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Eureka, California
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Thursday, April 5, 1962
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Braves Win As Mathews Whacks 450-foot Home Run SIDELINE By DON TERBUSH -PRE-SEASON ALL-STAR TEAM Baseball, major- league brand, hasn't even left the cocoon yet this spring. But already one 1962 all-star team has been selected. It's the "Cardboard League". that is responsible for some 200 All-Stars before the first official "Play Bawl" has been bellowed. In the form of baseball trading cards, each big league star will appear on some four million cereal boxes. By the end of the season these stars will be the most -traded, most - traveled ballplayers in the world. If the player selection for this Cardboard League is any criteria, the two major leagues are evenly matched -- for the player roster includes 101 from the American League and 99 from the National. Of the 200 players, 62 are new to the "circuit" -making their trading card debuts. The N a t i o n a l League champion Cincinnati Reds have the biggest influx of newcomers to the cereal loop of any of the clubs with six "first-year" men. And the Pittsburgh Pirates list the largest number of holdovers of any club, with 12. The Reds in the National League and the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers of the American boast the largest representation -- 14 apiece in the pocket packets. For the statistical-minded, the player proportions reflect the make-up of the average major league club. Infielders predominate, with 71 guardians of the base- paths among the 200. There are 57 outfielders, 50 pitchers and 22 catchers. No surprise to anyone is the fact that 1961 individual leaders all made the cereal box All-Stars-- the American League home run king and most valuable player, Roger Maris of the Yanks; the Bronx Bombers' league-leading pitcher, Whitey Ford, and Detroit's league leader in batting, Norm Cash. All five of the NL leaders are on the boards, too -- the league's pitcher of the year, Joey Jay of the Reds, and league- leading pitcher Johnny Podres of the Dodgers; batting leader Roberto Clemente of the Pirates, home run slugger Orlando Cepeda of the Giants, and most valuable player Frank Robinson of the Reds. - But the cereal box selectors aren't infallible. Two players (at least) who won't be playing major league ball-- Ron Hansen, now performing for Uncle Sam, and Rocky Bridges, who has been given his unconditional release by the Angels. Nevertheless, the two are still expected to see action in the swap-and-drop circuit. And the action slump all spring. The 31-year-old All-Star third aseman, in fact, had been bating at a meager .216 clip with 10 home runs while the Braves vere playing their spring exhibi- Burdette Stars On Mound; Chicubs In Win Over Dodgers I!y JOE SARGIS United Press International Milwaukee Braves fans can stop worrying--Eddie Mathews is hii ting the ball again in bis accustomed style. Mathews, who can join Babe Ruth, Jimmy Foxx, Ted Williams, Mel Oil, Lou Gchrig and Stan Musial in baseball's 400-hnme run 'tab by hitting 30 more this sea. had been in a severe batting Pittsburgh 010 000 Olx-- 2 9 ion games in Florida. Then the team took off for a series, of games in Arizona before ipening the 1962 season, and Ma- hews immediately found his bat- sti Loscr _ Lchc w. ing eye in the desert air of the Moford combining to pitcli II] victory. Al Ft. Myers, Fla. Washington 000 000 000-- 0 Daniels, Kulyna (7) and Bright Vealc, LaMabe (7) and Burgess McFarlane (7). Winner -- Vcale Loser --Daniels. MR--Mazeroski. At Orlando, Fla. 3altimore 000 000 000-- 0 6 Minnesota 000 000 05x-- 5 li Barber, Lchew (8) and Trian does. Kralick, Stigman 18) a n c Battey, Zimmerman (81. Winner- Southwest. On Tuesday, he came iuL of the slump by banging two lomcrs and a double in three at- iats -- his first extra base blows T the spring. Giants Best Indians Just to prove that he finally- had ecovered that home run groove, Eddie thundered a 450-foot smash ver the right center field barriei it Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday to ace the Braves to a 9-2 win over he Boston Red Sox. Lee Maye also homered as the Graves jumped on rookie Harolc \olslad for six runs in the fifth nning. Lew Burdette, who may ;et the opening day assignmenl igainst the San Francisco Giants, lave up only two runs in a six- nnlng stint. The surprising Houston Colt 45s ontinued their fine spring hitting, reating their first Texas crowd t El Paso to a 21-hit barrage hat buried the Los Angeles Anels, 20-5. Ramon Mejias hit two lomers and drove in five runs to pad the parade. Norm Larker Jso homered while Don Buddii nd Johnny Weekly had three hits each. The Chicago Cubs, another team that has been wearing out the bal this spring, rallied for four runs . ...... _..... o , ._ .............. _ this league can be fast and rough -- one whole |; n ( ne ^^ i nn ing to nip the Los team may be flipped away in a matter of minutes. lAngeles Dodgers. 6-5. Four singles For that matter, any of the cardboard collectors | anc ] u, rcc wa iij S S p ar |j C( j the rally. with a big appetite or an educated wrist could end Rookie Kcn Hubbs and George up with an entire team of Roger Maris' or Orlando Allman hit early home runs, while Angeles horn- Cepedas'. Such a club would be worth a pile of corn-' Tommy Davis, Am flakes--say about enough to travel to the moon on | Lce W alls hit Los flakes--say foot. icrs. Del Norte Posts Double Victory Over Brookings 9 CRESCENT CITY -- Del Norte High's baseballers boosted their downed Oklahoma City.'lM. PCI Briefs By United Press ; International CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (UPD- The Tacoma Giants collected nine hits and seven runs in a big seventh inning Wednesday as they season record to 3-2 by takin; G-i and 8-0 victories over the visiting Brookings -Harbor High Bruins here Wednesday. Pitchers Gerald Bergquist. Chuck Beatty and Jim Melhoff combined their talents in the night-cap to twirl a one-hitter. Freshman Tim Derryberry was the winner in the opener. The Warriors scored two runs in the third inning of the opener,; and added four more in the sixth; frame. Jim Maready's triple andi blows. In the nightcap Del Norte pick-; ed up four runs in both the first and second innings. Wes McNeil's extra-base hit of the game. Del Norte "pitchers in both games struck out 16 while walking only four. PLAYER- pollard b.Mitler ... Phillips FIRST GAME BROOKINGS POS. AB R H LF 3 1 0 Lowe Dawson . Weeks . Payne Evcnson McNcely TOTALS .. .. DEL I PLAYER- Pos. Nations CF Miller, L. ... JB · Bergquist (p-5) I B Maready RF Beany c ?-Sehweikl . . . LF wicbke 1 B Pinter " McNeil i8 Derryberry MM) P PLAYER- Lewis ..... SECOND GAME BROOKINGS PW. AB R H b-Ruih Hale (3b-3 ... Nickel! e-Wclgo MeNcely . . . . Piiyno Hb-3) TOTALS PLAYER-Nation* ...... Miller Bcrgqulit d-Vunderpool t-Molholf Marcadv (IM1 BoBlty IP-31 Rump McNeil Pinter Gutllir TOTALS DEL NORTE Pos. AB R H Tacoma was behind 4-0 after six innings bul rallied for viciory. Ralph Alomar and Frank Riveria got five of the Giants' 18 hits. Paul Colaceechi was the winner, but got strong help from reliever Corky Johnson. SAN BERNARDINO, C a l i f . -- San Jose-Quad Cities scored eight times in the last two innings and downed Hawaii in a wild 12-9 battle Wednesday. The Islanders, who have had a rough spring, added two new Lee Pinter's double were the big players. They purchased shortstop Dick Barone from San Diego for an undisclosed sum and later got word that pitcher George Brunei had been assigned to the Hits 450-Foot Homer The San Francisco Giants and the Cleveland Indians struggled for three hours and 40 minutes before the Giants finally nipped the Indians, 18-17, in the wildest game of the spring. Matty Alou's singles with one out and the bases filled finally ended the game. The Giants collected 25 hits in all while a total of nine home runs were hit by both teams. The streaking St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 7-5, for their 16th victory in 24 games. The Pittsburgh Pirates closed out their spring stay at Fort Myers, Fla., with a 2-0 win over the Washington Senators. Jack Kralick and newcomer Dick Stigman collaborated on a six-hit shutout as the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Ori-: oles, 5-0. The New York Mets beat the Chicago While Sox for the third; time without a loss this spring, dml bucunu jimuigo. "to n*w*i-.» .3 . double in Ihe second was the only Banders by the M.hvaukee 6-4, veteran minor league pitchers Ray Daviault and Herb Rudolph. At Lakeland, Fla. New York (A) 001 100 000-- 2 3 Detroit 000 000 001-- 1 10 Coates, Sheldon (81 and How ard. Regan, R. Kline (9) anc Brown. Winner -- Coates. Loser Reagan. HR--Thresh, Howard. At Tampa, Fla. Kansas City 000 120 000-- 3 6 Cincinnati 000 000 001-- 1 8 Rakow and Sullivan. Jay, Henrj (9) and Edwards. Loser -- Jay HR-Sullivan. Al SI. Petersburg. Fla. Chicago (A) 201 001 000-- 4 4 New York(N) 000 212 lOx-- 6 13 Fisher, Zanni (6) and L o 11 a i Diviault. Moford (7) and Landrilh Coleman 15). Winner -- Daviault Loser --Zanni. HR--Mantilla. At Mesa, Ariz. Los Ang. (N) 020 110 001-- 5 9 Chicago (N) 100 000 104-- 6 7 Drysdale, Moeller (8), Willhite (9) and N. Sherry. Ellsworth, El ston (9) and Thacker, Taylor (9) Winner --Elston. Loser --Willhite HR-Hubbs, T. Davis, Carey, Alt man, Walls. At Scoltsdale, Ariz. 100 260 000- 9 14 200 000 000-- 2 10 Milwaukee Boston Burdetle, Cloninger (7), Fischer (9) and Crandall. Schwall, Kol slad (5), Muffett (8), Nichols (9 and Tillman. Winner --Burdette Loser -- Schwall. HR -- Maye, Mathews. At Clearwater, Fla. St. Louis Oil 120 110-- 7 12 1 Philadelphia 000 200 210-- 5 9 Broglio, Tolh (8), Anderson (9) and Sawatski, Schaffcr (7). Ma laffey, Ferrarese (5), Baldschun (8) and Dalrymple. Winner -Broglio. Loser --Mahaffey. HR-Gonzalez. At El Paso, Tex. Los Ang. (A) 001 031 000-- 5 8 3 Houston 722 300 51s--20 21 0 Belinsky, Donohue (21, James 6), Morgan (7) and Sadowski. 5iusti, Stone ( 7 ) and Smith. Winner --Giusti. Loser --Belinsky. HR -- Mejias 2, Giusti, S m i t h , Wagner, Larker. At Phoenix, Ariz. ( I I innings) Cleveland 010.151 800 10--17 21 1 San Fran. 540 050 200 11--18 25 0 J. Perry, Dailcy (1), Hamilton 5), Allen (7), Funk (7), Rudolph 11) and Romano, Chiti (5). San- ord, LcMay (7), Bolin (7) and Bailev. Winner --Bolin. Loser -- MESA, Ariz.: Willie Davis of Los Angeles Dodgers was called out when he tried to steal 2nd base in 7th| inning here Wednesday against the Chicago Cubs. Waiting to take the throw from Cubs' catcher Moe Thacker is Chicago's Elder White (SS) who made the tag. Cubs won, 6-5. (UP1 Telephoto) Junior Jacks In Over Forluna 9 Humbolclt State's Junior 'Jack: poured 17 runs across the plat* in five innings Wednesday after noon en roulc to a 17-0 shutou win over the Forluna Huskies. It was the collegians' eightl straight win and their ninth vie lory in 11 starts. Today they wen scheduled to take on the McKin eyville High nine. Leftfielder Gary Mayes drove in five runs with a double anc two singles. Ron Stammer, mean while fashioned a five-hitter over the five innings, walking none and striking out three. The 'Jacks scored five times in he first inning, eight times in the Fourth frame and four more limes in the last stanza. Reserve pitcher Brian Konncrs man was the loser. It was his fi appearance of the season. JUNIOR JACKS PLAYER-- Pos. AB R H mor ,. West (3b-5) .. Mayes McGinnlss .. i.McGrew . . . TOTALS . 'LAYER-- itonc -Elgec Hyman i-Lake Rolland "crguson .... scnharl -Franklin ..'. -Murphy . . . TOTALS . CF 3 3 t 0 1 RF 3 2 1 0 0 ... . 54 17 10 15 FORTUNA PCS. AB R K PO 2 0 0 1 1 1 19 .a--Relieved Konnersman in 41h .b-went to right field in 41fi c--Caught in 5th d-Replaced Travis in 5th e--Singled for Franklin in Sth I--Grounded out for Stone in 5th g--Went to center in Sth J. JACKS 500 84--17 10 1 FORTUNA 000 DO--0 5 5 RBI: Sousa (2), West (1), Mayes (i), McGinnlE (2); 2B: West, Minor; 38: Mayes, McGinnis; HR: Sousa; LOB: JJ 4), FO (4);SB: Sousa, Snapp, Tlmmons; IP: Ferguson. Stone, Rolland; Sousa, nappr Timmons; BB: Konncrsman (7), 'ranklin (l); SO: Konnersman (3), Stam- icr (3), Franklin (J); WP: Stammer; ,P: Konnersman [0-D; U: Taylor, Orr; corer: O'Dcll; Time of Game: IMS. Cleveland PHOENIX, Ariz. UPD -- I rained basehits here Wcdncsda; as the San Francisco Giantb nipped Cleveland in a madcaj 18-17 exhibition tussle thai wen II innings. The Giants blew leads of 9- and 14-7 and victory until did not earn the little Matly Alou rapped a sharp single to left fielt with the bags jammed to end the 3 hours and 40 minute affair. Forty five basehits were re corded, with the Giants account ing for 25 of them. The Giant barrage included five homers, seven doubles and one triple. Charlie Killer had three hits, while two was more or less par for the course with Harvey Kuenn, Willie Mays, Manny Mota, Orlando Cepeda, Felipe Alou, Bol: Perry. Ed Bailey, Jose Pagan ant Ferrell Bowman all collecting couple hits. The homers were hit by Cepeda, Mays, Perry, Mota anc Jimmy Davenport. Despite the huge hit totals, one Giant pitcher gave a good account of himself. Celts, Warriors BOSTON (UPD - A Climactic 19lh chapter will be written tonight in the 1961-62 saga of the wo best big men in professiona askethal! history, Will Chamber- ain and Bill Russell. When the pair clash in a sold- out Boston Garden, it will mark heir seventh meeting in the current playoff series and the 19th ime they have clashed this season. The Chamberlain-led Philadelphia Warriors, who originally vere 4-1 underdogs, have battled SPORTS HUMBULDT STVUVOARUThursday, April 5. 1962, P. 23 Indians Gun For First Place Finish This Year Drysdale Is r f Hurl Opener TUCSON. Ariz. (UP1) - Don Drysdale, for the first time since the team moved to the West Coast, -.till not be pitching the season opener For the Los Angeles Dodgers--but it doesn't seem to be bothering the often moody hurler. Although manager Walt Alston said that cither.of the Dodgers' .\vo prize lefthanders, Johnny Podres or Sandy Koufax, would ;ain the honor of pitching the 'Irsl game in Chavez Ravine igainst Cincinnati Tuesday, Drysdale went out. and threw three-hit )all for seven innings Wednesday. However, a couple of rookies :hat replaced Drysdple in the last :wo innings couidn't continue the sharp work and the Chicago Cubs scored four runs in the ninth in- ling to edge Los Angeles, 6-5, at Mesa, Ariz. It was the fourth straight loss for Los Angeles by a single run, and all have come in the ninth inning. But it doesn't bother the ;eam too much since their fronl- ine pitchers have been removed From the game by the time the opposition finally gets rolling. It was that way Wednesday as Drysdale pitched seven complete innings, struck out two and allowed only a pair of runs--both homers. Then rookie Joe Moeller came in and retired the Cubs in order in the eighth. But after Moeller walked Chicago's leadoff batter in ihc ninth he had to come out of the game because of shoulder stiffness. TUCSON, Ariz. (UPD - You can tell most of the Cleveland Indian without a scorecard, but jus where they will be playing thi: season is a different matter. stric from folksy Jim Dykes on the final day of tile disappointing 1961 season las numerous combinations with which to work the old "who's on "irst?" routine. One thing is certain -- at Icasl For Mel McGaha, the manager who took over in the mind of McGaha. The Tribe is entering the 1962 campaign with the idea of beating out th New York Yankees for the per nant. "Last year is forgotten!" McGaha snaps when reminded that Cleveland finished fifth, 3014 games behind New York and dii not win a game in Yankee Stadium. "This is 1962. We're going ifter first place. It defeats youi mrpose when you think any dif- "erenlly." McGalia Provides Fire The Tribe apparently needs nore fire at the top and McGaha can provide it. Attendance is sag- ,ing and sideline challer is that t would have been even worse ast year without dynamic Jim 'iersall in center field. Now he has been traded lo Vashington while Johnny Temple, he second baseman, was dealt to Baltimore, and Vic Power the irsl baseman, to Minnesota. Left iclder Tito Francona -- who figures to become the first baseman igain in the mixmaster setup-las said that Cleveland should not Braves. Meanwhile, manager Irv Noren commenled lhal submarine-loss- ing Dave Reed is pitching as "good as anyone J've got" and has a solid chance of sticking with the club. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (UPD --Rac Slider singled home the winning run with two down in Ihe ninth inning Wednesday to help 3 ortland nip Vancouver, 5-4. Both teams now have 8-3 records in exhibition action, although .he Mounties are 1-2 against Triple A caliber foes. Sandy Valdespino had Ihree hils for the Mounties and scored a .rio of runs. TAMPA, Fla. (UPD--Syracuse committed six errors but 'Still rolled to a 4-2 win over San Diego Wednesday. John Tsitouris of San Diego pitched shutoul ball for five innings before giving way lo reliever Gale Percgin, who took the loss. The Pads handed pitcher Don Cross an outright release. He has a sore arm. VKHO BRACII, Fla. (UPI1- Omiihti of the American Association took ndvanljigc of five Spokane errors lo march lo a 12-4 viciory Wednesday. Four bobbles opened the door for a seven-run Omaha burst in the eighth which overcame a 4-2 Indian lead. Nalc Oliver liil two singles and drove in (wo runs for Ihe losers. SAN FRANCISCO: 4!)ors' f o o t b a l l e r s Monte Stickles (L) and Lou Cordilconc (R) obey his every wish as nationally known wrestler Ben Sharpe (C) and "King Twister", approves his salad as served by paving off a bet because they lost a twisting contest to Ben recently. Overseeing the operation are Mitch Buich (2nd, L) who hosted the trio at his restaurant and Gene (Bat Masterson) Barry, headlining as a his equally husky waiters. The football stars were j soup; and dance man at a local hold here. 1 (UN Tclrp/iofo) he champion Boston Celtics right o the wire in the Eastern Divi- of Ihe National Basketball de l' cnd on a Piersall for its at \ssociation. [tendance. "We're going fo be pennant con- li'llders and lilat should bring out I the crowds" Tito declared. The club also could use another [Bob Feller to build up the gate ind left-hander Sam McDowell eventually may be it. A fast-bailer \\hose curve still needs work, Mc- Dimell compiled a 13-10 mark for 1 isl place Salt Lake City in 1961. Bin conter field? ''ruler No I'roblem "\\V aren't worried about it!" McGaha says. "There is Ty Cline. \ery fast, and Don Dillard and Chuck Essegian ready to play it, or Woody Meld, our shortstop, who t a m e into the majors as a center fielder. If Cline makes good, and he balled .230 al Salt Lake last year. Francona may slay on in left field and Willie Kirkland in right. The infield also would be set if Jerry Kindall, which (lie Indians obtained from the Chicago Cubs exchange for pitcher Bobby Locke, played up to expectations. That would give McGaha a near veteran arrangement with Buhba Phillips al third, Held at shorl and converted caleher Gene Green at first. If Green doesn't work out, then Francona will play firsl and Esscgian will take his spol in lefl field. But a whirl of the dials conic even dispatch Phillips to center, and put Mike DC La lloz at third. The Indians seem in good IHV hind Ihe pink w i t h steady John Romano backed by Harry Chit and the movable Green. McDowell Hot Rookie McDowell is Ihe hoi rookie o the crop. Cleveland needs a lefl handed pitcher and some pundit claim that lack of southpaw hur ing was what ruined the Indian in Yankee Sladium. Discounting McDowell who may )e back in the minors anyway fo more seasoning McGaha has : 'big four" consisting of right [landers. They could be lead by Dick Don ovan, who was 10-10 with fcebl Washington last year and pacec the Amcricn League wilh ai earned run average of 2.40. Dono van was acquired in Ihe deal lha sent Piersall lo the Senators. 0 the staff could be led by Pcdn Ramos (11-20) picked up a coupli of days ago from Minnesota in exchange for Power. The rest of the key hurlers an Barry Lalman (13-5), Jim Perry (10-17), Gary Bell (12-16) plus re lieve Frank Funk (11-11). Could Be Bell's Year Pitching Coach Mel Harder hab said t h a t ' t h i s could be the yeai r or Bell, a hurler of much poten :ial, lo gain some malurity lha could make him arrive. The fiery Temple was Iradcc ) Baltimore f o r pitcher An vay who might beef up the bull en, and utilityman Buddy Bar er. Kindall, Temple's replacement ; sharp defensively bul comes nlo the American League with a 242 baiting average. McGaha Mints out, however, that Kindal ed the National League's seconc laseman in slugging percentage. Incidentally, Kindall also can )lay shortstop and first base. List Pairings For od Spring St. Mary's Nails Down Church Loop Basketball Crown Their league championship already clinched, St. Mary's cag- ers take on Church of Christ tonight in an Arcata Church loop game starting at 7:20 o'clock. Oilier games feature First Baptist vs. Methodists, 6:30 o'clock; LDS vs. Faith Lutheran, 8:10 o'clock; CYO vs. Fieldbrook, 9:00 o'clock. St. Mary's dumped LDS 49-21 and Church of Christ was upset by First Baptist 22-12 in the latest games. The results clinched SI. Mary's the crown, with a 12-0 record. SCORING SUMMARIES FIRST BAPTIST -- Olson, 9; Perry, 1; Odle, 0; Schmidttnan. Cochran, 3; Rush, 1; Cross, 8; 0 - 2 2 . CHURCH OF CHRIST-Cauley, ; Mutton, 5; Cottrcll, 0: T. Buck, J; R. Buck, 4; Collver, 0 -- 12. ST. MARY'S _ Eudaily. 8; Ayers, 13; Schultz. 4; Stewart, 7; Marcella, 17 -- 49. LATTER DAY SAINTS - Hall, 6: Snapp, 12; Jarvis, 1; Dolf, 2; Dixon, 0; Twilliger, 0 -- 21. FAITH LUTHERAN -- Rueche, ; Pellatz, 2; Hanks, 4; Stayton, ; Bunkey, 2; Grow, 0 -- 18. CYO -- Eastham, 2: Pasquini, ; Ghilarducci, 0; Biaocchio, 0; I. Stewart, 2; T. Stewart, 2 -- 8. FIELDBROOK PliESBYTERI. .N -- Box, H; B. Christie, 17; :. Christie. 2; Mason, 0; Heldt, : Eller, 8 - 47. ARCATA METHODIST--Adams, ; Waits, 17; Gil-ary, 8; Pickett, ; Jorgcson. 2 -- 29. STANDINGS W I. Pet. GB 12 0 1.000 -9 3 .750 9 3 .750 5 7 .417 .417 .250 .250 2 10 3 3 7 7 9 9 .167 10 Pipers 'Aiive' In ABL Playoffs CLKVELAND U P I t The Pairings for the first round of '· Mary's the annual Baywood Golf Club Kirst ""litis! S p r i n g Handicap Tournament llllreh " f chrisl iiave been announced by club pro- fcssionrii Alex Weber. Methodists Nearly 80 golfers are entered CYO ind will play their first rounds Failh I - 11(llcr:1 " by April 11. Defending champion Laltcr " ay Snlnls of the tournament is Emerv Mitchell. Pairings arc as follows. The tourney will be match play. CHAMPIONSHIP" FLIGHT 's. Kovacovkh; Pctmnn vv Claque; Zook vs. Gunlhrr; Stanley vs C i :hcll; EmmiTion vs. Wright, DavislUCVeland Pipers arc Still alive ill Ptrry,- Alien v s .j m( , ,\ mcr j c . nn Tjnsketball League playoffs--and they owe it all to Dick Barnett. The former Tennessee stale star tallied 36 points and dropped in the winning basket as the Pipers downed Ihe Kansas City Steers. 110-114. Wednesday night to oil Iheir deficit in the bcsl-of- five championship series to 2-1. The Steers, who won the first two games in a gallop and had hoped lo complete a sweep of (he series, opened a 59-36 lialflime lead but they couldn't halt the i i f i r c d - u p Pipers in the second ' l h a l f . ·s. Johnston E. MilcheH. SECOND FLIGHT . vs. McLccn; Ointrell vs. G. Cooper; C, Crawford vs. Hetlbcro; Spier- Proston; Fcuerwerker vs Sterling; a. Alien vs. Only; H. Cooper vs J. Ivcy; Chetkovlrh vs. BalMro. S. MIHor FOURTH FLIGHT rson; Demi vs. Slakes E. Anderson vs. G. Prte ; M.uKlns vs. Bishop; O'Neill vs. Gustntson; Slrombcrq i. Ctirlstrnspn; Lucich vs. Cissi Moc vs. Park. SIXTH FLIGHT V. E. Hunt vs. Jarvls; LoM vs. Wfllih; R. Ptrrv vs. March!; MMhpr vs. Barnes; Henderson vj White; Muffla vs. Dusv an; C. Jones vs. Pcndleloni Franceschl i. Chapman. EIGHTH FLIGHT Hflfville vs. D.wK; Me G aim he V vs Irhhln*; C. L, WtLftln v Dillon vs. GrfltMMi, Ihom ,-latl vs. J. Crtflrr; Urlng iRfiilcr - Hyr,

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