Freeland judges at fights, 22 FEb 1947

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Freeland judges at fights, 22 FEb 1947 - Reyes Floors Crihfield in 2nd Round of Eagles...
Reyes Floors Crihfield in 2nd Round of Eagles Fight Feature Capacity Crowd Sees First In Series of Cards A capacity house saw the first rf a series of five fight cards Friday night at the Eagles hall. Seven bouts made up the regular regular slate, with two prelim fights opening the show. Joe Reyes, Peoria's 160 pound Golden Glover from Centerville, la., climaxed the evening by knocking out Bob Crihfield, Peoria's 175 pound champion, after 40 seconds had elapsed In the second round. This bout was the fea- fea- ture and windnp event. Greenberg Decides to Play With Pittsburgh This Season An earlier knockout' was scored in the 147 pound event by Alex Biles, Peoria, over Wes Brent of Springfield at the one minute, 30 second point of the first round. More Golden Glove 1947 champs were matched in the 126 pound bout as Bert Nelson of Springfield Springfield decisioned Frank Sanders of Feoria. Red Frve of Wapella and Del Williams of Bloomington were the victors in the two prelim battles All bouts consisted of three two minute rounds. The managements announced that Ralph Jones. 1946 and 1947 160 rxund champ in Golden Glove competition at Springfield, and also a Chicago winner, will ap pear in the feature of the next boxing card Friday, March v. Rt'MMARlFS. Preliminaries. 1ST Pound Red Frye. Wapella. decl sioned rrank Chestney, Wast Side Athletic Athletic club. 134 Pounds Del Williams. Trinity High school, decisioned Jack Reiner, West Side Athletic club. Main Events. 147 Pounds Bob Hams. Peoria, dec! ajoned Tom Xaieler, Decatur. 126 Pounds Teddy Lancaster, Peoria, iecisioned Curtis Orr. Decatur. 118- 118- Pounds Jim Sargent, Peoria, decisioned decisioned Stu Alexander, Creve Coeur. 145 Pounds Bill Rice, Peoria, deci-ioned deci-ioned deci-ioned Bert Otto, Danvers. 147 Pounds Alex Biles, Peoria, knocked out Wes Brent. Springfield. 128 Pounds Bert Nelson. Springfield, decisioned Frank Sanders. Peoria. 17S Pounds Joe Reyes, Centerville, la., knocked out Bob Crihfield, Normal. Officials. ' Rtferees Perry LaBounty, Ray Wheat. Timers Herman Paneitz, Doc Carru-thrrs. Carru-thrrs. Carru-thrrs. Judges Kenny Johnson, Freeland Salmon. Salmon. Announcer Gene Enos. NEW YORK. (JF) Storm warnings were hung up for National National league pitchers Friday. Hank Greenberg agreed to sample their deliveries this year. The famed Detroit slugger, whose surprise sale to the Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Pirates resulted in his Feb. 9 statement that he was considering considering retiring as an active player, signed a one year contract Friday for an undisclosed amount. How ever, John W. Galbreath, vice president and co-owner co-owner co-owner of the Bucs who engineered the signing, said the sum was "more than Hank received last year." Green berg was reported to have re ceived $55,000 from the Tigers in 1948. Galbreath said he had spent three days convincing the 36 year old star that he owed it to the Pittsburgh fans to play for them this year, and also to clear up rumor that Hank might be preju diced against playing for Pittsburgh Pittsburgh or in the National league. He said the salary terms never had been questioned. Hank never had mentioned any salary differences differences in his . statements concern ing retirement He .merely announced he was considering quitting because he did not to start anew in a different environment environment at his age. Greenberg will leave Thursday or Friday to Join club at Miami, Galbreath adding that Hank had been working working out regularly in a gymnasium and reported himself in fine condition condition and ready to go all out his new team. Manager Herman has indicated he intended intended to play the big fellow in outfield. Bloomington is fortunate in hav ing one of the more outstanding American Legion posts in the na tion in Louis E. Davis post. Through the 4 fy22gS Heyworth Cracks Rutland Downs fc- fc- . -VJ -VJ Roy S. Martin influence o f great leaders like the late Judge Oscar Hoose, Bernard Wall, C. K Watkins, Herbert Herbert Living ston, Elmer HerborTJ How ard Bower and Roy Martin, the Blooming ton post has a flying start on many other cities in combating juvenile deliquency through its junior baseball program. It will be good news to the hundreds who have become interested in this program since it was given its in itial shove during the Herbon ad ministration four years aeo. to learn that Louis E. Davis Dost not only plans to carry on this year but to expand its program. The Stanford Wins KICKAPOO. Heyworth's Hornets led all the way Friday night to a 66-46 66-46 66-46 victory at Heyworth. Goose Powell and Harold paced the victors with 21 and points apiece. Kritzinger's 19 lies led Beason. Heyworth's also triumphed by a 36-23 36-23 36-23 in the opener. Hopedale's Indians outscored Danvers, 55-42 55-42 55-42 at Danvers. Creep" Sutter bagged 15 for scoring honors. Hopedale 27-17 27-17 27-17 at the half, and thereafter. Hopedale's had a tougher evening, notching i-u i-u i-u victory. Bernie Hess turned in a lot basketball game in his last appearance as Stanford Downs, 59-31 59-31 59-31 at Stanford. ford

Clipped from The Pantagraph22 Feb 1947, SatPage 7

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois)22 Feb 1947, SatPage 7
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