28 Jun 1951 Frank Burford Albany Cummings Movers

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28 Jun 1951 Frank Burford
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. ftg ' 'Warn mmam 8wwi Jhgjft ton jj jgg Movers Host Grovers In Legion Tilt Tonight Firm possession of third place in District 3 will be the goal Jf the Albany Cummings Movers, American Legion Junior laseball team, when they host Cottage Grove here tonight Jr. a league battle. The game is scheduled for 8 o'clock on Irlemorial field. Albany now holds the third spot behind Springfield and Jlugene but a loss could drop the Movers lower into the tanks of the eight-team eight-team eight-team district. district. The Movers have won three and lost two while Cottage Cottage Grove has one victory fgainst four defeats. Wins for Albany in flisinci piay , 4ave been over Florence, Corval- Corval- j Bs and Sweet Home and losses i have been to Eugene and Spring-: Spring-: Spring-: field. Cottage Grove has beaten I Toledo and lost to Eugene, bpring-jjeld, bpring-jjeld, bpring-jjeld, Florence and Corvallis. Probable Movers lineup listed today by Coach Chuck Kerr includes: includes: Either Don Shepherd, frank Burford or Lee Cameron as pitcher; Bill Parrett, catcher; J. R. Stamps, first base; Burford or Jim Blackwell, second base; Dean Sorensen, third base; Don Brenneman, shortstop; Doy Gat-Nn, Gat-Nn, Gat-Nn, left field; Bob Crocker, center field, and either Blackwell or Gary Torgeson in right field. In district games Wednesday night, Sweet Home upset previously previously unbeaten Eugene, 14-4, 14-4, 14-4, un defeated Springfield walloped Beavers Lose 1-6 1-6 1-6 To Oakland SAN FRANCISCO, June 28. (U.R) Bill Ayers, who hails from way down south in Georgia, suh, is one pitcher who uses his head as well as his arm. As a teen-aged teen-aged teen-aged prepster, Bill fell in love with baseball and played every position on the diamond. But one day, while in a sandlot game at Newman, Ga., the tall righthander righthander woke up to a reality. He couldn't hit. Right then and there Bill made up his mind he'd better become a pitcher. Ayers Beats Portland Oakland Manager Mel Ott, the hall of fame's ex-home ex-home ex-home run king, is certain Ayers made a right decision. decision. Big Billy pitched his sixth straight victory for Ott last night in turning back Portland, 6 to 1. The triumph was Ayers' 1 3th of the season, more wins than any Florence, 2B-0, 2B-0, 2B-0, and Corvallis and other pitcher in the Coast leamie Toledo played a 6-6 6-6 6-6 tie before the! . , tcammales stakMl him tn game was called on darkness. two three-run three-run three-run innings, Earl Rapp's 10th seasonal homer adding the Not baseball been games The gave In with enough crowd Take sporting a has turns Jim .37!) in 2!) and and Alcos Yet Because of this They just They lost all though, days becomes opponents they do anyone in For

Clipped from Albany Democrat-Herald28 Jun 1951, ThuPage 12

Albany Democrat-Herald (Albany, Oregon)28 Jun 1951, ThuPage 12
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