The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on December 21, 1946 · 26
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 26

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Saturday, December 21, 1946
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All-America Hawks Out, Club Owners Rule Miami Has Defaulted CLEVELAND, Dec. 20 m Miami's napless seanawKs were expelled from the All-America football conference Friday - following a three-hour hearing before the league clubowners which the Florida football men did not attend. The clubowners. sitting In secret conclave with Attorney Louis Carroll r York, voted that 1 tual .obUgntloi 1 defaulted In their ' i Miami- s conference constitution tely declared the f ran t-existent with the players becoming property of the league. contract would be disposed of later. In an evening meeting Robert Ro-denberg of Washington, who hopes very happy" after presenting a Bal-Commissioner , Jim Crowley latei among those attending 1 slon. and that very unlikely Carroll said the constitution pro vided for Friday's If the loop is returned to an eight-club basis, i franchise will be awarded. Dallas. Texas; Boston and Philadelphia reportedly t able eight-team circuit. at the . present meeting. Carroll said he thought it unlikely because of various constitutional requirements of the new member -which could not be met speedily. That the league plans to take some action In the near future was indicated by the status of Hampton Poole, coach of the . Seahawks during the last half of their disastrous campaign. Thursday he was designated by Crowley to represent Miami at the draft meeting. Friday Poole was instructed to represent "club X." Although none of the league officials would define Miami's constitutional violations. Crowley said in the Florida 000 of league x player salaries and other debts. ball , to the Magnolia circuit line for the first time, was handicapped much of the season by adverse weather conditions. It played its final game before approximately 2.000 fans in a driving rainstorm .a week ago Friday Reports that there might be other New York Yanks, Cleveland Browns and League Bbots Takes Players In PafisOrdered ToFafceW Trial Tuesday NEW YORK. Dec. 20 lP) An attorney for Alvin J. Paris. charged with attempted bribery of two New York Giants' foot ball stars, declared Friday "it seems to me my client is beincr railroaded" after Paris' trial had oeen sec ror next Tuesday. General 'sessions Judge Saul 8. mediately. told the attorney, Caesar B. a refaction on me added:. "I will countenance no delay." Barra protested that "This ment of Paris : a workout Friday at Learn nnrlr in rivini i iu v t, parin- for the All-America conference championship game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday. Left to right arc Lloyd Cheatham, quarterback; Orban "Spec" Sanders, fullback from Oklahoma; Eddie Prokop, left halfback, and Lowell Wagner, right halfback. Prep Champs May See Bowl N O R M A N. Dec. 20 (Special) bowl game New Year day nd North Carolina State clash. "I hope things will work can be there on the sidelines rooting for Jim and the Sooners." Grady Skll-lern, Tulsa athletic director, . said by long distance phone Friday afternoon. It was first planned to send the Braves to either the Cotton or Sugar bowl games. However,-tickets could not be obtained to them" Jim 'Tt... Sooner coach, then asked the Gator to Invite Tulsa Cen- 3ator bowl committee promptly he invitation, asking the Tulsa be their truest at th cam. The plan still faces obstacles. Transportation Is the chief one. and also the expense of . sending the Tulsa squad on the longer but more scenic bowl trip. SU11 busy working; on details Friday afternoon, Sklllern estimated it require a aay . is aenmteiy i ? to Jackson villi Skating Trials Set Dec. 20 (Pi- skating trials wlil be held January 4 The eastern sectional Olympic speed tlmont Lake state park mission announced Friday. , By Hal Middfeswortb T-ANSAS CITY, Dec. 20 Short Shots With glittering field, the All-College tournament at Oklahoma City next week is getting more national attention than ever . . . Curt Gowdy wiU interview some of the coaches and relate the event's history on Red Barber's sports broadcast Christ- ; oay . . . SKipper Patrick of the W bureau here will give the college cage games this season ... That doesn't 5 Basketball; Guide, along with time in history. nt any playoffs he is sure' Three Missouri college coaches arc in the running for Kansas State' tJl rtyiana Miincr of Maryvllle Teachers, -State housecleaning Vomey Ashford of rardeau Teachers . lsnt over; that Adams won't be able to . Consensus up here is t s to do away with the hlghschool There's a movement underwav basketball championshiD tournament nlaved of a district elimination series. following the football playoff pattern . . x right; tournament Just naturally go with baaket- s civilian athletic director at In a nine-day span, about 38.600 fans' have seen five nights of basketball in which Charlie Black races around behind a. m off his backward-stretched arm and fire from the side . . . Black also has e new shot In which he never catches the baU just taps it in ful lflight and usuaUy hits. The Deep South Sec Taylor of the Dei Mulnes Register was telling ftow George Connor, Notre Dame's all-America tackle, went Into the STtlTowSekelaf rm the Irl,h hd Jut nbed knocking Thsh'ayerS crowded around Connor to offer congratulations: "What do you meanyou all'?" Connor ejaculated. "That was Jusl 01 r because Texas Rogers coliseum but plans for anywhere? w Ad Lewandowski, Nebraska athletic .director who th! i Big Six recruiting problem almost constantly -about i . . . He figures it might minimize the big offers. held back until the sophomore year ELEVEN SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1946, East All-Star Coaches Moan At Size of Western Players L,;l SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20 WV-To hear co-coaches Andy Kerr and Bernie Bierman tellMtHhev're brineine a bunch of underfed eastern midgete into, the New Year day Shrine football classic instead of a handpicked set of ail-Americans and honorable mentions. But to the west's tutors the beef is wholly synthetic. The rival coaching staffs went into : their nnual act about" the pygmy-like aspects of their to the ODnosltion as members of both East and West squaOs got together "You can see these big hulks from e.West while thev slttlne down " he cracked. ' "Maybe our East fellows Texas A&M C West co-coach. : Kekens Is Largest . over the. Bierman charges!' i not as big as I expected jBig en tlon. Largest men c Shrine' game coach sterans among them who lan ine usual piayers. Pepperdine Hunts New Play Caller; Noonan Hurts Leg LOS ANGELES, Dec. -coach warren G ound Pepperdine : his second string The quarter. 175-pound Elmer propped for its January. bowl teBt against . Nebraska Wesleyan ranged for him to come bat played hlghschool t r the job in the Loyola Marquette Adds Indiana Friday Marquette university ha scheduled a football game with Indi aha -at Blobmington Nov. 15, 1947. Hockey Standings Aggies Feature Bowl Cage Show i of a doublehei I Kentucky swept feats. Kentucky won 28 games and : of the ARSles this vear is minrri Blake Williams, high scorer of the TexansV. squad. Kentucky's standouts mentioned for ail-American inMi and a 6-foot-7 forward, Alex Crbza. Six City Players On Sooner Squad To Vacation Here NORMAN. Dec. 20 fSnecinll ,S1t members of the University of Okla- Christmas holidays in Oklahoma City! Uey are Plato Andros, all-Amerl-i guard: Dee Andros. his brother: Jim Tyree, all-Big Six end: Bill Mor- Statc. Missouri and Oklahoma A&M. The Oklahoma City players will enplane December 2fl for .Tnrlnnvm Fla., where the game will be played Three New Orleans Jockeys Suspended ORLEANS. Dec. . 20 (JP) suspended Or. ), racing days each, constitutional rights" and violation of his Judge Streit then gave the attorney old novelty firm officer, in the Tombs, before Tuesday and remarked: 6 fer a bribe didn't -he0?"6 George P. Monaghon, assistant dls- brlng Paris to trial Friday, said two important pr outside the c not want th forth to New York unnecessarily. Police revealed they were searching 3r another possible figure in the lleved to have been with Paris when the latter held telephone conversations which were recorded on a tapped Syndicate Is' Traced These conversations, the district at torney's office has indicated, led to disclosure of the alleged attempt to Sears professional championship game. ley's office said police also had earned the gambling syndicate al legedly behind Paris centered in Ellza- Parls was indicted on charges of at- Merlc Hapcs, backflcld players for the Foxx Signs Cuba Players TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 20 (fP) Jimmy 3xx, the former major leaguer signed i. manage the St. Petersburg entry in ie Florida International league next spring, has staged the vouner baseball Tampa: Tribune says. b young baseball talent of Cuba, the first fight of their OlOVi Janunry 13, 14 and 15. Results: Is Paul Burleson. Elk Citv. dec. Jimmy Williams: Bobby Winder, Morrison, Woodward, dec. Billy Wheeler. 118 Oene O'Brien. Elk Citv. rof. dec. Oene Schwab: Bobby Chalmers, 135 Mansell White. Woodward, dee. Oene Certain: Bobby Morrison. Wood- 147 D. W. Johnson. Ellc City. dec. Cuban winter league with Clenfuegos, tryout by Portsmouth in. the Pied-lont league, and A. H. Montesino. a players involved in the deal.'. Others signed by Foxx included An tonio Campo. a shortstop: F. Quesada, second baseman; Juan Zubleta, another Big Ten Chief Favored Delay In TieuprHe Says LOS ANGELES. Dec. 20 would have nut off until the start of the Big Ten Pacific Coast 'X seriously doubt i voted favorably i ulty representatives would have date." said Wilsc Minneapolis Swaps Trio to Jersey City MINNEAPOLIS, Dec, 20 (P) The urban in the stretch in the , .and J. Zubrinic for car- In return the Millers will get Fowler, a rlghthanded pitcher, and Weatherford Tops Anadarko Glovers WEATHERFORD. Dec. 20 fSne- ciat) Weatherford's glovers squeezed irsday night to Anadarko last between Kenneth 1 erford and Mike Jeodon of J 147 pounders, with Dietrich ing Jeodon in the final rou weight, broke a 3-3 team tie in the unai DOU5. nammenng tne ve Randolph Swemayme in a one stretch in the second race. Hockey Results Ray Porter (right). Elk City 118-pounder, misses with a swinging left for the jaw of Bobbie Chalmers, Woodward, in Thurs- y nigiu s team Douts. Utiaimcrs won by a decision. Woodward Boxers Capture Seven Bouts From Elk City WOODWARD, Dec. 20 (Special) The Woodward Lions boxing team took seven of 10 bouts from Elk Citv boxlnc- hpr ThnrsHnv night. Only one referee's decision marked the evening and that was Gene O'Brien, 116-pound Elk Cltyan, over Woodward's Gene Ace Wolf pack Back Is Hurt RALEIGH. N. C, Dec. 20 Pi) Preparations for North Carolina college's New Year day Gator bowl University of Oklahoma given two sharp setbacks here Fri- ir-frcezing rain- inclement ' Vois to Leave Today for Miami iely advt calling off two scheduled outdoor .ch Bcattle Feathers sent his slon. Part of it was spent outdoors minute wind-sprint workout. The ele- at Prank Thompson erclses. gymnasium 1 KNOXVILLE. , Dec. 20 (IP) will entrain here Saturday afternoon for Miami and the Vols' New Year day engagement with Rice Institute In the trip. "We probably round into shape' V M th& byS Neyland indicated a lot of time would be spent setting up a defense Blades, Sukeforth Named Dodger Aids BROOKLYN. Dec. 20 (&) Pres. (ranch Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodg-rs announced Friday after a phone ecently resigned. Tulsa Skaters Get Star From Toronto team announced Friday a deal with tne Toronto club of the National league had given the Oilers the services of Eddie Cutts, youthful defense-man who has been playing with Pltta- hls first season of professional hockey, in Kansas Cllty, where Tulsa- plays Unbeaten St. Joseph's . Faces Porks Tonight PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20 (fP) Th unbeaten St". Joseph's Hawks risk highly regarded Arkansas and Temple in Colorado university In Convention the season Saturday night. St. Joseph's, which squeezed past Tempe Grid Coach's Resignation Accepted TUCSON, Ariz.. Dec. 20 Ph-Th( resignation or Sy Coutchic. head lege at Tempc. wns accepted Frldny Thursday night. said, will probably prevent Fletcher lfCprot seeing action against Oklahoma. s conditioning cx- The s t that C . sophomore starting tailback window to his r Ice Club Offers Protection Money Against Raiders OTTAWA, Dec. 20 (flV-The Otta- a Senators of the Quebec senior hockey league, who lost two star play- offered Friday to place $10,000 on the eacn year as protection a st mid-season depletion of :lub rosters by professional t der Gorman's proposal. in return would make October 15 the Tarheels to Arrive At Biloxi Sunday Night Pro Odds Dip On Cleveland Injury Report CLEVELAND. Dec. 20 Odds on the chances of thr Cleveland Browns, winners of the" western division, whipping the New York Yankees, eastern title-holders, for a third straight time Sunday in the all-America foot ball conference championship game skilled Friday when Coach. iaml fray, definitely would l a tnat ne would rely on Don Green-Kid, limping on a sprained ankle; hip. and BUI Lund, regularly the third-string left halfback. nouncement cut the Browns' antage from 15 & to 13 e betting gentry with every, that they would slide a may reach 50,000 If ti- !o-operate. Brown complain before. He ! weakened at; the tackle positions during the past week by the dismissal of . team CapL Jim Daniell, who lost an altercation with the Cleveland ccps last Saturday. In addition, there is a question of availability regarding Lou Gross, a tackle whose golden toe has made bira the conference's leading scorer. Hm also Is troubled with a throbbing the September New York single wing attack and es! tabllshcd a professional record after' returning to the lineup by bavins only three of his 115 aerials interccpted., newcomer to pro football this year. Graham started slowly but wound up the campaign with 95 completions out of 174 attempts. His tosses gained 1.834 yards and counted 17 touchdowns. The long-range weather prediction for Sunday is cold and sunshine. A sleet-snow hit the city late Friday from all but the "lost severe weather. Amarilio Stops Ada, 39 to 25 AMARILLO. Dec. 20 (Special) The Ada Cougars found a red -hot basketball team awaiting them here Thursday night as the Oklabomans badly by th field goals, 1 the rest of the- by the Texans, who banged IS; Warren Mayfield. slick Ada for tvlng eight apiece. i and Boone Plcklns :, Miss., Dec. 20 (P) Coach Carolina Tarheel will arrive coast aunaay nignt to sta BULLETIN KANSAS CITY. IDec 20 (Special) Coach Henry P. Iba's NCAA basketball champions stated '& whirlwind but half comeback hr Friday night to defeat the University of Kansas. 47-37. Coast Military ; practice lulldogs Sooners Prime For All-College NORMAN. Dec. 20 (Special) The University of Oklahoma biutkctball team wlllstayat an Oklahoma City ment instead of traveling back and Coach Bruce Drake said Friday. More than one-half of the Sooner varsity squad tills year lives at Okla Friday since defeating Wiscoi urdayand practice Monday 'aVtenfoon Drake said if possible he also would points per game while yielding average of 44.8 points per contest the opposition. FLY To NEW YEAR'S 'GATOR BOWL SOONERS NORTH CAROLINA-STATE Round Trip Fare 4 Persons $45000 Special Low Rate CHARTER SERVICE ANYWHERE ANYTIME! SOUTHWESTERN AIRWAYS Phon 9-5590

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