Hartford Courant from Hartford, Connecticut on October 5, 1947 · 45
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PART FOUR Pages 1 to 8 Sports Automotive Financial HARTFORD 1, CONN., SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1947. With Malice Toward None BY BILL LEE Sports Editor QROOKLYN, Oct. 4. There is - nerve. A newspaperman was talking irom Naugatuck on the field before going to pitch the game that was to decide whether the blow struck the day before by Cookie Lavagetto was to be a knockout wallop. No one knew whether the Yanks could "We'll beat them here today get them back m the stadium," Shea growled. He wasn t fooling. The big before him and whose first real high school baseball tournament uodgars by holding them to four He hadn't said his teammates would beat the Dodgers' brains out in this fifth, game, and they didn't. They threatened to get an om-iashioned Yankee rally started but in the end they were happy to win, 2 to 1, on a hit by Shea him self and a tremendous home run shot by Joltin' Joe DiMaggio. Shea talks and acts like an old Yankee. There aren't many left. Some of the old hands who have been in a World Series before are beginning to show signs of wear and tear, but Shea looks like the type who will be around a long time. There were spots today when and he always had it when the clutch came. Joe Page warmed up twice, once in the sixth and again in the seventh, but they never had to call him in. Somehow wasn t going to fold, and he didn't. Big "Spec" may be an apple knocker from Connecticut, but the apple never comes up in his throat. Now the pride of Naugatuck, a town where they have always grown tough competitors, has the happy distinction of having won two World Series games his first year in the majors. The way he pitched through the tight spots today made his boss, Bucky Harris, look good in retrospect. Some thought Bucky was running a risk when he started Shea in the opening game of the series. AS ELF WITH ICE An elfish character, this "Spec" game at Ebbets Field, Hank O'Donnell and your correspondent were talking to him as the Yankees were loosening up their arms. News' papermen were all over the field them would duck to escape being Shea had been talking about all his Naugatuck friends, but now the young brother of Karl Drews by a thrown ball. Another friend of Shea's chimed in with another harrowing tale about a boy who was struck, and I Ronald Melcher was beaned by a as he was getting the lineup from Williamsport club was playing at I didn't. I decided it was time to O'Donnell. We were going back into the stands, but Hank suggested we stop for a word with George Stirnweiss, who was having a warmup catch with Phil Rizzuto. We talked for a ducked. The grinning Stirnweiss noggin just in time to save it. Hank O'Donnell didn't have to dent. Shea was standing innocently behind Rizzuto, but the latter gave it away by laughing fit to split a rib. Old Dazzy Vance, who has been regaling everyone around press headquarters with his wonderful baseball stories, put his, finger on what- keeps some great looking kids from being good pitchers. "It's not just being fast or having a good curve," the Brooklyn Dazzler of old was saying. "It's having the guts to relax out there on the mound. Get the breaking stuff out to lust where you want him. Then your fast ball counts for something. But when the hitter knows you can't break that curve across the plate, he just digs in and waits for your fast ball." Except for one inning today,. Shea had the relaxed look. When he got through the sixth with nothing worse than one run scored against him, Shea was boss man again, even though the fighting Dodgers made it a close game, with a tense, pulse-stirring finish that hung fire down to the last pitch. Last July, Shea was the winning pitcher for the American League in the All-Star game. Now, still in his freshman year, he has notched two World Series victories. As one of Ring Lardner's characters would say, "They ain't many boys do that their first year up in the big show." THE DODGERS NEVER GIVE UP. It is always necessary to write more about the winner than the loser, but these Dodgers gave it the works today. They've made only five hits in two full games, and only three by an every day regular. Their pitching has been so spotty that they have been compelled to use seven pitchers, some of them two and three times each. Hugh Casey and Hank Behrman have been called upon four times each. Branca and Hatten have been in there twice without success. Little Vic Lombardi's only start was a failure and neither Taylor nor Rex Barney has been able to contribute a thing. But without pitching and without numerical hitting, the Dodgers have fought and hustled and driven through two winning ball games. They may have the crusher put on them tomorrow or Monday, but the Yankees didn't run them out of the ball park four in a row the way the old Yankee teams did. Brooklyn has never won a World Series and they may not win this one, but they have done more with less than any ball club this writer can remember seeing in this thing. Again the Dodgers are up against it for starting pitcher. Their ace, Ralph Branca, has already been trumped twice, but they have little choice save to start him again. Branca and little Lombardi are about the only possibilities. They have been the Bums' two best pitchers all season, but they haven't shown it in the World Series. The Yankees have Allie Reynolds, winner of the second game, set to try for the clincher. Behind him they have Bobo Newsom, Floyd Bevens and Shea, not to mention Joe Page and Spud Chandler. The Dodgers brought about a miracle to win at Ebbets Field. Maybe they can do it again in the strange and unfriendly country across the river. Middlebury Beats Williams By 19-7 Middlebury, Vt, Oct. 4 (AP.) Trailing 0-7 going into the final quarter, Middlebury College exploded for 19 points to upset a highly favored Williams College football team, 19-7, today before a saddened 5,000 crowd at Porter Field. Williams scored in the early minutes of the first quarter when fullback Pat Higgins gathered up a Middlebury punt and raced 65 yeards for a touchdown. Fullback Johnny Corbisiero went over from the one-foot line in the opening minutes of the fourth period for Middlebury's first six points. Soon after a sustained 52-yard drive by the Middies brought the ball down to the William' 10-yard marker and on the following play Farrell flipped a . pass to Irv Meeker for the second tally. The Farrell-Meeker passing combine accounted for Middlebury's final touchdown after a Panther drive from midfield brought the ball down to the visitors' 15-yard stripe. College Cress Country. Tale 20. Connecticut 35. Yale Freshmen 22, Connecticut Jay-TKI 37. College Soccer. Connecticut 5, a ark 0, ' nothing wrong with Frank Shea's to the big Yankee right hander today's game. Shea knew he was get up off the floor. and knock their brains out when we fellow whose dad was a pitcher competition was in the Connecticut took personal charge of beating the hits and one run. on no fewer than five occasions Frank had to turn on the steam, Shea gave the impression that he WATER FOR BLOOD. Shea. The day before the fourth and every once in a while one of hit by a thrown ball. how tough it was to get tickets for he started telling us about how had been seriously hurt when hit could have supplied the tale of how strong but scatter armed outfielder Spencer Abbot one night when the Bulkeley Stadium. I could have but get out of there, and so did Hank while and all of a sudden we both stuck his glove in front of my be told the close call was no acci the plate and you have the hitter Wildcats Uoset Uclans,27r26 Evanston, 111., Oct. 4. (AP.) A fourth-string halfback, speedy Jules Siegle, grabbed a 33-yard touchdown pass in the fourth period to hand inspired Northwestern a sizzling 27 to 26 win over heavily-favored UCLA before 44,000 at Dyche Stadium today. The actual victorv margin was and Barry's attempt for a field provided by quarterback Jim Far- S01 en ide J thte P? ts: rar's point-after-touchdown, but L sP"nf f'tld "a?e. " ?nl.y f'rst sifHDin firt nH i ia;down of the first half .lust after cf the game-broke the back of i thp hpralrlprl TTCT.AVc with his Davoff snatch from Farrar mid- way in the closing period with Northwestern behind. 26 to 20. The Uclans blew a 13-0 lead In the second period and were demoralized by two sensational Northwestern touchdown runs in the third period a 93-yard kick-off return at Frankie Aschen-brenner and a 66-yard punt return by Tom Worthington. Yanks Remain Choice. St. Louis. Oct. 4. (UP.) Betting commissioner James Carroll ceased quoting odds on the World Series outcome tonieht but made the New York Yankees 2 to 1 favorites to win tomorrow's game against Brooklyn at Yankep Stadium. Lateral Pass Leads To Long Gain For Yale's Ferd IUIIIIIJMIIIMinMIIIIIIMJlUIIUim " ,Sit.s1Wi&. fcwtjW,j3''f 'aKfeS & w -Tx..' - , s 'k'?'V ; 1 ill New Haven, Oct. 4. Ferd Nadherny, Yale's workhorse halfback, is snapped catching a lateral pass from Tex Furse (extreme left) while Yale linemen head downfield on blocking assignments. Nadherny, after evading Al Loux (79) Cornell tackle advanced the ball 23 yards to the Cornell 84 early In the opening period In the middle of Yale's first scoring drive (Courant Photo). " ' Kansas Team Rallies To Beat Iowa State Lawrence. Kans.. Oct. 4. (AP.) A slow-starling University of Kansas football team uncorked a potent offensive in the final three periods today to romp over the Iowa State Cyclones. 27 to 7 in the opening Big Six Conference game. The Javhawks, stymied by a stubborn Iowa State defense in the opening quarter, surged back in the second for two touchdowns and added two more in the final Dick Gaudino Paces Uconns To 14-6 Win Huskies Overpower Springfield Team for Easy Grid Triumph BY BOB ZAIMAN. Springfield, Mass., Oct. 4 The University of Connecticut football team uncovered a fine running back in fleet-footed Dick Gaudino and rolled to a surprisingly easy 14 to 6 victory over Springfield College at Pratt Field today. The spirited Huskies took ad vantage of a fumble in the open ing minute of play, turned it into a touchdown and thn banged away at Springfid's goal throughout the rest of the game, getting their second tally with three minutes to go in the contest. Springfield, which opened its season last week with a 41-6 con quest of Northeastern, had noth ing at all to offer m the way or an offensive until the final two minutes. Defensively, the Gymnasts were unimpressive and the Huskies piled up 16 first downs with a highly effective ground at tack. Gaudino, a Manchester lad with plenty of driving power, came into the game in the second quarter and immediately took charge of the Connecticut assault. Alter nating With big Bill Moll and speedy Don Ross, the 175-pound halfback twice moved the Huskies into scoring position only to have pass interceptions squeicn me threats but late in the last quar ter, he personally accounted for a touchdown, lugging the ball five times in a row for 24 yards. Springfield got its touchdown on a spectacular pass by Bill Fribe'rg that covered 38 yards and was caught by Bill Yost with an over- the-shoulder clutch in the end zone. Other than that one play and the last minute passing attack against the Uconn reserves, Springfield did nothing in the of fensive line. What saved the Gymnasts from more decisive defeat was the tremendous kicking of Friberg. One of his boots, combined with a fumble covered 78 yards. An other went 68 yards and on the whole, his punts kept Springfield in the ball game. Connecticut got its first touch down in rapid fashion. Fred Booth fumbled on the first play after the opening kickoff and Harry Hagel, Uconn end recovered on the Springfield 27 yard line. Bill Moll and Eddie Ferrigno took turns at banging into the line and in ten plays Ferrigno carried the ball over from the three yard line on an off tackle slant. Pete Barry converted. On the first play following the ensuing kickoff, Springfield fumbled again and George Blueher recovered for the Uconns. The Huskies battered their way to the 15 before the Gymnasts stiffened th ?art the second quarter nn xnen r niifrK unmoseu nis urn Pa?s on fakp nA sweep end sweep but Keith Kind's attempted conver sion was blocked. Connecticut drove to the Springfield 17 yard line in the same neriod only to lose the ball on an interception. In the third quarter, the Uconns powered thei- way to the 19 and lost the ball again when a short over-the-line jump pass was intercepted. A fumble deep in Springfield territory set up the final score. Bill Moll pounced' on the loose ball on the 15 yard line and it was here that Gaudino turned on the heat. Four plays brought the ball to the three yard line but a penalty set , the Huskies back to the (Concluded on Fage Z. Column 6.) Elis Down Cornell, 14-0 On Sustained Advances Levi Jackson Receives Concussion Early in Rough Contest at New Haven; Ferd Nadherny and Jim Fuchs Score Before 50,000 Fans STATISTICS. Cornell Yale First down 12 Yds. gained rush, (net) 134 Forwards attempted . 13 Forwards completed 3 Yds. by forwards 48 Forwards intercepted by 0 18 225 13 6 24 1 Yards gained runback of Intercepted passes 0 4 Punt. avg. (scrimmage) 31 36 Total yds., kicks returned 39 43 Opp. fumbles recovered 0 3 Yds. lost, penalties 70 85 BY FRANK KEYES. New Haven, Oct. 4. Cornell si lenced Yale's big gun at the out set today in the Bowl, but couldn't cope with the . other weapons in the Blue armory in a rough, bitterly-waged struggle before a splendid throng estimat ed at 50,000. The score was 14 to 0. , Fullback Levi Jackson, the Blue's top ball-carrier carried the ball for the first and last time on the seventh play of the game. Hit hard by several Cornell tacklers after a gain of four yards, Jackson was removed on a stretcher and his injury later revealed as a slight concussion. That play turned the game into a heated battle marked by hard, conclusive tackling, and the aroused Bulldogs turned in a vastly improved performance to merit the clear-cut triumph. The Eli defense had all kinds of trouble trying to cope with Cor nell's maze of attacking forma tions, but the problem was solved by the time the second half started and the Blue attack was click ing spasmodically Jackson's injury came smack in down drive which started on the opening kickotr and covered b yards in a dozen plays. After Vandy Kirk took Bob Dean's kickoff on the 14 and ran it back to the 32, Yale picked up one first down in three rushes and Ferd Nadherny took a long lateral from Tex Furse for a 23-yard gain to the Cornell 34. Nadherny rushed for five and Jack son got four on his lone try. With Jim Fuchs, the highly- touted sophomore replacing Levi, Yale continued to roll. Kirk bucked for a first down, Nadher ny slammed through for another on the Cornell 11 on fourth down and then threw a dandy block to set Fuchs off on a wide sweep in to the end zone. t Cornell put the pressure on Yale following the score and was stopped twice m Yale territory before the Ithacans' best advance of the day was stopped by a fumble on the Yale 11 in the second quarter. They stormed back to the Eli 31, but again a fumble gave Yale possession and the Blue barely missed a six-pointer when time ran out with the ball a yard short of paydirt. The opportunity came when interference was ruled against Gi-rolamo of Cornell in the end zone. Yale was given the ball on the one-yard line, but Nadherny was held without gain on the one play before the intermission. After Kirk's fumble put Yale in hot water during the early minutes of the third period, the Bulldogs mastered another sustained advance of 79 yards for their second tally. Furse handled thelub beautifully in the drive (Concluded on Page 2, Column 5.) Scholastic Football Weaver 25, Hamden 6. William Hall 25, Br.sto 7. Woodrow Wilson 13, East Hartford 0. Stamford 13, New Britain. 0. Loomis 27, Klngswood 6. Middletown 34. Merlden 0. Kimball Union 6. Suffield 0. Cheshire 7. LaSalle 7 (tie). Kent 12. Berkshire 0 Choate 0, Wilbraham 0 (tie). East Haven 12, G'lbert 0. Taft 19, Crosby 0. Klllingly 20, FarmlnRlon 0. Chapman Tech 7. Robert Fitch 6. Canterbury 6, Westminster 0. Berlin 26, New Canaan 6. Lewis 18, Enfield 0. Staples 6, Xorwalk 0. Ossining, N. Y. 19, Greenwich 13. StonihBlon 18. Windham 0. Bassick 21, Central 6. Fairfield Prep 19, Stratford 7. Shelton 14, Milford 0. Branford 19, Derby 6. Anson:a-7, Torrington 6. Wilby 31, Naugatuck 0. Seymour 27, Sacred Heart 0. South Kent 13, Millbrook 6. ' Pomfret 27, Plalnfield 6. Cushlng 19, Mt. Hermon 13. Little World Series. Milwaukee 9, Syracuse 1. (Milwaukee wins series. 4-3). Worcester Team Bows ToWesmen Cardinals Triumph 19-0 As Forbes and Medd Spark Attack STATISTICS. W WPI First downs 6 7 Net yds gained rush 205 105 Frwd passes attempted 10 9 Forward passes compl. 6 2 Yards gained forwards 56 29 , Forwards intercepted by 4 0 Yds gained run-back int 46 0 Punt ave. from scrim. 37 35 Total yds, all kicks ret- 58 123 Opponents fumbles rec. 1 1 Yds lost by penalties 45 0 ' BY JIMMY CUNAVELIS. Middletown, Oct. 4. Limited to a single touchdown in the first half contributed by Harry F'oibes on a 76 yard sprint, the Wesleyan football team, piloted by sopho more quarterback Charlie Medd. capitalized on a fumble and a blocked kick to score two third quarter six pointers and subdue a stubborn Worcester Tech combine, 19-0, today on Andrus Field. It was the opener for both clubs. Big Pete Wichowski, sophomore tackle, pounced upon a Tech fum ble on the visiting 41 yard line early in the third quarter to pave the way for the second Cardinal . . J L -1 1 1 . 1 1 1 - "iuX 7n i jj f,red,t?eJ ?irst of fl.ve he completed in succession. Phil Dun-das received the effort and reached the 33. Forbes struck off tackle and went all the way down to the five where he stepped out of bounds. After a short loss and a penalty Medd circled left end 12 yards to the end zone. End Dick Whiting blocked a Worcester punt shortly after the ensuing kickoff and the Cardinals took over 30 yards from the visitors' goal line. Scatback Bill First-enberger, who thrilled the crowd with his shifty running, tore off six yards. Then Medd took over He picked up two yards rushing, passed to Captain Jim Burton for a first down on the 10, then sent Firstenberger around right end for the touchdown. Forbes' long jaunt came just be-fore the half as serapny Tech kicked over the Cardinal goal lire. Frank Wenner another fine Wesleyan back, picked up four yards then Forbes, the big gun in the backfield, broke through right tackle, veered toward the middle of the gridiron and outran a pair of defenders to the goal line. Exhibiting a pair of good backs in Howard Green and Dick Far-rari. Tech's best threat was offered in the second ouarter when it reached the Cardinal 29 only to have Cliff Bull intercept an aerial. The reserves, who saw plenty of action, nearly scored late in thp game as Pete Nowell intercepted a Tech pass 25 yards from he Worcester goal l'ne. The subs drove to th eiht and then were thrown fa" back. WESLEYAN WORCFST FR Rurton )e "-ii'tp Gea-v It W. Tnindne Jordan Is rvp?pan Rozski f D. Kolodne Studwell r? T n"tnn vvichowskl rt Melden rudas re Comack Bull oH Orison Forbes 1 h Green Wenner rh Fprrarl nv.-vef fb Girarrt Weileyan 6 0 13 (? 19 Touchdowns, Forbes. Medd. Flrsten-herger: points fom try afte- touchdown. Geary placement) : 'efe-ee. E. J. Hart: umpire. H. A. Swaff'eld; iinrs-rrpn. S. J. Mass-v: f'eid 1udse. H. V. DoTieny: t'me. IS m'n. quarters. Substitutions: Vesleypn, e"ds. Whlt- Inr. Jof'rny. Carney. Po'riprtson; ackles. Sweet. J""'on. GriKivicn, RuTPttr guards, "rllobt'ono. Bowies. Ovifittt Centers, St-rpr. Now?Ur ha-Vs. Firstenbp'-ger. P-hl !. Mrlrfe, c-humann. -Kariica, Medd. Meyor. brooks, FiWnson. Worcester, ends, Born; tackles. Rile?. Carpenter; truards. Wlnslow. Ppfibody. Dinsmoo-; Center, Norrls: backs, Mucclno, Lund. California Bears . Wallop St. Mary's Berkeley. Calif.. Oct. 4. (AP.) Scoring practically at will, University of California's Bears walloped the St. Mary's Gaels 45-6 today before a capacity crowd of 0,000 fans. Nadherny Magnificent Shea NEW YORK (AL) ab erbl Stirnweiss 2b 0 0 Henrich rf Lindell If DiMaggio cf McQuinn lb Johnson 3b A. Robinson c Rizzuto si Shea p Totals 29 2 5 27 7 0 2 ab r h o a erbl 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 4 0 1 5 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 BROOKLYN (NL ab stanky ZD d Reiser Miksls 2b Feese ss J. Robinson lb Walker rf Hermanskl If Edwards c eLombardl Furlllo cf Jorgensen 3b Barney p Hatten p aGionfrlddo Behrman p bVaughan Casey p fLavagetto Totals New York (AL Brooklyn (NL) 30 l 4 27 10 l l 000 110 0002 000 001 0001 Henrich, Vaughan, Two base hits, Shea: home run. DiMaggio: sacrifices, Furillo; double plays, Reese. Stanky and J. Robinson 2: earned runs. New York (AL) 2, Brooklyn (NL) 1: left on bases, New York (AL) 11, Brooklyn (NL) 8; bases on balls, off Barney 9 (Stirnweiss 2. LindeU 2, Rizzuto 2. Henrich, A. Robinson. Johnson), off Shea 5 (Reese 2, Gionfrlddo, Edwards, Reiser), off Behrman (DiMaggio); strikeouts, by Barney 3 (DiMaggio, Johnson 2), by Shea 7 (Edwards. Jorgensen 2, Stanky. Rpese, J. Robinson. Lavagetto). by Hatten (Siiea, by Behrman 2 (Lindell, McQuinn), by Cnsev (Stirnweiss). Pitching summary: Barney 2 runs 3 hits in 4 2-3 Innings; Hatten 0 runs, 0 nits in 1 1-.J innings: oenrman u ruim 1 hit in 1 Inning: Casey 0 runs 1 hit In 2 innings; hit by pitcher, by Casey (Lindell): wild ritch. Barney: passed balls, Edwards 2: losing pitcher. Bar ney; umolres, McGowan ( AL) pp, vm-elll (NL) lb. Rommel (AL 2b. Goetz (NL 3b. Magerkurth (If. Boyer (AL) rf; attendance 34,379 paid: time. :46. a Gionfrlddo. walked for Hatten In 6th: b Vaughan doubled for Behrman In 7th: d Reiser walked for Stanky In 7th; e Lombardi ran for Edwards in 9th : f Lavagetto fanned for Casey In 9th. College Football , EAST. Amherst 13. Coast Guard 0. Army 47. Colorado 0. Buffalo 14. R-nsselaer 7. Clarkson 32, Norwich 6. Colgate 29, K'ngs Point 0. Columbia IS. Navy 6. Connecticut M, Springfield 6. Dartmouth 28. Syracuse 7. Dartmouth .TVs 19, Exeter 18. Denlson 19, Washington & Jefferson 14. Dickinson 27. Grove City 13. Franklin & Marshall 21, Swarth-more 6. Gettysburg 6, Western Maryland 0. Hamilton 13, Wagner 7. Harvard 19. Boston U. 14. Hobart 12. Swison 0. Holy Cross 19. Temple 13. Lebanon Valley ?1. Moravian 20. Lehish 21, Case 6. Maine 26. Northeastern 6. Massachusetts 7. Bowdoin 6. Middlebury 19. Williams 7. Muhlenhurg 53. Albrieht 0. New Britain Tclirs. 27. C.C.N.Y. 0. New Hampshire 33, Rhode Island Nev York U. 19. Brooklyn Collese 0. State 7. Notre Dame 0. Pittsburgh 6. Pcnn State 54. BucVnell 0. Pennsylvania S9. Lafavette 0. . Princeton 2t. Brown 7. Rochester l?. Union 13. Rutgers 21. Western Reserve 6. Scranton 54, American International 6. Slippery Rock 24, Indiana, Pa., Tchrs. 6. Susquehanna 20, Haverford 18. Trinity 33. Bates 12. ; Tufts 32. Fort Devens 7. Ursinus 6. Drexel 0. , Vermont 27. Colby 3. . Waynesburg 12. Alliance 0. Wesleyan 19. Worcester Tech 0. Yale 14. Cornell 0. Yale Frosh 20. Arrrtnver 9. MIDWEST. Dayton 20. Bowling Green 13. Grinnell 14, Knox 6. Illinois 35, Iowa 12. Kansas 27, Iowa State 7. Michigan 49, Stanford 13. Michigan State 7. Mississ'ipl State 0. . Minnesota 28, Nebraska 13. New Me::tco 20. KTas St"te 18. Northwestern 27. Tl.C.L.A. 26. Ohio U. 14. Butler 7. , Oklahoma 26. Texas A & M 14. Ohio Wesleyan 28. Otte'heln 20. Purdue 2, Ohio State 20. South Dakota If. 33, Parsons (la.) 7. Tulsa 28, Drake 14. Western Michigan 14, Washington U. 6. Wichita 28. Bradley Tech 7. Wheaton 49. Illinois Wesleyan 14. Wisconsin 7, Indiana 7 (tie). SOUTH. Arkansas 6, Texas Christian 0. Auburn 14. Louisiana Tech 0. Duke 19, Tennessee 7. Georgia 35. Louisiana State 19. Georgia Tech 20. Tulane 0. Kentucky 20. Xavler 7. Maryvllle (Tenn.) 27, Centre 0. Mississippi 33, South Carolina 0. Morris Brown 6, Allen 0. North Texas State 20, Florida 12. Randolph Macon 23, Johns Hopkins 18. Rollins 20, Richmond 7. VanderbiJt 14. Alabama 7. Virginia 41. Virginia Tech 7. Virginia Military 13. Georoe Wash ington 7 Wake Forest 16. Clemson 14. West Virginia 35. Washington X, Lee 6. William & Mary er, Citadel 7. SOTTHWEST. Houston 35, Daniel Baker .12. Texas 34, North Carolina 0. Texas Tech 21. West Texas State 13. Trinity U. 0. Austin 0 (tie). FAB WEST. California 45. St. Mary s 6. Colorado College 7. Colorado fWest- ernl State 6. Nevada 13, Oregon 6. Oregon State 14. Washington 7. Southern California 7, Rice 7 (tie). Southern Methodist 35. Missouri 19. Washington State 7, Idaho 0. Vtab. State 20, Colorado A & M 14 Frank Shea Hurls Yanks To Victory Over Dodgers, 2-1 Hilltoppers Whip Bates By 33 to 12 Kunkiewicz Features Upset Triumph Over Bobcats at Lewiston GAME STATISTICS. T. First down 1 Yds. gained rush, (net) 273 Forwards attempted 18 Forward completed 5 Yds. by forward pass. 110 Forwards Intercepted by 7 Yards gained runback of Intercepted passes 65 Punting average (from scrimmage) 33 Total yds. all kicks returned 58 Opponents' fumbles rec. 0 Yds. lost by penalties 65 B. 14 66 25 8 95 1 10 37 117 2 . 5 "BY ROGER DOVE. Lewiston, .Me., Oct. 4. Trinity College got off to one of the most auspicidus starts in its 70-years football history this warm autumn afternoon by humbling a favored Bates eleven, 33 to 12. The triumph was sweet revenge for Coach Dan Jessee and his players who were the victims of a stunning 25 to 0 reversal last year when the Bobcats went through the regular campaign unbeaten. . ' ... Hnskv Whitev Kunkiewicz. the blond passing master from Tor rington wno piayea ior tsaies m 1942, was the key man in Trinity's success. Handling the quarterback chores in Jessee's new wing-T, Kunkiewicz used good judgment in the selection of his plays, surprised by getting off on a couple of good runs himself and kept the Maine defense spread with the constant threat of his dangerous pitches. With the defense back to cope with the expected aerial onslaught, the Trinity ground game had a chance to roll. A quartet of Greater Hartford boys. Hal Heintz. Frank Eblen. Jack Car roll and Jack Corcoran, along with Bob Boland of waterbury and Roger Hall of Cheshire ran especially well. The Trinity speed merchants, particularly on plays to the outside, got off on sveral long jaunts which were good for up to 50 yards. The Trinity line, from end to end, turned -in an outstanding performance, holding Bates to a net gain rushing of 66 yards as against 372. The losers' passing attack farprl slichtlv hetter. eieht out of 25 completions going for 95 yards. The Trinity derense came up witn seven interceptions, however, and ran thPKf back for fi5 vards to re peatedly spike scoring bids. Trinity tooK me oppn;nj; kick-off and went 78 yards for a touchdown. On the firft play from scrimmage, Heintz faked a dash around right end and heaved a lnnr nac,s to rancrv Bill Pitkin who dropped the ball. Interference was cpllcd, however, and Trinity had a first down on tne Kates 4.i. Then with Eblch. Kunkiewicz and Heintz reeling off "the yardage, the Hartford griddcrs went the rest of the way in nine plays, Eb len cutting inside tackle tor tne tnnrhrlmvn from two vards out. Reserve Quarterback Pete Vib-ert's attempted placement for the extra point was wide. With little Art Blanchard. a grand runner and passer all after noon, in the drive s seat. Bates drove deep into Trinity territory. A noor mint cave the Bobcats the ball on the visitor's 15, and they turned it into a score on the initial nlav of th second ouarter. Blanchard cracked the line from th four for the score, but John Thomas' placement, which could have put the home club ahead, was blocked by a wave of Blue and Gold jerreys. Then Kunkiewicz began to pitcn. One pass to Pitkin was instrumental in moving the ball to the 25. but another long' throw just missed Bill's outstretched fingertips in the end zone to temporarily check the march. A pass to Al Pone, ruecred left end. put Trinity back deep in Bates territory in the final minutes of the half, and Kunkiewicz hit Pitkin in the corner of the end zone for a touchdown. On the scoring play, Kunkiewicz had all dav to get the ball awav behind airtight protec tion, and pitk n maa tne eaten ttanrlinfr still behind the eoal line. Only one small Bates' back was near Pitkin, but he never came r1o;e to intercentinc; the hih toss. This time Vibert booted the place- ment to make it 13-P at intermission Roth teams added another touchdown in the third period to nike the counfc to 19-1. nut Tnn-tv rarked un two more in the last session and won going away as Vibert converted two out of three attempts for the extra points. Heintz, really back In form as hnll carrier, set ud Trinity's third-quarter tally by intercepting pass and returning it 7 yards to the Bates 43. Carroll went through a hie hole on the rieht. cut inside tackle and weaved his way to the end zone by virtue of some timelv downfield blocks and a bit of shifty running on his own part. Bates immediately took the rptiirn kirlcoff and traveled 60 yards to pay dirt, with Blanchard smashing over from the one-foot line, but a pass attempt for the extra point fell incomplete ana that was the end of the scoring for Ducky Pond's team. .Trinity's fourth period touchdowns rpsultprl from rfrivps of R0 and 82 yards, respectively. Heintz (Concluded on Page 2, Column 6.) (Continued from Page 1.) looked as though they might need Page. Jackie Robinson was the man who drove the run across. He smashed a solid single into center field and Gionfriddo, the pesky pinch performer, had no trouble scoring. Robinson went to second on a throw from the outfield that was too late to stop Reese from reaching third. Now the Dodgers had men on second and third, one out and a run in. This could have been their inning. But the Connecticut Yankee decreed otherwise. He took charge again and got two tough, hitters, Dixie Walker and Gene Hermanski on fly balls, Walker on a weak pop to Billy Johnson, and Hermanski on a high fly to Joe DiMaggio in center field. Dodgers Threaten. The seventh inning was another harrowing session for the adherents of both sides. Shea walked that lead off man. again. This time' it was Bruce Edwards. Carl Furillo and Spider Jorgensen flied out to DiMaggio and Lindell, and the trouble for Shea seemed contained. But A r k y Vaughn, batting for Behrman, rattled a double off the "Secret Life of Walter Mitty" sign on the right field fence, the same sign against which Cookie Lavagetto had unloaded his history-making double the day before. Lombardi held up at third, but now the Dodgers had the winning run in scoring position. Shot-ton picked the injured Pete Reiser to hit for -Eddie Stanky and the Yankees promptly put him on base with a deliberate walk. It turned out to be faultless masterminding, when Shea had reared back and fired his fast ball by Pee Wee Reese to fan the latter. The Dodgers didn't make an aggressive move in the eighth, but they go for dramatic endings here in Brooklyn and the Dodgers gave everybody the shakes again in the ninth. Edwards Singles. Bruce Edwards, perhaps one of the great catchers of the future and a whale of a ball player right now, opened the inning with a sin gle to left field, and Brooklyn hopes rose quickly. Carl Furillo bunted one foul, then dropped a neat sacrifice on which Lombardi, running for Edwards moved to second. The Brooks had two chances to get the run across. The Yankees infield and coaches gathered around Shea, but obviously they had no thought of taking him out. The first pitch to little Spider Jorgensen was a strike. The next was wide. On the third pitch, the Spider lofted to Tom Henrich. Now two were away and the Dodgers had one chance left. It was the pitcher's turn, but every, body knew Hugh Casey wouldn't hit, just as everyone was aware the pinch hitter would be Cookie Lavagetto. Lavagetto took Shea's first pitch rnd Umpire Bill McGowan jerked his right thump up in the time-honored signal for a strike. The next three pitches were wide of the plate as Shea worked on the Dodger hero w.th utmost caution. Shea fired a fast one and Cookie swung and missed. Then came the last pitch,( a whistling shot through the' middle on which Lavagetto struck out with Ruthian gusto - to end Brooklyn's hopes and give the Yankees a victory by the scantest possible margin. Gene Breaks Spell. The Dodgers yielded to Shea in one. two, three order through the first four innings, making it 13 innings in which they had failed to get a base hit from one of their batting order regulars. Finally, Gene Hermanski broke the spell with a clean single to right field to open tne nun. Nothing came of it because Hermanski was left right there on first as Shea got Edwards, Furillo and Jorgensen in quick order. The Yankees, meanwhile, made it tough for themselves by sputtering along on wet powder that just didn't ignite in the old Yankee way. They started "right off the reel as Stirnweiss walked. Henrich doubled and Lindell walked in the first. Three men on, nobody out and DiMaggio batting. But this was just the first of several squandered chances. Barney had looked rendy for the cleaners, but he bravely tightened up and struck out DiMaggio. McQuinn forced Stirnweiss at the plate and Barney made . Billy Johnson a strike out victim to end the rally with no damage to the Dodger cause. With one out in the third, Barney walked Henrich and Lindell, but DiMaggio smacked into a fast double play, and it began to look ominous for the once overpowering Bronx representatives. The Yanks got one run in each of the next two innings, but they left four runners stranded. Rally I Squelched. In the seventh, Henrich sincled and DiMaggio walked and both advanced on a parsed ball, but Behrman, who had come in to (Concluded on Page'7, Column 5.) Arkansas Razorbacks Subdue TCU, 6 to 0 Fayetteville, Ark., Oct. 4. (AP.) A 44-yard pass play gave the University of Arkansas Razor-backs a first-quarter lead and from there on they relied on a stubborn goal-line defense to subdue Texas Christian University, 6 to 0, here today in the opening game of the Southwest Conference football race. i -

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