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Approaching World's Series
Has Baseball Fans PussingL
Washington, Sept. 30.- Now that is old, in spite of his still great abil- FIRST GAME NEARS
the first wave of excitement at the ity. However, in Jackson, the Giants
victory of the Senators in the Amer- have a youngster who gives ga Buckeyes Expect to Make Cone-back
ican league flag race is over, fans promise, and is probably even up with After Two Lean
I and dopesters are starting their an- Peck except in the matter of experi- Years
nual predictions as to the outcome of ence, in which he is lacking as much
the World's series, which will start as Peck is proficient. Frankie Frisch, MEET PURDUE SATUDAY
Saturday at Washington. the "Fordham Flash," is easily a bet-M
The Senators will face an extremely ter man than Manager Stan Harris as
difficult task when they hook up with a second baseman, and Heinie Groh is Columbus, O., Sept. 30-Buckeye
the Giants, a team that has won the superior to Bluege in every depart- followers and coaches have alowed
pennant in the National league for ment. their hopes to become bolstered up1
four successive seasons, and the However, both Groh and Frisch during the early practice season of
world's title twice. McGraw has a have been on the sick list for over the 1924 gridiron year, due to the
veteran aggregation, made up of tried two weeks. Frisch seems to be back showing made by some of the mem-
and experienced men for the most in shape, and will be in the opening! bers of Coach Wilce's squad of 72
part. lineup against the Senators according hopefuls.
In Kelly, Jackson, Frisch and Groh, to present indications, but Groh is Indeed the spirit and zeal with
the McGraw nine has probably the still an uncertain quantity as far as which the men have attacked the
best infield in the leagues. In' field- his physical condition is concerned. work laid out for them by the Buck-
ing, the Giant quartet is leading by a Furthermore, Kelly may be shifted eye mentor, points to predictions that
few points the Washington outfit, con- to center field and Terry may be on Ohio intends to arise from the rut
sisting of Judge, Peckinpaugh, Man- first. Another possiblity is that Kelly into which they have fallen the last
ager Harris and Bluege. However, may cover second base, a position two years.
the batting averages of the two in- which he has held down since Frisch's One of Wilce's biggest problems
fields shows a greater contrast. The l injury. If Groh is out, Lindstrom, the will be to fill the gap left open by
Giant first liners have a season's av- 1 18 year old player, will undoubtedly the giaduation of Hoge Workman, all
erage of .309, while their rivals have be at third. If these shifts material- around backfield man of 1923 and
hit for a mark of .287. ize, ,the Giant infihld; will be far the choice of many scribes as All
The teams are fairly even at first from the formidable combination 1 Conference quarterback. "Jake" Cam-
base. Joe Judge and George Kelly i:which took the field at the start of the eron, basketball and baseball star, is
are nearly on a par in the field, but season. showing the most class in the race
Kelly hits harder than the Senator The one factor in the Senator rost- for the field general's position, al-
first sacker. Roger Peckinpaugh was er which may carry them to a victory though KIee, a veteran halfback, is
considered the best shortstop in the over the Giants is that same aggres- ! pushing him hard.
junior circuit some years ago, but he ive spirit which carried them to their Klee's toe and running ability will
fr-nant against heavy odds. probably regain for him one of the
other ball toting positions, if he
loses out in the quarter race. Judy,
RDILa reserve quarter, has not reported,
ODyet and is thus lessening his chances..
As usual, Coach Wilce has quite an
SPOIITBV EFarray of backfield talent and this
St. Louis, Sept. *0.--Rogers Horns- year will see no departure from his
St. ouis Set. '.-RoersHorn- Irule of using from six to ten backs
by, Cardinal second baseman, today ) Interfraternity and all-campus in every game
took a place beside the greatest hit- cross country competition will com- Snyder, a football letterman and
ters in baseball history. mence early this year, according to track star, has turned in his suit due
In the season closed here yester- Coach Ted Sullivan. Favorable to an old injury to his knee which
day, Hornsby established two newwetrwilgvthscopin would put him out of play before the
records, one in batting average and weater will give those competing at son advance to any length, and
the other in leading his league for least a two-week start over last year. Might sound the knoll on his track
the fifth consecutive season. EIntries for the cross country races days forever.
Hornsby finished with 227 hits in will be received at the Intramural de- i Ohio will open with Purdue next
142 games, making a season's aver-
age of .42351 four pons ave partment in Waterman gymnasium. Saturday at Ohio State, the only Con-
No applications will be received aft-Iference team whom she was able to
George Sisler's mark of two years oer Oct. 6. defeat last season, and follows this
ago. Sisler had an approximate .420 jCoach Sullivan will supervise the up with a stiff program, on which
average, which tied Tyrus Cobb's first trial run at 4 o'clock Monday aft- five Conference games hold an im-
mark of modern bseball. ernoon, Oct. 6, when all who expect to portant part.
The previous consecutive year bat- compete in the races will commence
The reouscwasecutivyeanusbWg-their series of nine practice runs, Subscribe for The Mlichigan Daily
ting record was held by Honus Wag- which must precede the cross coun-
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Every Big Ten Eleven Goes
Into Action This Saturdays
Chicago, Sept. 30.-(By A. P.)- victory Saturday, meets Depauw for
One Conference contest and two in- a further seasoning,' before facing
tersectional games with Missouri val- the Big Ten schedule. Northwestern
lhhas turned intently to the passing
ley leaders, head the program for Big game, and will try it out against
Ten football teams this week. Three South Dakota next Saturday.
Conference teams already have had Notre Dame meets Lombard Sat-
formal tryouts aganst lesser-known urday, and another minor team next
elevens, and meet stronger opponents week. Notre Dame then takes on the
next Saturday. Army and Princeton on successive
Purdue and Ohio State meet at Saturdays in the East, followed by
Columbus in the first Conference Georgia Tech, Wisconsin and Ne-
game of the season, but the Illinois- braska.
Nebraska a n d Chicago-Missouri
games testing the Big Ten and valley
Conference football strength, are at-
tracting greatest attention. Purdue LLLTI 11101 HILLT o,
already has one victory over Wabash, LEAD1 IG
but this hiG'sifIrtAgamT.RS
Minnesota takes on North' Dakota, ,
a team defeated Saturday by Wiscon-
sin, 25 too. Princeton, N. J., Sept. 30.-Ralph
Illinois, with "Red Grange, the Gorman Hills of Washington, D. C.,
outstanding star of the Big Ten last has been elected captain of the Prince-
season, looks forward to another vic-
torious year but Nebraska is expect- ton track team. It was announced
ing to prove a formidable opponent here today by the Board of Athletic
Iowa makes its Big Ten debut Sat- Control.,
urday against southwestern teachers Hills is one of the finest weight men
of Oklahoma. Indiana with a 65 to 0 in the country and has been a member
i of the last two Olympic teams. He

Court Candidates to Meet Quartet
at Ferry Field on Satur-
Michigan's Varsity tennis team led
by Captain Crane will swing into ac-
tion at 10 o'clock on Saturday morn-
ing on Ferry field against four pick-
ed men from the faculty.
It has not yet been determined who
will represent the Varsity but it is
likely that the men Captain Crane will
select to fill the other three places
will be chosen from the following:
Greiner, Martin, Kirkbalm, Vose, Slou-
iniski, O'Brien, and Elliot.
In order that all the men trying
for positions will have a chance to
show their ability in regular competi-
tion, meets with the Toledo, Saginaw,
and Detroit tennis clubs are being
Dr. Angel and Captain Crane will
watch the men carefully in these
It is hoped that by picking the
squad in the fall the men who are go-
ing to make up the team will be al-
lowed to practice as often as they
wish, which was not the case when
40 wanted to practice on the four
cement courts which are ready for
use long before the clay courts.
Princeton, Sept. 30. - The new
Princeton Inn, costing more than
$600,000 has recently been opened
for occupation.

All sophomores and second
semester freshmen wishing to
try out for assistant basketball
manager report in the base-
ment of Waterman gymnasium
Telephone 319.

' is now national champion in the shot-


Chicago, Sept. 30. - MacGillivray,
former Illinois Athletic club tank star
and coach at Omaha, has been ap-
pointed swimming coach at the Uni-
versity of Chicago, it was announced
today. He succeeds Joe White, who
died last fall*.
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