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ichigan Netters

Win, Nine Second,



Wildcats Take Crown;
Rain Stops Wolverines

Badgers Take Golf Title;
Campbell Low Medalist

REVENGE - Barry MacKay retained his Big Ten Singles Cham-
pionship yesterdayin Evanston, Ill. MacKay met Art Andrews of
Iowa, who once before had beaten him, in the finals. MacKay
won 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.
'W Captures Five Singles;
Doubles Play Rained Out

(Continued from Page 11
down MacKay, 6-3. A capacity
crowd sensed the tournament's
biggest upset as Andrews pulled
ahead in the second and possibly,
final set, 4-3.
But the Michigan player was up
to the task as he won to tie.up
the set. The turning point of the
match came in the next game with
the score tied. MacKay hit a
smash which the husky sophomore
failed to return as he was rushing
to the net. MacKay gained the
advantage and the next,'point to
pull ahead, 5-4. His big serve
easily won the next game and the
set, 6-4-
MacKay played a tired Andrews,
1. MacKay (M) def. Healey (Min),
6-3, 6-2 (semi-final). Andrews (Iowa)
def. Noble (Ill.), 6-3, 6-2 (semi-final).
MacKay (M) def. Andrews (Iowa),
3-6, 6-4, 6-2 (final)..
2. Potthast (Iowa) def. Christie (N),
6-3, 6-4 (semi-finals). Jaffe (M) def.
Tierney (Minn), 6-4, 6-2 (semi-final)
Jaffe (M) def. Potthast (Iowa), 6-2,
6-0 (final).
3. VanTne (Ill.) def. Egan (N),
7-5, 6-1 (semi-final). Potter (M) def.
Fryman (Ind.), 6-2, 6-2 (semi-final).
Potter (M) def. VanTine (111.), 10-8,
6-3 (final).
4. Erickson (M) def. Petrick (Imfd),
7-5, 7-5 (semi-final). Breckenridge
(Ill.) def. Polte (OSU), 6-3, 6-1 (semi-
final). Erickson (M) de. Brecken-
ridge (II1.), 7-5, 7-5 (final)
5. Harris (M) def. Dilhman (Ind.),
6-2, 6-1 (Semi-final). Kramer (N) def.
Middlebrook (Iowa), 6-2, 6-3 (semi-
final). Harris (M) del. Kramer (N),
6-0, 6-1 (final).
6. Gray (Ind) del. Jensen (M),
6-3,.6-3 (semi-final). Siebert (N) def.
Hoffman (MSU), 6-3, 6-4 (semi-final).
Gray (Ind.) def. Siebert (N), 6-3, 6-1
Doubles will be Played today.

in the final set of their match,
and walked away with the match,
Well-Placed Shots
Mark Jaffe faced his toughest
opponent in the semi-finals when
he played Hugh Tierney of Min-
nesota. Jaffe won the first set,
6-4, and drilled well-placed shots
past Tierney to easily down the
Minnesota player, 6-2 in the sec-
ond set.
The final round of the second
singles was predicted as a toss-up.
Bob Potthast of Iowa had rolled
past his opponents and was a
slight favorite to defeat Jaffe for
the title.
But Jaffe,, considered by his op-
position to be -one of the cleverest
players in the tournament, com-
pletely out-smarted Potthast and
defeated his bewildered opponent,
6-2, 6-0.
Soggy Conditions
At the Skokie Country Club in
Glen Coe, Ill., Potter and trickson
won their third and fourth singles
consecutively. The matches were
played there due to the soggy
conditions of the Northwestern
clay courts.
Potter whizzed past George Fry-
man of Indiana, 6-1, 6-3 but had
some trouble with Illinois' Jim
Van Tine. Van Tine extended Pot-
ter before losing 10-8 in the first
set, but the Michigan captain
went on to grab the second set,
These first three Michigan
players, perhaps the most feared
threesome in Big Ten tennis his-
tory, will end their Conference
careers today in doubles action.
However, the future of Michigan
tennis was made brighter yester-
day by the performance of sopho-
more Jon Erickson.,

Special to The Daily
E A S T LANSING - Michigan's
title hopes went the way of the
greater part of the Big Ten base-
ball season.
It was inundated.
One team Northwestern gained
by the weather-or lack of it. They
backed into the title when their
games ,with Purdue were rained
out. Iowa's chances were quelled,
when they split with Indiana.
Valiant Effort
Wolverines made a valiant effort
against the elements at East Lan-
sing yesterday. They built up a
6-2 lead in four innings of the
first game of the scheduled double
header. Then the clouds opened
Championsh;p hopes seemed to
hang in the balance for two hours
as they waited but the storm.
But as each second ticked away
and it became evident that the
second game was an impossibility,
the Wolverines hopes dimmed.
Chances Lost
As it was, hopes need never have
been raised. Cancellation of the
Northwestern double header cost
Michigan all chances for the
Not knowing this the Wolverines
looked like a team intent on win-
ning their 22nd baseball title.
They got to Michigan State's
ace left hander Ron Perranowski
in the first inning for three runs,
knocking h4m from the box with
Calif., USC,
UCLA .Plan
Withdra wal
LOS ANGELES () - A drive
began yesterday for withdrawal
from the Pacific Coast Conference
of its big three - UCLA, USC and
Powerful alumni groups at all
three schools are reportedly giv-
ing the move their backing, and
they're reportedly getting behind-
the-scenes support from some top
officials at the schools.
The drive was sparked by a
meeting here Friday of the Board
of Regents of the University of
California, of which UCLA here
and California at Berkeley, are the
two main campuses.
UCLA alumni made a fervent
pitch for immediate withdrawal.
The Regents didn't say yes, but
more important, they didn't say
no. The alumni are taking that
as a green light for continued ac-
tion toward getting out. -
The three -hools have borne
the brunt of PCC penalties for
violations of rules against subsi-
dization. UCLA missed expuisiot.
by only one vote at a recent con-
ference meeting.

another three run outburst in the
Myers Starts Rally
Ernie Myers started the game by
drawing a walk. Bruce Fox laid
down a bunt which State first
baseman, Roscoe Davis booted,
allowing Myers to go to third.
Ken Tippery scored Myers with
an infield single that sneaked past
the first and second baseman and
stopped dead before it touched the
outfield grass.
Steve Boros blooped a single to
right and Gene Snider walked
loading the bases. Snider was
batting fifth in Ray Fisher's re-
vised lineup which saw John Herr-
stein benched.
Wild Pitch Scores Run
Ralph Hutchings, playing cen-
ter, bounced one back to the
pitcher which forced Tippery at
the plate. With Jack Lewis at bat,
Perranowski cut loose with a wild
pitch, allowing Boros to score.
In the second inning with one
out, Myers singled, Fox was hit
by a pitched ball and Tippery'
lined one over the center fielder's'
head.'t, rolled to the fence, scor-
ing Myers and Fox with Tippery
stopping at third. h r
Boros followed with a sacrifice
fly that brought in Tippery end-j
ing Michigan's scoring.
Poloskey Brilliant
Don Poloskey, pitched brilliantly
for the Wolverines in the first
three innings retiring nine men
in order.
In the top of the fourth he gave
up a lead off single to shortstop
Gary Warner and a home run to
second baseman Frank Palamara,
for MSU's two runs.-
In the last of the fifth Dennis
Mendyk lead off With a single.
Tlien the rains came down-Michi-
gan's title hopes went.
Af tor the incomplete game, Steve

Special to The Daily

-Daily-Charles Curtiss
NEW CAPTAIN-Steve Boros, Michigan's captain-elect for next
year's baseball season, in action in yesterday's game against
Michigan State. The hard-hitting shortstop ended the Big Ten
season hitting .400, including three home runs.
Former Tank Mentor
Honored; Sailors Lead

IOWA CITY - Wisconsin's
Roger Rubendall spearheaded the
Badger golfers to the Big Ten Golf
Title here yesterday, while Mich-
igan finished an unimpressive
Iowa's John Liechty, firing a
s c o r c h i n g three-under-par 69
round, and John Marschall, with
a low 70 led the Hawkeyes to a
second-place finale.
Campbell Two Under
Although Rubendall shot the
best golf of the day, Purdue's Joe
Campbell carded two one-under-
par 71s and emerged as Big Ten
Individual Champion for the sec-
ond successive year. Rubendall,
the 1955 champion, was just one
stroke behind him 'with a total
score of 291.
Ohio State's Ted Katula gar-
nered third place medalist honors
with Wisconsin's Dave Forbes
grabbing fourth; Liechty, John
Law of Michigan and Frank Carr
of Ohio State tied for fifth place
In spite of the rain Friday night
and slight winds, the playing con-
ditions were pretty good.
Two in Top Ten
The Wolverine linksters man-
aged to place two men in the top
ten - Law and Fred Micklow -
and remained in third place
throughout the tourney.
John Schubeck, who finished
fourth in last year's medalist race,
finished out of the top ten with
a 309 final score. Uzelac did a
little better with 307.
At the half-way point of the
tournament, Ohio State was on
top of the heap with Wisconsin,

Michigan and Iowa trailing, in
that order.
However, at the end of yester-
day's morning tour of the course,
the Badgers carded a team total
of 1141 to take the lead; Ohio
State, Michigan, Purdue and Iowa
followed with only 14 strokes sep-
arating the first and fifth squads.
In the afternoon rounds, Iowa
set a torrid pace, with Liechty
and Marschall's low, low rounds
in its favor, and worked its way
to second, dropping Ohio State to
Golf Stats
1. Wisconsin 1512
2. Iowa 1520
3. MICHIGAN 1534
4. Ohio State 1536
5. Purdue 1545
6 Minnesota 155°
7. Michigan State 1564
8. Illinois 1575
9. Northwestern 1602
10. Indiana 1611
Player Round Scores Total
Law 73-76-74-77 300
Micklow 73-81,-73-74 301
Uzelac 78-76-76-77 307
Schubeck 78-76-79-76 309
Kwasiborski 87-77-75-78 317
Keefe 80-82-76-81 319
1. Campbell, Purdue 290
2. Rubendail, Wisconsin 291
3. Katula, OSU 295
4. Forbes, Wisconsin 299
5. Liechty, Iowa 300
6. Law, Michigan 300
7. Carr, OSU 300
8. Hadley, Minnesota '301
9. Marschall, Iowa 301
10. Micklow, Michigan 301
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By The Associated Press
ANN ARBOR -- Matt Mann,
former Michigan swimming coach
and present mentor at the Univer-
sity of Oklahoma, has been added
to the Helms Hall of Fame for the
Mann, who. retired as coach of
Wolverine swimmers in June 1954,
earned all of the highest honors
that a lifetime of competition and
coaching can give-including that

by the clever Willie Hartack in a
stirring stretch duel with Mrs.
Adele L. Rand's Clem, yesterday
won the $62 400 Jersey Stakes in
the same anner he took the
Kentucky Derby, by a bobbing
nose at the wire.
Booted out in front by Hartack
almost from the start, Iron Liege,
who last week finished second to
Bold Ruler in the Preakness, gave
Calumet its second straight, and
third Jersey triumph.

Boros was named captain of the of coach of the United
Blue for next season. Olympic swimming team
won the 1952 world title.



western 5 2
IGAN 7 4
7 4
is 7 4
esota 6 5
ue 3 3
gan State 5 6
State 4 5
nsin 3 8
,na 3 10


* * *
'M' Leads
LANSING - Michigan sailed
into a slight lead in the first day
of action in the third annual Big
Ten regatta at Lake Lansing yes-
The Wolverine sailors picked up
50 points to Michigan State's 44.
Ohio State is third at 35 followed
by Wisconsin, the defending
champion, with 32.
. . *








Yesterday's Games
MICHIGAN at Michigan State
Iowa 1-1, Indiana 0-8
Illinois 2-1, Wisconsin 1-0
Ohio State at Minnesota (rain)
Northwestern at Purdue (rain)

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Pitchers, Doby, Fox Keep Sox in Front

Hand-Turned Fronts

of Ann Arbor in the past year.

(This Is the first in a series of two
articles, analyzing the top three
teams in each league.)
By ripping off a torrid ten out
of "twelve the Chicago White Sox
have regained the American
League lead, and at the moment
are free and clear, three games in
What are the reasons for the
White Sox stand? First there is
the hitting of little Nelly Fox, the
Sox second baseman, who is cur-
rently hitting at a .358 clip-which
s good enough to be the American
League's second leading hitter.
Going Easy
Larry Doby, the man who
couldn't produce the big hit con-
sistently for the Cleveland Indians,
has been finding the going very
easy, as he is second in the Ameri-
can League in runs batted in.
In the pitching department, the
Sox have three proven starters.
Billy Pierce leads the Chicago
hurlers with a 6-2 mark. Pierce is
recognized as one of the best
southpaws in the majors, and he
is the White Sox's "big man for
the important ball game."
Right behind him is Dick Dono-
van, with a 3-2 record and Jack
Harshman at 3-1. The big question
of course, in the mound configura-

tions of the team is can Jim Wil-
son win after June., Right now
Wilson is leading the American
League in the earned run average
department, with a figure of 1.06.
However, in past years Wilson
faded after a good start..
Timely Hitting
The Cleveland Indians are still
hanging on in second. Their pitch-
ing, which has been up to its
usual excellence against the bot-
tom four teams in the league plus
some timely hitting by Vic Wertz
at .337, and Rookie Roger Maris

before he was injured, have kept
the Indians in the running.
The New York Yankees are sit-
ting in a tie for second place with
the Indians. It is easy to see why
they have not made the predicted
runaway with the pennant. It can
be said in two words-Yogi Berra.
Berra, who is a notorious spring
hitter, has never done so badly
for so long. Right now he is hitting
at a .216 clip, and what is more,
he is not supplying that timely hit
as he has been doing for the past
few years.








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