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Page Six -NAUfcATUCK Sid Hudson Showed Promise Of A Good Hurler Hy HKKNAKI) IJKKNNKK irnltril rri'i* Snort.- Sl;iff When the .10-10 bafieb.-ill season opened writers woiulered if Hur-ky Harris wasn't expecting something he'd never get. Bucky managed tlie \V<i.ihingtor. Send tors. And in that spring fain- ing season he spent :i good deal of his time let.tinir the baseball writers with his club know how good a youngster Sid Hudson was. Eucky had gone overboard for rookies before only to see them fold up noisily when they started throwing to American league batters. Ami this Kid Hudson was, making one of the biggest jumps in the gume-• 1'rorn a class "13" minor league to I!;'-- top of the pyramid. Hudson {.-pent ]P.".9 with the Sunford club of the Florida -State lenguc. Sid won 2-1 hull games down there —but it was still class "D" hall no matter how you sliced Jt. In the Senator's training camp the watchers started to get a line on Sid. They noticed that, the Kid was a great fielding pitcher. He hue! a good curve--though other Senator taught him really helped Sid that day. Inning after inning passed without a base hit for the Browns. Through tlie early and middle stages of lift' game the St. Louis lans cheered their team on — rooted fen 1 an outburst that, would drive Hudson from the mound and win the Kame for the Brownies. But when they came past the seventh inning, and then the eighth, it was quieter in One stands. Sid Hudson had" a no-hitter out there and :i baseball proverb as old. as the first horsehlde says that It's bad. luck to tell a pitcher that he's working on a no-hitter. V.'he.-i the Browns came up for their turn at bat in the lust half ol' the ninth the pressure doubled am! re-doubiod on the youny Washington pitcher. The Senators lud one to nothing. And Sid had to face thy meat end of the IJrownie batting order — the heavy hitters of the St. Louis squad. Sid | didn't know he had just three outs ' in go for a no-hitter. He thought Boro Open Tourney Qualifying Bill Johnson To Be Honored Tonight At Wtby. Stadium Plans Completed For Affair In Arc-Light test With Black Yanks that an error earlier in the game nad been scored as a hit, And when Brownie Coach Freddie Hotman yelled; "here goes that no- hitter. Sid jerked upright. He looked cool as he faced Rip Rtidoliffe but Kip jumped or. the pitch and belted it down the left Held line for a two-briber. Sid breathed a little easier. That "no- hit" tension was pone, but he still li:ul to "''" '•'"-' b ''" e rim '-'~ a ino " ment later Sid lost control of .the Kooci cut ve--tr.ouj7t; ut. r u;r 3LT.Hi.ur 1 ,- , ..... .w i pitchers had better ones-and he I "all «nd Radchtte was on third had good control. He could keep j «'" h thc tying run-nobody out- his curve wrinkling in low all day ••""' heuvy-h:ttmK George McQuinn if necessary. Every day Eucky Harris became more enthusiaMic about Hudson's possibilities. He unnouneed thnt Sid was going to be one of his starting pitchers when thc season opened. And Kucky followed through with that promise. Sud Hudson took his turn with the other'Semi- tor starters, but for awhile It seempcl that .Harris had hrought another hothouse ace to fade in the north.. Sid lost ;i scried of tough ones and some that were just plfiin b:i(l beating.-:. But Harris stayei: with his young pitcher. He didn't quit on him and Sid picked'up tips from older members of the Senator staff. Sid learned one important trick from venerable Ted Lyons of the Chicago White Sox. Late in June, while the Senators played the White Sox. Lyons gave thc rookie some advice on how to conceal his change of pace. Shortly fiftnr that the Senators moved into St, Ixjuls to meet the Crowns. It was Jus: 21st when Sid Hudson took his turn against the Browii- at the plate. Now the fans roared back into vocal action, They wanted some quick hits—some quiets runs—thc knockout blow. But yelling could Baseball fans in this area will be out 100 per cent strong tonight to honor Bill Johnson, former New York Yankee World Series hero, who will make his final appearance with thc local Watcrbury Brasscos at the Stadium. Johnson one of the most liked players ever to perform in these parts will be the guest of honor. The ex-Yankee third baseman enters tho Navy on September 1st and local fans and baseball big-wig are staging a gala affair. Tonight's contest will start at S o'clock sharp. Thc Brasscos 1 meet the famous New York Black Yankees tonight in their final night game of tho year and it is expected that the Negro lads will be out strong for revenge as the Brass City boys turned them back 13-11 earlier in the season. Thc Black Yanks will most likely use their ace hurlcr Johnnie Stanley on thc mound in an effort to even thc count with the Dnvi- rncn. Such great colored players To In Pennant Race TC the St. Louis Browns aren't sending a vote of thanks over to the Philadelphia Athletics they ought to be. The league leading Browns dropped a 1 to 0 thriller to the Detroit Tigers at Detroit yesterday. Dtay Trout won his game of the, season as the only not do ihi> job--and neither could, „,.. Za ch Clayton. Joey Spencer, the bat in George McQuinn's hands. McQuinn struck out swing- Ing, Then Harlancl Clift stepped ir.. But the best he could do was a pop foul- that made two out. And then the last man- -to tie the game or lose it —\Vally Judnich. a slugging outfielder. Sid Hudson took one last look n.t the runner on third nnd then pitched—Judnich's ::win™ drove the bull into the nir— bu: with one look Sid Hudson saw it coming down to one of his outfielders. He tucked hiu glove away and walked off—tho winner. Chicago. Ait; Xelson leads . 2C— (UP) —Byron the All-American Open Golf Tournament field us the crack pros and amateurs head into the third round. Nelson moved from second to first ycrturday as he fired a two-under-par TO 1'or ies. And the lessons Ted Lyons I a "ii-hole tola! of 13S. and the famous Williams brothers will also appear in the visitors lineup. Knndy Gumpert, late of the Philadelphia A's or Ted Grabcck will toe the rubber for the locals. The line-ups: JJlack Vankct'M Baker, cf: Clayton, Ib; H. Williams, ss: J. Williams, c; Thompson, If: Reveria, 3b: Kelly, rf; Spencer, 2b; Stanley, p; Russell, p, 1 Sarvis, p. Ura.ssuos Rchia ss; De Luceia. Ib; Block, 2b; Johnson. 3b; Hack, c: Russo- mando. cf: Binkoski, rf; DcVito, if; Crtirbock, p: Gumpert, p. Coining Attructlons September 30—2:30 p. m, New York Police. September 17—Mcriden Contell- Airplane carrier .flight decks are mn.de of wood. run of the game came when Joe" Hoover streaked home while Jlddie Mnyo was being run down fit second. • Thp Red Sox might have cut away a good share- of the Browns' lend, "but the Athletics helped out the leaders by trouncing the Red Sox twice, at Philadelphia 6 to ] and 0 l.o -.1. Now Boston and Detroit are five games back, with the Tigers depending on Frank' Overmiro to cut that to.four. Tho New York Yankees went 11 innings to . defeat the Washington Senator's -I to 2 and take over second place, four nnd one-half games back of the Browns. At Cleveland, the Indinas walloped the Chicago While Sox 10 to 1 behind the veteran Mel Harder. In the National league the New Yorit Giants entertained their favorite cousins—the Brooklyn Doclg- crs—and walloped the Dodgers 101 lo 2. At Boston tho Braves and tho Philadelphia Phils came out even Jn their double . header. The first, game was a 0 to 7 Philadelphia victory and the Braves took the nightcap -1 to 3, . At Chicago the Cincinnati Reds shut out '.he Cubs 2-to 0—and the Cubs lost fourth place to the New York Giants. And at St. Louis the Cardinals won as usual. This time it was the Pittsburgh Pirates turn to take a -I to 0 licking. , DODGEK ANCIENT By Jack Sords Starts Aug. 28 Naugatuck News Sponsors tournament Again This Year •An average family in the U. S. in 10-10 had ,".S persons, compared with -1.1 persons HELENE MADSSON, FASTEST GIRL SWIMMER OF YESTERDAY, TO RESUME NURSING CAREER ¥ - NATIONAL LEAGUE Yesterday's Results New York 10, Brooklyn 2. Cincinnati 2, Chicago 0. St. Louis -I. Pittsburgh 0. Philadelphia 0, Boston 7 (1st). Boston -1, Philadelphia 3 (2d). Tho SUindlng: W. L. Pet. St. Louis S? 29 .75-1 Pittsburgh Cincinnati New York Chicago Philadelphia 46 6S Boston " Brooklyn 69 45 .595 66 '19 .57-1 54 65 .-15-1 51 63 .-1-17 .-10-1 .395 •15 75 .375 This V That By DCKE KAZLACSRAS (Sports Editor) Local Firemen; • • • i Winners Again Over Seymour A familiar name pops up in col logir.te football this season, name that is synonomous witl power and heft and hard-charging fullback—the name "Bronco Nag urski. The greatest fullback of al times, for money, war bonds, o: just plain college spirit, returns to try a whirl at collegiate coach ing. He works as assistant coac!- .'it U. C. L. A. and is already happy over a pair of. rnusclc-packin fullbacks out there. Tho Human Battering Rtim Nag- urski is returning to a gome which still calls him. its greatest fullback A grunt, a piuimgo—and a touchdown! Nagurski returned to help the Bears lo their league champion- Today's Games, TMIchcrs Brooklyn at New York—Gregg (7-14) vs. Fischer (.1-11). Philadelphia at Boston (2)—Gcr-| ship last season —at the age of heauser (6-13) and Kennedy (0-2) vs. Javcvy (5-15) and Hutchings (0-2). Cincinnati at Chicago—Walters (IS-fi) vs. Vandcr.berg (6-3). Pittsburgh at St. Louis (night) —SeweJl (1-1-10) vs. Jurisich (7-9). AMT.RICAN LEAGUE Ycsterdny's Results Detroit 1, St. Louis 0. New York •!, Washington 2 (31). Philadelphia 6, Boston 1 dst). Philadelphia D, Boston •( (2d). Cleveland 10, Chicago 2. The Standing: W. L. Pet. GO .02 .570 SL Louis New York 63 55 Detroit 63 56 Boston 6-1 07 .528 Philadelphia Cleveland 58 or; Chicago 56 6-1 Washington 51 09 139 fi5 A1G .472 .•167 .-125 V Eleanor Holm, Otorgia Coleman, Helens Maditon te*X«"~ r "- .. :,'^C---'-^*ram Proud Nuriing as carter O N MARCH 18, 1930, a 15- / '\ year-old Norwegian girl /H-^Ui from Seattle, Wash,, made a 500-yard exhibition swim at Jacksonville, Fla. It was a record-breaking exhibition for the girl, Helene Madison, broke six world's records in that one swim. Two years later, Helene Madison was the star of the U. S. Women's Olympic team, winning 1 the 100 meters and the 400 meters free style events. T' 1 -- ."::.u:* firl was hailed as ** the fastest girl swimmer of all time. And rightly, so, for in 1932 the Seattle swim queen held 100 swim records of one kind or another. Today, the Seattle mermaid, only woman ever to hold all 16 women's world swim records at the same time, Is following a career of wife and mother. She plans to resume 1 her nursing career shortly. The famous girl swimmer of 1929-32, married to L. C. McIver, is the mother of a six- year-old daughter. Since she retired from the swim world she triecJ pro swimming but It was no go. Then a movie career. -She finally entered a Seattle hospital and took up nursing 1 . Mrs. Mclver no longer holds the 16 world records but she still ranks as one of. the greatest women swimmers of ail time. »; • _ Today's Gnniex, Pitchers New York at Washington (nipht) —Leonard (10-10) vs. Borowy (14- Boston at Philadelphia — O'Noil (6-6) vs. Black (8-8). Chicago at Cleveland — Ross (26) vs. Smith (7-10). St. Louis at Detroit — Jakucki (11-7) vs. Ovcrmire (S-ll). cniTicrziss IM-AN Boston. Aug. 26—(UP)—A municipal court judRC in Boston criti- 'cizes the plan of a Maine judge to have teen-ape jurors sit on juvenile delinquency crises. Judg'e Elijah Adlow says that the idea is "ridiculous." He thinks that the 'use oC teen-ace juries "is cncum- bci'injr the sadly-complicated problem with local ornaments and is making: justice ridiculous." The juvenile jury plan was evolved by Municipal Judge Adrian A. Cote of Lcwiston, -Maine, in an effort to make the punishment fit the crime in juvenile delinquency cases. ." 36 and after a pro layoff of six seasons, ThcBror.k—he was christened Brnoco—had played with the old-time Bears, the Bears ofBrtim- bauph. Ronzani, Grange, Feathers, Mastorso:i—the original power boys. Football writers always hollered for col.or when writing about the Bronx. That was the one thing ho lacked — for Nagurski was a silent man on nnd off the field. Reports once maintained that he said only SOO words, and belched twice, din-fug all of his seasons'. Nagurksi quit pro football seven years :>go and tried professional wrestling. The Bronk just naturally introduced a few new grips in this racket, such as the' flying drop kick and other football innovations. He was accused of being .the world's heavyweight champ at one time, a title as common us a dirty white shirt. , But now he's back where he belongs. For Nagurski and Willie Hcsto nand Red Grange and Indian Jim Thorpe form most of the nll-ti meAll-American teams, the myth clubs. Nagurski is back, not as a fullback— but as a college coach way out in California, far n.wny from the blustering Chicngo Bears and the Vikings of Minnesota University. (!l(H),Ob() RACKS TODAY" •BillMnsonNiglit 1 TONIGHT Waterbury Brasscos ' ' „ "Black [. Yankees MTWCIFAE- STADIUM-8 IV M. The Na.upat.uck -Firemen's softball team made it two' in a row over Seymour by defeating the down river smoke eaters in a hotly (?) contested tilt, 9-8 1"-^ night, at Seymour. Such incidents as chasing bulls, falling down on the .base lines and other sidelights added a bit of zest to the .contest along the lines of mustard to ,a hot dog, raw onion to a hamburger, grated cheese to spaghetti, etc. Duke (Naugatuck News) Kaziauskas, the ace (?). pitcher of the Naugaiuck firemen, in a hard- to-get interview following the game, issued a short, modest statement indicating that he had been sasy on Seymous, that he failed to use his hard, high pitch due to his sympathy for the opposition, that he no doubt could have blanked Seymour if he desired 10 do so, that he was tired due to not having slept well the day before .that he is sure that he will do better the next time out, ar.d so on until the interviewer ran out of pencils nnd had to bow c-u in self defense to save his ears. The Naugatuck police depart mcnt is seeking a game with Chic- John Sheridan's smokccaters, als< one with the Waterbury police dc pai'tmcnt. The pavement pounder: are sure that they can down loca ilremer. pointing to the easy win last year as proof of their abilitj on the diamond. The Naugatuck police announci ihc line-up with which they wil challenge the firemen as follows Jim Fenton, catcher; George (Special Delivery) Smith, pitcher; Walter Lyskiewicz, first base; Lu Jim Cuddy, second base; Capt Tony Malonc, short stop; Wilfred Evon. third base; Tony Farrar right field; John Mikalchus, field; Jack Hanley, center Jleld; Harris Burke, left Held; Chief John Gorm- Ic'y. coach; Ray Carlson, assistant coach; Dick Kelley and Martin Garrick, water, boys ,and George Kog-ut, bat boy. $1,000,000 Fund For Servicemen's Bowling Plans The chairman of the National Bowling Council says bowling enthusiasts plan to raise more than one-million dollars this year. Arvillc Ebersole says this money will be used to buy recreation, equipment for servicemen and Jo purchase ambulance planes. He says the bowlers victory legion last year gave the men in uniform 200,000 decks of playing cards, 17,000 fishing kits and 23,000 pocket sized books. In addition they gave $5,000 dol- ars to the Infantry Journal's prisoner of war fund and S30.000 .o the National Foundation for" Infantile Paralysis. The W omen's International owling Congress raised funds for in Army hospital ship and two varpianos. On an average winter day. it' is istimated 6,000,000 men, women nd children are incapacitated by omc form of illness or injury. Finals Scheduled For Sunday, Sept. 10, At Hop Brook Country Club The Borough Open golf tournament, sponsored by thfi Naugatuck Daily News, will start first round play the week of Sept. •), at the Hop Brook Country club. Qualification round scores must be posted during the week of Aug. 2«-Sept. 3. Finals will be played Sunday, Sept. 10. Two successive nine hole scores will be accepted for the qualification round. Players, however, must register at 'the club house before starling the round, and scores must be attested to by opponents. The News will award prizes to the winner of the tournament, runner-up, and .the winners of the respective flights. The championship flight will be composed of the eight lowest qualifiers, and the next eight in the second flight, and tW next eight in the third and so on. Matches will be played according to schedule or will be do- faulted during the week of Scp-. tembcr 4-9. Opponents will arrange the time for their matches, which will be nine holes. The finals wil! be IS holes. USGA and club rules will be followed. Plovers who arc interested in entering the tournament car; register at the News office or at tnc club. The entrance fee is 50 cents. The committee in charge of the tournament consists of Publisher Rudolph Hennick, Joseph F. Smith, editor, Dick-Sweet, Ralph Hanson, and Hcnrv Cieslcwslci. Cy Block Leads Brassco Sludgers With .500 Mark Al Brewer, official scorer for the Br.isscos, stayed up late last night and compiled the batting averages of regular players. Cy Block is hitting a lusty .500 ,to lead the team. Bill Johnson is second with a. .411! mai'k. Here are the complete liS" u res: AB Block IS Johnson 17 Rossomando 21 Hack 25 Binkoski 7 H 30 9 6 7 4 7 7 9 De Luceia Rehia UcWeeney Rhoads . . DC Vito .. 19 9 25 11 13 6 PC. .500 .412 .333 .310 .2S5 2 !> .262 3 7 .208 1 2 .076 .000 Team 239 -iS 61 5r^» ••iriTiiii-irt'i RTQDAY-Afcfc* SUN. New York, Aug. 26 — (UP) — Two ?50',000-added handicaps feature today's national racing card, Calumet'Farm's Pensive is favored | to win'/thc American Derby at I Washington ' Park near Chicag'o, ' nnd th'e.v -Millbrook Stable's Alex Barth v "i's" : the choice for the Tren:ton ''Handicap at Garden State 1 Park.-in New Jersey. ; -HEAVY CRYSTAL GLASSES 12 for $1.00 Heroine'* welcome in S«qfrle !; CEN' STRISIK'S NTER ST. VIAL. 8-2W2 I : EYEGLASSES SHOP ' € :••;. • . Tomlinson Ncary Building Naiifrntiiclt, Conn. . SXOBE CLOSED ALL DAY EACH^-MONDAY.,. DUKINO ,. JULY..ANO Education for Profit ^Courses; for- Secretary,-.-Account- nut, Typist, Comptometer and Miichinos. Apply-For Fall TornV Now THE PERRY SCHOOL Brown _BI<l|r. ^ _\vntcrl>ury COMPLETELY RENOVATED ANENBERG'S BOWLING ALLEYS Open Sept. 1st • RESERVATIONS; FOR SEASON NOAV IJEFNG MADE 3122 FOR INFORMATION r 4986 AND RESERVATIONS Call LAKE QUASSAPAUG ••W«tcrbury's Recreation Center" • PICNIC AT QUAS nv>nii, PABK • SWIM - AT - WASSY JYYirVi BEACH • Roller Skatt AT (Friday,, Sit. & Sunday Afternoons) Entertainment and Fun .For the Whole Family! e> DANCING EVERY SUNDAY CLIF SLATER AND HIS ORCHESTRA SERVICEMEN.-FREE jff-'i

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