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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

The PRESS ANGLE
By GEORGE J. ANDROS - -

Nine Prepares In The Majors

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moreen Drills
Games In Drills

but his remarkable change of pace
Against All Corers had the Tigers breaking their backs
HAVIN seenNew York engage in when he settled down. The Yankee
faViNGofseeng rcic g ins infield, led by the fine throws of
a bt o batin pactce gaistFrankie Coet n ueboe
two Detroit pitchers yesterday, I am'Coet n ueboe
handed catch by Lou Gehrig, left
more than confident that my money little to be desired. So-I still put
on the Yankees to win the pennant i my money on New York. And day
is in no danger whatsoever. Through I by day the Tiger pitching weakness
the eight regular positions the Wonl becomes more obvious.
Champions exhibited potential slug-
ging power that would cause any
hurler to quake in his boots, while,
the batting weakness of the tail end Please, No Rain ...
of the Tiger order is obvious. The«
strength of the Yankees is made even "RAIN, rain, go away; come again
m o r e significant some other day." (Anytime but
when one considers this coming Saturday). That is the
that the men of ardent plea of baseball Coach Ray
Cochrane are a real Fisher these days. Illinois follows
powerhouse in their Indiana into Ferry Field day after
own right. Vic Sor- tomorrow, and Ray wants to meet
rell was hit at will in his greatest rival for the Conference
the first four innings ,'.title very badly-this week. If it rains,
-only some fast this week-end, Michigan must meet
fielding on the part '..* Illinois away in a double-header one
of Pete Fox, Marvin week from Saturday-after engaging
Owen and Bill Ro- Purdue and Indiana on the two pre-
gell prevented the ceding days. To pull a second Big
tenure of the De- K Ten title in a row out of a quartet of
troit veteran on the ___- ____games like those in three days would
mound from becom- RANKcRsE be expecting too much of his pitch-i
ing a comedy. Joe DiMaggio twice ers, Ray believes.
was robbed of hits by Fox and Owen * *
Elden Auker was a little more ef-
fective, but proved no particular puz- Here And There .. .
zle to the New Yorkers. George Sel-
kirk was the Yang big gun with a FROM Walt Peckinpaugh after
single and a homer off Sorrell plus speaking over WJR Tuesday,
a double and a second four-base hit night: "I'd rather face Bob Fellerl
off Auker. Monty Pearson spent most than one of those little microphones"'
of his time trying to keep warm, .:" Wally Weber has a vocabulary
that would put the .average professor,
of English to shame.
Somewhere on the University golf
course lies a white-gold ring with a
diamond set in a square face . . .
Will the honest finder communicate
with yours' truly or Bill Forcey at
the Chi Phi House.

Varsity's Batting Average
Falls To .172; To Meet'
Indiana And Illinois
Michigan's Varsity nine, last year
famed for their batting power, went
through a long hitting drill yesterday
afternoon in preparation for their
games with Indiana and Illinois next
Friday and Saturday.

AMERICAN LEAGUEI
New York .....111 101 020-7 12 2
Detroit........001 010 100-3 8 0
Pearson and Dickey; Sorrell, Auker
and Cochrane.
Philadelphia . . .000 001 060-7 10 3
Chicago.......202 000 101-6 9 2
Nelson, Turbeville, Smith, Kelley
and F. Hayes; Stratton, Brown, Lee
and Sewell.
NATIONAL LEAGUE
St. Louis ......421 100 311-13 14 2
Boston .......010 000 000- 1 6 1
J. Dean and Ogrodowski; Turner,
Frasier, Hutchinson, and Lopez, Wa-
sen, Mueller.

M *lNATIONAL LEAGUE --- -- -
M ic igan o Chicago ..... .110 244 221-17 17 11 UNIVERSITY
Philadelphia - 003 000 001- 4 10 5 I UIEST
Squad Defeats Root and ODea; Johnson, Jorgens, TENNIS
Sivess, Kelleher and Atwood, Grace. I
Sparans,12-GittsurghSERVICE
Spartans, 12-6 Pittsbrgh.....311 000 000-5 11 1 SOUTH UNIV. opp. The Den
Brooklyn ...... 100 000 000-1 5 1
Blanton a,'d Todd: Frankhouse,
Ed Flowers Is Low Man ; Eisenstat, Jeffcoat and R. Moore. ( READ THE DAILY CLASSIFIEDS
Barclay Has Easy Win;! _________________________
Face Illinli SaturdayH
By BEN MOORSTEIN
With a strong north wind blowing LII I E U UU E -
over the University course the Mich-
igan golf team yesterday defeated
Michigan State's linksmen by a 12-6
score. The win was the third of thei
season for the Wolverine team.
Ed Flowers, Spartan star, turned
in the low score for the day with a
78 to take 21/2 points from Al Kar-
pinski who got an 80. Jack Emery
playing in the number two position
also scored an 80 to shut out Tommy
Brand of State 3-0. Brand shot an k{
82.
Billy Warren, playing in place of t
Captain Al Saunders, who is out with
a side injury, defeated Scotty Taylor
2-1 in his match. Warren had an'
80 too, and Taylor turned in an 85..
Bill Barclay blanked his Spartan op-
ponent Roy Nelson 3-0 with the
fourth 80 of the Michigan team as
Nelson scored 86.
The double matches, which were
played simultaneously with the
singles, saw Michigan taking 3%2 v3
points to State's 2 %/. The State team

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mound duties himself and had his New York ......200 100 200-5 13 0!
Cincinnati .....001 032 002-8 11 0
first string players out in the field Fitzsimmons, Coffman, Gabler andI
all afternoon while he pitched to the Danning; R. Davis, Schott, Hollings-
rest of the squad. worth, and Lombardi.
Punch Is Lacking
With the exception of a few wellr
hit balls which were usually the re- Lambda Ch Alpha
sult of Fisher's "grooving" his i
pitches, the squad still lacked the Defeats Kappa Nu
batting punch that will be needed if
the Varsity is going to repeat as Big In the only game played in the
Ten champions. inter-fraternity softball league yes-
The Wolverine bats which were terday, Lambda Chi Alpha beat Kap-
so potent on the Southern trip dur- pa Nu 13 to 12. Trailing by three
ing spring vacation have been stilled runs when they came to bat in the
in the four games that Michigan has sixth, the Lambda Chis converted a
played against other Conference base on balls, three hits and an error
schools with the result that Coach into the necessary four runs.

Fisher's nine is boasting a .172 bat-
ting average.
Smick Leads Hitters
Danny Smick, sophomore first
sacker, is leading the tean's hit-
ters with a healthy .429 average, the
result of six hits in 14 times at bat.
Smick, however, is the only player
on the diamond squad that is above
the .300 mark.
Steve Uricek, last year's team bat-
ting champion, is holding down sec-
ond place in the standings with a
.250 average, and "Butch" Kremer,
slugging center fielder is close be-
hind with .249.
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To Yearling Today!

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Today at 4 p.m. at the Union, Meyer
Morton of the Chicago Alumni Asso-
ciation will present to some outstand-
ing freshman football prospect the
trophy which is emblematic of out-
standing ability, attitude and attend-
ance throughout spring practice ses-
I sions and the final spring game.
Out of the many yearling prospects
that turned out this spring there--are
several who fall into the favored class.
Freddie Trosko, a flashyhalfback
from Flint who shows plenty of na-
tural ability looks like the favorite.
A number of others are not to be
overlooked, however. Among them
is big "Joe" Savilla, six feet-two
inches and 210 pounds of fast-charg-
ing tackle who will probably find a
place in the starting line-up on the
Varsity next fall.
Another prospect who should not be
overlooked is John Kinsey a fine
punting back. Archie Kodros, a
guard, is another who rates a chance
for the prized award.
Others rated a chance for the
trophy include Milo Sukup and Her-
cules Renda backs, and Ernie Zielin-
ski, end.

Rogers Bradley, first man up, 'of Flowers and Brand took 21/ mark-
worked Lou Levine, the Kappa Nu ers from Karpinski and Emery but
hurler, for a pass, advanced to -sec- Barclay and Warren shut out Taylor
ond on Fred Linscheid's single. Both and Nelson to make three points.
runners scored on Charley Barkdull's The Michigan team is leaving Fri-
double to left. With the tying run day morning, according to Coach Ray
on second, the Kappa Nu's talked the Courtright, for Champaign to meet
situation over, decided to leave Levine the strong Illinois quartet in Mich-
in. Jack MacLeod found Levine's igan's third Big Ten meet of the year.
next pitch to his liking and hit a Coach Courtright has selected five
lusty double to right center. The members to make the trip to Illinois.
centerfielder juggled the pick up long They will be Captain Saunders, Bill
enough to allow MacLeod to come Barclay, Jack Emery, Al Karpinski
home with the deciding run. and Bill Warren.
Varsity Due To Take Measure
Of Buck Tracksters Saturday
By FRED H. DE LANO Indoors Ohio could cop first places
Those few Michigan athletic teams in only two events, Dave Albritton
that experience difficulty in conquer- winning the high jump and Paul
ing Ohio State will do well Saturdayt Benner taking the two mile. Satur-
afternoon to - stop in at Ferry Field day they can again be expected to
and watch the Wolverine track team take these same two events and per-
as it methodically goes about the haps one or two others, but after that
task of anhiliating the invading Buck- the meet should be all Michigan.
eyes. Beetham Leads Bucks
In all justice to Coach Larry Snyd- Ohio entries in the 440 and 880,
er and his Bucks it should be stated led by Capt. Chuck Beetham, should
that Ohio has come the closest of make these races the features of the
all teams to defeating Michigan in a track card while Albitton, Mel Wal-
1937 dual meet. This was during1 ker and a third Negro, Bill Watson of
the indoor campaign when the Bucks Michigan who stole the show last
managed to hold the Wolverines to week with four firsts against Indiana,
62 points while scoring 33 themselves' will hold the spotlight in the field.
to drop the decision by the narrow Aro sogteinfthe world.
margin of 29 points. Albritton is co-holder of the world's
Record Is Impressive record in the high jump at 6 feet 93/4
Re cordIsmresivne utinches while his teammate Walker is
There can be little question about defending Big Ten champion in the
the power of the Michigan aggrega- event. Favored by a perfect day,
tion. Three successive dual meets these two may send the bar to heights
were won indoors, the Wolverine ag- unparralled as far as Ferry Field is
gregation piling up 195 points to concerned.
their opponents' 99, and these were Watson, overshadowing only slight-
followed by Michigan's fourth suc-
cessive Big Ten and Butler Relays , the Abe o Twsit

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championships.I
On the outdoor track Coach Chuck
Hoyt's powerhouse buried California
by 32 points and the Hoosiers of In-
diana, boasting the greatest group of
collegiate distance runners in the
world as well as a team that on the
whole is regarded as one of the best
in the country.
Local observers feel that the Buck-
eyes will do no better than either of
these teams and that Illinois will fall
next week by an even greater score.

Isn ot and discus,. will again ]e com-
peting in four events and will be fa-
vored to win three as well as take a
third in high jump. In this case he
will score ONLY 16 points.

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