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May 24, 1958 - Image 2

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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Diamondmen Lose

Chamberlain Quits KU
T o Organize Cage Tour
NEW YORK (M)-Wilt The Stilt
Chamberlain, one of the most pub- "hurting my chances of ever de-
licized basketball players of the veloping into a successful profes-
generation, announced yesterday sional player."
he was quitting the University of The seven-foot All-America star
Kansas to launch a 160-game from Philadelphia, in a copyright-
barnstorming tour. ed signed article in Look Magazine,
At the same time, he levelled a said he planned to organizetwo
blast at the brand of basketball 10-man squads, one of Negro play-
played at Kansas, saying it was ers, and one of whites, for the tour.
"We'll play 160 games, begin-
ning in South America very soon
Russia Offers and' continuing the next basketball
season through the United States,'
NI" he added. "This tour will give me
Net I v Ltalloi1 the competition I need to get ready
for the pro league."
Russia said yesterday it wants Few other details were given of
the best 10 players atWimbledon the proposed campaign.. Chamber-
this year to appear in a Moscow lain said the tour would be man-
tennis meet soon after the British aged by Bill Leuchner and that
tennis tournament. Leuchner believed it could gross
Moscow-radio broadcast the in- $250,000.
vitation, adding modestly the So- He said the squads would be
viet Union, "does not hope to win" made up of "real good players I
in the Wimbledon junior cham- know of, who never got a chance
pionships next month. Russia has to play in college or who couldn't
two entries. quite make the pro grade."
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A'ajor League
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AMERICAN LEAGUE
W - L Pct.
New York 23 5 .821
Cleveland 18 17 .514
Boston 17 17 .500
Kansas City 14 15 .483
Baltimore 14 15 .483,
Washington 14 18 .438
Chicago 13 18 .419
Detroit 13 21 .438
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
Cleveland 2, washington,
New York 8, Detroit 1
Chicago 1, Baltimore 0
Boston 9, Kansas City 1
TODAY'S GAMES
Washington at Cleveland'
Baltimore at Chicago
New York at Detroit
Boston at Kansas City
NATIONAL LEAGUE
W, L Pct.
San Francisco 24 12 .667
Milwaukee 19 12 .613
Pittsburgh 19 15 .559
Chicago 18 19 .486
Philadelphia 15 19 .441
St. Louis 14 18 .437
Cincinnati 1217 .414
Los Angeles 13 22 .3717
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
San Francisco' 5, Milwaukee 3
Chicago 11, Philadelphia'4
Pittsburgh 3, St. Louis 2
Cincinnati 4, Los Angeles I
TODAY'S. GAMES
Los Angeles at Cincinnati
San Francisco at Milwaukee

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