Movers Host Corvallis Frankie Burford

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Movers Host Corvallis
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P K I ltw M mum Movers Host Corvallis In Legion Tilt Tonight r Cumminjrs Movers seek their second straight American Legion Junior Baseball District 3 victory tonight on Memorial Memorial field when they face Corvallis at 8 o'clock. An error in Wednesday night's Democrat-Herald Democrat-Herald Democrat-Herald had the Movers playing Springfield. Albany will be playing its first district home game after winning its opener at Florence, Florence, 6-3. 6-3. 6-3. Corvallis dropped a 1-5 1-5 1-5 decision to Springfield in its first outing. Coach Bill Wilkinson, piloting his last game before Chuck Kerr returns from his vacation to take over the job. will start either Frankie Burford or Don Shepherd Shepherd on the mound. Burford New Pitcher Burford has not pitched for the Movers nor did he work on the mound for the high school the past season, but the little right' hander showed fine control and a good curve while pitching the Al bany Recreation State Junior league team to a state champion-fhip champion-fhip champion-fhip last summer. The remainder of the Movers' lineup will include Bill Farrett catching, Jim Blackwell at first base, Richie Heins at second base if Burford hurls, Dean Sorensen at third, Don Brenneman at shortstop, shortstop, Gary Torgeson in left field, Doy Gatlin in center and Bob Crocker in right. J. R. Stamps, regular first-sacker, first-sacker, first-sacker, is due back from vacation and may play his position, moving Blackwell to third in place of Sorensen. Blackwell Top Hitter Blackwell remains in the top hitting position with a .462 average, average, gained on two doubles and four singles in 13 official trips to the plate. Stamps, Gatlin and Shepherd are all batting .333 although although in less than 10 turns at bat. Burford has no pitching record while Shepherd has a 2.80 earned-run earned-run earned-run average. He has allowed four hits for three earned runs in 9 innings while striking out 17 and walking eight Other Games Scheduled Wilkinson said today that the American Legion has scheduled three additional games for the Movers and a fourth is on tap. Albany will host Corvallis July 2 at 3:30 p.m. and Coos Bay July 4 at 6:43 p.m. during the Albany Timber Carnival. A return game with Coos Bay is scheduled for July 28 in the coast town. Another Another game at Forest Grove is also to be played. USC Cops Till In NCAA Play OMAHA, Neb., June 14 U.R Utah and Springfield college, both exponents of the "old college try" in baseball, turned up today as combinations to beat after defeating defeating Tennessee, 7-1, 7-1, 7-1, and Texas A and M, 5-1, 5-1, 5-1, respectively. Oklahoma, Big Seven champion, conquered Big 10 titlist Ohio State, 9-8, 9-8, 9-8, and Southern California's Trojans beat down Princeton, 7-1. 7-1. 7-1. In semi-final semi-final semi-final games, Southern Cal meets Springfield and Utah faces Oklahoma. Louis. Savold May Postpone NEW YORK, June 14 (U.R) Today's dubious weather forecast suggested the possibility of another postponement for the washed-out washed-out washed-out fight between somewhat washed-up washed-up washed-up Joe Louis and Lee Savold at the Polo Grounds tonight The 15-round 15-round 15-round heavyweight contenders' contenders' bout between Louis, 37, and Savold, 35, was scheduled originally for last night; but wet weather forced a 24-hour 24-hour 24-hour post ponement. Should the weeping skies force s second delay, the "battle of ancients" may be shifted from the Polo Grounds Into Madison Square Garden for tomorrow night. Brooklyn For World By JOHN United Press NEW YORK. June 14 Flatbush they're celebrating the Dodgers win the flag and

Clipped from Albany Democrat-Herald14 Jun 1951, ThuPage 12

Albany Democrat-Herald (Albany, Oregon)14 Jun 1951, ThuPage 12
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