Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on August 1, 1963 · Page 3
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Garden City, Kansas
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Foytack Sets Unwanted Feat By JIM HACKLEMAN Associated Press Sports Write? Put Paul Foytack's feat high on that li«t 6f baseball's Idubious distinctions. '.••'• The Los Angeles Angels' right-hander becAttte the first I pitcher in major le&gu« . hifttory to give ii'p f«Ur straight (home runs in a single itVninjf Wednesday! ftiffM — ail Un- I wanted achievement if evfer there was one, * * * The Standings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American L*agi>« W. L. Pet.G.B. (New York .... 66 37 .641 — Chicago ...... 59 46 .562 8 Baltimore •••. 60 49 .550 9 Minnesota .... 57 49 .538 Wtt Boston _____ .. 53 51 .510 13' Cleveland .... 53 55 .491 15V4 Los Angeles .. 53 58 .477 Kansas City .. 48 57 .437 Detroit .. ..... 43 59 .422 ^Washington -.37 68 .352 Wednesday's Results New York 3, Kansas City 2 Minnesota 9, Boston 5 Chicago 5, Washington 2 Baltimore 2, Detroit 1 Cleveland 1-9, Los Angeles 0-5 Today's Games Boston at Baltimore (N) Only tam e scheduled Friday's Games Chicago at Los Angeles (N) Minnesota at Kansas City (N) Cleveland at Detroit (N) Boston at Washington (2, t»l- night) Baltimore at New York (N) National League W. L. P*t. G.B. Lo s Augeles . . 64 42 San Francisco 60 St. Louis ----- 59 Chicago ______ 56 57 56 17 19 22Vi 30 47 47 48 51 51 414 5 7 8 .604 .sei .557 .338 I Cincinnati ..... 57 51 .528 Philadelphia . 56 51 .523 8Vi Milwaukee — 54 53 .505 104 I Pittsburgh ... 52 53 .495 IVa (Houston il 67 .380 24 Jew York .... 33 73 .311 31 W«dn*td»y'« Results Philadelphia 7, San Francisco 3 | (14 innings) . Cincinnati 9, St. Louis 2 Chicago S, Milwaukee 2 Pittsburgh 6, Houston 3 Los Angeles 5, New York 3 Today's G»m«» Milwaukee (N) Cincinnati at St. Loui s Only games scheduled Friday's Games New York at Milwaukee (2 tWi- |night) - , .: Philadelphia at St. Louis (N) Los Angeles at Houston (N) San Francisco at Chicago Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (N) Foytack was bombarded in the second name of a doubleheader at Cleveland when Woodie Held, pitcher Pedro Ramos. Tito Francona and Larry Brown socked successive homer s in the sixth inning. Th e rapid-fire barrage climaxed a night of long-range hitting for the Indians as th«y swept 'he Anjels. 1-0 and §'?. The four consecutive homers In an imiinp set an American League record and tied the major league mark established by Milwaukee in June 1961. But the Braves hit their four in a row against two different Cincinnati pitchers—so Foytack's feat i s a 'first 1 All told, the Indians whacked seven homers in the doubleheader. Fred Whitfield won the opener with a shot in the eighth inning and also it a grand slam in the second game, and Ramos hit a pair in the nightcap. Also in the AL—Tom Tresh's homer with two out in the bottom of the ninth gave New York's first-place "xmikees a 3-2 decision over Kansas City; the Chicago White fins- beat Washington r 5-2- Baltimore beat Detroit, 2-1; and Minnesota tripped Boston 94. In the National Lea>gUe—the Los Angeles Dodgers downed the New York Mcts 5-3. Philadelphia endad Sari FuiTidHCo's winning streak at nine, 7-3 in 14 innings, Cincinnati trounced St. Louis 9-2, the Chicago Cuibs nipped Milwaukee 3-2, and Pittsburgh downed Houston 6-3. Barry L^tmac pitched a fq'ir- ]uttt.Y for the Indians in the opener at .Cleveland, settled by Whitfield's homer off Fred Newman in thrf eighth. ' In the second game Ramos' first homer and the grand slam by Whitfield came in-the third inning, giving Cleveland a 5-1 lead, and it went to 9-1 -with the Tribe's four-in-a-row in thfl sixth." Ralph Terry held the Athletics to five hits, but they bunched two of them and two sacrifice flies for a 2-2 tie in the seventh inning. Tresh pulled it.out for the Yanks, however, with his clutch homer off reliever Ted Bowsfield in the ninth. The White Sox beat the Senators with a four-run fifth inning highlighted by Jim Landis' two- run triple. Ray Herbert, who won it With relief help from Hoyt Wilhelm, blanked Washington until Don Zimmer homered with one on in the seventh. The loser was Claudf) Osteen. •* First Round Jerry Wade Wins Batting Honors Jerry Wade, third baseman | (for the champion Garden City Co-op team, won the first-round J batting championship of th e new- lly-formed men's slow-pitch soft- jball league here. Wade played in all but one of Co-op's nine league (games. He got 19 hits in 30 official at-bats (for a .633 average. He failed to get .a hit in only one game, and hit at least twice in each of the other seven, contests. Five of his 19 hits went for extra'bases; four doubles and a |triple. ; His top game wa s against St. I James Lutheran Church on July 25 when he hit 4-for-4; three | singles and a double. Statistics were compiled by I Jim Concannon, They were made up from the official scoresheets I in the 10-team league. Twenty-two players had aver- I agus of .400 or better for the first round, counting only those players with a minimum of 25 at-bats. Five others batted over .400 but wer e one at j bat short of the required 25. Another was two ' short and two players were | three short. Corky Newitt of the Lutheran I team and Manager Joe Roto 1 of the Christensen Grain team of Pierceville tied for runner-up honors. Each hit 14 of 26 times | at bat for a .538 average. Roth missed one game and | was blanked in another. Among his 14 hits were two doubles and a triple. Newitt failed to hit in three of nine games, but made up for those in other contests. He | had 13 singles and one double. Pierceville batters also won the fourth and fifth places. Third baseman Wayne Reith hit .514 (18 hits in 35 at-bats) for fourth. Left fielder Loren Cronin shared fifth place with shortstop Ken Elliott of the Nazarenes, both hittin .m Cronin hit 17-for34, Elliott 18-for-38. A total of 162 players took part in the 45 first-round games but only the aforementioned six players batted .500 or better. Of the 22 pla>ers batting .400 or better, five were of the Pierce- vill« team and five of Kunz Mobil Service. Welders Supply had three such batters, Co-op, Nazaren 65 ' and Garnand Furniture two each, and Century Refinery, Methodists, and Lutherans onej each. Only Reed-Stine- n.eU Excavators among the 10 Johnnon Photo Sfrvlt ODD FELLOWS HAS w.on the Minor League Knothole baseball title here. The s'even- member local league is fully sanctioned by the K-18 Assn., so IOOF starts district playoffs tonigjit in that organization. Mombars of the team are, from left, (front row) Russell Cronenberg, Mike Dart, Gene Finke, Gale Burroughs, Ronnie Barnes, Robert Yo»t, (back row) Asst. Coach Eddie Barnes, David Downtain, Robert Proudflt, Billy Taldo, Stewart Nelion, Coach Cleve Spencer, Georg.9 Carr, Duano D.owntain, William (Butch) Knight, and Asst. Coach Marvin Wells. These are members of the A-team. Twenty boys will make up the playoff team tonight. Action Begins Tonight In K-18 District Tilts Action starts tonight at Lakin | If Saturday night's schedule, teams did not have a .400-or better hitter. Only sixteen home runs were' hit in the 45 league games, and jusC one over the 275-foot fences. That.wa s by Marvin Wells of the Kunz team. He and Gale Jones of the Lutherans each hit thre« homers. Getting two homers each were Reith, Corky Tabor and Dec Weiser, both of Kunz, and Jim Nieman and Las Peck, both of Garnand. Tho rest of tho .400 batters list: ;*l 7th place; Corky Tabor of Kunz (16-33) .485; 8. Kent Martin of Welders Supply (18-38) .474; 9. Marvin Wells of Kunz (15-32) .459; 10. Jim Nieman of Garnand (14-30) .467; 11. Doug McGraw of Piercevillg (12-26) .462; 12. Marion Martin of Kunz (15-33) .455; 13. Carroll Witt of Pierceville (15-34) .441; 14. Darrell Mowry of Co-op (13-SO) .433; 15. Mike Landson of Kunz (15-35) .429; 16. Gene Mader of Welders Supply (14-33) .424; 17. Benny Siaz of Century (11-26) .423; 18. Ray Allen of Garnand (12-29) .414; 19-20-21. Lynd Thompson of Nazarenes (11-27), Jim Herman of Welder s Supply (11-27), and Jerry Ogburn of Methodists (11-27), and Ulysses in thc first annual district playoffs for the K-18 youth baseball association. Format of the playoffs lias been changed again. Top two finishers among the four teams taking part 'will go on to regional playoffs at LaCrosse next week. Odd Fellows, champion of the Garden City League, mixes with Lakin, runner-up' in the Southwest League. That game will be at Lakin at 8:30 p.m., CST. That will be the start of a 2-of- 3 series, with the winner going on to LaCrosse. The two rivals play their second game at Clint Ldghtner Field here at 9:30 p.m. Friday. Th e third game — if necessary — will also be here Saturday night. Knights of Columbus Reds, runner-up in the Garden City League, is at Ulysses tonight for an 8 o'clock CST match. The Reds also start a best 2-of-3 se- rie s against Ulysses,. with that winner going on to LaCrosse. Ulysses won thc seven-team Southwest. League. Second game in that series will also be i<t Clint Lightner Field here Friday, starting at 7:30 p.m. If a third game is necessary, it will also be here Saturday night. all .407; 22. Larry Eslinger Kunz (12-30) .400. of sports slate THURSDAY Fifth of «ix nightB of annual district men's slow-pitch softbull tournament at 1'analer Field. Four gamca: at 7:45 p.m., 8:45 p.m.. 9:46 p.m., and 10:45 p.m. K-18 Alan, youth baseball playoffs atari tonight. Garden City IOOF at Lakin at 7:30 p.m., MST. Garden City Knights of Columbus Reds at Ulysaea at 8 p.m.. CST. Four teams move to Garden City Friday night for more action. Tee-Ball League softball for girls of ages 9-10. G:30 p.m. at diet Clcave r Field. Badgers vs. Sharks. Bowling: Women's League at 9:15 a.m.; Junior league at 6:15 p.m.; Mixed League at 9 p.m. All at Garden Bowl. FRIDAY Finals of annual men's district slow-pitch softball tournament at Fansler Fluid. Games at 8 p.m., 9 p.m.. and possibly 10 p.m. Winner goes on to state tournament latec. Second night of K.18 Aasn. youth baseball playoffs. Games at Clint Lightner Field at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Space League softball game for girls of ages 11-15. 6:30 p.m. at Chet Cleaver Field. Missiles vs. Rockets. Bowling: MUU'H Handicap League, fl p.m. at Garden Bowl. Final night of action for Mils league. however, calls for just one gamc, that will be at 7:30 o'clock. This year is the first for teams m this area to belong to the K-18 organization. Thnt group started aboiit JH41 with a handful of teams along state highway K-18 in the Lucas-Russell area. Al Ziegler started thc association and lias been president throughout its existence. It has now grown to 16 leagues and more than 100 teams throughout the slate. B9ys taking part in K-18 sanctioned leagues are of ages 12, 13, and 14. as of Jan. 1, 1963. But some boy s of 15 are eligible if they reach that birthday after Jan. 3. • To be sanctioned for K-18 play* offs, leagues must have no less than six teams and no more than eight, .'n year s past, Garden's Minor League in the Knothol e program here has been unaffiliat- ctl with any .state playoffs. But the seven-team local league wai put under K-18 sanction this sieason. IOOF won the league crown with an 11-1 record. The Reds took second with a 7-4 record. Overall, IOOF is 15-5 for the season. Clove Spencer, local policeman, coaches IOOF. Coach of the Reds is Nick Guerrero. The Southwest League also had seven teams this summer. They were Lcoti, Tribune, Syracuse, Lakin, Deerfield, and two Ulysses squads. Ulysses 'won that title. Lakin and Syracuse tied for second. Lakin won a coin flip to nab th.e Southwest's No. 2 playoff spot. The regional at LaCrosse is set for Thursday and Friday of rtext week. It will be a four-team tourney. That meet will be single- elimination, place gam, Best two although a third- will be played, clubs at LaCrosse Konsan Scores Victory In National Jr. Tennis KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Todd Ballinger of Leawood, Kan., scored a third round victory in the junior singles of thc National Junior and Boys tennis championships Wednesday. Ballinger defeated John Tidbal of Van Nuys, Calif., C-2, 6-2. The Kansan had previously upsd fourth-ranked Mike Tutvin of Hoi lywood, Fla., G-4, 0-0, 6-3. Only Six Teams Remain In Slow-Pitch Tourney Only *lx at the original earn ft*ld are now left trt irst annual dittrtot men's KiwanisWin Annual Game Kiwanls bmk«' 6t>«n a close gam« In the late Innings at Clint htner Fl«ld her e Wednesday night to post an ll-l victory over lotary in the annual Major League Knothole Imsehnll playoff. The. game was scoreless hfough the first five frames except for a Rotary run In the s«c- ond, But Kiwanls blasted loos* for six runs In the fifth inning and added five more in the sixth. Those it runs came on just ivc hits — and fivo costly-walks. Ki'wnnis had a 6-4 hitting edge. >ul got only one hit until' tka AVO big Innings, Dunne Marine cu the winners with n t.ripc and single. John Hnmmnn tripled, Jhuck Owen doubled, nnd K«n L,ftdd and Larry Stuckcr each singled. Freddy Slough tripled and sin- plod for' the losers. 1'aiil Walker doubled and Gene Tnldo singled. Kiwahig pitcher Jerry Stucker •truck-.bitt" four batters arid walked tiMo Rotary used Tony (loud- en, C. J. Godwin, and Lcc Tresner on the mound. They faulted eight and walked nine. Goodrn was the loser. Pitch sdftball toumnmrnt.undftr way it Fansler Field in Flnftup Park htf*. ' , ' At *Ukr is a.berth in the state! (oumsy slated . ho* later thl» month. Some SOO-380 fan* and play*rs turned out Wednesday night to watch thc (mirth of six nights of play. Four move names arr slated tonight. The meet ends Frl-l day night. Wednesday's crowd was tho biggest yet to see games «t newly-llgjHcd Pansier Fl«ld. In the opener, St. JanieS Lutheran Clroroh stopped Century He- flnerj', ll-e, in n losers-bracket The tourney Is double- elimination, and Century became the fourth team sidelined. Other two Ramon were winners bracket matched. In tl>c first one, Heod-Stinometz Excavators ralll« ed for seven runs In the .flnaj to nip Church of the Noza- snw top-sorded Pag* 3 li v T August i. nine, 14-9, Tlio nlglitcap Rotary Kiwanls R H 010*000 0- 1 000 045 x-11 • 4 2 . 1 then go on to the state K-18 tourney, always run at Lucas. It is set for Aug. 12, 13, 14, nnd 10, skioping th c •IStli. 1 It is an eight team meet, on a singlc-climluti' lion basis. Allen Nngcl of Lcoll is in charge of the Southwest. League. Horman lieringer, local recreation director, heads the Garden City League. Teams Advance At Two Sites DODGE CITY — Sub-distric men's slow-pitch softball tourna ments under way at Bloom ant Minneola have been producini clos e games. Ton four teams at each site will advance to next week's dlstrlc meet here. Winners of the four high places in the district meet then to on to the" state tourney at Garden City on Aug. 1607-18. At Bloom, the four teams have boen decided: Pennirogton Sporting Goods. My-D Hand-D Equip- nun', and American Telephone and Telegraph (all of Dodge City) plus Rozel Merchants No. 1. Pennington and My-D Hand-D are unbeaten at Bloom; they mix tonight. Pennington blanked P.o/cl -8-0 Tuesday, while My-D Hand-D nudged host Bloom 3-3 in eight innings. AT&T then eliminated Bloom 14 13 in an 11-innlng thriller. Rozel eliminated Montezuma, 8-7. At Minneola, the four leaders are all from Dodge City: Gam- ble's-ButJer, G.I. Forum, Pepsi- Cola, and Moose Lod'ge. No Ramies were scheduled Wednesday (.1. cither site. Both meets finish Saturday. Kansan Leads Field in First Round of Golf FLORENCE, S. C. (AP)-Grier Jones of Wichita, Kan., shof a two-under-par 69 to beat Bob Beriniitein of Flint, Mich., 7 and B in the first round of he U.S. Golf Association junior dhampion- ship Wednesday. However, another Kanuan, Peto Bell of Ft. Ililey was a 6 ami 5 victim of .Jack Lewis Jr. of the Florence Country Club. Gals Softball Tourneys Set Garden City's small-fry Rirl softbull players — about 135 in two separate programs — will have something extra to look forward to. t Director Leo Eck announced today that two post-Henaon tournaments have boen scheduled, one for each group. Girls of ages 9 and 10 have boon playing in the Tee-Ball League. Four teams make up that group: Antelopes, Badgers, Beavers, and Sharks. Those youngsters USA the pitcher only as a defensive player. They bat the ball off n rubber teo, adjusted to a different height Kunz Mobil Service upset by Christcnsen Grain of Plorcovllle, 10-2. That gamr ended in thc bottom of tho fifth frame on the tmumey's runs-ahead nile. Kunz had finished second in tho 10-toam league hero. Plercovlllc had tied -tor sixth. Hut tho flreil- wp Orainmen allowed just four hits Wednesday and rapped out 12•safeties on their own. '.Pour mora g*mes arc slated tcinlght. First content at 7:45 p,m, m a t, c h o s tho Niunrairs and Welders Sutrply. At 8:45 p.m., Kunz ROCS against the Lutherans. Losers of both tlios e ,,gnmcg are eliminated from tho tourney. , At fl:4fi p,m, tlio final two unbeaten clubi: coino to grlpn: Reod-Stlnemetz and Pierceville. Winner of that gnm« Is assured of at least second place In the lournomont. Tonight's final game at 10:45 o'clock will mutch the Welders- Nazarcnc winner against the winner of thc Kun'/.-Luthorah battle. Loser of tonight's fourth game svill also be sidelined, '} ' , ; After tonight, only throe tenma will be in the_, mnnlng for the | state-tourney b^erth. 1 Two and Baler s'inglml twirc and douhlcrl. R H I Luth«r«nt MO 001 0—11 15 8 120 120 0- & 8 9 Hoed-Stlnemetz appeared boal- en hy thc Nazarenes at the end of six frames,.trailing 9-7. But the liixcavators blasted loose for seven nin« in the seventh on just three hlU — and seven Nazarcne errors. the losers had • 13-12 hitting; margin but made a huge total of IS errors. Joe Walker singled twice nnd doubled for tho Nazarenes. Lyptl Thompson and Paul Walker each singled twice, and Wayne Thompson and Frank Hewnall hit ho,mers. For the Excavators, Virgil Hands doubled twice and singled, .toe Drelllng doubted and singled, and Lorry Fowler and Gary Palmer each singled twice. Excavators Nai'renes R H I 130 021 7-14 12 S 104 004 0- 9 13 IS Plorcovlllo had n field day in upsetting Ktinz, rapping out a dozeji hits while Riving up just four. The winners committed. Just tw:> errors, Thc winners piled up cljiht runs In tho final two frames on six lil Is. Kim/ committed three costly errors In thofre two framoa. Doyl 0 McGraw tripled twice for Piercovlllo, nnd Krrol Mill tft nnd singled. Lortvn Cron- Gene Sloan each slngldfi tyrtce, Pitcher Burl Dowell Issued fodr Scattered, hits. Corky Tabor Jfdt two of thorn : double nnd n single. iV R H H Kurtz 100 10- 2 4 3 Plercevlllt 110 44—10 12 2 innlwg. That allows the younger players to learn the rudiments of batting and fielding moro rapidly. I- iris of ages 11 through 15 have been playing regulation ball in tho Space League. Five teams have been competing: Orbits. Missiles, Titans, Jets, nnd Rockets. Eck saic' that single-elimination tournaments for tli« two groups will get tinder, way on Monday, Aug. 12. ' soon after regular-season piny is finished, All tourney games will be at Chot Cleaver Field. Highest single gam c In the 1063 Women's Internal ion- nl Bowling Congress championship was 208 turned in by Suzanne Crum of BUoxl, Miss., Dorqthy Rowe of Phoeolx and Sylvia Wen« of Philadelphia. possibly thtec Friday night then wllideckio'ith* champion? Lutheran! led nil the wny In eliminating Century, racking 'up 10 rum in the first two frames, Tho winners had a 7-hlt edge, and 17 errors wore recorded for tho two rivals. Only one of Lutherans' 415) hits went for extra bases. Ken" gnn homered nnd singled, agcr Wnltcr Ochs hit three $ln ' gles. Cksttlng two hita.'iftch Gale Jones, Gene BeiMiloy, nnd Corky Ncwitt. Century got just two extra base blows, and only one batter got more than one Tom CONTROL CO. HEATING AIR-CONDITIONING ^ SALES, INSTALLATION : AND SERVICE 112 S. Main BR 6-8072 We Servlco All Makes! Mobil* Sheet Metal Shop ENJOY HOT WEATHER LIVING IN EVERY ROOM IN YOUR HOME! Central »ir conditioning is ttw answer. And Coltman n»» it at •mjzingly low cost. 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