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10 30 a b d e f S h THE PHILADET.PHTA TNOTTTTlKTl. THURSDAY MORNING. MARCH 20. 1931 SPORTSCOPE Sawyer Figures Docfgers Bellcr Club Than Giants; Thinks Phils Aloiie Benefit From Added Year By JOHN WEBSTER ! : ..r " f 1 ' - V ) i & i i s CHICK DRESSEN CLEARWATER. Fla.. March 28. 'ITH the Grapefruit season on the wane. Edwin Melbv Sawyer has seen his I'ightin' Phillies engaged In competition with the teams to beat' in the forthcoming National League campaign. His ob: crvatlons appear to have caused him no great degree or emotional distress. In common with most baseball men. the "talent" which writes about them, and random's keener minds, he believes the ba ance of power will lie in the East. When the dust was well settled from thti champions' give-and-take with the Glints on Florida's West Coast and with tin; Dodgers in Miami. I asked "the Skipper" how he figured the two clubs New York and Brooklyn. His reply was in good old Rhode Island Sawyerese . . . utterly non-commital: "They're both gong to be 'tough clubs. We've got to ex ject that. Probably every club will be tough . . . but it looks like another year for the East!" From that non-promising prelude, Sawyer began to pitch strikes, however. "You've got to figure Brooklyn stronger thun the Giants. The Dodgers are the be.ter ball club. Of course, the Dodgers rm.y need some more pitching. But if they get it, they'll really be tough. They're prettv sure to have everytliing else. "The Giants should ha e the pitchers . . . and a good defensive club. But they don't have the hitting strength. They're sort of like the Phillies on some days!" This was a day when our Red Caps had won a one-run decision with tight hurling and a minimum of base hits. . ... What did Sawyer thirk of the young: hurlers Brooklyn sent against the champions Chris Van Cuyk, the lanky lefty who Kave 'em one hit in six innings; Ray Moore, whom they pounded; Jim Romano, who twirled tlx scoreless frames, and Bud Podbielan, neither entirely a strangrr nor completely a riddle? "Oh, you ran't figure on fellow like hat. They had Van Cuyk and Podbielan up last year ami sent them back. They're probably all too far away for this season." Naturally, the Dodgers staff will suffer materially through the departure for the Amy of Erv Palica, usually an enigma to Bob Carpenter's chattels. Sawyer and the members of his high command, coaches Benny Hengough, Cy Perkins and Dusty Cooke, believe that big Don Newcombe should have a good season. They aren't so sure about Preacher Roe, a lefty now 33 and seldom ex-osed to the thunder of Phillies' right-handed power. None of them is exact y high on Carl Ersklne, Ralph Branca or Dan Bankhead, the holdover righties, or Joe Hatten, the southpaw who was seldom on sight during Burt Shotton's term of office. Curiously. Bengough, who caught some of the greatest moundsmen in his days with the Yankees, prefers Hatten to Van Cuyk. "I think Hatten might be a fair pitcher if he's given a chance. Van Cuvk's got a sreat curve but he can't control it. Robby (Robin Roberts) missed that hook by a foot, but when Van Cuyk used it for a third strike, it was almost a wild pitch. So, he fanned Robby with a fast ball b it a good hitter might have killed it." Nevertheless, the Philies' Skipper is willing to concede that any ball club with hitters of the caliber of Gil Hodges, Jackie Robinson, Rov Campanellc, Duke Snider, Carl Furillo and Bruce Edu crds could be bad nrr's. Let the Doaqers pet some nurnng. end they're bound to be dangerous, he thinks. I shov'd add also that Chuck Drcssfn. bark in the job after a siege of illness, must instill some pep into his athletes. THE Dodscrs of Miami bore more resemblance to the Hub of pre-homest retch days in 1950 than to the all-out fighting team which Just missed in the flag rush. This was due in part to the absence of Hodge and Campanclla from the cast, but perhaps more to the fact the Dodgers had been without a manaaer since the second day of training at Vero Beach. When ,' Dressen went to the hospital, Clyde Sukeforth. a human derrick " for Shotton in recent campaigns, took over the reins. ' It doesn't suffice, however, when a coach is temporarily the man in charge. He's hesitant to crack the whip as a manager , would. Plavers are prone to figure the understudy pilot is exceed- Ing his authority and perhaps aiming to supplant an ailing superior. Moreover, it is essential the lieutenant remain on the ; friendliest of terms with the athletes, so the coaches tell me. For this reason, the absence of Dressen. freshman pilot in Flatbush, hurt more than one might have imagined. . I Beyond the mound, Brooklyn's only problems may be third 5 base and left field. Bobby Morgan, candidate for the hot corner, and Tommv Brown, seeking the left garden portfolio, were sent back from Miami to the Vrro Beach workshop, so inept was their hitting. BUly Cox is an excellent glove man at hird, but not much help a the plate. Don Thompson, a lefty all the way who hit .311 for Montreal last season, might do in the pasture. He was brieflv with the Braves in '49, has shown enough to indicate he 4 may be an improvement en Gene Hermanski, Cal Abrams, et aL --.. Since Sawyer was figuring this as ?n Eastern year, I asked If this included the Boston Braves. He pondered that, then answered with much conviction: "Well, the Braves may be in the race. But they'll need more than those three fellows." The three fellows." as it shouldn't be necessary to add. are hurlers Warren Snahn (21-17 in '50), Johnny Sain (20-13) and Vern Bickford (19-14). As I may have written before. Billy Southworth has such rood young possibilities as Max Surkont, who showed promise last semester; Bob Hall and Dick Donovan, who didn't, but who seem improved, and Jim Wilson, once skulled by a Hank Green-berg blast, who was 24-11 with Seattle in 1950. Sawyer is not. of course, from Missouri, bi;t It's evident these Braves hopefuls will have to show him on the warpat h. Sawyer sees vnltd reason for optimism this sprinotime, it's to be attributed partially to the fine performances of his htll corps. Also to the fact a ye ir's seasoning has given certain steadiness and poise to his Whiz Kids. This he counts as a definite factor in the team's improvement. "We're a year older and it's bound to help our young players. Even without Curt Simmons, we've got a better ball club than a year ago." Simmons, as every Phillies' loyalist must know, is the 17-game southpaw winner who went into the service last September. "But we're thr only club that benefits from another Feason. The others, the Dodgers, the Giants, the Braves . . . they're Just one year older!" New Fashion Wins by Two Over Miss Tihka at Laurel (Race Chart on Page 32) By PALMER HEAGERTY Special to The Inquirer LAUREL. Md., March 28. Frank Rosen's Palatine Stable trainer, J. H. (Slim) Pierce and Jockey Joe Culmone completed dou hies today when New Fashion drove to victory under showers and cloudy skies In the featured Springtime Purse before 10.708 who wagered $711,043 A daughter of Coldstream and Rosy Brand. New Fashion won In 1:13 and paid $10.20. Form players settled for Max Kahlbaum's Miss Tlnka as their choice, then saw that filly charge from far back to be beaten two lengths while taking a narrow decision from C. B. Carter's Break of Day. In the fourth race, Palatine Sta bles' Le Gaulols won hanidly over Lunation for the first triumph of the day for Rosen's colors New Fashion was active in Florida during the winter, winning but a sin gle race, and that while competing under a S5000 claiming banner. She Police Hunt 4 'Fixers' in N. Y. Scandal Quartet's Names Known to Hogan NEW YORK, March 28 (UP). District Attorney Frank Hogan an nounced tonight his detectives are combing "the entire Atlantic sea board" for a grand total of four "fix ers" of college basketball games. Hogan said that his aides will go wherever leads take them, but he added that the search so far is "by no means Nationwide." Hogan's mention of four fixers came as a surprise, since it had been previously believed he was search lng for only two one a former Long Island University player and the other accused of bribing the three City College of New York players arrested last night. ONE HAS POLICE RECORD But the District Attorney refused to identify the targets of the manhunt, and he also refused to indicate which "fixes" they might be connected with. He indicated that at least one member of the quartet had a police record. He mentioned without further comment that he has Jurt finished reeding a report on gambling by At torney General Richard Irwin, oi Florida, regarding gambling in that State. Arrested last night were Irwin Dambrot. Norman Muger and Herb Cohen, of CCNY, but Hogan has ir. dicated that the man who financed their "fixes" was not connected with Salvatore Sollazzo, already charged with fixing four other CCNY players. The three latest players arrested bringing the total to 16 plus one free on bail as a material witness appeared at an arraignment today. It was postponed, however, until April 9. They are free on $1000 bail each. Mager told reporters after the hearing. "Don't ask me anything The District Attorney told us not to talk. I'm in enough trouble already." GRAND SLAM ONE YEAR AGO Ironically, it was a year ago today that CCNY completed its greatest triumph, the winning of basketball s "grand slam." The team had won the National Invitation title and met Bradley March 28, 1550, in the finals of the National Collrsriate Athletic Association tournament. With 30 seconds to go, Bradley was leading. 69-68. Bradley's Gene Mcl chiorre scooted in for a Miot at the basket, but Dambrot grabbed the ball and threw it the length of the court to Mngcr, who popped in the win nlng goal. COLLEGES CRITICIZED College players In New York now have confessed to throwing 20 games over a three-season period for bribes totalling $58,000. There was no Indication how far the corruption spread. There was some criticism of three schools New York University, St. John's and Manhattan College for announcing yesterday they will return to Madison Square Garden next season despite the scandals. Marvin Gross, chairman of the NYU un dergraduate athletic board, was quoted as saying, "The board Is deeply shocked at the manner In which the three colleges, whose important function is the scholastic and moral education of their students, bowed to the pursuit of the dollar." Two former Manhattan players are under indictment for game fixing. One NYU player has confessed taking bribes and another is held as a material witness for allegedly of fering bribes. St. John's has not been implicated. , Phog Allen Proposes College Sports Czar NEW YORK, March 28 (UP). Kansas basketball coach Forrest !Phog) Allen proposed today that colleges hire a H0O,000-a-year commissioner who would have absolute control over athletics even to the extent of firing coaches. The outspoken Kansas coach charged that until the colleges sur render their authority to an all-powerful commissioner, there will be no end to the current basketball fix- scandals and the subsidization of college athletes. "College sports need a commis sioner with absolute power to stamp out the current evils," said Allen, who is here to coach the West All- Stars In the New York Herald Tribune' annual charity basketball game Saturday night. And the commissioner should have power to step in and fire coaches, faculty representatives and alumni secretaries who violate ath letic regulations." "There are 1,200,000 college stu dents In the nation today." he con tinuea. "Every college should be taxed 25 cents per student to defray tne salary or the commissioner Let's make the Job worthwhile and give him the power to straighten out matters. Sports Results College BASEBALL MIT 3 Maryland B..j.t.H.M.,M 1 1 1 n tnnn.) Mlrhttin 4 Sooth Cirolina J r. ( uliu Trhra. . . Mimtrlilr Tfhr. t;r 4 Georte HiidmiiM Z x.t, r ihtm 4 Mtrbtna St. 4 Sathtrn Cilirrni 3 LACROSSE w5wT. zi ! i showed a willingness to run right GOLF rtnul 1 Whicfl A l R'l rth CrllB 32 TENNIS Ti'tm . eanrtIM, rain) Mrr 7 VlrrisU ft BASKETBALL NATIONAL CAMPUS TOCKSHT Trac 9 relo S2 I tfc $1 VU knova 6& Holr run . . . 1 ornell M il h le . ornell 2 Professional EXHIBITION BASEBALL Sratra N 3 PHI .LIES New Hark IM 4 St. tenie (N) Clwin-imti 13 Indianapoiii AAV ATHLETICS 7 . Pr.roklm trailed 11 inn., darknewl f hi'acs (A 1 New Yk Ore'ind 11 St. loot (A) fitUSarih 11 Cbirat M ICE HOCKEY AMfF.ICAN t-AOt'E PLAYOITS Ser.e "C" f't.tMi-rd 7 prt irfteld 2 (Pitli -:h 3-. In hent-3-ef 5 ri IMT'H STATFS lHf.l t PLA" FVS flmhe 3 4mMf overtime Tali 2 insihi lead. In bst-3-af-S Mrlea) Cut..- i, i J" . ' 1 '' J r , ... t-. A -it.:..;-,. ei ' S .V if i Gonzales Beats Segura, Kramer Tods VanHorn Kovacs Downs Riggs for First Victory In Inquirer Round-Robin Tennis Meet ny FRANK O OARA Big rancho outlasted Little Tancho by the skin of his flashing Latin teeth last night in a tremendous tennis tussle of the $10,000 Inquirer World Professional Indoor Championship, which was applauded to the echo by 2800 spectators in the spacious St. Joseph's College Alumni Memorial Field House. The greater of the Panchos, Richard Alonzo Gonzales, had to come from the brink of defeat to down his scrappy little adversary, Francisco Segura, 6-5, 3-6, 6-4, in the feature of a thrill-packed , , . I . - . 4-. : i - : t : I . f V...; mm CONGRATULATIONS FROM LITTLE PANCHO TO BIG PANCHO Francisco (Pancho) Segura (left) shakes hands with Richard (Pancho) Gonzales last night after Gonzales defeated him, 6-5, 3-6, 6-4, in $10,000 Inquirer World Professional Indoor Round-Robin Tennis Championship at the St. Joseph's College Field House, 54th st. and City Line. Gonzales and Jack Kramer have 3-0 records as tournament goe3 into fourth round tomorrow night. Phils Strand 14, Lose, 3-2; A's, Dodgers Tie at 7-7 from the start today. She raced A. A N.wberrr Crabbe's Tea Token into defeat after three furlongs, then drew clear rapidly. Meanwhile Miss Tinka seemed un willing to extend herself, as Mrs. Walter M. Jeffords' Sail Cloth, after rearing up in the starting gate and unseating her rider prior to the start, apparently was unprepared when the break came. These two were in sixth and seventh position, respect ively, in front of only Mrs. M. M. Jurgens' Vinnie. . Culmone had hustled New Fashion three lengths clear of her opposition entering the stretch, with Tea Token fading badly, but still able to retain the runnerup spot. Miss Tinka meanwhile, had settled down somewhat and was rallying boldly. Holding a clear lead, Culmone kept BRODSON. WILSON TO MEET CHICAGO, March 28 (AP). A meeting may be held between Sldnev a. croason. or Milwaukee. Kefauver Crime Committee witness and admitted gambler, and Big Ten Com missioner K. L. (Tug) Wilson. Brodson. testifying before the crime committee last week, said gamblers suspected one Big Ten basketball referee of irregularities Wilson today said he would be willing to meet with Brodson to dis cuss the allegation. At Milwaukee Brodson said he was in "complete accord" with Wilson's desire to discuss the matter person to person and added he could assure Wilson of his cooperation. Darkness Stops 1 Game After 1 1th Br ART MORROW Inquirer Sports Reporter MIAMI, Ha., March 28. The Athletics and Brooklyn Dodgers settled for a negotiated peace today, battling through 11 InnlnRS to a 7-7 tie before the umpires called It because of darkness. It was a peace with honor to both sides. But after they'd gone through three hours, 27 minutes of action today, following Tuesday's 3:45 marathon that went 13 innings, all hands were willing to settle for peace at any price. No doubt the 851 spectators agreed. Of the game's 14 runs, homers accounted for nine. DAVIS. CHAPMAN HOMER roa Davis pounced the games nrst pitch off the top of the left- center wall, and Sam Chapman belted a three-run blast in the seventh. For the Brooks, Eddie Miksls cleared the fence with one aboard in the second, and Peewee Reese connected with two on base in the sixth. Thanks to Miksis' round-tripper. the only serious jolt marring ex- Dodger Lefty Morris Martin's debut as a Mackman. and Reese's circuit clout, which shook Hank Wyse, the National League pennant favorites boasted a 6-1 lead at the end of the sixth. Chris Van Cuyk, the 6-foot 6-inch 215-pounder who had a streak of 12 consecutive scoreless innings until Davis tagged his first pitch. checked the A's through the sixth, despite a two-basger by Davis and Joe Astroth's fourth-frame triple. MACKS TIE AT 6-6 But he tired in the seventh. He issued walks to plnch-hitter Billy Hitchcock and Davis, and after fanning Elmer Valo, served up a left- field double to Bob Wellman. Chapman then blasted his homer. Chris' older brother, 30-year-old southpaw John Van Cuyk. replaced him in the eighth, and the A's knotted at 6-6. Astroth sandwiched single between two walks, and when Davis again strolled and pinch-hitter George Moskovtch grounded into a double play, the Macks had the necessary two runs. An overpowerful throw by Gene Hermanski enabled the A's to take command in the ninth. One down, Ferris Fain doubled to the left cor ner, and took third as the elder Van Cuyk uncorked a wild pitch while passing Eddie SamcofT. Here Kermit Wahl unleashed a short fly that was almost foul. Hermanski. in left, shagged the ball, and rifled it plate- ward. BROOKS TIE WITH 2 OUT The ball flew over Catcher Bruce Edwards' head, and though John Van Cuyk backed up the play, Fain slid home. But the Dodgers tied it with two out in the home half against Walter Kellner, Alex's righthanded brother. who had taken over in the eighth after a scoreless inning of relief by Charley Harris. Hank Edwards, batting for John Cambridge to.Race 5 American Crews BOSTON, March 28 (VP). The crew of Cambridge (England1! Uni versity, will sail for the United States on Saturday on the Queen Elizabeth to become the first British varsity crew in history to race in America. Former Governor Robert F. Brad ford, Massachusetts, president of the Union Boat Club, announced last night the Cambridge crew would arrive in New York on Tuesday and race against Yale and Princeton on April 14. On April 19, Sisler Injures Leg As Braves Win By STAN BAUMGARTNF.R Inquirer Sports Reporter CLEARWATER, Fla.. March 28. The Phillies made eight hits and drew 11 walks today but left 14 men on base and were beaten by the Boston Braves, 3-2. before 1863. It was the 10th one-run game played by Manager Eddie Sawyer's men this spring. They have won five and lost five. They also lost the services of Dick Sisler for a few days. The outfielder twisted his left knee sliding into second base in the fifth inning and was replaced by Bill Nicholson. One solid single on four occasions would have turned the tide, but it was not in the Phillies' bats. They filled the sacks with two out in the! first and two down in the ninth. They had two men in scoring posi tion in both and second and seventh, but could not find the winning punch. ! BRAVES CASH CHANCES ' On the other hand, the Braves made only seven safeties and got three walks, but had the zing when it counted and evened the four-game series. The final tilt will be played at Bradenton tomorrow with Bob Miller and Jack Brlttln due to hurl for the Phils. The Braves took the lead in the first with one run, but the Phils tied it in the second. Boston then put together one run in each the third and fourth to take a 3-1 lend, which they held until the champions added their second counter in the seventh and thus It remained until the Sawyer's men had their best op portunity in the ninth as they did against Cincinnati yesterday but fell short in the pinch. Richie Ash-burn, who made three safeties during the day, opened the final frame with a single to left off Art Fowler, rookie righthander from Atlanta (19-8). With Willie Jones at bat. Ashburn took second on a passed ball. Jones fanned but Jimmy Blood- worth, who had replaced Mike Oo-llat at second In the seventh, waited for a walk. Del Ennls then grounded to Gene Mauch at third and Dick Whitman, running for KnicksWin 1st Over Nats, 103-92 Continued on Page 31, Column 4 NEW YORK, March 28 AP. Led by Vince Borjia's 30 points, th New York Knickerbockers won the opening game of the National Bas ketball Association Eastern finals tonight by defeating the Syracuse Nationals, 103-62, before 6000 in Madison Square Garden. Syracuse, after being down 14 points going Into the last quarter, managed to pull within 87-90 with 2:45 to go. But two free throws by Harry Gal latin and two more by Max Zaslof- sky, with a field goal sandwiched between, opened it to 96-87 with a minute and a half left. After that each team continued to hit from the foul line as the clock ran out. RATKOVICZ SCORES 22 George Ratkovicz, top Nat pro ducer with 22, and Dolph Schayes kept Syracuse in front throughout most of the first period as the Knicks kept pace by hitting free throws. However, Connie Simmons' three- point play two seconds before the quarter ended put New York in front 23-22 and they never trailed thereafter. The two teams left after the game for Syracuse where the best-of-flve- game series continues tomorrow night. Ohollel.l RatkGvicK.f Hapnum.c Onbor Cervl.t Totiitii Continued on Page 31, Column 3 Fairhill, St. Columba's Win in Tournament Fairhill and St. Columba's scored second round victories in the North Philadelphia Invitational Basketball Tournament last night at Burholme Recreation Center, The Fairhill turned back the Immaculate Con ceptlon tram. 56-51. and St. Colum ba's defeated Clippers, 93-71. Tomorrow night La Salle Saint will play Roxy and Fairhill will meet Ward in the tournament competition at Lawncrest Recreation Center. Services for Eddie Collins Attended by Sports Notables SyrMUM Nrw Ynrk 0 F F O. 1 5 IS Borvla f 11 10 2 0lltui.f 6 7 8 22 Vandepghe.f 1 5 1 11 Kaftan. f O 4 3 11 Clifton. o 1 4 3 10 Plmmonn.e S 5 3 13 7.infkr M 3 O t I I.iimpp a 4 1 B 7 P. P 8 30 7 19 O 2 O 0 O 2 4 2n 5 II O R A 11 32 28 62 Moduli. t Totali 37 29 103 22 17 19 34 02 23 25 24 31103 Frw throws mtuvd Hi-haw S. Ratkovic 2. .Tnnanarn. Bonlarl. Oabor. Bymour. Cervl: Clifton. Simmona a, EMlofukr. MoQuIra 3. Continued on Page 33, Colun n 8 Cambridge will come to Bton to New rasnion to extreme pressure, race Harvard. Massachusetts Insti- which enabled him to complete the tute of Technology and Boston Unl dash two lengths clear of Miss Tinka. verslty. WESTON. Mass.. March 28 (UP). Edward Trowbridge (Eddie) Collins was laid to rest today in a woodsy cemetery of this Boston suburb. With family and friends grouped around the grave, Rev. Whitney Hale offered final committal prayers of the ancient Episcopal service. Mourners at the grave of the executive vice president of the Boston Red Sox included Collins widow, her son by a previous marriage, friends and relatives, including Eddie Collins, Jr., who tried but never could have hoped to fill his father's baseball shoes. He is assistant farm director for the Philadelnhia Phillies. His other son. Rev. Paul Collins, an Episcopal minister in Paris, was unable to secure transportation home after learning of his father's death. Recess games of scrub baseball were in progress in a dozen school Ray Barnes Beats Hunter In Upset DETROIT, March 28 (AP). Ray Barnes. 163 H, Detroit, made his shuffling, boring-in tactics pay off tonight. He won a unanimous 10-round decision from favored Chuck Hunter, 164V4, Cleveland, before 2354. Barnes plodded In with his hands at the side of his face, then uncorked flurry afterflurry of rights and lefts to pile up a decisive edge over Hunter, who had enhanced his middleweight prestige by defeating Jimmy Beau last week. Both mixed it up in the eighth and tenth. Most of the time it was an unspectacular fight with Barnes, 22. plodding in close and oppnlng up. The fight grossed only $3432.80. Bruins Upset Leafs Ip Stanley Cup, 2-0 TORONTO, March 28 (UP) The Boston Bruins upset the Toronto Maple Leafs. 2-0, tonight before 12,919, in the opener of their best-of seven semi-final series in the Na tlnnal Hockey League's Stanley Cup title playoffs. Al Rollins, brilliant Leaf goal tender, suffered an injured knee late in the first period and may miss the rest of the series with Boston. His spot was taken over by the veteran Turk Broda. The . Bruins, winning their first game here this season, went in front in the first period on a goal by rookie Lome Ferguson. The clincher was tallied by Woody Dumart in the final period. During the regular season, the Bruins onlv twice beat the Leafs in 14 games, tying two. Rand Defeats Pirollo Stee Rand edged out Armand Pir- Emil Fuchs. former owner of the olI. 125-119. last night in the Class program. The close conquest by the tour ney's defending chRmpion kept him tied for the lead with the stellar Jack Kramer, who earlier showed his best form of the tourney in defeating Welby Van Horn, 6-1. 6-3. It was the third straight victory for Gonzales and Kramer, with Segura falling behind with a 2-1 mark in the round-robin affair. 2 SUFFER THIRD LOSS ' Frank Kovacs took over fourth place with a 1-2 mark by downing Bobby Riggs. 6-3, 1-6. 6-4. Ex-champ Riggs and Van Horn absorbed their third defeat. In an exhibition doubles match, SfttUra-Van Horn downed Gonaalcs Riggs, 6-3. The 6-5 set In the Gonzales-Scgura duel was the result of the tourney rule made to keep the program within reasonable time limits either of the first two sets, the player first winning six games takes the set. A third set, if necessary, is played to the usual conclusion. KRAMER TO FACE SEGURA The tourney will resume Friday night at the same site with Kovacs playing Van Horn. Kramer meeting Segura and Gonzales taking on Riggs. Also scheduled is a tournament doubles contest between the teams of Van Horn-Kovacs and Gonzales-Segura. From the beginning of the Gon zales-Segura battle until Just before its sparkling conclusion, the lithe little Segura had Big Pancho in one tub of hot water after another. Only Gonzales' tremendous service and Reneral power plus a few crucial breaks saved him. In the deciding set, Little Pnncho broke through the giant's delivery to take a 3-1 lead, and he seemed to have the match In his hip pocket when he was one point away from a 4-1 advantage at 40-15, But here Gonzales came back with a tremendous rally to take the game after 12 points on a lucky net cord shot and a sizzling cross-court placement. GONZALES GOES AHEAD From there on, the bigger, stronger, younger athlete was in the as cendency . He battered across three aces to take his own delivery and null on even terms, then broke through Segura again for a 4-3 lead Little Pancho had been out in front on service, 40-30, only to surrender it on two pretty passing shots, plus a forced error. Service followed thereafter and that was all Big Pancho needed to prevail. On this final delivery, he racked up three more aces, ending the match with a blast that neither Segura nor most of the fans could follow. Gonzales, whose service had been timed by the electronic equipment of the Franklin Institute at a sizzling 112.88 miles per hour on Tuesday, blasted 17 deliveries past his agile foe for clean aces. Pancho the Lesser did a great Job of returning service, however, sending back the majority of them low over the barrier to keep his net-rushing adversary from making decisive volleys. RALLIES FROM DEFICITS Oonzales was very fortunate to pull out the opening set. In the third game, he faced a 0-40 disadvantage on service, but after getting a break on a close call, he changed racquets and blazed across his service to pull out the game. Next, he broke through Little Pancho for a 3-1 edge. Again, things stood at 0-40 in the seventh game, only to have Gon- Inquirer Tennis Card Tomorrow Order of matches and pairings for tomorrow night (first match at 7:30) in The Inquirer world title tennis at St. Joseph's College Field House, 54th st. and City Line: SINGLES Frank Kovacs vs. Welby Van Horn Jack Kramer vs. Francisco Segura-Richard Gonzales vs. Bobby Rigt EXHIBITION DOUBLES Kovacs-Van Horn vs. Gonzales Segura STANDINGS W. L. W. L. Kramer 3 0 Kovacs 13 Gonzalrs 3 0 Riggs 4 3 Segura 1 Van Horn 0 3 corteRe traveled from Boston's famed Church of the Advent to the Lyn-wood graveyard beside the old Boston Post Road. HUNDREDS AT SERVICES In the procession were many of the sports world's best known names paying tribute to the first of the Philadelphia Athletics' famous "$100,000 infield" to die. They had been among the hundreds who crowded mto the candle-lit Episcopal Church and' over-flowed into the streets for the Solemn High Mass of Requiem celebrated by Rev. Peter R. Blynn. Roy Mack, vice president of the Athletics, was there, along with Urn. pires Art Gore and Bill Summers, Boston Braves, and Mrs. Ted Wtl-'A championship pocket billiards liams. wife of the famous sluceer tournament at "Longo's Academy . Tonight Tonv Marlnelli Dlavs Jocmav be exchanced at the Inauirer the nets, kicking out 31 shot n yards along the 12-mile route thei Continued on Page 31, Column a Pisano in the tourney. ticket office. preserve a shutout for Toledo. Continued on Page 33. Column 5 Hornets Win, 7-2, Sweep AHL Series SPRINGFIELD, Mass.. March 28 (AP). The Pittsburgh Hornets de feated the Springfield Indians for the third straight time tonight, 7-2, to sweep the Class C series of the American Hockey League Calder Cup playoffs before 6800 at the Coliseum. The Hornets, who were first de clared out of the playoffs by league president Maurice Podoloff and then reinstated by the AHL's board of governors, took a 3-0 edge In the first period. Ray Hannigan, who performed hockey's three-goal hat trick and also had three assists, tallied twice in the first session. Pittsburgh meets Hershey'i Rears, who topped Indianapolis in Series B, in the semifinal opening Saturday in Hershey, Pa. The winner plays Cleveland in the final. Villanova Upset; HlBy Utah, 67-65; j Syracuse Victor j Special to The Inquirer ! PEORIA. 111.. March 28. Utah slashed from behind in the last half and knocked Villanova out of Bradley University's National Campus Basketball Tournament, 67-65, tonight in the finest game of the first round. The score was tied 16 times beforn Glen Smith, working cautiously and brilliantly through the entire second half with four fouls, carried th Uls to victory. In the opening game, Syracuse boat Toledo. fi!)-52, as Ed Miller's JJ points and rebounding led the winners. SMITH TALLIES 23 Utah Smith shoved in 19 of hi leading 23 point in the kecond hi if and got Reven of them in the splurgs that Jumped Utah from a 52-50 deficit with nine minutes left into a 63-56 edge in with three to go. Even then it took the entire Utah team to keep battling Ben Stewart from personally returning the game to the Wildcats. Stewart's two baskets and foul shot cut the gap to" 63-61 with 1:5 left and twice more he sliced the margin to two points after Bruce Goodrich hnd Glenn Duggins scored off of Utah's possession offense in the waning moments. GLASSMIRE FOULS OUT Villanova lost its 37-31 halftone lead to Smith and Duggins withia less than three minutes and then lost the key to its offense when Sam Glassmire departed on personals with 14:33 left to play. A Utah defensive nwitch. shiftlns cleverly onto Larry Hennessey, alvj namprreo: the Wildcats, for th sophomore star was held to two ec- ond-half baskets. In the first half. Hennessey and Duggins staged the tournament's fanciest scoring duel with 15 points apiece. Stewart matched Hennessey's 19 for the Wildcats, and Duggins' 19 left him second to Smith for Utah. Hennessey threw In six baskets with nine minutes in his opening burst, while Villanova battled to mr even. Then Hennessey stuck another 25-iooter amid the spree that pulled the Wildcats to their 37-31 intermission edge. In the epener, Toledo held the advantage the majority of the firt half until Syracuse took over at 21-24 on Miller's hook and moved on to a 37-31 bulge at the Intermission. POOR SECOND HALF Syracuse was in front the ret of the way, as the Rockets hit only 15 percent of their shots in the second half. Toledo pulled up to 54-48 with sit minutes remaining, only to have reserve Frank Reddout and Miller break the game wide open. Th Rockets lost their star, Jack Fee-man, on personal fouls late in th third period, but big Ralph Carroll plugged the gap and came up with eight points. Miller got able assistance from Tom Huegins. He scored 12 points and turned in a stellar rebounding job. Phil Morton snagged 11 fir Toledo and Feeman and Carlo Muzl 10 each. Muzi limited the Orangemen's Jack Kiley to seven tallies. Kt: O, Bll ); T. hil. trir4: T. foci Round-Robin Tennis Tickets on Sale For Pro Event TICKETS are on sale for the $10,000 Pro Indoor Round-Robin Tennis Championship, continuing tomorrow and concluding Saturday. Sponsored by Inquirer Charities, it is being held at St. Joseph's College Field House, 54th st. and City Line. The six-player field includes Richard Gonzales, Jack Kramer, Bobby Riggs, Francisco Segura, Frank Kovas and Welby Van Horn. Prices (including taxesK For tomorrow and Saturday $3.90, $2.60, $1.50. Tickets are on sale at: ST. JOSFPH'S FIEI.O HOt'SE. noon to ?3 dsf of matrhfs; aoon Is 6 otbenriu. Durint thre hnors, rrftervftlieni mmf' h made vr i,R T-SH50. INQMRF.R TICKET OFFICE. 400 S. Broatf t. IB A. Hl.-S P. M.I. BOWNTOWN TICKET OFFICE. 1413 Wll-DUt at. I9-H. OIMBFI 'S. KOI n Murk. I ,H. ;nn-R 30 THE ARENA. 45th !) Mrkl U. IIA-IO). Tickets purchased for matches originally scheduled at the Arena tl; FT. fooU irttd ! rial.. Vllltnnvt Bnnesiey. t -Mnony. I i i . BrcnnAn, , Sirt, t Olitit.mir. i -. Orprt. 9 MflKuir, t ToUli Utah 3vx)r!eh I Smith, t Br.tfs. e CrTj. t Dusglnn. c Minim. I PU., ainU; rt., prr- F-rr p-t p-t. 1-5 38 a Fn(ord, f . Assy, t Toil . Vtl anovt UUli Q-ST 9-2S 3-11 111 a-ts - O- 3 3- 3 2H-S3 O-ST 3- S-10 5-15 3- 8 -18 O- 1 0- 1 O- 2 0- O 4- A 3- 1- 2 O- O 4- 6 1 A O 10 . 4, 3 2 A 13-24 22 P-PT PU Per. fiyracuio o. KllfV t 3 Suprunow'z.f O - 27-73 1 21 I 13 FIRST GAME 0- O 7. 9 1- 3 I- 4 3- 5 o- 1 0- 1- 1 13-22 i;i 19 Toledo A 23 11 7 10 0 O 1 B7 ?rt 17 AT r. p 1 7 McDonld.f 3 3 Fmn.I 2 IS Mrirton.o 2 12 Muzl i 1 7 Wr.ltpr.f 0 9 RufsPU.f 1 3 Curoll. f 0 4 Nicholnoa.e 3 7 Moore f O 0 Dietrich,! O 2 O 0 Miller ,c Hugging.! Jock le t Mitnikusf Steveitkejr.f Roche, f Reddout. e Hladik I Sw&nson.! Serley.i ToUla 28 1.1 (S3 TWl Ha ;iim JyT-u 37-31 missed Syracuse. 10: Toiedo. 13. G. 1 5 4 4 1 2 2 1 O O P P 1 3 0 10 3 11 2 10 20 13 U M Uroa Sea Gulls Lose, 6-0, In U. S. Open Hockey TOLEDO, O.. March 23 (AP. The Toledo Mercurys scored a 6-0 victory over the Atlantic City Sea Gulls tonight in the opening carr. of the semi-final round of the U. S. senior open hockey championship. Ivan Walmsley had a busy time in

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