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Tiefenauer, Jacobs, Smith and La Palme Named for Bullpen r-i PflRT-niS PATCH tl Schultz The Orlandos All-Brother Baseball Team 1 1 I luff mmr ill Could Be Redbirds' Fifth Man 111 I'll i t. it ii K- .1 ua A i ii ii 1' -'r'i IN- I. VMUA Boston Doge Still the Derby Question Mark. IN a way the question mark of the eighty-first Kentucky Derby, which is coming up five weeks hence, continues to be Boston Doge, a very dark brown, unhandsome colt of so-so breeding, The Doge-Boston Lady. Last year the colt was victor In all five of his races.

This year he won all his starts. In winning the six-furlong Experimental Handicap in a romp Saturday at Jamaica track, unbeaten Boston Doge again proved a great sprinter. It was his fourth win this year. To date he has not raced farther than seven furlongs, winning the Bahamas Stakes at this distance in Florida, having previously won the Hibiscus sprint stakes. i The big question, as always, with a colt that has been earn-palmed as just a sprinter, Is: "What can he do with 126 sounds no.

roinr the Derby -rs 1.1.". lri- l' i i AT NDTil IIU KUS -U arHlWl Chicago Doctor Warns Moore Training May Endanger Life CHICAGO, April 4 (AP) Arch Ward, sports editor of the Chicago Tribune, last night urged light heavyweight champion Archie Mo6re to retire and avoid endangering his life. .1 Principia Schedules ls. mi -iiri'ii "frfr The Orlandos, a team of 10 brothers managed by their father, wilt compete in the Khoury senior baseball league at neman Park in University City. From left, seated: JIM, WILLIE.

SAM, FRANK and Manager JOE ORLANDO standing. BONNIE, JOHN, JOJO, MIKE, PETE and LEO. John and Pete are twins The Orlando Sons, 11 of Them, Form Khoury Club; Pop Manages By Neal Russo The Cardinals have at least one diehard fan who, even if the score is 10-0 against them, sits up for the TV or radio account until, the bitter end, although he gets up at 3 a.m. to sell fruits and vegetables. 4 her own bread three days a week.

Eight huge loaves were eaten at two meals yesterday. "If it was that soft sliced bread, why, we'd use 25 loaves in one day," said Manager Orlando, who has peddled fruits and vegetables door-to-door for 43 years since he came to America from Sicily. Now 54, he went from pushcart to horse-and-wagon to modern truck with ice DOX. Fnr vpars thp hi? Sundav fppd Mnnre already has been barred from fighting in California because of a heart condition. Ward made the plea last night over a radio sports program.

He said that less than two weeks ago Moore came to him and asked to be recommended to a physician familiar with the examination of boxers. Ward said he sent Moore to Dr. William Rothman, chief Golden Gloves physician, and that Rothman found Moore suffering from an organic heart ailment. Rothman told the champion that even the rigors of training jeopardized his life. Moore is preparing to meet Nino Valdes, heEvyweight contender, in Las Vegas May 1.

Jones and Johnson Arrive for Fight Ralph (Tiger) Jones of New York and George Johnson of Trenton, N.J., principals in the nationally and locally televised 10-rounder at The Arena Friday night, have arrived in town and will begin -their local training this afternoon at Arena training quarters. Johnson was accompanied by Trainer Lou Gross and his fa vorite sparmate, Bucky Slocum, who is scheduled to meet Joey Reynolds is a five-rounder on the card. Trainer Jack Friday came in with Jones. Jones will probably work first, starting at 1 p.m. with Johnson following him into the ring.

1 You Can Buy IS President May Turn Southpaw For First Pitch WASHINGTON, April 4 (UP) 'President Eisenhower, a right hander, passed the word today that bursitis may force him to turn southpaw when he throws out the ceremonial first ball opening the Major League baseball season next Monday. Mr. Eisenhower accepted from 1 Clark Griffith, 85-year-old presi-1 dent of the Washington Baseball Club, the invitation to make the season's inaugural pitch just before the Washington-Baltimore game. But, Griffith said, bursitis trouble in the President's right shoulder may compel the Chief Executive to throw out the ball left-handed. Griffith told the President that was perfectly all right.

He recalled that former President Truman alternated between right and left-hand throws. Dilring tHeir visit, Griffith presented Mr. Eisenhower with 3 gold pass from the American League and an alligator bag containing a season pass for Mrs. Eisenhower. Griffith told Mr.

Eisenhower the Washington club will be up at the top in the American League pennant race. He told reporters later they should finish first or second. Mr. Eisenhower asked the Washington owner about his troubles filling the shortstop position and how Pete Runnels has been doing since he was shifted to seedhd base. Griffith said Runnels is hitting well and he has a good shortstoo prospect in Tony Roig who suffered from a sore arm during spring training.

FsAI 9 Mofrffll Soppry ol Aerosol SUPER SHAVE with DIEXIN Urg Six 10 eg. Can Rig. f.00 Vok Urn Rq. Sin 6 ex. Con 75 Yak BOTH 19 FOI ONI ILY limited Tim Only has been a double feature with some kind of family sport, foot-j'jj ball, softball, Indian ball or bas-175; ketball.

Twins John, an allround othli.to at Cnnrhnrn Illinois II By Bob Broeg the Tost-Dispatch Sports Of Staff. FGRT WORTH, April 4 Eddie Stanky has tabbed four pitching newcomers to open the National League season in the Cardinals' bullpen and is ready to welcome a fifth. Before yesterday's game at Houston, where the Redbirds made the most of their opportunities to wallop the Chicago White Sox, 12 to 7, the ailing Redbird manager named righthanders Bob Tiefenauer, Tony Jacobs and Frank Smith and Southpaw Paul La Palme as reliefers he'll rely on when the club begins playing for keeps a week from tomorrow at Chicago. "And maybe Barney Schultz," Stanky amended after the Sunday contest in which the trim, curly-haired Schultz once more displayed poise and control of two breaking pitches, a curve and a knuckler. Barney took Lefty Ed Ludwig out of an eighth-inning jam and eased through the ninth.

Stanky, suffering with a heavy cold, declined 'with painful recollections of a disappointing 1954 season to venture out on a limb by making a comparison of his relief corps with bullpen knights past or present. "Let's just say that four candidates have shown me more than the rest," he said. Schultz would be the fifth. Their Qualifications. Of the quartet selected to be intrusted with game-saving roles, only Smith, acquired from Cincinnati, and La Palme, obtained from Pittsburgh, can be said to have had previous major league experience.

Tiefenauer, the lanky Lincolnesque lad from Desloge, had the briefest of big league trials in 1952. The vest-pocket, thirtyish Jacobs, well- traveied Blue Island (111.) hurl-er, had knocked about since 1946 without a cup of coffee in the big time. None of the four make it five if Schultz gets a chance in championship competition has an overpowering fast ball or, for that matter, a commanding assortment of pitches. But in spring training tests they've done what the manager has asked them to do, namely, get them selves or someone else out ot pitching trouble. The most dramatic flas Deen Tiefenauer who, it can be said flatly, will be successful if he can get his knuckler over often enough.

The rangy tobacco-gnawing righthander's flutter pitch doesn't shimmy and shake as disconcertingly as Hoyt Wil- helm's. but lfs a devilish pitcn. La Palme also throws a knuckler, lelthanded. It's the belief here that Schultz's creaking pitch ranks second only to Tie-fenauer's. Of the potential bullpen, Smith, for whom the Cardinals gave up Ray Jablonski ana Oerry Staley, has been idle for some time with a kink in the shoulder.

He's about ready now and Stanky said he hoped to be able to get Smitty into an inning or two this week. Southpaw Talent Skimpy. Stanky's other main ambition the final week of preparation to have either or preferably both Floyd Wooldridge and Larry Jackson show a continuation of the promise that makes the man ager regard them as candidates for starting assignments. The field foreman had hoped, too, for a display of take-charge talent by his skimpy staff of southpaws, but, aside from ace Harvey Haddix, Stanky is apt to open with a shaky left-handed situation in which Eenie or Meenie might do as well or as poorly as Minie or La Palme, as mentioned, has made the varsity at least for the time, but, frankly, only because he has shown a little more than the highly-publicized Puerto Rican portsider, Luis Arroyo. Unfortunately, Ludwig, a spring training stand-in, failed to follow up his recent performance against the Yankees and the White Sox hammered him yesterday.

Wild, he served up a three- Solly Plays An raakbali. April 9 at linnon Collfit: at anurtlfff Tollfcf: at Rnt I'nly; 30 McKii.lr Colin (doubn-hiil; May 3 Illinois CollR; '7 Orfenvllla I'ollcjn 10 Shurtrtlf Cnllfs: 1 4 Eureka rnllr.a 17 fireanvilli ColI'M; 20 Harrla Tuch-fn CoiifEf; at Concordia or Sprlnnfind. Paina Colk Confrnca TENNIS April 9 at Orenvin Cnll: 1J at Snurtltff Colltar: 1 (iriuriKff Col-19 llarru Taihfra Colltee; 2.1 Cirthaaa Collrca; 3(1 at MMIikin Unlvrltv: Mav 3 Biackburn Cnllttf; 6 at Concordia of Pt. Loun; at Harria Teachera CollfKe: 10 Milllkln I nlvaraltv: 12 Conrnnlla, ol St. Lmilj; 14 at Blarktiurn Tollftf: 19 Prairla Conferenca Tournament at Principta.

TRACK April 19 Cnrtnaae Collne; 5:1 Roaa Pny; 30 Concordia of HI. Loum: May 7 at Washington Unlvwity; 14 Greenville College; 21 Prslria College Conference m'et at Ron 1'oly HAPPY HOLLOW Barrel Whiskey Mellow and Golden as Autumn Leaves 140 FIFTH 4 CASI MW1 A flPQ IHUlltw I I flHUCO IN OUR HISTORY BARRETT WEBER 1122 S. Klaqshlqnway All-Net- AT That kind of fan perhaps deserves a ball club he can call all his own, and that he has. Joe Orlando Sr. manages a baseball team consisting of his 11 sons.

Wearing No. 6 for one of his alltime co-favorites, Stan the Man (the other: Jim Bottomley), Manager Orlando will go into the Khoury senior league season at Heman Park in University City with a lineup something like this: Thr Orlando. Hnnnie Millie jlln" lo Pf ir Flunk MiU, Pin. lb rf If 2h rf Atr. 31 ss 24 2 18 20 1H 311 13 HI.

If-Of Dominic rookl The 10 players add up to a ton for a neat 200-pound aver age, but the average lor the seven oldest is 225. However, Manager Orlando has the sons hopping in three-a-week workouts, including two-in-one drills on Sunday. Like yesterday. There was a two-hour morning session, running, hitting and the other details. Then, after dinner, a three-hour Indian ball game with Pop taking an active part with his Orlando Brothers team.

All bat and throw rlghthanded. Only one smokes. Already Bonnie, dean of the squad, has melted from 282 to 265. Leo, second-heaviest, is a surehanded infielder who can do almost as well at the baseball plate as at the dinner one. He goes 245.

Only 37 for Dinner! Speaking dinner, oh brother! The population yesterday at the Orlando homestead, 10306 Lackland in Overland, was 37, including the boys; their wives and children, and two of their three sisters. Mama Orlando, who is a walk ing schedule for any dates that concern her athlete sons, cooked 10 pounds of macaroni for one meal. No leftovers. She bakes run homer to Walt Dropo, who apparently would hit as he did for the 195Q Red Sox if he faced the Redbirds all season, after Bob Nieman earlier had blasted a three-run circuit smash off Brooks Lawrence. The Bull is the Cardinals' probable opening-day pitcher next Tuesday at Chicago, but only on the strength of what he did last season, not this spring.

The foe has combed him for 17 runs in 19 innings. Boyer Wrenches Shoulder. Ken Boyer, falling away from one of Herb Moford's pitches in batting practice yesterday, hit the ground heavily and landed on his left shoulder. The prized rookie third baseman suffered a wrenched muscle of the scapu- for Keeps Inn 1 nni t- 1 DOMINIC ORLANDO, 13-year-old who is the youngest of 11 Orlando brothers, already has a uniform. He will have waterboy and other duties until he graduates to the varsity along with 12 of his nephews, 11 named Orlando.

Tie for Title In Maryville Meet Co champions in basketball tournaments are rare but the Maryville College- high school produced them yesterday. Villa Duchesne and Incarnate Word tied, 64-64, in the final and will share the first- and second-place trophies. Villa Duchesne will display the championship trophy the first six months. With Barbara Reames hitting fo 49 points, including 23 baskets, Incarnate Wor- led at half-time by five points and wasn't caught until the closing minutes, at 60-60. Maria Tompras, who scored 54 points for Villa Saturday, got only '9 in the final.

Teammate Jeanne Dunn added 31. CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL lnnrnat Ilia I)nchn Vtord lt4) (4 i fO.FT.F. Reamea Wieck Lauber Clarke King Klorer Mallon Done, an 23 3 2 Tomprai 7 3 4 0 L'unn a 2 0 1 Harring'n 3 12 OOl Fotd R14 0 0 1 Conatan 0 0 3 0 0 4 Heil 0 0 0 0 Halloran 0 0 5 0 0 4 Lamy 0 0 2 Totals 28 8 23 Totals 26 12 23 Score at half: Incarnate Word. 31; Villa. 26.

Referee: Schapp; Umpire, Memia. CONSOLATION FINAL Clifton Notre l)ame (31) FO.FT.F. FG.aT.F. Burke 12 7 1 Steil 3 3 0 Heekln 2 0 2 Kalaer 2 4 5 Kam 6 3 3 Maya 3 1 0 Leis 5 2 2 Smith 012 Rr.mur.h. 3 ft RI(F 2 2 2 Lambert 0 0 1 Prlndable 0 0 2 Morgan 0 0 2 Jackowski 0 0 4 Rudrt 0 0 1 Anlann 0 0 4 Dolle 0 0 2 Strsul 0 0 3 Totals 10 11 19 Endres 0 0 3 Totals 28 12 20 Score at hilf: Cllftnn, 37; Notre Dame.

15. Referee: Wade; Umpire, Bemis. Spring Clean-Up CHICAGO AH, R. H. O.

A. arraoilpl, is. 4 I 3 0 2 Fox, 21). 5 0 3 8 4 II. 4 2 1 2 Mcman, rf.

0 0 2 0 Rivera, ff. 5 I 2 0 Drop, lb. 5 1 2 9 0 Kell. 3b 4 0 0 2 1 hakalra. p.

0 0 0 0 rMrrrtman 1 0 0 0 0 Iillar, c. 2 1 0 1 firay, 1 0 0 0 0 Donovan, p. 2 0 Jok. 3b. 0 0 0 0 1 Totalr 38 1 CARDINALS.

AH. R. 11 24 11 0. 2 2 I 0 1 1 2 4 0 1 Hcmiia. 3b-2b.

3 Irilon, cf. 8 Moon, If. 4 Musial. lb. 2 aAlitton, lb.

1 Repulskl, rf. Schornrilenit, 2b. 3 bMrphrnson, 3. 0 Sarnl. e.

3 Grummaa, ss 4 Lawrence, p. 2 LiiduiK, p. 2 Schulti, p. 0 Totals 33 12 10 27 IS a Ran for Mualal In ilxtn. Mian for Schoendienst In sixth In- 'rPopped out for Chakales In ninth 1 i 4 '3 I Chlcano 0 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 7 Cardinals 40400400 a 12 RHI Rrpulskl 6, Mcman 3.

Grammas. iJitvrcnce. Fo. Mlllal 2. Schorndlenat 2, Dropo 2.

2B Fox. Musial. IIK Repulskl, Mcman, Dropo. DP Stephenson to Hcmus In Alton 1-ft Chicago i). Cardinals ft.

BB Off Gray 2, iJiw-i rence 3, Donovan 3, Ludwig 2. Ml By Gray 1, Donovan 1. Schulti 1 tha-kalca 2. HO Lawrence In li Inning: Gay 4 In 2 (none out In third; Ludwig 4 In 2 (none nut In eighth) i Donovan 8 In Kchulli I In 2: hn-kalM In 2 and Lit Of Lawrence 4-4, Gra A-6; Donovan 6-6: Lodalg 3-3: Chakales 0-0: SchulU 0-0. HI'B By Gray (Hemusl I Lawrenre (Mlnnan)i Donovan (Schoendienst and Repulskl).

WP Lawrenre. l.ner Gray. I MrKlnley, Landea, Chjlak, Barllck. 12:31. A 77l.

1 -i I FOR mil a and nn-nilrtr? HU C.mndsire Isolater Was an A-l 'Cup WHILE Boston Doge's breeding and performance in part suggest that speed is his forte, there is also an indication that he can travel far as well as fast. That's found In his breeding his grandslre, Isolater, could both sprint and win cup races, at much tougher distances than even the mile-and-one-. half Kentucky Derby route. In the Bahamas Stakes Boston Doge (it's pronounced "Doj," the dictionary says, although the stable hands prefer showed, after a bad rctaway, that he can be rated and come from behind to win. Further than that, he's a fast breaker ordinarily and the Andolino stable (which owns him) declares his disposition is "almost too good to be true" and that he's alert, level-headed and willing.

His pet peeve is rather unusual thoroughbreds a distaste for sugar. TWO FACTS may raise i doubt in some minds as to Boston Doge's ability to go the Derby distance. One is a statement reportedly made by Paul Andolino, the colt's owner. He was quoted last week as saying he "hadn't decided" whether to send his horse to the Kentucky Derby. The other is a Racing Form reporter's version of Jockey Ouerin's words after Saturday's victory, as follows: "Guerin said he had to use the Whip to 'get his mind on the The Jockey added: 'He had the answer.

Through the stretch he tired a bit. But he's a nice colt lU ride." little lukewarm, on Guerin's part, considering that his mount had won by three lengths, in very close to track record time. You'll have to take over from here, as to predicting what he'll do over the Derby route. It's likely he'll start in the East, perhaps in the Gotham Stakes at 1 1-16 miles. And that will be something if, as expected, that world-record flyer Simmy also goes to the post.

Plenty of Trouble Ahead for Nashua? SCREENING of Derby candidates, separating the men from the boys so to speak, is under way intensively. Within a month the original 125 nominees for the nation's No. 1 glamor race will have been whittled down to fewer than 20, in all reasonable prob-i ability. At present about 15 horses appear almost cer-. i lain to go to me posi.

cut the April tests will no doubt result in some surprises. We still don't know about one of the outstanding rivals I of the current 8-5 favorite, i Nashua. That's Summer Tan. I This colt, by the truly great sire Heliopolis, had bad luck after winning the world's richest racing prize, the Gar-i den State Stakes, from Simmy last fall. Summer Tan was hardly ex- pected to live after an in-j testinal ailment following this victory.

But he pulled through. But even after his first test today we'll hardly know if he will be fit to start i in the Derby. Or even for the Wood Memorial. WESTERN and far west Derby hopes already are en route to Churchill i Downs and Keeneland for nal tests. Blue Ruler and Jean's Joe will be there from California.

Roman Patrol, backed down to 4 to 1 last week in the future book, will be on hand. Survivors of the big stakes at Jamaica, Bowie and Keeneland, right up to the Derby Trial on May 5, will have to be bpth good and lucky. Nashua, on 1955 performance, still looks like the best-proved of all the original 125 or so nominees. The Wood Memorial on April 23 could make things pretty rugged for the Derby field, should Nashua and Summer Tan run one-two. Victory for Nashua would be his third $100,000 stakes success as a three-year-old.

Season Opens May 15. BOONVILLE, Mo, April 4 (AP) Directors and team managers of the Central Missouri Ban Johnson Baseball League decided to start their season May 15. Each of (he seven teams will play 24 games during the split season. The first and second half vinners will meet in a five-game post-season series for the league championship. PONTIAC 3223 DILMAR i ana rcie gave me team auea big lift although the boys played a game or two as a unit a few years ago.

They've been waiting for the younger boys to grow up. The 11 are set for football, too. Pop's probably greatest temptation came in one of those games at Forest Park. With his all-sons team ready to battle, Pop, not identified, was asked if he would like to umpire the contest. He said no, but the Orlandos won the day, 2-1, on ninth-inning doubles by the twins.

Have Their Own Rooters. The Orlandos don't have to worry about fans. There are sisters Lena (34), Vera (22) and Angie (14), 12 grandsons, six granddauehters, and quite a few cousins. The Sunday attendance at 10306 Lackland often reaches 45. The 12 grandsons provide an automatic farm system headed by Dominic, 13-year-old brother.

Only one Orlando pitcher-shortstop Jim played pro ball (Cardinals svstem). but several of the others showed plenty of promise yesterday. Jim hit .39.2 for four years at Ritenour. The twins were steady clubbers at the same school. Seven have played Khoury ball.

la, but probably will be back In action in a day or so. With Solly Hemus prancing around at third base, again demonstrating his utility skill, the Cardinals trimmed Marty Marion's American Leaguers a fourth time in five tries. Making the most of their 10 hits and taking advantage of control lapses by both Ted Gray and Dick Donovan, the Redbirds put together three four-run innings. The most entertaining was the first one in which Rip Repulskl hammered a grand-slam homer over the left field fence. Repul- ski, who also, knocked in the fifth run with a line single to right in the third, has driven in more tallies this spring 14 than any other Cardinal player.

Grinning, he quipped, "I've always had two ambitions and have achieved the first, to bat clean-up for the Cardinals. The other? To be invited down to Grant's Farm with Musial and Schoendienst to sign my con tract." The Cardinals roster was down to 34 players this morning as outfielder Tom Burgess was optioned to Rochester. Pistons Score 96 89 Victory Over Syracuse INDIANAPOLIS, April 4 (UP) The Fort Wayne Pistons, who won with their "backs to the wall," were still very much alive today in the final playoffs for the National Basketball Association championship. The Pistons, who have dropped 25 consecutive games at Syracuse turned back the N.B.A. Eastern Division champions before a slim crowd of 3200 last night, 96-89.

Syracuse still leads the best-of-scven game series, 2-1, but Fort Wayne, which imported its home floor from upstate for the local games, has a chance to tie It up tomorrow. WHAT No Springs A NEW SYSTEM OF SUSPENSION ELIMINATES COIL AND LEAF SPRINGS Smooths the Levels the Load Your PACKARD DEALER Invites You to LET THE RIDE DECIDE Unttfrt PrMi Tf'fphnlo. Even in sprjng training exhibition games, SOLLY HEM US, Cardinals utility infielder, goes in with everything. Here, forced at third base, he upsets Chicago White Sox third-sacker GEORGE KELL and breaks up a possible double pl7. The Redbirdi won, 12-7,.

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