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WEDESAYMA 19 154sPzaE. Z


Sammies, SigEps Gain First Place Softbai

l Finals

Wolverine Netters Seek
Revenge in MSC Match

SAM Wallops Pilams, 15-6 Golf Squad Unable To Find Winning Combination

Michigan and Michigan State erlander combine has been play- Psi Omega, Phi Delta Theta Ti phant By ART EVEN bor the count was 21-15, while
will carry their traditional rivalry gd"Wait until next year" will soon! the meet at East Lansing Mon-
to the tennis courts at 2:30 this ing in the second spot and Paulus n econd Place raternty Playoff Tilts be the cry of the Michigan golf day was decided by two points,
afernoon, the first position. This also may ----- T steam. 19-17. It must be remembered that
When the two teams met just Bq DICK CRAMER Although the Big Ten tournath Sat fi h
Michigan State have an effect on the outcome of Tintr'- set the well-balanced attack of Althog the B en ow a - the Spartans inished a dismal
eight days ago h n t the match. mural social fraternity softball Psi Omega, which was featured by pmert is still a week away, any last in the 1953 Conference meet
wotih fth iemt heth ua oilfaeriysfbl s mga hc a etrdb
sweeping the doubles events. The Paulus and Paley dropped the first-place playoffs were staged Ted Touma's double and single in hopes of copping the championship and their Coach, Ben Van Alstyne,
eight to one match score means secnd doubles match in another yesterday at South Ferry Field two official trips to the plate. Wolverines absorbed their third bemoaning the team's fortunes
little in this case, for in winning marathon of 27 games, 10-8, 6-3. with Sigma Phi Epsilon defeating Phi Delta Theta won a second Ohio State licking of the season. Captain Jack Stumpfig and Bob
the Lansing team took only three Beta Theta Pi, 5-1, and Sigma Al- place social fraternity playoff This matches the three losses to McMasters are the only players
of those matches in straight sets. pha Mu drubbing Pi Lambda Phi, game from Chi Psi, 4-1, as Phi DLt Purdue. Last year the Boilermak-! who have shown any semblance
The two teams played a total of 15-6. pitcher, Dick Courtney, permitted ers, Michigan, and Ohio finished of beingaconsistent scorers ormntand
245 'games on that afternoon, Once again Pitcher Bob Schmiat only three hits. Dick Little's two- one-two-three in the Conference pa hootes Ove the weken
amounting to 24 sets. starred for the Sig Eps as they run homer in the second inning meet. Stumpfig fired rounds of 73-74-
The two team captains played remained undefeated while dealing and Frank Haag's three singles This season it is a different story. 76-78, while McMasters carded 76-
a 26-game match, as Michigan Beta Theta Pi its first loss of the helped to wreck a good pitching Th Bert adnmer s been 76-77s
Stat's Jm Poe wn tw cloe sesonCoach Bert Katzenmeyer has been 75-76-77.
State's Jim Pore won two close season. performance by Sam Wilson of ,unable to field a sharp, balanced Sophomore Chuck Blackett is
sets, 7-5, and 8-6. Schmidt Halts Betas Chi Psi who gave up a total of sev- squad. In the 28-8 loss to the
The longest match of the firstonlyddaminhblow- hit hil th te
entanglement of the two teams The egg w e going e roue Buckeyes, the Maize and
was the third doubles which turn- Schmidt was a bases-empty home- All-Campus Tennis linksters were able to break 80
ed into a 36-game marathon. run by Denny Larkin in the All-Campus Tennis Tournament only five times in twelve rounds of
State's Arnie 'Hoffman and Jim fourth inning. Other than that, he results yesterday found Jack Lich- play. In contrast, an 80 was the
Beechum won the opening set, 6-2. was never in serious trouble as Jim ty downing Dave Critchett, 6-0, grd
But Bob Mitchell and Bob Sassone Cartwright and Syd Cook supplied ty dni Dave Cringhert 6n0 M' Stops State Twice y OhEo
thenecssry itingsupor, ech6-0, and Dave Wallingford and ''SosSaeTieM
came back to take the second set, the necessary hitting support, each Don Tann winning by forfeits Although the Wolverines dump-
8-6, and carried the third set to ~banging two of Sig Ep's seven from Clark Bassett and Larry Sed- ed Michigan State twice, the scores
fourteen games also, losing by an safeties off Beta hurler, Gordon er, respectively, weren't convincing. At Ann Ar
identical score, 8-6. Tarrant. Cartwright scored the
Mitchell Only Victor first two runs for the winners,
coming all the way around on a TO AID PIRATES:
The second singles match was single and a three-base outfield er-
another drawn out affair, as Dick ror in the second inning and wal-
Menzel won from Pete Paulus. PETE PAULUS x-Yankee Pitcher Joe Pa ge
After Menzel won the initial set,. loping a home run in fourth
6-4, Paulus came back hard andrCooks second hit, a double, was tLea
appeared to have the match in his In the last eight days, Michigan instrumental in a sixth-ing up-
control when he won the second) State has played only two matches, rising which netted the Sig Eps
set by a 6-1 score. However, Men- beating Detroit, 9-0, and Wscon- their final two runsBy BILL STONE
zel regained composure and won sin, 7-1. Sigma Alpha Mu scored in every all this and a Yankee too. Well
the match by taking an extended Michigan, on the other hand, inning as they took the measure Five baseball seasons ago it was maybe that's it. The old warhorse
third set, 7-5. has played four matches, winning of the Pilams. Six runs in the a familiar sight to Yankee Stadium misses that crowd, he is let down
Bob Nederlander, Michigan's the last three from Wisconsin, third and four in the fourth salted fans when Manager Casey Stengel that his old friends have forgotten
number four man dropped an Ohio State, and Purdue, after los- away the game for Sammies' ,
equally close match to Steve Brit- ing to Western Michigan. gwouoosignadpenand
ton. The State netter won the first only one bad frame, the fourth, motion for Joe Page to come in and
set by a slim 7-5 margin, and in COLLEGE BASEALL when he allowed the opposition I halt the opposition. Joe wants to take that long walk
the two remaining sets Nederland- Miami (Ohio) 4, Indiana 3 five of their six runs. The hefty southpaw would stroll to the mound, toe the rubber, grip -
er won and then lost by 6-3 counts. Notre Dame 4, Iowa 1 "Bobo" Kahan pitched the across the diamond, nod his head the ball in his strong left hand,
Bob Mitchell, playing in the Detroit 11, Toledo 0 route for Pi Lambda Phi, but he to the skipper, rear back, blaze in and let them remember those Yan,
number five position for Michigan Michigan Normal 12, Hillsdale 1 was the victim of wildness which his high hard one, and save an- kee days when he was tops. The
spoiled the Spartans' shutout as permitted eleven Sammies to reach other game for the Yankees. Those other day he tied Duke Snider in
he defeated John Brogan. Brogan base through walks, were great years for Joe Page, the knots, and is now itching to tangle
won the first set by a 6-2 score, Wertheimer Paces SAM man who made relief pitching a with Musal, Sauer, and his old -
but Mitchell came back strong to IWr etir tfrrespected art. series pal Jackie Robinson.
Warren Wertheimer with four
defeat Brogan 6-4 in the next setrhits. Basil Nemer with a three-run Hoyt Wilhelm, Harry Dorish, Manager Fred Haney thinks he
and easily went on to win the homer in the third inning, and Lew Burdette, and other firemen still has something, and the old
third, 6-1. 'owe much of their prestige to the timer is anxious to prove it. When-
Sassone lost his number six sin- u gabe l edbei ex-Yankee great ever the Pirates take tle field he'll VA
gles match to Hoffman by a 6-0; EN COPPthe first, were the leaders in the Page was the toast of New York, be there, where he belongs, in the
5-7, 6-4 score, while Bob Paley Night Editor Sammies' batting attack. Jerry the object of lavish praise from bull pen-waiting for the call from
dropped the remaining third sin-Stern contributed three hits in a the press, and according to base- the dugout.
gle match to Dave Brogan, 6-losing cause for the Pilams. ball men everywhere the game's Joe Page is ready, his boss is be-
6-4. Tails of comets always point In a second place pro-fraternity top clutch performer. Suddenly he hind him, and as we said before, ! . ,. .
State Wins Another away from the sun and scientists playoff , Psi burned out. The fast one lost its the arm is in fine shape.
In the first doubles match Pore believe this is caused by the pres- the MBA Club, 11-7. A two-runed hop, it hurt to throw a curve, and - - --
and Menzel downed Mann and sure of light on the material in the homer7.A t unfinally in 1951 number 11 decided
Nederlander, after dropping the tai. -MBill Morse, was nt enuogh to off- to call it quits.
first set, 6-1. The State duo came Page Moves On
back in strong form, however, and A checkup of 1953 teacher grad- The papers mentioned that the
captured the remaining sets 6-1 uates of colleges in 13 states and M ajor Leagu e Yankees would have to find a man
and 6-4. In Michigan's last few Hawaii showed only 64 per cent t s f b
matches, however, the Mann-Ned- took teaching positions, had taken over from the capable
( tan tn;sJohnny Murphy. However even
with Joe's passing the Bombers
AMERICAN LEAGUE continued to have things their own &
CoolSummerForecast For Men W L Pet. GB way and soon Joe Page,like a lot
Cleveland . ...19 10 .655 - of them, was forgotten.
We aring Arrow ightweights New York,... .18 11 .621 1 Few people know where he is
Chicago .....19 12 .613 1 now, human nature has a tenden-w '
Detroit .......15 10 .600 2 cy of not keeping up with the guys x
..423 6 it once stood in line to cheer.
Washington ..10 17 .370 8 Today, the spirit that drove Joe!A
SPhiladelphia .10 18 .357 8 Page to his brief but astounding'
Boston ...... 7 16 .304 9 success is acting up again. The(x
TODAY'S GAMES Pittsburgh Pirates have listed n
New York at Chicago-Lopat (5- their roster a new player, number
0) vs. Pierce (2-3). 00, Page, pitcher.
Philadelphia at Detroit-Kellner It's the old Yankee, trying to
(2-3) vs. Branca (2-0). grab some more victories for the
Boston at Cleveland-Nixon (1-2) youthful Bucs. A

showing steady progress. A


starter he usually cards a low'
eighty score the first round and
then comes back strong in the aft-
ernoon to break 80. Blackett has
been hitting the ball very well but
has been having troubles around
the greens, especially with his
putting game.
.Face Detroit Today
Aside from these three players,
Katzenmeyer steps into hot waterj
when he tries to put together a
six-man team. The main hopefuls
throughout the campaign havea
been Tad Stanford, Dick Harri-
son, Andy Andrews, and Boyd

games has successfully material-
ized into anything as yet. The best
showing of the group has been
Stanford's 78-79 card Monday.
Today the Wolverines travel to
Royal Oak where they will meet
the University of Detroit at the
Red Golf Club. Earlier in the sea-
son Michigan whomped the Titans,
23-13, at the University course,
U. of D. is led by Bill Huetteman
and Ron Stelter. In the previous
meet Stumpfig blanked Huette-
man, while McMasters took four
points from Stelter. Tom Chisholm,
Ray Conlon, Bud Belanger, and
Ray Maisevich round out the De-
troit squad.


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vs. Lemon (5-0).
Washington at Baltimore-night
Stoggs (1-3) vs. Coleman (3-2).
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Philadelphia .16
Brooklyn ....16
St. Louis.....,17
New York ....16
Cincinnati . ..17
Milwaukee ...14
Chicago . . .13
Pittsburgh .. .10

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14 .548
14 .533
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Chicago at Brooklyn-Rush (2-2)
vs. Erskine (4-2) or Newcombe
St. Louis at New York-Raschi
(4-0) vs. Liddle (0-1) or Mag-
lie (5-1).
Milwaukee at Philadelphia night
-Spahn (3-3) vs. Miller
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh-night
Baczewski (2-2) or Valentine
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At 36 they probably call him
gramps, but Joe thinks he can help
Branch Rickey out. Pittsburgh is
his home town-so everything is
perfect for that inspiring come-
back. It makes you wonder why
after five years a guy like Joe
'Page would want to put up with
the physical and emotional strain
of trying to pitch again.
World Series Star
After all, he made his pile of
' dough, starred in two world series,
j Major League Scores
Detroit 8, Philadelphia 3
Washington 3, Baltimore 1
Cleveland 6, Boston 3
New York 4, Chicago 3
Milwaukee 6, Philadelphia 2
St. Louis 9, New York 3
Chicago 7, Brooklyn 1
Cincinnati 6, Pittsburgh 5
Charleston 2, Louisville 0
St. Paul 7, Indianapolis 2
Toledo 8, Columbus 7
Minneapolis at Kansas City (rin)
Steel produced in the Unitedj
States in 1953 would yield enough
finished steel products to build1
three cities the size of Manhattan.

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