The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1966 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 28, 1966
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HAS $2 MILLION TO PROVE IT _Kyftwffl«(Ark,)CourierNewt--8atarf«y,May», 1«W. Pi n Seven Here's How to Succeed—as a Bettor By SANDY PADWE NEW YORK - (NBA) - If only JOn Edgar Oppenheim were a conventional 5-10, 155 pounds .. . Then the security guards at the nation') racetracks might have some problems. But Jon Edgar Oppenheim is an unconventional 5-10, 370 pounds with a 20V4-inch neck. "SO," he Said, "there is no way to disguise myself." Eleven tracks have told Jon he's a nice fellow, but it would be much better for the track, and Jon, if he stayed off the premises. » * * "There's nothing illegal or dishonest about my system of betting," he said. "What track officials don't like about me is the fact that I win and win big." If some tracks have disputes with Jon, the Internal Revenue Service doesn't. "Oh," he said, "they've checked me out. They once drove 400 miles to see me up in Vermont. They had a file as big is I am." The reason for all the concern about Jon Edgar is the $2 million he has collected at the races since August of 1964. Most of his winnings come from the twin double which isn't bad considering he never made it past the 10th grade. * * * "There are two things you need to win at the track," he said. "Guts and money. When you feel that you have a system, have the guts to stick it out. If you're playing the twin couple your combnialions on the third, fourth and even fifth place horses. I've never seen a twin won by favorites that paid off more than $2,000." When Jon isn't winning at the track, he's usually eating. "I do my serious eating at night," he said during a lunch which consisted of eight sirloin steaks, salad, baked potato and a bottle of wine. For "serious" eating, Jon usually consumes two Caesar salads, a couple of bowls of French onion soup, a 24-ounce Chateaubriand for two and baked potato with chives and sour cream all washed down with wine. * * * Of course, he wasn't eating like that all time, especially before he started betting the horses. "I've worked as a taxi driver heavy equipment operator, dog catcher, a drugstore clerk and a delicatessen clerk," he said. "The delicatessen was the best job. One for them, one for me. "Bafore I hit my first twin, I was driving a cab out on Long Island, it's a great way to meet girls." He doesn't have problems meeting girls now. "I've g6t Giant Sadecki Spanked Again Cards Need Help Also By MURRAY CRASS, AP Sport* Writer When the San Francisco Giants acquired pitcher Ray Sadecki three weeks ago, Vice President Chub Peeney said: "He should help us for a long time." Someone, however, better start helping Sadecki. The JS-ytar-old left-hander was battered from the mound for the fourth straight time since coming to the Giants as the Philadelphia Phillies crushed the Giants t-2 Friday night. Easy for the Yankees By HAL BOCK, AP Sports Writer Remember how sad the New York Yankees looked about month ago? They weren't hitting, they weren't fielding and the weren't winning. Then along came new Manager Ralph Houk an" presto, the Yankees were winners again. Well, a replica of the old edition showed up at Yankee Stadi um Friday night. Happily for Houk, they were wearing Chicag White Sox uniforms. In four starts with the Giants he has lasted only 131-3 inning while allowing 11 runs for an astronomical 7.62 earned run average. His latest effort ended before he could get anyone out In the fifth inning. The Phillies al ready had scored three runs in the first four innings, and when John Callison and Dick Groa singled in the fifth, Manager Herman Franks decided Sadecki needed help. The Giants may need some too. They've won only five o: their last 13 games, and they must do without their No. pitcher, Gaylord Perry, for the next 15 days. Perry, suffering from a sore ankle, was placed on the disabled list Friday night. * * * In other National League games, Los Angeles blanked New York 4-0, Pittsburgh whipped Houston 6-0, Cincinnati edged St. Louis 6-5 and Atlanta defeated Chicago 5-3. Claude Osteen broke a personal four-game losing streak, gaining his first victory in a month with a three-hitter over the Mets. Los Angeles scored all four of its runs in the sixth inning with the help of errors by Bill Murphy, Ken Boyer and Dick Stuart. Bob Veale and Pete Mikkelsen combined for a five-hitter against Houston. Bill Mazeroski and Willie Stargell led the Pittsburgh attack, each hitting a homer and driving in two runs. * * * Cincinnati's first three hits off St. Louis' Art Mahaffey were homers — two by Vada Pinson and one by Tommy Helms. Jim Maloney needed help from Billy McCool in the seventh but still gained his fifth victory without a defeat. Atlanta outhomered the Cubs as Hank Aaron, Joe Torre and Mack Jones connected in support of Wade Blasingame. Aaron's homer was his 16th. Billy Williams and Ron Santo homered for Chicago. MAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE San Fran. .. Los Angeles Houston .. Pittsburgh Cincinnati Philadel. . Atlanta ... St. Louis New York Chicago .. W. 27 24 23 21 19 19 20 Pet. G.B, .643 .585 2W .Ml 3V4 .553 .528 .514 .465 4 5 5% 7% IS 21 .432 8 .406 .270 9 Friday's Result* Atlanta 5, Chicago 3 Pittsburgh 6, Houston 0 Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 5 Los Angeles 4, New York 0 Philadelphia 9, San Francisco Today's Games Atlanta at Chicago Cincinnati at St. Louis, N Pittsburgh at Houston, 2, day- night New York at Los Angeles, N Philadelphia at San Francisco Sunday's Game* Atlanta at Chicago Cincinnati at St. Louis Pittsburgh at Boston New York at Los Angeles Philadelphia at San Francisco Monday's tiames Philadelphia at New York, Chicago at Pittsburgh, 2 Los Angeles at Atlanta San Francisco at Cincinnati, Houston at St. Louis, N LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Ralph Dupas, 149, Las Vegas, knocked out Steve Perez, 149, Los Angeles, f. fat Hustling BOSTON (AP) - Rustle is the cey command on the Boston ted Sox and Carl Yastrzemski, he team's first elected captain, s proving to be a solid skipper. The 25-year-old outfielder has ssumed his role with such en- husiasm that the Red Sox are beginning to flex their muscles for the first time in years. "Yaz Is playing great ball, hustling like the devil," Manager Billy Herman said. "He's hitting, fielding and running the bases, and it's rubbing off on the other players. He's certainly doing a wonderful job for us." AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland Baltimore Detroit .., California Minnesota New York Washington Chicago .... Boston Kansas City W. L. 26 10 22 15 Pet. G.B. .722 — 4% 5% 7 m 9% 10 10 12 13 COBLE'S FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR Tfnw fcr bch Diy, 'Tells Wtun Fiih Bit* Bnt" JUNE, 1964 SUN FQ > 25th AM 12 AM 19 A 24 MON FM 9 3rd AM 13 AM 20 S!8 PM 27 «:OS PM TUE WED THU W C 10th AM 14 £5 AM 21 9t PM 28 S3 PM 1 KS1> 11:01 PM • 5£ AM 15 9:IS AM 22 rr, PM 29 PM 2 ffl. PM 9 SB AM 16 10:0 AM 23 S5 PM 30 10:40 PM FRI 12:21 AM 10 AM 17 10:51' AM 24 5:41 PM SAT iS£ AM 11 AM 18 AM 25 PM NM en« hour to tlmi found nbovt, Wta i*too diyllght wring tlm*,i*l , Copyright — Wlnjton-Snlfm, N. C. MMker HM Wafc— •«*•» (he Day ft* MM* .595 .968 .526 .486 .459 .447 .444 .395 .361 Friday's Results Cleveland 5, Minnesota 4 New York 4, Chicago 1 Baltimore 4, Kansas City 2 Washington 5, Boston 4 California 3, Detroit 2 Today's Games Baltimore at Kansas City, N California at Detroit, N Chicago at New York, N Minnesota at Cleveland Boston at Washington Sunday's Games Baltimore at Kansas City California at Detroit Minnesota at Cleveland, 2 Boston at Washington Chicago at New York Monday's Games Cleveland at California, 2 Detroit at Kansas City, N Baltimore at Minnesota, day- night Boston at Chicago, 2 New York at Washington, 2 MINORS— TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pct.G.B. Amarillo .... 22 15 El Paso ...... 21 17 ARKANSAS 22 18 ilbuquerque 21 20 Dal-FW 15 24 Austin 13 23 .625 .553 .550 .512 .385 .361 9% 10 Friday's Results El Paso 3-4, Dallas-Fort Worth 1-2 Austin 8, Amarillo 3 ARKANSAS 4-4, Albuquerque 3-6 Today's Games Albuquerque at ARKANSAS Austin at Amarillo, 2 El Paso at Dallas-Fort Worth INTERNATIONAL Toronto 5, Buffalo 4, 10 innings Syracuse 5, Rochester 3 Columbus 5, Toledo 4 Richmond 2, Jacksonville 1, 10 innings PACIFIC COAST Portland 6, Denver 3 Seattle 4, Oklahoma City 1 Vancouver 3, Tacoma 1 Phoenix 5, Spokane 3 Hawaii 9, Tulsa 2 iniiTBiiiiiiiiniMiiiniiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Major *'s wiuniiiiiniin raiiiiiiiiiiiiiiininiiiiiiiiiniiiiiD FRIDAY'S STARS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PITCHING - Claude Osteen, Los Angeles, pitched a three- hitter ai the Dodgers blanked the New York Mets 4-0. BATTING — Andy Etchebar- rtn, Baltimore, rapped three hits, drove in two runs — including the tie-breaker - and icored one in the Orioles' 4-2 Ttoorjr war Kami City. I The sagging Sox sank past th I surging Yankees into eight place in the American Leagu as Mel Stottlemyre pitcher, three-hitter for a 4-1 New York triumph. It was the 10th loss in the las 12 games for Chicago, and the; made it easy for New York wit! three errors helping the Yan kees to two unearned runs. That was all Stottlmyre needed. He set the Sox down on just three singles and retired 19 in a row at on stretch. He los his shutout with two out in the ninth when Roy White droppec a fly ball for a two-base error. Elsewhere in the American League Friday night, Clevelanc edged slumping Minnesota 54 Baltimore downed Kansas City 4-2, Washington nipped Boston 5-4 and California shaded Detroit 3-2. * + * Rocky Colavito's ninth-inning single drove in Cleveland's winning run as the Twins dropped their seventh in the last eight. Minnesota had tied the score at 4-4 on two runs in the eight, with singles by Don Mincer and Zoilo Versalles the key hits. But Max Alvis opened the ninth with a single, moved up on a sacrifice and scored on Colavito's hit as Cleveland won its fourth straight. Andy Etchebarren drove In [wo runs and .scored another as Baltimore downed Kansas City. Stu Miller saved the victory for Wally Bunker, who won his fourth. Etchebarren's seventh inning single broke a 2-2 tie and put the Orioles ahead to stay. Baltimore added another run in the eighth on a passed ball with the bases oaded. * + + Washington rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth ;o beat the Red Sox Bob Saverne and Don Lock delivered the •un-scoring hits that wiped out a 3-3 Boston lead. Rookie George Scott had put the Red Sox ahead vith a two-run homer in the eighth. Willie Smith had a hand in all hree California runs, driving lome two with a double in the irst inning and scoring the final one after singling in the fourth nning. Marcellino Lopez got ninth nning help from Bob Lee to nail town the victory, his third in even decisions. Maryland Favorad NEW YORK (AP) - Maryand's Terrapins appeared eady today to make it two straight in the windup of the IC4- A outdoor track and field championships. Coach Jim Kehoe's versatile band from the Atlantic Coast Conference bagged 11 qualifying berths in the opening competition Friday and was expected to score points in at least 10 of the 18 final events at Downing Stadium on Randalls Island. Villanova's challenging Wildcats, winner of the outdoor team title icven times in tbe last nine yean, captured eight qualifying berths. Morgan State's fleet runners grabbed nine. But neither figured to overcome the champions* over 1,000 proposals 6f marriage in the mail," Jon said, "and another 500 litters frorn charming ladies who offer the promise of extended companionship. * * * "I was married once," he continued, "to a wonderful girt. But it lasted only 30 days. She came from a very strict religion which didn't allow movies, drinking, let alone gam- bing." And without gambling, Jon Edgar Oppenheim would be back in his cab in Great Neck, L.I., eating hamburgers instead of Chateaubriand. BILLY WOLFF HITS ONI Travs Split HR Bill LITTL'E ROCK (API-Arkansas' Billy Wolff drove in three runs with a fifth-inning homer to give the Travelers a 4-3 victory over Albuquerque in the first game of a Texas League doubleheader here Friday night. Albuquerque won the second 6-4 behind a three-run homer by Jim Fairey. Tom Hutton of Albuquerque had a big night at the plate, get- ging five hiti in the two games. * * * The Arkansas • Albuquerque split, combined with El Paso's two victories over Dallas-Fort Worth, shoved the Travelers into third place, three percentage points behind El Paso. Amarillo leads the league, three games ahead of Arkansas and El Paso. The Sun Kings beat Dallas- Fort Worth 3-1 and 4-2 with tome runs by Arlo Engel and George Pena providing the victories. * * * Austin .crumbled Amarillo 83, handing the Sonics their third straight loss. (First Game) Albu'que 0100002-3 5 1 Arkansas 000 040 x-4 6 1 Strickland, Gomez (7) and B. Crawford; Newton, Taylor (6), Roque (6) and Zellar. W—Newton, 3-1. L-Strickland, 2-5. HR- Albuquerque, Hutton; Arkansas, Wolff. (Second Game) Albu'que 103 020 0-6 13 2 Arkansas 001 200 1-4 10 3 Baird, Anderson (4), Gomez (6) and Erdos; Hughes, Poque (5), Grander (5), Taylor (7), and Breeden. W—Anderson, 21. L-Hughes, 1-2. HR - Blbu- querque. Eckenrode, Fairey. Fights By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MELBOURNE, Australia — Ray Perez, 118, Honolulu, out- pointed Jerry Stokes, 119H, Louisville, Ky., 12. LOS ANGELESWerry Quarry 192, Bellflower, Calif., and Tony Alongi, 204, Paterson, N.J., drew 10. Zorrita Gonzalez 111, Tacuba, Mexico, outpointed Lachy Linares 114, Puerto Rico, 10. Jon Edgar Oppenheim FASHION BEAUTY COLLEGE 214 East Hale Ave. Oseeola, Ark. Phone LO 3-2971 "Beauty Culture Is a Rewarding Career, Interesting & Dignified, Too" Bndgct Ternu Available — Social Security Benefit! To Those Who Qualify Discharged Veterans Are Permitted And Encouraged To Enrol], Call or Come In for Mora Detailed Information. JANIECE fllAZIEB, Owner — ALICE LOTT, Instructor You'd Crow Too... ...if an ad in The Courier News had just brought you an extra volume of business.

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