The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 12, 1966 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 12, 1966
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Blytnevllle (Ark.) Courier News - FrMay, August 12,1M8- PwJ MAJOK LEAGUE. I STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B, Pittsburgh .. 67 46 .593 — Jrs. Aft at It A GOOD GUY—Joe Gude, who never misses a trick to support the Blytheville High -athletic program, rigged up this sign to display at Light Brigade Field yesterday. He's telling tickets to the annual football barbecue kickoft to be held Aug. 25. The entire coaching staff of Arkansas State College is booked to be present for the eat-out. That's Jimmy Branscum dangling his money in front of Joe. (Courier News Photo) Pittsburgher Pleasantly Mixed Up Stargell 'Pulls' the Pirates Up Willie Stargell didn't have too much pull with the New York Mets until he stopped trying to. The slugging Pittsburgh Pirates left fielder, who bats left- handed tried to pull the ball the first two imes he faced New York souhpaw Rob Gardner Thursday night. He grounded cut both times. Then in the ninth inning, after Roberto Clemente had singled in a run to tie the game 5-5, Stargell came up against Gardner again. "Harry Walker (Pittsburgh manager) called me back from the 'plate and told me to do What I was practicing—hitting to the opposite field against left-han- ders," he said. "I just tried to hit the ball. Not trying to pull it, Stargell did just that, whacking Gardner's first pitch into the right field stands for his 26th homer and a 7-5 victory, which increased the Pirates' National League lead to two games over idle San Francisco. Although Stargell got pleasantly mixed up in what he was Boog Circles Soggy Socks On a Soft, Slippery Single By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Boog Powell stands 6-foot-4 and weighs 235 pounds. He's not what you'd call fast. But he turned a routine single into a pretty funny romp around the bases Thursday night m Baltimore's 6-5 victory over the New York Yankees. A wet ball and some wetter puddles in the Yankee Stadium outfield made it easy. The Orioles had jumped on Yankee starter Mel Stottlemyre for three runs in the first inning after the start of the game was delayed an hour by rain. Brooks Robinson was on first base with two out in the third when the fun started. Powell singled to left and Robinson headed for third. "I was going to stop there," Robinson said later. "Then I saw Hector Lopez miss the ball, so I kept going." cpL gvt"tj* When Lopez finally fished the ball out of the puddles in left field and relayed it home, the wet ball squirted past catchei Jake Gibbs. Powell, troubled by a muscle spasm in his right leg was still at first when Stottlemyre, backing up the play, wen' after the loose ball. The linescore on the pla; reads: Two runs, one hit, three errors. "I wasn't going to go any where," said Powell. "Then saw the ball get away, so I said •what the heck.' I slid into second and the spasm came back again." Stottlemyre, with plenty of time to catch Powell, threw high the wet ball sailing into swampy center field. There Tom Tresh fought a losing battle with the moisture while Powell lumbered around third and toward the plate. "I don't know how I got home," the strapping slugger j said. "I just struggled the rest effiwway." "It looked like a track meet for awhile," laughed Robinson. Powell left the game after scoring and his replacement, Sam Bowens, delivered the llth inning single that scored Luis Aporicio with the winning run for the Orioles. Powell said he would have been able to continue if he iiad time to work out the spasm. "It hurts a bit, but I'll be all right," he said. Tn other American League ^etisii, Chicago won its seventh •to-light, whipping KwM» 10-9, Boston battered Cleveland 13-3 and Minnesota trimmed California 4-3. Frank Robinson, who saved a game with a leaping catch in right field the last time the Orioles played in New York, did il again—Kiis time in left. He crashed into the barrier backhanding Clete Boyer's drive with one out in the llth That was the Yankees' last .hreat. The streaking White Sox hek off Kansas City for their 20th victory in 28 games since the All Star break. Don Buford drove in three runs with a bases-loaded double and John Romano hit his 13th homer of the season for Chicago's big hit?. Buford also swiped home on tiie front end of a double steal. Tony Conigliaro led the Red Sox' assault against Cleveland, two driving in five runs with a double and his rying to do, things went according to plan for Clemente. With Matty Alou on second and a count of three balls and no strikes, Clemente said he mrppsely fouled off two bad jitches before singling home the .ying run. "I didn't want to walk," he said. "I wanted to get it set up for Willie." In the only other National League games, St. Louis beal Philadelphia 5-1 and the Chicago Cubs nipped Houston 9-8 in 11 innings in the frst game of a doubleheader and Houston was leading 8-5 in the seventh inning of the nightcap when it was sus pended. The Pirates' victory ruined the National League debut o Ralph Terry, acquired by the Mets from Kansas City. The veteran righthander starlet and went 514 innings, giving up five hits and three runs, am would have been the winner i the Mets could have held the lad, which Ken Boyer helped build with four hits. Pitcher Al Jackson helped hi own cause by tripling home the tie-breaking run in St. Louis victory over Philadelphia. Rich ie Allen of the Phillies hac tide it 1-1 with his 26th homer in ihe top of the seventh, then Jackson put the Cards in fron to stay in the bottom of the in ning Randy Hundley hit a single double, triple and homer an Lee Thomas' pinch hit sing! drove in the winning run for th Cubs. The second game at Ch: cago was called at 6:30 p.m EDT, to assure both teams o singles, 21st homer. He scored four times. George Scott also hit a two-run homer for Boston. Harmon Killebrew, who had homered earlier, drove pinch runner Bob Allison home with the winning run in the ninth inning as Minnesota topped California. The Twins' victory over the Angels and the White Sox' triumph against Kansas City left Minnesota, California and Chicago tied for fourth place in the American League. catching flights for the Wes Coast. It will be complete when he Cubs play in Housto Aug. 26. 66 49 48 61 53 59 54 58 55 54 .574 2 .535 6V< .522 8 .513 9 59 .478 13 50 62 .446 16V4 49 64 .434 18 37 74 .333 29 San Fran. Los Angeles Phlladel. St. Louis Cincinnati Atlanta .. iouston . New York Chicago ...._. Thursday's Results Chicago 9-5, Houston 8-8, 1st game 11 innings; 2nd game 7 nnings, suspended, curfew Pittsburgh 7, New York 5 St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 1 Only games scheduled Today's Games Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, N Philadelphia at Atlanta, N Chicago at Los Angeles, N Houston at San Francisco, N New York at St. Louis, N Saturday's Games Chicago at Los Angeles Houston at San Francisco Philadelphia at Atlanta Pittsburgh at Cincinnati New York at St. Louis Sunday's Games Chicago at Los Angeles, 2 Houston at San Francisco, 2 Philadelphia at Atlanta Pittsburgh at Cincinnati New York at St. Louis, 2 Continuing merrily along the omeback trail, Burdette de- eated Orioles last night 9-6 in he YMCA Midget League tournament, and propelled themselves into the- championship ncture. Saturday night they are to ilay Falcons in the finals. The alter has not lost a game in ;he tournament and has only to Mn a loss on Burdette's crew to win the title. * * * Last night Burdette wasted no time exhibiting its intentions, blasting off with six hits and five runs in the first inning. Except for this outburst, it was a close game, as Orioles pecked away in the late innings to narrow the margin to three runs. Winners scored twice in the second, and added two in the fourth while Orioles waited until the third to get into the scoring column. They tallied one each in the third and fourth frames and two each in the fifth and sixth. Game time Saturday is 3 p.m. at Midget League park. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Baltimore .. 73 40 .646 Detroit 61 51 .545 11% Cleveland .. 60 54 .526 13'/s Minnesota ..59 56 .513 15 California ..58 55 .513 15 Chicago .... 58 55 .513 15 New York ... 51 63 .447 IV& Washington . 52 66 .441 23% Kansas City . 50 64 .439 23% Boston 50 68 .424 25% Thursday's Results Minnesota 4, California 3 Boston 13, Cleveland 3 Baltimore 6, New York 5, 11 innings Chicago 10, Kansas City 9 Only games scheduled Today's Games Kansas City at Minnesota, N twi-night Detroit at Boston, N California at Chicago, N Cleveland at New York, N Saturday's Games Kansas City at Minnesota California at Chicago Washington at Baltimore, N Cleveland at New York Detroit at Boston Sunday's Games Kansas City at Minnesota California at Chicago, 2 Baltimore at Washington Cleveland at New York, 2 Detroit at Boston, 2 23 Hopefuls In Club Golf Blytheville Country Club's junior golf tournament got off to a good start yesterday—despite the rain—with 23 entries. In the 15-17 group, Richard Rose and Louis McWaters Jr., are tied with an 85. There are seven entries in this age bracket. In the 12-14 group there are four entries and Dean Gurley is leading with 99. The real contest is in the 11 and under group with 10 entries. Scott Gurley is ahead with, 51. There are only five strokes difference in the first four places. Rob Porter, defending champion came in with an 86. He's tied with John Black for second place. The older boys were to play the last 18 holes this morning, with the younger par-busters playing only nine Presentation of the awards was scheduled for this afternoon. The monthly Scotch Foursome is to be held at BCC Sunday at 4 p.m., reports Mrs. Sam Black, chairman of the tournament committee. Mrs. Black urges players to pick their partners and register at the Pro Shop. There is a shotgun start at 4, Prizes are to be awarded following the tournament in the Green Room of the Club House, plus cocktails and hors'd oeuvre. Grid Cardinal Lick Lions; Sayers vs. Stingy Packers Pepsi Foams KENNETT — Pepsi-Cola me of Blytheville turned back Car nett Furniture of Kennett in th Kennett Fast-Pitch Softball lea gue here last night. The Arkansas visitors score four runs in the third on an er ror, two walks, Cliff Forsythe single and Lynn Gee's base; loaded double. Bill Sharp won a three-hitte Pepsi has a game on th Missouri spread tonight at against Piggott. TEL AVIV (AP) - Kenttickj led by Pat Riley's 32 points, wo an international basketball tou nament Thursday night b trouncing Warsaw 87-57. Pine Bluff Out FORT WORTH. Tex. (AP)El Paso defeated Pine Bluff 9- here Thursday to eliminate the Arkansas team from the regional Connie Mack baseball tournament. Fort Worth Williams beat Fort Worth Eastern Hills 3-0 and Sikeston, Mo., eliminated Corpus Christi, Tex., 1-0, in other Mack games. Road Rally Here Saturday Night A $2 entry fee will qualify you for a road rally being held by the Chickasaw Young Men's Club tomorrow night at 7:30. Just bring your money, car and navigator to Plaza Shopping Center and get, set for the 30 mile run. Winners receive cash prizes based skill on timing and driving .586 50 .565 2% 57 .513 8% 60 .478 12V4 64 .439 • 17 68 .419 19V4 MANORS- TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. ARKANSAS . 68 Amarillo ... 65 Albuquerque 60 Austin 55 Dal-FW .... 50 El Paso 49 Thursday's Results Amarillo 6-6, El Paso 5-2 ARKANSAS 7, Albuquerque 1 Dallas-Fort Worth at Austin, postponed, wet grounds Today's Games Dallas-Fort Worth at Austin ARKANSAS at Albuquerque Amarillo at El Paso PACIFIC COAST Tulsa 7-3, Indianapolis 6-1 Seattle 2, Denver 1 Spokane 4, Oklahoma City 1 San Diego 9, Phoenix 3 Portland 9, Vancouver 2 Hawaii 3, Tacoma 1 INTERNATIONAL Rochester 5, Toronto 4 Buffalo 5, Syracuse 3 Columbus 2-5, Toledo 0-4, 2nd game, 13 innings Jacksonville 5, Richmond 1 , COBLE'S FISHERMAN'S CALENDAR T!mi for tich Diy> "Till* When Fltli lilt tat" * FOR THE WEEK AUGUST 14 THRU 21 SUN 14 10:26 MON 15 11:28 AM TUE 16 12:27 WED "fT 1:23 PM THU ~lT 2:16 PM FRI T9~ 3:06 PM SAT 20 3:56 PM SUN 21 4:47 PM All time is given In Central Standard time. Add one hour for the Essiern time zone; subtract one hour lor Rocky Mountain time; two hours for Pacific time, n localities using daylight saving time, add one hour to time found above. • Copyright 1 966 Blacker the Fish — Better tha Day for Fishing MILWAUKEE (AP) - Half- ack Gale Sayers gets on with le job of proving he's for real oiiight as the Chicago Bears meet the National Football eague champion Green Bay ackers in a preseason exhibi- on game. Sayers, the toast of the league s a rookie, will be up against ie NFL's stingiest defense. The ackers allowed a league-low of nly 224 points last season while •inning the Western Division rown. The same defense will take ie field tonight in the national- televised game scheduled to tart at 7:40 p.m. CST. The Packers, already con- •inced that Sayers is as good as lis sensational rookie record vould indicate, concentrated all veek on ways to stop thrusts of he former Kansas star. Coach George Halas believes hat the Packers and other NFL earns will be able to devise iom.e successful Etrategems. "You can't expect Sayers to lave another year like last year," Halas said. "He's a jreat back but they'll rig spe- :ial defenses for him. Whai we're working on is aimed at taking advantage of those special defenses." The Bears, who came on with their 55 three games, are e* pected to experiment with rookies tonight. .n" The St. Louis Cardinals opened the week's exhibition schedule with a 28-14 romp over the Lions at Detroit Thursday night. U YMCA SLOW-PITCH W L Pet. Courier News ..... 9 S .727 Randall 7 4 .636 Pepsi-Cola 5 6 '.454 OTASCO 3 8 .273 Last Night's Games ..-.•; Randall 9, Pepsi-Cola 8 '••*••• Courier News 17, OTASCO ; ,9 Monday's Games /;'; To Be Rescheduled " : '.' ; ons Ira Young has sent the.'" word to his football boys:^" first practice of the 1966 sea-'" son is Monday morning at,.. 9. '!.'., Abel White, returning as? assistant, is helping Young/ get the Dragons ready for" the Sept. 1 opener at Wynne. : . Ben Hogan Clubs (Custom Fitted) Hogan Bags by Burton Foot/oy Golf Shoes (Special Order) Men's Golf Shirts (Catalina) Ladies Golt Blouses (Catalina) THE PRO SHOP Blytheville Country Club Bob Boyd, Pro. Pro Shop Merchandise Only PLEASE NOTICE To get to the B.F. Goodrich Store during Construction work on Broadway Street: Drive around street barricade at Post Office on North Broadway. We are open for business . . . Please excuse the inconvenience. B. F. GOODRICH STORE 330 N. Broadway Ph. PO 3-8116 Please allow roe to take this method of expressing my sincere thanks to you for electing me your prosecuting attorney. I will try to get back around the circuit during the next few weeks to thank you in person. I shall ever be grateful, and at the same time mindful of the responsibility of the office. I will do my best to serve you well. Ljerata ft ear6on One of the nice things about owning it is selling it. A new Volkswagen doesn't depreciate wildly the minute you turn the key. In o sense, the older it gets the more valuable it gets. So that in 5 years,, the same VW will be worth more than some S-yeor-old cars lhat cost twice as much to begin with. Old VWs are worth a lot because a lot of people want them. for one thing, it takes o real car nut »0 tell a clean used one from a new ono. VWs always look like VWs. Another reason is that they hold up. A VW is put together so well, it's prqc- licolly airtight. (It helps to open a window to close a door. Even on old ones.) And, new VW or old, there's oil that nice money you keep saving on gas, oil, tires, insurance, and repairs. Which means you can get o nice price for it. lit, for some strange reason, you'd want to sell.l It's the kind ol economy thgt people are willing to pay an arm ond a leg for. CENTRAL MOTOR SALES 1300 S. Division Blytheville, Ark. 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