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TO COACH AMATEUlfs 16 Tfi Owen Sound Thurs Stpf 23 1954 Prize-Winning: Form Baseball Scores Milwaukee Wins 3-1 Over Cincinnati Redlegs As Phils Wallop Pittsburgh Gisual Comment bn Sport By THE CANADIAN PRESS American League' (By Mo Whatever happened to the Owen Sound Softball pla pffg? Only two clubs Greys and Desboro ever started their semi-final series Keady Southampton Markdale and Wi-arton all played in WOAA and OASA playoffs and the city playoffs were shunted to the side Now we hear that Wi-arton Redmen are prepared to default their series with Mark-dale Centre Greys is such a series is forthcoming Wiarton has been-idle for nearly a month The Commercial and Industrial' sections of the City Bowling League are still looking for new teams- as Toronto it costs a hockey player 50 cents to peas into the arena in hia first start In the big time TRIPLE PLAY The New York Yankees defeated Washington 3-0 with Tommy Byrne wining hie third game as the Yanks came up with a triple play fifth in the majors this season Brooks' Lawrenoe won his 14th game for the St Louis Cardinals checking the Chicago Cube 6-3 on five hits Two of the three Cub p'ns came on a fifth inning homer by pitcher Dave Cole Don Moeal rookie used mostly in relief and A1 Smith combined their talents in the Cleveland vic-White Sox through the first eight innings and Smith drove in two of the three Indian runs with a double in the seoond inning and a triple in the fourth v': ''KV? f-s Former Lacrosse Star Joseph Barnett Dies TORONTO Peter (Pete) Joseph Barnett former well-known lacrosse player died Wednesday after a heart attack Ih hia youth he played for teams in Toronto and St Catharines He waa president of the Old Boys Lacrosse Association Born at St Catharines he was with the federal customs and excise department for 37 yean until hia retirement seven years ago Survivors include four daughters and two sons Fat McCormick representing the United States displays flawless technique as she dives from the three-metre board during the U8 national open swimming championships in Mexico City Mexico 8he won the diving event with a score of 15353 points Central Press Canadian ATTENTION Victoria Shamrocks May Withdraw If Remainder Of Games Not Indoors STOCK CAR OWNERS AND FANS MONTREAL Two former players with Montreal Canadians of the National Hockey League will coach amateur teams this year Roger Leger former defenceman has signed to coach Shawinigan Falls in tha Quebec Hockey League and Gerry Piamondon Wednesday was named coach of Trois-Rivieres Reds of the Quebec junior league Gillette ONE-PIECE RAZOR the modern nsor that takes all the fuss out of shaving! You get dean good-looking shaves that make you fed refreshed This one-piece Gillette Rocket Raxor changes blades instantly deans instantly Get real shaving comfort with a Gillette Rocket Paid Baud OiHaNe Daleae Rack OaaPlaca Kaiar IO- lad Dbeaatar -Aed Handy Travel SLIP McSU yltd Oi Haifa RedraT Rater I O-Ha da Dhaaaar Aad Travel fl30 Wewtlby) to play plus a little extra to help pay the referees The Owen Sound Senior City Hockey League will hold a public meeting at the arena tonight Ev eryone is invited The league still searching for referees Teams are already making plans for the opening game Date for this is undecided as the league must wait until the OHA Senior schedule la released This schedule will probably be finalised tonight at that (bruit's meeting in Toronto Kitchener Waterloo Flying Dutchmen made a valuable buy on Monday when they purchased Billy Hamond from the Stratford Indians Hammond last year was big thorn in the side of the Mer-curys He came up with several good games against the OHA Senior champs He should do lot to plug the hole which was made in kitchener attack when Don Rope moved to Sault Ste Marie Chatham Maroons are reported to have signed a goalkeeper a defenceman a left winger and a right winger Ken Kilres a brother of Hec and Wally of NHL fame has inked a Niagara Falls contract for the coming season 37 Murph Chamber-lain has signed Frank Bathgate from last year's team Bathgate had an operation on his shoulder this summer Meaford Knights will meet New Toronto in Meaford on Saturday in the opening game of the best of three OASA Intermediate playoff series The second game is scheduled for New Toronto next Monday September 37 with a third if necessary on September 38 Clubs are still in the Intermediate series besides these two clubs are Stratford Belpvile Sudbury North Hay and Timmins Greys and Hamilton will try again tonight to play the third and deciding game of their best of three series St George's Park yesterday resembled a beach after the tide had dropped Water at differ- ent spots in the Infield forced can-! cellation of last night's game The Industrial League semi-finals will be set back to a later date The Kinsmen Little League semi-finals will continue tomorrow night with a double-header scheduled First game will send the Royals against the Sugar Kings while the Brevet and Indians will meet in the sec- and HUGE ENTRY i NIAGARA FALLS Ont A field of nesrly 100 pros and am ateurs including a number from the United States will tee off Friday in the two-da? $1500 Niagara Parks commision golf tournament First prise ia worth $500 your clothes are not becoming to you you should be coming to us Bill Gardhouse SHOP CLOTHES OF DISTINCTION By BEN PHLEGAB Associated Press Sports Writer On the theory that 1750 la still 37jO four teams today retained a vital Interest In the makeup of the final major league standings The $750 represents the approximate share per player of the world series money for members of the fourth-place teams in each league And fourth place still is quite a battle in both leagues-In the National only a game separate Cincinnati now in fourth from the fifth-place Philadelphia Phillies Boston leads Detroit by a game and a half in the American League The Redlegs have just two games left and the Phillies have six to play BED LEGS SCREAM Cincinnati still is screaming about a 3-1 Ion in Milwaukee Wednesday when a ninth-inning rally waa brought to an abrupt end by a freak double play With runners on first and second and one out pinch hitter Bob Bork-owskl struck out on a wild pitch While catcher Del Crandall chased the ball Gus Bell dashed from second to third and Borkowaki headed for first in a hurry since if the catcher drops a third strike he usually has to throw out the batter at first Crandall threw to third baseman Eddie Mathews in a vain attempt to catch Bell and Ms thews fired serosa the diamond when he saw Borkowaki racing for first Hla throw hit Borkowaki in the back and rolled into right field and Bell scored from thiigt Wally Post also scored from first Then the umpires took over After an 18-mlnute conference they ruled Borkowaki waa out automatically on hla strikeout since first base had been occupied Then they ruled Borkowaki had Interfered with the attempt to catch Bell because he jImui fkvnw fsa firet Tke miles 1 drew a throw to first The rules say in this case the other runner Bell ia out The two outs ended the game and the Reds filed a formal protest 23ND There waa no room for protests i at Philadelphia where the Phils I sloped Fitaburgh twice 13-1 and 5-1 Robin Roberta won hia 22nd game a four-hitter in the nightcap Detroit beat Baltimore 4-1 on Steve four-hitter and Boston scheduled IB other action thq American League champion Cleveland Indiana equalled a 37-year-old record for tha most games won by besting Chicago 3-1 for their 110th vie tory The National League champion New York Giants bowed 3-0 to rookie Karl Spooner of the Brooklyn Dodgers who set a major league record by striking out 15 fmmmp (UBEBGXEEi MARFAS LUBRICATION AND HAVOLINE MOTOR OIL Your Two Greatest TEXACO BUYS! Ted Gardhouse AND SON 496 2nd Ave East Slock car raesi scheduled for Bluewoter Speedway Port Elgin Thursday Sept 25 hove been CANCELLED and playere At a meeting this week a 30-week schedule was adopted for both sections Opening night is Tuesday September 38 for the Industrial and Wednesday September 38 for the Commercial Handicaps this season wiU be arrived at on three-quarters of the average instead of two-thirds It was decided at the meeting to increase the salary by one-third Officers for the 1854-55 season are president Rugg Stanley vice president Bernie McArthur secretary Will Pountney and treasurer Cliff Brathwalte An attempt to form a juvenile hockey league will be made this fall The Owen Sound Minor Hockey League didn't have a juvenile loop last season but with the advancement of many players it is thought that such a league could onerate this year One team will be the bidget team which will enter OMHA playoffs All juvenile end midget players are asked to register at the Community tonight starting at 7 o'clock Registration will be held for one hour It will cost minor hockeyists one dollar to play this winter that sum being set aside for Insurance Chatham minor hockeyists this year will pay one dollar for glstration and one dollar for insurance Other centres have similar plans One or two dollars is a cheap price to pay for a winter's enjoyment In larger cities such PtUZDRtme POWER FOR OUR CAR firestone tATTEtT am MUM Use Our Convenient BUDGET PLAN FIRESTONE Home Auto Supply 9th St at the Bridge Owen Sound Phone 3700 be caught with your Battery 'down! ATLAS BATTERIES guaranteed by Imperial Oil Sold Here If Ml only a recharging that's needed see us at HAROLD YORK IMPERIAL SERVICE STV Corner 6th RL and 2nd Are 1 Phene 594 I 1 American League 000 000 400-4 001 000 Detroit Baltimore Chicago Cleveland 000 000 Oil 100 3 Washington New York 000 000 000-0 100 000 30x 3 National League New York 000 000 000-0 Brooklyn Cincinnati Milwaukee 103 000 3 000 100 000 000 03x 1 St Louie Chicago First Pittsburgh Philadelphia Second Pittsburgh Philadelphia 000 400 100 030 POO-3 000 000 6 1 050 113 13 17 1 000 100 4 000 410 6 6 I International Semi-Finals Syracuse 030 03 10 Toronto 000311 000-3 7 Rochester at Montreal ppd Association Finale Louisville 9 Indianapolis 6 (Indianapolis leads beet-ef-7 1-6) Syracuse Chiefs Down Toronto Maple Leafs 7-5 By THE ASSOCIATED PBES8 Syracuse Chiefs have gained the final round of the International League's Cup from powerful pennant winners and now are awaiting the final outcome of the semi-final aeries between Montreal Royals and Rochester Red Wings Syracuse who had to play the Havana Cuban Sugar Kings for a fourth-place playoff defeated the Leals 7-5 Wednesday night on a two-run homer by first-baseman Marv Blaylock Blaylock slammed the ball over the fence with one out in the ninth inning The win gave the Chiefs the best-of-seven semi-final 4-3 The Montreal Rochester game postponed for the second straight night because of rain and wet grounds was rescheduled for tonight in Montreal Montreal leads that best-of-seven playoff 3-2 Syracuse held 3-0 lead on John Biataik's home run in the second inning and a triple in the sixth Loren Babe of the Leafs drove In three two with a single and another on a sacrifice fly Lynn Lovenguth held the Leafs to a single In three innings of relief pitching to take the victory Jack Crlmian ace relief hurler for I Toronto all season was the third Leaf pitcher and suffered the do-1 feat SignJuyeniles Midgets Tonight Bantam Draws 83 Eighty three boys of bantam hockey age registered at the Community last night for hockey this coming season Registration of midget and juvenile players will be carried- out thW evening et the starting at 7 pm To be eligible for midget hockey player must be under 16 on August 1 while juvenile age players must be 'under 18 mi August 1 All players who register are required to pay one dollar for compulsory insurance White Refuses Barrie S60 Maximum BARIE Ont The newly-adopted (60-a-week salary limit for players id the Ontario Hockey Association junior A teams has led to the departure of forward Bob White from Barrie Flyers Coach Hap Emms said Wednesday White with the club the 'last three seasons was offered the maximum under the salary limit but turned it down White has returned to his homo in Stratford where he plans to complete his high school education and possibly play for Stratford Indians of the OHA senior group Emma said he could be suspended and the Flyers fined $1000 If he went over the limit He has turned the matter over to the OHA who adopted the salary limit recommended by the junior A council Emma said White plans on applying to the OHA for his release I ANCIENT TITLE Csledonla was the ancient Roman name for that part of Scotland lying north of the firths of Clyde and Forth Owen Sound 34 31 -If' SV 'C Games SOFTBALL PLAYOFFS OASA Junior St Park: Hamilton Jer-rya at Greys (Series tied 1-1) Sulliran-Bentiiick Township League Chats worth vs Holland Centre at Desboro Baseball Playoff Grty-Duffertn Midget League Shelburne at Durham Spooner Sets Record With 15 Strikeouts BROOKLYN harder than anybody That waa catcher Roy Campan-ela'a rave report on 23-year-old Karl Spooner who set a major league record Wednesday by striking out 15 New York Giants in his major league debut with Brooklyn The brash rookie abut out the newly-crowned league champions 3-0 on three hits The fast-ball southpaw once a lefthanded catcher came within two of the modern National League record set by Dlssy Dean in 1933 while passing the mark established by Cliff Melton in his first big league game with New York (Hants In 1937 "I wasn't nervous in the first he said in the clubhouse i just wis missing the piste I struck out Hofman with fast The Giants loaded the bases In the first on two walks and topped infield roller by A1 Dark that went for a single Spooner then i struck out Bobby Hofman to end the threat The Giants were duly impressed i by the pitching Redey Fits- simmona New York coach said 1 he waa "real Manager Leo 1 Durocher echoed just great" this bum asked the Ebbets Field faithful who watched the Fort Worth farm pro- duct Campy made no effort to restrain his enthusiasm 'He's the greatest young pitcher I've ever seen I couldn't believe and buddy I put him to the Spooner's purchase from the Texas League farm was a note buried In the Dodger obituaries Monday night when the Giants clinched the pennant He won 31 and lost 9 in the regular season and had a 3-1 playoff mark Spooner took success to stride He said ha know what the previous record wm and didn't know ho had rotten it until the public address announcer told the fans in the ninth when he fanned his 14th man Spooner coat the Dodgers 3600 In 1950 Scout Gree Muleavy said The first time I saw him the kid looked fair just fair 3 offered him 6500 He said he owed the dentist 60S so could I make It throws in the Dutchies Sign Ken Laufman Buy Hammond KITCHENER (CP) Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen of tile Ontario Hockey Asociation senior series Wednesday anounced the signing of centre Ken Laufman and the purchase of Bill Hammond formerly of Hamilton Tigers Laufman wm second In the scoring race last year with II goals and 60 assists: The former Guelph Biltmore junior star joined the team last season Hammond 34 has played with the Tigers for four years He waa top scorer on the 1953-53 club with II goals and 31 assists I He was dainid In the draft by 8tratford Indians when the play- ers from the defunct Hamilton sen-tor team were put up mi the draft at a recent senior council meeting Hammond did not want to play In Stratford so the Dutchies made arrangements to buy him In an outright cash deal for an unannounced aum PETERBOROUGH (CP) Vio-toria Shamrocks have threatened to withdraw from the Mann Cup lacrosse final if the remainder of the aeries isn't played indoors The Canadian Lacrosse Association replied Wednesday that the fourth game must be played tonight in the outdoor Miller Bowl If weather conditions are favorable but if a postponement is necessary again it la agreeable to have the series transferred to the indoor Civic Arena The western champions must obtain their return tickets from the CL A It Is considered that this rules out any chance of the Shamrocks not agreeing to the conditions where the rest of the series will be played Robert Pierson president of Peterborough team said Civic Arena ia available for Friday Saturday and Monday games and the Trailermen are willing to play there if weather prohibits playing in Miller Bowl The capacity of the arena is about 3000 and that fot Miller Bowl about 3000 The CLA threatened the western champions with suspension If they insist on playing only indoors The demand came after the fourth game was postponed from Wednesday night until tonight Peterborough leads the best-of-seven series 31 The series has been hmmpereo by bad weather Pierson said the CLA reached agreement with both clubs to play in the Miller Bowl and the Shamrocks were aware of this when they came east The Shamrocks have criticised the outdoor site since they first saw It The western team which previously had played only on a hard surface floor said it would prefer having the aeries transfer red to any arena in Ontario with a hard surface floor Owens Named International Rookie of Year MONTREAL Jim Owens 20-year-old Syracuase pitcher has been named the International Baseball League's rookie of the year The announcement was made through league headquarters here Wednesday by A1 Weber of Rochester president of the circuit's Baseball Association Owens six-foot four-inch righthander collected eight votes of a total 35 cast by writers Ottawa third-baseman Hector Lopea was runner-up with six votes Owens posted a 17-6 record with the fourth-place Chiefs during the regular season this year He was credited with five shut-outs to tie for league leadership in that department Top 10 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Americas League AB Pet Avila Cleveland Minoso Chicago Noren New York Fox Chicago Goodman Boston Mantle New York 135 Runs batted in Doby Cleveland and Berra New York 134 Kuenn Detroit 200 Vernon Washington 33 Triples Minoso 13 Home Doby 33 Stolen bases Jensen Boston 31 Pitching Consuegra Chicago 16-3 842 Slrikeeule Turley Baltimore 186 National League AB Pet Mays New York 648 111 180 346 Snider Brooklyn 574 116 185 340 Mueller New York 600 80 303 226 Musial St Louis 580 130 193 333 KlUSMWskl Cin 567 104 185 326 Musial 130 Rum butted Kluasewski 139 Mueller 203 Doubles Muaiala 41 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