The Red Sox are back on top again
September 18, 1916 ...
Bill Carrigan moved the Red Sox family back into first place by defeating the White Sox 4 to 3. Carrigan sent out Ernie Shore, who had not won a game on this current road trip. The Boston hitters backed him up by knocking out ten safeties in the
game against Lefty Williams. Two days ago he knocked the Red Sox out of first place. Today he let them back in.
Duffy Lewis was the hitting star. He whacked out four hits including two doubles. His double in the fifth inning sent Hal Janvrin and Tilly Walker home to give the Red Sox the lead. Harry Hooper got two more safe hits and drove in the last
Red Sox run with a sacrifice fly. The Red Sox hit safely in every inning except the last two.
Del Gainor and Heinie Wagner have been suspended for two games as the result of their run-ins with the umpires in yesterday's game. President Lannin confirmed that he would give up his ownership of the team if something was not done to make the umpires