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starring as a batter. Continuing Tiis
work he started at Boston, when he
doubled and stole a base, Jim yester
day cracked a home run wtih Ray
Schalk on base.
John Collins recovered from his
batting slump, prying a triple and
two singles off the three Yank heav
ers. Chase had a double and triple
to his credit.
Fifteen straight for the Athletics,
who clubbed Mitchell and Weilman
of the Browns for 13 hits, including
four triples and a double. Strunk
got two of the three-baggers. Plank
relieved Brown in the sixth, when St.
Louis scored three times. Eddie
ended the St Louis counting. Col
lins and Baker each got singles and
Another shutout victory for Walter.
Johnson, this time over Detroit,
which made two hits. This is John
son's second straight nine-inning
whitewash. Washington only made
one hit off the combined pitching of
Clauss and House, but it was a
triple by Gandil, following two
passes. In the third inning Johnson
fanned the side with ten pitched
balls. Four double plays by Wash
ington helped blank the Tigers.
Vean Gregg was walloped for four
hits by Boston before he could get
two men out in the first, and "when
Steen took his place Carrigan
pickled a triple, making the Red Sox
tally for the first round five. Cleve
land got 14 hits to 11 for Boston, butH
could not pull down the big lead.
Johnston and Jackson of the Naps
and Carrigan of Boston each con
nected for three hits. Collins pitched
the entire game for the champs.
The Phillies slipped again, this
time slipping over a victory on Cin
cinnati by a great ninth-inning rally,
in which three hits and three steals
yielded two runs. Mordecai Brown
pitched for Cincinnati, allowing sev
en hits, the Reds getting eight off
Seaton. Lobert got a double and
triple and Luderus a homer.
Fred Clarke pinched for Lefty
Cooper in the ninth and smacked' a
double that beat Brooklyn. Cutshaw
of the Dodgers rammed a single and
two triples. Rucker was knocked
out of the box in two innings by the
Pirates, and Wagner, one of Dahlen's
recruits, finished in impressive style.
It was his first big league game.
Thirty-two players took part in the
St. Louis-Boston combat, the Cards
nosing out in a ten-inning rally after
Boston had counted once. St. Louis
used five pitchers and Boston three.
Ed Konetchy got a homer, triple and
two singles, and Lee Magee compiled
a "quartet of singles. Kid Maranville
combed a double and single. Otto
Hess was the Boston pitcher who got
the heaviest mauling. Miller Hug
gins handled a dozen chances at sec
Covaleskie, the big left-hahder-who
beat the Giants out of a pennant in
1908, now playing with Chattanooga
in the Southern League, may edge
back into the big leagues wearing a
Detroit uniform in a few weeks.
President Navin said today he had
not actually purchased the Pole, but
has made arrangements to get Coval
eskie whenever he wants him.
Covaleskie now leads the Southern
League pitchers, with ten win and
The career of the giant Pole was
spectacular. In the fall of 1908, when
the CubB and Giants were battling
.rieck and neck for the National
League pennant, Covaleskie flashed
to,Jame "by pitching the Phils to vic
tory three times in a week over the
Giants, beating them out of the pen
nant. Great things were expected of
htm in 1909, but he dimmed and blew
up like a shooting star, slipping back
to the minors.
William Lathrop, the University of '
Notre Dame pitcher,- who was sup
posed to have signed with the New
York Giants, has been grabbed off by
the Wbjfe Sox and wUl join Calla
han's crew after school closes'.
The American pofo team beat the
English squad, 5y2 goals to 3, in the
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