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Bob Purkey taking things easy By United Press International Bob Purkey is taking things easy tlii? spring because he has every intention of working mighty hard this summer. Sidelined with an ailing shoulder during much of the 1963 season, the Cincinnati Bed right-hander believes he will make a comeback this year. Purkey led the National League in percentage with a 23-5 record in 1962 but fell to 6-10 because of the shoulder ailment m 1953. In the past Purkey has been one of the hardest workers in the Reds' spring camp but he's going slowly this spring. "I don't want to pitch in those first couple of exhibition games as I've done in the past," he said Monday. "Before I give my arm a real test I want to build up its strength." Purkey threw 150 pitches Sunday and another 150 on Monday and reports no soreness in the area of the shoulder affected by his muscular miseries. Vernon Law of the Pittsburgh Pirates is another former 20- game winner who believes he is licking his physical ailment. Law, a 21-game winner when the Pirates won the world championship in 1960, had a 4-5 record last season but has been impressive in spring workouts Pirate Manager Danny Jlur- taugh also praised the hard- tlirowing of Joe Gibbon and Bob Veale. Around The Camps: Tony Taylor's two-run homer was the big blow of the Philadelphia Philhes' training camp game.. .Manager Gil Hodges indicated that the battle for the Washington Senators' third-base job will be among Don Zimmer. Chuck Cottier, John Ken nedy, Frank Garnett and Frank Coggms. Chicago White Sox third-base man Pete Ward, who suffered a back strain last Monday, was released from Memorial Hospital Monday. He was told to take things easy for about a week. . .Wes Parker, a 24-year old rookie first baseman and outfielder, is latest rage of the world champion Los Angeles Dodgers' Vero Beach, Fla. camp. Parker has seven hits in . 10 trips for a .700 batting average in intra-squad games. Bob Allison, working out at first base for the Minnesota Twins Monday, had a homer, double and single in a camp game.. .Manager Ed Lopat fielded Kansas City Athletics' No. 1 infield for the first time: Jim Gentile at first base, rookie Dick Green at second. Waj-ne Causey at shortstop and Ed Charles at third.. .Manager Johnny Keane announced that Ernie Broglio, Bob Gibson and Ray Sadecki or Curt Simmons will share the St. Louis Cardinals' pitching assignments against the New York Jlets next Saturday. Second baseman George Smith hit a three-run homer as the Detroit Tigers downed their farmhands, 12-2. Bill Regan, 16- game winner last season, re tired six straight batters in the two innings he pitched.. .Cen- icrfielder Jimmy Wynn worked out at third-base in surprise move in Houston Colts' camp. AT DODGER CAMP — Dodger pitching coach Joe Becker, left, end manager Wait Alston concentrate their thoughts on player action during an intra-squod ball game at the Dodgers spring training camp in Vero Beach, Flo. (UPl Telephoto) Parker leads Dodgers in , batting VERO BEACH, Fla. (UPI)Switch-hitting Wes Parker, one of four first-year men on the roster, today carries the highest batting average on the Los Angeles Dodgers into the club's fifth intra-squad game of spring training. Parker, 24, smacked two tri pies and a single ^londay to up his average to .700—7 to 10—in contests. ^^^^^ ^,^4,^^^ ^y, The first baseman-outHelder, The ritual is clima.xed by the duet's bowing, head throwing, tail shaking and pirouetting with half-open wings. Army orders re-examination of Cassius Clay W.-^IflNGTON (UPI) — The Army today ordered a re-examination of heav}^veight champion Cassius Clay's draft acceptability. The Army said results of a pre-induction examination taken by Clay at Coral Gables, Fla., in January were "inconclusive." Clay was said lo have flunked the mental test. There was no amplification. Clay said earlier in Louisville, Ky., that he would undergo s reexamination Friday. Clay told a reporter in Louis ville that he had planned to go to New York this week but now I'll have to wait until after my test." The test presumably will be given at Clay's draft board here. Clay also gave indications that he would remain a member of the Elijah Muhammad group of Islam — sometimes called Black Muslim — move ment, rather than following Malcolm X, who has broken off from the movement to espouse more militant tactics. "I am a fighter and I am religious," said Clay. "I am not going to do anything that's not right. I don't know much about what Malcolm X is doing, but I do know that Muhammad is the wisest." Clay said that Muhammad "taught Malcolm X all he knows and cleaned him up." Say Clay ill-advised Negro star speaks out against Black Muslims Bullets let blows engine LOS ANGELES (UPD-Balti- more Bullets' coach Bob Leonard said Monday night the team's jet plane blew an engine shorUy after takeoff from St Louis on a flight Sunday night to Los Angeles. Despite poor weaUjer conditions, the pilot was able to return to the airport Three hours later the team took a second flight here for their scheduled National Basketball Association ame with the Los Angeles Lakers. The BulleU lost 122 - 102 Return Ritual When a mate returns to t h e nest, storks enact a strange greeting ritual. The waiting bird noisily ratUes its big red bill, throws its head forward in a stiff, formal bow and the re in a split season last year, batted .305 at Santa Barbara and .350 at Albuquerque. Clay Bryant, who managed Parker at Albuquerque, said he is convinced "he can make this team." To protect Parker from drafting by other clubs, the Dodgers will keep him on the Dodger roster this season. Bob Bliller stood out in Mon-i,,.„,. , T ^•lr —•» day's game, won by PWl Col-l'^P" - Jo* D'Maggio sympa- tier's Cats 9-3 over Bob Hunt-lthized — unofficiaUy — today ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI)—Earl Batley, Negro star catcher for the Minnesota Twins, spoke out against the Black Muslims today and said they are hurtmg not only world heavyweight champion Cassius Clay but the entire Negro race. Weighing his words carefully, Battey said he like Clay personally and that the Muslims "even have some good points" but he felt the newly crowned champion had been "ill-ad vised" to go around espousing their cause. I am a Negro myself and I Icnow that there is prejudice in some quarters against my race," he said, "but the Muslims are dead wTong in preaching black man's supremacy. According to the Muslims," Battey went on, "they want an exclusive Negro state. They think that is the ideal solution. But that is not the answer. We Negroes must have help from all races, and they from us. Can you imagine the Negro trymg to make a livmg without dealmg with the white man? It simply could not be done." Battey said he was confident that no Negro ball player in the major leagues is a Muslim member. "I know most every Negro in the majors personally and I don't think they would ever join that group," he said. Battey, who feels strongly to ward the Negro cause and par ticipated in the famous March on Washington last year, said it was imperative that Clay, as the new heavyweight champion of the world, set a "good im age" for the general public and the youngsters of the nation. 'I like Clay because he has confidence in himself," said the Jlinnesota catcher, "and I respect his accomplishments in the ring. 'However, he is setting him self off as an individual apart by his stand. How about some of his handlers and backers? They arc not all Negroes. 'I agree whole-heartedly with Uie Muslims in one regard. That is not forcing myself on anyone. If a man can't judge me and accept me for what I am, then I don't need him or wish to associate with him." Belinsky on mound as Angels play Cleveland TUCSON, Ariz. (UPI) — Bo Belinsky took the mound today for the Los Angeles Angels — the team he hopes will be his for the season—in his first per forraance of 1964 agamst the Cleveland Indians. The intent southpaw, who was getting his sun at the close of last baseball season in Hawaii with the Angels' Islanders farm team, shared pitching chores in the Arizona warmth with another lefty, Danny Rivas, and righthander Bill Kelso, a former Dodger. Opposing Belinsky for the first three innings was 36-year-old Seivy to retire GREENVILLE, S.C. (UPI)Los Angeles Laker star Frank Selvy will retire from professional basketball at the end of the National BasketbaU Association season and will join the coaching staff of his alma mater, Furman University, where in 1954 he set a scoring record of 41.7 points per game and established the college single game high of 100 points in a game. Dick Donovan who had 20 wins in 1962 and fmished last year wiUi a 11-13 record. The game with the Indians was the first of four on the Angels' exhibition tour to this wek in Arizona and was made without Barry Latman who suffered a badly sprained ankle Monday in a running exercise at Palm Springs. Latman, figuring high in the Angels' pitching service this year, fell and twisted the left ankle, but an X-ray examination proved negative. The Angel hurler gave up just one hit in a three-mning stint against the Chicago Cubs Sunday. Fifteen other Angels remained behind at the training camp in Palm Springs including Albie Pearson who has a sprained grom muscle. NOW YOU KNOW By United Press International New Hampshire has been electing convention delegates in a presidential primary since 1916, according to the New Hampshire Red Book, a legislative guide. Lakei^ down weary Bullets By United Press International Coach Fred Schaus knows his Los Angeles Lakers will not finish any higher than third in the National BasketbaU Association race, but he certainly would Uke for his team to win a majority of its remaining games to build momentum for the playoffs. Schaus said after the Lakers downed a weary Baltimore Bullets team 122-112 Monday night that "we need five or six wins for the drive against the NBA's top clubs. Los Angeles impressed Schaus with their performance against the Bullets. He said his min ran well in the game, but every time the Lakers broke out for a lead they let up and the Bullets were quick to take advantage. "Our course you can't run the entire 48 minutes," he added. Baltimore Coach Bob Leonard however, wasn't at all excited about the Lakers' work on the court. He described his Bullets as "tired and mentally not pre pared for the game" since the team had been eliminated from the playoffs. Credit for the Laker victory went for the most part to Jerry West who exploded for 18 points in the third quarter and finished with a game-high total of 37. Frog season opens June 1 in Southland The frog season in Central and Northern California opened March 1 and will run through November 30, the Department of Fish and Game announced this week. The bag limit on frogs is 24, and. there is no size limit, the DFG said. They may be taken at any time of day or night during the open season, and lights may be used. Legal frog-taking methods include spears, grabs, paddles, book and line, dip net, bow and arrow fishing tackle, or hand. Jlethods other than those listed are not permitted, the DFG said. The season in Southern California will not open until June 1, the Depailment noted. This mcludes the counties of Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego. The bag limit in these areas is 12. A valid 1964 fishing license is necessary for the takmg of frogs. DiMaggiotellshowbe got$100,000 By OSCAR FRALEY FORT LAUDERDALE. Fla. er's Harriers. The deciding game in the %vriter's managerial contest was to be decided today when Collier's squad faced Jo« Hendrickson's. Miller, notably effective in the last part of the 1963 season in relief, set down nine batters in order in the three innings he worked. He struck out four batters and allowed but one ball out of the infield. Don Drysdale, Pete Richert, Larry Sherry and L>-nn RogaMa took turns on the mound today in the six-inning game. TREASURE HOUSE Your unused furniture or ap- j)liances will find a ready ma: ket through Classified Ais. 151 runs and 46 homers. The next season they offered me S25,000 and I figured was worth more," DiMaggio remembered with a grin. "I held out the whole spring framing season and finally signed for what they offered. But they docked me for the two weeks and five days I lost and told me I wouldn't be paid until 1 started playing. I got in shape in three days and that was no bunk because I hit .500 the first three weeks I played. "But the holdout," he aghed, tilting his cap over his eyes, cost me $1,500 on a pro rata basis." Even so, DiMag recalled he was an almost annual holdout until Dan Topping took over as a Yankee owner. "That Ed Barrow, he was the toughest man in the world to wiUi young Jim Bouton. The 24-year-old Yankee right­ hander thinks that his 21 victories last year should have doubled his salary to $20,000. The Yankees have offered $18,000 and if he doesn't sign by midnight Wednesday it'll cost him $100 a day off of what has been offered. DiMag^o, his hair a shade whiter than iron gray and the 50 years he will have lived come November drawing faint lines on his face, knows what Bouton is going through. Back when DiMag was 21 he joined the Yankees for $8,500. They raised him to $15,000 the second year and he batted .346 while leading the league with.|deai with," said Joe. "I re- remember when I finally got up to the point where I was asking for $45,000. Barrow's gruff voice said to me, 'do j-ou know that Lou Gehrig never made more than $41,000 after playing 13 years for this club? And what do you think of that, Mr. DiMaggio?" Joe stared Barrow right in the eye and replied: "All I can say is that Lou Gehrig was underpaid." And that statement ended this salary confab. Joltin' Joe'is holdout days ended when Topping became club president. "He called me in and gave me a raise of $31,500," said the Yankee Clipper in some awe. "That raised me to $75,000 in 1348. The ne.xt three years he paid me $100,000 a year." DiMag could have had more than that, he revealed. Topping offered him a $90,000 salary with an attendance bonus which would have returned DiMag $125,000. "But I wanted to be the first $100,000 player," DiMag rem inisced. He earned that sum for three years and then, in the spring of 1952 turned down another $100,000 contract in his "man to-man dealings with Topping,' by-passing General Manager George Weiss completely. "I decided after Barrow I'd work only with the top," Joe said. So it was understood that my salary was between Top ping and me. And he had been so great to me that I felt I'd be a fraud to take another $100,000 firom him when I couldn't pay ofL So I retired. lAnd I've never been sorry about it one minute." Rve teams grab NCAA gold rings By Unittd Prttt International V i11 a n 0 T a , Connecticut Princeton, Creighton and Tex as Western grabbed the first gold rings in the 1964 NCAA basketball camivaL In a tripleheader at Philadelphia Monday night, Villanova beat Providence, 77-66, Connec ticut surprised Temple, 53-48 and Princeton topped 'VMI, 8660. At Dallas, Te-X., Creighton dovraed Oklahoma City, 89-78 and Texas Western halted Tex as A&M, 68-62. The three Eastern winners move on to the semifinals Raleigh, N.C., Friday, where Villanova meets Duke and Con necticut plays Princeton. In Midwest semifinal region als at Wichita, Kan., the same night, Creighton faces Wichita and Texas Western takes on Kansas State. Tonight's opening Midwest re gional action at Evanston, III. pits defending NCAA champion Loyola of Chicago against Murray State and Louisville against Ohio University. West Lineup In the West, at Eugene, Ore. Utah State goes agamst Arizona State U. of the Western Athletic Conference and Oregon tate attles SeatUe. Villanova, ranked seventh in the final UPI ratings, set up a tight zone defense to stop Providence, making its first NCAA tourney appearance. Sophomore Richie Moore scored 25 points for the Wadcats and Wally Jones added 17. Providence was held to only 56 shots as Villa nova controlled the boards John Thompson paced the los ing Friars with 18 points. Connecticut avenged an early season loss to Temple as the Yankee Conference champions overcame a 47-46 deficit with 4:23 remaining on Bill Dellasala's two successful jump shots. Temple held an early 15-7 lead and was ahead 26-24 at mtermission. But Dellasala reserve sparked the Huskies' second-half spurt. He matched teammate Dan Hesford's top production of 14 points. Bill Kelley topped Temple wiUi 16. Bradley Leads Tigers All - America Bill Bradley scored 34 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Princeton to turn a close game into a rout of VMI in the second half. The Tigers, trailing 35-34 at intermission, sank 20 of 30 fioor shots in the final 20 minutes Bradley's basket with 16:57 re maining put Princeton in front for good. He netted 12 field goals during game and added 10 free Uurows, Bill Blair, wiUi 20 points, and Joe Kruszewski, with 19, made up the brunt of Uie VMI attack. Elton McGriff matured from a 7.1 season average to score 25 points against Oklahoma City and Paul Silas broke the SouUi em Methodist University Coli seum rebound record with 27 rebounds for Creighton. Mc Griff, a native Texan, tallied 16 points in the first half for the Nebraska school and was ably abetted by Fritz Pointer, who lived up to his name with 23 points. Bud Koper of Oklahoma City had a game high of 27. Jim (Bad News) Barnes put Texas A&M to bed with a mag nificent 42-pomt performance. The 6-foot-7, 240-pound Texas Western star tallied 18 points in the first half when the Ag­ gies led his team, 35-32, and then scored 24 of the winner's 36 points in the second half. Drops to Tie Michigan, which had akeady clinched an NCAA berth, fel ilnto a tie for the Big Ten Con ference tiUe with Ohio State by losing its finale to Piurdue, 81-79. In other Big Ten games, Illinois beat Iowa, 90-67 and Indiana defeated Northwestern, 76-68. In the first round of the NAIA tournament at Kansas City, Mo., St. Mary's (Tex.) toppled Centiral Connecticut, 64^2; Mansfield (Pa.) routed Maes (Ala.) 99-79; Indiana Central defeated Morris Harvey, 92-81; Huntongdon (Ala.) edged Hastings (Neb.) 89-87; Georgetown (Ky.) eUminated St Joseph's (N.M.), 87-79, Grambling (La.) ousted Quincy (UL), 75-72, Bockhurst (Kan.) downed East- em Montana, 77-70. Kansas State prepped for its NCAA action by whipping Iowa sue, 74-69, and Oklahoma State mauled Oklahoma, 80-47, for Ck>ach Hank Iba's 700th career win. Redlands Daily Facts Tiwi, March 10, 1964 - 9 CARNIVAL By Dick Turner "Just going to prepare Junior's bath. Why?" iR OR BETTE %i |?|-«^5Qj5y JULIUS BOROS '**''''*****^^UJS. OPEN CHAMPION Editor's Not*: This it th« first in a series of golf instruction articles by Julius Boros, U.S. Open champion. There doesn't need to be a bit of difference between your weekend match and one of our major golf tournaments. They're played with the same clubs and balls and according to the same rules. The only problem is for both of us to apply the same pha- osophy to our respective games. Your mental attitude can be exacUy the same as is ours when we're lining up a single putt for thousands of dollars. A case of jitters in either in stance can be fataL When we are on the regular tournament circuit, it's up to us to develop a mental attitude that becomes as grooved as our swing. You should do he same. The trouble with the average golfer is that he has a tendency to become a litUe jumpy when he starts bearing down to win, He swings a litUe harder, and the first thing you know his game has gone up like the noon balloon. You know your game when you step on the first tee. Us- uaUy you know your opponent's game. The thing for you to do is to go about shooting the score of which you know you are capable. Don't worry about the oUier fellow. Pace yourself to play your game. If you can accomplish that, nine times out of 10 the other feUow wiU beat himself. Corrigan ranch offer rejected VENTURA (UPI)—A $2.4 mB- lion offer to buy the Corrigan- viUe Ranch in San Fernando Valley was rejected Monday by Judge Lewis Drapeau of Super ior Court, which received the property for saleis purposes. The ranch, a tourist attraction and site of many western movies, is owned by former cowboy film star Ray Corrigan and his ex-wife, Rita. Judge Drapeau said the bid by Kristine Development Co. and the Sandee Corp. of Los Angeles was "not a good business deal. The offer has too many conditions." GUEST STAR HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — Robert Walker Jr. wUI guest star on one of "Dr. Kadare's" television episodes. BOROS: The U. S. Open champion's winning form is key to '.'Par or Better." If you can shoot the score at which you are aiming, your opponent usuaay becomes so entranced trying to beat your game that his own score wia suffer. There are undoubtedly many angles to the physchological side of golf and probably most folks have their own theories. I just have one big simple one that I want to share with you: Never beat yourself. Make the other fellow try to do it. 'From the book. "Par Golf or Better" by Julius Boros. CopjTlght by Prentice-HaU. Inc.. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.( Firm sues police force in Burbank LOS ANGELES (UPI) - A book-binding firm raided by police three years ago in a crackdown on obscene literatiu-e filed a $1 million damage suit Monday against authorities responsible for the raid. West Coast News Co. claimed it lost that amount in- sales during the 18 months that police kept 400,000 paperback books seized by the raiders. The suit was filed against the Burbank chief of police, the city attorney, a Municipal Court Judge and several police officers. TIZZY By Kate Osann Ruby in upper 27 per cent tests show DALLAS (UPI)-Jack Ruby is more intelligent than 73 per cent of the population of the United States, a psychologist who examined him testified Monday. The psjfchologist. Dr. .Hoy Schafer of Yale University, said Ruby has an inteUigence quotient (IQ) of 109, putting him in the upper 27 per cent of the population. "My fatiiar say* a s :ovenmiMit bureau is where the taxp^rs' shirts are kept!"

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