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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 19, 1912, Image 18

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Fans slre?.ining to the West
Side park this afternoon to wit
ness the opening game of the lo
cal season between the Reds and
Gibs attested that all the bugs
had not lost iaith in Chance's
men, and figure they are in a
temporary slump, from which
they will emerge with flying col
ors, i
All of the Cubs were out at the
park this morning for practice,
and they -are after the two re
maining games with Cincinnati.
The revised batting order will go
into action, with Lew Richie on
the slab. Lew is about due.
Arrangements have been made
to play yesterday's postponed
game off here April 30, an open
Manager Callahan of the Sox
received another severe blow yes
terday when Billy Sullivan, vet
eran catcher of the South Siders,
broke his collarbone at St. Louis,
putting him out of the game for
two months at least. It is also
feared that the injury may per
manently impair' Sully's throw
ing arm. The Sox won, 12 to 7,
making 16 hits, with Ed Walsh in
the box.
Sully was trying to score from
third in eighth inning, when the
Sox made six runs. The tall was
thrown to get Sully at the plate
and Krichell was standing right
in thebase line. Sully -cpllided
with him and shot ten feet over
the plate, landing on his shoulder.
He was carried from the field, and
Recruit Kuhn finished the game.
To (Sully more than any other i i
one person is due the .great show
ing the Sox pitchers have always
made. The wily veteran knew the
weaknesses of the great batters',
and -he was invaluable to the club
in helping to win games with his
headwork, at the same time '
boosting the pitcher's slabbing
Frank Chance' was arrested' in
Michigan ave. yesterday because
his auto was smoking. If he
could only give some of that ex
smoke to his pitchers and have
them put it on the ball dream
- - --
In the only game played in the
National League yesterday Pitts
.burg beat Cincinnati, 4 to 3, tum
bling the Cards ihtoecond place,
and leayjng the Reds in undis
puted possession of the top rung.
.Incidentally the result gave the
Cubs just as undisputable claim
to the cellar.
Charley Q'Learv the veteran
infielder of the Detroit Tigers,
was sold yesterday to Indianapo-
lis, along withCatcher Casey.
A good game should be pulled
off in St. Louis today wljen the
Sox clash with the Browns. Jim
Scott will probably be CaTs
choice as a slabber, while Wal
lace will trot out Baumgardner,
the .youngster who caused sorrow f
On the South Side last Sunday by;
- . . J?LJ&."1. 44.

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