The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on September 2, 1962 · Page 29
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The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska · Page 29

Lincoln, Nebraska
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Sunday, September 2, 1962
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Football Season Up on Tee - - Kickoff Friday Pajrc 3D SEC. D LINCOLN, NEB., SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1962 Northeast, Lincoln High and Southeast poised for ’62 football campon m new home—Seacrest Field. Big Cars Race At Fair Today Three Days in Lincoln Could «/ ilnrnrel Championship Puzzle Crucial points in one of the tightest battles for an International Motor Contest .\ssociation big car championship in history are al stake today as some two score cars and drivers open the first ot 3 days of racing at the Nebraska State Fair. „1 During the past week 3 r 1*1 ft drivers have held the lead 1 in point standings and less than 100 points separate Will 2-1 TTIIl^ ^ Currently in top spot is Johnnie White, of Warren,, A I- o Mich., who vaulted into com-j iVl If 11 Illlci niand late in the week after : running as far back as 4th. Wichita, Kan. — Noith; niost recent winner Platte. Neb, advanced to the ; the Minnesota State Fair quarterfinals of the Nation- at St. Paul, displaced Pete ïîill Thornton al Non Pro Baseball Tournament Saturday night with a 2-1 victory over Milwaukee, Alan Closlcr, a 10-ycar-old southpaw, allowed o n 1 y 5 hits in his s e c 0 n d tournament victory. Bob Frieze doubled in Jim Folse ot Tampa, Fla., who in turn had bumped Johnnie Huthcrford of Fort Worth, Tex., sidelined last week after being struck in the eye by a rock. ; Now ranked 4th is Jerry : Richert of Forest Lake, Minn. I who copped 4 of 5 feature wins during the St. Paul i^iiiulay Franey, who had singled, and meeting. .\lso within striking I then scored on Pete Collins’ i ^ist^*^ce ai e Ainie Knepi>er | ... , 1 Belleville, 111., and Harold single through the middle for ^ the Nebraskans’ two runs in Leep, Wichita, Kan. All have forwarded entries the 7th inning. to Fair Secretary F.dwin Sch- Milwaukee was eliminalcdi »19 *«r •t'<‘ t'apHal City . ^ i A events. And none can be dis- and ended tied tor ith place ^ potential cham- in the tourney a spot it will pijjj, racing season en- share with 3 other clubs. j t^rs its final, critical weeks. In another game Saturday, defending champ Ponchatoula, La., downed Grand Rapids, Mich., 8-2 in another quarter-final game. It w' a s the Michigan team’s first loss. Folse, defending and 3- time champ, is known among the racing gentry as a driver who “goes good’’ at Lincoln, and his Honoré Bardahl Offenhauser will have a fresh engine for the Lincoln l.oual .Auto Kacing—Big Cars, Ne- bra.ska Stale Fair, 1 p.m.; stock cars. Capitol Beach, 8 p.m. Horse Show — Jenny Camp Trial, Pioneers Park, 9 a.m. State G o I {—Homesteader Tourney, Beatrice; Labor Day Tourney, Norfolk. National Baseball—Kansas City v. New York, TV-6, & 10. 12 niMin; Chicago v. Detroit, TV-3, 12 noon. Foolhnll liimmliip Mil.auk.. «Í1 IIW. S 0 I , . . .- ic Korih eiaitr (Mk» (MKi wx -2 7 O j w hitc branded himself as a ^Lutz and Goe*t-h: J ('ont, 0 Î 1 l»age 2D. Col. 8 Indianapolis-type sprint cars , . . roar this week at Fairgrounds. Thunderf Carlson Tabbed Hiiskers’ First Lalior Stresses Team Work By DICK BKCKEK Fullback Bill (Thunder) Thornton and guard Dwain Carlson were named Saturday to captain the 1962 University of Nebraska football team. '^ne two seniors were elected by their teammates. Thornton, All-Big 8 ( onferenee fullback last year, will hj bidding for .\Il-.\meriean honors this fall. The Toledo, ().. blaster was given a top school honor last spring when he was tapped for the Innocents, men’s honorary society. Carlson, a two-letter winner from Fullerton, will play middle guard for Coach Bob Devaney this fall. He logged 318 minutes of playing time last fall, 3rd highest on the squad behind quarterback Dennis Claridge and Thornton. Both of the captains were running on the first team Saturday as the first two-a-day session was staged, Devaney indicated that the lineups were mainly those arrived at after spring practice and the final spring game. Teaming with Thornton in the No. 1 baekfield were Claridge and halfbacks Willie Ross and Rudy Johnson. Carlson anchored a line with Jim Huge and Larry Donovan. ends: Lloyd Voss and Tyrone Robertson, tackles: Carlson and Gary Toogood, guards; and Ron Michka, center. This unit was made iki) entirely of letter men. Just 4 non-lcttermen were on the No. 2 eleven. Doug Tucker, the elassy sophomore from Davenport, la., led the ulteriiate team. Gene Young, rapidlv imiiroving fullback, was on this team with halfbacks Dave Thcisen, transfer from Marquette. and veteran Dennis Stuewe. Warren Powers, two-lettcr winner, and Kent McCloughan, the Broken Bow Soph si>eedster, alternated at the halfbacks on this team. Both will see a great deal of defensive duty. In the line were Larry Tomlinson and Dick Callahan, ends: Bob Jones and Al Fischer, tackles; John Kirby and Bob Brown, guards: and Mike Fugitt and Don Stevenson alternating at center. John Faiman and Chuck Doepke quarterbacked a 3rd unit with Mike Koehler and Noel Martin handling fullback duties, Maynard Smidt and Willie Paschall. halfbacks; Bill Comstock and Mike Eger, ends; Monte Kiffin and John Strohmyer, tackles; John Dervm and Don McDermott, guards; and Jim Baffico and Lyle Sittler alternating at center. The No. 4 squad had Jerry Fischer, late addition to the squad from Omaha, and Bob Hohn at quarterback; Joe .McNulty and Bruce Smith, fullbacks; John Vujevich, Donn Tregonning and John Sebastian, halfbacks; John Koinzan, Pat Fischer and Curtis Bryan, ends; Larry Kramer and Ron Griesse. tackles; Bill Rogers, Chuck Garner and Jed Rood, guards: and Larry Krause, center. The Cornhuskers spent considerable time on team work, both offensive and defensive, Saturday after early labor on the specialities. Claridge was getting back into punting form after a bad spring. Devanev said the staff was also pleased with the punting of’Baffico, transfer from San Francisco Junior College. The two absentees from the squad—tackle Bob Peter- Continued on Page 2D, Col. 6 Y anks, Dodgers Gain Ground Fischer Great— { f•t■t • ••• Ì 1 Î Î s Moiulay lAical Auto Raring—Big cars, Nebraska State Fair, 1 p.m.; stock cars, Capitol Beach, 8 p.m. State Golf—Homesteader Open, Beatrice; Labor Day Tourney, Norfolk. Horse Racing—Mitchell, 3 p.m. Sotthall—King’s v. Omaha Watson Bros., 2 games, Ballard Field. 4 p.m. Casey W ill Pilot Mels ISexl Season St. Loiis i.T) — Casey Stengel, 72-year-old manager of the New York Mets, will be back for another season next year, 3 New York newspapers said in dispatches from St. Louis Saturday. the New York Post, Journal- American and Daily N e w s said Stengel has agreed to guide t h e By AS.SOCI.VTED PRESS The pace-setting New York Yankees and I^s Angeles Dodgers picked up precious ground Saturday as the major league pennant races headed into the final month. The Yanks trimmed the------------------------------------------------Kansas City Athletics 3-1 while Boston knocked off the; Twins 5-4 and Washington edged the Angels .3-2 in 11 innings. New York now holds a 4-game lead over Minnesota. I with Los .Angeles a halt game further back in 3rd. In other American League games, Baltimore w alloped | Cleveland 8-2 and Detroit | nipped Chicago 2-1. j The Dodgers 5-3 victory ov- i er Milwaukee coupled w ith’ San F’rancisco’s 10-5 loss to Cincinnati pushed Los .Angeles 3*2 games ahead of the Giants. Elsewhere in the .National League, Pittsburgh squeezed by Philadelphia 7-6. St. Louis belted the New York Mets 105 and Chicago tripped Ilous-, ton 4-3. St. Louis overcame the last-j place Mets w ith an 8 -run 4th i 1 inning, when 9 sti'aight men j 'reached base and the Cards: collected 5 hits and 4 walks.: Stan Musial collected a double for the winners, giving him 3,515 career hits and tying ’Til Injury (.(irds Lose 19-11 in Omaha By DON BRY.WT Omaha — AVhat started as a rousing evening ended in bitter disap}K)intment for Pat Fischer of the St. Ix)uis Cardinals Saturday night at Muni^ cipal Stadium here. Fischer , former Nebraska star and now a d e f e n s i V e halfback for the Cards, was the de- tens ive sensation of the Fischer first half of him with Tris Speaker for the pro charity exhibition ! second place on the all-time game, won by the Detroit hist. Ty Cobb is the run-away Kions, 19-14, before 13.519 * leader with 4,191. fans. , Ralph Terry became the a tw isted knee suffered I '..ÎÜ 9 Q the'game finally gave League to win 2U. ; out ’late in the second quar- vear-old \ an^ee right-handei : ^ mtted 7 hits to the Ath-I . ,. , night. Stengel Mets, now in last place in the 10-team National League, again next year. Stengel, fiied as the manager of the New York Yankees two years ago, currently has a one-year contract with the new' National League team. I permitted |letics, who averted a shutout X^nong the little scrapper’s ith in accomplishments: 10th home run in the 4th - „p 3 |ong passes u tho R> Terrv Barr with spectaeu- YanfecV hUting hero. Af'er . uh a er rlo Cimoii, Howard tackle as the Lions tripled home two runs in the speedster 5th to snap a 1-1 tie pass from Milt I Uim : Bill Fischer, the loser did -Ketiirned a kiekoff and I not walk a batter in 6 innings., almost broke clear, i extending to 53 consecutive —Returned a punt, innings the string in which T hese were good credentials he has not issued a base on ; for a little man battling for a balls. The major league rec- job in the National Football ord of 68 innings was set by: Ix^ague Christy Mathew son of the But the injury may side- Coiitinued on l*age 2D, Col. 4. j Continued on Page 2D, Col. « Major College, Nebraska St. College Football Schedules I 1 Pam* 121 ) i

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