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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 17, 1912, Image 19

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of five from Cincinnati, Alexan
der blanking the Red with four
Ever since the Reds and Quak
ers pulled their big trade two
years ago the Rhinemen have
been soft for Dooin's gang.
Suggs pitched the first four in
nings for Cincinnati and was
burned for four runs and eight
hits. Davis, a youngster, went to
his rescue and stopped the march
of the Phils.
Detroit took its fourth beating
in five games from the Boston
Red Sox.
Collins stopped the slugging.
Tigers with six hits and whiffed
Moran, a young southpaw,
pitched for Detroit His team
mates gave him some leaky back
ing. Cobb outhit Speaker, getting a
trjplcand single to a single by the
Boston man Cobb also swiped a
Steen started the game for
Cleveland against the Athletics,
but was replaced by Gregg in the
seventh. The Macknfen won the
game off the Nap southpaw.
Houck, one of Mack's young
pitchers, kept Cleveland's nine
hits scattered, and they scored in
but one inning, the seventh.
Joe Jackson injured his hip slid
ing to second in ninth and was
carried from field. He will be out
of the game several days.
Harry Davis was chased for
disputing decision on play in
which Jackson was injured.
Prosperity was too much for
Yankees. They lost a pair of
games to St. Louis and slipped
back to last place.
Derrill Pratt, with a double and
triple, did a lot toward beating
the Yanks in the first game. Ku
tina assisted with a homer. '
Baumgardner and Hamilton,
who pitched for the Browns, were
far superior toWarhop and DaVis,
New York heavers.
Hughie Fullerton, pinch hit
ting for "Hek on the Trib sport
page, is about as effective as old
Jack Pfeister swatting for Heinie
Al Kaufman, once regarded as
the coming "white hope," is dan
gerously ill with pneumonia in
San Francisco. Death is expected
at any moment. Even should the
heavyweight boxer recover it will
be a long time before he is fit to
re-enter the ring.
Everett Scott, shortstop of
Youngstown O. and P. League
team, is a popular gent. New York
and St. Lo'uis Nationals and Bos
ton Americans have made offers
for him.
Red Dooin is making desperate
efforts to strengthenhis pitching
staff. His latest addition is Mar
shall of Portsmouth, leading the
O. and P. League.
Little hope is held out for a
Wolgast-Rivers match in the near
future. Coast promoters are now
trying to land a mill 'between
Wolgast and Willie Ritchie. The
fight should be a corker.
Hughie Jennings has intimated
he will not sign to manage the
Tigers after this year, when his
contract is up. Boston may se
cure the red-top leader in place of
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