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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 17, 1913, Image 12

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home with the winning run. Boeh
ling was taken out in the seventh
inning, so does not get credit for the
victory. He gave four hits. Walter
Johnson -pitched the last inning to
make victory certain. Gandil, Milan
and Henry each got two hits off of
Lefty Leverenz. Jimmy Austin field
ed sensationally.
Once more Cleveland failed to gain
on the Athletics, splitting a double
bill with the Yanks. Mitchell out
pitched McConnell in the first, and
Fisher shaded Blanding in the sec
ond. Both mills were slugfests.
Hartzell got two hits in each game.
Doc Johnston of the Naps got three
in the first
Jeff Tesreau lucked the last game
from Cincinnati,, the Giants making
a clean sweep. Tesreau was hit nine
times and gave five passes, sensa
tional fielding by Fletcher keeping
down the score. Suggs was pounded
from the mound in the fourth and
Packard pitched well the remainder
of the game. Joe Tinker was chased
in the fifth inning for kicking to Um
pire Orth. Groh, ian ex-Giant, play
ing second for the Reds, was the
fielding star of the day, .putting up
the best game seen in New York this
year.
Otto Hess only jave the Pirates
four hits, but one was a homer by
Wilson in the second with a man on
base. Camnitz held the Braves to
half a dozen scattered blows, Maran
ville getting three and Connolly two.
The win put Pittsburgh only one
game behind the Cubs.
The Phillies are not through. They
put on another late rally yesterday,
taking four straight from St. Louis.
Cravath won th game with a homer
with a man on in the eighth. Dooin
used three pitchers, but the Cards
registered only five hits. Lobert poled
a double and single off Griner. Rebel
Oakes equaled Lobert. Whitted field
ed sensationally at short for St.
Louis.
Lefty Leifield, sold to Atlanta by
the Cubs, refused to report to the
Southern League team, but left for
his home In St. Louis. The veteran
southpaw objected to a salary cut.
President Hedges of the Browns
denied a report that he had gone to
Little Rock to confer with Johnny
Dobbs, manager of the Montgomery
Southern League team, about his
taking over the management of the
St. Louis Americans. Dobbs, former
Brooklyn outfielder, is head of the
St Louis Southern farm, and Hedges
said he wanted to see him about
players. "Stovall will be manager of
the Browns so longas I am satisfied
with his work," said Hedges. This is
the second time a rumor has gotten
afloat that Stovall was to be ousted
as head of the Browns.
Earl Moore, Philly pitcher, -has
been sold to the Cards. Moore has
done spotty work for Dooin, pitch
ing big league ball one day and the
sand lot article the next
- Carl Cashion, the big pitcher Clark
Griffith expected to develop into a
second Walter Johnson, must have
absolute rest for at least ten months
if he is ever to pitch again, according
to physicians who have examined his
arm. Cashion strained the ligaments
in his pitching member early in the
season, and, though they have heal
ed, he cannot get back his terrific
speed. Griff has also sent Clark, the
pitcher he bought from the Yanks,
to Atlanta for further seasoning. He
has reserved the right to recall him
at any time.
John McCraw is trying to start a
carnival of nations. He has signed
Emilio Palmero, star pitcher of the
Amendares team of Havana. He will
report next spring.
o o
An author who was present at the
first night performance of a very
successful play written by a rival de
clared afterwards that it was the
poorest piece he had seen. "Then
why did you not hiss it?" inquired a
friend. "Impossible," was the retort,
"a man cannot hiss and yawn at the
same time!"

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