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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 11

Logansport, Indiana
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Tuesday, June 11, 1957
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Tuesday Evening, June 11, 198C. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Eleven Braves Play Like Champs Against Chief NL Rivals Dodger-Tamer Buhl Does It Again/ 3-1 Cincinnati Redlegs Bow to Pittsburgh Pirates; Tigers Exert Hex Over Yankees. Cincinnati Philadelphia Brooklyn Milwaukee St. Louis Now York Pittsburgh Chicago 31 28 28 20 28 20 26 21 20 31 17 32 14 29 20 .608 19 .596 .583 .583 .553 The Milwaukee Braves are the majors' No. 1 enigma this year because they're playing like also- rans against the weak teams but look like champions against their chief National League rivals. The Braves again rose to the challenge of a top contender Monday night when Bob. Buhl's four- hit pitching and Ed Mathews' two- run homer -gave them a 3-1 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers. The win put the Braves into a third-place tie with the Dodgers and moved them within a game and a half of the first-place Cincinnati Redlegs, who lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-2. tney are to rnnning second, clash The Detroit Tigers walloped the w iu, the Chicago White Sox to-l Arro J r ° C2 ' 5) New York Yankees, 9-4, for their night in a bid to slice the league Wednesday's Games Yanks Invade Chicago for Crucial Series White Sox Stunned By Three Defeats in Four Games to Baltimore Orioles CHICAGO' (UP) — The New York Yankees, unaccustomed as Major League Standings National League W. L. Pet. GB 114 3 .392 11 .347 13 .326 13 Tuesday's Probable Pitchers Milwaukee at Brooklyn (night) —Crone (2-1) vs Craig (2-2). Chicago at New York.(night)— Kaiser (1-3) vs Gomez (7-3). St. Louis at Philadelphia (night) —Dickson (2-2) vs Simmons (4-2). Cincinnati at Pillsburgh (night) Open Play in Little, Pony, Colt Leagues to complete the triple play as the runners bad started with the crack of the bat and were caught flatfooted. From there the Bears rolled on to win easily, piling up a huge margin along the route. Summary: LITTLE LEAGUE Logansport's baseball ^ stars_p£ shamrocks 100,020—3 4 0 j Senators 000,001—1 2 1 Uie future launched their 1957 001,120—4 2 3 Tigers "Indians (Called end of Sth, darkness) Fritts and Knepper; Sanders, Dahl and R. Carr. COLT LEAGUE sixth victory in eight meetings with the world champions and the Boston Hed Sox clubbed the Kan- leaders' edge to two games. Casey Stengel's crew needs a sweep of the three-game series to - sas City As, H-4, m the only other | pul] off th( , lrick _ The whUe Sox _ big league activity. • Buhl, who beat the Dodgers eight times last season, did it for the second time this year although six walks kept him in frequent trouble. The big right hander struck out five for his fifth victory of the year. Mathews, who hit only .218 against Brooklyn last season, put the Braves ahead with his third- inning homer and singles by Bil Bruton, Johnny Logan and Hank Aaron produced their other run in the eighth. Don Newcombe suffered the defeat and now .stands 4-6 for the year. Gil Hodges had three of the Dodgers' four hits and raised his league-leading average to .371. The Pirates ended a string of 15 straight losses to Cincinnati dating back to last July 22 when Vern Law turned in a four-hitter. Law yielded a single to -lead-off man Johnny Temple and Wally Post followed with a homer to give the Redlcgs a (|uick 2-0 bulge, but he was lagged for only two more hits the rest of the way. Bill Virdon knocked in three runs with a single and a double to lead the Pirates' to-hit attack. Charley Maxwell smashed his ninth and JOth homers and drove in five runs to pace Detroit's 10- hit .attack on three Yankee pitcher:!. Al Kaline and Harvey Kucnn also homered for the Tigers while Mickey Mantle hit No. 15 and Hank Bauer homered for New York. Frank Lary got credit for the victory, although he needed help from Al Aber in the eighth. Bob Turley suffered the loss. reeling from three defeats in four games to the Baltimore Orioles were in anything but a losing mood. "We're ready for the Yankees just as we're ready for any other club. They're just another team to us. We shoot for one game at a time," said Chicago manager Al Lopez. "11 was rough losing that doubleheader to the Orioles Sunday, and I'm glad that's over with. Now we can bounce back just as we have done before," Lopez said. The Baltimore invasion which concluded with a Sunday double, .sweep left the White Sox 414 games in front of the Yankees. But the Tigers gave Chicago a helping hand Monday by trimming the Yanks, 9-4, al Detroit and pushing the edge lo five games. The Sox will start right-hander Jim Wilson who is 1-1. against the Yankees this season. Jack Harshman will go Wednesday night and Hilly Pierce in Thursday's afternoon finale, Wilson's mound opponent will be Bobby Shanlz, vlclor in his only test against the White Sox. Tims far the Yankees own a 3-2 •Gross (4-2) vs Smith (0-1) ori first inni "g and clinched it with a 2-run in the fifth, Long doubling home the two big runs. Long also had a single and teammate Jim Sundy belted two doubles for the Shamrocks. At Tower Park the UCT Yanks hurried over two runs in the fifth inning to break a deadlock with the Pancini White Sox, last year's National division champs, and won 7-5. Ronnie Woods pitched a two- hitter for the Yanks and helped win his own game with a 5th inning home run. Dawson of the Yanks Chicago at New York Milwaukee at Brooklyn (night) St. Louis at Philadelphia (night) Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (night) American League W. L. Pel. GB .601 .571 .520 .521 Chicago New York Detroit Cleveland Boston Baltimore Kansas City Washington Tuesday's Probuble New York at Chicago (night)— Shanlz <(!-!) vs Wil.son ((i-2). Washington at Kansas City (night) — Stobbs (0-10) vs Carver Ballimore at Detroit (nigh 1 ,) — 32 15 2B 21 27 24 25 23 26 25 .510 « 22 27 .449 11 21 29 .420 1214 JO 35 .340 17 rett, M. Parrett and L. Parmeter. While Sox TJCT Yanks 302,000—5 2 3 302,02x—7 8 2 campaigns Monday night as mem-! D Long and Timmons; T. Par bers of the Little League, Pony or Colt League teams. The RBM Shamrocks, last year's American division LLB champs, had a close one with the National Bank Senators at Grain Field but squeezed through 3-1 as Lefty Dave Long stopped the Bank boys with two hits. In fact Davey had a no-hitter going wilh two out in the last inning when Tom Parrett scratched a single, advanced on a passed ball and came home on Larry Parmeter's single. The Shamrocks had gotten a run in the Madonna and Bell; ,R. Woods and'Gaumer, Osenbaugh.' PONY LEAGUE . 000,202—4 5 3 KLK Rolls G. T. Jets A. Thomas, Yesterday's Results American League New York 000 001 012— 4 11 2 Detroit 003 003 21x— 9 10 0 Turley, Larsen (3), Terry (7) Logan Loses Tennis Match at Lafayette Logansport's summer league tennis team lost an 8-2 decision to Lafayette at the Lafayette courts Sunday, the only victories for the I locals coming in singles play by | veterans Don Schmidt and Ray Richardson. Schmidt beat Ward, Purdue No. and Howard. Lary, Aber (8) an 2 man, 6-1 and 6-1 while Richard-, House. Winner—Larv (3-7). Loser son beat Jones 6-4,6-2. Lux, No. House. Winner—Lary (3-7). Loser —Turley (1-2). HR — Maxwell 2 (9th & 10th), Mantle (15th), Kaline (3rd), Kuenn .(3rd), Bauer (7th). Boston 202 700 000—11 13 1 Kansas City 200 400 010— 491 Nixon (4-2) and Daley. Kellner, Duren (4), Host (8) and Smith. Loser—Kellner (2-4). HR — Ger- 121,031,0—8 G 1 nert 2 <5lh v & 7th), Smith (8th). 114153,'x—15 7 21 (Only games scheduled.) McClaeb, Carey National League and Carey, McClaeb; Jordan and K. lies. Bears Pirates 304,120,0—10 9 2 001,000,5— 643 Kesler and Pfaff, Cain; Hayward, Dickerson and D. Watkins, Henning. Yankees and Dodgers Win at Twelve Mile The Yankees downed the Hawk- eyes 8-6 and the Dodgers tripped , the Flying Hatchcls 5-2 in opening got a double for the other long.a ames O f the Twelve Mile Liltlc blow. Al Fairview park main diamond the First Federal Tigers and Grusenmeycr Pontiac 'Indians bat- Ued six innings lo a 4-4 draw when darkness hailed play. Ronnie Fritts pitched a 2-hittcr for the Tigers and collected three, hits himself. Harry Dahl, relief hurler for the Indians, smacked out a , , Johnson (4-5) vs Hooft (1-2). (homer in Ihe fifth with a male on » Boston at Cleveland (night) -j base lhc firsL c i rcu iL clout of the Brewer (0-5) vs Tomanek U-1). \^ nfnn advantage over White Sox. Stengel's bombers took all Ihrec games in n series at Chicago and the While Sox won a two-game sot in a later meeting at Yankee stadium. NO NEW TRIAL TNDl.ANA.I'OLIS — Joseph T. Solomlto, nl-year-old Bloumington Baltimore al Detroit Now York at Chicago (night) Washington at Kan. 'City (night) Boston at Cleveland (night) American Wichita Minneapolis St. Paul .... Omaha Charleston Indianapolis Denver Louisville (season. I At Riverside park the Coll. league foursome started off wi'.,h a bang as Ihe General Tire Jets zipped 'past the KJ,K KolLs 15-8 and the I defending champion Alpha Hears walloped Ihe A and W Pirates, completing a triple play in lhc first inning lo get things sUiiied. W. L. .I'd. .. :i:t 22 ,6(10 .. :i:i 24 .579 ..2923 .550' The Jel.s trailed In ear!y inn..2826 ^519 ings, blasted ahead in the third i ,. 29 2!) .500 .. 26 2ft .481 League baseball program asl night. The Yanks blew a.n early lead and then had to rally to win as Kenny Ulcrick belted a 2-run homer for the winners in .the fourth. The Dodgers raced ahead early blow. Milwaukee Brooklyn 000 200 010— 380 000 100 000- 1 4 1 Buhl (5-2) and Rice. Newcombe, Labir.e (0) and Walker. Loser — Newcombe (4-G). HR — Malhews (9th). Cincinnati 200 000 000— 240 Pittsburgh 001 103 OOx— 5 10 1 Nuxhall, Sanchez (6), Hacker (I!) and Bailey. Law (3-2) and Rand. Loser—Nuxhall (1-4). HR— Post (7th). (Only games scheduled.) 4 man for Vanderbilt U. won over Fred Wharton of the locals G-:'., 6-1. In other singles matches, all won by Lafayette, Carlson beat Terry Ilershbergcr n-3,6-3, Wagner nipped Bob Sum 2-6. 6-1, 6-4, McDonald won from Joe Smith 61, 6-0. In the doubles, also won by Lafayette, Lux - Ward beat Schmidt-Wharton 6-3, 6-4, Carlson- Keeder beat Sum-Nichols 6-2, 6-3, Wagner - McDonald won over Richardson-Hershberger 1-6,6-2, C-3. Thoi local' Miteff Mauls Foe For Ninth Straight NEW YORK (UP) — Unbeaten Alex. Miteff of Argentina, who registered his ninth straight victory Monday night, was matched today for a 10-rounder with former heavyweight contender Bob Baker of Pittsburgh at St. Nicholas Arena, Ji:iy 8. Miteff, weighing 203=4 pounds, gave a thorough trouncing to Wi'.li Besmanoff of Germany, 190M:, in their TV 10-rounder at St. Nick's Monday night. He won the unanimous decision: 7-2-1, 6-3-1, 9-1. 'Besmanoff. former ranking contender, was bleeding from both brows and fiom the nose at the finish, after sssrcssivc Miteff had marched in'.o him with a hookir.g attack lo body and head in every round. Miu-ff suffered a nick at the corner ol his left eye in thu seventh. SCHEDULE FOR WEEK Following is the list -of games team will at 6 oVIock tonight at Riverside park and any players wishing to try for Hie loam are welcome. The locals play next at Kokomo on Sunday. i for Riverside park the remainder practice of the week: STATE HOSPITAL WINS Logansport Stale Hospital nosed out Lafayette Soldiers Home team in a softball match at lhc Long- cliff field last night 5-4. Guy Mills swatted a 2-run double in the first inning for the game's longest and wanl on to win although Bob'• Lafayette ..200,002,0—4 Dillman of the Hatchets got the, Longclilf .40(1,001.x longest hit, a triple, Yankees Hnwkeycs 301,22-8 5 3 401,01—6 (i 2 Moss and Sullivan; Crimmins and Fahl Flying llalchcls 000,02—2 2 1 Dodgers 310,Ix—5 2 II Cover and Jones; Smith' and Minglin. 2 2 . I! 3 Reynolds and BiekeU; Fingers, Thomas and Hicks. DROWNS IN LAGOON GARY (UP)—.lames Harper, 13, Gary, drowned in a lagoon near Iho Little Calumet River Sunday while swimming. His body was recovered by firemen and Lake County sheriff's deputies. Tonight: Wegert's vs. llaussko- Hark'n of Peru al 7 p.m.; K. 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