Independent from Long Beach, California on June 10, 1966 · Page 24
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'LOWEST PAID QUARTERBACK' LMI IMC*, CXII., Frl. Jim It, HU INDEPENDENT-^ C-3 Munson Signs Rom Pact.*. Quietly J^ AHptnnty to""****TM*TM***TM^^TM****** .Bill Munson has signed ·'tils 1966 contract at a substantial raise, but the quiet man from Lodi figures he's still "low man on the club." '"smart when I first signed," "I guess I wasn't very the highly talented quarter/back said. "I had a two! · year contract 'at the same ' salary my first two seasons. I guess no one had heard of ' me during college (Utah .State) so I didn't sign for any fabulous bonus. (Ed note: The Rams must have, they made him their No. 1 draft choice in 1963). "I received a good raise this year, but I'm sure I'm still lowest paid of the Rams' three quarterbacks," Bill noted in reference to veteran Roman Gabriel and rookie Billy Guy Anderson. The quick-armed Munson has fully recovered from the knee injury and ensuing surgery that sidelined him last year for the final four games. "Bill's devotion to therapy work is an example for all athletes," said Dr. Daniel Levinthal, who has kept close watch on Bill's right knee since performing the surgery last November. "Bill refused lucrative off-season employment so that he could devote full time to therapy and, with the fine help of trainer George Menefee, he has done a great job," Levinthal reported. Before giving way to Gabriel last fall, the 25-year-old Munson completed 54% of his passes (144 for 267). His best day came against the Chicago Bears when he completed 27 passes, the greatest number of completions by a Ram quarterback FOOTBALL'S PEACE MAKERS Announcing the peace and merger plan between the two former bitter rivals of professional football are (from left) Tex Schram, president of the NFL and head of the Dallas Cowboys; Pete Rozelle, who will be commissioner of merged leagues, and Latnar Hunt, president of the AFL and Kansas City Chiefs. --AP Wlrephoto Indy Crash Ruled as Blameless in the past 14 seasons. Munson's two-year Ram totals: mi $' C !TJS- TsV 1 ?"?* IMS 267 144 .53? 1701 10 14 Five other Rams came to terms Thursday. Guards Don Chuy and co-captain Joe Scibelli and tackle Charlie Cowan, all offensive starters in "65, have signed along with place kicking specialist Bruce Gossett and punter Jon Kilgore. It'll be the sixth NFL season for both Cowan and Scibelli and fourth for Chuy. Gossett has led the club in scoring his two seasons, hitting on 15 of 26 field goal attempts and 30 of 32 PATs for 75 points in '65. Kilgore, from Auburn, took over the punting chores at mid-season when the Rams released Billy Lothridge. By AL LARSON MERGER- (Continued from Page C-l) Our game in San Diego next year will be televised into Los Angeles." What is the fate of the annual Pro Bowl game INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. The U.S. Auto Club reported today that no one driver can je blamed for the 16-car pileup at the start of the 500-mile race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 30. Driver Billy Foster of Victoria, B.C., came under considerable criticism after the accident, but a statement by Henry Banks, USAC director of competition, indicated Foster was not at fault. "The first-lap pile-up at the start of the 500 this year is Bowl TV contract has seven not the fault of any one driver,' Bank's statement said. 'A careful study of several films of the race clearly indicate that no one driver is to blame and it is most unfor- tion begins in 1970, how often lunate that one driver had tolwill NFL clubs play AFL :tand the brunt of unwar- teams? ranted criticism. I This question has yet to be Jim Kensil, the NFL publicity director, said the Pro years to run. However, it's likely the merged league will inaugurate an NFL-AFL all- star game. Once inter-league competi- "The pileup that involved :he 16 cars and eliminated 11 Tom the race can only be resolved. No mixing of AFL teams into NFL divisions contemplated. As a result, the termed a racing accident. UNANIMOUS CHOICE Brown on CIBA 1st Team inter-locking schedule p r o b- ably will amount to only two "THE G R E E N flag had nr thrce R ames = ach season. jdropped and the race was on. ;Two drivers headed for the after p a s s i n g the starting Long B e a c h ' s O s c a r Brown was one of three USC Trojans and seven unanimous choices on the CIBA all-league team named Thursday. He won an outfield post on the 11-man first club. Two other Trojans joined Brown, catcher Steve Sogge and pitcher John Stewart. Brown was one of four sophomores chosen to the team. Sogge, Stanford shortstop Frank Duffy and California's s h o r t s t o p Ted Parks were the others. Parks, who now plays for Salta, was named utility infielder. Brown, who prepped at Poly and then played last year at Compton College, hit .340 for the Trojans and led the team in several offensive categories. An all-City, all-CIF and all-Western States Conference choice before entering USC, Brown was a first- round draft choice of the Atlanta Braves Tuesday. Last year he was chosen by Cincinnati. same open spot in the field NO ONE was m o r e surprised with tlie news of the merger than Mike Garrett. line. One of them, seeing he I USCs " eisman l r °£^ couldn't make it. veered to W l n n e r ' who recclved a $300 'his right, was hit by another car and went into the wall. This was Billy Foster. "He (Foster) came to rest against the wall and for a 000 bonus to play with Kansas City of the AFL, s a i d : "From what I heard, it would be at least two years before the leagues got together. "I thought how lucky I was. Cardinal Homers Tag Fryman for 1st Loss moment it looked as though , OTrt r)f s ' miled , t was rea ,, v the entire field would get kinda fu , sajd lo myse , fi -·past. At that instant, how- lever, Mel Kenyon was forced Thank God I signed when II did.' | to veer to avoid hitting the -, H scems to ms tnat there careening nose cone of Fos- snrm | d be snrne kind O f com . (promise in sports as to what a chain re- tne athletes get paid. It al- iters car. | "This started action that resulted in the pile-up." ways seerns to go from one extreme to the other--either PITTSBURGH #)--Jerry Buchek and Phil Gagli-; pattern for the start of the · - - - - * - race is being studied and a Banks said the traditional ithe owners are in a perfect ano each cracked two-run homers as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated Pittsburgh, 4-2, Thursday night and recommendation will be made to the USAC rules committee position or the athletes are,"' said Garrett. · tagged rookie Pirate southpaw Woody Fryman wittv in September. The 33 FANFARE Ihis first defeat. | The homers were the first""" this season for the Cardinal infielders. Buchek hit his in the second after Mike Shannon singled off Fryman. I Gagliano got his in the sixth following Lou Brock's single. The Pirates protested that the blow curved foul be- :start three abreast in 11 rows. SALTA SEEKS 3RD IN ROW Mike Saka Pontiac will try to make it three in a Missouri Grid Rivalry Looms ST. LOUIS (/PI -- The St. Louis Cardinals of the National Football League, on the ^ ^ _ ^ tu . tv . u .,,,,, ,,,. row over usc wnen the iheels of the announced merger fore dropping "into"th'e"right : cluhs meet '" an exhibition Wednesday invited the Kan- 1 1 » n , , , . ,, . -- . . _ . i . nnr. f'.t.. ^u:«r_ _r *i_ _ A field stands. Sf. Louis AB R H " Pittsburgh AS R H Brock,If Gaollano,3b Flood.cf leoeda.lb Shannon,rf BucheV,2b Corraios.c Miixvlll.ss Jackson,p Allcv.Si 4 1 2 2 Mola.cf 4 0 0 OCIemente.rf 4 0 1 0 Pagllaroni.c 4 1 2 OCIendenon,lb 3 1 2 2 M«»rmkl,2b 4 0 0 0 Ballev,3b 4 (1 0 OStaratlUI 3 0 0 0 Frvman.p Pnoan.ph McBean.D 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 00 1 0 2 0 n o 0 1 34 4 8 4 Totals '--Runs batted In. 'Wtburoh'". DP--Pltls... Pittsburgh 5. _ (1), Gagllano Mola. Jackson (W, 5-4) Frvman IL, 4-1) . ... / McBc.in 2 T--1:58. Alt.--11,232. -BSStl Cleimcnle IP H baseball game at Blair Field, starting at 7:30. Manager Joe Hicks will use three pitchers, J o h n Clifton, Joe Miller and 8 J 8 ' Galen Smith, while Trojan coach Rod Dedeaux will counter with Ray Lamb and John Herbst. A TV set will be installed at Blair so that fans may also view the Dodgers and R ER OB 50 2 2 0 n t 4 I 51 0 0 0 2 ' Giants f r o m Park. Candlestick Junior Baseball _ ndbas 5; SI Innocents 3. Rotary--Tcenpoj! M, Saltwater Yanks 9. Kiwanls T-Snirt-T-Blrfls 1«, Dolomns 9. SW Norwalk LL-- Indians 1. Pioneers 0. L.B. LL-- Douglas 3. Hoeflcv's 0. Gr. Bcllflowcr LL--Cubs 7, Stars 6; An- acts 12. Seals 1. I West Grove LI--Cubs J, Stars; Phils 3., White Sox 2; Twins 15, Cards I. I E. L.B. LL-Sr. Kit Mobile 3, Kcnluckv Fried 1; Mai. Cubs 6, Angels 5. { E. Anaheim Babe Ruth--Cards 7, JrJ ALWAYS FIRST QUALITY College Park 9, L.B. Police 3; Huff. 7. sas City Chiefs of the American Football League Thursday to a preseason game in 1967. Cardinals owners Charles and William Bidwill said theyi= feel the game is a natural and(| might stir a friendly football rivalry between the two largest cities in Missouri. PCL Results Phoenix 5, Oklahoma City Vancouver 2, Tacoma 1. Tulsa II, Portland 5. _ j d; Tioers 4, Indians . 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