Chick never did a lot of batting here,
but he was not given half the oppor
tunity accorded Ping Bodie and he
was officially stamped a failure while
Ping stayed on.
Mattick could bat eevpy bit as well
as Bodie and in other lines of endeav
or was at least 50 per cent better. In
headwork we'd rate him 100 per cent
superior, and he only had one head at
that In the American Association
Mattick has been busting things in
great shape and his baserunning has
them,, and .when the Mac kqutfield
limps Davies will be in the offing
ready to step in and slam on a footing
with Collins, Baker and Mclnniss.-He
played part of the game against
Cleveland yesterday and cracked a
triple. Kopf took Collins' place at sec
ond after Eddie had scored a couple
of runs, and also whacked a triple.
McAvoy, a recruit catcher, relieved
Schang, and he, too, cracked a three
bagger. Eighteen hits were made by
Of their last 45 games tile Ath
letics have won 39, taking 16 out of
20 played on the home lot.
Red Sox beat Boston once on hit
ting and once on pitching. Collin3
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Pittsburgh might have been up in the National League pennant race if
Ed Konetchy had hit earlier in the season. The shift from Cardinals to
Pirates was expected to improve the Pole, but he fell off badly. His hitting
was his strong pointwith St. Louis, but as a Pittsburgher he did nothing.
Recently Koney has been getting his eye on the ball, but it's too late to
profit his team much. ,
been notablelJEfe is a grand fielder
and has an accurate and powerful
Connie Mack is the hardest-luck
guy in the world. He picks up some
unknown youngster, and the puny in
fant never bats under .350. He got
Davies, a pitcher from Dartmouth
University, and didn't like the way the
fellow pitched. So he told Davies he
was an outfielder. Davies didn't be
Jieve it, but Connie was right.
He can hit the ball with the best of
and Shore turned in left-handed wins,
and Weilman and Leverenz southpaw
losses. Derrill Pratt, Brown second
baseman, who was married last night,
made three errors in one inning of
escond game, three runs counting for
Red Sox. Speaker got his usual two
hits per game.
Same old Cobb and Crawford. Cou
ple of Tigers got on base, and Ty and
Sam punched 'em home for a. win
over Nqw York. Reynolds was a bet
ter pitcher than McHale.
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