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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 19, 1913, Image 12

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Clark Griffith, Washington skipper,
is giving Clyde Milan mornifig prac
tice stopping grounders. For five
straight games Milan let a grounder
go through him in the first Inning,
batters completing the circuit on
three of the blows. Eddie Poster, the
National third baseman, is having
trouble throwing to first after his
long illness and is being given morn
ing work.
Mordecai Brown is the same old
Giant tamer, but he went to work
too latie yesterday to save the game
for Cincinnati. In the first inning
New York hammered Indian John
son for four runs. Brownie then
took on the job and held the Giants
to one run for seven innings, quit
ting in the ninth in favor of Packard.
Then the Giants got two mpre Al
Demaree had no trouble with the
Reds. Shafer got a double and two
singles, Bescher three singles, and
Burns a triple and single.
Pittsburgh lost its sixth straight
game by one run, Boston getting the
third of the series. Tyler and Cooper
had a left-handed duel, but the Pitts
burgh heaver's error on a bunt got
him in trouble. Maranville scored
the winning run on a triple. Fred
Clarke has dug up a clouter in
Woods, a young outfielder from Ar
kansas. He nicked a double and sin
gle. Brooklyn continued to thump the
Cardinal pitchers, getting to Griner
and Burk for a dozen wallops. Pat
Ragon yielded six hits to St. Louis.
Stengel continued his slapstick ef
forts with a double and two singles.
Miller clubbed a double and triple
and Ragon a triple and single.
Pittsburgh has secured Edward
Eayrs, star pitcher from Brown Uni
versity. The collegian is a hard hit
ter and speedy and will be given an
outfield trial if he fails in the box.
Catcher Snell of Brown, who had
been signed by Connie Mack, broke
a finger in a college game yesterday
and may never be able to catch
again. ,
indianapojis, at present leading the
Federal League, opened a four-game
series with the locals at De Paul field
this afternoon. Keeley's men are
two and a half games behind the
Lightweight Champion Willie Rit
chie arrived in San Francisco today
ta start training for his title bout
with Joe Rivers, July 4. Ritchie
claimed he would have no trouble
making the weight He has not taken
pn much poundage and looked in
good condition. Theatrical training,
however, does not develop much of
a punch.
Frank Chance of the Yanks has
released Pitcher Klepfer to the Ven
ice (Pacific Coast Yeague) club.
Big league scouts are looking over
the work of Pitcher Jasper'of Du
buque. Three of them are in Danville
today to watch him work. The Cubs
are believed to be after the Three
Eye" Leaguer. ,
Members of the Cleveland Naps
called on President Wilson in Wash
ington yesterday. Larry, the bull
dog mascot of the team, made a hit
with the executive.
Now we will see whether Rube
Schauer of the Superior club of the
Northern League' is a lemon. The
Giants yesterday secured him for
$10,000. Schauer has pitched three
one-hit games. President Murphy of
the Cubs was after the youngster,
but thought the price too high. Then
.he said he believed Schauer would
prove a lemon .anyhow.
A conducto'r had helped a young
child who could only just toddle into
his car, and was waiting for the
mother to get on before ringing his
bell. "I'm not goin'," said she. "His
grandmother 11 be'waiting for him at
street" "Well, you're going to
pay his fare I suppose?" "No, I'm
not! The notice says, 'Children un
der three, not occupying a seat, free.'
Well, he's only two, and he'll not oc
cupy a seat; he'll play about t' carJ"
And, off she went!
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