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   Morning Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1945, Hagerstown, Maryland                                THI Urn of Sports trhWss some is passed preventing the world series thine baseball claEslca will be aUged this The Navy has gone on rec ordthat they would like to have the make a 90 day tour of the Pacific stations and play ex hibitions Of course organized baseball has a rule forbidding the champions from Btaging exhihltioai but that is a mere matter to over come and JJQ one in organized base ball would a monkey wrench into inch a movefor the boys U the Navy the boys to go on tour one could almost wager their last piece of bacon if they are for tunate enough to have any that the series will be played The ODT may aale of tickets tg fani in the citiei where the games are to be played but that it another small matter There will he enough fans to make the well worthwhile Travel for the players could easily be arranged either by airplanes bus or private cars Yep it looks as if the classic is on for sure thii year Charles Town High will not gotn for a heavyfootball schedule this coming season is the report reach ing this column The Purple Pan thers will cut their playing dates andmeet schools located in their section which is a very good idea dueto the gas and traveling con ditions Some of the boys who have Hank Greenberg in action since his from the Army state that the big slugger Is suf fering from charley horse in both legs and that is the reason he has not been pounding the ball at the clip expected of him That could easily be true as Greenberg per haps rushed his condition to tan ektent that his legs suffered and that is hindering his swing at tae plate Getting right out of the Army and into baseball cant be done in a week days and now Greenberg will have to go along and work those kinks out of his legs gradually and it is quite a Job and painful along with it During the recent race meet in this city we had a chance to do some fanning with several old timers from Washington and they all stated that ifWashington had a winning ball club in those days the park would have been packed to ca pacity It was during those days that the majors put up at a down town hotel dressed there and then rode to the ball park In a horse drawn bus Every kid along the streetused to stand and watch that bus go by They could tell you the players and many was the time some lucky kid would be picked up and taken into the game and used as a bat boy Even the oldsters would pause and watch the visiting majors ride by watch ing such stars at Waddell Hughie Jennings Ty Cobb Crawford Joa Wood and many other stars It was a great piece of publicity and fans got to know the boys Now the majors breeze into town and their units are shipped right to the park and the boys take taxis to the park prior to the game It was a great ride from the old Arlington Hotel to the park at 7th and Florida ask any kid that toted bats for a visiting club o Allegany High School gridders will play a nine gams card this coming season opening on either September 21 or 22 with the Som erset Pa High eleven Games have been booked with Ridgely LaSalle Keyser Fort Hill and Hagerstown Walter L Bowers athletic director stated that practices would in all proba bility get qnder way early in Sep tember shortly before school starts Allegany is booked to play the Maroon and Gray in this city on October 13 o Those Japs take another blast ing help keep up the good work and BUY THAT BOND Good Morning FRANK COLLEY The Louisiana Purchase was cne of the cheapest estate deals inthe world Exclusive Mens Wear Hotel Alexander Bldg Attention Please Do yon hare an or track ran are not oilncf tfe buj nil makes of tracks of their condition Including or burned f ricei paid I Auto Salvage Parts Huyetii Crou Roids Goodrich Tubes Are Not Rationed B F Goodrich Store 28 W Franklin St Phone 2066 BUNCH HITS TO DEFEAT OWLS 6 TO 3 Four Run Fifth Inning Roily Clinches Contest for Al Dantk Hits Homtr for the Locals Allentown July 14 Lugos held the Ha gerstown Owls to six hits one of them a home run by Danek here tonight and Allentown took the opening game of the series from Dormans players 6 to 3 Allentown hopped on Letty Leary for six hits in the flrat six Innings sewing up the victory with a four run cluster in the fifth HAGERSTOWN AB Valssquez Matsrano If Mauro cf 4 Zych rf R H 0 A 1121 0 Danek 1b 4 Martin 2b 4 3b Seftak c Ueary p 0 0 0 Welteroth p ESTAC REMAINS MYSTERY FIGHTER Totals 32 36 24 15 x Batted for Leary In 7th ALLENTOWN AB 0 A ce Seltz 2b 4 Prunciik rf g cf 4 Anderson 1b 5 McWeeney e 4 Balls 3b 4 Kane If 4 p 4 38 6 11 27 11 Hagsratown 102 000 3 100 040 01 8 Errors Davis Valesquei 2 Mar Runs batted in Prunezik 2 Vanek 2 Kans 2 Danek 2 Zych Sacrifice Seltz Home run Danek Three base hit Pruncilk Two base hits Seltz Kane Prunczik Double plays Martin Valeiquer ano Danek Lugos and Anderson Left on bases Hagerstown 6 Al lentown 12 Hit by pitcher by Welteroth Struck out by Leary 1 Lugos 8 Welteroth 3 Bases on balls off Leary 3 3 Welteroth 1 Hits off Leary 10 In 6 innings Welteroth 1 in 2 Losing pitcher Leary Umpires Schindferand Murphy Time of game 2 hrs Cotton Setting Excellent Pace London July 24 but one of favorites and former cham pions survived the second round of the British Professional Golf Tour nament today with the aging Hen ry Cotton twice British open titl ist setting a brilliant pace Cotton shot subpar golf to elim inate Red Rowlands Liverpool pro who recently returned from RAF servicein West Africa 7 and 6 George JDuncan veteran Ryder Cup captain who first British open after the last war was upset 4 and 3 by Prank RouV ttrd young exservice player from club Other former P G A or British open champions who progressed to the third round included Dave Rees present Irish champion Percy AUlss Welsh champion Art Havers Al Perry and Reginald Whitcombe 1939 open winner Morse Joe Seeks of Rest Buffalo N July 24 ager Joe McCarthy of the New York Yankees said on his arrival today for a rest that he would not make up his mind about resigning until he had seen the report o his personal physician after a com plete physical examination Otherwise he had little to say He told newsmen who met at the Buffalo airport I4n tired reallyeesceniedabeirt ray health I just want to go out to my home and away from everybody No newspaper men no photographers Not for a while please Give me a chance to get back on my The Yankee pilot left the team in New York this morning after offering to resign as manager be cause of poor health The offer wai refused by the Yankee front office and he promised to recon sider YELLOW JACKETS DEFEAT FLYERS The Middleburg Flyers proved easy for the Boonsboro Yellow Jackets thta past Sunday the down county team winning by a 25 to 8 score Griffith led the attack for the winners with five hits includ ing a homer while F Brumbaugh showed the way for the losers with three safe This Sunday the Jackets will op pose the Funkstown Massers at City Park the game starting at oclock fhe Jackets will meet in front of the Post Office at noon They also have open dates and for games write Ralph Gayton or Mar vin Score Middleburg 021 040 8 10 5 Boonsboro 012 208 24 4 Reeder Talbert and Scott H Shuman Nichols R Shumaa und up with ft New MalloryHat HOFFMANS Argtntinr Will Unfold Ability Friday Night York tinti Abel Cestac one of the mo it completely managed boxers ever to appear in these parti was intro duced to the New York boxing writers today without going very far toward clearing up a number of minor mysteries concerning hit first ring appearance scheduled for Friday in Madison Square Garden At about the same time word was received from Buenos Aires that sponsor Luis Firpo intends to come to New York soon to talk boxing business with Comdr Jack Dempsey to whom he sent the young heavyweight as a goodwill offer It wat revealed also that Demp sey had received orders from the Coast Guard to take over new duties as morale officer for the llth 12th 13th and 14th Naval Districts and already had left for the West Coast Debut On Friday Since Cestac speaks no English and Horacio Estol Argentine journalist who acts as his repre sentative speaks only a little they failed to provide any clear explana tion of reported managerial dlffl culties Estol said that Cestac had not signed any contracts The word from Argentina was that Firpos North American trip depends upon the weather since he that he cant leave his ranches while the present drought persists said that he and the man whom he fought for the heavyweight title in 1923 had agreed upon joint man agement of Cestac and that details would be worked out later The other Ces tac can be solved un til he meets John Thomas Friday Juniors Advance In Tennis Meet Detroit July 24 contestants in the Western Junior and Boys tennis Championships waded through second day singles matches without a casualty today atCranbook School courts First seeded Herble Flam of Bev erly Hills took three sets to dispose of Alex Hetzeck of Kam tramck 36 60 in the junior feature as Herbert Buddy Behrens of Mt Lauderdale seeded second kept pace by whip ping Jack Frey of Grand Rapids 61 for his third straight victory here Dick Mouledous 15yearold New Orleans ace seeded first in the boys division downed James Or win of Kalamazoo 61 62 to reach the third round of play Second seeded Tony Travert of Cincinnati eliminated Bob Pogats Wyandotte without loss of a game Of the many species of grapes or vinifera grape was familiar to the ancients and to the Europeans of the Middle Ages Victories In The Bog Dave ace Boston Red Sox pitcher smiles in Boston July 21 as he shows his victorybag of halls 16 of them representing his 16 vie tories The four balls in his glove are the amount of wins he needs to hit the 20 game mark AP Wirephoto The Standings INTERSTATE LEAGUE Allentown 6 HafeVfitown 3 Lancaster 11 Trenton 1 Wilmington 6 Yorlc 4 Won Loit Pet 37 29 663 38 J MB Trenton 44 Allentown 42 York 83 51 453 450 440 393 Hagerstown at Allentown Wilmington at York Trenton at Lancaster Tomorrow Hagerstown at Allentown Wilmington at York Trenton at Lancaster AMERICAN LEAGUE Yeiterdaya Rtiulta Cleveland 4 Washington Boston 6 St Louis 0 Only Games Scheduled Standing Won Lost Pet Detroit 47 36 Washington 44 39 880 Chicago 44 41 Boaton 44 41 518 43 40 H12 St 41 40 Cleveland 40 488 Philadelphia 30 S3 366 Gamci Today No Games Scheduled Gaaact Tomorrow No Games Scheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE Ytaterdara fUanlta Chicago 8 Philadelphia 3 New York 6 Cincinnati 4 St Louis 7 Brooklyn 6 Pittsburgh 6 Boston 5 Standing Won Loit Pet Chicago 53 82 824 St 50 88 568 Brooklyn Sfl 557 Pittsburgh 48 43 538 New York 47 45 511 Cincinnati 40 42 488 Boston 41 47 468 Philadelphia 25 60 366 Today No Games Scheduled Gaznen Tomorrow Pittsburgh at St Louis Only Game Scheduled TOURNEY CALLED OFF Spokane July 24 The first Womens National Open Golf Tournament scheduled for Spokane Aug 6 to 12 was cancelled today because ot transportation re ftrlctlons The chipping sparrow has been called the halrbird because of its uses for Its nest Walking Delegate ByJackSords SEN MEAD WANTS SERIEJTOBE HELD Meant Much to Boys in Service ond Fall Athle tics Should be Staged Washington July 24 tor Mead DNY said today the World Series should be played this fall even if they have to go back to the horse and buggy It means so much to the boys In the the chairman of the Senate War Investigating Com mittee told a reporter suggesting transportation difficulties might be met through pooling of private motor cars Furthere Mead said shortly after his committee had concluded public hearings on the countrys trans portation situation no government regulation prohibiting traditional fall athletic events should be is sued now or Trans portation problems may be im proved by autumn he said No Approval Given The Office of Defense Transporta tion has not yet said whether it will approve the playing of the 1945 World Series even though the Navy recently asked that the series winner be sent on a 90day tour of advanced Pacific bases Also reports have circulated that the ODT will soon cut out nonchampionship games in the Na tional Professional Football League The ODT has already ex pressed disapproval of postseason or bowl games in college circles Later Col J Monroe Johnson ODT head said that the profes sional football situation is being kept open until Elmer Layden commissioner completes his pre sentation Pool of Cars Mead foresaw the possibility of local communities pooling their private vehicles if necessary to overcome transportation difficulties in some instances possibly includ ing the World Series Im rather optimistic that well have our transportation problem quite improved if not solved by he said Mead predicted that the gasoline by autumn when well be getting substantially more petroleum from the Middle East and East Should more gasoline become available for civilian use by then it might be possible for owners of private cars to trans port World Series teams even though public transportation is still critical Cumberland Is Set For Races Cumberland July 24 The Cumberland Fair and Race Meet will be staged August 718 as planned with five days of racing starting August 7 Clifton W White president of the Cumber land Fair Association There will be more than enough horses for a meet White said Some few horses already are quartered at Fairgo and 60 or 70 more will be brought here from Hagerstown next week Post time has been set for p m There will be eight races rangiDS Philadelphia July 24 thy Head of Alameda won the 45th annual Pennsylvania and Eastern States womens grass court singles title today defeating Barbara Schoefleld San Francisco 84 64 the Merlon Cricket Club MJii Head teamed with Miss Schoifleld Monday to cop the dou crown thug making a clean sweep of rtinplagued much postponed tournament In win ning the singles title the 20year old star succeeds National Cham pion Pauline Betas who did not de fend her crown this year ROCKS GAIN CHEAP WIN Three Wolks ond Three Errors Give Wilmington Gome in Tenth York July 24 The Wil mington Blue Rocks defeated the York White Roses 6 to 4 in a inning Interstate League game here tonight to extend Yorks losing streak to seven games Three bases on balls and three errors in the 10th provided Wilmington with a cheap victory Guy Glaser and Ray Chew led their respective teams in hitting with three safe ties apiece W1LMIXGTON AB R H 0 Krsnich a Volan cf a a Glaser 3b 0 i 6 000 2 S 1 2 Atigustyn c 2 0 0 7 rlesky 2b 5 0 2 Burgesc Ib 4 ScaHse rf 4 Latch ic if 5 Van Iseat p 2 0 p 3 0 0 17 0 0 I 0 0 0 0 1 0 I P 0 o 00000 1 o o o 0 1 0 0 0 1 34 5 30 16 a Batted for in 9th AB H H Sobciak If 5 o 0 1 0 2b 5 0 0 6 4 Broome rt 5 i i 2 0 Randol 3b 2 1 0 0 4 Griffiths ss 4 0 2 8 2 Chew o 3 1 3 4 1 rsapoles Ib o 1 11 1 Patton 4 o 0 1 2 35 4 S 80 14 Wilmington 201 000 010 York Errors Napoles Chew Krsnich Burgress Randol 2 Gwosden Runs batted in Glaser 2 Karlcsky 2 Chew 2 Napoles Griffiths Burgess Two base hits Chew Glaser base Volan Sacrifices Auguatyn GaunUett Chew Double plays Griffiths to Gwosden to Napoles JSapoJes to Patton Randol to den to Napoles Ausustyn to Bur gess Krsnfch to to Bur gess Gwosden to NapoUs on bases Wilmington 7 York 8 Bases on balls off Van 2 Pleas 2 Norris 0 Patton 10 Struok out by Van Neat 4 Pless 0 Nor ris 1 Patton 1 Hits off Van Nest In innings 1 in Norm 0 Jn 2 Hit liy pitcher Ran dol by Van Nest Winning pitcher Norris Umpires Axtell and Im boden Time of game Long Contest Is Won By Pirates Pittsburgh July 24 Gustines long fly with one out in the eleventh scored Jack Salts gaver who had tripled to give the Pittsburgh 5 victory over the Boston Braves before 168 fans tonight Saltzgavers pinch single in the ninth started a rally that tied the game after Boston had led from the second inning Tommy Holmes Boston slugger who led the league in batting vir tually all season came out of hia slump with a double single and threejvaiks He had gone hitleBB IS consecutive times nights game Boston 002 000 120 11 0 Ptsburgh 010 000 031 9 0 Javery Andrews Hendrickson and Hofferth Butcher Sewell Cuccurullo Gables and Halkeld IndiansHHunk Nationals 40 Washington July 24 land pounded Dutch Leonard for 11 hits in eight innings tonight to whip the Washington Senators 40 Allie Reynolds was the winning hurler Jeff Heaths single Lou Boud reaue sacrifice and two passed balls gave the Indians their first run in the fourth Cleveland put over a threerun clincher in the sixth on a double two singles and Jose Zardons error leveland 000 103 11 0 Washington 000 7 1 Reynolds and Hayes Leonard arrasquel and Ferrell Giants Trounce Cincy Reds 64 Cincinnati July 24 New York Giants scored all their runs on six doubles tonight as they defeated the Cincinnati Reds 64 The Giants put together a pair of doubles and a walk In each of the second third and fourth in nings counting two runs in each frame Cincinnati used four pitch era but starter Howard Pox gave up four runs and Elmer Riddle was touched for a pair before Hod Lis enbee and Andy Modak brought he Giants under control New York 022 200 11 0 incinnatl 200 000 7 0 Feldman Adams and Klutts Fox Riddle Lisenbee Modak and Unser By the end of 1943 U S produc tion of aluminum waa approxi mately six times greater than It had been in 1939 Mountain Water Theres A BEST In Everything In BREAD Its CASKEYS Caskey Baking Co Purse for Foxier 115 116 Kitty KlTta 118 115 115 US 115 SEJCOND 3 year Col Down Pilgrim Maid Colored Boy Rusty Pots Miss McLuka claiminf ill 111 in 113 106 106 xBattle Cruiitr Roma Grand 111 Schlsy Mlfrhty Bold 111 Miss Ditty 106 Johns Galla 111 mce 101 Laird 103 Kl Meeting House 144 a GraeneWhiU Sir Oenerai Hay 144 134 FOURTH 4 and Handles Mtrandan Styx Aahamt Zac Pam Hasty Foot Huntlands Purae II 000 claiming up 7 furlonM 107 Grand inf ll8 10S Mr Tony 119 xMend 102 xFUck 105 LonrLen 105 11 O 108 115 xDarby 1H Dallas HO the Bel Air 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Transportation forbade moving hones by railroad or public motor carrier will OPQU 10day stand at Bel Air tomorrow General Manajnr Ray Bryson of the Bel Air track said there were already enough hones on hand to assure filling the daily programs with a few more expected prior to the opening Bel Air is the second of four minor tracks icheduied to hold a meeting this year Hagerstowa cloied its 10day meeting last Satur day and Cumberland and Marlboro are to follow Bel Air The opening day feature will be the seven furlong Bel Air Inaugural Purse and the flrat infield race of the meeting will he the Long Green Steeplechase Minimum purses at Bel Air be with prizes ranging up to Many horses now at Bel Air ship ped from Delaware Park Wheeling and Charles Town prior to the ODT ban Others made the trip from Hagerstown by private van Post time is p EWT Prom the highest peak of the 30 by 12 mile Isle of Man five king doms can he Scot land Man Wales and England TEX KARDOW GAINS EDGE Trenton Proves Easy for Lancaster Roses Los ing by 11 to 1 Score Lancaster July 24 Lancaster Red Roses opened a long home stay here by thumping Tren ton by an 1M score before fans tonight Tex Kardow chalked up his 13th1 win for the Interstate League lead era Kardow helped hia own cause along when he a home run with two mates aboard in the second frame Harry Winters followed with a three run homer in the fourth and subsequent triples by Bill James and Bob Moyer helped the Roses to pile up their decisive margin John Scully started for Trenton and was followed by Dan Flagg in the fourth Scully was the loaiug pitcher sa 5 Porter cf 4 Alston ib I Santomauro It 5 Uffles 3b 4 c 4 Kennedy rt 4 Alaner 2b A 1 p P 2 Totals 37 Tn Fox 2b s ss 5 Charsha 3b 3 cf 5 Armstrong c 4 5 rf 4 ZanovHch If 3 Kardow p 4 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 o i t 00 1 3 l o I R 41 1 L 6 tf i o 0 2 i y ft H i V 01 i t 22 X 3 0 3 jj O 4 V 1 5 30 2 91 1 i 0 Totals Is U 15 27 U anton 000 010 1 Lancaster 13C 400 11 T Fox Long Mauer Huns batted in Kar 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