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AY~ A?~IL 26 1~44

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Opening of Home Baseball Season Postponed Until

Today

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FROM RELIEF TO STARTER: Thinchds May
Dick Schmidtkc Promises To Equal Panther
Be Regular ofi Pithing Staff Feat in Relays

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Huwkeye Tilt Called Off'Conference Golf
- Toneney n To Be
Because of MuIdy -FieldTy
Held in Chicago

By JOAN LINDSAY
Aighthander Dick Schmidtke, one
of the mainstays of Coach Ray Fish-
er's moundstaff, can be counted on to
give any Maize and Blue opponents
plenty of trouble this season.
Schmidtke did some relief pitching
last season, but in the rained out
season's opener against Oberlin the
blonde right hander was given al
starting pitching assignment.
In St. Joseph, Mich., 18-year-oldI
Dick pitched four years for his high
school team. In that time he never
lost a game and had a hatting av-
erage of .425.
Schmidtke played American LegionI
ball all through high school and while
only a junior the St. Joe Autos, a
farm club of the St. Louis Browns,
asked Dick to work out with them.
The club picks several young hope-
fuls to train with them.I
It was at this school that Schmidt-
ke was tutored by'his favorite among'
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of Ear1y
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the pitching ranks, John Dobbe, for- Wolverines Will Try To
mer player and now pitching coach Take at Least Three
of the St. Louis Browns.
During the summer of 1942 Events at Philadelphia
Schmidtke barnstormed the country By B CINTON
with the House of David ball team The powerful Wolverine thinclads,
and finished the season winning five who invade Philadelphia this week-j
and losing two. end to compete in the 50th annual
"I really learned my baseball that running of the Penn Relay Carnival,
summer because I played practically have an excellent opportunity to
every position on the team as the equal a feat accomplished by Pitts-
manpower shortage had already hit burgh several years ago when the
them. The word pitcher after my Panthers won three relay events.
name was just a label and not very Last year the Wolverines came
often reality," commented Schmidt- near tying this record when they won
ke. two relays and were second in two
Dick says the toughest man on the others. The only thing that might
Michigan team to pitch against last prevent the team from duplicating
season was Don Lund who is holding Pittsburgh's record is that only eight
down the centerfield spot this year. men are competing on the four relay
"Of course it's impossible to tell so squads.
soon, but I think that hard hitting The Hume twins, Ross and Bob,
Bruce Blanchard and catcher Bob and Bob Ufer are entered in three of
Stevenson will present a stiff assign- the races, while Dick Barnard, who is
ment for any pitcher." hampered by a foot injury, is being
counted on to perform in two events.
Ufer To Pace Three EventsI
Ufer was the vital cog in last year's
- °'entries as he anchored three relay
teams, the sprint medley, distance
medley and one-mile relay. This year{
he will spark the distance medley,
the two-mile relay and the one-mile
relay squads.
Coach Ken Doherty made finalf
preparations yesterday afternoon for
1 Spri n I the week-end events. John Purdue
*IS was the winner of a special race to
* . . DRESSES determine who would run the other
leg of the four mile relay team. The
completed teali stands as Purdue,I
ts ... Slack SitS jBarnard and the Hume twins.
The distance medley relay, which'
nes, exquisite tailoring at prices is the only event the Wolverines are
Ys. Clothes that you can enjoy scheduled to participate in on Friday,
ext year. will be composed of Ufer, Willis Glas
-- - and the two Hume twins. Ufer will
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By BILL MULLENDORE ble." He explained his squad's only I
Once again Michigan's attempt to defeat, a 7-1 drubbing at the hands
:vopen the 1944 baseball season was of Wisconsin, by saying that the ad- d
thwarted yesterday as wet, grounds verse weather conditions under which
and cold weather forced postpone- the game was played hampered hisI
ment of the scheduled Big Ten in- boys while the Badgers were seem-s
augural with Iowa. ingly unaffected.c
The two teams will try it again this Eisenach of Wisconsin Is Star Hurler t
afternoon at 4 p.m. if the puddles on He also praised the mound work of b
the infield at Ferry Field dry up Wisconsin's star hurler, Bob Eisen-
sufficiently. Meanwhile, both Coach ach, one of the top chuckers in the
Ry Fiser of the Wolverines and Big Ten last year and also one of the
Coach "Waddy",Davis of the Hawk- main reasons why the Badgers are
eyes, expressed hope that the weath- rated very highly in the '44 chain-
erman would give them a break. pionship race. Eisenach gave up only
Bo Bowman Will Start one run and five hits against Iowa.
Fisher indicated that he would I Fisher, whose main duties of late_
start his ace lefthander, Bo Bow- consist of sweeping the water off the
man, on the mound, with Broy diamond and thinking up new ways
Hirsch on deck for possible relief to prevent more from getting on, in-
duty. Davis is expected to counter dicated that he would stick to his
with his 17-year-old ace. righthander original lineup. He did, however, in-
Heb sPreul - who has broken even in timate that Bob Nussbaumer would
two previous starts, beating Chicago get the call in right field against
and dropping a decision to Wiscon- left - handed pitching instead of
Hirsch.
WILL GLAS-Penn Relay medal- isc.
ist of last year, who will compete If today's game is cancelled, there Hirsch has not been hitting too
in this year's carnival as a member will be no opportunity for the two well in practice and Fisher intends to
of the Wolverine one-mile relay teams to get together later in the concentrate on his pitching talents.
te Wseason as Iowa closes its campaign Bob Wiese will start in right field
with its current five-game road trip. against right-handed hurlers.
The Hawks go to Kalamazoo tomor-
baton to Glas, who will cover an row for a single tilt with Western Montgamery To Wei
880. Then either Bob or Ross Hume Michigan and then depart for Evans- o
will follow with a 4 mile and mile. ton for a doubleheader with North- JoEy rPeralaF riday
Barnard Doubtful Starter in 2-Mile western Saturday. CHICAGO, April 25.--(A')--"Doc"
The two-mile relay quartet will Notre Dame Is Next Opponent Kearns former manager of Jack
include Barnard, the Hume twins andgdems, formepmantger ifirsc
Ufer. Barnard will be a questionable Michigans next scheduled foe is Dempsey, will leap into his first
starter in this event until the teams Notre Dame, whose team will arive Chicago promotional adventure Fri-
line u at the starting line, in Ann Arbor Thursday night for a day night by bringing together Bob
The same one-mile relay team of two-game series Friday and Satur- Montgomery and Joe Peralta in a
Jim Pierce, Fred Negus, Glas and day. The following week-end West- ten-round revival meeting at the old
Ufer that has performed so well inI ern Michigan will move in for an- coliseum, an ancient arena that has
all the indoor races held this winter other two-game affair. been without a fight in two years.
will again be out to continue their In commenting on his team, Coach Kearns hopes that the fans' re-
winning ways. Davis remarked that he "had a spons$ will "bring down the rafters,"
darned good freshman ball club, cap- or at least disturb the cobwebs cling-
able of giving anyone a lot of trou- ing to them.

CHICAGO. April 25.--OP)-The Big
Ten Golf tournament will be held
here at the Medinah Country Club
May 27, Tey Payseur, Northwestern
University golf coach, announced to-
day,
Iowa and Chicago will not be rep-
resented and Indiana is a doubtful
starter, he said, but the other seven
conference schools will compete for
the team title won last year by
Michigan.
All men interested in becoming
football managers should try out at
spring practice. Call Bob Kessel-
ring, senior football manager, 4804,
for details. Exemption from PE1I
will be granted.
WAR BONDS ISSUED
HERE- DAY OR NIGHT!
Cowtinuous from 1 P.M.
- Last Times Today -

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One of the Screen's
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l e. lI9 . . . till , 2. , .
Chesterfields and toppers in red, blues, browns and
blacks in natural and tweeds.
Were from $29.95 to $39.95
The SUITS... at 00, 2C.0O
Tii lored and dressmaker types in black, brown, blue,
grey, red, anl pin stripes. Sizes 9-20.
One Close-o.t Group at $10.00
The DRESSES .. . at $14.00 and $18.00
Darks and pastel crepes.
Odds and Ends Groups
ai $5,00, -7.00 and S1.0.00

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DoriIBa. sanu riants ui pc
After Winning Five Straight Tiles

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Were to $16.95.

Sizes 9-40.

JUMPERS... at '3,95
Gabardine in navy, brown, black, pin-check rayons.
Were 8.95 originally. Sizes to 16.
5K:iRTS ..-. 2.95 , 3.95, $5.00

CINCINNATI, April 25.-OP)-Cin-
cinnati handed the St. Louis Cardin-
als their first defeat of the year to-
day. 10-3, scoring five runs in the
first inning, three in the seventh and
taking advantage of five card errors.
Elmer Riddle yielded seven hits in
marking up his second victory of the
year.
St. Louis . 000 000 102-.3 8 5I
Cincinnati ..511 00 30x-10 12 0
M. Cooper, Schmidt, Gumbert,
WMilksand W. Cooper; Riddle and
Mueller.
Rookie Charley Schanz
Tops Giants 4-3 in _12th
PHILADELPHIA. April 25.-(A)-
Charley Schanz, 24-year-old rookie!
from San Diego of the Pacific Coast
League, hung up his first MajorJ
League victory today as the Phila-
delphia Phillies snapped the New
York Giants' winning streak at, five'
straight with a 12th inning 4-3 de-
cision. Boss Mel Ott of the Giants
was back in right field after passing
his Army physical yesterday.
Philadelphia 000 102 000 001--4 9 0
New York . .000 300 000 000--3 7 2
Pyle, Feldman and Lombardi, G.
Mancuso; Schanz and Finley.

Major A LeaguE
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St. Louis ,....
Philadelphia.....
Boston.......,...
New York........
Detroit ...........
Washington.:....
Chicago..........
Cleveland........

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. 3 1 .750
. 3 2 .600
2 3 .400
.. . 2 4 .33311
. 1 3 .250
1 3 .250
1 3 .250

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TUESDAY'S RESULTS
Detroit at Chicago, cold.
Philadelphia 8, New York 4.
SBoston 5, Washington 4 (14 in-
ings).
Only games scheduled.
NATIONAL LEAGUE

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DINNERS
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For Party Reservations,
Call Ypsi 1922

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All-wool plaids and solids.

Were originally $5.00 to $8.95.

Of interest to the '47 CORPS for Clean-up Week,
GARDFNERS and DEFENSE WORKERS.
Slacks, Slack Suits, Jackets .. at *3.9
Of navy , denim and twill. Were to $6.95 originally.
Slack Tops and Blouses at l.39, 2.00
Were to s4 (00 orig nally Sizes 12 to 44.
'round the corner on State

TEAM
New York ... .
St. Louis .....
Cincinnati
Philadelphia
Brooklyn.
Chicago......
Boston ...
Pittsburgh

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Athletics Down anks 8-4
NEW YORK, April 25.--AP)-John-I
ny Lindell's first inning home runI
with the bases loaded went for naught
today as the Philadelphia Athletics
exploded a nine-hit seven-run bar-
rage in the eighth and ninth frames
to defeat the New York Yankees.,
to 4.4
Philadelphia ..000 100 043-8 12 21
New York . . ..400 000 000-4 6 2

TUESDAY'S RESULTS
Cincinnati 10, St. Louis 3.
Philadelphia 4, New York 3.
Brooklyn 11, Boston 3.
Chicago at Pittsburgh, wet
grounds.

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WAR NEEDS THE WIRES W
"I was a telephone operator at Head-
quarters in Africa", says this former co-ed,
now a member of the WAC returned from
overseas.
""l')ring -te invasion of I taly, calls
piled up by the hundreds, and there w as
lii tle sleep for any of us.
"I know long distance wires are crowded
here at hone, too. 1specially those to
w ar-bie centers. \\Whether the lines run
fron ) otir (agm or owr overseas s itch-
hoatrd>-x, ; t#~ lie
Youo, pr;:1 Oll\ .ii help if :you will
adopt ihte'G 1 «iine elephone practices:
I. Please make only the most neces-

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