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r 8 Lakewood Nosed Out Shot With 3 Seconds Left Decides Thriller Don Casey, Bogota Star, Scores 27 Points ami Fires in the Winning Basket Jn.t Before Final Gun After Lakewood Sees Big Leatl Vanish in Bitter Contest (Staff Correspondent) ELIZABETH Capping one of the most magnificent individual exhibitions ever seen in the X. J. S. I. A. A. basketball tourney competition, Don Casey spoiled Lakewood high school's first bid for a state title by firing in a spectacular one-handed shot from the side three seconds before the game ended to enable Bogota high school to nose out the Piners. Central Jersey champions, for the Croup 2 crown. StJ-.'U. at the Elizabeth armory yes- terdav atternoon. Casey, who tossed 111 one-nanuea pokes from all angles all afternoon, accounted for 27 points on 11 field goals and five penalty conversions as he turned in the greatest individual performance of the 2Kth annual tourney. Casev accomplished his feat at the expense nt Kudy Kuriu-sky. the best guard al the Shore There wasn't any other w a to describe Casev s showing other than In say il was unbelievable He made 11 of Bogota's 13 field goals Bogota fought an uphill fight all thru the second half, as the smooth Lakewood quintet raced off to a 7-2 lead at end of the iiiarti'r and widened the gap to 20-10 at the hall The North Jersey cagers started to pick up steam in the third quarter as Casev sharpened his sights on the basket. Lakewood s margin was reduced to 31-22 at the three quarter maik, and the 1'iiiers lost out when they were outsroied 14-3 m the la-t session Lakewood 's chances were hurt when It lost three plavers on louls in the last canto Blown Cieen-here and Kuritisky in thai order. Brow n l eads Piners Brown gave another brilliant exhibition, pacing the loseis in scoring with 13 points on six denies and a (tee throw Greenhcrg was second in scoring for the Piners. tabbing eight points on two double-deckers and a quartet of fiee throws Greenhcrg ran Ins string of un-missed foul shots to 11. a he connected four out of lour yesterday to match his seven out of seven snowing of edoesilav nuht Lakewood thus ended lis sea-on wnh 20 victories and four defeats. Clipping three trophies in doing mi - the regular season and playoff crowns in the Shore Conference in addition to the Central Jersey (lump 2 The Piners had beaten Mana-squan. Highland I'.uk and Lower Camden Regional in the tourney pi inr to vesterdav Bogota's season's record was IP victories and four setbacks The North Jersey won a state title in 19:15 Bogota, the Noith Jersey chain-P'nn. opened the hostilities when Don Casev convened a foul after Ruriv Kin mskv held him while in a wild sci amble lor the ball Lake-wood quickly took command surging into a six point lead on a side b Bert Wolpin. a lav up by Ken Dolamore and a one-handed push on a quick cut bv .lav Greenbeig Bogota closed out its initial-pei tod storing when Bub Mund.iv pitched in a chanty shot after being fouled bv Dolamore Kuruiskv penaltv ha-ket after being fouled bv Joe Speciale ended the opening siana ami left Lakewood wnh a comfortable 7-2 lead Lakewood s tight guarding in the initial quartet kept Bogota awav from the ba-kct and burned tne North Jersev rageis on their shots from outside The I'meis stalled slo'vh anil nu-scd several scoring opportunities that would have given them a,, pven belter leatt The I'meis were deploviug in their usual man for man defense and deiiheiate otfensiv e stv le ( enter Stores Twite Riovvn tang the gong with a couple of nifties at ihe outset of the second canto, an undeihaud lav up and then a spectacular pivot, to w iden the Piners leatt to 1 1-3 Casev started Bogota off in the second canto, chalking up Bogota's Hist field goal on a fast break Bogota s initial deuce came aPcr II minutes of plav had elapsed Casev and Monday then swayed ihe cotds with penaltv shots to paie the Lakewood lead to 1.1-7 Blown on a lavop and Ca-ev on a long pivot then matched baskets Kurinskv irg-isteied with a long set bill Speciale replied with a penaltv convex, on The Piners closed nut the half with a string of three foul pokes two bv Dolamore and one bv Cieen-heig-lo int lease the Lakewood lead to 20-10 Lakewood continued its sensational rlnse-giiai ding in the second canto, restricting Bogota to two fields goals in the first half Bogota al times, appeared frantic when unable to penetiale the ngid Piner defense Lakewood was exceptionally precise on the offense placing very deliberately and onlv shooting when il had a better than even chance to tally Brown the Piners' great center, slat ted to find the range in this chapter lacking up seven of the Pinets LI points Lake-wood enjoved a 13-8 tnaigin in this second quarter, as both teams increased their tempo of offensive plav . Greenhcrg Opens Second Half tingling long set shot by Gicen-hei g comment ed the second hall hut Bogota responded wnh a four-point aortic---a rnp by Speciale and a long pivot by Casey The Piners came thru with a cluster of five points as Brown found the mark with a shoit pivnl, Greenbeig tossed in two foul shots and Kuiinsky converted one. Casey was successful witn another of his fancy one-handed push shot but Brown neutralized this with a rebound. Casey fired in another long pivot, but Dolamore equalled this with an angle set to leave the Piners' ahead. 31-18 Bogota tightened up the game with four successive points to conclude the third period. Speciale made a free throw. Casey followed suit and then Speciale registered on a lav up The Lakewood lead had shrunk to 31-22 at the three-quarter mark Bogota oiilscored Lakewood. 12 11 in this period, ami gave indications of making In tough for the Slioiv Conference champion- Ca.-ey. in particular, shone for Lakewoiid. as lie accounted for seven points-. Casev Hied In three beautiful one-handed to.ssea during this session. Another factor working against Lakewood was the number of personal fouls being called against its players. KurnisKv. Greenhcrg and Wolpin all had three personal fouls again againsi them. Casey opened the fourth quarter with another one of his sensational one banders from the side Brown tallied on a free throw for Lake-wood but Bogota cut the deficit to 32-211 on a side set and then a one-handed toss by Casey and a free throw bv Kverett Brown then incurred his fourth foul and went to the showers When Speciale inclined his fourth foul. Greenbeig scored a foul Casev broke Ihe Piners heart with another of his special long one-handed shots. Lakewood climbed into a 34-31 lead on Wolpin s free throw. Bogota tied the score on a free throw and a magnificent lap in hv Casey. minor fight developed in a wild sc amble for a rolling ball but the fisticuffs were quickly squelched. Forty seconds of plav remained at this stage Three seconds before the fray ended. Casey won the game with another sterling one-handed poke f rum side Tourt. The box store Roitia i in v:o : ' M.irdi' r Pf.mi'n't lkr9s4 (I i W . p i n ' .! rtr, cr. ' H n r r ( ' n i ; s- t . p , , mrt b ff?ris4 B-'4' I l 14 i I .rtn,-.,1 T M H 3 ",4 Helena' Mc-lrj'vr I"mn i .llic;ft Dumont Loses To Glen Ridge c S'aff Corfftpoiidiil i KL1ZABETH Glen Ridge high school was the first team to captuie a championship in the 2fith annual N J S. I A A basketball tourney, as the Ridgers nosed out Dumont high school, 41-40 in the Croup I final at the F.haheth armory ves-terdav afternoon before mote than 12U0 fans who turned nut for the two afternoon tussles It was the fiist time that Glen Ridge has ever captured a slate crown and the first time the Ridgers have been in the finals since 1!27 Dnmnnt. whitn had beaten Toms River to gam the finals, staged a thrilling fini.h that neailv paitl dividends, and it wasnt until after the final whistle that Glen Ridge could claim the diadem Dumont started the last period with a seven. point deficit but nearly tied the score when Rov Melt alf was awarded two penally shots v. hen he was fouled while launching a poke iu-t as the gun baiked to end hostilities let-calf. substitute f)r Ht Zeltner. one of ihtee Dumont plavers elected on fouls, calmlv stepped to the line tho knowing he had to make both shots Mettalls fiist effort spun aiountl the urn. hit the backboard a ii ft fell outside With the game al-leadv over. Metcalf dropped in his second shot Dumont which eliminated Toms River in the semi-finals on Wednesday, .vas sparked bv Bill Dickie, forward who chalked up points on six denies and three penaltv conversions An Berthnld starred for Dumont in the first half .scoring nine points in the first two sessions and 12 before he left the fray earlv In the third quarter Glen Hitlge shoved off to an 1H 12 leatl in the initial period and never i el inq u i shed the advantage Both quintets tallied eight points in the second canto, while Glen Ridge adtled a point to its margin in the third frame outscoring Dumont. 10-9 to climb into a 36-29 lead Despite the loss of us three key men. Berthnld Dickie anil Zeltner. Dumont staged a stirring rally in the final penod spaikeri bv Dickie, who left belore the end Dickie made four field goals in this splurge before he was forced out Bill Hannemutli. hiiskv forward, spearheaded the Glen Ridge attack tabbing lfi points on four field goals ami eight tree thiovvs out of nine attempts Jack Van Zoeren. Glen Itttlge s other forw ai d also sparkled, bagging 12 points The loss was the first of the season for Dumont. whirh had won iti previous 19 starts, three of which were in the stale tourney. Glen Ridge won four games in capturing the North Jersey and state crowns in Group 1 The box store Mnnnii.'l Vin Z-,in A-ch. on r t'lior g n re !S i VI 1 A A I 4 1 1 1 t ti 11 III 41 nmnl ' Dif. f C.iO f R'r'lio f Zl'npr t Xlr.oir VJ1. t to lif h Millrn 1 t . 1 I II 4U C.itr P,t II I II 4 41 U II 41) Rlft. Ho.i'.nl Ilmor t)i!ii WHO WON? READ THE PRESS ASBURY ii i n i-.i.m,..,,,L, mi hi m, , n IM . ,. . ,mm, .7f lit. fil I (4ft 4:tit t: ft yf4 Tim- viy (uA ijvk ( 17 f I- ... ' ' . - J s, - - , - . t,s s J ' f " '" . .. . " ' , I ' vj St Airborne Grid League Sought PITTSRl KG H .., -A post-war "air-horne" transcontinental professional football league, playing two games a week part of the season, is the aim of a group of sportsmen t epi e-cnt mg at least ten cities who will ga'her heie April 2 to discuss oi g.iuidt ion problems Whether the meeting will result in tentative organization of the plav-for-pa.v loop to lie operated as soon as manpower and transportation conditions permit - or whether only spadework will be done remains indefinite Roland 1) Pavne. Pittsburgh sportsman who arranged it, said .yesterday. ' We may elect officers and draw up a tentative constitution. That depends But we definitely will lav the foundation for the league.'' he said. Payne said representatives from New- York. Baltimore. Boston Buffalo. Washington. San Francisco. Los Angeles St Louis Cincinnati and Seattle, who have expressed a desire to obtain tianihises in the new league, have said the.v would attend the meeting I nder tentative plaits eastern and westein divisions of the league would be set up two games a week would be plaved in the first two months oi the season, and all travel would be by air "Correspondence 1 have hail with some of those interested would indicate that is Ihe type of league they want Pavne said "Of course these tentative ideas mav he changed be-foie we are tuganied. or before we actually can put teams on the field " He said the tw o-games-a-w eek plan was hioarhfd as a means of having each team play all other terns twite once at home and once abroad and to provide the plavers with a larger income when they ate getting paid on a game basis I cant see where it makes ninth difference whether the plavers plav twice a week fi'l minutes each time, or whether thev hold a two or three-hour vt ttmmage in the middle of the week and plav only on Sunday ' he said Pavne s plans for a plav -fur-pav league on a coast-lo-coasi basis are in line with the recent announcement bv Klmer l.avtlen. commissioner of the National Football league, that professional football would expand to perhaps even international proportions after thf war Philadelphia Katies Sinn l'laciK PIHLADF.l.PHI . '. -The Philadelphia Kagles of the National Football league yesterday announced the signing of five plavers for next season Four of them have received medical disthaiges from Ihe aimed services, said Harry Thayer general manager of the F.agles They are Mclvin Bleeker. a fullback from Southern Califrfrnia Toimi Jarvi. 1911-pounfl halfback passing star from Northern Illinois Teachers and Fullback Mitchell Sava. 2110-pound graduate of Philadelphia Olnev high school, all discharged from the army, and Halfback F.d Severs, from William and Mary, discharged from the navy. The fifth newcomer is Morton Young 213-pound guard who formerly plaved for Newark 'N J i high school. Athletic Ds'iYnt ( (riianl iYmc FHF.DF.HIC K. Md . i,Pi Gathering strength as they lolled along, the Philadelphia Athletics defeated the Curtis Bav Coast Guard nine in their first exhibition game. 8 to 3. here v esterday. The veteran Al Simmons, not on the active player list but dreaming of a comeback was the batting hero His seventh inning single broke a 3-3 tie and he drove across another run w ith a double in the eighth He scored twice himself. Three lookies Fred Peeler. Jack MrCillen and Cat I Siheib twilled for the Marks vvilti Siheib getting credit for the win The Coast Guards had a half-dozen former major league players In their lineup. PARK SUNDAY PRESS (THE SHORE TRESS), MARCH 26, 19U by Bogota, 36 x i I U f . ' , - v sf ' --v. , ALMOST Lakewood high schools basketball team almost won its first state championship at F.lizahcth yesterday, losing 36-34 as Bogota staged a Garrison finish Photos above show Johnny Brown '19 . Lakewood center, in attfon In top photo Brown and a Bogota player are battling for the ball Bottom photo shows Brown making one of his favorite left-handed shots for a field goal, i Press photos -Lehnhardi . ,7-sllls Over Shortage of Players Bv JACK II AM) WILMINGTON. Del. i.pi - F.ver since the Phillies made their last western swing in 1943 with a skeleton club of three outfielders, four intielders. one catcher and a few assorted pitchers Manager Freddie Filsnmnons hasn't been worrying unduly about the player shortage Fitz wouldn't rare to go thru that experience again but he reasons it can t get ninth woise unless they change the nine man rule. At the present time the Phils have 29 men in camp and 20 of them are reasonably sure of being available for the 1944 season. Nine are in 1-A and eight others, who have not reported are in l-A due for physical exams in the immediate future or staving at their farm or defense jobs. Dirk Barrett and Al Gerheauser. Iwo of the key men of the pitching staff are in 1-A but have not been called while Kill Lee. the other member of the slatting big three, ts staying home at Plaqueniine. La . where he expects to take his physi-cal within a week. Jack Kraus has passed his exam and is home in San Antonio awaiting call and Dick Carter, another hurler. took his physi-cal yesterday Infielder Glen Russell and Catcher Blimp Phelps arc staying home and Outfielder Paul Busby is about to go Catchers Bob Finley and Bennie Chip liillelders Ray ll.uuriik and Foul Mullen and Outfielder Coaker Triplet! all are present hut their future is ovei shadow ed by I nrle Sam. Fiizstmmons isn't the tip ta j'ol Worried brood over player losses or ball games If he hatl any tendency to mourn a losing cause, it was brushed awny last fall when he hi ought Ins Phils into New York to play the Giants. ' When I saw how worrying about your ball club had affected Mel Ott, I made up my mind." said Freddy. 'Ottie said then if there was one thing to remember about managing, il was don't take the game home to dinner with you. None of that pacing up and down a room for me "I'll take my cue from John Mc-Graw. one of the greatest managers that ever lived. One day he raked 0 Farrell and me over the coals for 4") minutes after a lost game and 1 really mean raked He let us have it Then when we were coming out of Ihe clubhouse we met him at his office door offering us a couple of ringside tickets to tne Sam-mv Mandell. Al Singer light He didn't want to make up, lie hatl just forgotten all about it. "That s the kind of guy he was. He wanted to convince us of our mistake on the field hut when the game was over that was Ihe end until tomorrow morning when you bad to punch that clubhouse clock at 10 a m " Sifjus Contract PHILADELPHIA. (1't - Arthur Sigisinondi. former southern high school outfielder, signed a tout i art with the Phillies yesterday and will report for duty with the Bradford, Pa . farm team al Wilmington, Del , April 18. He Is ID. to 34, Pirates Value Frank Gustine Ml'NCIF. Ind , t.-Pi - If his injured knee holds up. Frankie Gustine will become a key man in the Pittsburgh Pirates' plans to remain in the National league's first division this season The 2.V ear-old Chicagoan. classified 4-F. has a 2fiH batting average for his five years with the Burs and has played all infield positions as well as catch This mobility will greatly enhance his value this year when I nele Sani begins picking off the club's eight draft ehgiblcs "What I want are nine guvs like Gustine with that old competitive spirit to win- they don't have to be great, and to hell with their records ' Manager Flash" Fnsch. said yesterday . With the exception of the catching spot the Pirates are fairly well fixed to hid for another fourth place in the league pennant race or to belter that standing of last year Veteran Al Lopez and Albany's Hank Camelli. the only regular receivers, are awaiting reclassification from 2-B to 1-A. and if they are called. Coach "Spud" Davis may have to be placed on the active list to take over Also 1-A are Third Basemen Bob Elliott, the clubs besl hitter with .315 last season, and Lee Hantlley, former Pirate regular now on a comeback after jamming his shoulder in an auto crash in December 1941 Other l-Vs include Tommy O Hi ten. outfielder w ho posted 310 in Bit games for the Pirates, and three outstanding rookie pitchers -Southpaw Preacher Roe of Columbus. 1943 strikeout and shut-out king of the American association. Nick Stiincevich of Toronto and Art Cuccurulln. 20-game winner for Albany But four Pirate mound veterans are 4-F- Rip Sewell. the 21-game puff-ball winner: Al Butcher. Xavier Rescigno. and 6-foot-9-inch Johnny Gee 2 Changes Asked In Court Rules NEW YORK i -Pi- The National Association of College Basketball coaches agreed yesterday that two rhanges should he made in the rules - 'I i That each player be permitted five personal fouls and 2 that something should be done to curb the goal tender but couldn't agree on how Ihe latter should he accomplished The two proposals will be presented to the national rules com mittee tomorrow The coaches voted by a big majority to increase the personal fouls after it hatl been pomled out bv several mentors that, with the abolishment of the renter jump, several minules of playing time had been added to each game hut the number of fouls remained at four. There were only two dissenters among the 39 coaches on the proposal to curb the big hoys who tend goal Two of those most outspoken for a change were Hank Iba of the Oklahoma Aggies, who has seven-foot Bob Kurland. and Harold Anderson of Rowling Green, whose defense features six-foot. 11-inch Don Olten Three methods of slopping the court giants, defensively, will he presented to the rules committee. They are ill create a special zone by drawing a six-foot circle under the basket or widening the foul lane and prohibiting a player from slaying inside Ihe zone more than three seconds; r) abolish the three-second rule, which Iba and Lew Andreas of Syracuse said would permit the offense more maneuverability under the basket and '3i penalize a plaver for Inurhing the hall on its downward flight Fd Hickox of Springfield college was elected president of the organization, succeeding Fd Kellehcr of the V. S. Military academy l.ulie .Melton in (lump HF.AIt MOLNTAIN. N Y . ITl t'usigned Rube Melton light-handed pitcher, was an unexpected ar. rival in the Brooklyn camp vesierdav He came from ht home in Gastonta. N C . rarrv Ing 22R pnundi and a 1-A draft classification. for State Title Ridge field Perk Five W ins Croup 3 Crou n ELIZABETH. lP) Bergen countT annexed its second Slate Interscholastic Athletic association basketball championship last night when the smart Rldgelield Park quintet took the Croup 3 title by overwhelming Rahway S7-33, in a one sided final at the Elizabeth armory. Ridgefield Park, conqueror of defending champion Cliffslde Park, in the early rounds, had no trouble at all last night, outscor-ing Its foes by 15-9 In the first period and steadily increasing Its advantage. Wood in Lead At Half -Way Mark in Golf Wingetl Foot Veteran lias Another 67 to Leail Field in Durham Open Tourney DURHAM. N. C. (Pi Craig Wood, hot after his first individual tournament victory since 1941. the year he won the national open, shot his sec ond straiffht fi7 yesterday to lead the field after 3fi holes of the 72 hole Durham open. The blond veteran, pro al Ihe Winged Foot club. Mamaroneck. N Y' , put together a five under par 32 on the first nine and even par 3S on the back stretch as he bid for $ 1 .000 first money in the $V000 event with a half mark score of 134 Hard on his heels one stroke back were two other seasoned campaigners. Byron Nelson of Toledo, the pre-tourney favorite who added a 67 to his opening fiB for a 135 total and Jimmy Hines of Amsterdam. N Y' , leader with Wood Friday, who had 67-fi8- 13S. The three vets had things to themselves, at least six strokes ahead of the rest of the field, but Harold 'Jug' McSpaden. the leading money winner of the winter tour, sounded a warning he might have to he contended with hy knocking out a three-under par 69 to move from loth place to a tie for fourth at 141. Hood Has 5 Birdies Deadlocked with McSpaden wete Johnny Bulla, the commercial air line pilot from Atlanta. Ga . who learned to play on courses in thi neighboi hood, and Little Tony Pen- na of Davton O All had identical scores of 72-69 141 Wood had five birdies and no bogeys on the relatively easy fiist nine holes but only matched par on the difficult in nine which was lengthened by SO yards, converting the last hole from a par three to a par four and making standard figures for the layout 37-35- 72 Fd Furgnl of Detroit hammered nui nis seconn straigni ,i tor a m. ihe best among the amateurs as the field was reduced to 52 for the final 36 holes today at the Hope Valley Country club Black Badge Wins Handicap MIAMI Ma. P Abe Hirsch- York Yankees in Atlantic City. The bergs fleet tin ee-v eat -old Black remaining plavers of the Newark Badge shouldered top load on the club and two Binghainton i lub play-weight-for-age scale yesterday, ers will get inlo shape on the Plain-raced to victory over nine older field high school ground, horses in Tropical Park's $5,000 l)e Bleachers Prepared Soto handicap, and equalled the Bleachers have heen metered i track record in doing it After holding his own in the sizzling early slages Black Badge took Ihe lead entering the stretch anil heal I S Gaines Armistice Dav hy a length and a half Jule Fink s Af rican Sun was third farther back four lengths The son of ( ohort ran the six fur- longs in 1 10. thus equalling Mar- Kell's and Boy Angler's course ma,k Black Badge onlv three-year-old in the field, paid $15 60. 60 and $580 across the board Armistice Day returned $7 10 and $4 30 Afn- can Sun $4 80. It was the first start in several weeks for Black Badge winner of three straight sprints early this winter but a disappointment when he was sent out in distance events Ihe colt has been nominated for the Kentucky Derby The ;"ed weight was 109 pounds, but .lotkev Billy Thompson and his gear actually weighed 111 'v. Grasshopper 2nd tarned actual top weight of 118 pounds but on the weight for age scale Black Badge , burden w considerably heavier. The public favorite Harvard Square, ran a dull sulh. finishing behind Gr.sshonner 5H .nd ;,""' " ' Penny. Ford Smashes mates infielder. Record Again ,)oc,t ;,!H NFW II A V FN. Conn OvPfor the Vd second time in a week. Alan Ford. Plfll.ADFLPIII A iPi-Gil Ootids. Ynles great swimmer, raced the record-breaking nuler. and Bill 100-yatd free style in world s record "hlse. his closest competitor this lime of 437 seconds last night as he wmler. have been invited to take became the National Collegiate A. I,ai't in a special mile rate al Frank- A s first triple champion since 13:if!. '"i field April 2!) tint ing the 50lh an- Ford the Balboa bullet, won his mial I'niversity of Pennsylvania re-specialty by neatly six yards, with ,:s- 11 Ininisou Swarts, manager Merf Church of Michigan providing or the relays, announced yesterday, what opposition there was The F.lis' Dodds bellered the accepted worid ace was ofT with the gun. picked up a record for the indoor milp at Chi-yard at the 25-yard turn, doubled rKo last week when he was i linked II at the halfway maik and high in 4 Ofi 4 Hulse ran a 4 Oft mile nut-pressured Ihe final lap door last summer. In Ihe event both By winning the century 50-vard accept. Swarts said, two or three free style and 150-yard backstroke other top-rank distance runners will the latter two Friday night - Yale's b invited for the special event phenoin equalled the "triple'' scored A 'otal of 205 colleges prepara- by Jack Medica or Ihe Lniversitv of 'ory and high school and inilllarv Wa,hlng!on In lfKtfi and bv Al P"' have either forwarded cntrie'i Schwartz, of Northwestern in Ifl30. for Ihe relays. April 28-20 or ac- Karlier yesterday Ford breezed in cepled the invitation lo compete Ihe victor In the 100-yard fiee style - . ,x , trials In 0 512. which was a new ' 'Mlttloor Drill N, C A. A. standard, but pales rum- WILMINGTON Del t!) -- Hon pared Willi last night s spectacular Noithry. the huskv outfielder came to terms yesterday as the Philadel- pppcs- ep vRT. nTerVneth.' C Phillies slaged their first nut- TH K G AME ON rY 1"" "f '''" Mel Ott'sTcst Delayed Month By Draft Board (Hants' Manager INot to Take Test Monday as Paper Are iNot in Fakewoo.l fSperml to Hie Siinduiy PifJ.O LAKEWOOD--Md tt s physical examination preliminary to military induction apparently was deferred Tor one month when Harry G. liecht, chairman of the Lakewood draft board, announced .yesterday the New York Giants' manager would not take the examination tomorrow because his papers were not here. Oil had been classified 1-A by his draft board in Metall ic. La . in January, but obtained permission to lake the physical examination under Ihe local hoard Here he waa instructed to report with Ocean county draftees al Ihe Camden in-duclion station Monday, but llecht. said the necessary papers had not been received from Louisiana. Ott is here with Ihe New York National league baseball club which, is doing its spring training in Lake-wood When he announced his orders for the examination last Sunday, tha managers saitl he was certain h. would pass Horace Stoneham. presi. dent ol the club, said however, there would he no selection of a successor to Ott until it was known whether he had been at copied for service I'uder customary procedure, Ott would he sent to Camden with Ihe A pi 1 1 contingent from the draft board here, having been withdrawn from the March group. The Giants squad was boosted yesterday hy Are Attains, who turned up in time for the workout Four serv ice camp games also were adtled to the (Hants training schedule. They were; April 6, Jersey City at l.akehursl Naval Training station 7. Jersey CHv al a camp on the eastern seaboard. 11. Naval Air corps at Flovtl Bennett field anil 12. Army Air base al Newaik. Bears to Start . Spring Training vr.n illk. i .-Pi Spring training for the New ark Bears of the International league will get under way Ibursdav, when Billv Meyer, club manager, and a group of signed plavers move into Plainfield. Hay Kennedy, business manager of the Newark Baseball club. said vester- dav An advance party, including Ihe coaches and trainer, will proceed to the Plainfield Itaining camp Tues- dav to prepare the wav for Ihe pre- iiminary drills Aianager .Meyer is rypcte'd to arrive at Newark from his Tennessee farm within the next couple of davs Kennedy said He adtled that the Beais' training would start one week later than usual Pitchers Frank lltller and Carl Drews. First Baseman Jack Phillips and Infielder Joe Buzas, all signed bv the Bears for the 1H44 season, now are training with the Nevw seat several thousand people there and a tentative schedule of exhibition games against four mainr league clubs have been drawn up, the first at Plainfield against the Boslon Braves of the National Ikidmi on Saturday April 8. with a return game the next dav at Newark The Bears will nla. il.. n..- Bed Sox of Ihe American league at Plainfield and Newark respectively on April 10 and II and will meet the Nrw York Yankees In a single game on April 12 On Saturday and Suntlav April H an( iB ,hPy will plav the Philadel- phia Athletics, the Saturday game at Plainfield and the Sunday game at Newaik ()n Tuesday. April IR the Bears w III travel to Mitt hel field N Y to engage a service team in an exhibi- tion game Kennedy listed these plavers a. sillwii hy )p ,o n,ll Crnnin catcher. William ,her. catcher. Joseph Dwver out- M,U-r. II, Her; PI age. coach and rrjrf pj,(.hrT. .a(k m ' r",t haseman. John Ragor p Xr Ru dolph Imarata. pitcher from Ford. ham university Charles M to, Ditcher it,.. v ,,. , u P''l"f' H',V f Ja 1 " Pl"oer; Al- '"" "'M. outheider. and Drew, i ne mnghamtnn club plavers who will train al Ihe Bears' camp are John Moore, pitcher, recently discharged from the army, and Victor

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