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Logansport, Indiana
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Monday, May 21, 1962
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BTonrlay Evening, May 21, 1962 Logansporf, ]|ndiana, Pharos-Tribune Seven Castof f s Causing Plenty Of ace: Essegian Paces March of Rejects By JOE SABGIS UPI Sports Writer ' It's beginning to look like the "year of the castoff" in the major leagues. In baseball parlance, the "cast off" is a reject, a retread or simply a guy for whom a club no longer has any use. This year a whole contingent of players storied Off with the "castoff" label—guys like Chuck Essegian of the Indians, Bo Belinsky of the Angels, Billy Pierce of the Giants and Frank Thomas of the Mats, to name a few, Given a chance to make good with new teams, 1962's "castoffs" are causing a lot of red faces in many front offices. Essegian, turned down by five other major league clubs, had four nils in eight at-bats, including two home runs that helped the Indians set an American League record, split a doubleheader with the Detroit Tigers and remain in a first-place tie with the New York Yankees. - Set Homer Mark His two homers and six others gave the Indians .a total of 25 for. eight games, breaking *he old AL record of 22'sat by the Yankees last year. Cleveland won the opener, 7-6, but lost the nightcap, 8-6. Bubba Phillips' ninth-inning single broke up the first game, while Jim Running's three-inning relief stint helped the Tigers gain the split in the second game. The two homers gave Essegian 10 for the season in only. 23 games ^and helped 'boost his batting average to .385—fops in the AL. Al Kaline tot two homers for the Tigers in the nightcap -to take over the AL lead with 12. The Yankees, meanwhile,, downed the Minnesota Twins, 4-3, but lost, 4-2, in the 13-inning second game; the Los Angeles Angels swept the Boston Red Sox, 5-3 -and 1-0; the Chicago White Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles twice, by 8-3 scores, and the Kansas City Athletics nipped the Washington Senatans, 1-0, and then lost, 7-5. Mets Win Two In the National League, the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Braves, 7-6 and J-6; the San Francisco Giants widened then- lead to 4'/£ games by bouncing back to beat the Houston Colts, 7-4, after dropping a ft-5 decision; the Chicago Cubs swept the Philadelphia Phillies, 64 and 11-2; the Pittsburgh Pirates downed, the Cincinnati Reds, 8-2, and the St. Louis Cardinals edged Los Angeles, 4-3, to take over second place by 13 percentage points: Major League Results By United ress International American League (First game) Kansas City 00ft 000 001— 150 Washington 000 000 000— 051 Rakow (4-2) and Azcue. Qsteen, Daniels (9) and Retzer. Loser — Osleen (04). HR—Jimenez. (Second game) Kansas City 003 001 100— 5 10 1 Washington 321 000 Olx— 7 1(1 2 Archer, Wyatt (3), Grim (6), Segui (8) and' Sullivan. Cheney, Rippelmeyer (6), Hamilton (7), Daniels (7) and Schmidt, Retzer (9). Winner—Cheney (1-0). Loser -Archer (0-1). HR-Piersall. (First game) Los Angeles 000 220 010— 591 Boston . 000 102 000— 351 McBride, Grba (7), Spring (7), Duren (8) and Hodgcrs. Monbou- quette, Delock (6), Fornieles (9). and Nixon, Pagliaroni (3), TilK man (8). Winner—MoBride (3-3). Loser-Monbouquette (3-4). HR — Hardy 2. (Second game) Los Angeles 001 000 000— 150 Boston ' 000 000 000— 020 Belinsky (6-1) and Rodgers. Schwall (1-5) and Tillman. (First game) Detroit . 000 003 300— 691 Cleveland 001 221.001— 7 14 0 Regan, Jones (6), Aguirre (8) and Brown. Ramos, Latman (6)| Allen (6) and Romano. Winner- Allen (1-0). Loser—Aguirre (1-2). HR—Ramos, Kindali 2, Green, Colavito. (Second game) Detroit 202 002 110— 8 11 1 Cleveland 220 001 010-6-7 2 Lary, Casale (3),' Bunning (8) and Brown. McDowell, Bell (6), Taylor (7), and Edwards, Romano (9). Winner—Casale (1-0). Loser- McDowell C2-3). HRs—Kaline, Essegian 2, Kirkland, Phillips, Cash. (First game) Minnesota 010 001 001— 381 New York 010 002 001— 4 11 0 Kralick, Stange (7), Moore (9) and Battey. Stafford, Coates (8) and Howard. Winner—Coates (3-0) Loser — Moore (0-1). HR—Killebrew, Maris. (Second game, 13 innings) Minn. 000 010 000 100 2— 4 13 1 N.Y. 100 000 000 100 0— 2 82 Kaat, Stange (10), Moore (11), Stigman (13) and Zimmerman, Battey (7). Sheldon, Turley .(8), Coates (11), Bridges (13) and Howard. Winner — Moore (2-1). Loser—Coates (3-1). • (First game) Baltimore 000 100 200— 390 Chicago 042 200 OOx— 8 14 1 Pappas, Hoeft (2), Quirk (4), Stock (6) and Lau. Buzhardt (5-2) and Lollar. Loser—Pappas (4-2). HR—A. Smith 2, Gentile. (Second game) Baltimore 000 000 030— 392 Chicago Oil 042 OOx- 8 11 0 Estrada, Stock (5), Barber (5), Hoeft. (8) and Triandos. Herbert, Baumann (8) and Lollar. Winner —Herbert (4-1). Loser—Estrada (2-5). HR—Sadowski. National League (First game) Chicago 040 101 000— 6 12 0 Philadelphia 100 000 030— 471 Koonce, Anderson (8) and Ber- lell. Owens, Green (2), Sullivan (B), Baldschun (8) and Dalrymple. Winner—Koonce (2-0). Loser — Owens (1-2). HR—Taylor, Brock, Dalrymple, Callison. (Second game) Chicago . - 002 131 112—11 15 0 Philadelphia Oil 000 000— 242 Buhl (2-2) and Bertell. Hamilton, Short (5), Sullivan (8) and White, Dalrymple (8). Loser — Hamilton (3-3). HR — Williams, Banks, Altman. Cincinnati 010 000 100— 2 10 3 Pittsburgh 040 003 lOx— 8 11 2 Jay, Wills (4), Klippstein (6), Nunn (7) and Edwards. Law (1-1) and Burgess. Loser—Jay (5-4). HR —Mazeroski. St. Louis 101 002 000- 4 7 3 Los Angeles flOO 002 IDOr- 380 Simmons (6-1) and Sawatski. Moeller, Ortega (6), Roebuck (6), L. Sherry (8) and Roseboro. Loser -Moeller (2-4). (First game). Houston 104 001 000— 6 11 1 San Francisco Oil 010 002— 5 « 1 Bruce, Farrell (9) and Ranew. Marichal, Bolin -(8) and Haller. Winner—Bruce' (2-1). Loser—Marichal (7-3). (Second game) Houston 020 020 000— 470 SanFrancisco BOO 000 Olx— 7 10 0 Woodeshick, Anderson (1), Stone (7) and Smith. Pierce (6-0) and Bailey. Loser—Woodeshick (2-3). HR—Aspromohte. (First game) New York 100 000 024— 7 11 2 Milwaukee 400 001 001— 6 10 2 'Miller, MacKenzie (7) and Chiti.'Curtis, Fischer (9), Nottebart (9) and Crandall. Winner — MacKenzie (2-1). Loser—Fischer (1-3). H'R—Jones. (Second game) New York 100 200 800- 9 10 1 Milwaukee 120 000 102— 6 9 2 Jackson, Moorhead (8), Craig (9) and Taylor. Cloninger, Hendley (7), Nottebart (8) and Torre. Winner—Jackson (2-4). Loser — Cloninger (0-1). HRs—Jones, Menke, Neal, Mantilla, Thomas. Joseph Wins 500 Keg Show INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) — Joe Joseph, Lansing, Mich., was richer by $15,800 today after roll' ing 480 for two games in the finals of the "500 Festival Bowling Extravaganza" in Indianapolis Sun day. Billy Golembiewski, Detroit, took second spot in the 550,000 Tournament • of Champions . by bowling 416 for the two games. He received prize money of $10,000. In third spot was Carmen Salvino, Chicago, with a 408 total for the two games. He received $4,000. I Sunday was the windup of the $80,000 extravaganza which opened last Tuesday with some of the country's top keglers competing. Minnesota Girl Takes Golf Meet LAFAYETTE, Ind. (UPI)-Darline Anderson of the University Minnesota fired a 77-85—162 to win the first annual Midwest Women's Collegiate ._Golf Tournament at Purdue Saturday. Close -behind was Andy Cohn of Northwestern University .who carded a 78-86—164 to take second place. Third was Julie Hull, the Women's champion from Purdue who scored 168. Sharon Miller :r of Western Michigan was fourth with 170. '.'•'• » -rfr Tif'-j-¥ t l'r-''-""•**''" "° Rambling At Random A couple of Logansport drivers (but decided to try .for 15 feet. We met with accidents over the week-'.watched his fast two attempts end at the Kokomo Speedway. ; and he missed both without really Larry Gunter was taken to St. coming close/ Denhart then ap- loseph's Hospital in Kokomo with a leg injury. It was later reported that first indications did hot lend toward a serious injury. He rolled over twice,' with the car _;oing up on its nose and landing on top of the retaining wall in the southeast turn. Gunter had also rolled over Saturday night. Dave Dubois of Logansport rolled over Saturday night in the south turn but .was not hospitalized. * * * We were looking over the Little League field (Crnin Park) last week and in .just a few short weeks the 1962 season will be underway. The field looks to be in good shape and the outfield grass is as thick as any you'll find any- •wherc. Speaking of Little League the, officers, board of directors and managers will meet Wednesday evening at Memorial Home at 7:30 p.m. One of the items on the agenda is the picking of the players to fill out the rosters. . * * ii' The Logansport High School golf team incurred two situations that put them but oK contention during Friday's sectional inept. On the seventh hole Jim Wickersham was addressing his putt when he accidentally moved his ball with the clubhead only a few inches. Playing the ball from that spot he'-missed his next putt and finished the hole with a three. Then playing a provisional ball he knocked -in the putt from where it was originally and this would have been a 'three. He was forced to take the five. On the 16th hole Dick Gray walked into the rough and found a ball that w^s the same make and number us the one he had been playing. He hit the shot and then walked on to find another ball of exactly the same description. This one was his.real ball. For hitting the wrong ball he was subjected to a two-stroke penalty. As everything turned out the Berries' missed the state trip by five strokes and if these two tough breaks hadn't occurred the Logan squad would have missed by just one. As Dykeman Park pro John Carithcrs said later, "Then you'd have really felt bad." This is so true. Every member of the team would have then re-played every shot to get that extra, stroke. * * * Track Coach Fred Kinder was telling us of the regional meet held at Fort Wayne last Saturday. It seems that as the relays started the rain was really coming down and covered the track from rail to rail. Kinder jokingly said that one boy running in the mile relay fell down and his body wasn't found until the next day, the water was so deep. But seriously,' he said that one (cam dropped the baton and had trouble finding the slick in the water. We took in the Big Ten track meet at Lafayette Saturday but left about five minutes before we should have. As usuial the pole vault was still going on after everything else was finished. Michigan's Ron Denhart cleared the 14-10 barrier anil'was all alone parently decided to take a little rest before s, attempting his final vault. When he sat down we decided to leave. He made the vault and it was ^measured at 15-%. , * * «• • We. really enjoyed the meet as a whole and especially got a kick out of watching Michigan's Ergas Leps win the mile run for the third year in a row. Iowa ran three milcrs and one was tlierc during the first two laps for one purpose — to keep Legs boxed in so that he wouldn't run off with the event. The runner did a good job and Leps was forced inside during those two laps and then again during the third by the other miters starting to make their bids, On, the fourth lap Leps finally moved into contention and coming out of the final turn was running stride ; for stride-with Iowa's Jim Tucker. Some might have thought that with all the wprk Leps had been forced to do in fighting his way out of the crowd that he was too tired to finish with a kick. But as many put it later, he was just playing with Tucker. Leps simply lost the opposition in the last 160 yards and won easily. * » * • Michigan won the meet and also took the tennis championships at Minneapolis. But the Wolverines- were upset by Wisconsin in a doubleheader at Madison and finished second in the baseball race behind Illinois. The other weekend championship went to the Hoosier of Indiana who topped Purdue by five strokes for the golf crown. Mike Toliuszis took individual honors with a 288 total. * * * Here's a new slant on Indiana high school athletics. One of the high school golf sectional meets this weekend was held in, of all places, Michigan. Here is apparently what happened. The IHSAA added two more sectionals this year, one being in Logansport. Logan area golfers used to go to LaPorte. This left tlie northeast corner of the state without a tourney. South Bend was the natural site, but the IHSAA couldn't get anyone interested in South Bend so they called 'Elkhiart. Authorities at Elkhart contacted three golf courses in the area but none were interested. Finally Elkhart athletic dircc'tor Glenn Silcott contacted Four Lakes Country Club professional Don Swish- cr at Adamsvillc, Michigan who said OK. Four Lakes is just across the stale line. Would this ever happen in bas kctball? DICK WATTS TRIPLE TIES WORCESTER, Mass. (€PI) Cornell, Navy and MIT finished in a triple tie for first place in the eastern sprint championships on Lake Quinsigamond. VAULTS 15.9% WEST POINT, N.Y. (UPI) Dick Plymale of Army cleared 15 feet, 9% inches in the pole vault during a dual meet which the Cadets lost to Manhattan. TAKES PRIX ZAWDVOOIIT, Holland (UPI)Graham Hill of Great Britain won the 96-mile Zandvoort Grand Prix. THE SPORTCOAT SITUATION spotlights Lampblack Blue! Color composition: equal parts deep blue and black simultaneously warm, and cool, bright yst deep! For the utmost' in impact, ; Crickefeer tailors Lampbjack BJue in a luxury blend of Orion acrylic ancf .wool . . .with lines vertical, outlook great! Others From $16.95 313-315 E. Market'St. Fastest Field In Ready For 46th 500 Baseball Standings By United 'Press International National -League iian.Fi'aneisco fit. Louis S Angeles Cincinnati ; '•; Pittsburgh •• Philadelphia" Milwaukee New York Houston W. 28 21 23 19 17 15 16 12 13 12 Pet. GB .718 ... .618 4Mi .605 4>/ 2 .559 6Ms .515 8 .441 10% .432 11 .387 12 ,361 1314 .333 14'/ 2 Monday's Probable Pitchers Chicago at Pittsburgh, night— Ellsworth (3-4) vs Francis (1-2) Philadelphia at St. Louis, night — McLdsh (4-0). or Bennett (0-0) vs Bjpglk) (1-0) or Gibson (4-2) San Francisco at Los Angeles, night — O'Dell (5-1). vs Koufax (4-2) Cincinnati at Milwaukee, night — O'Toole (3-5) vs Shaw (4-1) New York at Houston, right— Mizell (1-1). vs Parrell (3-3) Tuesday's Games Chicato- at Pittsburgh, night . Cincinnati at. Milwaukee, night jPhiladelpliiia at St. Louis, night New York at Houston, night Sain Frari. at Los Angeles, night 'American League W. L. Pet. GB New York Cleveland Minnesota FJOS Angeles Chicago Baltimore Detroit . (Kansas City Boston Washington 20 20 21 18 20 18 15 16 13 9 .606 .606 .583 .545 .541 .529 .469 .432 .394 ,281 'Monday's Probable Pitchers Kansas City at Boston, night— Walker (4-2) vs Conley (4-3) Detroit <at Chicago (night)—Foy- itacfc (1-1) or Gallagher' (0-3) vs. .Wynn (2-2) —Pascual (5r2) vs Stenhouse (3-0) Baltimore at Cleveland," night— Brown (1-2) vs Grant (2-0) (Only games scheduled) - Tuesday's Games Kansas City at Boston Los Angeles at New York, night Minnesota at Washington, night Baltimore at Cleveland, night (Only games scheduled) American Association / , W.L. Pet. G.B. Indianapolis ...1813 .581 ... Denver ....1813 .581 ... Omaha ' 19 14 .575 ___ Oklahoma 'City .. 1518 .455 4 Louisville .1419.424 5" Dallas-Ft. Worth 1219 ,387 6 Sunday's Results Louisville 5 Oklahoma City 1 ' Dallas-Ft. Worth 5 Omaha .7 (1st) Daltes-Ft. WonUilfl Omaha 7 (2nd) Indianapolis 6 Denver 5 (1st) Denver 6 Indianapolis 3 (wnd, • innings) — By KURT FEEUDENTHAL United Press International .' INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (UJPI) A-million dollars worth oli sleek racing machines, the fastest 33 in history, were set today to; battle for fame and fortune in tHie 46th annual 500-mile Speedway .Classic on Memorial Day. , Four days of speed trials -wound up Sunday on-line usual frenetic note with 10 racers on thej apron ready to be. qualified wheh.ttme ran out, The field average of 147.330 miles.per hour is more than :wo miles faster than last year's record. • . . Thus, qualifications ended as they started May 12 — with records. Parmelli Jones set fce pace on opening day when he -became- the first Speedway driver to shatter the 151) miles-per-hour' mark to the pole position.- Although his effort was not. . equalled or surpassed, -fee total field average was considerably better than' in 1961. Heat Bothers Drivcis It probably would have been even faster but for the he£,t wave which "last Saturday soared to a record 141 degrees on this track surface and hit 130 Sunday. When the trials were finished, ie overall picture also included: —Four "500" winners made the grade — defending champion A. I. Foyt, Houston, Tex.; Rodger Ward, Indianapolis; Jam Rath mann, Melbourne, Fla 1 ., and Troy Ruttman, Dearborn, Midi. crashed trough — Jirn .McELrewth, Arlington, Texas; Dan Gurney, Costo Mesa, 'alif.; Chuck Hulse, Downey, Calif.;,Chuck Eodee, Indianapolis, and Allen Crowe, Springfield, 111. —Four care were "bumi>ed" by faster machines on the final day. That left .Ttompsey Wilson, Lawndale, Calif.; Duane Carter, Indianapolis, and rookies R n> n n i e Duman, Dearlwrn, Mich., a n c Bruce Jacobi, Salem, Ind., without rides. —Jones, at a clip of 150.370 ni.p.h., was &he fas'test qualifier Elmer George, Indianapolis, son in-law of speedway owner Tony Hulman, was lihe slowest at 146.092. Other Qualifiers Gene Hartley, Indianapolis, was lihe 'fastest qualifier Saturday a 14&968, and Johnny Boyd, Fresno Calif., to.ok top honors Sunday a 147.047. Other weekend qualifier wh remained in the. field lincludec 'Rathmann, Lloyd Ruby, Houston Tex.; Jack Turner, Eeattle; Pau Goldsmith, St. Clair Shores Mich.; Eddie Sachs, Coopersburg Pa.; Jim Hurtubise, Lennox, Cal. Ru'ttman; Bob Christie, Gnanls Pass, Ore. Ebb Rose, Houston 'ex., and Jimmy Daywalt, Indi- napolis. Daywalt was the final qualifier, limiiiating Wilson's car. Rose lumped Carter, a veteran of nine" Memorial Day 'races; Christie ook out Jacobi, and Hurlubise usted Duman. Wilson, who had qualified at 46.086, becomes fee first alter i ate, should one of Hie 33 fail to itarf May 30. Hero of Day The hero Sunday was Hurlubise, ivho held the tack records for one and four Japs before Jones' re'c ird-shattering sprint. He wrecked lis car in a qualification run Saturday but came back 10 minutes 3efone,the trials ended Sunday in five-year-old roadster to post the day's second. - fastest speed — 46.963, That same car won the >ole .position in 1958 with Dick lafimann at the wheel. 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