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HOMER BY FOXX WINS FOR RED SOX 2-1
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SCORES WILLIAMS
WHO HAD SINGLED
Chicago Gets Lone Tally In
Ninth As Result Of
Three Hits
BOSTON, June 1—UP)—Behind the
seven-hit pitching of young Mickey
Harris, the Boston Red Sox opened
their second home stand of the
season today by edging out a 2-1
victory over the Chicago White
Sox on the strength of a screaming
fourth inning home run by Jummy
Foxx.
The slugging first baseman poled
Jack Knott’s first pitch into the
deep left centerfield screen, bring
ing home outfileder Ted Williams
who had singled ahead of him.
The blow was Foxx’ 12th homer of
the season and boosted his runs
batted-in total to 41.
Three of the seven hits chipped
off Harris, as he went the route
to win his third game of the year
against one defeat, came in the
ninth when Chicago did its only
scoring.
Vroovinh sinfdpH In left.
went to second when Taft Wright
went down on an infield out, ad
vanced to third one Luke Appling’s
single to right and crossed the
plate when Larry Rosenthal rapp
ed another single in the same area.
Ted Williams accounted for the
second Chicago out with a Sensat
ional running catch of Eric Mc
Nair's line drive while racing to
ward the left field foul line.
CHICAGO Ab R H O A
Kennedy. 3b - 4 9 112
Kuli-1. lb - 4 0 0 8 0
Kreevich. e£ - 4 1 1 o C
Wright, rf _ 3 0 13 (
Appling, ss- 4 0 3 1
Rosenthal, if - 3 0 110
McNair, 2b- 4 0 0 o 2
Tresh. c_ 2 0 0 4 0
Turner, e _ 2 0 0 0 0
Knott, p _ 2 0 0 0 "
Sobers, x _ 1 0 0 0 0
Brown, p - 0 0 0 0 0
Totals _ 33 1 7 24 8
x-Batted for Knott in Sth.
BOSTON Ab R H O A
Finney, rf _- 5 0 12 0
Cramer, cf _ 3 0 0 1 0
Williams, if- 4 12 2 0
Foxx, lb_ 4 1 2 10 0
Cronin, ss -- 3 0 14 1
Doerr, 2b -. 4 0 13 1
Owen, 3b_- 3 0 0 2 3
Besautels, c _ 4 0 13 2
Harris, p_ 3 0 10 3
Totals __— 33 2 9 27 13
Chicago _ 000 000 001—1
Boston.. 000 200 OOx—2
Errors: Kuhel, Cronin. Runs batted
in : Rosenthal, Foxx 2. Two base hits :
Kennedy. Appling, Doerr. Home run:
Foxx. Double plays: Owen, Doerr and
Foxx; Desautels and Cronin. Left on
bases: Chicago 7; Boston 11. Bases on
balls off: Knott 4, Harris 2. Strikeouts
by: Knott 3, Harris 4. Hits off: Knott
8 in 7 innings; Brown 1 in 1. Losing
pitcher: Knott. Umpires: Kolls, Orms
by and McGowan. Time: 1:58. Attend
ance (official) 9,500.
BUILDERS MEET
TAYLOR-COLQUITT
Sixth Week Of Independent
Loop Play Cards Four
Other Games
The sixth week of softball the
Independent league way starts
Monday afternoon at 6:15 p.m. at
the 2nd street grounds with-E. W.
Godwin’s Sons meeting the loop
pacing Taylor-Colquitt Creosoters.
During the week the Creosoters
picked up two games to move out
in front of the Builders, who won
one and lost one.
The league’s standing:
W L Pet.
Taylor - Colquitt. 6 2 .750
E. W. Godwins . 6 3 .666
Ethyl-Dowr . 5 4 .555
City Optical . 3 5 .375
Wertheimer . 2 8 .200
The complete, schedule for the
week:
Monday, Taylor-Colquitt vs. E.
W. Godwin’s Sons.
Tuesday, Ethyl-Dow vs. Werthei
mer.
Wednesday, City Optical vs. E. j
W. Godwin’s Sons.
Thursday, Taylor - Colquitt vs.
Ethyl-Dow.
Friday, Wertheimer vs. City Op
tical.
The top hitters of the league are
as follows:
Ab H Pet.
Shigley, Chemist .16 8 .500
Steel, Bagman ..14. 7 .500
Cameron, Builder .... 10 9 .470
Cherry, Bagman .17 8 .470
Folger, T.-C.30 14 .467
E. Hammonds, T.-C. ..25 11 .440
Brown, Chemist . 18 7 .433
Shoaf, T.-C.28 12 .429
Mote, Eyeman .2 9 .409
Tienken, Builder .20 8 .400
The team batting averages:
Taylor-Colquitt .327; Ethyl-Dow
.300; City Optical .290; Builders
.277; Bagmakers .243. 1
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12th Inning Homer Gives Cubs Win Over Dodgers 4.3
CAPE FEAR LOOP
IN BACK STRETCH
Begin Play In Second Series
Of Seven Games In
First Half Today
BY R. J. POWELL
The Purol-Pepsi Cola game at
the stadium shares the spotlight
with the RC Athletics contest at
Robert Strange on this afternoon’s
program in the Cape Fear Base
ball association as the eight teams
start the back stretch toward the
loop’s first half flag. Seven tilts
have been played and seven more
are on the first half schedule.
In the third game of the day. the
Hi-Kappas, who are in a three-way
jam with Pepsi and I.eland fox
first place, will seek to prolong the
cellar-misery of the last - place
Jackson Bell entry. While this ex
_ •_* Urtiein nOrfftl'mpH at
Hilton, the Leland Bears will be
trying to regain their stride on the
home lot with the fourth-place Ma
sonboro Ramblers as the victims.
The Lelanders were shutout by the
frat nine and the Ramblers went
13 chapters to nose out the JB's
in last Sunday’s engagements.
Snag Allen soundly thumped by
the RC’s last week, will probably
draw the starting mound assign
ment for the smooth-fielding Pepsi
club. Up until last Sunday's set
back, the fiery righthander had
oeen almost invincible on the slab,
accounting for four of his team’s
cictories this year. Adrian Rhodes,
the husky young High school catch
er, will probably get the receiving
job and the rest of the lineup will
remain the same.
With Big Sweeney Swinson on
the sidelines with a sore wing, the
Bluebirds will likely call on Speed
aall Artist Headon Piner. to halt
:he Pepsi fledglings. Headon came
jp with a nifty three-hit job against
;he A’s last week and appears in
;op shape for today’s argument
with Snag Allen, and Company.
Baker or Beasley will be the Purol
oackstop, and with one or two ex
:eptions, the rest of the lineup will |
De the same.
Fresh from their win over the
PC’s last week, the Royal Crown
men are confident they will erase
the A's in this afternoon’s classic at
Robert Strange.
On the other hand, the Athletics,
looking back to the initial clash of
the season which was won by the
RC's bv a slim margin, have high
lopes of upsetting their mtra-sec
:ional rivals this time. Fletcher
Piner, who was blasted out of the
dox last week, will probably be
;he A’s starting chunker while
anky John Hendrix will be the
Hola pitcher. Batton is expected to
ie benind the plate for the SAC’s
ind Sam Smith is the likely RC
catcher.
In high spirits over their crushi
ng conquest of the Leland aggre
gation last week, the Hi-Kappas
will probably bring out one of their
.essor-known flingers to see action
against the luckless JB's. Perhaps
iue to his fine showing against
;he RC’s recently. Lefty Charles
Hatchel may get the nod, but then,
there is righthander Louis Wells,
victor over Leland last year, who
las not been on the firing line
this campaign and may be Man
ager Lewis’ choice. The Kappas'
star moundsman, Jim Bullock, will
ae on hand in the event the starter
[alters. Gordon Hobbs will be the
Eraternity receiver.
Red Miller or Lappy Williams
will be the pitcher for the Printers
who have added several newcom
ers to their roster who are expect
ed to see service in today’s affair
at Hilton. Covington will probably
be the catcher.
With "Baby Ray” Lefty Brew on
the hill, the Leland Bears are fa
vored to make the count two wins
and no defeats on the Masonboro
nrl rtrvw +V-* t iirr, nlllhc mppl
on the Brunswick diamond. The
Ramblers will depend on reliable
Johnnie Carter to even the status
between the nines. As for the
backstopping, Woody Brew is ex
pected ib fill the bill for the home
lads; and Buck Tyre for the vis
itors. 1
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION
Chattanooga 10, Atlanta 4.
Memphis 6, Little Rock 5.
Nashville 11, Knoxville 0.
Flies gather on house screens
before a rainstorm because the
heavy air carries afar the odors of
food.
Tar Heels Win Six Conference Titles t
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^SNETg^LL TENNIS T/MCN. CNUSS CoONT^y
YANKEES DEFEAT
ST. LOUIS 8-5
Climb Once Again To .500
Mark In The Won And
Lost Columns
NEW YORK. June 1— <£) —The
Yankees toyed with the St. Louis
Browns through four innings today,
(hen exploded a four-run bomb in
ihe fifth and went on to an 8 to 5
victory to hit the .500 mark in the
won-and-lost standings for the first
time since May 3.
Each club scored one run apiece
in each of the first three innings.
Then George Selkirk’s fourth
homer of the year, with two mates
on base, featured the fith inning
outburst and just about broke up
the ball game.
The Yanks collected an even
dozen hits off Emil (Hillbilly) Bild
illi and John Kramer. The Brown
ies, dropping down into the Amer
ican league cellar through the de
feat, tagged Spud Chandler and
Johnny Murphy for nine safeties,
one of which was George McQuin
n’s homer. Chandler was the win
ning twirler. 9.
ST. LOUIS All R H O A
Lary. ss - 5 0 12 4
Juiluich, cf_ 5 110 0
McQuinn. lb _ 5 1 2 10 0
Uadcliff. if- 4 0 0 1 0
Hoag, rf - 4 0 12 0
Clift. 3b _ 3 2 12 3
Berardino, 2b _ 4 113 2
Swift, c _ 3 0 2 3 2
Grace, xx - 1 0 0 0 0
Susce. c - 0 0 0 0 0
Bildilli. p - 1 0 0 0 0
Cullenbine, x _ 0 0 0 0 0
Kramer, p-1- 10 0 11
Totals -3fi 5 9 24 12
x-Batted for Bildilli in 6th.
xx-Batted for Swift in 8th.
NEW YORK Al> R H O A
Crosetti. ss_ 5 12 4 2
Knickerbocker. 3b _ 4 12 0 1
Keller, rf_ 5 0 12 0
DiMaggio, cf _ 3 2 2 4 0
Dickey, c_ 3 114 1
Selkirk, If _ 4 113 0
Gordon. 2b _ 4 110 5
Dahlgren, lb_ 4 1 1 10 0
Chandler, p _ 2 0 10 1
Murphy, p - 1 0 0 0 0
Totals - 35 8 12 27 10
St. Louis-111 002 000—5
New York -111 040 Olx—S
Errors: Lary, DiMaggio. Runs bat
ted in: McQuinn, DiMaggio. Berardino.
Crosetti 2, Hoag. Selkirk 4. Keller, Lary
2. Two base hits: Knickerbocker; Lary.
Three base hit: Clift. Home runs:
McQuinn, Selkirk. Sacrifices: Murphy.
Bildilli. Double play: Berardino, Lary
and McQuinn. Left on bases: New
Yorl 7: St. Louis 7. Bases on balls
off: Bildilli 1, Chandler 2. Kramer 2
Strikeouts by: Chandler 1. Bildilli 4.
Murphy 2. Hits off: Bildilli 9 in 5
innings; Kramer 3 in 3; Chandler 8 in
5 2-3; Murphy 1 in 3 1-3. Wild pitch:
K. >mer. Winning pitcher: Chandler.
Losing pitcher: Bildilli. Umpires: Gei
sel. Quinn and Grieve. Time: 1:55. At
tendance: 10,848.
Confiado Is Winner
Of Brandywine ’Cap
STANTON, Del., June 1— UP)—
Confiado galloped to a two-length
win over Honey Cloud to win the
$5,000 added Hrandy Wine handi
cap, feature of today’s racing card
at Delaware park. Great Union was
third.
William Murray Named
Delaware U. Coach
NEWARK. DEL., June 1——
Appointment of William Murray,
Duke university graduate of 1931,
as director of athletics and head
football coach at the university of
Delaware was approved today by
the University's board of trustees.
Murray will begin his duties next
fall.
The trustees also announced that
Steve Grenda, head football coach
for the past two years, had been
granted a year’s leave of absence
at full salary. Grenda came to
Delaware from Blue Ridge College.
SENIORS ADVANCE
IN HANOVER LOOP
Frat Ten Now Within One
Game Of Tie With Lead
ing Y. M. €. A.
Last week’s play in the Hanover
softball league advanced the Se
nior Fraternity within one game of
tying the loop-leading Y. M. C. .A.
The Christians have won seven and
lost two. The Fraternity lads are
close behind with seven victories
and three defeats;.
Last week’s results:
Y. M. C. A. 10—Junior Order 3
Star-News 4—Firemen 2.
Senior Frat. 15—Junior Order 8
Senior Frat. 15—Phalanx 13
Star-News—Phalanx (rain)
Firemen 10—Y. M. C. A. 9.
Last week’s stars:
Bill Bowen of the Star-N e w s,
hurled five-hit ball against Fire
men and rapped out a home run
with bases loaded to account for
all his team’s runs.
King of the Y. M. C. A., rapped
Dut three for three to aid his team
in defeating Junior order.
Carter and Rivenbark of Juniors
collected two for three in game
against Y. M. C. A.
Piner, hurler for the Senior Fra
ternity, gave up 10 hits to beat
JOUAM. Winn and Johnson of Se
niors, both collected home runs.
N. Curtis of the Senior Frater
nity and Whitaker of the Phalanx
both got two for three.
rsf Firpmpn maUnrf
his first appearance on the field
got two for three and stole three
bases in game against the Y. M.
C. A.
The standings:
Won Lost
Y. M. C. A.7 2
Senior Frat.7 3
Firemen .5 5
Star - News . 4 4
Junior Order .3 7
Phalanx . 1 8
This Week’s Games
Monday: Junior Order vs. Fire.
men at Robert Strange.
Tuesday: Y.M.C.A. vs. Star-News
at ROTC field.
Wednesday: Junior Order vs.
Phalanx at ROTC field.
Wednesday: Star-News vs. Senior
Fraternity at Robert Strange.
Thursday: Y.M.C.A. vs. Phalanx
at ROTC field. v
Friday: Senior Fraternity Vs.
Firemen at ROTC field 4
6TH INNING RALLY
KNOTS COUNT 3-3
Brooklyn Now Three Full
Games Behind Loop-Lead
ing Reds
CHICAGO, June 1.—W—A1 Todd’s
homer, leading off the 12th inning,
gave the Cubs a 4 to 3 victory over
the slipping Brooklyn Dodgers to
day, after the Chicago outfit had
come from behind to tie the game
up with a three-run blast in the
sixth.
The Dodgers not only dropped the
decision, which sank them three full
feanico — — * =
'leading Cincinnati Reds, but they
also lost their classy rookie short
stop, Harold (Pee-Wee) Reese. One
of relief pitcher Jake Mooty’s slants
in the 12th hit Reese on the back
ot the head and knocked him out.
He was taken to a hospital.
Mooty’s Work Feature
The game was featured by the
relief pitching of Mootv, who took
over in the sixth after Ken Raffens
berger was lifted for a pinch hit
ter, and Tot Pressnell, who relieved
Tex Carleton during the Cubs’ sixth
inning uprising. Mooty gave up two
hits in the sixth frame and tossed
hitless ball the rest of the w-ay.
Pressnell allowed only three hits
through the last six chapters, but
one of them was Todd’s game
wrecker.
The Dodgers gut to Raffensberger
in the fourth and fifth for all their
scoring. Singles by Ernie Koy, Jos
Vosmik, Cookie Lavagetto and Joe
Gallagher produced two tallies in
the fourth and Koy’s triple drove
in the third Dodger run in the fifth.
Billy Herman ojvned the Cub
sixth with a homer. Jimmy Gleeson
walked and Hank Leiber singled to
send Carleton to the showers. Bill
Nicholson greeted Pressnell with a
base hit, scoring Gleeson and Leiber
brought the tying run home on an
infield out.
BROOKLYN Ab R H O A
Reese, gs _ 3 10 4 2
Purocher, ss _ 0 0 0 0 0
Koy, of _ 6 0 2 3 0
Vosmik. If _ 4 113 0
Lavagetto, 31)_ 3 1114
Gallagher rf_ 3 0 2 3 0
Camilli, lb .. 4 0 10 1
Hudson, 2b ... 3 0 14 3
„ A n -1 R o
Carieton. p _ 3 0 0 0 0
Pressnell, p _ 2 0 0 0 0
Totals . 43 3 9y33 12
y-None out when winning run scored.
CHICAGO Ab K H O A
Hack, 3b .. 5 0 0 1 4
Herman, 2b _ 5 12 3 2
Gleeson, cf _ 3 10 7 0
Leiber. rf _ 5 114 0
Nicholson, If_ 5 0 3 3 1
Russell, lb .— 5 0 19 0
Todd, c _ 5 117 2
Mattick. ss_ 4 0 0 2 1
Raffensberger, p _ 1 0 0 0 0
Dallessandro z _ 0 O 0 0 0
Mooty, p _ 2 0 0 0 2
Totals .-. 40 4 8 36 12
z-Batted for Raffensberger in 5th.
Brooklyn .. 000 210 000 000—3
Chicago __ 000 003 000 001—4
Error: Mattick. Runs batted in:
Koy, Laragetto, Gallagher, Herman.
Nicholson, Russell, Todd. Three base
hit: Koy. Home runs: Herman. Todd.
Double play: Mancuso and Hudson.
Left on bases: Brooklyn 8; Chicago 6.
Bases on balls off: Carieton 3, Raf
fensberger 1, Mooty 2. Strikeouts by:
Carieton 5, Pressnell 2. Raffensberger
4, Mooty 2. Hits off: Carieton 5 in 5
innings (none out in 6th); Pressnell 3
in 6 (none out in 12th); Raffensberger
7 in 5; Mooty 2 in 7. Hit by pitcher
by: Mooty (Reese). Winning pitcher:
Mooty. Losing pitcher: Pressnell. Um
pires: Ballanfant, Pinelli and Camp
bell. Time: 2:43. Attendance: (ac
tual) 8,855.
Pin WINS SECOND
IC4A MEET TITLE
Does Not Have A Single First
Place Winne" In The
Competition
BY BILL KING
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 1—
—Although without a single first
place winner in a competition that
saw five new meet records set
and another equalled, the Univer
sity of Pittsburgh gained its second
IC4A track and field championship
in four years today at Harvard
stadium.
By putting together five and a
half second places, plus a third, a
fourth and a fifth, the Panthers
rolled up 29 1-2 points and nullified
the mighty lift that Norwood Eweil,
sensational negro sophomore, gave
his Pennsylvania State forces by
winning both dashes and the broad
jump.
Ewell’s “triple,” the first in IC4A
competition since 1937, when Col
umbia’s Ben Johnson won the same
three events while Pittsburgh was
gaining the team title, enabled
Penn State to take second place
with 24 points.
California, the pre-meet favorite,
tied with Yale for third honors
with 20 points and New York
University was fifth with 19 points.
The other team scores were tufts
and Georgetown 13 each, Maine
and Manhattan 12 each, Harvard
11 1-2, Cornell 9 1-2, Princeton 9,
Michigan State 8 1-2, Brown and
Pennsylvania 7 each, Rhode Isalnd
State and Fordhame 6 each, Bos
ton College 5, Holy Cross 4 ?knd
Syracuse and Temple 2 each. 2
, . 37>568 Americans were I
“rlu1- action in the first World
war, but casualties totaled 233,184. j
Rip-Roaring Wrestling
Card Set For Thursday
William Henry Ezzell Will
Meet Harry Larkins On
Three-Bout Card
A three-ring circus would have
nothing on the wrestling card to
be presented at Legion Field’s ex
hibition building Thursday night,
when the gladiators of the ring
wrangle again for the amusement
of Wilmington fight fans.
In addition to the regular two
bout card, a bout between William
Henry Ezzell, Wilmington’s wrest
ling constable, and Harry Larkins
has been added to the card, at the
request of the amateur gladiators.
William Henry accepted Larkins’
challenge last week and Scotty
Dorkins, promoter, added their
contest to the card at their request.
Asked last night if he thought the
bout would be stased (in view of
others in which William Henry has
been announced as a participant
which never materialized for one
reason or another) Scotty came
through with g laconic, “Yup.”
He went on to explain that he
put the amateurs on the card at
their request and only because they
wished to do battle in the ring.
Now, he said, if they fail to wrestle
for any reason at all, Scotty is go
ing to have a thing or two to say
about it. Consequently he is sure
there will be a battle royal be
tween the two amateurs when the
gong rings Thursday night.
The regular card in itself is no
slouch, he pointed out. In the main
bout of the evening Bibber Mc
Coy, of Boston, former Holy Cross
athlete, who caught for Detroit in
baseball for two years and who
tips the beam at a mere 2 4 5
pounds, is going to tangle with
Tom Mahoney, of Florida, who has
gained quite a following here. The
bout is to be for the best two out of
three falls with a 90 minute time
limit.
Mahoney’s popularity has grown
here with each of his three appear
ances, in two of which he gained
victories over Bashara and Hader.
In the prelim Ellis Bashara, of
Oklahoma, the former All-America
star and Olympic wrestling team
member in 1932, will meet the
Navy’s former champion, Pat
Newman, who last week fought to
a one-hour draw with Johnny
Marrs in a bout which more than
pleased the fans. 1
BEDS DOWN BEES
BY SCORE OF 3-2
Game Played Under Protest
As Result Of Second-In
ning Incident
CINNCINNATI, June —Iff)— The
Cincinnati Reds trounced the Bos
ton Bees 3 to 2 today behind Gene
Thompson's three-hit pitching, but
the Bees played under protest as
the result of a second inning in
cident.
Frank Me Cormick singled to
start the second and Ernie Lom
bardi waited out Bill Posedel to
a three-nothing count. On the
fourth pitch Lombardi thought Um
pire Bill Stewart waved him to first.
Ernie started to walk and McCor
mick sauntered toward second.
Stewart, however, meant the ball
was a strike. Catcher A1 Lopez of
the Bees threw to second and Mc
Cormick was tagged. After hud
dling, the umpires sent McCormick
back to first and made it 3 and 1 on
Ernie. Manager Casey Stengel
of the Bees protested—Then Ernie
doubled, scoring Frank.
Lonnie Frey’s second homer of
the year, in the fifth with Harry
Craft on base, provided the Clinch
er. The bees gathered their runs
in the sixth on three walks and
Tony Cuccinello’s single. 2
BOSTON Ab H H O fl
Sisti. 2b . 4 0 13 0
Moore. rf- 3 10 0 0
Hnssett, lb_ 2 10 5 1
West, cf - 4 0 0 6 0
Ross, if - 3 0 0 0 0
Cuceincllo, 3b_ 3 0 2 0 3
Lopez, e - 4 0 0 7 3
Miller, ss - 3 0 0 2 4
Posedel, p - 3 0 0 1 3
Totals - 29 2 3 24 8
CINCINNATI Ab R H O A
Craft, ef - 4 12 3 0
Prey, 2b - 3 112 2
Goodman, rf _ 3 0 0 1 0
McCormick, lb_ 4 12 8 2
Lombardi, c _ 4 0 2 3 0
Werber, 3b_ 4 0 0 2 0
Rizzo, if - 3 0 14 0
Myers, ss - 3 0 13 5
Thompson, p- 3 0 0 1 3
Totals -31 3 9 27 10
Boston .. 000 002 000—2
Cincinnati - 010 020 OOx—?
Errors: None. Runs batted in: Cuc
cinello 2, Frey 2, Lombardi. Two base
hits: Cuccinello, Lombardi 2. Home
run: B’rey. Sacrifice: B'rey. Double
plays: Lopez and Miller and Hassctt:
McCormick and Myers nnd McCormick!
Left on bases: Boston 5; Cincinnati 7
Bases on balls off: Posedel 2, Thomp
son 5. Strikeouts by: Posedel 3, Thomp.
son 3 Umpires: Stewart, Barr and
““Serkurth. Time: 1:48. Attendance
1,616 paid; 5,592 boys.
WINNER
LOS ANGELES, June 1.—Ira
Pan captured the first division of
the inaugural Hag-gin stakes for a
doubled $10,000 purse today at Hol
ywood Park.
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• STANDINGS
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
American League
Philadelphia 6; Cleveland 1.
New York 8: St. Louis 5.
Boston 2; Chicago 1.
Detroit 12; Washington 3.
National League
Cincinnati 3; Boston 2.
Chicago 4; Brooklyn 3.
New York at Pittsburgh, postponed
wet grounds.
Philadelphia 5; St. Louis 4.
THE STANDINGS
American .League
Won Lost Pet
Boston- 23 10 .097
Cleveland_ 23 14 .022
.Detroit _ 21 15 .583
New York _ 18 IS .500
Chicago _ 10 22 .421
Washington _ 10 23 .410
Philadelphia_ 14 21 .400
St. Louis _ 14 22 .389
national lieajfiie
Won Lost Prt
Cincinnati _ 26 10 .722
Brooklyn _ 21 11 ,65c
New York_ 19 12 .613
Chicago_ 19 19 .500
Philadelphia_ 13 IS .419
St. Louis '_ 13 21 .382
Boston _ 11 19 .367
Pittsburgh _ 9 21 .300
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TODAY’S GAMES
NEW YORK, June 1.—CP)—Probable
pitchers in the major leagues tomor
row (won-lost records in parentheses):
American League
Detroit at Washington — Trout (1-1)
ts. Monteagudo (0-1).
Cleveland at Philadelphia (2)—Feller
(7-2) and Na.vmick (1-2) vs. Dean (4-2)
and Potter (2-3).
St. Louis at Ntw York (2)—Harris
(3-1) and Kennedy (3-4) vs. Russo (2-0)
and Breuer (4-2).
Chicago at Boston (2)—Rigney (3-6)
and Lyons (3-2) vs. Gatehouse (3-0)
and Butland (1-0).
National League
Brooklyn at Chicago (2)—Wyatt (4-3)
and Hamlin (2-3) vs. Lee (4-6) and
Olsen (2-2).
New York at Pittsburgh—Schumach
er (1-4) vs. Klinger (3-4).
Boston at Cincinnati (2)—Errickson
(2-0) and Piechota (1-1) vs. Walters
(8-0) and Turner (2-1).
Philadelphia at St. Louis (2)—Beck
(0-1) and Smoll (1-3) vs. Bowman (0-3)
and Lanier (2-1).
Dodger Shortstop Is
Hit On Head By Ball
CHICAGO, June 1—UP)— Harold
(Pee-Wee) Reese, speedy rookie
shortstop of the Brooklyn Dodgers,
was hit on the head by a pitched
ball in the 12th inning of today’s
game with the Cubs and had to be
taken to a hospital.
Reese was brought up from Louis
ville this year. He is 20 years old
and he has batted .254 through the
first 25 games of the season.
TOURISTS WIN
NORFOLK, Va., June 1. —CD—
Unleashing a six-run barrage in the
fourth frame, the Asheville Tourists
scuttled Norfolk today, S-5, for their
second in a row from the Tars.
I- - ~
ROSS HURLS TWoT
HIT GAME TO Wlf
Holds Athletics To A Ho„
And One Single For 6-1
Victory
PH1I ADELPHIA, June t
Pitching one of the best ga *
hls career, Lee “Buck “ Ross vL
ed only two hits todav jn
the Philadelphia athletics to a ^
dians'.10^ °Ver the Cleveland i!
..??.a11 Trosky, Coeveland's han
hitting first sacker, clouted h s 12
homer of the season in the seco
inning for Cleveland's only run a
enly hit until the ninth when R
Weatherly singled.
Four other Cleveland Piavpi
■”u™ IWO on walks ar
two on errors by Benny McCo
After Clarence Campbell was sa
on McCoy’s fumble in the thii
Ross retired 16 men in successk
before Rollie Hemsley walked wr
one out in the eighth.
The A’s scored twice in the fir
off Johnny Allen on three walk
an error, and Sam Chapman
single. McCoy’s double and Wal
Moses’ single accounted for a
other in the second. In the fift
with Joe Dobson pitching, the A
got two more on a walk and singli
by Dick Siebert, Ai Rubelmg ar
and Bill Lillard.
Chapman’s homer in the seven'
was the A’s last tally.
CLEVELAND ' Ab R R n
Boudreau, ss_ 4 o 0 |
Weatherly, of__ 4 n 1 0
Bell, rf _. 4 0 0 3
Trosky, lb ..._ 4 .1 i 3
Heath, If- 4 0 ft 1
Keltner. 3b_ 3 0 n ;
Mack, 2b_ 3 0 0;
Hemsley, c _2 0 n S
Allen, p —. 0 0 0 0
Campbell, x_. 1 0 0 0
Dobson, p_ | 0 0 0
Hale, xx - 1 n 0 0
Harder, p.. 0 0 0 0
Totals . 31 1 2 21
x-Batted lor Allen in 3rd.
xx-Batted for Dobson in 8th.
PHILADELPHIA Ab R H n
McCoy, 2b_ 4 2 2 2
Moses, rf- 4 0 13
•Tohnson, If_ 4 0 11
Hayes, c _ 2 2 0 0
Siebert, lb __ 3 115
Chapman, cf __ 4 12 4
Rubeling, 3b _ 4 0 10
Lillard, ss _ 3 0 11
Ross, p _ 3 0 0 1
Totals ... 31 fi 9 27
Cleveland . .. 010 000 000
Philadelphid ___ 210 020 lOi
Errors: Boudreau, McCoy 2. Rui
batted in: Chapman 2, Trosky, Most
Siebert, Lillard. Two base hit: M
Coy. Three base hit: McCoy. Ron
runs: Trosky, Chapman. Sacrifice
Ross. Double plays; Boudreau, Ma'
and Trosky: Mack, Boudreau an
Trosky. Left on bases: Cleveland .
Philadelphia 8. Bases on balls of
Allen 3, Dobson 2, Harder 1. Koss
Strikeouts by: Allen 1, Dobson 5, Rot
6. Hits off: Allen 4 in 2 innings; Dot
son 3 in 5; Harder, none in 1. Wil
pitches: Dobson, Ross. Losing pile!
er: Allen. Umpires: Summers an
Rommel. Time: 1:32. Attendance: 5.W.
(estimated).
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