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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1947

T HE MICHIGAN DAILY

MSC Invades Michigan

'A' Grid Student Returns

Crisler Team
Enters Tussle
As Favorites
Over 65,000 Fans
To Witness Clash
(Continued from Page 1)
year the Toledo tailback made a
football do everything but stand
up and sing the "Star Spangled
Banner". If he can do it again'
this year he is a cinch, All-Ameri-
canBut more than one gridiron
hero has found it anything but
easy to reach the heights he gain-
ed the year before (Remember a
Mr. Felix Blanchard?) Not, that
the The Chap shouldn't have a
great year, but they'll be laying
for him this year and-well, foot-.
ball is pretty unpredictable.
For those interested in statistics
the Wolverines starting line-up!
will weigh in at 185 while the
Spartans will start in at 202. Allj
of which doesn't mean too much
when you consider Michigan's
defensive line also averages
around 200 and has a couple other
lines backing it up while State's!
front wall will have to play almost
the full 60 minutes.
The same goes for the backfield,
where Michigan is three deep in
really fine backs while Munn has
to depend on little George Guerre
for most of his offensive fireworks.
He be' aided and abetted at the
otherhalf spot by Lynn Chadnois,
at full by Jimmy Blenkhorn with
Don Waldron calling signals.
Steve Sieradzki will spell B1enk-
horn and Gene Glick will take
over the passing duties of which
Munn has promised many, from
Guerre at Waldron's quarterback
Crisler's fine fleet of backs-
(Yerges, Derricotte, the Elliott
brothers, .Teninga, Fonde, Kemp-
thorn and Petersen) are all slated
for action of which there should
be plenty.

Michigan
Songs
Varsity
Varsity, down the field, never
yield!
Raise high your shield.
March on to victory for Michi-
gan
And the Maize and Blue, Oh
Varsity,
We're for you, here for you,
to cheer for you,
We have no fear for you, Oh
Varsity.
* * *
The Victors
Hail to the victors valiant,
Hail to the conqu'ring heroes,
Hail! Hail! to Michigan the
leaders and the best,
Hail! to the victors valiant,
Hail! to the conqu'ring heroes,
Hail! Hail! to Michigan the
champions of the west.
* * *
The Yellow and Blue
Sing to the colors that float
in the light;
Hurrah for the Yellow and
Blue!
Yellow the stars as they ride
thro' the night,
And reel in a rollicking crew;
Yellow the fields where ripens
grain,
And yellow the moon on the

Two Big Nine
Coaches Make
DebutToday
'Fesler, Voigts Start
With OSU, Wildcats
By The Associated Press
Two Big Nine coaches - Wes
Fesler of Ohio State and Bob
Voigts of Northwestern-will make
their debuts with new grid squads
today.
Fesler, All-American end with
the Buckeyes in 1929 and 1930,
will lead his alma mater against
the Tigers of Missouri in the in-
augural contest at Columbus. It
will mark the second time in Ohio
State's 58-year football history
that the Buckeyes open the season
with an alumnus at the coaching
reins.
For the First Time
Voigts, another youthful grid
mentor, will send his Wildcats
against Vanderbilt in the opening
game for both teams at Dyche
Stadium at Evanston. It will be
the first time Northwestern and
Vanderbilt have met on the grid-
iron. Northwestern, with nine let-
termen back, will start a veteran
line-up and will take the field f a-
fored to win by 14 points.
Big Nine and Rose Bowl cham-
pion Illinois, smaller but swifter
than last season, opens its 1947
football season at Champion
against experienced but under-
dog Pittsburgh before an esti-
mated 35,000 fans.
Res.rve Strength
Coach Ray Eliot of Illinois will
miss Buddy Young, Julie Rykovich
and Alex Agase, last year's stars,
but he'll have an ample supply of
fine passers and runners in Perry
Moss, Bernie Krueger, Art Dufel-
meier, Paul Patterson, Chick
Maggioli and Dike Eddleman.
Pitt's single wingback attack fea-
tures the passing . of
160-pound Lou Cecconi.
Oh, Yeah?
Many of the freshmen and
transfer students, who were the
last to receive football ducats
under the revised ticket system,
aren't completely disappointed
over the fact that they will be
seating around the end zone
sections today.
Said one optimistic frosh:
"Michigan will be in scoring
territory so often against Mich-
igan State that I'll be sitting in
the best seats of the house most
of the time-I hope!"

harvest wane;
Mail!
Hail to the colors
the light;
Hurrah for the
Blue!

that float in
Yellow and

BACK IN ANN ARBOR-FOR A DAY--Biggie Munn, who will
direct the Michigan State football squad against the heavily-
favored Wolverines this afternoon, is no stranger at Michigan
Stadium. From 1937 to 1945,. Munn served under Fritz Crisler as
Michigan's line coach. Biggie switched to Syracuse in 1946, and
then to the Spartan institution this year.
20th Century Sporting Club
Guilty of Unethical Practices
o*

Next Saturday, Stanford Uni-
versity invades the Michigan pre-
cincts. The last time these two
clubs met was 46 years ago-in
the Tournament of Roses-and
the Wolverines won, 49-0.
Probable
Lne-ups3
Mich.; State Pos. Michigan
Huey ........ L.E........ Mann
Zito ..........L.T....... Hilkene
Bagdon ...... L.G..... Soboleski
McCurry .....C.......... White
Mason ....... R.G....... Wilkins
Wheeler .....R.T....... Pritula
Balge ......... R.E..... Rifenburg
Waldron.....Q.B........Yerge
Querre ....... L.Q..... Chappuis
Chandnois .. R.H..... C. Elliot
Blenkhomn .. .F.B. Weisenburger
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NEW YORK, Sept.; 26--()-A
$2,500 fine was levied today on the
Twentieth Century Sporting Club
by the state athletic commission
which said the club had had deal-
ings "with unlicense individuals
with criminal records" in staging
boxing bouts at Madison Square
Garden.
The commission said the fine
was imposed on the club "for its
action against the best interests
of the sport" and added a repri-
mand to the organization "for its
past action."
The investigation was begun af-
ter District Attorney Frank S.
Hogan had announced Rocky
Graziano, explosive middleweight
fighter, had admitted being of-
fered a $100,000 bribe to throw a
fight;.
Graziano, now middleweight
champion, had his license revoked
by the state commission last Feb.
7 for failing to report the bribe
offer but won the title in a bout
with Tony Zale in Chicago. He
testified before the grand jury.

In an interim report Feb. 28,
the jury said there was a "crim-
inal element" in boxing and added
that fighters hesitated to com-
plain of abuses because they
feared "the underworld grip on
professional boxing" was so strong
they might be barred from future
bouts.
Grid Scores
Last night's grid scores:
Oklahoma 24, Detroit 20.
West Liberty (WVA) State 13,
Marietta 0.
Miss Southern 19, Auburn 13.
Hope 14, Grand Rapids, Junior 7
Kalamazoo 13, Wheaton (Ill.)
13 (Tie).
&lma 12, Michigan Normal 0.
Hillsdale 26, Ferris 0.
Colorado A & M 23, Drake 19.
Baylor 18, Miami 7.
Syracuse 14, Niagara 7.
Miss. State 19, Chattanooga 0.
3oston Coll. 33, Clemson 32.

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New York, Sept. 26 (AP)
Though the memory of what the
St. Louis Cardinals did to Boston's
Supermen a year ago still is green,
there seems nothing to do but
stick with the percentages and
pick the favored New York Yan-
kees to down the Brooklyn Dod-
gers in about six games.
The American League champ-
ions, as indicated in previous es-
says, boast the better outfield,
and they have one of the game's
greatest players in Joe DiMaggio.
Their Pitching looks superior to
that of the Dodgers, and they will
have the advantage of playing the
first two World Series games in
their own big park.
Spirited Squad
The Dodgers are a good, sound
team, full of fight and imbued
with a winning spirit that has
made them vastly respected in
their own league. They have in,
Jackie Robinson a streak of
lightning who might break up a
tight game with his base running,
and they own the best of the
series catchers in Bruce Edwards.
The question mark of the play-
off's appears to be the Brooklyn
pitching staff. It has been an
erratic group all season, with only
Ralph Branca, the 21-game win-
ner who will face the Yanks in
the opener, showing consistent
form.
Vic Lombardi, a vest-pocket
lefthander, came up brilliantly in
the latter stages of the race, and
so did Joe Hatten, another south-
paw, but neither belongs quite in
the top drawer.
Doubtful Starter
Much coud depend upon
whether Harry Taylor, Brooklyn's
rookie righthander, is able to take
a turn. He has the fastest and
sharpest curve on the Dodger
staff. He has had a bad arm,
Dodgers, now approximately 2 to
1, might shorten.
Most of those who predict the
1k

though, and made his first ap-
pearance in five weeks last night,
when he worked two scoreless
innings against the Phils.
Manager Burt Shotton has as-
signed Taylor to do another stint
against Boston on Sunday, and
if the rookie passes that test im-
pressively, the odds against the
Dodgers will win their first World
Championship are basing their
hope on an intangible-The possi-
bility that Burt Shotton's scrap-

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pers will get in there and run the
Yankees dizzy, make their own
"Breaks" and generally take
charge by sheer fighting spirit
and cussedness.
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