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Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, June 28, 1962
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Thursday Evening, June 28, 1962. Logansport, Indiana Pharos-Tribune Fifteen Roberts Adds Big Link To Comeback Gentile Helps With 2 Homers to Sink Sox By FRED DOWN DPI Sporis Writer A courtesy telephone call to "has been" Robin Roberts is'pay- ing off for Hie Baltimore Orioles in the major league comeback of the year. The 35-year-old Roberts, handed his unconditional release by the New York Yankees on May 11, left his number with Orioles' General Manager Lee MacPhail, who confesses: "The name Was Robin Roberts ... I didn't know how much he could have left .in his arm But I returned the call out of courtesy to his .record and his reputation." It appears today it was one of the best decisions MaaPhai-l ever made. Roberts, who had a 1-10 record with the Philadelphia Phillies last season and showed a composite 55-79 record over his last five seasons in the National League, in a five-Miter Wednesday night to pitch the Orioles to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Fourth Straight Win It was Roberts' fourth straight win for the Orioles after losing his first two decisions, raised his mark to 4-2 for the season and, in the process, reduced his earned run average to 2.50. In '54 innings, the one-time gopher ball champ of the National League, who's become a slow curveball pitcher, has yielded only two homers to American League hitters. •Tim Gentile gave Roberts t h e runs he needed when he connected for his 18th and 19th homers of the season to drive in all the Orioles' runs. The White Sox scored their run off Roberts on a single by Nelson Fox, a walk and Joe Cunningham's single. The New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins, 7-3, the Detroit Tigers shut out the Cleveland Indians, 4-0, the Kansas City Athletics defeated the Washington Senators, 4-1, and the Los Angelas Angels whipped the Boston Red Sox, 3-0, in other American League games. In the National League, the first-place San Francisco Giants downed the Cincinnati Reds,. 6-3, the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the Milwaukee Braves, 6-2, the Pittsburgh Pirates shaded t h e New York Mets, 6-5, in 10 innings and the St. Louis Cardinals swept the Chicago Cubs, 4-0 and 8-0. National League (First Game) St. Louis 100 003 000— 480 Chicago 000 000 000— 0 4 0 Jackson (7-7) and Sawatski. Cardwell, El-slon (9) and Tha<ck- er, Tappe (9). Loser — Cardwell (4-8). (Second Game) St. Louis, Chicago Sadecki (5-4) and Oliver, Sawatski ,(3). Anderson,, 'S ch u 1 t z ((i), Elston (9) and Tappe. Loser — Anderson (1-5), HR — Sawatski 2,. Javier, Flood, . 200 004 002— 8 '11 0 000 000 000— 0 ' 5 0 Cincinnati 010 101 1)30— 3 «• 0 San/Fran. 201 002 Olx— 681 Wills, Klippstein (7) and Foiles. McCormick,- Bolin (6) and Bailey. Winner — Bolin (1-0). Loser — Wills (0-1). HR - Kuenn, Post, Bailey, F. Aloii. New York 021 000 200 0— 5 11 3 (Pittsburgh 200 010 110 0— 6 tt 0 Cnaig (4-10) and Taylor, Cannizzaro (8). Friend, Olivo (8) and Burgess, Leppert (10). Winner — Olivo (3-0). HR — Thomas. 000 Old 010— 2 000 020 31x— 6 5 2 Milwaukee Los Angeles Shaw, Fischer (7), Curtis 7) and Orandall, Drysdale (13-4) and Roseboro, N. Sherry (9). Loser- Shaw (9-4). HR — W. Davis. Minnesota American League 001 001 100— 381 New York 141 000 lOx— 7 12 2 Kaat, Sadowski (3), Marand-a (5), P-leis (7) and Battey. Terry (9-7) and Howard. Loser — Kaat (8-5). Hr — Trash, Marts, Mincher. Cleveland •Detroit 000 000 000— 061 120 001 OOx— 4,90 Donovan,' Gomez (8) and Romano. Foytack (6-1) and Brown. 'Loser —-Donovan (11-3). Los Angeles Boston 000 020 010— 3 000 000 000— 0 Lee, Chance (9) and'Rodgers. Delook, Earley (8) and Tillm-an. Winner — Lee (6-4). Loser — Delock (3-1). Chicago Baltimore 000 001 000— 150 000 001 02x— 360 Pizarro (4-7) and Carreon. Rob cris (4-2) and Triandos. HRs — Gentile 2. Kansas Oily 000 201 100- 470 Washington 000 000 001— 181 Rakow (6-9) and Accrue. Hamilton, Hannan (9) and Retzer. 'Loser — Hamilton (2-3). Wimbledon Features Match Between Friends By HENRY W. THORNBERRY UPI Sports Writer WIMBLEDON, Eng. (UPI)— Billie Jean Motfitt and Carole Caldwell, a pair of inseparable California teen-agers, will be peering at each other from opposite ends of the court today' in the third round of the Wimbledon tennis championships. Miss Moffitt, an 18-year-old college student from Long Beach, Calif,, produced the most startling upset in the history of women's singles at Wimbledon when she eliminated top-seeded Margaret Smith of Australia in a second round match Tuesday, Following that victory over Miss Smith, Billie Jean admitled it was Miss Caldwell, a 19-year- old native of Sanla Monica, Calif., who had provided her with the right strategy to beat the Aussie champion. Four-of the five other U.S. survivors in the, women's singles also will see action today. Darlene Hard of Long Beach, Calif., ment who became the tburna- favorile following Miss Smith's elimination, meets Eva De Jong of Holland. Justina Bricka of St. Louis, Mo., plays Renee Schurmann of South Africa, Nancy Richey of San Antonio, Tex., faces Deirdre Catt of Britain, and Karen Hantze Susman of San Antonio meets Elizabeth Slarkie of Britain. Vicky Palmer of Phoenix, Ariz., was not scheduled to play singles today but she and Miss Richey had a doubles date with Donna Floyd of Arlington, Va., and Judy Tegar-t of Australia. Uncle Sam's chances for a singles title now rest upon the likes of Miss Moffitt and Miss Hard following the ' elimination of Chuck McKinley of St. Ann, Mo., Wednesday in the men's • singles. Hampered by a pulled muscle in his right forearm, McKinley, who reached the final of last year's tournament, bowed to England's Mike Hann, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2. Three' other Yanks followed McKinley to the sidelines, leaving Dennis Ralston of Bakersfield, Calif., Whiteney Reed of Alameda, Calif., and Frank Froehling of Coral Gables, Fla., as ths only U.S. representatives in the men's singles. Reed faced almost certain de- 'eat in today's third round, for ie was pitted against defending champion Rod Laver of Auslral- a. His surviving teammates also drew Aussie opponents — Ralstor meeting Marty Mulligan and Froehling playing Owen David- Baseball Standings By United Press International American League Cleveland Minnesota New York Los Angeles Baltimore Detroit Chicago Kansas City Boston Washington W. L. Pet. G'B 41 30 .577 .. 42 33 .560 1 37 30 .552 2 39 32 .549 2 37 35 .514 4'/2 35 35 .500 5>/ 2 36 38 34 40 33 39 24 46 .486 6V4 .459 .458 .343 1 Thursday's Probable Pitchers Minnesota' at New York —Kra lick (5-6)' vs. Stated (6-5). Los Angeles at Boston — Gi'ba (3-4) vs. Schwall (2-8). Kansas City at WaShingtor night) — Walker (7-6) vs. Dan ids (1-9). Chicago at Baltimore (night)— Zanni (5-2) vs. Barber (5-5). (Only games scheduled) Friday's Games Los Angeles ait New York, nig-h Cleveland ait Chicago, night •Minnesota at W-ashwiglon, night Kansas City at Boston, night Detroit at. Baltimore, night National League .; W. L. Pet. GB San Francisco . -49 27 .645 Rambling At Random On strictly a personal'basis we live hopes that Arnold. Palmer nd Jack Nicklaus aren't even in their threesome in the Vestern Open Thursday and Fri- ay. ' . •• . The two top pros' on the circuit re paired with John Barnum, ro at the BlythefiekJ Country }lub in .Grand 'Rapids, Mich., cene of . last year's Western 3pen, won by Palmer. » * * Big John was the George Bayer I 15 years ago and will have no rouble staying with the long- itting Nicklaus and Palmer off be tecs. Back when there used o be many driving contests dur- ng the pro circuit, John Barnum was always the man to beat, '* . * * But why the personal view- joint? Well it was a dozen or so 'ears'ago and the Michigan Open vas.being held at the Lenawee iountry Club in Adrian, Mich. Cad-aies had already been assigned to the player on the Sat' urday before the tournament. Big John arrived at the club a day or two, Sunday, before the rest of the field'got thet'e. He hadn't made the '. cut in one'of the big meets somewhere else in the mid- west. Barnum picked up his caddy and-went off to the practice tees n preparation for the Michigan Open and to get his game back n shape." » * '* Being one of the better known golfers in the stale he naturally drew quite a gathering on the H'actice tee. Among those watch' 'ng were several caddies. He had several questions on the course as to what the length was 'rom here to there, etc. One cad tly kepi, answering most of the questions. Barnum's caddy was far down the fairway picking up Ihe shots and wasn't available .0 answer same. After .a while Barnum askcc [he one answering his requests who he. had drawn to carry for n the tournament. He was told Barnum stopped practicing anc went I to'the pro shop to ask hcac pro Piike Snider if he could switch :addies. Snider gave the OK and Jarmim and his new caddy wenl out alone and covered just aboul every inch of the golf course. *• * » Barnum played well enough to win most tournaments, but a four- jul.t green on the 185-yard Iflth lole on the third round droppec lim out of the top spot. On that 16th hole Barnum, who has t .emper as big as his frame, 6-5, 230 pounds, came off the green and tossed his putter as hard as could into a pond in front of :he 17lh tee. When his caddy took off his shoes .and started for the iubmergedi club Barnum shoutec from the lee, "If you go in aflei [hat damn- thing, I'll throw you in next." It was the only shouting or scolding the caddy got in the 72 ides. Barnum conferred wilh the boy on every shot he took, of the tee or on the green. They go along great. When the tourney was over Bar num was behind Walter Burkem who had picked up the first tour nament win of. his career. Ant as golf fans know, Burkemo has since .become one of the top pros on the circuit and dominated the PGA tournament in the mid 50. with hi's match play. » * * The caddy learned a lot from Barnum. A lot about golf am a lot about many other things One guess who that caddy was. Here's hoping that Nicklaus am Palmer aren't even tops in their threesome. DICK WATTS Logansport, WaltonLose American Legion Games WINDS ,UP TRAINING LAS VEGAS, Nov. (UPI)-Wel terweight .champion Emile Grif fith was expected lo arrive here today to complete training fo his July 13 title defense agains Ralph Dupas. Griffith boxed fou rounds in winding up his training in .New York Wednesday. .'Los Angeles Pittsburgh St. Louis • Cincinnati Milwaukee . Philadelphia Houston Chicago -New York 49 28 .636 Va 43 31 .581 5 42 31 .575 -.- 5'/a 38 33 .535 8'/ a 36 38 .486 12 33 39 .458 14 31 40 .437 15>/2 27 49 .355 22 19 51 .271 27, liams (6-4). (Only games scheduled) Friday's Games Chicago at Milwaukee, night Pittsburgh at St. Louis, night Cincinnati at Houston, .night New York at Los Angeles, nigh Philadelphia at San Fran.! 'nigh . . American Association W. L. 'PetGiB Thursday's Probable Pitchers St. Louis a-t Chicago '—• Gibson (9-5) v.s. Koonce (5-2). Philadelphia at San Francisco — Owens (2-2)- vs. Marichal (114). New York at Los Ang'eles (night) — Jackson .(4-8) vs. Wil- Indianapolis Denver ...... Omaha Oklahoma :0itv 41 31 .577 36 33 .522 3 1 / . 38 35 .521, 3'/ , 36 38 .486 6 Louisville ....... 34 38 .472 7 Dallas - Ft. Worth 30 40 .42910 Wednesday's Results Oklahoma City 4 Louisville 1 (Is 7 innings) Oklahoma City 17 Louisville 7 (2e Dallas'JF-t. Worth 9 Omaha 4 Denver 5 Indianapolis 2 Thursday's Games Louisville at Dallas - Ft. Wort (night) Denver at Oklahoma City (-night Indianapolis at Omaha (night) The two Cass County American unior Legion baseball teams were ie victims of errors and high utpuls by opponents .Wednesday ght and dropped district con- isls. WINAMAC TOPS LOGAN Although Logansport outhit'Win- mac, 12-9, in the Pulaski County ty, the host team jumped off ith 12 runs in the first three nnings and held on for a 12-9 'in. ' Logan picked up seven hits to x by the winners, but commit- ed six errors in helping Coach oe Heath's crew. Winamac scored four runs in ie first and after Logansport ushed one across in' the. third, ame back in the bottom of the nning to score eight times and old a 12-1 lead:. . Logan picked up two in the fourth and then- the two teams went scoreless for three innings. In the top of the eighth Logan pushed across six runs to make the score 12-9. Winamac's Thompson, who look over . the ' pitching chores from Overman, then held off the Logan attack in the ninth to preserve the win. Holmes and Onken led the winners with three hits while Don Speitel and Bill Madonna each had a home run for Logansport. Speitel also had a double and Ed Maple and Jerry Robinson had two hits each for the locals. Both Logan and Winamac-,are now 2-1 for the season in district play. LAFAYETTE SWAMPS WALTON Lafayette, like Winamac, won its ball game in the first two innings when it scored 12 runs and went on to defeat Walton, 18-2, in 'a game at Lafayette. Walton helped the Lafayette cause with eight "errors. Walkey and Sorters each had three hits for Lafayette and Steve Snyder had two of the losers four hits; PLAY AT HOME Both Walton and Logansport have home'engagements this Saturday. Walton meets Lebanon at 2 p.m. and Logansport meets Remington at 7:30 .p.m. 1 R H E 2 4 18 13 Walton Lafayette . / Snyder,' Ci'im, Curry and Jones; Anderson, Purvis and Elming.- Logan 001 200 060— 9 7 6 Winamac ' 408 000 OOx—12 6 - 1 Buddy Smith, Conrad (3) and Robinson; Overman, .Thompson and Schult-/.. MARK EDWARDS PITCHES Second Straight No-Hitter For Little League Indians Trying to get a hit off a pitcher on Ray's Indians in I he Little League is getting to be impossible. Wednesday night it was Mark Edwards who went the distance for the Indians and pitched the no-hitter. It was the second in a row turned in by Tribe pitchers. Monday night Tim Hirschauer and Pete Higgle teamed up in ,'utling the Dodgers off without a hit as the Indians won, 9-0. Edwards was sensational as he blanked the Metal Culvert Giants, 7-0. Mark fanned ten of the Giants and mowed down the losers irregular order for the most part of the contest. He also aided the offensive drive of the winners by picking up a double and a single. In the second game the Wolf Cubs turned back the Whitehouse Yanks in a real thriller 9-8. Billy Rothgeb, Save Layman and Alan Gleitz each hit a triple and Gleitz added a double in the Cubs winning attack. Bary Prentice, Sam Tocco each had a double and Tim Conklin got (wo singles for (lie Yanks. Indis is 752 rianls (100 Edwards and Newman; Dawson, 31om and Hall, .R H E lubs . <) 9 2 Yanln 862 La;,nian, Hamm and Hamin, ,ayri:.an; Bechdol, Earth and Paul. AL LARY RECALLED CHICAGO (UPI) - Pitcher A.I Lary, brother of the Detroit Tigers' Frank Lary, has been recalled by the Chicago Cubs. The 32-year-old righthander compiled a 7-1 record with Salt Lake City jof the Pacific Coast League this season. TIGERS SIGN ROOKIE DETROIT (UPI)-Dave Wat Summary: H E Ma jo r Leaders American League Player & Club G. AB R. H. Pet. Jimenez, KC RutKils, Bos Rollins, Min Powir, Min Robinson, Chi Cunj'hm, Chi Siebirn, KC A. Smth. Chi Snyc'isr, Bait Morrn, LA 68 240 2:i 8,'i .346 70 260 38 88 .338 75 296 38 08 .331 58 243 2ft 75 .309 70 273 38 84 .308 69 242 40 74 .306 74 276 52 84 .304 61 222 30 67 .302 65 179 25 54 .302 70 288 42 85 .295 Musial, StL T. Davis, LA H. Aaron, Mil F. Alou, SF Will urns, Chi Altaian. Chi Gro.ii t, Pill May.l, SF Flcxi J, StL Kuenn, SF National League 58 190 29 6fi .347 75 309 54 104 .:!37 74 282 59 93 .330 89 256 44 84 .328 76 r99 58 97 .324 68 252 32 81 .321 74 308 34 98 .318 76 290 62 92 .317 70 317 •» 100 .31.5 55 200 32 63 .315 kins, an 18-year old catcher from Owensboro, Ky., has signed a contract with the Detroit Tigers! TEA MS RESCHEDULE GAME for a reported 830,000 bonus. Wat- N]5W YORK (UPl)-The New York: Yankees wil! make up their raimid out game of June 13 with the Detroit Tigers on Aug. 11 as part; of an afternoon-night dou- CO-FAVORITES --' Defending Western Open champion Arnold Palmer, Laurel Valley CC, Ligonier, Pa., right, and National Open champion, Jack Nicklaus, Tucson National GC, get in their last practice round Wednesday before the start of the. Western Open at Mcdinah CC near Chicago Thursday. Golf fans will gel a break as Palmer and Nicklaus are paired for the first two rounds, along with John Barnum. (UPI) Western Open Favorites Paired For First Round CHICAGO (UPI) — Jack Nickaus and Arnold Palmer reigned ,oday as co-favorites as the $59,000 Western Open golf championship got under way at Medinah Country Club. The luck of the draw put Pal- Minor League Games Close Close decisions,.-marked action n four Minor League baseball games, of the summer recreation program Wednesday. . In the Older, Boys division at Tower park the Tigers nicked the 2ubs 9-5 as Joe Pendlelon., .and JerryBurkhart each got two Kits !or the losers while Terry Corso lit a double. Tom Hansen andi Jim McKeever each got a triple "or the winning Tigers. At Fairview park the Cards"'.edged the White Sox 11-10 as each team ot eight hits. Jim Williamson and Jim Conrad each had two singles -to pace the Cards while Bruce Moo're hit a double and iriple to lead the White Sox. In the Younger Boys group at Dodgers 5-4 as Long, Peterson and Russo each hit a double for Ihe winners. The'Dodgers were held to three scattered singles At Fail-view the Colts edged the Yanks 7-5 as Dave Packard, Dave Delaney, Mike Reynolds, and Dana Gillum each got a timely hit for the winners. Bill Swishei and Jim Dexter got singles to lead the Yanks. Summary: , OLDER BOYS DIVISION R H E Tigers , . 9 4 WATER RACE JUNE 30, 1962 Western Howard ',. County Conservation Club Trpphrfls for lit and 2nd Final lines and treat Entry'F« .......' $3.00 Rate Start! at 1:00 p. m. Location! South of Kokomo en U. S. 31 right on, St.. J* ond fol- tow signs, For information phone Gl 1-7782 mer, the defending champion, and Nicklaus, who defeated Palmer in the National Open playoff, into the same threesome along with John Barnum of Belmont, Mich. Nicklaus was making his corn- predict few will crack it consistently over the four days. By winning, Nicklaus could become the first player to hold both Ihe Western Open and the Western Amateur titles at the same petitive debut as national cham-ltime since Chick Evans did il >n 5ion. The 22-year-old powerhouse 1 1(m Nick i aus worl the Western from Columbus. Ohio, dropped off I . , , ••' . », « the circuit after his playoff vie-' Amateur last J' ear at New Or " Lory for a one week rest, A total of 137 players, including seven amateurs, were entered in the 72-hole grind on Mediniah's densely wooded N,o. '3 course where-, par-''is-71 and-the experts Cubs -' '. 545 - .1. Burkhart, Bennett and Bennett, Pendleton; Key, McKeever and Corso, Wilson. R H E Cards White Sox 11 8 4 10 8 3 Loy and Hines; D. Moore, B. Moore and Scagnoli. BOYS 9 AND UNDER Giants Dodgers Peterson, Russo Drook; Maughmer buch. Colts Yanks and arid R H E 552 433 Long, Reute- RHE 742 522 Packard, Reynolds and Reynolds, Thornton; Swisher and Dexter. leans, La. Palnier won" the 1561 Western Open at Blythefield Country Club in/Grand Rapids, Mich., with two-stroke edge over Sam Snead, who also is entered in the current tourney. Medinah's , 7,110-yard layout, scene of 'the 1949 National Open, was expected to provide a stiff test for golf's glamour brigade. The course, which differs markedly from wide-open Oak- •mont, site of the 1962 National Open, is heavily wooded with narrow, rolling fairways cutting through oak' forest. Others who gave Nicklaus and Arnold a battle in the Open are on hand for the current grind. 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