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Madison Wisconsin State Journal (Newspaper) - June 4, 1942, Madison, Wisconsin The Wisconski4State Journal A fmi I Mifc7 tin tit nmtiLl MADISON THURSDAY JUNE 4 1942 21 Blues Open Here Tonight With Evansville And Henry J Means No Foolin FX3TS AND OPINIONS It was fore andaft for a prospective sailor in the recent JVofpssional Golferiassn Or maybe one scmld say that it was aft and Fore Sam toy Sncarl carne from il and fought his way fore 11 was A very fitinp climax to this tournament The toiiriiameritwas played for the benefit of Army and orfjatiiztions Thf finalists we Corp Jim Turnesa of Fort Dix and Snpnl the fellow wo entered the navy right after the tourna rifnt And it was fitting that Bnead the future aailor should win his frst major national championship within sight of the Atlatic ocean the site heing Atlantic City N J o t Thf furl 1hit immy Joxx is drawing a big salary prob ably accounts for e fact that he was waived out of the Amer iii League it limp unlikrly that any of the clubs in that circuit who illicit tvo grabbed the Koslon Red Sox first base man for the waive price oC would be willing to assume contract So Foxx the lirly player who had a nvrnire Cor his entire playing carr up to this year seems destied to round out his twilight ilayiug days in tho National feagne Foxx was sgreat ball player in his ay one of the greatest ripthand hit ters of all Only the peerless Babe uth has ac counted for more home runs than Fos It may be lat Foxx has slowed down point where his value to aig league club questionable However hi last years rcc nrd would iiKcate that Foxx still is a pretf potent citizen ar the plate els see what he did in 3941 Foxx batte an even 300 in JIMMY FOXX pretty potential citizen Will Coach Cadets LIEUT RAY WOLF One of the many collRgn football coaches now serving as commissioned officers In the U S Navys prcfllRht aviation training program Lieut Ray Bear Wolf of the University of North Carolina Is stationed at the U of Georgia games ivjng him 16th place among American League regulars He droJ in 105 runs and only seven other American Leacue playrs did better than that That loks pretty good but maybe thats offset by such itpm as hisiitting into 21 double players third highest in the th he stole only two bases in seven attempts and that he failed 103 times 10 more than any other player in the Arnericii Howver so far as the Chicago Cubs are concerned their lading Foxx will prove a wise move if he can give them mthneeded distance hitting for a season or two Thf Cubs need distance hitting and Foxx can still whack 1e ball to the far reaches The Jift of Jimmy 1o the Chicago Cubs serves to revive th memory of the most disastrous World Series inning pvpp perstrated with the Cubs as victims and Foxx as one of the Tha was the seventh inning o the fourth game of the 3 KL Weld Series TheCubs held an 80 lead as the Philadelphia Athletics came tobat in the last of the seventh at Philadelphias Shibe Park Iseemed a foregone conclusion that the Cubs wotild win the pare and even the series at two games apiece VTil the Philadelphia supporters got to their feet Cor the cuomary seventh inning stretch but it was only a weary gostur they knew their Athletics were beaten harlie Root had been mowing down the Athletics ef fortessly and he showed no signs of cracking There wasnt anyhint of the disaster to come even when Al Simmons drffe the ball out of the park for a home run to open Phil adephias half of the seventh I still didnt look too menacing when Jimmy Foxx Bing Miiif Jimmy Dykes and Steve Boley hit successive singles to be sure the Cubs gathered around Root and assured rirrithat he was all right all right Charlie old boy old Roof assured his mates that he was exactly that and so w r they icnrgc flurns went iii lo bat for Kddio Komnifll and did brxl to aid the Cubs by popping to Woody English But Aifix ISishop then singled and the score was now 84 there VMS only niie out and the Athletics had two men on base Ait Nell replaced Root it being apparent by this time ti at Oiarlie old bov old bov was anything hut nil right all r Mule Haas promptly drove out a long fly that should have been an easy out except that Hack Wilson los it in the sun and ended up sitting on the ground and peiring vainly for the ball as Boley Bishop and Haas all crssed the plate Nehf walked Cochrane and then Frerl Blake in to pitch for the Cubs Simmons singled and Foxx Iol with another single Cochrane scoring to knot the score at alJ Exit Blake enter Pat Malone Malone hit Miller to load tin bases and then Jimmy Dykes clouted a twobagger to score Xinmons and Foxx Malone then fanned Boley and Burns to erd tbe inning Philadelphia sent 15 men to the plate in the crashing seventh inning Chicago used four pitchers and the Ath letics accounted for 10 runs and 10 hits The Athletics vent on to win the game 108 and take the World Series four victories to one Demetral Pins Ruppenthal in Straight Falls Jimmy Demetral veteran Mad ison Greek resorted to much of his cunning Wednesday night to pin Duke Ruppenthal in straight falls in the windup of the first outdoor wrestling show at Brcese Stevens field Net proceeds of the match will be turned over to the Kiddie Camp fund Joe Dorsetti defeated Rowdy Pocan in the preliminary by pin ning the latter in 18 minutes with a body slam Jim Logas and Johnny Baer wrestled to a draw Each took one fall and they used up their onehour time limit before either could gain a deciding fall Demetral pinned Ruppenthal in 29 minutes with a Chinese wrist lock for the first fall At the start of the second Jimmy started working on the same wrist and scored a fall in seven minutes with the same hold Rumor Plunkett May Turn Pro AUSTIN I Piunkett University of Minnesota quarterback was understood to be negotiating today for a contract with the Cleveland Rams professional football team which would enable him to train for a naval reserve commission at a Cleveland university Friends of Piunkett reported he would leave here Aug 10 to play with the Rams but Dr George Hauser Gopher football coach paid the youth told him Tuesday he would play at Minnesota this fall Piunkett is eligible for an other year of Big 10 competition The Minnesota quarterback was unavailable for comment Cleve land club officials said they had been negotiating with him but denied that a contract had been signed Fishermans Luck Little Factor in FishingSays Prof Eddy Fish rmans luck accordtig to Sam Eddy professor o zoology at thr University of Mirnesota is a nrcligiblrt fnctor in fishing as with knowledge of fish fefrling habits metrnrts of food riftection and seasonil changes Writing in a recent isvue of the Minnesota department of conser vations official bulletin Eddy ex plained that fish such as bass sunfish crappies and Bullheads eat about onetenth their body fight per day during he sum mer and that when thi capacity been reached a fish will take liitle to no food the next 24 hours Eat More in Snmnrr Walleye pike he said teed more after sunset and northern pike often stop feeding at sunset Fish usually feed because they are hungry although some strike because they are pugnacious Eddy said For example a male bass strikes at any moving object near its nest although it cloos not eat anything at this time All fish he said consume more food in summer than in winter and in almost all fish growth is slower in winter than in summer Water temperature is the chief factor in determining amount of food taken and growth Eddy ex plained Pickerel Strike Fast The question whether fishds detect their food by sight taste White Sox Sign up Jake Wade NEW Wade southpaw pitcher formerly with the Tigers Red Sox and Browns has been signed by the Chicago White Sox to bolster their hurling corps which has been depleted by the loss of John Rigney lo the navy and the arm ailment which has prevented Thornton Lee from pitching Wade was a free agent having been released by the Indi anapolis American Association club last year or smell is controversial he said Bass walleyes and dogfish spot their prey turn and eye it momentarily and seize it Pickerel and muskcllunge will poise aimed at a minnow As long as the min now is stationary they do not strike but when the minnow moves they strike it almost faster than the eye can follow Eddy said the propensity of many game fishes to strike mov ing objects enables the fisherman tn fool them with artificial min nows plugs and spinners Distinctive Flavors A little inducement through the sense of taste or smell may aid and an angleworm or a min now on the hook of the spinner will usually give just enough in ducement to cause a fish to strike where otherwise he might not Fish flavor he continued is partly influenced by the food fish eat although most varieties of fish have some individual flavor The general fishy taste is not an exclusive property but is a property of aquatic life in gen eral Eddy said It is well to re member that from such a great variety of food ranging from de cayed vegetation to fishes them selves the flesh of all fish is formed Badgers Are No Threat to Grab Central Crown Three However Are Likely to Win Their Events MILWAUKEE Athletes from lour schools will represent Wisconsin in the 17lh annual Cen tral Conference track and Held championship contests to be held at Marquette university stadium Saturday Marquette and the University of Wisconsin made heavy entities but neither was conceded a chance to win the team title However rep resentatives of both squads were expected to make a strong bid tor some of the individual event championships Other Wisconsin entries were Bcioit winner of its own annual relay carnival and Lawrence Midwest Conference winner this spring Lawrences Jim Fiewger who won live events in the Mid west meet has signed up for the high and low hurdle races and the high jump in the 3C tournament The one man track team was certain to encounter stiff competi tion in these events Coach Tom Jones Badgers may lead off with a 15 point advantage if the stars of three events each grab first place This would give Wisconsins placeiindshow men an excellent cushion to work on Bob Beierle shot putter Capt Bill Williams pole vaulter and Bob Hodgell high jumper shared Big 10 titles this year and were conceded a chance to repeat in the 3C meet Coach Melvin Buster Shimeks Marquette squad boasts a fast sprint relay team Capt Howard Millen Gil Larson Art Egbert and Tom Tierman clicked off the 40 yard race in 418 seconds at the Drake Relay trials If they do as well Saturday the 3C baton event may fall to their hands Millen and Larson were believed likely to pick up points in the dashes Welshman Les Kalchik Hurd ler Art Egbert and Miler Gene Grochowski were considered other probable point getters for Mar quette Athletic Director Conrad Jen nings of the host school said he expected to see at least eight new Central marks Officials who will regulate the 3C competition were to meet to night most of them are Milwau kee high school coaches and for mer varsity athletes City Softball Play Postponed All games in the city Softball leagues Wednesday night were called off because of rain and wet grounds marking the third straight night that weather condi tions have interfered with the schedules Tonights schedule NATIONAL LEAGUE Mndison AZA vs DcMolay at Vilas No 1 Fire Department vs Hawks at Olin St Raphael Juniors vs Blessed Sacrament at Vilas No 2 Forest Products vs Anderson Clean Easys at Burr Jones No 1 FRATERNAL LKAGUE Eagles Veterans vs ReltanLerdahl at Mnrniiotle No 2 JUNIOR LEOTON BASEBALL Fclucwood vs Mcrchnnts nt Franklin No 1 West Sltle Glnntu VK Optimists nt Olhrlch No 2 SneadTWoocTWill Play Benefit Match NEW UR Craig Wood National Open champion and Sam Snead PGA titieholder have agreed to meet in a 72hole match for the benefit of army and navy relief Freddy Corcoran PGA secretary announced today The first 30 holes probably will be played in the midwest with the remainder in the east The dates and sites will be announced later Ernie Andres Shines Agamst Former Mates GREAT LAKES 111 Ernie Andres third baseman on the Great Lakes baseball squad spent a successful day at bat against his former teammates when the Bluejackets played the Louisville Colonels of the American Associa tion May 29 Andres who was born in Jeffersonville Ind just across the Kentucky state line hit a triple and two singles in five times at the plate to aid the sail ors in a 104 triumph over the Colonels Andres was a member of the Louisville club for three years before his enlistment in the navy Lou Salica Is Given Nod over Ken Lindsay VANCOUVER B UR World bantamweight champion Lou Salica 119 New York took a 10round nODtitle bout decision Wednesday night from Ken Lind say 121 Vancouver B C After attacking Salica throughout the match Lindsay went allout in the last round but the champions experience and a few welliijaced rights gave him the decisloh Sammy Snead Finally Wins a Major Title Madisons 10 Lead at Decatur Voided by Rain Blues at Home Nine Days on Present Trip Here THREEI LEAGUE W L Pet Sprlncfield 20 Cedar Rapids 16 Evansville Waterloo MADISON Decatur 7 741 GB 1 9 640 11 11 500 Bi 12 IS 444 8 9 16 360 10 g IS 308 11V5 RESULTS WEDNESDAY Waterloo 9 Cedar Rapids 1 Madison at Decatur post poned Evans vllle at Springfield postponed GAMES TONIGHT Evansville at Madison Springfield at Cedar Raptdi Decatur at Waterloo Badgers Buckeyes Battle for 3rd Place BJG lown Michigan WISCONSIN Ohio Slate Minnesota Illinois Purdue 10 STANDINGS Won Lost Indiana 5 Northwestern 4 Chicago 2 000 417 417 417 417 353 166 Young Purdue44 Itenunch Wis 20 JircJHtz NU 46 Hartley III 41 Bstrnnd Minn 44 Finn III jHolmnn Mich nirsch NU CweJJcr Minn Logan Ind Schneider Wis 21 7 19 ia 17 17 20 14 11 8 14 MO 343 343 341 341 340 333 333 333 At Ion last Sammy Snead of West Virginia finally wins a national golt tourney after being among the finalists many times Snead whipped Corporal Jim Turnesa of New York in the final match in the Professional Golfers Associa tion tourney at Atlantic City N J to win the cup shown and a first prize Snead who joins the Navy now is at left In both pictures above Wisconsin and Ohio State will battle it out for third place in the final Western Conference baseball standings here Friday and Satur day in a brace of contests at Camp Randall Fridays game starts at p m with Saturdays start ing at p m The Badgers and Buckeyes arc currently tied for third place each with six wins and four defeats all other teams have finished their schedules and Michigan and Iowa are set as cochampions Iowa and Michigan grabbed off most of the seasons honors Iowa leads in team batting with a 2H4 mark George Knight of Iowa is tied for tlic individual bnt ting lead with an average nC and Dick Hcin of Iowa wound up ns the leading pitcher Kaspnr Battiiiff 389 Ohio State is second in team fielding with a 954 mark and Wisconsin is third with 946 Ill inois leads with 965 Wisconsin is hitting 266 and Ohio State is batting 216 Carl Patterson of Ohio State shares the batting leading with Knight John Kasper is Wisconsins leading batter with a 389 average giving him seventh place Kasper also is tied for the lead in two base hits with three Lloyd Snitz Schneider of the Badgers shares the home run lead with two and Howard Boese of Wisconsin shares the lead in tri ples with three Lautenbach Wins Four Walter Lautenbach sophomore pitcher has won four of Wiscon sins six games zmd is batting 350 Bud Chamberlain of Michigan leads in total bases with 27 and also in runs batted in with 25 Hein of Iowa is credited with five pitching triumphs against no defeats his teammate Bob Fab cr has the most imposing strike out record with 48 in 51 innings Michigans Irv Boim has the best earned run average per game with 14 followed by Faber with 16 Official Big 10 averages follow Most Mich 20 Most Mich 20 i Mast Mich 27 Most and Holf mall Ind Kasper Wis 3 Most Radic and Welp Iowa Ffaker and Maley Ohio Boese Wis 3 Most Home and Wahl j Ind Chamberlain Mich Warner jMinn Schneider 2 Most Runs Batted Mich 25 Most Parker III Tlnd berg NU 4 Most Stolen 43 Nelson Mich 11 LEADING PITCHERS 2 or More Wins W L Pet H j Hein Tmva Cain Mich 2 i Fliman Mich 4 i Boim Mich 3 I Lohrcy Ohio 3 JLfhach Wis 4 Faber Iowa 4 Andsn Mfnil 4 1000 1000 800 750 750 667 ER SO BB 11 20 13 10 10 14 20 25 12 21 10 23 12 48 11 24 Milward Will Be Only Madison Prep Golf Entry Billy Milward Wisconsin high jwill be the only Madison repre j sentative in the state high school golf meet this weekend at Lake I Geneva Milward a finalist in the state junior golf meet a year ago jwill individual honors three boys must compete for a school to j have i chance for team honors The West team was scheduled to go but Coach Willis Jones an nounced this morning that ar rangements had been cancelled Hill lown SnvnKo Michigan ntul Scheiwp Wisconsin oneh wns credited with one win nnr nn losses R no nn 55 40 Kit B4 47 47 62 39 Town Mlch WIS Ohio Minn Illinois Purdue Ind N W Chicago LEADING AB 15 or AB Patterson Ohio 27 Knight la18 Hein la16 Robinson Mich 48 Myers PurdueIS Chhlnln Mich 4 Kasper Wis 3fl Hull 11140 TB AvnDPFAv 204 142 254 I in 266 107 216 13 265 120 237 236 121 131 232 106 232 71 182 HITTKRS more time R H TB RBI Av 033 042 965 935 941 906 900 12 13 8 9 10 1 444 5 444 1 437 12 20 25 12 41B 4671 400 8 in 27 25 7 14 17 6 389 T IB 19 4 375 Feature Sports Program in Lodi June Picnic baseball games in volving three Madison teams will feature the sports program the June picnic here Saturday and Sunday The undefeated Madison Gardner Bakery team winner of eight straight games will meet the Lodi AllStars Saturday afternoon Bowman Dairy and 3F Laundry rival Madison clubs in the Madi son section of the Home Talent League will meet in a league game Sunday afternoon Weather permitting the Madison Blues will open a nine day home stand tonight at against Evansville at Breese Stevens field Evansville is scheduled for a doubieheader here Friday night starting at and a single game on Saturday night at Decatur plays here Sun day Monday and Tuesday with Spring ield here the folloving three days Sundays schedule calls for two games the first will be played at 1 oclock in the afternoon and the second at that night Two THpies No Runs Rain Wednesday night at De catur wiped out the last game of the Blues series there Madison had a 10 lead in the third when the downpour set in Madison held a 10 lead one was out and Joe Janet was at the plate when play was halted in the third Madison had scored a run in the second when Heber Stroud walked took third on Wally Rosponds single and scor ed on Manager Walter Millies fly to Lopatko in center field Decatur had collected a tripe in each of the first and second in nings without scoring Crawford hit his in the first and was strand ed while Adams tripled in the sec ond and was out trying to stretch it into a home run Wimpy Quinn was pitching for the Blues Pfund for Decatur Three Sponsored Nights Tonights game as well as the one Saturday night and Sundays pair of contests are all sponsored The Dane County Tavern Keep ers association is acting as host tonight and has distributed free j tickets I On Saturday night the RayO j Vac and its unions are putting up 25 cents with members paying the other 25 cents for each of Sun days games the Gisholt and is unions are putting up 20 cents i with members paying the other 30 cents Madison is now in fifth place only two games out of fourth Evansville is in third place three and a half games in front of the Blues Submarine Commander Was an Outfielder GREAT LAKES 111 Lieut Commander Frank W Fenno Westminster Mass commander of the submarine which crept into Manila Bay shortly before the fall of Bataan and removed the larger part of the wealth of the Philip pines in gold and silver was an outfielder on the Atlantic fleet baseball team in 1923 One of his teammates was Chief Quartermas ter O M Mulkey who now as sists Lt Gordon Mickey Coch rane director of baseball and soft ball activities at the U 3 Naval Training Station here Chief Mul key played shortstop on the fleet squad Scalissi Rounds Out a Great Year j Scalissi Madison i sophomore who won all confer ence honors in three sports in his 1 first year of varsity competition i heads the list of nine Ripon col lege track letter winners ar I nounced by Coach Carl H Doeh i ling Scalissi was named all Midwest conference halfback in football allMidwest conference guard in basketball and won the poie vauit in both the Mid west Conference and state in vita tional championships this spring Leaders American League G AB R H Pet Gordon New York 40 7J54 22 flfl 383 Doerr Boston 17 150 in 56 373 Dickey New York 2R 100 10 36 360 Spenee Wnsh45 184 2R 65 353 FlemlnK Cleveland 46 168 28 57 330 National Leu cue Reiser Brooklyn T7 145 34 51 Owen Brooklyn 31 93 1B 31 333 Lombnrdi Boston 34 104 14 34 327 Lamanno Cin 31 101 13 33 327 I1OME HUNS Williams Rod Sox 15 York Tljjers 12 DIMnggio Yankees 10 Docrr Red Sox 8 Cnmllll g RUNS nATTED IN Wllllnms Red Sox 58 DiMajgJo Yankees 41 Doerr Red Sox 40 York Tigers 39 Mize Giants 39 RUNS BATTED IN Williams Red Sox 46 OH Giants 35 DiMapgio Red Sox 36 Reiser Dodgers 34 Vnrl 34 Heath Indians 34 HITS Senators 65 Hockett Indians 59 Gordon Yankees 59 Krcovieh Alhlelics 59 Stephens Browns 59 Eau Claire Takes Lead in Northern League By United Press Eau Claire meets Sioux Falls today to defend the lead in the Northern League after stepping up to first place by whipping the Canaries 103 Wednesday Pitcher Hod Hoeppner starred for Eau Claire scattering seven Sioux Falls hits Klcine of Wausau held Fargo Moorhead to two hits to bring his team a 61 victory Laga of Superior pitched an other good name and Superior beat Winnipeg 43 Laga gave up only four hits while his mates col lected 11 Grank Forks took n 10inning game from Duluth 76 with the aid of five Duluth errors Decatur Gets New Manager DECATUR 111 When the Decatur Commies open a nine day road trip at Waterloo la tonight Tony Kaufmann of Chicago wll be in charge of the club The 193840 Decatur manager who has been at Rochester N V since the middle of the 1940 sea son until he was recently replaced by Estel Crabtree returns to the Commies to succeed Abe White White who piloted for Mobile of the Southeastern league last season is returning south as Mo bile manager effective Friday i REMEDY FOR RELUCTANCE iBUTTE UR Treasurer George OBrien Jr has solved the problem of womens reluctance at giving their ages for their auto licenses He merely in L meaning Legal age and not an applicant to date hasnt conceded that she isnt that Pyrlaks Gray Hair Gets Him Nickname of Pop GREAT LAKES III Prema ture gray hiir has brought Yeo man Frank Pytlak fornwr Boston Red Sox catcher a new nick name Pytlak who waii born in Buffalo N Y 32 years ago is called Pop by teammates on the Great Lakes baseball squad Pytlak however is not the old est player on the team Clifford Clay of Cherryvale Kas who last season pitched for the House of David squad holds that distinc tion He is 35 years old ;