12 - Sat., April 11, 1964 Redlands Daily Facts Dodgers, Angels open two-game series LOS ANGELES (UPI)—The world's champion Los Angeles Dodgers go after a victory tonight that has eluded them for two years when they meet the city champion Los Angeles Angels in the first of a two-game series. Both clubs took the city championship seriously and announced their top pitchers would work in the pair of games for which two trophies are at stake—the A! Malaikab Shrine Trophy and the Mayor's Trophy. For tonight's encounter, the top pitcher in baseball, Sandy Koufax, was scheduled to open for the Dodgers with Dean Chance on the mound for the Angels. Don Dyrsdale is scheduled to relieve Koufax and Hon Perra" noski will follow. Barry Latman picks up for Chance in his first appearance at home in an Angel uniform since being acquired from Oeveland. For Sunday afternoon's con test, Johnny Podres, Bob Miller and Pete Richert were named by manager Walt Alston to handle the pitching chores while manager Bill Rigaey tabbed Bo Belinsky as his first hurler. The first city series game was played in 1962 at Palm Springs with the Angels coming from behmd in the last two in nings to score a 6-5 victory vie tory. The series moved to the Chavez Ravine stadium the two clubs share last year and again the Angels were victorious, taking 4-3 and 3-0 decisions. The city series in its short history has grown so rapidly in stature and interest that crowds of better than 30,000 were anticipated for each game. The Angels leave for Washington immediately after Sun day's contest for the presideU' dal opener Monday against the Senators. Rigney expected to go with the same lineup he will use in Washington and includes a pair of iwkies—Bobby Knoop at second base and Dick Simpson in centerfield. Others in the Angels' starting lineup will be Albie Pearson in left field, Jim Fregosi at shortstop, Charlie Dees or Joe Adcock at first, Lee Thomas in right field. Bob Bodgars catching and Chance pitching. With Maury Wills resting a pulled leg muscle suffered Thursday against the Trojans, the Dodger lineup will consist of Dick Tracewski at short, Jim Gilliam at second, Willie Davis in centerfield, Tommy Davis in. left field, Ron Fairly at first, Frank Howard in right field, John Werhas at third, John Roseboro catching and Koufax pitching. Gene Carson sets VaHey mile record Gene Carson, former Redlands high trackster, set a new Pastrano ready to fight Olson NEW ORLEANS (UPI) ~ Great first year for Berra Experts predict Yanks will win World Series NEW YORK (UPI) - The New York Yankees won't get] revenge on the Los Angeles Dodgers this year but they will^ wind up with the winners' share of the World Series pot o'gold. Experts takmg part in the United Press International's annual pre-season baseball survey 'predict that the Yankees will rebound from their unprecedented four-game series defeat of 1963 to make Yogi Berra a World Series winner in his first season as a manager, But the experts see the Yank- ess beating the San Francisco Giants — not the Dodgers — in the 1964 World Series. The Dodgers, according to the experts, will finish second in the National League pennant race. The voting supported the wide-spread feeling that the Yankees will win easily in the American League but that four, five or even six teams may be contenders in the National League. Overwhelmintf Favorites Nineteen of the 21 sportswrit ers and broadcasters, all of, whom have viewed the teams in spring training during the last month, picked the Yankees to win and one each selected them for second and third places. That gave the Yankees 207 o£ a possible 210 points and an overwhelming 32-point lead over the Minnesota Twins, who finished second in the overall balloting. The Twins received the two first-place votes which did not go to the Yankees and wound up with 175 points, 14 more than the Chicago White Sox. The top three were followed, in order, by the Detroit Tigers (155 points), Baltimore Orioles (131), Cleveland Indians (110), Boston Red Sox (75) Los Angeles Angeles (70), Kansas City Athletics (41) and Washington Senators (30). Six teams—the Giants, Dodgers, St Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Cincinnati Beds and Pittsburgh Pirates — re ceived at least one first-place vote in the National League voting. The Giants had 11 first-place votes, nine for second and one for third giving them a total of 199 points. The Dodgers bad five for first and eight each for second and third for 187 points and the Cirdinals were third in the balloting with vote totals of 2-3-6-7-3 spread over the first five places and 162 points. Following in order were the Phillies (137 points), Milwaukee Braves (124), Reds (123), Pirates (86), Chicago Cubs (71), Houston Colts (44) and New York Mets (23). Eight experts picked the Yankees to win the World Series, seven picked the Giants and four chose the Dodgers. The Cardinals and Beds received one vote each. Pomts were given on the ba sis of 10 for a first-place vote, nine for a second, eight for third and so on down to one for a lOth-place vote. Johnson sees some power in good right arm WASHINGTON (UPI)-Presi dent Johnson, an "old first baseman," believes there still some power left in his good right arm. The Chief Executive, who was presented a gold pass to league games by American League officials Friday, said he planned to be on hand at Monday's season opener between the Washington Senators and the Los Angeles Angels to throw out the first ball. "I'll try not to throw it too far," he said with a laugh to the photographers who will be assembled in front of his pres idenlial box, "I wouldn't want to hit any of you. I've got 5 good arm." Cleveland staggered by loss of Birdie Tebbeits (EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the last of 20 tffspafchet en th* 19M prespeels of the major U»gu» clubs.) • By SCOTT BAtLLlE UPI Sports Writer TUCSON. Ariz. (UPI) - The Cleveland Indians, already beset by attendance woes and reports Of a possible franchise shift, now are staggered virtu ally on the eve of opening day by the loss of manager Birdie Tebbetts. Tebbetfs, stricken by a coronary attack just last Thursday, appears out of action for the season and, while he remaios manager in name only, coach George Strickland has t>een given the unenviable job of carrying on for him. Strickland win be frying, as Tebbetts was, to mold an improved team out of a mixture of old faces, phis some new ones who could help. Vttwan* On Hand The older men on hand include veteran outfielders Al Smith and Wally Post Among the new ones are Leon Wagner, who belted 26 home runs for the Los Angeles Angels last year although dissatisfied with the remote fences of Chavez Ravine. The Indians also bought outfielder Chico Salmon from Denver of the Pacific Coast League after his .325 average won the loop title. Wagner and Smith were obtained in oU-season trades while Post is in camp on a trial basis. Established younger players include third baseman Max Al vis and center fielder Vic Da- valHIo, who both starred as rookies last year. Strickland is expected to stick mainly to last year's lineup while hoping that such key men as shortstop Dick Howser, DavaliUo and catcher John Romano .won't be laid up for lengthy periods as was the case in 1963. Infield Seems Set Howser, who was obtahied from Kansas City last Jlay when Tomy Martinez failed to make it as a rookie shortstop, is accorded the edge for the job. The rest of the infield seems set Max Alvis, who had a fine rookie season and paced the Indians in five batting departments, is sole proprietor of third. All-purpose Woodie Held is at second base. At first base is Fred Whitfield, who smashed 21 homers from the left side of] the plate last year. The catching apparently will be divided between Romano and Joe Azcue. The latter came along as an impublicized player with Howser from Kansas City La a swap for catcher Doc Edwards and hit .284 after Romano was shelved with his broken finger. Wagner and Davalillo seem set in left and center fields. In right field there sot only is Smith and Salmon but Al Luplow. The pitching seems to be in good hands with such proven right-handed starters as Pete Ramos (9-8), Dick Donovan (U-13), Jim Grant (13-14), and Gary Bell (8-5) stiU on hand. Bell also has shown well in re-] lief. Jack Kralick (13-9) gives Tebbetts the needed left-handed pitching. In relief there is Jerry Walker (6-6) Ted Abemathy Eagles pick up Mafson for his defensive s DETROIT (UPI)-When the name . OIlie Uatsoa is men tioned one generally thinks of a man running with a fbotball im- der Us arm, going over or aromid any defender who happens to get in his way. Thus, to the average football fan it seems odd that a team would want him for his defensive ability. But, apparently, that's why the Philadelphia Eagles picked him up Friday from the Detroit Lions along with defensive tackle Floyd Peters in exchange for offensive tackle J.D. Smith. Matson, 6-foot-2, 210, was one of the game's greatest runninL backs, but at 34 years old has been recently bothered by in juries. SUU, Detroit Coach George Wilson thinks Matson is ca pable of helping the Eagles — offensively, or defensively. 'Sure, Ollie's not the guy he once was, but he's still pretty good," Wilson said. "And, if he doesn't break into their offen sive backfield, they can use him on defense. "In fact, I was planning to use him mainly as a defensive back this year. He played the position with Los Angeles be fore we got him." And Eagle Coach Joe Ku harich trying to bolster the Philadelphia defensive units^ probably will try Matson on defense. He has Tim Brown, Ted Dean and Clarence Peaks as running backs. Smith, a 6-foot-5, 2S0-ponnder from Rice Insfitute, will proba bly be used by Detroit at right tackle, a spot vacated by the death early this year by Lucien Reeberg. He has been a regular at Philadelphia since joining the San Bernardino Valley (^ege mile record yesterday when the Indians had a triangular meet with Fullerton and Southwest- "ligeiish" Willie Pastrano, hav- ^m- ing made a successful first de- Carson toured the four laps m £ense of his light heavyweight 4:19.5 for the SBVC record. He crown with a brand new ag- came back later to win the two gressiveness, today was ready mUe in 9:45.0 and became the to accept a non-title fight with only double winner of the meet contender Bobo Olson at San Fullerton won the meet with Francisco May 22. 89H points to the Indians 86 and It would be a nationally-tele- VA for Southwestern. vised fight, matchmaker Teddy Brenner of New York's Madison Square Garden, said early this morning. Pastrano, 28, was elated at his upset technical knockout victory Friday night at the Municipal Auditorium over Argentina's Gregorio Peralta, the heavyweight champion of South America who had pared down to 174% pounds to challenge for the light-heavy crown. Orange County board shuns stadium plan Anaheim and enthusiastic Ma- over 28-year-old Peralta when club m 1959 as a second-round draft pick. Peters, who like Smith is 27, was obtained from the Cleveland Browns in 1963 as a re placement for Alex Karras. Karras and Paul Homung of Green Bay were suspended for the 1963 campaign by National Football League Commissioner Pete Rozelle for betting on games. ers. The Ortiz faces Lane in 15-round title bout SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (UPI) Lightweight champion Carlos Ortiz of New York, whose training has been hampered by a lack of sparring] partners, faces Kenny Lane tonight at Hiram Bithom Stadium in a scheduled IS-round title fight Lane, who at 32 is five years older than the champion, is a lefty from Muskegon, Mich. In an effort to prepare for Lane's left-handed approach Ortiz hired some Puerto Ricao southpaws. After the champ jarred them a few times, the lefties walked oat of camp and Ortiz completed his training with righthanders. Ortiz, who has won 43 of 47 pro bouts, is a solid 8-5 favorite, over Lane. The challenger has a'career record of 85 victories, 11 losses and one draw. Ortiz has a guarantee of] $62,000 while the challenger wiU take home $12,500. Promoter Bob Leith had anticipated that] the bout would draw about 22.000 because Ortiz 'was bora in Puerto Rico, but dae to lag^g ticket sales he has reduced his estimates to 18,000 with a gate of about $150,000. Ortiz and Lane have split two prerious bouts. Lane dedsioned Ortiz in December, 1958, and Ortiz scored a second round TKO in June, 1959, after he cut Lane so badly that their fight (7-2) and Gordon Syfiried (0-1) for the vacant junior welter- as wen as BelL 'weight was stopped. yor Rex coons, will .ppar«.tly ^e o ^'aT^^TTet "d;;: "go It alone" m a bid to hire ^^^^ ^ome out for the sixth the Los Angeles Angels here. „^ of a five-stitch The Orange County Board of cut on his left brow. Supervisors, who had been it was a bitter defeat for working with the City of Ana- Peralta, who had won a lopsid heim with a,proposal to build ed lO-round, non-title decision a 50,000 seat stadium, declined over Pastrano last September to act on a motion to approve at Afiami Beach and who was the proposal Friday. confident of repeating for the William J. Phillips, board of title, and favored at 7-5 in the supervisors chairman and the betting, only member who showed de- Peralta suffered the cut in sire to back the plan, announced the same place he sustained at the meeting that the county one last Jan. 24 when he scored had decided not to be a party his second victory over conten- to the plan. der Wayne Thornton at New The Angel management sub- Y^"^^ "''^ ''f^^ l}^^^ P mitted a letter of intent Thursday, explaming the terms to be _ . Srt^/st -vHV? vote on a franchise move. ~ --^e at^^e .J^T-J°°'^.'^^^'^'^J°^ rounds. He instructed referee the bmldmg of a $20 miflion pete Glaruso at the end of the stadium and later planning for fj^jh to stop the fight a 14,000 seat indoor arena was ^ ^as a sensational fight not dimmed by the supervisors' ^h^e it lasted. The disappoint- ^ction- ingly smaU crowd of 4,176, In an impassioned speech to which provided a gate of only the city council. Coons urged about $35,000, was itself disap that the city could go ahead on pointed when the battle was the project without the county's stopped at the start of the sixth participation. A motion to pro- round. ceed with the acquisition of a Willie received the biggest 135-acre site at State College purse of his long career—$50,Road and Katella Avenue was 000 from the sponsors of this approved unanimously by a nationally televised match and voice vote. about $7,000 flrom the net gate. Del E. Webb, head of one of Peralta received a flat $16,000. the n a t i 0 n's top construcUon firms and Yankee co - owner, told the council that his company would have no problem meeting the April, 1966, deadline for readiness of a stadium- one of the conditions set by the Angels, who are bound to remain at Dodger Stadium through the 1965 season. Wester joins top drivers at Riverside event RIVERSIDE — Don Wester, the third-ranking driver in professional sports car competition for 1963, joined three other top chauffeurs today in filing official entries for the April 2S U. S. Road racing Championsbip race at Riverside IntemaUonal Raceway. The Monterey (Calif.) veteran The new paved, banked quar- ^iU drive the same Porsche 904 termile racing oval at Orange Co"Pe with which he 1«1 the Show Speedway gets its midget <*ase for last year's ro.d ear inaugurafion Sunday after- ""^'"S crown during part of the noon under the fire of Pamelli ^^^td Mlf H^ ^ New paved oval greets midgets at; Orange Show Jones and other top rated driv- ir, , TT c A..t„ ri.,k ,1, attempt to break the current pionsh^p speedfest by the Cobra-Fords. Fhrst race of the J. C. Aga- ' ^ - ^ . j janian directed elght-event pro- . Other entriw recavrf today gram is at 2:30 o'clock with one ^^^'^^r,L}f'^/rf„^}^!^ i«n n„ni!fvina .rn„n^ fho »v.!t. ^<^^ Muther of Laguna and the amous "Balmobile," a Buick- powered Porsche entered by lap qualifying around the exciting new high speed track at 1 P:-: i '^™f.!J '^°'^^"^Bat""M :;Lr «n ^orVe^. distance for the 18 fastest driv- t„„. A team of three SUng Rays 1 <• ,t « also was entered by Norm Ber management of the Or- LO^ Angeles, ange Show Stadium has s p e n t _ „.^, ^„ „„ ,u„ more than ^0.000 in recen't im- Rj -^yTulR^ p 'rolfam'-^ °i Tomin-g cars, wiU offer points tened It the Orange Show Speed- ^oj^ting toward the 1964 manu- way, for speed it now certainly fadurers championship while represents. tj,e i82.mile feature event for Jones of Torrance, along \rith sports cars will pay pomts to- several more drivers, will be ward the coveted drivers cham- making fareweU Southland ap- pionship for 1964. The Riverside pearances before heading for program is the third in a series eastern races and Indianapolis of eight USRRC events sched- trials. Pamelli, of course, is the uled across the nation. Indy double record holder The talk around the Houston Colts is that Paul Richards, their reigning general manager, bankers to get back on the field again as dugout boss. . . and will persuade himself to do so just as soon as the 0)lts can come up with a respectable team.. . Missing from the VCLA con-] tingent at the Olympic basketball trials was Keith Eriekson, a star of their rush to the nation- Hearing for special deer hunts The California Fish and Game A base racing purse of $7500 quahfymg (151.153 mph) and p]us accessory prize monies is the distance (143.137 mph). expected to lure all of the na- Leading the opposition agamst ijon's leading professional driv- the Indianapolis king is B o b ers. Wente of St Louis, USAC's na tional midget car champion. Drivers of the local area against Pamelli and Wente include Don Horvath and Bemie Schecter of Riverside, Porky Raebowitz of Rubidooz and many more, AH the Southland favorites win be on deck inchidhig Billy commission has scheduled a Cantrell of Anaheim, driving the public hearing May 22 in San redhot No. 2 Offy owned by Bernardino to consider three Jack London of Oakland; Allen special deer hunts proposed for- Heath, one-armed racing won- the county this year, der of Northridge in a new Of- Although a hearing site has fy; Johnny Moorhouse of Santa not been announced, the meet- Ana, Bobby Hogle of B u e n a ing is slated to start at 7:30 p. Park, CRA champion; Colby m. The hunts are planned for Scrotgins of Eagle Rock, Norm Western San Bernardino coon- Hall of Hollywood, Dempsey ty, the desert and in the Santa Wilson of Hawthorne, plus a Ana canyon drainage northeast group of upstate stars led by of Redlands. Iron Mike" McGreevy of Hayward and Tommy Copp and Don Meacham of Fresno. Along with the 50-lap "main and opening 3-lap trophy dash for the four fastest qualifiers, the program includes four Angeles 10-Iap heat races and the semi- San Francisco WHL standings (Final—Best of Sevan) W.L.CF.GA] 117 6] 116 7 main. SELL IT TOMORROW IWith low . cost Classified AdsiNo game scheduled. FRIDAY'S RESULT San Francisco 5 Los Aageles 4 SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE WaltHizzard al championships. But Keith must have stopped hustling when the season ended. Why wasn't he at the Olympic test? . . , "Missed the plane," an swered Captain Walt Hazzard succinctly. . . Hazzard, the No. 1 collegian m the country, has been consistently downgraded by the b-j cal Los Angeles Lakers as a pro prospect, for his defensive deficiencies. Does it bother him?. . . "Don 't they look kind of silly," asked Walt, "after the NBA poll?". . . referring to the NEA AU-American team chosen by the pro coaches in which he was the only man named on ev-] cry ballot Worst thing about all the honors coming his way, admitted the slick guard, was that they kept him out of classes for almost a month. . . Yogi Beira will go for almost any off - fieU activity, except bowling. And he 's part owner of a New Jersey set of alleys. Yogi walked into a bar in Tampa. Ckraple of Yankees were sitting around. . . "mk on thel rocks," «uidly yeOed floe. "Double yogurt," commanded the ether. . . easy fly ball.When the side was retired, he trotted in, still boiling over the muff. The father] he ran, the madder he got When he reached home plate, he stopped, took off his glove and flung it angrily into the stands. A few seconds later, someone in the stands threw it right back at him. . . Ever hear of Karl Mildenberger, Nino Benevenuti, Luis Folledo, Brian Curvis, Francois PavUIa? They're all prominently ranked fighters in the Ring's latest listings. And we didn't even get down below the welterweights. . . Jim Gentile of the K a n s a City Athletics stands to make some $3,000 extra this season if he can keep his weight below ]213. Owner Charley Finley called the mercurial first baseman and promised a bonus of $125 for every weekly weigh-in which showed Gentile below that figure. ^Vhat Finley didn't know was that at the very moment he called Gentile and outlined the deal. Gentleman Jim had just stepped off the bathroom scales weighing 214. . . Don't try to convince the Mil waukee Braves there isn't a bit of luck mixed in with Sandy Koufax's obvious telents. The Dodger left - bander started against them seven times last year. He went the full nine in nings-to beat them in the first game. He never finished anoth er game against Milwauke. Yet, he was never beaten. Between you'n'me, after Joe Kuharich broke the b'ading barrier in the NFL by dealmg off stars like Sonny Jurgensen and Tommy McDonald, young owner Jerry Wolman called him and pleaded, "If you ever decide to trade Timmy Brown (the Eagles' brilliant halfback), give me 24 hours' notice — so I can book a plane to Israel.". , Seals even hockey playoffs LOS ANGELES (UPI)_Goalie Bob Perreault of the San Francisco Seals drew praise from both sides today for help- mg the Seals to even the West- em Hockey League playoffs with the Los Angeles Blades at one game each. 'Perreault came up with a real big game," said coach Alf Pike, whose Blades lost 5-4 Friday night before 11,787 fans at the Sports Arena. Nick MickosK, Seals player- coach, said Perreault "has been big for us in the playoffs—first with Portland (in the semifinals) and now with Los Angeles." The best-of-seven game series for the Lester Patrick Cup switches to San Francisco for the next two contests, on Sunday and Tuesday night The fifth game is set for Wednesday in Los Angeles. Although Perreault got the plaudits, tho Blades' rookie goalie Jack Norris was the "complex" the Seals, defending cup champions, had to overcome to even the playoff stand- mgs. 'Beating Norris will do us a lot of good," said Bud Poile, general manager of the Seals, "It has been a complex with us, just announcing his name in the lineup." Norris beat the Seals 7 times, lost twice and tied with them once during the regular season and beat them 3-1 in the playoff opener. In addition, the Seals broke an eight-game losing streak at the Los Angeles Sports Arena with the victory. The last time they won here was on opening day of the 1963-64 season. Pike was generally satisfied with the Blades, play Friday night San Francisco led 5 • 3 with a little more than four minutes remaining in the game when goals by Willie O'Ree and Leo LaBine made it close. Al Nicholson and team captain Ed Panagabko both rang he buzzer twice for the Seals. Panagabko got assists both times from Mickoski. Polo match at Eldorado Sunday Dave Nicholson, the husky outfielder of the Chicago White Sox, is faulted more for his numerous strikeouts than any fielding deScieodet. Bat be has to wonder after a recent experience in Sarasota. It was tiie Biath laniBg, and be dropped an Baseball for Boys meeting Baseball for Boys will hold meeting Tuesday evening at 7:30 in the City Council chambers at Safety Hall for all managers and coaches. University of Redlands coaches Lee Fulmer and Fanl Taylor and Redlands high mentors Frank Serrao and Joe DeMaggio will be on band to answer questions and discuss various points of the program. "Our aim is better baseball for the youUi of Redlands," BiO] Hiltgen, secretary of the Baseball for boys organization stated. The meeting a open to the public and parents are urged to attend. An excellent chance for a day on the desert with a polo match in the afternoon is being offered by the Eldorado Polo CUib Sun^ day. The occasion is a benefit polo mateh between Riverside and San Diego Teams. Proceeds from the gate and concessions will go to the Patton Hospital Patients' Swimming Pool Project. Players who will be seen in action during the mateh will include Eldorado Capt Tony Veen, H. K. Coulter, Manager of Santa Monica Wll Rogers Polo Club, Peter Hitehcock, Robert Walters, Don Howden, Willis Allen and Bob Smitii. The grounds will be opened to the public in the morning, and an invitation is extended to everyone to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beauties of the desert and surrounding rock mountains. Tickets are available at Harris' Plaza Shopping Center in Riverside, Harris' San Bernardino Store (at 3rd & E Streets), Patton Volunteer Services Assn. or at the entrance to the Polo Club field. Children sixteen or under will be admitted free when accompanied by adults. Early comers will have an opportunity to see all the warm- up preliminaries that take place prior to the game, as well at the paddocks which stable 240 ponies. The game will sUrt at 2 p.m. and will be a fast-paced event with a lot of excitement for both polo fans and persons viewhis Uie game for the first time. Trophies will be furnished and presented to the winners by Maynard McKinley. Indio mounted Poh 'ce will start the afternoon game with a presentation of the colors. Well- known Hollywood celebrities will also be in attendance. T-Bird golf team loses to Desert Valley Yucaipa High School 's newly formed golf team lost its Desert Valley League opener yesterday 212-207 to Indio Rajahs. The Indio team has played 10 matches this season and has one tie and nine wins. Sophomore Dave Mathews led coach Mike Lagather's Thunderbirds shooting a 39 fbr the nine holes. It was the first time that Mathews has broken 40 this season. Jim Hovanas was second for tiie T-6irds wiUi 42 followed by Dale Stout 43, and Robert Slg- ler and Rick Memory both witii 44 '8. The match was played over the Garden Air course and return engagement will be held in Indio on Friday. Indio sewers were: J. Lampman 38, Flush 40, Pea* il, C. Lampman 41, Shabita 47.
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