AY, AUGUST 3, 1955
THE MICHIGAN" DAILY
~Y, AUGUST 3,1955 TIlE MICHiGAN DAILY
Yanks in on Collins 'Homer in 10th
Chisox Edge Boston to Keep AL Lead;
Tigers Beat Nats in 34-Hit Slugfest
Argentine Swimmer Fails
In Record Swim Attem pt
Hauled Unconscious From Mississippi
After More Than 65 Hours in Water
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK - Joe Collins belt-
ed his second home run of the
game with one out in the 10th in-
ning last night, giving New York
a 2-1 victory over Cleveland and
lifting the Yankees out of a sec-
ond place tie with the Indians in
the blistering American League
Collins' first shot, boomed into
the lower right field seats, had
pulled the Yanks into the 1-1 tie
with the Tribe in the first inning.
From then on, it was a tight
cat-and-mouse pitching battle be-
tween New York's Tommy Byrne
and Cleveland's Early Wynn.
The tribe got its run in the top
of the first when Al Smith led off
with a triple and came home on
Bobby Avila's sacrifice fly.
* * *
WHITE SOX 2, RED SOX 1
BOSTON - Chicago's Dixie
Howell, second relief pitcher of the
inning, retired Eddie Joost with
the potential tying run on third
base to preserve a 2-1 victory over
Boston and keep the White Sox
on top in the American League.
Pinchhitter Fay Throneberry
had just tripled in a Boston run
with two out in the ninth when
Manager Marty Marion called on
Howell. Jim Busby hauled in a
fly ball in centerfield that ended
Connie Johnson, 32-year-old
righthander hurling his fourth
victory in five decisions since his
June 30 recall from Toronto, was
within one out of a complete game
when the Red Sox brewed trouble.
Johnson got behind Throneber-
ry 2-0 after yielding a single to
Jim Piersall and Marion waved in
lefty Morrie Martin to face left-
Fay crashed a triple to left cen-
ter and Marion trotted back to
the mound to call for Howell.
AND RSON, Ind. (R)-Philip B.
O'Neill, who played baseball for
the Cincinnati Red Stockings and
the Chicago Cubs in the early
years of the century and later
coached at five Indiana colleges,
O'Neill played in the National
- League after graduating from No-
tre Dame in 1901 and later coach-
HIRAM, Ohio (P) - Coach
Paul Brown has cut practices
for his Cleveland Browns from
two-a-day to one.
"Too hot," the pro football
ed baseball at Notre Dame, Pur-
due, Indiana, DePauw and Wa-
bash. He returned to Anderson, his
native city, and practiced law for
more than 40 years.
The widow and a daughter sur-
TIGERS 13, SENATORS 10
WASHINGTON - Detroit out-
lasted Washington, 13-10, in a
slugfest which saw each club ac-
cumulate 17 hits.
The Tigers scored three runs off
loser Pedro Ramos in the ninth in-
ning to break a 10-10 tie.
Detroit permitted an 8-2 lead to
vanish when the Senators scored
six runs off Steve Gromek and
Babe Birrer in the sixth inning.
Harvey Kuenn led the Tigers'
assault as he boosted his batting
CHICAGO (P)-Even the Far
North is bitten by the White
Sox pennant bug.
Sox ticket manager Tommy
Maloney. yesterday disclosed
that among World Series ticket
queries already received, one
came from Thule, Greenland,
and another from Anchorage,
A blank check came from the
fan in Greenland. So did one
from an Oregon fan.
"Naturally, we reply to all
World Series queries that tickets
won't go on sale until we see
the Sox are on top in the home
stretch," said Maloney.
average, second high in the Amer-
ican League, to .330.
BRAVES 5, DODGERS 3
MILWAUKEE - Eddie Math-
ews' 28th and 29th home runs and
a throwing error by Don Zimmer
propelled the Milwaukee Braves to
a 5-3 victory over the Brooklyn
The decision moved Milwaukee
up to within 13 games of the
Clem Labine relieved Craig in
the eighth with two on and two
out after Mathews' second home
run of the night scored two and
tied the count at 3-3. Two more
runs crossed on a poor throw to
first by Zimmer.
REDLEGS 2-4, PHILIAES 0-0
CINCINNATI - Centerfielder
Gus Bell of the Cincinnati Redlegs
drove in both runs in the first
CHICAGO ()-Ernie Banks of
the Chicago Cubs yesterday tied
the major league record for grand
slams in one seasonhby hitting his
fourth bases-filled home run.
The blow came in the fifth in-
ning off Pittsburgh's Dick Little-
The record is held by 10 other
players, including Babe Ruth and
Active players who have wal-
loped four grand slams in one
campaign are Ralph Kiner and
Al Rosen of Cleveland, Sid Gor-
don of the New York Giants. and
Ray Boone of Detroit. -1
game with singles and homered
twice in the second as the Reds
shut out the Philadelphia Phillies
twice, 2-0 and 4-0.
Righthander Johnny Klippstein
scattered six hits in the opener of
the-twi-nighter and southpaw Joe
Nuxhall yielded five safeties in the
Bell, perhaps inspired by the
birth of his second girl and fifth
child Monday n'ight gave both
pitchers all the runs they needed.
* *' *
CUBS 12, PIRATES 4
CHICAGO - Shortstop Ernie
Banks tied a major league record,
hitting his fourth grand slam'
home run of the season as the
Chicago Cubs walloped the Pitts-1
burgh Pirates 12-4.
Banks also hit two singles.
He used his 32nd homer plus a
run-producing single to bat in
five runs for a total of 79 RBI's.
A walk and two bunts filled the
bases in the sixth inning ahead of
Banks' blast off Dick Littlefield,
the second of four pitchers and
the loser. The drive highlighted
the Cubs' fourth six-run inning of
ORIOLES 5, ATHLETICS 1
BALTIMORE - The f ir-'it
pitching of Bill Wight, who als
had a single anai a run-producmg
double, plus four Kansas Civ (er-
rors, gave the Baltimore Orioles
a 5-1 victory over the Athletics.
Centerfielder Bill Wilson hit a
home run in the fifth inning for
the A's only score.
* * *
GIANTS 3, CARDINALS 0
ST. LOUIS - Southpaw Johnny
Antonelli fashioned a five-hit
shutout and on Mueller drove in
two runs with a single and sacri-
fice fly as the New York Giants
handed the St. Louis Cardinals
their fifth straight defeat, 3-0.
Antonelli, in picking up his 9th
win against 13 defeats this sea-
son, fanned nine and issued only
NEW MADRID, Mo. (P)-Argen-
tina's Antonio Abertondo, bleeding
from fish bites, failed yesterday in
his second bid to swim some 300
miles down the Mississippi and
was hauled unconscious from the
The 37-y e a r-old swimmer,
three-time conqueror of the Eng-
lish Channel, had covered 221
miles and had been in the water
65 hours and 17 minutes. He
started at St. Louis Saturday.
. . vital homers
In the early morning darkness
a strong current swept Abertondo
three miles into the lesser channel
of the river some 14 miles upstream
The swimmer and members of
the party accompanying him by
boat throught he had been carried
into a tributary, and he fought his
way back upstream against the
4 m.p.h. current.
He was overcome as he reached
the main channel, and was lifted
into the boat with straps.
"His whole body was literally
covered with fish bites," said a
spokesman for the group. "He
didn't say a thing about them.
We didn't know he had been bitten
until we pulled him out."
Still champion for the 292-mile
swim from St. Louis to Caruthers-
ville, Mo., is John Sigmund, St.
Louis butcher. In 1940 he made
the swim in 89 hours and 59
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CHICAGO (R)-Things began to
perk in the preliminary phase of
Tam O'Shanter's golf carnival
yesterday as unheralded Lionel
Hebert of Erie, Pa., banged a sev-
en-under-par 65 to pace some 150
pros in qualifying play.
Another 18-hole qua l i f y i n g
round will be held today for 150
more pros hoping to grab 72 unex-
empted berths in the $250,000 All-
A m e r i c a n tourney, tomorrow
Warmup for "World"
The All-American which holds
forth a $3,420 first prize is really
only a warmup for tle following
week's "World" meet which car-
ries a $50,000 cash prize for the
However, contenders in the
"World" must play in the All-
Hebert, 27, brother of the more
renowned Jay Hebert, rapped a 32-
33-65 for Tam's par 36-36-72, to
finish two strokes in front of Paul'
O'Leary, Bismarck, N.D., who had
34-33-67, and Gene Webb, -St.
Louis whose 67 was fashioned with
It appeared that 72 or 73 would
round out the contingent of 72
qualifiers, who will join 85 ex-
empted pros in the All-American.
Michigan Entrant Hit on Head
By Golf Ball in USGA Tourney
Arrangements Taking Shape
For '56 Olympics at Melbourne
MELBOURNE (P)-After a slow
and shaky start, Melbourne is now
going ahead full speed in prepara-
tions for the 1956 Olympic Games,
Nov. 22-Dec. 8.
Political differences and labor
troubles have been solved or modi-
fied, and the prospects for high-
ly successful games are good.
Work on the triple deck steel'
and concrete stand at the main
stadium is well under way. The
stand will hold 40,000 and will in-
crease the stadium's capacity to
Almost all gas, sewage and wa-
ter piping for the Olympic Villagej
Sooners To Have
Weak' Grid Squad
SAN ANTONIO, Tex. VP)-Ok-
lahoma, w h i c h has won 19
straight games, isn't going to be
nearly so strong next fall and
could lose its conference football
championship for the first time,
Bud Wilkinson, coach of the Soon-
ers, said yesterday.
Wilkinson pointed to Colorado,
one of two teams in the Big Sev-
en to gain a tie with Oklahoma;
Kansas State, Iowa State and Ne-
braska as coming up with powerful
have been laid, and the homes
are due for completion by July,
1956. The village will house 6,-
200 athletes and officials.
Melbourne, which is short of
hotel space by modern standards,
Balk at Bulk
LONDON (P) - Drivers of
three different taxicabs refused
to take Ewart Potgeiter, South
African boxing giant, from the
railroad station to his hotel yes-
terday because of his bulk.
The 7-foot, 2-inch fighter,
who weighs 310, finally reached
his destination by bus.
will house tourists in private
The side stadiums for soccer,
swimming, basketball, boxing and
like sports have all been com-
pleted or need only slight modifi-
cation to be put in final shape.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Dick'
Weygand, 16-year-old Detroit- en-
trant in the USGA National Jun-
ior golf tournament, was struck
on the head by a ball during a
practice round yesterday.
Weygand was not injured seri-
ously, but he withdrew from the
tournament, which starts today.
His brother, Paul, 17, the first
M~ichigan alternate, was sum-
moned from Detroit to take his
Weygand was struck by a shot
From the ninth tee as he was
about to hit his second shot. He
was knocked down but did not
He was reported in good condi-
tion at the Purdue University in-
firmary but was being kept there
overnight for observation.
Hogan Holds Clinic
Ben Hogan, four-time National
Open champion, donated his serv-
ices for a clinic for the 128 young
,ompetitors yesterday. A banquet
followed the demonstration.
The qualifiers were chosen in
Runs Race Twice,
Finishes in Money
RIPON, England ()-A 5-year-
old horse ran two miles in a one-
mile race yesterday-and finished
in the money.
Jaguar, a thoroughbred, bolted
and covered the full one-mile cir-
cuit of the Topcliff Handicap be-
fore facing the starter. Off he
went again and finished third of
Then came another racing freak
on the same track.
There were only two horses in
a mile and a quarter handicap but
it took a photo of the finish be-
fore deciding the winner-Sir Jas-
per by a head from Windsor Pearl.
regional elimination. They will
play one round of match play to-
day and two rounds each tomor-
row, Friday and Saturday at Pur-
due's South Course.
Poor Old Joe'
In Sulky Race
GOSHEN, N.Y. (p) - Shed a
tear for poor Joe O'Brien who
drives Scott Frost, odds-on favor-
ite to capture the 30th Hamble-
tonian Stake today at Good Time
The 38-year-old r e i n s m a n,
widely known as the world's most
pessimistic driver, has the finest'
3-year old trotter since Greyhound
won this famous sulky classic in
"We're liable to get the heck
whipped out of us," sighed O'Bri-
O'Brien is a notorious sour not-
er. He never says his horse will
Eleven of the country's fastest
3-year-old trotters will face the
starter in the first one-mile heat
at 1 p.m. (CST).j
Two Heats To Win
The first horse to win two
heats, to be raced every hour,
grabs the big prize. The oddsmak-
ers have Scott Frost 3-5 in their
Scott Frost will have two stable-
mates from the stable of Sol
Camp, Shafter, Calif. One of
them is Butch Hanover, a pretty
fair trotter. The other, Home Free,
isn't as highly regarded.
The chief rivals to the Camp
trio are Galophone, owned by Wil-
liam T. Marbury of Dexter, Maine,
and Childs Hanover, pride of Ken-
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Major League Standings
New York .
Baltimore . .
Brooklyn .. 72
Milwaukee . 58
New York .. 56
Chicago ,. 51J
Cincinnati . 49
St. Louis . . 451
Pittsburgh . 391
Cleveland at New York-Garcia
(7-10) vs. Turley (11-9).
Chicago at Boston-Trucks (10-
6) vs. Parnell (2-3).
Detroit at Washington (night)
-Lary (10-11) vs. Portfield
Kansas City at Baltimore (2,
twi-night-Kellner (6-7) and
Ceccarelli (2-5) vs. Zuverink
(0-6) and Dorish (5-3).
(night) - Kuzava (1 - 0) or
Roberts (16-9) vs. Collum
Brooklyn at Milwaukee (night)
--Meyer (3-1) vs. Crone (6-4).
New York at St. Louis (night)-
McCall ' (4-3) vs. Jackson
Pittsburgh at Chicago (2) -
Kline (6-11) and Face (1-3)
vs. Jones (9-15) and Davis
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