TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 23, (963 THE NORTH ADAMS. MASSACHUSETTS. TRANSCRIPT NINE IUC3U/M /M-l CMNV^»t-/rX| JULI^J. ITOJ ...-..- .. i _________^ Sonny Liston Clears the Way for Title Fight With Cassius Clay Summer Basketball Mini's, Bus Lines Win Senior Games Mini's News trimmed Wesler^Less . • Gateway, 40-30, and J. T. Bus Schulze Lines (ripped Co. K Old Timers Assn., 57-45, last night in Senior Summer Basketball League games at Mark Hopkins. fs'ini's on Top 12 6 30 Officials, Milanesi, McDonough. Bus Lines Run Bus Lines was headed by Al Top Bus Lines was heaaed by Al one Jon€s holds. They ar paced Mini's Skorupski with 16 and Ricky Wmlf O f g_. Louis, high Chris Mahoney with 10 points, nay Lamoureaux Rhodes, IS. Mark Vadnais was dunked 1ft for Gateway. Nini's led at (he half, 19-11. The summary: N'lnl's B F Shapiro .............. 1 0 Foole ............... 6 1 Bass ................. 0 0 Mahoney ............ 8 ' high for Gateway with 13, Bus Lines led at the half, 28-16. Parnelli Jones Drives Tonight At West Lebanon WEST LEBANON, N. Y.—Par nelli Jones, winner of Ihe 500 mile automobile race al Indian apolis on Memorial Day, won' 0 be the only champion in the start l.ing field this evening in the spe cial midget car competition ai the Lebanon Valley Speedway. Hie entry list also includes men who have laken titles thai" are almost as important as th< are Bob poini scprer among the midget drivers Steve McGrath, former NASCAR Tlie. summary: P Bus Lines 2 Skorupski 13 Rhodes 0 Senecal Gentile .............. 2 K, Boisiolie ...... ...2 Gaffey Francis 20 B Gateway Lamoui-panx ......... S R. Boisjolie ......... 0 Trenti ............... 1 Altiere .............. 2 F. Cariddi .......... 1 George .............. 0 B F 7 2 7 1 2 1 1ft Alcaro 4 3 •1 Caproni 5 0 6 — — 2 2,1 7 0 Co. K B F - Vadnais 5 3 •16 Spotmer 3 3 P Loritig 2 0 18 Bryson 2 • 1 OTokare 4 0 2 Sarkis 3 ° 6 — — 3 - 19 7 0, Officials, Noel, Foster. champion, Bob Tattersall o Streator, III.. Australian chain p . liion, Bobby Grim of Indianapolis '5 fonrtime midget car champion ' s Jim Davies of Monticello, l.nd. 5 ;threetime midget car champion "land Indianapolis entrants Don 10, 57 j Branson of Champaign, Ralph Liguori of Tampa, Rodee of McCluskey Indianapolis of Tucson Pfister Wins Came To Keep Hopes Alive 111. __.. Fla. Hoi-Tie Duman of Detroit, Mich. | Chuck 3 , Roger Ariz., and Al (Cotton) Farmer of Indianapolis. 5 i Other lesser known but promising contestants will be Bill Ken- 6 ,yon of Davenport, Iowa, Billy — iWcods of Kenosha, Wis., Bill Gal 45 lagher of Cleveland, Ohio, Warren Scheibe of Denver, Colo., Jiggs Peters of Chicago, Gig Ste< vens of North. Reading, Mass., Bob Harkey of Poughkeepsie, Bob Litgow of Streator, 111., Harry Beck of Indianapolis and Dee Jones of Compton, Calif, Time trials will start at 7:30 with the first race scheduled for 8:30. Pfister remained in the running for second half honors in the Tri- City Softball League by whipping Greylock, 15-3 last night on Noel Field. Johnny Giorgi came up with another splendid pitching job to grab (he win. Terry Thomas was the power for Pfister, getting three hits, one a home run with one man on. He scored four runs and drove in four. Joe Girardi and Giorgi hit doubles for the winner. Al Boyer paced Greylock with a two-run homer in the third and a single. Ronnie Durant had a single. Greylock, however, provided the fielding gem, a neat double play in the fifth, snort to second to first, The line score: Pfister .... 147 "201 0 15 12 0 Greylock .. 102 000 0 3 92 American Golf Team Reported Strongest Ever DALLAS (AP) —The British are waiting a month before pick ing their Ryder Cup team ant! to hear Lou Strong, president of the Professional Golfers Association, tell it they better check every angle. Because, says Lou, the United States has its strongest team ever and the Yanks are just aching to make it 12 triumphs in lo matches. Tile American team, captained by Arnold Palmer, boasts 10 tournament victories and just five members have won almost $300, 000. And such mighties as Jack Nicklaus, who has won three tournaments, including the Mas. lers and the PGA, and $75,000 isn't even on the squad. He hasn't qualified as a member of the PGA as yet. The Ryder Cup team that meets the British Oct. 11-13 over the 7,000-yard East Lake Country Club in Atlanta, Ga., was selected Monday and proudly announced by Strong. In addition to Palmer, winner of five tournaments and the most money any golfer ever carted off in a year — $85,955 — the mem bers of the U.S. team are Bill Casper. Tony Lcma, Gene Littler, Dave Hagan, Julius Boros, Dow Finslerwald, Billy Maxwell, Johnny Pott and Bob Goalby. Bob rtosburg was the eleventh man in the standings and he he- came the alternate. Strong explained that in view of the fact that Casper has a hand injury that has kept him out of golf for months, it was felt advisable to name an alternate. Casper, however, said lie felt sure he would be fully recovered] by the St. Paul Open Aug. 1 al-' (hough he had to withdraw from this week's Western Open at Chicago since the hand had not healed sufficiently. Palmer, Casper, Littler and Fin- Kterwald were on the 1961 squad that beat the British to make the standings in lhu evcry-other-year competition read: United States 11, England 3, Palmer said both teams would bt in Atlanta Oct. 8 for three days of practice before the matches. Babe Ruth Title Contest Saturday Rick Slawarz hurled a perfect game as the Holyoke Americans rode to a 5-0 win over Weslover Field Monday night to capture the District IB Babe Ruth All Star title before 500 tuns. Slawarz, a 15-year-old right- hand control artisl, breezed in rather easy fashion as he set down 21 straight batters in his no-hil, no-run masterpiece. He struck out seven batters and only twice In the. game did he reach a three- ball count on a batter. Tlie win sends the Paper City learn into the District 1 finals against (he Pitl.sficld Nationals. They meet Saturday at 2,30 in Wahconah Park in the Berkshire city. Prlngle Enters Amateur Event For New England Walt Pringle of North Adams, who uses Taconic Golf Club in Williamslown as his home course headed a field of five Western Massachusetts golfers into the New England Amateur title today at Brae Burn Country Club in Newton. The others are Walt Nawoj ofi Ludlow, Tom Gorman of Suffield/ Gardner Thompson of Spring field and Joe Olko of Ludlow. No Western Mass, golfer has ever won the New England Amateur crown. Report American Athletes Nervous MOSCOW (AP)—Russia's head track coach said today he never saw such a nervous bunch of American athlete. 0 as the U. S. team that competed here last weekend. Gavril Korobkov, writing in the newspaper Pravda, told Russian sports fans: "I first saw how nervous American track and field athletes get at the I7lh Olympic Games. But what I sow July 20-21 in Moscow was worse than anything I saw in Rome. "The calmness, poise and resolution of the majority of the U.S.S.R. team was a sharp contrast with the nervousness and unsurcness ... of many of the American athletes." Nelco Winner Of First Game For League Title Nelco-Smith took the lead in the best of three games for the Adams Babe Ruth League cham pionship by beating Hoosac Val ley, First National Bank, 4-3 last night at, Renfrew Field. The teams will play the sec ond game tonight at 6 o'clock. Brian McLaren was the winner John Rousseau and George An jderson working for the loser. Me Laren fanned eight, Rousseau four, Anderson 1. McLaren walked six, Rousseau four. Paul Pratt and John Hart. ledge hit triples. RBIs: McLaren, 'Pratt, Anderson. Pratt and Rous- j'seau had stolen bases. ! The line score: HV-FNB 1000200—3 3 1 iNelco 220000 X--1 3 5 U—Bob Constant, Ted Turoczy. Montreal Wins Over Eskimos MONTREAL (AP) — Fullbacks George Dixon and Don Clark each scored touchdowns Monday night U> power the Montreal Alouettes to a 17-14 victory over the Edmonton' Eskimos in an exhibition Canadian pro football game. Johnny While, up from Houston of the American Football League, got two touchdowns for the Eskimos. Fights Last Night ("By ttir Aisnciatcd Press) LAS VEGAS, Nev.—Sonny Liston, 21514, St, Louis, knocked out Floyd Patterson, 194',$, Scarsdale, N.Y., 1. Liston retained world heavyweight title. SYDNEY, Asulralia — Johnny Torres, .153, Palerson, N...I, out- pointed George Carroll, 155, Sydney, 12. TORONTO-Colin Frascr, 140, Toronto, outpointed Charley Kene, 132, Syracuse, N.Y., fi. MONTREAL — Joey Durelle, Trois - Rivieres, Quo., stopped Clement Sarrazin, Montreal, 4 Welterweights. Tom Tresh Sparks Yankees to Victory (Ky the Associated Press) As Los Angeles leartoff batter Albie Pearson stepped into the batter's box lo face New York right-hander Ralph Terry Monday night, Ihe Yankee Stadium message board (lashed: "Trcsh back lonight. Mantle, Maris back soon." Manager Bill Rigncy of the Angels looked up from the steps of the visiting dugout and snorted; "Yeah, they've really missed 'em. Like a sixth finger." Incredible is the hest way to describe I he Yankees' performance with Mickey Mantle and Hx-ger Maris, Iheir two biggest guns, on the sidelines. With base- sail's best outfield-the M and M boys and Tom Tresh-toUlly fn- capatitated, the Yankees pulled r.way to a seven-game lead to make a runaway of the American League pennant race. Baseball's nearest thinj to • monopoly widened its first-place margin lo 7',i games over second-place Chicago with an 8-4 triumph over (lie Angels in the only dozen hits but managed to hold the Angels at bay in all but two innings and was rewarded with his 10th victory to equal his season's losses. Tresh, back in action alter missing several games because of a neck injury, celebrated with a home run and single in three official times at hat, driving in the first three Yankee runs, ft was the Yankees' fourth straight victory since they returned to Yankee Stadium Saturday. They have a fantastic home record of 32 victories against nine defeats. On the road they've won 27 and lost 25, Considering the Yankees have 1 games left at home lo only 30 on the road, the oppositions' hopes of overtaking the flying Bombers L all but hopeless. With Mantle and Marls back any day the Yankees' might equal or surpass their own home record of «*•!« in 1961. Since June 5, the day Mantle suffered a broken left foot, the Yankees have won 33 and lost 16 for a .667 percentage, Since Mails joined Mickey big league game played Monday, on the sidelines July B, the Yan- Ralph Terry was tagged lor a|kees won 10 and lost 4 (or .714. American Legion Mark Poopor Edges Chapman in Due Dallon and Williamstown Legion learns engaged in another light contest with Dalton shading the College Towners, 2-1 at Dallon. Mark Poopor bested Kim Chapman in a brilliant pitching duel, Ih* winner allowing seven hits, the loser four, Poopor fanned seven, Chapman five. Kim walked five. Pete Welanetz of Williamstown got the only extra base blow, a triple. He also had a single. Billy Lccte had two singles. Dallon scored the winning run in (he last of the seventh, Jack Carroll getting a single scoring a runner from third with two out. The first two men reached on walks and were advanced on infield outs. Dalton's first run came in Hie second when Fay singled to score Poopor who had reached on a wild throw on an attempted pickoff by the catcher. Williamslown's run in the top of the seventh resulted from an error, a steal of second by Craig Macomber and a clean single by Jim White. The game was played in 1:10. Tiie two teams will go at il again tomorrow night on Mitche] Field with starting time at 6 o'clock. The summary: Dalton ab r h rb Frydel, If 2 0 0 0 Lucaroni, cf .... 3 0 0 Galliher, s 3 0 0 Poopor, p 2 1 0 Touhy, 3 2 0 0 Fay, c 2 1 1 Kelly, rf 3 0 I Strange, 1 3 0 0 Carroll, 2 3 0 2 Totals 23 Willlarostown ab Leete, I 3 Collins, 2 3 Shepard, c 3 Prenguber, t — .1 Don Jacobs, 3 .. 3 Macomber, If 3 Welanetz, cf .... 3 Do. Jacobs, rf .... I While, rf A h rbi 2 0 Chapman, p .... 3 0 0 f) Totals 27 1 7 1 Dalton 010 000 1—2 Williamstown .... 000 000 1—1 Craig Galipeau New Allied Junior Champ tered difficulties as she attempted U> successfully defend and annex her fourth straight tiara. Her 48-45-93 saw her finishing fourth. Mt. Anthony Country Club had its colors flying high; Taking the second division (12-16 age bracket) was Bob Jordan with his 42-35-77. With this the Bennington Clnb made a sweep of the boys garlands. Home clubber Jonathan Mahanna finished second, two off the winning gait, with a 39-40-79. Bob Morin was third at 41-39-80. Boy. 17-21 new girls champion was j. Moyriihan. Berk, HIIU D. Wells, Greenock D. Wooman, Wahconah F. Congdon, Jr., Pittsfreld CC 41-36-77 Craig Galipeau of Bennington Catholic High, with Mt. Anthony as his home course, is the new Berkshire County Allied Junior Golf champion, winning the event yesterday at Pittsfield Country Club, Galipeau, who will enter Providence College in the fall, carded 34-39-73 to edge Jerry Moyni- lan of Pittsfield who posted 3837-75. Galipeau was the last boy in off the links but when the scores were recorded he was first on the c. paiiipeiu, M"'Anthony . .ist. A crowned, loo, aj 13-year-old Pat O'Brien of the host club, playing n the older division by request, came up with a victorious and teady 42-42-84. Runner-up and our strokes off the pace with a 5-33-88 was Susan Shields of the Stockbridge Golf Club. The jinx of the Shire City lay- rat held true for defending champion John Wells who required a "l-39 effort for his seven-off-the- pace 80 which ranked him no bet- er than 15th in this record field of 110 entries. Thus, he lost the opportunity of retiring from the Linior ranks as an unbeaten crown- jearer. He had won the previous ive events. Long hitting Jane Keltar Berkshire Hills CC also encoun- D. Falion, Wahconah J. Kellar. Berk. Hills J. Dawley. GEAA 0. Shields. Stock.bridee ... B. DasloN. Berk. Hills ... J. Thomas, Greenock T. Carp«nl«r, Wahconah . . G, Peterson. Pittsfleld CC . [_. PremerFani, Wyantenuck J. Wells. Stockbridge A. Roberlson, Piltsfietd CC D. Manion, Greenock Boys 13.16 „. , Mt, Anthony . . . J. Mahanna. Pittsfield CC , B. Morin, Forest Park Perron*. Berk. Kills .. . Girls lit Dtv. . . O'Brien. Piltsheld CC . S. Shields, Slockbridge . . . B. Burfejnrll. GEAA Kellar, Berk. Hills .... Girls 2nd DIv, 34-39-73 39-37-75 38-38-76 36.41'77 V. Jensen, Slockbridge S. Ryan, GEAA H. Dobbins. Piltslield oys 12 and Under nf t. Tierzi. Taconic D. Hunter. Berk. Hills . .. . M, Bubriski, Taconic 33-38-77 36-41-77 37-40-77 39-38-77 41-37-78 41-37-78 <0-39-79 41-38-79 38.41-77 41-39-80 41-39 80 0-J7-80 42-35-77 39-40-79 41-39-80 42.40-82 42.42-84 45.43-88 45.45-90 48-45 93 45-49 94 53-47-100 51- 49-100 New England Sports in Brief SALEM, N.H. (AP) — Jockey Henry Wajda rode three more vinners at Rockingham Park ,'csterday, bringing his winning nounls to 25 during the 13 days of Ihe meeting. Among his victories saw Latin Walk in the feature, paying $4.20, S3,00 and $2.<!0. He now leads runnerup jockey Leroy Moyers by 13. Wesl Slope and Line Road combined for an $18.40 daily double. A crowd of 10,141 wagered (846,071. * * • NEWTON, Mass. (AP)—A field of 129 lees off today in the week- ong New England amateur golf ournamenl at Brae Burn Coun- ry Club, with Ronnie Qninn of West Wai-wick, R.I., the defend- ng champion. Medal play will continue with another 18 holes tomorrow, with 12 qualifiers entering malch play Thursday, The final will be held Saturday. Seven other former champions are among the entries, They include three-time winner Johnny Levinson of Maine (ID36 - 1937047) and double winner Bobby Grant of Connecticut (1932-1954). flic others are Warren Tibbetls of New Hampshire (l%0), Bobby Allen of Connecticut (1058), Dave Sullivan of Massachusetts (1955), Bobby Knowles of Massachusetts (1950) and Charlie Clare of Con- leclicul (103'!). Massachusetts has the most en- rics—59. There arc 31 from Con- lectictil, IB (rom Rhode Island, 0 from Maine, 7 from Vermont and fi from New Hampshire. * * * HINSDALE, N.H. (AP)—Debbi- anils won (he fealnred pace 2:07 al Hinsdale Raceway last night, paying $8.20 to win. A crowd of 2,092 bet $88,457. * » # POWNAL, Vt, (AP)— A disqualification f o r interference moved Big Much from second to Irst last night as the 3-year-old won the feature race at Green Mountain Park and paid $3.40, $3.20 and $3.00. Avon Grove Devil, moved back o second, returned $f>.0fl and •1.20, while Count San'.n paid $5. A crowd o( 5.S42, largest Mon- day night turnout of the meeting, wagered $179,875. The daily double paid $21.60 on Toy Pebble and Tanny. * * * ANDOVER, Mass. (AP)- Former Georgia Tech captain Charles Craning has joined the battle for a deep defensive post with the Boston Patriots of the American Football League. The 6-foot 190-pound Craning, who led the Rambling Wrecks in 1961 as a two-way halfback, reported lo the Patriots' training camp at Andover Academy yesterday after six weeks' ROTC duty at Fort Benning, Ga. Also vying for the defensive back slots are Tom Stephens, Dick Williamson, Dick Felt, Don Webb, Ron Hall, Jimmy Fiekld and Tim Ganntner. Ross O'Hanley will be in the battle when he completes Massachusetts Air Na- lional Guard training and newcomer Bob Mirabelle of Norwich is.expected to report Ihis week after being chosen from last week's Iryouts in Boston. Released from the squad yes- lerday was linebacker Dick Koski of Northern Michigan College, Coach Mike Holovak said he did not want lo risk further injury lo Koski, who had knee and back ailments in college. v Bowling Mount Grvyfock towl Off Season l-eague High individual and three game honors were taken by Marty Sokolove with 215 and 560 respectively. Bob Lapine connected with a 203 single and Bob McConnell came up with a 557 for three games, to share the runnerup position. With two weeks left for league ptay the lead is held by Top Five with 19',i-8V4, followed by Natural Five, 16-12, Berkshire Mohawks, 10',4-l7Vi and Center Sports 10-18. Bell Nelson, quarterback from Southern California who aided Ihe West in a 12-21 victory in the All-American game al Buffalo this summer, in with the Pills- burgh Slcelers. Area Sports f vent's pOFTBALL Tri-City League Cozy Corner'vs. Spartans Noel Field Old Timers League Transcript vs. Mohawk Tavern Braylonville—«:15 Sprague League Test Equipment vs. Con. Lab Greylock—6:15 Adams Industrial League Adams Print vs. N. E. Lime Bowe Field—6:15 Schouler League Co. K vs. Adams S. Markets Noel Field—6:00 Greylock vs. Ashkar Sales Greylock—6:00 Adams Babe Ruth Nelco vs Hoosac Valley-First Nal'l Renfrew Field — fi.OO Little Leagues Police vs. Modern Dairy Kemp Park—fi:16 IUE vs. Elks Greylock—6:15 Adams AFL 523 vs Alerts League Park—6:00 WilliamslOHn Hotary vs. Howard Johnson League Park—6:15 Moruzzi Again Takes Hunter Medalist Honor C. Moruzzi once again won med- alist honors in the Hunter Golf League at the North Adams Country Club last night posting a neat 3D. Other low scores were recorded by Ed LaFrance and Homer Du- THIS, 41 each, Joe Holloway 43, George Franz 46. Team scores: Moruzzi 5, Franz 1, Holloway 4, Dupuis 2, Less Men Jolt Telephone Team Less Market jolled Telephone Co., 5-3 in (he North Adams Old Timers Softball League at Bray- lonviUe last night. Fulginiti bested Belding in the tossing. Millis had three hits for Tele ?hone. The line score: Less Market .. 030 HO x-5 13 Telephone 102 000 0—3 U—Srama, Bancroft. Little Leagues Farm League UTWA 17, Hunter 4. Edward •"eder the winning pitcher, with 3ol» Hayclcn and Timothy Derrig also working for a combined no. liller. Thomas was the loser. SO —Feder 7, Thomas 13. W — Feder 8, Thomas 10. Bruce Shepley had three doubles, Harry Cohen and Timothy Rototo one each, The line score: UTWA 633 131—17 Hunter 300 015— 4 0 Forfeit Game Rolary forfeited lo UTWA. UTWA Again UTWA 16, Kiwanis 11. Derrig he winner struck out 16, walked 1. Mike Slatlery hit a bases loaded triple, Allan Nassif a bases oaded double, Shepley, Derrig and Tom Slaler had tiiree hits each. Tim Rotolo and Derrig hit triples. Bush and DiLego made nice catches. The line score: UTWA 410 425—16 15 Kiwanis 102 530-11 3 UTWA is 5-0 and is leading the Easlern Division. Adam* Lions 6, Elks 2, Belanger Ihe mer, Ryczek the losev, J. isz in relief. SO— Belanger 10, isz 8. W—Belanger 4, Ryczek '-.lisz 1, Belanger hit a homer, Ko- ;ki a double. RBIs: Belanger 2, Blazejcwski, Pesky Believes His Sox Have Outside Chance \ BOSTON (AP)—Boston manager Johnny Pesky says his Red Sox still have an outside chance of beating out the New York Yankees for the American League pennant. "My club could still do il," Pesky said as the Red Sox prepared to me«l the Kansas City Athletics tonight at Fenway Park. But there are a lot of 'ifs' involved." 'For instance, Bill Monlxm- qtielte and Earl Wilson .have lo keep pitching like they have teen," Pesky said. The;, Dave Morchead and Bob Heffner, my two rookie pitchers, Ir.tve to win three out of every five games they start from now on. "And Carl Yastrzemski and Frank Malzone have lo keep hitting and (he rcsl of the guys like Lou Clinton, Eddie Bressoud, Gary Geiger and Bob Tillman :iave to hit better down the stretch. "Now there's enough 'ifs' for anyone," Pesky concluded with a grin. "If all ihose things happen we'll be mighty lucky. But we also would be right up there near the top of the league." Boston could start lhal upward climb tonight against the A's. The Red Sox, who play 1J games on the home stand, currently are in third place, 7\i games in back of the Yankees. In the Majors (7?i/ Ihf Associated Press) National League Kalis win Kal Kal I R W . 60 54 52 52 San Francisco 52 Los Angeles St. Louis ... Chicago — Cincinnati ... Philadelphia Pittsburgh Milwaukee Houston ... New York Pel. G.B. .619 — .557 .547 .531 .531 .520 .510 .503 .360 .327 fi 7 8" 2 8',4 •Hi 10!z 11 25',$ 28 li Dudek. The Elks Lion U— line score: 101 000-2 4 ; 330 000-6 8 -Fiedler, Lefebvre. Monday's Results No games scheduled, Today's Games Cincinnati at Chicago New York at San Francisco (N) Pittsburgh at Los Angeles (N) St. Louis at Milwaukee (N) Philadelphia at Houston (N) Wednesday's Games Cincinnati at Chicago St. Louis at Milwaukee (N) Philadelphia at Houston (N) Pittsburgh at Lo£ Angeles (N) New York at San Francisco American League W. L. I'rl. G.B. New York .... 59 34 .634 Chicago 52 42 .553 Vfi Boston 51 42 .548 8 Minnesota .... 52 43 .547 8 Baltimore .... 53 46 .535 9 Cleveland .... 46 50 .479 14'i Los Angeles .. 47 53 .470 I5'.i Kansas City .. 42 52 .447 17'b Detroit 33 52 .429 19 Washington •• 34 61 .358 26 Monday's Games New York 8, Los Angeles 4 Only game scheduled. Today's Games Chicago at Detroit (2, Iwi-night) Minnesota at Cleveland (N) Washington at Baltimore (N) Los Angeles at New York (N) Kansas Cily at Boston (N) Wednesday's Gmncs Chicago al Detroit (N) Minnesota at Cleveland (2, Iwi- night) Washington at Baltimore (N) Los Angeles at New York Kansas City at Boston (2, twi- nighl) Major League Stars (K;i the Assariali'd Press) BATTING — Tommy Tresli, Yankees, celebrated his return to line-up with a home run, single and three runs batted in to help Yankees defeat Los Angeles Angels 8-4. PITCHING — Ralph Terry, Yankees, went the distance despite giving up a dozen hits to cqn.il his season's record at 10-10 in Yankees' 8-4 triumph over the Angels. LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP)—Sonny (The Big Bear) Lislon annihilated Floyd Patterson for the second time in onei explosive round Monday night and cleared tlie way tor a big money title fight with gabby Cassius Clay in September. This giant of a man, at 215V2 pounds 21 pounds heavier than Ihe ex-champion, bombed Patterson to the deck three times en route lo (he knockout in 2 min utes, 10 seconds. Sonny, 30, missed the course record over Floyd, 28, by four seconds—2 minutes, 6 seconds at Chicago last September. To the surprise of many, Patterson announced after the fight lhal he will not retire, that he wants lo figlit himself back into the litle picture—and meet Liston a third time. A crowd of 7,816 paid $286,180 to see the fast finish in the Convention Center, plus a nationwide audience viewing it through closed circuit. Liston got the boos when he entered the ring, Patterson the cheers as Ihe sympathetic underdog. Which prompted Sonny in his post fight remarks to say: "The public is not wilh me, 1 know, they'll have lo swing along until somebody comes to beat me." Floyd said: "Yes, I feel lhal I disgraced myself.' But I think I can do better and 1 hope to fight my way back and prove it." Liston, pacing a step back and a step forward—even paced his way through the Star-Spangled Banner—was a picture of pent-up iiry just before the bell. The end was soon in sight. Sonny landed a straight jab. Patterson a mild left and then Floyd connected with the first of the only t'vo good punches he landed, a left lo the jaw. Completely undistrubed, Sonny closed with a flurry lo the h»sd and body and Patterson dumped to the canvas, He staggered up at the count of two but look the mandatory 8-count. There was a short clinch and Pr-tterson brought a cheer irom his supporters when he hit Sonnj with a rigiit to the jaw. Piersall Not Bitter About Getting Fired NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy, Piersall, the sometimes peiplex- ng and always personable center (icldcr, accepted his release by Ihe New York Mcls with only a Might trace of bitterness and vowed he would catch on with another big league club without losing » pay day. "They certainly didn't hurt me iy giving me my release," the colorful veteran, who will be 34 n November, said Monday night. 'I don't expect any difficulty catching on wilh another big eagiie club. "I'm making some contacts now but under the rules no club can sign me before tlw three-day waiver rule expires." Piersnll said he had no grievance against MeUs manager Casey Slcngcl but was hurt by slorics n New York papers that indicated Is release was due to hi.s clown- ng activities on tlie field before and during games, "All I did was try to help the club the best way 1 conld and entertain the fans," Piersall snid. "They never told me 'don't do this,' or 'don't do lhal.' In (act, they told me liow appreciative they were when I umpired their old timers game; (lie game between the sons of the players. "I telephoned John Murphy (ex- cculivc assistant (o club presidcnl George Weiss) and asked him point blnnk if my clowning had anything to do wilh my release," Jimmy added. "He totd me ah- soinlely not ant! assured me (hey would give me 100 per cent recommendation to any club. " 'Your salary (approximately $37,500) was loo high and you just didn't do the job,' Murphy told me," Piersnll said. Acquired from the Washington Senators on waivers earlier this season, Piorsall biUlcd only .103 in 40 games. He drove in 10 runs, That and a leg injury kepi him on tlie bench (he last (wo weeks. Philly May Secure Match in September Sonny didn't blink an eye, and serving drinks. Patterson instead. "I want lo prove it. I love boxing. If there was no money in it, I'd still be a fighter. Of course" — and h« chuckled—"the money helps. Bui I feel terrible. I feel disgraced. I hoped'I could go home like » champion. I still want lo—so I'll try again." The talk around the ring' after the fight was all centered on Clay. A lot of people would pay good money in the almost dead certainty that Liston would knock him out. Sept. M has been discussed as the date. But Lislon was contemptuous. "Who's Clay," he asked. "II would take me about a round and a half to catch him and i half round to knock him out." Liston summed up the fight this way. The punch that started the end "was a left hook to the head"—one of many hammering blows Liston landed on Patterson's head. "I hit him harder in the other fight," he went on. The last time he was corning in to me. This time he was fading away." Ballroom Affair NEW YORK (AP)-It was fight night in New York—in the theater television era. Instead of Madison Square Garden. Yankee Stadium or the Polo Grounds, the location was a bail- room in one of the city's new concrete and chromium skyscraper hotels. Several hundred spectators, guests of the outfit that did the closed-circuit televising of Monday night's Sonny Liston-Floyd Patterson heavyweight title bout, watched the action at Las Vegas on a big screen. The gathering was one that would have been at home at a genuine ringside—guys from thp fight crowd, newspapermen, a few celebrities from the entertainment field, a scattering of strikingly dressed women. The atmosphere was considerably more subdued, however, and the air less charged with the excitement felt at a "live" bout. And there were the out-of-place touches, sucti as the tail-coated waiters who circulated through the audience, taking orders and presently Floyd was down ngain. He was up at four, again gelling the benefit of the S-counl. Then came Ihe finish as Sonny closed in with punches again to the body, and a right and a left hook to the chin. Generally, but on a minor key, the New York faas reacted to things as did the on-ths-sccr,e crowd in Las Vegas. Their jeers were for the champion Liston, a menacing villain, and their applause /or Patterson, the sympa- Floyd was flipped over flat on Ihetic underdog. back. He rolled over and| And the star of the show was • ' Cassuis Ctay. After Liston's swift annihilation of Patterson, (lie comment most prevalent was, "A good thing Cassius v,as there. Without him it would have been a real bust." struggled lo one knee .it eight. Referee Harry Kranse conlinued he final two counts and Ihe lliing was over. Liston's manager, Jack Nilon, •,nd the Clay group of managers rom Louisville, have been nejo- inting for a fight. A date of Sept. 30 al Philadelphia has been pin- winted for what doubtless will be i tremendous money attraction. Liston has now won 28 straight 'iglils and scoret" 25 knockouts in its 3S bouts. His only losfe was back in 1934 in an eight-rounder when he lost a decision, nnd got a broken jaw, from an obscure nan named Marty Marshall of Petroit. Terrifying Man LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Everyone is agreed on one thing. Sonny Liston, the heavyweight champion of the world, is a terrifying man. He looks terrifying. He uses his big fists like clubs. Right now Iherc doesn't appear to be anyone around who could even lest him. Floyd Patterson, who was knocked out for (lie second lime in the first round of a fight against Liston, looked terrified, almost old when he got up the third time jiisl before the end Monday night. Patterson denied lhal he was afraid. "I wns a little nervous" he said, but it wasn't convincing. Even Cnssiiis Clay went along wilh the horror act. When the brash young man who probably will fight Liston in Philadelphia in a mulch that could draw 50,000 entered the ring Monday night to be introduced, he first shook -lands with Patterson, then looked across the ring al Lislon and cringed in mock lerror. He fled without greeting Ihe champion. Liston himself, big, unsmiling;. Ills face grim and unmarked, did milling lo spread sweetness nnd light after the fight. He was asked what he thought when Ihe buzzer cleared Ihe ring and the fighl began. "It's him and me." It was a chilling thought. Tlie boos that greeted him when lie came into the ring—Ixiw did they affect him? "The public is not wilh me, I know, but they'll have to swing along until somebody conies lo beat me." There was only one surprise Monday night. Everyone hart expected that if Patterson was promptly knocked out again he would retire from boxinn, hut lie didn't. I feel 1 cnn make a teller showing than I did tonight," said Cassius Comments LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) "This," announced lippy Cassius Clay, "was not a heavyweight championship fight. It was just an elimination (o see who's going :o fight me." Clay, the noisy, unbeaten con- .endcr from Louisville, made Ihe remark after putting in an unexpected appearance at Sonny L-iston's victory parly Monday light, following the champion's one-round knockout of Floyd Paters on. Clay said he showed tip al Ihe victory celebration "Just lo make him (Lislon) mad." He shouldered his way through -he cro\vd to where Liston was silling with some friends nnd told he niftssivc champion: "You're iusE a sticker. My brother could have beaten Floyd Patterson." Lislon, in a rare burst of niimor, invited: "Come on over here and sit on my knee and finish your orange iuicc." Some further words were exchanged and at one point Lislon rose to his feet and assumed a mock fighting pose. Friends moved between them. Clay stole much of (he thunder from the fight even before it •started. Clay stepped into the ring while :he announcer was introducing iamoiis boxers who were at ringside, The fislic poet waved (o (he crowd and shook hands wilh Paltorson. Then he started for Lislon wilh his hand out—bul suddenly retreated in mock fear and bolted from the ring. The crowd roared \v''J; ! Q Mgh- ler, bnl it didn't bring a smile to Liston's (ace. After the knockout, Clay again dnshcd into the ring while part of the gallery chanted "We want Clay." Somebody showed Clay a fake newspaper lhal the Liston camp, had held aloft after the victory. It read: "Ciay has a big lip that Sonny will zip." In exaggerated anger, Clay ripped the paper to shreds, talking all the while. Clay, well known as the Bard of boxing, showed some irritation al Liston's rhymed predictions of victory in their planner! bout Sept. 30 in Philadelphia. _, "If he keeps talking jive, I'll brat him in five," einolcd Clay.
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