. CANT KEEP HIM DOWN Ralph White of San Diego slips to knees, but got back aboard to win Daytona 200 National motorcycle championship race. Lakers Try for Â· No; 1 2 * * * * * * * * * * * * Blades Rip Seals., 8-2 BT DAYI inns ~ Â· IpirU Hike " Karras Has Ilaskelball Brawl HnriN' THE HIGH SPOTS: Alex Karras, whose pro football future will be determined by NFL commis sioner Pete Rozelle's forthcoming decision on this winter's gambling investigations, hit the headlines with a vengeance in the Midwest again the past week, but in another sport--basketbalL A group of Lion players, who play basketball during the' off-season, were performing in a benefit game to raise funds for Little League baseball teams when trouble erupted. The Lions were leading. 81-75, with just a few seconds L.A. Leads Playoffs With Upset By AL LARSON The Blades drew first blood in the Southern D i v i s i o n playoffs as LA. blitzed San Francisco, 8-2, Monday night on the Sports Arena ice. A crowd of 5,160 hard-core Western Hockey League fins was treated to the Blades finest hour of the season. The 8 - g o a l onslaught bet t e r e d by two the highest number LA. has tacked up in 17 meetings with sassy Seals. Not known for their brotherly love, this was the bit 'terest-fought match of the to go when Karras and a rival player--Gerald Ltnderman, biggest man on the other team at 6-3 and well year as 14 penalties w e r e whistled. But the officials saw it even as seven were charged against each. The best-of-three series jw shifts to the Bay Area pounds-suddenly exchanged']*? 1 !' 1 **.. teams F en f!yj hei heated words and then started rtK*-wwMmg anUcs Wednes pushing ard shoving. K *Â«**Â«Â«Â£* Â«Â« grabbed Linderman and threw him to the floor, then fell over him. The referee and other players parted them quickly. However, Lmderman suffered dub ^ ^? S 0 * 1 * compare a cut eye when he hit the floor. In the locker room immediately after the game. Linderman tried to apologize to Kar ras. However, Alex was still mad and pushed him into a locker after another exchange Saa Francisco, which fin ishcd the regular WHL sea son as the highest scoring to LA-'s 235, was bewiMera from start to finish. L, A. grabbed a commanding, 3-1 lead by the time the gam was only 11*3 old. San Francisco coach Buc Poile was ready to admit this just wasn't this club's night Ura IMC*. CÂ«U_ Tin* tort 1 --Pogt C-t of words. Players again parted (Continued Page C-3, CoL 5) them. ALEX KARRAS Later after Alex had cooled off. he shook hands with the rival player and both said they were sorry it happened. Other players on the lions club are Milt Plum. Gail Cogdill. Darns McCord, Wayne Walter and Carl Brettschneider. Cogdill explained to reporters, *lt was a roughhouse game throughout. We play three or four nights a week and our mam Idea is to pnt on a show. Bat there are always some fellows on (he other teams who want to show us op. And they think they can get away with popping os with elbows. . This time, they were elbowing Walker and Karras all night. Even the crowd was booing them for it- Finally, this guy elbowed Alex just once too often. Alex had warned him about it earlier, but he kept it up. Â· Â· It was a bad evening all around. Karras not only got some more unfavorable publicity, but the Little Leagues lost $50 on the game. Receipts totaled only $550 while the Lions were guaranteed $400. * * * 7 OREGON STATE'S TERRY BAKER already was a "professional" when he signed his contract with the Rams Tuesday. But don't be alarmed. There win be_ no scandal over it. He had inked his first pro contract just 24 hours before to represent a group of Portland automobile dealers. . ' 'After (lying south to sign with the Rams, he headed for Portland where the auto dealers are busy mapping an advertising program around the Beaver star. Â·";Â· Waiting at the Portland airport was a brand new car for Mm . . . the first he has ever had, although he once "sort of owned one" with. his brother for awhile. ^ ; : * * * ~ ONE OF THE MOST UNUSUAL developments in harness racing history has been taking place during the present WHRA meeting at Santa Anita. Countess Adios, 10th leading money- winning pacer of aH-time, became the talk of the harness world recently when she was entered in a maiden trotting event -- a race for non-winners in that gait. Within seven days at Santa Anita, she had raced to three straight victories as a trotter. Why change gaits when she was the queen of the pacers with a fine mark of I:57*s for a mile? Â· Her owners and driver-trainer Del Miller were curious to see just what she could do as a trotter. Her best trotting time so far is 2J3*Â£ for a mile, but If she can lower that to 2,-00'i sfee rrOl replace Steamin Demon as the fastest dooble-gaitrd r.'cer in harness history . . . and a 2.-01}j clocking wiH rank her as the best "twitch-hitter" trer among the e^-ane fair sex. And there is evidence that Countess Adios just might be able to shade two minutes later this year during the faH meeting at Hotrywood Park. * * * HER CASE IS ONE OF THOSE -freak" developments THEY'RE ENGAGED! Bo Aims to Marry Mame By ROSS NEWMAN SAN JOSE--Bo Belinsky, who race said that "only the unadjusted ever get married," admitted Monday night that he is going to join the Est of the "unadjusted." Belinsky confirmed rumors that he wfll wed movie star Mamie Vaa Doren. "We have not set a definite date but you can say we are engaged," revealed the southpaw. "I wanted to make a nice official announcement," continued Bo, *irat the papers got a hold of it. I don't know much about this engagement business. Why, I never even went steady." The Belinsky-Van Doren relationship has largely been a telephonic one. He saw her regularly when she was appearing at the Palm Springs Chi Chi a month ago, but the club wect on the road and Miss Van Doren accepted a night club date in Vancouver. While in the cdd north, Mamie called Bo each night. She returned to Palm Springs last Friday and watched him pitch for the first time Sunday. In doing so she passed Dp an opportunity to make a film in Europe. Belinsky, fined over $250 when he and Deaa Chance reported two boors late to the park last Saturday, indicated that while financially distaught, "I guess FQ have to go out and get a ring." Ironically, Mamie and Bo were introduced last summer by band leader Ray Anthony, Miss Van Dorea's former husband. He arranged a bund date and Bo immediately was as impressed by Mamie's curves as she was by his delivery- Hold High Respect for Hawks By DON HARDW The Lakers, enjoying an opening-game lead over SL /xiis in the NBA'i Western Xvision playoff finals; hope o get a two-game jump on the tough Hawks tonight The scene win be the LA. jports Arena, the same a: iunday afternoon when thi Bakers won. 112-104. Garni time tonight is 8-50. The contest win be broad cast over KHJ. as will all the playoff contests.. Although the victory Sun day was comparatively easy with a healthy Jerry Wes and converted center Lero; 31is contributing spectacu larly to it. Coach Fred (Continued Page C-3, CoL 5 ittclÂ«M Trra Wtrtohora ELLIS' TRELLIS Lakers' Ler6y Ellis (25) seems to be getting boost from teammate Frank Sdvy (11) as he grabs rebound from SL Louis Hawks' John BarnhilL At right is Zelmo Beaty. Teams play again tonight at Sports Arena. Mets Buy Snider ; WhatI Wanted, 5 Says Duke By GEORGE LEDERER I. r-T trÂ«fl WrtNr ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -It wouldn't have been proper to make the announcement on April Fool's Day. Consequently, the Dodgers waited until today to announce the ong-suspected sale of Duke Snider to the New York Mets. No one was fooled in the deal, which had been in the rumor mills since last fall The Mets paid $40,000 and will be paying nearly that much in salary. "It's what I wanted,"said' , Snider, a 16-year veteran, as| Mel!co Cit y. Buenos Aires im ; n Â» j,j s cam ; s dipping and he left for Los Angeles to and Lyon. France -- have ap-; Ms lef , ^^ finger TO ^g. see lis family. -I have no,?" 6 " to ***Â§Â« the 96S er is a museum piece. He has resets. My wife and I feel Olympic Games, the Interna-' itched 2 7 Grapefruit League that the change is for the ! tlorla Olympic Committee an-: inning, winning three games. best. Ill be playing regularly [flounced Monday night as the |V}sing me ind striking out and I honestly fed that I ( dcadlme for applications^ He Mver ^5 3rd Base Dodgers' Only Problem Spot By GEORGE I^OEKER k P T llJfl Wrtf ALBUQUERQUE, NJ^L--Walter Alston closed his books on the Florida phase of spring training Monday night by announcing the Dodgers are stronger than last year and listing his opening day batting order, save for one position. As usual. Alston qualified his prediction with an if, jwhich I have taken the liberty to delete. "Well open stronger than last year," said Alston, "if Sandy Koufax is sound." By the same token, the fun will shine today if it isn't cloudy-. i From all indica lions Kouf ax 4 Cities Bid for '68 Games LAUSANNE. Switzerland, C? -- Four cities -- Detroit,! His fast ball is h'""- can still do the job." Manager Walter Alston said. "I hate to see him go, but we had little choice. We passed. Seven cities applied for the [in the spring. 196S Winter Games, the IOC said. experience for Willie Â»"" that pop cp from time to time, but even more so because Presided Kennedy plans according to her family tree she doesn't have a drop of trotting blood in her. Her father, Adios, of course, is the 1 greatest pacing sire the breed has yet known. | Miller explains that "she always liked to trot when she was going slow while we were on the training track . . . Â»nd she has taken to racing as a trotter like a duck takes to water. 3IARIS ALL SHOOK UP Yankee outfielder Roger Maris is accompanied off field by manager Ralph Houk and trainer Joe Scares after taking severe spill fielding fly ball by Detroit's Dick McAuIiffe. Maris may miss opening game because of pulled hamstring muscle. Maris Injured,, Houk Doubts Recovery by Opening Day LAKELAND, Fla. C?T--The New York Yankee injury woes reached a new high Monday when Roger Maris pulled up lame making a diving catch of a line drive in an exhibition game with the Detroit Tigers. The injury, diagnosed as a j pulled hamstring muscle iaj his left leg. will sideline thej Yankee right fielder at leasti through the remainder of the! spring exhibition schedule. I Yankee M a n a g e r Ralph' Houk. already greatly coa-| cemcd by spring injuries and 'ailments suffered by Whiteyj Ford. Mickey Mantle. Tony ( .Kubek, Tommy Tresh and Aside from a healthy Kou- Alston bases his opti- can carry only so many and They were La' ie Placid,'^^j^ i.:. we're figuring on using the' N -'-: Lath'. Finland; Grcn-j f younger men. I'm sure heTlj 000 '*- France; Sapporo, Japan;;' be happier over there than Calgary, Canada; Sion. Switz- (Continued Page C-3, CoL 2) he would be pinch-hitting for Â« rtand - *" d Osl Â°- Norway. us." Snider, 36, .300 lifetime leaves with a major league Today's Sports Card luf ichrAiK Â« run C I runs, ninth on the alltime listl J BS, J Â£?3Â«i.Â«.S Sports on Radio-TV RAO 10 Dotfger* n. Ntw Mexicg U.. KFK. 1Z:3 *AmxtI w Com. *Â«PC. 1:30 Â«m. Â»-iiorvn. i .Â». JFK SET TO OPEN SEASON WASHINGTON CSV-The White Hocse said Monday to attend the opening game of the baseball season here next Mooday. The Washington Senators wul meet the Baltimore Orioles In the epen- big game. Lee Stop Houston KEEPS RAD COMPANY tJSTA Bars Actor By ROSS NEWHAN I f t staff wramr - t SAN JOSE--Jalio Navarro. ICIete Boyer. declared he'ahnost d r o w n i n g in the [doubted whether Maris would Angels' pool of surplus pitch- be able toplayintheYankees'ijng talent, was thrown a life season opener at Kansas City'preserver by pitching coach a week from Tuesday. NEW YORK ID--Actor Scott Brady and seven other men, thne of them c o n v i c t e d bookmaker*, were b a r r e d permanetly from harness racing Monday, as a result of an b- vesrJjatioa that brought out Tfclatiocs of trotting license regulations. The* State Harness Racing Commission said the probe was triggered by f oar pmMmg raids m West- Chester County, jost north of New York City, last December, which broke up a gambling syndicate doing an ammal business of K The racing group said no evidence of aay fixed races had been shown, but the probe indicated "alleged cndercover ownership of horses by bookmakers." Carl Yergari, counsel for the S t a t e Investigation fygnr^foyfon, ii)d i Ignited States Trotting Association registration certificate stating that Brady was owner of a horse named First Flytr was found hi a raid OQ the home of Michael Yamktni, a c o n v i c t e d bookmaker. Bins were found rtUuZg to the upkeep of the bone First Flyer that were paid by Yassktin. In addition, the Ecrnse of Lee Richardson, bare superintendent at Yockers suspended. jMarv Grissom Monday and --tsvxttt FTTH wirnjdo-t ONE THAT COT AWAY SL Louis Cardinals catcher Tim McCarver loses grip on baseball just as Phillies' Tony Taylor comes sliding home with winning run. Play came after wild pitch by Harry Fanok. (Exhibition scores on Page C-2.) Burhank Tramples Torrance Burbank advanced to ths finals of the Art Chapman Cup playoffs with an 8-4 victory over Torrance Monday jnipht at Pickwick Ice Arena. The Stars will play at Bakersfield Wednesday in the first game of a best-of-three series. Lynn Bentley scored the hat trick and Don McLeod two goals to pace the victors. Art Krawchak had two goals for the Olympians. I A! Checco of Torrance fought Murray WHkie and Lloyd Scaddon during the [final mir.ute of play. Each drew five-minute penalties [for fighting. Checco also get- jting a pane miscorxjuct. Marls' injury occurred in, virtually set a record swira- the bottom of the fourth in-'ming to safety. ning. The Tigers had runne.-s Actually, Navarro pitched on first and second with one'^, ^y to Mfet y f ^^^ S*t. W^rS 60 ^-. ** se ? aa 'tx a time it appeared he Dick McAoWfe drove Â« J^i would have to do some swira- to right center field. U. g ,, ^ ^^ ^^ Maris, after a long ran, Ug Ang^, Monday morning made a spectacular diving,^ ptrhaps the blue day backhanded catch, landing^ jaj, ,, extension of Bo fceiVuy ca the tcrf. He roDed Bdinsky'i and Deaa Chance's Â° V 7',-"^ *?, ^TOM^P* 5 * feelings after being handed * and toped off the field. l flM Ullicjl Mlnag e r Bin Rig- T.e left-harded shiggerhad admitted aj a ^ c!ub homered m the Up of the reÂ£Ort . ^ o]d 3-2. XContimied Page C-3, CoL I) GEOUG1A.ALARAMA CLIMAX Grid Probe Report Due ATLANTA Â«V-GeorgU's attorney general worked late Monday night preparing * report on a state investigation into Saturday EveafÂ»2 PÂ«*t allegations that last falTf Gt=rjia-Ala- bama football game was rigged. A summary of findings ia the Georgia probe win te made public today by GOT. Carl Sanders. Sanders o r d e r e d A try. Gen. Eocene Cook to'in- vestigate after the Post said hi its March 2) edition that WaDy Baits, former athletic director at Georgia, gate team football secrets to Coach Bear Bryaai of AI^VITTH before the game which Alabama won, J5-0. Cook said Saturday, the miestigation I n d i c a t e d Butts give important information to Bryant. Meanwhile, in Montgomery, five Alabama players testified behind ctaed doors before an Alabama legislative committee. They were an-American center Lee Roy Jordan, guards Jimmy Sharp and Jimmy WUsou and ends Richard WaEam- son and B31 Battle--an participants Q the Georgia game last Sept. 22. They declined conmrnf. The committee said ia a s t a t e m e n t that Georgia coach Johnny Griffith had been invited to appear, bat decEned.
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