12 THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON, ILLINOIS •.WEDNESDAY, NOVEmBER 16, 1966 RAMS CAN BE FIRST MTV TEAM TO WIN 9 GAMES Two B'l Seasons Best Carbottdale Final Is Opportunity For New Vernois Record Coach Gene Haile 's 1966 Rams can go into the record books cu Mt. Vernon 's win- ningest football team this Friday night. A vlctot7 at OubondaJe woald glre this year's rugged Vmols team • 9-1 reoorl for tke eampaJgii. It wooM li» liie nmt time in Mt. VeraoD foottMU iiiatoiy for B nine-victory season. The Rams' lone setback this year — a 20-19 catastrophe at Centralia — cost the Hailemen a South Seven Conference championship. "Before this season started our boys set themselves a goal of winning more than half of our games," said Haile. "When we were assured of that, another goal was set. The boys decided they'd be the best team in Mt. Vernon history. We can reach that goal on Friday night" Since Mt. Vernon started Us modem footbaO eirs In 1925, two local squads have radced np 8-1 seasons. The Mg years came in 1943 nnder coach Doxie Moore, and 1952 under ooadi Noble Vhomaa. Xn 4U campaigns, Mt. Vernon has never fielded an undefeated squad except for the Inaugural 1925 eleven which played and won four games. The 1942 team carried an 8-0 record into the final game, but lost to Centralia. Lone defeat for the 1952 Rams came at Alton by a 20-14 Bcore. nve TGame Wlnnen Five times Mt Vernon squads have recorded seven victories in a season. Peihaps the greatest of the seven-game viinners was the 1934 team whidt scored 224 points to the opposition 's 13, before losing the final game at Centralia 13^. That entry was coached by John Hall. Tiiree of the seven-game wtai- bers came hi successive seasons W938-40) under Doxie Moore. Coach NoUe Thomas' 1960 Rams posted a 7 -2 maik, whining the South Seven but losing to Fairfield and Salem of the Korth Egypt Rams' All-Time Football Records Howard Rots Year W L 1925 4 0 1926 0 7 1927 3 3 1928 2 5 John Hall 1929 „ 4 fi 1930 4 3 1931 4 5 1932 4 2 1933 4 5 1934 7 1 1935 6 3 E. R. 'Red' Gragg 1936 2 6 1937 3 6 Doxie Moore 1938 7 2 1939 _ ^ 7 i 1940 7 8 1941 6 8 1942 8 1 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 Stan Changnon 5 4 5 2 3 5 1949 1950 - 5 Noble Thomas 4 8 6 „ 3 4 4 5 6 6 7 6 1951 1952 1953 — 1954 _ 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 Frank Chomak 1962 4 1963 4 1964 ~ 2 Gana Haile 1965 4 1966 4 4 5 3 5 4 S 4 3 1 i 5 4 4 3 S 3 2 1 4 5 8 This Punch Floored Williams For Last Time Heavyweig;ht champion Cassius Clay uncorks a right to the head of challenger Cleveland Williams which linoclted him down for the fourth time In their ti^e bout In Houston 's domed stadium. The punch was landed in the third round and moments later referee Harry Kessler put a stop to the match, awarding Clay a technical knocitout. (AP Wirephoto T 0 blasted Marion 66 -0 and Fairfield 63-0. 75-0 Worst Defeat fl >8 Waa Top Seova Going into this week's game. Mt Vernon's all -time footfiall record reveals 195 wins, 148 losses and 20 IJes hi 363 baU games. Thus, Vernois t^una, never lamed for foothall. prowess, have none Die less compiled a winning percentage of .567 over ^ yean. Other records reveal that the highest score by Mt. Vernon came in a 71-6 rout of Du Quoin in 1952. Other big scores were posted in 1959 when the Vernois Mt. Vernon's worst defeat to 42 seasons was administered by West Franl<fort in 1926. The count was 75-0. Incidentally, the 1926 campaign was the only one in local history in which the home team failed to win a ball game. In fact, they didn't register a point in seven games. Mt. Vernon has had eight football coaches in 42 seasons. Noble Thomas was head man for the longest period—11 years —during which Mt. Vernon posted a 59-32-3 record for a winning average of .648. In five seasons as coadi, Doxie Moore posted the top Vernois average, winning 35, losing 11 and tying two for a .760 percentage. Appearing on today's sports page is the all-time Mt. Vernon football record, season by season. UNCLE PAUL NEEDS YOU! If You AM An Able Bodied Body Man With Lots And Lots Of Experience. Excellent solory, paid vocation, hospitalization plan* good working conditions, plenty of work. See Uncle Paul IMMEDIATELY Ernie Barnes Puts Football On Canvas Wayne City Tops Cisne In Opener Coach Benny Greenwalt's Wayne City Indians started 196667 baslcetball last night with an 88-82 victory over Cisne. Jim Caldwell pumped in 23 points to pace Wayne City. The Indians led 21-19 at the quarter, 47-41 at halftime and 6866 after three periods. Other scorers for Wayne City were Rodney Warren with 19, Danny White 13, Eddie Johnson 11, Bill Talbert 10, Ronnie Keen 8 and BiU Clarl? 4. Winters topped Cisne with 25 points. Woodlawn Nips Bluford,6B-67 Woodlawn's Cards jumped to a 20-5 lead at "the quarter and staved off a challenging Bluford quintet for a 68-67 verdict at Bluford last night. The victory lx )0Sted coach Roclcy Bridges' Cards to a 2-2 record for the season. Bluford has dropped three starts. By MIKE BATHET NEW YORK (AP) - Ernie Barnes used to have pro football on his mind. Now he's got it on canvas. A former offensive lineman in both the National and American football league, Barnes quit two years ago lo porh-ay on canvas what he had carried around in his mind — Giat pro football "is the closest thing you can get to all-out war." And that's the way it comes across in many of the 51 paintings and 24 drawings being shown by Barnes at a New York art gallery. "I feel the game is violent, but I know the violence is accepted as part of the game," Barnes explained. "So in my paintings the violence is portrayed. But over-all what I'm trying to show is the true spirit and the frustrations of professional footl)alI. "The spirit is the togetherness of the players and the desire to win. The frustrations are many — missing a block, losing, getting hurt." Barnes saw plenty of hui-ts, both large and small during his career. When he was with the Bob Chesney and Steve Chap-.' ^f^^ J."'/^ Titans, Howard man each tallied 17 for Wood- ^lenn died from an injury and lawn, Gaiy Dial and Randy • '^^ "'^^ ^'"^ ^l^e San Diego Suida each hit 14, and Danny Hoeingliaus coiuited 6. Tom Payne liit 36 for Bluford, Cecil Wiley scored 16, Eugene Donoho 15, Larry Lane 7 and Barry Forsythe 3. Woodlawn hosts Thompsonville on Friday night, while Waltonville plays at Bluford. Arkansas Tackle Dies Of Injuries HOUSTON (AP) •- Claude Smithey, defensive tackle on the University of Arkansas football team, died Tuesday in Methodist Hospital. He was taken to the hospital Oct. 29 sliortly after he collapsed in the dressing room following the Arkansas-Texas A&M game in College Station, Tex. A hospital spokesman said Smithey died "of complications caused by head hijuries." Arkansas coaches said he played only briefly in the A&M game and films showed no blow on the head that could have caused the injury. Chargers, Barnes remembers linebacker Chuck Allen "cracking an ankle — the bone sticking right through his skin." And so Barnes decided during the 1965 season that he was playing his last year and would turn to painting about the sport. "I kept a little pencil and a piece of paper tucked in the top of my stocking," said Barnes, "and I made notes whenever I could on what possibly might make good paintings." One of the best examples of what Harnes lias done is "Sunday's Gladiators," a massive painting whose setting is a coliseum one might have seen in the days of the gladiators in Rome. Only the gladiators are pro football players. Voynow Services CHICAGO (AP) — Funeral services were held Tuesday for Edward E. Voynow, 6.S, who died Saturday. Voynow was a former member of the Illinois Racing Board and was president of Edward Petry and Co. until he retired in 1964. Dramatic Boot ViHanueva Saved Dallas And His Son By JACK DONOVAN DALLAS (AP) — Dallas Cowboys' kicker Danny ViHanueva, who admits, "This has not been one of my better seasons," probably kicked the most important field goal of his lite last Sunday. The kick, from the Washington 20-yai'd line with 15 seconds to play, gave Dallas a 31-30 victory. It possibly saved the life of his 3-year-old son Jimmy. While Papa ViHanueva was 1,400 miles away in Washington playing footb^, Jimmy had visited a friend in the apartment complex where Danny, his wife Myma, and their two »ons Uve. After the game Jimmy was running home and was so excited atwut his father winning the game that he fell into a swimming pool. A neighbor, Robert Somerell, saw the hoy fall, jumped into six feet of water and rescued Jimmy. "I don't know what would have happened if I had missed that field goal," Villanueva said today. "It is so ironic. I had kicked a field goal that won a game. "A terrific roar went up in the apartment house when the game was over and he (Somer ell) went to the door to go outside and saw my boy falling in the pool." Villanueva, 29, in his seventh year in the National Football League, said the game-winning kick was the "finest hour of my career. The team needed it and the town needed it I never kicked a bigger one. "This has not been one of my better seasons. I'm not hitting the ball as well at I should have. This field goal Just might do wonders for me." Villanueva, who came to the Cowlwys last season in a trade with the Los Angeles Rams' added that the moment he went on the field to try the three- pointer "I had an awful feeling I just can't describe. "I had it in my power to save or destroy a season. It was a season for a whole town. I never saw a town more emotionally involved in a team than Dallas." The Cowboys, 1% games behind Eastern Division leader St. Louis and needing the victory to stay in contention, were met by an estimated 3,000 persons at the airport when they arrived home Sunday night. Pressure On "Baby Bombers" Notre Dame Is 3-Point Choke Over Spartans By WnX ORmSLEY SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame's Baby Bombers, Terry Hanratty and Jim Sey-; mour, are tense but not panicky over the big game with tough Michigan State Saturday. "Sure, I feel a little nervous, but the whole team does," acknowledged Seymour, the 19- year-old pass-catching end of the Fighting Irish's celebrated sophomore battery today. "It's not that we're jittery or scared. We're just all fired up. I've never seen a team so up for a game." Hanratty, the 18 - year - old quarterback, said he felt there was no chance that the younger members of the team might crack under the pressure such an important game. i "We've played eight games' TABS UCLA TO DEFEAT SOU CAL Claasen Picks Irish— "Defense Will Decide It Joe Schmidt's Boy Mike Lucci Defensive Ace of Week By HAL BOCK of; Associated Press Sports Writer Joe Schmidt, Detroit's man in 1 J I. V J ..r, .J the middle for 13 years, gets the credit for another fine job of linebacking for the Lions, and the older men on the team — LaiTy Conjar, Nick Eddy, NEW YORK (AP) - Notre Dame will defeat Michigan State Saturday in college football's Game of the Decade — and the Irish defense will be responsible. Tlie names of the Noti-e Dame passing combination of Terry Hanratty to Jim Seymour plus flic two running backs, .Nick Eddy and Larry Conjar, virtually have become household names during the season with its eight straight victories. But who knowns the names of the defensive unit that blanked five of tliose opponents and allowed the other three foes only that's quite a trick when you a total of four touchdowns? George Goeddeko - will keep consider that Schmidt hasn't This is the initial Notre Dame lie caH-IArl H/^.im >' t e , • , , us settled down. Notre Dame's hopes of winning the national championship and completing 'ts first perfect season since 1949 depends largely on this pair of rookies who 'l tackled a man in anger last season. When Schmidt since foursome which will be there to greet any Michigan State ball retired after Kevin Hardy, 270 last year, the Lions kept him in ! their organization as lineback- hu, r • . iing coach. His No. 1 student wasi""' ^\L?I^^^ ''"^S'-^-lMfke Lucci, the heir apparenttol-d- pounds, and Pete Duranko, 240, at the tackles, and Allen Page, 240, and Tom Rhoads, 220, at 76ers And Hawks In Win Column NEW YORK (AP) - Hal Greer has been practicing sbt years to give Coach Alex Hannum a proper thank you. Now, with some help from his Philadelphia TBer teammates, he thinks he has it. "We beat Boston by only one game last year, but lost the playoffs," Greer says. "We figure we ought to win it by seven games tills season and take the playoffs, too." If Greer is right, and the 76ers do end the Celtics' eight-year reign over the National Basketball Association, what better thank you could Hannum get? The way Greer and his teammates looked Tuesday night and thus far tiiis season, Greer's thoughts might come as true as his jump shot. The 76er guard, who got his first starting chance in the NBA from Hannum six years ago with Syracuse, dropped in 33 points as Philadelphia raced to a 92-Gi lead and then watched reserves hang on for a 113-109 victory over the New York Knicks. In the only other game, at St. Louis, the Hawks pulled away ft-om (Chicago in the final minutes for a 107-99 victory behind Lennie Wilkens' 30 points. The decision for Philadelphia was its 12th in 13 games this season and increased its East- em Division lead over the idle Celtics to 1% games. of the country. Their poise will be given a severe test at East Lansing, Mich., Saturday by a big, rugged and uuick Michigan State team which has swept through nine games in a row N.otre Dame, top-ranked nationally, is a three-point favorite over the No. 2 Spartans. Hanratty, a 6-foot-l, 190.pound throwing whiz from Butler, Pa., has completed 77 of 143 passes for 1,221 yards ard eight touchdowns. He can whip a sidearm short pass through a maize of enemy arms or hit a moving target half the distance down the field. Seymour, 6-4 and 205 pounds, is quick and has remarkable moves. He has caught 37 passes tor 712 yards and sbc touchdowns. The rangy p .ni from Berkley, Mich., injured his ankle in the Oklahoma game Oct. 22, but returned to the lineup against Duke last week. "My ankle is fine," he says. "I'll be ready." • his job. And the way Lucci has come through makes you believe that Schmidt is as fine a teacher as he was a linebacker. Michigan State's defense is keyed to Bubba Smith, the end who towers 6-7 and weighs 290. Sometimes he shifts to middle guard but no matter where he • BOWUNG • COFFEE AND DONUT LEAGUB High games—Becky Pasley 198; Roseanna Schallert 183; Mildred Parr 168; Audrey Slater 164; Winnie Lee 158. High Series—Winnie Lee 468j Audrey Slater 452; Nonna Davenport 448; Judy Lee 445; Shirley Schwitz 428. GOOD NEIGHBORS I^AGUE High Games-Betty Ahlf 184; Betty Hyslop 179; Betly Mulkey 175; Jinny White 171; Bea Flota 168; Kay Lee 164. Higli Series—Betty Hyslop 510; Betty Ahlf 502; Betty Mulkey 478; Harrictft Ferrill 457; Wilma Wright 445; Thelma Davis 429. INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE Higli Games—J. Wilbanks 246; J. Millcn 233; I. McConnaughey 231; B. Wallace 224; T. Gockel 223; L. Poston 217-206. High Series—L. Poston 612; I. McConnaughey 599; J. Millen 584; T. Gockel 579; C. Scai-brough 577; B. Wallace 5T3. LADIES CITY LEAGUE Higli Games—223 Lindell Levall; 220 Marilyn Sendelback; 190 Roxie Gaunt; 189 Merle Davis; 182 Jo Ann Rickey. High Series—573 Marilyn Sendelback; .536 Lindell Levall; 505 Merle Davis; 504 Roxie Gaunt; 4SB Grace Anthony. ^r „!Li "^t?;ri,^^^^^^^^ the opposition doesn't try to annoy him. The Spartan attack, Tarkenton passes last Sunday, ran one back 53 yards for a touchdown and was named tlie National Football League's Defensive Player of the Week for his part in Detroit's 25-24 victory over Minnesota. "It was just a combination of my being in the right place at the right time and our line's hard rush on Tarkenton," Lucci said later. "All three times I sensed where the ball was going and cut in front of the receiver." Two of Lucci's interceptions set up field goals by Garo Yepremian and the other resulted in the touchdown. When Schmidt announced his retirement, the Lions tried to change his mind and, failing that, got him to agree to stay on as linebacking coach. Lucci was his No. 1 project. NU BOWL I^IDIES LEAGUE High Games—Pat Davis 216; M. Blackford 198; L. Smith 194; H. Thackrcy 178; C. Castic 177; S. Church 172. High Series-L, Smith 550; P. Davis 536; .M. Blackford 499; P. Bangort 478; A. Stubcr 464; C. Pigg 463. EIGHT BALUS IXAGUE High Games—Doris Bailey 219; Marvcne RoUinson 178; Alice Palmer 177; Helen Gaai- 176; Shirley Pettit 175; Rutli Schwen- ninger 170. Higli Series—Doris Bailey 521; Alice Palmer 511; Rutli Schwen- ningev .506; Em Gockel 493; Mar-0 Rollinson 477; Donna Gi'een 464. STANDINGS "NEITHER TEAM CAN RUN AGAINST OTHER" N'western And Purdue Coaches Know 'Em Both By JOE M008HIL PREP SCORES TY( ER'S JEFFERSON MOTORS INC 20 J.,rdun "Southern iHmoi". lorqcst Automcliilc Ocolcr" Pontiac Cadillac -Buirl< GMC IrtuU^ Mt Vf By TOE ASSOCIATED PRESS Vienna 73, Pope County 53 Carlyle 71, Mulberry Grove 63 Hutsonville, 51, Kansas 43 Ridgway 78, Enfield 60 St. Francisville 73, GrayvlUe 58 Odin 56, Sandoval 51 Brownstown 65, Ramsey M Windsor 91, Findlay 51 Cowden 55, Tower Hill 51 Wayne City 88, Cisne 82. Wellington 69, Rankin 63 Buckley-Loda 59, Cissna Park 58 Westfield 91, Chrisman 41 Young America 69, Brocton 62 Woodlawn 68, Bluford 67 Trico 57, Okawvillc 47 Breese 47, CouIterviUe 41 (ot) Vamuo* lUb Avistoa M CHICAGO (AP)-Evei-y football buff in the country is busy trying to figure who will win the Notre Dame-MicWgan State football game Saturday but there are only two men who have first-hand knowledge. They happen to be Alex Agase, Northwestern's coach, £md Jack Mollenkopf, Purdue's coach. Agase and Mollenkopf have the distinction and misfortune of being the only coaches who have faced both Michigan State and Notre Dame. Naturally, neither Agase nor Mollenkopf risk picking a winner. "Let's say the final score will be 15-14," Mollenkopf told the Chicago Football Writers Tuesday, "and you can pick your own winner. "Notre Dame is deeper in personnel," said Mollenkopf "and Michigan State may have an edge in speed. Both defenses are great, I don't think either team can run against the other and must rely on passing. Notre Dame has shown better passing." Agase feels there is no way to measure a game upon wliich so much is at stake. "Tlirow all past performances out the window," said Agase. "you have to rate them even- stephen and start from scratch. "Coaches know one hundred per cent what their own team will attempt and ninety per cent what the opposition will try to do." Oddly enough, Notre Dame and Michigan State had opposite experiences against the common rivals which both teams faced on successive weekends. Notre Dame struggled to a 2614 victoiy over Purdue and the following week blew Northwest- em apart 35-7. Michigan State ran into Purdue at midseason, piled ,up a 280 lead in the third quarter and coasted to a 41-20 victory. The following week the Spartans ran into a dogged Northwestern team and were hard pressed to put across a 22-0 decision in a game which was a lot closer than tfat foorc iadieates, Zip, Whrr, Whoosh The Monster Scouts For Arizona St. By STEVE BA8SETT TEMPE, Ariz. (AP).-"WhnT, whoosh, brr, clackiy clack." Translated: The split end goes right off the I-formation with the flanker right and the left halfback in motion. "Zip, whrrr, whoosh," and so the sounds went as the plays of Arizona State's next football opponent were analyzed, almost down to the boil on the quarterback's neck. There was no need to look for chalk diagrams on the blackboard, young crew-cut coaching which has scored the points that has meant nine successive triumphs, has Bob Apisa doing the heavy blasting; Clinton Jones and Dwight Lee sweeping the ends; and Jim Raye doing the throwing. But it wiU be the defense that decides. Here's how the other major battles Saturday look: UCLA over Southern California: The tension for this one, which will decide the Pacific 8 Rose Bowl representative, has been building up since a year ago when UCLA squeaked past the Trojans, 20-14. Wyoming over Brigham Young: Here's another one that pits the two top contenders for a conference title against each other. With the Western Athletic loop laurels at stake, tiie >nod goes to Jerry DePoyster of the Cowboys. North Carolina State over Clemson: Clemson already has won at least a tie for the Atlantic Coast Conference flag but could be pulled back to the field by dropping its final two games to N.C. State and South Carolina. Harvard over Yale: Harvard needs a triumph in this traditional contest for a share of the Ivy League title. The Crimson boasts two top running backs in Bobby Leo and Vic Gatto, Yale has the better passer in Pete Doherty. Princeton over Cornell: The Tigers' already the Big Three champions, could tie for the Ivy League honors with a victory. Arkansas over Texas Tech: It W Harry's Market 26 Lipp's Constmction _.. 26 Pep Drilling 23^ Rusty's Drive In 21 Y.M.C.A 20% Skel Gals 15 Keelc Milling 15 Fii-st National Bank... 9 L 13 13 15M 18 18% 24 24 30 High Games — Jack Kluck- Charles Fanning 181; Bob Beard 176; Bob Higgins 174; Quanette Hayes 175; Mabel Bellamy 168; Nina Beard 154. Higli Series—Charles Fanning 497; Jack Kluck 481; Bob Higgins 478; Quanette Hayes 440; Nina Beard 396; Mabel Bellamy 392. STANDINGS W Pink Panthers 25 Valley Bowlers 21% L 11 14% 20 20% 21 21 Gingham Kitchen 16 Beard's Gulf Sei-vice.... 15% Bel-Knaps 15 Night Owls 15 HAVANA, Cuba (AP) - Russia carried a three-point lead over the second place United States team into the final three rounds ot tlie World Chess Olympics today. The Soviet team had accumulated 29% points to 26% for the Americans. Russia won three games Monday night while Bobby Fisdier accounted for the only American victoiy of the evening. is almost monotonous, but if the Porkers win this one they are in the Cotton Bowl for the third shraight year. Koufax Is Runnerup Roberto Clemente MVP In National By MUBBAY CHASS assistants with cUp boards or, I YOI« (AP) - R^^^^^ for that matter, a football field i Clemente,flasliy r.ght beldei o or dirty sweat sock. Instead, in dustfree, almost antiseptic surroundings, with temperatures at a constant 65 to 75 degrees, there was "The Monster." The seven-unit $250,000 computer insatiably ate its way through stacks of scouting reports amid a galaxy of blinking lights, spinning magnetic tapes, clicking typewriters and indistinguishable sounds. In preparation for a recent the Pittsburgh Pirates, was named the National League's Most Valuable Player today, edging Los Angeles' Sandy Koufax by only 10 points. Clemente, whose timely and explosive hitting helped the Pirates come close to winning the pennant, received one less first- place vote than 27-game winner Koufax but won on total points, 218 to 208. Clemente had eight votes for first, Koufax nine. Koufax won the MVP award game with Oregon, the compu-' jn 1963 and finished second to tor was fed 400 plays from the Ducks' early season games. Once placed on punch cards, about an hour task, The Monster needed only 50 minutes to digest the plays and print a complete scouting report. This Included the frequency of plays and formations, down and distance per play, whether from right or left hash mark, passes, touchdowns, two-point conversion tries, plays from inside their own and opponent's 20-yard line—and then refinements on all of these. "It would take three coaches from 38 to 40 hours to do the same thing," said Paul Kemp, Arizona State backfield coach. "It gives us speed and even some accuracy we wouldn't get if we were doing the reports by San Francisco's Willie Mays last year. Just two weeks ago the brilliant Dodger left-hander was named, for an unprecedented tliird time, the winner of the Cy Young Award as baseball's best pitcher. Clemente, who batted .317, hit 29 homers and drove in 119 runs, was the only player named on all 20 ballots which were cast by two baseball writers in each league city. Koufax was named on all but one ballot, but even if he had drawn a second-place vote on that one lie would have fallen one point short. A first-place vote is worth 14 points, a second-place nine, a third-place eight and down to! Dodgers to tlioir second straight for first, 10 for second and two for third. Koufax, who became a 20-game winner for the third time , collected nine votes for first, six for second, one for third, two for fourth and one for fifth. Felipe Alou of Atlanta drew two first-place votes and fin. ished fifth with 83 points while Philadelphia's Rich Allen got the other vote for first and placed fourth with 107. Mays had 111 for tliird. Rounding out the first 10 are Juan Marichal, San Francisco, 74; Phil Regan, Los Angeles, 66; Hank Aaron, Atlanta, 57; Matty Alou, Pittsburgh. 37, and Pete Rose, Cincinnati, 31. The award for Clemente comes in a year when he missed winning a thii-d straight batting title and fourth over-all. His .317 average was fourth best in the league, but his 29 homers and 119 RBI were the most he's ever had in one season. Qemente's performance was the primary reason the Piratss led the league for much of the season. They faltered near the end, were eliminated from contention on the next-to-the-last day of the season and finished in third place, three games out. Despite tlic constant pain in his left arm, Koufax pitcl-'ed the one for 10th place. hand," said Kemp. "We're real) Clemente, 32 and a 12-yeai- pleased. veteran, received eight votes pennant. And for the second straight season he won the pennant-clinching game.
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