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THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 25,1952. Large Crowd Witnesses VFW Win Over Turner in Sunday Game Indians Win 1-0 Shutout In Fast Time This week's schedule: Wednesday night; Pells, here. Thursday night; Grandview, there Sunday night; Lawrence, here. Monday afternoon; White Sox, there. Monday night; Helzbergs here. B1 T HOWARD PHILLIPS The VFW Indians defeated Turner last night before a large crowd in one of the best and fastest played games of the season. The final score was 1-0. Don "Red" Huffman and Marty Bauer combined to pitch 3- h i t ball for the Indians. Fred Smith of Turner kept pace until the 9th when, with one out, Powell singled sharply to left, Bauer singled to left and both advanced on a wild pitch. Tony Gorski then laid down a squeeze bunt along the third base line for his third hit His hit meant the ball game. Huffman pitched the first six innings and gave up only one hit while striking out 14. Bauer took over in the 7th and gave up two hits to take credit for the win. The game was completed in one hour and. 30 minutes. Abdullah Shrine Golfers Win From Country Club by 58-41 Abdallah Shrine golfers evene the score against their neighbor from the Leavenworth Couritr Club yesterday. Paced by N i c Williams who shot a 67, they wo the team match by a score of 58 41. Earlier this season the Coun try Clubbers had defeated th New York 7252.5821 Cleveland 69 53 .566 Boston 66 54 .550 Philadelphia 63 58 .521 Washington 64 59 .520 Chicago 65 60 .520 St Louis 52 75 .409 21% 41 81 .336 30 TURNER Marquis. 3b O'Dell, 2b Brown. S3 Wade, Ib • Mecum, rf Stewart, c Bouge. c Dysert, It Parks, rf Smith, p Totals VFW T. Day. 2b Hessenflow, ss Seymour, rf •WUk, cf Powell, Ib Bauer, p, H Gorski. c P. Day, 3b Huffman, Slosso: Totals AB R HPO A 123 113 4 0 4 0 _ _ _ 30002 3 0 0 11 0 30011 30061 00010 30030 30000 30100 MONDAY'S BASEBALL By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. GB 2 4 7= 7 7% nan, p in. U 29 0 3 25 10 AB H HPO A 40003 30010 30010 30010 41180 40101 4 0 3 16 0 30000 Detroit MONDAY'S SCHEDULED Cleveland at Washington (night Lemon (15-8) vs Marrero (10-5 Detroit at New York Houtteman (6-17) vs Miller (3-4) Only games scheduled. SUNDAY'S RESULTS New York 4 Detroit 2 Washington 9 Cleveland 8 (16 innings) Boston 2-12 St Louis 1-1 (first I game 10 innings) Chicago 11-1 Philadelphia 7-5 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. GB Brooklyn 78 39 .667 0004 0100 30 1 6 27 8 One out -when winning run scored. Sac.. Brown: RBI, Gorski; E. Stewart, Odell, Marquis, Powell: 2b. Smith; DP, Mecum, Wade: Left on base. Turner— 3, VFW—6; BB, Smith, 2; SO, Smith, 7. Huffman. 14, Bauer, 2: SB. Gorski, Bauer; HBP, Smith (Seymour) (Huffman); Winner, Bauer— Loser. Smith. Umpires, Flowers and Jordan. Time, 1:30. Muskogee Moves Up in Association By The Associated Press Muskogee moved up a-notch to fourth place in the Western Association standings on the outstanding pitching of rookie Jim McDonald Sunday night The 18 - year-old McDonald allowed only three hits and two runs —all in the ninth inning—to the visiting Joplin Miners as his team won 9-2. John Joyner hit a bases- loaded triple for Muskogee in the second. . ,At Topeka, Hutchinson won the 7-inning first game of a doubleheader 6-2 as Jack Brown held the Owls to three hits. Bob Prescott drove in four Hutchinson runs with two singles and a triple in four times up. Topeka took the second game 3-0 on the 5-hit pitching of 'Jack Dean. Hutchinson's Art Murray walked only four men, but three of them scored after they were boosted around by singles. .At Ft Smith, the Indians got three unearned runs that produced a 3-1 decision over Salina. In Saturday games Joplin de- .feated Muskogee 7-1, Ft Smith took Salina 2-1 and Hutchinson downed Topeka 5-1, New series open Monday night with Salina at Topeka, Hutchinson at Muskogee, Joplin at Ft Smith. Fight For Title Of Featherweight BOSTON W — Slugging Tommy Collins of Boston and rugged Glen Flanagan of St. Paul, Minn., swap punches Monday night in the latest scrap of the elimination tournament to pick a duration world featherweight champion while titlist Sandy Saddler is in the Army. The National Boxing Association sanctioned the tourney to find an interim feather king while the New York battler is doing his fighting for Uncle Sam. The winner of Monday night's Boston Garden 15 - rounder will meet the victor in the Panama bout between Percy Bassett of Philadelphia and Federick Plummer of Panama. Those two finalists battle for the duration American crown with the winner meeting France's Ray Famechon for the duration world championship. St. Louis 7250.590 8% New York Philadelphia Chicago Boston Cincinnati Pittsburgh .70 49 .588 64 56 .533 60 64 .484 21% 52 68 .433 27% 53 70 .43128 ,.37 90 .291 46 MONDAY'S SCHEDULE: Brooklyn at St. "Louis (2-day-night) Loes (12-6) and Rutherford (4-4) Stalen (14-11) and Haddix (1-0) New York at Cincinnati (night) Hearn (12-5) vs Raffensberger (1311) Philadelphia at Chicago Ridzik (2-1) vs Lown (4-8) Only games scheduled. SUNDAY'S RESULTS Brooklyn 10 St. Louis 4 Cincinnati 5-3, New York 4-6 (second game 7 innings-darkness) Chicago 34 Philadelphia 0-14 Pittsburgh 4-3 Boston 3-5 (second game 10 innings) Major League Leaders By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING — Fain, Philadelphia. .337; Mitchell, Cleveland. 33%; RUNS — Berra, New York, 83; Minoso, Chicago and Joost, Philadelphia, 81. HITS—Fox, Chicago, 161; Fain, Philadelphia, 144; Robinson, Chicago, 143. HOME RUNS—Doby, Cleveland 27; Berra, New York, 25; Zernial, Philadelphia, 24. PITCHING — Consuegra, Washington, 6-0, 1.000; Shantz, Philadelphia, 22-4, .846; Raschi, New York, 15-3, .833. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING — Musial, St. Louis, .329; Kluszewski, Cincinnati, .318; Lockman, New York, .308. RUNS—Lockman, New York, 86; Hemus, St Louis, 83; Robinson, Brooklyn and Musial, St. Louis 381. HITS —Adams, Cincinnati, 151; Schoendienst and Musial, St. Louis 149. HOME RUNS—Sauer, Chicago, Shrine on the County Club course Matches were played both i the morning and afternoon. A noon the contestants sat down t a chicken dinner served by th club managers, Mr. and Mrs. Le Hall. . • Low scores: Williams, (S) 6 Willie Sedlock (S) 7. RayKJotz (CC) 7 Bernie Williams (S) 7 Jack Coupe (S) 7 Red Hatfield (S) 7 Joe Bramlage (CC) 7 Sailor Zielinski (S) 7 Alex Szcygiel (CC) 7 John Sedlock (CC) 7 1 George Hobbs (S) 7; Kenneth Sterett (CC) 7; Fr. Mack Leabo (CC) 7, Al Klotz (S) 7i Hudson McGuire (CC) 7 J. V. Oliver (CC) 7f 34; Kiner, Pittsburgh, 28; Hodges Brooklyn, 27. PITCHING—Roe, Brooklyn, 10-1 .909;; Black, Brooklyn, 10-2, .833 Yuhas, St. Louis, 8-2, .800. Minor League Baseball By The Associated Press AMERICAN ASSN Milwaukee 2-13 Louisville 1-0 St. Paul 4-2 Charleston 2-0 Minneapolis 7-8 Columbus 6-5 Indianapolis 11-7 Kansas City 4-9 PACIFIC COAST 3 ortland 11-3 Los Angeles 3-2 Seattle 6-5 Oakland 2-2 Hollywood 3-6 San Deigo 2-2 San Francisco 7-7 Sacramento Q-; TEXAS LEAGUE Dallas 3 San Antonio 2 Beaumont 1 Tulsa 0 Shreveport 3 Oklahoma City 2 Fort Worth 2 Houston 2 SOUTHERN ASSN Atlanta 6 Mobile 3 -ittle Rock 1-4 Nashville 0-1 Memphis 1-4 Chattanooga 1-2 WESTERN LEAGUE Lincoln 10 Wichita 5 Denver 6 Des Moines 3 'ueblo 7 Omaha 5 Sioux City 7 Colorado Springs 5 KOM League Sees Pitcher's Battle By The Associated Press The best pitching in the KOM League over the weekend was one Sunday night at Pittsburg vhere the Pirates edged Miami -0. Joe Marx, Pittsburg hurler, fan- led seven batters, walked three, tllowed five hits and scored the winning run for his 15th victory gainst seven losses. He made the ally in the seventh inning by get- ing a walk and then going home vhen Gene Melito, leftfielder umbled Manny Abril's double. The Miami pitcher, Jim Owens, ssued only three other walks while anning 12 and yielding only four its. He also hit a double and riple. Owens has won 22 games, ost five. Pittsburg beat Miami Saturday -4. In other Sunday games Inde- endence trimmed Ponca City 10-7 nd lola defeated BlackweU by .he same score, 10-7. EXTRA BASES FOB ROBERTS CHICAGO (ffl—The Phillies' Robi Roberts has only eight, hits so ar this season and seven have een for extra bases. The husky irst triple of the year in Sun ay's first game against the Cubs He also has hit six doubles. Defense Keeps Leaders up in Pennant Race By JOE BEICHLEB AP Sports Writer Know what's keeping the Yankees and Dodgers in first place? Pitching? Nope. Hitting? Nope. Okay, we'll tell you. It's the fielding—just plain old-fashioned defense. Before the start of the season those who picked New York anc Brooklyn to win the pennants predicted the Yankees would win on their pitching and the Dodgers would cop on their hitting. Today, with fewer than 40 days to go, the Dodgers own a comfortable S'/i-game bulge over the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League race and the Yankees have a two-game edge on the Cleveland Indians in the American. And it hasn't been the Dodger hitting nor the Yankee pitching. At present it doesn't appear that either club will have a 20-game winner this year. The Brooks trail the Cardinals in team hitting but they lead , both leagues in team fielding. By completing a double play Sunday in routing the Cardinals, 10-4, to snap St. Louis' eight-game winning streak, they broke a eague record, completing a twin killing in their 19th consecutive ;ame. The Yankees trail Washington and the Chicago White Sox by one point in the American with a team fielding percentage of .979, but are far and away in front in double plays in both leagues with 152. They failed to complete a twin tilling yesterday as they came rom behind to nip the Detroit Tigers, 4-2, and pick up a full game on the Indians, who dropped a 16-inning 9-8 marathon to the Senators in Washington. Two ninth-inning Giant errors _;ave Cincinnati two unearned runs and a 5-4 first game decision. The jiants managed to get a split in the doubleheader, winning the second game, halted at the end of ieven innings by darkness, 6-3. Boston's third-place Red Sox moved up to within four games of he Yankees, sweeping a pair from the St. Louis Browns, 2-1 in 10 nnings and 12-1. Philadelphia's Athletics divided a doubleheader with the White Sox. The A's came back to cop the second game, 5rl after the White Sox had taken an 11-7 opening slugfest. The Philadelphia Phillies and Jhicago Cubs split a twin bill as< did Pittsburgh and the Boston: Braves. The Phils swamped the] Cubs, 14-4, after a 3-0 Chicag triumph. The Braves took a 10 nning 5-3 win after Pittsburgh von the opener, 4-3. New Men's Amateur Champion Is Man With Deliberate Putt SEATTLE Iff)—The nation's newly crowned amateur golf champion, Jack Westland of Everett, Wash., is a man deliberate with a- putt and quick with a retort. Westland, at 47 the oldest man ever to win the championship, is his first appearance with the Bucs in Sunday's twin bill he banged out three hits in seven at bats. White Sox Get 11-4 Win Over Markle Motors The Penitentiary White Sox took the odd game of the season's series with Markle Motors of Kansas City yesterday by a score of 11-4. The curfew bugle put an end to an eighth inning Markle rally that had netted three runs with one away and two still aboard. It was a typical White Sox production—10 runs off 11 hits, seven walks and two hit batsmen. Nine men were left stranded, and as is customary with the Seekers, one of the day's batting heroes proved to be the ninth man in the order. Cavander drove in two runs with solo homer and single in four trips and scored three. Not far behind was Leftfielder Hill with a grand slamround-trip- per to launch a 5-run second inning for the Sox. Centerfielder Sweeden singled twice in three tries to drive in three and made two sparkling catches in the field. Cavender hurled 4-hit ball for seven innings before retiring in favor of Williams who started the eighth. Williams was touched for a single, a walk, a double, a single and another walk with a strikeout n the middle. The curfew bugle then came to his relief. Bob Ives and Ed Turk were the only Markle men to garner more than one safety. George Cdoley drove in a run with Markle's only extra-baser. The Score: Markle Motors 010 000 03—4 7 4 a candidate for Congress in the Second District of Washington. Asked whether he would rather be the national amateur champion or a congressman, Westland replied: "I'm already the champion. Now I'd like to be a congressman." He is a Republican running in a district which the Democrats have ruled for 20 years. Saturday, Westland whipped 23- year-old Al Mengert of Spokane, 3 and 2. Westland turned back the clock and youth in his title thrust. He captured the second hole of the finals and held it until Mengert took a one up lead at the .end of 27 holes. Westland squared.it on the 28th, went ahead on the 30th, and wound up the match with a beautiful pitch shot and & 6-foot putt on the 34th. \ White Sox 050 120 3X—11 10 3 Batteries: Fisher dp), Fiatte(4) and Smiley; Cavender (wp), Williams (8) and J. Bennett. Brewers Step Up Pace As Blues Falter season. The Saints took the first 4-2 and the second.2-0. Monday's games: Indianapolis at Milwaukee Louisville at Kansas City Columbus at St. Paul • Charleston at Minneapolis Denver Moves Up in Western By The Associated Press Denver increased its victory streak to four last night and moved into second place in the Western League standings, a game and a half back of Colorado Springs. Denver whipped Des Moines 6-3. The Colorado Springs Club, meantime, dropped its third straight contest, bowing to Sioux City, 7-5. Omaha, tied with Denver for the runnerup position prior to game time, dropped into third as it lost, 7-5, to the Pueblo Dodgers. Lincoln dumped Wichita, 10-5, in other league action. The Lincoln-Wichita game started off as a pitcher's battle but wound up in a slugfest. The Indians's Jack-Bruner and the A'S Al Romberger engaged in a scoreless duel until the last of the seventh when Lincoln exploded for eight runs on six hits, two walka, two hit batsmen and two errors. Wichita came back with fiv« runs in the top of the eighth on six hits. The A's wrapped- it up with another pair in the last of the eighth. Monday's schedule: Denver at Lincoln Colorado Springs at Omaha Wichita at Des Moines Pueblo at Sioux City Jockey Nick Shuk rode 101 winners in Maryland in 1951. This was more than double the total of some other rivals. By The Associated Press Barring a complete collapse, Milwaukee has all but cinched its second American Association pennant by stretching its lead over Kansas City to 6% games with two weeks of the regular season to go. The Brewers increased their edge Sunday by sweeping a twi- night doubleheader from the Louisville Colonels 2-1 and 13-0. Kansas City split with Indianapolis. The Indians romped to an 11-4 opening victory off 14 hits. Ed Erautt became Kansas City's first 20 game winner in 10 years by gaining a 9-7 nightcap triumph. Minneapolis extended its winning string to six straight by trimming Columbus 7-6 and 8-5. St Paul handed last-place Charleston its 92nd and 93rd defeats of the THERE I WA£ SITTING ON ATELEPHONE WIRE, MINDING MY OWN BUSINESS MIEN ALL AT ONCE A BLAST FROM A SHOTGUN KNOCKEP NN6 RIGHT OPFMV PERCH WELL.S1R, I CAME OUT PRETTY GOOD-ONLY A FEW TAIL FEATHERS MISSING - BUT THE- HUNTER THAT MISSEP ME CLIPPED A COUPLE OF TEIEPHON6 ~ WlRtS. ONE WAS NW FAVORITE ROOSTING PLACE, TOO. A.75 THAT ROOST" WAS ALSO CARRYING AN IMPORTANT . IONG DISTANCE CALL THW5 WHY WE ASK HUNTERS: PLEASE DON'T SHOOT AT BIRDS ON TELEPHONE WIRES OR POLE* THANK YOU. FOR BAN JOHNSON TITLE OSWEGO, Kas. (B—Great Ben, md Oswego tangle here Mondaj or the third in their best-of-five eries to determine the Kansas Ban Johnson Baseball League hampionship. Oswego ran up a -0 lead by trouncing Great Bem -1 Saturday following its 7-3 vie ory the day before. .IKES N. L. 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