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THURSDAi, SEPT. 28, 1933

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE THREE

I

PLAY &
BY-PLAY

1-By AL NEWMAN-

I
K

This Grid-Graph *
* * *
SOMETHING over a decade ago, a
man named Larry Peck went to
a football game. He ar'rived too late
to get a seat and was forced, with
several thousand others, to mill in-
effectually around outside the gates
of the stadium listening to the cheers
and wondering just what was hap-
pening to the home team, which is
the only bothexciting and dull oc-
cupation we can think of.
But while he was milling this Mr.
Peck, a rotund, jovial little man, gave
birth to an idea which later gave re-
lief to the seatless, tantalized mobs
and proved a great comfort to those
who could not afford to follow the
local team on its peregrinations. In-
cidentally, we understand, the idea
also netted Mr. Peck quite a few
shekels.
This was the Grid-Graph, the only
visual means of depicting a distant
football game. The first Grid-Graphs
were large oval boards with lights
depicting the progress of the game.
For years, the Alumni Association of
Michigan owned and operated one
of these devices, using Hill Audi-
torium as the place of exhibition.
Several years ago, it was, quite the
thing to do of a dull fall afternoon
while the team was out of town,'to
go down and see the Grid-Graph,
connected by wire with the distant
Pressbox, put on the game.
Now Michigan has a new Grid-
Graph. It is larger and finer than
the old one and a good deal easier
to see. The Union Ballroom is the
present location of the device where
those present at the Freshman Ban-
quet tonight will see it demonstrated.
The campus premiere of the board
will present the-ten plays which led,
up to Michigan's winning field goal
against Minnesota last year, a score
which clinched the Conference and
National championships for the Wol-
verines.
Fischer Cards A 31 On
Last Nine Of 'U' Course
The answer to a golfer's prayer
-,that's what Johnny Fischer,
Michigan's famous golf captain,
had yesterday afternoon on the
last nine ,of the University course.
Playing undoubtedly the best
golf ever seen in Ann Arbor-
Johnny banged out a 31-five
under par-and missed a 30' by a
scant inch.
Playing with Dayton, Sweet, and
Van Zile, the Wolverine captain
achieved the unbelievable by card-
ing four pars and five birdies on
the tough University course.
On the last hole, a par 5, he
put his second shot 7 feet from
the pin. His putt rimmed the hole
and he barely missed a 30.
His card read: 4-4-3-3-3-3-4-
3-4.

Varsity Works
On Developin
Ground Gane
Other Members Of Squad
Given Long Scrimmage
On Ferry Field
Bernard Returns
Ford Practices At Guard
On Varsity; Chapman
Shines For 'Blues'
While Head Coach Kipke sent his
first string regulars through a long
and very secret signal drill on run-
ning plays, his assistants, Wally
Weber and "Cappy" Cappon, scrim-
maged the rest of the Varsity squad
in a gruelling two-hour fray on
Ferry Field.
Kipke kept only the men who are
likely to start against State next
week for his signal drill, sending the
others to sweat and swear under the
hot sun and "Cappy's" caustic com-
ments.
Chuck Bernard was out in uni-
form for the first time since he went
to the infirmary Monday and was at
the center posi-
... tion all afternoon
on Kipke's select
squad. Jerry Ford
spent the after-
noonnoon working
at left guard posi-
tion. with Kowalik
on the other side
of the line.
Wistert was at
his old left tackle
post, while Hilde-
brand and Austin
alternated at the other tackle posi-
tion. With Malaschevich out in uni-
form, but spending his time loping
about the field, Ward and Petoskey
were the only ends Kipke used.
The big question mark still hangs
over the quarterback problem, with
Fay and Renner, obviously on the
inside track. They alternated at the
post in yesterday's drill. Heston,
Everhardus, and Regeczi were at
their usual posts. Tony Dauksza,
sophomore quarterback candidate,
was kept out of practice yesterday
It was a typical Michigan brand
of football that both sides showed.
Both lines, were
strong enough de-
fensively to keep.
their opponents'
from gaining con-
sistently with run-
ning plays, so both
took to the air,'
with very few re- - ?
sults.
Nelson got off
the only decent
pass of the after-
noon, when he
tossed the ball 40
yards for a touchdown for the Blues.
Chapman played well at end for the
Blues. Baulson and Remias made
some nice runs, considering the sort
of blocking 'they were given by their
teammates.

Chuck Bernard, Michigan's All-Conference center, reported for
Varsity grid practice yesterday afternoon for the first time in four
days. Chuck had his teammates worried when he suffered a recurrence
of a leg infection which occurred last summer. His condition was not
serious, however, and he will probably see action in Saturday's scrim-
mage in the stadium.

Wolverine Pivot Man Taken Off Injured List

Foxx Stars As
Athletics Beat
nk10-1
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 27.-()--
Jimmy Foxx drove in five runs with
his forty-eighth homer ,of the sea-
son and two singles as the Athletics
defeated the Yankees, 10 to 1, be-
hind the four-hit pitching of
Johnny Marcum in the second game
of today's double-header. The game
was called at the end of the first
half of the seventh on account of
darkness. The Yanks won the open-
ing contest, 7 to 0.
MAJOR LEAGUE
STANDINGS
By theAssociated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE

WOMEN'S
SPORTS
Open Hockey
Opportunity to play h o c k e y,
whether or not a woman is affiliated
with a house or organization having
a team, is being presented to the
Michigan co-eds this season. Tues-
days and Thursdays each week are
to be devoted to open hockey during
the period of rushing and afterwards
until Intramural and Interclass ac-
tivities are begun.
Miss Hilda Burr, head hockey
coach, assisted by. other faculty
members and student managers, will
be in charge of the practices. The
invitation to play on the days set
aside is to women of all classes, but
is particularly for the freshmen, who
have not yet joined any organized
teams.
** *
Tennis Club Returns
Members of the Detroit Tennis
Club will pay a second visit within a
year to Ann Arbor this Saturday
when they engage the -netters of the
local club at Palmer Field. The suc-
cess of the matches last fall aroused
interest enough to make the tourney
an annual affair.
This Saturday seating accomo-
dations will be arranged, and the
Women's Athletic Department in-
vites all faculty members and stu-
dents to attend.
* * *
Coaching
Wednesday afternoons have been
dedicated to the furtherance of skill
and proficiency in sports. After 4
p. m. instruction will be given in ten-
nis, archery, and golf by the coaches
in these sports at Palmer Field.
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Frosh Gridders
Are Developed
To Play Varsity
Rookies Will Use Notre
Dame Style Of Play In
Opposing First Team
Freshman football is olmost as
much of a sticker to Coach Ray
Courtright as the varsity is to Kipke.
Not because good material is lack-
ing; in fact, both squads have an
unusual amount of good men. But'
gpurtwright is perplexed to find
among his tryouts an eleven that
can scrimmage the varsity effective-
ly, using the Notre Dame style of
offense.
There are four or five All-State
men out for the squad as well as a
number of heavy, rangy men selected
from the tryouts for development by
Ray Fisher. The men working ten-
tatively on the yearling outfit and
who are prospective fodder for the
varsity scrimmages, are looked to
for filling vacancies in the 1934 var-
sity.
Patanelli, Lett At Ends
Courtright has Patanelli at right
end and Lett, a 190-lb. high school
star from Grand Rapids on the left
flank. Hanshue is at the left guard
post and Wright at right tackle. Cen-
ters are: Baker, Oyler and Schuman.
Nearly an entire All-State back-
fieild greets the Coach this fall, with
Jennings at quarter and Lutomski
and Turik at fullback and halfback.
This combination should. provide
plenty of trouble to the varsity and
a lot of help to Kipke in drills.
There are several other men on
school records make them stand out
as future possibilities. They are: Bar-
net, all-city end in Detroit; Schu-
man, all-city center in Chicago; and
W. Swartz, a half-back from Lansing
Central.
INTRAMURAL HOURS.
Announcement of the hours
during which the Intramural
Building will be open this fall was
made yesterday by the Intramural
Department. The doors will open
at 8 a. m., and everyone must be
out of the building at 6:30 p. m.
After Nov. 15, it will be open dur-
ing the evening.
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Oosterbaan, Friedman Named
On All-Star Team Of Decade

By ROLAND L. MARTIN
Echoes of the past come back to
haunt those football enthusiasts whoj
have followed the various fortunes
and misfortunes of Michigan football
teams of the past decade with the
naming of Benny Oosterbaan and
Benny Friedman to a mythical All-
American elevenĀ° of the last ten
years. Grantland Rice, one of the
foremost sports authorities in the
world, named the two Michigan grid-
men to the team which he selected
for a recent issue of the college mag-
azine "University."
Benny-toBenny. What a combi-
nation! 80,000 frenzied spectators
come to their feet as the quarterback
fades backward from the line of
scrimmage and shoots a long forward
pass far over the heads of the ene-
my's linemen. A tall figure leaps out
of a maze of would-be intercepters,
grabs the pass with one hand, and
once again the Benny-to-Benny
combination scores.
Oosterbaan and
Fr i edm an are..
probably the fore- l
most exponents of
the Michigan pass .
system. Friedman,
passer par - excel-
lent. Oosterbaan, . ..
one of the greatest
pass receivers that:
football has ever;
known.
As Grant 1 a n d
Rice writes in ex- Oosterbaan
planation of his
selections, "The two greatest ends I
saw play in this period (1923-1932)
were Benny Oosterbaan of Michigan
and Wesley Fesler of Ohio State.
Dalrymple of Tulane was an out-
standing star, not far behind. But
Oosterbaan and Fesler would make
one of the strongest end combina-
tions that ever played in football.
"Benny Friedman wins the place
at quarterback, over such strong
competition as Stuhldreher and Ca-
rideo of Notre Dame, Dodd of Ten-
nessee and Shaver of Southern Cali-

fornia. In my opinion Friedman is
one of the greatest quarterbacks
that ever played. A marvelous field
general, a fine kicker, a good running
back, a high class blocker, an all-
around defense star. In addition to
this I think he was the most accurate
forward passer I have ever seen in
college football. Stuhldreher and
Carideo were both outstanding and
only a Friedman could beat them
out."
What more coula a coach ask than
a quarterback with the qualities
which Rice attributes to Friedman?
Oosterbaan was not only'a great re-
ceiver of passes but equally great as
a defensive end. Proof of this can
easily be found in the records of
Michigan football:
In 1924 Red Grange and company
of Illinois rap wild against Michigan
handing the Wolverines one of their
worst defeats in history. Grange
scored repeatedly through the Michi-
gan line, mainly around the ends.
The following year the two teams
met again and Grange was still the
"Galloping Ghost." Oosterbaan was
a sophomore end, but during the en-
tire game, Grange gained a total of
three yards around his end. Ooster-
baan stopped Grange that afternoon
and Friedman won the game for
Michigan with a field goal, the only
scores of the game.
Rice's complete ten year All-Amer-
ican follows: Center-Ticknor, Har-
vard; Guards-Cannon, Notre Dame
and Hickman, Tennessee; Tackles-
Smith, Southern California and Mil-
stead, Yale; Ends - Oosterbaan,
Michigan and Fesler, Ohio State;
Quarterback - Friedman, Michigan;
Halfbacks - Grange, Illinois and
Drury, Southern California; Fullback
- Nevers, Stanford.
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announce
the Location of their New
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1308 S. University Ave
(Near Withams Drug Stdre)

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Washington ......
New York.......
Philadelphia..... .
Cleveland ........
Detroit.........
Chicago .........
Boston ...........
St. Louis ........

W L
97 51
89 57
78 69
75 74
73 79
65 83
60 85
55 94

Pct.
.655
.610
.531
.503
.480
.439
.414
.369
0-10

Wednesday's Results
New York 7-1, Philadelphia

"WHEN A FELLER
NEEDS A FRIE.ND"

(second

game called in seventh,I

darkness).
Only games scheduled

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NATIONALI
New York.... ..
Pittsburgh .......
Chicago .........
St. Louis ........
Boston...........
Brooklyn.........
Philadelphia ......
Cincinnati........

LEAGUE
W L
90 60
85 67
84 68
82 69
80 70
64 85
59 91
58 92

Pct.
.600
.559
.553
.543
.533
.430
.393
.337

Many Tennis Stars In Faculty
Ranks; Bob Angell Outstanding

Wednesday's Results
New York 3-0, Philadelphia 1-6.
Only games scheduled.

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Is your professor a tennis star?
You may not know it but many hide
their light under an academic bushel.
The departments of Sociology, Med-
icine, History and Journalism all
have their claimants to athletic'
fame. Look them over today-they're
human.
Leading the list is Prof. Bob An-
gell of the Sociology department. A
few others are Dr. J. M. Dorsey, Uni-
versity Hospital; Prof. Arthur Boak,
History department, and Mr. Donal
Haines of the Journalism depart-
ment. All were prominent in summer
session tennis activities.
Bob Angell, perhaps, wields the
wickedest racquet of them all. Out
of a field of some 100 netters in the

All-City tournament last July, he
easily ran through several opponents
to reach the finals in that . event.
Steve Lewis, defending champion
and number four man of Detroit
was his waterloo, however, but only
after a spectacular battle which kept
the crowd on its feet.
Angell is a former Wolverine var-
sity star of no mean reputation. Ten-
nis is still his favorite sport.
Dr. Dorsey and Prof. Boak paired
in the men's doubles with no little
success. They also turned back a
number of opponents to reach the
final round. Cris Mack and Lewis,
however, won the youth-against-age
battle without much difficulty.
Mr. Haines was umpire.

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