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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 18, 1912, Image 14

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Cubs when the Dutchman fails to
knock safely? It was the first
time in 24 games that the Bronx
Biffer has failed to get at least a.
The pitching staff of the Phils
worked Ih. the same order as in
the .first game on the local lot.
Alexander started the game, but
was forced to retire, giving way
to Seaton, who gave a nifty exhi
bition. '
We hate to peach on an old
pal, but,.Heinie fanned in the
fourth-with theJbases choked.
Rath, Callahan, Bodie, Collins
and Walsh, each got more thari
-one hitand die first foiihswatted
for extra liases.
Mike Doolah's double, in.' the
second with the bases filled ;ewed
up the game for the Phillies and
broke the back of Brown.
Winning six games m a row
was too much for the Cardinals.
Brooklyn trampled all over the
Bresnahan crowd, whanging 14
hits from a quartet of pitchers.
The Tigers took a handln what
is now one of the chief diversions
in the American League. They
trimmed the Athletics. Lefty
Russell, who cost Mack more
than all the rest of his ball team
together, issued 8 passes and was
climbed for 8 hits.
Hank O'Das JReds managed
to lose a,game to Boston yester
day, -but they staved off the inev
iable for ten innings. Boston
slugged its way to the front.
Walter Johnson won another
game yesterday, defeating the St.
Louis Browns with the aid of 8
other Washington players. Seven
men fell on strikes before the
Swede's peed ball.
The old Battery Ford and
Sweeney, was'too much for Cleve
land yesterday and the Highland
ers landed another game. With
Sweeney back" in thVgame Harry
Wolvertpn has a load' taken bff
his mind. Gabby Street couldn't
get?tHeJbest out of Ford.
Old Gentleman Young ma,n,
did you know if you saved the
money you spend on cigars you d
soon own an auto yourself?
The Young One This is my;
Grate ScorchedVBread.
Instead of a knife, use a grater
to remove scorch from bread.

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