Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on August 31, 1963 · Page 11
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Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas · Page 11

Garden City, Kansas
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Saturday, August 31, 1963
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LA Tips Giants; Adds to Lead Cards Regain Second in NL By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The St Louis Cardinals did not exactly cool off the red-hot Philadelphia Phillies Friday night, but they did beat them and regain second place. The Phillies continued the home run onslaught against Cardinal pitchers, they belted three, but St Louis rapped out 15 hits including a homer for a 11-6 victory in Philadelphia. Kansas City out homered Los Angeles, 2 to 1, but Ken Hunt's blast for the Aiigels came with two on and carried them to a 6-2 triumph in Kansas City. Singles by Julian Javier and Curt Flood and Tim McCarver's triple gpve the Cardinals an early 2-0 lead, but a three-run homer by Don Delimiter off starter Ray Sadecki put them behind. St. Louis lied it in the sixth then used a five-run seventh and Ken Boyer's ninth inning clout with two on to settle the issue. Flood and Dick Groat each singled home two tallies in the seventh. The victory coupled with San Francisco's loss to Los Angeles put th<; Cardinals in seoond place, a half game ahead of the Giants and seven games behind the Docigers. By MIKE RATHKT A.s.soc'iittcd Press Sports Writer Don Drysdale, sticking another feather in his cap, may have stuck the final pin in San Francisco's pennant hopes 830 clays after the Great Collapse. Drysdale scattered nine lifts and rapped a key single that drove in the tie-breaking run as the Los Angeles Dodgers stretched their National League lead to a commanding seven games by knocking off the Giante 3-1 Friday night. The victory gave the Dodgers the first two games of the four-game .set with the Giants and dropped the defending champions into third place 7'/i! games behind. The St. Louis Cardinals. 11-7 winners at Philadephia, took over second place, seven lengths back. Drysdale, who last year won the Cy Young Award as the best pitchers in the major s with a 25-9 record but couldn't get the job done alone, has had a somewhat less spectacular season this year. However, his credentials are impressive. The 27-year-old right-hander now has won 17 games against 15 losses 'wiiiie again proving the workhorse of the staff with 270 1-3 ] innings pitched — most in the majors. Most important, he probably has Manager Walt Alston chuckling inwardly for the first time since Oct. 3, 1%2, when the Giants wrote the closing chapter on the Great Collapse by winning the deciding game of the pennant playoff from the Dodgers. While the Cards and Giants were changing places, Milwaukee stepped into fourth place over the Phillies with a 3-1 victory against the New York Mots, Cincinnati edged Pittsburgh 2-1 and Houston defeated the Chicago Cubs 5-1. The American Leagaie-leading New York Yankees beat Baltimore 4-1, Minnesota belted the Chicago Wliilc Sox 5-3, Cleveland edged Detroit 5-4, Washington shut out Boston 7-0 and the Los Angeles Angels downed Kansas j City 6-2. Juan Marichal, 19-8, started for the Giants, seeking hfs 20th victory, but Drysdale put the Dodgers ahead to stay when his single up the middle drove in John FAN FARE By Walt Ditzen Page 12 (•ai'4l<»ii C'llv Tel Saturday, August 31, 1963 Syracuse Plans Golf Tournament For September SYRACUSE — The new club house at Syracuse Golf and Country Club will be open for public' display in mid-September — with a big links tourney to boot. Formerly the 9-hole, s a n d- greened layout was Plum Creek i Golf Course. It's one of the finest; natural layouts in all of South-; west Kansas. Golfers cross usually-dry Plum Creek several; times, with plenty of trees for hazards. The tourney and open house are scheduled for Sunday, Sept. j 15. A large ^turnout of area golfers is expected to compete and to help local boosters "break in" the new faclities. Competitors play 18 holes each, on a medal basis. Five flights i are scheduled, and more will be added if necessary. Tee-off time, is 6 a.m., MST. The course is three miles westj of town on US50, then 'a mile' north on a graveled road. Sand-' wichcs, meals, and drinks will be served at the clubhouse. Entry fee is $3. Richard Stinchcomb at Syracuse should be contacted for additional information. Many linksters plan to make it an all-day family outing. Hamilton Cocnty Lake is just north of! the course. A picnic area with I large cottonwood shade trees on. Plum Creek and picnic tables are near thc dam's base. Killebrew Sights Home Run Crown Dodger Stadium in Los An- j ny Roseboro in the fifth to snaplgcles is the only major league j park used by teams in both baseball leagues. a 1-1 tie. Jim Gilliam drove in the other Dodger runs. Two-run singles by Curt Flood and Dick Groat featured the Cardinals' tie^breaking rally in the seventh before Ken Boyer wrapped it up with a three-run ninth-inning homer. Boyer, who collected four runs batted in, had driven in the tying run in the sixth with a single following Groat's triple. Don De-meter, Bobby Wine and Earl Averill humored for the Phillies. Ray Sadecki, 8-8, was the winner with Ray C'ulp ' 11-11, the loser. Benton fa Match Skill Against Smith LOS ANGELES (AP)—Middleweight Gcoi'gie Benton of Philadelphia, at 30 a veteran of 14 years in boxing, matches his skill against hard-hitting Johnny Smith of Los Angeles tonight in the weekly national television scrap. Th c 10-rounder at the Olympic Auditorium is scheduled for 9 p.m., EST, with ABC handling the television. Benton, who fought as an amateur before turning professional in his native Philadelphia, is a 7-5 favorite. He is ranked fourth among IGO-poundcrs by the World Boxing Association. -Whether buying or soiling, use Telegram Want Aas! By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dick Stuart could do worse than listen to the words of wisdom from old Satch Paige. "Don't look back," the ageless wonder once warned. "Something may be gaining on you." It is. His name is Harmon Kilie- brcw and he's fast closing on Stuart in the race for the Ameri can League home run championship. ' Killdbrew cracked a 3-3 tie with his 33rd homer in thc seventh inning of Friday night's game with Chicago- It propelled Minnesota to a 5-3 victory over the White Sox, vaulted the Twins past Chicago in. to pecond pl*ace and pulled Killebrew to within two of Sluatl's league-leading total of 35. The Twins' Bob Allison followed Killebrew's shot immediately with hi s 30th homer as the Twins tied one major league record and set two American League marks. In other games, the leading New York Yankees beat Baltimore 4' 1 behind the six-hit pitching of Al Downing, Cleveland edgt'u Detroit 5-4 and broke th c Tigers' eight- game winning string. Los Angeles whipped Kansas City 6-2 and Don Zimmer's grand-slam homer led Washington to a 7-0 rout of Boston. In thc National League, the Los Angeles Dodgers built their lead to seven games with a 3-1 victoi'y over San Francisco, St. Louis bomfoed Philadelphia 11-6 and took over second place, Cincinnati edged Pittsburgh 2-1, Milwaukee trimmed the New York Mets 3-1. and Houston beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1. The back-to-back shots by Killebrew and Allison gave the Twins 19 homers in their last five games, tying a major league record set by the New York Giants in 1954 Minnesota also set two American League records with 24 homers in its last 10 games and 20 in its last six. Dave Hill Grabs DenverOpenLead DENVER (AP)—Slender Dave Hill, who's been picking up steam th c past few weeks, nursed a one- stroke lead at 135 going into today's third round of the $40,000 Denver Open Golf Tournament. Hill, fourth at Akron, Ohio, last Sunday, stroked a 67 Friday to overtake Jay Hebert, who fired a record-tying 64, Ken Venturi and Al Geibergcr, all early finishers Friday who tied at 130. Hebert. Hill and Gyiborner and three others were the only golfers in the field of 146 pros an'! 10 amateurs to crack pa t - Friday over tin; 6,774-yard par 35-35—70 Denver Country Club course, the other pur-breakers were Frank Beard 67, Jim Ferree ami Dow Finsterwald 68. Seventy-one pros and the amateurs survived the second-round cut at 146. COMPLETE BRAKE SERVICE MINOR OVERHAUL AND TUNE-UPS FREE ESTIMATES OPEN 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. 132 W. Kansas BR 6.9959 Venturi, the first round co-leader at 66 with Bill Johnston of Phoenix, shot 70 .ind Geiberger came in with 66. Johnston, playing late in the day during a light rain and wind storm, sailed to 75 for a 141 total. Bill Eggers had a 70 to wind up with 137. Bracketed a- 138 were Frank Beard, Rex Baxter Jr-, and Jacky Cupit. Charles Cood'y, 20, Fort Worth, Tex., playing in his first PGA- .sponsored tournament, had a hole in one on the 125-yard 12th. His nine-iron tee shot landed two fret to the right and behind the flag before spinning back into the cup. Coocly, former Texas amateur champion, finished with a 73 for 144 total. The consecutive homers came off rcliver Jim Brosnan, now 2-7, and provided Camilo Pascual with his 18th victory. He has lost six, The Yankees jumped on starter Steve Barber for three runs — two of them unearned — in the first inning, then coasted behind Down. ing's solid pitching. Kelso, Candy Spots to Meet By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mighty Kelso, who has worn out three crops of colts as America's top thoroughbred, gets his first crack at one of the leaders of the current crew of 3-year-olds Monday in the $100,000-added Aqueduct takes. Rex C. Ellsworth's Candy Spots, winner of the Preakncss, will challenge the powerful, 6-year-old gelding and the 4-year-old Crimson Satan. However, Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes winner Ohateugay will pass up the I'/s-imile test. Chateaugay was regarded as a possible starter until Friday night when trainer Jim Conway withdrew him because he couldn't find a suitable jockey. Braulio Bacza, Chateaugay's regiular rider, is under suspension. Kansas State Plans First Grid Scrimmage MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP)—Kansas State planned to scrimmage today, just two days after opening pre-season football workouts in hopes of bettering last year's winless record. ^ Coach Doug Weaver expressed satisfaction Friday with the pass receiving of ends Ralph McFillin and Spencer Puls after the Wildcats' fourth workout. Weaver was disturbed by the loss of punter Bobby Ballard, a junior quarterback who failed to show .up for fall practice. "This puts quite a load on our only other punter, halfback Doug Dusenbury," Weaver said. Ballard punted 58 times to' a 34.6 average last fall, DuseVrtirg 10 times for 41.. Softball Champion Stopped by Forbes ROCK ISLAND, 111. (AP) — Forbes Air Force Base of Topeka, Kan., eliminated defending champion El Paso, Tex., 0-1, Friday night in the International Softball Congress Tournament. The Forbes team exploded for five runs in the sixth inning after Carl Miller touched off the rally with an inside-the-par home run. 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