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June 21, 1960 - Image 13

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in Accident
Two New Assistant Coaches
Named to Basketball Team

Two former Wolverine stars, one
who gave up a trip to the Rose
Bowl to work for the Michigan
basketball team and one who is a
former high school cage coach will
join head coach Dave Strack in
attempting to rejuvenate the cage
team next winter.
Jim Skala, court mentor at
Eastern Michigan University for
the past five years, will assist the
handling of the varsity squad, an-
nounced Athletic Director Fritz
Crisler. Tom Jorgensen leaves a
coaching position at Central Mich-
igan College to return to Michi-
gan. His main concern will be
with the freshman squads.
Declines Bowl Trip
Skala was a three year letter-
man at Michigan starting in 1950
and he led the team scoring in his
senior year. He was also an end
on the Rose Bowl football team of
1950, but declined to make the
trip to Pasadena because "I could
do more for the school in basket-
A topflight guard for the Wol-
verines from 1954 to 1956, Jorgen-
son also led the team in scoring
one season. He coached basketball
at Maumee, Oh., from his gradua-


ACCIDENT VICTIM-Al Stall was one of two Michigan gymnasts
killed in a Georgia auto crash earlier this month. He and Ken
Sakamato were returning to Ann Arbor after conducting a Florida
cheerleading clinic.

Brown Joins Roman asTiger

ZU, washngw, aniU Aug. , , i-'there for some years and received J - -- ''-~~~~. ~ Brown, who is from Battle
timore. much of his early training there. Michigan outfielder Dave Brown Creek finished the spring season
Rates for ladies-days are 50 f The memorial fund for Saka- signed an estimated $20,000 bonus C 's
cents for ladies and girls, $1.25 moto will go to the education of contract with the Detroit Tigers with a .350 overall batting average
for men, and 50 cents for boys his brothers. A younger Sakamo- at the end of the spring semester. and a .213 mark in Big Ten corn-
under 14 years old. to, Norm, '63Ed, is also on the Brown was the second Michigan petition.
Tiger president William 0. De- gymnastic team, baseball player to be signed by Despite his weak Conference
Witt said, "I hope more fathers The Sakamotos first gained at- the Tigers this spring. In May first batting average, he still managed
and youngsters will take advan- tention from Michigan when baseman Bill Roman signed a to make the all-Big Ten second
tage of the reduced prices on Loken saw them perform in some similar $30,000 contract. Both team. Roman joined him on this
Ladies Days to accompany Mom Canadian gymnastic meets. They players had just finished their squad while Junior outfielder Wil-
to the games." are from Ft. William, Ont, final year of collegiate eligibility. bur Franklin, who batted a robust
Williams Hits 500th Homer To Enter Select Group

Fenway Park, victimizing Russ
Kemmerer June 10 and Early
Wynn June 11.
Detroit, where Williams hit his
dramatic winning blast in the
1941 All-Star game and tagged 54
of his 264 road game homers, was
the site of Nos. 498 ald 499 (June
14, Jim Bunning; June 16, Hank
Aguirre). ' h . "r , -
"This is a memorable event in
baseball," said American League
President Joe Cronin who man-
aged Williams when the lean San
Diego kid swung and swaggered
his way into a regular Sox job 21
years ago, "It's a big day for Ted
but also foF baseball. You wonder
how many he would have hit if
he hadn't lost all that time in the

.417 in Big Ten play. made the first
Brown led the Michigan team
in both runs-batted-in and home
runs. Four of his 10 home runs
came against Big Ten pitching.
Brown was signed to a Denver
contract, but was assigned to Dur-
ham where he will get to play more
regularly. The Class B club si
coached by former Tiger pitcher
Stubby Overmire.
Roman also signed a Denver
contract, but likewise was assigned
to' another club, Birmingham of
the Southern Association.
Lund said that he has heard re-
ports that Roman is doing well
in professional debut. Roman, who
is a native Detroiter, banged out
four hits in his first eleven trips
to the plate and seemed to be
making the big jump from college
to double A professional baseball
in fine style.
Roman and Brown join a long
line of Michigan baseball players
who have taken a crack at the
big time as members of the Tiger
organization. Coach Lund signed
with the Tigers in the late 40's
after earning three letters in base-
ball at Michigan.
A more recent Wolverine mem-
ber of the Tiger organization is
Steve Boros, who signed with the
Tigers in the spring of 1957. At the
present time he is playing third
base for Denver of the American
Association and batting .289.





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