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J SPORTING ITEMS
.-National League Boston 7,
Cincinnati 6; Brooklyn- 7, St.
Louis 2; other games, rain.
American League No games
Callahan took 20 White Sox to
St Louis last night to play eight
ames in five days. In this series
South Side boss will give Doug
lass and Johnson, his young
pitchers, a- chance to show their
goods. Bill Lange will also be
tjsed, to determine if he is ripe for
i Before leaving for Brown camp
Cal stated he has suspended Jim
Scott for rest of season because of
failure to keep in condition.
Fourth place looks like final
Testing place of Sox. Detroit and
Cleveland are each three games
behind, and while the South Sid
ers are partaking of ithe soft
(Browns the Tigers and Naps will
be clawing each other.
JRain butted in on the Cub
Philly game yesterday, necessi
tating two games; today, after
which Tinker brings his men
hxjme to start a series with Cin
Tinker is confronted with a
knotty problem. If he saves Lav
ender, Richie and Cheney, his
nlost dependable trio of pitchers,
"for the city, series, Pittsburgh is
liable to nose out the Cubs for
second place. On the other hand,
if he uses the starflingers nowhe
iriay weaken, his line-up for .the
Jangle jvvith the Sox.
All together: Save 'em for the
Sox! J y-
Charley Murphy is to follow
the lead of Barney-Dreyfuss of
the Pittsburgh club and embody
a "total abstinence' clause in the
contracts of his players next year.
Under the terms, of the clause
players haejto cut out the grape
and cigarettes. Murphy's action
is thought tq have resulted from
the Schulte case.
The baseball world was1 tor
tured yesterday, with nothing to
do but focus its attention on
games between the Reds and Bos
ton and Cards and Brooklyn.
Cincinnati got an early lead on
Boston, but Braves hammered
out nine hits good for seven runs
in the seventh inning, just
enough to win. Hess was only
Boston player who failed to hit
safely in this round.
Suggs and Works, two ex-Detroit
pitchers, worked for Cincin
natii. Old Otto Hessjpitched for
Houser, Maranville and Hess
did malleting for Boston.
Griner started for St. Louis
against Brooklyn. In fifth he
sbaked Knetzer in the head with
a pitched ball and Brooklyn play
ers became peeved at this assault,
soaking Griner for five singles.
Knetzer displayed a few pret
zel twists, fanning eight Card
hatters and letting- them down
with six bingles.
Moran of Brooklyn pastled piU
I for triple and single.
New York Giants are in a
quandary, polite for h 1 of a fix.
"National commission meets to-
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