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Pros Hold Player Draft



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1107 S. University Ave.

By The Associated Press
Iowa quarterback All-American
Randy Duncan was selected by the
Green Bay Packers as the number
one choice in the annual National
Football League in Philadelphia
Duncan, the leading passer in
the nation and field general of the
Hawkeyes' Rose Bowl bound West-
ern Conference champions, was
one of ten players chosen from the
Big Ten.
Among these players was Gary
Prahst, Michigan's only gridder to
be picked at this time (only the
first four rounds were completed).
The big Wolverine end was the
fourth draft choice of the Green
Bay squad, but he was traded im-
mediately to the Cleveland Browns
as payment for an earlier deal.
Aside from Duncan, three other
Big Ten players were honored by
being chosen on the first round.

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Don Clark, Ohio State's great half-
back, was taken by the Chicago
Bears; Rich Kreitling, with a
year's collegiate eligibility left,
was picked by Cleveland; and Don
James, Ohio State center was
selected by Pittsburgh and then
traded to San Francisco,
Here are the complete draft
choices made in the first four
rounds completed by the National
Football League teams:
Green Bay - Randy Duncan,
Iowa quarterback; Alex Hawkins,
South Carolina back; Boyd Dow-
ler, Colorado back.
Chicago Cardinals - Bill Stacy,
Mississippi State back; Jerry Wil-
son, Auburn end; James Butler,
Vanderbilt back; Ken Beck, Texas
A&M tackle.
Philadelphia-J. D. Smith, Rice
tackle; Wray Carlton, Duke back;
Jim Grazione, Villanova quarter-
Washington -Don Allard, Bos-
ton College quarterback; Emil
Karas, Dayton tackle; Jim Wood,
Oklahoma State end.
San Francisco - Dave Baker,
Oklahoma back; Dan James, Ohio
State center (first round choice
from Pittsburgh); Bob Harrison,
Oklahoma center; Ed Dove, Colo-
rado back; Monte Clark, Southern
California tackle.
Detroit-Nick Pietrosante, Notre
Dame back; Charles Horton, Bay-
lor guard; Mike Rabold, Indiana
tackle (second round choice from
Pittsburgh); Ron Koes, North
Carolina center; Ron Luciano,
Syracuse tackle (third round
choice from Baltimore); Art Bran-
diff, VMI back; Bob Grottkau,
Oregon guard (fourth round
choice from New York).

Chicago Bears - Don Clark.
Ohio State back: Rich Petitbon.
Tulane back; Pete Johnson, VMI
Pittsburgh - All choices traded
Los Angeles-Dick Bass, College
of Pacific back (first round choice
from Philadelphia): Paul Dickson,
Baylor tackle; Buddy Humphrey,
Baylor quarterback (second round
choice from Washington); Don
Brown, Houston halfback; Larry
Hickman, Baylor back; Tom
Franckauser, Purdue end (third
round choice from Pittsburgh);
Blanche Martin, Michigan State
back; John Tracey, Texas A&M
end (fourth round choice from
Chicago Bears); Bob Reifsnyder,
Navy tackle (fourth round choice
from Pittsburgh).
New York-Lee Grosscup, Utah
quarterback; Buddy Dial, Rice
end; Joe Morrison, Cincinnati
Cleveland-Rich Kreitling, Illi-
nois end; Dick Shafrath, Ohio
State guard; Francis O'Brien,
Michigan State tackle; Gary
Prahst, Michigan end (fourth
round choice from Green Bay);
Dave Lloyd, Georgia center.
Baltimore-Jackie Burkett, Au-
burn center; Dave Sherer, SMU
end; Zeke Smith, Auburn center.
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Major Clubs-
Pick Eleven
By The Associated Press
Major league baseball clubs to-
day grabbed eleven minor league
players in the annual baseball
draf t.
Both the Cleveland Indians and
the Chicago White Sox drafted
two men at the new $25,000 price
for an individual. The choices cost
a total of $275,000.
Detroit and Kansas City of the
American League and Philadel-
phia, St. Louis, Chicago, Pitts-
burgh, and Milwaukee of the Na-
tional League each took one.
The Phillies had first choice be=
cause of their last-place finish in
the National League. They chose
John O'Brien, a 27-year-old right
hand infielder from Rochester in
the International League.
Cleveland selected outfielder
Dale Bennetch, Williamsport, who
hit .282 and shortstop Ray Web-
ster, Sacramento, with a .244; De-
troit picked first baseman Earl
Hersh, Wichita, .237; the Chicago
White Sox chose Claude Raymond,
a right hander from Wichita with
a 3-6 record and Lou Skizas, an
infielder from Charleston who
batted .163.
Art Ceccarelli went to the Cubs,
Richard Luebke to the Cards,
Wayne Terwilliger to the Athlet-
ics, Jim Pisoni to the Braves, and
Rocky Nelson to the Pirates.
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Marshall In
By The Associated Press
CINCINNATI - The Cincinnati
Royals, buried deep in last place
in the Western Division of the Na-
tional Basketball Association, yes-
terday otsted Bobby Wanzer as
coach and named Tom Marshall
to succeed him.
Wanzer was in his fourth year
as coach of the Royals, who were
moved here last season from Ro-
chester, N.Y.
Going into this year he had a
95-121 coaching record and the
1958-59 team had won only 3 of
18 games.
The 27-year-old Marshall, a na-
tive of Coldwater, Tenn., first
joined the Royals in the 1954-55
season. He went back into NBA
action at the start of the 1956-57
The release of Wanzer and hir-
ing of Marshall was the second
NBA coaching change in the still

BIG TEN HONORS-Named to the AP's 1958 All-Western Conference team were: Ends, Jim
Houston, Ohio State, and Rich Krettling, Illinois; tackles, Gene Selawski, Purdue, and Andy Cvereko,
Northwestern; guards, Ron Maltony, Purdue, ard Jerry Stalcup, Wisconsin; center Dick Teteak,'
Wisconsin; backs, Randy Duncan, Iowa; Ron Burton, Northwestern; Willie Fleming, Iowa; and
Bob White, Ohio State. Michigan's Captain-elect George Genyk was named to the third team with
Bob Ptacek given honorable mention.
Iowa Sets New Offense Record,

Offensive play took priority in
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young season. The St. Louis Hawks look at the statistics and the rec-
recently fired Andy Phillip and ords broken will indicate.
hired Ed MacCauley. Big Ten Champion Iowa not
* , * only led in total offense, but set a
new record by averaging 416.7
Bell Gives Ultimatum yards per game and also set a
PHILADELPHIA-Bert Bell told new standard by totaling 22 first
National Football League owners downs per game.
yesterday that he would like to White Sets Mark
continue to run the league "by Individually Bob White of Ohio
persuasion" but that unless theySIndividuallyw Bob Ws hie oshi
end Internal squabbling he is State set a new mark as the most
eadyitgvenalqu bisconrdurable ball carrier by rushing 178
ready to give up his contract. times for a' league-leading total
Bell conferred withathe owners of 713 yards.
in executive session after the 12 oflie713ing yards.oho
pro teams completed four rounds Willie Fleming, Iowa's sopho-
of their annual player draft, more flash, established a new rec-
"As far as I'm concerned," Bell ord by averaging 8.8 yards per
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I have always tried to do things State also set a new mark for punt
by persuasion. But the individual returns by averaging 32.5 yards.
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doesn't I'll have to run strictly by game against Ohio State, Bob Pta-
the book. And unless I can run cek, Brad Myers, and Gary Prahst
this league the way the book says three Wolverine players, finished
I will give up my contract." high in various -offensive depart-
The owners retorted by giving ments.
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can, Thornton, and Dale Hack-
bart of Wisconsin with 759 yards
overall. The signal caller was sec-
ond in punt returns and eighth in
scoring with 24 points.
Prahst and Myers moved into a
tie for fourth place in pass receiv-
ing with 15 catches apiece. Prahst
edged into the seventh slot in
scoring with 26 points, two TD's
coming onipasses. Myers took the
Conference title in punting aver-
aging 42.8 yards on 20 kicks.
Duncan completely dominated
season passing statistics; .in six
games he completed 66 of 111
passes for a ..595 percentage and
seven scores. He picked up 898
yards via the aerial route and had
only three tosses pilfered.
Thornton overtook Duncan,
who played one less game, in total
offense, accounting for 957 yards
altogether. The Hawkeye picked
up 910 yards while third-ranked
Hackbart totaled 867.
White Tops Conference
Fullback White led the Confer-
ence scorers with 66 points tallied
on eleven touchdowns. Sophomore
Ron Burton of Northwestern was
second with 52.
Rich Kreitling, Illinois' great
Junior end, led the Big Ten pass
receivers with 19 aerials for 548
yards and five scores. Burton also
finished second in this area, re-
ceiving 19 passes for 332 yards.
Dale Hackbart, with three in-
terceptions against Minnesota,
took the leadership in passes stol-
en with five. Illinois' Marshall
Starks led in kickoff returns with

11 for a mark of 26.3 yards per
Purdue led all teams on defense
allowing the opponents only 174.8
yards per game. The Boilermakers
main ability seemed to be in keep.
ing the ball from their. opposition,
who averaged 18 less plays per
game than did Purdue.
RUSHING G Rushes Gaits
Bob white, tb, 0511 7 178 713
Don Clark, hb, OS1 6 73 398
Ray Jauch, hb, Iowa 6 52 400
Ron Burton, hb, NU 7 93 377
i Willie Fleming, hb, Ia. 6 41 364
D. Hackbart, qb, Wis. 7 87 399
Jon Hobbs, fb, Wis 7 82 323
Bill Kauth, hb, Minn. 7 8o 337
Vic Jones, fb, Ind, 6 95 31
D. Harper, hb, Mich. 7 48 270
PASSING Att. Comp. Yds.
R. Duncan, qb, Ia. 111 66 898
D. Thornton, qb, NU 108 48 751
Bob Ptacek, hb, Mich. 104 59 672
J. Easterbrook, qb, Ill. 49 25 525
D. Hackbart, qb, Wis. 80 37 511
Bob Hickey, qb, 111. 39 17 370
L. Johnson, qb, Minn. 51 17 406
R. Fitchner, qb, Pur. 59 23 326
Jim Reese, qb, Minn. 62 19 292
F. Kremblas, qb, OSU 33 10 203
0 No. Yds.
Dick Thornton, qb, NU 7 82 206
Randy Duncan, qb, Ia. 6 21 12
Dale Hackbart, qb, Wis. 7 87 348
Bob Ptacek, hb, Mich. 7 83 87
Bob White,, fb, OSU 7 178 713
John Easterbrook, qb, Ill. 7 49 . 53
Ross Fitchner, qb, Pur. 6 24 116
Larry Johnson, qb, Minn. 4 14 29
Frank Kremblas, qb, OSU 5 49 210
Don Clark, hb, OSU 6 73 382
Bob White, fb, OStT 66
Ron Burton, hb, NU 52
Willie Flemning, hb, Iowa 42
Diale Hackbart, qb, Wis. 39
Dick Thornton, qb, NU 36
Rich Kreitling, e, 111. 30
Gary Prahst, e, Mich.,2
Bob Ptacek, hb, Mich. 24
Randy Duncan, qb, Iowa 24
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thus moved into third place in the
k passing department behind Ran-
atch Set dy Duncan of Iowa and Dick
roposed 12- Thornton of Northwestern, click-
en European ing on 59 of 106 attempts for a
on Ingemar .567 percentage, 672 yards, and
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place in total offense behind Dun-


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