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September 26, 1939 - Image 20

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The Michigan Daily, 1939-09-26

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Volverines Now Perform In Major Leagues
es Fal Co D aunt N orthwestern oach Eddie Anderson's inaugural speed will come from sophomore the cinder path, is Chicago's clima
season a success, but a green ine Bill Green. runeradhilgtplnyo e
and unfamiliarity with the Notre Chicago Lacks Reserve runner, and he will et planty of hel
Fo taMM n er P r u eD am system of play may mar their CH AG - Lack of reservesfoshtyJeHwadBbWsm
Football Manager Purdue Head CHICAGOmna - n hft o Hwd,
efforts. which has always cramped, h a Chuck Banfe and ill Leach.,
-eeersAt any rate, Iowa's passing should roons' style, is no longer a problem With only three Conference game
managers on hand to help during itel - Crs click to precision with Nile Kinnick, for Coach Shaughnessy since he had on the schedule, those with Michiga
ays football practice sessions, and mak- also a fine punter, throwing them to a large turnout this fall, but his line Ohio State and Illinois, it's a surefl3
ing. all arrangements for the accom- Anderson's star pass-catching end, material appears too weak to. spring
modation of visiting teams. Tough Schedule Hampers Capt. Erwin Prasse. Ed.McLain will a set of speedy backs on the touch- i e ch the oes of an
the "However," he adds, "the trips are Boilermakers;Gophers bear the brunt of the blocking from down trail. g for each in the hopes of an ;
ed the most fun" When one considers Gope right halfback, while much-needed Johnny Davenport, ace sprinter on set.
ne the labor comnectea with the man- Appear Less Potent
to ager's position when the team is on
theroad, it is difficult toeimagine (Continued from Page 16)
when he finds time to enjoy the of the forward wall is still undecided.
n- Finance Manager, Too ' Johnny Rabb, out last year with a
ne The manager is responsible for the knee injury, once again paces the
me he anaer s. espnsile or hebackfield talent. Other tried-and-
he handling of all finances. The team truekpeedstersnt.eOther tid-
ial must eat (and plenty), the boys must true speedsters are Langhurst, Zad-
of have a place to rest their weary worney, Sexton and Scott.
ed heads, and everything must happen WISCONSIN-The Badgers, who
al- according to schedule. Any untoward were in the thick of the Big Ten fight
of happening, on a trip, is liable to last year, have but four returning
throw the squad off its stride. It is regulars, but an A-i backfield ap-
ew up to the manager to see that noth- pears likely as does a speedier but
he ing of this sort happens, younger line.
001 Capt. Jack Murray, one of the
F but precoaches. Iarldn otbeinh g finest centers in the Conference, is
y- of the highest type, he says, they the nucleus of Coach Harry Stuh-
r- have taught the boys an awful lot of dreher's front ranks. The ends and
football in one year and are teach- tackles are well fortified with letter-
ing themplenty every day, men, but the guardepositions are For Every Course on the Campus.
jes ┬░As to the players themselves, the weak. Lack of reserves may also
de husky manager believes they are the hamper the Badgers' showing.
n- finest group of men he has ever had ILLINOIS - Lack of man-power
at the pleasure of associating with. "I've seems to doom the Illini to a second- (O ur Specialty)
>re had the opportunity',of meeting mem- division berth, in the opinion of most
bers of several teams in and out of experts. Coach Bob Zuppke, back
the Big Ten," he says, "and I'll take after an encouraging vote of confi-
M~ichigan men every time." dence last year, hasn't been able to
' Shares Crisler's Worries find enough speed in his backs, so
"The two things that Fritz Crisler he'll concentrate on power.
has to worry about most during the The probable starting backfield of
S '39 season," he continues, and he is Ralph Bennett, George Rettinger,
in a position to know, "are over- Cliff Peterson and Ralph .Ehni is a
ng confidence and the experience (or veteran unit and should hold up well,
1-lack of it) of the reserves. If we but replacements appear inadequate.
he can get past these two things, we Zuppke has the greatest amount of
a- should have a wonderful season." material at the ends, and the center UliI i
on Besides being football manager, job is well taken care of by Big Bill
nt Carl has found time to be president Lenich. The durability of the tackles
of his fraternity, Delta Tau Delta, and guards remains a mystery, ex- O pposite Enginee nng A rch
at and to hold the same position in Vul- cept for Capt. Mel Brewer, who is O
k- cans and Triangles, honorary so- cinch for one guard post.
cietie. "But the football job will al- IOWA-The Hawkeyes will d
a ways be my prize," he insists. everything in their power to make
li- .
Before the Sun is Up.
n... a FOLLETT car is awaiting the
Sl mornig shipment of Used and New Books at the
.depot. As soon as it is received it is rushed to Follett's
I where it is immediately opened, marked, and pre-
e _ pared for sale. At 7:30 when the store opens, your
e books are ready.
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