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Iy, and if they do not shape tip wqll.
within the next week it will npt be
for lack of hard wdrk. Morning prac
tice is the order every day and will
be continued until the squads hits
ftthe road again.
Cleveland at last broke into the
won column with the Sox as victims.
Cal's crew is still in the lead, how
ever, holding half a game advantage
over the Tigers, who are surprising
everyone by their early season spurt.
No excuses can be. found for the
defeat. It needs no ahbi, and statis
tics will be searched in vain in order
tfc" Reason begaTu H!j hjis 'fiv ba
re&pojisible for at least half of ihei
Sox victories and the bats of Black
burne and Daley have also played mr
Birmingham continued to play
Wood in right field, and the young-
ster came through with a tnpe and
single. Ir Birmy can inject some life
into his aggregation there is stuj a
chance for him to make a showing.
Certainly the latent power is there.
Indianapolis Feds opened their
home season to 16,000 fans, being
beaten by St. Louis in a ninth-inrimg
rally when Falkenberg went to pieces;
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Walter Johnson, Who Lost His First-Came Yesterday.
to "fix the loss on Buck Weaver and
his .daily erratic throw. He commit
ted the wild peg, all right, but the
Naps batted a clean defeat into the
records against Eddie Cicotte. Ten
times they smashed Eddie's knuckle
ball, two doubles and a triple being
included in. the swatting.
Willie Mitchell, who was treated so
rudely here in the opening.game, had
revenge. Our gang hit safely lialf a
dozea times, Ping Bodie making one
double. Golllns, Blackbume and
Daley were the gents who went hit-
This is the first time, Shauno has,
failed to collect a smash or two since
Ward Miller stung "three hits. Keup
per pitched well for the Sloufeds.
Cy Barger pitched good ball tq let
Pittsburgh beat Brooklyn. Bradley
of Pittsburgh smote four hits.
Earl Moore, last year with the
Cubs, was batted hard by Baltimore,
Wilhelm holding Buffalo. Swacina
of Baltimore collected three hits.
Every Fed game but the local affair
was decided by one run.
Walter Johnson took a licking, be
ing outpitched by A. Johnson, a Bed
Sox recruit Johnson allowed five
runs in the last three innings, and
was hit nine times. A. Johnson allow
ed, half a dozen soaks. Foster of