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Yankees Pound
Newhouser as

A LOST CAUSE, JIM: Co-Op Softball Furgol Takes Medalist Honors
Cleveland Takes Advantage of Title Won by In Tam O'Shanter Golf Tourney
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Chicago Lodo-e
Whips Colonial

Tigers Lose 9-7
NEW YORK, Aug. 22-(P)-Knock-
ing out Hal Newhouser, Detroit's ace
lefthander, with a six-run fifth in-
ning spree, the New York Yankees
outlasted a late Tiger rally today to
earn an even split in their four-
game series, winning the season's last
meeting of the two clubs in New
York, 9 to 7.
By thwarting Newhouser's bid for
his sixth straight pitching triumph
over the world champions, the Yank-
ees vaulted ahead of the Tigers into
third place.
Detroit, held in chick by Rookie
righthander Mel Queen for six in-
nings, during which they tagged him
for only two hits, broke loose for
three runs in the seventh and three
more in the eighth, with homers by
Dick Wakefield and Paul Richards,
but a 9-0 lead proved too much to
Ernie Bonham, Johnny Johnson
and Jim Turner toiled in turn on
the Yankee mound after the Tiger
home run outburst which chased
Queen but failed to deprive him of
his second victory.
Newhouser, batted out by the New
Yorkers the first time this year after
taming them five times in a row;
gave over to Walter (Boom-Boom)
Beck in the fifth and Beck handcuf-
fed the champs with three hits the
rest of the way.
Detroit .............000 000 331- 7
New York ..........021 060 00x- 9
Newhouser, Beck & Richards.
Queen, Bonham, Johnson, Turner
& Garbark.

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BOSTON, Aug. 22.-UP')- Cleve-
land defeated the Red Sox 5 to 3
today and the score might havebeen
much higher except that the Indians
left 13 men on bases.
Emmett O'Neill, the starting Bos-
ton hurler, was wild all the time he
worked. He walked seven men, threw
T two wild pitches and gave up ten
hits in six and one-third innings.
The Indians won the game in the
seventh frame.
With the score tied, O'Neill issued
his sixth and seventh walks to Lou
Boudreau and Roy Cullenbine. Ken!
Keltner, the next batter, slugged a!
long one that Bob Johnson grabbed
in circus fashion off the left field l
Jim Tabor's 12th home run of the
season gave the Sox their second run
in the fourth inning and they got
their other score in the sixth when
Doerr, who had walked, tallied on
Tabor's Double.
Cleveland ....011 001 200-5 11 2
Boston .......100 101 000-3 8 0
Gromek & Schleuter, Susce;
O'Neill, Woods &' Partee.
Giants Beat Cubs .. .
CHICAGO, Aug. 22 - (I) - New
York staggered through with a 9-8
edge over the Chicago Cubs today
when reliefer Rube Fischer fanned
Dewey Williams with two out and the
bases loaded in the last of the ninth
inning to clinch the season series for
the Giants 12 to 7 and move them to
within 112 games of the first division.
Ewald Pyle, who received credit for

his 6th victory, had a 9-2 edge at the
end of five innings.
New York ....302 040 000- 9 11 0
Chicago......001 011 041- 8 10 5
Pyle, Voiselle, Fischer & Lombardi.
Wyse, Erickson, Stewart, Derring-
er & Will iams

In the game to decide the cham-
pionship of the Inter-Cooperative
League, Robert Owen House defeated
Michigan House, 10-9, last Sunday
at Riverside Park.

$aV, It was a free hitting contest stud-
ded with errors and bases on balls.
A t l tics et Sox"Owen House assumed the lead in the
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22-4)- top half of the first inning by scoring
Russ Christopher pitched his seventh ree runs. They gradually built up
.s Cthe margin until they had a 10-5
straight victory and his 11th of the lead going into the bottom half of
year today as the Philadelphia Ath- tIhe last inning.
letics defeated the Chicago White
Sox, 5-1. The victory gave the A's All civilians interested in trying!
three wins in the four-game series. out for the Michigan basketball
Chicago ......001 000 000- 1 1 1 team should report to Coach Bill
Philadelphia ..301 100 00x- 5 8 0 Barclay this afternoon at the I-M.
Humphries & Tresh. Building.
Christopher & Hayes.

CHICAGO, Aug. 22-P)--The chaff was separated from the wheat
today as 26 of 384 amateurs and 25 of 49 women, qualified for 72-hole
medal play finals in the two divisions of the Tam O'Shanter All-American
golf tournament.
Heaviest interest, however, centered in tomorrow's qualifying round for
215 professionals, with the 40 low scorers and 40 exempt stars survivingl
for the 72-hole race for golfdom's greatest prize list---$42.500 in war
bonds-which starts Thursday and runs through Sunday.
After yesterday's par-busting brigade of amateurs had finished their
chore with 22 scoring 75 or better, only two of today's 119 simon-purec
entrants could crack into the qualifying fold by coming within three I
strokes of par.
No one came within seven strokes of the brilliant 67 fired yesterday
by Detroit's public links star, Ed Furgol. Two Chicagoans, Louis Esposito1
with 74 and George Kinsman with 75, were the only ones to make the
grade today of the big group left over from yesterday's dawn-to-darkk
Polly Riley, blonde, 18-year-old stenographer from Fort Worth, Texas,
was the hot-shot of the feminine contingent as she led the way with a
41-38-79, one stroke ahead of 20-year-old Georgia Tainter, the brunette
flash from Fargo, N. D. Miss Riley, after losing four strokes to par goingv
out, scored three birdies coming home to cut one off even figures for thee
full route.

Chicago Lodge, of the Intramural
baseball league, snapped a three game
losing streak last night as they
trounced Colonial House 9-6.
With Jack Heller pitching a good
game and helping his own cause with
a homerun and a single, the boys
from 1530 Washtenaw staged a nine
run third inning which saw all the
action take place after two were out.
Featured in this inning were home
runs by Heller and Arnold Linden.
baum and four other base hits. Thus
the "Lodgers" swept to their second
victory over Colonial House this
season, the first game going to them
The outstanding play of the game
was a diving stop of a sharp ground-
er by Nick George, a newly converted

Jack Heller Pitches,
Bats Way to 9-6 Win


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