RBdIands Daily Facts 10-Thon.,Mar.2(,1»4 Baseball for Boys signups April 2 Signups for the Baseball for Boys, Elks, and Optimist leagues will be held April 2 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Franklin School and the Cope Junior High multipurpose room, Lee Fulmer, president of the organization said today. Boys from 8 through 12 can play in the leagues. A player must be 8 prior to July 31 of this year and must not be 13 years old prior to the same date. Proof of birth will be required for those playing the Redlands Youth Baseball p r o- gram for the first time. The Elks league will sign up in the multipurpose room at cope. Boys attending the following schools play in this league: Kimberly, Kingsbury, Crafton, McKinley, Cope and Lincoln. Optimist league will sign up at Franklin school. Boys attending the following schools play in this league: Jlentone, Franklin, Smiley, Lugonia, Parochial or Private. A parent or guardian must be present lo sign for each child, but the player does not need to be present A donation of $6 per boy will be requested lo help defray the costs of the program. Boys who attend a parochial or private school and who played in the Elks league last year may continue to do so, but boys attending parochial or private school and playing for the first time this year must play in the Optimist league. Kiwanis league for 13 and 14 years olds ^vill hold signups on April 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the YMCA. The Lions league for older boys signups will be announced at a later date. Requests league act Finley charges short foul lines aid Yankees CHICAGO (UPI) - The short foul lines in the New York Yan kee Stadium give the perennial pennant winners an unfair ad vantage over the rest of the American League, Charles O. Fmley charged today, and he requested league action to amend the situation. Finley, ovi-ner of the Kansas City Athletics, pointed out that the Yankees, winners of 21 pennants in the last 28 years, have a .674 won - lost percentage at home over that period and only .575 on the road. "The Yankee success at home is due to a great extent to hav ing short foul lines," he wTote league president Joe Cronin. "I feel that this is grossly unfair to the other nine clubs to permit the Yankees to continuously maintain this advantage." The Yankees, he wrote, "should be compelled to erect a screen in right field and left field, which would be equivalent to a 325 foot foul line." Finley asked Cronin lo call a league meeting to make the change possible before the beginning of the 1964 season, but said he had not yet received a reply. "He hasn't had time to answer yet," he said. Finley's survey of the last 28 Yankee seasons showed that the Bombers, whom he charged loaded up witli "pull hitters" to take advantage of the 296 foot. Finley's survey showed that the Bombers hit 2,143 home runs in Yankee Stadium compared to 1,345 for the oppo nents. This difference of 798 home runs means that the Yankees hit 59 per cent more home rims than their opponents, or looking at it another way, means tliat for every home run hit by the opponents in Yankee Stadium, the Yankees hit 1.59. "I am sure you will agree (hat these figures cannot be pushed aside without giving them serious consideration," he wrote. If this is not corrected im mediately," he said, "they'll win 21 or more in the next 28 years. The teams are beat psy chologically before the game starts. The big reason why the Yankees are wmning is their short foul lines, 296 feet in right field and 301 in left. Both Dodgers, Yankees turn sour By Unitad Preis International Don't look now, baseball fans, but the cream of the citrus crop has turned sour. Both the world champion Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees, world series op ponents in 1963, have been something less than spectacular in their Grapefruit League contests this spring, and have set tied to the bottom in their respective league standings. The Dodgers took up position in the National League's Flonda basement Wednesday by submitting to the Milwaukee Braves, 8-3, and the Yankees hovered only two notches above the cellar in the American League after dropping a 2-1 de cision to the Cincinnati Reds. What hurt Los Angeles most of all is that Sandy Koufax was mistreated for the second straight time. Koufax, the Dodgers' briUiant southpaw and hero of the World Series, was cuffed for three runs in three innings as the Braves handed Will pair four Yucaipa defeats both 29 Palms New York to set up challenger for Clay a Banning, Tight pitching boosted Yucai" pa High Thunderbirds past Twentynine Palms and Banning yesterday into the consolation title of the 20-30 Club Baseball Tournament at Coacbella Valley High School. Thunderbird Terry Hainbow twirled a four hitter against 29 Palms for a 7-3 win and Deiuis Hare threw a two hitter for a 6-2 victory over Banning for the title. Hainbow, only a sophomore, had a no hitter going for four innings and then helped his own cause with a triple and a sin glcs. Don Hoechlin pounded out two hits in four trips for the Thunderbirds and hurler J i m Lewis was 2 for 3 for the losers. Hoechlin with a triple and homer boosted the T - Birds, coached by Don Gifford, to the 6-2 conquest of Banning in the nightcap. Yucaipa scored five of their runs in the second inning on two hits, two errors, a pair of fielders choices and three walks. Yucaipa ...001 015 0-7 7 3 29 Palms ..001 OU 0-3 4 7 Rambow, Hare (6), Arps (7) & Wade, Leuis (6); Lewis, Marble (7) i Prince. Banning .. .000 002 0—2 2 2 Yucaipa .. .150 000 x-6 5 6 Lyons, Planter (2) & Abras; Hare & Lewis. NEW YORK (UPI)-The New York State Athletic Commission will attempt today the difficult task of pairing four heavyweight contenders in an "cUm- ination" to produce a challenger for Cassius Clay. This matching is a follow-up of Monday's announcement that the commision will continue to recognize Clay as champion, even if the World Bo.xing Association (WBA) strips Clay of this title for "conduct detrimental to boxing." New York is not a member of the WBA. Ex-champion Sonny Liston of Denver, Colo., is not one of the four designated contenders since he has no license to fight in New York State. However, ex-champion Floyd Patterson of Yonkers, N.Y., was the first man named to the tourney by the commission, perhaps because of his expected drawing power, and despite his number seven ranking by the WBA. The other three contenders and WBA ratings were: Doug Jones of New York, No. 1; Ed die Machen of Los Angeles, No. 4, and Cleveland . WiUiams of Houston. Tex., No. 6. Both Patterson and Jones are clamoring for an immediate shot at Clay. Patterson is so confident of beating Cassius that he offered to fight him for nothing. Jones is equally insist ent upon a Clay fight because "the officials made a present the decision to Clay when wi fought at Madison Square Garden on March 13 last year. ; of Eckland resigns from Cowboys DALLAS (UPI) - Brad Eckland, a defensive line coach with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League, re signed Wednesday. Eckland, 42, had been an assistant coach since the club was organized in 1960. Set fight date TOKYO (UPI)—Former worid flyweight champion Masahiko (Fighting) Harada will meet Jesus Pimentel of Mexico in a 10-round bout at Los Angeles, May 4, Harada's manager confirmed Wednesday night NYLON TUBELESS FIRST LINE QUALITY TIRES $ ALSO • BRAKES • SHOCKS • ALIGNMENT (Front & Rear) • BALANCING • TRUEING 609 N. EUREKA ••ttein af Downtown Off Kamp PY 3-3277 1495 • • E.xch. & Tax DiKsnrin >ed Dtsign — Block ONLY 21 IN STOCK! THE READING BOYS • PHIL • BRICK • DENNY • SCOTT Randy Weaver seventh at Inglewood Terrier golfer Randy Weaver, a member of coach Bob Hahn'; Redlands High tee squsd placed seventh in the Inglewood Invi tational tourney this week. Randy carded a 35-42 for a 77 to place out of the awards brae ket. He had a par on the 10th and 11th and then the rain began. In the driving contest he boomed the ball out 235 yards, but finished second when the last boy knocked one out 2iO yards. Randy tied for first in the putting contest with a 69 and then lost in the first hole of a sudden death playoff. A total of 100 golfers w e r entered in the California Interscholastic Federation event. Monday the RHS swingers will play host to Pacific high on the Redlands Country Club course in a Citrus Belt League match starting at 3:15 p.m. NOW YOU KNOW By United Pr»ss Inttmatlenal The highest unemployment rate in the United States was 24.9 per cent of the labor force in 1933, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. SEE & TRY RCA COLOR TELEVISION Autheriztd RCA Sales A Strvica 508 Orange PY 3-2743 Los Angeles its fifth defeat in nine games. Koufax Is Bombed Milwaukee laced Koufax for six of its 13 hits, and young Braves' left-handed hurier Dan Schneider pitched hitless ball for the first three innings. Willie Davis collected three of the Dodgers' seven hits, includmg a double, and stole a base. The Yankees, who suddenly have developed mto hitless won ders, finally scored a run after 23 straight innings against the Reds but Hal Reniff, New York's pudgy relief ace, balked in the winning run with two out m the ninth inning. Reniff made the balk on 3-2 count to Reds' catcher Johnny Edwards with Cesar Tovar. rookie inflelder, dancing off third base. Jim O'Toole and Bob Purkey set the Bombers down on just four hits. O'Toole hurled the first seven, allowing only a single by rival pitcher Al Downing. New York is now 4-8 in the Sunshine state. Lou Brock, Billy WiUiams, Ron Santo and Ernie Banks each collected three safeties as the Chicago Cubs clobbered the San Francisco Giants, 12-4. Orlando Cepeda led the Giant attack with a single, double and 420-foot home run. Colti Drop Tigers Mammoth Walter Bond, the apparent cure for light-hitting Houston, hammered a two-run homer in the seventh inning to lift the Colts over the Detroit Tigers, 4-3, in the first meeting ever of the two teams. The Ti gers were heartened by the showing of veteran Frank Lary, who blanked Houston for five innings before surrendermg two runs in the sixth and leaving the game. Rookie outfielder Dick Simpson clouted a two-run circuit shot in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles pitching trio of Bo Belinsky, Bob Lee and Bill Kel son shut out the Cleveland Indi- QUICKS — Dave Quick, 19, shows a stop watch timer to his brother Dick, 21, in the Southern Methodist University pool. The Quick brothers hold individual Southwest Conference swimming championships and led SMU to the team title. They are competing this weekend in the NCAA ehompionships ot New Haven, Conn. (UPI Telephoto) Bros. Quick quick indeed ans on five hits as the Angels scored a 2-0 win. Mudcat Grant was the victim of Simpson's smash. Pittsburgh rallied behmd sixth-inning home runs by Ron Brand and Gene Freese to edge the Baltimore Orioles, 5-4. Freese contributed four RBI's to the Pirate attack, lining bases-1 o a d e d single off Milt Pappas in the fourth inning. Rocky Colavito and Jim Gen tile, the newest members of the Kansas City team, went two for three as the A's thrashed St. Louis, 10-3, and the Minnesota Twins piled up a 7-0 lead in the first five innings and coasted to a 7-S triumph over the Chi cago White Sox. Bruins take on collegiate all-stars DALLAS-(UPI) — The broth ers Quick live up to their name in the swmming pool. Both Richard and David Quick won individual championships of the Southwest Conference in leading Southern Methodist University to its 8th con secutive title. This week they are in New Haven, Conn., for the Nation al Collegiate Athletic Associa tion (NCAA) championships hosted by Yale. From there the Quick brothers go to Bartlcts- ville, Okla., for the National Amateur Athletic Association (AAU) championships. Their coach, A.R. (Red) Barr| of SMU caUs Dick and Dave Quick "a great pair.of boys." Dick, a junior, will be SMU's team captain next year and the coach said his inspirational leadership alone would be weU worth a scholarship if the 21- year-old swimmer never en tered another race. Dave, a sophomore bent on an electrical engineering career, is a sprinter who Ban- said "is not a practice swimmer." Dave Likes Competition "The tougher the competition, the better he is," Barr explained. The brothers are not copy cats. They have different interests apart from swimming, and specialize in different pool events. Dick won the 400-yard Individual medley title in the conference meet, with a time ofl 4:30.8. He also swam the butterfly lap on the medley relay teams. He is an inch taller at 6 feet than Dave, weighs 175 and wants to coach swimming with' his physical education training. Dave, 182 pounds, has the [conference records of 22 seconds flat in the 50-yard free style, and 48.4 seconds in the 100-yard freestyle. He shaved two-tenths of a second off both marks set a year earlier. Dave also swims the freestyle lap on the medley relay and anchors the freestyle relay for SMU. Their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Quick, live three blocks from the SMU campus, but the brothers have dormitory rooms on the same floor. They dress differently, belong to different fraternities, double date only Walt Hazzard named player of year NEW YORK (UPI) — Walt Hazzard, the PhUadelphian who led UCLA to the NCAA basketball championship, was named player of the year by the U.S. basketball Writers Association Wednesday. Hazzard, a 6-feet-3 guard, was one of the chief reasons behind the Bruins' 30-0 record this season. He averaged 18 points per game, but his biggest asset wast his playmaking and abiUty to 'pick up" his teammates. Hazzard will receive a frophy at halftime of the final game in the Olympic basketball try out5 at St. John's University AprU 4. once in a while, and study different subjects. Studies Late Engineering at SMU for Dave is a five-year course, altemat- mg eight weeks of work and eight of study in a "coop program." His exams kept him iip late at m'ght and interfered with training for the NCAA meet. But Barr still rates Dave an edge in taking NCAA individual honors. "He won't even know who the defending champions are and will go after them like any other swimmer," Barr said, explaining it's Dave's first such test. The brothers learned to swim in Austin, Tex., when they were about 8 years old but moved to Wichita, Kan., for their first real competition. Their father, a tire company official, sought out coach Barr when transferred to Dallas with his high school age sons. Barr suggested they swim at Highland Park High School, and it was the natural thing for them to go on to college ca reers practically next door at SMU. SUU in high school their 17-year-old sister, Carolyn (Kitten) Quick. You might know she is an other quick swimmer, one of the best in Texas. Lakers find Ihe range, win107-105 By United Press International Z Frank Selvy is going lo «et T his night after all. ; Selvy, a. veteran Los Angeles * Laker guard who has an- ; nounced that be would retire ; after the current National Bas- • ketball Association playoffs, « will be honored Saturday night when the Lakers host the St. • Louis Hawks in the fourth game Z of their playoff series. Z The Lakers, who lost the first J two games to the Hawks, ^ finally found the range Wednes- ; day night as they edged St. • Louis 107-105. J It looked for a while as if the • Hawks would sweep the West- « ern Division series and there Z would be no Frank Selvy night. 3 But Elgin Baylor came* through with one second to play • with a 20-foot jump shot to give Los Angeles their must win. ;j In the Eastern Division, the Cincinnati Royals rolled over ^ Philadelphia 101-89 to go into a 2-1 lead in their playoff series • with the 76ers. 3 Oscar Robertson led the Boy- " als, hitting 28 pomts, and Jack ; Twyman pulled m 21 rebounds ; and scored 25 pomts for Cmcin- j nati. * The Royals lost Jerry Lucas « in the first period when he ag- « gravated a back injury which he suffered the night before, > but Wayne Embry and Tom Z Hawkins made up for the loss ; with 19 and 16 rebounds respec- ; lively. ; In the Lakers' victory, St. ; Louis, down by as much as 16 ; points in the first period, final- • ly Ued the score 105-105 with 27 : seconds left. Los Angeles took I possession of the ball with 11 1 seconds to go and Baylor drib-: bled until the last possible mo-; ment before arching the game-; winning shot. ; Jerry West, who had been ; having shooting troubles during ; the last part of the season, led ;' the Lakers with 3S points. ' The Lakers and St. Louis play '• the fourth game Saturday and > Cincinnati and Philadelphia also. play their ne.xt game Saturday. Koufax puzzles spring training opponents LOS ANGELES (UPI) — The UCLA Bruins—victors in 30 bas ketball games this season on their way to the NCAA championship—take on a large order tonight when they met a col lection of collegiate all - stars at the Sports Arena. As usual the Bruins will have to look up at their opponents on man-to-man basis. Their tallest starters are forward Keith Erickson and center Fred Slaughter, both 6 ft. 5 in. Others in the Bruin lineup for the 8 p.m. PST tipoff will be: forward Jack Hirsch, 6 ft. 3 in., and guards Gail Goodrich, 6 ft. 1 in., and Walt Hazzard, the AH - America play-maker, 6 ft in. Coach Slats Gill of Oregon State will handle the all-stars in an effort to do something his team couldn't accomplish dur- in the regular season—beat the Bruins. GUI will start Mel Counts, hi; ft. center, with WichiU's Dave Stallworth, -6 ft 7 in., and Princeton's Bill Bradley, 6 ft. in., at forwards; and Villanova's Wally Jones, 6 ft 2 in., and Dnke's Jeff Hullens, 6 ft in., at guards. Facts aassified Ads Can Sell Anything CaU 793-3221 At Empire Bowl: Forester Mixed High Game — Loren White 249, Yuvone Bell 201, Series- Tom Haugh 586, Shirlee Lutes 551. Standings: Swing-a-Longs 6044, Toppers 58H-45i4, Hill Benders 58V4-45V4, Robins Hoods 56V4- 47W, Wistful Four 53-51, Stow Starters 50-54, We Four 4954^, Hootenannies 48-56, Four Restors 45-59, Four Pine Cones 4-163. Wednesday Mixed Four High Game and Series — Ray Pirrung 232, 589. Alberta Cloud 193, 537. 200 Club — Len Bobbins 200, Ray Pimmg 232, George Loomis 213, Dave Dietzel 201, John Lagerquist 201, Joe English 211, George GrifEin 210, Hugh Backner 204. George Griffin had 12 splits, no opens and bowled his highest series 563. Freeday Dodgers High Game and Series — Gale Paxton 235, 606, Bing Emmerson 201, 502. 200 Club — Al Bento 202, Carl Huckaby 200, Bob Lawrence 201, Gale Paxton 235, Bob Emmerson 223, Bing Emmerson 201, Wayne McLeod 202. Standings: First American Title Co. 52-32, Redlands Three Min. Car Wash 51-32V4, Gairs Men's Shop 51-33, The Pantry 4414-42V4, Pinkys 40V2-43V3, Sorenson's 37-47, Ronda Sussex 35-49, Jims Chevron 33Vi - 50H, Huiskens 29-55. Wednesday Ladies. Handicap High Game and Series — Ann Dailey 196, 512. Standings: Garvey Motors 7042, Ells Belles 67-45, Harolds Shoes 66^^-45^, SaUy Shops 62V4-49H. JoNanns 59V4 - 52Vi, Wayne Gossett 56-56, The Sleepers 53-58*7%, A and P Auto Parts 52%-59Vi, the Red Bam 43-69, Gay 90's 29K-82V%. Standings: Sedgwick Arnegard 50Vi-33Vi, Jacinto and Son 50-34, Babcock Const 50-34, CWT Rec. Club 50-34, Farmers Ins. 4341, Save U More 42% - 41%, Nance Engineers 42ii-4IH, Corrigan Chevrol 40-44, The Foursome 37Vi - 46%, Duperron Sprinklers 36%-47%, Bills Douglas 33%-50%, fishermans Retreat 28-56. Invaders drop opener to Blades 7-3 AtTri City Bowl: WednMday Scratch Trie High Game and Series — L. Riley 215, 584. 200 Chib — L. RUey 215, J. Martinw 202,. T. SeUers 202. Standings: Mikes Barber Shop WIS, A and P Auto Parts 29-19, Three Aces 24-24, Woods Rentals 21%-26i4, Team Four 21-27, Team Two 18V4-29%. By United Press International Those hockey buffs who were expecting to see Denver and Portland fight it out for the Western Hockey League cham pionship had better take a second look at the league's playoffj standings today. The Invaders and Buckaroos standings, and the form charts indicate ix)th teams should survive the first round of the playoffs and oppose each other in the finals. But both Denver and Portland have now lost theur opening playoff encounters, and the Ioss-| es have come at home where both teams played their best hockey during the regular season. The Invaders lost the opener ot their best-of-seven series to the Los Angeles Blades 7 Wednesday night Gordon Vaj- prava's hat trick made the big difference for the Blades, who finished third in the regular season. The fourth-place San Fran Cisco Seals opened the playoffs Tuesday night with a 64 win over ninnerup Portland. The Blades got three goals in each of the first two periods Wednesday night and led 6-0 before Denver finally cracked the scoring column in the final stanza. Connie Madigan had two LAKELAND, Fla. (UPI) — Sandy Koufax is at the stage of' spring training where opponents; aren't sure whether he's con-' centrating on R i D (research and devlopment) or his control. That the National League's Most Valuable Player seems primarily concerned with adding to his variety of pitches appeared fairly obvious, and a contributory factor in Wednesday's 8-3 loss to Milwauke. Koufax was drubbed for six bits and three runs in three innings. The Dodgers sent Don Drysdale against Phil Regan of Detroit in today's exhibition contest, m which Los Angels attempts to even its spring mark at 5-5. Neither his teammates nor the opposition has much doubt about Koufax' continued ability lo throw the fast ball. But until 1961, no one was quite sure where he would put it. including the talented left bander. Wednesday, and in a previous » outing against the New York ^ Yankees, Koufax was hit hard. " He also gave up two walks',' Wednesday, about his average.; for nine innings m the 1963 " campaign. Koufax was experimenting ^ with a change on his fast ball t in Wednesday's brief turn. " It didn't prove too deceptive » to the Braves, as the score * indicated. ^ There is speculation that Koa- * fax will attempt nme innings in his next start, as the start ot * the season is only about two ^ weeks away. No one seemed ^ perturbed about the exhibition ^ bombing, and Koufax himself ^ has stressed the primary value i ot the spring drills is to give * him an opportunity for plenty of work. :2 goals for Los Angeles and Har- oU White and Jimmy Baird contributed one each. John Sleaver, Larry Keenan and Fred Hucul scored for Denver. Francisco and Portland resume their series at Portland's Glass Palace tonight be-j fore shifting to the San Francisco Cow Palace for three games. Crown Song favored ARCADIA (UPI)—Crown Song t came in last in his most recent « outing at the Western Harness ; meeting but still held the fa-^ vorite's role in the $6,000 Monterey Park Purse today on the strength of an easy win earlier on the Santa Anita mile course. Wednesday's featured $10,000 Los Angeles Trot was won in a photo finish by Ebsti Jim under the reins of driver-trainer Russell Valles. Hasti Jim nosed out Express Rodney and returned $7JO for the victory. Marco Hanover was third. ripl* crown on TV NEW YORK (UPI)-The Colombia Broadcasting System (CBS) win televise-Thoroughbred racing's triple crown this season. The crown consists o£ the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
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