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Twins Coach Typifies Desire Hustle Keys Sports Success Hustle is the key to winning, Billy Martin, third base coach for the Minnesota Twins, told a packed house at the Jaycec sponsored father-son banquet for Little Leaguers in the Elk's Club here Wednesday night. "If you give 100 p«r e*nt, you can be whatever you want to be," Martin »atd. The mild-mannered and soft- spoken coach has mellowed since the days when he was the fiery second-base sparkplug for the New York Yankees and played in seven World Series. Described by the venerable Casey Stengel as "my kind of ball player," Martin typifies the athlete who overcame the handicap of size to reach the heights in professional baseball. "I made up my mind to play professional baseball when I was 14 years old," he said. ''When I graduated from high school in Berkley, Calif. I was CARROLL KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS THANKSGIVING DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT NOVEMBER IB AT THI CLUBROOMS Music by Richard Damstrom and His Orchestra Dancing 1:30-12:30—Lunch Aft«r Admission $1.00 Per Knights, Thtlr L»dl»i and Guests fiiiiuiM\\YY\> 5' 8" and weighed 120 pounds and everybody said 1 was too small and wouldn't make it." Martin broke into professional baseball at the age of 17 under Casey Stengel on t h c west coast. His second professional manager was the late Charley Drcsscn. He reached the pinnacle of lls success with the New York Yankees before he wound up tiis playing career with t h c Twins in 1961. His lifetime batting average was .257 and in 1953 he belted 17 home runs despite his comparatively small stature. "Although I played In seven World Series, my biggest thrill was in 1965 when the Twins won the pennant," he so id. In addition to handling the third base coaching chores for the Minnesota club, Martin is charged with coaching infielders. It takes constant practice and honesty to be a good ball player, Martin told his young listeners. "You must find out your mistakes and work to correct them," he said. "And above all else you must listen no matter who is talking." Pride and desire can make up for lack of size and the competitor who puts out 100 per cent is tough to beat, he emphasized. 2 Times Herald, Carroll, la. Thursday, Nov. 16, 1967 "Hustle is important even in running out a pop-up or what looks like a sure out because you never know when the opposition will make an error and you can take advantage of their mistakes," he said. Martin looks for another four-team dog fight for the American League crown next year but frankly doesn't expect the Boston Red Sox to repeat. "Each of the three other top teams were stronger all around," he said. The Twins coach listed his own club, Detroit and Chicago as the top threats to Boston. "We played poorly in our last two games or we would have been in the series," he said. "If Jim Kaat could have finished in next to the last game, we would have won." In looking ahead to n»jct season, the Twins are dot* perately seeking a catcher and another relief pitcher. "I don't know where we will find them, or how much we will have to give up to get them," he said. Tom Schapman was master of ceremonies at the banquet and John Bruner and Terry Hyland were co-chairman for the affair. Indiana Home for Grid Stars CHICAGO (AP) - Back home in Indiana, All-America bids are shining bright this football season. You can start with Purdue's remarkable halfback, Lcroy Keyes, and add a few of his standout Boilermaker teammates, plus some glittering performers from amazing Indiana and still-bristling Notre Dame. In a turnabout from last season, when two Midwest powers — Notre Dame and Michigan State — loaded The Associated Press' first two All-America teams with superstar seniors, a youth movement prevails in the Hoosier land surge of talent. Keyes. the fantastic Boilermaker who leads the nation in scoring with 108 points on 18 touchdowns, is only a junior. Even younger sparklers are such sophomores as Mike Phipps, third-ranked Purdue's quarterback who is No. 3 nationally in total offense, and fifth-ranked Indiana's Whiz-Kid trio of quarterback Harry Gonso, flanker Jade Butcher and halfback John Isenbarger. Other juniors putting up big steam for the Boilermakers in- clude fullback Perry Williams, tight end Marion Griffin, linebacker Dick Marvel, and middle guard Chuck Kyle. But also high on the AP's regional screening board All- America list are such senior Purdue stalwarts as offensive guard Bob Sebeck, defensive end George Olion and linebacker Frank Burke. Sebeck, Williams and Kyle were cited especially by Dick Cullum, board member from the Minneapolis Tribune, following Purdue's 41-12 pasting of Minnesota. Notre Dame, gathering momentum after earlier setbacks by Purdue and Southern California, has top All-America candidates. Army Bid Nixed by Top Brass NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Sugar Bowl has been quietly informed that "powerful people in high places" don't think Army's football team should play in a postseason game be* cause of the Vietnam war. This new development changes fluid situation for tho Sugar Bowl once again with. North Carolina State, Pwm State, Louisiana Stato, Au* burn, Mississippi, Miami, CATCH US WHILE WE'RE CATCHING UP! We lost 61 days of business due to the strike. We're going to make up for lost time with Better Deals on Better Idea Fords! IMS Fold showed quiiln thin i »17,000 Rolli-ltoyct Sllvir Cloud III. INt Fort ilMwtd III null! ilttnUti uilnit Europi'i flniit luxury cm. 1967 ford ihowii II t rmitd dwiblllt)' by mrlni HI in Olympic ikl (limp. 1968 FORD Quiet. Strong. Beautiful. 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Pla., and Wyoming all some- whore In the picture. "As of this moment, I would say we would probably have either North Carolina State or Penn State vs. either Auburn or Miami," said one Sugar Bowl official privately. "But a great deal depends on the outcome of this Saturday's games." Ho quickly added: "The situation could change again within the next hour or two. After all, its been changing like a newborn baby's diapers all week." Army's football players were informed Wednesday that there would be no bowl game, the Sugar Bowl has learned. It was also learned here that unless Rep. F. Edward Hebert, D-La., the ranking majority member of the House Armed Services Committee, is able to change some minds in Washington quickly, there will be an official announcement from West Point, N.Y., sometime today about Army's no bowl policy this year. "The idea of appearing In a bowl met with military approval all the way up to the Pentagon," another Sugar Bowler confided. "But something apparently happened." Pheasant Hunt For Vets Sunday A pheasants-for-veterans hunt has been planned in the Carroll area on Sunday by Maurice Dunn Post No. 7, American Legion, committee chairmen Joe Drapcho and Lou Voyles announced. Hunting teams will be captained by Dick Happe, Dave McHugh, Al Gute, Barney Bolster, Ike Auen, Walt Wieckhorst, Dick Wiebers and Harry Rotert. The pheasants bagged in the special hunt will be cleaned and dressed and will be sent to the Veterans Hospital. Hunters who wish to contribute pheasants are asked to clean and dress the birds and take them to either Brenny's or Bernholtz Lockers for processing. K-State's Davis Ignores Injuries MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Cornelius Davis is a quiet, extremely proud, young man from St. Louis who plays when he's hurt. He's also a great tailback on a losing team, already the top career rusher in Kansas Yanks Top Attraction BOSTON (AP) - Win or lose, the New York Yankees still are the top drawing card on the road in the American League. Despite a ninth-place finish this season, the Yankees drew 1,364,783 fans away from home, helping the league to a record attendance of 11,336,* 923. A league spokesman said Wednesday that according to records available the Yankees topped the circuit in road attendance for the 18th straight year. Six other clubs topped the one million mark, also setting a league mark for the most teams surpassing that mark in road attendance. Minnesota drew 1,325,806 to rank No. 2. The Chicago White Sox were a better drawing card away from home, attracting 1,277,404 fan on the road compared with just 985,364 at home. The Boston Red Sox showed the biggest gain in road attend ance as they leaped from a ninth-place finish in 1966 to the pennant. The Red Sox drew 1, 171,688 fans on the road, 383,153 more than last year. Baltimore's 1966 champions attracted 1,145,275 fans on the road, and Detroit 1,139,121. The Washington Senators passed the million mark on the road for the first time, helping to attract 1,077,131. Other road figures wore Cleveland 995,665; California 971,836 and Kansas City 938,214. State history and likely will rank fourth on the alMime Big Eight list. Despite a persistent shoulder injury, Davis still has a shot at his second straight Big Eight rushing crown. H* is fifth with 520 yards, but . this is only 49 yards from Ron Shotts of Oklahoma. "I wouldn't trale him for any running back in the country," said Vince Gibson, K-State coach. Davis is a 6-foot-3, 202- pounder with a rare combination of elusiveness, speed and power. He is deadly both inside and outside. He was an outstanding hurdler a't Beaumont High in St. Louis and ran the quarter mile in 49.7 seconds. At hit current pace, Davit could finish this season with 650 yards to go with his 1,028 last year. Another 650 next year would give him 2,328 for his career, putting him No. 4 on the all-time career list in the Big Eight behind Gale Sayers of Kansas with 2,675; Dave Hoppmann of Iowa State with 2,562; and Jim Grisham of Oklahoma with 2,404 Hutch Bows Out As Race Driver * CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Former Keokuk, Iowa, stock car racer Dick Hutcherson, who has enjoyed his best year on the Southern circuit, is quitting racing. Hutcherson, an 11-year racing veteran, said he will become assistant to the president of the Holman-Moldy, Inc., engineering shops in Charlotte next month. Hutcherson now lives in Camden, S.C. "This was a hard decision for me to make," said Hutcherson. "But I'm not getting any younger, and this is a wonderful opportunity as far as the future is concerned." Purdue Leads All Phases In Loop's Statistics Chart CHICAGO (AP) - Purdue is kicking up plenty of dust on the Big Ten statistical football trail, leading every major department and scattering records in its title-bound drive. Th« Boilermaker* cranked up by offensive leaders Leroy Keyes and Mike Phipps, are • 14-point favorite at home Saturday against Michigan State. They already have set conference marks with most first downs in a game — 33 against Minnesota — and most plays in a game — 96 also against the Gophers. In remaining unbeaten in the Big Ten with five victories, nationally third-ranked Purdue has averaged 452.4 yards a game. The record is 416.7 by Iowa in 1958. Purdue's average of 38.0 points a game is ahead of the 34.5 record pace by Michigan in 1943. And the Boilermakers' average of 25 first downs tops the record 22 by the 1958 Hawkeyes. Individual records already in the books include: I Most points and touchdowns for a season — Keyes, 14 for 84 points; field goals for a season six, tied by Dick Emmerich of Northwestern; most interceptions for a season — seven, tied by Steve Wilson of Iowa. This week's individual leaders: Rushing — Keyes 76—542; and Ron Johnson, Michigan, 122— 471; passing—Phipps 50—94— 853; and Dennis Brown, Michigan, 53—114—517; total offense —Phipps 985, and Brown 798; scoring — Keyes 84 points, and Perry Williams, Purdue, 36. Pass receiving — Al Bream, Iowa, 28—340, and Jim Berline, Michigan, 27-298; klckoff returns—Jim Kirkpatrick, Purdue, 12 for 24.3 average, and Bill Huston, Illinois, 11—21.2; punting— Dave Baldridge, Minnesota, 25 for 39.2 average, and Pete Drehmann, Michigan, 29^-38.3; punt returns — Geoge Hoey, Michigan, 6 for 35.2 average, and Steve Wilson, Iowa, 15—10.9; terceptions—Steve Wilson 7—88, and Tom Curtis, Michigan, 6— 39. Team statistics per conference game average: TOTAL DEFENSE G Plays Yds-Avo 5 70.2 247.2 3.5 5 71.6 254.6 3.6 5 76.6 290.2 3.8 5 75.8 288.4 3.8 Purdue Northwest. Mich. St. .. Ind Minn 5 74.4300.2 4.0 TOTAL OFFENSE Rush. Pass. Total Purdue 251.2201.2452.4 Minn 165.4 133.4 298.8 Ind 188.8 106.4 295.2 Iowa 145.4 145.6 291.0 Mich. St 178.4 107.2 285.8 RUSHING Yds Avg-Rush Purdue 251.2 4.8 Mich. St 178.4 4.0 Ind 188.8 3.6 Ohio St 185.0 3.4 Minn 165.4 3.4 PASSING Att Com Pet Yds Avg Purdue .. 23.8 12.6 .529 201.2 8.5 Ind 15.4 7.0 .455 106.4 6.9 Minn 20.2 8.8 .436 133.4 6.6 Iowa 25.2 11.6 .460 131.2 5.8 Ohio St. .. 16.8 7.6 .452 187.4 5.7

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