The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on May 28, 1949 · 9
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 9

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Saturday, May 28, 1949
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TV Tells Tale Of TheTape Dear Boss: Those television cameras are plenty sharp, Bass. At the rasslin' matches Friday night the big eye of TV caught A! Galento using a piece of adhesive tape on LeRoy Mc-Culrk, the champ, no less. Of course, the fans have been up to trick like that for quite a spell, but referee Bill Rush couldn't see what wan eolnz on. The ole TV camera caught it. Boss and so could you If you'd been looking at your home set when they made the first run over WKY-TV at the Stockyard Coliseum graple session. McGuirk. an old smoothie nt the trade for nobody knows how many years, never could catch Galento, nn evij-iookJm; gent from Brooklyn, got t his At least, referee Rush held LeRoy' hand when the scuffling was over, but that Galento fellow special becai popped off ii maybe a little he knew WKY-TV boys hnd DS3 lenses trained right on his hairy chest sticking out a foot In front of his WAKRHnsc chin. The customers liked it. Boss. At least they made a lot of about it and I Ruess the people nround town who took it in on their new TV sets got a big kick out of it, too. Only trouble with them, thev couldn't talk back to Mister Galento like the customers at the rinRside. After about IS minutes of Galento' huffln' and puffin' which must have been mostly bluffin', a couple dozen American Legion boys bad boy out of the ring i The TV boys threw all of Friday night's mat meanness on the air and WKY's Roy Rector Rot so excited during the toe twisting In Johnny Sweraki's decision over George Craig (hat he almost forgot to push the right buttons on the control panel In the mobile unit. But cameramen JhlU Mauser and BUI SxvysROod stayed on the beam even when Orville Carlson Rave Monte LaDue the bulldouRlnR treatment In the special event, and Billy Raburn body-slammed Carl Gray out of business In straight s that groan Snead Triumphs Twice in PGA; MangrumWins RICHMOND, Va., May 27 (P) I Lloyd. Mangrum and Sam Snead charmed their skimpy galleries Friday by killing off two opponents each and getting that much closer to the spectators' dream final in the PGA ! championships. I Neither of the veterans had io play out hts rounds through the May chilliness at the Hermitage course. Neither jpar of 7i. the 6,677 yards of narrow j fairways nor their opponents were too I bothersome to Mangrum and Snead. j Mangrum opened the day with an ! easy 6 and S victory over twice PGA j champion Denny Shute of Akron. I Ohio. His second opponent Bob Ham-' ! ilton of Landover. Md. was a Jot i tougher but still not enough and the ; Miles, III., professional won. 3 and 3. j Snead Trails Early I Early Friday Snead had to work from under a one-hole deficit to defeat young Jack Burke Jr. ,of White Plains. N. Y., 3 and 2. The afternoon's: second match play round was Snead's all the way and he won from Henry! Ransom of St. Andrews. III., in spite traps, two trees and a flag pole. Ran-3mnddJ,ped out of lhe tournament The sensation of the first qualifving roundGeorge Schneiter of Ogden Utah fell all the way from a great former National Open champion Worsham of Oakmont. Worsham was not awed by Schneit- wno is me doss ot the touring pros. Fort Worth Second Str . He took the lea ard first hole when both t nd Schneil way. ailed For a few hours the oldtimcrs In the small gallery matched Horton Smith but Al Broach of Garden City, N. Y., put the champion of the prewar era In c of t afternoon Australian Jim Ferrier knocked North Carolina's Skip Alex- Others still In the field after a of 18-hole rounds included medalist nay waae Hill of Shrevcport. La., Herman Barron of White Plains, N. Y., Johnny Palmer, of Badtn, N. C, Al Qrosch of Garden City. N. Y., Dave DouRlas. Wilmington, Del., Calyton maret of OJai. Calif.. Jim Turnesa oi Briar Cliff. N. Y. Survivors play 36-hoIe rounds Sat- urday to determine the quarterfinal- proRram all the wav until anrr is determined to the injured Ben Hog- , By Hal Middlesworth QHORT SHOTS Just to show you how complicated baseball can get in the sandlot department, a note from Art Fuller of' uuuwira wun me aeians oi a recent mixup: "With a man on third and two down, the runner broke for home. I he pitcher was standing In the bos but when he saw the bascrunncr really going down, he stepped out in front ... and threw a lazy toa to the plat i pucn, . . . The batter stepped in front of the plate and line. The catcher was on the plate, or thereabouts, to tag the runner. The ball was fielded and played to flrstbase for the put-out, but the umpire ruled that the catcher both interfered with the batsman and was out of his box and gave the batsman his base . . . and allowed the run to score . . ." The Grandstand Managers' and Umpires' association will now deliberate on that little gem and I'll bet the members will find at least fourteen things wrong with the play profile of Plai youth, the Pric'e of Parnell, Mo was tricked In an Oklahoma City match race. . . . Seems the Indian owners of a quarterhorse 1 against Jones' steed dug a hole in straw ana men . . When Jones' nag he track, filled it rovcred It with dirt. hole, he did a flip and lost the i hit . Since then Plain Ben has lng all the tracks. Ben Jones fishing derbies such as the ones at Lake na and Grand lake, where entry fees are charged, are lotteries, so ? Uncle Whiskers is concerned. . . , That's why you can't read about : 2io. se, getting only one point out PICKUPS AND PUTOUTS I heard him when he said It. a major leajrue scout looking at the Indians' Ray Murray: "He's a better catcher than any of the three our club has up In the Big Show." The Pittsburgh Pirates now count 10 former Brooklyn Dodgers on their roster. ... A 10-year batting average of .300 ought to qualify a major leaguer as a "great hitter" and it might surprise you to know that there arc only four of them In the majors todayJoe DiMaggio, Johnny Mizc, Luke Appling and Dixie Walker. been ssMtned to WilHamsport of the Eastern leaffue. Ernst Logan, the outfielder from Garber who was drafted by 1 Sepkowskl, former Bill McKcchnie, Cleveland coach, predicts Dale Mitchell will win the American league batting crown. . . . And Casey Stengel, Yankee manager, has Joined the Mike Garcia boosters. . . . He thinks the former Indian righthander has a great future. The fire at Fort Worth's LaGrave field was the fourth for Dodger farms In the past four years. . . . Newport News got it In 1346, Greenwood, Miss., and Greenville, S. C last year. . . . Erv Dusak. reformed outfielder, has won two straight games pitching for Rochester. Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma A&M on the '5 slate as a conference came. Harry Faulkner, one-time Muskogee coach and iater a grid scout for Tom Stidham when tne big Indiaa was running things at Oklahoma, was rallblrdtng the Indians recently. . . . A native of Checotah. Faulkner now operates the Tyler club of the East Texas league. NBC has grabbed off the Cotton bowl broadcast on a three-year contract, replacing Mutual, which means WKY listeners will hear Bill Stern's airing of the Dallas game next January 2. . . . Final audit shows Southern Methodist and Oregon drew $108,909 each for the game last January. The Olympic committee is considering moving boxing, wrestling, weight-lifting; and perhaps basketball lo the winter Olympics. ... Sounds like the most sensible idea that group has had In years. Blake Williams, the former Oklahoma Aggie eager now playing with the Denver Chevrolet, is a recent bridegroom. . . . E. P, "Chink" Coleman has quit Phoenix. Ariz.. Junior college to coach at St: Mary's hlghschool there . He's the Immediate past-president of the Junior college coaches' association. John Smethers. Oklahoma City's highest-average bowler, says the season's a couple of weeks too short. . . . He wound up with a 1S9 average, just shy of the eoveted 250. Jack Dempsey's ring career, Including the highlights of his fights, is depicted in "Birth of a Champion," a movie short to be run in connection with the fight film "The Champion," . opening Thursday at the Center theater.1 . . . Oklahoma Aggie football chances aren't hurt a bit by Clay Davis' decision to stay in school and play center for the Cowboys, Uses Long Hits to Win ight From Tribe, 8 to 2 Milt Nielsen. Oklahoma City Indian ccntcrficldcr. slides headfirst into firstbase durinjr the fourth innine; of Friday night's game after Chico Carrasqucl. Fort Worth shortstop, nabbed Herb Conyers' line-drive and, whirled a throw to Cat first- A&M Favored In State AAU Track Today By Frank Hoggs Oklahoma's past, present and future rack stars convene at Lewis field in btlllwaler Saturday afternoon for eighteenth annual state AAU ch plonships. And several records which h been established during the first 11 meets may oe shoved out of the books before nightfall. Oklahoma A&M. host to thp huc-o carnival which is open to hlghschool. college and former collegiate greats, enters the festival as a heavy favor- ; to pull down the bunting although official championship is at stake, The Aggies, enjoying one of their :sk seasons in msiory on the cinders, ; they did in many other snorts dur ing the oast voar. nrobablu will ; responsible for most of the records if ly new ones are pasted. Carroll May Fost xfw Mark But the University of Oklahoma aisni is expected to make a first-class showing, with pole vaulter Bill Carroll and oroaa jumper Merwm McConnell g new marks. Carroll, if he can vault 14-1. a has done before this year, will crack1 me lormer top or 13-d. McConnell 111 be gunning for a leap of more han the 24-5 which is the present Defendine ehamns will be nlentifni Out for his second shot-put title In a who took the event last vcar at Norman, with a heave of almost 48 feet. He'll get plenty of competition. jump and hurdle star, will be "back to aeieno ms tines in tnose two specialties and Andy Cary of OU is slated to return for another shot at the half- i!lc crown. Prep Stars Entered That crind nrobablv will h thi sizzler of the day with Cary and Bill Jacobs wearing the Sooner colors j wnue tne Aggies w have J. R. Teak- ell and Harold Tarrant on the lanes. Kecora in that event is 1:54.3. Eddie Jarvis. ace discus Derformer for the Aggies, will shoot for his second successive win in that event. Carroll is the defender of the Dole vault crown and Teakell won the 5.000 met-er run last year. not only the college aces will be the tes to watch. Several of the state's top prepschool athletes will be in action includlnK Putnam Citv's Kenneth Cooper. He will run in the mile, first vent on the program which starts at p. m. Record in that chase is 4:22.9, hlch was posted in 1940 bv the An gles' George Gibson. Cooper won the event in the state hlghschool meet recently with a creditable 4:31,9 snow- Jensen's Contract Calls for $50,000 OAKLAND. Calif Mav 27 m j The Oakland ball club is shelling out i between J46.00O and $$0,000 for Jackie I Jensen, the University of California' iooumui--. s t a p. emu president C. L. Laws disclowd Friday. This represents cunwuwa eonus ana salary unGer a le-year contract. What mto the deal more or less gamble is the fact Jensen is ciassi-i ed- as a ' bonus player" subject- being drafted by a maior league club October 15 for only slO.OoO. rfint the Oakland management was 'certain he would be snatched up bcfoi that .'at a sizable ligure. sackcr Preston Ward (21). Carrasqucl's catch was one of the outstanding plays of the night. Nielsen hit his fifth homer of the season in the eighth inning but Fort Worth won, 8-2. Roe Blanks Braves Brooklyn Gains Tie for First Place, 4-0 BROOKLYN, May 27 W Veteran Preacher Roc turned in nis second straight shutout Friday night as he pitched the Brooklyn Dodgers to a 4-0 triumph over the Boston Braves. The victory pushed the Brooks into a firstplace tic with the Braves. runs off Johnny Sain in inning with Spider Jorgensen knock ing nomc mrcc witn a double. Sain, who fanned eight before a s out crowd of 33,714 over the first innings, was touched for a bloon ; gle by Gene Hermanski, leading off tne seventn. on Hodges sacrificed rurillo singled sharply to c bounder for a second error, fillinc the bases. Then Jorgensen doubled off the rjgnttieid wall, sending t It was Roe's third victory against! two setoacKs and his second ovei Braves. Saln's record now is 4-4. Phils 9, Giants 3 PHILADELPHIA. May 27 (jP) The lUndelphla Phillies socked five New! York hurlers for 14 hits, including! three triples and .a homerun, as they; defeated the Giants, 9-3, In the ope of a four-game series Friday night. The homerun came off the bat of I Del Ennis in the third when the Phils drove Clint Hartung from the mound tripper came with Eddie Waitkus on Andy Semlnlck's triple off Andy Hansen after Ennis walked was good for another run in the fourth. Total! HJSJt! Tulsa Girls Win Softball Contest From Queens, 3-0 Pushing across three runs in the ixtra innine the TtUsa El Wlno girls' usoftball iteam wor. an eight-inning contest from lhe Downtown Chi let queens, 3-0, at Sooner stadium Friday night. Joyce Lynch's double and slneles bv Temmv Vauchn jRobby Robinson accounted for the luisa scores, with Miss Lynch blank ing the Qusens on four hits. Alma Wilson of the Queens also gave up four safeties. The SoOiW IGA Merchants downed AiKinri Steel. 4-1. and McKesson- Robbins Druggists defeated Boardman Co., 5-2, in other games. Negro teams will be featured In saturaay nignts games with the cast side Cardinals meeting a Sooner sta dium all-star men's team at 8:15 p. m. and the East Side Ramblers facing the Glidewell Florist girls' team at The 6:45 p. m. opener thwest, Electric against 9:15 p. McKcsson-I NBA Lifts Graziano Ban in 46 States PATERSON, N. J.. May 27 H6tky Graziano, the bad boy of boxing, Friday cleared another hurdle in nis ma to return to the ring when the National Boxing Association reinstated hitti. Abe J. Greene, NBA commissioner. announced the reinstatement which permits the former middleweight cnampion to box in all NBA s except in instances where local have been imposed;1 The New York .Olympia, Palestinian Dud at Garden State CAMDEN. N. J.. Mav 27 W Fi-ont-runnlng Olympia gets another chance Saturday to show whether he can carry his speed over a mile and quarter. e must oo it to remain consideration for the 3-vear-old turf crown. The badly beaten Kentuckv Derbv favorite from Fred W. Hooper's stable hooks up with Isidor Bieber's stretch- drtvlng Palestinian mnd three others oi tne same age in tne soo.uuo aaaea Jersey stakes at Garden State park. Calumet's Wistful Heads Field in Oaks NEW YORK, May 27 OP) Wistful, ilumet Farm's speedy three-year-old filly, will attempt to make it three straight "Oaks" Saturday In the $50.- ooo-Rdded Coaching club American Oaks at Belmont park. A big field of 15 three-year-old misses was named for the thirty-third running; of the Belmont sophomore classic onar the mile and three -eighths Oilers Win On Don Van Pool's Two-Hit Chore With Don Van Pool hurling a neal two-hitter. Cato's Oilers handed Herman's Sporting Goods its finit Commercial league defeat of the sensor at Legion park, notching a 6-0 tri- It was the first time this year a Commercial pitcher has posted a shut- out. John Reddell beat out an infield nit m me opening inning and Jim McGlothlln singled in the fourth for the lone Herman hits. It was Ollie Heldcrln who nnrrt Cato to Its second win in two niHhts when he lashed two dnublps nnri a homerun in four trips. His circuit clout; base. Bill Straka had gained first on an error Deiore Heiderie sent one over the 350-foot mark in leftfleld. Van Pool had the upper hand all the way, with Herman's getting a runner as far as third but once. He whiffed 11 batters and issued only two walks. With Herman's losing its first game in three starts, only the Wilson Pack ers remain unbeaten, having racked up Four Homers Hit; Andermanf Hayes Are Victimized by Cats By John Cronlev (OJtUiioma City Timn Sparti Edlterl Once again Fort Worth looked like big leaguers to the slumping Indians here Friday night, the Cats specializing In fence balls as easy working Eddie Chandler tossed the visitors to (vn 8-2 decision. Owning two in a row over the Warriors Fort Worth closes Ita stand here Saturday in a game, starting at 8:15 p. m. as the Felines attempt to run their current streak to six straight, the cits' Shed Ch0! A.ndcrnihn,n and Damon HB'es t00lt their lumps as dueL M "lc uue 1H a nomerua Anderman retired after the fifth, in rears bv 5-0 due to hnrnprs off bats of Dick Williams and Watty Fiala. Bob Bundy's triple scored a pair off Hayes in the seventh, and Preston Ward's double brought In the last Cat 2.822 on Hand As in the opener the Warriors manaf-ed to cet in the rutmine l ja crowd of 2.822. Fort Worth compiled through. Hayes homered for t Juns in the seventh nnd Milt l toiiowed suit in the eighth, both smashes, coming with the bases bar- Anderman whirled lhriieh rapid innings during which onlv c cat pitcher Chandler drew life. came as the result of a walk, in the; Indian Threat Dies The Indians had a thrnnt hnllln-r the second when Grant Dunlap and: Randy Jackson singled in order with1 s d rmner holding However Ray Murray fanned on the til count and Dunlap was doubled J on the pitch, trying for thirdbase. Fort Worth broke through for a ree-run cluster in the fourth. There He held at second on the Cats' first hit of the game, a single down the middle by Sam Diblast. On the 3-1 pitch Dick Williams caught hold of fast ball left wall for the 3-0 lead. Chandler was in trouble in ih Tribe's fourth frame but careful work worried him through. He walked Milt Nielsen. Dunlap drove a single into center, and when Williams let the ball get through him the runners raced ' En It Ther Vern Kennedy Leaves Club, Heads for Home DALLAS, May 27 fPV Vernon Kennedy, the former major league hurler who suddenly quit the Dallas team of the Texas league Thursday night, went home to Mindon, Mo, Bobby Goff, business manager of Dallas, said Friday night he had lo cated Kennedy at his Missouri home, He said he planned to telephone him Saturday to "find out what he intends Three Rings Finally Wins Belmont Feature tile it is to chase the mighty Coal-town, appreciated the absence of that Calumet Star Friday and won Bel mont parss pasteurized purse In a drive. Softball Tourney Will Open Tonight Andy Anderson's softball team and: the Anadarko Legion meet in the feature game of the first round In the Oklahoma City Softball :&ssocla-: tion's annual Memorial day Invitational tournament at Wiley Ptist park! Saturday night. First-round pairings call far! Atkins: Steel meeting Hale's Clothiers of Norman at Wheeler park at 8:15 p. m. and Scott's Market meeting Wilson & Co. at Wiley Pest at the same time. The Anadarko-Anderson tiff Li due at wuey Post park at 7:30 p. irt. while the TJhle VFW of Norman meet Con nie's Prescription st Wheeler park. Tvuuieis m me o; io games win pisy at Wheeler park at 8:45 p.i m. and winners of the 7:30 games ' meeting at Wiley Post park at 8:411 p. m. Games sre due Sunday night With the and after Jackson fanned Rav Mur ray's intentional walk loaded the bases, after which Connie Gn popped to short. ,dded a nalr in the round, needing only one hit for the! a-o advantage when power once ( Cal I flailed wall. The Texan: ,-alk, ; 1 Flair Inside pitch over the left sixth tally the sixth when some strategy bac fired. After Williams socked a toinle into center Bragan came to bat. Oni the first pitch he had the squeeze plate, However, Hayes pTtchedhlgh Blgr Catch Stops Tribe A tremendous catch In renter kntit. v.m iriuc irom oreaKiug tne ice in the sixth. After Herb Conyers walked and Dunlap singled through the box. Jack-sori poled a long drive to the fence in Williams crashed into th hnnrrU tr, make the catch, Conyers whs all the way around third and was pnsilv doubled off second. The Cats nicked Hayes for three mw, a pair oi runs ana a iu margin In the seventh. With two awav Ab- and Flala slneleri. Roh nnrtu! slashed a scorcher past firstbase. Thei oau earned into the rlghtfleld corner Hayes IMs One The Indians got into the run col umn in the seventh. Hitting from the portslde, pitcher Hayes belted Chandler's first offering out of sight, several feet inside the foul line In rlghtfleld as the Warriors trailed. 7-1. A second Injun homer added a second marker In the eighth, when Niel- smash over the right-center fence. The Cats got it back in the ninth on tne strength or Chandler's singlt his force at second bv Abrams a KinoOn by Bundy and Word's ccntcrfleld! EaglesOutlast Tulsa, 13 to 9, In Homer Duel TULSA. Mu.y 27-(,7.Dallas and Tulsa staged an old-fashioned slugfest Friday night, banging cut 24 hits between them-lncludlng five home-runs until the Eagles won. 13 to 9 Dallas collected ten of their scores with clusters of fivo tr. v, tit,. ,. sixth innings. enough to top Tnlsa's s!x-during which Roy Sanncr That v tagged for Of them Joe ArirnrV, slammer. Fred Schmidt pitched tight relief for the Texans, choking off the oilers in the last 4 and 13 innings with jAdcock lb Sin: City Net Tourney Adds Sooner Trio reThG university of Oklahoma, hi- collegiate tennis tournament which will be held here June 3-5. put three players on the entry list Friday, McCollum formerlv plaved for Okla- )ma Citv Univrrsllv vhll. M berg is a former Central hlghschool Earlier the Sooners had tntered ick Stuart. Charles Cunningham. Guy Ewton, Glenn Land. Standlv Draper nnd Don Walraven. fachook may be the darkhorse In the eet which is sponsored by the Okla homa City Town and Tennis club. A former Princeton university performer, he coached the Sooner freshmen this spring. Illinois Uncovers Horse Doping Case CHICAGO. May 27 (Pi The sec ond horse-doping case or the Chicago horse racing ncason Friday was disclosed by the state's attorney office. Main jbci, a favorite, which finished venth In the fifth race of th Lin coln Fields running at Washington Park Wednesday was reported doped with coramine. a stimulant. The nied all knowledge of the doping, but suspenaea oy tne minors raclne commission pending further inquiry. Jockey Dies BURBANK, May 27 UP) Paul Jo seph Kostcrs, 33. well-known jockey tracks before World lay. Anderson's Skin Seals in Tenth The Oklahoma Cltv Seals sent the Andy Anderson softball team into extra innings at Wiley Post park Friday night before dropping a 5-4 decision. Anderson's won the game with out in the tenth innlna. In the opener Marine Reserve beat Cor-sin Grocery, 8-7. and Wilson & Col took the nightcap from Alr-O-Blind, 5-2. The Memorial Day tourney will take er Saturday night. Pre-inventory Sale of STEEL CASTING RODS Both Tubular and Solid Stcel Med. & Stiff Action Hedtton DeLuxe & True Temper Professional Reg. 25.00 NGW? 3L6SS BUCK'S j SPORTING S( COODS

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