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Logansport, Indiana
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Eight Logansport, Indiana, -Pharos-Tribune Saturday Evening, June 1. 1957. Surprising White Sox Enjoy Four-Game Lead Keegan Stops Tigers With Four-hit Job Second Division Clubs Rise Up to Spill Yankees, Cleveland and Boston; Cards Edge Milwaukee, 4-3 Al Lopez never had it so good at Cleveland. With the Indians, Lopez had some mighty fine pitching, but he's getting an even better brand at Chicago where every starter on his staff is pitching in with the kind of complete game victories, that could bring the White Sox their first pennant in 38 years. It was Bob Keegan's turn Friday night and the 34-year-old right harder came through with a sparkling four-hit, 6-0 victory over Detroit that increased the White Sox American League lead to four games. Catcher Sherm Lollar gave Keegan all the. margin he needed when he blasted a two-run homer off Frank Lary in (he first inning and Walt Dropo added a little icing lo the cake with a grand- jlam homer in the eighth. Baltimore defeated the second- place Yankees, 3-1; Kansas City beat Cleveland by the same 3-1 score, and Washington edged Boston, 3-2. Cards Beat Braves In the National League, St. Louis topped Milwaukee, 4-3; Philadelphia nipped Brooklyn, 2-1, and New York defeated Pittsburgh, 3-2. Rain washed out the Cincinnati-Chicago game. Ray Moore held the Yankees to five hits in out-pitching Bob Tur- Jcy. Al Pilarcik put the Orioles in front with a third inning homer and then drove in another run FOP To Host Lafayette In Sunday Game Two Central Indiana Booster League Rivals Will Clash At Riverside Park CIBL, GAMES SUNDAY Lafayette at Logansport Peru at Marion Muncie at Middleiown Logansport's Fraternal Order of Police entry makes its Central Indiana Booster baseball league debut at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon, opposing the Lafayette Columbians at Riverside park. • The game marks the second this season for the visitors, who dropped a 5 to 2 Memorial day decision to the Marion Blue Sox. Southpaw Jackie Helmkamp will pitch for the Lafayette club with Duff McKenzie, Purdue's regular catcher, behind the bat. Acting Manager Don Conn is awaiting the return to Logansport for [he summer vacation of several athletes who played on college nines this spring and is unable to name a starting lineup at this time. The FOP has two traveling dates ni run Billy Hunter's two - run homer and Ned Carver's four-hit pitching helped the Athletics to their triumph over the Indians. Hunter hit his homer off Tribe starter Cal McLish, who was knocked out of the box when the A's scored all their runs in the third inning. Carver faced only 30 men in gaining his fourth victory, A two-out single by Jim Lemon In the ninth inning off Tom Brewer brought Herb Plows home from second base with Washington's winning run. The Senators, who scored their sixth victory in the last seven games, tied the score at 2-2 in the eighth with the help of Brewer's wild throw. Tru Clev- cnger was the winner in relief of Buss Kemrnerer. " day and at Middletown for a Sunday, June 9 game. Lafayette and Muncie have dom BERRY ATHLETES ADMIRE THEIR SPORTS AWARDS Berries Win Twin Bill From Wolf Lake Nine Athletic awards were given to a large group at Recognition Day ceremonies at the Berry Bowl Friday morning. Included in the group were Fred Schuc, gold baseball, Joe Sabatini, blanket for track, Harry Elliott, gold baseball, Dave Loner, gold baseball, Terry Hershberger, sweater lor tennis and Bob Wolfe, low medalist in golf received a letter. (Pharos-Tribune Plioio-Engraving). Yesterday's Results National League Brooklyn 000 000 '100— 160 Philadlphia 000 200 OOx— 2 6 C Drysdale, Labine (8) and Campanella. Roberts (5-6) and Lopata. Loser—Drysdale (4-2), HR—Campanella (7th). New York 000 000 210— 380 Pittsburgh 000 200 000— 2 U 1 Margoneri, Worthington (7) and j-'uiaj't^i.c aiiu .riuuv***; iiciyt; ULJIII-J *,*t.i. £,**,.*.* ., ,,.*.»..,..£,„».. *.- ...... VJSlOn nGLWOlK O inated the league honors since its I Kali. Arroyo, Face (7) and Rand, ijr an ,i w ^ eD y, e Inception in 1953. The Muncie Mar- Foilcs (8). Winner — Worlninglon f er t, ner ,.. Set TV Deal For Dodgers NEW YORK (UP) — There's a huge pot of gold, in the form of a multi-millioh-dollar pay-as-you- see television deal, waiting for Lhe Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants in California. •The dPil was made public when Mark Sullivan, president of the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co., said in San Francisco Friday his [inn is negotiating with tht Skiatron Corp. of New York to set up a coin box, closed circuit television network on the West Coast trans- hoefers won the title in 1953 and 1954, while the Columbians bested the field the last two seasons. The CIBL will operate under a split season schedule for the first time with ten games comprising each half. Winners will play a best of three game serries for the championship. Max Truex Betters Two Track Records In Compton Games COMPTON, Calif. (UP)— Max Truex today held two American records, both bettering his old Rookie Eddie Kasko batted in Amcri «n marks after his brilliant the winning run for the Cards with his fourth hit of the game in the eighth inning'. Wally Moon ran his hilling streak to 24 consecutive games with a sixth - inning double. Lindy McDaniel went the route for St. Louis for his fourth victory while Juan Pizarro suffered his fourth loss. Phils Move Up Robin Roberts and Willie Jones teamed up to beat the Dodgers and move the Phillies within 2!4 games of the first-place Redlegs. By losing, Brooklyn dropped two games back of Cincinnati. Roberts gave up six hits, one was a homer by Roy Campanella, the 236lh of his N.L. career. It tied the league record for a catcher set by Cabby Hartnett. Jones won the game with a two-run triple off Don Drysdale in the fourth. Willie Mays extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a double in the eighth inning and subsequently scored on Ray Katt's sacrifice fly with the run Lhat heat Pittsburgh. Pirate starter Luis Arroyo blanked the Giants on two hits un'il the seventh when they tied the score at 2-2 on Whitey Lockman's single with the bases full. Reliever Al Worthington whs credited with his fourth victory. WOLF CUBS DRILL Members of the Wolf Cubs, Little League baseball team, will hold a practice "session at the LHS Stadium field this afternoon at 1:30 performances in the 5,000 meter and the three-mile races at the 18th annual Compton Invitational track and field meet. The diminutive University of Southern California runner turned in a time of 14:04.2 for the 5,000 meter distance and on the way was clocked for three miles at 18:35.7. His old mark last year for the 5000 meters was 14:22.B while the three-mile mark was in the books as 13:47.6. While the fleet - footed Turex erased the old records, Olympic decathlon champion Milt Campbell, representing the San Diego Naval Training Center, and Elia Gilbert, of Winston-Salem College, equalled the world record for the 120-yard high hurdles, each turning in a locking of 13.4. Campbell was judged the winner. Loser—Face (2-4). St. Louis Milwaukee 010 Oil 010— 4 11 2 001 020 000— 392 L. McDaniel (4-2) and H. Smith. Pizarro (24) and Crandall. American League Baltimore New York 001 Oil 000— 370 000 010 000— 150 Moore (2-3) and Triandos. Turley, Ditmar (6) and Berra. Loser - Turley (1-1). HR— Pilarcik (2nd) Boston 100 000 100— 271 Washington 010 000 Oil— 3 8 1 Brewer (C-4) and White. Kemmerer, Clevengor (8) and Berberet. Winner—Clevcnger (2-0). The Dodgers, it was reported here, would receive a 10-year contract at two million dollars a year to televise all their home gair.es at Los Angeles and probably their j road games also. The Giants couH Chicago Major League Standings National League W. L. Pet. GB 26 14 .23 15 23 15 Cincinnati Brooklyn Milwaukee Philadelphia St. Louis New York Chicago Pittsburgh Sunday's Games Brooklyn at Philadelphia New York at Pittsburgh (2) Chicago at Cincinnati (2) St. Louts at Milwaukee ,650 ... .605 2 .590 214 23 16 .590 2'/4 19 19 .500 6 17 23 .425 9 12 24 .333 12 11 27 .289 14 American League Huskies Refused O.K. To Race in Regatta CHICAGO (UP)—The University of Washington today was still under an inflexible probation set by the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. The university had hoped to participate in the intercollegiate rowing association championships later this month, but the council's •policy-making council ruled Friday it could not "temporarily rescind" the two-year period of probation and ineligibility it voted against the school last August, Washington officials had tiled a o'clock, manager Bill Lehmann special petition with the NCAA .states. All players are asked tojasking permission to enter the re- report for the drill. Igatta at Syracuse, N.Y. participate in the same deal at Sar. Francisco. Presently, the Dodgers receive a $750,000 annual TV - radio income at Brooklyn while the Giants get .{600,000 for their rights. "II is a complicated problem, but technically it is feasible and we think arrangements could be worked out that would be mutually sa'tisfactory," Sullivan said. Skiatron already has applied f o the Federal Communications Commission for permission to set in I operation pay-as-you-see TV. I The FCC shortly will authorize 'testing of the various pay - TV I (1-2) and Lollar. I-IR—Lollar (5th), : plans in ccrtail , nreas of lhe Detroit ooo ooo oao— 041 200 000 04x— 690 22 17 .564 5 21 20 .512 7 21 .439 10 New York Cleveland Detroit Boston Kansas City Baltimore Washington .Sunday's Games Detroit at Chicago (2) Cleveland at Kansas City Boston at Washington Baltimore at New York (2) Soldier Gains Golf Finals FOEMBY, England (UP)—Harold Ridgeley, a U.S. Air Force master sergeant 1 who seldom finds time to practice, and Reid Jack, a Scottish accountant who doesn't believe in'it, play a 36-hole match today for the British Amateur golf championship. When they tee off, Ridgeley will try to become (he seventh Ameri-. can lo win the title in 12 renewals since Wor'.d War II, Ridgeley, a freckle - faced professional soldier from Haverford, Pa., was the only one of the'26 Yank entries who survived the weak-long ma".ch play grind on the f>,803 - yard Formby course. He surged into the final by swamping South Africa's Arthur Walker in the most one-sided semi-final vie- $103,844 to Sam Hanks INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (UP) — Smiliilg Sam Hanks was richer by $103,844 today* as the winner of Thursday's Memorial Day auto classic. Hanks drew the money in the form of a paycheck Friday, which included a total of $58,250 in race and qualifying money, $24,375 in accessory awards and $20,400 in lap prizes. v Having previously announced his retirement, he declined a bid to lead nine other American racers in 1 the Italian 500-miler at Monza June 29. Rookie Eddie Sachs, who finished 23rd in the "500," was named to replace Hanks in leadership of the Monza contingent. Hanks' payoff came from a total purse of $300,252, which was well above last year's $282,050. He also topped the personal receipts of $93,819, which went to Pat Flaherty, winner of the 1956 speedway grind. W. L. Pet. GB 26 11 .703 ... t 0 ry in the tournament's history 23 16 .590 4 Friday. He won 13 and 12. Jack, a 33-year-old Glasgow ac, countant who holds the Scottish '/•H Amateur title, entered the last round with a 3 and 2 triumph over Alan Bussell of Scotland in the other 3C-hole semi-final. Ridgeley has been stationed in England six years and has played in all the British Amateur championships during that period but never before reached the quarterfinals. Friday lie fired four-umler- par golf on the par 72 layout to 21 18 23 15 24 .385 12 15 29 Ml 14 American Association chita Paul 001 000 000— 142 Dropo (6Ui). Cleveland Kansas City 003 MO OOx— 371 McLish, Tomanek (7), Mossi (8) and Naragon, Megan (8). Garver (4-3)' and Smith. Loser — McLish (3-2). HIU-Hunter (1st), country. Coinbox TV hos not been approved by tiie government as yet. The San Francisco Examiner reported that Dodger President Walter O'Maliey already has accepted two million dollars as part payment for the closed circuit TV rights at Los Angeles. The Examiner said O'Mailey used the money to purchase the Los Angeles franchise in the Pacific Coast League last year. W. L. Pel. .29 14 .674 . 25 16 .610 ,. 27 18 .600 Indians Open 17-game Home Stand Tonight INDIANAPOLIS (UP) —Veteran knuckleballers Tony Ponce and Al Papai are slated to pitch for Indianapolis tonight against Minneapolis in an American Association baseball doublehcader here. j A scheduled twin bill between : the Indians and Millers Friday I night was postponed because of rain. The Indians returned here Friday for a 17-game homestand. A pair of Miller lefthanders. Gene Bcardcn and Vibert Clarke, are hurling choices against Ponce, (5-2) and Papai (3-4). Wiffi~Holds~Siim 'Lead in Round Robin VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (UP)— Wiffi Smi'.h of Orange, Tex., lakes a slim, three-point lead info today's fourih round of the 90-hole Women's Triangle Round Robin golf tournament. Miss Smith led by IG points after Thursday's second round but lost iground in Friday's Miird round when she shot a sevcn-over-par 78. Faye Crocker of Monlevideo, i Uruguay, picked up 10 points willi a three-over-par 74 and moved into second place with a plus 28 against Miss Smith's plus 31. The Berries extended their baseball record to 12-3 Friday night with a, double victory over the Wolf Lake club at Riverside park diamond. Both decisions came by a one- run margin, Logansport won tha opener, 1 to 0, behind Billy Cuppy and went two extra innings to take the second, 6 to 5 on Harry Elliott's winning hit. Coach Rex Hunter's boys will close their season Tuesday, seeking their sixlh North Central conference victory at Richmond. They have lost three times. Cuppy struck out 15 Wolf Lake batters and permitted only a seventh inning single. He walked one. The run Cuppy needed for lhe victory was scored in the opening frame when Jim Sweet doubled, took third on an error and crossed the plate on an infield out. Logansport was out-hit, 9 to 4, but still managed to survive in Uie nigblcaup. The Berries tied lhe score in the seventh on a walk to Everett Thomas and a double by Butch Jones. Wolf Lake scored in the ninth, forcing the ' locals to rally. Ed Watson was hit by a pitched ball and Fred Sclrje singled to center. A force play on Watson and a wild pitcli moved the runners along. Elliott then ended the ball game with a lowering drive to left center field. The free substitution rule was adopted for the game, so Logan used its full quota of players. The summary: Wolf Lake ... 000 000 0—0 1 2 Lognnspnrt . 100 000 x—1 3 I SlaiifSand and Prickett; Cuppy and lies, Elliott. Wolf Lake . 100 OOli 001—5 9 4 Lotranspwrt 100 002 102—6 4 1 Gaff and Bobilya; Dahl, E. Thomas and Elliott. become the first Yank to gain the final since Joe Conrad of San Antonio, Tex., won the 1955 crown. Former Ring Champ John Kilbane Dies CLEVELAND (UP) — Former featherweight champion -Johnny Kilbane, who woii all but four of his fights in the ring, failed in his battle against death. The popular battler, one of the! NCAA Elimination greatest fighters in the history of! KALAMAZOO Mich (UP) — the ring, died Friday at his home Nolre Da mc took the district Notre Dame Whips Wildcats to Win after a long fight against cancer. Before leaving boxing, Kilbane rang up two outstanding marks. He held a title longer lhan ar.y fighter excopt Joe Louis and he won 138 of 142 bouts during his career. He won Hie featherweight crown on Washington's Birthday in 1912 with a 20-round decision over Abe Attell at Los Angeles. After grabbing the title, he fought 'more than 90 times in the next 10 years. However, only a handful of lhe battles were title fights. Kilbane retained the crown until March of 1923 when he suffered a six-round knockout nt the hands of Eugene Criqui of France. TO THE VICTOR GOES THE SPOILS NCAA baseball crown Friday, 22 22 .5001 p orf j i ea£ j s Hoaan Omaha 21 22 .488 l-euui liuyuil Charleston 22 26 .458 By Seven Points in Denver 17 22 .436 ~ Louisville 10 33 .233 Friday's Results Wichita 8 St. Paul 1 Minneapolis at Indianapolis (2), postponed, rain Charleston 4 Omaha 1 Louisville 10 Denver 9 Today's Games Denver at Louisville Omaha at Charleston (2) Minneapolis at Indianapolis (2) St. Paul at Wichita (2) Johnson Registers Quick KO of Hinnant NEW YORK (UP) — Harold then headed home to finish ils • Johnson's first-round knockout of regular season today and depart a shot at the light-heavyweight ti- r/ll» f'ho A~P A A +111011? n( Arnnhn :.,.,, for the NCAA finals at Omaha, j The Irish snuffed out the hopes of Northwestern, making its first district NCAA bid, with a convincing, 6-1, victory. The Wildcats had stayed alive in the tourney Thursday by winning twice, including one victory over Notre Dame in lhe double elimination series. But Notre Dame pitcher Bob Bobuznowski checked the Wildcats, Big 10 champs, on six hits, silencing even the bat of Chuck Lindstrom, catcher and son of coach and ex-major leaguer Freddy Lindstrom. Chuck had been the leading hitter in the tourney, with 11 hits in 20 at-bats. It was Notre Dame's first district NCAA title since 1940. The Irish play Western Michigan, another NCAA victim, at South Bend today. The other district victim was Alma College of Michigan. Charlie Keller Back With Yanks As Coach NEW YORK (UP) — Charlie (King Kong) Keller, who hung up his uniform five years ago. will tie this year. Brown of the International Boxing Club said today about the muscular Philadelphian, who flattened Hinnant of Washington, D.C., with Palm Beach Tourney NEW ROCHELLE, \.Y. (UP)— Masters champion Doug Ford of Mahopac, N.Y., who has vowed to clean up "while I'm hot," was holler lhan ever today as he set out to fatten his lead over ban- lorn Ben Hogan in the fourth round of the Pnlm Beach Round Robin golf championship, Out front by seven points with sizzling rounds of 69-6(3-64, the sprinting Ford tackled three stars who have been playing in lough luck in this unique championship in which points are won or lost by comparing medal scores within each foursome. He was favored lo add a bundle of points to his score of plus 28 in today's foursome with U.S. Open champ Gary iMiddlecoff of Mian ' WIFFI LEADS RIVALS VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (UP)— Young Wiffi Smith of Orange, Tex., held a 16 - point lead over her nearest rival today going into the third round of the 90 - hole Triangle Round Robin golf tournament. Miss Smith fired a one-undcr- par 70 Thursday and picked up 2G points from older members of her foursome to finish the round with 37 points and a total score of 142. Betty Jameson of San Antonio, Tex,, remained in second plac* points io her first-round 19. although she added only two (minus 2), Peter Thomson of Aus- (m '"" s , , , defending champion Gene Littler of Palm kayo at 1:24 of their TV fight in St. Nicholas Arena Friday night. "It all depends on what (champion) Archie Moore does," Brown explained. "The Tony Anlhony- Yvon Durelle winner on June 14 expects to challenge Moore for the tille, but if Moore doesn't sign for a defense by July 7 and his title is vacated, Johnson could fight the June Kth winner for the vacant crown." Johnson, registering his third victory on the comeback trail after a 13-month layoff, dropped Hinnant flat on his back. Hinnant gol to his knees at "five" but fell forward on his face, and was counted out by referee Arthur Mercante. MATER MATRICULATES LAUREL, Miss. <up> — it took Mrs. Kathleen ' Robinson 15 years put it back on. again next Tuesday ! !l u t she S°t a high school diploma when he rejoins the New York Yankees as a coach in Cleveland. The popular, 40 - year - old ex- Yankee outfielder will fill a vacancy cr'ea'.ed when coach Randy Gumpcrt leaves the club after Sunday's game to lake over his duties as manager of the Kearney club of the Class D Nebraska State League. , After winning the 41st running of the "500" Memorial Day Claxslc at Indianapolis, Ind., Sam Hanks h shown in victory pose receiving * kiss Irom lovely star Cyd Charissc, as his wife Alice observes the scene with a critical eye. The 42-yuar-old speed demon from Pacific Palisades, Calif., in his twelfth attempt to win the "500", set a record pnce of 135.GDI miles per hour, bcntlng Viikovlch's 1954 record ol 11)0.840. Hunks drove a Bekmd Special built and entered by George Salih of, Whltiier, Calif. (International Sounrtpholo) COLORS FOR DAD CHICAGO (UP)—Dad is going' to be brighter as far as style goes.. Featured at a pre-Father's Day style. show on Chicago's lakefront were oatmeal • shade Bermuda shorts with an Ivy League buckle in the back; -a black silk tropical suit, and a pink dinner jacket. Friday night. Mrs. Robinson,, 30, who has three children, 'left school at 15 to marxy. She re-entered the eighth grade four years ago after her husband's death. score of plus 21 after rounds of 67-68-69, faced a far rougher task in the fourth round against Fred Hawkins of El Paso, Tex., (plus 10), Dow Finsterwald of Tequesta, Fla., (plus 7) and Bill Casper of Bonila, Calif., (minus 14). Sam Snead of While Sulphur Springs, W.Va., wilh 70-69 dropped into third place with plus 13 followed by Ken Venturi of San Francisco, whose pair of 70s earned a fourth place tie at plus 10 with Hawkins who posted 60-69. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE JACKSON, Miss. (UP) — Mrs. Lewis Rawls doesn't mind family squabbles, but she doesn't like the way her husband ends them. She told police her husband ended their last argument by hitting her on the head with a boltle, knocking her off the porch, kicking her, throwing her into a neighbor's yard, tossing her into the street and banging her on the head with a plank. Rawls was charged with assault. SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 12:30p.m. DRAG RACE HOT RODS - CYCLES - SPORT CARS (57 Mod*lt) Safe —• Supervised on Approved Strip Sanctioned by Central Ind. Timers Inc. BUNKER HILL DRAG STRIP l'/i Miles South of Bunker Hill power matuerf Model 178 —R Be sure to see nationally-serviced, factory-guaranteed MONARCH before you buy! Choose the right mower foe your lawn from the finest selection of power mowers oa the market today! Long-life construction throughout... Super-powered for super-service. Every wanted feature including rewind starters. Sec them at: ROTARY RIDER See the Ne',v Monarch 24" Rotary Riding Mower. 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