The News from Frederick, Maryland on November 29, 1951 · Page 14
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The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 14

Frederick, Maryland
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Thursday, November 29, 1951
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Belittlement Of Sports Is IHeld'SlFad h Downing sports is this year's great PAmerican fad, Rotarians and their guests, the high school football | team, were told Wednesday. WTOP-TV's Jim Simpson denied that things are as bad as the clamor and the official investigators mdi- cate. Speaking in defense of sports, the radio announcer admitted 1951 has been "a lousy year" for sports but maintained that "there always are some bad apples in the barrel and that on the whole the situation is not too bad, . Scandals such as the conviction of Gene Melchiorre and Sherman White for bribery in basketball will "make the sport stronger', Mr. Simpson said. In the future memory of the fate of such players will make youngsters think "a good long moment" before making a misstep in sports. Blame for the wrong-doing of many young players was placed on colleges and universities which in an effort to build strong teams, falsify records and induce their students to commit dishonest and criminal acts. Cites Two Cases Specifically the speaker mentioned LIU which, he declared, "falsified records" of players and the University of Miami. To bolster his charges against the latter college Mr. Simpson related the story of a player who enrolled at Miami, soon transferred to Clemson, and at the end of the semester was surprised to h receive from the Florida university "a report card showing he had passec all academic subjects. However, he named Coach Andy Gustafson as a fine director. Open classification in the Pacific Coast Baseball League would provide a prime opportunity for "collusion and bribery", Mr. Simpson said. The control clauses in contracts signed by players in the league are aimed at stopping their being drafted by the major leagues, a situation in which brisk ^bidding for an individual player's TM service would develop chances for all sorts of bribery and dishonesty to undermine morale and morals the sportscaster said. He had a good word for innovat ions, such as additional ring padd ing and stricter medical supervision in boxing in New York State under the regime of Robert Christianberry who has replaced Eddie Eagen as boxing commissioner. Expressinj his own opinion, Mr. Simpson urged adoption of headgear for boxers : ,a new notion in ring circles which has not been sanctioned by th New York officials. For Spring Training There has been a lot of talk abou abolition of spring football train ing but Mr. Simpson saw too man benefits in the pre-season practice sessions to warrant their eliminat ion. Free of the tension and pus! of fall training, the spring season lets coach and players get to know each other and build up valuabl experience as a backlog for th 1 tough fall practice. The 'Gator Bowl is more interest ed in making money than in provid ing a top sports event, Mr. Simpson charged. The return game this yea matching U. of Miami against Clem son is calculated to draw a goo crowd of Florida and South Caro lina fans, but neither team rate the invitation and the game is below bowl calibre, the speaker ssic The Sugar Bowl, on the othe hand, is no less money consciou but will offer a top attraction in this year's game. Depends On individual He himself does not go alon with the NCAA suggestion agains bowl games, Mr. .Simpson said. H saw just as much emphasis on th desirability of wins in schools tha never make the top classification as those in the first ten rating. If a boy goes to school with basic moral sense developed in horn training, he'll come through th college years unscratched, Mr ·j Simpson declared. Properly fort: fied to meet life itself, youngster in college aren't touched by briber and scandal and even the baske' ball evils are serving the goo purpose of "giving a lot of the boy their consciences back", the an nouncer said. Developing his theme that crit: cism of sports often is unfounde and not thought out, Mr. Simpso named the "two platoon system as typical of current technique abused by the public. Saying bit 'to terly the two platoons indicate th size and commercialization of foo ball, many people don't know o don't care that virtually the sam - thing existed when Knute Rockn was boss of the Notre Dame team it was said. Roclcne used "shoe troops", his 220- and 240-pounder in the first ten minutes to wea down the opposition, then sent i his "Four Horsemen" to score. Re Southern Conference Team Was That Yankee Flavor GREENSBORO. N. C.. Nov. 28,' ^--There's an overwhelming fankee flavor to the 1951 All- outhern Conference football team elected by the Southern Confer- nce Sports Writers' Association. It's made of five players from 'ennsylvania, three from New ersey, one from Illinois, one from he District of Columbia, and one rom Alabama. Maryland's-two brilliant ^players, Bob Ward, in the line and Ed Modzelewski in the backficld, re- eived the highest votes in the bal- otting by 36 association members. The selections were announced here oday. Five players repeated from last ear's team. Eight schools were represented on the first team. In addition to Maryland, Wake Forest and South Carolina each placed wo men on tne flrst eleven. The five players to repeat were Ward. f, Ilemson's Glenn larolina State's Smith, Elmer North Costa, Washington and Lee's Gil Bocetti and South Carolina'* Steve Wa- diak. Mighty Mo Leads Modzelewski, the Mighty Mo of Maryland, led the backfield voting with 156 points out of a possible L80. Close behind him were the star quarterback of Washington and Lee, Bocetti, with 139 points, and the hard-running halfback for William and Mary, Ed Miouduszew- ski with 134 points. Wadiak, last year's "player of the year" in the conference and the all-time rushing' record-holder, completed the backfield. Modzelewski was on the third All-Conference team last year. This backfield offers a perfect T- formation attack with Bocetti at quarterback, Wadiak and Mioduszewski at the halves and Modzelewski at full. The No. 2 backfield however, has three single wing tailbacks along with Maryland's T-quarterback, Jack Scarbath. Closest competition was at the center position where Larry Smith of South Carolina rolled 62 points Louis Tepe of Duke 52 and Ted Filer of William and Mary 42. The other close voting came for the second tackle position behind Bil George of Wake Forest. Elmer Costa of N. C. State, repeating had 101 points to edge Dick (Little Mo) Modzelewski of Maryland, a junior with 81. , Widest margins in voting came at ends and guards. Jack Lewis, Wake Forest's 60-minute man. led he ends with 108 points as Glenn Smith of Clemson repeated on the earn with 102. Third high was Bob Thomas of Washington and Lee 68. Ward, the Maryland All- America, led all the linemen with 144 points with North Carolina's Joe Dudeck, second team in 1950, next with 106. The third guard was Bill Finnance of Wake Forest with 54. No less than 31 guards were nominated. The teams: First team: (Points in parentheses) : End--Jack. Lewis, Wake Forest (108), junior. Birmingham, Ala. End--G1 e n n Smith, Clemson, (102), senior. Washington. D. C. Tackle--Bill George, Wake Forest, (128) senior, Waynesboro, Pa. Tackle--Elmer Costa, North Carolina State College, (101), senior, Paterson, N. J. Guard--Bob Ward, Maryland, (144). senior Elizabeth. N. J. Guard--Joe Dudeck, North Carolina, (106), senior Hazelton, Pa. Center--Larry Smith, S o u t h Carolina, (662), senior, Ford City, Pa. Back--Ed Modezlewski, Maryland, (156. senior, W. Natrona. Pa. Back--Gil Bocetti, Washington and Lee, (139), senior, McKeesport, Pa. Back--Ed Mioduszewski, William Mary, (134), junior, Cliffside, N. J. Back--Steve "Wadiak, South Carolina, (126), senior, Chicago, 111. Second Team Bob Thomas, Washington and Lee, and Blaine Earon, Duke, ends; Dick Modzelewski, Maryland, and Ed Meadow, Duke, tackles: Bill Finnance, Wake Forest, and Frank Conteinnetti, George Washington, guards; Louis Tepe, Duke, center: Alex Webster, North Carolina State: Billy Hair, Clemson, Jack Scarbath. Maryland, and Andy Davis, George Washington, backs. Third Team Jay Grumbling, VMI, and George Norr'is, North Carolina, ends: Don Early. South Carolina, and John Kreamcheck. William and Mary, tackles: Calvin Hartness, Furman, and Weir Goodwin, VMI. guards; Ted Filer, William and Mary, center; B i n o Barreira. George Washington. Jack Kistler. Duke. Dickie Lewis. William and Mary, and Red Smith. Duke, backs. Wcdkersville Bowling League Latent Result* ·Nicholson's Groc.. 2; 7-UP. 1 *Alli«-Chalmers, 3; Ensor Groc., 0 "Walker. Motor. 2; Civitan. 1 ·G. V. Mill. 2: A. P., ·Smith's Groc., 3; New Midway. 0 ·Ha'lton's Lunch. 2; Medical Co., 1 *Po!nts for total pintail Standings O* The Teams Pts. Nicholson's Groc 36 Walkersville Motor 36 Lnsor's Grocery 36 Hamilton's Lunch 32 G V. Mill 29 7-UP 24 Civitan 23 Smith's Grocery 19 New Midway 18 Allis-Chalmers 15 A. P 10 Medical Co 10 Weekly Statistics High individual same--B, Fogle (G. V. MUD. 150; high individual set--M. Ramsburg (Nicholson's), 396; high team game and set--G. V. Mill, 619 and 1,729. Red Sox And Browns Trade Weekend Games (Eastern Standard Time--p. TtO Saturday Radio--V15 Army vs. Navy at Philadelphia via MBS. 2:30 Georgia Tech vs. Georgia at Atlanta on CBS. ' 2:45 Texas Christian vs Southern Methodist at Ft. Worth -via NBC, Bill Stern and Jack Lightcap. Television--12-15 Army vs. Navy to coast to coast NBC-TV hookup of 52 stations; earlie- start of broadcast to permit pickup of pre-game activities. 4:45 Notre Dame vs. Southern California at Los Angeles to same NBC-TV hookup. Sunday Television--four National pro league games to Dumont regional groups as follows--2: Los Angeles' Rams at Chicago Bears to 11 Midwest cities--2: Chicago Cardinals at Cleveland Browns, to eight Eastern cities--2: Philadelphia Eagles at "Washington Redskins, to Lancaster, Philadelphia and Wilmington only--2:05 Pittsburgh Steelers at New York Giants, to Erie. Johnstown and Pittsburgh only. peated after the half break, the same tactics rolled the Irish to many a victory. People Are Ambiguous In defense of larger teams, Mr. Simpson pointed out the advantages of having more players get into games, both for their personal advantage and to add spectator interest. At Notre Dame now, he said a player can be a member of the team reporting every day for practice, though he may never play in any big game. "People are ambiguous." Mr. Simpson declared, in discussing the forth coming Army-Navy meeting at Philadelphia. While decrying the "money angle" in college football, a lot of fans this year are not supporting this traditional classic. "They say one thing and do another". University of Maryland was lauded for its football system. Mr. Simpson quoted and stressed his belief in Coach Jim Tatum who says the college gives football players books, room and board, tuition, and $15 per month--all strictly within the NCAA rules. The TV expert came out flatfootedly to predict a Maryland victory over Tennessee. The sports announcer was speaker at the annual Rotary luncheon in the Francis S'cott Key ball room in honor of the Frederick High football team. The service club president Clyde M. Roney presided. Other guests at the head table were Warren R. Evans. Johnny Norlander, Homer Brooks, Johnny Hummel. Other guests were Thomas Glass, Larry Luckadoo, of Frederick; Joseph Bardner, Culpeper, Va.; Leo Conway, Baltimore; J. G. Demeda, Belleville, Ontario; and Norman Hebden, Washington. Mules can go for longer periods without food than can horses. IMPERIAL BRUNSWICK 6:45 - 8:45 THURS., FRI., NOV. 29-30 "THE TEXAS RANGERS" George Montgomery Gale Storm · Jerome Courtland (Color By Super Cinecolor) 1HB-.JOIN HOSPITAL Section Pages and pages of articles about such things as the growth of the industry .. . sports on TV ... the newsreela ... plus many, many more! Informative ... interesting ... b« »ure to MM the Special, TV Section on-DECEMBER 2 THE SUNDAY SUN Delivered In Frederick FREDERICK NEWS AGENCY 53 S. Market St. Phone 311 Arcade Bowling League (Thursday Night Division) Standing Of The Teams W. L. Brown Liq. Gro. May Grocery Jack's Feed Store Stups Texaco , Ebert's Falk's Grocery .. Ceresville Motor Farmers' Co-op. 21 21 18 17 16 11 8 8 9 12 13 14 19 22 22 Pet. .699 .699 .599 .561 .528 .363 .266 .266 Weekly Statistics High individual game--Buck Fogle (Ebert's), 154; high individual set --J. Kline (Stup Texaco), 395; high team game and set--Stup Texaco, 619 and 1,740 BOSTON. Nov. 28--i/»V-The Boston Red Sox loduy traded Catcher Les Moss and Outfielder Tom AYrmht to the St. Louis Browns for Ken Wood, strong throwing outfielder, and Gus Niarhos, H smooth working but not too ruuped catcher. A Sox spokesman said no cash was involved. Moss came from the Browns to Boston early last season. Wright is a good hitting, but not too .smooth fielding outfielder who spent most of last season with Louisville. Niarhos became St. Louis property only yesterday when he figured in an eight-man swap between the Btowns and the Chicsgo White Sox. Today's deal Deemed tn be the forerunner of subsequent transactions as the Sox now have a superfluity of outfielders and only two catchers. They were weak behind the bat last season after Birdie Tebbetts was sent to Cleveland. Buddy Rosar was released soon after Lou Boudreau took over as manager from Steve O'Neill. Ninrhos and Aaron Robinson now are the only receivers whose names are on the Boston roster. Of the four involved in today's deal Niarhos compiled the highest batting average last year. .260 n 66 games. He appealed in onl 66 games because of injuries, ;hrowmg the brunt of the catching duties onto Phil Masi. Wood, who has an unusuallj stronp; and accurate arm, battec 237 last year in 109 games. He is 27 and Niarhos will be 30 Dec 6. Moss batted .198 for the Sox in 71 games last year and had a season's average of .197 in 87 games with both Boston and St. Louis. Wright, used mostly as a pinch hitter here, was in only 28 Boston games and baited .222. As outfielders the Sox now have Ted William;;. Dom DiMagjjio, Clyde Vollmer Don Lenhardt. Charlie Maxwell, Wood and Jim Piersall and can call on versatile Billy Goodman if needed. KAZMAIER SPEARS REPEAT NEW YORK, Nov 28 (ff)--Dick Kazmaier, P r i n c e t o n ' s brilliant triple-threat All-American tailback, and Robert Spears, Yale's 205- pound fullback, were the lone repeaters today on the All-Ivy League football team chosen by the Associated Press. The two-platoon squad of 22 men was picked after consultation with Ivy League and other Eastern coaches. BATTLE TO DRAW CHICAGO. Nov. 28 W*)--Johnny Bratton. Chicago, tonight fought Cuba's Kid Gavilan. world's welterweight champion, to a blistering ten ro.und draw in a non-title fight at the Chicago Stadium. The star survey being made at the Palomar Observatory in California will number the stars and systems of stars out to a distance of 350 million light years. ·ially called prewi conferenca In ew York August 9. when, aftei 1 toutly defending the dtomlnsed ithletes, he announced h« Intend* d to remain as coach of the wrecked squad. Recently there have been published repoits that Blaik already las a new job lined up for 1952 and a nationally broadcast tip thnt the Colonel will be 1952 coach of the professional Philadelphia Eagles. Meanwhile, up on the Huoson Army fever is being whipped into white-heat state by Cadets who are hoping to see last year's 14-2 upset Navy victory avenged. Three massive rallies are scheduled this week in demonstrations which haven't been approached since the Army-Notre Dame rivalry was at its highest pitch. Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, superintendent of the Academy in the Blanrhard-Davis era, addressed the entire corps tonight in the first of the big gatherings. Tomorrow--61st anniveusary ot the first Army-Navy game--a bonfire and series, of pe-p talks will follow the after-taps bugle blast. A giant sendoff Is planned for the team Friday before leaving for Philadelphia. 'Cadet hopes against the larger, more experienced Navy are vested largely in Fred Meyers, triple- threat quarterback from Enid, Okla. Army is not expected to make much headway through the rugged Navy line but Meyers is always a threat to score with a pass. At Annapolis, Coach Eddie Erdelatz said he would not start Bob ( Z u g i Zastiow, the -00-pound baekfield .star who was the main executioner in Army's defeat a year j ago. The important quarterback role will be taken over by Mike Sorrcntino. Erdelatz said also that three players may be called on for 60-rninute service. They are Halfback Frank Brady. Guard Dave Fischer and Tackle Walt Gragg. Til* NI-WK, Frederick. Md., Thur»d»y, Novi-mtrw 29, 1W51 ?AGE tl Army May Try To Win One For Blaik WEST POINT. N. Y.. Nov. 28. (/P) --When Aimy's tattered football legions assay against Navy Saturday at Philadelphia will they be trying to win one as a farewell gift to Coach Earl (Red) Blaik? Preparations for the 52nd annual service team spectacle are being earned out this week under a cloud of persistent rumors that the retired Army colonel will step out at West Point at the end of the present campaign To these reports, Blaik doesn't say "yes" and doesn't say "no." These same rumors got a wide a i r i n g last summer after the bulk of Army's groat football team, including the Colonel's quarterback son, were thrown out of the Academy for cribbing on examinations. But Blaik spiked thorn at a spe- Bradley University Leaves Conference PEOR1A, 111., Nov. 28 f/pi--Bradley University tonight withdrew from the Missouri Valley Conference, following the same action taken by Drake University last night. Bradley's withdrawal, voted by the school's faculty athletic committee, reduced the conference to six members--Oklahoma A TV1. Houston. Detroit, Tulsa. St. Louis and Wichita Drake ended 43 years of conference membership because of the league's failure to act on a piotest in the widely-publici/od "Bright case." Bradley entered the conference three years ago. Say you saw it in The News. THEATRE ·*· D A M A S C U S , MD Thurs. A Frl..,Nov. 2!Hh .t 30th "LITTLE EttYPT" (In Technicolor) Mark Sleven* Rhonda Fleming Selected Short Cartoon Shows: 7:15, fl:lfi Thursday, Friday Saturday Specials When Silco's In Town -- Prices Stay Down Quart Clorox loc Value | 85c \ r alue Brach's Lighter Fluid [chocolate Cherries 4 ounce can Pound Box 29c $1.25 Repeater ; Cap Pistols 89 Glass Wax 98c Value KNITTED CAPS 70c Value Brach's Choc. Covered Peanuts Full Pound 75c J5c Ammonia Water Quart $5.00 Natural Braids DOLLS 13 Inches $1.50 Value 60 Gauge NuMaid Nylons $1.09 2.98 30c Value Velour 111 N. Market St. Frederick, Md. $1.25 Vaccum Bottle Pint .50 Value Golden Arrow Guar. 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