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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1950, Winona, Minnesota                              THE WINONA REPUBLICAN-HERALD, W1NONA, MINNESOTA SATURDAY, JUNE 17, __ Chiefs Home Tonight, Braves Play Sunday Roberts Set To Face Royal Nine Sunday Black River Club Here For Exhibition Record Entry Expected Westfield Meet Sunday THE CHIEFS With the Southern Minnesota! league season already a third the way gone, the Winona Chiefs today were shooting for their long- est winning streak of the season] three games when theyj travel to Rochester Sunday night) to meet the Rochester Royals at I Mayo Civic park. The Chiefs failed to win morei than a game at a time until this week when they stunned Faribault. 4-0 and Owatonna, 6-5. Previously the'v started the season with a 3-2 win lost three in a row, beat Man- kato S-6. and then lost five in a row Of their first 12 league games, seven were decided by one-run margins and the Chiefs won three of those. Manager Ches W.eczorek's outfit, bolstered since the addi- tion of Outfielder Bill Fuchs, will get into action tonight too. The Chiefs will play host to Black River Falls at Gabrych park at 8 o'clock tonight for exhibition game. Tonight's contest will permit Wieczorek to use as many outside players as he chooses. That will mean both Fuchs and Paul Dyke along with Larry Rosenthal. Ken Matthiessen and probably Ralph (Butch) Wieczorek who is not eli- gible for loop competition. Fuchs Hits .375 Fuchs, former product of the Class A Eastern league in 1939-40- 41 has played two games for Wi- nona and is batting .375 on three hits in eight trips. Dyke, formerly of Fort Wayne, took over the Winona bat lead with a solid .400 aver- age, thanks to three hits in four trips against Faribault. Wieczorek, who hasn't played much in the last two weeks, is still hitting .308. In 12 games, the Chiefs have a total of 11 home runs, four coming in the last two tilts. They have been hit by nine different players, Stan Prokopowicz clouted his first one Thursday to beat Owatonna in the eighth stanza. Roberts on Hill Don Roberts, southpaw who has been impressive in relief roles, will go up against the Royals Sunday night. The Milwaukee hurler start- ed Just one game this year. He won that. 3-2, by beating Waseca In the season's opener. Since then he has worked solely in relief in which he suffered his lone loss In his last two outings, he gave up Just two runs and eight hits in 10 'a frames. Rochester will counter with Righthander Willie Hutchingson, Negro chucker. Verdell Mathls started the first game between Ro- chester and Winona but had to bi saved by Gread McKinnis. The lat- ter was tagged for a grand-slam homer by Wieczorek but won when Ken Raddant homered in the tenth with a man on board. After being held to nine hits in three games with Austin, Waseca and Mankato, the Chiefs showed an upswing by clouting 15 hits in the last two games, four of them homers and one a two-bagger, off two of the loop's better hurlers. Jean Da- vlson and Clair Tobias. As a team, the Chiefs are hitting .189, an improvement of five points. Opponents slipped from .275 to .249 thanks to Hugh Or- phan's three-hit hurling and Matthlessen's five and six-hit- ters. The Winona infield Sunday will go unchanged with John Michalow- ski at first, Ralph Sobota at second, Emil Nascak at short and Ray Gabrych at third. Bob McGill will receive Roberts' portside pitches. Sunday Game Sunday's tilt is set for p. m. Tonight's game at Gabrych will be at 8 o'clock. The Chiefs played only two exhibition games this year, los- ing to Grand Forks, 14-7, and Ro- chester, 4-2. The Chiefs return home Tuesday night to start a two-game stand against Owatonna and Albert Lea. Shoot Planned Here Sunday The Winona Sportsmen's club will hold a shoot Sunday start- ing at a. m., it was an- nounced today. The Sunday shoot is one of a series of trap-shooting con- tests being held this summer for local shooters. The event will consist of 50 targets. Fifteen will be from 16 yards and 35 from handicap yardage, said Secre- tary Maurice Miller. Cash prizes will be awarded and the public is invited to at- tend. Any shooters interested may enter the competition. Shells will be available on the grounds. The cream of area golfers will tee off Sunday In the third an- nual Westfield Open golf tour- nament. Play will begin at T.30 a. m. George Cameron, tourney chairman, today said he is opti- mistic that when late entries are completed, the field will include more than 103 the number entered in 1949. Trophies will be awardad to the champion and runnerup along with merchandize prizes. Cameron said besides the cham- pionship flight there probably will be six other flights. In that field shooting for the 27-hole medal play crown will be the defending champion, long-hitting Gene Pelowski, the Westfield pro and Winona Teachers college player-coach. Pelowski will be facing a formidable list of skilled divot- eers from every golf club in Southeastern Minnesota and nearby Western Wisconsin. Some of his toughest compe- tition will come from fellow Westfield strokers, including the club champion, Ward, formerly of Lanesboro, and young John Koch, who this week tied Pelowski's nine-hole record of 30 strokes. The field also will include other members of the crack T, C. golf Beyers, wide-shouldered sticker from El- gin, Minn., John Moynihan, Minneapolis, and Luveme Scan- Ion, Lanesboro, Beyers outshot Pelowski at the Minnesota State College conference tour- ney to become conference med- alist. From out in the area, entry blanks have come in from such top golfers as Fred Brundis of Lake City, Marty Sorum, Lanes- boro; the William Gillmores, Jr. and Sr., from Durand: Jack Knothe, La Crosse, and the five Morems from Harmony. Two more out of town entries received today were from Till- man and Elmer Benson, Peter- son. Latest of the local tourney en- tries are Robert Anderson, James Tearse, Bill Tearse and Dave Ktnowski, all of the Wi- nona Country club, and the fol- lowing Westfield hopefuls, May- or Cy Smith, Mike Burke, Bud Wachs, Ray Schultz, Ev Brown, Howard Johnson, Frank Shee- han, Jr., Spike Carlbrom and Gorman Winston, club president. Pelowski stated today that fa- vorable weather has helped to keep the course in splendid shape. Golfers will be using the new No. 2 dogleg hole which is flanked by water barriers. An additional hazard this year is on No. 3 where recent rains and high water have flooded the area fronting the tee. Lunch will be served at the clubhouse at noon before the final round of play is started. At The Plate, On The Mound Plajtr Drkt Fuchs Wleecorek Danneker Prokopoffiei Nascult Sobota Matthleiten Gabrrch Ridtke Kowalcwiki Roienthil MlchaloVBkl MrGlll Roberts Orphan Plater irpban latthlessfn AB IS H 13 23 19 50 SS (I X 43 4C> 35 8 R H 2B 3B HR RBI SO 5 S 4 4 10 1 1 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 IS tl II I 1 0 I 1 5 10 6 9 i 3 .1 6 9 9 5 BB 3 1 5 3 11 5 3 6 1 PO A 1 1 0 4 0 IB s a 30 35 10 -4 C 4 10 26 7 1 1 4 II Ave. ,41X1 .375 .SC3 ,'iiro ,21ft .in PITCHING RECORDS G CG W L IP EK H 2B SB 2 1 4 33 10 37 4 1 5 3 1 S 17 3S !i 1 5011 2614 IS 27 0 1 HR SO 2 2B ,1 2 1 1 .000 BB HBP WP'i 15 4 II 21 4 3i 13 J 1' Recreation Activities BASEBALL MIDGET Monday, Jane 19, Gibryeh 9am Federal Breads vs. Merchants BanH; a. m.. Bub's Ail Ameri- cans is. First National Bank; p. m., Athletic Club vs. Winona Na- tional Savings Bank Wednesday, June 21, Athletic 9am Federal Breads vs. First Na- tional Brmt: a. m., Marigold Dairies vs. Winona National Sav- ings Bank. PEE WEE Tuejdar. June 20, Athletic 9 a. m.. V.F.W. vs. United Commercial Travelers: 10 a. m., Graham Gu'.re vs. M.V.P.S.: 11 a. m., Stan's vs. Sellert-Baldwtn; p. Neville's vs. Police Department, BANTAM Wednesday. June 21. Athletic 6pm. Federal Breads vs. ElUs Club. St. Rockets Meet '9' There Sunday Rich Bork who owns a 2-0 record will be on the hill for the Winona Rockets Sunday when they play Lamoille in a Winona County league game at 2 p. ro. at Lamoille. The Rockets lead the County cir- cuit with a 6-1 record. Lamoille is knotted for fourth with a 3-3 mark. Bork's two victories were againsl Hart and Wilson. His battery mate will be Walt Ayotte. Manager Aussie Loeffler will be at first base, Bill Pellowski at second, Chuck Wegman at third, Jim Paskicwicz at short and Jim Shrake. John Ruhnke and Dan Dreas in the ontfield. The Rockets are riding a five- game victory streak and haven't los a loop game since edged by Rush- ford's Bombers, 10-8, in 11 in- nings. Lamoille last week toppled last- place Altura, 12-0. Twins Defeat Bears, 2 to 1 By The Associated Press Both Wisconsin teams in the Northern league were on the short end of the scores Friday night as Sioux Palls drubbed Superior, 10-1, and Pargo-Moorhead nipped Eau Claire. 2-1. In other contests, Du- luth blanked Aberdeen. 1-0, and St. Cloud beat Grand Forks, 8-2. BEHIND The EIGHT BALL Bj Angle Karcher FAN FARE FOR TOP QUALITY OIL PHONE 2831 K Trojans Rated N.C.A.A. Track Meet Favorites Minneapolis, Minn. With one new mark in the book and Southern California's Trojans pois- ed to make a title run-away, the 29th National Collegiate Athletic association track and field meet moved into the final round today. After yesterday's ten-event trials ;at the University of Minnesota's Memorial stadium, the Trojans of Southern California seemed, destin- ed to pile up more than 50 points for an easy sweep to their 14th crown in N.C.A.A. history. The men of Troy whipped ten qualifiers through the preliminary competition, including Dandy Dick Attlesey, whose qualifying stint in the 120 high hurdles equalled the meet mark of 13.9. Along with Attlesey in both hurdles, Defending Champion Southern California still had Super Chief Jim Newcomb in the two-mile, rugged polt vault strength and two half-mile finalists to slam at widely-scat- tered opposition. Dark horse contender Yale had a flickering title hope resting on three performers, headed by Defending Shot-Put Champion Jim Fuchs whose record-smashing toss of 56 feet, inches highlighted a sorne- jwhat disappointing trial session. Yale Hopefuls The other two Eli hopefuls were Middle Distance Star George Wade and defending Discus Champion Vic isn't it, what a difference a victory makes. For instance, .T since the Chiefs and Hugh Orphan spilled Faribault Tuesday, we haven't heard a complaint about the Chiefs. During the losing streak we had our share of unsigned postcards, but we haven't had one the last two games. You don't have to be very brave to write a letter and not sign it. Lose and you're a bum win and you're a hero. Such is life! -8-8-8- INCIDENTALLY, THE WHITEWASH JOB THAT ORPHAN HUNG ON THE LAKERS IS ONLY THE SECOND BLANKING OF THE FARIBAULT NINE IN TWO YEARS. IT SNAPPED THE THREE-GAME VICTORY STREAK AND SENT LAKER BATTING AVERAGES SPIRALLING DOWNWARD. COMMENTING ON THE GAME AFTERWARDS AT SWEDE'S, MANAGER OLE LUCKEN DECLARED: "THERE WERE TWO REASONS ORPHAN BEAT US. FIRST, WE COULDN'T HIT HIM, AND SECOND, WE WERE SCARED AS H -S-8-8-'1 In running the standings upside down, we drew considerable comment, it seems. Loyal fans agree with our statement that the Chiefs' brand of baseball, except for those weak hitting perform- ances, certainly isn't deserving of last place in the Southern Minny. However, if the Chiefs keep winning the standings will continue to be published in the new unorthodox sfyle until such time that we can reverse them again without altering Winona's position. That means they must be in fourth or fifth place. Until then, readers that don't like our "standings" will just have to stand on your heads to read them correctly. -8-8-8- Thanks to E. A. (Eddie) Sweeney for his letter of June it. Be- cause of its length (four pages) we are publishing herewith only the more important parts: Hiawatha and other leagues in action before you pass judgment on the caliber of baseball. "There are more baseball players, great ones, who came from the farms and rural dis- tricts, in the leagues, than are boys from the larger cities. So come on, fellows, let's get out of town on Sundays and see ball games. "Hoping to see more of good articles in the sports section and also lets hope the Chiefs get out of the cellar with all the fine support of the Winona and area fans. I bid you good night. The RE A lights went out excuse. (signed) Eddie Sweeney. Camile Henri Charpentier poses with the nride of his harness racing stable, Paladin, at Roosevelt raceway in Westbury, N. Y. Charpentier, who lives in Lynbrook, N. Y., is the son of the great chef, Henri. Carpentier owns several fine pacers and trotters. Roe, Dodgers Nip Cards, 7-3 day was also expected to be a for- [Brooklyn to a 7-3 victory. The re- Chicago midable rival of Defending Titlist jsult slashed the Card's lead to two New Tort Don Gehrmann the mile. Frank was something of a yesterday with a fourth place qual- By The Associated Press Preacher Roe must be public enemy No. 1 in St. Louis. Every time the Cards get hot, the lanky southpaw from Hardy, Ark., holds up the stop sign. The Preacher man did it again last night, snapping a seven-game NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh Boston St. Louis Brooklyn........ MUngcr. BrazSc of Wisconsin in land one-half games. Johnny Sain, making the pitch- bust ing comeback of the year, won his ninth for the Boston Braves on yesieraay WILII -a. luuiun cimrio ifying discuss flip of 165 feet, Sam Jethroe's ninth inning single inches. The top performance in thisjwith two out Jethroes hit, pro- in which Frank was boomed i longing his hitting streak to_12 event, is a potential record-breaker, was Montana's Dick Doyle with 171 feet, 5 inches, Stanford was runner-up to Southern California in yester- day's qualifying with six one more than the Indians were not pegged for more than one first, that by Defending Javelin Champion Bud Held. Tackling Notre Dame's Johnny Lujack on the first play of the 1946 game was the greatest foot- ball thrill for Earl Banks, guard with the football Yanks, who then was with Iowa. 000 130 5 11 110 002 8 8 Law, Wcrle Quetn (8) and McCul lough; Sola ana Cooper. R H E 012 000 3 10 2 040 100 7 10 1 and Rice; Roe anil B H E O'.O 000 1 5 1 000 120 680 Rush. Mlr.ner (8) and Walker; Jones and Westrura. Cincinnati at Philadelphia, postponed. AMERICAN' I.BAGDE K H E Boston .........000 000 190 Detroit 000 020 470 Dobson and Tebbets: Newhouser and (ulig Makes Debut Against Charlie Club Giel Whiffs 32 Batters in 17 Innings Winona's Braves, knocked oui ox a try for second place in the Hiawa- tha Valley league, will try for their fourth victory of the year Sunday afternoon at Athletic park meeting St. Charles. Game time is p. m. Manager Wally Swanson's mound choice will be Al Kulig, big right- hander from Independence. The former pro star pitcher signed a Brave contract last week after be- ing granted his release from the Winona Chiefs at his own request. Kulig posted 5-0 record at a freshman pitcher at Winona Teachers this sprint a.nd spun a no-run game aganUt St. Mary's. He had a 5-7 record for the Chiefs last summer. The Badger product started only one game in the Southern Minne- B H E sota league this year, but prior to that, had been used for only one inning ol relief. He was charged with a 12-0 loss to Austin when "Gentlemen: "Even though you fellows were so excited after the Chiefs- Laker game Tuesday night, 1 know it was difficult to place the Chiefs at the 'bottom ol the standings. But low and behold here the Chiefs were in first place! Let's lay off the Bull's and print the column correctly., "I played baseball in this sec- tion of the country for the last 20 years and with all your boast- ing of the local talent, the only one who was a great ball player was Julie Wera. So please don't get excited about the home tal- ent, come down and see the Root Fiver, Fillmore County and -8-8-8- Four Austin Packers got their walking papers a day before Emil Scheid's former champs spilled FaribauJt, 7-6, in 13 innings. Handed pink slips were Pitcher George Koval, a Class B league standout; Third Sacker Warren Austinson, Inflelder Don Turck and Inficldcr Bob Morem. After dropping the quartet, Scheid has as newcomers, Bill Skow- ron, the Big Ten's leading hitter; Roman Bartowski, pitcher from Grand Rapids of the Class A Central league, and George Vest, an- other twirler. Bartowski is a southpaw. The Packers are keeping hurlers Bob Kuhlman, who hasn't won a game this year, and Sammy House, who will be relegated to third when not pitching. Skowroo and Bartowski will be outside players for Austin. -8-8-8- HVGH ORPHAN, AFTER FOUR LOSSES, HAS REALLY COME THROUGH FOR THE WINONA CHIEFS. HE PITCHED A TOTAL OF 12 INNINGS, NINE IN ONE GAME IN THREE DAYS, AND ALLOWED JUST THREE HITS AND NO RUNS. "THE ARM'S A LITTLE CONFIDED THE SUBMARINER AFTER RE- LEIVING KEN MATTHIESSEN THURSDAY AND GETTING CREDIT FOR THE 6-5 WIN ON STAN PROKOPOWICV CIRCUIT BLAST IN THE EIGHTH. -8-8-8- Mike Bambenek, city recreation director, hag about 225 copies of a booklet entitled "Play Ball, which he will distribute to youngsters in the city just for the asking. The booklets are put out by Ford Motor Company in co-opera- tion with Owl Motors and should be interesting reading for city youths who play or want to learn play baseball. kids can pick up copies at the recreation offices in the city at any time. games, scored Sibby Sisti for a 6-5 edge over luckless Pittsburgh. Al Dark and Hank Thomp- son provided the power for the New York Giants' Sheldon Jones in a 6-1 victory over Chicago, the Giants' ninth win in 12 games. Thompson homer- ed to tie the score in the fourth and Dark's two-run double put the Giants out fronf to stay in the fifth. The only day game in the majors, Cincinnati at Philadelphia, was rained out. Hal Newhouser whipped Boston for the second time in six days, 4-1, before Detroit fans. Striking out Johnny Pesky four times, New- houser scattered nine hits. Hal's fifth-inning double drove in what proved to be the decisive run. Four of the players involved in the eight-man deal Thurs- day night saw action as the New York Yankees downed St. Louis, 7-5, Joe Ostrowski and Tom Ferrick pitched for the Yanks and Jim Delsing and George Stirnweiss played for the .Browns. Ostrowski stopped a Brownie threat in the seventh after starter Vic Raschi was knocked out. Then he was lifted for a pinch hitter. Ferrick finished up with two score- less innings but the win went to Raschi. Delsing drove home two St. Louis runs, scoring one. Stirnweiss, playing third base, knocked in one with a double and also scored one. Alex Kellner, hit by a Dale Mitchell line drive, was in a hospital when his Philadelphia A's finally lost a 3-2 game to Cleveland. Kellner was hit on the left temple by the liner in the fifth and was carried off the field. X-Rays disclosed no frac- ture. Shortly after Kellner's injury, Luke Easter hit a two-run homer that won the game. Robinson. Philadelphia Cleveland Keliner, Schcib ana Began. Washington Chicago R H 000 Oil 2 6 010 020 3 6 (5) and Guerra: Wynn R H 001 000 1 5 007 000 7 10 Nugy. Boss (3) and Grasso; Scarborough and Masl. H B New York 200 302 7110 St. Louis 100 010 5 12 Raschi. Ostrowski (71. Frrrlck (B) and Berra: Wldmar. Starr Carver (9) and Collar. Henry Smith Cuban second sackerl Arcadia 9's To Clash In Donkey Tilt Arcadia, Wis. (Special) The first donkey softball game in several years will be staged here Monday night and a re- cord crowd is expected to at- tend. Clashing on the furry bur- ros, imported from Mexico, wUl be the Arcadia baseball team of the Trempealeau Val- ley league against the Arcadia city softball team. The contest, with players co- vorting burro back as long as possible, will start at p. m. All proceeds of the game will go towards furthering promo- tion of baseball in Arcadia. Major improvements at the Arcadia park in the past year include a new Scoreboard, pub- lic address system and refinish- ing of the bleachers. Indees to Meet Brooklyn Nine Independence, Wis. (Spe- exhibition game be- tween Independence and the Brooklyn Cuban Giants will be played here tonight at o'clock. Trotters, Cubans Play ShowdownTiltSunday Baseball's crack Harlem Globetrotters and the potent Brooklyn Cuban Giants, two of the best of the nation's top trav- eling Negro nines, come to Ga- brych park Sunday night at o'clock for a showdown game. Ed Hamman, the well known clown of sports, who made a hit with his clever buffoonery and trick ball handling at the world's series in Cleveland in 1948, also will appear here. The white youth from Fos- toria, Ohio, accompanies the Globetrotters as an added at- traction and also acts as the team's road business manager. He has occupied himself in this capacity for several years with Globetrotter baseball and basketball units. As a clown, Hamman has built up a following from coast to coast and in the foreign countries he has visited with the teams. He won national rec- ognition when he entertained at the baseball world's series in Cleveland in 1948 Many of the best Negro base- ball players will be seen in ac- tion in 'the game.- The Globe- trotters have all of their star veterans back from last year's nine, "-which won 100 games while losing only 19, Their roster, headed by Man- ager-Catcher Paul Hardy, in- cludes such star pitchers as Johnny Williams, Joe Bank- head, Lyman Ramsey, Prank Carsell and Mike Berry. Eugene Hardin splits the receiving du- ties with Hardy and the other positions are manned by such veterans as Herb Simpson, first base; Joe Fishback, second; Leamon Johnson, shortstop; Parnell Woods, third base, and home run clouting Zell Miles along with Sam Wheeler, Leon Wheeler and Sonny Smith in the outfield. Biooklyn again has a formid- able array of performers on the road. Manager Brady John- son is particularly high on Clemente Verona, his sensation- al 24-year-old shortstop from Havana, Cuba. Johnny John- son heads a strong pitching corps. Another favorite with the club is "Early Bird" El- lison, clowning catcher, and Henry Smith, second base. The Globetrotters are under the same ownership as the great Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and have been patterned after them as a bril- liant playing unit well versed in the art of showmanship. Box offices at Gabrych park will open at 7 p. m. to accom- modate a large crowd which is expected. HIAWATHA VALLEY Team ItolllntBtont WINONA BRAV S Lewislon Lake City St. Charles WabaKba Plainvlcw Alma 8 L. Pet. 0 1.000 0 1.000 2 .600 5 .500 2 K .400 4 .000 6 .000 GB 4'i WEEKS RESULTS St. Charles 1. Lewlston 21, plalnview 2. 13, St. Charles 0. Sammy House permitted the only a ninth inning single. At Alma Thursday night, the Braves dropped a 5-1 verdict to the Rivermen although Paul Giel jave up only three hits. One was ft tiomer by Bob Harvey and seven Winona errors, two by Giel, didn't help matters any. Harvey's circuit blast was the only earned run. Braves got only four hits off lowan. In 17 innings of pitching for Braves, Giel has struck out 32 bat- ters while allowing three hits and [ive runs. He flipped a 10-0 no-hit, no-run game in his debut a week ago. Manager Wally Swanson in-- dicated that he will use Giel Tues- day in an exhibition game with Spring Grove. Swanson's starting lineup Sunday may be altered n-hit in view of the club's poor play at Alma. Eromett Barter may be at first base, Bill Drn- gan at second, Tom Barth at short and Ray Cienan at third with Barti Weaver catching. Outfield choices are uncertain M Swanson has available Al Marty Beyers, Leo Lacher, Sonny Karle, Joe Sofia and Chuck Mc- Laughlin. Giel a'w is an outfield possibility. Other Hiawatha Valley games Sunday send Alma to Roll7 ingstone, Plainview to Wabasha, and Lake City to Lewiston. Wayne Belardi, bonus first base- man, is the youngest member of the 1950 Brooks. Wayne won't cele- brate his 20th birthday until tember 5. Buckeye Portable Grill BURNS CHARCOAL This Is an absolute must for yuur next picnic. portable and collapsible grill up a small amount of room in the trunk of your car and is packed In a rier for convenient handling. It It nude .of cut iron and is equipped with two (rill tnat Mt- access for easy firing. Come in and get yours now at the low price of KALMES TIRE SERVICE 116 Second St., Winona Pheira2M7   

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