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Red Sox Trounce Chisox
As Hughson Wins 18th
Contest Marks Hughson's Farewell for
Duration as He Enters Navy August 28
By The Associated Press
BOSTON, Aug. 9-Tex Hughson, aided by some lusty thumping by his
Red Sox mates, pitched his last big league ball game for the duration
today, defeating the rival White Hose of Chicago 9 to 1.
Tex, who goes into the Navy Aug. 28, helped himself to two hits, much
to the delight of 708 service men and 11,215 fans who paid their way into
Fenway park.
It was apparent that they all came to cheer on the tall, good natured
resident of Kyle, Texas, who became the first major leaguer to win 18
games this season,
When Hughson's name was announced in the lineup the crowd
When Tex poked a nice single his first time up, the crowd shrieked.
Then he got another single his second trip to the plate, and the
crowd yelled even louder and longer.
The noise reached its height when_

he came to the plate in the seventh
inning. He got a walk that time.
After Bobby Doerr made the last
putout of the game he ran to Tex,
handed him the ball and shook his
hand. Like small boys, the rest of
tehe Sox ran to congratulate him.
Tex, a modest guy with a boyish
grin, tipped his cap and ducked into
the dugout as the crowd stood and
whooped it up again. As one young-
ster, more courageous than the rest,
leaned far over the top of the dugout
his hand outstretched, Tex smiled
and shook it.
Then out he came again to be con-
gratulated by Rear Admiral Robert
A. Theobald, commandant of the first
naval district.
He finally managed to struggle in-
to the clubhouse.
"I sure wanted to win that one,"
said Tex. "Hey, did y'all see those
two hits."
The visitors collected but four hits
to the Red Sox' eleven.
Chicago......000 000 01--1 4 0
Bostoin......212 020 20x-9 11 2
Dietrich, Wade & Tresh; Hugh-
son & Wagner.

Adams House
Leads in LM.
"Cy" Adams House, in the intra-
mural baseball league, swept to their
fourth consecutive victory of the sea-
son Tuesday night as they trounced
White House 12-7, thus taking a full
two game lead over their closest
Colonial House lost their second
game of the year as an inspired
Elmwood nine defeated them 5-4.
Thus the standings show that "Cy"
Adams House is in first place with
a perfect record of four victories and
no losses. Colonial House, Elmwood
House and White House are dead-
locked for second place with identi-
cal records of two wins and a like
number of defeats.
Chicago Lodge is in fifth place
with one win and two losses, while
"1550" occupies the cellar with a
record of no victories in three at-
tempts. But the latter two teams
have not as yet met in their sched-
uled game,

SMayor League Standings ...

Tommy King
Is Chosen for
All-Star Team
Marine Corps To Say
If Star Cager Can Play
In Game for War Funds
Tommy King, stellar forward or
last winter's basketball squad, wil
represent Michigan as a member o
the 1944 College All-Star cage squac
which will tangle with the world'
prfessional champions Dec. 1 at Chi-
cago it was learnedtoday.
King was officially notified of hi
selection several days ago by Harr
D. Wilson, director of the annua
classic contest. Whether he will b
able to compete or not depends upon
the decision of his Marine Corps
commanding officer.
Wins Many Honors
King's choice for the coveted hon-
or came as a result of his outstand-
ing performance as a first-year man
in the Western Conference last seas-
on. Competing against the fines
cage talent the Mid-West had to of-
fer, King racked up enough points
to rank sixth in Big Ten scoring and
gain honorable mention rating at the
close of the campaign. His team-
mates voted him most valuable play-
er to top off a brilliant record.
The all-star game, played for the
benefit of the Wounded Service Men's
Fund, is to basketball what the an-
nual contest between the pick of
the college stars and the champs of
the National Professional football
league is to football. Every summer
the records are carefully gone over
and the most deserving collegiate
cagers are invited to join the select
squad in preparation for the dream
Get Free Trip
All competitors receive a trip to
Chicago with all expenses paid plus
a wrist watch as a memento of the
occasion. The team will convene in
the Windy City around Nov. 15, but
servicemen are given special dispen-
sation if furloughs can be arranged.
In the past, many stars in the Arm-
ed Forces have been allowed to ac-
cept the honor.
King came to the University via
the Marine Corps from East Lansing
High School and Michigan State Col-
lege. As a prep school star, he was
twice mentioned for second team All-
State honors and led the Lansing
area in scoring for two years run-
Derby Entry,
Yankee Maid
Wins Classic
GOSHEN, N. Y.-(P)-A. L. Derby's
Yankee Maid from Wichita, Kan.,
won the $35,000 Hambletonian in
straight heats, taking the second
mile in 2:04 after trotting the first
in 2:05.
Under the guidance of Henry
Thomas, Yankee Maid set all the
pace in the second mile and won by
four lengths from Will Cane's Enac.
Aaron F. Williams' Ruth's Day,
coupled in the betting with Enac,
closed fast to take third place.
The Maid was the odds-on-choice
of the crowd of some 15,000 in both
heats that netted her owner $1,846.42
C. W. Phellis' Emily Scott offered
the Kansas-owned filly an argument
for the first quarter-mile in the first
brush, but the daughter of Volomite
decided the issue in the second at
the first turn, when she took the lead.
She stepped the first quarter in 311/4
seconds, the half in 1:02/2 and the
three-quarters in 1:34.

Enac, driven by Harry Whitney,
challenged at the three-quarter pole,
but Thomas let out the reins and
The Maid moved on to an easy tri-
In the final summaries second
money went to Emily Scott with a
second in the first heat and fourth
in the final test.

League-Leading Browns
Heading for First Pennant
Team Composed of Only Average Players;
Sewell Does Excellent Managerial Work

Associated Press Correspondent
NEW YORK-Quick now, who
plays right field for the St. Louis
Browns? And left field? And catches?
. Sure, we don't think you knew
without calling in your vice presi-
dent in charge of research. Luke
Sewell knows because he has to scrib-
ble out the batting order. The guys
he puts out there in the field know,
presumably without glancing down
at their identification tags.
== But to the average fan the indivi-
dual members of the club are as an-
onymous as pebbles. The Browns
are the Browns, that's all, a team
., - devoid of personalities.
It has always been so. The Browns
were just another team filling out
an eight-team league. They had
some players who were just so darn-
ed good they rose above the nameless
roles of the other members of the
team. Players like George Sisler,
UR MEDALIST CHIPS TO GREEN--Sally Sessions, and Bo-Bo Newsom, for instance.
t honors in the qualifying round for the Women's But as a whole, a Brownie con-.
Golf Tournament, chips one toward the green at tract meant more or less obscurity,
Onwentsia course. The Muskegon, Mich., golfer and the fans came into the habit of
with a 74 for 18 holes. thinking of the club as a team and
--- ----- ~~-------- - not a collection of individuals.
This year most of the names are
LIES: familiar, chiefly because the owners
have been around here and there

took down medalist
Western Amateur+
Chicago Suburban
was one under par'

Defending Champion Wins in
Women's Golf Tournament



St. Louis .......63
Boston .........56
New York .......53
Chicago. ........ 50
*Cleveland ......51
*Philadelphia . ..47
*Washington . . .. 44
*Denotes playing



quite a while. But few of the names
are associated with the Browns as a
Bill Dickey or a Joe DiMaggio would
be associated with the Yankees, or a
Ted Williams with the Red Sox.
George McQuinn and Vernon Ste-
phens are the two we think of off
hand who . might come closest to
being recognized as , individual
Brownies. Most of the other names,
if you recognize them at all, you asso-
ciate with other clubs. Don Gutte-
ridge with the Cards, for example,
and Mike Kreevich with the White
But this bunch of baseball spooks
is out in front in the American
League race, which must prove some-
thing or other-That Sewell is do-
ing a bangup job as manager, for one
thing, and that the players are giv-
ing him everything they've got.
If they should come through to the
pennant, it will be just another proof
f that baseball primarily is a team
game. If it wasn't, the Brownies
wouldn't be where they are. Indivi-
dually they could be called journey-
men ball players.
It looks as though they might be
making the longest journey the club
has ever made.
The newly scheduled games cafi
for home-and-home engagements
with the University of Kentucky at
Lexington January 13 and East Lan-
sing February 5; Temple University
at Buffalo January 27, and Syracuse
University at Syracuse January 29.
Return games with Temple and 2yra-
cuse were booked also for the follow-
ing season, he said.


*St. Louis ......72
Cincinnati ......55
*Pittsburgh .....52
*New York ......50
Chicago ........46
Boston .........42
Brooklyn .......41
*Philadelphia . . .38
*Denotes playing

L Pet. GB
27 .727 -
44 .556 17
45 .536 19
52 .490 23 %
50 .479 24%1
58 .420 3012
62 .398 321/
58 .396 33
night game.

CHICAGO, Aug. 9.--(P)-Uncork-!
ing a sample of her famous pressure
shooting, defending champion Doro-
thy Germaincof Philadelphia rallied
to win six consecutive holes today
for a 5 and 3 victory over Jean Hop-
kins of Cleveland and gain the quar-
ter-final round of the women's west-
ern amateur golf tournament along
with such other favorites as medalist
Sally Sessions, Phyllis Otto and Bet-
ty Jean Rucker.
Miss Hopkins, who pulled *a major
upset yesterday in eliminating vet-
eran Ann Casey, held a 1-up lead at
the end of the first nine, only to see
her advantage melt as the eastern
star kindled a remarkable sub-par
Wins Six Straight
Miss Germain won the 10th and
11th with pars, the 12th with an1
eagle 3 after sticking a spoon shot
15 feet from the cup and ramming
in the putt, the 13th with a 7-foot
birdie putt after a fine recovery chip,
the 14th with a par and the 15th
with a bogey 5 after being trapped.
Miss Hopkins took a 6 on the 15t

by whacking her ball into two bunk-
Miss Germain will face 20-year-
old Betty Jean Rucker of Spokane,
Wash., tomorrow. The Stanford jun-
ior had the biggest victory margin of
the second round play in eliminating
Ruth More of Peoria, Ill., 6 and 5-
posting a two-under-par 36 on the
first nine and firing three birdies on
the last four holes.
Sessions Whips Wall
In the feature match of the day,
little Miss Sessions of Muskegon dis-
posed of her Michigan rival, Mary
Agnes Wall of Menominee, 1-up. The
match was squared four times, and
Miss Wall, a runner-up for the am-
ateur crown in 1941 and 1943, held
an advantage only once as her stub-
born little foe-wearing a jaunty
"jeep" hat-cruised along only four
over par for the 18 holes.
Miss Sessions tomorrow will meet
a 1941 western amateur semi-finalist,
Georgia Tainter of Fargo, N.D., who
was two under par in ousting Mar-
jorie Lindsay of Decatur, 1943 Illi-
nois state titlist, 4 and 2:

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State Lists Games . .
Athletic director Ralph H. Young an-
nounced today addition of four
basketball games to the Michigan
State College 1944-45 schedule, as
the Spartans return to intercollegiate
competition after a war-caused lay-

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night game.

DETROIT at Washington, night.
Cleveland at Philadelphia, night.
St. Louis 3, New York 2.
Boston 9, Chicago 1.
DETROIT at Washington, night.
Cleveland at Philadelphia.
St. Louis at New York.
Chicago at Boston.

Boston 9, Cincinnati 6.
Brooklyn 5, Chicago 2.
New York at Pittsburgh, night.
Philadelphia at St. Louis, night.
Brooklyn at Chicago.
New York at Pittsburgh.
Boston at Cincinnati, night.
Philadelphia at St. Louis, night.


Browns Defeat Yankees 3-2;
Keep Advantage over Boston

Cooney Signs with Toronto Maple Leafs
TORONTO, Aug. 9--(P)-Johnny Cooney, 42-year-old former major
leaguer, joined the Toronto Maple Leafs of the International League
yesterday. Cooney was released by the New York Yankees last week
after a brief stay following his discharge by the Brooklyn Dodgers.


NEW YORK, Aug. 9-(AP)-Al Za-
rilla's fifth home run of the year
with nobody on in the ninth inning
gave St. Louis Browns a 3-2 victory
over the New York Yankees today in
the opener of a four-game series
witnessed by- 18,074 paying custom-
ers. It was the largest week day
crowd of 1944 at Yankee stadium.
Reliefer Sig Jakucki, who finished
up after Bob Muncrief gave way to
a pinch hitter in the eighth, receiv-
ed- credit for his 10th victory and
Hank Borowy was charged with his
seventh setback.
St. Louis scored first in the fourth
when Don Gutteridge banked a 400-
foot triple off the wall in left center
and romped home on Mike Kree-
vich's infield single.
Nick Etten put the Yanks out in
front in the home half of the fourth
with his 12th homer into the right
field stands after Hershel Martin

It was the ninth straight victory
for the Browns and their thirteenth
triumph in their last 14 starters.
The Boston Red Sox defeated Chi-
cago today and remained six and a
half games behind the league-lead-
ing Browns.
St. Louis .....000 100 011- 3 7 0
New York ... .000 200 000- 2 7 0j
Muncrief, Jakucki & F. Mancusco,j
Turner; Borowy & Hemsley.
Dodgers Beat Cubs...
CHICAGO, Aug. 9-(iP)-Brooklyn
scored its first victory in the west
since May 20 here today when Curt
Davis hurled the Dodgers to a 5-2
nod over Chicago that spoiled the
homecoming of the ambitious Cubs.
Luis Olmo's two-run homer in the
fourth sent Hank Wyse down to his
10th defeat but the Brooks, paced by
Howie Schultz' three blows, climbed
on Japhet Lynn and 'Hy Vandenberg
for two more in the sixth and an-
other in the ninth.
The Cubs broke Davis' shutout on
successive singles by Don Dallessan-
dro, Andy Pafko and Don Johnson
in the seventh and put together three
more singles for a final tally in the
ninth as Davis came up with his
seventh triumph.
Brooklyn .....000 202 001- 5 10 0
Chicago ......000 000 101- 2 10 0
Davis & Owen; Lynn, Wyse, Mer-
ullo & Williams.
* * *
Braves Defeat Reds
CINCINNATI, Aug. 9-('P)--Bos-
ton's six-place Braves pounded two
Cincinnati hurlers for 12 hits today
and, bunching six runs in the third,
won handily over the runner-up
Reds, 9-6.
Lefty Arnold Carter started out

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Starts Today

GAMMA PHI BETA sorority pin lost
Friday. State street or vicinity.
Finder please call 22569. Reward.
LOST-A black knitting bag contain-
ing blue and white stripped knit-
ting and a few personal articles.
Libby Batlin, 24561.
JAPANESE SEAL about 1% by 3/81
x /4 inches with seal on end (like
American rubber stamp) lost in
University Library, Michigan
League, or Rackham Building.
Finder please phone 23884.
GENTLEMEN! Cool single rooms
block and half from campus. Why

..Jor af ew treasured hours !
There's precious cargo aboard our buses these days - young
fathers on last leaves-war-wounded going home-war workers
bound for the arsenals of Victory - all the thousands of active
Americans who must be kept on the move. They add up to far
more passengers than buses have ever carried before-in spite of
the serious shortage of equipment and manpower. Our "task force


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