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pitchers he Is willing to trust with a
game Paber and Williams and
neither of these boys rank in the
iron class.- Faber attempted to come
back with a two-day rest and was
Evidently the recent good vork of
Joe Benz did not impress the mana
ger, and for some reason Or other
Wolfgang is not given a regular as
signment, even with the pitching
staff on the bench. Maybe Mel is
injured, but nothing has been heard
With all the pitchers of excellent
reputation hanging around it seems
that Rowlahd.should be able to keep
more than three in shape to fight for
a game, backed by such table club
bing as the Hose can usually develop.
Boston finishes today, and then the
Macks come for three games. At the
same fime Detroit and Boston will
be tangled. Should the locals sweep
the Athletic series they will gain
some on either Detroit or Boston, but
not enough to go into first place.
Yesterday's crowd numbered 40,
000, the largest gathering that ever
attended a game here.
Joe Tinkler does not seem to care
much what happens to his athletes
in the east, just so they can whip the
Dodgers out of a pennant in the six
games to be played in Brooklyn. And
there are a whole lot of us here who
will agree with the Cub boss, remem
bering what Ebbetts has said about
him in the past
O'Farrell and demons are to do'
the catching in Philadelphia and New
York in order to give Art Wilson a
thorough rest for the Dodger series.
Rowdy Elliott is out wih a bad finger
and will not play again this season.
He has gone to his home in Califor
nia. Wilson is suffering from a spike
Steve Yerkes is back with the
Cubs, under what conditions must
yet remain a mystery. Cleveland
drew Steve from the Southern
.league in the recent draft, but appar
ently waived on him. In Ms first time I
back Saturday Steve covered an acre
of ground around second base and
acted as though he had been rejuve
nated under southern skies. Ho
made four hits, but there never was
question about his batting.
Shay, who has taken Wortman's
place at short because of an injury
to Chuck, is an amateur who has
never played profesisonai ball before.
He made a good impresison on Tink
er and may remain permanently.
There seems to be no regular place
for Yerkes with Doyle in the game.
Brooklyn still has a game and a
half lead on the Phils, but the sched
ule for this week favors the Moran
crew. Brooklyn's chance will come
fwhen the Phils and Braves meet in
a six-game series next week. At the
same time the Giants and Dodgers
play three. McGraw has a chance
there to cause an upset, as his team
is playing fine ball.
George Sisler, Brown star, doesn't
seem to be able to do anything but
play first base, outfield, third base,
pitch and bat .300. He blanked
Washington with six hits yesterday.
Walter Johnson fanned eight and
gave four' hits, but had the usual
drawback of a weak-hitting team.
Ty Cobb went from first to third
on a sacrfice in the tenth against
Philadelphia, then scored on a sacri
fice fly. Ty is playing winning ball,
now that the Tigers has a shot for
If Detroit wins 7 of its 11 remain
ing games, the White Sox must cop 9
of their remaining 12 and the Red
Sox 10 out of 15 in order to tie for
the pennant. Detroit has one today
with the Macks, then three with Bos
ton, four with Washington and three
with St Louis. The Tigers should
get seven of those. Our Sox have
one today with Boston, then three
with the Macks, four with New York
and four with Cleveland. Getting
nine here is a large order. Red Sox
after finishing with White Sox and
Detroit have four with Cleveland,
four with New York and three with