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Wednesday Evening, June 5, 1957. Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Fifteen Berries Claim Third In NCC Baseball Standings Logan Rallies to Nip Richmond for 6th Win Once-Beaten Marion Giants Apparently Are Conference Champions After Blanking Tech of Indianapolis, 3-0. Unless somebody finds a different solution to this contused North Central conference baseball arrangement, Logansport apparently nailed down third place in the standings as a result of Tuesday's closing 2 to 1 conquest of Richmond. Marion, meanwhile, is claiming the championship on the basis of its 7-1 record and the fact that no other contender has fewer than two losses on their baseball record. Dick Persinger shut out Tech on two hits, 3 to 0, to clinch the title, although the Giants still have a makeup contest against Jell of Lafayette on the books. The two rival battled to a scoreless tie in five innings at Lafayette April 26 before rain called a halt. The picture becomes clouded •when you consider that Tech and Jeff also have a makeup game, but Tech officials reportely told Marion they did not plan to play it since the Indianapolis school term is complete. In that case, a Marion-Lafayette tussle would have no bearing on Twelve Mile Little League Set to Open TWELVE MILE — Twelve Mile will open its first Little League baseball campaign with a parade at 6 o'clock Thursday evening under the direction of the Lions' club. Units will form at the east end of the community near the site of the new medical building and travel down to the ball park. Jack Rockey will manage the Dodgers, assisted by Don Book- waiter and Larry Moss. The Flying Aces will be skippered by Fred Skiner with Harold Johnston and Richard Bookwalter as coaches. Dale Skinner will direct the Hawkeyes with Yoris Lowe and John Yeargin serving as coaches. Wally Townsend heads the Blue Thursday's Games Chicago at Brooklyn, night Milwaukee at New York Cincinnati at Philadelphia, night St. Louis at Pittsburgh the pennant since Marion still Caps, assisted by Don Heiden and •would boast a higher percentage even losing to Jeff. From these scrambled figures George Kundle, Sr. Managing the Flying Hatchets will be Howard Corn with Karl emerge the following standings of; Sm ' tf > a "d George Kundle, Jr., as 'coaches. The Yankee manager is Jerry Lambert and Rodger Strasser and Sherman Kantzer coaching. the live leaders. W L PCT Marion 7 1 .875 Lafayette '5 2 .714 Logansport 6 3 .667 Iclpls Tech 5 3 .625 Richmond 5 4 .555 The Berries tallied a pair of runs in the seventh inning to nip Richmond in a well-played finisher on the Richmond diamond, with pinch-batter Jim Sweet delivering the winning blow. Pat O'Connor launched the uprising with a walk and scored when Richmond third baseman Shook, attempting a force out, overthrew second base on Larry Jones' pinch grounder. Sweet then singled Jones home with the tiebreaker. Richmind managed to dent the scoring column off Everett Thomas in the sixth on an error, stolen base and Ken Wright's single. Thomas allowed the Red Devils seven hits and walked two. Logansport collected six safeties, two by Fred Schue, off the slants of Ron Cougill, who also walked a pair. The victory hiked the Berries overall record to 13-3. Coach Rex Hunter also announced that Phil Berndt and Harry Elliott would receive identical trophies since each boasted a top batting mark of .360. The box score: Logansport . AP. R II Berndt ss 301 Schue cf 302 Loner 3b 300 Elliott c 300 O'Connor If 211 Watson rt 200 Jones XX 110 Cuppy rf 000 Cart 2b 200 Sweet ZZ 2b 10 1 Platt Ib 201 Thomas p 300 Totals 25 2 6 XX—Safe on Fielder's Choice Major League Standings National League Cincinnati Philadelphia Brooklyn Milwaukee St. Louis New York Pittsburgh Chicago W. L. Pet. GB 28 16 .636 ... 26 17 .605 1% 25 17 .595 2 24 18 .571 3 20 21 19 26 15 28 13 27 .488 S-& .422 9Vfe .349 12% .325 13 American League 29 12 25 18 .707 .581 Chicago New York Cleveland Boston Detroit Kansas City Baltimore Washington Thursday's Games Boston at, Chicago Baltimore at Kansas City, night Washington at Detroit New York at Cleveland 23 19 .548 6% 23 22 .511 8 22 23 .489 9 19 25 .432 11% 18 25 .419 12 16 31 .340 16 American Association Haddix and Pierce Small but Mighty Harvey Haddix and Billy Pierce are two of the smallest pitchers in the majors but they may be worth their weight in World Series gold to the Philadlephia Phillies and Chicago White Sox. Haddix, a slight 170 - pounder dubbed "The Kitten," tied up the muscular Cincinnati Redlegs in knots to give foe Phillies a 3-1 victory Tuesday night while Pierce, who scales about 165 pounds, fired a two-hitter that enabled the White Sox to shade the Boston Red Sox, 1-0, in 10 innings. Haddix' victory moved the dark- horse Phillies to within a game and a half of the first-place Red- legs in the National League race and Pierce's triumph maintained the White Sox' five - game bulge over the New York Yankees in the American League chase. Haddix shut out the Redlegs with one hit for seven innings and yielded their only run in the eighth on Ed Bailey's triple and. land Indians, the Washington Senators beat the Detroit Tigers, 4-3, and th Baltimore Orioles scored a 9-7 win over the \Kansas City A's in other American League activity. Sandy Koufax struck out 12 batters in 7 2-3 innings but needed relief aid from Clem Labine to nail down the Dodger victory. A two-run double by Roy Campanella and Duke Snider's 10th homer helped the Dodgers pile up an early 6-0. lead against Dick Drott before Koufax weakened. .Dusty Rhodes singled home Yesterday's Results Cinci. Phil. National League 000 000 010— 131 120 000 OOx— 350 Lawrence, Fowler (6), Acker (8) and Bailey. Haddix (4-3) and Lopata.' Loser—Lawrence (4-3). Softball YMCA TRIUMPHS The YMCA softballers got orjy one hit but made good use of Patterson Signs for Second Title Defense NEW YORK (UP) - Optimistic Floyd Patterson was signed for a walks and five enemy errors to second heavyweight title dclonsc stage a late rally and beat the al Seutlle today . but „„ P [. ogrcss UAW team in a feature game at Riverside park diamond Tuesday night 6-2. Tom Brown's single in the sixth inning was the only hit for YMCA. Louis iThe UAW had only two .safeties, 000 220 000- 4 9 0 a . single - b £ BiH Watson in the Pittsburgh 102 000 02x— 5 16 1 Schmidt, Merritt (3), Wilhelm (7), Jackson (8) and H. Smith. R. Smith, Swanson (5), Arroyo (7), Face (9) and Foiles. Vimier— Arroyo (2-5) Loser—Wittielm (0-2). Valmy Thomas-in the 13th inning ' HR—Musial (10th). with the run that snapped a three-. game Giant losing streak in a battle of homers with the Braves. Willie Mays and Red Schoendienst homered for New York whi!o Frank Torre, Hank Aaron, Oarl Sawatski and Del Crandall hit homers for the Braves, who dropped into fourth place. Bucs Win Fourth Straight Dee Fondy's third hit of the Don Hoak's sacrifice fly. Ed Bou-! night raised his league - leading ehee singled home Philadlehpia's I average to : ..375 and gave the , 31 16 , 30 20 Wichita, Minneapolis St. Paul, 26 19 Indianapolis 2524 .510 Omaha 24 24 .500 first run in the first inning and the Phillies added two in the second on an error, Chico Fernandez' triple and Haddix' sacrifice fly. The loss was the first of the year in the East for the Redlegs, who W. L. Pel. i swept all 12 games they played on their first invasion. •BOO' Pierce Wins No. 9 .578 Pierce struck out seven Charleston Denver , 24 29 .453 . 19 25 .271 and The national anthem and presen-j Louisville 13 35 tation of the flag by the local girl, Tuesdays' Results scouts at 6: la p.m. will be followed for Watson in 7th. XZ—Singled for Cart in 7th. Richmond AB R H Shook 3b Moore If Flatley YY Hittle 2b Chapman cf Wright c 'J'uttle rf Rhoads ss Brannock Ip Coughiil p Totals 400 3 00 1000 2100 3000 3 0 1 301 201 302 302 27 1 7 YY-Groundc-d out for Moore in 7th. Scoring: Logan Kichmond 000 000 2—2 000 001 0—1 RBI—Jones.Sweet Wright. SB- Bcrndt, Hittle. SAC-Platt. SO- Thomas 2, Coughill 2. BB-off Thomas 2, off Coughill 2. DP-Thomas to by brief comments by Lion District Governor Keith Showalter and Zone Chairman Bud Watts. \ The Hawkeyes and Dodgers clash in the first game with the Flying Aces vs. Yankees in the second am the Flying Hatchets vs. Blue Caps in the third. In case of rain the opening cere monies will be delayed until Mon day. The schedule: Monday, June 10 Hawkeyes vs. Yankees Dodgers vs. Hatchets Thursday, June 13 Aces vs. Blue Caps Hawkeyes vs. Hatchets Monday, June 17 Yankees vs. Blue Caps Dodgers vs. Aces Thursday, June 20 Hawkeyes vs. Blue Caps Hatchets vs. Aces Monday, June 24 Yankees vs. Dodgers Hawkeyes vs. Aces Thursday, June 27 31ue Caps vs. Dodgers Hatchets vs. Yankees Monday, July 1 Hawkeyes vs. Dodgers Aces vs. Yankees Thursday, July 4 Holiday Elimination tourney Monday, July 8 Blue Caps vs. Hatchets Hawkeyes vs. Yankees Thursday, July 11 Dodgers vs. Hatchels Aces vs. Blue Caps Monday, July 15 rfawkcycs vs. Hatchets Yankees vs. Blue Caps Thursday, July 18 Dodgers vs. Aces Hawkeyes vs. Blue Caps Monday, July 22 Hatchels vs. Aces Yankees vs. Dodgers Thursday, July 25 Hawkeyes vs. Aces Blue Caps vs. Dodgers Monday, July 29 Hatchets vs. Yankees Hawkeyes vs. Dodgers Thursday, August 1 Aces vs. Yankees Blue Caps vs. Hatchets Monday, August 5 Tournament The Pirates Sign Two Baseball Prospects PITTSBURGH (UP) — Pittsburgh Pirates loday signed !wo 2.1-yoar-oM prospects from Battle Creek, Mich., who attended Western Michigan University, Kenneth Lee Hamlin, a shortstop, will join the Pirates next Loner. Berndt to Cart to Platt, week while Fred William Messner, Wright to Brannock. LOB-Logar. 6, Richmond Winning pitcher- Thomas. Loser Coughill, Time 1:40. a catcher, will be assigned to the Hollywood club of the Pacific Coast League. Guaranteed Qualify. 1 MUFFLERS-TAILPIPES BLOWOUT PROOF • Rtplact your l*ak; muffler and tailpipe *t bit »arin£» • Prtmium >!«•! outlasts original in car Y.ort Mod.l Chev, 49-52 «. p.u, . . . Ford 1949-54 Plymouth 1949-54 .. Dodgt 1949-52 Buick '40' 51-53 Pontiac 1949-54 Muffler $6.29 $6.35 $7.80 $7 80 $7.95 $6 35 Tollpip. $2.90 $2,90 $3.35 $3 98 $3.45 $3 20 WESTERN TIRE AUTO STORES Corner of Third and Market Denver 7 Charleston 3 Omaha 2 Louisville 1 Wichita 10 Minneapolis 1 Indianapolis 7 St. Paul 3 Reveal Colt League Card Peck Parmeter, president of the Colt baseball league, announced the official loop schedule for the season with all games being played at Riverside park. Play in the Colt class will begin on Monday evening with a double bill, starting at 6 o'clock when the KLK Kolts meet the Gen cral Tire Jets and the Alpha Bears oppose the AtyW Pirates. Only switch in the schedule for the year will be a Sunday contest on August 4 at Fairview park when a makeup game for the July 4th holiday will be played between the Jets and Pirates. The schedule follows: June 10—Kolts vs. JeLs, Bears vs. Pirates. June 13—Bears vs. Kolls. June 14—Pirates vs. Jels. June 17—Jets vs., Bears, Kolts vs. Pirates. June 20—Bears vs. Pirates. June 21—Jets vs. Kolls. June 24—Pirates vs. JeLs, Kolts vs. Braves. June 27—Kolts vs. Pirates. June 28—Bears vs. Jets. July 1—Je'.s vs. Kolts, Pirates vs. Bears. July 5—Kolls vs. Bears July 8—Bears vs. Jets, Pirates vs. Kolts. July ll—Piralcs vs. Bears. July 12—Kolts vs. Jets. July 15—JeLs vs. Pirates, Bears, vs. Kolts. ' : July 18—Pirates vs. Kolls. Ju'.y 19—Jels vs. Bears. didn't walk a batter in posting his sixth straight victory and ninMi of the year. Nellie Fox singled with Ihe bases filled and one. out in the 10th to break up Ihe game and hand relief pitcTier Ike Delock his fifth defeat. Pierce now leads the majors with nine wins, strikeouts and has allowed only one earned run in 38 innings, The Brooklyn Dodgers downed the Chicago Cubs, 7-5, and took over third place when the New York Giants shades shaded the Milwaukee Braves, 8-7, in 13 innings. The Pittsburgh Pirates edged the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-4, in I/he other -National League game. The Yankees defeated the Cleve- Pirates their fourth straight win. Stan Musi-al walloped the 362nd homer of his career for St. Louis and now ranks seventh in the all- ti-me homer derby. Bob Gri-m's 3 2-3-innings of shutout relief pitching preserved Tom Chicago Brooklyn 000 002 030— 5 6 1 303 010 OOx— 770 Drott, Brosnan (3), Po-holsky (8) and Neeman. Koufax, Labine (8) and Campanella, Pignatano (9). Winner — Koufax (4-2). Loser —Drott (3-6). HR—Snider (10th), Hodges (7th), Speake (4th), Banks (6Lh). (13 innings) Mil. 012 010 HI 000 0— 7 12 1 N. Y. Ill 020 101 000 1— 8 18 2 Crone, Trowbridge (7), Conley (11) and Crandall. Miller, Barclay ;3), Worthington (8) and Katt, Westrun (8). Winner—Worthington 16-3). Loser—Conley (0-3). HR— Mays (9lh), Torre (2nd), Aaron Sturdivant's fourth win after the "(i3th), Schoenditnst (5th,'Sawat- Yankees routed Bud Daley and| ski llst)( Crandall (5th). piled up an early 8-1 lead Mickey Mante had three hits to lead New York's 12-hit attack. Clint Courtney's seventh-inning homer provided the Senators with their winning run and -iealth Duke Maas his third defeat. Jim Lemon and Rocky Bridges also homered for Washington while Ray Boone blasted a homer for Che Tigers. George Kell's third hit of the game and the 2,000th of his career capped a three - run Baltimore nir.fch-irming against Kansas City. Shortstop Billy Hunter's error let in the lie-breaking run and Roll followed with a two-jun single that American League New York 303 000 001— 7 12 0 third and a'triple by Danny Ricci in the seventh and neither figured in the scoring. Summary: UAW 010, 100, 0 -- 2 2 5 YMCA 000, 042, X - 6 1 3 Watson and Means; Costello, Cochran and Skelton. Davis Joins Uncle Grissom With Giants was reported from the gooly whirligig of title negotiations among rulers of the light-heavy, middleweight and welter divisions. Promoter Jack Hurley Clew home to Seattle today with a contract for young Patterson lo make his second defense of the heavyweight crown at Seattle in the first week of September. Of course, that defense probably in Ihe University of Washington football stadium against an un- selee'ed opponent is contingent on Floyd's keeping Ihe crown in his ' first defense against Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson at (he Polo new!y - acqu^dNe^Tvork Giant l?^' ?** 29 ' ^ champ is riif^Iifi- noil; hoc rt njtf *„ ..«J? ' * av 01 GU 31 S-l. now has only to yell "Unclt" if he needs help. Marv Grisspm, 39-year old Giant refief specialist is the 31-year-old Davis' uncle. Davis, a left - handed knuckle- bailer, was acquired from (he St. Louis Cardinals today for a sum estimated between $15,000 and ?2i),- 000. To make room for him, the Giants optioned left - hander Joe Margoneri lo their Minneapolis farm club in (he American Association. Nigeria amiually exports 100,000 Ions of chocolate beans. This British colony on Africa's west coast Cusveiand 100 003 000— 4 83 accounts for about 15 per cent of Sturdivant, Grim (6) and Berra. | world production Daley. Mossi (1), Tomanek (8) and Nixon. Winner — Studivaw (4-3). Loser — Da-ley (1-4). BR— Bauer (5th). Hurley, veteran promoter and manager, said, "I'll announce the challenger, (he date and Ihe silt 1 within 10 days. Also the terms." Yankees Get A's Only "Bonus Baby" KANSAS City Mo., (UP)-Oelis Boyer. only bonus baby siqned by the Athle'ics in Kansas City, was sent lo the New York Yankees Tuesday night lo complete iho ]3- player deal the clubs made Feb. 10. The Yankees assigned the 20- year-old second ba.se.'ttiin lo Ihi'ir Binfihamlon, N. Y., form club in the Class A Eastern League. (10th innings) Boston Chicago Stone, Delock (3-5) 000 000 000 0—020 000 000 000 1— 1 6 1 (8) and While. L/ollar. clinched mailers. The veteran: Baltimore third-baseman is the seventh ac-V angas £jj tivc player to reach the 2,000-hif ' - " y mark. Indians Score 2nd Victory Over Saints INDIANAPOLIS (UP) — Right-j hander Barry Latman scattered eight hits and struck out 10 men to iead Indianapolis to a 7-3 American Association victory over St. Paul Tuesday night; The Tribe banged out five hits good for four runs in the first inning to provide the eventual margin of victory. Neil Chrisley collected three hits and Ron Jackson chipped in with a single and triple and two runs batted in to ead the 11-hit Indianapolis attack. Latman never was in serious .rouble as he registered his fifth win of the campaign. His 10 strikeouts is high for an Indianapolis pitcher this season. Don Demeler, the Saints' slug- ling outfielder, pulied a groin muscle while at bat in the fourth nning and left, the game. Major League Leaders Player Club Fondy,P:!ls. National League- G. Ab. K. H. Pel 37 152 21 57 .375 Musial, St. Louis 41 169 25 61 .361 Groat,Pilts 32 128 16 45 .35: flodges, Bklyn. 42 163 23 57 .350 Thomas,Pills. 42 169 ]8 59 .349 American League Williams, Bost, 40 139 27 55 .396 Mantle,NYork - 43 144 36 51 ,354 Fox, Chicago 42 150 31 56 .352 Bertoia.Del. Werlz.Cleve. 36 121 11 31) .322 41 140 25 45 .321 Home Euns National League Aaron, Braves 1-3; Moon, Cards; Snider, Dodgers and Musial, 010 005 003— 9 15 0 402 000 001— 7 13 2 Loes, Fornieles (2), O'Dcll (4), Trucks (6), Zuverink (6) and Loser —McDermolt (1-1). HR — Smith (6th), Kell (5lh>. Washington Oil 010 100— 470 Detroit 012 000 001)— 371 Clevenger, Byerly (9th) and Berberet, Courtney (2). Mass (li-3) and House, Wikon (0). Winner — C!c- venger (3-0). HR—Lemon (7lh), Bridges (1st), Boone (5lh), Courtney (2nd). Brooklyn Notes 2 More Casualties BROOKLYN (UP)—Two more names were added lo the Brooklyn Dodgers' "walking wounded" list loday. Sal Maglie was unable to pitch against the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night because of a bruised right thumb. Veteran catcher Roy Campanella slarted Ihe game but had Cards, all 10; (four tied with 91 to leave in Uie third inning when apiece). • ' ' - - - - Ameriean League Browns Pay Winnipeg For Player Jumping WINNIPEG (UP)—The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced Tuesday night they have received a cash T i, •» u- H r , n, I settlement "in five figures" from July 22-KoJU vs. Jets, Bears vs. | t ., le clevelian . d Browns for "inter- Pirales. July 26—Pirales vs. Jels, July 25—Bears vs. Kolls. Kolls July 29—Jets vs. Bears, vs. Pirates. August 1—Bears vs. Pirales. August 2—Jets vs. Kolls. August 5—Pirales vs. Jets, Kolts vs. Bears. August 8—Kolts vs. Pirates August 9—Bears vs. Jets. Makeup for July 4th on August •. (Sunday)—Jets vs. Pirales at Tairview Park. Dartmouth College's first varsity football game, in 1881 against sol . u UJ1MB y mlul , iulla KU1 n*-iuui,. Amhersl, was pla.ved in uniforms! Ihe club's operating loss that ference" in 1955 w-ith Bobby Freeman, former Auburn quarterback. Jim Russell, president of Ihe Weslera Football Conference club, refused lo divulge the exact amount of the sclllemcnt which was made out of court after the Bombers threatened to sue the Browns for damage. But he indicated the sum bore a relationship lo the $32,000 loss the Bombers incurred in 1955. Freeman and Jack Locklear, another former Auburn player, did not live up to their contracts wilh Winnipeg in 1955. Russell said these violations contributed lo Williams, Red sox 12; Mantle, Yanks 11; Sievcrs, Senators 10; Skizas, Alhletics 1C; Boiling, Tigers 7; Jensen, Red Sox 7. Runs Butted In National League Aaron, Braves 38; Musial, Cards 37; Hoak, Rcdlogs 34; Furillo, Dodgers 33; Robinson, Redlegs BAHAMA VS. TURNER 32. | MIAMI BEACH, (UP) — Fast- American League | punching Yama Bahama of the Sicvers, Senators 36; Jensen, ! Bahamas is a 6-5 choice to whip Red Sox 30; Minoso, White Sox Gil Turner of Philadelphia tonight he was hil in the loft side by a pilch thrown by the Cubs' Dick Drott. Shortstop PeeWee Reese slill is nursing a lorn muscle in his right side and Is nut expecled lo relurn lo Ihe Ijneup until Ihe weekend series with the SI. Louis Cardinals. 29; WerU, Indians 28; Manlle, Yanks 27; Lollar. '"Mle Sox 27. Pitching W L Trucks, Alhlelics a o Acker,. Redlegs 6 1 Sa-nford, Phils 6 1 Shantz, Yanks 5 t Pierce. While Sox 9 2 in their nationally lelevised 10- round middleweighl boul in Ihe Miami Baach Auditorium. Bahama lost lo Isaac Logart bul outpointed Willie Johnson in his two fights this year while Turner, who also bowed to Logart, has knockouts over Jimmy Morris and Rudy Gwin to his credil. See actual road-test proof! DODGE outperforms "other two"low-priced trucks! They're off! All three low-priced trucks nro linud up at the bottom of a test gnida equal to the steepest hill in San Francisco. The flag dropn, .'ind this grueling test of climbing power is oliioiully underway. Dodge takes on eurly lead. sorrowed from Princeton. I son. LAST 3 DAYS OUR SPRING SALE Ends Saturday, June 8th GENERAL FIVE STAR •* orr LIST PUKE M.UI TAX AND MICAPPABU CASIN9 Staqqs General Tire "Your home owned and operated tire store" 2)3 THIRD ST. DIAl 3778 Xttte r \v0Vctt THE PERFECT GIFT FOR DAD 3 pairs of custom-fit nylon socks in a new gift box one size fits aU $2.95 t>er box Halfway up. The extra V-8 power under tho hood of the Dodge sends it quickly ahead. It's Hrc.-idy two lengths out front. And there's n 1000 ' >. test load on each one of these comparably equipped trucku. What'B more, Dodge is still gaining! 313-315 Market St. Dodge flashes past th» finish five lengths ahead of competition. Truck "C" and truck "F" just couldn't match that 204-hp. Power Giant. And this is just one of a rugged scries of tests that prove Dodge is best of the low-priced three. • Your Dodge truck dealer has proof that Dodge leads in many ways. Come in .'.. see other terrified test-photo sequences... and take a demonstration ride! MOST POWER OF THE LOW-PRICED 3

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