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the Red Sox. Ruth was no puzzle.
Ed Plank held Washington to three
hits, but his pate, couldn't score off
Boehling. Sha'nks.drove in only run.
Boehler, one of Jennings' kid
pitchers,' stopped Macks with ' five
hits, Strunk hitting two triples antf
double. The Tigers were given 11
passes and Cobb and' Crawford each
soaked two hits, j
Eddie Stack, former Cub pitcher,
has been named- by Manager Bill
This man isn't caught in quick
sand! He has two perfectly able
feet, though you can't see 'em.
. THe athlete pictured is Creighi
ton, broad jumper and contestant in
the pentathlon recently held at Phil
adelphia in conjunction with the an
nual relay games of the U. of Pa. The
faithful photog was on the job for
action pictures and "how well his
camera worked is shown herewith.
Creighton's feet and legs are bur
ied in the soft dirt where he landed
after completing a tremendous leap.
It is considered one of the greatest
"freak" pictures ever taken at a
track and field meet