THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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Priddy Shines as Tigers
Satchel Paige Salvages Win for Browns;
Outfield Posts Uncertain
For Vacation Trip South
Wolverine Senior Swims
200 Distance in 2:12.9
Cleveland Triumphs in 50-Yard Free Style;
Oyakawa Ties College Back Stroke Record
Bosox, Cubs, Giants
By The Associated Press
ST. PETERSBURG-Raking Al-
lie (Double No-Hit) Reynolds for
12 hits in six inniigs, the Detroit
Tigers ripped the New York Yank-
ees, 10-3, yesterday to end their
three-game losing streak.
The Tigers jumped on Rey-
nolds for five runs in the first
inning, and added two more in
the second and another in the
third to take an 8-0 lead against
the part-Indian righthander.
George Kell and Ben Taylor,
with three singles apiece, led
Detroit's 16-hit assault against
Reynolds and Jim McDonald.
Virgil Trucks and Dizzy Trout
held the Yanks to seven hits. They
were aided by some fancy fielding,
by second baseman Jerry Priddy,
who turned in five sparkling de-
BROWN 4, INDIANS 3
TUCSON - Ancient Satchel
Paige went to the mound in the
eighth inning and doused a rally
to give the St. Louis Browns a
4-3 victory over Cleveland's Indi-
A home hun by Al Rosen, a
double by Jim Fridley and a
single by Merrill Combs chased
Gene Bearden from the mound
and brought Satch to the scene.
He allowed just one double and
the threat ended when one
Indian popped and another flied
Les Moss drove in three of the
' St. Louis scores with a two-run
homer and a fly.
The Browns garnered eight hits
and the Indians nine.
BOSOX 9, PHILS 7
CLEARWATER - The Boston
Red Sox blasted starting pitcher
Howard Fox for 11 hits and all
their runs as the American lea-
guers edged the National League
Philadeplhia Phillies 9-7.
The Sox scored once each in
the second and fourth and five
big runs in the fifth, including
Ted Wililams' home run. The
Phillies' mound ace, Robin Rob-
erts, and big Jim Konstanty si-
lenced the Red Sox bats from
the six on but the damage had
The Phillies momentarily came
to life in the seventh, whacking,
Bill Wight for five runs.
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GIANTS 7, CHISOX 4
PHOENIX - Davey Williams'
second home run of the game,
coming with two on and two out
in the last half of the ninth in-
ning, gave the New York Giants
a 7-4 get-away victory over the
Chicago White Sox.
Williams, moved into the lead-
, Reds Also Victorious
off spot in the batting order by
Manager Leo Durocher for the
irst time this spring, hit a homer
with one on in the fifth and
tripled in a run in the sfxth. In
all he drove in six tallier.
REDS 5, SENATORS 3
TAMPA - Hank Edwards, who
hasn't been particularly active for
the Cincinnati Reds this spring,
cracked a two-run homer in the
10th inning to give the Redlegs
a 5 to 3 victory over the Washing-
It - was Cincinnati's fourth
straight spring training victory.
With the spring baseball trip
less than a week away, three let-
termen and a group of hopeful
prospects are vying for outfield
positions on the Michigan baseball
Hampered by lack of outside
practice Coach Ray Fisher has
found it difficult to name a start-
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THE RETURNING veterans are
Frank Howell, Jerry Harrington,
and Bill Billings.
Howell, the Muskegon speed-
ster, patrolled center field for
the Michigan nine last season
and seems to be in line for the
same position this year.
The top prospect for the right
* . * shares seven hitter
Spring Tilts ShowLoss of AL Power
By ROD COOK
With the professional baseball
exhibition circuit nicely under
way, a current popular sport is to
try to pick the World's Champion
The American League, which
has won the World Series for the
last five years, doesn't seem to
have its usual strength this year.
NEW YORK, perennially the
American League leader, is less
strong than it has been. Joe Di-
Maggio is gone, and nobody has
turned up yet to fill his shoes. The
tradition of Yankee hitting power
was broken last year, when only
one man on the team ended the
season above .300 and there isn't
much to indicate that the situa-
tion will improve.
Cleveland has a lot of guns,
but it is hard to tell yet whether
they are going to turn out to be
sixteen inchers or water pistols.
The first four Indian pitchers
are mighty good, but at least
one of them, Feller, may be get-
ting too old.
Cleveland also has three players
who did not produce as expected
last year. They are first baseman
Luke Easter and center fielder
Larry Doby, both out for most
of last season because of leg in-
juries, and veteran third baseman
Al Rosen who seems to be staging
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IF THE RED SOX lose Williams,
there isn't enough young blood to
make the team a pennant con-
tender. Detroit, with its thin
pitching staff - Newhouser ap-
pears through and no young pitch-
er has yet shown anything worth
seeing - and miserable hitting
doesn't look like muct of a possi-
Mostly through the magic of
their manager, Paul Richards,
the White Sox led the league for.
a short time last year. Some
weak spots, notably at third and
catcher, have been plugged this
spring. The pitching staff is at
least dependable and deep if
The real power in the National
League thus far in the exhibition
season has been the New York
Giants. They've won seven
straight. Giant pitcher Sal (the
Independent I-M softball
team entries close today.
Barber) Maglie, who had a 23-6
record last year, has pitched 19
consecutive scoreless innings.
EDDIE STANKY'S spot at sec-
ond base looks to be ably filled
by 23 year-old Davey Williamson.
Williamson played 30 games last
season with . no errors, and his
batting is steadily improving.
The Philadelphia Phillies will'
be strengthened a lot when
pitcher Curt Simmons comes
back from the Army. Simmons
was one of the big reasons for
the Phils' 1950 pennant and he
wil bolster what is already a
fine pitching staff. Philadelphia
pitcher Robin Roberts blanked
the World's Champion New
York Yankees in two games this
Spring, yielding exactly two hits
in eleven innings. .
Furthermore, righthander Russ
Meyer pitched six hitless innings
against the Tigers last week. If the
Phils can start hitting they might
go places this year.
A REAL SURPRISE on the
Grapefruit Circuit is the perform-
ance of the Chicago Cubs. The
Cubs are serving notice that their
lease on the league baserpent is
Chicago has a 10-6 record in
exhibition play, winning six of
those games in a row. Cleveland
was thrice the victim. In the
last game with the Indians the
Cubs, whose chief weakness is
lack of a long ball hitter, blasted
Steve Gromek for four home
runs. Hank Sauer got two and
Roy Smalley and Frank Baum-
holtz one each.
Brooklyn has been a little slow
getting started in exhibition play.
However, manager Chuck Dres-
sen has been working up his
charges about the Giants. The
Bums don't like this sort of thing
and it may set them rolling.
Their ace pitcher, Preacher Roe,
is off to a bad start. Roe had a
22-3 record last year, but gave up
11 hits in six innings in losing to
the Philadelphia A's two days ago.
field post is Harrington, Brooklyn
junior, who saw action in the
outer gardens during the 1951 sea-
son. Rounding out the lettermen
is Bill Billings, a Flint junior.
Billings was used intermittently
and displayed some fine defensive
work. Paul Fancher, a junior re-
serve letter winner, will also be
available for duty,
THE NEW PROSPECTS inclde
Don Oldham and Jack Corbett.
Oldham has shown some encour-
aging work in the batting cage to
date while Corbett, listed on the
roster as a pitcher, may see some
action also as a flychaser because
of his hitting ability.
The list of promising new-
comers continues with Pat Coo-
ney, Dan Kline, Paul Lepley and
Coach Fisher may start Howell
and Harrington against right
handed pitching, shifting other
personnel in against port-siders.
FISHER WILL BE in a much
better position to determine who
should start in the outfield after
the Wolverines have been "road-
tested" in their southern tour.
The Michigan diamond squad
leaves Ann Arbor Thursday,
opening an eight-game schedule
against Georgetown at Wash-
ington, D.C., April 4.
The southern invasion of the
Wolverines will take in University
of Maryland, University of Dela-
ware, Fort Meade, Andrews Air-
force Base, George Washington
University, ending on April 12 at
the University of Virginia. The
first home game will be against
Wayne, April 9.
COLUMBIA, S. C.,-(IP)-Right-
hander Otis Rawl handcuffed
Michigan State with just two sin-
gles yesterday to give South Caro-
lina a 4-1 victory over the touring
The score exactly reversed
Thursday's in which the visitors
took the series' opener. Second
baseman Corky Ghise made both
Michigan State hits, a sharp
grounder into center in the fifth
and a trickler to shortstop in the
Ends in Tie
A tabulation of results in IM
Independent team foul shooting
showed a tie between Newman
Club and Hawaiians, both compil-
ing a 199 total.
Don Peterson was top individ-
ual scorer for Newman with two
22-out-of-25 rounds. Behind him
were Paul Wolfe and Dick Bei-
son with 22-20 and 20-21 rounds.
Carl Kamhoot and John Fush-
man shot the other top Newman
The Hawaiians featured the
Seto brothers; Doug netted a 21-20
total while Hugo had 21-19. Larry
Wong added support with his
even 20-20 round. Art Fong, Frank
Horiuchi, Yukio Naito, and Leigh-
ton Kong were the remaining
Hawaiians shooting top rounds.
Trailing the winners were
Michigan Christian Fellowship,
145, Roger Williams, 142, Forest-
ers, 126, and Wesleyan Guild, 124.
Residence Hall results:
1Van Tyne 141
. . . last fling
Special to The Daily
John Davies, swimming in the
final meet of his amazing colleg-
iate career, set a new 200-yard
breast stroke world, American, in-
tercollegiate, and pool record in
the NCAA championships here
Ohio State surged ahead of de-
fending champion Yale with the
concluding events scheduled for
tonight, but the husky, Australian-
born Davies stole the spotlight as
he took the lead from Buckeye
Jerry Holan at the 150-yard mark
and sped to the finish 15 yards
ahead of the second-place Holan.
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THE WOLVERINE senior's time.
of 2:12.9 bettered by two tenths
of a second the former record
held by Princeton's Bob Brawner.
Brawner, winner of the event in
two previous NCAA meets, finished
a distant third behind Davies and
Ohio's Dick Cleveland and
Don Hill of the Wolverines stag-
ed a tremendous finish in the
50-yard free style when Cleve-
land barely nosed out the Mich-
igan sophomore. The Hawaiian-
born Buckeye was clocked in
22.3 seconds, only two-tenths off
the American and intercollegiate
Ohio State chalked up another
first-place in the 200-yard back
stroke when Yoshi Oyakawa tied
Top Mat Meet'
FT. COLLINS, COLO. -(AP)-
Oklahoma University's defending
champions, Oklahoma A&M, and
Iowa State Teachers led the way
into the quarterfinals of the Na-
tional Collegiate Athletic Associa-
tion wrestling tournament last
Each of the three schools quali-
field seven wrestlers for the quar-
terfinals. There was no other col-
lege among the 40 competing here.
that posed a title threat.
teammate Jack Taylor's American
and intercollegiate record of 2:07.3.
THE Wolverines edged Michigan
State in the medley relay to gain
Sophomore George Lynch will
be the only Michigan thinclad
in the Chicago Daily News Re-
lays slated for tonight in the
Lynch is entered in the two
vital points in the team totals for
Defending champion David
(Skippy) Browning of Texas
won the one-meter diving title,
whipping such stalwart board-
men as Bob Clotworthy and
Morley Shapiro of Ohio State.
Partial summaries of the swim-
50-Yard Free Style--1. Dick
Cleveland, Ohio State; 2. DON
HILL, MICHIGAN; 3. Clarke
Scholes, Michigan State; 4. Bob
Nugent, Rutgers; 5. Bob Brown,
Iowa State; 6. Dave Hedberg,
200-Yard Back Stroke - 1.
Iloslli Oyakama, Ohio State;
2. Dick Thoman, Yale; 3. Jack
Taylor, Ohio State; 4. Larry
Heim, Stanford; 5. Reid Patter-
son, Georgia; 6. Jim Ross, Cali-
fornia. 2:07.3. (Ties American,
Intercollegiate and N. C. A. A.
championship meet record set by
Taylor, Ohio State, 1951.)
220 - Yard Free Style - 1.
Wayne Moore, Yale; 2. John
Marshall, Yale; 3. Ford Konno,
Ohio State; 4. Jim McLane,
Yale; 5. Bert McLachlan, Michi-
gan State; 6. Bob Thompson,
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