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Tatnm Flies Down«To Sign Bowl Contract COLLEGE PARK, Nov. 18 Coach Jim Tatum of Maryland flew to New Orleans today to r sign a Sugar Bowl contract while his "terrific Terps" stayed home to celebrate yesterday's smashing victory over North Carolina State. Maryland clobbered the Wolf- pack 53 to 0 here yesterday while the Tennessee Vols, their Sugar Bowl opponents, walloped Mississippi 46 to 21., Tatum's Terps have only to conquer West Virginia next Saturday and they will journey to New Orleans for the New Year's Day r contest with an unblemished slate. If the Vols get by Kentucky next Saturday and. Vanderbilt on December 1, they, too, will go into the bowl game undefeated. A defeat for either second ranked Tennessee or fifth rated Maryland would be quite an upset. The Terrapins yesterday completely outclassed the same opponent which last year wrecked their bowl hopes 16 to 13 here at Byrd Stadium. Seven keyed-up young men contributed to the scoring as Maryland extracted its revenge for last year's humiliation. Quarterback Jack Scarbath and Ed iMighty Mo) Modzelewski, bruising 210-pound fullback, scored two touchdowns each.. Linebacker Ed Kensler, Ralph Felton, a halfback; Left End Lloyd Colteryahn and Halfback Ed Fullerton also crossed the goal line. Don Decker kicked five of eight conversion attempts. Mighty Mo Mighty For the fifth time this season, Modzelewski outgained the. opposing team's combined rushing offense. "Mighty Mo" netted 89 y%rds in 11 tries. State gathered only 40 yards on the ground. Ralph Felton, 185-pound sophomore from Midway, Pa., was the offensive leader, netting 186 yards in 13 attempts. On the line it was Dick Mod- -.zelewski (Little Mo) 230-pound ·I tackle and brother of "Mighty · MO." I "He played one of the greatest games at tackle I have ever seen," said North Carolina State's coach Beattie Feathers. Dick accounted for at least a dozen tackles on his own. It was the eighth straight 1951 Jiriumph for Maryland, and it "stretched their consecutive winning string to ten. The crushing _ conquest posed an all-time scoring r record for Maryland grid teams. It gave the Terps 299 points against eight opponents, a total of 25 points more than they tallied against 10 teams last year. Grid Scores ^ By The Associated Press East Penn, 7; Army, 6. Harvard, 34 Brown.21. Navy, 21; Columbia. 7. Boston College, 20; Villanova, 13. Princeton, 27; Yale, 0. Fordham, 35; Temple, «. Cornell. 21; Dartmouth, 13. Syracuse, 9; Colgate, 0. Boston, University, 39; Wichita. 6. Penn Slate. 13; Rutgers, 7. Williams, 40; Amherst, 7. Pittsburgh. 32- West Virginia, 12. Bucknell, 33; Delaware, 6. Lehigh. 32: Lafayette, 0. Carnegie Tech, 35; Westminster, · (Pa , 6. , Western Maryland, 33; Johns Hopkins, 6. Maryland State, 40; Virginia Union, 6. South Miami, 21; Florida, 8. Louisiana State, 3; Mississippi State, 0. Tennessee, 46, Mississippi, 21. Georgia, 46; Auburn, 14. William and Mary. 14: Duke. 13. Notre Dame, 12; North Carolina, |7. Virginia, 28; South Carolina, 27. Maryland, 53; North Carolina State. 0. Clemson, 34; Furman, 14. Georgia Tech, 27; Alabama, 7. Virginia Tech, 20; Richmond, 14. « Louisvilll, 14; Washington and Lee, 7. T-ilane. 14: Vanderbilt. 10. Emory and Henry, 39; Rand- olph-Maoon, 20. Mid West 4| Illinois. 0; Ohio State. 0. (tie). ~ Northwestern 6; Michigan.O. Marquette, 26; Detroit, 13. Wisconsin, 34; Iowa, 7. Purdue. 19: Minnesota, 13. Micnigan State, 30; Indiana, 26. Xavier (O), 26; Cincinnati, 0 Oklahoma, 35; Iowa State, 6. Colorado. 36; Nebraska. 14. Kansas State. 14; Missouri, 12. Southwest Southerr Methodist, 47; Arkansas, 7. Texas, 32; Texas Christian, 21. 9 Baylor, 42; Wake Forest, 0. Tulsa, 21: Texas Tech, 14. Kansas 27; Oklahoma A M, 13. Rice, 28; Texas A M, 13. Far West Washington Slate, 47; Montana, 10. Stanford, 35; Oregon State, 14. California, 28, Oregon, 26. Washington, 20; U. C. L.A., 20. Utah, 27; Colorado A M , 21. Utah State, 14; Denver, 7. Arizona 13; Idaho, 6. ' dgi San Francisco, 46; College of ^Pacific, 14. Los Angeles Loyola. 14; Hardin- Simmons 13. Santa Clara, 7; San Jose State, 7. Washington County Soccer League Sunday Results * Clear- Spring, 1 Middletown, 1. *Walkersville,-l; Hancock, 1. Williamsport, 4 Thurmont, 1. tpTie game. Standings of the Teams W. L. Tie Middletown 2 1 1 Williamsport 2 1 1 Clear Spring 1 1 2 Thurmont 2 2 0 Hancock 1 2 1 Walkersville 0 1 3 A person with good sight can see about a dozen stars in the bowl of the Big Dipper. Modern photographic t«lescope8 reveal 150,000 stars in the same area. Major League Pitchers Had Better Year NEW YORK -- ( N E A ) -- There were seven 20-game winners among major-league pitchers in 1949, five in '50 and 13 last trip. More might have entered what has come to be known as the select circle in '51, but with the races breathlessly tight, extra pressure took its toll. Eight nudged the upper strata bagging from 16 to 19. Does this mean that the spolight is off the lively ball and back on the pitcher again? "Baseball is in a transition period," says Tom Sheehan, the old pitcher scouting for the Giants. "The tempo is moving back to the pre-Ruthian era. The stress on hitting and pitching is being equally divided." Jack Coffey does not buy that explanation. , "Practically everyone is up there swinging blindly from the boot tops," asserts the long time shortstop who is Fordham's athletic director. "Little iguys like Phil Rizzuto aim for the distant stands. "One run doesn't decide games any more. Now they shoot for the bushel basketful." Coffey cites Stanley Musial as a striking illustration of the exception to the modern rule. When Jackie Robinson shaded him for the batting championship in" '49, Stan the Man. who had 36 that season, decided he was thinking more of his home-run total than hitting' safely, particularly with men on base. So the Cardinal luminary stopped trying to pull balls that couldn't be pulled, and once more concentrated ori meeting the ball and keeping the defense honest. Average Tumbles Ted Williams, as great as he is at the Fenway Park plate, would get even better results if he'd quit firing at the right-field bull pen and bleachers. The immortal Tyrus Raymond Cobb wrote Williams a letter urging him to switch his feet and hit the ball to all fields. There is no question but that the rise in the number of 20-game winners last season was because there was altogether too much' heavy artillery intent, too little small arms fire. And H has been conclusively demonstrated--by the Giants' 211 Club of '47, particularly--that the long ball has to be ably complemented to bring an outfit down in front. A batting average invariably tumbles when the hitter gets the home-run gleam in his bulbs. Strikingly illustrating the extent of the full swipe is the fact that of 400 major-league batters, only 23 hit .300 or better in 100 or more games in '51. Until more batters follow Musial's philosophy, the number of 20-game winners is likely to continue to expand. Coffey wants to know why fans and statisticians use 20 as the number of games a pitcher must win to achieve the heights. "It used to be 30," he points out "Why does the public feel that a pitcher must win 20 before he Is accepted as a star? What difference is there between a 19 and a 20- game winner/ for example? I guess they must have a yardstick to go by/and no doubt the 20-game designation operates as a stimulant to other pitchers, but otherwise there isn't much sense in draxving a curtain between pitchers in or close to the neighborhood. Raschl and Lopat each won 21 for the Yankees, for instance, and Reynolds 17, but you know who Casey Stengel called on in the clutches." Coffey strongly believes there Is a more-exacting method by which to judge a pitcher's merits. "Rate him by the number of singles, doubles, triples, home runs and earned-runs he yields," urges Jack Coffey. "Then you'd have some idea of how good the bloke really is." Clubs keep track of all those things today, but any one of them will gladly settle for a pitcher who can just plain win The front office v/on't ask him how. Week's Games May Name Contestants NEW YORK, Nov. 18 W)--The giant rays o'f the national college football spotlight shift this week to Evanston, 111, and Lexington, Ky., where two of the major bowl assignments may be decided. At Evanston, Illinois' fine team --its 'Pasadena special delayed by yesterday's scoreless tie with Ohio State--shoots for the Western Conference championship and a Rose Bowl bid against Northwestern in the final game for both. The Illinois can quickly squash all sorts of threatening complications by scoring a victory. Should they lose to this tough adversary they.haven't beaten in five years, then Purdue and Wisconsin stand ready to plunge into the act. Lexington, renowned blue grass home of turf and cage champions, plays host to Dixie's annual late- fall hea_dliner. This involves Tennessee's bare-legged bruisers and Kentdcky's rebounding "Wildcats, rated one of the country's great teams despite three early season setbacks. Unbeaten Tennessee already is committed to play Maryland in the Sugar Bowl at New Orleans, so a victory for Kentucky--held not too unlikely--would make the Wildcats probably the No. 1 preference for unfilled spots in the Cotton and Orange Bowls. Ninth-ranked nationally in last week's Associated Press poll, Kentucky boasts one of the outstanding passers of the modern era in Babe Parilli. Tennessee's Gen. Bob Neyland says he expects Kentucky to win. The Sugar Bowl is the only major ' post-season show with a program already lined up for its 'customers, January 1, The others are having their troubles. OFFICE EXPANDING HAGERSTOWN, Nov. 18 (XP)--The Rent Control Office here said it is expanding in order to handle cases in all areas of Washington, Allegany and Frederick Counties subject to rent controls. 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How much did Col. Jacob Rupport make in hi? long operation ot! the Yankees? "The payroll for players, managers and coaches of the Brooklyn club and the nine minor- league farms owned outright by it, for . 19.10, was just under a million dollars." Dodger Prexy Answers Celler By DAN DANIEL NEA Special Correspondent NEW - YORK -- (N E A) --Before going into a televised debate with Rep. Emmanuel Celler on issues raised at the Washington hearings, Walter T. O'Malley revealed interesting figures covering the 1950 operation of the Dodgers. "The major leagues have been accused of running a monopoly," President O'Malley said. "They have been charged with keeping worth-while players in the minors in the interest of selfish operation. "They have been pictured as a gigantic octopus, luxuriating in tremendous profits. "Well, * I want to give you some figures wblctt are from a financial statement setting the Brooklyn club's losses at precisely $129,318. "Our deficit in running our farm system alone xvas $365,000. The cost of operating that system was $800,000, but we did get some receipts, and we did sell some players. Chain-Store Losses "Here are chain-store losses: Newport News $80,000; Santa Barbara $70,000; Elmira $60,000; Greenwood, Miss.. $45.000: Three Rivers $34,000; Danville $30.000; Ponca City $25,000: Valdosta $23,000; Cambridge Md., $8.000. "Montreal made $21,000 but Canada taxed us $18.500. St. Paul showed a profit of $28,000 through sale of players, but its operational loss was $78,000. Nashua made $542. "Does all this sum up to monopoly and the grasping octopus? "Fans think a club's Spring exhibition schedule is a Golconda. "The 1950 training season cost the Dodgers $300,000, of which $199,000 went into the operation of the major-minor camp at Vero Beach, Fla. We took in $120,000 at the gate, so our net loss for training was $180,000. "Operating Ebbets Field, Including field forces, repair crews, ticket sellers and takers and ushers' cost '$440.000, All Up But Prices "Expenses are jumping sky high all along the line, and admission prices remain static. "Uncle Sam is our chief partner. He takes a 50 per cent tax on a box seat alone. "Who makes money out of baseball? Not those who stay in it, year in and year out. "A couple of capital gainers have dashed out -with a million apiece in recent years. But how THE NEW REMINGTON PUMP ACTION SHOTGUN 12, U, 30 GAUGE T' · F«it, mooth action. ' · Eojy take down. · Natural painting. · Rugged, dtptndable. · Amazingly low price. · Before you buy your new thotgun, be lure ond see the "Wing- maiter't" *xcluiv» featured Thi Oleitt ttumikin In Antrtea Prism) me NiWMt t.in Oth ;r Make Gunn, New * Use* Complete line of hunting clothei * boots it Ammunition. ' Hunting Licenses Issued DELPHEY'S Sport Store WHERE PARKING IS A PLKASUEK Got 12 Strikes In Row; Missed Perfect Score MILWAUKEE. Nov. 18 W-Howie Kissuer rolled 12 strikes in a row starting in the first frame Thursday night but still failed to bowl a perfect game. Impossible, you say? Well, they're calling him Howie (Wrong Alley) Kissner today. After rolling a 242 opening game, Kissner--leadoff man for the Magaw team in the Greater All Star League--stepped to the alleys and sent a sizzler down $ie polished lane for a perfect strike. Then they told him it didn't count. Wrong alley. He opened again with another strike and followed with 10 more. On the 12th ball, with a 'chance remaining for a perfect game, the No. 10 pin remained standing for a 229 count. He finished the series with a mediocre 167 but had a creditable 708 aggregate. This is what the wrong alley shot cost Kissner: A diamond medal from the American Congress for a 300 game. $300 in cash from a. bowling shirt manufacturer whose shirt he was wearing. A $100 watch from a Milwaukee jeweler. And $50 from a Milwaukee haberdasher. BAG COONS On the night of Nov. 12, William H. Gearhart and son. John, Rocky Ridge, returned home from hunting with five coons. Alva Conaway was along on the chase. Browns Blank Giants 10 To 0 NEW YORK. Nov. 18 «~The Cleveland Browns took a lontf step toward a chance to defend their National Football League championship today as they shut out their most serious rivals in the American Conference, New York's Giants, 10-0, at the Polo Grounds. The victory gave the Browns their seventh victory in eight games and loft the Giants with a record of five wins, two defeats and one tie. Each has four games to play. But the National Conference's representative in the league's December 23 playoff remained even more in doubt as the Chicago Bears defeated the Green Bay Packers 24-13 for their sixth success in eight games and Detroit's Lions chalked up their fifth victory with a 28-10 decision over the Philadelphia Eagles. The Lions also have lost two and tied one. 52,215 At Polo Grounds A crowd of 52,215. the largest Polo Grounds' turnout for a football game since 1946, saw the Browns do all of their scoring in the first seven and one-half minutes of the game. Then the Paul Brown team played conservative football while their defensive line bottled up the Giants' vaunted running game and rushed passer Charlie Conerly. ' The one Giant shot at a touchdown, late in the final period, was stopped inches from the goal line The Browns' first points came at 5:41 oa Lou Gror.a's 34-yard field goal. Less than two minutes later Dub Jones took a short screen pass fiom Otto Graham and galloped 6f yards for the only touchdown of the game. The Bears needed to come from behind in the last half on two long touchdown drive* to down the Pucker*. Trailing 13-10 at tho hair, the Bears mustered touchdown surges of 8P and 75 yards along tho ground for their victory. The 8!) yards wore covered in 15 plays w i t h Ooorue Gulyanlcs tfoin# over from the three. Gulyanlcs, rookie John Oottley and Juli* Kykovich powered the 75-yard drive, with Kykovich plunging over from the two. The Packets,'led by Toblu Rote, tallied twice in the first 52 seconds of the second quarter. Rote contributed ISO yards running and 8B passing d u r i n g the game. The two tallies gave the Packers a 13-3 lead 1 as George Blanda liad booted a 35- yard field goal in the first quarter. Tvuiu Dp To Beat Eagles The Bears' fir.st TD came near the end of the second period on a 50-yard drive alter Gene Sehioe- der stole .Rote's pass. The Lions stayed in the thick of (he National Conference fight on Bobby Layne's passing and Bob Hoernsehemeyer's ripping ground sorties. Lay-lie tossed throe touchdown passes after being bottled up in the first half. Hoernschemeyer ground out 118 yards in 14 attempts, scored one touchdown and passed for another. The Eagles did all of their scoring in the first quarter on Bob Walston's 33-yarflFfjeld goal and a 38-yard aerial from Adrian Burk to Pete Plhos. Bill Dudley booted three field goals, two of 37 yards and one of 30, within 10 minutes to pace the Washington Redskins to a 22-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Steolcrs. The game was played at Pittsburgh in 23-degree temperature. Bob Goode plunged over for Washington's two touchdowns. Tho SteoleStV lone .score came on a 08- yard run by Ray Mathews in the second period. The battle for the right to represent the National Conference in The Nrw», Frederick, Md., Monday, W»T*mb«r Iff, the league's December 23 plnyoflfB!dding«r boottd tw« tor became a three-way contest 88 the Chicago Bears, "Los Angeles Ram* and IMioll Lions each won. The Bears and Rums have won six of their eight games while the Lions have a 5-2-1 record. The Bears trampled over the Gieeii Bay Packers 24-13, The Rams went on u sconng spree for a 4821 decision over the winless New York Yanks while the Lions de- cisloned the Philadelphia Eagles, 28-10. San Francisco's! 49ers lost a chance to stay in the National Conference race by bowing to the Chicago Cardinals 27-21. The Ham 1 ; didn't use their familiar aerinl tactics until late In the day as Dan Towler, 220-pound fullback, reeled off one touchdown run of 60 yards, Dick Hoerner counted twice, once on a 43-yard romp and the other four touchdowns were divided among as many players. Los Angeles' air attack accounted lor only one touchdown directly. It was a 24- yard puss from Norm Van Brock- 1m to Elroy llirsch. George Taliaferro scored two touchdowns and passed for another for tho Yanks--all In the second period. Charlie Trippl was the big show In the Cards' unexpected triumph over the 49'eis. He scored from eight yards out for one tally, was on the throwing end of a 80-yard touchdown pass play to Elmer Angsman and did a clever job at calling plavs. ClifT Patton lucked two field goal 1 : mid added three extra points. Frjmkie Albert scored two of San Francisco's touchdowns. LIBERTY WINS Tho Libeity 4-H Club soccer team blanked XJnionville 4-Hers Sui'dav aftcrnon in Libertytown. ;i-0. Rippeon clinched the decision in the first period u i t h n bo^t n quarter tho length of tho field, R. measure from icrlisimag* ia th« fourth stanza. Counterpoint I§ Named As Horse Of The Year NKW YORK, Nov. 1» (ff)-Counterpoint. C. V. Whitney's brilliant three-year-old colt, today wag named 1951 Horse-of-the-Year by the Daily Racing Form and affiliated publications. The chesnut ton ot Count Fleet, winner of the Belmont, Jockey Club Gold Cup and Empire Gold Cup among others, amassed $250,525 in 15 starts. Counterpoint drew 28 of the 31 votes cast by editors, handicappers, columnists, correspondents and chart makers ot the Form. The other three went to Calumet Farm's Citation, first horse ever to win $1,000.000. The winners in the various categories were: Horse-of-t h t-Y e a r -- 'Counterpoint. Two-year-old--Tom Fool. Three-year-old -- Counterpoint Handicap horse--Hill Prince. Handicap mare--Bed O'RoseS. Sprinter--Sheilas Reward. Steeplechaser--Oedipus. In the sub-division Tom Fool was voted best two-year-old colt, Rose Jet, top two-year-old filly, and Kiss Me Kate queen of three- year-old fillies. ELMER WOLFE UNDEFEATED Elmer Wolfe High Schol at Union Bridge, finished its soccer season undefeated in either interscholastic or Independent play this season. In this county the team most recently showed its superiority by defeating the strong, Libertytown 4-H eleven, 8-2. The Union Bridge club has a notably strong defense with offensive sparked brilliantly by W. and S. 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