The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on June 13, 1957 · Page 8
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The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas · Page 8

Freeport, Texas
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Thursday, June 13, 1957
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•>, , -_ <•,.' ^jV-" '7. ^ Ji u '^ f ',F ^ «^ 1 ,^,-^ t ^^^ J Mladtnka To Pitch.... Salt Tesi Gators Tonight felt, a member of Cosmopolitan Lea ttit Lake Jackson's champion Gators tonight »K a W*W»-Schmidt field soft Wtt doubleheader. , Ycttghf* activity will be L*k« Jaduon's first home series *fn«* they split * twlnbill with Brow* Window Company of D*U*e a few weeks back. The Gators, who play out of th* Trl-County Softball league, stand 24-1 for the season and «-0 in loop play. The last Gat Kofs Host jSolvesfort * Saturday Boasting a record of win« against no defeats, two the . Brazosport girls Softball team, ? better known as the Kat«, face •''• Galveiton Saturday night look- i ing for victory number three. ' The single Saturday game A will get underway at 7:30 p.m. II from Lake Jackson's Webb'-. Schmidt Field. < The Brazosport nine hold one •'} run Wins over Oalveston, 4-3, i and a 7-6 victory over Houston, - for their only two outings of ;! th* current summer season. I At present members of the •ji *4U*d are taking up donations 1 from area business places, hop< log to raise money for the sea>' ton and then for a trip to Bal,! ;A state-wid* girls Softball !'( tournament takes place at Bal* i linger each year and the Braz- V osport Kats are looking for'•;' ward to their second trip to t the affair, which will come \l, tome time in July. __ or victory came over Bostick'u, Cafe, that being a 4-0 shutout; Tuesday night Gator manager Us Tolbirt still have his top tWb mour.a ace:;, Welded Haney and Sink Mladenka, ready for service in the double feature tonight. Haney, one of the fastts pitchers along the Texas qoasf, lias won 12 while losing 2 and has 215 strikeouts to his credit over those 14 games. The veteran Mladenka has run his winning string to 1L straight while suffering no setbacks. Mladenka tossed a one- hitter at Bostick's ia the Gators' last outing. Both Haney and Mladenka are due to see service in tonight's twinblll. Tolbirt will have Jim Schef- dln and George Koenning to share the catching duties while Speedy Billiard, a Gator veteran, might see some battinf service. Lefty Underwood, who cracked a triple against Bostick's recently, will cover the big it first while Joe Pitts backs him up. Rusty Koenig, a Gator menv »r of many seasons, '-will be over at second while Harvey Whitehead will probably start at shortstop. At third will be Ed Brannon. Jim Hembree, who had a double against Bostick's and drove in three.. rims, Billy Moore, Russ Ivy, Glenn Llpp- man and other* are due to see service in the Outfield. From tonight't twinblll the tators rest on Friday but move nto service Saturday and Sunday, as they will be taking n a tournament. It's an I for an I when two egotists get together. frror In Little League Story B*for* our pbosw jump* off th* hook or a couple of Little League baseball team* storm The facti building, we want to correct a story w* had In th* Wedne*d*y sporta page. la our daily rundown on LitUe Leagu* activitiy, we h*4 two frMport club*, th* Red Sox and Cubs, each losing tw* gam** wall* winning seven. That waa wrong Th*a* tw* team Itaad 7-1 for th* *Wf*ftt r f**P*n MM**b How*v*r, part of our story was right, a* th* Cuba and JM Sox do fac* each other in a showdown gam* Thursday . night fa which th* vinn*r will claim th* first round cham- ; pianihlp. Other c*uaty LitU* Leagu* groups play an entire season •.com* up with a champioo while to* one* with more than l*agu« hav* a plajoff b*tw*cn the two league winnan th* tttl*. riMport kaa only on* l**gu« but lh»y silll play th*it aiann fa\ haWwt. Should on* club win th* tint haU tad th*B a d'4f*zwit BUM iak* th* crowm la put two, U will hriag ahwU a plaroff. Last IUUOB the Bobcat* took both end* of the rae* and ,1 therefor* u* playoff wu n«eded. Should th* Cubs win over the R*d Sox tonight and then ' th* Had So* «om* back and win th* championship in part \t*o, thw* two clubs would meet in mid-July for the Free,' »ort flag. W* ar• MWT ab*ul gtttiag dowa Ike wrong nuik* p <•* tb*a* two aia** but la *ui huiry on trying to get la *' a*r«*l wwr* (aatoi. 90! then mixed up. ,- Smn*wb*r* wound 81 teams play sottball and baseball „•. *>v*r th* aumm*r mor.thi in tbi* county and if th* Wednesday 1* th* last on* w* mak* trying to keep up with them w* will con*id*r it a real good sumnva and start football. Semi-Pros Bmoria Comtty'* Mmi-pro bqseball team, which ar« known a* Fraeport'* Port Cafe, dropped their second game of th* Haioa recently, that being to Houston'* LaRose Clean- ait, l-q ----- ' ____ _ .. LaR»**, a w.U-kmown Mmi'pi* club aloafl th* T*xa* Ceut, k«d to ««w» ell thrt* oi thtb; IUM to th* opening «o daia» (h* wla ovw W**t ColumbU'* Barmoad Th* F-etport eajry. which i* full of many of th* former J*!f*rt*ri, b»v* only had a couple of good workout* and co«r.» along in a week or so. W* lock for them to win several game* after they get * *atp th* >wing of playing summer basebai}. jsteh. tim* 1 *r» 9'aying in th* area, try and get to *e* some, off th* Wim.... jjfftfife, th» tchoeliMchar how Cut »nd Shoot, 1$*J*k* of th» h«*vrw*igb* picture xecwatlf drew the biggest gat* of any fight to again, which U due to b* i rematch M slated to b* in Miami placs seem very yafyttjc, »* AWT MM***, Sajw- f»' an- r-fJi « will to played it Free". LWtfi fteld, itarttal'ii : T***>Ajr* bastbafi nisi drafted tttt* ih* staid* last night, thai Ming i i-6 im'g innifte} dtiU t» §t» CB>, LM * 6«*-hi«« ior Fr**p6rt whit* D*rnand« iMMet a 8«* hltt*f f*f Id ffc* t<ttt*<», shewn *ba»», will )ra**i la W*st &»:a*W* Frldaf aljM, ' S ., 4, hid Counfy At full Sfrengfh.... Big Games On LL Card * * *\ Fof the first time in around two weeks, BraZOrla County Little League teams are due to be at full strength tonight arid Friday, with all loop* get- liug in' on the playing card, However, after Friday night games, the teams in th* B-CV League will close down un. Ul June 25th for Boy Scout Week. Lake Jackson and Freeport have already been off a week for the camp. With most of the LL race* at the halfway mark, th* only team in the Major loop* that hold an unbeaten role Is that of Angleton'i American League Yanks, who have won. five and lost none. Velaico has opened a two. game gap in the B.C-V race, as they have a 7-2 mark and econd place Joaea Creek is -3. Velatco and Brazoria were tied up until Friday, but since that thn* Velasco has won two, while Braxoria lost the came. Lake Jackson's LL races Ind the Indian* well In front n the American.loop, boast- ng an 3-1 mark, while the race is a cl<M* affair. At present th* Dodgers''«ir* on top, posting a 9-3*1 record, while the Card* and -Brave* are right on then* heels. The West Columbia Braves are well in front In their separate LL race a* they have won eight while losing one. In Xreeport, th* race will com* to a head tonight when th* Cuba and Red Sox dash. Both stand 7-1 in loop play and the winner will decide the first half champion. Little Leagu* activity In Freeport'a second half raer open* up Monday night with a brand n*v rae* starting. Minor league game* in Laka fackaon-wer* th* only tot* OB th* county card Wednesday and th«y were held in th* afternoon and night. Game* in the Texas League ound th* Bedl*ga taking a 18.U win over th* Tiler*, while th* Senator* slipped by the Athletic*, 11-10. BRAZORIA C601fTY UTTtfi LEAQOT BASEBALL STAHDIKQS Thteugh TuM«af, Jan* 11 B-C-V L**OU* Team Velasco Jones Creek Braioria Brave* (Clute) Dodgers (Clute) . Latest Remit* Jones Creek 5 — Dodger* 4 Dodgers 1» — Braioria 10 Jones Creek S — Brazoria 10 Velasco 4 — Braves 3 Coming Game*, Friday, Jtntt 14: -_ Brazoria v* Jones Creek at Velasco. Dodgers vs Brav** at Glut* All B-C-V Uttle League Team* off untl June 2S for Boy Scout W 7 $ •s S 3 Tuesday, Jun* 18: • Red Sox vs Bobcat •Monday games Bpen up second half of play In Freeuort's LitUe League race. Team (Mia on) W ;amp. WTMt i Columbia League Team W Brave* 8 Dodger* S Giant* ' 8 Card* 1 Latett Reamlla Brave* 1 — Card* 0 Dodger* 15 — Giant* 4 O*W*a • t^ £*> v« Glanjk -^ ^t • Card* vs Dodger* Aagtetoa LMflVM (AmerUan) Team Yank* Rotariant Red Sox Kiwani* Lateti ReraU* Yank* » — Rotartan* 1 Red Sox t — Xiwani* 0 Tanks 5 — Red Sox 0 Rotarlani 8 — Klwanla 4 Coming Game* Thursday, June 13: Kiwanls vs Yanks Red Sox v* Rotarlani Monday, Jun* 17: , Klwanli vs Rotarlani Yanks vs Rod Sox (Natioul) Team Dodgers Tafltwisters L*gion Brav** W 4 l 3 2 a i 0 5 Lale*t Results Tailtwlsters 7 — Dodnrs S Legion 10 — Braves 9 • • Dodger* IS — Braves I Legion 10 — TaUtwiitm I Cemlag QUM* Friday, June 14; . Brave* v* Tailtwlsters ' Legion v* Brav*« Tuesday, Jun* U: ' Talltwister* TI Dodg*rf Legion v* Brav** Freeport Leaguea «_ Fishing activity mad* a mttt ncreaa* in Brazo*poirt ^filain water* W«dne*d*y and ws lated to jump even mor* by the coming weekend. Most of the movement was rtportod In the afternoon hours, with the canals, ;etti** and Old Riv^r getting a large part of th* activity. Trout fishing from th* Mft was slowed up a great deal ram last w**k M only • low scattered angler* w*r* reported in that ar*a W*dn**d|y, RodSjW 7 Bobcats S Vagi** • la}**! B*gii1t* Cub* 8 — B*gUj % Cub* 2 _ Bobcats * . R*4 Sox 1 » Bobcati • Jtad Sox «,«. Xajltt 0 Corotafj Oam«e Thursday, Juae II; Cub* v* Red Sox Friday, Jun* U: Bobcati vs JEagle* *Mond«y, June 17; Cub* v* ~ ' White Sox Redskin* Braves Yanks L M 4 4 1 8 LaiMt Result* White Sox 14 — Redskins 3 Brave* P — White Sox 7 ' Comlaf Oame* Monday, June If: Whit* Sox v* Yankees Tuesday, June 18: Redsldns vi Brave* Lak* Jacks** tcaott** (MAJORS) American Team w* Indian* 8 Yanks S Red Sox 4.. White Sox «£ L*i**t RMuli* Red Sox 7 — White Sox 3 Coming Qamtt Friday, Jun* 14: Iladlan* vs White Sox' Yanks vs Red Sox, Tuesday, Jun* 18: Red Sox v* ".. Whit* Sox vs Y*i Katioaal Team W Dodger* S «"•• Cud* Brave* Phillies tatett L 3 4 4 Braves 3 — Cards L Coming Game* Thursday, June 13: Braves v* Philli** Card* v* Dodger* Monday, Jun* 17: Dodgwr v* Brave* Card* v* Phillies TMUI League Team Senator* Redleg* Athletic* Tiger* Cetalag Qam** W 3 3 1 0 Saturday Morning, June 18: Gator Field — Athletic* v* Tigers: Redleg* vs Senators Wednesday afternoon, Jun* l»j Athtatl** v* Redlegs; Sena, tor* v* Tiger* , AoMriwa Coming Owe* Saturday Morning, June U; Littl* Le*gu* Field—Rough —• ,.^.. 8ports%t I Jun* U; M-MUsioni w t&5«i ITailMMl Standings not Avallabl* Saturday June 18i Uttte LMgu* Fleld-txport. m TI Oilinj Buff* vi c«tt very easily tte a flb-Wttef the questionable hit jaMe ... fiuMnf ntrAtje* en*, will 6Be on, a bunt was ttliced dowfi th* third fnatt me md the niflner was »sfe afitr ft* fited the baW, fr i Bay city was gfowi a hit, their only one/ oh this play and U also wieaftt the ball «*nte to Fretfiort. , The Wednesday night wa« the tecfltid in a row ___ the defending champions and their second by one run, Lake Jackson flicked them 3-i in extra Wlectjk lot Into trouble In the first inning by hitting the first batter he faced, who made the only run. A bunt single and an error gave Bay City their run, that coming ia the first rrawe. •* After that, Bay, City only put on* man on bate, that coming in the sixth irmiftg on an error at first Wleczyk worked on strikeout strings « eight and live for, hi* night's work. " * " Hernandez did not. have things going his way each .ta- nirig as only two .Freeport bat. ten struck out, The'rest were hitting long keeping th* ground. fly balls ball on and the The Bay City first baseman had lota of action in the Wed. nesday gam* ai h* aided ia putting out 14 Freeport batters while five hit fly**, Freeport teemed to «>t rallies started in the third and fourth inning* but missed signal* got i their lead runners thrown out at second. •' '•' mad* up of high school boyi from th* Black* Cat* and 8**** _.._ . ny. turned in a fin* defensive ged Sox gam* behind Hernandex they only mad* a coupl* a* Th* Bay, City win tie* with West Columbia for Major Teen-Age lead, ,**(* with on* win against no set- Youths Hold Golf Tourney A two-day golf tournament || op*n*d thl* morning for Bras- %«•",- :>L*t»*} H*tttlii4 LakeJaickKJnS^ W*itC6i*«^l > Coming Qua** FfMay, June 14: Ffeep^iH at Wett Columbia Saturday, June 13: Bay City at take Jackson Tuesday. June 18: - Citfrat w*it CohtmbU HnlorY>A Columbia Bay City Frwf^ort Alvin Lake Jackson LaMts Httulls tVeaiiiJf' &jva t6oK flolvitfitil hlmola wa«M » s*»» I uplet 'ev»r ffie ieadtts. Kenneth Boon* and Bevil th* pHehin« tot Weit Cottunbia, With BoD|e starting and get- h« 16M. \9ht West Columbia Senior! Gifted strong as Boon* lacad i hbmn rim in the firtt inn!n« With 6h« nnan on to push West Columbia into a quick 1.0 (Margin over the hosting Alvih nine, then, fri the fourth. inning, Alvin *co«d their five. On two hit* and four walkj by Boone, Aivin had takan over. Both West Columbia and Al. in managed to pick up five tut over the seven inning match. ' 19 YOU* HAUPIf F. B. T( on rut BnrrUatU And OH CALL West Col. 4 — Freeport 1 Bay Ci^ 19 — Lake Jackson 8 Freepdtt 10 — Lake Jackson 8 OemlagGam** Friday, June 14! Freeport at Bay City Alvin at Lake Jackson Monday, June 17: Alvin at Bay City Bruorla County . Junior Tern-Age Tea* , 'W IT Clute * Velasco .. Warriors (F) Redskins (F) West COL " * Latosx HnulJt Thursday, June 132 Warriors a* West Col. Clute, at Freeport (Redskins) Warriors 3 —> Redskin* 1 Clute 3 Velasco Velaico 3 7 — WO 3 Clute » ^. Warriors 2 londay, June 17: VelMCOJit Freeport .: .(Warriors) ! Sedskins 1 at West Ool. Cub* Oiant* Pirates »it Results ,;;jikate« 2 Red 803^3. —• Cub» 2 • ,. . Co*uag.aames Thurtday; J\ine 13; EttSSV/Cubt Friday, June 14: Red Sox v* Giants Monday, Jiuia 17: Pirate* v* Olwts Have you met our TELLER"? Someone ha* called him that - though he's actually Uncle Sam's postman [ — because it's through him that a lot of our depositors transact a lot of I 'their routine' business ] with us. Stop in at our bank or write us for your it< ing forms; and next time the weather 'a I you are busft«iadisposed, or out of town- _. really matchless convenience O f Banking AM ; y _ ' v* \ > \ ':• *THt BANK OF COURTl'SY* ' THE FREEPORT NATIONAL 3% PAID ON ALL SAVING^ 103 Cherry St. Freeport Phone! osport youth* taking part in II R*er**.|l the annual Summer Uon Progrun. . : . Golfers that are 14 year* of ag* and older will take .partll in on* phase of th* tourney, while piaywi under 14 will go to mak* up a second entry II Ult. Lon Tullas, BrazoiportNll S u m m er Recraatlon Golf II teacher, U expecting * large turnout for thl* first of many 11 toum»y» planned on th* pro* | grant ' • I Bo Daenmm, Ronni* Ray, Robert Boaiarg*, Mix Fulton ll and othwr* win bo playtag in th* older gnnip, white Van Salmans, B*rt r Qahl, J§ Bullard, Cyril «*Tdt, I Wad* and otb*r* will 1» to II th* lower bracket 'NOTICE! ONE DAY ONLY -JUNE J5th WAREHOUSE SALE ! In FREFPORT, T*xas $ 20 DOWN DELIVERS A Piano To Your Home I Svery Piano Muat Be Soldi FEDDERS ' PM* in lurf lurf fjihtag were >n the area of Ban Luis Beach, whet* the. icfutt* wv* only Ught ••-.-. Sonw fl*hing WM don* from th» Jetties and t** 014 Wvw Wedneiday, with • f*w tiwfc wd* a. » 4 flounder b*iag caught. Bough, mudte wat*t* wa* on* of the main (ft *r«rsJ*Hl«| «rtih Ha***, Omasi 2nd STREI B.^.^.-_ » «»__li. ' L '"Xt Jf-

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