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"pincher for Fisher in ninth of
game one and stung a homer, tie
ing score. Some hero stuff.
Northern and Hummel, whcrdi
vided right field work for Brook
lyn,, each poled three safeties.
Sherwood Magee prodded five
safeties and Luderus spanked the
pill four times in the double affair.
Bedierit and Wooer pitched Red
Sox to a double win oyer New
York. Wood's victory was his
Gardner acquired two hits in
each battle, while Tris Speaker
was hitless in six trips to the pan,
Yesterday's results give Bos
ton a lead o 13 games over
Washington. It's a cinch for the
Red Sox now.
Washington and the Athletics
are having a great battle for sec
ond "place. By winning two yes
terday Mack's, gang pulled up to
within one game of the Nationals.
. Hughes, Engle and Musser
fought Plank and Bender in first
Athletic hurlers yielding seven
hits 'to ten.
In the second the Macks batted
Walter- Johnson for 15 hits,
Washington smacking 11 off of
Crabbe and Brown.
Murphy, Mack's new outfielder,
poked three hits in each game.
Eddie Foster led Washington
at bat with four hits. -''
Kenworthy, the outfielder se
cured from Denver, is doing good
work for Washington. He got
three hits yesterday.
FrankN Baker pried loose five
hits and Stuffy Mclnniss jabbed
safely Jour times.
Two hot games were spit by
the Brdwns and Naps. Adams
and Napier outpitched Kaler and
Mitchell in the first.
In second Vean Gregg's south
paw slants were more mystify
ing than ancient shoots of Ja-ck
Brotyn outfield, Shotten,-Cpmp-ton
and Williams, bagged 12 hits,
Shotten and Williams getting five
each. , . jV
Joe Birmingham celebrated his
elevation to the managership ,by
smacking a hit in each game.
Harry Davis' resignaton as,
manager of the Naj)s has opened
all knds of possibilities. It is
probable Davis will -return to
Philadelphia to -act , as Connie
Mack's right hand man. The
Athletics certainly have missed
his leadership this-year. Davis is
an organizer, aild keeps men
stocked with confidence.
Birmingham js merely tempor
ary leader of the .Naps. A per
manent manager will not be se
lected until the end of the season. '
Topsy Hartsel, at present boss of
Toledo in the American Associa
tion, is a lively candidate for the
job. Somers controls both teams,
and Topsy has made good wifli
the Mudhens this year. pi
Harold Hilton, t jthe"J English
golf champJqij.of"the,;U. S., and
Chiek Evans, the smiling Chicd
goan, Hied for low score with 152
in the qualifying round of the na
tional tourney yesterday at
Jim Flynn forced Charlie Mil
ler to quit in the -15th round of
their fight at Frisco yesterday.
Flynn's cleverness Was too much;
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