Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA)

 - Class of 1927

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THE YONCOPIN CENTENARY COLLEGE 5 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE 2 The previous day ' s luck changed and the second game of the two game series resulted in a victory for the Gentlemen. Davis pitched su- perb ball and his teammates gave him a lead of five runs in the early stage of the game. At no time was he in any great danger, he had good control, struck cut six men, and walked only one. Allday was the hitting star of the game, his triple in the fifth being responsible for four of the runs. CENTENARY COLLEGE 6 . MILLS APS COLLEGE 11 Occasionally a ball team has what they call an " off day, " when they can ' t hit, field or even throw a ball. Such was the case in the first game with Millsaps. The Centenary pitchers (all of them together) gave up fifteen hits, while their teammates were booting and throwing the ball around for a grand total of fourteen errors. But never-the-less, there was one player who could boast of his playing. It was Poole Tinsley " Shorts " Connell, who in the right field had seven put-outs, one assist and no errors. Allday got his usual triple. CENTENARY COLLEGE 16 MILLSAPS COLLEGE 3 The Gents scored almost at will, starting the game by making three tallies. Stewart was in good form and held the visitors to seven scattered hits. Errors by the Majors helped the Centenary team to score in six out of the nine innings. Millsaps used four pitchers but were unable to check the hitters of the opposition. Good base running on the part of the Gentlemen was the sensational feature of the game. 180

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JTHE lONCOPIN c !ii Frank Boydston, Outfield " C " Frank is playing his third and last season as a regular on the Centenary team. His won- derful throwing arm and his good judgment on fly balls as well as his hard hitting have made him conspicuous in the team ' s play. Frank is serving as co-captain with Glenn Crawford. Glenn Crawford, " C " First Base This year, as in other seasons, " Ham ' s " versatility has been a great aid to the team. How- ever, " Ham " has been allowed to remain in one position much longer than usual, and he has shown up especially well. He is a fast and graceful first-sacker, covering a large territory in a faultless manner. Albert Beam, " C " Outfield This season closes the fourth year of successful baseball playing for " Ab. " Beam cannot be appraised too highly, because he is worthy. He is a heavy, consistent hitter and a versatile fielder. Marshall May, " C " Catcher In aiding " Dutch " with the work behind the bat, " Dummy " has always been ready and eager to do his share toward winning ball games for Centenary and he has contributed some good work toward the cause. Files Binion, " C " Catcher " Dutch ' s " fighting spirit and his good judgment have done wonders in steadying the pitch ing staff and keeping team play at its highest pitch. He knows his pitchers and he works hard to get their best efforts. He never lets down in the fight, but plays hard and encourages his team mates. Mi 179



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=THE YONCOPIN — Lloyd Clanton, " C " Outfield This is Lloyd ' s second season to letter in baseball. His fie ' ding is greatly improved, and his hitting has also become better. His pinch hit in the second L. S. U. game came fat the psychological moment and thrilled every Maroon and White rooter. Charlie Smith, " C " Short Stop Charlie has been the fieMing star of the infield. He has started numerous double playis, acted as pivot in others, and ' grabbed ' em " out of the air or out of the dust with equal ease. As in the other major sports, he is a consistent and a brilliant player. Franklin Allday, " C " Second Base Just to prove " He ' s a Bear " at baseball, Allday got nine consecutive hits in ten trips to the plate in the first two games with L. P. I., and made several " seemingly impossible plays in the field " to quote the sport writer of another town. Allday ' s speed has been a great help to the team in base running as well as in fielding. Leon Scales Catcher Leon went out for outfieM last year, but this season he was shifted to the catching staff. Illness has kept him away from practice part of the t ' me, but he has worked hard and faith- fully and will be watched next year as a candidate for baseball honors. Clarence Davis, " C " Pitcher In spite of illness that kept " Jelly " out of spring training, he has begun the season in good form. His win over Mississippi College was especially well pitched. In addition to his ability as a pitcher, he is a hard hitter. ■ ' (. " ) r 1 131

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