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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 18, 1940)
Will Be Hoisted
A t Friday Opener
By JEAN SPEAROW
The championship pennant will fly in Eugene three days after
the national cymbals and drums announce the opening of America’s
national pastime, when Oregon and Oregon State meet at Howe field
next Friday to show the fans what the northern division has in store
Players from both sides will have difficulty keeping their minds
on their positions as they strive for prizes to be given to players
Will Tax Ducks
With the Oregon State relays
coming up Saturday afternoon at
Hayward field, Coach Bill Hay
ward is having a difficult time
finding men to complete the eight
Lack of reserve strength will
weaken the Oregon chances
against the strong Beaver squad.
All track men were given a
strenuous workout yesterday af
ternoon, and by the time the re
lays begin this weekend, Hayward
will have a team of unknown po
tentialities to throw in against
the Orange runners.
Men sure to see action are Bob
Deiz, Jim Buck, and Dutch
Schultz in the sprints and Kirr.i
and Ed Storli, Les Clever, Merle
Hanscom, and Ed Reiner in the
middle distances. Bob Mitchell,
Rea Kleinfeldt, and Verlyn Wolfe
are due to compete in the distance
In the hurdles will be Ray
Dickson, Kernal Buhler, Buck,
and Martin Luther. Weight men
include Bill Regner, Frank Em
mons, Elmer Olson, and Dick
Horne. High jump competition
will be taken care of by Jim Har
ries, Harve McKee, Ehle Rebel’,
Ray Dickson, or Rod Hansen.
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who make the lirst base hit, the
first double, the first triple, the
first home run, the first base on
balls, the first strike out, the
first infield put out, the first as
sist, the first double play, the
first run scored, the first run
driven in, the first stolen base,
the first error, the winning pitch
er, and the winning coach.
A committee appointed by Joe
Gurley, head of the opening day
committee, consisting of Erling
Jacobsen, Frank Emmons, and
Hank Nilson and representing
the Order of the “O” has been
contacting the downtown business
and has lined up awards which
are calculated to sharpen the
competition and add humor to
Fine for Error
Chief of Police Harry M. Niles
of Portland offered 10 days in
jail as an inducement for the
Portland opener who made the
It is rumored that a dead fish
will convey the sentiments of the
crowd at the Eugene contest to
the unfortunate lad who makes
the first error.
Proclamations may be "passe”
but Mayor Elisha Large sees no
reason why Eugene should not
celebrate April 19 as Baseball
day. The mayor expressed his
wish to cooperate with the news
papers in building publicity for
the occasion and sent Bruce
Hamby "Best wishes for a suc
cessful season for the Oregon
To Duckling Nine
Howard "Hooks” Robertson,
hard-hitting freshman catcher
was back in the Duckling lineup
yesterday, after John Warren had
kept him on the sideline because
of doubt of his eligibility.
Robertson, former Eugene high
star, was kept out of last week
end’s three Portland games and
the encounter against his former
teammates played Monday.
Warren put Dean Rankin,
southpaw curveballer, on the
mound against the varsity in a
practice game yesterday.
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Phi Delts Triumph;
Sigma Chis, Zetas,
By LEE ILATBERG
The “A” teams of the Phi Delts
and Sigma Chi, and the “B”
teams of Zeta hall and ATOs
posted wins in volleyball yester
The Phi Delts entered the win
column for the third time with a
rousing straight game over the
Kappa Sigs. The Phi Delts jumped
to an early lead in the first game,
and behind the accurate kill shots
of Don Galbreaith, Slim Winter
mute, and Ray Dickson, easily de
feated a determined but much
outclassed Kappa Sig team.
Bjork Leads Sigma Chis
The Campbell Co-op-Zeta hall
feud turned out to be a marathon
with Zeta hall finally winning
out, 13 to 15, 15 to 5, 11 to 8.
Led by the smooth playing of
Johnny Bjork, the Sigma Chi
team had little trouble in drop
ping the Kirkwood boys, 15 to 6,
15 to 0. In the second game the
Sigma Chi boys started serving
and weren't stopped till they ran
the game out.
The “B” team of the ATO beat
the Pi Kaps, 15 to 8, 15 to 11.
Today’s games (all “A”)
4:00—Delta Upsilon vs. Omega
ATO vs. Delta Tau Delta
4:40—Yeomen vs. Sigma Nil
Alpha hall vs. Theta Chi
Oregon's tennis team walked
off with everything except the
tennis net and one singles match
when it met Willamette univer
sity at Salem yesterday.
In straight sets, Leonard Clark,
Les Werschkul, Bob Potwin, and
Bob Horning breezed through
the singles slate to insure a Duck
victory after Larry Key lost the
first match in a desperately
fought battle with Willamette’s
The doubles teams of Clark and
Werschkul and Key and Jack
McCliment took both doubles
Russ Cutler, Oregon coach,
capped the day’s performance by
beating Willamette's coach, 6-0,
DePaul university’s placement
bureau reports 40 per cent more
placements than in 1939.
Sigma Nus, Hallmen
Post Softball Wins
By BEN BALLIF
Twilight intramural ball went through it second evening of play
with three more teams remaining in the undefeated column.
Coming back in the first of the fifth the Sigma Nus drove across
three runs to pull out with a close 9 to 6 win aver Sigma hall.
Big gun for the Sigma Nus was Harry Cloninger with two doubles
and a single in three trips. Linn Richardson connected with two for
three for Sigma hall.
Sigma Nu—England and Clon
inger; Sigma hall—Browning and
Omega Hall Takes Fijis
Behind the one-hit pitching of
Bob Normoyle, the Omega hall
team held the Fijis well in hand
and came out with a 3 to 0 win.
Batteries: Omega hall—Nor
moyle and Boise; Fijis—Berghan
Gamma Hall Win
Blasting out nine hits off of
the offerings of Phi Sigs Estley
Schick, the Gamma hall ball club
capitalized on timely hitting to
score their first win in league
Batteries: Gamma hall.— R.
Wilson and Loffler; Phi Sigs—
Schick and Weills.
ADPi's, Kappas Win
Coed Softball Tilts
ADPis, in five innings, won
over the Pi Phis, 21 to 4, yester
day afternoon. The big inning for
the ADPis was the first, in which
they piled up 16 of their 21 points.
At the same time, a somewhat
similar thing was taking place at
the other end of Gerlinger field.
The Kappas were taking the Al
pha Phis in a hard fought but
one-sided game. At the finish
Kappas led, 17 to 6.
The Gamma Phi vs. Co-op soft
ball game, scheduled for 5 o’clock
yesterday afternoon at Gerlinger
fieid, was forfeited to the Co-op.
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