Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on February 28, 1952 · Page 19
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Phone 4600 for a WANT AD Taker EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MO., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1952 ^Yogi'Believes Bob Pence Still Leading Spas Scoring With 130 Points Without ' Joe' ^By The Attoclated Prc*t) ST. PETERSBURG. Fla.—v., Yogi Berra, the most valuable player in the American League last year came up with a prediction today— hU New York Yankees are going to year win the pennant again this even without Joe DiMaggio. "We needed Joe last season," said the Yanks' catcher. "He was an inspiration and still a great player But I, believe we're going to make it without him now. Why? Because we're going to have a pitching start that isn't going to get tired. I figure we'll have seven starters.' Yogi listed Vic Raschl. Allle Reynolds. Ed Lopat, Tom Morgan, Jim McDonald, Johnny Sain and Bob Kuzava, with the notation that the last two probably would be mostly In relief. usec ' SARASOTA, Fla.—OT—Hampered by a soggy diamond so far this week, manager Lou Boudreau today hoped to put his 24 Boston Red So* pitchers to work. He fears several of them have become slightly rusty, Boudreau planned to have all of them throwing in batting practice during the remainder of the week. He"; will delay .the intra-squad practice games until Monday, when he expects all hands, including Ted Williams, will be available. Williams notified general manager Joe Cronln that he would arrive here within a few days. Recalled as a Marine flyer, Williams is, expected May 2. to go on active duty tBRADENTON, Ha.—(#)—Another .half-dozen or so rookie pitchers will show their wares today when Manager Tommy Holmes puts his Boston Braves through a six-inn- l&g intra-squad practice game. "jlolmes saw several impressive youngsters throwing during yes- t^rday's tight practice game action. Outfielder .Willard Marshall and .Forst Baseman Earl Torgeson planned to take their first serious workouts. Marshall had a contract-signing- engagement with General Manager John Quinn before heading for the ball park. , "MESA, Ariz. — (/P) — If Catcher Bruce Edwards' arm doesn't hold UR. Chicago Cub Manager Phil Cfcvarretta may shift the former Brooklyn backstop to first base. The cubs got the onetime Brooklyn star in a trade last season. Edwards once had a rifle-like throwing arm but has been having trouble with' it for some time. He's bep taking various treatments here. iCavarretta Indicated yesterday he ; will consider putting Edwards, a good batter, on first if (A) Edwards' arm doesn't come around, and (B) young Dee Fondy doesn't make the grade. :< 0 'SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.— (fP)— General Manager Branch Rickey "received word from Pittsburgh today that Pirate Pitcher Ted Wilks has signed a 1952 contract. ' Wilks appeared in 65 games last year, tops in the National League. Cespite an unimpressive 3-5 record, hte 2.85 earned run average was the best on the Pirate staff. With the Pirates due Monday, ten Bucs, including Hurlcr Murry Dlckson, remain unsigned. Rickey has been conducting farmhands. a school for Charles Town Meet To Start Saturday CHARLES TOWN. W. Va.—The 1952 Eastern racing season opens lit 1:30 p. m. Saturday at this picturesque track. Albert J. Boyle, a former Baltimore contractor, who has worked wonders at Charles Town since as- numing the president-general manager's role in 1935. two years after the track first opened, has boosted his dally minimum purse distribution to $8,400. This means horsemen, the majority of whom are residents of Maryland, will get a chance to split up $159,600 before Laurel ushers in the campaign. Old Line State's 1952 TEN YEARS AGO — Al Blozlx »ct » new Indoor shot-put record ot 57 fuct *.t Inches in the National AAU Track championships «t Madison Square Garden. IN African Queen ARRIVES! " Bob Pence, although dropping in his game-point average, is still leading the Cumberland Spas in scoring with 130 tallies in eight contests. The sharp-shooting forward suffered an off-night Sunday when the locals were out- defensed by the New York Broadway Colored Clowns, 44-36, accounting for only nine markers, and saw his per-game mark slip a full point to 16.3. The Allegany High football mentor has swished in 54 goals anc hooped 22 of 35 goals for his 40- point lead over George Geatz. Geatz, displaced "Ace" Comer in the run- nerup spot by slipping in 19 points against the Pittsburgh Raiders and the margin held up even though George was shutout for the firsl time this year in the Clowns' tiff Sunday. Geatz Second With 39 two-pointers and 12 of 19 charity tosses, Geatz has a 11.3 average on 90 tallies while Comer has 77 points for a 9.6 mark. Playing-Manager Roger Day is still the dead eye of the Spas in the free throw column with 37 of his tosses finding the range out of 47 attempts. In eight contests, the locals have averaged 65.4 which also represents drop from their "high-water" mark of .70.8 two weeks ago. Sunday, the Port Meade Generals, one of the big-time service outfits, will meet the Spas in the first afternoon encounter of the year. The game will start at 3 p. m. The contest will be another real test for the Spas who have lost two tilts in a row. The Generals will bring with them a record of 30 wins in 38 starts. Schnittker Star Dick Schnittker, the former All- American from Ohio State University and memRer of the. National Basketball Association last year, and Hank Parker, flashy Negro forward, are the standouts for the'Army aggregation. Schnittker is player-coach and pumped in 482 points in the Generals' first 29, tussles. Parker, the team's leading point-producing specialist had bucketed 530 points In 32 games. Also appearing with the Meade- men will be Clyde "Hard Times" Green, ex-West Virginia University eager who performed^ with the Wheeling Blues of the A^ll-American League last'year. He is rated the club's best ball handler. A preliminary will be also staged beginning at 2 p. m. with tyie teams unannounced as yet. The individual averages: pence B Jeati 8 :omer 8 Bell 8 Day 8 Lookabaugh 7 "ilcvcngcr 3 Stotlcr 7 54 22-35 39 12-19 34 9-20 25 18-22 15 37-47 11 12-19 14 4-8 9 7-13 130 90 77 68 B7 34 32 16.3 113 9.6 8,5 8.4 4.9 ?.; 3.6 TO PLAY HERE — when the Port Meade Generals come here Sunday night to meet the Cumberland Spas at the SS. Peter and Paul gym they will have Clyde "Hard Times" Green (above) in their lineup. Clyde, a defensive 'standout from West Virginia University, played last year with the Wheeling Blues in the All American League. Sunday's game will start at 3 p. m. KOfC,AIlmmbra Club Meet Tonight The Cumberland Knights of Columbus will put its 12-game.winning streak on the line tonight playing ;he Alhambra Club in an Allegany County Men's Shuffleboard League match. The K of C and Stadium Inn of Frostburg are. in a first-place tie with 48-12 marks, but the locals must win tonight's match or fall to second place. The Innmen's match with Woodmen of the World will be played Friday night. In other matches, Cumberland's VFW, in third place, faces Frost- >urg American Legion in the Moun;ain City and Cumberland Amvets, holders of fourth place, are at the roodfellowshlp Club. Rounding out tonight's action will be Purple Heart at Viaduct Inn, Frostburg K of C at Century Club n Frostburg, and Mt. Savage VFW at Fisher and Robinette. Totals 8 201 121-180 523 85.4 Eatonnuts Win Over Kokonuts Hazelnuts and Eatonnuts picked up victories in the Central YMCA Basketball League yesterday with Hazelnuts nipping Toenuts, 34-32, and Eatonnuts walloping Kokonuts, 54-21. Chisholm and Wilson accounted or 17 of Hazelnuts tallies while Athcy scored 14 points for the losers. Deahl's 21 markers led EntonnuU cagers while Robinette swished in 11 points for Kokonuts. The lineups: fCoknnut* Bhanholu f Dnvls g .... Durst ii.... Taylor s ... Robinette s iordon s .. Totals G F T|Ralonnuti 0 0 OJDowton I . 2 0 4jHalno5 ( .. 0 2!cllne c ... G F T 0 0 3 0 0| 1 111 o n' Padllcld g Deahl s ,. 1 7 0 4 3 31 10 1 31| ToUlu Scorr hy periods: KOKONUTS A M EATONNUTS 8 1!) Officials — Appel snd Athey. 25 4 54 TnenuU O. Appel f .. Dyer [ D. Parker e E. Ath'y K . Shlpway i . G F T|tla*llnuts 0 0 OjMerrlU f 1 9 3 9 Macintosh P. Apprl c < H Chliholm 0 OlShlppley g Wilson s G F T ..20 1306 . 1 I t n o o 4 I Cun'ngham t 0 Stafford s .. 1 Totalj ...IS 8 3J| Totals ....IS 434 Score by periods: TOENUTS 1 7 18 32 HAZILNUT8 « 12 34 34 Official — Delhi. Basketball Scores (By The Associated prets) F.AST Perm Slate ..HI West Vlrrtaia ...US S.vracme St Cornell 5(1 Fordham 70 Rutiers 59 (overtime) eltisburic 93 Muhlenberjc ..82 Franklin and rireiel 85 Marshall !>1 (overtime) SOUTH .72 Davis and Elklnj 55 Morris Harvey . Alderson- BrnaddUH Washington wid Jefferson 7D Salem <W»> M Bethany (WV») ...101 Xa'vler (O.) .... Kentucky Wesleyan .... .91 Louisville iVcitern Kentucky ,. William and Mary Newport Sews Apprentice 71 Tampdfn-SJ'dney 83 Maryland ... ...54 r.corsttown (DO 83 Baltimore Loyola «2 Lemoyne S4 Potomac State <WVa) !>:! Shenandoih Morgan State "3 Johnson C. Smith C9 DIXIE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT Mercer 51 Florida Southern 48 (final) Mississippi Allllsaps 57 College 55 (consolation) MIDWEST Bradley S4 Houston 50 Chicago Loyola ..US Illinois Tech fil 87 Virginia Randolph-Maron Vruinta Tech ... Richmond ...... Mt. St. Mary's .. American Univ. . Fi»k .B8 .85 UttcteWittie CIGARS Definitely The Best You Ever Bought For Idworrf T, Eirich, 1JJ W. Howard St., Hogtritown 40 & 8 Topples Elk Five, 4443 The Forty and Eight cagers managed to hold a one-point lead throughout the second half last night to nip the BPO Elks, 44-43, in a Central YMCA Senior Basketball League contest on the "Y" court, Bob Lookabaugh „caged 13 tallies for the winners while Bob Pence accounted for 16 markers for the Elks. In games tonight, Forty and Eight meets first-place Cumberland Legion at 7:15 and Elks face Ridgclcy Legion in the nightcap at 8:15. C & P Telephone is idle. The lineups: Boxing Critics Believe 'Sugar 9 Over His Peak NEW YORK Ray Robinson, - (INS)- — Sugar the middleweigh and signing champion of the world has himself another pen and Ink session scheduled for tomorrow—a the mayor's house no less. Sugar Ray was invited to Mayor Vincent Impellitteri's Gracie Mansion home to affix his signature to a contract for a Heart Fund non- title fight at Madison Square Garden May 16. Mrs. Impellitteri, an executive of the fund, got the champion to agree to the idea. To Fight March 7 Robinson will meet the winner o: the March 7 Ernie Durando-Paddy Young scrap in the ten-round benefit performance. Then, the" busiest non-combat champion. will leave for San Francisco to go through at last with his scheduled title fight .with Bobo Olson on March 3.3. An aching back and his mother's illness have kepi Robinson from meeting this obligation on two or three occasions. The Middleweight king hasn't fought since last September 12 when he took back the crown by stopping Randy Turpin in the tenth round. Observers agreed a then that ;he best pound-for-pound gladiator in the ring looked a wee bit over the hill. It was a hurt and furious Robinson who lashed out in rage and embarrassment to stop the Britisher. Otherwise, Robbie was not Robbie, on that occasion. With no further bouts to use as a barometer, the charrip is now a center of controversy. Not A 'True Test' Olson isn't .regarded as a "true ;est," and it is doubtful if Rocky Graziano, slated for an April 16 crack at Ray, can fit into this cate- ;ory either. Jack Solomons, moter, has been the British pro- chasing up and down Broadway in an effort to land third Robinson-Turpin bout for London in June. He's been as successful as a guy beating a drum in a sublic library. Then there-always is Al Weill of the International Boxing Club. This lent reportedly has his heart set on i light-heavyweight June title bout between Champion Joey Maxim, and of course, Robinson. Local Angler Enters Sailfish In Tourney KEY WEST, Fla.—Edgar Collier of Cumberland, Md., (15 Valley Street) landed a 50-pound sailfish measuring seven feet, four inches, which he is entering in the Island City Fishing Tournament. The tourney is sponsored by the Key West Junior Chamber of Commerce. Other Sport News On Page 22 Klks G pence f .................... 7 Day f ..................... 4 Parsons c .. ................ 2 5 0 Whllcmnn g Baker Toinls 18 G Humberson f .............. 2 Hogunrd c ................. 4 Burgess K ........ . ......... -T Bell a .................... 4 Mctz s .................... 2 - -Totals Score hy periods: ELKS 40-8 F 2-5 3-3 2-2 0-2 0-0 7-12 F 3-3 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 4-6 Pis 16 11 6 10 0 43 Pis 13 5 8 B I) 10 30 31 44 Special While Our Stock Lasts BARBED WIRE 4-Point Standard Gauge PER ROLL The Farmers Feed and Supply Go. Harrison and George Sts. CHAMPION Americas Greatest TIRE VALUE SAFETY-SURED GUM- DIPPED CQRD BODY NEW, NON-SKID LONG MILEAGE TREAD LIFETIME GUARANTEE. NEVER EXPIRES BUDGET TERMS IF YOU DESIRE MOUNTED FREE NINETEEN Wholesale and Retail EZEN'S fimfon* STORE 183 Baltimore St. Phone 156 LITTLE SPORT By Roujon Pen-Mar Little Loop Holding Talent Shows ^ # . 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