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10 - Friday, May 14, 1965 Redlands Daily Facts UR lands six baseball players on NAIA district league team University o£ Eedlands Bulldogs placed six men on the 1965 NAIA AU District II Baseball team. Four of the Bulldogs were named to first team berths. Named to the first team were slugging outfielder Derek Shelton, pitcher Jim Hogan, second Dave Wegner and catcher John Jenkins. On the second team short stop Ted Acres and outfielder Bob Beck were both named from the UR nine. Tomorrow the Bulldogs, Yucaipa nine tops Palm Springs, 1-0 Yucaipa High Thunderbirds bunched three hits to gain a 1-0 win over visiting Palm Springs yesterday in a DVL baseball game. The win was the first during league season for Coach Don Gifford's charges. The Thunderbirds are now 1-8 in DVL standings. They, play Banning today at .3:30 anh then tangle with Coachella Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on the T-Bird diamond in the season finale. In the Yucaipa half of the first, Dennis Andrews singled and stole second base, went to third on a single by Chuck Shewmaker and then came home when Dennis Lannon singled. Southpaw Mike Haugh, backed by tremendous defensive play, allowed just five scattered hits during the seven innings 27to record the win. Yucaipa played errorless ball during the game. Losing pitcher Andy Carrin yielded just the first three singles but they proved to be enough for the Yucaipa diamond squad. Palm Springs AB Lozano 3b 2 Hathaway c 3 Brubaker ss 3 Itakow lb 3 Lewis cf 3 Flores If 3 Lennox 2b 2 Graver rf 3 Carrin p 2 R. H. 0 0 Totals 24 0 Yucaipa AB R. H. Chiappone 2b 3 0 0 Andrews cf 3 1 1 Merlon cf 0 0 0 Shewmaker lb 3 0 3 Lannon If 1 0 1 Potillo rf 3 0 0 lewis 2b 2 0 0 Holden ss 2 0 0 Selby 3b 1 0 0 Haugh p 2 0 0 Totals 20 1 3 Score by innings: Palm Springs. .000 000 O—O 5 1 Yucaipa 100 000 x—1 3 0 coached by Paul Taylor, complete the SCIAC season with a doubleheader against Occidental on the UR diamond. The first game will begin at 1 p.m. The UR baseballers must win one of the two games to clincli tlie conference championship and move into the N.AIA District III playoffs. If they win the title the UR baseballers will meet Cal Western at Brookside Park in Pasadena next Friday in the first playoff game. A win over Cal Western would send the UR against the La- Verne vs. Westmont winner on Saturday May 22 at 2 p.m. Against Oxy tomorrow pitchers im Hogan and Gary Sherman are expected to get the startmg nods with Cecil Wright and Jim East handling the bullpen chores. JIM HOGAN JOHN JENKINS DEREK SHELTON DAVE WEGNER TED ACRES BOB BECK Sandy Koufax mows down 13 Astros, gives no walks "My curve broke better" Koufax of opinion he pitched his best game LOS ANGELES (UPD—A happy grin on his face, Sandy Koufax today felt he pitched his best game of the season Thursday night when he shit out the Houston Astros 3-0 and struck out 13 batters. The star Los .Angeles Dodgers lefthander, a question mark earlier in the season because of an arthritic condition in his left elbow, demonstrated he had returned to the pitching form that two years ago made him the Cy Young Award winner as the top hurler in tlie major leagues. Koufax gave up hut three hits, two of them singles by Eddie Kasko. He did not walk a Field of 70 set to race at Orange Show A field of more than 70 top cars and drivers will be in action tomorrow night at the Orange Show Speedway, starting at 8:30 p.m. Heading the big field is a trio of desert drivers; "Bobo" Cotton and Bill Speaks of Indio and Cecil BuUard, Palm Springs. They will be out to beat the local speedsters in the evening's eight event program. "Bobo" Cotton, driving h i s Chief Sign Crafts Ford stocker, has looked sharp in recent races and is due for a win. Cotton raced south of the border in Mexico last winter to keep in THROUGH FIELDS OF FLOWER /7-'s -r /-iH ^HOEMAm THIS PATH? batter and retired the first 11 m.en he faced before Jim Wynn doubled in the fourth. It was the 63rd time in his career that Koufax had struck olt 10 or more men in a game and it lengthened his lead in that department over Bob Feller and Rube Waddell who performed the feat 54 times before retirement. "My curve broke better than it has at any time this season," Koufax commented. "I also had a good fast ball and those two pitches were all I needed." But Koufax said he was not thinking of the number of strikeouts he made during the game. "I don't think about striking out a hitter until I have two strikes on him. The most important thing is to get him out. I thought the ninth inning was my best of the game and I didn't strike out a batter. "But I got the first man on three pitches, the ne.xt on two and the third man grounded out on the first pitch," he said. Koufax had been hampered earlier in the season by a pulled leg muscle that prevented him from running. But for the past week he has been able to run and thus strengthen his legs. Maury Wills, the all-time stolen base king who set a record of 104 thefts in 1962, pilfered his 18th and 19th bases Monday night in the Dodgers' 27th game. When he set the record he did not get his 19th stolen base until the 39th game. The game, however, almost shape for the Orange Show, Races. He was quite successful!had tragic consequences as out- ASTROS INK ROOKIE HOUSTON (UPI) — The Astros signed 19-year-old Bernardo Calvo of Puobla, Mexico, Thursday to the largest bonus ever paid to a Latin .American player by the Houston learn. He was assigned to Cocoa of tiie Florida State League. LITTLE ELMS LITTLE P.O. LITTLE ELM, Tex. (UPI) - Tlie 8-by-lO-foot Post Office in tliis community outside Dallas may be the smallest in the nation. By United Press International |The fast ball hit Johnson's hel-iMays also doubled twice. His Southpaw Sandy Koufax of,met, a couple of inches overjjhree hits put him atop the the Lo.s Angeles Dodgers iiis left eye. He was knocked doesn't think 13 is such an un- unconscious but was revived on lucky number—at least, n o t the field, walked off and w' a s when he's counting Houston [taken 1o a hospital for observation. Maury V'Hs. the Dodger captain, stole his 18th and 19th bases of the season. In other National League ac- strikeout victims. Koufax, who has an arthritic condition in his pitching elbow, mowed down that many Astros Thursday night and allowed |tion, San Francisco blasted only three hits in posting hisiChicago 6-3, Milwaukee passed fourth victory of the season,!Pittsburgh 5"* Philadelphia 3-0. He didn't walk anyone. league in batting with a .387 average and his 11 home runs are three ahead of the pack. The Giants managed only eight hits, but they were good for 22 total bases. Ernie Broglio lost his third game this season without a victory. Deron Johnson's low throw permitted Frank Thomas to reach first base safely with two out in the 10th inning while in Mexico and has vowed to continue his winning ways at San Bernardino this summer. Bill Speaks of Indio also wheels a Ford-powered stock car and will team up with Cotton to beat the local talent. Cecil Bullard, who comes from Palm Springs, has been having handling problems but could take home the win with his powerful 1956 Ford stock car. Jay East, another casualty opening night, has the Ken Coffey Corvette back in runnmg order. Time trials for the evening's events get underway at 6:30 p.m. fielder Lou Johnson w^as knocked unconscious by a fast ball thrown by Houston pitcher Bob Bruce in the sixth inning. The ball struck Johnson about three inches above his left eye and put a deep dent in his protective helmet. Johnson was sent to a hospital for observa tion although he wanted to stay in the game. It was Johnson's home run in hyit WW.- Lucky Debonair's ankle OK todoy, works ouf BALTIMORE (UPI) — Luckyi Derby winner remained 8 Debonair, the Kentucky Derbyjstrong 7-5 favorite, winner which showed up with a| Dr. Harthill was confident, swollen ankle Thursday, was;even Thursday, that the 3-ycar- perlectly normal this moniingi old colt would be fit to run Sat- and worked out for Saturday's jurday. nmning of the Preakness Stakes. On the race track one man's misfortune is another man's The son of Vertex breezed i good luck. While rival trainers four furlongs i^n 48 seconds. Af-jail offered their sympathies to Frank Catrone. one bold ter he cooled out. his right rear ankle remained normal. "The swelling is all down and we are over the crisis," said fact stared them all squarely in the face. With Lucky Debonair out or ailing, each one of their Dr. Alex Hartliill. the vetema-| horses had a much better crack rian who flew from Kentucky!at the winner's purse of S128,- 100 in the S1S0.600 race. Both totals drop by SI.000 if Thursday to treat the horse. Trainer Frank Catrone, in a much happier mood than:Lu^.|^y Debonair is scratched for Thursday when the ankle^.„s,s additional Sl.OOO to the second inning, his first thislpuffcd up to half again its nor-!,.jg^^ three-six- U.S. TEAM RALLIES BOLOGNA. Italy (UPI) — A group of players from the National Basketball Association rallied behind Hal Greer of the Philadelphia 76ers, who scored jlS points, to beat the Italian na outlasted Cincinnati 7-6. The!Dick Stuart was legging it in Koufax has now struck out 10 Mets and Cardinals were idle, jfrom third for the winning Philor more batters in 63 games. In the American League, the lies run. The Reds got off to Thursday's game was his first White Sox took over first place la four-run lead by the fourth jtional team 77-65 Thursday shutout of the season and the with a 6-3 victory over the A's^inning, climaxed by Frank Rob-jnight. The U.S. players trailed 28lh in his injury-ridden career, j coupled with a 10-innin2 Minne-iinson's three-run homer. his:39-27 at the half. Lou Johnson, who was!sola defeat at the hands of Los brought up as a replacement for the injured Tommy Davis, hit his first home run of the season to stake Koufax to the only run he needed, but the Dodgers got him two more before the night was over. Johnson was beaned by loser Bob Bruce in the sixth inning. Angeles 4-3. In other action. Boston pounded the Yankees 4-1, Detroit pasted Washington 13-3 and Baltimore edged Cleveland 3-2. Jesus Alou, Willie Mays and Tom Haller unloaded home runs in helping Jack Sanford to his third victory for San Francisco. seventh. But the Phillies kept pecking aw-ay, then scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to tie the score at 6-6 and send the game into extra innings. Jack Bald.schun was the winner, his third victory against no losses, and Jim Duffalo lost his second decision. Native Charger can win for Daddy By MILTON RICHMAN UPI Sports Writer B.ALTIMORE, Md. (UPI) Native Charger can win thejbi: Preakness for "Papa" Saturday although his daddy certainly sire, he also can run. Whether (Greek Money and calls that one i Native Charger, Rotz wiU be he can run fast enough to win i "the greatest race the Preakness, however, is the!ridden.'' question right now. I've ever doesn't need shoes. Although the Preakness "I think he will show im-ldoesn't have quite the glamor provemcnt over his performance!of the Kentucky Derby, every a new pair of,in the Kentucky Derby." saysljockcy likes to win it. Not only !Jockey John Rotz, who rodelfor the traditional 10 per cent Native Dancer, in fact, real- him to a fourth place finish in fee. cither. "There's a lot of prestige connected with the Preakness." Rotz explained. "Along with the ly doesn't need much of any-'the Derby and will be aboard tiling these days. ihini again in the Preakness. He lives the life of Riley at! "If that improvement is good .Alfred G. Vanderbilt's Saga-:enough to win. we'll get the Derby and the Belmont Stakes, more Farm, which is practical-; money." Rotz adds. "We still it's one of three you hke to ly within shouting distance ofjiave to go for the Derby win-'get." historic old Pimlico where hisner (Lucky Debonair). It's hard! Native Charger, ottTied by Althree- year- old son, Native;for me to say how good a horseibert Warner, 83 - year - old re- Charger, will run in the Preakness. Now 15 years old, the still trim and regal looking Native Lucky Debonair is. I haven't | tired film executive, is listed as seen him that much. j fifth choice at 10 to 1 in the "I know my horse w a s!Preakness. bumped at the first turn in the Dancer has his own private staU to which thousands of visitors come annually merely to look at the impressive grey horse who was beaten only once in 22 starts. Like his daddy, Native Charger also is grey and like his!ness. He won in Derby. It cost him a length. Otherwise he would have finished third, but no better." Rotz. a 30-year-old veteran Not Great Yet "He's a good horse," Rotz said, "but I can't honestly say he's a great one yet. He's never I going to beat anyone by too big who started riding profession-j a margin. He's more or less as ally at IS, will be shooting for I good as he has to be and he his second victory in the Preak-lgets the job done." 1962 with Whether he wins or loses with season, that gave Koufax all the lead he nedded. But the Dodgers added another run in the sixth when with the bases loaded, John Roseboro hit into a forceout that scored Wes Parker from third. And in the seventh Wills singled, stole second and scored on Parker's double. The victory increased the Dodgers league lead to 2Vi games. Tonight the Chicago Cubs open a four game series. Rookie John Purdin, 1-0, takes the mound for the Dodgers mal size; promised a good race t~nth" cla.ssic with post time by his horse. ,'set for 5:46 p.m. (EDT). "Clockers were impressed ^ , • , ,, • , -n i with Lucky Debonair's work-^ Certainly ho job wil be eas- out. He was full of run right,'^>- ^""^ Ogdcn Phipps Dapper on the bit. He wanted to runi^^"' ''^^ "f^ second by a like he knew tomorrow was:l^'^™ "-^^^^ Church- Preakness day." Catrone said.:'" Downs. There Dapper Dan "We watched him closelv leav-;'"™eci. m the fastest final half ing the track and we could note!Kentucky Derby his- no trouble. It was like this^seconds But it wasn t thing never happened." i good enough. Lucky Debonair The puffiness on the inside of the last quarter in :24 1- D. Luckv Debonair's leg, caused i The race a so WMII be easier by an infection of an old f"'' ''""'o'' ^ P'^S Raiser, Wound, was enough to throw:"ie speedy colt who won the against the veteran Bob Buhl,'the 9o 'th running of the Preak-iShore^ iness wide open although the 25th annual Coliseum Relays Matson beads impressive list of top performers LOS ANGELES (UPI) — A back riding at Aqueduct on Monday. "I figure I'll keep riding for another 10 years,'' he said. "Why not'? I'm in the best physical and mental shape of my Hfe. And riding horses doesn't really become work unless you go for weeks without a winner. That seldom happens." Rotz estimates he has ridden anywhere from 1.000 to 1.500 races in his time and won between 15 and 20 per cent of them. Some railbirds refer to him as "Gentleman John" although he can see no special reason for it. "I'm no more gentlemanly than others," he said. "The only reason I can see why they might caU me that is because my first name is John. I don't think they'd call me that if my first name were Irving or Bill." Rotz smiled. Maybe he will again Saturday night. m numerous other events. baker's dozen top performers and running teams were the chief attractions tonight at the 25th annual Coliseum Relays with shot putter Randy Matson of Texas A & JI the center of attraction. Matson is one of 10 athetes lioldiiig the best 1965 marks in their events who will compete alone with three of the best relay teams in the nation. The powerful Texas A & M! sophomore, h o w eve r. has aroused tlie most interest since he broke the 70-foot baiTier in the shot with a throw of 70-7 last week. .And Matson will double up by tlirowing the discus in which he holds the national collegiate mark. The shot put has been a Southern California - dominated event for years with first Parry O'Brien and then Dallas Long setting records. But Matson has been breaking records almost every time he has thrown. The meet, however, has stars MR. SANDMAN—Canada's George Knudson, left, and Sam Snead, are having similar troubles with sandtraps. Knudson looks surprised with his shot while Snead appears to be a bit troubled. Knudson got his par but Snead took a bogey. Among these top performers are Grambling's Dick Stebbins with a 9.2 second time in the 100: Mahoney Samuels who broke the collegiate record in the triple jump with a leap of 52 feet 5: Clarence Robmson of .\ew Mexico wiio has a long jump effort of 26 -9U; Roy Hicks of Texas Southern who posted a 13.6 second time in the high hurdles: Ulis Williams oi Arizona State with a 46.1 time in the 440: Clyde Duncan of Texas Southern who ran the 220 in 20.5 and numerous others. Included among the feature attractions were two youngsters, one a college freshman and the otlier a high school star. Gerry Lindgren will try for a new national frosh mark in the two-mile while prep star Paul Wilson will attempt to better his mark of 16-6?i in the pole vault, the best effort in the nation this year for anyone. The relay events are highlighted by the 440 m w^hiich the world-record Stanford team will compete against the speedy Grambling quartet headed by Stebbins. Other lop relay events include the two-mile in which UCLA's Bob Day will anchor the Bruin team in quest of a new record. Record or near- record times w'ere expected also in the 880 and mile relays. Other teams competing in the relay events include Villanova, Texas Soutliem, North Carolina, New Mexico, San Jose State, California and Southern California. The 21-event program gets under way at 7 p.m. with the pole vault. Running events start at 8 p.m. the Gotham and the - Wood Memorial from wire to wire. But in the Kentucky Dor- j by things were different. I Flag Raiser, at 5-1. and Dap- I per Dan. at 6-1. had many I backers. But the second choice was Tom Rolfe. who finished third in the Kentucky Derby. Trainer Frank Whitely insisted that Tom Rolfe had to be considered a doubtful starter. The coll is stabled at Laurel and the trainer said he would not van him to Pimlico until Saturday and then "only if everything is perfect." But Swift Ruler, Needles' Count. Native Charger, Selari and Hail To All were set to start in the lichcst of the Triple Crown classics. STEELERS, RAMS TRADE PITTSBUUGH (UPI) — Veteran tackle Joe Krupa was traded to the Los Angeles Rams Thursday by the Pittsburgh Steelers for rookie guard Tom Smith. QUIET PLEASE—Although it appears that San Francisco's Juan Marichal is asking for quiet, he's just going through the motion oi his delivery. Marichal has the lowest earned run average in the National League.

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