Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 25, 1956 · Page 9
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ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Section 2 Pages 9-16 Established January 15, 1836 ALTON, ILL., SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 1956 5c Per Copy Member of The Associated Pres» Reds Hit Two More Homers But Bow To Brooks; Braves Win Indians Stay EightGames Behind Yanks By ED WILKS The Associated Prcm It looks more and more as though Cincinnati's robust Redlegs will have to be content with a fistful of home-run records while Milwaukee and Brooklyn battle for the National League pennant. Manager Birdie Tebbetts' powerhouse slammed two more records into the books Friday night as Gus Bell poked his 25th home run and Wally Post socked his 27th. Yet the Redlegs wound up five games back of the leaders with a 6-4 loss to the second-place Dodgers, who broke up Larry Jansen's comeback magic on homers by Duke Snider and Carl Furillo. The victory kept the world champions within two games of the first-place Braves, who combined brawn with Warren Spahn to defeat Philadelphia 6-1 as Joe Adcock and Ed Mathews hom- ered. Fourth-place St. Louis handed Pittsburgh a seventh straight defeat, 6-2, while the last-place New York Giants were coming within range of both the sixth-place Pirates and seventh-place Chicago by defeating the Cubs 5-4 in 11 innings. In the American League, the New York Yankees cooled off the Chicago White Sox 2-0 behind Johnny Kucks' four-hitter that produced his 17th victory. Cleveland remained eight games behind the first-place Yankees by defeating Boston 5-3. Detroit rallied in the ninth to trim Baltimore 4-1 and Kansas City swept past Washington 8-4. The two-run homers by Bell and Post hoisted the Redlegs into the record books with 41 home runs in 21 consecutive games. The old record'for home runs in any number of consecutive games was 40, eet by the Yankees in 1941 when they hit one or more in 25 consecutive games. Brooklyn had held the record for 21 games, with 36 in 1953. Sal Maglie, Jansen's roommate when they combined for 46 victories in the Giants' little miracle pennant of 1951, gave up both Red- leg homers, but won his seventh with Don Bessent's relief. Snider's 34th homer, with two on gave him four RBI's for the game. Furillo's 17th, with one on, wrote the finish for Jansen in five innings. It was Jansen's first defeat after knocking off the Braves in his other two appearances since being brought back from the minors. Southpaw Spahn won his fifth straight complete-game with a five-hitter, nailing his 15th victory and his 198th career triumph. Adcock's 32nd and Mathews' 30th were two-run homers that handed Robin Roberts his 15th defeat •gainst 14 victories. Murry Dickson, 40, six-hit the Bucs for his llth victory. The Cards scored twice without a hit in the first inning against loser Fred Waters on two walks, a hit batsman, a wild pitch and two sacrifices. The Giants, winning four straight now are a game back of Pittsburgh and only a half-game behind the Cubs. Willie Mays' only hit, a double, drove in the clincher. Gil McDougald's 10th home run and an RBI double by Mickey Mantle, his lone hit, gave Kucks' the decision over Jack Harshman. The Tribe made it on a three- run homer by George Strickland and a two-run poke by Vic Wertz, his 25th, as Mike Garcia won his 10th with, relief help against the Red Sox. Bill Tuttle's home run led off Detroit's three-run ninth that broke a 1-all tie. Billy Hoeft (1511) and Connie Johnson (6-8) had matched shutouts for seven innings. Lou Sklzas homered twice and Harry Simpson once for the A's who ended Pete Ramos' winning streak at eight games. Bobby Shantz won his second with 4 1-3 innings of shutout relieff Doms Shut Out In ASA Tourney WATSEKA — The Alton Doms were shut out, 3-0, by the Kankakee Moose in the first round of the ASA Class B state finals here Friday night. Another team from this area, the Litchfield Moose, was blanked 1-0 by Charleston. The Jerseyville Moose are scheduled to see action tonight in a first round game. Oil Capitol and Nashua are the only horses to win Hialeah's two big races—the Flamingo und the Widener. I Bryant Hurls Perfect Game, BlackhawkSjLegion Advance GILLESPIE — That rare thing, a perfect, no-hit, no-run game, was turned in by Bob Bryant as he hurled the Alton Blackhawks to a 4-0 victory over the Gillespie Sportsmen in a first, round game of the ASA Class B regional tourney here Friday night. The Alton American Legion trimmed Northside of Alton, 9-2, in the other game to move into the semifinals tonight against the Blackhawks. Alton Ranch House and Sadie's of Gillespie will play in the other semifinal tonight, with the championship match set for 8 o'clock Sunday night. The winner and runner up will advance to the. Class B state finals at Godfrey next week. Bryant faced only 21 batters in 21 innings, with not a man reaching first base. The first— and only—ball hit out of the infield was a fly ball to center in the sixth inning. He struct out 12 and issued no walks. The Hawks scored the first run in th'e sixth, when Bob Becker scored on a single by Frank Losch. The three insurance runs came in the final frame, on singles by Nowlin and Joe Losch, a double by Haycraft and an error. The American Legion scored four runs in the third inning, the big blow a homer by Len McCormick. Singles by Harper, Fowler and Fessler preeeed- ed the three-run four-bagger. The Legion scored two more in the fourth and another three in the sixth, when Fessler got his third hit, a triple. Both Northside runs came In he fifth. Wetstein walked and Graham, running for him, reached third on a double by Haynes, Kilgo laid down a bunt, and Graham was caught at the plate. Davenport reached first on an error, Haynes scoring, and Kilgo scored on Leavell's single. Amcr. Lef. «> Player AB R H Fowler 411 Fessler 333 Northilde (2) Player AB R H Watklns 401 L.McC'lck 411 Boaoluke a 0 0 B.McC'ick 300 Shower* Harper Buttles Turner Miller 410 423 331 300 301 Totall 33 910 Kilgo Daven'rt Leavell Wiiger EUenrlch Wohnlicb Edgell Wetstein Haynes Graham 410 300 301 301 300 301 300 000 311 100 INNING: Amer. Leg, North Side BUokhawki (4) Player AB R H Total* 34 3 4 1J34567— RHE 0042030 0000300 910 1 344 Taul Becker J.Losch F.Losch Osborne Bryant Nowlin Booher Haycraft 401 410 403 401 301 300 311 310 311 Spcrlimca (0) Player ABRH Par'tter 300 Zlppoy Hlaflca Allen Anderson Pamatto Oehler Jones Price 300 300 200 200 300 200 300 200 Totals 30 4 7 INNING Blackhawk* Sportsmen Total* 21 0 0 1134 S 6 7— RHE 0000013 470 0000000 003 Snider Enjoys Redlegs'Park CINCINNATI JP— Duke Snider, the man who had a major part in killing off the Cincinnati Redlegs Friday night, says the Redlegs' Crosley Field is "a good park to hit in." The muscular Brooklyn Dodger center fielder came up with a two for four mark as the Dodgers whipped the Reds 6-4, and increased their second-place lead to three games. The Duke drove in four runs and Carl Furillo two. Between them, they have driven home every Dodger run in the first two games of this series. "This has been a good park for me several years," said Snider. He has 17 for 34 in Cincinnati's tfark this year for a .500 average. Back in a dressing room corner, Manager Walter Alston expressed pleasure over the relief performance of Don Bessent. Bessent came on as the Red- legs had the bases lull and one out in the seventh. He stopped that Uireat and another in the eighth. "Bessent has done real well recently," said Alston as he was asked how badly the Dodgers miglit be hurt by the injury to Clem Labine.."Of course it would be better to have both of them but it's alright so far." , The game was a bit unusual at the start in that it pitted pitchers Sal Maglie of the Dodgers against Larry Jansen. The collaborated in pitching the final playoff game in which the Giants beat the Dodgers for the 1951 pennant. It was the first time they had pitched against each other in a major league game. Jansen bowed out after the fifth and Maglie in the seventh, If you're looking for popular bait for sea trout, you can try Jive shrimp or needlefish. Artificial baits rate third. Musial Still Hero To Fans Despite Boos ST. LOUIS dfi — Stan Musial, $80,000-a-year handyman of the St. Louis Cardinals, still has his fans. The Redbird first baseman was booed Wednesday night during a game when he made two errors and went hitless against Brooklyn to contribute to a 5-3 Dodgers victory. Cheers drowned out the boos loudest since Stan started with St. Louis in 1941. Ten loyal fans placed an advertisement in today's editions of the Globe - Democrat as a public apology to Musial, who admittedly played the worst game of his career that night. The fans represent the entire organization of the Rio Syrup Co. "For the thousands of us who were shame-faced by the thoughtlessness of a few spectators at Wednesday's game," the ad said, "please accept our apologies. We are certain that even now those who took part in the demonstration regret their actions. "For to you, Stan Musial, we owe our gratitude for giving us many years of fine sportsmanship and superb play. St. Louis and the nation will always acclaim you as the greatest player of cm- era. We look forward to seeing "the man-the best man" for years to come." •. Musial, after seeing the ad, commented: "I never could get mad about anything in baseball, you know that. But it's a nice gesture on the part of those fans. I appreciate it." American Ass'n. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wichita 7, Charleston 5 Denver 4-8, Indianapolis 3-6 Omaha 6, Louisville 5 St. Paul 17, Minneapolis 7 ALTERNATING CURRENT tno*t valuable player award Brown Wins Over Smith., Hand Broken NEW ORLEANS JP—"1 had to Ramble, it was the only way to win." a tired but happy Joe Brown said today, nursing a broken right land but holding a newly won .ightweifiht championship as balm for his wounds. The 30-year-old ex-carpenter Yom New Orleans, who fashioned quick reflexes and a stinging left iab as tools of his trade, finished with a whirlwind rally in the late rounds to gain a split decision and ift Wallace (Bud) Smith's title Friday nigh*. Brown, the target for Smith's pursuit during most of the nationally televised 15-rounder, smashed the—27-yoar-old—Cincinnati—title- Pitcher Homers As Team Captures Title WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. JP — A 12-year-old pitcher - second baseman and a "good man with the wood" is the toast of the Little League baseball world after clouting a 3-run homer Friday that gaye his Roswell, N. M club, the 10th annual Little League World Series championship. Tom Jordan, son of a former catcher for the Chicago White Sox and the old St. Louis Browns, hit his home run in the fourth inning to give the westerners a 3-1 win over Delaware Twp. N.J., runnerup for the second consecutive year. After putting his club in the lead, the little righthander took the hill with amazing poise and proceeded to strike out the next six batters in a row to end the contest with a total of 13 strikeouts. Defending champion, Morrisville, Pa., was eliminated this year in regional competition. River Ripple* Roamin 9 the Piasa Country Harold Brand Sunday Gypsy Cruise The Clark brothers, Chester and Elmo, 808 E. Broadway, plan their sixth gypsy cruise this season Sunday morning from the Alton Motorboat Club, Clifton Terrace, to a cabin site on the Illinois River, five miles upstream from Kampsville. i "Any boatowner may join the cruise," Chester related. "We plan to leave about 9 a. m. and travel a little better than 20 miles an hour which should make us arrive at our destination 'about noon. We'll leave there at 5 p. m. and be back by 8 p. m." The Clark brothers are taking 110 pounds of ''sh for an outdoor fish fry. Boatowners are to bring a picnic lunch, kss meat, and all food will be served potluck style. About 30 to 40 boats are expected in the cruise and will proceed in waves of 10 or 15 abreast. Chester will take movies of the cruise as he has of the other trips and will show them to interested persons next winter. Special Boat Parade A week from Sunday, Sept,. 2, the Twin Lakes Yacht Club, 2>£ miles upstream from Grafton, is sponsoring a water parade to the Mid- America Jubilee exhibition on the river front in St. Louis, reported Peter C. Tuly, Commodore, Pilots there will leave the harbor at .9 a. m.and arrive at the upstream side of Alton Locks and Dam about 11 a. m. "All boatowners in this area are invited to participate," Commodore Tuly wrote. "Join us at the upstream side of the Dam at 11 a. m. Free passes to the Jubilee will be given to all who participate. Gas and docking facilities have been planned. We want to make this the biggest boat parade that has ever been staged on the Mississippi River for all types and classes of boats." About '100 or more boats from Twin Lakes will be in the parade and another 30 or 40 craft belonging to members of the Midwest Marine Association, St.Louis are expected to participate. As many as 167 boats from Twin Lake* have participated in other events this season so a big turnout is fairly certain. The boat parade will arrive at the Jubilee about 1:30 p. m. where a show of the craft in action and water ekiing will be part of the event. Further details may be gained by contacting Comm. Tuly, 7800 Bloomer Dr., Telephone CE 1-2687, St. Louis 14, Mo. . Club Note Kenny Douglas and his wife, Margaret, who operate the B & B Cafe in East Alton, 1 have taken over the management of the kitchen of the Alton-Wood River Sportsmen's Club in Godfrey .They are assisted by Mrs. Gertrude Barban, and Mr*. Mamie McLaughlln. The kitchen is open weekly from Thursdays through Sundays from 4 p. m. till after midnight. Future Flam Frank Melton and his wife, Bee, are looking forward to next April as the beginning of a new era in their life. Melton will retire from Laclede Steel Co. and the couple will move to West Palm Beach, Fla., which is' near Lake Okeechobee, noted for its excellent fishing. The Meltons have been planning the move for a long time. Last year they bought a 20-foot outboard cruiser, twin motors, and completely equipped the craft.for Ipng voyages. They had planned to run the boat there but will probably take it on a trailer instead, Melton said. Water* Are Colder . Alton Lake waters are much colder this year than last, Walter Kbtort pointed out. He and his wife and daughter, Barbara, 15, en joyed'a boat ride on the lake Thursday, during which Barbara rode water skis from Clifton Terrace to Elsah. Ebbert said that she was a little .chilled from the water and the air too. Caught Small Bluegtll Only small blueg! 1 were Mtjng in Boy Scout Lake Wednesday evening, reported F. (Beer) Bl«r- inacher, 918 Osagc Ave., who with Bob Camp, Langdon St., landed seven, of which only one was a keeper. St. Mary's Wins Crown In Senior Church Loop St. Mary's left no doubt about deserving the Senior Church League championship, edging runner-up Brown Street Baptist, 4-3, in the final game of the season Friday night. , St. Mary's took the title with a 12-2 mark. Brown Street dropped into a tie for second place with Elm Street at 10-4. A Brown Street victory would have thrown first place into a tie, with a playoff necessary. Each side got six hits and made two errors. Elm Street Presbyterian bowed to Alton Gospel Tabernacle, 18-6, but remained a notch above the winners in the standings. Alton Gospel finished fourth with 9-4. R. Chester homered for the winners and Radliff gof three hits. Homers by Brooks and B. Stewart led Main Street Methodist to a 9-2 victory over Godfrey Congregational. The losers were held to three safeties. North Alton Baptist thumped Melville Congregational, 16-y, with the help of homers by Chappell and C. Hicks. Twelfth Street Presb'yterian forfeited to Edwards Street. Only one game remains to be played, but it will not affect the title, Alton Gospel and Main Street will close out the league schedule with a contest Tuesday night. A Main Street win would deadlock the teams for third place at 9-5. The final standings, except for the one remaining game, are as follows: Tejim W L St. Mary's 12 2 Brown Street 10 4 Elm Street 10 4 Alton Gospel 9 4 Main Street 8 5 Cherry Street 7 6 Twelfth Street 7 7 North Alton 6 7 Edwards Street 4 9 Melville 3 11 Godfrey 1 13 Elm St. (6) Player AB R H Hand Bryant Kimbrant Frazler Pyle HarrU Holland Steele Schwartz 301 220 422 402 3'1 1 301 401 400 210 Alton, Gospel (U) Player AB R H R.Chester 432 Greer 411 Medhurnt 421 Gruver 420 Elmendorf 331 Badliff 323 D.Chester 221 Twttty 311 Erb 121 G.Chester 200 Totals 39 8 8 INNING: Elm. St. Pres. GOB. Tab. Totals 3018 11 1234S87— RHE 0120120 682 12 1 4 0 1 X IB U 1 Main St. (») Player AB R H Bosnak 422 Horuley 411 Valdez 3 0* 1 G>Stewart 400 Fen'man 411 Proffer 301 Godfrey («) Player AB R H Watsek. 400 Proite 3 0. 0 Brooks 3 1 1 K.Damron 200 Chambers 301 Bllller 310 Roberts 300 R.Oamrou 211 Jordan 301 Ivetter 210 Schroeder 300 Totals 29 t 9 Totall 26 2 3 INNING: Main St. Godfrey 1234S67— RHE 1403010 0200000 B 9 4 231 Molvllle (11) Player AB R H Bock 412 Long 410 Means 322 C.Hok'aon 211 Kruse 311 North Aliop (16) Player AB R H Leavel! 412 M.Haz'der 410 Cox 101 H.Hok'son 220 Morkel Bailey T.Long Totall 27 It 8 INNING: 411 220 200 G.Hicks K.Haz'der Chappell Schwartz Parker C.Hicks Osborne 221 320 421 2 1 0 1 4 2 210 Totals 27 16 7' MelvUl* 1234567— RHE 0001208 11 8 3 North Alton' 116710x1670 81. Mary's (t) Flayer ABRH Hayes 411 Schenuto 411 Gentellne 300 MMMMlon* 201 Tovo Gouzale* n F.Boio'ft* S.Boso'ke Torrez 300 311 300 318 300 000 100 Br»wo 81. (8) Player AB R H Cushmun 400 Hummock 411 Flippo 401 D.HaJford 402 Hon Kelly Hook 300 1 1 0 3 1 2 B VUUord 3 0 ,0 Wilson Totals 28 INNING: St. Mary'* MK>WU St. 4 t> Totals 123496 70031000 1002009 300 29 3 6 RHE 462 3 « 8 Jim Goodwin Appointed AD At Western Western Military Academy athletics will be under the direction of a brother act this season, with James and Lane Goodwin taking over the reins. Capt. James L. Goodwin was named today by Col. Ralph B Jackson, academy superintendent to succeed Maj. Favre Gould as athletic director. Gould resigned during the summer to take a pos at. Wood River High. Earlier this year, Capt. Lane Goodwin was appointed varsity coach in football, basketball and track. He succeeds Don Rumley in the coaching job. Both brothers were former ath letes at Western. The new athletic director earned two varsity letters in football and two in basketball. He attended Oklahoma A&M and Southeast Missouri State College* from where he graduated in 1950. After serving in the air force for four years, he joined the faculty at Western as an instructor in English and history. He also coached the Class C. football and basketball teams, and was Assistant varsity track coach. Fight Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New Orleans — Joe Brown, 133 New Orleans, outpointed Buc Smith, 134^2, Cincinnati, 15, for world lightweight title. Tacoma, Wash. — Willie Pas Cards Down Pirates, 6-2, Dickson Wins 11th Game wider to the floor twice in the 14th round. Smith rose from the canvas weary and dazed and a target for Brown's right in the final round. But the finishing right never came as the 9,200 fans screamed for a knockout. I couldn't throw it," Brown said as he squinted through marks of battle over his eyes and on his cheekbone. "I broke the hand in the second round when I popped him on the chin," he said, recalling the right that buckled Smith's knees. "I gambled in the 14th by throwing the first right since the second and it really hurt." It really hurt Smith, too. He slumped to the canvas with blood streaming from his mouth and nose. He rose as the count reached seven, but Brown sent him sprawling again against the ropes. The bell sounded as the count reached nine with Smith on his knees. The decision, labeled "hometown" by Smith's trainer, Adolph Ritacco, was split with one "of the judges voting for Smith. Brown was ahead on Referee Roland Brown's card, 12-3, and Judge Charles Dabney's tab had Brown a 9-2-3 winner. Judge Frederick Adams voted for Smith 7-6-2. The AP had Smith ahead 8-7. X-ray examination of the hand showed a bone broken in the wrist that probably will shelve Brown for several weeks. Smith, who initiated most of the aggression before the big crowd that paid a gross gate of $43,900, had no argument with the decision. "The fellows who are paid judge the fight, not me," he said. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (based on 275 at bate)— Mantle. New York, .339; Williams, Boston, .348. i-.o^a—. mantle, New York, 106; Fox, Chicago, 89. RUNS BATTED IN — Mantle, New Yor' HO; Kaline, Detroit, 98. HITS—Fox, Chicago, 158; Mantle By Tlir ASSOCIATE!! PRESS NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Milwaukee .. Brooklyn Cincinnati ... St. Louis .... Philadelphia Pittsburgh .. .Chicago ...... New York 74 46 71 47 70 52 61 60 55 63 51 71 49_7Q 48 70 .407 25 .617 — .602 2 .574 5 .504 13 .466 18 .418 24 .412 Saturday Schedule Brooklyn at Cincinnati Philadelphia at Milwaukee New York at Chicago Pittsburgh at St. Louis Friday Results Milwaukee 6, Philadelphia 1 Brooklyn 6, Cincinnati 4 St. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 2 New York 5, Chicago 4 (11 in nings) Sunday Schedule Philadelphia at Cincinnati (2) Brooklyn at Milwaukee Pittsburgh at Chicago (2) New York at St. Louis (2) Monday Schedule Brooklyn at Milwaukee . Only game scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B New York 79 44 Cleveland 69 50 Chicago 65 53 Boston 65 55 Detroit 58 63 .642 — .580 8 .551 .542 .479 20 .450 23V2 .420 27 .333 37# Baltimore ..... 54 66 Washington ... 50 69 Kansas City ... 40 80 Saturday Schedule Chicago at New York Cleveland at Boston Kansas City at Washington Detroit at Baltimore Friday Results New York 2, Chicago 0 Cleveland 5, Boston 3 Detroit 4, Baltimore 1 Kansas City 8, Washington 4 Sunday Schedule Cleveland at Washington Chicago at Baltimore (2) Detroit at New York (2) Kansas City at Boston (2) Monday Schedule Cleveland at Washington (N) Only game scheduled Chisox Lose, ButMinoso Sets Record New York, 156. DOUBLES— Plersall, Boston, Vernon, Boston, '26. 30; TRIPLES—Simpson, 10; Jensen, Boston, 9. Kansas City, HOME RUNS — Mantle, New York. 43; 'Wertz. Cleveland and Slevers, Washington, 25. STOLEN BASES—Rivera, Chicago, 16; Aparicio, Chicago, 14. PITCHING (ba-:ed on 12 decisions) —Pierce, Chicago, 18-5, .783; Ford, New York, 14^, .77(1. STRIKEOUTS— Score, Cleveland, 199; Pierce, Chicago. 143. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (based on 275 at bats) —Moon, St Louis, .334; Aaron. Milwaukee, .330. RUNS—Robinson, Cincinnati. 99; Snider, Brooklyn, 90. RUNS BATTED IN—Mustal, St. Louis, 90; Kluszcwski, Cincinnati, 87. HITS—Aaron, Milwaukee, 152; Ashburn, Philadelphia, 146. DOUBLES— Lopata, Philadelphia, 30; Furillo, Brooklyn and Muslal, St. Louis. 27. TRIPLES—Anron, Br Mi' 1 Milwaukee, 13; HOME RUNS—Snider, Brooklyn, 34; . '!sze\v.= •• -In . ' in- cinnati and Adcock, Milwaukee, 32. STOLFN BASFS-Ma s N..W York, 129; Gilliam. Brooklyn. 17. ! PITCHING (ba^erl On 12 decisions! , —Ntwcombe, Brooklyn, 20-8, .769; ed Pat McMurtry, 178'/it, Tacoma, I BUM, Milwaukee, 15-5, .750. STRIKEOUTS— H-Hdlx. Philadelphia, 134; Friend, Pittsburgh, 130. trano, 186, New Orleans, outpoint- 10. Seixas, Richardson Only Americans Left In Tourney BROOKLINK, Mass. & -Only U. S. Davis Cup aces Vic Seixas and Ham Richardson stood in the way of an all-Australian final as the 75th National Doubles Tennis Championships entered the semifinal stage today at Longwood. Seixas and Richardson, America's No, 1 doubles tandem seeded second in the national competition, were to meet Australia's Mai Anderson and Roy Emerson, seeded fourth. The other semifinal pitted the top doubles teams from "down under" — Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall, the top-seeded entry, and Ashley Cooper and Neale Fraser. rated third in the tournament. All the Australians are members of their country's Davis Cup squad whicli will defend the coveted trophy in December. They average less than 21 years old. The top four-seeded pairs in the women's division also were scheduled to clash in the semifinals. I Top-weeded Louise Brough and Mrs. Margaret Osborne Du Pont, seeking their llth national doubles title, meet third - seeded Janet Hopps and Diane WootteA in one match, while Shirley Fry and Mrs. Betty Rosenquest Pratt, No. 21 seeded, play Darlene Hard and Mrs. Richard Buck, the. fourth- ranked entry, in the other. Hoad and Rosewall, whose team work was off form in a five-set triumph in a third round match Thursday, played well together Friday in defeating Grant Golden of Wilmette, 111., and Sid Schwartz of New York, Seixas and Richardson also appeared in much better form as they overpowered Sam Giammalva, and Barry Mac Kay, the No. 2 doubles players in the United States. Cooper and Fraser registered a straight set victory over Myron Franks of Beverly Hill, Calif., and Mike Green of Miami Beach, Fla. CHICAGO W) One of these days southpaw Jack Harshman o the Chicago White Sox is going t beat the New York Yankees again but it probably won't be this sea son. Harshman, who has beaten the Yankees once and has lost to them nine times, was tagged with a 2-( defeat Friday night through ™ fault of his own. The Sox, who had won 9 of thei last 11 games, couldn't muster an> hitting support and Harshman was lifted for a pinch batter while trailing only 1-0 on a home run bj Gil McDougald. Johnny Kucks held the Sox to four hits. The loss was Harshman's nintl against 10 triumphs. The Sox man aged to set a record when Minnie Minoso got hit with a pitched ball It was the 21st time Minnie has been hit this season, bettering tli old record of 20 by Jake Stahl in 1908 and tied by Bucky Harris o Washington in 1920. The Sox close their series with the Yankees today when Dick Don ovan (7-7) goes against Whitey Ford (14-4). After that, the So> and Yankees play only one mon game. That'll be at Comiskey Park, Sept. 18. The Chicago Cubs again lost to the basement dwelling New York Giants. This time it was a 5-4 de feat in 11 innings and left the. Cubs only one-half game ahead o the Giants. The Cubs blew an excellen chance to end the game in the ninth inning when Walt Moryn struck out with the winning run ii scoring position after Jim Kinj, had tied it up with a run-scoring single. In the tenth Harry Chit bounced into a double play with two on and one out and after the Giants had gone ahead in the llth the Cubs had men on first aw second and none out but failed to score. The Cubs will send Jim Davis (5-5) against New York's Steve Rid/ik (3-1) today in an attempt to stay out of the cellar. ATTENTION ALL BOAT OWNERS! Join tht loot Paradt from Alton Lake to Hi* . Mid-America Jubilt* on Hi* Riverfront at St. Louis, Sunday, September 2 Free Passes (o the Jubilee Given all Participants Get your boat ready and meet on the upstream tide of Alton Loclcf and Dam at 11 A. M. All claiies of boats welcome. PETER C.TULLY, Commodore Twin Lakes Yacht Club ST. LOUIS IP — General Man- agcr Frank Lane gave Murry Dickson a cake on his birthday this week with the inscription: 'Life begins at 40." And the little St. Louis Cardinal muckleballer seems to be making he adage come true. The 40-year-old Dickson spun a six-hitter Friday night to hand the Pittsburgh Pirates a seventh straight defeat, 6-2, and picked up :is llth victory against 9 defeats. He fanned two and walked two. St. Louis scored their first two runs off Fred Waters without the benefit of a hit in the opening inning. This came about on a walk, [lit batsman, sacrifice, wild pitch, -another walk and sacrifice fly. The Pirates managed their runs in the third on a single, walk and) Bob Skinner's single and in the fifth on Hank Foiles' fifth homer. Wally Moon, fighting for the batting lead in the National League, collected one hit in four trips to the plate and dropped in his average to .334. Braves Stung By Criticism, Plaster Phils By JOE REICHLER MILWAUKEE JP — The Milwaukee Braves, stung by what they consider unfair criticism of their playing, are doing a good job of making liars out of their detractors. Termed a "jittery" and "dead- looking" ball club by such competent observers as Bill Rigney and Mayo Smith, respective managers' of New York and Philadelphia, the smarting Braves are determined to prove both wrong. They went a long way toward making good on their word Friday night when they humbled the mighty Robin Roberts and badly outclassed the Phillies 6-1 for their second straight over Philadelphia. Warren Spahn, the Braves' "elder statesman" and inspirational leader, pitched one of his best games of the season, throttling the Phils with five hits for his 15th victory of the season and 198th of a glorious major league career. A base on balls followed by two singles in the ninth inning prevented Spahn from turning in his 38th career shutout which would have put him only two behind Larry French and Eppa Rixey, the only two lefthanders who have hurled as many as 40 shutouts. The victory enabled the Braves to retain their two-game lead over Brooklyn, conquerors of Cincinnati for the second straight night. The Braves' and Dodgers will clash Sunday and Monday in a vital two-game series with the possibility of first place hanging in the balance. Manager Fred Haney already has announced that Bob Buhl, who has a 6-0 record against Brooklyn this season, will pitch the opener Sunday and Gene Conley, another righthander, will start Monday. Manager Walt Alston of Brooklyn is expected to counter with- a pair of ace right- handers of his own, Carl Erskine and Don Newcombe. A Milwaukee crowd of 31,744 saw the Braves combine superb pitching by Spahn, solid swatting led by Joe Adcock and Eddie Mathews, and airtight fielding, featuring Danny O'Connell and Johnny Logan, to win their sixth game in the last seven games. Adcock hit his 32nd home run and Mathews is 30th, off Roberts, who now has lost 15 games and yielded 35 home runs. Even Smith, who Thursday said the Braves "appeared dead even in winning," had to admit the club looked like .the league leaders they are. "They looked much better tonight than I've see them in a long time," Smith told reporters. Three I League By THE ASSOCIATED FRDSB Evansville 4, Peoria 2 Burlington 7, Waterloo 1 Cedar Rapids 9, Keokuk 8 LANGEN OIL COMPANY k««ps you comfortable with • PREMIUM CHAD! HEATING OIL • PREMIUM SERVICf — of no oxtra coil DIAL 4-3870 P.O. Bo* IU *««*•*, W.

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