The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on August 31, 1952 · Page 13
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IHE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, Sunday Morning, August 31,1952. Thirteen Yanks Gain Another Full Game on Cleveland Indians IN THE SPORTLIGHT For GIL'SMTTH Leavenworth Times Sports Editor The staff really has been piling up a back log of stuff for sports scribe Gil when he gels back from vacation tomorrow. One drawer in his desk is almost overflowing with press releases, communications and sports notices from high schools, colleges, coaches and sports associations. It will take him a full day to sort out the accumulation. In addition, on the local scene, there are such things for him to take up and elaborate on as the recent signing of Red Huffman by the Dodgers, the winding up the end of league play by the VFW. Indians and news and prospects o fi Lea S ue Detroit dropped a 1-2 de- 1he local high school f oot b all! cision ov er St. Louis. The game squads. i between Boston and Philadelphia ] was calle(J in the last of the fourth Home Runs Pace Bombers To Victory NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (It—Home runs by Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle carried the New York Yankees to a 6-4 victory over the Washington Senators today as Allie Reynolds yielded a dozen hits but managed to go the route for his 16th win. In the meantime the Chicago White Sox knocked out Bob Feller in a seven-run third inning climaxed by pitcher Harold "Skinny" Brown's three-run homer and skipped to a 11-6 victory over the rally-minded Cleveland Indians. The loss dropped the runnerup Indians two full games behind the Bronx Bombers. In other games in the American Just as we said we knew he! would Gil spent some time wateh- because of rain. In the National League, Phila- ing Western League teams play de%>hia took both ends of a double while in Colorado. Gil reports I header by scores of 4-2 and 8-6. baseball enthusiasm is high in the j Brooklyn . dropped one to the Gi- Rocky Mountain state. They think ' ants 3 ~ 4 . st - Lou's dumped Pitts- they can support a major league j burgh 12-2 and Chicago took the team out there. In fact, if we r e-> measure of Cincinnati 5-3. Member correctly, Denver made a| bid for the St. Louis Browns w henj JJuddlJlO' StcH'S 111 it was thought they were hunting! for a new place to light. Communications have been received at the sports desk last week from several colleges. These tell news of returning lettermen, . new players and prospects for the coming season. So far there have been releases on brochures from KU, St. Benedict's, Emporia State, Ottawa, and a very elaborate affair from Texas Christian. Haven't JJ§ MEMPHIS, Tenn. cffl — The all- America high school football game has proved a greenhouse for budding college stars and the fourth annual classic may have provided some of the choicest blossoms all time. Bouquets were being passed out Friday night after the East won its fourth straight verdict over trie TIMBER-TOPPER—Mrs. Carol Durand takes Reno Kirk over a high hurdle in the Prince of Wales Cup at the International Horse Show at London's White City. Mrs. Durand, banned from the Olympic Games only because she is a woman, is already tuning up for the National Horse Show at New York's Madison Square Garden in early November. The Kansas City, Mo., matron distinguished herself last year as member of United States equestrian team. (NBA) PracticeWhistleBloivsMonday <*IFor Most of Nation's Colleges Two More Top Players Get Mail Threats PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 30 IB- Two more top baseball figures have received anonymous letters, some of them containing threats of personal harm, it was disclosed today. The reports followed by less than a week two threatening letters sent' to Ralph Kiner, Pittsburgh outfielder. One demanded ?6,200 upon threat of his life. Bobby Shantz, star Philadelphia Athletics pitcher, yesterday disclosed he has received three letters warning him not to appear on the field when the A's play in Boston next weekend. Cleveland baseball announcer Jimmy Dudley said today he and Al Lopez, manager of the Cleveland Indians, received some strange letters. He said one of them arrived with a signature and address, but he did not disclose them. Shantz, leading hurler in the American League with 22 wins and four defeats, said the letters received were postmarked Cambridge, Mass. He said he :hrew two away but kept the third. The typewritten note addressed 'To My Dear Friend Mr. Shantz," and signed, "A Guy," said: "Right here and now I want this :o sink into your little head, when .•ou return here in Boston you bct- :er not appear on the field called Fenway Park. "If you do I'll be meeting you seen any yet-from Kansas State: West, 35-14, and most of the down Manhattan way but no doubt wreaths went to Bobby McCool of will soon. Cleveland, Miss., Bart'starr, Mont- Igomery, Ala., and Bob Benson, Demieen, Ark. McCool, a brute of a runner who One of the things awaiting Gil's return is the annual pre-season poll request by the Associated £. ;oud for 91 yards and had only) Press for sports editors' opinions of the national ranking of football teams for the 1952 season. If you want to have some fun and see how good you are at sportscasting predictions, why don't you write down your own ideas of the ten best teams in thes country and see' si of Oklahoma, literally was the how your predictions rank with !vhol<? offensive show for ^ West j the experts? Just as a remind- He netted 146 ds on 18 carri ! er, here is how they ended up last cora p leted . tive o£ eight passes ;or for nivrsirv By WILL GKIMSLEY The main difference between the LEAP FOR LIFE—Jim Merrell leaps clear of his wrecked stock car as it rolls over during a race at Atlanta's Lakewood Raceway. The Greeneville, S.C., driver'was attempting to avoid hitting a stalled car when his was struck from the rear and flipped. (NBA Football Schedules ARMY Sept. 27 South Carolina 1 City. They have three .300 hitters and will provide plenty of competition for the Lazy Aces. For the Nav> the battery will be x Oct. 4 So. California'O'Neil and Jacobson and for the after that game. Also if you men-;0ct. 11 Dartmouth j Lazy Aces it will be Powers and ion this to the cops or anyone;Oct. 18 Pittsburgh|Lawrence. for the Athletics, I'll do more to;.\ Oct. 25 Columbia your baseball life than you can expect. Remember, little boy." NEW YORK, Aug. 30 Iff] — The;split T, originated by Missouri's practice whistle blows Monday for,Don Faurot and also popularized most of the nation's college foot- by Oklahoma's Bud Wilkinson, is ball teams, signalling a new sea-.that the Jinemen are spread out— son with the same batch of old .or split—giving the offense holes to problems. i shoot the backs through. The FBI agents in Philadelphia said they have begun an inquiry to determine whether federal laws have been violated. Shantz said he is willing and Nov. 1 VMI x Nov. 8 Georgia Tech x Nov. 15 Penn Nov. 29 Navy at Phila. UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS Sept. 20 Texas Christian jSept. 27 Santa Clara Oct. 4 Colorado Despite echoes of the reform 'quarterback stands close to the eager to hurl in Boston, but he x O ct - ^ ............. Iowa State lfw 1S niHahnm*, Mississippi, gained 95 yards in 14 tries and ran 65 yards with an intercepted pas-s. Starr completed six of 15 passes! movement pressed last winter by center and hands off at the line i is scheduled to take the mound in!0 ct - IS Oklahoma a group of college presidents, Sat-! of scrimmage. (Philadelphia against the Red Sox , urday afternoon enthusiasts will! Maryland proved in its successful tomorrow and the New York I find their sport essentially the' season last year that a team with ,a clever quarterback and'hard-run- ! ning backs can general: tremen- Yankees Thursday. "After all," cracked Bobby— x Oct. 25 SMU x Nov. 1 Kansas State Nov. 8 Nebraska Fulvous First in The Princess Pat CHICAGO, Aug. 30 Iff)—Fulvous, a daughter of Dixiana Stable's famous Spy Song, today charged to a half-length victory in the $70,825 Princess Pat stakes at Washington Park, setting a new record for the event. The winner, guided by Jockey Dave Erb, sprinted the six furlongs Indians Will Be Busy Today and Tomorrow This evening at Wadsworth Park at 8:15 p.m., the VFW Indians will tangle with the Missouri team from. Platte City. The Indians with three straight victories behind them will attempt to keep their winning ways with either Lefty Frank Meyers or Right Hander Wayne Seymour on t h a mound, and Tony Gorski behind the plate. Tomorrow, Labor Day, tha Indians meet the Federal Prison White Sox on the prison diamond in an afternoon encounter. Marty Bauer ": slated for the Indians against tha White So.v. Tomorrow night at Wadsworth at 8:15 p.m. the Indians play host to the Heteberg's Ban Johnson Club. Do.i "Red" Huffman, who Thursday night signed a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers and pitched a marvelous twc-hit, 3-1 victory over the Grandview Athletic Club, will be on tha mound for the Indians. attack of jitters to defeat Shirley McFedters, a 21-year-old college girl from Long Beach, Calif., 2 and 1, in the 36-hole final match. It was a shaky-nerve affair from start to'finish, but Shirley's calm confidence deserted her on tha crucial outgoing nine of the after-, noon round while the older, more placid Mrs. Pung gained control. Mrs. Pung, one of the longest hitters who have appeared in women's golf, is a former Public Links player. She is 29 years old, mother of two children who are training to become swimmers. She works as a sales clerk in a chain store in Honolulu. Her Chinese husband is a fireman. who stands five feet six inches and' x Nov - 22 Missouri Nov. 15 Okla. A & Miin 1:09 4-5, the fastest time in the one interoepvon. He is going toj Here, in digest, is the picture dous land power and control trie weighs 139 pounds—"I don't make'f*—denotes game on opponents Alabama. ifor the traditional Spet. 1 opening j ball. Benson. t.ckrte(? for the Univer- of the fall gridiron maneuver*: | The Tei . rap - lns win not nave 1. There will be little or none;lino - smashing fullback, Ed year: I much of a target out there on the ' mound." Ifield). . , of the deemphasis recommended Mo) Modzelewski, but will have the flO°"ail 311 tl 1. Tennessee ..'. 10-0 'statistically, the West had 17 cribbing scandals. 2. Michigan State 9-0 first downs to the East's 14 and 3. Maryland .- 9-0 | a total oKense of 306 yards to 265. 4. Illinois 8-0-1 But the East had the scoring punch by the purity-bent educators as an s cond half of the touchdown tan- aftermath of the gambling and dem, Ed Fullcrton. Maryland and Clemson were sus- Wi Be Honored 5. Georgia Tech 10-0-1 to go with its alert and vicious defense. 6. Princeton 9-0 7. Stanford 9-1 "\.8. Wisconsin 7-1-1 9. Baylor 7-2i,-, . 30. Oklahoma 8 . 2 jCondition of Jayhavrkers 2. The two-platoon system is still -, cnc!ec j by (ho Southern Conference' WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (fl-Ben alive. Bowl games will be played - or pl ; in t . season bmvl Hogan and Bobby Jones, recently as usual. The top players are still 7ames a?ainst tho will of the voted the greatest pro and the receiving scholarships. -rarent body. Black-listed by other S reatest amateur golfers of a u J members of the, conference, they ^ me ' wi!1 attend the National nanonal ~ By TED SM1TS 3. A restricted television pro- ___ __ F ^ gram, similar to that in 1951 but had to arrange "outside" sched^- CeleDI ~ities Open championships Pleased With!more liberalized, wiU be in effect, ules. r lere Se P l - 1§ - 21 There will be no TV blackouts.: i In announcing this today, Bus; Fans will get to see a game on ! N °rth Carolina is cne of the col- Ham, sports editor of the TP . rin! , LEAGUE c Associated Press WL Pet. GB LAWRENCE, Kas., Aug. 30 IB- Coach J. V. Sikes said he was each of 12 Saturdays. leges shifting from a single win« I to the split-T. Coach Carl 4. Fifth-three college teams will :-, o " ™ vey -° f «« Tarheels hired Washington NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (B-A spot 'happy today over the good condi- , check by The Associated Press of tion of his University of Kansas in g one of the biggest turnovers":. ce s Gcor s e Barclay to put in ' lthp """ cvotprn be under new head coaches, mark- ten universities famous for their football squad. football teams showed today that I He said most of the 69 players the expectations generally are forjwho reported for the season's first increased attendance this year, j workout today were physically fit Advance ticket sales in half the for a full tilt immediately. Thirty- cases are running higher than in j one of the men are lettermen. 195L The others are equal or only slightly lower. Most athletic directors don't expect national televising of one big game each Sat- Sikes gave the squad an hour- long dummy scrimmage, then dismissed about 30 of the top hands and let the rest knock heads in a urday to hurt at the gate , There are . two notable excep-. real SCnmmage ' tions to the upward trend, and both I The Jayhawkers will begin their stadiums are among the na- hvice - a - da y workoutj Monday. "Hrm'c 1o»»fme><- TV/T'I-.'u: i_ • i TTlPIl* Tfl _ Cram(i Crtliarfnln nrtanc tion's largest. Michigan, which can accomodate 97,239, and Ohio State, whose field holds 79,000, look for! 20 ' smaller total crowds in 1952. Their 10 - game schedule opens with Texas Christian here Sept. . Georgia Tech, expecting to have! University of Colorado Advance ticket sales are 97,338, an i BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 30 IB- increase of 17,035 over last year. Sixty - one candidates answered Coach Bobby Dodd says "I would Coach Dallas Ward's call for foot- not mind ' Jetting them televise bail practice today at the Uhiver- games which probably would be sity of Colorado, sell-outs anyway." The players went through passing, kicking and running drills. They were mostly for the benefit of a score of sports writers, broadcasters and television representatives who were invited to the first workout. Regular two-a-day drills begin Monday. The practice sessions will be cutback to one-a-day when classes begin Sept 15. Colorado opens the season at Boulder Sept. 20 against San Jose State. FORE!—Everybody else was playing, so Sheila Titus, 2, substituted a driver for a p'utter and a baseball lor a ball to be the cutest golfer on a Melrose, Mass., course. (NEA) Fort Hays State Star Suffers Broken Leg HAYS, Kas.. Aug. 30 ffi—Kayo McGillivray, Fort Hays State's All - Central Conference quarterback, suffered a broken leg in a Softball game at Ulysses Wednesday night, it was learned here today. McGillivray won't be able 1o to play football for six weeks or two months. BOUCHEY WIXS CANADIAN VANCOUVER, B. C., Aug. 30 ffl —Larry Bouchey, a big blond belter from Inglewood. Calif., who didn't know when he was whipped, won Canada's amateur golf championship 1 up today in an extra- lole match with Bill Campbell of iHuntington, W. Va. in teaching talent in -years. 5. Two-platoon and TV pressure continue to favor the big, rich institutions at the expense of the small. San Franusco, Loyola of Los Angeles and St. Bonaventurei dropped out of the picture, roaMngj^ "'^ ^ a total of 36 forced to quit football >, r0ppln , g Jle 1 „: ,u_ -,n=n „„„__ • Dame box. the new system. But the trend is not wholly in the "T" direction. Coach Bear Bryant at Kentucky, losing quarter- Babe Parelli, announced he quitting the "T" for the' and single since the 1950 season. If there's a "new look" to the sport it will involve formations, with a decided trend toward the There are still strong single wing specialists left to carry the ban- ! Brooklyn 82 42 .661 I New York 74 50 .597 8 .ouis 73 55' .570 11 Philadelphia ..69 57 .548 14 Chicago 64 66 .492 20 .54 71 .432 23% Boston Cincinnati 55 73 .430 29 Pittsburgh ....37 94 .282 48% American Leagne W L Pet. GB New York 75 54 .581 — Cleveland 73 56 .566 2 Boston 68 57 .544 5 Philadelphia ..67 59 .532 6>i Bobby Jones ner. Of these, Princeton is defend- ton p °st, said Jones will not play ing the longest winning streak ini in . tne tournament. It wasn't cer- split-T and kindred spread attacks, major ranks, 23 games, and Ten-j tain whether Hogan would play, When Jim Tatum's Maryland! nes f e and UCLA are rated con - e ' ther ' ... , . tonnnrc frit* na Si-inol l-ii-i--^/•!*•?• tenders for national honors. terrapins, using the split-T, slaughtered Tennessee's national champions, the single wing precisionists,J70 BOATS IN KACE in the Sugar Bowl, 28-13, the newj SALINA Iff) — About But both will attend a banquet Sept. 20 in the Statler Hotel at 15 runnings of the event. Biddy Jane, an S to 1 shot, was second and Mimi Mine third. The crowd of 27,709 . wagered ?91,61S that Mimi Mine, the 1 to 2 favorite, and ridden by Jockey Eddie Arcaro, would win. Arcaro was shooting for his 33rd stakes victory of the season. Issue Call at Wichita For -Varsity Gridderg WICHITA, Aug. 30 B) — Thirty- eight prospective University of Wichita varsity gridders have been issued the call to initial practice sessions by Coach Bob Carlson. First drills are set for Monday. Carlson plans to send his squad through two-a-day practice sessions until classes open Sept. 11. Twenty-one lettermen were included. Wichita will have a light but : aster backfield this year, Carlson said, adding, "We might be smal- er in numbers, but we'll field a better ball club than we did last year." Hawaiian Mother Is Golf Champion PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 30 Mrs. Jacqueline Pung, a 210-pound Hawaiian housewife who was almost ready to give up golf.became the Women's National Amateur golf .champion today. By sheer determination and self- control, she shook off an early Chicago Washington ....67 61 .523 ...66 62 .516 St. Louis 53 77 Detroit 43 86 .408 22V- .333 32 NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (ffl—Prob-, able pitchers for tomorrow's major league games: (won and lost records in parenthesis) NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia at Boston (2) — which the 10 greatest pros and 10 Ridzik (2-1) and Konstanty (4-2) vs formation found itself with many !from Kansas, Oklahoma and Mis- new converts. jsouri will compete in races at the Maryland, with Jack Scarbath;Kanopolis Reservoir as part of the back at the quarterback spot, is!Labor Day celebration Monday, the pre-season favorite for national;The races will start at 1:30 p. m. 70 boats 'greatest amateurs, as chosen by honors. Also highly rated are Michigan State, a "T" team using un- Larry Doby of the Cleveland In- 'dians tied an American league record when he struck out five times the Professional Golfers Association and press and radio writers, will be honored. Hogan led the pros with 522 votes, barely beating out Walter Hagen, who had 519. Jones led Chick Evans by 515 votes to 447. If carbon -monoxide is present balanced line; Illinois, Oklahoma^" one game on April 25, 1948. |j n me a j r ; n proportions of one and Georgia Tech, who employ variations of the "T." SUBSCRIBE FOR THE TIMES |be poisoned. 1,000 parts, human beings will Surkont (10-10) and Jester (1-4) St. Louis at Pittsburgh—Miller (3-1) vs Dickson (12-18) New York at Brooklyn—Hearn (12-5) vs Loes (12-6) Chicago at Cincinnati (2)—Rush (13-12) and Minner (11-9) vs Pod- bielan (1-3) vs Nuxhall (1-3) AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland at Chicago— Garcia (16-9) vs Pierce (13-9) Detroit at St. Louis—Wight (6-8) vs Cain (9-7) Boston at Philadelphia (2) Nixon (4-3) and McDermott (7-8) vs Shantz (22-4) and Byrd (12-11) Washington at New York—Por- tertield (11-12) vs Lopat (6-5) Squad of 45 Shows up For K-State Football MANHATTAN, Kas.. Aug. ,30 IB -A squad of 45 Kansas State football players weathered an early morning rain and a hot afternoon sun today in the season's first practice. Twenty-four lettermen were present as Coach Bill Meek worked the squad on fundamentals in the morning drill and ran a short offensive scrimmage late in the day. Workouts will continue twice daily until classes start Sept. 11. BIG THREE—The Yankees again depend on their Big Three in the fierce run down the American League stretch. ^Tbey are, left to right. Allie Reynolds, Vic Kaschi and Eddie Lopat (NEA). _ Lazy Aces Will Meet Navy Teaai Thursday Leavenworth's Lazy Aces softball team will meet the US Navy recruiting team of Kansas City Thursday night at 7:45 p.m. at Hawthorn Park. 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