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rffrr rf7rfr .TTrrTrrMMM.."—rrrrriH THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS •MONDAY, JUNE 25.. 1951 Kings Win 3 Games, Fight Wag Back To Second Spot BEAT YELS IN 14 INNINGS H CLIP CENTRALIA 6-1, THUMP YINCENNES 9 TO 2 Brookmon, Heistond And Steinberg Are Winning Hurlers At Howleymen Pick Up Two Gomes On Zeros, Troil Leogue-Lcoders By One Length; Two Twin Bills Coming Up At Paris, Centrolio Ploys Doubleheoder Here Wednesdoy. When manager Chuck Hawley beat Paris in the second game of a doubleheoder last Friday night to holt a seven- game Mt.Vernon losing streak, he apparently got the Kings bock on the right track. That 21-1 victory over the Lakers started Mt. Vernon on a winning streak that reads four-in-a- row today. The triumph string has bounced the King back into second place in the M-O-Valley League standings just one game behind the pace-setting Centralia Zeros. The Paris Lakers are l^a lengths back in third spot. The first half of the M-O-VaUey i-ace ends with games of July 4. The first-half winner automatically qualifies for the four-team playoffs which will be held at the close of the season. King Fitchins: Effective Mt. Vernon got some steady VINCENNES Stdleni, 2b Byrum, •» ——— Ptrallo, 3b HiM, e eible, II Signiigo, rf Deem, rf — Cireii. lb Rlchmontl, cf ncll«g«rl, p TOTALS AB R H 0 A E 6 0 1 2 9 0 6 1 1 0 7 2 7 1 3 1 4 0 ._ 6 i 1 6 3 0 .- 6 1 2 2 0 0 ._ 4 0 0 0 0 0 ._ 1 0 0 0 0 0 .- 6 0 0 26 0 0 ._ 4 0 0 3 0 0 ._ 6 0 1 0 4 0 — —— ._52 ~* 9 40 27 2 A6 n H O A E _ 7 1 1 0 4 0 . 6 1 3 7 7 0 ._ 3 0 0 0 2 3 .- 3 0 1 0 3 0 ._ 8 1 3 18 0 0 _ 6 1 2 3 0 0 . 6 0 2 3 0 0 _ 5 0 0 9 0 1 _ 6 0 1 2 0 0 _ 4 1 1 0 2 0 _ 1 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 _ 0 0 0 0 0 0 w _ — — ._53 s 14 42 19 4 MT. VEHNON Fichtal, 3b Pepovich, »i, 2b - Cacbi, 2b Selertane, M Civtn, lb Mllinkev, If Finljan. ef Pilino, c Citifdy, rf Hall, p •rookman (12) p 1. Hawlay 1, Hcistand TOTALS >. Batted for Hall in 1 Uh. ' 1. Ran for Hawley in 11th. SCORE BY INNINGS tflNCENNES 000 000 040 000 00 MT. VCRNON 000 010 030 000 01 CENTRALIA AB~ R H O A E Manhman, s> 2 0 0 1 0 0 Oiekani, sa 0 0 0 0 0 0 Dvrin, 2b 4 0 0 2 1 0 faarton, ef „ 4 113 0 0 Biakasa, lb 3 0 1 9 0 0 •layar, If 4 0 2 0 0 0 Tunniaen. 3b 3 0 1 2 3 1 •rand, rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 Kin, • . 3 0 0 7 1 0 RalHy, p 1 0 0 0 3 0 MMthMak <3), p 3 0 1 0 3 1 a. Catto 1 0 0 0 0 0 t;'Burkankamp 1 0 0 0 0 0 V. ilak 0 0 0 0 0 0 (10 Innings) PARIS 3 4 2 MATTOON 4 9 4 Wilson, Gordon (10) and Black; Peterson and DeHaven ((10) and Doe. SATURDAY'S RESULTS (14 Innings) VINCENNES 4 9 2 MT. VERNON 5 13 5 Rellergert and Haas; Hall, Brookman (12) and Patino. (Home run: Hall, Mt. Vernon, in fifth with none on.) PARIS 7 7 4 MATTOON 5 11 6 Grubb and Black; Hertzberger, Ivy (9) and Doe. (Home run: Smith, Paris, in eighth with none on.) .33 1 6 24 22 2 TOTALS a. Batted for Monkman in 7th. t. Battad for Tunniaen in 9th. *. Battad for Karg in 9th. MT. VERNON Plahtol, 3b fkppovich, 2b Splorsano, aa Olvan. lb Mllinkov, If PIniian, cf Patina, c Caaaldy, rf Holttand, p AB R H O A 4 ::zt 2 3 .__ 3 4 3 3 0 •TOTALS 29 6 8 27 11 J SCORE BY INNINCS CENTRALIA 000 001 000 MT. VERNON 202 002 OOx VINCCNNleS Stallena, 2b — Byrum, at Nallariart, rf Parallo, 3b Haaa, c Elblo, If SifnaiB*, rf, aa . Oaraia, lb RIcliinand, cf — Daam, p Wattan <6). p a, Hain AB R H 0 A 5 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 4 0 4 0 0 0 11 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 TOTALS 32 2 .« 24 11 1 a. Battmi for Ralleiart in tth. MT. VERNON AB R H O A E richtel, 3b 3 112 10 Papevich., 2b, ef . 4 2 13 10 Solarsano, >i 4 12 16 1 Oivan, lb 2 0 1 5 0 0 Oacbo, 2b 3 11 i 2 0 Mllinkov. If 5 0 2 7 0 0 rinigan, cf. If 4 i i o 0 0 Patina, c 3 1 i 5 o 0 Ca*t|dy, rf 5 12 10 0 Stoinburg, p 3 1 0 2 4 0 -TOTALS 36 9 12 27 14 1 SCORE BY INNINCS VINCENNES . 000 200 000 MT. VERNON _ 000 603 OOx Team W L GB Centralia ... 27 18* ....4 Mt. Vernon .... ... 26 19 1 Paris ... 25 19 I'i Vincennes ... 22 25 6 Danville ... 18 26 SVi Mattoon ... 16 27 10 SUNDAY'S RESULTS (Day) CENTRALIA 16 2 MT. VERNON 6 8 2 Reilley, Heathcock (3) o. n d Karg; Heistand and Patino. (Home run: Pearson, Centralia, in 6th with none on.) (Night) VINCENNES 2 6 1 MT. VERNON 9 12 1 Deem, Watson (6) and Haas; Steinberg and Patino. (Night) DANVILLE 3 11 1 CENTRALIA 9 14 2 Lowery and Karas;; Gatto and Bekeza. DANVILLE 4 11 0 CENTRALIA 3 7 0 Zajakowski and Karas; Dial, Bo- keza (9) and Karg. (Home run: Bekeza, Centralia, in fourth with one on.) TONIGHT'S SCHEDULE Mt. Vernon at Paris (2). Mattoon at Danville. Vincennes at Centralia. TUESDAY'S SCHEDULE Mf. Vernon at Paris (2). 1 Centi-alia at Vincennes. Mattoon at Danville. WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE Centralia at Mt. Vernon (2). Mattoor^ at Vincennes. Paris at Danville. pitching to extend the victory parade over the weekend. ' Earl 'Red' Hall and Lefty Brookman teamed up to go 14 innings In the 5 -4 win over Vincennes on Saturday night. '.Charley Heistand went the route with a six-hitted in the 6-1 Win over Centralia here yesterday afternoon. 'C&l Steinberg chipped in with another six-hit performance as die-Hawleymen sliced up Vincennes at Vets Park last night 9-2. -J' The Kings now have won 26 r ies and lost 19. Centralia has wins, 18 defeats and Paris is 25-19 in third place. € dame* in Next 4 Days 4 The crisis was just ahead for the Kings today, however, with seven games on tap in the next four days against Centralia and Paris. , Brookman and Hawley ' were scheduled to pitch for Mt. Vernon tonight in a doubleheader at Paris. Another twinbill is booked at Paris tomorrow night. Then on Wednesday night the Kings return to Vets Park for two big games against Centralia. A single game is booked against the Zeros for Thursday night. After that string of first-division assignments the Hawleymen should be well-up or well-down in the first-half race. Brookman who is on vacation from his regular employment at the Mt. Vernon Furnace Company accompanied the Kings on their trip to Paris. He will be available for either a stalling assignment or relief work or both in the crucial series with the Lakers. Little Red Hall liad one bud inning against Vincennes on Saturday night. The Vels nicked him for four runs In tile eighth inning. He hud a no-hitter for seven and 6ne- tlUrd frames. The Icings deadlocked with three in the eighth. Mt. Vernon had led 1 -0 for seven innings. The Kings' run was an inside-lhe-park homer by Hall. Little Red went out for a pinch h' ter in the last of the 11th and Brookman finished for Mt. Vernon, getting the victory in the 14th when successive singles by Fichtel, Popovich and Solorzano shoved over the deciding run. A home run by Freddie Pearson in the sixth inning was the lone Centralia counter off Heistand in yesterday afternoon's game. Patino and Cassidy each had Dodgers, Giants To Send Players Chuck Hawley will have at least a couple of new ball players to look at within the next few days. The Rrooklyn Dodgers have a righthand pitcher *o option to the Kings from Pueblo, Colo, the Bums' farm in the Class A Western League . . . Thr New York Giants are sending a pitcher- second baseman to Mt. Vernon. The young player was recently signed by the (Sitmts'on a bonus deal . . . The Giants also had a catcher available, but the Kings are well-fixed behind th^ plate with Howie Bodell and Aurley Patino . . . « a • a Kings Sign Don Gaebe of Woodlawn Don Gaebe, former basebaall and basketball star at Woodlawn high school, was signed by the Kings last Saturday. With Solorzano lunping on a bad leg, Hawley started Gaebe at second base Saturday night against Vincennes. Popovich moved to shorst- stop . . . Gf -!be was nervous in his pro debut and booted three chances at secotid before Hawley was forced to take him out in the eight inning (the game went 14 frames). However, Don played the final five innings last riight after coming in as a pinch- runner and handled himself in fine style at second base . . . He also slashed a line drive hit into right field ... In order to sign Gaebe the Kings released pitcher Bill Berman . . * * * • Popovich To Marry At Home Plate Plans were being made today for the marriage of Chuck Popovich, Kings' star infielder. The ceremony will take place at 7 o'clock next Sunday night at home plate in Veterans Park . . . Chuck's bride comes from his home town. The Rev. Dr. R. B. (Juthrie will officiate at the ceremony. SUGAR RAY TAKES REFUGE UNDER RING PIRATES RISE UP TO SPILL DODGERS TWICE 5-4,10-7; YANKS WHIHLE SOX LEAD Sugar Raj'Robinson, world middleweight champion, takes refuge under ring in Berlin Waldbuehne Stadium to escape shower of pop bottles after he was disqualified for kidney punching ii\ second round of fight with the German liglit heavyweight Gerhard Hecht. Disqualification automatically gave fight to Hecht, under German rules. Robinson's handlers hover over him. At right is ring telephone. Police led Americans from Arena and to a train. — (AP Wirephoto by Radio from Berlin—Special to The Register-News) Legion Nine Triumphs 14-1 Coach Harold Hutchins' Jefferson Post 141 Legion team won its third game of the season Saturday nig.'it in a preliminary game to the Kings' 14 -inning affair. Bob ' Lefty' Brookman was the winner for Mt. Vernon . . . Next Legion prelim will be played on Thursday night, June 28 against Centralia . . . The Kings play Centralia here that night. The Legion standings: Team W L Mt. Vernon 3 1 Centralia 3 1 Salem 2 2 Breese 1 3 Vandalia 1 3 Mt. Vernon Golfers 2nd At Car mi Mt. Vernon finished in second place in yesterday's fourth match of Southern Illinois eight-man golf teams on the Carmi links. West Frankfort's team was first. Here is how the six teams scored: 1—West Frankfort, 606. 2—Mt. Vernon, 641. 3—Carmi, 643. 4—Benton, 681. 5—Jackson Country (Tlub, 688. 6—Centralia, 720. Individual scores of Mt. Vernon golfers over the 18-hole medal- play route were: Pursie Pipes, 73 (one under par); Paul Smith, 74; Haines Hawkins, 76; L. L. Phemister, 79; Bill Alexander, 82; ;Bud Otis, 82; Barney Myers, 85; Bill Smith, 90. Grant Coover of West Frankfort shot a 72 to take medal honors. All eight of the West Frankfort players finished in the 70's with a high of 78. The next match will be at Centralia July 1. The season will close at Benton July 15. Aggreggate scores for the season to date are: West Frankfort, 2544; Mt. Vernon, 2686; Jackson, 2725; Carmi, 2731; Benton, 2741; Centralia, 2836. two hits to pace the Kings' 8-hit attack against Zero hurlers Lou Reilly and Red Heathcock. Cassidy played his fourth straight game in right field as Manager Hawley refused to move Patino out from behind the plate. When Aurley relieved Bodell of his catching duties last Friday, the Kings broke the losing streak. Hawley won't change now as long as the club wins. Steinberg's Second Win Tliree walks and a pair of singles allowed Vincennes to score twice off Steinberg in the fourth inning last night. That was the only frame in which the Vels could break through as the King right­ hander notched his second victory since coming to Mt. Vernon from the Mattoon Indians. Musial's Bat Shows Way as CardsWin6-5 By Associated Press The past and the present of St. Louis Cardinal fortunes met yesterday and battled to a drav^ in their efforts to thrill the fans at Sportsman's Park. Members of the 1926 Card team —first world champions in St. Louis baseball history—opened the festivities. But after their introduction it was Stan (The Man) Musial of the present day Redbirds who furnished the climax as the Cardinals took a 6-5 triumph from the Boston Braves in 14 innings. As usual in Card victories of late it was MusiaJ's bat which showed the way. The Cardinal slugger smacked a single, his 15th home run, and two doubles in that order to strengthen the Redbirds' hold on thiixl place in the National League. Musial drove in the tying run in the ninth with his fii'st double and then scored the winning run after unloading his second two- base hit in the 14th. Max Lanier, the fifth Cardinal pitcher of the afternoon, received credit for the win to make his record 4-5 for the year. Vern Bickford, who relieved starter Warren Spahn when the Boston lefty saw his 5-0 lead shattered, was the loser. The Cards are idle today before opening a three-game series with the Chicago Cubs tomorrow night. In Philadelphia the S.t Louis Browns dropped a doubleheader to the Athletcis, 8-3 and 7-1. Sam Zoldak of the A's was able to start and finish a ball game for the first time since 1948 in the opener while Bobby Shantz kept the Browns harmless in the second game. Dick Starr was the loser agauist Zoldak and Bill Kennedy received the closing loss. The Browns are off today be- tore opening at Cleveland tomorrow. Says $200,000 For Duke Snider Is 'Little Light' By Associated Press PITTSBURGH, June 25. — The rumor that Brooklyn was going to send outfielder Duke Snider to the Chicago C*bs for 5200,000 at the season's end brought some sharp comments from Charlie Dressen, the Dodgers' manager. "Who dreams those things up." Dressen said yesterday. "Why, Duke's name never was mentioned in any deal." And then, sharply, "They made the price a little light, didn't they?" SUGAR RAY CLEARED OF CHARGES BUT HE WANTS NO MORE OF GERMANS $120,000 Boy . Fails 3rd Time "I just didn't have it at all." That was the unhappy self-appraisal by Billy Joe Davidson, 18 year old $120,000 bonus pitcher in. commenting on his first professional start last night. Billy Joe gave up five hits, struck out two and walked six before he was relieved with two out and two men on base in the sixth inning. Waterloo edged Billy Joe's team, the Cedar Rapids Indians of the Three-I League, 3-2, in 11 innings. Billy Joe was not charged with the loss because Cedar Rapids tied up the game at 2-2 in the eighth. Last night's start was Billy Joe's third trip to the mound since the Cleveland Indians sent their prize bonus rookie here for seasoning. In a one-inriing relief stint at Davenport, la., a week ago he gave the Quad-City Tiger .4 three runs on four walks, a wild pitch and a single. His second appearance — against Quincy, 111,, in a relief role last Friday night—saw him give up two runs in three innings. UTTU$K>RT By Associated Press BERLIN, June 25.—Sugar Ray Robinson today was given a clean bill of health by the BerliiT Boxing Commission less than 12 houi-s after he was disqualified for illegal punching in an exhibition bout with Gerhard Hecht. The commission declared the fight "no decision." which rneant the bout was held but nobody' had been judged the winner. Promoter Fred Kirsch made the announcement shortly before dawn after the commission had met for six hours in a special session. Although Kirsch did not reveal what went on at the meeting, he did announce that Dr. Hans Aumann, one of the three members of the commission, had resigned—an indication the meeting was a stormy one. The conference, however, couldn't have been much more stormy tlian the arena where the scheduled 10-round non-title fight was held last night. Hecht, a light heavj^'eight went down once in the first round, writhing in pain, and was given a rest. Then, in the second session. Sugar Ray, world middleweight champion, hit him with two lefts and a right. Down went Hecht again, clutching his back. The bout was stopped, and Robinson disqualified. The judges ruled Robinson hit Hecht with kidney punches, which are strictly illegal in Germany. Hecht was declared winner in the second round. This brought about a round, of catcalls by the 25,000 spectators and many pop bottles went hurtling into the ring. Officials, reporters and managers tried to avoid the missies. Robinson himself, ducked under the ring before police rushed the bewildered champion to his dressing room. When some order had been restored later, Robinson gave this account of the happenings: He told referee Otto Nispel, when Hecht went down for the first time: "You know that was no foul." He quoted Nispel as replying: "I can't leave this ring. Do you want me killed? We must give him rest." "I'm sorry if the Germans think I'd come all this way to win on a foul," Robinson continued. "However, I'm glad that many Germans at ringside know it was not so. I don't care if I ever fight here again. This was the most un- sportsmanslike conduct I have ever seen." Although kidney punching is illegal in the National Boxing Association rules, fighters in the United States generally are not called on it. Hecht fights from a peculiar crouch, and it is possible he might have been hit while rolling with a punch. Many observers at ringside ^aid Robinson's punches were perfectly legal. However, a doctor who examined Hecht later said he was hit in the kidney. Hodges 3 Homers Keep Him Close To Babe's Pace By Associated Pros NEW YORK, June 25. — Gil Hodges of the Brooklyn Dodgers blasted three home runs yesterday in a doubleheader to run his season's total to 24. which leads both major leagues. Hodges' round trippers put him two days and two games behind Babe Ruth's record of 60 home runs in a single season. Home runs played a major factor in the outcomes of several major league games. Both leagues accounted for a total of 26, Gene Woodling's eighth inning liomcr with one on gave the New York Yankees a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians. And Bill Nicholson's two-run home run snapped a 2-2 tie and brought the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the second game of a doubleheader. The Reds won the first game, 3-1. Gus Zernial of the Philadelphia Athletics smacked two home runs as the Philadelphia Athletics whipped the St. Louis Browns, 8-3, in the first game of a doubleheader. Zernial' is now tied with Eddie Robinson of the Chicago White Sox for the American League lead. Each has 15, Phil Masi of the White Sox also hit two homers in the first game of a twin bill at Chicago nipped the Red Sox 6-5. Softy Managers Meet Wednesday Managers of softball teams in Mt. Vernon and this area who wish to make their teams eligible for state amateur softball play are invited to attend a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the city park ball diamond. Vern Sinks, district commissioner for the Amateur Softball Association, will conduct the meeting. District and sectional tournament plans will be explained and all teams will be given an opportunity to sign up as members of the A.S.A., Sinks said. YESTERDAY'S STARS By Associated Press BATTING—Stan Musial, Cardinals: Musial homered in the eighth, drove in the tying run in the ninth with a double, doubled again in the 14th and scored the run that gave St. Louis a 6-5 victory over Boston's Braves. PITCHING—Max Lanier, Cardinals: Pitched five scoreless innings in reUef after replacing Tom Poholsky in the 10th as the Cards climaxed an uphill battle against the Braves. JUNIOR, SENIOR GAMES ON TAP IN SOFTBALL LEAGUE TONIGHT TONIGHT 7:00— Bethel vs. Woodlawn. 8 :15—I.«gion vs. Auto-Lite. The seventh week of Mt. Vernon League Softball play will get under way at the Mt. Vernon city park tonight. In the first game of the twin bill the Bethel juniors will play the Woodlawn Roth Dairys and in the nightcap the colored American Legion will play the Auto- Li tes, leaders in the senior loop. The schedule for the balance of this week: TUESDAY Ina vs. Logan Street. Stove Co. vs. Moose. WEDNESDAY VFW vs. Eagles. Moose vs. Auto-Lite. THURSDAY Legion vs. Eagles. VFW vs. Stove Co, TIME TO BUY LIQUOR IS NOW from the only Liquor Store in Mt. Vernon. East Side Square - FREE DELIVERY. PHONE 100 .or 708 Free Parking in Rear ATTENTION VETERANS! Only a few more days left to enroll for Flying Instruction under the G.I. Bill — ACT NOW BEFORE JUNE 30th. MOUNT VERNON FLYING SERVICE Phone 2929 BY JOE REICIILKR Associated Press Sports Writer It may not be a breeze for Brooklyn after all. Unless Sunday 's signs were wrong, those dashing Dodgers may find the pennant road a rough and rocky one. TTiC Dodgers dashed into yesterday 's doubleiieader against Pittsburgh with great anticipation. They were set to sweep both games and return to flatbush pacing the National League by at least eight games. After all, weren 't the Pirates burid deep in the basement? And hadn't they lost 14 of their last 15 games at Forbes Field? Furthermore, the Brooks had beaten them 10 consecutive times in Pittsburgh, including a 13-1, one- hit drubbing only the day before? And hadn 't Brooklyn won nine of 11 on tMe road ? It looked easy. Especially to those who had predicted the Dodgers would win the flag by a dozen games following the acquisitioii of outfielder Andy Pafko and pitcher Johnny Schmitz from Chicago. But then lightning struck- not once but twice—as the pathetic Pirates rose up and dumped the Dodgers 10-7 and 5-4 to chop a game and a half from their first- place lead. New York's second-place Giants overcame a 5-0 deficit to outscore the Cubs, 10-7, and climbed within six games of Brooklyn. Stan Musial was a one-man show as he paced the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-5 victoi-y over the Boston Braves in 14 innings. Cincinnati and Philadelphia divided a double headerd. The Rods took the opener, 3-1. The Phils grabbed the second, 4-2. New York's persis'tent Yankees whittled another half-game off the Chicago White Sox' first-place margin in the American League. The Yanks clipped the Indians, 5-3. and advanced to within one game of the White Sox who split a twin bill in Boston. Chicago won the opener, 6-5, but dropped the second, 8-6. Detroit drubbed Washington 10-5 and the Philadelphia Athletics tramped the St. Louis Browns twice, 8-3 and 7-1. Gil Hodges rapped three homers for the Dodgers. He now has 24 and is two days and two games behind Babe Ruth's record pace of 60 homers in 1927. Pafko hit two round trippers for the Dodgers and Ralph Kiner smashed No. 17 for the Pirates. The last time the Bucs beat Brooklyn at Forbes Field was June 8, 1950. Paul Richards' White Sox return to Chicago with only one victory in Fenway Park whore they lost three heart-breakers. After dropping 6-5 and 8-7 decisions Friday and Saturday, they lost another toughie yesterday after winning the opener. Two homers by Phil Masi and one by Eddie Robinson won for Chicago in the opener before 34,869. It was Robinson's homer and tied him with Philadelphia's Gus Zernial for the league lead. Williams has 14. Gene Woodling smashed a two- run homer in the eighth inning to snap a 3-3 tie and give the Yankees a sweep of their three- game series. The Tribe now has lost 11 straight in the Yankee Stadium. They haven't won there since July 14, 1950. Musial was the whole show as the Cards strengthened their hold on third place. He singled and scored St. Louis' first run, in the sixth. He homered in the eighth for the second run. He doubled in the ninth to drive in the tying run. He led off the 14th with a double, went to third on a fly and scored the winning run on Nippy Jones' infield single. (Central Standard Time) NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet QB Brooklyn . 40 22 .645 New York . 36 30 .545 6 St. Louis . 32 30 .516 8 Cincinnati . 31 31 .500 9 Boston . 30 32 .484 10 Philadelphia ... . 30 33 .476 10'.i Chicago . 26 32 .448 12 Pittsburgh . 23 38 .377 16'/a MONDAY'S SCHEDULE No games. SATURDAY'S RESULTS Chicago 7, New York 4. Brooklyn 13, Pittsburgh 1. Cincinnati 8, Philadelphia 1. Boston at St. Louis, postponed, rain. Big Walt Dropo Goes to Minors By Associated Press BOSTON, June 25. — Big Walt Dropo, the Boston Red Sox's former slugging first baseman, was optioned today to San Diego of the Pacific Coast League on a 24- hour recall basis. Dropo, an American League sensation as a freshman last year*, and one off the loop's top sluggers, ran into a sophomore jinx this year. One reason was his weakness for a bad pitch. SUNDAY'S RESULTS Pittsburgh 10-5, Brooklyn 7-4. New York 10, Chicago 7. Cincinnati 3-2, Philadelphia 1-4. St. Louis 6, Boston 5 (14 innings). TUESDAY'S SCHEDULE Brooklyn at New York (night), 6:30 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia (night), 6:00 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Alright), 7:00 p.m. Chicago at St. LouLs (night), 7:30 p.m. AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. OB Chicago . 41 22 .651 New York . 39 22 .639 1 Boston . 37 26 .587 4 Cleveland . 32 30 .516 Detroit . 30 29 .508 9 Washington ... - 24 35 .407 12 Philadelphia . 24 39 .381 17 St. Louis . 19 43 .306 21li MOB||PAY'S SCHEDULE No games. S.ATURDAY'S RESULTS New York 7, Cleveland 6. Boston 8, Chicago 7 (11 innings). Philadelphia 4, St. Louis 1. Washington 6, Detroit 3, SUNDAY'S RESULTS New York 5, Cleveland 3. Philadelphia 8-7, St. Louis S-1. Detroit 10, Washington 5. Chicago 6-6, Boston 5-8. TUE.SDAY'S SCHEDULE Detroit at Chicago (night), 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Cleveland (night), 6:30 p.m. New York at Washington (night) 6:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Boston (night), 6:00 p.m. Maxim Still Suspects He Was 'Drugged' By Associated Preti CHICAGO, June 25. — Light heavy champion Joey Maxim, who suspects he may have been drugged, today is expected to tell the Illinois State Athletic Commission he fought as if in a trance in his 15-round bbeating by heavyweight r-bampp Ezzard Charles here May 30. Maxim and his trainer, Al Del Monte, were summoned from Cleveland to appear before the commission which two weeks ago began an investigation of rumors Joey might have been doped in the Memorial Day title bout. Maxim's manager. Jack Kearns, and commission physician. Dr. J. M. Houston, already have testified before the commission. Kearns said Maxim acted like he was doped, but admitted he didn't know whether Joey was "drugged" by one 'of Qiarles' punches, or what." Dr. Houston said his post-fight examination did not indicate Maxim was drugged, but that he appeared completely exhausted. Before leaving Cleveland for tho hearing, Maxim was quoted as saying he didn't remember talking to Governor Stevenson of/ Illinois just before the fight; ;that he dozed 20 minutes before being called to the ring, unusual for him: that he didn't feel Charles' punches (which were many and accurate); and tnat he was nauseated and couldn't eat for a week after the bout. STOCK CAR RACES iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiti EVERY MONDAY NIGHT IRNII TIME TRIALS 7:30 • RACES START AT 8 P.M. KING CITY SPEEDWAY MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS i €

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