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Trucks Pitches Shutout
As Tigers Defeat Tibe
.B rl ioiidton R udled i a' ' i i i'jirT4 i u
By Hranch tRiekey io (uiue harooklyII (hJh

noders Obtain
IIl l hr t tOhiy.f: l i 7 r jini -i. j
Sr't~ day l j (l tI st timea i
tli (,jan-t wallled thr odg-
ers at the olu (Gounds.
IBiiooki1t iuichased Lund's
contract Tuesday by sending
three players to Montreal.
Lund hit eight homers during
the training season for the
Royals, including the one last
week at Ebbetts Field which
enabled Montreal to beat the
Dodgers, 4-2.

Baseball Game Postponed;
'Play&Two Today!

Track Relays
To Thke Place
Ii Fet Hous~e

By 'rj he As,ovtlthd VPr,',
DETROIT, April 18 - I. A
'air of loud home rn1s by Roy
Cullenbine and ,at Muilin set tl
i real pitchers d(ia in ! ke
temperature ,oda :, he 1trail
Tigers treated 46.1 i i fau at thK
iome ofer to a 2 to (
over the Cleveland Indians.
Virgil <Fire> Trucks kept thc
Shotton mIt , Bt
NEW YoRK, April 18 -- rt
Siotton, a grey-t'yed, grey ha i-d.
mild-talkiug pen t I e n iot (B)
years appeared imewha diili
lently on Ihe rooklyn l odgrs'
ench just belfore today's game ati
~he Polo Glroiud dand oH icimlly
,o over the job IIat, was h1 .
Tut 11rom ndt'I't,(,, I1iit -o 111n . e
lays ago.
fle had come up overuight
from his home i, Bartow, Fla.,
at Rickey's telegraphed request,
but declared he had no idea he
was going to be oflti d asb
as Durocher's successor.
The circumstances of Shiotton',;
tppointnent led to 'lhe inimdiate
.onclusion among baseball obser-
Jers that he had agrerd to fill in
or Durocher for the 5Va7On aId
hat his choice by Ritky meu
hat Leo would be backL, at Iit'w ol( I
,tand a year from now.
'White Sox I( j) Hrowni
CHICAGO, April 18 -U-The
3hicago White Sox scored their
econd straight shutout victory,
t 1-0 triumph over the St. Louis
3rowns, today as Johnny Rimey
,taged a successl'ul pitching come-
ack and rookie outfielder 1>-nm
?hilleY belted a triple, double a rd
WO Ie in four t rips.
NEW YORK, April 18-(P)- The
New York Giants unlimbered their
home run bats today, smashing
six round-trippers to swamp the
Brooklyn Dodgers, 10-4 before an
opening day Polo Grounds' crowd
of 37,546 fans.
Bobby Thomson and Bill Rig-
ney paced the homer barrage by
collecting two each with Rigney
ending the display of batting
power by knocking the ball -into
the left field stands with the bas-
es loaded in the eighth inning.
Rigney batted in six runs.
Johnny NMiz and Willard Mar-
shall cracked the other fourbag-
gers and Negro infielder Jackie
Robinson of the Brooks hit a hom-
er for the Dodgers, who suffered
their first defeat of the season.

Tribe in cheek wit~h tihree singles
wh ile the Tigers got but four hits,
inluding the two circuit ciout,
oll CleVeland's Charles Red' Er -
Cu 11(1kbii 1'5 101t1e iin L- 10 s.Xt
and Mill M in ' in th seventhil Oth
sailed deep into the upper dck
in right field and that was enough
margin for Trucks, who pitched
hitless ball for the last six in-
He.i Sox Defeat A's
P11.LADELPHI IA, April 18--- I')
V1toie runs by Ted Williams and
tBobby DJoerr paced the Boston
Red Sox to a 9 to 3 victory today
to mar Philadelphia's American
League opener before 8,782.
Two men were on when Will-
iams hoisted his first homer of the
season over the right field wall
in the course of a four-run fifth
Doerr led off the seventh by
lashing one of McCahan's fast
ones into the upper left field
Three Philadelphia errors figur-
ed in the other Boston runs.
Dave Ferriss went the full nine
innings for the Red Sox, giving
up a run o ntwo singles and a walk
in the first and two more on a
walk, single and double in the
Braves Outslug Phis
BOSTON, April 18--(AP)--With
both teams scoring most of their
runs in a wild inning and a half
the Boston Braves today opened
their home season by outscoring
the Philadelphia Phillies 10-7 be-
fore 4,552 fans who braved a cool
wind and threatening skies.
Cl a rlie (It ed) Barrett started
for the braves and before Walt,
L anfranconi could get warmed up
to replace him, eight Phillies went
to bat and scored four runs.
Lanfranconi, after throttling the
Phils in the first, was himself driv-
en to cover in the second with only
one out and three more Phila-
delphia runs home. 01' Si Johson
finished by pitching scoreless ball.
Yankees Swamp Nats
WASHINGTON, April 18-(RP)--
Allie Reynolds pitched eight-hit
ball, Charley Keller hit a three-
run homer and the New York
Yankees hung a 7-0 licking on
the Washington Senatirs- today.
Since it was Washington's open-
ing baseball game, President Tru-
man, along with 28,578 6ther fans,
was out to throw the 'fhlst, pitch.

Wet grouis itteli'ered wai un rh
Wolverines' asall 'j yesteur
day afternoon aid tiereby con-
verted the two game home and
home series with the tartans of
Wayne into a doubleheader to be
staged at Ferry Field today at
Coach Ray Fisher, anxiously
hoping for cooperation from the
unbaseball -minded weather man,
stated that nothing but more rain

Tliinclads Beat Golden Bears
In I tomorouts Track Revival

Track seasons have ended in
various ways, but topping off the
indoor. yar with an outdoor meet
takes some sort of prize.
Exactly one week ago, under a
very real and hot sun, the thin-
clads did just that. Competing
right up through the Chicago Re-
lays, the usual layoff was forgone
to train indoors for this Califor-
nia duel. Coach Doherty never
gave more than a wistful glance
at the six foot snow drifts on the
Ferry Field cinders. All outdoor
practice came on the UCLA track
in Beverly Hills or at Hollywood
High School. None of the boys
complained of the surroundings.
Winning the meet was an ac-
complishment. The train-born
stiffness was shaken off, the el-
ements were accepted. There
was a balmy breeze nonchalant-
ly whistling down the hills into
the stadium. And the smiling,
sun bowled over all but the na-
tives. The hardy Northmen from
Ann Arbor watershed were even
dazed by the glare. When this
sunny torpor is added to the
usual lire-race apprehensions,
a jim-dandy combination re-
suits that gives you that "want
to ssleep' feeling.
In fact in the 880, Chuck Low
was first seen to open both eyes
as he whizzed into the lead to
win on the home str~etch. This
may account for the reason that
all newspaper dispatches had Bar-
ten as the winner.
The wind posed a problem. A-
long the run-way, Gene Moody
strung an assorted series of stakes'
looking like the Toonerviile Trol-
ley track. These were his wind
gages, at the end he had a shoe
string flapping around as a wind
sock. With his steps all figured
out for whatever wind blew, he
faced the world with a smug
smirk. Things went hunky dorey
until the wind changed in the
middle of one of his jumps. He
took off all right, but was seen
to spin three times in mid-air,
and to land on his pate on a
grassy hummock.
The 100 yard dash furnished
its share of whimsy. Down in
the holes, the starter called the
sprinter to their marks, shot
the gun, and got them set. Some
few claim they were got set be-
fore the gun went off, but this
is entirely unsubstantiated. At
any rate, it was the fastest

start since last Sadie Hawkins
day. I trust the starter's wife
wasn't too disappointed not to
find his wallet that night as he
was rolled on the track. Val
Johnson's race is all the more
terrific considering he was 10
yards behind when the race
But withal, the team came
crashing through in a fine upset'
victory. All the dopesters had 'M'
at least 10 points down. Conster-
nation reigned in their midst for
they really believed the Golden
Bears better. They weren't chip-
ping their teeth in their prognos-
As for the trip itself, "ye mighty
men of Michigan" were so wrap-
ped up in thoughts of the coming
Saturday, they were hardly a-
wake. However, as one wag put
it when asked about his time: "in
the words of the Anglicized Pata-
gonian, 'pip-pip'!" No complaints
from a soul. Idyllic harmony
reigned amongst the mighty men.
And from all the rousing discus-
sions held on the way, the most
intelligent concerned the "perdi-
tion of bridge playing."
Mark Abend Plays,
In Billiards MeeL
Mark Abend, chief point-pro-
ducer on the crack Wolverine poc-
ket billiards team which captured
the national title last month, willI
represent the University of Michi-
gan in the "Charles C. Peterson
National Invitational Tourna-
ment" to be held on April 26 at
Purdue University, it, was diloud
Sharp-shooting A bend, who
boasts an aggregate of 87 for 10,
innings of official play, will match
shots with the leading collegiate
pocket billiards stars in the na-
tion. The talented Wolverine
from Detroit is practicing daily
in the Union in order to be in peak
form for the championship coin-
When informed that he would
have to appear in formal attire
for the Purdue billiards event,
Abend smiled and said, "I don't
think the tuxedo will affect my
game at all."
One passenger in a moving auto-
mobile takes up nearly 25 times as
much street space as does a pas-
senger in a street car or bus.

wOuldr eci the tceam i,: nom play-
ing today's twinbi l,
Fisher To Test latteries
Fisher is anxious to test some
of his untried pitchers and catch-
ers and get a better slant on what1
his players can do under fire be-1
fore Michigan opens its seasont
here next weekend against a pow-
erful Illinois nine. Hence he plansl
to use at least six hurlers and very
likely four backstops in the two
Freshmen moundsmen Bob Fan-
cett and Bob Hicks will definitely
see action. J. T. White, a fresh-
man ball player, is fairly certain1
to pitch, as well as Art Dale, a1
newcomer with plenty of speed but
little experience who up unti a'
few weeks ago had been an un-
noticed batting practice hurler.
Third Base a Problem
Also due for a workout todayl
are Bud Rankin, Dick Schmidtke,
and Don Heikkinen. Ace mounds-j
man Cliff Wise will not be used
unless he's needed. Behind the
plate Fisher may use Hay Ray-
mond, Fred Capoferi and Walt
Hancock, as well as regular John
Another position where Fisher
intends to do some experimenting
is third base where Ted Berce,
Charlie Ketterer, and Willard
Baker will all probably get a work
Stevens Will Pitch
The Tartans will doubtless lead
off in their season opener with
their ace hurler, Ray Stevens.
Wayne is regarded as one of the
best teams in hte area with a
strong pitching staff and batting
attack far improved over last sea-
It will be the Detroit team's
first official test of the season
while Michigan seeks its sixth
victory against four intercollegi-
ate defeats.
1- 1Baseball
Season Opens
Once again the I-M soft ball
teams will try to get their season
under way this afternoon with the
Independent league games sched-
uled for 2:30 followed by fratern-
ity contests later in the day.
In comparison to the number of
entries in the independent basket-
ball loop the number that turned
up for softball was surprisingly
small. Thirteen squads comprise
the entire league with the Michi-
-an Daily, Michigan Co-op., Rob-
ert Owens Co-op Goosers, Misfits.
and Kilroy A C leading the old
The overall spring sports plan
for residence halls, fraternity,
and independent groups was
conmleted by the Intramural
staff. Included for each group
is competition in softball, ten-
nis, golf, and horseshoes.
Starting today the fraternity
and independent softball teams
will run through a five game pro-
gram with the finals the follow-
ing week: The dorms have al-
ready played their initial softball
game and have four more to go.
Horseshoes, golf, and tennis will
be worked on the single elimina-
tion basis. If a team loses one
match, it automatically drops
from further competition.
At present Chi Psi leads the fra-
ternity league with a total of
1089 points, followed by Sigma
Chi, last year's champion, and
third place Sigma Phi Epsilon.
Greene House still sets the pace
with 1108 tallies with Lloyd House
trailing in second. The end of
the winter sports season finds
Michigan Christian Fellowship
"A" at the fron tof the indepen-
dentand Michigan Co-op right

Wilver R1 gicte Meet Au letcndoft c ut, \Wrl: piac l' einprn, proiing newcomer
sitars High School Lice, .coah Frgz Cr:ler .still finds ineligible last season, and Irv Lk-
himself working with ai tlnwildy er, Albion transfer.
By BUD WEIDENTIAL group of more than 130 exuber- News from other spring football
The River Rouge Relays, the trahing centers reveals that coach
largest indoor track meet ever ant football entusiasts on thepClarence "Biggie" Munn has close
held in a single day in this coun- green pastures of Ferry Field to 150 prospects showing their
try, will get under way at 1:30 To facilitate the .selection of the grid wares to the new coach on
this aftei'noon at Yost Field top notch from among the large Eas tLansing turf. Mun has de-
House. assortment, Crisler divided the clared himself to be very pleased
The huge spectacle, which in- squad into two tentative group- with the large turnout of exper-
cludes an entry list of 1,139 High ings yesterday. For the last for- ienced performers. Of the Spar-
School athletes, will draw athletes ty-five minutes of drills the two tans 1946 outfit only one letterman
from all over the state, as far groups scrimmaged against each has been lost through graduation.
away as Traverse City in the other. It marked the first serim- Ohio at Half-Way Point
Northern peninsula, as well as a tiage of 1947 for the gridmen. At Ohio State another new
large number from the Ann Ar- Scrimmage Outdoor coach, Wesley Fesler is hard at
bor and Detroit area. A few other firsts were initiated work. He revealed that the spring
Arthur Hill Defends Title on Thursday when tackling dum- football program has reached the
Schools in and around Ann Ar- mies were introduced and passing half-way mark at Columbus and
bor will include Ann Arbor, Royal plays were stressed for the first the squad now approximates eight
Oak, Grosse Point, Monroe, Wy- time. complete units. This represents a
andotte and Highland Park High With Crisler calling out the cut of some 44 men from the orig-
Schools. plays, the players set in action inal 12 unit turnout.
Saginaw Arthur Hill will be de- yesterday the fundamental run- At Evanston wto members of
fending its team title in Class A; ning and passing routines learn- Northwestern's 1945 football team,
it is expected that it will be close- ed in the past five days. Chuck Hagman, tackle, and Ted
ly pressed by its rival Saginaw Strong at Center, Fullback Kemp, halfback, have returned to
Eastern. These teams finished The Wolverines appear to be school after a year of army serv-
one, two in last years meet. strong down the middle with cen- ice. Both are taking part in spring
94 Preliminary Heats ters J. T. White, now a pitcher on diils.
The running of the meet will Ray Fisher's nine, and possible
occupy the whole afternoon and Dan Dworsky, and fullbacks Jack
evening. The preliminaries in Weisenburger, now starring on the Read and Use
the field events, dashes and hur- baseball team, Jim McEvoy, form-
dles will be held in the afternoon er Iowa Seahawk star, Dan Dwor- Daily Classified Ads
while the finals in all events will sky, if Crisler changes his mind
be held in the evening.
During the course of the after-
noon 94 preliminary heats will be
run off in rapid succession.
Medley Relays Outdoors
It was announced by Don Can-
ham, meet supervisor, that the
distance medley relays in all class-
es will be run outdoors on the
Ferry Field track in hte after-
noon regardless of weather condi-
tions. These relays will begin at
16,000 Spikes Used
To give some idea of the im-
mense magnitude of the spectacle
the I-M building where the ath-
letes will be housed, will have to
provide locker space for 12,000r-
items of clothing worn by the
trackmen, 1,000 towels and the
same number of hangers.
It has been estimated that
16,000 spikes will be cutting up
the field house track during the
course of the evening. However,
head groundskeeper Cha lie Mut-
ter has been working all week on
the track in perparation for the
huge event.
Contestants Occupy Bleachers
The entire temporary wooden
wooden bleachers on the West side
of the field house will be occupied
by the contestants. The remaind-
er of the stands will be open to
the public at a 25 cent admission
charge. There will be no reserved You're head and shoulders above the
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test: Assistant Professor John
Arthos, Chairman, Prof. A. A.
Christman, and Assistant Profes-
sor F. H. Test.
]M AIN w The committee has announced
A N K the following topics forthe con-
Q SOUTH STATE 1. History of a Military Medi-
rnce Corporation cal Unit.
2. Medical-Aid Man.
3. Medicine in Industry.
4. Tropical Medicine.
th5. Any other topic accepted by
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Prospective contestants m a y
consult committee members by
(1) A first prize of $75 and a
second prize of $50 are being of-
(2) Manuscripts should be 3,-
000 to 5,000 words in length.
(3) The manuscripts should be
typed, double spaced, on one side
of the paper only.
(4) Contestants must submit
two copies of their manuscripts.
(5) All manuscripts should be
handed in at Rm. 1220, Angell
Hall by May 1.
University Lecture: Dr. Ernest
C. Hassold, Department of Eng-
lish, University of Louisville, will
lecture on the subject, "The Ba-
roque and the Search for Basic
Concepts" (illus.), at 8 p.m.,
Thurs,. April 24, Rackham Am-
phitheatre; auspices of the De-
partment of Fine Arts. The pub-
lic is cordially invited.
Thomas Spencer Jerome Lec-
tures: Professor Allan Chester
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