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SPORT SECTION THE DETROIT FREE PRESS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 193 Notre Dame Backs Run Wild Over Kansas Eleven, 52 to 0 Hank Takes His Last Swings at Babe Ruth's Record Santa Clara Crushes Stanford Eleven, 22-0 Broncos Show Power in 1938 Grid Debut; Trojans Beat Oregon State, 7-0 Wherf the Tigers meet Cleveland in double bill at Cleveland Sunday, Creenberg will be shooting both barrels at Babe Ruth's record. As the two games will close the 1938 season, it will be Hank's last chance to tie or surpass the Babe's total of 60 which has stood as a record since 1927, and as the games will be played in the spacious Municipal Stadium, Hank will have bis best chance by aiming them to right field. He was held without a hit Saturday. Saggau Makes 1 51-Yard Romp 17 ay hawk Passses Are Only Threat By Earl Hilligan SOUTH BEND, Oct. 1 (A.

Notre Dame's fifty-first football team, sparked by a classy k-. St. afterward, the Indians were within three yards but were held for downs. Santa llara Mantnrd 0 0 0 0 Hcorlnt. Santa tiara: touchdowns, till-bert.

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I I I It PALO ALTO, Oct. 1 (A. Santa Clara, champion of the Sugar Bowl the last two years, opened its 1938 bid for national football recognition today with a stunning 22-0 victory over Stanford University. Some 50,000 fans watched in amazement as the alert, charging Santa Clara eleven completely routed what pre season dope heralded as one of the strongest Stanford teams in many a year. It was Santa Clara's third successive victory over its neighboring rival.

Santa Clara scored a first-period touchdown after a 67-yard drive; pushed over another in the second quarter after returning an intercepted pass 50 yards to the eight-yard marker, then smashing over, and pulled off another march of 61 yards In the third period to end up behind the Stanford goal. A safety added two tallies in the final quarter when Glen Hamilton, sub Stanford fullback, was chased back 21 yards and dropped behind his line. Stanford showed two flashes of power in the third period, and lost the ball each time after nearing the Santa Clara goal. One rally was halted on the one-yard marker after a 68-yard advance. Shortly Lawrence Tech Gives Up After Three Periods MOREHEAD, Oct.

1 Morehead College, beaten but once in two years, -rolled like a tidal wave over Lawrence Tech, of Detroit, here this afternoon to win, 78 to 0, in a football game in which almost the entire last quarter was lopped off the playing time. The Detroit club packed plenty of weight, but could never successfully halt the fleet Morehead backs. It was a big five minutes in the third quarter that enabled the Kentucklans to run the score up as the Eagles scored seven times on nine plays and piled up 47 points in less than eight minutes. Tech played stubbornly during first quarter holding Morehead to a pair of touchdowns. The Eagles, with the reserves playing more of the time, ran over two more touch downs and added a safety in the second period to run the half time count to 29 to 0.

The Detroit team seemed to give up after Jug Var-ney ran their opening kick-off 71 yards for a touchdown on the first play In the third quarter. MOKKHEAD LAWRENCE TECH Hammonds KE Burkr Marmil Millrr Henry nuxa Horton Kolli; Kaillunat Mlka Balky R.T Gllllnrs Ishmasl B.E Dysko Stanley Q.B ancle hnwskl Varney L.H..... iter Fttrh B.II Ullrich Fair F.B Makl Morehead IS IB 47 0 7H Lawrence Tech 1)0 0 0 Touchdowns Mtanley 3, Varney Fair 4. points alter touchdown Marsettl 7, Hammonds 1. Hiihstltutlons: Morehead Anderson, Lowman, Kawllntrs, Adams, Edwards, Wat.

son, kiser, Ganl. Tallent, Ualker, Petro, Hixitlntmttnm. Lawrence Tech Bickel, C. Cntta, Costa, Coulman. Iltipke, (filling, Mahnney.

Mills, Rniideliaah, Mtrra, Stevens. Lions Favored after Inurhilowli l'rllenrlni (plaet kick). U.S.C. Ekes Out Victory LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (A.

University of Southern California opened its Pacific Coast Conference football drive today by scoring a 7-0 triumph over Oregon State College. Mickey Anderson, tiny Trojan quarterback, bore the brunt of the attack, but it was a reserve, Oliver Day, who got the lone touchdown credit by smacking the middle of the line. Phil Gaspar booted the extra point. Southern California rolled up a total of 271 yards by air and ground to a mere 19 accumulated by Oregon State. Twice, however, the Trojans reached a distance less than a yard from Oregon State's goal, and twice they were thrown back.

Orenon Slate 0 a 0 II Southern California II 0 7 (11 Touchdown Day. Point after touchdown Gaspar (placement), California Wins Easily PULLMAN, Oct. 1 (A. An outclassed, downtrodden Washington State College football team was smothered here today by the University of California Golden Bears, 27 to 3. The Bear first utring ran up a 20-3 score at the end of the half and the second and third teams pushed over the final California score in the last quarter.

Hillsdale Swamps Olivet with Ease Dales Pile Up 32J, Edge in Opener OLIVET, Oct. 1 Hillsdale College defeated Olivet. 32-7, in the opening game here today. The inexperienced Comets wera outclassed from the start, making: only seven first downs to 20 for the 'Dales. Piatt counted the first Hillsdale touchdown on a plunge from the five-yard line following a 20-yard gallop by Rizzardi.

The Dales counted twice in the second quarter on a line plunge by Karwaski and a 15-yard pass, which Piatt tossed to Larson over the goal line. Kalamazoo Wins ADRIAN, Oct. 1 (A.P.) Kalamazoo College, M.I.A.A. champions, swept to a 45-0 football victory over Adrian College here today. The game will not count in M.I.A.A.

standings because Adrian, forced with a shortage of up-perclass players, used freshmen in its line-up, through permission of association officials. The Hornets punched over thret touchdowns in the first period, Fullback Steve Dalla making two and passing to Danny Wood for the third. Adrian's defense slowed the attack in the second period but near its close Don Spalsbury passed to Talt for the fourth touchdown. Sd.f -1 'J U. of M.

Ends State's Reign with 14-0 Football Victory to Defeat Rams Clark Has Team Full Strength at Coach Dutch Clark and his Detroit Lions left late Saturday for Cleveland to play their second pro football game tomorrow with the Cleveland Rams. The Lions won their opener three weeks ago when they defeated Whizzer White and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Because the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians will be playing tneir final games of the season in Municipal Stadium, the football game will be staged at Shaw Stadium in East Cleveland. The Lions will be at full strength, with a squad of 30 mak ing the trip, and they are favored to win. The next home game for the Lions will be played Sunday afternoon, Oct.

16, at Briggs Stadium against Sammy Baugh and his world champion Washington Red skins. The field in the baseball park will be laid out along the third base line, with the baselme serving as one sideline. Indians Scalp Foes HANOVER, N. Oct. 1 (A.P,) Dartmouth beat St.

Lawrence, 51-0, today on Hanover's memorial field. eophomore and powered by almost a. score of hard-running ball carriers, rolled ovei Kansas, 52 to 0, today. Opening their second half-century of football, the Irish scored in every period to rout the Jay-hawks and give promise of producing one of the strongest running games in recent Notre Dame grid history. Something of a rarity In the Irish system, a first year star, played a brilliant role In the triumph.

Bob Saggau, of Denison, six-foot sophomore, broke away for the longest touchdown run of the afternoon, 51 yards, and otherwise gave a brilliant account of himself. Kansas, unable to crack consistently the strong Irish forward wall, relied largely on passes and in Sophomore Ralph Miller had a tosser of high caliber. In the final period two aerials carried Kansas to the Notre Dame 14 for the Jay-hawks best scoring bid but an intercepted pass ruined that opportunity. It was the fourth and final time during the game that Kansas advanced past midfield. Notre Dame at the time was using the last of about 80 men who saw action.

Tonelll, on a six-yard dash around end, scored the first Irish touchdown midway through the Statistics of Game KAN. N. DAME First downs 0 17 arris rained rushlnr US SH'J Forward passes attempted 24 fnrMwrd trasses completed 7 3 Yard trained, br forward parses S3 St Yards lst. attempted forward passes Forward passes intercepted hy 6 Funt inr averatc, frqm wrimmate 3S SS Total jardi. kirks returned 145 143 Opponent, fumbles reenr- ered Tarda lost, penalties 5 4ft Inrludes nonls and klcknffs.

first period. In the second Ben Sheridan, speedy reserve back, reeled off 30 yards to score, after which Ed Simonich crashed 11 yards through center for another marker. The third period saw Lou Zon-tinl go 25 yards for a touchdown and Harry Stevenson pass 30 yards to Earl Brown for the fifth score. Before the stanza was over Sheridan tore 13 yards off tackle for a touchdown, on a particularly brilliant reverse. On the second play of the last period, Saggau broke away for his 51-yard scoring jaunt, with the final Irish touchdown turned in by Kilt Piepul on a six-yard dash.

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Purdue Rips Butler INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 1 (A.P.) Purdue's Boilermakers ripped through the Butler University line for three touchdowns and a 21 to 6 triumph before 18,000 spectators in Butler Bowl this sunny afternoon. Jack Brown climaxed a steady Purdue march in the opening period by going around his right end for the first Boilermaker score. In the second quarter, Brown filtered through the Butler line and ran 50 yards for another touchdown. Taking a Bulldog punt on his eight-yard line in the third period, Lou Brock ran to Butler's 28 and nn the next play went for the third touchdown.

Silvio Costantlno, reserve back, caught a pass from Harding in the end rone for Butler's lone counter. Purdue 7 7 7 0 Butler 0 6 6 Purdue seorint: Touchdowns Brown Brink. Points after tmirbdown Hennis, Nesbltt. Bni.k iplare kirks), buller curings Touchdown 4. Dstanlina.

Chicago Held to Tie CHICAGO. Oct 1 (A.P.) University of Chicago's Maroons twice came within two yards of touchdowns today, then found the Bradley line turned to granite and were forced to accept a scoreless tie in their opening game of the season. A crowd of approximately saw Mort Goodstein lead the Maroons on a 74-yard drive that bogged down on the Bradley two-yard line as the second period opened. In the same period the veteran Chicago backfield marched 46 yards to a first down on the four-yard line. In four plays, however, the Maroons could gain only three yards.

Illini Power Beats DePaul CHAMPAIGN, Oct. 1 (A. Illinois' 1938 football team, stopped last week by Ohio University, came back here today with a powerful running attack which netted them 347 yards from scrimmage, 16 first downs, and a 44 to 7 victory over De Paul University, (f Chicago. The Illini scored almost at will ss Coach Bob Zuppke's team pushed across one touchdown in the and third quarters, two in tr.e miu Fl i 7 i' 4 4 I. Pitts Power Crushes Owls Panthers Run Wild to Win, 28-6 PHILADELPHIA, Oct.

1 (A. Throwing only one forward pass, Pittsburgh's powerful football team ripped Temple's line to shreds today to score an easy 28 to 6 victory. Although outgalned in first downs, 14 to 12, the Panthers scored within the first four minutes of play after blocking a Temple kick and then went on to amaze a crowd of 40,000 with their powerful off-tackle slants and end runs. Dick Cassiano did most of the ball carrying, scoring twice in the first period on 10-yard sweeps around end. All-America Marshall Goldberg plunged over from the two-yard line in the third period while Emil Naric, a substitute halfback, scooted 16 yards for the final Pitt score In the last perioa.

Scores on Pass Temple, held within its own ter ritory in the first half, came back to score their lone touchdown on a 21-yard forward pass, Jack Ber- rier to Mike Lukac. eariy in me last quarter. In the last five minutes of play the Owls' Berrier and Lukac out on an aerial display that carried 65 yards to the Pitt eitrht-vard stripe before tne Panthers held for downs. Hoffman paved the way for Pitt's first score when he blocked Kovacevich's punt. Chickerneo recovered on the Owls 29.

Five yards gained a first down on the 10 frqm where Cassiano went around right end to score. The Panthers put on a 79-yard march a few minutes later for their second score, Cassiano again going around right end from the 10-yard line. Pitt took the second half kickoff and drove 63 yards for Its third touchdown. A 17- yard run by Goldberg featured the drive, which ended with Goldberg plunging over from the two-yard line. Pitt Marches On Temple took to the air early In the last period to cover 60 yards for a score.

In this advance Berrier threw five forward passes to Lukac, the last good for 21 yards and the touchdown. Pitt took the succeeding kickoff and drove 63 yards for its last touchdown, Naric getting loose on a reverse from the 16-yard line to score. FITT TEMPLK Dsdillo Merovsky l.esouskl IlMnniea Fetro lUsknn'skr Hoffman Chlekerneo (assisno Mebblna Ooldberf Waltt Koluittti lrull. Rt Mrtii Orandovtr L.T L.0 tf.B Berrier Luhttr HoDOfbWk 7 7 Fltt Tempi 0 0 0 6 0 Tourh downs Lakar, rnino S. Gold-Hrx, rie (sub fitr Stebhio).

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Field ludie almel (Colby. U. of M. New Deal on Gridiron Clicks Kromer Puts Punch in Crisler's Party Continued from First Sport Page State partisans were very, very silent when Purucker kicked out-of-bounds on the State six-yard line. That made State reach deep into the grab bag of plays to get out of there.

It succeeded by working the old Statute tf Liberty play, which put the bail on the State 18. The Spartans gave their first real yell when Ciolek got away a pass to Diehl that netted a gain of 48 yardJ. Diehl was out ahead of the pack and had a clear field, but w-as pulled down from behind by Ed Phillips on the Michigan 24. The play of Michigan was so good that It brought pats of approval even from the Spartans. When TrosUo threw Pearc for a lotts on an attempted end run, Pearce was patting him on the back before they stopped rolling.

State didn't have much chance to return runts. Michigan in-variably kicking out of bounds. N'par the end of the third quarter Ciolek took a punt from Hook and rttumed it one foot before One othr was a fw yaris later in the lllllLllllllllllllllllllllllllillilllP Buy Your (T Buy Your I Tickets fS Tickets I 1 N0W N0W 1 Both Touchdowns as Makes Bow the field. Me was moved to University Hospital, where examination disclosed a strained leg liga ment. Spartan Line Yields From Stateja 40-yard line, the march continued.

It was a thrilling sight to Michigan followers as Trosko, Purucker and Hook hammered at State's weakening first line. Trosko rushed State's ends. Purucker, the best punter on the field, ran wildly behind good Michigan blocking to the Spartan 15, Crisler put in his two offen sive pistols Harmon and Kromer for Trosko and Purucker. The pair came off the field in excellent con' dition. In a 1958 edition of Michigan's "Old 83" play, Hook swept wide and swift around State's right end to the Spartan two-yard line.

With two minutes left to play and on first down, Kromer hit through center for the touchdown. It was a mass play and Michigan was best in that sort of a power demonstration. Outlook Bright for 'M' Not until then did the Spartans appear whipped. Thus did a great Michigan State team battle for 68 minutes ajralnst a determined group of veterans and enthusias tic young athletes with great credit. In the last minute of play, Pimrel advanced the ball to mid' field with passes but the final gun stopped him.

Greater speed, quicker charge In the line, swift moving backs and improved close line and down' field blocking plus abundant and powerful reserves won the game for Michigan. The Wolverines are far from a finished and polished Big Ten team from the backfield finesse standpoint. The line appears to be tops defensively. But Michigan certainly has power and speed in its backs. With passing to augment it, who can tell where Michigin will go in 1938? The Wolverines certainly demonstrated that they like football and are on their way up.

MICHIGAN MICHIGAN STATE Coach Crisler Is All Smiles After Triumph ANN ARBOR, Oct. 1 (A. I If you happen to meet a tall, handsome man with his face wreathed in smiles, it probably is Herbert Orin (Fritz) Crisler. There was no happier person to be found than Crisler after his Michigan football team conquered Michigan State, 11 to 0, today for its first victory in the intra-state classic in five years. "I'm very, very proud of my team," was all Crisler could say until the handshaking and con gratulations had ceased.

'The boys played their hearts out and they looked great for an opening game. They certainly made my debut a glorious one, didn they?" In the dressing room the players slapped each other on the back and clasped one another as they chanted, "We re on our way." They directed most of the praise for today victory to Crisler. "He's a great coach," several players said. There was little comment In the Michigan State dressing room across the way and the only re marks came from Coach Charles Bachman. "Michigan has a great team and they deserved to win," he said.

"Their line outplayed us and that is where we lost the game. He said "a few breaks" would have "changed the picture" but can't alibi this one. Michigan is definitely on the upgrade. They have young players that are very good but you must remember we've won four in a row and they must win, too. "A few passes at the right place would have put us into the game, but weren't two sustained drives by Michigan beautiful We're not downcast but remember this, we'll be back next year." Crisler's tribute to the Spartans was: "They played a fine game and they were a splendid team.

Honestly, we were scared to death." L.S.U. Beats Texas AUSTIN, Oct. 1 (A.P.) An inspired University of Texas line, which played Louisiana State off its feet in the first half, crumpled in the third period here today and the Tigers defeated Texas, 20 to 0. rai MILE NATIONAL FIIOOET CLASSIC Ztiter Midget Spttdway tin a Kllkk ft WIS CUM OCT. i FOOTBALL AT POPULAR PRICES Paul Kromer Scores Crisler's Team Continued from First Sport Page Michigan relied almost wholly on rushing to advance the ball.

The paas was used only as a threat. In choosing plays and cashing in on every opportunity In a tough game, young Forest Evashevski turned In perhaps the best sophomore job of handling a team that has been produced in this stadium. Trosko's Interception Starts It Late in the first period, with State apparently surprised and groggy at the new Michigan power, punch and spirit, the Wolverines began their first touch down drive. Trosko set the stage for it when he halted a determined State passing attack with an Interception of a Pingcl pass on the Michigan 47. Trosko tossed a 10-yard heave to Valek and, opening the second period with a favorable wind, the drive was on In earnest.

Kromer, Ed Phillips and Trosko battered the State line until the ball rested on the State three-yard line. Kromer hit off State's left tackle for Michigan's first touchdown and the vast crowd cheered wildly. The Spartans, with Pingel head lng a passing parade, took to the air to move the ball as far as Michigan's 30-yard line Immediately after Michigan's score, His passes to Ole Nelson were a con stant source of doubt and uncer tainty to Michigan. But, as was the case throughout the game, when Pingel or Ciolek approached the Wolverines 30' yard line, the big Michigan line waltzed In and took charge to hurry to harrass the passing. Ciolek Proves Worth Charlie Bachman, State coach, used his alternates throughout the third period.

Bachman's second stringers were hammered, too, but not until Ciolek had. proved him self nearly as worthy a football player as the mighty Pingel. Ciolek paraded his team to the Michigan 30 to give Wolverine followers some anxious moments. But the Spartans did not have a running game to match their passing precision and finesse. Nor did State have the reserve and alternate material that Crisler paraded on his football field today.

State's starting and best line up was stacked against Michigan when the second Michigan touch down was scored. It was a bril liant march of power through a line that sold every inch as dearly as any coach could ask. The power parade started from the Michigan i'3. Wallie Hook, another veteran who distinguishej himself in Michigan's new power barktieid, hit naf' and SAifuy up through State center on quick opening plays Purucker clashed up through the middle to mid-field. Opt.

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