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About Oregon daily emerald. (Eugene, Or.) 1920-2012 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1943)
They weren’t rated too high in the pre-season calculations,
those Oregon State Beavers. But today they have carefully
carved out an almost unblemished record of five wins and one
loss in the 1943 Northern Division baseball scramble. Besides
handing a neat reversal to our own horsehiders, the Corvallis
kids have placed the skids under Idaho twice and have handed
the Washington State Cougars a pair of lacings. Despite the
feet that the University of Washington Huskies temporarily
®cupy the driver’s seat in the race, (thanks to a 3-0 season
record) the basefall-farmer boys probably hold down a more
advantageous position at this writing.
Our own Ducks currently engaged in a double-potion of
baseball medicine dished up the visiting warriors from Pull
man way. were faced with the task of biffing these winless WSC
lads on both occasions to stay in the flag chasing race.
Even at this early vantage point, it would appear that the
ND battle-royal will be strictly a three-team affair, the afore
mentioned Beavers, the league-leading Huskies and our own
Ducks. Statistics show that the Hobsonmen have committed,
prior to yesterday, 15 bobbles, two over their total for last
year’s entire season.
The club is not hitting at its full capacities. Although olive
skinned John Bubalo is romping away with the league batting
honors, his green-and-gold diamond mates are not matching
his efforts as a whole. The pitching has been good. It will take
a combination of competent chucking plus a steady tattoo of
^Lsehits to produce another championship for Oregon this
There has been so much political propaganda flying around
campus lately that the sports world has almost been eclipsed.
“We demand recognition!" cry the Coalitionists.
“The biggest outrage since Pearl Harbor!" maintain Greek
bloc representatives. But the campus athletes, many of them,
continue with their sports activities, little heeding the varied
assortment of brickbats cascading around them. Most of the
athletes realize it is their last term in school, and consequently
they care little for the political hash that is being served up
aplenty lately. In some-instances, however, they are directly
affected by impending results. Some have criticized the situa
“We’ll be gone next fall. Can't the women wait?”
“I'd rather not vote at all than vote in this election!”
“Politics? Phooey! Let’s go to the ball game!”
So much for the word-slinging issue that has grabbed
^off the attention of the student body paraders.
Portland Beavers lived up to the kind words sprayed about
them previously by publicity dispensers, by clipping the defend
ing Coast League champs, the Sacramento Senators in the
first two games of their current series. After reclining in the
barren bottom division cellar of the Pacific loop last year, the
Rose City mittmen are blossoming forth with new resolutions
and grim determination. Or so it would appear at this early
Stanford University has produced some great track and
held squads in the past ten years, but certainly the Farm has
not turned out anything outstanding in the past three years.
The siuation might be summed up this way: When Lyman
"Dink” Templeton was the head coach, everything was rolling
on all fours. Such great Cardinal athletes as Ben Eastman,
Johnny Mottram, Here LaBorde, Bob Alexander, Chuck Nim
t. A1 Blackman, Bing Miller, Johnny Lyman, Hec Dyer, Gus
ier and Sammy Klopstock, (to name a few) were piling up
the points for the Indians in national competition. Well, the
board of athletic control down athhat Palo Alto institution fin
ally gave Dink his ouster papers, and Assistant Mentor Bill
Ellington took over. Old Bill came up with Clyde Jeffrey (who
was snatched out of the hands of USC alumni) Jack Weir
hauser, Ray Mallott, Bill McCurdy and a few others. The In
dians were still the number two team in the country. (Hello,
Dean Cromwell, I can see your chest swelling!) And then the
one-year Ellington contract folded, and the board of athletic
control looked around quickly and then flagged out Pitch John
son from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Pitch and
the Stanford boys didn't get along so well. His first season at
Stanford, half of the returning veterans, headed by sprinter
Battaglia, walked out on him.
Since the Johnson regime, the Cards have never enjoyed
one-tenth of their former success. And here’s the funny
part. Drake University, with Bill Easton at the helm, now
has her greatest track squad in the past five years. So it
goes, as ole A1 Rauss used to say.
Advertisers Face Writing Crew
Sluggers In Headline Scramble
(Please tarn to page five)
ston skied out to Murphy in left.
Rennick, 2b ....
Bergman, ss ..
Akins, cf ..
ABR HPO A
Aries, lb .
Kramer, p ...
Dau, If .
Davison, rf .
Cranston, c .
Hamel, 3b .
Burns, cf .
Kirseh, 2b ...
Bubalo, lb ...
Carlson, c ...
Koch, rf .
Farrow, ss ...
Murphy, If ...
.34 5 8 24 7
ABR HPO A
...5 3 2 0 2
1 2 10
0 0 3
Totals .37 10 11 27 14
WSC . 011 200 001 5
Oregon .031 310 02x 10
Errors, Rennick, Branigan,
Kramer. Runs batted in, Hamel
5, Davison 3, Bubalo, Farrow,
Kramer. Home runs, Hamel, Kra
mer, Davison. Three base hit, Ar
ies. Two base hit, Akins. Sacrific
es, Burns, Carlson, Murphy. Stol
en base, Kirseh. Strikeouts, Beg
leries 4, Kramer 3. Bases on balls
off, Begleries 2, Kramer 3. Balk,
Kramer. Passed ball, Cranston.
Left on bases, Oregon 7. WSC 4.
Umpire, Spec Burke. Time, 1:53.
Alpha Delta Sigma, national'
advertising honorary has accept
ed the challenge to a softball
game proffered to them by Sig
ma Delta Chi, national journal
Exact date for the historic
clash has not as yet been re
vealed, but representatives from
both organizations indicate that
the contest will probably be
played some time within the next
The advertising group is head
ed by such well known campus
figures as Patrick Cloud and Rod
Vandeneynde. Just who will hurl
for the ad group is not, at this
writing, a certainty.
Sigma Delta Chi will pitch
Kuhl on the mound. Roy Paul
Nelson (how did that name get
on the sport page ?) will be
around to relieve him.
Early downtown Eugene gam
bling quotations have hoisted the
writers to an advantageous po
sition over the ad men. The idea
of running the contest for char
ity was proposed, but then ig
nored. Both factions agreed that
there should be no professional
or commercial taint associateed
with the affair.
Theodore Goodwin, newly elect
ed proxy of the journalists an
nounced late last night in a spe
cial press conference that his
athletes were already working out
Cloud and Vandeneynde have
already nixed offers from the
“We couldn’t save old Connie's
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outfit from last place anyway,”
laughed The Cloud.
“Salary quotations were ab
surd,” sneered The Ro-d.
There has been a definite fear
on the part of the regular cam
pus intramural league softball
ists that the approaching adver
tising - journalism clash will
eclipse the intramural program.
A sheaf of protests has been
piles to the top of the janitor's
closet in the Igloo.
Lee Flatberg, who will perform
for the pencil-pushers, has cut
out caviar in his new down-to
the-bone training diet. And when
sought for a candid statement
regarding the game, Jeff Kitchen
tersely remarked: “Regarding the
campus political situation, I
would like to say (Censored)
The sports staff regrets that all
Mr. Kitchen’s remarks cannot be
printed here, but space does not
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