The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on March 26, 1956 · Page 11
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March 26, 1956

The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 11

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Monday; March 26, 1956 'Vinegar Bend' Back From Service Cardinals Hope For Better Things 'in^Srtf? U on ? 'iKw? .!^,!'PK f^!i i""'' ° ° "V J f, 1 ' V e '^ rcd « lta y car *'H",the return from service out all other major-league dubs was a 16-game winner: Gordon Ken Boyer, one of. the league's in « M rn .,s on me i!(,)tp prospects Hutchim;on as field manager th"' " f wi>v,«., i\rt,, nff ,,,- »„„,!, A^:.,,,II ™ ,i««i« *„,,„:., «:t,.i,:_™ „!..,.„.,.u T „ i_.._i i_-i _.i . . . .•;'..-;;:: . H" c ../ c< ?6 u * : .p Of UlC MliljOf IcUgW. (>llll)S. St. ' " ~ . ».' • READ THE SUN SPORTS Ily I.KO II. 'i'KTKKSEN .-'. ST. PETEEfSBURCJ, : Fla. — UP With ciiPiiictK' Fiank Lane in st;' ! '-nl MS, th,' ne>v giti 3955 when their pitching went sour one- of th and they hope for marked im- game nunu- provement in that department this Cardinals coming- stars of the The Cardinals also are counting Both Lane and Hutchinson feel ers'. on a comeback by Frank Smith, the Cards have two of the best Joe Frazier and either Arclue Also, Lnnc has been sounding -the ex-Cincinnati .relief ace who looking rookies in outfielder - in- Wilson or Pete Whisenant will'be was of little value to the club last fielder Jackie Brandt and 'second *the outfield reserves season because of a sore arm. .baseman Don Blasingame. Both Behind the plate it wil Ibe Bill Three left-handers will be in have looked especially good. Sarni, the veteran Walker Cooper Hutchinson's starting rotation— Blasingame, who hit .302 at and rookie Hal Smith, another Harvey Hndclix and Luis Arroyo, Omaha, is battling the ; veteran Houston graduate who hit .299 last an H-game winner in his rookie Red Schoendienst for the second year. season last year, in addition to base spot while Alex Grammas Except for that pitchin" the Mizel!.' For right-handed starters, and Dick Schofield are shortstop Cardinals have the makings of a Hutch .is banking on Tom Pohol- candidates along with Brandt. pennant contender. sky. Larry Jackson and Willard Wally Moon, who was converted "Everything depends on our Schmidt. from an outfielder late last sea- pitching," Hutchinson said "If we Other possibilities include Bob son. definitely will start the season get it we should climb two or three Alabe, up from Houston where he at first, according to Hutchinson. notches, maybe even more." Next 'World's Fastest Human?' - Fresno Boy Eyes Sprint Throne "I've been nominated as the top By BOX KKKD since I was nine and I think I appears almost certain to get FRESNO, Calif. —UP— Mike can go faster yet.". Melbourne for the games. Agostini, a small sprinter from Agostini, a business administra- Fresno State College, is for the track the "world's , lB3iesi I.UIIUHI ami vwop in nw nowerrui vats.- wiil.be enough money .raised by •„ . ..,,,- ^ .-/'«.' Trinidad to tsend a team to'the But 'f M,ke earns a trip fo the Olympics, but my father wants me % .etor s stand at the cormng Ol.ym- to go even if he has to pay my .te College, is aiming ^*^™i^™*W,^te^^^r : X&& :ek throne reserved for confident'of the, speed he can-de- s £ id .. t don't know vet if thW •s_ fastest human" and velop in his powerful legs, ' 5 f" ^ p ™^ h ™ p f I, ^^ . .. Agostini comes from a iaroily a gold medal at the 1956 Olympic games. Agostini. a 21-year-old junior. bettered Mel Patton's listed world pie games in Australia, the band wav record of 20.2 seconds for 220 won't plav the Star Spangled Ban- yards last Saturday .with, a .clock- ner. He will run for Trinidad, .-.an that - dates back mom than inn ing of 20.1 at Bakersfield. Calif, island off the coast of Venezuela DacK. more man 100 He also ran his second straight and a member or 9.4-second 100-yard race of the formed British Commonwealth new season. Federation in the Caribbean Sea "There was no wind and men- area. tally, I guess, I was ready," Agostini said. "I've been running One way or another, Agostini ,. . years in Trinidad. His father, the newly- Sendlev , an Italian, is office man- mmrtn vvpaltn ~. • • f . i*. A .. ager_ there for the Texas Oil Co. His mother is Portuguese. He: has an older brother, Colin, 22: a sister, Noreen, 14, and a baby brother, Ray, 1. SPORTS PARADE By Oscar Froiey Stan Musial O it (fielder VVilmer Miicll Pitcher Photos by Frank Kuchirchuk Agostini, who set Trinidad's records for 60 yards through 200 meters while in high school, already had run 100 yards . in 9.4 seconds before entering college. He first met his present coach. Fresno State's J. Flint Hanner, at the 3953 national AAU championships in Dayton. He enrolled at Villanova Univer- BE THANKFUL... You Mill IIUVB timii 1(> make your life in-tiranot 1 /or Insurance Counsel Representing AMERICAN GENERAL LIFE Ml K. Tc*a* Phone 2337 Statistics Show Little Need - 24-Second Rule For College Basketball? NEW YORK —UP — Fearless other conferences, which makes it Fraley's facts and figures: difficult to understand how come The Big Ten is one of the lead- Ohio State has readmitted Hubert Jng quarterbacks and psalm sing- Bobo. ere whenever the NCAA takes ac- Bobo is Uje younff man who was ._ _ ,„,„.,„.«, ^ lu . vcl . tion against straying members of fiven the boot last year for various sity in December of that year. reasons such as low marks and But he met Harnier for the second involvement in a paternity, suit, time during the 1954 British Em- But the word from the Midwest pire Games at Vancouver, B.C., is that Bobo is back—and the fact and. decided to transfer to Fresno that he may be the nation's best State. fullback-unquestionably has every- Agostini's right knee. Injured in about the same as the college th " lg ' to do ^ Jt ' f. hi ? h school soccer game, some_..L°_ Willie Hartack. the nation's lead- tim es bothers him. It hurt before ing rider last year, is in the same Ws brilliant 220 run last week but The committee said there was no s P° t which ^ced Eddie Arcaro Banner told him to run anyway the research committee they didn't want a limit imposed If there had been a CHICAGO —UP— Statistics re- end rule wasn't necessary, leased Monday showes there was The survey of college and high games, little need for a "2-! second maxi- school games in New England and saic! mum team possession rule" in col- Wisconsin showed that the bail Th - >-«'"«u.i.v=c o^ u u , ci <; ~<i;, ilu - ] . - - — --- —--— ho/»an«a v.io t^,,w^ <i« v, vi " Icgc basketball. changed hands within 20 seconds need for a time limit rule, but sug- back rn 1942 and cost him a Ken- "^l^f , tro " ble 'probably was «e,e ,„.,.,«„ Ma » „„„ « ^ con, ., ,,,e „»„ "SlS?^ 5SSM> SS *' ' ™"' "^ ZtfStt M. /•} second ..^j,. n ,, 1ra ,,,, ,. ames when one team That yemr. Arcaro had his choice "P to hls new press notices. *--' "- - • -•—•-- - "Everj-time I run now. the crowd 'will expect me to be, as - - - ,, u suggested that maybe a tech- an «« WJ™ Wrtght, left with Shut &*** ™ last week," he said. "I oau - Tne 2' 1 second rule Is used by ^cal foul could be called on one 9 ut > won *•« ^o** run on the colt h °P? l can please them with my And the research committee of <"C pros, requiring a team to shoot teak or both for lack of action the National Basketball Coaches within 2-5 seconds once the ball is A ' questionnaire «ent to 1000 Association meeting here prodded moved into the front court. coaches voted down a suggested 24 a survey which showed a 21 sec- The high school statistics were second rule ridiculous" fext,^^ $.sgs-A^£z j^-fflr^-.-c; j^^s=v««= , f .hcv .ba,,, poacs,^ o: u« J. l ,,a»st,c i ,,v e a«. '"l-^S'^t mayb, a te*- «"> W.J« WHghl M, «l« »« Arcaro snubbed. 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Holly pitcher Jim Mehan was .stricken with polio when he was 15 and several years later pitched five no-hit, no-run games in high school and subsequently made two sez-vice all-star teams! Now he's all the way up to triple-A. UCLA foolbal! star Sam Brown, an outfield candidate with the Lo<< Angelra Angels, \vns drafted by Cltiveland of the National Football League. But Sum, who hit .315 in college, will pass up the gridiron .sport if In: makes the Im*«ball grade. The Durham Bulls of the Carolina League asked for help recently to locate pitcher Marvin Melanson. They had no luck but Curt Perry writes: We have to assume that he can't read, in which event he would be useless to us anyway. You mean, Curt, that some athletes can read? Maybe the licking we took at Cortina had something to do with it. but the Middle Atlantic Skating Assocation will add the "peew&e championships" when the U.S. indoor speed-skating titles are decided at Flushing, N.Y.. April 7-8. They will be open to speedsters of seven years of age, or under. Previously, the smallest class was for the eight and nine year old •midgets." Mrs. Thorpe Challenges AAU Brass LOS ANGELES —UP— Mrs. Patricia G. Thorpe, widow of famed Indian athlete Jim Thorpe, in an open letter to Dan Ferris, secretary-treasurer of the AAU,''Moiid*y challenged him to submit to public scrutiny the money he fot from amateur athletics as salary and expenses. Mrs. TJvjrni-ineviottsly.had-mct cused the AWr^''MWne«Sims out of our athletes" with the furor it raised over the Wes Santee case, declaring: it paralleled the ban on her late husband. "Now lay It on the barrelhead." Mrs. Thorpe challenged Ferris. "Just how much salary do you draw from the so-called Amateur Athletic Union: Just what sre your expenses for maintenance of your offices? "It is Impossible for th« American public to assume that you have no TcnovrlM£p of the under-the- table, bfn"ath-the-jrrandstand and performances." 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