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UPI Board Predicts Yankees, Dodgers To Capture Pennants Scribe Selecfs Sir Gay/ord In Derby I!y OSCAR FRALEV I'niteii Press International FORT LAUDERDALE, Fia. i UPI i -- Fearless Fraley's fare well reflections at the end of Florida safari: Sir Gaylord will win the Ken- lucky Derby if his ankle heals in time for a couple of warmup races. 1 know a guy who thinks it's prcnt unf: to slip a baby alligator in your swimming pool. And he considers one under three feel a "baby." One "friend" is out to get even w i t h a barracuda, live. Freddie Ilutchinson of the Reds acts like he can't believe yet that last year really happened. Particularly October. I'll take Sam Snead over Ben Hogan in their hcad-to-head so ries. which has to be one of the most widely-wagered events of the year. Catch a s"mwk and you're hooked on that kind of fishing for life. I got to think that this is the year the Dodgers make it. And (yawn) the Yankees. I still think an owner should have to announce if it isn't 'shooting" all out with his horse. Too many of them dog it with :heir dogs until the spot and the price are right, meanwhile burning up the suckers' money. It comes out like four-footed wrestling. Guys who wear the collars of their sports shirts turned up make ne feel a little queasy. The greatest hurdles the trot- :ing hopefuls have to clear to gel legal in Florida are the jai alai and dog track operators shootiy; at the same night-time betting buck. It beats me how football-wacky Ohio comes up with such a basketball lock. Golf's newest betting dodge is to give a guy a stroke a hole, Sut he has to win every hole. Halve one and he loses. Trojans Honor Leading Scorer LOS ANGELES (UPI) - John 1 Rudomelkin, the greatest scorer in University of Southern California history, won the top honor Wednesday night at USC's annua basketball banquet. The G-foot-6 senior from Santa Maria, Calif., became the firs player in Trojan history to wii the Sam Barry most valuabli player award all three varsity seasons. Rudometkin, a third-team all America and repeat winner of the Big Five scoring championship also was given special recognition as the all-time Trojan scoring leader with a career record o 1,480 points. ball L , Arguing with immature players embarrasses me. Aflcr all, I've been privileged o know real pros like Joe DiMaggio. When you see Arnold Palmer crunch a drive you feel that the )all has to wind up lop-sided. Angel Marias Is LOS ANGELES OIPD -- The Los Angeles Angels Wednesday signed real live angel--Angel Macias- and if the 17-year-old pitcher'; perfect game in the 1957 Little reague World Series is any indication, he can probably hurl the lorschide through his halo. Macias, who c a n also play shortstop and the outfield, will re icrt to the Angel's class C California League farm team at Sai lose. "One of our Dodge trucks has gone 86,000 miles and has never seen the inside of a shop. Two others have hit the 100,000-mile mark. Our fleet of six meat delivery trucks is 100% Dodge. The oldest is a 1954 model. Garage time is very low. So are operating and maintenance costs. Our drivers like the Dodges for their easy handling in city and shopping center traffic." Teeters Packing Co., Columbus, Ohio DODGE TRUCKS FOR 1962 are America's only Job-Rated trucks. They're 50 ways tougher, more tight-fisted than ever. Priced lower than most competitors, right in line with the rest. They offer you a wider choice of axles and transmissions. Two advanced new diesel engines. New starters and distributors; a 35-amp alternator standard on all gasoline-powered models. See and price them at your Dodge Dealer's! 4th A Sfreeti K. B, MCCARTHY Etireb H-DN Baseball EUREKA -- "Pitching is goin; to be the answer," coach Keitl Darling predicted today as he looked ahead to the Eurcka-St. Bernard's game Saturday. Darling will start Ron Harmon on the mound. Three position on Uie Logger starting nine are up for grabs, including shortsto] i*rm Pederson and Mark Melon dy), second base (Dan Ycidc and Ron Dias) and right fiel '(Mike Wolfe and John Sehradcr) Darling drilled his second-shor combinations on the double pla; Wednesday. Hitting practice wai scheduled today. ST. BERNARD'S -- "I reall; feel that it will be the pitchin] that will'do it," coach Ray Me chals commented today. His fore cast on the Crusader - Eureka game Saturday echoed Logger coach Keith Darling's opinion. Tom Burger will start on the 11 for St. Bernard's. The Cru saders beat Eureka 54 in thei first practice meeting this sea son, but lost 5-1 in the second game. Today Mechals planned hitting practice and drills on game situ aliens. Friday it will be hitting and some infield practice. MeKINLEYVILLE - The Black Panthers take on Arcata Saturda; the McKinleyville field. To night coach Ed Estes' nine wai slated to host the HSC Junta 'Jacks. Mack High's horsehiders posted their first win of the season Wednesday, against Eureka Jun ior High. Reserve pitcher Kei Overmoe walked three and struc out three in five innings. Estes plans to give Bill Matilla and Ken Long some hurling work this week. The Panthers had a 1-4-1 rec ord going into today's game. The) lost to St. Bernard's 11-0 and De Norte 5-2 in their two H-DN starts but clicked for 13 runs agains the Junior High nine. FORTUNA - It looks like pitch er Pat O'Brien will be carrying the brunt of the Husky hurling duties this season, at least in league play. "*H O'Brien threw a one-hitter a 1 Ferndale High's nine this week With the red-haired chucker ou of the lineup Wednesday, the Hus kies dropped a 17-0 loss to the Junior 'Jacks. O'Brien struck out 13 In his sev on innings of work against Fern dale. The veteran pitcher has another one-hitter to his credit when he was throwing for For :una Veneer of the Redwooc League last summer. DEL NORTE -- Catcher chuck Bcatty may have earned himse! pitching job, according to coacl Wally Maciel. Beatty pitched two innings against Brookings - Harbor High Wednesday night, walking none and striking out four. Maciel has turned up severa surprisingly good hurlers. Tim Derrybcrry defeated the Brook ings nine in Uie opener Wednes day, and Beatly, Gerald Berg quist and Jim Melhoff toiled in one-hit performance in the nightcap. Del Norte's infield situation is not so promising, however. Sec ond baseman Bob Barrett wa; injured while riding a motorcycle Tuesday and will be out for three !o four weeks. Maciel mil start Wcs McNel at second and play Lee Pinter at shortstop against South Fork iaturday. ARCATA -- The Tigers take a 2-4 record into their game Satu. day with the McKinleyville Black Panthers. Although Arcata hasn't beei able to play a league game so fa. this season, the Tigers have facet Ihe strong Junior 'Jacks severa .imes. Coach Jim McAuley planned to concentrate on "scoring runs" ii practice this week. The Tiger lavcn't come up with the kind of hitting that earned a 6-1, se md place record in 1961. The pitching situation could be letter. Tom Thomson, outstand ng veteran of the Arcata staff iasn'1 been in top form but trim cr student Howard Kampcrman las filled in well. Mampcrman has n better record ban Thomson, according to Me- \uley. Thomson has been hit a iltle harder but has slruck out 20 baiters while walking just fivo. I100PA - "I wouldn't be afraid o use Andy Andreoli in relief Ills year," coach Joe Reeson s (his week as he reviewed his pildiing slaff. Andreoli, who didn't even pilch in league play last season, has worked hard this year. He'll used if starter Frank Trimble get. in trouble Saturday at Forluna according to Beeson. Zane Grant, who worked 11 inn ings last season and had a 0- mark, is the third Warrior hurler The Warriors and Huskies ma; play a twin bill Saturday. Hoops has a 2-0 record, having downed South Fork in a loop game. SOUTH FORK -- Pitching woes" may be looming for th{ Cubs as they drill for a league encounter with Del Norte Satur day. Starter Dick Valles has hat trouble throwing hard since the Cubs played St. Bernard's in a practice game, according to coach Daryl Chipman. Third baseman - pitcher Jim Mayhew has a sore elbow, as well That leaves shortstop - pitcher Curt Wood as the only healthy hurler, but Chipmau is unwilling to hurt his infield by moving him The Cubs and Warriors wil probably play two games Satur day. FERNDALE - The Wildcat! are idle in H-DN play this week The layoff will give coach Jact Monson time to drill pitchers Dick Bryant and Marv Christiansen more thoroughly before me nex loop outing. Ferndale plays St. Bernard' April 14, so any extra practice for the Wildcat hurlers will be wel come. Centerfielder George Enoa i! currently leading Ferndale hitting He has two singles in four al bats. T h i r d baseman Gordon Hicks has a double and single in six trips. own chances. Has Putter Trouble "I'll tell you more about them on Sunday, "the grim-faced Palmer said. "My game hasn't been too good lately. I can't blame it on outside interests or anything like that. My putter has been giving me quite a hit of trouble." So has his driving, but in his 'inal tuneup round Wednesday he showed evidence that both his Mack High Whips Eureka Junior High Nine, 13-9 Fifth-inning home runs by catcher Garth Denman and pitcher Ker Overmoe boosted the McKinley ville High Black Panthers to a 13-9 win over Eureka Junior High's nine Wednesday. It was the Panthers' first win of the season and gave them a 1-4-1 record for the season. To night they host the HSC Junior 'Jacks, who have won eighl straight games. McKinleyville and Eureka Jun ior High were tied 8-8 going inti the bottom of the fifth inning. Denman led off with his homer, Char ley Earl doubled, John Sweek sin gled, Brad MuIIcr walked and Overmoe capped the rally will his four-bagger. Eureka's big frame was also the fifth. Five runs tallied on walk and singles by Paul Jackson, Gary Longholm, Bob Hodg son and Mike Bozzoli. Overmoe earned the pitching win while Bozzoli was the losei jack and as a result he was quoted the 4-1 favorite with 22-year- old Jack Nickiaus and 28-year-old Doug Sanders the second choices Lamca, which roared from last EUREKA JUNIOR HIGH PLAYER-- Pos. AB R H PO A E Dearing ....... IB 2 i t Jackion ....... IB 4 i j 3 1 1 igtiolm Hodgion .... Cox ......... Finnegan ... LaFonlalne . Wiley Boiioli g-Cory . RF s i i 0 0 0 TOTALS 30 » I II 2 1 MCKINLEYVILLE PLAYER-- Pos. AB R H Free !B 2 1 c Long SS 2 2 ] c-Muller SS o 1 c Semore, Tony LF 2 0 1 b-pratl LF J 0 I corson p 2 o I a-Overmi Moultoi 1 1 2 1 1 r--Smith, C. .. CF I 0 0 0 .... RF 2 1 I 2 0 1 1 1 5 0 2 1 1 2 0 2 3 1 1 0 Smith, T. ..... c-Semore Terry RF Denman ....... C Matilla ........ IB d-Earl ......... IB Sweek ......... 3B TOTALS 2? 13 10 21 1! Summary .B--Replaced Corson tn 3rd b--Replaced Tony Semore In 3rd c--Replaced TerrY Smllh in 3rd d-Replaeed Matilla in Sth e--Replaced Long In 5th f-Replaced Moulton In Jth o-- Replaced Bouoll in 6th EJH 110 050 1-- ? 9 8 McK 010 4SO X--13 10 2 RBI: Longholm, Jackson, Hodgson (2, ox, Flnnegan, Bouoll, Denman, Sweck 1], Long, Tony Semore, Overmoe (1), B: Earl; 3D: Hodgson) HR: Overmoe lenman; LOB: EJH (t), McK (4); SB: tearing, Longholm (2), Hodgson (2), Fin. .egan, LaFonline, Long, Muller (2), Moul Ion (2), T. Smllh, Denman, Sweck (111 OB: Bouoll 11), Cory (0), Corson (31 -vermoc 13); SO: Bouoll, 8, Cory (2). Drson (O, Overmoe (3); HP: Longholm f Corson; Wf»: Overmoe (!·«); LP: oiioll; U: Kennedy Estes; Scorer leming; Time 01 Game: 1:43. Nevada Defeats Air Force Nine RENO (UPI1 -- Nevada swept Is two-game baseball series with Vandenberg Air Force Base Vednesdny nighl by bumping the lirmcn, 8-1. Jack Remvick slammed a Iwo- said un homer for the Ncvadans in ic Ihird while catcher Dill Chase (eked up Ihree of (he losers' five ills. SPORTS HUMUUWT STANDAKOHmrsday, April 5, 1962, P. 24 Than 100 In Tourney AUGUSTA, Ga. (UPI) -- The largest field in Masters history Bill Hyndman. went out after golf's biggest jackpot of the year today and the betting was that Arnold Palmer, although not as sharp as usual, will grab the lion's share when the firing winds up Sunday. A field of more than 100 golfers starts play in the annual spring classic at 9:15 a.m. EST for the first of four 18 hole rounds. And despite the scram- aling he had done in practice rounds it generally was agreed that 32-year-old Palmer definitely was the player to beat. The feeling was that once the firing starts Palmer would rise to Lhe occasion as he has so many times in the past and get back on the game which has made him ^olfing's golden boy since he :urned professional back in 1954 ond pocketed total money winnings of $278,738.09. No other golfer has come close to picking up that much cash in that six-year span. A two-time Masters winner, Pal- dt 5-1. Defending champion Gary Player, the only foreign player ever to win the Masters, was h'st- ed at 7-1. Palmer, who appeared to have his third Masters title all wrapped up a year ago when he needed only a par four on the relatively simple 420-yard final hole only to soar to a double bogey six, is due to tee off at 12:58 p.m., playing with Mike Souchak and amateur Because of the large field, the with two pros. Rich Purse players will tee off in groups of training this spring in either the three with an amateur playing South or West. The experts add, incidentally, the Yankees will also win the World Series. The Yankees were an overwhelming choice to win the American League pennant but no fewer than six teams received first- place votes in the National Nicklaus, Sanders and amateur Billy Joe Patton, who almost won the Masters in 1954, go off at 12:30 p.m. Player, Ken Venturi and Charley Coe. the Oklahoma League and the Dodgers' final point-edge over the Giants was amateur who tied with Palmer for second place last year, start play at 11:26 a.m. Two old timers -- Sam Snead, three-time Masters king, and Ben Hogan, who lias won it twice-were listed at 15-1 in the betting. Snead, who is off his game, wil Open champion, and amateur H. Dudley Wysong Jr., at 11:06 a.m. Gene Littler and former U.S. Although the prize money for this 26th Masters tourney has not rncr refused to speculate on his becn sct , it j s 5ure to exceed the total purse of ?99,500 which was paid out last year when Player picked up the big first place check for $20,000. Ray York Rides Four Winners SAN BRUNO (UPD-Ray York, iiottest rider of the current Tan- driving and putting were coming foran meeting, booted home, four more winners Wednesday to raise his total to 24 in 17 racing days. But Rudy Campas was aboard place to win the feature. Monoply and Hardware took place and show honors. The winner went six furlongs in 1:12 and returned $4.80. Ageless Johnny Longen was to resume riding at Tanforan today and also announced plans to ride Prince of Plenty in the $15,000 added California Derby Trial Saturday. Giants Choice For Second As Reds Forgoffen F/ffh By FRED DOWN United Press International NEW YORK (DPI) -- It'll be (he Yankees and Dodgers in the World Series--with the Reds just a forgotten fifth-place team. That's the forecast of the 1962 ; · UPI Board of Baseball Experts, six for Los Angeles. The Dodgers, which is composed of 1A writers however, got 14 s e c o n d-place and broadcasters who have seen major league teams in spring rates to five for the Giants and were rated no worse than third by any expert while five experts ranked the Giants fourth or fifth. The Braves ranked third with 183 points, the Cardinals were fourth with 165 points and the Reds were fifth with 161. The consensus was that the Reds will collapse--14 experts, more than half the 2tman' poll, rated them inly 218 to 211. Ten points were fifth or sixth. awarded for a first-place vole, nine for a second, eight for a third and so on down to one point for a loth-place vote. Mcts Picked Eighth The New York Mels, one of the play with Kel Nagel. the British two new NL teams, was picked n-m." nded ta to finish eighth in the expai circuit. The Philadelphia The Pirates with 131 points, the Cubs, with 98, the Mets with 61, the Phillies with 55 and the Colts with 37 rounded out the second division. Sixteen of the 24 experts picked win the World Series, 4 picked the Dodgers, 2 l^uuiey wysuug Jl., dl li.uo a.m. lu-icam (.ni-un.. ini. i iuiu«*..r"' M - . , , and Hogan, U.S. Open champion Phillies were picked for ,inth chose the, Tigers a,I one each place and the Houston Colt 45s. amateur champion Deane Beman the other new team, were picked start play at 12:02 p.m. for last. The Heds, who surprised the baseball world by winning the 1961 NL pennant, received only one first-place vote and were consigned to fifth place by the UPI experts. The defending NL champions got one second-place rate and five for third place but vere rated from fourth-to-sixth in the league by the 17 other experts. The Yankees received 22 firsl- alace votes and two second-place votes for 238 points. The Tigers who got the other two first-place 'otes in the AL, had 15 for second, 6 for third and one for fourth for 210 points. Following, in order, were the Orioles with 182 points, the White Sox with 169, the Indians with 149, the Red Sox with 117, the Twins with 94, the Angels with 73, the Athletics with 52 and the Senators with 36. Braves Ranked Third The Dodgers received a total of 218 points to rank as the composite No. 1 choice in the NL ielected the Cardinals and Braves. Miami Parel's Burial Place NEW YORK (UPI)-The body of former welterweight champion Benny (Kid) Paret will be flown to its final resting place in Miami, Fla., today after 15,000 boxing fans paid their respects to the courage that cost the -gallant Cuban his life. A Roman Catholic priest held a funeral service in the Oritz Funeral Home in the Bronx Wednesday night shortly before the parlor was closed for the night and it was announced that Paret's body will be flown to Miami early this afternoon. Paret's family said the remains would be buried in Miami rather than in his native Cuba. Paret, 25, died early Tuesday morning 10 days after losing the welterweight championship to Emile Griffith of the Virgin Islands on a savage 12th-round despite the fact that the Giants knockout at M a d i s o n Square received 10 first place votes to 'Garden. YOUR CONVENIENT B.F.GOODRICH STORE: EUREKA HI 2-5709 Seals Punctures Permanently 1 . from «="Ping ? ndY TM aVn9 ,' v e, ermanent repair. 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