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Tuesday Evening, May 14, 1957. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Eleven Major League Clubs Reduce To Player Limit Wednesday Deadline For Roster Trimming Cubs, Pirates, Giants and Phillies in National and Tigers and Athletes Already Pared Down to 25-Player Limit. A host of players on 10 major league teams today probably fall like a traffic violator waiting for a patrolman to hand him a sum-j mons. Six clubs already have trimmed• their rosters to the required 25- player limit, a United Press survey revealed, but 18 more heads will roll before the cutdown deadline at midnight Wednesday. In the National League, the Cubs, Pirates, Giants and Phillies completed transactions Monday that enabled them to square away; their rosters 48 Lours ahead of Kansas y Major League Standings York j Cleveland Boston American League W. L. Pet. 14 7 .er>7 14 8 .636 Logan Relays at | Stadium Tonight The sixth annual Logansport Relay carnival, complete with band music, queens and athletes, will be staged tonight at the LHS Stadium track. Entries were received by Director Fred Kinder from 325 contestants and 19 schools. The ceremonies will open at 7 o'clock and the first running event is scheduled at 7:15 o'clock. HE DIDN'T FINISH THE THOUSAND MI1ES GB ° etrolt worries. The Senators and the In- Washington time. The Cardinals still must cut er . ol three players, 'he Braves a re two i |, aluh ™°j', e over the limit, while the Dodgers' and the Rediegs each have one pink slip to hand out. The Tigers and the Athletics are the only American League teams not faced with rosier - trimming 13 9 13 11 12 13 11 13 9 13 7 1.9 .591 .542 .480 .458 409 .269 1V4 2V'z 4 4Vz Monday's Results Washington 5 Boston 3 (night) (Only games scneduled.) Tuesday's Probable Pitchers Detroit at Boston — Maa.s (4-1) vs Sullivan (2-2). City at New York (2-1) vs Sturdi- Kansas (night) — Carver and vant (1-2). Chicago at Washington (night)— Donovan (1-1) vs Kemmerer (0-2! Pascual (2-3). dians each must cut three players, the White Sox are two over, and the Yankees, Red Sox Orioles one each. Senators Beat Bosox Only one game was played in the majors Monday—the Senators downing the Red Sox, 5-3, in a night game at Boston. This o!f day enabled some of the clubs to get a jump on the cutdown de-ad-!Cleveland at Baltimore, night linp " | Kansas City at New York Baltimore Cleveland at Baltimore (night) —Garcia (1-1) vs Loes (2-2). Wednesday's Games Chicago at Wshington. night The Giants reached the 25-play-j Detroit tr limit by dumping four men and j purchasing right - handed pitcher j National Stu Miller from Minneapolis in the American Association. South- Milwaukee paw John (Windy) McCall was I Cincinnati sold to San Francisco of '.he Pa-j Brooklyn cific Coast League; pitcher Gor-j Philadelphia don Jones was optioned to Minne-jSt. Louis apolis, and outfielder Bill Taylor! New York and catcher-infielder Bobby Hotman were released outright to the same club. The Cubs purchased two infield- •ers — picking up Bobby Morgan from the Phillies and acquiring Jack Liltrell from Portland of the League W. L. Pel. 36 7 .695 13 9 33 10 11 11 JO 14 7 IB GB .591 .5C5 .500 .417 .304 Dressen To Be Talent Scout WASHINGTON (UP) — Charlie Dressen agreed Monday to become a talent scout for the talent- starved Washington Senators. The Nats' board of directors handed the fiery little ex-manager a three-year contract, a salary of at leas'. $35,000 a year and a title of "assistant to the president." Dressen, fired as manager last! week, decided to lake on the front office job after a brief session with club officials. j President Calvin Griffith de-j scribed Dressen's new duties as; "searching for players throughout i Major League Leaders National League PIa3er & Club G AB R II Pet. Peru Places 4th in CIC All-Sports The Bengals collected a grand total of 4fi points, 16'7 behind tha victorious Wabash mouth was second Apaches. Ply- with 50*i and Peru's Tigers finished fourth in the Central Indiana conference all- Robinson, Cip. 21 9120 36 .396 J sports trophy race 'his year, high- Hoa,c, Cincinnati 23 76 13 29 .382' est ranking achieved by Pharos- Aaron, Mil. 23 103 27 39 .379 j Tribune area schools. Musial, St. L. 22 92 12 34 .370 Groat, Pitts. 24 96 13 35 .365 American League Power, K. C. 16 Williams, Bos. 20 DeMaestri, K.C. 23 Bertoia, Del. 23 Fox, Chicago 21 80 17 29 .363 Home Runs National League—Aaron, Braves 9; Moon, Cards 6; Adcock, Braves 8; Sauer, Giants, Ma thews, Braves Crowe, Rediegs all with 5. 72 17 29 '403! ?iPi on pulled into third place with 22 .373 29 .372 59 11 78 8 !49. Rochester was ranked seventh Actress Linda Christian (left) waves to drivers during the Mille Miglla (thousand mile race) in Man- whcrc _ some tjme later—Marquis Alfonso de Portago and 14 other persons were killed. Photo al righl ghows th(j twisled scrap that was a dcath car for De p or i ago and his co-driver. Miss Christian, jcx-wifc of actor Tyrone Power, told newsmen she and the Marquis had planned to marry aftur he obtained u divorce. 'International.) American League — William, Red Sox 9 Sievers, Senators (i; golf. Skizas, Athletics, Simpson, A'.hlol- at 41, only a half-place behind sixth place Burris of Muncie. Monticello encoutnered a lean year and settled for eleventh place with 31& points. Six sports for which points aro given include football, basketball. cross country, '.rack, tennis and the United States." And Dressen said lie would PCL. At the same time, first baseman Ed Mickelson and in-j Gomez '4-1) fiolder Ed Winceniak were sold[Mi-/(:i: 10- Ciiicago Pittsburgh Monday's Results dVo games scheduled.) TueKdn.v's Probable Pitchers Pittsburgh at Chicago — Purkcy (2-2) v.s Droll (2-3). waste no time in getting a search | started. He said he plans to leave] for New York in a .day or so, indicating a possible deal with the Yankees to tap their rich farm system. "Chuck will be visit ! ng minor league teams in the higher classifications as well as major league cities," Griffith said. "He will negotiate tor p'.ayers through trades, purchases and other available means." Griffith added; however, that Church Bowling Loop Elects L. J. Burton Leonard (Doc) Burton was elect- y I ft f I al/*|p> |*C ed president of the Church Bowling league at its annual banquet' held Monday evening at the West Broadway Presbyterian church dining hall. 6 18 .250 10'A j Dressen's personnel recommenda- 'i'ons will be subject to approval Now York at St. Louis 'nifihO— AiHonclli (2-4) vs to Portland; pitcher Dave Hillir.un was optioned to the same club, and outfielder Bob Lcnnon was released to San Diego in the PCL. Robinson On Block Waivers on first baMMnrm Kd Robinson were asked by the Detroit Tigers who have to re- lirooklyn at Milwaukee night) —Ncwcombc (2-2) vs Buhl '1-1). Philadelphia at C i n c i n n a t i (night) — Cardwell (2-0> vs Hacker .3-1). Wednesday's Games Pittsburgh at Chicago Philadelphia at Cincinnati, night Brooklyn al Milwaukee American Association W. L. Pot. Wichita 1(1 11 .(i(>7 Minneapolis IK 1) lca.se another player by May 25,: Now York at St. Louis, night •when second baseman Frank Bol- j ling's national service exemption expires. It is beiievc-cl another infielder wilj be sold or traded by then. The Phillies reached UK; legal limit when Morgan was sold to Indianapolis the Cubs, while the Pirates did the Charleston same by .selling southpaw Hob Ku- [> mL ,ha r.ava to Columbus and optioning catcher Danny Kravit/. to the same International League club. St. Paul 17 10 i;i 14 13 IB Omaha 12 15 Denver 3d 13 Louisville 5 ]<) , , , Monday's Il<*sulls 'led Abcrnathy ailowod only four iS , Pau | |4 D( , nvor B .BB7 .KM .481 .4411 .444 Bell Seeks !CC Record LAFAYETTE, Ind. (UP)—Greg Bell, Indiana University's Olympic broad jump king, was rated today a cinch to shatter a 22-year-old, record in Wednesday's annual In- ! Other officers chosen were How- diana Intercollegiate Conference ard Goodrich, vice-president and | Al Huffman, secretary-treasurer. Retiring president is Don Freehafer. The Bap'jst Temple team was recognized as the league champion, succeeding St. Vincent's. A trophy will be presented to the church and individual awards will be given lo learn members Hollis Johnslon, Herb Rice, Clyde Button, Dale Wickersham, John Strey and Freehafer. jCubs Pick Up by himself or Field Cookie Lavagetto. Manager Rain Halts "SQO" Cars INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Rain called a hall lo aclivily al the Indianapolis Motor speedway al mid-afternoon Monday, but not before rookie Dempsy Wilson joined the growing list of drivers involved in spectacular crashes and slides. Wilson, Lawndnle, Ca'.if,, lost control of Ills car on the ;outhwcst turn. The 30-year-old driver slid nearly B50 feel and spun around once while practicing at about 1311 car was nol damaged. Wilson's accident was the lllh days; of practice since the track opened May 1. Last year at had track and field carnival. Bell, who has leaped 20 feel (iVi inches, second best in the world, was expected to toy with the meet mark of 24. feet 4 inches set in 1935. Bel', also is a strong contender in the 100-yard dash, Several other records may be eclipsed in the meet on Purdue University's new track—the high and low hurdles, pole vault, shot- put and mile relay. Notre Dame's Aubrey Lewis is national collegiate 400 - meter hurdle champ. Big Ten indoor titlist Willie May of Indiana is the man to beat in the 120-yard higli st'cks. Brealon Donaldson of Indiana and Jim Johnston and Billy .Jones of Purdue have a chance to top the pole vault record of 14 feet 15-10 inches. Indiana's Jerry Lane has already bettered the shotput mark of 53 feel 2% inches established by Byron Beams of Notre Dame last year. Notre Dame's mile foursome won al Ihe Drake Relays in 3:13.1, well under the existing state mark of 3:lfi.i) by Indiana in 1034. Purdue won the relay title in the Big Ten indoor meet. Oldest record on the hooks is a leap of 0 feet 7 3-8 inches in the CHICAGO (UP) — The Chicago Cubs Monday announced the purchase of shortstop Jack Littrell from Porllar.d of the Pacific Coast League. He was Ihe second infiejd- er acquired by the club in less than a day. Earlier, the Chicago club, seventh in Uie National League, announced the purchase of ulil-ily ir.fielder Bobby Morgan from the Philadelphia Phillies. Litlrel), the Cut announcement ics, Zernial, A'.hletics, Marls, Indians, Mantle, Yanks all with 5. Runs Batted In ' National League—Aaron, Braves j 25; Hoak, Rediegs 22; Furillo. Dodgers 20; Sa-uer, Giants 19; Jcnes, Phils 13. American League—Siovers, Senators 24: Simpson, Athletics 21; Doby, White Sox 20; Williams. Red Sox 18; Maris, Indians .17 Trucks, Pitching Athletics 5-0: Sanford, Phils 4-0; Narleski, Indians 3-0; nine tied with 2-0. Little League Tryouts Rescheduled Saturday Resumption of Liltle League baseball fryouts on Saturday al Fairview park was announced today by Paul Maple, league president. Boys 10 years and under CTC ALL-SPORTS (Final Standings) Wnbash 624 Plymouth !>OMi Tlptnn 49 Peru 46 Elwood 4.V-S Muncie Rurris 41!$ Koehosier 41 IIundniKon 36 Hartfurd Ci(y X3 Alexandria 32 Montic'i-llo am Warsaw 29!-j said, will fly here and will appear .practice at 9:30 a.m. and young Denver, St. Paul Players Engage In Free-for-AII Players poured out of both dug- ouls and engaged in a free-for-a'.l as St. Paul scored Hi runs in a wild seventh inning to overcome an earlier Denver lend and wallop the Bears, 14-11. in the only gnmo played in the American Association Monday. The M:nm'ajx>lis-Omaha. Wichi- Jie Cub lineup Tuesday Ernie jsters 11 and 12 years will work! la-Louisville and Charieston-Indi- Banks, who has had trouble re-1out at 1:30 p.m., according to tiicj anapol:s games a ll were postponed COLTS TRADE TACKLE BALTIMORE, Md. (UP) — The , will be shifted to third base. covering tlie batting eye which!schedule, made him a standout at shortstop for the Cubs the past two seasons, Baltimore Colls loday traded Tom In acquiring Littreli, the Cubs sold Portland the contracts of first Washington Finnin, a 250 - pound defensive tackle, to the Chicago Cardinals | baseman Ed Mickelson and infield-, Boston for a l!)r>n National Football League I cr Ed Winceniak. Right - handed Abernathy Major League Results By UNITED i-KESS American League draft choice. Finnin has been a regular since from the 1953. He missed two games last year be- :ause of a shoulder injury. Recent X-rays showed the injury has healed. the Colts obtained him Now York' Gianls in pitcher Dave Hillman was optioned to the Pacific Coast Club. To get down to the 25 player limit, Uie Cubs also released outfielder Bob Lennon, recently obtained from the New York Giants, to San Diego of- lh« Pacific Coast League. 021 001 100— 5 100 000 020— 3 CJ-3I and Bcrfaeret. Nixon, Susce IG', Minarcin .9) and White. Jxiscr—Nixon (2-1). HR — Klaus (1st). National League (No games scheduled.) Read the Classified Ads (because of nun. The brawl started when St. Paul first baseman Norm Larkor ac- cusivl reliefer Ton) Lasorda of ! dusting him off. Lnrkcr charged 0: Lasorda and the two exchanged blows. The dugouts emptied and both '.cams threw punches. Order was nvMored after five minutes and I.nrkor and Lasorda were son! lo the showers The Saints haltered a totnl of five DcT.ver pitchers for J.I hits ami the Hears made four errors in Hie noetic same. .20(1 hits in picking up hLs first victory of the season at the expense of the Red Sox. Herb I'lews collected three hits and knocked in two runs to lead the Washington attack. Ted Williams went hitless in throe official at - bats and dropped into second place in the American League with a .403 average balling race Pistons Get Kalafat From Laker Quintet DETROIT (UP) — The Detroit Pistons added another inch of hi'ight lo their front line today by trading six - five guard Walter (Corky) Devlin to the Minneapolis Minneapolis at Omaha—.ppd, rain Wichita at Louisville—f)pd, rain Charli'S'.on al Indianapolis—ppd, rain Today's Games Minneapolis at Omaha St. Paul at Denver Wichita at Louisville Charles-Ion at Indianapolis six - .six forward Ed Likers for Kalafnl. Piston General Manager Logan FOP Wins Baseball Opener Over Kokomo Club The Logansport Fraternal Order Of Police baseball team opened its season Sunday with a resounding 11! lo I romp over Kokomo on the ,,- \ this time, only four drivers been involved in spins. Wilh only four more days of practice l(.'.fl before :|ua!ifica!.kms begin Saturday, action is expected lo pick up. Some :{15,l>00 in qualification money will be handed out lo Uie fastest cars during the two weekends of qualifications, and many drivers are anxious Lo get| their cars ready for the tough competition. Jud Larson and Al Keller turned in the top speeds of the day—140 mph. They were the 15th and Kith drivers to hit 1.40 or above. Former champion Troy Ruttman holds the season's high, a fast 144.375. high lump by Jim Nelson of Butler. II was established 23 years j ago. !atu*r'.s diamond. Three pitchers combined to limil Fred i Kokomo to three singles. Two of Delano said the man - for - num. n, cs ,, came j rl n lc final inning and switch was made to build up the j produced the only run. Pistons' rebounding. Kalafat and| Lojjanspnrl touched t Devlin are only a point apart in pitchers for their National Basketball Association scoring averages. BOWLER SCOKliS 2!i!) MEMPHIS (UP) — The No. 5 pin wobbled on its edge but refused to topple and so bowler Julian Levitch lost $10,MX). After II consecutive strikes, Le-vilch missed the No. 5 pin on I he 12th roll, making his score 2'.)!). Levitch wasn't very happy, for the alley manager has a standing offer of $10,000 to any bowler who rolls a perfect 300 game. two Kokomo nils, including three- by Don Conn and two each by Gerald Hewitt, DcIIavcn and Jones:. Tho locals scored twice in the first inning and wcro never in danger. The KOP has joined the Central Indiana haschali league, which will open its regular schedule in two weeks. 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