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THE MICHIGAN DAILY WEDNESDAY,APRILs8,

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&QULkRS IMPROVE
IN PRACTIClE GAE
Overhaul Yannigans as 10-Inning
Contest Terminates in
2-2 Tie.

INDIANS VIE WITH WHITE SOX AT CLEVELAND NEXT
I WEEK FOR GOOD START IN AMERICAN LEAGUE RACE

IFESHMA BOING
TO END TMORROWa

Varsity baseball practice looked a
lot better yesterday afternoon than
it has for the past couple sessions.
The Yannigans seemed headed for
another victory to humiliate the
regulars but the latter had some-
thing to say about that today and
finally, in fact in the last inning,
they grouped enough hits to tie
the score for the day, 2-2.
It wasn't until the sixth inning
that any runs were made at all and E
then the Yannigans took the lead
with a couple runs that they work-
ed out of a new pitcher, Gerspah, a
junior. This hurler had his share
of troubles and could not bring the
ball down from ball after ball, and
the up-shot was that Moodie's sin-
gle past Hudson into right scored
two men who had been walked just
ahead of him.
Tompkins Goes In.
Captain Tompkins. started the
pitching for the regulars and held
the subs to no score for the first
five innings. Not that they were
not connecting with the horsehide l
under Jack's delivery, but it hap-
pened that every time the ball soar-

Final Rounds of Tourney Finishl
Successful Season; Winners
Wil Receive Numerals.
In the windup of the most suc-
cessful boxing season in the his-
tory of this sport Coach Let Phil-
bin has arranged an all-freshman
ournament in which the winners,
will be awarded numerals.
ihe frehmen have been boxing
Sin the preliminaries this week in!
I order to determine the finalists.
Tomorrow at 4 o'clock in Waterman
a, Coach Philbin will send the
finalists into the last round of the
ournament.
boxing Shows Profit.
This is the first year in Michigan
history that boxing has shown a
profit at the end of the season.
However the large interest was not,
I confined to onlookers as more than
250 fighters have entered the class-
es and tournaments this year under
the sport program of the Intrarm-
ural department.
Thy semi-finals of the All-t Cm

Dizzy Dean Expected RIST
to S ta r o n S tre e t'sS .IUtn sM U RL
St. Louis Nationals ~W EKRQS
By Alan Gould,
Associated Press Sports Editor Entire Squad Shows up Well as
BRADENTOWN, Fla., April 7-(/P) Fielding H. Yost Watches
-Take it on the w:ord of Gabby From Sidelines.
Street who has handled himself
some of the greatest pitchers in the Michigan's gridders donned the
game and seen most of the others moleskins yesterday for the last
time until the Monday following the
come anad go, no youngster in 20 vacation period, in order to permit
years has come up with any better the squad to get its mid-semester
twirling prospets than Jerome H. examinations out of the way.
Dean, popularAly labeled "Dizzy." In the closing drill Coach Cappon
sent the men through a long work-
He is only 20 years old now, but I
he eih s,_ r..-s sx eet3 /4out, with punting occupying the
he weighs 18, stands six feet 3 3/4 maor part of the afternoon while
inches and has the stuff worth o the ends ran down under the kicks
a veteran of half a dozen years smearing the runners. Freshmen
mee experience. handled the bulk of the punting
"I may be too enthusiastic," said duties, with several of the kickers
Street, "but this boy looks and getting off some exceedingly good
pitches like Old Barney.' boots.
Old Barney, in case anyone does- Line Works Well.
n't know, is none other than Walter The ends teamed up in pairs and
Petry Johnson, who was caught for took turns going down under the
years by Street with the old Wash- punts. Several times they evaded
ington club. the interference and nailed the
As is fairly well known, Dean runner, and on other trys the ball
created such a stir among the carrier broke through for clean get-
Cardinal "chain stores" last season, aways. Defensive linemen showed
first at St. Joseph and then at a great adeptness at breaking past
Houston, that he was summoned for the offensive wall and rushing in
a trial and hearing the end of the on the kicker.

ed from the bat it came to roost in
one of the outfielders' mits.
Lefty Travers, who is a new man
and looks like plenty of worry forj
the majority of batters in collegi-
ate baseball, was carrying the
mound work for the Yannigans for
the first four innings. He allowed
no runs to be scored, although he
got himself into a couple holes in
the first three innings that'-might
have resulted in runs for the regu-
lars. Each time, however, Solly
Hudson failed to connect with the
hit that would have meant a score
and the regulars ahead of him died
on base.
Score Two in Tenth.
Harley MacNeil took over the du-
ties on the rubber when Lefty was
called in and he did a good job of
it most of the time. Starting with
the eighth he could see trouble
coming, however, and although he,
managed to get himself out of bad
holes in both the eighth and ninth
innings, he was touched for two tie-
ing runs in the last.
Ken Manuel finished the game
for the first team and he too made
a good showing considering it was
his first time on the rubber in com-
petition. Anyway the Yannigans
made no ipiore runs and an over-
throw by Butler in the eighth1
might have made things bad if the
runner had not been caught steal-
ing home on the catcher's error on
the next play.
The Varsity's scores were the
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Associatcd Press Photo
Roger Peckinpaugh, manager of the Cleveland Indians, will send his team against the Chicago White
Sox, led by Donie Bush, when the American League baseball season opens in Cleveland next week, with
the hopes of getting off to a good start on the team's drive for a high position iri the junior circuit race.
Upon Earl Averill, center fielder, and Johnny Hodapp, second baseman and one of the best hitters in the
league, Peck will pin much of his hopes. Bush will bank on outfielder Smead Jolley and a new shortstop,

Luke Appling, to get the Sox off on the right foot.

Sigma Delta Psi, Nation
to Hold Trials at Intraa
Any man enrolled in the Univer-
sity, who is not on probation, is
eligible to become a candidate for
Sigma Delta Psi, national honorary
athletic fraternity, by attempting
the 12 required events. Commencing
April 20, tests will be held Monday,
Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:00
to 5:30 each afternoon. Candidates
should report to Mr. Webster at the
Intramural building.
Fraternities that are entered in
this sport as one of the eighteen
events contested for in the year-
round participation contest should
get their men out immediately.
However, a fraternity, to be quali-
fied to continue this event must
have had five men pass three
events each before Christmas.
These five men must attempt the
remaining 12 events to gain en-
I trance points for their house. After
a team is qualified to continue com-
petition, as many men as the house
desires may attempt events, and
additional points will be awarded
on the basis of greatest number of'
points scored; one point to be

al Athletic Fraternity
mural Building April 20
scored on the successful completion
of an event. The house scoring the
greatest number of points is award-
ed the maximum points provided
for on the point system chart. It is
necessary for everyone to have a
Health Card filed at the Intramural
building before attempting any of
these events.
Recent changes made in the
eligibility requirements are:
The 220 low hurdle test has been
changed to 120 low hurdle, 5 hur-
dlesin a fligt. Time: 16 seconds.
The pole vault test has been
changed to a 20 foot rope climb
without the use of the legs, and
from a sitting position on the floor.
.Time: 12 seconds.
Great interest is being shown in
these trials this 'year as is evidenc-
ed by the large, numbers that have
come out. Interest has been further
stimulated by the announcement of
the awarding of an individual cup
for the best all-round record. Two,
hundred and seventy-ine men
took part in those eVents last year.!

EVANS WITHDRAWS
FROM PREXY RACE
Declines to Give up Cleveland
Connection for Job.
CLEVELAND, April 7.-(AP)-Billy
Evans would rather direct the
ClevelandIndians than be presi-
dent of the American League.
In a formal statement, Evans last
night definitely eliminated himself
from consideration as president of
the league to succeed the late Er-
nest S. Barnard. It was Barnard
that Evans followed as general
managed of the Cleveland club.
Evans said he was not unappre-.
ciative of the general belief that he
was the most logical man for the
presidency, but described his con-
nection as a "happy one."
FRESHMAN BASEBALL
All Freshmen baseball candi-
dates report for practice the
Tuesday following spring vaca-
tion. Bring your own equipment.
Bennie Ooosterbaan, Coach.

season. k
pus tournament drew more than I seatPsones
50spctanenndrevBeat Pirates.
550 spectators and the final bouts I
of the same meet attracted over "Dizzy" served advance notice he
1,700 people. The large attendance would make good and that it was
was due to the calibre of boxing about time the big leaguers gave
shown. Jack Starwas, holder of the him a tumble. He beat the Pirates,
campus light-heavyweight crown, 3 to 1, in his National League debut
won the State A. A. U. title in the and acted as though it was all that
same weight and will represent could be expected. There were some
Michigan in the National A. A. U. stories that he apologized to Street
meet in this division.! Other fight- frntbakn h ucnes
ers have acquired state notice and then playing the best ball they had
with these stars mixing in the All- shown all season.
Campus, Philbin was able to break At any rate, Dean's reputation,
all attendence records of previous his clothes, and his confidence
years for these tournaments. blossom in major league company.
1aNumrals to be A warded. The youngster likes interviews,
1 rsoIa. popoffs" whenever he feels in the
Eight numerals will be awarded mood and displays generally an un-
the winners in each weight tomor- usual brand of cockiness.
row. In the bantam weight Pete "That's all right with me, too,"
Morgan is favored but will contend remarked Street, "I don't care what
with strong opposition. R. M. White he thinks about himself or what
has shown the most improvement he says, so long as he shows me he
in the featherweight with Centolel- can pitch. I think he can win 15
la was likely runner-up. C. Mendel- or. 18 ball games for us this year."
son has risen rapidly in the light- Has Easy Delivery
weights so that he has an equal enhas aneasy eier e
ne t e t nnie1 f Dean has an easy side arm de-
chance tocop the numeral from livery, with lots of stuff and un-
Jack Rolston the pre-tournament usual control for a boy with less
favorite,.than two years of professional ex-
Stevens will meet Burgtorff in perience. His home is in Holden-
the welterweight bout. L. Galizia vile, Oklahoma, and he comes from
drew a bye in the middleweight the same baseball territory as the
class and will meet the winner of famous Waner boys.
the Taylor-Hir affair which will! An operation for the removal of
be determined before the finals to- his tonsils has slowed up Deal's
morrow. Bob Choate and L. Lasen spring training, but not his confi-
look like the best bets in the light- dence. He had the operation in his
heavyweight division. R. L. Brad- hotel room and was out on the field
ley has clinched the heavyweight I the next afternoon. He recovered
numeral. his voice fully in three days.

Yost Watches Practice.

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