PAGE 2—NAUGATUCK MEWS (CONN.), SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 1951 Shea On Hill Against Nats In First Test Of Season Retire News Trophy Frank Shea will be on the mound for the New York Yankees , this afternoon when they take to the field .against the Washington Nationals in Griffith Stadium. The Nats will be the first v Ameri- caa League opposition Shea has faced this year. One week ago today, Frank beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in an exhibition tilt;. The Naugatuckian was purchased last Sunday from the Kansas City club of the Tankees' farm chain. Shea was sold to the minor league club last season when arm trouble, which had bothered him for two seasons failed to clear up The year before, Frank was farmed out in mid-season to Newark, then of the International League. In 1948 he won nine and dropped 10. Shea was one of the shining lights in the Yanks' pennant winning 1947 team. He won 14 and dropped five over the regular season. In the World Series, he copped two tri- umps, and also won the annual All- Star game. J*HTHE SCOREBOARD')* Indians Tired Of Playing Second Fiddle To Yanks By MARRY GKAYSON NEA Sports Editor ..New York—(NEA)—A half dozen big major league clubs trained in the Pacific southwest. But for all the attention they at- traced, five of them might just as well have conditioned elsewhere. The Yankees swiped the performance, further demonstrating to the opposition how great they really are. Capitalizing on the New York Americans' first invasion of the wild and wooly west, concessionaires loaded the parks with Yankee caps, bats, pennants, sketch books and whatnot. The name Yankees was all the Indians, White Sox, Browns, Cubs and Pirates heard, even when the Bombers performed elsewhere. "Get your Yankee -world championship this or, that," shouted hawkers, strolling thrpugh the stands. Cubs, White Sox and Pirates have trained in California since" the early 1920s. The Giants quartered in Los Angeles in '32-S8, in Phoenix the four years preceding their switch to St. Petersburg this spring. The Indians have spent five springs in Tucson. The Browns have trained in southern California before. So have the Athletics. But when the Yankees hit Los Angeles, a newspaper headline screamed: "Big League Baseball Comes to Los Angeles for the First Time." There was a gala homecoming for Casey Stengel in Glendale another for Joe DiMaggio in San Francisco. Even Branch Rickey, in his new role with the Pittsburgh club, couldn't talk the Yankees off page one. So the Yankees finished the training season with a new official record of 278,880 admissions, 130,000 in 12 games in California. Casey Stengel's swaggering stalwarts moved into San Francisco Seals' Stadium on a Friday iiight, left their trunks; in the visitors' clubhouse, there for the next two days, while they played in Oakland across the bay. That leffeio. room for the Indians, -who were alternating with them so the Cleveland athletes had to dress in their hotel rooms downtown, and travel to the park in monkey suits. The Yankees came first as usual. The Indians, especially, are sizzling at .the fuss made about the Yankees while they practically were ignored. The Tribe feels that it has run second to the Yankees long FLOWERS For All FL.OWEBS TEUEGRAISDED EVERYWHERE MELBOURNE'S FLOWER SHOP 120 BtJBBER AVENUE TeL 5215 Weary Building Nanratuok. Conn. enough. New York is the only club that has beaten Cleveland in a seasonal series the past three years, and the 14 to 8 count last trip was the difference between them. The Bombers prevailed 1 to 10 in '49, by the same margin even when the Indians won their first pennant in 28 yearn in a playoff in '48. Al Lopez, hopes to do something about this. That's not the least reason why he brought .in Charley Ruffing as a coach and George Stirnweiss was purchased as infield insurance. Red Ruffing was in seven world series with the Yankees, and wasn't exactly pleased when there was no place fo rhira in the organization at the end of the pitching road. Stirnweiss was in three world series with the Yankees. Rufus the Red Ruffing and Snuffy Stirnweiss won't say. "If we hustle, we can finish third " They're Yankees, and will shoot for the works, just as Joe Gordon did while he still . had somethin" left in '48. James Sweetman Will Direct Minor Loop A meeting of the Little 'league District Five officers will be held Monday night at 8 o'clock in the Peter J. Foley League clubhouse, Scott street, it was announced by President Gerald Stopper. ., Plans for the Little League baseball clinic to be held here by Mickey McConnel], of the U. S. Rubber company, in June, will be discussed. It was also announced that James Sweetman will direct the Peter J. Foley Minor League this summer. The league operates in the morning, A work session will be held at the Stadium on Sunday, and the directors would appreciate the efforts of anyone who could help out. SCHOLASTIC BASEBALL Torrington 11, Wilby 3, Southington 16, Windsor 7. Litchfield 21, Junior Republic 2. Arlington 6, Regional 3. Thomaston 2, Bethel 0. New Milford 6, Newtown 1. Branford 6, Seymour 2. Wilbur Cross 11,. Notre Dame 3. Springfield Tech 13, Hartford 3. Wethersfield 15, Plainville 4. Wilson 5, Newington 5 (tie). Stafford 4, Tourtelotte 3. Stamford 7, Warren Harding 1. Fairfield Prop, Stables 3. Milford 12, Derby 3. WABXIJfG The Selectmen and the Town Clerk of the Borough of Naugatuck will hold sessions for the purpose of examining the qualifications ol Electors and admitting to the F-'ectors Vote those who shall be found qualified to become Electors In the saifl Borough ol Naugatuck. All sessions will be helfl In the Court Room, .Town Hall building. Church Street. Naugatuck, and will be held on the following dates: Saturday, April 14. 9 a. m. to 8 p. m.; Tuesday, April 17. 5 p. m. to 8 p. m.; Wednesday. April IS 11 a. m. to 2 p. m.; Thursday. April 19, 5 p. m. to S p. m. ; Friday, April 20, 1 p. m. to S p. m.; Saturday, April 21, 9 a. m. to 8 p. m. All Naturalized Citizens must bring their Citizenship papers-to qualify. There will be a special session held on Saturday, May 5, from 9 a. ra. to 5 p. in., to admit those wno shall have reached their 21st birthday or have established residence oi one year in the State of Connecticut and six months in the Borough of Naugatuck alter Apri] 21, 1951, and for no other purpose. SOPHIE DETHLEFSEN MARY GALESKI CATHARINE NARDELLO Selectmen of the Borough of Naugatuck, Attest: RAYMOND J. ST. JOHN Town Clerk. Ford factory reconditioned motor installed complete with new clutch $185 ^ PRICE • Oil • Gaskets • Exchange Oil Pump • Clutch Plate INCLUDES Throw Out Bearing Pilot Bearing Lower Hoses Clutch Disc Extra charge for blocks with visible cracks or,aluminum heads. Credit Terms Arranged The Naugatuck Fuel Co, Ford Dealers Since 1931 Magnates Alarmed Over 41 Per Cent Attendance Drop By-JOE WIMER NEA Special Correspondent Los Angeles — (NEA)— Talk in California of a third major league has ended for the time being. In its place, the Pacific Coast League is trying. to account for s. frightening 42 per cent drop in attendance for the first two weeks. The problem is all the more puzzling because television is no longer a factor. Bill Veeck says the circuit is to blame. "So much of a holler about a third major league has been made that Pacific Coast League fans now believe, incorrectly, that their favorite teams play inferior baseball," asserts the former Cleveland owner-showman. This beblief by San Francisco customers easily might have been strengthened when Lefty O'Doul's Seals lost their first 13 games. BIG-LEAGUE EXHIBITIONS League President Clarence Rowland attributes the big drop to an over-abundance of major-league exhibition games, especially those played by the magnetic Yankees on their first trip to the far west. Triple A baseball was an anti-climax after the world champions. Pants Rowland last winter led the fig-ht to have video' curtailed. The economic situation has changed. There was no war in Korea a year ago. Budget-conscious patrons say prices — $1.80 for a box seat — are too high. There isn't enough left after buying 80-cents-a-pound hamburger. Fred Hall, who makes a living showing sports patrons to seats, attributes the slump to baseball's policy of making players be gen- Clemen. "A player must wear kid gloves," he observes. "If he gets into a aeef with an umpire,'he's heavily fined, or worse yet, suspended." Other sports, particularly wresting, get right down to elementals. A contestant is either a, hero or leel, acts accordingly. MAT AND COURT DRAW This pays off. The night Fred Haney's Stars opened the home Hollywood season, only 1804 people were in the stands, Crosstown, at Los Angeles' Olympic Auditorium, a turnaway crowd of 10,400 rushed to se^ the grunt .and. groan- It isn't the weather, either. The Harlem Globetrotters lured 31,000 into the Pasadena Rose Bowl for a basketball' game with the College All-Stars. It was a foggy Monday night, too. . • By contrast, Philip K. Wrigley's Angels played before a total of 19,545 persons in their first six home games in Los ..Angeles, a league pivot. -V There was no encouraging note until the Portland and Seattle clubs - opened in the. north in the first three-game series of the third week. Inflated cost of operation makes it - an absolute necessity for the magnates to figure out a method to hypo attendance. But how? That's the pay-off question.- For the third consecutive jear, the Naugatuck Chemical, team won the championship of the JJaii- gatuck Industrial Council League. They also, retired the Naugatuck News Trophy. The award will be made tomorrow night at this league's banquet at Holland House, Watertown, by News, editor, Joseph P. Donahue. Members of the winning team are, left to right, first row: Edwin Barrows, Jr.,' Fred Gallucci, Capt. Wilfred Taylor, and Aldo Pista- relli. Back row: Fred Wurten'- berg, Daniel Volpe, Louis Triano, and Frank Marello. Trophy shown in photo is American League award. (Montanari Photo) Shooters Oppose Firearms Bill For Washington, D. C. Vigorous opposition is being raised by rifle and pistol clubs throughout the country in regard to a bill on firearms legislation ::or the District of Columbia. The Naugatuck Rifle and Pistol Club, Inc., plans to join forces with other clubs in opposing the measure. Federal Bill H.R. 3586' provides that any person, wishing to purchase a pistoi must first obtain a permit from the chief of police, to make the purchase. Before such a permit is obtained, the person's photograph and fingerprints must be on file for a year. While the bill actually concerns only the District of Columbia,' club members expressed the view that Washington bills are looked upon as models for. other cities, .and such a bill is a violation of- civil rights. The purpose of the bill is "more effective prevention, detection • and. punishment of crimes." The- National Rifle association, an organi- sation of 350,000 shooters, says that purchase permits will not be effective in depriving criminals of firearms. The Naugatuck group has urged its members, and all shooters to aid in defeating the bill. Rep. James T. Patterson is a member of the House Committee on. the District of Columbia. Protests May be voiced by writing to Mr,'Patter 7 son at the House Office Building, Washington. COLLEGE BASEBAIX AIC 7, Connecticut 3. Springfield 5, RP 1. Trinity 7, Norwich 1. Colgate 4, West Chester 2. Lafayette 7, Delaware 5. Hofstra 19, lona 2. Long Island 16, Rider 4. Northwestern 9, Iowa 3. Illinois 3, Michigan 2. Wayne 15, Kalamazoo 4. Mississippi 7, Tulane 4. Purdue 4, Illinois Wesleyan 4 (tie). Indiana St. 4-3, Valparaiso .3-16. Clemson 7, The Citadel 6. N. C. State 13, Davidson -7. East Carolina 8, Elon 0. Miami (Ohio) 7, Dayton 0. Ohio State 10, Minnesota 9. Indiana 6, Notre Dame 5. W & M 7, Virginia Tech 0. Kentucky 13, Centre 0. Camp Lejuene 7, Jacksonville NAS 3. Lehigh 5,. Bucknell 3. — Official state flower of Tennessee is the iris. OUT OUR WAY BY J. R. WILLIAMS Earley-Cesario Scrap Heads Monday Night Center Card Waterbury, April 21 — Promoter Tony Paoli hopes to givn the winner of , Monday night s Charley Earley—Johnny Cesario night round bout a chance to face Ralph Zanelli, of Providence, in a New England title contest here this summer. Earley, the -Brooklyn, N. Y. Negro 147 pounder who scored a disputed decision over Tommy Ciarlo here several weeks ago, will be meeting the former New England welter and middleweight king Monday night.-Cesa.rio held both titles. - Now on a comeback, Cesario is making his home in Hartford after moving from Boston. Paoli will attempt to show Zanelli here this summer in one or two bouts, according to present plans of the Waterbury promoter. Irish Pat Mallane, sensational Naugatuck lightweight, will appear in the.semi-final bout Monday night against a suitable opponent. Three semi-pro contests will round out the card along with a four .round pro offering. The first bout Monday will start at 8:30 o'clock. .Popular prices will prevail. AMERICAN LEAGUE Yesterday's Results Washington 5, New York 3 (1st) •Washington 8, New York 4 (2d). Chicago 5, Detroit 0. Philadelphia -6, Boston 3. Cleveland 4, St. Louis 1. THE STANDING W. L. Pet. Washington 4 0 1000 Chicago.. 3 o 1.000 Cleveland 3 o 1.000 New York 2 2 .500 Philadelphia i 2 .333 St. Louis o 3 .000 Detroit ..........;.. o 3 .000 Boston o 3 .000 Todays Games, Pitchers (Last Year's Records) Detroit at Chicago' 2:30 p. m.— Ndwhouser (15-13) vs. Kretlow (00). St. Louis at Cleveland 2:00 p. m. —Garver (18-18) vs. Lemon .(23rll). New York at Washington 2:30 p. m.—Shea (0-0) vs. Bearden (4-8). Philadelphia at Boston 2:00 p. m. —Hooper (15-10) vs. Stobbs (12-7). NATIONAL LEAGUE Yesterday's Results Brooklyn .7, New York 3. Boston 2, Philadelphia 1.. St. Louis 5, Chicago 1. (Only .games scheduled.) BAH WITH QUEST-RANCH INS' TAKE IM ONE GUEST AM 1 MD'RE WITH ' LET ME TRY FT,' "AAAV I TRY TH«T7" ' THE COWLESS COWBOYS THE STANDING W. L. Pet Pittsburgh 2 0 1.000 Chicago 1 2 1 .667 Brooklyn 2 1 .667 Boston 3 2 .600 St. Louis i i . 500 New.York- 2 3 .400 Philadelphia i 2 .333 Cincinnati .; o 3 .000 Today's Games, Pitchers (Last Year's Kecords) • Brooklyn at New York 1:30 p m —Van' Cuyk (1-3) vs. Jansen (19- Boston at Philadelphia 2:00 p. m —Bickford (19-14) '• vs. Roberts (20- Pittsburgh at Cincinnati 2:00 p m.—Chambers (12-15) vs. Fox (118). . • ' • ..Chicago at St. Louis. (9:30 p m night)—Rush (13-20 vs. Brecheen. GAVILAN WINNER Bolo-punching Kid Gavilan of Cuba defeated Aldo Minelli of Italy, in a 10-round decision at Madison Square Garden.. The decision drew a chorus of boos from the crowd. NIGHT BLINDNESS Lack of vitamin A is believed a .cause of hight ; blindness. VETERANS Theresa. TIME OMIT ON. G. I. Training. Register for June 25 Term. POST JUNIOR COLLEGE 24 Central -Aye. Tel. 4-8772 Wafcernury Washington Smacks Yankees Twice 5-3, 8-4; Red Sox Lose The New. York Yankees, who didn't- have any trouble with the formidable Boston Red Sox, took it on the chin twice from the not too highly regarded Washington Senators yesterday afternoon and night. The Nats took advantage of the generosity of wild man Tommy Byrne in the opener, and eked out a 5-3 verdict. In the nightcap, rookie Torn Morgan went' along fairly well for the Bombers until the fifth frame, when a * Nats', barrage sent him to the showers and took the game 8-4. Don Newcomb's five hit job enabled the Brooklyn Dodgers to trip the New -York Giants 7-3. The huge righthander, after a shaky'start, was the complete master over the-New Yorkers. The Philadelphia Athletics, behind the four hit pitching of Alex Kellner, 'beat the .Boston Red Sox, and .Mel Parnell, 6-3, at Boston. • The Sox jumped on Kellner for a pair of runs in the first inning. Another run in the fifth was all the scoring they could muster the rest of the way. :Bob Feller won his first game of the young season for .the Cleveland Indians with a five-hit; 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Browns yesterday. . Veteran Randy Gumpert held the Detroit/Tigers'to three hits, as the Chicago White Sox defeated Red Rolfe's boys 5-0. In the only other National League tilt scheduled, the St. Louis Cardinals beat '.the Chicago Cubs 5-1. FARMED Jim Pi-er.sa.ll, Waterbury, former Leavenwortti. High school baseball and basketball .star, was farmed out last night by the Boston Red Sox. Piersall, a : 21-year-old outfielder, was optioned to the Louisville team. Ha played with the Kentucky outfit last year. The action was taken to permit the Waterbur- ian to play regularly, and improve his hitting. WASTE OF FOOD Washington — An average American family throws away 400 pounds of food every year. 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