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Steeler Mentor Superstitious? Pitt Handyman Serves As 'Good Luck Charm' By T.OU PRATO Assoclntitl Press Sports Writer WEST LIBERTY, W. Va. (AP)-- Good luck charms, tc conventionalists who tote ttiem around in hip pockets, range variously from a shaggy rabbit's foot to a withered four leal clover. But Buddy Parker, coach ol the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League, has a lucky piece thai almost defies description -- i h . one that only a kangaroo could lug around. · · Beavers Find New Location In Basement By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Seattle Rainiers, sprjng from the PacLIic Coast .ivision cellar T fiat, tried to make Parker's charm is an amiable, grey-haired Negro named Wallace (Boots) Lewis who serves as general handyman, ball boy and part- time shoe shine boy for the Steelers. It was back at Centenary College in thi depression-ridden '30s that Parker first met Boots. Buddy was the ace halfback-fullback for the powerhouse Centenary football team and Bools was an "auxiliary" equipment manager. Parker says he adopted Bools as his good luck charm because of Centenary's fooiball fortunes. "We only lost two games in Virginia community. "Boots was our good luck charm." However, another member of. the Steelers family tells the story Georgia Aide Is Relieved After Trial ATHENS. Ga. (AP)--John Gregory, an assistant Georgia fooiball ,.,, coach who testified in Wallace i differently, Butts' libel suit against the Sat- 1 " The wa y wc S ct il -" he ^^ urday Evening Post, has been re- "Suddy was very lucky at shoot- lieved of his coaching duties by ing craps and he always had Boots - - - - - - · w ith him." Became Lnndmurk Parker lost track of Boots after | graduating from Centenary. B u t . about 20 years later while coach-1 ing the Deli-oil Lions, Buddy accidentally bumped into Boots at Griffith said Gregory, defensive lhc . Los An ]es International Air- newly resident Portland Beavers more accustomed lo their surroundings by stomping Lhem 5-1 Tuesday night. Whopping field Seeks National Amateur Spols NEW YORK '(AP)-- A whbppinR I CaJil, 1962 British Amateur cham- THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION, Wednesday, August 21, 1963 field of 1,772 players will com- i pion. pete for the 174 berths open for the 63rd National Amateur Golf Championship at Des M o i n e s Sept. 9-14--meaning each player has about a 1 in 10 chance of making the big show. The field will be pared down in sectional qualifying rounds Aug. 26-2S at 39 sites throughout the country. The U. S. Gol; Association announced an entry list of. 1.79S game ahead of the Beavers during the day by a PCL front-office ruling that took away a Portland victory Sunday: 'When they met Tuesday night in Seaitle Lhe big gun for the three years." Buddy ssid recently I Rainici-s, was Siaii Johnson, who at the Sleelers' pre-season train- j blasted hvo home runs. Seattle ing camp in this quaint little West ' pitcher Pete Smith limited the head Coach Johnny Griffith. Griffith made the announcement Tuesday after a federal court jury awarded Butts 53,050.000. Gregory Testified tor Bulls and Griffith testified for the Post in the suit. line and end coach, was replaced by assistant Coach Wyatl Posey. "As head football coach I have th? responsibility for selecting as- responsibilities," Griffith said. "I ory his assijrnmcnt for ihe coming season and have rccommend- "Boots had a shoe shine concession at the airport," Parker says. "Every lime the Lions went lo the coast he would help us out." Boots' cherubic face became a familiar landmark to the De'.roit teams in the 1950s. And his luck hadn't diminished a bii as the Lions captured two NFL lilies and specific football coaching assignment." Gregory said "I assume that I ; was fired." He sajd he received a call from i A short time after Parker quit Billy . Joe Patton, -Morganton; Ni C., and Doming Gray, Pensacola; Fla.; semifinalists in last year's tournament at Pinehurst, N. C. The 1563 Americas Cup teams: U.S., Richard Sikes, Springdale, Ark.; Dr. Ed Updegrall, Tucson, Ariz, (-besides Pallon, Beman, Coo, Davies and Harris; exempt under other categories); Mexico, Mauricio Urdaneta, Jose Luis Ortega, Thomas Lehman, Luis'Brau- er, Agustin -Sylveira, Juan Antom the match play championship n io Estrada, Rafael Quiroz- Canfield oMOO at Des Moines' Wa-1 ada, Nick Wcslock, Keith Alexan"' ' der, Gary Cowan, Bert Ticehurst, Bill Pidlaski, Doug Silverberg and : "?f h , a u fi TM OVGd ha i f a i Tuesday, including 26 players who ,, . ,, D j... r 0 r Beavers to four hits and struck out 11. In other PCL ncllon. S«M Tjike Cily edp;d Dnllns-Fort Worth -13 in 10 Innings, Ihe Oklahoma Cily 89ors split with Denver's Bimrs, the Benr* taking Ihe n|)viier 8-7 nml the ggers (he nightcap fi-4, Spoknre'.s Indians trimmed the S*n Diepo Psdrcfl 4-S nnd Hawaii's Is lander* oul- poivrrd Ihe Tflconm Ginnls 129. At Fort Worth. Bob Will hit a single wilh two out in the top o(: the 10th to score Jim Stewart for the winning run. Len Gabriclson hit a two-out sin-; gle in the final frame lo provide : Denver with victory in the opener, j In tin? second game Al Heist and i Joe \Vooten each homered in the eighth lo salvage the win for Oklahoma City. Al Spokane, Dick Berardino homered in the fourth lo start I lie i I the Lions lo take over the Sleel- [ Indians on a ilirre-run inning ei-s, he learned that BOOLS had lost i which proved ttw downfall of tlie j his shoe shine concession at the ; Padres. i aii-port. | At Honolulu, the Giants scored 1 "I told him I'd bring him to · four runs in the lop of ihe ninth j and was asked to resign Pittsburgh the first chance I got, i bui they weren't enough to over-, but I told him I would not resign and j did iri J957 _-. Pnrkcr s a i d _ comc u^ Hawaii lead. ' ; "He hasn't been too lucky so f a r ! PCL President Dcwey Soriano but I've still got faith in him." j announced he had erased a win Boots' luck may be in a state from the Portland Beavers roc- of remission but not his sense ot ord. He declared a game Sunday konda Club. The exempt players include defending champion Labron Harris Jr. of Enid, Okla. The Americas Cup, a biennial competition m a t c h i n g seven-man (earns from (he U.S., Canada and Mexico, will be held over the Wakonda course the week preceding the amaleur, and all seven members of each, team automatically qualify for the amateur championship bracket. Others exempt: Bill Wakeham. Merrill Carlsmilh. Kilo, Hawaii, 1962 senior champion: Robert Lunn, San Francisco, 1963 Public Links champion, and Gregg McHatton, Whittier, Calif., 1962 junior champion. SIGNS COLTS' PACT HOUSTON (AP)-George King, a catcher from Victoria, Tex., | Junior College, signed a minor LA Seems To Do Everything Right LOS ANGELES (AP) - Everything the Los Angeles Dodgers do lately seems to be Lhe right thing. They beat their closest contender in Lhe National League flag race Tor ihe lifih straight time Tuesday night. Their 7-5 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals ran their victory skein to six games. One of the season's big crowds, 50,122, roared its approval. With Dodger speed and pitching prevailing over Si. Louis' dangerous hitting, and the San Francisco Giants continuing their decline. the Los Angeles club is whittling away at its opponents' Hag chances. Even if the Dodgers go into a decline and play worse than .500 ball the rest ot the season--win only 19 or Iheir 39 remaining games--St. Louis would have to win 25 o£ its 36 games to finish in a tie. The Dodgers are G^ games in from of St. Louis and have Iheir 39-5 winner, Sandy Koufa-x primed lor tonight's game. Cardinal pitcher Curl. Simmons, who is 11-6, will make it a battle of souLhpws. It is pitching that has kepi Los Angeles in 'lirst place since July ! Michigan Kicked Out Of World Fight Group MIAMI BEACH, Fla. CAP)-The World Boxing Association concluded Its convention today after suspending the state ot Michigan and mapping plans 10 punish other slates violating the rules. The WBA suspended Michigan for "a contemp'.uous '-attitude in staging the unauthorized lightweight title fight between Kenny Lane and Pa.ul Armsiead Monday night." The WBA refused to sanction the bout and recognizes Carlos '· Ortiz as the lightweight champion, j "K they hadn'L voted to throw j out Michigan, I don'i think I j could have continued as an officer," said Abe Greene of Paterson. N.J., a long-lime WBA commissioner. "We have got to have discipline." Delegates rewrote the safety code to include these changes: j Ringside physicians may stop | fighrs whenever they fee! a boxer j has taken an unduly severe beal- ; | ing or is in danger of serious ; injury. The eight-count after a knockdown was made mandatory in all fights. Fighters knocked out twice in a row will be suspended for six months. After a single knockout » fighter will be suspended for 60 days instead of 30 as at present. The throe-knockdown rule will apply to all fights. !' a fighter is knocked down three times in a round, his opponent will get the decision. If the bell rings while the referee is counting for a knockdown, he will continue the count and will call it a knockout if the count reaches 10 while the fighter is still down. Instead of the present three ring ropes, there will be four--19, 32, 46 and 54 inches from the ring floor. Rounds for preliminary bouts were reduced from three minutes to two. Former champions Chick Evans \ league contract wilh the National 3. Koufax. Don Drysdale a n d . Jr.. of Chicago. 1315. 1920: Deane: League Houston Colts Tuesday. Johnny Podres haw done just j Beman of Bcthesda, Aid., 1960, and Charlie Coe, Oklahoma Cily, 1949 1958. Richard Davies Pebble Beacii. son. King was assigned to the Moul- Irie farm c l u b of the Georgia- obout what was expected, and Bob Miller, a disappointment as a j Florida League for the 1954 sea-: starter, seems to have found him-\ ' sef as a reliever. G U L F P R I D E The World's Finest Motor Oil NEW, LONGER LIFE . . . BY FAR! Runyon Oil Company -- Lawton -- Wholesale and that he could talk to my attorneys." At the trial. Gregory discounted notes made by Atlanta insurance salesman George Burnett, which formed the basis of a Post article humor. Nothing enlivens the Steel- "no conies!" because it was short- like the good-naiurcd banter i ened by rain. Portland was lend- between Boots and the players. ; ing San Diego 3-2 when the game ·I'm A BOY' | was called in the lop of the sev- Many of the verbal'high-jinks cmh revolve around Boots' aee. One charging Butts and Coach Paul i Bryant of Alabama with fixing the 1962 Georgia-Albama football game. Gregory said he was shown inaccurate as far as Georgia's | Stccler claims Boots must have team was concerned. He said that i bri: ' n shining shoes in the Civil fear of being fired Parker says Bools must be close to 60. at least. Bools won't caused him to sign a statement saying the information in the notes was vital. Gregory said he was shown the statement by Griffith, who res- say. "I'm just a boy, just a boy," he replies when pressed. l i f i r d thai in his. opinion, the notes, j Enid Eliminated In Tourney Play ! bama. .. ,.~,^.,, H '- s inability lo remember, contained information w h i c h ! names--wittingly and unwittingly: SALTNA, Kan. (AP)--Ron Blos- ·would have been helpful to Ala- --also provide some minh. He · sie's 13th inning home run gave talks about being friends w i t h ' Omaha, Neb., a 3-2 victory over such Detroit players as "Tobin) Enid. Okla,. Tuesday night and Roach" (Rotel snd "Joe Smith" j propelled the Ncbraskans into the (Schmidt). And one of his favor-; finals of the Region G American ite Steclcrs is "Gunslingcr" bet-: Legion Baseball Tournament, ter known as Terry Nofsinger, a reserve quarterback. "He didn't know who I was for a long time," says Stccler executive Dan Rooncy, son of learn I How They Fare In The Majors It was Omaha's second victors' in as many nights over Enid ajid eliminated the Oklahomans from the double-elimination affair. Blessic teed off on the first ball RATTING i3w m II.-HM -- CIT»I. si. Louis. .341; T. Diivls. LM AnKclM. .3~; Clrmcntc, Pittsburgh. .KB: Plnjon. Cln. RUNS -- Aurnn. MilWHukrn. 31; V'lrxxl. U,'hllo. Si. Loulv SM' Rae. Cmclnnnii S5 RUNS 8ATTED IN - Anron. MllwKU- lift. ICO: Whllr. SI. LnuK 51: Royrr. Si. Lnulv S7: r'liucm, Clnclrmml. S3; Sun- HITS ·- Crrvi;, SI. Louln. 170: Pin»wi Cincinnati. ifT: whhp. si. i,nui., 153: regain his lucky touch. But, owner An Rooney "He'd call me I thrown to him by Bruce Kicfcr, Marooney, He'd call my father PUchmg in relief of Bill Teeters, lhal too Now, he calls my dad ·Mr. Boss Man.' And. of course, Parker is just, 'The Man.' Teeters, who struck out 17, was ; forced to leave the game under , an American Legion rule that no "But he's"(Juite"a 'p^iv,' quite a ! P ilcncr can work more than 12 guv. Me never slops working. He i mn '"^ m 72 hours. Scs to do evcrUhing he can '· **KH ^ M " ^ Cacek saved ! around here." I the name lor Omaha in (he hot- Mavbc he should try harder to Iom , oi U i c l O i h inning when he · -- - - made a diving catch of what! of . , w e don't think Peie Ho- DOUBLES - crrwt. SL LouiV 3s-'rin. i zellc will allow NFL titles to be phii c i" c """"' " nd C 0 "" 11 "' rtniodti. | settled by a pair of dice. TRIPLES -- Pln.on. ClncmniiU. ]3 ; I -- Gnrvjilcz. PhllnriclphiR. JO; BrtKk nnd Wllllwns, ChicuRO. and Tjv.vlor. Phlludtl- phln. ft. HOME RUNS - McC . _ ivfcy. RAH Frmi- I cNco. 34: A/iron, Mllwnukcc. S2: Mays, ! itt Fnincl*ru. M; Sftnio, CfilctiRo n'nd · White. S:. Louis. ~j. i STOLBN BASES -- Wills. I.OR AnMlw. '' 2fl; rmsnn «nrl Robinson, ClnclnnHU, ^5: 1 A^ron. MllWHukw, j;i; Brock. Chicago, und W. Dnv|5. L^J.H AnJieles. IS. | PITCHING U- 1 rtecisionsj -- Pprran^kl, : Los Ancrlt'5. 13-L 1 . IT7; McBuan. run- I hur^h. 1JJ-3. nj; KOUTILV. LTM Anccles. 3?-j. .79^; Mnloncy, CinLlnnnil. 18-5. ,782: Jtlrirlctial. Sftn Franchco ~.^D STRIKEOUTS - Koufax. Los AncclK. ££; Drycdalc. Lou Anaclcs. 2H: Mulnncv. Cinclnnau. 1J6; Manchal, Sun FrancucD, Ii9; Lemast«r. Milwaukee, 146. AMERICAN I.KAGUE BATTING (300 at oam -- YHHirrtm- ·kl. Boston. .T.'fl; KHlniu, Detroit. .31S; Itollms, Minnesota. .Mh; PtMrson. Lrm Annclffl. .1*99; Wiener, '_« AMRClcs, .1*37. ItUNS -- Yf\.itr/cm.ikJ. BosLon. nnd Troch, New York. 76: Kal:nc, Ociroii, nnd Alll.con, MlnimoLa. 7S; Cotnvlio. De- imli, 70. RUNS BATTED IN -- SUuvrt, Boston. 01: Kiillnc. Dciroll. SO; Wujncr. Lew An- xciei. "1: Allison. MinnL-auUi. und Jlow- »rd. .New York. 68. HITS -- Yasim-mskl, Dcwlon, H6; KR- line, DctmlL. 14J; Ward. Chicago, 137: Mnlzunv. Hc5ton. and PJchardson, New York. 2W. DOUULES -- Yaslrzemjiki. Boslon. W; Cnu.-icy. KnnsAN City. 21;; Ward, Chjcngo. Aivis. Cleveland, «nd Power and Ver- ·allcs, Mlnncnotn, 25. TRIPLES -- Venalles, Mlnn*soia, und Hmion. Wnahlnfflon, U: Cimoll. Ki\n,a/i Cliy, JO; Brut on. Dfiroll. nnd Frecosl, Pin Results Last Night looked like a sure double oil the bat o[ Larry Hays with an Enid runner on second base. Omaha will meet St. Paul, Minn., tonight for the region title. Chargers' Ladd Is Hospitalized DENVER (AP) -- Ernie Ladd, I 6-fooi 9-inch, 312 pound tackle of ] Lhe San Diego Chargers ol the i .1OHN A MARSHA M I X K D UtAC.CK At Slirndiui L«fi^ H] IIH! Giinir- Toml Dot^o^. Normn "H.^d's'cr^No.-Tn^Htu MI. i»« 1 American FooibaJl League is hos-, Bpwmnn 5~^. HI Ti-lini r.jmn-: jtfll Mlilor Co. ?25 HI Twim s*rlei«: Bowmmi MOT. THE STANDINGS ·|V.,n wTM Bowman . Dolsnn ^T Zonllh Vrndinc Co -5 Hill Molor Co ^ Cormlrs fr Hcyinir 3 IjMKH MlXI'inS Al Holllluy 11 KKMI-.: 18!l M HarrlKon. *·!»*«: -IhO DoL ] HI 311 111 Ind. *·!*·«: -IhO Dol Jtoln-., 577 Lrtn -, H^rrLinn, I 111 'JVlim /juntr: 715 Pup^Ttuinci'ni I III Tnim *rnm: 1S7U Nee Knockurn. j THi: LEADE1CS 1 '[um IVon L*'K\ ! Turkey Shuotcrs 33 35 Nee Knockers ,.., 32 36 TlNim Nu. 20 1-9 19 HnwHnl's Linen Service 27 ^1 Tlw -1 F« 27 2 pilalizcd in Denver lor injuries | I sulfered during an exhibition j game with the Denver Broncos | Saiurday night. Word ol Ladd's injury didn't become known until Tuesday and Coach Sid Gfllman was reluctanr to talk about details. Gillman has 1UE I the Chargers squad working oul Williams, j at Colorado School ol Mines in nearby Golden, Colo. , ojion 17 IS 19 19 , . HOME BUNS -- Stuart. Boilon, 32; Klllcbrew, Mlnnesoui. :'S: AJllson. .\lln- neAoLa, 2S; Howard. New York. 24: Wagner. LOR Angeles, and Hall. Mlnnc.ioui. 2'.'. STOLEN BASES -- ApRhclo. Baltimore, 3t: Hinton, Washinfilon, 21; Wood, Detroit. IS: . Snydcr, Baltimore. 15; McCraw, Oilcago, and ChiLrlfS. knn.ijl: Cily. 13. PITCHING (12 docljlorai) -- Radalz. Bosion. !L'-, .750: Bouicn, New York. 16-6, .7-J7; Peter*. CnldiCT. 1 J3-5. .722! P(l5CUal, Mmne.«olA 1S-6. .711: yord. New Xork, 17-7. .70S. STAtKEOL'TS - Bunnlni;. Ctlrolt. 151; E«rbfr. Baltimore. 14fi; Plzarro. ChlcAKO. 145: Sllsman. MlnncsoUi, 1«; 'ord. New York,. 143. TOSlAY NJTK .IK. t SR. Al slierliluri 111 Hid ('.knit-: Linda Farrlnrlon 168. HI liid Selr.-: Linda Farrlnfflon lg7. Hi IIHI Cinme: Uiry Mrhcfho 1SE. Ill Ind, Sfripw: Norman Koltncr' 321. T1IK STAMUNGS Teiim Win JU*t Team No. 7 25 7 Tearr. No. 3 _,__,, 20 12 Tc'lim No. 3 19 13 Team No. 5 19 13 Team No, 1 ]fi 14 ARTIC-KAR A U T O AIR CONDITIONER AS LOW All [nstalled Plus FREE Car Refrigerator Full 2-Yr. Warranty: GILES SHWEN Ml r Motor Service EL 3-Z40B REPAIR T cT NOW! 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