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innings. Tinker started with Benton
in the box and closed with Brown,
two others coming between. Seven
teen hits were made off Ragon, who
went the distance for Brooklyn. Josh
Devore registered four singles, Cut
shaw a triple and two singles and
Tinker and Groh three singles each.
Johnny Bates acted as pinch hitter
in the eighth and smote a homer.
Miller Huggins is in a mood to
kick the family cat. His gang made
twenty-four hits in two games
against Boston, but dropped the pair.
Miller got by with only two pitchers
in the first game, but had' to use the
usual three in the second. Hess and
Rudolph pitched for Boston. The
double victory put the Braves ahead
of St. Louis in the pennant race.
Myers of Boston swatted a homer
and two doubles in the double fray.
Huggins and Whitted of the Cards
each got a triple and three singles.
Here's real hard luck. Pitcher
Timmersman of the Chicago Feds
allowed Kansas City only one hit in
nine innings, but it was a homer in
the first inning following two passes.
Chicago could-get only one run..
After much consideration, the
Federal League has decided not to
expand its circuit during the present
season. The promoters of the league
received requests from Detroit and
Toledo for franchises, but concluded
it would be poor policy to enlarge
during the race. It was -figured
that if the organization finished a
successful campaign with its present
membership it will be in a stronger
position next year when the eight
club plans gets a trial.
Richard de Niehaus, a southpaw
pitcher, and Callahan, a shortstop,
have been sold by Battle Creek to
the St. -Louis Cards for ?5,000. A
dollar to a prune the heaver with
the French-German name is dubbed
"Rube." It's a habit.
A memorial building to Mike Mur
phy, the world-famous athletic train
er, will be erected at the University
of Pennsylvania. A committee has
been appointed and subscriptions will
be solicited from leading athletic
Charlie White, the Chicago very
light lightweight, defeated by Jack
Britton on the Fourth at New Or
leans, has been matched for a go
with Freddie Welsh, the English bat
tler, at Butte, Mont., August 2. It's
a swell chance for White to make a
reputation. He did not lose much
prestige because Of his defeat by
Britton, as the latter outweighed him
nearly ten pounds. Welsh is tough
meat, however, and White will have
to show more than he has ever ex
hibited before in order to win.
Trouble in the Boston Red Sox
management. Jimmy McAleer claims
Jake Stahl has been trying to have
him ousted from the presidency by
the stockholders, and is trying to
scare up support from the minority
interests to keep him in control. Mc
Aleer charged Stahl with being re
sponsible for the poor showing of
the team this year and as a result
of this bickering open warfare is said
to exist. Those on the inside declare
either Stahl or McAleer must step
down and out.
Patsy Tebeau, skipper of the
Cleveland team when the aggrega
tion was ready for a fight or frolic
every day, does not believe the pub
lic wants to see ladylike ball playing.
He opines the fans like to see some
scrappy work. Here's how he sizes
up the situation:
BY PATSY TEBEAU
Manager of Famous Cleveland
Show me a ball club out there
fighting every inch of the way and
I'll show you a team that is after
This having players going through
the parlor business of shaking hands
every time they meet is foolish. It
gives the fans the wrong impression.
You've got to get that old fighting
spirit to win. Keep 'em hustling.
We never thought of greeting our
opponents. Our idea was to get out