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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - March 23, 1954, Kingsport, Tennessee6 Kingsport times tuesday March 23, 1054 usual continues it Binge started in june last year from Priess dispatches Stanley Frank Musial does t plan to be a june Bride in this season s bid for his seventh National league batting championship. The Man is determined to wed up with his slugging habits right from the opening Bell and his St. Louis car Dinal cohorts Don t care if he steals the Ding Dong and keeps it. Williams among nominees make room that musia1 Means business was evidenced again monday when he blasted a Homer a triple and a to drive in seven runs As the red Birds walloped the Philadelphia Phil lies 9 to 3, at St. Petersburg Fla. J. A. Williams of Kingsport Musial who had won the Bat is Sullivan county s nominee Crown three straight years a special election to name a came in third last season to state Brooklyn s _ Carl _ Furillo Rookie Henry Aaron Kentucky tops in final voting la Sal be second or. Baseball of Florida is honoured teammate red schoendienst. The 33-year-old King of the cards probably would have had As usual. At commissioner on the Board of conservation. The vacancy occurred when a member of the nine Man Board recently la the marbles again if he under the plan each of 13 had t started by batting Only counties in Tennessee Are i-251 up to june 17. But from to nominate one Man for the that moment on it was Musial position. In an election to be held april 15, five persons of inc 13 Are -385 clip in the next 101 games to be elected. From these five Ancl ended up with a .337 aver Civ. Frank Clement will select use in the stretch drive he one As commissioner. A a scorching .430 Pace and no ballots will be counted that do not contain Voles for five nominees it was pointed out. Any person with a Tennessee limiting or fishing License or a voter s registration receipt is eligible to vote. A the voting will be held at the courthouse at blog Ontville. The Musial s highlighted polls will open at 12 noon and close at 8 . Other candidates were Gannaway of Kings or Charles Miller of Bristol. The other candidates in sur rounding counties arc Eastman , Hawkins j. B. Murphy. Johnson. Fred Ogle Carter Russell Harmon. Greene Carl Bolton. Washing ton c. R. Harry. Unicoi Bui most observers said the Man would have won the title if the season was a week longer. Stanley s biggest poke Mon Day was a three run roundtrip third which broke a was his third Homer 10-hit red Bird attack on. Four Philadelphia hurlers. Harvey Tern Haddix. Jim Walsh and Gordon Jones did the pitching for de Stanky s team and gave up four Anci hits. Haddix yielded earned runs in Frame. Elsewhere the question who s on first ton red sox May be answered if May move All the Way from class a baseball to a regular spot in Milwaukee s Outfield this year. Cuban negroes resume training Winter Garden Fla. Ins cuban negro players who were ordered out of Winter Garden by hostile City officials resumed Spring training with the Washington senators of a r m teams in Orlando Fla., and big Springs tex., today. Washington farm system officials cancelled plans monday to defy the ban by returning the players to Winter Garden and ordered them to other train ing Camps. Five were transferred for the rest of the training season to the Home Camp of the Sena Orlando club Ancl the other two 0h were assigned permanently to bos j inc Bir Springs team of the Tyler Hancock w. H. Perrow. Dick Gernert keeps up his pres Ham Len Clarence Payne. Clai enl Pace borne ,1. L. Bible Jefferson and Gernert socked two Nome Douglas Amick Cocke. No nominee1 was picked in Grainger county. Busy playing games by the associated press tilt1 Southern association Memphis Chicks covered a big chunk of Florida real estate to Day As they continued exhibition play in the annual Grapefruit circuit. Half in 3-Ninn squad play Pri Host to Miami Beach at Holly Wood while the remainder met Charleston a fort manager Don Gutteridge was sure he could Field a a oct second a game win As the botox edged runs the Ning one the Milwaukee braves 4-3. The Cincinnati Redlegs roughed up right hander Dick Donovan for three hits and three runs in the second inning and Defeated the Detroit tigers the Victory was a costly one however As shortstop Roy Mcmillan suffered a severe Cut on his right instep requiring 22 stitches to close. He is expected to be Back in uniform in five Days but May not Sec action for two weeks. Casey Stengel with much justification has taken outfielder Bob Cerv off the Yankees Trad ing list. Cerv. The 27-Ypar-Olri muscle Man who has tried and failed to make the Yankee varsity for the last couple of years May be just the Man to have around if Mickey Mantle s knee fails to Cha properly. Still on the Kansas City Ros Cerv delivered four doubles Texas new Mexico league. All seven were members the Charlotte n. C., hornets when they were told to get out of Winter Garden last wednes Day. Hornet manager Pete Appleton said the five now training with Orlando will rejoin Charlotte at the Start of the regular season. He said we believe it Wiser to let the men remain in by Hugh Fullerton or. New York _ Kentucky s unbeaten basketball team came out ahead of the two National tournament winners la sane and holy Cross in the final associated press ranking poll of the 1953-54 season today. The Kentucky wildcats top Ping 71 of the 138 ballots cast by sports writers and broadcast ers throughout the nation Cap tured the no. 1 ranking by the very Small margin of-32 Points from Lasalle s explorers the newly crowned National collegiate athletic Assn. Champions. Holy Cross the Surprise win Ner of the National invitation was a Strong third with Indiana the 1953 Mcaa Champion and a Strong preseason favorite fourth. The final count on the basis of 10 Points or each first place ballot nine for second eight for third etc., gave Kentucky Points and Lasalle holy Cross Drew 914 Points and in-1 Diana 835. By finishing1 on top Kentucky retained the spot it had held in 12 of 16 weekly polls throughout the season. Indiana tabbed Asj the Likely Winner in the pre season poll held onto the no. 1 spot for two weeks before suf Fering first defeat. Duquesne moved to the front for a couple of weeks late in the season then into two setbacks and then dropped behind again. Kentucky won 25 straight con tests during the regular season including a playoff Frith Louisiana state for the Southeastern conference championship but declined to enter the Mcaa tournament for which it Quali fied automatically. The reason was that three Post graduate players eligible for conference Competition were not eligible under Mcaa regulations. The influence of postseason tournament results on the Vot ing was seen in Lasale s Rise to i second place at the finish. The explorers in and out of the first 10 during the regular season and at times unable to Muster enough Points to make the Erst 20, moved up to sixth place a1 week ago when they entered the Mcaa semifinals. After whipping Penn state and Bradley soundly to win the title they jumped up to second. J holy Cross which advanced to third place on the strength of Palm Beach Fla. Its nit Victory held onto Ben Hogan Al Lang Center was a special guest at the eighth annual governor s banquet in St. Peters Burg. Fla. Here. Lang is shown with Branch Rickey general manager of the Pillsb Mirph pirates Gabe Paul general manager of the Cincinnati Reri legs. Acting governor of Florida Charley Johns and Connie Mack retired manager of the Philadelphia . Change one and one basketball Rule now there s Bonus for successful try by skipper Patrick Kansas City Basket Ball s controversial one and one free throw Rule was rewritten Ler fouled not in the act of other conic is of less than 40 shooting. The new Rule is in direct con Rio Grande team leaves court in protest of refs Kansas City West iad stars scored n routine Vic Story in the Shainon annual East West basketball game Mon Day Nir Lii bin an unorthodox by Rio Grange s n Oliver overshadowed he play jars the West s Triumph Hanifi As an Anil Climax u Couch Oliver s actions i urine a preliminary game involving Rio Jgr Anric. He Small Ohio i ollrp.8 Starr Iii Bovo Francis and Rock Hurst. College of Kansas City. With a Little less Ihan minutes remain ii Oliver pro in Sun he officiating took his off the court. Rot listed in the official wore Book Winnins the game the officials twice assessed technical against die Rio grande1 coach a Corr Hie one came lie had leaped from Hie Bench and shouted at an Oll irial about a foul called one of his payers. Second assessed after Jive had thrown coat on Ihn floor and rushed runo die court with another protest. I a. O. Der die Cir of the National , of inter Colle Miinte athletics. Oliver s actions were in bad taste. Rio granitic is a member of Trast to free throw regulations will continue the Viiar he na1a. Iler system said he cud nut off is the four Quarter timing was proles any Par frees rail. Monday to place a Premium on of the last two years that pro installed in the season Good shooting and at the same video for a second shot if the in an attempt to give players a time make it tougher on the of fender. The new free throw Rule adopted by the National Basket Ball committee gives a second afraid my boys were l t hurl. Tile tame run and shoot game. By revert Coli Pleu by out of he to the two said. "1 was of bloodshed first was missed up to the last break from the torrid Pace of the three minutes. Bruce Drake of chairman of. The committee said said there la be half his group was confident the free1 much stalling in late minutes of free throw after each successful throw change and another the periods. Free shot on All common personal i adopted measure returning the National coaches fouls for the first 37 minutes of the same to halves instead of had he rules committee the game. If the first loss is quarters would improve the to put the Bonus throw in effect missed the Ball is in play. Two free throws in three minutes same the As last last sport for both players and spec for the full 40 minute. T a tors. Well have to see wha Hap celtics 98-85, in Eastern playoffs by International news service the National basketball association s crazy mixed up round Robin playoffs arc All Ever to Day. All i hat s left a payoff Ancl some More playoffs. The playoff Worth goes to the Syracuse nationals. Who monday night Defeated the against each opponent As the Jas ulc Yankees downed celtics 98 to 85 Chicks Are a least two deep in j Philadelphia a a 12-b, at west1 8 every position. In exhibition monday win a pall Beach. Ako contributing four hits to Syracuse got the prize for winning the Eastern division round Robin with r. 4-0 record. The Yankee 16-hit total was nats Anc the celtics had first baseman Bill Skow finished up tied for second place Iran. He had a two run Homer in the regular. Sceasor. And the Chattanooga continued to and was joined for inc first by Nashville. A double and two singles. League decided to give the team games to Minneapolis edged out. For the Spring games so the better ,.obl., linux City 4-3 on third baseman Cerv is batting 326, which in Bob led the West with 21 point.5. It was the Iii Sci Victory in Ilie three years the game been held. The West was ahead Al Jet a i. The Quarter. I3-3f Ihn and fi4-5fi the end no the to incr. Bob a Nick Oklahoma Star tallied 8 Points for the leading Murcus for the Mas were Frank ram by and Bosh no Kentucky. Ramsey picked up m Points nid place while Indiana still highly regarded Slid Back to fourth. In addition Duquesne the nit runner up and the second and third place teams in the Mcaa tournament also earned top-10 ranking in the final poll. Duquesne finished fifth Fol Lowed by notre Dame upsetting Indiana in Mcaa play Bradley the Mcaa runner up Western Kentucky an nit entry Penn slate third in the Mcaa and Oklahoma loser to Brad Ley in the Mcaa second round. Southern California the fourth Mcaa Semi finalist was Lith in the balloting. The final ranking of the Lead ing teams first place votes in parentheses kent1. In Sally i3 holy Cras Nolop Damn ill Bradley Western Kentucky Penn slate Oklahoma a California George was Linkton stale Duke Lacara 11 o ree Elvinp More Jinn 10 Ca Una stale. Dayton. Oreper. State. 1.100 of 510 404 361 309 18.1 153 107 1c3 84 bal p3 41 35 Wichita Chattanooga likewise needed a loth inning boost to Clinch Emilli straight win. The look outs blew an eight run Lead but fact the i sanely Amoros the International league s leading Batter in 1953, bases loaded single to nose winning run. Chariot a 10-9. In Oiler games involving Southern association learns. To bile turned in us Best play of the season of tie fort Worth 4-4. Rock trimmed san an Jim Miller of the University of Wisconsin was inc big ten s leading passer in 1053. He gained 683 Yards passing and tossed six vision for the Aba Champion ship. As for that Western division the Minneapolis lakers Ancl the Rochester royals qualified for the Semi finals sunday night. So red faced league officials cancelled tonight s scheduled round Robin finale Between the two teams. The game had no they said. Johnson City has 23 for opening of Spring Drill Camp Albany a. Squad of 23 players reported to Johnson City manager Lee Peterson Here monday As the appalachian and outfielder Jack Cerlon hit a Home run in the seventh to Eive Atlanta a 6-5 win Over . Big league exhibitions by the associated press Iai 4. Milwaukee i n i 3. Cincinnati Ini Del roil f Ai 3. New York i Ai 12. Philadelphia Al 6. St. Louis n i 3. Brooklyn Blountville visits Unaka Bristol Host to Happy Valley nine today Johnson came Philadelphia a 3. Cleveland with the re Ruiling Rusl Rillions pertinent May be the comment f a established by Paul Bryant his of new manager Eddie Joost. A Leamma a of Zernial s sea Robest l. Ashe of Knoxville. Tcnn., and pro skip Alexander of St. Petersburg Fla. Henry Ford ii also in 18-Han- Dicapu player will team with i predecessor. He Tole the Kentucky alumni s old j the fans will be pleasantly i surprised at Gus change of Hab Shaw Walker of new York and pro Pete Cooper of Tampa Fla. Johnny Olszewski to have knee surgery Santa Monica Calif. Ins Johnny Olszewski of the Chicago cardinals proves of he said. Any de serving boy who wants to conic 1954 baseball season. The squad went through a two hour Drill featuring a lot of run Ning and throwing and batting practice. Peterson a Veteran Pitcher cautioned his players to take it easy and not take chances on sore arms or pulled Muscles. A hot Sun favored the Youthful athletes. Conditioning drills will continue the remainder of the week and Camp practice games Are slated to begin this week end. After that the Vohnson City club Joyce Zilske wins women s Amateur Pinehurst n. Retriever to Champion in eight years. That s the Story of the golfing life of 19-year-old Joyce Ziske the Stocky scrapper from Waterford wis., who today wears the title of North and South Assn. Of greater Cincinnati night he would t tolerate pro and Misc Ous but Sci a Zernial a favorite with ther would he be bound by signed with ant s limit of five outsider year on the squad he then the cards Albany. A. I do not believe we should club disbanded. He was taken so inn restrict the players to the slate on by Atlanta and Farmed in 1b42. Arnotti he spent the next three in the Navy and following his discharge. Cleveland drafted Gas on a technicality. The tribe of to Baltimore and Thajo Ikey while sox got Gus on another Collier said it would be against Lech reality Zernial. Who insists inc alb in pics will be a really improved this year was traded to Phila Delphia in april. 1051. Last year Gus Best on All counts. He. Belted 42 homers knocked in 108 runs and hit .284. J May i this past Winter Zernia went into the Carburettor electric Alish e i i. Signal football team is scheduled j Lexington has the right to to undergo surgery for the on inc team the same As a Mcvail of a Carti legs from Huj musician scholar or anyone la right knee at Santa Monica wishes to enter a Day. The operation will be per formed by or. Danny Livin Hal at St. John s Hospital. The big Grid Star injured the knee in the final game of last season against the Chicago bears his principles to recruit boys for tryouts and then Weed them out and discard Orlando Zulueta whips Pat Brady in 10 rounds new York Cuba s Orlando Zulueta third ranking lightweight contender won a unanimous but unpopular Deci Sion Over rugged Dennis Pat Brady of the Bronx n. Y., Mon Day night the feature . Business with the father of pretty wife Gladys Al Ingle Wood Calif. Gus has been known As a kid Der by his teammates but on Vul iriv the Field this Spring he s All be i Luen Rounder at Eastern Parkway Arena. Zulueta who holds two Spring training Over Champion Paddy Demarco and who was a 3-to-l favorite was Given quite a Battle by the and he s been powdering the Ball at an unprecedented pack m7 a i will engage some other Camp Amateur Golf Champion. Joyce Defeated National Zulueta team almost every Day. Today s skies pm non if . Bast Quarter saturday prominent Zitars on run in the West . Eplin due 5g he . Visible planets Venus. Low in West . Jul ice above Aldebaran. Saturn Between epic and the Moon. Mars rises . Pion Mary Lena 1 in the finals of the 52nd tournament. Joyce whose 76 won the qualifying medal had an Uphill Bat the All the Way against miss Faulk also a runner up Here last year. Joyce never was ahead until she dropped a 30-foot putt on the 18th for a. Winning Par. Aggressive Brady. There were no 137 .2 and Brady scaled moving dial Circle 5-7441 Tom still Transfer co. For fast Safe dependable service Gilliam cabs 5-317t Back of Union bus terminal compare our prices and terms Coal furnaces . Winkler Oil floor Furnace Complete with 1. Circulating fan 2. Forced draft fan 3. Safety Divitch 4. Automatic controls installed Complete Only 511.20 per month Ciao red Heary duty Alee fur for in or Homes. Completely installed. Priced from s240 to j350 . 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