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September 3o, 1916

THI, IvIICIIIGAN DAILY

Page Three

LINE AVERAGES 190 POUNDS

SQUAD LOOKS LIKE REAL
OLD BATTLING PHALANX
"Maulie," Smith and Raymond
Make Up Back Field; Yost
Wearing Smile
According to Old King Dope the
Wolverine line should average just
about 190 pounds, and according to
the way it is holding, pounds sterl-
ing. Taking the men who have
been playing consistently on the
Varsity squad all during the fall
season and averaging their weight
according to good slide rule eti-
quette, the result was 190.
The squad looks like a real batt-
ling phalanx this fall. The line is
holding like a quarry and with
Captain Maulbetsch, Smith and
Raymond to carry the pigskin as
they have been doing we almost
x feel sorry for Cornell, et al.
(Continued on Page 6)
INTERCOLLEGIATE BRIEFS
Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 3o-Ohio
State has started the regular daily
'varsity freshman combats. Karch,
22o-pound veteran, has just report-
ed to Coach Wilce.
Champaign, Ill., Sept. 3o.-Coach
Zuppke has his Illinois gridiron men
performing in mid-season style and
Saturday afternoon the 'varsity will
meet the freshman team.
Bloomington, Ind., Sept. 30-
The first clash between the Indiana
'varsity and scrubs ended in a 77
to o victory for the first-string
combination.
Lafayette, Ind., Sept. 30.-Albert
Baston, 1916 Purdue captain, was
injured in a recent scrimmage and
he will be out of practice with a
broken collar bone for at least a
4 month.
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 3o.-Uni-
versity of Washington prospects
were, given a set-back this week,
when "Bud" Youngs, star quarter-
back, announced that he had ac-
cepted a teaching and coaching po-
sition and would not return this
year.

* * * * * * * * * *
* *
* VARSITY SCHEDULE *
* Oct. 4-Marietta College at
* Ann Arbor.
* Oct. 7-Case Scientific School *
* at Ann Arbor.
* Oct. ti-Carroll College at
* Ann Arbor.
* Oct. 14-Mt. Union College *
* at Ann Arbor.
* Oct. 21-M. A. C. at Ann
* Arbor. .
* Oct. 28-Syracuse University
* at Ann Arbor. *
* Nov. 4-Washington Univer- *
*- sity at Ann Arbor. *
* Nov. it-Cornell University
* at Ithaca. *
* Nov. 18-University of Penn-
* sylvania at Ann Arbor.
SISLER A BIG LEAGUE STAR
Michigan Grad Ranks Among First
Ten Players; Working With
Browns
George Sisler, '15, former Mich-
igan pitcher and captain, has been
the most talked-of youngster to
break into the big league in the
last five years. Sisler went to the
St. Louis Browns immediately af-
ter he graduted from the univer-
sity, and has been the king pin in
the Browns' attek from the first day
he joined the club.
This year Sisler has ranked
among the first ten players in the
league, his batting, has runnitnc
and fielding being all of a very
high order. The former Wolverine
star has been used regularly on firat
base, but his two appearances in
the box this season hve been im-
pressive. Less than a month ago
he outpitclied Walter Johnson in a
brilliant hurling duel, allowing but
three hits and scoring a shutout.
Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 30.-
Harvard has 94 candidates trying
out for their 192o football team and
additional men are renorting dai'y

HEAVY SCHEDULE OUTLINED
FdR 1920 FOOTBALL TEAM
Michigan Freshmen to Meet Five
Schools, Playing Four Games
Away From Home
Michigan's freshman football team
will have one of the best schedules
ever given a yearling eleven this
fall, five hard games being listed for
the first year men. Coach McGin-
nis' men open the season with Ypsi-
lanti Normals on Ferry field on
October 14. On the following Sat-
urday, the freshmen go to Olivet
where they will meet one of the
strongest elevens among the state
colleges.
On October 28, the freshmen go
to East Lansing to meet the M. A.
C. All-Fresh, this game coming just
one week-after the M. A. C. varsity
meets Yost's eleven on Ferry field.
The following Saturday takes Mc-
Ginnis' men to Chicago for a game
with Evanston Academy.
Heidelberg University closes the
schedule on Ferry field on Novem-
ber j, when the Varsity plays its
only out-of-town game at Ithaca.
BARRETT TO CAPTAIN
"PRO" FOOTBALL TEAM
Cleveland, Sept. 30.-Charley Bar-
rett Cornell's all-American quarter,
has been engaged to captain a pro-
fessional football team which will
represent Cleveland in contests
aginst other professional elevens
this fall.
Ithaca Coaches Pleased
Ithaca, N. V., Sept. 30.-Optimuis-
tic reports regarding the prospects
of Cornell University's football
eleven are coming from the train-
ing field. Sixty men have been in
practice and the coaches, departing
from their usual pessimistic atti-
tude, have announced themselves
more pleased than they had ex-
pected to be.

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