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Six Logansport. Indiana, Risros-Tribune Monday Evening, Mjy 14, 1962. Indians Whip Yanks Twice; Cubs Win 2 Giants Hold Four Game Lead in ML By JOE SARGIS UPI Sports Writer Chuck Essegian, the chunky outfielder with the musical name, came to the Cleveland Indians for a song, and from the way he's rapping the ball of late it's the prettiest tune heard anywhere by manager Mel McGaha. In fact, Essegian, who wasn't counted on for regular duty when the season began, is wielding such a hot bat that he is making it downright difficult for. the platoon conscious McGaha to keep him out of the starting lineup. Chuck, a failure with five different major league clubs before the Indians got him from the Kansas City Athletics a year ago for pitcher Julius Grant, hit a key home run and single. Sunday to lead. Cleveland to a 6-4 and 8-5 sweep over the New York Yankees and into first place in the American League. Essegian had five hits in eight at-'bats during the long afternoon to boost, his batting average to .375, his home run total to four and his runs batted in to 11 in 17 games. Wins Sixth Game Dick Donovan went all the way in the opener to register his sixth victory without a loss. It also was the veteran right-hander's second win of the year over the Yankees, whom the Indians now have beaten five times in seven, games. The second-game victory went to Barry Latman, second of three Cleveland pitchers. The Indians tagged Whitey Ford for nine of their 11 hits in the opener, John Romano hitting a three-run homer right at the start to make things easier for Donovan Essegian hit his homer in the fifth after the Yankees had cut the deficit to 3-2. Jerry Kindall's three-run homer in the second game started the Indians on a comeback after the Yankees had built up a 5- lead. Essegian's sixth innngi single broke a 5-5 tie and Cleveland went on from there to nail down the second game and take a half- £ame lead in the AL. The Minnesota Twins routed the Kansas City Athletics, 10-3; the Chicago White Sox rallied for seven runs in the eighth inning to beat the Los Angeles Angels, 156; the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Senators, 3-2, on a disputed homer, and the Detroit Tigers nipped the Boston Red Sox, 6-5, in other AL games. Giants Win Again In the National League, the first-place San Francisco Giants downed the Houston Colts, 7-2; the Los Angeles Dodgers took advantage of loose St. Louis play to beat the Cardinals, 4-3; the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-4; the Milwaukee Braves nipped the New York Mets, 3-2, and the Chicago Cubs climbed out of the cellar by beating the Philadelphia Phillies twice, 8-7 and 8-5. Major League Results By United Press International American League Washington 000000020—2 60 Baltimore 200 000 001— 3 50 Rudolph, Kutyna (8) and Set-! zer. Fisher, Wilhelm (8) and Triandos. Winner — Wilhelm (1-1) Loser—Kutyna (0-3). HR—B. Robinson, Piersall, E. Robinson. Boston ' 001 102 010— 5 12 0 Detroit 020 031 OOx—6 4 2 Cisco, Fornieles (6), Radatz (8) and Pagliaroni. Regan, Aguirre (8) and Brown. Winner — Regan (3-2). Loser —Cisco (3-2). HR — Brown 2, Yastrzemski, Schilling, Geiger. Kansas City 002 001 000- 3 8 0 Minnesota 000 113 41x—10 11 0 Bass, Grim (6), Pfister (7), Segui (8) and Sullivan. Bonikowski (3-1) and Battey Loser-'Bass (0-5). HRs—Howser, Allen, Power; First Game New York Oil 001 001— 451 Cleveland 300 010 02x—6 li 1 Ford, Coates (8) and Blanchard. Donovan (5-0) and Romano. Loser — Ford (3-2). HR. — Romano, Blanchard, Boyer, Essegian, Maris. Second Game New York 202 100 000— 582 Cleveland 000 313 Olx- 8 13 0 Bouton, Sheldon (4), Turley (0) and Howard. Bell, Latman (3), Allen (7) and Romano. Winner— Latman (1-3). Loser-Sheldon (11). HRs-Pepitone, Kindall, Francona. Chicago 100 004 073-15 16 0 Los Angeles 000 010 410— 6 10 4 Buzhardt, Zanni (7), Kemmerer (8), Fisher (8) and Carreon Grba, Duren (8)i Fowler (8), Spring (8), Morgan (8) and Rodgers. Winner —Zanni (2-0). Loser—Duren (1-3). HR-JBurgess. National League First Game Philadelphia 020 100 040- 7 10 1 Chicago 020 Old 302— 8 13 1 Owens, Green (7), Baldschun (8) and Dalrymple, White (8), Oldis (9). Cardwell, Elston (8), Schultz (9) and Barragan, Thacker (0). Winner—Schultz (2-1). Loser-Baldschun (1-3). HR — Klaus, Williams, Altman.. Second Game Philadelphia 210 001 010— 5 12 2 Chicago 201 111 20x—8 10-0 Short, Locke (6), Sullivan (8) and' bld;s, Dalrymple (6): Brewer, Schultz (2), Anderson (6) and Barragan. Winner—Schultz (3-1) Loser—Short (1-2). HRs—Savage, Banks, Hubbs, Taylor, Altman. Los Angeles 000 000 040— 4.52 St. Louis 010 100 001— 391 Podres, L. Sherry (8), Perrano- ski (9), Roebuck (9) and Roseboro. Jackson, Ferrarese. (8) Washbum (8), McDaniel (9) and Oliver. Winner—Podres (3-2). Loser—Jackson (3-4). Pittsburgh 004 000 000—4 10 2 Cincinnati 103 001 Olx— 6 12 0 Friend, Olivo (7), Sturdivant (8) and Burgess, Neeman (3 Purkey, Henry (8), Brosnan (9) and Edwards. Winner — Purkey (6-0) Loser—Friend (4-3). HR. — •Pinson, Marshall, Robinson. San Francisco 000 014 Oil— 7 13 0 Houston 000 000 002— 261 Sanford (4-2) and Haller. Johnson, Giusti (7) and Smith. Lcser —Johnson (0-5). HR—Pagan. Milwaukee 000 010 021)— 391 New York 001 000 100— 263 Butler (2-0) and Crandall. Hook (2-2) and Landrith. HR—McMillan, Boiling. Johnson Wins One Fight, Loses Another PHILADELPHIA (UPI)'' —Manager Pat Olivieri confers today with his attorney and a representative of a German fight promoter on a possible contract for Harold Johnson, light heavyweight champion, to defend against Gustav OBubi) Scholtz in Germany next month. But Johnson, who won almost universal recognition as champion Saturday night with a unanimous, 15-round decision over Doug Jones of New York, wanted no part of it. "If Olivieri signs for any bouts, he better be ready to fight them himself," the champion said. Olivieri was equally adamant that Johnson would not carry out his plans of meeting heavyweight Zora Folley in New York on June 9. The manager .pointed out that he has a court injunction preventing Johnson from signing for any bouts without his (Olivieri's) approval. "If he doesn't fight for me, he isn't going to fight at all," Olivieri said. The manager hoped, however, that his attorney, Thomas Me- Bride, could convince Johnson's attorneys -to persuade the boxer to agree to any contract reached with Fred Sommers of Los Angeles. Sommers represents German promoter Fritiz Gretzschel, who offered .Johnson $50,000 to defend against Scholz in Germany next month. George Gainford, hired by Johnson as manager after he had broke with Olivieri in January, agreed to the fight but Gretzschel wired Sommers that only Olivieri's signature would make a contract valid. If Johnson doesn't agree to Oli- Rambling At Random REFLECTIONS-ON A LONG WEEKEND — Btfb Kerns would have been limed in the 100-yard dash'trials, in 'at Ipast :10,2 if he had been pushed. Kerns kepi? looking over his shoulder to see if he had to go all out and didn't. . . Jack Wasson did the : same thing in the. 220 arid it almost backfired . . . . .Although the >mile relay team failed to score any points in the sectional, it was 'a pleasant surprise anyway. . .It was.easily the best time recorded by, a Logan team this ;,season. . . .Bob Wolf got, a hand across the knee during, the high hurdles which probably slowed his time somewhat. He .broke stride twice. . . . Head judge Russ Fiedler and this writer were the targets for 'a few barbs from a couple of Keck- lers who were "judges." We are considering giving Fiedler a Weekly column starting August 15 which will be entitled. "What's Wrong 'With Roberts." Starter Meredith Payne of Greenfield did an excellent 'job during the sectional. ". . . .Coach Fred Kinder does as good a job of running a track meet as we've ever seen . . . .Everything goes off click- click, click. * * * North Caston coach Shannon Jones, told us at the sectional meet that the Comets start basketball player Lonnie Showley is definitely beaded for Butler University, .as reported here several weeks ago. . . . John Beckman will be hard to handle before his high school career is over. His :52.8 time Friday was his best to date and he gained; revenge over Marion's Publow .who hud defeated the Logan runner twice earlier this year. . . .John's only a sophomore. . . .Kokomo's Dennis Jones runs his best when Tipton's Hoc is running in the same race. „ . .There was -never more than five yards between the two runners. ... GERMANS WIN AGAIN CHICAGO (UPI) — The North German All-Star soccer team defeated the Chicago All-Stars, ,.3-0, Sunday to boost their, winning streak to three on the tour/.The Germans will play in Union City, N. J., next Sunday. SATURDAY — It was hard to tell at Riverside Park at the Lo gansport baseball invitational who had the. biggest smile on his face after Ed Maple hit his home run to cinch the championship over Kokomo—Ed \>r his father who was sitting behind the Logan dugout. . . .Freshman; hurler Rich Schubach ;\yas very impressive in .his four innings of relief pitching in the championship game, . . . Watch the faces 'of opposing "hitters when Tom Gaby takes the mound j in .reHef for Logansport during" a baseball game. •'. . . Nothing but frowns. . T*hey don't like the idea of facing the fire- bailer one little bit. : . .Wes Parmeter Was onee,again sensational at his first base position. .'.He wowed the viewing fans time and time again with his long stretch and especially with a one-hand, stab of a foul ball that he grabbed by leaning over the .fence down the* first, base line. . .Kokomo's Avery was just as great in' centerfield. . . .He .robbed the Carries ' of extra base 'hits at least three times in the championship contest. . . : * * * SUNDAY—Logan's No. 1 golfer Dick Gray apparently having trouble with' his putting was getting all kinds of help on the practice green at Dykeraan Park.'. . One of the top local golfers, Dick Ncltiercutt was offering his slid . . .How can a golfer who. has been playing golf 19 years three- putt 11 greens on 18 holes???. . . Answer of the week—First golfer: "If there's a worse putter in the wolrld let him stand and be accounted for." Second golfer: "I've been on my feet all day. . ," * *• n To hear some Cub Fans talk after the' results of yesterday's ball games were in it'll be Chicago and the Yanks in the World Series. . .Three in a row!!!! Success sometimes goes to a fella's head. DICK WATTS STILL CHAMP PHILADELPHIA -Harold Johnson of Philadelphia scored a unanimous 15-round decision over Doug Jones of New York for the light- heavyweight title of the world, except the stale of California. SNAP RECORD FRESNO, Calif. —The University of Oregon four-mile relay team, anchored by Dyroi Burleson, broke the world record by 15 seconds with a'time of 16:08.9 in the West Coast Relays. viei-i's bouts, his next opponent probably won't be decided until after the fighter and the manager have their day in court on June 4. On that date, Johnson's suit and Olivieri's counter-suit are to be argued.. Johnson petitioned the courts here to' nullify his contract with Olivieri and to,make the manager account for all 'the purses -won by the fighter .under Olivieri's six years as manager. '.Olivieri countered with a suit for $62,000 which he claimed Johnson owes him for money paid the fighter or his creditors over arid above frh' a t earned by Johnson in his fights. Only calculator so simple you can use ft in the dark! VICTOR automatic printing calculator divide-multiply-subtract-add with one touch of the MAGIC MOTOR BAR VICTOR QUALITY FEATURES Exclusive Automatic Clear, concise Constant Division and record tape Multiplication Exclusive Simpla- Key metal case brown as low as $ 435 00 FREE! Gold Plated Golf Ball....with , *„„„ , every demonstration of the Victor Au- \ - -M .tornatic Printing '.Calculator.' , ^~--=*' JACK BARTON BUSINESS MACHINE CO. 314-5th Dial. 2919 LHS Relays, Golf Sectional Highlight Logan Sports Week Palmer Goes to P Playoff at Colonial ott; By ED FIXE .UPI Sports. Writer ] ' FORT WORTH, Tex. (UPI) Arnold Palmer, who is.'success^ fully fatniliar with, such./things, and young Johnny Pott, wlio hasn't been too .successful, .meet, in an IB-hole playoff-today/foc the Colonial, .^National Invitation Tournament's .'»7;000 top money. : ' Palmer blew, a three-stroke lead and Pott roared from seven strokes off the pace on Sunday's .final gusty, sun- baked round to wind-up in a tie at one-over-par 281 ,;fpr the 72-hole regulation rbiite. ''',.. It wias in sharp-.contrast to'P,al- mer's usual finishing flourish with which he has won many of his previous 33,major victories as ; a pro. He floundered to a 38-38—76, over. Colonial Country Club's 7,112-yard,' par 35-35—70 'layout, while Pott methodically .s;w:u rig a 35-34-789 onto the! Scoreboard. It will mark the llth' time Palmer has been involved'irt a playoff and he'll be going after h is eighth playoff'victory. Pott, who has won but .two championships in His six years .as a pro, has won but one'of three previous playoff .encounters'. ... , Almost Has,-It" Palmer and Pott closed out one stroke ahead of challenging. Bruce Crampton of Australia, who could have won it on his own but .for his second successive double bogey on the final closing' hole before a gallery of 16;000 spectators. Crampton both Saturday and Sunday 'saw his approach shot to the final green bounce off into a lateral water hazard for a one- stroke penalty, both times he also two-putted after.his recovery shot, Crampton finished with a. 37-37 — 74 for a 282 and ,$2,500 third money, while former amateur champioji Jack Nicklaus closed out with"'.a 34-35-^9 ,and 'a 283 to win $2,000 and mark the 15th con.- secutiye time. he's been, in the. money' since" turning professional six'months ago. /.•_ •', Jim Ferree. and Gay Brewer Jr.'posted final rounds of 32-37— 69' and/ 3.9-36—72," respectively, to finisti'.-at 284, and split ?3,500 "evenly. Doug Ford, who ha,d a closing 39-37—76, and Bo; Wininger, who had - a 34-'3Jf-71, , earned.',, $1,550 ech with their 285s. ; .; : • Plisybr Fades Ga^ry Player, who started t.h'e final round tied with Crampton three strokes back of Palmer, skidded to a 41-37—78 and wound up ."at 286 along with defending champion Doug Sanders, who had a 35-372-72. They won $1,350 each. ''•Palmer's game was sour all day, but it turned particularly bitter at the end of the day -when he bogeyed the 16th and 17th and had a potential 12-foot birdie putt skied to a halt on the lip of the cup on No. 18. He was in s i x traps and four, roughs on his final round. , ' WIN TWO,IN HOW NEW YORK CUPI) - Sheffield United of England edged an All- Star .team of American and German-American soccer leagues on Sunday,. 3-2. It was 'the second victory in as many days for the Englishmen, who downed the •Ukrainian Nationals, 4-1, Saturday. SIGN TWO .TACKLES BOSTON (UI) '— The Boston Patriots of the American Football League have "signed defensive tackles Dick Klein and Jim Lee •Hunt for the 1962 season. Both were regulars on the Patriots last vear. TRY YOUR SKILL ON OUR PUTTING GREEN TUESDAY THROUGH 'FRIDAY. LEVI'S HOLE-IN-ONE TOURNAMENT Tuesday—Wednesday—Thursday—-friday May 15 May 16 May 17 May 18 CLOTHING DEPARTMENT, 2nd FLOOR .. 2 practice shots. 3rd shot official. "Hole- in One" must be witnessed by Store Employee. Starting with the Logan Relays at the LHS stadium Monday night and running through the regional track meet at Fort Wayne and the LHSAA golf sectional here on Friday, it'll be a busy week for ; the athletic teams at Logans- .port High School. Coach Fred Kinder's crew will host 20 other schools in the Relays Monday night during which over a dozen different events will be.run off, not including a couple ,of-special events. . The baseball team has three dates, and two are North Central Conference engagements. The Berries are at Winamac Monday •afternoon and then host Anderson Tuesday and Richmond Thursday, both games at Riverside Park. The local tennis squad has a busy slate and will be wrapping up its NCC schedule. The Netters are at Anderson Monday afternoon and at the same time will finish a match' with Muncie Central that was tied at 3-3 with one doubles to play. Tuesday the Berries take' on Indianapolis Tech in (he Capital City. Logansport's golf team has its final dual meet slated for Wednesday at Dykeman Park with a tough crew from Lebanon. Logan dropped a decision to Lpbariori on the latter's course earlier in the season. Lebanon will be one of (he teams to beat' for the sectional title Friday. The Berries host the sectional at Dykeman Park on Friday with 19 teams in the. meet. Some of the beter teams .in the meet will be West Lafayelle, Kokomo and Crawfordsville, besides Lebanon and Logan, Several records are in danger during the Logansport Relays. Dennis Jones of Kokomo ran just a shade over the 4:30.0 mark in the sectional Friday and is a good bet to . topple the 4:33.4 record in that event. Tipton's mile relay team will be out to erase the 3:30.8 mark in that event. Athletes and fans will have another great meet to lake in and three young ladies from Logansport High School will make the surroundings much more pleasant. Pat Anderson. Sue Hodge and Shelly Morris are candidates for the Relays Queen and 'the crowing of the queen is always one of the highlights of the relays. NAMES TRACK COACH KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (UPI) Chuck Rohe, former Mississippi Southern football player and distance runner, has been named head track coach, ftttlie University of Tennessee. Rohe, who has been track coach at Furmari Ihe last,five years, succeeds Ralph Patterson. MUSIAL HTTLESS ST. LOUIS (UPI) - Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals ran his hitless streak to 13 Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Musial remains one hit short of Hans Wagner's National League record of 3,430 hits. 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