On June 20, The first-place New York Giants score seven runs in the 3rd to crush the Chicago Cubs, 12 – 7. Mel Ott leads the way with two homers – his 16th and 17th – and drives in six runs. Jo-Jo Moore has four hits, including a homer, and Fred Fitzsimmons, who weakens in the 8th, is credited with the win. Charlie Root, who got none out in the 3rd before retiring, is the loser. The Giants now lead the Cards by five games.

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