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April 03, 1937 - Image 3

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First Outdoor Mat, Cage Honors
Practice Held Given To Hoosiers
Indiana University's annual Bal-
Infielders four awards in basketballand wrest-
ling have been granted this year to
Kenneth Gunning of Shelbyville inj
Williams, Lane, Uricek, basketball and Robert "Two-Bit"
Myers of Bloomington in wrestling.1
Peckinpaugh, Brewer Gunning, who was co-captain of
Comprise First Team Indiana's basketball team, was the}
Hoosiers leading scorer for the past,
Despite Thursday night's rain two seasons. Myers, who has never,
which left the diamond in a rather been defeated in dual competition,
sloppy condition, Coach Ray Fisher has for the past two years won the
took his infielders outside yesterday Big Ten 118-pound individual wrest-
for some much needed fielding prac- ling title and in 1934 won the Na-
tice, the first of the year. tional A.A.U. 112-pound champion-
The first outfit 'had Captain Kim ._________
Williams behind the plate, Bill Lane
at first base, Steve Uricek at second, Favor Rangers
Don Brewer at short and Walter
Peckinpaugh in the third base posi- Over aroons
A stiff breeze blowing across the
diamond made fielding difficult and 1oFace W inors
long throws a bit inaccurate but _

Pole Vault Hope

Dodgers Take He Saw The Sea From The Navy
Third Straight Now Johnstone Teaches tenn
From Detroit'C T C h n
CoLrt Team Coach Entered came in contact with a great
Service At 15; Taught future stars of the athletic w+
Yankee Rookies Show Up1 S I Ca among them the immortal Ge
. Cinciportsntnicalumet Gipp, Johnny Sherf of hockey
jWell; Cincinnati Licks, and Hunk Anderson.


St. Louis; Cubs Win From serving before thermast to
being a physical instructor in the
CLEARWATER, Fla., April 2.-Al) British navy and to tennis coach at
CLeABrWATERnFa.,grsiefe .--dPheMichigan; that's the story of Johnny
-The Brooklyn Dodgers defeated the Johnstone, mentor of the Varsity
Detroit Tigers for the third successive netmen.
time today, 8 to 4, displaying none of Born in Edinborough, Johnny en-
the daffiness ascribed to them by di- tered the navy at 15, after having
amond tradition. served as drummer in what corre-
The Tigers made only two hits off sponds to our state militia. In his
Van Lingle Mungo who pitched the fourteen years at sea, Johnny ad-
first six innings. vanced from before the mast on a
sailing 'Vessel to a commission in the
Gehrig Helps Yanks English navy and a master mariner's
TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 2.-(A') certificate. It was in the navy that
-Lou Gehrig's big bat was swinging he learned to know a variety of
fr1 d d th Nw k sports, and it was there that his in-


Coach Fisher said that he was very MONTREAL, April 2.- )-Only
well pleased with the practice.MOTEL Api .'-ny
Uricek And Brewer Flash winners of three straight games in _
the current National Hockey League JAMES KINGSLEY
Uricek and Brewer, flashed their play-offs, the New York Rangers willJ EG Y
old form around second base, Uricek seek to make it four in a row, here
looking especially good in his hand- tomorrow night when they carry
ling of the keystone sack. Peckin- their quest for the Stanley Cup N' 0ie is Free
paugh fitted into the infield com- against the Montreal Maroons.
bination like a veteran and showed The teams will meet in the second ToSe k Scalns
a very good arm for the first day's game of their best of three semi- O e a s
practice. His pegs across the dia- final series. If a third game is need-
mond were good despite the strong1 ed, it will be played here Tuesday ( Jl-.--
wind, night. The winner will go up against "
The second combination afield had the Detroit Red Wings, N.H.L. cham- O
Leo Beebe catching, Vic Canever at pions for the second successive sea-
third base, Joe Paulus in the short-son, in the three-out-of-five duel for By NEWELL McCABE
stop post, Pete Lisagor at second, the cup. Topping opponents in pole vaulting
and Bil Lnethe irst asepos- Fansall over the circuit still are has not been the main barrier in pre-
ton Bhdiscussing Detroit's five-game tri- venting Michigan's James Kingsley
tion. umph over the Montreal Canadiens. from walking away with honors in
Beebe's Arm In Evidence In particular they are praising Nor- this event in intercollegiate competi-
Beebe's highly touted arm was very mie Smith, the Red Wing goalie who, tion. Coming from New Trier High
much in evidence and Leo looked the despite an arm injury returned in the School at Winnetka, Ill., two years
part of a first class receiver. Lane, final game to deliver a brilliant per- ago as a veteran pole vaulter, "Egad"
playing first for both combinations, formance, and Hec Kilrea, injured Kingsley was unable to make the
showed a lot of fielding skill. Bill's Larry Aurie's replacement who scored eligible list until this year.
height and long arms enable him to three goals during the series, one thei By simply looking over this season's
cover a great deal of territory. Lisa- clincher in over-time last night, indoor records in the pole vault, it is
gor turned in a very capable job as
second sacker. He showed up as the FROM SOUTH HAVEN posihe to see that Jim is right up
at the top of Michigan's vaulters. Not
best of the second combination in- Art Downing, Ann Arbor 160-pound' satisfied at breaking high school
fielders. open champion, who punched out a records he joined the Wolverine
Herm Fishman and Burt Smith hard fought decision over Tom Root thinclads with the idea that some day
took lengthy turns at hurling in the Thursday at the Michigan Boxing he would walk off the track field with
batting cages. Both seem to be shap- Show is from South Haven, not Ann the Big Ten Pole Vault Champion-
ing up pretty well. Arbor ship in his pocket.
Though he has not seen much
competition as a Varsity vaulter, by
glancing, over Jim's high school rec-
ord Coach Hoyt figures that he has
a consistent point winner in the pole
vault for the next two seasons, bar-
ring mishaps. In the indoor season
which ended last month, vaulters
from Michigan State, Ohio State, and
Pittsburgh have all met defeat in the
hands of "Egad."
Thus, with a perfect record behind
him, so far this year, Jim steps into
i-nwil Showers I the outdoor season with all the'Iodds

Ireey Lo ay anu ne ew
Yankees turned in their
straight grapefruit league
with a 5 to 2 victory over
Rookie Stars


TAMPA, ,Fla., April 2.-(RP)-Lee
"Lefty" Grissom, 200-pound south-
paw rookie who insists he will win
15 games for the Cincinnati Reds this
year, held the St. Louis Cardinals to
three hits and two runs in six in-
nings today and the Reds won 6 to 2.,
Cubs Whip White Sox
YUMA, Ariz., April 2.-(P)-A fifth
inning home run by Jim (Rip) Col-
lins, new Bruin first sacker, gave ,
the Chicago Cubs a 1 to 0 victory to-
day over the Chicago White Sox in
an exhibition game marked by mid-
season form of pitchers for both
Macks Beat Browns
ANTONIO, Texas, April 2.-(/P)-
Six errors by the Athletics helped the
St. Louis Browns win an exhibition
baseball game today from Connie
Mack's men, 8 to 6.
Phillies Beat Washington
WINTER HAVEN, Fla., April 2.-
(P)-The Phillies bunched three hits,
coupled with an error, and two bases
on balls -to score three runs in the
seventh and defeat the Washington
,Senators, 5 to 2, behind the six-hit
pitching of Syl Johnson and Orville
Jorgens today.
Louis Assured Crack
At Heavyweight Crown
CHICAGO, April 2.-,P)-Evidence
piled up today to assure, beyond
practically all doubt, that James J.
Braddock will defend his world's
heavyweight championship against
Joe Louis in Chicago, June 22, not-
guarantee to fight Max Schmeling in


bring these
"APRIL showers may come
your way" - in fact you can
pretty well bet your boots they
will. If your trotting around
fnder lowering skies is of an "in
and out" variety -we point to
the new English variety of weath.
erproof here shown. It's brief
and to the point - the point
being your knee level. Our
British cousins in their misty
and drizzly climate wear heavy
tweeds that are halftwaterlogged
fifty per cent of the time. If
protected above the knees they're
satisfied. Perhaps you would be
.:4 .

favoring him.m

Jim will be a member of the Woi-Beln
verine track squad which will com- Joe Gould, manager' of the chai-
pete against the University of Cali- pion, proclaimed Braddock would not
fornia at Berkley in a duel meet dur- box anyone in Germany or anywhere
ing spring vacation, else until after his engagement with
I the Brown Bomber. He made his
WINS GOLF CROWN declaration to Mayor Edward F. Kel-
PINEHURST, N. C., April 2.-(A)- ly, Joseph F. Triner, chairman of
Mrs. Estelle Page won her second the Illinois State Athletic Commis-:
women's north and south golf chain- sion, and over the long distance tele-
pionship today. phone to Governor Henry Horner.
They Came, Saw And Conquered
In Their LittleWay, Sort Of

Much popularized is the belted
adaptation of the well-known
double-breasted trench coat.'
Like ether rainwear lightness
in weight counts heavily in
its favor..

A famous German lunatic by the
name of Leuben once set the most
unique record in the history of play-
ing cards. He wagered he could turn
up a pack of cards in a certain order.
He turned cards 10 hours a day for
20 years, 4,246,028 times, before he
The Intercollegiate Boxing Com-
mission has passed a ruling that no
boxer who has participated in A.A.U.
bouts shall be allowed to participate
in intercollegiate fights. The ruling
will go into effect in 1939.
Millard (Dixie) Howell, University
of Alabama star halfback of 1934,
will play professional baseball with
the Memphis (Southern Association)
ball club during the coming season.
Of the pitchers in the American
League, Bob Grove has had eight
seasons in which he has won 20 or
more games. Wes Ferrell made it.
six seasons in 1936. Tommy Bridges
came through with his third 20-game
season. Ted Lyons and Vernon Gomez
each have three such campaigns.
Gus Simmons, Chicago, an entry in
an ice sitting contest several years
ago at the White City Casino in the
Windy City, was disqualified because

he was running a temperature of 102
degrees after sitting on a cake of
ice for 26 hours.
The longest prize fight with gloves
on record is a 110-round bout at New
Orleans in 1893 between Bowen and
Burke. It lasted seven hours and 19
minutes. The shortest fight was in
1902 when Battling Nelson floored
Willie Rossler in 12 seconds, includ-
ing the count.
* *
From the time Fielding H. Yost
started as coach at Micfiuan in 1901,
until the last game in 1905, Mich-
igan was unbeaten. During this pe-
riod the Wolverines won 55 games
and tied one. They scored a total of
2,821 points as against but 40 gar-
nered by their opponents.
e. 4
Pete Van Kempen, the veteran
Dutch bicycle racer leads the best
six-day marathoners with the all-
high record of 29 victories to his


Dark Blue makes news in rain-
wear. Smartest seen is this rag-
lan fly-front model with slash

Have you seen the "University of
Michigan" stationery at Rider's?
They have a 24-sheet package
with envelopes, in cellophane, 25c.


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