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ones who traveled past second base
during the battle.
Hendrix was wild and the Terriers
could hit him until they were in a
position to score. Then they failed.
Claude is due for some credit be
cause he didn't let the other people
get any damaging blows, but there
is a bit of luck mixed in such a feat.
Because of this victory and a win
for Kansas City the first three teams
in the Federal league are so closely
grouped, that the entire trio can
change places in one afternoon.
Tinker wants to come home in the
lead, to give his men confidence in
the battles impending with the east.
To do so he must win two of the
three remaining games with St.
Louis. He has a chance, for Jones'
best bet is out of the way.
' Grover Alexander is probably very
much discouraged. He was so inef
fective yesterday that the Cards got
to him for six hits.
' Braves were lucky to get a split
with Pirates. They played enough
bad baseball to lose two. Kantleh
ner held 'em to two hits in openep.
Pfeffer was soft and Dodgers were
halted. Groh continued his batting
spree with a triple and smgle.
Washington split with Browns,
Bbehling winning and Johnson losing
a duel with Weilman. Johnson had
remarkable control, pitching 63
. strikes and 15 balls in the eight in
nings. Only once in the game did a
hatter get two balls. In the second
Waning he pitched nine straight
Ten pitchers participated in Tiger
Yank double-header. Donovan used
wo in each battle. Covaleskie
patched first for Jennings, then five
fallows tried their luck in the second.
Cobb got five hits.
1 Leonard weakened in ninth of the
second game and Red Sox lost chance
tp pass White Sox. Ruth was good
j,.Nick Cullop gave Pittfeds five hits
apd Kay See gained on St Louis.
Bender blew in eighth and Brook
lyn- batted him for runs enough to
win. Walsh hit a double and two
Manager St al lings of the Braves
has released Outfielders Cather and
Gilbert to Toronto. Pitcher Strand
has been indefinitely suspended for
failure to keep in condition.
New York Yanks have released
Marty McHale to Montreal, Ensign
Cottrell to Richmond and Pete Daley
Jack Ness,' first baseman of the
Oakland team of the Pacific Coast
league, established a new record yes
terday, a single giving him at least
a bingle a day for 41 consecutive
games. The previous record was 40
games, held by Ty Cobb.
TENNIS CHAMP FACES STARS OF
R. Norris Williams, the Boston ten-
nis champion, will meet some of the
best on the courts in the Panama
Pacific exposition matches, and some
of the many stars developed on the
coast are expected to make him sten
a pretty lively clip. Dean Mathey,
G. M. Church and W. M. Washburn
went wth Williams to tackle the
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