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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 25

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NORTH CENTRAL AGAIN IN SECRET HUDDLE 'UNCLE' ROBINSON BUILDS HIS TEAM OF HARD HITTERS Brooklyn Squad Calculates to Strike Fear in Opposition. By ALAN GOULD ' Fla - - . , a P ort 'y. kindly-look- old gentleman with a twinkle In his eye, a chew of tobacco in his jaw, instilling ferocity into a band of baseball hijackers and you have an idea what your Uncle WUbert Robinson is doing with his Brooklyn boys. ' J Uncle Robbie has developed the killer-instinct. Lively ball or no lively ball, and Robbie says- YOU can't tell the difference, he has put together a beefy collection of sluggers calculated to strike fear into the opposition. Has Hitting Outfield. ' The outfield, composed of Lefty ODoul, Babe Herman and Johnny Frederick, averaged .370 at bat last year and should do as well or better tins year. The regular Infield, consisting of S?£ t V? lewi Wright at short, Wally Gilbert on third, Fresco Thompson at second and Del Biasonette on first, also averages over .300 at the . plate. Tampa AI Lopez, catching sensation of 1930, hit for .308 and should go many notches higher, his 210 pound understudy, Ernest Lombard! hit .307 with Oakland last season. With a sort of ferocious glee, undo Robbie watches these fellows go up to the plate and, as he says, "battle the boards." Clubs Develop Batting. His youngsters will find the competition keen enough, for every club in the National league has already shown or is fast developing batting strength. Brooklyn's drive for a pennant in this company seems well fortified in every other respect. Thompson plugs a long standing infield gap. The reserves are numerous and eager. The pitching' defense may not.be the best in the league but it is close to it. The high priced Tazzy Vance, William Watson Clark, Adolfo Luque, Ray (Babe) x Phelps, who won 14 games in his first major league season; Hollls Thurston and Ray Moss compose the principal firing: 2ine. Old John Picus Quinn ' and his spitball promise to be helpful. /' v Get Newcomers. "· \ . -- *: x-ftn.^ {Salliyan , "Starr- youngste r ' from Macpn, is ; 'the best of the new comers.' .' The- Arkansas hog-caller, Clyde (Pea-ridge) Day, drafted from Kansas City, may find a relief job. The Robins are not polished- looking. Fleetness of foot and quickness of mind are not among their noteworthy points as a team. However, they have the essentials of punch, pitching and leadership to make them pennant factors every step of the way. STANDARD!. BEATS IOWANAS Fjrst National Wins From Lundbergs in Women's Bowling League. The Standard Oil five of the Women's bowling league won two games out of thre from Deckers' Idwanas Monday evening. The First National bank team also took two games from the D. K. Lundberg bowlers. Mrs. Wall of the Standard Oil team took the high single game with 201 and won the high three- game total with 449. D. K. LTINDBEUG Players -- 1st 2nd 3rd Gigax ....... 142 . Hatch ....... 100 Murray ...... 66 Lewis ...... . 103 Renner ..... . 152 Handicap ... 95 112 101 65 90 118 95 131 83 122 104 108 95 385 284 253 297 378 285 Totals 658 581 643 1882 FIRST NATIONAL BANK Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Rogers 88 121 128 337 Doe 100 100 Wilhelm 70 106 176 Catlin 77 100 82 259 Matz 91 90 119 300 McLaughlin .. 114 159 149 422 Handicap ... 87 112 112 311 Totals 557 652 696 1905 DECKERS' IOWANAS Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Woisnak 128 148 142 Doe 100 100 100 E. Erickson .. 90 106 166 Latta 101 69 118 M. Erickson .. 110 135 139 Handicap ... 61 61 61 Totals 590 619 724 STANDARD OIL Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Wall ....100 148 201 Rouch 98 102 81 Dlercks 87 85 112 Freeberg .... 95 158 106 Byars 144 123 124 Handicap ... 75 75 75 418 300 362 286 384 183 1933 449 281 284 359 391 225 *,' Totals 599 791 695 1949 After all, there's a natural affinity between Rudy Vallee and grapefruit--both of them are always in the public eye.--Nashville Southern Lumberman. BE-GAZETTE MASON CITY, IOWA, MARCH 17 1931 INDEPENDENTS WIN OPENING Y. W. CLASH SPORT SCRAPS -h + THESE THREE FRENCHMEN FORM THE TEAM THAT WILL MEET A PICKED AMERICAN SQUAD IN THE AMERICAN lN- DOOK TENNIS CHAMPIONSHDPS. THEY ARE PIERRE LANDRY, CHRISTIAN BOUSSUS, JEAN BOROTRA. G OLF is nothing, new. The Marquis de Argyll, an interesting Scottish lord, beheaded'in 1661 by the way, once wrote the following note to his son, the Earl of Argyll, als,o beheaded in 1685: "Tennis is not in use among us, but only in our capital city, but in lieu of that, you have that excellent recreation of Goff-ball, than which truly I do not know a better " - - * » ' * * * . * BUT THE HARDEST HAZARD FOR THE AVERAGE GOLFER MORE THAN ONE "GOFFER" HAS LOST HIS HEAD, HOWEVER, IF THE RECORDS ARE CORRECT. £-3 T\ APPER BILL TERRY U' holdout first baseman of the New York Giants, has come to terms atter a long battle over salary matters with the Gotham club. Terry signed for a lecret sum and is ready _ to don the uniform for another season. * » * « When motor boats first came into existence some time in tho slow but awakening 'OO's, they were called "naptha launches." In this day and age, it is even permissible to call a race horse n hay-burner. 1 * * * T AST YEAR a toss of 44 feet 11 J-" inches won f^rst place for Walter Guilfoyle in an indoor track meet of New York City high schools. An identical heave was good only for second place this year. ISN'T ON THE COURSE AT ALL. HE RUNS SMACK INTO IT COMING 'HOME LATE FOR SUPPER. i * » * * - TIERB PENNOCK, dean n. of big league left- 'landed hurlers and for -nany years a star with the Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red .Sox ·jnd New York Yankees, hopes to turn in his full quota of wins for the Yankees this year. * * * * Billings of Upper Iowa, the referee that did the calling at the district meet at New Hampton, has used the same coin to flip for choice of goals for a period of 10 years. / # * * T WELVE ski jumpers competed in the first natjonal tournament near Chicago in 1906. There were 50 spectators. This year 50,000 persons watched several hundred competitors. FROM TRAINING CAMPS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MACK LOOKS FOR A LOT OF HARD SWINGING i'ORT MYERS, Fla.--The new ball with the elevated stitching won't change the style of attack very much,, in the opinion of Connie Mack, manager of the Athletics. There Is no sliding: pit at the champions' camp and Mack is not stressing- base-running because he thinks there will be no decided change in the attacking system this year. He looks for a lot of free swinging. * * * HOWLEY VISITS CARDINALS' CAMP BRADENTON, Fla.--Despite a denial from the "big boss," members of the St. Louis Cardinals, especially the outfielders, wondered Tuesday whether a deal between the Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds was in the making. Manager Dan Howley of the Reds visited carnp Monday, supposedly Jn search of an outfielder. * * * BUT HOWLEY DOSS NOT GET RESULTS TAMPA, Fla.--Dan Howley, the Reds' manager, is about convinced the big fellows in his league--the pennant contenders, have no desire to assist the lesser lights. Dapper Dan spent Monday visiting the headquarters of one of the strongest clubs in the national circuit seeking a player or two but was turned down flat. - * * * LURE OF BASEBALL WINS BACK MORGAN NEW ORLEANS--The lure of baseball has proved too strong for Eddie Morgan. The young slugging first baseman of the Cleveland Indians signed his contract Monday night and shelved his ambition to manufacture boxes for the summer at least. No figures were made public. * * * PAGE TYRUS COBB! HERE'S HIS PLAY SAN FRANCISCO--Page Tyrus Raymond Cobb! Harvey walked. Gerald singled. Harvey sprinted for third. Gerald made for second. Harvey stole home, and Gerald arrived safely at third on the play at the plate. There are old-timers in Detroit who remember when Cobb used to try that crazy stuff--and get away with it. * * * KAMM WINS TITLE OF "HUSTLING WILLIE" SAN ANTONIO--Willie Kamm. whose apparent lack of interest in the success of the Chicago White Sox last season did nothing to improve his standing with the club, has earned himself the title of "Hustling Willie" in the training camp. So far this year, has fielded with all his old skill, and has hit in ·style that has pleased Manager Donle Bush. * * * · HORNSBY DISREGARDS VICTORIES IN WEST LOS ANGELES--As far as Rogers Hornsby is concerned, a couple of lopsided victories over the Los Angeles Pacific coast league club is ,no cause for excitement among the Chicago Cubs. The new Cub pilot is not particularly pleased with the work of William Wrigley's team because he considers the caliber of opposition to have been extremely weak. * * * SELECT PITCHERS FOR SENATOR-ORIOLE CLASH BILOXI, Miss.--The pitchers already have been selected for the Washington Senator's game at Gulfport with the Baltimore Orioles --Carl Fischer, Lynn Griffith and Wally Tauscher. * . * * KUEL REALIZES POSITION OF UMP! PENSACOLA, Fla.--Muddy Ruel, Red Sox catcher, says that "ball players are a lot of snakes in the grass." Muddy's philosophy comes of acting as arbitrator on the base lines. He's been convalescing with a split finger and he's not at all fond of his umpiring job. He adds that how Tom Conolly can keep his sweet disposition is "one of the sweet mysteries of life" and Muddy "doesn't want to solve it." Trio of Cue Stars Shine at Tourney Appleby, Fessenden, Collins Win in Opening Play. NEW YORK, March 17. (#--The national amateur 18.2 balkline billiard championship promises to turn into a three-corner battle among the three veterans in the tournament, Edgar T. Appleby of New York, Percy N. Collins of Chicago and Ray V. Fessenden of Madison, Wls. All three won their opening- matches in the round robin tournament Monday. Appleby, defending champion, turned back Dale H. Goslin of Los Angeles, 300 to 235; Collins defeated H. T. Galley, Tulsa, Okla., 300 to 116, and Fessenden conquered Charles Connor of Philadelphia, 300 to 229. Select Field Entered in Chicago Track Meet CHICAGO, March 17. (jD--A select field has entered for the 600- yard dash in the Banker's track and field meet Thursday night at tho 124th field artillery armory. The race is expected to develop into a battle between Phil Edwards, former New York university negro star; Clyde Blanchard, of the Millrose A. A., New York, and Jack Tierney of Marquette university. In the Bankers' mile, Dale Letts, big ten indoor half-mile and^ mite champion, and Ray Conger, one of the country's premier distance stars, arc expected to compete. Despite the efforts to find a substitute, elbow grease is still the essential oil of industry.--Pathfinder. T, N, T, LOSES BY 44-31 COUNT IN WOMEN'S LEAGUE Hazel Helm Is High Scorer With 31 Points in First of Cage Playing. Round, Robin play was started in the girls' independent basketball tournament at the Y. W; C. A. Monday evening with the Independents defeating the T. N. T. team 44 to 31. Hazel Helm scored all 31 points for .the T. N. T. cagers to win the high scoring honors of the clash. Her score showed 14 field goals and 3 free throws. Audrey Andrews was second high point winner with 11 field goals and 1 free throw. Beulah Woodworth was third with 21 points. At the half, the independents were leading 19 to 12. They scored ,25 points to the T. N. T.'s 19 during the second half. The next game in the league series will be held Monday evening at 7 o'clock. INDEPENDENTS--i4 FG FTPF Andrews, f ." n i o Wooilworth, f ....10 -1 0 Sandburg, f 0 0 0 Lundahl, c o 0 0 Kephart, s c . , 0 0 0 Datra, g o -.0 1 Pusch, g o 0 1 Totals .21 2 2 Substitutions--S a n d b e r g for Woodworth. T. N. T.--31 FG FTPF Helm, f 14 3 0 Julson, f o 0 0 Scharlou, c o 0 1 Johannsen, £ o 0 U Moore, g- o 0 1 Cunimings, s, c 0 0 0 Totals 14 3 , 2 Referee--Coggins. Timer--Meany. Scorelteopors--Pusch, Sandberg. JEWISH QUINTET WINS CAGE TITLE A. Z. A. Five Beats Church of Christ by 28-4 in ' Final Y. M. Game. The Jewish A. 2. A. basketball quintet defeated the Church of Christ team in the championship game of the senior division of the Sunday school league at the Y. M. C. A. Monday night by a score of 28 to 4. A last half rally by the Jewish five held the Church of Christ team scoreless during the second period. The score at the half was 9 to 4 in favor of the A. Z. A. Piling up 19 points, the A. Z. A. five completely outclassed and routed their opponents. v Pink and Schulman evened honors in the high scoring of the game by 10 points apiece. Goss and Benowitz also played stellar games for the Jewish boys while Ong was the outstanding player of the Church of Christ teanf. A. Z. A.--28 FG FTPF Schulman, f 5 o 2 G°ss, f 2 i o Fink, c 3 4 o Raizes, g Benowitz, 0 1 Totals n. CH. OF CHRIST--1 Ynlland, f , Prusia, f , Ditzler, c o Hynds, f, g o Ong, g 1 FG FTPF 0 0 0 1 1 1 S 0 1 0 2 Totals Referee--Gasswlnt. CATHOLIC TEAMS TOURNEY BOUND Fifteen States Are Listed for Opening Rounds of Title Play. CHICAGO, March 17 /P--Thirty- two Catholic prep school basketball teams were on their way today to compete in Loyola university's eighth annual Catholic interscholastic championship tournament. Fifteen states, Pennsylvania, Indiana, West Virginia, Illinois, Ohio, New York, Minnesota, Tennessee, Oklahoma, "Wisconsin, Iowa, Maryland, Kansas, South Carolina and Missouri, are represented in the entry list. Opening first round games will be played Wednesday night. TO MEET VINTON IN STATE MEET f«OLDFIELD high school,' paired with Vinton VJT Thursday evening- In the first round of tho state basketball tournament in Des Molries, has hud one of Its most successful years in the cage sport. Tho quintet won 15 jrames out of 16 starts during: tho regular playing season. Tho lono defeat was ut tho hands of the undefeated Lehigh cngers. The team won the Little Nine conference title ana came out ahead in the sectional and district tournaments of the Btatc. In nil the tnuni has won 23 victories in 24 starts. Conch Calkins' team lias scored 683 points to its oDtiononts' 291. Tho players are: Top row {left to right) Supt. L. B. Sayrc, Nelson, Dnrlnnd, Sherman, Vest, Couch Calkins. Bottom row (left to right) Bartzen, Why to, Freeman, Capt. S. Kelster, W. Kcistcr nnd Airurd. IOWANAS DEFEAT CHAMPLIN TEAM Falstaff Five Takes Three Games From Sand Men in New League. TUESDAY'S SCHEDULE Oaklund-l'ontiucs vs. Chapin O'Neil. Allen Cafe vs. Boyd Bowling company. Decker's lowanas carved out a two ygame victory from the Champlin Refining company in Monday's bowling in the straight-away league. The Oil men bowled a record single game, however, with a score of 1040. Three games were salted down by the Falstaff Pale five while the Ideal Sand and Gravel men furnished the entertainment. The league is furnishing some rather good bowling since there is no. handicap whatever. F. E. Wall, leadoff man for the Falstaff five, took the high honors for the evening with 219 for a three game average and 266 for his high single. IDEAL SAND AND GRAVEL Players--· 1st 2nd 3rd Collins 189 166 165 400 Woodhouse .. 157 186 124 467 Gaylord 173 139 157 469 Stenner 140 146 137 423 Johnson 145 157 175 477 Totals 774 794 768 2326 FALSTAFF PALE Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Wall 207 185 Bushgens 172 198 Jacobs ...... 194 Squire IDS Sobieske .... 18-1 188 178 247 265 174 155 223 153 658 542 537 559 584 Totals 915 S94 971 2880 DECKERS' IOWANAS Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Backman 150 l6l 170 Swafford 174 157 108 Gashel 164 150 179 Snook 189 143 203 Kolb 165 209 214 .'481 529 493 535 588 Totals 842 820 964 2626 CHAMPLIN REFINING CO. Players-- 1st 2nd 3rd Hill 181 211 207 599 Walsh 133 221 145 504 Gilbert 143 130 180 503 Theisen 1G2 226 191 578 Bender 191 202 157 550 Totals 815 1040 880 2735 ST, JOSEPH MAY LOSE BASEBALL Club Is Sold to Hamilton; Purchaser Says He May Change Location. · ST. JOSEPH, Mo., March 17.-The status of St. Joseph as a Western Baseball League city was cast in doubt today with announcement tnat the club, a St. Louis Cardinal farm, had been sold to Jimmy Hamilton, former manager of the Nashville, Tenn., club,of the Southern association. Hamilton, a veteran playsr, owner and manager, said he would not keep the club here unless the city council consented to wire the park for night baseball. The purchaser said that in the event the city failed to meet his terms, he would take the club to Sioux City, Town, Lincoln, Nebr., or Topeka, Kans. WICHITA, Kans.-- Babe Hunt, Poncn City, Okla., technically knocked out K. O. Christner, Akron, Ohio, (8). j^P. (y J-T^^^, FIGHT RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS N E W Y O R K--Ted Sandwina, Sioux City, outpointed Peitro Cowri, New York, (10). PHILADELPHIA--Lew Massey, Philadelphia, stopped Bud Taylor, Tcrre Haute, Ind., (8), Taylor disqualified for "not trying;" Joe Anderson, Covington, Ky., outpointed Matt Adgie, Philadelphia, (10). DAVENPORT--Roy "Tiger" Williams stopped Del Fontaine, Winnipeg, Man., (3) Angus McDonald, Winnipeg, knocked out Knute Dane, Chicago, (4). PITTSBURGH -- Cowboy Eddie Anderson, Wyoming, outpointed Eddie Brannon, Pittsburgh, (10). CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.-- Henry Flrpo. Cleveland, Ohio, outpointed Tony Tcdesco, Chattanooga, (8K IN THIRD ROUND Three-Fold French Threat Stands Out in National s Championship Play. NEW YORK, March 17. (/P)--The national indoor tennis singles cham- pionsjiip was in the third round today with tho three-fold French threat just as potent as it was whoa the tournament began last Saturday. Jean Borotra, Christian Boussus and Pierre Landry, forming tho French contingent, have played n. total o£ only 12 sets in eliminating half that many rivals. Each has BIG TEN AWAITS INSIDE REPORTS BEFORE MEETING Course of Action to Depend on Whether Group Insists on Regulating Affairs. CHICAGO, March 17. (JFl--The North Central Association 'of Colleges and secondary schools went into another series of secret huddles Tuesday, while college sportsdom in general, and the western conference in particular, awaited reports from the inside. Members of the Big Ten were particularly interested in reports from north central committees, because it plans to fight, if necessary, any move on the part of the north central to attempt to involve itself in western conferenqe athletic prob- 6ms. At the request of President Walter Dill Scott of Northwestern university, presidents, faculty committeemen nnd athletic directors of Big Ten will meet early next month to plan n course of action, depending on whether the north central, originally a scholastic acredlting group, insists upon attempting to regulate athletic affairs. A year ago the north central, ordered its members to abandon all interscholastic tournaments and athletic meets. Later a group of Investigators .vas sent out into schools in Illinois, Minnesota and Ohio to probe athletic administrative affairs. When the investigators reached Northwestern, Dr. Scott protested and asked other Big Ten university heads to meet nnd decide if the north central should be permitted to continue. played two matches and won them both in straight sets. Their next testa, however, promise to demand a little more effort on the part of the invaders. Boussus meets William Aydelotte, of New York, who won the championship in 1928; Borotra, three-times winner o£ the title, engages Edward W- Burns of New York, who Monday put out the seded player, Donald Cram of Nashville, Tenn,; and Landry faces the veteran New Yorker, Herbert L. Bowman. 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