The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, May 18, 1954, Image 4

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Pag-e 3 ~ THE BATTALION Tuesday, May 18, 1954 ALMOST MAKES IT—Jim Blaine, one of the greatest A&M distance men since the fabled J. D. Hampton of the late ’40s, turned in a time in the mile run Saturday at the Southwest conference track meet in Waco, which lacked three tenths of a second of tieing Hampton’s SWC mile record of 4:17.2. Blaine raced around the track in 4:17.5 for the best showing of the year by any conference miler. Significant White Sox, Yankee Game Tonight By JERKY LISKA AP Staff Writer CHICAGO, May 18—UP)—-T h e Chicago White Sox, a struggling team at home, and the road-happy New York Yankees engage in a short, but significant series begin ning at Comiskey Park tonight. The Yankees invade the Pale Two Ag i encers In Nationals GALVESTON—UP)—James Pigg and Don Burton of Texas A&M won places here Saturday in the nation al fencing tournament scheduled for June 1 in New York City. The matches held in this coastal city tvei’e sectional qualifying rounds. Pigg is a Dallas range and for estry junior and Burton is a soph- pmore pre-med from Waco. Sectional qualifying for the na tional fencing tournament was held in nine divisions. Qualifiers included: Men’s open foil—1. Jack Cornell, Texas Tech (Lubbock). 3. Lt. Bruce Davis, El Paso, Ft. Bliss. Women’s intermediate foil — 3. Miss Bobby Brooks, El Paso. Women’s team foilj—Dallas de feated El Paso in finals. Men’s junior foil — 2. Jim Le Blanc, El Paso. Men’s intermediate foil—1. Jack Cornell, Texas Tech (Lubbock). Junior epee—2. Daniel McIntosh, El Paso. Intermediate epee — 1. Janies Pigg, Texas A&M. 2. Don Burton, Texas A&M. Hose arena for the first time this season in a two-game set that could move the world champions to the American League’s top rung which has eluded them virtually since the race began. Won 6 of Last 7 Casey Stengel’s maulers have come with a rush, winning six of their last seven games, and 11 of 13 while Cleveland, Chicago and Detroit have been doing a sort of hesitation waltz atop the stand ings. Only one full game now sepa rates the Yankees from first-place Cleveland and Chicago with the Tribe ahead of the White Sox by 10 percentage points. A Challenge The Yankee visit is a stern chal lenge to the Sox, whose field boss, Paul Richards and general man ager, Frank Lane, have said in ef fect the aging Yanks should find a nice, soft rocking chair and leave the pennant winning to a young, snappy club—like the White Sox. Only the White Sox hav not found their own Comiskey Park much of a background for their prowess. They have won only eight games while losing seven at home against an 11-4 road record. Babe Yoselevitz, smallest player on the Brandeis University basket ball team, succeeds Ernie Helmrich, the second smallest player, as next year’s captain. Helmrich is 5 feet 9%. Yoselevitz is 5 feet 9. .. .... T T' " When you pause... make it count... have a Coke BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COLA COMPANY BY THE BRYAN COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY “Coke” is a registered trade-mark. © 1954. THE COCA-COLA COMPANY Aggies Second In SWC Match Based on AP Reports Fair-haired Jim Blaine, who has only run the mile all- out three times this season, turned in a sparkling 4:17.5 Saturday to come within three-tenths of a second of the Southwest conference record of 4:17.2 in the Southwest conference track meet in Waco. Blaine was so exhausted, he fell on the track during the two-mile run and could not complete the race. His time in the mile was the best turned in this year by a Southwest conference runner. The Aggies’ Harry Cox was a surprise in the shot put, achieving a toss of neaily 48 feet 9 7/8”. Cox had previously been putting the 16 pound sphere around 32 feet this year. His showing as sures the Aggies of the top three places in SWC shot next year, with all three returning. Texas won six events and placed in all others except the low hur dles and shot put to capture the Southwest Conference track and field meet. A&M’s three-year dom ination was broken in a flurry of great performances that wiped out two records and tied two others. Longhorns Score 95%Points The Longhorns rolled up 95 points by sweeping the 220-yard dash. A&M was second with 54 7/12, Southern Methodest third with 32 23-24, Rice fourth with 32 7-12, Baylor fifth with 25, Arkansas sixth with 15 and Texas Christian last with 14. New Half Record Tom Rogers of Texas set a new record in the half-mile, going the distance in 1:52.1. Then South ern Methodist made it a brilliant day by galloping the mile relay in a record 3:13.0. The old record in the 880-yard run was 1:53.6, set by Otha Byrd of Rice in 1950. The record in the mile relay was 3:14.3, set by Rice in 1950. Morton Anchors Don Morton had a 47.7 in an choring the SMU mile relay team to its victory and record. The great Texas sprinters brought two record ties. Dean Smith, who made 1114 points to tie teammate Charley Thomas for high point honors, ripped off a 100-yard dash with a mild 3.36 miles per hour wind behind him in 9.5 to equal the conference record he shares with four others—Fred Wolcott, Rice, 1939; Allen Law ler, Texas, 1946; Bill Martineson, Baylor, 1946, and Perry Samuels, JORGE DUCOS of Argentina will head the Pan American Club next year. The other officers are Juan Letts of Peru, vice - pres ident; Abel Barret of Mexico, secretary; and Aristide Cass of Venezuela, treasurer. Texas, 1949. Smith ran a 9.5 in 1952. The Texas 440-yard relay team of Smith, Jerry Prewit, Alvin Frieden and Thomas raced to a 41.1 to equal the conference record set by Texas in 1950. 440—1. Texas, Dean Smith, Jerry Prew it, Alvin Frieden, Charley Thomas ; 2. Baylor; 3. Rice; 4. Texas A&M; 5. South ern Methodist. 0 :41.1. Equals record set by Texas in 1950. Javelin—1. Wes Ritchey, Texas Christ ian, 199 feet, 4 3 /i inches; 2. Dick Hazard, Arkansas, 191-1 ; 3. Charles Renfroe, Tex r as; 190)4 ; 4. Pete Mayeaux, Texas A&M, 188-8; 5. Tom Dollahite, Texas A&M, 178-9%. 440—. Don Morton, Southern Methodist; 2. Harold Griffin, Rice; 4. Bill Diven, Ar kansas; 4. George Auld, Texas; 5. Jim Caruthers. Texas, 0 :48.0. 100—1. Dean Smith, Texas ; 2. Alvin Frieden, Texas; 3. Charley Thomts, Texas ; 4. Jerry Prewit, Texas ; 5. Bob Herod, Baylor. 0 :09.5. Ties record set by Fred Wolcott, Rice, in 1939, and tied by Alien Lawler of Texas and Bill Martineson of Baylor in 1946, Perry Samuels of Texas- in 1949 and Dean Smith of Texas in 1952. Discuss—1. Bobby Gross, Texas A&M, 153 feet 8V4 inches; 2. Ed Jackson, Rice, 148-1 ; 3. Rodney Williams, Southern Meth odist, 145-3 ; Don Wilson, Rice, 140-1 ; 5. Langford Sneed, Texas, 120-high hurdles—1. Bill Curtis, Texas Christian; 2. Guayford Donaldson, Baylor; 3. Tom Dollahite, Texas A&M; 4. James Hollingsworth, Texas A&M; 5. Harley Hartung, Texas A&M 0:14.5. Mile—1. James Blaine, Texas A&M; 2. Dale DeRouen, Texas A&M; 3. Jim Tenni- son, Arkansas; 4. Hulen Hale, Texas; 5. Don Neighbors, Texas. 4:17.5. 220—1. Charley Thomas, Texas; 2. Dean Smith, Texas ; 3. Alvin Frieden, Texas ; 4. Jerry Prewit, Texas; 5. Bob Carson, Texas. 0.21.1. 880—1. Tom Rogers, Texas ; 2. David Weaver, Southern Methodist; 3. Dick Foer- ster, Texas ; 4. Ed Davis, Rice ; 5. Dale Spence, Rice. 1 :52,1. New record—old record 1:53.6 set by Otha Byrd, Rice, in 1950. High jump—1. Bob Billings, Texas, 6 feet 6 inches; 2. Henry Dickson, Texas, 6-5 ; 3. Tie between Raymond Berry, South ern Methodist, and James Babb, Texas, 6-0 ; 5. Tie among Marvin Swink, Texas A&M; John Mcllhenny, Texas A&M; Charles Cowley, Baylor; Stephen James, Rice; Tterry Tengler. Rice; Dick Hein, Southern Methodist; Wayne Delaney, Tex as, and Earl Whitesides, Texas, 5-10. 220-low hurdles—1. Bobby Herod, Bay lor ; 2. Bill Curtis, Texas Christian ; 3. Harley Hartung, Texas A&M; 4. Austin Palmer, Texas ; 5. James Hollingsworth, Texas A&M. 0.23.5. Two-mile—1. Elbert Spence, Texas ; 2. Leroy Llowe, Southern Methodist ; 3. Ino- censio Cantu, Texas ; 4.Verlon Westmore land, Texas A&M; 5. Alan Eshbaugh, Arkansas. 9 :28.9. Mile relay 1. Southern Methodist, Adel- bert Bartek, David Weaver, Bobby Crooks, Don Morton : 2. Texas 3. Texas A&M : 4. Rice; 5. Baylor. 3:13.9. New record — old record 3:14.3, set by Rice in 1950. Pole vault—1. Stephen James, Rice, 13 feet, 5 inches : 2. Tie between John Novey and Glen Hoffman, Texas, 13-0 ; 4. Billy Tutor, Texas A&M, 12-6; 5. Tie among Dick Bernet, Southern Methodist, James Earle. Texas A&M, and Steve Simms, Rice, 12-0. Broad jump—1. Raymond Vickery, Bay lor, 24 feet; 2. Dick Hazard, Arkansas, 23-814 ; 3. James Beavers, Rice, 23-7%; 4. Jerry House, Texas, 22-10% ; 5. Bobby Robison, Texas A&M, 22-7%. Shot put—1.Bobby Gross, Texas A&M, 52 feet % inch; 2. Tom Bonorden, Texas A&M, 49-6; 3. Harry Cox, Texas A&M, 48-9%; 4. Tom Hairston, Southern Metho dist, 48-6% ; 5. Orville Trask, Rice, 47-3%. xr - Jimmy Williams Aggie Varsity Catcher Miler’s Expenses Paid By British LONDON, May 18 — UP) — The British government accepted full financial responsibility for Roger Bannister’s goodwill trip to the United States, Minister of State Selwyn Lloyd told the House of Commons yesterday. That statement wrote “end” to the Bannister serial and made it clear the great miler’s trip did not violate amateur rules. Meanwhile, Bannister said he has withdrawn from the London and Oxford Universities athletic meet Thursday. The lanky medical student was scheduled to run the half mile but decided against competing because he is “too tired” after his recent trip to the United States. He told American radio audiences how he shattered the four-minute-mile bar rier with a 3:59.4 clocking. He re turned home Friday. WINS FIRST RACE FOR DAD HALLANDALE, Fla.—<A>)-—Rob- ert Barnett certainly picked the right time to ride his first thor oughbred winner. When the 20- year-old Chicago apprentice jockey scored with Measure Up at Gulf- stream his father, Aaron Barnett, gave him a big hug. His dad owns the horse. It was Jockey Barnett’s 10th mount. Jim Williams Named All-SWC Unanimously Aggie catcher Jimmy Wil liams was the only Cadet to land a spot on the 1954 all- Soiithwest conference b a s e - ball team. Williams was a unanimous choice of the coaches. Champion Texas dominated the all-conference teams landing five of the 14 places. Baylor, the run ner-up, got four spots, SMU and TCU two apiece. Rice failed to land a man. There were six unanimous choices of all six coaches: Travis Eckert, Texas outfielder; Boyd Linker, Texas pitcher; Bobby Benge, Baylor catcher; Williams; Mickey Sullivan, Baylor outfield er, and Les Mattinson, TCU out fielder. Paul Mohr, Texas first baseman; Bobby Towery, Texas second base- man; Tommy Snow, Texas utility outfielder; and Tommy Bowers, SMU pitcher, each polled five. Others on the team were Jerry Dykeman, Baylor, third base; Wayne Connally, Baylor, short stop; Jim Payne, SMU, utility in fielder, and Tommy Hill, TCU pitcher. The average age of the Balti more Orioles, newest team in the American League, is 27% years. . \ oW V oW ^ * "J. ' * o L ^ Wv 50 Wherever You Go In Engineering you’ll find fuFK/N Measuring Tapes In every industry engineers need specialized measuring equipment — that is why Lufkin, world wide specialist in measuring devices, makes nearly 8,000 different tapes, rules, and precision tools. 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