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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TIH5 LKTIUWWGE DAILY. Tucsriiiy, Odoiwr t Record of all Live Events of Interest to Western Can- ada Readers ATHLETICS TAKE fl GAME OF HILLHURST- LOSES ANOTHER CLOSE CAME Giants Blew Up in Eleventh Innings-Score I -1 in Ninth York Made One in Last .Spasm After Came Across With Two--Mathewson Allowed Nine Hits and Coombs .1 runs, Three Game Lost on Another Homer Itilg., Oct. entry football teams yesterday defeated the touring llillhurst team of Calgary, Alta., by four to three. James. Arnold and Stuart were the Eoal scorers for tho Canadians. TENTH INNINGS out, F'.ctclrer Coombs filed to Doyln. Fletcher- tn Mork'e. Xo GOOD STICK WORK WINS THE BUNTING Nine Recent Championship Clubs Were Best Hitting Teami in League WHITE SOX EXCEPTION PHILADELPHIA j 00000000102-392 NEW YORK 10000000001-235 Coombs and Lapp; Mathewsou and Meyers. The Philadelphia Americans defeated the New York Nationals by a score of 2 today in an 11 innings game which was prob- ably the most bitterly fought than any of the world's scries in recent years. Mathewson for the Giants and Coombs for the Ath- !ctiC5 were 'pitted against each other, Mathewson and the "Iron Man John Coombs, of the Ath- letics, were bracketed in a t'S111 pitchers' contest. Coombs was always the master of the Giants, who were only able to 'garner three hits. Baker made a home run In the ninth, tieing the score. The Athletics clinched the.victory in the 1-1th innings whert they fell upon Mathewson for three hits, combined with an error that gave the visitors two runs. Philadelphia Lord, If. Oldring, cf. Collins, 2b. ''Baker, 3b. Murphy, rf. Davis. 1b. Barry ss. Lapp, g. Coombs, p. New York If." De'vore 2b. Doyle cf. Snodgrass rf! Murray 1b. Mcrkle 3b. Herzog ss. Fletcher c, Meyers p. Mathe.wscn I New. (lied to Mur- I phy. Movers singled. Mfith-ewson ainsileil; Mevers to t'lirtl. and Meyers sooild on Devore's infield tun which Barry threw to Collins fbrcinsr Mathewson. Devore out stealing sec- ond, Lapp to Barry. One run. SEVENTH INNINGS (lied t i New walked ami j .Murray sacrificed Mrim to second. put at third base attempT- ing to steal. Baker was spiked, both the less and arm. but iitncidly resnm- cd play. Merkle walked. Merklo out stealing. Xo runs. ELEVENTH INNINGS 1 out. Ilerzog to Jlerkle. Collins singled; Baker ?ot an infield hit on Herzoc's poor throw to Jlerkle. who let the bull idrop. Collins took third and Baker .'second. Collins scored when Fletcher fumbled Murphy's liaker. taking third. Baker scored on Davis' single. Murray threw Murphy out at third. Davis out to Doyle. Two runs. i New doubled to left. ray. .Murphy (lied to Do> fanned. No runs. New out, Collhis to Davis. Snodarass fanned. Murray Fletcher' flted to Lord. Jloyers out. walked. .Murray stole second, Col-1 Collins Becker .batting for FOURTH INNINGS dropping Die hall. Jlerkle out. .Mathewson. at th'B bat. Her- Hied to Snoil-1 Collins to Davis. No runs. on third. -Herzog scored whop -Umpires, Klem and Brennau, of the i grass. Oldring popped to Fletcher j k'ddie Coll'ns fumbled Becker's hit. EIGHTH INNINGS Beckcr Lapp to doubled. Lapp Collins. One run. sacrificed infield hit, Barry third: Barry out at piate on Coombs' tan to Doyle. threw to National, and Connolly and Dfneen, I Collins bout ofithe American'League. FIRST INNINGS Lord out, Doyle to Werk'le. Ofdring out. Fletcher to .Merkle. Collins out, -Merkle to Matli- ewson. No runs. New York Devore fanned. Doyle oift, Davis unassisted. Coombs used blinding spefed. Snodgrass fanned. SECOND INNINGS Philadelphia Baker out, Doyle to Merkle. Murphy (Heel to Merzog. vie ttied to Snodgrass. No runs. nfteld hit aiul stole second. BaUer out. .Matlietvsoi! to Merklo.. No runs. New out, Collins to Davis. Snodgrass (lied to Lord. Mur- ray filed to Murphy. No runs. FIFTH INNINGS j safe fit a throw from Doyle, who t fielded on Herzng's error. Davis singled, j Lord's grounder "to catch Coombs a-i 'Murphy talcing second. Barry sacri-' jiiccd, Mathewson to Merhle.'Jlurpby join at plate on Lapp's infield lap. Coombs popped out to Fletcher. No Lapp out at home when .he tried to (come in. after, Fletcher had dropped New Hied Barry to' Davis. Hernog No runs. THIRD INNINGS singled and" stole second. Lapp --lined to Doyle, who doubled Barry at third. Coombs popped to Doyle. rims. New out to Lord, llcr- Da' zo? walked. Kercos oui stealing when Jhe overslict second. Fletcher out. Barry to Davis. No nms. SIXTH INNINGS' hired out to j Murray. Oldring [tinned. Collins fliec to Snodgrass. No runs. New fouled oni. 'Mn- f.hewson filed to Collins. Devore out. Baker to Davis. No runs'. second. Lord went to first on FlctcU- er.'s error. Oldring tanned. Xo j iiied to Lord. Fletcher out, Harry to Davis. Meyers funned. No runs. NINTH'INNINGS j out, Herzog to AMERICAN; LEAGUE BATTJNu CHAMPS Ty Cobb Leads for .Year Player and Club Ave. Kansas City. .Ml9 Phil. -376 Lajoie, Cleveland.. -S55 Cleveland... -3S1 scores .home Clev i'igii: fielii. Herzog fumbled Murphy's hit, Murnhy taking second. Davis oui, Meyers to Merkle. Mur- phy took third. Barry out. One fanned. De- vor.e popped to Baker. >'o runs. I. Doyle funned. St. Louis Detroit Detroit. Detroit Detroit Detroit 35S :r. .350 .324 .377 .417 4 Players Who are Battling -for World's Baseball Championship ;omlskey Craw cf 1506 Finished Last in Batting Led Lait Year Batting Ls what wins pemmnts, in jsitile of the fact that now and then jROiiiu fun or basobr.ll expert ar- jgne that team work or barjo ruiiiiliig; liiside play is the factor that counts i more than base h'rts in the ol pilules. Tho claim is frequ'eiitly niiulu that t he best butting team of- ttii finishes belliud teams in the pen- j uunt raco that aro not noted, for their prowess with -the bat. j Th'air arsumont. has been a j few times, bat in the majority of cap- (es the club that leads the league In .batting also win-j the blue ribbon. It i can't be denied that the team that i makes the most hits gets thy chances to steal the most buses mid otherwise takes chances Umt the weak batting team can nol. Exceptions' are Few There are .of court's, exceptions to tho rule, but not this year. The i Athletics, winning the American lea-1 gue pennant, lead all the other teams with a club batting average of .-94 j cent. The Giants, winners of the Na-j tional league race, lead the league with an average of .'2U per cent. Last year the Giants batt'ad some seven pofcrU -better than Chicago, ycsi the Cubs won the pennant. On the other hand, the Athletics won out and led in batting also. In lltnn the bat- ting leaders in the big leagues were Detroit and PiUsburg, both cham- pions. In JUGS. Detroit had the best 'batting outfit in and won the bunting, but New York led j the Chicago pennant winners at -the I bat. Cubs-Third In 1907 Detroit led both ways in but 4 the champion Cubs ware third by four' points In the National league batting list. Bactf in' the Naps carried off the baiting honors by a 'big margin while the White Sox, who took off the championship. were absolutely 'last as the hitters, the Naps .finish- ing third. The Cubs, how-aver, led in vicitoVics, and batting that season, only to lose the woi'.-d's series to the hitless wonders. In 1905. uifi Athletics, ae-foiid to the Naps in batting, won the pennant and then lost the seri-as to the Giants, who had led the National league hit- ters. This resume shows thru in the last six years, four American league pen- nant winners have also led LL-a lea- gue in batting, while In tha National league three pennant winners have also heen hatting leaders, -the cham- pions twice Ireing the. rnnners-up ti( hitting. Schulte, the Slugger Frank Schirlte's record as a batter j since he lias been with Chicago, ex- j elusive of follows: j Batting Home' MAJESTIC THEATRE W.' 8. SHERMAN, Manager. PHONE 3 Nights October 19 W. PRESENTS THE SHERMAN STOCK CO. Thursday, Oct. 19 New Vork't Lateit Comedy Succcn A scream from start to finish Fri, Oct. 20 Brown of Harvard The Rial Rah Rah Play Sat., Oct. 21 Including a Specifl MATINEE Father and The Boys Laugh? You can't help It. Prices--75c, 50c, 25c COMPLETE CHANGE .EACH NIGHT Start and N-O-V-E-L-T-Y SPELLS STARLAND Last 'rimes p7 ni. TODAY m. The C'jinl A delightful, interestinf; druma. The'Convert A forceful in every phase On The Instuliiu'.iit Plan -A clean, wholesome, rib-j burs ting comedy. Wed. Thur. "COLLEEN BAWN" Irish Music j Irish Pictures Majestic Theatre W.B.Sherman, Mgr. Phone 64S Monday and Tuesday October 23-24 Frank W. Healy and W. V. Sherman Present The Ne ProdiuJtiprv Its fanvc is racing Jo Ug four corners or the earth WOOD5.FR.AZEE LEDERER3 MISS CURTIS' GOLF CHAMPION W.ins the National Title from Mies Hyde 'Short Hills, N, .1., Oct. Margaret Curtis, of Boston, today won tho women's national golf clmmpiou- ship by defeating.Miss'Lillian Hyde of Day Shore, in the final round of thetournament on the Ballusrol links by 5 up and 3 to piny. and score- arc- encircling the globe 'Every little movement ftp a meaning all its own A cast of musical comedy celeb- rities, including.: Ethel Bell and Walter Catlett. SPECIAL ORCHESTRA LARGE BEAUTY CHORUS 2 CARS SPECIAL SCENERY 11.50 NORDIC A MYRON W. WHITNEY, BASSQ. ROMAYNB SIMMONS, PIANIST. Majestic Theatre, Oct. 28 ON SALE AT PRICES and J3 EVERY SEAT RESERVED 3901 19115... 1MB lilOT 1908 1310 Games 20 V.123 ..MO 82 ..102 ..1-iO ..150 Ave. Runs .288 .274 .2S1 .287- .264 10 WHITE SOX TOO MUCH FOR RENOWNED CUBS Shultc Presented With Prize Auto and Cuhs Pennant 1910 Chicago, Oct. the Chi- cago American Lcagiio team lending the Nationals throe to nothing the fourth same of 'clmmploiuih'iii corics ycsterd.iy, rain Tell In tonynts the last half ot tho second inning, causing the. game to he called Having Ihrec victories in a row to their credit tho Amerlcnn I.eiisnors expect to win today thus ending the series. Hcfore the game Frnik Sliulte. outl'ielder, was presented vv-jth tlie National League autoraobi'io prize iiiul the pennant won hy the Cnha when they we're declared 1910 chain- ot the Nntional Luasne. ST. LOUIS NATluNALS WON St. Louis, Oct. Kationnl tcatl won from the American tensile (cum in the game today for Ihe rity championship, liy a score Qf 9 to o. Annonnceintnit was made that the teania will piny do.nh'le Ircndcr tomorrow rinding np the fnli chain- pionsliip. The scoro: Ainericnr.-.l Oil :OOI 5 10 4 .Nationals :i20 100 ii George, Powell. Nelson and Steph- ens; Steel and Illiss. CLARESHOLM RACES Tho results of the second day's racing at Claresholin was as follows: 3.25 Millway Girl. P. W. Ings, High River 2 1 Gaiety Girl, .1. F. Reynolds. C'iaresholni lilnck Jack, O. Wallace, .Olflrssholin 3 3-4 Daah West, Oleichen.'i; piivfti Boland, H. Wc-3t, Lady R. V. Strnlbndorfi MUlarvillc, !'ony 11 hands and Uird 1; Ace 2; Caniata 3. Cowboy (T. McMaster, 1- Joker (H. Wathem) 2. Ladies Dace. 3-8 Cloud, (Miss Wathem) won as Miss High- wood anil Bird ran out of the track, and Miss Highwood collided with two' seriously 'injuring one. Named iiarnosK race- Minnie S...A. B. Hunter, C'iares- holm Uiian, P. W. Ings, River '2 'i McUntock, J.-McLa.ughlin, Hjgh Five homes started. Uy next yaar the High River ese- cuti'i'e will no doubt Itencc the stretch on their track..to avoid possibility of horses running out among the people as happened today. At the same time thny ought to do. away with the' wire, fence thai skirts the back stretch. PROMINENT FREEMASON DEAD 'London, Oct. Sadler, rormeriy grand tyler and lately lib- rarlun of the Free Masons hall. Is dead. INSURE THE UMPIRE'S LIFE Cincinnati, Oct. Venezuela, according to Armanuo Marsans, the Cincinnati outfielder, who has rela- tives, there, the peopKj.( are just as wild over .baseball as in America or Cuba. 1-he umpires down there, says Armando, aro crafty. Before every game they tak'e-oiit accident insur- ance policies. The most violent root- isra in -Venezuela are the president and treasurer of the local insurance com- pafi'iea, and th'sy take no chances. They guard and protect the umpires, them ngajlisl tho crowds, and at the same time preventing any suclden demand upon their own treas- uries. 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