The Daily Mail from Hagerstown, Maryland on August 18, 1939 · Page 9
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Friday, August 18, 1939
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THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 1939. 'Glamour Girl 1 - Golfer Sets Her Sights On No. 1 Women's Title NINfc By EARL HILLIGAN AP Feature Service CHICAGO, Aug. 18 (fl*)—There's a double meaning to the "G. G." nickname Shirley Anne Johnson carries—and .both fit this pretty 22- year-old golfer who will bid for national honors Aug. 21-26 at Noroton, Conn. Miss Johnson, a striking blonde and one of the most popular young women stars in the Chicago district, laughingly recalls .how she acquired the "G. G." pseudoynm. "In a tournament here last summer I was asked to pose for a photographer after a good round," Miss Johnson explains. "One of the girls—I think it was Marion Miley —passed by and called out, 'Hi, there, G. G.,' and I took quite a kidding later on the glamour girl business." "G. G." Also Means Several ranking professionals think another meaning of "G. G." is equally applicable — it's Good Golfer. Johnny Revolta, her teacher and a nationally known star, thinks she is ready to take a place at the top, and Dave Toch, professional at her home club, Sunset Ridge, also thinks she is ready. Miss- Johnson has been handi: capped recently by a strained back muscle, but it's responding to treatment and she's expected to be SHIRLEY ANNE JOHNSON "I Took Quite a Kidding" Southwestern at Phoenix, Ariz., and the Memphis, Tenn., Invitational. She reached the quarter finals of the Western Open at St. Louis in a field comparable with the Noroton array. Her game is a sound one. She took up golf seven years ago and took 20 lessons before'ever ventur- 'G. G.' DRIVES ONE ...EXPLODES FROM A TRAP. ready for the national title fight at ing out on the course. She played Noroton's Wee Burn club. - her first IS holes in a remarkable Should Miss Johnson play up to 9S—and has since played the same her last winter's game she'll be an rugged Sunset Ridge layout in 74. W eek he checks up on her swing— sistently lays iron shots stiff to the manufacturer, plays often, as do excellent bet to gain the semi-. "I'm not long off the tec," she an(J the begt Jn the game say that pin. Her putter usually pulls her two sisters, Walta Jane, IS, and finals and possibly get a shot at says, "but I'm either lucky or ac- the the title. She won the Mid-Flor- curate with my irons and putter." icla tournament at Orlando, the Revolta says it's not luck. Once a in . . . AND HOLES OUT "I don't know about my chances at Noroton," Miss Johnson says, Revolta is one of the best at teach- iron .play. Miss Johnson con- out of trouble when approaches Caroline, 20. Mrs. Johnson, a non- "but if I have enough people pull- don't roll up right. Her father, a Chicago player, regularly follows her daugh- ing for me I may come through. candy ter in tournaments. Anyway, I'll be in there trying." SPORTS ROUND-UP By ftRIETZ NEW YORK, Aug. IS (£>).—Red light: Joe Louis is beginning to feel mean, boys. (He won't sign a sparring partner unless the guy waives claim to damages) The Coast is buzzing with rumors the Cubs will transfer Dick Bartell to their Los Angeles farm—as manager The clay the Giants suspended him, Burgess White-head went to the Stadium and asked to work out with the Yanks. Joe McCarthy turned him down. The papers say Whitey is washed up as a Giant, even i£ he has been reinstated. Before Tuesday night's Red Sox- Athletic game, one of the Philly scribes banged out a pre-game lead as follows: "Crouin is making a serious biu for this game He is starting Wilson and sending eight other pitchers to the bull pen." . Baltimore will be the No. 1 link iu the Phillies' new farm system. A sore wrist is the reason why all those major league scouts have cooled off on Jimmy Pofalil, Minneapolis shortstop Tip: Bttcky Walters will be named the National League's most valuable player. SECURITY TO DRILL This evening on the Security diamond the Security baseball club will hold a practice session starting at 5:30 o'clock in preparation for their game with Wevertou this Sunday. Security remains in the running for the Independent league pennant and a win over Weverton will give them a place in the play- AMERICAN LEAGUE YESTERDAY'S RESULTS Boston 7: Philadelphia 1. New York U; Washington S. Chicago 2: Detroit 1. St. Louis 6; Cleveland 5. New York 76 Boston 66 Chicago 60 STANDING Won Lost Pet. 33 40 50 Cleveland . Detroit . ... Washington Philadelphia 58 57 48 38 St. Louis 32 51 54 63 71 75 .697 .623 .545 .532 .514 .432 .349 .299 GAMES TODAY Philadelphia- at New York. Cleveland at. St. Louis. Boston at Washington. Deti'oit at. Chicago. GAMES TOMORROW Philadelphia at New York, Cleveland at Chicago. Boston at "Washington. Detroit at St. Louis. NATIONAL LEAGUE YESTERDAY'S RESULTS Brooklyn .">; No\v York 3. St. Louis •!: Pittsburgh 2. Cincinnati 7; Chicago 6. Only Games Scheduled. Cincinnati St. Louis 62 Chicago 60 New York 54 Brooklyn 53 Pittsburgh 49 Boston 46 Philadelphia 32 STANDING Won r,o»t Pet. 69 39 .639 44 .585 51 .541 .509 .500 .471 .434 .311 52 53 55 60 71 GAMES TODAY York at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. Brooklyn at Boston. Only Games Scheduled. GAMES TOMORROW Chlcapro at Pittsburgh. New York at Philadelphia. St. Louis at Cincinnati. Brooklyn at Boston. off division. Following the practice the club will hold a social session and all fans interested in the organization arc urged to be on hand. 2 PANTS SUIT SALE Year Round Wools for SCHOOL Broken Assortments of Values to 20.00 Specially Priced 1-Pants Suits start as low as 10.00. Boys' Knicker Suits Just the thing for school wear, priced to close, as low as FINAL REDUCTION MEN'S SUMMER SUITS Get your share of these extraordinary Values- while thev last! FIRST FLOOR EYERLY'S Dependable for More Than Fifty Year* Homers Do It WASHINGTON" Ab. R. H. o. A. Case, rf ..5 2 1 2 0 Lewis, 3b 5 2 3 1 6 West, cf 6 1 2 2 0 Wright, If 5 2 2 1 0 Travis, ss 5 02 5 2 Bloodworth, 2b 5 1 1 7 3 Vernon, Ib 5 0 2 6 1 Giuliani, c 5 0 0 5 1 Krakauskas, p 1 0 0 0 0 Myer, x 0 0 0 0 0 Appleton,. p 3 0 0 0 1 Totals 45 8 13y29 14 x—Batted for Krakauskas in 4th. y—Two out when winning run scored. NEW YORK Ab. R. H. O. A. Crosetti, ss 5 3 2 4 1 Rolfe, 3b 4 4 1 2 2 Keller, rf 1 1 0 2 0 DiMaggio. cf 4 1 1 5 0 Dickey, c 2 0 0 0 0 Rosar, c 3 0 1 2 0 Gordon, 2b 4 0 0 3 3 Selkirk, If 5 02 2 0 Dahlgren. Ib 4 0 1 10 0 Donald, p 1 0 0 0 3 Hadley, p 3 0 1 0 2 Murphy, p 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 37 9 9 30 11 Washington «... 013 Oil 020 0—S New York 203 201 000 1—9 Errors: Dickey, Dahlgren, Travis 2, DiMaggio. Rims batted in: DiMaggio 5. Travis 2. Vernon, Rosar 2, Bloodworth. Wright, West. Three base hit: Crosetti. Home runs: DiMaggio, Bloodworth. Sacrifice: Rosar. Stolen base: Crosetti. Double plays: Giuliani and Travis; Lewis, Bloodworth and Vernon. Left on base: New York 12; Washington 11. Bases on balls: Off Krakauskas 5; off Donald 3; off Appleton 6; off Hadley 1. Struck out: By Krakauskas 1; by Hadley 1; by Appleton 2; by Murphy 1. Hits: Off Krakauskas 4 in 3 innings; off Appleton 5 in 6 2-3; oft Donald 5 in 3 1-3; off Hadley 6 in 4; off Murphy 2 in 2 2-3. Hit by pitcher; Dahlgren by Appleton. Winning pitcher: Murphy. Losing pitcher: Appleton. Umpires: Summers, Pipgras and Basil. Time: 2.43. Attendance: 6.704. Reds Rally CHICAGO Ab. R, Hack,-3b 5 Herman, 2b 5 Galan, If 3 Lciber, cf 5 Nicholson, rf 5 G. Russell, Ib ...... 5 Mattick, ss 5 Mancuso, c 3 Bryant, x 0 Garbark, c 0 Page, p 2 Root, p 2 J. Russell, p 1 H. O. A. 212 447 1 1 2 0 -0 1 0 0 0 Totals 41 6 14 27zl7 x—Ran for Mancuso in 10th. z—None out when winning run scored. CINCINNATI Ab. R. H. 0. A. Werber, 3b fi Joost. 2b G 2 Goodman, rf 4 McCormick, Ib 5 Lombard!, c 5 Riggs, 7. 0 Moore, p 0 \Vcst, 7.1 1 Berger, cf ..- « Bongiovanni, If $ Myers, ss Grissom, p Thompson, p .. Gamble, zzz .... Johnson, p Bordagaray, zzzz Davis, p Hershberger, c . ber. Sacrifice: Galan. Double play: McCormick, Myers and McCormick. Left on bases: Chicago 10; Cincinnati 16. Bases on balls: Off Root 1; off J. 'Russell 2; off Grissom 1; off Johnson 2; off Moore 1. Struck out: By Root 3; by Grissom 2; by Thompson 1; by Johnson 1. Hits: Off Page 8 in 4 1-3 innings; off Root 7 in 4 1-3; off J. Russell 2 in 1-3 (none out in 10th); off Grissom 8 in 2 1-3; off Thompson 2 in 1 2-3; off Johnson 2 in 4; off Davis 2 in 1; off Moore none in 1. Hit by pitcher: Goodman by Page. Passed balls: Mancuso. Winning pitcher: Moore. Losing pitcher: J. Russell. Um- Stewart, Magerkurth and pires: Barr. Time: ance: 26,669. 2.50. Paid attend- The largest vegetable markets in the United States are, respectively, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia. HIS HONOR NOT IMPRESSED OMAHA, Neb., Aug. IS (/p)—An itinerant magazine salesman, charged with vagrancy, protested to Municipal Judge Perry Wheeler, "I got a legitimate enterprise." The judge agreed, delivering a three-minute high pressure sales monologue. "Say," said the salesman in admiration, "you're good. How would you like a job with me?" Pax's Sportorials On Softballers Word was received here last night that the Eastern States Softball Association, which operates in states on the Atlantic seaboard, had awarded the 1939 Softball tourney to Hagerstown. Dr. Earle H. Lightner will supervise the local meet and has made j plans for a very elaborate tourna- j ment which will be held to a limit j of 16 first class teams. j Cincinnati, Aug. 17 (#>).—Eddie Rack of McKeesport, Pa., retained the championship of the Union Printcrat't International Golf Association here today by shooting a 75 in the final 13 holes for a 301 total. Rack finished 10 strokes ahead of Russell Allen of Kansas City at the end of the 72-hole medal play tourney. Allen carded an 82 in his final round for a 311. Ed Merkle of Washington, D. C., was third with a 317. Rack is winner of the Walter Hagen trophy. Further plans are under consid- i eration and will be worked out j during the week. It is hoped to get the championship meet started within one week. The mass of the earth is 6,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons. BE DISCRIMINATING SI In the near future, a picked team from Rogers-Fairchilds teams will play an exhibition game with one of the leading teams of the league or an outside team, for the benefit of Morin, who plays for Rogers Jewelry team, who was injured recently in a game. While reports are not yet complete the following will serve to assist fans as to the present standing of the teams in the league: Won Lost Pet. 4 States Kays Meyers-Berkson Stations Rogers . . •.. .. Fairchikls . .. Victors 12 12 12 11 . 4 . 3 . 3 Hag. Leather ...... 0 2 3 3 3 11 12 12 1 .857 .800 .800 .786 .267 .200 .200 .000 ADOPTION WASHINGTON COURTHOUSE, O., Aug. 18 George Groves' pet cat adopted a young rabbit into her family of five kittens. The unusual family addition went unnoticed until Groves observed unusually long ears on one of the "kittens." Wheeler gave the salesman a 10- day sentence, suspended on condi- Unimpressed by the offer, Judgetion he leave town. 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