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16, 1961 Hope Star SPORTS Card Player Makes Like i Mighty Babe By DICK COUCH _,, Associated Press Sports Writer "'.'•' Julian Javier will never be ^mistaken for Babe Ruth ., ."but i?the slender St. Louis Cardinal is ','.',the Sultan of Swat today in the ',','.'starry eyes of a McKeesport, "-,,'Pa,, youngster, Javier borrowed a page from ^.the Ruth legend Wednesday Anight after a hospital visit to 6!,year-old Mark Sandusky, whose "legs were crushed in a recent ,^'automobile accident, The boy, who might never r _,walk normally again according j ;i to his doctors, asked Javier to '.'-hit a home run for him in the ','., Cards' game at Pittsburgh. ".,'„ Javier obliged in the fourth in- :,,ning, slamming his first homer j: 'pf the season to back Steve ' Carlton's four-hit pitching and give the Cardinals their second successive 1-0 victory over the Pirates. •"••• "I wasn't thinking about it," Javier said afterward, "But —when I was running around the bases, I thought, 'Look what I didl'" The Chicago Cubs caught Los Angeles from behind 5-3, Cincinnati trimmed the New York Mets 3-0 and San Francisco topped Houston 7-3 in other a- tional League action. The Atlanta-Philadelphia game was rained out. In the American League, Baltimore slugged Detroit 10-8, California beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 at Milwaukee, Boston downed Washington 6-4 and the New York Yankees played Cleveland to a 2-2, rain-curtailed standoff. The Oakland- Minnesota game was washed out by rain. Javier, the Cardinals' slick- fielding second baseman, hit Steve Blass' first pitch in the fourth inning into the light tower next to the left field scoreboard at Forbes Field. Carlton held Pittsburgh hitless until the fifth and nursed the one-run edge all the way for his fourth victory against one loss. The tall southpaw struck out six and allowed only one runner to reach second base. Dick Nen, a former Dodger, beat his old teammates with a two-run pinch hit single in the ninth, capping a three-run Chicago rally. Nen delivered the winning hit after Randy Hundley's run-scoring single tied the game. Losing pitcher Jim Grant checked the Cubs on five hits until the ninth and slugged his first National League homer, a two-run shot in the third, Ernie Banks tied it with a two-run double in the fourth, but committed a seventh Inning throwing error before Wes Parker's sacrifice fly sent the Dodgers in front 3-2. George Culver blanked the Mets on seven hits and the Reds, who had dropped six of their previous seven starts, pounded loser Jerry Koosman and two relievers for 13. The first of Tommy Helms' three singles drove in the only run Culver needed in the Reds' two-run second inning. Vada Pinson scored the second run on a single by Leo Cardenas and doubled another run home in the eighth. Willie Mays' 571st career homer— a two-run blast in the first inning-triggered San Francisco's victory' over the Astros, With Ollie Brown's two-run single keying a four-run burst In the sixth, the Giants built the lead to 7-0 before Doug Rader hit a three-run homer for Houston in the seventh. Gaylord Perry picked up his fourth victory against two setbacks, but needed ninth inning help from Frank Linzy as the Giants beat the Astros for the 31st time la their last 34 meetings at Candlestick Park. rights Lost Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO- Takeshi Nakamura, 112, Japan, and Bernabe Villa* campo, 112, Philippines, drew, 12, LAS VEGAS, NEV,- Eddie Jones, 172V 2< Los Angeles, out- pointed Levan Roundtree, 176, New York, 10, Trainer of Dancer Is Suspended By ED SCHUYLER JR. Associated Press Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — Peter Fuller entered Dancer's Image, who was disqualified as winner of the Kentucky Derby, in the $150,000«added Preakness today. Fuller entered the gray son of Native Dancer at 9:44 a.m., EOT, 16 minutes before the deadline for entries in Saturday's running of the second jewel of racing's Triple Crown. The entry of Dancer's Image came after Fuller had consulted in Stewards of Churchill Downs in Louisville suspended Cavalaris Wednesday night in a decision which affirmed the disqualification and gave the Derby's winning purse of $122,600 to the second place horse, Forward Pass. Before the hearing began earlier this week, Fuller had said Dancer's Image would not run in the second jewel of the Triple Crown at Pimlico if Cavalaris was suspended. But Cavalaris has urged all the while that the colt run, no matter what his status as a trainer. The three stewards indicated further investigation was merited and referred the matter to the Kentucky Racing Commission. Fuller said he would appeal the decision to the commission in hope that Cavalaris would be able to train Dancer's Image during the course of his suspension. After meeting nearly 48 hours behind locked doors, the stewards announced that Cavalaris and Barnard were forbidden to enter any race track through June 13. They also officially announced that Dancer's Image, who finished first in the Derby by l l / 2 lengths over Calumet Farm's Forward Pass, was disqualified and placed last. This made Forward Pass the Derby winner, gave the first money of $122,600 to Calumet Farm, and gave the colt a shot at becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Citation added a Belmont Stakes triumph to Derby and Preakness victories. The investigation started when a post-Derby test disclosed a trace of phenylbutzone, or a derivative of the analgesic, in the routine urine sample taken after the Derby. Travelers 5-0 Win Over Missions Young Sanitago Guzman shut out San Antonio on six hits Wednesday night as the Arkansas Travelers took a 5-0 Texas League victory over the Missions at San Antonio, Arkansas moved into second place as the 18-year-old Guzman recorded his third victory. He has lost twice. Memphis pitcher Steve Renko survived a three-run rally in the third inning and the Blues went on to collect a 6-3 triumph over Amarillo at Amarillo. In other Texas League games, visiting Albuquerque tripped Dallas - Fort Worth 8-1 and Shreveport lost to El Paso 4-2 at Shreveport. Hydrosphere is the envelope of a planet. The Bahamas cover an aqueous ocean area larger than Great Britain. Milwaukee Turns Out for Chisox By MIKE RECHf Associated Press sports Writer The Chicago White So* brought major league baseball back to Milwaukee and got a wet reception from the weatherman, an impartial one from the fans and a beating from the California Angels, Only the size of the Crowd—23,5lO»made the trip worthwhile, After all, It was the size of the crowds in Chicago—the largest has been 11,546 this season- that prompted the Sox to sched* ule nine regular season games in Milwaukee, the first there since the Braves moved in 1965, The White Sox themselves, however, failed to impress. Most of the fans sat through the rain that began in the early innings and the 29-mtnute delay in the eighth to see Paul Schaul single home two runs in that inning and give the Angels a 4-2 victory over Chicago. The weather played a part in reducing the rest of the Ame'ri- can League schedule as only two other games were completed— Baltimore outslugged Detroit 10-8 and Boston held off Washington 6-4. The Oakland game at Minnesota was rained out as was the New York game at Cleveland where the Yankees and Indians In the National League, Atlanta was rained out at Philadelphia, but St. Louis stopped Pittsburgh 1-0, San Francisco downed Houston 7-3, Cincinnati blanked the New York Mets 3-0 and the Chicago Cubs overcame Los Angeles 5-3. The crowd at Milwaukee quiet compared to the howling followers of the Braves, watched curiously as the Sox and Angels battled through seven innings tied 1-1. Only Rick Reichardt, a college star at the Univegsity of Wisconsin, got a big hand from the fans, 45 of them his relatives and friends. The players couldn't tell either from the crowd reaction who was the home team, and the Angels aroused some enthusiasm when they loaded the bases with none out against Bob Locker on Bob Rodgers' single, a double by Bobby Knoop and an intentional walk. Then came the delay, then came reliever Wilbur Wood then came Schaul and there went Chicago's hopes for a victory. Chuck Hinton of California and Tom McCraw of the Sox traded homers in the ninth inning for the final score. The backers of the game were delighted at the turnout, considering the tornado warnings in the area until 6 p.m., the rain and local television of the game. The crowd in Detroit had plenty to keep it excited until the last out despite three-run homers by Boog Powell and pinch hitter Curt Motton of the Orioles and solo shots by teammates Elrod Hendricks and Dave Johnson. A two-run homer by Mickey Stanley, a solo blast by Norm Cash, two triples by Dick McAuliffe and one by Al Kaline kept the Tigers in the game until Motton unloaded In the eighth for a 10-6 lead. Detroit, loaded the bases in the ninth with none out, but got only two runs in a vain attempt to save Denny Me Lain his first loss after five complete game victories. Baltimore instead ended its seven-game losing streak. Jose Santiago gave up a two- run homer to Frank Howard, his 12th, and a solo clout by Ken Me Mullen in the first inning, but settled down and stopped Washington until the ninth while his Boston teammates overtook the Senators. ' When Frank Coggins' double and a single by Bernie Allen scored a Washington run in the ninth, Sparky lyle came on to get the last out and raise Santiago's record to 5-i, The Yankees tied their game when Joe Pepitone doubled and Dick Howser hit a pinch single in the seventh Inningbefore raiin washed out their game with Cleveland. The records count, but the entire game will be replayed. mn (AWO TODAY'S BASEBALL By fHE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Detroit Cleveland Baltimore Minnesota Oakland Boston California Washington New York Chicago Washington New York Chicago w. 19' 17 17 16 15 15 15 13 13 11 13 13 11 L. 11 12 13 15 15 15 18 17 18 17 17 18 17 Pet, ,633 ,586 ,567 ,516 ,500 ,500 ,455 .433 ,419 .393 ,433 ,419 ,393 G.B. At IVi 2 3V 2 4 4 5Va 6 6V 2 7 6 6'/ 2 7 Wednesday's Results Boston 6, Washington 4 Baltimore 10, Detroit 8 California 4, Chicago 2 New York 2, Cleveland 2, T/a innings, called, rain Oakland at Minnesota, rain Today's Games Oakland at Minnesota Washington at Cleveland, N New York at Boston, N Only games scheduled Friday's Games California at Minnesota, N Oakland at Chicago, N Washington at Detroit, N Baltimore at Cleveland, N New York at Cleveland, N National League St. Louis San Fran. Atlanta Chicago Cincinnati Pittsburgh Los Angeles Phila. Houston New York W. 20 17 17 16 15 14 15 14 13 13 L. 10 14 15 17 16 15 17 16 17 17 Pet. .667 .548 .531 .485 .484 .483 .469 .467 .433 .433 G.B. 1% 4 0/2 5V 2 5V 2 6 6 7 7 SOLUNAR TABLES By Richard Alden Knight The schedule of Solunar Periods, as printed below, has been taken from Kichard Alden Knight's SOLUNAH TABLES plan your days so that you will be fishing in good territory 01 hunting in good cover during these times, if you wish to find the best sport that each day has to offer. The Major Periods are shown in boldface type. These begin at the times shown and last for an hour and a half or two hours thereafter The Minor Periods, shown in regular type, arc of somewhat shorter duration. Use Central Daylight Saving lime. May 16 Thursday 12:30 3:35 9:10 4:05 May 17 Friday 1 20 4:30 10:30 5:00 May 18 Saturday 1:50 S.-29 11:45 $:4i May 19 Sunday 3:25 <:0* -- 5:15 Hockey Player Collapses at Dinner MONTREAL (AP) - Lorne "Gump" Worsley, veteran goalie for the champion Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League, collapsed at a sports dinner Wednesday and was taken to a hospital. No information as to the nature of Worsley's ailment or his condition was immediately available. Wednesday's Results San Francisco 7, Houston 3 Cincinnati 3, New York 0 St. Louis 1, Pittsburgh 0 Chicago 5, Los Angeles 3 Atlanta at Philadelphia, rain Today's Games Cincinnati at New York Houston at San Francisco Atlanta at Philadelphia, N St. Louis at Pittsburgh, N Chicago at Los Angeles, N Friday's Games Atlanta at New York, N Houston at Los Angeles, N St. Louis at Philadelphia, N Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, N Chicago at San Francisco, N Minor League Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS International League Louisville 5, Toledo 2 Columbus 7, Buffalo 1 Rochester 11, Jacksonville 2 Pacific Coast League Oklahoma City 5, Indianapolis 3 San Diego 2, Denver 1 Tacoma 3, Vancouver 0 Tulsa 8, Phoenix 4 Portland 6, Seattle 3 Spokane 4, Hawaii 2 TEXAS LEAGUE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Eastern Division W. L. Pet. G.B. Memphis 15 11 .577 Arkansas 14 12 .538 1 Shreveport 15 14 .517 1% Dal-FW 12 18 .400 5 Western Division W. L. Pet. G.B. . Albu'que 16 10 .615 San Antonio 12 13 .480 $k El Paso 13 16 .448 Amarillo 11 14 .440 Wednesday's Results Albuquerque 8, Dallas • Fort Worth 1 El Paso 4, Shreveport 2 Arkansas 5, San Antonio 0 Memphis 6, Amarillo 3 Thursday's Games Albuquerque at Dallas - Fort Worth El Paso at Shreveport Arkansas at San Antonio Memphis at Amarillo Major League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League BATTING (50 at bats) - F. Howard, Wash., .330; Alvis, Cleve., .327. RUNS - Killebrew, Minn., 21; Campaneris, Oak., 20; B. Robinson, Bait., 20. RUNS batted In — F. Howard, Wash., 24; Repoz, Calif,, 21; Powell, Bait., 21. HITS - Carew, Minn., 38; F. Howard, Wash., 37. DOUBLES — R. Smith, Bost., 12; B. Robinson, Bait., 9; Foy, Bost., 9, TRIPLES - McAuliffe, Det., 4; Fregosi, Calif., 3; Uhlaender, Minn., 3. HOME RUNS - F. Howard, Wash,, 12; Repoz, Calif., 9. STOLEN BASES - Campan- eris, Cak., 16; White, N.Y., 8. Pitching (3 decisions) — John, Chic, -0, 1,000; Warden, Det., 3-0, 1.000; Parranoski, Minn., 3-0, 1.000. Strikeouts - McDowell, Cleve., 73; Batting (50 at bats)—Rose, ,356; Grote, N.Y., .354. Runs batted in— McCovey S.F., 26; Swoboda, N.Y., 25. Hits-rose, Cin., 48; F.Alou, 42; Flood, St.L.,42. Doubles - L. Johnson, Chic., 10; 5 tied with 9. Triples-4 tied with 3. Home runs— H. Aaron, Atl,, 9; McCovey, S.F., 9 Stolen bases-Wills, Pitt., 10; Negro Grid Players Want to Run Team BERKELEY, Calif, (Ap) Negro football candidates at the University of California are boy* dotting spring practice, de* manding the right to say who should play which position and when. Coach Ray Willsey silently read their demands, presented by one athlete and one student non-athlete, declined them, and handed back the paper, "1 do not believe these prefo* gatives of a coach are negoti* able," he said, "1 cannot Ignore my responsibilities," He refused to give details of the demands. He also refused to name any of the athletes, "1 will not initiate any name calling," he said today, "I don't want to appear to the public to be exposing them to criticism," He said in a statement: "It will be a tragedy that competition will be denied to some outstanding young men because of their actions. "These men, by not reporting for practice, are, in effect, removing themselves from the California football team." Willsey said he has no idea when or if the Negroes will return. Football practice ends Saturday. Pressed for a count, Willsey said 14 were out for spring drills and every one played in last Saurday's alumni game, He said five or six were lettermen. Most of the 14 missed Tuesday drills and all boycotted Wednesday's. frailer and Ramos Set for a Fight NEW YORK (AP) - A heavyweight title fight was all set today between five-state champion Joe Frazier of Philadelphia and Manuel Ramos, the Mexican tttleholder, for Madison Square Garden Monday night, June 24. Official announcement of the bout was expected to be made this morning at a Boxing Writers' breakfast—but Ramos leaked the news when he arrived in New York Wednesday night. Frazier, winner of all 20 of his pro fights, gained recognition as world champion in New York, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maine and Pennsylvania when he stopped Buster Mathis in the llth round at the Garden March 4. Clay Proposes right-oil Before fail By WILL GRIMSLEY Wz Associated Press Sports Writer 4V 2 CHICAGO (AP) - Cassius 4V2 Clay, known as Muhammad Ali to his Muslim followers, proposed today a three-man, multi-million-dollar fightoff for charity to decide the real heavyweight boxing champion before he goes to jail, "I expect to go to jail," the 25-year-old deposed but undefeated titleholder said. "Maybe in two months, maybe more — it's in the hands of the Supreme Court. But before I go, I'd like to see this heavyweight problem settled once and for all. "I would be willing to fight Joe Frazier and Jimmy Ellis with 15 minutes rest between bouts, but I know the commissions wouldn't allow that. "So we could stage one fight on Saturday night and the other one on Monday night — or. maybe a week apart, "We should hold it In the biggest outdoor stadium in the world. It would bring in millions of dollars, Half of the proceeds could go to a poverty fund. The other half could be distributed equally among the fighters," Clay returned home Wednes. day from an Eastern speaking tour. He has addressed several campus college group^and says he has bookings for more than 30 others, "I am more famous as a speaker than I ever was as a boxer," Muhammad said, A convert to the Muslim faith and a professed minister, the sleek Louisville Negro was given a maximum five-year sentence and fined $5,000 for refusing to enter the armed forces. His case is now being appealed Suit Filed to Block Track Owners Says Sport, Not Money Comes First WORLD'S BEST AT 21: Bob Bcamon of Jamaica, N.Y., who set the world long jump indoor record of 27 feet 2% inches in the NCAA championships, works outdoors on his leap at El Paso, Tex., where he's a University of Texas sophomore. Harvard Names Head Coach CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)Bob Harrison, former pro star who coached Kenyon, Ohio. College, was named head basketball coach at Harvard Monday. Baseball Is Losing Out in Attendance By BE NOLAN Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) - Big league baseball, already committed to expanding to 24 teams in 1969, is taking another step backward at the gate this season, an Associated Press survey disclosed today. Attendance so far in 1968 is 3,7 per cent under 1967 and almost 10 per cent behind the pace of the majors' peak year hj 1966 when they totaled 25 million paid admissions for the first time in history. This year's aggregate is ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) football commissioner Pete Rozelle says he still believes team owners and players consider the game a sport and are willing to make sacrifices for it. "I believe every owner in the game would rather lose a million dollars and win the Super Bowl than to make a million and finish third or fourth in his division," Rozelle said on the eve of today's finish of the club owners' meeting. The joint meeting of owners of teams In the American and National 'Football Leagues stretched into today because of lengthy discussions by NFL executives over player demands for more money. The owners have been talking about a reported letter which they have said shows the FL Players Association is seeking authority to call a strike if their .demands arenot met. No, own- , LfTfLB v ., . , West MefnphlS t6H5gR wte,_ stack trt southland Racing Corp, filed Stilt in tf, S, DJJtffct Court Wednesday to block a meeting of the Southland board of dl* f eetof s scheduled ift West Mem* phis Friday* Geta N, High and Olivia H, LutOtt asked the eottft to feqoife southland directors to disclose any arrangement ufider which fiontf a! of the firm's greyhound racing track at West Memphis could pass to out-of-state interests, Judge Gdfdon Young Set a hearing on the petition for 10 a.m, Friday in Little Rock, This is the same hottf that the stockholders &re scheduled to meet in West Memphis, After the suit was filed, state sen. Clarence Bell changed his mind about his plans to confer with Atty, Gen. Joe Purcell about a Legislative Council investigation into Southland's ownership, Bell was one of several East Arkansas legislators who asked the council last week to launch the investigation. He said he understood that out-of-state interests would fake over the track in 10 days if something wasn't done. Bell said he understood the High Park Corp., which he described as a New York syndicate, had bought controlling interest in Southland. Jeremy M. Jacobs of Williamsville, N.Y,, a High Park official, issued a statement Tuesday saying that High Park is a. family corporation with numerous subsidiary interests. He said High Park owned 45 per cent of Southland's stock and was interested only in protecting its financial interest. The suit said that it has been indicated that Jacobs and John. Masoni of Cleveland, both Southland directors, intend to try to elect directors of their choice at the meeting Friday. Southland's management has distributed to stockholders an information sheet proposing reelection of Jacobs, Masoni, Charles Upton, 0. L Bellinger to the board. i Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, who received a report on own- stock from 3,646,351 compared to 3,786,343^er, 'however/ ,-tawpattJjer has iti the same number of games seen the^tterr ......... ' "* " "At this on last season and 4,044,609 in 1966. This represents a drop of 139,992 from '67 and 398,258 from 1966. The National League, whose attendance declined more than two million last season, is off by 122,404. The American League deficit is only 17,588. The AL had an all-time high of 11,336,923 last year when it had one of its closest pennant races ever. Eleven clubs reported 1968 decreases, a number of them citing reasons that Included inclement weather, racial unrest, losing streaks and fewer doubleheaders than last year. The Atlanta Braves show the largest decrease, 111,307. The Braves, who shifted from Milwaukee to Atlanta in 1966, have pulled 156,699 customers through the turnstiles in '68. In the same number of home games in 1967, they attracted 268,006 and in 1966 it was 269,877. Others behind last year'space are Cincinnati, off 79,928; Baltimore 61,184; the New York Yankees, 54,825; California 51,799; Detroit 51,519; St, Louis 21,458; Los Angeles 15,429; San Francisco 15,122; the Chicago White Sox 5,743 and Philadelphia, 5,364, The White Sox, who played their first of nine scheduled games in Milwaukee Wednesday night, are averaging only slightly higher than 7,000 spectators in Chicago, They are rumored to be considering shifting to the Wisconsin city, • time, I certainly do not think there will be a strike," Rozelle said. "Neither side wants a strike. Fm extremely hopeful that this will be resolved without such action." The players are seeking a $5 million hike in their pension fund, $500 each for playing in a preseason game and a minimum annual salary of $15,000. Although the NFL owners did not come to a public agreement on how they would counter player demands, a joint session of the NFL-AFL produced two de- V3lopments. The owners voted unanimously to test an extra-point scoring change in interleague exhibition games. The change abolishes conversion kicks and requires teams battling In games matching AFL players against NFL players to run or pass for a one- point conversion., re- filing of the suit. He would not discuss the port immediately. Neither would be say whether he will, as the council has suggested, include amenemdnets to the greyhound racing law in his call to a special legislative session set to start Monday. The Racing Commission, which has put off setting dates for Southland's 1968 meeting because of the controversy, is scheduled to meet Saturday in West Memphis. pass for one point and AFL foes will continue to kick for one point or run or pass for two. The old rules also will apply during all regular season games in both leagues next fall. The other development came when the owners adopted unanimously a resolution that would require the Boston Patriots to be RvhiWHnn teams of the M™* ne™««» to H* 5 Process of building at same league will least a 50,000-seat stadium by use the old conversion rule. 1970 or relinquish its franchise Teams in NFL will kick, run or in the AFL. : to the Supreme Court,. After refusing to take the step for Induction, Muhammad was stripped of his title by both the New York Athletic Commission and the World Boxing Associa. tion. Ellis, former sparmate of the champion, recently won the WBA title tournament, Frazier, by beating Buster Mathis, gained the recognition of the New York Athletic Commission and a handful of other states, "But nobody recognizes anybody but me as champion," Ajj said. "A lot of people are protesting, They will call whoever We care where our product is served. Beer served in pleasant and wholesome surroundings is the aim of the United States Brewers Association, And we are always striving to do something about it. The USBA is represented by field men around the country. They meet with proprietors of establishments where beer is sold. They work in every way possible to promote a set of high standards wherever beer is served. This USBA effort means even more enjoyable places for America's great beverage of moderation. UNITED STATES BREWERS ASSOCIATION, INC, 15 Westmont Cirel«. tittle Rock. Arts. 7??Q4 wins pion' 'the white ma unless he beats cham- 4 tied with 5. Pitching (3 decisions)—Reed, Atl., 4-0, 1.000; Carlton, St.U, 4-1, .800. Strikeouts-Ryan, N.Y., 58: Singer, L.A., 57. me, in Force Tlit 1 firsl 10 amendments U> the U.S. Constitution, which are known as the "Bill ot Kights," were proposed Sept. 25, 1789, and have* been in force since Dec. 15, 1791.

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