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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, June 13, 1962
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Wednesday Evening, June 13, 1901. Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Fifteen Palmer; Player Disagree On Oakmont Rambling At Random It makes little difference whether you're an old time golfer or a housewife that boils while the dinner cools on Sunday afternoon awaiting the return of the spouse from the golf course, there's one name in the game that needs no introduction—Sam Snead. Snead has won more tournaments and more money playing golf than anyone the game has ever seen on the golf courses of the world. And yet, as anyone who follows golf knows, he has never won the "big one." Starting Thursday, on what seems to many as one large sand trap with 18 patches of glass-like grass spotted 'unkindly at awkward situations throughout, the 1962 National Open will be played near Pittsburg, Pa. * * * Snead says lie feels now like he did when he was 35, which was some 15 years ago. He still jsn'ft giving up on what year after year has become to be known as a "jinx" for the West Virginia pro. We won't be in a class by ourselves as we await the outcome with high hopes that Snead can finally win the one that's evaded him for all these years. There have been several times, including 1937 when he lost in a playoff and another when he took an eight on the last hole, when it looked like the Slammer was sure to take home the big money, but it just wasn't to happen. * * * Bui Snead winning it just doesn't seem likely. As big George Bayer says, "There's Palmer and then there's the rest of us." Arnold Palmer is sitting atop the same crest as the great Ben Hogan was some ten years ago. Palmer can "charge" a course like no other and his strength and ability make him the big favorite. Although Palmer finished in 35th place in the recent Thunderbird- Open he's scored well on the Oakmont course in the two prac- tice rounds. The small injury to his right hand he suffered Sunday seems to have little bearing on his golf game. He's been 6!) and 71 on the Open course. • . « * * Two others in the field are looked on as capable of walking off with top money—Gene Littler and Jack Nicklaus. Littler won the Thumlerbird meet and his golf game is in top shape. Oakmont is Littler's kind of course and he's the defending champion. The latter has little to do with his chances other than helping his own confidence. Nicklaus has all the equipment to move up with Palmer among the greats 'in the current field of pros, but his putting hasn't been too outstanding until the Thunder bird where he finished second. * # * Now these four, Snead,.Palmer, Littler and Nicklaus, will draw the biggest galleries and will probably be given the 'favorites roles, but it could go to just aboul anyone, like many of the past Opens have. ' If you like a longshot with one of the soundest games in the business who is given little chance to win it again—try Tommy Bolt. * • * Placement is a big factor for the tee shots at Oakmont, according to most sources, and the long drives of Palmer and Nicklaus may not mean as much as on many of the courses the pros have played in the past. The greens are like greased lightning, so thai the man who acquires a sound touch in the practice rounds could be the man to beat. With the ability of Billy Casper in this department, it could adc another likely winner. Hogan won the 1953 Open on this same course with a 283 tola' and was at the peak of his game. Many of the leading authorities' in the game don't think that score will be matched in this year's af- Jaycees 'Junior Olympics Draws Over 200 Youngsters For Meet fair. DICK WAITS France Says Limit On Size of Engines By ROBERT IRVIN UPI Automotive Editor DETROIT (UPI) — American passenger car engines won't get any larger, racing officia'ls said today. Bill France, the top stock car racing promoter in this country, said a 428-cubic inch limit has been placed on all engines used in competition on his tracks. , The ruling officially was made by the six-member NASCAR technical committee. It followed strong recommendations by Ford and other firms that some sort of limit be placed on engines to Oop the race for ever bigger power plants. Ford Repudiates Resolution Ford earlier this week repudiated a 1957 auto industry resolution banning factory participation in racing events and the stressing of speed and horsepower as a 1 means of selling cars. The NASCAR ruling, adopted unanimously Tuesday, will become .effective Jan. 1, 1963. It will end the • industry race for ever bigger engines in passenger cars. The present powerplants are al within the new 428 inch limit Pontiac has the largest engine' a 427 inches, followed by Dodge a 413, Chevrolet at 409 and Ford a 406. France said the new regu'latio: would enable engineers to wor toward improving' present en gines, instead of just makin them bigger each year. Improve Body Styles He also' said the ruling woul rorce the industry to improv body styles so they ran get mor speed out of the existing engines France also took time to com mend Ford for his announcemen Monday that the firm no 1'onge would adhere to the industry rul against factory participation racing. "I think it's a gopd, hones move," he said, "The industr resolution was and always ha 'been one which reslricted deve opment of safe automobiles." Anderson's Overlin Leads District Meet INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) - The 37th annual Indianapolis District Golf tournament headed back lo Indianapolis for Ihe final' 36 holes loday and Thursday with Jim Overlin of Anderson holding a one-stroke lead. The University of Tennessee player fired a three-over-par 73 Tuesday at Lebanon's Ulen Coun- Iry Club but that was good enough for the lead after two rounds of the 72-hole amateur tournament. It gave Overlin a 36-hole total of 144. Three players,' including first round leader Jerry Jackson of Kokomo, were lied at 145, one stroke behind Overlin,' The others were Jack Leer ' of Indianapolis and Jack Pfeiffer of Indianapolis. Jackson, Purdue University star who shot a 70 in Monday's first Ball State Coach, Player Honored VALPARAISO, Ind. •'(UPI)—For the third consecutive year, Ray Louthen of Ball Slale is the Indiana Collegiate Conference baseball coach of Ihe year, Louthen was named Tuesday. Al the same lime, his outfielder, Mike Readnour, was named the league's most outstanding player. Readnour lead conference batters with a .468 average this season, round at Broadmoor Country Clu here, posted a 75 Tuesday. Pfei fer added a 70 to Monday's 75 an Leer had a 72 to go with his fin round 73. Pfeiffer was one of players to match par only VERS, WOLFE IN EXHIBITIONS South African Utes Unfairness of Traps The first annual Junior Chamer of Commerce Junior Olympics will be held Thursday and Fri- ay at the Logansport High school Stadium with the finals on rie latter date. Local officials said Wednesday hat they had received more than 00 entries and that last minute entrants might swell the field to ;50. Any boy or girl between eight ind 14 years can obtain the en ry blanks at Barton's Business Machine on Fifth,St. The entries may then be turned in, at the rials on Thursday if they are jgned by the youngsters' par' ints. Heals in the events will be run in Thursday night end the finals ire slated for Friday. The pn>' gram will open at 7 p.m. both lights. Highlighting the festivities on he program will be exhibitions by East Chicago Washington's Bernie Rivers, state champion in the ;20-yard dash, and Logan's Bob iVolf, fourth place finisher in the ligh hurdles in the recent state meet. The Cass County Archery THE FAVORITE—Arnold Palmer autographs scorecards for some of his young fans at the Oakmont Country Club. Palmer drew large crowds throughout the day in his second practice round of the U. S. Open. (UPI) Basketball Hasn't Changed Him; Lane Fires Pollard CHICAGO (UP!) — Frank Trader) Lane, general manager [ the Chicago Packers was in he market for a head coach to- ay, following his announcement Tuesday that Jim Pollard had een fired. Pollard, who had one year to i on a two-year contract with he National Basketball Associa- team, was offered a front ffice job as Lane's assistant, lowever, indications were that 'ollard would accept the remain- ng one year's salary on his caching contract and return to ndians Win Camden .LTilt From Cards CAMDEN—The Indians trounced he Cards 14-3 in a Little League baseball lilt here Tuesday night as Bill Dittman hurled a 2-hitter 'or the winners. The Indians were led by Slewart Milligan, Gary Wertz, Tom ieddrich and Jim Ferrier with .wo hits each. Steve Wallace and Darol Packard accounted for the Cards safeties. Tonight the combined Camden. Flora Jr. Legion baseball team will play. Delphi at Flora. Summary: R H E Indians 14 11 8 Cards 3 2 Dittman and Benefiel; Brown Galloway and Wallace. AKRANGE BURIAL PLANS READING, Pa. (UPI)-Burial GIANTS RECALL LEMAY lans were being arranged today or George A. Snell, former pro ootball player and captain of enn Stale's 1921 football team, who died Monday. Snell played with the Pottsville Maroons and he 'Brooklyn Lions of the National Football League in Ihe 1920's and laler coached at Reading and Ibhnslown high schools. Ulen course. The olher was Dei nis Harrington of Indianapolis wh was well off the pace at 151 as th result of his first round 81. Terry Winter of Lebanon and Everett Clbsson of Lafayette were tied -at 146 going into the third round and three others were tied Tipwa LLWizisto Arrows, Apaches WALTON—The Arrows remainec undefeated in Tipwj Little Leagu play here Tuesday nighl by de feating the Hawks 6-1 as Randy Hammond hurled a 3-hitter and whacked, oul four Huts of his own three doubles and a single. Brae Turner helped him wilh a timely double.. The Arrows took an early leac and held it all the way. Larr; Lowry gol two of the three hits by the Hawks. In .the other LLB contest th Apaches rambled past the Sham rocks 81 to 3. Summary: R Arrows 6 Hawks 1 Hammond and Reinke and Rikard. H 9 3 Golden at. 147. The final two rounds will be played at Highland Golf and Country Club here. PACKERS SIGN TWO GREEN BAY, Wig.' (UPI) Head coach -and general manager Vince Lombard! of the Green Bay Packers Schopf a 6-2, said today , Jon 235-pound tackle from the University of Michigan, has signed with the Packers. Schopf was the Packer's fifth draft choice last fall. Lombardi also .said that Peter Schenk, a 6-2, 195-pound halfback from Washington State University, hss signed with the Packers. Read the Want Ads! Legion Opens At Riverside Logansporl American Jr. Le gion baseball/team members wi' .meet at Riverside park tonight a li o'clock for a pre-game dril .They are scheduled to oppos Kokomo at 7:30 o'clock. The local lineup, announced b manager Bob Hunter, includes Rick McClure, Ib; Eddie Mapl 2b; Bill Madonna ss; Brian Smit 3b; Buddy Smith If; Don Speile cf; Jim Barr rf; Jack Hewitt and John Conrad p. is Minneapolis home, where he .arred for the former Minneapo LI Lakers as teammate of George dikan. Pollard also coached the Lakeri fter Johnny Kundla left to be ome head coach of the Univer ity of Minnesota basketball team The firing of Pollard was no urprise. Dave Trager, Packer resident, said Lane would hav< Complete authority in selecting a accessor. v He said several coaches wen eing considered, from both the rofessional and college ranks 1'us Slater Martin, former St Hawks player, who has no cached. Club's exhibition team will also give a demonstration of their abilities.. A fee of one dime will be charged for admission to meet expenses for the event. The Jaycees say that if the event is successful it will be made into an 'annual event. Several cities across the country already have the meet on a yearly basis, but there are only a very few in Indiana. On Friday, before the finals, the Logansport High School relay team will carry an Olympic By LEO H. PETERSEN UPI Sports Editor OAKMONT, Pa. (UPD-Arnold 'aimer, the favorite, and Gary ^layer, the leading foreign threat, disagreed loday over the fairness of the rugged Oakmont Country Club course on which the U.S. Open golf championship will be decided starling Thursday. "It's the best course I've played n five years," said Palmer, feeling fine after a practice round 69, two under par. Berry Bowl to start ihe festi- torch from the Ihe stadium lo vities. Coach Fred Kinder will ba tho official starter for the meet. Events to be held include dashes, baseball throw, standing broac jump and olhers in different class es separated by age and sex. BABE RUTH WINS TO CUBiS, BRAVES The Elks Clubs turned back the Alpha Indians 74 amd the Eagle Braves edged the Kain Dodgers 4-3 in Babe Ruth league baseball games at Riverside park diamond Tuesday night. Mike Tocco hurled a 3-hilter for Ihe Cubs in winning Ihe first till. He was helped on offense by Mike Wood with a double and single and Phil Bauer's double. Dave Porler hit a double and single to lead Ihe Eagle Braves to victory in the second contest as each tciam could muster but two safeties apiece. Summary: R H Elks Cubs 7 5 Alpha Indians 4 3 M. Tocco and McLochlin; Jones, M. White and Maple. R H Eagle Braves 4 2 Kain Dodgers 3 2 Parrctt and Gaumcr; Pankow Hershberger and Adams. 'It's unfair and artificial," insisted Player, the South African who fired a par 71. Player was especially critical [Uie Open, criticized the furrows which are raked into the traps. Calls It Unfair "Raking furrows into traps is unfair because it's enough of a penalty b-;ing in traps that are raked smooth," he insisted. Palmer, grinning that he was only in one trap in Tuesday's practice round, said the furrows in that one did not bother him. He continued to make light of a cut on the third finger of his right hand. Two of the three stitches Liken to close the cut he suffered Sunday night came out OX, SHAMROCKS TAKE LL OPENERS The RBM Shamrocks and the 'apsi Cola White Sox opened their vittle League season on a high lote Tuesday night by defeating lay's Indians, 3-1, and the While- louse Yanks, 10-4, respectively. The Shamrocks led all the way :o beat the Indians as pitcher B. Jones got hits and Reynolds added triple. Jones hurled 4-hit ball and had a 1-hitter until the last minute when the Indians got three safeties to plate their only run. Buddy Gust got two hits to lead [he Indians. Dave Timmons pitched 5-hit ball while brother Mike Timmons collected three hits, Don Tribbelt hit two doubles and Sieve Brindle had two singles to help the White Sox trim -the Yanks. Sam Tocco had two hils and Earl Ingmire a double to pace Ihe losers. Summary: R H E RBM Shamrocks 3 5 1 R'ay's Indians . 1 4 3 B. Jones and Leazenby; Ed wards and Newman. R H I Pepsi-Cola White Sox 10 9 ; Whitehouse Yanks 4 5 3 D. Timmons and -Tribbetl; Bechdol, Newton and Paul. of the sand traps—of wlu'ch there are 208 on the 6,894-yard par 35< 36—71 layout—and of the sloping fairways. He singled out the first, 10th, llth and 12th holes as "very unfair." "You can drive the ball in Hie middle of the fairway on the 12th and not have a shot," the 1960 Masters winner complained. "You can be on the down slope there and the green slopes so badly away from you it's very hard U> stop the ball." Palmer agreed that the first, 10th and 12th holes are tough ones, "but if the greens hold, I don't see where anyone has cause "or complaint." Says Greens Finest These are the finest greens I've played on in years," Palmer continued. "They are true. Of course, if the greens don't hold, t's another story. But I think this one of the greatest courses in the world, as good as they come." The only thing Palmer and Player agreed on was "it's the same for all of us." Defending champion Gene Littler, who tested the course for the first time Tuesday, found it did not play as long as he expected it would. "This is a course where driving is the biggest factor," Littler said. "You've gol to keep the ball on toe fairway. If you keep spraying into the rough, you can Tuesday while he was playing. "It doesn't bother me, and all I have to be concerned about is that-it doesn't become infected," Palmer said. He carried a can of anli-bioUc his bag and used it necessary. Palmer's spray in whenever doctor, who followed him on the practice round, agreed that there was no cause for concern. Palmer said !he probably would play only nine holes today in his final luneup. Jirons In Groove Palmer's practice round 89—34 going ou 1 ; and 35 coming in—saw him back on the iron game which had been bothering him. "My irons are back in the groove," Palmer said. "But I wasn't pulling too well yesterday. I two-putted every green on the back nine except one." Palmer predict it would take a score of 280—four under par— to win it. Cary Middlecoff, a two- time winner of the title, figured 283 would be good enough. The field of 150—129 pros and 21 amateurs—lees off for the first round Thursday. After the second round Friday, the field will be cut to Hie low 50 and ties for the final 36 holes to be played on Saturday. ON ACIflVE LIST NEW YORK (UPI) - Pitcher Hal Reniff was placed on the active list by the New York Yankees Unlay to bolster a sagging relief corps. To make rftom for Reniff, forget it." Idttter played badly, but he said had no complaints over the greens or the traps. Player, while prefacing his criticism with an assertion that he was "grateful" to be playing in CINCINNATI (UPI) - Pilche Dick Lemay returned to the San Francisco Giants today, having been recalled from Tacoma of the Pacific Coast League where he had a 2-1 mark. Gaylord Perry, who compiled a M record with the Giants this season, has been optioned to Tacoma to make room for 'Lemay. GETS GOLF POST OAKMONT, Pa, (UPI)-Oharle 'P. Stevenson of Buffalo, N.Y., has been named to fill the unex- pired term of William C. Chapman on the executive committee of the United States Golf Association. Chapman, of Rochester, N. Y., was killed recently in an airplane crash. 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