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Oakland Tribune (Newspaper) - April 24, 1939, Oakland, California
A. Cohn ing Tower by Art Cohn sports editor rain bub uak5, Duck series even it rilly happened at tanforan last the race had turned into a Rodeo. And the Jock on the ultimate Winner did everything but rope and Hogtie the rest of the Field cutting in to foul one Hoss right in front of a Steward. Two of the three stewards patrolling other sectors of the track made notes to disqualify the first place Hoss. But the one standing right where the foul was no. -.and, because of his position overruled the other two. If the real reason Hen heh Why the third Steward gave the Rodeo rider a clean Bill 01 Neairn was that Fie had a ticket on the Winner. It happened at Berkeley saturday Stanley Sadaj of California coming Back after a Tough mile roared Home to win the two mile and set a new big meet record. It was a great race. Sadaj received a few cheers. Nearly a minute later Al Soldate of Stanford finished the race a ovation much louder than the one Given Sataj. Why is it that the fellow who finishes last always gets a bigger cheer than the one who wins sportsmanship y say i m Effing. It never happens in the sport of Kings. Certainly a Mutual ticket would t make that much difference or would it my dear sportsmen or. Casey Rourke of the Berkeley Rourke recently wrote my some thing must be done dept demanding that our Oaks switch Home dug outs from the first to the third base line so that they would be closer j to the mob m the left Fie d bleachers. I re w to j if or cases wants the a Oaks to Vear themselves out by occupying the third base dugout. That s ail Nasht but. Stop to think of where Are the at least 93 Pei cent of the time when the opposing Chuck cars get through with pm sme they re almost to first base Eigo also warum and ersatz tres Roufs some mighty fancy language to throw at a Rourke let alone a Cohn. Cohns still fighting Roper Little can he p. Fiano claims of a fellow who gets Kafoed in the first i would t say that. Jack Roper s apologists including p. France had no Little difficulty confining their daily reports on j. Roper to two columns before the Joe Louis mismatch. Yes quite a bit was said of a fellow was Kafoed in the first round and i am not it ferry to his dash a week ago. No i mean these milestones in his Caiwei Neuman knocks out Jack Roper in the first round. Braddock knocks out Jack Roper in the first round. Jack Fox knocks out Jack Roper in the first round. Now the heavy Champion of the world has the satisfaction of knowing least in Jack Roper s is As Good As Ray Neuman Jim Braddock and Tiger Jack Fox. Their ii irony in the Cali nation that los Angeles suckers bounced for the in Pilege of witnessing what Oakland fight fans saw for at least less indeed Oakland saw a rope that was five years younger. Meeting not the weight Champion but just another Jolley leads Oak hitlers with .444 Vergez troupe plays exhibition tonight meets Seattle tuesday by Lee Dunbar Seattle Wash april time baseball men say if a club can win half its games on the Road when playing in its own Back Yard. If that is True the Oaks arrived in this bustling City today As Poten tial coast league Flag contenders. Making their first extended stay away from Home at Portland last week the Oaks got a 50-50 standoff three and losing the same Date Knic Tribune vol. Oakland California monday april 24, 1939 d no. 114 wont somebody Tell the Batter who has the Ball they drooped the first game of yesterday s double header to port land by a 4 to 2 count and were rained out of the second contest at the end of the first inning the Oaks being ahead 1 to 0. When water descended in sheets and caused the cancellation. Tonight the Oaks make a trip across puget sound to Bremerton for an arc Light contest with the town team. Use three hurlers manager Johnny Vergez expects to use at least three pitchers against Bremerton. Hiram Bithorn. The big kid from Porto Rico who joined the club in Portland saturday will get his baptism against the Navy Yard outfit. Los Tietje is expected to work three frames and Bill priest the same. The regular first string play ers will take part As Vergez figures fans Are entitled to a run for their Money in exhibition games. Jack Fallon the Long geared lad from Newark pitched his Best game of the season for the Oaks in going Down to defeat yesterday in port land. He was t As wild As usual although he wound up with a wild Streak that gave the beavers an in. And the Tiger Jack finished Roper in the first round beating Lou s Lime by a full minute thais i new. Lake i in r aph Ristic remark _ _ _ that Little can be said of a fellow who gets Kafoed in the urst round i earned unnecessary run in the Foi a gent who has been getting Kafoed in the first round fifteen inning. But in general he had better control than in his past. Thomas in form it Fallon s misfortune to go hew much longer inquires a customer who signs himself is up against Bill Thomas when the California going to play sucker for the fight big curve Bailer was having a Good just As Long As there Are suckers. Brother who will pay Day Jears Jack Roper has done All right. And so has his scrapbook. Suckers As Long As we want to be the Oaks got Only five hits Nice niacin. Just As As Cah Foiw has athletic commissions afraid to reject mismatches. Just As Long As the big names of the East Are welcomed within our boundaries Only so they can Bop Over tankers divers. Just As Long As every name fighter is off Thomas and were not entitled to any More than the two runs they s cored. It was the Only poor exhibition of hitting the club put on Dur allowed to appear Only m whether or not they Are called j the Portland series. I the Oaks led off in the scoring 3n promoter Are at the mercy of managers because the managers know the first inning when Al Browne they can get away with murder in this state that is Why there have been so Many Hemy Armstrong Al Citrino Gunnar Barlund Jim Mcvey Cef Enno Garcia Dick Foster and buddy Baer big boy Brackey farces. Commission inspectors make no pretence of inspecting fighters rec ords especially those records like Roper s that Are conveniently kept out of All record books. Whats the answer it s up to the commission to protect the Public from mismatches and in Dolny of. A of tact the promoters against them a a rfcs. Laj the Lav. And let in Griir s record of 19 consecutive wins. Portland again tied the count in the fourth Harry Rosenberg open ing Wilh a double to renter and go ing to third after Jeffries had lofted to Jolley deep in Field. He scored on a sacrifice f y to left Field by Eddie Fernandas. And when he describes an Outfield Fly dropping into the Glove of j Portland forged ahead in fifth Smead Jolley As Dainty As a Mother Pigeon settling Down Over her Little Eddie Wilson opening with a baby i can forget it. Going to second o but when he dedicates an inning to Al Cohn he s going too far. Wilburn s sacrifice. Bill Sweeney ant at cant non int Penna Iipp it either poked a hot one to Center to score Ana Art Tamoro in i Gonna ixe a. Wilson feat of the season if i see one More sob Story sympathizing with phony Tony Galento in the eighth Fallon hit his first Fay Thomas pitched in his coming mismatch with Joe Louis i will be tempted to scream but i pronounced Streak of wildness and m the the Angels having tied the inc Ord of successive victories run up by Seattle in 1903. Took a sound trouncing from Dicko saturday the record if the Angels had won. In the sunday double header winding up the series the Angels a8ain in the first Sanie 5-4, but by took the second 12-2. The padres loud. Here s a Freak a contender built of newspaper clippings who will probably get close to s100.coo to take a Licking. Presented the beavers with a free run. He a walked Frankie Hawkins to Start the round and the third the opener. In which Rookie medallist Bud Defeated in first round Mot Palacio defending Champion in. Amateur tourney enters Quarter final play by Bob Blake Goorge Bud Ehmann will sit on the sidelines next week end and watch the rest of the Field go by in the Northern California Amateur Golf championship at Claremont. Ehmann the medallist in the tournament with a 66, suffered the usual Fate and was eliminated in the first round of match play yesterday by Bill Higgins. Higgins m turn was bounced out of the tournament in the afternoon round by mat Palacio defending Champion who won both his matches in the two rounds of play. Ehmann was Defeated one up by Higgins who lost 3 and. 2 to the Champion in the afternoon. Ask your doctor lawyer or dentist if he weeps Over every maudlin Sacker moved up a notch on Rosen Story about phony or whether he remembers the Long years of struggle in College. And How he starved for awhile and worked hard for Twenty More years to ear if he can collect his Bills. And you want him to feel sorry for a fat bum who will make j 100 g s for standing on his feet two minutes and lying on his Back ten seconds the current investigation of boxing and hassling in California lacks Berg s sacrifice. On Jeffries infield out Hawkins went to third and scored on a wild pitch. Jolley tops hitters a compilation of the Oakland batting averages for the week show that Jolley led the dub with 12 hits in 27 times at Bat for the very Lou Stringer s Homer led a los an Geles batting attack. The Angels took the series five games to two. Sacramento establishing itself on the comeback Trail after losing its first 10 games this season its second straight series when the solons split sunday s double header with the san Francisco seals. Smith pitched the senators to a 5-4 win m the first game. Although they the five it was a sad Day for the top notch boys figured to stay in the run ring for Ile title play next week end. Millon k. Ross one of the top qualifiers Xmas Defeated by Tommy Dwyer 5 and 4. Aldo Galletti. Who turned in a Fine qualifying round saturday fell before Jimmy Wil Bert one up. Finest Golf of the Day was turned in by Malcolm Mcnaughton san Francisco Stock broker and one Lime t _ not until this Mornine did i us m Umes Al Dat Lor lne very games to two the seals took extra j Stanford golfer. Malcolm toured the something Ive known it for Days but not until this morning did i a g q in win the second nine holes in a live under Par realize what was the missing ins. Next n lne was Marv q n the t Jmc he 29 1o defeat Stuart a Catly. 5 and 4. Now i got it no probe really official i who hot q Doumen had beaten Tony Freitas his score included four in and its my sad duty to report that Doc Kearns w 11 be unable to Trees to a past seasons and so far the first six holes attend. It seems he s embroiled in one of his own in Michigan. Yes docs went m pay we i year Powell gave the so in the grease again. I five of the six games in Center Field. Only four hits. Although he a been barred rom promoting or matchmaking in a wag Hollywood and Seattle went Detroit. Kearns has signed Bob pastor to meet Roscoe Toles there next pm Mlac Christoff who scoring spree the stars taking month. John Hettche. Chairman of the Michigan commission Kearns will never be granted a License to operate in this state As Long b7t a inured anew As i have anything to do with the sport the Bench after the Kearns. The Cutie. Came Back with there s nothing in the boxing Law of Michigan that Calls for match Yhun on a the in 1he afternoon round Mcnaugh ton shot a 32 first nine but it was Good enough to defeat Jimmy Wil Bert. 3 and 2. Let p a cd Only in the opening game opener. 13-3. And losing the second. J finest shot of the Day was turned says thai hit three for of a average. I n-3. The stars pounded three be in by Palacio on the 301-Yard 14th, makers to be licensed so i m a and i say it s news when there s no Law on the books for Doc Kearns to break. Or. Harry Martin faces state probe on boxing wrestling Sacramento april the Sacramento county Legisla assemblyman Chester f. Gannon Tor said that or. Martin the of Sacramento county chairman of oldest member of the commission the special legislative committee in Point of service will be quizzed investigating charges of Irregulan-1 on reports that the group has Sanc an injured ankle kept him on attle pitchers for 26 hits in the opener while Chapman was limiting j the Rainier to fix. I the Rainier then turned around j and pasted four Hollywood pitchers j for 10 safeties including a Homer by Portland ties in the conduct of California toned boxing and wrestling announced j failed mismatches in boxing and to take action on fixed today that a subpoena has been is sued for the appearance Here wednesday of or. Harry Martin vet eran member of the state athletic commission. Fights. Assert ions that or. Martin has a monopoly on the physical examinations of both boxing and wrestling contestants also will be probed first game Oakland i Abrha 4111 4 i 2 4 i 4005 2 30015 3111 4 0 211 0 4012 4 0 40030 hwks.3b 3 1 abreu.3b 3000 3 3 0 110 4 20120 continued Page 10, col. 3 Schoolboy Blanks tribe Paul Dean fails in comeback before cubs. Track meet next for bears tribe squad Points for dual Competition Attilli i v by Bill Tobitt the alexandrian Complex has tied Down around the ears of California track and Field a Rev to add to that which fell their Way saturday. That 74% to 56% Victory Over Stanford at Berkeley whet boys appetites for More. But it seems that their horizon is limited. About the Only thing left for the boys to cop is the Pacific coast championship at Seattle May with Dean Cromwell s Tro Jans cluttering to the joint there Goetna i item much nope a team title in that. Of the Fresno relay May California never has been particularly thrilled Vith this event insofar As a mass entry list is concerned. Nope it looks As if the bears will have to be satisfied with what they have lumping their entire season into that one satisfying Victory saturday. For it was satisfying. The Way Cecil Cole rambled in the mile to a meet record the come through of Louis Smith in the High jump and Broad jump of Harry penning and Don Pooley in the hurdles of Dick Peter and Frank Cleary by taking one two in the half and of Bob Frick for a third in the Century contributed largely to coach Brutus Hamilton s state ment i m proud of those the big meet s status As a top notch event is recognized on the Pacific coast but More particularly hereabouts where we like to think that the Winner annually becomes the Runci up Champion among dual meet titans. The top dog of course is the Trojan. And speaking of him there s a Date with Stanford scheduled at Palo Alto May 6 wherein the Crom Well conquistadors Hope to do even better against the indians than they did against the bears a couple of weeks ago. Tribe must improve Stanford will have to improve a lot to Cope with the. Lads Wita any degree of Success. Whether Sid Hayes can recover from his leg muscle injury in sufficient time to Lead the hurdles is a facing Dink Templeton. Yet saturday s defeat was t con fined to a Complete blackout for the boys from the farm. There was the showing by Paul Moore in the half when he finished third behind California s Peter. Although Moore could t have covered the double Lap in less than that is considerable improvement Over the running of a week previous. He apparently is recovering nicely from the set Back he received Early in the season. There was Mushy Gir j Ard s Fine performance in the mile by Judson Bailey associated fress sports hold that Tiger boys. Schoolboy when he ran second to California s bark 1o slav. I his four hit shutout of the Cleve land indians yesterday As Noble a comeback bid As spoil has seen in Many a year. Did t cause the new York Yankees to lose sleep dog racing Bill tabled by Assembly Sacramento april the Assembly Public morals com Mittee today tabled a controversial Bill to legalize parimutuel betting j on dog racing. The decision was announced after the committee went into executive session following a sensational Public hearing this last night hut it certainly raised the. Cole. He probably clicked off the Uii Iante in and than he s Ever run before. Of course he stands Little or no Chance against Troy s Luigi Zarn Crini despite the letter s comparatively slow yesterday in the three Way party involving olympic club and Detroit tigers into consideration for a spot bolter than their fourth place of last year. The big Texas right hander who pitched Detroit to an american league Pennant in 1934 and helped less spectacularly in their 1935 re peat showed no Trace of an Arm rest this week and even though Bill Braheny threw the javelin farther than Ever before when he won saturday at 211.8, he can t come within Echo distance of the Trojan s Bob peo Ples. Perhaps Bill Wohle and Stan Andersen the shot putters might do ailment in his first appearance this something to Cut Down. S season. Superiority and maybe Pete Zagar morning. New swim record Copenhagen april Hild hic Ger danish swimming Star claimed her 32nd world record to j he struck out four and walked Only one Man. The hits he yielded were three scattered singles and a double the Effort fulfilled Detroit s fondest dreams. Rowe s Arm went dead in Spring of 1937. And after he worked in ten games with no Success he re tired from baseball and pathetically travelled up and Down the country ferreting out any doctor Bone set Ter rubber or what not anyone Ever had heard of. He failed to come Back last Spring in four games with the tigers had a moderately Good year with i will get in with his discus. Tribe signs sew Eli to plug injury Gap Cleveland april Cleveland indians today signed Luke sew Eli. Veteran Catcher to plug a Gap caused by an injury to Rollie Hemsley. Sew Eli 38 years old worked out with the team before yesterday s game with Detroit. He was with the indians from 1921 to 1932 and i then went to Washington. He played Day after having done the 220-Yard Tow h Tooks he the i with inc ague. 1sow no lurks me me Ninf in free style in 2 minutes 226 seconds at a local meet. The previous Mark of was set in 1934 by Willi Van Den Ouden of the Netherlands. Hero of old. Incidentally he contributed a triple and a single to continued Page 10, col. 7 a rho a in the second game. Box scores of Page 23 30004 230 021 1100 1215 10050 30000 totals 29 4 92712 10100000 11200010 01011001 coast standings totals 30 2 5 24 11 Oakland hits for and hits 01313100 9 los Angeles error Vergez. Runs respond Seattle Pacific coast league team Sills for Thomas 2, Fallon 4. Struck Oyt by Thomas 4. Fallon 1. Bases on balls of Hollywood seals Thomas 2, Fallon 3. Home run Jeffries. Oakland of Tbs r w. 20 13 12 ii Henry Demore comments Poms to Brooklyn last fall. Brook Lyn gave him his unconditional re lease last week. Doctors said that Hemsley would be out of the game major standings copyright 1939, by the United press new York april Kentucky Derby Winter Book is aptly named bet on horses in it and you la be left out in the cold without even your shirt to keep there were 115 nominations for this year s mint Julep classic and every one of them got a play from the citizens despite the fact that some Hundred of them could t go a two base hits Browne Vergez Rosen Berg Conroy. Sacrifices Ternandez j bum. Thomas. Rosenberg. Runs batted in Vergez. Jeffries Jolley Fernandes. Sweeney. Double plays verges to Luby to Gibson Wilburn to Sweeney. Wild pitch Fallon. Time in. 44m. Umpires fanning and fails. Miller wins nod pet. .833 .542 .500 .453 .429 .417 .409 .391 surprised if investigated the the 3 9% 10 10 Sacramento 10 san Diego 9 Portland 9 behind Leader. Yesterday s results Sacramento 5-1. Seals 4-7. Portland 4, Oakland 2 second game rained san Diazo 5-2, Ixos Angeles 4-12. Hollywood 18-3, Seattle 3-10. Notified As to whether the subpoena Gannon stated he also plans to has been served on Msrtin and de question the commissioner on Cir tired serv cd is essential for the cum ances surrounding the re reopening of the probe this week. Martin is the Only witness before the committee at its beat cession. Ported Sale of fight passes by a parking olympic Geles. Lot attendant near auditorium in los the an Caracas Venezuela april Sacramento 5, seals 2. Miller former Feather i l. Weight Champion of Cincinnati j Hollywood 4, Seattle 3. Scored a 10-round Victory Over in games this Rique Chaffardet of Venezuela Here sunday afternoon. Mujer at 123, spotted three pounds j i san at Seils. Oakland at Seattle. Sacramento at los Angeles. Hollywood h i i would t be Dies committee Winter books sometime because they do More to keep the citizens in the red than anything i can think of. When you invest on a horse in the Winter books and get a receipt for your Cash it is Good for but one Case of illness or Accident it identifies you As a True sucker and entitled to free care by the sons and daughters of i have been taken 115 nominations hundreds of thousands of Dol Lars Are wagered in the Winter books Between the time the entries Are announced and the horses go to the Post in Louisville in Early May. Of an outboard motor and won t be within hitch hiking distance of Churchill Downs at Post time. But there won t be any Money refunded to those players who fancied the non starters. When you play a horse in the Winter books you be got him for keeps. No matter if he Breaks a leg throws a fetlock loses a Wither or Plain Rolls Over and Dies the bet stands. Not for favourites i d like to know Ana Nave an the Money lost in the Winter books on the Kentucky Derby. It must be a stupendous sum. Look Back year of the first Derby Down through last year Only 29 favourites have come in first. Not 20 Winter Book favourites mind you but 29 Post time favourites. Fewer than 10 through the records of the 64 run breeders that they could t rings and you will find that it in t on top. Of All the Uncertain things and 1 Don t forget the bouncing Roulette Ball the galloping Dice or red headed gals when i say this the most Uncertain is a race horse. I wonder How Many horse players know that 60 of every 100 thoroughbreds sent to the races die Maidens without Ever having won a single race. Bradley won bets colonel de Bradley Winner of four derbies and one of the keen est of horse Flash students has made a lot of Money betting owners and name National league team Cincinnati Chicago Boston new York St. Louis Philadelphia Pittsburgh w. 2 2 3 3 2 2 1 l. 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 .867 .8do .600 .500 .300 .250 i behind Leader. Yesterday s be salts new York 4, Boston 2. Philadelphia to Brooklyn t in Cincinnati 7, Pittsburgh Chicago 6, St. S. American new York Cleveland Detroit Boston w. 3 2 3 2 a race for favourites. From 1875, the j continued ii t Louis j Washington 1 Chicano behind Leader hew York 7. Chicago 17. I
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