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Wednesdoy, April 10, 1957
The Daily Nebraskon
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By BOB WIRZ
Staff Sports Writer -When
the baseball team opens
Its 1957 campaign this weekend
Coach Tony Sharpe will be getting
his first look at many of the boys
in actual competition. If the weath
er holds out the Huskers will lock
horns with Kansas State at 3:0Q
Friday on the Nebraska diamond.
- Fourteen members of the squad
mre first year varsity men and to
add to this, the bad weather has
kept them indoors until this week.
Monday Sharpe took the squad out
doors for a long butting drill and
he scheduled an intra-squad game
yesterday afternoon. .
..Pitching is a big question mark
on this year's team. Charles Zieg
enbein and itoger Bottorff are the
only lettermen huVlers returning.
The two southpaws are slated for
a lot of duty along with sophomore
Dwight Siebler. The big righthand
er from Omaha, is scheduled to
start the opener on Friday.
Others slated for hurling duty
are: Bob Gleason, Bob Kremke,
Gene Torczon and Dean Flock.
Gleason and Kremke are both
service vets and may develop fast.
Torczon will do some hurling
again this season while playing in
the outfield and at first base on
other occasions. The Humphrey
junior just missed lettering last
year. Flock could develop although
he has had little experience. Since
these are the opening games of
the season Sharpe will probably
use most of the hurlers in one of
the three games.
The opening infield could change
before game time but right now
two regulars and the same num
ber of vets are scheduled to start.
Weak hitting John Beideck will get
the call at first base. Last year the
slick fielder barely hit his weight,
and if he isn't improved Torczon
or sophomore Al Newbill will get
Al Karle again gets the nod at
second although he is getting com
petition from Paul Robinson. Karle
batted in the leadoff spot most of
1956 but he may drop in the order
because of his slow base running
Karle is a fair hitter and lie can
hit to all fields. Robinson trans
ferred from Doane last winter and
is fighting for a position. The Ogal
lala sophomore has been very im
pressive lately. He also plays third
Frank Nappi is scheduled to go
at the hot corner. The football
halfback occasionally hits the long
ball and has a good eye. Robinson
or Jim Kubacki could move in at
Another first year man Gil
Stasheim To Face Operation;
Injured In All Sports Day Tilt
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Husker Infielders Ready
" Courtesy Lincoln Star
These are five of the infielder
who are expected to lead the
Huskers against Kansas State.
this weekend. Shown left to right
are Jerry McCay, Gil Dunne, Al
Robinson. Not pictured are Al
Carle, John Biedeck and Paul
Newbill, Frank Nappi and Jim
Golfers, Netmen To See Action;
Host Omaha University, Thursday
By STAN WIDMAN
Staff Sports Writer
The Cornhusker tennis and golf
quads will see action Thursday
gainst the Omaha University In
dians here in Lincoln.
The Higginbotham coached net
men will be trying for their sec
ond straight win of the season.
They defeated Creighton Univer
sity, 9. on All-Sports day last
Expected to lead the team again
are Bill North, former Nebraska
High School Champ, George Fisk,
Art Weaver, Chuck Kress, Charles
McAfee and two-time letterwinner,
All won their matches quite
Joe Mul litis
To Compete In
Husker track coach Frank Se
vigne has announced that he will
enter Joe Mullins in the mile at
the Kansas Relays April 20.
Mullins, who -Sevigne thinks Is
capable of a 4:10 effort, will run
unattached la order no. to lose any
Sevigne "rates him as "poten
tially the best prospect I have
ever coached," and the Husker
coach has tutored many runners.
"He's easy to coach,' but you
have to watch him. He's Inclined
to overwork; doesn't want to call
it quit aftet a hard workout,"
Vic Basha Wins
Table Tennis Title
Vic Basha successfully defended
his Student Union Singles Ping
pong Title Monday night by de
feating Rom Korsakai in a smart
ly contested match.
. Vic, who was recently named
Mr. Central America, added an
other trophy to his collection which
Includes two state ping-pong titles.
In the doubles finals, Korsakas,
a junior In Arts end Sciences from
Lithuania, teamed Tip with Ilmars
Bergmanis to take the title from
Howard Berkenstock and Andris
handily against the Blues with
North, McAfee and Kress scoring
clean sweeps 6-0, 6-0. Fisk and
Weaver came near a sweep win
ning 6-0, 6-1 and Stitt outclassed
his opponent 6-2, 6-3.
The three doubles teams com
pletely blanked Creighton not al
lowing them to win a single game.
The teams were composed of Fisk
North, Weaver-Kress and McAfee
The matches will be played on
the Husker courts and will start
at 2:00 p.m.
With this kind a record going
into the coming match the Corn
buskers have to be favored to pull
through with their second win of
Jerry Bush's golf squad will be
going to the post for the first time
this year. The team has been ham
pered all spring by bad weather so
it's difficult to4 judge how the
boys are going to be playing their
shots. Monday the team finished
their, trying out for the first string.
Mike McCuistion led the qualifiers
and earns the number nod, for
the first match.
Helping Mike will be three re-
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turning lettermen. They are John
Butterfield, Warren Christensen
and Jerry Mqpre. This is the third
season for Butterfield who has let
tered twice before. He was one of
Bush's low scorers last vear.
Christensen is making a bid for
his second letter. This will also be
his last year. ' -
Moore lettered last year as a
sophomore. He is a younger broth
er of Jack Moore, an ex-Husker
golfing great who graduated last
The rest of the squad will be
chosen from the following men:
Keith Bauman, Peter Berge, Tom
Kissler, Ted Lindberg, Tom Mil
ler, Ken Moore, Don Treadway
and John Stuart.
The match will take place at
Hillcrest Golf Course and will be
gin at 1:00 p.m.
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Dunne is slated for duty at short.
The Omaha South lad has good
power for a little man, and has an
excellent arm. Dunne must work
hard' to stay ahead of Kubacki
and Jerry McKay. Kubacki looks
especially good on defense and
McKay appears almost ready to
move in somewhere.
The outfield has Gary Reimers
and Larry Lewis apparently head
ed for good years in center and
right field. Reimers will probably
be Sharpe 's leadoff hitter this sea
son and he covers a lot of ground
in the field. Lewis probably has
the best power of anyone on the
team. Both men are letter win
ners. Torczon, McKay, and Joho4
Douthit are all .bidding for the
left field spot. Torczon wilUprob
ably start there Friday if his foot
is okay. Douthit, a ex-Lincoln Op
timist star, is a hustler who looks
Catchers Jim Kane and Milan
Shaw are fighting for the ninth
starting berth. Kane, a letter win
ner, is the better hitter of the two
and Shaw the better receiver.
Shaw caught a few games last sea
son. Sophomores Norman Husa
and LaVern Rogowski are bidding
for a utility job.
Two year veteran Don Erway
will probably be available only for
pinch-hitting duty. His knees con
tinue giving him trouble and he
won't see any more action at least
in the opening games.
These games should be extreme
ly interesting since K-State are
reportedlyimproved over last sea
son. Everyone should make an at
tempt to get out apd see as many
of the contests as possible. They
cost very little and the more en
thusiasm shown by spectators the
harder the players seem to work.
Saturdays doubleheader will
get under way at 1:00.
Don Strasheim, Uiversity assist
ant football coach, will be operated
on Wednesday as a result of leg
injury in the Varsity-Alumni foot
ball game last Saturday.
The former Husker star snapped
a tendon during the All-Sports Day
feature attraction and tests Mon
day showed that he would have to
Strasheim's mishap is the. first
serious injury to occur during the
annual Varsity-Alumni contest.
The Varsity-Alumni tilt resulted
in a victory for Bill Jenning's
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