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Leg ionnaires Post 194 Win Estherville Gives Up 20 Base Knocks Switching Managers · i'fow much does a switch in managers help? . . . Suppose we consider four clubs which have made changes this season. . . . When Rogers Mornsby was with the Browns his club was playing at a .440 pace up to the time of his departure. Under Marty Marion the club is going al a .406 clip. . . Other comparisons are: Detroit, under Heel Rolfe ;319, under Fred Hulchinson .315-1. Boston Braves, under Tommy Holmes .371, under Charley G r i m in .4G2. Phillies, under Eddie Sawyer .4-14, under Steve O'Neill .647. It may be seen from these figures that the Browns actually slipped a little,by switching managers, that the Tigers picked up a little bit and the Braves made a sizeable gain. . . . The real uplift through switching pilots was with the Phils, who have been going at a pennanl winning clip ever since O'Neill moved in to take charge. * Satchel Paige, the oldtime pitcher for the Brownies, is regarclet very highly in Ihc American League. . Bucky Harris, the Washington manager, dished out n oil of rough praise for Salch wher he said his Nals could win Ihc pen nanl if Paige was on Ihe Washing Ion rosier. . . . H e went on to saj that Cleveland would win casilj with Salch while Ihe Browns woulc be in Ihe cellar without him. * Sad "Fishing" Trip Bob Heston , Mason City Higl School football coach and alhlelii director, will be late arriving a Ihe slate coaching school this, week --but not througli/his own choice . . . On returning from a fishin trip in the Leech lake region ir Minnesota, he and his f a m i l j stopped in Minneapolis. . . . Th stop wasn't so good. A Ihie stole his car, threw out some of th belongings ancl smashed it up. . . It. was recovered in a matter of couple of hours. The crimina ill get a chanct in class B base- all with Lancaster, Pa., in the nterstate League. * Two of the standout rookie pilch- r.s in t h e majors received new ontracts, meaning a raise in pay, u r i n g ' l h i s season. They are ioyt Wilhelm, the brilliant Giant elief hurlcr, and Joe Prcsko, a tailing {linger with the Cardinals, * ·'itching Capital Neither Philadelphia ciub is dong too wel! in the majors this sea- on although both the Phils and v's could finish in the first divi- ion, particularly the Phils. . But Philadelphia will be the pitch- ng capital in the big time with Jobby. Shantz almost certain k ake top honors in the American ngvie ancl Robin Roberts in the National. . . . Don't be too sur- rised if Roberts ends up ah'cad of Shanlz as the top hurlcr in base- jail for 1952. * Stan Malec, the speedy Spencer outfielder, is to be inducted into he service on Aug. 25 and won't ie around for' t h e iowa State -eague playoffs as he will leave the club at the end of the regular sea- i. ... Spencer has sought permission to add a player to t h e roster to take Malec's place. By JIM VANHEEL Sports Editor The Estherville Red Sox didn't quite gel the idea Monday nighl al Roosevelt Field. After the fun night activities a baseball game was scheduled. The Sox were on the [icld for the game but t,he fun con tinned, Estherville doing the clown a'ct and Mason Cily playing il straight. The final score was Mason City 19, Kstherville 1 as the cellar club look n terrible bouncing through a - 2 0 - h i t a t t a c k by the Legionnaires. That clinched third place in Ihc final standings for -Mason Cily antl sewed up the cellar spot for Estherville. In the playoffs of the Jowa Slate League, Mason City will /ovvcr State Standings !.. P e t . G.U .7(17 . . Bill Evans, * Carroll Carroll S p e n c e r . . . . l a s o n City 1.1 'it .;(» E s l h e r v i l l c u 211 .·;·; MONDAY Carrol! U(, Spencer ~. M«smi C i t y HI. KslliLTvlllr- 1. TUESI»AY suin-:iuu2 E s t h e r v i l l e a t M a s o n C i l y . "Carroll al Sptmccr. W E D N E S D A Y S C H K D U I . E Ma.soji C i t y nl Spencer. meet Carroll and Spencer wil a]ay Estherville in best three o five series with the winners meet in a f i n a l best two out o three scries. The playoff schedule has no first baseman, has announced thai this is liis last season of playing baseball with the Merchants. He who stole the car was caught. . . . He recently had been released from prison on a theft charge so he'll probably gel a longer sentence next round. Heston wasn't bragging about the fishing although he said he got a hasn't been as good as in former years and believes the Carroll f a n s have been very considerate in not riding him. * No Rained Dirt Games We've held up mentioning this for fear the luck would change bull Ihcrc hasn't been an Iowa League game rained oul al Roosevelt Field in Mason Cily this season. . . . The All-Star game here in J u l y got xiiockcd off the calendar complete- y because of rain but all the regular games h a v e been played as scheduled. few.. But he had some remarks about th* small world department --or maybe coaches get 'ideas by going-fishing. . . .-Whilst'' walking up the street in Walker, he bumped Into Bill Steneker, Mohawk cage coach. . . . And while walking Minnesota * high football practice Monday, just a downtown in Brainerd Heston met with Truman Manship, the Charles City High grid coach. * Pro football (cams have coaching slaffs whidh are able lo give attention lo all phases of play. Head Coach George Halas has Ihc following slaff. working under him in pro-league drills: Bulldog Turner, centers; Phil Handler, tackles and guards; Litke Johnson, defense; Jim BeiUon, offensive ends; Paddy Driscoll, offensive h a l f - ·backs; Clark Shaughnessy, quarterbacks. -k Roomie Turns Villain There never has been a no-hit game pitched in the Iowa State League. . . . Roil Unke came close last week when he. threw a 1-hittcr against Eslhervillc in a 12-0 Iri- u m p h for Spencer. . . . The fellow who wrecked Unke's perfccl g a m e bid was Tom Cooper, Estherville week earlier than in Iowa, don't get excitad lhat t h e boys from the Gopher state get more practice. . ... They open their seasons on Sept. 5, whereas most schools start their schedules on Sept. 12 in Iowa. Dick Woodard, the Ft. Dodge boy who was a star center at Iowa, won't he with the New York Giants in pro football this season. He reportedly was dissatisfied with the contract offered. . , . Wood arc is going to try to make the squad on the Washington Redskins. been released but present plan call for Mason City lo open at Car roll and · Estherville to open Spencer, probably Thursday. Eslhervillc is lo play Ihe Legion naires again Tuesday nighl a Roosevelt Field with Bob Mille the probable pitcher for Mason City. Wednesday night Mason Cily concludes its regular league schedule with a game at Spencer. Carroll Clinches Flag Carroll nailed down the regular season crown by knocking Spencer 13-5 Monday nighl. Denny. Rinaldi pitched 9-hil ball for the Merchants .o run his record to 14-0 for the season. Hal Raether look a pounding while 'pitching for the firsl six frames for Spencer and among Ihc 12 hits he allowed were homers by Tom Shechan, Sam Esposito ant schools began Sam Bedrosian. The Mason Cily-Estherville game But was a scorer's nightmare. The Sox catcher. Cooper happens lo be , , : ' , : Globo-Ciimittu pholos by Miissoi' THERE IT IS--Bob Miller.of Mason City won tho feature and most hilarious event of fun night Monday at Roosevelt Field when he round home plate, n job which took about five minutes. Six players were blindfolded, spun rimy and given wheelbarrows in center-., field with the next object to find home plate. Miller got to the batting area in a h u r r y but it took turn about throe minutes to find the plate as he was the winner, in background is Milt Arclrey of Ksthcrville, the umnerup, who nearly foiind the plate once but left, it for some more roaming. Wheelbarrow Race Tops Fun Night Fun night was a good deal for Mason City baseball fans. Before the Legionnairc-lCsthcrvillc game Monday nighl, players of Ihc two clubs engaged in field events wilh cash prizes for the winners given by baseball-minded Mason City merchants. The punch act was the final one on Ihe program, Ihe wheelbarrow race, won by Mason City's .Bob Miller. The players, three from each Icam, were blindfolded, spun lizzy in the outfield and then given wheelbarrows to push until they anded on home plate. Miller would have won il in less than a minute if he had shifted about a foot. He found Ihc infield followed Ihc base palh and came lo roosl right next lo Ihe plate. But lie wheeled around near Ihe platt never louching il and frccmcnllj gelling off in the grass near Ihe backstop. Finally he backed on to Ihc plalc wilh Milt Arclrey of Bs thcmllc taking second after he hac been close earlier but finally strayed away. Among the "pushers" was But Unke's roommate at Wisconsin n n d l s t r e n g t h . also his battcrymalc on the Badger baseball team. Cleveland Acquires Bench Strength in Deal With Pirates CLEVELAND M--The Cleveland I n d i a n s Monday announced a deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates, bringing Relief Under Ted Wilks anci tnficldcr George Strickland to Cleveland in return for Reserve In- fieltlcr. J o h n n y Berardino and a "sizable bundle'' of cash. The club described the trade as "pennant insurance" g i v i n g the Tribe's h u r l i n g staff some bench changed pitchers and positions about like college platoon football. Six Estherville pitchers, and we use (he t e r m loosely because the boys who were tossing normally play 'other positions, found their throws splattered all over the lot. In Ihe 20 Mason City hits were a pair of doubles,'three triples ancl a homer. Morgan's 12th Homer Dick Morgan got the homer, his 12th of the season, by parking one of Eklie Winkel's pilches out of the park for a 3-run blow at the start of the game. Mason City batted around for the first two frames and was off to an 8-0 lead. Albic Pearson, who hit ! for 5, Jack Doligalc and Morgan each b a i t e d ' i n "four runs in the game. John Willingham pitched the first five innings for Mason City and recorded his fourth win of the season. Johnny Krall a n d Jack Cookman worked in relief, each pitching two innings of scoreless ball. Jack Doligaie, youthful Mason City Legionnaire outfielder from Chicago, will try his luck in pro baseball next season. . . . He has agreed to a contract with the Brooklyn Dodger organization and Des Moines Juniors Eliminated by Topeka in Regional Tourney ALTUS, O k l a . W-Topeka e l i m i - j J i ; ^"^ \\', The boxscore: ICSTIIERVII.I.E--I M o f i s c r . If K a l c y , p. rf I-"repruiui. :'li, p K j i s t ' h r o o k , ll. p, '^b H.utkmv,ki. rf. rf, III 0. Wlnkrl. ::l. p. of Fiorita. s* Wnlli. r. :'.h . K. Wlnkrl. p. rf TOT A I.S M A S O N C I I T T -- I I I IVulilron. .'ill r.'ollolon. ss . . . . . . . Alt I I'O :t n » I 11 Bergcr, who once was seen battiiif at full speed toward the scorcboarc in rightficld. And John K u r t banged into the'stands behind homi plate at full speed as he "overshot 1 the target. 1 'Bob Easlcrbrook was the slug smith of the night. The southpaw swinging niana gcr took first in f u n g o hitting with teammate R o m a n Bartkowski second. In the homer hilling contest, E i s t e r brook is an easy winner by clout ing the ball on three of his five EASTERBROOK swings well out of the park, Hie las one clearing the Scoreboard. John E w a n i a k of Mason City got oni poke over the fence in leflficlrl t THE CO-WiNNEll-- Albic Pearson of'Mason City is being timed in : 1.416 by Bud Sutcr, KGLO sportscastcr, as the fleet centert'icklcr is completing a race around the bases against the watch. Val Fiorita, Estherville shortstop, was clocked in the same figure and they split the prix.e money, each yetting $5. Yanks' Raschi, Reynolds Tied for "Honors" By UNITED PRESS One sure way lo slarl an argument is to start comparing Vic Raschi and Allio Reynolds, but take it from Manager Casey Stengel, he's g!ad to have them both around. Tho .two power-packing right handers h a v e remarkably similar records ant! because their supporters are so evenly divided, neither probably will ever get Iho nioit valuable player award. Tho sclcc- ;ors never would go clown the lino for one man or the other, and a look al their records shows why. Since if)47 when Ihey both moved in us regular starters with the Yankees, ttnschi has a 103-11 won and lost record while Reynold's over-fill mark is 100-48, Clutch Pitch.ri Both nre terrific clutch pitchers and competitors, in big games. Both arc rugged workmen who can stand up' in the pressure-packed slrctch run. Monday, as Ihc Yankees gave the Huston Red Sox pennant hopes annlhor kick in the face, Vic fired a five-hit, 4-2 decision for his 14th Probable Pitchers NATIONAL UiACUli N'nw York K'cirwln :·!) lul Muflle I .'·,') ill C'hicarn (llnokcr Id-,-, am! Kllpniltln IHor K.| »ilil Hiillirrdml l-ll) at Cincinnati (Clniruli .Vli anil WeUmeler fi-l» Iw'l-nlKM ilonlilelteiiilnT, I'hllMlclnhlk (Hol.rrU IU-II) ill IMttiliurgli Vccnlal (l-l) nlgiil. Jloilcm (Wllkun HMD a t SI. l.oul.i ll'lrskn T-H) nlRlil. A M U I U O A N I . H A O U i : ;lilu»l(o (Doliimi 1M)| Hi New York (Sain tl-.M iilnlit. HI. l.tiiiin ll'lllnUn K-10) at Washington (Marn'rii II-.M ill Kill. CIcvnlHiHl (Wynn lll-ID at llonton (Hru- tlowxkl n-l). l « l r « l t H ' l ( l i l 11-11 nnil I I i ) \ ) U e m » n H - l l l ) at I ' h l U r t c l p h l n ( l l l K l i o p 11-0 nml t l y r d 1(1-11)1 I w l - n l E l i t i t u u t i l c l i r m l e r . victory of Die season against three defeats, lie pitched one-hit ball ntil the fifth, then cased up a itllc. in the only other major league game Monday, the Cubs topped tile grates 4-3 when Pmchhilter Phil Cavarrcttn, the Chicago manager, jroke things up with a two-run lomer in the ninth. Dinky Murry Dickson had been nursing a ,'i-l cad going into. the ninth when, Bill Serena walked, Pinchhilter Bruce Aug. 1», 1952 11 MMOU City Gtobe-CiicUe, Mix* City, It BATBOY AWARD--Whlt«y Slahl (left) was tabbed »h» "b«tt batboy in tht Iowa Stale Liaguc" Monday niftht* Ltgion- nalrt players gave him · $5 bill. Making the presentation for the Mason City . club is Bud Suter. drove in his lOOUi run with a fly for the other Cub tally; He leads both leagues in runs batted in. The final Western trips for tho Natirial League clubs andUhe final Eastern swing for the American League began Tuesday. The Giants, 7Vi games behind tho Dodgers and showing no signs ot culling loose with a new miracle, open with a doubleheader at Chi; csigo. And Manager Loo- Durochcr will be missing, beginning his- fives day suspension for his rhubarb witti Umpire Augie Donalclli. . ', Tourney of Champs Copped by Allison WATERLOO m--Allison defeat ed Colcsburg 5-0 Sunday night lo win the a n n u a l Northeast Io\Va "Tournament, of Champions" base ball meet. Sum nor beat St. Ansgai 10-0 to win consolation honors. In the Championship game, Gay Busl of Colcsburg struck out 20 batter for a new tourney record. Four o the Allison runs were unearned. Edwards tripled and Cavarrctla unloaded his homer. Cavarrctta's First It was the firsl homer of Ihc year for Ihe Chicago boss and Edwards' triple also was his first. Bob SchulU, pitching two innings ot re National Amateur Golf Champs Fall in 1st Round Play SEATTLE Mi - The men's Na- .ional Amateur Golf championship, Ihc ranks stripped of ils last two champions, swung into the second round of match play Tuesday. Sidelined In startling upsets were the defending champion, Billy Maxwell f r o m ' O d e s s a , Tex., and the ,1950 kingpin, Sam Urzctta of Rochester, N.Y. , An "unknown," Tru TJ. [Griiber from Pottstown, Pa., disposed of Maxwell on the 2lsl hole. Ur/.clla fell before Marion IHskey,' 21- year-old player from Twin Falls, Idaho. . . . - ' Gruber, 18-year-old' sophomore at Duke,- sank an eight foot putt for a birdie three to b e a t ' M a x - lief, gained the victory. H u n k Sauer well, FINAL Close Out We need room for new fall merchandise ancl are o f f e r i n g a fine selection of . . . Lightweight Tropical Worsted Summer SUITS One Group Values to 42.50 price One Group of All Wool Yesr-Round SUITS Values to \/ $55.00 /2 Price ED. FINNEGAN Custom Tailored and Ready-Matle Clothes 111 -A Ht St. S. K. A e r o * * from I)2viil*on ALTERATIONS - itnrAinn t T - Y e u M Clothing Kxpcricnre naled Des Moines from the rcgion- il American Legion baseball tournament here Monday, 8-1. Both teams, each a previous loser in he tournament, made it a close j a m c until the last, two innings when Topeka scored Ihrcc runs. m K T K K I . I N K l . F . A f i t ' i : K A S K I I A M . S T A N D I N C S k. ir . i! , C'f 'ib , Krivll, p become runnerup. Albic Pearson of the home clu! a r i d ' V a L Fiorita of the visitors tie in the base running contest, eac! being timed in :W.G. In the accui acy throw to second base (Ihrowin. the ball into a barrel). Mason City' jl Dick Colloton was the winner as he » hit the bottom of the barrel in dead ',' center a n d Dick Morgan was .scc- :' oncl wilh three close throws. Mor: gan' and Easterbrook engaged in a *i base r u n n i n g contest for managers, _U starting together and circling the i n i b a s e s in opposite directions. Eas* terbrook hit home p l a t e a stride ' ahead of Morgan. Prizes were S7 for first and S3 for second except in the managers' event in which merchandise prizes were given. p Thompson arncr Mason City V F W \orth\vood . l o l r c . , L a k e M i l l s (.claml W. 1:1 II i rrt.i T O T A L S S r o r o b y I n n i n g s : I C N T I U C I t V I I . I . K . . . .MASON ; I T V i:nor»: C. Mlllrr fVnlflroil, F'lorita .'. I. I)llli(t»l n I 0111 non I The Standinas A M K K I C A N l.KAKVK . :,:« Km :iix -- I!) 'M :l 'i. ('·. \Vinkcl. ATii*scr. i N'rw York .......... .. "r U'olt?.: runs Lutleil In: |C.'!evel;inrf ........ . . . . . li7 f. l''rp«inan. liiti: I'r:ir- FDRD SERVICE I'c.irMJii: Ihrrc-lKMr hits: C. Mlllrr. Dnl!- )l;ale, l'rar$in. home run: Morgan: rlou- jlilr p l a y s : I-'rrrrnan tn Knsltrhrook. llcr- \yr.r lo Ccillototi In 3rillcr: led io h a s r * : l^lhr-rvlllr II. .M n s o n C i t y HI: liases nn h:lllj: \VlnUrl 'I, Kiilcy '.*. l-'astcrbrortk, Krall. I-'ri^cnian '1; strikc-oliU: f.'ooprr. [Frrrinan: hfls o f f : K. WlnkH K for K run* 'in l a :\ lonii\ps. Cooper 'i for 0 runs in 'J 'innlhRS, Krall 0 Tor 0 runs in ". Innings, il(alc)' :l for I rnn^i in 1 '/fi innlnj;. \VllliTiK- |h:im (r for I run hi r fnnin^.s. (i. Wlnkrl " | for 0 rlin-i In I inning. Kaslrrhrnnk :i for X I runs In I inning, Cookman I for 0 runs In i; innings, r'rcrman ·£ for 1 rum in I In- ininp; hit liy pitcher, by: Krall ( K a l e y C , I wild pitches: K. Wtnkel, I'rreman '.'.'. paMherl hnlU: Wnltz 'i. Cooper i winning pltrhrr: \Vllllngham; losing pilcher: K. Wlnkrl: u m p i r e s : Lansing anrl McCorrnirk; i i i n c : 'J: I I . lloslon Chicago r.J lil (ill T t J K S I I A V S f r l i r l t Hi 1'hilarlrlpliM (' l « l - n i j h l l f'hlrago nl New Vnrh Inighll. t'lcYclAiiil al HO«|;;M A I O N D A V S I t K S I J I . T S N'ew York I. I t o v l o n -. W E B N E S D A Y ' S SCIIIvllIII,): St. l.ouh at \V»%lilngton f n l j c h l l . Detroit at J'li!l:iilrl|ihli (nlchll. ( Illcngo at NfW \orh. plul lot iNORTHEAST IOWA IJLEAGUE STANDINGS vv. N'ATIO.VAf. I.KAOI.'i: IV. I.. jllrnoklyn ":( :!7 ( N e w York (Ill 1.1 i SI. l.mils . , in !!' ll-htlatlclpliia Ill .'.:! lluslon Ill ClnclnnnK (0 t'r.l. .BO I ..VI.'. Another MARATHON by GOOD/YEAR ^ll 95 H II IK Buy! 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