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BASEBALL TEAM WILL LEAVE

FOR

THE SOUTH

TODAY

MHIGANWILL PLAY' ROWNG CAH ASSUME
FIRST GAME AGAINST
CINCINNATI"SATURDA

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Fifteen Players Headed By Coach
Fisher And Captain Corriden
To Make Annual Trip
SEVEN GAMES SGIEDULED
Headed by Coach Ray Fisher and
Captain Don Corriden, the Michi-
gan. baseball team will leave Ann
Arbor at 9:00 o'clock tonight for
Cincinnati where the first game of
the spring training trip will be
played tomororw. Fifteen players
are making the trip accompanied
by Manager Robert Deo.
The Wolverines go South this
season in better shape than .in
many years, since the early spring
weather has enabled Coach Fisher
to have his men out of doors for
better than two weeks. While the
pitching staff of the club this sea-
son is not causing worries, the Jaunt
through the South is expected to
be a test of the real hitting strength'
Veterans Make Trip
Captain Don Corriden, Nebelung,
and Straub are making the trip as
the regular outfielders with Slagle
held in reserve. On the infield,.Mc.
Coy will be at first, Myron at see-
ond, Kubicek at shortstop and We-
intraub at third base. Reichman
and Truskowski are to share the
catching duties while the two aces,
McAfee and Asbeck will have pitch-
ing assistance from Kiegler, Mon-
tague 'and Compton.
A majority of last year's veter-
ans are again making the trip thisa
year, and it is probable that onlyl
two new men till be seen perform-l
ing in the lineup, Myron at sec-
ond, and Straub in the field. McCoy
saw service last year as a catcher1
but has been shifted to the first
base sack while Kubicek is back
in the infield after a year's ab-
sence; due to ineligibility. Kubicek
is a ,second baseman by trade but
has been shifted to short. Straubl
is another infielder, but Myron's
work so far has resulted in his be-
ing given preference on the infieldI
over the grid player who has gone,
into. the outfield.
Seven Games On. Card
Seven games are on the. south--
ern schedule this year, two each
with Vanderbilt, Clemson, and the'
University of Georgia with a single1
encounter listed with the Univer-
sity of Cincinnati tomorrow. This
is the same card as last year's, whenj
the team captured five out of the
seven engagements. Cincinnati
greeted the invading Wolverines
with a 7 to 3 defeat on a rain
soaked diamond and Vanderbilt re-
volted after losing the first game,
-to Michigan, 10 to 1, and came'
back to annex the final, 4 to 3:
New uniforms made their appear-
(Continued On Page 7)

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S DUTIES A T WISCONSLN THISTLETH WAITE
TO FILL VACANC]
Strong Teams Slated To Oppose
Wisconsin Eleven Early
Next Season
- (Special To The Daily>
rf'"' MADISON, April 14.-Candidates.
for the 1929 Wisconsin football team
are working out daily under the
£ . ! direction of Coach Glenn F. This-
"tlethwaite. The spring drills are
being held on the practice fields
+ 1 north of Camp Randall stadium.
. . . - f:Three members of the football staff
have been assigned to spring prac-
L ice by Head Coach Thistlethwaite.
They are Leonard "Stub" Allison,
who replaced Lieb as coach of the
line; Glenn Holmes, freshman foot-
ball coach, and Campbell Dickson,
newly appointed end coach.
Face Hard Schedule
CQach Thistlethwaite is attach-
ing more importance than ever be-
fore to the spring workouts this
, ".year for seyeral reasons. In the
firstplace, some very important
positions, have been .left, vacant by
the graduation of regulars. The
Georke (Mike) Murphy, for six Badgers lose two tackles, a quarter-
years active in coaching crews at back, a guard, and one halfback.
Yale, has commenced his duties as The staff will take particular note of
rowing mentor at the University of candidates trying for the tackle and
Wisconsin. Murphy is pictured in- guard berths and the vacancy at
structing some of the Badger can- :quarter.
didates in the technique of handl- Secondly, Wisconsin is again fac-1
ing an oar on the indoor rowing
machines. The Wisconsin crew re -
cently took to the water on Lake
Mendota to begin intensive practice . O R T
for the Poughkeepsie regatta in
June. Wisconsin is the only Big Ten.
school maintaining a crew. f

DRILLS BADGERS
ES ON GRID TEAM
ing an October schedule which re-I
quires Thistletlhwaite to bring his
,cam along fast in the fall in order
to be ready for Colgate, Northwest-
ern and Notre Dame, all of whom
play Wisconsin during the first half
of the season.
It has been many years since a
Cardinal football team has gone in--
to competition prior to the first;
week end in October. Next fall Wis-
consin opens in September with a
double-header at home. Conse-
quently, there will be only 10 days'
practice in which to prepare for
the first game on the schedule.
50 Develop Reserves
In order to combat ineligibilities,I
Thistlethwaite is urging that all
grid performers who aspire to play-
ing on the Varsity, report for prac-
tice. Every effort will be made to
develop a number of boys for each
position so that scholastic setbacks
will not materially weaken the;
squad.
"With only 10 days to make ready
for our first game next fall, we shall
attach more importance to spring
football practice this year than in'
the past", Thistlethwaite said. "One
of the innovations will be the drill-
ing of our squad on Varsity forma-
tions and plays to be used in our
games this fall."

LEADS DIAMOND SQUAD
Wolverine Olympic ,Star Succeeds
Bob Warren; PlacedSecond
In National Meet
NUMERAL AWARDS MADE
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Michigan's Varsity wrestlers at
their annual banquet held last
night elected Robert Hewitt of Roy-
al Oak to lead the 1929-30 mat
:y team. This banquet was the last
-a official act of the team which has
enjoyed the most successful season.
Red Corriden that a Wolverine wrestling team
Captain, of Michigan's 1929 base- has ever had, winning the Con-
ball team, which leaves for its an- ference championship from Illinois,
nual southern trip this afternoon. and placing second in the National
The Wolverines will open the spring meet.
training series against Cincinnati Bobby Hewitt, besides being one of
tomorrow. Corriden will likely start Coach Cliff Keen's most consistent
the game in left field. Last year he performers, was one of the out-
held down the second base job. standing stars on the United States
Olympid wrestling team last sum-
mer, losing only in the final match
BLOTT WILL CUT : of the 125 pound division to Maki-
nen of Finland. Coming to Michi-
FRESHMAN TEAM gan with no former mat experience,
Hewitt stamped himself as one of
the best 115 pounders in the coun-
Coach Jack Blott in charge df try last year, and continuing his
freshman baseball has announced work this season he showed ex-
that the first cut in the yearling ceptional form in the 125 pound
squad will be made the first week class.

GOLFERS AY ME
Captain Bergelin And Ward Lead
Other Candidates In Quest
Of Varsity Positions
AHLSTROM ALSO RETURNS1
With two conference golf matches
scheduled for the third week after
vacation with Illinois and Purdue,
an attempt to arrange a series of
two matches with the Detroit Golf
Club's team is under way. The pro-
posed matches would be arranged
for the last week in April and
should aid materially in the selec-
tion of the varsity team.
The Detroiters always have boast-i
ed an unusually powerful team, and'
this year should prove no exception.
Addie Connor, diminutive star, a
Wolverine for three years will in all
probability see service against his
former teammates on the Detroit-
ers front. The former Varsity cap-
tain has figured prominently in the
play of the Detroit district asso-
ciation in the last few summers in
interclub and intercity competition.
Should these matches be success-
fully arranged, the task of selecting
men for the varsity positions would
be greatly facilitated. At the pres-
ent it seems as though only Cap-
tain Bergelin and Dave Ward, for-
mer Big Rapids star who is eligible
for Varsity competition for the first
time, are sure of team places.
Art Ahlstrom, the second return-
ing letterman who saw service on
last year's Varsity combination,
seems to lead the remainder of the
aspirants in the quest for the re-
maining three positions. Others who
will figure prominently in the battle
for team places are Livingston, an
AMA winner, Hand, Lewis, Hoover
and Hobart.

BRIEFS'

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HAINSWORTH RECEIVES f
.BOAL TENDER'S TROPHYrI
(ly Associated Press)
MONTREAL, April 4. -Georgej
Hainsworth, veteran goal-tender of I
Les Canadiens of Montreal, has
been awarded the Georges Vezina.
memorial trophy for the third suc-
cessive year. The trophy, present-
ed by the Canadian Hockey club
in memory of the late Georges Vez-
ina, one of the greatest goalies in
the history of hockey, is presented
each year 'to the National Hockey
league goal-tender whose perform-
ances during the season entitle him'
to the distinction
During the season just closed,
Hainsworth set up some remark-
able records He turned in 22 shut- i
out games during the season and
went through 16 straight gamesl
without a loss. b

Tommy Thevenow, wno suddeniyr
blossomed forth as a star during
the 1927 world series when he was
wearing the uniform of the St.
Louis Cardinals, barely escaped
death in an automobile accident
near Lakeland, Fla., Tuesday.
Thevenow, who was counted on to
bolster the infield of the Phillies,
suffered such severe inj uries [
around his face that he will be
unable to eat solid food for three
or four months.
Harold Elliott, ropkic pitcher
for the Phillies, who was in the
car with Thevenow, suffered a
cu lip which required .four-
teen stitches to close. Elliot
pitched for one year on the
Varsity team here before mak-
ing his pro debut in the gold
Michigan-Ontario league. He
has returned to the' training
camp.
Marry H-eilmann evidently took
Manager Stanley Harris seriously.

when the young Bengal pilot
threatened to ask .waivers on him,
for Harry, accumulated three hitsl
in as many official appearances at'
the plate in the tenth game with
the Chicago Cubs. It was Heil-
mann's three hits, which includedI
a double and a home run, and the
sensational pitching of Barnes and
Prodhumme that gave the Tigers
their second victory in 10 starts
against the Cubs.
At the next meeting of the
faculty representatives, Prof. J.
F. A. Pyre, president of the
Wisconsin Athletic council, will
propose that athletic eligibility
standards be raised one grade
pointper credit,.he announced
recently. All coaches at Wis-'
consin are in favor of the plan,
but, it is understood, they will
not take the step, since it might
hurt the Badger's chances on
the athletic field.,

afters spring vacation. He is plan-
ning to divide the squad into two
regular teams, and have them play
a series of six games with the
Varsity. In previous years, he
added, the freshman squad has
played its games with the Varsity:
reserves instead of the regulars.
During intervening time when
the yearlings are not occupied
with the Varsity, they will have
practice games against teams from
'the physical education department.
Since Coach Elott made the re-
cent call. for more candidates, a
number of new men have shown
up and are making - the competi-
tion all the more keen for those
who have been out since the first
call. Also the freshmen are re-
porting more regular than previ-
ously, and in view of the fact that
the first cut will come one week
after vacation, they are playing a
better class of baseball.
With the addition of the new
1 candidates and the men reporting
regularly, Coach Blott looks for-
ward to some stiff games with the
Varsity diamond crew when they
I return from their southern trip
next. week. Coach :lott has work-
ed- the hurlers and trained them'
hard.

Has Exceptional Record
Both this season and last the
captain-elect lost only one match,
thus losing only two ;matches in
dual meet competition during his
career. This year Hewitt placed
second in the national meet for the
Sindividual 125 pound title, losing to
fMantooth of Oklahoma ' University,,
in the final bout. With two stren-
uous campaigns beh n1 rn , -the,,,
new Wolverine captain may be
looked upon as a sure point. winner
in the meets which the Varsity
team will enter next year.
The retiring captain, Bob War-
ren, will not be in competition next:
year, and along with -Ed George
and Hager will make a gap In the
lineup which Coach Keen may have
difficulty in filling.
Freshman coach Russ Saur .an-
nounced his list of!numeral winners
for this year as: Aldinger, Dalrym-
ple, Bennet, Duncan, Hickin, Hock-
land, Donnelly Muehhiy, Fuss,
Brockmeier, Clark, ,ornsen, Stod-
dard, Beesley, Foster, Money, and
Blowney. These awards were made
on the showing that- the yearlings
made in the three campus tourna-
ments and on the work shown dur-
ing the season.

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