The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on May 19, 1952 · Page 8
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fl % I& &|v —THE BAYTOWN SUM, MONDAY, MAY 19, 1952 •>; Rain Doesn't Spring Drills GREELEY, Colo. —(U.E)— The six ;:•% By CARL LUNDQUIST NEW YORK (UP)— Bucky Harris can't tell any more who will be in his starting lineup until after he meets the morning train, but the little boss of the Washington Senators was making a fine bid for manager of the year honors today with players who have just come over from other clubs. The Senators were the American League's "best bet" to finish last in the pre-season calculations, but now it looks as if they not only could stay in the first division but battle some of the contenders right to the finish. Harris, whose proudest boast is that "I never finished last in 28 years as a manager in the big leagues," now has his Nats in second place and hustling for a chance to overtake the leading Cleveland Indians. The team appears to be much stronger than at the start of the season after deals in which he got outfielders Jackie Jensen and Archie Wilson, and pitcher Frank Shea from the Yankees, outfielder Jim Busby from the White Sox, and pitcher Lou Sleater and infielder Fred Marsh from the Browns. Sleater was his newest hero. The left bander had a sorry record INDIANAPOLIS —(&£)— A low- slung diesel-powered car of 'a •revolutionary type that was almost bumped fro.m the field two years ago Monday rated the coveted pole position in the 36th annual Memor- Sfop Races schools in the Rocky Mountain before No. i and^end?? E Conference will no Icnger have ball s«*crm v^*_. .. «K! * A 'I I Confer £A T A* V PflMJn&nri spring football practice, and they f\l /\t I wYT IJ^VafW ran , t Jay in post-season bowl ball season before X 4 for NCAA and NAIfi' Some 1600 fans sat through a drizzling rain yesterday at the Arrowhead Park Speedway stock car races to watch Cecil Elliott win almost everything in sight. Elliott, who had copped the feature and one heat at another track can't games. The annual conference meeting here Saturday voted to cut down on football activities, and also decided to give freshmen per of this Gavilan 10-4 Favor '. To Beat Ralph P. C. Gaines of otate welterweight c Ian of New York the night before, set a sizzling pace *, v.,. >_•**...%.- -- 7. iT~ •"••* *-v4.n. *uieQ atu ' at Arrowhead. He won a heat, College, president of the confer- 10 to 4 favorite Monday'if 1 _ " - r.~,,-nnoA fho nour akhtaHr* feat New 'P'ncfl-i^J j * *S match race and the big 25-lap feature. H M Ia * ence, announced the new athletic feat New code Representatives of all six holder grizzly R a ] p h The match race pitted all the schools in the conference adopted ^ Ov \ d{ f"" jf Monday for the past six the new rules. Members are Men- tiue w-rouna bout. tana State, Idaho State, Colorado ^ Handlers of the Cuba Jackie La vine' Here's how she wins so many aquatic speed tesfs. ial Day 50-mile Indianapolis mo- w jth the Browns, winning only one tor speedway race. Popular Freddie Agabashian, the eiender, curly-haired ' Californian with the big grin, grabbed the advantageous spot in the first row when he blazed around the famous brick and asphalt oval in record-shattering time just before the time trials ended Saturday. Despite a strong cross-wind, he urged the yellow and red oil burner through the four-lap, 10-mile test at an average speed of 138.010 miles an hour. His first lap was 139.104 MPH. Both times eclipsed the marks set by pint-sized Walter Faulkner of : Long Beach, Calif., last year of 136.874 MPH and • 138.122 MPH, respectively. Another, less speedy, diesel blazed the way for Agabashian's record-breaker two years" ago, barely squeezing into the field. However, the performance encouraged the Cummins Co. of Columbus, Ind., to build a new one. Agabashian never got above 135 MPH in the new car before Saturday's record-breaking dash. But he was confident before the trials that he could do better. Only seven cars qualified over the weekend, and Sunday was a complete loss when strong winds and rain cancelled the trials leaving 2fi positions open to a field of about 60. HEAR game while losing nine last "season. He lost his only game with them this year, but Harris still liked him and; thought he had a potential as a winner. In fact, Harris was willing to give up a steady veteran infielder like Cass Michaels to make the deal. In Sleater's first start Sunday, he . vindicated Bucky's judgment. Sleater pitched a solid tight-hitter to top White Sox ace Saul Rogovin in a duel. 2 to 1. Washington made both of its runs in the first inning en Jensen's single and steal, Mickey Yemen's double and Pete Runnell's single. Thereafter Sleater protected the margin. Chicago rebounded to win the second game, 6 to 4, breaking loose with four runs in the first inning on a pair of two-tally homers by Al Zarilla and Eddie Robinson. The slpit left Washington 2^ games behind Cleveland which also divided its doubleheader, winning a 6 to 0 decision behind Mike Garcia's nine-hit pitching aft^* Bobby Shant' of the A's took ihc opener, 2 to 0 with a three-hitter. The Browns topped the Yankees, 4 to 3, when Clint Courtney singled with the bases loaded in the ninth to give them their third straight triumph in the final inning. But the Yankees put on a home run spree to win the second game, S to 1. Boston topped Detroit, 7 to 4, on the margin of Vernon Stephens' three-run homer. The Dodgers moved half a game ahead of the idle Giants in the National by defeating the Cubs, 7 to 2, oh four hits, two by Preacher Roe, who won his fourth straight game. The Cardinals edged Philadelphia, 4 to 3, as Gerry Staley became the first hurler • in the majors to win seven games. The Pittsburgh-New York and Cincinnati-Boston double headers were rained out. REGARDED as'almost a certainty to win a berth with the United States Olympic swim team is Jacqueline (Jackie) Lavine, 23, of Chicago. One hundred yards free style champ three times, Jackie holds the American record for that distance. She's also won many 220 and 440-yard events. Photos 1 at right show the technique which has made her one of the top swimmers of her time. (International) ms --•t I.-*-'-- -r- RALPH TELL ' "WHY i AM RUNNING FOR ; ; GOVERNOR" : Honda MAY 19th 9:00 P.M. 950 ON YOUR DIAL for by HaJpb Yajboronsh) Cecil Elliott was the big winner at the Channelview Speedway stock car races Saturday night, copping the 25-lap feature and. the third heat race. He also placed second in .the trophy, dash -after losing a wheel on the last lap. A crowd of around 1500 saw plenty of action in the feature when Vic Bauche flipped his car on' the north turn. Fortunately, Bauche was not injured. The first heat also provided some excitement. Three drivers— Sandy Harris, Bill Griswald and Williams — were disqualified for cutting across the infield. However, Griswald and Williams came back to finish second and third, respectively, in the consolation steeplechase. :£he results: .First Heat—li Bob MJlner; 2) Quentin Steinman; 3) Sill Lang. Time 5:01. Second Heat—1) M. J. Burton; •2) Dick Valentine; 3) Don Burton; 4) Jim Smith.Time 5:11.7. Third Heat—1) >Cecil Elliott; 2) Doc Cossey; 3) Bill Biumrick; 4) George Nash. Time: 4:57.8. Trophy Dash—) M. J. Burton; 2 Cecil Elliott; 3) Doc Cossey; 4) Bob Miller. Time: 3:08.2. Consolation—1) Buddy Tilotta; 2) Bill Griswold; 3) Wflylie Williams; 4) Bill Childers; 5) Boots Hanson. Time: 6:21.3. Feature—1) Cecil Elliott r 2) Bill Griswold; 3) -Joy Welk; 4) Bob NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y.—41P*— Slammin' Sammy Snead added 33,000 ,to his bank account Monday for a resounding victory in the Palm. Beach Round Robin golf tournament and announced he'll pass up the next stop on the tournament trail, the Colonial Open at Fort Worth. S_nead, who withstood a terrific finish by Gary Midcilecoif to win the Palm Beach Sunday by just two points, will return home to White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., because his wife is expecting their second child. But Middlecoff, the Memphis, Term.; dentist who stole Snead's thunder on the final round by gaining 12 points, anncuncd that he'll be going on to Fort Worth for the playing opening Thursday. Middlecoff won the Colonial title last Ssn Francisco 49ers Hay Be Put Up For Sale SAN FRANCISCO (IK—Tony Morabito, advised by his doctors to give up his interest in the San Francisco 49ers, was in the market Monday for a buyer of his pro' fessional football team. Morabito confirmed a report that the 49ers may be put up for sale. He said his doctors recommended he "take it eas3'" following a recent heart attack.;He said he may either unload a great percentage of the stock or sell it outright. feature winners weeks against each other. Other winners were Willie liams, Tommy Mangum, Neil Lang and Bill Childers. The results: First Heat Race (10 laps)—Cecil Elliott,'''Neil. Lang, Bill Blumrick, Buddy Racklev. Time, 3:53.08. Second Heat Race UO laps)— Willie Williams, Sonny McDaniel, Joy Welk, Bill Childers. Time, 3:44.08. Third Heat Race (10 laps)—Tommy Mangum, Boots H a n s e n , George Nash, Johnny Rowe. Time, 3 "29 93 Trophy Dash (8 laps) — Neil Lang, Sonny McDaniel, Buddy Rackley, Joy Welk. Time, 2:48.32. Winners' Match Race (8 laps)— Cecil Elliott, Tommy Mangum, Bill . Blumrick, Buddy Rackley. Time, 2:43.04. Consolation Race (15 laps)—Bill Childers, Buddy Rackley, Bruce January, Sonny Harris, Sandy Harris, Bob Miller, Johnny Rowe, Bill Griswold. Time, 5:34.05.' Feature Race (25 laps!—Cecil Elliott, Joy Welk, Tommy • Mangum, Sonny McDaniel, Boots Hansen, Neil Lang, Bill Childers, Bill Blumrick. Time, 8:44.18. Destruction Derby, First Heat (5 laps)—Tommy Shiflet; second heat—Bill McCreary. Sonny Grey. WS1- Mines, Colorado College, Colorado have made sure ZaneUi, j State 'and Western State College. land champ in the The new code prohibits spring adding ^ ^~ football practice and eliminates year boxing career. Ti •bowl game participation by pro- camp insisted Zanelli hibiting games after the first Sat- minimum of 148 pounds%» urday after Thnksgivmg. the 147-pound welterweightt!1 ctory ings t ' S ~!ea< give ppen n frng G >& i and h $60. to $2000. Auto — SIGNATURE — Furniture SAVE MONEY — LOWER PAYMENTS NO BROKERAGE OR HJDDEX CHARGES ENDORSERS REQUIRED . . . 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Staley had a shutout until Willie Tones hit a three-run homer in thp •ninth. Church League Softbai! Games Are All Church League so f thai" games scheduled tonight on tli Lee diamonds have been pott poned because of wet grounds. The games \vil be played at ; later date. Next Friday's regruic- schedule will t>e followed. riarn ror California State Tifie BERKELEY, ; Calif. (TP5—California tennis champion Art Larsen, cocky porlside swinger from Lan Leandro, felt satisfied with his fine court condition Monday alter lifting the state crown from, his frequent foe, Herbie Flam. It took the eccentric blond 2 hours and 42 minutes of strenuous 'ennis before he could defeat Flam, of Beverly Hills, 12-10, 9-7. D-6, 6-4, Sunday. year. ;Snead, who now has notched five | victories on the tourney trail this year, said that his next appearance would be in. the \Vesiern Open in St. Louis, May 29 to' June 1. Snead v.-as not particularly happy over his Palm Beach -victory— he disgustedly called it "the worst I've ever played to win a tournament." Under the complicated, scoring, in this meet, each player in the 16-man field played five rounds- playing in foursomes and, meeting every. : other player once. In each round, he received "plus" or "minus" points according to the number: of strokes he was ahead of or behind each rival. Snead headed into the final round with a "plus 57 score," while Middlecoff had "plus 43." Snead finished with that 57 points, while Middlecoff came roaring up to finish with 55 points. Llc3'd Mangrum of Chicago came in third with 34 points. Claude Harmon was fourth in the round-robin with plus 21, and Jim Ferrier was next with plus 17. MONEY COMES BACK FLINT, Mich. (IP—Mrs. Florence Schneider doesn't believe in ill winds. A strong gust blew 78 one dollar bills out of an envelope shr was holding. 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