Basinski, Jansen make baseball headlines
May 29-30, 1952
Portland Beavers second baseman Eddie Basinski plays in his 500th consecutive game as the Bevos win 3-2 at the San Diego Padres in Pacific Coast League baseball.
• Larry Jansen, a 31-year-old right-hander from Verboort, Oregon, keeps the New York Giants in first place in the National League, 1 1/2 games ahead of the Brooklyn Dodgers, with his 100th major league victory. Jansen holds the Philadelphia Phillies to give hits in a 4-2 win.
• Grant High wins its first city high school track and field championship since 1945. The Generals enter the final event trailing host Lincoln, two-time defending champion, by two points. Grant anchor man Traver Campbell overtakes Washington to win the half-mile relay in 1 minute, 33.6 seconds. The victory for Grant is a going-away present for coach Ted Ogdahl, who had announced he'll work at Willamette University next year.
Lincoln basketball star Swede Halbrook sets a city record to win the high jump in 6 feet, 2 1/4 inches.
• Oregon State College beats USC 12-10 in Game 1 of a best-of-three series for the Pacific Coast Conference baseball title.
• Top O'Scott Golf Club opens its remodeled swimming pool.
• Tickets are $1.50 each to the Mighty Midgets auto race at Jantzen Beach Arena. Parking is free. Phone TW 5555 for information.