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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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Tuesday, June 2, 1964
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QUICK FLIP — A hydroplane driven by Merle Solland, of Vancouver, Wash., flips high in the air on the first turn of a 225-class race at Seattle's Green Lake Monday. Sol- land was hospitalized with injuries received in the crash. Photographer Bob Carver got this dramatic picture as Solland went out of control trying to overtake Harry Schneider (left) of Palo Alto, Calif. Schneider went on to win the heat. (AP Wirephoto). Grid Vikings Hunting New General Manager TUESfrAY, JUNE 2, 1964, Uka CharUs American Press Stevedores' Victory Costly As McNabb Sidelined 3 Weeks The Lake Charles Stevedores added another American Legion exhibition victory Monday but it may have been a costly triumph. Delman McNabb, who figured big in the Stevedores' planning, suffered a bone chip In his left hand sliding into second base in the fourth inning of the 4-3 victory over Pepsi Cola. Doctors said McNabb will have to stay out of baseball competition for at least three weeks and with the season set to open Thursday the loss could hurt the Stevedores. McNabb won four games and lost one on the mound last year with the district champion Electrical Distributors and provided ample power at the plate. McNabb said today that he didn't think the injury would affect his javelin - throwing abil- ity. The spear star, who set a national high school mark at Lake Charles High School last year and a freshman record this spring at Louisiana Stale, said he still plans to compete in a meet at Houston on Saturday unless a practice today discloses problems. Preliminary Legion action continues tonight, with Pepsi going to West Lake for a 7:30 p.m. exhibition. The Stevedores will meet. Sulphur Post 179 at Sulphur Wednesday night. The regular schedule opens Thursday with the Stevedores hosting West Lake, Pepsi visiting Sulphur 179 and Donaldson of Sulphur at Jennings. Monday's victory was the second, one-run affair for the Stevedores, who nipped Sulphur post 179 Sunday, 2-1. The Stevedores almost didn't make it, though. Greg Dowles, who pulled out he victory in relief after a haky start in the seventh, led )ff the last of the ninth with a ingle. Kenny Bouillon went in o run and Ray Cole promptly dropped a bunt past first base. Bouillon whipped all the way lome when the throw to third vent wide, but was ruled out or failing to touch third. In the meantime, Cole had cached third during the hectic activity and the Stevedores decided to try the bunt again. Greg i)upin dumped one toward the mound, Pepsi hurler Perky Lit- ST. PAUL - MINNEAPOLIS (AP)—The Minnesota Vikings went looking for a new general manager today with Coach Norm Van Brocklin professing in handling both Rose Jr., Vikings' disinterest jobs. Bert E. general manager since the club's birth late in 1960, resigned Monday after months of speculation that his contract would not be renewed when it expired May 1. Technically, Rose, 45, resigned "for personal reasons." That was his official reason listed in a prepared statement. However, Rose told newsmen in response to a query of whether he had any remorse over leaving the Vikings: "I'm sorry I'm leaving before the job I came to do is com- pleted — to win a championship." That Axioms Followed In Sofffoa/l Play Softball is a pitchers' game and slow pitch is a hitters' game— a well known fact and certainly emphasized in Monday night action in the LCRC contests. Papania's and the Oilers went eight scoreless innings in the City softball league. Other results found Pan Am bombing the Darts, 13-5 and the Green- ies downing the Tr6tters, 11-6. A. J. LaRocca allowed only one hit and struck out 12 f o r Papania, but Connie Guidry was . „--.-.-.. -„-,-,.--,,,, - r —• ,equally as lough, giving up only Sr o nd\uThe> J <§ h o y nc Brls ' cr; G ° rv Sny- four safeties and no runs. ! Fenccrs ............ 1002000-7.57 Corky McMillian slugged a two-run homer for the Darts, while Fred Connor, Don Richard and A. J. Singer had round trippers for the Greenics. two tallies with a two-run blast in the second. Dickie Willie with three and C. G. Babin with two homers sparked the Busters to its triumph, as Butane connected for 23 hits. Fisk scored nine big tallies in the bottom of the fifth with the key hit being Bobby Cough's grand slam homer to edge the Poppers. LCRC MAJOR DIVISION SLOW PITCH .004 .420-10 13 0 .100 92x—12 13 4 Poppers Fisk .. .. .. _ ._ .. . Bubba Flournoy, John Therlot (5), Buz Clark (5) and Jol ' ' Busters 2030534—1723 6 Frcnk Brocalo and Frank Blqoll; John Jaynes, Tony Mancuso (2) and Tony Mancuso, John Jaynes. All Stars 205724—2221 2 ,020 005— 276 Midwest _ Charles Burt and Joe Natall; Ronnie Savanf and Tim Hooper. Slow pitch play at Goosport found the All Stars blasting Mid- Papnlo's LCRC CITY LEAGUE FAST PITCH .000 000 00—0 4 0 .00000000—0 1 0 i nn n n i -i . - .. . A. J. LnRocca and Barney Bridges; WCSl, 22-2; Butane downing iheiConnie Guidry and Bubbo Slnglelary. Fencers 17-7 and Fisk edging ! Pom thp Pnnnprs 1?-lfl ine I OppeiS, 11 111. The All Stars clubbed out 21 hits paced by Sonny Watkins three four-baggers, while Chuck Rybiski gave Midwest its only Am 050 015—13 S . Doris 041 000—5 5 3 Leonard Cooley and Bobby Gossen, Eddie Elsey ond Billy Watley. HR-iCork- cy McMillan, Pan Am, 5th, one on. Greenles .... Trailers ..... Blackl* Stanford and Percy" Cormier; Jim Bergeron and BUI Nauman. .015 002 3-11 9 3 .300 000 3— 6 6 4 comment prompted strong speculation Rose's resignation may have been forced by he board of directors, who would not make any direct statement on the point. Regardless of the motive, at- ention turned today to whom the Vikings would hire to replace him. Van Brocklin, in Los Angeles 'or an annual National Football League coaches meeting, said, 'I'm not a candidate." Van Brocklin ssid he had not discussed the resignation with Rose, adding, "in a way it was a surprise." Vikings President E. W. (Bill) Boyer said, "We feel Norm would not want it. He has his hands full in this building stage.' Among those mentioned as possible replacements was Joe Thomas, who has served as chief scout for the Vikings since their entry into the NFL in 1961. Thomas said he would have no comment on his availability for the post. He did not deny, however, that he would accept the position if it was offered him. "It's all a surprise to me," Thomas said. "I have just returned from a scouting trip and I had no inkling this was coming. It would be improper for me to make any comment." Rose said he has no immediate plans, and Boyer said the Vikings "have a plan for him until he gets re-established.' The arrangement was not spelled out. Named acting general man ager until a general manager can be appointed was Edwin Martini, Duluth attorney who is the Vikings' general counsel. MAKE MINE HIRAM WALKER VODKA It never talks about you (uncommunicative) SO PROOF-DISTILLED FBOM GRAIN. HIRAM WALKER & SONS INC, PEQRIA. ILLINOIS (Also Avail* in 100 Pi ool) SPORTS CALENDAR TODAY LEGION BASEBALL: Pepsi Cola at West Lake, 7:30 p.m. TOMORROW LEGION BASEBALL: Lake Charles Stevedores at Sulphur Post 179, 7:30 p.m. MEETING: Calcasieu Rod and Gun Club, Henry Gray American Legion Home, 7 p.m. fvy Shocked By News of Firing HOUSTON (AP) — Sammy Houston organization," Adams Baugh, pleased when named ssistant coach of the Houston Mlers just two weeks ago, has n even better job today—that f head coach of the American 'ootball League team. it got worse. Frank (Pop) Ivy was fired Monday as head coach and gen- ral manager and immediately __ _ eplaced by Baugh, who Ivy losers." ad hired as his offensive as- istant. Ivy was shocked to learn when he reported for work that Baugh, the former National jeague passing great, had sue- :eeded him with a one-year con- racl. "An opinion has been built up among the fans that Pop can't cut the mustard," said club owner K. S. (Bud) Adams, in making the announcement. Meanwhile, there was the pos sibility that former coach Lou tymkus might return to the Oiler organization as line coach. Although Baugh indicated he was considering adding John Steber, one of his New York Titan assistants, to his staff, he did not rule out the possibility of hiring Rymkus. "Lou should be in football," Baugh said recently. "He's a fine line coach and he'd be an asset to any organization." Rymkus was fired as head coach of the Oilers early in the 1961 season, afte coaching the club to the American League championship the previous season. The Notre Dame graduate has not had a coaching job since. Baugh plans to add a line coach to the Oiler staff and also coordinate his coaching staff. Present members of the Houston staff are Joe Spencer and Red Cronkright, and they will be retained, Baugh said. Baugh said he plans to fly to Abilene, Tex., soon and discuss the Oiler job with Steber. Baugh, who only Saturday said his assistant coaching job suited him "just fine," became the club's fourth head coach In five seasons. Speculation had existed for months that Ivy, who coached the Oilers to both their best and worst seasons, would be replaced. But Oilman Adams seemed reluctant to make the change. With the start of training camp less than two months away, it appeared Ivy had weathered the storm. It was fan reaction that caused him to replace Ivy, Adams said. "There's been a lot of buildup and pressure put on the explained. "We're supposedly a profit-making organization, anc the fans are our payday. 1 thought the reaction againsi Pop would die down, but insteac "The fans were complaining and we have to have them witi us. This town just doesn't go for Adams said he decided abruptly over the weekend to make a change dictated by the fans' reaction to Ivy's 6-8 sea son last year. tie muffed the ball and Cole sped home. Pepsi ignited the scoring in the first when Richard Cooley walked, advanced on a wild pitch and scored on Dave Trosclair's single. Wayne Savoy, a LaGrange football speed merchant along with Cole, tied it for the Stevedores in the fourth when he scored from second on an error. A booming double against the loft field fence by Ron Hidalgo plated two runs for the Dockers in the sixth, after Pepsi scored once in the top of the frame, but trouble loomed in the seventh. Allie Prudhomme. who had taken over from Johnny Fryar in the sixth for the Stevedores, lost his touch and Dowies came In with the bases full and one out. He got Ron Ware to roll to the mound and cut off the runner from (hird but followed with a walk to Bobby George to force in the lying run. PppJl 100001100-1 « I Stevedores 000 103 001— 4 5 0 Lynn Prelenn, Perky Little (•)) and Richard Cooloy, Ken Stulcs (4); Johnny Fryar, Allle Prudhomms (6), G r e a Dowlej (7) and Ron Hidalgo. W—Oowles. L—Little. Jennings Netters 5-3 n Gulf States Meet Rod & Gun Club Sets Rodeo Meet Final plans for this weekend's Lacassine Refuge fishing rodeo will highlight Wednesday night's regular meeting of the Calcasieu Rod and Gun Club. The session is set for 7 p.m., at the Henry Gray American Legion Home, and all sportsmen are invited to attend. Members will hear the final rundown on arrangements for the big rodeo, set for Saturday and Sunday in the big wildlife refuge Southeast of Lake Charles. They also will sec part of the nearly $1,000 worth of prizes which have been donated for the rodeo. Other business on tap will include discussion of legislation now before the Legislature which involves wildlife and conservation. BATON ROUGE (Spl.)-Lake Charles' lone entry was eliminated in Monday's opening round but a strong contingent of Jennings players was holding its own as the Gulf States Tennis Tournament moved into the second day of action Tuesday. Hans Leis of Lake Charles lost his opening match in the second round of the boys 14-and- under division, dropping a 6-1, 6-2 decision to John Moulton of Shreveport. Jennings players counted five victories against three losses after Monday's play but two of the defeats came at the hands of seeded players as all but one favorite won as expected. Dusty Miller of Jennings lost a pair of matches in two differ- Bill Salfer Tosses BR No-Hiffer Billy Sailer reeled off a no-hitter for Cagle to highlight Babe G-0, 6-0 victory ent divisions. Topseeded Wayne Diel of Baton Rouge beat Miller, 6-0, 6-1, in a second • round match in the boys 16-and-under bracket. Miller also lost a first round match to Jere Overdyke of Shreveport in a 14-and-undcr first round match. In boys 18-and-under play, lop- seeded Upton Giles of Covinglon trimmed J e n n i n g s' George Wolfe, 6-2, 7-5. Chip Shirley and Ronnie Liles advanced in boys 16-and-under play. Shirley defeated David white, of Flora, Miss. 6-4, 6-2, while Liles trimmed Tom Ducrest, of Broussard, 6-2, 6-1. Bonner Miller fashioned a pair of girls' victories. The Jennings lass beat Emily Smith, of Jackson, Miss., 6-3, 7-5, in a 16-and-under first round match, then won her first 18-and-under match by default. Becky Wolfe got the other Jennings victory with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Sharon Burke of ;Baton Rouge in 16-and-under play. Seeded players advanced as expected in Monday's opening play. Ann Borders, of Shreveport, top seeded in the girls 12- and-under division, took an easy over Cynthia Shaun Pilling and Mac Pigman, seeded one-two in boys 14 singles, captured victories as Pilling whipped Tom Ducrest of Broussard, La., 6-2, 5-7, 6-2 and Pigman beat Ken Hargrove of Shreveport, 6-0, 6-1. Topping the seeds in the boys 16 singles was Baton Rouge's Wayne Diel who defeated Dusty Miller of Jennings, 6-0, 6-1. Covington's Upton Giles, leading seed in the junior boys singles, took a 6-2, 7-5 victory over George Wolfe of Jennings, Second-seeded Robert Hubbard of Baton Rouge downed Jimmy Shelby of New Orleans, 6-2, 62. Unseeded Alice Derochemont of Shreveport upset second seeded Tuppy Dougherty of Baton Rouge, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in girls 14 singles. Ruth Major Division action at o'Conner of Baton Rouge. Huber Field Monday night. ...._. V Salter walked five and struck j out one and received good hitting support from teammate Wayne Wicks with three-for- three. Linda Tuero of New Orleans, the No. I seed in girls 14 and 16 singles, won matches in both divisions. Second seeded Terri Trosclair of New Orleans defeated Becky Stewart of New Butch Landry spun a three- * Orleans, 6-0, 6-1, in girls 18-and- hitter and Stan Levy made some under, outstanding defensive plays as! Seven Up turned back Stephens, 9-3, at College Oaks. In Babe Ruth Minor play, James Clark pitched a two-hitter as the Tigers defeated the Athletics, 6-2, at Easterville Field. La. Tech Will Play Alabama RUSTON (Spl.) - Louisiana Tech's football schedule has taken on a big-time look with the announcement Monday that the Bulldogs will meet the University of Alabama in 1966. Tech Athletic Director Joe Aillet said the game against the Southeastern Conference powerhouse will be played at Tuscaloosa, Ala., September 24, 1966. "We were selected to fill a date on the Alabama schedule and are ahppy to be playing them," Aillet said. 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