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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 20, 1912, Image 13

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BITS OF SPORT
t Yesterday's Results.
National League New York
5, St. Louis 2. All other games
postponed; rain.
American League Boston 4,
Detroit 3. All other games post
poned ; rain.
Yesterday's postponement cer
tainly worked a hardship on the
Cubs, as tfiey will have to meet
, Giants tomorrow after' today's
double-header with the Phillies.
Lew Richie is being saved for
cla"sh with New York. Since leav
ing here Giants have gained a full
game and Chance wants to cut
off that lead. '
Jimmy Archer has recovered
from his injuries and Cubs will
present their regular battle front
tomorrow.
Connie Mack is taking advan
tage of every kink to catch Bos
ton. Jack Coombs was not ready
to pitch yesterday, so the Sox
. 'Athletic game was postponed on
account of rain. "It did sprinkle
slightly.
Giants got an, early lead over
St. Louis and won eased up.
Crandall and Sallee each al
lowed seven hits, but Giants
bunched bingles in second and
scored three times.
Konetchy, Card first baseman,
poked three hits. ' '
Boston was lucky tcrwin 'only
game in American League.
Detroit outhit Red Sox, but
Tiger errors allowed Boston to
put over the sugar point in sev
enth. Sam Crawford and Tris Speak
er each knocked three safeties,
one of Crawford's being a triple.
New York Giants have pur
chased Schupp, a pitcher, from
Decatur of Three-I League. Cost
Brush $5,000. ;
. Chicago printers beat Pitts
burgh yesterday in the opening
game of the annual printers'
tournament. Bjlger, who plays
with Jofiets, cracked a homer,
double and single for Chicago.
Fred Clarke has shaken up Pi
rate team, benching Mike Don
lin and Alec McCarthy on eve of
Giant series. Menser goes to out
field and Butler, lately with St
Paul, will hold down second.
After learning that state box
ing ' commission might block
scheduled match between himself
and Joe Jeannette, Jack Johnson
"hasannounced he will not start
training for a few days. Cinder
certainly loves work.
Joe Jeannette showed his class
last night by disposing of Jeff
Madden in two rounds at the Gar
den A. C, New York. i
In same show Luther McCar
thy failed to come up to expecta
tions, the best he could get being
a draw with Jess Willard-
Two Cincinnati capitalists have
made an offer to Charley Ebbetts
for the Brooklyn club. Brooklyn
has a new grandstand and all that
is needed to make the team a win
ner is about six new players.
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Doctor Your temperature
seems to have taken a drop or
two.
Patient Can't I do the same,
doGtor? '
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