Amado Gutierrez II
Douglas Nine Has Hopes (Exclusive Republic Dispatch) rjOUGLAS, Mar. 10— Nine letter• L ' men will be available at Doug- las High School as a nucleus around which the baseball team will be built. All had their first; experience with high school base-; ball last, year when the Bulldogs took up the game after a considerable lapse, and many of them ivill be hard pushed to hold their jobs in competition with sor- promising new players. Coach Milton Morse has a pitching staff headed by Andrew Clinch, sophomore letterman, and including Jim Bickerstaff, another sophomore, who doubles as a right fielder. One of the best twirling prospects in school, however, is a freshman, Amado Gutierrez — a lad six feet, two inches tall, weighing 185 pounds, who has a fast one that whistles. Joe Jones and Fred Hannum are other aspiring chuckers. Last year's infield is intact with Jim Negri at first, Edmund Chav- iarria at second, Melvin West at ! shortstop, and Barney Young at third. Competition will be furnished by LeRoy Jones, Luis Lievanos, Harvey Smith and Edgar Chevar- rio. Veteran outfielders are Bickerstaff, Jpaquin Garcia, and Louis Mackay. New players trying for the outfield are Albert Jordan, Hector Ledesma, Joe Jones, Robert Aguilar, Roy Manley, and Richard Thomason. Albert Stimac, last year's maskman, Is expected to handle most of the catching. Gilbert Alvarado will act as relief catcher. Games will be scheduled later with Tucson, Patagonia, Nogales and Willcox. Contests definitely scheduled are: April 3 — Douglas at Bisbee, April 6— Bisbee at Douglas, April 12— Douglas ^t Tombstone, April 17— Douglas at Bisbee, April 26— Bis- i bee" at Douglas." May 18—'Tombstone at Douelas * **- iomos ™ n * at Douglas.