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FIDAY, JULY 6, 1051

TIME MICHIGAN DAILY

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NBA Listing
Rates Louis
Next to Ez
Robinson Has No
Challenger at 165
WASHINGTON-(M)-Joe Louis,
old and tired though he may be,
still is rated as the only logical
contender for Ezzard Charles'
heavyweight tole.
The National Boxing Associa-
tion released its quarterly ratings
yesterday and they show the
standouts among the heavyweights
are few indeed.
For not only was the 37-year-
old' Louis the only one listed as a
logical- contender; the NBA also
rated only two fighters, Rex Layne
of Utah and the apparently in-
destructible Jersey Joe Walcott,
as deserving the description, "out-
standing boxers."
Sugar Ray Robinson, consider-
ed by many as the finest fighting
machine in the business today,
got an indirect vote of approval
from the NBA.
Robinson has polished off every-
one around, so much so that the
NBA could find no logical con-
tender for his middleweight title,
and had to go to England, Aus-
tralia and France to find boxers
worthy to be called "outstanding."
Heavyweight
Champion, Ezzard Charles, Ohio.
Logical contender, Joe Louis,
Michigan.'

Baseball's
Big Six

Yankees Win to Regain AL
Lead;Bosox Continue Drive
Braves Lose Bickford and Sain in 7-6 Win
Over Phillies; Pirates Lose Without Kiner

ENTRY LIST LARGE:
I-M Tournaments Slated for Next Week

Player and Club G AB
Musial, Cardinals 70 262
Robinson, Dodg'r 72 258
Ashburn, Phillies 73 304
Minoso, Wh. Sox 72 247
Fain, Athletics 72 266
Fox, White Sox 73 279

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59
56
48
67
34
53

H
96
94
109
86
90
92

Pct.
.366
.364
.359
.348
.346
.330

RUNS BATTED IN
American League
Williams, Red Sox..............
Robinson, White Sox............
Stephens, Red Sox..............
* * *
National League
Westlake, Cardinals.............
Snider, Dodgers................
Musial, Cardinals................
* * *
HOME RUNS
American League
Zernial, Athletics ................
Robinson, White Sox............
Williams, Red Sox...............
Stephens, Red Sox..............
Wertz, Tigers...................
National League
Hodges, Dodgers...............
Kiner, Pirates..................
Snider, Dodgers .................
Westlake, Cardinals.............

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58
59
55
54

DETROIT-(P)-Freddie Hutch-
inson, slender right hander of the
Detroit Tigers, whitewashed the
Chicago White Sox out of, first
place in the American League race
yesterday as he beat them handily
8-0 on a five hitter.
The loss cost the Chicagoans at
least temporarily the league lead-
ership they regained Wednesday
from the New York Yankees.
PAUL R I C H A R D S' amazing
Chicagoans had not been blanked
before this season but they never
had a chance against Hutchinson.
Only 34 men batted against
him and he set the ever-trying
White Sox down 1, 2, 3 in four
innings.
Only one Chicagoan got as far
as third base. That was Gus Niar-
hos, who reached first on Johnny
Lipon's boot in the second inning,
took second base on Chico Car-
rasquel's single and advanced to
third on a sacrifice.

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16
14
14
14
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18
18

Major League Standings

AMERICA

New York ....
Chicago ..
Boston .......
Cleveland ....
Detroit ......
Washington ..
Philadelphia
St. Louis .....
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W
45
46
44
41
33
28
28
21

N LEAGUE
L Pet.
26 .634
28 .622
! 29 .603
31 .569
35 ,485
43 .394
45 .384
49 .300
* *

GB
41
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Brooklyn .....
New York....
St. Louis .
Philadelphia. .
Cincinnati ...
Boston.......
Chicago.....
Pittsburgh ...
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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Light Heavyweight
Champion, Joe Maxim, Ohio.
Logical contenders, Archie
Moore, Missouri; Harry Matthews,
Washington; Bob Murphy, Cali-
fornia; Don Cockell, England, Bob
Satterfield, Illinois; Harold John-
son, Pennsylvania.
* * *
Middleweight
Champion, Ray Robinson, New
York.-
Logical .contender, none listed.
Welterweight
Champion, Kid Gavilan, Cuba.
Logical contenders, Billy Gr6-
ham, New York; Charles Humez,
France; Johnny Bratton, Illinois;
Eddie Thomas, England.
* s
Lightweight
Champion, Jimmy Carter, New
York. r
Logical contenders, Freddie
Dawson, Illinois; Art Aragon, Cali-
fornia; Joe Brown, Louisiana.
Featherweight
Champion, Sandy Saddler, New
York.
Logical contenders, Willie Pep,
Connecticut; Ray Famechon,
France.
* * *
Bantamweight
Champion, Vic Toweeel, South
Africa.
Logical contenders, Luis Romero,
Spain; Peter Keenan, Scotland.
* * *
Flyweight
Champion, Dado Marino, Ha-
waii.I
Logical contenders, Jean Sney-
ers, Belgium; Terry Allen, Eng-
land; Teddy Gardner, England.

YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
Detroit 8, Chicago 0.
New York 8, Washington 2 (N).
Boston 8, Philadelphia 3 (N).
(Only Games Scheduled).
* * *
TODAY'S GAMES
Cleveland at Detroit (Night)-Chak-
ales (3-2) vs. Gray (3-8).
Philadelphia at Washington (Night)
-Kelner (5-5) vs. Johnson (3-3).
New York at Boston (Night)-Lo-
pat (11-3) vs. Parnell (9-5).
Chicago at St. Louis (2-Twi-Night)
-Holcombe (6-4) and Judson (3-0).
vs. Starr (1-3) and Pillette (3-6) or
Garver (10-4).

YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
Boston 7, Philadelphia 6.
St. Louis 10, Chicago 2.
Cincinnati 4, Pittsburgh 0.
Brooklyn 8, New York 4 (N).
* * *
TODAY'S GAMES
Brooklyn at Philadelphia (Night)-
Erskine (7-8) or Roe (12-1) vs. Meyer
(5-6).
Boston at New York-Spahn (7-7)
vs. Jansen (10-6).
St. Louis at Pittsburgh (Night)--
Munger (3-3) vs. Dickson (10-7).
Cincinnati at Chicago-Perkowski (2
-3) vs. Minner (4-6).

INJURY HAMPERS:
Brougi Upset at Wimbledon;
Savitt, McGregor Vie Today

HUTCHINVSON gave up only
one walk while fanning three. The
White Sox didn't get the ball out
f the infield in the last three in-
nings as they were topping
Hutch's tantalizing stuff.
The Tigers' win, which gave
them the series two to one, was
charged against their old team-
mate Lou Kretlow. He was
touched for a single run in the
first and retired under fire dur-
ing the Tigers' seven run third
inning-one of the biggest scor-
ing sprees they have had this'
season.
The Boston Braves had two of
their top right-handed pitchers,
Vern Bickford and Johnny Sain,
sidelined with injuries while out-
battling the Philadelphia Phillies
for a 7-6 victory in 11 innings.
SID GORDON'S bases-loaded
single against Jim Konstanty, the
Fourth of the Philadelphia pitch-
ers, with none out provided th
winning counter.
Bickford was the Boston start-
er and was forced to retire with
a pulled muscle in his right
shoulder after the fourth inn-
ing. In the eighth, when the
Phillies pulled into a 6-6 tie
with a three-run rally, Sain in-
jured his pitching hand by de-
flecting G r a n n y Hamner's
grounder.
Sain managed to finish out the
inning, although his hand swelled
almost immediately. Both he and
Bickford will be idle for at least
a week.
HOWIE FOX scattered seven
hits and Lloyd Merriman and Dix-
ie Howell rapped out homers to
give the Cincinnati Reds a 4-0
shutout over the Pittsburgh Pi-
rates.
The setback ended a four-
game Buc win streak and kept
Pirate hurler Howie Pollet from*
achieving his 100th major lea-
gue victory. Howie also limited
the Reds to seven safeties dur-
ing eight innings he pitched
but the Merriman and Nowell
clouting did the damage.
Merriman hit his hmer in the
fifth with Howell aboard. Howell
hit the scoreboard in the seventh
with the bases empty. The other
Red run resulted from Virgil
Stallcup's triple. He scored on Ted
Kluszewski's long fly.
* * *
THE PIRATES played without
the services of home run slugger
Ralph Kiner who started a three-
day suspension for an argument
with the umpires over a close play
at first. Kiner didn't even come
to the ball park. Neither did many
fans. Official paid, attendance
dropped to "2,212, plus a Ladies
Day gathering of 1,542.
The St. Louis Cardinals blast-
ed four Chicago Cubs pitchers
for 14 hits, including five for
extra bases, and won, 10 to 2,
before a Ladies' Day crowd of
19,562.
Cliff Chambers of recent no-hit
fame, limited the Cubs to five hits
in his season's fifth victory
against eigth losses.
IN TWO DAYS, the Cardinals
have bombarded eight Cub pitch-
ers for 20 runs and 26 hits.
Leading the Cardinal attack
were Wally Westlake and Red
Schoendienst. Westlake doubled,
tripled and singled, Schoendienst
doubled once and singled twice.
The New York Yankees opened
up a half game lead on Chicago
in the American League race by
whipping Washington, 8-2, behind
Bob Kuzava's four-hitter.
Home runs by Ted Williams (his
15th) and Bobby Doerr (his 12th)
carried the Boston Red Sox to
their tenth straight 1951 victory
over the Philadelphia Athletics as

the third placers rolled to an 8 to
3 triumph. Williams' blow climaxed
a four run seventh inning rally
which sewed up Boston's wins.
Don Newcombe hung up win No.
12 as Brooklyn took a 711 game
lead over New York in the National
League race with an 8-4 victory
over the Giants. Gil Hodges hit
his 27th homer and Andy Pafko
his 17th in the sixth-inning out-
burst that knocked out Larry Jan-
sen.

TED WILLIAMS
. . . thumps one
Yanks Falter
In British
LinksDerby
Stranahan Has
2nd Straight 75
PORTRUSH, N. Ireland - () _
Max Faulkner, a debonair British
Ryder Cup player with a red-hot
putter, beat the chill, drizzling rain
home yesterday to carve out a two-
stroke lead in the British Open
Golf Championship after 36 holes
that knocked two of four Ameri-
cans out of the tournament.
Out early in the day before the
drizzle commenced soaking the
Royal Portrush course's rolling
dunes, Faulkner scrambled around
in the rough but capitalized on his
putting to post a two-under-par 70
for a two-round total of 141.
** *
ONLY ONE other player, Nor-;
man Sutton of England, was ahead
of par after two trips around the
layout. The little former profes-
sional soccer player also got a 70,
giving him a total of 143 at the
tournament's halfway mark, good
for second place.
Bobby Locke, the South Afri-
can seeking his third straight
British Open title, bagged a 74
for a 145 total.
Frank Stranahan, the Toledo,
Ohio, shotmaker who won the Bri-
tish Amateur crown in 1950, and
Chuck Rotar, who was a Canton,
Ohio, pro before heading for Ger-
many and duty with the U. S.
Army, were among 46 players who
qualified for the final 36 holes to-
morrow. Playing in the drizzle,
Stranahan got himself his second
straight 75 for a 150 total. Rotar
also matched his 76 of yesterday
for a total of 152.
The two Americans who fell by
the wayside were Art Clark of
Huntington, W. Va., and Al Zim-
merman, the pro from Portland,
Ore. Zimmerman, who got an 81
yesterday, developed p u t t i n g
nerves the second day, ,too, and
shot an 83 for a total of 164.

$Although softball competition is
in full swing already, the full in-
tramural sports program for the
summer will shift into high next
week, as opening rounds begin in
five tournaments.
Two more leagues will also get
started next week, with play to
begin Tuesday in both basketball
and volleyball.
THE ALL-CAMPUS golf tourna-
ment gets under way tomorrow
.and Sunday, w it h qualifying
rounds for all participants.
Other tournaments slated for
next week are in tennis, paddle-
ball, badminton, handball, and
horseshoes. Forty-two men have
entered the tennis singles, and
competition is expected to be
spirited,
Entry lists in the other tourneys
show 20 vying in handball, 16 in
paddleball, 20 in badminton, and
15 in horseshoes.
* * *
ANOTHER tournament on tap
in the near future is a unique vent
for the summer session It's a
nine-hole faculty golf tournament,
designed to free harried professors
with other obligations after a short
period of play. Entries in the
match play tournament will be ac-
cepted up to July 16. Contestants
may enter by filing qualifying
scores at the clubhouse any time
before that date.
Entrants will be divided into
flights for the match play com-
.Burke Sizzles
In Canadian
Open Tourney'
TORONTO-(W)-Youthful Jack
Burke, Jr., of Houston, Tex., gave
par another terrific beating yes-
terday as he turned in his second
straight 66-six under par-to
zoom into the lead at the halfway
mark of the 72-hole Canadian
Open Golf Tournament.
Burke showed no fear of Missis-
saugua Golf Club's well trapped
course, made even trickier by a
Wednesday thunderstorm which
left the course well soaked today.
His slightly-terrific 132 zoomed
Burke into the lead, as Jim Fer-
rier of San Francisco and Aus-
tralia faltered badly. Fedrier
burned up the course with a 65
Wednesday to take the lead, but
ran into troubles yesterday and
settled for a par 72. That left him
five strokes behind Burke.
Fred Hawkins of El Paso stayed
right on the heels of fellow Texan
Burke, carding a 69 to go with his
opening day 66. That left him
trailing Burke by three strokes.
Burke never did worse than par
on any hole, despite the high winds
which lashed the soggy course.
That kind of shooting gave the
curly-haired Texan a favorite's
role with the tournament at the
halfway mark.

ST. LOUIS - (A) -- Flashy Bill
Veeck formally took over the St.
Louis Browns yesterday and an-
nounced he would retain Zach
Taylor manager-for a time, at
least.
At a late afternoon news con-
ference, Veeck also announced
that he was out to build a win-
ning ball team and that Negroes
would be given every opportunity
to qualify.
NEITHER the Browns nor the
St. Louis Cardinals now have Ne-
gro players. The Browns brought
up two - Henry Thompson and
Willard Brown - in 1947. Both
were released before the season
was over. The Redbirds have never
had a Negro in their lineup.
Displaying his usual good hu-
mor, Veeck attended the confer-
ence after signing the papers
putting the club in his hands.
He said a count showed he had
about 220,000 of the 275,000
shares of stock -- more than
enough to exercise his option.
Also at the conference were Bill
and Charley DeWitt, who con-
trolled the club until yesterday,
and several of Veeck's associates
in the present deal.
Veeck said that Rudy Schaffer,
who has been affiliated with him
since his baseball days in Milwau-
kee, would be the Brownies' gen-
eral manager.
"We have a couple of dollars
to spend and we're going to spend'
them," Veeck told reporters.
"Right now the club couldn't bat
its way out of a paper sack and
we're looking for anybody who
can carry a ball bat and handle
one."
Veeck said Taylor had done a
good job as manager but that he
had been handicapped by a lack
of good players. Here, the stunt
man of baseball admitted under
questioning that he was looking
around for someone who eventual-
ly might replace Taylor.
He was asked about Lou Boud-

reau, Joe Gordon and Charlie
Grimm. He said he would hay
to get Boston's permission even
to talk to Boudreau and he hasn't
sought that permission. He indi-
cated he had given Boudreau some
thought, however.
Gordon, Veeck said, is tied up
as manager on the West Coast, at
least for this season.
And Grimm, he added, is happy"
in Milwaukee,
Veeck brought up the subject of
Negro players after saying he ex-
pected to make some changes
within a week or 16 oays.
NCAA To Discuss
GridtV_-YProgram
CHICAGO-()-The executive
committee of the Nationa. Col-
legiateAthletic Association will
meet here today and tomorrow to
set dates and sites for the Asso-
ciation's meets and tournaments
for 1952.
At the same time the television
committee of the NCAA will dis-
cuss sponsorship of its proposed
controlled program of one Uni-
versity football game each week.

games scheduled twice a week for
each team. Eight teams have en-
tred the basketball league, with
four entries in volleyball.
* * *
IN SOFTBALL action yesterday,
Cy's Boy's came up with one of
the game's rare occurrences-a tri-
ple play. Dick Donnelly speared
a line drive, stepped on second,
and threw to J. T. White on first
to catch the runner there. Cy's
Boy's, with a team made up largely
of the younger coaches and men
from the physical education de-

with a well-played 12-3 conquest
of Fletcher Hall. Allen-Rumsey
was led by pitcher Cass Casanova
and Jack Refling, who turned in
a brilliant game afield.
Scores in yesterday's contests:
Theta Delta Chi 7, Theta Xi 5.
Sigma Chi 29, Zeta PI 7.
Royals 22, Michigan House 16.
Acacia 17, Phi Kappa Sigma
15.
Allen-Rumsey 12, Fletcher 3.
Chicago 23, Lloyd 4.
Adams 25, Wenley 6.
Cy's Boys 5, Air Force 1.

Veeek Takes Over Browns;
Will Retain Taylor at Helm

petition according to their quali- partment (White is an assistant
fying scores, thus insuring closer football coach), defeated A i r
competition. Force, 5-1.
Play in the volleyball and bas- Allen-Rumsey of the Wegt
ketball leagues will be at 4 and 5 Quad showed itself as the team
p.m. at the I.M. Building, with towatch in the dormitory league

STUDENT
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WIMBLEDON-( P)-Doris Hart,
the tall Florida girl who has been
runner-up for the women's title
five times here and at Forest Hills,
will have still another chance to
hit the tennis jackpot when she
faces youthful Shirley Fry of Ak-
ron, Ohio, in the finals of the All-
England Championships tomor-
row.
Storming the net at every op-
portunity, Doris gave Beverly Bak-
er of Santa Monica, Calif., a sound
shellacking, 6-3, 6-1, in their semi-
final match yesterday while Shir-
ley was dethroning Louise Brough
of Beverly Hills, Wimbledon cham-
pion for the past three years, 6-4,
6-2.
Miss Brough refused to alibi her
defeat, but the crowd of 15,000
in the center court realized that
her ailing right elbow-unbandag-
ed for the first time in a month-
was paining her each time she hit
the ball.
Miss Baker was totally unable to
cope with Miss -Hart's brilliant at-
tacking game and soft drop shots
and went down almost without a
struggle.
The last time the two finalists
met, in the French championships
just a month ago, Miss Fry car-
ried away the title in three sets.
Yesterday's program had barely

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ended when England's tennis fans
began lining up to buy center court
standing room for today's clash
between Dick Savitt of Orange,
N.J., and Ken McGregor of Aus-
tralia for the men's championship.
Two American teams will appear
in the supporting card of men's
doubles semi-finals. Budge Patty
of Los Angeles and Ham Richard-
son of Baton Rouge, La., were giv-
Summer hours for the Sports
Building pool will be 2-5:30
p.m. Monday through Satur-
day; 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, and
7:30-10 p.m. Friday (for coed
recreation). Faculty men only
may use the pool Monday
through Frilay from 11 a.m. -
1 p.m.
-Rod Grambeau
en a terrific battle before they won
their quarter-final match yester-
day from Lennart Bergelin and
Sven Davidson of Sweden, 1-6, 8-6,
6-3, 5-7, 7-5.
Today they face the crack Aus-
tralian combination of McGregor
and FrankSedgman, who advan-
ced by default over Giani Cucelli
and Marcello Del Bello of Italy.
Savitt and Gardnar Mulloy, who
won their quarter-final face Jaro-
slav Drobny of Egypt and Eric
Sturgess of South Africa, who
bounced Gottfried Von Cramm and
Ernest Bucholz of Germany, 6-3,
6-1, 6-3, yesterday.
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