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1'AGE SIX

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, October 8. 1929

CUBS

AWAIT

MA CKMEN

IN

FIRST

OF

WORLD

SERIES

WRlGLEY FIELD, CHICAGO, IS SLATED SCENE
Of TODAY'S GAME: PITCHERS T UNDECIDED

SHARE SPORTING SPOTLIGHT

II. _ _.... .... ..... ........JICOACH KEEN SOUNDS
Sideline Chatter
. ... . . . . CALL OP \LERS

Interest Runs Higher Than Usual
as Series Comes to Each
City After 12 Years
"TTING IS EVEN

est of the great, the best bate
stealer in either league, will be
there.
But not all the stars of the two!
contesting clubs are outfielders.
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{ JPA-.AA A fV av A4 tf Both iinilds, too, claim performers
that will rank among .baseball's .
Baseball's greatest classic, the immortals. Rogers Hornsby, the
apex of America's national pas- greatest right handed batter base-
time, will get under way today ball has ever known, will guardI
when the Philadelphia Athletics the keystone sack for Chicago.
Charley Grimm, sterling first sack-
appear on Wrigley field to battle er, will cavort around the initial
the Chicago Cubs for the highest cushion for the Cubs. On the other
honors attainable in the diamond side of the Chciago infield will beI
sport. Thousands of loyal Chicago Norman McMillan and Elwood Eng-f
fans will be in the stands to cheer lish, neither of them great, but
both capable of playing fine ball r{
on their favorites, while other when the occasion demands.
thousands of excited Philadelphia What about the Athletics' in-
citizens will be intently waiting for field? At first base will be Jimmy Managers o e teams who will clash this afteinn in the fist
news of their representatives. Foxx, one of the best natural hit- { Mngr ftetotaswowl ls hsatroni h is
Nei ther cityphaswtnes.d aFxxs in t e ames narx is ~ nlygame of the double header at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Mack, elongated
Neither city has witnessed a: ters in the game. Foxx is only manager of the Philadelphia Americans, will again see action as
world series in the last 12 years, 22 years old, but has six years of leader in a world series fight after 15 years of hard breaks. McCarthy,
so interest is running urlusually big league experience behind him, newer at the game, will direct the destines of the Chicago Cubs.
high, with the partisans of each Max Bishop and Joe Boley, a great
team claiming superiority. The fav- pair of fielders, will do their stuff
orite? There is none. The team around the middle cushion for JOHNNY HOWARD GAINS MEDALIST
with the breaks will win the ser- Philadelphia, while Jimmy Dykes,
ies, as they are extremely well the greatest all around player in HONORS IN QUALIFYING ROUNDS
matched. Joe McCarthy and Con- baseball, will protect third base.
nie Mack, two of the greatest man- Mickey Cochrane will catch forTsm.
agters in the game, will direct these; the A'S, and what a catcher he ji Trueblood Announces Pairings for Other matches will be: ,Lenfesty vs.
ages i te gme wil dret tes th A , nd ha a atcerhe s!Match Play; Ward and Howard Redness, Hicks vs. Peniman, Jolly
two sterling teams in today's con- His work behind the plate stands Ma FaWrtasdtoward R epes, H Holl,
flict. McCarthy will be out in the head and shoulders above that of Are Favorites to Win vs. Heppes, Howard vs. Hoover.
coach's box yelling, pleading, urg- any other receiver in the game to- With Higsoyston, . Hobit vs
Wihthree men tied for six- Livingston, Lewis vs. the winner of
ing his team on to victory. The day. Zach Taylor and Mike Gon- ng
Cubs will fight for McCarthy; they zales, neither one of them near the teenth
will give everything they've got to equal of Mickey, will work for the with 174, and with Johnny Howard On this list Ward, Howard, Hicks,
win. Cubs. In this department alone, ( topping the field of twenty-eight j L. Hobart, Lenfesty, Jolly, Lewis,
While McCarthy is urging his catching, is one of the two teams for medalist honors with a fine 148, Hoover, Penniman will receive
team on, the other manager, Con- superior in a marked degree to the Coach Trueblood announced the playing privileges at Barton Hills
nie Mack, long, lean, veteran lead- other. pairings for the annual fall Varsity Country Clubtwhile Livingston,
or f te As wllbe ittng n te Piches, ealy rea pichesgolf tournament yesterday after-i Redniss, Royston, Heppes will be
er of the Ans will be sittig the Pitchers, really great pitchers, course by
seclusion of the Philadelphia dug- will notbe lacking either. Lefty These pairings are complete with l g au
out, scorecard -in hand, watching.j Grove and Rube Walberg, the two thrxeto ftels lc paying a dollar greens fee.
Not a whit less enthusiastic than best port-siders in either league, where Montague, Wunsch, and ofOne, and if possible, two rounds
McCarthy, but just too old to get are on the payroll of the Athletics. Leinbach finishe the thirty-sixrunoff this
out there himself, Conne Mack will Likewise George Earnshaw, the holes all even. These men will week, Coach Trueblood announced.
inspire his men to fight for a vic- American league's most brilliant play eighteen holes today to decide
tory until the last man is out. right hander, will fling for them, as which of them continues into the
Two of the greatest outfields will will Jack Quinn, Ed Rommell, and match play for the title.
come together today, every man i Howard Ehmke, all hurlers to be Dave Ward, who did not have to
either trio a star. Al Simmons, a reckoned with. qualify since he is defending chai-
miniature edition of Ty Cobb, one Four right handers will be the pion, will meet Lyons; while How-
of the greatest batters in the game, stand-bys of the Cubs. Bush, Root, ard is slated to play Hoover, a Var-
and a fielder that ranks with the Malone, and Blake, every one of sity squad member of last year.
best, will be there. Riggs Stephen-1 them a great twirler, will form the__
son, slugging Alabama collegian, backbone of the Chicago staff. Root
a good fielder and a great hitter, and Malone especially should prove
will be out there for the Cubs. Mule effective.Today
Haas, brilliant rookie gardener of This afternoon is the time and
the A's, one of the finds of the sea- Wrigley Field, Chicago, is the place. HUSTON BROS.
son; Hack Wilson, colorful Hack of i Only a short while left, and then Billards for good-
home run fame; Bing Miller, a star the umpire will holler "Play Ball"
if there ever was one; and last of as the 1929 edition of the baseball fellowship
all Hazen Cuyler, one of the great- classic gets under way.

By Edward L. Warner, Sports
Editor
Variatipns of the famous NotreI
Dame shift were not particularly
effective in gaining ground against
Michigan last Saturday, as is evi-
denced by the fact that the Spar-
tans gained a net total of 85 yards
from scrimmage. Nordberg was
the only State back who proved
a threat, adding 52 yards to this
total, chiefly on end runs.

Maize and Blue squad after his
brief appearance Saturday. He
may prove a good offensive
threat on end runs, something
Michigan has lacked in recent
years.

Heavyweights Will Report For Duty
After Football Season Is
Over
lHEWITT LEADS MAT TEAM

"Sol" Hudson has a distinctive Coach Clifford Keen of the Mich
style of running when lie carries igan wrestling team issued today
the ball, which he demonstrated his first call for men who wish to
in the fourth quarter on his 80 try out for the Varsity squad./With
yard romp down the field. At only four letter men from his Con-
least five Spartans attempted to ference champ team of last year
stop his progress, but his elusive, returning, Coach Keen will have to
hip-swaying motion combined with find six grapplers to replace those
good blocking on the part of Roach lost by graduation and failure to
and Truskowski left the would-be return to school.
tacklers strewn in his wake. Captain Buddy Hewitt, Olympic

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That the end run may be
gainfully employed by future
Wolverine ppponents when a
fast back carries the ball was
apparent when the Spartans
circled Truskowski and Drav-
eling on several occasions for
considerable yardage.
Showing of several Wolverine
sophomores against State should
lessen Coach Kipke's worries in
finding adequate reserve strength
Roach at tackle and Hewitt at end
were especially brilliant on defense,
while Ed Hayden seems to have
earned a regular berth at lef1
tackle.
Willie Heston must be rated
one of the fastest backs on the

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Michigan was responsible for
a misplay between the halves
when the Wolverine drum ma-
jor dron)cd his baton on an
attempted pass over the south
goal post.
Although he was outpunted on
the basis of averages, Roger Grove.
delivered several nice kicks during
the afternoon. His best effort was
a well-placed spiral that rolled out-
side on the Michigan one yard line,
while another of his boots travel-
ed 55 yards.

wrestler, leads the list of veterans,
while Ray Parker, Kelly, and Mc-
Gilliard comprise the remainder of
the list. This lack of experienced
material will make openings for
several new men to win letters,
and the Wolverine mentor is es-
pecially anxious to have a large
number compete for the vacant
Wlit the exception of those men
who are out for football this will
be the last chance f or men who
wish to try out for the Varsity mat
team to report, as the privilege of
competing will not be open to late-

comer.

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