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PAGE 4 THE TIPTON DAILY TRIBUNE- "TUESDAY, MAT 8,1962 Major League Leaders By United Press International American League Player & Club G AB R H Pet. Jiminez, KC 21 64 10 25 .391 Robmson, Chi 24 97 11 37 .381 Mantle, NY 21 60 19 22 .367 Rollins, Minn 24 92 15 32 .348 Lumpe, KC 24 102 18 35 .343 Boyer, NY 21 76 18 26 .342 Kaline, Det 20 82 18 28 .341 Cimoli, KC 26 105, 10 36 .340 Battey, Minn 24 34 14 32 .340 Pagliarohi, Bos 19 65 13 22 .338 National League ' Kuenn, SF 17 60 16 23 .383 Musial, St.L 20 64 13 24 .375 Gonzalez, Phil 17 64 14 24 .375 \V. Davis, LA 22 81 14 29 .358 Flood, St.L 20 94 13 33 .351 Dalry'ple, Phil 19 60 11 21 .350 F. Alou. SF 26 105 17 36 .343 T. Davis, bla 24 99 16 33 .333 Post, Cinn 22 75 14 25 .333 Tinson, Cinn 24 97 24 32 .330 Home Runs American League—Wagner, Angels 9; Kaline, Tigers 7; Cash, Tigers 7; Landis, White Sox 7; Mantle, Yanks 6; Rollins, Twins 6. National League-;-Mays, Giants 10: Pinson, Reds, 9; Cepeda, Giants 8; Thomas, Mets 8; Bailey, Giants 7; Mejias, Colts 7. Runs Batted In American League — Robinson, White Sox 27; Siebern, Athletics 24: Cimoli, Athletics 23; Kaline, Tigers 21; Rollins, Twins 21. National L e a g u e — Cepeda, | Giants 29; Pinson, Reds 28; T. Davis, Dodgers 28; Boyer, Cards ^Continued un page 6) Colts Defeat Dodgers In N.L.'s Only Game HAS NOT Raised Its Auto Rates 135 N. Main Street see Arnie Weber Bill Huff By NORMAN MILLER UPI Sports Writer Paul Richards, one of baseball's better brains, moaned last Octo ber that he was being offered a lot of humpties for organizing his Houston Colts, but these same derelicts are making him and manager Harry Craft look like a pair of geniuses. There were many experts who took Richards at his word and consigned the Cols to the Nation al League cellar this season. It's still early, of course, but the Colts have looked mighty re : spectable so far, and projecting their present 10-13 record through a 162-game schedule, they would wind up with 70 victories. Bob Aspromonte, John Weekly aniJIgb Tiefenauer, three of the Colel^naligned minions,'produced like champions Monday night as Houston defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 9-6, in the major leagues' only game.. Puts Colts Ahead Aspromonte hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to put the Colts ahead; Weekly connected in the eighth for an insurance run, and Tiefenauer pitched three. shutout relief innings to receive credit for his * first major league victory since 1955. Aspromonte called his homer "the greatest thrill of my life." It had a special meaning because it was hit against the Dodgers, who had cast him adrift for one of the two new clubs to grab. "This is the dream of every ballplayer, to get a hit like that against his old club," the 23-year- old third baseman beamed. "I never felt better in my life." It's been a long time between major league victories for 32-year- old Tiefenauer. Although he first had a trial in the ibig show 10 years ago, that 1955 win was his only other triumph in the majors. Four Runs Unearned The Colts went aiiead with five runs in the second inning, four of them unearned. The Dodgers committed two errors and their pitchers forced in two runs with walks. Los Angeles moved ahead, 6-5, in the sixth with three runs, knocking out Colts' starter Dave Giusti. and his successor, Al Cicotte. . Aspromonte' then hit his homer off rookie lefty Pete Richert, who was charged with the defeat. Tie­ fenauer gave up only one hit during the last three innings. Aspromonte, who had been in a slump, now has collected nine" hits in Houston's last three games. Major League Standings By United Press International American League W. L. Pet. GB New York Cleveland Minnesota Los Angeles Chicago Boston Kansas City Baltimore Detroit Washington 14 7 .667 •__ 12 8 .600 lVfe ,583 Wi 14 10 11 9 13 12 11 11 12 14 10 12 9 11 4 16 .550 2'/i .520 3 .500 3Vi .462 s 4V4 .455 .450 4'A .200 9V 2 Monday's Results (No games scheduled) Tuesday's Probable Pitehersc Boston at New York (night)— Monbouquette (2-2) vs. Ford (2-1). Kansas City at Baltimore (night) — Rakow (3-1) vs. Pappas (2-1). * . Cleveland at Minnesota (night) —Donovan (4-0) vs. Kaat (1-3). Detroit at Los Angeles (night)— Mossi (2-3), vs. Grba (1-0). Chicago at Washington (night)— Buzhardt (4-1) vs. Rudolph (0-0). Wednesday's Games Boston at New York Kansas City at Baltimore, night Cleveland at Minnesota, night • Detroit at Los Angeles, night Chicago at Washington, night National League W. L. Pet. GB 20, 6 .769 San ' Francisco St. Louis Pittsburgh . T os Angeles Philadelphia Cincinnati Houston Milwaukee Chicago New York 15 ' 7 14 9 15 11 11 10 12 12 10 13 10 14 6 19 4 16 .682 3 .609 iVi .577 5 .524 6V6 .500 7 , .435 8& .417 9 .240 13'A .200 13 Monday's Resuits Houston 9 Los Angeles 6 . (Only game scheduled) Tuesdav's Probable Pitchers New York at Chicago — Craig (1-3) vs. Cardweii (0-4). 'Philadelphia at Cincinnati (night) — Mahaffey (2-3) vs. O'Toole (2-3). Pittsburgh at Milwaukee (night) —Francis (1-2) vs. Piche (1-0). . San Francisco at St. Louis (night)—Marichal (4-2) vs. Jackson (3-2). (Continued on page 6) JC JUNIOR HIGH TRACK TEAM Jackson Central junior high school's undefeated track team, shown here, will compete in the Hamilton county junior high track meet on Wednesday at 12 o'clock at Noblesville. Junior high varsity team members are front row, left to right, Jim Killin, Emmett McKinney, Steve Hammond, Dick Russell, Louis Gunther, Pat Kerfoot, Dennis Zetterbvrg, Rusty Beck and John Bures; second row, left to right, Jim Trietsch, Kelly Leeman, Micky Sumner, Bruce Looks, Rick Gullion, Danny Hampton, Larry Kerfoot and Coach Roland Inskeep. (Tribune Photo-Engraving). A Tip From McBIp HAS NOT Raised Its Automobile Rates f; That's right! You can still buy the same broad protection — including the famous 80-20 coverage—at the same low cost. Farm Bureau auto insurance has not gone up. Instead, this mutual organization continues to pass its savin^iack to its policyholders— in the form of low rates and premium reducing dividends. You Can Buy Through ...one monthly payment • for all your Farm Bureau. Insurance < v Insure More Than One Car Earn 10% Discount On All This offer is more than a second car discount ... you save 10% on the first car, too. The only stipulation is that your cars be operated by persons other than single male drivers under 25, years of age—and that your cars be insured with Farm Bureau Insurance. Call Today for the low cost of insuring your car. You'll find your local Farm Bureau Insurance agency listed in the yellow pages of your phone book. HOME OFFICE: 130 EAST WASHINGTON STREET '< % INDIANAPOLIS t'-'l " ^ w ' f i •* ( Frank lane Is Basketball G-M CHICAGO (UPI) — Frank C. Lane, one of baseball's greatest tradesmen, was breaking in on a new job today, how to dicker and deal in pro basketball. Lane,, general manager of four major league baseball clubs', signed Monday to run the Chica- 6 Packers of the National Basketball Association for one year. Indirectly, his contract was a greater benefit to Charles O. Finicy than to Lane. Finley fired Lane last summer as general, manager of his Kansas City Athletics, ibut under terms of his employment contract he has to pay Lane for several more years. The amount that Lane is paid, undisclosed, for running the Packers will be deducted from the amount. Finley owens, since no settlement,, was made on their .contract';'.' ! • •'^ane said,his first job with the Bellamy, the Packers' center who Bellamy, the Packers' center wto was * the NBA "Rookie of the Year" last season, for his Sophomore "campaign. "Then," he said, "I want to sign out major draft choices, Billy McGill, Terry. Dischinger, Don Nelson, and Cornell . Green. • We have some good holdover players, and we want to field the kind of team that will bring people out to pay my salary." Lane did not think he would deal in basketball players as fre-. quently as he did with baseball players when with the Chicago White Sox, where he made over 100 trades in four seasons; "There are fewer players to move around," he said, "and the colleges are our minor leagues." He. revealed that he had turned down an offer to become commissioner of the American Basketball League to. take the Packers' job. Hire And Fire- Packer . owner Dave Trager said Lane had "carte blanche" to run the club, including the right to hire and fire. However, it was unlikely that coach Jim Pollard would be bounced since Lane said he had told the Packers "any people you want to divorce, do it before you sign me." "Thereafter," he said, "I'll be guided by my judgment.' Lane, 66, once was president of the American Association before joining the White Sox. Later he was general manager of the St. Louis Cardinals and Cleveland Indians before joining Kansas' City. His only previous connection with ibasketball was as a Big Ten official prior to World War II. ON THE SIDELINES By HAM R1GG TERMITES ARE SWARMING!! 00 FREE INSPECTION See a Bug... Colli A. B. COCHRAN & SON 520 Ni West St. OS S33M — There was a lot of 'golfing .activity in-Tipton over tine weekend First, Maruh Angell, playing off the "long tees," fired a 73 to qualify as the local course representa tive in the InaianapolisPro-Celeb- rily tournament which 1 will ibe a part of the 500 Festival celebration in that city later this month. Others competing for the honor and their scores included Harvey Reynolds, and Lester Bringle with 77's, Bob Nichols, Harold Mott.[and Steve Harlow with 78's, Dri Boyd" A. Eurkihardt with. 80, Jack Ramsay 82 ,1 Piul-Cochran 83, Jim Tudor 88, and Howard Thomas 94: Then on Sunday the annual Spring Calcutta .tournament was played, with the golfers having been bid on Friday evening at the pro shop. First was Dick Michel' playing with a seven stroke handicap which gave him a: net score of 67, One stroke behind on a handicap of 10 was Jim Tudor. Jake Lineberry used a 7 handicap for a net 69 and Joe Schmith had a 70 on a handicap of 13. Other good actual scores were Ramsay's 78, Harlow's .78 and Tom Andrews' 79 On Monday Tipton pro Floyd Hamblen was host to the Indiana Pro-Am- tourney for the first of two occasions this year.j Steaks On the Hoof. There was a "'bit of distraction which had Floyd "pulling his hair" to put it mildly when a herd of Black Angus cattle broke out of their field and did considerable damage to the seventh •gree'n after Floyd had gotten the. course into beautiful condition, but j when pr- der was restored and the future •steaks herded back into (their own territory, the shooting got underway. Bill Mills, pro of the "Par 3" course in Anderson led a foursome that included Boh Staton of the Ulen course in Lebanon, Will Reed of the Coffin course and I. W. Yaker of Carmel to victory with a seven-under par 63. Pro Paul Sparks from Riverside teamed with, amateurs George Beeson of Indianapolis and E.- Osborn of Green Hills Country Club for a second place 65 over ithe par 70 Tipton course. In a third! place tie were teams headed by pros Ellis Brown of Riverside and Jack Royce.of Eldorado. Jake Lineberry of Tipton ami C. Carpenter of Pendleton .teamed with .Brown for. a 66 while Harvey Reynolds of Tipton and' Bob Woods of Tipton were Jack Royce's partners also for 66's. i '"In *he pro-pro division! the winners-were Bill Mills andj Ray Jones who teamed for a best ball 65. In second place with 66 were Bob Snyder and Jim Scott while in a three way tie for the third prize were Tony Jurkewitz and Paul Sparks; Floyd Hamblen and Jack Royce and Ralph Snyder and Joe Wilson. Baseball Activity Shifting to another front, Little League President Jack Neff announced that the following boys have been purchased in the player auction for the 1962 summer program. Steel workers Local 3875 picked up Mike Fike, Douglass i^egg, Alan Maines, David Losey, George Croucn, Gary Straley, Rick Strong ana Gary Essig ,to play un- uer manager Ciyoe. Worsnam. The Elks, managed by Bud Haley, picked up Darel Elston, Jay Spiyey and Larry Nelson. Pioneer Corn t Co., managed by Verl Grimme, purchased Ernie Delph, Lyle Hinesly, Jay Anderson, Eddie [.Cage,- Mike Hughes and Johnnie Hughie. Steelworkers Local -2754, managed by Everett Graham, picked up Ronnie Riptyerger, Mike Hoover, Skip Servies, Steve Deering and Kim Graham; First Federal, managed by LeRoy Owens acquired Ronnie Hinkle, ' David Roach, Kenny Day, Tommy Neal, Richard Driver,. Jerry Rode and Jimmie Hawkins, Oakes, managed by Delbert Cherry, picked up Ed : die Evans, Wayne Cherry, Robert Day, Larry Roberts, Larry Ander-' son, Mike Hawkins' and Jeff Zaloudek. At the same time Verle Grimme announced that Thursday evening at 7:00 has been set for a call for candidates who would like, ito' play American Junior Legion Baseball •this summer. Grimme, who will manage the club this summer, wants to determine the material available, feeling he. has a nucleus for a real good club and asks all boys as well as all adults who would like to help the program during Ahe summer, to be at the Legion Home for a brief meeting. Little Four Track Hobbs was unable to attend the annual '.'Little Four" track and field meet at Tipton Park-and tire final outcome of that saw New Lancaster winning the Junior High Division with 27 .points to 16 for Curtisville and 11 for Lutheran School. New Lancaster also captured the grade school division in a close contest with Lutheran. The winners had 25M: points, Lutheran 23 and Curtisville was third with 5*4. •'„-•• - . In the 880 Relay it was New Lancaster first on 2:04.7, followed by Curtisville and Lutheran, in the Junior High Division. (Martin of New Lancaster took the 100 yard dash in 12.3 seconds, Ogles of Curtisville was second, Hawkins of New Lancaster third and Cardweii of Lutheran fourth. In the irigh jump Piel of- Lutheran- went 4'10" to win with Marint of New Lancaster second, Hawkins of New Lancaster third and Ogles of.Curtisville fourth. The broad jump was won by Martin of New Lancaster on a leap of 15'2", with Hawkins second, Ogles third and Julius of New Lancaster fourth. Knotts of Curtisville took the tCowHnuod on yxg» <) Score Returns; To Indianapolis By FRED MOORE . United Press International. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (UPI)— Herb Score, back in the city where his promising but ill- starred pro baseball fortunes began 10 years ago, starts the third comeback of his career today with the Indianapolis Indians of the American Association. The 29-year-old - left-hander, once :. a million-dollar baseball property, was optioned to .Indianapolis by the Chicago White Sox Monday, on the fifth: anniversary of the tragic' baseball accident which nearly lost him the sight of his right eye. The White Sox said they sent him to the minors so that he might, pitch regularly and work himself back to peak form; and manager Luke Appling of the Indians promptly nominated Score to start Wednesday night's game against the Louisville Colonels. "It's no great tragedy," Score said. "I feel real good about my throwing this year and my arm feels 'fine. Al Lopez (White Sox manager) asked me if I wanted to go where I could get some -work, and I said 'Sure.' . "I feel I'll be back soon," Score added. ' > •• . "There is nothing wrong with me physically," .continued the one-time southpaw strikeout king of the American League. "This is the best I have felt in three . or four years. "I'll have a chance to work on my curve ball here. My fast ball is fairly good how." '. Score never regained his early pitching effectiveness after being struck.in the right eye by a line drive from the bat of Gil McDougald of the New York Yankees in a game at Cleveland on May 7, 1957. . A 20-game winner for Cleveland in 1956 and the American League strikeout ."' champion - with 263, Score was sidelined for the remainder, of the 1957 season following his accident. Owens Signed As Colt End BALTIMORE, Ud. (UPI)—R.C. (Alley Oop) Owens, one of the National .Football League's leading ends, had his choice of play : ing with. any of 31 professional clubs next season and he cast his lot - with the Baltimore Colts.. . Owens, dissatisfied with his salary arrangements with the San Francisco Forty Niners, played out his contractual option last season and • became a free agent May 1. He had played five seasons with the Forty' Niners. . The six-foot-three, 195-pound flanker-end ,might have signed with any club in the NFL, the American Football League or the Canadian League. The Oakland Raiders.and the New York Titans of the -AFL, as well as. several Canadian teams, made overtures for his services.' But Owens, chose to play for the Colts. He. secretly came to tdwn Monday, and signed his contract. It was believed to call for less than the $25,000 he reportedly had demanded of the Forty Niners. ' The addition of Owens gives the Colts and quarterback Johnny Unitas one of the most impressive pass-catching corps in the NFL. Three, other standouts are Lenny Moore, Ray Berry and Jimmy Orr. According to NFL rules, when a player, chooses to sever his*con? hections with a club, he can noti* fy the management before the start of a season that he is playing out the one-year option in his contract. He must play that season, at 90 -per cent of his old salary and then is declared a free agent. •'. . •' . The r27-year-old Owens, nicknamed"^"Alley Oop" 4>y San iFran? cisco fans because of his spectacular pass-catching leaps, grabbed 55 -passes for a total of 1,032 yards and 5 touchdowns last season, i During his five-year NFL career, Owens caught a total of 176 passes for 2,926 yards and 20 touchdowns. , He is a graduate of College of Idaho, where he once played football and basketball. He. now lives in Belmont,: Calif., with his wife and three-year-old daughter. Do you want • high quality living room suite at o b#-««in pricoT We have for sate at our factory show" room ditcontkwed styles, •H|hNy damaged floor samples, su.tes upholstered in discontinued fabric*. Wo offer these to you at close out prices. TIPTON FURNITURE CO. Factory Showroom * Kentucky Ave. at Dearfcorn Tipton, Indiana PARADE . By OSCAR FRALEY UPI Sports Writer NEW YORK (UPI) — A nag named Kamal Bey bounced down on top a year back at Laurel and paid $352 for every deuce on its lightly regarded nose but it can be said today that such shennani- gahs will not occur in the U.S. Open golf championship. A field of 150 — survivors of an original sectional list of some 2,475 hopefuls — will tee off at Oakmont, Pa., near Pittsburgh, June 14 in the -three-day chase for the top U. S. fairway. prize. Most of them are just along for the ride. . Because in the last quarter-century there hasn't been a- Kamal Bey on the premises. The nearest winners to a long- shot since golf moved into the big business brackets were such pros as Ed Furgol, Jack Fleck and Dick Mayer. But these were hard-working tournament-sharpened veterans who, although not as well known at the moment to some, were highly regarded by their fellow competitors. "When you come up to a tournament like the Open, where your nerves have to be as sharp as . your game,'' says Furgol, "there are no more than 25 players who have a chance of winning.'' Some "Outsider" may come close, yes. But no cigar. Completes Open "Book" And, in carrying out the racing theme, as well as agreeing in effect with Furgol's. analysis, Howard Gill of Golf Digest has come up with a "scratch sheet" for the' Open which sets the odds for the most threatening 25. At 6 to 1, the-favorite as might be expected is none 'other than Arnold Palmer. * Quoted at 7 to 1 are defending champion Gene Littler and ever- threatening Doug Sanders. The % rest of the "book" goes like this: At 8 to 1: Tommy Bolt, Jack Nicklaus,—Garr: rPIayer. and Bob Goalby. \ At 10 to 1: Jay Hebert . Bob Rosburg, Don January and young Phil Rodgers. At 12 to 1: Bill Casper, Art Wall and Doug Ford. At 15 to 1: Mike Souchak, Joe Campbell, four-time winner Ben Hogan .and four-time second Sam Snead. At 17 to 1: Jerry Barber, Billy Maxwell, Johnny Pott and Jackie Cupit. And, at 20 to 1: Don Fairfield, Gardner Dickinson and Dow Finsterwald. Gambling Game Golf is a gambling game and, if the truth were known, probably gets more total, wagering in the course of a year than any other competitive sport. The stakes in some foursomes are staggering and even the pros, all of them scratch players, are not adverse to giving each other "shots" when the situation arises. Looking over Gill's top 25, you've got to' think that the winner must come from this group. There isn't a one in there who can give . shots to any of the others. Palmer rules the favorite on a " hot. hand and, with the Masters in the bag, is driving all out for his 'fbig slam" of the Open, British Open and PQA. On a "finesse" course such as Oakmont, .the biggest threats against' him would seem to be Littler, Sanders, Sanders, Player. Bolt, Hebert, Casper, Wall and Finsterwald. But you can take this 25 and give odds against the remaining 125 who will tee off against ,them. • _ SCHOOL HONORS MOON HOUSTON (UPI)— Dodger outfielder Wally Moon, who played college baseball at Texas A&M, has been honored by his alma, mater with an annual baseball award in his name to be presented to the outstanding baseball player at the school. RALPH IIATHOUAAN about, this questions "As a building contractor, !«rant each building undo struction '.to bo insured agamst fire, wind, vandalism and theft. I aho mod public KfUWy .fcnsur. ance^and surety bonding. Can your agency supply.'• psckigo policy on all these eo»erefoaf*

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