THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22,1956
PAGE SIX THE MICHIGAN DAILY SATURDAY. SEPTEMBER 22. 1956
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Rugged Scrimmage Slated
For 'M' Today at Stadium
Big Ten, Ivy League Idle;
TV Spotlights Georgia Tech
Michigan polished its multiplev
offense and kicking game yester-
day as ti prepared for a game
length scrimmage at the Stadium
Today's workout, which will be
closed to the public, will climax.
three weeks of practice and will
afford Coach Bennie Oosterbaan
with an opportunity to watch
many of his newcomer's under ac-
Gs tall Dies
BALTIMORE WP)-Tommy Gas-
tall, promising young major-league
catcher with a recent flair for
flying, apparently crashed to his
death at sundown Thursday in a
flight over Chesapeake Bay.
A widespread search for his
light plane turned up one clue-a
seat cushion which Coast Guard
officials said Gastall's wife identi-
fied as being from his plane. The
cushion was picked up by a Coast
Guard cutter searching for wreck-
age of the plane in the upper bay.
The 23-year-old Massachusetts
athlete, a three-letter man at Bos-
ton University, signed with the
Baltimore Orioles in June, 1955,
for a reported bonus of $40,000.
Six other major league clubs tried
to sign him on the basis of his
.350 batting average during his
four years at Boston.
Gastall took off at 4:50 p.m.
Thursday from Harbor Field, a
small airport on the outskirts of
the city. He landed at Easton, Md.,
about 40 miles to the southeast on
the Eastern Shore across Chesa-
The airport manager there,
Stanley Manette, said he talked
briefly with Gastall. He said that
Gastall mentioned he was Having
trouble with the plane's canopy.
"He complained about his arm
being sore and said that he had
been holding his canopy down all
during his flight." Manette said.
He took off for Baltimore be-
tween 6 and 6:15 p.m.
At 6:21 p.m., the control tower
at Harbor Field heard this radio
"I'm going into the water!"
The message gave no indication
where he was.
tual game conditions before next
week's opener with UCLA.
Working in yesterday's late aft-
ernoon drizzle, the Wolverine
backs handled the ball amazingly
well, both on handoffs and passes,
as they sharpened their play tim-
ing. Notably improved was the
passing, featuring mainly the arm
of sophomore tailback Bob Ptacek,
who hit his targets with deadly ac-
Anothe encouraging note was
the presence of the entire squad
at the drills. Centers Gene Snider
and Bill MacPhee, hobbled earlier
in the week by knee injuries, were
both in uniform and running, al-
though neither participated in the
Also returning to action were
linemen Mary Nyren and Gerry
Marciniak and halfback Terry
Barr, whose performance seemed
to indicate he has shaken the ef-
fects of a recent bout with the flu.
Nyren and Marciniak has sus-
tained slight ankle injuries earlier
in the week.
The punting drill featured long
boots by Kramer, Tom Maentz,
Jim Maddock and Mike Shatusky.
Kramer, Maddock, 'John Herrn-
stein and Jim Van Pelt worked
on place kicking.
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By BRUCE BENNETT
Today is the first big football
Saturday of the 1956 season and
footballs will fill the air in many
college stadiums across the land.
A few schools kicke off the sea-
son last weekend and some, not-
ably in the Big Ten and Ivy
League, will wait until next Satur-
day to get under way. But with
such powerhouses as Georgia
Tech, Texas Christian, Maryland
and Pittsburgh opening today,
this is the long awaited weekend
for the dyed-in-the-wool grid fans.
Ga. Tech-Ky. on TV
Georgia Tech gets top billing,
with its game at Kentucky getting
national television coverage. Coach
Bobby Dodd of Tech has a veteran
team ready for the opener, but
may have to do without the serv-
ices of his top quarterback, Wade
Mitchell has suffered a shoulder
separation in practice and may not
be ready. Coach Blanton Collier of
Kentucky must replace several of
last year's stars who have gradu-
ated, but has the horses to give
Tech a battle.
Another team with quarterback
trbuble is Maryland. Potential
All American Frank Tamburello
will sit out the Terrapins opener
against a strong Syracuse team as
he will be drafted next week.
By staying out of the Syracuse
game he will preserve a year of
eligibility, which he intends to
use when he returns from the serv-
Big Games in East
Sharing the limelight in the
East with Maryland and Syracuse
will be highly touted Pittsburgh
and the defending Southern Con-
ference champions, West Virginia.
The headliner in the Southwest
will have Notre Dame clashing
with Southern Methodist at the
Cotton Bowl in Dallas. Many eyes
will be curiously watching this
Irish team, rated highly despite
only a scattering of lettermen in
the lineup. One of the veterans,
American quarterback t i m b e r,
around whom the Notre Dame of-
fense is centered.
West Coast Action
One of the top games on the
west coast will be the Stanford-
Washington State encounter at
Stanford, favored by many as
the Pacific Coast Conference's
Rose Bowl representative next
New Year's Day, sports a veteran
cast headed by passing whiz John
... temporarily injured
NEW YORK (')--Barney Ross, NBC radio, 11 :4g a.m., Mary-
who held world boxing champion- land vs. Syracuse.
ships in three divisions, was' re- NBC-TV, 1:15 p.m., Georgia
ported critically ill yesterday in a Tech vs. Kentucky.
hospital here. Su.y
He was admitted last Monday. . Sunday
"Barney is a very sick and tired CBS-TV, noon, Washington Red-
man," said Dr. Harold Branda- skins vs. Detroit Lions, pro foot-
leone, who is attending him. "He ball.
has a serious liver infection and World Series Tickets
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complications. Hhe may have to York Yankees announced yester-
undergo 'surgery." day they had received a record
Ross held the lightweight, junior number of requests for World
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championships during his ring no more mail orders for box or
career. He was awarded the sil- reserved seats.
ver star while serving in the The Yankees are hosts for the
Marine Corps during World War third, fourth and fifth games of
IL the series.
Radio-TV Schedule Standing room tickets at $4.20
NEW YORK (M)-Following is each may be purchased in any
the schedule of nation-wide tele- quantity for single games -at
vision and radio coverage of foot- Yankee Stadium either by mail
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Saturday All remaining standing room
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Mutual, 8 p.m., Notre Dame vs. at Yankee Stadium the day of
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A team who will keep a close
eye on this contest will be Michi-
gan State, which plays at Stan-
ford next Saturday.
Other games around the coun-
try will find Southern California
at Texas, North Carolina State at
North Carolina, Texas Christian
at Kansas, Georgia at Vanderbilt,
Duke at South Carolina, Baylor at
California and Alabama at Rice.
Junior Golfer Gunderson
Reaches USGA Finals
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INDIANAPOLIS (R)-Tall, straw-
berry blonde Joanne Gunderson of
Kirkland, Wash., the first junior
golf champion ever to reach the
final of a national senior champ-
ionship, and stubby Marlene Stew-
art, perennial Canadian champion,
will meet today in the 36-hole
final of the 56th USGA Women's
Amateur golf tournament.
Miss Gunderson, a 17-year-old
high school senior, conquered Mrs.
Ann Casey Johnstone of Mason
City, Iowa, 1 up, after seeing a
three-hole lead evaporate on the
Miss Stewart, 22, a former Brit-
ish women's champion, four time
Canadian titleholder and present
U. S. Women's intercollegiate
champion, eliminated snub-nosed
Anne Quast of Everett, Wash., 4
If Joanne wins Saturday, she'll
be the youngest champion in 60
years. Beatrice Hoyt was three
months younger than Joanne is
now when she won the women's
title in 1896.
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she is a great putter. That com-
bination was just a bit too much
for the Qust girl. Anne won the
first hole, lost the second and
fourth and never got even again.
Miss Gunderson jumped to a 3-
up lead after four holes and then
had the fight of her short career
to win. Mrs. Johnstone, a steady
imperturbable 34--year-old who
had a short fling at pro golf caught
up at the 14th hole and din't yield
until the 18th, where she took a
bogie six and Joanne holed a five-
foot putt for a birdie.
Carried to Last Green
It was the first time in six
matches that Miss Gunderson has
been carried to the last green. She
chipped sensationally and needed
only 12 putts as she toured the
front nine in 35 strokes, one under
par. But she three-putted to lose
the 10th hole. She hit into a.pond
and took a double bogey 7 on the
13th. And when Mrs. Johnstone
sank a 15-foot birdie putt on the
14th the match was square.
Miss Gunderson won the 16th
and lost the 17th and finally pull-
ed it out on the last hole with a
birdie after her opponent found all
kinds of trouble.
The spectacled Miss Stewart,
who one was a caddy at her Font-
hill, Ont., home, was unbelievably
steady about the greens. Miss
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