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HEAD FTRSrVoes tommy McCraw, White Sox first base, man chasinff this ball into the stands. Wouldn't it to« Stffif everybody flipped over his job like TommJ does. " '" ' BATTING LEADERS National League '; Batting (100 at bals) - CLe- mente, Pitt., .372; Cepcda, St. 1.,. .344."Huns.— Aaron, AtL, .42;.Rose, Cin., .42;. Brock, St.L., 42. Runs batted in — Clemente, Pitt., 44; Perez, Cin., 41. • Hits — Brock, St.L., 82; Rose, Cin., '77. Doubles — Cepeda, St.L., IT; R. Allen, Phil., 16. Triples — Williams, Chic., 5; Pinson, Cin., 5; Gonzalez, Phil., S. •''..' Home runs — Aaron, Atl., 16; Perez! Cin., 13; Brock, St.L., 13. Stolen bases — Brock, St.L., 24; Wills, Pitt., 1? Phillips, Chic., 13. American League Batting (100 at bats)-Ratine, Del.,: .346;: F. .Robinson, Bait., .338. Runs — F. Robinson, Bait., 43; Tovar, Minn., 43. Runs batted in — F. Robinson, Bait., 53; Killebrew, Minn., 45. Hits — F. Robinson, Bait., 68; Carew, Minn., 68. Doubles — Tovar, Minn., 14; Yastrzemski, Bost., 13. Triples — Buford, Chic., 5; Monday, K.C., 5; Versalles, Minn., 5. Home-runs — F. Robinson, Bait.. 18; F. Howard, Wash., 16 Stolen bases — Campaneris, K.C., 23; Agee, Chic., 19. : PITCHING RECORDS NATIONAL LEAGUE Pitching (6 decisions) — Lemaster, Atl., 7-1, .875; Queen, Cin., 7-1, .875; Veale, Pitt., 7-1, .375. Strikeouts — Marichal, S.F., 115; Nolan, Cin., 88. AMERICAN LEAGUE Pitching (4 decisions) — Horlen, Chic., 7-0, 1.000; Sparma, Det, 6-0, 1.000. Strikeouts — Peters, Chic., 86; Lonborg, Bost., 84. Fights By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WALPOLE, Mass. — Frankie DePaula, . 68, Newark,; N.J., knocked out Sonny Moore, 164, New York, 2. NEW YORK - Stanford Buila, 177%, New York, outpointed Louis Hicks, 189, Brooklyn 8. LAS VEGAS — Eddie Jones Los Angeles, knocked out Richie Gosha, 175, San Francisco, 2. Harrison Goes for 4 Harrison's Tri-County Junior League entry goes for its fourth win against no defeats tonight at Monelte. Last night, Harrison enter tained Manila and got a 13-4 decision. . • ' Bobby Wayne Cook was the winner, getting brilliant relie help from Lester Davis. Bennie Atterbury unloaded a homer, tor Harrison. NEW YORK (AP) - The New York General! of ft* National Professional Soccer League ilfiMd George'Klrby, a Jtyear- old Ehgltah center-forward Monday. Sports Shorts WE LOSE BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Stewart Thibault, North Little Rock High Schools 6-foot-l, 235-pound tackle, has signed a national letter of intent with Louisiana State University, it was announced here' Monday. Thibault previously had signed preliminary letters of intent with both LSU and the University of Arkansas. : CASONS CARD ONE Legion Coach D w i g h t Williams has filled a. June 15 hole, in his.schedule. The Dud Casons will entertain Cedar Grove here at 7:30 Thursday .night at. Light .Bri : gade Field in Walker Park. AT THE ARENA Wrestling in the 'Legion Arena begins at 8:45'tonight, Promot- \t Herb Welch has announced. Another promising tag' team match-heads the card. ' '"'' The infamous Blue Infernos take on Tamayo Soto and Bob Haniby in a'best of three falls : treacherous' Phillips and Bill Sky open the'show "with a best of three match. ,IAJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS National League ' "' " W.L. Pet.' G.B. Cincinnati .... 38 21 .644 St. Louis .... 32 21".'604 3 San Francisco'31 24' .564 5 Pittsburgh .. 29 23 .558 5'A Chicago 28 24 .538 6Vt Houston 22 35 .386 15 -os Angeles .2134 .382 15 New York .... 1734 .333 17 Atlanta. ..... 2728 .491 9 'hiladelphia . 2627 .491 9 Monday's Results Philadelphia 7, Atlanta 4 Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 5 Houston 5, San Francisco 2 Only games scheduled Today's Games Cincinnati at New. York, S, twi-night '•'''.-• Atlanta at Philadelphia, N St. Louis at Pittsburgh, N Los Angeles at Chicago • - San Francisco .at Houston, N Wednesday's : Games Cincinnati at New York, N Atlanta at Philadelphia, N St. Louis at Pittsburgh, N San 'Francisco at Houston, American League W. L. Pet. G.B. Ihicago. 31.21 .596 — Detroit 31 23 .574 1 Baltimore ... 28 25 .528 3 J A Boston • 28 26 .519 4 Minnesota .. 8 27 .509 4V4 Ileveland ... 8 27 .509 .VA New York ... 2529 .463 7 Kansas City . 26 31 .456 7% California ... 25 33 .431 '9 Washington .. 24 32 .429 8 Monday's Results Baltimore 10, Kansas City 1 Boston 3, New York Washington 6, Chicago 5, 22 innings Minnesota 11, Detroit 5 Cleveland 7, California $, 11 innings Today's Games Cleveland at California, 2, twi- night Baltimore at 'Kansas .City, N Detroit at Minnesota, N Chicago : at Washington. N New York at Boston. N Wednesday's Games Cleveland at California, Baltimore at Kansas City, N Detroit at Minnesota, N New York at Washington, 2, twi-night , . Chicago at Boston, 2 twi-night MINORS— TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Amarillo -. 32 23 .582 El Paso 31 25 .554 1' Arkansas ..2924 .547 1 Albuqurque 26 28 .481 5% Austin 26 32 .448 TA Dal-FW ....2234 .393 1 Monday's Results Amarillo 5, Albuquerque 4 Austin 1, El Paso 0 Arkansas at Dallas-Fort Worth, postponed, rain Tuesday's. Garnet Arkansas at Dallas-Fort Worth (2) Albuquerque at Amarillo El Paso at Austin' Minor League Result* Denver 6, Spokane 2 San Diego 3, Vancouver 3 Indianapolis 4-3, Tulsa 1-0 Portland 8, Phoenix 7 Oklahoma City I, Tacoma 4, 10 innings Only games scheduled International Leagne Rochester 4, Columbus 0 Jacksonville 3, Buffalo 2, 10 Innings • Toronto 3, Richmond 1 Toledo t, Syracuse I HAYTICARD •A five-man battle'royal heads up Ha'yti's Th-u is d'a y :night wrestling card. 'There is no'time limit and on- y\ohe ; winner, who gets all the money,. Promoter' Eddie ..Freeman said. Participants in the battle royal will be Danny Dusak, Bob. Jamby, Luis G a r'e'i a, Bill Spears and Bull Montana. .Hamby- vs. Spears and Montana vs. Garcia are the .one- all openers. .: , It starts at 8:45. By DICK COUCH 1 Associated Press Sports Writer The Washington' Senators are making sure Mike Epstein gets' a chance to play'. . .and play .'.and pliy. 'Epstein, in fact, might still be. playing Monday night's game against Chicago today if teammate Paul Casanova, who caught Washington pitcher? for 22 innings,' hadn't caught, up. with a White'. Sox pitcher, the second time around. Ca.sanoya ripped a bases-loaded single in the 22nd/inning, .lift-, ing the w.eary Senators, to. a 6-5. victory over, ttie exhausted American Le a g ue leaders.in the longest night game ever, played in the majors.. , The ,Washington catcher, who worked all 19 innings in a 7-5 marathon loss to Baltimore just eight days ago, bounced into.an TIME CHANGE Osceola Speedway' Promoter Don. Morris has announced new times for his Friday night show.. Time trials win begin at 7:30 with' the races starting at 9. CLAY OX'D DETROIT (AP) - Despite several .protests, the. Michigan Boxing Commissioner says he will issue a license for de- hroned heavyweight champion Jassius Clay to fight two .three- round exhibition bouts in De- roit's Cobo Hall Thursday. Tve had a couple .if phone calls, and some letters.are float- ng in," said Commissioner Chuck Davey Monday. "But the opposition • .doesn't appear leayy,. and no state. efficials lave complained.".. • Clay, .who prefers to be called >y his Black Muslin name of Muhammad Ali, is to fig'it three rounds each against Alvin Lewis of Detroit and Orville Quails of Chicago, just four days before ie is to appear in federal court on induction defiance charges. He was stripped of'his. title when he refused to be inducted into/the Army last month on'the grounds he is a Black Muslim minister. " • . Epstein Gets to Play And Play...and Play . ^* . . , . **., «.H IM tU inning-ending double play in the . 20th before turning ttie tables on Chicago right-hander John Buzhardt in the 22nd. Epstein, who earned his iirst full shot in the majors when the Orioles dealt him to Washington two weeks ago, also went the distance, drawing intentional walks in both the 20th and 22nd innings as the White Sox chose to gamble against Casanova. Left-zander Pete Richert, sent from Washington to Baltimore in the Epstein trade, breezed to his first victory for the Orioles as they buried Kansas City 10-2. Cleveland edged California 7-5 in 11 innings; Minnesota thumped Detroit 11-5 and Boston downed New York 3-1 in other AL games. In National League play, Pittsburgh outscored St. Louis 7-5; Houston topped San Fran- cisco 5-2 and trimmed Atlanta 14. * * * Casanova broke up the 6-ftour, 39-minute struggle at Washington after going hitless in eight previous at bats against Buzhardt and five other Chicag» hurlers. Hank Allen walked, with • one out in the 22nd and sprinted to third on Cap Peterson's single. The White Sox then put Epstein on, filling the bases forthe tireless Casanova. . ...'• "I could have played all night," he said. "If you'don't get ulcers in a game like that, you never will," countered Manager Gil Hodges, who, like Chicago pilot Eddie Stanky, had only four pitchers and a reserve catcher available at ttie finish. The endurance exercise was , And in the National Banjo Hitter Wills His Tune ARLINGTON, Ter. (AP) The Arkansas Travelers, rained out in their game against Dallast-Fort Worth here Monday, dropped > half-game farther back in.. the Texas League standings .as first-place Amarillo nipped Albuquerque 5-4. El Paso, which was trailing Amarillo by only halt a game Sunday, dropped a 1-0 decision to Austin and now is a-game and a half out of first. Arkansas,, .in third place, is two games out.. The Travelers have a doubleheader here tonight, while Al buquerque remains at Amarilio and El Paso stays at Austin. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Redskins announced Tuesday the signing of running back A. D.' Whitfield and defensive tackle. Joe Rut- gens for: the 1967 National'Foot- ball League season.• • . Whitfield was the Redskins' leading ground gainer during IMS with 472 yards in 93 carries. Rutgens war injured meat of last teason. VTNCENNES, France (AP) Dashing Rodney, an American- bred, .wan the #0,000 European International Trotting. Championship Monday by beating the highly'regarded French mare, Roquepine.. Timt for tlw W fflllM wai 1:04, •I Associated Press Sports Writer Maury Wills, who could author a book on the extra effort it'takes to steal bases, has surprised everyone with a chapter on how to succeed in home run hitting without even/trying. He wrote it Monday night as he tried to punch a run-scoring single and wound up hitting a three-run homer, capping a five- run .sixth inning tha't carried Pittsburgh to a 7-5 victory over St. .Louis. . The home was ily his second of 'the season, giving him two more th- the Pirates probably expected him to 'hit when they acquired him. from Los Angeles last wiriter. The she '- wis not as'great at Houston ' where Jim Wynn, a home run regular, slamed his llth with two on to climax a four-run eighth inning that ;ave the Astros a. 5-2 victory over San Francisco. Dick Farrell, a pleasant surprise for Philadelphia, hurled 7 1-3 .inning of scoreless relief, protecting the Phillies' 7-4 decision over Atlanta. * * * In the American League, Washington beat Chicago 6-5 in 22 innings, Baltimore swamped Kansas City 10-2, Boston beat the New York Yankees 3-1, Minnesota crushed Detroit il-5, '. and Cleveland stopped Califor- ,nla 7-5 in: 11 innings. Wills, whose hard, work to turn himself MOD base-'stealer paid off-in .'104 thefts'in 1962, breaking Ty. Cobb's record,' has never been known for his slugging. In eight. previous major league seasons, he.has hit 10, including a whopping six .in 1962. His homer Monday night put the Pirates and winner Dennis Ribant ahead 7-1 and offset later homers by Tun McCarver, Julian Javier and Bob Tolan for the Cardinals: * * * 'Willie Stargell connected earlier for .Pittsburgh with one on as the Pirates ended St. Louis' five-game winning -streak. : Farrell, winning his fifth game against one loss since coming to the Phillies from Houston, equaled his entire 1966 victory total by blanking the Braves .on three hits and no walks while striking out eight., : He came in with two on and two out hi the second inning and the Phillies trailing 4-0 -and retired Hank Aaron, who hit a three-run homer in the first inning. Farrell retired 17 : more hitters before Gary^Geiger and Aaron singled with one-out in the eighth. But he got Joe Torre and Glete Boyer and then set down the side in the ninth. Meanwlle, Gene Oliver, recently acquired from Atlanta, No-Hitter in LL Jaycee* posted a 5-1 win over Holiday Inn in Little League play last night at the LL Park. It was a pitchers' b a ft 1 e. Mike Davis no-hit the Inn crowd while Nelson held the Jaycees to four safeties. Danny Walter) had two single* for the winners. T>«vi» als* had • food night a* to plat*. gnited a four-run Philadelphia I in the leading run in the fourth second with a sungle and drove ] with a hit.. lights in both lapsed timt ...» innings. Two previous mgni games - the last between Los Angeles'.and Philadelphia in 1964 —' had gone 5 hours and 13 minutes/Five others had lasted 19 innings. The longest games on record - day or night - are a 26-m- ning 1-1 standoff .between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves in 1920 and a 7:23 clock- topper between San Francisco and the New York Mets three years ago — the Giants winning 8-6 in 23 innings. * * • Thirty-nine players, in all, got into the game, with Bob Humphreys, the, sixtti Washington pitcher, receiving credit for the victory. Buzhardt, who came on in the 14th, took the loss. Peterson smacked two homers and Frank Howard one for the Senators, who retied the game 5-5 in the 10th on Jim King's sacrifice fly after Don Buford's run-scoring single sent Chicago ahead in the top of the inning. Richert. brought his over : all record to.'3-7, scattering seven hits and striking out eight, in the Orioles' runaway over the Athletics.'Luis Aparicio led the 13-bit Baltimore attack with two triples, driving in three runs. ' Do you realize this was more than- twice as many runs as said. . joe Azcue, who had homered earlier, delivered two unearned runs with a bases-loaded singly in the llth, lifting the Indians past the Angels'. And error by Paul Sch'aa! opened the gate* and Chuck Hiriton doubled before an intentional walk set *• stage for Azeue. Rich Rollins' grand slam homer capped an eight-run Minnesota uprising in the third inning against the Tigers, who have lost five in a row. Rollins has three homers for the year — all in the last four days. COURIER NEWS PACE EIGHT Tuesday. Juni'lS, 19«T ' Riding Acodtmy . Join in on th« fun — come, out and let me teush yon to ride a hone for only fZ.M per boor. SAM FHER Ph. JO t-2M8 3 Milei SE Bi| Lake Bridie FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY MINIATURE GOLF WALKER PARK GO CLASSIFIED Blytheville Courier News

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