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Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, July 2, 1957
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Tuesday Evening, July 2, 1957. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribun* Elevt* Cincinnati Boy New Ace Of Cubs Mound Staff Rookie Drott Blanks Red legs on 4-Hitter Mickey Mantle Strokes Yankees Into 2-Game Lead in American With 22nd Homer; Five Unearned Runs Give Cards Win Over Braves. CHICAGO (UP)—Dick Drott, a crew-cut rookie right-hander who was pitching high school baseball three years ago, was developing today into 'he iron man and strikeout king of the Chicago Cubs' staff. The 21-year-old from Cincinnati has pitched more innings, 104, struck out more men, 86, and won more games, 7. than any other Cub hurler. "Gee," Drott said, "I guess things just all are breaking my way. My fast ball, especially, has - been real good." . Drott, who led the Pacific Coasl League in strikeouts last season with 184 for Los Angeles, wasn't even 21 until Monday. He marked his birthday by shutting out .the pennant - contending Cincinnati Eedlegs, 6-0, on a four-hitter. "They seem like a real good ball club," Drott said. "I guess it just was my day, that's all." The 6-foot, 1-inch Drott struck out eight Redlegs Monday. "Up until now I've been having some control trouble," Orott said. "But it didn't seem to bother me against Cincinnati. I only walked three men." Drolt admitled that when he gets far behind a batter he has a tendency to walk the man rather than let up and toss easy ones just to register a few strikes. Don Drysdale of the Dodgers cooled off the red-hot Giants on five hits as Junior Gilliam played a key role in Brooklyn's triumph with a first-inning homer and a brilliant performance afield. The loser was southpaw Johnny Antonelli, who gave up six hits before retiring for a pinch hitter in the eighth. Jordan Hurls Colt No-Hitter Wide 'margins were chalked up in Little League play, a ciose one was staged in Pony League and Mike Jordan hurled the season's first no-hit,. no-run game in the Colt loop in action on four fields yesterday. The National Bank Senators blanked the Farmers and Merchants Bank Giants 15-0 as Larry Parmeter hurled a 3-hitter in his first LLB pitching effort at Grain field. Parmeter also hit a homer and two singles and fanned six in the American division tilt. The UCT Yanks stayed unbeaten in the National division clash at Tower Park beating the Wolf Cubs 13-2 as Richard Schubach hit three doubles and Doug Poor got a triple. • Jim Conrad went the route for the Yanks and hit a double. • Nuxhall, Fowler (51, Sanchez (7) and Burgess. Drott C7-7) and Neeman. Loser — Nuxhall (2-5). HRr-JvIoryn (10th). Brooklyn 100 000 020— 370 New York • 000 009 000— 052 Drysdale (6-5) and Campanella. Antonelli, Grissom (9) and Thomas, Western '(8), Katt (9). Loser — Antonelli (6-7). HR — Gilliam (1st). "I feel I'd rather give the guy Charley Myers bested Stan his one base and fake my chances]Sanders in a hurling duel as the on starting clean with the next batter," Drolt said. "But, of course, If it was up to me I'd just as soon stay ahead of the batter all the time. It's walks that usually get me in all my trouble." By all this trouble, the youthful Drott referred to an earned run average of more than four, lie haa given up 48 earned runs in bis 104 innings. One stroke of Mickey Mantle's bat—literally a lightning shot in the dark — was all the Yankees needed to put some daylight between them and the .second-place White Sox. That stroke by Mantle with one cut in the 10th inning Monday right resulted in his 22itd homer of the season, a blow that produced a 3-2 victory over Baltimore and stretched the Yankees' lead to two games over Chicago. Mantle walloped his homer off ace reliever George Zuverink, who had entered the game after the ' Orioles had tied the score with a run In the last of the nlnlh. The Yankee slugger had the satisfaction of winning the game before 45,27(1 fdns, largest crowd over to witness a major league night (iame in Baltimore. Southpaw Whitcy Ford, making his first appearance since being sidelined with a sore shoulder, May 21, was credited with the victory in relief although Hob (Jrim had to bail him out when the Orioles threatened in the bottom of the 10th. Detroit toppled Uie White Sox, B-2; Kansas City Knapped an II- Xame losing streak with a 10-3 decision over Cleveland, and Washington nipped Boston, 5-4. The'St. I.x>u!s Cardinals cut Milwaukee's lead in the National League to a half-Kama with a 0-5 victory over the Braves; the Phillies defeated the Pirates, !>-4; Brooklyn licked the CianLs, 3-0, and the Cubs blanked Cincinnati, 0-0. Yesterday's Results ROYAL CENTER YOUTH ENTERS SOAP BOX DERBY National League Cincinnati 000 000 000— 041 Chicago 301 001 Olx— 6 10 0 000 000 050— 582 110 200 000— 4 10 1 Philadlphia Pittsburgh 'Sanford, Hearn (5), Morehead (8) and Lonnett. Kline, R. Smith (8), King (8) and Foiles. Winner —Hearn (2-1). Loser — R. Smith Milwaukee St. Louis 100 091 000— 5 11 4 005 022 OOx— 980 Buhl, Conley (3), Pizarro (5), Jolly (6), McMahon (8) and Rice, Sawatski (C). Dickson, Wehm'eier (5) and'H, Smith. Winner— Wehmeier (3-4). Loser — Buhl (9-3). — Aaron (2<lln>, Covington (3rd). American League (10 Innings) New York Baltimore 000 000 200 1— 3 8 2 000 000 Oil 0— 2 10 2 Kucks, Ford (8), Grim (10) and Berra. Brown, Lehman (8), Zu- verink (10) and Ginsberg. Zupo (10) Winner—Ford (3-U. Loser— OUllUCLa III H lILt.1.115 UUI.L u» H'~ 'IV*. II 111.11.1 '« First Federal Tigers nipped We I Zuverink (7-4). HlV-MantJe 122nd) Grusenmeyer Indians 7-G in a Pony; league tilt at Fairview. Harry Dahl hit a homer and double for the Indians. McLochlin and Summers-each had two hits for the Tigers. Jordan's no-hitter occurred in the opening game of a twin bill for the Colt League at Riverside, He beat the KLK Kolls 10-0, fanning 7 and walking 2. Waily Far- rcll hit four singles, Ken lies a single and triple and Jim Sweet a triple for the winners. In the second Colt match the A & W Pirates rallied to blast the Alpha Bears 11-4 as Dave Dickcrson smacke'd a homer. Jerry Pfaff got three .hits for the Bears, one a triple. Walks and errors helped the Pirates roll up their huge victory margin. Summary: LITTLE LEAGUE Cubs 100,010—2 6 n Yanks rm.lMx-ia 8 1 Schue, McPhcrson and Maroncy; Conrad and Poor. Giants 000,000— 0 3 « Senators , .'i07,32x—15 II 0 Adams, Ifavrillu and Speitcl; L. Parmeter and Chapman. PONY LEAGUE Indians 200,100,3— K 7 3 Tigers 401,011,x—7 11 1 Sanders and Newman; Myers and Knepper. COLT LEAGUE G. T. iets 031,00—10 !) 1 KLK Kolls 000,00— 0 0 Jordan and lies; Carey Holler. Bears Pirutos R. Brown, Kansas City 510 000 220—10 13 0 Cleveland 002 000 100— 3 » 2 Portocarrero, Gorman (5) Thompson. Wynn, Tomanek (I), McLish (2), Garcia (7) .and Brown, Nixon (5). Winner —Gorman (1-2). Loser — Wynn (1.0-9). HTV-Thompson (2nd). Eight Yankees on A. L All-Star Game Roster Record Two No-Hit Performances by Minor Loop Boys Two no-hit ball games, one ot them a second in a row for Bobby Luetzow of the strong Panthers, featured play in four games of Minor League baseball in the summer recreation program at local parks Monday. Luetzow, who did a "Johnny Mike RuiiHtead, 11, son of Dr. and Mrs. O. A. Ranstcad, of Koyal Center, sturl conslrucllon ot a new Soap Box derby racer. His .1058 car also is shown Jn.llie picture. Mike, one of fo,ur Royal Center entrants, will compete for the .galaxy of prizes to be offered in the sixth annual Logansport All-American derby July 31. on College 11111. (Pharos-Tribune Photo-Engraving.) Major League Standings Amcrlcun League W. L. Pet. York Washington 000 013 100- 15 11 0 Boston 010 030 000— 453 Abcrnathy, Hyde (5), ' Ramos (C) and Courtney, Fornielc.s, Delock (7), Minarcin (0) and Daley, White (9), Winner —Ramos (li-fl). Loser—Fornicles (4-li) . 010 100 000— 280 200 003 OOx— 5 12 0 Chicago Detroit Wilson, Derrington (fi), Slaley (7), I.aPalme (B) and Moss. Bunning (9-2) and House. Loser—Wilson (fl-5). HR — Muxwcll (tfllh), Minoso (5th), Kaline (4th). Girls Only US Tennis Hopes WIMBLKDON, Knglund (UP)— It wa.i up to the girls to salvage some prestige for the United States today in the Wimbledon tennis championships. Vie Seixas of Philadelphia and Herb Flam of Beverly Hills, Calif., the lost American survivors of an IB-man squad, were ^Louisville Cleveland Boston Detroit Baltimore Kansas City Washington 45 25 .843 43 27 .614 37 33 .529 38 34 .528 36 35 .507 GB 34 3« .488 11 2<> 44 .371 19 25 50 .333 22M, Wednesday's' Gumcs Chicago at Kansas City . Detroit at Cleveland Washington at Baltimore Boston ul Now York Milwaukee Cincinnati St. LoulK Brooklyn Philadelphia New York National Leuguc W. L. Pel. Gl 42 30 .583 .. 42 31 .575 V: 39 30 .5(15 IV: 38 32 .540. 3 37 33 .520 4 35 37 ,4«8 7 2ii 41 .35!) 15 25 47 .847 17 Cfilcaiio Pittsburgh Wednesday's Games St. Louis at Chicago Milwaukee ot Cincinnati (night) (Only game '--dulcd.) Ronnie Lowe Given Cage Scholarship To McMurry College Ronnie Lowe, one of Washington Township's most talented all-around athletes, has accepted a full basketball scholarship to McMurry College, Abilene, Texas. 'McMurry is a small school with an enrollment of 925 students, but has added teams like Baylor, Texas Christian and Texas university to its cage schedule. Lowe gained respect throughout Cass and neighboring counties as a capable rebounder, despite his small stature (5-11) and a good jump-shooter. The Hatchets' star also reigned ins Cass county hurdle champion and received the Robert Murden Memorial trophy at the county meet. Four MJnmi county previously accepted scholarships to McMurry. The include Bob DuBois, who averaged 28.<l points per game at Macy; Tom Brown of Mexico; Terry Gray and Charley Baiter of Peru. American Association W. L. Pel. Wichita St. Paul Omaha Minneapolis Denver 37 35 .514 Indianapolis Charleston .... 130,000,0— 456 031,322,X-Ml 4 J. Pfaff, Myers and Cast; Dickcrson, Hayward and Hcrming. and j bounced out of the men'.i singles Monday's ' (Insults Monday, It'marked the first time si. Paul 5 'Denver 0 40 .452 . 34 44 .438 , 22 57 .271)' Flying Aces Wjn First Came at Twelve Mile TWELVE MILE—The Hawkeycs defeated the Dodgers 11-9 despite a home run by Bill Cover ot the losors and the Flying Aces, who hadn't won a game, beat !hc Yankees, who hadn't lost one, 12-10 in Little League games here Monday night. Bill Crlm's double drove in the winning runs for the Aces. Summary: Dodgers 302,40— 9 3 7 Huwkeyes 730,rx—II 6 (i Russell, Richardson and Jones; Crimmins, Bookwallcr, Rudlcei and' M. Cover. Yankees Fiylng Acos Strong and Vander Meer" by chalking up his second successive no-hitter, beat the Phillies 11-2 in an afternoon game at Fairview park. He helped his own cause by getting two nils, half of his team's total. The oUier no-hitler came in a morning attractions at Tower Park when Mac Ison pitched the Cards to a 3-fl decision over the Red Sox and fanned 14 batters. He also helped his cause by smacking a pair of doubles. Two other games weren't far behind as Eddie Franklin of the Braves stopped the Cubs 3-2 on a 2-hit pitching job in which he fanned 14 batters. Helping him were teammate.? Randy Bennett, Mike Huff and Dick Hand, each of whom swatted a double in the afternoon session at Tower Park. In the morning. game at Fairview park the Indians tripped the Yanks 12-9 on the strength of Don Kisller's 3-hlt pitching and his timely double. What was remarkable about the entire day's piny was thai walks were much fewer than usual, chiefly in Die- two Tower, Park games where only six passes were isucd in the pair of contests, according to John Munimcrt, co-director of summer recreation. AT TOWER PARK 440,11—10 1I3.7X—12 Sullivan; 4 4 5 t Crim. Wright and J. Ulerick. Cards Red Sox R H E 3 4 0 003 Ison and Apt; Johnson and Justice. R H E Braves 3 « 1 Cubs . E. Franklin and Hand, Bennett; J. Fi.scel and Haugh, Yerkcs. AT FAIItVlEW PARK Indians Yanks CUD TO PRACTICE Members of the Wolf Cubs LLB team will practice ul Fairview park Wednesday ul 8:45 a.m. WILLS LEADS VICTORY Logansporl Taslee-IVrecze cage| team defeated Peru Jnclees tit Itlv-i crslde pork last night 07-47 after taking a 31-11) Imlftlmc lead. Phil Wills ot Grass Crcok led the winners with 1.7 points. The locals have games with Kokonio Friday nt II, aguln.Hl Lafayette Sunday ul 7 and Peru again on July 11 al II p.m. .ul Riverside court. Phillies _ _. .,. - , , Luelznw and Arnold; Read the Classified Adsnmri and 11 H E 3 0 Klsllcr nnd Wright, KcpllnKer; Hotelier, FretlJiiger, Pusquale OIK Pasqualc, Hatcher. R II E Panthers II 4 203 J. Burk- CHICAGO (UP) — Baltimore'* Billy Loes or Detroit's J.im Bunning, both rookie right handers in All-Star competition, appeared today as the most logical choices for Starting pitcher for the American League in next week's 24th renewal of the annual intcr-lcague battle. Other right handers from whom Now York manager Casey Stengel can pick his workmen will bo his own Bob Grim and Early Wynn of Cleveland with a 10-8 record. The southpaws were Don Mossl of Cleveland. Chicago's Billy Pierce and New York's Bobby Shautz, rejuvenated with the Yankees with a 9-1 record. Stengel had nearly a third of lis squad of 25 from his own ros- .er, with eight Yankees making the trip to St. Louis for the July 9 icrap. In addition to two starters, catcher Yogi Berra and center- Tieldcr Mickey Mantle, he named liis two pitchers; inficldcrs Gil McDougald, Bobby Richardson and .Bill Skowron; and Klslon [•Toward, normally an outfielder sul picked as a catcher for tha All-Stars. Detroit will have four representatives, starters Harvey Kuenn at shortstop, Al Kaline in right Ticld; B u n n i n g, and outfielder Charlie Maxwell. Three teams placed three players each. Second baseman Ncllio Fox, Pierce and outfielder Minnia Minoso, who Ji;w an All-Star balling average of .556, join from Chicago; first-biisoman Vic Wort/, ttossi and Wynn from Cleveland; hird-bnsemun George Kell, catcher Gus Trlandos ami Lore from Baltimore. Velcrun outfielder Tod Williams, appearing on I lie squad for tlia 13th year, and rookie infiolder Frank Malzonc will represent Buston. ShorUop Joe IX'Maestri is from Kansas City, and outfielder Roy Sicvors from Washington. , LUCKIWE GIRLS WIN The Lucerne girls snflball loam dcfciitcd Rockfk-lii shore Monday nlghl 1G-5 in u free hilling contest. R II fi Lucerne K 1G 2 Rnckfield 5 fl B Roller, Wallncc nnd Grandstaff; Garrison and Berkshire. GIANTS PRACTICE The F & M Giants will hold n prnclico ut Cruin field Wi'tlnesdny afternoon at 1'clnck. Manager Jack Ay res nsks all team members to be present. •Charlie Maxwell got Ihe Tigers off winging against the White Sox with a two-run homer off .Jirn Wilson in the first Inning and Al Kaline 'also homered in the sixth to start a three - run rally. Lanky .Mm flupnlng struck oul seven and yielded eight hits, In eluding a homer tjy Minnie Mino•o, in recording his ninlli victory. 'The Athlcllcs. who hadn't won a game since June ID, hopped on Early Wynn for five runs in the first inning lo clinch their victory Cleveland, Tim Thompson's three-run homer was the big blow in Ihe first inning assault on Wynn. F/ven with that lead, Kansas City Ktnrtor Arnie Pnrtocar- rero needed relief from Tom C!»r- man, who was the winner. Ike Dclock's walk lo Bob Usher with the bases full in the sevotilh Inning enabled the Senators to score tho tie-breaking run in their igamc with the Hed Sox. Ileliover Pedro llarnos held Uoslon hlttes over the lost four innings to gain his slx.lh victory and snap a five- lame Hcd Sox winning streak. Cards Urn-urn Victory Two errors by Kddlo Mttthows «nd Iwo by .i'olmny Logan helped Iho Cardinals lo five unearned runs as they ended u nix - game Milwaukee winning streak. The Cards staked their tlarlor, Murry Dickson, to a 5-1 lead but lh« Braves knocked him out with a three-run rally In the fifth Inning when Hank Aaron hit his 24th homer and Wcs Covlnglon horn- ored with onu, on. llenn Wchmel- «r, wlio relieved Dickson, wus the winner. Granny IJamficr and Hip Itepul- •ki each drove In two runs in a live-run eighth-Inning .rally that Milan Coach Will Move to Middlebury KLKHART (UP) — James Rou.sch, who coached basketball at'Milan for the past throe seasons, Monday was named head •coach at Middlebury High School in Klkhart County. The announcement was made by Middlebury Supt. Gerald Hayworth. Jtousch, 31, look over the banket- bull rcliu at Milan the season after it won the slate high school championship, and drummed up two county and two sectional champions. He will replace .Bol> Bfddle at Middlohtity. Illddlc resigned to hi'.) corno head coach at South Bond in 32 years at Wimbledon the L'nlled States failed to place a man in the semifinal's of thai division. However, it wan a different «lory In the women's singles, where five Yanks sought berths today In'the semifinals. In an all-American (|tiarler-finnl match, four - lime singles champion Louise Brough of Beverly Hills, Calif., played Durlcnc Hard of Monlobcllo, Calif. Top - seeded Allliua Gibson of New York, striving to become Wimbledon's first Negro champion, faced Sandra Reynolds of South Africa. The other mulches pitted Dorothy Head Kniirle (if Forest Hills, N.Y., uguin.st Rosa Murlu Iteyes of Mexico and Betty Ronemiue.Hl I'rall of .Jamaica and Soulh Orange, N.J., against Chris- lino Truman of Britain. Seixas was stymied In Ills Omaha 7 Minneapolis (i Indianapolis 5 Louisville 1 Wichltu t) Charleston (I Tiidiiy's (iiuniM Omaha at Denver Minneapolis ul St. Paul Wichita al Indianapolis Charleston at Louisville lo regain the men's singles UL' e 'drove In two Indians Score Third Win Over Louisville INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Imll- anupolls pounded oul. 13 hits off Iwo Loul.ivllle pitchers lo score Ihelr third-straight victory over the cellar-dwelling Colonels, li-1. In an American Association baseball game Monday night. Cenlerflclder Ted Beard whacked Iwo doubles, u triple and u single In five trips to Ihe plate and John llomuim smashed a two- run homer in the seventh Inning piroer the Tribe, Heard also Great names ' i ' 'i/; i <' ^ ' *, * ! \ make great !>< / , *••* hosts Wuiior Hr>Npltnll'/c!(l AU'INK, Tex. (UP)—Paul (!. Wuner, Hall of Furrier and former outfield star for the Pittsburgh PlrnUm, told United • Press Monday night that his case of pneumonia is nol serious. "I feel prelty good," Wuner raid.from his hospital bed. "( had u touch of pneumonia and came in uurly to get it stopped. I'll probably bu out in a day or two," Kausch also will serve as head baseball and track conch. ho won In 11153 when he bowed lo Sven Davidson or Sweden, r>-7, 1-4, 11-4, 8-4. Flam dropped a B-3, 7-1), (1-1 decision lo Cooper in un- ilher quarter-final match. Hood, si!cmini(ly imparlurbed by roporls he will turn professional after Uils lournumenl, continued •iln bid for his second straight title by eliminating his country' man, Mervyn ROM, H-4, 4-0, lfl-1), while Fra.ser rallied to bout Ulf Schmidt of Sweden, 1-0, 6-4, (l-ll, li-4, M, In Wednesday's Hoad plays Davidson and Cooper tackles Franer. produced Philadelphia's victory over I'ilUbui'Kh. Pirate starter Honnie Kline had • a three - lilt •hulout until th« Phillies knocked him out In the eiKhth, .Jim Hearn credited with lh« victory in «( Jack Sanford. Girl Afraid to Come Home Found in Woods BOXHOanO. Mass, (UP)— Four- leen-year-old Krlslen Slemcn, who hid in the woods for three days because she was afraid of belntf punished, was found by a bloodhound Monday nij(ht, ICrlsten hud Kone horseback rid- InK Friday and fulled to return, Her horse wus found Friday nl#ht lett tied to a fence. Some 300 searchers hnd scoured the woods for hor since Saturday morning. Kristcn wus scratched and In- Hcct . bitten but otherwise uniiv Read the Classified Ads GRASS C'KEKK GAMES Grass Creek will play YMCA nl Grans Creek tonight at II, go to BurnelUvlHc Friday anil play YMCA at lllversldo park Saturday at 7 p.m. Wow! . July 4th Sp»c!al— T956 Ch«v. Station Wagon priced to mak» you buy now. Hurry I Powlen Sales & Serv. •roadway Al Third Lefty Roy Tlnney limited Louis- Ille In seven hils in nolcliing his third victory against four kisses. •lu Htnick out seven und walked only onu. , Starter Arnie Atkln.i was Uig/itl for the loss. Klghlficlder I'M I'lill- Ip.s hit n ninth-Inning homer tor Louisville's lone run. ***^^*.***^*^****^**-'^* 1 * Our 8th.Annual GIGANTIC FIREWORKS DISPLAY AND Oal*« Opin AtOO NO ADVANCE IN PHICK JULY 4th MAIN DAT* JUIY 9 KOKOMO SPCCDWAY AMERICAN BLENDED WHISKEY To serve Seagram's 7 Crown to a guest is a special form of flattery. For the name alone tells him you are saying: "Only the finest is fine enough for you!" Say Seagrams and be Sure OF AMERICAN •WHISKEY AT ITS FINEST limilll.DIITIUEH OOMMNY, KIW YOU Oil I. ILENOEI) WHim». B« FlOOr. lt% GUI* HCUlilt irilllt. .

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