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15 News Journal, Mansfield, 0. Monday, March 25, 1968 red smith Celtics Tumble Detroit, 123-116 Siegfried Scores 21 For Boston By United Press International Bearded Bill Russell plays pitched 511, but Rubio can do something Cy Young ^ the y° ut h that helped the r ' t, j t, unrversrty of San Francisco to a record 60 - game winning string and led the Boston Cel- jtics to nine National Basket- You hardly find them even in the dugout of the Cin-1 ball Association titles. cinnati Reds, and that is an asylum which over the; R usse n fast - breaking part years has harbored some of the rarest specimens that i of the time, sparked the race- ever breathed gin into a fielder's glove. Yet that's ' I0rse Celti i s * ? a 1 ^ 1r f6 vic ' , T T ,, , . . , , , ... tory over the Detroit Pistons where Jorge Jesus Rubio was found before a game with Sunday in the opener of their the Philadelphia Kansas City Oakland Athletics. The Two-way Kerfs Pitcher BRADENTON, Fla. -- Jorge Jesus Rubio has pitched two major league victories in his life. Cy Young couldn't. He can throw curves with either hand and you can't hardly find ambidextrous pitchers these days. "Have you asked. ever thrown lefthanded in a game?" he was j best - of - seven Eastern Division series. " I n M e x i c o / '·Sandlot ball." he said. denas is set at short The Los Angeles Lakers de- and feated the Chicago Bulls 1091101 in the first game of the "Why? To save your right arm, or just to shake up the hitters?" ''For fun," he said. "Since I am twelve years old, I practice throwing lefthanded. I enjoy it. Sometimes I pitch batting practice lefthanded. Sometimes r u n n i n g in the outfield I catch a ball and throw lefthanded, the long Tommy Helms is our second | Western DMsionfe baseman. | seven se t. best- o f - '·In the o u t f i e l d there's Vada Pinson, Pete Rose, Alex Johnson and Mack Jones. It's true J o h n s o n has moved around; they platooned Mm in Philadelphia one y e a r when they thought they could win the pennant, and when he went to St. Louis he wasn't going to break into that out- throw, saving my arm. Some-; field - But he alwa y s hits -" day, maybe, in a game u p i * FANCY SHOTS R u s s e l l grabbed 34 bounds and turned in fancy hook shots that here.' South Of Border Rubio is a full - grown Mexican, 6 - feet - 1,200 pounds, with a glint of gold in his smile. He says he can throw the same pitches -- fast ball, curve, and slider -- with either hand. The fast ball he throws with the right hand is a scorcher. As a Mexicali schoolboy he employed it for two no - hitters on behalf of Escuela Autoctona Justa Sierra de Baja California and a scout for the California Angels plucked this Mexicali Rose. That was four years ago. Late in 1966 the Angels brought him up in time to appear in seven games. One was a nine - inning shutout against Cleveland in which he struck out 15 Indians. A gleeful Bill Rigney took him to training camp last spring expecting him to move into California's starting rotation, but a pulled muscle limited him to three starts and 15 innings of work with the Angels. "Not the arm," he said, xe- ferring to the injury. "Here." He caressed his left thigh. "I went down to Seattle and it was cold. Tacoma, it was cold. Then El Paso and it was warm and the muscle was all better." Rubio would be with the Angels in Palm S p r i n g s . Calif., now, except that last November Fred Haney got a chance to deal with Cincinnati for Sammy Ellis. Fred swapped Jorge and the tireless relief pitcher, Bill Kelso. * The Musclemen '·So you got two for one," a - visitor" said to Dave Bristol, "and that's all right because you can use pitchers." "Yes," Bristol said, "but if we can get regular work out of Jim Maloney, Milt Pappas. Gary Nolan and Mel Queen, we'll have some pitching." The manager is moderately high on his team. In a January deal the Reds sent their catcher. John Edwards, to St. Louis, but Bristol fears no evil behind the plate with Don Pavletich and John Bench in residence. At the age of 20. Johnny Lee Bench possesses a distinction undreamed of in Doubleday's philosophy. When he was only 18 and playing his first full season as a professional, the Reds advanced him from Peninsula in the Carolina League to Buffalo -and the Peninsula club retired his uniform number. Old ]\ o. The game was about to start, and across the field Joe D i M a g g i o , executive vice president of the Oakland Athletics, was s i g n i n g autographs. The executive vice president was in one of those adorable uniforms of Finley green and Fort Knox gold. "This is how executives dress?" a guy said. "They gave me this," Joe said, touching the No. 5 on the bosom. No Yankee has worn No. 5 since Joe retired, and none ever will. "I don't know who had it before on this club," Joe said. re- some throttled the Pistons, especially after Detroit closed to within three points with 2:43 remaining in the game. As the B o s t o n player coach, Russell directed traffic in a sensational second - period outburst of 46 points that tied the Celtics own record for a quarter set against St. Louis eight years ago. Russell scored nine of his 17 points during this spurt. John Havlicek add 11 of his team - high 25 in this period and Larry Siegfried of Shelby, Ohio netted eight of his 21 points. Hey, Rick, who wore this number last year?" Rick Monday, the wunderkind from A r i z o n a State, frowned in thought. "Alvin," he said at last, meaning Alvin Dark, who opened last season as manager of the Athletics. "A good man, Joe," a visitor said. "After all, it could have been Lew Krausse." (c) 1968 Publishers HaU Syndicate Exhibition Baseball . Gladys Long Tops Five Pin Divisions Gladys Long walked off with five individual titles and the Marian Webseter No. 1 crew won the team event in the last shift of bowling of the Mansfield Women's Bowling Association's 25th annual handicap tournament at Lex Lanes this weekend. Gladys topped the field in scratch and handicap singles, scratch'and handicap all events and high series. She rolled a 652 actual series and a 730 with handicap and 1,769 scratch and 2,003 handicap in the all events for her five wins. Ray Floyd Moves Into Lead Spot By RON SPEER PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -Ray Floyd is trying to erase Dave Bing led comeback that a Detroit overcame an HANGING FOUL - Larry Siefried, former Shelby High School and Ohio State University basketball star now with the Boston C e l t i c s , holds Dave De- Buschere of the Detroit Pistons as De- Buschere goes up for a layup against the Celtics Sunday. Boston won the game, 123-116, as Siegfried scored 21 points. (AP Wirephoto.) The Marian Webster No. 1 squad dislodged Ann's Sewing Shop of Crestline in the team bowling with a 2,283-702 2,985 after Ann's had led most of the tournament. Ann's had a 2,396-588 -- 2,984. Viola Emerson and Charlene Kochel won the handicap doubles crown with a 1,307 and the twosome of Eleanor Webb - Sherry Holda took the scratch two- women event with a 1,133. Squirt was the top actual team with a 2,596 score and Marguerite Ginnever had the high single game of the tourney, a 239. WOMEN'S HANDICAP TOURNAMENT TEAM EVENT 1 Marian Webster No. 1 2283-(702)-»85 2. Ann's Sewins Shop 23«-(588)-2984 3 Daffy Daiquiris 2232-1717)-- 2?4V 4. West Park Hirdrssrs 2»3-(327)-2920 5 C H Gaul and Sons 225M657)-- 2908 6~ Midas' Muffler 2439-14681-2907 ?! Skyline Lounge 2417-«89)K906 8 Ebony Bar 2097-1801 J-2898 9 L and K. 2367-C525)-2892 9. Lee Way AAotors 2253-(63S-- 2872 (Still in money, 2B1S.) TWO-WOMEN EVENT 1. V. Emerson-C.Kochei 1307 CStill in money, 594). SINGLES 1. Gladys Long (St., ,n his image as a golfing playboy, but the 25- year- old Texan still likes to gamble. The chunky bachelor took a one - shot lead into today's final round of the Pensacola Open Golf Tournament because of a gamble that paid off Sunday. Floyd, who eight - stroke wiped deficit out an with a 730' 18 - point deficit and gave the Pistons a biref lead in the last quarter. Bing, the NBA scoring c h a m p i o n , had 30 points for the game. Jerry West and Elgin Baylor scored almost two - third of the Lakers' points as they threw a wet blanket over the Bulls' hopes for an upset. W e s t , recovering from a groin injury and a broken nose, scored 33 points and Baylor, who holds the playoff scoring record of 2.624 points, added 32 for Los Angeles. SAME RESULTS Bob Boozer paced the Chicago attack wtih 27 points as the Bulls dropped their eighth game in nine meetings with Los Angeles this season. Los Angeles hosts Chicago again tonight, while Boston moves to Detroit for the second game of their match - up. EXHIBITION BASEBALL By The Associated Press Sunday's Results Boston 6, Atlanta 2 Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 5 Houston 11, Oakland 4 Baltimore 3, New York (N) 0 Washington 4, Philadelphia 2 Detroit 2, New York (A) 0 Chicago (A) 6, Minnesota 5 Cleveland 5, Chicago (Ml 4 San Francisco 4, California 0 Los Angeles *, Pittsburgh 0 Tuesday's Games Atlanta vs. Baltimore at West Palm Beach, Fla. Cincinnati vs. Los Angeles at Tampa, Fla. New York (N) vs. St. Louis at St. Petersburg, Fla. Pittsburgh vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla. Chicago (N) vs. San Francisco at Phoenix, Ariz. New York (A) vs. Minnesota at Orlando, Fla. Chicago (A) vs Oakland at Sarasota, Fla. Washington vs Detroit at Lakeland, Fla California Tex. vs. Cleveland at El Paso Thousands Of Fans Honor State Basketball Finalists LEADERS TEAM EVENT -- Squirt, 2596. TWO-WOMEN EVENT Webb-Sherry Holda, 1133. SINGLES -- Gladys Long. 652. HIGH SERIES -- Gladys Long, ALL EVENTS -- Gladys Long, blazing 64, eagled the eighth hole after driving into the woods. He was 235 yards 2003 from the green, but he saw a six - foot opening between the - Eleanor trees and went for the hole with a three - wood. 652. 1769. _ _ _ -- Marguerite Ginnever, 239. By DON BANDY "AP Sports Writer Boosters Club member. Someies spoke briefly in ceremo- fans Gov. J a m e s A. 2,000 persons were on hand to One of Columbus East's top see Springfield Local get the second - place trophy. At Hamilton, you w o u l d have thought Garfield had copped the Class AA title as lundreds of residents marched In the other play-off series, Western division champion St. Louis travels to San F r a n c i s c o Tuesday in a match - up deadlocked at 1-1 and Eastern Division champion Philadelphia seeks a 2-11 lead over visiting New York] Wednesday. Rhodes -- was among 2.000 persons who converged on the Statehouse grounds in Columbus Sunday to honor the Tigers for winning the Class A\ high school basketball championship. "This is one of the besti t e a m s I've ever seen at) East," the governor told the, delirious East students and] fans. PARADE, TOO East kicked off its victory celebration with a parade as h u n d r e d s strutted down Broad S t r e e t behind the school band and two students carrying a banner proclaiming "East the "state champions." through high the school streets to to honor the the runner-up Griffins. Each player and the coach- rues at Garfield High. Gov. Rhodes excited the statehouse crowd when he said, "I'm a paid up member of the East Booster club. And I didn't just join after you won the title Saturday night." Rhodes told the students, "I would like to see all of you go to college. Ohio has the best colleges in the nation." The celebration in Colum- Late Rally Gives *·' Victory To Wright PORT MALABAR, Fla. (UPI) -- Blonde Mickey Wright tamed 15 mile-an-hour winds Sunday for a par 71 to win the S10.000 Port Malabar three-day total of 216. Invitational Golf Tournament with a Rookie Drivers Must Go Faster At Start INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (UPI) -- Rookie driver tests for this year's Indianapolis 500- mile auto race will begin at 140 miles per hour instead Miss Wright earned the S1500 first place money as she . and fourth place finisher Leslie Holbert fired the only two par rounds since the tournament's opening day. season to a rousing Pavletich Sparks Reds To Triumph ST. PETERSBURG, F l a . (AP) --- Don Pavletich drove in four runs with two homers and a single to spark the Cinc i n n a t i Reds to a come from - behind, 6-5 v i c t o r y over the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday. The C a r d i n a l s opened quickly with two runs and after Pavletich's single in the second made it 3-1 with an unearned run in the fifth. Pavletich evened the score in the sixth, but the Cardinals got two more in the seventh to bring the score 5-3. Pavletich then hit a tie- scoring homer in the eighth, and a ninth - inning triple by Bob R a u m a n, Fred 'Whitfield's pinch double and Tony Perez's single produced the tying and winning runs off loser Jack Lamabe. George i Culver was the victor. EAGLE PUTT The ball stopped 30 feet from the cup, and F l o y d knocked in the putt for an eagle 3 on the par five hole. "I guess it was a good gamble," said Floyd, who turned in a 54 - hole total of 202, 14 strokes under par and a shot in front of George Archer and Tony J a c k 1 i n. Tom Shaw, the affable young man who led the first two rounds with scores of 63 and, 67, was at 204 after a 74. of of the 130 MPH past few years. used in the Marllyn smith, leader close - the first two days, shot a 75 In Mansfield, some l.lCO Su n d a y on 38-37 to finish p e r s o n s jammed into the three strokes back of Miss s c h o o l auditorium Sunday ! Wright at 219. night to honor St. Peter's, t h e j Miss w r i g h t registered Class A kings. Mayor Robert | three bogies, all on the back S. Lemley proclaimed this nine; and as many birdies on THE LEADERS Mickev Wright, S1500 Marilyn Smith, S1200 Sandra Hayme, Sl.OOO Leslie Holbert, $737 Jo Ann Prentice, S737 Kathy Whltwortn, S487 Sandra Spuzich, S487 Donna Csponi, S487 Marlene Hagge, S370 Jan Ferralis, S300 FIGHT RESULTS By The Associated Press BOSTON -- Renaldo Victoria, 139, Pittsfield, Mass., and Jerry Graci, 140',2, Arlington, Mass., drew, 12. SEOUL, Korea -- Choi Sung- Kap, South Korea, stopped Manfredo Alipala, Philippines, 7, rniddleweights. Harlan Fengler of Dayton, Ohio, will serve as the race's chief steward for the llth consecutive year. Miss ant* b,amed her from the lead on "a couple ofisybi l j ) " "-.-- -- j --·"~ -- ·-- ^ -- -- j a i l r c i i a i i j f jojw week S p a r t a n Week^ m I the way to a 35-36 round. I Kathy corneiius^ooo Mansfield am" "' " ' '"""' "TM """ Speedway owner Tony Hul-| be y to the dty ' man a l s o announced that Vern Fuller Lands Job With Indians Griffin, S183 The runners - up, beaten in^ad j ron s hots and my putting'p^ Ba^i't/sies the big games, were not for-' was not too sharp." Beth stone, SIB gottedb their followers, f^ ^ r *s, 3 3s Kathy 'W h 11 w o r t h, last Candy philips, si 15 500 CARS \ ear's top money winner on Peggy wiison, sm r - - - - - aDebbie Auston Sherry Wilder, S102 Sharon Moran, S102 Betsy Rav.ls, S102 Springfield Local of Peters- the Ladies Professional Golf I burg, the runners- up in Association tour skied to a / 8 j Class A. received a roval wel-'Sunday to finish nine strokes home S u n d a v. The J ack at 22 °- Sh f won the 1968] tour opener last week, the Or- 70-75-71--216 68-76-75--219 71.77-72--220 71.79-71--221 75-73-73--22] 72-75-79-225 76-75-74-225 74-78-73-325 78-73-75--224 77-72-78--225 75-75-77--225 77-74-74-227 75-76-77--223 79-74.76--229 75-77-77--229 75-77-77--229 73-8^76-229 75-80-74--229 79-77-73-229 78-77-75--230 78-76-77-231 80-77-74--231 73-75-84-232 77-76-79--232 80-75-77--232 77-80-75--232 Curling Champions MONTREAL (AP) - Canada, skipped by Ron Northcutt, beat Scotland 8-6 in the final round and won the international curling championship. THE LEADERS Ray Floyd 48-70-44-202 George Archer 66-68-69--203 Tony Jacklin 66-69-4S-203 Dave Marr 64-70-6S--2M Tom Shaw «3-«7-74--2M Bob Murphy 6S-71-4S--»5 Freddie Haas 67-70-70--207 Bob Dickson 69-48-71--208 Rod Funseth . 66-7441--208 Steve Opperman 68-70-70--208 Gary Player · 67-72-49--208 Chi Chi Rodriguez 69-73-66--208 Gay 'Brewer 71-70-4S--209 Boby Cols 66-70-73--209 Richard Martlnei 69-70-70--209 Bob Smith 6W9-72--209 Ray Bolts 64-72-72--210' Lee Elder 71-71-68--210 Dow Fmslerwald 69-73-68--210 Lionel Hebert 69-72-69-210 John Lotz 09-72-4?--210 Dan Sites 69-71-70--210' Johnny Stevens 68-72-70--210 · Dave Stockton 65-70-75--210 Wingfoots Win DENVER (UPI) -- The Akron Goodyears opened their defense of the Amateur Athletic Union basketball championship with an easy 89-56 rout of Denver's Maddox Ice Sunday. The Wingfoots put six players in double figures, led by John Schroeder of Ashland with 18 points. Need Spring shopping money? See HFC. i (AP) -- It looks like Vern Fuller are "This lineup is a set better than a )ear ago." Bristol said. "Last spring Tony Perez and Lee May were fighting for first base When Deron Johnson was hurt, Perez v e n t ' a t to third and he's set there now, with May and Fred Whitfield on first. Leo Car- SCOTTSDALE, Ariz, has rnacie the varsity. "I'm convinced Fuller will be may second baseman because I'm convinced he can do the work . . . that he can make all the plays.'' Cleveland Manager Alvin Dark said Sunday. \ \\ho rapped two of the Tribe's six hits against the Cubs in come players were met by a caravan of more than 500 cars 1 and a huge parade followed. I "The whole town turned 'out," said Howard Ritzier, a That means three of the Indians, four infield positions t j le Cactus" League exhibition, set -- with Tony Horton GF 22? 227 22J AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE EASTERN DIVISION W L T Pts. P-ovidence 29 32 9 67 Sp-.ngfield 29 31 8 66 Baltimore "* 32 10 62 WESTERN DIVISION Rochester 35 25 9 79 Quebec 31 27 11 73 Buffalo 30 27 12 72 Cleveland 28 27 U 70 Sunday's Results Buffalo ?/ Baltimore 1 Providence 4, Hershey 3 Rochester 10, Springfield 1 Quebec 7, Cleveland 5 INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Sunday's Results Regular Season Ends Fort Wayne 4, Dayton 4 Port Huron 6, Toledo 4 LITTLE SPORT first and Max Alvis at 1 ile also stole a third Dark still has to name i came up \\ith two good defen- a shortstop. SJVe P la - vs Tribe sent eicht rook- C a r d e n a 1. batting 280. The ~. 0 ... _____ , ics to their Portland affiliate , drove in the Indians second n the Pacific Coast Lean e^ run in the seventh when they before Sundav's 5-4 vSorylgot five to take a 5-4 lead. ' Lulz Picks Tiro Victors COLUMBUS ( A P ) - One, sportscaster and 17 sports\\n] ters correctly called the fin-j ish in the state high school basketball championships at St. John Arena. ange Blossom at St. Peters- J O p Athlete burg EVANSTON, 111, - Tippy Pots For 2, 3 D y e . Northwestern athletic Richest thoroughbred races,director, was an AU-Amen- in Europe are for 3 - year-'can basketball guard and All olds. In America the 2 - year- Big Ten quarterback at Ohio olds have the biggest purses, i State during the mid 1930's. stole the Chicago Cubs, cut)singled and _ the roster to 31. Twenty- * h e third, five will be on the roster by 22 f 3 *£ | opening day. Bftb Gardner each walked The only players who have'two batters in a row during definitely" made it are the the rally to force in the tying three regulars infielders, the and winning runs, three catchers and six pitch- 243 i,. 2551 ting 2i3 2161 237 All 18 picked C o 1 it m b u s i j| e |East and Mansiield St. Pe-, second in!* er ' s to cop the Class AA and! i Class A titles, respectively. A I total of 47 writers and broad-' Chicago's Tom Mandile and casters participated in the; poll, con- Associated pre - tournament d u c t e d b\ T h e Press Ted Lutz, scholastic writer ers. One could Ferguson Jenkins had lim- f o r The News J o u r n a l i in, of go the outfield spots to Jose Cardenal, ited the Tribe to three scat-j Mansfield, correctly forecast tered singles in six innings the results of the state meet in the poll while striking out 10. By Rouson READY FOR SPRING DRIVING? · TIME TO... TUNE-UP Let our '"Pros" make your Car Spring ready with a complete engine tune-up. Pricec right. 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