July 10, 1943 CLOUDBUSTEE Page Three Sport Slants., was to be expected Lt. (jg) 'ohn A. Hassett, USNR, and '^^ets John Pesky and Theodore are currently leading hit parade for the U, S. Navy 'e-Plight Cloudbusters. Possessing a .472 average, Has- has collected 35 hits in 72 ’•^es at bat, leads the runs batted department with 26, and has . 6 home runs, three doubles and '^ree triples to his credit. ^oung Pesky, hitting .457, has same number of hits as Has- and is second in the runs '^tted in department with 22. Williams has 19 hits in 49* tries. ® has hit five home runs and bat- in 19 tallies. Also, he has re- ^ived more base on balls than any Cloudbuster. .■'^s a team the Cloudbusters are 'tting .303. They have won 19 of last 21 starts. Cadet Joseph Coleman, who ‘*)ished up the season last year the Athletics after winning ^ and losing 6 with Wilmington, i^laware, has registered seven 'stories against no losses. He allowed but eight earned runs, 47 strikeouts, and has issued base on balls. (jg) Robert Williams, has won three and lost Cadet Lawrence Anderson two victories, and Cadets Jim ''ole and Ivan Flesser one each. defeats were charged against ^^det John Sain who has won five Hories. —COMING UP— Five baseball games will played during the next ®ight days by the Cloud busters. This afternoon at Norfolk the local nine plays the Naval Training Station atvd tomorrow in the same *^ity the Cloudbusters and the ^aval Air Station clash. A special benefit game ^ill be played at Raleigh on Wednesday between the Cloudbusters and the Naval ^raining Station. On next Saturday night at Greensboro the Pre-Flight- will tackle an all-star picked from the Caro lina Victory league which Comprises Charlotte, Con- '^^rd, Landis and Salisbury, on, next Sunday the ^aval Air Station comes to Chapel Hill for a return con gest. Reunion in Chapel Hill m Football Schedule Is Announced Cadet John Pesky, Dom Di- Maggio, and Cadet Theodore Williams, pictured above, left to ?:ight, and Lt. (jg) John Has sett, USNR, and Phil Rizzuto, pictured on the right, had a re union when the Naval Training Station from Norfolk played the Cloudbusters here Wednesday. Pesky, DiMaggio and Williams were teammates last year on the Boston Red Sox club while Has sett and Rizzuto played first and short respectively for the New York Yankees. All five were stars in the game which was won by the Training Station, 6 to 2. DiMaggio and Rizzuto each collected two hits, and between them scored five of the six Training Station runs Williams’ long fly to right field in the first scored Lt. (jg) Morriss Deutsch, USNR, with the first Pre-Flight run, while Pesky collected two singles in three times at bat. Hassett, although failing to get a hit, came up with several beautiful plays at first base. Naval Training Station Defeats Cloudbusters Here by 6-2 Score This afternoon at Norfolk, Va. Cadet John Sain will try to do what hasn’t been done this year. That is, pitch the Cloudbusters to a victory over the Naval Training Station.' The two teams played here on Wednesday afternoon with the Training Station winning, 6 to 2. It was the first defeat for the Cloudbusters in their last 14 What, at the time, appeared to be a break for the Pre-Flighters produced the margin of victory. In the second inning Dom DiMag gio, centerfielder, and Benny Mc Coy, second baseman, ran together attempting to catch Allen Cooke’s, PhM3c, Texas Leaguer. McCoy hurt his back on the play and was forced to retire in favor of Jack Conway, Baltimore Orioles in fielder. Conway proceeded to break a See BASEBALL, page U Lt. Kimbrough Will Coach Local Football Eleven A new coach plus an almost en tirely new schedule faces the Cloudbuster football eleven here this fall. The six game schedule, as re leased today by Comdr. John P. Graff, USN (Ret.), Commanding Officer, shows Nort*h Carolina State and the U. S. Navy Pre- Flight School at Athens, Ga. as the only holdovers from last year’s eleven game schedule. Newcomers include the U. S. Naval Academy, Duke, VPI and Camp Davis. While releasing the new sched ule Comdr. Graff also announced that Lieut. Francis H. Kimbrough, USNR, would serve as head foot ball coach. A graduate of Simmons Uni versity, Abilene, Texas, Lieut. Kimbrough served as football coach at Baylor University before being commissioned in the Navy. “Other games are expected to be added before fall,” Comdr. Graff stated. “However, there will not be any inter-sectional contests.” One of the better service clubs in the nation last year, the Cloud busters won eight, lost two and tied one. The games with North Carolina State and Athens Pre- Flight were among the best play ed. State was defeated, 19 to 7, and the game with Athens ended in a thrilling 14-14 tie. The present schedule; Sept. 25—U. S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland. Oct. 2—Duke University at Dur ham. Oct. 23—U. S. Navy Pre-Flight School, Athens, Ga., at Chapel Hill. Oct. 30—VPI at Roanoke, Vir ginia. Nov. 6—Camp Davis at Chapel Hill. Nov. 25—N. C. State at Raleigh. Wildcats Lead Sports Program Well out in front in total points the Wildcats won the weekly lib erty award in the Sports Program last week. While the first place squadron holds a QV2 point lead over the second place Vindicators, there are only two points separating the See SPORTS PROGRAM, page U

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