THE MICHIGAN DAILY
WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 1953
To Fenway Park
Boston Star Plans To Get in Shape
To Be in Lineup for Last Six Weeks
KILL OR CURE:
Cleveland Hopes Ride on Yank Series
8 mm m
rine Corps yesterday ordered Ted
Williams back to Fenway Park,
and baseball's most celebrated citi-
zen set out for Boston to resume
his twice-interrupted career.
"I'm anxious to get back in the
lineup," Williams told a crowded
* * *
HE FLEW 38 combat missions in
Korea before returning to the
The 34-year-old Boston Red
Sox outfielder looked in the peak
of condition as he received his
deactivation orders from Ma-
rne Col. Kenneth B. Chapell.
Williams said he's rusty and that
he doesn't know when he'll return
to the lineup, but you got the idea
it won't be far off.
THE FORMER Capt. Williams
said he was driving to Boston and
would confer today with Joe Cro-
nin, general manager of the Red
"After all," he said, "I don't
even know if they want me or
The Marines released Williams
more than two months before the
date he was due to go off active
duty. That was because doctorsin
Korea decided an ear and nose ail-
ment rendered him useless as a
THE AILMENT isn't going to
hurt him as a baseball player.
Chances are Williams won't
get intothe Boston lineup as a
regular player for a couple of
weeks, but he should be ready
for heavy duty during the last
six weeks of the season.
Williams went into the Marines
in World War II, missing the 1943,
1944 and 1945 campaigns. He got
back in 1946.
NEW YORK -- (IP)--- Cleveland
Manager Al Lopez, stubbornly re-
fusing to concede the American
League pennant to New York, ac-
knowledged yesterday that the
three-game series with the Yan-
kees which started last night could
"kill or cure" the Indians' flutter-
ing flag aspirations.
"If we can sweep the three
games, our chances ofhcatching
the Yankees will be ellent," Lo-
pez said at a news conference.
LOPEZ has been pointing for
this series for nearly a week. As
early as last Thursday he an-
nounced that Early Wynn, Bob
Lemon, and Mike Garcia would be
thrown at the Yankees in the se-
In six straight victories over
the champions, those three Indi-
an pitchers won two each and
allowed just 12 runs.
"Baseball is a game," Lopez
said. "in which luck plays a big chances of overtaking the Yan-
part. The Yankees had all the kees, who lead them by eight;PoIaroid
luck when they beat us seven games. The fourth-place Cleve-
straight early in the season. Then landers must first by-pass Chicago
we became lucky and defeated and Boston who trail the Yankees
them six in succession. I y oenplho
them six in succession. I only hope .116 So.Univei
our luck continues." Of the Yankees' remaining 59
* games, only 25 are scheduled for-
THE ODDS appear to hang the road. Cleveland's closing sched- DA I LY CLASS I
heavily against the Indians' ule is exactly the opposite.
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Roberts Tops National League
Hurlers in Every Department
NEW YORK -- (A') - Robin
Roberts is trying on the National
League earned run crown for size,
and if he likes the fit he can be-
come the first Philadelphia Phil-
lies' pitcher to win the title in 36
Statistics compiled by The As-
sociated Press show the 26-year-
old righthander has allowed 56
earned runs in 221 innings for a
2.28 ERA, lowest in the league.
Figures include games through
* * *
NO PHILLIE hurler has captur-
ed earned run honors since the
immortal Grover Cleveland Alex-
ander accomplished the feat three
seasons in a row from 1915 to
Roberts tops the league in
just about every pitching de-
partment. He has the most vic-
tories, 17; the most innings
pitched, 221; 'the most complete
games, 24; the most strikeouts,
116, and the most shutouts,
Hoyt Wilhelm of the New York
Giants, last season's earned run
leader, is runnerup to Roberts
with a 2.34 mark. Warren Spahn
of the Milwaukee Braves ranks.
third with a 2.73 average.
VIRGIL TRUCKS, who was
traded from the St. Louis Browns
to the Chicago White Sox in mid-
June, is the, American League
earned run leader with a 2.50 av-
erage. The 34-year-old fireballer,
since joining the Pale Hose, has
won eight straight games without
a setback to bring his season's
record to 13-4.
He leads the league in shut-
outs with five and is second in
strike-outs with 101.
Cleveland's Bob Lemon trails
Trucks in the earned run listings
with 2.66. Ed Lopat of the Yanks
holds down third with 2.74.
Mae Murray Sets
Golf Course Mark
CINCINNATI - tom)- Petite
Mae Murray of Rutland, Vt., put
on the main show yesterday as 16
of the nation's top golfers ad-
vanced through the first round of
match play in the Women's West-
ern Amateur Tournament.
Miss Murray, a former Curtis
cupper, practically tore the Cam-
argo Country Club's 6,523-yard
course apart as she fired a five-
under-par 70 to whip Mrs. Dor-
othyGermain Porter of Haver-
town, Pa., 2 up.
It was a women's competition
course record for Camargo and
Bill Jackson,rthe home pro, called
it "one of the greatest rounds of
competitive golf ever put on by
a woman anywhere in the world."
"Men's par here is 70," Jackson
said, "and we get ,very few men,
including the best, who can shoot
it with any regularity,"
beginning promptly at 9 A.M. TODAY
suits, sportcoats, shirts, sport 'shirts, beachwear
pajamas, ties, underwear,
are all on the list of reduced items.
BARGAIN DAY SPECIALS
CLOTHING and FURNISHINGS
The selected groups of clothing and furnishings offered for sale are from
our regular stock of the finest imported and domestic merchandise. We
urge you to shop early to avail yourself of the maximum selection.
with short sleeves
$2.95 now $1.95-
$3.95 now $2.63
$4.95 now $3.3-
$5.95 now $3.95
* A large assortment in summer-weight
fabricsincluding striped, check or plaid cot-
tons, figured cotton lawns, printed rayon,
rayon-and-cotton linen weaves and white
Men's Satin Stripe
good quality, cut
1 7x 17, French hems
Bargain Days Special
Today's Best Bargain
Anklet length in plain color nylons,
lisle, fancy argyles, wools, etc. Plen-
ty for the boy in school. All will
be priced at 1/2 off.
*Original Price Tags Remain
Deduct 20% at Time of Purchase
You know the kind of clothes we're famous for! So here's your chance to get top qual-
.4.. ity at sizeable savings. Year 'round suits, yes, even topcoats. Look ahead and buy now.
Selected Groups of
Summer Suits... Regular Weight Suits
Sport Coats... Topcoats.
1/q TO 2 OFF
Selected Groups of
Dress.Shirts.... Handmade Neckwear
Sportshirts ... Pajamas... Hose... Sweaters
Light Blue and Charcoal
Famous Name Shirts
FOR BUSINESS WEAR
Colored Cotton Broadclothm
(Usually $3.95 or $4.50)'
A linted number of white shirts included
This sale includes all remaining
Summer Slacks and year 'round
Slacks. Flannels, gabardines,
GET SEVERAL PAIR NOW
Summer weight cottons
weaves with low slope
long or short sleeves.
Walking Shorts... Robes .
1/4 TO 1/2 OFF
Sizes A, B, C and D
in Broadcloths, rayons,
(Once a year savings)
Jontzen, McGregor, B.V.D.
Plain colors and boxer model trunks
in tattersall cottons or cotton plaids.
Clothing Store will be closed
August 3rd thru 15th
Shoe Store open as usual,
SUMMER SHOES CASUAL SHOES DRESS OXFORDS
(Smoked Elks, Tans, Beige)
Nylon Mesh and Lace Oxfords $8.95 to $10.95 $7.95 to $12.95
$8.95 to $1 1.95 Formerly $11.95 to $15.95
Formerly $12.95 to $15.95 KEDS, $4.95 Formerly $13.95 to $17.50
ALL SALES FINAL