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Redskins Inspired by Thousands From Capital Attending Game
PROS NOT CALLOUS
TO FANS’ PLAUDITS
Squad Impatient to Come
to Grips With Giants.
Will Avoid Fights.
By BILL DISMER. Jr..
Htafl Oorrupnndent ol The 8tar.
RYE. N. Y.. Dec. 4.—Inwardly
rursing the remaining hours
they must wait until they can
get at the Giants at 2 o’clock
tomorrow afternoon, but genuinely in
spired by the knowledge that thou
sands of Washingtonians will be in the
Polo Grounds stands when they take
the field, your thoroughly aroused
Redskins war-whooped through their
last workout here today.
Make no mistake about it., you fans
who are planning on coming to New
York tomorrow. Your presence is go
frig to mean a lot to the Redskins.
We asked one of them today what
effect, if any, the cheers of a crowd
had on a team of former college ath
letes after they are professionalized.
"All the effect in the world," was
his answer. "Gee. when that orow'd
cheered after that tying touchdown
last Sunday against the Packers. wre’d
have played our heads off to win.”
Redskins on Edge.
yy/E HAVE a hunch the Skins are
going to play their heads off to
morrow, too. for today the wide open
spaces of the Westchester Country
Club smacked more of a college
campus than the temporary quarters
of a professional football team.
Dotted with Redskins, who prartically
monopolize the place due to the oflf
•eason period, the club's air was full
of but one thing—the contest for
Eastern championship of the National
Football league which will be decided
by tomorrow's game.
Even if they did not have to win
In order to gain the title, we’ve a no
tion the Skins would be out to beat
the Giants. There's a tenseness in
the air, revealed by short tempers and
•harp tongues, all indicating that the
6kins are on edge.
That's a healthy sign, according to
Coach Ray Flaherty, who would
rather have petty bickerings among his
players than a squad full of con
tented, self-satisfied and indifferent
grtdders. The bickerings are nothing
personal, you understand, but merely
indicate the fact that every one is
chafing at the bit.
Will Match the Giants.
'J'HE Giants had better not try any
funny stuff, either. Apprised of
the situation during the Green Bay
game, when Taiwan White, New
York's rookie guard, came to blows
with Lutlow of the Parkers, the Red
6kins responded thusly:
“Let the Giants start a fight if they
want to. As for us, we'll keep on
playing football. We've a notion the
best-played football is going to decide
the game.”
And the Skins are convinced that
they're the better team. All this stuff
•—and there's plenty of it in the New
York papers—about the Giants hav
ing the better players, the better rec
ord. and the psyehologieal advantage
of playing at home is all bunk, say the
Capital's representatives.
Sure. Danowski is a great passer.
Sure, Leemans is a helluva runner.
Sure, Corzine is a great blocker, and
Hire, Tilly Manton is liable to decide
any game with a field goal. But
what about Baugh and Battles and
Pinekert and Riley Smith? Any doubt
about, their being a passer, runner,
blocker or place-kicker? Especially
Slingin' Sam. who now looms as the
Redskins' outstanding triple-threat.
Give the Giants’ line all the credit
tn the world. It’s allowed only six
touchdowns in 10 games—less than
half as many as the Redskins have
yielded. But with only two out of
aix having played pro football before
this year, methings I'd takp (he Red
skins forwards who average nearly
three years per man in the National
League. Experienee In an important
game isn't the worst thing in the
world to have.
Redskins’ Rand on Deck.
^^EW YORKERS may have reason
to think the Indians have romp
♦o reclaim Manhattan if they happen
to be on Fifth avenue tomorrow or
at the Polo Grounds tomorrow after
noon. Only this time the "Indians”
Will be the Washington Redskin Band.
According to Owner George Mar
shall. his 55-piece band, which has
played at all of the National League
games in Washington this year, will
arrive in New York tomorrow morn
ing. dressed as Indians. Led by Chief
Lone West, the Cherokee who has
served as barker at the Griffith Sta
dium entrance this year, and Tommy
Hampton, the Chickasaw, who has
done a war-dance on the sidelines
before and during games, the band
will parade from Pennsylvania Sta
tion up Fifth avenue to Columbus
Circle and then take a bus to the Polo
Grounds.
There they will watch their
•‘rouslns,” the Redskins, try to take,
not Manhattan back from the New
Yorkers, but the leadership of the
Eastern division back from the Giants.
If they do repossess the lead they last
on September 26, they’ll win the
championship.
BRIARLY ENCOURAGED
Little Basket Ball Squad Starts
With Lopsided Victory.
Since they administered an astound
ing 104-* crashing of the Bladens
burg High School quint in their sea
son opener. Briarley Military Acad
emy's little band of basket bailers feels
more optimistic about the remaining
21 encounters on its 1937 schedule.
’ Bob Chichester, former Washing
ton-Lee star, Charlie Hodgkin, ex
Woodward Prepman; Lee, Tom and
Metcalf Lodge. Paul Wright, "Big Boy”
Steele and Milt Barrett comprise the
entire squad of the little Ammendale,
Md. school that has an enrollment of
only 60 boys.
Central, Roosevelt, Washington-Lee,
Mount Rainier, Georgetown Prep and
Hyattsville High are schools of Wash
ington and vicinity on Briarley’s
schedule.
^———————— ———————p—^_
Washington’s Grid Pros Toil Hard For Title Tilt With Giants Tomorrow
_ _ t
; ~" Halfback Cliff Battles, leading ground gainer of the National Professional Football League,
shown carrying ball during a scrimmage drill of the Redskins at their conditioning base in Rye.
N. \ yesterday._—Wide World Photos.
~ Halfback Ed Justice End. Bob McChesney and Fullback Max Krause oblige the cameraman
by giving for a /oose bo**af- fjj-e Westchester Country Club, xchere the Skins are training tor
their Sabbath setto at the Polo Grounds against the Nexv York team.
Redskin-Giant Game Interest
Shows Great Advance in Pro
Grid Sport Over Brief Span
By GRAXTUND RICE.
NEW YORK, Dec. 4—Profes
sional football is a young
man's game now, too. It used
to be that the college star,
fresh from the campus, would take a
dip in professional football to get a
few needed dollars and then pass on,
leaving the game to the old war horses
who had become heavy around the
feet and big around the waist after
10 or 12 seasons. That was when
Canton and Massillon, Ohio, were the
twin capitals of the pro game and the
big towns looked upon it with indif
ference.
The entrance into the big towns
meant big money, and big money
meant an improvement in the game.
In recent years the game has been
speeded up. And a speedier game can
be carried on only by younger players.
Steven Owen, coach of the Giants,
was bragging mildly the other day
about having the youngest team in
the National League, but Ray Flah
erty of the Washington Redskins
rountered with the information that
no team in the league has more fresh
men than his—16 of his players hav
ing played only one year or less in
the pay ranks.
This means—or should—that to
morrow's game between the Giants
and the Redskins for the champion
ship of the league’s Eastern division
should be fast and speetacular—espe
cially with passers like Sammy Baugh
and Ed Danowski in there hurling
the bail to receivers like Wayne Mill
ner, Charley Malone, Hank Soar and
Ward Cuff.
Baugh Biggest Threat.
gAUGH'S passing, of course, repre
sents the biggest single threat to
the Giants' hopes of romping past
the Redskins and moving on against
the Chicago Bears for a shot at the
1" ague title. The Giants have a record
of 29 interceptions of enemy passes
this year, but they didn't catch any
that Baugh threw in the September
clash between these teams that re
sulted in a Redskin victory. It may
be that Sammy isn’t pitching the bail
any more accurately than he did
then its difficult to see how he
could but the latest dope on him is
that he hasn’t fallen off even slightly.
The indications are that, with good
weather—because the profesisonal fan
isn't as hardy as the collegiate type
and will not sit for two hours in the
rain—there will be a crowd of 50,000
ok1 so at the Polo Grounds tomorrow.
This offers further proof of the rapid
growth of the professional game
which, less than 20 years ago, was a
haphazard business outside two or
three well-established spots like the
Ohio mill towns. In those days the
best college players who could be
drafted for a season or two of play
while they scouted around for coach
ing jobs or something of the sort
played in ramshackle ball parks be
fore small crowds and drewr very lit
tle for their efforts except bumps and
bruises.
Hardships in Old Game.
of Lou Little’s classic stories—
for Lou put in a season or so in
the profeslsonal game, playing for
two or three teams at the same time—
reflects the hardships of that era.
Lou was paid $10 for playing a game
in a Pennsylvania coal town one Sat
urday and suffered a painful knee in
jury, then stayed up all night on a
train that was taking him to Buffalo
for a Sunday game, putting hot and
cold compresses on the • knee. He
didn't tell the coach of the Buffalo
team about his Injury, fearing that.
If he did, he wouldn’t be allowed to
play—and if he didn't play, he
wouldn't be paid—and that was a $25
game.
Compare that with the conditions
today, where the players are as well
trained and w'ell looked aft>r as the
major league ball players; play under
the same conditions and before crowds
just as big, and draw as much money
as the big-time ball players in return
for their skill.
That last item—the kind of money
the professional players make today—
La the most important item in the de
velopment of the game, of course.
Formerly, the professional football
player had a week end job only, and
it didn't pay him enough to keep
him, so that he had to work at some
thing else during the week. Thus,
he had scant time in which to prac
tice and was lucky if he could get in
a drill of an hour or so between games.
Now, the professional teams practice
as long and as rigorously as the
college teams and in the same some
what eleborate circumstances.
(Ooprris ht, 1037, br the North American
Newspaper Alliance, Inc.)
EX-HIGH STARS PACE
LITTLE TAVERN’S WIN
Fort Myer Basketer* Defeated,
33-27, in Henrich League as
Beach, Swift Shine.
(^EORGE BEACH, former Tech High
star, and Warren Swift, former
Central High captain, paced Little
Tavern’s basket ball team to victory
last night in the Heurich Cup League
as the Hamburger Boys defeated Port
Myer. 33-27. in their league debut.
Beach scored 13 points, while Swift
registered 7.
Huck Cavanaugh and Oay Edelin
scored 8 points each as Senate Beer
disposed of Marine Reserves, 38-32.
Jimmy Howell, former Oeorge Wash
ington ace, dropped in 13 points for
the Reserves.
A1 Waters. Ollie Tipton and Cliff
Keyser, scholastic stars here several
years ago. contributed 11, 10 and 9
points, respectively, as Lubeseal easily
whipped United Clay Products, 47-20.
Spero Kolius, former Roosevelt High
player, was high man for United
Clay with 8 points.
BORROW C. U. STADIUM
D. C. Schoolboy All-Stars Meet
Georgians December 19.
Catholic University’s spacious sta
dium will provide the setting when
local high and prep school football
players clash with Monroe A. and M.
of Monroe. G* . Sunday, December 19.
Use of the field was extended by
Dutch Bergman, Cardinal athletic di
rector.
Selected from 17 schools, the local
high and prep eleven will be coached
by Artie Boyd of Eastern, Johnny
Baker of Washington-Lee, Orrell
Mitchell of Gonzaga, Hardy Pearce of
Central and Dan Ahem of Western.
Red Barron, former Georgia Tech grid
great, coaches the Monroe outfit.
Devitt and Bullis have been re
quested to select four boys each for
the team, while Landon is expected
to nominate one or two boys for action.
Sports Mirror
By the Associated Press.
Today a year ago—Yale placed
two men. Larry Kelly and Clint
Frank, on Associated Press all
America football team; Id Brandt,
Brooklyn southpaw, traded to
Pirates for Ralph Birkofer and
Harry Lavagetto.
Three years ago—Official Amer
ican League averages showed Lou
Gehrig, with 165 runs batted In,
led league for fifth time and tied
Babe Ruth’s record.
Five years ago—Joe McCluskey
won National A. A. V. cross-coun
try championship.
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GRID TITLE CLAIMED
Fredericksburg High Wins 13-0
S
Over Reidsville Team.
FREDERICKSBURG. Va„ Dec. 4
<&).—Fredericksburg High’s big Yel
low Jacket eleven today claimed the
Middle Atlantic class B championship
here after upsetting Reidsville, (N. C.)
High 13-0 before 3,500. spectators yes
terday.
Randy Hafiin, 100-pound Freder
icksburg halfback, plunged across from
the 4-yard line early In the third
quarter to account for the first Fred
ericksburg score and Russell Carneal
pulled down a 9-yard pass from Bobby
Bellomy at the goal line midway In
the fourth period.
Reidsville failed to get beyond the
Fredericksburg 35 at any stage of the
game.
Mat Matches
By tbs Associated Frees.
NORTH BBROHH. N. J.—Qeorft
Kovsrlr, 320. California, tossed Jack
Kennedy, 220. Iowa: 37:48.
PHILADELPHIA.—Jim Londos. Its,
St. Louis, pinned Chief Thunderbird.
214. Vancouver, British Columbia;
44:61.
BUFFALO. N. T.—Ed Don Georae.
226. North Java, dafaatad All Baba,
205. Detroit: two of three falls.
SAN DIEGO.—Sammy Stein, 310,
New York, threw Chief Uttlo Wolf,
210. New York; 15 minutes.
SALT LAKE CITY.—Oil* Sonnen
ber». Chicaso. defeated Sherman
BIG TEN PONDERS
CHANGES IN CODE
Directors Would Lift Bans
on Training Table and
Post-Season Games.
1*T CHARLES DUNKLEY,
Associated Press aborts Writer.
HICAGO, Dec. 4.—Removal of
two restrictions on football in
the Western Conference were
up for consideration today by
the Faculty Committee, after their
presentation had been made by the
director of athletics.
They were:
Lifting the ban on the modified
training table which would enable the
directors to provide at least one whole
some meal for football players four
times a week. The directors pointed
out that the school already supplied
a meal on Friday night and on Satur
day when the team played away from
home, and that a player was in as
much need of proper diet supervision
after practice as he was on the day
before and the day of the contest.
Removal of the ban against past
season games. The coaches want
legislation that will enable the Big
Ten champion to become a potential
foe in the annual Rose Bowl game—a
project which has grown popular in
both the Big Ten and Pacific confer
ences. Not since 1921 has a confer
ence team appeared in the Rase Bowl.
Training Table Move Dubious.
gUCCESS of the training table move
appeared doubtful, although some
of the directors, after mustering new
strength within their own organiza
tion, felt certain that the faculty rep
resentative would act favorably.
The football coaches, after consider
able discussion of defense and the
professional forward pass rule, which
allows throwing the ball from any
point behind the point of scrimmage,
went on record opposing any change
of rules. However, they recommended
that games be timed officially by an
electric clock placed on the scoreboard
and operated from the sideline, and
also -that the officials wear shirts or
Jerseya striped in black and white to
distinguish them from players. A
question of offlciatine also ramp iin
for airing, with the coache* voting to
ask John L. Griffith, commissioner of
athletics, to supply them with a com
plete list of Big Ten officials, detail
ing their age and period of service and
petitioning the commissioner to em
ploy more new men in Big Ten games.
Boost High School Officials.
Several of the coaches deplored the
difficulties encountered by promising
high school officials who wanted to
break Into the conference officiating
circle. They held that high school
games were the best training grounds
for officials.
The Big Ten tennis coaches formed
an asaoctatlon in an effort to stimu
late interest in this sport. In wrestling
there also was a new deal. Bouts
henceforth will be decided on points
as follows: niree points for a near
fall, two points for a go-behind, either
from underneath or on foot, and one
point for an escape from fall.
Schedule* for the 1S3S track season
were completed with the decision to
hold the conference indoor champion
ship at Chicago March 11 and 12, the
outdoor at Ohio State May 20 and 21
and the national Intercollegiate at the
University of Minnesoat, June 17 and
1*. '
ALL-AMERICA STATE
._ i
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 4 Mar
shall Goldberg and Tony Matisi of
Pittsburgh *re the sixty-fourth and
rixty-flfth players from Pennsylvania
institutions named on All-America
elevens selected by the late Walter
Damp and the Associated Press.
The University of Pennsylvania
leads the State’s representation with
10 players, while Pittsburgh ranks sec
ond with 15. Penn State has con
;ributed five, Lafayette three, Wash
ington and Jefferson two and Du
luesne one.
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SWEEP AT HANDBALL
Local T. M. C. A. handball players
wored a clean sweep over a picked
earn representing the Baltimore
f. M. H. A., taking six matches with
>ut losing a game.
The Washington combination of
Woodward and Cowley manufactured
in upset by easily defeating Blum and
Hoeenlleld, Baltimore A. A. U. junior
loubles champions, 21—13, 21—10.
lack Schwarts disposed of Lefty
Item. Baltimore ace. 21—17. 21—11.
Reporter Discovers Redskin
Exercises Not Conducive to
Agility on Writing Machine
By BILL DISMER. Jr..
8t»n Correspondent ol The Star.
RYE, N. Y., Dec. 4.—Yours truly
asked for—and received—the
works today, from Assistant
Coach and Trainer Roy Baker
of the Redskins. It was that second
mentioned title that sent me scurrying
to Mr. Baker for relief for a flounder
ing, though not entirely helpless, mid
section, often called the tummy.
Sensing a grand opportunity in the
assets of Westchester Country Club's
thoroughly-equipped “health center,”
plus plenty of room outdoors to run
"it” off, I asked the man who keeps
the Skins in shape what it would take
to START putting me in shape.
“Come ont in the morning and I'll
show you,” he said.
We did, and while we're still alive
to tell the tale, here was Dr. Baker's
prescription.
He Gets the Works.
I J^UT >'ou think it can be told in
a few words, let me warn you that
’twas only an hour after breakfast
when we started, and a half-hour be
fore lunch when we finished. I never
knew until then that my I. Q. in
| physical education would have approx
imated minus one.
It started simply enough. Roy
picked up a football and said, "Let's
throw' this around a bit to warm up.”
I still think I showed up my teacher
here, for no matter how hard he tried,
his aim never was within my reach.
He said afterw'ard that he was trying
to make me run, but it sounded like
an alibi. That lasted 15 minutes.
Then he picked up that round ton
of dead weight down as the medicine
ball. And I never knew before there
could be so many ways of getting the
blamed thing away from you. “Bake.”
though, seemed to think that I was
an old hand with the ball, for right
away he told me to use just one hand.
I still think two hands would have
been better, but he said something
about working first one shoulder and
then the other, so I ha dto alternate.
The only time he’d let me use both
hands I’d have to bend way over back
wards and toas over my head. It's a
nice trick if you can do it. I did—in
the 15th minute.
Then came the exercises. (No, dear
reader, the aforementioned were just
“warming up"j. Well, you know what
exercises look like, but if yo ucan pic
ture a 6-foot 4-inch desk-worm re
porter flat on his back and trying to
make his toes swing around to touch
his ears, you get some idea of the more
complicated endeavors.
That, praise be, completed the physi
cal activity on my part—but not the
treatment! "Bake" wanted to live up to
his name, so he locked me in one of
those 4-foot square "sweat boxes” to
bake for 10 minutes. And only last
night I nearly had frozen to death!
When finally he dragged me out as
greasy as a stoker he ordered me to
the showers. And while int here I
couldn't help wondering why athletes
hated to be sent t othe showers. Gosh,
what a wonderful feeling.
Alcoholized—Externally.
'J'HEY still tell me I stayed under the
bli»ful waters longer than I had
done anything else.
And then Bake made me go alcoholic,
all over. Externally, Boss, so I'm still
sober. In other words, he rubbed me
down wTith it. And then what do you
think he did? Put me under some
thing that's going to make you think
I ain't been up here at all, but under
Florida's tropical sun. Ior I took a
sun-tan bath.
They tell me the w hole works would
have cast something like five bucks
if I had come here for such private
treatment. It was a great thing to
get for nothing. But if some of this
typing is bad. it's only because my
fingers haven't recovered as rapidly
as the rest of me.
Yep, I'm still alive at the end of this.
But I think I’ll take a nap.
YALE FETE FOR FRANK
Grid Star Honor Guest of Alumni
at Annual Barn Party.
MONTCLAIR, N. J„ Dec. 4 (/Pi —
The huskier sons of Old Eli. loaded
with potential boola-boolas, converged
on this quiet town today for the dual
purpose of honoring Clinton Edw-ard
Frank of Evanston, 111 , and making
history of the seventeenth edition of
the old Yale barn party.
All-America Frank will be the guest
of honor, along with Yale's football
captain-elect, Bill Platt, and seniors
of the Yale varsity, Dave Colwell, A1
Hessberg, Charley Ewart, Jack Castle
and Frank Gallagher.
Sixty-three years of alumni will be
represented in “Nick” Robert's famous
bam.
COOKE STARTS BID
FOR GREAT HONORS
Navy Backfleld Ace Would Join
Famoua Middie* by Being
Three-Sport Star.
^NNAPOLIS, Md., Dec. 4—Lem
Cooke, outstanding Navy back
during the last season, expects to try
basket ball this winter, as he already
1s a varsity baseball player. Cooke, by
taking up the court game, will Invite
himself Into a company of famous
athletes.
Among the Navy's great who have
participated in football, basket ball
and baseball during their stay at the
academy are Ira. McKee, Tom Hamil
ton, Fred (Bun) Borne* and young
Bill Ingram, all of whom won varsity
letters in the trio of sports.
Cooke was the regular third base
men of the nine last season, but de
veloped into a promising pitcher tinder
Marty-Karow's coaching last summer.
When not on the slab he will play in
the outfield, as he is one of the team’s
best hitters.
Alan McFarland, football back, will
captain the five this winter and play
forwyd. Frank (Tiny) Lynch, tower
ing tackle, is center, and Ingram one
of the guards.
GULLI UP AGAINST
SNAPPY PIN FIELD
Shoots for Sixth Victory
in Row in Meyer Davis
Sweepstakes.
THE strongest field ever to shoot
In the event will oppose Lor
raine Gulli when the Capital's
leading girl bowler starts bids
for her sixth straight victory in the
tenth annual Meyer Davis Sweepstakes
tonight at Lucky Strike.
The tournament is the creation of
Bill Wood, superintendent of Lucky
Strike. It started as a nine-game af
fair with a three-game set at each of
the pin plants he then was directing,
King Pin No. 1 (now Columbia), old
King Pin No. 2, at Eighth and E, and
Lucky Strike. Miss Gulli was the
first winner with Elsie Fischer, the
runner-up. Lorraine repeated Jier vic
tory the next year, with Luclle Preble
(now Mrs. Young) running second.
Margie Smith Seta Record.
'T'HE third running of the classic
witnessed Margie Smith banging
the maples for a record score of 1,074,
witlr Miss Gulli, the runner-up, 70
pins back. The following year Mrs.
Margaret Lynn, then Margaret Lea
mon, topped the field with Catherine
Forteney second. Lucy Owen was
third and Miss Gulli fourth. Each
year since Miss Gulli has triumphed,
several times being forced to come
from behind in the final game to win.
Five games will be rolled tonight
and five games tomorrow night, with
the starting time 7:30 sharp. The en
try fee is >3.
Varied Sports
Collet* Football.
South Carolina. 3; Miami. 0.
Mississippi /Stale Teachers. 7; Appa
lachian. 0.
Stet-on, 16; Rollins, 12.
Collet* Basket Ball.
Kansas Varsity, 44; Kansas Frosh,
40.
Assumption, 37; Adrian. 23.
Wayne. 66: Alumni. 40.
Western State Teachers, 68; Mc
Kendree. 32.
Albion. 32; Central State Teach
ers. 21.
Hillsdale. 46; DeAsnce. 43.
Battle Creek. 29: Calvin. 28.
Northwestern. 63; Cerleton. 23.
Southern Illinois. 67; Arkansas State,
84
Iowa State College. 41; 8impson, .77.
Milwaukee Teachers, 38; Concordia,
22.
Plattsville. 68; Lenox. IP.
Winona. 32; Lacrosse Teachers. 28.
Valley Citv, 48; Aberdeen Normal. 29.
Jamestown College, 38; Dakota Wes
leyan. 32
Jordon Oollege. 49; Milwaukee engi
neering 48.
Barlhaa. 88; Tartar CnlTseelty. 81.
Puts Mountaineers in Bowl
Game in First Season
With Varsity.
By the Associated Press.
Morgantown, w. va., Dec.
4.—A 29-year-old part-time
student of medicine, who
shouldered the task of guid
ing West Virginia University’s grid
iron teams back to national promi
nence, turned out a bowl team—the
Sun Bowl—in his first season.
One of the youngest mentors in
major college ranks, Marshall "Little
Sleepy" Glenn, took over the Moun
taineer fortunes after teams coached
by All-America Ira “Rat" Rodgers.
Vale's Earl "Greasy" Neale and
Charles “Trusty” Tallman had failed
to bring back the “golden era" of Dr.
Clarence Spears’ famous outfits.
Doubled in Brass.
JN ANNOUNCING West Virginia1*
acceptance of an invitation to meet
Texas Tech on New Year Day at
El Paso, Tex., Chairman R. B. Ho
man, jr., of the Sun Bowl committee,
hailed the Mountaineers as "outstand
ing State university team of the
East."
When Tallman stepped down as
coach last spring to become State su
perintendent of public safety, the uni
versity turned to Glenn, whose fresh
man teams for three years consistently
had defeated the yearlings of Pitt, Du- '
quesne and Carnegie Tech.
Glenn was »o newcomer to varsity '
coaching staff. For four years he has
been "doubling in brass" as coach of
the basket ball team—a job he still
holds.
G. W. an Easy Victim.
^^N ALUMINUS of the university,
Glenn coached in the fall and
winter and studied at the Rush School
of Medicine in Chicago during the
spring and summer. He met George
Halas. coach and owner of the Chicago
Bears, learned the Bears’ system, added
a bit of razzle dazzle and turned it over
to the freshmen and varsity.
Starting the season with eight
seniors, a few juniors and a pack of
sophomores. Glenn turned in seven
victories, a tie wdth Georgetown and
a 19-0 loss to Pitt—the best Mountain
eer record since 1925.
His team rolled up 176 points and
held its opponents to 33. Outstanding
were a 64-0 defeat of Western Mary
land and a 26-0 triumph over George
Washington. Other victims included
West Virginia Wesleyan. Waynesburg, !
Xavier, Toledo and Washington and
Lee.
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TERPS, CAVALIERS BOX
Matched for February 5 on Vir
ginia's Impressive Schedule.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va„ Dec. 4
MP).'—Dual meets with Syracuse and
Penn State, outstanding Eastern
teams, are high lights of the University
of Virginia’s 1938 • boxing schedule.
Maryland will be met at College Park
February 5. The schedule:
January JS, Syracuse at Charlottesville;
22. V. P I at Blacksburt; 20. North
Carolina at Charlottesville,
February S. Maryland at Collete Park:
12, Navy at Annapolis: 10. Penn State
at Charlottesville; 26. Florida at Char
lottesville.
WILL RUN BUCS’ FARMS
Schulte Obtained From Cards for
Task With Minors.
PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4 W.—The
Pittsburgh club announced that Joe ,
Schults had been obtained from the i
St. Louis Cardinals as field director
for the minor league Interests of the ;
Pirates. i
Schulte, a native of Pittsburgh, is 43
years old. He played with Pittsburgh
in 1916 and during his active career
on the diamond was with every club
in the National League except the New
York Giants.
20 YEARS AGO
IN THE STAR '
C TUBBS, end, and Fletcher, half- 1
^ back, were the two Maryland 1
State gridders selected for the all- I
Maryland eleven. 1
Walter (“Rabbit”) Maranville, '
the famous shortstop of the Boston <
Braves, who recently enlisted in
the Navy, is 27 years old.
There is a possibility that base
ball fans will have to dig down deep i
In their jeans next year to meet
the war taxwn tickets.
Gotham Hears There's Talk
of Rechristening D. C.
“Baughville”
By GAYLE TALBOT.
Associated Pre*s Sooru Writer.
NEW YORK. Dec. 4 —The mad
dest, merriest crop of football
Alberts in the Nation at the
moment appears to have
sprung up at Washington, D. C.
They've quit pointing out the Wash
ington Monument to visitors. The
most hallowed spot of them all now
is located just south of midAeld at
Griffith Stadium, where Sammy Baugh
stood last Sunday and pegged a touch
down pass agoinst the mighty Green
Bay Packers.
There's some talk of re-naming the
village Baughville, or at least running
the tall Texan and all his teammates
on the professional Redskins for Con
gress. Seven thousand of the team *
most incoherent admirers are coming
up here on special trains Sunday to _/,1
watch it play the New York Giants™
for the championship of the Eastern ■
Division of the national pro league. g
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Flaherty is Impressed.
“J NEVER saw a town go so football '
mad In my life,” said Coach Rav
Flaherty as he practiced the Redskins
at Westchester Country Club. •'There
were 30,000 out to see us play last
Sunday.
The Redskins moved to the Capital
from Boston only this season. George
Marshall, owner of the club, dropped
*85,000 in live years at Boston. When
Sunday's game 1s over he expects to
have wiped that loss off the books and
cleared an additional $50,000. That's
nice business.
Baugh, who a year ago was throw -
ing passes for Texas Christian Uni
versity, 1s given most of the credit
for the Redskins’ sudden rise While
at Boston the team had a great run
ner in Cliff Battles, but needed a
passer like Baugh.
A dozen photographers were snap
ping Sammy from every conceivable
position during the workout.. Other
members of the squad stood about and
wise-cracked.
Turk Is Wtaerraeker.
'•you might as well have let the
rest of us guys stay in bed.
coach," observed Turk Edwards, giant
lineman and captain. •
Flaherty was asked if there had
been any symptoms of Jealousy of
Baugh's popularity.
"Not a sign.” he negatived. “He's
the most popular boy on the squad.
Reason is he acted modest and full
of fun from the moment he reported ”
With one game to go. Baugh has
completed 70 passes and needs eight
more Sunday to break the league rec
ord. He hasn't taken much of a beat
ing from charging linemen, like aome
passers do.
"They're afraid to rush him too
hard.” Flaherty explained. “He's too
dangerous a runner. He’ll sidestep
them and light out with the ball.”
WELTER CHAMP TO WED
New Jersey Girl Becomes Bride
of Ross Tomorrow.
CHICAGO. Dec. 4 (V).—Friends of
Barney Ross said today the world
welterweight boxing champion will be
married tomorrow to Miss Pearl Sieg°l
of New Jersey.
Ross met his bride while preparing
for his bout against Ceferino Garcm
last September. He will be 28 years
old December 23. Miss Siegel Is 23.
Sports fans speculated on Ross'
ring plans after his marriage. When
the engagement was announced there
were reports he planned to retire, but
later the champion was said to have
abandoned the idea.
HAS BIG SPORTS DAY
Marine Reserves Point to Tri
umphs in Three Contests.
Fifth Battalion, Fleet Marine Corps
Reserves, have given a good account
Df themselves in three branches of
sport this week.
Reserve basketers nosed out the
United Clay Products quint In their
Heurich Cup League debut. Battalion
sharpshooters outpointed the Marine
Corps Headquarters team, 1,317 to
1.273, in a small-bore rifle match and
Maynard Daniels, Marine Corps Re
serve heavyweight, put the chill on
Joe Soft of Philadelphia in the third
round of their scheduled four rounder
at Turner’s Arena.
FRIENDS FETE TEAMS
Father-and-Son Party Addressed
by Miller, Navy Lina Coach.
More than 200 students and fathers
attended Sidwell Friends School’s an
lual father-and-son banquet last
light at the city school, 1809 I street
W.W., to hear Rip Miller. Navy line
soach, deliver the principal address.
Albert E. . Rogers, headmaster,
>Pened ceremonies with a welcome
ipeech, while members of atom, mid
tet. junior and school teams later
vere presented awards by their r»
ipeotive coaches. Movies of out
standing football games completed
he program.
HOT GRID BATTLES DUE
rwo Twin Bills on List Sunday
in Capital City Loop.
‘Four closely contested battles are In
tore tomorrow when National City
football League double-headers get
inder way. Southwest A. C. and
Jorr’s Sport Shop gridders battle in
he opened on Gonzaga Field, followed
>y a clash between the Taranto and
Vasman and Plaza Wine and Liquor
lUtflts.
In Balls ton Stadium the Northeast
toys’ Club will meet the Georgetown ;
toys’ Club prior to a tussle between
he strong Regal Clothier and Trinity
L C. elevens. Both openers begin at
. o'clock.

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