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I-Star Rookie Team I leading Neqro major baseball pleyers were to the 19(12 Topps All okie Team it was announ s week. They are: Kt Third Base and Mann> Outfield, both of thi City Athletics and A New York Meta Pitcher oil roster of the team is ’ BASE: Fred Whitfield is Cardinal:; SECOND Bernie Allen, Minnesota HIRD BASE: Ed Charles City Athletics; OUT- Manny Jiminei, Kansas ; Al Luplow, Cleveland Boog Powell, Baltimore CATCHER: Bob Rodgers igeles Angel:; RIGHT ) PITCHER: Dean Los Angeles Angels; HANDED PITCHER: Al New York Mets. nembers of the rookie I be honored at a lunch- IM the Waldorf Astoria in York City on October 25th they will receive engraved es and other awards. > is the fourth consecutive that the election has been It is sponsored by Topps 114 Cum to help foster ■r interest in baseball. step On A Crack" Is A law And Powerful Drama H ALBERT WASHINGTON I. Stevens and Herbert Hr. Jr. presentation of a <lra- Ht three acts (five scenes), bv Kvslin Staged by Mr Hp: scenery and lighting by Jenkins :cost times bv Pa H Zipprodt; original music bv H’ Scott. cast includes:. ■ULINE FLANAGAN as Ellen Bird; DONALD MADDEN; ■ Hurlbird; BARBARA MAT ■ Cathy Hurlbird; DAN FER- Peter Gulhane; MAGGIE ■AMARA: Naomi Maier; GA- HaERRILL: Dr. Bill Hurlbird; ■.IAM HICKEY: Bagdad; WIL m H. BASSETT: Mike (Cop); ■CARET HAYES: Maggie Me ■ JOEY HEATHERTON: Lit kargaret; and RICHARD DUR- H: Carl Hinser. Ben the Fisher Theatre cur ■rises on Bernard Fvslin’s new ■ and powerful drama. “Step ■A Crack.” the action takes ■ on the verandah, front ■ and in the toolshed of the ■bird house in Margate. New ■y. July 4. 1962. ■c main happenings in ’Step ■ Crack” evolve from the con ■ between a doctor and his ■ a former vaudeville star, ■couple have been married foi ■ears. ■ulinc Flanagan has the role W llurlhird's neglected wife, ■). who is jealous of the doe ■ young and attractive girl ■taut (Maggie McNamara) in ■tome office. Vv ■<-' •'i^.*fe. , ®f.wr» gy *;j [ R»uxi»m»wdrd by 8»o»i«m»»\ bertbmcr Bargain Corner for The Best Bays In BEIIT MAKER *>«•• Low Cost * USED CARS OPEN NITES 'Til 10 P.M. ••THE JVEW' LOT" NEW LOCATION 17160 Livernois DETROIT TRIBUNE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 0, 1902 ■lopps sports officials, Sy Berger lUI k K vititwi <- UC h ~f hf major league ballpark* t„ nimlu,l the seeret Imllm.ng toa ior '° non ' l ' anitaul n aior league All Star Kookie am teas eomeive.l by Topps in 1»59 to call attention to the i.° U, ‘ a,| P , «y«*rs who are usual > overshadowed by the publicity . ‘Vi" ( ’ s,i) l>lisho(l stars. Topps publ, I Hhes distributes the Popular bubble gum baseball 1™"- t :,rds - amen : other pr 0 : in 1961. the f„l! wing players were chosen in the third annua! AlbStai Rookie Team election: in. Jake Wood. Dick hous'r. Charlie Smith. I.eo Thomas. Hilly Williams. Flovd Robinson. Joe Torre. Don Schwall and J.iek Curtis, The HXiO All-Star Rookie Team members were: Jim Gentile, du.un Javier Ron Hansen. Ron Santo. Tommy Davis. Frank Ho j T " nv ( Tirry. Jim Coker. ( nnck Estrada and Diek Stigman. Members of the l'tfin | were; \\ illio MeCovey, Pumpsie Green. -100 Koppe, Jim Raxes,| Jlon E.etlv. Hob Allison. Willie T John Romano, Jim Perry and Jim O’Toole. son. Mark. (Donald Madden) dom inates the action in “Step On A Crack. *’ Madden is superb in his change in characterisation from a good t'pieal son (Act I) to a son fight ing his father (Act II) and fin ally a mad. hateful youth who marly murders his father’s office • ill (Act III). The story ends with a recon ciliation between the doctor and his wife. Both express forgiveness as the curtain falls in the final act Step On A Crack” is now at the Fisher Theatre until Satur day. Oct. 13. The play will have its Broadway opening Oct. 17. "Step On A Crack" is highly entertaining. Go see this drama but leave the juveniles at home ! At the Fisher Oct. 15 thru 20 will be Helen Hayes and Maurice Kvans in “A Program for two Players ” This will he followed by Charles Boyer in “Lord Pongo.” Oct. 22 thru Nov. 10. Four Chrysler Changes Four major assignments in the new Chrysler Leasing Corpora tion were announced today by Hubert P Armstrong, president. The men and their positions are: \Y 1). Whiteman, vice prosi d n* and treasurer: K. 1. Mueller, comptroller: .1 B. Sparkes. mana ger of market representation, and (i K Brugman. manager of client and sales operating services. * ■ vw r -■ A. A "«H, Sophomore Dempsey Harrison is in a hot Ultra squad battle lur the fullback position with George Hardeman. Hardeman is a native of Memphis. Tonn.. graduated from Commerce High School in Detroit where he now makes his home. Dempsey did not play prep football, he is 60. 208 pounds. Originally, he had come out lor tackle, but *he first time Head Coach Hal Willard saw him carry a hall this fall, he switched him to fullback. Willard was impressed enough to call him "potentially, one °1 the finest backs Wayne State has ever had.” He compared liar* rison s running ability to that of Vic Zuceo. the ex-Chicago Bear star, who played ior the Tartars when Willard quarterbacked the squad in 1954 56. EVENTS IN THE sports world By WAlmi B. HOYE Currently Pete Runnels of Bos ton is leading the American Lea gue in the race for the hatting title Runnels was hitting at a .239 dip as of August 31st. Behind him are Siehern of Kansas City at .313. Flovd Rob inson of Chicago also at .313. then comes Manny Jimenez of Kansas City at .309. Manny Jimenez the spectacu lar hitting rookie outfielder is of special interest. He is really a grass roots product. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, where his father was a foreman in a suger cane plant. Jimenez worked there too. earning a do!- lat a day. His is a real Cinderella or boy makes good story. From the time he was seven Manny actually made his own gloves, baseball, and hats. How? Well Manny would collect discarded pieces of canvas and sewed them together into a fin gerless baseball glove. The base balls were made from golf halls obtained from a friend who cad died. he would take black tape and wrap it around the golf balls until it formed a makeshift ball. Next the hat was made from MORE MOTORCYCLES During the past ten years mo torcycle registrations in Michi gan have increased 50 percent. According t o James M. Hare, Secretary of State, there arc now almost 30,000 motorcycles roll ing on State Highways compared with 18.764 in 1952. In 1942 there were only 5,634 and a mere 2.998 in 1932. CASH LOANS S6OO TO $2,500 on first and second mortgages MONEY IN 48 HOURS TO REPAY FREE applications LEONARD HOME MORTGAGE inc. 240 WASHINGTON SQ. BLDG. 7 llreal&fo, limbs Manny would cu t from trees with a sugar cane machete then he would shape the wood into abut with iiis knife. This was the type of equipment he used until he became 17 years old and entered the Dominican Army. When Jimenez finally got his hands on some honest to good mss baseball equipment, he real ly began to develop. I’ntil he be came a major league star. lie is in a position close enough to the leaders so that a lapse by Runnels or any of the others and a spurt by him could win him the coveted American League Rat ting Championship. Duck Hunters' Tournament Sunday, Oct. 7 The Fifteenth Annual Duck Hunters’ Tournament will he held Sunday. October 7, at the Pointe Mouillce State Game Area, below Trenton, at the mouth of the Huron River. This unique sporting event, sponsored by the Trenton Sports men’s Club, the Gasco Sports men’s Club of Michigan Consoli dated Gas Company, and the State Department of Conserva tion, is free to the public and open to everybody who wants to compete at no fee. The program covers all the arts and skills of the wildflowcr, from sneak shooting to dccoyj carving, duck skiff racing, duck calling, duck picking and a field ( trial for retrievers. The tournament gets going at 9:30 in the morning and contin ues all day, culminating in the award of the trophies for the grand championship and the jun ior grand championship. The Ralph T. McElvenny trophy, bear ing the names of all tournamentJ champions, is on permanent dis-j play at the game area head-i quarters. Chairman of the tournament is Hy Dahlka of Gibraltar, who; originated the tournament in 1948 PPGCY ■- . B 1 |P^/ HEy, PUfftfyf )II /-THIS ISN'T \ (YOU’RE not allowed] The Wrestling Show That Has Everything! The giant mat card at the Olym pia Stadium Saturday, Oct. 6, features a total of ten outstand ing matches and two great main events: Lord Athol Layton vs. Tough Tony Uorne for the U. S championship. and Dick the* Bruiser vs. The Sheik in the long awaited collision of the ring's most brutal battlers. “Every bout on the card is good enough to be the main event in any arena anywhere,” say pro moters John Doyle and Jim Bar net. “This is our way of showing how much we appreciate the loyal ■•mport of the wrestling fans of this area.” The first bout will start at 8 p m. Here is the schedule of sup porting bouts, the finest array of top-flight matches ever offered here: Ray (Thunder) Stern vs. Ricky (The Crusher) Cortez; Robert of JIM MOORE, a 20 year-old. 5-11. 195 pounder, has the starting assignment as Wayne State’s left nuard on th'* basis of his performances last season. A 1960 graduate of Cass Tech.. Moore played 230 min utes as a sophomore in 1961. This liberal arts major has dis played jjood speed for his size. At Cass, he earned three letters and All-City mention his senior year under Coach Virgil Florea. l. 4 &: sy.S . „ W %£gfjs Michigan halfback Dave Raimev (19) cut in side left end and picked up six yards midway in the first quarter of Saturday’s game against Punt, Pass, Kick Competition Announced The second annual Punt. Pass, and Kick competition for the nation's grade school enthusiasts has been announced by the Nat ional Football League. "PP&K” pits the puting. pass ing and place-kicking skills of boys seven through 11 against all other participants of the same age. The program attracted 205.- 000 youngsters last year, when it was launched, ami was cited by President John F. Kennedy for its contribution to "the physical fitness of our youth.” Registrations for this year’s PP&K competition will be held during the month of October 1— 31. . ] Top prize for the 10 national finalist, one in each age group, both the Eastern and Western Division team areas, will be an Paris vs. Mark Lewin; Emil Du pre vs. Fred Blassie; Bearcat Wright vs. Eric Pomeroy; llio de Paolo vs. Bob Graham; Dan Jar dir.e vs. Karl Gotch; Dale Lewis vs. Dan Miller; and Wilbur Snyder, former two-time U. S. champion vs. Joe Blanchard. The Lord Layton-Borne duel is the rematch of one of the rough est and most controversial brawls ever staged here. These ring giants collided last summer in a knock-down and drag out battle Walter Dukes: Detroit Pistons "Key" Player When it comes to picking the ‘ key” player on the Detroit Pis tons r.askethull Club. Coach Dick McGuire looks up to his seven foot center Walter Dukes. “As Walter goes, that’s the way our club goes.’’ McGuire re peatedly has said. The records substantiate the Pistons coach Consider what happened last year. Because of a late-sumnier ap pendectomy, Dukes was tardy in reporting to the Pistons. Al though available for the first game of the campaign. Dukes' performance was off form for him. What’s more, he had his troubles two months. During the period the Pistons sputtered. But when Dukes “fin ally came around,” the Pistons rolled along at a .500 clip in regular play, eliminated Cincin nati in four games in the first round of the playoffs and then extended Los Angeles to six con tests in the Western Division finals. Dukes, who is starting his eighth season the sixth with Detroit in the National P>as ketball Association, never has distinguished himself as a grea’ NBA scorer. His pro average stands at 95 points with his high coming in 195900 when he scored at a 15.2 clip per game, j all expense paid Tour of Cham pions for the youths and their parents December 20. 30. It will begin with a two-day visit to Washington, DC., which will be highlighted by a special tour of the White House. From Washington, the group will be flown for a two-day visit to the city in which this year’s National Football League cham pionship will be played Decem ber 30. The Division titlists will be this year’s NFY championship game hosts. 3-YEAR BOAT LICENSE A now throe year registration period for Michigan watercraft owners will begin on January 1. 1963. The license, which will cost $3.00, will bo valid until Decem ber 31, 1965. that almost ended in a riot Lay ton was winning —and winning in his usual sportsmanlike man ner hut Leo (The Lion) New man aroused so much resentment by his ringside behavior as Borne’s manager that the referee stopped the bout. He disqualified Borne, but that didn’t satisfy Layton. Tlie US. champion sought *a return match to prove that he is a better man— and a better wrestler than Borne. It’s his rebounding defensive mapuevering and ability to keep the nail alive which makes his value to the Pistons to great The brilliant Boh Pettit of the St Louis Hawks says of Dukes: “He’s about as good as they come on defense. When he hits those hoards look out! He’s got the sharpest elbows and knees I ever saw But he gets the job done and that’s what counts” While Dukes knows his way around a basketball court, he has been known to have his problems getting to games There was the time when he went to the wrong city for an exhibition encounter. Another time he showed up 40 minutes late for a game in Boston. And. on one occasion, he*walked off the floor and headed to the dressing room because. “1 could not continue playing with that referee out there.” His idiosyncraoies notwith standing. there'll never have to he any benefits held to keep Pukes from the poor house. Be sides commanding a lucrative salary for his basketball talent, Dukes practices law in New York. Philadelphia and Detroit, and runs a successful travel agency in Detroit and New York. He also plans on taking the bar examinations in California. Nebraska The drive ended deep in Cornhusker territory with a missed field goal. WAYNE SPORTS Way n e State’s 19(52 football captain. Enrico Odorici. was presi dent of his junior and senior classes at Dearborn Lowrey lhgh School. * * * Wayne State seeks its fourth straight President’s Athletic Con ference cross country champion ship Nov. 10 at Cleveland, Ohio. Wayne State sophomore end Don Urban, of Detroit, was a member of the 1959 All-Marine football team in the Far Fast. o o o Wayne State’s 1902 homecom ing football game against Bethany Nov. 17 is the first meeting be tween the two schools. 0 <1 «p Wayne State’s 1902 football coaching staff of five men aver ages 27 years of age. 0 0 0 In Wayne State’s first year of football. 1918. the Tartars post ed a 4-0 record and outscored their opponents 100 points to none.