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TUEJUL231968 Southern Illlnoisan SECTION TWO TUESDAY, JULY 23, 1968 SECTION TWO Pinch-hitter Brock delivers Cardinals 'pinch' Phils 5-4 in ninth By te Associated Press It's the bottom of the ninth Inning and you're two runs down. But you've got two on and nobody out and the league's MVP—your clean-up hitter—coming up. So you pinch hit for him. Right? Right, agreed struggling slu- ger Orlando Cepeda after pinch hitter Lou Brock's ground single three-run rally that keyed swept the Cardinals past aWWUL, l ' llt ' w"*v**«—- r Philadelphia 5A in a nationally televised game Monday night. "It was the right move," said Cepeda, the National League's 1967 MVP, of Manager Red Schoendienst's switch to Brock, which helped the. Cardinals open their league lead to ll'/= games. "I'm not hitting and Lou is the faster man. You put in the fast Boozed man to stay out of the'double play. "And he's the manager." While the Cardinals were scrambling to their 16th victory in 20 games, the New York Mats trimmed second place Altanta 5 - 2, running t-h e Braves' losing string to four. Houston topped Los Angeles 4-0 and the Chicago Cubs swamped San Francisco 7-2 in other NL action. ST. LOUIS Davis If Javier 2b Flood cf Copoda 1b ' Brocfc Ph Shannon 3" McCarver c Tolan rf Maxvlll r.5 Carlton p Splczlo pll Willis p Gagllflno ph Granger p Totals One out •cored. PHILADELPHIA Roias 2b Per.a s:. Gonzalez cf Allen II Lock tl Taylor 3b Brlgss lb Ryan c Fryman p Boozer p O. Jackson p Totals Philadelphia St. LOUls P—phlUdelphla RBI 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 a o 0 Phils southpaw Woody Fryman, backed by Don Lock's three-run homer and Roberto Pena's bases-empty blast, took a 4-2 lead into the ninth at St. Louis. But John Boozer replaced Fryman after Julian Javier's leadoff single and Curt Flood beat out a bunt against the reliever. Brock, the Cards' hottest hitter in recent weeks, had been given a rest by Schoendienst. But he got the call to bat for Cepeda, who was hitting .264 after going l-for-3 against Fryman. The slim speedster bounced a single through .the right side scoring Javier, sending Flood to third and raising his batting average to .290. Flood scorec the tying run and Brock trotted to third on Mike Shannon's one- hop ground-rule double into the right center field stands anc Tim McCarver hit'Grant Jackson's first pitch to right for the game-winning sacrifice fly. Dave Guisti scattered seven hits at Los Angeles as the Astros handed the Dodgers their 18th setback in 21 games this month. Dick Simpson singlec and scored the first run' in the fifth inning and doubled home another in the sixth. Tom Haller had three of the Dodgers' hits. The Cubs broke a 2-2 lie i the eighth inning at San Fran Cisco : on a two-run pinch double by Willie Smith, then shot beyond reach with a three-run 29 5 10 5 when winning AB t H RBI 1 0 ; 1 0 o 3 0 0 0 0 McCarver. Fryman Boozer [L.10J G. Jackson Willis Gr.ingor (W.4.0) T-::20. A-17,619. 30 4 4 .! 0 000 103 000- 4 100 100 OOJ—5 St. Louis 1. ER SB SO 3 1 4 opens with upset Haverford, Pa, (AP) Denise Carter couldn't help become a tennis player. Her mother played, her father played and her twin sister played. At the Carter home in Los Altos, Calif., they hung tenms balls on the Christ.mas tree. This family didn't play just for fun. Each member was a competitive star of sorts. Mom and dad once competed at Wimbledon, The twins ranked high in North California tennis circles before they got married. So what could be more natural than the youngest of the tennis-playing Carters coming up with the big upset on the opening day of the 69th annual Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Bill Hayes of Du' Quoin is the air president and long associated with the harness industry. Charles Lerner, Carbondale jnvestment broker, is new to the larness racing game and quite exited about Jet Time, the two- year-old trotter he jointly owns with Hayes, "Jet Time is eligible for the 1969 Hambletonian and so far ooks like a good prospect, says the enthusiastic Lerner. "He won two races on the county fair circuit upstate and he ran (raced Lerner corrected himself) a mile in 2:12.4. That's good for a beginner." Gossip, the two-year-old trotting filly owned by another Du Quoin-Carbondale syndicate, collected a couple of seconds. Jet Time is sired by Florican, which set a world trotting mark Championships. Miss Carter, a 17-year-old 6-0. The blonde with a big smile, Monday ousted top-seeded Karen Krantzcke, Australia's fifth ranked woman player and 1966 winner of this tournament, 7-5, ,.,„ .men's competition was won as expected by the five seeded stars who played first- round matches. Second-seeded Charlie Pasarell of Santurce, Puerto Rico, the No. 1-ranked U. S. star, defeated B. P. Stepbenson of England's combined Oxford Cambridge team Ashe of Richmond, 6-1. 6-0. Arthur v a the No 2-rated American live than money may V3., W- ""• r . .. 1 _r , _~l ^Hini-Tll C Vd., Hi^. nv> •« -« and third-seeded, disposed of Oxford-Cambridge's A. H. Bill!, 6-1. Marty Re:ssen of Evanston, i-.jww*-—— j ofNewYorkCitye- burst in the ninth. Glenn Beckert stroked a single and double, extending his season high batting streak to 27.games and Joe Niekro boosted his pitching mark to 9-6 with relie' help from Phil Regan, 7969 Hamhletonian hopeful at Du Quoin several years ago only'to have the better known sire, Star's Pride, beat the mark inthenextfaeat. While Lerner is still checking himself to say a horse paces or trots'instead of runs, his-wife Jan, is having her problems with race track lingo. The Lerners visited the trophj room at the Hayes Stables a Du Quoin and were told two of the colors on display had been worn by the late Gene and Don Hayes when they wore the red white and blue silks of Hayes Fair Acres Stables. "Oh, look at the cute jockej jackets," exclaimed Jan. "There was complete silence,' laughed Charley. "I guess we won't have to explain we are beginners in the harness busi ness. 1 ' Robinson hosfs P.O.A. tourney Robinson, a little town of 7,800 people in Eastern Illinois famed as the home of Heath candy bars, will host a Professional Golfers Association tournament the weekend of Sept. 26-29. There are so many professional golfers-that-they all cannot play on the top circuit week after week. There are also more people trying to promote golf tourneys than there are dates. So the P.G.A. has accommodated both its own members and the promoters by arranging two tourneys on many weekends. It was one of those secondary tourneys that Dick Heath, the Robinson tourney chairman, thought he was landing originally. More than 70 members of the Robinson Country Club donated S500 or more each to get the tournament". By postponing the son tourney two weeks from the date originally planned, Robinson will host tine only P.G.A. meet of the Sept. 26-29 weekend.. The Arnold Palmers of golf may not be attracted by a $35,00 tourney. However, since that is the only competition that weekend on the P.G.A. circuit some name players undoubtedly will be there. Something more attrac- How's that again, ump? New York Mets catcher Kibler after he was called Jerry Grote flashes a look of out at third in Mets' 5-2 win astonishment at umpire John at Atlanta Monday night. Grote had tried to make it to third on a single by Larry Stahl, Belleville, III, product, but was thrown out by Felipe Alou. (AP Wirephoto) Major league standings AMERICAN LEAGUE w 59 • 55. 5' •» Pct. G.B. 5 i 9 12'A 13 1316 Detroit Cleveland Baltimore .Boston -, --. •--California 46 46 •• (B ' Oakland -46 "49 Minnesota a *> .... New York 43 49 .467 Chicago •") " ,435 Washlnpjon 33 56 .363 Results Monday Oakland t, Chicago 0 California 6, Minnesota 5 Boston 7, Now York 6 Cleveland 7, Baltimore 3 Only games scheduled Games Today California (Brunet 10-9) and Burgmcler (1-3) at Minnesota (Morrltt 5-11 and Keller 0-0), 2 games Iwl-nlght Cleveland [Williams 7-4) at Baltimore (Bunker 1-0), night Boston (Plzarro 2-1) at Ne w York (Bahnsen 8-4), nlant ' Detroit (McLaln 18-3) er -Wasslnston (Pascual 7-5), night Oakland (Krausse 6-8) at Chicago (Prlddy 1-5), night Wednesday's Games Boston at Baltimore, night. Detroit at Washington, night California at Mlnnosota, night Oakland at Chicago 2, twl-nlght NATIONAL LEAGUE Monday in NFL camps Bill Brown rehims;Sfarr goes home W 62 SO 46 Freeburg. The 19-year-old youtl was standing on a railroad track when a switch closed and caught his right foot. He was trapped as the coal train came along and severed his leg. So when the St. Louis Biffi- kens renew their series with the Salukis at the SIU Arena in February, Diecker will not be able to resume his prep feud with Mike Hessick, the 6-10 Saluki from New Athens. The South Seven Conference may need to elect a new president this fall. Jimmy Evers of Centralia, the only coach ever named to head the conference, will be sidelined until m i d- October by a heart attack. The 57-year-old Evers, who had his first attack nuring the 1959 football season, was strick- Pet. G.B, .646 .526 .505 ,500 .500 .495 ,.179 17 19 20Vi 11 V, 13Va 14 14 14'/3 Ml .M .433 St. Louis Atlanta Cincinnati San Francisco Philadelphia 46 46 Chicago 48 49 Pittsburgh 45 49 New York 46 52 Los Angeles 43 53 Houston 42 55 Results Monday Chicago 7, San Francisco 2 St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 4 New York 5, Atlanta 2 Houston 4, Los Angeles 0 Only games scheduled Games Today New York [Seaver 8-6) at Atlanta (Rood 9-5),. night Cincinnati (Maloney 8-8) at Pittsburgh (McBean 7-9), night Philadelphia (Wise 6-6) at St. Louis (- Jastcr 7-5), night Houston (Wilson 7-11) at Los Angeles (Osteen 7-14), night Chicago (Jenkins 10-10) at San Francisco (Perry S-B), night Wednesday's Game« Chicago at San Francisco Philadelphia at St. Louis, night Now York at Atlanta, night Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, night Houslon at Los Angeles, night _ By the Associated Press I Minnesota Viking fullback Bill' Brown is back in camp after a brief absence and Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr is back home — and the Packers hope that will be a brief stay, too: Starr, who quarterbacked the Packers to the National Football League title and the world championship, worked out briefly at Green Bay Tuesday, then 1 was sent home, apparently suffering from a case of influenza. There was no indication how long Starr might be out. Brown, who walked out of the Vikings' training camp at Mankato, Minn., Saturday in an apparent contract dispute, ret- turned to camp, went through two workouts and said he wants to be prepared to play for the Vikings. , General Manager; Jim Finks I is due in camp today and was (expected to talk-contract terms with Brown, the team's leading ground gainer. There were a couple of other notable contract disputes, and one notable agreement. The agreement i n-y-o 1 v e d scrambling Fran Tarkenton and the New. York Giants. Quarterback Tarkenton signed a one- year . contract estimated a t about $60,000. . The disputes involved safety Jerry Richardson and .tht Atlanta Falcons, and defensive tackle Frank Parker and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Richardson quit the Falcons when his demand for a guarantee that he play at least three games was turned down by Coach Norb Hecker. Richardson, a four-year-man, needs to appear in at least three games to be eligible for the-.NFL pension plan. ' "I can't guarantee anybody anything,"' Hecker said,. "I told him he could get out there and make the club like the 73 other niys we have in .camp. We just can't cut or .make guarantees indiscriminately.-". Richardson said if he couldn t have a guarantee, he wanted a release or a trade. . ' Parker,. obtained in a trade with Cleveland, failed to report to the Steelers' camp. The club said he was holding out for more money. Safety Elbert limbrough, who sat out .the 1967 season, signed a contract with the- New Orleans Saints. Bob Dee,, veteran defensive end who has played in every Boston Patriots' game—112 o] hem—since the A me r i c a n Football, League was formed in 960, announced his retirement. Dee said he had a business op- wrtunity "too good to resist." CINCINNATI REDLEGS SK5N FOUR DRAFTEES Cincinnati (AP) Cincinnati <AJT ; wwi. v~~ —. The Cincinnati. R.eds an- day night before 12.182 fans at nounced -Monday the signing of | Fairgrounds Stadium our players selected in last Alyea stroked a Billy McOool n°onth ? s free agent baseball pitch over the left field fence * l_.:n. _;»/%U V.IIMVIOM iMinPt HaP- UVU WleUi Ui«"W ".—v , players not otherwise interested The Robinson champion automatically qualified; _ for the -1 many ne:»eii ui UNIICIUUUV M- , ,ston IU fourth-seeded, 1969 tour and for annual events ' 4°\2 over I. L, Hewitt, such as the Tournament another Oxford-Cambridge of Champions at Las Vegas. The Dlaver Robinson prize money also will Premit Lall of I n d i a , be counted m the offical yearly seventh-seeded, defeated Paul standings. UcUllUJUgiJ' ., Since all the players on the rYanis 01 1N6W lUift ^",J< v~*i u oun,» a« —- r— * ~ 3 and eighth-seeded Stan Smith P . G .A. tour are fine gofers of Pasaclena, Calif., runner-up even though some may not be tast week in the National Clay we ll known, fans at Robinson Court Championships, elimi- are sure to see some great golf n-Hed Dan Bleckinger of the Sept, 26-29 weekend. 0 Among E-othV'd'istaf f That was a horrible accident Among UK. _ ^ „:„,.., which ha pp e ned to Rich Diecker, the 6-7 St. Louis U. frosSi eager who-played prep basketball at Marissa. On July 10 he was working at the River King strip imne near players, second-seeded Rogers of Rye, N. Y., Vicky eighth .TtUfcvio w* »-j -' - • • — , ranked American woman, advanced with a 6-3, 6-0 victory Kanarek of New over York City. en again on Jusy 7 while ing a daughter at Elkhart, Ind. Evers retired from coaching after the 1967 season and bad continued as athletic director. J. H, McKinney, Pete Gentry and "Fat" Mathis of Herrin, Harry Shotton of M a r i o n will attend the Little League world series at Williamsport, Pa., in August. All long have been Little League officials. Frank Bietto,.the Phoenix junior college teacher who keeps us posted on the great Southwest, caine home to Benld last Friday and will be visiting Oar- bondale friends soon while on vacation. Flora and Indiana have swapped football coaches. Al Werneke, Flora coach the past three years, resigned to go to Brazil, Ind. Then Graham Updike, an assistant at Terre Haute Gerstmeyer, was named to succeed Werneke. UNIROYAL TIRES JAKE'S TIRE AND RECAP, INC. 3 " E. Main, C'dalc, SS. io« N. Court, Marlon in E. Madison, Hcrrin New Tires — Guinnloed Recap DETROIT GROUP OFFERS $100,000 FOR TITLE FIGHT Detroit (AP) A Detroit group has offered $100,000 to either Joe Frazier or Jimmy Ellis to defend their portions of the heavyweight boxing title, against the winner of a fight -between Alvin "Blue" Lewis and Eduardo Corletti at Detroit's Olympia Stadium Wednesday. "We will offer either champion a minimum purse of $100,000 for a title bout," said Nick Londes, general manager of the Olympia Stadium, "The first one who accepts the offer will get the bout." Compare this Invincible with aiiy cigar at 10c or 2/25c GO KING EDWARD America's Largest Selling Cig*r_ SEE Marvin Wright SAVE $309.90 ON A NEW 1968 CHEVY-VAN 108" WHEEL BASE, 6 CYLINDER, AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, RADIO, SIDE MIRROR, BLUE WITH MATCHING SEATS. Was $2783.90 $2475°° A GROB DEAL CAN'T BE BEAT North of Morphysboro On Rt : 13 and 127 OPEN 8 TILL LATE NOW Medwick and two others to Hall of Fame Gobperstown, N. Y. (AP) Medwick, Goslin and Cuyer—three more names 'that stand for baseball greatness. Joe "Ducky" Medwick, Leon "Goose" .Goslin and.-the widow of the late Hazeri "Kiki" Cuyler were present -Monday for formal- induction : ceremonies at >aseball's Hall of Fame. ''It's, been a long .time coming," said Medwick, /'.'But I'm very proud. My .life is now complete." '••.'...' 'The 66-year-old Goslin, overcome by emotion, said: "Have been lucky. I want to ;hank God, who.gave me the isalth and- strength to compete with these great players. I.will never forget this. I will, take this'to my grave." • . Mrs. Cuyler, whose husband died in 1950, said, "I know my husband would be very proud today. Baseball was his life and it was a- good life." ' ' Commissioner William D. Eckert presided at the ceremonies-which preceded the annual game in which Detroit trounced Pittsburg 10-1. Medwick, 56, was voted into the Hall last January by the Baseball Writers Association of America. It was the final time lie would have been eligible before moving into the jurisdiction of the 12-man veterans committee. Cuyler and Goslin were named by the veterans group. Mediwck played with St. Louis, Brooklyn and New York of the National League from 1932 to 1948. He compiled a .324 lifetime average and won the Triple Crown with St. Louis in 1937. Cuyler hit .321 and _stole 328 bases while playing with Pittsburgh, Chicago, Cincinnati and Brooklyn from 1921 through 1938. Four times he led the National League in stolen bases. Goslin hit .316 with Washington Detroit and St. Louis of the American League from 1921 through 1938. His hitting played key roles in Washington's only three pennants. A National Baseball Library also was dedicated. In the game Don. Wert's three-run homer off Jim Sunning highlighted a four-run first inning for Detroit. Ray Oyler and Mickey Stanley also homered for the Tigers. Pittsburgh's only run ?ame in the fifth on an error and Donn ciendenon's single. INTERNATIONAL STARS BEAT CINCINNATI 3-1 Louisville, Ky. (AP) Brant Alyea, the International League's leading home run hitter, cracked a two-run homer in the fourth inning, powering the IL All-Stars to a 3-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds Mon- draft. They are outfielders | with pinch runner Chuck Har- Dickjrison on base. Alyea has 31 JLncy alC (/UI.HOJMVA.O i^*>*»i r..KJW-. -— West and Gregg Slape,. infielderj regular season homers Vince Coleman and pitcher! Galon Cisco, Dave Roberts, )oug Dreier. The four were j Steve Jones, Jim Rooker John assigned to the club's Sarasota Gelnar and Dick Drago limited earn of the Gulf Coast League, the Reds to eight, hits. "You mean you buy any bourbon that's on special sale? YOUBOUNDERI" Insist on the elegant 8 year old WALKER'S DELUXE STRAIGHT EOUBSON.WHISKEY • 16 PRODF • HIRAM WALKER i SONS INC., PEORIA, IU.