The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on December 10, 1946 · Page 15
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The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California · Page 15

Bakersfield, California
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Tuesday, December 10, 1946
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Siortcil -Seattle-.Rainfers" of the Pacific Coast league; Tj'fib will'hold spring "tratalng- 1 * n ^B^ersfield nest rear, are ~schedule4Mo Tpiay at least 10 games at Sam Lynn Park, according to Earl Sheely, general ^ manager. , Sheely, who stopped in Bakersf ield en route to'"Seattle from the msjor- minor league pieeting in Los Angeles,' stated the RainiersVouid play games against- Sacramento, Holly, wood, Cleveland,, Los Angeles, Chicago ^Wfiite Sox and Oakland Acorns. Opening the grape fruit season, the Rainiers hone-to play a local nine on March' S. Sacramento -trill play here March 14 and 15; Hollywood March IS; Cleveland,, Starch 17; Los Angeles, March 21 and 22; White Sox, March 26, and Oakland, March 29 and 30. „,-.., White Sox „. Away from "home the Kalnievs will play the White Sox, Los "Angeles Cubs and Sacramento. " Sheely "stated JoJo White, manager, and fhe pitchers an<3 catchers will sppiia. a week working out at Richardson Springs prior to coming to Bajcersfield, March 3. . The entire squad of approximately 45 players will come here for a month's stay, stopping at the Padre hotel. Mainstays again this nest season will include Kermit Lewis, Lou Kovikoff,and 'White in the outfield, Robert Hale, A] KretHiman, Bill McCloskey, Leo Tran, Tony York and Lawrence Wert infielders, William Beard, Bib Stagg and- Hal Sueme, - catcher; and Larry Guay, Harold Anderson, BOD Snyder and Alex Pelica, pitchers. , Seattle also has acquired among others, "Syd JacuChi, former pitcher 1 for the St. Louis Browns and with | Indianapolis last spason; Rex Cecil, San Diego and' Indianapolis and also of the big leagues; Ttoy Weatherby o£ the Xew Tork Yankees and Indianapolis,-Strum, a big first baseman; Posdel,, a pitcher, and a younger "brother to Tony York, first baseman. Hammer-listed Norman* Stancil,who is as bad on some occasions!as' he Is good on'Others, had-one of "his better nigits Fdda$i at" Strelieh Stadium -and weathered "a firsM-oun'd stoi-m to pound-* rugged Willis. Rollins jnto submission, nalfway through the^ fourth heat o£ thoir slam-Dang main event bout. The'big Los Angeles Xegro gave Stancil a lesson in slugging tactics, in the first round, but Jthe local puncher "-rallied to , score " three knockdowns in the third and the final one in 1:26 of the fourth. ' Stancil was almost entirely "on-the defensive in the first round; |but hecame more aggressive, to the second and before the third heat was half over Avas in complete charge of the situation. Hef sent Rollins down in the r third for counts 'of 5, Z and 9. Stancil tried-hard for a knockout in the third, even hitting Rollins on the knee in his eagerness, but grew wild and fhe bell rang before he could land the finisher. Rollins walked to his corner with eyes glazed, then surprised everyone i oy fighting back strongly in the fourth until another blow sent him to the floor. The main event was preceded by several bouts that were every bit a's pleasing to the crowd as the finale. Four of the seven bouts on the program ended in knockouts and the crowd went home at 10:15 p.m. Hard-working little Rito Barajas ekef out a slim victory over Paul Valdez in tne^semi-windup,,.another hammer-and-tongs battle. 'Baiajas too 1 - planty of punishment from Valdez, a man with an explosive left hand, but dished out enough of his own to win Referee Tommy Hart's nod. , Joe Orosco required less than a round to dispose of Carlos Cid in, the special event. In preliminary bouts, Ralph Pierson flattened Napoleon Huston in the first round; Jimmy Smith knocked out John Snow In th» second;. Al Aharado cooled Wild Willie Walton in the second, and Archie Flowers decisioned Ra.y Harness. CAGEY PLAY IN.HOCKEY^.TL'SStE-Goalie BilfDuraan of Montreal Canadians is nearly, shoved into his cage as his-,defense men thwart JSew STork Rangers' scbrin'g attempt in first pcrioa-of game at Madison "Square Garden, "Kew* York "CityC Glen Harmon (SK of Canadians comes in on play. Bangers scored in last 30 seconds, of game and'won 2-l r snappiug,Montreal's win. streak of four. 1 - -~ Rodriguez Defeats--' Robieto at Bay City ' *i -. .• -'SAN FRAKClSCOr"Dee..l J 0. Tony Rodriguez of San Francisc6 barely missed a knockout victory last night as he slapped Joe Robeto of Pasadena around for an easy 10- round decision at the i coliseitm.- ' Rodriguez, 136, floored Robieto, 134, for a nine count in the secprid rou.nd and had him 'badly 'mauled again in the seventh when the" bell saved- the lighter man. „ • , „- t "« - Buddy Jackltch, 134, SanjJ^ran- cisco, knocked out, Alex Amadof," 131, San Francisco, in" the -fourth round of a scheduled lO-rounder. Orville Young, 125, San Jose, de- cisioneil Joey Mace, 127, Sacramento, and Wayne Sheppard, 130, -Oakland, outpointed Manuel Montes, 135," Jose, in a pair of four rounders: -BakeFsfieldJndians Join Cage Outfits 0 With three former Bakerstield Indians forming the nucleus/ a new- quintet will be making a strong ^bid in the City Basketball league" "when the 1946-47 season opens this week. Lefty Nielsen, A! Prieto and Bob Sporner have. Joined forces with Manager Johnny Judd and will compete under the colors of Vincent's Cjxlery. < ' ,'i»*The Vincent's team plays its first game Tuesday at 10 p. m. against the J. C. PenneS' five ar West High boys' gym. Other Members of the new, team . include Warren 'Q'Kane, Gene Clark, Bill Payne, Rod N'oice, Bob Knowles, Kenny Brand and Don Copp. Bruce St. John, former West High forward, is expected to join the outfit soon. ( San^-High Pafeetgfielb Californian Tuesday, December 10, 1946 ] 5 Baskethall this week climaxed 1 Saturday night " ~ , will he Wasco] when "five w Kern county ~High~ School varsity _ quintets compete against j each other. *' i ", -Bakersfieid, East Bakersfield, Taft^l Wa % sco' and Shatter high schools t comprise the list of teams entered! in_ the one-night affair with 10 f quarters-, of basketball jslated to be'. 'played. ' ^ > '| Each of the teams will "compete,} against " one .. another, until every 1 schooLhas played four quarters. Tro- 1 phies have been donated for then high scoring quintet and the team ' having the lowest number of points 1 scored against it. ,, [ A huge score board will be iept ' in operation throughout the event, i totaling the number of points for j each team * as they play. Ten i county officials have donated their time and will work the games. ', Diabetic Tennis Star Gives Advice to Kids MELBOURNE, Dec, 10. Since the Australian public has learned Billy Talbert h a diabetic and Is forced to take dai'y insulin shots, the American Davis Cup player has been besieged for advice. Parents of diabetic children have wiitten him and appeared at his hotel to hear him answer the question how he manages to play such a strenuous game of tennis. He has" answered each letter and today he.had a long talk with Jfhe mother o£ a child afflicted with the disease. He advises that hard, constant exercise is "of great assistance in counteracting effects of the malady. NEW RECORD BATiRAXQUILLA, Colombia, Dec. "10. <J?) —A new meet record of 104 t feet, 6 inches, for the. women's throw was set yesterday in-the fifth ' Central Ameriran-Canbbean athletic' games. Judith Caballero shattered J the old record of 91 feet. 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