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PAGE 22 THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR .THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 196 'Indians And Colonels Will Open Final Play-Off Tonight At Louisville Three Squares By Walt Ditzen Tommy Deckard Named Coach Of Indiana Harriers "The Ensign" Wins 4- Heat-Pace Qassic 4 First Game Here Booked i; For Saturday S Beaten, lour games to two, by Jie Louisville Colonels In their last , meetings, the Indianapolis Indians will seek to turn the tables when they begin a best-of-seven series against the Colonels ' rAsj 1 " - ' f THERE 5 MORE Z M 7 leu I F ' fVCX.) k THAN ONE WAV T0x SjA " i Y'Jfl ' - Ntjffl --J2Z .... CHICAGO IU.. J All-Stars, Kingan Play Tomorrow Kingan's Reliables, newly crowned city sandlot champions, will appear against an all-star team in a benefit game tomorrow night at 8:30 o'clock at Victory Field, Del Giffin, president of the Indianapolis Amateur Baseball Association, announced last night. Funds from the game will go to set up a hospital fund to aid I.A.B.A. players who are injured in practice sessions or regularly-scheduled contests. The hospital plan will be a permanent one and will be financed by annual events like the one tomorrow night, Giffin said. Members of the all-star team will be picked by sports writers on the three Indianapolis newspapers. Admission to the game will be 50 cents. Special busses will be run to Victory Field. Decatur Central Principal Named Mid-State Head Danville, Ind., Sept. 18 (Spl.) D. Hollis Adams, Decatur Central principal, was elected president of the Mid-State High School Athletic Conference at a meeting here last night. F. L. O'Neal, principal of Brownsburg, was chosen vice-president, - and R, C Jordan of Speedway was re-elected secretary-treasurer. It also was voted at the meeting to hold a conference freshman basketball tournament at Decatur Central Dec. 12 and 14. Members of the conference are Brownsburg, Danville, Decatur Central, Greenwood, Lawrence Central, Mooresville, Plainfleld and Speedway. f - Neivhouser Wins 25th With Three-Hitter A K XMiSM Hm pofxHaf mms-I0c.223-I5c.0 A hJ, .1 -By Dobson S. Kramer 1. Ferena 1. Hits Off Kramer 11 In 4 Inning! (none out In fifth, Muncrlef non. in 2, Ferena 1 In 2, Ferrick 1 in 1. Wild pitch Dobson. Losing pitcher Kramer. UmpiresRummers and Jones. Time 2:04. Attendance 1,675 paid. Nats Trounce Indians t Cleveland, 0., Sept. 18 LP) The Washington Nats combined four home runs and a seven-hit pitching job by southpaw Mickey Haefner to defeat the Cleveland Indians, 8 to 1, today. Score: Wash. AB H O A Clev. AB H O A Rnhertsn.2 5 3 3 SI Price, as 4 12 3 Lewie, rf Binks.rf O 1 UK0SS.3 0 2 0 Beerey.lf 4 1 2 0 Edwards, rf 3 3 10 llFlemlng.l 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 Orace.lf Vernon. 1 Bpence.cf 2 0 OlMltchell.cf Travls.3 Early.c 0 1 2 3 0 4 0 1 2 Mack, 2 lHegan,o 2 4 Welgel.c 2 2 McCabe.p 1 IKrakuska.p 0 Hitchck.aa Haefner, p I'i-etera l Oassawav.D 1 0 Totals 37 11 27 151 Totala 33 7 27 12 Batted for Krakauskaa in fifth. Washington... 10312000 1 S Cleveland 000000O1 01 Errors Early, Price. Runa batted In Robertson, Vernon 2, Early, Spence ,3. Seerey, Grace. Two-base nits Robertson, rieerey 2, Vernon, Early Home runs Robertson, Vernon, Early, Spence. Stolen base Mitchell. Double play Haefner to Hltcncock to Vernon. Left on bases Washington a, Cleveland 7. Base on balls Off Haefner 2. McCabe 2, Gas-saway 1. Strikeouts By Haefner 3. McCabe 3, Oassaway 4. Hits Off McCabe 5 in 4 Innings, Krakauskaa 2 In 1, Oassaway 4 in 4. Hit by pitcher By McCabe (Lewis). Losing pitcher McCabe. UmpiresRommel, McKlnley and Boyer. Time 1:42. Attendance 2,212. ball Thresh. Winning pitcher Caldwell Losing pitcher Bonham. Lmplree Ru. Paiiarella and Weafer. Tlnu 2 .20. Attendance 10, 004. Bosox Down Browns St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 18 0T The Red Sox, with Manager Joe Cronin and a half-dozen of his top flight performers back home resting for the world series, still carried enough reserve power tonight to lambast the Browns and their ace right-hander, Jack Kramer, 6 to 2. Score: Ro AB H a A Bt.L. AB H O A Outerldge.2 5 2 3 4Chrlstmn,3 4 113 Metkvch.lf 4 Moaea.cf 6 York.l 4 Russell, 3 6 McBrMe.rf 4 0 Manila. rr u O'Lehner.cf 4 2 OlHeath.lf 4 1 0 Stephens, ss 3 0 0Berardlno,2 1 0 4iLucadello,2 2 0 Pelagrnl.is 4 McOah.c 3 o:vvme,i a u Dobson.p 3 Helf.c Bchultz.s Kramer. p Muncrlef.p 'Dllllnger Kerens, p 3 Judnich Ferrick.p Totala 37 13 27 Batted for Muncrlef In sixth. roiais 3 5 27 14 'Bat tea ior f ereni in eighth, Boston 00204000 0 6 St. Loul OOO10010 0 2 Errora McOah, Pellagrin!. Runs batted In Moses 3, Heath, Metkovlch, York 2. Two-bas. hit Metkovlch. Three-base hlta Moses, Metkovlch. Home runs Heath, York. Stolen base Metkovlch. Sacrifice Dobaon. Double playa Outterldge to Pellagrin! to York 2, Pellagrlnl to Qut-tertdtse to York. Left on bases Boston 8. St. Louis 2. Base on balls Off Dob-son 1, Kramer 1, Muncrlef 2. Strikeout! 0T- downright FIL.1110118 pleasure! t JjOUlSVllie lonigni. r The final play-oft contests will ii decide the American Association team which will oppose the International League play-off champion in the little world series. The Colonels manager, Nemo Leibold, plans to start Jim Wilson on the mound. Rex Cecil, a former Colonel, or Ed Klieman Was slated for Indianapolis pitching duty. Louisville, defeated St. Paul in Its semi-final series, four games to one. 'The Indians, who were in Indianapolis last night on their return from their victorious engagement with Minneapolis, were to leave for Louisville this motn-lngThey will play two games in Louisville and come back to Vic- tgryField for single games Saturday, Sunday and Monday. If Jrtssary, the sixth or seventh tiU-.vill be held at the Colonels' ""flllS MAKES the fourth time In six play-offs that the Tribe has gone- to the final round, but it has yet to win the important series. Only in 1928, when the Indians won their last pennant and the play-off system was not being used, did the local nine compete in "a' junior world series. It was learned yesterday that President H. Roy Harney of the American Association had called a meeting of the league's board of directors for Sunday morning In Indianapolis. Hamey, already named general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, will present his resignation as head of the AA. The board is expected to take no action on the resignation until a successor can be appointed and Hamey will probably remain on the job until after the AA-International series. BASEBALL ; 3 GAMES SCHEDULED IN INDIANAPOLIS i After First f Games 1 ' Are Flayed In Louisville TICKETS NOW ON SALE , Al Follow! : SET 4 FIRST GAME ; SET 5 SECOND GAME : SET 6 THIRD GAME Ticket ara Hold for mmn whenever bleyed. NOT for any certain date. fll MR 111 For Further .ball MAi DO I I Information YOUR service Ms OUR service TOMMV DECKARD Bloomington, Ind., Sept. 18 (Spl.) Tommy Deckard, one of Indiana University's greatest distance runners, has been appointed the Hoosiers' cross-country coach, Dr. Herman B Wells, university president and acting athletic director, announced today. In addition to being the head cross-country tutor, Deckard will assist Head Track Coach Gordon R. Fisher with the indoor and outdoor squads. Recently released from active duty after four years with the Navy, Deckard also will serve as an instructor in Indiana University's new School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. HOLDER OF TWO world distance marks, Deckard teamed with Don Lash, Jimmy Smith and Mel Trutt from 19.'16 until 1938 to give the Hoosiers and the late Coach Billy Hayes the top relay quartet in the nation. After receiving the master of science degree from I.U. in 1939, he was track coach at Blooming-ton High School for two years. As a student at Bloomington High, Deckard was one of the outstanding mile performers ever to compete In Indiana High School Athletic Association meets. i Tony Ilinkle To Speak At Cathedral Grid Rally Cathedral Boosters' Club will sponsor a football rally at the Cathedral High School auditorium at 8 o'clock tonight and will have Coach Paul D. (Tony) Ilinkle of Butler University as guest speaker. Coach Ilinkle will show movies of the Notre Dame-Great Lakes football game of 1943. Cathedral's Coach Joe Dezelan and Cleon Reynolds wiy introduce members of the current gridiron aggregation to members of the Boosters' Club for the first time this season. problem problem, too By JOHN 0. DIETRICH Delaware, O., Sept. 18 (UP) Ensign Hanover, a little chestnut colt from the Kentucky Bluegrass, won the $36,000 Little Brown Jug pacing classic today before an estimated 20,000 harness racing fans. The son of Billy Direct, owned by Castleton Farms of Lexington, Ky., swept into the lead on the final turn of the three-horse final heat, then beat off everything His Lady had to offer in the stretch to take the winner's $17,679.32 share of the purse. Also in the final dash was the first heat winner, Royal Chief, owned by E. P. Cray of Bellows Falls, Vt., second most popular entry. HIS LADY, a brown filly owned by J. N. Davis of Clayton, Del., the third heat winner, went into the lead In the final pace with Joe Hyian driving. The Ensign, driven by Wayne (Curly) Smart, a substitute driver, was the last horse into the first turn but. moved past Royal Chief in the back stretch. Veteran Tom Berry drove The Chief after relinquishing the reins to young Del Cameron in the first three heats. The Chief faded after the turn and for the last three quarters it was a two-horse race. The Ensign waited until the stretch to make its bid and came home with a precision stride that His Lady couldn't match. His Lady jumped away in front at the start of the third heat. With little Joe Hylan driving, the J. M. Davis filly stayed in front all the way and neither Ensign Hanover nor Royal Chief could get through the pack. The jam dropped the time to 2:05', slowest of the first three. THE ENSIGN WON the second heat with a time of 2:03 its best record on a half-mile track. Royal Chief had hung up a snappy 2:02 in the first, making the two heats the fastest ever paced by 3-year-olds on a half-mile oval. The winner was bred by the Hanover Shoe Farms and purchased as a yearling for $3,000 by Mrs. James B. Johnson, owner of Castleton. The sire, Billy Direct set the current world mile record of 1:55 for pacers. His Lady won second money of $8,839.67 on the strength, of her fourth places In the first two heats and the third heat triumph that put her in the final brush. THIRD PLACE AND $5,303.93 went to Royal Chief. Quick Trick, owned by Dr. G. Bach Gill of Washington, D.C., and Honest Truth, owned by M. McKlnley Kirk of Washington Courthouse, O., each took down $1,767.93 for fourth and fifth. The times for the four heats of 2:02, 2:03', 2:05' and2:07tt were only one-quarter of a second over the world record of 8:13 for 3-year-old pacers. Butler Practices Aerial Offensive Indications that the Butler University Bulldogs may use an aerial attack against the Eastern Illinois State eleven Sept. 28 when both teams open their 1946 seasons at the bowl were given in the practice session yesterday afternoon. . Assistant Coach Hugh (Wally) Middlesworth spent most of the afternoon with his backfleld men putting them through pass plays designed for use against heavy lines. Yesterday's drill was concluded with a scrimmage in preparation for Saturday's double header practice games in the bowl. Evansville Opens Grid Card Tonight Evansville, Ind., Sept. 18 (Spl.) Evansville College will open its first football season since 1942 in a clash with Missouri State Teachers' College tonight at Bosse Field here. Don Ping, newly appointed coach, will send Into action four of his seven teams. Most of the men are recently discharged veterans who will be playing college ball for the first time. Missouri State is also comprised mainly of returned servicemen. rj J ,1YJ NEW ICI3'1JH3.Oj Detroit, Mich., Sept. 18 UP The Detroit Tigers came from behind for Hal Newhouser today, beating the tailend Philadelphia Athletics 2 to 1 on Roy Cullen-blne's 10th Inning single with the bases loaded and two out as New houser hurled a three-hitter to become a 25-game winner for the third straight season. Newhouser, who has lost eight games, struck out 11 men. He hurled hltless ball for the last seven innings to best Phil Mar-chlldon, who had a four-hit shutout going Into the ninth. Scores: Phil. AB H O A Bet. AB H O A fltalnbck.rf 5 0 2 OlLake.ss 4 1 J J Handler. 2 4 Konopka.l 4 Rosar.c 4 3 2 Ktiu o i llEvere.cf SOS iioreenoric.l a l McC'iky.lf 3 0 Chapmn.cf 4 0 Rlchmnd.3 4 X llMullln.rf 0 0 0 0 WakefUld.lt 4 0 10 Culnbn,rf-1 3 3 10 Blodwrth.2 3 0 1 0 Hutchnaon 110 0 Webb, a 0 0 10 Richard! 0 4 10 2 Newhuser.D 3 0 10 Walaesa.aa 4 '0 Mrchlldn.p 4 0 Total! 34 3'29 Si Total! 35 S 30 7 Two out In iota when winning run scored. 'Batted for Bloodworm in nintn. Philadelphia 0010 0 0000 01 Detroit 000000001 12 Errors Wallaeea, Lake 2, Bloodworth. Rune batted In Konopka, Hutchinson, Cullenbtne. Two base hits Handley, Cul-lenblne, Oreenberg. Sacrifice Newhouser. Double plays Konopka to Wallaesa, Chapman to Wallaesa. Left on bases Philadelphia , Detroit 11. Baae on balli Off Marchlldon , Newhouser 1. Strikeouts Ky Marchlldon 4, Newhouser II. Umpires Paparella. Hubbard and Grieve. Time 2:22. Attendance 7,760. Yanks, White Sox Split Chicago, Sept. 18 (JP) Fine relief pitching by 41-year-old Carl Caldwell enabled the White Sox to defeat the Yankees, 9 to 7, and gain an even break in their double-header today. The Yankees, helped by a pair of homers by Charlie Keller, won the opener, 4-0, as Spud Chandler registered his 18th victory. Scores: FIRST GAME N T. AB H O A Chi. AB H 0 A Rltiuto.ee 6 2 1 4ITucker.cf 4 13 Henrlch.l 4 0 10 HAppnng.aa 2 2 OlKuhel.l 1 1 OIWrlKht.lf 1 3 OlPhllley.lf 2 1 BiKolloway,3 1 0 0Mlchaela,2 3 Keller, If 4 DIMaglo.cf 4 Rnblneon.c 4 Johnson. .1 3 1 0 3 0 12 0 1 1 2 4 LlndeU, rr 4 Cordon, 2 3 s 2 Hayes.c 2 0 Chandler, p 3 3 Honain l l 0 0 Tresh.c 0 0 1 Havnea.D 2 10 1 uaKer i u u o MaKzbrRr.p O 0 0 0 Total! 34 12 27 17 xotaia i 21 14 'Baited for Haves n e ehth. 'Batted for Uaynes In eighth. New York.... 11000002 04 Chicago 00000000 00 Krror Kuhel. Runs batted In Keller 2. Johnson 2. Two-base hlta Roblnnon, Chandler. Home runs Keller 2, Johnson. Stolen base Klizuto. Sacrifice Chandler. Double plays Henrlch to Rli-ftiito to Henrlch, Rlttuto to Oordon to Honrlch, Kolloway to Michael! to Kuhel, Left on bases New York (I, Chicago 6. Bases on ball! Off Chandler 1, Haynes 2. .strikeouts By Chandler 3. Haynes 2, Maltzhercer 1. Hits Off Haynes 11 In S Innings, Maltsberger 1 In 1. Passed hull Hayea. Losing pitcher Haynes. Umpires Weafer. Passarella and Rue. Time 1:45. SECOND GAME N Y. AB H o A rhi ir n n i Rlzzuto.ss 5 2 1 1 Tucker.cf 4 12 0 Henrlch.l 4 Keller. If 4 DIMaglo.cf 4 i Jl Appling. sa 4 3 OlPhllley.lf 5 4 OiTroaky.l 4 1 3 3 2 5 0 0 13 0 10 0 Johnson, 3 5 1 3 0 3 4l8maza.rf 5 OiKolloway.3 5 1 Michaels. 2 5 0! Tresh.c 4 Linden, rf 5 2 Robinson, 0 2 0 3 2 3 1 1 1 'Nlarnoe U 0 0 3 Oordon. 2 i Paplah.p 1 0 0 2 !Ktten 0 0 01 0 0 Bonham.p Oettel.p Wight, p 1 0 1 Caldwell, p 0 0 0 3 Hon gin u u 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 NoucnocK Drews, p Htlrnwplsa 10 0 0 Totals 39 10 24 151 Totals 38 13 27 19 Ran for Robinson In ninth. Batted for Oordon In ninth. "Baited for Wight In leventh. Batted for Drewi In ninth. Batted for Paplsh In fourth. New York.... 11003858 ? I Chicago 01053000 Errors Bonhara 2, Rlwuto, Tronky, Kolloway. Runs batted In Johnson 2, Henrlch, Llndell 2, Oordon, Stlrnwelss, Hodgln 2. Appling, Philley 3, Treah, Tucker. Two-base hits Philley, Henrlch, DIMagglo. Three-baee hit Llndell Sacrifice Caldwell. Left on bases New York 12, Chicago 11. Base on balls Off Bonham 2, Oettel 1. Wight 1, Drews 1. Paplsh 3, Caldwell 3. Stilke-outs Bv Bonham 1, Wight 1. Drews 1. Hit! Off Bonham 5 In 3 Innings, Oettel 3 In S, Wight 2 in 1. Drewi 3 In 2, Psnlsh 3 in 4. Caldwell 7 In 5. Hit by pitcher Bv Paplsh (Rliiuto). Passed Cavarrctta Probably Out For Rest Of Year Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept. 18 OB The Chicago Cubs were without the services today of Capt. Phil Cavarretta, center fielder, who was sent home this morning with torn ligaments in his right shoulder, suffered when he tried to make a shoe-string catch of a line drive in Monday's Cub-Dodger game. He is not likely to play again this season. SADDLE SHOP y 3v xS John Ramp Is as greatly concerned about the condition of your car as you are yourself. Whether your car conditioning NEEDS be LARGE or SMALL the same conscientious attention is given every single service job entering the service department of John Ramp, Inc. Here vou may rest assured that SERVICE SATISFACTION 1 s GUARANTEED. Your patronage is invited and greatly appreciated at J OllfJ RAMP, INC. Your North Sida DODGE 2917 CENTRAL - PLYMOUTH Doalor CM. 1511 'OPEN THE FOOTBALL SEASON WITH THE CHAMPS" INDIANA UNIVERSITY 1945 Big Nine Champion REX MAYS In Bowes "Seal Fast" Special wins the 100-Mile AAA Championship Race at Indianapolis, September 15 using Bowes "Seal Fast" Spark Plugs. Mays also won the 100-Mile AAA Championship at Langhorne, Pennsylvania, June 30 using Bowes Spark Plugs. VS. Attend the Western HMdiiig Association ihiihiie inw FAIR GROUNDS SATURDAY, SEPT. 21, 8 P. M. SUNDAY, SEPT. 22, 1:30 P. M. Sponsored by the Forty and Eight American Legion UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI Coached by Ray Nolting Former Chicago Bear Wizard of The "X 2:00 P. M. Saturday, September 21 Memorial Stadium, Bloomington Reserved Seats, $2.50; General Admission, $1.50 Plenty of Tickets Available at t Memorial Stadium Ticket Office, Bloomington Bush-Callahan, 186 E. Wash., Indianapolis Indianapolis News Service Bureau iidjfts ?uuj. J

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