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Wednesday, 9/13/1915
Monday 9/11/1915: Ferguson (DET) and Luderus (BRO) win P.O.W. award
Detroit's pitcher George Ferguson had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. Ferguson was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 2.50. Along the way he struck out 11 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well. Fred Luderus wins his 2nd Player of the Week award. National League pitchers couldn't figure out how to retire this guy all week long. In 19 at bats he hit .526 with 0 HR and 4 RBI. He got at least one hit each game this week and is on a 7 game hitting streak right now. This year Luderus drove in 59 and scored 73 runs while batting .308 with 2 longballs. He's 6th in the National League in batting!
 
Monday 9/4/1915: Prendergast (CHA) and Mcquillan (SLN) win P.O.W. award
Chicago (A)'s pitcher Mike Prendergast had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 2.00 while going 2-0. He was able to complete both starts of the week. His ERA of 2.54 helped him to a 5-1 record this year. He struck out 24 and walked 12 in 49.2 innings. St. Louis (N)'s pitcher George Mcquillan had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Player of the Week. George went 2-0 with an ERA of 1.00, while fanning 11 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. George has a record of 17-17 this season, with an ERA of 2.49. In 296.1 Innings he was able to strike out 150 batters. George has pitched 6 shutouts and 32 complete games.
 
Friday 9/1/1915: Rube Ellis out for 7 weeks
PHILADELPHIA (N) - Philadelphia (N)'s leftfielder Rube Ellis will miss at least 7 weeks after he got hurt seriously while running hard toward second base. He began limping and then fell down, causing a scary moment for his teammates. He had to be carried off the field. Ellis was rushed to an hospital near the ballpark, where doctors took x-rays. Those revealed the serious injury, Inflamed Posterior Cruciate Ligament. Rube is hitting .328 this year, with 157 hits in 478 at bats. He has driven in 88 runs, slugging .490. He's 3rd in the National League in batting, 2nd in homeruns and 1st in RBI!
 
Friday 9/1/1915: Mitchell and Bush receive Pitcher of the Month award
Clarence Mitchell pitched like a legend in August, and the American League named him Pitcher of the Month for his extraordinary performance. He went 2-0 in August and finished the month with an ERA of 0.77. He struck out 12 in 35 innings. Clarence pitched a shutout as well. Opposing players hit .276 against Clarence this season. While posting an ERA of 3.28 he went 8-13 in 25 starts, fanning 74 and walking 48 hitters. He has 21 complete games and 2 shutouts. Joe Bush couldn't have pitched much better than he did in August, and the National League thought so as well, naming the right-hander Pitcher of the Month. His record of 5-0 in 5 was among the leagues best this month. In 45 innings of work he allowed just 39 hits while striking out 29, compiling an ERA of just 1.40. Joe also fired a shutout. This season Bush compiled an ERA of 3.82, going 12-14 in 28 starts. He fanned 125 while giving up 251 hits in 235.1 innings. He has 21 complete games and one shutout.
 
Friday 9/1/1915: Chicago (A)'s Pettus earns Batter of the Month award
William Pettus of Chicago (A) wins his 1st Batter of the Month award for putting up the best numbers in the American League. William was on fire, hitting .300 with 5 homeruns and 19 RBI. His season features a batting average of .280 (90 hits in 321 AB), 17 doubles, 4 triples and 10 taters. Pettus collected 53 RBI and 40 runs as well. The Batter of the Month award in the National League goes to Pittsburgh's Ken Williams this time, as the centerfielder displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. He had an on base percentage of .470 and hit .413, while driving in 19 runs. Williams has hit for a .356 average this season. He has 48 extra base hits along with 212 total bases, resulting in a .517 slugging percentage. He's 1st in the National League in batting, 5th in homeruns and 5th in RBI!
 
Monday 8/28/1915: Boston (N)'s Webb wins Player of the Week award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to St. Louis (A)'s Bill James this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Bill went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00, while fanning 7 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. It's the 1st time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to Boston (N)'s pitcher Lefty Webb. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well. In 9 starts this year Lefty struck out 25 batters in 78.1 innings of work. His ERA is 3.33, his record 3-5. He has 8 complete games and one shutout.
 
Sunday 8/27/1915: Ray Fisher fires 2-hitter against Philadelphia (N)
BROOKLYN - Brooklyn's right-hander Ray Fisher is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Philadelphia (N) found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. Fisher 3rd shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 4th shutouts in his career. The bid for a no-hitter was broken up when Rube Ellis singled with one out in the 7th inning. 'I had a good grip on the ball today and I was able to put it where I wanted. That kept them out of balance.' Fisher (20-16) showed excellent control, walking nobody and fanning 5. Larry Gardner helped Fisher at the plate, he stroked 3 hits in 4 AB, stroking two 2B's, and collecting 2 RBI. The final score of the game was 8-0.
 
Friday 8/25/1915: Herb Pennock fires 2-hitter against Detroit
CLEVELAND - Cleveland's left-hander Herb Pennock didn't look unexperienced at all. The 21 year old pitched a 2-hit shutout against Detroit, recording his 3rd shutout of the season. 'They took some ugly cuts at my breaking stuff, so I kept throwing it. Fortunately they were not able to adjust in time.' Pennock (10-19) struck out 4 and walked 2, throwing 71 of 117 pitches for strikes. The hitting star for Cleveland was third baseman Scotty Ingerton, he finished 2 for 4, with 2 RBI. The final score of the game was 2-0.
 
Monday 8/21/1915: Pittsburgh has no chance in a 2-hitter by Lefty Webb
PITTSBURGH - With his best stuff going, Boston (N)'s Lefty Webb overmatched the opposing hitters all day long. Pittsburgh had no chance, collecting just 2 hits against the left-hander. With no outs in the 6th inning Wally Smith singled to break up the no-hitter. Webb (2-5) struck out 4 and walked none, throwing 60 of 106 pitches for strikes. 'They took some ugly cuts at my breaking stuff, so I kept throwing it. Fortunately they were not able to adjust in time.' Bert James helped Webb at the plate, he finished 2 for 4, with 2 RBI. Boston (N) scored 3 runs on 9 hits.
 
Monday 8/21/1915: Becker (CLE) and Williams (PIT) win P.O.W. award
Cleveland's pitcher Charlie Becker had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. Charlie went 2-0 with an ERA of 1.50, while fanning 9 in 18 innings of work. He was able to complete both starts of the week. Ken Williams from Pittsburgh wins his 1st Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the National League. Ken was on fire, hitting .500 with 1 HR and 7 RBI.
 
Thursday 8/17/1915: Hugh Bedient (BRO) will miss 6 weeks
BROOKLYN - When it rains, it pours. Brooklyn's right-hander Hugh Bedient will not pitch for at least 6 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Pittsburgh where he left the field in the 8th inning. Strained Rotator Cuff Muscle was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. Opposing players hit .187 against Hugh this season. While posting an ERA of 1.55 he went 7-3 in 12 starts, fanning 59 and walking 17 hitters. Hugh has pitched 3 shutouts and 9 complete games.
 
Monday 8/14/1915: Brown and Mcquillan win Player of the Week award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to Chicago (A)'s Curly Brown this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Curly went 2-0 with an ERA of 1.29, while fanning 6 in 14 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. The National League Player of the Week award goes to George Mcquillan, one of St. Louis (N)'s best starting pitchers. Mcquillan was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00. Along the way he struck out 3 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Saturday 8/12/1915: Season ending injury strikes Boston (N)'s Musser
BOSTON (N) - Boston (N)'s right-hander Paul Musser experienced probably the worst case scenario for a pitcher, a season ending injury. After pitching in the 7th inning of the game against St. Louis (N), Musser complained about serious pain in his throwing arm. He had to leave the game. Doctors examined him after the game and diagnosed a Torn Rotator Cuff Muscle which will require surgery. Paul has a record of 4-16 this season, with an ERA of 4.48. In 197 Innings he was able to strike out 144 batters.
 
Saturday 8/12/1915: Bill Bartley shuts out New York (A) on one hit
CHICAGO (A) - Chicago (A)'s right-hander Bill Bartley is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff, blanking New York (A) on just one hit. It's his 3rd shutout this season, and the 23rd time he has done it in his career. 'That was one of the best games of my career. I had my stuff working very well today.' Bartley (17-11) did not have perfect control, walking 6. He struck out 6. George Whiteman helped Bartley at the plate, he got 3 hits in 3 AB, hitting 2 doubles, scoring 2 runs. Chicago (A) scored 7 runs on 9 hits.
 
Monday 8/7/1915: St. Louis (N)'s Liebhardt severely injured
ST. LOUIS (N) - When it rains, it pours. St. Louis (N)'s right-hander Glenn Liebhardt will not pitch for at least 5-6 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against New York (N) where he left the field in the 8th inning. Herniated Disc Back was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. This season Liebhardt compiled an ERA of 2.81, going 14-12 in 28 starts. He fanned 137 while giving up 222 hits in 240.1 innings. Glenn has pitched one shutout and 23 complete games. He's 10th in the National League in ERA and 8th in wins!
 
Monday 8/7/1915: Hank Robinson pitches his 1st shutout of the season
ST. LOUIS (A) - St. Louis (A)'s left-hander Hank Robinson is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff, blanking Detroit on just 2 hits. It's his 1st shutout this season, and the 6th time he has done it in his career. 'Well, the ball went where I wanted it. I was able to hit the corners with all of my pitches.' Robinson (9-12) struck out 5 and issued 1 BB, throwing 62 of 98 pitches for strikes. St. Louis (A)'s centerfielder Clyde Milan got 2 hits in 4 AB. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Robinson. St. Louis (A) scored 3 runs on 6 hits.
 
Monday 8/7/1915: Smith and Konetchy win Player of the Week award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to Washington's Sherry Smith this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Smith was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00. Along the way he struck out 10 in 18 innings. He pitched two shutouts! Ed Konetchy wins his 2nd Player of the Week award. National League pitchers couldn't figure out how to retire this guy all week long. Konetchy helped his team with an average of .542 and 5 RBI in 24 at bats. Ed is hitting .300 this year, with 116 hits in 387 at bats. He has driven in 53 runs, slugging .429.
 
Saturday 8/5/1915: Chicago (N)'s Moser severely injured
CHICAGO (N) - Chicago (N)'s right-hander Walter Moser suffered a severe injury on Saturday and will be out for at least 5-6 weeks. In the 6th of the game against New York (N) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. After x-rays were taken the diagnosis did not surprise many: Bone Chips Shoulder. Surgery will be performed next week. Walter has a record of 5-8 this season, with an ERA of 4.88. In 110.2 Innings he was able to strike out 69 batters. Walter has pitched one shutout and 9 complete games.
 
Saturday 8/5/1915: Carl Mays turns in great performance against Boston (N)
PHILADELPHIA (N) - Philadelphia (N)'s right-hander Carl Mays will never forget this day. The 23-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 2-hitter, against Boston (N) on Saturday. 'Pitching a great game is always a good thing. And it doesn't get much better than today.' Mays (5-5) struck out 7 and issued 2 BB, throwing 62 of 101 pitches for strikes. The hitting star for Philadelphia (N) was second baseman Ed Konetchy, he stroked 2 hits in 4 AB, and driving in 3 runs. Philadelphia (N) improved its record to 66-44, scoring 9 runs on 10 hits.
 
Friday 8/4/1915: Sherry Smith pitches 1-hit shutout against Chicago (A)
WASHINGTON - Washington's southpaw Sherry Smith is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Chicago (A) found out the hard way, getting just one hit. Smith 4th shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 7th shutouts in his career. Smith (10-15) struck out 6 and walked 1, throwing 68 of 102 pitches for strikes. 'I was hitting my spots. Now I'll start concentrating on my next start, and hopefully it will work again.' Harry Heilmann helped Smith at the plate, he got 3 hits in 4 AB. The final score of the game was 3-0.
 
Thursday 8/3/1915: Bill James quiets Boston (A) bats with shutout
ST. LOUIS (A) - St. Louis (A)'s right-hander Bill James is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff, blanking Boston (A) on just 2 hits. It's his 2nd shutout this season, and the 2nd time he has done it in his career. James (8-5) struck out 5 and issued 1 BB, throwing 71 of 117 pitches for strikes. 'Today I just felt fine. I had a good feeling while warming up.' The hitting star for St. Louis (A) was catcher Red Murray, he collected 2 hits in 4 trips to the plate, doubling once. St. Louis (A) improved its record to 56-52, scoring 3 runs on 7 hits.
 
Tuesday 8/1/1915: Jake Boultes fires 2-hitter against Boston (N)
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh's right-hander Jake Boultes is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Boston (N) found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. Boultes 2nd shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 6th shutouts in his career. Wally Gerber spoiled the bid for a no-hitter when he singled with one out in the 6th inning. 'I was able to keep´em off balance. That certainly helped.' Boultes (4-15) showed excellent control, walking nobody and fanning 8. Pittsburgh's third baseman Heinie Groh went 3 for 3, stroking a double, and collecting 3 RBI. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Boultes. The final score of the game was 4-0.
 
Tuesday 8/1/1915: Pitcher of the Month award winners announced
The best month of July in the American League certainly had Detroit's right-hander Guy Morton, earning him the Pitcher of the Month award. He had an ERA of just 0.62 in 29 innings of work in which he struck out 16 hitters. His record in July is 2-0. Guy pitched a shutout as well. In 4 starts this year Guy struck out 16 batters in 29 innings of work. His ERA is 0.62, his record 2-0. He has one complete game and one shutout. Winner of this months National League Pitcher of the Month award is Brooklyn's Hugh Bedient. He went 6-0 in July and finished the month with an ERA of 1.19. He struck out 29 in 53 innings. Hugh got two complete game shutouts as well! In 7 starts this year Hugh struck out 35 batters in 62 innings of work. His ERA is 1.60, his record 6-1. He has 6 complete games and 2 shutouts.
 
Tuesday 8/1/1915: Cleveland's Ruth earns Batter of the Month award
It's the 1st time that the American League Batter of the Month award goes to Cleveland's rightfielder Babe Ruth. Babe pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .333 with 6 and 24 RBI while slugging .679. While compiling an on base percentage of .371, Babe hit .213 and slugged .467. He has collected 75 runs batted in this year. He's 1st in the American League in RBIs and 1st in homeruns! Philadelphia (N)'s leftfielder Rube Ellis had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Batter of the Month. Rube pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .379 with 1 and 23 RBI while slugging .563. Ellis has hit 8 longballs this year while batting .339. He adds 23 doubles, along with 62 runs scored. He's 1st in the National League in batting, 2nd in homeruns and 2nd in RBI!
 
Monday 7/31/1915: Boston (A)'s Jacobson wins Player of the Week award
The American League Player of the Week award goes to Beany Jacobson, one of Boston (A)'s best starting pitchers. Jacobson was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00. Along the way he struck out 19 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well. Beany has a record of 17-9 this season, with an ERA of 2.68. In 255.1 Innings he was able to strike out 194 batters. He has 23 complete games and 4 shutouts. He's 10th in the American League in ERA and 2nd in wins! It's the 3rd time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to Chicago (N)'s centerfielder Dutch Zwilling. Dutch was on fire, hitting .464 with 0 HR and 11 RBI. This year Zwilling drove in 43 and scored 45 runs while batting .309 with one longball. He's 9th in the National League in batting!
 
Saturday 7/29/1915: Beany Jacobson quiets Chicago (A) bats with shutout
BOSTON (A) - Great days are rare. But not for Boston (A)'s left-hander Beany Jacobson. Chicago (A) found out the hard way that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just one hit. It's his 4th shutout this season, and the 32nd time he has done it in his career. Bill Sweeney spoiled the bid for a no-hitter when he singled with two outs in the 5th inning. 'Things like that happen. You take the mound and everything works. My velocity was pretty good today and I guess it showed.' Jacobson (17-9) struck out 9 and walked 1, throwing 74 of 119 pitches for strikes. Hub Northen helped Jacobson at the plate, he got 2 hits in 4 AB, stroking a double. Boston (A) scored 4 runs on 13 hits.
 
Friday 7/28/1915: Guy Morton out for 5-6 weeks
DETROIT - Detroit's right-hander Guy Morton suffered a severe injury on Friday and will be out for at least 5-6 weeks. In the 4th of the game against Philadelphia (A) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Doctors examined him after the game and diagnosed a Strained Elbow Ligament which will require surgery. His ERA of 0.62 helped him to a 2-0 record this year. He struck out 16 and walked 6 in 29 innings. Guy has pitched one shutout and one complete game.
 
Wednesday 7/26/1915: Philadelphia (A)'s Crawford out for 5-6 weeks
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Philadelphia (A)'s right-hander Sam Crawford suffered a severe injury on Wednesday and will be out for at least 5-6 weeks. In the 4th of the game against New York (A) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. After x-rays were taken the diagnosis did not surprise many: Herniated Disc Back. Surgery will be performed next week. In 22 starts this year Sam struck out 237 batters in 174.2 innings of work. His ERA is 4.48, his record 4-16. Sam has pitched one shutout and 15 complete games.
 
Monday 7/24/1915: Player of the Week honors go to Jackson and Fisher
Joe Jackson from Detroit wins his 2nd Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the American League. Jackson helped his team with an average of .542 and 7 RBI in 24 at bats. The National League Player of the Week award goes to Ray Fisher, one of Brooklyn's best starting pitchers. Ray went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50, while fanning 14 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. His ERA of 3.88 helped him to a 15-13 record this year. He struck out 136 and walked 52 in 241 innings. He has 25 complete games and one shutout. He's 4th in the National League in wins!
 
Monday 7/17/1915: Brooklyn's Bedient wins Player of the Week award
The American League Player of the Week award goes to Orval Overall, one of Orval went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50, while fanning 7 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. The Player of the Week award in the National League goes to Brooklyn's Hugh Bedient this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Bedient was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.00. Along the way he struck out 13 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well. This season Bedient compiled an ERA of 1.80, going 3-1 in 4 starts. He fanned 23 while giving up 28 hits in 35 innings. Hugh has pitched one shutout and 3 complete games.
 
Thursday 7/13/1915: Walter Johnson (PHI) will miss 4 weeks
PHILADELPHIA (N) - Philadelphia (N)'s ace Walter Johnson suffered a severe injury on Thursday and will be out for at least 4 weeks. In the 5th of the game against St. Louis (N) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Philadelphia (N) wasted no time and rushed him to an hospital. Team officials were informed later that Johnson had suffered a Inflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle. Walter has a record of 19-4 this season, with an ERA of 1.83. In 226 Innings he was able to strike out 220 batters. He has 23 complete games and 4 shutouts. He's 1st in the National League in ERA and 1st in wins!
 
Monday 7/10/1915: Washington has no chance in a 2-hitter by George Ferguson
WASHINGTON - With his best stuff going, Detroit's George Ferguson overmatched the opposing hitters all day long. Washington had no chance, collecting just 2 hits against the right-hander. Ferguson (14-8) fanned 8 and walked 6, throwing 136 pitches. 'That was one of the best games of my career. I had my stuff working very well today.' Detroit's leftfielder Bobby Veach went 2 for 4, stroking a double, and driving in 2 runs. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Ferguson. Detroit scored 3 runs on 5 hits.
 
Monday 7/10/1915: Player of the Week honors go to Heilmann and Mathewson
The American League's best player of the week was Washington's Harry Heilmann, who wins the award for the 2nd time in his career. Harry pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .474 with 1 HR and 7 RBI while slugging .842. Christy Mathewson of Pittsburgh wins his 20th Player of the Week award for dominating National League's hitters the entire week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 1.42 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Sunday 7/9/1915: Christy Mathewson out for 4-5 weeks
PITTSBURGH - When it rains, it pours. Pittsburgh's ace Christy Mathewson will not pitch for at least 4-5 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Chicago (N) where he left the field in the 6th inning. After x-rays were taken the diagnosis did not surprise many: Pulled Tricep Muscle. Surgery will be performed next week. His ERA of 1.78 helped him to a 17-4 record this year. He struck out 202 and walked 14 in 207.2 innings. He has 20 complete games and 5 shutouts. He's 1st in the National League in ERA and 2nd in wins!
 
Saturday 7/8/1915: Jim St.vrain fires 2-hitter against Chicago (A)
NEW YORK (A) - New York (A)'s southpaw Jim St.vrain is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Chicago (A) found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. St.vrain 7th shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 62nd shutouts in his career. St.vrain (16-6) was overpowering, fanning 12 while walking none, throwing 104 pitches. 'I was able to keep´em off balance. That certainly helped.' New York (A)'s centerfielder Roger Bresnahan finished 2 for 4. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of St.vrain. New York (A) improved its record to 50-35, scoring 2 runs on 7 hits.
 
Wednesday 7/5/1915: New York (N)'s Joss out for 6 weeks
NEW YORK (N) - When it rains, it pours. New York (N)'s right-hander Addie Joss will not pitch for at least 6 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Brooklyn where he left the field in the 3rd inning. After x-rays were taken the diagnosis did not surprise many: Bone Chips Shoulder. Surgery will be performed next week. Opposing players hit .218 against Addie this season. While posting an ERA of 2.22 he went 10-5 in 20 starts, fanning 126 and walking 36 hitters. He has 13 complete games and one shutout. He's 4th in the National League in ERA and 8th in wins!
 
Monday 7/3/1915: Cleveland's Wambsganss wins Player of the Week award
The American League Player of the Week award goes to Bill Wambsganss, Cleveland's starting shortstop. Wambsganss helped his team with an average of .471 and 3 RBI in 17 at bats. Boston (N)'s first baseman Chick Gandil had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Player of the Week. He hit .438 with one RBI and slugged .563 in 16 at bats. His season numbers are: .287 AVG, 95 hits, 18 doubles, 5 triples and one homerun, along with 39 RBI and 29 runs scored.
 
Saturday 7/1/1915: St.vrain and Krause receive Pitcher of the Month award
Jim St.vrain couldn't have pitched much better than he did in June, and the American League thought so as well, naming the southpaw Pitcher of the Month. His record of 7-0 in 7 was among the leagues best this month. In 63 innings of work he allowed just 32 hits while striking out 55, compiling an ERA of just 0.43. Jim pitched THREE complete game shutouts! Opposing players hit .155 against Jim this season. While posting an ERA of 0.92 he went 15-6 in 21 starts, fanning 180 and walking 11 hitters. He has 20 complete games and 6 shutouts. He's 1st in the American League in ERA and 1st in wins! New York (N)'s Harry Krause had a terrific June, and it earned him the National League Pitcher of the month award. He started 7 games in June, going 6-1 and compiling an ERA of 1.00 in 63 innings. Harry fanned 43 hitters. Harry pitched THREE complete game shutouts! In 21 starts this year Harry struck out 146 batters in 185 innings of work. His ERA is 2.29, his record 13-7. He has 19 complete games and 4 shutouts. He's 7th in the National League in ERA and 3rd in wins!
 
Saturday 7/1/1915: Cobb (BOS) and Johnson (PHI) win monthly award
The American League's best player of the month was Boston (A)'s Ty Cobb, who wins the award for the 16th time in his career. Ty pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .410 with 1 and 7 RBI while slugging .620. He has hit one homerun while batting .361 this season. His 116 hits and 15 walks add up to a .389 on-base percentage. He's 1st in the American League in batting! The National League's best player of the month was Philadelphia (N)'s George Johnson, who wins the award for the 1st time in his career. In 91 at bats he hit .429 with 2 HR and 10 RBI. George has gone 91 for 289 (.315) this season, hitting 3 taters and driving in 47 runs. He has scored 39 runs on his own. He's 5th in the National League in batting, 5th in homeruns and 4th in RBI!
 
Monday 6/26/1915: Player of the Week honors go to St.vrain and Mathewson
New York (A)'s pitcher Jim St.vrain had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. Jim went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00, while fanning 10 in 18 innings of work. He pitched two shutouts! It's the 19th time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to Pittsburgh's pitcher Christy Mathewson. Christy went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50, while fanning 20 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. In 21 starts this year Christy struck out 172 batters in 183.2 innings of work. His ERA is 1.86, his record 15-4. He has 18 complete games and 4 shutouts. He's 2nd in the National League in ERA and 2nd in wins!
 
Wednesday 6/21/1915: Philadelphia (A)'s Drucke severely injured
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Philadelphia (A)'s ace Louis Drucke suffered a severe injury on Wednesday and will be out for at least 4-5 weeks. In the 4th of the game against Washington he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Doctors examined him after the game and diagnosed a Bone Chips Shoulder which will require surgery. This season Drucke compiled an ERA of 2.98, going 10-4 in 15 starts. He fanned 113 while giving up 97 hits in 127 innings. Louis has pitched one shutout and 11 complete games. He's 6th in the American League in wins!
 
Wednesday 6/21/1915: Frank Wickware shuts out Chicago (A) on one hit
CHICAGO (A) - Frank Wickware took the mound and never left. And Chicago (A) hitters couldn't touch him at all. Cleveland's right-hander gave up just one hit in his 2nd shutout of the season. He now has 21 career shutouts in 194 games started. 'That was one of the best games of my career. I had my stuff working very well today.' Wickware (9-6) struck out 5 and issued 3 BB, throwing 74 of 117 pitches for strikes. The hitting star for Cleveland was centerfielder Oscar Charleston, he finished 3 for 4, doubling once, and collecting 3 RBI. The final score of the game was 4-0.
 
Monday 6/19/1915: Player of the Week honors go to Wickware and Johnson
Cleveland's pitcher Frank Wickware had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well. Frank has a record of 8-6 this season, with an ERA of 2.57. In 140 Innings he was able to strike out 128 batters. He has 9 complete games and one shutout. Walter Johnson of Philadelphia (N) wins his 10th Player of the Week award for dominating National League's hitters the entire week. Walter went 2-0 with an ERA of 1.50, while fanning 15 in 18 innings of work. He hurled a shutout as well. Walter has a record of 16-2 this season, with an ERA of 1.72. In 178 Innings he was able to strike out 170 batters. Walter has pitched 4 shutouts and 18 complete games. He's 1st in the National League in ERA and 1st in wins!
 
Saturday 6/17/1915: Frank Wickware pitches his 1st shutout of the season
CLEVELAND - Frank Wickware had some fun again. Philadelphia (A) hitters did not. Cleveland's right-hander gave up just one hit in his 1st shutout of the season. He now has 20 career shutouts in 193 games started. Wickware (8-6) struck out 9 and issued 2 BB, throwing 63 of 111 pitches for strikes. 'I really like to play baseball, and I love the way I was able to play it today.' Babe Ruth helped Wickware at the plate, he got 1 hit in 4 AB, homering once, and driving in 2 runs. Cleveland improved its record to 29-41, scoring 4 runs on 8 hits.
 
Wednesday 6/14/1915: Chief Bender out for 6-7 weeks
PHILADELPHIA (N) - Philadelphia (N)'s right-hander Chief Bender suffered a severe injury on Wednesday and will be out for at least 6-7 weeks. In the 8th of the game against St. Louis (N) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Bender was rushed to an hospital near the ballpark, where doctors took x-rays. Those revealed the serious injury, Pulled Tricep Muscle. Opposing players hit .282 against Chief this season. While posting an ERA of 3.35 he went 8-2 in 15 starts, fanning 72 and walking 14 hitters. Chief has pitched 2 shutouts and 9 complete games.
 
Wednesday 6/14/1915: Orval Overall fires 1-hitter against Washington
WASHINGTON - Great days are rare. But not for New York (A)'s right-hander Orval Overall. Washington found out the hard way that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just one hit. It's his 2nd shutout this season, and the 15th time he has done it in his career. Overall (8-4) struck out 8 and walked 2, throwing 65 of 110 pitches for strikes. 'They took some ugly cuts at my breaking stuff, so I kept throwing it. Fortunately they were not able to adjust in time.' The hitting star for New York (A) was first baseman Grover Gilmore, he finished with 3 hits in 4 AB, and driving in 2 runs. The final score of the game was 8-0.
 
Wednesday 6/14/1915: Tommy Atkins shuts out Detroit on one hit
DETROIT - Great days are rare. But not for Chicago (A)'s left-hander Tommy Atkins. Detroit found out the hard way that he is among the leagues top pitchers, getting just one hit. It's his 1st shutout this season, and the 18th time he has done it in his career. Atkins (8-6) struck out 6 and walked none, throwing 54 of 93 pitches for strikes. 'I'll have to give a lot of credit to my catcher. He put all the right fingers down today.' Terry Turner provided Chicago (A) with the offense Atkins needed as he finished with 2 hits in 4 AB, hitting a double, scoring two runs. Chicago (A) scored 4 runs on 8 hits.
 
Monday 6/12/1915: Schalk and Johnson win Player of the Week award
The Player of the Week award in the American League goes to Cleveland's Ray Schalk this time, as the catcher displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. Schalk helped his team with an average of .526 and 5 RBI in 19 at bats. Ray has gone 64 for 220 (.291) this season, hitting 3 bombs and driving in 27 runs. He has scored 30 runs on his own. He's 9th in the American League in batting! Philadelphia (N)'s centerfielder George Johnson had some reason to celebrate as well, as the league named him the National League Player of the Week. He had an on base percentage of .714 and hit .625, while driving in 3 runs.
 
Monday 6/5/1915: Player of the Week honors go to Bartley and Danforth
The American League's best player of the week was Chicago (A)'s Bill Bartley, who wins the award for the 10th time in his career. Bill went 2-0 with an ERA of 1.13, while fanning 12 in 16 innings of work. The Player of the Week award in the National League goes to New York (N)'s Dave Danforth this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. Danforth was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.50. Along the way he struck out 11 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well. This season Danforth compiled an ERA of 2.06, going 6-5 in 15 starts. He fanned 70 while giving up 111 hits in 126.2 innings. He has 10 complete games and 2 shutouts.
 
Thursday 6/1/1915: St.vrain and Mathewson receive Pitcher of the Month award
It's the 9th time that the American League Pitcher of the Month award goes to New York (A)'s pitcher Jim St.vrain. His ERA of just 0.73 helped him to a 5-2 record in May. He worked 62 innings, striking out 65 hitters while walking 4. Jim pitched THREE complete game shutouts! Opposing players hit .159 against Jim this season. While posting an ERA of 1.18 he went 8-6 in 14 starts, fanning 125 and walking 7 hitters. He has 13 complete games and 3 shutouts. He's 1st in the American League in ERA and 4th in wins! Pittsburgh's Christy Mathewson had a terrific May, and it earned him the National League Pitcher of the month award. He started 8 games in May, going 6-2 and compiling an ERA of 1.67 in 70 innings. Christy fanned 73 hitters. Christy also fired a shutout. Christy has a record of 12-3 this season, with an ERA of 2.04. In 132.2 Innings he was able to strike out 124 batters. He has 15 complete games and 3 shutouts. He's 3rd in the National League in ERA and 2nd in wins!
 
Thursday 6/1/1915: Philadelphia (N)'s Ellis named Batter of the Month
Chicago (A)'s leftfielder Sherry Magee had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Batter of the Month. Magee helped his team with an average of .337 and 15 RBI in 104 at bats. Magee has hit for a .303 average this season. He has 23 extra base hits along with 95 total bases, resulting in a .450 slugging percentage. He's 7th in the American League in batting! The National League's best player of the month was Philadelphia (N)'s Rube Ellis, who wins the award for the 1st time in his career. In 107 at bats he hit .374 with 1 HR and 19 RBI. He has hit 5 homeruns while batting .327 this season. His 65 hits and 21 walks add up to a .387 on-base percentage. He's 4th in the National League in batting, 2nd in homeruns and 3rd in RBI!
 
Tuesday 5/30/1915: Jake Boultes turns in great performance against Chicago (N)
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh's right-hander Jake Boultes is clearly one of the best pitchers in the game. Chicago (N) found out the hard way, getting just 2 hits. Boultes 1st shutout this season was a masterpiece, as he was almost untouchable. He has now hurled 5th shutouts in his career. 'My catcher called a very good game. I have to give credit to him.' Boultes (2-9) fanned 6 and walked 2, throwing 112 pitches. Heinie Groh provided Pittsburgh with the offense Boultes needed as he collected 2 hits in 3 trips to the plate. Pittsburgh scored 1 run on 6 hits.
 
Monday 5/29/1915: Boston (A)'s Jacobson wins Player of the Week award
Beany Jacobson of Boston (A) wins his 4th Player of the Week award for dominating American League's hitters the entire week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 1.00 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well. This season Jacobson compiled an ERA of 2.03, going 9-4 in 14 starts. He fanned 96 while giving up 94 hits in 124 innings. He has 11 complete games and 2 shutouts. He's 4th in the American League in ERA and 1st in wins! The National League Player of the Week award goes to Dutch Zwilling, Chicago (N)'s starting centerfielder. Dutch pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .591 with 0 HR and 6 RBI while slugging .864.
 
Sunday 5/28/1915: Ambrose Puttmann blanks St. Louis (N) with a 2-hitter
ST. LOUIS (N) - St. Louis (N)'s bats were sleeping, and Pittsburgh's Ambrose Puttmann gave them no chance to wake up. He gave up just 2 hits in recording his 1st shutout of the season. Puttmann (3-10) struck out 3 and walked none, throwing 62 of 101 pitches for strikes. 'Things like that happen. You take the mound and everything works. My velocity was pretty good today and I guess it showed.' Ted Easterly provided Pittsburgh with the offense Puttmann needed as he finished 3 for 4, stroking two 2B's, and collecting 2 RBI. The final score of the game was 6-0.
 
Tuesday 5/23/1915: St. Louis (N)'s George Cutshaw laces five hits
BROOKLYN - On Tuesday, St. Louis (N)'s third baseman George Cutshaw displayed his sensational ability to handle the bat against Brooklyn, punishing their pitchers with five hits. In the 1st inning he unloaded a RBI triple off Ray Fisher. A pitch from Ray Fisher in the 5th inning left his bat for a RBI triple. A pitch from Hugh Bedient in the 6th inning left his bat for a RBI double. He collected singles in the 2nd inning (two RBIs) and in the 8th . George scored 4 runs, and he collected 5 RBI as well! He's having a very good season so far, batting .480. St. Louis (N) improved its record to 29-21, scoring 22 runs on 23 hits.
 
Monday 5/22/1915: Chicago (N)'s Dutch Zwilling laces six hits
CHICAGO (N) - Chicago (N)'s rightfielder Dutch Zwilling once again displayed his tremendous ability to make contact with that little white ball. He tore up Cincinnati's pitching staff with a 6 hit performance on Monday. Number 1 in the 1st inning accounted for a RBI double. The game was tied, 2-2, after the blast. A pitch from Bugs Raymond in the 4th inning left his bat for a two-run double. Number 4 in the 5th inning accounted for a RBI double. He collected singles in the 3rd , in the 7th inning and in the 7th inning (one RBI). Dutch scored 3 runs, and he collected 5 RBI as well! This season has been a good one for him so far, as he has 56 hits in 174 at bats, resulting in a .322 batting average. Chicago (N) improved its record to 21-28, scoring 21 runs on 30 hits.
 
Monday 5/22/1915: Beany Jacobson fires 1-hitter against Philadelphia (A)
PHILADELPHIA (A) - Boston (A)'s left-hander Beany Jacobson is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff, blanking Philadelphia (A) on just one hit. It's his 2nd shutout this season, and the 30th time he has done it in his career. Jacobson (8-4) showed excellent control, walking nobody and fanning 5. 'I had a good grip on the ball today and I was able to put it where I wanted. That kept them out of balance.' Boston (A)'s shortstop Ernie Johnson went 2 for 4, hitting 2 doubles. That was enough to support the brilliant performance of Jacobson. Boston (A) improved its record to 26-22, scoring 4 runs on 7 hits.
 
Monday 5/22/1915: Chicago (A)'s Bartley wins Player of the Week award
It's the 9th time that the American League Player of the Week award goes to Chicago (A)'s pitcher Bill Bartley. Bill went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00, while fanning 17 in 18 innings of work. He pitched two shutouts! His ERA of 2.18 helped him to a 6-4 record this year. He struck out 80 and walked 49 in 91 innings. He has 4 complete games and 2 shutouts. He's 5th in the American League in ERA and 7th in wins! Hurley Mcnair wins his 1st Player of the Week award. National League pitchers couldn't figure out how to retire this guy all week long. He hit .526 with 8 RBI and slugged .895 in 19 at bats. Mcnair has walked 10 times this year and posts a .364 OBP. While batting .321, 42 for 131, he has driven in 23 runs.
 
Friday 5/19/1915: Jim St.vrain dominates St. Louis (A), gives up just 2 hits
NEW YORK (A) - Jim St.vrain took the mound and never left. And St. Louis (A) hitters couldn't touch him at all. New York (A)'s left-hander gave up just 2 hits in his 3rd shutout of the season. He now has 58 career shutouts in 421 games started. 'Things like that happen. You take the mound and everything works. My velocity was pretty good today and I guess it showed.' St.vrain (8-4) struck out an astounding 14 and walked 1, throwing 77 of 115 pitches for strikes. Bob Bescher provided New York (A) with the offense St.vrain needed as he went 2 for 4. The final score of the game was 1-0.
 
Monday 5/15/1915: Bill Bartley fires 2-hitter against Boston (A)
BOSTON (A) - Bill Bartley had some fun again. Boston (A) hitters did not. Chicago (A)'s right-hander gave up just 2 hits in his 1st shutout of the season. He now has 21 career shutouts in 305 games started. 'Well, the ball went where I wanted it. I was able to hit the corners with all of my pitches.' Bartley (5-4) struck out 9 and walked 4, throwing 68 of 128 pitches for strikes. The hitting star for Chicago (A) was shortstop Baldy Louden, he finished with 3 hits in 4 AB, doubling once, with 3 RBI. Chicago (A) scored 4 runs on 10 hits.
 
Monday 5/15/1915: New York (A)'s St.vrain wins Player of the Week award
It's the 16th time that the American League Player of the Week award goes to New York (A)'s pitcher Jim St.vrain. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well. The National League Player of the Week award goes to Rube Marquard, one of Philadelphia (N)'s best starting pitchers. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.50 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Sunday 5/14/1915: St. Louis (N)'s Karger out for the season
ST. LOUIS (N) - St. Louis (N)'s ace Ed Karger experienced probably the worst case scenario for a pitcher, a season ending injury. After pitching in the 5th inning of the game against Cincinnati, Karger complained about serious pain in his throwing arm. He had to leave the game. Torn Tricep Muscle was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. Opposing players hit .211 against Ed this season. While posting an ERA of 1.76 he went 6-2 in 9 starts, fanning 49 and walking 6 hitters. Ed has pitched one shutout and 7 complete games. He's 2nd in the National League in ERA and 4th in wins!
 
Saturday 5/13/1915: Noodles Hahn out for 6 weeks
DETROIT - Detroit's left-hander Noodles Hahn suffered a severe injury on Saturday and will be out for at least 6 weeks. In the 7th of the game against Philadelphia (A) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. After being examined by several specialists the diagnosis is clear: Bone Chips Shoulder. Opposing players hit .290 against Noodles this season. While posting an ERA of 3.47 he went 4-4 in 9 starts, fanning 29 and walking 16 hitters. Noodles has pitched one shutout and 7 complete games.
 
Monday 5/8/1915: New York (A)'s St.vrain wins Player of the Week award
The American League's best player of the week was New York (A)'s Jim St.vrain, who wins the award for the 15th time in his career. St.vrain was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00. Along the way he struck out 19 in 18 innings. He hurled a shutout as well. It's the 1st time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to Brooklyn's shortstop Jack Hannifin. Jack pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .481 with 0 HR and 5 RBI while slugging .593. He has hit no taters while batting .324 this season. His 44 hits and 9 walks add up to a .366 on-base percentage. He's 8th in the National League in batting!
 
Wednesday 5/3/1915: Ken Williams (PIT) will miss 7 weeks
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh's centerfielder Ken Williams will miss about 7 weeks after he hurt himself badly in the 7th inning of the game between Pittsburgh and St. Louis (N). He dove for a drive off the bat of Jack Dalton, and immediately signaled that he's not OK after hitting the ground. Spasms Back was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. While compiling an on base percentage of .480, Ken hit .396 and slugged .575. He has collected 16 runs batted in this year. He's 1st in the National League in batting, 5th in homeruns and 9th in RBI!
 
Wednesday 5/3/1915: Charlie Becker shuts out Detroit on one hit
CLEVELAND - Charlie Becker had some fun again. Detroit hitters did not. Cleveland's lefty gave up just one hit in his 2nd shutout of the season. He now has 8 career shutouts in 61 games started. The bid for a no-hitter was broken up when Wally Rehg doubled with two outs in the 5th inning. Becker (4-1) fanned 6 and walked 1, throwing 101 pitches. 'Giving my team a chance to win is the most important thing for me. I was able to do it today.' Sam Crawford provided Cleveland with the offense Becker needed as he got 2 hits in 3 AB. Cleveland improved its record to 13-18, scoring 4 runs on 5 hits.
 
Monday 5/1/1915: Washington's Smith earns Pitcher of the Month award
Washington's Sherry Smith had a terrific April, and it earned him the American League Pitcher of the month award. His ERA of just 1.57 helped him to a 5-1 record in April. He worked 63 innings, striking out 43 hitters while walking 10. Sherry got two complete game shutouts as well! Winner of this months National League Pitcher of the Month award is Philadelphia (N)'s Walter Johnson. He started 8 games in April, going 7-1 and compiling an ERA of 1.00 in 72 innings. Walter fanned 69 hitters. Walter got two complete game shutouts as well!
 
Monday 5/1/1915: Red hot Cobb and Williams win Batter of the Month award
The American League's best player of the month was Boston (A)'s Ty Cobb, who wins the award for the 15th time in his career. He had an on base percentage of .471 and hit .442, while driving in 11 runs. Ken Williams of Pittsburgh wins his 1st Batter of the Month award for putting up the best numbers in the National League. Ken went 39 for 97 (.402), while hitting 2 HR and collecting 15 RBI.
 
Monday 5/1/1915: Mitchell and Tincup win Player of the Week award
It's the 1st time that the American League Player of the Week award goes to New York (A)'s pitcher Clarence Mitchell. Mitchell was overpowering all week long, going 2-0 with an ERA of 1.00. Along the way he struck out 3 in 18 innings. He was able to complete both starts of the week. Ben Tincup of Brooklyn wins his 2nd Player of the Week award for dominating National League's hitters the entire week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Saturday 4/29/1915: St. Louis (A)'s Alexander out for the season
ST. LOUIS (A) - St. Louis (A)'s ace Pete Alexander will not pitch again this year, suffering a serious injury in the game against Boston (A) on Saturday. St. Louis (A) wasted no time and rushed him to an hospital. Team officials were informed later that Alexander had suffered a Bone Chips Shoulder. His ERA of 1.58 helped him to a 4-1 record this year. He struck out 32 and walked 9 in 51.1 innings. Pete has pitched one shutout and 4 complete games. He's 3rd in the American League in ERA and 3rd in wins! He's 5th in the American League in saves!
 
Monday 4/24/1915: Smith (WAS) and Johnson (PHI) win P.O.W. award
Washington's pitcher Sherry Smith had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the American League Player of the Week. Sherry went 2-0 with an ERA of 0.00, while fanning 11 in 18 innings of work. He pitched two shutouts! Opposing players hit .211 against Sherry this season. While posting an ERA of 1.31 he went 5-0 in 6 starts, fanning 35 and walking 8 hitters. He has 5 complete games and 2 shutouts. He's 1st in the American League in ERA and 1st in wins! The Player of the Week award in the National League goes to Philadelphia (N)'s Walter Johnson this time, as the pitcher displayed the best pitching perfomance in his league. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.50 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Saturday 4/22/1915: Christy Mathewson dominates New York (N), gives up just 2 hits
NEW YORK (N) - Christy Mathewson took the mound and never left. And New York (N) hitters couldn't touch him at all. Pittsburgh's right-hander gave up just 2 hits in his 2nd shutout of the season. He now has 59 career shutouts in 640 games started. 'They took some ugly cuts at my breaking stuff, so I kept throwing it. Fortunately they were not able to adjust in time.' Mathewson (5-1) fanned 7 and walked 1, throwing 123 pitches. Ping Bodie provided Pittsburgh with the offense Mathewson needed as he finished 3 for 5. Pittsburgh improved its record to 9-12, scoring 2 runs on 12 hits.
 
Friday 4/21/1915: Boston (N)'s Douglas out for 5 weeks
BOSTON (N) - Boston (N)'s ace Phil Douglas suffered a severe injury on Friday and will be out for at least 5 weeks. In the 5th of the game against Brooklyn he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Pulled Bicep Muscle was the diagnosis after x-rays were taken in a nearby hospital. The message shocked teammates and team officials. Phil has a record of 2-3 this season, with an ERA of 3.10. In 49.1 Innings he was able to strike out 21 batters. He's 2nd in the National League in saves!
 
Friday 4/21/1915: Season ending injury strikes St. Louis (A)'s Lange
ST. LOUIS (A) - St. Louis (A)'s right-hander Erv Lange will not pitch again this year, suffering a serious injury in the game against Cleveland on Friday. Doctors examined him after the game and diagnosed a Ruptured Disc Back which will require surgery. Opposing players hit .344 against Erv this season. While posting an ERA of 7.56 he went 0-0 in 1 starts, fanning 1 and walking 16 hitters.
 
Thursday 4/20/1915: Rube Manning out for 4 weeks
NEW YORK (N) - New York (N) is without its right-hander Rube Manning for at least 4 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to George Maisel in a game against Boston (N). His face showed signs of pain immediately after the ball left his hand. Doctors examined him after the game and diagnosed a Ruptured Elbow Ligament which will require surgery. In 0 starts this year Rube struck out 0 batters in 2.2 innings of work. His ERA is 13.50, his record 1-0.
 
Monday 4/17/1915: Collins and Knetzer win Player of the Week award
Eddie Collins from St. Louis (A) wins his 4th Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the American League. Collins helped his team with an average of .538 and 8 RBI in 26 at bats. His season numbers are: .383 AVG, 23 hits, 6 doubles, 2 triples and no taters, along with 12 RBI and 12 runs scored. He's 4th in the American League in batting and 1st in RBI! It's the 1st time that the National League Player of the Week award goes to Brooklyn's pitcher Elmer Knetzer. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.50 while going 2-0. He was able to complete both starts of the week.
 
Tuesday 4/11/1915: Season ending injury strikes Boston (N)'s Roush
BOSTON (N) - Boston (N)'s centerfielder Edd Roush suffered a season ending injury when he hurt himself diving for a ball. He collapsed in pain and was helped off the field. After x-rays were taken the diagnosis did not surprise many: Broken Wrist. Surgery will be performed next week.
 
Tuesday 4/11/1915: Washington's Allison out for 6 weeks
WASHINGTON - Washington's right-hander Mack Allison suffered a severe injury on Tuesday and will be out for at least 6 weeks. In the 8th of the game against Boston (A) he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to leave the game. Allison was rushed to an hospital near the ballpark, where doctors took x-rays. Those revealed the serious injury, Inflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle.
 
Monday 4/10/1915: St. Louis (N)'s Liebhardt wins Player of the Week award
Ty Cobb from Boston (A) wins his 13th Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the American League. Ty went 16 for 26 (.615), while hitting 0 HR and collecting one RBI. He hit in every game this week and extended his hitting streak to 8 games. His season features a batting average of .571 (20 hits in 35 AB), 4 doubles, no triples and no longballs. Cobb collected 2 RBI and 8 runs as well. He's 1st in the American League in batting! Glenn Liebhardt of St. Louis (N) wins his 4th Player of the Week award for dominating National League's hitters the entire week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He hurled a shutout as well.
 
Tuesday 4/4/1915: Red Murray clubs five hits in a game
BOSTON (A) - St. Louis (A)'s leftfielder Red Murray accomplished a difficult feat in a 11-4 win over Boston (A), drilling five hits to improve his career batting average to .261! Number 2 in the 2nd inning accounted for a two-run double. Number 3 in the 4th inning accounted for a double. His 4th hit was a RBI double off Gene Packard in the 6th inning. A pitch from Ray Collins in the 9th inning left his bat for a two-run homerun, landing 355 feet from home plate in right field. He had a single in the 1st. Red scored 3 runs, and he collected 5 RBI as well! He's having a very good season so far, batting .500. The final score of the game was 11-4.
 

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