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HypaflppaPVaiaBklgsJ HQ Thursday, Sept 27, 1951 DETROIT FREE PRESS s Giants Wod Trample Braves? 15 j22!3e' - 5; RIPS Win. Too t' Homers ; as A's 'Race Can't Be Settled for 2 Days Shantz Tames N.Y. for Fourth Time : NEW YORK (U.R) Three home runs prevented the Yankees from clinching a tie .for their third straight Ameri- Ican League pennant. ; The homers gave the Athletics a 4-1 victory over the New Yorkers ' and delayed a decision in the championship fight until Friday, at least. THE YANKEES and second-place Indians both are off Thursday. The Yankees can clinch the pennant Friday by winning both ends of a doubleheader from Boston, or they can clinch at least a tie by winning only one game. Cleveland does not play again until Saturday. Ferris Fain homered with none on in the first inning. Gus '.Zernial homered with one on in the third, and Dave Fhilley homered w ith none on in the third. That's the way the Yanks I w ere beaten. ; Little Bobby Shantz scored his fourth victory of the season over the Yanks on his 26th birthday. HE GAVrE up only six hits, two of them when he tired slightly in the ninth inning, but he was in command all the way. On the rare occasions when he got into trouble, the Athletics' infield helped him out with double plays, negotiating three of them to give the club 200 for the season. ' Fain put the A's out front, 1 to-0, with his shot into the right field stands in the first inning. Bob Kuzava eluded further trouble at that time, but Zernial, who is out front in the American League home run race, gave the A's two more runs with his 33rd homer in the third. After Elmer Valo had tripled, Zernial hit a tremendous wallop some 440 feet into the left field bleachers. That was all of Kuzava's brand of pitching the Yankees could take. He had been touched for six hits and five were for extra bases. JOHNNY SAIN came on and it looked for a moment as if he would be no improvement when Philley also hit a home run but that wound up the scoring for the day. The Yankees managed to score only an unearned run, getting it in the first inning when Mickey Mantle, leading off, hit a ground drive to Third Baseman Billy Hitchcock. He fumbled it while the Yankee speed boy legged it all the "way to second base. A single by Hank Bauer brought the run around that made it a shortlived 1-1 tie. PHILADELPHIA AB H O A KEW TORK AB H O A Joost. 5 Fain. I 3 Valo.r 4 Zcrnial.lf 4 Hitch'k.3 4 4 Slider,1 4 Tlnton.e 4 Shantz.p 4 3 4 Mantle.f 4 110 7 1 KiiEUto.s 4 113 2 A Kmier.lf 4 111 J O D'M' 4 12 0 1 3 M'D'ald.3 4 0 1 2 3 0 Berra.e. 3 19 0 3 1 Miic.l 3 0 9 0 4 1 ('a'man.S 3 0 3 1 3 1 Kuzava.p 0 0 0 O Sain.n 3 10 3 Totals 36 10 37 It Totals 31 6 37 8 Philadelphia w York 10 3 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 O 04 O O O 1 K Fain. Valo, Zernial. Philley. Mantle. E Hitchcock. Tipton. KB1 Fain. Zernial :. Philley. 'M Zernial. Snder. Shant. ;SB Valo. HR Fain. Zernial. Philley. BP Hitcheoek and Soder; Hitchcock, Joost and Fain: Jont. Suder and Fain. LB Philadelphia . w York 4. BB Sliants t. Sain 1. SO Shantz 4. Kuzava 3, Sain 4. H Kuzava 0 in 2. Sain 4 in 6. W Mant 18-9. L kuiaTa Attendance 11.745. ; Boston Goes Down Before Nats, 7-3 ; WASHINGTON - (JP) The flickering pennant hopes of the Boston Red Sox were all but extinguished when Washington's Sid Hudson and Tom Ferrick .collaborated in holding them to six hits as the Senators won, 7 to 3. BOSTON AB H IVM'lo.ef 4 O Pesky.3 3 1 Will'mft.lf 4 1 Vollmer.r 4 O fi'dman.l 3 1 B drrau.a 4 3 WASHINGTON O o 4 1 4 3 3 0 3 O O O A AB H O A 0 Vot.S 4 f' 1 Noren.ef O Vernon.l 1 Stele.r 0 Runnels. 3 3 M'hael.2 3 O 4ra80.c 3 O Hudoon.D 3 O i'errick.o 3 O Hatf'd.3 4 Vhlte.e 2 aStep'ens 1 JIOM.f O bWritht 1 Sarb'h.l 1 Mixon.D 1 rMaxwell 1 O O O Maitt'on.D O Kinder .p 0 dKob'son 1 O 1 0 O O O Totals 33 ft 34 10. Totals 33 11 S7 10 aFlied out for White In sixth. htirounded out for Mods in ninth. rFlied out for Nixon in sixth. dStruck out for Kinder in ninth. Boston 000 0O3O0 03 Waxhinrton 30O 300 01 x 7 R Prskr. Williams. Goodman. Yost. Noren, Vernon, Runnels 3, Mlehaels, Gra8. E Runnels, Michaels. Pesky. RBI Norm 3. Michaels. Grasso 3. ost. Goodman. Hatfield 3. Ferrick. 3B Mele. .'R Yot. HR Nore. fB Pesky. DP Michaels. Rnnnels and Vernon: Williams, Hatfield and Pesky: Hatfield and Goodman: Hatfield, Pesky and Goodnjan: Runnels and Vernon. LB Boston 7, Washington 7. BB Hudson 3, Scarborough 1. Masterson 4. Ferrirk 3. SO Hudson 4. Scarborough S. Masterson 2. Ferrirk 3, Kinder 1. H Scarboroach 8 in 3 Mi. Nixon 3 In Masterson 1 in 3Vft. Kinder 0 In lb. Hudson 6 in 5V4. Ferrick 0 in 3u. W Hudson I. Scarborough 13-9. Attendance 5,135. Deer Decoys DALLAS Some Texas hunters use a set of antlers which they rattle to attract deer within gun range. . Tip Yanks, 4-1, Batter l 4 tJi iWwj i ii frJ FVpe-- 'M'K-'&s YANK STOPPERS These four Philadelphia Athletic players celebrated in the dressing room after temporarily halting the New York Yankee drive to the American League pennant. (Left to right) Gus Zernial, who clouted his 33rd homer; Bobby Shantz, who, hurled his 18th victory; Ferris Fain and Dave Philley who aided the cause with circuit clouts. As of TODAY Football Under Fire; Will Someone Answer? By LYALL SMITH SITTING DUCK DEPT. This not only is the opening of the collegiate football season. xIt is the "open season" on collegiate football. The sport is being subjected to a terrific barrage from critics who never have liked it, critics who don't think they like it and critics who do like it but hope it will launder some of its dirty wash. "" ' There have been stories about the so-called twin evils of proselyting and subsidizing of athletes. There have been stories about the West Point cribbing episode, about the college president who resigned because his coaching staff admitted tampering with university records so promising gridders could enroll. Hollywood has jumped into the act with a flicker called "Saturday's Hero" which debunks the college football star. And now the erudite "Atlantic Monthly" is on the stands with a story by Allan Jackson, of Detroit, star lineman for the University of Michigan the past three seasons. Allan does quite a job in some -8,000 well-chosen words of deluding the game. He rips it up one side. He rips it down the other side. Then he jumps on it with both feet for good measure. It makes interesting reading. It will sell plenty of copies, a fact it is safe to assume was one reason the magazine bought it. But what I can't understand is why collegiate football offers no rebuttal to the waves of criticism which started out as ripples but now are king-sized. It's high time some official football personage pumped some new air into collegiate football. Up to right now, the game's adherents have pulled the "ostrich act." And as a result, the sport has become a sitting duck for its critics even though some are using what sounds like defective ammunition. , Losses Offset at M9 MSC BUT NOT FORGOTTEN DEPT. Each rival coach in the Michigan-Michigan State game at Ann Arbor Saturday claims his particular team was harder hit by graduation. Just for the record, Biggie Munn lost 12 lettennen and has 25 back. Bennie Oosterbaan lost 16 and has 22 back. Not much difference there'. Strangely enough, each team's losses in graduated personnel closely matches the others. State lost Sonny Gran-delius, its brilliant left halfback. Michigan lost the talented Chuck Ortmann from the same post. State lost Fullback LeRoy Crane. Michigan lost Fullback Don Dufek. State lost Jesse Thomas. Michigan lost Leo Koceski. Missing at MSC are Ends Done Dibble, Hank Minarik and Jim King. Missing at Michigan are Ends Harry Allis and Ozzie Clark. It goes just about the same the rest of the way down the line. All of which brings up the thought that it really isn't too important who is missing. Big thing is who will take up the slack. Joe's Big, but Can He Go? WHAT'S IN A NAME DEPT. Biggest hunk of manpower on the field at South Bend when Notre Dame meets Indiana Saturday will be End Joe Katchik, of the Irish. "Li'l Joe" stands six feet nine inches and weighs around 260 pounds! He is fast, a good downfield blocker and rough. But, although he is being groomed for a first string berth as offensive end, Joe is having difficulty catching the football. In a recent drill, "Li'l Joe" finally snagged a pass. Coach Leahy promptly stopped practice. Accompanied by his staff, he walked out to Katchik and solemnly shook his hand, so rare was the accomplishment. Joe is such an awesome sight Bend wags insist he is to be used for reasons of psychology. They claim the Irish will let the opposing team take the field and then send Katchik out as the first Notre Dame player. "Joe," they say, "will trot by news that 'the big fellows will be But unless the big fellow improves as a pass receiver, it's claimed they'll change his name Katchik. Baltimore Five Signs Ishman BALTIMORE (JP) Leroy Ishman, former American University basketball star, signed with the Baltimore Bullets pro team. Kuzava because of his size that South the other team and impart the out pretty soon.' " from Joe Katchik to Willie (?) Ishman, a rugged 6-foot, 4 inch 195-pounder, was an all-Mason Dixon Conference choice four straight seasons. He netted 1,371 points in 111 games. ? Brooklyn Preserves -Game Lead Hard-Pressed N.Y. Whips Phils, 10-1 Free Press Wire Serrices The Brooklyn Dodgers wouldn't die. Just when their pennant drive seemed doomed, they climbed back into the driver's seat in the tense National League race. Brooklyn ripped through the Boston Braves, 15 to 5, avenging Tuesday's painful double trim ming. The second-place New York Giants stayed right on Brooklyn's heels by trouncing Philadelphia, 10 to 1. THAT KEPT Brooklyn still just one game ahead, but time is running out on the Giants in their late surge. New York has only two games left, Brooklyn four. Any combination of three Brooklyn victories or Giant defeats will bring the pennant to the Dodgers. The Dodgers can clinch a tie for. first before New York goes into action again. Brooklyn will play Boston once more, Thursday, then go on to Philadelphia for a Friday clash. Then while the Dodgers play two more against the Phillies, the Giants meet the Braves twice.. , BROOKLYN quickly showed the Braves that they were off the slide by scoring four times in the top of the first inning. Four more runs in the fifth and a seven- run outburst in the eighth clinch ed it. Don Newcombe won his 19th victory despite a sore arm, giving up eight hits. Roy Campanella was the big gun m Brooklyn's 14-hit attack. He batted in five runs, including three big convincers with a bases-loaded double in the first inning. THE GIANTS, playing at night after Brooklyn's afternoon victory, knew they had to win or face virtual elimination. Larry Jansen came through with a f inenine-hit-ter for his 21st victory. Like the Dodgers, the Giants also struck quickly, scoring four runs before a man was retired in the first inning. Then they-went on for their 35th triumph in the last 42 games. Monte Irvin took the pressure off the Giants with a 400-foot homer with two men on in the first. Irvin knocked in four runs and scored two others to set the pace. BROOKLYN BOSTON AB H A 0 Addis,ir 1 Jrth'e.ef 5 Tor'son.l 1 Ciordon.3 0 Cooper. e O Estork.o 0 aHolmes 1 (ole.p 0 Bnrd'te.o 1 bElliott I.ocsn.s Mar'alf. Sisti.3 Kerr.s AB H O A Furlllo.r 3 1 4 O Keese.s S Rob'son.3 4 Ter'er,3 1 famp'la.e 5 Pafko.lf 4 S Hodxes.1 A Cox.3 5 ewe.'be,D 4 0 10 3 8 1 03 1 A O 0 0 0 O O (I O O 0 O O o o A 1 0 3 1 3 0 3 0 O O 0 O O 1 O ChVan.a O eHaris'ld 1 Surkont.o 1 Paine.o O StXl're.e 3 Totals 41 14 3? 9 Totals 34 8 37 13 aPopped out for Estock in sixth. bWalked (or Burdette in eiclith. eStruck out (or Chipman in ninth. Brooklyn Boston 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 7 IS O u o R Forlllo 3. Reese 2, Robinson 3, Campanella 3. Snider, Hodges. Cox. nreombe, Addis. Torgeson, Cooper, Kerr. St. Claire. E Kerr 3. KBI Campanella 5. Hodses 3. Pafko 3. Cox. Forillo. Robinson 2, St. Claire. Addis 3. Torjreson, Snider. 3R Campanella, Hodges, Nt. Claire. Cox. HR Addis, Torceson. SB Hodges. Robinson. HP Sistl. Kerr and Torceson: Robinson and Hodges. LB Brooklyn 6. Boston 4. BB Surkont 3. E stock 1. Cole 1. Burdette 1, Newcombe 3. SO Surkont 4. Paine 1, .Newcombe 5. H Surkont 7 in 4, Paine O in hi,. Estoek 0 in 1. Cole A in 1. Kur-dette 1 In . Chipman 1 in 1. HBP Chipman (Fnrillo). PB Cooper. W .Newcombe (10-0. L Surkont (12-ltt). Attendance 3,444. NEW TORK AB H O PHILADELPHIA A AB H O A Btanky.3 5 1 3 3 Toiinc,2 4 1 3 Ashb'n.ef 4 1 1 Sisler.lf 4 1 IiarR.s 3 Tho'son.3 3 Irvin, If Lo'man.l 5 4 0 1 1 1 3 O 1 8 1 4 3 0 3 O Mch'on.r 4 3 Jones.3 4 13 1 Ham'er.a 4 3 3 O W'tkus.l 4 3 5 0 Vilbcr.e 4 16 1 Johnsan.p O O O Hansen.n 0 O O dark 1 O O Heintz'n.n O O O Kons'ty.o 0 0 0 bMaio , 1 O O rhureh.a O O eBrown 1 Possehl.B O O dHollmil 10 0 Mueller.r S Wtrum.e 3 Jansen. p 4 Totals 37 9 37 11 Totals 36 937 7 allied out (or Hansen in eeond. bGrounded out (or Konstanty in fifth, c f anned (or Church in seventh, dlannrd (or Possehl in ninth. New York 403 31 00 O 10 Philadelphia 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 R Stanky. Dark 2. Thomson . Irvin 2. Lorkman. Mueller, Westrum, Hamner. E Ashburn. WaJtkus. Thomson. RBI Thomson, Jrvin 4, eittrum 4anen. Lockman. Wllber, Stanky. SB Irrln. Wfntrum, Stanky, Yon nr. Jones. Sisler. 3B Irvin. HK Irvlo. DP Hansen, Hamner. Waitkus. LB New York 9. Philadelphia 8. BB Johnson 2, Helntxelman I. i el l 1 D...-V. 1 , Wl Knnstanty 1, Church 1, Jansen 3, Possehl i. H Johnson l m n, Hansen n in Hetntzelman 3 In A. Konstanty 2 in 2Vi. Church 1 in 2. Possehl 1 in 2. W Jansen 121-11 ). L Johnson (5-8). Attendance 14.009. Carter's 696 Paces Stroh Peter Carter's 696 on 224, 235, 237, paced Stroh to a sweep of Charlie's, 2958-2750, and kept the defending champions in a first-place tie in the Motor City Bowling Classic at Log Cabin Rtcre-ation. Wallace Woolen, blanking Progressive, 2832-7420, stayed on top with, Stroh. Ellis Walker's 641 powered Log Cabin to the high team total of the night, a 3006-2695 sweep of Michigan Boiler. Join Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (JF) T h e Milwaukee Hawks, newest entry in the National Basketball Association, have acquired veterans Kevin O'Shea, Howie Schultz and Dike Eddleman. JACKSON Ex-Wbl "When Michigan loses, someone has to pay." That is the key point in a blistering indictment of big time college football. It is made by Allen Jaskson, star guard on the Wolverines' Big BIG DON NEWCOMBE (RIGHT) GRINS AT SIGN ANNOUNCING HIS 19TH VICTORY Roy Campanella (left) started Dodgers' spree with three-run double in, first Garver Gets No.l9,7tol, Off Tigers Browns Tag Three Bengals for 16 Hits Special to the Free Press ST. LOUIS Ned Garver moved to within one victory of the 20-mark as he pitched the St. Louis Browns to a 7-1 tri umph over the Tigers. If the farm boy from Ney, Ohio, beats the White Sox in his next and last appearance of the season Sunday, he will become the first American League hurler since 1924 to gain 20 victories with an eighth- place club. Hollis Thurston performed the feat with the White Sox that year a year before Garver was born. THE RIGHTHANDER can thank the Tigers for four of his victories in 1951, although he bowed twice to Detroit, once in relief. In 1950 Garver lost all five decisions to the Bengals. Garver got plenty of batting and fielding help as every Brownie hit safely in the 16-hit attack on three Tiger pitchers. Dick Marlowe, 22-year-old righthander from Toledo, made his first major league start and was pounded hard. The St. Louisans batted around in the first inning, collecting five hits and two bases on balls before Gene Bearden relieved. Aft er yielding the sixth hit and sixth run of the frame, the southpaw settled down and blanked the cel lar club until he was removed for a pinchhitter in the sixth. Wayne McCleland, another right-hander up from Toledo, yielded the Browns' seventh run in the sixth. BIG MAN in the Brownie attack was Bob Nieman, the rookie who hit home runs his first two times at bat in the majors. Nie man had four hits in five trips, one a double, to raise his average to .407. He missed a fifth safety when his cleverly placed bunt barely went foul. Cliff Mapes chipped in with two doubles and a single. In running his record to 19-12, Garver was scored on only in the fourth when a walk to Vic Wertz, a single by Johnny Groth and a double by Frank House produced the only Tiger tally. The Tigers, whose four-game winning streak was broken, threat ened several other times Dut sensa' tional stops by Shortstop Bill Jen. nings and Second Baseman Bob Toung snuffed out their hopes. IN THE EIGHTH, Hank Arft, whose friends gave him an auto before the game, speared a vicious line drive that he turned into a double play as the 2,784 paying fans cheered. DETROIT AB H O ST. LOOS A AB H O I.lnon.s 4 13 6 Tonn(,3 4 4 1 O Kell.3 4 Sul'Tan.lf 4 Werti.r 3 Kry'skl.t 3 3 House, e 4 Priddy.3 4 M'lowe.o Bearden.o 3 aGin.h's 1 M'L'md.D O bMulUn 1 1 4 1 O 3 6 4 1 3 S 1 11 3 3 1 4 1 1 1 Niemanjf 5 O O e 10 3 1 I O o O 1 o o o o o o Ksnp.r a Arft.l Batts.e S Marsh.3 4 Jenninrs.1 3 Oarver.D S Totals 33 7 34 17 Totals 38 1 27 10 a Penned out for Bearden in Jh. billed out for MrLeland in ninth. DETROIT ,?52 0 1 St. Louis 600 001 x 7 R Werti. Yonnr. Manes 3. Nieman, Bapp. Batts. Jennings. KBI Manes. ie-man. Rapp 3. GarTer. loon. House. l Manes 3, N'ieman. Jennincs. Hon-te. Youn. Batts. Rapp. DP Pridd,. tipon and Kryhoski; Arft (unassisted). IB Detroit 8. St.'touls 11. BB MarloweS. Garver 3. Bearden J. McLeljnd 1. HO Garrer 3, Bearden 3. H Marlowe in Bearden 7 in 44;. MrLeland 4 in 3. W Garrer (19-12). L Marlowe (0-1). Attendance S.784. M SYSTEM venne Ten and Rose Bowl championship team of 1950. . Jackson's blast at Michigan and football in general is contained in an article "Too Much Football" in the October issue of Atlantic Monthly magazine. JACKSON REBUKED Bennie, Fritz Scoff ANN, ARBOR Coach Bennie Oosterbaan, under whom Allen Jackson played, retorted, "Jackson is entitled to his opinion but I believe it is an isolated one. If many of the charges were true, I would NOT be a part of this staff." Athletic Director Fritz Crisler termed Jackson "an exhibitionist and a sensationalist. "I am not surprised at anything he might write," said Crisler. AT U-M SATURDAY Spartans May Unveil Ducketl, Bolden - Special to the Free Press EAST LANSING In other days this sort of talk would come under the classification of "secret weapons." But this year, discussion of Halfbacks LeRoy Bolden and Ellis Duckett is an open subject on the Michigan State campus. Neither freshman halfback has seen one play in college competition. Yet Spartan Coach Biggie Munn admits he is expecting some- ining special irom mem. He ev pects it to come in the Michigan game Saturday. How good is this pair of 19-year-old Negro speedsters? FOLLOWERS OF prep fortunes know them by reputation and observation. Last season, they were starring in Flint Northern's State championship line-up. They came to RISC a few weeks later as freshmen, in time to undergo the entire spring practice campaign. They lodked right at home in college ranks in intra-squad tests. The best answer, however, is that they must have plenty of talent if Munn is even thinking of playing them Saturday. Furthermore, State has experienced performers' at their positions, Bolden at left half and Duckett at right half. Both were under wraps last week against Oregon State. Bolden had recovered from, an ankle injury, but Munn chose not to unveil him. Djickett also sat on the bench. Still the coaching staff is high on both youngsters, and they have been getting plenty of action and close attention in scrimmages this week. - ' They could become key figures in the Spartan attack against the Wolverines. But they can't be tagged as "secret weapons." . Royals Capture Series Opener MONTREAL (U.R) A four-run outburst in the second inning and some tight pitching by a pair of left-handers gave the Montreal Royals a 6-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers in the opening game of the 1951 Little World series. Major League Standings AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. New York 93 56 .624 Cleveland 92 60 .605 Boston 87 61 .588 Chicago 78 72 .520 DETROIT 73 79 .477 Philadelphia 68 83 .450 Washington 60 90 .400 St. Louis 50 99 .336 GB 5', 15it 22 26 33i2 43 WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS St. Louis 7, DETROIT 1. Philadelphia 4, New York 1. Washington 7, Boston S. (Only Games Scheduled) THURSDAY'S GAMES DETROIT at St. Louis. Boston at Washington. B asts oo In the article Jackson Iev- , Michigan coaches find it necessary to emphasize winning to a much greater degree than is natural or reasonable and that this emphasis leads to unsports- Topor Gives Bennie Happy Grid Problem Versatile Fullback Plays Both Ways Special to the Free Press ANN ARBOR There's nothing like the return of a first-stringer to pep up a football team. The presence of Ted Toper as an available regular cheered both players and coaches on the Mich igan squad. Of questionable status since fall practice started, Topor has received the green light from the college elibility committee. In a short defensive scrimmage, the Wolverines appeared to be ris ing to a peak for Saturday's opener with Michigan State. PICKING THE spot or spots where Topor will go into the lineup is one cheery problem which Coach Bennie Oosterbaan must work out before then. Part of the answer was evident. Topor is expected to resume the role of a No. 1 linebacker beside Roger Zatkoff. That's a position the 215-pound East Chicago (Ind.) junior was slated to fill before he hit the eligibility snag. A two-way performer, Topor also will be in the offensive lineup, although possibly not the first string for a while.- Originally a fullback, he has been converted to quarterback., Michigan s, single- wing system gives Topor a chance to employ his rugged blocking. He was working as No. 3 quar terback behind Capt. Bill Putich and Don Zafagna. If Topor can work his way to first call, Putich will slide over to left half. NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. GB mi 1 Brooklyn -New York St. Louis Boston 94 56 .627 94 58 .618 79 73 .523 75 76 .497 72 79 .477 66 85 .437 63 88 .417 61 90 .404 15', 191, Philadelphia 22 Yt Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago 28i, Sli, WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Brooklyn 15, Boston 5. New York 10, Philadelphia 1. (Only Games Scheduled) THURSDAY'S GAMES Brooklyn at Boston. .(Only Game Scheduled) tball els his literary guns and lets fire with charges that: manlike conduct on tht field. 2 When game movies revealed such tactics as slug ging, the coaching staff "found it funny" and would order the film re-run so that everyone could see and laugh. 3 "Gang tackling" by opposing teams was decried, but encouraged by the Michigan staff for the Wolverines' own use. 4 Much of the "team spirit" as exemplified by handshakes before the opening kick-off and emotion on the ! bench by the reserves is . artificial. 5 Reserve squad members are deluded into remaining ' out for drills in order to be "cannon fodder" for the varsity even though the coaching staff is convinced they never stand a chance of making the intercollegi- ate grade. 6 Intense pressure is put on injured players to re-turn to the lineup even though not physically fit. A gridder who doesn't is regarded as a "coward." 7 From a player stand- ', point, the Rose Bowl is the . biggest of all the farces 1 connected with big time football. JACKSON WRITES he first heard the chant "When Michigan loses, someone has to pay" after the Wolverines' 25-game winning streak was snapped by Army in 1949. ' "Since then I have heard it repeated with dogged monotony by the coaches after each Michigan loss, including Michigan's loss to Michigan, State last fall," Jackson says. "During the practice week following this game I personally counted 43 repetitions of the slogan. On the question of unsportsmanlike conduct and "dirty play," Jackson writes: ?I do. not wish to imply that the players are actually taught unfab tactics at Michigan; this is certainly not true. But the Michigan . coaches find it necessary to emphasize winning to a much greater degree than' is natural or reasonable and in a game like football this sort of emphasis is bound1 to lead to unsportsmanlike, conduct." Jackson continues: "One of the key players on last year's teamwaa.noed for his feats in the boxing ring and for his quick tern-per. When on Monday afternoons the team would watch movies of the preceding Sati urday's game, this player would occasionally be seen landing a seemingly accident al left-hook on an opposing player's chin . . . This would invariably strike the coaches as funny and they wouldrun the play over again in slow motion so that everyone could see and laugh." JACKSON POINTS out the Wolverine coaches would point out the opposing team was "gang tackling" and warn the Michigan players to watch out for "that sort of thing." "Michigan's maize and blue players are not encouraged to 'gang tackle,' of course," says Jackson, "they are simply ordered to cover the opposing, ball carrier with a 'blanket of blue." Jackson relates how he suffered a serious knee injury the week before the Ohio State game in 1949. He spent two days in the hospital. ' . "I FOUND to my dismay," says, "That as soon as I could walk I was expected to 'gut it out' as the Michigan training room ' slogan would describe it, by reporting to the practice field, having my knee trussed up with tape and preparing to give 'my all fop Michigan." Jackson was unable to play in that game and subsequently an operation was performed on the injured knee which convinced the coaches he had not been "faking." I

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