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Netters End Home Season
Against Western Michigan
Major League Standings
New York 6, Chicago 4
Brooklyn 7, St. Louis 5
Philadelp,bia 3, Milwaukee 1
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh-post poned
Detroit 6, Boston 3
Chicago 5, Washington 1
Baltimore- 9, Kansas City 5
New York at Cleveland postponed.
Thinclads Impress Canham
With Victory Over Hoosiers
By FRED WERTHEIMER
Well,, it looks like rain today!
For the third straight week, Mi-
chigan's tennis team is attempting
to meet Western Michigan in a
match at the Varsity courts.
If all goes according to sched-
ule, the heavens will deluge their
waters, on the world in general,
and Ann Arbor in particular, at
approximately 2 p.m. this after-
Today will probably be the last
opportunity that Michigan will
have to face the Broncos. and un-
less the courts are flooded the meet
will be played.
Today will also be the last
chance that Michigan fans will
have to see this year's undefeated
squad. The netters travel to Ev-
anston, Ill., this weekend to meet
Northwestern in their last regu-
larly scheduled match.
The squad, by virtue of its re-
cent Big Ten victories over In-
diana, Illinois, Ohio State and
Michigan State has now extended
its dual meet winning streak to 29.
Some of the statistics which the
tennis team has compiled since re-
turning from its southern tour
are amazing. The netters have
shut out six out of their eight
Furthermore they have amassed
a total individual matches record
of 70 victories as against two
To get deeper involved in fats,
the individual players have achiev-
ed an unbelievable record of win-
ning 133 sets while losing only sev-
Today's meet should not be much
of a. test for Michigan's power-
house. Although Western Michi-
gan came the closest of any team
to beat the Wolverines last year,
losing 5-4, the graduation of the
top three men from the Broncos
squad has considerably weakened
Most of their matches this year
have not provided the netters with
However last Monday's meet
against Michigan State gave Mi-
chigan more competition than the
9-0 score indicates.
Both Dick Potter and Mark
Jaffe had some troble in winning
although neither lost a set.
New York ...
Jaffe played on the erratic side'
in his first set and went down 3-1.
He came back strong to take it 7-5
and won the next set quite handi-
Potter, playing Dick Menzel who
last year finished third in the Big
Ten at number two singles, won
his first set without trouble. How-
ever, he appeared to tire in the
second set and held out to win
Dale Jensen and Larry Brown,
who have been continuously over-
shadowed by the feats of the high-
er singles players kept up their
strong play which has seen them
lose only one match between
Their doubles play has been
equally strong and they have not
lost a match, while playing togeth-
er, all year.
DOUBLES PLAY-Dale Jensen (right) and Larry Brown, Michi-
gan's number three doubles team have not lost a match all year.
Both will be in action today when the netters meet Western
By BOB BOLTON
"We just outlegged them," said
Don Canham. Michigan TrackI
Coach, as he accounted for his;
team's surprising rout over In-
Before the meet Canham had
figured the Hoosiers were close to
Michigan's equal on paper. But
the Wolverines came up with sev-
eral above-par performances and
literally ran Indiana into the
With the decisive victory over
Indiana under their belts, and with
,several of the formerly disabled
thinclads returning to top flight
form, the future of the cindermen
Gray Runs Well
Pete Gray, who has been prac-
ticing hard since his recovery from
the mumps two weeks ago was un-
der two minutes for the 880-yd.
dash and should be in top shape
for the conference championships.
The mile-relay team, hampered
by injuries most of the season, will
also be in shape for the Confer-
George Gluppe, Don Matheson
and Laird Sloan all have returned
or will soon return to practice.
Dick Flodin, who todk second place
in -his first 100-yd. dash for the
Wolverines Saturday, rounds out
More good news for Michigan
track fans is the fact that sprinter
Jim Pace is recovered from his
back injury and should round into
In Canham's words, "Pace, if
healthy, is the best sprinter in the
Big Ten and one of the best in
The biggest surprise of Satur-
day's victory was the performance
of Fred Potter. The tall sopho-
more took seven and one-half
points with second place finishes
in the high and low hurdles and
a third in the broad jump.
W. L. Pct.
Cleveland 15 9 .6"5
New York .. 16 10 .615
Chicago .... 11 8 .579
Boston.......11 11 .500
Baltimore . 13 14 .482
Washington 11 14 .440
Kansas City . 9 14 .391
Detroit ......9 15 .375
Boston at Detroit
New York at Cleveland (N)
Washington at Chicago (N)
Baltimore at Kansas City (N)
St. Louis vs Brooklyn at Jersey City
Chicago at New York
Milwaukee at Philadelphia (N)
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh
TUXEDO RENTAL SERVICE-QUANTITIES
OFFSET IMPROVED HITTING:
Errors, Poor Pitching Hurt 'M' Nine
By JIM BAAD
Michigan's baseball team has
dropped two of its five Big Ten
CHICAGO-The Chicago White
Sox Tuesday swapped outfielder-
infielder Bob Kennedy and infield-
er Jim Brideweser to the Detroit
Tigers for outfielder Jim Delsing
and infielder Fred Hatfield.
None of the four players has
performed regularly this season,
although Delsing was regular left
fielder and Hatfield regular sec-
ond sacker for the Tigers last sea-
Dodgers Buy Maglie
BROOKLYN - The Dodgers
Tuesday purchased Sal The Bar-
ber Maglie, veteran righthanded
pitcher and their old Giant nemes-
is, from the Cleveland Indians and
sold righthander Jim Hughes to
the Chicago Cubs.
starts-both of them heartbreak-
ers in the late innings.
The eleventh inning loss to Ind-
iana 'has been explained away,
but the first game of Saturday's
double header with Purdue still
has Coach Ray Fisher mumbling
Errors and poor pitching in the
clutch were the eighth and ninth
inning weaknesses which took
away the yictory. Michigan did
well enough at the plate. The Wol-
verine hitters collected 14 hits and
scored five runs, which should
have been enough to beat Pur-
due, according to Fisher
The Michigan coach seemed to
think the turning point of the
game was an error committed by
Moby Benedict in the eighth in-
ning. It was a fairly difficult
chance, as a runner was between
Benedict and the ball as he moved
up to field it.
"I think he took his eye off it
momentarily, though," said Fish-
er, "because he had it and then
bobbled it." One runahad already
scored in the inning and the error
loaded the bases again which
seventually led to another run
Had Benedict made the play, it
would have ended the inning.
The single error came at a bad,
time, but was not the whole of the
Wolverine troubles. Steve Boros
made a throwing error in the ninth
'which put the winning run on
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Court Upholds AAU Ban
NEW YORK AP)--Wes Santee's
hopes of regaining his amateur
status and running in the Olympic
Games apparently were crushed
Tuesday when the State Supreme
Court upheld the lifetime suspen-
sion imposed on the great Kansas
miler by the Amateur Athletic
Justice Walter A. Lynch, who
handed down a biting opinion after
six weeks' deliberation, also rapped
the knuckles of amateur officials
who seek to capitalize on sports
"He, Santee, has eliminated
himself as an amateur athlete,"
Justice Lynch said, "but not with-
out an ,Assist from some of the
guardians of amateur athletics."
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of amateur athletic meets should
realize that while Santee, by his
conduct, disqualified himself from
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