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department is the one that requires
the most bolstering. Considering the
excellent brand of pitching Sox pitch
ers have been turning in, a trifling
weakness in the field will not be fatal.,
if the batters can prod home a few
With the new alignment the attack
yesterday was nothing to get het up
about, and even a favorite son dele
gate would have been unable to
arouse much enthusiasm. Red
Faber, a weak-hitting pitcher, knock
ed in two runs with a single, and the
others scored as the result of fielding
misplays by the Nationals. Once the
Sox got men on second and third
with none out, but Founder, Jackson
and Felsch couldn't bat one of the
runners home. This was against a
left-hander during the closing stages
of the battle.
Six hits were marked in the Sox
column, and three of these, by Mc
Mullin, Ed Collins and Fournier, were
infield tape. S chalk, Weaver and
Faber got the ball beyond the inner
Rowland will have his team home
tomorrow in order to get a good
rest before tangling with Cleveland
Saturday and Sunday. After the
short series with the Indians. an ab
breviated trip wuVbe taken to De
troit, and then the Hose return to
the South Side for a session with the
They will have 16 games in a row
in their own yard, and improvement
should be seen then, if we are to ob
serve it at all during the campaign.
Morning batting practice will be pos
sible, and diligent schooling is much
"needed, in this line of endeavor.
New York cleaned up the west by
whipping Cincinnati yesterday. Per
ritt pitched a winning game. The
Giants made ten hits. In their thir
teen western victories the New York
ers have scored 77 runs, against 29
for their opponents. The spurt has
lifted them from last place to third
in two weeks, and there is prospect
of a further advance.
I Cheney gave Pirates eight hits in
ten innings and Brooklyn won. Dau
bert and O'Mara each soaked three
hits of Mamaux.
Hornsby's triple and two singles
"were big factors in Card victory over
Braves. Huggins' young shortfielder
has been a sensation recently and
his batting has helped. Rudolph '
dropped his third straight game.
Hooper's double and triple and
swell fielding were leadingjactors in"
Red Sox victory over Detroit Ruth
held Detroit to four hits.
Cleveland bunched hits with six
passes from Bush and went into the"
league lead, downing Mackmen. Mor
ton fanned six, being effective in
Shawkey held Browns to four hits
while Yanks were Tiitting four pitch
ers lustily. Magee cracked a homer ;
and single; Pipp a triple and single.
Jhe Citizens' ass'jj, has protested
against the racing meet scheduled
for Hawthorne, contending that the
session cannot be successfully con-
ducted- if gambling is not allowed,
and urging State's Att'y Hoyne and v
Sheriff Traeger to watch the affair
closely. TonrCarey.'owner of Haw- ;
thorne, says the Citizens' ass'n need
not get excited; that bookmaking will
not be allowed and that Pinkerton
men will be on- guard to prevent
Ted Lewis knocked out Eddie
Moha in the 13th round at Dayton,
0. The men were fighting an even
terms until the final blow. Lewis
was downed for the" eight count in
the second, but came back strong;
Johnny Kilbane and Eddie Wallace
of Brooklyn fought ten rounds to a v '
draw in Montreal.
Lane 4, Crane 2. '
Morgan Park 8, Evanston 1.
St Ignatius 11, Loyola 1. .
Chicago 3, Wisconsin 2.
Notre Dame 1, Niagara 0.
American Giants 5, Cuban Stars 2,
Blue Island 11, Downers Grove 0.
Standard A. C. 9, Robers 8.