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Washington, D. C., Saturday, June 7, 1947—A—10 •
w in, Lose, or Draw
BY BURTON HAWKINS
Star Staff Correspondent
Nats' Greatest Fan Is Mrs. Bobo Newsom
CHICAGO, June 7.—Washington’s most rabid feminine fan, one
of its prettiest and certainly the luckiest, is Kay Newsom, Bobo’s
winsome wife who has missed one Washington game since her blustery
breadwinner rejoined the Nats for a fourth term last year.
On the occasion Mrs. Newsom missed a eame
the Newsoms were involved in shifting their
belongings from Philadelphia to Washington and
Kay’s housewifely instinct demanded baseball be
secondary for a few hours.
Aside from that session of drape-hanging,
silver-stowing and unpacking, however, Kay’s life
has been devoted almost exclusively to the Nats
from the time she parted company with the
adventureless Athletics to Join Washington's
society. *
Mrs. Newsom Is the only player’s wife in the
major leagues who takes all the trips. That’s a
gift from her fast-talking husband, who convinced
Connie Mack it woulp be an inspirational influence -
to have the little lady along at all times. Mr. Mack BnrUn H»wkin*.
agreed to pick up the tab, at Mr. Newsom's suggestion, and that
arrangement has carried over with the Nats.
Bobo is the all-America earache to some, a fun-loving popoff to
others and a shrewd fellow, who bellows frequently to grasp those
headlines to still others, but in Mrs. Newsom he .has the ever-willing
listener who is fascinated by his continuous, sometimes clever and
always loud chatter because most of Bobo's t£lk is of baseball.
Plays No Favorites, Cheering All on Club
Kay loves baseball, but she doesn't like to see Bobo pitch. "I get
too nervous," she explains, but she roots for him from a box near
Washington’s dugout and prays the base hits don't come too frequently.
In that respect she displays po favoritism for she cheers just as
enthusiastically for every other Washington pitcher and no Nat ever
steps to the plate without an encouraging “come on, Joe,” "sock it,
Mickey,” or something similar from Kay.
She’s Newsom’s wife, but she’s the sweetheart of the NatS|because
she’s their most faithful fan. She's a one-gal cheering section who
doesn’t cease when the Nats are taking it on the chin.
Newsom gets a brutal booing in some parks, but it doesn’t bother
Kay. "It used to,” she says, "because of the effect I thought it would
have on Bobo, but it doesn't disturb him and so I don’t let it worry me.
The only time I feel badly is when people make obviously unfair
remarks.”
She is no typical Ladies' Day fan. She knows her baseball and
doesn’t screech insanely at the sight of r pop fly with none on, two
out and the score 10-0. She's one of the few people who knows one of
the Nats’ signals. "Bobo told me one of them,” says Kay. “I've tried
to figure out some of the others, but Just about the time I think I've
stolen a sign I discover I’m wrong.”
Calls Her Mother Most Rabid Fan
On the Nats' last Western trip the club idled a day in Detroit,
but Mrs. Newsom didn’t take advantage of it to catch up on her
shopping. She was at Briggs Stadium that afternoon watchine the
Yankees and Tigers. She sits through batting practice before every
Washington game and on the afternoon of a night game she probably
may be located by a radio listening to a broadcast of the Cards
Giants game.
Kay knew a lot about baseball before she met Bobo. "We lived
outside of Pittsburgh,” says Mrs. Newsom, "and anytime a Pirate game
was on the radio the family had to keep quiet because mother insisted
on listening. She’s the most rabid fan I know.”
She’s married to Bobo because he once pitched a one-hitter
against Detroit. Kay was singing at Wardman Park Hotel then and
when Newsom came in to dinner she said, “Nice game.” Bobo took
over the conversation at that point, naturally, and so they’re Mr. and
Mrs. Newsom.
Chisox Greet Nats as 'Cousins/
Beating Them for Six in Row
By Burton Hawkins
Star Staff Correspondent
CHICAGO, June 7.—The White
Sox may be stumbling to the re
mainder of the league, but to the
Nats they’re the hottest things to
sear Chicago since Mrs. O’Leary’s
cow kicked over that lamp and
touched off the great conflagration.
When the Nats awoke yesterday
morning they found themselves
staring at such headlines as "Wel
come, Cousins,” and "Hi, Friends."
The Nats had lost five straight to
the White Sox, who were in a mood
to welcome Washington after ab
sorbing wallopings from the Phila-'
delphia Athletics.
So the Nats became a bit peeved,
Irked and all that sort of thing.
They pried four runs from Ed Lopat
in the first two innings here last
night and grasped a 4-0 lead, but
today the White Sox still are cham
pions of the Nats, who now have
been beaten six straight times by
Chicago.
Nats Get Strong Start.
It was a,peculiar struggle, for in
the final seven innings Lopat braced
to stop the Nats with two tame hitsi
Meanwhile the White Sox stirred up
four runs off Sid Hudson, who left1
the premises in the fifth inning.!
then finally obtained the winning
run off Tom Ferrick in the ninth
and romped off the field with a 5-4
Victory.
The Nats' second division status
Wash AB. H. O A. Chicago. AB. H. O. A.
Ch m n.ss ft 1 1 3 Baker.3b 4 J 1 1
} ? « 0 Phllley.lf 5 2 2 0
M Bride,If S 1 4 (i Appling.ss 4 2 16
Vernn.lb 4 113 1 Jones.lb 3 2 10 l
gafncect 4 l l n K nedy.rf ft n 2 n
Priddy,2b 2 0 5 4 K'l’w'y.Sb 4 1 ft 1 ;
Yost.3b.. 4 0 13 Tucker.cf 3 <1 o o'
Evans,c _ 3 2 l 0 Tresh.c .3 2 ft 21
Perrlck.p J J o f Lopat'p 4 0 1 31
Totals 3ft 0 26*14 Totals 35 10 "7 14
Two out when winning run scored.
Washington - 130 000 000—4
Chicago- 011 020 001—5
Runs—Lewis <21. Evans <21, Hudson.
Baker <21. Pbilley Appling. Jones. Errors
—-Kolloway. Baker Runs batted In—
Spence. Lewis (3). Tresh. Applin <21,
Jones, Kennedy. Two-base hit—Evans.
Home runs—Lewis, Appling. Stolen base—
Tucker. Sacrifice—Appling. Double play
—Baker to Kolloway to Jones. Left or.
oases—Washington. 8; Chicago. 10. Bases
on balls—Off Hudson. 2; off Ferrick, off
Iropat, 4. Struck out—Bv Hudson, l; by
Lopat, 4 Hits—Off Hudson. 7 in 4 in
nings (pitched to three batters with none
out in fifth): off Ferrick. in 42n innings.
Losing pitcher — Ferrick. Umpires —
Messrs Boyer. Rommel and Passarella.
Time—2 -U Attendance—14.41 P.
may be attributed to the pesky Chi
cago club, which has achieved a big
proportion of its 21 triumphs at
Washington’s expense.
It’s a jinx the Nats hope to over
come today when Walter Masterson
will strive for his fifth win against
Johnny Rigney. The Nats and Sox
will clash in a double-header here
tomorrow, with Mickey Haefner and
Chick Piretti slated to work for
Washington. «,
Singles by Buddy Lewis, Tom Mc
Bride and Stan Spence fetched
the Nats a run in the first, and they
fashioned three more in the second
when Buddy Lewis bashed his third
home run of the season into the
lower right-field stands after - A1
Evans and Sid Hudson had singled.
The Nats’ attack, insofar as run
gathering is concerned, ceased with
that lusty blow. Meanwhile the Sox
were picking up runs on Hudson.
They nicked him for a run in *he
second inning on singles by Murrell
Jones, Don Kolloway and Mike
Tresh. Luke Appling sliced the
Nats’ advantage to 4-2 when he:
pumped a home run into the lower1
left-field stands with two out and
none on in the third.
Ohisox Win in Ninth.
A walk to Floyd Baker, plus sin
gles by Dave Philley and Appling,
netted Chicago a run and sent Hud
son to the showers in the fifth.
Philley, who had moved to third on
Appling's single, scored with the
tying run as Ferrick took over and
Jones forced Appling at second.
The 4-4 situation existed until
the ninth. Mark Christman opened
that inning with the Nats’ first hit
off Lopat since the third inning—a
single to left. Lewis fouled to
Tresh, though, and McBride drilled
into a double play.
Baker launched Chicago's ninth
with-a single to left and when Third
Baseman Eddie Yost streaked in
for Philley’s bunt he was consid
erably embarrassed when the ball
popped over his head for a single.
Appling sacrificed and Jones was
passed purposely, in that crisis
Bob Kennedy lifted a fly to Mc
Bride in left, permitting Baker to
race home from third with the win
ning run under a crisp, accurate, but
futile, throw by McBride.
Major League Standings and Schedules
_SATURDAY,,JUNE 7. 1947.
AMERICAN LEAGUE.
Results Yesterday.
Chicago, 5: Wash., 4 mV
St, Louis. 4: New York, 3.
Cleveland, 7; Phila., 4.
Boston at Detroit, rain.
Games Today.
Wash, at Chicago, 2:30.
New York at St. Louis.
Phila. at Cleveland (2).
Boston at Detroit.
Games Tomorrow.
Wash, at Chicago t2V
New York at St. L. (2).
Boston at Detroit
Phila. at Cleveland (2V
NATIONAL LEAGUE.
Results Yesterday.
N. Y.. 7; St. L.. 4 (11 ins.).
Brooklyn, 6; Chicago, 2.
Boston, 5; Cincinnati, 2.
Phila.. 4; Pittsburgh, 3.
Games Today.
St. Louis at New York.
Pittsburgh at Phila.
Cincinnati at Boston (n).
Chicago at Brooklyn.
Games Tomorrow.
Cincinnati at Boston (2).
Chicago at Brooklyn.
St, L. at New York (2V
Pntsburgn at^phila. (2).
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Beazley, Arm Repaired, Boosts Braves' Slab Staff
- t—— ._____—.—-:_;
Ex-Card Puts Club Led
By Old Boss in Race;
Browns Nip Yanks
By Jack Hand
Auociatod Pros* Sport* Wrttor
Maybe Billy South worth “knew
something” when he grabbed Johnny
Beasley off the St. Louis Cardinals'
scrap heap and gave him another
chance with his Boston Braves.
Although the sore-armed right
hander has yet to approximate his
1942 form when he won 21 as a
Redbird freshman, he has copped
two in a row for his old boas, South
worth, who now skippers the Boston
crew.
They had Beasley in New York
during the week for treatment by a
New York specialist who must have
known what he was doing. In his
first outing since May 8, the 28
year-old “veteran” turned back Cin
cinnati, 5-2.
■ Beasley allowed 11 hits, but he
scattered them along the way and
ail but one were singles. He walked
only two, a great improvement on
his first start, and was able to come
through in the pinches.
Purchased from St. Louis in mid
April, right after opening day,
Beazley defeated Pittsburgh in his
first outing and then worked only a
totbl of three relief innings before
last night’s test. If he can take a
regular turn, even on a once-a-week
basis, he’ll be just what Southworth
needs to make a real pennant threat
of his club. Behind Warren Spahri
and Johnny Sain, the Braves’ pitch- ;,
ing has been spotty. Occasional ■
good efforts by Red Barrett, who j I
has won his last two, and Mort! |
Cooper and Ed Wright have not been j
pnnilffh t_T» erivo fhfl rlllfi a erviontVi !
pitching rotation.
Beazley Gets Hitting Help. ]
Beaziey had hitting help from 1
Catcher Phil Masi, who hammered 1
a three-run homer off Rookie Kent 1
Peterson in the Braves’ big inning,
the four-run fifth. t
Brooklyn took a half-game lead I
in that wild National League
scramble by defeating Chicago, 6-2, 1
breaking out of a tie with the New s
York Giants, who had moved up «
e”en with the Dodgers in an after- i
noon game 11-inning win over St.
Louis, 7-4. e
Lefty Joe Hatten kept the Cubs t
under control in the Ebbets’ Field i
night game after a four-run second i
inning had ruined Hank Wyse. It
was Hatten’s sixth win. Wyse has- j
tened his own downfall in the sec- j
ond with a wild peg that let in two e
additional runs after Jackie Robin- 2
son’s single with the bases loaded <
had accounted for a pair.
“Big Jawn” Mize kept the Giants
in the ball game with the Cards,
spoiling Howie Pollet’s prospective
shutout with a grandslam homer in
the sixth. Although the Redbirds
came back to tie, knocking Bill
Ayers from the hill, New York
finally won on Willard Marshall’s
homer after Mize and Walker
Cooper walked in the 11th. The
homer came off Ken Burkhart, but
the loss went to Rookie Jim Hearn.
Junior Thompson, the third Giant
hurler, was the victor.
Schultz's Homer Beats Bucs. i
Howie Schultz continued the day’s I
specialty, a game-winning homer, 1
when he hit one into the left-field .
seats with the score tied in the last I
of the ninth at Shibe Park. As a ■
result, the Phils’ Fred Schmidt de
cLsioned Pittsburgh’s Art Herring,
4-3. Herring threw to Just one
batter, Schultz. His last previous 1
defeat was a one-batter job in New ,
York when Lloyd Gearhart nudged
him for a homer. i1
Rain and the St. Louis Browns’ 4-3 !
win over the New York Yankees t
stretched Detroit’s American League t
lead to 1 % games. The Tiger’s day
camp with Unatnn _j f
Jeff Heath hammered a pair of !
triples to spark the Brownies attack t
One was followed by Vern'Stephens’ <
fifth homer in the sixth and the sec
ond was followed by A1 Zarilla’s
single to break a 3-3 tie in the 1
eighth. Although Joe Di Maggio f
boosted his average to .362 with a 1
homer, double and single and Bill 5
Johnson homered, the Browns’ Fred 5
Sanford took the pitching decision
over Joe Page, who hadn’t lost since t
April 19. (
Mel Harder received credit for his £
219th major league victory although £
he was knocked from the box by Sam
Chapman’s two-run homer in the t
eighth-inning of Cleveland’s 7-4 t
romp over Philadelphia. Ed Klieman 1
finished, hanging a third loss on Bob -
Savage who failed to survive the
third Inning. Hank Majeski of the
A’s and Jim Hegan and Dale Mitchell
of the Tribe also hit home runs.
Brewers 2 Games Ahead
In Industrial League
Heurich Brewers now have a two
game lead in the Industrial League
over Naiman's Disc Shop. The mar
gin was increased yesterday as the
Brewers trimmed Sunnybrook, 10-4.
Merrick Boys’ Club topped Navy
Headquarters, 11-4, in the Recrea
tion League and Arlington Hall won
over Fort Myer North Post, 7-5,
in the Metro Military League.
Terps Hit Road, Seek
To Top .500 Average
Maryland's diamond squad departs
today on a fourgame swing through
the North that will see the Terps
i running cans to rtutgers, Yaie.j
Harvard and Dartmouth.
With a record of only nine wins
in 19 games, the Terps must take
three decisions to finish with a j
favorable balance.
Griffs' Records
BATTING.
. G. A.B. R H. 2b. 3b. HR. Rbi Pet. i
Knerr 5 1 0 1 00001000 1
Hudson 6 13 381003 .467
Pieretti 5 10 140001 .406
Spence 36 110 IS 36 S 3 6 23 .345
Lewis 39 137 21 47 7 2 3 21 .343 I
Ferrell 8 13 4 4 0 0 0 2 .306
Vernon 39 149 15 39 6 2 0 18 .262
Grace 34 114 10 29 4 3 2 7 .254
! Wynn 11 36 0 9 1 0 0 1 .250!
; Newsom 8 16 i 4 1 O 0 0 .250;
Evans 32 1 02 9 2a 4 0 1 2 .235;!
Ch’m n 39 140 13 37 8 1 0 10 .229 <
McBride 8 22 2 5 l 0 0 3 .227 1
Yost 14 55 7 12 0 2 fl 4 .218 1
MancusoS 14 O 3 1 0 0 2 .214 i
Priddy 39 140 10 28 4 0 1 9 .200 1
i Ro'son 17 25 2 6 0 o i 4 jno i
Haefner .7 10 1 2 0 0 0 1 .200 :
Traals 23 82 1 16 3 0 0 2 .195 1
M'st'son 9 16 230102 .188 |
;Case 15 46 7 8 1 0 0 1 .174
Scarb'h 7 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
!Cary 6 0000000 ’.000 <
Candini 8 2000000 .ooo 1
I Ferrick 9 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 '
i Sullivan 3 2000000 .000
PITCHING.
G. H. BB. SO. IP GS. CO. W. L. 1
! Hudson 6 29 17 15 3BVi 6 2 4 1,
j Mast’son 9 51 19 27 52 7 3 4 3
! Wynn 9 83 25 18 7444 9 7 6 4 1
Pieretti. 5 27 15 13 304* 4 111
: Newsom 8 54 17 28 47 7 1 2 3,
Perrick 9 11 7 7 2044 0 0 1 2.
Haefner, 7 39 22 10 34 6 1 1 4
Candini 8 15 6 6 1044 0 0 0 1
' Searb ah 7 20 13 9 194a 10 0 2
‘SE- t \l i U l S § §
TIME TO COOL OFF—Ed Furgol (left) just off the Prince Georges Course with a new course rec
ord 63 in the second round of the National Capital Open yesterday, get his brow mopped by his
playing partner, South Africa’s Bobby Locke. Both are among the leaders. Furgol with 138 and
Locke 135._ _ —Star Staff Photo,
Joe, Jr., Has Ring King
Passing Out Cigars
ly th» Aisociafed Pr.t,
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 7.—Joe
Louis, 20 pounds over fighting
weight and showing signs of bald
ness, said after an exhibition bout
with two opponents here last night:
“Now I got somebody to look after
me”—his son, born to Marva Trotter
Louis in Mexico City.
The heavyweight champion said
he had heard from Mrs. Louis twice
since the baby was born and added:
"in fact, I already got the hospital
bill.” '
Before the exhibition—two rounds
each with Dick Underwood of Los
Angeles and Rusty Payne of San
Diego—Louis passed out cigars in
his dressing room.
Louis said he planned to meet
Mrs. Louis and Joe, jr., in Chicago
June 26—after his exhibition tour
ends in Albuquerque, ’N. Mex., June j
24, in a referring appearance at thej
Chalky Wrlght-Larry Cisneros fight. I
Fights Last Night
By the Associated Pres*
NEW YORK—Jake Lamotta, 154’4,
New York, outpointed Tony Janiro,
140*4, Youngstown. 10.
CHICAGO.—-Gene Burton. 1.36*4,
New York, outpointed Johnny Bratton,
134*4. Chicago. 10.
DETROIT. — Tommy Yarosz. 162,
Monaca. Pa., outpointed Jimmie Edsrar,
160, Detroit, 10.
BALTIMORE.—Terry Moore. 143*4,
Baltimore, outpointed Cleo Shans, 138,
New York, 10.
, .HOIXYWOOD. Calif.—Bobby Yaeger,
141, Los Angeles, outpointed Eddie
Prince, 137*4, Detroit, 10,
North Wallops South
In Lacrosse Battle
ly Auociattd Prtts
BALTIMORE, June 7.—Northern
lacross players today held a 3-2 edge
over their Southern rivals in the!
annually renewed all-star series.
The North last night walloped
the South by a score of 15 to 3 in
the sixth annual ali-star lacrosse;
game here. It was the most lop
sided score of the series, in which
the North has won three games, the
South two and one was tied.
Paced by Army’s Jim Hartinger
and Princeton’s Henry Fish—who
together accounted for 8 goals—the
Northern college stickmen ran the
South off the field in the cllm^t
game of the lacrosse season. *
The North’s defense, bulwarked
by big Fank Foldberg of Army and
Oalie George Baron of C. C. N. Y..
had little trouble in halting the
Southern attack.
Brooke Tunstall of Johns Hop
kins was awarded the Jack Turn-!
bull Trophy between halves as the
Nation's best attack player.
Minor Baseball <
By the Associated Press
INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE
Montreal 9—3: Baltimore, 3—2
Jersey City, R—15; Toronto, 7—T.
Rochester. 12; Syracuse, 4
(Only games.)
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION,
Minneapolis, 1; Columbus, 0.
Toledo, 10; St. Paul. 5.
Louisville, 4: Milwaukee, 1,
(Only games.)
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE.
Hollywood, 7; Seattle, fi
Los Angeles, 5; San Diego. 0.
(Only games. I
SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION.
Atlanta. 10; Chattanooga, 5
Birmingham. 2; Nashville. 0.
Mobile. 4: Memphis, 2.
Little Rock, 11: New Orleans, 4.
TEXAS LEAGUE.
San Antonio. 4—3: Tulsa. 3—O.
Houston. 2; Oklahoma City, 1 (1.3 in
nings).
Dallas. 3: Beaumont. 2.
Fort Worth, 9: Shreveport. 4.
EASTERN LEAGUE.
Wilkes-Barre, 4 Hartford. 0 *
Williamsport, 12: Utica. 5.
Albany. TO: Scranton, 1.
Binghamton. 11: Elmira. 7.
WESTERN LEAGUE.
Des Moines. 7: Denver, 1.
Pueblo, 5: Omaha. 4
Sioux City. 6; Lincoln. 5.
SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE.
Greenville. 5: Macon. 3.
Augusta. 7: Columbus. 5
Charleston, fl. Jacksonville, 8.
Columbia. 17: Savannah, I,
Laura Lou John's Match Tops
Heart of America Net Card
By the Associated Press
KANSAS CITY. June 7.—The!
nen stars were given top billing on'
he Heart of America tennis touma- i
nent today, but the Florida "Sweet
tea rt of Tennis,” Laura Lou Jahn.!
vasn't expected to lose any of the
nterest she has commanded from
he gallery.
Miss Jahn, 14-year-old Florida
State womans singles champion,j
vas to meet the first-seeded Doris;
(ensen of Des Moines, Iowa, forj
he girls’ singles title. Bain yester
lay caused postponement of the
natch.
The deliberate swinging ' little
?lorida girl advanced to the finals
in women’s singles by beating Miss
Tensen with amazing ease, 6—1,
J-2. She will also meet Mrs. Baba
• t
Lewis, Boston, 6—1, 6—0 victor over
Lucille Davidson, Lee’s Summit,
Mo., for the women's crown.
Gardnar Mulloy, Coral Gables.
Fla., a tournament favorite, was
matched with colorful Francisco
Segura of Ecuador in one of the
feature men's singles semifinal
matches. Mulloy defeated Morey
Lewis, Boston, 6—3, 7—5, in a
tough quarter-final go. Segura
breezed by Robert Gonzales, Los
Angeles, 6—2, 6—2.
Top-seeded Frank Parker. Los
Angeles, 3d ranking United States
amateur, and Bob Falkenberg, also
of Los Angeles, were paired in the
other semifinals singles matches.
Parker whipped Earl Cochell, Los
Angelea 6—3, 6—1, while Falkenberg
advanced on a default.
c ■ *
Furgol's Record Follows Golf
That Had Him Ready to Quit
Ed Furgol, whose 63 yesterday in
the second round of the National
Capital Open at Prince Georges was
the lowest competitive score ever
pasted in tournament golf in this
city, said he never has picked up
in his career, but he came mighty
close to it when he was shooting
that 75 the first day.
Entering today's third round,
Furgol found 12 players ahead of
him despite his record assault on
par. Sam Snead’s 131 was seven
shots better with Tommy Wright
of Knoxville, Tenn., and George
Payton of Hampton, Va„ tied for
second with 134 and Bobby Locke
among the 135 scorers.
A thoughtless Furgol galleryite
who yelled "For crying out loud,
hit it” when Ed missed a short putt
on the fifth hole of the first round
upset the 28-year-old New Yorker to
the point where he floundered
around in 75. "The fellow shouted
at the top of his voice,” Furgol said.
"I shouldn't have let it bother me,
but it did.”
Late in the first round Furgol
told Bobby Locke, his playing part
ner, that he was flying back to
Detroit that night, but Locke said,
“Don't do that Ed, you're too fine
a golfer and too fine a sport to pick
up.” So Furgol sa'id he took Locke’s
advice and stuck around.
Misses Eagle on Fourth.
The swarthy young man who is a
dead ringer for the Redskins’ Wilbur
Moore took to the practice tee after
Gallorette Goes After
Aqueduct's Carter
By lh» Associated Press
NEW YORK, June 7.—W. L.
Brann's mighty Maryland mare
Gallorette today makes her second
stakes start in five days when she
heads a field of nine in the $25,000
Carter Handicap at Aqueduct. Giv
ing away up to 17 pounds, Gallorette
carries topweight of 123 pounds in
the 7-furlong sprint.
ATLANTIC CITY? N. J.-Atomic
Power, stake-winning son of Bel
Aethel and Glacial, carrying the
silks of Mrs. Mary Robinson’s Rarco
Stable, will go to the post here to
day a l-to-2 favorite to win the
mile and an eighth $10,000 added
Absecon Handicap.
STANTON, Del.—Bridal Flower,
1946 winner of the New Castle'
Handicap here, will go to the post
a 5-to-2 favorite to repeat her per
formance in today’s $25,000 added
feature for 3-year-olds and upward.
Kramer Trackmen Garner
Junior High Championship
Kramer School Is track and field
champion of local junior high
schools after running up a 73-point
total in yesterday’s annual meet at
Central High Stadium.
Macfarland, which once had a
string of 10 titles, finished second
with 48. Other scores were Powell,
42%; Paul, 40: Deal, 31: Langley,
18%; Eliot and Stuart, 17%; Gor
don, 17; Hine. 6%, and Jefferson, 5.
Kramer finished first in 8 of the
21 events. No records were broken
A-AC Yanks Sign Harris,
Prewar Indiana Star
By the Associated Pres*
NEW YORK, June 7.—The New
York Yankees of the All-America
Football Conference today an
nounced the signing of Archie Har
ris, great prewar end and track and
field star at the University of In
diana, for the 1947 season.
Harris made the all-Big Ten and
all-Western teams two years, won
all-America mention in his junior
year and was picked on the Nation’s
second team in his senior year. He
recently was discharged from the
Army Air Forces, where he served
a s a B-25 pilot.
his round and was there until almost
dark.
Furgol, who has a slightly with
ered left arm that he cannot
straighten as a result of a broken
elbow that was improperly set, hits
the ball almost entirely with his
right side. He has a two-thirds
backswing and as a result of his
handicap his swing is far from a
model one. Despite that, he is the
eighth leading money- winner among
the pros with a $5,625 total, although
he has played in only one other
summer tournament.
“With a 75 the first day I was in
57th place, I counted ’em,” Furgol
said yesterday, “so there was nothing
for me to do but to try and knock
everything into the hole. I probably
would not have shot the 63 if I had
not been so reckless.”
Furgol was 4 under par for the
first fpur holes of his record round
and he wasn’t satisfied. The reason
was that he missed a 6-foot putt for
an eagle on the fourth hole that
would have-put him 5 under.
Tears Up Back Nine.
His only bogey of the round, three
putts on the fifth hole, put him back
to 3 under and he played par golf
through nine for an out nine of 33.
Furgol came out of.the woods on the
11th for a par after a birdie on 10
and thep knocked in birdie putts
of from S to 20 feet on 13th and 14th.
For the second time in his great
round of golf, Furgol missed a short
putt for an eagle, this one on the
16th, and he added birdies on 17
and 18 from putts of 10 and 15 feet.
A great cheer from a gallery of about
2,000 greeted his final putt on the
18th and another ovation when the
score of 63 was announced.
Locke said the round could have
been 60 and the popular South
African with the gracious manner
seemed as pleased with Furgol's
round as if he (Locke) had made it
himself. M. W. W.
Sam Snead. Hot. Spring*. Va. 66-65—131
George Payton. Hampton. Va. 67-67—134
Tom Wright. Knoxville. Tenn. 68-66—134
Bobby Locke, 8outh Africa 67-68—135
J. Thompson. Chicopee. Mass. 66-69—135
Ellsworth Vines. Los Angeles 68-67—135
•William Griffin, Pr. Georges 67-68—135
Lew Worsham.* Washington. 68-68—136
Roger Peacock, Washington . 69-67—136
Ed Oliver, Wilmington. Del. 67-69—136
Otto Greiner, Baltimore_ 68-68—136
Lloyd Mangrum, Chicago ... 68-69—137
Ed Furgoi. Pontiac, Mich... 75-63—138
Harold Oatman. Norfolk. Va.. 68-70—138
Dutch Harrison. York. Pa. 66-72—138
Skip Alexander. Lex’ton. N. C. 69-69—138
•Bobby Brownell. Manor . 71-68—139
John Palmer, Badin, N. C.. 7J-68—139
Dick Metz, Chicago . . 68-71—139
Ge;.e Kunts, Sp'ghaven. N. J. 71-69—140
C. Haefner. Charlote. N. C. 69-71—140
Fred Haas, Jr., New Orleans 71-69—140
Al Houghton, Prince Georgea 70-70—140
Bob Hamilton. Chicago . . 71-69-^-140
Tony Manero. Harrison. N. Y. 70-71—141
Walter Romans. Baltimore... 70-72—-142
AL Smith, Danville, Va. . ... 71-72—143
George Fazio, Los Angeles 71-72—143
George 8chneiter. Ogden. Utah 68-75—143
N. Kelley. Philadelohla . 72-71—143
Keith Kallio. Washington _ 71-73—144
Ralph Beach. Baltimore 72-72—144
Lt. Jim Kinder, P. Georges _ 73-71—144
Dale Andreason. Long Beach. 75-69—L44
Cliff Spencer, East Potomac 73-71—144
Richard McHale, Chevy Chase 74-71—145
Jim Clark. Huntington, Calif. 76-70—145
Harlan Will. Lancaster, Pa. . 73-72—145
Charles Bassler, Chevy Chase 74-71—145
‘Edgle Johnson. P. Georges.. 72-73—145
Al jamison, Quantleo. Va. 73-73—146
•Walter Hagen. jr„ Richmond 73-73—146
•Spencer Overton. R. Road _ 73-73—146
Jonn Musser, Allview ... 71-75—146
Leo Walper. Congressional . 74-72—146
•Bob Harrington, Frederick . 76-70—146
Wilson Ford, Richmond_ 76-72—147
•Charles Price, Kenwood_ 74-73—147
Johnny Bass, Baltimore 75-72—147
Carroll MacMaster, Baltimore 79-68—147
‘Michael Ondo, Washington.. 72-75—147
Levi Yoder, Fairfax . 79-68—147
•William Shea, Congressional. 71-76—147
Wilfy Cox, Congressional 76-72—148
W. Gilliam. Burlingame. Calif. 76-73—148
Jimmy Duke, Baltimore . 77-71—148
Boyd Jaeger. Winston-Salem. 72-76—148
Al Maize, Roanoke _ 72-76—148
P. R. Miller, Norfolk_71-77—148
•John Hitchborn, Manor 76-73—149
•William McFerren, I. Spring 72-77—149
•Jerry Hart, Prince Georges 78-71—149
Jimmy Riley, Lynchburg_ 75-74—149
Clagett Stevens. Manor _ 77-72—149
•Dick MelVin. Boca Raton 75-75—156
Robert Bowers. Indian Spring 76-74—150
•Eddie Johrston, Baltimore.. 73-77—150
Hugh McLellan, Baltimore.. 75-76—151
Ned Cooper. Charlotte. N. C. .. 75-76—151
Mel Shorey, Indian Spring.. 77-74—151
A. F. OLinger, Winchester _ 73-78—151
•Ralph Bovart. Chevy Chase, 77-74—151
Howard Musser. Richmond 75-77—152
•George Voigt, Prince Georges,
77-75—152
Bobby Grove. Frederick . _ 75-77—162
•Forrest Tucker, Hollywood _ 74-78—152
Harry Griesmer, Washington, 74-79—153
Max Elbtn. Burning Tree 75-77—163
Jim Duncan. Wash. G. Ac C. C., 75-79—154
Frank Invemlzzi. Baltimore . 78-79—156
George Neaiis. Washington... 78-77—155
Al Price. Rock Creek_ 76-80—156
Val Rullo. Woodmont_ 78-79—157
•Leroy Smith, Monor_76-81—157
Fred McLeod. Columbia_ 83-75—158
•Jay Wolf, Indian Sprlni*_ 83-75—158
Kenneth Graham, Roanoke.. 82-78—160
•Richard Burgess. Wash. 83-77—160
•Gene Fossum. Prince Georges, 86-75—161
Archie Hicks. Roanoke ._ 82-79—16]
•Harry Harris. Roanoke . 83-80—103
•W. T. Tarrant, Prince Georges,
' 80- 87—175
George Low. Clearwater_73—No card
•R. A. Bryant. Wash_86—no card
•John Blair, Wash.__83—no card
George Diffenbaugh, Kenwood.
76—withdraw
•Amateur.
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La Motta Blasts Talk
Of'Fix'by Decisive
Win Over Janiro
ly Associated Pratt
NEW YORK, June 7.—Middle
weight Jake La Motta, the Bronx
Are hydrant, walloped baby-faced
Tony Janiro, just as every one ex
pected he would, last night in a
brawl that was a rip-snorter all the
way.,
Ranked as the third best middle
weight in the world, Jake trimmed
himself down to 154^4 pounds—be
cause it would have cost him a $15,
000 forfeit if he was over 155—and
then proceeded to punch the young
ster from Youngstown, Ohio, who is
only a welterweight, into exhaus
tion, and gallop to a 10-round deci
sion.
• Outweighed by. five pounds, Janiro
got an "A” for effort from the crowd
of 14,166, who chipped in to a gross
gate of $71,874, for the way he
fought back from the verge of a
knockout from the sixth round on.
He refused to go down until four
seconds from the finish, when he
collapsed and was saved by the bell.
Rumors that La Motta was to lose
were flying around the Garden be
fore the thumping got under way,
and it was learned the district at
torney had called several of the
interested parties down to his office.
The only question left by the
match was why it was ever made in
the first place. ■
- ■*
Granby, G.W. High Tilt
For Virginia Title
High school baseball hereabouts
was to wind up today with the Vir
ginia State championship game be
tween George Washington and
Granby of Norfolk at Alexandria
this Afternoon. The Presidents were
seeking their first title. Closest they
ever have come was when they were
runnerup in 1938.
Over in nearby Maryland, Blad
ensburg High clinched the Prince;
Georges County title yesterday as
Bob Giddens pitched it to a 10-0 j
victory over Surrattsville with a!
two-hitter. It was Bob’s 12th win!
in 13 games. His mound opponent
was Deveroe Lyle, who not long ago
hit the headlines by fanning 30 hat
ters in a nine-inning game.
Gaithersburg and Sherwood highs
were winners in Montgomery
County. Gaithersburg topped Rock
ville, 7-4, with Wash White tossing
a four-hitter and Sherwood won
over Poolesville, 10-5, behind four
hit pitching from Bob Campbell.
Moran in Navy Meet Go
For Lightweight Title
ly the Associated Press
SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 7—Six
teen of the Navy's best fighters bat
tle here tonight for the service’s
eight boxing championships—allowed
to lapse during the war, but once
again highly prized by bluejackets.
Tonight's survivors won prelim
inaries on Monday and semifinals
on Thursday.
Among the finalists is Eddie
Moran of Washington, representing
the South Atlantic Area, battling
William Cook of Indianapolis, Par
Pacific Area, for the lightweight
crown. The heavyweight final pits
Joseph Tuvell of Indianapolis, Missis
sippi Valley Area, against Maynard
Jones of Wilmington, Del., Southern
California Area.
Midget Auto Kace Lard
Put Off Until Friday
The midget auto racing opener at
the West Lanham Speedway is post
poned until next Friday night after
the storm washed out last night's
scheduled program.
With more than 5,000 spectators
on hand an attempt was made to
dry out the track by running stock
cars over it after the rain stopped
at 9 pm. Mike Joseph then tested
the strip with his bright yellow No.
17 racer, but went into several skids.
Rain checks from last night's races
will be good next Friday.
Tussle for Team Honors
Looms In CCC Games
By th* Associated Pro**
MILWAUKEE, June 7.—A hot
battle for team honors was in pros
pect as some 250 athletes from 40
universities and colleges prepared
for today’s running of the Central
Collegiate Conference track cham
pionships at Marquette Stadium.
In the battle for the crown and
the Knute K. Rockne Memorial
Trophy which goes with it are Wis
consin, Indiana, Notre Dame and
Michigan State. Illinois. 1946 cham
pion, won’t have a full team in this
year’s 3-C competition.
Heading the individual stars is
Roy Walters of Mankato (Minn.) i
Teachers, who turned in a 0:9.6 per
formance in the 100-yard dash last:
week end at the Aberdeen (S. Dak.)
Relays.
Two field events, the high Jump
and javelin throw, also have out
standing entrants.
Johnson Is Mounts' Ace
Perry Johnson allowed only two
hits to pace Mount Rainier High to
a 5-0 decision at Surratsvilie in a
Prihce Georges Baseball League
game.
Hurls Softy No-Hitter
Bobby Ruth pitched no-hit ball to
lead Trinidad Boys’ Club Rockets
softballers to an 8-4 decision over
Rosedale. All Rosedale runs were
unearned.
Major Leaders
By *h« Associated Praia
_ ^ , AMERICAN LEAGUE.
Batting. Dt Magglo. New York, .362;
Boudreau. Cleveland. .359.
Runs—Keller. New York. 38; Wfl
Hams. Boston. 35.
Run» batted in—Keller. New York.
36: Di Magglo. New York. 33.
Hits—Dillinger. St. Louis, 55: Ken
nedy. Chicago. 53.
-.Doubles—Mullln. Detroit. 17; Joost.
Phtlade.phia. 13.
Triples—Philley, Chicago, and Lehr
ner. St. Louis. 5.
Home runs—Keller. New York. 1.3s
Williams, Boston. 12.
baaefcrD'ilinger. St. Louis..
12- Philley. Chicago. f>.
Strikeouts—Newhouser, Detroit, 75:
Feller. Cleveland. 70
Pitching—Shea, New York. 6-1.
.851; Hutchinson. Detroit. 5-1. .833.
„ ... naT.?°,Nal league.
'375:
.o£uMSk *5?. York- 44: TOom
Runs batted in—-Mize. New York..
41; Marshall. New York, and Torge
aon. Boston. 37.
Hits—Baumholti. Cincinnati. 61;
Slaughter. St. Louis, .57.
Doubles—Ennis. Phtla d e 1 p h 11,
Slaughter. St. Louis, and Baumholts.
Cincinnati. 13.
Triples—Cooper, New York. 5; Ed
wards. Brooklyn. 4.
Home runs—Mise. New York. 15i
Miller. Cincinnati. 12.
Stolen bases—Robinson, Brooklyn.
8: Torgeson. Boston. 7.
Strikeouts — Blackwell. Cincinnati,,
51; Sam. Boston. 43.
Pitching—Spahn. Bostor. 8-1, .8S9:
Rowe. Philadelphia. 7-1. .875.
Thackara Gains Semis
By Upset of Leavens
At North Ya. Net
Jim Thackara, Connecticut’s gift
to local tennis, who has shown him
self an upsetter this spring, is In to
day's Northern Virginia Invitation
tournament semifinals by virtue of
another form reversal. He meets
top-seeded Gardner Lamed this
afternoon at Army Navy Club after
eliminating third-seeded Don Leav
ens, 8—6, 6—2, yesterday.
Lamed had trouble getting into
the round of four, going three sets
before passing John Curtiss, 6—1,
6—4. Today’s other semifinal has
Hugh Lynch playing Bernard Bart
zen. Lynch yesterday disposed of
Jim Fan-in, 6—2, 6—4, while Bartzen
won over Phil Neff, 6—0, 6—4.
Willie Herbert, Sara Moore and
Charlotte Decker were winners In
women’s singles quarterfinals yes
terday.
Remits Yesterday.
Men’s singles—Bartzen defeated Neff.
6—o. 6—4; Lynch defeated Farrin, fi—2.
6—4; Thackara defeated Leavens, 8—8,
6—2; Lamed defeated Curtiss, 6—1, 3—6,
8—4,
Men’s doubles—Lamed and Bartsen de
feated Adair and Nannes. 8—0. 8—2; Far
rin and Smith defeated Otfford and Cur
tiss, 8—4, 8—2; Johnsen and Leavens de
feated Atwater on rf Weft tt_4 - s
Lynch *nd Spriggs defeated Th&ckara and
Wilkin, 6—2, «—2.
Women's singles—Ann Gray defeated
Gwyn Graves, 6—0, 6—0: Willie Herbert
defeated Elizabeth Prince, 9-—7, 6—1;
Charlotte Decker defeated Prances Barry,
g—-S' 6—4: Sarah Moore defeated Frlscilia
Smith, fi—1, 7—5.
, ¥15ed. doubles—Smith and Smith de
feated Watkins and Reid. 6—1, 6—1.
Today's Pairings. 1
Men’s singles—2, Bartzen vs. Lynch »nd
Thackara vs. Lamed.
Men's doubles—3:30. Larned and Bart
zen vs. Parrin and Smith; 4. Johnsen and
Leavens vs. Lynch and Spriggs,
Women's singles—1, Gray vs. Herbert
and Decker vs. Moore.
Mrs. Pray Adds to Lead
In Hinshaw Golf Play
Mrs. L. G. Pray posted a fine round
of 83 to increase her lead in the
second round of the 72-hole medal
play Hinshaw Cup tournament at
Columbia Country Club. Mrs. Pray
has 170 at the halfway mark to 184
for Elinor Finckel.
Mrs. E. S. Hartshorn la* the low
net leader with 215-58—157 to Mrs.
William Abell's 200-38—1 2.
Mrs. J. T. Mason and Mrs. George
Bailey tied for gross honors with 88s
in the first round of -he tournament
sponsored by Mrs. George Calvert
at Washington Golf and Country
Club. Mrs. R. D. Young, with
96- 20—76 and Mrs. H. D. Willey,
97- 21—76 tied for net.
Lehigh Honors D. C. Boy
BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 7 (Spe
cial).—Donald H. Brownlee of
Washington was presented the The
odore H. H. Meyers Field Gup at
ceremonies at Lehigh University
yesterday, it annually goes to the
outstanding field man on the uni
versity’s track team.
Sherman Is Softy Star
Mort Sherman pitched a one
hitter as Annadale and Co. softball
team edged Southwest Harbor Lions,
1-0, at Gonzaga field in a Northeast
Twilight League game.
Softballers Booking
The Jeb Stuart softball team if
booking games. Call J. Kelly at Re
public 7400, Ext. 7589.
Wants Week-End Foes
The Indian Head Indians ar«
looking for Saturday and Sunday
baseball opponents. Call Indian
Head 3849.
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