The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on August 15, 1958 · 30
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The Daily Oklahoman from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 30

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Friday, August 15, 1958
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xatio.val ijagtt: : JpEi"cl .v.v.v.v.v 2 if iJisifj Sri'"Cs" """""" A3IEBICAX ASSOCIATION S I!.:f iffc Jf; RESULTS THURSDAY c4lumbu l;3 Torontpe5. 31' I ti llCwpu Christ! 0-7. BOCTHEBN ASSOCIATION RESTH.TS TFIDXESDAT Phoenix ?T 50 597 inland 6i fi4 388 Medley Turns Backl5 - as jmaer niis Muskogee, 6 to 2 Long Homeruii Allen Hurls Three-Hitter For Insurors By CURT MOSHER James Smith pitched a strong six-hitter to give Chandler a surprising 6-2 victory over Enid here Thursday night in the Legion tourna- Wayne Hirst Sfuns Jack to Win Title Br JAY SIMON Wayne Hirst, oldest of three tennis rjlavine brothers' uncorked ; the biggest surprise thus far in the Oklahoma closed net chamoion-! ships as he defeated top-seeded Roger Jack Thursday- in the finals of the junior singles division. In the .all-Oklahoma City finals Hirst turned in his smashing victory by scores of 7-5 6-3 as a torrid late-afternoon sun beat down relentlessly on Memorial park's concrete courts. In four previous tournament matches between the two city youngsters Jack had never bowed to the Harding high grad who is LOS .ANGELES. Aug. 14 OB Los Angeles pulled into a virtual sixth-place tie with Chicago Thursday by beating the Cubs. 7-3, before a drop-in-the-bucket crowd of 6,195, smallest of the year at the Coliseum. The Dodgers now trail the Cubs by only two percentage points. Duke Snider hit one of the longest homeruns ever seen here, a 430-foot drive that cleared the I fence in dead centerfield. Snider, i the only man to turn this trick, similar nomerun last montn. He i ; 11. BLACKVVELL. Aug. 14 Defending champion Medley Insur- of Oklahoma City opened a tennis scholar-1 The Results ?5S''bS Moon, Cards Both Stumble Medley started o like it was going SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 14 Iff) abbreviated game The San Francisco Giants, with ! some not-so-clever the help of fireman Marv Gris--j chopped down som and a base-running boo boo I ance men so by Cardinal Wally.Moon, defeated St. Louis, 4-3 Thursday. A crowd of 14,837 in sunny Seal stadium saw the Cardinals stage a ninth-inning uprising nut tan Serve Is Responsibii defense of its crown with a 6-2 ntr tnrm nn imc ' i'i?. victory over stubborn Muskogee ; claimed the biggest triumph of t 1 in the state American Legion : his young career after trailing j tournament here Thursday. j the Northwest high grad 5-3 in i j C&D Floor Covering of Tulsa the opening set. ; l5"i. rolled over Altus, 13-1. and Dun- "it was my serve that did it," ! Rmier ican whipped Ardmore. 15-1. in Hirst thought as he cooled off ' jSSki., other first-round games. Chan- following the day's top match, i S?Ccat dler was to play Enid in the other ; "He was having trouble getting i , f" Thursday game. i it back." ! Wo The combined efforts of Joe Hirst lost his service only once ' ": Brown, Larry Mayrant and Mer- jack cracking through in the!"s , chant held Ardmore to two base third" game of the opening setiHicsS' hits. Pete Hodges singled in the j for a 2-1 advantage enroute to ! "fS first inning and Jim Norwood ! his 5-3 margin. Fir singled m the seventh . But at that juncture Hirst ' ffe d It aS, he on$r;r,htj braced to run through four'jiE spot for the Medleys, pitching a strai ht games' including breaks three-hitter and setting 15 of the i against tne nrmally str0ng-serv- ; SJ. Muskogee hitters down on jns Jack m the fQth an 12th ErrlrsTr. Common 1 gaeS' Medley committed "errors Hir,t 0eei Ahead and bits of atrocious baserun-i' In the second set the young-1 Gro. ! ning but .finally managed to ' sters heId service through the crack 2-2 deadlock in the sev-' first seven games before Hirst sifroi senth when Tom Belcher slapped broke Jack at love in the eighth j a pinch-hit double to score two : session for a decisive 5-3 ad- c runs. AlusKogee. supposed to be ' 'al1"1' "SlSS a pushover, put up a stiff battle : With victory in sight Hirst with pitchers Harold Branson and poured a little more steam into Frank Linzy doine a commend- his delivery in the deciding game ! " able job for six innings. . and won at love with three beau- ! ' J Muskogee jumped in front with tiful placements added to a shot a ursi-inning run on errors by , wnicn jacK nit mio me nei. , Jerry Sealy and Gary London I Earlier in fh rfav wane hart i and a single by Linzy, who had 1 beaten his younger brother Jerry I two hits. ; in a scorching three-set duel, I The Medleys tied it in the sec- j 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, to gain the finals. It ' ond on a Dair Of walks, a Sacri- uc the firct time (ho hrnHicr fice and a single hv the usuallv i hrf vr mot in fnnrnotnoni rules, the Lions have the art. light-hitting Don Strain. Musko-jpiay. ' j vantage of being used to playing gee jumped back in front on a! Babs Yarmuk of Lawton j eth,er' they' be using their single by Linzy and a belt over ! 2rabhetj 0ee the iunior eirls sin- . s because there nasn't been the centerfielders head by Fred : ies crown wjtn a 6 1 6 1 romn ' tlme to wrK rookies into the McDaniel in the fourth Jast oklahonla city CaroIyP I works and, most importan De- Medley loaded the bases in ; Louis j troit has quarterbacks Bobby the fifth on an error, a single; , r i , La'ne d Tbin Rote, by London, a sacrifice and a ! J"e" R .s,n?!!f py 1g?n: lalf' i When Lavne lamed a leg late walk. Allen squeezed in the : !' , 1 , ' ' V d u ' ' L' in the '57 fling. Rote shouldered load and kept the ?ason surge rolling. Don Drysdale. pitcher, later hit o: est homers ever was a line drive off .the metal bar the leftheld the winning le of the short- j seen here. It j that bounced I running across ! and then fell ! wmmm the seats 250-feet i ity byr Hodges scored ahead of Drys- ; 'iw. hi?; dalc- ' ?Sj byt Te towering Los Angeles Tibie Lat'- i righthander was pulled in the i 1r eighth inning but picked up his ; cf&" seventh victory against 11 losses, j Northern bacl Rebel Eddie Wood ing quarter of he 1' Eli Walker of Sapulpa gets behind d intercept a pass during the open- j .ll-Sfate clash Thursday night. ' City Girls Tip Enid in State Softball Meet '' By RON NANCE f Latc-inning rallies sparke Thursday's opening round 'of th girls state Softball tournament s ! Wheeler Park as the Tulsa Mei chanettes and the Aero-Desigi Commander teams copped wins The Tulsans snuffed out a lat bid by Oklahoma City's Salva tion Army to win 6-5, while Aerc Design of Oklahoma City scorei twice in the fifth to down Eni Coca-Colas, 3-2. The tourney will continue Fri day night with two more games Both of Thursday night losers Salvation Army and Enid, plaj in the 7 p.m. opener while Tulsi will be matched against L& Bearing of Oklahoma City, whicl drew a first-round bye, in ai Perry Girl Is Named Queen r Stars, Lions Renew Grid Feud Tonight . n. Thursday after i vision will hold the spotlight '. the seventh lnrouSri lhe resl f the tourna- j i(Jr make an J" The pair inds up Sunday - baserunning Last of the junior titles went the pro league and it's expected oi tne insur-, to wayne Hirsr. ann jacK in oou- to be too much for the Collegians ance men somewnere Detwecn Dies as tney pousnen on Jim Krn- to handle, third and home. vines and Billy Higgins. 6-4. fi-2. OUier Lion ringieariers include Belcher Connects in a finals match that wound Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the D. Reynolds opened the in- up just before nightfall. slot back from ohio state, fu li ning with a single and Ed Peach Men's singles play began late back John Henry Johnson, cen- and Allen walked to load the Thursday with No 3 sreripri tor rhrlif An niarA Harlv short because Moon fell : bases . Jack Hayden cajme lo Charles 'Cunningham and Harry Sewell of Texas and Stan Camp- layior leaning me way into ine hell oi lowa State. tacKle i,ou ii H"-'--- j quariernnais. Both drew first-round byes, then Taylor downed Higgins, fi-I. 6-4. with Cunningham advancing Phillip down rounding third on a fc-ases- irjaded single bv Curt Flood. Gene Green scored the third ! Bul " , ,r ,r uu;a parently him whPn hr. annarentlv trinDed 1 n(ltls brokl t and appeared away on the first But on the third. sed a sign for Rey-from third, Hayden let it go by and Reynolds was trapped ana tnrown out. Chess Whiz Ties Hi V 3 8? Sirti iff 8 SI Cars Britton Wins Softball Test Church of God and Rritlon Christian advanced In the city ;hurch softhall tournainent action thev tried it acain. Peach was favorites kost !: the victim this time. The other three seeded entries, ! Hayden finally walked and Gene Land, Joe Harris and liThurman Medley, managing for George Counts, drew opening i , the absent Leo Higbie, brought ; byes and do not play their sec-, i in Belcher to pinch-hit. The ond-rounders until Friday when 1 1 ,-trnng-armed righthander, who the field is due to be whittled lo j will probably work Medley's Fri- semifinal size. ,day game, bounced one off the' women's singles and doubles ; canceled because . i.iw. il y u,J in.F iiiurc ill mcn g SnglOS flntl dOIlMICS, ne eighth and that was all Al- singles and doubles and mixed Ie" ,rl?eded- , , . , doubles to be played Friday, Sat- ; C&D composed chiefly of Tulsa urday and Sunday. i pummeled Altus with 17 base Ccnlerficldcr John Smith enjoyed a brisk workout with fivP single PORT0R1Z, Yiigosla-F Bobby Fischer, d international master from ew York, drew against the fa- Soviet grandmaster. David Bronstein, after 5!) m ional chess t Thursday. HE North won its first victories of the week Thurs- ; day when Judy Sparks of Perry i triumphed over 36 other en-i tries in the All-State queen con- The announcement was made between halves of the All-State football game at Taft stadium and the winner was crowned by state safety commissioner Jim Lookabaugh. Selection of the queen was made Thursday morning by the staff of children's convalescent hospital, where the candidates were guests at a tea. .Miss Sparks becomes the fourth All-State queen. Previous selections were Judy Bales of Sand Springs in 1955. Deanne Shephard of Midwest City in 1956 and Patsy Farran of Fairfax in 1957. After battling to a 1-1 deadlocl through five innings, the Mer chanettes scored three times ii the sixth and added two more ir the seventh. Tulsa owned a comfortable 6-1 lead entering the final inning, but then Salvation Army came alive and tin the aid of two errors and two hits tallied four But' Tulsa pitcher Faye Hill boro down to retire the side on a strikeout and popup. Hill allowed only one of the Salvation Army's five hits through the first five frames. Shortstop Ethel Jones stroked a two-run double in the seventh which eventually proved to be the winning hit. In the second game, leftfielder Ann Bays singled home pitcher Juawa Seymore and centerfield-er Erollinda Faussett in the fifth for Aero-Design's triumph over Enid. Seymore was also a standout on the mound as she struck out nine and walked one. YOUR TRADE-IN MAKES THE DOWN PAYMENT LABOR DAY TIME iV Sensational Low Prices, All Sizes and Typn lis Wf$ SUPER CHAMPION B $44 IS IS 1995 mi&mS.lMpM c r"irtfJone. rr. II H ifCL '7o-is lW Super Champion ZltTJ Mm m is. laii N9vrln finaihr L.aitH anri Gene Land, .lop Harris and inous Soviet grandmaster. 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