Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on July 6, 1967 · Page 9
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Nampa, Idaho
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Thursday, July 6, 1967
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H _ Idaho Frei Press 4 Caldwell News-Trib'sne, Thurs Hits Make Atlanta Hurler's Job Easy Thursday, July 6,1967-9 By United Press International 'ie easiest part of pltchm" is being on a teaTM that can hit- just ask Ken Johnson. The 34-year-old veteran, who traveled from league to league without ever getting any team support, was finally rewarded for his persistence 011 May 23, 1965. On that day Johnson 'oecame a member of the Milwaukee Braves and subsequently the Atlanta Braves and the results that fol lowed have been amazing, Jotuson, who won his eighth game of Die year Wednesday night by beating the Chicago more victories in the past three Houston 3-2, San Francisco seasons than he had in nine edged New York 2-1, Los previous major league cum- Angeles dow.ied Pittsburgh 5-3 paigns. and Cincinnati beat St. Louis "Of all the teams In either 2pl in 10 innings. Miami Wants Cassius MIAMI (DPI)-casslus Clay, already facing a five-year prison sentence for refusing to submit to the draft, has been handed another 10 days in jail for a traffic violation. The dethroned heavyweight boxing champion was sentenced in absentia Wednesday by Metro Court Judge Hobert Deehl for failure to have a driver's license with him when he was stopped for making an improper turn. At the same lime, he fined Clay S20 tor the violation and another 550 for ignoring the ticket. A warrant was signed for Clay's arrest if he ever returns to Miami. Clay is currently free on bond while appealing the five-year federal sentence for refusing to be drafted. He VMS last reported to be on the West Coast, but his Miami attorney, Henry Harrington, told Deehl Wednesday his client was ''out of the country." Finns Strike STOCKHOLM (l'PI}-A total of 5,690 pins won the world five- roan bowling championship for Finland Wednesday. Second place went to Japan, third to Britain. The United States team of Milwaukee's Robert and Wayne Pinakalla, Gene Raffel and Dennis Wright, and Chicago's Gary'Lewis grabbed sixth place with 5,616. SPORTS SIGNALS HONOR Cubs 4-2 behind Hink Aaron's league, this is the one I always three-run homer, has amassed wanted to play for," said ·^----^--^------- Johnson. The easy-throwing right- hander, who lost 11 times as a result of his team being shut out before he became a Brave, was the only pitcher to hurl a complete game without giving up a hit and still lose. But those days are behind Johnson now and his record proves it. He was 13-8 in his first year in Milwaukee and when the team moved to Atlanta the Aarons, Torres, Cartys and the Jones have continued to give the support Johnson always sought. In 1966, he won 14 and lost 8. He leads the club in victories this season. In other National League a c t i o n , Philadelphia nipped In the American League, Detroit defeated CleveUid 3-:'. Washington 'ripped Kansas City 5-3, Minnesota Bounced Ne«' York 10-4, Cliioapn c-dpert Baltimore 3-2 in 11 iuiuin California beat Hoston -1-3. League Standings American League National League By Alan Mover . . C^-COTO X Ro't.m.-r* 3 Milwflrlr] 1C Uf* Vc Wrhna'rr. J. Cohlo'i i *. BT'C« 1 Joluisoii u-as locked in a pitching duel uith Chicago rooWr Kiclj .N'ye for six innings before Aaron connected tor his ?lst homer of the year to give the Braves a commanding 3-0 iMil. Felipe Alou doubled home Atlanta's final run in the eighth before the Cubs scored two runs in Ihe ninth on Ted Savage's double. Second baseman Tony Taylor singlet! !:Cini9 (lie winning run for Philadelphia in the sixth inning and then cut down Ron Hraml at the plate in Ihe seventh to preserve RickWise's third win of the year, Hal Lanier's run scoring single in ll:« seventh inning and Gaylord Perry's spotless relief job enabled the Giants to squeeze pasl the Mets. The victory went to Mike McCor- inick, who now has won six in a row and 10 for the year. New York's only run came in the fourth on a *ild pitch. Triples by Willie Davis and John lioseboro and Jim Le- fpbvre's seventh homer of the season backed Don Sutton's seven-hit pitching as the Dodgers broke a three game losing streak. Donn Clendenon stroked his eighth homer of the year in It.c ninth and Gene Alley drove in two runs '*ith a fourth inning single lor the Pirates. Chico Ruiz raced home with the winning run in the 10th inning and Ted Abernathy struck GUI two batlers with the bases loaded to halt a Cardinal rally in the bottom of the inning and pace Cincinnati past St. Louis. Orlando Cepeda pounded out four hits and regained the batting leadership in the National League with a .355 average, Vada Pinson nil his seventh homer of Ihe season to give the Keds an early lead in the sixth inning. CLASSIFIEDS GET RESULTS U.S. Ladies May Sweep Wimbledon W I M B L E D O N , England (UPI)-Mrs. Billie Jean King, the defending champion, and Rosemary Casals, already labeled the heir apparent, may mate it an all-American final today at Wimbledon. Mrs. King c! Aihambra, Calif., was heavily favored to move into the final again with a victory over surprising Kathy Harter, 20, of Seal Beach, Calif. Miss Harter never has beaten Mrs. King. Miss Casals, who at 18 already is being touted as Ihe Canadian Win Boosts Casper PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (l'PI)--Billy Casper, boosted by his play-off victory over Art Wall in last Monday's Canadian Open, has reached seventh place in official earnings on Ihe 1961 Professional Golfers Association tour. The $30,000 from Casper's Canadian caper also equalled his previous 1967 combined earnings, giving him a new total of $64,592, according to PGA figures releasedWednesday. The Montreal green victory, Casper's first tournament triumph in nearly a year, put him in Ihe top five in six of the 16 tournaments he has entered this year. He still is behind leader Arnold Palmer and five others whose aggregate earnings near the half million mark. Palmer's seventh place Canadian finish brought him $6,500, and raised his earnings lead to $114,936. Julius Boros, tying for third in the Canadian Open, received $10,811 and remained In second place with $94,072. Jack Nicklaus, whose new putting style looked good in Canada for awhile, tied for third with Boros. He now has third place money of $72,148. Gary Brewer slands just behind Nicklaus for a PGA fourth place with 571,444. Frank Beard is fifth with $64,901, and sixth place belongs to Doug Sanders' $64,811. Following cfllllce at M "P 56 * Casper are George Archer Mrs ' Kln B who nas ($61,509), Bob Goalby ($58,553), and Bert Yancey ($53,50/1). next great American woman tennis player, hoped to gain the final by upsetting England's Mrs. Ann Haydon Jones in the other semi-final match. A victory by Miss Casals would insure an all American final in women's singles and make up for the loss in prestige by American men, who failed to even get as far as Hie quarterfinals. The men's final match Friday will pit Australia's John Newcombe against West Germany's Wilhelm Bungert. Newcombe moved into the final Wednesday with a 9-1, 4-3, S-3, 6-1 victory over Yugoslavia's Nicola Pilic while Bungert gave his country its first singles finalist with a 6-4,6-8,2-G, 6-4,64 victory over Britain's Hoger Taylor. Mrs. Jones, who moved into the semis for the sixth time since 1957 with a close victory over Mary Ann Eisel of St. Louis, was a slight favorite over Miss Casals. But .Miss Casals, the grandniece of Patiio Casals, is considered to have the potential to become a great tennis player and was figured to have a good NOT LEGITIMATE Feud Continues NEW YORK (L'PI) -- The the winner of Ihe Chuvalo- chairman of the New York Frazier houl would meet the State Athletic Commission said winner of a proposed Patterson- Wednesday that it will refuse to Jerry Quarry fight "for the recognize (he winner of the universally recognized u-orM World Boxing Association tournament as Ihe new heavyweight champion of Ihe world because three important contenders are not participating in the elimination. "In view of the inclusion by the ffnrld Boxing Association of unproved challengers in its world heavyweight title elimination tournament, Ihe New York Slate Athletic Commission refuses in recognize the winner of tournament. (hat tournament as the heavyweight champion of the world," said Commissioner Eddie Doo. the pinnacle Miss Casals hopes to achieve someday, was considered a shoo-in over Miss Harter and will be favored over the Mrs. Jones-Miss Casals winner in the final. heavyweight title." Mike Malitz, president of Sports Action, Inc., countered with a comment that Ihe New York tournament ignores Karl Mildenberger and Ernie Terrell and added, "I'm confident Patterson will participate in the WBA tournament." Malitz also said that Chuvalo, ranked No. 10, shouldn't be included in an eight-man tournamen id -y height .hie f afl« I to ««-£ r ^ .« S {llWM||flfl|ff KING AND A QUEEN nament to determine a succes- home games. so- to Cassius Clay." PIIOHF. 466-7691 or 45M« Dooley ad'lcd that he hopwi i" place xour classified d. II 1 iinif (hi' SI illn .li-iin K I'i'fll. Ciilll'.. 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