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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 05, 1912, Image 14

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' ers and Fletcher of Giants added
three hits each to their totals.
Josh. Devore was the charity
kid. In sixth. round of second
game he muffed Iwa flies, giving
Phils an unnecessary run.
Slim Sallee and Rube Benton
fought on even terms, but slow
fielding by Reds gave St Louis
a win.
Hoblitzel and Egan sandwich
ed a pair of poor plays, with two
.hits and it was pay day for the
Cards. - (
The nine hits of the Reds were
scattered. t
Good night! The Boston
Braves and Brooklyn, who might
win a pennant in the Ep worth
League, put up the best battle the
National League has seen this
year,
Eddie Stack, theXogan Square
prider held Braves to three hits in
13 innings, fanning .seven and
yielding but two passes,
- Dickson of Boston was almost
as good. He gave but six hits"
two of them giving Brooklyn a
victory in 13th. A single and a
fumble in the outfield allowed
Brooklyn to tie score in ninth-
John Titus, former Philly, was
only batter to knock out - more
than 5ne hit. He poked-two of
his team's three.
Boston got a flying start in big
.series with Washington, treating
four of Griffith's young pitchers
rudely.
Engle, Gallia, Musser and Her
jring stacked up against Ray Col
lins, and &ay was better than
whole quartet
Gallia, secured from Kansas'
City, showed most for "Washing
ton.
Both of Washington's runs
were secured on drives by Chick
Gandil. He tore off two of the
Nationals' six hits. Milan also
got two.
Yerkes and Duff Lewis led Red
Sox, with two hits each out of a
total of nine.
Connie Mack and his former
fr(eat machine are ,being bumped
y the most lowly. Yanks hand
ed them a fine lacing yesterday.
Jack Coombs took the beating
of his life, the Yankees using their
paddles fourteen times with'good
effect.
Hal Chase smote the pill for a
double,, homer and single, leading
his team",
Ray Daniels sewed up the game
in the sixth when he emptied the
loaded sacks with a triple. He
also nailed a single.
Hartzell also smashed safely
three times, Ed Sweeney doing
the same thing.
While this slaughter was being
pulled off, Jack Warhop was
holding Macks to seven hits. ' -
Clarke Griffith has given up
hope of copping in the American.
He is trying to arrange a post
season series with Pittsburgh.
Games will be arrahged if con
sent can be secured from the na
tional commission.
George Stovall pf St Louis
Browns wa$reported "killed in a
wreck near -Niles, Mich- George
denied it He added that he had
been ousted as manager of an
Ohio ball team just in time to es
cape the ranks of "dead ones."

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