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August 26, 1952

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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14 Aug. U, 1952 M n o n CUT f,1ohf-r.»7flie. M » » n n C l l f . Legionnaires Led at Plate by C. Miller Carl Miller led the Mason City Legionnaires in hitting for the 1052 season as he posted a .301 average at the plate. The lefthandcd swing' er did not join the club until a f t e r the halfsvay m a r k in the season but was a consistent hitter. The leading hitler on the c l u b in 1051 was Gus Brandt with a .325 average, a m a r k w h i c h was exceeded t h i s sea- spn by Bud licrger, John E w a n i a k and Dick Colloton. Manager Dick M o r g a n retained three titles he held the previous season, homers, runs ballad in and runs scored, His 13 homers marked a season's hi^h for Legionnaire players and it was lite third straight year the bi'y backstop has plated the most tallies. ·Dick C'ollolon lopped the club in doubles again Ihis .season, gcUing 12, w h i l e his 19.11 total was 13. Last year the ace second sackcr topped the club in triples in a l i e w i t h Jack I'atchctl at nine each. This year Colloton and 'Albie Pearson tied for the most triples with eighl Qach. x John E w a n l a k , the heavy hitting but poor fielding outfielder, ranked jrsl in hits on the club w i t h 77 and was the r u n n c r u p in runs Called In, homers and doubles. ' John Kurtt posted the most wins of any Legionnaire pitcher with eight, and also f a n n e d the most batters, 81. John W i l l i n g h a m topped ihe regular h u r l o r s w i t h a 5-3 rec Orel to Kurtt's 8-7 m a r k . ,!ohn 11111, despite a losing 5-8 mark, pitched good ball, much better t h a n his losing record indicates. Hitting, Pitching of Legionnaires BATTING (Final marks, include* only active players at saajon's end) AB C a r l Miller 108 Bod Borger 63 John Ewariiak 129 Dick Colloton 168 Albie Poarson 241 Don Waldron 210 Dick Morgan , . . . ' 221 Jack Doligalo 95 Tom Stonger . ' . . , 196 John Hill 45 Bob M i l l a r 125 John K u r t t 51 Jack Cookman ., 6 John Willingham 35 John Krall Cookman Willingham Kurtt Hill Krall Pearson . , R 21 9 40 33 43 35 47 15 27 6 20 11 1 2 0 . 10 PITCHING W 1 5 8 5 1 1 B. Miller 0 H 42 W 77 55 70 £1 62 26 51 11 30 10 1 4 I L 0 3 7 8 2 3 4 2B 5 4 11 17. a 7 9 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 3B 2 2 2 3 3 4 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 HR RBI Pet. 5 0 9 0 1 1 13 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 22 10 43 23 24 24 50 12 20 / 17 6 T. \ 0 Fox Gives Advice on Playing 2nd By MILTON RICHMAN N K W Y O K K UP-- You have to ,281jbc "quick, nimble and lucky" ,274 in round second base, says Nellie .260] Fox of the W h i t e Sox. · 3 2 7 ,290 .290 .242 .240 .196 .Second base, around which most double plays revolve, is a tough spot to begin your baseball educa I.P. 14 A3 128V.I 122V3 18 31Vi 43/j R 3 27 82 56 13 22 49 H 7 63 139 113 22 35 54 so 3 27 81 67 5 30 44 ·,167;iion and that could be the reason ·114-why Fox calls it "the school of .100'hard knocks." "You t a k e a lot of h u m p s and b r u i s e s on double plays,' 1 he points out. "On double p l a y s , I try to get Ventura High Grid ]lnnlnK Team Opens Drills With 10 Lettermen V B N T U R A -- V e n t it r a High defeated \Vhitey's Autoj jSales of Cedar Kapids, 4-3, in the! I championship game of the state men's tournament here Monday night. The Cedar Rapids error decided the title after Lefty Melton of Sioux City homered in t h e t h i r d with School's football team got the !952Jtea'mmate Walt Kuli on base to season u n d e r w a y Monday after- the game, noon w i t h it.s initial practice un Clark Beats Turnesa in Playoff on 69 in Fort Wayne Open der Coach Cecil Hhoads and his as- singled and Cliff Markowski fol- FORT WAYNE, fnd. W*-- Jimmy C l a r k defeated P G A National Turnesa in an 18- r the 515,000 Fort FiTlhc sixth inning, Merle Marsh Wa ' ne °P en title Monday. Clark, OPERATED AT 14 POPEJOY--John Abels, 84, submitted to a major operation at Mercy Hospital, at Mason City Monday. Mr. Abels is the f a t h e r of Cornelius Abels. sistant, Dick Waack, both new-Mowed with another single, but Ce- comers to Ventura. U'aack also will coach basketball. Ten letter-winners from last year's s f j u a d will be on hand when the Vikings open their 8-gamc slate against Nora Springs here, Sept. 12. Ventura will play five games in the 4-C conference and will close the season at B u f f a l o Center Oct. 31. The r e t u r n i n g Icltcrmcn: Larry Dietrich, J i m Grcll, J a y G r i m m , dar flapids' left fielder Everett Jsher let the ball go through him and both Blue Bunny runners scored. 18 33 33 my business over in a h u r r y and F r a n c i s ' F l u s i k Larrence Bowlin' (get out of the r u n n e r ' s as 1 can." way as 14 40 ( P l a y e r s who a p p e a r e d during the season but not included in a v e r a g e s are Jack Patcbotf, Jack Sooner, Lao Schlueter, S t o v e Gerkin, Dick Chrisioph, LoRoy E v a n s , Poto Chlnborg, Dick Shipe, Bob Dulcher, Don R e i f l e r , Chuck W a l k e r , Al Lonski, Ned Knape and Roy G o o r g o f f . ) .'Joice Wins Midget ;Baseball Tourney I LAKE JULLS -- Joice, the top team in the North lown M i d g e t League s t a n d i n g s with a JO-2 record, won tlie midget c h a m p i o n s h i p fn n t o u r n a m e n t held here last wcck v Joice came up with (i runs In the f i f t h inning last Friday to break a 3-3 tic, going on to take the title game from Thompson, SKI. jlcdlang went the route on Ilia mound for the winners, / M a n l y Chipped Northwood to lake con lolation honors. J NORTHERN IOWA MIDGET - LEAGUE STANDINGS ' W. t.. T'cl Jalct Id Night Trap Shoot Slated Wednesday A n i g h t t r a p shooting contest will b e held Wednesday night at t h e North Iowa Shooting P a r k , wcsl of Mason City on H i g h w a y 18. Tho shooting .will get underway at 7 o'clock. Then; w i l l be SO targets-25 at II! yards and 25 h a n d i c a p affairs. The entry feo is 52.50. S t a d i u m G o t i R e p a i r s IOWA C f T V -- K x l e n s i v o renovations and repairs are being made; on Iowa stadium, site of three iMg Ten football games ami the contest with Notre D a m e this f a l l . All scats are being walor-proofed, the expansion joints repaired and the d r a i n s f i x e d . I n some places, w a t e r seepage had bulged out the w a l l s so thcsi! arc being s t r a i g h t - ened and Ihc l e a k i n g spots scaled. Harold Brown, m a i n t e n a n c e m a n , reports t h a t the field is in the best shapo in its 24-year history. Tnwnthlp ........... » .1.VI ·'I'll E x t r e m e s of Hawkoyes · I O W A CITY--Exlrcmos of Iowa football players: Heaviest is I'clc Spanjers, 225, eight pluyers tic foi l i g h t e s t at 105; Mori Miles is 15-4 the tallest, and Hob Sleanics, 5-7 is shortest. George T c n l i a a f , 28, is lean ot the stjuad and Bruce Shine, 18, (he baby. Dr. S. J. Morris is the only loan physician West V i r g i n i a Universit has h a d . He's patched up llu M o u n t a i n e e r s fur 35 years. Tllnnk» . . . . . . . ............ ^ Lido Mill. .. .............. fl Foreit Cllj- ................ S N u r l h w o o d ................ I l.el.nd ..................... * COLUMN By J. EMERSON D E C K E R I'm going to talk about por- rt\t "props" today. A "f t · r you'vt read this column, Jliurnb through your album and note now many of your pictures of people, could, h a v e , been, improved by including * simple "prop." You'll be surprised. A portrait "prop" is just anything included in the picture that tells somcthiiiK about (he person being photographed. !f Dad likes lo fish, picture him .sorting his tackle box. People who sec t h a t ' photo will know i m m e d i - ately t h a t he's a f i s h e r m a n , t h a t he's the "outdoor" type, and is probably a jolly good fellow, if Mom is a good cook, show her t r i m m i n g a pie or c a n n i n g f r u i t . If Brother is a bug collector, picture him m o u n t i n g a butterfly. If .Sis likes to make rag ilolls, show her with her brood and p u t t i n g the f i n i s h i n g touches on the latest n u m b e r . "Props" add story-telling value to your pictures, and give t h e m a "professional" touch. Remember his the next time you photograph Grandma. Show her darning socks or massaging Cramp's arm with liniment . . . anything but dressed in her best and with nothing to do but stare v a c a n c y into the c a m e r a lens. backgrounds often make good "props." If someone is leaving on a trip, picture them on the depot p l a t f o r m , suitcase in hand waving goodbye, and w i t h the t r a i n just p u l l i n g in. With a new school y e a r about ready to start, there is an opportunity that provides both props and background. Don't miss out ... get your supplies NOW. For top quality in photo graphic supplies and equipment come in and see us af D E C K E R BROS. INC., 209 North Federal. Phone 544 and S4S -- SPORTSMAN'S HEAD Q U A R T E R S . Accepts Coulter School Position C'OUI/l'KU-- Uichard L. Hanson, vho r e c e n t l y was g r a d u a t e d f r o m ) r a k e University at DCS Moincs, las accepted the position as p n n i p a l ami instructor at the f r a n k l i n . ,'onsolidaled School. Mayos Study Ailment of Nashua Schoolboy N A . S H U A -- K i e l i a r d Davidson, IS, N a s h u a High .School senior, who apsed veeks inlo unconsciousness two ign from an u n d e t e r m i n e d l i l r n e u t , has been taken to Koch- :ster, M i n n . , for observation at the M a y o C l i n i c . He had previously had s i m i l a r lapses. Two y e a r s ago he s u f f e r e d a b r a i n concussion w h i l e ) l a y i n g f o o t b a l l . H i s f a t h e r died it Itochester in M a r c h following surgery for b r a i n t u m o r . His mother, M r s , W i l m a Davidson, and his The important thing for a second b a s e m a n on all double plays, Fox explains, is for him to gel over lo the bag as soon as possible. "Try to Wait" "Try lo w a i t on the b a l l , if possible," he says, "but don't m a k e the m i s t a k e of crossing over the bag too .soon. In s t a r t i n g a double play, try in hit the bag with your right foot because in that way you can get more stuff on the ball when you throw it to first." On roulinc grounders, Fox tries lo grab the b a l l on the big hop. "That's the matter of i n d i v i d u a l preference," he says. " E a c h in- f i e l d e r has his own ideas about c o m i n g up with ground balls. Eddie Joosl of Ihe Athletics likes to get t h e ball on the short hop. "The m a i n Ibing while p l a y i n g second base is to keep your eye on t h e ball Try to get in front of it whenever possible and don't lei, the b a l l p l a y you." Knowledge of H i t t e r s It is v i t a l for a second b a s e m a n lo have a thorough knowledge of all r i v a l hitters, Fox explains. "Learn to play the hitters," Fox advises, if you h a v e any idea of p l a y i n g second base. ' ' I f your pitcher throws a curve ball lo a left-handed hitter, be ready to move toward second," he Larry Anderson, Bruce A u c h a n v pach, P a u l Nelson. A r l y n Peterson and Jim Kutzner. The schedule: Sept. 12--Nora Springs, here. Sept. 19--Renwick, there. Sept. 26--Gilmore Cily, here. Oct. 3--Britt, here. Oct. 10--Livermore, her«. O c t . - 1 7 -- B o d e , there. Oct. 24--Dows, there. Oct. 31--Buffalo Center, there. Sioux City Team Wins Softball Title BOONE s/F) -- nine R u n n y Ice Cream of Sioux City will represent Iowa in the a n n u a l Western regional soflball t o u r n a m e n t at St Joseph, Mo., Scpl. 5, G and 7. The Sioux City t e a m , with Ihe help of a 3-base error in the sixth American Association Names Skowron Its Outstanding Rookie L O U I S V I L L E Ky. ( U P ) -- O u t fielder Bill Skowron of Kansas Cily, who is ticketed for a trial with the parent New York Yankees next spring, won the designation Tuesday as the American Association's "rookie of the year." N a m e d on six of the eight bal lots, the 21-year-old Skowron cur rently is hitting .340 in his scconc year of professional ball. The 200 pound Chicago right-hander, who played football for Purdue, also hi 28 homers and has driven in 120 runs this season. Skowron made his debut in organized ball with Norfolk of the Piedmont League last year and batted .334 to win the league batting liUc. For being n a m e d rookie of the year, the young outfielder will receive the Robert E. Hooey Memorial Award. 1-year-old Laguna Beach, Calif., pro, downed the Briarciiff, N. Y., eteran by one stroke with a 3- inder-par 69. They went into the playoff by carding equal 16-under-par 272s in he regulation 72-ho!e play on the Elks Country Club course. Clark's victory was good for $2,400 first place money. Turnesa won ?1,800. Clark won the playoff on the 17th lole by sinking a 6-foot putt for a lirdie t h r e e . Turnesa chipped short and missed a 10-foot putt to get a par 4. Growth of corn is checked by cool nights. DEAF MAN PERFECTS MIDGET HEARING AID Mr. H. A. Lyons of Peoria, 111. who himself has been hard of hearing for twenty years, has perfected a new hearing aid that can be worn in secret. 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