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Fromme draws the demerit. Cheney,
who pitched the ninth inning for the
Cubs, is credited with beating the
Giants twice in two days.
It may be noted that the Sox were
not mentioned in the "head" to this
dwelling of dope. There's a reason.
Even a human with a head can't talk
intelligibly about the Sox, and it isn't
fair to expect anything better from
a newspaper column.
. Callahan's men have now lost six
straight-games on the road, and nine
of the last ten they have played, or
tried to play. Yesterday the pitching
was good and the fielding was high
team, and today they are in full rout.
Any time the Yanks, with Ray Cald
well pitching, can beat a team com
prising the individual stars of the
Sox, there is something woefully
wrong. Caldwell is so little thought
of as a twirler, that only the other
day Chance announced he would try
to convert him into an outfielder to
utilize his batting.
Teamwork is a lost art among the
Hose. In the sixth inning yesterday
with two on and none out Daniels
dumped a short fly back of Rath.
Rath, Fournier or Chase could have
caught the pill without great diffi-
Though the Giant shortstop has been playing sensational ball this year,
His errors in the last two games have started the Cubs on winning rallies.
class, but the batters committed their
usual crimes against the air. Four
hits was the total of the Sox swat
ting, and Ray S chalk got a pair of
these. Most of the bingles were made
with none out, and the runner could
usually proceed to second on a sac
rifice, but after reaching there he was
deserted by his comrades. Old Man
Pinch Hit was absent for the sixth
The first defeats of the Sox were
caused by a lack of fight and ginger.
As the beatings piled up more of the
fight naturally was taken out of the
culty. All of them ran for it and
each stopped when almost under the
ball. It fell safe among their feet
and the stage was set for the Yanks
to clean up three runs.
All the Sox have to do after leaving
New York to play a series in Wash
ington and one in Philadelphia. The
prospects are bright
Kid Smith pitched the last two in
nings against the Yanks and was not
scored on, though hit once in each
Doubles by Baumgardner and
Pratt and singles by Balenti and