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| CINCHES THINGS : BY ANOTHER WIN i_ I Win Today Will Give Red Sox Title , / ............ . i., ,, ..... ........... THIRD STRAIGHT VICTORY RECORDED ! BY SPURTING SOX j ‘ i THIRD CONSECUTIVE DEFEAT OF PHILLIES ALMOST ASSURES BOSTON OF WORLD’S TITLE PHW STILL Expect Alexander to Check Onrush of Red Sox—Odds Favor Red Sox to Win Today and Cop Title Philadelphia. Ofctoher 12.—Philadel phia baseball fajjs profess to see in the peven- hits obtained by the Phillies in Boston today a recovery of their batting eyes. They place their faith in Alexander to check the flying Red Sox in the fifth game here tomorrow. Notwithstanding Boston's three straight victories. Interest in Philadel phia has not decreased. The few tick ets for tomorrow’s contest that found their way to the hands of speculators w-ere eagerly sought and the bleacher ltes began forming in line outside of National league park long before noon. A fewr bets were placed here tonight at odds of 3 to 1 that the Ked Sox would take the series, while betting on tomor row's game was at 5 to 4 and even money that Boston wrould win. ] ing the ball to right field on which Speak er easily made third. Stars of the Game Tills was- not the only time that Hob litzell came in for a great rotind of ap plause, for he forint^ bis batting eye early in the game and accumulated three hits and scored one of the two runs of the day for the victors. Cady was the only other member of the team to get more thn one hit. Lewis added another to his string and still leads the club with seven hits in 14 times at bat. giving him a batting average of .500. Barry is sec ond with five hits in 15 times at bat. while Speaker and Hooper are tied for third place with four hits each. Among the National leaguers Luderus, as the result of his three safe drives today, is in the lead with a total of five hits in 14 times to the plate. Bancroft still holds second position witli three hits, although he did not increase ids total to day. Burns. Cravath and Stock are an groups with two hits each. The Red Sox as a team have made seven runs and 32 hits and the Phillies six runs and 18 hits in the four games of the series. Game Starts Shore was loudly cheered as he took the mound to open the game. He served up a ball to Stock, then two strikes and another bail. The next one Stock HELD RED SOX TO CLOSE VICTORY CHALMERS One of the best second .string men on the Phillies staff was defeated yester day by the Red Sox after a hard strug gle. He outpitehed Shore but the breaks of the game were, against him. Chalmers surprised even the Phillies' followers. Thus far he has allowed the Red Sox fewer clean hits than any other Phillie twirier, including Alex ander. the pitching pherrom. . «••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••« smashed out tor a hit down tlie left field foul line. Duffy Loewis, by hard sprint ing. Melded the ball quickly, as Stock was digging out for second. L-ewls made a fine throw to Scott and the rdnner was nipped as he rushed into the bag. Shore, in trying fo keep the ball on the edge of the plate, gave Bancroft four bad ones. With two' balls and two strikes on Paskert. Bancroft streaked toward second. Cady made a good throw to Barry and the runner Was dearly out, but Sn t he mixup at the bag the • ex-Mack man dropped the ball, an excusable er ror, and Bancroft was safe. Paskert struck out, and Shore completely fooled Cravath, who also fanned. Chalmers then made his debut as a world's series pitcher, and started out in fine style. Ife made short Work of Hooper, striking him oiit on five pitched balls. Scott fanned on four' offerings. Trig Speaker, however, was a tougher gpropoiatftiop. He waited patiently and was rewarded with a base On balls, but was out trying to steal, on a perfect (Coattaued oa Page Eleven) Shore Opposes Chalmers In Another Pitcher’s Battle Infield Hits and Slow Fielding Gives Red Sox One of Their Counters LEWIS AND LLDERUSTERRORS TO THE OPPOSING MOUNDSMEN Teams Move to Philadelphia^-Alexander to Oppose Foster In What May Be the Final Game of Series—Hoblitzell Again Proves to Be One of the Stars of the Game—Great Fielding Features Defense of Both Teams i - Boston, October 12.—Only one winning game stands tonight between the Boston Americans and the baseball championship of the world. For the third successive time they defeated the Philadelphia Nationals today by the same score that has mark-1 ed all of th(> Red Sox victories, 2 to 1. Tomorrow the scene of battle shirts! back to Philadelphia, where Alexander1 •undoubtedly will be called upon to pitch hie third game of the series in an effort' to stem the tide of Red Sox success.' The two teams left early tonight, the T,hillies fairly deep in gloom and the Red Sox confident the championship was but a step away. If Alexander should prove a winner in his own b&llyard to morrow the sixth game of the series Will be played in Boston Thursday. A'exander is the last hope of the Phil-, Pes. He is ready and anxious to go Pack in the box tomorrow, and is sure to five a good account of himself. He won from the Sox Iasi Friday and was de feated yesterday only by a fierce bat ting rally in the last half of the ninth.: Th< Phillies themselves feel that if! they can give big “Alex” any sort of offensive support he will put across a victory tomorrow that at len«t will give the National leaguers a fighting chance. ) The Philadelphia batters took rather kindly to Ernest Shore's offerings today and made more hits than they had reg istered in any one of the three previous 5 conflicts. The power to drive in the runs was lacking, however, and eight of the •visitor?: were loft stranded on the paths But “Gavvy” Cravath sent Lewis back g to the left field fence again today to catch a drive that on the Philadelphia grounds would have been a hit into the stands and goocl for the circuit. A little * luck in placing these .long hits tomorrow would make all the difference in the world behind a pitcher of Alexander’s, rbility. and there are many students JbX the game tonight who do not shareyfhe confidence of the Red Sox that y*mor contest will be the last, f /Differing widely from the t vvr< spark ling, blood i'i*.felija-& gtftntu* of (Saturday and Monday, today's contest was de cidedly commonplace. The R.-d Sox gut away in front, and were never headed. Their margin never was vuue, but it seemed at all times sufficient, and there was little o stir the crowd to the high pitches that marked yesterday’s strug gle. Phillies Threaten The Phillies made a threat In their half of ihc eighth, when “Tris” Speaker again hud tiouble with the sun and let Cravath’s single bound over his head, the. runner pulling up at third with a three-bagger to his credit. Two were out at the time and the fans were not inclined to take the situation seriously until Luderus slammed out his third sin gle of the day, and sent Cravath scam paring over the plate. Pugey went in to run for Luderus, and stole second. Trained, will a single, might have tied the score but his fust liner went directly . to the P*.‘ton pitcher, no gamely knocked it down and tint. .»■ ihe batter out at first. In both the first and second innings today Philadelphia had rutin* rs on sec ond base with only one nut, and in neither ease were they advanced as far ns third. ir the first Bancroft was left at the sack when Paskert and Cravath both struck out. In the second Luderus led off with a single, was sac rificed to second by \\ bitted and left there. The lack of driving power at the psy chological moments has been the decid ing factor against the Phillies for to night while the score of games stands t to I against them the Phillies have ■cored six runs to their opponents' seven. Boston was lucky to score its first run today. Barry walked to begin the third inning. Cady laid down a bunt that ordi narily would have been an easy out. out Chalmers, in the box for the Phi Pies, slipped as he went for the baJl. Shore sacrifled Barry to third and Cady to #*iepnd. and Barry scored when Hooper - hhh credited with an infield hit on a ball that Nlehoff should have got. It looked here as if the Sox were in a position to make enough runs in this on* inning to decide the contest, but their attack failed. Scott popped up a foul and Speaker was out on a roller down the first haw- line. The second find eventually the win ning run < am*- in the sixth, when Hob Jitzell singled and raced home on Duffy *" Lewis’ screeching double to the left field fence. Lewis had driven in the winning run yesterday, and he was easily the hero of the crowd today, llis defensive work in the field was little short of won derful. lie was credited with six put outs and each chance that came his way was a difficult one. Cp against the fence cme moment, he was dashing toward the infield at another to snatch a ball from his shoe tops. George Chalmers, the third Philadel phia pitcher to fall before the hickory of the American league champion3, hurled a fair game of ball He allowed only eight hits, Hoblltsge'l levying on his slants for three of that number. Chal mers is a native of Scotland, hut he came to this country at an early ugc and has taken t«* the national game with all the skill of an American hoy. Receipts I-urge Today’s game was the last in whUh the players share the receipts A total of $H4,MW.5»J awaits division among the ■■■ ■ ■ ■ \ WORLD’S SERIES Baseball Matinee GREENWOOD f Billiard Parlor / KouMk \ irlli, *tnl -»ll, 'I reel AMMISWION Me tun. HKKKBHtl W. < M.I.I H t—---1 members or the two teams. the share allowed under the national- commission rules to players participating in the profits Is limited to the first four games. The winning team will receive $86,939.70, or fib per cent of the total. As 2;' play ers of each team are eligible contestants in the series, the individual share will amount to $3779.9S each, if the division is equal. The p’ayers themselves are tin authorities in deciding howT the money shall be disposed of and may reduce the allowance to utility men who have fig ured little in the activities of the league season or of the series by vote among then.selves. To the losers will go $57.959.SO. or 23 shares of $2519.12 each, if the division is equal. The players' profits this year are not equa'- to those of 1911 and 1912, the record crowds at the two games played on the Braves' Held failing to offset the re strlcted attendance at the Philadelphia park. During these first four games 123.040 persons have watched the play. They ha\ e paid $26s,332.50 for their places. Of this sum the national commission will receive $26,833.25. Each club treasury gains $48,299.85 from these games and v/ill be further enriched, as will the com mission’s strong box by the receipts hl„ subsequent contests in which the plajf ers have no financial interest. «* * The crowd which witnessed.^© game toda\ was smaller than yesterday's rec ord breaking outpouring,'' That today’s figures did not eclipse those of yester day, however, was not the fault of the Boston fans. Between 16,000 and 20,(XX) of them were turned away at the gates. Many ticket holders were caught In this way and were unable to make their way t9 the gates, which were closed long before the game started. The scene outside the park was at times a rioutous confusion. The crush 1 became so bad that it seemed dangerous to continue the sale of standing room tickets and it was due to this that the attendance fell off. The day was made for baseball, a brilliant October sun having in its rays the warmth of early summer. Overcoats were cast aside and some 1 sat in shirt sleeves. I There was little to thrill the spec tators outside the circus catches by I Duffy Dewis, so the fans amused them selves largely with music and songs. There were at least a half dozen brass bands in the big enclosure, surround ed by as many groups of organized rooters. As the home team was al ways in front, however, there was lit tle for which to do any rooting. Neither Chalmers nor Shore shone with any great brilliancy in the pitch ers box. Shore’s game was not up to the standard he set when he first faced Alexander last Friday. His work was good enough to win, however, and In baseball analysis this leaves little to be said. Foster Today Tomorrow Carrigan undoubtedly will j send George Foster to the mound to j oppose Alexander. Foster pitched a brlllant game last Saturday, winning with bis own timely hitting and he is i anxious for a fling at the Philadelphia ! star. "Babe” Ruth, the big Boston ieft I hander, has not yet had a chance, how - ever. and Carrigan may sw itch to him. With Alexander missing from the Phillies combination the strength of the Red Sox was more apparent than I in the game of Monday. Chalmers ! pitched steady ball but he was not as 1 effective as Moran’s mound star. Ifis spitball delivery had a sharp break but lacked the speed and perfect con trol that made Alexanerd’s slants so hard to hit. The warm afternoon undoubtedly helped Chalmers but his elaborate wind-up caused him to lose the ad vantage of cutting the corners of the plate at times. Burns had to step about lively on several occasions to hold the ; ball and w'hen the delivery was in or ! near the groove the American league champions appeared to have less dif ficulty solving Chalmers’ curves than they did those of Alexander and Mayer. Shore’s second appearance for the Red Sox was not marked by any great improvement ovor his initial facing of the Phillies last Friday. Although he figured tonight as a winning pitcher. It was due more to the excellent defense at his back than to any phenomenal twirling. While he fanned two more batters than fti the opening contest of the series he had two more hits charged against him and allowed the same number of bases on balls. The sphere did not respond with the sweep or break that was so noticeable last week and while he tightened \w nt critical moments his pitching was less impressive than In the game he lost. The defence at Shore’* back, how ever, was of a far higher character than in the opening struggle. Today the Sox played as if the glamor of the world’s series had worn off and they were in the midst of an ordinary scheduled content. Roth the infield and outfield moved smoothly and swiftly, allowing the same keen playing judg ment that marked their work during the closing months of the pennant sea son. “Hobby** on the Job An example of this quick thinking and iearn play occurred in the seventh in ning when, with Chalmers on first as a i i esu t of ids Texas leaguer. Stock smash ed a hard bounder to Scott at short. | who scooped the ball up and relayed j q to Barry at second for a force out. i Barry then made a quick throw to Hob I litzell to catcli the batter, but the ball ! slipped through Hoblitzell and rolled to tlie grandstand boxes, hitting the con crete wall and rebounding to the coach ers* box. Manager Moran, who was coaching back or first base, sent Stock • down to second on the play, but Tloblit • zell sprinted after the ball and by a i quick throw to Barry, who was waiting j at second, caught Stock five feet in front ]of the sack. In marked contrast to this clever turn . ing of what appeared, to be a bad slip ’into h fast double play was one ma«v» j l>v i he losing team in the third inning n which the Red Sox scored their first i un of the game. With Barry on first, due to a pass. Cady attempted to lay r THE FAMOUS RED SOX OUTFIELD DUFFY LEWIS " TEiS ' 5PEAKBD The above three warriors are the chief factors in the wonderful success of the Red Sox in the present se ries. All three lire jutting over .300 and are hitting when hits are. needed. In every win of the Red Sox all of the on tinders on Carrlgan's roster have more than done their duty in ringing up a win. Its a wonderful combinj^lilon, this trio. dcraft a bunt. The ball bit a trifle too hard, rolled to the right of the box and both Chalmers and LUderys tired to field it. Chalmers slipped just as hi* stopped and fell full length, covering the ball completely. Luderus was well into the diamond and when Chalmers firmly got the sphere Cady was sprinting for first, where the bag was unprotected and the attempted sacrifice went as a hit. The ability to think and handle the j bull quickly was demonstrated on sev- j eral occasions by the lied Sox and was the deciding factor In the victory, al I though the winners, by their hard and timely batting, backed up the defensive work with an attack which has been notably lacking in the play of the Phila doiphia club in the series to date. In this connection the Red Sbx varied the tactics today when ori one occasion they switched their batting methods and caught the Phillies unprepared ror* trie change. In the eighth session with Speaker on first and one out. Hoblitzell brought off a perfect hit and run play when a sacrifice hit was expected, driv KELLY POOL—Intermission ------ By BRIGGS Fo' DE LAM' -SAKE^\ PAT CROLWO DON'T I DO NUFRM 80T / SMOKE 'at J TUX-EDo 'GAccyJ Ha strT Won A r Tuxedo 7%e Perfect Tobacco for Pipe and Cigarette To imitate perfection is a large-sized job — and that’s just why there never has been a successful imitation of Tuxedo tobacco. 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