The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 12, 1967 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 12, 1967
Page 11
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Kythtvni* (Ark.) Courier Kewg - Manfry, JIB* 11,1MT «• t*& '^mtm, :?#;A$M •i-r^^ife*: , " ' 's:-s\:*\ •'' Cubs Come on Like Bears By DICK COUCH Associated Press Sports Writer Adolfo Phillips still takes his share of lumps, but the Chicago Dubs' Panama Flash has stopped running for his life— and started hitting back. Phillips smashed four homers Sunday, driving in eight runs and leading the suddenly ferocious Cubs to a 5-3, 18-10 doubleheader sweep over the New York Mete. The fleet outfielder, \rfio set Cub records of 32 stolen bases and 135 strikeouts — and was plunked 12 times by pitchers for another club mark — last season, went down for the count when he tried to sleal home in the eighth inning of the opener. But he bounced back in the nightcap, walloping three homers to vault into the National League's top five in both homers (11) and RBI (38). While Phillips was landing Sunday punches against the Mets, Atlanta slugger Hank Aaron was on the run against San Francisco. Aaron collected four hits — including * pair of > game. infield singles — and stole three bases before scoring the winning run from second on an infield error as the Braves edged the Giants 4-3 in 10 innings. * * * Cincinnati's league leaders dropped the first game of their Phillips, who started his power spree with a bases-empty homer in the second inning of the opener, tried to duplicate Ted Savage's steal of home in the eighth but was tagged — on the chin - by Mets catcher Bob ; Taylor. Adolfo lay on the ground dou'b'leheader to Houston 7-4,'for. several minutes while the' then rebounded on Don Pavlet-, Cubs' trainer waved smelling ich's grand slam home for an salts under his nose. j 8-4 nightcap victory. St. Louis ; Not long afterward, however, trimmed Los Angeles twice, 8-7: Phillips was back in the swing and 7-5, and Philadelphia buried ; and his fans in the Wrigley Pittsburgh 14-1 in a single I Field bleachers were chanting AND OVER IN THE AMERICAN Perry Makes O's Sick "Ole Adolfo" again. His tucres-1 Mite Shannon drUled * risk; sive homers in the third, fifth scoring doubl* in the ninth'in-;- and sixth innings accounted for i ning of the opener and delivered;, seven runs. i the deciding run with a fifth la-'; Randy Hundley hit two horn-i ning single in the second game; ers, Ron Santo and Ernie Banks' as St. Louis extended its ma-;; one each for the Cubs, while ; ning streak to five games. •";;, fion Swoboda. Jerry Buchek, j The Dodgers, whose seven-Jerry Grote and Bob Johnson i game losing string is their (pit- : connected for the Mets as theigesl since 1964, battled from clubs tied the major league j behind in the opener, with Jim record of 11 circuits in one: Lefebvre's three-run homer game. i capping a four-run burst in .(he "I'm happy when I make Kie ninth. But St. Louis won it on fans happy," Phillips exclaimed Shannon's double after singles,, after raising his batting average by Roger Maris and Orlando to .314 with six hits in nine trips j Cepeda. to tie plate. "I don't try to hiti Maris stroked three hits in th« home runs. I just try to meet first game and wrapped up the the ball." j nightcap victory with a seventh + * * j inning homer. ::,, The Braves snapped a 3-3 H«! .f im *™™& p ^'f ^ ^ ? in the 10th when Aaron singled. 'J>te white the Phillies bombed stolr second and flashed home ( ° ur Plttsbur ^ F lWurs)hfor , 'j as first baseman Jack Hiatl ^-run explosioj, in the tot By ED SCHUYLER JR. Associated Press Sports Writer Jim Perry provided the Minnesota Twins with relief in more ways than one and then went home in an effort to get some for himself. Perry, suffering from a sore throat and fever, entered the second game of a doubleheader Sunday in the third inning. He left after the sixth inning and Went home. In between his arrival and departure, the veteran right- hander was tough on Baltimore batters, hit a two-run homer and another run as the Twins won 10-7 after losing ttie opener 5-2. While the Twins and Orioles •were splitting, the Chicago White Sox moved into first place in the American League by a game over Detroit. The White Sox scored 2-1 and 3-2 victories over the New York Yankees, and Detroit lost 6-4 to California. Cleveland beat Kansas City 12-1 and 3-2 and Boston split with Washington, winning 4-3 Before losing 8-7 in other AL games. Perry, now 2-4, relieved Jim 'Mudcat" Grant in the third inning with two runs in and a man on third. He gave up a run- scoring single and then got the next two men to end the inning. * * » Minnesota tied the game at 44 in the fifth when Ted UMaen- der singled and Perry hit his first homer, and won the game in the sixth with four runs. Singles by Tony Oliva and Bob Allison and a walk to Rich Rollins loaded the bases. Then after a force out at home, Russ Nixon tripled and Perry singled. The six-hit pitching of Bill Dillman and Curt Blefary's two- run homer in the fifth inning, which broke a 2-2 tie, gave Baltimore its first-game victory. Wayne Causey's RBI single in the fourth inning broke a 1-1 tie in the first game and Gerr yMc- Nertney hit a three-run homer in the fourth of the nightcap for Chicago's sweep. Bruce Howard held the Yankees hitless in the second game until Joe Pepitone singled in the seventh. Howard needed relief help in the ninth when Ruben Amaro doubled and Jake Gibbs homered. The Yankees tied the first game on singles by Horace Clark, Amaro and Mickey Mantle. The White Sox had scored in the first on Walt Williams' double and Don Buford's single. Mantle's pinch hit appearance in the second game tied him with Lou Gehrig for most games played by a Yankee—2,164. A Bat Day crowd of 62,582—largest in the majjors since 1965— watched the games. CUTTING OUT—Ed Hayes found a large cake in the shape of a football field on his desk Friday afternoon when he returned to the office. Employ- es gave hun gifts, shared his cake' and bade hun goodbye. He'll be sports editor of the Orlando, Fla., Star. (Courier News Photo) SOCCER National League Eastern Division W. L. T. Pts. GA GA Baltimore .. Pittsburgh .. Atlanta ...... Philadelphia New York Oakland St. Louis ... Los Angeles Chicago Toronto 634 67 19 17 563 63 30 34 5 4 3 61 25 19 5 24 56 18 9 2 7 3 33 13 20 Weste n Division 3 2 77 24 18 6 3 4 67 20 14 4 4 7 63 18 20 2 6 7 49 17 25 ..... 4 9 1 492331 Saturday's Results Baltimore 3, Toronto 2 Only game scheduled Sunday's Results St. Louis 0, Philadelphia 0, tie Los Angeles 3, Pittsburgh 0 Only games scheduled United Association Eastern Division W.. T. Pts. GF 6A Cleveland 302883 Washington ..212796 Detroit 103654 Toronto 121355 New York .... 03 2. 2 4 9 Boston ........ 032214 Western Division Los Angeles ..2 0 2 6 53 Vancouver ... 2 1 1 5 7 8 San Francisco 2 2 0 4 11 9 Houston 11245,5 Chicago -.1' 1 2 4 5 5 Dallas 1-2-1326 Saturday's Results Houston 2, Dallas ,0 Only game scheduled Sunday's Results Cleveland 4, San Francisco 1 Washington 2, Detroit 2, tie Chicago 3, New York 2 Los Angeles 2, Toronto 1 Vancouver 1, Boston 0 GOOSEY'S Tin Shop & Garag* No. «th * W; Moaltrte CLOSEOUT! 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Washington put on a four-run rally in the sixth inning for its victory after Boston had won the opener on Tony Conigliaro's run-scoring single off pitcher Dave Baldwin's left wrist. dropped the thro, from third > nn '"g - ***** Tot ! y roppe e o, , baseman J,m Hart on Denis ° r s < nple and _ doub!es Aaron's hustle enabled left- i hander benny Lemaster. whoj went the distance, to gain his \ seventh victory in eight d eri- : sions in a duel with loser Juan Maridial. 9-5. '-. Pavletich's grand slam capped a five-run uprising in j the ninth that lifted the Reds past Houston in their nightcap., Singles by Deron Johnson, Jim ,' Cokcr and Tommy Helms filled the bases and a walk to Leo Cardenas forced in the tying run before Pavletich connected ! against Dan Schneider. t it' • Milt Pappas picked up the victory in relief after taking the loss in the opener as Bob Asprc- monte paced the Astros' attack i with a homer and double. 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