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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 08, 1913, Image 11

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""Valter Johnson will be found at the
head of their respective organiza
tions. This year the heavers were
rated on number of earned runs al
lowed. Johnson topped the American
League, according to figures given
out several days ago. National
League statistics, just published,
show the veteran Giant front-running
for the Nationals.
In 306 complete innings opposing
teams hung up 70 runs which were
directly chargeable to Mathewson.
for an average of 2.06 for each full
game. In games won and lost he
copped 25 and' dropped 11.
Adams of Pittsburgh was second,
allowing 2.15 runs per game, and
Jeff Tesreau was third, 2.17 runs
scoring off him every nine frames.
George Pierce, the youthful left
hander of the Cubs, was John Evers'
niost effective grape-viner, allowing
an average of 2.30 Tuns per game. He
pitched 164 innings, and was credited
with 13 games won and 5 lost.
Charley' Smith, who allowed but
2.54 runs per game, was not backed
up by his mates, as he lost nine
games and won 7. Larry Cheney was
the Cub iron man, pitching 305 in
nings. He was scored on 2.57 times
each nine frames, won 21 games and
lost 14.
i i '.
Jack Britton and Packey McFarland.

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