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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 21, 1912, Image 13

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, BITS OF SPORT
Standing of the Clubs.
American League. W.
-Boston 97
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f Philadelphia ...... ".83
Chicago 70
Detroit' 68
Cleveland 67
New York ,...48
Sf. Louis A7
L. Pet.
44 -.688
58 .594
58 .589
70 .500
75 .475
76 .468
92 .343
92 .338
L. Pet.
44 .686
52 .626
55 .610
70 .507
74 .468
83 .416
88 .371
96 .319
National League. "W.
New York 96
Chicago V 87
Pittsburgh 86
Cincinnati 72
Philadelphia ...... .65
St. Louis ... 59
Brooklyn .'...52
Boston 56
Yesterday's Results.
American League Chicago 6,,
(Washington 1 ; Detroit 6, Boston
4; Cleveland 9, New York 8.
'National League Chicago 3,
Brooklyn 2; Cincinnati 4-1, New
York 2-4; St. Louis 9-0, Philadel
phia 4-5; Pittsburgh 10, Boston 2.
Eddie Cicotte did some French
pitching that "was not under
stood by the lowbrows from
Washington. He mastered the
situation all the way, allowing
eight hits, which were scattered
except in the" seventh, when the
Nationals scored.
vEngle arfd Boejiling, two lik
able young men, were the unfor
tunates selected by Griffith to
fa"ce the Slathering Sox. Engle
went first six innings, during
which Sox scored all their runs
ahd pasted eight hits.
Two men got to first off Boeh
ling in two innings, one on a pass
and one on a hit.
Engle passed Rath and Mat
tick in the first, and swats by
Lord and Collins registered a pair
of runs.
Singles by Lord, Collins, Bor
ton, Zeider, a sacrifice by Weaver
and a one-time swat by Kuhn
dented the pan four times in
sixth.
Lord, Collins, Borton and
Weaver of Sox each maced a pair
of hits, as did Gandil and .Wil
liams of Nationals.
A whirlwind finish in ninth
gave Cubs final victory over
Brooklyn.
Pierce, southpaw 4ried by
Chance earlier in the season,
Worked seven innings against
Dodgers. He was belted four
times. Good batted for him in
the eighth, and Toney Worked
the last two frames.
With proper support Pierce
would not have been scored -on.
Wild pegs by Downs and Saier
were responsible for both Dodger
runs .
Saier made his bad peg a mem
ory in ninth when he slipped a
jolt to Pat Ragon, Brooklyn
grapeviner.
Sheckard singled to start the
ninth. W. Miller repeated. Tink
er fanned. Downs forced Miller
at second and swiped second.
Then Saier laced a triple 'to left
center, tieing the score He came
home when Fisher, made a mess
of Stengel's relay.
Neither team was strong with

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