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10 - Mon., May 10, 1965 Redlands Daily Facts Pinch hitters clinch big victory for Cincinnati By United Press International Dick Sisler has developed a serious penchant for pinching— and it hurts. Just ask the Pittsburgh Pirates, who are black and blue after Sisler's Cincinnati Reds literally pinched a 5-3 victory from them Sunday. The Cincinnati manager successfully employed five pinch- hitters and pinch-runners in the • ninlh inning against the Pirates as the Reds rallied for three runs to move into second place, two games behind Los Angeles. And why shouldn't Sisler summon his bench in an emergency? Cincinnati pinch-hitters are batting .545 this month with six hits in 11 appearances. Deron Johnson began the ninlh with a single. Chico Duiz, the first of along line of Reds pinchers, ran for Johnson, advanced to second when Pirate hurler Al JIcBean hit pinch- hitter Gordy Coleman with a pitch and scored on pinch- hitter Johnny Edward's single. After Leo Cardenas walked. Bob Veale relieved McBean and pinch swinger Frank Robinson promptly delivered a two - run single to score the decisive runs. Dodgers' Streak Ends San Francisco ended Los Angeles' five-game victory streak by whipping the Dodgers and Sandy Koufax, 6-3, Philadelphia defeated St. Louis 4-2, Houston beat Chicago 11-5 then lost the second game 7-1, and Milwaukee split with New York, winning 8-2 before dropping a 5-4 decision. Minnesota stopped Chicago 6-1, Washington shocked New York 5-4, Baltimore swept two from Detroit 7-1 and 5-4 in 12 innings. Cleveland took a pair from Boston 9-4 and 10-7 and Los Angeles toppled Kansas City 5-3 in American League action. Juan Marichal made a rare relief appearance and the seventh-place San Francisco Giants maintained their hex on Koufax at Candlestick Park in overhauling the league-leading Dodgers. The Giants rallied for four runs in the eighth against Koufax and reliever Bob Miller. Jay Alou, who hit a two-run homer in the fourth, kayoed Koufax with a single to score WilUe Mays with the trying run and Miller was touched for a sacrifice fly by Ed Bailey, Hal Lanier's squeeze bunt and a run-scoring single by Marichal, who won his fifth game in seven decision. Koufax has not won at Candlestick since Sept. 6, 1963. although he struck out 11 men Sunday. Torre Belts Three Joe Torre hit three home runs in the Braves doubleheader split, one a two-run poke in the opener in support of Tony Cloninger's six-hit pitching. The Mets tied up the nightcap in the seventh with pinch dou bles by Jim Hickman and Billy Cowan, two singles and two walks, then won the game in the ninth on Ed Kranepool's bases loaded single. Ernie Banks powered two home runs and lifted his runs- batted in total to 32 (the major league high) in the Cubs nightcap victory after the Astros had battered Bob Bubl and three relievers for 18 hits, including a homer and double by Rusty Staub good for five runs in the opener. Jim Wynn and John Bateman also homered for the Astros. Dick Ellsworth won the second game on a yield of five hits over 7 1-3 innings. The Cubs lost outfielder George Altman for a week to 10 days with a badly pulled thigh muscle in his right leg. He had to be carried from the field in the first inning of the opener. Dick Stuart hit a two - run homer and Johnny Callison also connected to send 20-game winner Ray Sadecki down to his fourth straight loss. Art Mahaffey, making his first start since last September, aUowed only five St. Louis hits before being relieved by Ed Roebuck in the ninth. Giants retain their hex, down LA. Dodgers 6-3 from Brooklyn said, "and I also had good stuff. I usually pitch all right against this team but haven't done any winning recently." Koufax, who fired a no- hitter past the Giants two-years ago Tuesday, was charged with his second loss of the season against three wins during a tense eighth inning. Willie Mays opened it by drawing a walk and Jim Ray Hart singled him to third. Jay Alou, who had hit a two run homer off Sandy in the fourth inning, tied the game with a single that scored Mays. The hits sent Koufax to the showers. Jim Davenport next SAN FRANCISCO (UPD- The San Francisco Giants retained their hex over the magnificent Sandy Koufax today even if they have trouble beating anybody else. After sustaining a 9-0 shellacking from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Don Drysdale's three-hitter Saturday, the Giants downed the league leaders and Koufax, 6-3, Sunday. A Sunday crowd of 40,596— Ihe largest to brave the gales this year at Candlestick Park- watched the Giants erupt for four runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Dodgers and check their winning streak at five straight. This also cut Koufax's lifetime mark over the Giants to 11-10 and left him without a win in the local park since Sept. 6, 1963. Last year, Sandy dropped both of his two decisions against the Giants. But he still can fan them. He retired 13 on strikeouts in the seven plus innings he worked Sunday and now has struck out ten or more men 62 times in his career. Southpaw Johnny Podres (2-0) is listed to start for the Dodgers tonight in Los Angeles when they host the surging Houston Colts and Dick Farrell (3-1). The Giants visit Santa Clara today (or an exhibition game then open a three game series here Tuesday night with the Chicago Cubs. Jack Sanford (21-) may get the starting call ' against the Bruins "Happy Mothers Day, fellows," manager Herman; Franks of the Giants rumbled]ace. won fourth, after Sunday's win. Then he] Top action of the evening was added, "I hope this starts us onjsupphed by San Bernardino's the way up. But, come to think | Ray Ford, who turned his car ''over after locking wheels with Chuck Becker Jr. and sliding into the wall. Ford was not hurt m the spectacular crash. Don "Boots" Hampt of Fontana also demolished the front end of his Oldsmobile stocker on the east turn in a tremendous crash but was not injured. The modified main event was a virtual repeat of last week, witli Vallie Engelauf of Riverside in first with Bob Simmons of Southgate finishing second. "Tiger" Jim Roessler and IXDI.WAPOLIS. Ind. (UPI)!Stan Scheidecker of San Ber- —W'itii only five (lays of prac -i ^ardino followed in that order. Becker wins Orange Show main event There was thri!l-a-rainute action at the Orange Show Speedway in San Bernardino Saturday night when Western States Racing Club presented the second double-header auto race of the season. Chuck Becker Sr., the "flying grandfatlier" of San Bernardino outdistanced his younger rivals by half a lap to win tlie crash-filled stock car main event. Chuck Robbins, last week's winner, was hard-pressed for second by Fred Peake of Men tone who finished third. Cecil JBuUard, Palm Springs drivmg of it, I've said that several • times before." Koufax took the loss in stride. "The Giants were hitting me pretty well," the left-hander Jim Clark aims at pole position : at Indianapolis : tice remaining before the start ; of f|ualifications for the annual • Memorial Day 500-mile auto race it appears as if Scotland's Jimmy Clark is aiming at the pole position for the second straight race. Clark continued to lead all : drivers at the speedway here Sunday with a 15S.8 miles per : hour unofficial speed over the ; 2'A-mile oval. It was the fastest • day of the year thus far, with : four drivers topping the 156 ; mark and 19 in • all getting onto the track. The speeds were forgotten, however, when 1963 champion Pamelli Jones, Torrance, Calif., went out for a few last laps shortly before closing time. "I was coming off the No. 2 turn when I suddenly heard a rattling," Jones said. "I thought it was a piston or rod going out so I shoved the car out of gear and turned her off." It wasn't a rod or gear. As Jones' rear-engine Lotus-Ford slowed, the right rear wheel came off in tlie backstretch. It was later determined the hub had broken. Jones said he was going only "25 or 30 when the wheel came off. Thank God I wasn't standing on it." Earlier, he had been timed at 156.4 m.p.h. Trophy dash winners were Jerry Prather in the stock car drivision and "Preacher" Rogers in the modifieds. Miss Sherri Smith of San Bernardino pre sented the trophys. The W.S.R.C. returns to the Orange Show Speedway next Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. for a full card of stock car racing. greeted reliever Bob Miller with a bunt to load the bases. A sacrifice fly by Ed Bailey and then Hal Lanier's sacrifice bunt brought in two more runs. Juan Marichal, who made a rare relief appearance and came out the winner, helped to nail down the triumph with a run scoring single. Jay Alou's two-run homer in the fourth came on what Koufax described as a "high pitch." But the Dodgers evened up the score, 2-2, in the sixth when Willie Davis powered his fourth of the year over the right field fence after Wes Parker had singled. Los Angeles took a 3-2 lead in the eighth as pinch-hitter Wally Moon delivered a bases loaded single off Marichal who had just taken over for Japan's Masanori Mb-akami. There were two out when Moon, now four for four as a pinch hitter and with four RBI's in that capacity, connected off Don Juan. Ron Fairly sought to streak home from second to score on the infield hit, a chopper that bounced over Marichal's head and rolled out toward second. But Lanier got the ball and nailed him on the throw to catcher Jack Hiatt. The play retired the side. Marichal had taken over after Murakami who was placed on the active list Saturday night, first had hit John Roseboro to load the bases then got Jim Lefebvre on a called third strike. The shuffling developed when Lou Johnson, a right handed hitter, came up to face southpaw Murakami. Franks then waived in right-hander Marichal and Johnson was replaced by the southpaw swingmg Moon. In this case. Moon got his hit mstead of becoming just another at bat. Dennis Ralsfon wraps up his fhird-fn-o-row UR nine leads SCIAC after double victory LOS ANGELES (UPI) - The last time anyone won the South- em California men's singles tennis title three years in a row was way back m 1888-89 - 90— until Dennis Ralston came along. Ralston, the nation's No. 1- ranked amateur, wrapped up his third in a row Sunday by disposing of Davis Cupper Arthur Ashe of UCLA in straight sets, 8-6, 6-2. He equaled Jack Kramer's mark of four titles, since he also won the 1960 tournament when he was only 17. The temperemental Bakersfield, Calif., resident was left off the Davis Cup team for next month's challenge round by non - playmg captain George MacCall because he left a tour­ nament m Texas last month. But he whipped two of the six men named for the team in this tournament. Besides Ashe. Ralston topped Davis Cupper Charles Pasarell, Puerto Rico and formerly of UCLA, in a marathon 4 hour, 25 minute match in, the semifinals Saturday, 13-11, 11 - 13, 5-7, 6-4 and 10-8. Ralston and Tom Edlefsen of use, another Davis Cupper, were beaten in the doubles finals by India's Ramanathan Krishnan and Hugh Stewart of Pasadena. Krishnan and Stewart won it, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Billie Jean Moffitt of Long Beach, Calif., defeated Kafhy Harter of Seal Beach, Calif., 6-3, 6-1 to win the women's me. Twenty-three innings of baseball gave the University of Redlands Bulldogs wins number 9 and 10 m SCIAC action Saturday against arch-foe Whittier college on the UR diamond. Coach Paul Taylor's mound- men came up with a 7-6 win in the opener of the doubleheader and then came back in the 15- inning nightcap for a tight 3-2 victory and No. 1 spot in conference standings. Whittier, 8-3, is second. Flip Wilson pinch-hit a ninth inning clutch single to pull the STANDINGS National League W. L. Pet. GB Los Angeles 16 7 .696 Cincinnati 14 9 .609 2 Houston 15 10 .600 2 Philadelphia 11 11 .500 4y= Milwauke 10 10 .500 Chicago 11 12 .478 5 San Francisco 11 13 .458 5V2 St. Louis 10 12 .455 5Vi New York 9 15 .375 7V '2 Pittsburgh 8 16 .333 8 '/2 American League W. L. Pet. GB Chicago 14 7 .667 Minnesota 13 7 .650 M Los Angeles 15 9 .625 vi Cleveland 11 8 .579 2 Baltimore 12 10 .545 2 '/2 Detroit 10 11 .476 4 Washington 10 14 .417 5Vi New York 9 13 .409 51'i Boston 8 12 .400 5'.i Kansas City 5 16 .238 9 Terriers win CIF in Bee tennis matcli The Redlands high doubles duo of Doug 'Verdieck and Jim Sheldon won the CIF Class B tournament Saturday to give the Terriers the team championship with 21 points. Second place in the tourney, held at Santa Ana, went to Santa Monica with 19 while Mark Keppel had 18. Tomorrow, the Terrier champs v/ill be back in CBL action when they tangle with Pacific high Pirates at 3 p.m. on the RHS courts. Also gaining points in the CIF Santa Ana tourney for the Redlands team championship were Rich Jimenez who reached the quarter-finals in the singles and Chris Hill who fought his way to the consolation semi-finals. Redlands results: Doubles Quarter-finals — Verdieck & Sheldon (Redlands) def. Hoffman & Wodsall (Inglewood), 6-1. 6-4; semifmals — Verdieck & Shelton def. Krohd & Westdale (Mark Keppel), 2-6, 6-3, 6-4; finals — Verdieck & Shelton def. Fort & Lawrence (Santa Monica), 6-2, 6-1. Singles Quarter - finals — Jimenez (Redlands) lost to Krug (Rolling HiUs), 6-2, 6-3. Consolation quarter-finals — HiU (Redlands) def. Johns (Moreno Valley), 6-0. Astros collide with Dodgers in series Banning's blast came after Bob Beck doubled and Derek Shelton walked with one away. Twirler Gary Sherman pitched both victories. He survived four errors and five unearned runs to go the distance in the opener with a nine hitter. Sherman came in for the second game in the 13th inning and was strong for the final three. Jim Hogan was tremendous in the second game, striking out 11 in his 12 innings. He left with the score tied 2-2. The coaching strategy paid UR nine out of a tie and give j off for Redlands when it them the 7-6 wm in the opener. The second game, finally completed at 7:30 p.m., saw Tom counted. Pinch runner Daryl Idler, one of the fastest Bulldogs, scored the winning run in the Banning drive a sharp double!opener, into center field for the victory, | Running for Bill Townsend, he 3 -2. itook second on Dayton Dickey's New records set at 39th annual Fresno Relays LOS ANGELES (UPI)—The amazmg Houston Astros, who have been orbiting tlie National League at a fantastic pace in recent weeks, collide with the pace-setting Los Angeles Dodg ers tonight in the first game of a four-game series. Trailing the Dodgers by only two games and in a tie for second place, the Astros called on an ex-Dodger, Dick Farrell, to hurl in the opener. Farrell is 3-1 thus far in 1965 and he opposes Johnny Podres. 2-0, who takes another big step along his comeback trail in fseeking a win over the Astros. Houston's ascent to the first division came on a 10-game winning streak. The string of victories started after the - Astros had gotten off to a slow 2-6 start. But since then the club has been playing like champions. The Dodgers, however, also have been swmgtng hot bats. Los Angeles had a five-game winning streak going until San Francisco chilled their traditional foes, 6-3, Sunday. Although the clubs have not met this season, the leading Dodger batters against Houston last year were catcher John Roseboro who hit .400; Maury Wills who baited .338; Ron Fairly witli a .323 average and Wes Paj-ker who batted .308. Ex-Dodger Bobby Aspromoii- te wielded tlie big stick for tlie Astros against the Dodgers in 1964 with an average of .345. And another ex-Dodger, Bobby Lillis, also had success against his former club, hitting .300. The rest of the Astros had mediocre success. Foltowing tonight's contest, the Dodgers get their first look at Houston's pitching sensation, Dave Giusti, 5-0, Tuesday night. He will oppose Claude Osteen. FRESNO, CaUf. (UPI)—Ratcliffe Stadium, Fresno State's "home of World records," added some more to its imposing list today thanks to the usual cluster of brilliant performances Saturday at the 39th annual Fresno Relays. Stanford's 440 yard relay team, a comparative outsider, shocked the experts by breaking the world mark with a time of 39.7. Then Oklahoma State's Aggies sent another world standard crashing in taking the two mile relay in 7:18.3. The Indians, with star dash- man Larry Questad running the anchor lap after he had won the 100 yard dash in a hot 9.3 lowered the record of 39.9 set by an Australian team in 1964. The rest of the tribe team was made up of Eric Frische, Dale Rubin and Bob Mclnlyre. Oklahoma S t a t e's Jimmie Metcalf, John Terry. Tom Van Ruden and Dave Terry combined to smash the 7:19.0 clock- mg set by Oregon State in 1963 and tied by Villanova a year later. After some revised bookwork, it w-as announced that Brigham Young had won the team title with 32 points while Southern California and San Jose State were tied for second at 31 apiece. New Mexico, the favorite, tallied 30 points for fourth spot. sacrifice and held second when John Jenkins beat out an infield hit. Then Wilson's single broke it up. Shelton blasted out a key two- run double in the opening game for Redlands. With the twin wins, the UR team is 10-1 in SCIAC play, losing its one game to the Poets a week ago. Wednesday, the Bulldogs tangle with Cal Tech in an away game and Saturday they meet Occidental on the Tigers field. FIRST GAME Whittier AB R. H. Hales 3b 4 1 1 Albao cf 4 0 1 Heck lb 4 0 2 Waters p 3 1 1 Beller ss 4 0 1 Martin 2b 4 1 0 Coffman If 3 2 1 McLain c 3 0 1 Coats rf 2 1 1 Totals 31 6 9 U. of Redlands AB R. H. Wegner 2b 4 1 1 .'^cres ss 1 1 1 Beck rf 4 1 2 Shelton cf 4 1 1 Banning 3b 4 0 1 Townsend lb 4 0 2 Idler pr 0 1 0 Dickey If 3 0 1 Jenkins c 3 1 2 Sherman p 3 1 0 Wilson ph 1 0 1 Totals 31 FORT WORTH, Tex. (UPD- Near-sighted George Knudson nursed a one-stroke lead in today's rain-delayed final round of the 8100,000 Colonial National Invitation golf tournament, hoping for a wire-to-wire victory worth 15 notches on the pro fiscal list. For the 27-year-old Canadian who wears glasses because he couldn't see "two feet beyond the tip of my nose, if I didn't," could pick up S20,000 with first place and would soar from 18th to 3rd in the season's earnings. Knudson had started out in fine fashion Sunday to protect his slender lead over challengers Bruce Crampton and Tony Lema when lightening and torrents of rain forced postponement of the final round until SETS WORLD RECORD MOSCOW (UPI)—Viktor Ku- rentsov of the U.S.A.R. set a world record for middleweights Sunday with a total of 450 kilograms (992 pounds) in three standard lifts. His total was 2.5 kilograms (six pounds) better thas the former mark held by Soviet Alexander Kurynov. Robinson ignores broken thumb, p/nc/] hits winner Indians chalk up three wins By United Press International The Stanford Indians just keep pulling away from the field in the powerful California Intercollegiate Baseball Association. The Indians clialked up three victories during the weekend, including a 2-1 squeaker over Southern California Friday in a battle between the nation's two top - ranked college teams. With the big one out of the way, tiie Stanford team breezed to a pair of victories over the University of California at Santa Barbara Saturday by scores of 10-0 and 4-1. The loss to Stanford apparently took its toll on the Trojans. They suffered two more defeats S a t u r d ay at Berkeley, ' By United Press International Brooks Robmson's thumb resembled a small tomato. The thumb was fractured and Baltimore Manager Hank Bauer was forced to remove the American League's most valuable player of 1964 from the starting Imeup in the second game of Sunday's doubleheader for the first time in 29 games. Robinson was taken to a hospital, supposedly lost to tl^e team for three to 10 days. "But it wouldn't surprise me if Robinson is in there sooner," ventured Bauer, "because he's the kind of guy who doesn't know what it's like not to play." Sure enough, m the 12th inning of the second game with the Orioles and Detroit Tigers deadlocked 4-4, up stepped Robinson as a pinch-hiter. He drove a single past pitcher Fred Gladdmg, moved to second when Gladding hit Paul Balir and scored the winning run on Norm Siebem's two-out smgle. The triumph gave the Orioles a 7-1 and 5 -4 sweep of the Tigers. Finishes Out Game Robinson injured the thumb Saturday when he was hit by a Hank Aguirre pitch in the fifth inning. He played the entire game and the first four innings pain became unbearable. He was dispatched to the hospital for x-rays where the fracture was discovered, but then returned to the park for possible pinch-hitting duties. "They said it would take 10 days for the swellmg to go down," Robinson revealed "but that it would be up to me to play when I felt I could. It does not hurt me to swing a bat, but I have trouble throwing. Luckily, I won't have to have a cast put on." Al Kaline and WilUe Horton George Knudsen nurses one-stroke lead in Texas today. He had parred the first two holes, which was as far as he got before the siren's wail called the players off the course, in much the same steady stroking that had marked his 68-71-70 — 209 thus far. So did Australia's Crampton, who packed a 71-68-71—210 into the final round. But Lema had started out par-bogey and fallen off the pace from his 71-69-70— 210 for 54 boles. Juan Rodriguez and Doug Sanders, who finished the three- quarters pole three strokes back at 212 with Al Geiberger, Don January, Gardner Dickinson and Julius Boros had picked up first hole burdies and had caught Lema in third place. 12 Whittier 001 301 1—6 9 4 U. of Redlands 005 001 1—7 12 4 SECONR GAME Whittier AB R. H. Hales 3b 6 0 2 Albao cf 5 1 1 Heck If-lb 6 0 0 Waters lb 3 0 2 Pusico If 2 0 0 Beller ss 5 0 0 Martin 2b 6 0 1 Coffman rf 5 0 0 McLain c 5 1 0 Kallander p 1 0 0 Skinner p 2 0 0 Coats ph 1 0 0 Dudley p 1 0 0 Totals 48 2 S U. of Redlands .-^B R. H. Wegner 2b 5 2 1 Acres ss 5 0 1 Beck rf 7 1 2 Shelton cf 5 0 0 Banning 3b 6 0 2 Townsend lb 3 0 0 Idler pr 0 0 0 Heck lb 2 0 2 Dickey If 2 0 0 Wilson If 3 0 0 Jenkins c 5 0 0 Hogan p 4 0 0 Moore ph 1 0 0 Sherman p 1 0 0 Totals 47 3 9 Whittier 001 000 001 000 000—2 6 2 U.R. .. .101 000 000 000 001—3 8 S son to help the Twms edge within a half-game of the league-leading White Sox. Zoilo Versalles also homered for Minnesota and Jimmy Hall added two run-scoring singles off loser Bruce Howard. Little Jose Cardenal boosted the surging Los .Angeles Angels within a halfgame of the lead also by powering a two-run homer and stealing home for another run against the Athletics. The Senators beat Whiley Ford for only the seventh time accounted for all of Detroit's i in 43 decisions against the New where the Bears came from be- liind twice to w^in 2-1 and 4-3. of the opener Sunday before the runs in the night cap with a t\vo-run homer apiece. The winner was Dick Hall, who struck out Gates Brown with the bases loaded in the 12th. Cleveland took two from Boston 9-4 and 10-7. Washmgton whipped New York 5-4, Minnesota toppled Chicago 6-1 and Los Angeles clipped Kansas City 5-3, m other American League games. National League action found San Francisco defeating Los Angeles 6-3, Cincinnati nipping Pittsburgh 5-3 and Philadelphia stopping St. Louis 4-2. Milwaukee beat New York 8-2 then lost 5-4 and Houston battered Chi cago 11-5 before losing 7-1 in the second game. Twins Near Sox Camilo Pascual (4-0) scattered seven hits and slammed his second home run of the sea- York lefty and the Yankees lost three out of four games to the Senators in Washmgton for the first time in 18 years. Washington scored the decisive run without benefit of a hit in the eighth on a pair of walks, a hit batsman and a passed ball. Phil Linz and Hector Lopez homered for the Yanks. Fred Whitfield pounded out seven hits and drove in six runs as the Indians raked Boston pitching for 32 hits in their double triumph. Sam McDowell won the opener on a yield of five hits in 7 2-3 innings and Sonny Siebert took the nightcap with relief help in the eighth. Siebert and Rocky Colavito homered for the Indians while Tony Conigliaro hit two homers and Lee Thomas also connected in the second game for Boston.

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