Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on July 8, 1967 · Page 7
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Idaho Free Press CaWwll News-Tribune, atwday, July 8,1967 - 7 White Sox Magic Continues to Operate By United Press International had vson eight straight games The ball continues to bounce and were looking tor a chance rigtit for the Chicago White Sox, ' almost as if as if someone had string attached to it. A light-hitting learn which gets by on pitching and good base running, the White Sox have been "winning with mirrors" as the old-saying goes yet have been firmly entrenched in first place in the American League since May 15. Give the White Sox one little break and you end up on the short end ol a one-run ball game, and those are the kind that separate pennant winners from also-rans. The Minnesota twins, who to mate a serious run at first place, became victims of the White Sox' magic Friday night when they kicked away what looked to be a 1.0 victory in the ninth inning on an error by their usually reliable shortstop, Zoilo Versalles. Dean Chance seemingly had Chicago blanked on live hits as he retired the first batter to face him in the ninth. But then trouble started as Tom McCraw singled and Chance walked plncMiltter Jim King and J.C. Martin in succession to load the bases. A! Worthington was sum- moned from the bullpen to quell the rally and succeeded in retiring Don Buford on a pop fly for the second out. Ron Ilansen was the next batter and smacked a grounder to Versalles' left, which the smooth fielding shortstop got his glove on but could not come up with. By the time he recovered and threw to first it was loo late, as both McCraw and pinch-runner Buddy Bradford had crossed the plate giving the White Sox a 2-1 victory. In other AL action, Detroit beat Boston 5-1 in 11 innings, New York blanked Baltimore 30, Cleveland beat Washington 63 and California swept a doubleheafier from Kansas City, V-2 and 8-2. Bill Freehan's double scored Jim Norltirup in the llth Inning and enabled the Tigers to move into second place. Freehan's winning hit came off loser John Wyatl and helped Mike Marshall (o the victory. Norm Cash homered for Detroit and Tony Conigliaro homered for Boston. Joe Pepitone's two-run homer and the four-hit pitching of Al Downing carried the Yankees to victory over the Orioles. Downing struck out 12 while boosting his record lo9-5. Sam McDowell pitched a four- hitter and singled in a seventh inning run as the Indians snapped a four-game losing streak. Lee Maye had a homer for Cleveland while Paul Casanova hit a two-run homer for Washington. Kick Reichardt hit a pair of homers a n d Don Mincher blasted a three-run homer as Jim McGlothlin breezed to victory in the Angels' first game victory. Roger Repoz drove in a pair of runs with two doubles in the nightcap as Jack Hamilton got the triumph. Whatever Manager Dave Bristol says goes and Pete Rose couldn't have bc-ai happier with (he latest Cincinnati Reds strategic maneuver. The scrappy Rose, who was In other National action, St, Louis defeated Philadelphia 5-1, Houston pounded Chicago 11-5, Atlanta edged New York 3-2 in 11 innings and San Francisco nipped Los Angeles 2-1. Julian Javier's three-run sin- SPORTS KEEPS HOME(R) FIRES BURNING-By A. Maver British Hope For Upset W I M B L E D O N , England (UPI)--A million British mums put their hopes and ha'pennies today on Ann Jones, a hometown girl they desperately wanted to dethrone Billie Jean King of Long Beach, Calif., as Wimbledon women's champion. The smart money, though, was solidly behind the efficient, precise Billie Jean on this final day of the all E n g l a n d tennis championships. Bookies installed her as 2-9 betting favorite and gave 3-1 odds on Mrs. Jones. John Newcombe of Australia, the third seed, easily captured the men's title Friday by beating unseeded Wilhelm Bungert of West Germany, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1, in 70 minutes. Mrs. King, the top-ranking amateur in the United States, plowed through her previous opponents in good stride and appeared at the top of her game for today's "match. . Howev.er,-. Mrs. JonesWrst appearance in the ftnais{;jtter six times reaching the semifinal round, was enough to drive the price of precious center court seats up from 27 shillings ($3.80) to eight pounds ($22.40). Mrs. King, 23, took the title last year from Maria Bueno of Pro-Files WHOISTVIEAU.-T/ME STRIKEOUT KING? Brazil and Ibis year moved to the final in four matches--plus a forfeit win --without dropping a set. Mrs. Jones, 28,bealthree Americans en route to the final, but was extended to the third set in three of her six matches. Billie Jean and Rosemary Casals, 18, of Sail Francisco, were partners in today's women's doubles final against defending champions and No. 1 seeds Miss Bueno and Nancy Richey of San Angelo, Tex. In addition, Mrs. King was paired with Owen Davidson of Australia -- a n d seeded first -- in the mixed doubles event. They met Ken Fletcher and Karen Krantzcke of Australia in the final. Spokane Goiter festival Leader added (o this year's National up until this week but had not League All-Stars, returned to been hitting. play second base tor the Reds In other National League on July 2nd and he has continued to »«inb opposing pitchers at an amazing clip. Known around the league as Mr. Hustle, Rose has slammed 11 hits in 22 at bats tor a ,500 average since his manager switched him from left field to gle in the sixth inning paced the second, Rose pounded out a Cardinals past Philadelphia. As triple, two doubles and a single the linal run crossed the plate Friday night to lead the Keds John Callison's throw from past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-2. right field skipped past the "I'm a little belter outfielder catcher and smashed Philly than Chlco (Kuiz) is and he's a pitcher Larry Jackson in the little better infielder than I face. Jackson was X-rayed for.a am," liose admitted. Ruiz had possible fracture. Steve Carlton been the Reds' second baseman went the distance to pick up his seventh victory in 12 decisions. Ron bavis and Bob Aspromonte each slammed two-run doubles as the Astros exploded for five runs in the fourth inning to hand the Cubs their fifth straight loss. Jim Wynn also drove home two runs to increase his league leadingiotal to 62. Mack Jones hammered his llth homer of the season togtve the Braves a come-from-behind victory over the Mets. Atlanta had sent the game into extra innings when Joe Torre lined a singled to score Hank Aaron In the ninth Inning. Torre had earlier hit his 12th home run of the year. Jim Ray Hart's two-run homer backed the combined five-i.it pitching of Ray Sadecki and Frank Llnzy as the Giants beat Los Angeles. Sadecki vorked the first 1 2-3 innings as he .Icked up his third straight triumph of the season. Jeff Torborg till his second homer of the year tor (he Dodgers. KOKTON CONSISTENT Willie Horton of the Detroit Tigers is the oniy American League player to knock in 100 or more runs the lasttwoyears. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (UPI)Steady Rod Funselh had the undisputed lead today in the $100,000 "500" Festival Open golf tourney, but R.H. Sikes and charging Gene Littler were just two strokes off (he pace and Frank Beard also remained in contention. With two rounds to go today and Sunday for (lie $SO,OOOfirsl- prize paycheck, Funseth was seven tinder par with a 137 for 36 holes, with Sikes and Littler breathing down his neck at 139 and Beard trailing them by just two more strokes. Funseth, Spokane, Wash., whose only previous tour victory was at Phoenix two years ago, added a twounder- par 70 Friday to an opening round of 67. Sikes, co-leader with Funseth after the opening round, slipped to an even par 72 while Littler's 68 tied the best round Friday over the long- playing speedway course. Scores of 151 or better, the second highest in a year, were good enough to make the cutoff at the halfway mark of the 72. hole tourney, but three former winners here failed to make the field of 81-two-lime champ Doug Ford, Dow Finslerwald and Bruce Crampton, who won two years ago. There was nothing spectacular Friday about Funseth's play, but the pressure of being co-leader didn't show as he posted four birdies against two bogeys for his second straight sub-par round. 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LOUIS (DPI)-the St. Louis Cardinals Friday signed catcher Bob Bonalewicz ol Fall River, Mass., first baseman Glenn Marshall of Los Angeles and shortstop Gene Fowler of St. Louis. The three were assigned to the Cardinals' Sarasola, Fla., faim club. to accommodate national televi- . sion (ABC). Although the telecast will be blackened out within 100 miles of Atlanta, ticket sales have been going poorly and officials fear alien- dance may be less than 25,000. The All-Star game drew 38,32fi last year when it was held here for the first time after five years at Buffalo, N.Y. The East has more than its share of the big names from the 1966 college season. Starting in the offensive backfield with Spurrier w i l l be Syracuse's "Mr. Touchdown" Floyd Little and Notre Dame's explosive Nick Eddy. Gene Washington, Michigan State's sensational pass receiver will be at split end for the East while the defense will feature George Webster of Michigan State and Jim Lynch of Noire Dame at linebackers. 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