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for duty, but he will find his job well
taken care of by Berger, and will
have to wait to go to work until the
Sox strike a losing streak.
Yesterday's double win makes 16
out of 18 for the Sox, and they moved
into second place, as both Washing
ton and Detroit lost,
vO Collins got five hits, Blackburno
three, including a homer, and Bodie
and Schalk also smacked a trio of
If Joe Tinker can keep his team
going at anything near its present
gait, it is difficult to see how he can
fall out of first place. Indianapolis,
the only serious challenger at pres
ent, can whale the remaining teams
of the league, but fails miserably
when stacked against the Tots.
At present Indianapolis is three
v games behind. The Tots begin a home
series with the Hoosiers today and
should widen the gap before the clash
Though Tinker is not adding new
players, extra strength is developing
among the Tots. Fred JBeck, weak
with the stick at the start of the sea
son, is coming forward as one of the
most dependable rappers. Wickland
and Zwilling are still batting over
.300, and, though Arthur Wilson has
quit knocking homers, he makes
enough hits to keep in the charmed
Zeider is progressing, and Tinker,
who has been the real weak batter,
has picked up in the past week.
In front of this kind "of hitting the
flingers do not have to be of remark
((m. St. Louis beat Mathewson. Doak
7 outpitched Big Six. Huggins, Wingo,
Butler and Wilson batted the victory.
Phillies and Pirates made 15 runs
In first .four innings. Mamaux, re
cruit, pitched the last five innings
. for Pittsburgh and didn't allow a hit
Four other heavers were soft. Magee
pasted two doubles and a single.
Reds got a big read, then almost
lost because of wildness of Benton.
Moran got triple and single, Stengel
triple and two singles and Smith three
singles. 7 .
Old Eddie Plank blanked Detroit i
with three hits. Macks bunched their t
four off Dauss. Six Tigers fanned.
Birdie Cree broke back in the big I
league with three singles and a walk, i
Warhop outpitched Mitchell and j
Browns got five runs off Boehling
in first two innings. Nationals '
couldn't overcome lead. Milan knock- .
ed two triples.
Brookfeds won two from Baltimore
on pitching of Seaton and Lafitte.
Cooper batted four hits in first battle. '
Bob Groom pitched a regular game,
and Sloufeds beat Indianapolis. Ward
Miller bagged a pair of doubles.
Earl Moore held Pittsburgh to six
hits. Soft for Buffalo. Hanford clout
ed a double and single.,
Yanks have signed Pius Schwert,
catcher and captain of the University
of Pennsylvania team.
Johnny Bates, outfielder, has been
released unconditionally by the Reds. I
Johnny Griffith, Akron lightweight,
is going to Australia for five fights.
England defeated Belgium in dou
bles for the Davis tennis cup. England
will now meet France in the second
round. Germany has withdrawn.
Indianapolis, 4; St.. Paul, 2.
Cleveland, 2; Minneapolis, 3.
Columbus 5; Kansas City, 12.
Louisville, 1; Milwaukee, 5.
BALLPLAYERS HAIL FROM
Bullhead, S. D.
NNut, Fla. Columbia State.
SENSE OF SIGHT
Harry Ma, can the new maid see
in the dark?
Mother No, why?
Harry Because I heard her tell
pa in the hall last night he hadn't