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March 31, 1918 - Image 3

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The, baseball scrubs took their third
beating of the week at the hands of
the Varsity yesterday afternoon, when
Glenn twirled the first team to a 3
to 1 victory.
Scheidler worked on the mound for
the second string men and outside of
the first inning, when the Varsity
-scored two runs, he held Adams,
4 Knode, and gang well in hand. In
the opening session bunched hits by
Knode and Cooper, along with a couple
of errors, pushed two men across the

reature Jiorm
tv. rProgram!
Tw ree fast matches featured the
wretlngprogram at Waterman gym-
nes~ inn yesterday afternoon.
)e championship was decided,
when Whitiow took the welterweight j
title in a fast match from Ayres, get-
ting a fall in two minutes and 40 sec-
onds. Whitlow was last year's light-
weight champion, his experience
proved tco much for his opponent.
Ayres is new at the game but he is a
comer. Much is expected of him next
year. The new welterweight king
used a combination headlock and bar
to pin Ayres to the mat.
Two matches were forfeited, both
icks and Tarbell failing to make an;
appearance. Packard and McClure,j

After that inning Scheidler d tIir opponents, nowever, put on tn
msspiritednbou hofer th day th
things his own way. In the fourth in- most spirited bout of the day, th
ning the reserve hurler fanned all latter winning on the judges' decis
three men to face him, getting Ohl- ion after 13 minutes of grappling. A
macher, Cenebach, and Langenhan in the first 10 minutes failed to give an
order. In the last inning a hit by advantage to either, the judges de
Glenn followed by two errors, one creed that after a rest of two minutes
by Darbaker and one by. Morrison the lightweights should go three min
gave the Varsity their last counter. utes more. In the additional perio
Scrubs Score in Third McClure had all the best of it, though
Glenn was never in trouble except Packard did some good work in break
in the third inning when a scratch in- ing away from some difficult holds
field hit, followed by Scheidler's single Both men are strange to the game
to left which Knode knocked down but having broken in for the first tim(
couldn't field, a stolen base, and an this year but each man has been do
infield out, enabled Schermerhorn to ing some good work.
score the scrub's lone marker. Van The final match of the afternoon
.Boven led off the fifth inning with a gave a fall to Pollock over Whitlow
hit, but was caught off first and at no in five and a half minutes. Whitlow
other time did the reserves threaten. who had won the welterweight champ-
Lundgren -shifted Cooper back to ionship earlier in the afternoon con-
first base on the Varsity yesterday af- sented to make a try at the middle-
ternoon. Bowerman, )who has been weight crown, but his opponent prov-
playing the initial sack on the first ed too much for him. Both men hav-
team, did not show up for practice, ing had experience, did some good
while Gilmartin, though in uniform, is work in the minutes before Pollock
not yet in shape to handle the throws won. They were the only two old men
that come to first. Morrision con ti ,u- in the tournament, Pollock being last
ed to play first for the second team. year's welterweight champion. The
The game yesterday, as was the one fact that the match was between a
the day before, was featured by a total medic and a law brought out a large
absence of pep on the part of the first number of backers to help the men
team. Though playing good ball for do their best.
the most part, the men on the Varsity The heavyweight go that was on the
did not have the fight that gives punch schedule was postponed until next
to a team, and Lundgren bewailed the Wednesday. Crane was called to De-
lack of the spirt that Yost calls "gimp." troit for his physical examination
The infielders handled the ball well, prior to his entering the service, and
but did not have the right vim to their Lewis, his opponent consented to
playing. postpone the match until next week.
Line-up Undecided The men are in good condition sn that
That the makeup of the Varsity is a fine battle is expected.
still undecided is indicated by the con- As many of the finals as can be run
stant shifting of men that Lundgren off will be completed next Wednesday.
has made the past few days. The The fine weather is not an inspiration
Michigan coach has kept Adams at for wrestling and the tournament is
third, Knode at short, Langenhan at1 ro be finished as soon as possible.
center, but aside from that, he has ~~____
not used the same man in the same Recruit Twirlers Released
position more than twice. Cooper, Waxahachie, Texas, April 30. -
Morrison, and Bowerman have played Hugh Jennings, manager of the De-
first, while Gilmartin will probably get troit Americans started to sharpen his
a crack at the bag again when his hand axe early this season. Mr. McAdoo
heals up. Garrett, Wilkins, Cooper, is partly responsible. Counting news-
and Reilly have tried second, and paper men, who refused to be re-
though Garrett has played this position leased, the Tiger party at the training
the past two days and has done well camp totals about 38 persons. On the
there, it is not assured that he will trip North only one Pullman will be
continue as the keystoner. available and that will not accommo-
The first game is now. but three date more than 25 men, so Jennings
weeks away and spring vacation takes has been arranging for berths outside
10 days out those weeks. Lundgren of the Pullman for the men who need
will have to work fast in order to get further seasoning.
his nine in real condition by the time Earl Brooks of Saginaw, the school
Western Reserve journeys here for boy wonder; Blades, a tall southpaw;
the initial diamond combat of the sea- Poulson and Foster are the twirlers
son. that Jennings has decided to send to
Lundgren -will send the men back the minors. Hall, from Joplin, Mo.,
again Monday at the practice games is on the doubtful list and he may be
and Crockett and Goldsmith, two .pitch- kept until the season opens. Hall has
ers who haven't worked yet in a game, been suffering from a sore shoulder
will probably be given a chance on the and has riot shown real form thus far.
mound. Clary, the recruit catcher from Cor-
nell also will probably go to the min
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There will not be any freshmen
track squad this year, as Conference
rules do not allow outside competition
for yearling teams.
Coach Farrell, however, has a bunch
of freshmen working out under him,
and Steve is planning to stage a
Soph-Fresh meet early in May. It is
probable that numerals will be given
to winners in the events. The 1921
men have a number of good track
athletes in their midst, but the lack
of competition offers them very little
incentive to come out for regular
About half of the athletes on the
Wolverine track team claim Michigan
as their home state. The other mem-
bers of the squad are scattered from
New York to Washington. Johnson,
the team's star, comes from Spokane,
Baker and Zoellin hail from Illinois,
Sedgwick livs in Catskill, N. Y.,
Kruger is a New Jersey man, Langley
resides in the District of Columbia,
Cook in Ohio, coming from the Hoos-
er state, while Messner completes the
ist of out-of-state men.
Of the athletes representing the
tate of Michigan, Captain Donnelly
nd Haigh are Detroiters, Lindstrom
s from Marquette, Stoll from Escan-
ba, Forbes claims the Furniture City
s his home, Muskegon sends Beards-
ey and Cross.
In commenting upon the proportion
f tracksters from the state of Michi-
an, Coach Farrel says that it is
argely accounted for by the lack of
nterest the high schools take in this
ine of sport. Track has on the whole,
een very much neglected in the prep
chools of the state, while on the oth-
r hand, baseball, football, and bas-
etball receive a lot of attention.
lardly any of the Wolverine stars in
he past have come from Michigan.
Coach Farrell will lose one of his
iost promising pole vaulters- when
cott leaves next week. Scott has been
alled in to service by his draft board.
e has been showing good form in
fearing the bar, and Steve had hopes
f making him into a point-getter in
ture meets.
Most of Steve's proteges took a lay
ff yesterday, although some of them
ere around the gymnasium to move
heir outfits down to Ferry Field in
rder to have everything in readiness
r the first outdoor workout of the
ear tomorrow. The Ferry Field
ack is not in thb best of condition
r practice yet, being soft under foot,
ut in a week or so, it ought to be
ard and springy.
Washington Tossers Report
St. Louis, March 30.-With the re-
orting of fifteen candidates for the
itial workout, Washington Univer-
ity's "informal" baseball practice is
ader way.
The pitching staff, composed of
:arquard, Foelsch and Newman,
.embers of the football team, seems
>pecially strong.
Four players, competing for infield
>sitions have had experience in the
unicipal League. The big problem
the outfield. A number of candi-
tes are competing for outfield
rths, but the merit of them is not
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