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Dressen Does Not Feel Job Depends On Flog This Year Brooklyn - (/P - Think Chuck Dressen won't be back ai Brooklyn manager in 1953 if the Dodgers lose the National League pennant this year? Eome do. Not Chuck, though. \ "I don't think I'm on »ny spot," he said today before departing for the Yankee Stadium where the Brooks were to hook up with the New York Yankees. "I think we're going to win, but I don't think it's a matter of having to. "The way I figure it is that I won more games than that other fellow Burl Shotton. His club won 89 in 1950, and last year we won 97, counting that one in the playoff. I don't know how the front office figures it, but I hope they look at it my way. "I expect 96 will be enough to win this time. It usually ii and.! expect we'll win 96." Dresscn's team seems to be completely set, and he has attached only one "if" to his predic- CHUCK DRESSEN tions of a pennant. That concerns Clem Labine, a young fellow^ivho joined the Dodgers late last sea- six I He figures Labine ought to take , up the slack left by the departure , of 20-game winner Don New: combe to the service. 1 ! "If Labine's arm is okay all ··] year, he'll win as many as New- ''; | combe," theorized the Brook skip- ° I per. "He'll, be even better than i Newcombe because he'll pitch more often. I'll be able to send him in to relieve. Newcombe didn't like to relieve." Besides the expected 20 from Labine, Dressen figures on another 20-garne season Jrom Preacher Roe, his ace, 16 from Carl Erskine and another 15 from Ralph Branca. That makes 71 triumphs if they all come through as expected. The rest of the staff-flippers like Chris Van Cuyk. Joe Black, Ben Wade, Billy Loes and John Rutherford--will have to pick up the other 25 victories. He's particularly high on Wade, who has been in and out of the majors for several years. Ndional League Withdraws Sympathy For Durocher's Giants Now That Lip Has Elliott To Strengthen Outfield By The AMOclated Prew . Seven National League managers were thinking that, well, in four games with minor league, squads. The Philadelphia A's stopped Greensboro of the Carp- maybe they could spare a little i Una League, 9-8, and the Chicago sympathy for Leo Durocher, the White Sox had to go 10 innings harassed manager of the champion New York Giants. He had lost Monte Irvin and Willie Mays, two-thirds of his regular outfield, and what manager can afford that sort of a blow? But thinking it all over today, they went back to feeling sorry for themselves-- all except Brooklyn's Chuck Drqsscn, who still thinks the Dodgers will win the pot. Not only does Durocher have Bob Elliott to take Irvin's spot, but he has decided to give Dick Wakefield. who has played in just about all four corners of the country, a tryout. This will be the last one for the former University of Michigan bonus baby. He was turned down by several other. major league teams. Wakefield A Question The way Durocher has been waving his m a g i c wand, it wouldn't be a surorise to see WakeJield come through. Although the Lip is counting on his newest acquisition for pinch-hitting chores at . the moment, Dick could fill May's shoes if he looks good. He's been pounding the ball with authority and has banged out three hits in his four trips to the platp, including two in yesterday's 4-0 triumph over the Cleveland Indians. The Giants had been taking regular pastings from the Tribe in f'.eir cross-country tour, and the New York win was only the third in 14 games between the two teams. ^ But it was a noteworthy one at that for the Giants. Larry Janse'n and Max Lanier. a couple of Durocher's ton elbowmen, demonstrated midseason form in white- washin- the hard-hitting Indians. Jansen went the first six innings and turned back the first 10 Indians to face him. Lanier finished up. Pull One From Fire The Dodgers managed to pull one out of the fire, overcoming the Washington Senators, 4-3, after trailing, 2-0, after three innings. Starter Chris Van Cuyk was the winner. Bobo Newsom. at 43, before whipping the AtlanFa Crackers of the Southert) Assp'cii- tion, 10-9. The world champion New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers weren't so fortunate. The Yanks dropped a 6-2 verdict to the Baltimore Orioles of the Internationa! League, and the Tigers '' were trimmed by the Chattanooga lookouts of the Southern Association, 6-3. Snead Favored In Greensboro Open; Seeks Fifthlitle , G r e e n s b o r o , N. C.-(P)-The ; $10,000 Greater Greensboro Open, final event of the winter golf tour, got under way today with tht usual alignment ' -- Sam Snead against ttje field- « Masters Champion Snead won the inaugural Greensboro tournament 14 years ago and has added three mprs in the intervening years. Thus, it's quite natural that the White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., coin collector finds himself as th man to beat here. One 18-hole round will bf played daily through Monday over the 6,630-yard Starmount Forest Country Club course, a par 71 layout. The field listed, in addtiibn to Snead, -six other players who finished 'in the top 10 in the recent Masters. _ _ Capacity Is Assured For All-Star Clash Kansas Ctiy-OP)~The first an- 8me, " the hospitals (or cripple^ is assured a capacity Aggies To Test Michigan Power At Hog Relays Stilhyater-(Special)- Oklahoma A. and M. track and field men, fairly formidable/ this year despite the fact that freshmen and sophomores arc carrying the bulk of the load, face Big Ten track op- [SPORTS lORtHWESl ARKANSAS liMES, Fayettevilla, Friday, April 11, 1952 CARDS DEPEND ON 5TANKY Outcome Of Flag Races In Hands Of Key Players On Six Teems New York-f/Pi-Kach of I h p six i len^i o top ranking contenders fnr i! major Icayi'e pennants hus ;U Giants Picked To Retain Senior Loop Flag , io the key to the one key player who cnn settle the flag races. Last can piny JflO gamrs at second base, Hod year the doncst-rs pro-! v'l.i'^ViiV'piavnrs"!,! "the "flam""at dieted hat, Bobby Thomson and l , i , | , ( ,. fi| .,, , hn ,. t 0| . ,,,,, ,, mfi61d it v:otild en;:ule him to use I .'ii-]io-.T.(!i-,'n: t, IKK; of the Monte Irvin would have to hfive bift years for the Nen r York O'EUiir to win the fine. Both alh'o1r'- Kvl great yc^rs and the Giants dirt pn on to win. Hcsclin*f11iis year's key men .'u'r Thomson and Rob Elliott of J h o Giants, Clem ' abine nf the Brooklyn Dodgers. Boh Lcmcn and T.uke Easter of the Cleveland Imi'ans, Yogi Berra of the New Yo: I: in ncrri of a blood Porkers' Series With Suena Vista Canceled The lwo-;!ame .Dories Yankees, Curt Simmons of t h e i o i .^ Philadelphia Phillies n-d Eddie canci ::''"- j Arkansas and Duena Visla College. of .Storm Lake, Iowa., has been elled. The Stanky of the Rt. Louis Cardinal';, j j n a M v scheduled three clubs, n "«lcn for Thomson in I!t4n anil on May 1 ami '2. Tli? no:;t test for ind the Okla- ln! ' n when the .Giants iinlon''?ri [ n-c j; r -. ;n i li.ic'ts, vho have won their hi» pins--Johnny Mizn a n d ' two and lo.it uv this s?a f on, will Walker Cooper. ;i ) ; ! ; i » - h r l Hi? L'liivcrflly of I l l i Elliott, acquired from t h e Boston ' miis ,-il tho I'nrkcr diamond Mon- nual East-West basketball played for the benefits Shriners' children, crowd of more than 10,000 in Municipal nisht. Auditorium tomorrow . The Ararat Shrine Temple reported at a banquet honoring starting his fifth term wit'i the j · Nats, hurled the last three innings f 1 and sent nine Dodgers in a row . , - · , - , , ,, . ·; Players and coaches lait night that baok to the bench. The Boston Braves' Warren Spahn gave UD nine hits, but they were scattered enough to enable hi* team to decision the Boston H«J Sox, 5-5, despite a one-on home run by Junior Stephens. In the only other game between major league clubs, the Philadelphia Phillies nipped the St. Louis Cardinals, 8-7, in a six-inning contes'. called to permit the team to catch a train. Lucky for. the Phils.- The Cards scored twice in the seventh to go ahead, but the Phils couldn't get in their time at bat., so the score reverted to the end of the sixth. Major league teams broke even tickets Phog Allen, dean of the nation's , coaches and tutor of the NCAA and Olympic collegiate champion Kansas Jayhan-ks, is handling the West team. He has three of his own stars -- All America Clyde Lovellette, Bill Hougland and Bob Kenney. Henry Hank Iba, Oklahoma A. and M. coach, is directing the East all-stars. Iba is building his attack around Aggies Don' 1 Johnson and Pete Darcey. tin-Till V.n.tun Bill*; · Mumlr.m and OucKinn Awnlnn Ahmlitum Wlnd.wi an* DMT ·craem OiranwiiUI liwt -MorallMi PlKlm, FtntM Miln»a»t GABE COOPER MMW Uli «« ·» "·«""« Come In and See Us About Our Eoty Poymtnt Plan on Rt-Modflling Your Horn*, Building N«w Gorogt, Chicken Houit or Milk Borni, etc. ALSO W« Hor« Old ond New Philco lUfrigorarors ·nd FrMun Clifton Lumbtr Co, 17. W«tl Nrk, Ark. April Shorts Card April 12 -- Arkantat Rtlari. hfrt, April 14-- Arka'niai hiiiball team TI. Illinoii, her*. April 1 j -- Arkantli t«nni» team T«- Okla. A. and M., h*t». April 17-- Arkansas golf -team vs. Rice, at Houston.' April 18 -- Arkansas golf team vs. Texas A. and M., at College station. Arkansas baseball team vs Tulsn, at Tulsa, Okla. Arkansas 'track team it Kansas Relays. Lawrence, Kan. April 19-- Arkansas baseball team vs. Tulsa, at Tulsa, Okla. April 21 -- Arkantai golf learn TI. Ttxai, ht». April 23-- Arkansas tennis team vs. NE Okla., at Tahlequah, Okla. April 24-- Arkaniii biukall Itam TI, Tulia, htra. April 21-- Arkaniat banball l*am TI. Tulu, h»i«. Arkanill fall IMBI TI. Okla. A, and M., hen. Arkimat trick team at Irvili's shoes until Monte r?ti to action. The 38-ycar-oUl sin-:- TaTl ' per is counted on to drive in im- position tomorrow'. That will be in the Arkansas Relays involving Michigan, Arkansas an homa Aggies at Fayetteville. The Northern team is taking advantage of the Easter holidays to get into action on Southern J 3 "TM* earlier (his v/eck. must n tracks. . '"' ' ' Coach Ralph Siggins' Oklahoma Aggies are priming for the Kansas Relays at. Lawrence the following weekend. A . ' and M. showed satisfactorily at the Texas Relays recently, taking two relay events in the freshman-junior college divisipn of the meet and the. Irosh will move into varsity competition at Fayetteville this Saturday. The''Aggies set one freshman record at 'Austin and Jerry Perry, Cowpok^ vaulter, won his event in the university class with a leap of. IS-?' His goal of 14 feet has eluded him thus far this season b u t - h e has been missing it narrowly. Higgins is trying to figure out a relay combine that best fits his Aggie club. "We have three fine runners in several events, but haven't been able to come up with that fourth man," HteBins says. "And there ore no three-man relay events, unfortunately." Giants Need Pole To Put ^Pennant On New York-yP)-Anybody got an extra flagpole they're not using? The New York Giants have a National League pennant, but no place to hang it. A hurricane in 1950 destroyed the flagpole in centerfield in the Polo Grounds. A new one was built, but it's only strong enough to hold Old CJlory. So when the season opens Tuesday, the Giants will fly their pennant on the roof behind home platt--where it'll be almost out of sight. But, as one Dodger fan comment^:" "Nuts, they'll be using it only for this year, anyway." HST To Have New Glove For Final vn?s were onpt- f'or \Voclnssdny Thomson; who lest year slrur'c j am | Thurycln.v of this week. Rain ner^aps the most si7nificnnt hnm? v:;i:^c:l ni [ the fin t game and wc?l grounds caused it cloublc- hcruliT pl.'ir.rad for ycrlcrday to Ark;w:;'.s w i l l mc?l HIP Bu?:'fl fit f-Jionn Lake, lov/n, run in baseball history, c.-'rrirs (ho heaviest load-. Hob murt ;"'';UPT? :he lead role now f l i n t Monte I r v ' n IP sidelined with a. broken ankle. That role proved loo miK'h of a day ;'ili'.'rnorjii. Votp« ii!p, Ky-i/P)-Senator Rob- runs and 1 hit fhc loner hull ilvit · ort A. T n f f wnn six GOP National made Irvin Ihe most valuable i Convcnlinn dclcRnlr 1 volrs in Ken- Giant in lt):i!. j luclry yricrHay, and his forces Lemon, \vho hnd a so-so I T - H i nr.viirt?-! he would j»rnb off eight record - last -year after three; straight 20-,?ame winning , must have a big year for. Clove-! :;cnd : land. He is exnected lo lake Ibe slack should Bob Feller, E;nly Wynn or Mike G a rein fail to peat their 20-game seasons of '51. Easter is expected to he the bis; gun in 1he Indians' attack. Tho big question is whether his Inft knee, which underwent surgery last winter, will stand iTn. Berra, voted, the Amcriran j League's most valuable player last j year, takes Joe IDuMa^aio's, nlncc as the "bip uuy" of the Yankeer. Simmons, br.ck from Ihe A my, is expected to-leant un, with Robin Roberts ns the top pitching pair in the National League, Philadel- j phia manager Dri-die Snwyer is banking; all his pennant hones on the young southpaw who sparked the Phils to their first (1.13 in 35 years with 17 victorr- in 1050. Stanky, making his how as a biy K e n l i t c l . y nepubllcans w i l l cr- to Uieir national i)i Chic;i/jo July 7. By fiAYI.r TALfcOT New \'or'if-(A'l Days of l o u l searching and a curtain amount of prejudice have font Into tht fot- lowlni prediction 04 how thty will finiah In the National Ltafut race. Tht prnrr.it Is muck karitr than plain evpertinf. (I) Ntw York;' W) Brooklyn; (3) Philadelphia; («) St. Louis; (5) Boiton; (6) Clncinmtl; (7) Chicafo; (8) Pltt|bur|h. Only tv/o days ago we t.ad flvtn up on the Giants, Just an they had Riven up on themselvej. after Monte Irvin broke his ankle. But then they made a deal for Bob Elliott, who fhould unltad about 25 home rum Into the shirt left field stands at tht Polo Grounds, and now v.'t feel thay mii;ht'juil make it. Carl Hunbell cald down In Phoenix; "Give mt 'the pltchin| and a tight defense and you can have the hitting. 1 will win tht pennants." That, coming frorn the old master, casts the deciding votf. Flneit ritthlni The Giants still have much tbt finest pitching staff In their leaftut and they v:lll have a crack Inner defense once little Dsvey lyllllams, the baby ol the club, sett'ts down lo his new responslblliUtl. their outer defence will win no prltes after Willie Mayes goes Into the service next month, but It looks like you can't have everything. Word from tht Dodgtts is that Ihcy 'no longer ftar \tf Giants since Irvin's injury and Willie's call to the colors. The feeling here is that Charlie Pr»s«en'| tta* sul- fcred as great a loss in the drafting of lane Don Newcpmbt', and t h a t it will dlscovtr san4« within a short time. Besides, saveral key Urook'yni, IncluJJlHp Rita*,' Sob- iiiron and furlllo, Ire ovtr that .10 mark now and will tegln to feel the heat of August. Philadelphia is .the danger. Curt Simmons, a potentially great pitcher, rejoins th* tfam r-lortiy, and Connie "yan his pulled the infield together. It in · good looking outfit, but several of Hi stars still are burning becftuit they were Dot permitted to like their wlve-i tp training camp. Littlt thinjf which do not show on rfcor.4 fcOOit* often decide pennant*. Some are picking tht Cardinp.il to he right up there ft tht finish- This *eemi to be at least parity out of admiration for tbfir new manager, Eddie Staoky. t d d i f '" have them trapping, all , but he never could pitch, a Boiton. (houirh loaded with rookies, should have enm gh pitching to top ft xomewhat muscle- bound second division. . Cincinnati, slow afoot and with little hlttinje, wins the sixth slot more or less by default, and then crtmes probably the trickiest hit of selecting yet. Both the Cubs . a ttjtr at!iiMt and the PlrtjtM arc pftttjr We are Inclined^ to tike on the Cubs because thty .-iuimi still and only added * to their avermie »ft of last t The Pirates are operating wlthtt» tie babies, strictly, and It's to be a long summer for Meyer, their governesn. g4tnj Ally " Where Wakott-Charles Titlei Series Will End Is Question f Wmhlngton-Wl-Now suppose among the heavyweight!. -- ^ lizard Charles beats Jersey Joe There were no particular tut* amor.; the rating*, t*e*»l Walcott when they meet for the hMvywtlfht boxing championship of the world June .1. perhaps that the NBA found ion number of boxers worthy Do« Walcott then become the of -P«ial mention logical contender, enlitlrd to the 1 first chance at the title? For exumple, take Sugar .ft*/ | Robinson, the middleweight ¥ing£ A ^ _ 4 V 1 4 . , ' The NBA rated five boxefl at And then suppose this match Is j , , cM contenders for hU .-«««i. madf. end Walcott wins, docs, toppcd by Rudolph Tu ^* r J" ^ff?TM* * h !JT* n JT OSt , e "-!Entf»nd. He held the title titled to fight Ihlo? for the champion- winning It from Robinson-. thtn losing it back again. "T.TV. Fiqhts Lost (By The Awoclattrf rr«B^ New York-l/P)-Stionyilde : When, If ever, will this marathon roatch-msklnf; end? Thl.« thounht comes up today because of the National Boxing Association quarterly ratings. These ratings. announced yes- ..... .......... --.,..,, ttrdiy, ihow Walcotl at the tc.p of ! den-- Danny Joe Perez, . the heap. Jujt beneath him Is ; York, knocked out Joey SctfUii, Charles, the man he fought five j J3S, New York, 4. i**T: timti and then f i n a l l y defeated | -- -- · - , ..-·-; with a seventh round knockout in ! BOWL FOR HEALTH--- PlttJbursh July 1(1. Jim Bentnn Bowling l^ Still hanging « r o u n d the fringes, hoping ' t h a t cither Walcott for Charier or both, give up, ·re Rocky" Marclpno and Clarence Henry, rated at No. 3 and No. 4 Not white, not wheat, not fjfc nut a flivor blend of all Ulri*~ Junge's Roman Meal BrHd- T · BOWLING ^-1 W I imvs? j \jlJOl K I The Rogers keglcrs trtmmcd I he league leading Mcllroy Bunk ^-1 uj reach a first place lie with the l)ank- crg. Hahn Cons! ruction Co. loo" Palace Drug 3-1, while Kcllcy Bro. , Lumber tf). and WliitllelU Motor C». \ split 2-2. Stump Furniture Co. d u m p ed Cy Carney Appliances. 4-0. n^ did Fairway Slorr with Bohc's Grocery. ! Mason's Campus Grill look Dr. I'ep- pcr 3-1 and C. A. Swnnson's look i..j nard rollinff Rlckett's Drug wroup. ;t-i. J Modern Motors, Ferguson s C a l e t c r i n , , and Coca-Cola rolled half of richcdu.utt matchcB.' lo be pairorl agai Ion's Drive-In. Ine R f t t e r Afionry. un Proctor Potato Chips nt a I n f e r dftd Kerguson'fi b'astcd high team with 2.787 pins and Swanson's look i team single w!lh »»-1. O. R. Mi'.chcil. of Dr. Pepper, topped a scrict ol fiOS. while Francis Hahn. of H n h i i Construction. Co., was hottest for -,\ I single game at 241. Hi^h M:nrpT wcr.: prevalent HT the frillowing indivir1ii.il rexultJi indicate: Hosack. 2^-5'Ji; A. M. Zjnn. 212-^76: M. F, Stnn'or.l. 211573; Col. Henry Nciteon. 23(i-:.7'): Francis Hahn. 242-559: J. L. McKtnk-y, · J 2r»-562; Ralph Ferguson, 191-5.15. L«KUC Standing! Mcllroy Bank r,:t Rugcrs. Arkan»:ts _ 'ft Hahn Construction Co '.W K f l l e y Brns. Lumber Co 3d Dr. Pepper nickett's Drug 1 C. A. Swansnn nnri Sons t Stump Furniture Co. Cv Carney Appliance . .. Drake R f l a y j , De» Molne», lowi. A»rll 21-- Arkaniai lunli IH» TI. Drurr, kti*, Arkaniit coif team vt. ort Worth. rkaniit coi .C.U., t F T.C.U. April 2»-- Arkanm tolf S.MXT, irod t««m vi. April SO--Arkinm baseball team vi Omaha U., at Omaha, Nebr. Chicagp -f/P)- President Truman will have i new southpaw glove j to wear when he tosses out the first hall in the Boston Red Sox- Washington Senators season baseball opener Tuesday. A personal friend of Mr. Truman, Fr#d J. Bowman, president j of a sporting gopds company, sent, the special glove to the president j n a mahogany chest with a ster- : ling silver name plate. I Bowman served as an instrument sergeant during World War under Mr, Truman, at thai time a captain in the 37th Division. Monday Is Deadline For Joining Boys Club Midget Baseball Loop The deadline for joining the f-'ayetteville Boys Club Midget j Baseball League has been set at 6 p. m, Monday, club director Bob LoRjdon announced today. Boys of 11 to li years c-f age are eligible and tho?e who are 13 when they i|n up'arf eligible the entire season,' Plans for the lta|ue call for as many team* ai possible «nd- Lois- don reported that rnanafers of the teams Ire, ote4(d. fy asked that any men with ^iteball experience Interested in managing one of the ttann contact him after « p. m., ·t telephone number 1909-W, or call A. D, McAllliter, Jr., club president, at 747, dujirj the day. CrtilRhton's Drivr-Ii Fnirwny Store Mason's Cifr The. I l i t t r r Arency Bohc's Grocery Palanc Drug Proctor Polaio Chins -- -W h l t f l f l d Motor Co. . . . ·incomplete I Eat Wh^t Hike Fear of heartburn, »our stomach dnetn'l tpoil mv *njovmcni of favorlic footJn. Ltke m i l t i n n i of A m e r i c a n s I c a r r y Tumi ·Iwiyj. 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