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7 Jul 1951 Frankie Burford Cummings Movers

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7 Jul 1951 Frankie Burford Cummings Movers - O o Movers Host Florence In Legion Tilt Sunday...
O o Movers Host Florence In Legion Tilt Sunday Strongly favored to cop their sixth American Leo-inn Junior District 3 victory, the Albany Cummings Movers will host Florence at Memorial field Sunday afternoon at 2 o clock. The Movers downed the coast nine, 6-3, in the teams' first meeting at Florence. Since that time Albany has marked up a 5-2 record while , Florence has compiled a 1-6 mark. Other games around the district find Springfield (6-1) at Corvallis (3-3), Toledo (1-5) at Sweet Home (4-3) and Cottage Grove (1-6) at Eugene (6-1). Possible Albany starting pitch ers ana tneir earnea-run averages are Gary Torgeson, 2.04; Lee Cameron, 2.25; Steve Cox, 2.59, and Frankie Burford, 3.43. Tor geson has won three and lost none. Cameron nas won one against no losses and Cox and Burford hold 2-1 marks, all counting non-league games. Kerr Names Lineup Coach Chuck Kerr's probable starting lineup includes: Bill Parrett, catcher; J. R. Stamps, lirst base; Burford or Jim Black-well, second base; Dean Soren-sen, third base; Don Brenneman, shortstop; Doy Gatlin, left field; Bob Crocker, center field, and Torgeson or Blackwell, right field. Blackwell maintains his top batting average with a stellar .450 mark, built on a triple, two doubles and 15 singles in 40 turns at bat. He has 12 runs batted in, 15 stolen bases and has drawn 12 bases on balls. Crocker holds a .370 percentage with four triples, two doubles and 14 singles in 54 appearances at the plate. He has batted in 13 runs and stolen 10 bases. Stamps Hitting High Also high in percentages is Stamps, who has three triples, two doubles and eight singles in 43 turns at bat for a .302 average. Stamps has batted in 12 runs. Although not over the .300 batting average, Parrett leads the team in runs batted in with 15 and has a home run, two triples, a double and 12 singles in 54 trips for a high .296 percentage. Leading in stolen bases is Doy Gatlin with 15. He is also tops for times walked with 17. Don Brenneman, batting .298 with a triple and 13 singles in 47 turns at bat, has stolen 12 bases and has been walked 12 times. Shortridge Trips Woman Bowler Wins At Newport Daisy Burkhart, secretary of the Albany Women's Bowling association, has received notice that Cleo Kuske and Jim Salsing, both of Albany, placed sixth in the Newport mixed doubles tournament for a $120 prize. Mrs. Kuske also teamed with Will Niff of Eugene to place 98th in a field of 442. Alcos Meeting Mt. Angel Nine Semi-pro baseball returns to Albany Monday night when the Albany Alcos host Mt. Angel at Memorial field. The visiting team, as has been the case with all the Alcos' opponents this year, rates highly in state standings and holds a victory over the Silverton Red Sox, a team which nipped the Alcos twice. Alco Manager Bill Moye stated today that he will pitch Pete Fisk, who has one victory against no defeats. Alco Starters Listed Other starters will likely include: Bud Spencer, catcher; Russ Loafman, first base; Moye, second base; Bob Morris, third base; Bud Fortier, shortstop; Jim Jenks, left field; Bob Jacobson, center field, and Bud Gibbs, right field. Spencer will replace Bobo Cling-man, .286 hitter who has accepted a position in Eugene as recreation director and probably will not remain with the Alcos. Loaf-man, who has played only one game with the Alcos, replaces Al Balducci at the initial sack. Younce to Be Back A regular outfielder, Morris will take over third in place of Len Younce, Oregon State college football line coach. Younce was previously reported as having a fractured leg, but Moye states that the injury is no more than a chipped ankle bone and that Younce, r Thanks Reynolds, American Chicago Red For NEW which Yankees fight By at Bosox game of ago the four they've seven Chisox Last Yankees seven Chicago twin bill winning losing

Clipped from Albany Democrat-Herald, 07 Jul 1951, Sat,  Page 9

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