THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 10, 1914.
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ATHLETICS HELPLESS BEFORE
RUDOLPH, WHILE THE BRAVES
AND BAT WYCKOFF HARD.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Philadelphia, Oct. 9. Boston Na
tional league pennant winners today
defeated the Philadelphia American
league champions, seven to one, in the
first game of the world's series.
Boston's terrific hitting drove Ben
der, the Athletics' star right hander.
from the box in the sixth inning. It
was the first time any Athletic pitcher
had been batted from the pitching
mound In a world's series game.
Wyckoff replaced Bender, and Lapp
replaced Catcher Schang.
Rudolph pitched brilliantly. The
Athletics were helpless before his slow
ball, eight striking out. Catcher Gowdy
was Boston's batting star, making a
double, triple and single in threw
Deal, who replaced Smith at third,
hit into three of the four double plays
the Athletics made.
Gowdy's double scored Whitted with
the game's first run in the second.
Whitted had been previously walked.
Maranville then singled Gowdy homo.
The Athletics' only run came in the
second on a pass to Mclnnis and Mo-
ran's error in letting Strunk's single i
pass through his legs, Mclnnis scor
ing. In the fifth Gowdy trippled and
scored on Maranville's single. In the
sixth Evers singled. Connelly walked
and Whitted scored both with a triple
Schmidt singled Whitted home.
Boston's last run came in the eighth.
Schmidt singled, Gowdy singled, and
both scored on a double steal as Mar
The Boston Braves, pennant win
ners, of the National league and the
Philadelphia Athletics, champions of
the American Jeagiie, clashed today in
the first battle for the world's baseball
championship of 1914.
HUNDREDS TURNED AWAY.
Some 22,000 persons saw the opening
engagement of the seven game series.
Hundreds were turned away at the
The Bostons prepared to send their
slow ball box man, Dick Rudolph, to
the pitching emplacement to shell the
Athletics out of their home defenses.
The American leaguers groomed the
Indian, Bender, to pick off the Boston
invaders with his fast ball.
"Plow ball pitching is not relished
ed by the Mack artillery of batters,
and I guess it will be Rudolph for
the fray today," remarked Manager
George Stall ings. "Still I may switch
to James or Tyler. They are all good,
The vast reaches of Shibe Park
I I I
were choked to capacity long before
game today. Three and four times the
regular seat prices were offered for
tickets, and the demand at these fig
ures exceeded the supply.
The outfield stand, seating four
thousand persons, was thrown open
at 10:50 o'clock. It was filled within
a short time and the gates were closed.
The first in line for seats in this un
reserved section had waited over 40
hours for the gates to open. Several
women had stood in line since day
break. Hundreds were on temporary
stands erected on the roofs of houses
that overlook the back field walls.
The day was warm and humid and
one suited for fast base'oall. A hot
sun burned through the menacing
clouds and there was only a slight
threat of showers. The infield and
outer gardens were dry and hard.
Betting faored the Athletics at 2 to
1 and 9 to 5 when the two teams came
on the field for practice. The pre
liminary field play was snappy. The
work of the Boston player, Deal, who
substituted at third base for Smith,
who broke his ieg this week was keen
ly watched. He displayed no fielding
faults in warming up.
,-iO LACK OF CONFIDENCE.
There was no lack of confidence on
either ski" as to the ultimate result.
"Wo will win sure." declared Manager
StaJIings. "My team is as good as the
Athletics any waj you look at it and
we are going to hand a lot of people
a big surprise." All Mack would say
was "we will be In there to win." The
Athletic players however confidently
Baseball enthusiasts from many
stations in life are here anxious to
see the opening contest. Among the
visitors are men of great wealth and
prominence and others beat their way
here on freight cars or tredged many
miles on foot. The wealthy lovers of
the sport arrived in automobiles or
parlor cars and were able to pay the
high premiums demanded by ticket
speculators for choice seats. The other
visitors joined the th-rona; which stood
around the bleacher entrance all
nisrht patiently awaiting an opportun
ity topass through the turnstiles
w hen the gates opened at 10 o'clock.
Many boys were among those who
stayed up all night. They counted on
seeing the game ad getting back
their admission fee by selling choice
seats in the bleachers to late comers.
Thousands, disappointed In not se
curing the coveted tickets of admission
joined the throng at the grounds hop
ing to buy tickets at the last moment
at reasonable prices. Some secured
standing room admissions in the grand
stand, some were in the bleachers,
some were on neighboring house tops
and many thousands contented them
selves with watching the play on elec
tric score boards in other parts of the
The previous triumphs of the Ath
letics in world's series made the local
club a strong favorite among those
who based their choice on former per
formances. Brave supporters, how
ever, pointed to the manner in which
the Bostonians had climbed from last
place to the championship of the na
tional league and declared that the
confidence gained in that race would
enable them to defeat even the White
There was very little betting, which
was accounted for by the long odds
asked by those willing to take the
Boston end. What few wagers that
were laid were placed with the Ath
letics' favorites at 2 to 1 and S to 5.
The largest bet heard of so far was
one of $500.
The combined number of detectives
AB. R. H. PO. A. E.
Moran, rf 4 0 0 0 0 1
Evers, 2b 4 1 1 2 2 1
Connolly, If. 3 1 1 1 1 0
Whitted. rf 3 2 1 1 0 0
Schmidt, lb. 4 1 2 11 1 0
Gowdy, c 3 2 3 8 0 0
Maranville, ss 4 0 2 3 4 0
Deal, 3b 4 0 0 0 2 0
Rudolph, p 4 0 1 1 3 0
.33 7 11 27 13 2
Philadelphia AB. R. H.
Murphy, rf. 4 0 1
Oldring, If. 3 0 0
3 0 0
4 0 1
3 1 0
4 0 2
4 0 0
2 0 0
1 0 0
...L i o o
1 0 1
Collins, 2b. .
Baker, 3b. .
Strunk, cf. .
Barry, ss. .
Lapp, c. ...
Bender, p. .
PO. A. E.
0 0 0
2 0 0
3 2 0
3 4 0
10 1 0
0 0 0
2 3 0
3 0 0
2 1 (i
27 14 0
Score by Innings: 123 456 789 R
Boston 020 013 010 7
Philadelphia 010 000 000 1
Summary Two-base hits, Wyckoff,
Baker, Gowdy; three-base hits, Gowdy,
Whitted; struck out, by Bender, 3 in
5 1-3 innings; by Wyckoff 2 in 3 2-3
innings, by Rudolph, 9; bases on balls,
off Rudolph 3; off Bender 3 in 5 1-3 in
nings, off Wyckoff 1 in 3 2-3 innings:
stolen bases, Moran, Schmidt, Gowdy;
sacrifice hits, Oldring 1; double plays,
Schmidt to Maranville; Barry to Col
lins to Mclnnes, Baker to Mclnnes,
Bender to Barry to Mclnnes, Bender to
Mclnnes; hits, off Bender, 8 in B 1-3
Innings, off Wyckoff, 3 in 3 2-3 innings.
and policemen detailed to guard the
orowds that visit Shibe Park during
the series numbers nearly a thousand.
Many speculators have been arrested
already and an order has gone forth
from the police department to continue
the war against any found operating
outside the grounds.
The national commission held a
meeting this morning and gave final
instructions to the umpires and of
ficial scorers. The probable oatting
order for todays game follows:
Atnletics .Murphy, rf.; Oldring, If.;
Collins, 2b ; Baker, 3b.; Mclnnis, lb.;
Strunk. cf . ; Barry, ss.; Schang, c. ;
Boston Moran, rf.; Evers, 2b.; Con
nolly, If.; Whitted. cf.; Schmidt, lb.;
Deal, "h.: Maranville, ss.; Gowdy, c;
Umpires Dineen behind the bat;
Byron, on bases, Klem and Hildebrand
on left and right field foul lines, re
spectively. John Coombs and Ira Thomas took
the pitching stand and served the Ath
'etic batters during batting practice
The Athletics gave particular atten
tion to bunting.
"Home Run" Baker tried out the
range of the right field wall one of
his blows almost clearing the enclo
sure. The Boston batters hit wickedly in
The Boston Braves Who Defeated Philadelphia Athletics Yesterday in First Game of Series.
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Boston Brave squad. Left to right, top, James, Cathers, Deal, Davis, Cottrelf, Cccreham, Hess, Mann, Gowdy, Schmidt and Whaling; center, Whitted,
Dugey, Tyler, Strand, Devore, Gilbert, Smith and Moran; bottom, Connolly, Mitchell, Willie Connore (mascot), Rudolph, Maranville, Critcher, Mar
tin and Evers.
practice. Tom Hughes served up the
oalls and the "Royal Rooters" 200
strong from Boston, sent up a loud
shout when Catcher Hank Gowdy
drove the ball into the left field stand.
Squads of photographers moved
here and there about the playing
field snapshotting the players in ac
tion. Down near the Boston's bench a
band played enlivening airs and
dodged foul balls.
BOSTON'S WORK BRILLIANT.
The Boston Braves were the first
to take out on the diamond for field
practice. Their work was sharp and
brilliant. Maranville was all over the
midfield section, scooping grounders to
his right and left and making throws
from every position. The crowd ap
The Athletics went out for field
practice at 1:45. Connie Mack's $100,
000 infield was soon in action. Mc
lnnis had recovered from the injury
to his hand and was back on first
base. Bender did not make his ap
pearance on the field until the Ath
letics' were practicing, when he came
from under the stand and began to
warm up with Jack Lapp.
Rudolph and Whaling and Tyler
and Gowdy worked in front of the
Bender and Schang were selected
as the battery for the Athletics. Ru
dolph and Gowdy were announced as
the battery for Boston.
First half Bender's first offering
was an out curve which cut the plate
for a strike. Moran went out on a
high foul to Mclnnis. Evers sent up
a high fly to Collins and walked back
to the bench. Connolly took a strike
and then fouled off the next one. Con
nolly fanned, missing a slow one
around the neck. No runs, no hits, no
Second half Rudolph put over a
strike on Murphy. Murphy sent a
short single to center and the crowd
started to cheer. It was the second
ball pitched. Oldring sacrificed Gow
dy to Schmidt. Gowdy nearly over
threw first base. Rudolph tried to
cut the corners of the plate on Col
lins and pitched three balls. His
fourth pitch was a strike. Collins
walked, and the crowd cried to Baker
for a hit. Baker fouled out to Schmidt
and Murphy was out trying for third
on the catch, Schmidt to Deal. It
was a pretty double play. No runs,
no hit, no errors.
"First half Bender pitched three
oalls and then put over two strikes
on Whitted. Whitted walked. Schmidt
filed out to Oldring. Whitted scored
on Gowdy's hard two bagger to the
left field stand. The Boston rooters
cheered to the echo. Gowdy scored
on Maranville's single over second.
Boston hits were sharp and clean. A
double play followed. Barry took
Deal's grounder and tossed to Collins
forcing Maranville. Collins then
threw out Deal. Two runs, two hits,
Second half Rudolph had a big
wide curve which he worked on the
edge, of the plate. Mclnnis walked on
four pitched balls. Mclnnis scored
when Strunk's. single went through
Moran's legs to the fence. Strunk took
third on the play. Barry fanned.
Strunk was out at the plate when
Evers took Schang"s grounder and
threw to Gowdy. Maranville tofck
Bender's grounder and threw to Evers,
forcing Schang. One run, one hit, one
First half Bender threw out Ru
dolph at first. Moran couldn't see
Bender's speed and struck out. Old
ring took care of Evers' hoist. No
runs, no hits, no errors.
Second half Murphy fanned, Ru
dolph working him on two slow ones
and then a fast one. Oldring also
struck out. Rudolph worked carefully
and deliberately, his slow ball baffling
the Athletics not a little. Rudolph
threw out Collins at first. No runs,
no hits, no errors.
First half Connolly sent a liner
over Collins' head for a single after
having two strikes called on him. A
double play followed Bender took
Whltted's smash and threw to Bar
ry forcing Connolly. Barry then
tossed out Whitted. Barry's throw to
Mclnnis was wide but Mclnnis made
a beautiful stop. oli;ns tossed out
Schmidt at first. No runs, ono hit.
Second half Baker fouled off the
first two and Rudolph had him in a
hole. Baker struck out, missing a
wide one by a foot. Mclnnis als..
fanned. Strunk singled to left, bul
was out at second trying to Btret h
his hit, Connolly to Maranville. It waa
pretty fielding by the Bostons. Xo
runs, one hit, no errors.
First half Gowdy drove the ball to
the center field fence for a three base
hit. It was the first pitched ball. The
umpire cautioned the Boston k
ior coaenmg. uoway a cored 0n v
anville's single over Mclnnla' hr
double play followed Bend
Deal's "ounted fly and then ,
Maranville at first. Deal had ant
ed to sacrifice. Rudolph sti
rtnc run. two h it R no r't--...
Second half Maranville took
Ty8 Texas leaguer away out n ,
field. It was a sparkling
loudly applauded. Schang
It was Rudolph's sixth .
Bender flied out to Whitted
no hits, no errors.
First half Moran sent up i .
back of third base which Ban
after a long run with his outi
hand. The crowd shouted
proval. Evers shot a single ;
oer. uonnony wainea whet
became unsteady. Evers and
scored on Whitted's slushinK
right for three bases. Whil .
on Schmidt's slashing tingle
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rainy. mmum hmudk wis
and Bender was recalled front
and Wyckoff replaced him
the first time that am Athlal
has ever been batted out ol
in a world's series. Coom
out f the box three yea I I
game with the Giants, bul
because of injury. Eight
made off Bender while h' w
box. Gowdy walked. Wy
Maranville's smash but
Ba'vcr too late to catch Scl
bases were now filled with oi
double play ended the itmir
took Deal's grounder and
third forcing Gowdy, he. th
TX I VI1 f at first Thron i
'tits, JiO errors.
Secona half Evers took
Murphy's slow roller and I
the r'inner. Deal tossed oui i.i
RuJ.dph was pitching a per:' i
his slow ball coming high and i
ing low, out never very near
letlcs bats. Rudolph tossed
Una, No runs, no hits- no err
First half 'Lapp went in to i
for the Athletics. Rudolph
infield single which Collins v.
ly able to knock down. Baker
Moran's intended sacrifice am
to Barry, forcing Rudolph. K
struck out and Mont) stol
Mclnnis gathered In Col
grounder :ind threw to VVyi
covered the hag. No runs, on
Second half Evers fumble i llaki
grounder and the runner
Mclnnis walked on four ).i
Strunk grounded out to
Baker going to third and Mi It ni
second. Barry struck out H
threw out Lapp at first It
pert) pitching by Rudolph,
no hits, one error.
First half Whitted popped
Raker. Schmidt singled thro
to left. Gowdy drove a har
left, cr' which Schmidt went la
.via ran vine struck out. The v
were plainly unsteady and
taking a good lead broke foi
when iapp attempted to catch
stealing second. Schmidt waa M
the plate, but Qowdy attempt
take third whn follins' thro I
plate was high. He was thrown
.Lapp to Baker.
Second half Wyckoff don
right. Murphy was out, M
to Schmidt, but Wyckoff ion
the pay. Oldring was the i
three slow balls, all of which he m
and Collins flew out to left
First half This Avas a alien
with only three Beaton pli
Deal was thrown out by Hal
dolph bit to Barry who Mire,
at firnt and Moran's botimlci
taken c.re of by Baker, aho
Second hail Baker, first
vlved the bopea of the Athii
ers, by doubling to nbi
could not solve Rudolph ai
third. He waa thrown out :ii
Baker ctuld not advance. ! e
a pretty ,uy mi Mclnnis, "I
Innis back i" second . Btr
fly to Evers and Barry i i
grime by rapping to Maranvi
tossed In Schmidt, for the ni
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