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See Top Coaches
Doing Real Well
BATON ROUGE. Louisiana,—
A W. Mumford, head athletic
coach at Southern University,
says that he expects the former
member* of his coaching s an,
who are joining the East Baton
Rouge School Sys.em to do well
in their new locations. He was
referring to Robert “Bob” Smith
and Horace Moody each of
whom played football under him
md have been with him us as
lant couches for the past sev
;ral years. Both men won al!-
american honors under the
:r«fty Southern head coach,
who has built a most impr s
?ive athletic team record among
top coaching mentors.
Mumford stated further that
he knew that the East B' ton
Rouge Parish System has been
seeking lop calibre men, because
he has been told so direct y.
He pointed out “that since
this system praotlce M y leads
the state in salaries, at the top
bracket, for persons of maxi- {
mum ..experience, ..few ..other
scales can compete with the
East Baton Rouge plan for aih
lclie coaches.”’
Robert Holder, a physical edu
cation teacher at Southern, and
serving as temporary assistant
in coaching, also joins the local
school system.
It has been stated that
Moody will be at Capitol Avo.
High school; Smith at Scot
landville Junior-Senior High
School and Holder at North
wetfern High.
Mumford continued. “Knowing
these men. both as students
they should do well as high
school coaches."
The University is present’y
consideringa number of applica
tions on file for the vacant
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OUT OF SIGHT— The tap* measure boys got another
thrill during the recent Giants-Cube game at the Polo Grounds,
when Giant star Willie Mays stroked one of the longest homers
seer hit in the park. The sequence above reveals Willie's tech-,
nique. as he 1) - connects with the ball; 2) - follows through;
3) • watches it sail' and 4) starts to run bases. (Newspress Photo).
Athletic Program
Gathers Momentum
MARSHALL, Texus There’s
plenty of activity these days
around Bishop College in the
Department of Athletics. The
purpose of all the activity is
to steamline and improve the
Athletic Department and there
by provide more winning “Tig
er" teams in all of the sports.
Chief spark of tha "new iook"
in Bishop’s Athletic Department
i* the new Athletic Director,
Mr. Dwi(*it H. Fisher of Ober
lin. Ohio. Mr. Fisher comes to
Bishop College from Alcorn A
•nd M College, where he spent
the past nine years compiling
•n enviable record as football
•nd basketball mentor. His Al
c°rn football teams ruled from
October 1948 to Ociooer 1955
without a single conference loss.
His teams piled up 27 wins in
a row. while being rated among
N. Y. HAILS QUEEN*—A radiant Althea Gibson, who became tennis queen of die world
by winning, the Wimbeldon matches in England, waves from an open car as she receives the
traditional New York ticker tape welcome two days after her return to this country. Miss Gibson,
who played paddle tennis on the city streets, is the first member of her race to win the title,
in the car with her (lower left) is Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack. (Newspcem Photo).
W-U Tartars See Success
In '57 Football Schedule
While the start of fall football practice, at least for
Wayne State, is still several weeks away, the Tartars
are looking to 1957 with some optimism.
Coach Herb Smith’s club, which climbed from the
President’s Conference basement in 1955 to the Confer
ence Championship in 1956, hopes to continue to show
the improvement that was evident last year.
Smith can count on 15 lettermen back from last years’
club, plus eight minor award winners and some capable
help from the 1956 freshman eleven. Lost through
graduation or drop outs were 10 men who lettered in
1956. »
the lop lcn Negro Colleges in
the nation four times. A veteran
Coach with more than twenty
years of coaching experience.
Mr. Fisher has made known his
intention of putting Bishcp
teams back in the limelight if
given proper support.
And from the way things are
buzzing around the Bishop Col
lege campus, it looks as if Mr.
Fisher is going to get that sup
port. About three weeks ago.
faculty, staff, students, alumni
and friends of the college wel
comed Mr. Fisher to the confer
ence and pledged their support.
An Athletic Finance Committee
was set up to raise S3O 000 to
pay for .dditionul athletic schol
arships and pay icr new equip
ment. The Athletic Finance
Committee is headed bv Mr. J.
K. Haynes of Baton Hougc.
Louisiana. Mr. C. Emerson
Jackson of Wichita Falls. Texas
is Co-Chairman. Mr. Mack H.
Hannah, Junior of Port Arthur,
is reasurer. The Reverend Mr.
G. C. Stephens of Marshall is
Vice-Chairman of Bishop's Ath
letic Committed
The Athletic Committee is in
the process of mailing 3 000
Activity tickets to alumni and
friends of the college. The tic
kets will sell for ten dollars
each, end entitles the bearer to
attend all athebc contests held
at home, as well as cultural
Mr. Fisher says plans for a
great athletic season are in mo
tion. He says he hopes to be
able to field three football
teams his fall and. says Mr
Fisher. “We’re looking forward
to the support of all friends of
Bishop College."
Smith’s major problem will
again be one of depth, particu
larly in the line. However, the
Tartars expect to have a good
first string forward wall, with
the only serious problem at cen
ter. Art Freiman, who made the
All-Conference team last year,
will not be back this year and
the only others with senter ex
perience are 160 pound Bill Kel
ler and HlO pound Jerry Rakotz
from Detroit Central.
Ben Paolucci. All-Conference
and AU-AP for Michigan, heads
the linemenaag a rs this season.
Paclucci, e rugged 235 pounder
from Detroit Cass Tech, is ex
pected to have this finest sea
son. Gene Pash, a 220-pounder
from Detroit Northwestern will
also help at tackle. Back at
guard are Dave Lindgren. Tom
Kring and Louis DeSantis while
the ends wih experience include
Jerry Montecillo. Wayne Muel
ler. and John Poplawski.
The backficld is in excellent
shape. Jack Goggins. the teams
leading ground gainer in 1956,
will not be back, but the Tar
tars can count on five of the
top six scorers. Also returning
is quarterback Ron Kowalczyk
of Hamtramck St. Lad’s who led
in passing and punting and
his three top receivers. The
three top scorers led by Alist'T
MacKonzie of Marysville, Mich,
who scored four touchdowns are
also back.
Under PAC rules, the Tartars
will not begin fall drills until
Monday. September 9, when re-
Drive Carefully—
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W. L. Cook. left, tournament
chairman for tha National
Juniors Tannis Tournament,
ractive* 34 trophies donated
by the Coca-Cola Company,
Atlanta, which is a co-sponsor
of this annual event held it
gisiration begins for the fall
semester. Smith will ask that
eIL candidates draw their equip
ment in the week prior to the
opening of drills and that they
be ready to go the first day.
Wayne is limited to a single
two-hour drill each day under
PAC rules.
The Tartars will open their
season on Saturday, Oct. 5 fac
ing Case Tech at Tartar Field.
Three of the first four games
are against Conference op
Negro All-Stars
Ready For Classic
CHICAGO, JULY—(Sjx'cial)—All-Star rosters for
the 25th annual Last vs eWst Negro Baseball Classic
on Sunday, July 28, at C°*niskey Park, has been filled
is the deadline, for the club owners in the six-team Ne
gro American League, which sponsors the Classic, to
file the names of their All-Star candidataes for approval
by the circuit president, Dr. J. B. Martin, of Chicago.
Thus far, 15 players have been approved for the
Classic by Dr. Martin. At least nine players from each
of the six team's are expected to fill 'the two squads.
Bill (“Dizzy”) Disniukes, of the Kansas City Monarchs,
will manage the West, while Eddie Steele, of the De
troit Stars, will be in charge of the Ea»t.
Only the Memphis Red Sox have submitted the nine
names of their Classic candidataes. All have been ap
proved. Included among the group are the league’s top
three hitters, including the No. 1 batter and home run
king, James Banks, the first baseman. Banks is cur
rently batting .434 and has belted five homers in ad
dition to topping the circuit in doubles with eight. The
No. 2 and 3 batters are outfielder Lonnie Harris with
.378 an catcher Isaac Barnes with .367.
Other Memphis performers are Albert Strozier, short
stop; Eugene Roberts, left field; Rufus Gipson, second
baseman; Eugene Williants and Frank McCullum, pit
chers, and James Valintine, third baseman.
Rufus Ligon, Memphis coach, also has been chosen
to serve the East squad in the same capacity.
Named only last Tuesday, July 16, are three Kansas
City Monarchs. They are catcher Ira McKnight; right
fielder Frank March, and the league's winningest pit
cher, William Jones, a 20-year-old righthander, who
has won all of his eight starts thus far.
The West leads this long rivalry, 15 victories to nine.
North Carolina College at Dur
ham. Moss H. Kendrix. cen
ter. Washington. D. C.. public
relations firm head, makes
contribution in behalf of his
client. The Coca-Cola Com
pany, while Dr. Alfonso Elder,
president. North Carolina Col-
Grambling Tigers Hope
To Break Grid Record
GRAMBLING, La. (Special) -
Giambhng College Tigers, led
by an array of veteran backs
and bruising linemen together
with some of the best high
school ‘talent in the country.
Detroit shortstop Harvey Ku
cnun, noted for his hating led
the American League shortscps
in fielding during 1956.
• • •
Tiger righthander Frank Lary.
with 21 victories in 1956. led
the league in wins, innings
pitched and games started. His
record after July Ist was 17-3.
*• • •
Billy Hoeft. Detroit Tiger
pitcher, led the American League
in shutouts for 1955, with a
total of seven whitewashes.
Tiger first baseman Ed Ro
binson has played with every
team in the American League
except the Baltimore Orioles.
• • •
Right fielder A1 Kaline, short
stop Harvey Kueen and third
baseman Ray Boone, of the De
troit Tigers, were, selected to
the 1956 United Press American
League all star team.
• • *
Harvey Kueen of the Detroit
Tigers led the American League
in hits during 1956 with 196
safeties. It was the third time
in Kueens four’ year major
league career that he’s led the
league in hits.
* * •
Detroit’s 1956 team tied a
club record by hitting 150 home
runs during the season. The
record was set by the 1937 team.
lege. looks on. The tourna
ment will be held at Durham
July 31-August 3. and it is
expected that young tennis
stars from all sections of the
country will participate. Mr.
Cook is a Durham, N. C., in
surance executive.
will gear themselves for a rough
nine game slate when they re
port August 30 for physical
e xaminations prior to beginning
September 2nd for the . season
opener September 21st.
In order to roll, the Tigers
must find replacements for the
eight lettermen who graduated
in May. Among these were All-
American ..Alving ..Richardson
Blade. Joe Sells. Foster Wheel
er and Gehrig Harris. Alvin
Richardson and Gehrig Harris
will be fighting for positions
in ..the National . Professional
Football Leagues with the Phil
adelphia Eagles and the Chi
cago Bears, respectively.
The Tigers will face two new
opponertts on their 1957 schedule
when they engage the co-chi m
pions for the Southwest Con
ference, Texas Southern Uni
versity, and the champions of
the South Centra# conference, i
Mississippi Vocational College.
With only 19 days to practice
before the opening game, the!
Tigers will have their work
cut oifti for them if they are
to cope with the ever dangerous
Paul Quinn College, Sepem
ber 21, at Waco. Texas, and be
ready to take on the strong
Alcorn College team of Alcorn,
Mississippi, the following week.
The gate-keeper at Tiger Stad
ium will expect every footbail
loving an to fie through the
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FEELING'S MUTUAL Outfielder Giro Cimoli (left) and
pitcher Don Newcombe exchange congrats lor their roles in help- ;
ing the Dodgers defeat Cincinnati in a recent game at Ebberte
Field. Cimoli knocked in two runs and Don gore up fire hits in
the 3*l win. (Newspress Photo),
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the Tigers in the ‘do or die’
struggle against the Tennessee
A and I, University National
Champions of 1956. The Tigers
will then journey to Shreveport,
the following week to take on
the Wiley Wildcats. 1956 co
charnpions of the Southwest
Conference. The Grumbling El
even will need lady luck with
them to be abe to show up
the next five consecutive week
ends against Prarie View, Jack
son, Bethune Cookman, Texas
Southern and Mississippi Vo
Bethune Cookman College
form Daytona Beach, Florida,
will furnish the fireworks for
the Alumni Homecoming Nov.
9th at 2:00 P.ML Elaborate plans
are being made for the "grads"
who will return to see the Tig
ers in action. The Tigers sched
ule follows:
Sept. 21—'Paul Quinn College,
Waco, Texas; Sept. 28—Alcorn
A & M College, Alcorn. Missis
sippi; Oct. 12—Tennessee A &
M University, Grambling, La.;
Oct. 21—Wiley College (State
Fairi Shreveport. La.; Nov. 2
Jackson College, Jackson, Missis
sippi; Nov. 9- Bethune Cook
man (Homecoming), Grambling
La.;, Nov. 16—Texas Southern
University Houston Texas; Nov.
23 Mississippi Vocational Col
lege Grumbling La.

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