The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, June 29, 1961, Image 4

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Pnge 4 "TT College Station, Texas Thursday, June 29, 19G1 THE BATTALION Sportswriters Say Things Tunny’ By HAROLD V. RATLIFF Associated Press Sports Writer Sports writers have expressions all their own. Many of them ap pear determined not to use the actual term on any occasion. In baseball they wouldn’t dream of saying innings, third base, second base or outfield. It’s frame, hot corner, keystone sack and garden. Some refer to innings as chuk- kers (polo term). Frame comes from bowling. Some call a home run a circuit smash, a four-ply wallop, a round- trip-per. It’s asking too much to call it a home run; that’s too color less. A hit is a “safety.” A long, lazy fly is a “can of corn.” Writers in other countries might be puzzled at these expressions un less they spent a baseball season in America. Sports writing in Mexico is CENTURY STUDY (Continued from Page 1) L. Bowers, Louis A. Piazza, tin and Max Rhinehart. Named to Group II—Research— were: R. E. Wainerdi, petroleum engineering; J. C. Ramge, veter inary medicine and surgery; R. J. Hildreth, Texas Agricultural Ex periment Station; W. W. Meinke, Engineering Experiment Station; R. O. Murray, student affairs; A. F. Isbell, chemistry; Mugh Mc Clellan, oceanography; Sewell Hopkins, biology; M. E. Blood- worth, agronomy; and Bruno Zwo- linski, chemistry. Student appointees to the re search study group are Julian B. Coon, William N. Lipe, and Wil liam H. Flynt. Named to Group III—Extension •—were: R. G. Cherry, economist; C. F. Hall, veterinary microbiol ogy; Paul Hensarling, education and psychology; V. G; Young, state agricultural agent; J. Wayne Stark, Memorial Student Center; Joe H. Rothe, district agent; W. G. Adkins^ Texas Transportation Institute; Tad Moses, agricultural editor; and Coleman Loyd, phys ics. Student appointees to this study group are Cary W. Horne and Bruce B. Johnson. Named to Group IV—Services— Were: R. L. Smith, Data Process ing Center; Reed McDonald, feed and fertilizer control; W. F. Ben nett, soil chemist; H. W. Bad- gett, physical plants; Joe E. Da vis, commandant; Dougles F. Par ry, education and psychology; V. E. Schember, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station; and Jack Gray, foreign programs. Student appointees to this group are Malcolm W. Hall and Homer Lee Denning. unique although it’s actually only a question of that country having its own terms. It might relieve the monotony of American sports writing if the Mexican style translations could be substituted if just for a few days. A pinch-hitter, translated from the Spanish, would become “an emergency batter.” Instead of “the runner scored from third base” it might be “he consummated a run from third base.” You don’t scatter hits if you are pitching. You “isolate” them. Innings become “episodes” and when a pitcher hurls an eight- hitter he “accepts” or “admits” eight hits—he doesn’t just pitch them. And the opposing team has to “digest” those hits. There is the line, “They were able to break an uninterrupted six- defeat chain.” The American sports writer would say “They snapped a six-game losing streak.” Another Mexican baseball story revealed that the team had a “six- run xally in the first inning.” They rally quickly and get it over with. Waiting brings too much tension. An intentional base on balls be comes “an intentional passport to first base.” “Amid a cataract of hits—” said one colorful translated lead. In America it would be “avalanche.” It must be opprobious to score an unearned run because they call it “a dirty run” or say it was “un clean.” They don’t like unearned runs in America either but they don’t call them “dirty.” They’re “tainted.” A player “erred at a heavy slug.” In other words the player thought it was too hot to handle but the sports writer thought he ought to have caught it, the bum. There came the expression “he slugged a quadrangular.” That, of course, was a home run. In America it would be a four-ply wallop.” Don’t you think “four-ply wal lop” would mean more to an Aus trian or Frenchman than a “quad- rangular?” Even the Americans might not understand if somebody called it a home run.” Houston Baseball Colts To Conduct Clinic, Try-outs The Houston Colts, major-league team to be a member of the Na tional League in 1962, will conduct a baseball clinic and try-outs in .Rockdale on July 6-7, it has been announced. The clinics and try-out camp will be under the direction of Colt Scout Red Murff, former star pitcher in the Texas League and with the Milwaukee Braves. The clinics will begin each day at 10 a.m. All youngsters attend ing must be 16 years of age or over. In Rockdale, Murff will be assisted by scouts Gus Mancuso, former major league catcher and batterymate of Carl Hubbell; Larry Smith, former infielder in the Brooklyn Dodger organization; Hop Priest, coach at Columbus high school; and Ernie Laurence, Rockdale high school coach. The lineup of tutors was re leased by Murff in a letter to the press this week. An All-Star game between the all-stars of the camp and the Rock^- dale American Legion team will climax the Rockdale camp. A scholarship to Johnnie Carri- gan’s Big State Boys Baseball Summer Camp will be awarded to the outstanding boy in the Rock dale camp, courtesy of the Hous ton Colts Baseball club. Laurence explained. “The finest of professional instruction will be available, and the scholarship to be presented is a prize award for some youngster,” he added. “We are looking forward to hav ing boys from College Station at tend the clinic and try-outs,” offi cials said. 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