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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 21, 1911, Image 12

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apparently, judging from his bat
ting average. s
T Larry Lajoie's Hoodoo.
JFew know that Larry Lajoie
has a batting weakness, but he
seldom hits up to form in Chica
go. ,In Boston Larry's clouting
is a treat to the discriminatingf
Clyde Milanrthe hard-hitting
Washington outfielder is at his
best in Detroit and Chicago, but
'falls below pair when the team
strikes St. Louis.. Milan cannot
account for this,norcan any one
else. -
j Speaker vs. Johnson.
' Of thetfew defeats attributed
to Walter Johnson, Tris Speaker
is responsible for more than one
man's share. The boston light
foot likes Johnson's offerings and
registers many long hits against
him. v
, - Lajoie vs. Plank.
Although most pitchers look
very much alike to Lajoje, he is
partial to the side wheel of Ed
die Plank, the Athletic' star. It
is a treat to see him walk into
one of Plank's cross fire balls.
' Walter Johnson, the Idaho
speed man, and mainstay of the
Washington pitching staff, says
Boston is the hardest team for
him to beat, while New York and
St. Louis havp always been pret
ty easy.
1 avQ:m Hk
Snapshot of Cecil A. Lyon, re?
publican national committeeman1
from Texas, at the Washington
meeting. It is said he is onfy,
awaiting yhat 'he deems the
proper moment to declare for,
Mrs. Clihe--When Mrs. Reilljf
died she left $40,'000 sewed up iri
her bustle. 5
Mr. Pastor That's "a lot o
money to leave behind. ' ' -

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