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32 pi b d e f h THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 20. 1950 i- Inquirer 3Iachine Gun Camera pictures DOUBLE PLAY BY DODGERS THAT KILLED WHAT PROMISED TO BE A PHILLIES' RALLY After Dick Whitman hit a pinch sinprle to reaches out to tag: Whitman going to second (3), killing Phils' chances at that time of over-start Phils' seventh inning yesterday at Shibc (1), then starts throw to first base to complete coming Dodgers' 6-4 lead. Covering second base Park, Richie Ashburn grounded to Jackie Rob- double play (2). Ball is just reaching first base- is Peewee Reese. Dodgers went on to win, 7-5, inson, Dodger second baseman. Robinson man Gil Hodges to nip Ashburn for second out . before 8450 fans. SPOR TSCOPE IVeale Has the Answers. But Doesn't Know Score For Pro Football's Battle of Half Century Bv JOHN WEIJSTKK HAVING been through the mill, literally as well as figuratively, in these last 40-45 years. Earle (Greasy Neale is a man popularly credited with knowing the ansv.-c.?. The hc?.d coach of P. : delphia's Eagles proved that he did at Mitten Hall yesterday v.xien he was the target for the questions of perhaps 50 hiph iff ' T r-. - Stadium. EARLE NEALE it. No way of predicting a score." explained the Eagles' headmaster. "There are no common opponents . . . we've never played a team that met with Browns. There's no basis for comparison. "The Browns won their league's championship four vears. A team must be good to do that. Also, the Browns had to turn over more than 40 players to weaker members of their league. I know Paul Brown (Cleveland's coach-general manager) still has a strong team, and he's not fooling me if he savs he hasn't. "You couldn't make anybody from Ohio believe the Eagles can beyt their Browns. In Philadelphia, it's just the reverse. But nobody really knows anything about it. I know all our Eagles are eagerly awaiting the night of Sept. 16 to find out who's got the better team!" The Q. and A. session began with Bob Geasey, the personable chairman, planting Neale at a table in the front of the room, ' sitting down ... so none of these questions will floor you." Right off. a demure damsel in the back of the room demanded to know how the famed gridiron mentor ever got a nickname like Greasy. "They first called me "Greasy' when I played baseball on "the lots." replied Greasy, who was born in Parkersburg, W. V. '"It stuck in high school football and that's what I've always been called." ;This disposed for all time of the vile canard that in Neale's younger days the plumbing facilities in West Virginia might not have been of the best. "Kow did you first get into football?" from anether inquisitive . young lady. "I started to play in high school icere just, Greek to me . . . I didn't like a mill. Stayed there Uco years before I got enough of that. Went hack to high school, bigger, older, stronoer than I'd been before. J went right in to play right end. (Ed. Note Apparently this took care of Latin, algebra, etc.) CTTTE DIDN'T have a coach, w making our plays, as well as playing end. Some of those plays would give vou a bie laueh nowariavs Rut. thpv did all right for us. Since I was mapping out the plays, naturally I had to learn more about football than if I'd just been a player." Though Neale was coach-captain-end. he admits he didn't know how to kick a football until the high school came up with a basketball coach. Bo Cooley, from Purdue. The court mentor showed Greasy how it should be done, and "from the 30 yards I d been punting, I was soon getting off long spirals." Much of the Eagles success was attributed by the coach to successful building operations, which began in 1941; the development of the players drafted, and the fact the Eagles always sought 1o draft the men who would aid the team. "For instance, we took .loe Muha, our fullback, and passed up Tulsa's Glenn Dobbs, who was a great passer. We didn't need a passer. We had a better one . . . Tommy Thompson." Yet a large part of the NFL champions' success must be attributed to the team's competitive spirit, added Greasy. He's determined to have that quality in any players who may be added to the Eagles' current strength. "Take Al Wistert. our captain. He thinks 10 times more of the Eagles than he did of his college team. And he was an Ail-American at Michigan. But this is his home . . . and his team." Greasy hasn't, he said firmly in reply to a direct question, any thought of retiring. In fact, he scoffs at the statement of Steve Van Buren, the Eagles' champion ground-gainer, who has said he will bow out after another season. "He says," snorted Neale, "that it's gettin' too rough for him. So I say to him, Tf it's rough for you, what do you think it is for those guys playing against you!' " IS g o r t & College BASEBALL E5TIRN INTERCOLLEGIATE LEAGI'K PfDB 4 Naty OTHER GAMES V. Y. Eqnitable 3 VMUnora Ortrt ki PMC Torrtham 13 Colombia Providence 5 Seton Hall Boston Collr-sr 7 Harvard Meruit Tech 8 Pratt Int. Irw ,V. J.) 2S BloomHrld N. .1.) t.enoir RnyDt- 12 High Point HoIt Crow 6 Brown Harvard F. 2 Cashing Academy Rntrers IS Lehigh Moravian K Scranton Sunuehanna Dickinson Northeastern 5 Boston L. Army 4 ...... . Manhattan St. Joseph's Temple LaSalle Cincinnati Marshall Nebraska Carolina Duke Delaware Grand Rapids 1(1) . . Randolph Macon ...Virginia Military Henderson T. West Chester IS . Lebanon Valley 6 . Swarthmoee 5 . . . Ohio eitate 8 Xavier 3 Kansas State 7 . . V Carolina Mate 3 Wake Forest 5 . . Gettyburg 12 Illinois 12 W. Maryland G. Washington ! . Arkansas A. & M. J. Marshall (J. (.) Northwestern 13.. Kansas it Redlands 19 X.Y.C. 4 rurdne 10 Penn State (Swarth Flon 10 American Intl. . Alabama 17 Vrsinus 11 - ! - ! " j j j I 5 I 7 t 13. St. Peter s ii. C.) Lake Kore-t !ll.) Rockhnrat California Poly Hofstra . . St. Joseph's llnd.) Center) 22 . LaSalle JV ganford ITI. Amherst Mississippi State Haverrora E Tennessee State 10 Kings Colics Highland Park 13 Davidson Whittier 17 Pomona GOLF Delaware 7's Drexel l'j Rutgers Haverford 3 Xavier 19'i Marshall 7' Penn 5 Lafayette 2 LACROSSE William 7 man 4 Rutgers 17 Lehigh 4 Delaware 1 H eat C hester 5 Tale 10 Springfield TENNIS t Joseph's laalle , miliam A Mary Pms 1 trel .. ( temple 4 i wneeu 'i'orietown j Swsrthmore C West Chester 3 Presbyterian vToffard 2 5 sr school sports writers of the area, attending Temple University's sixth annual press conference. Only once did they stump the silver-haired husky from the V. est Virginia hills. Greasy wasn't at a lo; for words even then. No, indeed. He talked freely, eagerly, as a man will when he doesn't know the answer. But he admitted he didn't know the score -vhich will result from the meeting cf the Eagles, again defending champions of the National Football League, and the Cleveland Browns, perennial titlists of the late, lamented All-America Conference. It's pro football's Battle of the Half Century, but I don't have to tell you that! Long awaited and hotly discussed, it is scheduled for Sept. 16 at our Municipal It will be the first game to be played in the 1950 schedule of the reprocessed National League, and Inquirer Charities is cooperating in staging it. "There's no wav of telline who'll win but Latin arid alaebra em. So. I rcent to uork in so in my sophomore year I was if u 3d Guilford Lenoir Rhyne .1 j Catholic I'. American C. .' Duke H Cincinnati 1 ! -Vavv 9 Merchant Marine A. O i Delaware (postponed) Haverford TRACK DUAL MEETS Davidson 10(1 2-.I .... Wake Forest 11 1-3 Missouri Valley fiS'j Sprnigneld Mo.) 67'- heyney (Pa.) 7 Bloomshurr 47 Virginia Tech 73 ij w. L. 55"3 GIRLS TENNIS Bryn Mawr 4 School BASEBALL Conshohocken 10 Berwyn l.a!alle 12 . Usrr .Merion Lafayette F. 12 Blair Acad. alley Forge 6 Perkiomen Peddie 9 Pennington lansdowne 7 Swarthmore Moodrnw Wilson S . . Collingswood Thomas William Jr. H. S. 13 VVeldon Jr. H. S. Princeton F. 7 Lawrenreville Pennsbory R . Florence Sw-desboro JV 7 Clayton JV William Penn 7 Mercersburg A. Haverford S. 11 . ( 1 1 -jr. -olds ) Episcopal Penn Charter 9 ( 1 l-yr.-oids ) Chestnut Kill TRACK TRIAXGILAR MEETS Haverford 59; West Chester 48: V. Darby 3 Media Darby 49'i: Collingdale it Audubon 59't: Pitman 481.:; Paulsbore IS DUAL MEETS Springfield (M.intco) 66 Swarthmore 42 Haddonrield 83 1-3 Moo res town 39 2-3 St. Thomas More 60 5-6 Episcopal 38 l-l Peddie 79 Hamilton 38 Lower Regional 80 Gloucester 28 Wcodrow W'ilson 76 .... Camden Vocational 46 Trenton 71 B.M.I, 45i TENNIS Hill 9 Haverford Col. JV o Lansdowne 4 Haverford 1 P-inceton F. 8 Blair Acad. t Pingry 4 B.M.I. 2 Professional BASKETBALL Globetrotters 77 College All-Stars 4 iPrincefon Tennis Victor T.T.,, , , . T . . . PRINCETON. N. J.. April 19. Princeton's tennis team beat George- " tOWn, 9-0, today. Fusari Victor fWr farkidn By MORT BERRY Charley Fusari encountered sur-nri-insly strong- opposition when the Irvington N. J.) 159-pounder gained! a 10-round unanimous decision over; Joey Carkido. H6. Youngstown, O.,! night at the Arena. ! Thn majority of promoter Harry j Steinman's 2692 paying niests, who contributed a t;ate of $7837, came j prepared to see Fusari bring about a j hasty finish with r'ehts to the head, j Instead they bore witness to a bout in which Fusari punched almost ex-clusivelv to the body. The few rights Fusari aimed at a bobbing, weaving head target either missed or failed to bother Carkido. And on only a few occasions was the lofty Fusari able to hurt his unseeded rival. One of the occasions came in the third when a right to the body caused Joey to lose his balance. As he stumbled toward the ropes, Carkido grabbed Fusari and together they toppled to the floor. DIVERSE JUDGING In the balloting. Judge Zach Clayton favored Fusari, 7-3; Judge Lew Tress preferred Fusari on a 6-4 round basis and Referee Dave Beloff gave every round to the victor. The referee's margin puzzled a ringsider, who scored the contest 6-2-2, in view of the fact Carkido landed left hooks without being struck in return during" the first round. Moreover, Carkido never had trouble landing the left hook at any point in a fight that was to serve Fusari as 'a tuneup for his May 12 Madison Square Garden assignment against Paddy Young, a middleweight with a good left hook. However, Carkido's hook lacked the potency to damage a bigger, stronger opponent. Fusari gained control at mid-bout and then, against a slowing rival, raised his fire above the strike zone to open a cut under Carkido's right eye. DAMAGE NOT SERIOUS The damage which occurred in the seventh round was slight, and after a mild attempt to enlarge the cut with a left jab, Fusari resumed his body punching routine. He found Carkido still willing to punch back in the last round. Percy Bassett, 132. Philadelphia, decisioned Proctor Heinhold, 130, Oklahoma City, in the eight-round semi-windup. For seven rounds, fans chided Percy for his apparent inability to hurt Proctor. Then, when Percy started the eighth as though enroute to a knockout, the crowd pleaded with the hometowner to spare his foe. Aside from losing the fight, Heinhold suffered a badly puffed right ear. SPICER BATTERS ZADELL Charley Spicer, 148, Philadelphia, battered an oak tree known as Rudy Zadell, 151, Pittsburgh, to pulp in an eight -rounder. Referee Pete Pan-I teleo penalized Spicer the second j round for firing low blows. There- after Spicer directed his brutal as-i sault to the head of Zadell. By mid- ! hnnt ihp rmlv finps;t.inn lrns nvpr Zadell's chance to last the limit. He did better. Rudy never lost his feet even though he wobbled often. Randy Ingram, 155, decisioned Ernie Gennelli, 155, a fellow Philadelphia n, in a six-rounder that followed the windup. Harry Hall, 147, outfought Young Roundtree, 144'i, in an all-Philadelphia four-rounder. Arsenal Team Rolls 2325 in ABC Test COLUMBUS, O., April 19. Philadelphia Arsenal scored 2348 and Frankford Arsenal No. 1 rolled 2325 in the team events of the booster division of the National American Bowling Congress tournament tonight. John Quinns 544 was the top individual series. Arsenal-Philadelphia Andrew Schlotter Wiiham Landis Wilbur Thornton John Schoell William Miley 147 161 14:, 148 124 162 ir.H 1R4 145 154 161) 469 l:t4 4S4 170 497 189 482 168 446 Totals 723 804 821 2348 Frankford Arsenal No. Albert Kver 133 130 James Carlin 192 142 133 396 134 468 180 544 157 456 148 461 John Quinn 177 133- 169 1R7 14S 144 Charles McKnight alter Koppe Totals 824 749 732 2325 Galvani, Petway Win at St. Nick's NEW YORK, April 19 (AP. Luis Galvani. 123 U, unbeaten Havana bantamweight, scored a dazzling left-hand knockout tonight over Gaetano Annaloro, 118, Tunis, in 1:14 of the third round of a scheduled 10-rounder at St. Nicholas Arena. In a six-round preliminary bout, Leslie Petway, 124. Philadelphia, outpointed George Sanchez, 123 H, Cuba. Emas Advances CHICAGO, April 19 (UP). Jack Emas, Philadelphia, scoied a third round victory in the National Amateur Athletic Union handball tournament tonight, defeating George Erotemarkle, Los Angeles, 21-18, 21-14. Yanks, Bosox Split; Pirates Top Cards By ALLEN LEWIS The New York Yankees bunches yesterday and thereby earned a split with the Boston Red Sox. The Sox, behind Joe Dobson's six-hit pitching, won the morning game of a Patriot's Day doubleheader, 6-3. but the Yanks exploded lor seven runs in one inning to win, 16-7, in the afternoon game, called after eight innings because of darkness. Ted Williams' two-run homer in tne third inning sparked the box to tneir triumph oeiore 25.425, but it was the Yankee bats which boomed in the afternoon before 32,360. The Bombers, who overcame a 9-0 deficit on opening day and triumphed when they tallied nine runs in the eighth, exploded in the same inning again yesterday. The total of 58,285 paid was a one-day record for Boston. TRADERS RUIN GIANTS The National League's big winter traie exploded in Leo Durocher's face at the Polo Grounds. Three ex-New York Giants Sid Gordon, Wil-lard Marshall and Buddy Kerr drove in eight runs as the Boston Braves downed the Giants, 10-6. The Pittsburgh Pirates took advantage of two fifth-inning errors by third baseman Eddie Kazak to defeat the Cards, 4-3, in a night game at St. Louis. Lefty Cliff Chambers held the Cards to six hits, cne more than the Bucs got against Red Munger and Ken Johnson. The surprising St. Louis Brow"ns got their second route-going pitching job and again beat the White Sox, 6-1, at Chicago. Dick Starr allowed the Chisox only five hits as the Browns backed him up with three homers. Two of the American League's 20-game winners of 1949 were blasted at Boston. The Red Sox pounded 21-game winner Vic Raschi for six runs in four innings in the morning and the Yanks tallied eight runs against 23-game winner Ellis Kinder in five and one-third innings in the afterpiece. WILLIAMS BELTS HOMER In the opener, Johnny Pesky scored one of the Sox' two runs in the first inning, then rode home on Williams' first homer of the season in the third. The Sox added two more in the fourth on two singles and three straight walks. Meanwhile, Dobson had not allowed a hit. But Yogi'Berra broke the ice with a single in the fifth, and the Yanks scored twice. Then Berra's double drove home another tally in the sixth. The 33-year-old Dobson held the Yanks to one hit thereafter. The Red Sox clipped Ed Lopat for three runs in the first inning of the second game, but Tommy Henrich. who batted in six runs, tied the score with a three-run homer in the third. The Yanks took a 9-4 lead before the Bosox capitalized on Lopat's wildness to score three in the seventh. Reliefer Joe Page put out the fire and then relaxed as the Yanks tallied their seven runs in the eighth. YANKS' BIG FRAME In the frame, 12 men batted. Five walked and four hit safely. Helping Henrich on the attack was Joe DiMaggio, who drove home three runs with three hits in six trips. Williams, who walked three times on opening day, drew three more Continued on Page 34, Column 1 Trotters Triumph In Series Finale WASHINGTON. April 19 (AP). The Harlem Globetrotters clowned their way to a 77-64 victory over the College All-Stars in the final game of the 18-game cross-country basketball series at Uline Arena tonight before 7398. The series stood at 11-7 in favor of the Harlemites. Don Rehfelt and 3ob Cousy were high tonight for the Ail-Americans with 16 and 13 points, respectively. Spurned Bribe Bid at NIT, Reports Unruh, Bradley Ace PEORIA. 111.. April 19 (APi. Paul Unruh, All-American Bradley basketball player, said today he received a bribe offer in New York last month during the National Invitational tournament. He said an unidentified man asked if he would like to "make some easy money." He brushed off the fellow and didn't think it was important, he added. Unruh. scoring ace on the team, first mentioned the bribe ofler in a speech at a church dartball dinner in nearby Pekin, 111., last night. He said the man offered to pay $100 if Bradley won a game by six points and $500 if it won by two points in any tournament game. Unruh also told his audience, "It goes without saying that I turned down the money." He concluded, "A very bad situation exists there (in New York) when it comes to gambling." Unruh today confirmed he made the statements but said he had assumed he was not speaking for publication. continued to score their runs in McHale Beaten In North-South PINEHURST, N. C, April 19 (AP Defending champion Frank Stranahan, Toledo, led the field through one of the most keenly contested third rounds in the 50-year history of the North and South Amateur golf tournament today, to survive a series of form reversals that chased several favorites. After the long double-round day ended Stranahan was joined in tomorrow's quarter-finals by. the fol lowing seven: Wynsol K. Spencer, Newport News, Va.: Joseph A. Mc- Bride. Ridgewood. N. J.: Jack Culp, Jr., Chicago; William C. Campbell, Huntington, W. Va.; Raymond L. Pittman, Fayetteville, N. C; William W. Markham, Easthampton, Conn., and J. Wolcott Brown, Mana-souan, N. J. M'HALE, HAVERSTICK BOW Gone were such stalwarts as Richard D. Chapman, Pinehurst, former U. S. and current Canadian Amateur champion; medalist Harry H. Haverstick, Jr., Lancaster. Pa.; Jimmy McHale. Walker Cupper from Philadelphia's Overbrook CC; Harold Paddock, former Ohio champion, and former North and South champions Mai Galletta, Jackson Heights, N. Y.; Charles Dudley, Greenville, S. C., and M. P. Warner, Pine Orchard, Conn. The summaries follow: lotNP UPPER BRACKET: Arthur A. Raffia. Jr., Wilson, ". C, defeated Harry H. Haverstick. Jr., Lancaster. Pa., 5 and 4. Wynsol K. Spencer. Newport News. Va.. defeated Bill Cozart, Ourham. and 4. Billy Joe. Patton. Morg-anton, N. c.. Defeated Joseph M. Batehelder, Boston, 9 and 8. Joseph A. McBride, Ridxewood, N. J., defeated Mi. ton P. Warner. Pine Orchard, Conn., 6 and 5. Frank Stranahan. Toledo, defeated Jacfe R. Peck. Logan, W. Vs.. 5 and 4. C. B. Dudley, Greenville. S. C deleated Clinton McHenry. Jr.. Charlottesville. Va.. 2 and 1. Richard D. Chapman. Pinehurst, defeated George H Fulton. Jr., Roanoke. Va.. 3 and S. Jack Culp. Jr.. Chicago, defeated William J. Walsh. Kalamazoo, Mich.. 4 and 3. LOWER BRACKET: William C. Campbell, Huntington. W. Va.. defeated Jack Hams, Ricnmond, Va.. 5 and 3. John G. Smiiii, Brooklyn. N. Y., defeated Paul M. Buruderfefn. Richmond. Va.. 1 up. Edward J. Neweombe, New Haven. Conn., defeated James McHale. Philadelphia, z and 1. Raymond L. Pittman, Fay-etteviile. defeated Raymond F. Solinger. Nut-ley. N. J., 3 and 2. William W. Markham. East Hampton. Conn., defeated Frank B. Edwards, Spartanburg. S. C 5 and 4. P. J. Boatwright, Aiken. S. C, defeated Harry Welch. Salisbury, N. c, 4 and 3. J. Wolcott Brown. Manss-quin. N. J . defeated Harold D. Paddock. Cleveland Heights. O., 1 up. Mai Galletta. Jackson Heiehis. N. y., defeated Marshall Balenune, Greenville, S C, I up. THIRD ROl'N'D TTPPFR BRACKET Spencer defeated RufBn. t up: McBride defeated Patton. 2 and 1: Strara- han defeated Dudley, 4 and 2; Culp defeated Chapman. 1 tin. ?nnZl2ixyi. thc showers in quick fashion and and 2: Markham defeated Boatwright, and crown defeated Galletta. 1 up. Ursinus Trips Haverford, 1 1-1 COLLEG E VILLE, Pa., April 19. The Ursinus College baseball team defeated Haverford 11-1, today. It was the Bears' third straight victory. The visitors own a 2 and 2 record. Haverford r ii o a e Hurt'e.2b-pl 2 3 2 0 Harris. 2b O O 1 0 O Garrison. ss 0 O 2 6 2 Riche.3b O n l o 1 Broad t.3b 0 0 4 0 1 Wood. lb o 1 6 0 1 Hibberd.lf 0 1110 Chand'r.rf OOIOO Manwll' o O 2 O O Boteler.e 0 13 10 Heberton.p OOOll a-Leadboer OOOOO Lampprti.p OOOOO b-Maroney O10 0 0 Ursinus r h o a Hal ger.lf 13 4 0 0 German. 2b 1 2 3 2 0 Nied haus.rf 2 2 10 0 Young. rf 0 0 0 0 0 Klien.3b S 3 0 3 O 2 14 0 1 Baron, as 113 4 1 0 17 0 1 Weasel, lb Clierry.c Saurnisn.p Walker. p C. Fry OOOOO 1 O 3 O 0 O 1 0 3 0 OOOOO 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 1 6 24 11 6 Totals 11 14 27 11 3 a-Walied lor Heberion in third b-Smeled for Lainperts In seventh. c-Walked for Sauerman In seventh. Score by inninRs: Haverford 100O0O00 Crsinus 53100002 0 1 x 11 He said he received the bribe offer from an unidentified man outside a hotel March 11 or 12, before the team played any games in the NIT. Bradley beat Syracuse. 78-66, and St. John's of Brooklyn, 83-72, in the NIT, before losing the title game to Citv College of New York, 69-61. Later, it lost in New York to CCNY, 71-68, in the final game of the NCAA. Unruh also said that he knows of no offers made to any other players and that he had nqt told coach Forrest Anderson or any Bradley official or tourney official what he told the banquet audience. He said that although he assumed the man was "a bookie," he might have been a prankster. Arthur Bergstrom, Bradley athletic director, said Unruh never had mentioned any bribe offer until he talked with him today, "but he should have done so at once, and I'm sorry he didn't," Bergstrom said Unruh, son of a Baptist minister, "is the kind of kid who would just laugh off a thing like that and never realise the implications." Beat rs Phils, 7-5, as Rally Fizzles Mixup on Bases Checks Fl areup By STAN BAUMGARTNER It took a great catch by Carl Fu-rillo and misinterpretation of an umpire's decision to defeat the Phillies yesterday, 7-5, as the Brooklyn Dodgers won the second game of the series before 8450 at Shibe Park. The catch, the decision and the resultant mixup came in the last half of the ninth and sent the fans home talking to themselves, wondering what hat really happened and bewailing the luck of the PhilHes. Going into the last half of the ninth, the Phillies trailed the Flat-bushers, 7-5, and appeared on the way to a quiet defeat. GOLlAT SMASHES SINGLE But Mike Goliat, who had gone hitless in three previous trips to bat, raised the fans' hopes with a sizzling smash to centerfield for a single. Andy Seminick followed with a vicious, curving drive to right that looked like a sure two-base hit. But Furillo, the Dodgers' fleet outfielder, ran like the wind, stuck out his gloved hand and speared the ball. He ran a few steps and then dropped the ball and thereafter was confusion. As the writer saw it, Lon Warneke, who was umpiring at first, waved Seminick out, but did so with a swish of his arm toward second, instead of in the usual manner to the right. Goliat, when he saw Furillo drop the ball, raced for second, butj was out on a perfect relay from Fu rillo to Jackie Robinson to Pee Wee Reese. LOPATA'S HIT WASTED Thus, what looked like a two-bagger turned into a disastrous double play. Pinch Hitter Stan Lo-pata's single to left, which followed, would have scored the tying runs, but was merely a lost hit when Richie Ashburn hit to Clarence Pod-bielan for the final out. "I called Seminick out because Furillo held the ball long enough for the catch and dropped it only when he started to throw," said Warneke after the game. "Goliat ran at his own risk." Eddie Sawyer, manager of the Phillies, said he would make no protest. "It is a question of the umpire's judgment and no protest can be based on a judgment," he explained. DISAPPOINTING END It was a disappointing denouement, however, to a game in which the Phillies jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first inning on some solid thumping and one in which . they held a 4-2 advantage going into the fourth frame. In that inning, the Flatbushers tore into starting hurler Russ Meyer for three runs to take the lead and then knocked him out of the box in the sixth to go in front, 6-4. Willie Jones made it 6-5 with a homer in the eighth. The Brooklyn victory evened the series at one game each. Meyer suf fered his first defeat since the middle of last year. The colorful righthander with the tantalizing screw ball won eight in a row at the finish of the 1949 season. Yesterday he had little with which to fool the Flatbushers. They start ed out on him in the first frame and kept up . their bombardment, making eleven hits, including a home run and three two-baggers in five and two-thirds innings. Blix Donnelly, who relieved him, allowed only one safety in one and one-third frames. Jim Konstanty pitched the final two stanzas, being nicked for a home run. FOUR HITS FOR HODGES Furillo, in addition to saving the Dodgers hide with his spectacular catch, also contributed the home run m the fourth with a man on base that tied the score. The real hitting giant of the Brooks, however, was Gil Hodges, who made four safeties in four times at bat, including two two-baggers and a home run. Podbielan, young Dodgers right hander, did a fine job. The Phils went ! after him as if they would send him fffs mates conn iDuiea to nis emoar- ! Continued on Page 34. Column 3 I .. Drexel Drubs PMC Nine, 12-2 Drexel Tech defeated Pennsylvania Military College, 12-2. in a game yesterday at 46th st. and Haverford ave. Three Drexel hurlers limited th Cadts to fiv hits. Dick Ross, who went seven innings, was the winner, yielding two hits and fanning seven while, walking one. Hitting star for the winners was Vernon McKinney. Diesel h o e r h Reilly rf Paladino.rf Duffy.ab Ingber.3b 0 0 0 O o Mangan.2b 2 O O 3 2 1 0 0 3 O O O 3 1 0 0 O 0 0 0 1 O 1 O O O O 0 0 0 O O 0 1 o o OO0 Nelson. 2b 1 O 3 3 2 Gilbert. cf 1 0 2 0 0 Brcwn.3b 1 1 1 1 0 O Pa'ta! 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 McKinnev.lf 2 4 0 0 Warner. If 0 2 C't gli' o o Sado'"ki.lf 0 0 Nasseb.c O O Marehittl.e 1 1 Proha O 0 Lux.p O O Folkinscn.D O 1 a-Fl:ck'ger O 1 Traceski 0 O O 0 Tr'novich. rt O O 3 1 Denham.c 1 o 0 1 Ross.p 1 2 1 0 KcmpasF.p o o O O b-Bieotel 0 0 1 O Welsh. p O 0 Totals 2 5 24 105 Totals 12 11 27 10 5' s-Batted for Folkicson and singled. ! b-Batted for Kompass and fanned. ! PMC OOOOOOl 1 0 2 i Drexel 41500002 x 12 EIP aso uwner oavs B an a 'Mistake' EL PASO, Tex., April 19 AP). El Paso club owner Jack Corbett today said his suspension from baseball "was all a mistake" and so was the $1000 fine slapped on his c'ai.j. George M. Trautman .resident of the National Associ itim of Professional Baseball Leagues, today announced the suspension of Corbett for conduct detrimental to baseball. This conduct was defiance of association rules. Corbett last night used in a Arizona-Texas League game Ventura Morales, a player whose El Paso contract Trautman had voided because he said Morales still had contractual obligations to the Mexican league. "It's all a mistake." said Corbett of the fine and suspension. "I completed purchase of Morales yesterday at 9:30 A. M. from the Aguila club at Vera Cruz. Mexico, hours before Morales pl&red with El Paso." Dodge ISaselball NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn, 7; PHILLIES, 5. Boston, 10; New York, 6. Pittsburgh, 4; St. Louis, 3; night Only game scheduled. Standings W. L. 0 0 P.C. 1.000 1.000 .500 .500 .500 .500 .000 .000 Boston Chicago PHILLIES Brooklyn St. Louis Pittsburgh Cincinnati Z New York Today's Schedule Probable Pitchers and Last Tear's Records PH1LLIF vs. Brooklyn at Shibe Park. 1:30 P. M. Heintzelman 17-1S) vs. Sankhead 0-Ol. Boston at New York Aotonetli 3-7 ) vs. Kennedy (12-14) or Koala 11-14). Chicago at Cincinnati Minner 3-l vs. Wehmeier ( 11-12). Pittsburgh at St. Levis Dickson (11-14) vs. Poilet t20-). AMERICAN LEAGUE Yesterday's Results ATHLETICS, 6; Washington 1, night. St. Louis, 6; Chicago, 1. Boston, 6; New York, 3, 1st, morning. New York, 16; Boston, 7, 2d, afternoon, called end 8th, darkness. Detroit at Cleveland, postponed. Standings W, L. 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 2 P.C. 1.000 1.000 .667 .500 .500 .333 .000 .000 St. Louis Detroit 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 New York ATHLETICS Washington Boston Cleveland Chicago Today's Schedule Pitchers and Last Tear's Kecords Probable St. Lonis at Chicaie Fannin (8-141 vs. Pierce 7-15). Detroit at Cleveland lira; t !-!) vs. Wynn (11-7). New York at BostenByrne (1S-7) vs. Mc-Dermott 5-4). ATHLETICS-Washlniton. niiat. to be stayed later date. RUNS FOR WEEK AMERICAN LEAGLE S. M. T. W. T. F. 8. TIs. Athletics x x 7 6 13 Boston x x 10 13 23 ; Chicago j: x 3 1 4 i cCTgland x x 6 at Detiott x x 7 x 7 New York x x IS 19 34 S t. Louis x x 5 6 11 -WasiTgton x x 8 1 ' 9 totals 0 0 61 46 107" NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston X X 11 10 21 Brooklyn x x 1 7 Chicaro x x 9 x . Cinci'nati x x 6 x New York x x 4 6 10 Phillie? x x 9 5 14 Pittsb'fh x x 2 4 6 St. r,onis x x 4 3 7 Totals 0 O 46 35 81 x-Tndicatee no game. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Today's Opening Schedule Toronto at Syracuse. Montreal at Jersey City. Buffalo at Springfield. Rochester at Baltimore. The Pincher 1st In Graw Race Results, Charts on Page 35 HAVRE DE GRACE, Md., April 19 (APi. The Pincher, owned by Henry Hecht, of Baltimore, stamped himself as one of the country's foremost sprinters by dashing off with the $7500 Philadelphia Handicap by three lengths today before 8807. In winning his second straight race ir two tries this year, The Pincher, a 4-year-old son of Heli-polis, sped the six furlongs in 1:10 25. only a fifth of a second slower than the track record shared by Pep Well and Maud Lea. Closest to The Pincher at the end of the swift trip was W. P. Taylor s Magnet, wheih was another two lengths In front of Greentree Stable's Wine List. Seven contested the midweek stakes attraction. The Pincher, trained by George Mohr, was favored and paid $4.80, $3.20 and $2.20 across the board. The mutuel handel for the eight races was $697,770. Red Cornelia Wins $25,000 Jamaica 'Cap JAMAICA, N. Y.. April 19 (AP). Joe W. Brown's Red Camelia, lightly regarded in the wagering, took the lead at the top of the stretch and rolled home by two lengths in annexing Jamaica's $25,000 - added Firenze Handicap for fillies and mares before 24.335 today. Behind Red Camelia came another longshot. Alfred Gwynne Vander-Oilt's Roman Candle, 30-2, with the favored Nell K. from the Spring Hill Farm of Jim Norris, head man of the International Boxing Club, third by a nose over Mrs. Ada j L. Rice's Danada Gifts. Phillies Bowlers Set Loop Record Phillies Cigars bowling team rolled 1208 in the third game for a new second-half record in defeating E and H Coal, 3-0, in the Philadelphia Major League on the Frankford alleys last night. The previous high was the Phillies' 1186 rolled several weeks ago. The Phillies totaled 3305, or within 24 pins of Gaudio Brothers' record of 3329. Johnny Beans had 258: Harvey Detwiler, 247; Marty Konder, 238; Edgar Winchester, 233, and Joe Os-troski, 232. 'My 66 Years In the Big Leagues' By Connie Mack Mathewson, Collins, Cobb Earn Praise as 'Greatest' Chapter 26 DJWN through the years I have been asked on many occasions ta make a selection of those players whom I considered would make the f Teatest baseball team of all time. I realize that in compiling such a selection probably no two big league managers would name the same players. In the following list, which I have made as my choice of the greatest team of all time, I have endeavored to give my reasons for having selected each one. CANDIDATES FOR MY ALL-TIME TEAM Pitchers Christy Mathewson: The greatest pitcher who ever lived. He shut out our club three straight games in the 1905 World Series. Smart as a whip and the most clever pitcher. No batter ever got the best of Matty. Leftr Grove: One of the greatest of left-handers. H won 31 games foe A s Win First BeatNats,6-t Joost Homers Wyse, Hooper Yield Eight Hits- By ART MORROW Inquirer Sports Reporter -: WASHINGTON, April 19. Connie Mack, at the begmning of hit 50th year as Athletics manager, prepared to return to Philadelphia to morrow on a note or tnumpn. Tn A's crashed the victory column before 10,153 at Griffith Stadium to night with a 6-1, eight-hit triumpH over the Washington Senators. I Hank Wyse, who helped pitch th Chicago Cubs to the National League penant in 1945, started the A's toward what Mack hopes will be aa American League championship;. Wyse hurled six innings, and thougn he departed in the seventh, gained credit for the victors'. DOUBLE PLAYS AID A'S With the aid of two double plays, the righthander kept the Nationals in check. After a running catch by Barney McCosky had deprived Mickey Grasso of a home run and Bob Dillinger threw out Sid Hudson in the sixth, the Nats scored. ; Gil Coan beat out a bunt down the third-base line. Sam Dente out-raced a hit to short and Irv Noren connected solidly to right-center for; the Senators' lone run. ' But the A's had clinched the decision. They scored three in the third inning. One down, Eddie Joost the batting hero drew a pass, McCosk connected to right and Elmer Val sizzled past short. With one in,; Ferris Fain walked to fill the sacks, and Dillinger took a pitched ball ori the finger-tips to force in another. A pass to Sam Chapman pushed home the third Mack tally. ; HOMER. DOUBLE FOR JOOST ; After the Nationals had recorded their run in the sixth, the freewheeling Joost immediately recouped. The shortstop banged hi first homer of 1950 into the left-center bleachers. In the next frame, with one out and two on following a single by Joe Tipton and a life for Bob Hooper on Dente's error, Joost doubled down the left line for the fifth run. The sixth stemmed from a right-center triple by Dillinger and a smash to left by Chapman with oti gone in the ninth. HOOPER CALLED IX Wyse was supreme until the seventh, when he walked Eddie Stewart and missed the plate twice on Ed Yost. The A's called upon Hooper, and the ex-Buffalo ace, after completing the task of walking Yost, filled the sacks with two out by issuing another walk before retiring the side. Hooper also passed two with on gone in the eighth, only to leave? both runners frustrated. In the ninth he yielded a smack to Sam Mele and a double to Coan, again to build the Senators up for a letdown. Hooper was just tantalizing the Nats..' ATHLETICS 8. Ati. ab. .222 4 Joot. as McCosky, If a -Moses, If Valo, rf Fain, lb Dimmer. 3b Chapman, cf Snder, 2b Tipton, e Wyse. p Hooper, b rbi. 2 O O 1 0 1 1 2 0 H 1 1 2 2 S 0 3 1 O .500 .000 .200 .125 .286 .250 .14:1 200 -( 1 -Oi -(0-0) Totals :15 g ; WASHINGTON SENATORS B.Av-. ah. r. rhl. o A n o o ft ft Coan. If - Dente, ss Noren, ef .500 ,300 .33:1 Robinson, lb .250 Stewart, rf .333 Tost, 3b .286 Koiar. 2b .375 Grasso. e .000 Hudson, p (0-1 ) t-Robertson .000 Weitt. (0-0 e-Mele .667 Totals 33 1 27 a-Ran for MoC'osky in 7th. It-Walked for Hudson in 7tb c-Beat oat a. bit for Weik In 9tb. ATHLETICS 00300ft! I Hasbinrton 00000100 Two-base hits Yost. Joost. Coan. Three-base bit nilllnrer. Home run Joost. roubl plays Joost. Sudor and Fain: Yost. Robinson and Yost: Dilltnirer. Suder and Fain. Left on base Athletics 11. Wasblmton 10. Bases on balls Hudson 8. Wyse 2. Hooper 3. Strikeoata Hudson 3. Hooper 2. Hits Off Wyse. 6 in K inninrs (none out in 7th ): Hooper, 2 in 3; Hudson. 4 in 7; Welk. 4 in 2. Hit br pitcher By Hudson IDillinrer). Winninr pitcher Wyse Losing pitcher Hudson, empires Rommel. Paparrlla and Hubbard. Time 2:24. Attendance 10.153. -Ratting ayerare 1930. 65 by Sam Snead Ties Record for Ala. Course GADSDEN, Ala., April 19 (API. Sam Snead, White Sulphur Spring. W. Va., tied the course record with a six-under 65 today to lead his team to victory in a best-ball exhibition. Snead and Eddie Miller, Gadsden pro, defeated Cary MiddlecofT, Or-mond Beach, Fla., and Dick Cline, Gadsden, 2 and 1. MiddlecofT had 67, Miller 70, Cline 74. Porterfield Idle BOSTON, April 19 (UP). Bob Porterfield, New York Yankee right hander who was hit on the left shinbone by one of Bobby Brown's line drives while pitching in batting-practice yesterday, will be idle four days, trainer Gus Mauch said today. Mauch said X-rays showed no fracture and that Porterfield had discarded his crutches. us in 1931 and lost only four. He took his time pitching, but he sure wa, fast with the ball. Gabby Hartnett. the Cub's catcher, said this about. Lefty: "How can you hit the guy when you can't see him?" And Hartnett fanned every time at bat. Walter Johnson: Fastest righthander that ever lived. With any other club, Walter would have had even a greater record. He was past his peak when the Senators finally got into the World Series; but he was the best right-hander for a good 10 years. Cy Young; : Pitched more games than any other pitcher. He was in game for 23 years and always good. He didn"t have a great curve ball but certainly made the most of wha he had. ; Catchers Mickey fiery and Cochrane: Mickey wai fearless. Great receiver Continued Pare M, CthtM 4

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