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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, MAY 6 g| 1936 ELEVEN BIG FOUR TRACK EVENTS HERE SATURDAY Out of the Pressbox By Al Mitchell Answer J UST IN CASE you've been figuring on that puzzler oj L. W. "Munn" Whitford's . . . remember, he asked, at the Globe-Gazette baseball school of last week: "What is the greatest number of base hits and total bases that can be credited to a team in one turn at bat, without scoring a run?" Here's the answer . . . * * * A team can make six basehits and 10 total bases in a turn at bat and not score . . . here's how . . . the first man at bat triples, and is thrown out at the plate when he tries, to stretch his drive into a homerun. That's one out, one hit, and a total of three bases. The second man at bat does exactly the same thing. That's two out, two hits and a total of six bases. * * * The third hitter singles . . . two out, three hits, seven total bases .. . the next two men also single, getting Texas league hits into the short fields, so that the head runner is held at .third and the bases are full . . . making two out, five hits and nine-total bases. The rest of the problem is .easy. The sixth batter cracks a sharp one between second and third, hitting the runner who is starting off second base. The rules If., say that the batsman is credited ' , . but the base runner And there's the third and the tenth GAZET RTS McLarnin Fishts for Big Money^CanzonenJustjFtghts^ Bill Can See with a hit is also out. out, the sixth hit, base of the total. Movie Education GEORGE MARTY of Mason City was keenly interested a short time ago when the high school baseball team played Swea City . . . because it wasn't so many years ago that he played a lot of baseball in that section of Iowa, with his home town team, Luverne. * * * His 'young son had observed the peculiar-looking equipment of a catcher, hanging in a corner at their summer home, but had never questioned his dad on the use of the pad and mask until he happend to see s. news reel . . . part of which was given over to the opening games of the major league season. " "Say, dad, did you used to do that?" he asked . . . a nod, of course. ·:Whell, I'm going to use your stuff this summer!" So did the movies start another young Mickey Cochrane on a base ball career. .. * * * Odds and Ends ... THE ANNUAL All-Star game between American and National league players will be played July 7 at Bees' field, Boston .. .Viktor Barna, European tame tennis champion who has been touring the United States with Sandor Glancz, operates a sports goods factory ; in Paris ; ... Tom Pontecarvo, Western Maryland college 200-pounder, is a likely choice as heavyweight on the United States Olympic boxing team ... The major leaguer whose name is most often misspelled is neither Estallela nor Coscarart, but Rip Raddiff of the Chicago White Sox ... the boys insist on putting a final "e" on the mo-nicker. . .* * * Several years ago, before Joe Louis bombed his way into the spotlight and shekels, he made ari agreement with a friend, Amsey Rinsom . . if either of them made any money by fighting he was to give the other part of it ... it was a. peach of a deal for Amsey, who is known in the ring as Young Joe Cans. . . . Walter Hagen is going to Africa next winter for an exhibition tour . . . Mike Jacobs is building a $50,000 bowl to fit into Yankee stadium for the Louis-Schmeling fight in June ... the bowl, will seat 12,000 of the customers at $40 per head . . . i construction is in progress in a Long Island lumber yard, the saucer being built in pieces .that will be hooked together in the stadium infield . after the fight Mike will store his folding fight bowl until the next big set-to. NO GROWN IIP AS VETERAN BOXERS MEET ON FRIDAY Sellout Predicted as Garden's Ticket Booths Collect $30,000 Advance. By HUGH S. FUIXKRTON JR. Associated Press Sports Writer. NEW YORK, U)--At the risk of confusing a boxing match which has the fans so steamed up they'll probably buy out all the seats in Madison Square Garden by Friday with the current crop of political orations, let us compare the records o£ Jimmy McLarnin and Tony Canzoneri. They are due to fight 10 rounds or less in the big Battle pit on Eighth avenue, with no title but a lot of prestige at stake; An advance sale of more than $30,000, indicating a probable sellout according to Garden officials, and the fluctuating but always close betting odds, attest the public interest in this first meeting between two of the best little fighters in the game. Two Fighting Systems. Their records, going back lo 1924 for Vancouver Jimmy and a year later for Canzoneri, list several of the same opponents but an entirely different plan of keeping on top of National Boxscores Tuesday's Games Head of League l-HILATHTA--1 AB H TO A (Jhlona c s l i d Allen If 5 I) 1 0 3. M'ore rf 3 Z 2 I) Canfllli Ib 4 1 B 0 Morris m 4 0 3 4 Whlt'y 3b Wilson c 4 Sheertn 2t 1 xSuIlk 1 Gomez Zb o xxWatklns 0 3 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 I) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 31 .S 24 8 CHICAGO--6 AB H PO A Galon of 5 H 3 0 Herman Zb I 7 4 Klein r f 3 1 1 0 Hartnett c 3 Dcmarce If 4 1 CVettn Ib 4 1 Hack 3 b 4 1 Encllsh ss 3 1 Lee. p 3 0 Totals 33 1 S7 13 xBnttcd Jor shcerln In seventh. xxBattcd for Goniefc in ninth. xxxBatteil for Bowman In ninth. Philadelphia 000 JDO 003--I Chicago 001 400 00*--5 Errors, Shcerln, Allen, Bowman 2, CamlHI. English, Klein; runs hatted la, Chloua 2. .Norrls, \Yhltney, Herman, Klein 2. Uacl;; two, base hits, J, Moore, CamllU, WHson, English: three base hit, Cavarrctta; stolen base, Galan; sacrifice, Lee: left on bases. Philadelphia 7, Chicago 8; base on balls, off Bowman 2, off Lee 7; struck out, tiy Bim-niati 2, by I-ee 44; hit by pitcher, by Bowman (Hartnett). Umpires, BaUanfant, Bcardon and Ban-, Time, 1:49. , BOSTON--1 AB H PO A IJrb'skl ss 3 2 o 4 E. M'ore rj 2 Jordan ]b 3 the fistic world. McLarnin, figuring a boxer has (J'c'cllo 2b 3 2 6 3 ·rh'psnn If 4 1 2 0 CVarl 3b 4 0 0 1 3 0 5 0 3 0 1 2 just so many good fights in his system and that there's no use wasting one 'when there's no big money rolling in has fought 74 times. He's won 42 decisions, scored 19 knockouts, drawn three times, been knocked out once and lost nine times. Canzoneri, believing there's nothing like a good fight to keep a man right on edge for fighting, has had almost twice as many battles, 138 in Never Down for Count. His- record shows 34 knockouts plus 79 decisions on the credit side. 10 draws and a no-decision bout against 14 defeats. He's never been put down for the count in all that long career. · So far almost as many opinions as there' are fans have been recorded. The odds favoring McLarnin have been beaten down to about 7 to 5 and indications are it will be 6 to 5 and take your pick before they enter the ring. Win or lose, Canzoneri plans to keep right on fighting. The Garden Tuesday displayed a contract for him to defend his lightweight title against Lou Ambers on or before July 15 and assurance from Ambers that he also would sign. Totals 29 R 27 10 ST. LOUIS--0 AB H PO A I. M'ore cf 1 Frlsch 2b 4 J. Mar'n rf * M'diriek If 4 .1 010 3 0 4 .HIM Ib Davis c (jelbcrt 3b 3 D'r'her ss 3 I', ncan p 2 Wlnford p 0 0 0 zMorgan 1 1 0 Totals 31 3 27 7 zBatled for P. Dean In eighth. Boston 001 000 000--1 St. Louis 000 000 000--0 Errors, Davis, Cucelnello; runs halted in, E. Moore; three base hits, Urbanski, Gclbert: sacrifices; Jordan, E, Moore; double pluys, T. .Ifoore to Ai/ze, ftflze to Duroclier tn Mlze; left on bases, Boston 6, St. Louis 4; base on balls, off P. Dean 3; struck out, by Mac- Fnyden 2, by r. Dean 3: hits, off P. Dean 5 In S, off Wnford 1 In 1 Innlnc; losln* pitcher, P. Dean. Umpires, Goetz, Klem and Sears. Time, 1:40. LOCAL LOOP SET FOR JUNE START Teams Entered, Field to Be Revised, Says Prexy Joe Daniels. Mason City's twilight baseball league will be under way by June, playing at least two nights a week at the North Iowa fairgrounds, It was announced Wednesday by President Joe Daniels. Four teams have been entered in the league race, and the circuit will go ahead on that basis unless other entrants are volunteered within the next few days, the league president said. Baseball Standings NEW YORK--2 AB H PO A Moore It 4 0 1 0 Whltc'd 2b 2 II 2 0 Kocnig 2 b 1 0 1 2 Leslie Ib 4 1. 8 2 O t t rf 2 0 2 0 Lelber of 4 1 2 0 la'k'n 3b-ss 4 Mancuso c 3 Bartcll ss 1 0 ^Ripple 1 1 1 3 1 3 1 0 0 Coffman p 0 0 0 txDavIs 1 0 0 Sc'rn'her p 2 1 1 xxxTerry 1 Martin 3b 0 (I 0 0 Xntah 31 5 24 12 CINCINNATI--5 AB H TO A Cuyler rf 4 Th'now 2b 4 Herman U 3 RISBS 3h i Campbell e -I Byrd ct 4 1 4 MJ-ITS M 4 3 3 M'QuInn Ib 3 2 X Schott V 4 2 0 BASEBALL MONEY SWITCHES AFTER DETROIT'S SLIDE Smart Pickers Climb on With Boston Red Sox Backers During First Month. . By ANDY CLARKE Associated Press Sports Writer. The baseball soothsayers are hurrying to amend their choices as the Red Sox g'ain momentum and the Detroit Tigers find barriers heaped along the way. Many of the experts, including Broadway's noted picker, Jack Doyle have leaped from the bandwagon of the Tigers to string along with the team -Tom Yawkey built. They figure that with Hank Greenberg out of the Tiger lineup for more than a month with a broken wrist, and Lefty Grove, Wes Ferrell, Jimmie Foxx and the rest clicking in top form with the Sox, the odds are on the Boston team to lead the way down the stretch in late September. Another prospect is that the Yankees, with a fine all-around pitching staff and Joe Di Maggio and Frankie Crosetti playing sensationally, may take command of proceedings, Grove Wins Fifth. Grove turned in his fifth straight victory and his third shutout of the season Tuesday as the Red Sox beat the Tigers 2 to 0 with 16,100 of Bos- : on's faithful in the stands. Lefty -ave five hits and Roger .Cramer and Dusty Cooke gave him some «Teat backing, robbing the Tigers of at least three two-baggers with spectacular plays Mickey Cochrane American Boxscores Tuesday's Games DETROIT--0 AB H P D A KOI rf 1 a 1 0 Uochrsne c 3 ~ 3 0 Gehr'er 2b I 0 .1 3 Uoslln I/ . 1 0 3 0 Walker r.f I « II 0 Klm'ons Ib 3 I 12 0 Rogcll ss 4 1 1 fi Oiven» 3b 4 1 1 ·! inker P 3 (I 0 i Tnlnls K .1 2;l 13 BOSTON--2 AH H I'O A Cooke rf 3 I 2 0 Cratm-r rf 4 I » 0 Manush If 1 2 I » I'OTX Ib 3 n « 0 Wcrlicr 3b 4 fl 1 1 R. l^'rcll · Mr-Nalr si Mellllo 2t Grove p 3 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 Totals 2(1 137 5 okc. Detroit ..................... 000000000-0 Boston ..................... 02(1 000 Mx-J Errors, none; runs balled In, Grove, Cookc; two hl»e hits. Coclimnt, Hop 11 - mcr, Mauusb. Grove; Ihrcc nasr. hit, t sacrifice, Grove; double ploy. Octirlnscr to Simmons; left on bases. Detroit 3. Boston 6; lmsc» on balls, off Auktr 2, Grove 3; "Irlke- oiitn. by Auker 3, Grove «. Umpires, Hubbard. Blnnecn and Gelsel. Time, 1 :43. When Hurler Starts to Slip McKechnie Rated Best Pitcher-Jerker in Leagues. By EDDIE BK1ETZ. Associated Press Sports Writer. NEW YORK, (ff) -- Baseball chatter: Big league managers say Canny old Bill McKechnie of the Boston Bees is tops in both circuits when it comes to changing pitchers at the ' WATERLOO WEST, DODGERS TO USE STARS OF SPEED Events Start at 1:30 O'clock on Local Cinders; M. C. Depends on Pair. Year-old records will be the targets for athletes from four school.-! Saturday afternoon at Mason City as a big-time track event comes back to Roosevelt stadium for the second season. The Big Four conference meet, with Waterloo West defending the championship it won by five points last season, will be held on the local cinderpath Saturday, starting at l'-30 o'clock. Two Bobs--Bob Cowan of Wal- erlo West and Bob Wasem of Fort Dodge, will be cast in the starring 1 roles at Saturday's meet. Both are experts in two short races, the dashes and the hurdles, with Cowan the higher-rated of the two. The Waterloo West speedster holds the right moment Frank Crosetti's ST. LOUIS--3 A B H P O A 2 2 I 1 Lnry «s 4 West cf 4 Coleman rf 3 Ib 4 Bell H tlHt ."b 3 Hemslcy c 4 Carey Zb » II 3 Andre- " " " xBejma ·S p I 0 0 (I NEW VORK--8 AB H PO A croseltl ss 4 0 0 3 3 3 2 3 I n 4 HI lUilfe 3b [ 5 Gehrlc Ib Dickey e HollK cf Selkirk rf rjizierl 2b Malone p 9 0 2 1 I II n 2 ft 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 Totals 34 11 27 11 Chi capo NATIONAL I£AGCE W. lu Fct,| \V. L. Pet. 10 7 .588|Cinclnnati 10 fl .626 9 7 .563 Boston 8 9 .471 .4.10 .333 Pittsburgh 8 7 .563 Phlla'phla » 11 New York 9 8 .5291 Brooklyn 6 12 TUESDAY RESULTS Cincinnati 8; New York 2. Chicago 5; Philadelphia 4. Boston 1; St. Louis 0. Flitsbnrgh 4; Brooklyn 0. WEDNESDAY GAMES N. York at Pltts'urshl Bro'klyn at Cinc'natl .\cw York 001000 100--2 Cincinnati 210 000 11*--5 Errors, Mancuso, Bartcll, Riggs; runs batted in, Leslie, Terry, Herman, Campbell, xMc- Quinn, Schott 2; two base hits, Schumacher, .Myers 2: three base hits, Terry, Mycr»; double plays, Leslie to Bartcll to Schumacher, Thevenow to Myers to McHuInn, Schott to Thevenow to McQuInn; left on bases, New York 6, Cincinnati 8; base on balls, off Coffman 3, off Schott 4: struck out, by Schumacher 3, by Schott 2; hits, off Schumacher 7 in 6, uff Coffmitn 4 In 2: losing pitcher, Schumacher, Umpires, Maserkurth, Quislcy and Moran. Time, 2:09. Boston at chlcagotFhll'hla at St. AMEMCAN LEAGUE Louis Boston New York 13 300 Players to Compete at Davenport Net Match DAVENPORT, () -- Approximately 300 players representing 25 teams from 15 states will come to Davenport Thursday for the annual national volleyball championships. Five teams- will enter the veterans' tournament starting Thursday with the other 20 teams opening the Y. M. C. A., and open tournaments Friday. . Final matches in the national will he played Saturday night. Trophies valued at ?2,500 will be distributed. Gov. Clyde L. Herring of Iowa will welcome the teams at a breakfast Friday morning. r,. pet. w. L. PCI. B .700 tVash'ton 11 11 .501) 6 .684|Phila'phla 7 11 -380 Cleveland 12 ~ .632iChlcaeo 6 10 .375 Detroit 3 S .529ISI, Louis 3 16 .158 TUESDAY KESTOTS Boston !; Detroit 0. New York 8; St. I/nils 2. Philadelphia 8: ChlcaRo 5 (10 innings). Cleveland 6: Washington 4. WEDNESDAY GAMES at Wash'Brtonlrlev'nnd at riiirphin Detroit at New York| St. Louis at Boston AMERICAN ASSOCIATION W. L. Pet.! W. I.. Pet. SI. Paul 15 4 , .7891Lor,isvil1e 8 12 .400 Kan. City 12 4 .TSOiind'apolls 5 9 .357 Mln'apolls 10 6 .H26|ToIedo * 12 .250 Milwaukee 10- 7 .588ICoInmho« 4 H .222 TUESDAY RESULTS INDIANAPOLIS 000 000 100--1 6 3 SI. PAUL 1.030 000 OOx--3 « 0 Batteries; Indianapolis--Tlnninc and Biddie: St. Paul--Herring and Fenner. TOLEDO · . -000 000 33fi--R 10 M I L W A U K E E 000 022 03.V--7 10 0 Batlcrles: Toledo--Stlne, Garland and Thresh, Llnlon; Milwaukee--Braxton, Ham- lln and Brcnzc!. LOUISVILLE 003 002 010--5 IS 3 KANSAS CITY 000 010 000--I 8 I Batteries: Ixmisvllle--Peterson and Thompson; Kansas City--Niggeling, Moncrlef and Madjcskl. COLUMBUS 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 -- 8 1 2 1 SIINNEAPOLIS 303 502 OOx--13 11 1 Batteries: Columbus--Mflrrynllt, ' afacon, Cox. Potter and Owen; Minneapolis--Kolp, Grabowski and Hargrove. WEDNESDAY GAMES Toledo at MlhvaukeelLon'villc at K. city Ind'apolis at SI- PauliColu'hus at .Min'polls BHOOKLl'N--0 AB H PO A Cooney c f 4 1 4 0 Jordan 2b 4 1 4 2 Hassett Ib 4 0 8 0 Bucher 3 b 3 0 1 1 E'hardt rf 3 1 4 0 l'help.1 c 3 0 0 1 I-'rcy s s 3 1 1 1 Taylor If 3 1 2 0 Clarlc « 1 1 0 1 v.Bor-ia!:a'y l 0 0 0 Leomin! p 0 0 0 3 xxStrlpp 1 0 0 0 Totals 30 6 24 9 PITTSBURGH--1 AB H I'D A Jensen I f 4 0 2 0 P. \Viu- rf 4 2 3 1 0 4 1 Hafcy c f 4 1 2 Vauuh'n SB 4 Suhr Ib Young 2b 3 B'baker 3b 3 Padilen c Weaver p 0 2 4 0 11 3 1 4 1 0 3 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 Attention of the league's officers will now center on getting the playing field in shape and mapping the summer's schedule, besides perfecting a ticket redemption plan. The diamond at the fairgrounds will be placed in the center of the infield, instead of at the south side according to present plans, and semi-permanent bleachers set up around 'the playing: field. RADGLiFFEEARNS BERTH IN TUSSLE Runnersup to Mason City Win Hardin County Crown by Beating Union. HAKDIN COUNTY MEET AT RADCLTFFE First Hound, rjnion 7: Buckeye 3. Badcliffe B: EHora 3. New Providence B; Whlrten 0. Hubbard 3; Aloen 1. Semifinal Bnnno. Kadcllffe 4; New providence t. Union 9; Hubbard 1. Final. Bndclllfe 6; Union 3. RADCLIFFE -- Radcliffe high school, beaten only in the final game of the state championship baseball tournament last season, by Mason City, will be a district tournament competitor again this season. The local school defeated Union 6 to 3 in the Hardin county championship game after heating Eldora and New Providence in the county tournament here. back in the game despite his injured foot, hit a double and a single. Eldon Auker, on the mound for Detroit, allowed only seven hits. Grove's win, however, featured pitching performances only because it was the fifth in succession. The chaplet for the outstanding exhibition goes to slender Danny MacFayden of the Boston Bees who beat the St. Louis Cards 1 to 0, allowing only three hits. xBatted for Clark In sixth. xxBatted* for Leonard In ninth. Irooklyn "P" ( "" 1 ( " ) °--" F.rror, Hasselt: runs balled In. P. Waner 2. Hafey 2; two base hits, P. Waner; home- run. Hafcy: sacrifice, weaver-, double Ilays. p Waner lo Suhr, Younir to VaushHn to Suhr; left on bases, Brooklyn 3, Pittsburgh 4: strikeouts. Weaver 1; bits, off Clark B in 5 innings, Leonard I in 3: loslnc pitcher. Clark. Umpires, rinclil, Pfirman and slew- art. Time. 1:10. Plymouth High Wins 1-0 Ball Game With Rockwell PLYMOUTH -- The high school baseball team here defeated the team from Rockwell in a hotly contested game Tuesday afternoon by a score of 1 to 0. Battery for the J. Woodhouse and Chehock, for Rockwell, Geer and Galin- Ido. Twi Hits Win Game. He bested Paul Dean, who allowed only five safeties. The lone run was made when Bill Urbanski smashed a triple and Gene Moore followed with a single. . Other fine pitching chores included one by young Gene Schott of the Reds who pitched five-hit ball in a 5 to 2 victory over the Giants: Jim Weaver's six-hit pitching which gave the Pirates a 4 to 0 shutout over the Dodgers; Bill Lee's five-hitter which enabled the Cubs to defeat the Phillies 5 to 4, and Pat Malone's feat of completing his first game since 1934 to give the Yankees an 8 to 2 decision over the luckless Browns. A's Beat White Sox. In other games, the Athletics defeated the White Sox 8 to 5, Wally Moses ending the game in dramatic fashion by a homerun smash with two on and two out Sri the tenth inning and the Cleveland Indians brought some timely hitting into play to defeat the Senators 6 to 4. The Yankees, led by Lou Gehng ho got two doubles and as many ingles collected a total of 15 safeties off three Browns hurlers as iev handed the men of Hornsby heir ninth straight defeat. Di Mag- the coast rookie, hit three sm- K The defeat of the Dodgers was their sixth in succession. Four of hese losses were shutouts. Thomas r, 0 0 n H siSolters 1 II 1 0 ·CieUe P 0 0 0 0 xxil'epper 1 0 0 0 Totals 34 824 11 Totals 3« If. 2710 xBalted lor Andrews In fourth. ixBnltcd for Thomas In s«venth. xxxBatlcd for Tietje In ninth. ,, , , . ,, , . IIOl MO 010-- 2 N e w a r k 0" M° O^8 ' Error,, none; rans batted '"· ^f 4, Lazzerl. Coloman, Moan, Bell, DIMagdo 2, WO base hits, fichrlB Z. R°«« =· Hc TM"tX ! three base 1,11, Bell; sacrifice, Hrog; double plays, Carey to liottom ey Clift to lares- to Bottomlcy; left, on bases, New IM* TM' .,, Louis T. bases on balls, off MMone 2, Andrew, 2. Thomas 1, TictJe 2; sir taoul.. Malone 9, Andrews 1, TlelJe 1: «». "**"- drews 8 In 3 Innlno. Thorn.. 2 n - 3 , Tietje 5 In 2: wild pitch, Andrews; losing pitcher. Andrews. Umpires, Johnston, Summer, ana Owens. Time, l:fiD. CHICAGO-- 5 AB H PO A Kreevlch If S 1 1 0 Haas rl 6 1 4 0 Walker cf R 0 3 0 Bonurn Ib 5 3 3 1 Appllnc BS 3 1 3 2 f Plet Z b 4 1 6 0 ' Dykes 3 b 4 2 3 3 Sen-ell n 4 II fi 1 Kenned}- p 4 1 0 Z Tolnls 3!l I0s2!l 3 I'HILA'PHIA-- S AB H PO A. flnney Ib 3 316.0 Moses cl 5 1 S 0 Johnson It B 1 1 0 Pu'c'cUl rf 3 0 3 0 Hleelns 3b B 1 » 3 Wnnt'r 2b 3 0 1 1 N'some ss n 2 2 2 Hayes e 4 0 1 0 Kelley p 1 0 0 0 Dietrich p 3 0 (1 2 Tolnl. 37 S 30 13 hitting streak is amazing the other Yanks as well as Crosetti . . . Frank usually hits eighth in the batting order . . . which is not so good . . . This year he has been pounding the ball ... He is the first Yankee shortstop since Leo Dnurocher's day to wind up the first month of the season with an average of better than .dOO. * # * Casey Stengel is willing to swap any one of his starting pitchers (Van Mungo excepted) for two outfielders, at least one of whom must e of the Joe Medwick type . . . ·ry and find 'em ... The Yankees bone" their bats daily with pop bottles or pieces of bone . . - None f them seems to know just why hey go through the ceremony . . . s Chuck Klein doing a real comeback or is he doing a real come- nack? . . . Out in St. Looey they egard Junior Frey of the Dodgers a better soccer player than a diamond athlete. « * * It's a good thing Connie Mack sn't given to razzing the fans . . His Athletics are surprising every- state championship in the 100-yard dash from last season, and ran the century in :10.1 on a windy, cold Cowan Holds Record. day. body The White Sox are unanimous in agreeing Al Simmons will not hurt the Tigers any, despite the jibes of some Detroit scribes . - · The other day Gabby Hartnett dropped his fourth foul fly in his 15 He turned in the same time here last season to win the Big Four varsity event, and holds the record for the conference, since last season's meet was the inaugural affair for the four North Iowa schools. Cowan also ran a :10.1 hundred at the Estherville relays last Saturday, aiding Waterlo West to win the meeting with a total of 44 points. Cowan also ran the 220-yard dash for a victory at Estherville, turning- in a :26.9 time to tie the existing record at the northwest Iowa meet, set in 1933 by Ken Hugg of Esther- villc. With a raw winri behind him. Cowan made his best time this spring at the State. Teachers' relays, when he cracked off the short distance in :09.9. Strong Kclay Teams. Waterloo West will also find considerable strength in its sprint re- ay team of Gayland Hand, Jack Selbig, John Clark and Cowan. The same squad, running both the 440 and 880-yard events, won the Class A title in each race at the gtate Teachers' meet, setting up times of -.45.5 and 1:35.2. Both records are good enough to nick the existing marks set by West high, in last years as- a major leaguer x'l'lVrt olll. when tylnnlnff runs scored. Chicago 020 .100 000 0--S Philadelphia ' I 0 "M 00 ° 3 -- 8 Krrnrii, J'int, DjkeS, Scwcll, HlgKlns: runs Iiatlcd in. Bonura 2. .Dyke* 2. SpWElI. Hayes. Finnry, Moses 4; two base hits, Apullns, Klnney; homertins, Ronura 2, Dykes, Mnses: sacrifices, Moses; .double nlnys. Dietrich to Warslter In Flnncy; left on b»8c«, Chicago 6, I'hilttdciptiitt 10; base on balls, off Kennedy fl. o" Dietrich 2: struck Olll. by Kennedy 3, ly Dietrich J: hits, off KelKv 7 In 3 (none mil in fourth), off Dli-trich 3 In 7 Innlnss: wild pilch, Kennedy: wlnnlnc pitcher. Dietrich, Umpires, Basil, Mnrlarty and Bolls. Time, 2:1fi. Main Event Rematching Homer (Bearcat) Wright versus Leo Alexander 2 Other Good Matches Mason City Armory, Thursday, May 7 This ad and 25c plus tax admits one Allen Calls A. A. U. Heads Hitch-Hikers, Drops Post Olympic Body Seeks' Funds to Send Cage Squad. CHICAGO, UP) -- Charges of "Olympic hitch-baking" bounced back and forth Wednesday between Dr. P. C. (Phog) Allen, athletic director of Kansas university, and the Amateur Athletic union over the disposition of funds for participation in Olympic basketball, but the real headache was still the American Olympic committee's. The committee continued to wonder where the money would come from to buy round trip tickets to Berlin for a proposed cage squad of 13 players, two coaches and a man- President Avcrv Bnmdage of the I \ A U. replied when Dr. Allen, "withdrawing my name as director of Olympic basketball for the eleventh Olympiad," explained he did so because of what he called "deceitful political barter- ing" by A. A. U. members of the Olympic basketball committee. · Dr Allen charged that the A. A XI. planned to "hitch-hike" to Berlin on such funds as the $8,000 he claimed his Kansas team and Utah netted in their district elimination won by Utah. Brundage and his assistant, J Lyman Bingham, retorted that Dr Allen had not been appointed Oly pic basketball director by the Olym pic committee but only recommend ed by the National Association o Basketball Coaches. They added tha the Kansas Utah series actual! cleared less than $6,000 and tha because Utah, after losing the firs game, won the second and carriec the series into a third which drew $4,147. They declared that Dr. Alls was himself a "hitch hiker" whom v ,,,,,,, ,, ,,,, - they described as "an extra and un replied in kind Tuesday I necessary official' on t h e propose CLEVELAND--f AB H TO A Galatzer cf ft 2 S K'bocker ss K 1 1 Hale 3D 4 Gleeson rf 4 Trosky Ib f Vosmlk If HcKhes 2b Sullvan c Lee p 3 I 0 1 0 2 IS 1 1 ! 0 0 0 6 3 2 0 0 0 1 Totals 37 10 27 12 WASHINGTON'--I AB H PO A Kill If 4 Lewis 3h .1 Myer 2b 4 Travis sa 4 lleynolds rf 4 Powdl cf 3 Kuhel Ib 4 Millies c 4 DpShong p 2 Rttssel! p rf.stalella zr.Kress Totals 1 1 1 4 fl 1 1 1 ] S 0 3 01! 1 . 2 1 0 n n o t o o But ha did it purposely in order to complete a double play . . . Mcbbe Joe McCarthy will have the last laugh yet . . . His Yanks are coming through-- Juat as Joe predicted they would. · * * ODDS AND ENDS: The Schmel- in»--Louis sale has passed the $350,000 mark . . . one Rolf Nuernberg cabled from Berlin Tuesday for four reservations . . . Everyone is wondering bow they're going to keep Bitsy Grant out of the singles on the Davis cup team . . . Johnny Bassler, old Detroit catcher, is doing a fine comeback in the Pacific coast league . . . Front office interference continues to hobble Casey year's Big Four meet. Cowan is the only veteran from the 1935 relay teams to return to Mason City this season. The Waterloo West relay team will find its power increased at the Big Four meet, in comparison to the Stengel Ernie Dusek sports the classiest tin ear of any rassler . . One of the bigger publishing houses is after Walter Stewart of the N Y. World-Telegram to write a novel . . . But like many other swell writers laboring on newspapers, Walter probably will not get around to it until he gets hungry. Estherville event, since the two meets will be scored on different each relay while idea how . . Mike iBattcd for UcShonc In seventh. ztBatted for Russell In ninth. 022 000 110--fi Cleveland Washington . . Errors', JUlllu-. _ batted in, Trosky, Vosmik, Travl Sullivan, Kress; two base hits, SllUlyan Reynold.;, Knickerbocker, GMatttr. MHUes three base bits, Trosky, Vosmlk. Sullivan, hotnerun. Hale: stolen bases. Knickerbocker, Clccson; double play, Hushes to Troshy to Knickerbocker; left on hasM, Cleveland ., base on bulls, off T^c .t, 002 000 002- Sullivan. Trosky 2; runs Hale, , by 1 i by De- squad. I They added thai wherr to got the i rest of the transportation m o n e y ' for the athletes was still an unsolved problem. RASSLERS READY TO REPEAT SHOW Thursday Night to See Homer (The Villain) Meet Leo (I'll Save Her.) Once more those sturdy'gluttons for punishment--the railing fans- will gather Thursday night at the armory to witness the American Legion's semi-monthly melodrama which this week features a return engagement starring Leo (I'll Rescue the Maid) Alexander and Homer (Boo I'm the Villain) Wright. The co-stars went over big two weeks ago so the producers are bringing the two out of three fall act here for a return performance. Our hero. Leo, won the honors in the first performance, of course, although Villain Wright was effective in his mustache-curdling role--so effective the customers thought it was the real McCoy. The serniwindup will see John Evko of Chicago and Dick Horner of Dubuque in what is hoped will be action while Tup Tagcson and Olaf Grcserson will attempt to keep the customers awake in the oprnc.'. WaRhlnctnr, nff DcShonj; 3; struck out. _. Shone I, bv Klisscll 1; bits, nff Tchon|c . in 7. ,,ff R 0 »;cll 3 In 2 innln«: winninc Pilch- rr,; losltie pllrhcr. DnShons:. Umpires, Onnsby. McGiman and Kulnn. Time. 1:40. Joice Handed Beating by Emmons in First Tussle JOICE The local independent baseball team was handed a 22 to 2 Minn.. Sunday. This will give you an they build up big fights Jacobs has eight publicity men m- cludin^ two cartoonists shrieking the merits of the Messrs. Schmelmg and Louis . . - Enough talent to put out a creditable metropolitan sports section . . . State Teachers Wins Game at Simpson by Huge Spree INDIAN.OLA. (.fB -- Scoring 10 runs in the fifth inning, the Iowa State Teachers baseball team whipped Simpson, 22 to 10 here Tuesday. Simpson Track Squad Wins in Dual Match With Dutch 1NDIANOLA, (.«-- Capt. Russell Fansher scored points as his Simpson track squad defeated Central 81 to 50 in a dual meet Tuesday. _ ·--.-- Big Four Meet Records West (d«* heat; 2: °Tvnie IwaTe'Soo WesV (Cook^-Ashmore. Bohn.ack an BOYS big baseball run--Puffer, Waterloo West, 4:54. /20\ard high hurdles-Wasem Fort Dodge, MA 220 yard hurdles--Wasem. Fort Dodge. .23.o 440 yard relay-Waterloo West,. (Cook, A 880'yard 7 ' relay-Waterloo West (Buker. Oldenberg. Ashmore. TU,I» retov--Fort Dodge (Gordon, Walker, Johnson, Wasem) 3:37.7. Two ml^rela^-watlrloo West' (Nicholson, Pederson, Puffer, Old- enl Jfedley 2 reiay-(«0-220-220-SSO) Fort Dodge (Johnson, Strom, Moel- ,er. Hill) 3:48.4. ^^ ^^ ra ·,,. throw--Peter. Waterloo East, 125 fcci. 4. mchrs Pol? vault-Cornell. Fort Dodge. Wagner. Mason City. Ui? 1" '^l. 3 "Hi 1 -"'iiimn-Wcr. Waterloo Kast. \Vascm. Fort Dodgr, A l l r - n . Kurt Dod-r" Rueblin. Mason City i t i o i 5 feet. S inches. Shot put--Peter. Waterloo East, 44 feet, '.« inch. .Invelin throw--Peter. Waterloo Kast. 1-15 feet. _ Broad jump--Buker, Waterloo West. 20 feet, ?·* mcnea, systems. At Estherville, winner earned five points, relay victory will be worth 10 points in the local contest. Two Scoring Plans. Relays will be scored on the basis of 10-S-6-4-2 points at. the Big Four meeting, while all other events will be scored 6-4-3-2-1. West high will lose some of the strength that it had at Estherville, however, since the local meet will be run under Iowa High School Athletic association rules, which limit entrants in any one event to two. West high entered three men in most of the events at Estherville. Bob Wasem wil be Fort Dodge's chief hope in the Saturday meet, and his strength will be in the hurdles. The blond Dodger pulverized bis own :16.2 record for the high ticks at Estherville last week-end, oiocking the time down to :15.9. Oddly enough, Wasem's time was dentical with the winning figure at he State Teachers' relays, set by .tan Christie of Cedar Rapids Wilon. Christie also broke a :16.2 rec- jrd, the oldest one on the books at Cedar Falls, set by Maurice Soults n 1924. Fourth in Slate. The Dodgers was fourth last season in the state meet hurdles, which vent in :15.7--still not down to the mark set by Frank "Bab" Cuhel of edar Rapids Washington in 1924. Cuhel, who was later a famous hurdler at Iowa, ran the distance in 5.3. Mason City will try for points in three events, depending on two ath- etes to make a showing. Howard Stoecker will spin the discus in competition for the first time, and will have to do something more than 120 feet to score. He will also hurl the javelin. Frank Peter, Waterloo East's state champion of 1935, holds the records in both events, but was graduated last spring. Bill Wagner, who counted Mason City's only point at the Estherville meet last week, will compete in both high jump and broad jump Saturday. Wagner, was fifth at Estherville in the broad jump, and should score in the high step, since Waterloo West's entry placed second there by hurdling 5 feet and 5 inches. Wagner is also a likely point-getter in the pole vault. Thirty Rounds of Boxing and Finish Rassle Ready for Armstrong Fightfans ARMSTRONG--Thirty rounds oC boxing and a finish Texas rules rassliiig match will feature a card to be presented here Thursday evening-. Frank Bauer, middleweight champion, will clash with Vainn Pacvisto. the flying Finn, in a Tcxa? rules match. Cl'yl? Waraon. St. Paul heavyweight, will ir/rt Gws r ' Cooper of D u l u t h in t'nr r-iqiit. rouint : main boxinp r v i ' t i l . S ^ a n n m j rington "f EKthcrvil! 1 * mro'.s I Coco, St. PBU! Neero, in th i round semiwindup. Kid six

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