The Express from Lock Haven, Pennsylvania on January 31, 1962 · Page 14
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The Express from Lock Haven, Pennsylvania · Page 14

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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Wednesday, January 31, 1962
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t 14—The Lock Haven, Pa., Express—Wednesday, January. 31, 1962 Phillies' Mauch Has High Hopes for Amaro Refurn (AP) - Manager Gene Mauch is sure of two things-; (1) His Philadelphia Phillies won't finish 10th in die ex- the ball park. Carpenter, Quinn and Mauch are determined it won't happen again. Mauch bases his hopes for Impended National League and, (2) jprov<am«lt on the off-season ac "We'll win a helluva lot more quisition of power hitter Roy games than we did last year." Sievers, a .295, 93 RBI, 27 home Mauch, here for conferences run performer for the bhicago with General Manager John Quinn While Sox in 1961; third baseman sat down with newsmen and dis-jAndy Carey, utility inficlders Bil- cussed frankly, the future of what ly Consolo and Frank Torre, and many exports described last year'general improvement of the club's as one of the worst teams in younger players. baseball history. The Phillies won 47 and lost 107 The manager, however, is concerned about one'thing—whether in 1961, no record, but enough to'shortstop Ruben Amaro gels out send owner Bob Carpenter to his lot the service in time for the 1%2 fishing haunts more often than!season. Amaro, a brilliant fielder, is the keystone of the Phillies' infield, ' "Amaro must have been the most improved player in the majors last year,'" says .Mauch. "He moved in a couple of steps at short and became a star. He also became a tough hitter." If Amaro doesn't get the "hardship discharge" he's appealed for. the 1962 Phillies inficla probably .will lineup with Sievcrls at first, Tony Taylor, second; Consolo, shortstop, and Carey at third. Don Demeter.' the outfielder acquired from Los Angeles, is going to give third base a try, Johnny Callison and Tony Gon- zalez, the left handers, figure to play in the outfield along, with Demeter—if he doesn't play third —Wes Covington, and the rookie who has club officials starry-eyed, Ted Savage. A triple crown win- iner in the International League jlast season,'Savage, says Mauch, {."has a little'of (Willie* Mays and i(Jackie) Robinson in him." Art Mahaffey' (11.-19V Chris Short '6-13.I, Jim Owens ^5-10) and rookies Paul Brown, Ed Kecgan and Marcclino Ix>pcz are expect- led to lead the pitching stalf. |Mauch and Quinn express grenl j hopes for Dwight Sieblor, a right jhandcr up from Buffalo. You're on Third Ba»t' Minor League Baseball Dies Unmourned Death By JACK HAND ! Associated Press Sports Writer ! An o'dlimer, back for a visit to jScranton, Pa., entered a ling supermarket in the jaroa. Sometliing about the neigh- jhorhood looked familiar. I "Say, wasn't the old Scranton ihall park somewhere around IhereV" he asked, the man at the 'OKAY, SANDY, NOW IT'S UP TO YOU AND YOUR MAGIC POTION. LETS SEE YOU SEE/ set. WOWTWEBCWABLt SNOWMM4IMTSUP OUR ELFIN BERRIES! '«*1-3i ;ca£li register. | "Mister, you are ! third base." standing on adelphia drew only 990,000 in the National League in 1961). In 1953, local owners finally gave up the struggle. For nine years tfiere has been no professional baseball in this anthracite area. The stadium, gleaming pride of the coal regions when it was built, has disappeared. The last owner sold the steel stands, seats and even the Scoreboard. They were moved to Richmond, Va., to be- When people say baseball is fad- ling they' point to places like Scranton where a booming minor I could get away from \vrnk 1 went to the ball game. It was a shame they had to give K up.!' Scranton may or may not be typical. Its population has shrunk in recfenf years, largely because of the decline of the c6al business in an era of gas and oil. But its problems are the problems of many other areas where the minors are blighte'd and baseball survives only by remote control. Joe Butler, sports editor of the THE EXPRESS lucky to get enough to pay for the baseballs. The people do go out,to see-the softball teams." Next—Baseball's slate of health major and minor. SAVE £ 4c UP TO Over Other Premium Gai —With— SUNOCO , Plus S * II Green Stamps TURNER'S B58 420 Bellcfonte Ate. come part of a new stadium in|scran',on Times,' remembers the that city. Thus ended the dream park that drew 16,386 Scranton- \.J\, I C»*I I.X/l* »> I IS- » V. »* !>WV»t»n»«Q -..j....... | t i i icasuc franchise declined and >an« to its dedication in 1940. finally died several years ago. j In 103!), Scranton's team in the ;Class A Eastern League played before 317,000 fans at home. (Phil- SOW LING Down the street there was a gas station where a visitor stopped to golden years of the Boston Red Sox's reign in Scranton. So Does Chic Keldman, sports editor of the Scranton -Tribune. "The Eastern League?" said check directions. A middle-aged Butler. "We used to get calls for jj) • MM (B 03 / I CAVJT LET ,',.., I TnE AAESS HAL 1 . X \ FOK COFFEE- O SA'S. HE 5TAYS " -'^ X 700LON3 HAViWe COFFEE MERE IM THE OFFICE- WAS A BAP IPEAi TOO /TODAY I CUT / OUT COrFEE I ESCeAKS \ ALTOSETHEK.' \\\U"/'/. PAPER MILL W L iF&S Vending 8 0 j Mixers " ° iPipe Shop 5 3 JAH Sars 3 5 [Millwrights 0 0 i Bouncers 0 R (Finishers 0 8 Scores and Points Won man, obviously the owner, greeted the customer. Soon the conversation switched to baseball. "Do you miss baseball?" the visitor asked. "Listen, I was one of the real fans," thn attendant said. "Baso- jball was my recreation. Any time Bald Eagle Rifle league a year or two. But no more. We use oi-,ly the line scores. Nobody talks about the Eastern League around 'here. "There is great big league in-, terest, probably more bhan ever. But I doubt if the minors ever can come .back here. "There used to be talk and one or two meetings were held but not in a long time. Especially, since we don't have a ball park any more." Both Butler and Feldman agree the TV invasion helped knock out the local franchise. Yankee games Salesmen! Travelers! Guests! • 24 Comfortable Rooms • Bridal Suite • Family Suites .ock Haven Motel Phone 726-3101 At 3-Way Lights, Mill Hall. At Country Club Lane Avis—'E. Sachetti, 95; R. Ergot; 94; C. Probst, 93; F. Berficld, 92; can be picked up direct from the Mixers B 714-834-794—2342jg Kephart, 91; M. Geisc, 91; P.'New York outlet on a local moun- j Bouncers n 691-811-761—2263: £dg aT< 91/L.''Haight, 90; total: tain l °P '^d the gamc-ofrlhe-week I All Stars 3 ..Bl8-795-753—2366 \~ 3 ~ i telecasts, plus an endless array : Pipe Shop 5 . .790-795-823-2406 j Loganton - G. Walizer, 97; _'" F&S 8 822-878-890-2590 ]Brun , gard) 94; DaJ j^,^ 94; D e d the appetite for 1 Finishers 0 732 ^ 91 ' 791 ~ 2314 .Miller, 93; R. Douty. 93; B. Douty.i "Sandlot baseball .T f CLASS, LETS WELCOME BACK HARRV <8 HELKER, WHO'S BEEN HOME WITH A COLD. <1> ^ THANK YOU, FOLKS, ANP 5AV— VMOULDYOU BELIEVE IT-1 HAD A COLO ? BUT FOUR OUT OF My F/VE DOCTORS RECOMMENDED "COLDOllT", A COMB/NATION OF AAED/CALLV APPROVED INSRED/ENTS-tOuDOUf ACTED NOT ONLY IN THE CHEST, BUT IN THE NOSE ANP THROAT KNOCKING OUT COLD GERMS, ' FAST, FAST, FAST/ 6EE fOLKS. I CAN BREATHE AGA/N/ High Game*— Individual Dick Bowers. Pipe Shop— 213 Ben Manion. F&S— 201 Elton Underwood, Mixers— 201 High Totals— Individual Ben Manion, F&S— 535 John Cunningham, F&S— 534 Dick Bmvcrs, Pipe Sho]>— 530 Big Ten (Avg. to Previous Week) 1. John Cunningham, F&S— 175 2. Horace Whitman, Mixers— 173 3. Elton Underwood, Mixers— 172 4. Jack Taylor, Finishers— 171 5. vSanford Yost, Millwrights— 170 G. Paul Zell. F&S-170 7. Ernest Sheats, M'wrights— 169 Dick Bowers, Pipe Shop— 168 I CANT TEU. MUCH FROM I THIS BEAT-UP MAP. -BUT THUNDER RIVER RACE OUGHT RCNEE AND -JOE MUST BE TRACKIN3 ME, AND OAINIMQ/ THERE'S CTIU. HO SKIN OP THE PLANE, BUT BOMITHMG STIRRED UP A FLOCK Of CROW9 ON MV BACK TRAIL/ TO BE A COUPLE OF MILES AHEAD/ 8. 9. Bol) Hockman, Piixi Shop— 167 10. Dale Zell, F&S— 167 INDEPENDENT W Village Tavern 20 Indians 16 Lock Haven Express 16 1 larder's 14 Scaliest 12 Handicappers 12 Ainnotive 10 Raymond's Tilers 8 Koppers 8 baseball broadcasts, have sat- baseball. is at low 93; G.'iLcsher, 92; T, Walizer, 92;> b b," said Butler. "We used to total: 74fl. . 'have 10 or 12 first class leagues. ; N'ow there are only one or two. Salona — Don. Floruss, 99; B.i wh en they pass the hat, they are Smart, 99; A. Douty, 98; C. Zcrbc. 97; T. Bauman, 95; D. Floruss, 93; N. Pearson, S3; D. Bowman, 92; total: 766. Howard—D. Gardner, 92; W. Brumbaugh, 92; C. Thompson, 94; G. Myers, 91; L. Thompson, 91; G. Heverly, 90; G. Zimmerman, 89; A. Baney, 88; total: 725. AND RADIO SERVICE • Expert Work • Fast Service I Call Lock Haven 748-2071 BAIER'S Radio and TV Servico 17 E. Church St. Tylersville—A. Miller, 95; D.j Stover, 94; F. -Miller, 93: E. Grieb. D. Kerstetter, 93; J. Simcox, 92; S. Stover, 91; V. Miller, 91; total: 742. •Mill Hall—P. Miller, 98; L. Ii;Mann, 97; M. Ryan, 96; IB. Ferree, 4;95: C. IMcLaughlin, 95: P. Ttus- BJsell. 94; B. FanveU, 94; T. Rceder, 8 94: lotaJ: 763. IP ;High Team-Salona, 766. 52 High Shooters-^Don Floruss, 99; 12jBob Smart, 99; Arden Douty, 98; 14 Phil Miller, 98. ! Hoy's Clothing 4 20 ! Scores and Points Won i Hoy's 2 826-786-853—2465 ... .900-842-764—2506 ''1 •'( I JUST SNORE | V TO KILL TIME J ( \MHILE I'M "C ( LYING HERE. ) V_. AWAKE f Sy—••— •* V/ELU THEN, HOW COME YOU SNORED AL\NIGHT? DACWOOO WAKE UP YOU'LL NEVEF? TO V/ELU, CAN GO GOT • FOR IP L ) /\PTA\ TA.KE A I'LL HAVE TO STOP WATCH INC3- HORROR SHOWS . — -NOW I'M HAVING AFTERNOON- MARES Express 6 . Air'tive 2 ... .804-796-882—2482 ll'cappers 6 .,867-827-865—2659 , Koppers 4 824-842-835—2501 i Scaliest 4 807-879-820—2506 I Tilers 2 764-850-807—2421 i Vil. Tav. 6 ..827-814-893—2534 i Indians 6 867-851-876—2594 |1 larder's 2 831-889-820—2540 • High Games—Individual Courtney Baird, Sealtest—234 Jim Martial, Express—232 Rollie Boarchnan, Air'tive—220 High Totals-Individual Jim Martin, Express—602 .Jack Clouser, Tilers—600 Mike Baker, Indians—583 ; Big Ten (Avg. to Prevloui Week) J. Jack Clouser, Tilers—183 2. Courtney Baird, Sealtest—179 3. Roy Waterman, Harder's—177 4. Sanl'ord Yo»t, Vd. Tav.—174 5. Ron Rippey. Indians—174 fi. Harold S\veeney, Vil. Tav.—173 7. Mike Baker, Indians—173 8. Dick Bamonte, Hoy's—173 9. Frank Boritz, Sealtcsl—172 10. Harry Young, Indians—172 Mill Hall 1C Loganton 10 Salona 8 Tylersville 5 Standings W Avis Howard 0 Pro Hockey By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American Hockey League Standings, including game of Tuesday, Jan. 30 Eastern Division W L T Pis GF GA Springfield 30 12 2 62 184 120 Hershcy 21 18 5 47 137 131 Providence 22 22 1 45 154 160 Quebec 21 24 3 45 139 134 Western Division i Buffalo 25 22 1 51 154 148 j Cleveland 22 18 2 46 138 128 Rochester 21 21 4 46 151 156 Pittsburgh 8 33 2 18 109 189 CITY MAJOR W iShadlc's 20 Turner's Sunoco 18 •Piper Cubs 10 Larrison & Bierly 14 \">s 14 High & Keister 12 Rotary Club .' a TUESDAY MIXED W Orchids 24 Roses 20 Daisies 18 Pansies 16 Carnations 14 Sunflowers 14 41 Violets 14 CjFlags 8 6 Score* and PolnU Won lOJCarnations 0 ... .547-603-567—1717 lOjOrchids 8 584-636-640—1860 12 Flags 2 496-636-601-1733 16 BETTER MAM WON, NAMELY AH'LL BWNIG HIS REMAINS BACKT 1 TH 1 SCENE.O' HIS BIRTH —TMET ^ J, POOLROOM IN BROOKLVN/. r )-^'^ jDunkle's Cafe 6 18 .Shoemaker Olds-Cadillac .. 6 18 Hot Shots 4 12 Scores and Points Won 8 362-899-911—2672 Notary 0 829-895-836—2560 Piper-Hot Shots, postponed • &H 2 913-859-948—2720 Sliadle's (> 933-853-1016—2802 Dunklc's 6 ...813-931-920-2664 876-833-853—2562 Shoemaker 2 ....779-963-809-2551 6 836-911-853-2600 High Games—Individual BiJJ Urugaii, Shadie's—231 Bob Hockmaji, Dunkle's-222 l--'d KeLsler, U&K—215 John Cunningham, S'niakei-215 High Totals—Individual Dale Rathgeber, DunkJe's—598 Bud O'Neill, Shadlc's-597 Frank Boritz, Tumer's—590 Big Ten (Avg. to Previous Week) 1. Charles Farley. L&B—193 2. Jack Poorman, Shadie's—185 3. John Mokle, Rotary—184 4. Bill Grujian, Shadie's—182 5. Jlobie McCj-acken, L&B—182 f>. Kd Roister, H&K—181 7. d'corge Fonton, Piper—180 8. Jack Dorr, L&B—180 9. Frank Boritz, Turner's—179 110. Sonny Jiili, H&K—178 j Wilforcl Day, H&K-178 MUt Glossner, H&K-178 Violets 6 ....659-547-608—1814 Pansies 6 494-597-620—1711 Sunflowers 2 ....601-501-605—1707 Daisies 4 ....628-522-524—1674 Roses 4 538-574-552—1664 High Gamec-Indirfdui Jim Scheid, Daisies—221 Bob Walker, Sunflowers—199 Charles Miller, Pansies—195 (Women) Ada Nihart, Sunflowers—202 Dorothy Young, Violets—166 Anna Hitchncr, Sunflowers—158 Hlfh ToUls-Indlrldwd (Mw) Sanford ^•, Substitute—529 Charles Miller, Pansies—527 Howard Lawless, Orchids—517 (Women) Ada Nihart, Sunflowers—472 Hazel Powers, Orcliids—438 Dorothy Young, Violets—425 Big Ten (Avf. to Prerlou Week) (Mei) 1. Dale Ralhgeber, C'nations—179 2. Charles Miller, Pansies—172 3. Harry Young, Violets—171 •J. 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