Baseball Calls Conzelman To Job in St. Louis

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BASEBALL CALLS CONZELMAN TO JOB IN ST. LOUIS Chicago Cardinals Hunt New Coach. BY WILFRID SMITH. Jimmy Conrclman. who yesterday resigned as coach ol the Chicago Cardinals foot ball team to accept accept a position with the St. Louis Browns of t h e American Baseball league, will return from Si. Louis today. Conzelman will be in the city briefly to wind up his professional professional league Jinim Cnnzrifiinn. affairs before takinp over his new position. Conzelman has coached the Chi-rm Chi-rm Chi-rm Cardinals for three years and ": a portion of this time he also has seivert as assistant to the president president of I he Keeshin Freight Lines. Conzelman announced yesterday that he also had resigned this position, position, but it is understood he will remain temporarily in an advisory capacity in the public relations department department of the company. Conzelman goes to St. Louis as assistant to Donald Barnes, president president of the St. Louis Browns, and he will head the public relations department department for that American league baseball club. He also will serve in the same capacity for the American Investment company of Illinois, which also is headed by Barnes. Cardinals to Operate. Charles Bidwill, owner of the Chi-cago Chi-cago Chi-cago Cardinals, said last night that Conzelman's resignation as coach and vice president of the Cardinals would not affect his plans for his professional team this fall. Bidwill intends to operate the club. Choice of a head coach probably will not be made until the National Football league meeting, June 19. "The Cardinals' business affairs and the signing of players will continue continue to be conducted by Arch Vi'olfe. business manager, and Phil Handler, assistant coach," Bidwill said. "These men will make the preparations for the coming season." Flayed Good Football. While no one of the three Cardinal teams roachod by Conzelman finished finished better than fourth in the w estern division of the league, under his direction the teams played excellent excellent football and seldom were outclassed. outclassed. Conzelman first served as a coach In the National Football league when he was granted a franchise in 1925 to operate in Detroit. He then moved to Providence, R. I., and the Steam Rollers, under Conzelman's coaching, coaching, won the league championship in 192S. Had Varied Career. Conzelman attended Washington university. St. Louis, where he later coached, and during World War 1. he was a member of the famous Great Lakes eleven. Conzelman is one of the most versatile personalities personalities in the field of sports. In addition addition to his football activities he has been a boxer, newspaper publisher, writer, salesman, composer, actor, and radio commentator. He is an accomplished orator. In the spring of 1942 he delivered the graduating address at Dayton university and this spring he was given an honorary master of science and physical education degree. His address on " A Young Man's Physical and Mental Approach to War" now is required reading at the United Slates Military academy. at , at . to I ing IS, . at of a of as and a . . Is allied it the me But The But Still t But By The But And We For Of

Clipped from Chicago Tribune04 Jun 1943, FriPage 23

Chicago Tribune (Chicago, Illinois)04 Jun 1943, FriPage 23
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