Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on December 9, 1948 · Page 31
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 31

Cumberland, Maryland
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Thursday, December 9, 1948
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Phone -1COO for a WANT AD Taker TIMES, CUMUKULANI), MO., TMlMtSUAV, UliClC.MHIilt 1!MS THIRTY-ONE West Coast Gives Citation Welcome SAN FRANCISCO — W)— Citation {? is a magic name in horse racing West Coast turf fans who had only react of the champion three-year-old before, realize it now. SPORTS ROUNDUP By Hugh Fullerton, Jr. (the San Francisco Shrine gnme.;trade statements because he mam-'Micky. Oklahoma Aggies and St.iPittsburgh and St. Louis to fight if-Ic's the first cone!: irom the Rocky jiain.s: "Brooklyn can't win with the Louis to finish 1-2-3 in the national!Champ Marcel Cerdan. Youn? Lcc .'Mountain area to receive such anilineup they have." . Long Island':-,:cage rankings. .. Lee Sain, unbeaten may decide to wait another year ! honor. . . One sinnr:: baseball :nan Claire Bee. making: a basketball'Dor.ora, Pa., middleweight, hns of- forocnst for "Sport Life." picks'Ken-'1'ers from promoters in Miami, before taking on such tough opposi- COLLEGE PARK. Md.—Maryland is again planning a .swimming team, and pending the buildir.s of its own pool will use the facilites of :, Washington hotel. NEW YORK—(ff 1 )—National Foot..„.„, „>...„„ „..„... ball League • magnates, who claim The Calumet Farm's great star they discount attendance figures and caused great excitement when he count only the cash that comes in arrived at Tanforan recently to'at the gate, say their receipts are off only five to seven per cent this season. In contrast, Amusement Eri- make his debut in these parts. It was only a flurry compared tc later developments. Some 12.000 customers saw the son of Bull Lea tow rope his field in his initial appearance last week over six furlongs. Tanforan officials now have made plans to accommodate almost triple that number when Citation runs this Saturday against the best available talent that can be induced to run against him. The •withdrawal of Shannon II necessarily reduced the attractiveness of the race. The Australian runner already had lied the world record'for a mile and one- quarter, the same distance at which the $50,000 added Tanforan Handicap will be contested. Among reservations already re- meetings season, George Rat- tcrpriscs report drops of 25 per cent. last J85 tosses tcrman connected on 23 out of 41 passes for 420 yards and Y. A. Titlle for IS out of 28 and 324 yards. . . Over the season, however. Tittle has a slightly better record, which includes only one interception in his On the .snmr and up. . . While the Oklahoma i afternoon Sid Luckmar. and Johnny Aggies football team is playing JLujack of the Chicago Bears Wiliiam and Mary in the Delta ~ ' ' '" Now Year's Day, the Aggie team will compete in the Susar Bowl Uvith the National League's western meet, an Oklahoma Indian team will! title at stake. . . Also the Giants' appear in the Memphis Carnival Jscnsational rookie. Chuckin' Charily 3 Delta Bowl i bo pitching ag-ninst Paul ChrisUnnn Aggie track I a nd Ray Mal'louf oi the Cardinals. and the Aggie basketballcrs will re- iconerly, turn from an Eastern lour for the i veteran. ' "oppose Washing gin' Sammy Baush. Oklahoma City tournament. Doesn't!Nothing is at stoke here except thai anybody stay at home?. . . All nve: lhc losing pitcher may be humiH- reguJars on the Cornell basketball ; nu > d bv "having a "G" tacked en team, and a couple of subs, belong j n j s nickname. . . Isn't there some to one fraternity. PSI Upsilon. Singular Fosscssivcs Frank Howard, Clemson coach. was addressin a student pep rally gem: ceived are six from New York City, U. nen ] :e came up with this to name the farthest point of inter- .. Wc W JH .t r _ v to win this game. The est. More westerly, delegations will payers will" do their best. We had come from Salt Lake City, Boise, ;somc bad games last year so 'I' had Idaho; Phoenix, Reno. L,as Vegas..,, v^ season. This year we're win- ( Seattle, Sacramento, Fresno, Losi n j n ,v so -y 0 u" arc winning. It looks uame Angeles, Hollywood, and other j like " w j lell t j le team v ins. it's yours way of getting Gene Bearden and Johnny Sain into the act? o—Advantages of Education This report comes without guarantees of veracity from Gib Holgatc. Hillsdale (Mich.l College coach, who likes to tell yarns about one of Ivs California points. Playoff Delays Studies Of "Tuffy" McCorniick BALTIMORE—(,?)—A guy named Tuffy wrote his teacher the other day 'and said he would tic late for school—he's gonnu play football. The guy was Len "Tuffy' McCor- rr.ick, first string center of the Baltimore Colts. His teacher was at Baylor University, where Tuffy is completing his studies for a law degree. Tuffy's tardiness is blamed on the playoff Sunday with the Buffalo Bills for the Eastern Division championship of the All-America Conference, and the playoff against the jand when we lose it's mine." o Onc-Minnlc Sports Tnge Harry Perkowski, young southpaw pitcher wholl be in the Cincinnati Reds camp next spring, not only had a 22-S record for Tulsa last season, but set a Texas League record as a pinch-hitler. Harry made 15 hits in 30 pinch efforts for a ,500 average Ken Terry, candidate for cente:' on the Mississippi basketball team, is Memphis Bill's son and his rival at the same position. Don Blanchard, is a cousin to Army's Doc. . . Speaking of kinfolks. Bill Bos plays center for Kalamazoo college and in the- same league brother Bob is or. the "B" squad at Hope College and brother Dale plays for Alma College. . . Hefty Harry Soykoff, former When the season ended, Holgato said he had definite proof f-hat li:s team had improved during the campaign. . . Before the first game, Shaheen had come to him jayir.g: "Coach, I ain't got no shpi-s." . • Just before the final game, Shuhcr.n n"ain approached. This time he said: "Coach, I ain't got any shoes." Sports Before Your Eyes Since U'.ah was out of the Delta Bowl football game (which is no reflection on Memphis wealhen. ' Ike Armstrong has beer, to assist his friend Jclf - coach the West team for Cleveland Browns for the league title! St. John's (Brooklyn) eager who has —if the Colth beat the Bills. shed 55 pounds since joinin Incidentally, the six - foot - three Texan is the only Colt that owns a horse. Waterloo, Iowa, of the National Pro PRO BASKETBALL RESULTS By International Xcws Srrvlcc ASSOCIATION' OP AMERICA Washington 91, M!:r.icapolLs 83 Baltimore 83. Philadelphia 18 Ncu- York 83. Providence T4 Fort Wayne '0, St. Uuls 60 NATIONAL LEAGUE ITnmmond 57. Denver 52 League, is taking judo lessons Irpm owner Pinky George. That we'd like to see. At It Again Wheii the Baltimore Colts and Buffalo Bills play off Sunday for the Eastern Championship of the All America Football Conference. two of football's best 22-year-old pitchers will have i: out for the third time. . . In their two previous "Ten Great Sport Upsets of the Century" A fascinating feature of the December "COSMOPOLITAN" ... On Sale at Newsstands Cumberland Xews Co.. Distributors Regular $4.25 Popular Brand RU N FIFTH Sloe Gins reg. 3.61 .. 5th 2.95 Popular Brand Whiskey at Special Discounts Popular Brands of Wines COCKTAIL LOUNGE 26 . Baltimore Street "Surely a handsome suit, a comfortable topcoat, a dressy tuxedo or a fine pair of slacks will be appreciated'and used more than any other occasional gift you can get for him .. . and now, thanks to O.P.O. it is possible to get the very finest clothes at a price that will not put a dent in your Christmas budget." 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