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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1962

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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WHEN MICHIGAN takes the field tomorrow against arch-rival
Michigan State, it will initiate the seventy-third consecutive
football campaign for the Wolverine club.
Few, if any, schools in the midwest have competed in inter-
collegiate gridiron activity longer or with more success. Though
the team has experienced its ups and downs through the years,
it has had so many more ups than downs that to a lot of people
the word Michigan is synonymous with winning football.
This in itself has several drawbacks. There seems to be some de-
gree of academic prestiege nowadays connected with, a losing team.
Look at Harvard, Chicago, and the other panty-waist outfits that
proudly parade under a losing banner..
The biggest drawback, however, lies in the endeavor to per-
petuate a winning tradition. It results directly in high pressure
recruiting and a cut-throat attitude towards the sometimes help-
less coach.
Fortunately Michigan has been able to win more than its share
of games without indulging too vigorously in either type of acti-
vity. There has been some rumor of late that "this is it" for Bennie
Oosterbaan, the Maize and Blue mentor, but such a move seems far
from reality right now.
Bennie and Competency .. .
BENNIE HAS already proven himself to be competent coach by his
three conference crowns in four tries. If his squads fail to produce
consistently, the blame obviously rests on the material. He can't
play himself because of the existing rules, an admittedly unfortunate
circumstance.
Oosterbaan is well liked by his players. Although in a business
where there is a strong tendency to regard the individual as a
piece of machinery and become immune to physical disasters,
the Chief Wolverine has an apparent interest in his players as
human beings.
Contrast this attitude with that of another coach in a celebrated
institution in northern Indiana. On the first day of practice this
person gathered his lads about him, and, digging a small trench with
his foot, he growled, "Fill it with blood," and marched off to the
sideline.
* * * *
Stick with Oosterbaan ...
WIN, LOSE, or draw Michigan can't go wrong with a coach of
Oosterbaan's caliber. If everything doesn't pan out as expected,
the wolves would do well to howl at another door.
The guys on the team got a large charge from a headline
in one of the local papers recently, which ratherly blatantly pro-
claimed, "Balhizer, Zatkoff become fathers; Schlict leaves squad."
Things were kind of jumping for a few days after that incident.
If your copy of the Daily isn't getting through to you, don't be
so rash as to take the matter up with your newsboy, please. You're
liable to regret tangling with tackles Ralph Stribe and Ben Peder-
son, or that sensational 15 pound guard, Bob Matheson. These lads
aren't feeling ultra sweet in the morning after a hard practice the
proceding afternoon, so be careful, mates.

Entire 'M'
Squad Set
For Opener
Perry, Zatkoff Return
To Full Effectiveness
Michigan is ready.
Coach Bennie Oosterbaan and
his staff applied the finishing
touches yesterday to the squad
which must face the nation's best
football team tomorrow.
THE OVERALL physical condi-
tion of the Wolverine eleven seems
to be good, with full effectiveness
expected of end Lowell Perry and
linebacker Roger Zatkoff. Both
key performers had been slowed
by pulled leg muscles.
Signal drills were the order
of the day yesterday as the
coaches, fearing last-minute in-
juries, refrained from ordering
a contact session.
Three sets of backfields worked
out the intricacies of the Michigan
single wing attack while the
sharp-eyed staff searched for
flaws in their offensive perform-
ances.
THEaFIRST UNIT had Ted
Topor at 'quarterback, Ted Kress
and Frank Howell at halfback
spots and Fred Baer at the full-
back post. A second quartet was
composed of Duncan McDonald,
Don Oldham, Tony Branoff and
Bob Hurley. The third group had
Don ZanFagna, Dan Cline, Tom
Witherspoon and Russ Rescorla.
On the receiving end of the
aerial efforts of Topor, Kress
and McDonald were Perry, Gene
Knutson, Thad Stanford and
Jim Bates. Stanford was oper-
ating at reduced speed due to
leg injuries.
Also included in the workout
was an extra point kicking drill
featuring Rescorla, McDonald and
Peri Gagalis.
* * *
TODAY'S schedule includes lim-
bering-up exercises in game uni-
forms and possibly another brief
signal drill with emphasis on split-
second timing.
Michigan State's squad will work
out in the stadium during the
afternoon and then will return
to Jackson where they will make
camp for the night.

Reynolds Gains 20th Mound
Victory, 3-2, over Red Sox
Newhouser Hurls 200th Big League
Triumph as Tigers Down Browns, 3-2

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By The Associated Press
BOSTON - Allie Reynolds
pitched and batted the New York
Yankees to a 3-2 triumph over the
BostonRed Sax yesterday assur-
ing the world champions of at
least a tie for their fourth con-
secutive American League pen-
nant. Reynolds singled with two
out' in the top of the ninth inning
to score Irv Noren from third with
the run that broke a 2-2 tie and
gave him his 20th victory of the
year.
The victory increased the Yan-
kees' lead over the idle Cleveland
Indians to two games, with three
left to play, all in Philadelphia.
The Indians have two more, both
in Detroit.
One more Yankee triumph or
one more Indian loss would give
the Yankees the flag.
TIGERS 3, BROWNS 2
DETROIT - Lanky Hal New-
houser, in the twilight of his 14-
year career with the Detroit Ti-
gers, Thursday won his 200th ma-
jor league game-a feat only 54

other pitchers ever managed. He
gave the St. Louis Browns six hits
in the 3-2 decision.
BUT ONLY 569 fans-smallest
crowd in Briggs Stadium's history
-saw the 31-year-old lefthander
strike out eight-and walk only
one.
Only two other active pitchers
have won 200 or more-Bob Feller
of the Cleveland Indians and Bobo
Newsom of the Philadelphia Ath-
letics.
GIANTS 3, BRAVES 2
NEW YORK - The New York
Giants clinched second place in
the National League Thursday
with a two-run ninth inning ral-
ly which downed the Boston
Braves, 3-2.
* * -*
RELIEF ACE Hoyt Wilhelm,
taking over in the ninth for start-
er JimtHearn, wasvcredited with
his 15th pitching victory of the
year. It was also his second win in
as many days.

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EAST LANSING-(OP)-Football
fans will have to know their num-
bers if they want to find out who
is doing what at the Michigan-
Michigan State game.
Both squads have complete of-
fensive and defensive units. In ad-
dition, Munn will be using his two-
platoon backfield on the offense.
** *
MSC ALSO changes squad per-
sonnel for the kickoff, to protect
a kicker and to receive a kick.
Players also will be shuttled in
and out as a messenger service to
c a r r y instructions from the
coaches' bench.
In practice this week, Munn
has been shown a willingness to
alternate his backfield.
The combination of quarterback
Tom Yewcic, halfbacks Don Mc-
Auliffe and Vince Pisano and full-
back Dick Panin probably will
start.
* * *
THE ALTERNATE lineup is
quarterbacked by Willie Thrower
with Bolden and Billy Wells at the
halfs and Wayne Benson working
fullback.

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How has Michigan State's
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How hot is competition
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