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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 17, 1913, Image 9

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, 'Jiat started a rally during -which he
counted. His runs were enough to
beat the Nationals.
; Reb has a pitching style all his
own. If runs counted when they
' reached third base he would not be
much of a success. It is no trouble
for the enemy to get runners to the
-third cushion. By way of first it is
270 feet to third base from the plate.
But with Russell pitching the rest
of the -circuit from third to home
seems about a mile to the opposition.
In the third inning yesterday Henry
opened with a double and Groom
followed with a triple, scoring a run
and leaving a man on third with
none out Russell then fanned Moef
Ier and Foster, and Milan popped
out
That occurrence is not unusuaL Jt
happens in nearly every game thje
Texan works. Some way or other a
runner noses his way to Lord's sta
tion and then he is marooned. An
other beauty of Russell's pitching Js
his steadiness. He is one of the few
left-handers in the business with
good control. Not a National walked
on him yesterday.
Ping Bodie got his second homer
of the series, putting the ball out of
the lot Fortunately, he was able to
walk around. It was a hot day and
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