Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland on June 11, 1957 · Page 15
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Cumberland Evening Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 15

Cumberland, Maryland
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Tuesday, June 11, 1957
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2-4600 for a WANT AD Taker He's sinking out al a .333 clip and baiting only .226, bul cocky Dick Stuart, who startled the baseball world by amassing 6C f we runs last year al Lincoln, ^ el)., is proving a refreshing Ionic to the Southern Association. White Sox, Yanks Opei Three-Game Set Tonight lie was a tonic, Dial is, until yesterday when Ihe Atlanta Crackers released him and returned him to the Pittsburgh I'iralcs. Stuart, who likes to remind a listeners Ihat he hit 68 homers 0 in the class A Western League rc last season—counting two in the e playo/fs — joined the Atlanta Crackers May 17 on loan from Hollywood which is Pittsburgh's " No. 1 farm. When he^ hooked up with the „ club at MchTphTs" alleF~dfivIng~ some 2,000 miles from the Pacific- Coast, his longue-in-chcek predic- „ tion was that "Maybe I'll hit 30 di or 40" homers. At his latest w rale, eight in 21 games, the n 6 - feet - 3 right - handed slugger would have wound up wilh about 48. By. TONY GALU NEW YORK-<INS>-The Van- $ •""• and While Sox collide in a ale three-game series begin- ling today, but it's the five-club " donnybrook in Ihc National Lea- ;ue that has everybody reaching 01 Ihe tranquilizers. Only three games separale illh-place St. Louis from Cincin- ;ali. with Philadelphia, Brooklyn md Milwaukee in belwecn. And sverytimc they go through the ivolving doors, somebody else lets kicked down the ladder. Latest viclim of the squeeze )lpy is Brooklyn, which on Saturday made Ihe top of the pile for Ihe lirst time this year anc today stands tied wilh Milwaukee in_third place. At-"- Phils Move-Up The Dodgers, dislodged from (he driver's seat by Sunday's loubleheader loss to the Rcdlegs tere dropped another peg las light when they were bealen by In 34 limes al bat through games of last Friday, Stuart had fanned 28 limes. Actually (lie strikeouts were In 14 games, and (wicc (he rookie went down swinging four times in a single game. It's the fence or nothing every lime he goes to the plale, and Stuart minces no words about it. "Home runs are my business and there is no reason to denj it," he said Ihe other day. "They are something I can't be blase ' about. ] gel a kick oul of hitting them—anytime—and I'm swing ing every lime I go lo the plate.* ~ Sluart went to Nashville lasl month after sending word ahcat that he would make the fans forget Bob Lennon, a hefty oulfield er who walloped 64 homers for (he Vols in 195-1. Nashville club officials reported a demand for first base box seals that hadn't been sold for ages from fans who wanted to razz the upstart. Big Stu had only one single for his first nine trips, and Ihe Nashville folks were giving him the business. Bul in Ihe last two games of the series he put two drives out ( of the park, and one traveled more Ihan 450 feet. He blew a kiss to his detractors, according to an Associated Press dispatch, when S.e crossed the plate and they loved it. Stuart and Ihe Crackers went to New Orleans, where the crowds again increased. Two more homers followed, both o! Ihe garganlnan variety. He didn't neglect the home fans, belting four of his all-lhe-way drives in Allanla. rby Sports Keg Residue Charley Gable, who was buriec yeslerday, was one of Cumber land's outstanding athletic stars of yesteryear, sparkling for independent teams in both baseball and basketball . . . Few local fans, if any, could boast of attending more games in a year'; lime than Charley who was some whal of a "man in motion" when il came lo traveling (o ncarb major league baseball cities . . He was also an ardent followc of the Pittsburgh Sleclers in foo ball, hardly ever missing one c their home contests . . . Bill Cris well is finding oul that there 11 a lot more lo working as a tele vision announcer than in radio . . . Bill, who served as play-by play announcer of local foolbal and baskelball games for WCUM recently took a job as a TV news caster in Youngstown. Ohio . . His new job is almost like beinj, in Ihe movies, as he has to smear his face with makeup every before going in front of cameras . . . Inmates of Minnesota Slalc Prison al walcr got a lesson in spectator sports etiquette in the curron issue of the Prison Mirror, weekly inmate publication .... seems that some of the inmate have been less than polite in comments on the play of mcr .hers of the Sisal Sox, Ihc pi son baseball lean) . . . The fro page editorial implied that were guilty of conduct that \., give prison inmates a bad na . . . The writer 'acknowledger that baseball spcetalors "are lowed a certain license in making derogatory remarks, 1 * but addcc thai fans who hool their home learn arc "guilty of poor'sporls manship." Players, he wrote. " ject to overly personal remarks which they feel fans would not bi inclined to make if Ihe play were nol in uniform." . . . f sal So.v are a member of riendly Valley League . . play all their games at home naturally.' . . . Carroll Hall, ath letic publicist at George Wash inglci) University for the three years, has resigned will leave July 31 ... Carroll tended (he Dapper Dan spo dinner here tills past Febru in company with "Bo" Sherm GW's head foolball coach . Britain's National Federation Swimming has just decreed henceforth, when a swimmer loses his trunks during a race, no longer will be disqualified , (Continued on Page 16) Ihe i their the; t rfould The (he . They pas EVENING TIMES, CUMBERLAND, MD., TUESDAY, JUNK • " T ^ t -"' < " *'"IE,S, iun.UEKL.AiNU> MIX, TUESDAY, JUNK 11, J957 _ _ j rlr I'fcJEN five-Team National Race Has Fans In Uproar %M/ Lvm-av-^rk ^h ^-w^- . ~"~~~~"~'^ the 'Braves, 3 lo 1. in Jersei Cily. Idle Philadelphia slipped in be lind Cincinnati just one game out on the basis of the Redlegs 5-to-2 defeat at Pittsburgh in the only other NL game scheduled The Yankees found themselves five games in arrears again as Boston topped Kansas City, )J to 4, in the only other American League game. Ed Ma thews' two-run homei over the left-cenlerfield fence o Roosevelt Stadium in the fourll inning sealed Don Newcombe's defeat, his sixth in ten decisions The big blow was Mathews ninth of the year. Johnny Logan got three hils and was on base through Charley Neal's erro wlien Mathews unloaded. Law Beats Rcdlegs Hank Aaron singled across thx other run in (lie eighth. Dodger killer Bob Buhl, meanwhile, se Ihe Brooks down on four hits al though he walked six. The Dodg ers have left 25 runners* stranded in the last three games and have scored only two runs. Buhl, who beat the Dodgers a record eight times last year, now is 2-0 against the Brooks and 5-2 over-all for the year. The Redlegs scored two runs off Vernon Law before he had re lired a man but then only two other Reds reached base as Law retired the lasl 16 men. Johnny Temple opened the game with a single and Wallj Post hit a home run over thi Scoreboard in left. Law himsel doubled in the first run off Joi jN'uxhall and Bill Virdon drove ii the tying and winning runs will a single and double. It was the first time in 16 games the Pirates had beaten the Reds and it wa: Law who had pitched the las one, in July of last year. Frank Lary, who beat tin Yanks five limes last season Pill the Tigers in third placi wilh another victory over thi Bombers. Detroit used the Yanks' patent cd trade mark, the home rui ball, to beat Bob Turley. Charley Maxwell drove in five runs with his ninth and tenth homers an . a couple of K Boys — Al Kalin • s and Harvey Kuenn — hit lw» more. Mickey Mantle and Hani Bauer belted homers tor the lo; ers. Mantle taking over th American League homer lea' with his 15th. Dick Gerncrt drove in six Bos lf ton runs al Kansas City with tw r homers and a double as Willar ^ Nixon bested Alex Kellner u ,. the mound by scattering nin hits. Titlle Bombers' Seek 8th In Row Barrelville, scoring 26 runs in :-s last Iwo outings, goes after it, eighth straight victory in an un the beaten streak and second ove DAV ,N'o, 2 this evening in th Pen-Mar, tittle League. Th< pacesellers meel the Vels on th Barrclville diamond. The Liltle Bombers will be ou It to protect their two-game edg, :s over runnerup La Vale Oriole <5-2> in the contest. The Vets bealen. 9-3. by the leaders, are ii •i- fourth place wilh a 3-5 record. iFrosllmrg's Elks Shade Lions, 5-4- By BEANS REAUDON Written for NEA Service Q. The right fielder allcmpls to *atch a line drive in foul lerri- ory, but only succeeds in deflect A Iwo-run eighth inning enabled Ibe Elks lo gain a 5-4 victory over Hie Lions in a Frostburg the Little League game yesterday. ' The win was the 'first of Hie season for the Elks. ig the ball inlo the stands in fair IOSCT. Tilery. What about it? — Steve irster. A. It's jusl another missed foul >all. The right fielder was in foul erritory. QUESTION: It strikes me that >ase hits are given rather loosely in occasion. Isn'l (here some gen- ual rule on this?—Jack Leandcr. Answer: A nolc in the official •ules reads: "Give Ihe bailer the t ^c H .™ii.u W goua lenefit of the doubt. A safe course lo result in a puiout. Knights Notch Second Cily Win Pollack got credit for the victory while Jim Wilson was the Spriggs, Delancy and Richards of the Elks and Wayne Harper of the Lions hit home runs. •'""' ooi DII in— . •"" 100 on (t>— 5 Wayne Harjwr, Jim Wilson (6) a nd VMIcr, W. Harper <6). Winters. I'ollack t7> and Sprites. WP—Pollack. Ll'—J. Wilson, im—Spriggs, Delaney, Richards lEJks) and Wa>'ne Harper U.ions) lo follow Is lt> score a lilt H-bcn good fielding fails Knights of Columbus went inio ie .500 class in (lie Cily Soflball League yesterday when Ihe Caseys turned back lilue llibbon Bakery, 7-2, al Slilcher Field George Harris held (lie Bakers to Iwo hits. Harris, who is also 2-2 for the campaign, issued only one pass. He has given up on lliree bases on balls in 31 innings. Whisner and Troutman were credited will the Bakers' hits, both singles. Donnie Madden and Donnie Farrell headed (he Knights' 11- liit assault wilh two safeties each. One of -Maddcn's wallops was a triple. BLUB RIBBON .... 020 000 0-2 K. 01 C uz 200 x -7 Toey and II. JludJOn. «. Harris and I). Karrcll. Oalduittl Ilotury Loses To Country Club, 12-6 The Country Club scored its first win of the season in the Oakland Pony League, upsetting Notary Club, 12-0, yesterday. Barry Sanders pitched until Ihe final frame and got credit for the win despite ll bases on balk, lie fanned ten. A double was among Ihe six hits the Country Club obtained off Roger Broadwater. Porter and Riggs garnered two hits each for the Kotarians. The Woodmen and the Moose play today al 6 p. m. Score: Hvliry . jurt |;to 1— s 8 t Country Club '^07 300 x—1? 6 I II. Broadwaler and StcjnjJlo. B. Sand rs. Kills <7> and Wclmer. Wl>— Sanders. Sullivan Elected MarylniuFs Top '56 Sports Figure BALTIMORE lift-Jack Sullivan, I'ACiriC COAST LEAGUE s No Barnes scheduled. Orioles Option Causey To Sun Antonio Club DETROIT— (INS) —The Boll!more Orioles oplioncd bonus 'i- fielder U'aync Causey tod.r o San Antonio of Ihe Texas I.r high scoring basketball player lorf Causey, signed"for a rc- Mount St. Mary's College, todayj$25.000 bonus on June 4. was voted the outstanding sporlsj nac ' been used sparin figure of 195fi in Maryland by the 5 been used „, 'season and had.only tv Baltimore Sports Reporters Assn. Sullivan will receive the second award of the association al its annual banquet next Monday night. The first award, voted for doing the most to promote Mary, land sports, was won by General Manager Don Kellett of the Baltimore Colts. Sullivan scored 2,617 points in his four years at Mount St.Mary's, the third highest scored by a college player in the nation. He was ten official lime's- at bat with tire Orioles. picked on the Associated Press Liltlc All-America team. Frank Lane, general manager of the Chicago Cardinals, will be ' the guest speaker at th» reporters' banquet. TEXAS LEAGUE Dallas 7. Oklahoma City I Austin 6, Houston 4 Tiilia 4. Fort Worth J San Antonio 12, Shrgyjport f The Orioles. 1956 playoff anc. ;y season victors, want to avenge the first loss on this year's rec ord when they tangle with Cres aptown Eagles on the letter's al- home grounds. Orioles were shut put, 12-0, by the Eagles who are in third place with a .500 log in eight games. In the other contest today on- Ellcrslie is at LaValc Maroons. "» The two are in a deadlock lor ic last place with 2-6 marks, •err Fights Last By The Associated Press NEW yoHK-Atex Jiiicrr. w». A, ccnlina. oulrwlntcrt Willie Bcsmanolf, 90'.$. Germany. 10. JOIIANNF-SBVHG-Mika Holt, 161. Soutn Africa, outpointed .timmy Mar >'nrz. let",. nicndalc. Calil . 10 NEW OHLF.AXS-Willlc Vauehn'. ISO. m Anxclcs. outpolnt«l Al Williams, •5.SU. New Orleans, 10. a""rj. Uobinctte In Finals Bob Robinetle advanced to the finals in the second night of the .. of spring handicap golf tournamenl that al the Cumberland Counlry Club Mr yesterday, defeating Hal Sebra. 1 he up in Ihe 18th hole. Robineltc will play "Shorty" Radcliffe in the final match. MOTOR FUELS AGREATNBJV HIGH OCTANE MOTOR FUEL BLUE SUNOCO 240 for HIGHEST COMPRESSION CARS i An Additional Higher Octane Companion to s> famous Premium Quality Blue Sunoco The first step toward Sunoco's revolutionary custom-blending system of motor fuels tailored at the pump to the specific needs of every car ASK FOR THEM BY NUMBER NEW BLUE SUNOCO 240 for Highest Compression cars FAMOUS BLUE SUNOCO 200 STILL Premium Quality STILL at Regular Price V »UH Oil COMfANY,'io J, fa. IADIO NtWS "Swxo 1-Siar Ert»- Mo«*>y h Fridc,,, NSC

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