Decatur Review 7 June 1928
in and a from four week, club the have the of front capable got day and to 3. Illinois Nine May " Make Trip To 1 "^ Â· Coach Carl Lundgren Negotiating Yor Jaunt^iWliich [Would Require Three Months. By EDDIE JACQUIN. Champaign, 111., June 7.--Negotiations are now pending between the University of Illinois and officials of Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, for a series of baseball games that would take the Illini nine to the Pacific coast, the Hawaiian islands and Japan during the coming summer. Rumors concerning the trip have been current on the boardwalk for some weeks, in fact since the Keio University nine visited the campus in May. George Huff, director of physi-. cal welfare Wednesday said that he could see no harm in announcing hat negotiations were on but that hey were not complete. He said fur- her that Carl Lundgren, baseball oach and assistant director of ath- etics was in Chicago Tuesday and Wednesday conferring with officials f the Keio University nine. The Ceio nine was scheduled to play the University of Chicago Wednesday afternoon. . . . Members of the baseball nine have en inclined to take the trip erlously. Several of the seniors _ of probably Dessau low last fol- jeen inclined to take the trip quite erlously. Several of the seniors have leld up announcements that they would play professional baseball pending final word on the Japan trip. It Is understood that all the seniors would make the trip if the arrangements are completed. UP. TO LUNDGREN. It Is understood that Keio University officials made a flat guarantee to Coach Lundgren. The matter was discussed in the Athletic Council and later in the Council of Administration and it is understood hat both gave their approval if satis- actory arrangements could be made. The affair was left In the hands of Carl Lundgren. According to the plans thus the team would leave in July and return in October about two weeks ate for school. The party, probably 3 players and Coach Lundgren wou d go to the Pacific coast and probably play some games before s a f i i n g c . r that that glove the ruling stand called he at no the lightti Victory For Lance Utt tfateÂ» Hit Ambrose Hard To Take 6 to 4 Springfield, HI., June 7--Hurling great ball for the first five innings, hile his mates piled up a 5-0 ance Utt rung up his eighth nn yesterday, a 6-4 decision over Imer Ambrose and the Quincy lans. Lance was a shutout hurler he sixth, allowing but two singles. n the meantime his mates were ng Ambrose far and frequently, kipper Red Smith and Big Bill Mizeur leading the parade. They opped a total of fourteen bingles, ix of which were evenly ' divided ictween the boss and his star ielder. One of Red's smashes was homer to left in the fifth and hree of "Mlzery's" drives were baggers. QUINCY-- AB. B H PO. A. 1 lonolulu where a few be scheduled. Then on games would . to Tokyo for games with Keio and other club and college nines of the Nipponese country It is estimated that the trip would cost in the neighborhood of $20,000. STILL DICKERING. ,The Japanese officials and Lundgren were still Mr dickering in 4JUilUKld L Â«^"l~ wv-.- -- -- ~ , . Chicago late Wednesday and it is saic that a final wire has been dispatcher, to Tokyo, the answer to which wil tell whether the trip is to be made Or should the trip be made it wil be by far the most pretentious trip ever taken by an Illini aggregation The University of Chicago has sen several baseball nines to Japan whire coast university nines have also made the trip. College baseball Is taken more seriously In Japan than In this country and 25 and 30 thousand crowds are not unusual. The seniors who would make the trip to all probability are Stewart, Finn, Harrington Cann, Sweeney and Gundlach. Needless to say the athletes *re on the anxious seat. urt, 31) . . reby, cf Irueeer, 3b . chrlebcr, ss. .iinjert. If 4 0 2 3 Kelly, Ib 4 1 1 6 , . uhriuan, c. mbrose, p. [,ewan ... Totals 35 4 11 24 --Batted for Ambrose In 9th SPRINGFIELD-- AB K H. PO. A. E lenklron, ct 4 0 1 Volf, ss 3 1 1 mith. 3b. 4 rf 4 |un..am, Ib. ,, eltman. U. . noldt, 2b Wlnefield, c. U. p 4 Total! .. ... 33 Â« 14 27 10 SCORE BX INNINGS. Qulncy . . 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 prinsfleld . 1 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 SUMMARY Two base hits--Mlzeur, 3, Wlngfleld, Home jun--Smith. Stolen bases--^Kiueger. J Kelly Sacrifices--Krueger Puhrman, Wolf. Double plays--Smith to Ewoldt to Dunam. RlBgert to J. Kelly. Left on bases--Oulncy, 8 Springfield, 7. Base on balls--Off Ambrose, 1 Struck out--By Ambrose, 2, Utt, 3 Hit by pitcher--By Ambrose (Veltman, Blenklron) Omplres--Rife and Kyan. Time of same--1 40 Coronation Cup Race. Epsom, England, June 6.--The Coronation cup, a sweepstake over derby course, about a mile and was won today by R. McCreery's 'ive year old cold Apelle, by a wad from Mrs. C. Rich's Silverstead. Lord Astor's Book Law was third, ;wo lengths back. Four horses Bockewiiz Honored. Jacksonville, 111., June 7.--John Bockewltz of Litchfield, star 220 440 yard dash man at Illinois was elected captain of the track field team for 1929. In addition his athletic activities, Bockewitz student playwright, orator, editor jonor role member.