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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 8

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, June 22, 1948
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lues. Evening, June 22, 1948 w Logonsport Phgjgs-Tribun»_9 Battle Bomber Favored At 13 To 5 Odds Both Champion and Challenger Rest Before Answering Bell Wednesday Night at Yankee Stadium. NEW YORK, June 22—(UP)— : As Joe Louis and Jersey Joe Wai- j Girls to Face Three Clubs cott loafed about their camps to day, storing up enerRy for tomorrow night's return title fight at Yankee Stadium, Merman Le- vln of the 1'Oth Century club's box j jL ftss ] PS opun Heavy Card ^Vednes- offlce predicted: "TtiR Kate will go close $1.000.000." to a .,. He said more than JGO.OOO worth ...., >'Igrlit Against Ft. Wayne G. Y.. Club at M'liHon. Heading into a hefty three-game schedule booked for this week, the sce , Logan Girls will oppose the Ft. i Wayne 0. E. girls team Wednesday night at the Walton diamond. Walton and Washington town- will open the program in a mlstlc It forecast: "Wednesday | Cflss colm ty league contest. On -•' ' e sa m . of tickets were sold yesterday and 'the demand is simply terrific." Th^ U S weather bureau was, ,, uluu i. .*»•« ---- ..... u-- less erith'uslatic, though not" pessl- j sh!p wll i open the program in m'lstlc It forecast: "Wednesday j Cflss colm ty league contest. _ partly cloudy, quite warm and humid, with moderate south to southwest winds." However the scattered showers forecast for today might dampen tho ardor of would-be ticket purchasers. The sentiment of betting men and xports writers swung more and HporiM »iii.Tjin „. c. heavily toward Louis, sending t.ie price from 12-5 to 13-5 In New York. It wont to 14-S at a butting center In Nowark, X..J. and l'l-» was reported from Philadelphia. This trend contradicted weekend predictions by bookies, who forecast that Increased support for Walcott would hammer down the odds to 2-1 by Wednesday. yijrlitor* Urcak Cnmi> An informal poll of 27 sports writers nt 20th Century headquarters disclosed they favored Louis, " Walcott, the 34- year-old challenger, was scheduled to brnak camp at Grenloch, N J., after flss . Friday night, the local club is slated to battle the strong Ft. Wayne Uliligs at Riverside park. The General Tire club will face Marlon in a Wabash Valley league show at 7 p. m. The lassies are booked to travel to Valparaiso on Sunday night. .,. T Tlio top five batters on the Logan Girls club, ' not Including Sunday's contest are as follows: Jones. .554; "aker, .471: Hllkert, .353; A. Savlni, .320; and Shaffer, ,300. LEADERS uui.wi' tonight and motor Into York. He will remain at a down town hotel until the weigh-in at Madison Snuura Carder, tomorrow. Louis, S:o completed training vostenlay with four rounds o sparring uzainst four mates at AinerJciin leairue Flayer »nrt Club G All B 1C 1'ct. Williams, Bos. Boudreau, Clay. 53 197 55 81 .411 53 198 39 73 .369 50 1S4 2-1 03 .342 Zarllla, St. L. Brown, N. Y. ... 43 15G 24 53 .340 Llndell, N. Y. •• 39 14S 29 47 .318 JTntloniil League , ..„ , „ Minim. St. L. .. 57 221 50 S6 389 „ Lakes, N. J- will break Holmes Boa . ... . IS 191 34 88 .3oC camp at U a. m. tomorrow and Aghburlli p hu . .. 55 227 37 78 .344 drive into New York. I Pnfko, Chi 49 1S2 29 62 .3-11 The champion weighed --i- 5 W esttlake Pitts. 47 151 37 51 .33S pounds yesterday. He expected to 1 ni I ™v«,l O1 Z. trkTYim*- Moose Baseball Club Seeks New Diamond Laurels £*!.* rare 9cl.ncl.ler, Carl McSo«T, Bcrnle Stephen^, and Jake This ..«a themselves this season. Last tn ,.,, to 8tar i°i.t Wt one contest. roSroii let to right: Bob Green, Ted B«t,cr, Imslne., manner KVl.lt to *fet. Bob My Cr8 , Webjlmon,,^^^^ Paces junior Golfers By 13-2 Margin Cardinals Draw First Blood in Series With Bravis; Dodgers Knock Off Pirates.. NEW YORK, June 22—(UP) — Are the Yankees, after disappointing their followers time after time this season finally hitting tho "' ,..»!« 0«, to ,.- went to third on Nippy Jones' single and scored on a single by Del Rice. Ralph Branca ended Brooklyn'* game losinf streak and ex- ed most often around the front today- But there were still some doubts, even ,though the Bombers currently are riding high. They won their fourth straight victory and their fifth In seven starts on a western road trip, 13 to 2, over the league-leading Cleveland Indians last night. ..,.„ time, but bunched , them j for three runs in the first innins as Jackie Robinson hit a two-run double. Hank Sauer hit his 20th homer of the season, tops for both leagues, to give the Reds a 4 In 3 victory over the Phils at Phlla- delphia/The Phils got 13 hits but nu imii.».° .—- -o-- . young Howie Fox bore down when It was an important victory in necessary to score his fourth vie- T-*' -_i *t* J*- nil f tllQ tory. The Detroit-Washington gam* was rained out and there were no other games scheduled. . ir-ne between 214 and 215 tomorrow Walcott, who finished train- Ins Sunday, will register about "when the champ finished his final workout, ho said ho was from 50 to 75 per rent sharper than in December when -he nearly lost hi. title to Walcott. Trainer Mannio Seamon agreed with him. Joe expressed confidence. He gald, "I think I can win. I've a •ways been able to solve a flsnt- or's style the second time I mot Louis repeated his promise to retire after tomorrow night's figftt— "win. lose or draw." Nethercutt Qualifies In Junior Golf Event •Dick Xothercutt, too player on the Berry goif team, finished In the championship bracket of the State Junior Golf tourney during nuallfylnp rounds held Monday at tho Terro Haute Country club. The local golfor shot an 80. He w.is scheduled to moot Jim RIclner, of Greenfield, in his first match today, Ridner fired an SB on his first round. Dick Fitzer. of Walton. failed to nualify in the top bracket when he finished with an SO. Homo Sutler, Rads—20 Kinar, Piratos—19 Keltner, Indians—16 Jluslal. Cardinals—ID DIMagglo, Yankees—15 Kims • Williams, Red Sox—ob Musial, Cardinals—50 Kiuer, Pirates—47 DIMaggio, Yankees—44 Loclcman, Giants—(3 Bnn* Hatted I" Williams, Red Sox— 59 DiMaggio, Yankees—59 Saner, Rods—53 Kiner, Pirates—50 Gordon, Indians—48 Hits Musial, Cardinals—86 Williams, Red Sox—81 Ashburn, Phillies—7S_ Boudroau, Indians—"3 Gustlno, Pirates—71 Byron Nelson To Perform At Dykeman Links July^O «, __i_i.»« KT P Annr * At- ™ L Byr on Nelson, who has captur- den; Charlotte, JJJ'IUIL ilV«-.'W--F ed most of the fog golf tourna ment crowns during his career, will perform at 3 o'clock Tues- dav afternoon, July 20, at the Dykeman Municipal links under the auspices o£ the Cass county Golf club. clinic will be held by Nelson lanta, Ga. Open; and the Phila delphia Enciulrer Open. During | Navy Crew Picked deipnii! JDrfUimi ^* v « — . - [••'• * **•*& r the height ot his career, he won j poUGHKBB psiE, N. Y., June -- consecutive- tournaments ana | 22 ,_(UP)— Navy's seaworthy mid- ._ *™ m ^/\fi 4^n nnfi. — . 1 i_*.^vi ^i-irrti-itne several respects. First off it cut the Indians' first place lead to -H: games. Next it offset the humiliation suffered by the Yankees in their recent home stand when Clovolard won three out of four games and looked at that time like j a runaway pennant winner. i Joe DIMaggi.0. who banged out ; his fourth homer In three games ; (was no more conspicuous in the • attack than Allie Reynolds, who j not only pitched his eighth victory | but got three hits and drove in | four runs. I The Yankees got IS hits. George I Stirnweiss contributing a homer, two doubles and a single and Connie NIarhos getting three singles. Brownies >"osc Out tfacks The backsliding Philadelphia Athletics dropped another game off Brooklyn the pace at St. Louis as the Browns | , u turned in a 9 to S triumph with r ,, 1>nlro MAJOR XATIOXAL ret TBRRB HAUTE, Ind., June 22,— Jr., led 64 (UP)— Norman Dunlap, hometown product, today qualifiers through the opening match play round for honors in the 23rd annual Indiana Junior Golf championship. Dunlap, Terre Haute city junior golf chain)?, fired a par 70 over I . . i.__j_»_»». — jr. »• 4-1i /i rf»mm tT*V Boston Pittsburgh St. Louis New York Philadelphia Luriiuu in. o. v ----- a four run rally In the last of the ninth. It offset a two run drive by the A's in their half of the Inning. The Browns also made 18 Hits Al Zarilla and Sam Dente each made three hits for the Brownies. In the National League, the Cardinals drew first blood Is their important series with the leading Chicago 24 32 81 29 87 24 28 23 AM.ERTCAX I, 28 24 25 26 .527 31 .466 2» .463 34 .4S8 33 .571 .411 Cleveland Now York. Philadelphia Boston Detroit Washington St. Louis .14 S3 33 27 [JUl LI&HV P^' "•"•' ' *• ! Braves at Boston, winning a 1 to i Chicago " . .. —t ._*_ ii-^f± ~t\,P I AO tiuiiac'jvi''*'^' «—— his earnings topped $5 He is now In retirement at his ranch in Roanoke, Va. but he- competes in the Masters' tourney Atlanta, Ga. and the Texas J\ UlllH^ nin "•"- •* - 111. ^\ L i a 11 i.tv, wwt at 3 p m- and an hour later an ex- i Q Nelson continues to take an >,n,in n r, mntp.h over an IS-hole n ., Hv o interest in golf and per- i hlbition match over Today'* Games NATIONAL St. Louis at Boston (N) Pittsburgh at Brooklyn, Chicago at New York (N) Cincinnati at Phlladlphla (X) AMERICAN Boston nt Chicago (N) Philadelphia at St. Louis (N) Washington at Detroit (N) Now York at Cleveland. ruuLo "in "~ -,-„--links. During the clinic, the mer National Open champ wlil show the fundamentals of the awing'demonstrate his points, ami then a qu«tion and answer period •will be held. Members of the team which will play with Nelson in the exhibition round have not been named, but Jimmy Easter, Dykeman pro, probably will be in the line-up, niDitiou nut"." "•-• — active mi.mi.ot. ... = --- route will bo staged at tho city Jn many exhibition affairs, • -"-- "'" """- Sa]e of nearly 2,000 tickets for ££_— ^ U J. } *' "• ' J " " __---- shlpmen became belated favorites in a field of 11 today to win the 46th running of the famed Poughkeepsie Regatta over a. "slow track" which was expected because of a forecast for rain .squalls and an up-the-river breeze. Should the majestic Hudson bo. restored to its customary late after- Dunlap, Terre n.™^ *..... .,— ^^ Le ^ y ,\j Brazlff son-sun- A.- lor golf chainp, fired a par 70 over | ^ io ^ victory over hard- the tricky landscape at the countrj , BOU thpaw Warren Spahn. Indianapolis club here after he had tied four b snapped a six-game j Milwaukee ocue w»- *'^— * •'.i -T-- reBloreci L u ii.» i.,uoi.'-'*"v-* 4f -^-- - ^ the event will begin In the near at the . lrae o£ the Tar- future. They will sell for ?1.20 , (6;45 p _ ^ CDT) , the each, tax included. Arrangements |' n charopi0 n midshipmeu for Nelson's appearance here was i^ uld bo no more highly regarded made by John Carrithers, njern- , he eig . ht . ma n shells from mane uy ju^u "•" • —. than the eis;ht-man shells from ber of the golf''program committee Callfornla) Washington, Cornell and Princeton. UBi "* L«^ e>«** f - - u of the Cass golf club. Joe DiMaggio Takes Over No. 2 Position Boston's Pride, Joe Williams, Skids From Former First Place To Third Spot; Came Scheduled For St. Louis, July 13. CHICAGO— (UD— New returns ! 17.973. ve.terctay save Cleveland Star Lou ! Center Field-DiMagglo. New Boudrcau a firm l.flOO-vote lead In ! York. 2 B .7S2; Hoot Ev,rs, Detroit, vs- Buddy Ro.ar. Phl.a- thn hta ««.t competitor. | delphia 20.S54 : Yogi Berra, New Joo Dl Magglo climbed to th»!iork. IS.Wi. No 2 spot in late returns. The I National Leninic. VftnkecV center fielde- has 25,732 First Base— Johnny MIze. New votes Ted WHltams. once at the i York. 21.321; Eddie Waitkus, Chi- tnn now ranks third with a tally oftgo 16,18,. '.^i w S econtl Base-Red Schoedienst, The balloting will decide the St. Louis 20.613; Eddie Stanley. lineups for the 15th annual All- Boston. 20,147. ™" BETTER GOLF By SAM SNEAD Golfs Great Flayer-Teacher ne Star contest at St. Louis July 13. first, second v positions. *r par LenWe place Third Base—Bob Elliott, Boston. 20,504: Frackio Gustine, Pittsburgh, 19,162. Shortstop—Buddy sttnrti-i-s bv positions. rmsuurs". i?,i»- iniMlcar Lenme Shortstop-Buddy Kerr, New First Base - Goorbe McQunin. | York. 20,114; Peewee Reese, Brook- New York. 19.206: Mickey Vernon, | lyn 1S.7S3. Second Base—Joe Gordan. Cleve-1 Louis, 23,944j Ralph Klner. Pitts- Four-Came Losing Streak Is Broken Indianapolis was back on the victory trail in the American Association today after four succes- CiU LI licit: **j.i*v*. ••*• other youthful shotmalcers medalist honors. Defending Champion Don Far- rlngton, Kokomo; last year's run- nsrup wally Martin, also of Kokomo; Tom Connelly, Terre Haute, and Shelbyvil'le's Herman Cole, all carded 75's for the 18-hole aualify- ing round. But Dunlap uncorked some line golf and a 35 in the playoff to capture medalist honors. Yesterday's Results SATIONAJ. St Louis ••• 000 000 100-1 Boston 000000000-0 Brazle and Rice; Spahn Masi. The 'victory 'snapped a six-game | Milwaukee Boston winning streak. j St. Paul Brazle gave up seven hits, walk- Columbus - -• - Minneapolis Kansas City Toledo 25 22 17 ASSOCIATIOX W 44 40 I, 13 34 26 26 28 32 32 33 Pet .642 .589 .559 .B09 .500 .439 .407 .340 L PCT 24 151 Hr-fj IV fe***^- "1 J U-rf • »•" .....•-•, ed one and struck out three. Spahn gave up only six hits and yielded the lone run of the night la the seventh when Terry Moore walked, Louisville 39 29 3,5 30 32 35 27 38 27 43 2!l 45 .047 .615 .574. .538 .478 • .415 .386 .357 iniirt 19 572-" Bobby Doerr, Boston, I burgh. 20,603. 19121. Center Field-Richie Ashbum, .J,JL~±* Third Base—Oeorge Kell. Detroit. 19.T15; Ken Keltaer, Cleveland. 17.1SS. Shortstop—Boudreau. Cleveland, 26.997; Veru Stephens, Boston, "1374 Left Field—Williams, Boston. 24.- i Left rieia—muiams, uusiu".-.->.- -w.... 52S; Johnny Undell, New York, 119,091. ener — , Philadelphia, 21.SSO; Bobby Thomson, N'ew York, 13,813- Right Fiald— Enos Slaughter. St Louis 22,353; Tommy Holms, Boston. 1S.093. Catchers— Walker Cooper. New York. 21,668; Phil Masi. Boston 'Byron Nelson Nelson is the first "big name" golfer to perform on the local links. He won the National Open in 1939 when he edged out Craig Wood in a 36-hole play-off. He also won the Western Open in that year. The following year he won 'the national P. G. A- crown. Nelson had his big year in 194o. He not only successfully defended his' P. G, A. crown 'but also won the following tourneys: Cana£i£n Professional association; All-Amerlcan tourney ia Chicago; Corpus Christ! Open; New Orleans 2 With an up-hill fairway shot •with wood or Iron, adjust to the situation by taking your usual utance, but bend your left knee just enough so that your hips and shoulders are level when in the address position. This stance will rive you balance and prevent the tendency to tail backward toward the right foot a« you swing. Strive for that feeling of even balance by the above knee adjustment. And if opportunity offers for a few 'practice swings from thi* uneven stance, take them. With an uphill lie and the foot adjustments »s described there is a tendency to hook. If you find this is your tendency, It is best to aim a bit to the right of the intended line to compensate. Until you are accustomed to swinging -from a stance that has this bend In the left knee, vou'll do better if you're a bit conservative and take the back- swing more slowly than usual and start the club down slowly to be sure that you preserve balance. It is better to sacrifice » few yards than mangle the shot by being out oJ position at impact. (Copyright 194S by. John F. DiHe Co.) sive losses. The Indians, pacing the circuit by 2% games, shaded Toledo last night," 5 to 4. It was the leaders first win in more than a week. The Milwaukee Brewers pounded the ball hard for a 14-to-t win over Minneapolis and Kansas City prouhced St. Paul, 10 to 2, in the only other scheduled gainer. junior and Ladies' Tourneys Planned Junior and ladies' golf tournaments are planned for this week at the Dykeman Municipal links, - 000 010 001—2 300 002 OOx—5 Singleton , (8) Pittsburgh . Brooklyn • • Lombard!, w.o--— - • Fitzgerald; Branca and Hodges. Losing pitcher, Lombard!. Cincinnati at e y it was announced Tuesday morn- Philadelphia St. Louis he d 100 201 000—4 7 0 Philadelphia COO 000 300-3 13 0 Fox Gumbert (7) and Lamanno; Heintzelaian, Donnelly (3) and Lakeman, Padgett (S). Winning pitcher- Fox. Losing pitcher: Helntzelman. Home Run:.Sauer. AirEKICAX IEAGHE 111 000 302—8 7 0 200 020 104—9 IS 5 Brlssie. Harris (2) Savage (7) ny Easter, pro. j. Coleman (9) and Rosar. Franks junior tourney will be | (5) . Kennedy. Wldmar (0 Shore , •- morning at the j (9 j and Partee, Moss (9). Wincin,, ., :«rr pitcner , shore, losing pitcher, J. Coleman. New York Cleveland ... v*- -•- — Reynolds and Niarhos; Bearden. Gromek (6) and Began. Losing pitcher: Bearden. Home runs: DiMaggio. Stirnweiss, Robinaon, Washington at Detroit, postponed, rain. 1 by Jimmy Easter, pro. neiu i* cuncav*/ • •city links. On Thursday morning, a ladles' golf tourney will be held following a. demonstration by Easter. Vaughn Bunger and Mabel Thommea are in charge ot the program. PLAY. T03TIGHT Two city Softball league games are on tap for tonight at Riverside park. Pasquale's Truckers will oppose Frey's Quick Service in the opener at 7:15 p. m., and the Muehlhausen Springers are paired 100 402 213-13 S 0 010 001 000- 2 9 2 with the Logan Auto Parts club in the nightcap..Monday night's gamei Remove front whoota «HM! feajwot Kning. htsooct, doon WM! r«fMk front boorlngs. BOOK DOUBLE BUI The National Guard goftball club will oppose the Broadway Methodist club at 7 p. m. Wednesday at Op.n; Pnoenbc, Arizona Open: dist club at 7 p. m. WednMoay « Miami Fla. International Four- Fairview and the Broadway IMLB. Ball tourney with "Jus" McSpa- 1 team In the CAN YOU STOP? P1»T Safe nrlth Firestone BRAKE RELINE Complete brake serrfce for «11 makes of c*ri- fflieel balnncinf Brake adjustment T»e Oar Budget Plan . Convenient Pspnents Arranfed. Fire$tone Store »rt and Uei Hirer Arc- lM»oct brok* Ohock and odd bn*o fH»W »f noo4od. 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