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games, despite the poor pitching of
the Whale moundmen.
Flack has continued to hit, Smith
has come forward surprisingly, and
Zwilling has done at least his share.
And the catchers always hat hard. In.
Fischer and Wilson Tinker has the
hardest hitting pair of backstops in
the circuit He is lucky in that one
of them hats right-handed and the
other from the first base side of the
plate, so he can switch with a view
to the pitching encountered. Fischer
played part of the game yesterday
and cracked two singles. Wilson fin
ished and slammed a single and a
Westerzel had his first try in a
Whale uniform, batting in the latter
stages of the game and producing a
Connie Mack is taking drastic steps
to rebuild his wrecked baseball ma
chine. Disposing of Bender, Plank,
Coombs and Eddie Collins and allow
ing Baker to remain idle has not been
enough for the long leader of the
Now he has sold Pitcher Bob Shaw
key to the Yanks at the waiver price
and it is understood Shortstop Jack
Barry is on the market Shawkey
failed to get in condition. Rumors of
lack of harmony have come up fol
lowing the benching of Barry.
Black Jack was slightly spiked in
the final game the White Sox played
in Philadelphia June 19. The injury
was not serious and he was not taken
out of that game. But since, then he
has not appeared in uniform and has
been taken on none of the team's
Collins, Baker and Barry were
i(4 warm friends, and the departure of
his two pals may have had an effect
on Barry's work. He is a remarka
ble shortstop, as good a defensive
man as there is in the game and a
dangerous batter in a pinch. Kopf Is
now playing short.
Same old Johnson. Blanked the
Mackmen with six hits and fanned
seven. Johnson has not been scored
Ton for 28 Innings. Hay Morgan,
Washington second baseman, has
been suspended for being in an auto
mobile accident in which he narrow
ly escaped serious injury.
Yanks batted Shore hard in second
inning of first game and beat Red
Sox. In afterpiece McHale failed to
last an inning and Carrigan's gang
Detroit scored all six runs in third
inning off Hagerman. Cobb stole his
Sherrod Smith held Phils to three
hits and not a runner reached second.
Rlxey was batter hard.
Poor old Christy Mathewson. He
held Braves to six hits in 11 innings
and was master all the way. Tesreau
outpitched Tyler in second. Grant's
batting featured first game.
Sloufeds outslugged Baltimore. To
bin and Walsh each hit homers. Dav
enport and Suggs were knocked out
Buffalo's numerous pitchers and
catchers made enough wild throws to
give Pittsburgh an easy win. Mowrey
,slapped a triple and two singles.
He Girls are queer creatures f
They marry the first idiot who asks
them, as a rule. I suppose you'd do
the same, wouldn't you?
HelenJack, this is so sudden!
Villa having lost his base of sup
plies a certain American manufactur
er of baked beans evidently has fallen
down on his job, or else double cross