Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on May 13, 1965 · Page 13
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LEADING SLUGGER - Redlands high outfielder Les Cowen lets a ball go past during yesterday's 11-6 win over Pacific high on the RHS diamond. Cowen went 3-for-4 to raise his batting average to .436 just three points behind the second place man in CBL standings. (Facts photos by Tarn Irving) MISSED BUNT — Terrier third baseman Mike Miller missed on this bunt attempt but ended with a free trip to first on a walk. He scored when Ron Garcia singled and the Pacific shortstop caused interference as Miller ran the bases. Terrier nine smashes Pacific in Ring injuries fatal to Banks in Phitadelphia PHILADELPHI.A. (UPI) Heavyweight boxer Lucian (Sonny) Banks of Detroit died early today in Presbyterian Hospital of brain injuries received Monday night when he was knocked out by Leotis Martin in a bout at the arena. The 24-year-oId fighter had been unconscious, except for a brief rational period in. his dressing room, since the knockout. Death came to the 207- pound journeyman boxer at 4:35 a.m. The fatal blow was a right to the temple by the 182-pound Martin in the ninth round of their scheduled 10-round bout as the two fighters traded lefts and rights to the head on even terms. Banks slumped to the floor and his head struck the canvas. He was counted out with one second remaining in the round. The fighter was not revived immediately and he was carried to his dressing room on a stretcher. He regained consciousness after treatment by physicians but he was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure for further examination. He lost consciousness again and an emergency operation was performed Tuesday mommg to remove a blood clot from his brain. Banks, who once put heavyweight champion Cassius Clay on the canvas only to lose to him, suffered "brain damage and a sub-dural hematoma" from Martin's pimch and the striking of his head on the floor, according to Dr. Robert S. Andre, the neuro-surgeon who performed the operation. A sub-dural hematoma is a blood clot which forms between the dura, or third layer of the skull, and the brain, a result of hemorrhaging after a severe concussion. Frank Wfldman Jr., chairman of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission, said after the operation that the bout had been a "tough, bruising fight" and the injury "could have happened to anybody." He said he planned no investigation and he pointed out that both fight ers were "in excellent physical condition" before the bout. Until the time the fatal blow ended the fight, Banlts had appeared to be the eventual victor. Less than two minutes ear- her, he had staggered his opponent with a vicious right which caused Martin to go into a clinch to regain composure. Then came the flurry of punches which ended in the tragic knockout. Martin was unavailable for comment after learning of Bank's death. His manager, WilUam (Pinny) Schaefer, issued a statement in which Martin was quoted as saying "There isn't any word that we can say. I think it's terrible. We're all upset. What are wc gomg to do just to pass our condolences onto the family." Redlands Daily facts Ihurs, May 13,19M - 13 KiHebrew slams two homers for Minnesota By United Press International Late-blooming Harmon Killebrew and Pete Ward may be the one-two punch that will knock the Yankees out for good. KiUebrew, of the American League leading Minnesota Twins and Ward of the second- place Chicago White Sox, were ineffective as the leading power hitters for their teams this season until the last 10 days. Now, they're going like gangbusters while the crippled New York Yankees have lost eight of their last 11 games. KiUebrew slammed two home runs, the second a two-run, eighth - inning blast which pulled the Twins to a 4-3 triumph over the Los Angeles Angels Wednesday night. Ward belted a home run, two doubles and a single and drove in four runs as the White Sox swept a doubleheader from Kansas City 7-4 and 6-4. In other AL games Boston blanked the Yankee 2-0, Baltimore whipped Cleveland 4-2 and Detroit defeated Washington 5-2. In the National League New York trimmed St. Louis 2-1, In the first inning, shortstop Frank Lopez led the way when he beat out a bunt for a single and then went to second on an error. Ron Garcia was safe wen Pacific tried to catch Lopez at third. Basil Lobaugh popped out and then Redlands leading slugger, Les Cowen .436, came to bat. Cowen singled to drive in Lopez. Tim Van Horn slapped a sharp single between first and second sending Cowen to thrid and scoring Garcia. A long fly by Gary Crowther sent Cowen across the plate for the final run of the inning. The five-run second inning saw the first three Terriers walk and then Garcia single. The single drove in catcher Allan McCall and Mike Miller was sent in from third to home following an interference call on the play on the Pacific shortstop. Cowen singled driving in Lopez and then Van Horn collected another single driving in Garcia and Cowen. Pitcher Larry Ekema helped himself with a tremendous triple to centerfield in the fourth scorn 1 T-™ ir „,.^i„^i--c TTni„or I '"g CowBH, Miko Dolau and Gary sit^'c^^'SaL ^fsaAc '^crn". crowther. van Horn, the biggest pionship temiis team enters thei"^^" fnnL NCAA regional tournament to -l'^^,^'^ second mnmg. morrow alid Saturday at Santa I ^,^1^-Brucker^oJ C^^^^^^^^^ lead with a .457 average while Smashing out 12 hits, the Redlands high Terriers rolled to an 11-6 win over visiting the Pacific high Pirates yesterday in a CBL game. Coach Joe DeMaggio's Terriers are now 6-8 in CBL play with one game remaining tomorrow against Riverside Poly Bears on the Bears field at 3:30 p.m. Pacific came up with one run in (he tip of the first and four in the second but Redlands matched them with three in the first and five in the second. The Terriers drove across tliree more runs in the bottom of the fourth to wrap up the victory. Larry Ekema came up with the pitching win for Redlands. Ekema switched from his thrid base spot to the mound in the top of the second inning replacing Rich Abrassart. UR to enter NCAA tennis tournament Barbara. The Bulldogs WTapped up the conference tournament championship last weekend on the UR courts. John Yeomans and Bill Schoen will lead the Bulldog net- tcrs into the NCAA tourney. Lawn bowlers visit Glendaie Redlands Lawn Bowling Club members were guests of the Glendaie bowlers yesterday. Tlie two Clubs played 14 triple teammate Tim Ryan is in second with .439. The Terriers Cowen is in third just three points behind Ryan. Tomorrow's final games will decide the 1965 CBL battmg championship. The Redlands vs. Riverside Poly clash will be the last between the two team.s in league play as Riverside is moving out of the CBL because of the opening of the new North high school in Riverside. Redlands AB R Lopez ss 3 2 Garcia rf 4 2 Lobaugh lb 4 0 Cowen cf 4 3 Van Horn If 2 0 Dolan pr 0 1 Steddum If 0 0 Crowther 2b 3 1 Ekema 3b-p 3 0 McCall c 2 1 Abrassart p 0 0 Miller 3b 2 1 Totals 27 11 Pacific AB R Pills ss 3 2 Dunn rf 3 1 R. Ogden 2b 3 0 Hooper cf 4 0 Evans 3b-p 4 0 Baily lb 4 0 Bridges If 4 1 D. Ogden c 3 1 Costello p 1 1 Johnson p 1 0 Salas ph 0 0 Dela Torre 3b 0 0 Totals 30 6 Score by Innings: Pacific 140 000 1— 6 9 Redlands ....350 300 x-U 12 LOUISVILLE (NEA) — Until Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, Harold (Pee Wee) Reese of Louisville, Ky., had never shaken hands with a colored man. Then one afternoon there was a scuffle at second base and Robinson, a lonely figure, H needed support. Pee Wee Reese 2 came over and in front of all 2 the people put his arms around 1 Jackie's shoulders. And right 3 there the White man had ac- 2 cepted the fact of the Negro 0 ball player. 0 "Funny thing," says Pee Wee, 0 "I've gotten a lot of credit. But 1 I don't remember the incident 1 or putting my arms around him 0 at all." 0 He does remember kidding 12 Jackie, at the height of the abuse being poured on the first " Negro ball player in big league " history, "Stay away from me. 1 man. You're dangerous." 2 This was when Jackie re- 1 ceived threatening letters in 0 southern fringe cities where the 1 Dodgers played. They were on 2 opposite sides of second base 1 taking infield practice, and Rob- 1 inson was in his two-year in- 0 cubation period of "turn-the-oth- Los Angeles beat Houston 4-2, Milwaukee toppled Pittsburgh 5-4, Cincinnati edged Philadelphia' 4-3, and Chicago took San Francisco 7-3. KiUebrew, the only AL slugger since Babe Ruth to lead the league in home runs lor three consecutive seasons ('62, '63, '64), did not connect for his first this year imlil May 2. In his last 11 games, however, he has hit five out of the park. Ward didn't hit his first homer until May 7 and was struggling along with a .250 average. But in the last 10 games he is batting at a .400 clip and has raised his average to .313. Bob Lee, who had not allowed the Twins a nm in two years, was the victim of KiUebrew's game - winning wallop in the eighth. Lee had pitched 14 scoreless innings of relief against Minnesota. Albie Pearson homered for the Angels off Jim Grant. Al Worthington was the winner in relief. Dick Green hit his first grand slammer in the opener for Kansas City and Jim GentUe and Bill Bryan connected in tlie nightcap for the A's but it wasn't enough. Orlando Pena (0-5) and Fred Talbor (2-2) were the losers while relievers Ted Wills and Tommy Johns (both 2-0) picked up the victories for Chicago. BiU Monbouquette blanked the Yankees to pick up his loth victory in 26 decisions against New York. Monbouquette allowed only six hits and Ed Bressoud gave him all the margin he needed with a solo homer in the fifth. The Red Sox picked up an unearned run in the sixth off loser Jim Bouton (3-3). Throws Five-Hitter Dave McNally scattered five hits and rookie Paul Blair ignited a four-run first inning with a leadoff homer for the Orioles. Starter Luis Tiant failed to retire a man in the first, but relievers Lee Slange and Don JIc- Mahon held Baltimore to a single hit the rest of the way. WUlie Horton belted three hits including his second home run in two niglits and drove in a pair of runs in Detroit's verdict over Washington. Joe Sparma. (1-1) witli relief help from Fied Gladding, was credited with the victory and Mike McCormick (1-2) was the loser. RHS tennis team beats Pacific, 8-1 The Redlands high championship CBL tennis team rolled to win number 14 yesterday against no losses with an 8-1 victory over the Pacific high Pirates Coach Paul Womack's netters close out the league season tomorrow when they meet Riverside Poly at 3 p.m. on the RHS courts. The Terriers also no'ched the win in the junior varsity class against the Pirates with an identical 8-1 score. Redlands winners in Uie JV class were Chris Capen 6-2, 62; Andy O'Leary 6-1, 6-3; Mark Trolan 6-1, 6-0; Terry Lane 6-1, 6-1. Steve Roberts lost 1-6, 6-0, 2-6. In the JV doubles. Jack and Jerry Van Wieren won 6-1, 6-2 and Bob Siller and Pete Knudtson won 6-3, 6-4. Varsity results: Redlands (8) at Pacific (1) Smgles — Verdieck (R) def. Robin. 6-0, 6-3; Jimenez (R) def. Barbuto, 6-2, 6-2; Newcomer (R) def. Rubenstein, 6-1, 6-1; Hill (R) def. Isenberg, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1. Doubles — Bohmstedt & Sheldon (R) def. Marcum & McDonald, 6-1, 6-0; Grinville & Harmon (P) def. Goldie 5: Mc Henry 4-6, 6-3, 8-6. Junior varsity: Redlands 8-1. Pee Wee Reese er-cheek." No other man but Robinson could have done it," says Reese. .'\t Empire Bowl: City of Hops Standings: Van Wicrcn Bros. 14 end games during the morn-185.39, Her Highness 78-46, Leing and afternoon. Redlands went!vines 76-48, Shawver SheU 69-55, down to defeat by a total of 76 points. STOCK CAR Emerich & McDowell 67-57, Pec Wee 62-62. Village Barbers 61'.-i- 62Vl!. Basket of Beauty 54 '/2 -69 '/2, CUrograph 53-71, PCA 51-73, 30'-J, LaPctite Beauty Salon 60' 2- 32I -2. Brookside Beauty Salon 5439, Husiken Sheet Metal 48-45, Valley Trenching 47'/-;-45'/-!, Wolfe's Richfield 43-50, Vogue Cleaners 38'/-;-54i/-;, Redlands Laundry 32-61, Mentone Hardware 27-66. High Game — Mel Harshman Sat. Nite, May 15 Qualifying 6:30—Race 8:30 "It's a Over 100 Laps of "Slam Bang" THRILL SPILLS Adults $2.00 Kids Under 8 Free ORANGE SHOW SPEEDWAY SAN BERNARDINO Medallion Furn. 45-79, L & B.,204, Judy Pool 217. Supply 42-82. High Series — Bob Evancik Hish Game — Gabi Rea 180.:564, Judy Pool 561. High Scries — Pat Buyak 469. Bantam Bowlers Standings: Pelicans 32-12, LPC Rockets 27-17, Big Four Markets 125-19, Little Rascals 23-21, Di' carlo Bakery 21-23, Bombers •20-24, U.S. Bank 20-24, Sonny's .Auto 19-25, Jack Barnes 18-26, Jim's Chevron 16-28. High Game — Glenn Shrive 201. Kerry Barnes 129. High Series — Willie Cox 290, Deny Jones 243. Junior Bowlers Standings: Brookside Dairy 4719, Emerich & McDoweU 40'i- 25'i. Sunshine Grocery 39-27, Earl Johnson 39-27, Highland Chevron 39-27, Big Four Market 38-28, Harold's Shoes 36-30, LPC Rockets '35-31. EU's Sheet Metal 33-33, Jack's Chevron 271 /-.-38V2, Frank and John's 2640, La Pasado Hotel 24Vi-41V=, Security Bank 22-44, Valley Carpet 20-46. High Game — Art Webb 232, CaroljTi Nottingham 170. High Series — Dave Emerich 613, Carolyn Nottingham 494. 200 Club — Dave Emerich 202, Jlike Kebely 203, Art Webb 232, Dave Kebely 204. Broken Dozen Standings: Bud's Richfield 7023, Chateau Hair Fashions 62V2- combe, in the dugout, finally said to him, 'Aw, c'mon, this is the fifth inning and we got a baU game to play. What're you paying attention to him for?' "And Jackie jumped all over Big Newk." T-Bird nine to end season this week Coach Don Gifford's Yucaipa High Thunderbird baseballers finish out the season with a rush, playing games today, tomorrow and Saturday. The Thunderbirds tangle with Palm Sprmgs today, then meet Banning tomorrow, both at 3:30 p.m. on the YHS field, and finally meet Coachella on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on the T-Bird diamond. The Thunderbirds will be gunning for their first win in DVL play. They have a 0-7 record. Dester Valley League Varsity Baseball W L RF RA Coachella 8 0 48 22 Banning 6 3 41 21 Palms Springs 5 3 48 37 Indio 4 5 37 45 Twentynine Palms . 2 7 26 62 Yucaipa 0 7 15 28 Today's Schedule Palm Springs at Yucaipa. Tomorrow's Schedule Banning at Yucaipa. Indio at Coachella. Saturday's Schedule Coachella at Yucaipa, 10:30 a.m. Prather seelcs to hold stock car race title AVestern States Racing Club stock car champion, Don Prather, wiU have his hands full this Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. when the stock cars roar onto the Orange Show Speedway in Reese was the shortstop and.san Bernardino. captain of the Dodgers for 15 big years. Today he looks the same. Maybe the lines are deeper around his mouth, but he is four pounds under his playing weight of 178 when he quit. He works as a telecaster on the Game of the Week as it's played by the New York Y'an- kees. It's the best deal Pee Wee ever had in baseball. 200 Club — Judy Pool 217, Mcl Harshman 204, Bob Evancik 201. Empire Mixed Four Standings: Lipskey & Son 6033, Babcock Const. 50-43, Smith Packing Co. 48-45, Power Thrust 48-45, Redlands Cab 47Vi- 45 ',2, Federal Equp miABii, Indigo Room 46-47, HiUview Apts. 46-47, Harlow's Frigid 40-53, Hopkins Basham 33-60. High Game — Jess Harrod 224, Peggy Tate 212. High Series — Bud Jensen 560, Peggy Tate 558. 200 Club — Jess Harrod 224, Bud Jensen 219, Peggy Tate 212, Ken Basham 202. Elks Community Standings: Tom's Catering 4218, Jack Barnes Ins. 40i ^.i9vi, Garvey Motors 35-25, Wayne Gossett Ford 34-36, Servi-Soft 32-28, A11 m a n ' s Kennels 28',i-51i4, Team No. Ten 28-32, Reedy's Standard Oil 27 '/2-32V2, Western Fruit Growers 20-40, Vine St. JAth. Club 12'AAT^2. High Game — Jack Barnes 214. Sue Barnes 216. High Series — Jack Barnes 214, Sue Barnes 622. 200 Club — Sue Barnes 216, Wilson CosteUo 211. Earl Williams 213, Jack Barnes 214, Howard Burkhart 200. He also remembers when Jackie emerged from his sheU one day in Tampa, Fla. Ben Chapman was coaching at third base for the Cincinnati Reds. Chapman had been the manager at Philadelphia when Robinson broke in, and the Phillies had been the most abusive of all teams on the color question. This day at Tampa, Robinson was nursing a sore hand during infield drill, and Chapman chided him about taking it easy on the "tootsie-wootsie" hand. And after a while, Robinson walked straight across Reese's position at shortstop and up to Chapman. He said, "I've taken all I'm going to take from you. You say one more word, and we're going to have it out under the stands." "Jackie," remembers Reese.;, j j„ore home runs al "wasaguywho^could_take__care|the time than any shortstop in Prather's stiffest competition comes from his brother Jerry, who wheels an oldsmobile. Jerry beat Don to second place in the season opener and is always out to take the top honors. More than 70 top cars and drivers will be on hand to complete the field, including Chuck Becker Sr., "Tiger" Jim Roes,. , . u'sler, Sammy Rose Jr. and Ray "im makmg twice as much ^- ^j^^^ g .30 money,' he admits, "as whenj,.^''^ I played, and my golf handi-' p.m. Doug Sanders takes lead from Nicklaus RHS sports award banquet set Wednesday of himself. He'd get up to the plate when Sal Maglie was pitching against us and say, 'AU right, Sal. try to hit me. You can't do it.' " The Barber, as he was known, was a vicious competitor who'd low-bridge his grandmother. And Reese shudders, "I'd never tell him that, but Jackie did and got away with it. "One day in St. Louis in the middle of a game he started jawing with a fan who got on him pretty good. Don New- cap is a lot lower." He also has a syndicated radio show, bowling alleys and other business interests in Louisville, his home towTi. Does he miss being in flannels? "HeU, no. I never had it so good." ' The Redlands high school Reese is 46 going on 47, and sports award banquet for mem- the memories are warm. j hers of-the track and field team "You don't know." he jabbed swimmmg team wUl be a finger in my chest, "but when held Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. m Terrier HaU. The evening dinner is sponsored by the Benchwarners. Tickets for the dmner must be purchased by tomorrow and can be picked up at the Redlands high administration building or Bud's Richfield station. The awards banquet is the climax of the 1965 season for the two sports. National League history —126." The record, of course, was later beaten by Ernie Banks of the Cubs, who now plays first base for Chicago. "I told Ernie," grins Pee Wee, that he made one big mistake in his career—when he didn't break in as a first baseman." EXHIBITIONS SET NEW YORK (UPI) — The Houston Oilers will provide the opposition for New York in the Jets' first of five exhibition games on Aug. 7 at Alexandria, Va. The Jets also play Boston twice — on Aug. 13 at Allentown, Pa., and Aug. 28 at Norfolk, Va. — and the .American Football League champion Buf falo Bills twice — on Aug. 21 at New Brunswick, N. J., and Sept. 2 at Buffalo — before opening the regular season on Sept. 12 in Houston's new domed stadium. PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (UPI)—Doug Sanders, who has started in twice as many tournaments as Jack Nicklaus, has taken the PGA prize money lead away from Nicklaus on the strength of an eighth place finish in the Colonial Invitation tourney. Sanders, competmg in 16 tournaments compared to Nicklaus' eight, stepped into the Professional Golfers Association top spot with $36,107.78 won on the tour. He has added another $9,449.65 earned from unsanc tioned tourneys, which do not count in the official standings, it was announced Wednesday. Nicklaus, who passed up the Colonial, held down the runner- up position with $34,400 banked on the tour and another $10, 575.99 collected from unofficial tourneys. Bruce Cramplon of Australia jumped into third place after his four-stroke victory in the Colonial. Cramplon has pocketed $25,670.17 officially while adding another $12,083.89 from unsanctioned competition. George Knudson ($4,849.05 unofficially) is fourth with $24,125 while Billy Casper, who is fifth officially with $23,367.08, is tops in overall earnings with a com- bmed total of $47,335.22. Patterson faces Herring in Stockholm STOCKHOLM (UPI)—Former heavyweight champion Floyd Patterson lakes on little-known Texan Carl (Tod) Herrmg of Houston Friday night in a scheduled 10-rounder that could be a prelude to a title fight. Patterson, at 30 describing himself "better than ever," has his eyes firmly set on the heavyweight throne, and he thinks he stands a good chance if Cassius Clay beats Sonny Listen at Lewislon, Maine, May 25. The two-time champion did not hesitate a moment in say- mg he'll beat Herring. In fact, he is so sure of winning that he has scheduled an extensive tour of exhibition fights in northern Sweden, starting only two days after his date with Herring at Stockholm's Johanneshov Ice Stadium. Patterson, appearing at a news conference today, said, "I feel be iter tlian ever. "I can't really think I'm gon­ na lose to Herring," he confessed. "I admit 1 know very little about the guy, and I've never seen him fight, but I'm tops now." Patterson said he prefers to speak about his future, which mcludes a possible scrap for the title he lost so ungraciously to Liston and failed to regam in a humUiating rematch. "I've but one goal left in boxing today—to win the title back," he said. "Clay has promised me a fight, and I do hope he'll beat Liston May 25." If things work out that way, and Clay and Patterson can agree to a title bout, it might as well be staged in Sweden, matchmaker Eddie Ahlquist said. BRAGAN FINED PITTSBURGH (UPI) — National League President Warren Giles levied a $50 fine against MUwaukee Manager Bobby Bragan Wednesday night for an argument Bragan started with umpire BUI Jackowski during the Braves' 4-3 defeat to Pittsburgh Tuesday. 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