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Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, June 19, 1957
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Wednesday Evening, June 19, 1957. IiOgansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribun* Fifte«« Yankees Shave White Sox Lead To 2V?. Games Shantz Sporting Record in Comeback Chicago's Billy Pierce Walks Across Winning Run in a 2-1 Loss to Baltimore; Phillies, Dodgers Gain Ground in ML. Bobby Shantz, the New York |— ————— Yankees' 142-pound pitching giant, Yesterday's Results National League Phila. Chicago 000 340 000 —780 000 140 100 —692 Sanford, Hcarn (5) and Lopata. Hillman, Liltlefield (5), Elston (6), Lown (9i and Fanning. HR Anderson (3rd), Bolger i»th), Morgan (1st). Winner — Hearn (1-1). Loser—Hillman (0-4). owns an 8-1 record and 1.86 earned i run average today that make him • baseball's No. 1 candidate for "comeback of the year" honors. | Shantz, showing the same fornv that made him the American Lea-1 gue's Most Valuable Player in 1952, turned in his seventh straight victory Tuesday night when he beat the Detroit Tigers, 2-1, to move the Yankees within 2!4 games of the first - place Chicago White Sox. The White Sox suffered their sixth loss in 10 games when Billy Pierce walked over the winning run in a 2-1 defeat at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles. Bobby Richardson, the man who made Billy Mariin expendable, delivered a sacrifice fly in the second inning and singled home the winning Yankee run in the fifth to help hand Billy Hoeft his fourth defeat. A crowd of 33,124 saw the Tigers score their only run on a walk and two singles. Pierce Loser No. 4 Pierce suffered his fourth lossi rumi Spavin, Conley (6), Phillips against 10 wins when he walked! <g) a nd CrandaH. Winner—Crone Billy Gardner, Bob Nieman and (4-1). Loser — Spahn (7-4). HR— Jim Busby in succession to give, Westrum (1st). the Orioles their decisive run. ! George Zuverink shut out the : . Brooklyn White Sox for the last 22-3 in-1 Cincinnati 020 000 240 —8 12 1 Logan Golfer Sets Marathon Tourney Mark Bob Wolfe Plays 27 Holes to Beat Lafayette Boy, Before Losing 1-up to Harley Drake LAFAYETTE (UP) — Co-medal- ists Don Essig, Indianapolis, and Harley Drake, Indianapolis, today led the way into the third round of the .Indiana Junior Golf champions-hip at Purdue Universitys South Course. Essig . was paired against Lee Evans, Indianapolis, • and Drake against Bob Hess of Linton, following elimination of 48 golfers from a starting field of 84 in two .rounds of match play Tuesday. ''* Essig scored easy victories in the first two rounds, defeating 000 000 001 —141. William Newcomb, Royal Center, Pittsburgh St. Louis Swanson (1-0) and Rand, FoHes (8). Jackson, Merritt (71, Wehmeier (Si, Mizell .9) and H. Smith. Loser—Jackson (8-3). HR— Virdon 2 (2nd and 3rd). 010 013 000— 561 New York Milwaukee Antonelli, Crone (4) and Wcst- 010 300 000 • , 10 2 nings to gain credit for his seventh victory lor Baltimore. The Cleveland Indians shaded the Boston Red Sox, 7-6, and the Kansas Cily Alhlelics beat the Washington Senalors, 2-0, in the olher AL games. Chico Carras- quel, Vic Wertz, Rocky Colvavito and Roger Maris homered for the Indians as Bob Lemon, in his first appearance since May 24, won his fourth game. Ralph Terry, the ex - Yankee, pitched 5-hit ball for 82-3 innings for the Athletics and Virgil Trucks struck out Art Schult wilh the bases filled for the final out Homers by Lou Skizas and Vic Power produced Ihe Kansas Cily runs lhat tagged Ted Abernathy with his seventh defeat. In the National League, the Brooklyn Dodgers dumped Cincinnati into fifUi place with a 7-0 033 100 000 —7 13 0 000 000 000 —0 5 1 New combe (5-6) and Campanel- !a. Jeffcoat, Fowler '3), Hacker (4), Sanchez (7), Klippstein (9) and Bailoy. Losor —- Jeffcoat (5-4). HR—Xewcombe (1st). American League Kansas City 010 000 001 —2 10 0 Washington 000 000 000 —0 5 1 Terry, Trucks (9) and Thompson. Abernathy, Clevenger (8), Byerly (9) and Berberet. Winner— Terry (2-1). Loser — Abernalhy (1-7). 1-LR—Skizas (llth). Power (Gth) . Detroit victory over the Rcdlegs; the >,'ow York Giants whipped the first-place Milwaukee Braves, 5-4, the Philadelphia Phillies downed : Cleveland the Chicago Cubs, 7-6, and the j Boston 000 010 000—1 7 2 Grass Creek Community Proud Of No. 6 All-Star, Phil Wills 5 and 4, and Maurie Lord, Lafayette, by the same margin. Drake a 5 and 4 first round victor over Jack Sawyer, Rochester, was forced to play all 18-holes in the second round before edging Robert Wolfe of Logansport, 1-up. Wolfe, a Lo,gansport High School; sophomore, was the days "iron- man performer. He wound up playing 45 holes after touring 27 in a 1-up first round victory over Buffy Mayerstpein, Lai'avutte. Among other tourney favorites to advance were Ron Ro.yer and John Sommer, both of Crawfords- vllle, and Sam Carmichael of Martinsville. Carmichael defeated highly-regarded' John Hamilton, Evansville, 4 and 3 in a second round match after Hamilton bumped off Tad Schmidt. Carre-It, another top contender, 3 and 2, in the first round. Other third round pairings pitted Carmichael against Jerry Childs, New Castle; Joe Copk, Indianapolis, against .i'er>ry Weisenauer, West Lafayette; Royor against' Bart SpiKman, Indianapolis; Sherrell Johnson, Linton, against Jerry Jameson, Middletowr.; Som\IV\J Ull* \l\t\f— -J. I & ~ ~ " i • , 1 I T I ' New York 001 0)0 OOx- 2 7 1 ™er against Ronrae Alwel.1 Indi- Hoeft (1-4) and Wilson. Santzi^apolis; and ,hm Dra.wov-.ts, (8-1) and Benra I South Bend, agamsl Wayne Tim- 'berman, lndiana.po!is. 000 000 100— 172| Chicago Ballimore Pierce, Howell (7) and Lollar. Moore, Zuverink (7) and Triand'os. Winner — Zuverink (7-2. Losor— Pierce (1041. Monlicello's Iwo entries bowed Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 8-1. Don Newcombe pitched a five- hitler and drove in two runs with a double and a homer as the Dodgers tagged the slumping Red- legs with their fourth straight loss and eighth in nine games. The Dodgers combed five Cincinnati pitchera! for 13 nils as Newcombe •flipped his third shutout for his sixth triumph. ' Giants Keep Rilling Ray Crone shut out his .ex- teammates for six innings to win his first game for the Giants W'ho'v? won six of Iheir last seven gomes. Daryl Spencer's two - run sixth-inning single was the decisive blow after an error by Bill Bruton paved the way for Warren Spahn's fourth loss. Wes Westrum homered for the Giants/ Rookie Harry Anderson's grand slam and Ri'p' Repulski's three- run homer provided the Phillies with all their runs as Jim Hcarn picked.up his firsl win with 41-3 innings of one-run relief pitching. Hcarn struck out six of the 15 batters he faced after rooke Jack Sanford, trying for his ninth wfn, fanned seven batters in 4 2-3 frames. Bonus pitcher Art Swanson pitched a four-hitter in his first big league start and was backed by a 12-hit Pittsburgh attack that included two homers by Bill Virdon. Larry Jackson yielded nine hits and four runs in G2-3 innings to suffer his third loss compared wilh eight wins. 000 300 022 —7 12 3 Oil 000 004— 6 11 2 Lemon Narleski <B) and Naragon. Brewer (6-6) and White, Daley (fl). Winner—Lemon (4-4) HR — Wertz (lOtlh), Carrasqucl round. the Dave in Bellinger first lost to Jerry Weisenauer, West Lafayette, 2 and 1, while Dave Amberg, was defeated 3 and 2 by Jim Dras- govils, South Bend. Rain Delays Local Baseball Program All games scheduled in Little League and Pony League base- Major League Standings Chicago New York Cleveland Detroit Boston Baltimore Kansas City Washington American League W. L. Pet. GB 35 19 .655 ... V 22 607 2% 31 25 .554 5% -32 36 .552 5V4 27 31 .466 lOVi 25 32 .439 12 24 33 .421 13 20 41 .328 19 Thursdays Games Kansas City at Washington Chicago at Baltimore Detroit at New York Cleveland at Boston National League 33 24 .579 31 24 .5(54 J 31 24 .554 1 32 25 .561 1 32 27 .542 2 2« 32 .448 7Vi 22 35 .380 II 17 33 .340 12% Thursdays Games .Philadelphia at Chicago .Brooklyn at Cincinnati, night I New York at Milwaukee Pittsburgh at-St. Louis, night Milwaukee St. Louis Philadelphia Brooklyn Cincinnati New York Pittsburgh Chicago Cohen Seeking Spark to Aid Slumping Tribe Fan-owned Indianapolis Indians Can't Win On Home Grounds and Drop to Seventh INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — The municipally - owned Indianapolis Indians, the toasl of Ihe minor leagues lasl year, find the road in 1957 hard sledding. Under first-year manager Andy Cohen, they climbed to fourth place before the bottom fell out. In a hurry—and at home, too— they dropped fo seventh after win- W. L. Pel. GB n j ng on ] y 4 O f 13 gamcs al victory Field. Last year, they finished with a r'jsh to cop the American Association pennant, league play-olfs, then took four straight from Itoch- esler of Ihe International League (for an unprecedented posl-se-ason sweep. Today, Cohen is searching for "something or somebody" to spark his slump-ridden champs. "But," he said, "the boys aren't as bad as they've appeared lately." Trying Too Hard? Cohen described the Tribe's American Association VI. L. Pet. j Wichita 88 26 .59-1 trouble as "a matter of everybody gt. p au i 3525 .583' soing bad at. the same time. Minneapolis 3727 .5781 "They certainly haven't stopped I Omaha 3428 .548 .rying or hustling," the affable Grass Crock's Phil Wills demonstrates a scoring maneuver to fellow all-star Ronnie Horn, the Misslssincwa wonder, at Sacred Heart gym, Imlianpolis, where the Hoosler team is preparing fnr Saturday's game against Kentucky in Louisville. — ..^.~. .*„-.., _________ — . (Sth) Coi'avilo (9th),''Man : s "(8th) J ball were washed out last night Jensen (8th). by a late afternoon downpour that left fields loo muddy for play. GRASS CREEK—This community is agog over the young man who will wear No. 6 in the Indiana- Kentucky all-star basketball games for the nexl Iwo Saturday nights. You can't blame them, eillier, for the unassuming G-5 Phil Wills accomplished phenomenal things wilh a basketball last season. In the above picture, Phil (left) demonstrates a scoring maneuver to all-star Honnic Horn, who was something of a sensation in his own right at IWississineiva. The Tennessee-university-bound youngsler, who pasled Grass Creek Jon Ihe basketball map with an awesome average of 41.li poinls per game',' wrecked opposing defenses for 840 poinls his senior year. Well-wishers aren't confined toi You see Wills has a knack of winning followers even if they happened to' be opponents previously. Nothing could keep h'is dad, M. E. Wills, from making the long itrip 'to Louisville, Ky., Saturday, where Phil and II other Indiana All-Stars meet the best in Ken- lucky schoolboy basketball circles in the first of a two-game summer series. The delegation of Wills' rooters may reach the 200 mark nexl week when Uiu annual hardwood classic moves into the Butler fieklhouse Salurday, June 29. Nearly qvery-! Brown Risks Lightweight Title Tonight DENVER (UP)— Champion Joe Brown, a rugged puncher for a lightweight, is favored lo calch elusive Cuban challenger Orlando SCulueta often enough tonight to tional Bank Scnalors against the retain his Ulle in a sclieduleti 15-i Optimist Indians at Cram field, (Pharos-Tribune Engraving.) baskets Phil was pouring through '.he hoop. Phil is the baby of the family, but the tallest al 6-5Vz inches. One brother, Wayne, is al home. Another brother, Marvin, is i:i serv- Denver 30211 .517 Charleston 31 33 .484 Indianapolis 27 34 .443 Louisville 17 48 .2G2 Tuesday's Results Wichita 3 Omaha I Minneapolis 3 Louisville 2 St. Paul 8 Charleston 7 Denver 2 Indianapolis 1 Today's Railing Indianapolis al Denver Wichi'.a at Omaha Louisville al Minneapolis Charleston at SI. Paul Yanks Not t-o Refund AL Fines to Players skipper added. "Maybe they've been trying loo hard." "We're liable to snap out of this slump just as suddenly as we went into it," Cohen said hopefully. "It's mainly a matter of the loam settling clown and regaining i'.s confidence." Strange as it may seem, the Indians havo had more diffirully al home than on the road. They had won 15 of 28 games away from home before leaving town Sunday for st.op.s at OmaJia, Denver, Minneapolis and Wichita. Yet at home they're well below tho .500 mark in winning only 12 of 30 games. Colonels Stnrt Skid Last-place Louisville started the Dan'.Topping of tin; New York !lncijans 0|] their 'downhill slide at Yankees indicated today he is;u, c c ,,d of the Tribe's las', rond tiates their faith. Thu Grass Creak Thul . st j ny ' s fisticuffs with the Chi- ace drove home 02.4 percent of his efforts lasl year. His The matches rained out were those of the Farmers and Merchants Bank Giants vs. RBM Shamrocks at Grain field, the Wolf Cubs vs. Pancini White ... sox at Tower Park in Little) By Monday Deadline League and the First Federal. NEW YORK (UP)—Joe Louis Savings Tigers vs. Eagles Braves.probably will save the million- his own locale, since all of Fulton 1 and neighboring counties the past county stands solidly behind him.'two seasons, keeping tabs on the body you talk to' around Grass I free-throwing was charted at 73 Creek is going down to Indianapo- percent. No. 1 scorer in the state, Wills chalked up 103 points in three sectional games, including 28 in the Logansport finale. Bring on Kentucky! lis. The Wills family, as a matter of fact, motored throughout Fulton Send Louis to Save Robinson-Basilio Bout in the Pony League at Fairview AH will be reset for play al a later date. Games tonight match the Na- rounder at Denver Coliseum. the UCT Yanks vs, the Berman Brown, 31, is a 2-1 favorite over. Panthers al Tower Park and the the 211-year old Havanan, although Ztiluela h;is never hit the canvas in 100 fights. His fancy boxing and strong left could lift Ihe champion's slightly-worn crown. Brown thu IC.SA- has worn Uian a year. The Balon Rouge, La., champion, who defeated Wallace (Bud) Smilji for the title and again in only defense in a re - match, was expected to weigh', ounces short of the 135-pound limit. Zu- iiet.'i was well under the limit, at 134-'/j. 0-Ouncn Cloven Zulucla's camp lost a pre-fighlj program. Cards and Indians Win in Minor Loop The Cards, team No. C, blanked the Braves, loam No. 5, by an 8-0 score and the Indians, team No. 7, nicked the Panthers, team No. 8, in a lasl inning surge 5-4 in Minor League baseball games yesterday. Mac Ison hurled a 2-hitter for the Cards and Eddie Franklin gave up only 3 hits for the Braves but walks and errors got him into trouble and finally decided the issue. Danny Apt smacked a double for the Cards. Kuin. Motor Dodgers against Ihe Eagles Braves in the Pony loop at Fairview. Ladies' Day Draws 17 Club Golfers Ladies day at the Country club dollar Ray Robinson-Carmen Basilio fight before next Monday's deadline. The former heavyweight champion has been sent in as a mediator to break the deadlock between promoter Ji<m Norris and Sugar Hay. Louis now is a $20,000-a-ycar public relations man for Norris' International Boxing Clubs ol New York and Illinois, and he is also close friend of Robinson. Hot Pennant Races Click Turnstiles NEW YORK (UP) — The red-hot major league pennant races apparently have finally begun to make the turnstiles click. The majors enjoyed one of their best days ot the season al Ihe gate Tuesday when a lolal of 103,873 fans paid their way into eight games—one day game and seven night contests, The biggest crowd was 41,515 for r, 11 i r , -01 •! 'ii i u NEW YORK (UP) — Co-owner Fulton county feels Phil will bold his own among the contingent of wh'le' and"he'll snl^'cm"" Iney'ln"! read y '" co °P er < ll <> wilh American; , ri p. T) !C Colonels regis'leren" three wh le and hell imp em, they ^^ p ,. esilkl , 1( wm Han . klf , e in vidories (lurinB ., /mir . Rflmc .',,,. , ,,„,.„ j the matter of fir.es levied on throe; scries, and although the Indians A IOOK at the recoid subslan-j„,.,„,„.,. whn w ,,,.,, i., v ,, lvnrl i,, i, lst , onk 1hree of , hpir firsl fjve 0 ,,,. ing at Jimr.e. the roof caved in during Ihe next ft games when Ihe Tribe bowed 7 times. Six of those losses came at the hands ot Om.iha, Denver and Charleston, all trailing the Indians when they returned home. During thai woeful eighl-ffamc stretch, opposing lenms scored Of) runs while the Indians tallied only 22. Cohen hopes veteran pitcher Cloyd Boyor, -recently acquired from Sacramento of the Pacific Const League, might provide Ilia spark needed." Looking Fnr Formula "In fuel, we won't he,stitato to gel anybody who will help the ball club," he commented. "We're trying to better the club in every way possible, but until we gel something belter we'll keep trying lo fire up Che team we. have." CoJien fell the cnrrcnl'road trip might help snap Ihe Tribe out of its doldrums. Indians Strand 11 Runners in 2-1 Loss DENVER, Colo. (UP) — The Indianspolis Indians left 11 runners stranded on (.lie base paths Tuesday night as they lost 2-1 to Denver. Ron Jackson scored the only run for Ihe Tribe. Jim Dclsing drove him home in the fourth after the giant first-baseman tripled. Jackson now has nine hits in his last three games. Denver scored both its runs in ca! , 0 W ],j (<! g ox Topping said when the fines were assessed that he would refund the money his players paid out but wus reminded by Harridge Tuesday of a league rule forbidding such action. The rule makes mandatory a $5,000 fine against a club which refunds such fines. Enos Slaughter and Billy Martin (since traded to Kansas City) were fined S150 each and Art Dilmar was fined ?100 for their parts in a free - for - all on the field last Thursday. •the White Sox-Oriole game in Balti-;u lc i asL O f ; iic fifth. Marv Thorne- more. Crowds of better than 33,001) j (, 01 .,. y drove in the tallies with a saw both the Detroit-Yankee game i bases-loaded double, and the Giant-Milwaukee game, i BUI DuFour was tagged with the and 28,510 lurr.od out to see the attracted 17 golfers Tuesday be-i hitter Robinson reported Iwcon showers. [progress." Libby_Hillis won low gross hon-l Sugar Ray broke with Norris ors with' low net to Colleen Myers i wo weeks ago and declared he Big Joe had his first 'huddle I» di ans play the Red Sox in Bos., • i M • t i. i • inn 'I'hn ni»j-ii"irtft fnt* Ihft r»irm' with Ihe middleweight champion Tuesday night, and the previously ton. The average for the eight games was 22,984. Major league attendance has been generally down so far this year, and low putts to Margaret Hir schauer. Luncheon and a brief business meeting were held after the golf skirmish Tuesday when the Colo- ratio Athletic Commission ruled 0-ouncc gloves would be used instead of Ihe l!-our.ce ones called for in commission rules. Manager Hymio Wallnian charged the commisMon was giving Brown the championship "before it gels slarletl," pointing out that the lighter glover helps a "puncher" like Brown. Commissioner Leo J. Crowley said the It-ounce rule was "our rule and we can change it." Most championship bouts, outside Colorado, which has not had a litle bout since 1918, are fought with Ihe B-ounce glove. Brown scored a 10-round decision over Zulucla in Iheir only previous meeting—'bofore Brown champion. runs in the lasl inning lo overtake j ^^^"^ «^ d «| MII.EIIS TO DRILL Twelve Mile high school baseball loam will practice at the Mil- nrs field Tuesday, June 25, at (i:30 o'clock after the junior high] "definitely" would not defend his JfiO-pound crown against Basilic, the welterweight champion, for Norris al the Polo September. Grounds, in Read the Classified Ads YANKS PL'AY HATCHETS Young America Yanks will clash with uhc Washington Tp. Hatchets in a summer league) game at Washington field ' on Thursday, Juno 20, at 6 o'clock, Coach Dan Ballard of Lhc Yanks announces. loss.,Mark Freeman was credited wilh the win though he needed the help of two relievers. GAME~ni5SET~ The high school baseball game between Melea nnd Galvcslnn, which had been set for Sunday, June 23, at Gaivcston, has been reset for Friday night, June 21 at Gaivcston. Campbell Named fo Walker Cup Roster NEW YORK (UP)—Joe Campbell, Ihe rece:il Purdu-e University graduate who holds every major Indiana amateur golf crown, today was named to Ihe U.S. Walker Cup team ugnmsl. Great Britain, The matches will be played at' "It may be better for the club Minneapolis Aug. 30-31. i lhat we're taking to the road for Campbell, who reached the ;.™hile.-A change of scenery might semi-finals ot the U.S. Amateur |bo just what they need. lasl year, was one of seven nou 1 comers named to the 10-man American team. Dale Morey, Indianapolis, a former Walker Cupper, was listed as the third nllermi'lB. Campbell, a native of Anderson, Ind., now makes his homo in Knoxvillc, Tc-nn. CUBS TO DRILL Members of the Wolf Cubs Little League baseball team will hold a practice session at Grain field Thursday morning at !) o'clock. All players nre asked to attend the workout, manager Bill Lchmann stales. The Indians had lo rally for Iwoj •uns in Ihe lasl inning lo ovcrlakei the Panthers in a close one. Lar-' ry Beaver hit a double and Don Kistler tagged a triple for the winners. Vic Hoch and Walter Cook each hit doubles for Ihe Panlhcrs. Summary: R H E Team 6, Cards 8 3 0 Team 5, Braves 022 Ison and Lybrook; E. Franklin and Bennett R 11 E Team 7, Indians Team 8, Panthers 5 4 3 434 with the Denver area blacked out Promoter Joe Dupler reported a $Ki,OflO advance sale, which he said indicated a crowd of 6,000 and a finlc of $30,000' lo $35,000. Brown lakes a (.3-14-8 record in- lo the ring, while Zuluolii's is 02-27-11. Kisllcr and Bechdol; Arnold and| Hoch. CHEEKS PLAY FULTON Grass Creek Indees will oppose the Fulton Bulldogs at Fulton field on Thursday evening at 8 •'clock. Kynn Handles Ilravcfl MILWAUKEE (UP>—Third base coach Connie Ryan was the acting manager of the Milwaukee Braves today in. the absence of Fred Hancy who was hospitalized with acute gastrilis. Dr. Irwin SchulU said Hancy, who was hospilali/.ed Tuesday, will be "down in bed nboul three days." Schullz said X-ray examinations will be made. OIL FILTER CARTRIDGE 59' for mo Cars TUNE-UP KIT Chavro.'tf AQc I949-5Z ~O Everything to hmo up ignition. Con* densers. etc. WESTERN TIRE AUTO STORES Corner of 3rd and Market NEW TREADS! Get a fresh start on mileage. Just pay for the tread. 10 95 NEW TIRE GUARANTEE 6.70-15 Plus your recappabla tire. See your This is Plymouth's greatest year ... and your Plymouth dealer wants to share his success with you. He's ready now to give you a money-saving buy on the car that's a full 3 years ahead of the "other two" low-price cars. So ... 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