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MARCH 17, 1935

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Golfers To

Defend Intercollegiate Crown

At Rockville, Md.

Squad Will Be
Chosen From
Nine Veterans
-Fischer And Koscis Are
Expected To Alternate
As Number One Man
With the announcement that Mich-
igan would defend its National Inter-,
collegiate championship at the Con-
gressional Country Club of Rockville
Maryland June 24-29, Coach Ray
Courtright issued notice to members
of both Varsity and freshman squads
to begin whipping their games into
shape for the 36-hole qualifying tour-
nament to determine the personnel
of both squads the week after Spring
Vacation.
Michigan, with probably the great-
est team ever to compete on the Uni-
versity course, will play six dual meets
during the season in addition to the
Big Ten meet at Evanston, May 20
and 21, and the National Intercolle-
giates after the close of school.
Malloy Third Man
With Johnny Fischer and Chuck
Kocsis probably alternating at the
number one position, Woody Malloy
at number three, and a host of good
golfers to select from for the number
four position, including Captain Cal.
Markham, Dana Seeley, Carrol Sweet,
Larry David, captain of the hockey
team, Allan Saunders and Bill Grif-
fiths, the 1935 team should be even
stronger than last year.
Perhaps the tightest battle in the
last decade will take place at the
Congressional Country Club when
strong teams like Georgia Tech, Louis-
iana State, Yale, Leland Stanford,
and Notre Dame attempt to lift the
crown which the Wolverines will be
defending.
Qualifying After Vacation
Professor Thomas C. Trueblood,
coach, will return to Ann Arbor about
April 12. The first qualifying round of
36 holds will be held immediately after
Spring Vacation in order to deter-
mine the eight-man Varsity and
eight-man yearling squads which are
extended the privileges of the course
without charge.
The complete schedule is as follows:
April 20 Michigan State, away.
April 27 Purdue, here.
May 4 Ohio State, here.
May 11 Illinois, away.
May 13 Northwestern, away.
May 18 Michigan State, here.
May 20, 21 Big Ten meet at
Evanston.
June 24-29 National Intercollegiates
at Rockville, Md.
WOMEN'S
SPORTS
Kappa Alpha Theta sorority will
defend its title as Intramural swim-
ming champion in the annual meet
to be held March 26 at the Union.
Intramural competition will climax a
series of p4eliminary cual mreets
which have been held with Univer-
sity High School, Michigan State Nor-
mal College and Wayne University.
Ten organizations have already
registered teams to take part: Kappa
Alpha Theta, Chi Omega, Betsy Bar-
bour dormitory, Kappa Kappa Gam-
ma, Alpha Delta. Pi, Gamma Phi
Beta, Jordan Hall, Mosher Hall, Delta
Delta Delta, and a group of non-
affiliated women.
Several former record holders are
out to defend their titles: Polly Mitch-
ell, '37, 25-yard free-style; Betty
Howard, '36Ed., 25-yard breast-
stroke; Henrietta Freud, '36, 25-yard

back crawl; Mary Montgomery, '37,
40-yard free-style; and Kappa Alpha
Theta, 100-yard relay.
Swimmers of all abilities are urged
to enter the meet, for all entrants1
will be placed according to times made
in practice. Every swimmer must beI
timed in the event she plans to enter.
Practice hours are Tuesday and
Thursday from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. and
Saturday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
WRESTLING TOURNEY
Contestants in the all-campus
wrestling tournament which takes
place Tuesday must weigh in Mon-
day from 3 to 5 p.m. either at the
Waterman gymnasium or the In-
tramural building.
Entries for all spring sports close
Monday evening.

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Dizzy And Paul Discuss Season's Outlook

STAR
*DUST
*-y ART CARSTENS-
BASEBALL experts adjudge a bat-
tery to be seventy per cent of a
nine's defensive strength. Pitchers are
usually regarded as being more val-
uable to a team than their battery
mate, but Mickey Cochrane, manager
and catcher of the Detroit Tigers,
demonstrated last year just how in-
dispensable a good catcher is to a
team's winning habits.
In other years, the Tigers were just
as strong or stronger than they were
last year in all departments save
catching, but they never won a pen-
nant. Cochrane called every pitch,
and he knew what to call for because
the Tiger hurlers seldom shook him
off, his accurate arm relieved his
pitchers of the tension of operating
under conditions which are favorable
to base stealers, and finally he dished
out a line of spirited gab which bol-
stered his hurlers courage.
Pitchers on this year's squad
who were starting out two years
ago, throwing to Mike Diffley,
Michigan's last good catcher, aver
that they were much more effec-
tive while pitching with Mike do-{
ing the receiving.
They had confidence in Diffley's
judgment and throwing arm. These
same pitchers didn't have the same
confidence in Michigan's catcher last
year with the result that the pitchers
who only lost two Conference games
the year Diffley caught, lost six last
year, despite the fact that they were
pitching for a much stronger hitting
team.
With the importance of a catcher
in mind, we are wondering who is go-
ing to do the catching for Michigan
this season. Judging by last year's
freshman and Varsity nine's records,
hearsay, sentiment around the train-
ing camp, The Daily's baseball critic,
and our own observations, Coach
Fisher has, potentially, at least three
good out-fielders, six efficient infield-
ers, a good staff of hurlers, but a ques-
tion mark where the backstop squats.
Five men, who range from last
year's football captain to a hockey
right winger, are candidates for
the job. But none of them na-
turally possess the qualities at-
tributed to Cochrane. Kim Wil-
liams, sophomore who was first
string catcher for the freshman
last year, is a likely prospect to
win the Varsity post, mainly by
virtue of superior hitting. He bats
left handed and is far and above
the best hitter among the catch-
ers..
Whether he can size up opposing
batter's weaknesses, inspire pitchers
with confidence and throw to the
bases, will soon become apparent.
Harold Parker, reserve catcher last
year, Tom Austin, last year's grid
captain, Dick Berryman, hockey play-
er and catcher on last year's fresh-
man, and "Joe" Rosen, who played
freshman ball, are pressing Williams
for the regular job, probably rating
in the order named. None of them
have yet shown rifle arms, but Mich-
igan's pitchers are hoping one of
them turns out to be a catcher a la
Diffley.

Hornbostel To
Race Fuqua In
I Butler Relays

In contrast to their prediction
Dizzy and Paul, have prophesied o
share of the Cardinal's wins fort
however, that the Redbirds will wit
their triumph in the World's Scrie
Louis training camp at Bradenton,]
into the proper condition for the sta
Tigers Win Exhi
Over Phillies
LAKELAND, Fla., March 16 -(P)-
The Detroit Tigers opened their exhi-
bition schedule today with a 15-3 vic-
tory over the Phillies.
Working behind the hurling of Al-
vin Crowder and Clyde Hatter the
bludgeoning Tigers connected for 17
hits. Despite the presence of three
rookies in the lineup, the Tigers
fielded smoothly with only one error
chalked against them.
Hank Greenberg led the attack. In
five trips to the plate he hit four
times, once for the circuit. Crowder
was nicked for three hits in five in-
nings, and Hatter, the Louisville re-
cruit, for two in four. Wilson used
four hurlers in a vain attempt to stop
the champions.
BROWNS WIN, 4 TO 3
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March
16 --AP)- A blowup on the part of
Pitcher Moore in the ninth inning
today paved the way for a St. Louis
Browns 4 to 3 victory'over the Balti-
more Orioles in an exhibition game
here today.
DODGERS DRUB REDS
TAMPA, Fla., March 16 -(A)- The
Brooklyn Dodgers inaugurated their
spring exhibition series with a victory

r.Former Indiana University
Stars To Run In Special
600-Yard Event
i ~INDIANAPOLIS, March 16.- (P) -
t.Charles Hornbostel, the hustling Hoo-
sier sensation of the Eastern boards,
returns to the Middle West, scene of
his greatest triumphs, next Saturday
night to engage in a special 600-yard
race, feature of the third annual But-
ler University indoor relays.
The flat-footed Evansville (Ind.)
boy who set a new world's indoor 600-
yard record of 1:11.3 at the Millrose
Games, the first time he raced the
distance, will have plenty of compe-
tition.
Ivan Fuqua, co-captain with Horn-
bostel of Indiana University's 1934
track team and his partner in many
an "iron man" stunt for the Hoo-
siers, and Otto Pongrace former Mich-
igan State middle-distance star, will
start against the bespectacled speed-
r ster.
Fuqua, like Hornbostel, a member
of the 1932 United States Olympic
-' team, was beaten in the Millrose 600,
but believes he will do better on the
new sponge clay track of the Butler
Field House.
-associated Press Photo. The University of Michigan's West-
s of a year ago, the Dean brothers, ern Conference champions return to
nly "40 or more" victories as their defend the university team title they
the coming season. They do insist, won last year. Pittsburg (Kas,)
n the pennant in a walk and repeat Teachers College led the college divis-
s. This picture was taken at the St. ion in 1934.
Florida, where the Deans are getting An imposing array of Middle West-
ern track talent, including champions
rt of the major league race. of the Big Ten and Central Inter-
collegiate Conference, will engage in
biti n Op nuerseven individual and seven relay
bition 0pener :events.
Heading the list will be Jesse Owens,
- Greenberg Stars Ohio State's Negro sprinter who will
have another chance to better the
____listed world's 60-yard dash mark;
today, defeating the Cincinnati Reds Willis Ward, Michigan Negro whose
8 to 1 behind the effective hurling of individual feats carried the Wolver-
Van Mungo and Johnny Babich. ines to victory last year; Heye Lam-
;__bertus, Nebraska hurdler who lowered
CLEVELAND WINNERS the 60-yard low hurdles mark in the
(AN)-heW IRLEansloo.,dahoubl---1934 relays, and Kenneth Sandbach,
NEW OEdANS Lasd Ma d16b -of Purdue, whose 7.4 seconds in the
bombardment against the New Or-60-yadies over fdles equalled exist-
leans Pelicans today to win an exhi- Other record theiats come from
bition game 8 to 1. Vincent Murphy, the Notre Dame
captain and high jumper who has
WHITE SOX BEAT CUBS cleared 6 feet 7%1 inches; Ray Sears,
LOS ANGELES, March 16 -(P)- Butler distance star, and the mile
Chicago's White Sox jumped on Lar- relay teams of the universities of
ry French, southpaw, for nine hits in Pittsburgh and Michigan.
four innings to defeat the National - ---
Leaguers, 5 to 0, here today.
The Pale Hose combined two hits,
including a double by Mule Haas, a
walk, and an error, to score three
runs in the seventh. Three young::v....
Sox pitchers, Whitehead, Stine and>,
Vance, kept their opponents' hits
l scattered, Whitehead allowing
only one in three innings and Stine
two in the same number.

The two-day run of spring weather
has been drying out the baseball dia-
mond on Ferry Field with such rapid-
ity that if the warm breezes contin-
ue Coach Ray Fisher expects to take
his squad outdoors by the middle of
next week, and begin intensive work
on assembling his team.
However, predictions of more frost,
and the fact that only once in history
has Michigan's baseball squad made
so early an advent to the open air,
have resigned Fisher and his proteges
to at least another week in the Field
House.
The boys have started mixing their
diet of batting practice with hook
sliding practice into the sliding pit.
In the event that practice is con-
fined to the Field House next week,
Coach Fisher's squad will begin drills
upon another phase of the game.
Pitchers will be drilled in holding run-
ners close to the bag, while the base
runners will try to get a break on the
pitchers.
Fisher will make another cut .in his
squad, probably the final one, to-
morrow.
'Skip' Etchells, Discus
Thrower, Now Eligible
Widmer "Skip" Etchells, Varsity
discus thrower, was announced as
eligible yesterday by Prof. Ralph
Aigler, chairman of the Eligibility
Committee of the Board In Control
of Physical Education on the basis
of a removed incomplete.
Etchells, who has consistently
done better than 140 feet in his
event, had previously been an-
nounced ineligible by unconfirm-
ed reports.

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