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National League Chicago 5,
St, Louis 4.
American League Boston
5-3, Chicago 3-0; Detroit 5, Phil
adelphia 3; St. Louis 3, Washing
ton 2; New York 3-4, Cleveland
A four-run lead in the first in
ning enabled Cubs to stall off a
late rush by St. Louis.
Lavender, after giving Cards,
three hits and one run in first six
rounds, eased off, and was stung
for six hits and three runs in the
last three frames.
Long hits by Jerry Downs and
Heine Zimmerman gave Cubs
their lead. Sheckard beat out an
infield tap, Downs tripled, and
Zim husted a homer.
Zimmerman's smash was long
est homer ever made on West
Side, and one of the hardest hit
balls, ever seen in a big league
game. The pill hit the top of the
scoreboard in left field. '
Tinker was out with a sore
foot, and Downs did his work
well. He handled eight of nine
fielding chances, and besides his
triple hlew a single and a sacri
fice fly that ptjt over the winning.
run in round eight.
Koney and Hauser each ram
med two hits for Cards?
Vic Safer failed to get a hit, but
his fielding was sensational. In
ninth he made two dandy stops
that prevented Cards tieing it np.
With a better break in luck,
Sox would have split with Bos
In first game Joe Benz gave
Red Sox but four hits. His wild
ness, however, was costly, five
Some -funny errors by Ray
Schalk also hurt White Sox. Ray
pulled two bulls in twenty sec
onds, and each counted a run.
In fourth Wagner tried to
score on an infield tap and was
safe when he knocked the ball
from Schalk's hands. Carrigan
tried to score while the catcher
recovered the ball. Ray got it and
placed it on Corrigan before he
crossed the plate, but again he
dropped the pill.
Gardner was the timely club
ber for Boston.
Bodie, Zeider and Morris Rath
each-nudged two hits in first com
bat. In the second -Joe Wood beat
White Sox unaided. He allowed
them six hits and whiffed eight
Taylor, young pitcher from
Texas, was a whale in all but
fourth innjng, when Boston made
three hits count three runs. They
got but four hits in other seven
Once more Ted Easterly pinch
ed and singled.
Rath was suspended from sec
ond game because of a tun in with
Ump. Wesfervelt.' Ernie John
son took his place and staked
himself to a pair of hits and took
care of eight fielding chances.
Sox have finished their eastern
trip and open in Cleveland to
morrow. Callahan's men have
best record of any western team
on the present trip. They copped