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lay the job until after the season
closed, but his physicians are advis
ing immediate action. Tinker will be
in uniform Saturday, Tinker day,
when the Terapins battle the Whales.
Blurbs of the last few days that the
Bed Sox had exploded and were due
for a slump appear to have been ill
timed. Carrigan's crew lost a few
games, showing they are human, but
are back at their old winning stride.
9 Again the schedule came to their
assistanc'e, giving them the soft pick
ing of the Athletics after they had
dropped three in a row to the Yanks.
A team which carries the pitching,
batting and fielding power of the Red
Sox cannot be expected to slump over
a very long period. Shore held the
Macks to one hit and Knowlson was
ponnded. Hooper, Barry and Speak
er drove in the runs.
yVashington swept five straight
from Yanks. Five Yank pitchers were
easy in double bill, Harper an,d Gallia
performing well for Griffs.
Passes and errors let Tigers pass
Cleveland after Lowdermilk and Bor
land had been knocked from the box.
Incidentally Cobb poled two singles,
a double and stole a base. The slump
Once more the Phillies have shown
ability to pull away from their rivals
when danger threatened. Winning
two games from New York while
Brooklyn was trimming Braves gave
them a fair margin with which to
head through the west It is only a
three-game lead over -the. Dodgers
and four over the Braves, but Moran's
people are playing well enough to
hold unless something unforeseen oc
curs. Alexander gave Giants three
hits in first battle and Demaree was
tight in second until Phils had a safe
llead. Cravath poled his twentieth
Tyler held Dodgers to one hit, but
lost It helped in scoring only run of
the game. Braves got but two safe
ties off Pfeffer. Maranville is out
of the game for an indefinite period
as the result of being spiked in the
New York series. That is a handicap
for Stallings to overcome, with the
western trip just starting.
Reds downed Cards twice and went
to tie for seventh place. Griffith,
Wingo and Leach batted heavily.
Young Ahearn is one of the best
battlers England has sent to this
country for some time. He clouted
Al McCoy unmercifully in Brooklyn,
having him all but out in the eighth.
St Paul will see some battle to
night when Kid Williams and Kewpie
Ertle fight for the bantamweight
title. Williams is the favorite and
should win without much difficulty.
But the battle will be fast, with plen
ty of punching. A knockout is quite
B. Buffham, Garfield Park, had low
qualifying score of 64 in the Cook
County amateur golf tourney, which
opened yesterday at Garfield park.
Several good men were eliminated,
the ground being too heavy for their
style of play.
Jim Pugh's Disturber IV. set a new
orld's record of 54.4 miles an hour
in winning the second motor boat
race for the Wrigley trophy. Baby
Reliance IV. filled with water, but
was prevented from sinking.
Wifey Our guests are very dull to
night, Billy, I really can't get them
Bill Play something, dearest