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BASEBALL ALL THE SPORT DOPE BOXING
Question White's Shut-Out Record
Federal League Draws Well.
Look Out! Walsh Is Coming Fast
Evers Switches Batters. ,
American League. h
Chicago, 4; Philadelphia, 3.
Cleveland, 7; New York, 2.
Boston, 5; Detroit, 4 (10 innings)
St Louis, 7; Washington, 3.
No games scheduled. .
Chicago, 8; Indianapolis, 2. i
.St Louis, Sl; Covington, 7. I
Cleveland, 2; Pittsburgh, 1. " -i
Milwaukee, 11; St Paul, 1. T
Columbus, 4; Toledo, 1.
Kansas City, 2; Minneapolis. 1,
Louisville, 8 3; Indianapolis, 0 -tf
Some sections of Ed Walsh, White.
LSoz pitching machine, are ready forf
a hard campaign in the box. Other,
cogs are not quite oiled to the smooth'
ThS big fellow showed this -yester J
day when h.ebeat the Athletics in a"
gruelling battle. He was there with
the cunning and nerve; his heart did
not fall in the most trying situations.'
But trouble with his arm -was-responsible
for the majority of these crucial
moments. Throughout the game
Walsh favored his pitching member,'
cutting loose with his noted, spitted
only when it was a necessity.
, Another .week of daily work-outs
and Walsh will be there. That means'
more than that he 'win be able to
take his regular turn In the box. It' .
means that Callahan will have a res
cuer ready-to inject into the fray any
time the, starting pitcher begins to"1
wabble. And -with Walsh to InsDire
them the Sor are liable to come from
Some statistical bug from Cleve
land busts in today with the claim
that Doc White did not pitch 56 con
secutive shut-out innings in 1904,
setting the mark at which Walter
Johnson Is now shooting.
Doc's goose-egging career is sup
posed to have started In the last in
ning of a game against the Yankees
August 3. From then until the sec
ond inning against St Louis October
N7 the pan was not dented while .he
At least, that's what we all
thought, and records, seemed to bear
it out But the Cleveland man claims
to have discovered that in a game
in September the Naps made three
runs against Doc, one in the second,
one in the sixth and one in the ninth.
We have not the record of that game,
and until it is produced Doo's 56 in
nings of whitewash stand.
Johnson scored Ids seventh
straight win of the season and made
it 52 2-3 innings since a run has been
scored on him when he fought the
Sox away from the plate Saturday. H
He is 41-3 innings shy of White's
generally accepted mark. The Na
tionals' smoke man will have a
chance against the Browns this week
to go ahead of White. It was the St
Louis team which smashed Doc's
Larry Lajoie is suffering from a
bum hand and may be out of the
Cleveland line-up for a few days. He
has been advised to rest up oy the
v AI Kaufman has been secured as
a training partner by Gunboat Smithy
who is getting in shape for his fight
with Jess Willard a week from to
morrow night in San Francisco.
Pal Moore and Johnny Griffith are j behind and win many a game while
bflted tQ4gft twelve rounds, at Akron, the glutton holds down the enemv.
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