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BITS OF SPORT
American League Chicago 6,
Washington 0; Boston 8-8, St.
Louis 2-0; Philadelphia 8-2,
Cleveland 3-0; New York 3-3, De
National League Pittsburg 3
2, Philadelphia 2-1 (both games
Eddie Cicotte busted Washing
ton team as pennant contender
yesterday by beating them while
Boston and Athletics were each
Washington dropped to third
Five hits were all Nationals
cpuld gather from Cicotte, who
looked like a million dollars.
Bodie was removed in third to
let Easjterly bat for him with
bases full. Ted delivered a swat
that scored first two runs.
Buck Weaver went in for John
son at short in third. In fifth,
when Chicago tallied four times,
Buck contributed a single re
sponsible for a pair of markers.
Rollie Zeider and Harry Lord
" each nicked a pair of hits.
Frank Laporte was a big help
to Sox. New National made four
bad errors that counted in the
His two hits did not make .up
for the frazzled fielding.
Groom and Vaughn, pitched
fair ball for Washington, but Sox
bunched hits with Laporte's er
rors. President Lynch, as predicted
yesterday, refuses to reinstate
Johnny Evers until the time of his 1
suspension expires. This means
that Evers will be out of the game
until the last clash of the Giant
Cub series Saturday.
Jerry Downs is going well,
however, and Chance has his
pitchers working right.
Andy Lawrence signed a peti
tion for, the reinstatement of.
Evers Andy should have ordered
Capt. Paddy Lavin to take a de
tail out and hammer fear into
Lynch. That is Andy's usual
form of procedure.
Boston Red Sox look like a
mighty good bet following two
games they won yesterday.
Both games were easy for
leaders, St. Louis never having a
Athletics are making a late but
desperate effort to cop the lead.
Good pitching by Bender and
Plank beat Cleveland twice.
Stuffy Mclnness was the star,
of thev first game with two home
runs, one of which drove in a pair
Last game was a battle be
tween Steen and PJank, Mack's
southpaw being the most effec
tive. Mclnness also got three hits in
the second game, one of them a
Detroit and New York split a
double-header, featured by good
Mullin was stronger than Fish
er and Caldwell in the first. Ford
outpitched Willett in the second.
Daniels had a clean average in
the first game with four hits in
four times up.
Onslow, new first baseman