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; 'BASEBALL PICKUPS
c 'American League Chicago 9
0, Philadelphia 1-12; Washington
2-8, St. Louis 0-2; Detroit 7-4,
New York 4-2.
National League Pittsburgh
9-0, Boston 1-OSt. Louis 7, Phil
t There was no argument about
the Sox-Athletic double-header.
Each team won a game by a lop
Bill Lange showed city series
form in the first battle. He
checked the Macks with eight
Kits and would have scored a
fhut-out but for a pair of mis
cues. f Covaleskie, who had a brdther
'who killed the Giants, was han
dled roughly by the White. Sox.
They paddled him for 13 hits.
Rath, Mattick, Collins,, Zeider
and Lange each banged two hits.
Maffick poled a triple and Lange
Eleven of the Sox hits were
bunched in the fourth, fifth, sixth
Prank Baker secured three of
the eight Athletic hits,
i The second fight was a sad af
fair. One of Mack's youngsters,
Carl Brown, strangled! the Sox
with a single hit, a one-pot by
Doc White started for the
South Siders, but retired after he
had been prodded for six hits and
four runs in six rounds.
" Lamline, a young gent from
Gary, then gave the. Macks seven
hits, passed two and fired off
three wild pitches in the seventh.
Result, seven Athletic runs.
Lamline is the only piece of phi
lanthropy ever originated in the
Steel Trust town.
We stifle a desire to wheeze
about lamming line hits.
Eddie Collins-went hitless dur
ing the afternoon, Bill Lange fan
ning him twice.
Every timeOthe Cubs have an
off day Ring Lardner of the
Examiner breaks into poetry. For
the sake "of the public the Cubs
should never have an off day.1
Rain kept the Dodgers and
West Siders idie yesterday, mean
ing pair of games today and one
Washington edged into second
place by beating St. Louis twice.
The Browns were trailers both
Bob Groom outpitched Allison
in a hurlers' battle m the forepart.
Cashion mastered the Browns
in the second, while Washington
hit Powell and Adams safely 13
Williams, the National catch
er, whaled a double and two sin
gles in each game.
Milan made three hits in the
second game. Clyde also swiped
Jennings used two pitching re
cruits, Wheatley and Jensen, each
beating the" Highlanders.
Wheatley, who worked the sec
ond engagement, was the better
of the two He held New York to
seven hits, beating Russell Ford.
In the first game New York
whaled 14 hits off Jensen, but
scored only four times.