Tucson Daily Citizen from Tucson, Arizona on April 30, 1963 · Page 18
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GEORGE McLEOD CITIZEN SPORTS EDITOR '·-- n : j TI r - - - - - i ~ i i . . i - ·_ - i r _ .; ..,..., Nicklaus Tries,, But . . . ·, No matter how hard he tries, Jack Nicklaus can't sell Tucson National Golf Club as his golfing affilia- , tlon. , Nicklaus registers from Tucson National at each tournament but can't shake his hometown tag of Columbus, 0. This is understandable in that Jack grew up, went to college and started in business in Columbus. But another major reason is that Jack's affiliation is obviously a commercial overtone. As a paid representative of a plush real estate-golf c o u r s e development, Nicklaus is watched carefully to make certain he doesn't slip in any unplanned commercials. Nicklaus isn't alone in this. Virtually every golfer on the tour is a master of the soft sell and as such is watched carefully to make sure his golf equipment, his clothes and his resort golf clubs aren't plugged. j Ellsworth Moe, public relations counselor for :'; Tucson National, readily admits Nicklaus has had : trouble plugging the course. ; "He started to talk about the club on a Chicago ^ program and the broadcaster was visibly upset. Even at the Masters, Jack tried, but couldn't get'the word hn," Ellsworth said yesterday. · While Tucson National is news in the Old Pueblo, , it's merely a commercial at the Masters and under- · standably so. Golfers today are being signed to rep- · resent all kinds of resorts, some of which are merely paper ideas. · In many cases, golfers have seen neither the plans ·;: nor the courses. For instance, a few years ago the ' Tucson Open had more than a half dozen golfers play-: ing out of Crystal River, Fla. At that time there was '-no course, merely a promotional idea. And,' even in .Nicklaus' case he had represented the Tucson National for a full year before he even saw the fancy ..;. layout. Tucson National Makes Changes : . If Jack could tell his story, it would be a good one .';, for both the Tucson National and the Old Pueblo. ;·· Tucson National, open for play just four months, | has many improvements planned including a multi- · level guest house fronting the golf course, a large ;" lanai for serving outdoor barbecues and buffets, a ; free-form swimmjng pool and considerable work on \ the course itself. The work on the course will come first. Crews · have started to remove the winter grass and replace · it with permanent grass, an allergy-free Tifway ber- ; muda which developer Bill Nanini has grown in his . nine-acre self-proclaimed "world's largest nursery." . Once permanent grass is transplanted from the · $275,000 nursery, Nanini's crews will begin planting .'several thousand trees. During the transplanting, ;.- other crews will be at work making changes in bunker '" : - and trap locations. Short Pitches ..';. Ron Supinski, ex-Citizen sports writer, was re- ; cently transferred from the Boston bureau of United ;' Press International to UPI's Salt Lake City bureau. ;. Manager Birdie Tebbetts of the Cleveland Indians already owns a masters degree in philosophy. Now :;. he's returning to the classroom to study Spanish. He's ' a student : ait the Berlitz School of Languages when the 'Tribe is at home. . . . If you're picking a Kentucky ·*.. Derby winner on color, pick out a bay horse. Of the 88 · previous winners, 40 have been bays. Both Never Bend and No Robbery are Inys, but Rex Ellsworth's Candy Spots, a 6-5 choice, is a chestnut son of Swaps. . . . Herberto Hinojosa, a leading rider at Rillito a few years back, underwent an emergency appendectomy recently and was back riding within 10 days. Herberto, the regular rider on Crimson Satan and other fine stake horses, could wind up the leading money rider in the nation this year. . . . University of Arizona football Coach Jim LaRue helped Texan Elwood Turner get the Sunnyside High football coaching job. LaRue also was instrumental in helping Sharky Price , ex-Southern Methodist assistant, get the Mesa High : job a year ago. . . . Ex-Arizona and Arizona State .;. baseball players will meet at Monte's Casa Vieja at 4 p.m. A dinner will follow at 6 o'clock. . Top Sports Prize Announcement Set One of the most coveted prizes of the year on the Old Pueblo athletic front -- the Tucson Daily Citizen Sportsmanship Award--will be announced next Tuesday. Nominated for the award ,.»re top seniors from eight · ,nigh schools in Tucson. The winner, as well as the other »«ven finalists, will be announced on the sports pages of the Citizen. Next year a ninth school, Palo Verde, will be eligible for Blitzer Wins Gold Medal SAO PAULO, Brazil (Special) -- Charles Blitzer has 1 become the first Tucsonian ever to Win a gold medal in ., the Pan-American Games. ' The Stanford University freihman, , * graduate of Tucson High School, was · coxwain Sunday when the · American team scored * de- cl«ive victory-over runner- up Argentina, in the two- om-wlth-cox rowing event. the award. Palo Verde will have its first senior class then. The winner receives an engraved wrist watch and his school receives an engraved plaque to be displayed for the next year. The Sportsmanship Award candidates are selected from among the best from each school and must excel not only in athletics, but sportsmanship, scholarship and other activities before being considered. High schools submitting candidates ar* Amphitheater, Catalina, F l o w i n g Wells Pueblo, Pvincon, Saipointe, Sunnyside and Tucson High. Past winners: 1957--D, L. Secrist., Tucson High. I95--Donflld W. Parsons, Catalina. 1959--Edward Brown, Flowing Wells. . I960--Terry Michael De- Jonghe, Saipointe. 1961 -- Robert 5. Svob, Catalina. 1962 -- Raymond W. Kosanke, Tucson High. y i By Associated Press Baseball, on the American Plan, had an international flavor today with the menu featuring a Hunch of men in blue acting like Dutch windmills and acou- ple of guys wondering. whether they'll have to climb into khakis in the Caribbean. The umpires went into their windmill act again last night, waving the winning run home on a balk as the New York Mets defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 in a historic game that insured the 1963 balk controversy its place in the record books. . At the same time, San Francisco outfielder Felipe Alou said after the Giants' 4-3 victory over Philadelphia that he and pitcher Juan Marichal might be.re- called to military service V Windmill Act Nets Mets Victory with the Dominican Republic's armed forces because of their homeland's current crisis with Haiti. The only other games in the national pasttime were played at Los Angeles, where the Senators and Angels of the American League took turns walloping each other in a twi-night doubleheader. The Senators won the opener 9-3, the Angels took the nightcap 13-8. ' Rain postponed the other games -- Houston at Pittsburgh and Chicago at Cincinnati in the NL,,and Baltimore at Minnesota and New York at Chicago in the AL. · Two runs were forced in by balks in the Mets- Dodgers game. -The first, charged to New York starter Roger Craig, gave Los Angeles a 2-1 lead in the second inning. That held until the seventh when Ed Kranepool started a three- run rally with a double off Bob Mll!er. Charlie Neal then beat out a bunt, Kranepool scored the tying run on a wild pitch and AI Morah followed with a single that chased Miller. Ed Roebuck came on in relief and balked while pitching to pinch hitter Marv Throneberry, sending Nea! across with the de-'" ciding run. Jim Hickman's single drove in the final run, giving Craig a little extra working room as he went the distance with a seven- hitter. The balks were the 77th and 78th in the NL this sea- sdn. The previous record was 76, set by the NL in 1950. After the game, Mets' Manager C a s e y Stengel scoffed at the latest directive issued by league President Warren .Giles on the b a l k situation. Stengel said: "The last paragraph says: 'The easiest way to reduce or eliminate balks is for the managers and coaches to insist that their pitchers pause for the required length of time and conform ifien PORTS TUESDAY EVENING, APRIL 30, 1963 PAGE 18 with baseball rules,' "What do they expect us to do?" Stengel asked, "run out on the field and yell 'stop' every time a pitcher starts to. pitch." The Giants, meanwhile got a lift when slumping Willie Mays tripled and score the winning run on Orlando Cepeda's single in the third inning against the Phillies. The victory, snapping a three-game losing streak; went to Jack Fisher, who scattered ' 10 hits for his first NL victory. . After the news Alou sajd he and Marichal were "waiting for news" about the new Caribbean crisis. "Nobody k n o w s what will happen, but it's possible that Juan and I get called back into service." Alou and Marichal are citi- zens of .the Dominican Republic. ' Chuck Hinton of the Senators and George Thomas of the Angels took' hitting honors in the twin bill, each collecting five hits ; "ahd driving in four runs. The Senators, wrapped up the opener for Don Rudolph :with a four-run fifth inning uprising on a walk, Minnie Minoso's single, a throwing error by reliever Julio Navarro on Hlnton's grounder and Ed Brlnkmatvs double. That tagged Bob Turley with his third loss. Ht has yet to win. The Angels won the nightcap by sending 12 men to the plate, in a six-run seventh inning explosion. A single by pinch hitter AI Moran drove in the, tie- breaking run.' Mel Nelson was the winner with Jim Hannan taking the loss. Grab 2 Stars NBA Concludes Draft Meeting NEW YORK -- WP~ T h e New York Knickerbockers acquired two All-Americas-Art Heyman of Duke and Jerry Harkness of Chicago Loyola--as the National Basketball Association completed its annual draft of. college seniors today. The 6-5 Heyman and the 6-2 Harkness were the only seniors on The Associated Press All-America team of 1962-63. Rod Thorn of West Virginia and Tom Thacker of Cincinnati, only senior members on the second AP All-America team, also were selected by the pros. Thorn was picked by the Chicago quintet whose move to Baltimore was officially approved by the l e a g u e . Thacker was the territorial pick of the Cincinnati Royals, who made their selection preceding the regular draft. In all, 63' college cagers were chosen in the seven rounds. San Francisco's first pick was Nate Thurmond, 6-11 center from Bowling Green. Ohio. Other first picks were Eddie Miles of -Seattle by Detroit; Tom Hoover of Villanova by Syracuse; Jerry Ward of Boston College by St. Louis; Roger Strickland of the University of Jacksonville (Fla.) by Los Angeles; and Bill Green of Colorado State U., by Boston. Cincinnati was by-passed in the first round selections because of its territorial pick. Tony Cerkvenik, Arizona State University rebounding whiz, was chosen in the fifth round by Syracuse. Another Western Athletic Conference star, Ira Harge of New Mexico, went to Detroit in the seventh round. Ralph Dupas (in black) weaves and bobs to miss a straight right from Denny Moyer in the 12th round of OOPS, HE MISSED --A? Wlrepholo their world's junior middleweight fight last night. Dupas, of New .Orleans, captured the championship. BASEBALL SCOREBOARD Home Cooking, Ice Cream May Have Contributed To Dupas' Title Win NEW ORLEANS --(#)-- "I still can't believe it," said Ralph Dupas, who .won the world's junior middleweight title by training on the red beans and rice for which New Orleans is famed. Homecooking, with lots of ice cream--was what the 27- year-old ring veteran ate in preparation for his title fight last night with Denny Moyer of Portland, Ore. And Dupas showed more aggressiveness than usual in taking a 15-round split decision. The third time proved the charm in Dupas' quest for a world title. Previously, the New Orleans scrapper had lost championship bouts to lightweight Joe Brown and welterweight Emile Griffith. The close bout saw few telling blows landed by either fighter. Dupas, who has always fought best in the past over a 10-round route, made a surprisingly strong showing in the 15th. Moyer, on the other hand, is noted for strong finishes but faltered in the final round after taking the 13th and 14th. Dupas weighed 151, Moyer 154, the limit for the recently-created division. Referee Pete Giarrusso took INDIANAPOLIS 500 NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh .... St. Louis Milwaukee .... San Francisco . Los Angeles ... Chicago Philadelphia ... Clrtclnnatl i New York 7 Houston 7 GB fa. 5 .488 '/? 6 .484 9 isifl 2W 11 .474 4 10 .474 4 10 .444 4V 10 .375 5% 17 .348 6 13 .350 Vb . , _ Results New YorX 4, Los Angeles 1 San Francisco 4, Philadelphia 3 Houston at Pittsburgh, ppd., wet grounds Chicago at Cincinnati, ppd., rain Only games scheduled Today's Pitchers . Los Angeles at New York, pod., rain Ssn Francisco at Philadelphia, ppd., rain Houston (Nottebart 3-0) at Pittsburgh CCardwell 1-2), (night) Chicago (Ellsworth 2-2) at Cincinnati (Jay 0-4), (night) Milwaukee (Shaw 0-1) at St. Loulj (Simmons 3-0), (night) Tomorrow'! G*m» Houston at New York, nloht Loj Angeles at Philadelphia, night San Francisco at Pittsburgh, night Milwaukee at Cincinnati, night Chicago at SI. Louis, nloht , AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. OB Kanu* City 12 7 .432 New York S 5 .415 i Boston 9 6 .600 1 Baltimore 10 7 .SM 1 Chicago 7 7 .JOO Vfi Loj Angeles 10 10 JOO Th Minnesota « 10 .444 3Vj Detroit a 10 .444 3W Cleveland » « ,35 4 Washington « 13 .314 * Yt*t«ttfiy't RenMtl Washington 9-8, Los Araeles 3-1J New York at Chicago, ppd., rain Baltimore at Minnesota, ppd., wet grounds and rain Only games scheduled Today's Pitchers New York (Williams 1-0) it Loj An- aelej (McBrlde 1-2), (nignt) Baltimore (Barber 4-1) at Minnesota (Pascual 1-31 Kansas City (Peni 3-0) at Detroit Agulrre 3-1) Cleveland (Bell 1-0) at Boston (More head 1-0) Only camei scheduled Tomorrow'* Gam« New York at Los Angeles, nloht Clavelarxi .at Kansas City, night Boston at Minnesota Baltimore at Chicago, j, fwl-nlshf Washington at Detroit INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Buffalo 30, Columbus 14 Jacksonville 9, Rochester 4 Ai-kansss 9, Syracuse 7 Oth*r Rames postponed PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE S*lt Lake City 5, San Diego o Spokarw }, Dallas-Fort Worth I Portland i, Hawaii 3 Only 9am«s scheduled EASTERN LEAGUE Springfield 12, Readlni 1 Oliver gam«i postponed IOUTK ATLANTIC LEAOUK M«con 9-4, Nashville 0-J Other games postponed Practice Runs Start Tomorrow INDIANAPOLIS--ff^--The red station wagons which haul tourists around .the Indianapolis Motor Speedway 11 months of the year will be flagged off the track tomorrow, and practice will start for the famed 500-mile race May 30. . The month also will be devoted to drivers' tests for 12 men who have never started in the race. Seven other entries who have never started have taken the tests previously. All newcomers have to prove they can handle the specially built cars on the relatively flat 2i/ 2 -miIe asphalt track, regardless of experience on other courses. Veteran speedway drivers are the judges. The "rookies" include such noted drivers as Graham Hill of London, 1962 world road racing champion; Jim Clark of Duns, Scotland, runner-up to Hill; noted grand prix racers Pedro Rodriguez of Mexico City and Masten Gregory of Kansas City, and a NAS- CAR stock racing star, Junior Johnson of Ronda, N. C. In contrast, former winners Jim Rathmann, Melbourne, Fla., and Rodger Ward, Indianapolis, hope to start for the 13th and 14th times, respectively. Paul Russo of Indianapolis, only active driver from the pre-World II era, is entered for the 16th time. Chief Steward Harlan Fengler has set a speed limit of 140 miles an hour for the first two days the track is open. Many of the drivers hope to hit 150 in the qualifications May 18-19 and 25-26, which will cut the 66 entries down to 33 starters. L Pirates Like Law's Work In Class A PITTSBURGH -- (£)-- The Pittsburgh Pirates said Tuesday they are encouraged by the minor league pitching o Vernon Law. The one-time Buc pitching ace, plagued with arm trouble won his second game last night for Kinston in the Class A Carolina League, shutting out Winston-Salem, 14-0. "This is the best I've felt in two years," the right-hander said. Law yielded three hits, walked two, struck out six and hit one batsman. He also belted a three-run homer. Kinston Manager Harding Peterson, former Pittsburgh catcher who caught Law in the game, said, "His fast ball was as good as it was the last time I saw him in 1959. He kept his stuff and control better than in the first game he pitched this season." GOLF NOTES Patti Starr took medalist lonors with an 83 as the Randolph Women's Golf Association opened play for its club championship. M a t c h play continues :hrough Thursday. Kentucky May Break Color Line LEXINGTON, Ky.--UPI-The University of Kentucky Athletics Association directors late yesterday issued a formal statement they favor racial integration of the school's athletic teams "as a matter of principle and policy." The directors also requested President Frank G Dickey to discuss the proposed move with officials of other member schools of the Southeastern Conference. No teams of the member schools at present are racially integrated. Dickey, outgoing president of the university, acting as spokesman for the board, said that he would have "no further comment" until he has contacted SEC officials. Other Athletics Association board members also declined to comment on the action, which came after a 3-hour session. The board did not elaborate on its reasons for wanting Dickey to confer with officials of the other SEC schools. The statement was interpreted here as meaning that Kentucky 'can be expected to recruit, or at least accept, Negro athletes on some gradual "phasing" basis. This could mean that Negroes might first play in minor sports, in which the university has, no present contractual or scheduling obligations with SEC schools opposed to, or unable by custom or legislative specification, to play against racially integrated teams. the seventh away from Dupas for low blows. Giarrusso openly warned -Dupas once and said he cautioned him other times in the round. When ring announcer Jack Dempsey called out the card of judge- Herman Dutreix-the first one read--as seven rounds for Moyer, two even and six Dupas, the partisan crowd booed. Dupas looked startled. "I just couldn't believe it," he said afterwards. "I felt I had it all the way." Then came judge Lucian Joubert's 8-5-2 card favoring Dupas while Giarrusso called it nine for Dupas, four even and two for Moyer. The Associated Press card had a draw with 7-7-1. As Dempsey announced the final card and droned: "The new world's champion," Dupas, a Roman C a t h o l i c , dropped to his knees in the center of the ring, prayed and made the sign of the cross. MOYER had no excuses and shed no tears. The handsome, 23-year-old who looks more like the boy next door than a boxer, said Dupas never hurt him. Asked if he thought he had won, Moyer r e p l i e d : "I thought it was close." The fight--first championship bout in New Orleans since 1956 --grossed $29,112 from a paid crowd of 5,028. Moyer got a $7,500 guarantee or 35 percent of the net gate. Dupas got 20 per cent of the net. Brazil Tops Yank Nine SAO PAULO,''Brazil-- (m--Spunky little Brazil doused faint U.S. hopes for the Pan - American Games baseball title today by edging the Americans 4-3. The stunning upset left the door wide open for Cuba which meets Mexico in the second game of the baseball program. Cuba leads the playoff with a 5-1 mark. The U.S. has a 5-3 record. A triple and a passed bail in the tenth inning gave the Japanese-Brazilians the upset victory. 'Hopeful' Arizona Awaits TV Slate The University of Arizona is "hopeful" of being on the NCAA football television schedule, sports informa-, tion director Frank Soltys said today. The schedule is expected to be announced late today. ; : Last week, Western Athletic Conference Commis- sioner'Paul Brechler told the Citizen he had submitted three Arizona home games for consideration of. the NCAA television committee and the CBS television net-work. ' The games included were Arizona vs. Oregon, Oct. 19, Wyoming vs. Arizona, Nov. 2; and New Mexico vs. Arizona, Nov. 23. The Arizona-Wyoming game' already is scheduled as an afternoon game. If either the New Mexico or Oregon game is selected, it will 'have to be switched to the afternoon.. · Soltys said he had no "official" announcement'from the NCAA, but admitted the university was "hopeful" of being selected. · PNEUMONIA CASE Young's Loss Jolts Hopes From Wire Services SAO PAULO, Brazil--George i Young of Las Cruces, N.M., the favorite to win the gold medal, was scratched from the 3,000 meter steeplechase in the Pan-American Games today because he is suffering from possible pneumonia. The loss of Young jolted ,U. S. hopes for winning the steeplechase, the only gold medal at stake on today's track and field program. U.S. Coach Lou Montgomery tried to substitute Charles Clark of Orange, Calif., for Young but his request was turned down. That left Jeffrey Fishback of Belmont, Calif., as the only U.S. entrant in the steeplechase. ( The decathlon competition got under way today with Russ Hodge of Roscoe, N. Y., tied for second and John D. Martin of Norman, Okla., tied for fifth after the first event, the 100-meter dash. Hector Martinez of Venezuela ran the 100 in 10.8 seconds for 990 points. Hodge and Douglas Gardner of Canada each did 11.0 seconds for 908 points. Martin ran 11.5 seconds for 737 points. Boxing competition gets under way tonight, and the U.S. is expected to win several gold medals in that. However, none of them will come today because boxing does not reach the final rounds until Friday. tomorrow and Coughing Hits Derby Candidates LOUISVILLE, Ky.--UPI-Bonjour headed a field of eight in todayV running of the $15,000 Derby Trial at Churchill Downs in a race designed to set the field for Saturday's running of the Kentucky Derby. But a "bug" in the stable area may have more to say about the number of starters in America'*! than today's racing classic race, for the horses are coughing on the backstretch just as they are at the race tracks throughout the East. If the virus hits one of the Kentucky Derby "big three"--Candy Spots, Never Bend or No Robbery -- the field for the 89th running of the Kentucky Derby Saturday will swell. But if the favorites are spared, as they have been up until now, only about seven may challenge them in the mile and one-quarter classic. 1963 PATTERNS-SARAH FABRIC MOST ANY CAR YOUR CHOICE OF 4 COLORS REG. $22.95 VALUE HEAVY DUTY DOUBLE SEAMED 2-YEAR WARRANTY FREE * 17S CAPIN ' 5 CAR WASH WITH EACH PURCHASE ICW* DOWNTOWN 500 N. 6?h Ave. MA 2-7766 2 STORES OMB Dally 7iJ» » i P.M. Dvwnttwn OMD Frl. ill ». Baitilfe Oj*fl Sun. I I* 5 P.M. EASTSIDI 4937 E. Spttdway EA 7-68U

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