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PAGE >-NAtJOATTJCK KEWB (CONN.). FBIDAY. KPKTL 6, 1951 SCOREBOARD » Boston Has Hatf ield But Mbsed The Real McCoy By IfABBY GKAYSOJf NBA Sports Editor New York— (NBA)—1£ happens evfry spring. t They pick the Red Sox and wait 'or the roof to fall m in September. , ! _ -NOW that Steve.O'Neill.'believes the Bo sU> i Americans h*v»,,, sufficient, j»it£h/ ing, e V"i a the Walt Dropo •care failed to frighten .rMsir ialthf ul.f What' 'olher? =lub r-ould tose * ^22-bitting first feMeman wh o. manufactured 34 home runs batting 'n 1« marker* and laugh it, off? But when »t was first reported that Dropo would be out vwo nonths with a hairline fracture'of his right . wrist, the.Bosox and their, supporters toofeit;Un stride.-; '•' .•••••' Billy Goodman merely wag transplanted ; from right field to first base,-and the band played on. 3ag- o'-BoneaXSoodxifuui 'only, led the league in baiting with .354,. and Ss an improvement over the'six-foot five-inch, 220-pound Dropo in the field. Good news that Dropo's break CATCHES MINOR TROUBLES BEFORE THEY BECOME MAJOR OPERATIONS was nothing more than of pin-point dimensions, and that the Connecti r cut alumnus would be out.no more ;han several days, :»as taken similarly. It wouldn't have made much difference either way, was the attitude. The Back; Bay Millionaires were the choice at this time a, year ago, weren't they, and Dropo was with Louisville, and the pitching one-two, Ray Scarborough and Bill Wight, were members of the White Sox. Connie Mack a couple of years ago remarked how fortunate the Red Sox were in: having a coin- plete Infield of shortstops — 'Goodman, Doerr, Stephens and Pesky. Second Baseman Bobby Doerr was the only/one who had not played position superlatively, and there was little question but that he could. The shortstop is necessarily the slickest playmaker on the premises. Lou Boudreau now gives Stout Steve O'Neill no "fewer than five established shortstops. It appears that Boudreau, free of managerial annoyances, has moved Vern Stephens to third base. That leaves Johnny Pesky in the dugout. Again, what other club has an inflelder like Pesky on the bench? A World Series shortstop, which he was in 1946, with a six-year batting average of -.316. No other club in memory was blessed with four athletes as versatile as Boudreau,- Goodman, Stephens and Pesky. Boudreau has done everything but pitch. Goodman has done everything but catch volunteered to do that when the backstops were banged up. Junior Stephens has played second base kept his potent poke in the Browns' lineup by patrolling left field when an injury prevents.'.! his shortstop- ping. Pesky wouldn't hurt the Bide at second base. Boston's Achilles' heel this trip could be the catching. No Tebbetts, and Batts, Rosar, Evans and Guerra have been around for some time without establishing reputations as clever handlers of pitchers. General Manager Joe Cronin frankly is in the market for a catcher, but • they don't grow in vineyards. The Red Sox have a sixth shortstop in Fred Hatfield, who clouted 37 home runs driving in 101 runs as Birmingham's third baseman last trip. . : .But that doesn't make them the McCoy. They haven't yet failed to find a- new way,to lose. We: 1. /W}Ml Ml «M pKtfef brakes 2. iMMtt wfodiM*M wiptr melon MdUMlH ' J. Impel Mrm MM ten'tattM 4. Ctafk (team* rawriM Mlrw 5. Imptct slttrtnt M* Baton C. InpMt ipinri ted **ck 7. IwpKUirMlif ww and tats; , cMdiprafi8n$ . •. 9, Cluck HhMttsptM >. AlpliM«%kb 1ft. Clncfc HH Ml it* H(Mt All for only $2.95 NAUGATUCK FUEL CO. 87 CHURCH ST. IEL. 523ft fc Resignation Says jimmons, 'laced As New Coach (By United Press) There's a bit of confusion in the 'leveland Indians camp over the tatus of Al Simmons. Manager Al topez insists Simmons tendered his resignation yes- erday, but the'two-time American ..eague batting champion tells a ifferent story. • Simmons says he idn't resign but merely asked for leave of absence. "As far as I'm concerned," says -opez, "Simmons has resigned. His esignation has been accepted. To m<!, that's the end of it." Lopez then announced' that former New York Yankee right-hand- r Red • Ruffing has been named uccessor to Simmons. Ruffing has een working with the Cleveland itchers this spring. "Simmons obviously is a sick man," says Indian General Mana- •er Hank Greenberg. "Ruffing will eplace him." Lopez insists that all Simmons aid is that he was sick and was quitting the team, but refused to say what the nature of the illness was. "I wanted him to find out what he trouble was and then decide whether to quit," says Lopez. "But, he said that he had definitely de- ided to quit and have a complete >hysical checkup." The New York Yankees are uneasy today. They may lose their rookie sensation to the Army. Yes- erday, Oklahoma Selective .Service director Clive Murray said Mickey Mantle was 4-F because of an ankle njury. Later, it was announced hat Mantle must report on April 11 "to verify medical findings which classified him 4-F." It is beloved the re-examination is the result of "poison pen" letters from people who want to know why a freat prospect like Mantle can be classified 4-F. The Detroit Tigers announced today that utility infielder Eddie Lake has been sold, to San Francisco of the Pacific Coast League. Lake refused to take a pay cut this •pring and didn't train with the Tigers. The 34-year-old Lake only appeared at bat seven times last ear. I/EGAL NOTICE The Republican Electors of the Borough ot Naugatuck—' Th4 Republican Electors ot tlic Borough ol NaugatucK.' are requestec to meet in Caucus on Wednesday, Apr!' llth, 1351 at 7:30 p. m., E. S. T. as [ollowii: First Ward — Town Hall Building, Church Street. Second Ward—J. C. Raytkwich. Jr., ollice,' 106'South Main Street. Third Ward—Hop Brook School Gymnasium. Bridge Street. Each Caucus to nominate a candidate tor Burgess, to elect a Ward Committee lor the ensuing two years, and to elect seven delegates to. the Town Convention to be held in the Town Hall Building at S. p. m.. B. S. T., on April llth. 1951. tor the purpose o! nominating candidates, lor the Town and Borough olllces tor the ensuing two years, and' to transact any other bust, ness proper to come before said Convention. Dated at Naugatuck. Conn., April 5th. 1951. Stuart M. Boyd, Chairman REPUBLICAN TOWN COMMITTEE CHINA INN 41 Harrison Ave. Waterbury, Conn Chow Mela To Take Out Family Dinners—Tue» to Frt 11 a. m. to 10 p. m. Sat. 11 a. m. to 12 p m. Sun. 12 a. m. to 12 p. m. noon ' SKILL, m Typing & Shorthand ' Gets Jobs - Holds JoM Send for Information Post Junior College 24 Central Ave, • Waterbury TeI.4-«T7» On Our Team : If you are working in our plant If you own any of our stock • If you have bought any of our products.'.. ? . ^apiaf YOTJ JURE A MJSMBER OF OIJE TEAM United States Rubber Company Nauffatuck Footwear Flint 5QiialitySinc6l843 14 North Main St. Waterbury, Conn. . ^ Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Afternoons ; Free Series At 1:80 Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday -1:-;NI^M»-: •.-.;.. ' .:"•-.. . -;ij; v-Free Skijtas -'At. 7:.SJ0.:...-. -. -. .A different feature each afternoon and Evening ' Spec Shea To Pitch Today In Austin Frank (Spec) Shea will return to the mound today-for the first time since he tore a back muscle in an exhibition game against .Southern California on March 26. He is today's starting pitcher for the Yankees in Austin, Tex ' Cambridge Oarsmen Take First U. S. Practice Session New Haven—Cambridge university's famed 'crew made its maiden voyage in American waters yesterday, but the* workout, for the most part, one. was a comparatively light Adcock Brings In Two Runs For Reds (By United Press) A two-run homer by Joe Adcock, ilus three singles by Lloyd Meriman paced the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 win over the Washington Senators at Gainesville, Fla., in an exhibition game yesterday. Herman Wehmeier pitched the first ;even innings for Cincinnati, and rave up all five .Washington runs. Dodgers 5, Phils t4. The Brooklyn Dodgers edged the Philadelphia Phils 5-4 in 10 innings at Jacksonville, Fla. It's the eventh extra-inning game for the Dodgers in their last nine. It was a single by third baseman Rocky Jridges which scored Pee Wee *eese with the winning fun. The Phils' BillNicholson sent the game nto overtime with a two-run hom- r in the ninth that tied the score at 4-a)l. 7 ire In Stands Ends Crates-Cubs Game The Chicago Cubs-Pittsburgh Pi- ates exhibition game was called at he end of the sixth inning yester- lay in New Orleans 'when fire >roke out and destroyed part of the Pelican Stadium stands. The Cubs were leading, 2-1 when the game was cancelled. A portion of the roof and part of the stairways .in the stadium were destroyed by the blaze. No njuries were reported. Score by nnings: . Pittsburgh 000 100—1 3 2 hicago 001 100—2 5 0 Dempsey, Queen (6) and McCuI- lough; Hillier-and Walker. 107 SPRING ST. UNION CITY TELEPHONE 2651 WESTINGHOUSE TELEVISION a* ..•'.• Gerald's Appliance — New Low Prices — The English visitors must have felt quite at home in the accompanying drizzle as they launched' their shell in the morning • shortly after 10 o'clock in the Housatonic river. Under the ever watchful eye of Coach Harold Rickett, the oarsmen went through a light limbering up drill in the morning session and then stepped up the pace slightly during the late afternoon drill. Most interesting to the American spectators, •who were having their first view ever of an English college crew in American', waters— was the extreme follow through the visitors use. The English style of rowing calls for the crewmen to "row" the oar _out of the Water, which dictates a much further lay- back' following each stroke. American oarsmen take their bar from the. water before the full stroke is completed. Close followers also found the commands of the Cambridge cox, John S. K. Hinde, -unique. To start ] the crew the Americana use the commands, "Ready all... Row." The English version is "Forward all... paddle." The visitors were up at 7:30 o'clock and following their normal procedure they went for a brisk three-quarter of a mile walk which they climaxed with a. 150-yard sprint, and everyone sprints, including Coach Rickett, a -member of the London Stock Exchange and captain of the 1932 Leander crew which 'participated in the Olympics In Los Angeles. They breakfasted with their American counterparts and then rode in special buses with them to Lhe Bob Cook boat house in Derby. The morning drill of almost two hours was designed to limber up rowing muscles the Cambridge men have not used for • almost two weeks when they scored a one- sided triumph over Oxford" and the right to meet the Yale crew here on April 14 and-Harvard and MIT in Boston on April 19. The squad reported again at 4 o'clock and 1 worked for another two hours. Coach Rickett estimated that by tomorrow or. Saturday the squad would have recaptured much of its condition and would be ready for full-scale drills. .-'--• , Yale crewmen, .likewise, about the impending race with ambrldge, got in both-morning and afternoon practice licks. : Although this is the spring recess period for Yale undergraduates, :hey have remained behind for the two-a-day workouts. Work) Unofficial Record Broken By Marshall Of Yale Yale's Johnny Marshall, captured the free style 1500 meter marathon race yesterday in 18:10.8 as the National AAU • -meet opened yesterday in Columbus, Ohio. It was history's fastest mark, breaking the rec6rd set by Hirono- shin 'Furuhashi of Japan Who did it in 18:19 in 1949 in Log Angeles. The new mark won't be recognized is the world record, however, 'because, it was made on the "short course." ','Marshall:finished about 59 yards ahead of teammate Wayne Moore, Bridgeport sophomore at Yale. On his 21at birthday one week •igo,.the Australian churned through ihe 1,500 meter in 18.18.8 in the NCAA championships at Austin, Tex., but he out did himself plgnty .last night. He made the 400 yard mark in '1:19.9, the 700 yard mark in 7:39.7; -he 900 In 9.52.4 and the 1,400 in 15:31.6. In a final spurt, Marshall erased ;all the unofficiala marks in the back. ...•'.. Varied Program Offered In Sport's Night At Y Baseball League Of Grammar Schools To Open On April 18 The Grammar School Baseball League opens" shop on Wednesday, April 18 in the afternoon at 1 3:3C o'clock, Superintendent of Schools Harold E. Chittenden announced today. The' first game will have Hep Brook play Salem on Diamond No 1. -"...,. The use of bicycles at the game is prohibited, the superintendent said, but they can be parked inside the gate near the club house. Equipment will' be distributed to :he schools by George Goodwin, ol the physical education department The season is divided into two lalves, the first will end on May L6, and all games are scheduled to:be finished by 5:45 p. m. State Referees Meet On Fighter Scoring Thirteen members of the state ref- oreeing staff met last night with State Athletic Comsr. Frank Ccrla- nek in Hartford, to discuss the point scoring system now being used in the state. The group tried/to set up a.point scoring system for boxing to enable :he referee to score a; perfect round or as ..close *.o-perfect as possible for 'each contestant. The most points' a! fighter can gain under the present system is five and they are broken down as follows: • 1. Willingness. 2. Aggressiveness. •' •••>. 3. Clean effactive punching. : 4. Boxing skill which includes both timing and the effective .use of both hands. 5. Gamcness, 6. General ring conduct or sportsmanship. A 'report on the commission's decision will be announced in the near future. .- .. Robinson Takes 10- Round Fla. Fight In his. first fight since winning :he middleweight championship Sugar Ray Robinson won a unanimous 10-round decision over Holly Mims, Washington, D. C., last night 'n Miami, Fla. . In the weighing in ceremonies Mims had to drink several glasses of water to qualify for the 160 sound; limit. During the fight the 23-year-old fighter opened up an old cut over Robinson's left eye. The only knockdown was scored Jjr Robinson in the second rouric but Mims was not damaged. The challenger was the aggressor al ;he way.' ' . . . Robinson tried hard for a knockout in the eighth but Mims foughi lisJway'out when cornered againsl tie ropes. In the ninth, a blow Hobinson meant to be a finisher swished off into the air, leavmj :he 'chan-fpion off balance, and looking bad. Red Devils Require Two Wins For Lead 'AfterAwinning" five of the first eight, games the Brooklyn Red 3<svfls needed only one more for a :ie and two more to take over the Wasningrton Jets in the Roller Derby- series at the New Haven Arena. T , The final t'hree games of the New ffayeh ^engagement are scheduled thls-"we'ekend, tonight and tomorrow-> night at 8:30 o'clock, and on Synday afternoon *at'' 2 30 o'clock The Sunday matinee winds up the Elm City stay and the roller skating body blockers then move to'-Cincinnati for a 21-day series. Schedule Has Basketball, Boxing-, Mat Work The Industrial Sports,Night will be held tonight in .the .Naugatuck YMCA starting at 7:30 o'clock. The program is under the chairmanship of Otto Jenson, Fritz Klambt and Wesley Cady. The program is a .varied oVie starting off with a basketball game between, the Hop Brook Hoopsters and the Salem Terriers;' Joo' Triano's Boxing Midgets follow the game. The two girls' basketball teams from the high school, the Co-Eds and the Lassies, ; face each other on the court, after which Wcs Cady and Gene Scranton will present a flying ring exhibition. A ;wrestling : bout, showing the differences between the amateur and the professional ' will be presented. The group is directed by Gene Smith. The program will be completed when the Naugatuck Greys and Chappys Devils tangle in a basketball game. The basketball games will last four 'to five minutes, Mr. Klambt, physical director at the Y, said this morning. If time- permits, dancing will follow the scheduled events. Joe Triano, boxing instructor of the Naugatuck Y, 'made his selections from the boys' boxing class, to perform at the Sports Night. Jimmy Seitzer will meet Edwai^l Rossi in the first bout and Tommy Kopp will be stacked against Mike Churchelow. Instructor Triano mentioned the largest > class is now training with !i'l ooys entered- The -others are Robert Weaving, Edward Weaving, William Rado, Tad Veleckho, Robert St .John, Dana- Fox, Kenneth Sundbury, Kevin St. John, Wayne Cabral, Robert Grenier, George Haigh, Chuck Tower, Tom Donnelly, Joe Furarido, Brien Donnelly, John O'Toole, Jim Mankowich, John Mankowich, Chippy Pichulo, Jimmie Pettit, Tommy Ward, 'George Zonas, Manny Vieiri. The classes are held every Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Jalopies From State Enter Competition This week's standard stock car show promises to be another gala event at the Plalnville Speedway as entries continue to flow, in from top jalopy drivers in the state. George .Lombardp of New Britain is 'scheduled /to appear in the lineup this Sunday^-afternoon. The Hardware City lead.foot.. roared home an easy winner in • the 1st heat and- finished Ji close 'third in the semi-final event last week. Another hot driver entered this week : is Georgie Clark, Meriden's top jalopy .chauffeur. The Silver City ace finished a strong third n both the feature and the first heat. Other top racers signed up for his Sunday afternoon's race meet nclude' -Charlie Brayton, of Bris- ol, Jim Sivigny of Wallingford Stewart Helberg of Hartford, Johnny Roberts of Torringtpn, Don Bassett of Hamden, Jack Coleman of Winsted, Moe Gherzi and Ed Flcm- ke of New Britain and Fred Pilis- tcr of White Plains, N; Y. Post time is 2:30 p. m. ' Little League Plans Annual Banquet Members of the State Little League met in the Legion Home, Cedar street, last night with District Chairman Gerald Stopper as host. Plans for the opening day games scheduled for May .30, were discussed, along with the annual banquet to be held in Middletown on April 16. Principal speaker at the dinner will be Rev. Robert Keating 'of Cheshire. State President Bernard O'Rourke of Middletown and district league presidents attended the meeting. 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Rubber took the ead in ,the first game and won 14-1: jut Chase took the second game in anpyertime, 16-14, and took the nex AVO with little trouble, 15-16, and 15 LO. The Chase victory places it in ftc State "Y industrial championships to be hc.ld April 26 in New Haven. SHOVELING IT IN—A Chinese prisoner is happy with his makeshift mess kit—a G.I. entrenching tool. The young Red was captured near Chunchon, Korea. (NEA-Acme photo by Staff Photographer Bert Ashworth.) (ES Wt HAVt IT...8IC PICTUttS OH * (KAH SOCHI PCJLI H. Sinv . . ,. Bette DAVIS Barry SULLIVAN PAYMENT!! • •-: '-- ON • •*• DEMAND Jane COWL • fruut DK — - 2n« HIT • UW of the BADLANDS Jim HOIJ . Im HXOH Fifty-seven percent of last year's fatal aceiden'ts occurred during hours of darkness. ALCAZAR Cont. 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