12 Nov 1958
weeks on the a new Olaf the B any reserve been there Nov. 21 at an 18 Australia-bound of team Tuesday and was reported in top condition. condition. Gophers Face Fasf Moving Spartan Backs MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's Minnesota's Gophers can expect some of the same trouble with Michigan State that they had with Iowa last week — fast moving, lightweght backs. The coaching staff at East Lansing Lansing said Tuesday it plans to give speedy fullback Park Baker another another big try against Minnesota, alternating with Bob Bercich. Baker, a 161 pound junior, was the best ground-gainer In Michigan Michigan State's 6-0 loss to Indiana. He traveled 68 yards in six tries. He is a converted halfback. The Iowa backfield needed only a slight jump to start touchdown runs that left Minnesota's slow- moving squad far to the rear. The Gophers, hopeful that varsity varsity quarterback Jim Reese will Tuesday!be back at the throttle, suffered were another setback in Tuesday's brief Day- Veterans Day drill. Second string Pied- guard Bob Charon sprained his BuchholzJ ankle and apparently will be out join' of the Michigan State contest-the of, last home showing for the Gophers of i this season. Charon was replaced ' 19-21. by Dean Odegard. The short drill was devoted to improving the Gophers' timing on -»-- O —j...-•»», »»»l»*i«£j Wit theloffense. Quarterbacks Joe Salem in and Larry Johnson also went through a good passing drill.