Redlands Daily facts 10-Thurs., Mar. 12,1964 Redlands opens CBL track season Friday Redlands High defending Cit rus Belt League championship track and field team opens 1964 league competition tomorrow afternoon against Pacific Pi rates on the Terrier oval. Field events start at 3 p.m. Coach Bill Cunningham's Terriers were nudged out of first place in the Fontana Relays last weekend by San Bernardino but are rated a solid choice over the Pirates tomor row. Hurdler Steve HuffstutUer halfmiler Harold Edwards and sprinter Dennis Gidcumb will be ready to go against Pacific after being hobbled in the Fohi events. Sprinter Roger Cox will lead the Terriers in the running events while Larry Butler is top man in the high jump for Redlands. Butler cleared 6-3 in the Fontana meet. U.R. swim team defeats Whittier 65-24 University of Redlands var sity swimmers scored a 65 - 24 victory over visiting Whittier college yesterday in the Bulldogs pool. Weldon Diggs led the victors by winmng the 200 yard freestyle in 2:06.6 and the 500 free in 6:14.0. Rylie Smith, Vic Archer and Bren Hirschburg all won two events for the freshman who smashed the Whittier frosh 67-8. Eight members of the UR team will be entered in the NC AA District championships tomorrow and Saturday at Long Beach. Tom Jenkins, Dick Kintz, Chuck Falazone, Dick Archer, Bren Hirschburg, Gary Evans, Allen Newell and Ryle Smith will be in the NCAA meet. 200 freestyle — Diggs (R), 2:06.6; 50 freestyle — Jenkins (R) 24.8; 200 individual medley — Parker (R), 1:32.1; 100 free style — Falzone (R), 57.4; 200 backstroke — Parker (R), 2:43. 6; 500 freestyle — Diggs (R), 6:14.0; 200 breaststroke — Parker (R), 2:37.1; 400 medley re lay — Redlands (Jenkins, Kintz, Falzone, Scott), 4:40.2. Final score: Redlands 65. Whittier 24. Frosh score: Redlands 67, ^Vhit• tier 8. NEW FACES • w Sulkies take over at Santa Anita ARCADIA (UPI)—The trotters and pacers swung into action at Santa Anita today with the opening of the Western Harness Racing Association's 20 • day spring meeting. The field for the Girl of the Golden West Trot was headed by Cyrus Bell's Hasti Jim in the field of six that included the entry of Carolina Rodney and D o n n e r Hanover, Joey Montgomery, Glidden Hanover and Sophia Hanover. The Riverside Trot drew 11 starters, including Filter, Natch ez. Crown Song, Avalon Bomber. Record Mat and Intermezzo. SSf^CME/Z'S. AT LlTTLB/aOiXtf^'&S Jimmy Brown regained football rushing title Dodgers to leave for Mexico City VERO BEACH. Fla. (UPI)The Los Angeles Dodgers were scheduled to leave today for Mcuco City where tbey will play a three-game weekend scries against Mexico City "teams, beginning Friday night. Friday night's game will be the first in the Dodgers' 29- game exhibition schedule. In Wednesday's intrasquad game, Jim Campanis. son of Dodger director of scouting Al Campanis, hit a three-run home run in the last inning to lead his team to a 5-3 victory. Campanis' blast came off Bob Rado\ich in the bottom of the ninth inning. Sandy Koufax pitched three innings for the losers, giving up three hits and one run. Joe Moeller gave up all three runs to the losing side. NEW YORK (UPD-Amazin; Jimmy Brouu regained his Na fional Football League rushing Utle with a vengeance, leading the Cleveland Browns to the team rushing crown and dominating every individual category, official 1963 statistics showed today. Brott-n alone out-gained 11 of the 14 NFL teams on the ground. The 228-pound Cleveland fullback gained a record 1,863 yards — almost 70 per cent of Cleveland's rushing total — to replace 1962 champion Jim Taylor of Green Bay, who finished second after snapping Brown's streak of five straight individual titles. Rushing standings are figured only on net yards gained, but Brown led in every conceivable category. He posted the best average per carry (6.4 yards) to succeed Amos Marsh of Dallas; taUied most touchdowns rushing (12) to oust Taylor, who had 19 in 1962; carried more than any other player (291), 14 short of the record he set in '61; had the longest run —SO yards for a score against Washington, Sept. 15 and had the best one-game performance. Cleveland's 2.639 yards rush ing was nearly 400 more than runncnip and 1962 champion Green Bay, and 500 more than third-place Pittsburgh. Minnesota was fourth and St. Louis fifth. Team leaders included Baltimore, Tom Matte, 541 yards; Chicago, Joe Marconi 446; Dal las, Don Perkins, 614; Detroit, Dan Lewis 528; Green Bay, Taylor. 1,018; Los Angeles, Dick Bass, 520; Minnesota, Tommy Mason, 763: New York, Phil King, 613; Philadelphia, Tim Brown, 841; Pittsburgh, John Henry Johnson, 773; St. Louis, Joe Childress, 701; San B'rancisco, J.D. Smith, 560; Washington. Dick James, 384. In other behind Brown and Taylor ranked Tim Brown, Johnson of the Steelers, Mason, Childress, Dick Hoak of Pittsburgh, and Tom Moore of| Green Bay. EyansYiile aims at small college title NYLON TfRES ALSO • BRAKES • SHOCKS • ALIGNMENT (Frenf * Rtir) • BALANCING • TRUEING 609 N. EUREKA Bettem of Downtown Off Ramp PY 3-3277 EXCH. & TAX 670 X IS Tgb« Typ» Blackwcll THE READING BOYS • PHIL • BRICK • DENNY • SCOTT READING TIRE and BRAKE For Stftty Sak* By United Press International Evansvillc dined on a mild diet of big time victories this season and now would like the .\CAA small college basketball tournamcDt title for dessert. The Aces, two - time winners of the tourney and rated 1964 small college champion by UPl's Board of Coaches, dominated first found competiUon Wednesday night with a 95 73 victory over California Poly technic. EvansviUe beat Purdue and Arizona during the regular season. In other opening round games at Evansville, Ind., Ak ron surprised sixth - ranked Hofstra, 77-58; North CaroUna A&T edged Adelphi, 83-80, and State College of Iowa topped Southeast Missouri State, 93-85. Semifinals Tonight Evansville meets the loxva squad tonight and Akron takes on North Carolina A&T in the semifinals. The fitle game will be played Friday night. The National Invitation Tournament swings into action tonight as New York University plays Syracuse and St Joseph's (Pa.) tussles with Miami (Fla.) at Madison Square Garden. NC.\ major college compe Ution resumes Friday night on four fronts. Lakers win second game in a row By United Press International With the National Basketball Association season in its final stages, some of the lower- ranked teams are showing their fangs. The Philadelphia 76ers rolled over the St. Louis Hawks Wednesday night 124-111, after building up a 14-point lead in tlie first quarter. The Hawks, one and a half games behind the San Francisco Warriors in the Western Division, managed to fight back and tie the score at haUUme, 56-56, but the 76ers had little trouble building up a lead again. The Los Angeles Lakers, an early season power in the West- em Division but now firmly implanted in third place, won their second game in a row Wednesday night by beating Baltimore 115-109. This does not seem like much of a feat until you realize that it is only the second time since Jan. 24 the Lakers have won two games in a row. Hal Greer scored 42 points to lead Philadelphia over the Hawks in a game in which the Hawks' owner, Ben Kemer, was chased from his front row cat by the referee. Kemer objected to one of the official's calls and arose from his scat standing inches from the playing floor. Referee Earl Strom approached him and the two men stood face to face for about 15 seconds, until Kemer left his seat. Captain Elgin Baylor led the Laker win, scoring 25 points. It was a game of scoring binges, as the lead changed hands sev eral fimes. Early in the second quarter the BuUeU led 39-37, but four minutes later Los Angeles had built up a 53-41 lead. By intermission, BaUimore was again in the lead 58-55. In the third period, the Lak ers came from an 82-77 deficit to a 90-82 lead in three minutes. This gave them the lead for good although the Bullets came close several times. Baltimore's Walt Bellamy was high man in the game with 31 points. Mele thinJcs Twins will go places ORLANDO, Fla. (UPI) - In Manager Sam Mele's book, there are two things the'Minne- sota-Twins did wrong last year that they aren't going to do this commg season. One was to let the opposing clubs hit too many home runs in the Twins' own ball park and the other was the lapse in the Twins' defense. Mele thinks he has solved both situations. For the first, the Twins have raised the screens in left and right field from eight to 12 feet. For the second, Mele is going to do more platooning in the late innings so he'll have his Texas oilman to run third AFL team CHICAGO (UPI) - A Texas oilman, who has held stock in two American Football League teams, said today he expected to run a third one, in CUcago, in the 1965 season. Nash Dowdle, 40, of Midland, Texas, said he was "100 per cent certain" he would obtain a Chicago franchise from t h e league, probably at its June meeting, and had posted S2S,000 earnest money. Dowdle said he had decided on his head coach, a general manager, and a talent scout, but that he did not know where the team would play. He was considering as possible sites the Chicago WTiite Sox' Comiskey Park, Soldier Field, Northwestera's Dyche Stadium, and Notre Dame Stadium at South Bend. Ind., 90 miles away. However, a Big Ten rule which might be repealed now would prevent Northwestern from renting its facilities. Five of the league owners, he said, had assured him of support in his bid for a franchise. Eighty per cent of the league owners, or seven of the current eight members, must approve allocation of a franchise. best defensive club on the field. If they both work out as planned, Mele feels the Twins •finally are going to jcU and win the pennant." "And once we get on top," he predicted, "we'll stay there long time for we are a young team. We have the power, the speed and the pitching. In 1962 c had the defense; in 1963 we didn't." He went into statistics: Have Fielding Lapses In 1962 the Twins finished second in fielding; in 1963 they fmished eighth. In home mns, the Twins hit 112 in their own park-while the opposition hit 99 last season. "We found." Mele revealed, "that the left handed hitters of the other clubs were driving more balls over the right field fence than our left handed hitters were. "So we raised the fence four feet. "Sure, I'U admit we did it because we felt it will help us. The figures bear me out. "We stacked up pretty well when it come to hitting home runs in the other team's park, but we didn't have the advantage we should have had at home. "Now. with the new height of the fences in left and right, I think we should increase our home run output at home and decrease that of the other teams." Injuries Hurt Club As for the fielding, Mele pointed out that third baseman Richie Rollins was handicapped by usjuries, shortstop Zoilo Versalles made almost twice as many errors as the year before and second baseman Bemie Allen, a rookie standout in 1962, didn't get started in 1963 unUl nearly the end of the season. 'As a result our double play production fell off," Mele said. There's no reason they shouldn't all do better this year. There's one more thing Mele would like to correct — the strikeout habits of three of his slugging stars: Harmon Kille brew. Bob Allison and Jimmie Hall. They hit 113 home runs and batted in 267 runs. But they struck out a total of 315 times, "Most of them, it seemed to me, came on called third strikes," Mele said. "They've, got to cut down on them." So long as they keep hitting home runs and batting them home, however, Sfele isn't nearly as concerned as much about their strikeouts as he is about cutting down opposition home runs in the Twins' park and correcting those defensive flaws. If he succeeds in doing both ot those things, the Twins could go all the way. McBride to start for Angels against Red Sox SCOTTSDALE. Ariz. (UPI) Ken McBride was manager Bill Rigney's choice to start against the Boston Red Sox today as the Los Angeles Angels tried to come up with their first win on their Arizona exhibition tour. Following McBride in turns on the mound were Don Lee and Paul Foytack.. The Red Sox were expected to counter with Arnold Earley, Dick Radatz and either Bill Monbouquette or Dave Morehead. The Angels dropped their second straight exhibition tilt 4-3, to the Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., Wednesday. The Cubs triumphed in the nmth innmg when rookie shortstop Don Eaddy got help from the wind in driving the ball over the right centerfield fence to break a 3-3 Ue. Homers by two other Cub freshmen in the fourth inning accounted for the other Ctiicago runs. First baseman John Boca- bella hit a two-run fourbagger to right field and centerfielder Billy Cowan followed with a solo homer to left. Both came off pitcher Bob Lee. The Angels tied the score in the seventh when two walks by Lindy McDaniel were followed by Frank Kostro's double. Bob Sadowski's sacrifice fly and Joe Koppc's single to bring in two runs. McDaniel was tht winning pitcher and Aubrey Gatewood, who gave up the homer to Baddy in the ninth, was the loser. At Empire Bowl: Empir* Laagua High Game — Peggy Tate 208, Series — Pat Buyak 578. 200 Club — Peggy Tate 208, Pat Buyak 207. Standings: Save U More Sta- Uons 48W-23i4. Kivett Real Estate 46-26, Hals Gals 45-27, Keras Market 44-28, Llama Turkey Ranch 42-30, Corinnes Smart Shoppe 42-30, Huffman Tile Co. 38V4-33M!, Oak Glenn Eggs 38-34, Jims Barber Shop 34-38, Calimesa Builders 33-39, Chemical Exhaust 31%-40li, La PeUte 30-42, Rowells 30 - 42, Mikes Barber Shop 30-42. Mor- biUers BBQ 24'/i-47Vi, Nash Cleaners 19-53. nie Melugin 194, 550. Standings: Garvey Motors 40, EllsBeUes 60-44, H a r o 1 Shoes 59Vi-44i4, Sally Sho 57H-46H, JoNanns 56VS - 47V4 Wayne Gossett 54-50, A and Auto ParU 52-51V6, The Sleep-: ers im -55V!, The Red Bar 42-62, Gay 90's 25VS-78V3. Wadnesday Man's Handicap High Game — C. Surfer 232 Series — Carl Lockwood 590 200 Club — F. Barnes 226, Costelow 200, Jim Smith 201, Les Johnson 201, C. Surber 232, L. Easter 201, C. Alexander 206, George Collins 230, Bob Wag ner 205, Loren Hadley 214, Carl Lockwood 225. Standings: Inland Business Const. 71-33, O.K. WaU Co. 7034, Harlows Appliance 57H-46!-2 Forester Mixed High Game — Harold Hi 11!Redlands Cab 54-50, Guy Pierce 212, Bobbie Myers 204, Series— Les Kent 521, Bobbie Myers 548, 200 Club - Harold HiU 212, Chuck Gladish 201, Bobbie My ers 204. Standings: Swing a Longs 56 40, Toppers 55'^-40Vi, Hill Bend ers 53V2-42«, Robins Hoods 49« 46V2, Slow Starters 48-48, Wist ful Four 47-49, Hootenannies 4650, We Four 45-50'/^, Four Re stors 41-55, Four Pine Cones 3858. Wadnasday Niters High Game — Joe English 228, Mary Lou Backner 200, se ries — Joe English 614, Fenna Gipson 490. 200 Club — Bud Bales 2 01 Joe English 228, George Loom is 200. George Griffin 2 0 8, Mary Lou Backner 200, J o h Lagerquist 226, Harry Tate 205 Bob McCormick 205. Standings: Sedgwick Amegard 47Mr-30Vi, Babcock Coast. 47-31, CWT Rec aub 47-31, Jacinto and Son 46-32, Save U More 40ii-37^, Farmers Ins. 40 - 38, Nance Engineers 39>/2-38'.i. The Foursome 35Vi - 42'/i. Cori gan Chevron 34-44, Duperon Sprinklers 32-45^i, Bills Douglas 32>Ti45Vi, Fishermans Re treat 26-52. Tennis chief won't meet rebel ployers MELBOURNE, Australia (UPI)—Norman Strange, president of the Lawn Tennis Association of AusUalia (LTAA), said Wednesday night a "sum- , .^o v t - «. mit conference" between offi- House 40^4-37^:, Emmersons 40- ,„j A..-:- Pantry 39Vi-38'/i, Dutch Girl 39-38Vi. Pmkys 38Vi-39«!, Sprenson Engmeering 35-43, Fraaway Dedgars High Game — Amos Notting ham 232, Pat Buyak 209, Series — Amos Nottingham 607, Celeste Jones 549. 200 Club — Mary Gleason 200, Lucy Koopman 201, Al Bento 221. Don Warren 200, Cari Huckaby 202. Harold Hartwick 200. Bob Lawrence 209, Amos Nottingham 232, Pat Buyak 209, Hazel Parker 201, Dutch Kutcher 210. Bill Lutes 223. Standings: Gairs Men Shop 49-28, First American Title Co. 49-28. Redlands Three Mm Car Wash itVi -2aVi, Ricbies Steak NBA Stondings SEE & TRY RCA COLOR TELEVISION Authorized RCA Sales X Service 508 Orange PY 3-2743 Eastern Division W. L. Pcf. Boston 56 20 .737 Cincinnati 53 24 .688 Philadelphia 32 41 .438 New York 21 56 .273 Western Division San Francisco 45 30 .600 SL Louis 44 32 .579 Los Angeles 59 37 .513 Baltimore 30 46 .395 Detroit 20 54 .270 Wednesday 's Results Philadelphia 124 St Louis 111 1 Los Angeles 115 Baltimore 109 1 (Only games scheduled) |l cials and rebel Aussie players would serve no useful purpose. Strange was commenting on a statement by Australian Davis Cup Captain Harry Hopman asking the two sides to get together again when the players' return from overseas next November. Three players, Roy Emerson, Ken Fletcher and Martin Mulligan, now are playing abroad in defiance of an LTAA edict that they should not ap-J pear in an overseas tournament before March 31. The three reb- Jims ChevTon 31^-46Vi, Ronda Susses 30-48, Huiskens 27-51. Wadnesday Ladies HighGame and Series — Lin- els have been barred from official Australian teams until April 1, 1965, as a result. Strange said frequent meetings had been held with the players in the past, but they were of no avail. Const. 53'/2-50',-:, Satt Dimas Milling 51'/-!-52'/2, Johnson serv ice 51!^-52!4, Redlands G 1 a s 43-60Vi, Team Seven 43-61 Bruce Union 59-45, Hick a n Hartwick One 41-63. Hick and Hartwick Two 28^4-75'/=. At Tri City Bowl: Wadnesday Scratch Trio High Game and Series — B Peters 268, 679. 200 aub — B. Peters 241. C, Alexander 220, C. Brooks 207 J. Gray 216, L. Riley 216, Martinez 201, H. Wikert 219, J, Coleman 210. Standings: A and P Auto Parts 25-15, Mikes Barber Shop 25-15 Three Aces 20-20, Team Four, 18-22, Team Two 16H - 2314 Woods Rentals 15Vi-24V5. St. Petersburg tourney opens ST. PETERSBURG, Fla, (UPI) - The S2S.0OO St. Peters burg Men's Open golf touma ment gets under way today with all but six ot the field of 150 pros and 10 amateurs hop ing a trend now in vogue con tinues. In the nine Professional Golf Association events played to date on the winter tour, no one has been able to win twice. Six prior toumey winners this winter are entered here. Only Gary Player, Paul Harney and Tony Lema did not enter. An early favorite role has been puined on leading money winner Jack Nicklaus, making his first appearance here. He will be hard-pressed by third- place money winner Mason Rudolph, National PGA Open winner Julius Boros, British Open champion Bob Charles, and a host of other top pros. The defending champion is youthful Raymond Floyd who came here last year at the age of 20 and without having won dime on the tour. His 274 over the par 72 Lakewood Country Club course allowed him to pocket the top money. A darkhorse this year is Mill- Barber, the relatively un known pro from Texarkana. Tex., who was in a three-way tie in the Pensacola Open with Player and Arnold Palmer who also by-passed the tourney. Conley, Bond planning '64 comebacks By United Press International Two of the biggest men ia baseball currently are plotting to stage two of the biggest comeback stories of the 1964 season. That would be 6-foot-8 Gene Conley, the Boston Red Sox* elongated right hander, and Walter Bond, the mammoth 6-foot-6 outfielder of the Houston Colts. Conley, who doubles as a pro basketball player with the New York Knickerbockers, spent most of last season on the shelf 'with an overdose of arm trouble probably traceable to a basketball injury. When he did pitch, big Gene was ineffective and finished the season with « ballooning 6.59 eamed run average in nine appearances. But this year the 10-year major league veteran, who was the mainstay of the Red Sox staff in 1962. is determined to start anew. .Conley pitched four innings of scoreless ball as Boston whipped the Cleveland Indians. 124 Wednesday for their first victory of the exhibition season after four consecutive defeats. Conley, the tallest player in baseball, surrendered only one hit — a smgle — as he boosted his scoreless inning streak to seven. Catcher Bob Tillman was the Bosox hitting star with a double and a triple which accounted for four RBI's. Bond, who was sliipped to Jacksonville of the International League three weeks after the 1963 season opened without so much as one at bat, was purchased by Houston from Cleveland on a conditional basis. But so far there have been no grumblings in the Colts' camp. Bond blasted a double and two singles in three times at bat Wednesday to run his hit- tmg streak to six safeties in his last six appearances. Bond had slashed a 420-foot home run on Tuesday in his bid to nail down starting spot in the Houston lineup. Two veteran southpaws. Curt Simmons of St. Louis and Billy Ho eft of Milwaukee, both pitched impressive ball in intra-squad games in their first competitive tests of the spring season. Simmons walked the first man to face him. induced the next batter to hit into a double play, then retired the next seven hitters in order. Hoeft limited the Denver Bears of the Pacific Coast League to three hits in four innings before giving way to rookie Clay Carroll, who pitched five hiUess innings in the 3-0 Milwaukee triumph. Around the camps: Catcher John Orsino of the Baltimore Orioles will be out of action for tliree weeks as the result of a torn muscle capsule of the ring finger of his right hand.. .three rookies — Don Eaddy, John Boccabella and Billy Cowan- hit home runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Jim Campanis, a rookie catcher and the son of the Dodgers' director of scouting Al Campanis, tagged a three- run homer in the ninth inning for the first Los Angeles circuit shot of the spring.. .Manager Charlie Dressen named Frank Lary to start the Detroit Tigers' openmg game of the ex- i b i t i 0 n season Saturday against the Minnesota Twins after the burly righthander, attempting a comeback, hurled minutes of batting practice. Shortstop Ed Brinkman socked a two-nm homer in a Washmgton camp game. ..Ken Harrelson gamed the spotlight the Kansas City camp with perfect 3-for-3 day.. .and rookie outfielder Sam Bowens slammed a homer and double a Baltimore squad game. Santa Anita votes dividend ARCADIA (UPI). -A $7 cash dividend per share on the new $50 par value capital stock was voted Wednesday by the board of directors of the Los Angeles Turf Club to shareholders of record March, 24, 1964. The Turf Club, operating corporation for Santa Anita Racetrack, also declared a special dividend of SO cents and a two per cent stock dividend, subject to permission from the state commissioner of corporations. Also at the meeting, all members of the board of directors were re-elected. Mike Hegan guns for Pepitones job By OSCAR FRALEY UPJ Sport* Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Like in the case of James' liehael Hegan. If the last name is familiar, here's a reason. His sire. Ileveland Indians. Big Jim wasn't much of a itter. But as a receiver he •as one of the best, turning is arts toward directing the ; hurling genius of such as Bob Feller, Early Wynn, Jim Lemon and Mike Garcia, to name a few. Jim Hegan no longer wears the Indian livery. Instead he's a quiet member of the Yankee baseball entourage. His official listing is that of bullpen coach. Still, and there may or may not be a connection, the Yankee roster lists a pair of He- gans. The oUier is James Michael Hegan, better known as "Mike." He's only 21 and he doesn't appear to carry the 188 pounds which are listed for his seem- jingly chunky six foot, one inch frame. But as a first base hopeful he may juggle thmgs I for the Yankees, if not this year at least in the next one ;or two. The Yankees long have had first base difficulties. Until Joe Pepitone took over full time last year, anyhow, whoever ruled the sack seemed on a sometime basis. Now it would appear that Pepitone has it wrapped up. Yet don't ignore Mike Hegan. He has been in organized ! baseball only two years since the Yankees signed him out of. Holy Cross College where he I was a fine freshman halfback and a very good first baseman. The Yanks have a good out- Ifield. Mickey ManUe, Roger Maris and Tom Tresh. One could go at any time. Mantle I has been plagued over the years by bad knees- and legs. Maris, a one-year wonder, hit j only .256 and .259 the past two 'years and dropped from 61 home runs to 33 and theii down to 23. At $80,000 a year, that isn't much of a payoff. Young Mike Hegan, if he hits, could drive Pepitone into the outfield. Who surrenders his spot there, is questionable. At the prices involved, the first rated victim could be Mails.
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