The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 5, 1966 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 5, 1966
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Casons Take Three From LR Colonials Blytheville's American Legion Dud'Cason pitching staff gave up only ten hits in three games to pace a sweep the Casons pulled off Saturday night and Sunday afternoon against visiting Colonial Bakery of Little Hock. Colonial is leading Little Rock Legion play. Saturday night, the Casons won 10-2. In the Sunday double header, the scores were 4-2 and 7-0. McLaughlin and McKinney (who came on in the ninth) pitched a three-hitter against the Colonials Saturday night. McLaughlin gave up all the hits, but McKinney gave up one of the runs when, in the ninth, a fielder's choice, two walks and a hit batsman led to a run. McLaughlin was backed by a 13-hit attack. The Casons scored two in the first when Wagner doubled and Yarbrough and Bateman singled. Their big inning was the fifth, however, when Yarbrough singled, Singleton doubled and Beard and Harper followed with base hits. They added two more in the seventh on Harper's homer. Three bases en balls and Bate- man.s single led to three runs in the eighth. * * * Pitching star for the first game of Sunday's two was reliable Eddie Carner, who tossed up a four • hitter. earner's shut out was spoiled in the fourth inning when a walk and a pair of singles resulted h the visitor's only two runs. * * * A four-run first inning (on only two hits) turned out to be the difference. Williams and Wagner opened with walks. They came in on Bateman's single and Harper's fielder's choice. George singled home Harper and Bateman. Buie and Sammis thereafter shut the door on the Casons, who got two hits the rest of the way, one by Williams and the other by Mears * * '* There was no such, pressure in. the finale, however. Walt Hampton and McKinney tossed a three-hitter while the Casons were picking up four runs in the first and two in the second. Little Rock's Sammis was touched for nine hits, and the Casons had another four-run, two-hit first frame, in which three walks figured. Blytheville added two more in the second- one of them on Yarbrough's homer. Benson singled home George for a final score in the sixth. The three wins ran the Casr ons' 1966 record to 24-2. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL LEAGUE W..L...Pct..G.B. SO SI .817 46 32 .590 ZVt 43 34 .558 S 43 36 .544 6 43 37 .538 6tt 47 40 .481 11 36 41 .468 12 47 45 .451 San Fran. Pittsburgh Los Angeles 'hija. ..... louston ... St. Louis . Jincinnafl Atlanta .. New York Jhicago Rookie Pitchers Get July Fourth Spotlight '! By DICK COUCH Associated Press Sports Writer Catfish Hunter beat the heat Jn the seventh inning but Fritz Peterson didn't cool off until the eighth. Kansas City's Hunter, work- Ing with only two days rest in 85-degree weather at Baltimore Monday, pitched six strong innings as the Athletics snapped the American League - leading Orioles' winning streak at seven with a 9-6 victory. New York's Peterson, meanwhile, rivaled 'toe 95-degree temperature at Yankee Stadium by pitching 7 1-3 perfect innings in a 5-2 victory over Chicago thai' gained the Yanks a split of their holiday doubleheader. Hunter, 20 years old and Kangas 'City's biggest winner with eight victories, yielded four hits and three runs — two of them unearned — before going out for a pinch hitter in the seventh, when Dick Green's three - run homer gave the A's their winning margin. Manager Alvin Dark said he hadn't planned on Hunter going all the way because of the heat and the young right-hander's lack of rest. Hunter beat Detroit 6-4 in his previous start last Friday. * * * Peterson, a 24-year-old rookie, retired the first 22 batters he faced before his own error ended the string and John Romano's single broke up the no-hit bid. He finished with a two-hitter and his seventh victory in 13 decisions. The young left-hander, a fast worker who has said, "I like to get a game over with so I can find out who won," dispatched the White Sox on 87 pitches. Only 20 were called balls. The White Sox took the first game 5-0 behind the six-hit pitching of left-hander Gary Peters. Elsewhere, the California Angels whipped Detroit 11-6, Minnesota edged Cleveland 5-4 and Washington divided a twin bill with Boston, winning the first game 64 and losing the nightcap 1-0. The Athletics, who have won four of their last five, jumped to a 9-3 lead over the Orioles, Green leading the way with five RBI. He batted twice during a Six-run rally in the fifth, driving jn the first run with a single and delivering another when he was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded. Russ Snyder homered for the Orioles, who closed the gap with three runs in the ninth. * * * Peterson threw wildly after fielding Jerry Adair's roller with one out in the eighth and Romano followed with his ground single. Ken Berry then doubled in one run and Lee Elia sent across me other with a Sacrifice fly. Peterson's third inning single triggered a three-run rally, Lou Clinton singling across a pair, and Jake Gibbs knocked in two more with a single in the fifth as the Yankees rolled up a 5-0 lead in the second game. Don Buford unloaded a two- run inside-the-park homer and J. C. Martin rapped two run- scoring singles, leading Chica- go's first-game attack. The Angels struck for five runs in the eighth inning, Jose Cardenal and Jim Fregosi capping the rally with homers, and Banded the Tigers their third setback in a row. Cardenal hit a ;hree-run homer, Fregosi a two- j run shot. Joe Adcock and Jack' Warner also homered for California. it * * Bob Allison pinch hit a two- run homer in the eighth inning, snapping a 3-3 tie, and Dwight Siebler rescued winner Jim Kaat in the ninth as the Twins ended a seven-game losing .streak. Harmon Killebrew hit a iwo-run homer for Minnesota and Fred Whitfield clubbed a Siree-run homer for the Indians. The Red Sox nipped Washington in the nightcap as Lee Stange scattered three hits and George Scolt stroked a run-scoring single in the first inning. The Senators scored all their runs in tlis second inning of the opener, Ken McMullen's homer triggering the outburst. By MURRAY CHASS Associated Press Sports Writer A plastic shield covers Ron Santo's left cheek, but National League pitchers could use a cover to shield them from Santo. The All-Star third baseman returned to the Chicago line-up Monday for the first time since June 26 and rapped four hits in six at-bats as the last-place Cubs split a doubleheader with second-place Pittsburgh. Santo collected two singles and a homer in the Cubs' 7-5 first-game loss, then came back Harrison Wins Three Harrison School's Pony Leaguers won three games over the long Fourth weekend. Yesterday aftrenoon, the Harrison senior pony leaguers defeated a semi-pro team from Number Nine, 9-6. Jimmy Moore was the winner. Last night, the juniors defeated Dell at Southside Park, 4-3, Bobby Wayne Cook, the winner, and the seniors took Dell, 11-1, with Ken Andrew on the hill. Wednesday night, Coach Ira Young's team takes on Luxora at Southside. Swim Classes Set to Start YMCA fs now receiving registration of members for progressive swimming lessons to begin at Coalter Clearpool Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. Junior classes, for those under age 18, begins Wednesday and adult classes start Thursday afternoon. Both groups meet at p.m. Jesse Coalter will be instructor for both groups, and will administer the "Y" Progressive plan. Interested members should register at the YMCA not later than Wednesday noon. with a run-scoring single that snapped a tie and sent the Cubs to a 64 victory in the second game called because of darkness after 7% innings. * • * The hits extended Santo's consecutive game streak to 27, which is the longest in the majors this season and which ties he Cub record set by Hack Wilson in 1929. The 26-year-old slugger accomplished all that in his first appearance since a pitch from New York's Jack Fisher fractured his left cheek bone June 26. "The doctor said if I could see I could play," said Santo, whose cheek was protected by a special plastic shield. "My left eye ooks pretty bad, but I could see. Some of the Pirates kept asking, 'Boy, that eye looks bad. Can you see out of it?' "I guess I proved I could." Santo especially proved it in the seventh inning of the nightcap with two Cubs on base, the game tied 4-4 and darkness moving in on light-less Wrigley Field. "I set myself to hit Don Cardwell's first pitch if it were any where near the plate," Santo related. "It was getting dark and I knew in my own mind that the umpires were going to call the game. His first pitch as a fast ball, and I let go at it. It was a great thrill." The single increased Santo's average to .319, fifth best in the league, and gave him an average of .388 during his streak, which started June 1. In other NL games, St. Louis defeated San Francisco 6-2 before losing 3-2, Los Angeles nipped Cincinnati 2-1, Atlanl edged Houston 3-2 and New York swept Philadelphia 9-6 and 8-1. * * * The Pirates won the opener, despite Santo's two singles and a homer, on the three-run homer of Willie Stargell and the two- run blast of Gene Alley. Home runs by Phil Gagliano, Lou Brock and Mike Shannon sent San Francisco's Juan Marichal to his fourth defeat against 13 victories. Curt Flood added a two-run single for the Cardinals, who defeated Marichal for the second time in six days. The Giants came back in the nightcap, though, as Gaylord Perry scattered seven hits for his 12th victory against one defeat. Shannon recorded only the second homer off Perry this season, but Perry helped his own cause by lacing two singles, scoring one run and driving in another. Los Angeles' Don Sutton pitched a five-hitter and won his : irst game since June 2. The Dodgers snapped a tie and senl the Reds to their sixth straighl defeat when Ron Fairly doubled in the sixth and scored as John Roseboro singled. Joe Torre tripled and scored on Frank Boiling's ground out in the seventh inning, breaking Atlanta's 2-2 tie with Houston Torre also doubled across a run in the first inning in helping Ken Johnson with a four-hitter. Ron Swoboda smashed a horn er and a triple, driving in five runs in New York's first-game triumph which halted Philadel phia's six-game winning streak Bob Shaw didn't finish but stil gained his fifth victory in six decisions with the Mets. Al Luplow propelled the Mets in the second game with three-run homer in the second inning. Swoboda added a run scoring single. Jack Fisher blanked the Phillies until the eighth when BUI White singled in a run. EUBANKS Flooring Co. 815 N. 6th PO 3-6092 • Lees Carpet • Armstrong Linoleum • Kentile Tile • Formica Cabinet Tops • Ozite Outdoor Carpet • Viking Kitchen Carpet • Stylon Ceramic Tile Open Thurs. Evenings Til 8P.M. Got Termites: Call ACME! Don't Want Termites? Call ACME! PO 3-3280 ACMEHRMITECO. John Tyrone 33 43 .434 Wk 24 S3 .312 24 Monday's Results Pittsburgh 7-4, Chicago 5-6, nd game IV* innings, darkness St. Louis 6-2, San Francisco 2- Los Angeles 2, Cincinnati 1 Atlanta 3, Houston 2 New York M, Philadelphia 6- Today's Garnet New York at Philadelphia, N Pittsburgh at Chicago Atlanta at Houston, N Cincinnati at Los Angeles, N St. Louis at San Francisco Wednesday's Garnet New York at Philadelphia, N Pittsburgh, at. Chicago Atlanta at.Hpuston, N Cincinnati. at. Las. Angeles, N St Louis .at. San Francisco AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Baltimore .. 55 26 .679 Detroit ..... 46 31 .597 7 Cleveland .. 45 32 .584 8 California .. 42 37 .532 12 Chicago ..... 37 40 .481 16 Minnesota .. 36 43 .456 18 New York ,. 34 41 .453 18 Kansas City 35 44 .443 19 Washington . 33 47 .413 21% Boston ...... 29 51 .363 25% Monday's Results Chicago 5-2, New York 0-5 Washington 6-0, Boston 4-1 Kansas City 9, Baltimore 6 California 11, Detroit 6 Minnesota 5, Cleveland 4 Today's Games California at Detroit, N Minnesota at Cleveland, N Chicago at Washington, N Boston at New York Only .games scheduled Wednesday's Games California at Detroit, N Minnesota at Cleveland, twi- ight Chicago at Washington, N Kansas City at Baltimore, 2 twi-night Boston at New York 2 Indians .500 On Road Trip Osceola's Indians were on the road during much of the Fourth of July weekend. They split games with Newport and Batesville. The Indians took a 15-8 decision over Newport Saturday night in Newport. Larry Westcott was the pitcher. Sunday, the Indians were in Batesville where they were defeated 13-4. Roger Sledge was the starter. Sonny Moss had a two-run homer in the seventh. Thursday at 8 p.m., the Indians will be at home to meet John Camp of Memphis. Saturday, the Indians will have a chance to get some revenge on Batesville, which will come calling. NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (175 at bats) -Alou, Pittsburgh, .335; Stargell, Pittsburgh, .326. Runs — Aaron, Atlanta, (2; Hart, Sao Francisco, and 'Allen, Philadelphia, 52. Runs batted in — Aaron, Atlanta, 63; White, Philadelphia, 55. Hits - Alou. Atltnta, 107; Clemente, Pittsburgh, 99. Doubles — Mays, San Francisco, 18; Aaron and Alou, Atlanta; Philips, Chicago; Wynn and Bateman, Houston, and Gallison, Philadelphia, 16. Triples — McCarver, St. Louis, 9; Brock, St. Louis, and Alou, Pittsburgh 7. Home runs — Aaron, Atlanta, 25; Hart, San Francisco, and Allen, Philadelphia, 20. Stolen bases — Wills, Los Angeles, 30; Brock, St. Louis, 26. AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting (17S at bats) — Snyder, Baltimore, .337; Kaline, Detroit, .316. Runs — F. Robinson , Baltimore, 63; Agee, Chicago, 55. Runs batted in - B. Robinson, Baltimore, 66; Powell, Baltimore, 55. Hits — B. Robinson, Baltimore, 98; Oliva, Minnesota, 93. Doubles — Yastrzemski, Boston, 25; F. Robinson and B. Robinson, Baltimore^ 18. Triples — McAuliffe, Detroit, 7; Agee, Chicago; Foy, Boston, and Campaneris Kansas City, 6. Home runs - F. Robinson, son, Baltimore, 20; Scott, Boston, 18. Stolen bases — Agee, Chicago, 23; Campaneris, Kansas City, 17. PITCHING RECORDS NATIONAL LEAGUE Pitching (7 decisions) —Perry, San Francisco, 12-1, .923; Knowles, Philadelphia, 6-1, .857. Strikeouts — Koufax, Los An- gees 154; Gibson, St. Louis, 145. AMERICAN LEAGUE Pitching (7 decisions) — S. Miller and Watt, Batimore, 61, .857. Strikeouts — Richert, Wash, ington, 119; McDowell, Cleveland, 106. Big Fifth Downs Travs LITTLE ROCK (AP)—Dallas- Fort Worth struck for seven runs in the fifth inning Monday and pelted Arkansas 11-4 in a Texas League .baseball game. The Spurs got seven hits in the inning, including a home run by Clarence Jones. The two teams meet here again tonight. It was the second straight defeat for the league-leading Travelers, who had a seven- game winning string halted by Albuquerque Sunday. Billy Wolff clouted a homer in ttie ninth for Arkansas. Spurs 000 070 301-11 13 2 Arkansas 012 000 001-472 Ellis, Flynn (3) and Bates; Hagen, Newton (5), Sinnott (5), Roque (8) and Zeller. W—flynn (1-1). L—Hagen (1-1). Home Runs—Spurs, Jones (4), Warwick (4); Arkansas, Wolff (4). Guard, Gee Wiii July 4 Dr. J. C. Guard and E. B. Gee, Sr.; defeated J. M. Williams and John Ed Regenold 2-1 ta tha finals of Blytheville Country Club's four-ball tournament yesterday. i * * * Blithe first flight, Dr. Jack Webb and General Harold Ohlke defeated Dan Caldwell and Bill Tomlinson, one up on 20 holes. George Hubbard, Jr., and Russell Hays won the championship consolation, defeating Wai- lace Hoke and J. wVAdanii, Charles Crigger III tnd Ed Johnson defeated Dr. D. E. Newberry and Marvin Nunn in first flight consolation play. "It was a real fine tourna- •••. ment arid we saw some good ; golf," BCC Pro Bob Boyd com- 1 mented. ;1 Stobaugh Wins MORRILTON, Ark. (AP) Tommy Stobaugh of Pine Bluff and Ed Harris of Little Rock successfully defended their Stobaugh Memorial Four-Ball golf tournament championship Monday. Stobaugh and Harris shot a 61 in the final 18 holes to finish with a 36-hole score of 123, which was 19 under par over the Morrilton Country Club course. ' Charles Lewis III and Cliff Shaw, both of Little Rock, were second at 130. 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