Cards Defeat Colts; A's Lose A Pair By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Hob Gibson and Warren Spahn had one thing in common Friday night—tightening the National League race. Gibson easily pitched St. Louis to a 4-t triumph over the Houston Colts in Houstin and Milwaukee's Spahn outclassed the Los Angeles Dodgers, 0-1. The combination cut the- Dodgers' first-place lead over tho rtmnertip St. Louis to 5'i. Kansas City never got off the ground against Detroit as the A's dropped a dnubleheader. The Tigers crucified them, 17-2 in the opener and then took the nightcap, G-2 in Detroit. Fo r Gibson, his 14th victory against seven losses was almost routine. He has beaten the Colts four times this season He gave up only five hits and walked one- in a classy and rpeedy performance. The game took only one hour and 3fi minutes. The Cardinals scored four runs in the first and then settled back while Gibson fired away. Curt F'ood led off the first with a walk and Bill White bunted safely, the first of his four hits. The pair then pulled a double steal, and when catcher John Batoman's throw went into ccn- terficld, Flood scored. Ken Boyer walked and George Altman doubled homo two runs and then scored on Julian Javier's single. The A's fell behind quickly in the first contest and spent the rest of the evening trying to catch tip. But things got worse instead of belter. Two homers by Norm Cash and one by Don Wert among 15 hits collected by the Tigers in the first game against Pete Lovrich and two relievers. Kansas City oiil-homered Detroit in the second game, but the Wows by Doc Edwards and Ed Charles came with none on after Detroit had built up a 4-0 lead. Dick McAuliffe homered for the Tigei-K. Dave Wickersham took the toss. Frank Lary and Phil Regan each wont nine inning s for the two Tiger victories. Moe Drubowsky (59) will try to bring peace back to the mound today when the A's t:ike on the Tigers and Mickey Lolich (4-G). Ron Taylor (7-5) will make one of his rare starting appearances for the Cardinals who will face- Skinny Brown (4-9) and the Colts tonight. Wichita Transit Still Unbeaten WICHITA, Kan. (AP)—Dofend- iiK! champion Wichita Transit polished off Green vilk?, Tenn., 1-0 Friday and moved unbeaten into the third round of the Na- j tional Non-Pro baseball tounia- ineiii. : Others \\ithout a loss are Fair- lianks. Alaska, Wiehita (Jlass and ; liberal. Kan. In other Kamr.s Friday Eureka, ! Calif . heat Juliet. III.,':!-2; Edin- ' bur;.',h, Tex . downed Greensboro, N. C . -Ml; Ma'lison, Wis., de- ' f e a t e d Warren, 1'a , IK!; and <lar> ville. I.a , defeated Everett, j Wa: h , A ii '. Tod i .s schedule (all limes e:;- tern standard time): 1,1 a ri In-liaiiapnlis Ind vs Ci-e.'ii.'.li.i.'M N (V ' i: 1 ."!> •> in I>eii\ er. < 'nt> , vs • I p T, Chei'iiUee, ll],la., V.s. .1, U,•'.-; City, M,i. i, ", i p pi Ci and If api'ls, J\il, :, \- LM'. I -0!l Ue-.C.V:- . ! X J S f. p in 1 e.i.-l.'. llle, Ail,, v.-. \\al!>nis, |M\V.I, Big Crowd on Hand for Three Slow-Pitch Tiffs Christensen Grain of Pierce-1 villo, Gordon City Co-op, a n d j Gnrnand Furniture won won second-round men's league .slow- pitch soflball games at Fanslcr Field her c Friday night. Some 300 fan's and players turned out, largest crowd since (he slate tournament. In the opener of the triple- header, Picrceville edged Kunz Mobil Service 11-8. Co-op then followed with a 14-10 decision over Welders Supply. Nightcap saw Garnand best Reed-Stinc- melz Excavators 13-3. Kunz oulhit Piercevill c 10-11 in Kansas City Chiefs Top Denver, 30-16 By DON WEISS Associated Press Sports Writer Looks like the same situation for the Kansas City Chiefs as thc'y had when they were the Dallas Tcxans: Lots of talent, not enough fans. Only 6,865 turned up Friday night at their new rent-free diggings in Kansas City to see the defending American Football League champions rip the Denver Broncos 30-16 behind the eye-popping play Yanks Ruin Lopez' Plans NEW YORK (AP)—The trouble with those Yankees, you can't trust 'em. Al Lopez, the ever-optimistic manager of the Chicago White Sox had it all neatly planned. His team was going to boat Ralph Honk's league leaders foul- straight right here at Yankee Stadium. The sweep would trim the Yankees' first place margin over the Sox from 10 to six games. "Wuoldn't that mak 0 Houk's stomach churn, though," chortled Lopez. "Now wouldn't it?" It all sounded fine except for one thing. You can't trust the Yankees. They nipped Al's well-intend cd plans in the bud in their very first encounter, beating the White Sox Friday night, 7-2 and now lead Chicago by 11 games. Things went all right for Lopez and the Sox for four innings. Chicago scored a run in the third against Jim Bouton and Hoyt \Vil- hnlm with his baffling knuckleball held the Yankees hitlcss. But hit s by Joe Popitone, Elston Howard, Hector Lopez and Phil Linz gave the Yankees' two runs in the fifth and, after the White Sox had tied the score in the sixth, the Yankees came back with a run in their half of the inning on a double by Bobby Richardson and a single by Pcpitone to regain the lead 3-2. With Jim Brosnan on the mound in the seventh, the Yankees tallied four times to put the gam ( > beyond reach. Californian Betters 200-Merer Swim Mark OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Don Sehollander, the swimming wonder boy from California's Santa Clara Swim Club, bettered the world record for the SOT-meler freestyle for the second time in a week in Japan l ! .S. swimming meet Saturday. Schollander recorded 1:584 to i". aek the listed world mark of 2:00.:! set by Australia's Robert \Vimlle in Tokyo last April. It was the third time that S'.ho!laii'.li-r Irid mine '.uidt-r two mimU.'s. lie eiueivl l!ie distance in 1:55.S on July L'V at Los An- :'eles and c!o -!.e ! 1 • ,Vi ;> An •. 17 at To:.) d in the I' .'' .1 aKiii HUH'!. of a couple of rookies and a bright sophomore quarterback. In two home exhibition appearances, the Chiefs have drawn slightly more than 12,500—approximating the number of ticket requests the Green Bay Packers, the "other" champs, had to refuse for tonight's sell-out game with the Chicago Bears at Milwaukee. Last week it was Eddie Wilson, the second-year quarterback from Arizona, with a 23 for 32 passing show in a 35-21 victory over Oakland. This time it was two lightning-fast rookies, former Olympic sprinter Stono Johnson of Grambling and Charlie Warner of Prairie View College in Texas. With the Broncs leading 7-0 in the first quarter, Warner grabbed the Denver kickoff four yards deep in his end zone and flashed all the way for the matching touchdown. Then, after Gene Mingo's fiekl goal had shoved Denver in front again, Wilson clicked with Johnson on a 32-yard pass play for the go-ahead Kansas City touchdown. By the time the Broncos scored again, there wa s one second left in the game and Kansas City had a 30-10 lead. Action—and attendance—picks up tonight. The National Football League, heading for a pro-season record with 507,697 already logged for 13 playing dates, has five games headed by the Bears-Packers showdown before 46,001 at Milwaukee's County Stadium. In others, Dallas plays Los- Angeles at Portland, Ore., Detroit meets St. Loui s at Omaha. Philadelphia plays Washington at Charlotte, and Baltimore takes on Pittsburgh at Atlanta. Giants Are Back Batting Again SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Battered but finally batting with some authority, the San Francisco Giants refuse to be counted omt of this National League pennant. Twenty-six hits in their la.st two games, including 16 Friday night in an 11-3 whipping of Cincinnati, gave an indication the Giants are awake at the bat. Tom HaLler ad Chuck Hiller each homered while Willie Mays ! and Felipe Alou contributed tri- r>!es in the assault against starter | Jim Maloney, the loser, and his ! reliever, Jim Coates . ! The two Uflories parlayed with losses by the I/is Angeles Dod.n- ers left th ( . Giants (j 1 ^ games behind the league leaders and one 1 in back of the second-place SI L'.iuiri Cardinal. Ililler's hittiiiL' the pa.-l two yames lias l>cen the best of the seasun fur him with fi\ t . liit.s in e-'.'hl officia! trips, including his lilth hciiii"! of the caiiipai"ii. Limn LINKS the opener, but could not group the hits. Seven batters got two hits each for the losers. Corky- Tabor homered and doubled, and Mike Landson homered and singled. Bud Deavcr got a single and double Marvin Wells, Doe Weis- cr, Oscar Kunz, and Marion Martin each singled twice. For Pierccvillc. D o y ' e McGraw singled twice and doubled, and Erroll Miller singled -three times. Wayne Reilh hit a triple. R H E Kunz 003 041 0— 8 16 7 P-Ville 411 410 x—11 11 6 Outfield err«»r$ at key times ruined Welders in the second game against Co-op. The two rivals rapped out 34 hits, with Co-op having a 19-15 edge.' Co-op made just one error and hammered out four inside-the park homers. For the winners, Stan Elliott homered twice and singled, and Marion Mctts doubled twice and singled. Lee Rupp and Darrell Mowry each singled twice and doubled. Dave Fowler doubled twice and Bill Boles homered. Paul Jcllison got a homer and a single. Ken Brungardt homered and singled for Welders, and Kent Martin homered and doubled. Jim Herman doubled and singled, and Dave McDaniel tripled. R H E Co-op 121 151 3—14 19 0 Welders 101 004 4—10 15 4 Reed-Stinemeti got just five hits in the final game: a double by Bill Wasinger and four scattered singles. Each team made five errors. Garnand totaled 15 hits. Ken Allen and Jim Neiman each hom- ered and singled. Ray Allen doubled and singled. Ray Shearmire and Kent Hummer each singled twice. Frank McGaughey tripled. Excavators G a rnand R H E 020 100 0— 3 5 5 032 204 x—13 15 5 Page 14 Cinrden City Telegram Saturday. August 24, 1963 Big Program Slated Sunday One of the season's top programs in slow-pitch Softball is scheduled at Fanslcr Field here Sunday night. The card features three standout league games and will be preceded by an old-timers' contest. Meeting in the 6:45 preliminary will be a team coached by Norm Thompson and Roy Nolder, and a squad directed by Al Dreiling and Earl Barton. Former players make up the roster for both clubs. Dreiling and Barton have indicated they will use these players: Albert Knoll," Godfrey Dreiling, Elmer Brungardt, Ed Knoll, Pete Sandoval, Deane Wiley, Harvey Cooper, Earl Barton, John Mangan, Vic Eggers, Al Dreiling, Charles Dreiling, John Collins, Charles Giles, Bob Gardiner, Harold Keller, Bob Barton and Cletus Ulridi. At 7:45 p.m., Garden City Co-op goes against Picrceville in what could be the second-round title game. Both clubs earned berths in the recent stale tourney here. Neither has yet lost a second-round game. Playing at 8:45 p.m. will be Reed-StLnemetz Excavators and Welders Supply. The 9:45 p.m. contest matches two other top clubs: Kunz Mobil Service and Garnand Furniture Bill Baillie Betters World Mark for Run AUCKLAND. New Zealand (AP) —Bill Baillie of New Zealand bettered the world record for the 20,000-meter run Saturday with a time of 59 minutes, 28.6 seconds. This is 23.2 seconds below the listed record of Emil Zatopck of Czechoslovakia. -Whether buying or selling, use ''oleg'-am Want Adsi Week on South Main by Jim Sloan ii» i'iiinup Pc.rk V or-'."' m,]M! t ,it 6:30 p ni II .it 2 p m en S .i i Si:-i Ci.ly 25; foi 1 J hr,:rr,. If Willie, the newspaper editor, can't write any better than he can fly, heaven help the Fourth Estate. He took the controls the other day on our trip to Hutchinson, and it was the first time I've ever flown from Garden City to Hutch by way of Pratt and King-man. Thought he would do better on the return trip, but looked out the window and there was Great Bend. Special note to Stoner: I found out why Smitty is having a tough time with his golf. Those new clubs he bought arc too short — they don't reach the ball. I can poke fun at those newspaper men but not those Lennox furnaces. Now is a good time to remind you that winter isn't far away, and you will enjoy tho cold weather much better in I^ennox Comfort. A word to the wise (and that includes all of you) should be sufficient. There's going to bo a It/t of traffic past our door here on South Main next week with 1ho Fii.ney County Free Fair underway. Stop in anil buy a furnace, an air conditioner, or both. Speaking of the fair, the local fair boy. Hoy Titling, tells us tliis is going to be another good one. lie especially urges good support at the -l-Il fat livestock auction next Thursday morning. Had an elephant joke saved up for this column but s.-rajited it after the (.'diior spilled a whi'le load in "(.rai'di-niii;.''' earlier this week, lie must have a. *nml; full nf them buf I'll U t he dei'-<n'l know v, h\ elephants always buy Lennox. Answer; Comfort is m.uiY iniiiui'taiil than peanuts.
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