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American Loop Lead Again Knotted
Bosox Lose To
Ninth, 2 To 1
Yanks Blow 4-Run Lead,
Then Defeat Athletics;
Cardinals, Dodgers Idle
By RALPH RODEN
Associated Press Sports Writer.
"If you can't beat m, buy
That's the advice Boston fans
ar offering the Rod Sox man
agement today following Rae
Scarborough's 21 triumph for
Washington over the Sox last
night that dumped the losers Into
a first place American IcaRue tie
with the New York Yankees.
The Sox management attempt
ed to buy Scarborough from
Washington last winter, hut no
soap. Owner Clark Griffith
couldn't use one of Tom Yaw
Scarborough upset the Red Sox
American league pennant drive
last year and his victory last
right may ruin their current
The Senator righthander beat
Boston three times In 1948, in
cluding a 4-2 triumph a year ago
last night that the Sox blamed
for their eventual tie with Cleve
land and their eventual loss in
Boston entered last night's
game boasting an 11 game win
ning streak and aware that a de
feat would knock them Into a tie
with the Yanks, who had downed
the Philadelphia Athletics, 7-5, In
Scarborough's 13th victory was
not achieved until the last half
of the ninth Inning. Scarborough
had allowed only four hits and
fanned seven but a fluke double
by his opposing pitcher, Chuck
Stohbs, and Dom DiMaggio't line
single resulted In a run in the
But Stohbs, who had yielded
only our blows, blew up In the
ninth. The Senators put runners
on first and third with only one
out. Al Kozar then slashed a sin
gle to left to score Gil Cnan with
the t Icing run, Stobbs was
Relief Hurler. Fail
Kills Kinder, 23 game winner,
came In to relieve. Sam Dente,
who played brilliantly afield,
greeted Kinder with a single to
right hut Ed Robinson, who was
on second, was forced to stop at
third as Al Zarilla fielded the
Lefty Mel Parnell was rushed
In to face pinch hitter Buddy
Lewis, a lelthanded hitter. The
Senators put on the squeeze play
but Parnell delected the move
and pitched so wide to Lewla that
he couldn't reach the hall and
Robinson was an easy out at the
plate, Kozar moving to third.
Parnell followed up the break
with a wild pitch and Kozar
romped home with the winning
run on the errant heave.
The Yanks successfully worked
the squeeze play In nipping the
Athletics. The New Yorkers blew
a 40 lead, the As scoring five
runs In the seventh inning to go
out In front hut the Yanks came
right hack with three in their half
Lefty Alex Kellner walked Bil
ly Johnson with the base, loaded
to force home the Yanks' first
run in their seventh inning rallv.
Phil Rlzzuto then squeezed llarik
Bauer home with the tie-breaking
T I I J ' i "V I I I I
MEAT CRINDER it the farm Caeh Frank Purdy gives to this combination offense defense,
conditioner. Tha idea ii for the boy in th enter to ward off ai many of the would-be. block
art lined up at tha right as possible. Tha boys think it's fun, but it's also good training. Tha
idea was adapted from tha type of practica antics employed by many collage coaches. Coach
es Hod Turner and Purdy are rounding this group of youngsters into shape for thair second
game of tha season, to be played at Grants Pass Saturday night. Tha entire Papoosa travel
ing squad of 44 will sea action. (Staff photo).
U. S. Receives
New Game Birds
WASHINGTON. Sept. 29-.P)
Two new game birds from Scan
dinavia are to be Introduced to
American hunting areas, a Kish
and Wildlife service official said
They thrive In a climate sim
ilar to that nf the northern states.
They are hardy. They are good
And, said Dr. Gardiner Bump
the man who rounded them up
they are going to make very
Thev are the European black
Grouse and the Caperrallle.
The Grouse Is about what a
hunter would expect the Grouse
to be. only nigger.
And the Capercallle?
"It looks as big as a turkey
hut has a chunkier build," BumD
told a reporter.
Bump returned this week from
a four-month field study of game
species In Sweden, Finland, Nor
way, Denmark and Scotland.
He sent back from Sweden
more than 50 Grouse and Caper
callle. Some have been released
on outer island, In the Wisconsin
part of Lake Superior, and others
are on a state game farm at
"If we get several hundred
birds, we may try them out In
Maine, In Idaho, Washington and
Western Montana, and even In
Alaska," he said.
Grid Gossip In
run and Kellner followed with a
balk to push across the clincher.
Cardinals, Dodgers idle
While tension mounted In the
American league pennant race
the picture In the National re
mained unchanged due to rain In
Pittsburgh and Boston. The
league-loading St. Iyiuls Cardi
nals' game in Pittsburgh was
rained out an was the runnerup
Brooklyn Portgers' contest in
Boston. The Cants are one game
in front nf Brooklyn.
The Philadelphia Phillies yes
terdav shut out the New York
Giants. 20. and the Cleve
land Indians turned hack the Chi
cago White Sox, 4 2.
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SEATTLK. Sept. 29 .P Only
two light workouts remain be
fore the University of Washing
ton Huskies take the field Satur
day as heavy favorities to lose
to the powerful Irish or Notre
Coach Howie Odell tapered off
on the contact work yesterday,
devoting most of the workout to
individual weaknesses, chalk
talks, movies of the Washington
Minnesota clash and a detailed
study of the invaders' most con
sistent offense and defense for
mations. The 36 -man Notre
Dame traveling squad Includes
only the first three teams so the
Huskies will definitely be faring
some of the nations gridiron
elite throughout the entire SO
MOSCOW, Idaho, Sept. 29-4.P)
A Jtiman Idaho football squad
headed toward Austin, Tex., to
dayexpecting to lose but deter
mined to score against the Un
iversity of Texas Saturday.
The Longhorns haven't had
their goal line crossed this sea
son, scoring 97 points against
two opponents without giving up
BERKELEY. Calif., Sept. 29
(.Vi The University of Califor
nia Bears were quoted at even
money today to win Saturday's
football contest at Portland with
Oregon State by 14 points.
Left half Frank Brunk was ex-
f peeled to make the trip to Poi,.
and with the souad but was still
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LOS ANGELES. Sent. 29-fPl
Newcomer Johnny Fouch will
get the call for the starting left
halfback position for the Univer
sity of Southern California when
the Trntans line up against Wash
ington Slate here Saturday.
Jay Roundy. who scored two
touchdowns against Navy Satur
day, will go in at right half,
coach Jeff Cravalh decided.
Ait Battle, erstwhile
regular who missed the Navv
game due to Injuries, Is hack In
condition and will see action.
PULLMAN. Sept. 29- (.PI
Washington State College grid-
riers performed behind closed
gales yesterday as coacn mil
Sarboe uncovered some new
plays to throw at the University
of Southern California Saturday.
The Cougars bore down In a
heavy scrimmage session to top
off the day's drill.
VIT.FMF Oie Sont Tl
The same first string that walt
zed to victory over the Univer
sity of Idaho will open for Ore
gon Friday night against the Un
iversity of California at Los An
geles. Coach Jim Aiken said last
night he would start his no. 1
haokficld quarterback E-ti 1
fCffilla huirKafka VL'nnHlAv I Au-it
and George Bell, and fullback
I.OS ANGELES. Sept. 29-t.Tt
Oregon's impressive Wehfoots
ate favored to defeat the Bruins
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Two long scrimmage sessions
topped this week's Roseburg high
school varsity activity on the
Finlay field practice grounds,
with Coach Cece Sherwood send
ing his Indian charges against
the Warrior Junior varsity squad,
representing Myrtle Point.
Pass offense and defense was
stressed both days, an indication
that Sherwood expects the Myrtle
Point team to take to the tic
when they meet Roseburg there
Sherwood said there still was
no starting first siring for tliii
third encounter of the season.
He said every position was "wide
open" and he Is slill Juggling
players around in an attempt to
una tne nest comnination.
Quarterback Mickey Coen turn
ed in a sparkling performance
during the Wednesday night pas
sing scrimmage. Coen, a half
hack last year. Is playing h's
first season in the quarterback
slot and his Improved style of
play has caught coaches' eyes.
Fears that the Indian harkfield
may be weakened for the Myrtle
Point game were expressed by
Sherwood today with a report
that Frank Weber, regular start
ing fullback, may not be able to
make the trip because of an in
jured back. Sherwood said Web
er's most likely replacement will
be Barry Kenny, transfer from
Glendale who has been swltche I
from an end position. Coen will
likely fill the fullback spot on
defense, Sherwood said.
Bucky Walters Dropped
As Cincinnati Manager
CINCINNATI, Sept. 29-fP)
Bucky Walters was released as
manager of the Cincinnati Reds
today. Warren Giles, General
Manager, said no successor has
been chosen to succeed him.
Walters, for many years a star
pitcher for the Cincinnati club.
became manager on Aug. 6. 1948.
Giles said Walters will be re
tained in the Cincinnati organ
ization, but he did not disclose
what kind of work he will do.
BOY'S PLEA WINS
He'll See Grid
Tilt Of Huskies
And Notre Dame
SEATTLE, Sept. 29. IV
The luck o' the Irish held Wed
nesday for Patrick Murphy.
The Seattle 10-year-old is going
to see Notre Dame play Washing
ton Saturday after all and as
the special guest of Irish Coach
A few days ago there didn't
seem a ghost of a chance of Pat
seeing the big grid game. It has
been a sellout for weeks. And
who was Patrick Murphy that he
should have hopes of any "pull"
with the folks who count when
a fellow needs a ticket?
As one Irishman to another,
Pat 'wrote to Coach Leahy de
scribing himself and adding:
"As I want very much to see
this game, I wonder If you could
"Maybe I could be a mascot or
an office boy or do something for
your team while you are here, in
order to get to the game.
"If this is impossible, I would
like to meet you anyway and also j
tne players, or mayne you could
even find time to visit our school.
"Hoping for an Irish victory,
"very truly yours,
"Patrick Carr Murphy."
He proudly showed his St.
Joseph's school classmates Wed
nesday a one-paragraph letter to
Mr. Patrick Murphy, which said:
"Your recent letter pleased me
immensely. It was most enjoyable
hearing from you. Kindly call on
us at the Olympic hotel in Seattle
and we will see that you witness
PITTSBURGH. Sept. 29 (JO
Manager Eddie Dyer declared to
day that his St. Louis Cardinals
had overcome their bad case of
Jitters. And predicted they would
go on to win the National league
Billy Meyer, whose Pittsburgh
Pirates have done more than any
other team to prevent the pen
nant from flying in St. Louis,
thinks today's final clash bet
ween the Pirates and Cardinals
will decide the race.
"If the Cards can beat Dick
son (Pittsburgh pitcher Murray
Dickson) today," Meyer said,"
They're In. If they don't, then
Brooklyn most likely will over
take them "
Meyer, whose Bucs have beat
en the Cards 11 times in 21 en
gagements this season, express
ed surprise over the nervousness
of the Redbirds in Tuesday
night's game which Pittsburgh
"They (the Cards) .played as
if they were stagestruck," he
said. "We didn't win that game.
The Cards threw it away. I
wouldn't have believed that such
veterans like Marty Marlon and
Red Schoendienst would be as
nervous as they looked against
, 6 The News-Review, Roseburg, Ore Thurt., Sept. 29,194
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of UCLA here, tomorrow night,
hut staunch supporters of Coach
Red Sanders' surprising locals
refuse to concede victory.
You can now get boats and
motori at Burton Farm, 3
miles below Scottsburg on
the Umpqua River Highway.
Reports from Canyonville indi
cate that the Lions Club amateur
boxing bouts held there last week
proved a great success, both fi r
the spectators and the sponsoring
Lions, who hope to buy an Emer
son resuscitator life-saver with
proceeds of the bouts.
Topped by a four-round exhi
bition by Roseburg's Babe
"Hardrock" Gordon and Kenny
Kass, the card also listed two
other bouts, in addition to two
wrestling bouts and a fleawelght
Cordon and Kaas gave a
worthy preview of their sched
uled bouts in Portland. Oct. t.
Gordon ia slated (or the main
event against Baby Dutch Cul
bertson and Kaaa will appear in
Other bouts on the Canyonville
card included Bill Cox Jr. s.
Gerald Pizzuto, featherweights,
and Dick Cloud vs. Jim Covey,
middleweights. Thatcher and
Wheeler wrestled in the first boi t
and Thatcher took on MacDon
aid in the second. All bouts were
refereed by Ronald Krasky, Can
The crowd roared Its delight at
the two rounds of free-for-all
"boxing," when four fleaweights
entered the ring blindfolded and
armed with pillows.
Canyonville Lions club spokes
men said the organization was in
solid support of the amateur box
ing exhibitions as a means of
raising the purchase price for
the life-saving equipment.-When
purchase, the resuscitator will be
made available to the entire community.
Polio Hits Yolo Gridder,
Canceling Columbia Game
NEWHAVEN. Conn.. Sept. 29
(. Doctors kept the Yale foot
ball squad under close scrutiny
today because one player has
developed infantile paralysis.
The Fordham game, scheduled
for Saturday In the Yale Bown,
has been cancelled.
Whether other games on the
varsity schedule, particularly
that against Columbia in New
York a week from Saturday,
would be called off remained un
certain. No restrictions were placed on
general student activities.
The stricken player, Richard
D. Liechty, a 22-year-old back
from Lake Geneva, Wis., Is one
of three Yale seniors to be
afflicted by polio in recent days.
The university described a 1 1
three cases as "mild."
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 29 (.P)
- Schoolboy Rowe, veteran right
handed pitcher, today was given
his unconditional release by the
Rowe Joined the Phils in 1943
after starring with the Detroit
Tigers and serving part of one
season with the Brooklyn Dod
gers. He spent 1944 and 1945 in
the navy and returned to the
Phils the following year.
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