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Eureka, California
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Wednesday, April 4, 1962
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NFL Uses Electronic Brain' To Draw Up 62 49ers Get Rugged Inter-Conference Grid Opponents NEW YORK (UPH-The National Foolball League resorted to an "electronic brain" for drawing up Its 19G2 schedule and came with a few new twists for next season. For one thing, the Eastern Di vision's top three clubs of las year -- the New York Giants Philadelphia Eagles and Clcve land Browns -- will play one an other in an early round-robin dur Ing the first three weeks of the another, the Baltimore who traditionally have season. For Colts, wound up their season on the West Coast for the past nine years, will close al home in 1962 Commissioner Pete Rozelle an- tions. Bounced Tuesday that the 98- game, 14-week schedule will open on Sunday, Sept. 16, and run through Dec. 16. This is the same span as last season when the NFL expanded to 14 clubs. Saturday Night Game The schedule includes one Saturday night game, two nationally televised Saturday afternoon games from the West Coast late in the season and the annua Thanksgiving Day clash between the champion Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions. As in past years, each team will play games against two clubs from the opposite division. And it appeared that the Browns, St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Forty-Niners drew the toughest inter-conference matchups. For years, the NFL schedule was made up by the commissioner and his aides, employing the trial and error methods of fitting together a jigsaw puzzle. The task was complicated by (lie availability of ballparks (10 of the 14 NFL teams share their park with a major league baseball club), cold weather in certain cities toward the end of the campaign, and the demands of work- GALLENKAMP'S BASEBALL SHOES 5th E Sh. Eureka Open Fri. Nile Til 9 ing out the 14 inter-conference games at an even ratio of one a week. Use Electronic Brain This year,' for the first time in its 43-year history, the NFL usei the data processing facilities o the Service Bureau Corp., a sub sidiary of IBM, to, determine thi maximum number of schedules possible taking into account sev era! given sets of basic cohdi "The IBM equipment quickly proved the validity or non-validity of our scheduling pattern in many instances," Rozelle said, "and al the same time incorporated sug gestidns of its own which saved many hours of trial and error. "One time we watched it com pule and list in printed form a dozen schedules in eight min utes," Rozelle continued. "We can't even type one in lhat time, and in the early stages of making a schedule it sometimes takes us days just to come up with one playable arrangement." The lone Saturday night game on the schedule pits the Eagles at Pittsburgh, Oct. 6. Colts Play Browns Here is the schedule of inter- conference games (each team's home game is listed first, with road game second: Baltimore Redskins, Browns; Chicago (Giants, C o w b o y s ) ; Cleveland (Colts, 49ers); Dallas Bears, Rams); Detroit (Sleelers, Giants); Green Bay (Cards, lagles); Los Angeles (Cowboys, Redskins); Minnesota (Eagles, Stcelers); New York (Liohs, Bears); Philadelphia (Packers. Vikings); Pittsburgh (Vikings, jions); San Francisco (Browns, ids); St. Louis (49ers, Packers); Washington (Rams, Colts). Bears, 49ers To (lash In Opener SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) -The 3an Francisco Forty Niners .will ireak tradition in 1962 when they ace the Chicago Bears in their Sept. 16 National Football League pener and close their season Dec. 18 against Cleveland. In other years, San Francisco las opened against an Eastern )ivision team and wound up inst cither Green Bay or Bal- imore. The . 14-game league schedule tarted last year will continue vith the Forty Niners meeting each Western Division team twice. SPORTS HUMBOLDT STANDARD Wed., April 4, 1962, Page I, Loggers, Crusaders Clash In Feature H-DN Tilt This Week The first Humboldt-Del Norte points to edge Fortuna in the A baseball "crucial" of the young division. season will be played this week at Eureka's Albee Stadium, when be making its debut. Eureka seeks the Loggers host the defending to post another winning perform champion St. Bernard's Crusad- rs. Game time has not been sel as yet. The tilt will be played Friday afternoon or Saturday. Three other H-DN games are scheduled Saturday, including Arcata at McKinleyville, Hoopa at Tortuna and Del Norte at South Tork. The featured local track and field meet will be at Husky Field n Fortuna. The Huskies host McKinleyville, South Fork, St. Bernard's and Fort Bragg in a 1 o'clock battle. Eureka and Arcata's thinclads ravel to Crescent City for a meet at Del Norte High. Eureka's baseballers hope to be he ones to end St. Bernard's dom- nation of local league games. The Loggers downed the Crusaders in i practice game earlier this sea- ion and are aiming for the second itraight league win. Starting Pitchers Pitchers Ron Harmon and Tom Burger will start for the Loggers md Crusaders, respectively. Both ire backed up by some of the best elief hurling in the league, and St. Bernard's coach Ray Mechals has predicted that pitching will )e the deciding factor in the eague race this season. Eureka beat Ferndale 7-1 in heir first game of the league eason. St. Bernard's downed Me Clnlcyvllle 11-0. Arcata will be a heavy favorit o open H-DN play with a win it McKinleyville. The game latcd to start at noon. Hoopa, which holds a 6-5 wi ver South Fork, could give Fo una a rough time. The Huskie umped Ferndale 12-2 Tuesday Del Norte opened with a 5- wln over McKinleyville last weel 'itcher Jim Melhoff struck out 1 "anthers that game. South Fork 1 itching situation has been shakj o far, including Tuesday's 9- oss to Willits when starting pitch Dick Valles walked seve traight batters. Track Meet The track meet at Fortuna wi ee St Bernard's and South For ompeting at Husky Field for th cond straight week. Last Satur ay the Little Four combiner 1 At Crescent City, Del Norte wil ance. The Loggers snared 24 firs places against Arcata and McKin leyville last Friday. In addition to baseball anc track, H-DN teams will competi in swimming and tennis. Eureka's swim squad travels to Red Bluf for a Friday meet, McKinleyville's netters play at Del Norte Satur day, and South Fork hosts the St. Bernard's netters. Lakers Win Playoffs, (ells Tied Shake Hands with . . . RICHARD M. NIXON AT A FREE PUBLIC Rally at the State Theater 4th G Streets, Eureka Friday April 6 * Doors Open at 7 P.M. * Entertainment at 8 P.M. * Mr. Nixon speaks at 9:15 P.M. * NO RESERVED SEATS FIRST COME FIRST SERVED This'message sponsored by The Nixon for Governor Committee and Democrats for Nixon By United Press International The Los Angeles Lakers won the Western Division champion ship as expected and now musl sit back and await the outcome of the deadlocked Boston-Phila delphia series in the Eastern Division of the National Basketball Association, Paced by the one-two scoring punch of Jerry West and Elgin Baylor, the Lakers defeated the Detroit Pistons, 123-117, at Detroit Tuesday night to clinch their series, four games to two. However, the story was different in the other half of the league where the Philadelphia Warriors had a relatively easy night at home in beating the defending champion Celtics, 109-99, and eve ning their best-of-seven series at three games each. The deciding game will be played at Boston Thursday night. West and Baylor each scored 38 points to pace the Lakers while Ray Scott had 22 points to lead Detroit. Los Angeles almost fell apart after leading by 24 points, 91-67, late in the third period. The Pistons rallied to a 117-aU tie but a basket by Baylor and another by Wayne Yates proved decisive for Los Angeles. Philadelphia jumped to a 34-22 first quarter lead and set the pace the rest of the way. The Celtics crept to within four point midway in the final period but baskets by Wilt Chamberlain and Guy Rodgers and a foul shot by Tom Meschery boosted the Warrior's lead to a comfortable 95 : 80. Chamberlain led all scorers with 32 points, and he received strong support from Paul Arizin with 28 and Meschery with 27. Tom Heinsbhn and Bob Cousy each tallied 22 points for Boston. Best of 7 Eastern Division W L Pel. Boston 3 3 .500 Philadelphia 3 3 .500 Western Division x-Los Angeles 4 2 .667 Detroit 2 4 .333 x-Won playoff Palmer Favored In Masters Tourney AUGUSTA, Ga. (UPD-Arnol Palmer, although scrambling anc putting poorly in practice rounds was installed the 4-1 favorite to day to win the 26th Masters go! tournament starting Thursday. Jack Nicklaus, the two-linn U. S. amateur champion whc turned professional in January and the .unorthodox-swinging Dou| Sanders, were made co-seconi choices at 5-1. Defending champion Gary Play er was quoted at 7-1 followed by Tommy Bolt, Billy Casper, Bo Rosburg and Ken Venturi at 9-1 and Jay Hebert, the former PG. champion; Kel Nagel, the Brills 'pan champion and Gene Littler the U.S. Open champion, at 10-1 Snead, Hogan 15 to 1 Grouped at 15-1 were two vel erans of the fairways, Sam Sneai and Ben Hogan. In the 20-1 bracket were Jim my Demaret, Art Wall, Byror Nelson, Frank Phillips of Austral ia. Bob Goalby, Stan Leonard Don January, Jackie Burke and Doug Ford. The betting was 50-1 against an amateur winning- the Masters al .hough Charley Coe finished only one stroke behind Player las year. Most of the pros picked Palme Angels Edge Colt .45s EL PASO, Tex. (UPI) -- Th Los Angeles Angels and Housto Colt .45s, who are going to se plenty of each other in the nex ew days, continue their seven game barnstorming exhibitioi our today at this Texas city. Extrovert Bo Belinsky wa scheduled to pitch for (lie Angel: oday as the American Leagui club took a 1-0 lead into the sec ond game after Tuesday's hectic 10-9 win over Houston at Al )Uquerque, N.M. Los Angeles scored all but om of its runs in the seventh am eighth innings -- trading five-run lutbursts in the eighth with the Colt .45s --to pull out its 14tl Cactus League victory in 25 ;ames. Tom Burgess' grand slam horn er --the first Angel home run ·ith the bases full this spring-vas responsible for the four runs n the seventh. Lilh Los Angeles railing 4-1, Manager Bill Higney inch hit Burgess for pitcher El Grba and the youngster delivered or four runs. To Open Calder Cup Play Tonight By United Press International The Springfield Indians open heir bid for an unprecedente( third straight Calder Cup cham- ilonship when they host the Cleveland Barons Wednesday light while Rochester is at Bufalo in the other American Hocky League playoff game. The Hershey Bears got off to a ast start in their best-of-three se- ies With Providence, whipping ie Reds 7-2 on their home ice 'uesday night.' Ray Kinasweich, like Stankicwicz and Norm Johnon each scored twice [or the Dodgers Nip Bosox As Koufax Shines MESA, Ariz. (UPI) -- The bird member of tbe Los Angeles game. Dodgers pitching staff's big three, enigmatic Don Drysdale, w a s victory Tuesday, being laken out scheduled to hurl today when the before the winning run scored. Dodgers tangled with the Chicago However, his performance and Cubs. Johnny Podrcs, the Dodgers' ace last season, appeared erratic and finally was taken out of the Daryl Spencer's fourth home run of the spring were the highlights of the Los Angeles win. Larry Sherry, who pitched two innings and gave up the only Red ;ame Monday as Ihey lost to Uic Sox run of the game, got credit for ihe win, while his brother pitched six innings without N o m scored lhc vvinnin « TM n when Ron Fairly doubled off \ngcls. But Tuesday Sandy Kou- ax pitched six innings without allowing a run as Los Angeles edged the Boston Red Sox, 2-1, at Scottsdalc. Drysdale, although picked for [reatncss several years ago, ncv- ad spots. This spring, for example, Drysdale hasn't won on exhibition 15. Then again, (he lull pitcher runs per game going into today's Koufax didn't get credit for the rigbtfielder Lou Clinton's glove in the eighth. Spencer had put the Dodgers ahead 1-0 with his homer over the left field fence in the fifth inning. ir really had done all he was sup- Boston tied the game in the sev- posed to, Even in his best seasons cnlh off Sherry when Chuck ith the Dodgers, Hie California- Schilling \vnlked and scored all ram sldearmcr has had several the way from first on pinch hitter Dave Philly's bloop single to center field. Gnlcn Cisco, a former football game, although us a team Los player for Ohio Stale, pitched the \ngelcs has played 25 --Winning firsl seven innings for Boston, giving up only Spencer's homer MS given up only 2.23 earned In Ibo scoring column. as the man to beat, but named Nicklaus as the player who might beat him. They think lhat Palmer still has too many outside business interests on his mind to concentrate on playing golf. Palmer denies that, however. Nicklaus Keating Palmer "I came down here for the sole purpose of playing golf and I've forgotten about everything else," said the two-time Masters champion. "I'll admit I'm not playing too well and my putts haven't been dropping, but maybe by tomorrow I'll have my game straightened out." Palmer has been playing practice rounds with Nicklaus and the 22-year-old Ohio star has been beating him. "Nicklaus lias been bitting the ball out of sight and pulling well," Palmer pointed out "When you can do Ihose two things on this Masters course you're pretty good shape." P a l m e r disclosed that he thought for a time he mighl change putters. "But I decided to slay with my old one," he explained, "because it has done pretty well for me in the past." Ypres Triumphs At Tantoran SAN BRUNO (UPI) -- Alex Maese hustled Ypres home first In Tuesday's Tanforan feature. The winner covered six furlongs in 1:12 and paid $(i.20. The Wave) and Gold Venus followed Ypresl untler the wire. Meanwhile, Sir Ribot solidified his position as favorite for Satui day's . big California Derby trial when he went three quarters of a mile in 1:13 4-5 well in hand. Sir liibo! has been slashed to third favorite among Kentucky Derby candidates with odds of 8-1. Only the sensational Eastern duo of Ridan (4-1) and Sir Gaylord (0-1) are getting more support in the early betting on the Run for the Roses. ESTABLISH SPOKTS GROUP SALISBURY, N.C. (UPI) - A group of the country's lop sports writers and sports broadcasters has voted to establish a National Association of Sportswriters and Sportscasters. Red Smith of the New York Herald Tribune and Llndsey Nelson, who broadcasts the New York Mets games, were voted tops in their field by a group of 40. Coaches Signed By Raiders 11 OAKLAND, Calif. (UPI) -The Oakland Raiders of the American 1 B Foolball League today had two new defensive coaches on their roster following the signings of William (Red) Conkright and Walt Michaels. Conkright, former head coach at Stephen F. Austin College, will serve as the club's personnel di rector as well as defensive line coach. Michaels comes to' "Oak and from the Cleveland Browns where he played 10 years. * Selections from the complete stock of i BEERS, WINES AND LIQUORS AT SAFEWAY!'· scotch Gin Stonton---80. Proof |Reg. $3.19)--Sth UnrlLVl Kavlana--80 Proof VUUnd (Reg. $3.17)--Sth f 79 '2.89 '2.89 '42.00 ,l'53.90 l'57.50 °'34.25 1'34.25 /mporfec/ Wines A 4 * |. Favorite National Brands Old Crow Bourbon Whisky IX, '4.99 Ten High Bourbon Whisky K°L '3.99 Black White Hiram Walker's Gin Smirnoff Vodka 86 Proof Sth Bottle 86 Proof 5th Bottle Scotch Whisky--86.8 Proof Sth Bottle 90 Proof--Sth Bottle 80 Proof--Sfh Bottle '6.75 '3.99 '4.45 FRENCH TABLE WINES MONACO, Red, White or Rose 24-oz. Botf! BORDEAUX, Superior, Red «r White 24-oz. Bottle ITALIAN TABLE WINE BUZZONlCHIANTI... 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COUNTY ROAR UKIAH SOUTH STATE- STREET f, RIVER ROAD FORTUNA SOUTH REDWOOD HIGHWAY ft SMITH LAN!: BEER FAVORITES KindlbraU Imported Munchener-- P-oz. 3for$1 Brown Derby STLSl 3for$] Lucky Lager $?*£§ 6for$1.14 Regal Pale »-»·· c°« 6ior$1.09 h Bollle 85t Slli Bottle $1.39 ·'A Sollo, $1.39 i. $1.48 Rose Vlnna 4l or id/--Gallon -pl.JJ · $2.15 i WE'VE 1 GOT ( MIXERS I TOO! BROWN DERBY B EE EE R Still A Full 12-oz. Can Prices Effective Wednesday Thru Saturday, April 4, 5, 6,7 Eureka and Fortuna ;.

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