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18 The Pocono Record, The Stroudsburgs, Pa. -- Sat., June 7, 1975 Indy crash victim Sneva to start 'comeback' FITNESS AWARD WINNERS -- These 13 boys from the Polk Township Middle School are recipients of awards from the President's Council on Physical Fitness. Front row, from left to right: Mike Scheller, Craig Parson, Ellis Weiss and David Frantz. Middle row, from left: Kirk Eckhart, Tom Conklin, Chris Borger, Scott Lutz and Larry Borger. Back row, from left: Jesse Holecz, Freg Hagman, Rich Tittle and Matthew Hall. (Staff photo by Brian Heller) Brambilla early leader for 'Swedish Prix 7 pole A N D E R S T O R P , Sweden (UPI) -- Vittorio Brambilla of Italy drove a French-made March around the 2.5 mile Scandinavian Raceway course in a minute and 24.6 seconds Friday for the day's top time in qualifying runs for Sunday's Swedish Grand Prix auto race. Brambilla was clocked at better than 106 miles an hour as he went after the pole position in search of his first Grand Prix win of the year. If none of the other 26 starting drivers beats Brambilla's time during today's qualification he will earn the cov- NHL champion Flyers sign top draft choice PHILADELPHIA (UPI) The Philadelphia Flyers Friday announced the signing of Canadian hockey star Mel Bridgman, the Flyers' No. 1 choice in Tuesday's National Hockey League draft. Flyer general manager Keith Allen said Bridgman signed a multi-year contract and indicat- Mets activate pitcher Stone NEW YORK ( U P I ) - The New York Mets activated pitcher George Stone from the disabled list Friday, the first time he has been eligible to pitch during the regular season since last August. ed it was worth more than 5500,000. "All of this is kind of hard to believe,'" Bridgman said. "A week or so ago I was watching the Flyers on television and now I'm a member of the organization. I thought I would be drafted by a weaker club. I never dreamed I would be with the Stanley Cup champions. The Flyers traded two players and their first draft choice to the Washington Capitals in order to acquire Bridgman, 19, a star center from Victoria, B.C. It also was revealed that head coach Fred Shero would enter a hospital to have tests done on his back, which he said was troubling him. eted pole for the seventh race of the GP season. Scoring the second best time in Friday's practice was Frenchman Patrick Depailler inanElf-Tyrellatl:25. Jean Pierre Jarier, another Frenchman, was third best in the practice laps as he drove a Shadow around the rather flat and boring course in 1:25.06. Fourth was Carlos Reutemann of Argentina in a time of 1:25.18, followed by standings leader Niki Lauda of Austria 1:25.47. Current world c h a m p i o n Emerson Fittipaldi, driving a bright red McLaren, came in a disappointing 10th in Friday's qualifications, but said "there is always tomorrow to better my time." Lauda, leading Fittipaldi in points, 23-21, did not appear disturbed over his slower time. "If I can get . the pole tomorrow and if I get off to a good start in Sunday's race, I hope to win and widen my lead over Fittipaldi," he said. Sweden's Ronnie Peterson, plagued by mechanical problems in his JPS-Lotus, had to use his backup car when his No. 1 racer short circuited and started burning. The fire was put out immediately. Today's racing entries Pocono Downs FIRST RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse 51,000 Horse Driver Od 5. Varsity KnigM Alurpfiy 5- U.D. Means NO Driver 7 l.Tara Kid Sparadno 9 4-Precio-js Gae King 5 6.Eaton Lobell Spencer 6- 3-Rockdeii Keith 8 B.lnstamstic Galanie 8 7.Bonnie Dancer Kuebler 10- SECOND RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse $1,200 Horse Driver Od 6.Grand Boe Sun Williams 5- 4.joiie Blon Anderson 7 ICherry Tryax Frazier 9 2.Bo!d Affair Kinsley 5- S.April Pointer worsham 6- l.Wcrdlv KniQM p| 8riO 5 B.Salamanca Nace 10- THIRDRACE One Mile Pace -- Purse S2.KO Horse Driver Odd ·i.C-riffin Hanover Warring ton 3 !-Mr. Montgomery Vicidomini 4 J.Bayshor? Zigoy Torre 5 7-Alex Wej over Kueblor 5 l.W.aa;c Trumpet Burris - 6.prime's Pride Hanshaw 3 a-On Purpose $au! 10- FOURTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse 51,200 Horse Driver Odd 4.SPeedy Va! Merchant 5- fi-Drifi Fisher sabatka 7- 7.Strike,- j ar vis 92-Senator QakEfiade ftlkn 6- S-Avalon Angei looilato B- 1 .Welch Your step preck 10- S.RedGene yi\es 12- FIFTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse $1,500 Horse Driver odd B-Pride'S Billy Murphy 5- 7-R°Jack Sparacino 7. fi.Maior Lyss Lineweaver 9- KRuff Buck warrington 53-Guy Repeat Browne i. i.Away To Win Kirsly 8- 5-Mr.Val Me/ocks 3- J.BIuStar Plano 10 . SIXTH RACE One Mife Pace -- Purse £1,600 ,. Hor$e Driver odd J.Gypsy LVSS ROiSi M I.Becky's Tapoer Hansfta* 7-j 5-Criuck's Trick Warring ton 9- 7.Lad/Duke a-As 5. ?.Dale E. Girl Moore 6-1 6.Eagle Rioge Murphy 6- *.ListOn Hanover rueblpr 8 B.smoke Belle Keith ID- SEVENTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse f 1,200 , Horse Driver Odd S.Lee Oregon Batiagli? $.; *.Waca Farr Gagliardi 7-Z 6.Buckeye Magic Peters 9-2 I.Mich En Shadeau F reck fi-1 2-Patton Hanover Hand 8- 3.soljcitor Crdin Tafl 10-' EIGHTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse $1,600 Horse Driver Odd 6 LQGo Adtw Haydcn 5? l.camden Brewer Lineweaver 7- 6.Lunar Eagle sarago 9- 7.inside Report Moses 5- ·I.Kit Murphy 6- 3.Neison Lobell Freck 8 2.San Del Ron Lopilato 105-Trusted Yankee Weaver 12- N1NTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse £3,000 Horse Driver Odd 5. Lord Tar Heel Stiles 3- fi.Gordie Parker Gagliardi 43-Beau Chance Warringlon 5- IjVir. clover Song Battaglia 6- J.Tafaraoui Nace 8- 2.Trushot Hanover Muggins 15- TENTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse 51,590 Horse Driver Odd 2.jest Less Backer 5- 7.Hedda's Tide Keeler 75-Son Kiss KenI 5-.Conestoga Fly Fly Freck 66-William Run Freiser 81-Miracle Snow Allen 10- 3.Aiachamp Manupelli 12- Montkello FIRST RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse 52,200 Horse Driver Odd 1. Beanda A. Brownell 52. Emerald Scar G. Kaimaier 33. Shy Time R. Cornelia 6- ·i. Orexel Chief D. Biccum 5-1 5. Teddy Go Lucky A. Del Priore 9-2 6- Duddy's Dancer D. Godin 8-1 7. Tark Hanover j. Ferraro 6-1 SECOND RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse Ji,8W Horse Driver Odd 1. Worthy Franc G Gilrnour 9-2 2. Selwyn Hanover M. Maker 9-2 3. Kings Highway R. Del Campo 5-1 A. Andys Good Pick R. Perry 8-1 i. Special Mixture D Biccum 3-1 6. SisTer Freehall A. Bier J-l 7. Bullet Freight L. Gigante fr-1 6. Disiinc'ive H. Kamm 10-1 THIRD RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse $1,900 Horse Driver Odd . Hal Dew M. Maker 5-1 . Hempstead Murray j Maronn 9-2 . Aurelias Bey H. Kamm 6-1 . Drexel Murray L- Gigante 3-1 Jefferson Crain j. Grurxjy 4-1 . Electrify D Biccum 6-1 Unpredictable J Gilmour 5-1 · B a y S ' a r B o v F. Venable 10-1 FOURTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse £7,200 Horse Driver Odds - Baruchanna c. Manii 3-1 . Amigo Roy R. Perry 5-1 . Nimruds Snoe G. Gilmour 6-1 - Seafield D-Ae 5 smith 5-1 johnny Alone L. Gigante 9-2 Cafe Royaie j Mar oh n 4-1 7 coaimont Frank j. Bernstein 8-1 3. Spin Off s. Manzi 8-1 FIFTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Pune si.UO Horse Driver OMi 1- Westerns Cfiief W Welcn 5-1 1. Ricky counsel J. Curran 4-1 3- Tillie Collins j. Quinn 3.) 2 4. Greg scott j. Gilmour 6-1 2 5. Mamte Street H. Purdy 9-1 6. Adult Hanover J. Grundy 9-2 7. Lardick M. McNichol 5-1 8. Henry Allan N. G. Foldi 10-1 SIXTH RACE One Mile Pace- Purse 52,700 Horse Driver Odds 1. Tennessee Singer G. MacDonald 8-1 Is 2. Star N. C. Manzi 6-1 3. Echo Brook Russ J. Gilmour 3-1 J- J.M. Steven G. Berkner 9-2 5. Sundancer A. Bier 5-1 6. Marion Dart T. Tallman 5-1 7. Lucky Pasquale J. Grundy 6-1 8. Snort E. Eves 4-1 SEVENTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse Sl,aW s Horse Driver Odds 1. Lady Sadye A. Elsbree 4-1 2. jovial Minbar G. Berkner 6-1 4. Bewitchinqs Dream j. Mannlnc B-I 5. Money Maker Madman McNichol 3-1 6. Rebel Ralph G. Uiimour 5-1 7. Russell Champ R. Perry 8-1 8. J.D. Lyss A. Brownell 9-2 EIGHTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse $2,500 Horse Driver odds 1. Shiaway O.B. J, Manning 6-1 2. Local Spark R Arone J-l 3. Rightful Ruler M. Maker s-1 5 4. MiSS Phyllis M- C. Manii 7-2 5. Merry Commander R. Petltto 3-1 6. Great Society A. Mlnieri 10-1 7. Pastime Fat Man G. Gilmour 5-1 fl. Tarbelle Lee L. Gigante 5-1 NINTH RACE One Mile Pace -- Purse $1,600 1. DOC Silver stine D. CappeHo 3-1 2. steam Bye j. Grundy 4-1 3. Lady Hartan G. Kaimaier 6-1 4. Mighty Hi Diamond L. Funk 10-1 5. Reenes Dream NO Driver 5-1 6. wateroearer D. Wood 9-2 7. Goshen D. Biccum 5-1 8. vale j. curran fl-1 TENTH RACE one Mile Pace -- Purse si, too Horse Driver Odds 1. Pumpkin Pie A. Bier 5-1 2. Buxton R. ingrassia 3-1 3. Wallkill Star G. Kaimaier S-l *. Dice w. Gabettie 9-2 5. Patrick captain L. Gisartfe 6-1 6. Artful Yankee T. Tallman 4-1 7. Dave Bloom D. Biccum 9-2 8. Dukes Star j. stadelman 10-1 TRACKMANS SELECTIONS 1. Emerald Scar, Pat Tars Sister, Teddy Go Lucky. 2. Special Mixture, Sister Freehall, Worthy Franc. 3. Drexei Murray, Jefferson Crain, Hempstead Murray. 4. Baruchama, Cafe Royale, Johnny Alone. 5. Tillio Collins. Rickey Counsel, Adult Hanover, 6. Echo Srook Russ, Snort, j. M. Steven. 7. Money Maker Madman, Lfi^v Sadye, J.D. Lyss. B. Merry commander. Miss Phyllis M., Local spark. 9. Doc Silverstine, Steam Bye, water- bearer. 10. Box ton, Artful Yankee, Dice. E)E5T BET: Echo Brook Russ («h) Bobby Unser enters Schaefer 500 LONG POND - Bobby Unser, fresh from a second Indianapolis 500 victory and ready to make a strong run at a third National Championship, will drive the Jorgensen Eagle in the fifth annual Schaefer 500 at Pocono June 29. Bobby U., the older of a pair of racing brothers who won four Indy victories between them -- he also won in 1968 while Al Unser won in 1970 and 1971 -- will drive the same Offenhauser powered machine in which he won the rain shortened Indy event recently. Bobby is the only U.S. Auto Club driver to have held the lead in each of the previous Schaefer 500 races. In four events, two of which he started from the pole, he has been in front 14 different times for a total of 149 laps. He has yet to go the full distance, however. His best Schaefer 500 finish came in 1974 when he completed 197 laps and took fifth place to wrap up the Triple Crown Championship for Indy cars. He wound up in the top five in 12 of 13 races he ran last year; and in his only two starts of the 1975 season, he has a win at Indianapolis and a second in the California 500. He is 100 points in front of another veteran, A.J. Foyt, in the run for the Triple Crown. Although original plans called for Bobby to run only the three 500 mile races during the current season, car owner Dan Gurney said after the Indy win that the team would try to repeat as US AC champion. Bobby also won the title in 1968. While the 2.5 Pocono tri-Oval has not been kind to Unser in the past -- he was ninth in 1971, twentieth in 1972 and tenth in 1973 -- he likes racing on it. "Some of the best races we have each year come at Pocono," he said. "Just look at the way they have finished." Bobby U. has picked up $41,196.00 in Schaefer 500 races . . . a mere pittance compared to the check he could get by winning the race this year. A victory would certainly soothe any past frustrations he may have had. Sneva to race LONG POND -- Tom Sneva, who miraculously escaped serious injury in a spectacular Indianapolis 500 crash, will end a short recuperation period with a comeback bid in the Schaefer 500 at Pocono June 29. The former junior high school principal from Spokane, Wash., flipped into the second turn fence on the 128th lap of the Indy race. His Norton Spirit McLaren came to pieces during the ensuing second of what some people said was the most violent accident they had ever seen at the speedway. Sneva came out of it much better than his car. He suf- fered no broken bones, but he spent a week in Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis nursing burns he received over 15 per cent of his body. While doctors insisted that he pass up the Milwaukee 150, they gave him the green light to compete at Pocono. The 27-year-old Sneva had been called one of the most promising young drivers in the U.S. Auto Club Championship trail. He has been an especially strong qualifier - he had the fourth quickest run this year at Indianapolis and the sixth fastest at the California 500 - and in four races which preceded the Indy event, he finished no worse than ninth. He is in his first season with owner Roger Penske, and his car is prepared by Jim McGee, who has 25 Championship wins to his credit as a chief mechanic. The two have spent most of this season learning about one another; and it should be only a matter of time before they get it together in a winning effort. Sneva has been at Pocono twice. In 1973, he was running fast enough to qualify but blew an engine on the final lap of his qualification attempt; and last year he qualified seventh and was running well up in the pack before he spun in oil in the first turn and crashed on the 155th lap. Since the first day in the hospital following his accident at Indy, he has been assuring people he'd be ready for Pocono. That promise will become a reality when practice for the Triple Crown event opens on June 18, and it wouldn't be surprising if Tom Sneva were the first driver on the track. 107th running of classic today Impressive field for Be/monf Sfakes NEW YORK (UPI) - Master Derby, the Preakness winner, may have received a big edge in his duel with Kentucky Derby winner Foolish Pleasure in today's 107th Belmont Stakes when a torrential rainstorm drenched Belmont Park Friday and forced an early curtailment of the day's racing. The downpour was so great that it washed out a section of the track near the five-eighths pole, causing the termination of racing after the fourth race for what the stewards cited as "safety reasons." Golden Chance Farm's Master Derby would be the prime beneficiary of an off track for today's $193,600 Belmont as the Dust Commander colt has shown a marked affection for mud. However, Foolish Pleasure and Avatar also have done well over an off track. The other nine-horse field are an unknown quantity on an off track. It was the first time the New York State Racing Association has ended a card early since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy Nov. 22,1963. Despite Friday's downpour, there's still a chance for a fast track today as the Belmont strip dries quickly and no more rain is forecast before the running of the Belmont. The race will be televised nationally by CBS starting at 5 p.m. EOT. with post time at 5:35. W.E. "Smiley" Adams, Master Derby's, trainer, said the weather "don't make no difference. But I guess I'd like it dry. I don't want to win and have people use a muddy track as an excuse." The l'/2-mile Belmont, the third leg of the Triple Crown, was once dubbed "the race of no excuses" by veteran trainer Elliott Burch because of its extended distance .and usually small fields. Avatar's trainer, Tommy Doyle, apparently agrees. After watching his horse gallop Friday morning, Doyle Bass fishing season fo open Saturday HARRISBURG - For some Pennsylvania fishermen, Saturday, June 14 will be the most important day of the year. For many other anglers, it will be the second greatest date on the calendar, exceeded only by Saturday, April 12, when the 1975 trout season opened on rivers, lakes and streams of the Keystone State. The reason? Black bass, known officially as largemouth and smallmouth, become legal quarry at one minute past midnight on June 14 and the 1975 bass fishing season, which stretches to March 14, 1976, will be underway. And among the fishing fraternity, expert opinion claims there is no better freshwater fish than a fighting smallmouth or lunker largemouth -- not even a trout or salmon. Both species of bass have been protected by a closed season on most inland waters of Pennsylvania since the 1974-75 season closed on March 14. They have been legal to catch and creel, however, in the Susquehanna River below Holtwood Dam (the upstream limit of the Conowingo Pool), the Delaware River, and Py- matuning Reservoir where the season is open year around. The 1975-76 season opening June 14 on almost all inland waters permits anglers to keep up to 6 bass (combined species) daily with a minimum size of 9 inches. Because a few inland lakes or other waters containing bass populations are managed under special regulations, however, fishermen are urged to check their summary booklets issued with their fishing license or to carefully read signs posted at these waters. ' The largest largemouth bass reported to the Fish Commission last year through its "Citation Fish", program was a 24%-inch lunker weighing seven pounds, six ounces taken in Lake Sabula; Clearfield County. The Pennsylvania- state record largemouth measured 29 inches, weighed eight pounds, eight ounces and was caught in Stillwater Lake, Monroe County in 1936. The world record largemouth was caught in Montgomery Lake, Georgia in 1936 and measured 32% inches, weighed 22 pounds, four ounces. The largest smallmouth bass reported last year was a 22- inch, five pound, 12 ounce fish. Two night games top ESSC grid schedule EAST STROUDSBURG -- Two home night games highlight East Stroudsburg State College's nine-game 1975 football schedule as released by John R. Eiler, athletic director. The Warriors will take on Montclair State Sept. 20 and arch-rival West Chester Sept. 27 in a pair of 8 p.m. contests at the Stroudsburg High School Stadium. There will be two other home games against Mansfield for Homecoming Oct. 18 and against Millersville for Parents' Day Oct. 25. Both games will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the ESSC Stadium. "With the two night games and the two afternoon special dates, we are hoping it will be convenient for all area fans to see us play at least once," Eiler said. The Warriors, under newly-named head coach Dennis Douds, will open their season Sept. 13 against three-time Pennsylvania Conference champion Slippery Rock. The contest will be played in the Rockets' new 10,000-seat stadium. Other away games will be played at Kutztown Oct. 4, Cheyney Oct. 11, Cortland Slate Nov. 1 and the season fir.a- le at Bloomsburg Nov. 8. said, "The horse will have no excuses--actually none of them will--fast track or not. I'm looking forward to this race. I regard it'just as it's called-'the test of the champion.' " Foolish Pleasure, with his, Kentucky Derby victory and 11 wins in 13 races, is the early line favorite at 2-1 and a triumphant Belmont may finally earn him the title of champion. But, in addition to Master Derby, who beat Foolish Pleasure by a length, Avatar, Diabolo, Prince Thou Art and Singh all rate serious consideration for the Belmont's $116,160 winner's share. "They're excellent horses," Foolish P1 e a s u r e's trainer Glittering field NEW YORK (UPI) -- The field, In post position order, for Saturday's 5150,000-added Belmont stakes: Horse Jockey Odds Master Derby McHargue 3-1 Foolish Pleasure Vasquez 2-1 Prince Thou Art Baeza 8-1 Diabolo Pincay 5-1 Avatar shoemaker S-l Singh Cordero 5-1 a-Jus! the Time Turcotte 20-1 a-Syllabus Crugust 20-1 Nalees Rial to Montoya 12-1 a-coupled. Gross with nine starters, $194,850; 1st SJ16.910; 2nd 542,867; 3rd $23,382; 4th SU.691. Distance:-Mile and one-half. All carry 126 pound. Post time 5:35 EOT' LeRoy Jolley said of his competition. Foolish Pleasure will be ridden by Jacinto V a s q u e z , while Darrel McHargue again will be aboard Master Derby, the 3-1 second choice who seeks his sixth victory in the last seven starts. Frank McMahon's Diabolo, who will be ridden by Laffit Pincay, has been the most impressive in preparation for the Belmont, but ran down a bit on his right'hind in Friday's gallop. 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