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Time L.A. 's Strongest Ally In Final 10 Days of Race By United Prcsw Inter national Time will be the Los Angeles Dodgers' strongest ally and the St. Louis Cardinals' most deadly opponent tonight when they head j into the final 10 days of the National League pennant race. With the magic number for a Dodger pennant-clinching standing at five, the Dodgers open a three-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates at Los Angeles while the Cardinals start a two- game set with the Reds at Cincinnati. A Dodger victory and a) Cardinal loss tonight would re- \ duce the magic number to three! and mean Los Angeles could clinch as early as Sunday. J The Dodgers will send side- wheeling Don Drysdale to the mound tonight in quest of his 18th victory with the Pirates giving Don Cardwell (13-15) the assignment against him. The Dodgers hold an 11-4 season edge over the Pirates, who have lost four of their last six games. The Cardinals, all but mathematically eliminated from the race when they lost three straight to the Dodgers in St. Louis, will open tonight with Ray Sadecki (10-8) or Ernie Broglia (16-8) on the mound opposing the Reds' John Tsitouris (10-8). The Cardinals have won only six of 13 previous games with the Reds this season. Hope for Repeat Actually, the Cardinals' only real hope is that the same paralyzing lightning that struck the Dodgers in the closing 10 days of the 1962 season will hit them again. Exactly a year ago, on Sept. 20, 1962, the Dodgers also held a four- game lead over the San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers stood 99-54 and the Giants were 95-58. The Dodgers then won only two of the last nine games while the Giants won six of their last nine to create a playoff in which San Francisco "stole the Dodger flag." All practical considerations, however, favor, the Dodgers. They play all their remaining games at home, they have Sandy Koufax at the height of his pitching brilliance this year whereas a year ago he was handicapped by a fin\On the Rebound* Death of 'Chet' Wilmoth Recalls Track Feats By JOE MORRISSEY Sports Editor Sports fans of this area were shocked by the recen death of Chet Wilmoth, outstanding track performer for Abingdon High School and Knox College during the 1920s and *30s. Wilmoth, 55, whom Dean Trevor, director of athletics at Knox, called one of the finest runners to compete for the Siwashers, was pronounced dead on arrival at the Cottage Hospital Wednesday evening, the victim of a heart attack. While at Abingdon, Wilmoth set Knox County track meet records that still stand in both the quarter and half mile runs. In 1925 he ran the 440 on 52.6 and the 880 in 2:06.4 as a high school junior. One of the high spots of Wilmoth's illustrious track career came in 1926, his senior year, when he ran the half mile in 2:02.5 in the National Interscholastic meet in Chicago. This record still stands as an Abingdon school mark. Wilmoth later lettered in track at Iowa University, but then transferred to Knox College COOLER TOMORROW Time to Insulate WHITE'S PHONE 342-0815 where he was an exceptional runner. Wilmoth also lettered in football for the Siwashers. He retained interest in Knox College athletics through the years and was a regular timer at all Siwash track meets. When in good health he rarely missed a Knox event in any sport. Wilmoth was also well known in the area as a sandlot baseball player. -J- Dale Adkins, sports director at WGIL for the past two years, did his last Galesburg High School game last night and will do his final play-by-play for the local radio station tonight when he broadcasts the Corpus Christi- Buda game from Lombard Field. Dale has accepted the position of station manager with WDQM in DuQuoin and will begin his new job Monday morning. Adkins, who has followed the Streaks and other area sports teams for two years, has been connected with WGIL for Vh years. The Register-Mail sports department wishes Dale luck in his new post. ALIGNMENT 6.50 GUARANTEED 4,000 MILES MODERN ALIGNMENT & BRAKE 131 NORTH CHERRY PHONE 343-1414 Hours 9 to 9, Monday through Friday ger ailment that had sidelined him since July, and in Ron Per- ranoski they have a peerless relief pitcher who still is strong despite 65 appearances so far this season. No Games In National There were no games played in the National League Thursday and in the American League's only two games the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 8-6 in 13 innings and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Baltimore Orioles 7 -2. Al Kaline drove in four runs, hit two homers and a single and tripled in the winning run for the Tigers in a three-hour and 55-minute straggle in which 42 players participated. Kaline's four runs batted in increased his season total to 100. Phil Regan, fifth Detroit pitcher, posted his 14th victory against eight losses. A crowd of only 476, smallest in the majors this season, turned out at Los Angeles to see Bo Belinsky pitch a five-hitter against the Orioles for his second win of the season and first since being recalled from the Pacific Coast League. The Angels clinched the game with a four-run eighth-inning rally during which Bob Perry and Bob Rodgers homered. By The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Los Angeles .. 94 59 .614 — St. Louis 91 64 .587 4 San Francisco 83 70 .542 11 Philadelphia . 81 72 .529 13 Milwaukee ... 81 73 .526 13Vfe Cincinnati .... 81 74 .523 14 Chicago 77 77 .500 17V4 Pittsburgh .... 72 81 .471 11 Houston 59 94 .386 35 New York .... 49 104 .320 45 Thursday's Results No games scheduled Today's Games New York at San Francisco (N) Pittsburgh at Los Angeles (N) St. Louis at Cincinnati (N) Philadelphia at Houston (N) Milwaukee at Chicago Saturday's Games Pittsburgh at Los Angeles (N) New York at San Francisco Milwaukee at Chicago Philadelphia at Houston Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. x New York .. 100 53 .654 — Chicago 88 65 .575 12 Minnesota 87 68 .561 14 Baltimore .... 81 73 .526 lDVfe Detroit 75 78 .490 25 Cleveland .... 73 81 .474 27Vi Boston 73 82 .471 28 Kansas City .. 69 83 .454 30 V4 Los Angeles .. 69 86 .445 32 Washington 53 99 .349 46te Thursday's Results Los Angeles 7, Baltimore 2 Detroit 8, Minnesota 6 (13 innings) Only games scheduled Today's Games Chicago at Detroit Kansas City at New York (2 twi-night) Los Angeles at Cleveland (N) Washington at Baltimore (N) Minnesota at Boston (N) Saturday's Games Chicago at Detroit Los Angeles at Cleveland Kansas City at New York Minnesota at Boston Baltimore at Washington (N) Major League Leaders By United Press NATIONAL Player & Club G Groat, St.L 151 Clem'te, Pitt 143 T.Davis, LA 139 Cepeda, SF 147 Pinson, Cin 155 H.Aaron, Mil 153 Gonzalez, Phil 147 White, St.L 155 Flood, St.L 151 Mays, SF 148 AMERICAN Player & Club G Ystrzmski, Bos 145 Pearson, LA 148 Kaline, Det 141 Rollins, Minn 136 Malzone, Bos 146 Ward, Chi 153 Wagner, LA 144 Howard, NY 128 Robinson, Chi 138 Fregosi, LA 148 Battey, Minn 144 International LEAGUE AB R H Pet. 84 195 .323 74 180 .321 65 171 .321 95 175 .321 94 199 .319 601 114 192 .319 531 78 167 .315 631 104 195 .309 635 109 195 .307 561 106 171 .305 604 561 533 546 624 LEAGUE AB R II Pet. 89 117 .322 91 173 .312 89 170 .311 78 163 .307 66 166 .296 80 175 .295 72 157 .293 72 134 .289 66 143 .285 79 161 .284 64 142 .284 550 555 547 531 561 594 536 464 501 566 500 son, Twins 35; Hall, Twins 32; Howard, Yanks 28. Runs Batted In National League—Aaron, Braves 127; White, Cards 109; Boyer, Cards 107; Pinson, Reds 101; Mays, Giants 100. American League—Stuart, Red Sox 112; Kaline, Tigers 100; Wagner, Angels 89; Killebrew, Twins 89; Allison, Twins 88; Colavito, Tigers 88. Pitching National League — Pcrranoski, Dodgers 16-3; Koufax, Dodgers 245; McBean, Pirates 13-3; Maloney, Reds 22-7; Marichal, Giants 23-8. American League — Bouton, Yanks 20-6; Ford, Yanks 23-7; Peters, White Sox 19-6; Downing, Yanks 12-4; Radatz, Red Sox 14-6. Home Runs National League—Aaron, Braves 42; McCovey, Giants 38; Mays, Giants 36; Cepeda, Giants 32; White, Cards 27; Howard, Dodgers 27. American League—Stuart, Red Sox 41; Killebrew, Twins 40; Alii- You're Invited to the . . . OPEN HOUSE of The KNOX VETERINARY CLINIC 658 West Main St. — Galesburg, Illinois OPEN HOUSE . . . SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1963 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. DR. D. G. REEDER, Veterinarian, will continue his practice at this new location. Pennant Race At a Glance By United Press International NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. GBGR Los Angeles 94 59 .614 - 9 St. Louis 91 64 .587 4 7 Games remaining: Los Angeles (9) — Home (9): Pittsburgh Sept. 20 (n). 21 (n>, 22; New York, Sept. 24 (n), 25 (n), 26 (n); Philadelphia, Sept. 27 (n), 28 (n), 29. St. Louis (7) — Home (3): Cincinnati, Sept. 27 (n), 28, 29. Away (4); at Cincinnati, Sept. 20 (n), 22; at Chicago, Sept. 24, 25. Wabash Plans Novel 6-Mile Relay Race CRAWFORDSVILLE, Ind. (AP> —The Hokum Karum cross-country race, a novel six-mile relay conducted by Wabash College, will draw six universities and seven colleges Saturday. The runners are entered in pairs and run and rest alternate miles. Each school enters six pairs, and the first three pairs from each school are given standard choss-country scores. The opening meet last year was won by Ohio University in the university division and Wabash in the college division. Challenging Ohio this year will be Western Illinois, Indiana, Valparaiso, Eastern Illinois and Indiana State. Colleges running against Wabash will be Grinnell, DePaw, Indiana Central, Taylor, Ohio Wesleyan and Denison. SOFT TOUCH: Manager Ralph Hotik relaxes after winning his third consecutive Amcri can League pennant with the New York Yankees. Dodgers Get Warning From Walt Alston LOS ANGELES (AP) — With words of warning from Manager Walt Alston that they still have to win the National League pennant, the Los Angeles Dodgers buckled down to their final home stand tonight. They send big Don Drysdale against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first of three games. Drysdale will be looking for his 18th victory and his opponent, Don Cardwell, seeks his 14th. Johnny Podres and Sandy Koufax will be the Dodger pitchers Saturday and Sunday. The series opened on a happy note for Danny Murtaugh, who was reappointed manager of the eighth-place Pirates, whom he has served since 1957. There will be three games next week against the New York Mets and the season closes with three against Philadelphia. Overtrick Sets Pace in Big Race DELAWARE, Ohio (AP)—Overtrick, the sleek bay colt owned by Mrs. Leonard J. Buck of Far Hills, N.J., got a lot of revenge Thursday as he won the Little Brown Jug in straight heats. He did it in fancy style, too. The Solicitor - Overbid offspring raced the first heat far off the rail in 1:57 1-5—the fastest any pacer or trotter has ever gone over a half-mile track in competition. He came right back in 1:57 3-5, making every post a winning one, as he again cracked the old record. In picking up $38,245, and running his year's earnings to $125,341, the fleet 3-year-old pacer bettered the world record for a single heat of 1:58 3-5 set in 1960 by Muncy Hanover and tied by Bullet Hanover in the first two heats of the Jug. His combined time of 3-54 4-5 also erased the best straight heat time of 3:58 2-5 set by Lehigh Hanover a year ago. The New York Mets drew more than one million fans for the 1963 season with nine games left for the old Polo Grounds. Sanders Trails in Senior Golf DALMAHOY, Scotland (UPD- British Ryder Cup star Peter Allis carried a one-stroke lead over America's Doug Sanders into the second round of the Senior Service golf tournament today with the field slated to be cut to the low 40 shooters for Saturday's windup. Allis shot a five-under-par 66 over the 6,663-yard Dalmahoy course Thursday to go one up on Sanders, whose brilliant putting enabled him to post a 67. John Hume of Scotland, Peter Butler of England, Sebastian and Angel Miguel of Spain and Keith Warren, England's leading amateur, were tied for third place at 68 followed by Dave Ragan of Orlando, Fla., and John Barnum of Belmont, Mich., at 70. Still further off the pace were Bob Rosburg of Portland, Ore., and Jacky Cupit of Corona. Calif., with 71's, Earl Stewart of Dallas, Tex., with a 74 and Billy Maxwell of Las Vegas, Nev., with a 75. First place in the 72-hole tournament will bring the winner $5,600 and there is a total of 122,400 in prize money to be distributed. Marv (Whitey) Helling is in his seventh season as football coach at the University of North Dakota. MILWAUKEE (UPP - County executive John Doyne and a local banker" today wore trying to muster a drive to keep the Milwaukee Braves from moving to another city amid speculation the ball club was planning to do so. Doync said Thursday he had talked with the executive director of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and the group planned tn take up the Braves' situation at o meeting scheduled today. He was being backed in his drive to keep the Braves in Milwaukee by banker Eliot Fitch, who Thursday bought 1,000 tickets for 1964 because "Milwaukee must remain a major league city." Doync indicated today's meeting would center on ways to stimulate season ticket sales and exploration of the radio-television revenue potential. Braves' President John McIIale reiterated Thursday night the ball team has made no commitment to any city, including Milwaukee, for the 1964 season, despite having a contract with the county for the stadium that runs until 1965. McHalc said the Braves' board of directors would consider very soon the offers of all cities who have approached the owners in recent weeks about moving the franchise that came here from Boston in 1953. At Minneapolis, sportscaster Frank Buetel reported the Milwaukee club will "definitely" move to Atlanta, Ga., under the sponsorship of the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Launch Drive in Effort to Keep Braves in Milwaukee Rumor Has N. L. Team Moving Cjalesburgf Register -Mail GALESBURG, ILL., FRIDAY, SEPT. 20. 1963 PAGE 13 Scribe Says Bears, Packers Will Win By JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer The game that the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers have been waiting for since last Thanksgiving Day will be played Sunday at Milwaukee in the top pro football game of the weekend. Commissioner Pete Ro7 .cllc's schedule calls for the defending National Football League champions to face the Chicago Bears, Detroit and Baltimore on the first three weeks of the season. Already beaten by the Bears, Coach Vincc Lombardi needs no pep talk to whip up his Packers for their date with the Lions. Detroit players were free with their comments after their 25-14 shocker over the Packers Thanksgiving Day. Despite the defeat by the Bears, it is the feeling here that Green Bay will respond to the challenge and turn back Detroit in another grind it out effort. Here's the way the weekend schedule looks from here: (All Sunday unless otherwise noted) the Vikings were the terrors of the exhibition season. Baltimore 21, San Francisco 7 —Unless Johnny Unita3 was roughed up too much by the Giants, he should shred the 49ers' pass defease. Los Angeles 21, Washington 14 (Saturday night.)— The vulnerable Redskin pass defense can be had if Swede Svare picks the right quartcrack. Cleveland 24, Dallas 21—Jimmy Brown is hot and Frank Ryan haa won the quarterback job. The Cowboys looked bad last week against St. Louis. St. Louis 28, Philadelphia 21— Could go either way. Eagles will miss suspended Don Burroughs on pass defense against Charley Johnson. Boston Wants Braves Back BOSTON (AP) — Boston wants the Br&vcs back. Mayor John F. Collins Thursday wrote to Braves President John McIIale suggesting the National League baseball team which moved to Milwaukee from Boston 10 years ago, come home. Rumors have been common lately that the Braves might move again. NATIONAL LEAGUE I Green Bay 13, Detroit 7—Lombardi may have a surprise for the Lions in this bitter battle of two top defensive units. The field goal should win again for the Packers just as it did in their first meeting last year. New York 20, Pittsburgh 16— The Stcclers always are tough for the Giants with their solid defense. Lou Michaels' field goals will keep Pittsburgh in the game but the Giants' air arm is too strong. Chicago 21, Minnesota 17—The Bears cannot afford to let down after the Packer game because AMERICAN LEAGUE Houston 23, New York 14—The Jets make their home bow and should be improved over their opener two weeks ago. Kansas City 21, Buffalo 17—The Chiefs romped over Denver and have had a week off to get ready for the Bills who have lost two in a row. Oakland 28, Boston 20—Al Davis appears to have come up with a good scoring club that will be too much for the Patriots unless Babe Parilli has a hot day. Denver and San Diego have the week off. Fight Results By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES—Billy Stephan, 188, Los Angeles, outpointed William Von Homburg, 177, Chicago, 10. 1 One nice thing about an air-cooled engine: A 4- '''I i. . ... . ..... .-J ' •• '• ' • .*-<'"... ..... .'.. V ... OVERSEAS DELIVERY AVAILABLE fc»>^«>^^»w»»«*^»»^«i You never run out of air. © IM> V91MWMM 00 /WtUiCA, UKOt Inhate. Exhale. Now you know exactly how the Volks* wagen engine i3 cooled. With air. Water has nothing to do with it. A big fan swooshes cool air through the engine and swooshes it out again. The fester you go, the bigger the swoosh. So the engine stays calm, cool and collected. 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