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Wednesday, January 27, 1965
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THE KANSAS CITY TIMES, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1965 ★ 13 REGoodrich HT SILVERTOWNS WITH RUGGED SUPER-SYN RUBBER BLACK TUBELESS NO-TRADE-iN PRICE LESS 27% YOU PAY ONLY 6.50x13 .................$27.60........$7.75....... $ 19.85 7.50x14/6.70x15........32.25........ 9.00........ 23.25 8.00x14/7.10x15........35.30........ 9.85........ 25.45 8.50x14/7.60x15........38.80........10.85........ 27.95 9.00x14/8.00x15 ........43.20........11.95.........31.25 All prices plus tax. Whitewalls slightly higher. Wayne Causey A’s have accountant at short By Joe McGuff (Associate Sports Editor of The Star) I T’S amazing the lengths some baseball players will go just to make sure their batting averages are correct. Last night Wayne Causey, the Athletics’ talented shortstop, was graduated from Northeast Louisiana State college with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. If the official league statistician double dribbles a decimal next season or drops a point from Wayne’s batting average, he can expect a call—not from shortstop Wayne Causey, but from accountant Wayne Causey. It seems reasonable to assume that Wayne would open the conversation by saying: “You know, I’m not the type to complain, but . . .” From that point he could go on to bring out the statistician’s inadaquacies and suggest that perhaps it would be well if he availed himself of Chaddock’s “Principles of Statistics” or Paton’s “Essentials of Accounting.” Most statisticians tend to be a little testy when their accuracy is questioned. But if the criticism comes from an accountant, there’s really not much they can say. There’s one thing Causey must be quite careful about, however. That is keeping track of the number of outs in each inning. Last year even Chuck Hinton, then with the Washington Senators, had a rather unfortunate experience against the A’s. Hinton caught a fly ball with the bases loaded. He thought it was the third out when it really was the second. Hinton came trotting in with the ball while two runs scored. The boo-boo was embarassing enough for Hinton, but just imagine what would be said if it happened to a graduate accountant. ★ ★ ★ CAUSEY IS ONE OF A SMALL NUMBER OF MAJOR leaguers who have completed work for a college degree after signing a professional baseball contract right out of high school. The achievement is typical of Causey, who is one of the most dedicated players in baseball. Causey graduated from Neville high school in Monroe, La., in June of 1955. He signed a bonus contract with the Baltimore Orioles for a reported $30,000. Following the close of the 1956 season Causey enrolled at Northeast Louisiana. He attended each fall semester thereafter. Now, nine years later, he has earned his degree. As ambitious as he is, Causey admits the last two semesters have been extremely difficult. Now that he has established himself in the majors, he has been playing under greater pressure than ever before. By early October he has been ready for a vacation. Instead he forced himself to go off to school. Dwight D. Vines, dean of the school of business administration at Northeast, regards Causey as an outstanding student. “Wayne has been a real good student,” Dean Vines commented. “He has maintained a B average, which is particularly impressive when you consider that he has had to report late for classes each year because of baseball. What’s more, accounting is not one of our easier programs.” Last year Causey was named to “Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges.” ★ ★ ★ CAUSEY IS PLANNING TO MAKE HIS HOME IN KAN- sas City if he can find the type of job he wants following the close of the 1965 season. He has sold his home in Monroe. His family will remain in Monroe until school is out this spring and then join him here. Causey is not too demanding in his job preferences. He puts it this way: “I just want an 8 to 5 job that will let me stay in one place. I’m tired of traveling.” If Causey does settle here permanently, he will be one of many baseball players who have decided to make their home in Greater Kansas City. Of the players and former players living here now the most famous are Hank Bauer, manager of the Baltimore Orioles, and Roger Maris, the New York Yankee outfielder. Others making their homes here are Norm Siebern, Ed Charles, Bob Cerv, John Wyatt, Bill Tuttle, Whitey Herzog, Diego Segui and Orlando Pena. Ray Sadecki, the St. Louis Cardinals’ 20-game winner who was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas, returned here last fall after making his home in Florida for several years. If Causey is as good an accountant as he is a shortstop he’ll be running his own firm here in the near future. 647 571 771 684 699 646 803 806 728 657 803 813 822 681 611 591 534 697 469 642 League W L Central ............ 4 0 Van Horn ..........4 0 Lincoln .......... 3 1 Paseo —___... 3 1 Manual .............2 2 Southeast ......... 2 2 Westport ............1 3 Southwest ...........1 3 Northeast ......... 0 4 East .............. 9 4 THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE Tonight Manual vs. Southwest at fieldhouse (7:30)- Tomorrow Night Paseo vs. Central at fieldhouse (7 p. m£ast vs. Westport at fieldhouse (8:30). Friday Night Northeast vs. Southeast at fieldhouse (7 Lincoln vs. Van Horn at fieldhouse (8:30). xSouthwest at Rockhurst. xWestport vs. St. Joseph Central at Southeast gymnasium. Saturday Night xCentral vs. Sumner at fieldhouse. xEastvs. Lillis at Southeast Gymnasium. , . . xPaseo vs. St. John's at Redemptorist. xExcelsior Springs at Van Horn. x-Nonleague games. ___ By Dick Mackey (A Member of The Star's Sports Staff) N-COURT action in the Interscholastic league reaches traffic-jam proportions starting tonight, but already enough off- court happenings have taken place to snag things up. As if an 11-game slate high- ighted by five league games and a nonconference meeting between Central and Sumner weren’t enough, there was yes- erday’s announcement that Southwest has forfeited its 88-58 victory over Van Horn. That forfeit immediately tossed Van Horn into a tie with Central for the league lead, eliminated Southwest from any title prospects and underscored the importance of this week’s games between Central and Paseo and Van Horn and Lincoln BOWIE TRACK BOOMS Bad Weather Doesn't Hamper Wagering and Attendance Bowie, Md. (AP)—Despite some bad weather, both attendance and wagering have increased during the first 11 days of Bowie Race course’s 52-day meeting. The Southern Maryland track said yesterday betting totaled $11,635,132, compared with $11,111,000 for the first 11 days of the 1964 meeting. This is an increase of 4.7 per cent. Attendance this meeting totals 122,396, an increase of nearly 3 per cent over the 118,898 for the first 11 days last year. UMPIREWONTQUIT Javier Figures in Dispute in Dominican League Santo Domingo (AP)—Emmett Ashford, the umpire who was punched by Julian Javier of the St. Louis Cardinals during a Dominican league game last Friday, changed his mind Monday about resigning. Javier originally was handed an indefinite suspension. Later the league president, Julio Coello, reduced the punishment to a 3-game suspension and a $50 fine. A dispute followed between Ashford and Coello, and the umpire resigned. Coello said the dispute arose because Ashford contended the ultimate penalty should have been heavier. TWO AGREE WITH CHISOX Chicago (AP) —Don Buford, second baseman, and newly acquired southpaw, Tom John, came to terms with the Chicago White Sox yesterday. Tonight's Basketball Big Eight No aames scheduled. St. Missouri Valley Joseph's college at Cincinnati. Area College McPherson at Baker. . St. Mary of the Plains at Panhandle A. and M. _________ Greater Kansas City Highs Manual vs. Southwest at fieldhouse. Detroit Ready to Pinch Hit in 1968 Olympic« D e t r o it (AP)—Detroit’s Olympic committee, which failed in its attempt to get the 1968 games, says the city is ready to pinch hit if Mexico City can’t handle the event. Frederick C. Matthaei, com mittee chairman, wrote Avery Brundage, president of the International Olympic committee, to that effect yesterday. Matthaei told Brundage many Detroit business and civic leaders have expressed support. He said “My reason for writing was prompted by word that Mexico is behinc schedule in preparing for the 1968 games.” KNICKS LOSE CHAPPELL Fractured Bones in Foot Sideline New York Star INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE Van Horn and Central Face Challengers Gator Picks F ridar Date INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE (A Men 0 Fixers Draw Jail Terms In England Nottingham, England (AP)— Jimmy Gauld, one of 10 professional soccer players charged with throwing games in order to win bets, was sentenced to four years in jail yesterday and ordered to pay $14,000 legal costs in Britian’s biggest trial involving soccer fixes. Nine other players also were given jail terms. Jack Fountain and Brian Phillips were sent to jail for 15 months, Richard Beattie for nine months and Kenneth Thomson, Ron Howells and Samuel Chapman for six months. Tony Kay and Peter Swan, both English international players, and David Bronco Layne drew 4-month jail terms. Monday Finds Bowling Queen Back in League Salt Lake City (AP)—What do national champion bowlers do after winning a tournament? They rush right home so they won’t miss the Monday night league. At least, that’s what Utah’s first national bowling champion did. Ann Slattery, the Salt Lake City housewife who won the women’s title Sunday in the National All-Star bowling tournament in Philadelphia, was back at her favorite bowling alley Monday night. But instead of bowling, the leaguers gave her a homecoming welcome and reception. KEN BOYER HONORED All but lost in the shuffle of it, is Saturday night's 4-star attraction featuring fourth-ranked Central and Sumner, the area’s top-rated team.- Last weekend, when Central nipped Lincoln, 55-50, everything was shipshape—as far as Central was concerned. The victory gave it sole possession of first place with a 4-0 record, and dumped Lincoln, Paseo and Van Horn into a 3-way scramble for second place at 3-1. Now the forfeit has thrown the entire picture out of focus. If Paseo pulls an upset on Central tomorrow night—and it’s p o s s i b 1 e—and Lincoln follows form by beating Van Horn, then, presto, you have a 4- way tie for first place. But that’s not all. With four clubs sharing the lead with one defeat, the door opens on the mathematical possibilities of those clubs with only two defeats—Manual and Southeast. Neither Jim Wilkinson at Central nor Roger Wendel at Van Horn knows just how the new alignment will affect his team. ■‘It doesn’t help our pride,” commented Wendel yesterday. “But it might help us later.” “I’m not sure what to expect,” commented Wilkinson. “Right now I’m concerned about Paseo ... I’m afraid there’s a tendency to take them lightly.” Van Horn has been the sleeper of the league. The Falcons dropped three of their first five games, but since tapping De La Salle, 81-75, in mid-December they have posted a 6-2 record, including the forfeit. Wendel points out the slow start goes back to the fact that all but three of his squad members were out for football, and that only eight days separated the two seasons. “I know we haven’t got the physical height and power we Interseholastie League Averages (All 4-Game totals) LEADING SCORERS FG FT TP Aver 1—Johnson (M) ......... 40 10 90 22.5 2—R. Watley (VH) .... 34 15 83 20.7 3—Young (L) ............ 33 14 80 20.0 4—Zeigler (SW) ......... 27 25 79 19.7 5—Schmalz (SE) ......... 30 17 77 19.3 6—Stevenson (P) ......... 30 16 76 19.0 7—Vanoy..(L) ........ .26 14 66 16.5 8—D...Miller (W) ...... 22 16 60 15.0 9—Whalen (P) .......... 21 12 54 13.5 10—Davis (SW) ......... 20 13 53 13.3 11—Ragan (E) ............ 18 16 52 13.0 12—Brown (C) ........... 21 9 51 12.7 13—Sasser (M) ...... 23 5 51 12.7 14—D. Watley (VH) .... 17 14 48 12.0 15—Mitchell (C) . . 20 7 47 11.7 LEADING REBOUNDERS 1—Vanoy (L) 56 7—Mosi'ski (E) 40 2—Zeigler (SW) 551 8—Davis (S) .. 39 3— Kelow (C) .. 50 9—Schalz (SE) . 36 4—Whalen (P) . 48!10-D.Miller (W) 35 5— Brown (C) . 48 11—R.Wat'y (VH) 31 6—St'v'son (P) . 46; 12—Sasser (M) 31 right I think we can give anyone a game.” Ralph Watley, a 6-foot senior forward, is the league’s second leading scorer with a 20.7 average. Dennis, his younger brother, is 14th with a 12-point average. Dennis, however, has been a terror when Van Horn has played on its home court, hitting 26 against De La Salle and 25 against Northeast. “Now,” added Wendel, “if I can get him to score over at the field house ...” Wendel also has been pleased with the improvement of Mike Lundy, his 6-3 pivot; Wayne Kelsey, a 6-2 junior, and Ken Thornton and Don Smith, among others. Van Horn’s next three games offer a good test. Following Friday night’s game with Lincoln, the Falcons face Excelsior Springs Saturday and Central next week. As for Wilkinson he’d like to forget about Sumner for the time being and concentrate on Paseo. A loss to the Bucs could be a costly blow. The Eagles’ 53-49 victory over De La Salle almost two weeks ago, coupled with their decision %/ Jacksonville, Fla. (AP)—The The Gator bowl game has 21st annual Gator bowl football- made more money slncei moving game will be played on Friday, 1 from January 1 to the Saturday Wilkinson admits the club is December 31, 1965. nearest New Year’s day. about 50 per cent better, and he j W. Ashley Verlander, outgoing liked the defensive efforts Ver- president of the bowl associa- dell Hoard, Taylor Spriggs and tion, said the executive commit- Irvin Grady applied on Dwight ¡tee voted to move the game Murphy, De La Salle’s ace. from Saturday for the first time “I was pleased we could hold 11 years, him to 24,” pointed out Wilkin- “We are doing this for a num- son. “He’s one of the best play- j ber of reasons, the main one ers in the area.” being toe conflict on television With the Paseo game ticketed with the Orange, Rose, Sugar for tomorrow night, that’ll give an4 Cotton bowls if we stuck to Central a 2-day’s rest before Saturday this year,” Verlander meeting Sumner. “From what I hear,” says Wilkinson, loud enough for his players to hear, “there’s no one in the area who can touch them. I just hope we can give them a good game.” The Central-Sumner game is expected to draw a packed house; there’s no reason it shouldn’t. LIBERTY STROKES IN Lexington, Mo.—Liberty edged the Wentworth Military academy 160-yard free-style relay team by one-tenth of a second yesteday in the final swimming event to break a deadlock and win, 51-44. here. Wentworth has lost all four of its meets on the final relay. GIFT 'W WRAPPED VALENTINE AMERICA’S LARGEST SELLING BRAND over Lincoln, underscores the need, but when everything goes1 fpct they are near full stride. To Allow Time for Inventory . . . W SEARS CLOSES ROEBUCK AND CO AT 4:00 TODAY Open Today 9:30-4; Thursday and Friday 9:30-9 • Country Club Plaza Store • 1500 Cleveland Avenue Lou Gehrig Award Given to St. Louis Infielder New York (AP)—Len Chappell, who was the New York Knickerbockers’ leading scorer last season, will be out of action for six to eight weeks because of two fractured bones in his left foot, the National Basketball association club said yesterday. Chappell has been having trouble with his foot for about a month. During last- Friday’s game in Los Angeles, the referee sent him to the bench because he couldn’t run. X-rays taken after his return revealed fractures of the second and third metacarpal bones. WALKER FLOORS POWELL London (AP)—Billy Walker, 25-year-old British heavyweight, knocked out Charley Powell of San Diego, Calif., with a right to the jaw in the second round of a scheduled 10-rounder last night. St. Louis (AP)—Third base man Ken Boyer of the St. Louis Cardinals has won the 10th annual Lou Gehrig Memorial award, it was announced yesterday. Boyer will receive the award in ceremonies at Busch stadium in St. Louis early in the 1965 baseball season. Boyer was se lected as the player who best exemplified the attributes of the late Lou Gehrig, Hall of Fame first baseman for the New York Yankees. JUAN MARICHAL FAILS Seven Score Against Giants' Ace in Dominican League Santo Domingo (AP) — Juan Marichal, ace of the San Fran cisco Giants’ pitching staff, was shelled from the mound as the Aguilas Cibaenas defeated the Escogido team, 8-6, in the playoffs for the Dominican baseball champoinship last night. Marichal, a 21-game winner in the National league last year, was rocked for seven runs and eight hits in less than five innings. The most damaging blow was a home run by Willie Smith, Los Angeles Angels’ outfielder. The 27-year-old right-hander pitched despite a boil under his right arm. He has not yet signed his 1965 contract with the Giants. Missouri Junior College Conference Conf W L Moberly ....................................3 < Southwest Baptist ......................... 3 Flat River ................................3 : Hannibal (St. Louis Ext.) ............. 1 . 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