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June 18, 1937

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Chester Times (Newspaper) - June 18, 1937, Chester, Pennsylvania Media Architect Helps Make duPonts Dream Come True atStanton Site hillip T Harris Designs Hialeah of the North for Delaware Steeplechase and Race Association Headed by Delaware Countys William S duPont of Newtown Square leneral BERGDOLLTOPS HOUSEOFDAVID Milkmen Beat Bearded Nine 5 to 3 in Five Inning Battle RED SOX MOVING UP ON LEADERS Newest Threat to Yan WASHINGTON HUSKIES TUNE UP FOR FOURMILE GRIND kee Stronghold From Boston Comes rmpression of Saratoga Given in G Construction of Buildings at the Beauti ful New Race and Improvement of Horse Breeding Motivate Project A thing of beauty is a joy for ever appears to have been the theme song of the dream that was nurtured into the reality of the Stan ton racetrack The newest adidliim to the Sport of Kings is the essence of refinement culture comfort and sporting blood and has been blended into a beautiful combina tion of the splendour ol the past and the conveniences of this mod iful development of American Jdcas 1 it brings It cannot back the be dated but days of the luxurious ern age When patrons of the thorough breds storm the small town of Stanton five miles below Wllmlng ton Del a week from tomorrow afternoon they will be ushering in a new era in the racing game They be helping to dedicate a living monument to the glory of the sport Like Alice in a Wonderland they will become a part of the scenic surprises and many It not aU will capture the true spirit of the new establishment which manship and the improvement of the racehorse and the racing game Delaware county has played a prominent part in theerection of of theNorth The track was visualizedby William b duPont one of the countrys out standing sportsmen and owner of theFoxcatcherFarms of Newtown Square this county The Archi tectural Engineer who carried out Mr duPonts ideas and planned the beautiful picture is Phillip T Har ris who lives a stones throw from the Rose Tree at Media The super of the wood construction that brought thedreams into being was Edward Basset of SwarthmDre ricepresident of the Wark Co personally in charge of the Stanton development Steel for the foundation was supplied by the Belmoht Iron Works a company that has a branch In this city Flans Track the Newtown Square sportsman Mr duPont who made tr A i VI Southland old Kentucky and the best bits ol the periods throughout our history Semirustic walls urc covered with stained shingles Tht wide overhanging foursided roo with the gables cut olt will make Saratoga live again in Delaware The same general mode is carried out ainonp the lesser buildings al though many ol the winterquarters will shy away from the general con struction plan The grnndstand has ample room for the crowd to circulate There will be a minimum of congestion Those bearded boys from the House of David invaded Boothwyn last night to tangle with John Bergdolls Delco VaVey Dairymen Rain cut down the battling to five Innings but a large crowd was on cowboys romp off with a 5 to 3 do hand nevertheless to watcli the clslon In the abbreviated encounter After giving the assembled fans a bit of a treat with their tricks in heir pepper game the bearded gents stepped right out and grabbed themselves a run in the initial frame Chet Zerchers homer evened the count in the third but the Davids got another in the fourth and a third marker In the fifth The Cowboys really rose up and slapped Quiim all over the lot in the fifth and before the rain could halt the fracas the locals had pshcd over four runs and won the Al Gwinn delivered the most telling blow when he lashed out a scorching singleto Kmpr Orantham and H Zcrcher 3b McMastcr ss Cantwell cf Vann tham rf Rosenberg H Wiggins 2b Owlnn c Braucr p ramps lead to with Totals many stairs leading to the lower floor where the betting windows arc installed The front boxes of the grandstand are ten feet high which allows the crowd to pass about un der the grnndstand without ham pering the views of the spectators Lucchl c If 3 Vann 3b2 Shadowcn cf 2 Woods Ib3 bLUL C JjJIUCi ash ig markers oil b n n n n Lets take a look at the contend ers who are in a mad scramble to get the nominationto challenge the world champion New York Yankees for American League supremacy DetroitSticking close despite a run of tough luck which robbed the Tigers ol ueveral key men Have shown no signs of quitting Power Lo burn and enough pitching if Rowe comes back in good shape the White Sox shot their bolt when they won those 10 straight and then let the Yanks knock them down when they had a chance to take the lead Pitching tiptop but hitting spotty and de fense shttky Cleveland Lacking in spirit smartness and tciim play They can murder mediocre pitching but smart hurling stopsthe Indians Infield totters in tight places overlook this club which finally achieved balance tnd cleared the decks for a more larmonious spirit by recent deals The most robust hitting infield around and an improved outfield Pitching looking up too a bare chance to gut back in the race Badly in need of a sparkplug Of these possible contenders the team that demands looking Into to day is Boston The Red Sox snapped Washingtons mighty navy seeks another sweep of Uie Poughkcepsie regatta June 22 Bow to s err Huskies varsity boat above arc Roger Morris Chuck Day Gordon Adam John White Jim McMijlm Hunt Joe Itanlz Don Humn and Coxswain John Rosenkranr only new man In the championship boatload Bow to stern in the George KEATING TOPS RALPHFRANR Upsets Leader in Delco Pool Tourney Winning by 100 to 63 Claymont Keatings prediction came true last night He saw a victory for himself over Ralph Frank in a Delaware County Pockeb Billiard championship match and then went out and trounced Frank 100 to 63 The game was the slowest of the tourney thus far and found both players using innumerable safety plays Both cuetnen took plenty of time with their shots studying each position and in the end the player with the fewer mistakes came out on top Frank who had been undefeated in three matches prior to last nights contest scratched himself right out of the running Twice he was pen alized 15 for three consecutive scratches losing a total of 34 balls on the twobad strings Had he not Punishing Poughkeepsie Test for the Lionhearted Come the late afternoon of June i fending champion and winner of 22 when the sun is beating down the 1936 Olympics California the on the Hudson river hot enough to chief challenger Navy make the old steam boil 5G lean best bet Wisconsin the easts back In the ort their fourth straight yesterday voune mcn who for weeks have I swim after 13 years of landlubber by polishing ofl the White Sox twice been lea ing the lives of monks will I ing Cornell 14time winner before 52 and 32 h7inhipetcd to 0 minutes of backthe boys on the west coast found TllF beS heartfearing lungburri out about this business Syracuse In the stands In addition every seat in the stand was made with a desire togiveeach spectator a per fect viewof the race The most modern of the pnrl muluel systems has been installed along with the photofinish equip ment complete radio and loud Gustarfaris 2b 1 Catina ss2 Martin rf2 Quinn p2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 10 3 5 15 4 Bcrgdoll 0010 House of David 1001 Vann speaker equipment and most com1 Stolen plete pressboxes of its kind in the Runs batted relic r Gwinn 2 country to lend a modern touch to Grantham Rosenberg Wood Sha country the rustic idling Three Strips for Kacliijf The track ifself is a horsemans paradise There are In reality three complete tracks two for stee plechase running and one for the flat racing All three tracks have the finish line directly in front of the grnndstand One of the steeple chase tho1 natureof n crosscountry affair that crosses the main track at the head of the back stretch This track will have a dis tance of two and a half miles Four teen jumps arc on the Infield In the clowcn Catina Twobase Cnntwell Gwinn Home Zcrchcr Winning Losing Umpire Beck The Yanks whacked Cleveland for the third straight time yesterday 97 Crosettl Dickey and Selkirk hit homers The Yanks made 14 ills off four Cleveland hurlers hrce times the Indians were in ront and faded They have the orst CHSC of Yankee Stadium jlt ers of any team in the league Theyve lost five straight games in New York All the Yanks have to o Is wave a menacing bat at an ndian pitcher and he folds up The other American League games were out The Phillies turned their wrath on the Cardinals and belted the great Jerome Herman Dean out of he box to triumph 137 Until yes terday the Phils had lost eight in a row to the Cards Dean was rapped for H hils in seven innings and charged with his fifth defeat Hcrshcl Martin nnd Chuck Klein Par Golf modern galley slaves of the seven varsity boats entered in the Poughkeepsle Regatta out about this business Syracuse out for just the row this time and Columbia winner of the first race held in 1895 Washington Is favored to repeat It defeated California quite easily The only difference is that they in a paddle on the Oakland Estuary arent shackled to their oars by early in the spring but Coach Al heavy chains but by heart strings Ulbrickson is rather dissatisfied with their indomitable spirits and the heavehoing of his varsity lads might bench the Olympic stars their indomitable spirits will to win They along with those scrawny for the jayvees little packages known as marathon There wouldnt be a great deal of difference if any here however j because the jayvees hung up a bet runners are the true amateurs of sports They get nothing They give all Their very all Most Punishmp Sport No sports event demands so much of its performers as does the four Legion Action Starts Tonight Rained out of their scheduled opening game in the Delaware county eliminations in the Na tional Junior American Legion Baseball tourney the i Chester team sponsored by City Post No 390 will get under way tonight when they face Upper Darby at 6 oclock on the P M Q field The local Post has gathered one of the strongest teams ever to represent the city in a Legion tournament and are concentrat ing on winning the Delco title Three teams are entered in the county play and in the only game played thus far Oakmont de feated Upper Darby 6 to 0 lost those counters the game would have been one of the closest of the entire tourney Three players are now tied for first place in the round robin tour nament with three victories and one defeat They are Frank Keating and Jack Kefalas Tonights game at the Lord Brothers Welsh street parlors paius Charley Welsh and Lefty Robinson the match getting under way at 830 HOLMES WINS LEAGUE GAME past Poughkeepsic Football box Ing lacrosse of these the entireproject possible Having steeplechase coursesincluding wa had close contact with the racing tcr hedge and barrier hazards game for many years Mr duPont Tnc nmitl lrnck ls rt the need for an ideal track that js considered the finest in the united States It was laid out by Frank M Kelly a i Tex an who is famous for this work Clarke Pardcc jrcsident engineer on the job great deal todo with the success of both theVflat racing strip and the stecpleehhse course I the Stanlon layout is a I horseflesh arid to give the conunu nitya monument of civic pride through the vicinity of Stanton he found the ideal spot for his plans and being a man of um otuniuii mjuui 11 tion he promptly set the wheels in rnci establishment of Sena motion1 that ground out the bcaulinor Donald Ross that Is one of the i f iat nmu its unvGllincr units of Its kind It in cludes a quarter mile track where the Senators stable can be worked daily Stnbles ami buildings are that gets its unveiling June 26 J The local duPont brought Philip T Harris into his scheme once the organization plans were completed Mr Harris had designed several beautifur buildings for the duPont j family and was considered one of the greatest artists tural field The Media architect a graduate of M I T famous Boston college and has gained fame throughout the east for his out standing work Harris found in the plans of MrduPont theanswer to every architects dream and caught the idea of theplant immediately The answer to how well Mr Har ris planned the designing will be found by every racing fan who manages to get a glimpse of the Stanton site An impression of Sar atoga Kas been brought to the Dela constructcd along the same lines as the main track and were also designed by Mr Harris Combines Best Features William S duPont brought out the best improvements possible m the the entire unit All mistakes of other tracks were elim inated and all the main assets were Incorporated In the Delaware unit Years of study and ideas of manj racing men went into the genera construction of the Stanton track Mr duPont will have many horses of his large stable on the grounds when the racing season opens iiext SaturdayRoscmont winner of the led the 20hlt onslaught against ganlcs are So exhausting ns Pough Dean Johnson and Wlnforii They I noriHir made four hits each Johnny Mize hit two homers and Mcdwick one for the Cards Hugh Mulcahy went the route for the Phils yielding 13 hits The other National League games were washed out ter time than the varsity in beating the California juniors on the Estu ary The east is depending on the a bit of its glory of old and end the far western dynasty which has ruled the Poughkeepsie waves since 1932 Navy last eastern home The injootauiayer is car rlecl from the field a substitute fresh and fullbreathed scampers nell Syracuse and Princeton with out defeat this year But those west coast boys from Washington and California have no SEARSROEBUCK WINS Spacing their action between the showers of last night SearsRoe buck moved into fourth place in the Keystone Softball Ieague by nosing out the Wetherill Plant team 11 to 10 The victory enabled the Sales men to switch places with the Ches ter Times and moved them to within a half game of third place Staats and Bavacco each had a pair of homers for the Sears team each player getting one with the bases filled These two blows clinched the victory in the freehit ting game Holmes F C defeated Plush Mills 15 to 7 to end streak of six games in the Delco Amateur League Holmes F C ab h Moore Ib4 Osteholt ss 4f5 Holblnger c 5 Founds H 5 Kouba 2b 3 Pfander3b 5 Warren cf 2 Grayson rf 4 Ferrier p 4 3 10 3 2 0 0 e 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 Totals37 19 15 15 Plush Mills 2b ab h 41 41 42 W ilinUlKtLHl Ulll UlcV in to take his place But thcic is Tespect for time norticje nor the Wright c Richardson Helm p Hainis Ib4 2 Lucher 3b4 1 Shuebrook rf4 0 Wilson cf3 1 Robinson ss 3 0 Douthwait ff 3 1 9 1 a e 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 9 7 19 5 1 Yesterdays Chapman Red Sox recently acquired out fielder who singled in the tenth 1 the run twin bill no discharge for the agonized oars man with the blistered bleeding hands Let em bleed big boy and row row row The dnzcd boxer gets a minutes rest every three cool refresh Tars and theyll probably pant and paddle across one two again this year LINCOLN ROSES ON TOP oTeticourageinentstrong whiffs of The Lincoln Roses took their sec ond victory in the Delaware County Softball League by defeating Mar TWO IN SEMIFINALS AT Playing In an Oakland tournament Byron Nelson followed Johnny Revolta and Henry Picarcl to the tee of a par four 440yard hole with considerable trepidation Stretching before him was a nar row fairway flanked on the left by a deep gorge and on the right by Two favorites were in the semi finals of the twentyninth annual Delaware State Tennis Champion ships at Wilmington today with the second two players still to be de cided after rain halted play Richard Bennett University of California tennis captain and Rob ert Kumrnth of Texas University woje extended to three sets ycster smelling salts to clear the brain cus Hook Fire Company No 2 last But the oarsman gets nothing exnight by a S to 2 score The Hook ccpt the hot sun poured into his ers took a 2 toO lead in the first face blinding eyes already bloodshot but wereheld scoreless thereafter from strainand all he hears arc A threerun burst in the fourth the maddening beat of the coxswain clinched the game for the Roses anrt his shrill insistent commands The exhausted hockey player can appeal to the sidelines for sviccor He can drag his weary bones to the bench and rest and recuperate But the oarsmen has got to keep on rowing and rowing and rowing there are no substitutes there is no rest for the weary It is sports worst grind to be sure and it makes digging ditches Marcus Hook Fire Co No 1 ab r h o a Iny Bennett defeated Lindsay seem like a weeks vacation by the Frnnklln of Texas 61 57 62 seashore but you if while Kamrath scored a 16 G2 you wanted places with 64 victory over Gerard Podesta of any one ofthese 56 young men on Princeton University Tuesday afternoon outTOfbounds Both Picard nnd thu ware track In an effort to bring back the old ideas of racing when it was a sport for sports sake the buildings have been constructed in much the same fashion as the Sara toga establishment which is one of the oldest plants in America Buildings Beautiful The grandstand Ss a low rambling building that gives the impression of being a group of buildings in stead of a single unit It is the last word in designing a beautiful monument to all who had a part in Its fashioning Mr Harris to gether with William T Converse contract engineer of the project not only worked out this grandstand as a scenic wonder but also made it a complex achievement for viewing the races in comfort eliminating all possible congestion making easy access to the betting windows which will number and bring ing a friendly atmosphere to the entire building The grandstand is the main unit of the entire plant It is a beauti Noones Selections AT AQUEDUCT Cross Cromarty Idle Elf Harry DundriHin Post man Home Speed Jacqueline M No Wire Jtcola Fair Company Sun Sport Rainland Miracle Drawbridge Car vola Busy K Whitcsand One Santa Anita Handicap richest horse race in the appear at the Stanton meet before it is con cluded Delaware county will be repre sented by other famous sportsmen at the Delaware track Samuel D Riddle owner of Man OWar nnd War Admiral will have a c6mpletc stable unit of his own at Stanton including his own cookhouse which is in the nature of a restaurant for his helo Walter M Jeffords who like Riddle hails from Glen Riddle will also have a large stable on hand Many other Delaware coun tlans have huge interests in the plant as well as these noted sports men Tomorrow afternoon the track will lave a preview for newspaper men The finer things of the plant will be ointed out by the authorities who nnde this remarkable unit and a general tour anrl inspection will be made which will naturally be for warded to the public by the mem bers of the Fourth Estate Mr duPont and his architectural lieutenant Mr Harris have brought beauty into the race fans dally life nnd when the thoroughbreds speed around the circuit with that smooth flowing benuty that only they can produce one must doff ones hat to the men who created the perfect beautUxil park for the Sport of Kings W J B Poore c cf Walker p Hickey 3b Jenkins sf McClure ss Reynolds 2b Ramsey rf Smith Ib Kates cf Maccurla c Latureo If Revolta had taken sevens on hole Nelson whacked a drive right down the aisle and then got ott a booming spoon shot which found its way Into the cup or an cngle two The green was fast and sloped to the left and at one time Nelsons ball was 12 feet behind the hole Hardly nny other bad shot cm disgust the golfer more than does the shank That is hitting the bnl with the socket oC the clubhcnd It is so thoroughly demoralizing be cause its cause is most difficult to determine and correct There are several reasons for the shank such as hitting from the out side across the bal having hands ahead of clubhcad at impact standing too close to the ball or not executing the pivot properly However 00 per of all shanking can be traced to the left knee It must be straight nnd firm at impact to avoid this one of golfs worst faults Postponed matches were yet to be played between Dr Carl Fischer of Woodbury N J and Bob Har manUniversity of California fresh man nnd between William Wester ncld Tulanc and Louis Wcthernll Cosily Event The Poughkeepsie Regatta Cthls will be the 39th casts about SB5 000 to stage The cost was too much in 1933 at the depth of the depres 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 1 2 3 Attend the KEESEBAXTER SWIM EXHIBITION Saturday Juno 19 By ADAM SMITH 19Z4 Olympic 1500 Meter Champion Assisted by Miss Mary DiMcdio SPRINGFIELD POOL 2 P Til MORTON POOL 3 P M xi i For lounging luxury or swimming a Catalina Swim Suit Sold Exclusively in Chester at REESEBAXTER CO 706 EDGMONT AVENUE i Wctherall and Fischer held leads whenrMn sloppedplay V I rVTTSJQ MONTULjAL GAlfSb The Montreal Royals picked up another halfgame in the Interna sion for the Intercollegiate Association sponsors of the event and it was canceled Tlie shells used by the boys cost about S6000 apiece They nre made of cedar paperthin about C2 feet T T nncl weigh about 350 pounds JUiWYLfEjivo Thc oars mule of spruce tire 12 feet long and weigh between eight to 10 pounds The scullers average about 34 tugs Totals30 2 Lincoln Roses Chattcn 3b3 Crcaner If H Gomberg KS McLaughlin Ib Duffy cf J Gomberg c Kennedy sf Reim 2b2 Vanhorn rf Hickcn p 6 18 1 5 Totals 27 5 1 21 7 1 Marcus Hook No 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 Lincoln Roses 0 1 0 3 1 0 tional League race today but trailed a minute on these oars for the four Snm Snead winner of the P G As driving contest was Helen Hicks caddy in the 1928 womens and the leading Newark Bears by games The Royals nosed out the Jersey City Giants twice yesterday 21 in the 33inning curtain raiser and 42 in the abbreviated nightcap which rain halted after five innings It took Newark 10 innings to beat the Rochester Red Wings 43 in the miles and somebody has figured ort that this means between 700 anc 800 strokes during the race It wouldnt be so bad at that if the strokes didnt increase at the finish when the oarsmen are stroking close to 50 times a minute Is it any wonder then that you frequently see all eight men in first came nnd rain overtook the boat winners nnd losers both slump second contest with the two clubs into sweaty quivering exhaustion as their craft scoots across the finish line tied 33 after five Innings Baltimore defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 21 The second game wasnot started because of rain both of the BuffaloSyracuse golf championship games were washed out Seven crews are vcars race They are Washington entered in thi the de DOUBLE RINGER 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 4 7 1 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 FATHERS DAY Other Sports on Page 15 AT SUFFOLK DOWNS 1 Old Reb Milk Slarogan 2 Foliphar Shanlimc Lady Milly 3 Foggy Morn to The Rescue Cravat 4 Bnlslrode Blessed Event TJ 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