SUNDAY, JULY 6, 1952
TH E MICHIGAN DAILY
Ilutchinson New Tiger Leader
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Relief Pitcher To Succeed
Red Rolfe; Bartell Fired
Ron Gora, 'M' Natator,
Makes Olympic Squad
pETROIT-P)-The last place
Detroit Tigers yesterday fired
Manager Red Rolfe and in a dra-
mtic, surprise move boosted re-
lief pitcher Fred Hutchinson, fi-
ery 32-year-old righthander, into
the managerial post.
President Walter O. (Spike)
Briggs, Jr., announced the dismis-
sal of Rolfe and Third-Base Coach
Dick Bartell at the conclusion of a
board of directors' meeting that
preceded last night's game with
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BUT THE appointment of Hut-
chinson, only Tiger hurler with a
winning percentage, came as a
Hutchinson hadn'tr figured
prominently in the pre-meeting
speculation. First Base Coach
Ted Lyons, former Chicago
White Sox pitcher and manager,
had been the original choice of
Briggs but Lyons turned down the
Hutchinson was appointed to fill
out the season but Briggs declined
to comment on whether he will be
retained next season.
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BRIGGS HOPES Hutch, recog-
nized as a scrappy competitor, can
fire up the dispirited Tigers and
lift them out of the cellar-a spot
where the Tigers never before fin-
Hutch, curly-haired .favorite
of Tiger fans and the American
League's player representative
to baseball Commissioner Ford
Frick's office, was in his 10th
season with the Tigers.
His appointment brought jubi-
lation in the Tiger clubhouse where
the team was dressing for last
night's game. But there was no
outward show of bitterness against
Vic Wertz, home-run clouting
rightfielder, told reporters: "The
players are all for the guy (Hut-
chinson). They couldn't have pick-
ed a better man. We'll play for
WHAT changes does Hutchin-
"Maybe one outfield spot. I'm1
going to play who I think will
win. I don't think we're a last
place ball club. Red (Rolfe) said
so and the players say so."
Will he continue to pitch?
"Sure." "What about putting
yourself on the starting pitcher
list?" A reporter wanted to know.
"That all depends. I think we've
got a good pitching staff; good
starters and good reliefers.
"I'm going to play a percentage
game, but I don't mean I won't
gamble now and then, if I think
it's worth the chance."
... at the Tiger helm
DETROIT-(11)-Dr. Cary Mid-
dlecoff fired three straight bir-
dies on the back nine yesterday
to grab a one stroke lead over Ted
Kroll at the three-quarter mark
of the $15,000 Motor City Open
Middlecoff used only 13 putts
on the second nine for a 31 after
an even par 36 over the par 72
Red Run Golf Club course. This
gave him a 13 under par 54-hole
total of 69-67-67-203.
KROLL, leader after the first
round and tied for top after the
second, slipped to a 39 on the back
nine after a 33 going out for a
71. His 54 hole total is 65-68-71-
Lloyd Mangrum, the defend-
ing champion, remained within
striking distance by firing a 37-
33-70 and a three-round total
Just one more stroke back was
Dick Mayer, 27-year-old St. Pet-
ersburg, Fla., pro with 68-65-73-
206. He had shared the lead with
Kroll at the halfway mark.
This big four stood out above
the rest of the 80-man field go-
ing into the final 18-hole round
By The Associated Press.
NEW YORK-Matt Mann, Uni-
versity of Michigan swimming
mentor and coach of the Ameri-
can Olympic natators, will defin-
itely have one Wolverine on his
squad in the person of Ron Gora.
Two others, Burwell "Bumpy"
Jones and Jim McKevitt, swim in
the finals of the 200-meter free
style this afternoon in a field call-
ed by Mann "the finest bunch ever
GORA, swift freshman who was
declared scholastically ineligible'
in the spring semester, finished
third behind Michigan State's'
and Ohio State's Dick Cleveland
H ~ajor League
(Not including last night's games)
W L Pet. GB
New York............44 28 .611 -
Chicago .............43 33 .566 3
Cleveland...........41 32 .562 3/2
Boston.............39 34 .534 51/
Washington ..........37 34 .521 6/
Philadelphia........30 36 .455 11
St. Louis...........32 43 .427 13%,
Detroit ..............23 49 .319 21
New York 3 Philadelphia 1
Chicago at Cleveland.
New York at Philadelphia (2)
St. Louis at Detroit
Boston at Washington.
in the 100 meter event Friday to
earn a berth on the Olympic team.
Scholes, in winning the race,
tied the Olympic record of :57.3
Jones set the pace for the seven
qualifiers in the 200-meter free
style with a 2:10.9 job.
IN ANOTHER series of glitter-
ing performances yesterday Amer-
ica's male swimmers bettered three
Olympic records in as many events
capped by young Yoshi Oyakawa's
sparkling victory in the finals of
the 100-meter backstroke.
The backstroke was the only
final run off in the second day
of the Olympic tryouts in the
Flushing Meadows pool and it
followed sterling performances
by Ford Konno in the 1500-meter
free style and Jerry Holan in
the 200-meter breaststroke. All
three are from Ohio State and
Oyakawa and Konno hail from
Oyakawa, the NCAA 200-yard
champion, was clocked in 1:05.7,
two-tenths of a second faster than
Adolph Kiefer's 1936 Olympic rec-
ord and only three-tenths of a
second slower than the American
long course standard set by Kiefer
12 years ago.
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