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only four pitchers defeated their
opponents without giving a hit.
Of the quartet one was a vet
eran of 11 years, two were re
cruits and the fourth had been
playing big time just long enough
for the pin feathers to begin
Three of the "no hit" games
were played in the American
League and one in the older or
ganization. Theveteran pitcher was George
Mullen, who, for the first time
since he joined Detroit, pitched a
no-hit game July 4 against St.
Louis. Six men reached first, five
walking and one on an error. De
troit won, 7-0.
On August 20 Carl Cashion of
the Washington club pitched a
six'ihning no-hit game against
iClevelartd, winning 2-0.
Earl Hamilton, the sensational
young left-hander of the St. Louis
.BroWns, held Detroit hitless, his
team winning 5-L
Jeff Tesreau pitched the only
no-hit game in the National,
against that slugging crew, the
Phillies, September 6, the Giants
BEHIND AND BEFORE
The patience of the sergeant
major was well night exhausted.
The recruits in the riding school
were hopeless. It seemed s if
none of them had ever had any
previous acquaintance with a
horse. One of the recruits seemed,
if possible, worse than the rest.
He had a persistent habit of turn
ing his head round to have a look
at the rear of his fiery steed. The
sergeant major had already re
monstrated with him, but to no
"Look here, my son !" he roar
ed. "Have you never seen a
horse's tail before?"
"No, sir," came the smart and
prompt reply. "I have always
seen it behind!"
"Captain," said the pilot, anx
iously, "I fear the vessel is
ashore." "Humph !" ejaculated
the captain, as the steamer's nose
went farther into the mud, "your
fears seem to be like the vessel