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or w m i sports The Indianapolis Star Section 4 Radio-Bridge SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 31, 1963 Cook Says Butts Vital Data Sparks Helps Tribe To Fifth Victory, 4-1 Gave Hoosier Rookie Has Hurled 5 Runless Frames By MAX GREENWALD, Star Sportswriter Dade City, Fla. The big rookie from Bloomington, inu., uick. aparKs, came tnrougn with another sparkling pciiuimanue yesieraay ior tne Indianapolis Indians Southpaw Ed Drapcho and Jim Morns joined Sparks as Tribe pitchers in a 4-1 con-quest over Little Rock's Ar kansas Travelers. The victory was the fifth straight in exhi bition play for the unbeaten Indians. iparks, who twirled two scoreless innings against Den ver Monday, blanked the Travelers for three frames yes terday. He allowed one hit, a single, and walked one batter. THE bonus hurler has not appeared in a pro game yet and is unassigned in the Chi cago White Sox camp at Sara sota. He also whiffed four batters all his strikeouts on called third strikes as Sparks' fast ball was catching the outside corner. Sparks, who would like nothing better than to go North with the Tribe for Inter national League competition, wasn't entirely satisfied with his showing, however. He wasn't able to do much with his curve because of a strong wind. As poised as a veteran, Sparks personally took care of one of the two baserunners Arkansas managed against him. He trapped Tom Norwood off first base and the out was made in a rundown. Drapcho, Tribe reliefer last season, prevented the travelers from scoring as he allowed three hits in his three innings one to an inning. The Arkansas run was scored in the seventh off Morris, drafted out ' of the Cleveland organization by the White Sox. Two singles and a walk set up the Travelers' marker before Morris eased out of a bases-full dilemma with a side-retiring double play. Shortstop Bill Dawson went to his right to get the twin killing started. Davidson started another double play to end the game. HIT AND RUN The Indians had two on in the third Brian McCall's liner to shortstop Norwood resulted in an unassisted double play. Indianapolis loaded the bases in the fourth but Gary Johnson, who belted three of the seven Tribe hits, was run down between third and home He got too far off third after a pitch bounded a few yards away from catcher Joe Lon- nett. Ken Berry then scored from third on a wild pitch. Ramon Conde's t w o - o u t triple into the left-field corner drove across a run in the fifth A pinch double by Jim Koranda, which traveled down the leftfield line, and McAll's single over second supplied a run in the seventh. Johnson's double to center led to the tribe's final run in the eighth. Gary Kroll, third Arkansas pitcher, retired the side on strikes in the ninth, giving him four whiffs in a row. Bob Gontkosky also fanned four as Indianapolis batters struck out 10 times. Drapcho escaped in the sixth with two on by striking out Larry Daniels Green-wald. INDIANAPOLIS AB Buford, 3b McCall, rf 5 Conde, 2b 5 Johnson, lb Berry, ef ... Johnston, If . Napier, c ... Davidson, Sparks, p ... Drapcho, . Koranda ... Morris, p Total 31 LITTLE ROCK AB Norwood, it 3 Woods, 3b 3 4 4 Daniels, If 4 Emery, lb Fields, cf Morgan, 2b McOraw, rf Lonnett, c Siebler, p ... Gontkosky, p iRelmer Kroll, p O It 27 Totals 32 i Doubled for Drapcho In seventh. 'Singled for Gontkosky In seventh. INDIANAPOLIS MS 110 HO-4 Little Rock 000 000 100-1 RBI-Conde, McCall, Norwood, Napier (Berry scored on wild pitch In fourth). 2B-McGraw, Koranda, Johnson. 3B- Conde. SB-Napier, McCall. S-Sparks. DP-Norwood (unassisted), Davidson, Conde and Johnson 3. LEFT-lndion-apolls I, Little Rock 7. If n K EK BB JO Sparks (W) J 1 0 0 I 4 Drapcho 3 3 1 2 Morris 3 3 1110 Siebler (L) 4 3 113 2 Gontkosky 3 3 2 114 Kroll 2 1112 4 WP-Slebier. PB-Napler. U-Carabba and Enold. T-I:2. Toronto Takes3-0 Cup Lead Montreal (AP) Veteran goalie Johnny Bower turned in the first Stanley Cup play off shutout of his long career last night and helped Toronto to a 2-0 victory over Montreal, giving the Maple Leafs a 3-0 lead in their best-of- seven semifinal set. The fourth game will be played in Montreal Tuesday, with the fifth game, if nec essary, in Toronto Thursday. Bower, 38 years old, who had appeared in 38 previous playoff games, was forced to make 32 saves. FIERY Eddie Shack gave the Leafs all the room they needed with a goal at 13 minutes and 14 seconds of the middle period, with an assist going to Bob Pulford. Pulford, a center just one day short of his 27th birth day set up Shack's Goal then put it out of reach with his second playoff goal, an unas sisted effort late in the final period. Bo, Dean Fined $250 By Rigney Palm Springs, Cal. (AP) Pitchers Bo Belinsky and Dean Chance of the Los Angeles Angels were fined for showing up at the ball park 2V2 hours late Satur day and one source said the fines were $250 each. This is the second time Belinsky and Chance have been involved in trouble together. Last season they were fined $250 each after an early morning escapade. Manager Bill Rigney didn't say how much the fines were this time. But a re porter said a player, whom he didn't name, told him Belinsky and Chance will be docked $250 each. ADMIRING GLANCES Three of the gals participating in The Star's Women's Ten-Pin Classic, which opened last night at Hindel's, admire the big trophy which will go to the winner of the team event. Left to right, they are Lucille Shertzer of Bloomfield, Phyllis Peters of Columbus and Evelyn Spindler of Jasper. They rolled in the opening round. Story on Page 2. (Star Photo by Ed Lacey Jr.) Ayala, 66-1 Longshot, Wins Grand National Southern Cal Upsets Yale For Swim Title Indians Get Ex-Cleveland Bonus Player Sarasota, Fla. (Spl.) Gene Leek, 25-year-old in-fielder who received a $100,000 bonus in 1959 to join the Cleveland baseball organization, will report tomorrow to the Indianapolis Indians' training camp here. Leek was acquired yesterday from the Los Angeles Angels of the American League in a deal that sent Tribe catcher Bob Roselli to Hawaii, the Angels' Pacific Coast League farm outlet. LEEK WILL be tried at third base and shortstop here. He was with Cleveland, San Diego and Mobile in 1959. After his 1960 season with Mobile he was recalled in December that year by Cleveland but was picked up by the Angels in the American League's expansion program. In 1961 he batted .226 in 57 games with the Angels. Roselli came to the Indians after the close of the 1962 season from the present Chicago White Sox. He was the No. 3 catcher for the Chisox in the 1961-62 season. He was drafted after the 1960 season from Sacramento. Raleigh, N. C. (AP) Southern California overhauled Yale with Per Ola Lindberg's stun ning upset in the 100-yard freestyle and Jan Konrads' triumph in the 1,650-yard freestyle and won the 40th annual NCAA swimming championship last night. The Trojans finished with 81 V2 points to Yale's 77 and 52 for third-place Michigan. Minnesota was fourth with 44 and defending champion Ohio State finished fifth at 38. Lindberg, a 23-year-old junior from Sweden, shocked favored Steve Jackman of Minnesota and two Yale aces with a 47.1 -second victory in the 100 freestyle, and set a meet record. JACKSON, who has a 46.5 pending for the American record, finished a disappoint ing third. Steve Clark, whose 47.2 in qualifying stood as the record u:itil the final, was fourth and teammates Mike Austin and Dave Lyons finished second and fifth, respectively. Konrads, Southern Cal's Australian import and former holder of eight world freestyle records, won the 1,650 easily in meet record time of 17 min utes, 24.0 seconds. He and Ohio State's Lou Vitucci, who won the 3-meter diving title, were double winners. Konrads won the 500-yard freestyle and Viticci won the 1-meter dive Thursday. Southern Cal picked up seven points from Bob Bennett, who won the 100-yard backstroke in meet and NCAA record time of 53.8. Louis Schaefer of Ohio State, the defender in the backstroke, could do no better than fifth. MINNESOTA'S Walt Rich ardson pulled to a 51.6 vie- Aintree, England (AP) A 66 to 1 longshot named Ayal and owned by London hair stylist "Teazy Weazy" Ray mond won the 122d Grand Na tional Steeplechase yesterday and made it a great day for some women bettors and the bookmakers. Ayala, who cost his May fair coif fur $735 in 1959, took the lead in the last few strides of the 4-mile and 856 yards race and grabbd a three-quart er length victory over Carrick beg. Pat Buckley, a 19-year-old jockey who didn't know he'd ride Ayala until last Saturday brought the winner home in one of th closest finishes in many years. Old-timers recall a similar finish in 1938, when the American horse BaUleship owned by Marion du Pont Scott of Virginia best Royal Danieli of Ireland by a neck, HAWA'S SONG was third in th field of 4 starters another five lengths away, and Team Spirit finished fourth Team Spirit is owned by Ron Woodward of Indianapolis and John K. Goodman of Tucson, Ariz. Raymond his real name is Pierre Bissone is a household their money on was Owen's Sedge, who came in seventh. Owen's Sedge is property of Hollywood movie star Gregory Peck. Only 22 horses cleared the 30 stiff jumps in what is recognized as the world's most difficult steeplechase. One horse, Avenue Neuilly, was destroyed after falling during the race. Ayala's upset was worth $59,682, the biggest prize in the history of the race. Car rickbeg won $7,816 for owner Guy Kindersley and Hawa s SZliA'"0"' "X "y SonS collected $3,519 for owner k. m. Mepnenson. A 9-year-old chestnut gelding name among Britain's fashion conscious women. Many of his customers had a pound or so riding on Ayala. The other horse the girls put by Supertello out of Admiral's Bliss, Ayala covered the tory in the 100-yard butterfly. He had set a meet and NCAA mark of 51.5 in qualifying and has a 50.6 pending for the American record. Yale's 400-yard freestyle relay team won in 3:09.7, breaking its meet record of 3:13.5 in qualifying. The Eli foursome has a 3:11.3 pend ing for the NCAA mark and a 3:08.1 for the American standard. Defending champion Richard Nelson of Michigan and Gardner Green of Princeton tied for the 100-yard breast- stroke in 1:02.2. FINALS 100-yard freestyle-1-, Per Ola Llnd- bera, Southern California, 47.1. 2, Mike Austin. Yale, 47.3. 3. Steve Jackman Minnesota, 47.4. 4, Steve Clark, Yale, 47.5. 5, Dave Lyons, Yale, 48.1. 6. William Wood, Michigan state, 44 100-Yard Backstroke-1, Bob Bennett, Southern California, 53.. 2, Jeff Mat- son, Mlchiaan State, 54.0. 3, Jed Graef Princeton, 54.4. Ed Hortsch, Mlchloan, 54.4. 5, Louis schaefer, Ohio state, 55.0. 6, Roger Goetsche, Yale, 55.0. Meet and NCAA record. (Old record of 53.9 set by Charles Bittlck, Southern California, 1961, and schaefer, 1962 NCAA meet.) 100-Yard Breaststroke-1, Tie between Richard Nelson, Michiaon, and Gardner Green, Princeton, 1:02.2. 3 Peter Fo-garosy, N.C. State, 1:02.5. 4, John Goge, California, 1:02.6. 5, Ted Pttraz. South ern Illinois, 1:03.1. 6, William Driver, Mlchiaan State, 1:03.9. 1,650-yard freestyle-1, Jon Konrads, Southern California, 17:24.0. 2, Roy Bur-ry, Michigan. 17.41.0. 3, Thomas Dud- lev, Michloan, 17:50.6. 4, Brian Foss, Southern California, 17:53 6. 5, Gary Meinricn, Cincinnati, 17:52. z. 6, HkKa Suvonto, Stanford, 18:05.9. (Meets and NCAA record; new event). 100-Yard Butterfly - 1, Walt Richard son, Minnesota, 51.6. 2, fie between Mike Mealiff, southern California, end Dick McDonough, Villanova, 52.5. 4, Martv Hull, Stanford, 52.7. 5, Gerrv Livingston, Florida, 52.5. 6, Nat Clark, omo state, 53.4. 3-Meter Dive - 1, Lou Vitucci. Ohio State. 496.90 points. 2. Ed Boothman, Michigan, 467.20. 3, Billy Glueck, Ohio State. 421.9. 4, Roy Nichols, Rutgers 389.28. 5, Pete Cox, Michigan, 396.60. 6, Gordon Beavers, Texas, 386.80. 400-Yard Freestyle Relay , 1, Yale (Charles Mussman, Dove Lyons, Ed Towsend, Mike Austin), 3:09.7. 2, Minnesota, 3:14.1. 3, Villanova, 3:14.3. 4, Southern California 3:14.5. 5, Michigan State, 3:15.1. 6, Army, 3:16.2. Meet and NCAA record. (Old record, 3:13.5, set by Yale In qualifying). TEAM SCORES - Southern California Faison' s Ailing Knee To Be Cut San Diego, Cal. (UPI) Earl Faison, San Diego Chargers star defensive end, will have to undergo surgery for an ail ing knee, according to Charg er head coach Sid Oilman Faison, the American Foot ball League rookie of the year in 1961, was sidelined last sea son after he suffered the knee injury. "He seemed to be coming along real well and then the knee locked on him, Gillman ivi, Yi 77, Michigan 52, Minnesota said yesterday. "It's awfully 44, Ohio State 38, Srandford 21, Villanova , . i . ... ' . . f lv,, Princeton and Michigan Stat is, I saic, uul ii a gui iu uc tut. VrZ.'hwn 'iZ'SJ&r t Otherwise he probbaly would nnois 5i caiiremia, Fiorina eni Kutaers De on ana orr again ail next , , .,,.. i u, 'u "i i w ' u ia Oklohetna I. season. muddy course in 9 minutes, 35 seconds. The record is 9:2045 established by Gordon Miller in 1934 and equalled by Bogskar in 1940. TEAM SPIRIT owners were delighted with the horse's performance: "To finish fourth in a race like this is quite something," said American Woodard. "Team Spirit was jumping a bit too high on the first circuit and that lost him a lot of ground. "But on the second circuit he made better time than any other horse in the race. He was going like the wind at the finish and if the race had lasted another quarter of a mile he would have won." 1 00-B utter fly Record TiedByKathyEll IS Cleveland (AP) Blue-eyed Donna De Varona, who will be 16 next month and accord ing to her coach "still has lots of room to improve,' again set an American swim ming record last night a 2:15 in the 200-yard individual medley. It was her fifth record-breaking performance of the women's Senior National AAU indoor championships. Two new champions were crowned Cynthia Goyette, 16, of Detroit in the 100-yard breaststroke, where she equalled the American record of 1:11.7 she set in the afternoon qualifier; and Kathy Ellis, also 16, in the 100-yard butterfly. Miss Ellis, a high school junior from Indianapolis, tied a meet and American record of 59.2 seconds set last year by Mary Stuart of Vancouver, B.C. Miss Goyette took the lead on the turn for the last lap and finished three feet ahead of Alice Driscoll of Louisville. It was her first national title. Donna, a Santa Clara (Cal.), high school sophomore, said she was "going for at least a 2:15 and would like to have KATHY ELLIS Wins 100 Butterfly done better." She had held the old meet and American records for the 200-yard medley, the latter the faster at 2:18.3 and both set last year. HER COACH, George Haines, said "She's in the best shape of her career, but by no means at a peak. She still has a lot of room to improve in the years ahead." Donna has been in five events during the four-day meet which ends today and has had a part in five American records. Her performances have helped the Santa Clara Swim Club to make a runaway of its team defense. Santa Clara has 9iy2 points to 27 for the Cleveland Swim Club. Los Angeles A. C. is third with 25, followed by Northern Virginia, 19'2; Summit, N.J., UWCA and Dick Smith Swim Club of Phoenix, Ariz., tied at 17, and Philadelphia Vesper Boat Club, with 14. Another defending cham pion, Robyn Johnson of North ern Virginia Aquatic Club, was upset in the 500-yard freestyle by Sharon Finneran, 17-year-old junior at Marshall High School in Los Angeles. Sharon, who now holds five National titles, set a meet and American record with her 5:23.4 clocking, beating by 3.8 seconds the American record set by Miss Johnson last year. FINALS 100-Yard Butterfly-1, Kathy Ellis. Indianapolis, :59.2. 2, Sharon Stouder, City Commerce, Col., 1:00.8. 3, Kim Worley, Sanla Clara, Cal., 1:02.1. 4, Malory Templeton, Los Angeles, 1:05.1. 5, Joan Lloyd, Cleveland S.C., 1:02.6, 6, Sue Pitt, Summit, N.J., 1:02.7. (Ties meet and American record set by Mary Stuart In 1962). 500-Yard Freestyl-!, Sharon Flnner-man, Los Angeles, AC, 5:23.4 2, Robyn Johnson, Arlington, Va., 5:27.1. 3, Gin-nie Duenkel, Summit, N.J., 5:27.2 4, Terrl Stickles, Santa Clara, Calif., 5:35.8. 5, Joan Hockett, Summit, N.J., S:41.3. 6, Doral Schweitzer, Summit, N.J.. 5-43.5. (Meet and American record, old records 5:27.2 by Robyn Johnson In 1962.) 100-Yard Breoststroke-1, Cynthia ttoy-ette, Detroit Turners S.C., 1:11.7. 2, Alice Driscoll, Louisville, Lakeside S.C., 1:12.2. 3, Jeanne Anne Dellekamp, Indianapolis AC, 1:12.3. 4, Dale Borrhard, Washington Congressional Country Club, 1:12.9. 5, tie between Ann Boncroft, Northern Virginia Aquatic Club, and Linda Kurtz, Santa Clara S.C., 1:13. (Equals American record set by Miss Goyette In qualifying). 200-Yard Individual Medley-1, Donna DeVorona, Santa Clara S.C. 2:15. 2, Judy Norton, Cleveland S.C, 2:19. 3, Joan Ferris, Arden Hills, Col., 2:21.3. 4, Maddie Ellis, Indianapolis, 2:21.3. 5, Jean Hollock, 2:22.2. 6, Nina Hormor, Philadelphia Vesper Boat Club, 2:22.9. Meet and American record. (Old American record 2:18.3 and old meet record 2:18 9 set by Miss DeVorona In 1962). Talk More Than Casual Football, Prober Declares Atlanta (AP) Attorney General Eugene Cook of Georgia said yesterday that results of an exhaustive state investigation indicate that Wallace Butts, former athletic director at Georgia, gave vital football information to Coach Paul (Bear) Bryant of Alabama before their teams played last fall. Cook said his conclusion was that a September telephone call between Butts and Bryant was more than casual football talk. "The evidence, after a thorough investigation, indicates that vital and important information was given about the Georgia team, that it could have affected the outcome of the game and the margin of points scored," Cook said. THE ATTORNEY general's investigation started nearly two weeks ago after the Saturday Evening Post charged in an article that Butts and Bryant were in collusion to rig the Sept. 22 game which Alabama won, 35-0. Butts and Bryant have denied the Post charges. They have said they talked by telephone on various occasions about rules of the Southeastern Conference. Butts has filed a $10,-000,000 libel suit against the Post publishers. As the state investigation neared a climax, Cook said he would try to get his report to Governor Carl E. Sanders by Tuesday. Sanders ordered the investigation in the wake of the Post article. "But the area of investigation concerned with gambling will be left open," Cook said. He has said his investigation thus far has uncovered no evidence that Butts or Bryant gambled. U.S. Senate investigators are seeking to determine if gambling was involved in the game. State Investigtors, headed by Cook and his top assistant, James H. Therrell, said evidence compiled by a team of six men working at nights anrd on week ends showed that: A telephone call was placed by Butts in Atlanta to Bryant in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sept. 13, the date that an Atlanta I insurance salesman, George P. Burnett, said he was accidentally cut in on a Butts-Bryant conversation. Two polygraph tests, one administered by Georgia Bureau of Investigation Chief B. G. Ragsdale, indicated Burnett was telling the truth about what he said he heard Butts giving inside information on the Georgia team to Bryant. Both Cook and Ragsdale said Friday the state test indicated Burnett was telling the truth. Butts and Bryant, on advice of attorneys, did not submit to polygraph tests from Ragsdale as requested by Cook. Both said they took other tests which indicated they were innocent. Their attorneys said new tests would serve no useful purpose. All Georgia coaches except one said if the information noted by Burnett was given, to Bryant, it could have affected the game's outcome. A letter from Dr. Frank A. Rose, University of Alabama president, to Dr. O. C. Ader-hold, University of Georgia president, quoted Bryant as saying he received from Butts information about Georgia offensive plays. ROSE SAID LATER his March 6 letter was concerned with defensive rules discussed by Butts and Bryant and that he did not intend to suggest football secrets were involved. He said that where the letter referred to "plays," he meant "techniques." Cook already has said he found no violation of state laws and has indicated final disposition of the matter will rest with the SEC on ethical, not legal, grounds. "I want to emphasize that this state investigation was aimed solely at an impartial finding of facts in this case," Cook said. AND NO PADDING! If you think American football is a rough sport, you haven't seen rubgy ptayecr. Indiana defeated Notre Dame in this game yesterday at Bloomington. This play finds the Hoosiers trying to get the ball in bounds to Ron Tsuchiya while four Irish defenders seek to break up the effort. The game resemble football except that any player may kick the ball anytime. Sometimes they miss and that hurti. (Star Photo by Bob Dougherty) 1

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