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FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1937

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Smith Hurls

Varsity

Nine

To 6-3 Triumph Over

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Pitcher Holds
Gopher Squad
To Four Hits
Two Wolverine Uprisings
Net Six Runs To Annex
Final Big Ten Game
By BUD BENJAMIN
Michigan's baseball team snapped
back into winning ways yesterday as
Burt Smith, chunky Wolverine right-
hander, hurled the Varsity to a bril-
liantly pitched four hit 6 to 3 victory
over Minnesota at the Ferry Field
diamond.
The game closed the Wolverine's
Big Ten schedule for the year, the
team having won five and lost six in
Conference competition.
Smith Fans Ten

Indiana Distance Champ

Frisch Gets Gate !
As Ump Wins Again
ST. LOUIS, May 20.-A)-The ex-
tra-curricular activities in the cur-
rent New York Giants-St. Louis Car-
dinals' series, which resulted in a
fist-throwing episode during yester-
day's game, continued today with the!.
banishment of Manager Frankie
Frisch of the Cards before the first
ball of the contest was thrown.
Frisch, still fuming over what he
termed the injustice of Umpire George
Barr's balk decision against Dizzy
Dean yesterday, which resulted in the
Giants' winning three-run rally,F
started right off today by shouting re-
marks at Barr from the bench. The
umpire was stationed on third base.-

Four Hits, Fans Ten

Chicago Leads | Sigma Chi Nine Enters Finals
All Net Squads Competition for the intramural two singles and Fishman's seco
softball trophy was narrowed down double accounted for two more P
In F rst ound'..Bete scores.
In First hound to three teams yesterday when Sigma The Sigs, however, jumped
Chi beat out Phi Beta Delta, 7-3. to Arent, when he cracked in the four
Michigan Ties For T i go into the finals bracket. They to chalk up three runs and tie t
. .Fh will meet the winner of the Chi Psi- score. A walk and a double
As Dean Wins Twice; Phi Kappa Psi game, scheduled for !Charlie Pink accounted for one

Box Score

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Smith was never in trouble, settingJ
down ten of the Gophers by the
strikeout route and permitting only
two scratch hits up to the ninth
inning. In the final frame, a clean
single and a third scratch blow end-
ed the Minnesota hitting for the af-
ternoon. -
The stocky junior had the North-
erners dizzy as he alternated between
his fast ball and a fine slow curve x ." ...'.
with the Gophermen wondering what
Was coming next. Although they Devi Lash, the sensational In-
crossed the plate three times due to diana, distance runner, who, al-
some loose fielding on the part of though reported out of competition
the Michigan infield and Smith's last week with appendicitis, will
temporary wildness, the-Gophers were defend his Conference title here
never in the running after the sec-
end frame. tomorrow. .He will lead the assault
In this inning they 'scored a single on the one and two mile records
run when the Michigan infield al- that he now holds.
lowed Ray King Minnesota left
fielder, to score all the way from -and dropped! Floersch scored while
second on a sacrifice bunt by Leo the crowd gave the formerly non-
Pirsch. King's walk and Walter chalant, but now chagrined Gopher
Peckinpaugh's bad throw on Russel the horse laugh.
Lundquist's bounder had set the stage Varsity Tallies Again
for the tally. Smith kept mowing them down in
Michigan Scores Three the third and fourth and Kermit Aase,
Michigan same right back, how-lanky Gopher hurler, took up the cue
ever, with a three run outbreak to ;and follwerdure t
give them the lead they never re- and f suit
linquished. Merle Kremer opened The visitors failed to score in, the
the frame popping to Pirsch. Danny fifth, but Michigan again crossed the
Smick batted for Bill Lane and beat plate three times in their half, on
out an infield hit which Pirsch just three hits, an error, and a double
managed to hold on to. Bob Camp- steal. With one out Peckinpaugh and
bell walked, and Harold Floersch, Pete Lisagor singled, and Peckin-
sophomore left-fielder, sent Smick paugh scored while Leo Beebe was'
scampering home and Campbell to forcing Lisagor at second. Steve Uri-
third with a long' double to deep cek's "life" on Pirsch's error, Kre-
center. mer's high fly which fell for a hit in
Smith then bounced out to short- left center, and a double steal worked
stop Don Lee and Campbell tallied on by the two accounted for the other
the throw to first. Peckinpaugh hit two runs.
a long fly out to left-field which King All was quiet again until the ninth
camped under nicely-handled easily when Minnesota made its only threat.

Michigan A
Peckinpaugh, 3b
Lisagor, ss ..........
Beebe, c ............
Uricek, 2b ...........
Kremer, cf ..........
Lane, lb ............
Smick, lb . ...........
Campbell, rf ........
Floersch, if.........
Smith, p ............
Totals ...........
Minnesota A
Roy, cf ..... ........
Streich, cf.........
Uram, 3b..........
Fossom, rf.........
Lindeberg, rf......
King, lf...........
Lundquist, lb......
Kundla, lb.........
Pirsch, 2b.........
Lee, ss............
Brissman, c........
Aase, p............
Kraft, p...........
x Moore...........

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Sherwood Defeatled
(Continu ed from Page 1)
put the Wolverines into a three-way
tie with Ohio and Wisconsin by com-
ing through on top. Flick and Dean
won easily 6-1, 6-3, and Levenson and
Woolsey, in one of the most spectac-
ular matches of the day, beat Brain
and Rhodes of Minnesota 6-8, 15-13,
6-2.
In some of the other outstanding
matches of the first round, Bickel and
Burgess, the Maroon aces, defeated
George Ball and Marv Wachman of
the Wildcats 7-5, 6-1. James and
Nist of Ohio State defeated Scheu-
ter and Confer of Illinois, 9-7, 6-4.
and Chet Murphy smashed his way
to an easy victory over Wilcox of
Minnesota, 6-1, 6-2.
Standings after the first round
put Chicago in the lead with eight
points, Northwestern second with six.
Michigan, Ohio State, and Wisconsin
third with four, Iowa sixth with three.
and Minnesota seventh with two
points.
Outstanding matches of the semi-
final play today will include the
Bickel-George Ball match, Wachinan
vs. Bill Murphy, Jarvis Dean vs. Tim
Twerdahl of Illinois; Russell Ball vs.
Burgess, Woolsey vs. George Ball and
Dick Rugg.
The semi-finals in the singles will
be played at ten o'clock and the
doubles will start at two p.m.

Monday, to decide the wearer of this these, and two singles and an error
year's fraternity ball crown. made up the following two tallies.
Herm Fishman, second man up, Another three-run blast in the fifth
started things off for the Phi Betes sewed the game up for the Sigs as
when he circled the bases on a double Pink homered into far right field to
to left field and an error by the score two ahead of him.
fielder and a wild throw to third base. The seventh Sigma Chi run was
After this flurry, both pitchers, Bob gotten off Fishman as a walk and
Parkins of the Sigs and Marv Arent three errors by the third baseman
of the Phi Betes, kept the batters well allowed Bruce Campbell to cross the
in check until the third inning, when plat( without a hit being made.
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Burt Smith pitched Michigan to
a 6 to 3 victory over Minesota to
° rlit the series and win the final
Big Ten game of the year.
Big Ten game of the year. Smith
pitched a previous Big Ten victory
over Iowa earlier in the season.

Totals .... ..'. .
x fatted for Kraft i
Minnesota ...... 010
Michigan .......030

.32 3 4 24'16
n 9th.
000 002-3 4 6
030 00x-6 7 3

M LTONS
HEADQUARTERS for

Errors: Peckinpaugh 2, Lisagor,
King, Pirsch; Runs batted in: Peck-
inpaugh, Beebe, Kremer, Floersch,
Smith, Streich, Lindeberg, Pirsch;
Two base hit: Floersch; Left on
bases: Michigan 5 Minnesota 8;
Stolen bases: Lisagor, Smith, Pirsch;
Bases on balls: off Aase 3, off Smith 6;
Strikeouts, by Aase 3, by Smith 10;
Wild pitches, Smith, Aase; Hits off
pitchers, off Aase 7 in 7 innings, off
Kraft 0 in 1 inning; Time of game:
1:50; Umpires: Vick and Snyder.

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