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14 - Wed., May 12, 1965 Red/ands Daily Facts OUT — Referee Joseph Sweeney signals knockout of Detroit heavyweight Lutian (Sonny) Banks in the ninth round of bout Monday night with Philadelphian Leotis Martin. Carried to dressing room while still unconscious the boxer lapsed into a coma and was rushed to (UPl Teiephoto) RHS golf team moves ce tie into first Eedlands high golfers zipped into a tie for first place in the CBL golf race yesterday with a 190-198 win over Ramona of Riverside on the Hedlands Country Club course. The 190 score by coach Bob Hahn's Terrier swingers is just two strokes off the school record. Redlands is now 6-3 in the CBL and tied with Ramona, Pacific and Riverside Poly for the league lead. Tomorrow, the Ter- Dove Giusfi hurls Astros to 2-1 win over Dodgers riers tangle with Riverside Poly starting at 3 p.m. over the RCC course. A victory over the Poly Bears would give Redlands a piece of the league crown. Dick Freeman led the way against Ramona, firing a one- under-par 34. Teammate Brian Schwartz carded a 35 for an even par. Chris Arth had a 37, Greg Weaver 40 and Jim Lauer a 44 for the winners. Ma/or teams prune their rosters to 25-p/ayers the hospital for emergency brain surgery. Odds against him Sonny Banks fighfing PHILADELPHIA (UPI) — Heavyweight bo.\er Lucian (Sonny) Banks is fighting the most important battle of his career. This one is for keeps. His life is at stake. The odds are against him. Banks, a 24-year-old, 270- pounder from Detroit, is flat on his back at Presbyterian Hospital. His condition is grave despite surgery which removed a blood clot from his brain. A kayo right to the temple put Banks on crisis road Monday night at the arena. Only seconds earlier, Banks had .•staggered his opponent, Leotis Marlin of Philadelphia, with a vicious right in the ninth round i of a tough, bruising fight. The 182-pound llartin hammered home and Banks sank to the canvas, striking his head. Banks, who once had Cassius Clay on the floor, was counted out at 2:59, only one second fi-om the end of the round and only five from the end of the bout. Taken to the dressing room • on a slrelcher, he appeared to regain consciousness and answered several questions rationally. He asked for a drink of water but before he could sip ' from a glass, he lapsed back . into unconsciousness. At the hospital they said Banks suffered "brain stem damage and a sub-dural hema­ toma." The brain stem is located at the skull cavity near the back of the neck. The hemato­ ma was a blood clot which 90-minute emergency operation Tuesday. A hospital spokesman said chances of recovery are slim. Among those praying for Banks is Martin, also 24. Martin, owner of a 15-1 pro record, visited the hospital after spending a "restless night." Near tears, he stood silently for a while at the bedside of his motionless former rival. "I've been praying all day for Banks," Martin said, noting that "It could have been me." Banks, who became a boxer six years ago almost by accident, was making his first ring appearance in 10 months when in Boston' may help fight LEWISTON, Maine (UPI) The Cassius Clay-Sonny Listen heavyweight brawl should be a big success—it's been banned in Boston. And just about everything branded with the "banned in Boston" stigma is a huge success elsewhere. Residents of Maine still haven't noticed any of that "stench" which Dist. Atty. Garrett H. Byrne of Boston's Suffolk County said surrounded the tight. In fact. Gov. John H. Reed, who has acted as a foster parent to the match ever since it was turned out of Massachusetts, By United Press International A new life began at 40 for Yogi Berra today. Yogi was one of those players who were cut Tuesday by the major league teams at they pnmed their rosters to reach the legal limit of 25 players. Berra announced bis retirement as a player Tuesday night. Yogi, who did not play last year when he managed the Yankees, signed as a coach with ihe Mets and was activated as a player less than two weeks ago. But he decided last Saturday his playing days were over and so advised club President George Weiss. The Mets asked waivers on Berra, a technicality necessary to remove him from the list of active players. He will stay on as a coach. The Mels sent pitcher Carlton Willey to Buffalo of the In- Lernational League outright. The Washington Senators asked waivers on Roy Sievcrs. The Nats also sent pitcher Nick Willhite to Spokane of the Pacific Coast League and returned pitcher Dallas Green to Philadelphia. Green had been with llie Senators on a conditional basis. Cleveland optioned pitcher Stan Williams to Seattle and rookie outfielder Richie Schein- blum to Salinas of the Californ-j ia League. The St. Louis Caixiinals sent The Minnesota Twins optioned second baseman Cesar Tovar to Denver of the Pacific Coast League and fu-st baseman Dick Reese to Charlotte of the Southern League. The Baltimore Oriles optioned tv.'o righthanded pitchers, Herm Starrette and Ken Rowe, to Rochester on 24-hour recall. The Pittsburgh Pirates put re- Uef pitcher Ehroy Face on the disabled list for 30 days. Face, who tore a ligament in his right knee, is 1-1 in si.x appearances this season. The Detroit Tigers sent first baseman Bill Roman, catcher Jolm Sullivan and pitcher Julio Navarro to Rochester. The Boston Red Sox sent veteran catcher Russ Ni.xon to Toronto. The Philadelphia Phillies sent pitcher Morrie Stevens catcher Pat Corales to Arkansas on 24-hour recall and released By United Press International Identifying Dave Giusti is simple. Just mention Bob Gibson, tlte only o-ther major leaguer who has something in common with the chunky 25-year-old bonus baby of the Houston Astros. Giusti was the first big bonus baby signed by Houston, and up until this season that was his only claim to fame. Gibson is a World Series hero and a winner of 77 major league games. Tuesday niglit they became the first big league hurlers to win six games this season, and neither has suffered a loss. Giusti four-hit tlie Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied to help Gibson whip the New York Mets 4-3. Rounding out the National League action, Cincmnati toppled Philadelphia 9-1, Pittsburgh edged Milwauke 4-3 and San Francisco blanked Chicago 3-0. A 'k Action In the American League, New York defeated Boston 5-3, Baltimore shaded Cleveland 3-2 in 11 innings, Detroit topped Washington 7-6 and Minnesota beat Los Angeles 3-2. Cliicago and Kansas City were not scheduled. Giusti, who won his first two games in consecutive relief roles before gaining a starting job, spun his second four-hitter of the season and blanked the National League leading Dodgers without a hit over the final six innings. His only trouble came in the second when he gave up tlu-ee of the liits, including John Kennedy's run- scoring infield hit. UtiUty man Joe Gaines walloped a two-run homer in the second inning off loser Claude Osteen (3-3) for all the Astro runs. Gibson trailed 3-0 to the mets before the Cardinals rallied for three in the seventh — two on Lou Brock's home run off loser Warren Spahn. The Cardmals scored the winning tally in the eighth when Dick Groat tripled and scored on an infield out by Tim McCarver. Gibson allowed 10 liits and fanned nine. Ron Hunt, tlie Mets' All-Star second baseman, suffered a shoulder separation in a fifth- inning collision with base-runner Phil Gagliano and was scheduled to be operated on Wednesday. He was placed on the disabled list and the Mets acquired second baseman CO to replace him. Hunt wiU be lost for at least two montlis. Ron Herbel shutout the Cubs on five hits with help from reliever Frank Linzy. who got the final out after Billy Williams and Ron Santo had slammed back-to-back singles after two were out in the ninth. Linzy fanned Ernie Banks. Willie Mays drove in a run and rapped out a double and two singles and Willie McCovey doubled and singled and scored two runs for the Giants. Larry Jackson was the loser. The Cincinnati Reds erupted or six hits and six runs in the eighth inning against four pitchers to rout Philadelphia. Frank Robinson homered for tlie Reds and Pete Rose added a double and three singles to the Cincinnati attack. Chris Short was the loser. Del Crandall's two-run single and three innmgs of relief work by Al McBean carried the Pirates to victory. The Braves scored once in tlie ninth and had the bases loaded with one out when McBean got Eddie Mathews to ground into a game-ending double play. Don Cardwell was the winning pitcher and Wade Blasingame took Chuck Hiller from San Francis-!the loss. Chaffey high takes CBL baseball title Chaffey High Tigers blasted their way to the CBL baseball championship yesterday with a smashing 14-2 win over host San Bernardino in Ferris Hill Park. The Tigers collected five runs in the opening mning to lead UR track men to compete in weekend regional meet The University of Redlands track team made a great showing last weekend as it prepared no State, Long Beach State, and Sacramento State." Statistics seem to bear out the optimistic attitude of the coach- for the NC.\A regional meet Fn-jing staff. In comparing the best day and Saturday at Hayward.'marks of this year's team with In the Fresno Relays the Bull- those of the meet winners of last year, the Redlands team dogs took three firsts and a sec-! would have placed in the top ond to place second in the raeet.jt^ree in nearly every event in throughout the game. In the At the NAIA District 3 meet^which Ihey are entered. first three innings Chaffey drove! they took the top spot, compil- in 12 of their 14 runs. Chaffey' is 11-2 in the league standings while second place Riverside is andi7-5. In another league encounter outright outfielder Bobby Del Greco to the Travelers. The Cincinnati Reds sent outfielder Tommy Helms to San 'Diego on 24-hour recall and released infielder Steve Boros outright to San Diego. Of the 10-15 men making the ing 61 points to runner-up Cal ^ trip, top prospects will be Lee Western's 50. | Johnson in the shot put. with In looking forward to this j his top mark of 61', and Elliott weekend's regional meet. Coach Mason in the 220, who has run Ted Savage says. "We're very, a 21.5 to date. The Bulldogs Pair to pess race the Ramona Rams stopped: very optimistic. We should fin- should also be very strong in crosstown rival Riverside Poly|ish at least in the top five, the relays, as they showed at 10-6 yesterday in a game moved j places, depending upon what Fresno. ahead four hours because the pother teams are competing, lights were not ready at Evans "In these regional meets the park teams against whom you com- Scott Berryman belted a solo Pete are usually completely new home run for Ramona in the J'"" it's really hard to LONDON (UPI)-Jim Clark of Scotland and Dan Gurnery xu« o.. i .uLu= ^u,vun.,= Riverside, Calif., will pass up left handed pitcher Dave Dowl-l^,,^ M „n =.r .n r .rpnH PHV whir-h mg to the Chicago Cubs on waivers. things that has ever happened in Maine," he said in an interview in Augusta. "Being a vacationland and sports-minded. the Monaco Grand Prix, which counts toward the world driving championship, to drive in the richer Indianapolis 500 despite the protests of Monaco organizer Jacques Taffe. Taffe agreed to let Mexican Pedro Rodriguez and New Zea- landcr Denis Hulme drive at he squared off against Martinjsaid Tuesday he was elated that with a 20-6 log. Penalty strokes cost Yucaipa golf match Penalty strokes after the match was completed gave Indio high a 210-212 win over the Yucaipa high golf team in a DVL match yesterday over the Garden Air Country Club course. Coach Mike Lagather's we are anxious to secure any event of national or international Monaco after the Royal Auto- j importance." mobile Club confirmed Tuesday Reed said he received some: that Clark and Gurney would j criticism, as he expected, for appear at Indianapolis, this city could play host to the:allowing the bout to take place' Rodriguez will drive on the bout May 25. ! in iMaine, "but it hasn't been Lotus team while Hulme will "This is one of the finestjsubstantial." 'fill in on the Brabham outfit. first inning and Roger McCall later smashed a three-run homer for the Poly Bears. Coach Joe DeMaggio's Redlands high Terriers tangle with Riverside Poly Friday in an away game. Today, the Terriers meet Pacific high on ihe RHS diamond. Citrus Belt League Varsity Baseball W. L. T. RF RA Chaffey 11 2 0 Riverside 7 5 1 Ramona 7 7 o Redlands 5 8 0 Pacific 5 8 0 San Bernardino .491 •yesterday's Results Chaffey 14, S :in Bernardino 2 Ramona 10. Riverside 6 Only ^ames scheduled Today's Schedule Pacific at Redlands predict how you will do," according to Savage. "However, the top teams figure to be Fres The Redlands contingent is aiming to repeat or better their second place tie of last year in this meet. -As Coach Savage said, "We're at least as good if not better than last year, but our finish will depend upon the type of competition we meet." Bruce Crampton wins FORT WORTH (UPI) — Aus- traUan Bruce Crampton's $20,000 Colonial National Invitation triumph, his biggest in this country, also marked a conquest of the ghost of "Crampton Lake," an inviting bit of water along- 94 42 48 51 44 45 69'side Colonial's 18th green. winter rules permitting improvement of all Ues except in hazards. Crampton had a rather scrambling round until he hit his hot streak. He birdied the first and eighth from seven feet, bogeycd the fifth wlien he Ray Barker does well in first game for Yankees By United Press International ( In other American Leagueime into his office Monday, I games, Baltimore trimmed Cleveland 3-2 in 11 innings, De troit edged Washington 7-8 and strokes, when the match was finished. One was for marking a ball on the fringe and not on the green and the other for moving formed between a layer of the|a i^^rk on the green without skull and the brain. Dr. Robert S. .\ndrc, a neuro-, surgeon, removed the clot in a I Mathews was low with [ Dave Young had a 41, In case you're wondering who Ray Barker is, the New York Yankees have the answer. Thunderbirds were nipped with] Barker is the 1965 version of; Minnesota nipped Los Angeles two penalties, each costing two'"ie Yankee rescuer, a position:3-2 in the only games sched- filled by such as Johnny Mize.iulcd. Enos Slaughter, Johnny Sain, Luis Arroyo and Pedro Ramos in years past. He is a 10-year minor league |les 2-1, Pittsburgh beat Milwau- veteran who figured he was'kee 4-3, Cincinnati beat Phila- destined to return to the minors' " ' '' " ' - ' —'- - RIDES TRIPLE NEW YORK (UPD—BrauUo . Baeza rode a triple at Aqueduct Tuesday as he won on Country Friend at S4.90 in the sixth race. Gallant Leader at $9.90 in the eighth and Happy Punny at S10.90 in the ninth. placing the ball down. For (he Thunderbirds, Dave a 38, Brian Brocker carded a 42, Fred Cromer shot 44 and Jim Hovanas a 47. Iiidio scores were Stokes 36, Lampman 41, Blackman 42, Par kinson 45 and Dahl 46. Friday, the Thunderbirds tangle with Hemet at 2:30 p.m over the Garden Air course. thought they were sending me back to the minors," Barker said. "I'm just glad to be here." Doc Edwards, another recent Yankee acquisition from Kan- In the National League, San'iSas City, and Mickey Mantle Francisco blanked Chicago 3-0.: homered behmd the pitchmg of T-BIrd game rained out A thundershower ended the Desert Valley League baseball game at Yucaipa in the third inning yesterday with Palm Springs holding a 2-0 lead. Coach Don Gifford's Thunderbirds had runners on second and third with only one away when the game was stopped. The The 29-vear-old Sydney "iron!two-putted after being host of man." wiio has skipped only'the green and the lUh when he two of the last 91 tournaments three putted, while on U.S. soil, actually won! Then, he dropped putts of 17 the title and rich prize with the'and 12 feet for back-to-back tour's strongest finish of the,birdies on Nos. 13 and U, year—by birdying four of thCjparred the 15th and promptly iast six holes for a 34-32—66 and a 276 total. But in nosing in three strokes ahead of Canadian George Knudson, who led the first three rounds and wound up with Sll,500 second place money for a 70—279 finish, Crampton had to vanquish a psychological phantom of Crampton's Lake. birdied the 16th and 17th from 13 and two feet. Four players held or shared the lead at one time or another down the final stretch. They were Crampton, Knudson, Gardner Dickinson and Don January. Dickinson and January wound up with two-under-par 68 and finished in a four-way deadlock The small pond earned its [for third worth $5,100 each — with Juan Rodriguez and Tony Lema. Rodriguez also had a final 68, Lema a 70. i Houston slipped by Los Ange- Mel Stottlemyre. who scattered eight hits, including a home run by Carl Yastrzemski. Earl Wil- two days ago before the Cleveland Indians traded him to the limping Yanks. Tuesday night, Baker, a 29- year-old rookie first baseman who had not delivered a major league hit in 12 previous at- bats, started his first big league game. He doubled home one run, singled, scored a run and set up another as the Yankees defeated Boston 5-3. delphia 9-1 and St. Louis up-'son was the loser, ended New York 4-3. | Dean Chance and Ralph Ter- Barker is the boy at the dike ""y Pi'chcd well enough to win for the Yankees at present, al- ^^"^^''ay but neither managed though he doesn't figure to playj'"- often when Roger Maris rejoinsChance held Minnesota to two the team next week. He rcpre- 'i''-' (home runs by Jerry Kin- sents another in a long list of ^nd Tony Oliva) entering castoffs who suddenly have'^*^ inning with the score blossomed when dressed in a ' Yankee uniform. "When Birdie Tebbetts (Cleveland's manager) called nickname because three years ago, Crampton came up to the 18th green leading the tourna- game may be played today hutment on both Saturday and, no decision on the makeup had Sunday. Each time he shotic, onwi been made this morning. : himself out of the lead with Another early season rainoul. poor approaches that trickled NEW ORLEANS (UPl)-The against Coachella, will be made inio the lake. Baltimore Colts and St. Louis up Saturday with the unbeaten! He's taken a lot of kidding Cardinals of the National Fool- Arabs coming to Yucaipa for! about it. I ball League are expected to fill a 10:30 a.m. contest. Coachella; The twice-postponed final,the Sugar Bowl to its 80,000 is unbeaten in DVL play whilejround was played on a soggy!capacity when they meet in an the Thunderbirds have yet to course and under liberahzedl exhibition game here Aug. 14. win a league contest. Coachella j shut out Banning 3-0 yesterday to maintain its string. Yogi Berra makes his big decision By MILTON RICHMAN UPI Sports Writer can't hit the fast ball anymore he might as well hang up his NEW YORK (UPI) — Yogi;bat. I don't think my reflexes Berra, a born comedian, wasn't • playing this one for laughs. • "This is forever," he mum. bled. With those words, Berra formally announced his returement as a player Tuesday night on the eve of his 40th birthday in the private office od Mets manager Casey Stengel. " Sitting there on a black leath- •. er couch, with his hair rumpled are good anymore. It's tough to play once a week. After I catch, I ache. My legs are still okay but it gets me here when I try to play." Berra reached behind his back and pointed to the general region of his vertebra. Nervously he puffed on a cigarette as Casey broke in occasionally to point out Berra had given it the old college try and only a towel around his!since signing on with the Mets. • midriff after the Mets dropped ' a 4-3 decision to the Cardinals, Yogi groped for words in trying to explain what made him quit. "Laying off a whole year liurt," he said, referring to last season when he managed the Yankees and didn't play in a single game. "I always felt when a guy Yogi said he made up his mind to quit as a player and remain with the Mets as a coach last Saturday. He implemented that decision by showing up at Shea Stadium early Monday and talking to club president George Weiss. "I told Mr. Weiss I didn't think I could help the club anymore as a player," Berra said. running a hand through his receding black hair. "I told him I'd Uke to but I couldn't. He treated me real good and that's no baloney. He didn't try to high pressure me and neither did Casey." Stengel, his arm in a black sling as a result of his West Point accident, listened silently- The irony of retiring only a few hours before his 40th birthday did not escape Berra. "Imagine retiring on your birthday?" he grinned, suddenly grasping the drama of it all. "Nah-h-h, we're not gonna have a birthday at our house. Wc don't believe in them." Yogi, who played for the Yankees 17 seasons and managed them for one season, signed as a player-coach with the Mets this past winter after the Yanks fired him as manager and then offered him a vague front office job. He ap-l tied 2-2. He walked Kindall and when Tony Oliva doubled, pinch-runner Cesar Tovar was thrown out al the plate, Oliva taking third. Increase Lead Harmon Killebrew then hit a grounder back to Chance and Oliva raced home ahead of Chance's throw to give Minnesota its first victory over the peared in only four games withjCy Young Award winner m two the Mets this season, coUectmg^ years. The triumph boosted the two singles in nine times atjTwms league-lead to one game bat. Tried Hard "I gave it a try, what the hell," he said. "Don't forget I'm not 25. Who ever heard of a guy trying to make a comeback at 40?" He didn't deny he might like to manage again some day. "I got the best teacher," he said, in an obvious reference to Stengel, know." As he got up to leave Casey's i tered over idle Chicago. Terry held the Orioles to one hit for seven innings before Baltimore scored single runs in the eighth and ninth to tie the score. Reliever Dick Hall singled in the winning tally in the 11th. Jack Krahck. the fourth of five Cleveland hurlers, was the loser. The Detroit Tigers trailed 'He taught me all I Washington 6-0 entering the ! seventh inning when they regis- Willie "World's Greatest Singis SportiniEveiit!" -Wilson Springer, Hearst Newspaper Hezdiine Service MONDAY MEMORIAL OA/ MAY 31 ON THE CLOSED-CIRCUIT TV SCREEN office, Berra was asked what five times, and Horton, who homered in the up- had provided his biggest thrill! rising, singled home the tying in baseball. He grinned nervously again, then waved his hand toward Stengel, still sitting at his desk. "Playing for him gave me my biggest kick," he said. "He made me money." and winning runs in the ninth. Wilhe Kirkland paced a 13-hit Washington attack with four runs batted in on a home run and a triple. Reliever Ron Kline was the loser and Larry Sherry picked up the victory. WiaNOT EE SHOWN QN HOME TV! I ^ EXCITING HOURSi EVERV THRILL FHOMSTARTjrb EINISftji TICKETS NOW ON SftLE! af HARRIS CO. STORES REDLANDS - RIVERSIDE SAN BERNARDINO Mail Orders P.O. 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