Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on July 24, 1963 · Page 9
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American League Four Teams Battle for 2nd Place By JIM HACKLEMAN i Associated Pre*s Sports Writer ' The battle may be over for top spot in the American League—but' there's quite a skirmish going on : for second place. There are no less than four team s in a virtual deadlock for i the runner-up spot behind New I York's surging tfnnkees, whose' latest drive has carried them a j whopping nine games ahead of the i pack. i Here's how the also-rans in the I first division stand — Boston is second, one percentage point • ahead of Chicago and iMinnesola ' and three in front of Baltimore, All but the brioles lost ground 'Tuesday night. Diego Segui posted his first shutout in the majors, pitching Kansas City over the Red Sox 1-0.- Detroit took the' White Sox twice,,'5-1 on Norm Cash's eighth-Inning; grand slam and G-4. Tito Francbria's homer in the 13lli gave Cleveland;and Jim (Mudcat) Grant a 3-2 victory, over the Twins ending, the Indians' losing string at nine games. The Orioles blanked Washington 4-0 behind left-hander Steve Barber. The Yankees? They won again, naturally, riding John Blanchard's home run slugging and the shutout pitching of Stan Williams and Steve Hamilton to a 7-0 romp over the Los Arr^riiHs Angels. The Los Angeles Dodgers maintained their six-game lead In the National League, whipping Pittsburgh G-0. St. ISo'uis' second-place Cardinals bea.t Milwaukee 5-1; San Francisco clouted the New York Mets 9 J Cincinnati edged the Chicago Cubs'1-0, on Jim Maloney's one-lfit pitching; and Houston nipped Philadelphia 6-5 in IS innings. /•'.. " . Blanchanl -the reserve outfielder filling in for the • ailing Roger Marls,'' kept up his heavy-hitting with 'a pa'r of homers for the Yanks, who -clinched it with a six- run cluster .in th> tifth inning against the Angels. Hamilton, relieving Wi.'liams in the eighth with'' the bases filled, killed that threat by striking out three men in a row and completed the shurou't by getting out of another ba;,rs-loaded sttuatloii in the ninth. Paul Foytack was the loser. Segul's breaking pitch 6 * and low fastlialls eln'?k«d the R-?d Sox and brought the i.ght-hander his fifth victory in his last six decisions. Kansas City got Uie Winning run in the first inning on a double by Wayne Causey and a single by Jerry Lumpe. Red Sox rookie Bob Hcffner took the loss. In a twi-night doublohcader the A's will start Oralndo Pena and Dave Wickers iia-m against Earl Wilson and Dave Morehead for Boston. In addition to his clinching grand slam in the opener, Cash belted another homer in the second game ai the Tigers iwcpt the White Sox and finished thr, doubleheader with lour hits. His four- run homer came after Detroit had loaded the Iwes in the eighth with two out and gave the pitching victory to. Hank Aguirre, who scattered 11 hits. Al Kaline had three singles and three run s batted across in the second game, won by Bob Ander- Son over Dave DeBusschere. FANFARE Rotary defeated Uons In bolh ends of a Minor t,eagtu< Knothole bnsobnll twin bill at Clint Mglitner Field here Tuesday night. In the ivteam -preliminary of throe Innings, Rotary won, 7-3, giving up ust one hit. The night- cnp was a thriller, going on* extra inning. Rotary won It with two runs In tho bottom ot the eighth, 18-17. Only hit for the losers In tho prelim was n double by Palmer. Rotary got flvo. hits. Halbllcb homered and singled, awl Guth- rio tripled. Just an<t Edmundson got singles. . Pitcher Halblleb fanned six,! A pair of one-run wins and a, though the score was tied several; nnnd rallied for seven runs on; W alked six ami hit two baiters Century Hands Co-op First Slow-Pitch League Defeat Rotary Picks up Pair of Victories Page « Unnlcn Ml.v Wedneitloy, July 34. 1963 l.lon pitcher I.nng fanned six batters and walked 10. Dunlap pitched the first four frames for Rotary, giving im nine lilts. Ho fanned six nnd walked four. Reed finished. He fanned four and walked six. Lions Rot«ry R H 143 041 31-17 11 702 093 Ot-18 11 sports slate WEDNESDAY Three men's league Blow-pitch Softball gaindB at Faiisldr Field. Welders Supply vs. Nnzaronos at 7:45 p.m. Welders Supply vs. Lutherans at 8:46 p.m. Lutherans vs. Methodists at 9:45 p.m. Knothole baseball double-heu'ler at Clint Llghtner Field. Minor Leagu* makeup game it G p.m. between Lions and Knights ot Columbus Reds. Final Major League gn:ne of season ill 8 p.m., matching Lions and Kl- \vmiis. Space League eoftball for girls nt nsfes 11-15. Two games nt 6:30 p.m. Jets vs. Orbits at Chet Cleaver Field. Bowling: Women's Summer League nt Garden Bowl, 8:30 p.m. Southweflt Kansas League women's sottbnll double-btader at Chet Clenv- or Field. Smith Packers vs. Garden City Telegram nt 7:30 p.m. Coca- Cola vs. Sherman's Grill $t 9 p.m. two-run victor)' featured Tuesday's nightly triple-header in mdn's league slow-pitch softbal! at Pansier Field here. Top game, was the last one, which saw Century Refinery jolt previously-undefeated Garden City Co-op, 11-9. Co-op had won all six of Its league starts before. It was the second upset in two nights for Century, which had surprised Kunz Mobil Service the night before. In Tuesday's opener, Churcli of the Nazarene nipped Reed-Stine- mctz Excavators by 13-12 in one extra intling. The second game sow favored Gnrnand Furniture rally from a 6-0 deficit to nip Christensen Grain of PierceVille, also by 13-12. Garnaiid scored the seven runs in the bottom of the seventh and final frame. Century's big win made it possible for Kunz and the Nazarenes still to share at least a part of the first-round title with Co-op. Winner of the first round automatically qualifies for the state tourftey here next month. The winners jumped off to a 7-1 lead after three innings artd. kept the pressure on Co-op. Each club scored .11 hits and 15 errors were recorded. For Century, Joe Moritz tripled and singled, and Phil Whlteman, Dan-ell Fail-child, and Tom Baler each singled twice. All Co-op hits were singles, with Jerry Wade getting three hits. Century Co-op R H 520 031 0—11 11 100 142 1— 9 11 Natarenes led by as much as G-0 in the opener, but blew several leads to Reed-Stinemetz. The church club never trailed al- tlmcs. Winning run cam* In die bottom of the eighth. Nell Matheson tripled, then came In on Ken Elliott's single. Nazarenes had an 18-11 hitting edge in that one, and 16 errors were recorded. Dave Uhuh paced the Wflza- rone's with three singles, and Frank Hezmall homered and tripled. Gary Palmer and Ron Harmon each doubled and singled for the losers. Joe Drelllng singled twice. Excavator* R H 033 302 10-12 11 421 02101-13 18 9 trailed Percevllle, 126, going into the bottom of tlio Seventh and final frame — ami appeared a sure loser. But Gar- four hits and « pair of Ptoree-1 fol . ( ) )0 winners, Lion hurlor ville errors. Throe walks were Whltchoad fanned two nnd walk- also mixed in. Piercevlllc had a 10-13 hitting margin, and 13 errors were charged In that game. The losers made only one extra-base hit in 16 safottas. Wayne Reith singled three times and Joe Roth doubled and singled. Charles Davis, Carroll Will, and Lorai Cronin oadi sinfllcd twice. For Garnand, Kent Hummer singled twice and Irlpled, and Jim Nieman singled three times. Boxing Commissioner Wonts Investigation PATERSON, N.J. (AP)-Abe J. Greene, commissioner of the World Boxing Association, has called for.a congressional Investigation of what he called "promotion cartels" that handle tho heavyweight boxing championship. Greene, in wires to Sens. Estos Kefauver, D-Tcnn., ami Harrison A. Williams Jr., D-N.J., said that without "strong federal control and legislation... a major Scandal, possibly overshadowing any of the past, l s Inevitable." Miler Bcatty Returns WARSAW (AP) — Los Angeles distance runner Jim Beatty said he was returning home because of a sore tendon arid would not compete with the U.S. track team touring Europe. Pltrccvlll* Gam»nd ft H B 402 400 2-12 U i OOS 100 7-13 13 7 ed three. Th« nightcap was won by Reed's homer with Halblteb on base. The latter had reached bso on an error. Each club had 11 hits. R»»d was the Rotary butting standout, with tour hits In flvo trips to Ute plate. IT« singled thrcn tlmos in addition to his homer, Ortiz also homered and Dunlap tripled and singled. Plci'oo singled twice. 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Tho second-place CardinnTI posted-tlwlr fourth straight vl<S try. And .ilxlh In tho last sevTn gaums by defeating the IVtil- waukpo Braves S-l Tuesday nigM as Groat collected four singles jfi flvo times at bat. •*• In tho current winning streak", Groat has 14 hits in 18 trips Jp the plnt«, raising his National League-leading average from .3% to a hefty .343. Ho topped tjje league with a ..I2fi mark nnd earned Most Valuable Player hojfr ors In leading Uic Pittsburgh Pf- rntex to tho pennant flml tit* World Series ' championship in "The lilts are finding the holes mid I'll take them," Groat said. "I'm hitting tbo Mil as well as 1 over did, hut It's too earlv to think alxnit another batting title. The average can go down a lot faster than it goes up," .. \ VFW STAG Ham & Turkey Pries BAKED BEANS, SCALLOPED POTATOES, RILlSH WILL BE SERVED AT POST HOME THURSDAY NITE 8:00 P.M. MEMBERS 8 GUESTS WELCOME MESCHKE S SUMMER SAVE NOW ON MEN'S MEN'S SUITS a AT SAVINGS ! 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