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Suction A ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Sport*, firtftbliata! January 15,1838 ALTON, ILL., SATURDAY, JULV 5, 1958. 5c Per Copy Member of fl* Associated Ptm Yankees Sweep Two, * Lead Loop by j, JL (j Braves Lose Ground Turley Gains 12th Victory On 3-Hitter By ED WILK8 Associated PreM Spot-fa Writer Some Independence Day in the American League! Those overlord New York Yankees lead by 10H games — and no club has had a bigger July 4 bulge since guess who led by 11% in 1939. The Yankees, sweeping the three-game set and winning their fourth straight game, twice cracked the last place Senators at Washington. Bob Turley won his 12th with a three-hitter in the 2-1 opener, and Art Ditmar, pitching his first complete game for the Yankees, won the nightcap with a four- bitter 13-2. Second place Kansas City swiped two at Chicago, beating the White Sox 6-5 ahd 4-3. Boston and Baltimore, split, the Red Sox winning 5-1, .the Orioless 5-3. Cleveland rapped Detroit 6-1, but the Tigers took the nightcap 3-1. Turley gave up two singles and walked a run across before he got a man out, then allowed only a fifth-inning single to Roy Sievers. The loser was Pete Ramos (6-6). In tht nightcap, the Yankees slugged 22 hits—a one-game high in the AL for the season. Norm Siebern and Bill Skowron also homered for the Yankees, with Siebern, who. was 4-for-5, belting his seventh with a man on in a wrapup, six-run sixth. Truman Clevenger (4-8) was the loser for the Nats, now 19 games behind with only four victories in their last 22 games. The A's, trailing 5-0, chased Early Wynn and handed veteran reliever Turk Lown his first AL defeat. The winner was Tom Gorman (2-3). Harry Simpsoij and Bill Tuttle homered'the A's into a 3-0 lead in the nightcap and Pete Daley won his first — with Tomanek's second perfect relief job of the day. Ray Moore (5-3) lost it/ Larry Doby was 4-for-4 and drove in lour runs, three, with a first-inning homer off loser Paul Foytack (6-8) while Cal McLish won his fifth for the Indians. Herm Wehmeier, whose arm trouble made his purchase from St. Louis a conditional deal, won his first with a six-hit, eight-inning job for Detroit in the nightcap, won on Billy Martin's solo home run off loser Jim Grant (6-6) in the seventh. Sammy White's , bases-loaded triple capped a four-run sixth in the opener for the Red Sox as Frank Sullivan won his sixth with a five-hitter. Connie Johnson lost it hi relief of Milt Pappas. In the nightcap, Arnie Portocarrero (65) won it with Mike Fornieles (35) the loser. Thomson Tied For Lead In N British Open ST. ANNE'S-ON-SEA, England League Leaders O AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting (based on 150 or more a bats)— Ward, Kansas City. .328; Cerv Kansas City, .324; Fox, Chicago, .323 Runs — Cerv, Kansas City and Mantle, New York, 54; Lopez, Kan sas City, 48. Rum batted In — Jensen, Boston 85; Cerv, Kansas City, 62; Bievers r , Hits — Fox, Chicago, 94; Malr.on* Boston, 91; Power, Cleveland, SS. Doubles — Kuenn. Detroit, 28 Power, Cleveland, 18; Kallne, Detroit 17. Triples — Tuttle, Kansas City and Lemon, Washington, 6; Power. Cleve land and Martyn, Kansas City, 5. Home Runs — Jensen. Boston, 24 Cerv, Kansas City leaser ', 2Z; Mantle, New York and Slevers, Washington, 19. Stolen Bases — Aparlclo. Chicago 17; Landls and Rivera. Chicago and Harrell and Mlnoso. Cleveland, 8. . Pitching (based on 7 or more de clslons) — Larsen, New York, 7-1 .876; Turley, New York. 12-3, .800 Ford, New York. 10-3, .769. Strikeouts — Turley, New York 90; Ford New York, 84; Wynn and Pierce, Chicago, 82. • NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (based on 150 or more a bats) — Muslal, St. Louis, .362; Mays San Francisco. .359; Flood, St. Louis .333. Runs — Banks, Chicago, 61; Mays San Francisco. 60; Walls, Chicago and Aaron. Milwaukee, 52. Runs batted In — Thomas, Pitts burgh, 66; Banks, Chicago, 58,- Ce peda and Spencer. San Francisco. 50 Hits — Mays, San Francisco, 107, Walls, Chicago, 83; Banks, Chicago and Cepeda, ago, , San Francisco, 92. iu vcpuua, aan i-1 auwiauu, ff*. Doubles — Hoak, Cincinnati, 21 Thomson. Chicago,, 20; Groat Pitts burgh. 18. Triple* — Virdon, Pittsburgh. 9; Banks, Chicago, Mays, San Fran Cisco and Blasingame, St. Louis, 8 Home runs — Thomas, Pittsburgh 22; Banks, Chicago. 21; Walls, Chi cago, 17. Stolen bases — Mays, San Fran Cisco. 14; Blasingame, St. Louis, 12; Ashburn, Philadelphia, 11. Pitching (based on 7 or more decisions) — McMahon, Milwaukee, 6-1. .857; Phillips, Chicago and Far rell. Philadelphia, 5-2, .714. Strikeouts — Jones, St. Louis, 98; Antonelli, San Francisco, 74; Podres. Los Angeles and Spahn, Milwaukee, 73. Miss Gibson Ceuld Share In 3 Titles WIMBLEDON, England (AP) Althea Gibson, the defending Wimbledon champion, has chance to share in three titles today in women's singles and doubles and mixed doubles. Miss Gibson , who first learned her .tennis on the crowded streets of New York's Harlem, faces the challenge of Angela Mortimer of Britain in the singles finals. The team of Miss Gibson and Maria Bueno of Brazil faces Mrs Margaret Dupont of Wilmington Del., and Margaret Varner of El Paso, Texas in the women's doubles final. Miss Gibson teams with Kurt Mielsen of Denmark against Bob Howe and Lorraine Coghlan of Australia for the mixed doubles championship. Australia's Ashley Cooper captured the men's singles title Friday with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 13-11 victory over Neale Fraser, a fel- ow Aussie with whom he travels he tennis circuit. It was the 12th time .the two players have met in major tour- laments with Cooper winning nine imes. • — The British open was a promoter's delight today—a Satur day playoff with a local in the cast. Dave Thomas, the 23-year-old Wales lad who never has won a senior event, met Australia's Peter Thomson, an international citizen of golf who has toured the world eight times. .They play their 36-hole medal play battle at Royal Lytham and St. Anne's championship links, a ' Irish sea. 30,000 mark half mile from tfe Iri Crowds topping wie ? were expected. Thomson, only 28, and one of the most experienced players in golf, i* expected to win. He has spent six years in American tournament play and he gives that experience much credit for putting his game in order. He has won money along the way but seldom takes top prizes. Thomas and Thomson forced the playoff late Friday when each alternated playing --brilliant goli and doing lUJy things, Thomio» started the final round with a tw«*«troke lead. In their final 18, which was a classic as a nerve-wracker, Thomas was good while Thomson was bad. And Tbpmas was bad when Thomson was good. Thomson's lead withered away, he got it back, losjt it and they finally wound up all even with 278 strokes each. Each broke the all-time open scoring mark- but neither was a winner. George Waahington v received 5,000 acres of Kentucky land whan he sold bis race horse noJio. Dees Ignores Royals, Signs With Truckers DENVER (AP) — Archie Dees, who led Indiana University to the Big Ten basketball championship last winter, will join the Denver- Chicago Truckers of the National Industrial Basketball League next week. Dees, the No. 1 draft choice of the Cincinnati Royals of the National Basketball League this year, decided to by-pass professional basketball at least temporarily in favor of the amateur ranks. The 6-foot-8 native of Mount Carmel, HI., twice was named most valuable player of the Big Ten .Conference and was a Helms Foundation All-America the past season. Dees -averaged 25.5 points a game in 24 contests his senior year to rank ninth in scoring among major college performers. Dees and Denver's other recent acquisition, George Bon$alle, for mer Illinois star, are scheduled to arrive in Denver Tuesday or Wednesday from Chicago. Double Loss To Phillies » _ • Narrows Lead By ED W1LKS Associated Press Sport* Writer No doubt about it. This is the closest National League race o modern time. When the Philadelphia Phillies suddenly on a come-alive drive swept Friday's double-header a Milwaukee 5-1 and 4-1, not only was the Braves' first place mar gin cut to I'/fc games, but last place Los Angeles moved within seven games of the top. San Francisco blew a chance to regain second place from idle St Louis, losing the second game to Chicago 6-1 after a five-run rally in the ninth had beaten the Cubs 6-5 in the opener. The Phillies a straggling seventh through June, gained a share of fourth place, 3% games behind Milwau kee, with the Cincinnati Redlegs who swept Pittsburgh 4-3 and 8-3 The Cardinals and Dodgers were idle, because of a previous booking in the Coliseum at Los Angeles. A crowd of 23,706, largest of the day, aaw, right-hander Jack San ford (6-6) blank the Braves on five hits while handing 10-game winner Warren Spahn his fifth defeat. The Giants, shut out for six, innings by Johnny Briggs, cappec their winning ninth in the opener on a two-run single by Willie Mays. ,The Cubs ehased Johnny Antonelli in the nightcap first with three runs that handed the southpaw ace an 8-7 record. Dave Hillman won his first with a five- hitter,. The Redlegs, scoring just one run in 32 innings, went to work on a 3-0 Pirate lead with Ed Bailey's two-run homer in the third inning of the opener. The loser was Ron Kline (7-9). Kansas City castoff Alex Kellner won his first in the NL, blanking the Cubs on four hits after relieving Don Newcombe in the third. Vern Law (7-6) was the loser, while Bob Purkey won his ninth. Norside Edges Beavers, 16-15 Norside edged the Beavers, 16-5, Thursday night in Krebs oop action. Buescher hit two home runs and pitched for the Beavers. Norside had 13 hits and he Beavers had 11. Holden and Rain pitched for N^orside, Holden tad a' home run. Albright had five hits for the winners. The Hawks scored 18 runs in he third inning of a 27-3 rout of he Indians. The Indians had six jrrors and the Hawks had five irrors. The only Indian batters to ;et hits from Lahr were Voyles, Sheary and Gillian. Lahr struck >ut 10 Indian batters. For the lawks: Schwartz and B. Smith had doubles; Ernst had two home runs in the third inning, Lahr had a home run and Veltum had three hits. Sheary was the osing pitcher. / Bowling Results ACME ALLEYS Thursday Summer League Odd Balls won 3 from Goo Boo Birds. Paulda's won 3 from Ups fe Downs. Five Aces won 3 from Purple People Eaters. LitUe Splits won 2 from Tiemanns' 200 Games: G. Scott 212, S. Paulda '201, Graham 224, J. Kelly 238. Race Driver Killed Friday CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP)A racing car flipped over at a big car racing program at Hawkeye Downs near Cedar Rapids, killing the driver, Vic Ellis, of ftocktan, 111. Ellis was dead on arrival at Mercy hospital. He was driving a ttodge ft the racei Friday night. CLOSE FINISH Rafer Johnson, of UCLA, out of Palmyra, N. J., yesterday. Defending Los Angeles, hits the tape a whisper champion Charles Pratt, finishing third, ahead of Yeng Chuan-kwang, left, of is in center background, in inside lane. Free China, finishing second, fit the 400- Johnson's time was 48.3. Final five meter event at the first-day round of the events will be run off today. (AP Wire- 40th annual decathon championships at photd.) Cards Gain Full Game While Idle 8AN FRANCISCO (A) - The St. Louis Cardinals, presented with July 4th Christmas present by 'hiladelphia, go with Vinegar lend Mizell this afternoon against San Francisco's bonus baby Mike McCormick. The Cards had an off day Friday since the Los Angeles Stadi im was used for an annual fire- vorks show. But St. Louis gainec a full game on league-leading Milwaukee. For Philadelphia, a team rough all season on the Birds, hackee out a double victory over the Jraves and left the second-place lards only 1% games out. Minor Leagues Pacific Coast League Vancouver 7-1, Phoenix 3-10 San Diego 8-2, Salt Lake City 7-5 Portland 6-3. Seattle 5-2 Spokane 9-14, Sacramento 7-5 International League Montreal 8-7, Buffalo 7-2 Miami 3-9, Richmond 2-4 Columbus 2-2, Havana 1-3 (2nd game 10 Innings) Toronto at Rochester, postponed American Association Louisville 4-10, Indianapolis 3-5 St. Paul 6-0. Minneapolis 4-7 Charleston 3-0, Wichita 0-5 Denver 7, Omaha 6 (2nd game post poned) Johnson on Track Of New Decathlon Mark By ED CORRIOAN Associated Press Sports Writer PALMYRA, N. J. (AP) -Rafer Johnson, who currently is engaged in an unwilling battle with Russia's Vassili Kuznetsov, said loday that he's not worrying aboul breaking world decathlon records. "Right now," he said, "I'm interested only in winning the national championship. If I happen to break the world record along with it, that's fine. But I'm cer- ainly not worrying about it." No matter how Johnson feels, he fact remains that he's right n the middle of the cold athletic war between the U. S. and Rus- Here's why: Rater, a towering, soft-spoken Sox Suffer Double Loss To Athletics CHICAGO (AP) — What a difference a year makes. Last July 5th the Chicago White Sox were in the thick of the American League pennant race with a 45-29 record and just three ;ames behind the league-leading New York Yankees. Today, after Friday's doubleheader HOSE to the Kansas City Athletics, the White Sox are lad who is president of UCLA's student body, holds the listed world decathlon record with 7,985 points. But Kuznetsov piled up $.016 points in a Russian meet a couple of months ago. If Johnson doesn't top that mark today, it probably will be accept cd as a world record when the In :ernational Amateur Athletic Federation meets to act on record applications next month. Johnson finished leading the pack with 4,450 points Friday. Rafer was No. 1 man in the 100- meter dash (10.6) the shot put 50-2%) and the 400 meters (48.3). Two of his strongest events, the discus and javelin were on tap oday, along with 110-meter hurdles, the pole vault and the 1,500 meters. Orioles Lose To Yanks, 10-7, At Wood River WOOD RIVER — The Yankees defeated the Hartford Orioles, 10, in a Khoury Midget League ;ame played here Thursday night. Peters for the Yanks paced the hitters with a triple and two doubles and teammate Schoenhofen had three hits. The Yanks scored in every inning >ut the seventh. The Flyers downed t h e Chiefs 5-5, in the only other Midget game. Jiveland beat the Cardinals, 87, after coming from behind in the last of the sixth in a Juvenile League game. Major STANDINGS 0V THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. New York 48 24 .667 — Kansas City ... 38 35 .321 Detroit 36 toston 36 36 .5 37 37 .5 .500 12 ,500 12 Chicago ... Cleveland . Baltimore . Washington 35 38 .479 13V 8 35 40 .467 14H 34 39 .466 30- 44 .405 19 Saturday Games Baltimore at Washington. Kansas City at Cleveland (N) Boston at New York (N) Detroit at Chicago (N) • Friday itoaults New York 243, Washington 1-2 Boston 5-3, Baltimore 1-5 Cleveland 6-1, Detroit 1-3 Kansas City 6-4, Chicago 5-3 Sunday GauM* Kama* City at Cleveland Baltimore at Washington Boston at New York Detroit at Chicago Muuday Game* No garaw achaduied. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Milwaukee ,,., 39 32 .549 St. Louis ...... 37 33 .529 1»/4 San Francisco . 39 36 .520 2 Philadelphia . . 34 34 .500 31j, Cincinnati ..... 35 35 .500 Chicago ....... 37 39 .487 3'/4 4'/4 6 7 Pittsburgh .... 35 40 .467 Los Angeles .. 33 40 ,452 Saturday flames Philadelphia at Cincinnati Pittsburgh at Milwaukee St. Louis at San. Francisco Chicago at Los Angeles (N) Friday Results Philadelphia 5-4, Milwaukee U Cincinnati 4-8. Pittsburgh 3-3 San Francisco 6-1, Chicago 5-6 Only games scheduled. Suuday Games •Philadelphia at Cincinnati (2) Pittsburgh at Milwaukee Chicago at Los Angeles St. Louis at San Francisco Monday Game* No gaouf achcduted. floundering 13% games behind the Yanks with a 35-38 record. The Sox sent Dick Donovan to the mound today in hopes of re gaining their winning stride against the Detroit Tigers at Comiskey Park. Donovan, looking for his fourth victory against nine setbacks, was to oppose the Tigers' Billy Hoeft (7-8). The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, who whipped San Francisco 6-1 Friday after dropping the opener 6-5, sent Moe Drabowski (7-7) against the Los Angeles Dodgers' Sandy Koufax (7-3) in Los Angles. The Sox lost the opener to the Athletics 6-5 after injured Bob Cerv came off the bench and slammed a pinch 2-run homer in the eighth to cap a rally. The Chicagoans dropped the second ;ame 4-3 when their own ninth nning rally fell short. The Sox built up a 5-0 advan- age in the opener but the A's •allied against starter Early Wynn n the sixth and seventh to cut the ;ap to 5-4 and set the stage for Uerv's game-winning blow. Re- iever Turk Lown was charged with he loss, his first against no victories. In the nightcap, Athletic hurler Bud Daley bad a 3-0 lead until the Sox spoiled his shutout in the seventh after Ray Boone tripled and scored on a force bounce by Don Mueller. The A's adding a run against Tom Quakers in the ninth for what proved to be the winning run. Sherm Lollar belted a 2-run horn cr for the Sox with no one out in the ninth but Dick Tomanek retired the side. The Cubs' split at San Francisco dropped them below Cincinnati into fifth place. San Francisco rallied for five (ninth inning runs and a 6-5 victory in the opener but righthander Dave Hillman came back to beat the Giants 6-1 in the nightcap. After seeing their four-run lead go glimmering in tht opener's ninlh frame, the Cubs came back to score three times in the first inning of the second game and send Johnny Antonelli to the showers with his seventh defeat against eight victories. Antonelli retired the first batter, but then hit Alvin Dark with a pitched ball and gave up successive singles to Lee Walls, Ernie Banks and Booby Thomson. Banks and Thomson drove in runs and Ruben Gomez walked In another. Chicago added another in the second as Hillman led off with a double. Cal Neoman hit a two- run double ofi Maw Grissom in (lie ninth. The first >game Action changed abruptly from a pitchers duel between Chicago's Johnny Brlggs and the Giant's "Al Worthington •'ninth inning run i City Tennis Instruction To Begin Monday * The Alton Recreation Department will conduct classes in tennis instruction with Adam Doty in charge beginning Mon day, from 6:30 to 7:30. The sessions will be conducted every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at: the Shurtleff tennis courts at Southern Illinois University Residence Center. Siven for all persons interested in learning the fundaments of the game, the lessons will continue until August 6. Rubber City Open Enters Third Round By FRITZ HOWELL AKRON, Ohio (AP)—The utte contempt golfdom's professional are showing for par in the Rubbe City Open has convinced one o the most gallant campaigners o them all—ailing-armed Ed Furgo —that the time has come for him to quit the tournament trail. As the 60 play-for-pay survivors swung today into the third rounc of the $22,000 tourney, 45 were un dec par. The field was 159 stroke under par. The field was 15£ strokes under the card. Pacing the 10 remaining ama teurs was 18-year-old Jack Nick laus of Columbus, Ohio, with 133 total, nine strokes below reg ulation for Firestone Country Club's well-trapped and tree-dotted 6,620 yards. Art Wall Jr. from Pocono Man or, Pa., was out front with rounds of 65-67—132. That's 10 under par bqt it gave him only a stroke edge over Nicklaus, recent Trans-Mis sissippi winner; National Open king Tommy Bolt, Al Baldin of Canada, and Frank Phillips, Aus- .ralian champion from Sydney. Furgol was 12 strokes off the pace, barely evading the cut-off with a pair of 72s, two of his bet er rounds in this year. As he watched the low scores being post ed, Ed grinned and said: "These guys are always putting tor birdies, while I'm putting foi pars. I guess the time has come for me to quit the tour, get a good club job and settle down." Furgol, now 41. won the 1954 Na tional Open despite the handicap of a rigid left elbow and a lef arm six inches shorter than the right. As a result of his handicap he had a loop in the top of his swing and a dip in his knees as he hit the ball but he was one a the most feared and best-lilted competitors on the tour. Then his right arm—he calls it his pitching arm—also went bad. An operation was performed 11 A-eeks ago to remove several bone •nips and some calcium from the I bow. It doesn't hurt anymore, Furgol said, but he continued: "I'm like a pitcher with a sore arm. I've lost my fast ball. I'm litting just as I always did bul nothing happens. There's no 'zing' anymore." Darn Safe Wins In Near Record Run GOSHEN. N.Y. (AP) - parn Safe, a brown gelding owned by he Hayes Fair Acres Stable of Pu Quoin, III., was driven to two straight heat victories Friday in the 1(8,000 Titan free-for-all trot. Times for Darn Safe'* victories wer* 3:04 and 8:01 3-5. Clinton Paris Clinton Paris Kokomo Waterloo Kokomo Waterloo Midwest League (First Game) 400 102 100— 8 12 314 101 OOx—10 15 (Second Game) 330 005 210—14 13 111 022 061 1—1310 (First Game) 000 310 000— 4 8 300 330 20x—11 18 (Second Game) 100 000 000—1 7 232 010 Olx—910 (First Game) Michigan City 5oi 000 0—3 7 Dubuque 340 000 x—7 7 (Second Game) Michigan City 000 100 0—1 4 Dubuque 000 212 x—5 9 (First Game) Keokuk 100 100 2—2 4 Decatur 203 010 x—G 8 (Second Gume) Keokuk 000 130 0—4 6 Decatur 111 020 x—S 8 .Midwest League W L Pet GB Vlichigan City 38 23 .623 Dubuque •' 36 24 .600 \Vt Kokomo 32 24 .571 Paris 32 30 .516 Keokuk 30 30 .500 7'A Waterloo 28 31 .475 Decatur 29 33 .468 9'. Clinton 16 46 .258 22Vi Three-I League All scheduled Three - I Leagu fames were postponed Friday nigh because of rain or wet grounds. Givhan Pitches One-Hitter For 8-0 Yankee Win Givhan pitched the Yankees t an 8-0 one-hit victory over th Cubs Thursday in the Corwi league. Hessell had two of th five Yankee hits. Kennedy ivhan and Volger each had on hit for the Yankees. Lewis hai the only Cub hit; Webb was the Cub pitcher. Alton Beats Edwardsville 9-3, In Legion Contest Pirate Tryout Camp Set Next Week at Troy A baseball tryout camp for ball 'layers between the ages of 16 and 2 will be held by the Pittsburgh Mrates at Troy Tuesday and Wed- esday, L. F. Scheibal of Worden, 'irate scout for this area, announced today. Activity will begin at Moonlight Field at 9 a.m. on each of the two lays, with players providing their iwn gloves, shoes and uniforms. Junior American Legion players must have written permission from heir coaches to participate. In addition to Scheibal, scout: nd instructors at the camp will be yd Thryft. Jim Burns, and Tufie lasham. Players from this part f the state signed by the Pirates •ecently have included, Glen Hob- He of Witt, now with the Cubs, Don Dobrino of Mt. Olive and Leroy Luketich of Staunton. Bowdry Wins 8 Round TKO From Luedee LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP)-Jesse Bowdry, on the road to a unani mous decision, ended his sched uled 10-round light-heavyweight fight with Jerry Luedee Friday tight with a technical knockout n the eighth round. Bowdry, a 19-year-old St. Louis product, had carded a perfect 35 >oints through the seventh from >oth judges and the referee. Lue dee's card showed 30-30-29. Being knocked out was a new experience for Luedee, 24, who now has a 23-8-1 record. Bowdry went after his 23rd vie ory with a head-and-body attack n the first round. After the open ng salvo, he settled into a bod) attack that showed marked effects after the sixth. Meanwhile, Luedee's punche took effect only in the second am third when he visibly hurt his op ponent. But he ran out of gas toe soon. It was Bowdry's 19th knockou during his career in which he ha lost but two fights. Luedee, of New Haven, Conn entered the ring at 168 pound while his opponent weighed in .a 174. Fight Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Jesse Bow dry, 174, St. Louis, stopped Jerr Luedee, 168, New Haven, Conn., i "~~River Hippies and Outdoors with Harold Brand Father-Son Team Every sportsman wants to teach lis son how to use a rod and gun at an early age. Fishing can be taught at an earlier age than shooting. B. I. (Boss) Malley, Wood River, guest columnist for today, tells of his son's prowess n learning how to fish. The sug gestions are ideal for others also: "My son, Ross Michael Malley 11 years old, is five feet, five nches tall and weighs 170 pounds. He is a sixth grader. We call him Vlichael, but he is bettor known to his school mates as Mike. He started fishing with me at the age of five. His first catch was a very small bluegill in one of the lakes at Pere Marquette Park. That day he had a fair catch for one of his age. As the years rolled by, he became a confirmed bluegill fish- ej'man. "His favorite bait is earth worms, although he has landed bluegill on flies with worms, spinners, flies alone and insects. He las used a fly rod and casting rod but prefers a nine-foot cane pole vith the tapered end giving him he same action as using a fly rod. Play* Quarry "If possible, he tries to hook he bluegill in the upper lip. He does this by teasing the scrapper bluegill as if he is going to take away the baite. Mr. Bluegill gets >retty mad at this and when he tits, he strikes hard. And he ights the same way. Mike likes to play his fighter nto the bank. He doesn't flip them out of the water and into the air hen onto the >>••-'• as most amateurs do. Mike is strictly a bank fisherman. He likes to find his quarry by working along the shoreline looking for telltale markings Indicating the home ol bluegill. Favorite Water* *'A two-pound-ttgt leader one foot long, fastened to a 10-pounc nylon line seven feet long with a BB split shot about four inches from the hook is preferred by Mike. He also prefers a shor shank hook, although he has uset a long shank hook. The outfit i completed with a small red and white snap-on cork easily adjust ed for depth. Naturally, he has a favorite cork and has gone to a great deal of trouble to recover i when snagged. "Mike ha? landed small and big mouth bass, goggle eyes, she! crackers, and gold fish, the lat ter a species of carp especially bred for fish bowls. Apparently anglers used small gold fish fo bait, which escaped, and eventul ly gre wto large size, losing mos of the gold color. "The Alton-Wood River Sports men's club's nine-acre lake in Godfrey is Mike's favorite spot He has landed about 1,500 bluegill since he began fishing, rang ing up to nearly i pound in weight. This season to date, in about 12 irips to the Sportsmen's lake, he has taken more than SOU bluegill, about four dozen smai bass six to eight inches in length and gogle eyes up to 12 inches in length. Gives Many FUh Away "He outfishes his two sisters Delores Diana Halle), 21, and Rosena Flora Malley, 18. Mike fishes hard and never sits down Now he wants to try fishing ou of a boat and is saving his money to buy a Coast Guard approvec life jacket to wear while fishing in inland waters. "I go with Mike and help him in baiting hooks and taking fish olf the line. His biggest enjoy merit is giving his fish to someone who appreciates a good catch but he occasionally takes home lour or five good-sized flab. has the eeaaon Ahead of him untl school start* in tot fall. Alton defeated 9-3, on two-hit pitching by BUN mester in a game played her* Thursday. Alton Molt * third in* ing one-run lead on ft homer by Hunter, but Edwardsvillr cam* ack in the top of the fourth by coring three runs. In the fourth, Edwardsville'a ohnson singled and stole second nd Domanowski was safe at rst on an error. Peterson then omered with two out tfl scora hree runs and put Edwardsvill* head, 3-1. Alton picked up one run in th* ourth when Reese scored from econd on a double by Oilleland. Six singles, an error and a assed ball coupled with a hom« run by Gilleland produced a 7- un fifth inning to put Alton in he lead for the win. Burmes^er went all the way or Alton, striking out eight and valking one. Schumacher started or Edwardsville and was reliev- d by Johnson in the fifth inning. In addition to a homern apiece or the winners, Hunter and Git* iland each had a double. Hunfr er also had a triple to pact his earn in the 14-hit attack. Alton (S) Player AB R H Funk 412 Osborne 413 Schu'her Leaveil 411 Hunter 413 •Veber 411 lurmester 301 ise 321 Bosnak Gilleland •dwardsvllte <» Playir ABRH Buru* Johnson Schaake Valllno Dom'skI Peterson 2 1 0 Witchsis 312 Llgon 300 > 0 • 311 308 3 0 • 210 311 909 300 Totals Inning: Edwardsville Alton 31 914 Totals 28 3 a 1 S34881 RHB 000300 0—3 2 1 «011 7 OX—814 I Loop Leaders Plagued By Hitting Slump By CHUCK CAPALDO Associated Prew gporte Writer* MILWAUKEE (AP) - Sine* 1901, 58 per cent of the National .*ague teams in first place on July 4 have gone on to win the pennant. But right now those odds don't ook favorable enough to Manager "red Haney of the front-running Milwaukee Braves. The reason is that the worst hitting slump of the season has fastened itself onto the world champions, limiting them to only 3 runs in their last 5 games, 4 oi which they've lost in a row. "We had slumps last year," Haney observed, "but I don't think we ever looked .this bad, W* dropped five straight on our last road trip, but at least we scored some runs." The Philadelphia Phillies, making their move a little earlier thif season than last when they won of their first 14 games in July and held first place for a tune, swept Friday's holiday double* header from the Braves 5-1 and 4-0. They now have won five in • row — their longest winning akeia oi the campaign. The Braves now lead second >Iace St. Louis by only 1% games. San Francisco is third, 2 games behind, and Philadelphia and Cincinnati are tied for fourth 3ft lack. 'It's one of those things," said laney. "Maybe when we finally break loose we'll be gone for good. f we hope to break this race vide open, we've got to start hit- ing soon. I hope we don't have o go down to the wire — I want o pull away. The sooner, the bet- er." Haney declined to pick.the on* club he thought had the best chance to overhaul the Braves, and he said he does not plan • wholesale shakeup of his club. Yankees Win In Watt Play The Yankees downed the Hawka, Watt League gams Riverside Thursday 13-6, in a )layed at night. Pacing the winners attach were Emmons with a homer, Dick* son with four hits and McManil with a double and a triple. For the losing Indians, Fowlei md a homer and the pitcher, Chet- ur had two hits, in the only other league game, lellrung beat the Wildcats, 5-?, Bailor and Spahr of Heilrung doubled as did Bond and Metz for the osers. Baseball Stars By TUB ASSOCIATED PttfSaS Pitching o Jack Santord, Phil* leg, blanked the Braves on five j, 4-0, as Phillies extended their ongest winning streak oi the sea« on to five games after winning he opener 5-1. • tHittmg - Bob Cerv, Athletics, out of line-up because of Injuries, )ut delivered pinch-hit, two-run homer, his 22nd, that hauled A'i from behind tor first-game victory n W, 4-3 «wft>9 again** lDi« I

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