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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - January 14, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeKingsport times 8 thursday Jan. 14, 1954 single platoon to be kept by College Grinders players must get rid of sucker shift and fake injuries major Loop holdout list expected to grow by Day by Ben Funk Sarasota Fla. Football must keep its one Pla Toon system and must get rid of such practices As the faked in jury and the sucker shift. This verdict was handed Down yesterday by the football rules committee of the National collegiate athletic association. The committee turned Down All efforts to liberalize the limited substitution Rule which went into effect last season and proved immensely popular with football fans. The most surprising develop ment of the meeting was the Strong condemnation of such no ethical practices As injury faking to Stop the clock and false starts intended to pull the opposition offside. In what appeared to be mainly a slap at notre Dame the com Mittee unanimously approved a Resolution declaring that injury faking is dishonest unsportsmanlike and contrary to the notre Dame players were accused last season of feigning in juries in the Iowa game to Stop the clock and gain time for touchdowns in the closing seconds of each half. These scores enabled the Irish to escape with a 14-14 tie. During the 1952 season notre Dame figured most prominently in several sucker shift incidents. Last season there were reports of such incidents in the South Eastern and Missouri Valley conferences. The rules committee said that for the present it would rely on the integrity of the coaches and players rather than upon further legislation to wipe out these unethical procedures. If this does t succeed com Mittee chairman h. L. Fritz Crisler of the University of Michigan said the Rule Book will be rewritten. Committee Secretary e. E. Leman of the University of Denver said minor re visions May be made in the substitution Rule in the future but two platoon football is dead As a by de Corrigan new York up major league baseball club owners were in anything but a Happy Frame of mind today As they scanned the headlines looking for new holdouts and wondering just what their own stars would do with the contracts they were offered. Bob Carpenter of the Philadelphia Phillies and Clark Griffith of the Washington senators already were having their troubles and contracts had been in the malls Only a few Days. Some clubs had t even sent theirs out. Carpenter had a fourth unsigned contract this one from Curt Simmons his Ace left hander on his desk while Griffith was wondering How he was going to get Mickey Vernon the american league s no. 1 hitter last year into the fold. Vernon returned the first offer. Pro Grinders set for bowl contest on the More optimistic Side both the Pennant winners the world Champion new York Yan Kees and Brooklyn dodgers an first in announced fold. The Yankees tucked away the annual Bing Crosby Golf tournament will open Friday Pebble Beach Calif. Bing Crosby s personal contribution to Golf the pro Amateur championship tournament he sponsors each year for Charity gets under Way Tomor 1 Row for a three Day whirl. Signed the 54-Hole Par chasing Derby the Pitcher they obtained a. With a nationwide a athletics last 2eal b1s Barnes Are a dime a the Philadelphia month. Byrd is supposed to give the Bronx bombers the insurance they Flag. Need for a sixth straight apparently he was so Happy to pull out of a seventh place club that he sent the con tract Back Post haste. The dodgers agreement with reached Captain an pee wee Reese the shortstop who turned Down the manager s Job before it was Given to Walt Al Ston. No terms were revealed but Reese was said to have received about last season and More this time. The Cleveland indians and the Boston red sox each announced the signing of one player. The indians added infielder Bill Glynn to their list of con tented toilers while the red sox hired 37-year-old Joe Dob son who was Given his unconditional release by the Chicago White sox last season. The Philadelphia a s signed Bob Trice and Carl but Catcher Joe Astroth who is employed by the club As a ticket seller in the off season said he was a holdout adding that he did t expect much Trou ble in coming to an agreement. Dozen most everybody wants to get in crooner except Bing. Crosby foots All the los Angeles buddy Parker of the West All stars welcomed the dry Crisp weather today that followed a rainstorm As he drilled his team for sunday s pro bowl football Battle at los Angeles memorial coliseum. Parker who has never lost to his pro rival Paul Brown winced when informed the West Ern pros were seven Point favourites Over the Brown coached Otto Graham Eastern Kingpins. Parker has a top collection of professional Talent on hand in the fourth annual Charity gird game. Numbered among his Quarter backs Are his Orr Bobby Layne of the Detroit Lions Norm Van Brocklin of the los Angeles rams and y. A. Tittle of the san Francisco 49ers. Tinsley will stay As football coach for leu Grinders Baton Rouge. La. Nell Gus Tinsley today was assured of another year As head football coach at Louisiana state University. The University s seven Man athletic Council recommended last night that Tinsley who earned All America honors twice while playing at leu be retained for another year. He has served for six years on a year to year basis without a contract with a salary reported to be about 500 a year. The recommendation stopped rumours that Tinsley would be re placed. He came under criticism by Baton Rouge sports writers after the 1952 season when his team won three and lost seven and after the past season which showed five victories three losses and three ties. One University athletic official who asked that he not be identified said backs eld coach Perry Moss had accepted a bid from the University of Miami Fla for a similar position. Broad Street phone i 7-7141 suspended Cager total Toda new York Jack Molinas scandal Story Sim mered Down to a Case of wait and see today with the sus Pended professional basketball Star Rookie reported driving to new York to talk to Bronx District attorney George b. Deluca. Molinas who was indefinitely suspended last sunday by the fort Wayne. Pistons for betting new York ins welter on his team to win tentatively Champion kid scheduled to talk to Deluca will be honoured As the fighter today or tomorrow. Ring writers Honor Cuba s kid Gavilan of the year tonight by new York boxing writers association. The cuban kid will be awarded the Edward j. Neil memorial plaque which the new York boxing writers present annually to their Choice As the year s top Fristic performer. Jack Dempsey who won the first Ward will present the plaque to Gavilan. Floyd Patterson Light heavy weight newcomer will get the James p. Dawson memorial trophy As the Rookie of the and or. Vincent Nar diello new York boxing com Mission physician will be presented the James j. Walker me moral award for Long and meritorious service to boxing. Bills. He turns the profits Over to charities in this area. More than has been realized in the seven years the tournament has been held on the Mon Terey Peninsula. The Field of 120 teams will be split Friday and saturday be tween the Cypress. Point and Monterey Peninsula courses sunday s final round will be reduced to the Low 45 teams play ing on the famed Pebble Beach course. The event is divided into double Competition medal play for the professionals and match play for the pro Amateur teams. The pro Winner gets the pro member of the winning team also receives a Cash award. Low amateurs win prizes. Non pro baseball tourney plans Are completed Versailles by. B. Chandler head of the International baseball Congress said today contracts for the first International baseball tournament involving non professional teams would be signed in Chi Cago monday. The tournament will be played in Milwaukee in september 1955. Chandler former major league baseball commissioner predicted baseball would be played in virtually every nation in the world within the next decade. He said the first tournament would include teams from Asia North America South America and Europe. The Winner of the National tournament at kans., will represent the United states in the play off. Towel gift Days ibs. Mrs. Filbert s Golden

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