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TIlE __1 IGAN DAILY

ASIDE -Heavywe
Varsity Nie
-L-y IRVIN LISAGORI -NDrops Opener
Wisenheirming . ..
THEY LIFTED the barrier on the To W isconsin
major league race yesterday -
and this pillar of prophecy was left
at the post. The telephone didn't Fielding And Baserunning
buzz with indignant readers, much Faulty As Badgers Hit
to our chagrin, but one fellow did call
and inquire in no uncertain terms: Four Pitchers
"All right, wisenheimer, who do you
like? I wanna get my bets all stacked (continued from Page 1)
now." It was heartening indeed tot
thik tal omefelow epeds ponthird hit was a line smash into cen-
think that some fellow depends upontefil.Dsiratmpngo
this corner for his tips, although the ter field. Dismeir; attempting to
sacrifice, popped a bunt in front of
man's tone suggested that maybe the plate. Beebe had the ball, but he
he'd bet contrawise to our selections. dropped it when Peckinpaugh barged
Ha! Ha! Perish the thought, Pete, into him, and it fell safely. Beebe
perish the thought! was charged with a questionable er-
On second thought, this pick- ror on the play.
ing pennant winners might be Andy Smith advanced the runners
developed into a right tidy racket. with a bunt, Gerlach crossed on 01-
For example, we make two weird
choices and all you readers will son's infield out which brewer held
naturally hop aboard the band- and finally threw to first, and Bob
wagon, realizing how unimpeach- Smith's single sent Dismeir scamper-
able that information is. Then ing across with the fourth and final
we send out a crew of wagerers, Badger tally.
covers all bets and when curfew Irked, the Wolverines kept on plug-
rings in September, we gather in ging away but Hinrichs had them
the velvet. fooled when the hits counted. They
This is no precedent; it has been went down in the sixth, despite Peck-
done before. Several years ago a inpaugh's single, and couldn't score
smart hoss handicapper was making with two on and one out in the sev-
lush selections for a large newspaper enth.
in a small metropolis. His divina- Wisconsin's seventh was a thrill-
,ons were consistently good, and his er. Smick came in but soon walked
following increased as time elapsed out with the bases jammed and one
So when evil times set upon him, he >ut. Andronik entered and his blaz-
sought new sources of income and in ing fast ball had the Badger buf-
a flash conceived a brilliant scheme. faloed. He fanned Bob Smith and
Forthwith he hurried into action. made George Zuehls tap weakly to
First thing he did was buy the Gedeon to quench the flurry.
town's bookie joint-on the q.t Burt Smith came in to pitch the
of course. Figuring that if the eighth and ninth and hurled hitless
betting gentry played his choices ball. But it was too late. The Wol-
on the nose, all he had to do verines kicked away their chances in
was to permit selling platers and that unnerving eighth, and Hinrichs
glue prospects to creep into his breezed through the ninth to chalk
g 4lnn p.sc1 ail relin te s. a up a rather fortunate victory..

ight Bout To Feature All-Star Boxing Show

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Seeks New Glories

Title At Stake
As on Siegel
Battics Zdan
Matches At Field House
Tonight At 8 P.M.; Eight
Wolverines Entered
(Continued irom Page j)

Det
Chi

AMERICAN LEAGUE
troit .......000 110 001-3 9 2
Leago ......010 300 00x-4 7 0
awson, Gill and York; Whitehead
d Sewell.

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view of Siegel's record of eight knock-
outs in ten bouts.
Seven Wolverines Fight
Seven other University entries will
face stiff competition from out-of-
town foes. Leonard Spector, 1937
Ann Arbor trophy winner will clash
with Miles Underhill of. South Lyons
who took the same honors in 1936.
Virgil Young, Michigan colored
flash, fpfts Herman DeMarco; a
home town favorite, and in another
bout of local interest Michigan's
Miles Lihn meets George Conley, Ann
Arbor open champion for 1937.
Two top-notch light heavyweights
who were runners-up in their tourna-
ments this year will, appear in the
first of two 175 pound scraps. Jerry
Wisner took second in the Grand
Rapids novice class while his oppon-
ent, Ted Witowitch, was a semi-final-
ist in the Detroit Golden Gloves tour-
ney. In the other light heavy fight,
Paul Asher, Pontiac open champion.
opposes Joan Witowitch, brother of
Ted.

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Big Don Siegel, Michigan's tow
ering heavyweight champion, goes
out after his ninth knockout to-
night in the feature bout of the
All-State boxing show at Tost Field
House. Don's road is expected to be
a tough one however since oppon-
ent Leonard Zdan also owns an
impressive string of knockout vic-
tories.
TONIGHT'S BOXING CARD
Heavyweights:
*Siegel, Mich. vs *Zdan, Detroit.
*Van, Pontiac, vs. *Tempest,

sciectionsma ny.na in x A o ~g
run, the bookie would clean up.
It meant sacrificing his profes-
sional reputation, but what, he
calculated, is a rep beside a por-
terhouse steak. Well, what is it?
At any rate, his readers, though
puzzled by some of his choices,
remained loyal and religiously
followed their favorite handi-
capper.
And then there fell a fly in the
ointment. By some stroke of fate,
the selling platers and hayburners
which the, writer picked started to
finnish in the money. Like the Midas
touch, any horse he singled out turned
into a gold entry, and naturally the
bookie joint took a terrific beating.
In short order, it collapsed and left
the conniving handicapper flat bust-
ed. But to his readers he was still
the premier selector in the nation. His
reputation was intact, but the porter-
house steaks had proven nothing more
than a series of mirages.
All of which goes to prove noth-
\ng, and still leaves us with two
choices to make.
If the Chicago Cubs fail to
capture the National League
gonfalon this year, then owner
Phil K. Wrigley might better
concentrate his attention upon
chewing gum-and leave the
'baccer chewing lads to their own
resources. For Dizzy Dean should
be what the doctor ordered, even
though he cost the Cubs plenty of
green lettuce. With a slick de-
fersive team with punch well dis-
tributed throughout their line-
up, the Cubs lacked only a No. I
hurler, someone like Hubbell, to
complete a winner. In the spring
book, they can't lose . .. or can
they? They've even got in re-
serve two managers-Tony Laz-
zeri and Gabby Hartnett. And
with Wrigley edging in his own-
ers prerogative now and then,
the boys should never doubt the
presence of leadership, although
they may have trouble putting
their finger on it.
We might create a mild sensation
by declaring that the Yankees will
fold up in the American loop, but
that might indicate chicanery, espe-
cially if some furtive looking gent
approaches you in the next few days
and offers a few shekels that they
won't. So rather than incur the risk,
we'll merely predict that the battle
will be between two western clubs.
Detroit and Cleveland. Is that all
right, wisenheimer?
NATIONAL LEAGUE
Chicago ......001 202 201-8 15 4
Cincinnati ... . 104 000 101-7 14 2
Bryant, Root and Hartnett: Schott,
R. Davis and Lombardi, V. Davis.
Brooklyn . . . 100 300 062-12 15 0
Philadelphia .101 020 001- 5 11 0
Mungo and Chervinko, Spencer;
Lamaster and Atwood.
Pittsburgh . 101 000 002-4 10 2
St. Louis...... 000 030 000-3 11 1
Blanton, M. Brown, Klinger and
Todd; Weiland,3Bush and Owen.
Boston....000 000 100- 1 7 3
New York .... 431 100 04x-13 16 0

Box Scores

Detroit.
175 Pounds:
Wisner, Grand Rapids,
Witowitch, Detroit.
"Asher, Pontiac, vs. J.
witch, Detroit.
150 Pounds:
uSorenson, Grand Rali
Sabo, Kalamazoo.
Trowell, Mich. vs. Skri
Mich.
147 Pounds:
*Spector, Mich. vs. *Un
S. Lyons.
Lihn, Mich. vs. *Conley
Arbor.
Calkins, Grand Rapid
Plesha, Detroit.
135 Pounds:
Young, Mich. vs. DeMar(
Arbor.

vs. T.
Wito-
ids, vs.
ig anuk,
iderhill,
y, Ann
ds, vs.
co, Ann

Camp Gets Proceeds
Tickets on sale at the Union are
priced at $1.00 for ringside with gen-
eral admission being 50 cents. The
show is being sponsored by the Junior
Chamber of Commerce for the ben-
efit of the University Fresh Air Camp
which does its bit to help the under-
privileged children of the state.
The show's feature bout will give
local fans their first glimpse at Siegel
the champion. Don's first fight in
Ann Arbor was the go against Cedric
Sweet after which he went on to win
the state Golden Gloves title by virtue
of two consecutive knockouts, his
most recent coming when he won the
Detroit C.Y.O. championship by flat-
tening Buddy Michaels in the third
round.
Don Works With . so
Siegel has not been taking tonight's
battle lightly. "It would be a fine
thing if I lost at Yost Field House
now, wouldn't it?" he asks. And as
a precautionary measure he is work-
ing out three times a day under Patsy
Urso, former National Golden Gloves
champion and present coach of the
Briggs A. C. fighters in Detroit.

Wisconsin
Schilling,
Bietila, c
Gerlach, s
Dismeier,
A. Smith,
Olson, 2b
Radder, If
R. Smith,
Zuehls, lb
Hinrichs,
Totals
Michigan
Pink, ef
Brewer, ss
Peckinpau
Kremer, If
Campbell,
Trosko, 2b
Gedeon, 1
Beebe, c
Fishman,
Smick, p
Andronik,
B. Smith,
*Floersch
*Lisagor

ABR
of . . .. ...,. .4 0
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rf . . . . ... ..4 2
3b . . .. . . ..3 0
4 0
f ......... 4. 1 0
If .........3 0
. .. . .. ...4 0
p .:........ 4 0
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AB R
f.........32
gh, 3b . . ...4 0
f . .. . ... .. . .3 0
rf . .. . .. .. . 4 .0
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p . .. . .. .. ..1 0
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Kenjelo, Pontiac. vs. Papic,
Battle Creek.
126 Pounds:
Huey, Mich. vs. Shipp, Pontiac.
*Roberts, Pontiac, vs. Dornick,
Kalamazoo.
118 Pounds:
Beyer, Mich. vs. Ford, Pontiac.
donates title holder.
brief offensive scrimmage have 'ea-
tured both sessions this week. Deviat-
ing somewhat from his usual variety
of drills, Crisler has concentrated
heavily on line blocking. Excluding
ends, lines of five were alternated in
the blocking assignments.
Following the long workout, Cris-
ler lined his men up in an offensive
drill which stressed line plays and
passes, putting into practice the line-
work featured in the earlier workout.

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Totae

*Batted for Andronik in 7th.
**Batted for B. Smith in 9th.
Wisconsin ..........100 102 000-4
Michigan .......... .100 000 001-1
Errors: Beebe, Olson (2). Runs
battled in: Gerlach, Olson, R. Smith
(2), Campbell, Kremer. Two base
hits: Dismeier, Pink, Kremer. Three
base hits: Bietila, Olson. Left on'
bases: Wisconsin 7, Michigan 8.
Struck out: By Hinrichs 5, by Fish-
man 4, by Andronik 1, by B. Smith 3.
Bases on balls: off Hinrichs 2, off
Smick 2. Hits: off Fishman, 8 in 6
innings, off Smick 1, in 1-3 inning,
off Andronik, none in 2-3 inning, off
B. Smith, none in 2 innings. Wild
pitch, Fishman. Umpires: Vick and
Snyder. Time of game, 2-5.
Crisler Drives
Gridders Hard
Blocking AndI Lne Play
Stressed In Drills
After the 10-day layoff, the grid-
ders went back to work Monday on
the second leg of the spring practice
session. Coach Fritz Crisltr drove
his charges hard Monday and yes-
terday in an effort to erase the evi-
dent slump brought on by the recess.
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