Ironwood Daily Globe from Ironwood, Michigan on July 15, 1965 · Page 24
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EIGHT I RON WOOD DAILY GLOBE, IRONWOOD, MICHIGAN THURSDAY, JULY 15, 1965. 2 Games Tonight End High School League's Campaign Second Place To Be Settled Fisher of Chisox Heads for New Relief Pitching Record White along The final two games of the 1865 Western Upper Peninsula High School Baseball League season will take place tonight and a fitting climax it is to a hard played season. Two of the squads that will meet are knotted in the number two spot in the league standings and will be fighting for the runner-up position for the year. The Bergland Vikings will travel to Bessemer to meet the Speed Boys In what bolls down to the final all-out effort on the part of both squads and Ironwood will meet White Pine in an effort to end the season with an unblemished league record. Both Bergland and Bessemer have identical 3-4 records and the Vikings, who nave been sitting In second place most of the season, will be trying to snap a three-game losing streak. Bessemer, on the other hand, has come up from the depths of the league ranks to capture the tie and will be fighting to remain in that spot. * * * Bergland started the season in championship form as it downed the Hurley Midgets 9-1 in its first game and beat White Pine 10-2 In the sec o n d contest. Ironwood brought about the Vikings' first Joss by a 6-2 margin and in the first meeting of the year between Bergland season. and Bessemer, the Vikings left little room for doubt as they strangled the Speed Boys 17-3. Bergland then went on the los- one run. ing path, however, and dropped a 7-5 decision to Hurley, a 15-5 game to White Pine and last Tuesday was edged by I r o n- wood 6-4. Bssemer lost Jts sea s o n opener to Ironwood 20-1, but came back to beat Hurley by an 11-4 margin. The Speed Boys then beat White Pine 8-1 and Bergland handed the Speed Boys their second loss of the season by a 17-3 tally. Ironwood and Hurley counted up two more Bessemer losses 6-5 and 21, respectively, snd on Monday the Speed Boys downed White Pine 8-0. The contest is scheduled to get underway at 6:30 at Mass i e Field at Bessemer. The White Pine Warriors wil be attempting to play the part of the spoiler and repeat last year's performance of being the only team in the league to hand Ironwood a loss all season. * * * The Warriors, last year, blem ished the Red Devils' perf eel record and have a chance to do the same in tbnlght's affair The Warriors are in last place in the standings with a 2-5 record and a win tonight would put .the idle Hurley Midgets into a last place tie with the Warriors. Ironwood sits on the reverse of the league coin after clinching the league crown with three games still remaining on its schedule. The Red Dev i 1 s hold a perfect 7-0 record and will be attempting to get by the Warriors tonight. White Pine began the season with four losses in a row, Bergland 10-2, Hurley 9-6, Bessemer 8-1 and Ironwood 6-5, but the Warriors finally got on the winning end of things with a 15-5 win over Bergland and continued to win with a 19-2 victory over Hurley, but fell to the Bessemer Speed Boys on Monday 8-0. Ironwood's winning str i n g began with a 20-1 win over Bessemer and continued with a 6 decision over Bergland, a 11-1 trouncing over Hurley, a 6-5 win over White Pine, a 6-? victory over Bessemer, a 15-5 swamping over Hurley and a 6-4 decision over Bergland on Tuesday. The contest is slated to start at 6 p.m. at the Bergland field. By DICK COUCH he faced, before earning his 10th j Eddie Fisher, whose flutter-1 victory with three strong in-j nings. ball has been keeping Al Lopez' Sox afloat, toward the is sailing winningest season ever for a relief pitcher. The Chicago bullpen artist reached the midpoint of what could be the first 20-victory season for a nonstarter Wednesday night as the White Sox passed the halfway mark in their season with a 12-10, 12-inning decision over the sagging Cleveland Indians. Fisher gave up a game-tying ninth-inning homer pinch hitter to Fred Whitfield. the first man The knucklebali rpenalist thus- tied Ford 10-game of New winners Whitey. York and Hank I Indians Capture League Crown With a 12-11 victory over the Braves, the Indians of the Ironwood Little League, clin c h e d first place in the standings for the season in a game played at the Little League Field on Tuesday evening. This marks the third straight year that the Tribe has been on op of the jeague standings as they shared the title in 1963, won the crown in 1964 and captured the championship again t n i s The Braves put up a valiant battle in Tuesday's game but came out the loser by a slim The Indians came up with six runs in the top of the first nning but the Braves produced three runs in the last of the first inning to make it a 6-3 ballgame. The winners again scored in the second as they crossed the plate with a pair of runs and ;he Braves came back to score a single tally. Both squads .cored one run in the third inning but the Braves, after holding the Indians scoreless in the top of the fourth, racked up six big runs in the bottom of the fourth to take an 11-9 advantage The Indians lost little time in sewing up the victory as they counted up three runs in the top of the fifth to reach their to tal. R. Eastman pitched the firs four innings for the winners anc was relieved by C. Bulinski and together they allowed eight hits five walks, struck out 11 and al lowed 11 runs. Jacquart was the losing pitch er and he allowed 14 hits walked four and struck out nine Big hitters for the league champs were J. Cisewski with three singles, C. Bulinski with a pair of doubles and a sing 1 e N. Backon with two singles, M Sokolowski with a single and a double and R. Eastman with a single and a triple. Jacquart and Tafelski bange out a single and a double for th Braves and Luoma hit two sin gles. Aguirre of Detroit for the American League lead and moved within six of Dick Radatz' league record for relief victories in one year. Radatz, the Boston Red Sox fireman, won 16 games, all in relief, last season Pittsburgh's El Roy Face set the major league mark in 1959 when he won 18 of 19 relief edcisions. The White Sox, outhomered 52 in the marathon slugfest at Cleveland, scored three unearned runs in the 12th aftei an error by shortstop Dick Howser and handed the Indians their sixth straight setback. In the only other action in the majors, Chicago and Milwaukee divided a National League doubleheader, the Braves winning the second game 6-3 despite a Chicago triple play after the Cubs had taken the opener 5-2. Fisher, who has appeared inj 46 of his club's 82 games and! won one more game than the White Sox starters have fin- shed, yielded a second run in he 12th after Chicago's decisive ally. The two runs off Fisher, /ho has lost three, ballooned his arned run average tc 1.38. Don Buford, who reached sec- nd base when Howser dropped is pop fly with one out in the 2th, scored the go-ahead run on two-out double by reserve atcher Jim Schaffer. Al Weis hen singled across two more uns. Smoky Burgess' 105th career inch hit, a two-run single in the *Vhite Sox' three-run ninth, left im two short of the all-time pinch-hit record held by Red ,ucas, who played for three NL lubs from 1923-38. Chico Salmon, with a pair, Rocky Colavito and Pedro Gonzalez hit the otner Cleveland homers. Ron Hansen and start- ng pitcher Gary Peters connected for the White Sox. The Cubs pulled the third tri- le play of the year — the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants recorded the others — in the second inning of the night cap at Chicago before two horn ers by Gene Oliver and Hank Fischer's five-hit pitching pulled the Braves from behind. Mack Jones and Rico Carty were on first and third, respectively, when Ed Bailey grabbed Woody Woodward's foul pop, touching off the zany triple-killing. Jones second Babe Ruth League Tourney Begins On Friday Afternoon at Bessemer Tigers Are Facing Do-or-Die Situation as They Resume Play By BEBNIE KENNEDY Associated Press Sports Writer DETrtOIT (AP)— The Detroit Tigers face a do-or-die situation vhen they resume action to- light against the Baltimore Orioles. The Tigers, like most major ^eague teams, have been off since Sunday because of the All MULE TRAIN—When the boss says do something, you do it. And Charles O. Finley of the Kansas City A's told his players it would be a good stunt to ride some mules before the game. So W,ayne Causey (2), Rene Lachemann (11), Ed Charles (16) and Bert Campaneris (19) complied. Spahn Is Out Looking For New Job Today NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Spahn was looking for a job today after 74-year-old Casey Stengel decided the 44-year-old ,eft-hander was taking up valuable space in the New York Mets' youth movement. Spahn, who came to the Mets last November after starring for 20 years with the Braves first in Boston and later in Milwaukee, had lost eight straight and was 4-12 with a 4.43 earned run average when the Mets asked waivers on him Wednesday. I know I can still help a big league club," Spahn said Wednesday night. "Physically I feel fine and my arm feels strong. I'll take an oath on it. are against the other first division teams. A two-game set against Washington at home and a three-game series in New York completes the rugged portion of the schedule. The Tigers finished the first half of the season with a creditable 46-36 record,. good for Star game. How much the break helped the Tigers recover from some of their injuries remains to be seen. The team faces the toughest; were part of its schedule in the next; City, three weeks. Success in that period could go a long way In keeping the team in the thick of the pennant race. The Tigers' remaining 80 fifth place, seven games back of Minnesota. Thirty-three of the victories came at the expense of second division clubs. Sixteen triumphs over Boston and Kansas but there are only 14 games against these two teams remaining On the other side, the Tigers have mnnaged only four victories in 11 games with Chicago games are split right down the i and Cleveland and have 25 con- middle—40 against the teams currently ahead of them in the sandings and 40 against the second division clubs. But 18 of their next 23 games There isn't can't pitch any reason why I creditably for any club in the big leagues." Stengel, who will be 75 next week, told Spahn several days ago that he no longer would be considered a regular starting pitcher. "We want to give the younger men on our roster an opportunity in the youth development program," Stengel said. League Sets All-Star Tilt The Upper 13 Baseball Leagu will play its annual All-S t a game Sunday afternoon, starting at 2, at the Park Falls field. South Shore, winner of the first round of play, will meet an All-Star squad selected from players on the other nine teams. Among the All-Star players are Pat Bonney, Jim Park, Bob Park and Matt Hart Jr. of Glidden, Ross Allen, Pete Poup art and John Theobold of Lac du Flambeau and Frank Hirtreiter and Rod Scherwinski of Butternut. faked a move toward and Bailey fired to shortstop Don Ke&singer, whose return throw to pitcher Bill Faul, covering the plate, retired Carty. Jones, breaking for second again, was out, Faul to second baseman Glenn Beckert. Ron Santo knocked in two Chicago runs in the opener and Bob Buhl picked up his ninth victory with late-inning help from Ted Abernathy, who matched Fisher with his 46th relief appearance. Dodgers Down Yankees 14-1 The Dodgers swamped the Yankees 14-1 in Ironwood Little League action Wednesday evening at the Little League Field. J. 'Aho was the winning pitcher for the Dodgers and gave up five hits, struck out 11 and tvalked two. T. Kostac started on the mound for the Yankees and B. Meyers replaced him in the fourth Inning. Together they gave up a total of 10 hits, struck out 11 and walked two. B;' Carlson carried the big bat for-the Dodgers as he smashed 3ut'" f a- grand-slam homer and hls% tesmmate Inch also had a nojSje rur > and a double. J.^|Cuklinski, J. Lutey, D. John- son-fand J. Komaramy also hit aouWes for the winners. T.yserno had a double ai»d J. Numee bad two singles for the yanks. Results of Fights By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AKRON, Ohio — Rubin Hurrl- cane Carter,' 1W, Paterson, N.J., * • 'id out Fate Davis, 151, Ak- Major League Stars By The Associated Press PITCHING — Hank Fischer, Braves, checked Chicago on five hits in a 6-3 Milwaukee victory that salvaged a doubleheader split with the Cubs. BATTING — Gene Oliver, Braves, hit two homers, driving in the tying and tie-breaking runs in the 6-3 nightcap victory over Chicago. Nome Leads Jr. Miss Loop STANDINGS W Norrie 8 Sleight 6 Newport 3 Central 2 St. Ambrose 1 L 0 2 5 6 7 Giants Down Orioles11-1 The Giants of the Ironw o o d Babe Ruth Baseball Leag u e ;rounced the Orioles 11-1 in a league contest that was staged at Monarch Field Tuesday evening. Tom McGrath was the winning pitcher in the contest and was aided to victory by a double and a single by Mike Palmgren, two singles off the bat of "Jumbo" Niemi and a double and a single by Milto Krznarlch. McGrath went the distance for the winners and allowed only four hits, walked four and struck out four. Fertile started the pitching duties for the losers and was relieved in the fifth inning by Lonsway. Together they struck out five, walked seven and allowed eight hits. Thee were no extra-base hits by the Orioles. Spahn, who has won 360 games and is tied for sixth place on the all-time list with Kid Nichols, offered to become a relief pitcher. "I'm willing to go to the bullpen," he told Sten gel. "I feel I can work my way back to starting." But the offer was rejected. Spahn, who doubled as pitch ing coach, received $73,500 lo his dual role. The ,Mets firs place his name on the regular waiver list where a claim would cost $20,000. When there were no takers, at that price, he was put up for a nominal $1 fee, for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. That makes him free to make a deal for himself. "This was not a move born of economy," Met General Manager George Weiss said. "We purchased him from Milwaukee knowing his salary. We thought he would help our club." Spahn did help for awhile. He won two of his first three starts, beating Los Angeles and San Francisco. Then he lost a 1-0 game to Philadelphia when opposing pitcher Jim Bunning hit a home run for the only run of the game. The Dodgers beat him twice by 2-1 scores, once behind Sandy Koufax and once with Don Drysdale. The veteran hurler's last victory came against Philadelphia May 24 but he has dropped eight of 10 starts since then. Lions, Hawks Chalk Up Wins In Ironwood Farm Lea g u e Baseball League action Wednesday morning at Randa Field, the Lions defeated the Bombers 9-4 in the first game and the Hawks beat the Red Raiders 4-1 in the second game. The Bombers started off the game in the first inning with ;hree runs coming across the plate on a homer by Blake. But due to a number of walks given up by the Bombers, the Lions pounced back with nine runs in one inning, putting a shock treatment on the Bombers. The Bombers scored one more run in the third inni n g while the Lions were held scoreless for the rest of the game The winning pitcher was P. Anderson with nine strikeo u t s and .he losing pitchers were T. Schmidt and P. Hermas, striking out eight. The big bat for' the Bombers was W. Blake with a home run and a double. The Hawks had the lead dur ing the whole second game with M. Skala holding on to a shutou until the bottom half of th fourth inning when one run man aged to cross the plate for th Raiders. The winning pitcher was Ska ja with eight strikeouts and th losing pitcher, going the dis tance, was B. Domin striki n i out 12. tests remaining with these two rivals. They are 5-6 with Minnesota, and have seven games to play with the red hot Twins. Manager Charlie Dressen wants help from a few more I players • His first worry is pitching. Larry Sherry and Fred Gladding performed brilliantly in elief early in the season but have s'ipped in the last month. Newromer Orlando Pena and Terry Fox then became the most reliable but Pena Injured his arm when he banged it against a batting cage. A return to form by Dave Wickersham would be most welcome. He was Dressen's No project during the layoff and ,he main attraction at a practice session Tuesday. The big righthander has lost eight straight after winning his first start and has had trouble jetting by the final innings in lis latest starts. Norm Cash appears to be on lis way back—he had two homers against Kansas Cit last weekend—but Bill Freehan has slipped again after showing some signs of recovering from his series of injuries. Mickey Lolich (9-4) and Steve Barber (7^6) are the scheduled starters in tonight's opener of the four-game set with the Orioles. Party? Don't goof. 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The tournament, for 13, 14 and 15-year-old youth baseb a 11 leagues affiliated with the national Babe Ruth League, Inc., will crown a district champion that will represent the Upp e r Peninsula in the Michigan BRL play-off openings July 24 in Belleville, Tournament Director John Bonovetz has announced the following pairings in the first round Friday: Ironwood faces Iron Mountain-Kingsford American in the 1 p.m. opener, Ishpeming meets Iron Mount a i n- Kingsford National at 3 p.m., and Bessemer plays Calumet 3-L-K at 5 p.m. Saturday semi-finals will match Escanaba, which drew a fi r s t •ound bye, against the winner of riday's first game at 2 p.m. The winners of Friday's second and third games meet Saturday at 4 p.m. Consolation and champi o n ship games are set for 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Sunday. Menominee. the 1964 Upper Peninsula Babe Ruth champion, will not be back to defend its title since that city is no longer affiliated with the national organization. Marquete, the 1963 winner, elected not to enter this year's play-off. There are four former champions seeking another downstat* trip, iron Mountain - Kingsford National won the crown in 1958, ron Mountain-Kingsford American in 1959, Ironwood in 1960 and Ishpeming in 1962. Minor League Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS International League Syracuse 5, Toronto 1 Rochester 7, Buffalo 6 Toledo 8, Atlanta 0 Jacksonville 5, Columbus 4 Pacific Coast League Oklahoma City 1, Arkansas 0 Denver 5. Seattle 4 Salt Lake 12, Spokane 4 San Diego 2, Indianapolis 0 Vancouver 5, Portland 4 Hawaii 9, Tacoma 5 Six foreign golfers played four rounds in the 1965 U.S. Open. In Ironwood Junior Miss Softball League action Wednes day evening at Randa Field the Sleight squad downed St. Ambrose 8-4 in the opener and in the nightcap the Newport unit beat Central by an 8-7 margin Next week's schedule is: Monday—Newport vs St. Ambrose in the first game and Central takes on Norrie in the second game. 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