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June 23, 1967

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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Duds Start It with Win Bull Pen to Be Empty It- things get tough out there, American Legion Coach Dwight Williams has told his Dud Cason huriers, don't look toward the bull, pen. "I don't see how we could give anyone (starting pitcher) any help this weekend," Williams commented following last night's 8-1 win over Newport. The situation is this: the Casons have two tonight '(starting at 5:30 p.m.), two tomorrow and a single Sunday. That, together with last night's game, just about takes care,of all the Cason pitching. Greg Buys, the 'big, strong youngster from Kennett, pitched a strong five-hitter last night. Tonight, Walt Hampton is due to b^egin the first against Wai- out Jlidge with Tommy Kelly handling the second. Tomorrow, Bobby George, the versatile ttrird - baseman, is to start:with Ronnie Howell handling ^the nightcap against Sylvan Hills of North Little Rock. Then on Sunday, Ben Robinton, who has a smooth motion and the earmarks o£ a good athlete, will take on the Pulaski County team. '•. / * * * Last nigdt's debut of Buys jfas a pleasant one. The big right-hander recorded six strikeouts. Wildness got him in s o m a .spots of trouble, but his teammates came up with key defensive moves. to bail him out. All told, Buys was impressivei pumping the ball in there. ''Pretty good fast ball and pretty good curve," Williams commented after the game. 'tout he's going to get faster. He" really hasn't pitched a lot •Ofeseball yet." Catcher Pat Harper, who has a real space-age arm, helped Buys in the eighth when he picked a base runner off first to dampen a Newport rally. Then in the fifth, wifii two on and two out, Second Baseman Stan Williams managed to knock down a hard liner and make the putout. Buys walked eight and hit one batter. Bill Kinard got three of Newport's five hits. Jim Wagner, Searcy Mears and Buys, all got two hits. Buys really dumped one ... a 375-foot homer over the left cen- Mears and Kenny Beard in the eighth. The Casons Went right to work last night, picking up three in the first. Lee Forrestier walked, Phil Morrow lined hard to second, with Forrestier advancing; Williams was hit by ttie pitehei and Wagner doubled home Forrestier, with Mears' infield hit and a subsequent error scoring two more. In the sixth Harper screamed a double to the centerfield wall; Mears walked, a passed ball advanced both runners, Beard singled in one and Buys got a scratcher before Forrestier grounded home a run. Today's BuebiU By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League W. L. Pet, G.B. St. Louis ...'40' 22 ' '.645 '•—" Cincinnati :. 41 27 .603 2 Chicago •...:-34 28 '.548 6 Pittsburgh .. 33 29 .532 7 San Fran. ..35 31 .530 7 Atlanta ..... 34 3J ;515 8 Phila'phia .. 29 33 .468 11 Los Angeles 27 38 .415 14% Houston .... 26.41 .388 1614 New York .. 21 39 .350 18 Thursdays Results. Atlanta 2-6, San Francisco 14 St Louis 7, Los Angeles 2 . New York.at Phila'phia, rain Only, games .scheduled Today's Games New York at Atlanta, N Houston at Chicago Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, N San Francisco at Los Ang., N Philadelphia at St. Louis, N Saturday's Games New York at Atlanta, 3, day- night Houston 'at Chicago, 1 Pittsburgh-at Cincinnati, N San Francisco at Los Angeles Philadelphia at St. Louis Greg Boys... puts muscle to work. 8 ... (CouH« News Photo) 4 Bogies; Dot's Out American League W. Li Pet. G.B. Chicago ;...- 38 24 -.613-.Detroit 36' 28" .563 3 Boston 33 31 .516 6 Cleveland ., 33 32 .508 6& Minnesota ..32 "32 .500 7 Baltimore ..31 32 .492 744 California .. 33 36 .478 8% Kansas. City 31 36 .463 6H New York .. 28 35 .444 10H Wash'n. ••.. 29 38 .433 1H4 Thursday's Results • •: Detroit 5, Minnesota 2 California 7, Cleveland 0 Kansas City at Baltimire, rain Boston at New York, rain Only games scheduled Today's Games California at Kansas City, N Chicago at Minnesota, N Baltimore at Washington, N Detroit 1 at New York, N Cleveland at Boston, : N •••• Saturday's Games California at Kansas City, N Chicago at Minnesota Washington at Baltimore, N Detroit at'New York, N • Cleveland-at Boston, N Dot Germa'ia was due back in Blytheville today. She would have preferred to extend her stay in Seattle by one more day, but it was not to be. Yesterday, Miss Germain was defeated in the quarter finals of the Women's Intercollegiate Golf Tournament. She lost to Roberta Albers of Miami University, 4-3. Miss Albers is the nation's fourth-] ranked collegiate player. Miss Germain is ranked sixth. Yesterday in Seattle, Dot was even with Miss Albers at the end of nine holes. But on the back side, the hogied four holes and lost each of them. That was largely the story of her defeat. '» * » Sunday, Dot and her 'mother, Mrs. Jack Germain, leave for Hot Springs, Va., and the Women's National Open. Roosters Crow Roosters got back an the win YMCA Pee Wee League with a 6-0 decision over Frogs. It was a scoreless game for three innings, but Roosters put together three hits and five Frog miscues for five runs in the fourth, when mey sent 10 men to bat and left two on base. Winners had a total of five safeties, while Frogs were hitless, but left six runners stranded on walks. Burdette Rolls Brudette's Midget League entry continued its winning ways Wednesday with a 7-1 victory over the Orioles, in Y league play at Sportsman's Field. Winners scored .once in t h e second, but had their big inning in the third, racking up four runs on two. hits and two Oriole bobbles. Two more in the fourth iced it, as the Birds had difficulty solving Burdette pitching. Orioles tallied in the third, without a hit, when four bases on balls did the trick. Litttle Guys Lead US To Cage Victories By TED MEIER Associated Press Sports Writer Tiie Little Guys made good in basketball for the United States in Spain in contrast to their bigger contemporaries in Uruguay. The Little Guys, all under 5- feet-11, won the five-nation international tournament at Barcelona by defeating Spain 76-68 in Thursday's final of the round- robin. Mike Carson, 5-9 of San Francisco State threw in 19 points to lead the Americans to their third straight victory after an opening defeat by Brazil. Bill Suter, 5-8, of Gonzaga, and Henry Logan, 5-10, Western Carolina, each got 16. Robert Lewis, 5-9, South Carolina State, addM eight and Gerald William?, 5-9 of Butler University, <ix. Tlte U.S. Victory in this tour- nament compared to the defeat of a taller American team in the World Amateur Championship at Montevideo June 11. Russia won the title by beating Yugoslavia 71-59 after Brazil had upset the United States 80-71. It was a busy June day in a sport which is played primarily in the winter. * * * Jay Miller, 6-5, who played with the U.S. team in Montevideo after being selected from the champion AAU Akron Goodyears, turned, pro. The former Notre Dame star signed to play with the St. Louis Hawks of the National Basketball Association. Three other former colleg* stars also signed pro contracts. Clem Haskins, 6-3 All-America .from Western Kentucky, signed with the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. i Walt Frazier, 64 little All- America who led Southern Illinois to the NIT championship last March, signed with the New York Knicks of the NBA for a reported |90,MO over three years. Gary Keller, J-10 star of the University of Florida, signed with Denver in the new American Basketball Association which will start play next sea son. L.L. STARS TO PLAY The Little'League All - Star game is Saturday night at 7 in the' Little League Park. : Gene Hancock and Jerry Wallace will coach the American stars with James Long and Ray Davis handling the Nationals. /1AJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS Midgets Snappy In me snappiest'Midget league game of the season Falcons held off the hustling Twins for a 7-6 win last night m YMCA play.... Outhit, 8-4,'-the: Fa-Icons bunched their bingles and took advantage of Twin mistakes for the win. • • Each teams scored one run in the first. Twins added one in ttie second without -a hit, but Falcons used a hit batsman, a .walk, an error and two hits for'four runs in the lower-second. Twins whacked out four solid base blows in the third, but got only two runs out of it. Falcons had an apparently safe lead when they tallied twice in' the lower 'half, but Twins threatened in me fourth, then broke through with single tallies in the fifth and sixth. Burdette plays Hawks in to-' night's league game at Sportsman's Field. Game'time 8:00 P.M. Thurs. *'s By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATTINS - Hank Aaron, Braves, slugged a two-run homer that lifted Atlanta to a 6-'4 victory over San Francisco completing a doubleheader sweep. Aaron drove in the Braves' first run in the opener with a double! as Atlanta won that game 2-1. PITCHING— Jim McGlothlin, Angels, shut out Cleveland on three hits for his seventh victory against one defeat as California trounced the Indians 7-0. Aaron Sparkles; Cards Crush LA By HAL BOCK Associated Press Sports Writer It's a good thing Hank Aaron isn't mad at. San Francisco. There's no telling what kind of damage he'd do to. the Giants then. Aaron, who was involved in a squabble with teammate Rico Carty as Atlanta flew west Sunday night, continues to take it out on the rest of the league. He walloped a two-run homer in the eighth 'inning lifting the Brave's to a 6-4 victory in the second game and a doubleheader sweep against the Giants Thursday. He doubled home Atlanta's first run in the 2-1 first game triumph. In the only other National League game played Thursday, St. Louis beat Los Angeles 7-2. New York's game at Philadelphia was postponed by rain, and the other teams were not scheduled. Aaron's 18th home run, which won the second game for the Braves, gave the Atlanta slugger the National League homer lead . He drove in three runs in the doulbeheader with three hits in seven trips and raised his batting average to .322. In the first game, Aaron doubled home winning pitcher Phil Nierko in the third inning. An inning later, Woody Woodward's double drove in Denis Menke with Atlanta's second run. * * * That was enough to beat Gaylord Perry, who struck out 10 but lost his eighth game. Niefc ro, sprung from the bullpen, hurled a-six-hitter and won his third game. Aaron broke open the night- Horncrs Sting Hornets stung Redskins 11-1 last night in Y.M.C.A, Pee Wee league action at Sportsman's Field. Redskys were-able to collect only two safeties off Hornet hurlers. Hornets made their intentions known in the first frame when they banged out three hits for three runs. Four additional runs in-the-fourth and fifth were unnecessary insurance. * * * Losers' only marker came in the third, when a Hornet miscue was followed by one of the two Redskin bits. AnoSier league game is on tap for'this afternoon between Roosters and Warriors at 6:30 Richard Gilmore V8 POWER NOW IN GMC PICKUPS — ALSO — V-6 and 1-6 Engines 1825 MOTOR CO. 317 E. Main Ph. PO 2-2056 MALOUFS 117 South Third (Railroad St.) CPFPI Al Cl 3 Days Only drCvlALO! Thurs: • FH. . sat. SUNGLASSES „».„...„.„„,.,-., ......... ,.,.,. en. 25e .Perma 'Press ...,.„,... $2.00 „.,.„..,.„ $2.00 Perma Press SHIRTS ..,.,.,. r . M .... Short SI. Nylon SHIRTS. ......... I.»V.I.HI» .1 Short SI. Cotton . 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Steve Carlton limited the Dodgers to six hits including run-scoring singles by Ron Fair- fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniMimmiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiinnii 1 COURIER NEWS 1 = PAGE EIGHT § I Friday, June 23, 1967 1 iHlillllllllllllllllliiliiininnwMnilliHiiliiiliiililliiilllS ly and Wcs Parker. By RON RAPOPORT It took Al Kaline just one day to rediscover the thrill of hitting a home run in a winning or losing cause. And it felt so good, the Tiger slugger did it twice. Kaline broke out of a hitting slump — he slipped to third in American League batting while it was going on — with a home run in Wednesday night's con- test'against Minnesota. But the game was called after eight innings because of rain and the teams tied iWi. But Thursday, with rain still plaguing much o! the league's schedule, the Tigers and Twins managed to complete their contest, with Kaline's two homers, which give him 15 for the season, powering Detroit to a 5-2 victory. In the only other American League game not rained out, California shut out Cleveland 70. Victims'of the weather were Kansas City at Baltimore and Boston at New York. In all, Kaline drove in three of (lie Tigers' runs, giving him 8! for the season and making Hun third among the league leaders. It felt," he said succinctly, good." . Norm Cash also homered for Detroit. Joe Sparma gave the second- place Tigers something else to grin about, turning in a four-hit performance and picking up his seventh triumph of the season against just one defeat. A double by losing pitcher Jim Kaat and a sacrifice fly by Zoilo Versalles accounted for the Minnesota runs. Jim McGlothlin of the Angels turned in the pitching gem of the evening, allowing the Indians only three singles as he rode a powerful California attack to his seventh victory of the season. He has lost one. 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