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National League Chicago 6-
13, Philadelphia 1-3; New York
5, St. Louis 1; Pittsburg 3-1,
iv-Brooklyn 2-9; Cincinnati 4-1,
P Boston 0-4. - .
American League Chicago 6--'
3, Philadelphia 1-2; Boston 6, De-
troit2; Washington 4-2, Cleve
( land 2-0 (called in sixth inning to
allow Cleveland to catch train);
- St. Louis 4-1, New York 3-2.
The Cubs picked up half a
game on the Giants by walloping:
I Philadelphia in two joke'games.
Alexander, Moore and all Phu
ly pitchers were soft for'Cublug
gers. Jimmy Lavender was wobbly
in the early part of the first game,
but steadied toward thelast.
Ed Reulbach wds forced to re
tire in th third inning of the sec
ond game, as he, twisted a'liga
ment in his side. He did not al
low a hit.
Charley Smith then took up
the task and was unhittable until
the seventh, when the Phils got
t two nits ana one run. in the
I eighth they made twojiits count
two runs,'"' - "
Heinie Zimmerman failed to
gs hit in the first game, but came
- strong in the secojid, getting two
doubles and two Singles.
Vic Sajer and Johnny"" Evers
i also pulled some heavy slugging
Cubs looked foolish for a min
ute in the first inning of game
one. They filled the bases with
Nnone oul Then Alexander fanned
Zimmerman and Miller, saier,
Evers and Archer came through
with hits that counted four runs.
Phillies used a pitcher named
Finneran to finish each game.
John Evers and Heinie Zim were
particularly vindictive v against
this gent, remembering what
they had suffered at the hands of
an ump by same name. The pitch
er is not related to the arbiter.
Chance let Archer, Tinker and
Sheckard have a rest after the
second game became a burlesque.
White Sox kicked the last
chance from under the Athletics
yesterday, beating them twiqe
while" Boston was winning dne
and Washington two.
Eddie Cicdtte was a whale in
fjie first battle? outshining
Coombs at every, "sage. Each
team made six" hits, but "Mack
men failed1 ip safety when runs
Doc White started second
game, but" gave up after Macks
ma'de two run's off four hits in the
Peters pitched to three men,
but alriple by Maggert finished
him. Walsh' pitched last four in
nings and aJfoweda single hit.
Chief Bender got by until the
fifth, when, singles by Zeider,
Kuhn and Rath and a triple by
Mattick scored three runs and
put Sox ahead. I
Houck finished the game in
Callahan stole three "bases in
first combat and pulled off two
Easterly pinched for Schalk in
round four of first game, coming