The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 23, 1966 · Page 6
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The View from Her* ED HAYES When Is an Upset? EARLY THIS SUMMER SHE WAS UPSETTING PEOPLE all over the lot. Dot German stopped upsetting the girls on the amateur golf tour when she won the Broadmoor. So, soon as she was knocked off in the Women's Western Amateur this week, it was termed an upset. Such is fame, such is prestige. Prestige, in women's golf, like most athletic events, determines the "upsets." * * * Dot, 19, is scheduled to refrain from tournament play ; for two weeks. The next goal for the Blytneville girl is the Women's National Amateur championship, Aug. 8 near Pittsburgh. Ah, Pittsburgh in August. How delightful. * * * St. Louis in August PITTSBURGH COULDN'T BE ANY WORSE IN AUGUST than St. Louis is. I'm talking about heat. There was weeping all over the downtown lots in St. Louis at All-Star time. Complainers should have been dropping to their knees in thanksgiving that the baseball classic wasn't played there in August instead. In August sidewalks buckle .and blacktop streets turn to gum. It's not unusual to see a kid reach down and grab a chaw and put it in his mouth. When he gets home his mother asks him what he's got .In his mouth. '. "Bircher Boulevard," he replies. ' Jim Killett was among the many BIytheville and area folks who saw the All-Star game in. person. Said Jim: "I . will agree with what (Casey) Stengel said. Busch Stadium .,1s beautiful and it holds the heat well." * * * If your last name starts with any of these letters, H, I, ^J, L, N, P, Q, V, X or Z, you have a chance of setting a major league record. No major leaguer, whose last name starts with either of these letters has ever hit an All-Star home run. Nineteen of the 72 homers have been produced by play. ers whose last names begin with M. . .St. Louis Cardinals have delivered 14 of the 72. . .and the National League has out-homered the American 40-32. All this juicy information was culled from an official All-Star program and supplied by Killett. While the other 50,. 000 people were fanning themselves with their programs, Killett was reading his. Herb on TV BLYTHEVttLE WRESTLING PROMOTER HERB Welch has a date to act—er, wrestle on television this afternoon in Memphis. "I don't know who my opponent is," he said. "I just got a telegram and it said to be there." Herb has booked Luke Graham and Chin Lee Into Le-. gion Arena Tuesday night tor the fourth straight week. But instead of a fourth crack at the world tag team championship held by Herb and Al Costello, they find themselves op-, posite Billy Wicks and big Mario Milano. First match puts Dwayne Peal against Rowdy Red Roberts. * * * Semi? BATESVILLE SEMIPROS HAVE HIRED ALL THE pitchers in Memphis. Well, not really, but the club has grabbed most of the good ones as it zeroes in on the state championship and— . possibly—the national title. I heard two guys the other day making book that Warren Spahn would end up pitching in Wichita for one of the semipro outfits in the national. No Competition All Hooker It was Hooker Hood Night at Cottonwood Raceway last night. They didn't give him anything. He scooped up everything. The Memphis stock car driver won the Class A and Class C features, plus the fast heats in both divisions. Hooker, who has been getting most of his competition of late from Wayne Woodward, had it all to himself last night when Wayne showed up without a Class A car to drive. * * * He announced that he is no longer driving for the Greenfield, Tenn., owner for "personal reasons," but said he'd be back on the circuit next Friday night with his own car. Woodward did drive a Class C car last night but came in third behind Hooker and Larry Barnum of Portageville. Barnum appeared to have the race won but Hooker darted inside on the last turn to spear the checkered flag. Curtis Parnell won the Class C slow heat, and the Class A slow spins went to Jack Lamb of Memphis. Hood had no competition in the A feature. He seemed to be going half throttle most of the time in the small (eight-car) field. * * * There is racing Sunday night at BIytheville Speedway at 8 o'clock, time trials at 6:30. Admissions are $1.50 for adults. Children under 12 are admitted free. Pittsburgh San Fran. . Los Angeles Philadel. .. Houston .... St. Louis ... Atlanta .... Cincinnati ., (Jew York . Chicago MAJOR LtAUUL STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. 56 38 .596 — 57 39 .594 52 40 44 46 46 51 51 48 , 47 44 S 5V4 8 8% lWt 13 13H 26 .565 .537 .511 .505 .463 43 51 .457 42 51 .452 30 64 .319 Friday's Results St. Louis 9, Chicago 4 Houston 5, Pittsburgh 2 Cincinnati 8, Atlanta 2 New York 3, Los Angeles 0 San Francisco 4, Philadelphia Today's Games St. Louis at Chicago Pittsburgh at Houston, N New York at Los Angeles Philadelphia at San Francisco Atlanta at Cincinnati, N Sunday's Games St. Louis at Chicago, 2 Pittsburgh at Houston New York at Los Angeles, 2 Philadelphia at San Francisco Atlanta at Cincinnati Monday's Games Minnesota vs. St. Louis at Cooperstown, exhibition New York at Houston, N Philadelphia at Los Angeles, N Pittsburgh at San Francisco Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Baltimore ... 65 32 .670 Detroit 51 41 .554 11% California ... 51 44 .537 13 lleveland ... 49 44 .527 14 Minnesota ... 47 49 .490 17% Chicago 45 50 .474 19 New York ... 43 50 .462 20 Kansas City . 42 51 .452 21 Boston 42 56 .429 23% Washington . 40 58 .408 25% Friday's Results Baltimore 3, Chicago 1 Detroit 10, Cleveland 5 Kansas City 7, Washington 2 Boston 6, Minnesota 5, 11 innings California 6, New York 4 Today's Games Detroit at Cleveland Kansas City at Washington Chicago at Baltimore, N California at New York Minnesota at Boston, N Sunday's Games Detroit at Cleveland Kansas City at Washington, 2 Chicago at Baltimore, twilight California at New York, 2 Minnesota at Boston Monday's Games Cleveland at Washington, N Minnesota vs. St. Louis at Cooperstown, exhibition Only games scheduled MINORS— TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. ARKANSAS . 56 40 .583 Amarillo .... 52 43 .547 month that the Mets were restricting his effectiveness by ilaying him irregularly, hit a ;wo-run homer that sealed the Mets' latest victory. games, both with San Francisco, Swoboda hit a lOth-inning homer that gave the Mets a 3-2 victory — rapped three hits — and drove in three runs in their 14-3 triumph. * * * The 22-year-old slugger has been playing every day recent- y, which is what he felt he should have been doing the entire season. "They've been messing Stop Messing No Sub, Swoboda Proves By MURRAY CHASS Associated Press Sports Writer The New York Mets have quit messing around with Ron Swoboda, and now he's messing around with everyone else. The Mets' young left fielder continued his personal onslaught Friday night while the Mets continued their extraordinary winning ways, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 for their record seventh straight victory. Swoboda, who complained last ' Swoboda six weeks around with me. complained about ago. "They messed around with me at the end of last season, and they've been doing it again. If you have to sit around and In New York's two previous | not play for three days, you BATTING LEADER NATIONAL JEAGUE Batting (200 at bats) -Alou, Pittsburgh, .341; Stargell, Pittsburgh, .340. Runs — Aaron, Atlanta, 68; Alou, Atlanta, 63. Runs batted in—Aaron, Atlanta, 73; Stargell, Pittsburgh, 66. Hits-Alou, Atlanta, 130; Clemente, Pittsburgh, 122. Doubles — Callison, Philadelphia, 23; Mays, San Francisco, 20. Triples—McCarver, St. Louis, 9; Clemente, Pittsburgh, 8. Home runs — Aaron, Atlanta, I; Torre, Atlanta, 24. Stolen bases — Brock, St. Louis, 39; Wills, Los Angeles, 31. might as well quit. 'It's the young guys who are ;oing to make this ball club. But how's a young player supposed to learn when he's in and out? I've only batted against a couple of righties. You can't earn that way. If I have to be jlatooned, I'll look for some- hing else to do." The Giants and Dodgers wouldn't mind that at all. * * * While the Mets remained one- half game out of eighth and moved to within one game of seventh, the Giants climbed to within two percentage points of 'irst place in the National League by defeating Philadelphia 4-1 behind Gaylord Perry, AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting (200 at bats)—Snyder, Baltimore, .332; F. Robinson, Baltimore, .325. Runs — F. Robinson, Baltimore, 76; Aparicio and B. Robinson, Baltimore, 67. Runs batted in—B. Robinson, Baltimore, 81; Powell, Baltimore, 74. Hits—B. Robinson, Baltimore, 120; Oliva, Minnesota, 118. Doubles — Yastrzemski, Boston, 27; B. Robinson, Baltimore 25. Triples — Scott, Boston, anc McAuliffe, Detroit, 7; seven tied with 6. Home runs—F. Robinson, Baltimore, 27; Powell, Baltimore, and Pepitone, New York, 22. Stolen bases — Agee, Chicago, 28; Buford, Chicago, 25. Norm Cosh: Detroit Hero By RON RAPOPOBT Associated Press Sports Writer Though h« must now concern himself with a problem of greater moment than the .winning or losing of basbea 111 games Bob Swift is reveling in Norm Cash's heroics along with all the other Detroit Tigers. Cash's grand-slam home run Friday night sent the Tigers to a 10-5 victory over Cleveland and broke a six- game losing streak. And it gave Swift, back in a Detroit hospital, the first good news he'd had that day. Swift, who became acting,field stands, ending Bell's work manager when Charlie Dressen for 8ie day. Later Cash had two chances to enter the record books, but had to Settle for another two runs batted in. In the seventh and ninth innings Cash came up with the bases jammed, but the first time he was walked and the second time hit a sacrifice fly. In who pitched a two-hitter and struck out 15. Elsewhere in the NL, Houston defeated Pittsburg 5-2, Cincinnati whipped Atlanta 8-2 and St. Louis knocked off Chicago 9-4. * * * Swoboda's homer, off Claude Osteen, came in the eighth inning. The Mets also scored in the third on Ron Hunt's single. Bob Friend blanked the Dodgers on eight hits. Perry held the Phillies hitless 'or seven innings, but Clay Dalrymple led off the eighth with a line single to right field. Perry struck out Rich Allen four tunes and Bill White three. Willie Me- Covey drove in three San Francisco runs with a homer and a double. Houston's Larry Dierker gave up home runs to Bob Bailey and Willie Stargell, but the Astros already had built a 4-0 lead in the first inning. Bailey's error, doubles by Rusty Staub, Lee Maye and Bob Aspromonte and Ron Brand's single accounted for the unearned runs. Cincinnati exploded for six runs in the sixth inning, three on Leo Cardenas' double and two on Pete Rose's homer. That wiped out Atlanta's 2-1 lead. . Frank Boiling scored both of the JBraves' runs, the first on a first- inning homer. Joe Hoerners 'three-run horn- was felled by a heart attack earlier In the season, was told Friday he had a malignant lung tumor. But when the team physician, Dr. Russell Wright, came to visit Swift in the hospital he found the former Tiger catcher as concerned with the team as himself. * * * "He said he'd like to see them doing better," Wright said. As :ar as Cash was concerned, it was no sooner said than done. The big first baseman stepped up in the sixth with Tigers on every base and drove a pitch by ;ary Bell into the upper right- other American League games, Baltimore beat Chicago 3-1, Kansas City knocked off Washington 7-2, Boston edged Minnesota in 11 innings 6-5 and California took New York 6-4. * * * Coach Frank Skaff will run the Tigers until either Dressen or Swift is able to return. Swift's condition is described as one that should be responsive to treatment. Jim Palmer threw a six-hitter as the Orioles maintained their liya-game bulge over the rest ot the league. It was his lltJi victory of the season. Brooks Robinson hit his 19th homer. Jim Gosger and Danny Cater homered for Kansas City as Washington lost its fifth game in a row. The Athletics had gone eight games without a homer. George Thomas singled in a run with two out in the llth to give Boston its victory. Don Demeter led off the inning with a single, went to second on a sac- National Baseball Hall of Fame! rifice and scored on Thomas' and Museum. I smash between first and second. Hall of Fame Day Monday COOPERSTON, N.Y. (APJ- Ted Williams, seldom hitless in 19 major league seasons, and Casey Stengel, never speechless in more than five decades as a jlayer and manager, formally enter baseball's Hall of Fame Monday.. The pah 1 of baseball's most colorful personalities will increase the number of members in the hall to 104. Baseball Commissioner William D. Eckert will preside over the morning ceremonies at Cooper Park in the rear of the Sfcrtt OsceoliHas Go at 8:30 CARAWAY - Osceola to. dians have an 8:30 datt here tonight in the state semipro tournament against Hector (near Russellville). Jim McKay has drawn the starting assignment for the Indians. Hector has a 33-0 season record. 'If the Indians hurdle Hector all right, they move up to the 6:30 game next Friday night opposite Valley View. * * * In games last night, Harvey's 66 of Jonesborp eliminated Wynne 8-2; and Bono zeroed Trumann 8-0. The feature of the night was Harvey Branch's pitching for the 66crs from Jonesboro. He relieved Bill Stallings in the second and struck out 16 in seven innings. Branch also slammed a home run in the six-run , fifth for Harvey's. Tom Satriano hit a two-run triple in the ninth to push California into third place. Satriano's blast came off reliever Jim Bouton after Rick Reichardt had tripled and Bob Rodgers was intentionally walked. Richardson's Electric Service LOUIS RICHARDSON OWNER-OPERATOR For Quick, Reliable Service Call. . . PO 3-7826 2237 Birch 'Test Tube' Golf Barbara Fay vs. Teen-Ager HARRINGTON, III. (AP) "Golf is a science, and I just hope I don't drop the test tube." That is how Barbara Fay Boddle summed up her 36-hole match for the Women's Western Amateur Golf Championship today against teen-ager Peggy Conley, a University of Washington art student from Spokane. Mrs. Boddie, 26, daughter of a iiiiiiiiiiooiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiHiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, JOLT 13, 1999 PACE SDC teur winner in three consecutive years since Bessie Anthony did it starting with the tournament's 1901 inaugural. * * * She has been six under par for the entire meet over the rolling Barrington Hills Country Club course after setting a competitive course record of a five-under 71 to capture medalist honors. Mrs. Boddie defeated 17-year- old Jane Huntsberger of Camar- iilo, Calif., 5 and 4 In Friday's semifinals. Peggy had to rally in eliminating Sharron Moran of Carlsbad, Calif., 2 and 1. Austin 48 49 .495 8% Albuq'rqe .. 48 49 .495 8% El Paso .... 45 52 .464 11% Dallas-FW .. 40 56 .417 16 Friday's Results Austin 6, Amarillo 5 Albuquerque 11, Dallas-Fort Worth 1 ARKANSAS 6, El Paso 4 Today's Games Amarillo at Austin Dallas-Fort Worth at Albuquerque ARKANSAS at El Paso PACIFIC COAST Spokane 5, Oklahoma City 3 Portland 4, Phoenix 3 Indianapolis 9, Seattle 1 ' Tacoma 1, Vancouver 0 Tulsa 9, San Diego 4 Hawaii 10, Denver 2 INTERNATIONAL Richmond 2-2, Toronto 0-3 Buffalo 7, Jacksonville 0 Rochester 10, Toledo 2 Columbus 9-3, Syracuse 0-2 __,_.._- iiiiiittiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii' By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TURIN, Italy-Carlos Duran, Italy, outpointed Bruno Santini, Italy, 12. Duran won Italian Middleweight Title. LOS ANGELES — Armando Ramos, 128, Long Beach, Calif., knocked out Ray Coleman, 129, Las Vegas, Nev., 6. SEAT COVER SALE 420 Sets For Only $12.50 to $30 INSTALLED CLEAR PLASTIC Seat Covers— 58 Sets $20 Inst. GILBERT'S 600 E. Main — PO 3-6742 NATIONAL LEAGUE Pitching (8 decisions)— Perry, San Francisco, 14-2, .875; Regan, Los Angeles, 7-1, .875. AMERICAN LEAGUE Pitching (3 decisions)— Watt, Baltimore, 7-1, .875; S. Miller, Baltimore, 7-2, .778. •iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Friday ^'s BATTING — Norm Cash, Detroit, drove in six runs, four with a grand slam homer, as the Tigers ended a six-game losing streak b y whipping Cleveland 10-5. PITCHING— Gaylord Perry, San Francisco, pitched hitless ball for seven innings, wound up with a two-hitter and struck out 15 in the Giants' 4-1 victory over Philadelphia. Cottonwood Raceway Int. 55 & Hiway 140 OSCEOLA, ARK. Racing this Friday & Each Friday Night Time Trials — 6:30 p.m. Races — 8:15 p.m. All New Track Steel Bleachers Class "C" Stockers and Class "A" Super Modified from a 5-State Area. THE FASTEST QUARTER-MILE GUMBO TRACK IN THE SOUTH er climaxed a lour-run, eignm- inning rally that carried St. Louis past Chicago. The blast by the relief pitcher helped the Cardinals get over the .500 mark for the first time this season. Dick Ellsworth suffered his 15th setback against four victories. GASOLINE Price Reduction ETHYL 31 9 Reg. Gas Priced LESS Eastside MFA East Hwy. 18 i BIytheville, Arkansas SUPERIOR termite protection, lifetime contract, includes SPRAYING EACH YEAR • aids in the control of ants, spiders and other crawling insects. GET AWAY from the problem — SWITCH OVER and STAY PROTECTED. SUPERIOR Termite & Pest Control, Inc. Ph. PO 2-2350 ALSO Roach Spray Trees Control & Shrubbery WE WISH TO EXPRESS OUR SINCERE APPRECIATION TO THE Citizens of the 2nd Judicial District for the many courtesies, kindnesses and words of encouragement which you have given us during this campaign Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wilson and Don, Ralph Jr. and Terry ... it is never possible to see everyone in a campaign like this. We hope you will accept this message as a sincere appeal for your vote and influence and as a pledge to serve you honestly and faithfully. RALPH E. WILSON CANDIDATE FOR Prosecuting Attorney * Ralph Wilion was born, reared and lives at Osceola, Mississippi County, Arkansas. * Educated In Oceola Public Schools, BA degree Union University, LLB degree Vandcr- bllt University. i, He is 44 years »l<i, mamcd and father of 3 children. * Practiced law in Osceola since 1949. * Former City Attorney and Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. * Past President Osceola Jaycecs. * Past Governor Missouri-Arkansas District of Klwanis International, * World War (I Veteran. Member of American Leflon. * Methodlsl. Board of Stewards. Sunday school teacher. Lay Speaker. * Listed in Who's Who In South and Southwest. World's who's Who la Commerce and Industry. * County Chairman Churches United Airalnst Gambling Pol. Adv. Paid For by Kslph E. Wilson

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