The San Francisco Examiner from San Francisco, California on May 19, 1947 · 20
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cccc att 3ffratttiaro Examtnrr 20 SEAL Mon., My I?, 1947 Tlitt Lowdown- 2) U Mmm Chesnes Racks 9th After Joyce Loses Rescigno Manacles O'Douls in Opener, 5-1; Matheson Poles Out Homer in 2nd By Harry Borba HOLLYWOOD, Slay 18. Matheson overpower poor Joe final game against Hollywood, Maimers Ileal Sacs In 2 Tilts SEATTLE, May 18 (AP) Pitching veterans Dick Barrett and Sig Jakucki hurled Seattle to a double triumph over Sacramento today, 6-0 and 1-0, to give the hometown Rainiers a six to one decision in their series. FIRST CAME SACRAMENTO SEATTLE Plaer. AB H.O.A I P1vr. IBIIdl 4 4 Me.mer.3b 4 Marty.lf 4 Rizzo.rf 4 K mors 2b 3 4 Moore. c 2 Mann.p 1 McDonald 1 Cronln.p 0 Zlpav 1 llarrell.p 0 1 3 0 O' B 39 3 1 7 1 4 2 2 2 1 1'NovikofJf 4 15 12 0 Johnsn.rf 3 3 1 0 2 2 Lavne,3b 3 11 0 2 3 York. 2b 4 14 0 4 4 3 18 O 3 1 Hemslev.c 4 0 4 0 0 1' Barreu.p 4 0 0 0 0 0 Crticola.rf 0 0 0 o o H 0 0 0 0 0 0 i Total! 32 5 24 13! Totals 34 12 27 7 Sacramento OOO 000 000 0 (Seattle 300 210 00X 6 R O'Neil 2. Js'ovikoff 2, Johnson. Barren. E Meaner. I.ayne. 2B O'Neil 2, Johnson, Marty RBI Johnson 2. Lavne. White 2. Rocco. RRF Mann 3. Cronih 1. PB Cronln 2. Harrell 1. Barrett 2. 80 Mann 1, Cronln 1. Harrell 1, Barrett 3. SECOND GAME SOLON SEATTLE Player AB.H. O.A.t Player AB.H. O.A. Ramt,y,cf 3 3 Mesnr.Sb 3 Marty. If 3 Rizzo.rf 2 Kmprs.2b 2 FltzErld.o 2 2 Somenzl.p 2 Warner 0 0 O' 3 0 1 O: Novlfcof.lf 2 0: Johnson. If 3 0 Layne.3b 1 2 York.2b 2 2 Rocco. lb 2 2 Hemsley.c 2 31 Jakucki. p 3 01 0 Criscola.rf 0 013 O 4 O 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 22 218 91 Totals 19 2 18 11 Snions .', 000 000 0 0 Weattla 100 000 1 R White. E Welle. RRF Somenzl. SO Somenzl 1. Jakucki 2. BB Somenzl 1. 2B Meaner. RBI Johnson. Padres, Bevos Split PORTLAND (Ore.), May 18. (AP) The Portland Beavers split their Pacific Coast League double-header with the San Diego Padres today, the Padres snagging the opening, 5 to 2, and the Beavers collecting five runs in the second inning of the nightcap to win, 9 to 4. Tommy Bridges, who 'Injured an arm muscle in the first game, will be benched for several weeks, FIRST GAME SAN IMF.GO PORTLAND Player AB.H. O.A'. Player AB.H. O.A. 5 o Smlth.lf 3 0 3 0; 3 0 Storey. ;i b 4 0 Lazor.rf 4 2'Vlco,lb 4 4Rdlvch.2b 3 3 Murtore.c 0 2i Bridses.p 1 01 Moore.p 1 Hmlltn.3b 5 West.rf 4 Jenaen.lf 4 3 M'Donel.c 3 Coscrt,2b 4 5 Vltalich.p 3 Kerr.c 0 1 Helser 1 Slerra.p 0 Totali 38 10 27 11 Totals 28 5 27 11 Han Diego ,..010 200 101 5 Portland 001 000 001 2 R Weal. Jensen 2. Shupe. McDonnell, Storey. Radulovlch. E Hamilton. RBI roscarart 3, Smith. Tran, Shupe, Vlco. 2B West, 'laj, Jensen, Smith. Storey. Coscarart. BR Vitalich 4. Moore 4. 81-eira 1. SO Bridges 2, Vltalich 3. Moore 1. RRF Bridpes 1. Vltalich 2, Moore 3. Sierra 1. LP Moore. SECOND gamf. PADKFS BKAVrKS Piayer AB.H. O A.' Player AB.H. O.A 4 0 Gorg:d.2b 2 2 ('oscrt.2b 4 West.rf 4 Jensen. If 3 3 Kerr.c 2 Gslmn.3b 2 3 Kerrlgn.p 0 Eisnmn.p 2 Barrett 1 0 F.scobar.lf 2 0 4 0! Storey.3b 4 1 Dobbin?, 88 2 0 Reich. rf 3 3 Silvera.c 2 1 Salvegon.p 3 Ij 0, 1 O 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 3 111 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 o Totals 2S 8 1 S 10 Totals 25 10 21 8 Padres 01 2 O00 1 4 Beavers ..... .150 102 x 9 R Clay, West, Jei:.-eu. Barrett, Gorbould 4. Escobar. Wenner 2. Reich. Vico. , Dooblns. LP Kerrigan. RRF Salveson 3, Kerrigan 6. Eisemann 3. SO Salveeon 3. BB Salveson 2. Kerrigan 2, Kisemann 3. 2B Gorbould, Clay. Sliuue, Storey 2, Wenner, Barrett. HR Wenner. SB Gorbould. RBI Storey 3, Gyselnmn. Gorbould 2. Escobar, Wenner 3, West, Shupe, Coscarart. DiclcGoerz Takes Berkeley Bike Race Two late entrants from Pasadena earned off first and second places in the annual North Contra Costa thirty-five-mile scratch bicycle race yesterday, Dick Goerz finishing first in 1:16.23, and Don Christenson coming in second. Other finishers, in order: Gu Gatto. San Joe; Troy Hicks, Berkeley; Sammy Rlnella, Alameda.; Frank Guglielmoni, San Francisco; Ed Lynch. Berkeley; Charles Moe, San Francisco: Harold Klrkbride, San Mateo; Nell Estrada, Albany; Harry Sinclair, Paaadena: Ray Mamwlll, Berkeley; Jack Wills. Pasadena: Bill Kezer, San Mateo; Vince Gttt-1o. San Jose; Paul King, San Joan; Rene Mir, San Francisco; Leon Broussai, Sal Franolaco; Larry Bates, San Francisco: Israel Grapeda. San Francisco; Ernest Marlant. Berkely; Jack Galvan, San Francisco; Sal Salimanea., San Francisco; Bob Dornaflfe, Alameda. Bells Win Catholic Prep Track Crown T tA hv rliminiirivf" Martt For- mico, who won the 100, 220 and i 1 Ji... A !1 tA A I UL UCIU J Li 1 lip 4111U ail 26 points, Bellarmine Prep yesterday ran away with the California Catholic Athletic League track meet at Townsend Field, Santa Clara. The Bells scored 164 points to 46 for St Joseph's of Alameda and 30 for St. Anselm's of San Anselmo. Robert "Chesty" Chesnes and Bill Krakauskas, to, give the Seals the 41, and the series, six games to one, today. Bob Joyce was victimized the first encounter, 5-1. Chesnes' win was his ninth against two losses. While the Stars stopped their own losing streak at eight games and halted the Seals win channel at six, they couldn't drag the Seals down from their two game lead at the top of the league. TWO SCORES. After being held to a single tally by "Mr. X" Rescigno in the first contest, the Seals scored twice in the second inning of the nightcap. Ray Orteig singled through second. Matheson doubled. Bill Leonard was purposely walked to get at Chesty. Chesnes whacked the ball through the box into centerfield, scoring Orteig and Matheson. Orteig singled after one was out in the fourth. Matheson whapped the ball over the left-field fence at the 360-foot mark, scoring Orteig ahead. SHUTOUT RUINED. Tony Lupien singled with one gone in the fourth and Al Libke doubled him to third. Tony scored on Ross' fly to left field to spoil Chesnes' ambition for a shutout. The second game was played in a Hollywood haze. Today's 10,579 customers made the series total 37,759. Chesnes became the tenth Seals' chucker to finish his game in order. And, when Neil Sheridan singled off Krakauskas it marked the tenth consecutive game in which he has hit safely. Del Young, acting boss, was knocked out of his unique position as the only undefeated manager in organized baseball, when sleeping Hollywood power awakened in the early afternoon setto. Xavier Rescigno, long-time suf-1 ferer from a sore arm, threw knucklers and flutterstuff that baffled the Seals who were squinting anyway in the bright sunlight At that, the Seals might have changed the course of the game if they had been a bit smarter running the bases. HITS THROUGH INFIELD. Hollywood knocked first in the second on hits through the infield by Libke and Ross, Davis' sacrifice and Skurski's infield out. The Twinks got another in the fourth on consecutive hits by Ross, Davis and Skurski after two were out. The Seals scored their lone run in the fourth when Sheridan singled and took second on Libke's misplay at left. He was caught in a rundown on Sanders' drizzler but Bones galloped home when Don White doubled to deep center. Cox's single, opened a tirade against Joyce in the eighth and "Bones" Sanders abetted it when he fielded Lupien's bunt and foolishly threw to second trying to get Cox who was already there. Libke and Ross singled, scoring Cox and Lupien. Libke tallied on a force play. Don White's bad throw to first on Libke's single also aided the parade of Stars. "Lefty" O'Doul was up today but confined to his hotel room by the flu virus. He will fly to San Francisco tomorrow but there is some doubt he can take charge Tuesday. He still has a slight temperature. Number Nine On the Line WAV Fit AM ISCO Hill. I. H (XII) Player. AB.H O.A.I Plaver. AB.U.O.A. N'irely a 4 !.iibv.2b 4 5' Wlllms.2b 4 4 3 1 COX.KS Sheridn.of 4 Sapdis lb 4 White. 3b 4 Restelil.lf 4 Miithsn.rf 3 Gladd.c 3 Joyce.p 2 0' Lupien. lb 1 4 4 4 RuHs.rf 3 0 Davis. 3b 3 1 0: 4 3 O'L'naer.n 4 1 4 Rescigno, p 3 Totals 32 24 18; Totals 33 1127 10 San Francisco 000 100 000 I Hits 000 221 001 R Hollywood 010 100 03x 5 Hits . 020 320 1 3x 1 1 R Sanders, Cox. Lupien, Libke 2. Rum. E White, I.lblie. 2B White. Matheson. Rosdgno. RBI Skurski 3, White. Ron. RKF Joyce 4. Re?c 1, BB Rescigno 1. SO Joy it 3, Rescigno 3. HKCONM liAUR SEALS STARS Player AB.H. O.A. Player AB.H. O.A. Nicely. ss 4 11 3!Vlllms,2b 3 0 2 2 l,uby.2b 3 0 11' 3 0 0 3 13 0 Lupien. lb 3 10 White. if 3 0 0 0 2 12 Reitelli.rf 3 0 3 0 Ross.rf 2 0 2 Ortelg,3b 3 2 1 oi Davls.Hb 3 0 1 3 2 8 1' 3 1 1 Leonard. c 1 0 5 Ol Sheely.c 3 0 3 Chesnes, p 3 1 1 2l Kraksks.p 2 13 Totals 26 7 21 7 Totals 25 4 21 13 heals 020 200 0 4 stars3 .'.'.'.'.'.7.7.'.! '.'.X'.; Jt'i ioo o I '"'I 210 04 rv unejK . iHaL leaon 'z. en cox. .Matheson, Libke. HR Mutlie-son. SB Sheridan. RBT ('hemes 2. Mathesen 2, Koss. KRF Chesnes 1, Kra-kauekaa 4. I'.B Chesnes 1. Krakauskaa 2. SO Chesnes 5, Krakauskas 2. Lincoln Park Golf Club Ban Francisco Women'i Golf Club quail- tying round eclectic tournament: Low net Miss Florence Walnwrlght, 69; Mrs. Harriett Conroy, 70; MIbs Jeannett People, 74; Misa Dorothy Lindner, 74. t - 4 ! , ' . ' 1 , I ' "..7 N w v , h " '! - r 'n 'tufa - yyfmisimiss . i , ' " T:V J V' IIS" "I' GET OUT OF HERE! Umpire George Magerkurth directs Bill Rigney of the New York Giants to the showers in the eleventh inning of the Chicago game Saturday. The Oakland boy protested after the arbiter ruled he had interfered with a throw of Bob Scheffling, Cubs' catcher. Gaels Stop USF Streak The baseballing Gaels yester day became the first team from the Moraga college ever to defeat a Pete Newell-coached University of San Francisco team, as St. Mary's shaded the Dons, 12-11, at Seals Stadium. Trailing 8-1 after six and a half innings, the Gaels ran amok at the plate for six runs in the seventh and five more in the eighth, when Pitcher Hank Decker won his own game by singling to drive in Dwayne Kling with the winning run. Kling tripled with the bases loaded in the seventh. Bob Day hit a 375-foot homer over the left field wall in the fifth. ISF fll) ST. MART'S (13) Player AB.R. H.E.1 Player AB.R. H.E Mateu,3b 5 3 4 Vlck.rf 4 Boland.c 5 Chlcou.2b 3 Shaun,2b 0 5 Barbeu.lf 2 Shields, p 3 Pagee.p 1 Greallsb 1 01 Arnerlch.i 5 0 Brown, rf 3 0 2 0 Vn Hult.lf 3 0 Dnbecki.lf 2 01 Buick.Sb 5 3 1' 2 0 Kling,3b 5 0: Day. c 2 0 Canfield.p 1 0' Decker.p 4 0 0 1 3 Totals 36 11 11 2 Totals 37 12 11 4 .014 ifoo 030 11 St. Mary's .000 010 65x 12 WP Decker; LP Pagee. SO Shields 7. Canfleld 4. Decker 1. BB Shields S, Pagee 3. Canfleld 5, Pecker 1. HR Dav. 3B KilnR, Boland, Vick, Schramka. 2B Schramka, ilulck. Teutonia Wins Soccer Final Ted Giesecke booted three goals as American AC Teutonia defeated the Rovers, 4-1, iiv the Northern California Soccer Cup finals at USF Field yesterday. Maggie Toti scored the goal that enabled San Francisco AC to nose American "A", 1-0, in the intermediate cup finals. Mercury AC edged Hakoah AC, 4-3, in an exhibition. The Magyars stopped the San Francisco Verdi Club, 3-0, in the William Campbell Cup competition at Los Angeles. ISal Ota&e Mies in Colusa COLUSA, May 18. (AP) Hal Chase, one of the greatest first basemen in baseball's history, died at Colusa Memorial Hospital today after a long illness. He was 64. Death came at 10:45 a. m. (Pacific Standard Time). Dr. Joseph E. Tillotson attributed it to heart and kidney ailments, complicated by age. Chase had been in the hospital since last March. "Prince Hal," as he became known in the sports world, entered organized baseball in Los Angeles in 1903. The following year, Clark Griffith, then manager of the Yankees, took him to New York where he stayed until 1913 when he went to the Chicago White Sox. Subsequently he. played with itUa Tiiiffaln Fprlpral and the Cin i lne UUIIal eaerdlS ana Uie vm cinnati Reds. He concluded his major league career in 1919 with PENNANT PARADE PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE W. .. 30 , . 28 L, Pet. GB 19 .612 .... 21 .571 2 22 .532 4 25 .490 6 24 .478 6'2 26 .469 7 27 .449 8 29 .396 10', SEALS . . . Los Angeles Portland . . OAKLAND San Diego . Sacramento io 24 22 23 Seattle 23 Hollywood ... 19 RESULTS YESTERDAY Hollywood 5-1, SEALS 1-4. Los Angeles 5-0, OAKLAND 2-1 Seattle 61, Saeramento 0 0. San Diego 5-4, Portland 2-9. HOW SERIES ENDED SEALS 6, Hollywood 1. OAKLAND 4, Los Angeles 3. Seattle 6, Sacramento 1. Portland 5, San Diego 2. GAMES TUESDAY OAKLAND at SEALS, 8:15 p. m. Portland at Hollywood. Los Angeles at Sacramento, San Diego at Seattle. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. GB 2 " 3'2 4 4 4'i 51 i 8!'. Detroit 16 Boston 15 Cleveland 11 New York 12 Chicago 14 Philadelphia .13 Washington . . 10 St. Louis 9 8 11 10 12 14 14 13 18) .667 .577 .524 .500 .500 .481 .435 .333 RESULTS YESTERDAY Chicago 4-3, Washington 2-2. Philadelphia 4-5, St. Louis 3-2, Cleveland 5, New York 3. Detroit at Boston, rain. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet, GB "Vi 1 1 Boston 16 12 .571 .560 .538 .538 .536 .522 .433 .308 New York 14 Chicago 14 Brooklyn 14 Philadelphia ..15 Pittsburgh ... .12 Cincinnati 13 St. Louis 8 11 12 12 13 11 17 18 1 l'2 4 7 RESULTS YESTERDAY Pittsburgh 7-6, New York 6-11 Cincinnati 2-1, Boston 1-3. Brooklyn 4, Chicago 2. Philadelphia 61, St. Louis 3-0. CALIFORNIA STATE LF.AOIE Ventura ft, Fresno 3. the New York Giants. He was then 37. Hal Chase never has been challenged as the greatest fielding first baseman of the past. His baseball talent vas spotted in 1903 while he was a student at the University of Santa Clara and two years later he became a star of the New York Highlanders, the club that later was to be known as the Yankees. His fielding prowess always ov ershadowed his batting and In the years since he ended his ma jor league career with the 1919 New York Giants, memory of his hitting has grown dim. Yet he was probably the best hit-and-run batter of his time and in 1916, the year he made his National League debut with the Cincinnati Reds, he won the batting championship with a .339. Chase's ability as a player en- -Associated Press Wirephoto. South Teams Polo Victors Southern California polo teams turned back Bay area quartets yesterday to win the series, 3-2. The 18 goal Bear Valley lineup nosed San Francisco, 11-9, before 3,000 paid customers at Golden Gate Park Stadium. Los Angeles defeated San Mateo, 7-5, before 1,000 spectators at San Mateo's Beresford Field. Carl Crawford, 48, of Los Angeles, narrowly escaped serious injury at San Mateo when thrown from his mount. The horse's right hoof sliced a deep gash in Crawford's right cheek, but he was released from Mills Memorial Hospital last night after treatment. Crawford, Vic Graber and Bill Gilmore each scored two goals, and Carl Havenstrite one. Fay Humphrey replaced the injured) Bob Crawford. Bob Smith and i Georee Pope counted twice apiece, and Irv Mosely once for San Mateo. Peter Perkins, eight goal star, and Bobby Fletcher whacked in four goals apiece for Bear Velley.l Czechs Gain Third Davis Cud Round PRAGUE, May 18. (AP) Czechoslovakia's tennis team, one of the most formidable on the continent, won the final two singles matches against Switzerland today to capture the second round European zone Davis Cup elimination series, 4-1. Prairue Bolioua Cernik (Czechoslovakia) d. Hans Hounder (Switzerland), -4. fi-3, 6-4; Jaroslav Drobnyt CI d. Jost Spltzer, 6-2, 6-1, 62. Czechoslovakia wins. 4-1.) Paris Marcel Bernard (France) d. 8u-ntant Mlsra i India . 6-4, 6-3, 6-1; Bernard Destremau F) d. Dlllp Rose U), 6-0. 6-1, 6-2. (France wins, 5-0.) Dublin C. A. Kemp (Eire) U. J. Pallada (Yugoslavia), 4-6, 6-1, 6-0. 6-3: J. P. McHale (El ,1. J. Sarlc (Y), 9-7, 6-1, 7-6. (Eire wins, 3-2.) IVarxaiv Tony Mottram (England) A. Wladvslaw Skoneczki (Poland i. 6-4, 6-2. 6-0: Jozef Heoda tP) d. Derek Barton (E). 3-6, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. (EtiRland wins, 3-2.) llrinii'K Philippe Washer-Andre La-erols (Belgium) d. Mahmond Talaat-Marcel Coen (Egypt), 6-4, 6-1, 6-3. (Belgium leads, 3-0.) titled him to recognition among baseball's greats, but his career in the major leagues ended under the cloud of the "Black Sox scandal" and his proper place in the legends of the game consequently never has been certain. Chase was not accused of being involved in the rigging of the 1919 World Series but he acknowledged in later years he had been tipped in advance that the series, in which the Chicago White Sox were overwhelming favorites against the Cincinnati Reds, had been fixed. When the investigation into the throwing of the series started, Chase was out of baseball and back in his native California but was io uui,IB vo w'wi," c" "c .. he first be paid his transports tion and $500 for his time and the inveStigatorS Completed their job without him. Soriano Wins, 1-0 Acorns Drop First Game to Ray Prim By Walter Judge On the eve of their big series with the Seals, the Oaks took over undisputed possession of fourth place In Emeryville yesterday by dividing a doublcheader with the Angels, Dewey Soriano, former Seattle righthander, made a dazzling debut before 13,481 fans who over flowed onto the outfield, by pitch ing a 10 victory in the finale. That was the big one. Coming as it did after the Angels had won the opener, 5-2, it gave the Oaks the series by the odd game. It was the first series Los Angeles has lost and the fourth straight, all it has played, Oakland has won in its home park. SORHNO HELPS OAKS. Soriano, on option from Pittsburgh, proved the kind of pitcher the Oaks need. He throws hard. Pumping a live fast ball in there, he struck out six. His change up stuff was effective, too. Further, it was the first game he ever pitched in which he didn't walk batter. Poor control has plagued him in the past. Maurice Van Robays, who Is stretching and catching the throws around first base like he was born on the bag, batted in the only run. Glenn Crawford blooped one back of shortstop in the fourth and stole second. Van then hit Red Lynn's 3-2 fast ball for a smashing run-registering single. Those were two of the three hits Lynn allowed as he made a bold bid for his second series triumph. Only one Angel got as far as second base. He was Johnny Os-trowski who doubled high up on the left field fence. When he struck out Lou Stringer to end the game, Soriano rushed in and embraced Billy Raimon-di. He was as happy as a high school kid. It was a particularly noteworthy performance since he didnt arrive until Friday after driving across the country. STRINGER BELTS GASSAWAY Stringer wasn't so easy for Charley Gassaway. The best defensive second baseman in the league belted his sixth homer with an Angel on base in the sixth and that put the crusher on Charley. Ray (Pappy) Prim, the forty-ish, graying lefthander, made his first start of the season a winning one. After Stringer's smash he was never in trouble. The runs made off him earlier were unearned. All the Oak fans could do as the innings passed was cheer the fielding of Vince DiMaggio. The guy can still go and get them. Wearing seven league boots, he made nine putouts and some of the liners were labeled extra base hits. Attendance for the series totalled 49,824. Live Oaks. After AH! I.O AXill.KS O.UUM1 Plnver AB.H. O. A. Plaver AB.H. O.A 4 1 5 0 Holder.lf 5 13 0 Scliustr.a 4 0 14! Hmrli' 4 0 2 1 Sauer.rf 4 1 1 Oi Wrkmn.rf 3 0 0 0 Maddrn.lf 4 1 4 01 4 0 5 0 Ostrow.3b 4 1 2 4! Lll!ard.3b 4 10 1 Strngr.2b 4 12 4' 4 19 0 Barton, lb 4 1 9 01 Burnett,2b 4 2 5 2 Malone.c 4 2 2 01 Kearse.o 10 3 1 Prim.p 3 0 0 01 Gssaway.p 2 0 0 1 I LodlRlanl 10 0 0 I W.Hafey.p 0 0 0 0 I Sabol 10 0 0 IT.llafey 110 0 ! Ralmondt 0 0 O 0 Tola's 35 '-'7 1t' Totals 34 6 27 6 Los Anueles 100 022 000 5 Hits 210 023 0008 Oakland 002 000 000 2 Hits ... 021 101 0016 LP Gassaway. E Sauer, Ostrowski. Hamrick, Lilian). R Garriott, Sauer, Os-trowhkl. Stringer. Malone, Holder, Hamrick. HR stringer. 2B Garriott. RBI Mnddern, Llllard, Sauer, Garriott, Stringer 2 SB Saner 2. Barton. DP Ostrowski to Barton. RRF Gassaway 4. SO Prim 2, Gassaway 2, W. Hafey 1. BB Prim 3, Gassaway 1, W. Hafey 3. Time, 2:03. Umpires Powell, Ford and Mazzeo. SWOXD GAME T.OS AMiKI.HS OARS flayer. AB.U.O.A I Player. AB. H.O.A. 3 1 3 (' Holder.lf 2 0 3 0 3 0 4 3 3 0 2 2 Sauer.rf 3 10 01 Ciwfi,2b 3 1 1 a Marshl.lf 3 0 0 0 3 15 0 Otwsl,-l,3b .1 1 0 11 Wrkmn.rf 3 10 0 3 1 JO 2 0 0 10 Strin?;r.2b 3 o i Milard.Sb 1 0 1 n Malone.o 2 0 0 0 'Imondl.c 0 0 7 0 Lynn.p 2 10. I'nrlano.p 2 0 0 0 I Sabol 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 I Burnel,2b 0 0 0 1 Totals 25 5 18 12' Totals 17 3 21 7 Sabol ran for Martin In fifth. Los Angeles 000 000 0 0 Hits . . . 210 110 05 Or lis 000 100 X 1 HltH 000 201 X 3 E- Lynn. R Crawford. 2B Ostrow ski. RBI Van Robays. SB Crawford. RRF Lynn 1. BB Lynn 5. SO Soriano 6. DP Hamrick to Crawford to Van Robays: Schuster to Harton; Striker to Schuster to Barton. Time 1:29. Umpires - Ford, Mazzeo and Powell. Attendance 13,481. Thompson Victor in Lake Merced Golf Dr. Bob Thompson won the Lake Merced Golf Club championship yesterday by defeating Harry Wallach Jr., 3 and 2, over thirty-six holes. In the President's Cup flight Paul Kessinger de- feated Bill Hoelle, 8 and 7, in thir- ty-six holes. Sweepstakes results: c,a(1, A Lt, Kreiger, 77-11 : sandy n9son' 77-968; Dr. Lou sheiton, 75- Clase B Milton Meyer. 89-20 69; Max SESJo! 89-19-70! HsM llolmMl 80" One of Turfs' All-Time Greats, Howard Horse Won $437 J 30 By Prcscott Sullivan At the Mendocino County ranch which has been hi Ihome these many years a great race horse was laid to his last resting place late yesterday atternoon. Seabiscuit was dead. And into the deep pit which the men had been all day digging, tender hands lowered his body and covered it up with the red earth. The men had finished now. And, rubbing their grimy sleeves across their faces, beaded by tears, they turned away. One man remained. With fixed gaze, he looked upon the mound, and, picking up a shovel, he patted it down once more to shape it smooth. "Like losing one of the family," he said. Then Charles S. Howard, too, turned away, his head hidden in the crotch of an elbow. Death had struck at midnight Saturday. And it had come stealthily, as if on tiptoes. There had been no warning illness. Virtually no hint of what was to happen. A few minutes before the stroke of 12, a stable hand had heard Seabiscuit cough. It was nothing, he thought, but he had had his orders. So he summoned Dr. John at the Howard ranch. Doctor Britton, kit in hand, had responded immediately. But there was nothing he could do. ' "Acute heart failure," he said. "It takes a lot of thoroughbreds of this age." Seabiscuit was 14. Once Was Greatest Money Winner Beloved of millions, Seabiscuit was at one time the greatest money winner in turf history. During his seven years of campaigning, ne won $4J7,7d(j m purses a mark which was tops in its day but has since been sur-passed by Whirlaway, Stymie, Assault and Armed. The son of Hard Tack-Swing On started eighty-nine times, winning thirty-three races, running second in fifteen, and third in & ft a , SEABISCUIT AND When the 'Biscuit was champion. t 13. He went unplaced twenty-eight times, mostly as a 2 year old. An unpromising youngster, the 'Biscuit won only five of thirty-five starts in his first year at the races. Mr. Howard bought him for $7,500 as a 3 year old after the bay colt had gone unclaimed for $6,000. At the beginning, they hadn't thought too much of the horse which was to become one of racing's all-time greats. ' Possibly, it was his looks they hadn't liked. Seabiscuit was smallish and not much to look at. But, mister, what a heart he had. And how he could mow 'em down in the stretch! Met War Admiral In Match Race We'll never forget that match race of his with the mighty War ' Admiral. It was at Pimlico in 1938 and we got to see it because we happened to be passing through Baltimore with the New York-bound St. Mary's football team at the time. The East was solidly behind War Admiral and while we had come to root for Seabiscuit, we got the feeling that the California owned horse didn't stand much chance first time we saw War Admiral and the 'Biscuit together. They presented a striking contrast. The Admiral was a proud and handsome fellow, every inch a thoroughbred. The 'Biscuit-well, he reminded you of a guy who had showed up in overalls for a fancy ball. Eastern bookmakers, sure of their champion, offered fantastic prices against Seabiscuit. And eastern millionaires and society dudes, squatting in their clubhouse boxes, chunked it in on the Admiral and counted their wagers as good as won. You should have seen their faces after the race! Seabiscuit didn't have to cut loose with one of his come-from-behind performances. He got out in front and stayed there and won by four lengths. It was a walkaway. And yet, so lightly had the 'Biscuit been regarded that he paid better than two to one in a two-horse field! . Seabiscuit's greatest race, though, was in the Santa Anita Handicap of 1940. Twice before he had failed in the classic "hun-nert grander" failed by a nose each time. Rosemont had edged him out in '37 and the lightly weighted Stagehand had nipped him the following year. They Said He Was Through All chance of winning seemed lost to Seabiscuit when he broke down in 1939. It was predicted then that he was all through. And even if his injury mended he'd be too old to amount to much, people said. The 'Biscuit was out for a year. Then, in dramatic fashion, he came back not only to win the "hunnert grander" but set a track record in doing it. And he packed 130 pounds that day, remember! "No doubt of it," 31r. Howard said, "that was his greatest race." It also was his last. He had achieved his goal. He had won more money than any other horse up to his time. And now a proud and grateful owner would give him his just reward. "Seabiscuit will never raee again," .Mr. Howard promised, and he was as good as his word. The gallant old campaigner was retired to Mr. Howard's Northridge Ranch, near Willits. There he held his court. There he sired more than 100 colts. There he browsed in knee deep clover. There, Saturday at midnight, he died. And there, in a grave dug directly in front of the Howard ranch house, he was burled last evening. . Cromwell Called Dictator for tarring Clubs FRESNO, May 18. They're speaking of Cromwell the dictator here today. Despite the fact that Cromwell's Trojans again proved that they were the greatest traek and field team In the Nation In winning their fifteenth West Coast Relays championship last night, everything being said of the good dean was not complimentary. The great majority of athletes, officials, college and club coaches alike, put squarely on the good dean's shoulders the W. Britton, resident veterinarian AAAww":w.v.W.v,wiW'.' : ....,v.,. . ' . v T-V. v V M i ' v .v i-V ' , - - W.V.: :w.:::: Y.V.'ArV.' A v.vw GEORGIE WOOLF on ltelay Points responsibility for the "beef which resulted In club team points not being counted in last night's relays. The silly part of It Is that the Trojans would have won any way. They were officially credited with a 555 victory, with UCLA second at 42;. Had club points been counted, the result would have been closer, 42 !4 for Troy against 38'i for the Los Angeles Athletic Club, 29 ',4 for L'CLA and twenty-six for the Olympic Club. By HARRY" M. BiAYWARD Hi i

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