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^^k · m Maho Free Press A- CaMwell News-Tribune, Thursday, July 20,1967- Keal American Pennant Race In Works ty United Press Internal,-TM...! ·"" ..,..-- y United Press Internal!TM L | A pwinaiil , ar( . ,,, ,, Amen.TM League is al,,,*,, as rare as a basement fufci, ,,, Iliu New York Yankees ""I "'in season the niillenhin, may have finally arrive( , J Tiie junior circuit seems li.Lo on its way ),, us hest uennaut «« since 1948 .beoClSveW beat Boston in the only pi a yoir m the history o f l h e league While National League 'tans enjoyed races most of the time during the last two decades the American League was ruled supreme by the Yankees, who won 14 pennants in 16 years from 1949 to 19G4. But it was even more frustrating when (lie Yanks because Minnesota in ISCTi and llaltiinori' in 1CCC won »illi »nly token opposition. Things lave finally changed no*. There are five teams right in Ihn middle of the race-ami none nf them are the Yanks stumbling in ninth place after' last year's cellar finish. Two clife-Hic Boston Red Sox and the California Angels- hare jumped in the midst u( the race since [he All-star break. The lied Sox rallied off their sixth straight victory Wednesday night by downing Baltimore 6-4 to move within I'/, games of Ihe Chicago White Sox. Meanwhile, California won its third straight and its n t h in the last 15 games by downing the White Sox 5-2 to jump just into fourth place just 2'/ r games out. Detroit .slumped to fifth place with a -1-2 loss to Washington, Rut the Tigers are still in the race, only V/-- games off Ihe pace. In the other American League games, Minnesota remained one game liehind (lie Sov hy dropping a 9-6 game to Kansas City and Cleveland deal New York 5-2. Boston exploded for five runs with two out in the fifth inning to edge Baltimore. Reggie Smith's single, a walk and Mike Andrews' homer accounted for the first three and Tony Conigliaro's lwo r run triple provided the winning margin. The Angels bombed Joe Horlen for three runs in the fourth inning to beat the white So». Jim Fregosi doubled in one run and Tom Satriano doubled in the nther two to enable Jack Hamilton to giin Ihe win although Minnie liojas went the final 2 2-3 innings (or the SPORTS --·--·--·--·--. Fop Amateurs Challenge Pros Minnesota could have tied for firs! place hy downing Kansas City, but Ihe A's erupted for five runs in the eighth to wipe out a G-4 deficit. Ozzie Cliavarria's two - run single broke a G-6 tie and decided the contest. Al Worthington lost the game In relief and Jack Sanford won it. Washington continued its surge as Paul Casanova drove in two runs, including the tie breaker in the ninth, with a pair of singles to down Detroit. Darold Knowles won the game in relief. Tony Ilorton's run-scoring ANGEL WITH WJNGS - - By Alan Mover triple and a solo homer by Vern Fuller, just recalled from the minors, featured a three-run eight inning (hat enabled Cleveland to heat New York. The victory vnanped a five- game Indian losing streak. In the National League, Gerry Arrigo's longest walk wasn't the most embarrassing of the night for the Cincinnati southpaw. That's because manager Dave Bristol offered Arrigo a pat on the back fust when the pitcher felt like kicking himself in the pants. Arrigo had just issued his third pass of the 12th Inning Wednesday night to Bob Tolan, forcing in the deciding run in the St. Louis Cardinals' 3-2 victory over the Reds, and now lie faced the embarrassing prospect of walking to the dugout before a crowd of 25,625. "Walk oft that field with your head up," Bristol told Arrigo. "You've got nothing to be ashamed of, you'll he oi:t Ihere again." Bristol's remark was a consolation to Arrigo although it didn't alter the outcome of the game nor the fad thai the Reds lost an opportunity to move within iVr games of the National League lead. St. Louis remained a game ahead of (he Chicago Cubs and hiked its lead to 3V? games over the Eeds. Ron Willis pitched two-bit ball in a four-inning relief stint to notch his second victory. A similar situation unfolded in Philadelphia where JeffTorborg and Ron Fairly received bases- loaded walks in the llth, boosting Los Angeles to a 3-1 triumph over the Phillies. The Cubs whipped Atlanta 7-2, Pittsburgh edged Atlanta 2-1 in 11 innings and the Mels swept a dciifclcheader from Houston 8-4 and 7-2 in other NI. games. Starter Chris Short, who had a shutout for seven innings, walked Torberg wiih the bases filled and reliever Dick Farrell then walked pinch-hitter fairly on a 3-2 count lor an insurance run. Short had gotten Into trouble on singles by Lou Johnson and Bob Bailey and a walk to Wes Parker but manager Gene Mauch, lite Bristol, refused to blame his pitcher. "Our pitcher did bis job," said Mauch. "I just can't understand why we don't score more runs." LONDON, Ont. (UPJ}_Caih erine Lacosis of France and Martene Strait of Candada, two of the world's finest amateurs, challenged America's top lour- ing pros In fhe$18,OOOSupertest Open which got underway today lian amateur championships. Defending champion Kathy Whitworth, who won the inaugural tournament last year with a three-under-pai 213 over the par-72, 6,456-yard course, expected the winner to break that u . _ _ j .VUM.J pvw«i vi.v; Tiling i \\j ui CAh. Ulil over the Sunningdale Country mark. First place will be worth Club course. $2,700. Miss Lacoste, 22, who as- "If the weather is good "said tounded the golf world last Miss Whitworth, "I look lor the month by becoming the first scores to be a little lower and foreigner, first amateur and the winner will have to be three youngest player to win the U.S. or four strokes better-maybe 210 or 209." Standout pros Mickey Wright, Marilynn Smith, Carol Mann, Sandra Haynie and Susie Maxwell also were in the field for the 54-hole, three-day tournament. Not entered, however, Is Miss Klass who was barred by LPGA tour director Leonard Wirfzand tournament officials. A similar action.taken against the youngster at the recent LPGA championship in Sutton;" Mass';; resulted in a $1.25 million suit filed against the LPGA by her father, California contractor Jack Klass. She was refused entry here after several days of haggling and threatened law suits. Her father argued that the Open's 16 years age limit applied only to amateurs but the LPGA ruled Lewiston Edged By Giants Women's Open, was taking on more than 50 LPGA touring pros, not including 10-year-old Beverly Klass who was barred from entering the tournament on Tuesday. Miss Streit, from nearby Toronto, was the local favorite in the tournament, the only Canadian slop on the 1967 · LPGA tour. She is the only , woman ever to win the U.S., ; Canadian, British and Austra- i Military i Provides I Power t MILWAUKEE, Wis. (UPl)- Z The 1967 National Clay Courts j; tennis championships shaped up J today as open war between the J I'nited States and Australia J with the U.S. Army providing ;·· the heavy artillery in the C slender form of Arthur Ashe ;.. Jr., and Mrs. Billy Jean King C heading America's women's i force. '' Ashe, Richmond, Va., on MEDFORD, Ore. (UPI)-The leave from military duly, Medford Giants scored a 5-3 blasted his way into the victory over Lewiston Wednes- quarterfinals of the men's day night. Three unearned runs singles by rolling over Patricio in the early part of Ihe game Rodriguez of chile 6-i, 6-2 pu t the Giants In the lead, al- Wednesday. Ashe will tangle though they were out hit by Friday with Australia's John Lewiston 10-8. Cooper, who earned a quarterfinal berth by defeating Zan Guerry, Lookout . M o u n t a i n , Tenn., 6-1,6-4. Mrs. King, Long Beach, o _ Calif., the Wimbledon Cham- bring his record to 4-3. He was pion, powered her way inio relieved in the last inning by women's singles quarterfinals John Lynch. The loser was play today with a 6-1, 6-3 Fred Covey, now 0-2. victory over Marilyn jlsclmer, Holliswood, N.Y. She goes against Kathy Harter, Seal Beach, Calif., who had to come from behind to beat Linda Tuero, Melairie, La., 1-6,6-1,7- Cliff and Nancy Richey of San Angelo, Tex., the brother-sister combination who are America's second line of fire power and defending clay court singles titlists, pulled off straight set victories to gain (heir quarterfinal berths. Richey dumped Jamie Pressley, Palm Reach, Fla., 6-2, 6-4 lo set up a match today with Canadian Mike Belkin, who stopped Mexico's Marcelo Lara C-2, 6-2. Miss Richey ousted Diane Matzner, East Hempstead, N.Y., 6-1, 6-3, and squares off with Peaches Bartkowicz, llamlramck, Mid)., who got hy Snulh Africa's Esme Eenanuel G-3, 7-5. Joe Niekro did his job and then some in pacing the Cubs to their fifth straight victory. The rookie righthander pitched a five-hitter and drove In three runs with a double and a sacrifice fly in posting Ms fourlh win in seven decisions. The Cubs, who now have won eight in a row at home, routed Atlanta's Tony Cloninger with a four-run fourth inning. Gene Alley's bases-loadec infield single in the llth scored Al Luplow with the winning run for Pittsburgh. Luplow was running for Jerry May who led off the inning with a triple. .Mike McCormick then issued intentional walks to Andre Rodgers and Maury Willsbetore Alley hit reliever FrankLuizy's lirst pitch over the mound. Frazier Proves R/gfif To Heavyweight Throne NEW YORK (UPIV-Joe Fra. h,rno,i oTM · ,,. .. . NEW YORK (UPI)-Joe Fra. turned away ·· zier appearedtirmlyestablished Tne 204V-'poiind today as heir apparent to the · · · throne after stopping rugged Canadian George' heavyweight Chuvalo who had never been knocked out in 62 previous fights. The end for Chuvalo came as he was left slashed and insensible at 16 seconds of the fourlh round Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Chuvalo's proudest boasl was that he had never been knocked ojf his feet or stopped, but his durability record came to an abrupt halt under Krazier's vicious attack. A final left hook to the cheek bone blinded the Canadian, and referee Johnny Colan slopped the slaughter. Palmer Afof Believer, Seeks Elusive Crown might have peranently dam aged Chuvalo's vision. Although he could hardly see --.,;-,:-"---· out ot his right eye, Chuvalo I thought the left to the right gamely battled back in the cheek bone exploded his eye- third with a blow to the top of ball," said the 23-year-old the head. Frazier, who remained the only That WdS Chuvalo's last bid uibeaten heavyweight contender for victory as he was pushed by boosting his record to 17-0. into the ropes by Frazier and "He wasn't stopped on cuts, He pounded with a twofisted body was hit on the button and he attack. Chuvalo seemed to knew he was going down so he There are unlikely to be any Garden officials said that . . . . . . . Frazier second chances for Chuvalo, Frazier should consider himself wasted no toe in opening a cut however. He tad been the 10th- (he top contender now, bat on the left side of Chuvalo s ra ted contender before the boul, added they would try to arrange lace before a minute had gone but Ms last impressive victory a bout with the German during .V^ 6 ,, *T M carae in 19M aeatast Doue November or December. Mi? scheduled 12-round heavyweight j 0 nes. The 29-year-old Cana- elimination bout. dian, who had 12 straight Another cut was opened under kayoes over second-raters, Chuvalo's right eye in the first seems doomed to Ihe status of round, and a vicious lelt in the trial horse for other talented second round turned Ibe 217W- youngsters, pound Canadian's face Into a By stopping Chuvalo, a teat mask of crimson. The commis. t na t deposed champion Cassius sion doctor said the cuts were clay wasn't able to accomplish, superficial" hut they poured the second - ranked Frazier blood for the remainder of the marked himself as the man to bout. A doctor added that an- beat for the vacant title, other jarring blow to the eye ··] hope to meet the No. 1 contender," said the jubilant Joe. "That's (Karl) Mildenberger." denberger is committed to participate In a World Boxing Association heavyweight tournament, and a loss in the tourney is the only way he is likely to gel a chance to meet Frazier. Met Washout NEW YORK (UPI) rfob (Hawk) Taylor has been sent outright to Jacksonville ol the International League by the New York Mets. The catcher had a .243 batting average in 13 games with New York. League Standings ... Ballon ...... , California ... Ortroll ...... C'evtlcnd ... WMtlnglon . Ba'limate ... Ni» Vtrk ,. Mnwi city Medford was challenged in the seventh by a two-run homer by Geno Marlrena, but managed to hold its lead. John Beaton got the win to DENVER (UPI)-Arnold Palmer, who doesn't believe in jinxes, teed oft today in quest of the one last major prize to escape him-the PGA championship--over a course supposedly tailor-made for arch- rival Jack Nicklaus. A classy field of 146 professionals tackled the long, narrow 7,436-yard Columbine Country Club course, gunning for a share ol Ihe $150,000 purse. Nicklaus was the favorite because it takes a power-hitter to tame this course--and he's about the best. Right behind big Jack is Palmer, who failed in nine previous tries lo win the PGA, while capturing every oilier major title. Other big gunners such as 1%4 champion Bobby Nichols and Paul llarney were given good chances. Al Geiberger is defending champion, but no one has won While figuring that with a "I have no feeling about this little luck he can at last win being a jinx tournament," he Oils coveted title, Palmer, the said. "If [ play well, the fact f i f , ., .. game's greatest moneywinner, that I have never won will have JJi · optimistic Is the first to admit Nicklaus nothing to do with it I'll be ,, val ° replled ' " Jl »sttempora. has a definite advantage trying as hard as I can- maybe -L w a s l n e tetter man this a little harder." night, but it could be different realize that his long tenure as a title contender was coming to " I ICI1M an end,. and barely moved from his corner in the fourlh round before Frazier ran across the ring and renewed the attack. "I jusl turned away trying to get my vision," said Chuvalo. "I couldn't see anything, but I thought if I could get my vision back I might be able to continue." Asked if the loss ended his title hopes, the optimistic American League Hationat League WM Lit! Pet. triiM so J» J« a , a 30 back-lo-back lilies in tournament in 38 years. because of his power hitting. Nicklaus showed graphically Wednesday why his fellow pros ars saying this is the "course built for Jack." Playing as hot as the summer day, he spun over the front nine in three- under-par 33 and was six under when he picked up on 18. "The course is In beautiful condition," he beamed. "The fairways are the best we have played all year. It's a tight driving course-- one that requires good iron play." Nicklaus said the winning score here could be as low as 13-under-par 275. However, no one figures Nichols' record 271 is in jeopardy. Palmer said his game was perking up and he was driving f" 5 well. He said he is as well prepared as lie has been in the last five years. Palmer shot his second four- trader^ar 58 In his fourth and final tuneup round Wednesday. In his four practice rounds here, he did not go over par once. And it Is, as he puts It, "not a pushover course," Palmer has been here since Sunday, while Nicklaus got in only two rounds. Billy Casper, the 1965 U.S. Open champion, has spent a full week practicing, and because ol this gets some backing to win. Casper sees the greens as the "main problem" because roost are small are small and fringed by thick bluegrass. Ken Venturl said the greens were "not in good shape and they'll get a lot worse." Dave Marr, the 1965 champion, echoed this sentiment and said putting will be the real test. /HAKE THE BAIT DOUBLE ATTRACTIVE FOR TROUT. HOOK WORM AS SHOWN HERE. The little things... WRAP TAPE ASOUND A PING- PONG BALL AND OVER LEADER. BALL WILL FLOAT BAIT OVER AREAS WHERE TROUT LIE IN WAIT FOR FOOP, Rains force Halt PETHOIT (i r ii) - Heavy rains and Ideal flooding caused the cancellation of the nine-race card at Hazel Park race track Wednesday. Roth Ihe infield and track llself were flooded by the morning rains and Hazel officials said ihey would cancel the card, "ratbor than risk Injury to jockeys and horses." TO GET KINKS OUT OF NYLON LEADER. PULL LIME THROUGH FOLPEP PIECE OF RUBBER. Tri-State Pact Regulates River Reciprocal laws relative to fishing and hunting on Snake Kiver boundary waters separating the states of Idaho, Washington and Oregon havebeenpassed by all three legislaturesandnow are effective in all three states. only to hunting or fishing from boats floating or anchored out in the boundary waters porlion of the Snake River. It does no! allow asportsman to fish or bunt en the shoreline, sloughs or tribu WMJnti4a'l Ctodarvi S, Nt* York 2 WoiMng'or, 4, Dtlrcll 2 Boilan 6, Balllmcre 4 Kanm Clly 9, MlnMMIa i California t, CMcogo ! Yo CMcopo 7, Atlcnto 2 " W " t '' i, Cincinnati t 12 liMnn 'l FnMb FIMHn PHO.VB lo place your classified ad ii M) it ctitaj»» {cu« I- Reference Map Salmon River Drainage the shoreline, sloughs or tribu- SALMON RIVER DRAKAGE map shows (11 waters 'hat will ho ««,, ti, v, , , taries of the state forwhlcliheis chimx* salmon fishing, ana (2) waters which will notcom h g y 3Hor sumnler ADDA LITRE PIECE OF RED WORM TO YOUR WET FLY. Americans Ousted GSTAAI), Switzerland (I PI) conservation enforcement, explained that Washington State of (lie other states, was the last to pass its counterpart of legislation enacted years ago between Oregon and Idaho. In general, fishing andhunting reciprocity goes toanyoneonthe -mwUleareiAol'^'s Angeles boundary sections of Ihe Snake anil A l i c e T of Vteti ' K River as long as be is licensed wcrc elimimtei in (he quarlerl for IhPse sports by one of flic fina | rcum| of , he Sw|ss states landing on the wclion of international tennis champion- river concerned s!|ips Wodrl[ , s(lav . This means that a licensed fisherman or hunter can take game, fish or birds, in accordance with regulations, from the waler or islands of the Snake Ilivcr where Jt forms Ihe bound- F |°? h° f , th fn S ^TM n R i V 6 r " nd ·- '""» «" "0 uled, but will be closed for the third season In a row in ,,M,IITM ,,, ,,_,,, " ' "' -- --·-- River below Loon Creek, the Pahslmerol River and th, Zf c Mdlfi Fork of tne Sllmon close for all salmon fishing July 25 ' mam Salmon R iver telow Sunny Gulch will However, 16 days more were added to "·· '·-·· - walers to provide the desired harvest angling conditions. Following (s a list hat lnal Fight Results a i y liolwppn (wo ollhcstatesaiul Iliat wildlife officers must honor irejisos from pillicr state. This reciprocal law applies NEW YORK (UM)-Joe Frazer, 2«'/ : , Philadelphia, Counly) from Yellowjacket Creek Knapp Creek, Lerahi mnr(^fl River, Loon Creek and tributaries. Marsh telow fish trap), Salmon River and trltatart proxlmately 3.5 miles above S Salmon River, Middle Fork - n Creek upstream to Dagger Creek), Salmon R ver To hTr, v , P Stanley Lake Creek downslream. ' ° rlh Forl "" . Camas Creek (Lernhi , to i Welr)l ult!e s »lnion rn c ' osure ' 0() feet at »ve to 100 /eet , Valley Creek from ,; IMa ,- lv , m , . , slopped George Chuvalo, 217%, As of Angus! l,--|he season In these waters for all Jish ^lac 11. ^ Canada (4). as listed In the olficlal printed 1961 fishing reflations "" than salmo ° sha11

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