Altoona Mirror from Altoona, Pennsylvania on May 3, 1930 · Page 14
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ttOONA-WILLIAMlBMis •it -^^w^if^^j ff_S A,, ....,'i S.1-' ..<A->..i-. JU83t.i.. .^J. Baseball team Be* Soaring Spring 12 to Ll < While Williamsbtirjt Odtmts 16-3 Decision on ^M&rti&stmrg Field. Scores. ''' Altoona, 12; Roaring Spring, S. Williamsburg, 16; Martlnsburg, 3. ' Standing. W. L,. Pet. Altoona 6 0 1.000 Wilhamsburg '6 1 .857 Sonling Spring 3 4 .428 Cl«>sburg 2 3 .400 Martinsburg 1 5 .167 Morrison Cove 0 5 .000 tiamen May 6. • Roaring Spring at Cove High. , Martlnsburg at Altoona. Claysburg at Williamsburg. Altoona and Willlamsburg High baseball teams continued their winning ways in the Blair County High Baseball league yesterday both teams taking double-score victories, Altoona l&nding the sixth straight win as Williamsburg got the sixth win in seven (Starts. Altoona performed at Roaring Spring and trailed for a couple of innings but hammered out 7 runs in the sixth in- talng to cinch the 'Victory. Bud Weld did the chucking serving the full nine innings and while he was hammered hard the springs team failed to score after the fifth round. Butler of the springs hit a pair of triples and a single. Myers of centerfield had 5 hits in a row setting a new Blair league record for the season. The Springs led 3-0 in the third and had the game 5-3 to end the first round. After that Altoona was on top. Willlamsburg traveled to Martlns- burg to score a 16-3 win over the home team Martlnsburg's errors spoil- Ing some fine features of the home .club. Roush, Williamsburg hurler, allowed but 4 hits. Lineups: Altoona High— AB. H. H. O. A. E. Alt'ier, If.'. 4 1 1 .0 0 0 Rush, 3b 5 1 32 0 0 TO SPEAK HERE. Lane, ss 5 Markle, Ib 5 2 2 2 2 Beckel, rf 5 0 1 000 6 0-0 000 Replogle, 2b 4 1 1 2 1 1 Lobre, cf 3 2 3 1 0 0 Cipriano, c 4 1 2 12 1 0 Weld, p 4 , Kenner, If 2 1002 1 1 1 0*0 Totals 41 12 16 24 4 1 Bearing Spring— AB. R. H. O. A. E. Walters, ss. 5 0 1 1 2 0 L. Heuston, If 321 10 0 Butler, Ib 5 2 '3 10 0 0 Bowers, c 4 0 0 9 1 0 J. Heuston, 3b 4 1 1 1 1 1 Thompson, 2b 2 0 1 2 1 0 Gower, rf -4 0 1 0 0 0 Myers, cf 5 0 5 00 1 Burkheimer, p 3 0 1 0 0 0 Lower, 2b 2 0 0 0 0 0 Totals ............. 37 5 14 24 5 2 Altoona 000 127 20—12 Roaring Spring 012 020 00— 5 Two base hits, Rush, Walters. Three base hits, Rush, Lobre, Butler 2. Sacrifice hits, Rush, Cipriano. v Stolen bases. Lane 3, Lobre 2, Markle. Re'p- • logle 2. Bases on balls, off Weld 3, Off jJerkbelmer 4. Umpire, Butler. • MartlnsburR Hi— ,AB. R. H. O. A. E. McGraw, If ...3 00001 Mentzer, If 4 0 0 0 0 1 Wareham, c. 4 0 '2 8 2 2 Keasey, cf. ss., p 4 01123 ^S4pes..p.-rss 4 0 0 1 1 0 t artman, 3b -.4 1 0 2 3 2 one break,'2b. ........ 3 11111 iBurket, ss., J cf. ........ 4 00 113 '"•KensJnger, Ib 2 1 010 0 1 Zook, rf 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 Shubert, p 0 00000 Totals 33 3 4 24 10 14 , •WilUamitburc HI—AB. R. H. O, A. ^. Hoover, c '. 5 2 0 7 1 0 G. Campbell, 3b 5 01 0 3 1 Whittaker, ss 3 3 1 0 1 4 E: Campbell, Ib 5 4 3 12 0 0 Shultz. 2b 5 2 1430 Snare, if 4 2 2 1 0 0 Franks, rf 4 1 3 0 1 0 Sollenberger, cf. ' 4 2 3 0 0 0 Roush, p. 402021 BOB HIGGINS Newly appointed football conch at Pcnn Stnto will speak at the father-son banquet of the Altoona "V" HI-V club on Friday evening, May 9, being secured by Addlsnn H. Pohlc of Die local clubs. The affair will be held In the association rooms. TO JOIN THE MAJORS QUALIFY > AS REAL GOOD PlKST BASEMAN MAJOR LEADERS. (By United Presa.) • The following figures, compiled by the United Press, include games of Friday, May>2: Leading; Hitters. Players and Club . G. AB. R. H. Pet. P..Waner, Pirates . 14 52 13 26 .500 Stephenson, Cubs 12 39. 7 18 .426 Flowers, Robins... 13 53 10 24 .453 Cissell, White Sox. 11 47 12 21 .447 Fisher, Cardinals.. 15 54' 10 24 .444 Comorosky, Pirates 14 54 14 24 .444 Home Itun Sluggers. Jackson, Giants; Klein, Phillies, 5; Simmons, Athletics; Herman, Robins; Hartnett, Cubs; Wilson. Cubs; Reynolds, White Sox, 4. Most Hits. P. Waner, Pirates, 26; Flowers, Rob- Ins; Fisher, Cardinals; Comorosky, Pirates; Frederick, Robins, 24. Runs Batted In. Simmohs, Athletics, 23; Herman, Robins; cSronin, Senators, 78; Fisher, Cardinals, 17; Comorosky, Pirates, 16. Runs Scored. Bishop, Athletics, 17; Simmons, Athletics, 16; Myer, Senators, 15; Rice, Senators; Comorosky, Pirates, 14. FIGHT RESULTS. (By United Press.) CEDAR RAPIDS, la., May 3.—Jack McCarthy, Chicago/ -won a decision over Johnny Fulton, Cedar Rapids, in the ten round main bout of a boxing bill here last night. The' men are lightweights. SAN FRANCISCO, May 3.—Andy Divodi, 143%, of Brooklyn, knocked out Frankje Stetson, 143, of'San Francisco, in the tenth and final round of the main event of a'boxing card here last night. PITTSBURGH, Pa.,- May 3.—Farmer Joe Cooper, Terre Haute, Ind., easily won from Harry Kid Wallace, Philadelphia 142 in 10 rounds; Ted Yarosz, Pittsburgh, 147, defeated Joe Carelli, Pittsburgh 156% six rounds; Johnny Warner, Clairton, Pa., 122, defeated Sammy Paris, Pittsburgh 124%, six rounds; Gyspy Kid, Beaver Falls, 118, won on a technical knockout from Jimmy, Thomas, Pittsburgh, negro, , 118%, two rounds, ' ' By JOHN B. FOSTER NEW YORK, May 3.—Those of the 'younger generation of ball players who aspire to play first base\ should dig in deep in this year ami : make the best of every opportunity. This season of 1930 Is not very old, o^ly a folft- night in fact, but it has shoWn'a great need for more and better first basemen. The first base problem began to aa- sert itself in spring training. ' Cleveland for instance, was roundly handicapped by not having Fonseca Ih his best form. No more conscientious player lives than Fonseca. Scarlet fever told heavily upon him in the winter. In spite of It he reported iff his team at New Orleans. ;He Was n6t strong enough but he insisted he was.' He has been injured again and it is fortunate that Cleveland has Morgan. He can play first, although he cannot bat as well as Fonseca batted in 1929.. The Boston Americans have two first basemen, Todt and Sweeney. Both can play first as far as catching the hall Is concerned, but Todt, never too fast a runner, Is slowing down. Sweeney does many things well. However, he Is not likely to be the leading first baseman of the American league. Neun Is holding up better for the Boston Nationals than the American league managers thought he would. When Moriarty managed.Detroit Neun played first base one season with such dash and vim that he was nominated to, be the successor of Hal Chase. The next year he fell back into a jog, Brooklyn will have to get a high class first 'baseman sooner of later. Bissonhette threw aWay me«l Of hi* chance to lead the first baseftrtin by not applying himself fo th« itady bf his own weaknesses. No*, he Is getting to the place where he will nbt be excused on the ground of youth. The first base Issue on other teams Is interestingly interrogative. Qehrlg of the Yankees plays; with Strength 1 and abundant animal spirits, yet He let down In 1929 with such rapidity that nis playmates Were aftirtled, Terry has improved With the (Slants. Foxx is hardly on his Way tag. yet for the Athletics. No first baseman can compare with Judge of Washington year in, and year out; He has been counted out more than orlce, but he refuses to take the count. However he has been a long time at it and Wash* ington will need a change. The scouts who put their thumbs down against Suhr of Pittsburgh were too finicky. H"6 may lack some qualities but he lias been a winning ball player from the time he began. < Alexander plays first better for Detroit, but wifl never play it faster. Clancy is a capital kid for the White Sox, yet Shires should be better. Sometimes it seems as if a change would tto Bottomley good. ,He has grinned too long on the west shore of the Mississippi river. There is also Kelly of Cincinnati, the biggest man playing first. He may get too big. In a year or so there will be a mad scramble for first basemen. The young men who would join the major leagues should take notice. WORKS BALL TEAM READY FOR START ,- • <• " The Altoona Works baseball team is all set to open the 1930 season at the Cricket fleld today, the Johnstown, Middle Atlantic league' team arriving at noon today to combat the Pennsy system champions at 3 o'clock. A street parade, .led by the Altoona Works band, was planned for 1.15 o'clock, the band and players .to travel over the principal avenues. At the field a flag raising was scheduled' for 3 o'clock. Johnstown walloped the St. .Francis college team on Thursday scforing 15 runs as three hurlers 1 Were tried out. The Johnnies will likely use Sweeney, Keppler and Galehouse on the peak today. Altoona has Lefty Grove 'ready to start with Moe Roberts and Hen Leasure available for reserve duty. Works. Manager F. G. Grlmshaw Is to toss out the first ball with Louie Porta all set to.make the catch. Mike McNally and Dyke Stevens will do the officiating. Heck Weller and Guy Coffman will be among those present to assist in the opening day program. E.' G. Harf, Pennsy patrolman, will be in charge of the fleld. ' The Works and Johnny teatms will iilay a game tomorrow afternoon on the Crystal Beach grounds, Johnstown. HAVE BIG. 2ND ROUND. CINCINNATI, May 3.—Scoring 7 runs in the second inning the Cincinnati reds beat the New York Giants yesterday final score 9-8. Terry hit a homer in the ninth inning. Ten two- baggers and two triples also featured the game. Score; New York 200 004 002—8 17 2 Cincinnati 072 000 OOx—9 16 0 Fitzsimmons, Judd, Walker, Parmelee and Hogan. Rixey, Frey, Donohue and Sukeforth. Totals • 39 18 16 24 11 p Williamsburg 3 1 0 1 3 Williamsburg 310 134 04—16 Hartinsburg 001 101 00— 3 Two base hits, Bonebreak, K. Campbell.. Three base hit, E. Campbell. Home run, Sollenberger. Left on bases, Martlnsburg 8, Williamsburg 6. Struck out, by Sipe 3,,Keasey 2, Shubert 0, Roush 6. Stolen bases, Franks, ^Whittaker, McGrW, Hartman. Pitching record, Sipe, 5 2-3 innings, 12 runs, B hits-, Keasey 2 innings, 4 runs, 5 hits; Shubfert 1-3 inning, 6 run, 2 hits. Rouab 8 innings, 3 runs, 4 hits. Time 2.15. Umpre Straesser. Scorer, Barley. . .. * AGAIN BEAT DETROIT. PHILADELPHIA, May 3/—The athletics again hammered Detroit hurlers and won yesterday 9 to 4, Bing Miller getting 4 hits and Jimmy Foxx three. . Robe Walberg pitched his .third win of the season, Fothergill getting to him for S hits. Four hits came in the eighth. Lineups: Detroit— - AB. R. H. O. A. E. Rice, rf 5 1 1 3 0 0 Qehringer, 2b 4 0 0 2 3 0 McManus, 3b 3 0 1 2 2 0 Alexander, Ib 3 1 1 6 1 0 Fbthargill, If 4 2 3 3 0 0 Stone, cf 401300 Rogell, SB 400120 Hargrave, c 401-310 Whitehill, p 2 0 0 0 1 0 Herring, p 1 0 0 1 1 0 Uhle, x 1 0 0 o 0 0 Totals 35 4 8 24 11 0 xBatted for Herring in 9th. (•hiladelphla— AB. R. H. O. A. E. Bishop, 2b 2 1 0 a 0 0 Haaa, cf '.'..... 5 1 2 6 0 0 Cochrane, c 4 1 1 7 0 0 Simmons, If 4 3 2 2 o u Fqxx, Ib 4 2 3 8 0 0 Miller, rf 4 1 4 1 0 0 DyJtes. 3b 301010 Boley, bB 5 0 1 0 3 0 Wallierg, p 300000 ToUla •. 34 8 14 27 4 0 Detroit ' 000 000 180—4 Philadelphia 201 024 OOx—a \ Hun; batted in, Hurgrave, Fother- Kill, Stone 2, Miller 4, Dykeu, Simmons J, Foxx, Walberg. Two base hits, Miller S, Simmon*, Boley, Hai-gruve, FothecgUl 2, Stone. Three base him, Bimmooa, Fothergill. Stolen baae Foxx. Sacrifices, Miller, Oochrane. Double piny*, Alexander, Rogell and Alexander. Left on bases, JJutruil 6, Philadelphia 11. Bate on balls oil Wbitehill 5. off Herring 2, nil Walberg 2. Struck out, by Whitehill 1, by Wal- bertf 6. HlU, oft Whitehill y in & in- Cings (none out in 6lh>; aft Herring 4 m 4. Hit by pitcher, by Whitehill (KUhop). Wild pitch, Walbug. Losing pitcher, Whitehill. (Jirpne.s. Hiide- btund, Oraibby and Guliirie. Time, To Muse and Amuse By SPOUTS EDITOB The Coupon A. C. baseball team Jjiut bueu icuiganuud lor the Jta.-un Hud tUe club It gpeu for ^anueti v.uh iu Alluona and Blair count.t * me .v-.ktu to communicate lit OUC* with Muua^ej WllliJUu Bob- hUtt *1 CVUJ>VJJ JW UulCB. Busy Prospect Hill The top of the hill on the Bast Side, known as Prospect hill, is going to be a real baseball center during'the coming season and the city parks and playgrounds commission has alloted certain dates to teams on the field. There'll be baseball every evening during the twilight season and there'll be a game every Saturday. In addition youngsters will have the ball lot during morning and afternoon hours. The Altoona Merchants team, playing independent ball, will use the Held every Tuesday and Wednesday evening. The Whippets have the Held every Tuesday. The Civic-Mercantile league Is assigned' each Thursday while the Fourth Ward gets the lot for a game every Friday. Saturday dates are reserved and teams will be taken care of in the order that they are received. No one team can monopolize the fleld any Saturday date. All teams will share in the grounds. The Whippets are a C-M league entry and as far as possible the team will play all thelp league bookings on the Tuesday date alloted to them at Piwspec-t Hill. Altoona High is using the Held every day since the season opening but the High team will be off the lot before all uther teams are ready for their weekly schedule. liaretuwu High Cuucli Tlu school board at Roaring Spring pleased the athletic fans and students at a meeting this week by voting to go in for athletics in a big way and Roaring Spring High will take its place on the sport map after a few yearn of hit-or-mlss athletics. Homing Spring elected Charley Engles as the coach of athletics starting in September 18aO and his nrst duty will be to organize a football team. A schedule will be framed at once. The Springs were without the grid game for several years. Engles is an all around athletic star and he comes from Western Maryland college, Westminster, Md. He is tutored by Dick Harlow, master coach, and he i» an all around athlete starring in football, basketball and baseball. Engles played twice in Altoona during his football career at Western Maryland being the ulttssy right end on tht Harlow championship teams. He showed here against St. Francis college. Sport Jans will be glad to welcome K'juring r Spring High into the athletic ilelu ainoij^ :i*j|ioiajstic teai/is. JJivibluii liuu.v iii Spurt A n purl ',n athletics, during the v.-int<-r (Hnipdi^n. 1ms just been compiled I'n the Middle Division pieskleU uo.vJ by Clerics U. McCurdy as cluwr-' man and tfie M. D.'s were real active in eastern Pennsylvania division, Eastern region and system programs. Altoona employes took titles in bowl-Ing, girl single tenpins, girls tenpin team, doubles tenpins, five man ducks, doubles in ducks, five girl duckpins, pool, rifle, senior and junior basketball, 126 pound wrestling, and senior boxing. In the Eastern Penn division Altoona won men's bowling, girls team and single tenpins, two man ducks, single ducks, girls duckpins, pool and rifle. In the Eastern region the bowlers again won first, with the girls slng-le tenpin entry, men's duckpin singles, girls team duckpins, girls single in ducks, the rifle team all winning their events. For the system meet the Middle Division won one title, Peck Confer winning the heavyweight wrestling title and second in the heavyweight boxing. Altoona won the 112 pound senior boxing and was second,, in 126- pound wrestling. The bowlers took second in the team events. Duckpin girls got third in singles and fourth in the team event. Things You Should Know That when Mike Orlando, new Penn central second Backer clouted the ball all over the lot at Juniata college last week ... he was celebrating . . . for Mrs. Orlando presented him with a tine baby boy the same day . . . the' new arrival doing nicely at the Altoona hospital . . . the Orlando family recently moved here from Newcastle. Errors sometimes creep into the sport records but they don't get very far until they are corrected . . . showing that the fans are right on the job in reading the Mirror pages . . . and Williamsburg-Martinsburg were mixed up this week as to home pairings in the Blair league and every county manager was on the job asking why. Tom Yingling, veteran ball player, straps on the windpad and mask for his first umpiring job today . . . and next Saturday George Homer, another well known player, will make hi« bow as an umpire . . . and all fans are hoping the pair have luck galore. Out Martinsburg way Burgess C. Guy Barley, baseball fan, tosses out the first ball for the Blair opening today . . . and he is scheduled for an address prior to game time. Roaring Spring advices indicate that if George L. Horner, Blair League umpire, runs up against any knotty problems of the diamond that he cannot handle while officiating, it will be because there is no rule governing the play. . . . George, former popular Roaring Spring player, has already digested the contents of a Reach and a Spalding. and is said to have grown so fond of rules, that he is now intent on studying the bridge: Jules. , WEAK TEAMS YEAR AGO SHOW STRONG By JOHN B. FOSTER (Copyright, 1930, by Altoona Mirror.) NEW YORK, May 3.—One year ago today the • major league knights groomed their fiery chargers and set their lances for the first intersectional jousts of the 1929 baseball season. East invaded west and west came east for the strife. But this year, some\how, this seem different. Some of the knights have found new strength and new steeds, while others appear spent and their chargers .blown. When the leagues swapped ends in 1929, the western National league teams came east and the eastern American league teams went west. This year the order is reversed. There is also something to be said about the standing of the teams. With the big pilgrimage under way this year, many of last year's downs are up and many ups are down. In the National league the teams that are not doing so well as they did a year ago are Boston, Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Philadelphia, while New York, Pittsburgh and Brooklyn are higher in percentage the solid gains to date have been made by the Giants and the Pirates. . In the American league, the- St. Louis, New York, Philadelphia and Detroit teams have failed to come up to their marks of a year ago, while there has been Improvement by Washington, Cleveland, Chicago and Boston. The biggest crash Is that of the Yankees, who have skidded all the way from a standing of .600 a year ago to .250 today. The world's champion Athletics are apt to straighten out and move along better, but the team is laboring under an attack of the ailment that Connie Mack most fears—a surplus of confidence. With a straightaway stretch of games on their own grounds, the champions may get over it. WITH THE MAJORS. AMERICAN LEAGUE. Yesterday's Results. Athletics, 9; Detroit, 4. Chicago, 10; New York, 1. Cleveland, 8; Boston, 3. Washington, 13; St. Louis, 5. Standing. W. L. Washington 11 3 Cleveland 9 4 Chicago 7 4 Athletics 8" 5 St. Louis _.__, 6 8 Boston T, 5 9 Detroit 5 12 New York 3 9 PC. .786 .692 .636 .616 .429 .357 .294 .250 Today's Layout. Detroit at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Washington. Chicago at New York. Cleveland at Boston. Sunday Games. St. Louis at Washington. Athletics at Detroit. Chicago at New York. Cleveland at Boston. > NATIONAL LEAGUE. Yesterday's Results. Chicago, 11; Phillies, 8. 'Pittsburgh, 3; Boston, 2. (Cincinnati, 9; New York, 8. Brooklyn, 8; St. Louis, 4. Standing. W. L. PC. Pittsburgh 10 4 .714 New York 7 4 .636 Chicago 9 8 .529 Boston 6 6 .500 St. Louis ". H 9 .400 Brooklyn 6 7 .462 Phillies 5 8 .385 Cincinnati 5 8 .385 Today's Layout. Phillies at Chicago. x Boston at Pittsburgh. Brooklyn at St. Luuis. New York at Cincinnati. Sunday Gameg. Brooklyn at St. Louis. New York at Cincinnati. Phillies at Chicago. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION St. Paul 7, Indianapolis'6. Louisville 15, Minneapolis 6. Kansas City 6, Toledo 4. Milwaukee 2, Columbus 1. 1-NTEltNATIONAL. Montreal 10, Newark 9. Buffalo 17, Heading 3. Jersey City 6. Rochester 1 Toronto 10, Baltimore 6. COLLEGE. Swartliniure-11, Hampden Sidney 5. Susquehanna 6, Penn State 12. Rutgers 9, Lafayette 4. New York U. 12, Duke 7.- Amherst 2, Princeton 0. Columbia 8, Cornell 7. ROBINS WIN IN EIGHTH. ST. LOUIS. May 3.—Counting 4 runa in the eighth Brooklyn won 8-4 from the St. Louis Cardinals yesterday Lefty Clark winning his lirat game. Bissonette hit a home i-un to start the but was hurt running the bags. Score; Brooklyn 002 OOU 040—8 12 0 St. Louis OU(J 004 000—4 10 3. Clark and Lopez. Urabowski, Hill, Khetu, liaiues <iud VViiauu. YMA BOWLERS LEAD IN CASEY TOURNEY Y, M. A. bowlers won 1 - the • second o: the championship bbwling matches against the itnighjs of Cblumbus ,team, the rivals clashing in three games on the Y. M. A. alleys last evening. Y. M. A.' took two of three games and led by 163 pins. • Casey's won the fltst match last Monday On the home alleys taking a less than 60 pin margin. By winning last night by the 173 margin the Y. M A, team earns the right to stage the third and deciding match on the Y. M. A, alleys. Casey's must .pile Up a margin of more than 100 pins if the team hopes to win the tourney. A silver trophy cup goes to the winner, the cup to be contested for^'ach year. Only two Y. M. A. bowlers took part in all three games last evening, J, Wim-berger hitting for 533 and J. Langguth for B22. Scores: K. of C.— Foster .- 171 190 130—491 Culp '...... ITS 146 130—454 Plank 132 ... .-.-132 Kelley 160 189 168—505 J. Gehrdes 148 144 202—494 W. Brown ... 133 198—331 Totals i.. 789 802 816 240* Y. M. A.— Love • .... 155—165 Roehl 220 168 ....—378 Stoiber 147 ... .^—147 Heintel 164 ...... .—164 Wimberger 200- 173 160-r633 Langguth 178 167 177—622 L. Langguth 189 165—344 Kimmel ... 160 ...—160 Koeck 167—167 Totals 908 847 814 2570 . NINTH INNING CLASSY. PITTSBURGH, May 3.—The Pirates evened the series against the Boston Braves yesterday winning-3-2, Kremer and Cantwell- engaging in a hurling duel. Petty relieved Kremer ,in the ninth with the bases full, one run in and none out. Waner and'Neun Were the hitting stars. Lineups: Boston— AB. R. H. O. A. E. Welsh, cf 4 0 0 2 00 Maranville, ss 40 2 4 3 0 Richbourg, rf 4 0 1 2 0 0 Robertson, • 3b 4 1 1 0 3 0 Berger, If 4 02 2 0 0 Neun, Ib 4' 0 3900 Maguire, 2b 200150 Spohrer, c 30 04 0 0 Moore, x 000000 Rhiele, xx 10 0000 Cantwell, p 3 1.0 0 00 Clark, xxx 1 0 0 0 0, 0 Total 34 2 9 24 10 0 xBatted for Spohrer In 9th. j xxBatted for Moore in 9th. xxxBatted for Cantwell in 9th. Pittsburgh— AB. R. H. O. A. E. Flagstead, cf., ,3 i 0 1 1 0 Grantham, 2b 4 1 2 22 0 P. Waner, rf 4 0 3 2 0 0 Comorosky, If 4 0 2 3 0 0 Suhr, Ib 4 0 0 9 0 0 Bartell, ss 3 1 1 3 4 1 Hemsley, c -..3 0 1 5 1 1 Bngle, 3b '.... 3 0 0 2 1 0 Kremer, p 3 0 0 01 0 Petty, p '•• 000010 Totals.... .....31 3 92711. 2 Boston 001 OOU C51—C Pittsburgh '.•... 101 100 OOx—3 Runs batted in, P. Waner, Richbourg, Comorosky, Hemsley, Neun. Two base hit, Hemsley. Three base Maranville, Bartell. ,£tolen base hits, Maranville, Bartell. Stolen base, Flagstead. Sacrifices, Maguire 2. Double plays, Maguire, Maranville to Neun 2; Petty, Hemsley to Suhr; 'Flagstead to Grantham. Left on bases, Boston 7, Pittsburgh 5. Base on balls, off Cantwell 1. Struck out, by Cantwell 3, by Kremer 4, by Petty 1. Hits, off Krem- em 9 in 8 innings (none out in 9th); off Petty 0 in 1. Wild pitch, Kremer. Winning'pitcher, Kremer., Umpires, Magerkurth. Clarke and Bigler. Time 1.39. BOWL AT WILLIAMSPOBT. The Morgan-Martin team of bowlers, enrolled in the City league, participated last evening in the annual Susquehanna trail tournament at Williamsport and captured third place in the team events with a scire_ of 2841. J. Morgan led In all events 'with an 1860 score and WHS third high in the singles with a 649 total. The team returned home at 4 o'clock this morn- Ing. SECOND SACKERS BATTING LEADERS NEW YORK, May 3.—Two second basemen—Jake Flowers of Brooklyn and Bill Cissell of the Chicago White Sox—are setting the pace for batters in the major'leagues. Figures compiled by Al Munro Ellas, including games of Thursday, May 1, show Flowers leading the National league swatsmitha. with an average of .4HU and Cissell topping the American league with a .432 average. Lefty O'Doul of the Phillies and Lew Fonseca of Cleveland, 1929 hatting champions, were, far down the list. O'Doul stood fourteenth among the National league hitters with a .368 Mark and Fonseca's .355 gave him eleventh place in the American league. The league leading Pittsburgh Pirates topped the National league clubs in'team batting with a percentage of .331 and Cleveland led the American league with .301. Cincinnati's eighth place Reds and the New York Giants were tied for National league Holding honors with identical averages of .9H1. The St. Lquis Browns headed the American league with a .981 percentage. Travis Jackson of the New York Giants topped both leagues in home runs with five circuit blows, while Al Simmons of the Athletics and Carl Reynolds of the White Sox led the American league with four each. Clinton Brown, Cleveland rookie, showed the way for American leaguo pitchers with 3 wins and no defeats, while Kremer and French of Pittsburgh, Fitzsimmons of the Giants and Ben Frey, Cincinnati recruit, headed the National league with two wins and no defeats each. cago Cuba, P fe-*ea«6n p^nHant ftiwr- ites, were faced With the difficult task of overtaking fast Step-jplrig' oppositiprt as major leaglte team* continued in* tersectfotoal competition tSday. ': „ '', ' - ' The Athletics, fourth in the American league, two and bn&half gam'ea, behind Washington, hav* be«i able to defeat all opponents except the Sena* tors, who handed-them 4 of their 6 defeats, and remain the popular choice for American league horrors. • • • Absence of Rogers ttOfftsby affd Lester Bell in early season games handicapped the Cubs but with these stars back in the game the Chloagoans are staying, improved ball and are conceded a good chance to overhaul their rivals. The Cuba are itt third place two and one-half games behind \the Pittsburgh Pirates. ( '< - \ Joe Cronln led the Washington Senators to a 13 to 5 Win over the SI. Louis Browns Friday. He connected for two doubles, a triple and a single In 6 times at bat, driving 4 runs and scoring. 4 himself, • .,: : . - % Although he.allowed his Old team*mates IB hits, Hal Carlson pitched the Chicago Cubs to an 11 to 8 victory over the Phillies. The.two teams 'made 89 hits, Including 10 doubles and 2 home runs. Jesse Petty's courageous relief pitching gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3 to 2 triumph over the Boston Braves. The New York" Giants lost their fourth consecutive game and«the National league lead, dropping a 9 to 8 contest to the Cincinnati Beds. The Reds pounded Fred Fitzsimmons and Ralph Judd for 7 runs In the second inning. Rube Walberg let the Detroit Tigers down with 7 hits and his mattes, led by Miller, Foxx and Simmons clubbed out a 9 to 2 win. Brooklyn scored the east's only victory in the National league, defeating St. Louis 8 to 4. It was William Watson Clark's first victory In four starts. Ted Lyons of the Chicago White Sox turned in his third victory of the year, 10 tot 1, allowing the New York Yankees only 6 hits. Bud Clancy, substitute first baseman,^ drove in 8 runs with two homers, a triple and a single. Wesley Ferrell pitched the Cleveland Indians to an easy 8 to 3 win over the Boston Red Sox. Seven home runs were- hit in the 8 games, Clancy getting two and Todt of the Red Sox, Terry of the Giants, Klein and Slgman 'of the Phillies and Blssonette of the Robins one each. , ,o7ivBbmesaan,9 SPUING TEAM WINS. Roaring Spring Independents, managed by Alvin Kite, won from the Claysburg, Blair league entry G-0 in a six inning game at Claysburg this week. Charley Butler hurled for the Springs and- his. left handed shoots were hard to hit. He gave but 4 safeties. Earle Howard, Bricktown pitcher started good but Harry DIehl finished. Hlte singles with the bases full to help his team Win. Roaring Spring used Bo>vers, catching; Charles Butler, pitching; Don Butler, Ib; Theodore Walters, 2b; Alvin Hlte, SB; Kenneth Heuston, 3b; Clyde Black, If; Leland Heuston, cf; and Harry and Edgar Bowers, rf. Claysburg' used • Oaston, catching; Howard and DIehl, pitching; Tlpton and Hoenstine, Ib; Johnnie Myers, 2b; Abie ' Rush, ss; Ermine, 3b; Ike 'attersqn, If; Able Burkett, cf; and Jlazovitch, rf. jfeluiiflkiiwiB * \^ {-• i tOW fOLlOw THRU (/ ^ • , ^L^L CLANCY IS BIG STAR. NEW YORK, May 3.—Bunching ilts in four innings the Chicago White !ox easily beat the New York Yankees 10 to 1 yesterday, only 8 hits >elng needed to Vin. Clancy hit two lome runs for the Sox and got a riple and single being responsible for I runs. Score: "R TJ T^ Chicago 202 000 042—10 8 1 New York 000 000 001— 161 Lyons and Riddle. Johnson, McEvoy and Dickey, Bengou'gh. . FAVORED IN DERBY. LOUiSVILLE, . Ky., May 3.—High Foot, the peer of 3-year-olds In the middle west, and Gallant Fox, pride )f the east, may go to the post equal avorites to win the 56th annual re- lewal of the 'Kentucky derby at Jhurchill Downs May 17. Gallant i"ox has been looked upon as the most lotentlal derby victor but High Foot IBS been backed heavily In the fiture >ook& and If the steed completes his raining without mishap it appears hat he and the eastern animal will arry the bulk of wagers. HOLD PUTTING* CONTEST. The women golfers of the Blairmont Country club will gather this afternoon for the first event of the season, a putting contest and team being ar- anged at 2.30 o'clock. The commlt- ee In charge includes: Mrs. Ralph Jell and Mrs. Thomas J, Baldridge, oint chairmen, Mrs. Homer Smith, ifrs, G. D. Bliss, Mt-B. George J. ^equignot, Mrs. Hale Hunter, Mrs. Harold Hughes, Mrs. Ralph Klepser and Mrs. Sam Lafferty. Mrs. W. W. Blake and Mrs. W. F. Sellers will pour ea and Mrs. Pequignot will be In harge of the contest. CUBS DOWN PHILUK8. CHICAGO, May 3.—Chicago Cubs von 11-8 yesterday from the Phillies Hhough the losers made 15 hits. VDoul and Cuyler each poled out 4 Its with Klein and Sigman hammer- :ig homers for the Phils. Score: R. H. E. •hillies 100 020 203— 8 1$ 3 Chicago 022 002 32x—11 14 1 Koupal, Alexander, Mllligan and McCurdy. Carlson and Hartnett. Brake Service Auto Brake Service of All Kind. Sigel Motor Co. "The Super Service Station" 833-39 24th St. Dial 5118 COPLEY $12.50 $15.50 CLOTHES 1411 Eleventh Avenue Chance ^^••^^^^^^^•^•^^^•^^^•^^fc ^^»r Spark Plugs every 10,000 Miles Woroont eparfc plug* caiue hard «t.miijg_ glow pick-up, poor idling, lou of power. A new >et will in•ore easy starting, fast pickup, bru- liaut performance.! See yourduilerto-1 Jay and initial upon AC EI MAKES O ERROR IN BARKN '•' By SOI METZGEft One of the points that Jim Barnes thinks necessary in the run-up shot ,1» a low follow through ami • lowvbaok* swing. If you try to scoop at the ball of to play It with a downatroke, itrik- ing under the center of the ball in order to give it loft and atop", as ia pitching, the shot goes wrohg, , 1 to avoid doing either "tpng Jim" thinks the best method is to keep the right arm straight after making contact.'That keeps the club low. and also the ball. Thus you get a IbW loft and a long, run after the ball strike* the ground. N Jim nearly always uses th? run-up on hard ground when the distance ia from 25 to lOO yards. His game proves that he carries out the Ideas that he holds as necessary to make this shot Work for him. Metiger'a free Illustrated leaflet on "Long' Iron Shots" will be » big aid to you In playing such shots. Write for. It. Address Sol Mctzger, In care of this paper, and bo sure to enclose a self-Addressed, stamped envelope. (Copyright, 1930, Publishers Syndicate.) THE NUT CRACKER Max Schmellng brings gifts of cuckoo clocks for some of his friends who are sports editors. Maybe his idea of propriety Is based upon the theory that birds of a feather flock together. • • • Max may -bfi planning to give one of those clocks to the referee so there won't be any of that Dempsey-Tunneir counting as in Chicago. • • • Schmeling also brings along a dachshund or two for the scribes. Ye scribes don't know whether it's a nice sentiment or a lot of baloney. • * * The Washington baseball team, which helped the Athletics to win the pennant last year by presenting Mr. Mack with 16 out of '20 ball games, appears to be requesting a return of the favor this year. • * *. Joe O'Goofty, who is taking a party to the Derby; was alarmed to learn that boxes for six people at Churchill Downs cost $93. However, he wua relieved when they told him that they had all been sold. / • • .* The King of Slam ordered an American speedboat the other day. Must be planning to start in the bootlegging business. Schang- Near Kuth. Babe Ruth had played in 1789 games In 16 major league years when the present- season started. Wally Schang holds some kind of a record for catchers, having taken part in 1765 games, almost as many as Ruth, in 17 years in the big leagues. If George Slsler gets into some ball games this year, he will pass the 2000 mark, as he had .played In 19J9 games when the season opened. But George Is ncaring the end of the trail. For that matter, so are the others whose games are around the 2000 total. SHAVN HAS BROTHER. CURRAGH, Ireland—Shaun Gollln, the 1930 Grand National winner, has u half-brother, Gomar, a three-year- old, who is In training here. Gomar still has to make his debut on a race course. SEEK BALL GAMES. The Carroll baseball team of West Altoona is after a game for 2 o'clock tomorrow on the Dewberry ball lot. Call Beli 4749 and ask for Morris. Later games are also wanted teams to write to Gilbert Benton of 2416 Washington avenue. . ' California Oarsmen Are Tall. Of the 24 oarsmen who row varsity, junior varsity and freshman boats at California, only one is less than nix feet tall. The varsity crow averages 8 feet 2'/4 inches tall and the jayveeu 6 feet l'/4 inches. Is Muroon Chuniplon. Robert Bibb, former Culver Academy track star, won the annual freshr man all-around track championship from u ttejd of 87 participants, at the University of Chicago.. Bibb'a strongest event is tha broad jump. 1'I.AN PIIACTICJS GAME. The Pleasant Valley all-stars and the Oak Ridge stars will stage a practice game tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock on the Pleasant valley fleld. Players of the two teams are asked to attend without fail. BLAIR LKA(iUE. Today's Games, Roaring Spring at Duncansvllle. Claysburg at Williamsburg. Penn Central at Martinsburg. ! i No Sleeve Sweaters they're ihu big shots un the college campus. Sleeveless kllp-ua sweaters In solid colors of' yellow, green and tan — a smart Item for sportln', golfin' and everythln 1 . i i i lawn party at ttta 1 Dw #61fte« Westers lawn part ya£ tHe DeB ttdlntta Western league basebatr.fleld h«»* Ffld$ night. Baseball WB.B tfie^diVergidlS and flfii libtnes won front Wichita t liMd 6. Whether the Japanese lantern effect Of 53,000,000 eandfepciwer light* -flood" Ing the field o».baseball constituted the major attraction cannot. He said. it is certain that it wfts tHe largest crowd ever to watch a game'in 1 th«. Des Atolnes park. • , ' ..owner Lee Keyser.of the Des Mmnes" western league olub believes baseball drew the crowd and on the strength of that belief he wffi continue, to play night baseball. He says he couldn't continue to exist aa an bwnef playing days only anyhow. There will be day games on /Sunday only in the t)t* Molnes park this 1 season. • , • Regavdles*- of whether ., the affair was a Unique garden party) or 6 baseball game, the fact remains that Ut« .crowd could watch every play of tn# It was also' evident that players were Under no disadvantage. • This atatemenV flops not apply'to Umpire SWazina, who from hia, pdal- tion behind the plate, called fair a foul fly that, dropped several yards outside the line behind third. The crowd booed lustily but he stuck to his story 'and made it even better by Chasing to th« clubhouse Claude Davenport/ g|x-fo'0t pitcher-manager of the Dei' MolrtM. club... . -,.''•" .. v --jri.-- There was no lack of. hits, Dri Molnes getting 15 and Wichita 9. Biglift,, of Des Moinea' hits came in the first inning; ' ' MERCHANTS BALL CLUB TO OPEN PLAY MONDAY 'The Altoona Merchants baseball team will open' the season on Monday evening at 5.30 o'clock the ' Frospeot Hill ball field,, the St. Francis college team in'charge of Elmer.Daily to b* the visitor. ' . . The new suits of the Merchants, now on display at the Leather Store Will be distributed tomorrow when the players meet at theJgpme of Mjulrlce Szlnk of 1109 Fifth tfvenue, All players must be there by 2 o'clock. Each merchant donated.a uniform, the name of the merchant appearing on the back of the uniform. •' ; .'. ,. •;.•*;••,., A record crowd Is expected at Prospect for the Monday evening opening as the St. Francis team has many followers^ locally. .,- , 'BRAVES WILL DRILL. : The Bruno Braves will practice tomorrow afternoon at 2,15 o'clock at the Gamble hill fleld the Altoona Independents to be the opponents. Manager Petrarco wants all his players' to report without fall. Fusco from Bridgeport, Conn., will be a newcomor in the lineup. Masterson is back from New York to'take his old job. Playera are Lobre, Altler,.'!". and F. LePore, F. and J. Petrarco, DeMattela, Frisco, Barney, Rogers, A. Santella and De Masterson. ' 8EWEIX MISSES GAME.. BOSTON, May 3.—Joe Sewell, Cleveland shortstop missed his first gam* after playing 1102 consecutive contests, Illness keeping him in bed yesterday, Cleveland won from Boston 8 to 3, counting 6 runs in the last two innings. Score: -> ••' " - R. H.-HJ. Cleveland 000020033—8 13 "1, Bostfln 020 010 000—3 . .5 »| Batteries .•'-'Ferrell, Holloway 'titffl Sewell. Lisenbee, Ruffing and Hevlng. 1 SENATORS WIN EASY. WASHINGTON, May' 3.—Washington kept up front by beating St. LOuis Browns yesterday 13, to 5, as-Cronln and Judge each hammered out 4 hits, Cronln making two triples, and- two doubles scoring 4 runs and driving In 2 more. Scores: R.-H. E. 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