4 Nov 1957

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4 Nov 1957 - air m e. WEAR DOWN HOOSIERS FOR 34-0 WIN-...
air m e. WEAR DOWN HOOSIERS FOR 34-0 WIN- Gophers Face Real Test Against Iowa 49ers Win and Lead Pro Race NFL STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE «'. I,. Cleveland 5 1 New York -1 2 Pittsburgh 4 2 Chicago Cnrds 2 4 Washington 2 4 Philadelphia 2 4 WESTERN CONFERENCE W. I,. San Francisco 5 Baltimore 3 Detroit 3 Green Bay 2 l-ios Angeles 2 Chicago Bears 2 Pet. By .TIM KLOBUCHAB MINNEAPOLIS i/D — Minneso- has been since the Northwestern game. Most of the players who ta's cliffhanging football team missed the Indiana game or who makes a now-or-never lunge for I played only in spots should be the upper reaches of the Big Ten , ready for Iowa, this week. An exception Is quarterback The Gophers 'angle with unde-|Dick Larson. Dr. Donald Lannan, feated Iowa at Iowa City Saturday ! the team physician, said the with a chance to redeem a season: senior quarterback may be avail- that fell apart on them two weeks (able for limited duty if his injured ago. | ankle continues to show fast im- They built up some momentum ;provement. Larson's situation re- for the late season run last Satur-j mains doubtful, however. ay by defeating Indiana through) The steady development of re•*M re•*M a raw and simple process of ero- serve quarterback Jim Reese was !e(?7|sion, 34-0. one of the bright moments of Min- •j^3 But if Minnesota is going to do jnesota'Sgg 1 o o m y-day homecom- ,333iany proving, Iowa's arsenal willing against Indiana. give it a chance Saturday. j Reese moved in as fulltime The Gophers have yet to show;quarterback in the third period Pet. .833 .500 •5°2 ^ they can handle top-drawer com-, when Bobby Cox suffered a minor .3331petition. Three of their victories [knee injury. Within 15 minutes the j have come against pushovers. A j Gophers rushed over four touch- fourth, against Purdue, was,downs to quiet the growing fears achieved in spite of a general-of a crowd of 63,000, manhandling and because of a lotj Minnesota led only 7-0 at the San |of luck. |half, on Rhody Tuscka's eight- Francisco's Y A Tittle - today! For the record ' Minnesota stilljyard buck following a fumble re- reflected on an'opinion he ex-j" 38 "' 1 been eliminated from thejcovery. pressed before the 1957 National i Rose Bowl scene< To get to Pasa '! Incliana . stron 5 enough in the dena, however, the Gopher? would |first two quarters to play the By MIKE RATIIET The Associated Press Pro football's 30-year-old with the golden arm" - man Football League season began. Speaking about a club that was experimenting at quarterback with former Michigan State star Earl Morrall and John Brodie, the outstanding rookie from Stanford, have to get the benefit of a highly ( Gophers nearly dead-even, ran out improbable combination of three |0 f men in the second half. Minne- straight victories by themselves,sola fullback power, turned loose plus a sudden collapse by Ohio!by the line play of Frank Youso, State and another defeat for Mich-1 Jon Jelacic and other veteran Tittle said: "With all these youngi'& an jlinemen, moved unrestrained after Wilson way Y. A. gain Uni" charged 49ers quarterbacks around I just hope I can make the ball club." Today, Morrall is pitching 'em for Pittsburgh, Brodie rides the bench and Tittle, a 10-year NFL veteran, has led the 49ers to within within striking distance of their first conference title. Defeat Detroit Tittle directed all five scoring thrusts against Detroit yesterday, the last a 41-yard pass to R. C. Owens for the clincher with only 11 seconds remaining for a 35-31 victory over the Lions. That left the 4!)ers all alone atop the Western Western Division with a 5-1 mark. The Lions and Baltimore are tied for second at 3-3. In the Eastern Division, the Cleveland Browns, led by Jimmy Brown and Timmy O'Connell, retained retained their grip in first place with a 21-17 defeat at Washington. The Browns are now 5-1. The New York Giants 31-17 victors victors over Green Bay, and Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, which took the measure of Baltimore, 19-13, remained a game behind with 4-2 records. Chicago's Bears, preseason Western favorites, captured their second victory in six starts, overcoming overcoming Los Angeles 16-! 0, and Philadelphia eased past Chicago's Cardinals 38-21 in the league's other games. Cleveland made good use of former Syracuse All-America Bob Schultz got the second touchdown on a six-yard sweep, The size of the job confronting;the first few moments of the third them this week chases away any|q uar ter. Rose Bowl musings. "Iowa definitely seems stronger both offensively and defensively j Reese scored from the two, Blnk- than the team that beat us last:ley from the 16 and Dave Lind- season," Coach Murray Warmathjblom from the four, says. "Their line defensively has been tremendous. They seem to have more and better Lacks, The only NUKE PROGRESS SACRAMENTO, Calif. Ml "Substantial "Substantial progress" was re- thing missing from last year is| por ted by Pacific Coast League representatives in meetings with Dodgers and Giants over damages and relocation of PCL teams. SERVICE HELD PRINCETON, N. J. an — A top running strength at quarterback. quarterback. In other things this year's Iowa team looks superior." Iowa, ineligible for a return to the bowl this season, is concen-l trating everything on another Big! Ten title and an unbeaten season, j memorial service was" to be held The Hawks stumbled for the first;today for Charlie Caldwell, Prince- time last Saturday in a 21-21 tie! to n University football coach who with Michigan, a team that plas-jdied Friday of cancer, tered Minnesota. Physically, Minnesota should be in better shape Saturday than it Celtics Beat Nats Twice Even without Bob Cousy, Boston's Boston's talent-rich Celtics seem toi be much too much for the rest of! the National Basketball Assn. i With the great scorer and play- j maker still recuperating from a

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 04 Nov 1957, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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