The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1966 · Page 8
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By MURRAY CHASS would think I couldn't run and Associated Press Sports Writer j I'd be out of the line-up," Staub (explained. "So as I rounded — - THE IN CROWD — The Assassins typify the entertainment which will be holding forth (beginning Tuesday night) at the American Legion arena. Pro wrestling came back to town after the Legion ousted the Blytheville Boys Club boxing team from the arena early this week. The Assassins are stars of Memphis television. Boys Club is still homeless. _ Monbo May Be New Tiger Ace By JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Bill Monbouquette has won 97 games in the American League but-none was more important than his first start for the Detroit Tigers. , Monbo, a 10-18 pitcher for Boston last year, came through witti a fine six-hitter Thursday against the New York Yankees in the second game of a doubleheader for a 5-2 victory. The manager who stole Monbo from the Red Sox in a deal, is delighted with his latest acquisition. "With Monbo to take a regular turn along with the kids (Denny McLain, Mickey Lolich and Joe Sparma) everything ought to turn out all right. Eventually, I expect Dave Wickersham will be a good relief pitcher but I .have to start him now because Sparma hurt his finger down South and isn't Tigers also took the opener 3-2! and went to Detroit to open the home season With a perfect 3-0 record. "I've got a lot to prove," said the 29-year-old pitcher from Medford, Mass., "especially after being traded. I have to show I can come back after a 10-18 year. I know I'm- a better pitcher than that. . * * * "This game meant a lot to rne. I've thought a lot about it ever since I got here. Like I said, I've got a lot to prove." Charley Dressen, the Tiger ready. *. * * "We tried to get Monbo last June but they wouldn't give him up. W.e finally made the deal a few days before the end of the season but it wasn't official until later when they made their pick from the players we offered." Dodgers Staub Toe In Astro Encounter Wlll]llllll*l*1111»^ Fights imiiiiiiiiiiniiininiiiBaiiiniiiiiiiiiiNiiniiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiin By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORTLAND, Maine — Milo Calhoun, 174, Kingston, Jamaica, outpointed Curtis Bruce, 173, Newark, N.J., 10. LOS ANGELES—Dwight Hawkins, 125, Los Angeles, outpoint- ed Zorito Valdez, 124V4, Mexico City, 10. SAN FRANCISCO — Charlie Stupes, 145, Oakland, .Calif., knocked out Henry Aldrich, 146V4, San Jose, Calif., 11. . Rusty Stau'), -nigmatic to some people, is loo painfully transparent to Ron Perranoski and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Staub, who celebrated his 22nd birthday two weeks ago, has two hits in his fourth season in the majors, and both have had the sa IB effect. They've beaten the Dodgers. The Houston right fielder smashed a two-run homer against Perranoski Thursday night, climaxing a three ., eighth-inning rally that carried the Astros past the Dodgers 4-2. His run-scoring single off Perra- naski jh the ninth inning the night before gave Houston a 7-6 victory. From the time he was a 19- year-old rookie through the present, Staub has bee . considered a mystery by many people. They have found it difficult to understand some of his actions. There was, for example, the night in St. Louis last August when he started home from second on a single. He raced to third and started towa~ J home but suddenly pulled up and trotted the rest of the way to the plate where he was an easy out. Staub simply walked to the dugout, .went right past -. seething Manager Luman Harris and sat down. He didn't say a word, seeing no reason to explain why he walked into the tag. As it turned out, though, he had a good reason. In ix^.-.ding third, the youngster reinsured a thigh muscle. "I knew if I stopped at third and didn't try to score, Lcman third I felt th* muscle go, and I just pulled up. 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Rich Allen's three-run homer capped a.four-run first ir Ing that powered Philadelphia past St. Louis. The Phillies scored what proved to be the winning run in the third when Johnny Callison singled, moved around to third on an infield out and a wild pitch and race* 1 across as Bill White grounded out. Ty Cline rapped five hits and drove in two runs in leading a Chicago atteik th?' gave Leo Durocher his first "ictpry in his new managerial job. Tight relict pitching by Bill Hands a'' Ted Abernathy stymied the Giants. Tony Oliva, who won batting championships in each of his first two American League seasons swinging with one hand, has both to work with now so it figures he'll do twice the damage. . Like a home run title to go with his batting crown* perhaps? Oliva walloped hit second homer in as many days Thursday as Minnesota completed a three-game sweep of Kansas City, 4-2. His homer gave the M-year- old Cuban outfielder four hits and Five runs batted in, in his first 10 at bats this season. Oliva underwent surgery «t the Mayo Clinic last fall to remove bone chips from the middle finger of his right hand. The chips had prevented him from gripping the bat tightly last year and caused him to lose control of it many times. SEVENTH GRADE WINS A FIRST Coach J W. Seymour's seventh-grade track team took first place in a four-team meet yesterday at Paragoud. Blytheville got six first places and 71 2/3 points In defeating Paragould, 66, Walnut Ridge, 28, and Jonesboro, 23 1/3. Phillip Tolley set a new, seventh-grade record in the nait- mile, running it in 2:40. • n "Since Tolley started running this year," Seymour comment-' ed, "he has brought his time down from 3:01. Shows you what hard work will do." Seyour also was happy With quarter-miler Gary Richardson. "He was far behind in the 440, but he never gave up. 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