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Bronco Nine Defeats

Wolverines, 6-4
Major League Round-Up

Michigan Held To Two Hits
In Seventh Loss of Season

* * *

F YESTERDAY'S LOSS to Western Michigan by the Wolverine
baseball squad indicated anything, it was that Ray Fisher is in
desperate need of an apothecary. Just order the veteran mentor a
case of aspirin and he might be able to last out the current campaign
without too much difficulty.
I've seen teams throw away ball games, but Fisher's crew
did about the best Job of getting out the platter, shining it up
#ud presenting it to the Broncos (decorated, of course, with the
ball game) that I have ever witnessed.
The Bronco mound staff was good, but not that good. In all, the
visiting hurlers issued 17 walks which (I am told) are just as good
as hits, yet the Wolverines failed to capitalize on the free passes.
Banging out a mere two hits, Michigan left 15 men stranded, and it
all but wrapped up the ball game for the Broncos.
U'T THAT WASN'T ALL. Fisher had to suffer through the Bronco
half of the eighth with only the bench to keep him from going
through the floor. Three errors in that frame by the Wolverine
inner wall made the game look like muffing the ball was the right
thing to do. There were three other miscues in the game which
helped to erase the memory that Michigan is defending Big Nine
And Captain Hal Raymond pulled off as pretty a boner as
I have ever seen. With Dick Groggel on third and one out,
Michigan's Dick Smith whiffed Dick Bruny, only to have Ray-
mond drop the ball on the third strike. You can't condemn him
for that, but the diminutive receiver forgot to tag the Bronco
batter and was forced to throw him out at first, Groggel coming
hetne on the play with the visitors' third run of the day.
RALPH MORRISON CAME up with a perfect example of what not
to do when you're on the base paths in the fifth after he worked
Western's starting hurler, Jerry Hogan, for a base on balls. Pat
Hartzmark batted for Hal Morrill (who was yanked after striking
out on bad pitches in his first two trips to the plate) and lined out
to center. Morrison had the normal lead away from first but hesitated
in retracing his steps after the catch and was caught off for the.
double play by. a good five feet.
And as long as poor base running is the topic, I might as
well mention the job done by Jack McDonald in the eighth. The
powerful first baseman lined a single into deep right center
which would have been good for at least three but for some
fancy fielding by Groggel. Jack was half way to second when
Groggel grabbed the ball going away from the plate, but he held
up and. raced back to first. It was obvious that even a perfect
throw couldn't have had McDonald at second, yet he played it
safe-too safe!
Oh well, as long as the druggists keep their shelves well-stocked
with headache remedies, Fisher need not despair. But that's one
heckuva way for a coach to go through a season.

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Aided by six Michigan errors,
Western Michigan's Broncos con-
tinued their dominance over the
Wolverines, with a 6-4 victory
Four of the Bronc runs were
unearned as the Wolverines threw
the ball all over the lot, but West-

ern's hitters were far from



Pollard, cf..... 5
Green, if .... 4
R. Groggel, 3b. 4
Coss, lb....... 4
Plaza, ss....... 5
Coleman, Zb ... 3
D. Groggel, rf .. 3
Bruny, c .......3
Hogan, p ...... 3
Lerchen, p .... 1
Schlukebir, p .. 0



0 3
1 2
1 2
1 10
3 2
0 1
1 2
2 4
0 1
0 0
0 0



TOTALS ....35 6 9 27 10 1
Baker,If.......4 1 0 0 0 0
Bucholz,2b.... 2 0 1 2 3 0
Morrison, cf ... 1 0 0 1 0 0
Morrill, rf .... 2 0 0 0 0 0
Hartzmark, rf 1 0 0 0 0 0
A-Dorr....... 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fryling, rf .... 0 0 0 1 1 0
Kobrin, 3b .... 4 0 0 3 4 2
McDonald,1b .. 3 1 1 11 1 1
Wolff, ss.......3 1 0 3 2 3
Raymond, c ... 4 0 0 6 1 0
Smith,p.......20 0 0 2 0
B-Palmer ......10 00 00
Rankin, p .... 0 0 0 0 0 0
C-Koceski...... 1 1 0 0 0 0
Hicks, p....... 0 0 0 0 1 0
D-Berce ....... 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS ....28 4 2 27 15 6
A-Walked for Hartzmark in 7th
B-Hit into double play for Smith
in 7th
C-Safe on error for Rankin in 8th
D-Walked for Hicks in the 9th

tive as they pounded out nine hits
off the three Michigan pitchers.
DESPITE THE wildness of the
Bronco hurlers who gave up 17
bases on balls, Michigan batters
couldn't come through in the
pinches and got only two hits,
leaving 15 men stranded on the
The Wolverines had men on
base in every inning except the
fifth, and several times were in
position where a hit would have
tied up the ball game, but the
necessary punch was lacking.
Western's half of the eighth
was their big inning, as they tal-
lied three times to put the game
Michigan's tennis match with
Kalamazoo College which had
been postponed until today has
been cancelled. The third Var-
sity match of the season will be
played against the University of
Minnesota at Evanston, Illinois
on May 6.
-Bill Murphy.
on ice. Shortstop Ted Plaza open-
ed with an infield hit and moved
to second when Jim Coleman laid
down a sacrifice.
* * *
DON GROGGEL was safe when
Wolverine shortstop Bob Wolff
fumbled his grounder, Plaza hold-
ing second. Dick Bruny beat out
a hit to deep short, loading the
Then pitcher Frank Lerchen
grounded to McDonald and the
Wolverine first sacker let the
ball slip out of his hand as he
drew back to throw, Plaza and
Groggel scoring.
With Bruny on third and Ler
chen on second, Bob Pollard sent
an easy chance toward third, but
the usually sure-handed Ted Kob-
rin bobbled the ball, Bruny corn-
Wednesday, May 4
Student Legislature.
Friday, May 6
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Academic Notices
Psychology 108--Meet for field
(Continued on Page 4)

By The Associated Press
DETROIT-The Detroit Tigers j
and Boston Red Sox scored 14
runs apiece in regulation time but
were unable to get a run across
in the extra innings yesterday.
Their marathon contest went into
the record books as a 14-14 tie in
13 innings.
* * *
ing more like the Page of 1947,
pitched three perfect innings yes-
terday and gained credit for the
victory as the New York Yankees
downed the St. Louis Browns, 5-3.
CHICAGO - Clyde Vollmer,
rookie outfielder, led the Wash-
ington Senators yesterday on a
home run binge that defeated
the Chicago White Sox, 14 to
12, before 4,507 fans.
whacked a homer, triple and
double last night to spark the
New York Giants to a 5-3 triumph
over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wil-
lard Marshall and Mickey Living-
ston also homered for the Giants
to help Clint Hartung post his
third straight triumph.
* * *
BROOKLYN-Ralph Branca
pitched a shutout the hard way
yesterday as he stopped the
Cincinnati Reds with six hits
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INFIELD HIT--Dick Bruny of Western Michigan is safe at first
in the fourth inning of yesterday's game as Wolverine Jack
McDonald leaps into the air to snag a high throw.

In leading the Brooklyn Dodgers
to a 3-0 triumph.
hits with three bases on balls an
a hit batsman, the Philadelphif
Phillies scored six runs in th
seventh and defeated the St. Lout
Cardinals 7-3 here last night i
the first game of the series.
* * *
BOSTON-Right hander Wal
Dubiel, who joined the Cubs in f
winter trade, last night pitches
a five hit shutout in leading th
Chicagoans to a 4-0 victory ove
the National League leading Bos
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sioner A. B. (Happy) Chandler
gave Leo Durocher a clean bill
of health yesterday and de-
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In less than two hours, Chan-
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ing home and putting Pollard on
first. Frank Green ended the inn-
ing by flying out to Vic Fryling,
who doubled Lerchen off second.
THE BRONCOS opened the
scoring in the first, getting a run
on an error and two singles to
right. They tallied two more in
the sixth on two hits and a passed
Western's starter Jerry Hogan
held the Wolverines hitless until
the last of the seventh, when he
gave up one run and one hit.
With two out, Willard Baker
walked and moved over to sec-
ond on Bill Bucholz's hit. Then
Morrison walked to load the
Here Coach Chuck Maher de-
cided that the Dearborn sopho-

more had enough and put in Ler-
chen, who promptly walked Gerry
Dorr, batting for Pat Hartzmark,
to force in a run.
The Wolverines move into De-
troit today for an afternoon game
with Wayne University, begin-
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