Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on October 20, 1955 · Page 27
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Dial PA-2-4600 for a WANT AD talker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND. MD. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1955 TWENTY-SEVEN Pro Eoop Plans E^ DateSwitch In November Certified By GireiiitHead PHILADELPHIA W) - The Na lional Football League \yill"hoi parl ofjMls annual college playe drafl Iwp month's early this year i an effort lo.boal Ihe Canadiai League Ho' Ihe cream of the crop Comrtiissioner Bert Bell said las nighl lljc league will mecl in Phila ' delphia' between Nov. M and Nov 28—probably Monday, Nov. 28—1 make the bonus pick and. selec the first three choices. Had Set fSecrcl Drafl' Bell's announcement came afie 8 Milwaukee Journal sports write quoted an unnamed club owiier tha Ihe loop would hold a secret draf meeting Nov.' 28 because of Ca nadian raids. The unidentified" own er was quoted as,saying: "We are sick and tired of Cana dian raids^ on our best collegi talent. We've had to sit helplessly by in the past, with our draft in January, while Canadian cliibi swooped ..down in late Novembci or December and plucked off, or a least approached, the cream of tin crop." «• Bell Sends Bulk-tin Bell rejected Ihe secret meeting contention, saying, "1 sent out a bulletin (o club owners informing them of the meeling and specif! cally stating that an announcemen .. .would be made to the press a least two weeks before the date o the meeting," He said the main reason for the early draft would be to offset the possibilities, .of. lawsuits between NFL and Canadian football clubs He said the meeting was not con sidcred a weapon to combat raids on NFL selections by Canadiai teams, although it quite obviousl> is. To Avoid' Conflidion "We're trying to avoid the pos fibility of signing ball players already signed and vice versa," Bell laid. Bell said the position of teams jr> the race at the lime of the early draft would determine the order of selection. Normally teams with Ihe lowest percentages dra« first with Ihc champions picking last. The bonus pick is a draw oul of the hal with the winner given blanket choice of any eligible college draftee in the nation. Grace, Central Hold Church Tie Two Methodist teams. Grace and Central, continued their deadlock for first place in the City Church Bowling League by scoring shutout victories at Ihe Capilol Alleys. Grace Irimmcd Grace Baptist and Central won over Ccnlre Strccl Methodist. In Ih eother two matches, both decided by 2-1 scores, Zion Reformed won over Trinity Methodist and St. John's Lutheran whipped St. Luke's Lutheran. Leading pin-poppers were Walter Hull, 182-501, Grace Methodisl; Sam Blume, 190 and "Bub" Porter, 511, Central Methodisl; Herb Sarver, 3)9 and Charley Drew, 4.16. Zion; Lcroy Aronholl, 198 and Fred Hamilton, 454, St. John's; George Williams, 167 and Charles Smith, 423, St. Luke's; George Eyler. 183467, Ccnlre Street;.Bill Clark, 172454, Grace Baplist, and Gene How ell, 18M45, Trinity. Standings: w L . w i Owe* Mcth. 11 4 Trinity 7 OnlTit Meth. 11 4 Centra SI. ... 6 ' Zion JO 5 St. Uike'i .... 5 10 St. John's ..87 Grace Bapc. . 2 13 Greenberg Hoping To 'Seal' Seals Today SAN FRANCISCO W — Hank Greenberg says he hopes to announce definitely today whether he will purchase the floundering »San Francisco Seals of the Pacific Coast Baseball Llcaguc. The General Manager of the Cleveland Indians issued that statement last night after a day of conference with baseball officials, accountants and San Francisco banker Jerd Sullivan. "You just can't do'a thing like this 'In 48 hours," he said. . . Another^ conference today produce a definite "yes or may ONE OF MANY SAVES—New York Ranger . goalie Lome Worsley, right, deflects puck in third period of game with Toronto Maple Leafs on Madison Square Garden ice last night. It was one of 46 •saves-he made in game won by Rangers, 6-2. Toronto's Eric Nes- terenko, 16, a forward, moves in after his shot was deflected. In center is Ranger defensem'en and captain Harry Howell. The slam bang battle opened the Rangers' home season. (AP Photo). Sooners Just Can't Be Beat hi Conference By JIMMY BRESLIN NBA Staff Correspondent Before the season started, 10 lallon-hattcd Oklahomans were tlanning a trip to Miami and the Orange -Bowl on New Year's Day. ; Here, unless a of robust young men are hurt, Oklahom: and Maryland with the game yet. "I am 'retiring,' but you caq put quotes around that word," he declared yesterday. "1 no longer want to punch a clock and intend to sec ihc Pittsburgh club play split-T duel of Iwo years ago. This sums up better than all [range situation which prevails in Big Seven football. People take,it or granted thai Ihe conference's onlracl with the Orange Bowl wople will be filled by (he Soon- TS every other year. No school an participate two years in a ow. Haven't Los! Since 1317 There is a scramble for the hampionship in every other lea- ue. Surprises constantly pop up, ut the Big Seven is a circuit in ame only. It's Oklahoma and Ihci thers. The Sooners haven't lost a Rickey To Retire November 1 But Plans To 'Keep In Touch' PITTSBURGH (7P)—Branch Rickey will retire as general manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates Nov. 1 after more than 50 years in baseball—but he's not through Dixie Loop Begins All-America Tab three." Four Cellar Finishes The front-office wizard, who will repeat their managed St. Louis and Brooklyn to National League championships, couldn't turn the trick here. In liis five years as general manager Bud Wilkinson ( | |e rcc0 rds (i, c Bucs finished out of last place only once, in 1951, Rickey's fir year with the club. There was no mention of h successor, but speculation center on Branch Jr.. now vice preside in charge of the Pirate farm :em, and another Pirate executh Joe L. Brown, son of mov comedian Joe E. Brown. Rickey himself said, however: "I think Branch is best suiti in the job he handles right now 5100.003 Pact Wilh Option Rickey's five-year contract wi [he club reportedly paid him S 000 a year. He had'the option RICHMOND, Va. HI — A five- more games the coming season member regional board will begin than 1 have' for the last two or immediately screening Southern Southern Conference football players for nomination for the All- America team to be selected after the final big Saturday of the season Nov. 26. The board was named yesterday. It includes Laurence Leonard, and executive vice president, the s P° rts etli ' or ° f 'he Richmond News onfcrcnce gome since Bud Wil- enewing it for five more. inson took over in 1947. Only lansns, in the Minnesota alumnus' rst season, and Colorado in 1952 liallenged for supremacy and the est they could do was tie. How much more lopsided can a •heel get? Oklahoma does pretty •ell againsl oulsidcrs, too. The iorman lads went into the Texas ame unbeaten in 22 starts and ith 21 straight victories. They adn't been repelled since Notre 'ame edged them, 28-21, in the pencr of 1953. Victims from out- the league include Texas vice, Maryland, California, Texas hristinn and more recently Pitls- urgh. Over Texas and Colorado, the atlcr at Norman, on Salurday, nd there's nothing to keep Coach Yilkinson from starling practice or Maryland on January I. Oklahoma was supposed to be ebuilding this fall. Wilkinson had j unfold an entire new backfield 'ith. reserves to match. Three tickout linemen were graduated. Manhandles'Flit But any existing doubt that-Ok- ihoma was not as cfficienl as ever •as. dispelled when Ihe Sooners nanhandled a tough Pittsburgh ide that smacked California and yracuse. Kansas countered, with 'Chuck father, who made his name at Vashington High of Massillon, 0. 'alias Ward of Colorado has given TECHNICAI^Gcorge Blondn, rlghl, : of Chicago Bears discusses the ball angle tor kicking with fellow qunrtorback Ed Brown, "I am not severing my affiliatic ith the Pirates, unless John Ga reath and Tom Johnson want n But I don't believe they do ickey said. Galbrcath, millionaire Columbu liio, real estate man, is preside ' the club. Johnson, a Pittsburg .torncy is vice president easurer. Rickey, who will be 74 in Decen er. said: "From now on. my inlcresl w e in players. The radio, televisii nd other baseball problems w e handled by someone else. . , will do some scouting, maybe t of it, in the interest of th iraics." 10 Oklahoma problem a goo tch.. . But the only thing that- will sti klahoma is more rugged oppos on outside the Big Seven. ' Oklahoma got that when Noli ame twice shaded the Sooner ut the difference was no moi an a bounce of the ball. Mar nd. was loaded in .the Orang owl two years ago, but not enoug take the Sooners.. Oklahoma has the perfect setu local boys eager io make goo ,e. coach, s'chool, money an :hedule. Bud Wilkinson doesn't have rge the Oklahoma. recruiting o anizalion to dip .up the horse, nd knows what lo do with them Pitcher Joe Nuxhall of Cinci: ati batted only .198 but his 17 hi iring the season drove in 14 run e hit three homers. BRUNSWICK BOWLING HEADQUARTERS .Bal.ls, bags, shoes, shirts long .and short.sjeeves, women's and men's styles. . SPORTS SHOPPE SS N. Ctntr* St. Leader; Verner Tale, sports director of WFBC-TV, Greenville. S.C.: Ed Thomas, sports director of three monlhs away. WSLS-TV, Koanoke, .Va.; Richard Morris of the'Charlotte (N.C.) Observer, and George Springer, sports c orp s edjlor of Ihc Bcckley (W. Va.) 4-00 5' Post-Herald. The board will make nominations weekly. Payers from the 10 conference schools will be considered. The schools are West Virginia. Furman, Davidson.' Virginia • Tech, Richmond, Virginia Military, The Citadel, William and Mary, George Washington Lee. and Washington and SWAPS WALKS SOUND POMONA, Calif. - (NEA) — Swaps walks sound afler his foot operation—but, according to his connections, is still a long way from Hie races. George Wardman. with a five under par 66, holds the course rec-i ord for amateur golfers at Berm-j uda's Mid-Ocean Club. He shot his Olympic Drive Opens Tonight At New York NEW YORK (Si — A whole, arena- full of America's greatest international champions will start the 1955 Olympic fund drive tonight in a gi- janlic carnival at Madison Square Garden. National Olympic Day, by the proclamation of President Eisenhower, will be held Saturday. This meet, featuring the best Ihe Uniled Slates has lo offer in a half dozen sports, is being held to focus at- lenlion on Olympic Day. Includes Everything Track, weighllifling, figure skal- ing, gymnastics, wrestling and fencing will comprise the program. All the proceeds, of course, will go to the Olympic fund. The winter Olympics in Cortina, Italy, are only Wes Sanlee, currently serving a hitch as a lieutenant .in the Marine the big come-on. His 4:00.5 clocking is the closest an American ever has come to the magic 4-minute mile. Not Seeking Mark He admits he won't be seeking the mark in this, his indoor debul for the season. He learned last season lo his regret thai you've got to run against your competilion ralher lhan the clock. "But you never can tell in these races," he said. His main competilion will come From an old sparring parlner, Fred Dwyer, himself a 4:01.8 miler, who spent all last season running and wrestling Santee. Manager Casey Stengel of the Yankees used more players this vear than he had used in five previous World different men Series. He used 24 the first four record breaking score in 1952. Igames. In 1951 he used 21 Yankees. Frostburgers Nip Salisbury BootersBy2-0 Scoring bolh goals in the 'secom period,. Froslburg Stale Teachers College soccer team whipped Sails bury Slale Teachers, 2-0, yesterday at Towson. The victory, however, provec cosily for Coach Kennelh Bab cock's Mountain Oily eleven who wingman Jack Green, suffered an eye injury which caused him to be hospitalized in Baltimore. . Not 'Too Serious' Coach Babcock said he did not feel the injury was "too serious' but it will keep Green.oul of Ihe lineup for the remainder of the season. • The - freak - accident occurrec when .Green, who scored one of Froslburg's two goals, kicked lo a :eammale with Ihe ball hilling the 'oot of anolher teammalc. The >all' bounced up and slruck Green n ihe face, rebounded against the r oot of the. feammale and again bounced up lo strike Green in the eye. • The Bobcats, meanwhile, booted iiome both scores in Ihe' seconc period in a hard-foughl but cleanly jlayed contest. Frostburg hac four corner kicks, Salisbury three. Don Bell scored the first goal about five minues after the period sfarled when he booted In a loose ball which had eluded the Salis bury goalie. Green scored about eight min utes later on an .assist frorn team' mate Tom Kelly. Praises Defense Work Babcock praised Ihe defensive ivork of goalie Enordo Arnone who had 18 saves in the game and Bud dy Poland, John Clark and Archie Lennox as being the .principal reason for' Frostburg's victory. The Bobcats will play at Indiana (Pa.) Slate Teachers College on Tuesday and close oul the season at Emmitsburg Saturday with Mt. St. Mary's College. The lineups: 01. Fn»lbnri (!) Sali.bory ( Arnone Shahci F - B. Poland Comi F Clark Mui H J. Poland Whcato H KirK • Ha n Keister SUIes ft Bell Brown t Green J.yncll CF Kelly ; Curtis I. Horine Fallin L Emeriek Sti Score by periods: SALISBURY 0000—0 'ROSTBURG 0 200—: Field coals: Frostburc — Bell. Green. Substitutes: Frostburg — Salesky. Har- •ey, Morgan, Downs, Lennox. Salisbury - Mavromalis. Price. Mossick, Murphy jallion. Bradway, O'Brien. Officials: Kraft and Bearry. tin i For The Best HOT DOGS- HAMBURGERS Hoi Plate Lunches AUTO ACCESSORIES AND PARTS 24 HOUR SERVICE LOVERS LEAP SERVICE STATION The Narrows . . . Rr. 40 Phone PA-4-3292 Michigan, Tcrps, Sooners Get Nod In Claassen Pichs By HAROLD CLAASSEN *^I* NEW YORK.-(/P) —Last .week's, deluge of ups% brought a 27-20 record for an average of .575. .That puJJiiS the season's average for picking the winning football teSrii down to .743 on figures of 162 correct selections itv218 tries. Hoping that the wave of upsets has subsided, here are this week's winners: Michigan over Minnesota: Michigan, although Ron Kramer will sil il out, appears too strong for the Minnesota sophomores. Terps Over Orange Maryland over Syracuse: Syracuse reached the preseason heights expected of it last Saturday in close one for the Dukes. UCLA over Iowa: The Uclans lave recovered from that loss to Maryland. Iowa lacks a passer. '• A Friday night affair. •• " l Dawsoii Holds Key ' ' Noire Dame'over Purdue: If, Le'(l Dawson gets hot, his passes could put a second straight defeal.'im the Notre Dame record bul Ihe Irish rarely—if ever—lose UV6 in i row. Skipping over the others:'.".')' ' Easl: Army over Columbia, Tem- ilanking Army but Maryland isn't pie over Carnegie Tech, Princeton going to be stopped short of the over Cornell, Harvard over Dart- grange Bowl. Oklahoma over Colorado: The Sooners have forgotten how to lose. Navy over Penn: George Welsh and Ronnie Beagle lo give the Quakers a miserable afternoon. mouth, Delaware over Connecticut, Villanova over North Carolina State, Yale over Colgate, West Virginia over Penn Stale. South: Kentucky over Florida, Mississippi over Arkansas, Tenues- Duke over Pittsburgh: Another see over Dayton, Mississippi Slat* over Alabama, Clemson over South larolina (today), Texas Christian (Continued on Page 23).,,. 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