The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on August 20, 1952 · Page 7
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Wednesday, August 20, 1952
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THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, WEDNES DAY EVENING, AUGUST 20,1952. Seven) Rohm Roberts Joins Exclusive 2O-Game Winner Group Roberts Joins Shantz in Winning 20th By JOE KEICHLER AP Sports Writer Who is the best pitcher in baseball today? The folks of little Pottstown, Pa., point to their own Bobby Shanty, the pint-sized southpaw of the Athletics as the game's top hurler. On the other hand, the good citizens of Springfield, El., 1*3 ~r~*< I Robin Roberts Bobby Shantz contend that their Robin Roberts, the pride of the Phillies, is the best in the business.. At any rate, one thing is certain. The Philadelphia clubs own the only 20-game winners majors leagues today. Shantz was the first to reach the charmed circle, notching his 20th triumph Aug. 5. Roberts, who joined him yesterday became the first National Leaguer to reach that total. Roberts coasted to his 22nd complete game in 28 starts Tuesday night as the Phils outslugged Pittsburgh, 10-5. The Pirates scored four times-in the last two innings after the Phils had built up a 9-1 lead. It marked the third straight year that the 25-year- old right hander has reached the 20- win mark. The Athletics didn't need the services of Shantz as they swept a. doubleheader from the lowly Detroit Tigers, 4-3 and 6-5, to climb into a fifth-place tie with Chicago and advance within nine games of the pace - setting New York Yankees. Although beaten by the White Sox, 3-1, the Yankees managed to retain their two-game advantage over the runner-up Cleveland Indians, who dropped a heart-break- Stranahan, Coe and Ward Are Men To Beat in the Amateur SEATTLE IT) — The doubleivie Ward Jr., and Charlie Coe are squeeze hits the field in the men's expected to survive the crush. National Amateur Golf Champion- Charley Coe ship today but such standout challengers as Frank Stranahan, Har- Giants sliced Brooklyn's lead to 6^» games, sweeping a pair from the Cubs in Chicago, 5-0 and 3-1. Sal (The Barber) Maglie was his old razor sharp again, twirling an eight-hit shutout in the opener as he went the distance for the first time since June 26. The third-place Cardinals moved to within 8% games of the top, defeating the Boston Braves, 7-5, STANDINGS By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. Sixty-four players remained in New y ork ~ 0 la •ftalrl a«raitino' fViO rlav'c ri/iiiVtla! _ the field awaiting the day's double | round. By nightfall, they will have whittled each other down to a select 16. Stranahan, who got past a tough one when he beat Chuck Kocsis, Royal Oak, Mich., yesterday, 3 and 2, faced Del Walker of Long Beach, runner-up for the Southern California title last year. Ward, the tarheel from Tarboro, N.C. and the reigning British amateur champion, teed off against a Seattle golfer, Erv Parent. He beat Tim Holland, New York, 4 and 3 yesterday. Coe, the 1949 U. S. champion, from Oklahoma City, met Job Levinson of Niles, Mich. Coe be] ed out a fellow townsman, Russel Brown, 5 and 4. Two major upsets were registei ed late yesterday. The first came when Robert W Kuntz of Larchmont, N. Y., elim inated Joe Gagliardi of Mamaron eck, N. Y. Kuntz won, one up. The second came when Billy Jc Cleveland Boston Washington Chicago Philadelphia St. Louis . Detroit ....67 ...62 ..62 ...61 ..59 ...50 ...39 49 50 52 56 58 56 70 79 .573 .544 .525 .513 .513 GB 5% 7% 9 9 .331 30% is own on the strength of two-run homers p „ 7 ™ T w " e " ° V in the by rookie Vern Benson and Red^ atton °! M ° r gantor'• N. C., ende, t* was ^h^*;™,* the one-day joy of 18-year-old Ir; Schoendienst. PHILADELPHIA (ff) — When Detroit's Steve Souchock walloped a home run in Tuesday night's game against the A's, it was the fourth Straight game in which the Tiger outfielder had connected for the circuit. The major league record for consecutive game homers isj seven held jointly by Long George Kelly and Walker Cooper, both of the New York Giants. day joy of 18-year-old Gruber, Pottstown, Pa. Grube bowed to Billy Jo 3 and 2. In another match, Jerry Fehr Seattle, defeated Eugene P. Zus pann, Goodland, Kas., 2 .up. PITTSBURGH ffl — Robin Roberts, who became the first 1952 National League 20-game winner Tuesday night, is a man of few walks. The brilliant Philadelphia righthander, who did not issue a base on balls in going the route against the Bucs, has passed only 32 batsmen in 243 innings this sea- ing 6-5 decision to the Red Soxj in boston. Washington clung to fourth place edging out the St Louis Browns 2-1. The National League race tightened up appreciably as the Cincinnati Reds held the front-running Brooklyn Dodgers to a split ST. LOUIS (ffl — The Boston Braves no longer are a jinx team to Gerry Staley. The durable Cardinal hurler turned back Charley Grimm's club for the second time season last night. He had beat- in their doubleheader while the . en them only once against seven losses up to this year. WASHINGTON IB — The St. Louis Browns, who stranded 15 runners in Tuesday night's game against the Senators, now have 921 men ieft on base so far this season. The Chicago White Sox with New York Giants, St. Louis Car-i 938 top the American League in dinals and Phillies all won. j the LOB department The Reds won their first game of the year from Brooklyn in Cincinnati as they snapped a 3-3 tie in the eighth inning to take a 5-3 nightcap victory. The Brooks won the opener, 3-0. Hie Durocherless New York NEW YORK <#)—Yogi Berra's 25th home run in the fifth inning of Tuesday night's game against Chicago put the Yankee backstop only one behind the league-leader, Cleveland's Larry Doby. VFW Indians Meet St. Joseph Here Tonight This Week's Schedule Tonight—*St. Joseph at Leaven worth, 8:15. Thursday—*Leavenworth at St Joseph. Sunday—Turner at Leavenworth Next Wednesday—Start of Mo Kan playoffs. Note—*Denotes Mo-Kan league game. The local VFW Indians m e e the league leading St. Joseph team in a scheduled Mo-Kan tilt at Wad worth tonight at 8:15. Don "Red Huffman will do the hurling for the Indians with Tony Gorski doing the receiving. The VFW game with the 85th Regiment from Fort Riley was rained out Sunday. The soldiers on their trip through this area downed the Lawrence Hawks Saturday night by a score of 5 to 0 anc Sunday afternoon defeated th Federal Prison White Sox by , score of 6 to 2. Vie Wretz of the Tigers wil always remember his first day in the majors, Sept. 14, 1947. Tha day he hit for the cycle—homer triple, double, single. E YEARS HOW -A HEW HIGH IN AGE- 6 « OLD A NEW LOW IN PRICE Enjoy the luxury of smooth, 6 year old Belmont straight bourbon- at a price you'd pay for whiskies 2 years younger! "A little luxury is good for every man!" \ "Especially at this new down-to-earth price!" WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE Chicago at New York Rogovin (10-9) vs Sain (9-5) Cleveland at Boston Lemon (149) vs McDermott (7-7) Detroit at Philadelphia Wight (4-5) vs Fowler (1-2) St. Louis at Washington Byrne (6-12) vs Shea (9-G) TUESDAY'S RESULTS Boston 6 Cleveland 5 Philadelphia 4-6 Detroit 3-5 (twi- night) Chicago 3 New York 1 (night) Washington 2 St. Louis 1 (night) NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. GB Brooklyn New York . St. Louis .. Philadelphia Chicago Boston Cincinnati Pittsburgh ..... 74 ...... 68 ...... 68 ..62 ...... 58 ...... 49 ..... 50 ..... 35 38 45 49 53 60 65 68 86 6% .661 .602 .581 8% .539 13 .492 19 .430 26 .424 27 .289 43% WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE New York at Chicago Jansen (11-8) vs Minner (11-8) Brooklyn at Cincinnati Loes (116) vs Raffensberger (13-10) or Pod- bielan (0-2) Philadelphia at Pittsburgh Meyer (9-12) vs Hogue (1-4) Boston at St. Louis Burdette (56) vs Haddix (0-0) TUESDAY'S RESULTS New York 5-3 Chicago 0-1 Brooklyn 3-3 Cincinnati 0-5 (twi- night) Philadelphia 10 'Pittsburgh 5 (night) St. Louis 7 Boston 5 (night) Minor League Baseball By The Associated Press PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Hollywood 4 San Diego 0, 10 innings Portland 3 Los Angeles 0 Oakland 4 Seattle 3 Sacramento 4 San Francisco 3 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Indianapolis 6-1 St. Paul 1-2 Charleston 3 Kansas City 0 Milwaukee 5 Columbus 2 Louisville 13 Minneapolis 11 TEXAS LEAGUE Tulsa 3 San Antonio 2, 12 innings Shreveport 1 Fort Worth 0 Milwaukee Is Pulling Away From KG Blues By The Associated Press Milwaukee, with help from last- place Charleston, Tuesday night pried a 2% game gap over Kansas City—one of the biggest leads between the two hot American Association pennant contenders in more than a month. While the leading. Brewers trimmed Columbus 5-2, Charleston tripped the Blues 3-0. •Harry Grubb, veteran southpaw, handed Kansas City its second white-washing of the season with a brilliant four-hit performance. He did not issue a walk. It was the first time the Blues had been blanked since June 1. It marked their third straight loss and gave them a record of only six runs in their last five games. Third-place St. Paul and Indianapolis split a doubleheader. The tribe took the opener 6-1 with Sammy Amoros' inside-the-park homer spoiling Charley Sipple's shutout. The Saints captured the nightcap 2-1. In their battle for fourth place and the final playoff spot, Louisville outslugged Minneapolis 13-11 to take a one game edge. Wednesday's games: Columbus at Milwaukee Charleston at Kansas City Indianapolis at St. Paul Louisville at Minneapolis KU Backfield Coach In Lawrence Hospital LAWRENCE w — Cliff Kimsey, University of Kansas backfield coach, is in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital suffering from infectious hepatitis, a type of jaundice. The attending physician said the K. U. coach will be in the hospital for several weeks and will be inactive for four to six weeks. He will miss as much as a month of the football season which starts with practice drills Aug. 30. Fights Last By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES-Oscar Torres, 116, El Paso, outpointed Tommy Umeda, 117, Honolulu, 12. MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Marcel "Rocky" Brisebois, 148, Montreal, and John "Red" Defazio, 151, Bayonne, N. J., drew, 10. NEWARK, N. J.— Texas Gonzalez, 152^, East Orange, out- pointed Joe Tomasello, ISOVi, Matawan, N. J., 8. POTTSVILLE, Pa. —Harry Deputy, 142, Pottsville, knocked out Mickey Holmes, 140, New York, 1. Golf Caddies Vie For Scholarships COLUMBUS, 0. (B—Sixty - four lads who want to carve out an education with a set of sharp golf clubs lined up Wednesday for the first round of the 1952 PGA-Na- tional Caddie Golf Tournament. They'll be shooting for 55,000 in college scholarships in five rounds of match play over the rolling, water-cut fairways of Ohio State University's Scarlet course. The lucky 64, representing 18 states and Canada, play two 18-hole matches Wednesday and two jThursday. The four fortunate ones 'left for the semi - finals Friday battle over 36 holes for the right to play in the climax, the 36-hole final match Saturday. If there is a solid favorite to cop the first prize of a $1,500 four-year scholarship it's larruping Fred B Lawson of Tulsa, Okla., who paced;* the qualifying field Tuesday with a neat 71-77—148. The 17 - year - old sharpshooter from the southwest, less than four years from a beginner status, led the pack by three strokes, even though he sprayed tee shots all over the course. Future Champs Vie At Pebble Beach PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (SI — Future women golf champions of the country were writing another chapter Wednesday in the 1952 National Junior Girls Tournament at the picturesque Monterey Peninsula Country Club course. Little Anna Quast, a 14-year- old Everett, Wash., girl with one of the brightest outlooks in golf, matched shots with W-year-old defending champion Arlene Brooks of Pasadena in the feature match. Straight" hitting Miss Quast, who has been playing golf since she was 3%, is the youngest entry in the tournament. In Tuesday's first round she took the measure of highly favored Berridge Long of Huntington, W. Va., 3 and 2. Miss Long. J.5, is women's champion of her state. She was co- medalist here with a one-over-par 76. Fifteen-year-old Judy Bell, of Wi- Ponca City Keeps Pushing lola For KOM Pennant "^ By The Associated Press Tola may be a heavy favorite for the KOM pennant but Ponca City seems determined to continue fighting. The Dodgers took two of three games from the Indians in a series just concluded at Ponca City. And the Dodgers had to do it the hard way. chita, Kas., women's titieholder in that state and winner last week of the California junior crown, matched shots with Jeannette McIntosh, 17, of Cincinnati, Ohio. Miss Mclntosh, runnerup for thi« year's western junior honors, beat Mexico's women's champion, Margaret Smith of Guadalajara, 3 and 2. Miss Bell carded a two-under- par 36 for Tuesday's first nine and went on to defeat Linda Tarski, 14, Brentwood, Calif., 9 and 7. Two Topeka, Kas., youths wera among the 64 qualifiers in Tuesday's 36-hole qualifying rounds of the tournament. The K a n s a n s were Ronnie Young with a 77-83—160 and Dave Smith with a 82-80—162. 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