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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, JULY 1?» 19SS Cttbs Continue Pace, ../ Clip Cincinnati Twice; Turley Leads Yankees SluggittgRace Mays Breaks Slump, Bangs Three Safeties By ED WILKS Associated Pews Sports Writer Who's going to crack first in the National League race While three of the so-called contenders lad* away, Milwaukee and San Francisco are stepping along just half a game apart, and the «ud- denly competitive Chicago Cubs are at their heels. The Braves kept that half-game edge with a 6-5 decision at St. Louis Wednesday night after blow ing * 4-0 lead, Just .008 percentage points behind are the Giants, Who whipped Philadelphia's fizzling 9-2. The Cubs kept their -third-place perch, 2% games behtad Milwaukee, by running up a five-game streak for the first tittle this sea,son. sweeping their second doubleheader in four days with comeback 5-4 and 7-5 decisions over Cincinnati. That gave the.Hedlegs a seven- game losing string, and they escaped the cellar only because ol Pittsburgh's 74 victory over Los Angeles. Sok> Homers byvlfank Aaron and Eddie Mtthews, ,vho hit a pair, gave it to the Braves in the fifth against reliever Chuck Stobbs (0-2). Mathews' first homer and Billy Bruton's first of the season helped Warrert Spahn to a 4-0 lead, but the Cardinals took over with a five-run third capped by Beyer's grand-slam. Spahn, now 11-6, needed more help after the fifth. He got it from reliever Don MacMahon, who 4 came on with the bases loaded 'in the eighth,. and left fielder Andy Pafko. who made a diving catch of Don Blasingame's long liner to end the eighth. Things were easier tot the Giants. They counted four runs in the second, three of 'em unearned Johnny Antonelli, who hit a two- run triple in the deciding second won his 10th with a nine-hitter ' and had the Phils blanked untt the seventh. Willie Mays cracked his slump, getting three hits for the ,firat time since June 6, one a two-run double. Jack Sanford (6-8) 'lost his third in a row. The *Cubs, held to four hits for eight innings, won the opener with consecutive hits off Harvey Bolt Warned But Will Still Enter Tourney By HUGH HJLLEftTON JR. Associated Press Sports Writer HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) - The most controversial of 40 Professional Golfers Assn. championships opened today at the snug ittle Llanerch Country Club in suburban Philadelphia. One controversy, the affair o: Tommy Bolt, National Open champion, was settled rather ami cably Wednesday night. A rather embarrassed set of PGA officials, who hadn't expect ed the .routine disciplinary action to assume such proportions, le Bolt off with a stern warning and an extension of his probation from one year to an indefinite period. Tommy penitently apolo Sized for his past misbehavior said it wouldn't happen again am reiterated .his new philosophy o calmness and self-control. Bolt previously had been fined for picking up in two tournaments on Long Island, N.Y., recently and for making uncomplimentary re marks to the sponsors. There had been some talk he might be barred from the tourna ment, in which .he was rate< among the prime favorites. The,field of 166 was considered one of the strongest ever assem bled for any one tournament — better even than that of the Na tional Open. But it still was possi ble to stir up some lively club house arguments on whether th PGA should have switched from its traditional match play forma to the 72-hole stroke play compe tition and whether the switch would restore the tournament's badly faded prestige. Redbirds Win 1 First Round In City Golf ninth inning.' Bobby Thomson's two-run double put it away. Relievers Glen Hobble and Don Elston didn't give the Reds a hit over the last 5 2-3 innings with Elston (7-5)-wihning his first since May 30. In the nightcap, the Reds made 9 ot their 11 hits good for extra bases, with Pete Whisenant hitting two solo homers. But the Cubs busted through with three in the eighth. Winning reliever Bill Henry singling home the winning run and Tony Taylor's single counting an insurane marker. Brooks Lawrence (6-7), who also gave up Ernie Banks' two-run 24th homer lost his third in a row. The Pirates took over fifth place as Hank Foiles clouted three-run homer. Bill Mazeroski and Frank Thomas added solo shots. Bob Friend won bis llth. Willie Pep Campaigning For Crack At Crown NORWOOD. Mass. (AP) — Former featherweight king Willie The Redbirds won the firs round of the Men's City Gol League by downing the Black hawks, Tuesday. The Redbirds went into Tuesday's play trailing ach Peons to drop into the firs round second slot by a half point The Redbirds took six of eight possible points in their victory the Dubs managed only points to the Peons six Pep, campaigning lor another crack at the crown he held twice, battles Bobby Bell of Youngstown, Ohio, tonight In a scheduled 10- rounder at the Norwood Arena. The 35<year-old Pep, from Hartford, Conn., and Bell, a 30-year- old veteran, each reported in top while three points. In the other match played. Zito's downed Wood River Presby* terian. The Redbirds finished first in the league with 36 points while Bono's Dubs had 35% points, to finish second. The Peons were third, Zito's were fourth, Black hawks were fifth and Wood Rivei finished last. Medalist for the Redbirds wa* Jim McBrien, however the clutcl play of Dave Stupperieh, vvho.hac a 41, made the victory possible Also a contributing factor in the Redbirds win was the Pukacl peons rout of Bono's Dubs. Har oid Bean had a 38 and Charle Musgrave had a 39 for the Peons Low man for Bono's was Wai Calvey with a 35. The winner of the second round which starts Tuesday, will mee in a playoff with the first roun winner. If the Redbirds win th second round also, they will b the champions. Dartmouth ski coach Al Merri and his assistant, Bill Beck sa ski duty in the 1956 Olympic Beck also was in the 1952 game shape after light drills since their! Stan Musial holds the record io scheduled clash last Monday wasiappearing in All-Star games, fl washed out by rain. I has been in 15. )nly American Loop Contest By ED W1LKS Associated Press Sports Writer The only race worth mentioning the American League Is the hase for the home run crown, nd it's a pip. There's only a four-homer gap between Boston's Jackie Jensen, the leader with 27, and defending hamp Roy Sievers of Washing' on and early leader Bob Cerv ot Cansas City, tied with 23. Mickey Mantle of New York, the hottest if 'em all, is in between with 24. For the record, they'll all be- rind Babe Ruth's record 60 pace >i 1927. He had 30 at about this stage. Cerv, banged up with a broken aw, broken toe and bruised hand ot late, led the pack with 14 at the end of May, but has hit only 9 .ince. Jensen has hit 18 since May, taking the lead with 14 in June. Mantle has hit 20 since May, swatting 10 in 18 games this month. Sievers has hit 16 since May, 5 this month and 3 in two lays to overhaul Cerv. Sievers, who led with 42 last season, ripped a pair of two-run hots Wednesday night, the second a two-out drive that capped a our-run ninth as the Senators beat Cleveland 7-6. The other sluggers failed to hit one as the Yankees defeated Detroit 3-2 on Bob Turley's three- litter, Boston beat Kansas City 5-2 and Baltimore split a twi night pair with Chicago, winning 6-5 after a 6-1 White Sox victory. Turley won his 14th on a three- run, fourth-inning homer by Jerry Jim Banning beat Turley in a strikeout duel but lost his sixth. He fanned 10. Turley, who gave up a two-run homer to Frank Boiling in the second inning, struck out nine and >ecame the first AL pitcher to top 100. He has 106. Ike Delock needed relief help; but won his 12th in a row, ninth this season, for the Red Sox. Little Murry Dickson had e'm blanked on one hit until a four-run sixth capped by Jensen's two-run dou Die. , Southpaw Jack Harshman (7-7) drove in four runs with a pair of lomers while beating Chicago with a nine-hitter, shutting out his ex-mates without a hit after the fifth inning. The other Oriole nightcap runs came in on Gene Woodling's seventh home run as Cincinnati Bob Keegan (0-2) lost in relief. Dave Hillman Dick Donovan (5-10) won the op- ner. Milt Pappas lost it in a two- un second on RBI singles by Billy Goodman and Nellie Fox. The Senators, given a 3-1 lead m Sievers' first homer, finally nailed it against Mossi and loser Ray Narleski (10-7). Dick Hyde 6-2) won it in relief. Major Stars By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hitting—Roy Sievers, Senators, belted a pair of two-run homers, .he second a two-out shot that .•apped a four-run ninth that beat the Indians 7-6. Pitching —Glen Hobbie, Don Slston, Cubs, shut out the Red egs without a hit in a joint relief ob that covered 5 2-3 innings in •irst game of 5-4 and 7-5 double- leader sweep. League Leaders AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (baaed on 200 or more at bats)—Power, Cleveland. .329: Runnels, Boston, .328; Cerv. Kansas New York. US; SAFE AT THIRD SAN FRANCISCO, July 17—Pitcher Johnny Anton«UI of the Sin Francisco Giants starts his slide past third baseman Willie Jones for a triple in the second inning of game with Philadelphia here yesterday. Umpire Is Frank Secory. Giants' coach Is Herman Franks. (AP Wlrephoto) Durelle Retains Title, Awarded TKO Over Holt MONTREAL (APt-Yvon Du relle, the durable fisherman from New Brunswick, still is the British Empire light heavyweight champion. He can look forward now to a possible shot at world champion Archie Moore. But South Africa's Mike Holt can expect more offers for his services on this side of the Atlantic. Durelle retained his title Wednesday night when Holt was unable to answer the bell for the ninth round of their scheduled 12-round title fight after a bruising battle. In Vancouver, promoter Earle Kalani said Moore has tentatively consented to a title fight in September with Durelle. The 28-year-old fisherman from Baie Ste. Anne, N.B., was the favorite. But when Referee Maxie Berger awarded him the fight on a technical knockout, Holt was ahead on the cards of all three judges. Bruins Out 2'/2, Meet Redlegs In Series Finale CHICAGO (AP)-The Chicago Cubs are just 2Vi games out of the National League lead today and willing to take another bite at the Cincinnati 'Redlegs in the series finale. Striking late in two games Wednesday in Wrlgley Field be fore 30,412 fans the Cubs rocked Today try to stretch the Cubs' victory streak to six straight. His opponent is Joe Nuxhall (5-5). The White Sox after a. split in a twilight-night doubleheacler in Baltimore will send Billy Pierce (9-5) against the Orioles' Billy O'Dell (8-10) tonight. The Cubs won the first game in the ninth inning when Bobby Thomson clouted a two-run double to climax a three-run surge, after the Cubs went into the lasl frame trailing 4-2. Lee Walls and Cat Neeman hit homers in the first game and credit for the triumph went to Don Elston, who hadn't scored a victory since May 30. Alton Drops Second Game Of Playoff To Coffinsvffle COLLINSVILLE. — The Collinsville Junior American Legion baseball team downed Alton, 3-1, in the second game of a best two- out-of-three playoff series to determine the runner-up spot in the Northern Zone, in a game played here on a muddy field, Wednesday. The series now stands at one game apiece. Alton won the first game played at Alton, 4-0. The third and final game will be played tonight at Collinsville on the high school field. The winner will meet Belleville at Belleville for the first game In the District tournament, Friday. Collinsville drew first blood by scoring two runs in the'bottqm of the first inning. Rutz reached first on an error and advanced to third on a single by Barton. Barton stole second. Rutz scored on an enror by the leftfielder and Barton scored on a passed ball by the catcher. Alton scored' their only run in the second inning when Hunter single'd, took second on an error and scored on a single by Leavell. Collinsville added a final tally in the sixth when Vonnahne doubled and scored from second on a single by Rudis. Alton Manager Ray Herren said he plans to start Hunter tonight in an attempt to go after the clincher. Hunter pitched one-hitter over Collinsville for Alton's win, Monday. Loses Double Header And Has $1,200 Stolen CHICAGO (AP) — Wednesday ust wasn't Birdie Tebbets' day, he Cincinnati Redlegs manager eported to police that someone tole $1,200 hi cash and jewelry rom his hotel suite while he and iis wife were sleeping. Then to op things off his Redlegs dropped doubleheader to the Chicago Cubs. and (2-0) 7-5. will Alton <l> Player AB R H 200 Rutz 300 Barton Colllnsvllle (I) Player AB R H Osborne Weber Burmester 300 Wilson Hunter 312 Ahlmeyer Leavell 3 1 3 1 3 0 3 0 301 Zamoroni 100 Mlddleton 300 Vonnahme 311 Clayton Gllleland Reese Bosnak Totals Inning: Alton Colllnsvllle 200 3 0 1 2 0 1 100 GUIs Rudls Bet'vllle 3 0 0 2 0 1 200 25 1 5 Totals 21 3 1234567 RHE 010000 0—1 5 2 200001 X—3 4 0 City. ,325 RUNS—Mantle, Cerv, Kansas City, 57; Power, Cleve land, 95 RUNS BATTED IN— Jensen, Bos ton, SI; Cerv. Kansas City. 64; Slev era, Washington, 58 HITS—Fox, Chicago, 109, Mulzone, Boston. 105, Power. Cleveland, 103 DOUBLES—Kueiin Detroit. 25: Power. Cleveland, -0; Jensen, Boston and Kalinn. Detroit. 18 TRIPLES—Power. Cleveland STANDINGS •f THE ASSOCIATED PRESS USAGV1S W. I,. Pet. G.B. New York ,.... 55 Boston , 43 Detroit ..... 41 Baltimore .. .40 Kansas City 39 Chicago .... 40 Cleveland .. 39 Washington ... 37 Ttoundgy Detroit at New York Kama* City at Boston Cjtietgo *» Baltimore ( Cleveland at Washington 41 43 43 45 47 47 .662 .518 .300 .482 .476 .471 .453 .440 12 IS 16 (N) Chicago 94, Baltimore l<4 ipton & Kansttf Ciyl 2 Nw VoricS. Ueti-uit 3 Wwhl4i«toa T, Cleveland 6 ' N** York (N) NATIONAL. USAGUI9 W. L. Pet, G.B. Milwaukee .... 43 36 .556 San Francisco , 46 38 .548 >,» Chicago 45 41 .5'.'3 lil» Louis 39 40 .494 5 Pittsburgh 41 43 .488 a's Philadelphia ,. 38 41 .481 6 Cincinnati 37 44 .457 8 Los Angeles ... 38 46 .452 *) J ,a TburMUy tiainv* Cincinnati at Chicago Milwaukee at St. Louis Philadelphia at San Frandsco Pittsburgh at Los Angele* (N) 5-7, Cincinnati 4-5 Francisco 9, Philadelphia 2 Milwaukee 0, St. Louis 5 Pittsburgh 7> Lo* Angeles 4 FH4»> Milwaukee at St. Lout* at Ciadnnati (Ni lo» Angeles (N) Froocicco (N> , and Lemon. Washington. 7; Tuttle, Kan- tan City, 6 HOME RUNS—JcnbBD. Boston. 37: Mantle New York, 24; Cerv. Kansas City and Slever*. Washington. 23 STOLEN BASES — Aparlclo. Chicago. 17. Klveia. Chicago, 10: Lund- la, Chicago and Mlooso, Cleveland. 9 PITCHING (based on 8 or more decisions)—Delock. Boston. 0-0, 1.000: Turlev. New York. 14-3, .834: Sullivan. Boston. 8-2. .800 STRIKEOUTS—Turley, New York. 108. Bunnlng, Detroit, 89; Ford, New York. 91 NATIONAL LEAGUE BATT1NU (bated un 2UO or more at bats>—Musial., St Louis.. .364; May*. Sao Francisco, .344, Dark. Chicago. .33<> RUNS—Banks. Chicago. tf); Mays. San FrancUco, 66 Walls. Chicago 'and Aaron. Milwaukee. 63 RUNS BATTED lN-Thom«>. Pittl- burgh 73: Banks Chicago, 08; Cepeda. San FrancUco, M HITS—Mays San FrtmcUco. 114, Walls. Chicago, ill; flanks. Chicago and Ashburn. Philadelphia 106 OOUBLtiS-Hoak. Cincinnati, 33; Thomson Chicago, 22; Groat, Pittsburgh. 20 TRIPLES—Vlrdou. Pittsburgh. 8: Bunks. Chicago. Mays. San FrancUco and Bluoinaamt. St. Louis, 8 HOME RUNS-Thomas, Pittsburgh. _.. . rgh, . Banks, Chicago. 24; Walls, Chi;ago, 31 STOLEN BAbliS—Mays, San Fran- cUco. IS; Ashburn. Philadelphia, 14; BlaiUigame. St. Louis, 13 PITCHING (bated on 8 or mow declsloo*)—McCormick, Sau Fran cieco. 7-J, .873; Phillips, Chicago and I-arrell Philadelphia, 6-2, .750 He pitched one perfect inning after Glenn Hobbie had rescued an ineffective Taylor Phillips in the fourth. Hobbie pitched 4-2-3 nnings of hitless ball. Hal Jeffcoat, who relieved Harvey Haddlx n the ninth, was the losing pitcher. In the second game the Cubs came to bat in the eighth trailing 5-4. Sam Taylor had singled and Walt Moryn walked and the Red- leg bullpen became active. Dale Long hit his run-tying double and in came Willard Schmidt to pitch. He walked pinch hitter Chuck Tanner and left-hander Bill Henry, the winning pitcher, was allowed to swing for himself. His single pul him on top to stay, but Tony Taylor lashed out a hit for added insurance. Henry, who relieved starter Marceline Solis, newly-arrived I rom Ft. Worth, and Elston in the seventh, was the winner The Red- legs' Brooks Lawrence was the los.er. At Baltimore in the first game Dick Donovan limited Baltimore to seven hits as the Sox posted a 6-1 triumph. The Chicagoans seor ed three times in pairs, tagging 19-year-old Milt Pappas In the second and sixth Innings and Billy Loes in the eighth. The _Sox col< lected nine hits. In the nightcap, former White Sox pitcher Jack Harshman ->to)e the show as he knocked in tout Baltimore runs with a pair ol homers to pace the Orioles to a 6-5 decision over the invaders. Gene Woodling also hit a two- run homer—his seventU^n' the fi/th Uuung* R*y BP°W knocked in three Chicago runs with a first inning single and another in the fifth with the bates loaded, Bob Keegan who relieved White Sox Falcons Lose To Athletics. 8-3 In a Corwin contest played de spite the we^ grounds Wednesday the Athletics* beat the Falcons 8-3, Hunter was the- winning hurl er, he allowed only three hits ant had two singles. Gruver was the Falcons pitcher. Sanders had the only extra base hit, a double, for the Falcons. The Cubs had an 11-run, thin inning to aid in their 18-11 vie tory over the Pirates. Lewis am Hard pitched for the winners and allowed only six hits. R. Crowson and Fessler shared mound dutie for the Pirates and allowed 1 hits. Temple hit a grand slam home run for the Cubs, it was on of his four hits. Vail had thre hits for the Cubs. Fessler had tw tits for the Pirates. 113- San , Podres, Los Angel**, »0 Bob Shaw in 'w* the loser. ROOFING and SIDING ftUAIANTUD 10 MIS SEAR! HOMART ROOFIN6 ADO IIOIM tntt*lied by GxperU Any 1>|» ol Roof Any for Dp to 86 Ifoiitlu to Pay M •«•** ModeraiiKtion Credit Pltn CWI for free IIAI5,IOUUCK«*CQ. Flaw, 4lton, III. 1*1511 Minor Leagues Pacific Coait League Vancouver 10, Phoenix 5 Portland 6, Seattle 3 Sacramento 1. Spokane 0 San Diego 10. Salt Lake City 8 International League Rochester 5. Montreal 2 . Toronto 6, Buffalo 5 Miami 6, Richmond 4 Columbus e, Havana s American Association Denver 3, Minneapolis 1 Wichita 6. Louisville 2 Indianapolis 3. Charleston 0 • Omaha 4, St. Paul 3 Midwest League Michigan City 000 006 000—6 3 Paris Dubuque Clinton Waterloo Keokuk kokomo Decatur 003 010 000—4 12 004 112 001—9 16 000 000 010—1 6 000 000 000—0 3 000 000 20x— 2 6 020 200 012—7 8 001 101 000—3 8 Three - 1 League Davenport S. All-Star 4 League Leading Braves KillingCardsWithHomers Rigney Smiles As Mays Hits 3, Steals A Base SAN FRANCISCO (AP)-"W11< ; hit the ball today. He made a luple of great fielding plays and • stole a base. Sure, that pleased mt> the most." San Francisco aMnager Bill Rig ney was talking of Wllie Mays, naturally, and he had reas- n to smile. His Giants whacked Philadelphia Wednesday 9-2 with ittle trouble and the stumping Mays slammed out of it with two singles and a double. That kept the Giants only half game behind National League eading Milwaukee which defeated St. Louis 6-5. 'Willie can carry us through some of these games," declared Rigney of his center fielder who hasn't contributed his usual big stick to the Giants attack recent ly. Statistically, on June 6 Willl was belting at a .433 clip and leading the National League with 87 hits in 201 tiroes at bat Through Tuesday, he was just 111 in 326 for .340. So he had hi safely just 24 times hi 125 trip lor an average ol less than .20C for that period. With his production Wednesday Willie boosted his average t .344 for the year, second in th league. ST. LOUIS iAP) - The league, eading Milwaukee Braves art filing the St. Louis Cardinals 'ith home runs. Ed Mathews had two and Hank iaron and Bill Brutot) one each Vednesday night as Milwaukee overcame a grand slam home rutt y Ken Boyer and handed the lards their fourth straight defeat, >-5. Boyer's second four-run homer the season put the Cards ahead j-4 in the third Inning. But the lee of 24,595 partisan fans at Busch Stadium was short lived. Fifth-toning homers by Mathews md Aarort, along with Andy Patio's diving, one-handed catch ot Don tilasiflgame's bloop fly with the bases loaded and two out in he third, were all that Warreh Spahn needed for the 50th vie- ory of his career against St. Louis. The Cards have beaten the veteran 27 times. The fifth inning homers ran the otal to seven for Milwaukee in 14 nnings against Cardinal pitching. Milwaukee had three Tuesday night, including a pair by Aaron. Cardinal outfielder Del Ennis, who got his 1,999th hit July 5, finally joined the 2,000 hit club with a sixth-inning double that did not figure in-the scoring. Only six other active major league players have as many. One of them is teammate Stan Musial, who passed the 3,000-mark earlier in the season. Bob Lawrence, Indiana firs baseman, led the Big Ten in three hitting departments and tied i two others during the ,1958 season He batted .472. Fight Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Montreal — Yvon Durelle, 173ft, Bate Ste. Anne, N. B., stopped Mike Holt, 169, Johannesburg, South Africa, 9. (Durelle retained British Empire .lightheavyweight title). PRICES TIRE THESE SAFETY FEATURES ALSO AVAILABLE AT t. Cxptrt 1EAR Whttl AHgimMnt 2. WhMl •aimcin«-«n or tfff ftht car it Prtditoii into Sarvto TU1I TYW Will Ntirf Tkt 27.45 f,|| 50.46 I,|| MM20U! 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