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Braves Boost Lead to 8 Games Pat Seerey Gets 4 Homers as White Sox Beat A's 12-11 By CARL, LUNDQUIST New York, (U.R)—They say travel is broadening and the way the Boston Braves are broadening their first place lead by winning games on road trips it must be so. Since the Braves, now 8 full games in first place in the National league race, "hit the road" on their 3rd western invasion of the year they have won 5 out of 6 games, climaxing the junket with a double embarrassment of the Pirates at Pittsburgh, 10-2 and 3-1 Sunday. Nelson Potter won his first National league triumph in the opener, being abetted by a 5- TUII first inning in which Jeff Probable Pitchers AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland (Lemon 13-7) at W a s h i n gton (Thompson 2-2)— night. Chicago (Grove 2-8 and Wight 5-8) at Philadelphia (Marchildon 6-7 and Fowler 8-2) 2 games (twi- night). Detroit (Trout 9-10) at New york (Hiller 3-1)—night. St. Louis (Sanford 7-9) at Boston (Parnell 5-5)—night. NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston (Sain 12-6) at Pittsburgh (Ostermueller 5-2)—night. New York (Jansen 10-5) at Cincinnati (Peterson 2-8). Philadelphia (Leonard 8-8) at Chicago (Rush 2-6). Brooklyn (Barney 5-5) at St. Louis (Breechen 9-4). Heath hit a grand slam homer off Elmer Riddle who took his 3rd straight beating. In the 2nd game, Rookie Vernon Bickford registered his 6th victory, keeping Pittsburgh scoreless until Ralph Kiner hit his 100th homer in the 9th in less than 3 full major league seasons. It was his 26th of the year. Alvin Dark and Bob Elliott hit Boston homers. Tribe Increases Lead Cleveland's American league leaders also won a pair, 2-1 and 6-4 in 12 innings at Washington TAT SEEREY —Has Field Day _ _ to go li games in front. In th 2nd game Bob Feller was batted out for tlie 2nd time in -3 days But Dale Mitchell's triple and ? long fly provided the winning run for Relief Hurler Sam Zoldak. Gene Bearden won his 9th game in the opener in which Jim Hegan tripled home with the winning Seerey, the guy nobody wanted because he got too fat, had his greatest day in baseball when he hit 4 homers in an 11-inning, 12-11 White Sox victory over the Athletics at Philadelphia, the final smash winning the game. It marked the first time in 12 years and the 3rd time in this century that a player had hit 4 homers in a game. The others to do so were Chuck Klein of the Phils in a 10-inning game in 1936 and Lou ning 2nd game, winning 6-1 as Bill McCahan scored his first vic- ory. Bosox Continue Climb The 4th place Red Sox, just as hot as their fellow townsmen the Braves, came from behind in both games to defeat the Browns, 12-5 and 7-6 at Boston. Two 6-run ral- ies, the first sparked by Birdie Tebbetts' 3-run homer gave Bos. the opener after St. Louis took a 4-0 lead. The Browns also got off in front, 4-0 in the nightcap but Boston gradually reduced the margin and went ahead to stay with 4 runs in the 4th, 3 on Dom DiMaggio's triple. Hal Newhouser became the top winner in the majors when he pitched 6-hit ball to score his 14th victory and his 3rd over the Yankees 5-3 after which New York took the nightcap 12-5 with 15 hits in 6 innings. The game was called after the Tiger 7th because o£. darkness and general boredom, Pitcher Tommy Byrne having walked 10 batters in winning his 2nd game. Hoot Evers' grand slam homer, g a v e Newhouser his margin. Yogi Berra hit a Yankee homer in the nightcap. The 3 new National league managers, Burt Shotton of Brooklyn, Leo Durocher of New York, and Dusty Cooke of the Phils, proved themselves to be fine between games "orators" as they pepped their clubs up to win 2nd games after they lost their open- Major League STANDINGS AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Cleveland 49 Philadelphia 51 New York 47 Boston 44 Detroit 41 Washington 35 St. Louis 29 30 35 34 36 41 46 49 51 Pet. .620 .593 .580 .550 .500 .432 .372 .338 Chicago 26 Sunday Results Detroit 5-4; New York 3-12. Cleveland 2-6; Washington 1-4. St. Louis 5-6; Boston 12-7. Chicago 12-1; Philadelphia 11-6. Saturday Results Philadelphia 5; Cleveland 0. Chicago 9; Washington 7. New York 4; St. Louis 0. Detroit 3; Boston 1. NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Boston 50 St. Louis 41 Brooklyn 40 40 39 Philadelphia 39 Pittsburgh New York 32 39 38 39 39 44 45 46 Pet. .610 .513 .513 .506 ,500 .470 .458 .432 July 19, ms M»«»n City «(*fc«-Gai*ttt, Legionnaires Score Pair of Victories by 6-3, 26-10 cttr ,v By RICK MEREDITH Sports Writer Roosevelt field trembled under a 50-hit batting show rattled out by the Mason City Legionnaires and the Dubuque White Sox over the weekend with the home team coming out on top in both clashes, Saturday night by 6-3 and Sunday afternoon 26-10 (both games of baseball). A combined crowd of 2,000 saw the games which were athletic benefits for the Maroon club of Holy Family school. Out oi the holocaust of hits came Harold Kornbaum with a well- turned 9-hitter Satuwlay night for the Legionnaires and Stellar Gus DeMarco came in to squirt out the fire in Sunday's slugfest. BOXSCORES DUBUQUE—3 AB Schlueter, n « * OttavJ. 2b * Schilti, c S Breitbach, Ib 6 Mathis, cf 6 Kieffer, Kb 2 Eberhardt, If * Loats, rf * Hlpiehen, p ....'. 3 R 0 1 \ 0 0 0 0 1 0 [Wins Regatta Lake O k o b o j i— Clear Lake , grabbed all the honors in the an* nual inter-lake regatta between i Okoboji and'Clear Lake tUUUJl auu ~" —•—y,, T alrji »l In the 2 day meet, Clear Lake "took both awards in class X, the Kunz trophy B^en for wmmng 2 3 races and the Mendenhall o o)of 3 J»| T 'rav for" the most points. Totals MASON CITY—<i run. Pat Gehrig of the Yankees in The Sox made 24 hits in the Seerey-paced spree, but Philadelphia quieted them in the 5-in- ers. Shotton's address must have been the most impressive for the Dodgers made 13 runs in 2 innings for old Burt, then coasted to a 13-4 win over the Cards at St. Louis -after losing the opener 6-3 in the llth when Terry Moore hit a 3-run homer. Shotgun Shuba of the Dodgers and Enos Slaughter of St. Louis also got first game homers and Stan Musial got his 22nd off Hank Bern-man, who pitched 6-hit ball for his 3rd straight victory in the nightcap. The Cards and Dodgers moved into a 2nd place tie ahead of skidding Pittsburgh. Sauer Gets 25th Homer Ken Raffensberger of Cincinnati blanked the Giants 3-0 for Cincinnati 38 Chicago 35 Sunday Results Brooklyn 3-13; St. Louis 6-4. Philadelphia 2-6; Chicago 3-4. Boston 10-3; Pittsburgh 2-1. New York 0-8; Cincinnati 3-2. Saturday Result? New York 6; Philadelphia 5. Brooklyn 8-10; Cincinnati 4-4. Chicago 4; Boston 1. Philadelphia 11; St. Louis 10. Lots of Homers DiMarco Saturday clouted ona 34 AB B. Henely, 2b 4 G. DIMarco, 3b 4 Blanchard, » * Bruns, Ib 2 Day, c 3 Barracks, rf 3 Hotue, If ANN CASEY —Right Sharp Game Record Round Shot by Casey Ann Casey of Mason City, a ranking player in national women's golf circles, set a non-competitive course record for women at the Mason City Country club Saturday afternoon when she fired a 74 over the long, 6,400 yard layout;. his 2nd straight shutout, but Durocher's boys came back to win the nightcap for old Leo 8-2 as Clint Hartung and Clem Dreisewerd scattered 6 hits, 1 of them Hank Sauer's 25th homer. Frankie Baumboltz and Virgil Stallcaup each made 4 hits in the Reds' opening triumph. After Rookie Robin Roberts hit 2 batters in the 9th to force home the winning run in a 3-2 Chicago victory, the Phils came back to win 6-4 when Del Ennis hit his 14th homer, a double and single, driving in 3 runs to pace a 17-hit attack. Juniors Get by Waterloo 1-0 3-Hit Game by VerHelst Edgington, Berger Combine for Run By JIM VANHEEL Sports Editor The Mason City Junior Legion baseball team moved* a step closer to a berth in the 4-team state tournament field Sunday afternoon at Roosevelt field by defeating Waterloo 1-0 before 900 fans in a game which went 2 extra innings. The game was the first_of a best 2 out of 3 series in the inter-district playoffs. The next game is to be played at Waterloo Thursday afternoon with the 3rd site yet to be determined in case Waterloo should square the series. 3-Hit Ball Game Glen Edgington, a reserve on Coach Elmer Starr's strong club, provided part of the winning punch in the last of the 8th. inning to go with a well pitched 3- hit ball game by big Jim Ver- Helst. VerHelst hurled 9 scoreless innings against Waterloo and was due to lead off the Mason City half of the 9th frame at the plate. Under an agreement between Junior Legion baseball and the Iowa High School Athletic association, a pitcher is limited to 9 innings on the mound so VerHelst was lifted from the game and Edgington sent in as a pinch hitter; Berger Drives in Run Harold Neighbors, who had given up only 5 hits for Waterloo, saw his first pitch to Edgington slammed to left centerfield for a triple. Dick Colloton then grounded out. Third Baseman Bud Berger, who had 2 previous singles at the plate, then accounted for the only run of the game as he planted a clean single to leftfield to score Edgington. The victory was the 4th Mason City has scored over Waterloo this season. Previous wins were by 12-2, 9-0 and 8-7 scores, the 8-7 game also being a 9-inning extra stanza affair. The defeat was the 5th for Waterloo in 18 games this season and marked the 22nd win for Mason City as against 3 defeats. The win was also the 8th straight chalked up by Coach Elmer Starr's classy club. 13 Batters Fanned VerHelst was in command all the way although Waterloo got one runner as far as 3rd base. That came in the 9th inning as the result of a walk and an error. He had 13 strikeouts in the game while Neighbors registered 9 in the tight affair. Inability of Mason City to hit in the clinch sent the game into extra innings. Mason City had a total of 12 runners stranded in the game. In the 5th and 7th frames the local club had the sacks loaded with 2 out but Leo Chimbidis fanned both times to end the threat. The only extra base hit off Ver- Helst was made by Jack Bender in the 8th inning when he stretched a pop ball into short leftfield intc a double. The boxscore: WATERLOO—0 Finch, ss Miller, Ib Neighbors, p . Matous, Hb .... Kemp, cf Surface, c AB R. 0 .1 < 0 0 H ro 0 5 (I I) Iowa Baseball HARLES CITY JUNIORS DROP 11 INNING GAME Charles City—The Jensen-Dunn _,egion Junior baseball team of Des Moines won an 11 inning struggle at Charles City Sunday afternoon from Charles City 5-4. Both teams got 6 hits. Christensen had 13 strikeouts for Charles :ity. JENSEN-DUNN .. 201 001 00» 01—5 i! 2 31IARLES CITY.. 200 101 OUl» 0(1—I « •! Batteries: llotla., Delmagc and Gustafon »nd Delmage; Christensen »nd Ncw- CARPENTER RETAINS BORDER LINE LEAD Carpenter — Carpenter retained the top spot in the Border Line league here Sunday afternoon by blasting Plymouth 15-5. Perkins and Jaspers split the mound duties lor the winner and gave up only 7 hits. Meanwhile Carpenter pounded out 13 safe blows and the winners were aided by 7 Plymouth errors. Carpenter has a 7-2 mark in loop play. Kanawha Site for District Boone, (/P)—Pairings for the 4 district state high school summer baseball tournament next week were announced Saturday by the Iowa High School Athletic association. The tournaments will be played at Iowa City, Kanawha, Storm Lake and Waverly. Complete pair- The 74 was just 3 over men's par and was achieved through a pair of 37s. On the front 9 she had 8 pars and a bogie. On the back 9 she had 5 pars, a birdie and 3 bogies. Miss Casey fired her record score while playing with City Champion Lyle Humphrey in a high wind. It was the best score posted Saturday at the Country club and 2 strokes better than the' round posted by Humphrey .as he got in a practice round for defense of his city crown. The card: Par Out 444 435 435—36 Casey Out 445 435 435—37 Par In 444 434 345—35 Casey In 443 444 446—37 Seerey Receives Bonus From Fan for Homer Splurge Philadelphia, (/P)—The 4 home- runs pounded out by Pat Seerey in a single game Sunday meant $500 in the pocket of the big Chicago White Sox leftfielder—and a raft of the longest home runs to le£t- field ever seen at Roosevelt. But it was just one of 7 homers belted by the locals in the 2 games. Others to join the home run club were Paul Bruns, Mike Lloyd, Duane Jewell and Pee wee Day* Bruns got a round - tripper in each game. Lloyd smacked 2 Sunday and both apples DI MARCO were still in flight when they sailed by the rightfield fence. Catcher Eddie Schiltz got a 4-ply knock for the White Sox Saturday. Jewell, cf 3 Kurnbaum, p 3 Totals '"J Score by innings: nUBUQUE In the C class, Clear Lake re- 9 24 101 ceived the Gould cup for taking H PO A | the series and the Cory cup for the most points. . The top performers in each division: X class-Dick Brown, Jean Marty and Mike Swale, all of Clear Lake. C class-Chuck Crane and Dave Butler of Clear Lake and John Schwartz of Okoboji. i 2 0 10 10 3 0 1 0 8 27 on-: 100—s ft i 1-J3 OOx—« X 'I Jewell, Hourly; onu .001) runs MASON CITY Errors, Schlltz, batted In, Schlltz :;. Ilruns ^, Jewell 'i., DIMarco, Hogue two-base hit, Ilofue; home runs, DIMarco, Jewell, Brans, Schlueter; stolen bases, Otlavt, Bruns; sacrifices, F-lhlueler; double play, Bruns unassisted; left on bases, Dubuque 11, Mason City 3; bases on balls, off Kornbaum G, Hlpschen 4; strike-outs, Kornbaum 10, lllpscben 0; wild pitches, Kornbaum 3; umpires, Hert and Hahn; time, 1:58. DUBUQTJE— ID AB K H PO A Schlueter, ss ...... C 2 'i. 1 Ottavl, 2b ........ 5 0 0 2 Schlltz, c ......... 3 3 2 r, Hlpschen, Ib, p . . . fi 2 2 H Mathls, rf ........ 5 Kleffer, 3b ........ 4 Eberhardt, If ..... 5 Loats, cf .......... 4 Breitbach, p, Ib . .. 5 Totals Kornbaum spaced the Saturday hits very effectively. He gave up none in the 5th, 2 in the 6th and only one in each of the other 7 Innings. A streak of wildness caught him after he issued his first walk in the 5th but his Legionnaire mates were tagging Doc Hipschen for extra base blows. There was no score in the Saturday game until the last of the 4th when DiMarco exploded his wallop, the first solid hit off Hipschen. The ball was high in tho air past the last light pole, stayed that way for more than 425 feet and rolled beyond 550. Jewell followed with his 2-run 4-bagger in the 5th. Bruns came up with his in the next frame. Dubuque had objected to a 3-1 count after he attempted to bunt. The decision was reversed to 2-2 and Bruns promptly belted the next pitch far into leftfield, sending DiMarco, who had singled, in ahead of him, Dubuque got a pair in the 6th as Schiltz' homer sent Cuz Ottavi in ahead. Ottavi had singled. Bud Loats scored in the 7th on a hit and 2 wild pitches. But other than that the White Sox found Kornbaum bearing down in the clutches. He struck out 10 while MASON CITY—20 B, Henely, 2b DIMarco, 3b Blanchard, BE .... zBruns, Ib Day, c Lloyd, it , Jewell, If, 3b ... Diaz, cf, 2b AB 4 0 1 0 1 1 10 K 1 4 4 a :; i a '> i i 12 II 24 PO HI 3 3 1 1 3 1 (I 0 Hogue, p, If 4 Dallas, If ~ Duncan, rf 1 R. llencly, If 1 Totals 52 2B 21 27 14 zBruns ran for Day in Ctu. Score by Innings: DUBUQUE 321310000—10 12 8 MASON CITV ... 001 087 six—20 21 4 Errors: Kicfer 3, Jewell 3, Schlueter, Ottavi, Hipschcn, Mathis. Loats, DIMarco, Lloyd; runs batted In, Day 5, Blancliard 4, Bruns 4, Lloyd ^, Kieffer 3, Dallas 2. Diaz 2, DiMarco, Hogue, Ottavl, Mathis; 2 base hits, Schlueter, Kieffer, Breitbach, Lloyd, Day, Bruns; homeruns, Lloyd 2, Day, Bruns: stolen base, Ottavi; left on bases, Dubuque 10, Mason City !»; bases on bails, off Breitbach 4, Hogue 3, DIMarco 3, Hipschen 2; strikeouts, by Breitbach 5, Ho£ue 3, Hipschen; hits, off Hogue, 7 for a runs in 3 1/3 innings, DiMarco, 5 for 1 run in 3 2/3 innings; Breitbach, 15 for 19 runs in 5 2/3 Innings, Hlpschen, fi or 7 runs in 2 1/3 Innings; hit by pitcher, DiMarco (Hipss!>en and SchliU) by Hipschen (Jewell); wild pitches, Breitbach, DiMarco; winning pitcher, DiMarco; losing pitcher, Breitbach; umpires, Hahn and Dirksen; time, Ghezzi Wins Meet W/th 17 Under Par Pittsburgh, (U.P.) — Vic Ghezzi, angular Englewood, N. J., veteran, who shoots good golf every time out, pocketed $2,600 in prize money after shooting the best game of his career to win the Dapper Dan Invitational tournament. Coming in 17 strokes under par Sunday, the curly-haired Ghezzi carded a 72-hole total of 271 for his first major victory of the current season. Ghezzi led from start to finish. He scored a record-breaking 66 in the 1st round, duplicated that figure in the 2nd round and posted a 70 in the 3rd round. He finished Sunday's final round on the Alcoma with a 3-under par 69 . to beat runnerup Jimmy Demaret of Ojai, Cal., by 6 strokes. Demaret's overall total of 277 was 11 strokes under par. The dapper Californian earned 2nd prize money of $1,900. Lloyd Mangrum of Chicago and Ed Furgol of Pontiac, Mich., finished in a tie for 3rd place, each carding 281's. Each earned .$1,275 and Mangrum, who now has a total season's earnings of $20,421.99, went into 1st place in that department ahead of Ben Hogan. 2nd with $20,197.50. I Sterner, If j] Bender, rf Koeder, ~b Totals ~'J MASON CITY—I D. Colloton, ss •* Berger, r<b ... Murr, cf Bennett, c ... Chimbidis, Ib Holder, If :| 4 :; :i 3 - uu AR 1 5 :| i> D n <) 0 n 0 0 R II II 0 n V n n •; n j 0 a H I :i i n 0 i !) 1 0 1 25 PO L I 1 1 0 0 n 0 :t 0 A o 1) n a J. Collolnn, Zb « Wright, rf I Postma, rf 3 VerHelst, p : > Edginxton, X 1 Totals 32 I 7 27 8 x batted for Ver Heist In Oth. Score by inninjs: WATERLOO «flO 000 000—032 MASON CITY 000 0110 001—1 72 Errors, Chimnidis, Finch, Miller, J. Col- lolon; runs batted in, Berger; two-base hit. Bender; three-base hit, Edglngton; stolen bases, Murr, Matons; sacrifices, I Colloton; double play. Finch (unassisted); left on bases, Waterloo B; Mason City 12; bases on balls, Neighbors 4; Ver- Helst 3; strike-outs, Neighbor* 0, Ver- Helst. 13: hit by pitcher, by Neighbors (Chlmbidis); umpires, Dlrksen and II»hn; time, 2:01. KENSETT WINS 2-1 GAME OVER JOICE Joice—Kensett nipped Joice 2-1 in a Border Line league game here Sunday in a tight pitcher's battle. Thompson of Kensett allowed only i « 3 hits and fanned 14 Joice batters while Tweed gave up 4 hits and whiffed 16 Kensett players. Kensett now has a league mark of 7-3 while Joice has 5-5. Lindflott starred at the plate for the winners with a pair of triples. * BANCROFT DEFEATS ROCKWELL 11-8 Rockwell—The Bancroft Lions defeated Rockwell 11-8 here Sunday afternoon. Rockwell led in both the 4th and 7th innings but couldn't stop the Lions. Bancroft made 15 hits and played errorless bali behind the pitching of Donohue who gave up 14 blows to the losers. Clark and Peterson hurled for Rockwell. ings for the Storm Lake meet await the outcome of the Manning- Grand Junction sectional tournament title contest. AT IOWA CITY Burlington vs. Cedar Rapids (Wilson), Monday. Dysart ys. Iowa City, Monday. Final Wednesday 8 p. m.) AT KANAWHA Ayrshire vs. Kanawha, Monday 3 p. m. Stanhope vs. Whittemore (Presentation Academy), Monday 1:30. (Final Wednesday 2:30 p. m.) AT STORM LAKE Atlantic vs. bye. Hayes (Storm Lake) vs. Manning or Grand Junction (Monday) Meriden vs. bye. Modale vs. Sioux Center (Monday) (2nd round games Wednesday night and final Friday). AT WAVERLY Aplington vs. Monona (Monday 7 p. m.) Waverly vs. Winthrop (Monday 8:30 p. m.) (Final Wednesday 8 p. m.) A SMALL ACCIDENT MAY RESULT IN BIG EXPENSE If someone is injured on your premises, perhaps by your own child, you may be faced with • lawsuit and Heavy expense. ^Btna Comprehensive Personal Liability Insurance provides broad protection against many possibilities for loss. IOWA AIDS OLYMPIC FUND Iowa City—Contributions total- ling $2,266.41 were made by the Iowa department of athletics to the United States Olympic committee toward the expense of sending the team to the London games. Therefore, Iowa ranks well towards the top among universities in helping to finance the Olympic athletes. Two Hawkeyes are members of the team. PONTIAC Prescribed Service You'll b« pleasantly surprised at how well and how quickly we can put your car In tip-top running order. Drive in that now . . . John Gallagher, inc. Z2-24 3rd N. W. Phone 114i LELAND WINS 16-6 OVER IIANLONTOWN Hanlontown—Leland scored a Border Line league victory over the Hanlontown baseball team here Sunday 16-6. The game was loosely played as errors contributed greatly to the scoring with Leland getting 10 hits to 7 for Hanlontown. * NORTHWOOD TRIUMPHS 17-1 OVER FERTILE Fertile—The strong Northwood team walloped Fertile 17-1 in a Border Line league game here Sunday. The winners made 17 hits while Fertile got only 2 off Perry, the Northwood hurler, one being a homer by Oswald; DECORAH WINS 10-7 Decor ah —The Decorah Vets baseball team defeated Prairie du Chien 10-7 here Sunday as the visiting club used 4 pitchers in an attempt to halt the Decorah attack. * CIO BEATS TRACTORS Charles City—The strong CIO Softball team of Mason City defeated Oliver Tractors here Sunday night 7-0 as Ted Rumeliote pitched 2-hit ball. Mike Thomas poked a homer for the visitors. Bracken, Harrer Post 72s in City Golf Qualifications Qualifications for the city golf tournament began at the Mason City Country club Sunday as 63 golfers posted scores for the match play meet which will begin next Sunday. This total is expected to be increased considerably as qualifying rounds may be posted up to Friday evening. There were indications that Lyle Humphrey, defending champion and a 6-time winner of the city event, may have rugged competition in hi'o bid to grab a 7th title. Don Bracken, a pre-war ace in local golfing circles, and Jerry Harrer, runnerup in last year's meet, both posted one over par 72s Sunday. Both golfers were even par for the first G end postc-d one over par 36s on the 2nd 9. Marv Wolter was next in line among the low scores posted Sunday with a 76. Bob Goeders registered a 77. Mickey Cross and Jim Krafft both had 78s and Willis Patton and Ned Brandt both had 79s for other low scores turned in at the clubhouse. Humphrey, as defending champ, will not have to qualify and will of memories for Spectator George Earnshaw. The $500 will be handed Seerey by Charley Ziehler, a former independent baseball promoter and now a Philadelphia battery manufacturer. Ziehler some time ago inserted a notice in the official program at the Philadelphia Athletics' Shibe park—stating that he would pay $300 to the first player on any team to hit 3 homers in one game and $500 for 4 in a single contest. The notice was carried in the program Sunday, but offering only the $300 for 3 bonus. However, after Seerey blasted a quartet of 4 baggers off 3 A's pitchers in the first game of Sunday's twin bill, Ziehler said he planned to live up to the terms of his original offer—$500 for 4 circuit blows. The memories running through the mind of George Earnshaw, former A's pitcher, as he watched Seerey's feat, took the big right- hander back to July 3, 1932. Connie Mack's Athletics were playing the New York Yankees that day and one of the biggest guns in the Yankees' lineup was First Baseman Lou Gehrig. Gehrig hit 3 homers in 3 consecutive times at bat against Earnshaw and after homer No. 3, dishing up 6 walks and 3 wild pitches. Sunday's hit parade was unequally divided, 21 for Mason City and 12 for Dubuque. Jim Hojjue Batted Out Hogue started for League Leaders AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB K H Williams, Boston ... 71. 2G3 GG 102 Boudreau, Cleveland 79 295 58 107 Kell, Detroit (10 235 33 78 Zarilla, St. Louis .. 73 275 37 MO Evers, Detroit 81 303 43 98 NATIONAL LEAGUE G AB R H Pet. .388 .36S .332 .327 .323 Musial, St. Louis the Legionnaires but was rapped for 7 hits and 9 runs in 3i innings before DiMarco came in from 3rd for a A-l relief job. Starter Tommy Breitbach of the White Sox got by with his change of pace pretty well until the 5th but by then the Mason Cityans made everything he sent in look ilke a banana ball. When he was finally relieved by Hipschen he had been charge with 15 hits and 19 runs in 65 innings. The Legionnaires got 4 in the 3rd as Day and Lloyd hit successive homers and then went ahead 12-10 with an 8-run 5th. Included in the latter were 5 hits and 3 of the White Soxs 8 miscues for the day. This was followed by a 5-run volley in the 6th which left little doubt that a massacre was in progress. Day Doc/son Wins Waterloo Open Waterloo, (/P)—Leonard Dodson o£ Kansas City finished with a 9- under-par 135 to win the 36-hole Waterloo Open golf tournament Sunday, a stroke ahead of Loddie Kempa, Oklahoma A. and M. southpaw. Dodson was one over par with a 37 on the opening nine, but blazed over the 2nd nine in 31 for a 68 at the halfway mark. He put together a 34 and a 33 on the afternoon round for a 68. The mark gave him first prize money of S700. Kempa, an amateur, shot a 66 on the opening 18, but 3-putted the 35th hole to slip to a 70 in the afternoon. Joe Brown and Don Willcox, Des Moines professionals, and Gene Battistoni, the Chicago pro who won the Cedar Ilapids open last week, tied for 3rd with 139. Each won $250. Fifth professional money—$100 —went to Frank Lojko of Kansas City with 140, and 6th place and Fct. .392 .353 .340 .322 .320 .320 81 317 71 124 Pafko. Chicago ....75 283 49100 Asbburn, Philadel. . 80 321 49 10» Dark, Boston €« 239 40 77 lloimes, Boston .... 71 29* 47 94 Stanky, Boston 62 231 47 74 HOMERUNS Kiner, Pirates 2G Sauer, Beds 25 Keltner, Indians 23 Musial, Cardinals 22 Mize, Giants ••• 20 BUNS Musial. Cardinals . Williams, Red Sox Kincr, Pirates C6 65 Gustlne, Pirates 62 DiMaggio, Bed Sox BUNS BATTED IN* Stephens, Red Sox = ... '•' DIMiK£?io. Yankcti .................. 74 Williams, Red Sox 72 Gordon, Indians "Musial, Cardinals 70 Sports Calendar TUESDAY—Legionnaires at Spencer, time 8:30. Chamber Motors Junior Legion of Des Moines at Mason City Junior Legion, time 6:30. WEDNESDAY—V. F. W. at Legionnaires, time 8:30. Mack took his mound ace out of the game. Instead of permitting Earnshaw to go to the showers, however, Mack summoned him to the bench, told him to sit down and watch while Pitcher Roy • Mahaffey handled the New Yorkers' first baseman. Gehrig promptly belted out hcmer No. 4. "Is that what you mean, Mr. Mack?" Earnshaw commented and walked slowly toward the clubhouse. Denver Win Streak Ends at 16 Games By UNITED PRESS Pueblo led the Western league Monday after ending Denver's 16- game winning spree \vith a 17-3 automatically be seeded No. 1 the tournament. in Davenport Back in Three-l Loop Cellar By United Press Davenport was back in the Three-I league cellar Monday, having been pushed down there by Waterloo while Decatur, which had occupied that position temporarily over the weeked, got ou1 by beating league-leading Quincy Waterloo accomplished the job on Davenport 8-7 in 10 innings Decatur beat Quincy 4-2 in the regulation distance. Second-place Danville dropped Springfield 4-: and 3rd-place Evansville wal loped 4th-place Tcrre Haute 6-3. doubled with 3-men on base and they all had wide leadoffs to score easily on the blow. Lloyd came along again for his 2nd home run to drive Day across. Bruns banged out a 3-run round tripper in the 7th. By the 8th all thrt was needed to make the affair complete was for aging Hobo Duncan, sr., to come in and hit for the circuit. He came to the plate but limited his efforts to a double. Dimarco brought order out of chaos on the mound. He gave up a single run in the 5th and spaced 3 hits for no runs in the remaining 4 frames. Rumors Only on New Phillie Boss Philadelphia, (U.P.) — President Bob Carpenter of the Philadelphia Phillies was keeping his thoughts about a new manager strictly to limself Monday. The rumors about a successor to Ben Chapman, dismissed as the Phil's pilot Friday, were flying thick and fast but Carpenter $75 was won by Adam Yurigan, former Muscatine professional now in the automobile business at Gar- ALIGN ner. Dick Graham of Waterloo was the 2nd low amateur with a 143. Scores of North Iowa pros were: Jack Palmeter, Clear Lake, 142; Bill Pachot, Hampton, 146; George Arnold, Mason City, 151; and Neil Plopper, Mason City, 155. ontest. Denver came back to eke out a 5-2 victory in the nightcap. Third place Lincoln tacked 2 vins to its record Sunday, both from the Des Moines Bruins. The Athletics scraped through in the 9th of the opener for a 3-2 vie- ;ory and took the second, 4-3. Omaha split a double bill with Sioux City. The Cardinals won the first game 9-G but the Soos snatched a 4-2 win in the 2nd fea> ture. Minor Loop Standings WESTERN LEAGUE W. L. Pct.| Prosser Beats Halnline for State Net Crown Cedar -Rapids, (/P)—Len Prosser of Mission, Kans., held the Iowa state tennis crown Monday. Prosser won the men's singles title Sunday in a 4-set match with Ted Hainline oi! Rock Island, 111., 3-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4. Doris Jensen of Des Moines won the women's singles championship by defeating top-seeded Mrs. Lucille Davidson oC Lees Summit, Mo., 6-2, 6-4. 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