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BITS OF SPORT
, Yesterday's Results. -
National League Chicago 4,
New York 3; Pittsburgh 2,
Brooklyn 1; Boston 8, St. Louis
4; Cincinnati 6-1, Philadelphia
American League Philadel
'The pennant is gone, tut the
Cubs by winning yesterday have
the satisfaction of taking the ma
jority of the year's series from
'New York. The count is now
Cubs 12, New York 9, with tp
days game closing the series.
Again Jimmy Lavender failed
to last against the Giants. New
York' scored all its runs in the
four innings he worked.
Ed Reulbach was a real whale,
holding the Giants to two hits
and not the semblance of a run in
the last five rounds.
Mathewson got a sound thump
ing all the' way. If Jim Archer
had been able to ran the Cubs
would have, rolled Up a larger
score than they did on their ten
hits. v ' '
Archer, Sheckard and Miller
singled in the third,- but Jim
could not! score until Tinker
polea a long fly.
In the seventh Archerdecided
to walk: around the bases. He
hammered ihe pill into the left
field bleachers for the circuit
John Evers returned to ' the
fray, driving in a run with -a
double and pulling several spark
ling plays in the field.
Robinson of Pittsburgh and
Ragon o.f Brooklyn hooked up in"
one of the prettiest pitching duels
of the year. Each allowed, three
Ragon was the goat. In the
second inning ,. Wagner tripled
and Wilson prodded him home
with a four-base smash, '
Fromrne and Benton did great
work against Philadelphia, each
twirling a shut-out game. Ffom-"
me allowed four hits in the first
battle, Benton giving one more
Cincinnati hammered the pill
at will in the first game. In the
second they extended themselves
to beat Alexander.
Knisely, a Cincinnati recruit,
partook of four hits in the two
games. Bob Bescher also did
some hard swatting-
The St Louis Cards and Bos-,
ton Braves staged another
Bresnahan used all the recruits
at his command. Gilhooley, a new'
center fielder, poled three hits.,
Eddie Plank blanked the Naps
with four hits, while the Athleti
ics were rolling up a big score,
due to heavy hitting and punk
fielding by Chapman and Lajoie
Lajoie blew in the seventh,
making three errors in a row, and
the Macks rolled up seven runs-
Charley Murphys horseshoe is
still on the job. The luck of the
West Side boss in securing three
of the eight players drafted from
the American Association, two pf
them sought by the White 'Sox, is
unprecedented in baseball his
tory. In drawing Russell Blackburne
from Milwaukee, Murphy pulled
the ten strike of the first draft