Independent from Long Beach, California on March 30, 1963 · Page 11
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 11

Long Beach, California
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Saturday, March 30, 1963
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·M By DENNIS PUTNAM 3r ;.* ',L x-: ; V^ iy * A 1 la'Wednesday's game, the' Gulls'win be forced to ' i; ' 'Never before has' the expression "do' or .die" been 1 *' lay low as far as their usual hard-hitting tactics are coo-' ; - put to"tetter use than it win tonight when the Long Beach ';. cerned^Although suspensions for three Long Beach players, 1 -; Coach Doug Bcntley's regular-season champions lost the first game of the best-two-of-three playoffs Wednes- ·: day at, Bakersfield and now are threatened with.annihila- '" tion in only the second game.''-* -, .-' /* - ' ~''.'.··..'' * '··"^·'A'victory tonight would force a r thjrd and deciding . . game Monday.-A loss, however,'would give' the Gulls aa ;' early but unwelcome vacation. -. / *i;'"J^ i * . " , " ' ' . ; · ·'. Bentley, far from pleased with his chib's'performance" ! - In the last few games, held a lengthy workout Friday and ·' bis'confirmed rumors that he win abandon his brief re' tirement from tie ice and win be in uniform tonight- 'which could mean the loss of the'game. That means the end'of theGuns5 ;; ^^;'--5/v : ;.-,.j^ .,; y,-·...,%.:.. . . _ ; , « -.; r Joe Morneau,' one of Long Beach's finest forwards but also "the league-leader ia penalty'minutes, has been assigned to" defense pftii jhmgf cod down. / / - J " ,. *.*t^' . ; '"it'll Long Beach'gets'past Bakersfield,-the,Gulls still 'must face the winner of the Burbank-Torrance'»*TMfm»l' in a best three-of-five series for tle'champioaship." · '- ^* -_·'· Burbank took the', first game by "a convincing 10-2 count Thursday.- The teams play again Sunday at the Olympic Ice Arena. Face-off for that game is 4:30 GULL'S MORiXEAU SPEEDS FOR GOAL This is the type of action you can see tonight -when Long Beach and Bakersfield battle in CHL · playoff game in L.B. Arena. Here Joe Momeau of Gulls (center) carries puck past Bakersfield]s John Kenny (right) to an eventual goal in game_" played here earlier this year. ; " " ; Dees, Davis in Angel Shakeiip By ROSS NEWHAN : _- fc r-r v PALM SPRINGS--Although Needless to say] Dees dbes'« . general manager Fred Haneytfew other things wen besides used the term "sold," the run. Angels Friday traded Jacke Manager Bill Rigney took Davis to San Francisco for joUce in the fact that Dees Charlie Jees. Before Charlie bod a rf«nr» to" call .wife Corene in Chicago,'however, he was informed that it would be the win be only a trans-oceanic phone can away. , "I am happy to have a player of CharEe's caliber in the organization,'' said Rigney. hula .he'd be teaming this | jave a feeling that weH be summer instead of bow to giving him a call before the drive the freeways. .The', Davis-for-Dees swap wa s _ reported by the Independ- ent'several days ago. This is the Dees and data as ex- the. terms of the , CHARLIE DEES Now an Islander summer is too far along." After dropping a 2-1 ded- sioa to Cleveland, Honey also announced that pitchers Bob Leopold and Ed Thomas have pfaiaed by Haney: "fonowing been returned to the Islanders. Both hurlers been purchase. Dees was retnraedJdrilEng with the Angels while to EJ Paso and in return the under contract to Hawaii. FJ Paso'chih sold him to our Hawaii" club training at FuEer- toi'.We have sold Davis to the':Giants' Tacoma farm "WHILE DEES was batting 375,'] driving in eight runs, hitting;two homers, swiping two bases, and playing spotless baseball at first base and ia the. outfield, the behind- thevscenes actions involving the, 27-year-old rookie were fast as'vigorous. I The Giants wanted $35,000 for Dees. Although he had banked some $45,000 the previous week on the sales of Ryne Daren and Leo Burke, Haney thought the sum too great'.This despite the fact Dees has been the outstanding rookie in the spring camp and bis speed is sorely needed I The cut left 30 players in camp,'three' above the open- cng-day limit Including con- roster pitchers s«m Jones and Art Fowler, there are 15 pitchers, eight infielders, four outfielders and three catchers. * * UPON THE death of his brother Clarence, 55, Friday, Fowler returned to his Converse, South Carolina, home and win rejoin the Angels late next week. Haney indicated Fowler will be given a contract at that time. , "WeTl probably open the season with 13 pitchers and seven infielders," ' revealed Rigney. "I don't know what win happen 30 days later when we have to be down to 24.' SPEED SHOW AT HOCKEY TILTTON1GHT Speed skaters win compete ia five races daring Intermission at tonight's California Hockey League playoff ·· contest' between Long Beach and: Bakersfield at the Arena here. · Three Olympic Games tfam members. Jack and B01 Disney and,Stan Fan, win compete against John Keith, Bob Olson and Bfll Noyes ia a 440-yard dash. Youngsters representing Glacier Fans, DeMorra, Royal Blades and Pickwick Speed Skating dubs also win compete. - Lift Perider J NEW YORK (UPI) P- New York State Friday took away Paul ; Fender's middleweighl .boring title for a second t""» land gave it to Dick* Tiger-- '!·** Ttnn fi mm** j. t-1 j-j n j_w r ised to start .. Haney's r fieH manager has roostanUy spoke oa the importance of a pinch runner. It wfll break Rigne/s heart Iwt, Fender's attorney to trim to 10 pitchers. He used 507 hurlers last season which is a slightly higher fig(Continued Page B-(. CoL 3) LlSTON DOING MUCH BETTER V. .KEFATJVER *WASHI\GTO.V (UPI)-- Sen. Estes Kefanver, D-Teno, said Friday he is convinced heavyweight champion Sonny Ustoo has "gotten rid of the tentacles of the underworld" and b "dots* much' better" under new masagemect · ·'' . Kefauver, ; chairman of the Senate Antitrust and Monopoly Subcommittee, made the statement after he and Lbton talked for 15 infantes ia the Senator's office.' · It was the first meeting of the two since Uston testified two years ago about bis underworld links and Us crimiffil record durlcj an Earestfttloa of boxfeg by Kefasver*s subcommittee. ·.'? ' . - .£.- -.., '-?·'.${£..'*..· f.,. t, S listen, who also vUittd vice president Lyndon B. Jobnson Friday, told reporters be generally favored a bffl by, Kefaorer ,to pet profesiional boiing coder a federal ' ' " . ·; i However; Liston said, H would depend'on getfog the right man for ccnsmlssSoner-- someone who knew boxing and onderrtood rfnj problems. ' *. \ ' ' two" of Sports Card -Lor, !»* Jr. cfcaratarfiia. Count? OA. n - ttmt -tumea Br«f KJCBt-Un Crx UTS. IJi Badgered^ Celts Rip ' - · ';·/.'*. L Cincinnati CINCINNATI '/· CUP!)--The Boston Celtics, badgered bj the flred-izp Royals/ fnall exploded for 71 points in th second half of their game Friday night to defeat Cin cinnatl, 125-102, and tie the ^astern Division Nationa Basketball Association final playoffs at one victory each. A record Royal crowd 11,102 watched the Cincinnati Gardens. With the Royals only four points back. 75-71, rear th aid of the third quarter, Boson suddenly cut loose on shooting binge that outscorec Cincinnati, 35-14, over the next 10 minutes to put th same away at 110-S5 wi 40 remaining. T- · · · .· CINCINNATI coach Char ley Wolf threw in the tow at this point and withdre his tired star, Oscar Robert son. . Robertson, held to on Four points in the first qua ter, had led the Royals to 56-54 halftone lead with I points before intermission. on ATLANTA CR -- Georgia's|Atianta insurance salesman, p Investigative* officer saM d* 1 ^ oy. attempt to frame riday a state lie detector ;t indicated George P. Burett has told the trull, about allegedly overhearing a tele- conversation |fav-p«i to ootban-fix "charges.;'- \ Burnett was'glvea a polygraph test by Ma J. B. G. Rags- ale, 'chief of the" Georgia Sufeaii; of. Investigation.' as art of a state probe of Satur* ay Evening" Post allegations. . was the second such test umett has submitted to. In its March 23 issue, the ost said Burnett" accidental- y overheard .Wallace Butts, jnner Georgia athletic director, give Georgia's football ecrets to coach Paul Bear iryant of Alabama-about a week before the' 1962 game which Alabama won 35-0. :utts and Bryant have denied ie charges. , · · . · * AS BURNETT'took the lie est. Butts and his attorney's met with Atty. Gen." Eugene Cook. Butts told newsmen he never .hid been g connected with gambling interests. In another developmen ixk said he would not ap- iMr before an Alabama legis- ative committee which has tarted aa investigation of the Post allegations. It is the opinion of the examiner that · George Price Jurnett was truthful ia his answers," Ragsdale reported to Cook who had asked Burnett to take the test · Ragsdale said Burnett ta ckmail Butts or Byrant. iurnett has said he took notes of information Butts allegedly was giving to Bryant '.The Post said Butts; and iryant were-in collusion,to rig the Sept' 22 game. The magarfne said Burnett heard Jutts giving detailed informa- ion about Georgia plays and players. .-',·' ,': ' " ': ' Among questions ' which lagsdale said he asked Burnett and the answers: " / "Did you tell the complete ruth during our Interview." "Yes." / "Did you make the notes we discussed while Butts and Bryant were talking on' the ^WALLY BUTTS ^ Back Against Wall? telephone" / - " ' 'Yes.' "Are you trying to frame Wally ..'Butts and B e a r Bryant?" ' "No." r .-"Did anyone assist you in preparing the .notations you made?" · · · "NoT- . " : . : · · ' . : ' · - " . "Was Wally Butts'^ and Bear Bryant's telephone conversation a discussion of SEC rules?" "No." "Did you ever pick up acy football notes left by Wally Butts in the Foundation Life Office (where Burnett works) or any other place?'* "No.". "Do you know if anyone else overheard the conversation which you overheard between WaBy Butts and Bear (Continued Page B-4, CoL 2) Blades Blitzed by Seals By AL LARSON The Blades and San Fran Cisco clash tonight at the Cow Palace in the final dress rehearsal for the Western Hockey League p l a y o f f s which begin Monday night at he LA. Sports Arena. Southand TV viewers caa take a ·/-I ''·:'.·/· :r. iTV Goes 9 in i?; jeek tonight starting at 8 o'clock on channel 11. But Friday night's game, the Blades* last regularly 23-year-old lefthander has UBGaExtends Win Skein, 6-3 By KEN PIVERNETZ When opportunity knocked Friday, Long Beach City College was able to take advantage of it and, as a result the Vikings today are stQl undefeated in Metropolitan Conference baseball competi- tioa with an 8-0 record.- ' The Norsemen didn't have aa earned run to tTiffr credit * By GEORGE LEDERER V' . ·*"; '---":- -- '$$'**!*/* *!-: ERO BEACH, FlaADoo jiU; Ory^le; became ,f,nme-ln- i f ' , - ning'phchtr Friday while' tie · * '.. Qodgers .'clobbered I: Kansas ··.-· Oty.- J2-1; rbuf J thit IhapRT l| ' of events took a Jack t j ^ seat to a "miser league'camp · ~ game' at Dodgertown.'^"''..' The^camp game was minor [eaguTsave for three' ingred- the:y parties '-] Involved, v" are listed not necessarily in the order'of importance:'- Pete j* Richert, Johnny Podres and *· a slew of Dodger sleuths.-^ i Sparse as it was, the Vero *! B e a c h audience contained ·! enough brass to wire" Dodger 1; Stadium. (And this wouldn't · be a bad idea. " R i c h e r t -J sound; reserve uniform," the -^ message might say.) · " ^ *' ., _r » . . » ' » :· ' " . '·. "\ DODGER b r a s s included -; president Walter,; O"MaIIey, t^ vice presidents Burzie Bavasi 7! and Fresco Thompson, coach ·', Pete Reiser and farm man- .»; ager Clay Bryant each casting a' critical and gleaming eye in Richert's direction. ,' P i t c h i n g for Spokane, Richert worked a smooth five innings in which he dispensed but two singles, one a bloop, the other a scratch grounder. Podres, his adversary for * Salem, allowed three hits and ·* one run during a similar I*' stretch. . ;»; Bavasi, who has been re^ -I; luctant to make a deal of "'' any kind, came away con- J» vinced that he must make a move by April 5. the day t j , Richert win be counted oa *.S the Do-Iger roster. ;- JJ; Richert who made Ft Ord »t his winter residency by re- .» » quest, reported to'camp, a ;* week ago and was given two ; 1 : weeks to make the club. The scheduled contest, could be abeled anything but a ladies' tea. Trailing 2-0 after the first period, the Seals rifled in five niccessive goals to lash LA. 5-2, before 6352 shocked hroughout resembled the 'amed movie versica of "On the Waterfront" clubs uncorked as their both best made it ia one. Had Richert been sound during an of his rookie season, there would have been no need'for a playoff." As it was, Richert won five, lost four and compiled a 3£9 ERA, although he was side- THE B O D Y c h e c k i n g lined from May 12 through 1 * * _.» A «.'LlAS « V. V A f m * _ ' . "* ' Aug. 4 because of. a torn muscle in his left elbow. * · · · .WHEN RICHERT did rei turn, he won four of his six ** decisions, including a four- hit, no-walk complete" gains '.' but still to take a i 510-B · 13 T«tl!l 3IJO.]fara? . 9 I* M |W423 Royals Owners BUFFALO, N.Y. tW--Mfl- caterer Louis M. inter CM »c the Cincinnati Royals of the National Basketball Association. · 6-3 decision from Santa Monica as Jim Parks won his fifth game against no defeats, though he needed help from Mike O'Connor in the ninth. · · » · · ·' ' PARKS WAS a far cry from the pitcher that shut out Cerritos a week .ago. as he walked seven, uncorked two wild pitches'and hit a batter. But he "stfll managed to come through the majority of the way. Corsair mistakes paved the a[way for all of Long Beach's rims. ' . Parks doubled home two runs in the second after John * * * Postpone Spikefest Long Beach City College's track meet at Cerritos Fri- 'day was "postponed ontfl next Tuesday doe to wet grounds. The .Vikings offered to stage on their track, but the" offer was turned down by the, Falcons. ' '. Gonsalves had singled and John Shaw was safe on an error. Gary K o r s m e i e r brought Parks home with a single and it was 3-0, LBCC. A t h r o w i n g error accounted for two more Vike runs in the sixth after Frank Smith tripled to lead off the round. A wQd pitch and two e r r o r s brought Don Keel home with the last Long Beach run in the seventh. Parks' wfldness led to an of.the Corsair run* and he only had one easy inning when he didn't have men oa base. The two teams go to Santa Monica today for a 12-noon doubleheader. Steve Sunderman and Joe Stacker are the probable pitchers, for Beach. slams in the next to the last game of the season. Tied 2-2 going into' the final period, the Seals ex-lover Pittsburgh'on" Sept . ploded for three goals to ( ihat victory preserved the push their season series edge'Dodgers" half-game lead over over the Blades to 9-5-1. ~ Lynn Haley, Nick Mickoski and Danny Belisle applied the coup de grace wtth their survive the fourth inning in jghtning-Eke goals ia a pe- -- - . - riod of five minutes, 50 seconds. LA, WHICH had won its last four contests in a row. the Giants, but took too much out of Richert's stHl tender arm. He failed to any of his last three starts. 'My ana is 100 per cent now," Richert was able to report with pride and confidence Friday. "This is the greatest. start Fve ever had. when Mackell rammed in a LB. State opened op in ' sensational 'rheyVe let me work out my fashion as Bob S o l i n g e r scored with the game only 3Q.(Co°tTM!ed Page B-4. Col 4) seconds old. Taking a perfect pass from Flemming llackeU, Solinger cut in front of the Seals' goal, and w h e n it looked like he had apparently skated past the point of getting off a shot he used a fancy behind-the-bacfc slap shot to catch Jim McLeod completely by surprise. The Blades made it 2-0 Vie Today rert 01 _ f» i ook - 1* 1 ftnTMTj 1 romr _ I I ! Oromr _ I I ( . CM nr Pn»tn. ami a» WF-Prcctt. Hoc*, Pvu X. t- Long Beach State's varsity crew hopes to repeat last Page B-3, CoL 2)! year's stunning win over California on the Oakland Estuary today. Action begins at 10 aja. · ' ; Although most attention probably wffl be centered on the rivalry between the long- ORTIZ HEAVY PICK TONIGHT SAN JUA.V, P.R. ., .. Confident Carlos Ortiz is a 3-1 favorite to retaia his w o r l d lightweight title ·y*yn$t th* challenge of C u b a n contender » Doug Vaniant la Hiram Bithora Stadium tonight . This Is the second defense for the 26-year-old New Yorker who was bora ia Puerto Rico aad came to the United States when be was cine years old. Huge College Spikefest Today By JOHN DKON Track and field - spreads over a wide Southland front today. . - ^Sports on Radio-TV; Anon n. C«n. USC and Occidental duel ia are entered. the" L. A. CoRseun at 2 p m , more competition this time from San Diego State, Pep- 1 perdine, Redlands and Whittier ia the large school dhrt- rioa. Twenty-three schools Babka and Jay S2vester Join another pair of the workTi best. Bob Humphreys and Parry OTBriea, in th« platter Long Beach State defends its har e record-possible fieHi Southern CaEfomia ReUysiSaata Barbara, where' 1,300 ,1V"- championship. at daremont- --MaM (« noonX and UCLA Southern athletes compete, preps at 9 aa, others at 1 pjn. Former record holders Rinkfexcept in the broad jump. The discus aad pofc vault event Their goal--Al Oer- !Tte ra « «en to rault 16 drridual en, « Barbara. USC IS aa oddj-oo choice over Occidental, but the ia- is-pfck at Santa Tork, and more recent 16. i . . - - footers C. K. Yang and Ron The 49ers were easy win- Morris wfll be aiming at the last year, but expect newest record height of 16-3. The competition figures to torrid, and the gladiators are so talented,' that every meet record may be sbotput and discni Meet records: established Golden Bears and ; ·· the brash newcomer 49ers, "j^j eights froza Oregon State and « j Orange Coast also win be " t racing. . . ' . . '. \\ LBSC freshman and junior ·: varsity., crews, in_ 'addition, * win make the trip north. ".' · · _ · . « ' :' . "t -':.' LONG BEACH'S threV length victory last year over i Cal, then two-time defending j! national. champion, rocked the crew world. :-·;' .--.'· J Coach B01 Lockyer's ret- 1 eran varsity served notice «! that it is ready for'another * contest with Cat by taking a £ five-length victory fa. the J Long Beach Regatta's feature -, 2^00-nieter race last Satnr- ^ day- - - I ', The 49ers took aa early « lead and finished a · the * eased-up time 'of 3i8 to 1 beat Loyola, San Diego and i 'USC fa that order. . · ; ' · " : -- I Except for newcomer A! ^ Hively at ccct-n, the LBSC J varsity U the 'same'.one which beat the Bears" last C year. From bow to stroke it * has Pha Bryjon, Don Tnritt. "J Tom McKibboa, Dick Neel. Chris Smith,- Austin Pruht jBin Tot ten and Ed Grabun.' · 3

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