Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on July 27, 1963 · Page 12
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 12

Garden City, Kansas
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Saturday, July 27, 1963
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Cardinal Pitcher on Hot Streak By JOE REICHLKR AHsociuled Press Sports Writer Shout, the prtiises of Sandy Kotifax. Sing paeans for Warren Spahn. Make a cast; for Juan Marichal. But don't ignore Bob Gibson when it comes time to cast your vote for National Leajyue pitcher of the year. Gibson doesn't have the glittering record of Koui'ax or Marichal and he hasn't pitched as .spectacularly as Spahn but there isn't a hotter pitcher in the league. FAN FARE The 27-year-old St. Louis right- hander pitched a four-hitter and pouted his fifth straight victory Friday as the Cardinals defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-1 and closed to within five games of the first- place Los Angcle s Dodgers, who dropped a G-5 decision to Philadelphia. II was Gibson's 1-1 th victory in his last 12 decisions. He hasn't lost since May 19, when Cincinnati beat him 10-6. His season record is 12-4. San Francisco' s third-place Giants also gained on the Dodgers with a G-4 triumph over Pittsburgh. The Giants' fifth straight triumph advanced them to within C'/j games of the top. CinciiiLati's Hods shellacked Milwaukee 11-1 and moved past the Cubs into fourth place, 7'/j games off the pace. Houston inflicted the 20th straight road defeat on New York's cellar-dwelling Mcts, 7-3. Junior Girls Slate Listed Scedulcs for the next two 1 weeks of action in the city's two junior nil-Is Softball leagues were listed today by Leo Eck, program director. Space League play is fr.r girls of agos 11-15. Tee-Bali League action is for girls of ages 9 and 10. All games for both leagues start promptly at 6:30 p.m. All Tee-Ball games are at Chet Cleavor Field. The .schedules: Te e -Ball League Tiw., July 30 — Antelopes vs. Beavers. Thur.. Aug. ] — Badgers vs. Sharks. Tue., Auv!. (i — Antelopes vs. Badgers. Thur., Aug. 8 — Beavers vs. Sharks. Space League Mon., July 29 — Jets vs. Orbits at Choi Cleaver Fiold; Titans vs. Missiles at Kanslcr Fivlcl. Wed., July 31 — Jets vs. Titans at Chet Cleaver Held; Or- Fielcl. Fri., Aug. 2 — Missiles vs. Rockets at Chet Cleavor Field. Mon. Aug. 5 — Jets vs. Missiles at Choi Cleavor Field: Titans vs. Orbits at Fansler Field. Wed., Aug 8 — Jets vs. Rockets at Cliet Cleaver Field; Missiles vs. Orbits at Fansler Field. Fri., Aug. 9 — Titans vs. Rockets at Chet Cleaver Fisld. Mets Don't Want Him; Angels Might Take Him BOSTON (At 1 )—Outfielder Jimmy Picrsall, released by the nose- diving Now York Mets, was expected to sign with the Los Angeles Angels of the. American League as a free agent today. A source close to the Angels said no trouble was anticipated witli Piersall over contract terms. The Associated Preen learned Friday night that the colorful 33- year-old fly chaser was going to the Angels. But because of the fact the waivers didn't Vun out on Jim until noon today neither Piersall nor Los Angeles Manager Bill Higney was free to an- nouni'p the move. Most noted this season for running out his lone homer backwards, Piersatl hit .1!M for the Mets and drove in out 1 - two runs in more than 40 games. Th c loss gave the Mets undisputed possession of the modern major league record. They had been tied with the 1916 Philadelphia Athletics at 19 road losses each. The New York Yankees maintained their eight-game lead in the American League with a 6-5 victory of the Minnesota Twins. Baltimore snapped it s second- place tie with Chicago by beating the White Sox 6-0. Boston edged Los Angeles G-5, Washington conquered Detroit 3-1 and Cleveland ended Kansas City's five-game winning streak 3-2. Ken Boyer paced the Cards' nine-hit attack against former Cardinals Paul Toth and Dick LcMay with a home run and single, driving in two runs. The homer was his 13th of the campaign. Gibson has beaten every team in the league at least once. The only other pitchers to make the cycle are they Cubs' Dick Ellsworth and the Giants' Marichal. Tony Taylor drove in five runs in the Phillies' narrow triumph over th c Dodgers. Lefty Chris Short allowed the Dodgers only five hits through seven innings but needed helfl from Jack Baldschun in the eighth. It was Short's third victory in 11 decisjons. By Walt Ditzen • W& POSITIVELY THE STUPlPggT SHOT Casey's Nets Set Record HOUSTON (AP)-Casey Stengel's Mets set a modern league record Friday night, topping by one the former mark of 19 road losses set by the Philadelphia Athletics in 1916. The Mets' 20th road defeat was a. 7-3 clobpering by Bob Aspromonte and the rest of the Houston Colts. "It's a bad record, isn't it," the 73-year-old Stengel bellowed. "Then why should I talk about it?" But, the Mets' manager quickly added: "What am I supposed to,do, fire all my men? Show me where I can got other players for $25,000 or $50,000 and I'll buy them. But you can't get those fellows. "I have only nine pitchers and they're overworked. Whenever possible, I have to let them pitch Page 12 Garden City Saturday, July 27, 1963 a full game and that only tires them more. Right now two of them are hurt, so we're operating with seven. The Woodlawn Vaso, symbolic of victory in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico, is insured for $33,000. A half-size replica goes to the winner of th e race. Scott City, Ulysses Meet for Third Place OLATHE, Kan. (AP)—Columbu s will face Olatbe East for the championship of the Kansas Little League Baseball Tournament today and defending champ Scott City will meet Ulysses for third place. Columbus beat Scott City 3-2 Friday with Pat Flanagan striking out 13 and permitting only one hit. Robert Blair of Scott City yielded three hits and struck out seven. Mike Ccrn e of Olathe struck out 11 batters and was given a six-run first inning bulge, led b*y Tom Talley's three-run triple. For Expert Service See ... ALBERT BURNS with 15 years of automotive mechanics and air conditioner servicing experience at ... 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Give your vacation mail address to the circulation department, phone BR. 6-3232. Upon your .return home, your carrier.wHI resume delivery to your door. Vacationers . . . don't miss the happenings'at home and the daily features of The Telegram while away on vacation . . . use the "lay-away" or "mail-away" plan! There's no extra charge for these special services . . . the regular rate applies to either plan. Contact The Telegram circulation department, phone BR 6-3232. The Garden City Telegram

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