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Ftinday, April 5, 1942
SPORTS —By LEO MACDONELL Steve O’Neill Recalls fe He Was Victim of Gag by Sheahan [ sham; si ggests ‘share the car’ plan LAKELAND, Fla., April 4.—They were talking about funny happenings in a hotel lobby bag punching contest here the other lay and Steve O’Neill recalled an episode in Augusta, Ga., when the Tigers trained in Ty Cobb’s home town. “I was managing Toronto and we were playing the Tigers an exhibition game,” the new manager of the Tigers’ Beaumont farm club went back over the years. “Art Sheahan, traveling aecretary of the Tigers, “was a great one for practical jokes, but I didn’t know It . , . »o I was the victim of one of them that day. Art chewed up wme of that stuff that makes you froth at the mouth and then he went into what I thought was a fit. I was scared to death md at Art’s request ran all over town looking for a doctor ind a priest.” Merv Shea said one of the “funniest things’” he ever saw n a training camp was in lakeland recently when Phil Rizzuto, 5-foot 5-inch Yankee, stood right up and argued with 6-foot t-inch Umpire Cal Hubbard about a strike . . . Joe Louis’ last ound of golf before he entered the army was a 78 ... he ilayed it with Bing Crosby . . . Mike Jacobs once paid Knrico Caruso SIO,OOO each for 10 concert* , . . Ernie Shave, the •leadowbrook (Detroit) golf pro who was attached, to a course during the past winter season, thinks members WRld share their cars to the golf clubs this summer . . . There's no sense of three or four members of a club who ive near each other driving all their cam to the club,” Shave *oint(‘d out. Haven't They Other Things to Do Larry MacPhail employed detectives attached to the United States Embassy in Havana to trail Johnny Allen and other lodgers in the Cuban capital and submit a detailed report on heir activities . . . One wonders if embassy dicks, in these days, wouldn't have enough to do without using up their time trailing eer-thirstv ball players . . . Tom Hceney, ex-heavyweight ingster, is stjjl running that bar in Miami Beach . . . Bill )eCorrevnnt, Northwestern University halfback, enlisted in the avy as an ordinary seaman, which is something in these days f scrambling for Commissions . . . Billy Southworth. manager f thp St. Ixjuis Cardinals, hustlingest ball club in Florida, ob erved the other day: “You know, 1 get a kick out of watching hose Yankees hustle.’’ A Blond Italian New York's Hero Johnny Colan, the fighter whom New Yorkers are raving bout, is Johnny Coliani. a blond Italian from New’ York's west ide . . . Paul Damski, his manager, is a Lithuanian-born Jew ho has taken out his first United States citizenship papers . . Valparaiso University’s athletic teams were known as the ’hlans until war broke . . . The name now is “Crusaders”’ . . . 'he “Johnny P.lood” who played for many years with the Green lay Packers is now In the Canadian Air Corps . . . His rightj ante is John McNally . . . Purdue has three football captains i the naval reserve flying corps in Dave Rankin of 1940 Rnd Y>m Melton and James Miller, the co-pilots of 1941 . . . Racing t Agua Caliente, Mexico, is a week-end sport .. . The famous rack and plant cost $3,000,000 . . . Badminton is played only ldoors in England ... In America it is played indoors and utdoors. Wnpa Is His Favorite Town Reeves, sharpshooting Detroit policeman, likes ampa ... Ho won tho national pistol shoot championship in lorida s West Coast metropolis three straight years . . . Larry lullins, former Notre Dame star and now baokfield coach at niversity of Florida, is a lieutenant senior grade in the navy's hysiral training program . . . Bud Ward, National Amateur o!f champion, has been promoted to corporal at Fort George bright camp near Spokane, Wash. . . . Tommy Sheehan, [eadowbrook (Detroit) star golfer out of Notre Dame, is a idet at Kelly Field along with Ken Kavanaugh, Chicago Bears' id; Les Crouocher, University of Texas basketball star, and etc Layden, Texas’ All-America fullback. Bouquet to Pete Kelly, former Red Wing who in Spriqgfield very and with 78 points, was the leading scorer in the Amer an Hockey league this year . . . Mickey Blair, for several sea ms in the Yankee chain, will be Connie Mack's regular third L IHWT \ * *. (\Y iseman . . . Toronto and Montreal, in the International League, [ready have gone through two years’ war . . . Those Duttons re fighting men! . . . Red Dutton has bullet sketches on his Ddy from the first World War, in which he served with the tmous "Princess Pats” . . . Now Red's third son enlisted in the avy recently despite the fact that he is only 15 years old . . . e falsified his age but was returned to civilian life when his ue age was discovered . . . Dutton's two older sons are in ngland with the RCAF. >ome History About a CCC Fighter Norman Rubio is a product of CCC camp boxing . . . and fighting professionally only about a year . . . His family Barcelona, Spain, but he w’as born in Puerto Rico . . . Wrate Brooklyn fan w'rote the papers: "MacPhail must play ixie Walker in the right field or the Brooklyn ball park will be npty and the club might raise hay there” . . . Trainer Claude imon Sr. and Claude Simon Jr., the football coach, are father id son and "Big Mouk” and "Little Monk” . . . Ben Chapman ropped from a big league playing job to the minors to manage ichmond—but he gets $5,000 for the job . . . The Cardinals of hicago have poor luck . . . Last year they drafted Paul Christ an. this year Bud Schwenk, both great passers, but neither ked the idea of pro football . . . Carl Hubbell is getting ready >r his fifteenth season with the Giants ... He is 88 years old ad has no thought of retiring. Another Funny Thing Was Watching Riz zuto Argue W. R. Hearst Rifle Meet Finals Set May 15-17 2,000 Shooters in Big Event at Fairgrounds By DON GILLIES The final matches for the Wil liam Randolph Hearst trophies will be fired May 15, 16 and 17 in Agri cultural Hall, Michigan Slate Fair Grounds. More than 2,OCX) shooters .from all parts of the state will take part in the tournament. The entry fee is complimentary. Unlike last years finals, when tyros and experts ciwnpeted against each other, beginners this year will have a special 20-shot prone program ail their own. All tyroa who have completed at least half of their preliminary matches will he eligible to compete in this race. Same Lineup The open division will be con ducted virtually the same as last year with the big Hearst trophy going to the team which shoots the highest five-competitor team score. The handicap trophy, open only to shooters in the oj>en division, will he fired concurrently with the open race, the winner to be decided by the Western Cartridge Company’s handicap table. The Detroit Gun Club team, of the Hearst trophy last jyear, will present the same team again this year. Headed by Mike [Tokar. greatest off-hand shot in (the country, it will have Fred Friedman, John Kirschner, Geza iiodak and Bonnie Ba/ydlo defend ing the title. i (’apt. Ernie Brousseau of the Great Lakes Steel team whic h won the 1941 handicap champuMiship, will enter Sam Castle, Joe Kor menrli. .John Zukowxky. Claude R. Bowman. Ed Bairs and others trying for a second .succes sive crown. Cold Prizes Tn all six events are scheduled.' two for the experts and four for the tyros. In the t>ro division.l shooters will l>e divided into four glasses, made up of men. women, j [boys and girls. The winners in each! division will receive five gold med al*. The second team will receive five silver medial* All others who (compete will receive bron/e med ial.*. I The prizes in the open race are five gold lafjel buttons to the win ner* of the handicap and open, five silver buttons each to the two ieam« finishing second and bronze la|)el button* to all other shooters 5 Soccer Games On Tap Sunday The Bavarians. Venetians, Hun garian*. St. (’lair and D«'troiters are favored to win their Michigan Amateur League soccer matches Sunday. The Venetians are one f>oint behind the league-leading Bavarians. The Venetians have four contests remaining, while the Bavarians have but two. Sunday s schedule; Kangrra ** >iunra-lan» a* ft. Clair F>*id. I p It; I Thiatir* v». Bavarian* at St. ciair Flrld 2pm 1 ( !*rm»n A mrr >-an v« \>n*t an* »t Ja>n* riaid I P m Worker* v«. *•. Cu r at Javna F'eld 2 p m l>*trr.i'rri v* H'apann a' Atk n*»n F'e d I 2 f’ m FRANK TURNESA STRESSES TEACHING Franklin Hills Pro Proud of His Daughter By >f. r. OKI KFNBROI) Prank Tumesa. who has tak**n over his dutict a* the new pro at |F ranklm Hills, has been a teaeh jing pro almost since his start in the game—and will continue to be one. He rarely plays in tourna ments and probably bis only com petitive golf here will be in the pro-amateur events j Quizzed at the luncheon given in his honor the other day, this second oldest of Ihe seven na tionally prominent golfing broth ers. said he never has won an im portant tournament. And he never |hns tried to qualify for the Na tional Open. Another tiling, he referred to himself as “just an average golfer”! who scores around 73 or 74. But 1 lest you bo thrown off your guard, and in sympathy offer him strokes, it must be reported that he con fessed that on occasions he may score in the sixties. Proud of Daughter In his time he has had some prize pupils, hut the one he is the proudest of is a 15-year-old girl now attending school in New York. She's his daughter, Ruth, who, with Mrs. Turncsa, won’t come here until summer. Although she has been given about 50 lessons by her father, Ruth as yet hasn't played on a course—and won’t until her dad figures she is ready. He doesn’t want to disturb her present activi ties in church and school, and in jSists she develop her swing be fore she begins playing. Until she nF, TROTT SUNDAY TIMES (TUO.VE CHERRY, SSOO> - Wf mtffoxmMgeSew i V . til / ‘Mm „ iilr ■ r 4 .Jr ■ -1' y, V’.' } j:y .-V^?“ ? • ’W': 's•s¥ ?¥■ %*■ "*; yr’ CHARLES A. H. THOM (LEFTf AND ROBERT WOLF AT GOLF CLUB Little Takes Lead In Land of Sky Open , ASHEVILLE. N. C, April 4' Jimmie Demaret of Detroit was (UP). Lawson Little took the fourth with 210. Jim Londos, over a span of more lead in the fourth annual Land of', Barron of White Plains. than a decade has met wrestlers the Sky Open golf tournament /'• leader It the end of the; turbans flowing toriav With a hla/ine 66 which if,r * t ,Wo rounds with 137. carded a"™ nave worn turbans, flowing equaled the tour 7l ament,’s previous P?° r 74 today to drop into fifth bejrds, handle-bar moustaches record (place with a 211. Henry Picard and monocles, but Monday night , Little, second money winner last wa * 1 P* r Wl,h a 72 to placejat the Arena Gardens he is going 'year, strok«*d his way 2 under par l!° *** introduced to a rival who (going out and 3 under par on the Other low- scorers, in order,; ias naplaced wrestling trunks with hack nine to place an unchallenged were: at 213. Bill Naryand Ralph jsawed-off overalls. • laimon the lead with a 69-70-66 lGuldahl: at 214. Ray Hill; at 215/ r Londos is going to meet the 205 going into the finals tomorrow.■ Craig Wood: at 216. Willie Goggin,l“. rsl , Cl,l * er ] 0 lK o ni ery I „ ~ . . Herman Keiser, Ky Laffoon and v Ark., one Farmer Jones. Hogan Coining j im Ferrier. (for the first time, and scholarly I Byron N. Non jumped Mo full Touned at 217 wore chirk Har-tf^hlnij m'‘«t™ places in the tourney by equaling bert, E. J. Harrison and Sam t i; n „ raimnnt has imwt 66 and Hoard with Jog to?-Byrd. VfUH 21st wore U sKr,'X~MoX n£h?“ three days work. |nedy. ? red Annunziato and Rod! Promoter Vi ( -k hoc thro«. Almost a repetition of last year's Munday; 219, Tony penna. Feliz' supportjn _ ( In the semi tournament was Ben Hogans jSeraf in and Jimmie Hines; 220. ona, Vic ThMstv w ill mLn h « steady progress toward the lead (Chandler Harper; 221, Paul Run- (jrst ’ appearance against ~ ~7~,7~„T~ aTOt^r nl Cft o j'aTkTa oguehiake" 0 gue h iake" u, ,r "p Muny Softball Loop Lt^o^'M,, o^ \vith"him today Itnd*s?dl'ruled tlet’a Tli . \.« . , Pace agatoat_£a*_Steele._ ,h H 1° Meet Wednesday N Piffhoc In the last round, he stands the! Softball teams washing to enter ■*C*f jUlll lllUltj chance to repeat exactly last sea- a team in the M-O Softball League - . . , son s story in the Land of the will meet each Wednesday at the / NffiTPIPCC InninflC Sky, when he passed Little and office of the Department of Rec- • JvUICICjJ llllllliyj claimed i he championship jn the reation. Athletic Division, 504 : nnr aviyi a o a ....dayofn..,. l Elmwood, a. 7 p. m ! .1 does, drills nn ihe practice tee will have to suffice. By the way. Ruth’s dad says she is hitting the hall around 175 yards and he likes her swing. Dutra Changes Grip Mortie Dutra is back at Red Run after spending the winter as pro at Del Rio Country Club,! Brawley, Cal. He has a new grip, the interlock, and has all hut con-j quered those miseries in the hack This is the first time he has a!-' tered his grip since taking up golf as a youngster. Mortie reports there were 14 flights in the lettuce industry's tournament at Ixd Rio, making it' probably the biggest tournament in the country. Prizes valued at more than $3 000, including 40 sets of matched clubs, were given, Mortie was manager as well as pro there and occasionally filled in as a bartender and bouncer. Hr was so busy he rarely got in more than one golf game a week, yet had a pair of 65's. Mortie is enthusiastic al>out his new assistant. Eldon Briggs, the former Lansing amateur, who he says is almost os long off the ,tee as was the late Horter Mc- Veigh. During a visit to Los An geles. Dutra and Briggs played in a fivesome with Mickey Rooney, Ilob Crosby and (leorge V’on Elm. Ernie Shave Bach Ernie Shave again is holding forth in his shop and on the practice tee at Meadowbrook. He was pro during the winter at Cleveland Heights Golf Club at Lakeland. Fla., the 'home course”: of the Detroit Tigers. Kxccpf fori a set to with ants, who got in his socks, not his pants, and laid him up for a few days, he had an un eventful but pleasant winter. With Dutra and Shave back and Frank Tumesa already busy at Franklin Hills, the only district pro who is missing now is Jimmy I)emaret of Plum Hollow, He will be here around April 15, after the Masters’ tournament at Augusta. Golf Veteran Dies Golf here has lost another of its popular veterans, J. E. Dubois.' w ho died a few days ago. Gene, as he w’as known to his many friends. I was one of the oldest memltcrs of Red Run. Although he didn’t take up golf, until he was well along in years., he developed a formidable game marked by expert approaching and putting. But ue always will re-| member him bo*l as a wonderful golfing companion and a genuine sportsman. LEARN PLASTICS EOtt A PE ft MAX EX T CAREER Wartian Industry—Today!—Poacotimo Industry—Tomorrow! invvHiiqatp ... Th» Nation'* Foremost Institution Devoted Exclusively to Teaching All Phases of Plastics: Engineering. Drafting. Mold Designing, f abrication. Laminating. Extrusion Molding. Plant Operation, Management, otc. Engineering Research and Conaulting Service. Day and Evening Clatter—Write, Phone, Visit PLASTICS INDUSTRIES TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Mseiber Society es Plasties Industrial Hondoard Are. at 140 D| Un Dl flfi •A.Mto tP M. RMtOrgat BIN. DLfUs DLUUt Phone TRlnlty t-HNi7 PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Londos Faces A New Wrinkle Newsom Pitches 7 Scoreless Innings ORLANDO. Fla.. April i fINSV Buck Newsom, in his start for the Washington Senators, pitched seven scoreless innings today as he, with the help of Walt Masterson, blanked the Philadel phia Phils, 1 to 0, In an exhibition game. Exhibition Results st T,mii* fA) 000 non on s io e »*ton <N* oon i*t*l oin) i 5 2 Auk*r. Harri* <7l and Swift, Ffrrall, Tobin and Lombardi. N»w York (A* .1112 000 012 to is 7 Nashville |Bou 1 000 100 001 V— I 7 2 Domex l.indelt <7* and Dirkey; Jeffcoat. Pulford |5), IHincan i7> and Hell, Kreitner. Boeton fA* 200 510 020 to 15 0 Cincinnati iNI 002 000 200- 4 12 3 Dobann and Pytlak, Conroy 16»: Starr, Moor# t 5), Blai kwri| <»> and Hrmaley. New York IN* 022 200 001 7 7 1 Memphis lSou* I*oo 110 011 4 10 2 Kotlo. Feldman lA* and banning. Hcrren Carpenter. Ferguaon |5), Woods and Gautreaax, Lenn. Philadelphia (N* non 000 000 n 5 1 Washington 7 0 Naylor. luimbert i«>. McCullough m and Warren, Newxom, Masters- n th> and Early. Brooklyn <N> 101 300 003 a 17 7 Atlanta <BA* 100 000 002 - 3 A l Davis, French (Ai and Ovrn. Pipper' <si: Hush, Livingston (5), ttp.i Nowak (8> and Richards, Smith (*>!. Chicago <N* non 000 000- <l4O Chicago iai oil 100 no* 3 10 1 Erickson Pressnell (ei > and Hcheinn* Hernandez; Ross, Rigney (j) and Turner. Philadelphia IA) into I*lll 000 l l* 1 Pittsburgh |NI KK* 010 10* 3 A I* | Christopher, McCrabb (A* and Castlgieo, ' Heintxelman. Klinger <gi and Lopex. Bill Prew Ties World Record DAC Swimmer Wins 100-Yard Race in AAU Championships NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 1. Bill Prow,'former Way no Univor-I sity swimmer competing lor tliO| Dotroit Athletic Club, equaled the world record in the 100-yard freci style when he churned through Yale’s long |>rx>l in 51 seconds in the National AAU championships here tonight. Prow's feat established a new meet record. The world record was held jointly by Johnny Weiss muller and peter Frick. Adolph Kiefer set a new world record in the 150-yard backstroke for the* second time in the* day when he was timed in J 30.5. Kiydsha Nakama. Hawaiian freshman from Ohio State, won his second title of the three-day com petition when he established a new meet record ot 4:42.4 in the 440- yard free style final Paul Herron of Hawaii established Ihe old meet mark of 4:45.5 last year. 100-yarn f rt-«* *t>lr Won hr William Prew, l>et roil A <\: Mowarr) Johnson. Yale, aerond: Alan Pnrrt, Mee»..raburu. third: Pdward Pope, YaU- fourth Time 0 M 0 <Tie« worm record held jointly by John Welamuller and Peter Ki< k, also n«-w> meet record, old record u .'>l 2, made hy Otto Jaretz la*t year.t l.Vi-yard barkatroke final Won t>v Ad<*i|>h Kiefer unattached. Chlcako Harold Holiday, unattached. I <«l Muhluan, **-i . ond. Robert Dearoot, St. Urorae Dm**) Club, Brooklyn, third; l.ouin l>annenhaum, Yale, fourth. Time 1:30.ft t.NVw world record, old mark 1:32.7, bettered by Kn-fer ta afternoon heata In 1:32 4 i 440-yard free »ty|e Won by Klyoahl Nakama. unattached. Ohio Stale; Rene Chouteau, Yale, aecond; Paul Herron. Honolulu third; John Mactonia. If. S. Coart Guard Academy. New London, fourth. Time 4 42.4 (New pool and meet record, old pool mark 4:44 A. by Jack Medlra. I#3«, old meet record 4.4 ft ft, by Paul Herron last year j Roxey, Rubi Headline Fairview Mai Card Walter Roxey, former light heavyweight champion, will faer Bert Rubi, the Magyar Hercules, in the two in three fall, hour time limit wrestling feature in Fairview Gardens Tuesday night. Stanley Buresh, veteran “kangaroo kick’’ specialist, will meet Lou Kline in the two in three fall semi-wmdup. Hudson’s BASEMENT STORE MEN! It’s Time for RAINCOATS •d Plaid-Lined Cotton GABARDINE Good weight .. . and impregnole processed Q QC to be water repellent. 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April 4 (UP).—Th« year’s most coveted golf crown goes on the line next Thursday when some 60 top-flight pros and amateurs begin the 72-hole Mas ters tournament over the rolling Augusta National course, a layout designed by Bobby Jones espe cially for this event. With the United Statp.s Open canceled because of the war, the $5,000 Masters has become the most important golf tournament of Ihe year. Practice rounds will get under way Monday when most of the pros, who have been on the winter circuit, arrive from Asheville, N. (\, where the Land of the Sky Open ends tomorrow. Three Stand Out i On the basis of their play in the winter tournaments from Califor nia to Florida, Ben Hogan. Byron Nelson and Sam Snead were rated I highly for the Masters test, but with a hand-picked field of stars such as plays here it is useless to i pick a favorite. Hogan, for the second year, holds a long lead in the Vardon ; Trophy race and has pulled in , about SB,OOO in prize money. Nel ' son, who won the Masters in 1937. and Snead, always a threat, are runners-up both in the Vardon race and at the pay-window. But also shooting for the $1,500 ► first-place money will be such stars as Craig Wood, who won both the Masters, and the United States Open last year, Ralph Gul ■ dahl, Jimmy Hines, Jimmy Thom pson. Sam Byrd, Chandler Harper, i Chick Harbert, Herman Barron •and the veteran Gene Sarazen.