28 Oct 1958

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28 Oct 1958 - who moved up from a .230 batting average to...
who moved up from a .230 batting average to shoot a near bull's-eye • Injury Tags Star Gopher Quarterback MINNEAPOLIS CAP) — The in- Jury hoodoo caught up Monday to Jim Reese, who has been spared in the battering Minnesota's Minnesota's backfield has taken since the season started. The senior Gopher • quarterback fell on his hand during a Workout and had X-rays taken Monday night. Apparently there was no break, although the injury gave the veteran some pain. Gopher trainers will have another another look at it today. Any serious damage to Reese would be the surmounting blow to Minnesota's already-stricken backfield. backfield. Coach Murray Warmath, as expected, expected, installed Bill Kautfa and Gary Melchert, both sophomores, •At* V»4r« 4-nw tinl'Tt^n A!*H 1 1t *u* al _ « _.Ii.t- of the Baseball who Associated Runnels Cerv of with 20, of carrero Berra of Harshman and Baltimore and Cleveland, 1 ' Runnels, mark; teammate race that the final with .328. In 134 in 1957, hits and years in traded to Albie Cerv and 104 season. Athletics the initial 1957, the .272 with McLish, nCkn/lAfl Pepper Lysaker and Jim Heid, both of whom have played only a few minutes, in reserve. , There is some chance that Arlie Bomstad, out for the last three weeks with an arm injury, might be available for limited halfback service against Indiana at Bloomington Bloomington Saturday. But apparently Warmath is not counting heavily on this. Reese and Jim Rogers rounded out the first string backfield unit. Warmath evidently considered using using fullback Roger Hagberg at halfback but dropped the idea in order to maintain depth at the plunging post. If Reese's injury handicaps him, Warmath can draw on Joe Salem, another sophomore who impressed ^in the Illinois game, and Larry Johnson. Johnson is a Minneapolis Minneapolis sophomore who returned to heavy work in practice this week after missing three weeks for an appendectomy. the games with a average year was long line retreads. obtained Daley of 18. He top Injures ANN Tackle to the Smith Michigan reinjured The practice tion for THE PICTURE YOU'VE ABOUT ON TV AND

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  1. The Austin Daily Herald,
  2. 28 Oct 1958, Tue,
  3. Page 8

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