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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 1952

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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Champ Red Wings Top Leafs, 3-1;
i'Move to Stanley Cup Finals

Kappa Sigs
Second;*Si
Eps Follow
Lawrence Sets
New Vault Mark
By BOB MARGOLIN
Phi Delta Theta waltzed to the
fraternity track championship last
night at Yost Field House.
r The Phi Delts took three first
places and gained points in all but
two of the events to finish well
ahead of their closest opposition,
Kappa Sigma, 25-18%.
SIGMA PHI EPSILON wound
up in third place with 101/ points,
while Phi Gamma Delta, winners
of the past two indoor meets,
could do. no better than eight
points for a fourth place.
Doug Lawrence, diminutive
Phi Delt who doubles as varsity
basketball captain in the win-
ter, set a new intra-mural pole
vault record as he soared 11'7",
an inch better than the former
record which had remained un-
scathed since 1939.
For Lawrence it was his third
straight intra-mural pole vault
championship, two in fraternity
competition and one in residence
hall play.
* * *
IN THE 60 YARD DASH, Dave
Tinkham, also a Phi Delt, out-
classed the competition in two
qualifying runs before copping the
final race. He beat Chuck Keppler,
Sigma Nu, for the honors.
The other Phi Delt first place
went to shot putter Bob Mathe-
son whose 40'8" toss was six
inches better than Pi Lambda
Phi Don Kahan's 40'2".
Kappa Sigma, perennial strong-
*men in track and field competi-
tion, alsorplaced in seven out of
nine events. Rad Fisher paced the

Cinder Trail
POLE VAULT -Won by Doug Law-
rence, Phi Delta Theta-11'7" (new
intra-mural record); 2-Bob Cutting,
Sigma Phi Epsilon and Dave Church,
Kappa Sigma; 4-Russ Smith, Beta
Theta Pi and Bob Hurley, Phi Kap-
pa Sigma.
HIGH JUMP-Won by Tom Tiernan,
Phi Gamma Delta and Steve Hauser,
Phi Kappa Psi - 5'814"; 3-Bill
Graefen, Sigma Phi Epsilon; Five
way tie for fourth.
BROAD JMP-Won by Rad Fisher,
Kapa Sigma-19'4V%"; 2-Bill Mich-
aels, Phi Delta Theta; 3-Lee Krumb-
holtz, Chi Phi; 4-Duncan Erley, Phi
Gamma Delta.
HIGH HURDLES-Won by Mort
Friedman, Sigma Alpha Mu; 2-Dave
Krupp, Phi Delta Theta; 3-Bently
Crane, Delta Sigma Phi; 4-Ted Am-
dur, Phi Delta Sigma. Time-:09.1.
60 YARD DASH-Won by Dave
Tinkham, Phi Delta Theta; 2-
Charles Keppler, Sigma Nu; 3-Dun-
can Erley, Phi Gamma Delta; 4-Tom
Case, Kappa Sigma.
SHOT PUT-Won by Bob Matheson,
Phi Delta Theta-40'8"; 2-Don Ka-
han, Pi Lambda Phi; 3-John Nicita,
Tau Kappa Epsilon; 4-John Matte-
son, Kappa Sigma.
440 YARD DASH-Won by Paul
Thomas, Sigma Chi; 2-Bill Monroe,
Alpha Tau Omega; 3-Tom Edwards,
Phi Delta Theta; 4-Ross Pfalsgraff,
Sigma Phi Epsilon. Time-:56.4.
880 YARD RUN-Won by Bob Cut-
ting, Sigma Phi Epsilon; 2-Rad Fish-
er, Kappa Sigma; 3-Howard Gorday,
Phi Delta Theta; 4-Dale Ray, Delta
Sigma Phi. Time-2:06.7.
ONE MILE RUN-Won by John Pi-
azza, Kappa Sigma; 2-Charles Hatch,
Chi Psi; 3-Bob Burwell, Kappa Sig-
ma; 4-Gordon Hyde, Phi Gamma
Delta. Time-4:57.1.
1-19 Briefs
John Lo and Michael Loke won
the all campus badminton doubles
championship yesterday from Jer-
ry Millman and George Wilmonte
by scores of 15-8 and 18-15.
In the all - campus tennis
quarter-finals Jerry Rovner de-
feated Tom Turner, 6-0, 7-5;
Stu Gilden turned back Tom
Drenton 3-6, 6-4, 6-3; Dick
Morgan won over Sam Dodek
6-1, 6-4 and Jerry Miliman beat
Bob Husband 6-0, 6-0.
Faculty Volleyball games yes-
terday saw Economics beat Engi-
neering Mechanics 4-1, Willow
Run Rockets stop Physics 4-1,
Psychology defeat Business Ad-
ministration 4-1, and Zoology de-
cision Dental Material Laboratory
Angling Course
The fine art of angling will
receive attention from the Uni-
versity faculty beginning after
the Spring vacation. A course
in fly and bait casting has been
scheduled for men and women
students.
It will consist of two one-
hour classes offered at various
times. Registration is now in
progress at the Waterman
Gymnasium, room four. Sign
up SOO.

Two Frosh
Netmen Join
TripSouth
Two freshman question marks
will be answered over the Spring
Vacation when Coaph Bill Mur-
phy's tennis squad takes its spring
tour of the south.
The two frosh making the trip
are Pete Paulus and Al Mann, like-
ly prospects for this year's squad.
Under the Big Ten rules, fresh-
men are allowed to participate in
varsity sports this year.
* * *
PAULUS is a product of Chica-
go, and Holland, Mich. He started
playing when he was around 12
years old, by just batting a ball
around the court by himself. One
summer, in Holland, when he was
"playing around," Coach L. M.
Williams asked him if he wanted
to take a few lessons. Pete started
playing the game seriously then,
and he's still at it now.
Then, in Chicago, he joined
the net squad of St. George
High School. He played with
them for three years, winning
the Chicago Junior, City crown
when he was a sophomore and
the City High School title in his
senior year.
The Chicago swatter is 5 feet
1112 inches tall, and weighs 175
pounds. He has a very hard and
fast service, but it also is rather
unpredictable. The strongest part
of his game is his powerful fore-
hand shot.
* * *
MANN hails from Grosse Point,
where he served for three years
on the Grosse Point High School
squad. He has been playing ten-
nis for five years.
The Eastern Michigan Junior
title fell his way in 1950, as did
the Northwestern Ohio Junior
crown. Mann also was runnerup
in the Michigan State Doubles
Tournament that same year.
Mann feels the indoor play he
has had since coming up to Michi-
gan has improved his game a
great deal, and he looks forward
to more improvement in the re-
mainder of his college career.
His service is strong and con-
sistent almost all the time, and
his backhand shots are the best
part of his game.
Freshman Awards
Coach Matt Mann announced
yesterday that the following nine
freshmen have won swimming
numerals:
James Bulloch, Battle Creek; Peter
Dow, Detroit; Edward Furdak, Dear-
born; John Hibbard, Jr., Grand Ra-
pids; Milton Hurd, Detroit; Robert
Marans, Detroit; Glenwood Miller,
Detroit; Mark Ottati, Detroit; and
Donald Potter, Ypsilanti.

Fisher Begins 32nd Year Peoria Nips
With Same Old Difficulties KansasFive
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TORONTO-(A)-The powerful
Detroit Red Wings scored twice
while Toronto was shorthandedI
last night and went on to beat
the Leafs, 3-1, and advance to the
final round of the National Hockey
League's Stanley Cup Playoffs.

By PAUL GREENBERCG
He may have lost all of his
proven pitchers and most of his
offensive batting power, but Coach
Ray-Fisher of the Michigan Wol-
verine baseball team isn't worrying
very much.
After withstanding 31 years of
wear and tear in the college base-
ball business, the prospect of re-
building a team doesn't phase the
veteran mentor. The turnover in
collegiate ranks is usually rather
rapid and this year will present
very few problems that he hasn't
met before.
SINCE he hung up his spikes
as an active player, Fisher has
guided the Wolverines to 14 West-
ern Conference championships,
eight in the last ten years. His.
life-time won and lost percentage
is an impressive .697.
The 1951 squad hit the depths.
After three straight years of
sharing the conference crown,
the diamond squad plummeted
to a tie for eighth place. And to
top this almost all of the out-
standing performers from last
year are gone.
This gives Fisher a Herculean
task to perform, but this problem
is not much more difficult or per-
There will be a meeting of
all freshmen and transfers who
are interested in trying out for
the freshman golf team this
afternoon at 4:30 at the Intra-
mural Building.
-Rod Grambeau
plexing than the many others that
he has solved in the past.
BEFORE COMING to Michigan,
Fisher was, a successful major-
league pitcher, first with the old
New York Highlanders (the pre-
decessors of the present day
Yankees) and after an intermis-
sion sponsored by the United
States Air Force he moved over

RAY FISHER
... rebuilding again
to the National League to toil for
the Cincinnati Reds.
In 1921, after a number of
successful and well-remembered
years in the majors (Coach
Fisher also pitched against the
notorious "Black Sox" in the
1919 World Series) he decided
to call it a career, and came to
the University of Michigan cam-
pus.
Since he has been here, only
four Michigan teams have fallen
below the .500 mark and he has
developed several outstanding ball
players, including Dick Wakefield.
However, Fisher maintains that
the two greatest collegians he ever
coached are at present members
of the Wolverine coaching staff.
This duo is composed of Bennie
Oosterbaan, head football coach
and Jack Blott line coach. Both
men avoided the professional dia-
mond sport and preferred to use
their talents in the coaching busi-
ness. Blott gave the big leagues a
fling, doing the backstopping for
the Cincinnati Reds for a while
before turning to coaching.

Williams Breaks Tie
I Last 8 Seconds
NEW YORK-(A')-A one-hand
shot by Howie Williams in the
final eight seconds gave Peoria's,
Caterpillars a thrilling 62-60 vic-
tory over Kansas' college cham-
pions last night in the finals of
the Olympic Basketball Trials.
With 15 seconds left and the
score tied at 60-60, Kansas' big
Clyde Lovellette stole the ball from
Marcus Freiberger and dribbled
the length of the court but missed
an easy layup while in the clear.
A PEORIA player picked off the
rebound and tossed the ball up
court to Williams, who took two
steps and let go on the fly from
20 feet out. The ball, as if carried
by destiny, made a graceful arc
and landed squarely in the basket.
In a third place consolation,
the Phillips 66 Oilers of Bar-
tlesville, Okla., smothered a le-
thargic and tournament weary
LaSalle team, 92-58, giving the
AAU powers a sweep against
their collegiate opposition.
The AAU Champion Caterpil-
lars and Kansas each send their
main forces to Helsinki in July
for the Summer Olympics.
The Olympic Basketball Com-1
mittee last night completed the
selection of the 14-man squad for
the Helsinki games by picking two
Oilers players to join the seven
from Kansas and the five from
the Caterpillars.
The two Oilers are Bob Kurland,
former Oklahoma A. & M. star and
the only man in the trials to play
in the 1948Olympics, and Wayne
Glasgow, former University of Ok-
lahoma player.

Harry Watson, 207 - pound
leftwinger of the Leafs, sent
Toronto's hopes soaring with a
blazing goal just two minutes
and 56 seconds after the open-
ing whistle but it was a short-
lived lead. Ted Lindsay fired
the equalizer less than two min-
utes later while Toronto's How-
ie Meeker was in the penalty
box.
Tony Leswick, pesky Detroit
right winger, sent the Wings

and time for...

ahead to stay at 9:43 of the open-
ing period-his first goal of the
series. Gus Mortson of the Leafs
was in the penalty box when Les-
wick scored. And big Sid Abel,
one third of Detroit's production
line with Gordie Howe and Lind-
say. sank the insurance goal at
4:52 of the second period.
BOSTON--/)-Fleming Mack-
ell's sizzling 15-foot shot, fired
with less than six minutes to go,
enabled the Boston Bruins to
square their best-of-seven Nation-
al Hockey League Playoff Series
against Montreal's Canadiens with
a 3-2 victory last night at the Bos-
ton Garden.

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All candidates for spring
football practice, which opens
Friday, April 18, are requested
to begin drawing their equip-
ment at the Field House start-
ing the day after spring vaca-
tion ends, Monday, April 14.
--Bennie G. Oosterbaan

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Hill Strgeters with a rlrst place
in the broad jump and a second in
the 880. They dominated the mile
run, as John Piazza turned in a
winning time of 4:57.1 and Bob
Burwell took third.
s : "
MORT FRIEDMAN put Sigma
Alpha Mu in sixth place in the
standings as he grabbed the high
hurdles title. The South Dakotan
and Phi Gamma Delta's Dick
Thompson were running neck and
neck until Thompson stumbled
over the fourth hurdle.
In the middle distance events
Bob Cutting, Sig Ep, took the 880
in 2:06.7, while Paul Thomas
claimed the 440 yard crown for
fifth place Sigma Chi.
A tie in the high jump resulted
with Tom Tiernan, Phi Gam, and
Steve Hauser, Phi Kappa Psi,
sharing first place. They each
cleared the bar at 5'81/".
Yost Field House will be the
scene of another intra-mural
track meet tonight as the resi-
dence halls fight it out for team
' and individual honors.
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