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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 01, 1913, Image 10

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ten rounds in Terre Haute, Ihd., some
date before Oct. 10.
Has Oryile Overall shot his bolt?
After eight year as a star twirler
in the major leagues, he is back pitch
ing In the minors with the San
Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast
r "r.& with a percentage around
.270. But just understand that Barry
has driven in more runs per hit than
any other man on the Mack team.
He delivers in the pinch. That counts.
Barry is abetter man at taking
throws to second-base than Fletcher.
He also holds the. runners closer to
the sack. This will prevent the Giants
snowing some of their vaunted speed.
They will not get much of a start
from the keystone to score on a sin
gle. Barry will see to that.
At this position the Mackrnen have
the advantage. If Fletcher plays as
he has during the league campaign it
will be small. If he travels at his usual
world's series gait It will be moun
tainous. Both Cubs and Sox were prevented
from filling their exhibition dates yes
terday by rain. Today the Cubs ex
hibit in Toledo and the Sox team with
Milwaukee, champions qf the Amer
ican Association.
Macks recruits were licked again.
Ayres, a Washington youngster, fan
ned 11 of them and allowed four hits.
He did not issue a pass. ,
Back to the cellar again for the
Yanks. They lost to Boston twice. In
the first game the Yanks got seven
hits off Leonard. In the, second they
rolled only two off Moseley. Hooper
got a double and three singles in the
two games.
Brooklyn made nine runs In the
first inning of the first game against
the Phillies'; then the Doolniies nick
ed away and won in the ninth. In the
second game Walker held the Phils
to three'hlts. Lobett'got a homer and
three singles 1n the firsts Kirkpatrick
and Smith each' got three smashes in
the second.
Boston pounded Fromme hard and
Lefty Tyler eased the Giants off. Rar
iden and Sweeney of the Braves each
bingled three times. Tyler was pre
sented with $100, a chest of silver, a
couple of diamonds and a long
speech.
Jack Dillon and Cus Christie, crack
middlewelghts, have signed to box I
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Orvie Overall.
League and a fan remarked "that'
heworked like a'busher." -
"I am not so good as I used to be,"
said Overall, "but I have been out
of the game two years. I feel sure
that I will be able to get back. The,
hard grind to get into condition put
me, on the shelf for this season; I took
off 40 pounds in six weeks.
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