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Author and former University vice-president, Shirley W. Smith, embeds a baseball in wet cement at the "author's premiere" in front of the Michigan Theater, May 1949

Author and former University vice-president, Shirley W. Smith, embeds a baseball in wet cement at the "author's premiere" in front of the Michigan Theater, May 1949 image
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Ann Arbor News, May 8, 1949
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SET FOR "SINKER" BALL: The "sinker" is a valuable pitch in a Major League hurler's repertoire, and Shirley W. Smith used a slight variation last night to embed an autographed baseball in a block of wet concrete. The ceremony was part of festivities at the "author's premiere" of a motion picture based on a story by Smith with a baseball background. Scriptwriter Valentine Davies, who adopted Smith's story for the screen, had previously enslabbed another ball (left) for posterity. The footprint in the cement was made "accidental" (so he said) by Attorney George J. Burke, who acted as master of ceremonies at the premiere.

Sports Calendar

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Bad Break

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Will Report On Saturday At Detroit

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Stub Overmire Will Be Starting Hurler

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Legion Juniors Win County Title At Ypsi

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Edwards Brothers Girls' City Softball Champions, 1937

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Ann Arbor News, September 4, 1937
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PLAY IN STATE TOURNAMENT TODAY: Edwards Brothers, who won the girls' city softball championship recently, will compete in the state tournament at Lansing today against the Remington Rand ten of Benton Harbor. If victorious today, Edwards will swing into action again Sunday afternoon at Ranney park against the survivor of games between three teams, Peter Pan of Lansing, Mutal Drugs of Niles, and Holt Recorders. The contest will start at 1 o'clock. Standing in the above picture, left to right, are Coach Tommy Ingram, Hazel Engels, Mildred Smith, Ruth Carstens, Lorreta Schlimmer, Esther Carstens, Evelyn Barnes, Helen Hickey, Helen Pegan and Coach Ned Hickey. Seated are Dorothy Pickard, Helen Carman, Lucille Stierle, Mary Pegan, Clarice Lytle and Nadenna Schmidt.

Having Good Season

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1948
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