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-i i t Page Eight KENOSHA EVENING NEWS Tuesday, April 25, 1944 Hash from the SPORTS KITCHEN A Little of Everythinq By HUGH FULLERTON, JR. New York --A) --- The Giants lost the pennant yesterday . . . of course, not even the most enthus- ,:tic Mel Ott fans were claiming tLe pennant on the strength of five &apos;:-:Hht victories, but most of them v. 7.I Concede that the Giants haven't a chance with Mel in the army. And the news was considered ." important here that it even was >,::t on the Dew Jones financial '.:ker. TODAY'S GUEST STAR -- Ev- erett Clay. Miami, Fla.. Herald: "Did you hear about the book- maker who had Permame poison- ing last week?" ONE-MINUTE SPORTS PAGE-- One reason why Tim Mara tried to get the Pro Football league to move its headquarters from Chi- cago to New York was that the eastern clubs pay about 70 per cent of the upkeep .... The move only failed bv one vote .... Carmen Cook, a pretty good lightweight 15 years ago. is branching out as a manager on the theory." that he'll be ready when the fighters come back from the war .... Sonny Liles. rookie guard with the Detroit Lions last fall. has been added to the civilian staff conditioning serv- ice men at Oklahoma A. and M. He also is car'ing 15 hours as a student, so don't be surprised if he turns out to be the Floyd Bur- dette of the football squad. ONE FROM THE BOOK Tid bit extracted from the Sport- ing News baseball guide {the only one since Judge Landis failed to get paper to publish his official book). -- When Rhody Wallace. Cincinnati Reds' scout, made out a "prospect" card on the manager's grandson, Bill McKechnie 3rd, he filled each space easily until he came to "position." . . . Rhody thought It over and wrote "Horizontal." SERVICE DEPT -- Five athletes of recent vintage are among the 17 members of the Auburn Alumni club recently formed in the south- west Pacific. They are Majors Ralph O'Gwynne tfootball, track), Bob Armstrong and Elmer Alm- quist polo, Capt. Milton Bagby I football) and Lieut. Baker Riddle (football, baseball). Armstronl Choice Over John Thomas Los Angeles ---(U,R)--- Henry Arm- trng, a little man who won't wear uL oes into the Olympic Auditor- ium ring tonight a 1-2 favorite over J +.n Thomas, a hot local battler ceking recognition in what might be their last appearance for the duration. Both the former triple champion and Thomas have passed their army physicals and are waiting induc- tion. It was the army O. K. that paved the way for tonight's bout. Califor- nia commissioners refused to be- lieve Armstrong's eyes would stand the gaff until a thorough check showed them to be good enough for Uncle Sam. With the bout set for 10 rounds, Armstrong's backers were figuring on his nailing Thomas in the early rounds, while Thomas' supporters were expecting Armstrong's 31 years to catch up with him before the final gong. Both were expecting to go into th ring just under the 143-pound limit. Abe Roth will be the third man in the ring. How They Stand By Associated Press National League W. L. Pet New York .............. 5 0 1,00 St. Louis ............... 5 0 1.00 Cincinnati .............. 3 1 .750 Philadelphia ............ 3 3 .500 Brooklyn ............... 2 3 .40 Chicago ................. 1 5 .167 Boston ................ 1 5 .167 Pittsburgh .............. 0 3 .000 American League W. L. Pet. St. Louis ............ 6 0 1.0} Philadelphia ............ 2 1 .667 New York .............. 2 2 .500 Boston .................. 2 2 .5(M) Detroit ................ 2 4 .3. Washington .............. i 2 .k Chicago ................. 1 3 .250 Cleveland ............... 1 3 .aS0 American Association W. L. PCL Milwaukee .............. 4 0 1.000 Louisville .............. 2 1 .667 Indianapolis ............ I I .50 Toledo .................. I I .} Columbus ............... 1 2 .&1 Mirmea polls ............. 1 3 St. Paul ............... 0 1 .000 Kansas City ............ 0 1 .000 YESTERAY'S RESULTS No games played in American I.ague. National League or American Associa- tion. TOMOREOW'S GAMES Ntlonal League Chicago at Pittsburgh. Brooklyn at Boston. St. Louis at Cincinnati. "nly games scheduled. American League Philadelphia at New York oston at Weshingtolb Cleveland at St Loud. Deroit at Chicago. American Assoclion Indianapolis at Toledo. Louisville at Columbus. Mllwaukee at St aul. Kansas City at Inmeapol. aw l00il Fir Harry D son Cops iiiii,00iiiii eNi00hts Bowl,ng tCenter Mlb Honors . Ha..wr Dawson..a persist.ent ehall.enger for te city m,rble champion [ Nash __MM !hlahtrwhd:l''ei11:w:(li;; I IT" k ( %. / I Me' (II Moy Be lee 32iffesumeclesszTea s I I tMadayn:'ghwth:ntkl:crlgselt%l'- I I.... , ,, 10night;'Name' I ! I - y._., "00lISasel00a!!Season I l(eolersBooked "  day .as nine year old David I // / FI= )'i I/"" Mel. c.,'s acceptance for gen. ' was tefeated tn't.e cen D ab I <9x7'-, I [No," York ']iants in the National 1 I -- I '1=" 3;eY=rno|d outfielder, whol velt school park follow: I jr00W I l,l, lI:E I';.Ilalo llL?00h!! ! o 'rrWeCa rPtqn t'*al=h' l  .,/ [ ithrlermG;altuSt;a%ICmC;ePnt.d fr 6"DaveThleinen7 L.yVnn,atte.L   ;Ig:aSi Ice regulations are. larr DaW:o: ;!' RoBYale dtornl " -- "-- ---- .'In Five tr:ight ::: :;: .2 Browns in Attem ' PINS-UP GIRL  A real pins-upi girl is San Francisco dancer. Jean l Aloise, who keeps in trim. it says! here. by dancing barefoot on : bowling alleys and nimbly leaping l out of range of balls streaking for pins. Keglers keep their eyes on pins  bowling pins, of course. Herb K0pf Will C0ach Pr0Team Boston -- (g' -- Lieut. Com- mander James H. Crowley, some- where in the south Pacific in the braids of a U. S. navy officer, is probably aware today that he is the newly appointed head coach of the grand new Boston Yankees of the National Professional Foot- ball League. While the announcement of Lieut Commander Crowley's ap- pointment was issued yesterday by Arthur Sampson, genial publicity director, it is probably true that Crowley is far more interested in vital naval tactics than he is in off-tackle slants and the Boston Yankees. But Ted Collins. owner Of the Boston pro football team and, in- cidentally the genius behind the climb to i'adio and stage fame of amiable Kate Smith, is a deter- mined young man. Against the wishes of his rival club owners, he is determined to launch the Boston Yankees in Bos- ton's Fenway park next fall and thus, while Lieut. Commander Crowley is away to war, Collins has appointed Herbert M. Kopf to substitute for Crowley as "boss man" for the duration. (Fenosha baseball fans are well acquainted with the name Kopf. Larry was manager of the Simmons team in the old Mid- west league and operated at shortstop. HIS brother, Herb, was also an infielder on the same roster). Signs Long Contract While Kopf is said to be dura- tion-subbing for Crowley, he ac- tually has signed a long term con- tract with the Boston team and, under the terms, may choose to stay in Boston even after Crowley comes back to football. Jim Crowley, one of Notre Dame's famous four horsemen, used to coach the gridiron teams of Fordham and was a successful head man despite his nickname of "Sleepy." Kopf has a vast and brilliant football background, starting from his first school-tyke days in New Britain, Conn., and lasting through his player-career at Washington and Jefferson college; his days as assistant to Lou Little, the Leo- minster, Mass., master, at Colum- bia and his six year as head coach at Manhaton. At present he is chairman on the membership committee and trustee of the American Football Coaches i Association. , I Dial 5121 for your Classified Ad. "Round Ring" Will Be Used I First Time for Coast Bout I San Francisco -- (P) -- The "squared circle" becomes an actual circle tonight. 'Fne "round ring" suggested by Russ Newland" Associated Press western division sports editor, will be tried in the civic auditorium here by wrestling Promoter Joe Malcewicz in a grappling program. The ring is 18 feet in diameter" rand makes use of the conventional four posts. Construction methods have been kept secret. An organ- ization sponsoring amateur boxing also has received state athletic commission approval to hold its May 18 boxing tournament in a circular ring now being built. Proponents of the "round ring" declare that it will be safer by eliminating corners into which contestants sometimes become wedged, and that it also will speed up action. The "round ring" has been named the "Newland Ring," after its sponsor, who proposed the idea Several months ago. To Tie Early Mark : Bernard Schoen vs. Victor De AnEelis. Bruce Derwae vs. Del Arnold. Robert Davis vs. Tom Udstuen. Geo. Clark vs. David Moensen. James Hampshire vs. James Brooks. St. Louis, Mo. ----U.P.)-- The St. Gerald Bare.ca vs. Gone Fanning. Louis Browns, who've been merely Major 000eners Charles Lento vs. Way/e Konga. the eighth team in the American I Melvin Anderson vs. ]Don Hamlink. Richard Radtke vs. John Par-meter. League for years, warmed up today for a try tomorrow against Clove- George Limpert. director in land at the circuit's record for a charge of the tournament, urges all season-opening winning streak. boys competing to be on time so Steve Sundra, with one victory to matches can be played off on sched- his credit, will pitch the Browns' ule. There are numerous matches seventh game of the season, a game slated each day and none will be that can tie the record for opening replayed, wins now held by the New York * Yankees, or can drop the club back First Place Brews did."int that familiar limbo of "almost It was an important week for the Browns as Manager Luke Sewell Enjoy Double Rest sent his team through a brisk workout today after a day of rest from winning their first six games. The Browns were in a position to B United.Press set a new league record with eight With all American Association straight opening wins in their contests rained out yesterday and second game Thursday with last none scheduled today, the chain- place Cleveland. Then they .move pion Mih,.aukce Brewers had an- to Chicago to settle that matter other double day of rest before en- of whether the White Sox are the training for their first road trip. best looking team in the American The undefeated league leaders League. The Browns beat the Sex open against St. Paul tomorrow in three straight in their local up- their initial western swing, after pearance. three games move to Minneapolis Not Much to Say for a four-game stop and wind up Manager Sewell, who hasn't had with a set of three at Kansas City before returning to Borchert Field. a chance to do much talking in the Manager Charley Grimm last past, didn't have much to say. He night announced that a pair of hasn't got the habit yet. "Today we practice, tomorrow promising righthanders. Vern God- we shoot the works," he said. fredson and Bob Anderson, have "That's the same Sewell who said been optioned to Knoxville of the cautiously a week ago "If we get Southern league to complete a deal for Catcher Andy Seminick, now a few breaks, I don't think we'll do too badly." with the Philadelphia Blue Jays. But no one had to do any talk. Anderson pitched for the Indus- ing. The fans who bothered to look trial Hells at Milwaukee last year over the roster could see why the and Godfredson was with Ports- Browns are an American League mouth, O. threat. Sewell in naming Sundra for to- Fistic Bout Set morrow is making full use of the only hurler on his staff who is in Back One Week dangerarmy, of being grabbed by the Draft proof is the Browns Hall- mark. Boston- (U.P.) Featherweight Starting with the catchers, the Champion Sal Bartolo of the Na- Browns line up like this: tional Boxing association has been M y r o n Hayworth, and Joe given a one.week postponement of Sehultz are both 4-F, and Frank his championship bout with Phil Mancuso has been medically dls- Terranova of New York, and it will charged by the army. be held here May 5. Matchmaker In the infield, Floyd Baker, Ellis Rip Valenti said today. Clary, Don Gulfridge, George Barrel, a member of the U. S. McQuinn and Vernon Stephens are merchant marine, asked for the all 4-F, and Mark Ctiristman, who postponement because he was un- worked the winter in a war plant, able to obtain leave for the fight is 2-B. which originally had been sched- uled for next Friday night. He won Sundra is Vulnerable the title from Terranova here The pitchers, A1 Hollingsworth, March 10. Sig Jukucki, Sid Petersn, Nelson Potter, Newman Shirley, Weldon Big Ten Golf Meet w.,, and Sam Zoldak are 4-F and Jack Kramer and A1 LaMaeh- hia have been discharged by the On Medinah Course ==..,. what general manager Bill Dewitt calls "vulnerable." Sundra has passed Evanston, Ill. -- (U.PJ -- Ted Pay- his physical. seur, golf coach at Northwestern However. in the outfield the university, said today that arrange- standard of health is alarmingly ments have been completed to hold high. Only Mflt Byrnes is t 4-F. the Big Ten conference golf tour- Frank Demaree and Mike Kree- nament on the No. 3 course at Me- rich are awaiting reclassification dinah, May 27. and Barney Lutz, A1 Zarilla and The meet will be at a 38-hole Gene Moore are looking for a n-n- distance rather than the customary mona from Uncle Sam. 72 holes, Payeur said. Dewitt says there isn't anything 10k0031'l MAKESA BETTER SMOKE form from 1943. eludes Ed. Ferch, who has done Oft as yet doesn't envision a OTT'S IN THE ARMY  Mel Ott top-flight pin spilling in the Com- pennant for the Giants and ad- (above, center), managbr of the munity Hall Majors. Another line mitted that their performance even N. Y. Giants. waits with other so- up of exochampions from previous had surprised him a little, lectees outside Camden, N. J., in-tournaments will return to ceei "I knew we had a better club duction center, where !ater he sweeper honors. than in 1943. but I didn't think my passed a pro-induction physical Here are Leaders pitchers would hold up the way examination and was assigned to they have been doing," he said. the Army (AP Wirephoto). Competition will continue at in- tervals until May 7, it was ex- Particularly pleasing has been 'plained by Bornhuetter. Leading ig the Ihowing of young Bill Voiselle. b,e00vs0m High UHr the Nash Police No. 2 team for D:,, ; Dl....ar in IY00,' " '44 :who has turned in two one-run vie- 'high three games on 2.628 with tortes in as many starts, while 1tee 1.823 All-Stars holding the single Adams convinced Ott that he was top of 938. ,a starting pitcher by beating the t" ,aces OT--' A'I' ' M.A. Hagen is the series pace.- By Associated Pres s ' Dodgers.  - :h "Yo ,|| ] .solo jolt is 244 by W. Starr, Sr. Baseball moguls waded out to the [ e erNiew ork Yankees had R @  setter with a triple of 608. The best ball nark tndav with some qnare m ag "ai pr mem oz anomer Kind t Keglerettes have been doing - .............. - n their o hands Joe McCarthy beset change jingling in their side -.._ . _ , , . :O. K.. too, with the Dandy Dande- pockets .......... oeeause zo, ziu customers wln ........ worrles over me Ioss..o mos._ I Philadelphia---(P--The eloquent lions in front on 2.023. This unit ..... o me stars zrom ms 6 woria Mr. Bob Newsom proclaimed to-aIso possesses the top game of 731. gave tne n.atmnal game a vote..ot championship squad still was bed-lday that he and the Philadelphia Inga Minz. long among the city's connaence m toe nrsz week ottne fast at his farm home near Buffalo, Athletics can win the pennant this high average shooters, is leading new season. N.Y., with little chance that he lyea r just by believing they can;with 483 for three games and has It's still too early to draw any will be able to rejoin the team for win and having divulged the pin- [a single issue of 202 line on what to ex'ect when the 10 days or two weeks, ion, he hastened to say that he Several of these scores may be hot weather and night games come Worries for McCarthy wasn't crazy, jostled out of position during the along, but there's enough business ' The A's, who have a habit o' week of cannonading, it was pro- in the house to top the 1943 open- McCarthy, who had a gall bla=lder finishing last rather than first, dicted. ing week turnout by 35,000 paid. attack shortly before the season blacked out the Boston Red Sex * opened, developed influenza which 4-0 when Bob pitched his first Phillies ,^co; Rain Ruins Sunday later was complicated by an attack, game in a Connie Mack uniform, re Consider that rain washed away of neuritis. His worries were in- and the victory apparently sky- the lucrative Sunday dates in the I creased yesterday when Spurgeon / IH/uV0u'"I J IH[J0U'W Yankee Stadium, Philadelphia, i(Spud) Chandler, leading major rocketed Newsom's hopes. Brooklyn and Pittsburgh. league pitching star of 1943, left for "You know what, Be?" said Bob. Conservatives estimates charge Moultrie, Ga., to report for military who calls everyone "Be" including the dreary Sabbath weather with service. Chandler's ease is similar himself. "This club can win the PhiladelpMa- (U.)- The Phil. adelphia Phillies today acquired the loss of 60,000 admissions, to that of Pitcher Ernie Bonham, pennant this year. Think I'm Attendance has been over 8,500 who expects to be called soon. Both crazy? Never in baseball has there Charles Ripple. a young left-handed a game. Anything resembling this had been accepted for service but been a chance like this for a club i pitcher, who played last year in joined the team when the order to win just by believen' they can i the Tobacco and Palmetto leagueL average throughout the season Ripple. a graduate of Wake For. would surpass last year's total for modifying draft of fathers over win and by hustlin' for each other."  eat college who lives at Whites- 26 was handed down. However The Mackmen. Newsom solilo- ville, N. C. is 4-F in the draft. both leagues of 7,714.638. handler's draft board accepted quized before they entrained for Cincinnati's opening day crowd him because he had been examined today's New York game with the Cub FGn$ to See Red of 30,154 is responsible for boost, before lhe rule went into effect Yankees, are in practically the ing the National League total to and the same interpretation may same position as the pennant-win- Chicago---P)--The Chicago Cubs 152,620 as compared to 127,938 for apply to Bonham. ning Detroit Tigers of 1940. have printed a small eight-page the first seven days in 1943. The Weather and the schedule makers "You know what helps most in Ibooklet that includes their schedule American figures for 1944 are 134,- kept all major league teams idle l baseball?" he asked. "Believin' in and a place to record thee final score 090 as contrasted to 123,051 a year yesterday with the only game on yourself. Believin' you can win. c)f-each game. The home dates are ago. the books, Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Look what we did in "40. We didn't ! made to stand out by red-blocked being rained out. have a great ball club. We were i squares. unusual about the Browns' opening  , just a gang of guys who believed winning .spree. Experience Pays Off we could win." i Alfred Parker's By Jimminy col. "We just shot for a draft-proof , i lected $18.485 as a two-year-old and lineup as the bulls eye, and got Salt Lake City  GP) Maybe The muskellunge and bass sea- his major feat was winning the some good men." he said. there is something to experience, sons in southern Ontario open on ;rand Union Hotel stakes at Bel. The Browns have never won an Glen Simmons has coached high July I. mont. American League pennant, and school basketball in Utah  24 grabbed second place only twice, years -- longer than any other of in 1902 and 1922. the 16 coaches bringing teams to the state meet. His Prove team won Canada's small-mouth black bass the championship. Good skatss is known technically as Microp- , terus Dolomieu. Dial 5121 for your Classified Ad. won't joy.ride this Spring i / 5 ( VERY automobile is a necessary war machine these days. It's better to park a car in the drive than to drive a car m the park. It's impor- tant to save gas, rubber, wear and tear for essen- fial driving only. Remember: Every ear that autlmt the war helps to wm the war! S M 0 K ALL SIZES I0 to 3 for 50  ...... alvert ] ;% i 2