Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on June 27, 1957 · Page 42
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Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, June 27, 1957
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Merchants Belt Harsch, M, Evans Loses; 5-0 Cclavito Clicks by Pap' T!!* Creelcy Merc^n'! luracd the tables on Harsch Lumber Co. of Longmont, 7-1, Wednesday at Forbes field, while Evans V.F.W. dropped a 5-0 contest to the Longmont team In the nightcap of a doubleheader. The Merchants, who were stopped earlier this week by Harsch and Jack Baker,' slammed out four hlU for three runs in the bottom of (he first inning. Bob Lind, Gus Anderson, and Chuck Bolllg singled In order, then Glenn Haas homered for Uie three runs. Lind was pegged onl at third. Greeley scored single runs in (he second and fifth innings to as sure the win. Haas hit his second homer of (he game in the fifth A pair of errors and a triple bj Lind netlcd Grecley's final two scores in the sixth innng. Harsch got its only run o f f _ o f Bill Koehler in the seventh inning on a two-out home run by Bob McAIee. Koehler allowed onl) four hits and walked none in going the rr/dlc. He' struck out three. Harsch retaliated in the nightcap with Baker pitching a two-hit ier. Evsns came closest to scoring in the third inning when Skip Jordan reached third base on single and a passed ball. But when he tried to score, he was cut down by the catcher. Baker struck out s6ven and Walked no one. Harsch got the sufficient number of runs early. One run scored in the first on a walk and a double by Baker. Two more runs were scored in the Ihird on a homer by Bob Bctz, a single by Baker and a sacrifce bunt. A triple by Ken Harper and a sacrifice fly accounted for another Harsch score in the fiith. A single and a double by Bctz plated the final Longmont run. Friday night at Forbes filed, Evans will lake on Talley construction of Denver in the first game at 8 p.m. The Merchants play the second game against the Denver City Park league learn. (First garni) R H E Harsch 000 000 1--1 2 2 Merchants 310 012 x--7 10 1 Baker and Harper; B. Koehler and Geis. IStcond samt) R H E Harsch ~ 102 010 1--5 8 Evans 000 000 0--0 Z 2 ; Baker and Harper; ffile and D. Mitchell. Top Names Enter Greeley Club Golf Tournament Among the early entries In the annual Greeley Invitational golf .tournament are Ed Finni, Greeley; Don Achziger, Ft. Morgan; Mel Bedinger, Greeley, and Claude Wright, Denver. Finni was the first golfer to file an entry with Greeley golf pro Jerry Bell. Achziger, the 1956 National Junior Amateur champion, will be gunning to replace 1956 Greeley Invitational .champion Wright. Wright also is co-holder of the Greeley course record of 66. Wright was tied just last week by Rex Eaton Jr., Greeley. Bedinger is several times Greeley dub champion. The Invitational tournament will bo held July 5-6-7 at the Greeley club. A Calcutta dinner will be held at the country club July 6. Warren Terry, Greeley golfer, fired the best round of his life this week, a 41-41--82. Barney Flood shot his best nine holes of his career, 37. His 79 for Ihe 18 holes was his best this year. Defending Champion Lew Hoad of Australia, still not in the best orm, had trouble belore ousling John Lesch of Los Angeles, who s not one of America's top t o u r n a - ment players, 6-3, 9-7, 6-4. Miss Gibson of New York, her game nearing its full potential, erased Mary Helyer of Australia, ·4, 6-2. Seixas, 33-year-old Philadelphian ond time this season,' the"cincin- who W0n °"* lille in 1953 ' gave an nati Redlegs' new Scoreboard r a n l ' m n n M K r y 0 display of his volleying out of numbers Wednesday night. abll ' l r )n bcallD e Kosc ' K a m o ' The big board out in left field is i stocky .'apancse Davis Cup nee, geared to show only a m a x i m u m 6 ' 2 ' 6 ' 2 *·'· 6 ' 3 ' of 19 runs and 19 hits. Sporl Shorts CINCINNATI (A3 -- For thr-. sec- How Duffer Feels When Golf Bug Strikes Him By FRANK ECK AF Newsfeaturei Sports Editor If you're d duffer and have been bitten by the golf bug this spring you probably have learned: That golf is a terrible game for the first 10 strokes, especially when you get 'em all on the first lole. That golf is a great game the !irst time you find yourself putting 'or a birdie. That golf is a silly game when you feet hurt after walking 18 loles in four hours. That golf is great exercise for Gibson and 3 Men Gain Wimbledon's 4lh Round WIMBLEDON, England (ffl -- Al,lea Gibson, the top-seeded woman, and three Yank Davis Cup players, Vic Scfotas, Herbie Flam and Alike Green, gained the fourth round Thursday in the Wimbledon tennis championships. A leading U. S. woman contender, Marion (Mimi) Arnold, was icatcn and so was a pair of the your feet and legs when you wear Ihe right size socks and a gobd pair of goll shoes. That your caddie should have stayed home when he overclubs you on a par 3 hole. That your . caddie is the best bag toter around when the club //iext ttTTte J773 £p he hands you puts you on the green. That you never should have played a two dollar Nassau when you find yourself three down with two holes to go. That you wished you had confidence and had doubled your bet Calumet Farm Is Celebrating CHICAGO f -- Calumet Farm's silver anniversary In a golden era ol fast horses and (at purses will be celebrated Thursday at Arlington Park, scene ol Warren Wright's first lurt victory. Il was June '.(I, 1932, *hen a horse named Warren J r . , after Wright's son. and ridden by Etrl StefCen, sped five and half furlongs and won $850. His was the lone win scored by Calumet in 1932. a year that brought in only $1,150 In total earnings. Since thst lime, 1,540 other Calumet Farm horses have entered the winner's circle, making Calumet's devil red and blue silks a highly respected competitor. In 25 years such tur[ greats as Citation, Whlrlaway, Bewitch and Twilight Vear have carried the colors of Calumet and won. Following Thursday's fifth race, the Calumet Farm trainers Ben and Jimmy Jones will be presented sterling silver gills by executive director Benjamin F. Lindheimer, and Mrs. WilUam T. Young Jr., wile of Arlington's new president. Trainer Ben A. .Tones, juice 1939, has made (he Jones name a brand among horse handlers. His son, H. A. "Jimmy", is trf.iner at present, and saddled Iron Liege for the Kentucky Derby win in May, The man who calls himself Plain Ben" Jones was named general manager of Calumet Farm's operations in 1956. In 25 years, right down lo this week, the stable's thoroughbreds have won more than 513,500,000. Testifies in Slaying Thursday. June 27,1957 GBEELEY TRIBUNE Pagt 2l~ INSIDE on the' OUTDOORS SB"" COLORADO C4MI AND FISH DEFAITMENT NORTHEAST DISTRICT By PAT ZIMMERMANN Five dozen Chukar partridge eggs we're presented to us last week--a gilt from the Ft. Morgan Junior Conservation club which has had a bird raising project {or several years. These kids heard we were in the. market lor salvaged pheasant eggs from mowed fields and thought we'd like to try raising some ol their Chukars. We' turned the eggs over to the Wyatt 4-H Club in Ault where they will be hatched and raised under Banties for release in the Chalk Cliffs area north of Ault. The Chukar comes to us from India and seems especially adapted to dcmi-arid country. Merle Myers of Myers brothers Greeley has taken hatchery eighteen second line men entries, Sidney j now t n a t ,,,,. Ie ^ Iee up ^ two C.-.U .,.-. .--. ««*] TJiirfh Clmirni-4- n i - . . . r .varlz and Hugh Stewart, as hoks to p]ay world's biggest tennis tourna- ,, . . J ,, . it wtercd the fourth day. T J "V OUhr P" " er l3lkS ,,' D 3 '° U .f»n,Iin. l - h a m m TM TTM Hn.H 0mV When "= S playing Well. Schwartz he When the Giants, beating Ihe Reds Wednesday night. 17-7, got| their 20th hit in the ninth the p nwai .,il v TJ..II ^ O T a i a 'y """ LEBANON, Ky. Wi-- Violettp bec?.me an a m a out ol numbers was "when the'i ( e u r raaladcr " ^ Lcbanon busi ' Rcds beat Ihe Chicago Cubs, ^^ h ~'^^ ,,,,,, l u n g e d a jew WEEKS ago. , towards him. Violcfte sidestepped I neatly and the animal shot through ·the locked, plate glass door of an That you talk lo your partner only when you're playing well. That you are playing so well you hate to see the ISth hole. That you are playing so poorly you're glad lo see. the 18lh hole. Thst when you're In Ihe rough it's belter lo lose a stroke by playing out lo (he fairway. That you're going to close your j some of this land should make a these Chukar eggs lo hatch in his brooders. Last week Fran Waugb, Rex j Taliaferro and this writer, all from Lhe Greeley area, attended the Western Association of Game and Fish commissioners convention at Glenwood Springs. The Association is made up of personnel of game and fish agencies from Ihe eleven western stales and British Columbia. Interesting technical papers were presented on law enforcement, education, fisheries and game management. These papers were concerned wilh wildlife manage menl problems at both state and national levels. Of interest lo duck hunters in this area: the Centra! and Western flyway commitlees also had their meetings in conjunction wilh the convehtion. They submitted recommendations for the coming migratory bird seasons. Bag limits and a possible increase in the cost of the duck stamp were discussed. The increase would be from Ihe present Iwo dollars lo Ihree or four dollars wilh the increase to be earmarked specifically for ac quisition and reclamation of wet lands lor waterfowl habitat. As many of you duck hunters should know, nesting areas north of us have been drained and ruined in past yea re. Acquisition and declamation of Mrs. Adela Gidley, 26, once billed as "nature girl" whilt a pro- Visional wreiller In 1951, tellffiei during Ihe (rial of Harry Washburn who is accused of tha car-bomb slaying of his former mother- in-law al Dallas, Tex., June 24. Mri. Gidley, who now lives in Denver, fold the court that she was offered SIO.DDD by Washburn lo plan a murder of his father-in-law, Harry Weaver, which would appear accidental. She said the offer was made while she wa» working in · Houston, Tex., tavern. Washburn was convicted in an earlier trial and sentenced to life, but Ibe court of appeals ordered a new trial. Associated Press Telemal Service S A M P L E O F S K I L l Five Brills'- l e t f l c h l e r s , three of Lhem nose to Ull In light formation, perform acrobatics over the Essex countryside In a rehearsal for Paris. France, air ihow. stance next tmc to prevent those horrible slicing lee shots. That you've decided lo open your stance to prevent those horrible hook shots. T h a t next lime it's better to practice a half hour before hurrying off the first tee. big difference in migratory waterfowl populations. 01 course there will be the usual complaints about an increase, but you get what you pay for these days. As one wildlifer put it: "The increase won't even amount to the tax on that fifth of whiskey some you like to lug into the blind wilh Sports In Brief you! NEW YORK Ifl -- Daniel F Ferris, for 3C years secretary , treasurer of the A m a t e u r Athletic i aPP'wnce store Union, plans to retire this fall. By THE ASSOCIATED r » E M TF.VM« WIMBLEDON, Enjland - Vic Seuai nf Philadelphia ur.d Lew Hoad of Aunra- ] lla brecre to e a i y aeconri round vl c . i Afraid the animal would hurstl |1r!l! , s jl "» "'imbiedon champioiuhin. | Major League =Leaders= Sugar Ray Likes People Winning Combination -- Sugar Ray Robinton, left, enlisted th* hafp of ex-heavyweight chainf : on Joe Louis when he beat C«na Fullmer to win the middlcweir-.f title M fourth lime. Louit It shown advising Robinson in training. By E D W A R D S. K I T C H CHICAGO Hi - Should Sugar Bay meet welterweight c h a m p | ,..,. morale amoi There are several ig us fellows, in the party who have jobs; then some just Carmen Basilio laler this year, | |, an g around." he'll have an army of followers, j Thc implant guys in Sugar's For Robinson is a man whc e n - 1 training r a m p were his managers lists the help of m a n y people. ! George Gainforci and Harold John- \Vhen he 'rained to l i f t the m i i l - . s o n . dlewcight crown from Gene Full-! f o r m e r heavyweight c h a m p Joe mer's hrnrt Sugar encouraged | 1,01115 was in Sugar's corner, loo. others lo join him in his struggle, j JI P helped with boxing strategy. A dozen m a n a g e r s ana" j in his entourage hustled and b u s t - 1 3 led to tend his needs ,is bcfils champion. Why so m s n y ? I'm a fellow who likes pi?oplr," ; who aided says Sugar Hay, 'There's quite a i problems. Sugar's wife. Edna Ma». ol?o by his side. Another friend was Father Jovian L a n g , a Franciscan priest Sugar with spiritual COI.F RI THE ASSOCIATED F8ES3 A M E R I C A N L L A G U E BATTING 1150 at batl) -- M i o U e , New trator gamzatioi si nua! A A U meeting Washington Nov. a. "I could do the job easily in my younger days, but the responsibilities are loo heavy and there is (oo much work for me now," said Ferris in explaining his decision to step down. He said Jimmy Simms, associated with Ferris for over 30 years, is his choice as the n'l-t secrelary-tieas.uicr. The poor animal had enough He: ,,;«*«_ iny ,, yu|inijvi; turned lail. fled out t h e rear the un-yam run m ihr Irish A.A.U. ?,'· Wl i Washinflon, of Villinov.i HOME HUNS - Mintl*. Ne» York. 11. fkuton. 19; Zernlil. Kaaui I Johnny Bower of (he Providence Reds won the American Hockey League most valuable player award Ihe Issl two seasons. truck. Literally YUHA, Colo. i.fl--Mrs. B e t t y Seedor! is careful now about w h a t she tells her «on, Ricky. Not long ago, she handed Ricky a dollar hill and told him lo "share it w i t h y o u r l " TM .j t.'tt'\Ctly and .Sieverj, WaahJ£f10£, 23. 1 PITCHING (I decLilorul - Enamz, Ne» on the 1 v "' k ' «-'· · 9m - J"" : * 1 ' lt '. nj11 ·'"»· 6 -'- Sullion ! ·*'= . Buimai. Detroit. !·:, 400. l Plri. ,, ! *JTM; ** L , "AGOE BAITING t U O at b l l i - Pond.r, Plli*- ·»': M««I.I, si. i/niu. .MS i BrooUyn, .313. and was herded into a wailing ! ct "J L J 1c °" N 'n"" " "" *""" Um NEW YORK - .lener Ml )IL division of the National · siakra lor a-year-oWa m Belmj Ted Atkinson rort* (o-jr w i n n e r i . i DOSTON - Creek Spy t!7.6nl came { f r o m far batk lo win Ir.e 157.200 M a i l a - ' ' i k e e , M: Mujial, 61 "STANTON. Del. - R a l l y (1)1 drove ] c ' n , e ,!j? I " "· lo a IhnlllnE Irlumph In Uie Parlr, Turf! "'TS - / « « ^""i?"' " : ff","' dt Delaware Park. dlenil. Milwaukee, K; Robinson, Clndn- nr-rivonq'T V J BfaU Fond fjgl'"*"' ^"' ·v 'llo.arf GranTM tor i" - 1 " O1I E »"« A «n"' "Yankee. M; d the Lon» Branch Handicap Muilal, SI. Louli, 18; Snider, Brooklyn, Odrus. "· nen. sister, Cheryl." Ricky did. He and Cheryl turned up m o m e n l s later, ^ each clinging !o half of the bill. IJ"",TM ·aptur. y i l e n c l r j o 1 rHirAGO -- , Primer Stakea PITCHING (7 declalonal - Sanlord, | Philadelphia, 9-1, -Wl; Srhmldt, Et. Lo-i!a, M. ,U7; Buhl, Milwaukee, «·!, .100. STATE INSPECTIONS Avoid the rush and get your 6TATE INSPECTION STICKERS early. The Colorado State Inspection price hai been raised lo 51.50. Front-end Alignment Wheel balancing Wheel itralghlenlng Brake Service Shock AbEorben Complete motor tune-up Speedometers repaired Bear Machine Bean Machine Sun Anal/sii Machines Speedometer Machine Bendlx Hydrovac Tetter Each man Is a apeciallit at hit Job. Bond's Automotive Engineers 908 lllh Avenue, Grecley U N I T E D MOTORS SERVICE Toporcer, Now Blind, Once Sent Manager Hornsby to Outfield ,, .. S- « F R A N K E C K I lows named Hornsby and I'nsca-i AP New.fe.lur.. Spart, Ed.lor I and ,,,,,,,., w s , he ,, , . , ,, . HUNT1NGTON, N. Y. tfl --How j tog. would you like to be a second! - ' A f t e r we won the 1925 Na bassman and try lo beat out of a | i o n j j Lea)(uc n e n n3nl and World job a couple ol Hall of F a m e sec-1 sr-rics. Manager Hornby was ond sackers n a m e d Rogers H o r n s - 1 lra( |ed to the Gianls for Frisch. I by and Frankic Frisch? That's what happened lo George (Specs) Tnproccr when he was an infielder wilh (he St. Louis Cardinals back in 1921-28. "I played every infield position with the Cardinals and one year played a few games in the outfield," says Toporccr, now blind but still doing a tremendous job for baseball as H lecturer and writer. "Second base was my best position but there were two fel- | Denver Dugout j Rync (No-Hil) Duren, the 28 r ear old fireballcr who hurled the irst no-hitler in Bears Stadium Ihouelil maybe now I'd get a reg ular chance because I romem. liered that Frisch had played some third base. But then I rcmemhereil Leslcr Bell had had a fine year at Ihird (or us Ihe previous year. I was right back in the same boat. Frisch played second. "I asked Branch R i c k e y , then general m a n a g e r , to trade me. I knew 1 could do t h e job because in my second y e a r I hit .32t In 116 games for the Cardinals. Several clubs wanted me. Brooklyn was interested, and I would h a v e loved lo play wilh (hem because Ibey were near home," It's remarkable l h a t Specs Toporccr, Ihe first big league Infielder lo wear glasses, ever played SJG Barnes and hit .279 lifetime. ilslory, looks more like a young or t h e Cardinals. ollege professor than a ballplayer vith his metal-rimmed glasses and erious demeanor. His nickname Is hort for "Rlnold", his real moni- er, and is spelled wilh ft "y" to Islinguish him from his dad, Rin- Id, Sr., who goes by the name of Jthine". Thc huskily-built righl- landcr who made the most im- ircssive debut of any player to on a Denver uniform, is married nd the father of a boy, eighl. He was born in Cazenovia, Wis., ut now makes his home in San \ritonio during the off-season. After an impressive homesland, urlng which they won 11 and lost lut 3, the Bears now boast a 234 mark In friendly Bears Stadium . . Curt Roberts, the speedy litlle econd sacker who has become the lutstanduig keystone men in the Issocialion, swung the hottest bat during the home stand, raising his average from .316 lo .328 during he 14 games. He leads the Grizzlies n runG scored (55), and leads the entire league In stolen bases (15) In addition, he has participated in more double plays than any olhei second baseman (67). Zackle Monroe, who leads In Bears' hurlcrs in wins with elfin, has R six game winning strea during which he" has held the posilion to 14 runs while his male were scoring 86 behind him. Jim DePalo, Ihe Bears' ailin righthander, has been taken ol the active list for ten days, bu went to the Twin Cities with the ball club and is expected to return lo action before Uie club returns lome on July 2. The four game series between the Bears and the Omaha Cardinals on July 2, 3 and 4 (2) at iears Stadium is assuming more nd more Importance as the race ghtcns. The club in first place on ic morning of July 5 will host the kit-Star Game, and that deter- minalion might well be made dur- ng that three day period, as the wo hottest clubs in the league ver the last few weeks meet cad-on. The Dears will be on le road from June 24 io July 10, ·ill] the exception of those three atcs . . . Max Fatkin Night, July Rickey was so impressed with irn in 1921 (hat Specs played very exhibition game at second. irst '300' for Lady SYRACUSE, N. Y. oil -- Mrs. lary Passhoff of Granite City, 111., is Ihe first woman in the ation lo bowl a perfect 300 game IIB year. After a 176 game at he Pla-Alor Lanes in Granite Cily turned in 12 straight strikes, le finished with a 195 game for 671 scries. Sirs. Pasho// roller! er perfect game on April 8. re- orts the Woman's International owling Congress, EDNF.SDAY'5 KIGHTS Br THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO - Bobby Bnyrf, Ifin, la, outpointed nneky Castellan!, evelind, 10. II;UN -- Duma M. IXM, Hair. K H ... K,,ve,,n, ,». Ho, Chii, I George Toporcer When the season opened against the Chicago Cubs, Toporcer was on second and Hornsby in the outfield. The story goes that Hornsby was restored to second base so he wouldn't get beaned by a fly ball in the outfield. Hornsby managed Ihe team but Rickey pulled the strings. A few years laler, when Dazzy Vance was in ha hey day with Brooklyn, the faslhaller set a rec'- ord with 17 slrikeouls. He fanned every Cardinal but Toporcer; Hornsby went down swinging three imes. Toporcer, a native New Yorker ow 58 and living in Hunlington, osl Ihe sight in his left eye in M8 while Boston Red Sox farm irector. He lost (he sight of his ijlit eye in August, 1951 while l a n a g i n g Buffalo. Detached re- mas left him sightless, yet he was wscn Inlcrnalional League man"- ;cr of Ihe year even Ihough Buf 1 lo finished fourth after he was orccd lo quit. He eventually had vc operations. Specs, just back from an 11- week (our of high schools in Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, still feels he can do a job running baseball clinics for youngsters. He knows baseball inside out. While he managed a dozen years in the minors, he never played in the minors. He went to the majors Irom the sandlots. If there were such a thing as a sandlot hall of f a m e . Specs would be a cinch lo make it. He follows baseball as (hough it were his religion. His wife Mabel reads him the box scores daily. Seldom a dny goes by but that he isn't listening lo one, and sometimes Iwo and Ihree, big league games on the radio. Even Ihough Specs was "a hitler" he managed some of the game's top sluggers like Johnny Mizc, Ralph Kincr and Wally Post just before they m a d e the ATTENTION, FARMERS! 0 Alfalfa Weevil Spraying POTATO DUSTING Call Nolan's for Control and Free Inspcclon S CROP DUSTERS - Phone 1544-41(7

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