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whjch means almost perfection: But
history which we are all so strong
for at present told that he was due
for a drop which meant a rest on the
bench. Later he will come back at a
John is a player who hasexcellent
periods of about six weeks' duration,
broken up by depressing slumps, dur
ing which he is a liability. Rowland
is doing right to lift him at this time,
but most also send him in again
when his eye brightens. His lunging
swats against left-handed pitchers
The Sox, like all slumping teams
of which great things are expected,
are doing everything -wrong. On
every play they are nervous, working
under the mental strain that any
mistake may cost a ball game and
bring on their heads more criticism.
This, of course, is bad business, but
there is no way to overcome it
Give the Hose a few victories and
a few healthy hits when they are
needed and the men will forget all
about critical moments in the field.
Giants won 12th straight, Mathew
son rescuing Benton in ninth when
Reds began to hit. The Giant attack
was powerful, as usuaL This is the
last day the Giants are in the west,
and a win will make, their slate
against the clubs in this section
clean, something of a record.
There has been nothing of the
fluke order about their succession of
victories. Good pitching has come
to the assistance of plunging batting,
the latter having been a marked fea
ture of Giant play all season. , The
great surprise has been the good
-pitching of Mathewson, who has
worked in three games, being effec
tive on every occasion. Perritt and
Anderson are also in condition, and
Tesreau has been the most consis
tent of the lot.
With the best outfield in the league
and an infield good enough for all
practical purposes, McGraw, is going
to have much to say about the rest
ing place of the pennant In the old
league. Brooklyn, Phils and Braved-
have shown nothing to people here
that was better than McGraw's out
fit Pfeffer held Pirates to two hits and
Brooklyn won easily. Myers hit a
triple and two singles arid stole' a
base. Daubert hit three safeties.
Hornsby's homer and single count
ed two Card runs and broke losing1 f ,
sltccik. oiiiiee luiueu uuun rs raves
with seven hits.
Harrison 3, Marshall 1. ,
Wendell Phillips 4, Englewood 1.
St Patrick 6, St Philip 3.
Cuban Stars 3, American Giants L;
Illinois 6, Waseda 0.
Chicago 9, Northwestern 4.
Iowa 3, Wisconsin 0.
Outfielder Jack Dalton has been
sold by .Detroit to Salt Lake of the
Pacific Coast league.
Johnny Griffiths licked' Willie
Beecher in 12 rounds at Boston. The
Akron man was winner all the way.
Jack Dillon outfought and out-
pointea jqd uever in ten rounds at
Pitcher McHale has been sold by
the Boston Red Sox to Clejteland.
BIG FISH. SWIM. PEEP: