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Theta Xi Tops
Trigon Behind
Black's Hurling
To Face Phi Delta Theta
In Finals As Alley Cats
Beat Whirlwinds, 5-2
Tommy Black's six hit hurling
helped Theta Xi whip Trigon for the
second straight time in two weeks
yesterday and placed them .in the
final round of the I-M fraternity
softball, league.
It took two victories for the Theta
Xi men to do the trick, for in the
first encounter which they won 13-6
it was discovered that they had used
two graduate students, Dick Ger-
kensmeyer and Paul Simpson. Yes,-
terday's game which ended in a 6-2
victory was the result of the I-M de-
partment's decision to replay the
semi-final match.
Black had things his way all af-
ternoon. In only two innings, the
second and the fifth, did the Trigons!
touch him for more than one hit. In
the second frame Kettler bunted
safely down the third base line and
Dayton Slater followed with a long
double to left, but both were left
stranded when Walt Rodgers fanned.
Trigons Score In Fifth
The Trigons scored their only runs'
in the fifth inning when Hurler Tom-
my Lawton led off with a triple to
right. Kettler pushed him across
with another safe bunt down the first
base line this time and tallied on
Slater's second bingle, a one-base
poke to center.
Theta Xi scored one in the first.
Ed Christensen reached first on an
error and went on to score when Bill
Mason's hard grounder took a bad
hop over third-sacker Kettler's head.
In the third, John Robinson led off
with a double to right. Phil Simpson
drew a base on balls. Robinson and
Simpson took second and third re-
spectively on Fred 'Burdick's single

Ten Freshman
Tennis Players
Win Numerals
The names of 10 members of Coach The U
Leroy Weir's freshman tennis squad
who are to receive their numerals in TAKIN
that sport were announced last night. wood
This climaxes six weeks of hard prac- an ask-r
tice under the watchful eye of their querying
mentor. From these ranks Coach junior c
Weir will have to select two men for little ma
his next year's varsity squad to fill first ba
the gaps caused by graduation. Q. Yo
Awards were made to the following, A.
Howard Bacon, Grosse Point; Gil-
bert Conger, Grand Rapids; Samuel Q. W]
Durst, New York City; Robert Jef- A. I
fers, Grosse Point; Harry Kohl, Day- Q. In
ton, Ohio; Chester Phillipson, Flint; living?
James Porter, Salt Lake City, ,Utah; A. I
Carl Schlegel, Lakewood, Ohio, Bill Q. Dor
Sessions, N. Muskegon; Jim Tobin, A. I
Highland Park.
Ohe of Weir's most outstanding Q. Ho
prospects is young Jim Tobin who nas umpire?
been Detroit's number one junior est livin
player for the last two years, as well A.1
as High School champion the last young
three years. Tobin is also on De- in the
troit's first junior doubles team. that I
and both scampered home when Ma- the s
son drove a hard liner over second. thoug]
Mason again came through in the I cam
fifth when he poled a long homer Irelan
over Jim Lovett's head in center field wante
to score behind Black and Christen- So I t
sen, both of whom had singled. Q. Tel
Theta Xi will meet Phi Delta Theta call you
Friday afternoon at Palmer Field for one?
the championship.A
In the other softball game played o A. i
yesterday the Alley Cats defeated the only
Whirlwinds in an independent sides
league match 5-2. "WDz
Pi U.LELhA b Phi Tin Q. Do.


Jnnire Talkss. . I phys ed at Western State. Now
1kI'm going to a training school for
4G A CUE from Uncle Hey- umpires and then, maybe, it'll be
d and little Rollo, we present , the majors. By the way I was the
ne-another column today. The youngest umpire ever to officiatq'
g reporter is Mel Fineberg, a in a state or national tournament.
olleague. The victim, a lonely I'm only 26.
an in a blue suit, awaits the Q. Do umpires live to a ripe, old'
rrage. Here goes: age?
ur name please? A. (Unequivocally, and. with a
Harry Lindsay. muttered, fervent prayer) I hope
hat is your occupation? sot
am an umpire. Q. What do you think of the Mich-
ean, watdoyoudigan ball players?
meian, what do you do for ad Th
A. They're pretty good. That
Beebe can go places if he learns1
am an umpire, to hit a curve ball. He's a darn
n't you do any honest work? goodcatcher and a pleasure for
am an umpire. an unmpire to work with. If he
ow did you ever become an thinks you missed one, he'll tell
Couldn't you make an hon- you so and make no fuss about it.
g? Fishman is another like that., I
I was once a promising think I'd rather work with Berm,
ball player, but I was hit than any other pitcher. He takes
eye with a fast ball. After them all as they come, figuring.
I wasn't much good at the they'll even out in the long run.
-could still field and run And they do.
but I was all through with Q. What else looks good?
stick. I loved the game A. That Peckinpaugh is good.
h, have loved it ever since He fields as good as most of them.
e over to this country from He's got a future in the game.
d at the age of 12. I just Kremer is a good hitter and is a
d to Tbe around a ball park. pretty good fielder while Smick is
ook this job. a fine long distance hitter. Smith
l me, what does a ball player is a tough boy to ump. He likes
when he thinks you missed to have them his way and makes
no bones about it.
A ball player seems to have Q. Don't most ball players?
ne name for an umpire be- A. I suppose so. They all think
CENSORED and that is that if they're close they should
ia matter, yuh blind?" get the break. Unfortunately,
you ever miss the close ones? there are two teams playing, and
There are no close ones there can't be two breaks.
re either good or they're Q. Unless it's your bones?
A. (Unequivocally and with a
re, but don't you ever call muttered, fervent prayer) I hope
Well, sohetimes. But don't
nybody I told you. THEY SAID Herm Fishman was
the fans'. yelling ever bother through when he failed to burn,
up the league in his early games. Sud-
It did at first because t denly things became very quiet,
ht maybe I wasn't pleasing Why? Peruse these statistics on Fish-
But now I know that they man's last four efforts.
ist blowing off steam. It's May 13-Beat Ohio State, 6
perogrative, and they've to 0 . Yielded five hits (all
heir money for it. I've come singles), walked three, struck out
pect it" now. It's funny but seven.,
me fans who want to shoot May 20-Beat Notre Dame, 6
day will forget it tomorrow. to 0, Nine hits, no walks, struck
st the same are you glad they out five.
pped selling pop in bottles? May 26-Stopped Wisconsin, 5
(Unequivocally and with a to 1 in 10 innings. Five hits, two
red, fervent prayer) YES. walks, three struck out, no earned
hat future is there in your runs.
May 30-Shut out Michigan
Well, I probably could step State, 3 to 0. Three hits, four
class B or C baseball now walks, five strikouts.
just received my degree in Gentlemen, the defense rests.

Nine Numeral
Awards Given
Frosh Golfers
The announcement of numeral
awards to nine freshman golfers yes-
terday culminated a season of stren-
uous practice for Coach Thomas
Trueblood's first-year charges. The
team, which boasts a wealth of po-
tential power on the links ranks
among the best that Professor True-
blood has turned out, and should fur-
nish Ray Courtright's varsity squad
with several members next year.
Alphabetically listed, the award
winners were as follows: John Barr,
Detroit; Kenneth Calder, Flint; Phil-
lip Clapp, Detroit; Frederick Dan-
nenfelser, Toledo; Robert Forsythe,
Ann Arbor; Clifford James, Flint;
Frederick Lamb, Birmingham; David
Rhame, Flint; Chandler Simonds,
Although not allowed to compete
in intercollegiate meets, the fresh-
man golfers have turned in quite fa-
vorable performances against the
varsity reserves.
Kennedy Hurls
Greenberg Hits 13th As
Tigers Down Yanks 84
NEW YORK, June 1.-(/P)-Vernon
Kennedy came within three home
runs of shutting out the Yankees to-
day as he pitched the Detroit Tigers
'to an 8 to 4 victory over the World
Champions for his eighth consecutive
win of the season.
The league's leading pitcher hard-
cuffed the Yankee sluggers for seven
innings with five scattered singles,
but in the eighth he tossed "fat" ones
that Lou Gehrig and Bill Dickey lifr-
ed into the right field stands, and in
the ninth Frank Crosetti crashed a
homer into the left field stands with
Bill Knickerbocker on base.
Hank Greenberg, first up for De-
troit in the ninth, smashed one of
Bump Hadley's pitches deep into thae
left field seats for his 13th home run
of the year.
The Bengals owed their victory,
successfully opening an invasion of
the East, to resounding rallies that
drove a total of seven runs across the
plate in the fourth and fifth innings.
and knocked starting pitcher Steve
Sundra out of the box.
- Greenberg, with his homer and two
singles, and Kennedy, with a double
and two singles, led the 13-hit attack
that snapped the Yankee winning
streak at three games.

riamo r n Frinais
The Pi Lambda Phi tennis team
downed Phi Gamma Delta 2-1 yes-
terday and climbed into the final
round of the\fraternity league. They
will play Sigma Phi this week in the
title round.
Dick Samuels, playing in the first
singles slot for the Pi Lams whipped
John Hulbert 6-4, 8-6. In the first
doubles match the Pi Lam team com-
posed of Si Elkes and Irv Mathews
defated Jack Thom and John Mc-
Fate, 6-1, 8-6, and the Phi Gam sec-
ond doubles team of Ed King and
Charles Darling won from Irv Ger-
son and Cliff Livingston 6-2, 7-5.
Bois Roussel Wins Derby
EPSOM, England, June 1,-(/P)-
Rushing with furious defiance
through a downpour of rain, Peter
Beatty's Bois Roussel came out of
the ruck to win the 159th Derby to-
day, much to the surprise of some
400,000 fans, including the King,
Queen and Queen Mother.

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