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TWO THE NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS, TRANSCRIPT SATURDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 20. (963 Annual All-Star Benefit Softball Game Set for Sunday Williamstown Nine Will Meet Adams Williamstown and Adams American Legion teams will play a non-league game tomorrow afternoon at 5.30 o'clock on Mitchell Field in VVilliamslown. , The hour was set at 5.30 o'clock so as not to conflict with other area activities. This will be a rubber game between the two rivals. Each won at home in the regular American Legion series. This, each will be more than anxio-..s for a victory tomorrow. Coaches Billy Danaher and Billy Hart of the home team will probably send Jerry Madden to the mound if his pitching hand which he injured Wednesday is in good condition. Otherwise, they have a choice of Pele Foote, Billy Leele and Kim Chapman, Coach John Hartlage of Adams lias a choice between Chet Zajac and Jimmy Rand. Williamstown plays at Dalton on Monday and entertains this team on Wednesday. Summer Hasketball Postponed Games Listed for Monday Only one of the four games Mike Davine 15. Boisvert led the scheduled for last night in the North Adams Summer Basketball League beat the rain, two others gelling washed out and one halt- cd, However Hunter's and Lions in the Junior game at Johnson School court were lied 35-35 at the end of the regulation time but rain spoiled an effort (o get in an overtime period. The overtime will be played the next time the two (earns meet. Postponed were J. T. Bus Lines and Co. K tilt and (hey will meet on Monday at 6:15 o'clock at Marks while Nini's News a Western Gateway, also erased, will play Monday night at 7:30 at Marks. In the only game completed Police beat Hunter's 48-31, a Junior affair played at Marks. Ted Williams had 16 points, losers with seven. Police led at the half, 26-12. The summary: Police Davine Williams ... Dasatti .... Lewitt Kelly Noreross ... Howe Totals .... Sprague Patashnick Boisvert .... Lipa W. Hurlbut Gentile Tavares — Butlett 4 Ragowski 0 Totals 12 Officials: Noel, Foster. 16 1!) 10 48 F I 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 7 31 Ailment Fails To Stop Golfer At Cincinnati CINCINNATI (AP) —Maybe i pays off to have ailments when you play in the Women's Nationa Open Golf Tournament. Leading the field into today': final 36 holes of the $9,000 lourna menl is Mary Mills, a 23-year-ol< blonde with a back ailmen whic"h she says bothers her swin and which has limited her com petition this year to eight touma ments. Her closest competitor is Louis Suggs, the veteran pro from De: ray Beach, Fla., who has beei out of action for a full year be cause of ill health. Miss Mills, who seems ver; nonchalant about the whole thing tied (he Kenwood Country Clu course record Friday with i undcr-par 70 for a 36-hole lota of 141, five under par. Miss Suggs clipped one stroke off par for the second slraigh day and now has 72-72—144. Miss Suggs, of course, has been around the pro circuit a lonj time and is a former (op money winner. Except for her, however tiie big name pros will have Iheii work cut out for them In today 1 ! finish. Sandra Haynie of Houston, Tex is back at 147, six strokes behind Mary Lena Faulk of Sea Island Ga., is another stroke back a 148. Jackie Pung of Daly City Calif., is at 149. Kathy Cornelius of Scottsdale, Ariz, is at 151 and Betsy Rawls of Spartanburg, S.C who has won this event four limes, three since it has been sponsored by the U. S. Golf Asso ciation, is at 152. Far back at 158 was defending champion Mrs. Murle Lindstrom of SutUm, Mass. In between the two front run ners and the big names are two other comparative newcomers to the pro circuit. Clifford Ann Creed of Alexandria, La., who was tied wilh Miss Mills Thurs day, had n 75 for 146 and Patsy Hahn of Wilmington, Del., came up wilh 8 par 73 for a 147. Mohawk Tavern Edges Merchants Mohawk Tavern edged Merchants, 12-10 in the Old Timers Snftball League, Moreau the win' ner, Mort Freedman taking the loss. Moreau walked one. Each fan nt'it one. Clark had two homers, Macom- bcr one. Cohen, Bourdon, Morse and Clark hit triples. Macomber, Cunningham, Cohen, Allarcl, Ba- .shcvkin, Giusli and Bancroft posted doubles. The line score: Merchants .... 3023002—10 17 Mohawk 022 4.11 x—12 20 Saratoga Results FIRST- Hup (Richards) 4.20 3.00 2.40 General Sampson (Jevons) .1.10 2.M Valiant Hanover (Roider) SECOND— Cindy Berry (Lamb) 2.50 Duffeltc (Bogardns) Sky Eden (Folger) 3.80 2.60 2.50 3.00 2.M 7.50 Daily Double No's « It J paid $11.20. League Leaders (By lite Associated Press) jVational I/eaguc Baiting (200 at bats)—Groat, St. Louis, .331; T. Davis, Los Angeles, ,330. Runs—White, St. Louis, 73; H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 71. i Runs baited in—H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 73; Santo, Chicago, and While, St. Louis, 67.- Hits — Groat, St. Louis, 127; White, St. Louis, 123. Doubles—Groat, St. Louis, 28; Pinson, Cincinnati, 26. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 12; Gonzalez, Philadelphia, and Javier and White, St. Louis, 7. Home runs — McCovey, San Francisco, 29; H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 27. Stolen bases—Pinson, Cincinnati, 24; Robinson, Cincinnati, 23. Picthing (Eight decisions) — Koufax, Los Angeles, 16-3, .842; Matoney, Cincinnali, 14-3, .R24. Slrikeouls—Koufax, Los Angeles, 170; Drysdale, Los Angeles, 162. American League Balling (200 al bats)-Yastr- zemski, Boston, .333; Malzone, Boston, .324. Runs—Allison, Minnesota, 66; Kaline, Detroit, 58. Runs batted in—Wagner, Los Angeles, 61; Kaline, Detroit, and Allison, Minnesota, 60. Hits—Malzone and Yaslrzem- ski, Boston, 112 Doubles—Yastrzemski, Boston, 2(5; Versatles, Minnesota, 22. Triples — Versalles, Minnesota, and Hinton, Washington, 10. Home runs—Allison and Killebrew, Minnesota, 22. Stolen bases — Aparicio, Baltimore, 25; Wood, Detroil, and Kill- ton, Washington, 17. Pitching (Eight decisions) — Raclalz, Boston, 11-1, .917; Ford, New York, 14-3, .824. Strikeouts —Bunning, Detroit, 121; Pizarro, Chicago, 117. Dick Hart Has 3 Stroke Margin In Dallas Tourney DALLAS (AP) —Dick Hart, .a steady young man with plenty of lieart, takes the same three-slrok lead he had after one round in the third round of the Profession Golfers Association ehampionsh today. Tlie question is whether h can hang on for (wo more clay The feeling Is growing that tl: answer may be "Yes." "Don't write off this boy," h playing partners during (he firs 10 holes, Bob Keller and Die Turner, said, "He doesn't shak tasy. He's quite a player." This 27-year-old assistant clu professional from Hinsdale, 111., ahead of par despite the doubl extreme pressure of a demanding heat-blistered golf course and tl: anticipation that his wife, Joyci back in Illinois could present hii with his second child any ininut< I'm klad it's over," Hart sai after firing an unspectacular bi mpress've 72 Friday that enable u'm to maintain his lead over th worlds* greatest professionals wit a 3G-hole total of 138. While National Open champio Julius Boros, Masters champio Jack Nicklaus and the likes Tony I/etna, Doug Ford i Bruce Cramplon fired and fe back, Hart calmly drummed one-over-par round at the 7,04i yard, par 3G-35—7' Dallas Athle c Club course with 15 pars, on birdie and tw bogies. ft was good enough to keep In'i well in control of the pace—Hire shols in front uf Boros, Lema an club pro Shelley Mayfield, four o Nicklaus, Ford and 42-year-ol Xfanuel de la Torre, five up on 'oursome of Gene Littler, Cramp on, Bill Johnston and Doug Sai ders and a whopping nine shol ahead of golf's glamour bo; A mold Palmer. It look a score of 151 or belle for the two rounds to survive th cut to the low 75 players and tie for the third round today and th fourth round Sunday—portions o which will be televised national! (CBS). Harness Racing Feature Tonight WESTBURY, N.Y. (AP)—The United States is expected to domi nate the $50,000 Roosevelt Inter national Trot, Harness Racing' premier prestige event, at Roose veil Raceway tonight. Su Mai Lad is favored to win the IVt mile race with Sprite Rodney ex peeled lo be the second under tin /ire. Tie Silk of Canada, who won last year as a 10-1 shot by a necl over Su Mac Lad, heads the for eign contingent, but he is rate' no better than third choice in the morning line. Martini II o France, Tlieo Messidor of The Netherlands, Calcante of Italj and When of New Zealand rounc out the field of seven. Mimoum Ben Ali Bantam Champ MADRID (AP)-Mimoum Ben Ali of Spain won the European bantamweight boxing title Friday night with a unanimous 15-round decision over defending cham pion Picro Rollo. Ali, a 3-1 favorite, weighed 116 pounds, one less than the Italian Rollo. There were no knockdowns, hut :he 37-year-old Rollo had to clinch in the ninth to keep from sinking o his knees following a qO-blow series to the head and body. Ali carried the fight all the way. The two judges had it 11-2-2 and 12-1-2 for the Spaniard while The 25-year-olc Associated Press scored for Ali 13-0-2. Racing Data Green Mountain Attendance 5,224, Handle $173,743 Berkshire Downs Attendance 2,050, Handle $126,474 Washington Playing Best Ball in Loop fJiy the. Associated Press) Sometimes the most improbable lungs happen in baseball. Such as the Washington Senators playing the best ball in Ihe Amer- can League. And a minor league failure like Don Lock, who balled under .200 n the International League jusl ast year, breaking up game after game in the big leagues with time y base hits. Take Friday night. The Senators, trailing the hard- litting Twins in Minnesota, 4-1 aft- r seven innings, rallied for four runs in the eighth and broke hrough again in the 13th lo win -5. It was the cellar-dwellers' llth victory in the last 14 games. No ther club in the league can natch thai. Lock slashed a two-out single o drive in the winning run, In the eighth he singled In anther run during Ihe uprising gainst starter Jim Kaat and ace elicver Bill Dalley. The 26-year-old outfielder, pur- based Inst year despite « .194 atling average and a history oi lever hitting ,300 In six years in the minors, slammed a home run his first time at bat. That gave him 13 for the season, second high on the club. He leads the Senators in runs bat- led in with 47. Kansas City nipped Baltimore 2-0 and Detroit defeated Los Angeles 10-5. Rain forced postponement of games between the Bos ton Red Sox and While Sox in Chicago, and the Cleveland Indians and Yankees in New York. A throwing error by Twins shortstop Zoilo Versalles led to Washington's winning run. Ken Retzer, on base because of the error, advanced to second on an infield out and scored on Lock's single to right. Lefty Claude Osteen, Washington's winning pitcher, held off a Minnesota uprising In the bottom of the 13th to gain his fourth victory in 10 decisions. With one out, Don Mincher, Earl Baltey and Vic Power delivered consecutive singles but Mincher was out trying for third on Bailey's hit. Osteen got Wnlly Post to ground out to end th« gam*. **V ,-*'.. ,.s;vv .**,?/,?, '^ SKIING IN JULY — William Wells, right, of 91 Marion Ave., posei with two of his instructors «t the seventh international summer racing ichool «t Timberline Lodge, Mount Hood, Oregon. Left to right are Pepi Sramsham- mer, Innsbruck, Austria; and Anderl Molterer, Kitzbuhel, Austria. Skiing was held at the 10,000-foot level of Mount Hood. Over 80 students came from ill over the United Status to participate in the training camp. Belinsky Reports To Hawaii Team Of Coast League HONOLULU (AP) — Playboy pilcher Boo Belinsky, a big smile on his face and a pool cue in his eft hand, arrived in Honolulu Fri day, 55 days and four hours late o join the Hawaii Islanders ol he Pacific Coast League. He went directly from Interna- ional Airport to a nearby nighl club lo see an old friend, singer Bill Daniels. Belinsky was optioned to Ihfr minor leaguers by the Los Angeles Angels May 25, but he jalked at reporting unlil this week. He hasn't pitched a baseball in more than a month and a half and said it will take him 10 days to get back in shape. The 26-year-old southpaw joketi vilh newsmen at 'the airport. He was told by Islander pitcher Tom Morgan, an ex-Angel himself, thai here would have been a crowd 0 meet him but Honolulu's newspapers were on strike, "Yeah, that's why I came," he iaid. Explaining the pool cue, Belin ;ky said, "I understand there are a lot of players in the Islands, 'in a player too—of pool." Belinsky, who achieved over- light fame last year by pitching 1 no-hitter against Baltimore, was lue in Honolulu Friday morning, fe missed the plane in Los Angeles. "Like, o a.m. is too early, man," the wise-cracking pitcher aid in explanalion. The plane he laught left the West Coast at 1 i.m. PDT. Belinsky refused to report lo Hawaii in May and was placed 'ii the disqualified list. This cut Im off the payroll, and he will (ay off until he pitches again, has been estimated ths two- month layoff will cost him $5,000. Thomas Garden : ight Underdog NEW YORK (AP)—Unbeaten in; is last 1!) fights, light heavy- •eighl contender Allen Thomas nakes his bid for national honors a television 10-roundcr with rafty George Benlon, middle•eight contender from Philadel- hia, at Madison Square Garden onight. This is the Garden and TV ebut for the 24-year-old Chica- oan who steps up from the small lub and prelim ranks of the ig-timc arenas. His impressive umcricol record of 19-1-1, liow- ver, has gained him a No. 9 anking from the World Boxing Association and a No. 10 berth rom Ring. Despite the record, Tliomns is 13-10 underdog to Ihe 30-year- d middleweight contender, a 4-year pro veleran. Benton is inked fifth among the middle- 'eighls by the WBA and sevenlh y Ring. Thomas has agreed to make 165 ounds for his 160-pound opponent. Benton is out to atone for his 3ss to Hurricane Carter in his wn Garden debut last May 25. he defeat snapped his latest vie- iry streak nl nine. His record 47-8-1, Including 27 knockouts, homas has scored 11 knockouts. The 10-nnmder wilt be telecast y ABC-TV, starting til 9 p.m., ST. Pringle, Favreau (Keene Legion Lead Golf Field Walt Pringle of the Taconic Go] Club of Williamstown and Frei Fraveau o( Wahconah Countr; Club of Dalton stormed into th lead in first round play yestcrdaj of the annua' four-ball invitatio: tournament at the Wyantenuc' Country Club in Great Barring ton. Shooling 31 on the front nine the pair went into the 12th hole six under par. A heavy downpour late in the afternoon caught them on the 13th and they finished the back nine with two double bogles and a 35 for 66 .-.:.-! medalist hon >rs. Tourney play was highlighted by a hole-in-one on the 148-yarc lllh hole by Melford Mucke o the home club with an eight-iron He was teamed with Staff Kr»y nowek, also of Wyantenuck. In the Majors he Associated Press) National League IV. L. Pel. G.B Los Angeles Chicago ..... St. Louis — 5D 35 51 42 52 43 San Francisco 51 45 Cincinnali — 51 45 Plllsburgh ... 4B 46 Philadelphia ..48 47 Milwaukee ... 47 47 Houston 3S 62 New York .... 32 63 .628 .548 .547 .531 .531 .511 .505 .500 .367 .337 7!4 VA 9 9 11 1H4 12 25 27VJ Friday's Results Los Angeles 4, Milwaukee 2 Cincinnati 5, San Francisco 2 SI. Louis 7, Houston 2 Pittsburgh 9, Chicago 4 Philadelphia 2, New York 1 Today's Games San Francisco at Cincinnati (N) New York at Philadelphia Houston at St. Louis (N) Chicago at Pittsburgh (N) Los Angles at Milwaukee Sunday's Games Houston at St. Louis New York at Philadelphia (2) Chicago at Pittsburgh (2) Los Angeles «t Milwaukee (2) San Francisco at Cincinnati American League w. L, PCI. G.B. New York .... 55 34 .618 - cago 51 41 .554 5',i Boston 50 41 Minnesota ....SO 43 Baltimore .... 52 45 Cleveland .... 46 47 .549 6 .538 7 .536 7 .495 11 .474 13 .440 IS'.i .427 17 .359 23 Los Angeles ..46 51 Kansas City ..41 51 Detroit. 38 51 Washington .. 34 59 Friday's Results Cleveland at New York, rain Boston at Chicago, rain Kansas City 2, Baltimore 1 Washington 6, Minnesota 5 (13 innings) Detroit 10, Los Angeles 5 Today's Garnet Baltimore at Kansas City (N) Detroit al Los Angeles (N) Cleveland at New York Washington at Minnesota Boston at Chicago Sunday's Garnet Detroit a I Los Angeles Baltimore at Kansas. City Washington al Minnesota . Boaton at Chicago (2) Clay-eland at New York (2) Last Niqbt '(Bit ttie AssMlateit Prtn) MADRID — Mimoum Ben All, HI), Spain, defeated Piero Rollo, 11.., Ilnly, 15. European b»nUm- weight Illl*. Lists Series Ticket Plans Area Sports Events Little League Series North Adams North vs Pittsfield North Wahconah Park •- 6,00 North Adams South vs PitUfield West Clapp Park - 6.00 Adams vs Lee Iff — 6.00 North Adams Elks vs Sprague — 2.00 Modem Dairy vs Rotary Kemp Park Sunday Softball All Star Game Tri-City League vs Sprague League Noel Field - 2.00 KEENE, N.H. —Fans planning to attend the American Legion's national baseball playoffs sched uled here at Alumni Field Augus 25-31 must purchase their reserv ed seat tickets before August 1 Little World Series Committee- ol ficials laid today. The tickets, which have been on sale since early in the year guarantee the buyer a reservet seat for the entire tournament of 14 or 15 games. Officials have urged fans to take advantage of ;he sale before ths cut off date The reserved seat tickets are purchased at a savings and assure 'ans of an excellent seat Under ;he covered grandstand. There will be special prices for saeeball groups planning to at- .end the tournament. Adult direc ars of Legion, Little and Babe Leagues must contact Ihe Gordon-Bissell Post baseball com millee in advance in order to take advantage of the special prices of admission. The double elimination tournament will open at 2 p.m. Aug 25 when the New England ant West Coast champions collide. Tec Williams will throw out the first ball. The six umpires handling the tournament include Fred Ainsworth, Maine; George Soukas, N. H.; Ethan Geraw, Vt.; Ray A'Dmice, Mass.; Robert Butler, R.I,, and Ed Cordier, Conn. Dick Connors o" Albany, N.Y., Garry Brown of the Springfield Mass. Union, anti Bert Rafford oi he Keene Evening Sentinel will » official scorers. Sports writers and sports cast irs covering the tournament must ilck up their press credentials at he Gordon-Bissel'. Post 4 on West Street. Regular press cards will not be recognized al Ihe gate. Little Leagues North Adam* Police 13, Hunter's 5, George Taylor the winner, Bruce Davis the loser. It was the 17th straight fl ictory for Police, the first win w Taylor, 10. SO —Taylor 7, Davis 12, W — Taylor I. Wes Primmer Wt a homer, Russ £ rilman and Primmer had doubles. Oilman and Craig Rougeaii had hree hits each, Mark Clark two. RBIs: Primmer 4, Taylor 2, Clarke 2, Gilman, Rougeau. The line score: Police 351 103—13 14 si Chick's Cafe Posts Victory Over Greylock In agame played in a steady rain from t$e start to finish, thick's Cafe of Adams defeated the Greylock Community Club 10-7. in the Tri-City Softball Lea*. i Mike Rousseau, who has been pitching some fine ball recenlly pitched another good game.. He ;ot into trouble in the first in ning, as Greylock- got off to z 4 run lead, but^he then proceeded tq set down the next 14 batters in a row. Chicks, aided by many walks overtook Greylock in the third lining to go ahead for keeps. The line score: • Chicks .. 304 012 x 10 5 2 Greylock 400 001 2 786 Sox Will Start Jayvee Infield CHICAGO (AP) — Manager Johnny Pesky was expected lo go with his "jayvee infield" today as the Boston Red Sox open a rain- delayed scries wilh (he second place Chicago While Sox. The teams had been due lo square off last night but rain finally caused a postponement after a half hour wait. The same pitchers, Boston's Earl Wilson and Chicago rookie lefty Gar> Peters, are due to oppose each other in the opener of the three game series. Tri-City League Rated as Favorite The big day for softball in North Adams takes place tomorrow at' ternoon on Noel Field when the Tri-City League All Slars meet the Sprague league All Stars in a benefit game. Game time is i! o'clock and a large crowd is expected to be on hand, There will be door prizes awarded lo the fans. Gardner and Johnny Giorgi. Card ner may slart with Giorgi taking over in the late innings. Charlie Kelly will start the tossing for Sprague with Dean Brown and Allie McPherson available in case they are needed. This is the third All Star game. In the fast two years, the old City League, predecM- sor to Tri-Cily, defeated Sprague fwlce bu( the winners had la go all out to down the determined Electrician*. Sprague is confident that with a break or two it can reverse the trend tomorrow and pick up its first victory in the annual event. Probable Llneujx The probable starting lineup for Tri-City will be: Gardner, pitcher; John Canloni, catcher; Si Lancto, lb; Chich Bard, 2b; Tom Tri-City is the favorile mainly Pelro, ss; Paul Cole, 3b; Don Vion the pitching strength of Milt tali, If; Don -LaFlante, cf; Tino Girardi, rf. Russ Cantonl coach assisted by 1 George Lesage and Bob Bourdon. Sprague: Kelly, pitcher; Don Beechard, catcher; Fran Brazeau, Ib; Bob Welch or Lee Vivaldi, 2b; Hewie Rand or Neil Tanguay, ss; Pete Desnoycrs, 3b; Dick Daniels, If; Bemie Krause or Harold Bilger, cf; Joe Moreau, rf. Tiny Mancini coach assisted by Fay Wellspcak and Joe Mars. Sonny Liston 4-1 • Choice Over Floyd LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP)—One of the more unusual belling lines posted in this gaudy gambling capital today was an even-money chance that Monday's Sonny Liston-Floyd Patterson heavyweight title fight won't last four rounds. The champion, Liston, in man- to-man betting is about 4-1 to retain the tille and there is a suspicion the odds would be wider except that the belling people are trying to lure more Patterson money into the action. You can get $5 for $2 if the fight ends in the first or second rounds, It's 4-1 if it goes five, 12-1 the full 15 rounds. The principals wind up all serious exercises today and head into seclusion until the weigh-in at 11 a.m. PDT Monday at the Convention Center, 8,000-seat site of (he Hunler's U 202 010— 6 5 —Gilman, Taylor. Adatnj Elks 12, Cryiial Creamery 8, . Kalisz the winner, Carclin UK oser, Trtmblay and J. DeBl6is l»o working. SO - Kalisi », Tremblay 1, DeBlois 2. W —Car- dJn 4, Kslisx S, Tremblay S. J. Kallsx hit two homer* and 'rove in six rum. Rougeau hit • ouble. Dzlegiel mid* * «n»a- lon»l catch in center field. RBLs: J. Kalisz 6, T, Rycsek, Wegrzyn, Krurel, Cardin 2, Dzie- [lel. The line score; Elks 'rysUl 352 32fl 200-12 100- « —Rausseau, LaChtnct, Car- A doubleheader is set for tomorrow, with the Red Sox returning home to Fenway Park Tuesday night to play Kansas City. Boston's infield in Thursday night's victory at Kansas City was composer! of regular Dick Stuart at first base plus secom baseman Billy Gardner, shortstop Felix Mantilla and Ihird baseman Dick Williams. Pesky has been using this infield combination in order to rest veterans Chuck Schilling, Ed Bressoud and Frank Malzone. Normally bench warmers and pinch-hitters, the three subs like the system. Bat they're looking for a nickname. "We should be called the 'go team,' like the one they have down at LSU in football," said Gardner. "You know they have (ire 'Chinese Bandits, 1 (he 'While Team' and the 'Go Team.' With our record they could call us the 'Go Team.'" Brother Spoils No Hit Contest CONCORD, N. H. (AP) —Bob Wheeler lost a no-hit game yesterday by a score of 1-0. And he lost it to his own brother, Wes Wheeler, who pitched a ,wo-hil shutout for the opposing team in the Sunset League. What's more, Wes scored the winning run against his brother. Bob, a former Boston Red Sox 'arm leaguer, was pitching for Sumford Press, and Wes for (lie Ford Falcons. national (closed-circuit) television attraction. Lislon will gain some reliel from a steady haranguing from Little League Teams in Area Play Away Tilts The three Northern Berkshire earns entered in the District 1 Berkshire County) Little League series play tonight. North Adams North meets Pittsfield North at Wahconah Park. North Adan,E South faces Pittsfield West at Clapp Park. Adsms engages Lee in Lee. Each game starts at 6 o'clock. The winners advance to the semi- mats on next Thursday wilh the inals a week from Eoday. Williamstown did not enter the series. Adams Babe Ruth Series for Title The championship of the Adams Babe Rulh League will be decided nexl week when Hoosac Valley- p irst National Bank first half champions will tangle with Nelco Smith winners, of the second half. •ioosac Valley-First National Bank s coached by Al Nimmons and Fred Kurpiel. Nelco Siviltli is cached by John Gelheiser and Ugo Ballardini. This is a best of hree series. The annual round tobin tournament will start •ight afler this series. Everything Coming Right for Dodgers jt, .. — .-.i.— .--i — — •i* ' (fytJie Associated Prest) cisco Giants, 5-2, and Roy Slev- Everything is coining up right w the Los Angeles Dodgers. Big Frank Howard puts on a show of muscle when it's needed against Milwaukee. And even fire-balling Don Drysdale beats I'M Braves or a change. Howard, carrying an unimpressive .248 balling average but pure murder against tho Braves, slugged a pair of homers nt Milwaukee Friday night- and Drysdale spun a six-hitter In a 4-2 victory, teallng the Braves for the first time in four decisions this sea- ion* The Dodgers have won Ihree straight— and 21 of 26 since they x-gan their surge four weeks ago —and they own their biggest lead of the year, 7W games. Pittsburgh humbled Chicago's second-place Cubs 9-4 with a five- run eighth Inning behind run- slaved Bob Friend. The SI. Louis Cardinals moved lo within one xrcentage point of second, beat- ng Houston 7-2. Eliewhere in Hie NU, rookie Pommy Harper batted across all ive Cincinnati runs and John Tsllouris turned In a strong pilch- ng job as the Reds hung nnolher loss on the staggering San Fran- ers' two-run homer with two out in the last of the ninth inning lifted Philadelphia lo a 2-1 viclory over the« New York Mets and jinned the 14th straight pitching defeat on Roger Craig. Howard, Los Angeles' massive vighl-hnndcd hitting outfielder, has collected eight hits in 31 Iripa against Milwaukee pitching; six have been homers. He wcnl after (he first pitch by lefly Bob Hendley in the second and fourth innings, rapping each out of Ihe park. That gave Drys-, dale a 2-0 lead, and the Dodgers made it 4-0 on Ken McMulten's Iwo-run single in Ihe sevenlh. Milwaukee gol it.s runs off Drysdale in Ihe bollom of the sevenlh, the !trst on Hank Aaron's 27th homer. The tall right-hander struck out 11 in boosting his record to 12-10. Harper tagged Billy Pierce for Iwo-run homers in the first and fifth innings, then capped hii big night for Cincinnati wilh a run- producing single against Jack Fisher in the seventh. Tsitourls, won his sixth with a four-hitter. Tlie defeat was the ninth in 12 games for the defending champion Slants and dropped them into a fourth-place tie wilh the Reds, nine games off the pace. challenger Cassius Clay, who, it developed belatedly, got a right hand slap on the cheek two days ago from a fed-up Sonny. The incident occurred in the casino of Sonny's plush hotel training quarters. Clay admitted he got slapped and from what Sonny said in his confirmation, it was not exactly play. Nor was there any fight ballyhoo involved. There were no writers nor cameramen around at the time. Cassius, in fact, has taken the publicity play away from the remote Patterson, who after all, is trying to retain his crown from Lislon, not Clay. "He was running his mouth," Sonny said of Cassius. Was it a hard slap? "I didn't have no gauge," Sonny answered. Cassius reappeared lo heckle Liston's workout Friday but by now his material is beginning to pall. It might even reach the level of his poelry. New England Sports Briefs NASHUA, N. H. (AP) - Bob Morganstern of Manchester has won Ihe 1963 New Hampshire amateur golf championship, defeating weekend golfer Harry Flanagan of Nashua, 6 and 5, In a 36- hole final. The 22-year-old Tuffs senior clinched Ihe victory at the Nashua Country Club yesterday by sinking a 35-foot putt for a birdie two on the 31st hole. Flanagan, 43-year-old insurance salesman playing in his first stale tournament, was two down afler the first 18 holes and never recovered. * * • FORT DEVENS, Mass. (AP) — Fort Dix, N. J., took top honors yesterday in the 1963 First Army Track and Field Championships. The men's team compiled 63 points to down runnerup West Point by 27 points. The Fort Dix women won first place with 39 points to Fort Devens' 23, * • * ANDOVEH, Mass. (AP) -The Boston Patriots have sold veteran middle linebacker Harry Jacobs to Ihe Buffalo Bills. Tlie 235-pound Jacobs wenl to (lie Bills yesterday for an undisclosed sum, (he American Football League club announced. Also leaving the Patriots roster was defensive back Chuck Shon- la, who has decided lo take a full- lime teacher-coach position wilh Eastern Michigan University. Both Jacobs and Shonta had been with Boston since the AFL began in I960. Jacobs was replaced last season as No. 1 middle linebacker by rookie Nick Buoniconti. * » * HINSDALE, N. H.- (AP) Louis Drayton, 73, of Harrington, Del., drove Calumet's Hazel (o victory in last night's featured Irot at Hinsdale Raceway, the winner paying $20.20 to win after completing the mile in 2:07. A crowd of 3,204 bet $117,897. * * * POWNAL, Vt. (AP) —My King eriualled the track record for five furlongs al Green Mountain Park lust niflht, winning Ihe feature rncc in 511.2 seconds and paying $9.60, $3/0 and $3.00. The daily double relumed $40.80 on Bundling Green and Jeddah Chanl. A crowd of 5,224 bet $173,743. Major League Stars (Ku the Ast'MatcA Prat) BATTING — Tommy Harper, Reds, drove in all the Cincinnati runs In the Reds' 4-2 victory over Sun Francisco that tied Ihe Reds for fourth place In the National League PITCHING — Don Drysdnle, Dodgers, scattered six hits, struck out 11 and registered his filth victory in four decisions against Ihe Milwaukee Braves, 4-2, i

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