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Friday, April §, 1949 THE AUSTIN AMERICAN, AUSTIN, TEXAS Fog« IS 3 Cub Homers Sink Brownies DALLAS, April 1.—-iffy— The Chicago Cubs worked a triple play and clouted three home runs Thursday in a 7-1 exhibition triumph over the St Louis Browns. The triple killing came in the third Inning. After Ed Pellegrini singled and Bill Kennedy walked, Bob Dillinger lined to Emil Verban. The Cub second sacker tossed to Shortstop Roy SmalJey, doubling Pellegrini. Smalley then flipped to Phil Csvarretta at first, catching Kennedy for the third out. Frankie Gustine belted a two- run homer to spark a 3-run Chicago spree in the first inning. Bob Scheffmg hit forw the circuit in the eighth and Clarence Maddern slam- Spring breezes cool your tees in this Two-Tone Ton perforated Oxford! med a two-run homer in the ninth. St. Louis (A) ........... 000 000 100—1 7 1 Chicago (N) ............ 300 000 022—7 14 1 Kennedy. Ferirck <8> and Mos*: Lade. Hamner (8) and 8cheffing. Novatney ( 8 j . VOISELLE GOES DISTANCE BRAVES TAKE SAVANNAH SAVANNAH, Ga., April 7 .—UP) Bill Voiselle became the third Boston Braves pitcher to go the distance in spring exhibition games when he toyed with the Savannah Indians of the Sally League Thursday as his team clouted out a dozen hits off three pitchers for a 14-4 verdict. Voiselle was never in trouble and eased up in the ninth when the minor leaguers collected three of their eight hits and one of their tallies. Jim Russell drove in three Boston runs in the first three innings with a home run and double. The Braves cinched the verdict in the opening inning when they collected five runs on two hits and four bases on balls. TTie Savannah pitchers were wild and issued 10 bases on balls, seven of which were converted into runs by the Braves. Paul Burris, who caught the entire game, and Connie Ryan also clouted homers for Boston. Boston <N) ............ 502 103 201—14 12 2 Savannah (8AL) .. 020 000 Oil— 4 8 1 Voiselle and Burns, Whitcomb, Swift (6). Warren (8) and Strlngtellow. PHILLIES EDGE CRACKERS AFTER 11 INNINGS, 7-6 ATLANTA, Ga., April 7.— (JP >—A hit batsman with the bases loaded in the 11th inning gave the Philadelphia Phillies a 7-6 triumph over the Atlanta Southern Association club Thursday. The Phils needed Ed Waitkus’ two-run homer in the seventh to tie the score and send the game into extra innings. Hank Borowy gave up four of the Crackers’ runs in the first five innings. Lou Possehl relieved him at the start of the sixth and walked four of the first five men he faced. Jim Konstanty then took over and after yielding one run checked the Crackers the remainder of the way. He faced only 16 ment the last five frames, allowing a lone single. Philadelphia <N> 001 300 200 01—7 12 1 Atlanta <SA> 020 022 000 00—6 8 4 Borowy, Possehl (6>, Konstanty <6> and Lopata. Taylor, Hodkey (6) and Dapper, Wilson <6>. YANKEES SHIFT JOHNSON TO FIRST FOR TEXAS TOUR ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 7. (JP>— In a new move to find a capable first baseman, the New York Yankees shifted Third Baseman Billy Johnson to the initial sack Thursday for a brief time during GRAVES-ACEVEDO BOUT OFF MINNEAPOLIS. April 7. — </P\ — The fight between Jackie Graves, Austin, Minn., and Miguel Acevedo, Havana. Cuba. Thursday was postponed indefinitely. an intra-squad game which marked their final 1949 appearance at this training base. Outfielder Johnny Lindell tried out his knuckle ball as a pitcher for the Regulars in the five-inning contest and was bumped for eight hits by the Yanmgans, who won the game, 3-0. The Yanks left on their pre-season barnstorming tour a few hours later. Johnson opened at third for the Yanmgans but relieved Jack ; Phillips at first base in the last inning when Phillips was tried on the mound. Manager Casey Stangel said Johnson would be used at first on the tour, appearing for the first time Saturday against* Beaumont of the Texas League. Joe DiMaggio played only two innings in center field for the losing Regulars. He failed to hit in his one appearance against Paul Hinrichs. George tSimweiss played second base despite a painfully cut lower Up and got one of the six hits for the Regulars. Stimweisa was struck in the mouth by ■ foul from his own bat. . ----OGLESBY MANAGES JANESVILLE, Wis.. April 7 .—<JP) The appointment of Jim Oglesby, former major and minor leagu« player as manager of the Janesvills Club of the Class D Wisconsin State Baseball League was announced Thursday. ANOTHER PILLETTE—Having a 14-11 record with Portland last year, Duane Pillette is given a good chance to stick with the Yankees. The six-foot three-inch right-hander has a rare opportunity to follow in footsteps of his father, Herman Pillette, insert, Detroit hurler of the Ty Cobb era who won 19 one year. Buz Fuz Outdistances Capot In Apache Handicap Thursday Brown Named Manager Of Sherman-Denison DENISON, April 7.— (JP) —Lindsay Brown, former St. Louis Cardinal infielder, Thursday was signed as playing manager of the Sherman- Denison Twins of the Class B Big State League. Don Stokes, an outfielder who batted .366 for the Twins last year, ' also came to terms. NEW YORK. April 7.— (IP)— Buz ! Fuz. Mose Rauzin’s seven-year-old gelding sprint veteran, showed the youngsters how to run six furlongs Thursday as he galloped to a five length victory over Capot in the Apache Handicap at Jamai. It was the first start of the season for Capot, one of the Greentree Stable’s Kentucky Derby hopes, and the three-year-old colt was far from disgraced. The crowd of 23.362 had backed Capot down to favoritism at 13*10 20. 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