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raced clear to second base, Maran
ville getting the decision. Then Con
nolly, who had traveled to second,
beat it back to first while Roger
stood and held the pill, too surprised
to do anything bilt-puff.
Phelan took Evers place. In the
second game he clouted a double and
two singles. Williams scored two of
the Cub runs in the first game with
a triple. Maranville got three, hits in
Mike Mitchell is still running wild
with Pittsburgh. He contributed a
double and two singles toward the
mauling handed Mordecai Brown
yesterday. Cincinnati was helpless
before McQuillan after the first in
ning. Wilson of Pittsburgh also got
a double and two singles.
Ragon relieved Walker in the sixth
inning and pitched great ball against
New York. Errors cost the Dodgers
the game in the eleventh. Demaree,
Fromme and Matty all took a turn In
the box for New" York. Seven sacri
.fice flies were registered during the
combat. Wheat, Burns and Shafer
did some effective batting. Both
teams fielded raggedly.
George Stovall got back in the
game and personally superintended
the victory his Browns scored over
the Yanks. The manager rapped two
doubles and a single. Jimmy Austin
soaked a triple and two singles.
Pitcher Mitchell of St. Louis was put
out of the game by TJmp O'LaughHn.
Stovall wired to Ban Johnson that
O'Laughlin had cursed Mitchell and
told the pitcher he called bad balls
purposely to get his goat. Fisher- and
McConnell were pounded.
Toronto and Jersey City of the In
ternational League established a new
record for consecutive scoreless in
nings yesterday when they played
twenty frames without a run. Hearne
pitched the entire game for Toronto
and only allowed seven hits. Not an
error was made by either team.
Harry Covaleski, the sp.uthpaw
who made a record as a "Giant Kill
er" while with the Phillies,. Has -been
secured from Chattanooga by Detroit.
Wisconsin's boxing season will
open in Superior Labor Day with a
ten-round fight between Spike Kelly
and Tommy Sheehan.
Jacinto Calvo, the Cuban outfield
er who played a couple of games on
the South Side with Washington, has
been farmed out to Atlanta by Clark
Griffith. He will return in the spring.
Pitcher House of Kewanee, pur
chased by the White Sox, pitched
a no-hit game against Muscatine of
the Central Association yesterday.
President Mike Cantillon of Min
neapolis denies any deal has been
made with the White Sox whereby
Pitcher Ralph Comstock will come
to Chicago at the end of the Asso
ciation season, but Comiskey is hot
after the minor spitballer.
In the game between Milwaukee
and Louisville at the latter city yes
terday a fan climbed onto the field
and tried to attack Umpire Murray
with a hammer. Policeman rescued
the arbiter. Louisville lost
Expert definition of the word
"amateur" can be had from Frank
Leroy Chance, who is piloting the
New York American League club
over rough trails.
Chance at one time caughfifor an
"amateur" team in California at a
salary of $125 a month, which dis
poses of the amateur thing.
Chance's father was William Har
vey Chance, president of the First
National Bank of Fresno, Cal., and
his ambition was that his son follow
his footsteps, and if he had been alive
in 1898 when Frank was deciding be
tween baseball and banking, the
chances are that Frank Farrell would
not now be paying the "Peerless
Leader" $25,000 a year to make a
regular team out of the misfit Highlanders.
Chance was born Sept. &, 1877, at
Fresno. He attended the public
schools and belonged to a "kid" nine,
of which he played any old position
,and was the star hitter.
v -In-lSSb he played with a semi-pro