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The Pittsburgh Press Sports gosh! ro BETTER. OROEO. mv coal. soar op GIVES A SOY A PRE.-VIEW OF WINTER. THIMKIHG OF THE PROS OPu:N5 a EEK F-ROM TOMORROW PAGE 7 PITTSBURGH, PA., SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 1937 PAGE 7 BUGS PEPPING UP! IS IT TOO LATE? 'Ty MO Re OOORH-HEAOtftS S ' ' '-S&IQ;.; ON MY OATE-CIST JJbs ;. And i ll ee ready fi-lx) yviL When Dr. Bill McClelland, the boxing commish, hauls in from his vacation, he'll find a. petition from the town's boxing writers on his desk . . . Asking that they be allowed to handle and distribute their own working press tickets at the major fights . . . They're a little sick of the way the promoters hand out the ducats to every Tom, Dick and Harry to whom they owe a favor . . . Making it necessary for the poor ginks who want to report the goings-on to fight their way in . . . When John Henry Lewis fought Colonello at Forbes Field, one of the town's better sportsmen bobbed up with eight press seats . . . While the journalists couldn't find any . . . But he tore them up and paid his way in . . . It's a nuisance that will have to be squashed long with the other customer-be-damned policies that have disgusted so many customers the last two years. Old baseball men can't remember when the casualty list of great pitchers was as high as at present . . . "Schoolboy" Rowe, Paul Dean disappeared almost overnight . . . And now there is a suspicion that the Dizzy Dean arm Isn't as sound as it used tor be . . . There must be some connection between Diz's pitching muscles and his talking apparatus . . . The latter having gone on the bum also . . . Which is one of the major disasters of the summer for the reporters . . . Bill Kern, Carnegie Tech's new football coach, has refused all writing and radio offers . . . Saying he'll wait until he has something to write and talk about . . . And setting a new record for candor . . . Most coaches have little to say but insist on saying it anyhow. All-St ars and Stuff . . Jules Beck has offered Young Corbett $3500 to fight either Billy Conn or Teddy Yarosz here next month . . . And will get an answer this week-end when Corbett returns to San Francisco from a mountain fishing trip . . . Death of Dave Miller, Middleweight Champion Freddie Steele's manager, may mean a chance for Fred Apostoli to get crack at the title during, the winter . . . There was no soap as long as Miller was living because of a feud between the two ramps . . . The move to pry Steve O'Neill loose from the Indians isn't getting the support expected . . . Theyr rallying around him on the grounds that it wouldn't be right to fire a fellow who did as well as could be expected . . . Cleveland must be softening up . . . They used to tie on the can just for the fun of it. Notre Dame gets Bob Peeples of Oklahoma City, known as the best prep school athlete in the land ... In track . . . He throws the javelin 200 feet, but Mr. Elmer Layden would compromise at 215 feet and one touchdown against the Army . . . Don't pay any attention to the rumor that Gabby Hartnett is headed toward the Giants . . . It's toward an armchair . . . Unless Charley Grimm should step up and make room for him to skipper the Cubs . . . Word is around that Niagar Uni Conn-Y arosz Sign For Return 15-Rounder By REGIS M. WELSH Two nice little boys who couldn't get along with one another after they had had a big fight more than a month ago, yesterday came to the conclusion that they couldn't get along without one another. So much to the delight of themselves, and thousands of fight fans who 8 have been arguing the thing since June 30 Billy Conn and Teddy Yarosz have signed for a return match. It will be fought at Forbes Field some night during the last-week of September and it will be fifteen rounds. After weeks of dickering, arguing and quiet maneuvering, the match was clinched yesterday afternoon by Elwood Rigby as Johnny Ray. i Conn's co-pilot, suddenly broke aown and signed articles of agreement Yarosz had been signed, through his manager, Ray Foutts, la&t Wednesday. Following the victory of Conn over Yarosz here in June, Billy set out for new worlds to conquer. Meanwhile, Yarosz went into semi-retirement as Foutts attempted to hook him up with other topflight middleweights. Conn went to the Pacific Coast, there to suffer his first defeat in 35 starts when he bowed to Young Corbett. All the roseate pictures which had been painted for Billy became tawdry blotches then along came Rigby. Clinching Match Easy Galvanized into action by the acquisition of a new angel. El Ropo got going. He corralled Foutts here this week and in practically no time at all, in comparison with the long dickering of the first match, Floutts agreed to terms. Due to the illness of Johnny McGarvey, the other half of Conn's managerial staff, Johnny Ray was in position to do business alone. It was amazing how quickly he condescended to clinch things. Which means that these two kids, who fought one of the greatest fights in years here in their bristling 12-rounder, have opportunity to do it all over again and settle, if it can be, through an additional three rounds, the arguments which began as the final bell of their other match tinkled. When Conn won a split decision, M-enes unequalled here broke out in the arena. For almost n hour the uproar, continued, cushions, pa-" per wads and threats of flying ami mm Pardon Me, But We've Got To Clean House Again By CHESTER L. SMITH. Sports Editor versity will make it tough for its own league under ex-Duquesne and Pirate coach, Joe Bach, this fall . . . The Bachs are at home in the Jefferson Apartments, just a short pass over the line from Niagara Falls . . . The Pacific Coast League will play to more than a million and a half customers this year ... its biggest season. Green Bay is 2-5 to beat the College All-Stars in Chicago next week . . . Ray Fabiani, the Philadelphia wrestling boss these many years, has been transferred to the New York office by the new trust . . . Seems as though the candidates for mayor are overlooking a good bet . . . The first one who puts in a plank promising no wrestling ought to go into office on a landslide . . . Pirate hopes that Bud Hafey would win his way back to Forbes Field seem to have dissolved . . He has had a sketchy season with the Montreal Internationals ... But Morris Sands has been a riot with Tulsa and is sure to be given careful watching by Pie Traynor come next spring . . . Dr. Jock Sutherland will be in New York over the week-end to help out the Herald-Tribune coaching school. Rooney and Gambling . . Smartest thing Art Rooney could do would be pick out another nickname for his professional footballers . . . "Pirates" is confusing and hardly original . . . Duquesne knew Mike Basrak was a swell center but just how swell they won't realize 'til they get out on the field without him next month . . . Folks who insist on howling because Bill Benswanger hasn't put out big chunks for new Corsairs recently should be told that the Brooklyn Dodgers spent $200,000 the past year ... And are in eighth place! . . Proving, that it's no insurance of a strong club to be willing to scribble your name on a check . . . Bucs will cough up as much as any of 'em if the right lads come along . . . But not merely for the sake of being rated good spenders. Only Y'ankee worry In the coming World's Series will be selection of pitchers after Gomez and Ruffing have gone to work . . . The rest of it will be in the bag . . . Pittsburghers will dump thousands of dollars into Wheeeling during the race meeting which opens Thursday because such carryings on are regarded as being entirely too sinful in our pure commonwealth . . . Galleries at the National Amateur at Portland are the largest in seven years. , Billy Conn Teddy Yaross chairs filling the air. The fight was so close, the crowd so partisan. that a return match was inevitable m view of the rivalry these two local products had stirred. Date Somewhat Doubtful So, now it is on again. It is scheduled the last week in September, but Forbes Field will be occupied by the Pirates, playing St. Louis and Cincinnati, from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3, in the final games of the season. The only date that week in which there is not a ball game scheduled is Monday. Sept. 27. By a recent ruling of Boxing Commissioner W. D. McClelland, there can be no fights held at the ball park on the night of the day there has been a game. This was due to the confusion which accompanied the last affair there In which John Henry Lewis boxed Italo Colonello and only a select few got their right seats. Promoter Rigby will confer with Bill Benswanger today and try to work something out. If not successful in being given a date during that week, don't be surprised if the fight is shifted to Duquesne Garden for the grand opening of what should be an exceptional indoor season. x -' II J S "SSTM Goodman - mm . i Omaha Flash Makes First Title Effort Youthful New Yorker May Give 'Hard Luck Johnny Tough Time By JAMES S. SHEEHY United Press Staff Writer PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 28 Johnny Goodman, who has experienced the keen disappointments of golf and the hardships of life, teed off today against Ray Billows, 24-year-old printing and lithographing salesman of Poughkeepsie, N. Y., in the finals of the National Amateur Golf championship. It was the eighth time the stock-ily-built insurance salesman has sought the title. Since he elimi nated Bobby Jones in the first round of the National Amateur in 1929 Johnny' has returned every year to be repulsed. Goodman, 27-year-old former National Open champion, has been the principal support of his five brothers and two sisters. He eliminated Marvin (Bud) Ward, Tacoma, Wash., up, in a 36-hole semi-final match yesterday. For a time it appeared as though Goodman might again meet the fate of the past two years when he was put out in the semi-final rounds of this same tourney. Last year at Garden City Johnny was defeated by Johnny Fischer, Fort Thomas, Ky., who relinquished his crown yesterday. In meeting Billows today Goodman faced one of the best golfers in the New York area. Billows went to the finals by defeating the placid-featured Fischer, 6 and 5 . Fischer was nine over par in his match. He was In trouble often when his woods and long irons plopped into deep rough. He was seven down at the 29th. Billows, New York State Amateur champion, was three over par. As the match ended Billows hustled to the 30th hole and joined a gallery of 3500 fans that was thrilled by young Bud Ward's spectacular fight against Goodman. The break came in the thirty-second, a par three, 169-yard hole. Ward pulled his iron into a trap and dubbed an explosion shot. He chipped his third eight feet from the pin, but Goodman's drive was 16 feet from the pin and he was down in two putts for a win. It proved to be enough, as they halved all remaining holes to end the match on the 36th. The contestants were physically exhausted. Goodman characterized it as one of the hardest matches of his long career. Ward and Goodman were two under par at 142 for the 36 holes. Ward had five birdies and an eagle and Goodman had six birdies. Eagles Winner Over All-Stars By The United Press PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 28 Professional football proved superior to the college brand in the season's first test last night when Philadelphia Eagles scored twice in the final quarter to defeat a team of Eastern College All-Stars, 14-6, at Temple Stadium.. The All-Stars tallied in the third period after John Hudasky, Columbia halfback, took the second half kickoff to the Ail-Star 29. Hudasky added five more at center and Bill Adamaitis, Catholic University back, slipped through left tackle, ran to the Eagles' 35 and lateralled to Len Barnum. West Virginia Wesleyan halfback, who scored. In their big four period rally, the Pros took the ball on the Stars' 30, advanced to the five and "Dynamite Dave" Smukler passed short to Joe Carter for the score. Smukler kicked the extra point to give the Pros a one-point advantage. With less than five minutes to play. Bill Hewitt, all-professional league end, playing his first game for the Eagles, took a pass from Frank Mautte on the five-yard line for the score. Hank Reese kicked the extra point. Nice Pitching Huh? FIRST GAME PITTSBIRGH AB. R H. 1 1 O 1 O 1 o o i p. 5 1 o 7 3 A . 3 1 O A. O tl O 1 1 1 f 3 1 O I.. Wanrr. el 4 amcliun. If 4 P. Wanrr. rf 4 fnhr. lb 3 Todd, c 3 Rrobakrr. 3b 4 Yoant. s 3 Handlejr. 2b 3 Brandt. b 2 Brown, o 1 Total . 31 1 7 27 VI R. H. P. A. O O 1 O O O 3 6 O 1 O 1 O O 3 O o o o n O 2 O O O 1 14 2 O O 4 1 O O 2 2 O A 6 O O O 1 O 4 27 10 NEW YORK AB. Mnore. If 3 Bartll. u 4 Ott. 3b 3 Renter, ef 3 tollman, p ........ 1 Lieher. rf. cf....... 4 McCarthy, lb S Ttannintc. e ........ 4 Whitehead. 2b 2 Melton. i 2 Ripple, rf 1 Totals 30 Pitt'bonh ooo ooo ion 1 New York OOO OOO OOO O Earned ran Pittsburrh 1. Ron batted In By Todd. Errors L. Haner. Younic. Saerifire McCarthy. Double play Ott to McCarthy to Rartell: Young to Handle to Suhr. Firt base on ball Off Brandt 2 Ott. Whitehead): off Melton 1 (Suhr): off Coffman 1 (Todd). Hit Off Brandt. 2 hit in ft inninm: off Brown. 2 hits in 3 innincs: off Melton. 4 hit and one ran in 7 innincs: off t off man. 3 hit in 2 inninzs. Sarriflre hit McCarthy. Left on base rut-burirh . New York 7. Struck out By Brandt I (Berirer: by Brown 1 (Coffman): h-r Melton 2 (Rrnhafcer. P. WinfT I ' by Coffman 2 (Yeans. Handler). Winning: Billows Meet in National Amateur Final -77 -. ; ir ' : : : ' 'IK ft s v ' 'V! wim i v-.v-' - - '7 ; 1S ;-4l---rTj o - . t iLrl If r - tx ''jrf"- l. -.v- Rav Billows (left). New York's day ended Johnny Fischer's reign as champion, today meets Johnny Goodman (right) who, while "always up" has never "been in" when it came to title play. Pirates, St. Rosalias Taper Off For Contest The Pittsburgh Pirates and the St. Rosalia Preps planned light workouts today as the final polishing-up process for their clash tomorrow afternoon at Greenlee Field. The National Football League professionals and the former district sandlot champions line up for the kickoff at 2:30 p. m. The St. Rosalia crew has high hopes of making the game a close battle. Under the coach- ; ing direction of Father James La velle, Bucky O'Neill and Tom Mona-han, they have drilled nightly the past two weeks in preparation for the game. The squad has its heaviest set of linemen in the history of the sandlot teVm. With husky Joe Cardwell, former Duke tackle, in the hospital with an injured back, the Pirates yesterday acquired another tackle recruit, Paul Tussey, one-time Gettysburg College star. Tussey, six feet tall and weighing close to the 230-pound mark, graduated from Gettysburg in 1932, played a few seasons of semi-pro football with the Reading Keys, and coached and taught at Hollidaysburg High. With Reading in 1934 he was a teammate of Warren Heller, former Pitt a 11-America halfback who later performed for the Pirates. Brute Mulleneaux, veteran Pirate center, nused injuries today from the DuBois battle of Thursday night. Whether Mulleneaux will start tomorrow is questionable. The St. Rosalias plan a starting lineup comprised of Belie and Kelly at the ends, Bucky Wagner, former Pitt star, and Dave Packard, onetime Southern California star, at the tackles; C. Darnell and Gigol-letti at the guards and J. McGinty at center, with a backfield made up of Frank DeCoster, former Duquesne quarterback? Noble and Fowle, a southpaw passer, at the halves and Mai Mohr, formerly oi Wash-Jeff, at fullback. Perry to Assist Amerks Coaching Claude Perry, former Alabama tackle and veteran of many professional football campaigns, was expected to reach the Wilkinsburg training camp of the Pittsburgh Americans of the American Football League today. Perry, who played with the American Leaguers, last fall, will assist Dr. Jess Quatse, another veteran tackle, with the coaching this fall. ! Coach Quatse's workouts thus far have stressed the aerial game and with three sensational passers, the SECOND GAME PITTSBURGH AB. R. H. P. A. L. Wanrr. cf 4 O O 3 O Yaucuan. If 3 O 1 1 O P. Waner, rf 4 O O 1 O Suhr. lb 4 O 1 11 O Todd, e . . 4 O O 3 O Bra baker, 3b 3 1 1 1 2 Younc. s 3 O O 2 4 Handler. 2b 3 1 1 2 1 Swift, p 3 1 O 4 Total 31 2 S 24 71 NEW YORK AB. R. H. P. A. Moore. If 3 1 O 3 O Rartell. 4 O 1 3 4 Riople. rf 4 O 1 2 O Ott. 3b 4 1 1 3,2 Eeiber. ef 2 O 1 l'o McCarthy, lb 4 1 8 0 Panninr. e 4 ft 4 O Whitehead. 2b 3 1 2 3 3 Smith, p 2 O O O 2 Total 3 3 7 27 77 Pittsburgh .. OOO Oft Sftfl 2 New York lOO OOl lOO 3 Earned runs Pittborich 2; New York 2. Error Handler. Three-bse hit Whitehead. Home runs Ott. Handler. Runs batted in By Handler 2. Ijeber. Ott. Bar-tell. Doable plays Bartell to Whitehead to McCarthy. Handley to Younic to Suhr. First base on balls Off Smith 2 (Brn-baker. Yaoshan): off Swift 3,Eeiber 2. Moore). Sacrifice hit Smith. Left on bases Pittshnnh 4. New York 7. Struck oat By Swift 3 (Bxrtell. Dsnnine Smith) by Smith 3 (Snhr. Swift. Vsnirhan). Time of cam 1:37. I'mplres Stewart. Bare and Stark. pitcher Brandt. I.os'nt pitcher Melton. Time of same 1:50. Impirc Strk. Stewart and Barr. sensational amateur, wno yester- Amerks promise plenty of trouble in the airways. Ed Matesic, southpaw halfback who played at Pitt and for the professional Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Pirates; Howard Bardes, Wilkinsburg boy who starred at North Carolina State, and Vince Platukis, St. Thomas College fullback, who was with the Amerks last fall, have been doing most of the passing. Indians Uncertain On Steve O'Neill Special to The Pittsburgh Press CLEVELAND, Aug. 28 Following repeated rumor that a change was contemplated in the management of the Cleveland Indians, Manager Steve O'Neill is said to have questioned Alva Bradley, club president, regarding his future status. O'Neill Is quoted as saying that "Bradley saw no reason for making a change, but would make no promises." German Heavy Wins NEW YORK, Aug. 28 Emile Scholz; 190, Germany, outpointed Sandy McDonald, 205 Vi, Texas, in the feature 10 at Madison Square Garden last night. Tony Chavez, 132, one of the best-looking young lightweights to come east from California, defeated Govan Rhodes, 136, Augusta, Ga., by a technical knockout in the fourth. Historic Hopeful Stake Recalls Queer Quirks of Racing By JOE WILLIAMS SARATOGA, N. Y., Aug. 28 This is the last day the boys have to get the winter coal money at the old course here. . . . , The current meeting comes to an end with a card which features the run-ning of The Hopeful, a sprint for two - year -olds. The Hopeful is aptly named. The owner of the winner usually has substantial reason for being hopeful ,of the fu ture. The race is Joe Williams . won more often by a good colt than a bad one. Several of the winners have gone on to genuine greatness with attendant riches. Regret won in 1914 and the following year became the first filly and the only one in history to win the Kentucky Derby. Morvich, 1921 winner, was another which proved swift and strong enough to take the Kentucky classic as a three-year-old. ' Then Came War Admiral Earlier. Man o War, carrying 130 pounds, ran a smashing race to become a Hopeful champion. It was after this race that Samuel D. Riddle, owner, said, "There's a colt they'll be talking about as long as racing Is run." The passing years have made Riddle look good as a 1 y' Wai tvsBSmdniS " ' 60 Entered In Regatta By PHIL GUNDELFINGER, JR. Forty professional and 20 amateur motorboat drivers were to compete today in the first day's program of the Allegheny County North Park Boat Club Regatta at the North Park lagoon. Outstanding in the pro entries were Fred Jacoby, North Bergen, N. J.; Paul Wearly, Muncie, Ind.; Jimmy Altman, of New Kensington; and Bob Meyer, of Chicago. Jacoby, former National champion, and Meyer are entered in all four classes A, B, C, and F. Wearly was to participate in A, B, and C, while Altman entered in B, C, and F. Frank Vincent, Tulsa, Oklahoma veteran, was entered only in Class A. as was Bob Heape, star Pittsburgh driver, and Eddie Mattis, Erie. Pre-eminent in the amateur list was Gar Wood, Jr., son of the veteran Detroit speedster, who has rung up a series of notable victories in recent weeks. Wood will enter all four amateur races with his lone competition in the complete program, coming from Tom Cooper, of Kansas City. Four drivers are listed in three amateur classes apiece. They are: Bob Rowland, South Norfolk, Va.; Al Deemer, Brookville, Pa.; A. J. Wullschleger, Larchmont, N. Y.; and James W. Mullen, II, Richmond, Va. Six girls and a 12-year-old boy, William Shipley, of Cleveland, are booked for the midget class. The girls are Mollie and Elise Tyson, of Chestnut Hill, Pa.; Mary Altman, New Kensington; Dorothy Price, Columbus, O.;" and Irene and Frances Defibaugh, Del. Wilmington, prophet. They're still talking about Big Red This year they did a lot of talking about one of his youngsters a little thing called War Admiral. You may remember how the Admiral swept on to win the Derby, Preak-ness and Belmont the golden triple of the American turf before he was hurt. Riddle owns the Admiral, too. Bred him in fact. But Man o War was bred by August Belmont. Riddle got him for $5000. Considering one thing and another, including success in the stud, this was probably the most notable bargain American racing has ever known. It may interest you to know Man o War's superiority was so generally accepted he never once paid as good as even money. He was odd-on the first race he ever ran. To my knowledge, this hasn't been true of any other horse in this generation, j Man o War's workouts were so sensational it probably would have been impossible to keep the results secret even had the stable wanted to. Just Racing Luck As everybody knows, the big horse was beaten only once in his life and ironically by a hide called Upset. The race must not have looked good to the officials because Johnny Loftus, who rode Man o War, never ran his full speed from the start to the finish of any race. If this is so, there is no telling how really fast Man 0"War was. Even so, as a three-year -old. he set five world records and broke a flock of track records. He once ran a quarter in 21 seconds, 11 je-XT-':..!., ! -i i i " i ii -"',;-:'-i;"'''"f:Liiyi'nfiffi 1? LI&AfV V. 1- County Net Play Opens By HARRY J. WALD District tennis stars converge on Bridgeviiie today to open competition in the Allegheny County championships. A flock of first-round men's singles matches are scheduled to keep the courts of the Bridgeviiie Tennis Club busy until dusk. - Feature matches send Joe Madden, former .Pitt net captain, against Al Wasel, steady Crafton driver; Phil Pike, talented Oak-lander, against Milton King, hardhitting ex-Kiski ace; Don Monjot against H. A. Beighel in a battle of veterans; Paul G. Sullivan, P. A. A. star, against Bridgeville's Junior McFarland, and Frank Broida against Dave Critchfield. The tournament, with men's singles and doubles only comprising the program, will continue through next week, final contests being tentatively set for next Saturday. A team of six youthful Pittsburgh racquet stars are in Portsmouth today to meet a group of Cincinnati's Junior Davis Cuppers. W. McCook Reed is in charge of the local netters, who line up in the following order: Bob Madden, Paul Massey, Bill Fay, Harry Zink, Bud Hart and Jack Southworth. Six singles and three doubles contests comprise the card. Tierney at Manhattan NEW YORK, Aug. 28-James J. Tierney, former secretary of the New York Giants baseball club, was appointed business manager of I Manhattan College football team today. a burst of speed unapproached by any other horse Undoubtedly Riddle knew he was getting a good colt when he purchased the son of Fair Play, but he couldn't have known he was getting such a sensational one. It so happens that thoroughbred greatness is something that can't be guaranteed. All the purchaser has to go by are breeding and conformation. Many a well-bred colt has turned out to be a palooka. And many a fine looking colt has proved a bitter disappointment, having little else to recommend him. Scores of well-bred, good-looking yearlings went under the hammer here at the annual sales, some of them bringing stylish prices; but the buyers have no way of knowing whether they picked up useful racing tools. All they can do is hope their judgment will be justified when, and if. the youngsters go to the races next year. Always Great Risk The hazards involved are much the same as exist in the purchase of baseball ivory. The clubowner can never be sure his $100,000 rookie is going to be a fine buy or a complete bust. He can only be delightfully surprised when some youngster he has picked up for nothing, say, like Joe Medwick, comes through with a gaudy flourish. The recent yearling sales here de veloped two conspicuous deals. Warren Wright, Chicago, topped the list when he paid $26,000 for a Sir Galahad III colt. Right behind him came John Hertz with $23,000 for Hurlers Show Best Form In Many Months Weaver - Blanton Against Hubbell - Schumacher in Today's Double-header ; Special to The Pittsburgh Press NEW YORK, Aug. 28 It's probably a little late to do much good, but it looked today as though the Pirates finally have come up with an excellent pitching staff. In the last four games a total of four runs have been scored against the Pirates, no two of them in any inning and only three of them earned. Ed Brandt, forced out with a bruised leg in the sixth, and Mace Brown collaborated to shut out the Giants, 1-0, in the opener yesterday, the second consecutive shutout for the Pirates. This ran the string oC scoreless innings for Pittsburgh opponents to 24, which was broken when Lee Handley made an erro? Pirates Recall Lefty Heintzelman Svecial to The Pittsburgh Press NEW YORK, Aug. 28 Pie Traynor may have had pitching worries this season but a move to relieve them next year was made yesterday when the Pirates recalled Ken Heintzelman, youthful southpaw, from the Knoxville club. Southern Association, where he has had a good season. He will report to the Bucs Sept. 12, when the Southern season closes and will likely be used as the Bucs wind up their schedule. Heintzelman formerly pitched for Jeannette, Pennsylvania State Association. in the first inning of the second game. Mel Ott's twenty-sixth homer In the sixth inning of this game was the first earned run against Pirate pitching in 30 innings. Good as is the hurling, the sensation of this trip is the fielding of Floyd Young. The Pirates pepper-pot is flashing a defensive game worthy of Bartell or Jurges anc the Giants were amazed at his skill yesterday. There is little doubi that Young will go on to become one of the best shortfielders in the league. The shift which sent Arkic Vaughan to the outfield figures tc be beneficial to the Pirates. Vaughan seems adept enough ir. the outer regions and Young i: much more impressive at short thar Vaughan ever was. In the seventl., inning of the second game, wher the Giants pushed over the rur which defeated Bill Swift, 3-2, Pe-was all over the field. If it hadn't been for his work in this inning the Giants might have scored twe or three times. Young's throwing Is the best feature of his play, the very department in which Vaughan is uncertain. Pep gets the ball away quickly and accurately. Some of th' Giant veterans yesterday though' his play reminiscent of Davey Bancroft. As a result ol' the even split, th" Pirates held their own against th idle Cubs and the Giants anu gained a game on the third plac Cardinals. Since St. Louis apparently has lost the services of Dizz -Dean for the season, there seems to be a fine chance of the Pirate ; passing them in the standing. Th- Cards still have the two toughed spots in the East ahead of them, New York and Boston. Big Jim Weaver and Cy Blanto-are likely to be the starting hurler s against the Giants in today's double header, while Bill Terry is bank -ing on Carl Hubbell, who worked e ; recently as Wednesday, and Hi i Schumacher, who has not been starting lately. But the plethora C double headers and the ailment ci Castleman has scrambled Terry 'j pitching staff. another Galahad baby. These wer the two outstanding transactions 1.. the sales. It doesn't follow that becauft these yearlings brought top price ; they will develop into better rac horses than some which brougr'. much less. They might conceivabl. - turn out to be much worse. Indeec". the history of the turf is studde'1. with instances which show there i no relation between price tags anc' performances. Remember Phar Lap? Well, it my recollection that his owner, P. Davis, picked him out of a Nev Zealand ring for something lik :-$800. Before the "Red Terror fror.- Down Under" went to an untimel; death he had earned $332,000 ir. purses. On the basis of investmen and returns, this was the best turl bargain of all time. But that's only one side of thf picture which stresses the uncer tainty of breeding. The other sidr is shown for instance in the cas; of C. V. B. Cushman, who paic' $75,000 for a colt named New Broom The colt proved to be utterly worthless. 1 . IT u V

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