THE OTTAWA HERALD Thursday, October 5, 1961 Yankee Infield May Be Best In History LOOK, MOM, NO BAT - Cincinnati's Don Blasingame loses his bat as he strikes out in the opening World Series game at Yankee Stadium. Yankee catcher is Elston Howard and umpire is Ed Range. Yanks won, 2-0. Ford's 2-Hitter Convinced Reds * * * Bover */ ; Greatest, Says Yogi • By YOGI BERRA •Written for The Associated Press * NEW YORK (AP) - I feel like Tianging up my typewriter. So jmuch has happened in the last 24 Ihours. Maybe I ought to hang up imy bat for popping up in the first ;inning with the bases loaded. But •we won the first one and that's ' ; all that matters. : No matter what happens in the iremaining games there are two ; Yankees I will always remember. ;They are Whitey Ford and Clete ' : Boyer. This was the greatest •game Whitey ever pitched be- j cause of how he got the job done ;and because he was under pres- ;sure through the seventh inning •when he got Gene Freese with a jman on. If he'd a popped one into ithe seats it would have been all ;tied up. ] That makes three straight shut- louts or 27 scoreless innings in a ;row for Whitey. ; I'd have to go back five years •to Don Larsen's perfect game to .'find a better pitched World Se- •ries game. Two singles and a ;walk because from out in left field :it looked like Ford had Frank 'Robinson fooled on a sharp breaking curve that almost got the in:side corner. But Ed Runge (Amer- acan League umpire) said Robby Checked his swing in time and .•we're not supposed to argue with jthe men in blue on pitched balls ;in the series. I Whitey's sinking fast ball, curve .and slider were his best pitches 'and he certainly mixed his pattern well. My hat goes off to Ellie •Howard, too, for the game he '.caught and for the home run he hit. | ; As to Boyer, well when we played the old Brooklyn Dodgers we thought Billy Cox was a great glove man. Well, Clete Boyer is the greatest. People talk about his "great hands." Heck, they're normal size. It's his reflexes. By ED CORRIGAN Associated Pres Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds admitted today, almost to a man, that if they had to face Whitey Ford every day, they might as well fold their tents and go home. Ford, the only native-born mem ber of the New York Yankees mowed the Reds down, 2-0, on a slick 2-hitter to give the Yanks a 1-0 World Series edge Wednesday A couple of the Reds even paid lim the supreme compliment ol comparing him with Warren Spahn as the top left-hander they ever had faced. "He had more stuff than Spahn yesterday," said first baseman Gordy Coleman. "But, gosh, how many days can a guy throw a 2- Only Eddie Kasko and Wally Post got hits off Ford, both sin- jles. He completely throttled the Reds' big guns, Frank Robinson and Vada Pinson. 'He kept pitching me tight and getting me out," said Robinson, who struck out in both his official at-bats. "He sure surprised me with all the fast balls he threw." Observed Pinson: "Ford is faster than Spahn. He pitches his game. He never gave us a chance." Ford's victory Wednesday gave lim eight in the World Series, breaking his tie with Red Ruffing and Allie Reynolds, both former Yankees. The shutout also gave lim 27 consecutive scoreless innings. Three more and he'll break Babe Ruth's World Series record of 29 2-3 back in the days before he Babe became an outfielder. OU Coach On TV Show Dick Peters, Ottawa University ootball coach, will appear on elevision tonight. He is to be on he Dev Nelson show seen on Channel 13 at 10:20. By TED SMITS Associated Press Sports Editor NEW YORK (AP) - All season long men who know have been saying that the 1961 New York Yankee infield could be one of the best in the long history of baseball. Their words of praise could scarcely be heard above the clamor about the home run hitting of Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle. Come the World Series, with Mantle on the sidelines and Maris handcuffed by Red pitching, and it was the Yankee infield that took the spotlight in an opening game 2-0 victory over Cincinnati. This is doubly true if pitcher Whitey 'Ford is counted as part of the inner defense. Ford pitched his third consecutive World Series shutout victory (last year he beat Pittsburgh 10-0 and 12-0). He was helped along by two other infielders, catcher Elston Howard and first baseman Mose Skowron. Howard hit a homer to the far right field corner in the fourth, and Skowron blasted into the left field stands in the sixth for the only scores of the game. Throughout the fielding of the Yankee infielders was flawless, and Clete Boyer at third was sensational. In the second he trapped a hard smash by Gene Freese that easily could have been a hit, and threw him out. In the eighth, pinch hitter Dick Gernert slammed the ball to Boyer's left. He managed to stop it, fell flat, and then got to one knee and threw out the lumbering Red- leg. Ford was so much master of the situation that the Reds never got a man to third. The closest was Wally Post who singled in the fifth, advanced to second on Gordon Coleman's grounder, and went charging toward third on Darrell Johnson's rap to Boyer. Boyer tagged out Post, who hit the Yankee third baseman hard, nearly knocking him down. * Rookie Quarterbacks Steal Thunder From Veterans FACES BUSY SATURDAY NIGHT - John Krebbs, Ottawa University's number two tailback, is scheduled to see plenty of action against College of Emporia Presbies at Emporia Saturday night. Krebbs, OU's leading pass receiver with three catches and 91 yards. (Herald Photo) Brown May Miss OU-C Of E Game By ROBERT MOORE Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Three rookie quarterbacks are stealing some of the thunder this season from the long-established star signal, callers in the National Football League. The three are Bill Kilmer of the San Francisco 49ers, Norman Snead of the Washington Redskins and Fran Tarkenton of the Minnesota Vikings. With only three weeks of the long NFL campaign gone, all three have proven impressive and at times spectacular. Kilmer, formerly wingback in UCLA's single-wing offense, is one of three quarterbacks who alternate at lighting the fuse that sets off the 49ers' novel "shotgun" attack. The 6-foot-l, 195-pounder scored two touchdowns last Sunday in San Francisco's 49-0 triumph over the Detroit Lions. Kilmer, of Azusa, Calif., is currently eighth among the league's punting leaders. He has booted the ball eight times for an average of 40.9 yards, his longest punt sailing 64 yards. Despite Washington's failure to win in three starts, Snead has given indication already he intends to continue his habit of setting records. He established 15 Atlantic Coast Conference marks and tied two others during his college career at Wake Forest. So far, Snead has completed 33 of 87 passes for 488 yards and three touchdowns, good enough to rank him No. 11 among NFL passers statistically. Snead, a native of Warwick, Va., is 6-foot-4 and weighs 200 pounds. Tarkenton, the drawling Georgian from Athens, probably made the most sensational debut of the three. He pitched four touchdown passes and scored once himself on a 3-yard run in Minnesota's opener, a stunning 37-13 upset of the Chicago Bears. The former captain of the University of Georgia team is eighth in NFL passing statistics. He has completed 25 of 47 passes for 367 yards and an average of 7.81 yards. Tarkenton, a 6-footer who is 190 pounds, was fifth in passing nationally in college in 1960 and was the Vikings' third draft choice. Kilmer, Snead and Tarkenton will all be in action again Sunday when NFL teams play their fourth games of the season. The 49ers are hosts to the Los Angeles Rams, the Redskins go to Cleveland, the Vikings entertain the Dallas Cowboys at Minneapolis, Baltimore invades Green Bay, Chicago visits Detroit, Pittsburgh goes to Philadelphia and New York journeys to St. Louis. Big Eight Roundup Bad News For 'Hawks Not Happy With List For Draft NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets and Houston Colts, who come into the National League next year, have asked the league officials to revise the list of players who will be available to them to include higher caliber players. Mets President George Weiss and Colts General Manager Paul Richards are not satisfied with the list of players offered them for the $75,000 draft figure, The Associated Press learned Wednesday night. "Just say we have had a few inferences with National League club officials, " Richard said in refusing to confirm or deny the information. "Things may improve." Weiss was not available for comment. Each of the eight present clubs 3laced 15 men, seven of whom lad to be on their roster Aug. 31, on the list. Each of the two new :eams must take a total of 16, two From each club, at $75,000 each. A special premium player list of two from each existing team will be made available later, louston and New York may take a total of four of these, not more han one from a club, at $125,000. Cuban Named Boxer Of Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Benny (Kid) Paret of Cuba, who regained his world welterweight j title last Saturdav with a decision | over Emile Griffith, New York,! was named boxer-of-the-month in i the latest National Boxing Asso- ' ciation ratings. \ The NBA also gave a rating to heavyweight challenger Tom Me- Neeley, of Arlington, Mass., in its i September ratings. McNeeley, unbeaten in 23 fights, was given the No. 10 spot. He is scheduled to fight champion Floyd Patterson in Toronto-Dec. 4. Joe \ Erskine of Britain returned to the > top 10, taking over ninth. He and McNeeley replaced Mike ; DeJohn of Syracuse and Dick Richardson of Wales. Your Square Dance Costume Lev! 1 Tan WESTERN PANTS . . . Jackets to Match Marx and Rockmount WESTERN DRESS PANTS Rockmount WESTERN SHIRTS TIES . . . BELTS . . . BUCKLES See Our Window UJoimmL ONES Open . Wed. Night Till 8:30 Alike Brown, Ottawa University's place kicking end, may be on hand at Emporia Saturday when Ottawa, the top defensive team in the Kansas Conference, collides with C of E, the No. 1 offensive club. Brown, who has kicked nine of 10 attempted extra points, is in bed from a severe case of ton- silitis, Dick Peters, OU coach, said today. "If he gets up tomorrow, he'll make the trip with us," Peters explained. "Otherwise, I won't take him." He added that Brown's absence from the lineup could cost them one touchdown defensively, plus the extra points following any Ottawa touchdowns. Ottawa, a team with a rugged pass defense and staunch line, currently is leading conference defensive units by allowing an average of 133.3 yards a game or a 3-game total of 401 yards. The Presbies offense is averaging that same figure, 401 yards. Of this, C of E has gained 690 yards rushing and 513 yards on 35 of 74 completed passes. Ottawa's pass defense has al-j lowed 17 completions in three i games for a total of 113 yards or a 37.5-yard average. Presbie passing is averaging 171 yards. The Braves' 3-game total of 288 yards rushing by opponents comes to a game average of 96 yards, compared with the Presbies 3- game rushing average of 230 yards. Ottawa and C of E also are adept in other fields. The Braves are the number two offensive unit in the conference with a total of 757 rushing yards and 304 passing for a total average of nearly 354. College of Emporia, also strong in pass defense, has allowed its opponents a total of 142 yards in the air and 415 on the ground ! for a 557 yards or an average of only 186. All of C of E's passing yardage came on completions by sophomore quarterback Bruce j Upstill, who has completed a re| spec-table 35 of 67 attempts. The j Presbies also boast the league's two leading pass receivers, Herman Rathman and Richard Horn, who have combined to j catch 22 passes for a total of 349 yards. Jim Switzer, leading conference scorer with five touchdowns for 30 points, has rolled up 260 yards for a 3-game average of nearly 87 yards. Kickoff time is 7:30. Bowling Scores WEDNESDAY NIGHT LADIES Peoples National—4 High 1'J — R. Carlson, 193 High 30 — V. Hoffman, 519 Petrex—» High 10-30 — A. Christie, 184-461 Moore—I High 10-30 — G. Whitacre, 190-468 Kansas State—0 High 10-30 — W. Waldo, 155-417 First National—1 High 10 — N. Fritts, 156 High 30 — C. Brown, 423 Moorman—3 High 10-30 — J. Richardson, 168-483 RomsU'dt—1 Higli 10-30 — C. Dengel, 168-419 Wright—3 High 10 — W. Thompson, 188 High 30 — S. Wolgast, 518 Wills—0 High 10-3V) — D. ToumberJin, 142-402 Towner—* High 10-30 — R. Mock, 307-543 BOOSTER K of C No. 1—1 High 10-30 — C. Motelet, 103-537 K of C No. :!—.'! High 10 — Walker, 196 High 30 — Terry, 480 Independents—II High 10 — Burress, 172 High 30 — Dengel, 434 Tn II man—4 High 10-30 — B. Rinehart, 23o-f.63 Uurbfn—(I Hi(h 10 — Hoffman, 156 Hiyh 30 — Conus, 439 Princeton—1 High 10 — Mohr 8: McAuIiife 186 High 30 — McAuliffe. 473 Hank— If High 10-30 — D. Dillon, 198-548 K of C No. 't~ 1 High 10-30 — J. Wassmcr, 217-539 Collij — f High 10-30 — J. Allen, 221-561 Red Roostt-r—0 High 10 — G. Miller. 170 High 30 — D. Mille, 426 KANSAS CITY (AP) - There's bad news for the Kansas Jay- hawks from the camp of the Colorado Buffaloes in Boulder. Joe Romig will be ready to resume his guard position in the important Big Eight football game between the Buffaloes and Jay- hawks in Boulder Saturday. Romig, captain and ace of the Buffs, missed play in Colorado's opening 24-0 victory over Oklahoma State last Saturday. In fact, he had been hurt since early in the pre-season training period. Coach Sonny Grandelius said that with the recovery of Romig his Buffaloes should be in top condition for Eansas. Ai Lawrence — Coach Jack- Mitchell said he expects Colorado to beat his Jayhawks. But he said it tongue-in-cheek. He said the Hawkers looked tired, were poor on pass defense and in general weren't doing too well. It could be, though, Kansas bounces back hard and regains a bit of its preseason prestige. At Columbus—Coach Dan Devine moved Kin Lavender, 190 pound junior from Murphysboro, III, up to the No. 1 defensive quarterback spot to relieve Jim Johnson who is nursing an ailing back. Devine said he believed Johnson would be ready for some work against California at Columbia Saturday, however. The Tigers worked mostly on pass defense in view of the fact California's fine thrower, Randy Gold, would play for the first time this season. At Manhattan—Ralph McFillen sophomore from Belleville, Kan., was moved up to first string defensive right halfback and Spencer Puls, 150 pound sophomore from Holdrege, Neb., took over at offensive right half. The 'Cats worked on defensive formations they hope will stop Nebraska in the Big Eight meeting at Manhattan Saturday. At Ames—Randy Kidd, a 185 j pound sophomore from Lancaster, Ohio, was promoted to left end on defense as Iowa State prepped for its game with Oklahoma in Norman Saturday. Coach Clay Stapleton complained his Cyclones acted as though they didn't "want to beat Oklahoma." He said the Cyclones "lacked enthusiasm." At Norman—Oklahoma engaged in a 30-minute defensive scrimmage against Iowa State plays. The Sooners also devoted some time to their offense. At Lincoln—Coach Bill Jennings! shifted sophomore end Dick Caila- han, 181, from Sioux Falls, S.D., to left halfback on the third team to provide "some insurance" in case the hard-running Thunder Thornton should be side-lined. Jennings said he was pleased with the depth the third unit is providing this season. Utah To Battle Wyoming By JACK CLARY Associated Press Sports Writer Jack Larscheid is a diminutive lad, who is never known for an excess of words around the Utah State campus, nor in its football locker room. But this Saturday the native of Pleasant Hill, Calif., is going to have a lot to say on the football field at Laramie, Wyoming about Utah States chances of staying atop the Skyline Conference. The Aggies take on power- packed Wyoming, led by its all- round quarterback Chuck Lamson, and the winner could possibly count the Skyline Title for 1961 as its own. Larscheid, an all-conference selection who was voted conference back of the year last season, could prove the difference. So far this season he has paced the Aggies to a 3-0 record, scoring three touchdowns. It has been his elusiveness and dangerous running that havt opened up the defenses. it Scores From OTTAWA BOWL o N. Main Phone CH 2-9741 COMMERCIAL Homi'i City Service—(I 1st 2nd S. Lyman 92 05 E. Honn 141 111 F. Blaksley 141 169 A. Hopkins 135 168 V. Honn 131 145 Crites Body Shop—4 1st 2nd J. Fisher 153 113 B. Wiedner 188 157 W. Heien 121 110 F. Wise 115 145 L. Bell 134 307 Pare Milk Producers—3 R. Lewis 172 146 C. Strickland 178 170 L. Ferguson 138 139 E. Ferguson 167 159 D. Sklillng- 127 1M Todftt Mobile Hornet—1 J. Todd 135 167 R. Armstrong 129 131 R. Shofner 165 190 Doty 167 178 B. Wenthe 206 168 Texaco—3 O- p *ge 141 199 F. Simmons 180 177 R. Duffleld 142 131 A. Knoepple 2'01 167 O. Dunkln 190 164 Fredeen'i Shoes—1 P. Fredeen 174 ng L. Brady 7 8 108 O- Re«" 168 182 W. W«ln 139 127 L. Barnett 143 166 3rd Ttl. 132 319 181 433 180 4CO 159 435 3rd Ttl. 176 442 124 460 155 386 170 430 169 510 171 480 127 475 150 417 162 488 148 429 156 450 138 369 151 51)6 161 506 192 556 163 503 158 515 175 448 190 558 183 536 160 509 85 264 164 504 181 427 156 464 TWILIGHT Bob's Clothes Shop—1 vr „ ^ Ut 2nd M. Rodgers 132 160 H. Snyder 133 119 W. Pierson na 195 W. Mack 129 170 H. Conrad 172 153 Bennetts No. 2—i! C. Koch 151 150 D. Stoneking 102 106 C. Dodd 109 168 D. Hall 151 129 M. Miller 141 157 Western Auto—K A. Yost 106 1. McFadden 140 H. Moody 177 G. McFadden 138 H. Mnneman 160 Ottawa Bus Service—S 3rd Ttl. 152 444 109 366 114 428 21S 518 145 470 171 472 157 365 157 534 114 3M 145 443 Smay O. Simmons .. F. Disque G. Nitcher B. Figgins Beinles Gargre"* V. Bien G. Bowman .. D. Wieneke . D. Kllllon . L. Bleu .. .. Sunrise Dairy—1 B. Nelson G. Foster .. '.'.','.' C. Cayot M. Pierson .. . K. Perry 149 183 174 146 Body 156 171) 160 147 214 102 125 165 161 144 110 360 172 99 411 124 203 504 118 160 416 157 156 463 172 2'.t4 625 136 182 500 183 1*4 531 142 152 450 159 196 501 Shop—,1 187 170 5V8 213 181 E49 209 172 551 150 180 490 205 193 545 177 203 684 127 113 343 173 169 467 159 144 468 168 146 475 1% He's Going Out of Business (and I didn't even know lie was there) This may not sound too odd, after all. Let's look at the reason for this statement. For years this store owner said there was no benefit in advertising . . . Yet now, when he decides business is so bad there is no reason to stay open ... He feels the best way to let people know he is quitting is to advertise! The sale is a tremendous success. He wonders where all the people came from. Some ask why he is closing, but most ask how long he's been there ... for this owner, the "Moment of Truth" is at hand ... He knows now there is a very definite advantage in advertising, but he realized this too late. 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