The Jackson Sun from Jackson, Tennessee on May 31, 1954 · 6
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SPORTS SPORTS PAGE SIX JACKSON, TENNESSEE, MONDAY, MAY 31, 1954 WANT ADS 7-3333 Babe Ruth With Twin The Jaycee-sponsored Babe Ruth League will open its 1954 season and College Park will be dedicated at ceremonies before a baseball doublebeader at College Park tonight at 6:30. The Doctors and the Lions will battle in the lirst game, while the Knights of Pythiar and Jackson Motors will be opponents in the second conflict. Preceding the games will be dedication ceremonies for the recently-constructed College Park facilities. Mayor Emmet Guy and Union University President Warren F. Jones will speak at the ceremonies along with outgoing Chamber of Commerce President Jack Smith and President Bob Emerson. Jaycee Opening Night Chairman Taylor Robinson said that Captain Louis E. Partain of the Salvation Army will pronounce the invocation Adding color and beauty to the occasion will be the Jackson High School band and Miss Jackson and her court- A feature attraction will be offered baseball fans in the opening scrap with two of the league's top pitchers facing one another. Lion ace Marshall Duffy will be Crackers' Win String Broken By Birmingham Baron Rookie By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Southern Association teams breathed a bit easier today Birmingham proved that Atlanta can be beaten. A Baron rookie closed the door on the Crackers" 15-game winning streak in the second game of a doublebeader yesterday. Making his first appearance in a Birmingham uniform, outfielder Lou Sklzas banged a lme-drtve sacrifice that scored Herb Plews with the run that gave Birmingham a 5 - 4 victory. Atlanta won the first game 4-3, with Montag's home run In the fifth with one on putting the Crackers ahead for good. Atlanta's victory string fell two shy of a club record and four shy of tie league record set by the 1927 Birmingham club. New Orleans was the only club Trojans Cop Track From Bears SEATTLE Lft Southern California's potent Trojans let the Bears from Berkeley dream for about an hour Saturday, then came with a rush to wrap up their 14th consecutive Pacific Coast Conference track and field championship. Four records were set in the two-day meet, two of them by the men of Troy a. they stacked up 70 points and left California's Bears trailing in second with 49. Stanford was third with Z5H and the rest of the field scrambled for the crumbs. Washington State tallied 16 UCLA 15. Oregon 134. Washington 13. Oregon State 7 and Idaho 6. In spite of a gusty wind, Ernie Shelton of USC raised the confer ence high jump recrd by an eighth of an inch when he skimmmed the bar at 6 feet 9- inches. Trov's Joe Graffio had set a record of 9.5 seconds in the 100-yard dash In Friday' prelims, but the wind slowed him to 9. seconds Saturday. Stanford's Leo Long sailed the javelin 235 feet 94 inches to better his own spear record and Denny Meyer of Washington was clocked In 9:09.1 for a new mark In the two-mile. Winners of the first thre places in each event, with some addi tions to take care of the relays. were named to the conference team which will meet the Big Ten June 15 at Evanston. Ill Fight Results x By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Indianapolis Al Andrews, ISO1. Superior. Wis., drew with Joe Mi-celi. 1524. New York 10. Hollywood. Calif. Charlie Green, 1634, Los Angeles, stopped Windy Hawkins. 162. Eureka. Calif.. 1. Reno Baby Moe Mario. 118, Reno, stopped Billy Courtour, 122, Waco. Tex., 2. SPIN THROUGH Your Crass Cutting with this CaQ as for Free Demonstration Wilson's Outdoor Equipmtnt Bella Road Phone Z-3111 1C League pens May iiDD At CoOflege (Park pitted against the Doctors equally adept Joe Roland. " This year's Babe Ruth League will have six rather than the four teams playing last year. New teams added this year are Knights of Pythias and Dr. Pepper. Returning nines are the Doctors Association, Lions Club, Jackson Motors and Colonial Bakery. Games will be played on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday nights, with rained out games to be made up on Wednesdays and Saturdays. This week's Tuesday night program lists the Bakers against Dr-Pepper at 6:45 and Knights of Pythias against the Lions at 8:45 p.m. College Park, home of the Babe Ruth League, is located at . the east end of College Street and is behind Parkview Grammar School. League President Tom Voegeli advises persons who intend to ride buses to league games to take the East Chester Street bus and get oif at Parkview School. It is only a short v;alk through the school yard to the field. The defending champion Doctors will present a potent line-up for to-lighi's game at 6:45. Manager Robert E. Richardson listed the fol able to sweep a doubleheader and the twin victories over Mobile. 3-2 and 5-3, lifted the Pels into third place ahead of Chattanooga. The Lookouts split with Nashville, losing the opener 8-6 and wining the nightcap 2-0. Memphis beat Little Rock 6-2 in the first game but dropped the second 5-3. Atlanta's was not the only Southern Association streak yesterday's action ended. Chattanooga snapped an eight-game losing string, and in so doing ended Nashvile's five-game winning s t ; e a k. Birmingham's victory over the Crackers was its first after six straight loses and Little Rock won its first game at home after 10 successive defeats there. Little Rock's Jim Buaning pitched no-hit ball for four innings and had a 2-1 lead over the Chicks until the eight. Then, with two away, Jim Baumer tripled,' Pete Jam's Leaves Fine Record To Shoot At For Ole Miss UNIVERSITY. Miss.. May 31 Robert (Cob) Jarvis added the last of numerous Johnny Reb athletic records when he was named to the 1954 All-Southeastern baseball team. For the lanky Boone ville. Miss., senior, the story had this twist: he thereby became the first Ole Mis'-, athlete to earn All-Southeastern status in more than one sport. Jarvis made bis own way in basketball and baseball and plans to continue in at least one activity as a pro. It's possible he can double up in play-for-pay ranks and that will be his goal for at least another year. He was All-Southeastern in basketball in 1952-53. as a junior, that winter setting 14 new Ole Miss records. He expanded on the Reb record total last season in repeating as a SEC all-star, and thereby became the first Johnny Reb eager to win more than one all-conference rating. In 1952-53 he was a member of the NCAA District IV (All-South) team even though the Rebels didn't compete in the sectional tournament. He was entitled to three seasons of varsity participation in basketball and baseball and won three letters in both sports as a regular. He was never a bench warmer. An outfielder in baseball. Jarvis Is a wonderful ball hawk and possesses one of the best throwing arms in the business. At bat. his top mark was .312. a year ago. He led the club in stolen bases for two of three seasons, this year with 13. Illinois, Indiana, And Ohio State Athletes Capture Big Ten Spring Sports Crowns CHICAGO IFV-The University of IlUinois took major honors with its fourth straight outdoor track title a. championships were decieed in three Big Ten sports over the weekend. Indiana captured Its third consecutive tennis title and Ohio State won the golf title. Making for further distribution of honors were the results of the Individual tenis and golf competitions. Al Kuhn of Northwestern won the singles title in tennis and Bob Bennlng of Purdue was the Individual golf champion. Willard Thomson and Willie Williams led the Illinl track squad. Thomson successfully defended his high hurdle title and added the low hurdle crown. Wiliams won both sprints, as he did last year. Other Illinois victories were supplied by Ralph Fessenden. in the 440, Gene Maynard in the half mile, and by the Illini mile relay team. In addition. Dale Foster and Jim Wright of Illinois tied for first with Northwestern's Bob Ehrhart In the pole vault. The meet, held at Purdue this year, produced no records. Michigan finished second with 40 1-7 point to Ilinols 57, with Michigan State third with 37 9-14. Illinois hosted the three-day tennis meet, in which Indiana won three final singles matches and one lowing as a possible starting nine. Jackie Mitchell 2b, P. V. Mount 31, Joe Roland p, Billy Beasley ss, Jimmy Rushing c. Sonny Foote cf, Ted Dickten lb, Billy Usery If and Dennis Hendris rf. Probable starting for the Lions Club: Bobby Glover, ss, Billy Moore 3b, Bill Tubbs c, Marshall Duffy p. Bill Landrum lb, Charles Jeter cf. Bobby Howard If, David Cough-lin rf, and Charles Murcbison or Fred Reed 2b. For the second game. Managers Maurice Stansell and Benton Fisher listed a possible lineup for the Jackson Motors combine: Monte Snider 3b, John Morgan 2b, Rudy Lowrance ss, Jerry Drew If. Mark Gregory cf or p, Richard Fisher, lb or p, Travis Dyer c, Ernest Edenton lb or cf and Robert Roach rf. Manager Charles Bray was unavailable at press time but a tentative starting lineup is listed for the Knight of Pythias combine: Jere Camp 3b. Mason McPeake ss. Jimmy Lee Simms lb, Don Morgan c. Jimmy Ervin rf, Agard Dickten 2b, Travis Woods cf, Ray Butler p. and Mike Massey or James Morris If. Thomas doubled and Ralph Rowe singled to pull the game out for Memphis. The Travs sewed up the nightcap by turning a walk, three singles and two doubles into four runs in the third. Vince Trakan had to have help from Roger Hig-gins but got credit for his fifth victory. Bob Lenon blasted two home runs for Nashville in the first game, bringing his season total to 16 and tying Atlanta's Bob Montag for the loop lead. Dan Porter, who hit safely in his 18th straight game, knocked in both of the Lookouts' runs in the second game. Gerry Lane stopped the Vols on five hits but was tossed out by Umpire Jack Kernan with two out in the seventh, and final, inning. DiCk Hyde retired pinchhitter Alex Cosmidis to save the shutout for Lane. The injury bugaboo has been the biggest barrier to Jarvis fame. In both sports, twice with basketball injuries carrying over into baseball. Had not Jarvis missed two games during the 1952-53 cage campaign he would have led the SEC in scoring. As it was, he counted 557 points in 24 games to press close, esclipsing the old conference record of 540 set by Kentucky's Cliff Hagan. And had injuries not sidelined the 6-3 senior forward and guard last winter, he would have topped 500 points for the second-straight season. He missed six games and performed parttime In several ethers at half-speed. Jarvis finished up with 353 points for 18 games. His participation after a midseason knee injury knocked his scoring average of 22.4 points a game down to 19.6. He wound up with 1313 career points for a new Ole Miss record and with 1544 points including his freshman season. His point average for varsity action was 19.7 a game sophomore, junior and senior campaigns. Cob stuck to the outfield In baseball, was a forward, center and tuard in basketball, boasting all the essentials. Moreover, he was and is a battler, in the front rank as a competitor. As far as Ole Miss is concerned, may his kind play again. In any bport. And, for the record, he leaves a set hereabouts that will stand for a long long time. doubles match, .making the Hoosler point total 52V. Michigan finished second with 6 and Michigan State third with 34H. Kuhn beat Illinois' Conrad Woods in the finals of the No. 1 singles 6-3. 7-5. Ohio State won the golf meet at Minnesota by a wide margin, its five low scores totaling 1,527 strokes for the 72-hole test. Iowa was second with 1,549 and Purdue, the defending champion, third with 1,55. Benning's score for the route was 298. Lear, Thompson To Meet In Finals WINCHESTER, Ky., May 31 UV-Marvin Lear of Lexington and Fred Thompson of Danville met today in the 36 hole championship showdown of the, 19th annual Winchester Memorial Day Invitational Golf Tournament. Lear advanced yesterday with a 3 and 2 victory over Graves Tebbs of Winchester and a 2 and 1 decision over Wally Rose of Lexington. Thompson's Sunday victims were Earl Stokes of Winchester, 1 up on the 19th green, and W. M. Robinson Jr. of Richmond, 5 and 3. 4 Press IBmi i By JOHN What To Do There is a distinct possibility and even probability that the Kitty League will be faced with a dilemma within the next day or two. - Judging from repeated rumbling on the loca. scene, Jackson's Generals are about ready to give up the losing battle. Nothing official has been forthcoming from owner Hiram Hopper or Business Manager Pete Mucci, but for over a week persons close to the situation have been pointing to June 1 as the date when the Generals are most likely to fold. The end is likely to come after tomorrow night's game against Madisonville at Municipal Park. On Wednesday, Jackson is scheduled to travel to Mayfield to open a three-game series. Our feeling is that they will never make the trip. This is merely a guess, but there is fairly good basis for the opinion. In the first place, Owner Hiram Hopper cannot continue to operate the club without home attendance. Secondly, attendance would be hard to bet even with a winning team so there's little chance for the Generals to draw crowds with tneir present xecord. Fulton Pays Expenses Thirdly, the Generals came close to not making the recent ill-fated trip to Madisonville and were prevailed upon to do so only when it was pointed out that the team should at least hold on until the Memorial Day doupleheader today. That was pointed to as a possible big attendance day. ' Fourthly, Fultoa had to pay Jackson $50 for expenses on each of the games that the Generals played there in the series just ended. Thi is highly unusual since the visiting team always takes care of all its expenses on the road but fattens up by keeping all proceeds for horn games. Fifthly, it Is hard to believe that Mayfield will be willing to play Jackson's expenses for the trip up there and the lodging of the players after they get there Sixthly, with the continued losing Generals Tie Loss Record; Shoot For New Mark Today In Day-Night Doubleheader FULTON, Ky., May 31 Despite six Fulton errors bringing about a Jackson uprising in the late innings, the Jackson Generals dropped their 25th straight game, 10-9, Sunday afternoon to tie the all-time Kitty League consecu-ive game losing record. The Generals will have an opportunity to set a new record today in a day-night doubleheader at Municipal Park against Madisonville First game is at 2:30 and second tilt at 7:30. Jackson Business Manager Pete Mucci said today that persons buying tickets for the afternoon game can use that same ticket for '.he night contest. Madisonville will play another game here Tuesday night. In bowing to Fulton yesterday, the Generals equalled a 32-year old record established by the Paducah Chifrfs at the end of the 1922 baseball campaign. Fulton jumped away to an early 10-2 lead over the Generals by the fourth inning but Vance Byrd took the hill in that frame and blanked the heavy-hitting Lookouts the rest of the way. Although Jackson came clos-?, ihey could not quite catch the winners. Big Ned Waldrop with a home run and a double and four runs batted in was the big gun in the Fultoa attack. Young Joe Weaver, rookie southpaw pitching in his first game, was the winning Lookout hurler. He was one of four twirlers for the winners. Ace Mickey Foster was called in during the ninth to quell a Jackson rally with the tying run on base. Starting Jackson pitcher was Jerry McGhay but first, reliefer Charles Dillon was charged wirh loss. Byrd was the only effective burler for the locals. Leading the Jackson attack were Manager Lou Lucas with two singles and Harry Arterburn with a double and single. Jackson jumped off with three tuns in the first inning. Wavne Jones was hit by the pitcher. ,Mike Milinazzo walked and both ad Oakfield Ball Club Plasters Trades And Labor Nine Easily OAKFIELD, Tenn., May 31 The Oakfield Independents regained their winning ways here Sunday afternoon as they downed the Trades and Labor Council by a count of 19-3. Billy McKnight was the winning pitcher as he went the distance and allowed only 9 hits. Larry Vestal was the leadine batsman for the victors as he got three hits in three times at the plate. Jones flso collected 2 for 5, Bill Haggard got 5 for 7, Dar-rell Piercey notched 4 for 6, and Charles Buffalo got 3 for 6. Buddy Henson was the losing hurler for the Labor Council- Put Presler led the losers with 3 hits in 5 times at bat. Oakfield will play a doubleheader next Sunday. The first game will pit the Oakfield nine against Five Points at 1:30 p.m. The nightcap will pit the locals against Trades and Labor Council. D. CRAHAM streak, all has not been sweetness and light between Manager Lou Lucas and Owner Hopper. Neither evidently feels that the other is doing the best job. possible for the team. .-' Seventhly. . . but what's the use of going on. Franchise Not Wanted Kitty League President Shelby Peace is desperately attempting to prevent the complete disappearance of the Jackson, franchise. Except for Jackson, the Kitty League is in good financial shape this season, according to Peace. If Jackson folds, the league will have to drop another team and become a six-team circuit. But all of the other seven teams are anxious to continue. Peace has explored the possibility of some other community taking the local franchise, but the answer is no on all sides. No other city is interested Bowling Green has no park suitable for Kitty League ball but is planning on building an American Legion Memorial Field this year and probably will try to get back in the league in 1955. Clarksville is not interested at all and Dyersburg has had enough dealings with the Kitty League to make its most rabid baseball promoters a bit leery. Buck Ozment, a key figure in any move to bring baseball to Dyersburg, said this morning that he knows of no one in Dyersburg that would be the least bit interested in bringing Jackson's franchise there. As lor himself, Ozment said rather bitterly that the less dealing he has with Shelby Peace, the better. The Dyersburger is still unhappy over what he felt was unfair dealing in past efforts to obtain a Kitty League franchise for his community. All in all, the Kitty League faces a dilemna. Jackson may continue in the league If it does, the league or Hiram Hopper personally will have to finance the franchise. You can bet your boots that current attendance Is not paying the way. vanced on a wild pickoff attempt at second and then scored on Bill Hughes' single. Arterburn reached first on Tony Matsikoudes error and Danny Meyers forced Hughes at third. Lucas singled Arterburn home with the third run. Four big Jackson runs came home in the eighth when Fulton's defense fell apart as the Lookouts tried to halt Jackson's losing string. Arterburn doubled, Meyers singled him to third and Lucas flied io left scoring Arterburn. Stewart Riles was safe on Burris' error and Byrd singled Meyers home. Luciano grounded out but Jones was safe on Waldrop's error with Riles scoring Mike Milinazzo was safe on Burris' second error of the inning and Byrd crossed the plate. In the final frame, Arterburn walked and Meyers was safe on Abraham's error but Arterburn was thrown out trying for third. Lucas singled and Foster took the mound fcr Fulton. Lucas forced Riles at second and Meyers scored. Byrd grounded out third to first to end the game. JACKSON AB R HO A E Jones rf 4 Mill'zo cf-3b 2 Hughes lb 5 Arterburn If 5 Myers 2b 5 Lucas ss 4 Riles c 5 Byrd 3b-p 5 Dillon p 1 0 0 2 0 McGhay p G Schlicting p 1 0 0 0 Carswell p 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 Luciano cf 2 0 1 Totals 39 9 9 24 9 0 FULTON AB R HO A E Burris ss .5 Matkdps 3b 2 Weeks rf 3 Waldrop lb 3 S'wright cf 4 Mincy If 5 Abraham 2b 4 Marr c 4 Carpenter p 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 1 3 2 10 1 2 Weaver p 2 1 Taylor p 0 0 Foster p 0 0 Totals 34 10 13 27 13 6 Jackson 300 000 141 9 9 0 Fulton 242 200 OOx 10 13 6 Summary: RBI Hughes 2, Lucas 2. Riles, Byrd, Luciano, Weeks, Waldrop 4, Seawright, Abraham, Marr, Weaver. 2B Waldrop, Weaver, Luciano, Arterburn. 3B Marr. HR Waldrop. SF Lucas. Seawright, Weaver. SB Matsikoudes. DP Hughes (unassisted). Left-Jackson 3. Fulton 10. HO Dillon 1 ui 1 1-3 innings with 4 runs: McGhay 1 in 11-3 innings with 2 runs; Schlicting 2 in 1 inning with 2 runs; Carswell 3 in 1 inning with 2 runs; Byrd 6 in 4 1-3 innings with 0 runs; Corpenter 2 in 1-3 Inning with 3 runs; Weaver 5 In 7 1-3 innings with 5 runs : Taylor 2 in 2-3 innings with l ru; Foster 0 in 2-3 inning with 0 run. BB Dillon 2, McGhay 2, Schlicting 1. Carswell, Byrd 1, Carpenter 1 Weaver 2. SO Schlicht-lng 1, Carswell 1, Byrd 3, Weaver 4. Taylor 1. Winner Weaver. Loser - Dillon. BK McGhay. U Sneathin and Suffill. T-2:25. i Pittsburgh (Proves Shot Dm Arm For Wopzy Senior Cornteirodlers By JACK HAND. Associated Press Sports Writer The Pittsburgh "pick-me-up" is a sure fire remedy for woozy. National League contenders. One trip to ' Fred Haney's clinic and the ailing patient is young at heart. Philadelphia took the cure Sunday and shot into a second place tie with New York and Brooklyn, only lVi games behind the leading Milwaukee Braves. Now it's the Giants' turn to visit the health spa. The Phils and Dodgers have found the Pirates oh so helpful in the first quarter of the season. If the Phils hadn't thumped the Pirates in six of eight and the Dodgers hadn't beaten them in eight of 10, both clubs would be under the .500 mark. The league closed in on Milwaukee Sunday when St. Louis knocked off the Braves, 3-2, for Harvey Haddix's seventh victory. Brooklyn bested New York, 5-3, the Phils dumped the Pirates twice, 8-0 and 10-7 and Chicago split two with Cincinnati. Thet Cubs took the opener, 7-5, the first start for ex-outfielder Hal Jeffcoat but Cincinnati rallied to take the second, 6-5, called by darkness after - eight innings. It's only five games from first to seventh (Milwaukee to Chicago) but the Pirates already are 13 games behind. Cleveland finally shook off Chic- Johnny Palmer Looks To Western Open After Winning Colonial Invitational Title By HAROLD V. RATLIFF FORT WORTH, Tex. UPWohny Palmer added $5,000 to his bank account, saw himself climb to fifth place among the nation's money winners and looked toward the Western Open at Cincinnati today as they toasted him at Colonial Country Club for a great finish that gave him first place in the Colonial National Invitation Golf Tournament. The steady veteran from Car-Iotte, N. C, closed with his second straight 1-under-par 69 Sunday for a 72-hole total of 280 and a 2-stroke victory. Great chiping and sensational recovery shots gave Palmer his second tournament victory of the year. Freddie Hass, New Orleans, registering his second consecutive 68, had finished with 282 when Palmer Possibility Of Rain Worries Drivers Of 38th 500-Miler By DALE BURGESS I INDIANAPOLIS W Thirty-three veteran auto racers worried more about the possibility of rain today during the 38th annual 500-mile race than about their occupational hazard, death. Even a sprinkle could bring out the yellow caution flag that prevents a driver from improving his position and ruin the chances of cars back of the leaders. It's a race if it goes 252 miles. Some of the hotest drivers in the field were spotted far back for the start, due to mechanical troubles that kept them from rualify-ing on the first day of the time trials. They had about four hours to advance in the race and figured they'd need all of it with Jack McGrath starting first. McGrath had made no secret of his intention to stay in front all but the way if possible. One good reason was that the speedway pays $150 extra to a driver for each lap he leads, a tidy $30,000 for leading all the way. The purse, about $250,000, was Sports Briefs By TIIE ASSOCIATED PRESS Paris Zatopek of Czechoslovakia broke the world record for the 5,000-meter run with a 13:57.2 clocking in an international track meet. The old mark of 13:58.2- belongs to Sweden's Gun-der Hacgg. Paris The United States swept the French Ihternational Tennis Championships as Tony Trabert defeated Art Larsen for the men's singles title and then teamed up with Vic Seixas to win the doubles title from Australia's Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall. Maureen Connolly won the women's crown for second straight year and shared in the mixed and women's doubles titles. Newport Beach Calif. Undefeated Navy won its 28th successive rowing race in defeating California by two lengths. Chicago Pomace ($4.60) carried the Hasty House Farm silks to victory in the $16,550 La Salle Handicap at Lincoln Fields. K2W! "Jlf-l DO" JIM 80 tht roost sensetionsl Invention In the history ol fishing the srtiftcial minnow that swims. No mora five bait to buy. This it th lure sensatioa ci the 20th century.. IT SWIMS no sprinp uses no hid; it swims as bflf as you leave It in tha water. Swims by unique process of balanca and gravity. Fish any desired depth in lake, stream, gulf, bay. 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The American already has shoved four clubs Into the "also ran" class. Robin Roberts pitched his third shutout, a seven-hitter, in the Phils' first game romp over the Pirates, spoiling Dick Littlefield's first National League start. The Phils continued to bombard Pirate pitching in the second, making a total of 27 hits in the two games, with Willie Jones and Richie Ash-burn each collecting five hits for the day's work. Karl Drews was the second game winner on relief over Bob Friend. The Cardinals, who broke Milwaukee's 10-game winning streak Saturday night, made it two in a row with a big first inning in which Red Schoendienst hit a home run. Four successive singles off came into the 17th hole leading a stroke. Palmer's second shot carried 150 yards and was within two feet of the cup. He sank it for a b;rdie and that sewed it up. Palmer's $5,000 brought his total for the year to $8,186.66 and put him within a little more than $3,000 of first place held by Bob Toski, Livingston, N. J., with $11,188.74- Amateur Harvie Ward Jr., San Francisco, tied Byron Nelson, the semi-retired Roanoke, Tex., pro, for third place in the colonial at 282. For the first time, Ben Hogan failed to finish in the Colonial. Hogan, champion four times in the eight years, had to withdraw Saturday because of a virus atack. He still is confined to his bed. Tied for fourth were Gardener Dickenson Jr. and Ed Furgot with 284 each. calculated to make the drivers forget that they were outnumbered in speedway records by the names of 44 persons killed at the track. Most of the deaths occurred in the early days of two-man cars. All the cars now are single seat-ers, with much improved tires and chassis. No one has been killed in the race proper since William (Shortly) Cantlon hit the wall in 1947. Today's field, dominated by the new Kurtis-Kraft cars built espec-cialy for the track, was the fastest since the first Memorial Day race in 1911. It averaged over 138 miles an hour in the time trials. The two-year-old race record by Troy Ruttman was 128.922. Ruttman was among the starters along with 1953 winner Bill Vuko-vich and 1950 winner Johnnie Parsons. A kiss from TV star Marie Wilson awaited the winner, along with the Borg-Warner Trophy the Dodge pace car and a bundle of cash which probably will exceed $90,-000. Miles of Smiles Henry, You're an angel: You got a car from Russ Crocker Buick Co. a WRESTLING- WED., JUNE TEX RILEY vs. EDDIE MALOHE HERB WELCH vs. RED ROBERTS MAIN EVENT 6 MAN TAG MATCH HERD WELCH RED ROBERTS JACK WELCH vs. EDDIE MALOHE TEX RILEY THE RED DEVIL Admission: Ringside, II; Gen. 75c; Children 25c t Colored SOe. Advance Tickets at Hiram's and Commercial New Stand. Sponsored by foe Americas Leg-ton. Warren Spahn followed the homer. A crowd of 47,672, tops for the season in the National, Jammed the Polo Grounds for the Dodger-Giant game, won by Jonny Po-dres who had to leave in the ninth inning due to a tightening In his shoulder. Roy Campanella returned to action for -the first time since his hand operation but went hitless in four trips. Jeffcoat, starting a new career as a pitcher at the age of 29, held the slugging Cincinnati club to four hits until he had to leave in the ninth inning of the opener because of a finger blister. Mike Garcia held Detroit to four hits to keep Cleveland moving with their 14th straight hometown victory. Bobby A Vila helped him along with two doubles, bosting his league-leading average to .387. Eddie Waitkus and Jim Fridley hit homers that helped Don Lar-sen to his second victory and ended the White Sox's win spree. Al Sima, making his first start of the season, was tagged with the defeat. Nixon put down a Yankee threat in the ninth by retiring Andy Carey with two men on to save a decision over Jim McDonald. Mickey Vernon and Wayne Ter-williger homered behind McDer-mot in Washington's first game victory over Philadelphia. Wes Santee Confident Of 4-MinuteMile MISSION. Kan. W) There's no doubt In Wes Santee' mind about the four-minute mile or less It's a tough obstacle but he's confidently eyeing three more chances at the elusive target before joining the Marines. ' "The four-minute mile is a rough thing but I know I'll get it, the lanky University of Kansas senior said after running the second fastest mile in history here Saturday night, a 4:01.3 efort. Santee's next outing is Friday night at the Compton, Calif., Relays. The following night he'll compete in the Pacific A.A.U. meet at Stockton and on June 11 in the Los Angeles Coliseum Relays. Santee joins the Marines about June 13. At Compton Santee will face Sweden's Ingvar Ericksson and Russ Bonham of Whittier, Calif. Josy Barthel of Luxembourg, tha Olympic 1,500-. .meter champion, is scheduled to go in the mile at Los Angeles. If Roger Banister of England hadn't streaked 3:59.4 in the mile earlier this month, Santee's Saturday night performance in the Missouri Valley AAU Track Championships would be a world's record. His 4:01.3 bettered his American record of 4:02.4 set last year at Compton. $75 ZENITH BEARING AID A ana B Batteries. Earpbene Cere and ether accessories. Hone Cendae-tlaa OeTleea aTailable at moderate estr coal PINKSTON & SCRUGGS Phone 74453 Tomorrow 12:20 p.m. ST. LOUIS CARDS Yt. CHICAGO CUBS lnAftPnALL BASEBALL PLAY BY PLAY with HARRY CARAY BROUOHT TO YOU Br ANHEUSER-BUSCH, INC ST. LOUIS NtWARK IOS ANOSUS LAOS III! 2, 8:30 P.M.

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