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Reds Back in N.L. Pennant Race; Yankees 9 Ralph Houk Vindicated Movies Set Purkey Straight 7^ (Jalesburjj Register -Mail GALESBUHG, ILL., MONDAY, JUNE 24, 1003 PAGE 14 Major League Leaders Bv United Press International NATIONAL LEAGUK Player &• Club (» AB It II Pet. Croat, StL 70 2R0 41 94 33<i Clementc, Pill fit) 221 35 74 .335 T. Da vis. LA 5fi 205 24 OR .332 While. SI.L 70 2Sfi 54 93 325 Wills. LA 50 204 35 Of. 324 Covington. Phil 5fi 173 2(J 56 .324 Santo, Chi 71 200 35 1)0 .321 Williams. Chi 71 200 45 04 .312 II.Aaron, Mil 6fl 203 57 02 312 James, SI.L 50 154 18 40 ..112 AMERICAN LEAGUE Player & Club G AB R II Pet. Malzonc, Bos 04 248 20 86 .347 Wagner, La 07 249 34 83 .333, Kalinc, Det. 64 247 45 01 .328 Robinson, Chi 67 249 41 01 325 Ystrzski, Bos 04 247 46 70 .316 Pearson, LA 65 249 35 70 .313 Rollins, Min 55 191 20 59 ,309 Boyer, NY 64 256 34 70 , 305 Davallllo, Clcv 52 214 32 65 .304 Marls, NY 46 164 31 49 .299 Home Runs National League — H. Aaron, Braves 21; Banks, Cubs 15; Ce- pecla, Giants and McCovcy, Giants 14; F. Alou, Gianls 13. American League— Stuort, Red Sox and Allison, Twins 17; Wagner, Angels, Kalinc, Tigers, and Batlcy, Tcins, all IB. Runs Ratted In National League — Jl. Aaron, Braves 54; Robinson, Reds 51; While, Cards and Santo, Cubs 50; Boyer, Cards 44. American League — Kalinc, Tigers, Allison, Twins, Malzonc, Red Sox and Wagner, Angels, all 49; Stuart, Red Sox 46. Reds Defeat Colts Twice By TIM MORIARTY The Cincinnati Reds are back in the National League pennant picture because Bob Purkey and Johnny Edwards went to the movies last week. Purkey, a 23-game winner last year who missed the first month of this season with a shoulder injury, became alarmed when he lost four straight games, so he and his ballcrymatc decided to look at films of the big right­ hander's recent performances. Edwards immediately spotted a change in Purkcy's delivery. 'The movies showed that Bob was unconsciously favoring his arm," the Rods' baby-faced catcher revealed. "He wasn't rearing back like he used to. He was kinda pushing his fast ball up there and as a result It lacked that little hop." The lesson Purkey learned from that single movie session paid off handsomely Sunday. Big s fast ball had plenty of hop Pitching National League — Maloney, Reds 11-2; Koufax, Dodgers 11 -3: on it ' as hc pitchcc | his fil . st com . Marichal, Giants 11-3; Spahn, pIclc gamc of tho flcas0l1 „ a foUP , Braves 10-3. }lit( 4 .„ v j clory ovcr lne Houston American Lcaguc -Rodatz, Red Co)l8 ,„ lhc ,. of a [)oub , e . -• and Walker, Indians 6-1 i | ieat | cr Sox Bouton, Yanks 10-2; Ford, Yanks 10-3; Buzhardt, While Sox and Pizarro, White Sox 0-3 Four is Magic Number for Clinton in Midwest League The magic number stands at four for Clinton in the Midwest League. Any combination of four Clinton victories or Burlington defeats will give the C-Sox the championship of the first half of the league season, which ends Saturday. Clinton lowered the number with two weekend victories over Fox Cities, but the second-place Bees, the only (cam with a mathematical chance of catching Clinton, also won both their games to stay 4',fe games behind the C-Sox. A home run by Clinton catcher Ed Barberie in the eighth inning gave Lhe C-Sox a 3-2 victory over the Foxes Sunday. Ed Stroud had lied the game in the previous inning with a two-run single for Clinton, which got only four hits off losing hurler Ed Petryshyn. Clinton defeated Fox Cilies 3-1 Saturday night. Tom Reynolds, belter known lor his home run hitting, singled in lhe winning run for Burlington in the seventh inning Sunday as the Bees edged Cedar Rapids, 3-2. Gus Enrique/, singled home the other two markers for Burlington. Larry Scoggins hit a solo home run for Cedar Rapids in the seventh inning. Burlington defeated Cedar Rapids 4-2 Saturday night in 10 innings. Other results Sunday were Quin- Sncnk Into Third The Reds also won the nightcap, 0-1, behind ancient Joe Nux- hall to boost their latest winning streak to seven games and sneak into third place, only one game back of the pace-selling St. Louis Cardinals. The Los Angeles Dodger3 edged St. Louis, 4-3, but the Cardinals maintained their half-game lead cy ovcr Waterloo 10-5, Decatur over second-place San Francisco ovcr Wisconsin Rapids 10-2 and when the Milwaukee Braves wal- Dubuquc past Quad Cities 9-5. loped the Gianls, 10-4. The Pitts- Other games Saturday night burgh Pirates scored a comeback saw Wisconsin Rapids defeat De- 7-6 victory over the Chicago Cubs catur 5-1, Quad Citfes shut out a]1 d the New York Mets took a By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE w. L. Pet. G.B. New York ...40 24 .626 — Chicago 41 29 .58P 2 Boston ... 35 29 .547 5 Cleveland ... 36 31 .537 S'/fe Minnesota ..36 32 .529 6 Baltimore .... 37 34 .521 f>Ms Los Angeles . .36 36 .500 0 Kansas City . 31 30 .463 lOVz Detroit ... 27 39 .409 14 Washington . 22 51 .301 12'k Dubuque 2-0 and Waterloo trounce Quincy 13-4. The teams change partners Monday night, with Fox Cilies pair from the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0 and 4-1. Purkey needed only one hour and 39 minutes — the fastest entertaining Wisconsin Rapids and Burlington going to Decatur for two games, SEAT COVER SPECIAL Reg. $38 & S39 Heady Made leat covers ior 522.95 plus Installation. Lockes Auto Trim Shop 56 N. Seminary going to Cedar Rapids. Quincy docking of the major league sea- hosting Clinton, Quad Cities son - in subduing tho Colts. He traveling to Waterloo, Dubuque didn't walk a single batter and struck out six as he coasted to victory behind a three-run homer by Edwards in the third inning. Nuxhall scattered eight hits and struck out nine before retiring at the end of seven innings in the nightcap when he reinsured a thigh muscle. Bob Skinner and Vada P i n s o n hit back-to-back homers off Chris Zachary, • who was making his first major eague start for the Colts. Jim Gilliam beat the Cardinals almost single-handed. He scored the Dodgers' first run in the fourth inning and hit a three-run lomer off loser Ernie Broglio in the next frame. Dick Groat hom­ ered for the Cards. Spahn Hits Homer Warren Spahn hit the 33rd homer of his career to ignite a seven- run Milwaukee rally in the HftJi inning. The wily southpaw went on to post his 10th victory of the season and lhe 337th of his career. Hank Aaron smacked his 21st homer and a single to spark the Braves' attack against four San Francisco pitchers. Yesterday's Stars By The Associated Press PITCHING—Carl Willey, Mets, recorded two-hitter for his third shutout of Hie season in opening game as Mets swept doubleheader from Philadelphia, 5-0 and 4-1, and climbed out of National League cellar. BATTING - Roberto Clcmcnte, Pirates, hit game-winning three- run homer in seventh inning and two singles in 7-6 victory over Chicago Cubs. Sign Four Hookies NEW YORK (UPD-The New York Jels of the American Football League have signed four rookie linemen. They are Bob Smith of Toledo University, tae- kle Larry Reaves of Arizona Stale, defensive end Lou Linger I man of Baltimore, Md., and guard Ted Poliskin of Hofstra College. Saturday's Results Chicago 2, Cleveland I Minnesota 3, Baltimore 1 New York 6-2, Boston 5-2 Detroit. 3, Kansas City 2 Los Angeles 9, Washington 4 Sunday's Results Washington 4, Los Angeles 0 Chicago 2-0, Cleveland 1-2 Baltimore 4, Minnesota 1 Detroit 11, Kansas City 2 New York 0, Boston 0 Today's Games Baltimore at Minnesota Cleveland at Boston (N) New Yolk at Chicago (N) Detroit at Kansas City (N) Washington at Los Angeles (N) Tuesday's Games Baltimore at Los Angeles (N) Washington'at Kansas City (N) Detroit at Minnesota (N) New York at Chicago (N) Cleveland at Boston, 2, (tvvi- night) NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G .B. St. Louis 41 20 .586 — San Francisco 41 30 .577 Cincinnati 40 30 .571 1 Los Angeles 39 30 .565 1V 2 Chicago 38 33 .535 3 '/2 Milwaukee 34 35 .493 6>/ 2 Pittsburgh .33 36 .478 m Philadelphia 31 40 .437 lOMi New York 28 44 .389 14 Houston 27 45 .375 15'/ 2 Saturday's Results Philadelphia 2, New York 0 St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1 San Francisco 3, Milwaukee 0 Cincinnati 3, Houston 0 Pittsburgh 3, Chicago 0 Sunday's Results Cincinnati 4-8, Houston 0-1 Pittsburgh 7, Chicago 6 Milwaukee 10, San Francisco 4 Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 3 New York 5-4, Philadelphia 0-1 Today's Games San Francisco at St. Louis (N) Houston at Milwaukee (N) Los Angeles at Cincinnati (N) Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Chicago at New York (N) Philadelphia at Pittsburgh Los Angeles at Cincinnati Houston at Milwaukee (N) San Francisco at St. Louis (N> (N) (N) .'> Sport Pages Only Half a Buck For Children 6 to 12 Make it a picnic at the . . , Auto Races mi v yiTU KN0X county JULY 4111 FAIRGROUNDS Rain Date July 7 No Worries - All Parking Free No Reserved Grandstand BIG FIELD OF FAVORITES TICKETS 1.75 Children 6 to 12 only 50c GALA PROGRAM CLASS A STOCKS SUPER MODIFIEDS FEATURES Fast ft Mile Track REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE ON GROUNDS Sponsored by Galesburg All Proceed* For Youth Jr. Chamber of Commerce and Civic Projects * TIME TRIALS 1 P.M. # FIRST RACE 2 P.M. Sijun Iowa Back EDMONTON, Alia. (UPI)—The Edmonton Eskimos of Canada's Western Football Conference have signed running back Sam Harris from the University ot Iowa. Harris is expected to be on hand when the Eskimos open training camp today. ASK ME! HOW MUCH YOU MAY SAVE ON YOUR CAR INSURANCE WITH STATE FARM' 50 for $62,000 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (NEA) — Fifty stock cars will go to the post in the $62,000 Firecracker 400 nt the Day!una International Speedway July 4. Rookie Cops Win ior JSY By JOfi SAKGfB Manager Ralph Houk of the New York Yankees should feel vindicated today. If was just, a little more than a year ago when Houk 'was forced to decide between a pea- green rookie and the veteran Robin Roberts. He went for the "kid" and let, Roberts go. If your memory is as good as yoi think it Is you'll recall what a ruckus that move caused, especially after Roberts caught on with the Baltimore Orioles and proceeded to win 10 games. Young Jim Bouton, the "kid" Houk kept instead, struggled to a not-too-impressive 7-7 season and was earmarked for the bullpen when the 1963 American League season began. The 24-year-old right-hander did such a good job in some early-season relief roles that Houk promoted him to a starting berth. That was back on May 12 against the Orioles. Since then, Jim has won eight ot nine decisions, including a sparkling four- hitter Sunday that paced "the Yankees to an 8-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox and increased their AL lead to two tull games over the Chicago White Sox, who split a doubleheader with the Cleveland Indians, winning the opener, 2-1, and dropping the nightcap, 2-0. Tigers Beat A's In the other games, the Detroit Tigers buried the Kansas City A's, 11-2, the Baltimore Orioles downed the Minnesota Twins, 4-1. and the Washington Senators Angels, 4-0. Bouton, who reduced his earned run average to 2.06 by blanking the Red Sox, didn't give up his first hit until Dick Stuart doubled in the fifth. He gave up three other hits, all singles, and two walks to boost his season record to 10-2, best won-lost record on the Yankee staff. It also was Bouton's second shutout and sixth complete game. Roger Maris whacked his 15th homer, a 410-foot blast, and drove in another run to make things easy for Bouton. Clete Boyer also had two hits and drove in two runs as the Yanks reeled off their 10th victory in the last 11 games. The Tigers, who finally are beginning to play the kind of ball everyone expected of them, picked up their first straight win as rookie Pete Lolich gained his second victory. The Tigers raked five Kansas City pitchers for 10 hits, including four by Bubba Phillips and Rocky Colavito's ninth homer. Al Smith drove in two of the Baltimore runs on a homer and a double to help Steve Barber gained his 11th victory. Stu Miller saved Barber with a neat 2 1-3-inning relief stint. Tom Cheney gave up only four hits as the Senators snapped a 10-game losing streak against the Angels. It was Cheney's seventh complete game and seventh victory. BIG MONEY—Julius Boros, winner of the 63rd U. S, Open Golf Tournament at Brookllnc Coun­ try Club Sunday, holds up his winning check for $16,000* UNIFAX Boros, 43, Oldest Man To Win U.S. Open Crown BROOKLINE, Mass. (UP1) Julius Boros, getting his second golfing wind at 43, thanks Arnold Palmer and Jacky Cupit today for his second U.S. Open victory. "First I want to thank them for the way they played the 17th hole in the final round on Saturday," Boros said. "And then i want to thank them for taking a lot of strokes out there Sunday. They, encouraged me a lot." The oldest player ever to win America's premier golt tournament, Boros made a shambles of the playoff with Cupit and Palmer by shooting a bne-under-pai 4 33-37-70. That put him three strokes ahead of the 25-year-old Cupit, who had a 37-36—73, and six in front of Palmer, whd, suffering from dysentery, carded a 36-40-76. It wasn't the 17th hole that counted Sunday, though. For Palmer it was .the 11th, where he blew any chance he had by coming up with a triple bogey. In Saturday's two final rounds he had triple-bogeyed and bogeyed that par-four 445-yard hole. For Cupit it was the third hole, where he double-bogeyed. . Really Hurts "That really hurt," Isaid Cupit. "But J thought even on the 17th green that I still could tie Julius —until he knocked in his putt for a birdie. I knew I was gone then." The victory climaxed six w<ieks of golfing gold for Boros, who at 43 years and 112 days was three days older than Britisher Ted Ray when he won the Open in 1920. Starling with the $12,000 he won by capturing the Colonial Invitational at Fort Worth on May 12, Boros has picked up $44;155 In that six-week span. That doesn't count the $1,500 bonus which he and Cup!' and Palmer received for Sunday's playoff before 12,500 on the hot. exacting country club course of Brookline. "But I'll take it," Boros said, "lor it's spendable." Credit* Wedge Shots He credited his wedge shots out of the rough for his victory. "1 always practice getting out of the rough for the Open, and Open courses usually have heavy rough," Boros said. "1 was in the rough around the green' four times Sunday and each time got down in two. The rough is where you can waste shots. 1 don't waste many that way, and that's why 1 have been pretty lucky in the Open." He won it the first time in 1952-"My biggest golfing thrill, for it was my first tournament victory," Boros pointed out. Since that time, he has finished in the top five eight times in 10 Opens. He missed last year's Open when he failed to file his entry on time, and in 1960 failed to make the cut. Asked to explain how he suddenly regained his touch, the stone-faced belter from Mid Pines, N.C., replied: "I just go out there and .hit the ball. When 1 .hit it well, I win. When 1 don't hit it well, I lose. It's as simple as that." Sorry For Palmer He said he felt sorry for Palmer in the playoff "because 1 know he had a bad night and felt horrible out there." Palmer paid his own tribute to Boros. "When you play the kind of golf he did, you should win," Palmer said. "It would have taken a miraculous round to have beaten him, and Jacky and I were just not up to it." Warmer TOMORROW Time to Insulate WHITE'S PHONE 342-0185 Sox, Yanks in Big Series BUD NELSON W. Main St. 342-4811 STATE FARM Mutual Automobllt Insunnct Compinj H«mi Olden Hwmlnfton, lllln«l» and a record of 10 victories in their last 11 games. Excellent pitching, good defense and the recent surge of Roger Maris have put the Yankees well ahead of the best of the league. Outsld of Chicago, Boston is the closest team and trails New York by live games. Maris, who hit 61 home runs in UUU and then had a dismal year in 1962 when he hit 33 home runs and batted .256, clubhrrl his 14th home run against Boston lifted bis average CHICAGO (AP)-Unable to get any outside help, tho Chicago White Sox will have to take charge themselves if they hope to keep the New York Yankees from turning the American League pennant race into a one-team affair. The Sox return home trnm a fairly successful road trip in which they won lour nt seven games over Minnesota and Cleveland to find themselves two games behind the Yankees. The two tangle in a four-game series which includes night dates . Sunday and today, Tuesday and Wednesday over .300. and an afternoon affair Thursday. | Mana| , er Ralph Hmlk has al . The lour games are expected to ; ready named nis p i tc hliig rotation draw more than 100.000. lor the se) , es uhid) the Vankees Chicago split a douhle-hender with Cleveland Sunday, winning the opener 21 and losing the nightcap 2-0. Manager Al Lopez' pitching staff appears to be in shape for the big series smce Sox hurlers alu wed Cleveland a total of four runs in the recent series in which Chicago took three games to one. The Yankees, who haven't been exactly dismantled by the foot injury that has kept Mickey .Mantle out of the lineup, invade Chicago with a three-game winning streak could use as a stepping stone In turning the race into a runaway. Al Downing will open the series and will be followed by Ralph Terry, Whitey Ford and Jim Bouton, who recorded his 10th victory in the 8-0 shutout over Boston Sunday. Lopez will open with Johnny Buzhardt, who has an H-3 record this season and defeated the Yankees three times last year. 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