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About The daily Nebraskan. ([Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-current | View Entire Issue (July 14, 1955)
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Jerry Miller and Courtney Camp
bell, two University summer ses
sion students, are, shown
the Lincoln Chiefs baseball dugout
by members of the ball club. Seen
left to right are Miller; Bob Reyn-
By SAM JENSEN
Although Casey is due to strike
out Friday night in the University
Chorus production of "The Mighty
Casey," baseball in Lincoln is not
limited to productions on the How
ell Theater stage."
The Lincoln Chiefs, Class A en
trant in the six-team Western Lea
are currently in the midst of a two
game home stand with the Sioux
City at Lincoln's Sherman Field.
The Lincoln team maintains a
"full working agreement" with the
Pittsburgh Pirates. The Lincoln
baseball Club, Inc., controls man
agement and finance of the team
while Pittsburgh furnishes player
Headed by manager Bill Burwell,
recently "managerial consultant"
for the Pirate syitem under
Branch Rickey, the Chiefs are cur
rently -in third place having hit a
slump in recent weeks. Four new
players are expected to boost the
team's prospect for a 1955 League
Listed on the Lincoln roster is
Bob Reynolds, University grid All
American, who has filled in out
field and infield spots. Reynolds
played a lot of baseball at .second
base for the Husker nine while
Other teams in the Western
League Include Des' Moines, Sioux
City, Pueblo, Wichita and Colorado
Springs. There is currently a pos
sibility of adding two more teams
olds, former University grid Ail-
American now playing for the
Chiefs; Miss Campbell; Dick Hall,
Chiefs pitches, and Bill Burwell,
manager of the Lincoln entry in
the Class A Western League.
to the League, probably Hutchin
son, Kan., Topeka or Sioux Falls,
The Lincoln Baseball Team is
owned by 2600 stockholders and a
17 man board of directors, headed
by President A. Q. Schimmel super
The business of the Lincoln team
is headed by -General Manager Dick
Wagner, a native of Central City.
Wagner's wife attended the Uni
versity. Wagner said that students and
faculty from the University are
always most welcome at Sherman
Field. The Chiefs, he said, are
one of Nebraska's two professional
Wagner mentioned several stand
out players that could bear watch
ing including Dick Hall, pitcher-
outfielder who is batting .313 and
has won ten games and lost five;
Outfielder Frank Rice, a native
of Fairbury who is currently hitting
the ball at a .301 clip, and Ted Ad
kins, Lincoln's top first baseman
who has accumulated a .310 bat
Hall is on "quick call" to the
parent club and can be called
up any time by the Pirates and be
playing in 24 hours for the Na
tional League team.
Rickey and other members of the
Piratesy staff have made several
visits to Lincoln to see the young
pitcher in action.
I7e 11017 Serv
Open Seven Days A Week
115 So. 25th St.
Games to be played at Sherman
field while the summer school is
in session include:
July 14 Sioux City
July 19, 20, 21 Pueblo
July 22,23,24 1 Wichita
July 25,26,27,28 Colo. Springs
July 29, 30, 31 Sioux City
Game time is at 8 p.m.
A young man took his city-bred
girl friend into a night club which
was decorated elaborately in cow
They were there a short time
when the girl arose and excused
herself to go and have her face
She returned a moment later,
her countenance a blushing red.
"Ted," she said "youH have to
help me. Am I a heifer or a
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