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Catcher Miller dropped the ball, and
the tieing run was over.
In the sixth Good got the only Cub
hit, a double. He fiddled around off
second and drew a throw from Miller.
It sailed to center field, and Good
went to third, from whence he scored
on a sacrifice.
Not every time will this wild base
running be as successful as yester
day. Many times the Cubs will be
caught, and will look foolish. But if
they continue to run as they did yes
terday, they will win more games
than they lose, and that is the true
test of any baseball stratagem.
In direct contrast is Joe Tinker's
team. The Chifeds are too careless on
the bags. They run all right, but are
frequently traped off bases. Oppos
ing pitchers and catchers have a bet
ter record of picking off Chifed play
ers who stray from safety, than they
have aaginst any other team.
With the bags loaded in the 13th
against Kay See yesterday Rolle
Zeider went off third for a little nap,
and was stabbed out by a quick.
tnrow from Pitcher Packard. That
buttoned up the rally effectually.
Hendrix has worked so much that
he was no better than an ordinary
Chifed pitched, and that's why Kay
See won. Claude wild-pitched home
the tieing run, and in the 14th three
successive singles were hit off his
delivery. He needs relaxation.
Our gang batted all right, but im
pure fielding and thoughtless work on
the bases killed the effect of the wal
lops. Monday is an open date in the
Federal schedule for western teams
and the Slouf eds and Tots will return
here for a double-header before going
east. The first game will start, at
1:30 and ladies will be admitted free,
as rain spoiled ladies' day Thursday.
Two games for the Sox against
Mackmen today. So far on the east
ern trip Cal's men have been having
their share of the bargain attractions.
This will be the third.
Buck Weaver is still unable to play j
because of the injuries he sustained
in a collision with Demmitt. The
scrappy shortstop says he is ready
for duty, but Cal is not taking any
It has practically bean settled that
Ed Walsh will get a chance against
the Athletics. If he performs credit
ably there his comeback will be as
sured. Pittsburgh and the Giants broke
all National League records when it
took 21 innings for the Giants to win.
Pirates-scored in the first inning and
were then held scoreless for 20
frames by Rube Marquard. Doyle
won the game by knocking a homer
back of Bescher's third single. Dur
ing the entire 21 innings Babe Adams,
who pitched for Pittsburgh, did not
pass a man. Wagner made three hits,
driving in the lone run.
Bill James held Reds to four hits.
Benton was almost as good. Evers
got back in the game and made two
Phillies and Cards slugged, but lat
ter bunched better. Jack Miller trun
dled three hits. Perdue fanned seven
and was right in the pinches.
Cleveland is keeping Washington
down in the American League race.
Beat Walter Johnson with Collamore
pitching. It is becoming a habit for
pitchers soft against other teams to
lick Walter. Johnson fanned 9. Wash
ington's fielding was punk.
Red Sox slapped CovaleskieNand
Hall hard, Collins holding Tigers.
Yerkes registered a double and two
Norman E. Brookes, A. F. Wilding,
A. W. Dunlop and S. N. Doust, the
Australian tennis team which will
compete for the Davis international
cup, is expected in Chicago late this .
afternoon. The Australians will play
Canada on the courts of the Onwent-
sia Club next Thursday, Friday and
Saturday, and the loser will be elimi
nated from competition.
We are, all a bad lot, because of
man's blasphemy against woman.
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