The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 18, 1966 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 18, 1966
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ITewy - Monday, July », * «*!• |TWr3 Gome Ton/gh*"" Bucs Drub the Giants By MURRAY CHASS [Associated Pr*t» Sports Writer Four professional teams in hree sports once pursued Donn Iciendenoh. Now a number of 'teams would like to pursue htm right out of the National 'eague. . . \ Clendenon continued his torrid ace Sunday as' the Pittsburgh Ipirates swept a doubleheader I from San Francisco 7-4 and 7-1 | ind replaced the Giants in first I place in the National League rbehnant race. I' The double victory vaulted the Ppirates one game ahead of the I Giants, who had been out of the Itbp spot for ony four of the pre- I vious71 days. The teams con- Jilude their I'fcnight, Clendenon three-game series was a baseball, ^basketball and football star in This high school and college I <lays. He was all-state in Geor- I gia in all three sports in his senior year and went on to win a total of 12 letters at Morehouse | College. : Upon graduation he was sought by the Harlem Globetrot I jers, the New York Knicks, the Cleveland Browns and the Pi- fates. He selected tiie Pirates, ind how he's headed for a circle that, .at least 'for the Pirates, Jsn't so select anymore. Hit four hite in the doubleheader raised his average to .294, putting him within reach of the .300 level that four teammates already have attained. Clendenon, however, was hitting only .258 on June 25. But since then, in a stretch during which the Pirates have won 17 of 23 games; the 30-year-old first baseman has collected 32 hits in 83 at-bats for a .386 mark. The hits are the most any. Pirate has had in that, period while his .386 average is second only to Manny Mota's .439. Also in that time Clendenon has lifted his homer total from seven to 15 and his runs batted in total from 28 to 48. : Elsewhere in the NL, Philadelphia blanked Los Angeles 3-0 before bowing 3-1, New York swept Houston 4-2 and 7-5,. Atlanta downed Cincinnati 9-6 and Chicago whipped St. Louis 7-2 and losing 4-3 in 11 innings. Clendenon beat out a bunt in the sixth inning of the opener and scored on Bill Mazeroski's double, then powered a three- run outburst in the eighth with a triple. Willie MeCovey a two-run homer for San Fran cisco. Clendenon hit a two-run homer in the nightcap that climaxed the Pirates' victory. Roberto Clemente tripled across the tying run In the fourth inning and scored the lead run on Jose Pagan's ground out. MazerosM added a two-run double in the sixth. Chris Short pitched a two-hitter in the Phillies' opening- victory. Dick Groat scored their first run in the game sixth while Los Angeles pitcher Joe Moeler argued with umpire Mel Steiner. * * + The Dodgers came back in the nightcap, scoring all three runs in the eighth inning after Tony Taylor booted Wes Covington's grounder. Jim Gilliam doubled in the tying run and scored the go-ahead tally as John Roseboro singled. Pitcher Gerry Arrigo led New York's first-game attack, driving in three runs with a pair of doubles.-Ed Kranepool provided the power in the second contest, belting a two-run homer and a double. Felix Mantila hit a two- run homer for Houston in the nightcap. Atlanta won its fourth straight game on the strength of Hank Aaron's two-run homer in the seventh and his sacrifice fly in the eighth. Pete Rose hit two homers for Cincinnati while Don Pavletich hit one. * * * Curt 'Flood brought St. Louis its opening-game triumph, hitting Bob Hendley's first pitch for a home run in the llth. Billy' Williams sparked the Cubs in the second game, collecting a single, double, triple and homer, in that order, and driving in two runs and scoring four. Orando Cepeda homered for the Cardinals. iBOWUNG, Bill Poole popped 225-570; and Jean May 181-624 in Sunday Night Mixed Doubles League at Strat-0-Lanes, Last-place Team Three'threw 80S; and second- place Team Five 2346. •.. Tn Wednesday Early Birds League at Strat-O. Jean May reglEtered 489: Charlotte Valentine 487; Linda .Todd 182; and Ralne Payne 173. Knock' Em-Downs had 108-1887. WED. EARLY'BIRDS Nervous Wrecks 31 F Troops' ..28« Knock-Em-Down ..23% Unpredictable^ 22 Qoldflngere 21 ,dt>ug« — .........18 SUNDAY MIXED DOUBLES Team Four 22 Team Five 21 Team Eight 21 Team Six 20 Team Two . ....19 Team Seven 17 Team One ..........13 Team Tnre« ,. 11 "huck Spectacular at Bat Hinton Thrashes Tigers By RON RAPOPORT ssoclated Press ports Writer Spring was a forgettable ex- jerience for Chuck Hinton this year, but he has given Ameri$an League pitchers small ra- spn to welcome summer. iTh Cleveland center fielder Climaxed a month-long hitting spree Sunday with a spectacular performance in the Indians' twice-over scalping of Detroit, 7-3, 15-2. Before the shaken Tigers had managed to creep into the clubhouse, Hinton had three home runs, six runs batted in, a triple, two singles and five runs scored. Until the middle of June, Hinton, playing irregularly, had been hitting poorly. His batting average was a meager .220 and, although he had hit betwen 11 and 18 homers the last four years, he had yet to hit one out of the park this season. But on June 6 .Hinton hit pinch home run in the ninth inning against New York and he's been hardly recognizable since. Playing full tune the past month, he's been hitting at a .333 clip with five homers and 14 RBI. He homered in the third inning of the opener Sunday, then came back with a 'three- run blast in the third inning of the nightcap, and rounded out the afternoon's festivities with another in the seventh. Elsewhere in the American League, the Yankees, who have climbed to eighth place, took a pair from Minnesota, 4-2 and 96, Chicago and Baltimore split, the White Sox winning 5-1, then losing 3-2, California shut out Washington 5-0, then was edged 3-1, and Kansas City and Boston split, both games going 10 innings and both ending 3-2. With their two victories Sunday the Indians ended a fast during which they had lost five in a row and 11 of their last 12 games. In those 12 contests, Ileveland scored only 31 runs. Sunday they came up with 22. Joe Pepitone, Horace Clark and Lou Clinton homered for the 'irst Yankee win and Clet Boyer drove in four runs in the nightcap. The Yanks, recently n danger of being in last place, now are only 2% games from the first division. Gary Peters of the White Sox limited first-place Baltimore to : ive hits in the opener of their twinbill, but Brooks Robinson came back to lead the Orioles to victory in the second game. Brooks scored twice and drove h a run. * * * The Angels' rookie pitcher, Clyde Wright, shut out Washing;on on seven hits in their opener Another Great Tourney For the Golf Duffers MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — If you dig into the records there probably never was a major golf championship tiiat brought more smiles to duffers than the National Public Links Tournament. The 41st crown of this grass roots competition was won Saturday by Monty Kaser of Wichita, Kan., a 155-pounder who captured the state amateur title in Kansas in 1962 and was run- iier-up this year. He defeated stretching 6,765 yards with a 3ar 35-36—71. Kaser was nine over par in defeating Ojala, who was 17 over. * * * Kaser was fup after the morning round by shooting a 75. He moved 5-up after 27 holes and closed out fiie match on the 31st, with a regulation 4 as Ojala bogeyed. "My goal now is to try to qualify for the National Amateur this year," said Kaser. a big, blond blaster, 190-pound Dave Ojala of Two Harbors, Minn., a pharmacy student at the University of Minnesota, 6 and 5 over the scheduled 36-hole route Saturday. The Brown Deer municipal course is a fine test ofgolf, HALIFAX, N.S. - Blair Richardson, 160&, Nova Scotia, and Isaac Logart, 157, New York, drew, 10. 17 24% 26 27 30 BATTING LEADERS- NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (200 at bats) - Alou, Pittsburgh,' .337; 'Stargell, Pittsburgh,;.336. Runs — Aaron, Atlanta, 66; Alou, Atlanta, 59: : Runs batted in — Aaron, Atlanta, 71; Stargell, Pittsburgh, 15. ••-.:•••••• Hits — Alou Atlanta, 120; Clemente, Pittsburgh, 114. Doubles — Callison, Philadelphia, 22; Mays, San Francisco, 20. '•'•' : ''"'•'•• Triples — McCarver St. Lpuis, 9; Clemente; Cleridenoh/ahd Alou, Pittsburgh, 7. \ Home runs — Aaron, Atlanta 27; Torre Atlanta, arid Stargell, Pittsburgh, 22. Stolen bases — Brock, St. Louis, 36; Wills, Los Angeles. 30. AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting, (200 .at .bats) - Snyder, Baltimore, .335; Oliva, Minnesota, .343. Runs — F. .Robinson, Baltimore, 69; Aparicio, Baltimore Wayne Out of the Money, This Time Duel-for Money, Friends-Roars On : ' Hooker Hood of Memphis and Wayne Woodward of Greenfield, ._,Tenn., continued their stock car duel—on and •off'the track—at Blytheville Speedway last night. : Hooker won the biggest portion of money but it was undecided who won..; the most friends. : r Wayne announced that he was buying soft drinks for every kid under 12 in the audience. It turned out that there were 560 of 'em. Shortly; thereafter, Hooker announced that he would give a free ride, around the track after the program to every, child under 12. Around midnight, Hooker was still transporting the youngsters around the dirt oval in his class C car. Hooker won the Class A feature but unheralded Jewel Art from Rector slipped past the Memphian to win the Class C feature. ...... * * • . * Woody McDaniel of Dyersburg won the Class C fast heat and Hooker grabbed the Class A fast heat. Hooker had the lead all the way in the C main event— which turned out to be the best race-but there wag a pileup at the finlshline. . < Art, who had been making steady progress, saw an opening and barged across for the checkered flag. He rammed Into" a pileup, too, after winning and was slightly shaken up. Joe Fisher of Blytheville, who had been running a good second in the C feature, lost a tire rather early in the race, rolled over and landed upside down. He was unhurt. * * * There were spinouts and stalllngs and and pileups thrpugh- out the even and the drivers had to do some fancy steering to stay in it. Woodward had the pole position in the A feature on the strength of a 14.8 time trial but Hood (14.9) got the jump at the start and led all he way. Woodward stayed in close pursuit until the last lap when the drive shaft in his in-and-out box broke. Fans are already looking forward to a continuation of the Woodward-Hood duel at Cottonwood Raceway Friday night. 63, Runs batted in — B. Robinson, Baltimore, 73; Powell, Baltimore., 70. Hits - B. Robinson, Baltimore, 111; Oliva Minnesota, 110. : Doubles — Yastrzemski, Boston, 26; B. Robinson, Baltimore, !23.' . . . Triples — .Scott, Boston, and JcAuliffe, Detroit, 7. Home runs .— E. Robinson, laltimore, and Pepitpne,' New 'ork, 22. Stoen bases — Agee, Chica- o, 28; Buford, Chicago, and ampaneris Kansas City, 22. while ftree Bob Rodgers runs. In the drove in nightcap, jYed Valentine drove in one run and scored another while Jim Hannan kept the Angels at bay with six hits. Mike Hershberger scored the winning run on a passed ball in the first game for Kansas City after he had tripled with two outs. In the second game, the iero role went to Joe Foy, who hit an inside-the-park homer to lead off the 10th. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pitching (8 decisions) —Cuel- r Houston, 7-1, .875; Perry, an Francisco, 12.2- .857. Strikeouts — Koufax, Los An- eles, 176; Gibson, St. Louis, 46. AMERICAN LEAGUE Pitching (8 decisions) - S. filler Baltimore, 7-2, .778; San- ord, California, 9-3, .750. Strikeouts — Richert Wash- ngton 125; McDowell, Cleveand, 119. Sunday BATTING — Chuck Hinton, Cleveland, collected six hits, including three homers and a triple, drove in six runs and scored five as the Indians swept a doubleheader from Detroit 7-3 and 15-2. PITCHING — Chris Short Philadelphia, pitch"- 1 a two-hitter as the Phillies downed Los Angeles 3-0 in the opener of a doubleheader. Farley, Rusak Win Four-Ball PARAGOULD, Art (AP) -j Bill Farley of Paragould and Dan Rusak of Helena won the Fox Hills Four-Ball Golf Tournament Sunday when Farley made a 2Woot putt on the fifth extra hole. The putt gave him victory over Kenny Sexton of Kennett, Mo., and C. W. Knauts of Piggott. Both teams had H-under- par 12*9 at the end of the 36- hole tournament. Knauts hu lost four times in playoffE for the Fox HUlf title. Third at 180 were Garland Sewell of Kennett and Dr. Jack Swafford ef Cardwell, Mo. A Jone*oro team. 8am and Scott Puryear, placed fourth at »«• OFFICE FOR RENT Location: 219 Walnut Street In Heart of Business District SERVICES FURNISHED: 1. Air Conditioned 2. Central Heat 3. Janitor Service 4. Free Parking 5. Lights and Lighting 6. Partitioned to suit tenant SEE or Call TOD HARRISON POJ-1541 PITCHING RECORDS —Clay Courts — Texan Takes Major Prize By KEN HARTNETT Associated Press Sports Writer MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) When it was over.- Ciff Richey, 19, ignored the pain in his legs and tossed his racket high in the air. . -•' The Texas teen-ager had won a major prize—tiie National Clay Courts men's singles—and he knew what it meant. "This was a big tournament," said Richey,, who could soon be pressing Dennis Ralton and Arthur :Ashe for top recognition among U.S. amateur players'. • "It's the second biggest, next to Forest Hills, in the United States," he said. * * "* Ralston, ranked No. 1, was eliminated in the quarter-finals. ,He said he plans to quit the j amateur tour at Sie end of the current season. His defection would leave only Ashe, who did not enter the Clay Courts, ahead of the improving Richey. The 5-foot-9 dynamo from Dallas defeated parttime player Frank Froehling, New York City, 13-11, 6-1, 6-3 in a grueling match that ended with Richey no longer anle to maneuver on his muscle-cramped legs. * * * Ricfaey's older sister, Nancy won the women's singles for" the fourth consecutive year. She defeated Stephanie De Fina Hollywood, Fla. 6-2, 6-2. Ralston, defending singles champion, salvaged something from the tournament. The Bakersfield, Calif., • star teamed with Cark Graebner, Beechwood, Ohio, to defeat Froehling and Charles Pasarell, Santurce, P.R., in the doubles 6-1, 8-10 6-4 6-8 6-4. Associates Press Sports Writer! by's biggest purse since he won ' $35,000 in the 1964 Carling World Tournament. He had only three bogeys over 72 holes, two of them on the last nine holes when Jack Cupit and MYSTiRIOUS PUTTIR Nichols Winner By LEW FERGUSON The $20,000 prize here Is Bob- Mitchell Third BIRMINHGAM, Ala. (AP )Mike Mitchell of Texarkana, Tex., finished third in the Southern Amateur Golf Tournament Saturday after firing a 70 in the final round. The University of Houston situdent had a 72-hole total of 286. He was three strokes off the pace of the winner, Hubert Green of Birmingham. ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) That putter Bobby Nichols swears won the $20,000 first- place money for him Sunday in he Minnesota Golf Classic may lave the manufacturer doing a and office business soon. Nichols, who shot a one-under- tar 70 Sunday for a 72-hole total f 14-under-par 270 that gave him the Minnesota title by one jtroke, doesn't even know who makes the putter. But he plans o'find out. . • ' "I'm going to call the guy in Chicago who gave it to me and 'ind out who makes it," said Nichols, the 1964 Professional iolfers Association champion who hadn't won a tournament since the 1965 Houston golf Classic: The 30-year-old Kentuckian picked up the putter, which he las dubbed his Branding Iron Decause that's "what it reminds him of, at the pro-am tourney in Odessa, Tex., two weeks ago. 'There is no doubt in my mind that this new putter won this tournament for me," said Nichols after he had staved off the final-round threats of three other-pros to win at Keller golf Camden Kid Wins CAMD.EN, Ark, (AP)-It took 19 years for a Camden golfer to win tiie Ouachita Valley Gol: Tournament, but 17-year-old Wayne Meeks turned the trick Sunday with a 9-over-par 289. Meeks, who had a 76 in the final round, pulled away from Paul Whitley of Magnolia, who had a 78 and finished second with a 291. Third place went to Don White of Sparkman when he won a playoff from Gary Howard of Camden. Each had 295. Harry Lewis of El Dorado was fifth with a 296. relative newcomers Terry Dill and John Schlee were chasing lim to the wire. Nichols shot a five-under-par 6 Saturday to wrest the lead rom Cupit and carried a stroke ead into the finals. Schlee, 27-year-old tour rookie rom Sun City, Ariz., had the ottest final round among the eaders, shooting a 66. That r ave him a 13-under 271 and econd-place money of $12,000— Schlee's biggest payday. Cupit dropped into a third- lace tie with the 27-year-old Dill, of Austin, Tex. Each won 6,250. Doug Sanders finished fifth with 273 and won $4,300. Tied at 74 were U.S. Open champion Billy Casper, Steve Spray and Dan Sikes. KENNETH COFFELT 'Mill be a GOOD ATTORNEY GENERAL Former Congressman Dale Alford Monday (Tonight) 6:30 to 7 PM WMCT, Channel 5 f Memphis Dr. Alford Will Be In Blytheville At Courthouse Square Wednesday at 7:30 PM FOR GOVERNOR [x] THE PEOPLE WHO KNOW will tell YOU "John A. Fogleman is the kind of man you want to serve on the Highest Court in our state." Political Ad paid tor by K. ft Ball ELECT FOGLEMAN to ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT POSITION NO. 6 East Arkansas has more than one-fourth of the population, yet we have not had a member on the Supreme Court in 17 years. Elect John A. Fogleman, give East Arkansas qualified representation on our Highest Court. You can be sure JOHN A FOGLEMAN will seek the Facts and will act according to the rules of LAW and JUSTICE Pel. Adv. Md »»r By J«* Deacon, Jomtooro A el i- U.S. Swimmers Win in Russia MOSCOW (AP) - "Our kids just had a little more experience," Coach Don Gambril said today after his American swimming team took an 11-6 unoffi- w cial victory over Russia Sunday. The strong Soviet squad set two ^ world records in defeat. Gambril called the Soviet j. team much improved over their » showing at the 1964 Olympics in e ~ Tokyo and predicted they would e be tough to beat at the 1968 Olympics. . g * * * The American men edged the Russians 6-4, and the U.S. girls coasted by the Soviet women 52 according to the unofficial tally. ; The Soviets called the two-day meet at the open-air Lenin Stadium pool a friendly match between swimmers, not nations. They kept no team score. The Americans unofficially kept score by awarding one point to the winner in each event. There were four American double winners. Soviet girls set the world records.

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