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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 11

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what the outcome of the Brown-Tiger
mess.
. Any young man with baseball as
pirations can have a chance with the
Cubs by applying to Manager Tinker.
But three more games remain to be
played on the North Side, and Joe
will do a passel of experimenting
while the club is on the road. Here
at home he kept the veterans in the
game as much as possible in order
to give the fans a sight of some close
contests.
But on the road youngsters will
draw as well as old-timers, and now
is the time to give the newcomers
their tests. Pechous is to have a
thorough trial at thjrd base, and
Hunter is due for a shot there also.
The ex-Giant may also have an op
portunity at first base, and two or
three new outfielders will be used if
they report in time. x
v Most of the pitchers purchased by
tie Cubs will finish the season with
tjieir minor affiliations, but should
come up in time to work in two or
three games of the big show before
the flag falls.
Reds, won, hitting Hendrix hard, in
final of season's series. On the year
Ihe Reds won 13 and lost 9 with the
Cubs.
Alexander is carrying the Phils to
their shot at the pennant He stopped
the Braves and lifted his club into a
tie with the Dodgers for first place.
Stallings' best hitters were easy for
the shut-out king and six of them
fanned.
If they can maintain anything like
their recent speed, the Phils will re
peat for the championship. Their
last seven games have been against
Dodgers and Braves, their two com
petitors, and six victories have been
hung up, one game being a tie. To
gain this edge the Morans have bat
ted in hard and timely fashion, and
the pitching from three men has
been consistently effective.
Cravath is the only member of the
clan wno does not snow an Improve
ment over last season, and Moran ,
has two or three gardeners who can
be rushed into the breach should
Gawy continue weak with the bat.
Boston Red Sox lost an excellent
opportunity to gain on the Tigers
and White Sox by splitting two
games with the Mackmen. Johnson,
who beat Boston, is the same pitcher
who trimmed the White Sox. Bos
ton must clean up the eastern teams
in the remaining games in that sec
tion in order to stand a show for the
pennant They will need a working
margin when they hit the west, for
they meet four strong clubs, with no
breathing spots,
Walter Johnson pitched a two-hit
shutout against the Yanks and
knocked the longest home run ever
made in Washington.
Zimmerman made three hits on his
first appearance in New York as a
Giant, but the Giants lost
Competition among the City league
teams for the honor of representing
that circuit in the Sweitzer cup
games will start Sunday with 12
clubs in action, the -only idle team
being'tKe Ragens, who drew a bye.
The games scheduled: Magnets at
Normal park, West Ends at White
Giants' park, Rdmeos at Roseland,
Murleys at Logan Square, Rogers
Park at Logan Square, Ideals at
South Chicago.
R. Norris Williams won the na
tional tennis singles by defeating
W. M. Johnston, California, cham
pion three sets -out of five.
Jack Britton defeated Joe Welling
in a slow ten-round bout at Buffalo!
The two Chicagoans displeased the
spectators by their stalling tactics
and were jeered. No blows of any
consequence were landed by either
fighter.
Chick Evans and Bob Gardner won
their matches in the first round of
the national amateur golf tourna
ment at Philadelphia. Gardner
played fine golf despite a sore finger.
Evans was off in his putting, but
made up for the deficiency with his
iron shots. Albert SecXel was ehm-
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