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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 17, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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When Eddie came here he prompt
ly preceded to do stunts that had
never been seen on the South Side
before, except by members 'of an
other team, fiddie stole sacks and
took extra bases, scored from second
on infield outs and did numerous.
other things out of the ordinary.
Some of his mates tried to fpllow his
example. But they overlooked the
fact that speed isn't the, sole requisite
of a good baserunner, A brain,, is
So some .of the Sox just legged it
with their heads down and ran them
selves to death. They didn't give the
matter the study Eddie has expended
on it There's the pop-eyed dream.
Take it or leave it. But a.baserun
ning school on the next training trip
will save the White Sox many de-
Washington js only four games
hack of the Sox and fourth place is
still a possibility., The Rowlands
have always been easy for Griff's
people in the national capital.
Pastiming will be resumed on the
North Side tomorrow, Harry Lord's
Buffeds coming for a series with the
Whales. George McConnell will prob
ably draw the pitching assignment
for the locals. Tinker is trying to
keep his men within a couple of
games of Pittsburgh until the final
series of the yean In hand-to-hand
conflict he believes his club can out
point the Stogies.
Fish horns and booing didn't seem
to bother Ty Cobb in Boston yester
day. The series between the Tigers
and Red Sox is for the lead of the.
league and feeling is high. When Ty
came to bat in the first inning he was
greeted by a storm of hisses. So he
soaked a single that scored the first
run, then scored himself from firstH
base on another single. Later 'he
threw his bat at Pitcher Mays, claim-'
ing the Sox heaver was trying to bean
him... Mys finally, did hit the Peach.
So Ty stole second and scored oA.anj
Infield' out Which -are a few of the
reasons he is the best in the world.
Dauss outp'itched three Red Sos,
Walter Johnson had an easy time
beating Browns. Four St Louis
pitchers were ineffective.
Phillies hammered George for six
runs in first and easily whipped Reds.
Alexander iad an easy time. Luderus
slugged a triple, twp doubles and two
JJoyle, Merkle, Fletcher and Mey
ers, the old guard, rapped Pirate
pitchers and Giants won. Meyers
pounded two triples and a single.
Tip Tops got to Plank in 11th and
downed Sloufeds. Kauff hit a homer
with one on.
Pittsburgh won a punk game from,
Baltimore, 27 men getting in the fray. "
Each side used three pitchers.
Charley Pechous, the amateur dis-
covered in the Tribune trials, has?
signed a Whale Contract and will play;
third base until Tex Westerzil re
gains the use of a wounded hand.
o o v
She Yes, that's my husband. Last
night he asked me what would be--come
of me if he died. "
- He What .did you .say? t
She I told him I would stay herer
i the question was what would be
come'ofhim. - -