1928 Indianapolis 500 Practice

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1928 Indianapolis 500 Practice - "P 11 AGAIN 'AU 7uo Duesenberg Racers Are Added...
"P 11 AGAIN 'AU 7uo Duesenberg Racers Are Added to Entry List A. S. Kirkeby, Tampa, Fla., and Harry Maley, Evansville, Newcomers With Own Cars Many Drivers Prepared for LOVE AND DUTY , PARIS, April 2S (A - P.) The fair Helen Will is torn twixt Iotc and duty. "If I didn't need practice practice se badly, I would spend the entire day hi the Rce de la Pais." aaid Mias W ill, So she has been sbppta tw bonra daily and practicing one boor; Tun.ng - Up Process Next Week. ' 1 ,Two Duesenbergs, . Indianapolis - made race cars, were today entered in the sixteenth international 500 - mile race - to be held at the speedway, speedway, May 20, it was announced by the speedway management. i The entries are by two new com - . ers to the Indianapolis contest, A. 's. Kirkeby, Tampa, Fla, and Harry I Maley, Evansville, Ind. malting individual entries as private private owners. BoIU Three Winner. Duesenberg brothers Fred and Au - gle long associated with the speed sport, have built three winners ot Indianapolis Indianapolis races. In 1924 they aaw the late Joe Boyer come home a winner In a car that L. L. Coram, Indiana polis cnvcr, naa sxarcea m ine contest. contest. The following year the Dusen - berg victory was repeated .when Peter DePaclo nephe cl Ralph Deraima. came romping across the llnlsh wire at the end of 500 miles at an average of 101.13 miles an hour, a record which still stands, bt which is threatened by the, last cars of this season. Last year - oeorgeiouoera won in ' Duesenberg. Cars Are Eeadj. For years thcr have not bad their can. ready, or even - runoing. unui ine - last minute. But with all these handicaps handicaps their colors have flown to victory victory on every irack In the United States and in Europe, tne laie jimmy Murphy being the only American driver in an American built car to win a French Grand Prix. That was in 192t when he was a star ol the Duesenberg outfit. This year It seems all different. The ears are ready and will be taken to the track next week for a warming up. : Although the track has been closed all the past week while worklngmen repaired a dip in the bricks pn the south turn there lias been an air of activity about the garages. : ! . Drivers at Track. Among the drivers who are here are Peie I Paolo, 1928 winner; Tommy Milton, only two time' winner; Norman Batten who made a epec - - trcular drive down the home stretch in a flaming car In last year's race; Lron Duray, the Hercules of the k.uw4 innri' miff Wiwfhurv. T"ave Evans and Fred Comer, of the - Boyle 'valve special team of four ears; Tony Oulotta, who Is carded to drive one of coming event: Earl Cooper and . Peter KreU.. of the Marmon special combination: combination: Oeorge Souders, last year's winner: Babe Stapp. the new midget of racing; Earl DeVore, and several - others. During the coming week many cf . t a. a - . . I. . I M J. me can wm ptkui uic mioiui tu4.i.. "P. , MANUAL DIAM0N0 TEAM SHUTS OUT SHELBYVILLE SHZLBYVTTJ.F. Ind, April 28. The Manual Training High School baeball team, of Indianapolis, added another victory to its list here Fri day when It shut out the Shelbyvllle j outfit, 10 to 0. Rearick. Manual pitcher, allowed the locals only one hit in the seven - Inning contest. The Indianapolis infield gave Rearick Rearick airtight support and was charged with only one error. . The score by innings: r. n. Minu.it . . . . . SbeibjrTiHe . . Ms;;; o in 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ; O 1 Indians Get Flying in First MINNEAPOLIS. April 28. Having j ' 1 won four games in aa many asainst the Minneapolis Millers. starts ; Rmno 1 Betzel s Indians toaay were coniiaem that they are going to make a clean sweep of the opening series at Nicollet park as a result of the ease with which they romped off with the opener opener here yesterday by a score of 9 to 3. . The Hoosiers today were rejoicing not only over their victory; but because because then new southpaw. Emil Yde. showed some form that may make him a consistent winner In the Association this year. The Millers knocked Yde out of the box the last time they faced him In Indianapolis. Y ester da they , were helpless against the good - looking southpaw who let them down with three runs and six safeties. Yde showed a beautiful fast ball and a fast - breaking curve that completely baffled the Millers. He was the master master throughout and Manager Betzel said after the game that the southpaw's southpaw's fine work yesterday will mean that he will take his regular turn in the box from now on. Mike Kelley served up some of his choicest pitching in an - effort to break the Tribe's mystic power, but they smashed out fifteen hard drives, in - i eluding a home run with two on by Johnny Anderson and two vicious doubles doubles by Reb Russell. The Indians' showing at bat was especially noteworthy, because they are without the services of their two most able players in Catcher Spencer and Outfielder Layne. Today In the second game. Bruno Betzel promised to send O or ham Lev - erett to the mound, while Mike Kelly Kelly probably will use Leo Mooon or II " ? ,

Clipped from The Indianapolis News28 Apr 1928, SatPage 18

The Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, Indiana)28 Apr 1928, SatPage 18
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