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Track Squad Travels West;
Battles Stanford Tomorrow
" Indians Favored as Outdoor Season Starts;
Fresno, Arizona State Also on Spring Slate
lege. The little Bulldogs, boasting
Michigan's Indoor Big Ten an enrollment of only 3,000 stu-
Track champions turn their sights dents, will hardly be a match for
outdoors tomorrow, and Coach the Michiganites. Stanford crush-
Don Canham isn't too happy ed Fresno State last weekend,
about it. 8313 to 48113.
The Wolverines, some 22 strong, Canham's Caravan then rolls on
head for the Golden West today, to the Phoenix region, where on
where tomorrow afternoon they Saturday night, April 9th, the
take on Stanford's power-laden Wolverines take on Arizona State
Indians in a dual meet before College at nearb oTemp e
over 10,000 fans at Palo Alto. n Tepe
Canham frankly expects to lose. In other track action over the
"The Indians have had two vic- vacation period, Michigan fresh-
torious meets under their belts al- men Hailmar Dollwet of Germany,
ready this season, and just have and Denmark's Geert Keilstrop
too much of an early season ad- are now on their way to Mon-
vantage on us. They are one of the treal, where tonight they will run.
four top dual meet teams in the unattached in the Canadian Le-
nation, along with Michigan, gion Indoor Meet at the Forum.
Southern California and Penn-
t State." o
There is still no doubt that Can-C OM Inou
ham's Wolverines will give the
cardinal-clad Indians a rugged ie g h o
have crippled Michigan's chances teN ghre
even more.
It was announced today that T
sprinters John Vallotigara and The first idication as to wheth-
Bob Brown will not make the trip er "Michigan has its best tennis
west. Vallotigara is hampered by team in five or six years" will be
a severe leg injury, and Brown given during the coming week.
has come down with glandular Coach Bill Murphy will see his
fever. 1955 squad in action for the first
This bad break has reduced time as he leads his team through
Michigan's not-too-strong sprint a three-game Southern tour. The
corps to a bare minimum. Sole Maize and Blue netters will open
sprinters are Tom Hendricks, and up against Vanderbilt at Nashville,
John Johnson-and these will be Tennessee on the fourth of April.
hardly enough to cope with the Two days later, the Wolverines
Indians' fleet ensemble. meet Georgia Tech at Atlanta,
Add to these misfortunes the Georgia. On April seventh Michi-
recent attack of appendicitis gan faces Georgia at Athens, Geor-
which crippled Pete Gray's ability gia.
in the distance events-and one The Wolverines, who will spend
can readily see why Canham ex- all but two days in Atlanta, will be
pects the worst. hard-pressed to come back to Ann
"If we could only meet them a Arbor still undefeated.
week later, we might have a
chance to beat them," Canham ke Op e
concluded. But the fact remains a
that when the collision comes to- SYRACUSE, N.Y. (P) - The
morrow afternoon, Michigan may Syracuse Nationals won the
lose its first dual meet since Feb- opening game of the National
ruary 21, 1954, when Illinois top- Basketball Association 1 a s t
pled the Wolverines by three night, downing the Fort Wayne
points in an indoor set-to. niston teF-Wan
As for the remaining two foes, Pistons, 86-82.
' Cahamhasno orris. he ol- The victory kept intact the
Canham has no worries. The Wol- Nats' record of having never
verines move on to Fresno, Calif. lost to the Pistons on their
where on Tuesday night they will home court.
duel mediocre Fresno State Col- __


Diamondmnen Open Season
Opposing Delaware Today


Michigan's untested baseball
squad opens its annual Southern
competition today as it takes on
the University of Delaware at
Newark, Delaware.
Coach Ray Fisher has assigned
veteran Marv Wisniewski to do
the mound chores against the
team which last year shut out the
Wolverines, 1-0.
Directing activities from behind
the plate will be sophomore catch-
er Gene Snider who will alternate
with Frank Szalwinski through-
out the tour.
Starting Infield
The starting infield will consist
of third baseman Don Eaddy,
Moby Benedict at shortstop, sec-
ond baseman Ken Tippery and at
first will be either Jim Vukovich
or Tony Branoff.
As regards the outfield Fisher

FLYING WEST-Michigan's mile relay team, composed of (left
to right) Dick Flodin, Laird Sloan, Dave Hessler, and Grant
Scruggs battles Stanford tomorrow at Palo Alto, California, be-
fore over 10,000 fans.

PLAY BALL!-Don Eaddy begins his fourth and final season ars
Michigan's third baseman as Ray Fisher's Wolverines open the
1955 baseball season with their annual nine game spring southern
jaunt. The capable third baseman will lead Michigan against
Delaware this afternoon. From there, the Wolverines will swing
the Virginia and North Carolina areas, returning home next
week to face Wayne here on April 12.


r To Indicate
M' Netmen
Though little is known about the
three Southern teams, they tradi-
tionally produce quality aggrega-
Michigan Hampered
Besides the disadvantage of
playing on foreign courts, Michi-
gan will be hampered in condi-
tioning and practice. Bad weath-
er has not permitted any outdoor
workouts while the Wolverines'
foes have been outdoors for weeks.
Eight players, including three
sophomores will make the annual
sojourn. It is quite probable that
Barry MacKay will be in the num-
ber one position. MacKay, who
has gone undefeated in intra-
squad competition, is a sopho-
more from Dayton, Ohio. In 1954
he headed the rankings of the
Ohio Valley Tennis Association
men's singles division.
Mark Jaffe, another newcomer,
may hold down the second slot. A
Bay City resident, hehas lost only
one intra-squad match. Captain
Bob Nederlander, Pete Paulus, Bob
Paley, Al Mann, Dick Potter, and
Bob Mitchell will vie for the oth-
er positions.
In doubles, MacKay and Neder-
lander will play in the top spot.
Paley and Jaffe have captured the
number two doubles position. I

inksters Journey to North Carolina
To Launch Annual Southern Junket




Coach Bert Katzenmeyer and
seven of his Michigan golfers left
Ann Arbor early this morning and
began their annual tour to the
sunny skies of North Carolina.-
Travelling in two automobiles,
the team expects to reach Pine-4
hurst, North Carolina, by tomor-
row afternoon, after an overnight
stop in West Virginia.
To Face North Carolina1
The squad will practice at thep
Pinehurst Country Club, one of the 4
BOB PALEY country's most famous golf mec-;
cas, from tomorrow until next
, vies for position jTuesday. Katzenmeyer then plans 1
to take his group to Chapel Hill,
North Carolina, early Wednesday
Reeves w ins morning, for a warmup for the
next day's clash with the host Tar- Q
R heels.
In Paddleball'hesn
They will probably leave for STFVE UZELAC
home on Saturday, April 9, and ... soph links hopeful
Reeves House won its third resi- should return to Ann Arbor by
dence halls intramural champion- the following afternoon, schedules, and the Michigan squad
ship in a week as it nipped Adams The match against North Caro- has very seldom defeated its op-
House, 2-1, in the paddleball fin- lina is actually nothing but an op- ponents on these trips.
als last night at the I-M Build- portunity for the Wolverines to Vigorous Schedule
ing. play under competitive conditions. For the most part, Katzenmeyerc
Adams led off with a win, as Most Southern schools have al- will prescribe a vigorous training1
Al Lifshay topped Jim McClurg ready completed over half of their schedule during the week. in prep-
of Reeves in the number one sin- -_
gles, 21-5, 21-14. 1 * - r ' *
Reeves' Bob Fell came back in YL.nadtens W hip.D is, )-I I(. To (Gfai
the number two singles, however, ,"Finals; LeClair Scores Two G as
to beat Corny Sippet of Adams., ilct; li coe ir 1o t

aration for Michigan's home open-
er with the University of Detroit,
April 11.
Seven of the nine team mem-
bers are accompanying Katzen-
meyer: lettermen Andy Andrews
and Bob McMasters, and sopho-
more John Schubeck, Steve Uze-
lac, Fred Micklow, Skip MacMi-
chael and Ken Myers. Sophs Hen-
ry Loeb and Dave Wakely were left
behind, but are still very much
in the Michigan golf picture this
year, according to Katzenmeyer.
Myers, while actually a junior
in school, has three years of eligi-
bility left and remains a sopho-
more as far as athletics is concern-
Pinehurst a 'Golf Town'
This is the eighth straight year
that Michigan's linksters have vis-
ited Pinehurst, which is literally a
"golf town." In fact, the village
was built to accommodate people
who visited Pinehurst to make use
of one of its fivechampionship
The Wolverines have had little
outdoor practice until now, and
have been content with daily
workouts in the practice cages in
the clubhouse basement of the
University Golf Course.
Katzenmeyer, of course, is pray-
ing for blue skies and warm tem-
peratures while his team is in
Dixie. Last year the rains came
down every day.

has Captain Dan Cline. Branoff.
Howie Tom melein and Bruce Fox
from whom to select his starting
crew. All four of these men will
undoubtedly see action during the
nine game trip.
As the Maize and Blue dia-
mondmen move on to George-
town University and then into
Virginia and North Carolina, Bill
Thurston and Dick Peterjohn will
alternate with Wisniewski in the
starting chores. With veteran
Mark Ferrelli, back in his native
southern element, Don Polosky,
Jim Clark and Al Levy available
for relief duty, the Wolverines
will have a strong pitching staff
that will be difficult to beat.
Frank Ronan, alternating with
Tippery at second base, rounds
out the eighteen man travelling
Weather Doubtful
Fisher is apprehensive about
the weather on the trip. His dia-
mond crew was able to get in
only one day of outside prac-
tice before embarking on the
southern jaunt and a stretchof
bad weather canceling several of
the scheduled games, such as oc-
cured two years ago, might ser-
iously hamper the Maize and Blue
The annual trip goes a long way
in tuning up the men for the con-
ference struggle. Playing nine
games in as many days against
teams of varying strength, the
diamondmen quickly b e c o m e
molded into an effective team
while Fisher has a fine opportun-
ity to survey the different men in
action and plan his strategy for
the forthcoming campaign.
The one danger, of course, is
the possibility of a player being
injured and consequently lost to
the team for a major part of the
season, but the vast advantages to
be gained and the remoteness of
such an incident occurring make
the journey more than worth-
Schlundt Ponders
AAU Basketball
Schlundt, Indiana University's Big
Ten scoring champion, may play
with the Peoria, Ill. Caterpillars
in the AAU Basketball League.
The 1954 All-America center
told the Registration Committee
of the Indiana Amateur Athletic
Union here Wednesday night he
would play with the Cats "If I
don't change my mind," but added
he hasn't signed anything.

Indians Hammer Ma glie, Top Giants, 14-11;
Braves, Cardinals, Bosox, Nats, Bucs Win'


c. ------ ..

By The Associated Press
The Cleveland Indians pounded
Sal Maglie freely yesterday at
San Antonio, Texas, to defeat the
New York Giants, 14-11, before an
' overflow crowd of 11,649 that led
to 18 ground rule doubles.
Maglie was clipped for eight
runs and 10 hits by the Tribe be-
fore giving way to Hoyt Wilhelm
with one out in the fourth. One of
the hits was a two-run homer by
Ralph Kiner in the third.
Each club hit nine of the auto-
matic two-base hits into the rop-
ed-off sections of the outfield.
Braves 3, Dodgers 2
In New Orleans, Rookie Al Fac-
chini's pinch single with the bases
loaded scored an eighth-inning
run that gave the Milwaukee
Braves a 3-2 victory over the
Brooklyn Dodgers in their barn-
storming baseball tour.

It was the fifth straight game
played between the two National
League pennant contenders to be
decided by a one-run margin. The
Brooks have won three of them.
Cardinals 3, Chisox 2
At Columbus, Georgia, Rip Re-
pulski singled home Rookie Bill
Virdon with the deciding run in
the tenth inning to help the St.
Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 verdict
over the Chicago White Sox.
In another exhibition game at
Sarasota, Florida, the Boston Red
Sox jumped on Rookie Jack Meyer
for all their runs in the first six
innings to score a 6-4 victory over
the Philadelphia Phillies in their
final training site game.
Senators 4, Bosox 3
At Camp Gordon, Georgia,
Mickey Vernon delivered a pinch-
hit in the eighth inning Thurs-

day and drove in the run that
gave the Washington Senators a
4-3 triumph over the Cincinnati
Meanwhile at Daytona Beach,
Florida, Lino Donoso, Pittsburgh
southpaw relief pitcher, struck
out catcher Hal Smith with fhe
bases loaded in the ninth inning
to preserve a 6-5 victory over the
Baltimore Orioles.

21-17, 16-21, and 21-15.
In the doubles match, Bob
Messner and Wally Roeser of
Reeves whipped Bob Reynolds and
Roy Moxley of Adams, 17-21, 21-
14, and 21-14.
Reeves also won the residence
halls bowling title last Thursday,
and took top honors in foul-
shooting Wednesday.
* * *

MONTREAL ()-The Montreal
Canadiens trounced the injury-
riddled Boston Bruins, 5-1,' last'
night to capturestheir StanleysCup
semi-final series, four games to
one, and move into the finals
against the Detroit Red Wings.
The first game of the final round
will be played at Detroit on Sun-
day night,
Playing without their regular
goalie, Jim Henry, and their top
defenseman, Fern Flamin, the
Bruins never were in contention,

as Montreal blasted the Bruins
sub goalie,'John Henderson,
First By LeClair
r The scoring opened in the first
period, when Jackie Le Clair, who
scored two goals, beat Henderson
at 3:34 on a pass from Doug Har-
vey. At 14:43. Jean Beliveau made
it 2-0 for Montreal as he rammed
home a pass from Kenny Mosdell.
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