Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on February 17, 1969 · Page 10
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 10

Redlands, California
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Monday, February 17, 1969
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ly FRANK lOLLE THE lORN LOSER By ART SANSON , K MAH«-HlA-TAE:^?OLEj '_J PRISaUA'S POP By Al Vermeer BUT, DEAI?, WEVE BEEN THTOUSHTHIS A HUMORED TIMES." His) !YOU WON'T HAVE MASHED POTATO SANDWICHES FOREVER. ROBIN MALONE By Bob Ubben SPone CMV>H i Redlands Daily Fads 10 - Monday, Feb. 17, 1969 Seagren not happy, wanted to go 18 SPOUTS 27 sfrofces under pgr Ow loaHiiig Ho«t WM Moier Hoepb nMCUSKnTV«*$A «IRftSalESC ' i Ff50M GROUMDHOS CW/ZgUT X KNEW JAKe HcoPLE comrr BS AKOOMD A»W MORE—IKS , , HAVE «TOPfEP LOCKlM-friECfUSSr; iwSSN THEVC GO f» aSPfSj HOOO^PEMDTHKlPr /I , UHOERSTAMOTMSr yaTKE 1 TAKirJSAieWSPAPS? ijASAN, hiOWTHATTKS ^ OSOJEK! r LOS ANGELES (UPI)-Bob Seagren is one of the few pole raulters in tlie world who expresses disappointment wten he clears 17 feet. Seagren. the Olympic games champion and holder of both the indoor and outdoor pole vault marks, was an easy winner Saturday night in Ms event vvith| a leap of 17-feet-l but he wasn't' happy about it 'I wanted to go for 18 feet but first I felt I had to clear 17- feet-7 which would have raised my indoor mark an inch," he said. "I wasn't dose on my first two jumps but had a good chance on the third and failed." Seagren's performance was one of the highli^ts of the first annual U.S. Track and Field Federation indoor meet sponsored by the Los Angeles Hcrald-Examiner. The crowd at the Sports! Arena saw several other out -i standing performances. Among, them was the fastest 600-yard 1 mark indoors this year posted by Lee Evans of San Jose State, the Olympic games 400-; meter gold medalist. i Evans was timed in 1:09.8 to; break the Sports Arena record! of 1:10 set by George Kerr of^ Jamaica in 1964. His time was just eight-tenths of a second off the world indoor mark set by Martm McGrady of Central Ohio in 1966. In the women's competition,! pert Chi Cheng of the Republic: of China, an Olympic medalist i at Mexico City, equaled her own; indoor 60-yard hurdles record of; 7.8 seconds. Foreign athletes were prom- infflt in the meet, representing U.S. colleges they attend. Norwegian Ame Kvalhcim of Norway and the University of Oregon won the two-mile run in! 8:47.8. Finland's Pertti Pousi, a Finn attending Brigham Young University, captured the long jump at 25-1 1-4. In the shot put. South Africa's John Van Reenan, who is enrolled at Washington State, captured the event with his lifetime best mark of 63-feet-5. And Finland's Erkki Mustakari of Fresno State was thirQ in the! pole vault at 16-6. The program featured a number of rday events. The most spectacular was the; distance medley relay which the! University of Southern Califor-' nia won. USC's 01c Olson and Australian Kerry Pearee of the University of Texas at El Paso: ran the final mile leg and Olson easily outran the Aussie whoj holds the world indoor two-mile' mark. Littler sets record to win Plioenix Open PHOENIX. Ariz. (UPD—Busi-! nessmen under pressure pJay golf for relaxation. Golfer Gene LitUer turned to "commercial" lliinking Sunday and won the $20,000 first prize in the Phoenix Open golf tournament The 38-year-old veteran IMX) toured the Arizona Country Club course in a final round of five- underiiar 66 to finisii the 72-] holes at 21-under-par 263, five strokes better than the tournament record he set in 1959. LitUer boosted his winning j margin over Billy Maxwell, j Miller Barber and Don January; to two strokes with a birdie putt on the 18th hole. "I hit a commercial drive, a commercial second shot and: two commercial putts." Littler said in descrilring the final hole. "I had an imofficial report I was leading by one stroke going into the 18th, but I wasn't sure and didn't want to take any chances. I shot way to the left; I sure didn't need an out-of- bounds shot at that point" Littler said the course played tougher Sunday than on Satur-. day when he equaled the course | record of ninc-under-par 62 set by Johnny Stevens in the second round. A brisk wind crossed the course during the final round under sunny skies. "I putted weU," Littler said. "I got into rieal troidde on only one of my drives at the 16th when I \vent to the left of &ie green and bad a wedge sbot But I got lucky and paired tiie hole." LitUer's round included seven birdies and two bt^ej'S, one of which momentarQy cost him the toumament lead. His one-over on the 412-yard, par-four hole boosted Jack Ewing into a ooe- stroke lead aftor 59 holes, but Littler regained the edge with a birdie on the par three seventh. Barber shot a 64, the best final round along with Larry Ziegler, to come from four strokes off Littler's third round 197 and move into contei^on. January and Maxwell, tied at 199 entering Sunday's round, sbot 66s as the veterans made a closing surge after most of the record-breaking early t^ay was dominated by tour newcomers. In a Ihree-way tie four strokes Iwck were Ray Floyd, Terry Wilcox and Ewing. The win was Littler's third in the Phoenix Open. He won the 1955 and 1959 tournaments. Player strike threatens baseball camp openings NEW YORK (UPI)—Negotiations resume here today between the representatives of the and catchers last week and their established players, includ ed Gary Peters, Tommy John baseball players and owners! and Joe Horlen. refused to while the strike is expected to e-ictend to another training camp in Florida. The New York Yankees open their training camp for pitchers and catchers in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. and the loading players including Mel Stottle- Like old times in NHL games By Unitad Prtu InltnMliontl It was Hke M times in th« National Ho<&ey League Sundagr night Glenn Hall, Gordie Howe aod the Mraitreal Oanadiens idayed familiar roles that resulted ia \ictories for two of hockey's big name players and the defending Stanley Cup champions. Hall posted his shutout of the season and 81st of his 14- year career to lead the front- running St. Louis Bhies of the Western Division to a S4 trouncing of the Minnesota North Stars. Howe notched his 18th career hat trick and goals No. 31, 32 and 33 <rf the season as Detroit bombed Los Angeles 6-3, wiule the Canadiens rode Gump Worsley's ^tout goaltending t^ a M victory over Fittsbin^ and a tie for first place with Boston in the Eastern Division. Hall stopped 26 shots and also recorded the third assist of his career when he passed to Terry Crisp who scored at 9:38 of the third period. Larry Keenan had two goals for the Blues, while Ab McDonald, Jimmie Roberts and Red Berenson added single scores. Ralph Backstrom scored twice to pace the Canadiens past Pittsburgh which surprisingly outshot Montreal 36-35. Dick Duff scored his 14th goal and Yvan Counioyer notched his 34th of the season to complete the Canadien scoring. Larry Jeffrey scored his first goal in 97 games as New York topped Toronto 4-2 to hold on to . third place in the East. Larry Hale scored two goals and Andre La Roix one as Philadelphia gained its first rictory in 10 games with a 3-2 conquest of Oakland. In an afternoon game Chicago defeated Boston 5-1 as fiv« Black Hawk players scored. Utah Aggie wins feature at Caliente AGUA CALIENTE. Mexico (UPI)— Favored Utah Aggie ; captured the George Woolf Han- PIERSALL SWITCHES RO.WOKE, Va. (UPI)-^mi-| my Picrsall, former major] league all-star outfielder, switched sports Friday when he quit his public relations job with the California Angels to become general manager of the Virginia Sailors of the Atlantic Coast! Football League. 1 Piersall had a lifetime batting, average of .273 in 16 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Waslungton Senators, New Yoric Mets and the Angels. show up. Marvin Miller, the executive director of the Major League Players Association, said Sunday there has been "no change" in tiie negotiations. He said Biere has been "no new offer" by the owners despite reports myre and S^an Bahnsen, are'lhe players were looking over aidicap by six lengths Sunday as expected to boycott the camp, new management proposal. jockeys from Santa Anita rode The Chicago White Sox were' Miller and John Gaherin,|in the feature race at Caliente the. only team to start the: representing the owners, metjRace Course in the stakes hon- training sessions for pitchers for the last time last Thursday.'oring the late, famed saddle At stake in the dispute is the , „ . „ • i , funding of the pensio^plan. ^^^^y Ma™ ^alenzuela was • ^ „ , . aboard Utah Aggie as she I The owners currently contri- ^^^^ a burst of btite 4.1 million each and have!, ^ j„ the stretch to score her i offered to merease it SI million, over Tenth Legion. Joe to $5.1 million a year. -The g^^on Utah Aggie players claim the one mUlionl ^ced the 1 1-16 miles in the ex- I rtUl be absorbed by the mcreasei jgUgnj ynje 1.41 4.5 and re- two- t„„ in tn 01 la^mr anW Ihavl . . . Two-mile UR relay vee..; fafres fourth SELL IT TOMORROW With low-cost Classified Ads mUe el^'taam fiSfh^ fo^'.V ^ ''^'win. r'lhf SuS ^ivist !^o °t^ t °erg'e*of ™J^^^ wtuion' '^e 5-10 handicapping pool. United States Track and Field WcMsion umdentified player had SK FederaUon meet held at - I, ii^^ urday mght Irt -port to their respective 15206.8O each. Westmont won the event in camps. j 7:51.9 with Cal State Long Beach If the settlement isn't reached second at 7:52.7, Occidental third and the players don't back in 7:52.8 and the Bulldogs| fourth. Members of the UR PURCHASE OUTFIELDER Iricwn. baseball will have its I ST. LOUIS (UPI)—The Sfc ' first fiiU-scale strike on its hand Louis Cardinals have purchased team bv then. outfialder Byron Browne from were Dave Daniel and Steve Mil-| • ler both freshmen, Adrian Jones' Vyenieil's skl winner a sophomore and Craig Azeltine,' a junior. Miller and Jones are both Redlands high graduates. Redlands mile relay team failed to qualify for the finals. DENVER (UPI) — Penny .Northnip of Ellicottville, N. Y. won the downhill event to clinch the women's Roch Cup ski title. the Oklahoma City farm club of the Houston Astros and assigned him to their Tulsa farm team. Browne hit .238 with 10 hom« runs and 42 runs batted in last year at Oklahoma City. SHORT RIBS By Frank O'Neal

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