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16 - Wed., June 26, 1963 Redlands Daily Facts Still smarting all over Nicklaus determined to atone for flop in Open LAST ONE IN CLE\TLAXD fVPl) - Jack Nicklaus, still smarting over his sorry showing in the U.S. Open is deterniined to atone for it—and regain the top spot on golf's money winning list — when he tees off Thursday in the 5110,000; Cleveland Open. Nicklaus, who failed to make the cut at Brookline, Mass., last- week, has vowed to friends he; viU make up for that disappoint-) ment, and he can get back on! top of the money winning list byi capturing the $22,000 first prize; in this event. ! Right now he trails Arnold! Palmer and Julius Boros, the new U.S. Open king, who between them have picked up most of the loot in the richest five j Weeks of tournament play in j golfing history. i In the five tournaments starting here, a total of S402,000—not counting a lot of ridi side benefits — have been at stake. And of the total of $81,000 aUotted for first place money in the five events, Palmer and Boros between them have picked up $60,470 during this "gold dust stretch.'" Palmer made $32,000 although he competed in only two of the four tourneys preceding this one, while Boros, who played in all j four, won $28,740. Palmer took the $25,000 jackpot in the $100,000 Thunderbird and picked up{ $7,000 in the U.S. Open, which he lost in a playoff with Boros and young Jacky Cupit. Boros won S3.400 in the $50,000 Indianapolis Open, the $9,000 first place money in the $50,000 Buick Open, only 5345 in the Thunderbird but thea came back to win the $16,000 top gold in the Open. Those earnings put Palmer at the top of the money winning list with $63.«5, followed by Boros with $59,680 and Nicklaus with 558,690. Should the Ohio strong boy win the marbles in his home state, he would vault back into first place, where he would like to be «-hen he leaves these shores to take a shot at the British Open championship in July. The field will be cut to the low 60 and ties for the final two rounds of play after Friday's second round. In the event of a lie after the final round on Sunday, there will be a sudden death olayoff. Puts team In condition Cubs' Kennedy works miracles with club By OSCAR FRALEY UPl Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI) - The manager of the year in the major leagues, it seems possible today, well may turn out to be a coach. At least that's the unheralded designation which is applied to Bob Kennedy by the Chicago Cubs even though he is running the ball club. And operating it with such efficiency that the lowly Cubs have roared up from the gloomy National League basement to become a contender. The Cubs still adhere stubbornly to their policy of the last couple of seasons of having a number of "coaches" who took turns Albacore fever slowly rising "Albacore fever" is slowly rising among Southland ocean anglers, and the Department of Fish and Game today predicted there might well be some good fishing for the longfins around San Clemente Island on the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The DFG also rqx)rted some of the findings made by the department's research vessel N. B. Scofield, which recently relumed to port in San Pedro after nearly a month of scouting the migration route of the albacore. Four leaders of the incoming schools were intercepted about 600 miles offshore on June 5. They were small fish, about 5-6 pounds in weight and one or two years old. Two year old albacore are the mainstay of California's troll fishery, which usually accounts for the majority of a season's catch. The Black Douglas, Bureau of Commercial Fisheries research boat, fished west and northwest of the June S catch area and caught at least. SO albacore between June 10 and 12. Two of the fish weighed 15 pounds each and the remainder averaged under seven pounds. The albacore were travelling shoreward in a band of water between 64 and 66 degrees in temperature. Mats sign 26 school stars NEW YORK (UPI) — The New York Mets, hoping to build a future by developing their own young talent, have signed 26 high school and college stars for bonuses estimated to total between S200.000 and $250,000 in recent weeks. The Mets revealed in announcing the signings Monday that almost all the players already are playing with Met farm teams, including catcher Gary Mykkanen of Hawthorne, Calif, who the Slets said "was sought by many clubs." Mykkanen is believed to have received a bonus of about $30,000. Richard Rustek, a 21-year-old pitcher from Notre Dame, was assigned to the Buffalo Bisons of the International League and then reassigned by the Bisons to Salinas of the California League. Including Rustek, Salinas was assigned 10 players, Raleigh of the Carolina League six. Auburn three, and Quincy, 111., of the Midwest League seven. handling the reins, like 10 drivers on a 10-mule team. It is the only team In baseball which doesn't have a manager's contract on file v.ilh the commissioner's office. But, after fruitless experimentation, they finally settled on Kennedy as what might be termed the head coach. If Uicy take him out of the top spot now and retrogress to their old sjstem of alternating coache.? at the head of the bench it is entirely possible that every Cub fan in the land will issue a family ban on chewing gum. For Kennedy, a Wodd War II JIarine fighter pilot, has accomplished seeming miracles with what was expected to be a little more than an eighth place club at best. The itchy-switchy "managerial" policy of the Cubs has had to contribute vastly to thcu- ineffectiveness over the last few seasons. Because almost every year the team's farm system has produced one or more outstanding rookies. Three years ago the Cubs came up with a good one in third baseman Ron Santo. In 1961 they produced two outstanding freshmen in catcher Dick Bertell and outfielder Billy Williams who was voted rookie of the year. Again last year they had the rookie of the year in second baseman Ken Hubbs and an outstanding first year man in outfielder Lou Brock. When you continue to produce good young major leaguers and still remain at or near the bottom of the heap it is obvious that ail of the potential horsepower isn't being generated. In (his case you have to lake a close look at the guy who's pushing the buttons. Without handing Kennedy the whole portfolio, the Cubs obviously came to the conclusion at long last that he was the man for the job. And he's done a good one, jelling the whole operation. Andre Rodgers, at shortstop, was a Giant castoff. Don Landrum. the regular centerfield er. was obtained from the Cardinals as was pitcher Larry Jackson. Patching and fitting eveo'- tliing together was a major problem. Kennedy, who wandered for years through the American League before winding up with the Dodgers in 1957 and had only one term of managerial experience at Salt Lake City last year, made two big moves. He switched Ernie Banks from shortstop to first base without affecting his hitting ability and he established a rigid rotation for his pitchers. The latter step hasn't produced any big winners but with regular work most of his hurlers are on the profit side of the ledger and that's good enough to crowd the leaders in the dog-eat-dog National League race. You might thuik the Cubs would finally give Kennedy a vote of confidence for having kept the team high up in the first division and name him manager. But Phil Wrigley doesn't change his mind easily. It makes you wonder wliether he'd even permit Kennedy to accept "manager of the year" honors if he won them. Koufax wins 4-1 Dodgers break Reds seven-game win streak CINCINTVATI, (UPI) - Cin- cinnatii righthander Jim Maloney, 11-2. brings a seven-game victory skein with him into tonight's game — but it's not likely to bother the Los Angeles Dodgers. The California club began the three-game series by breaking the Reds seven-game winning streak in the opener Monday and Tuesday night won 4-1 to end left­ hander Jim O'TooIe's personal seven-game string of victories. Rookie Nick Willhite will make his third start for the Dodgers since coming up from Spokane. The southpaw shut out the Chicago Cubs 2-0 in his first experience in the majors and lost 2-1 to St. Louis the last time out. In Tuesday night's battle of two of the National League's leading lefthanders. Sandy Koufax emerged with his 12th win of the season against only 3 losses, and O'TooIe was handed his fourth defeat in 17 decisions. After a rough start, Koufax struck out nine batters, allowed only six hits and registered his 10th complete game of the season. Sandy's earned run average dropped to 1.68. Cincinnati jumped to a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a walk to Tom Harper and a triple by Vada Pinson, who has a streak of 14 games in which he has hit safely. Dodger second baseman Jim Gilliam, w1io is working on a seven-game hitting streak, led the hitting attack with two doubles and a single. Gilliam's first double in the third inning was followed by another two-bagger by Willie Davis to knot the score at 1-1. The second baseman's second double — off the leftfield scoreboard — drove in Maury Wills with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning. Tommy Davis made the score 3-1 by singling home Gil liam. T. Davis' two hits in four plate appearances put his batting average at .335 — tied with Roberto Clemente of Pittsburgh for the league lead. Ron Fairly, who filled in for Bill Skowron at first base in the late innings, drove his sixth homer of the year into the rightfield seats in the ninth off O'TooIe. Hurls 250th victory Roberts sees no end to his pitching career LOS ANGELES (UPI) — Robin Roberts said today that he sees no end to his pitdiing career as long as he can keep throwing as well as he did Tuesday night when he hurled his 250th major league victory. The 36-year-old veteran came through with a masterful mound performance in achieving the milestone win, blanking the Los Angeles Angels on four hits while going the entire way to pilch the Baltimore Orioles to a 10-0 victory. It was the biggest shutout margin in the short history of the Angels and Roberts gave the Los Angeles hitters a lesson in control pitching. Arm Feelt Stronger "My arm seems to feel stronger now than it has in some time," the grinning Roberts said after the game. "I hope to keep on pitching as long as I can be of help to a club." Roberts currently is third in the majors amongactive pitchers in total victories, surpassed only by Warren Spahn of the Milwaukee Braves and Early Wj-nn of the Cleveland Indians. And compared to them, Roberts is a youngster. Spahn is 42 years of age and Wynn is 43. Big Jim Gentile provided Roberts with the most help at the plate, snappmg out of a batting slump to drive in six runs on two doubles and a solo homer. But Roberts, a better than average hitter for a pitcher, aided h i s cause by driving in U'o runs with a single. Enfoyed Every Minute "I've enjoyed every minute of every game I've won over the last 16 years," Roberts said. "None of them have come easy but I wouldn't trade the thrills I've received for anj-thing." It was Roberts' amazing control that bothered the Angels most. The veteran drew the praise of Los Angeles manager Bill Rigney for the way he kept moving the ball around. "Roberts kept changing speed and never seemed to pitch to the same spot twice," Rigney said. Chance Wat Victim The victim of Roberts' second shutout of the season and 37th of his career was 22-year-old Dean Chance, who once was the property of the Orioles and was drafted from their farm system by the Angels. Roberts said he used four pitdi- es — two curves, a fast ball and a change of speed ball but he alternated throwmg sidearm and overhand. The Angels and Orioles go at it again tonight in a twi-night doubleheader. For the home club, Paul Foytack, 0-1, and Ken McBride, 8-6, dre^v the mound assignments. Opposing them will be Ike Delock, 1-4, and Mike McCormick, 2-4. At Empire Bowl: Morning Ladies Handicap High Game and Series — Mary Melcher 222, 519. 200 Club — Mar}' .Melcher 222. Standings: Tenpins 12':! - 8 ',3, Hopefuls 12-9. Checkmates 12-9, Electronics 11-10. All Stars lO-U. Pin Wins 9-12. Spare Timers 9-12, Split-Niks 8"i.-12'.i:. City League High Game — Gar>' Townsend 218, Series — Garj- Grimco 589. 200 Club — John Hughes 214, Gary Townsend 218. Tom Simpson 203, Bill Lutes 205. Larry Wo goman 200, Gao' Grimco 202. Bob Moyer 202, Jack Goddard 203. Standings: Sunset Tile 15-3. Sorenson Eng. 12-6, American Fumi' ture 11-7. Yucaipa 408's 11-7, United Citrus 10-8. McAnallys 9-9, Economy Bldg. Maint. 8-10. Micro Lube 8-10, Harlows Appliance 7-11, The Boys 7-11. Citation Construction 7-11, Alley Cats 3-15. Scratch Trio High Game — Bob Lawrence 236, Series — Roland Mason 806. 200 Club — Jim White 201, Ernie Guerrero 202, Bob Phelps 200, Carson Kilday 210, Roland JIason 228, Frank Labagnara 213, Frank Wesley 201, Geo. Lincoto 206. Bob LawTence 236, Jerrj* BuUocfc 210, LjTin Snow 213, Ernie Pelley 200, Al Otterbeck 206, Lua Green 210. Standings: McNess 18 - 10, Three Bums 13li-12Vi, Bangbal- lers 15-13, Big Bad Three 14V;- 14^i, Worthmgtons 14-14, Broken Eggs 13-15, Koc's Army 12-16, Roaring Three 10-18. Ladies Scratch Trio Hi^ Game — Hazel Campfield 209, Series — Ruth Mason 663. 200 Club — Hazel Campfield 209. Standings; The Jem's 20-8, Try Hards 16-12, Ding Bats 14-14, Easy Marks 13-15, Hi Lows U-17, The Wheels 10-18. Empire Mixed Four High Game — Clint Burson 244, Sunny Starr 192, Series — Jack Goddard 659, Hazel Campfield 522. 200 Club — Clint Burson 244, Jack Goddard 226, BiU Nottingham 205. Standings: Got Cha 12-6, Span Makers 10V:-7V4, Mis Haps 10-8, Tall Ones 9-9, Black Outs 8 ^2 -9%, bels 8-10, Neighbors 7-11, Seven Ups 7-11. King of the Hill Al Allegranza successfully defended his King of the HiU Utle by fuming back the challenge of Everett May, three strikes to two, in a nine frame match game. George Thompson with a total of 30 strikes for both squads won the optional Jackpot. Summer Doublet B^ind hard rolling Bob Castillo the third week of the summer doubles went to a record high of a 1347 scratch three game series. Castillo with games of 279, 269, 255, 803 teamed with Dave Eisenbise to post the top heavy score. Castillo's three game total established a new Empire house record. It was formerly held by Val Valderama at 725. Mixed Doubles Ann Farrell and Miley Barnes took first place in the Empire Bowl doubles. Joan and Robbie Johnson finished second with 1226 while eleanor Bullock and Bill Lutes were third with 1137. Ladies Sweeper Virginia Noel led the first squad with a 674 series followed by Grace Home 673 and Suzi Karr 614. Tem Goddard topped the second squad with a 668 series. At Tri City Bowl Tuesday Mixed High Game — Pete Castro 225, Anna Gabbert 202, High Series — Pete Castro 576, Anna Gabbert 499. 200 Oub — Don Wheeler 200, Pete Castro 225, Anna Gabbert 202. Standings: Tri City Terrors 257, The Clowns 20-12, HiUbUlies 1913, Team Five 14-18, Four G's 1022, The Hopefuls 8-24. By United Press International Forget the National League's pennant race for a moment and take a gander at its race for the batting championship. It's a tournament of champions involving 1960 champ Dick Croat of the St. Louis Cardinals, 1961 titlist Roberto Clemente of the Pittsburgh Pirates and 1362 king Tommy Davis of the Los Angeles Dodgers. And there's even an uninvited fourth hopeful — the Cardinals' Bill White, who has challenged in the past but never quite made it. The race today shows Davis and Clemente tied for the lead at .335 each and Groat and White tied for second at .333 each. Davis moved up three points Tuesday night when he contributed two singles to an 11-hit attack that helped Sandy Koufax and the Dodgers down the Cincinnati Reds, 4-1. White had three hits and Groat a key double, meanwhile, as the Cardinals topped the San Francisco Giants, 6-5, and moved back into first place. The Cardinals hold a half-game lead over both their chief rivals, with the Dodgers second by si.v percentage points and the Giants Fish and Game men cited Two veteran law enforcement officers with the Department of Fish and Game in Southern California were honored in Sacranjen- to recently for devoting 25 years of service to the State. DFG Durector Walter T. Shannon presented gold pins and engraved certificates to Patrol Captain Henry G. Shebley of San Ber- nardmo and Warden John J. Barry of Canoga Park. A holder of the coveted Governor's Medal of Valor, Captain Shebley lives in Highland and heads up wardens in the San Bernardino patrol district. He won the medal for a 1958 incident in which he risked his life to disarm a beserk hunter who had killed one man and was threatening the lives of others. Warden Barry is the DFG's pollution coordinator for Southern California and the Inyo-Mono area. He is the region's liaison man with water pollution control boards and is a key figiure in the DFG's continuing efforts to prevent or abate pollution of state waters. BAD IMPRESSION POMONA, Calif. (UPI) — A rookie policeman was sentenced to six months in jail Tuesday for setting faes and then reporting them to unpress his superiors with his alertness. Frank Hardin, 21, vibo pleaded guilty to two counts of arson, also was ordered to pay for the damage he had caused. BENEFITS NEW YORK (UPI) — Life insurance companies pay out nearly $35 million in life insurance benefits on each working day of the year, according to the Institute of Life Insurance. Four players vie for batting championship Vernon Lee first in Hope in One contest Vernon Lee was the winner of the Hope in One contest sponsored by the City of Hope at the Redlands Country Club over the weekend professional Leo Crane stated. The contest was held on the 123 yard par three 10th hole. Lee's shot was within 20 inches of the pin for first place. Others in the top 10 included: Bob Bourret, 8'.i feet; third, Harold Moser 13 feet; fourth Bob Meeks 14 feet: fifth Dr. Bob Heim 15-3; sixth Warren Hooper 16-2; seventh Col. Arnold Boogher 18 feet; eighth BUI Lauer 19 feet: ninth Paul Jennings Jr.. 20 feet and 10th Skip Tendall 22'i feet. The affair was the annual promotion on behalf of the City of Hope. Trophies were given to the top ten shotmakers. third by eight. The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Pirates, 5-1, in 10 innings despite two hits by Clemente; the Milwaukee Braves beat the Houston Colts. 4-0, and the Chicago Cubs topped the New York Mets, 4-1, in other NL action. The second of Davis' two hits capped a two-run, tie-breaking eighth-inning Dodger rally spearheaded by Maury Wills' safe bunt and Jim Gilliam's double. Koufax pitched a six-hitter and struck out nine batters for his fifth straight win and 12th of the season while Cincinnati's Jim O'TooIe suffered his fourth loss against 13 triumphs. He had won seven in a row. The Cardinals, given an early lead with the help by slugging by Groat and White, won out in the ninth when Orlando Cepeda threw wildly to third base on a bunt, permitting Tim McCarver to score. Willie McCovey's two-run homer and a two-run triple by Fe­ lipe AIou produced four runs for the Giants and a 5-3 tie in the eighth. Ron Taylor was the winner and Bob Bolin the loser. The PhiUies pulled out their 10- mning win over the Pu-ates when Don Demeter led off the frame with a homer, his 13th of the year. Johnny Klippstein, who pitched the last two innings, won his third game for the Phillies while Harvey Haddix suffered the loss. Tony Cloninger pitched a four- hitter as the Braves dealt the Colts their 10th consecutive loss. Lee Maye had a homer and a double to pace the Braves' eight- hit attack. The Colts have scored only one run in their last 66 innings and have been scoreless in the last 25. Ron Santo had three hits, including a two-run seventh-inning single, as the Cubs beat the Mets behind Larry Jackson's four hitter. Duke Snider homered for the Jfets' only run off Jackson, who scored his ninth wm against six losses. Baseball for Boys Tarkanian on coaches board Jerry Tarkanian, former Red- 1 lands high school basketball' coach, has been named to the junior college committee of the National Association of Basketball coaches. Tarkanian is currently coach of Riverside City College's Eastern Conference championship team. "The conunittee is an organ of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Members of the group are consulted about rule changes and generally serve as a liaison between'the parent organ- iTation and coaches m the field. Tarkanian said. Coach Ray Blake of San Bernardino Valley College is also a committee member. CHOICE OF CLUBS ELKS Major Dean Tharaldson hurled Lockheed to a 10-3 win over Tri-City Concrete by striking out 15 men in sL\ innings and scattering six hits. Tri-City's catcher, Tom Miller, tripled and doubled in two trips to the plate, while Gary Mercado, catcher of Lockheed, did the same for the winners. For Lockheed, Brian Wilkinson and Ken Bruins each singled, Jeff Austin doubled. Dean Tharaldson singled and doubled and Dave Goodrich and Jim Lewis each singled and tripled. Hitting for Tri-City. Miller. John Williams, Doug Hamilton and Chuck Ledbetter each singled, and Jim Gosse doubled. Tri-City 010 002- 3 6 1 Lockheed 100 45.x—10 11 0 Kit Baker, Mike Vernon (4) and Tom Miller; Dean Tharaldson and Gary Jlercardo. Minor Unable to score in the last inning, Lockheed dropped a tight game to Tri-City Concrete. 9-8. Rich Milkowski tossed the entire game for the win. Rob Mitterling doubled and tripled for Lockheed for two times at bat. For Tri-City, both Craig Montgomery and Craig Ledbetter were two-ior-two with a pair of singles each. Tri-City 230 22-9 7 0 Lockheed 302 30-3 7 I Rich Milkowski and Evin Williams: Greg Hardy, Dave Wilkinson (3) and Kieth Brown, Lon Tharaldson (3). OPTIMIST Mafor Sages Majors downed Western Fruit Growers as they got six runs on nine hits and two Fruit Grower errors. Jeff Lewis went the distance for the winners striking out ten batters in five innings. Eddy Walker and John Mercer each singled for the losers getting the only two hits off winning pitcher Jeff Lewis. Hitting for Sages, Ernesto Rivera and Eddy Miller each singled, Jerry Price and Dave Miller both had a pair of singles, Ralph Tejada tripled, and Jeff Lewis singled and tripled. Sage's ._- - 202 20-6 9 0 Frmt Growers 020 00-2 2 2 Jeff Lewis and Ralph Tejada: Mike Hanson and Tom Walter. Minor Two big innings for the Western Fruit Grower Minors led the way to 14-11 win over Sages Earl Hem started and pitched 4 2-3 innings for the win. Ben Grunsis came in in the last inning to strike out the batter and retire the side. Heam was two-for-four with a pair of singles while Greg Soto tripled and singled for Sages. Sage's 023 06—n 8 3 Fruit Growers 590 Ox—14 4 5 Dennis Soto, Fleming Oliver (1), Hector Rivers (2) and Greg Soto, Richard Gree (4); Eari Heam, Ben Grimes (5) and Mark Mercer. Farm Visiting Dodgers downed the Tigers as they got 23 runs on i2 hits and eight Tiger errors. Dale Andrews was the winner. Mark Jacobs, Dodger first baseman, doubled and singled twice in four times at bat. Dodgers 4(11)8-23 12 I Tigers 1 3 0—4 0 8 Dale Andrews, Mark Jacobs (3) land Ken Schribner; Jim Garcia, jDave Clem (2), Dave Bohmstedt (3) and Mark \Vhitmer. Pony Grad Brookside Dairy Cubs, led by the two-hit pitching and batting of Tim Van Hom, downed the Culligan Soft Water Tigers, 7-0. Van Hom pitched three perfect innings only to have leadoff batter Greg Ash single in the fourth spoiluig his no-hitter. Van Horn also singled twice driving in one run m three trips to the plate. The Cubs stranded seven men on the bases while only three Tigers reached first base. Buddy Perry, John Bennett, Norm Fletcher, and Ken Cover each singled while Mike Webster doubled in the seven hit attack. Tigers - 000 000—0 2 5 Cubs - 100 141-7 7 0 Dave Coleman, Bill Hudson (5) and Dave Gaston; Tim Van Hom and Mike Webster, John Bennett (5). Dennis DeLange went to the mound for undefeated Security First National Bank Bankers while Arie Frankcn started for McEwens Furniture Lions, who were also with two wins and no losses. DeLang struck out 13 in the six innings he worked allowing only two hits and shutting out the Lions. For the Bankers in the first inning, Larry Ekema walked and took second on an error and was driven in to score on DeLange's double. Dave Lockett got the only other hit for the Bankers, a single in the second. The Lions hits came in the fifth and sixth innings. Jeff Spencer led off the fifth with a single, and .Arie Franken singled in the last inning. Lions - OOO 000-0 2 4 Bankers -_102 OOx—3 2 1 Arie Franken, Tony Vega (4) and Alan McCall; Dennis DeLan and Larry Andrews,

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