THE MICHIJGAN DAILY
Pro Basketball Loops Join
Forces in 18-Team League
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Cards Blank Braves, Retain Lead
NEW YORK-(IP)-The cold and
costly war between the National
Basketball League and the Bas-
ketball Association of America
ended yesterday with the merging
of the two circuits into an 18-
club organization to be known as
the National Basketball Associa-
Four representatives of each
league smoked the peace pipe at
the meeting which culminated a
three-year effort to reach some
sort of an agreement for the fi-
nancial protection of all concern-
* * *
ASIDE FROM the selection of
the teams for the amalgamated
loop and the choice of officers,
most of the major business was
set over to a meeting to be held
in Chicago Aug. 11, at which each
club will be represented.
Maurice Podoloff of New Ha-
ven, Conn., president of the
BAA, was chosen president of
the new league, and Ike Duffey,
prexy of the National League,
was named Chairman of the
Board of Governors. Duffey is
owner of the Anderson, Ind.,
The new setup:
BOSTON, New York, Philadel-
phia, Baltimore, Washington, Ro-
chester, Chicago, Indianapolis, Ft.
Wayne, St. Louis, Minneapolis,
Syracuse, Anderson, Sheboygan,
the Tri-Cities (Moline, Rock Is-
land and Davenport), Denver, Mil-
waukee and Waterloo.
The first 11 clubs named were
members of the BAA last sea-
son. Providence was dropped,
as were Dayton and Hammond
of the NBL. The Oshkosh fran-
chise was taken over by Mil-
The BAA was represented yes-
terday by Podoloff, Ned Irish, ex-
ecutive vice president of Madison
Square Garden and owner of the
New York Knickerbockers; Walter
Brown, head of the Boston Gar-
den and owner of the Celtics, and
Eddie Gottlieb, coach of the Phil-
* * *
REPRESENTING the National
League were Duffey, George Fer-
ris, owner of the Moline club and
vice president of the NBL.; Ray
Brooks of North Manchester, Ind.,
counsel of the NBL.; and Dr. Char-
les Armington, vice president of
the Anderson club.
Ferris, Duffey and Podoloff
were named as a committee to
settle any controversies over
college players who have been
sought by teams of both leagues
and who are not yet signed.
Headquarters of the league will
be in New York, with Walter Ken-
nedy, who held the similar post
with the BAA, handling public re-
Maj r League
W. L. Pct.
St. Louis ......60 38 .612
Brooklyn......59 38 .608
New York .....52 46 .531.
Boston........52 48 '520
Philadelphia ...50 49 .505
Pittsburgh .....45 52 .464
Cincinnati .....40 58 .408
Chicago........36 65 .356
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NEW YORK - The New York
Yankees blew a 4-0 lead yesterday
but rallied for three runs in the
eighth inning to come from be-
hind and defeat the Detroit Tigers
Cliff Mapes, a part-time out-
fielder, delivered the winning
blow, a clutch single to center
that brought in Joe DiMaggio and
Bobby Brown with the winning
runs. The hit came off Virgil
Trucks, who had just replaced
loser Marvin Grissom on the
mound for Detroit.
Tommy Henrich, who earlier
had hit his 18th home run and
a double, began the winning
rally with another two-bagger,
a fly ball that fell at the feet
of rightfielder. Vic Wertz. After
Yogi Berra had fouled out, Di-
Maggio singled to bring in Hen-
rich with the run that made it
Brown sent Joe to third with
a right field foul line double. That
finished Grissom and brought in
The Yankees got their other
runs on Berra's home run in
the first and the catcher's two-
run single in the sixth. Held'
scoreless for six innings by
Tommy Byrne, the Tigers final-
ly got to their old nemesis for
a single tally in the seventh.
Hoot Evers singled with one out,
moved to second on a walk to
Johnny Lipon and scored when
pinch hitter Pat Mullin singled to
right. The Bengals, finally draw-
ing blood, chased the erratic
southpaw to the showers in the
eighth with four more.
Dodgers 10, Pirates 5
PITTSBURGH - Duke Snider
batted in five runs yesterday with
a single, double and his 16th home
run of the season to lead the
Brooklyn Dodgers to a 10-5 victory
over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Carl Erskine, freshman right-
hander, who rejoined the Dodg-
ers in mid-season, recorded his
first victory, limiting the Pirates
to six hits.
Pete Castiglione, Pirate third
baseman, hit his fourth homer of
the year in the seventh. It came
with two abroad.
Elmer Riddlew as charged with
his eighth loss. He has won but
* * *
Red Sox 9, Browns 3
BOSTON-Ellis Kinder set a
new 1949 high for Red Sox pitch-
ers yesterday by striking out 14
batters as he paced the Boston
American Leaguers to a 9-3 tri-
umph over the last place St. Louis
The Boston right hander, who
recorded his 12th victory of the
season against five defeats, was
aided to victory over his former
team by two explosive innings.
The Sox batted around for four
tallies in the sixth, three of them
scoring on Bobby Doerr's 13th
homer of the campaign.
They batted around again in
the seventh for their other five
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Reds 2, Phillies 0
CINCINNATI - Ken Raffens-
berger held Philadelphia to two
hits yesterday as the Cincinnati
Reds downed the Phils, 2 to 0.
It was the veteran southpaw's
fifth shutout of the season and
his eleventh win against as
Robin Roberts was the losing
pitcher. He allowed eight hits
as he evened up his record at
Danny Litwhiler's 383 foot home
run in the fourth inning gave the
Reds their first marker. The locals
counted again in the eighth on
Grady Hatton's single, a sacrifice
and Johnny Wyrostek's safety.
* * *
Giants 4, Cubs I
CHICAGO-Held hitless through
the first six innings, the New York
Giants came on with a rush in
the closing frames yesterday to
knock young Bob Rush out of the
box and defeat the Chicago Cubs,
4-1, for their sixth straight vic-
Lefty Dave Koslo pitched a five-
hitter to register his seventh tri-
umph. He lost his shutout bid in
the sixth when Hal Jeffcoat doub-
led with two out and scored on a
single by Herman Reich.
Only a third inning walk to
Koslo marred an otherwise per-
feet performance by Rush for
six innings. In the seventh, how-
ever, Whitey Lockman opened
with a single and advanced to
third on walks to Johnny Mize
and Willard Marshall. Sid Gor-
don then singled to drive in
Lockman and Mize.
After Ray Mueller singled to
open the eighth, Rush complained
of a lame shoulder and was re-
placed by Warren Hacker. Koslo
doubled Mueller home and count-
ed himself on singles by Henry
Thompson and Lockman.
* * *
Cards 7, Braves 0
ST. LOUIS - Howard Pollet
hurled his fourth shutout and
fourteenth victory of the season
as the St. Louis Cardinals held on
to first place in the National
League race with a 7 to 0 vic-
tory over the Boston Braves last
* * *
A's 3, White Sox 2
PHILADELPHIA - Rookie first
baseman Hank Biasatti's first hit
of the season paved the way for
the Philadelphia Athletics 3-2
victory over Chicago last night.
Biasatti's eighth inning double
with two out followed Wally
Moses' single and when right field-
er Dave Philley booted the ball,
Moses scored with the winning
Biasatti, who took over for
Ferris Fain three days ago when
the regular first sacker was
forced to the sidelines by a min-
or operation, had gone hitless
in 17 previous batting chances
before he belted his two-bagger
off Bill Wight.
ATTENTION ST. LOUIS:
Shotten Confident Bums
Are Pennant-Bound Club
PTTTSBURGH-(4P-The cur- "IT'S BEEN the whole team
rent pennant surge of the Brook- he declared. "They're all grea
lyn Dodgers is no surprise to mild-
mannered Burt Shotton. The Dodgers think a lot o
"I just have a good ball club," their manager, too. Shotton too
the 65-year-old Dodger manager over the club on July 16, of las
declared yesterday. "I have boys year when Leo Durocher trans
that can do things. They can hit ferred to the New York Giant
and run and field. Those are the "We love playing for Shotton
things that count." declared Jackie Robinson, who
* * * leading both leagues in batti
IIIS BALL CLUB echoes Shot- and base stealing. "We think w
ton's quiet confidence. They feel win a pennant for him."
they are pennant-bound but there * * *
is no evidence of tension or strain. RALPH BRANCA, the Dodg
The Dodgers rolled over the mound ace with a record of
Pittsburgh Pirates in the first wins and 3 losses, is another Sh(
three games of their four-game ton enthusiast.
series and made it look easy. "Burt is the type that pushe
Ralph Branca pitched a 9-0 you along," Branca said.
shutout Monday night, Rex Bar- If the Dodgers cop the flag
ney yielded five hits in downing will be the second in three
the Buccos 5-2 Tuesday night won by the sco rnyth oklye
and Carl Erskine tamed the Pi- won by the scholarly-looke
rates 10-5 yesterday. Shotton. He led the Brooklyn tea
to a pennant in 1947 after he to
Shotton, declines to credit any over for the suspended Duroch
one player for the team's success. at the start of the season.
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and is open to the public.
Rackham Galleries, east gallery.
Paintings by Willard MacGregor.
Visiting Professor of Piano, School
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Architecture Building: Exhibit
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city planning. (June 9-August 13).
Museum of Archaeology: An-
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Olements Library: Unique Can-
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Opera: Puccini's "La Boheme"
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box office-open from 10 a.m. to
There will be a meeting of the
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Methodist Church Student Lounge.
The main item of business will be
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