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gotten by that spot ifStanley hadnt
committed an error that let the Stog
ies fill the bases.
Stanley was playing because Tink
er objected to the umpire's judgment
on balls and strikes. Joe kicked too
strenuously and was canned from the
game. Before leaving he had pound
ed a double that helped in the scor
ing. Keeping pace with Indianapolis is
nerve-tearing work The Hoosiers
are stepping along game for game
with the Tots, and the significant
part of their performance is that they
have been cleaning up against Balti
more and Brooklyn, the best teams'
in the East.
Joe's gang must also succeed
against these teams to retain the
lead, and wait for the break that will
send Indianapolis down. The Phil
lips crew has shown a tendency to
slump periodically, and drop several
games before regaining its stride.
The Tink attack, resembles the
Mackmen. They climb aboard a
pitcher in one inning, all take loud
swats, roll up a good run total, and
then take it easy until danger threat
ens. It is Brennan's turn to work today,,
and then Hendrix will come along for
another whirl. Lange, Prendergast
and Fisk are constantly warmed up
ready to rush to the rescue should
one of the big three falter.
Justice!" Robbers grabbed the sil
ver that was presented to John Evers
by Chicago admirers. But Boston
bugs gave John a celebration yester
day and handed him some more eat
Braves downed Cards, Evers head
ing winning rally in eighth. Tyler
outpitched Perritt. Schmidt knock
ed a triple and two singles.
Giants, lammed Ames in first and
beat Reds handily. Eleven Reds were
stranded, Demaree being good in
tight places. Merkle batted a homer
and triple and Fletcher a double and
triple. Fletcher was still badly off in
his fielding. Fingy's erratic work has
been a handicap to McGraw recently.
Kixey held Pirates to six nits ana
easilv won for Phils. Paskert bang
ed a double and two singles. Becker
and Koney got two diows eacn.
AH four western teams lost in Na
Tigers got third . straight from
Naps. Oldham outpitched three Nap
pitchers and busted two doubles and
single himself. McKee and Jackson
smashed three hits each. Cobb got
Baltimore bunched five of its six
hits to beat Kay See. Gilmore pasted
a double and two singles and Meyer
a double and single.
Moseley held slugging Tip Tops to
four hits, and his mates slapped La
fitte viciously. Kauff smoked tw& hits
and stole his dailybase.
Buffalo registered 17 hits to down
Sloufeds, Keupper being victim. Ag
ler, Engle and Smith cracked three
Now rumor is selecting Mike Don
lin, Giant "supe," as manager of the
Yankees. McGraw would undoubt
edly give Donlin his release if the job
She You say you despise bath
ing, yet you are always on the beach.
He I know it but you see I'm a
bookkeeper and I'm lonesome un
less I'm where there are figures.