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o Free Press * Caldwel! News-Tribune, Wednesday, July 5,1967 ^^^ Idaho Free Press i Caldwel! News-Tribune, wedm Durocher's Cubs Drop 'Family Affair' Braves Slow Chicago Charge By United Press International l*o years ago, streaked to their Leo Durocher didn't appre* seventh straight triumph Tues- ciate the holiday drama of "the to)' b y sweeping a doubleheader tale of two brothers" Tuesday from tne !·'*»' York Yankees 8-3 but he's even less impressed mi M Md made it clear they with that "old wives' tale" are tne te am to beat for the about (he Fourth of July. pennant. The crusty Durocher, who has Tns reason for Ihe Twins' driven, cajoled and sweet-talked "Ptimism stems from the return his amazing Chicago Cubs from to {ortn ° f righthander Jim the cellar to a contender in one Grint and outfielder Tony season, sent a brother to pitch as a starter against a brother for the first lime in major league history. OnAnrpC 1 YARBOROUGH GRABS FIRECRACKER arUKTS stock Car Oldster Foxy THIEVERY PAYS OFF - - - By Alan Mover Oliva, both of whom played such an important role in the Minnesota pennant of 1965. Grant, pitching his first game since June 19, tossed a complete game in the opener while But Durocher had (lie wrong brother and the Braves swept a day-night doubleheader, 8-3,4-2, allowing only eight hits. Two of to knock the Cubs one-half tne nits were nonle runs b ' Mickey Yankee game behind the St. Louis Cardinals on the Fourth of July --the (radi'ional halfway point. The old saying is that the team in firs! place on the Mantle which put the slugger ahead of Mel Ott and into fifth place on the all-time home run list with 512. Grant, however, was virtually Fourth of July will win the untouchable through the first pennant--although San Francis- eight innings as he won his fifth game in 11 decisions this year. The strong showing by Ihe Twins' righthander now gives- Minnesota five good starting pitchers with Dean Chance, Jim Kaat, Dave Boswell and Jim Merritt already in the rotation. co was a year ago and didn't win Ihe National League pennant. Durocher started Joe Niekro in the first game against his older brother Phil, who was given the assignment by Atlanta manager Billy Hitchcock. It was the only time brothers have Twins intci undisputed posses- started against each olher and sion of second place and only the last time brothers pitched three games behind the league- against each other in the leading Chicago White Sox. Chicago blanked Baltimore 40, Detroit lopped Cleveland 6-1, California nipped Boston 4-3and The double victory pushed the National League was on May 3, 1921, Jesse Barnes of Brooklyn beat his youngerbrother, Virgil, of the Giants at the Polo Grounds thai day. The older brother had it this time, too, as Phil threw a four- hitter at the Cubs while Joe was lifted after three innings for a pinch-Miter with the Cubs trailing 4-2. Phil is now 4-4 while Joe is 3-3. Elsewhere- in the National League, St, Louis lost to Cincinnati 1-0, New York nipped San Francisco 8-7, Pittsburgh edged Los Angeles 9-7 and Philadelphia swept a double- Washington heal Kansas City, D A Y T O N A BEACH, F la. (UPI)-The stocky little man in the snow white basketball shoes grinned to beat the band. He was feeling foxy-about 41 years worth. "I knew I couldn't win by running In front, so I let him pass me and waited until the last lap. Then I passed him." Cale Yarborough, decked out in his wliite racing jumper and soft-soled shoes, told racing writers Tuesday how he hung back anil watched the favorites grind each other down in the "Firecaracker 400" stock car race. Then he sneaked home to win in a 1001 Ford. That running behind business may sound like a fool way to handle things, but the little North Carolinian tromCharlolle Is ?15/!25 richer todaylhanksto his "after-you-sir" plan. Yarborough lore over the finish line ahead of young Dick Hutcherson, Camden, S.C., also in a 19G1 Ford, after he "let" Hutcherson take the lead in the last 10 miles of what was probably the longest race in NASCAR history. Thirty-nine drivers t o o kthe green starting flag over the high-banked Daytona International Speedway for the $68,000 race at 10:25 a.m. EDT. More than seven hours later, alter a five hour rain delay, Yarborough mads his move with 40 miles to go. By then, most of the 48,000 spectators were gene. Yarborough fought back and forth for the lead with Hutcherson, David Pearson, Spartanburg, S. C., and fellnw Charlotte resident, Darel Dier- Score Shell Win PHILADELPHIA (I 1 PI)-Philadelphia's Vesper Boat Club won the senior eight oared shell race and two four oared races Tuesday to amass 515 points and win the Anthony Gallagher Trophy at the annual Independence Day Regatta on the Schuylkill River. Washington's Potomac Boat Club was second and the New York Athletic club placed third. inger, all in Fords. It was a Ford dealer's dream as Yarborough, Hutchersoo, Dlertnger (the pole winner) and Pearson pounded past the finish line to send the Plymouths and Dodges reeling in defeat. Yarborough averaged 143.583 m.p.h., about 10 miles an hour off the track record set last year by Sam McQuagg. It was his second victory of the season alter winning the Atlanta 500 earlier this year. "This money will come in handy," he said with a straight face. "Now 1 can pay off on my new motorcycle." PHONE 466-7891 or 459-4664 to place your classified ad. H's fast, easy economical. Aussie Survives Wimbledon Upsets W I M B L E D O N , England (l/V^-John Newcombe ol Aus - tralia, the only seeded player header from Houston 9-Oand4-3. left In the men's singles, hoped Gary Nolan hied theCardinals to turn the upset jinx to nis to three hits to give Cincinnati favor today when lie met Nicola UsWfctory. But St. Louis gained Pilte ol Yugoslavia In a setnl- the first place despite the loss because Chicago lost its doubleheader. Deron Johnson doubled in Pete Rose in the ninth for the only, run of the game to pin the loss on Larry Jaster. Nolan, who is; just 19, now has a 7-2 record. The Mets finally caught up with San Francisco's Juan Marlchal, who went into the game with a 19-0 record against them. The Mets collected 14 Mis and eigiit runs Jn 5 1-3 innings to beat Marichal. Jim Ray Hart's error that opened the gates for three unearned runs in the first inning and a two-run single by Ron Swoboda in the sixth inning were the key plays. Pittsburgh snapped a 7-7 lie in the eighth on Jose Pagan's sacrifice fly and Roberto Clemente's fourth hit to beat the Dodgers. The Piratespinned the loss on Bob Miller alter the Dodgers had rallied for four in the eighth off Juan Pizarro and Al McBean to tie the game. Roy Frace worked one inning to gain the victory. John Callison singled in Johnny Briggs off Barry Latman in the lllh to complete the Phils' sweep of Houston. Houston had rallied to tie the game 3-3 in the eighth with two of the runs coming on Jim Wynn's 19th homer off Jim Burning. rn the first game, Chris Short pitched a three-hit shutout for his second straight victory since coming off the injured list. The Phils erupted for five runs in the second inning to chase starter Dave Giustl and decide the contest. The Minnesota Twins final match of the Wimbledon tennis championships. Hometown favorite Roger Taylor matched strokes with Wilhelm Bungert of West Germany in the other semifinal. For the first time In many years, no American was among the final four. This was also the time tillist, thereby giving first time in 40 years no U.S. Newcombe a less ominous player was seeded, although obstacle. Americans did account for the The bookmakers installed departure of three seeded stars Newcombe as the 9-4 favorite to with upset victories. grab the title won ui 1966 by Ne*egn*e,-«ttie -23-year-oid Spain's'Manuel- Suitara, who third seed, was in strong was knocked out this year in an position to take advantage of opening-day shocker by Charles the most wide open men's Pasarell of Puerto Rico, championship in recent Wimble- Taylor, who could become the don history If his game holds first British finalist here since up. He would have been in line 1933, was next in the line at 9-2 to meet second-seeded compatriot Roy Emerson today, but Pllic upended the former two- Buckpasser Like Mom and Dad NEW YORK (UPI) - Like father, like son-- and a little bit like mother, too. Buckpasser, following the family tradition, overcame a 133-pound impost and a determined challenge by Ring Twice Tuesday to capture the $109,800 Suburban Handicap at Aqueduct with a blistering stretch drive. Ogden Phipps' wonder colt, whose dam, Busanda, won the "I didn't think he had a chance, said Phipps, who saw his horse suffer his first loss after 15 straight wins while trying to lug 135 pounds in the Bowling Green Handicap two and a half weeks ago. "I was afraid he was beaten." Trainer Eddie Neloy calledit, "the most thrilling race lever saw in my life," as Ring Twice, who had led most of the way, Handicap Triple length in the time of 2-.02 1-5. Suburban in 1951, moved toward suddenly fell behind with 00 the feat accomplished by his yards to go as jockey Braulio sire, Tom Fool, who in 1953, Baeza urged the four-year-old captured all three legs of the Buckpasser to victory by a half New York Crown. Buckpasser, who gained the first leg on Memorial Day with a victory in the Metropolitan, now needs only to win the Brooklyn Handicap, July 22, to equal Tom Fool's sweep and win his 17lh consecutive dirt track race. The only other Harada To Defend Crown events were Whisk Broom II and Kelso. For most of the mile and a -- . . quarter test, Buckpasser ap- brated a declaration of Iheir pg are( j ( 0 j., ave uuie hope as be own on July 4th. ra ced no better than fourth with The surging Twins, whom (he second f, eav | es t ,,]·,, ,/ the American League pennant his career while Bungert and Pilic each were quoted at 8-1. Newcombe relies on a big service and is capable of driving opponents off the court with his whiplash placements. Under ordinary circumstances, he would be considered a heavy choice over Pilic, a 27-year-old butcher's son who prays for guidance during matches. Bungert, a 28-year-old lefthan- der, was appearing in his third semi-final while Taylor, also a southpaw, has been succeeding with a wicked serve. If there was little cheer among the U.S. men's contigent, it was offsel by an unexpectedly strong showing in the women's division, where Americans claimed three of the four semifinal berths. Billie Jean King of Alhambra, Calif,, the No. 1 seed and defending champion, had been expected to survive this long. But Rosemary Casals, a San Francisco teenager and the new darling of Wimbledon, and pigtailed Kathy Harter of Seal Beach, Calif., came from the pack to win semi-final placings. Miss Casals, proving her Saturday upset over second- seeded Maria Bueno of Brazil, a three-time Wimbledon champion, was no fluke, came back Tuesday to beat Judy Tegart of Australia, .1-5, 6-4, and Miss League Standings ^·(····^^····^··^··'^ American League Hational League TOKYO (UPf) - Speculation increased today that world bantamweight champion Fighting Harada would next defend Harter, 20, knocked off sixth- his title against Takao Sakurai seeded Lesley TurnerofAuslra- lia, 1-5, 1-6, 6-2. Mrs. King disposed of eighth- seeded Virginia Wade of England. 7-5, 6-2, and the other se"ii final berth wenl to Ann Haydon Jones of England, tho Calif jr" 3 Cit/e'o-d T«»y'i *·** lJ 'P«r!» Ml wgr Lett "· SI"·« PittMfi O;vcc* ( ·,: Lcv,s ... Cfvcoso .... Cine : r"a1i .. Allonlo pni'cdc'p^o Let *r(i;i . N c v Yd* -· Tuflday'1 RliuTI Alion-u I t. Ch COQO J? · Pri;cd;iijMo «-, MC^J'^I' oi- Dome. II hivei PHUSj.ro 1 * », LCI Afqt:** ' Tie* Yoik I. Sai F/c":uo 7 Craven l. V. 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