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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 08, 1912, Image 1

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THE DAY BOOK
500 S. PEORIA ST.
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TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 2, N.o. 9 Chicago, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 1912
One Cent
RED SOX TRIM GIANTS IN OPENER TESREAU
KNOCKED FROM BOX WOOD FANS ELEVEN
Polo Grounds, New York, Oct
8. "Smokey" Joe Wood, cham
pion pitcher of the American
League, withstood the onslaught
of the New York Giants, and the
Boston Red Sox triumphed over
the National Leaguers in the first
game df the world's series.
Wood pitched a remarkable
game. His terrific speed baffled
the Giants' and eleven of them fell
on strikes.
Jack Tesreau, McGraw's pitch
ing selection, outpitched Wood
for five innings. In " the sixth
Speaker's triple started Jiis down
fall and he took to cover in the
seventh.
Before the game Larry Doyle,
captain and second baseman of
the Giants, was presented with a
Chalmers automobile for being
.the most valuable player to his
team iri the National League.
There,, was 'little excitement
before the game. Fans crowded
every, inch of space inside the
Polo Grounds, Mayor Fitzgerald
of Boston and Mayor Gaynor of
New" York arrived together and
occupied a box back of third base.
Mayor Fitzgerald delighted
the fans by leaping from his box
and rushing across the field to
greet the Boston rooters who
were in a section on the other
side of the diamond.
The Batting Order. t
New York. Boston. j
Devore, If. Hooper, rf.
Doyle, 2b. Yerkes, 2b. .
Snodgrass, cf. Speaket cf..
Murray, rf . Lewis', 1L,
Merkle, lb. Gardner, 3b.
Herzog, 3b. Stahl, lb.
Fletcher, ss. Wagner, ss.
Meyers, c Cady, c ,
Tesreau, p. Wood, p.
Crandall, p.
Umpires American League,
O'Loughlin and Evans; National
League, Rigler and Klem. ....
The Game by Innings.
First inning Boston: Hooper
walked; Yerkes out, Doyle to
Merkle, Hopper going to second;
Speaker out, Doyle to 'Merkle,
Hooper going to third; 'Lewis
flied to Snodgrass; no hits; no
runs. New 'York: Devore fan
ned; Doyle out, Gardner to Stahl;
Snodgrass singled; Murray walk-
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