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Washington, D. C., Tuesday, May 2, 1944—A—10 * Win, Lose or Draw By GRANTLAND RICE. Rules Leaders Panned as Grid Obstructionists College football now has come to a crisis which must be met. This crisis concerns certain rule changes, notably the present kickoff nightmare, which must be met to help give the college game a fair break with the professional. Any advancement along such lines has been blocked so far by the rules committee and others who have become stubborn and out of line with the wishes of the players, the public and at least 90 per cent of the coaches. The coaches want a meeting that will clear up the muddled atmosphere and put college football where it belongs. Lou Little, Columbia coach, and a smart football man, has been working des perately to have such a session. He has the support of almost every football leader with the minority exception of certain members of the rules committee who have ordered “no rule changes until the war is over.” This is completely wrong and a heavy blow at the college game, especially after the professional meeting which has helped to advance the cause of the pro brand. , College football still is the biggest part of the game. There are some 15 or 20 leading pro teams—over 400 college teams. I still don't believe that 5 per cent can rule 95 per cent, especially when the latter is right. Kickoff Rule Makes Joke of College Game The main arguments at hand, first of all, concern the present out-of-bounds college kickoff rule. This made a travesty out of the game all last season. The kickoff, the opening play, is one of the high spots of football and has been for over 70 years. What happens now—the big crowd waits expectantly for the kick down the field and the runback—which may go from 10 yards to a touchdown. But what takes place? The kickoff side promptly kicks out of bounds, giving the ball to the other team on the 35-yard line. The new pro rule forces a kickoff that can be caught and run back, with a 5-yard penalty for each out-of-bounds kick. This is a perfect rule. My suggestion is that after an out-of-bounds kickoff the ball should be given to the other side at midfield. The pros permit a tee when the kickoff is due. The college rulemakers should permit the tee. I am strongly in favor, and so are the players, the public and most of the coaches, of permitting a team recovering a fumble to run with the ball. I agree with Little that a forward pass should be allowed at any point back of the line of scrimmage. These are only a few of the changes that at least should be con sidered to give college football a fair chance to compete with the pro game in the w-ay of public and player interest. Rules Committee Should Meet This Spring But here is the main point—in a swiftly changing world there is no reason for any committee to sit back and let bad enough stand in definitely. The main point is that there should be a meeting of the rules committee this spring—by mail if necessary—to meet the de mands of players, coaches and public—for the good of the college game. Bill Bingham of Harvard, chairman of the rules committee, is a high-class sportsman. But Bill is a track man and Harvard was one of the first to abandon football when Yale, Harvard, Princeton, West Point, Annapolis, Dartmouth, Norte Dame, Pennsylvania, the Big Ten and so many others carried on. Bingham is not a football man. I can’t understand the attitude of Dana Bible of Texas, who supports Bing ham. If charges aren't made we may have any number of college teams playing under their own code, regardless of the rules committee’s desire to sleep and dream, ‘‘as time goes by.” I can’t believe the football rules committee realizes the tre mendous mistake it is making, nor the harm it is doing to the college game. It is shirking a vital responsibility that it should meet. (North American Newspaper Alliance.) If You Get Train to Derby, Where Will You Snooze? By the Associated Press. LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 2.—The Office of Defense Transporta tion now is permitting train reservations to be made to and from Louisville before and after Saturday’s Derby—but there’s a catch to it. There may not be any openings. Once in Louisville, still another problem faces Derby fans. There practically are no hotel rooms available. Previously reservations for both transportation and hotels could be made only by those coming here on essential business and reservations were cleared through ODT. A few last-minute cancellations may make a small number of train reservations open, but hotel men have been turning away requests for rooms at the rate of 1,000 a day. Maryland Golf Slate Includes 1 f Events Ey the Associated Press. BALTIMORE, May 2.—President Nathan R. Smith, jr., of the Mary land State Golf Association, has an nounced dates and tentative sites for eleven 1944 tournaments, includ ing the State amateur. The amateur tourney will be changed from a match-play event to a 36-hole, one-day medal play competition, to be played Friday, June 16, tentatively at the Baltimore Country Club. Other dates include: June 5. amateur-pro at Washington: 11, mixed two-ball. Country Club of Mary land: 27. junior open. Suburban Club. July ». mixed two-ball. Washington; 10. amateur-pro. Baltimore. August '■ amateur-pro. Washington; 13. mixed two-ball. Rolling Road. September 10. mixed two-ball. Wash ington 11. amateur-pro. Baltimore; 20. senior championship. Elkridgc, Borlund Decisions Scott NEW ORLEANS, La., May 2 t/Pi.— Veteran Gunnar Barlund, Finnish "iron man” of 10 years’ battling, won a popular 12-round decision over Buddy Scott, Tampa. Fla., here last night before 3,500 fans. Official Score WASHINGTON. AB. R. H O. A E. Case, rf _ 3 2 2 2 0 0 Powell, Tt_ 2 0 1 0 0 0 Myatt. 2b_fi 3 fi 3 2 0 Spence, cf_S 1 2 1 0 0 Ortix, If_ 4 0 1 3 0 1 Kuhel. lb_fi 1 1 12 O 0 Torres, 3b_5 0 1 1 0 0 Ferrell, e_ 5 0 2 5 0 0 Sullivan, s«_5 1 l 0 fi 1 Wolff, p_ 5 3 3 0 3 0 Totals _46 11 20 27 IT ~2 BOSTON. AB. R H O. A E Newsome, ss _5 114 10 Metkovich. lb .. 2 0 0 2 (i o McBride, lb 3 1 3 10 0 1 Garrison, rf _ 4 1 2 2 0 0 Johnson. If_3 11 loo Doerr, 2b _ _ 4 0 0 1 5 0 Tabor. 3b _ 4 0 2 O 3 0 Culberson, cf_ _ 4 0 2 5 0 0 Conroy, c _ 1 o 0 l 0 0 Laxor, c _. _3 o o 1 o o Peacock, c__ o O 0 0 0 0 Terry, p _ 0 0 0 0 0 0 Hausmann, o _ 1 o o o o o Wood, p ..... 1 0 0 0 0 0 •Fox- .1 0 0 0 0 0 Judd, p _ 1 0 0 0 1 0 Totals _ . 37 4 U 27 10 T •Batted for Wood in seventh. Washington_ 120 310 031—11 Boston _ 000 102 100— 4 Runs batted in—Kuhel <31, Myatt (4), Spence, Ortir. Torres, Tabor. Culberson <2), Johnson. Two-base hits—Myatt. 8pence, Sullivan. Stolen base—Kuhel. Double plav —Sullivan to Myatt to Kuhel Left on bases—Washington, 12: Boston. 10 First base on balls—Off Wolff. 4 off Terry, 1; off Hausmann. 2: off Judd, 1 Struck out— By Wolff. 3: by Terry, 1. Hits—Off Terry. 1 In l’i Innings: off Hausmann 5 in 2t» Innings; off Wood, 2 in 3 innings; off Judd. 7 in 2 innings. Wild pitch—Wood Balk— Judd Losing pitcher—Terry Umpires— Messrs. Jones. Berry and Hubbard. Time ■—2:08. Attendance—1.3110. TO SELL YOUR CAR Coll Warfield 7200 LUSTINE * Definitely Pays the High Price Lustinc-Nicholson Hyattsville, Md. Central Feels Weight Of Brumfield's Bat Fred Brumfield, ace Washington Lee second baseman, is riding near ihe top among high school batsmen tvith a batting average of .625, in cluding a pair of triples and a single re smacked out yesterday when 3-enerals were defeating Central, 10-3, on the Virginians’ diamond. Gordon Pigg, Generals’ first base nan, shared the day’s hitting hon ors. He whammed out a homer vith the bases loaded in the second inning. Jack Granger, on the mound for Washington-Lee, allowed five hits and one pass. Wt-Lee. AB H O A Central. AB H O. A. C leton.cf i ] (l mak ».2b 3 0 10 B field ,2b 4 3 4 1 Faynes.cf 3 13 0 Currln.ss 2 o o 5 Riddle.ss 3 l 2 3 Dmilr.c 4 14 1 Sv ’ney .tb 3 1 l o Plga,lb 4 2 8 1 R'blum.l b 3 1 R o Green.If 3 1 2 o M A r.2b 3 o 3 o Martin.cf 10 10 MrHale.lf 2 1 2 O Ward.rf 4 2 o o c d aux.rf 3 0 0 0 Kemp.rf o o o o Goodill.p 1 O o 3 M P'n.3b 3 2 11 Goff.p 2 0 0 2 Granger.p 4 10 4 Totals 32 13 21 13 Totals 26~5 78~i Central 010 200 0— 3 Washington-Lee 261 001 *-—10 es —Sweeney. Rosenblum. Brumfield (.1). Pigg (4). McPherson, Gran VT _ Runs—Granger (2). Pigg (3). Brum field (2), Crunkleton. Currln, Ward, Rid dle. Sweeney. Rosenblum. Errors—Riddle Sweeney. Rosenblum, MacArthur. Green. Granger. McPherson (2). Three-base hits —Brumfield (2). Home runs—Pigg Swee ney First base on balls—Off Granger. 1: on Goodill. 1: off Goff, Hit by pitched ball—By Goodill (Crunkleton). Struck out —By Granger. 4: by Goodill, 1: by Goff. 2 Losing pitcher—Goodill. Umpire—Mr” Johnson. Real Grappling Gets Spot On Tomorrow’s Program Good old scientific grappling gets a prominent spot on tomorrow night’s rassling program at Tur ner’s Arena in the match between Michele Leone and Maurice La Chappelle. Both scorn the rough stuff practiced by many of their contemporaries and as a result both have a good following. Too much skill when no rough tactics are involved Isn’t too popu lar with arena customers, but a little every now and then makes for pleasant variety. The semiwindup match on the program goes to Her man (Dutch) Rhode and Cliff Olsen. Rhode made his debut here last week and was so classy that rapid promotion to the main events is predicted for him. _ _ We Will Buy Your Car Over The Telephone Just Call DE. 7754 We will bring you the cash. BOND MOTOR CO. 1729 14th St. N.W. Stunning Draft Blow Nears for Nats as Navy Beckons Wynn Myall's 6-for-6 Ties Modern Hit Mark as Bosox Are Routed By JOHN B. KELLER, Star Staff Correspondent. BOSTON, Mass., May 2.—It looks as though the draft may soon deal the Washington ball club a stagger ing blow. Early Wynn, the Nats’ best winner, with 18 victories last year and leader thus far this season with a brace of wins against a lone loss, definitely is headed for the Navy, and all indications are that it won’t be long before he dons the blue. Notified yesterday by the Spring field (Mass.) draft board—he regis tered there originally when he was playing in the Eastern League, al though he comes from Morganton. N. C.—that he has been made avail able for call by Uncle Sam’s sea forces, the 24-year-old Wynn is close to actual service, he believes. "I asked some time ago to be sent into the Navy when called,” he said today, “and from what other infor mation I have in addition to this notice of availability, I’m expecting word to report any day.” Other Keymen Threatened. There seems little to defer the Washington pitcher. He is a wid ower and has a child about 3 years old that his mother has been looking after. At present his mother is recuperating from a major operation and other relatives are caring for the child. It is understood that Wynn’s mother is not solely dependent on him for support. His loss early in the campaign would be serious, even though the Nats still would have a slab staff better than most of the others in the American League. However, of the other top-notch men of the staff, Mickey Haefner and Bill Le febvre, the club’s two left-handers, and Milo Candini also are believed near the draft. Should they go, the Nats would be left dependent on the overage Johnny Niggeling and their two 4Fs, Roger Wolff and Dutch Leonard, in addition to the Latin Americans, A1 Carrasquel and Santiago Ullrich. Of those other than Haefner who are subject to draft the Nats could least afford to lose Wynn. In the 27 innings he has pitched this sea son he has yielded only one earned run. Hurling of that cabiler is rare in these war days, and the Nats likely would suffer greatly through Wynn’s early departure. Myatt Star of 11-4 Win. The only suffering the Nats did yesterday as they opened their three-game series here was from the chilling wind that swept Pen way Park. In every other way the game was an enjoyable affair for them, and particularly for George Myatt, who went to the plate six times for as many hits as the Bos ton band was beaten, 11 to 4. Myatt’s feat tied the modern rec ord for the game, a record last reached in the American League by Henry Steinbacher of the Chicago White Sox on June 22, 1938. Stein bacher hit one double and five sin gles as he tied the mark. Myatt lid the same yesterday. Myatt rifled a single to center off Yank Terry in the first inning and drove this pitcher to cover in the second with a two-bagger to the same field. His third hit was off Clem Haussmann in the fourth. It was a one-base blow driven to center field. In the fifth he dragged a bunt past Pitcher Joe Wood, jr., for a aase hit. He shot a single to center iff Oscar Judd in the eighth and sunted safely against the same left lander in the ninth. It was a field day for Myatt. Be sides getting his six hits, he drove four runs across and carried over hree himself. In all, the Nats collected 20 safe ties off the four Boston slabmen. rhey got three of their runs in the first two rounds to make Terry the oser and jumped on Haussman in :he fourth for three more to clinch she clash. Initial Victory for Wolff. Wolff knuckle-balled the route to score his first victory of the cam paign, and gave up 11 hits and four lasses, five of the hits and two of the passes in the sixth and seventh nnings when he was so rocky Man ager Os Bluege called to a couple of -eserves to warm up. Wolff helped Pis cause by getting three hits and is many runs. There was a chance that George Case would miss today's game. He scraped his left leg badly with a poor ind futile slide into second in the first, frame and later hit his left foot with a foul ball. The base-running :hamp’s limb was so sore today that Skipper Bluege was inclined to keep him on the bench. Griffs' Records Ratting. G AB R H. *ZB 3B.HR Rbi Pet. Butka 1 a n o o o (I II .067 Guerra 1 4 0 2 10 0 1 .500 Leon d 1 201 0000 .500 Myau_ 9 36 5 16 1 0 0 7 .444 Wolff 2 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 .429 Candlnl _ 3 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .400 Ferrell 8 29 2 10 1 0 0 3 .345 Case 9 40 6 12 0 0 0 3 .300 Sullivan. 9 32 3 8 2 0 O O 250 Torres _ 9 .38 3 9 1 1 0 8 .237 3pence 9 35 5 8 1 0 1 3 .229 Ortiz - 9 35 4 7 0 1 0 3 .200 Kuhel _ 9 29 6 5 2 1 o 5 .173 Powell 3 6 0 1 0 O 0 O 16? Nlg’ing. 2 7 1 1 o 0 0 1 .143 Wynn 5 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 077 Car’qu'I 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Layne 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Hae'ner 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Pitching. In’gs G C. . J G. H. BB. SO. Plt’d. St d O W. L Leond 1 R o o 5 1 0 1 o Wolff 2 19 7 7 15 2 1 1 0 Wynn 3 16 11 7 27 .3 3 2 1 Nig’llng 2 17 10 5 21 2 0 0 0 Haefner 19 12 9 110 1 Car’qu'I 1 3 11 2 0 O 0 1 Candlnl 3 1(1 8 3 9 0 0 0 2 INTERNATIONA!. LEAGUE. Jersey City, 6: Buffalo. 2. Rochester. 11: Newark 4. Montreal. 4; Syracuse. 3. Only Games Scheduled HAPPY RELAXATION—George Myatt, Nationals’ second sacker, who made six hits in as many times at bat for a perfect day against the Red Sox yesterday to tie the modern major league record, celebrates in his Boston hotel room with a cigar and his favorite reading matter. —A. P. Wirephoto. Johnson Temporary Cub Leader As Wilson Quits Under Stress Wilson 20th Pilot Of Cubs Since 76 JIMMY WILSON. By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, May 2.—Jimmy Wilson, who yesterday resigned as Chicago Cubs manager, is the 20th boss of the club since the organization of the National League in 1876. Eight of the Cub managers held their jobs one year or less. Of the 20 managers Cap Anson held the boss job the longest—from 1879 to 1897. Since the turn of the century pilots holding long est reign were Frank Chance, 1906-1912, and Charlie Grimm, from 1932 to midsummer of 1938. Boudreau Is Called For Service Exam By the Associated Press. CLEVELAND, May 2.—Lou Bou dreau, 26-year-old> manager and shortstop of the Cleveland Indians, reported today he had been called for his preinduction physical exami nation tomorrow by his Harvey (111.) draft board. Boudreau, beginning his third sea son as pilot of the Indians, has been in 1-A for several weeks. He is married and the father of two chil dren. The young manager joined the Indians in 1939, moving up from Buffalo of the International League, and was made manager at the start of the 1942 season. He entered pro fessional baseball after graduating from the University of Illinois in 1938. Coach Burt Shotton will direct the Indians in games with the Chicago White Sox today and tomorrow. Stars Yesterday George Myatt, Senators— equaled modern big league rec ord with six hits in six times at bat as Washington routed Bos ton, 11-4. Jimmy Grant, Indians—White Sox castoff hopped off bench to take over second base and hit payoff double as Cleveland topped old mates, 9-3, with seven run eighth inning._ Factory Authorized Service CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH WHEELER. IHC. 4810 Wisconsin ORdway 1050 Used Cars—Bought and Sold By the Associated Press. CHICAGO, May 2.—Jimmy Wilson was looking for a new baseball Job today and the Chicago Cubs were hunting for a new manager to take his place as boss of the National League cellar club. “I’m interested in staying in base ball and I’m open for offers,” said Wilson, a National League player coach-manager for 20 years, as he announced his resignation yesterday. Bristling with draft-free talent— including the pick of Milwaukee of the American Association and Los Angeles of the Pacific Coast League, both pennant winners last year—the Cubs returned home yesterday mired in a nine-game losing streak. They have only one win for the National League campaign, their opener, against Cincinnati. Resigns After Conference. Wilson's resignation was an nounced after a conference with Phil K. Wrigley, Cubs’ owner, and James Gallagher, vice president and general manager. They called him in to learn why the club was on the skids. The 43-year-old Wilson, who succeeded Gabby Hartnett, taking over in 1941, offered his resignation, “I have no squawks,” he said. "When you don’t win you have to vamoose. I hope my resignation will improve the club.” Wrigley announced that Roy Johnson, veteran coach in the Cub organization, would become acting field manager. Wilson promptly wished Johnson luck—“enough of it to stick as manager.” But speculation was rife as to his permanent successor as boss of the club which many observers picked as a pennant contender this season. , Names popped up from a list aired a year ago, when Wilson's popularity with Chicago fans reached such a plight that he was booed while on the coaching lines. Jimmy saun tered to the dugout after that inci dent and never returned to the coaching box. Many Names Are Mentioned. The list Included Casey Stengel, who resigned this winter as manager of the Boston Braves; Bill Terry ex-boss of the New York Giants; Bill Jurges, now of the Giants and a great popular shortstop with the Cubs for several years; “Muddy" Ruel, Chicago White Sox coach, and Bill Sweeney, pilot of the Cubs’ 1943 Pacific Coast championship Los Angeles team. Wilson, a catcher, played in four World Series, three with the St. Louis Cards and one with Cincin nati. He began his major league career with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1923, went to the Cards live years later and then in 1934 returned as Phillies manager. After five years he moved again, this time as first assistant and head coach of the Reds. But after the 1940 Reds Detroit Tigers World Series, in which Jimmy played a starring role, he was signed as Cubs manager. The Cuhs. under his direction, fin ished sixth in 1941 and 1942 and fifth in '43. EQUIP YOUR CAR WITH A FRAM OIL FILTER SAVES REPAIR BILLS L. S. Jullien, Inc. 1443 P St. N.W. NO. 8075 CALL i JACK BLANK ADams 8500 ; We are urgently in need of cars. Bring your car to us at once ! ; fora tremendous price. ! AR'CADE- i : PONTIAC I ; 1437 Irving St. N.W. f 'Bums' Plan Upsetting Tactics to Get Even With No-Hit Tobin By JACK HAND. Associated Press Sports Writer. Jim (No Hits, No Nuthin’t Tobin takes a hitless streak of 13*-, in nings into Brooklyn today as he makes his bid for a double no hitter in the same ball park where Johnny Vander Meer did the trick six years ago. Since Tobe turned back the Dodgers without a bingle last,Thurs day he has hurled one perfect relief inning in Philadelphia and Lippy Leo Durocher of the Brooks has been bounced out of one ball game and fined $100 in addition to suf fering the indignity of a 26-8 past ing from the Giants. There may not be any connection between Leo’s tilts with the umpires and the goose eggs his Dodgers laid in Boston, but fans of the Nation look for some novel twists in today’s duel between Tobin and the Brooklyn club. The Durocher clan is expected to bunt and scram ble for anything resembling a base knock with high hopes of a rousing afternoon. Tobin is saying nothing but letting that record do the talk ing. The entire National League en joyed an open date yesterday before shifting around for new series today. Jimmy Grant, a Chicago White Sox castoff, made his old manager live to regret it by haunting his old mates with a game-winning double in Cleveland’s 9-3 victory. Grant’s second two-bagger of the day came with the bases loaded in the 7-run Cleveland eighth. Manager Lou Boudreau made a place for Grant in the line-up when he took himself out and moved Russ Peters from second base to short. Rookie Hal Kleine of the Tribe has the tough luck of being re placed for a pinch-hitter the inning before the big disturbance after allowing only five hits. Relief Man Ray Poat thus got credit for his initial triumph of the year. League Statistics TUESDAY, MAY 2, 1944. AMERICAN. Results Yesterday. Washington. IT: Boston. 4. Cleveland. 9; Chicago. 3. Others not scheduled. Standing ef Clubs. W. L. Pet. G.B. St. Louis _ 10 2 .833 _ Philadelphia _ 5 4 .553 3>A New York- 6 4 .555 3'<4 Boston - 8 6 .455 4Va Cleveland - 6 8 .455 4'A Washington _ 4 5 .444 4'A Detroit _ 4 7 .384 5>A Chicago - 3 7 .300 6 Games Today. Games Tomorrow. Wash, at Boston. Wash, at Bostotv N. Y. at Phlla. N. Y. at Phlla. Chicago at Cleve. Chicago at Cleve. Detroit at St. L. Detroit at St. L. NATIONAL. Results Yesterday. No games scheduled. Standing or Clubs. o. eo . w- L Pot O.B. St.'Louis_ 9 2 .818 New York- 7 3 .700 1 Vi Cincinnati _ 7 4 .630 2 Philadelphia- 0 4 .600 2'/a Brooklyn _- 5 6 .455 4 Pittsburgh-- 3 6 ,375 4>b Boston -T„._ 3 8 8 Chicago- 1 9 .100 7ti Games Today. Games ^morrow. Boston at Bklyn. Boston at Bklyn. Phlla. at New York. Phlla. at New York. St. Louis at Pitts. St. Louis at Pitts. Only games. Clncl. at Chicago. • 4<k. NICK ETTEN. Cocimano Double Ace In Eastern Victory Phil Cocimano of Eastern High rates top honors in yesterdays schoolboy pitching performances. Cocimano hurled a two-hit, no-walk game yesterday to help the Ram blers defeat George Washington High, 3-1. Cocimano also paced the Eastern hitting attack, getting two for three, and driving in two Rambler runs in the third inning after Joe Artino and Harry Hughes walked and Rein hard singled. George Kirk followed Cocimano to the plate and drove in the last Eastern run with a single. Eastern. AB.H.O.A. O. W. AB.H.O A. D’l'ger.cf 4 0 2 0 Kirby,ss 3 10 2 Klrk.ss .3116 Berg n.2b 3 0 3 2 Settle.3b .2011 O’seppe c 3 0 6 2 Lemon.lb 3 0 8 0 Giddens.p 3 0 2 3 Artino.rf 2 0 10 Hems y.lb 3 0 4 0 Glover.c 2 0 5 1 Dinelt.lf. 3 1 1 0 R hard.If 3 110 Bray.rf .3010 Hughes,2b 2 0 2 2 T'h'dt.3b 3 0 3 2 C'mano.p 3 2 0 1 Whley.cf 2 0 2 0 Totals 24 4 2110 Total* 26 ~2 21 II Eastern _ 030 000 0—3 George Washington_ 001 000 0—1 Runs—Artino. Ejeinhard. Hughes, Wheat ley. Errors—Kirk. Settle, Lemon. Hughes, Kirby. Giuseppe. Stolen base—Kirk. Dou ble play—Kirk to Hughes to Lemon. First, base on balls—Off Giddens. 4. Struck out —By Giddens. 5: by Cocimano, 3. Thomas Whips Depaola In Baltimore Fight BALTIMORE, May 2 G4>>.—An at tempted comeback by Bucky Taylor, veteran Baltimore ringman, received a rude jolt last night when Carmin Fatta of New York, knocked him out in the second session of a sched uled 10-round match. Buddy Thomas. 183, of Washing ton, decisioned Feliz Depaola, 196, of* Baltimore, in an eight-round semifinal. Beyer Is Another Clouting Pitcher Schoolboy pitchers can hit this season. Right up beside Bemie Claveloux of St. Anthonys and Cotton Smith of St. Albans goes the name of Tony Beyer of Georgetown Prep. Beyer got four for four yester day while the Little Hoyas were licking Charlotte Hall, 22-4, on the Georgetown field. On the mound, he held Charlotte Hall to five hits. Etten, Using Keller's Bat, Is Hitting .467 To Set Major Pace By the Associated Press. NEW YORK. May 2.—Nick Etten of the Yankees and Stan Musial of the Cardinals are setting a fancy early pace in the major league bat ting races at the end of the first two full weeks of competition. Using Charley Keller's bat on a lend-lease basis while King Kong is in the merchant marine, Etten has banged out the highest average in either lpop with a .467 mark that only recently slid oft from the 500 department. The Yankee first sacker enjoys a 23-point bulge on his nearest competitor, George Myatt of Washington, who got six for six yesterday. Musial has started off as If to repeat his 1943 sweep, if available for the entire season. Both he and Etten may be wanted by Uncle Sam before the season ends. Musial has a 5-point margin on the runnerup, Dixie Walker of Brooklyn. In the first 11 games Musial pummeled the ball at a .447 clip. Behind Walker’s .442, comes Danny Litwhiler of the Cards at .410 and Howie Schultz of Brooklyn at an even .400. Only two rookies are included In the list of top 10 hitters in each league. Ted Cieslak, who came out of the Army to take over third base for the Phillies, ranks fifth m the National with .379 and Don Savage, Yankee third baseman from New ark, ranks fourth in the American with 582. Ten leaders in each league: AMERICAN LEAGUE. Player. Club. G. AB. R H. Pet. ■tten. New York_ 9 30 6 14 .467 Myatt, Washington_ 9 36 5 16 .444 Swift. Detroit - 10 31 1 13 .387 9avage, New York_ 9 34 2 13 .383 Boudreau. Cleveland 10 39 6 14 .389 Perrell. Washington __ 8 29 2 10 .345 Curtright, Chicago_ 9 29 3 10 .345 Culberson. Boston_ 31 45 3 15 .333 Hall. Philadelphia ... 9 34 4 11 .324 McQulnn, St. Louis... 12 36 10 11 .309 NATIONAL LEAGUE. Player. Club. G. AB. R. H. Pet. Musial, St. Louis_ 11 38 8 17 .447 Walker. Brooklyn ... 11 43 8 19 .442 Litwhiler. St. Louis . 11 39 .3 16 .410 Schultz, Brooklyn ._ 11 45 8 18 .400 Cieslak. Philadelphia _ 7 29 2 11 .379 Medwlck. New York 9 37 9 14 .378 Lombardi. New York . 9 32 3 12 .375 Rucker. New York ... 10 43 7 16 .372 Adams. Philadelphia 11 49 7 18 .367 Galan, Brooklyn ... 11 36 5 13 542 Fritz Maisel Badly Hurt In a Fall Downstairs By the Associated Press. BALTIMORE, May 2—Frit* Maisel, former big league ballplayer and one-time manager of the Bal timore Orioles, suffered head in juries in a fall at his home in Catonsville. Police reported that Maisel stum bled or lost his balance and fell downstairs from the second to first floor. He was taken to St. Agnes Hospital, where his condition was described as fair. Maisel is chief of the Baltimore County Fire Department. i iu'.: Rosemary La Planche MARINERAIDERS on RKO-RADIO picture | the choice of .1 successful men rA0 ] sizes-' J A0 I SHAPES/ i /\/£l/V pLBASUffSy A ^TEP VP, CENTLEMEN, and try the new Blackstone Cigars! Stream lined for greater smoking pleasure. And filled from tip to tip with the finest and cost liest Havana tobacco. Extremely mild, ex tremely satisfying. 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