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SATURDAY, AUG. 15, 1936

THEMICHIGANIDAILY

'AGE FrFTEEN

S A ' U I I A Y , A U G 1 5 ,-1-6- -- --- ---E E

The PRESS ANGLE,
By GEORGE J. ANDROS

(Continued from Page 13)

Swhat was to come in the final game
. .. Capt. Chelso Tamagno breaking
the ice from out-court with his semi-
underhand drop shots... Jake Town-
send and the Michigan Goliaths pil-
ing up 51 points while Chicago's
Haarlow, the Berwanger of basket-
ball, one-handed the Wolverines for
16 points . . . The overtime thriller
that nipped Iowa in the bud 31-27 .
The younger Townsend's 13 points
that held Indiana for a half as the
Hoosier's won again, 37-22 . . . The
two imposing wins over the Illini as
the Wolverines keyed for the Purdue
squabble . . . Kessler, Malaska, and
Young going berserk as Purdue's in-
dominatables downed Gee's left-
handed flips, Tamagno's presence of
mind and threatening long shots.
Rudness' devilish dogs and the Town-
sends all over the backboards as nine
thousand cage fans saw the Boiler-
makers eat awaya 30-15 lead to win,
40-38, with exhaustion stopping the
Wolverines.
Berger And Al
Berger Larson curve-balling the
ball club to a Conference title over
Iowa-Herman Fishman's Big League
nonchalance in waiting for his team-
mates to come from behind to beat
Michigan State 5-2 giving him his
eighth straight victory of the sea-
son . . . Long John Gee port-siding
them down the alley getting seven
wins to his credit . . . Vic Heyliger
coming through with hits when need-
ed . . . Steve Uricek clouting out the
long ones from his clean-up position
..The smoothly-working air-tight
outfield all season especially George
Rudness . . . Catcher Jablonski de-
serving his nickname of "Jabby" with
his incessant chatter from behind the
bat . . . The tag of "gas house gang"'
applied to the Wolverines by oppo-y
nents and umpires . .. And finishing
by electing Kim Williams captain for
'37.
Eight Ironmen
The first game of the second Min-
nesota hockey series . . . Michigan
winning, 2 to 1, with an eight-man
squad battling 14 Gophers includingt
three front lines . . . Vic Heyligerc
ruining the opponents' attack withc
his poke-checking ... Gib James smil-
ing as he worried the defense and
refusing to stay down after innu-
merable hard spills . .. Johnny Fa-
bello's first goal . . . Captain Larry
David and Bob Simpson a stonewall
at defense . . . Irv Shalek and Jack
Merrill fighting every minute.1
Wrestlers And Racquets t
Earl Thomas, Paul Cameron, Johni

Speicher and Harry (Tiny) Wright
combining to give Michigan a swell
wrestling team . . . Thomas placing
in the National Collegiate meet and
just missing a berth on the Olympic
team. Capt. Howie Kahn of the ten-
nis team . . . The smallest man ever
to lead a Michigan teami(How are
the pleats, Howie?) ... Miller Sher-
wood leading the Varsity netmen to
an unexpected third in the Confer-
ence meet.
More Ncdtional Titles
The golfers winning their fifth con-
secutive Big Ten title.. . Their second
straight National Collegiate cham-
pionship last June . . . Chuck Kocsis
taking the , Conference individual
crown for the second time . . . Woody
Malloy behind him again . . . Allen
Saunders, Bill Barclay, Larry David
and Al Karpinski . . . ex-captain
Johnny Fischer making the Walker
Cup team for the second time--and
Kocsis failing to get appointed . . .
strolling along . . . Horton Smith,
Lawson Little and Jimmy Thompson,
Foind in a bluebook at the Uni-
versity of Maryland (Baltimore) -
"Dear Professor: If you sell any of
these answers to the humor maga-
zines, remember I want my cut."

'Gas HLouse Gang'
Is Monic ker Given
To Scrappy Nine
By FRED DE LANO
Ray Fisher's hard hitting ball club
may technically be known as the
Michigan Wolverines, but to the rest
ofg the Big Ten they became
famed last season as a scrappy, um-
pire heckling miniature edition of
the "gas house gang," a "monicker"
that was first applied to the St. Louis
Cardinals.
They were first dubbed the "gas
house gang" at Illinois when they
treated the Illini fans to a real show-
ing of how umpires should be in-
formed of their mistakes.
They really hit their peak at North-
western, however, when Coach Fisher
led the parade of assault after several
obviously poor decisions. And any-
one who thinks Fisher is not one
of the best when it comes to umpire
heckling should devote an afternoon
to listening to the Michigan mentor
"ride the umps" when the decisions
are breaking against his charges.
More than a decade of umpire tongue
lashing in the major leagues saw to
Ray's becoming an expert in this field.
When the umpire calling them from
behind the plate at Northwestern bel-
lowed "strike" on a pitch to Steve
Uricek which even the fans admitted
was high, the entire Michigan team
rose to protest. Said the ump after
listening to their protests "sit down
Fisher, I've heard of you." "Yea?"
retorted the Michigan manager, "well
I've never heard of you."

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The basketball season of 1935-36
was the most successful since 1928,
with the team placing third in the
final conference standings. In spite
of the fact that three of the five reg-
ulars graduated with the senior class
Coach Cappon is optitnistic over the
chances of his boys on the court next

Townsend, Gee, and Smick.
However, the guard positions will
present more of a difficulty as the
two regulars will not be returning.
Herman Fishman of Detroit, who
played first string reserve through-
out last season appears slated to start
at one of the positions, while Dick
Long of Indiana proved to be the best

winter. of the yearlings and seems to h
Earl Townsend, half of the Town- edge over the remainder of th
send act, George Rudness, and -Cap- didates.
tam Tomagno have finished, leaving Coach Cappon appears certai
only John Townsend, All-Conference the squad will provide a strong
center, and Captain John Gee, the six fense but at the present the d
foot nine inch pivot man to carry on. appears to be of an unknown
While the freshman team did not tity.
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set, several boys developed into prom- Michigan basketball the team
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sion of the season, even to the point other side of the Rockies. Duri
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