Wayne Friery 3-28-63 Baytown Sun

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Wayne Friery 3-28-63 Baytown Sun - Sports Thursday, March 28, 1963 Hit Th II By...
Sports Thursday, March 28, 1963 Hit Th II By J1MMIK WOODS Sun Sports Editor Baytown provided its baseball following a wonderful change of pace here Wednesday afternoon ihe Ganders hit the ball — e'ght hits including a two-run homer by Joe Aguilar — and they finished strong to post a 5-1 victory over Houston Reagan. Alter the last week,- when the Ganders lost Jour of the five games, there was legitimate doubt whether they could handle a batted ball in tlie infield after the third inning without kicking or (hrowin* it out of the park. Baytown started clumsily Wednesday, committing errors on some incredibly easy plays and allowing Reagan a brief 1-0 lead the third inning. d two more ished lookin Wll they. have in. weeks. Baytown had opportunities failed to put to{ occasions, but picked James, base in the sea Reagan calche on In an error ; the third, Probe Unearths Gambling But Butts Still In Clear . ers came back with tie last of the third in the fourth and ' better afield than eeks. . . two double play Wednesday and gether two on both the Ganders did successful pick-offs nissed two more. •, Baytown's start- and Donny Burch Petit off second >nd inning after the r had gotten there nd a stolen , base, it was Oliver to Randy Fowler lingering off first. Fowler, set up for the play on a sacrifice situation, was breaking for second when Oliver threw to Rincon. Burch tagged him out as he slid into the bag. Everett Nix, who relieved Oliver in the fourth, and Burch worked up the other pickoff, taking Robert Moss off second. Nix had almost caught Moss moments earlier at first base. The throw wa s in the dirt, and the Reagan relief pitcher moved to second on the error. Baytown put two of its four errors into the third to produce Reagan's lone run. It started when Oliver dropped a weak pop fly on the first base opei Wai nick Fric B Rea lose bas righ ard pick ing run. 01 to _ e H< imrr t }.;,., LJlll ter base catch side, putting Fowler on base lo open the inning. He got a strike on Wayne Friery on a foul bunt, then picked off Fowler and struck oul "riery. But Oliver lost Joe Howington Reagan's starling pitcher and the loser, on a full count, and third baseman Darrell Kleb singled to ~'- 1 " center. Right fielder Rich- Hargraves errored on the pickup, and Howington came rac- home with the game's first Oliver struck out Ronnie Carton to end the inning. Howington got in trouble almost nrnediately in the last of the third. He struck out lead-off bat- Burch. but he walked the . bases full passing Robert Maxwell, ATLANTA (AP) — Records show that Wallace Butts matte telephone calls to persons who had been involved in gambling on college sports events, "but mere is no evidence that Butts was engaged in gambling," Atiy. Gen. Eugene Cook of Georgia says. Cook said Wednesxiav that he At Birmingham, Ala., SEC Commissioner Bernic Moore said he is calling a meeting of the conference executive committee. But he said it might be a month before the members could get together. . "I am not calling the meeting It is fashionable, as you know, Aguilar and Hargrave. Oliver hit a sharp roller to short, tiiiu Karry Krolczyk momentarily bobblcd it. putting Oliver on first and scor- mg Maxwell from third. When straight Howington balls to threw Rincon, £<> t to his loped a 2-1 pitch v , 7 ay u ngh ! fie ' d fence about ICzyk banged /or his fil ' st Cz-awford came in to relieve him and Howington, charged with his fourth loss in five starts, finished the game in center field. Crawford threw the fourth ball to Rin- ccn to walk Aguilar home, but he- got Steve McAfee on a pop foul to first base. He walked Savage, however, sending Hargraves home. That was all for Crawford, and Moss came in to strike out Kelly Rushing and to finish the game. ?s'tx relieved Oliver on the Conference Set Friday Baytown golt coadi Jay BoiJin- gcr released his two-team, one a double to right field to open the inning, and Nix's second pitch hit Petit. Moss sacrificed the runners to second and third, but Nix caught Charles Blackburn looking at a third strike. He walked Fowler to load the bases, but Friery was called out on strikes to end the inning. From there on Nix fared pretty well. He struck out the side in the fifth, and the Gander infield backed him up well in the sixth when he walked leadoff batter Krolczyk. Burch played to Savage to force Krolczyk on Pel it's grounder to second, and Maxwell rrtrr-od PrHt on Moss* bouncer in the hole. Nix and Burch picked Moss off second and that finished the frame. Nix hit Howington with two out in the seventh, but Hargraves took Web's fly ball in iefl field to end the game. Baytown looked best in the last of the fourth, however. For a change, the Ganders came up \viih a hit with a runner on base. They had failed to manage that simple expedient in the first and second innings when they put their leadoff Hargraves singled behind him and Nix walked, but Moss got out of the inning by getting Rincon on a grounder down the first base side and McAfee on a Asjuliar, and a pair of RBIs. over the left SlWoot mark of the season e aeuson grounder to third. Aguilar wound plate with a single and Rincon also Oliver, Nix, p Rincon. .. McAfee/ c Savage, ss Rushing, cf Burch, 2b _, Maxwell, 3b 2 TOTALS 27 REAGAN Kleb, 3b .... A / Garlon, 2b II 3 Krolczyk, ss ? Petit, c 2 Bouden. cf "II" t Crawford, p Q Moss, p | Blackburn, If " 2 Montgomery, If n Fowler, rf 2 Friery, ib 3 Howlngtan, p, cf i PO-A 0-1 1-1 0-2 11-1 0-0 C-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 6-0 0-0 0-0 18-4 P cf i TOTALS' "IIIIsi Compare 19" 3-h.p Briggs 22" 3-h.p Brfggs

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  1. The Baytown Sun,
  2. 28 Mar 1963, Thu,
  3. Page 22

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