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PAGE TWO

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

TUESDAY, JULY 2, 1940

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Newsom Holds Chicago Nine
To Give Tigers 3-1 Victory

Player Hurt In Baseball Collision

Softball

Series

To Open Today
At Fe~rr F'ild

Picking Of Squad For All-Star
Contest Presents No Easy Task

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Eleventh Consecutive Win
Credited To Ace Hurler ;
Sox Limited To Six Hits
DETROIT, July 1. --(A)- Louis
(Buck) Newsom won his eleventh
consecutive pitching victory today,
holding Chicago White Sox batters
to six hits and fanning seven as the
Detroit Tigers won a 3-1 decision.
The big right-hander has not been
charged with a mound defeat since
the opening game of the season.
Except in the fourth inning when
the Sox scored their only run, New-
som did not permit a single runiner
to pass.second base. He issued only
one base on baps.
Even the one Chicago run would
not have scored except for an error
by Dick Bartell, Detroit shortstop.
After Mike Kreevich doubled, New-
som picked him off base with a
throw 'to Bartell who tagged the run-
ner but dropped the ball. Kreevich
moved to third on a sacrifice and
scored when Moose Solters singled.
John Duncan Rigney pitched seven
innings for Chicago and limited the
Tigers to four hits, but he walked
four batters and was charged with
all the Detroit runs. Pete Appleton
finished, after Rigney gave way to
a pinch hitter.
Hank Greenberg batted in De-
troit's first run in the first inning,
his double scoring Charlie Gehringer
who walked.
Gehringer tripled in the sixth and
scored as Eric McNair fumbled
Greenberg's grounder. A wild pitch
sent Greenberg to second; he took
third on a sacrifice and scored when
Red Kress lifted a fly to center.
Kress replaced Frank Metha at
third base for Detroit today when
Pinky Higgins was forced to postpone
his return to the lineup. Higgins,

In The Majors
(By The Associated Press)

AMERICAN

Cleveland ........
Detroit.........
Boston.........
New York.......
St. Louis.......
Chicago ..........
Philadelphia.....
Washington......

LEAGUE
W L
42 26
39 25
36 27
33 32
31 37
28 35
25 38
27 42

Pet.
.627
.609
.571
.508
.456
.444
.397
.391

Monday's Results:
Detroit 3, Chicago 1
Philadelphia. 9, Boston 1
New York 8 Washington 4
St. Louis 2, Cleveland 1 (Night)

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c7,_ u lu NEW YORK, July 1.-(P)--If any-
body thinks it was difficult to pick
Intramural Department the 25-man squads for baseball's big
All-Star game at St. Louis a week
Will Schedule Games; from tomorrow, just consider the
Registration Still Open job of harrowing these crews down
to two starting lineups.
Practice softball games under the Last year Joe McCarthy, piloting
the American Leaguers, made the
direction of the Intramural Sports thing easy by starting six of his
Department will be held at 4:15 p.m. cwn New York Yankees and Bill Mc-
today in South Ferry Field. Kechnie countered with five of his
Students wishing to play softball Cincinnati Reds.
who have not as yet been placed on But McKechnie and Joe Cronin
who haegnaoteas yet een ped con have different problems this year.
any regular teams are urged to come There still will be seven of the world
out and form their own squads The capo ake nteAeia
regular season's games will be played championquadnb o eyth erican
at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thurs- head and shoulders above their ri-
days beginning July 9. vals this time and they won't be play-
Anyone wishing to join any of the ing for their own manager.
clubs already in existence are asked As a matter of fact the squads
to call the manageir as soon as pos- appar more evenly balanced within
sible. j themselves than they do against each
The following games will be played. themsee the dmergan eau
The names of the managers and their t , where the American League
telephone numbers accompany each again will have an advantage both
4.__ . 1in the batting and pitching records.

vious choice for the first base assign-
ment.
Cronin will have his- own outfield
available, but likely will find a spot
for Joe DiMaggio of the Yankees.
Ted Williams and Lou Finney of the
Red Sox probably will round out the
outer patrol.

NATIONAL
Cincinnati.......
Brooklyn........
New York ........
Chicago ............
Pittsburgh ........
St. Louis.......
Boston.........
Philadelphia.....

LEAGUE
W L
41 22
39 21
38 22
34 34
25 34
25 34
20 36
21 40

Pet.
.651
.650
.633
.500
.424
.424
.357
.344

Monday's Results:
New York 7, Boston 1
Brooklyn 4, Philadelphia 3
Pittsburgh 4, Chicago 3 (10 innings)
St. Louis 3, Cincinnati 2.
out of the recent series at St. Louis
with a swelling of neck glands, re-
ported the swelling had settled in
his legs.
Billy Sullivan caught Newsom's
fine pitching effort, as Birdie Teb-
betts had the black eye he received
in a St. Louis fracas with formed
Tigr Vernon Kennedy, remained out
of the lineup. The game. was the
first of a series of three with the
Sox here.

Lanky Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder, is shown here
under a hospital X-ray machine for examination of injuries received
in the first game of a double-header at Cleveland. Williams collided
with a teammate while chasing a fly ball and suffered a concussion.
Galento, Baer Ready For Battle

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JERSEY CITY, N. J., July 1-(k')-
The case of the gashed chin, the
final daffiest touch to an already
hilarious set-up, was more or less
cleared up today, and it appeared
only the constabulary could prevent
Tony Galento and Max Baer from
keeping their fistic date in the local
park tomorrow at 9 p.m. (E.S.T.).
A beer glass, thrown by Tony's
brother, picked out Tony's chin in
Galento's "soft-drink emporium" in
Orange last night, and the results
threatened for a time to force a post-
ponement of the "Battle of the
Bums." The glass sliced Tony's chin
for about an inch, right where his
dimple would be if he had a dimple.
A couple of doctors looked it over

today however, and reported to State
Boxing Commissioner, Abe J. Greene,
that if the sliced chin was the only
cut Tony received in there tomorrow
from the playboy of the Pacific, he
needn't worry. So, Green asked Pro-
motor Mike Jacobs and Herman Tay-
lor, one of Two-Ton's managers, how
they felt about it. All hands, includ-
ing Tony, decided the "minor abra-
sion" was not serious enough to keep
this epic from an eager public.
An interesting sidelight on the
episode came to light with more
thorough investigation. It seems To-
ny made a slight mistake, during an
argument with his brother, Russell,
by placing the glass on the bar be-
tween them.

team:
Tigers (Waters-4494) vs. Wolver-
ines (Michelson-5156); Faculty (Litz-
enberg-2-3648) vs. Blitzers (Parker-
8784); Trojans (Lancaster-6665) vs.
The Old Men (Dunn-6674); Eski-
mos (Campbell) vs. Psi Upsilon (Bis-
bee-2-4509); Currisculum Workshop
(Bosch-7779) vs. Physics (Morris-
6-9430); Super Dupers (Kaler-8195)
vs. Buckeyes (Saltis-2-2610) ; Chem-
istry (Brenner-9147) vs. Reds (Cun-
ningham-6768).
Brooklyn Downs
Ph .ladel phia, 4®3
PHILADELPHIA, Juiy 1.-()-
The Brooklyn Dodgers pushed their
way to a 4 to 3 triumph over the
Phillies today in a sloppy session
that was decided principally through
a three-run first inning assault on
Hugh Mulcahy. Brooklyn m oved up
half a game behind Cincinnati's Na-
tional League leaders.
The Dodgers were outhit, 8-7, but
in that big first inning Cookie Lava-
getto walked, Dixie Walker doubled,
Joe Medwick tripled and scored on
a wild pitch.
Brooklyn's other run crossed the
plate in the fourth on one of two
errors by Bobby Bragan.

Cronin might ease his burden by
leading off with the nucleus of the
first-place Cleveland Indians. He is
certainly expected to name Bob Fel-
ler as his starting pitcher. This
wouldslogically lead topthe selection
of Rollie Hemsley to catch.
He might likewise try for smooth-
ness in his infield by using Ray Mack
at second, Lou Boudreau at short
and Ken Keltner at third, all from
the Indians. Jimmie Foxx is an ob-
Daily at 2-4-7-9 P.M.
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with
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Coming July 4th
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