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With the premiership positions still in- teresting, baseball players will return to their normal round of games on Satur- day after a break of two weeks for the Australian carnival.
Although affected considerably by the weather, the carnival probably will be a financial success as the evenness of the teams attracted fairly large attendances. Unfortunately, however, the final games had to be played on an open ground and although 5,000 people watched the games no gate receipts were received.
After the series representatives of the various States chose an ' all-Australian'
baseball team. Following the lines of the all-American football team, the play- ers chosen will not represent Australia in any matches but will merely have the honour of being named in what is con- sidered to be the strongest team Aus- tralia could field. The team for this year
Pitchers, J Lanfear (NSW) and C Puckett (WA); catchers, L Miller and A Goodwin (NSW); first base, A Barras (WA); second base, F Catt (SA); third base, W Rankin (NSW);
shortstop, R Corby (V); outfields, N Blanche (NSW), S Yum and J Denison (V). Utility, G Borwick (NSW); manager and coach D Mould (NSW).
Premiership points In the Metropolitan Dlslslon
FIRST ORADE-Prahran 20 High School Old Boss 21 Brunswick 19 Port Melbourne Iß Caultleld 15 Ivanhoe 15 Elsternwick 13 Preston 11 1MCÍ b Kc» 4 SECOND ORADE Maliern 21 Hartleys 20 Northcote l8 fairfield l8 Ormond Park lo Prahran 14 Hss\ksburo 12 Wllllnmslo««n I) Spaldlngs S Tooronga 8 THIRD GRADE -Flemington 28 Ncsiport 23 Preston 20 Maliern 10 Coburg It olenhuntls 12 Cnmbeiïcll 10 Caulfield 10 Iianho G W11 llwutosui 4 FOURTH GRADE-Brunswick 25 CTSOB 25 Alphington 24 B S O B l8 El
stcnmlck 17 II G O B II Sandringham 10 Old 3old 11 Harness lo Fairfield 0