The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 13, 1966 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 13, 1966
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Blythevflle (Art.) Courier News - Mwfty, June 18, MM - Fiji Nine llth for Juan (and Sandy) Big Don Is Downed By DICK COUCH A'sociatcd Press Sports Writer Don Drysdale and Sandy Koufax, who traveled the high road as an entry a few months ago, are going in opposite directions today. Juan Marichal is keeping Koufax company on the expressway while Drysale Is chasing Sammy Ellis down a ene-way side street. Marichal outpitched Drysdale Sunday as San Francisco edged Los Angeles 3-2 and pushed within four percentage points of the National League-leading Dodgers. The Giants' ace tossed a four- bitter for his llth victory of the season, tying the Dodgers' Koufax for the major league lead. Drysdale, knocked out in the sixth inning, suffered his third straight setback and is 4-7 for the year. Meanwhile, Ellis, a 22-game winner for Cincinnati last season, became this year's first 10- game loser when he yielded an llth inning run that gave the New York Mets a 8-2 victory over the Reds. Drysdale and Koufax, who won 23 and 28 games, respectively, in 1965, staged a tandem holdout siege during spring training that netted them contracts totaling $245,000. Koufax, who reportedly received $130,000, is off to the best getaway of his career—with an 11-1 record and 1.40 earned run average-but Drysdale is struggling. The big right-hander has completed only three of 14 starts. His ERA is 4.36-4iighest on the Dodger staff-and he's been rocked for 11 home runs. Marichal, who also held out this spring after a 22-13 finish in 1965, signing for an estimated $70,000 a few days before Koufax and Drysdale came to terms with the Dodgers, snapped a two-game losing streak with his victory Sunday. He survived twe LA home runs while boosting his current record to 11-2 and extending his lifetime hex over the Dodgers at Candlestick Park to 12-0. Ellis, who has thrown 15 home run balls this season, tops in the league, lost his fifth straight when New York's Jerry Grote broke a 2-2 deadlock with a two- out, run-scoring single in the llth. Ellis, 22-10 in 1985, is 2-10 this year. Pittsburgh outscored Atlanta 11-8, Philadelphia topped Si Louis 5-3 and Houston spanked Chicago 8-4 in other NL action. Chris Short checked St. Louis on five hits and Bill White slugged a two-run homer as the Phillies ended the Cardinals' winning string at four. Home runs by John Bateman, Rusty Staub and Dave Nichol iBOWUHO Allen* Page twirled 202-480; Jack Wagner 591; and Foy Etchieson 220 in Kings & Queens League at Shamrock. Third- place Road Runners ran up 799- 22M. MANMNGS L«ft«Ter» IS Pi»4-Dtf,»« U Ro*tf Rimnvn •'« 10 Gatlin Gun* Hi 1 » I 9 10 1] 13 Cubs. led the Astros past the Orioles Need Relief By MIKE RATHET Associated Press Sports Writer The heat's on In the American League—but the Baltimore Orioles hope to get some relief. With Frank Robinson added to the Orioles'. already potent attack, Baltimore was expected in many quarters to breeze to the LA pennant. But a pitching staff that has managed only 13 complete games in 46 starts has left the Orioles in a three-way struggle with Cleveland and Detroit. Frank and Brooks Robinson continued their slugging in an.8- 1 romp over Boston Sunday bt- fore the Orioles announced what they hope will be a solution to the pitching problem, acquiring relief ace Eddie Fisher from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for infieldcr Jerry Adair. "Our main objective was to strengthen our total pitching staff," said Harry Dalton, the Orioles' director of player personnel. "We now have a fluid staff with two or three pitchers who can either start or . relieve." Fisher, who appeared in 22 games last season while compiling a 15-7 record with a 2.40 earned run average, could start Eagles and Rams came out victors in a Pony League twin- bill Saturday night at Light Brigade Field. Eagles whitewashed Wings 7-0; and Rams took a 12-7 victory from Bears. Don Long pitched all the way for the Eagles and gave five hits. Ron Ellis was the catcher. Wayne Krech Dale Stewart and Buf Allensworth shared pitching duties for the losing Wings with Steve Franks and Stewart catching. * * * Bears took an early 8-1 lead over Rams but the latter came Hookor Win* Class C Car Hops Fence Hooker Hftod of Memphis won the' big race at Blytheville Speedway last night but the big picture of the night for fans was watching a car cbmpletely clear the fence and another straddle the fence in a Class C eruption in the first stock car race of the night. No one was hurt. * .* * Hooker colected $225 finished ahead Of super-modified aces Ralph Cotner and Bill Dunn. Buford Ward won the Class C feature. Other winners in Class C were Leslie Moody first place, with Eurbbi* Hays second. In the ne-' heat Buford Pate took the flag ahead of Tommy Callis Harry Tucker, and Don Ray. Class A winners were Ralph Cotner in the first heat and Hooker the second. or h« could free one of the cur- young Eddie Watty. storming' back"with 'shTrunTin Meanwhile, the Robinson boys I _ the fourth and five in the sixth to take the ,win. Gary Richardson, Danny Gardner and Dee Human combined to limit the Bears to four hits, with Gardner receiving credit for the win. Danny Beck was the catcher. The Rams collected ten hits off Ricky Reed who hurled all the way. Mike Widner was the Bear catcher. Bears are to meet Tigers this afternoon at Federal Compress Park at 5. SHORT SHORTS SAN FRANCISCO (Af») - Citchef-outfielder t»ck Dletz has been brought up from Pho«nix to play for the San Fran- Cisco Gianti, while Glints outfielder Jesus A16u ha« been demoted to the Pacific Coast League club, it was announced Sunday. • SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -'Official practice rtunds wert to begin today for the 66th U. S. Open Golf Championship that starts Thursday on the Olympic Club Lakeside course. • : •' . . • CHEROKEE VILLAGE, Ark. (AP) - Texas Tech's J. t. King, who just plays th* fatte for fun, put together a 7M2— 158 over the weekend and won the second annual Cteahet Golf Tournament hire. . King, who said he just starting golfing six,or seven ytafs ago, was 14-over-par for the course. Three strokes behind, at 161, was Arkansas Coach Frank fcroyles, co-host for the event. '• . • . . . . FORT SMITH, Ark. - Peggy Cortley, making her first . tournament appearance since last year's USGA Women's Amateur, arrived here Sunday for the 36th annual Trans-Mississippi golf tournament with praise for the Hardscrabble Country Club course. Miss Conley a 19-year-old freshman at the University of Washington, toured the 8,300-yard par 72 course with her caddy, a notebook and pencil jotting down information about the course. • • • • • ; • . : • •-.'••• BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles obtained a relief pitcher and Jerry Adair was given mental relief. "What a relief" Adair sighed Sunday after being traded to the Chicago White Sox for relief specialist Eddie Fisher. Early in the season Adair had publicly criticized manager Hank Bauer. The Orioles also sent outfielder-first baseman John Riddle from their Rochester farm club to Chciago's farm at Indianapolis and Baltimore wil get another minor, league player in return. CHICAGO (AP) — Arkansas State's Gerald Spencer placed second Saturday in the high jump at the NCAA College Division track and field championships clearing the bar at 6 feet, 6 inches. He finished 2% inches behind the winner, Otis Burrell of Nevada. Jep Lansdale of-State did not qualify In the javelin. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Mickey Wright is going to Canada to make a television film. And the other members of the Ladies Professional Golf Association don't mind at all. For the 31-year-old Texan practically left a shambles of the Blue Grass Invitational Golf Tournamnet; winning it by 10., strokes. Mi Ixtra-lnning Win for Trail Homers in 9th and 17th LITTLE ROCK (A?) - Ar- kansat* Larry Stubinft homered in the ninth to tie the score, then repeated the performance in the 17th inning Sunday as the Travelers nicked El Paso 54 in Texas League baseball. It was the sixth extra-inning victbry for Arkansas in seven tries. It was also the second time this season that Stubjhg has hit two homers in one Pacific Coast League Sunday's Results Denver 10-11, Hawaii 2-8 Indianapolis 4, Portland 1 San Diego 10, Oklahoma City Vancouver 5, Seattle 2 Tacoma lo-l, Spokane 4-6 Tulsa It, Phoenix 9 game. El fas6 went ahead 4-3 in the top of the ninth on a double by Tom Somers, a single by Tom Egan and a triple by D*J Wilkinson. . §' Stubing led off the bottom § the nttth with his fifst hom§ 6f the game. His gam* wjrtding home run also led 41 the 17th inning. £ 61 Pas6 'S • 'si * + * - 5: 0000060130660fl600r-4ttj'i Arkansas fc 012000 Ml 000 600 OJ-5 Wsl Holbrook, Gatewood («), Dogan (8), Fisher (9), Hernandtj (11), and Egan; Hughes, Granger (8), Taylor (9), Roque (B, Newtoh (18), and Zeller. S W-Newten («). L-Hernai. dez (4-2). . ? I said, "Show me a filter cigarette that really delivers taste) and I'll eat my hat!" continue to emphasize that the club has enough power. Brooks drove in two runs against the Red Sox for a league-leading total of 48 and Frank connected for his 15th homer and took over first place in that department. Still front-running Cleveland remained 11 percentage points in front of the Orioles by downing Washington 6-3. Third-place Detroit slipped two back off a split with New York, winning the opener 7-5 before, the Yankees took the nightcap 12-10. Elsewhere Minnesota climbed into fourth place and hit the .500 mark with a 2-1 victory over the White Sox and Kansas City defeated California 4-1. The Orioles made it six victe- ries in their last seven games behind the Robinsons and the five-hit pitching of Steve Barber. Barber, going all the way for his fifth Victory in seven decisions, posted his third complete game. Jim Palmer has four complete games and the rest of the staff has four. Attention Manila And Leachville Residents G.M. Nelson of Manila Home Phono 561-3179 Manila Business Phone 539-6369 Leachville Van Riggs of Leachville Home Phone 539-6938 Leachville Business Phone 539-6369 Leachville We are happy to announce the addition of Mr. Nelson and Mr. Riggs to our sales force at Leachville. 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