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SAGE SIX

TH MICHIGAN DAILY

WEDNES'DAY, MARCH 17, 1926

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INFIELD WORKOUTS
FEATUR E PRACTICE
Coach Jak Blott Superintenis Brisk
Drills For Two Groups
Of Infielders
GILES ASSISTS COACHES
Infield drills given to two sets of
infielders was the feature of the base-
ball practice held yesterday afternoon
at the field house. While Coach lott
superintended the infield drill, Coach
Fisher gave -his attention to batting
practice.
The first group of infielders to take
the field consisted of Parker at third,
Weitzel at shortstop, Skidmore at sec-
ond, and .Fuller at first base. The
drill consisted of the usual fielding of
ground balls and was marked by a
display of pre-season ehthusiasm.
Skidmore, a sophomore whose foot-
ball career was cut short by a broken
leg, appears to be above the average
of the other aspirants for second base,
and though the season is still early
he handles ground hit ball accurately.
The second infield consisted of Kub-
icek at third, Giles at shortstop, Ne-
ville at second, and Captain Wilson at
first. Giles, a regular last season
is assisting in coaching the infield
this year and filled in at shortstop
yesterday because a number of the
other candidates were unable to prac-
tice because of examinations.
Captain Wilson appears to be in his
best form at the initial cushion and
barring injury should be a factor in
steadying the other inexperienced in-
fielders.
FRTERNITY BSKETBLL
AE DRAWN TO CLOSE
By defeating Kappa Nu Monday
night by a 24-4 score, Phi Chi jump-
ed into second position in the lower
bracket of the class A interfraternity
basketball tournament, and with a rec-
ord of three games won and one lost
are now just below Sigma Alpha Mu
who have won four games and lost
none.
*In the upper bracket of the class A
league three teams are tied for first
place and the round-robin is almost
completed. Phi Kappa Sigma, Phi
Gamma Delta, and Delta Chi have all
won three and lost one.
Two games were played in the class
B tournament last night:. Alpha Kap-
pa Lambda won from Phi Sigma Kap-
pa by a score of 8-6 in a fast contest
and Phi Chi and Sigma Pi struggled an
extra period to break their deadlock
but the match ended finally in a 10-10
tie.
Four third round voey ball games
were played.in Waterman gymnasium
last night: Phi Sigma Delta defeated
Alpha Kappa Lambda, Sigma Pi beat
Theta Delta Chi, Delta Alpha Epsilon
won from Phi Kappa Tau, and Phi Chi
triumphed over Theta Kappa Nu.
The schedule for the rest of the
week is posted in the intramural room
and it is hoped that tpe semi-final
rounds can be played within the next
few weeks.

IFRESHMIAN WRESTLERS TO
COMPETE FOR NUDIERIALS
A freshman wrestling tourna-I
ment, to be held at 3 o'clock Fri-
day and Saturday afternoons at
Waterman Gym was announced
yesterday by Coach Pete Botchen.
Competition will be in the 115.
Ib., 125 lb., 135 lb., 145 lb., 158
lb., 175 lb., and the unlimited
classes. All wrestlers must bej
Weighed in not later than 3
o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
Four pounds overweight in each
class will be allowed, and the
winners will be awarded num-
erals.
Greenleaf To
Give Exhibition
Here Saturday
Ralph Greenleaf, world's undefeated
billiard champion from 1919 to 1925,
will appear in two exhibitions at 3
and at ; o'clock, Saturday at the
Union
The. former champion will give an
exhibition of fancy shots and difficult
strokes, accompanied by an explana-
tion of the method of execution, as
a lesson for the many who will turn
out for the exhibition.
Since his entrance into billiard
championship circles several years
ago, Greenleaf has made a succession
of brilliant triumphs, establishing sev-
eral high run records both in exhibi-
tion and championship matches.
Greenleaf, who reigns as monarch of
the billiard game, has made runs of
sixty and seventy in the last few
weeks against players of note. In a
recent match with Charles Harmon,
eastern states champion, he ran a
cluster of 127 balls. Greenleaf de-
feated Harmon 1500 to 1107.
Although not fully recovered from a
nervous breakdown which he suffered
last winter, Greenleaf concluded his
schedule in the championship league
by defeating Frank TabPerski, national-
ly known cue artist, in six straight
contests. The grand totals for the
matches showed Greenleaf 600 and
Taberski 234
Win And Lose In
Rifle Matches
Telegraphic reports from the Na-
tional Rifle association at Washington,
D. C., show that in last week's Big
Ten rifle match the Michigan de-
feated Northwestern by 314 points and
lost to Illinois by 229 points.
Michigan now stands about sixth in
team standings.
MINNEAPOLIS.-A challenge for a
series to decide the international col-
legiate hockey championship has been
wired to the University of Toronto on
behalf of the Big Ten championship
sextet by the university athletic de-
partment.
For every article or sale, there Is
a buyer. Reach him thru Classifieds.

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COBB CONFIDENT RECENT OPTICAL OPERATION WILL
NOT IMPAIR THIS BATTING VI$ION IN COMING RACE

MICHIGAN STATE LOSES
MAJORITY OF CONTESTS

Strenuous schedu
ed havoc with ath.
igan State college
year. So strong li
position that State
11 contests and lo
ball, basketball,
wrestling, indoor
hockey.
The worst rever
fered in basketba
ning only five gam
twelve. FootballN
three victories out
tests.

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Nominalting Mac Donald Snith ll
Because he thinks Great Neck is a
perfectly lovely name for the place
where he' lives on Long Island, in
view of the number of sight-seers;
Because he won the western open
golf title yast year;I
Because he appears to be headed
for greater laurels this year, having
already annexed the Texas open and
Dallas open tourney honors and finish-
eed second in the South Central open.
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Ty Cobb announces that removal of
a small growth from his eye will help
him maintain his batting average for
several years more. Which ruins what
started out to be a pleasant summer
for the American league pitchers.
Detroit Tigers' squad has two mten
for every position on the team ex-
eept center field. Cobb is going to
sub for himself.
Rogers Hornsby wants his Cardin-
als to have "Full Dinner Pails." Won-
der if he means the kind with the can
on top?
Thanks to the rabbit ball, batters
seldom fini themselves making first
base by a hair.
The world's record for the two-hour
run is 20 miles, 952 yards. The record
performance was made by H. Green of
Great Britain May 12, 1913.

GYM TEAM
STAGE
More than 35 can
gymnasium team are
ularly in Waterman g
the direction of Dr.
paring for the all-ca
held after the sprin
The events of the
be the following: ma
horse, bunk, paralle
zontal bar, and if suf
shown in the rings, f
added.
The fencing squad
in preparation for
first of which will b
man gymnasium on
o'clock. However, or
tests will be held, b
only a few students
familiar with the u
broad-sword, and th
ficult implements to]

Liles have play- Ty Cobb returned to take charge of;
letics at Mich-
this schoolhis Tigers in their camp at Augusta,'
as been the op- Georgia, Monday, wearing a pair of
has won only smoked glasses.eAfter watching the
ha wnonlySi men from the bench for a, while he
st 26, in foot- donned a uniform and proceeded to
swimming, ;take an active part in the practice by
track,an ;batting to the outfield. It will be sev-
rses were suf- eral more days, however, before' the
ll, State win- iger leader can take ahstrenuous
11, tatewin- part in the workouts of the team.
nes and losing
was ncxt with It is hoped that Cobb's optical oper-
of eight :(,n I ation will not keep him out of the
game as did Sisler's, of the St. Louis
lBrowns, who a few seasons ago was
fprevented from playing on account of
a similar operation. The present
manager of the Browns was prevented
from taking part in the game for the
greater part of two seasons and then
hovered around a batting mark of
TOURNE 300 per cent. Ilowever, Sisler is again
setting a pace for his teammates.
Cobb seems to be confident that 10
,willnot be handicapped by his recent
didates for the operation in the coming season. le
working out reg- does not believe that a good "batting
gymnasium under eye" depends entirely on good vision,
G. A. May, pre- and cites a game played in New York
mpus meet to be in which his left eye was totally
g vacation. blinded, and that day he made four
tournament will hits. '
it tumbling, side- "A free and easy position at the
!1 bar, and hori- plate, walk into the ball, and confi-
fficient interest is dence," are most essential to good
this event will be hitting, says Cobb. "Batters that have
been successful hitters for two or
is also et work three seasons have an advantage over
their meets, the the pitchers. The pitchers have not i
e held in Water- 'the same confidence against them as
a Saturday at 2 they have against other batters of a
nly the foils con- lesser reputation and often they try
'ecause there are to put so much on the ball against the
at the University good hitters that they lose control of
se of the saber, the ball."
e other more dif- Cobb has an exceptional eyesight,
handle. despite his claims that his success is

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not due to his keen eyes, for an exam- j Dust, accumulated from the baseball
ination before the operation at John diamonds in summer and the hunting
Hopkins hospital showed that he was fields in winter caused a tiny growth
able, in a chart test to read two more on the inner side of his eyeball which
lines than a person with normal eyes is impaired Cobb's vision. The
is expected to read. He has alsot sr
shown this on several of his hunting operation was performed on March 1
trips, where he has done some good and bandages had to be kept on Cobb's
shooting. eyes for eight days.

Just received.
another shipm ent
of -glexander
brogues.

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Run Wrestling
Finals This Week;

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Finalists in two of the weight di-
visions of the interfraternity wrestl-
ing tournament have been determined
and the semi-finalists will stage their
matches during the rest of, this week
at Waterman gymnasium.
In the 115 pounl class Walthour,
Theta Chi, earned the right to meet
Rubin, Phi Beta Delta, for the cham-
pionship of the fatherweights, and As-
bec, Delta Chi will face Baer, Kappa
Na, in the finals of the heavyweight
division.
Mendelson, Phi Beta Delta, vs.
Moore, Psi Upsilon, and Schadelle, Phi
t Sigma Kappa, vs. Holmes, Chi Psi, are
the semi-finalists in the 125 pound
class.
In the 135 pound division semi-fin-
alists Shure, Phi Sigma Delta vs. Kra-
mer, Phi Beta Delta, and Prag, Phi
Beta Delta vs. Llinschberger, Phi Kap-
pa will be the contestants.
Hodgson Phi Kappa, vs. Finkler,
Phi Kappa, will meet in one bracket
of the 145 pound weight and Stoddard,I
Phi- Sigma Kappa, will meet Ruetz,
Alpha Kappa Lambda in the other
bracket. The middle-weights are pair-
ed as follows: Weir, Delta Tau Epsi-
loin vs. Warren, Chi Psi, and Watson,
Theta Chi, vs. Olian, Phi Sigma Delta.
Jacobs, Phi Beta Delta, vs. Moise,
Phi Sigma Delta, and Grigg, Chi Psi
vs. Boden, Theta Chi, are the semi-fin-
alists contending for the 175 pound di-

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