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14 Galesburg Register-Mail, Galesburg Headed for STRONG MIX _ -A 9 * Unless There Chan waukee Braves will be playing baseball in Atlanta in 15)64 unless CINCINNATI (AP> — The Mil- [ egalion, only a complete change | chise at a meeting in Chicago | for a franchise shift If the Braves Sept. 10 — and were promised by seven of the other nine clubs that » civic and government officials in Milwaukee can Guarantee a new of heart, which is very unlikely the moment, will keen the at television and radio contract in excess of $1 million, The Associated Press learned today. "While no definite commitment has been made to the Atlanta del- 1 informal request to move the fran- Braves from moving to Atlanta for next season," a high Braves source said. At the same time, two men high in baseball's hierarchy revealed that the Braves made an they will vote for a move ff a formal request Is made. A franchise shift requires the affirmative vote of eight of the 10 clubs. Bill DeWitt, president and owner of the Reds, said he will vote officials feel it is in their best in* GAS/ 0i£&O /S A GGSAf iBA&JBK //V 7V* f>HY&!CAL een Bay And n D AsD Drysda le ins Fun dgers Near N.L. Flag y MIKE RATHET Associated Press Sports Writer The Los Angeles Dodgers have stolen several steps closer to a National League pennant, and things are going so smoothly that even a right-handed pitcher can win. Aided by a supporting cast that stole five bases, Don Drysdalc reduced the Dodgers' magic number to three Friday night with a seven-hit, 2-0 victory over Pittsburgh that made him the first Los Angeles right-hander to break into the victory column in 14 games. The Dodgers' 15th victory in 20 games, coupled with a 1-0 loss by By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B, x'New York _ 101 54 ,652 Chicago _ 89 65 .578 Minnesota ... 87 68 .561 .529 .487 .474 Baltimore 82 73 Detroit 75 Cleveland .... 73 Boston 73 79 81 82 1M4 14 20 25 Vz 2Vk .471 28 Kansas City .. 70 84 Los Angeles -. 69 86 •Washington 53 100 x—Clinched pennant .455 .445 30% 32 .346 47 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Los Angeles 95 St. Louis 91 San Francisco 84 Cincinnati ... 82 Philadelphia 81 Milwaukee ... 81 Chicago 78 Pittsburgh 72 Houston 60 59 .617 65 .583 5 70 .545 11 74 - .526 14 73 .526 14 74 .523 14% 17 ,503 lVAt 82 94 .468 23 .390 35 New York .... 49 105 .318 46 Friday's Results Chicago 2, Detroit 0 Los Angeles at Cleveland, rain Minnesota at Boston, rain New York 5-3, Kansas City 4-4 (1st game 13 innings) Baltimore 7, Washington 6 Today's Games Kansas City at New York Chicago at Detroit ' Minnesota at Boston (2) Washington at Baltimore »(N) Los Angeles at Cleveland Sunday's Games Chicago at Detroit Washington at Baltimore Kansas City at New York Minnesota at Boston Los Angeles at Cleveland (2) Friday's Results Chicago 1, Milwaukee 0 Cincinnati 1, St. Louis 0 Houston 3, Philadelphia 2 Los Angeles 2, Pittsburgh 0 San Francisco 6, New York 3 Today's Games Pittsburgh at Los Angeles (N) New York at San Francisco Philadelphia at Houston Milwaukee at Chicago Only games scheduled Sunday's Games Milwaukee at Chicago St. Louis at .Cincinnati Pittsburgh at Los Angeles New York at San Francisco Philadelphia at Houston (N) second-place St. Louis at Cincinnati, increased Los Angeles' lead to five games. Any combination of Dodger victories and Cardinal losses totaling three will clinch the pennant. Drysdale, who hadn't won since Aug. 30, brought his record to 1817 as he struck out three, walked none and did not permit a runner past second base. Left-handers had received credit for the Dodgers' last 13 victories. Tommy Davis took over first place in the struggle for the National League batting title with a .324 mark. Davis stroked three singles in four trips, overhauling Dick Groat, who went l-for-4 in St. Louis' loss and slipped to .322. Roberto Clemente of the Pirates and San Francisco's Orlando Cepeda are tied for third at ,320. Davis scored the Dodgers' first run, sliding home in the second inning on the front end of a triple steal. Maury Wills stole third in the fifth and raced home on a wild throw by catcher Smoky Burgess. At Cincinnati, the Cardinals were held to three singles by John Tsitouris and lost their fourth straight. Ken Walters, a .200 hitter drove in the only run off Ray Sadecki with a single in the fourth inning following a two-out double by Don Pavletich and an infield hit by Tommy Harper. Juan Marichal won his 24th with the support of a four-homer barrage as San Francisco handed the New York Mets their eighth loss in a row, 6-3; Dick Ellsworth's three-hit pitching and an eighth- inning homer by Andre Rodgers gave the Chicago Cubs a 1-0 victory over Milwaukee, and Houston beat terest to move. "Anybody who has sufficient intelligence to acquire a major league club," DeWitt said, "surely has good enough judgment to be able to preserve their Invest* ment, I'm not familiar with the situation in Milwaukee, but t would have to accept the judgment of the group that owns the club.' 1 One source said he had been told by Braves* officials, who have watched attendance dwindle from 2,215,404 in 1957 to 766,027 last year, that industry is moving out of Milwaukee, department store sales are down, the city is Vi Sunday 14' 0*1 By JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer 4 4 3». Is Detroit really better than Green Bay. Or was last Thanksgiving's shocker a "once in a lifetime" upset? Pro football fans should get an inkling Sunday when the two clubs clash for the first time this season at Milwaukee. The Detroit-Green Bay game tops pro 1*4 action this weekend with •Iti AHP 5 fort seven games the National scheduled in Football ••it * t * * 78 not progressing, and "they must get out." v If the Braves were to move for the 1964 season, the only ^stadium available in Atlanta would be Ponce de Leon Park, which seats and has 12,000, autos. parking for 700 However, it can be enlarged to 25,000. The Braves apparently would be willing to wait for construction of a planned 45,000-seat park - expected to be ready by the 1966 season — because they have been sold on the idea that Atlanta is the fastest growing metropolis in the country. The big lure is a radio and television network deal, ranging over 32 states, that would provide the Braves with $1.5 million annually for the first five years. "I don't see how the Braves can turn down that offer," said the Milwaukee baseball source. "And, 1 don't see how Milwaukee can match that." r ( "J _L TW »Q* fiSOUT SON %3 si League and three in the American Football League. All games will be played Sunday except the Washington at Los Angeles NFL tilt tonight at Los Angeles. The New York Giants continue their early season road schedule at Pittsburgh and the Chicago Bears, fresh from an upset of the Packers, move into Minnesota to play the surprising Vikings. B^'timore and San Francisco meet at San Francisco, St. Louis invades Philadelphia and Cleveland travels to Dallas. In the AFL, Kansas City resumes after a one-week layoff, moving into Buffalo, where the injured Bills open their home season. Oakland, winner of two straight, is at home to the Bos­ ton Patriots and the New York Jets make their home bow against the Houston Oilers. San Diego and Denver are idle. The fierce Detroit defense that climbed all over Bart Starr last November is still the big problem for Vince LombardFs Packers. The Lions intercepted four Los Angeles passes last week and the Packers' Starr saw four of his intercepted by the Bears. If Green Bay has trouble on the ground— the Packers ran for only 77 yards against the Bears—Starr must show great improvement or the may suffer a second straight defeat. The Bears may have their work cut out for them against the Vikings, who were tough in the hibition season and squeezed past San Francisco in their opener. The Giants mav face their champs ALL AL 6 Players Survive for US in Golf Chuck Ccnerly Denies Gambling MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)-Charley Conerly, former star pro football quarterback, said today his financial records will prove checks Major League Leaders three-run wick. Philadelphia homer by 3-2 Carl on a War- By United Press International NATIONAL LEAGUE Player & Club G AB R. H. Pet. :T.Davis, LA 140 537 66 174 .324 "Groat, St.L Clxnnt, Pitts 152 608 144 565 84 196 .322 74 181 320 Cepeda, SF 148 550 96 176 .320 1 *j. Pinson, Cin H.Aaron, Mil 156 627 94 199 .317 154 605 114 192 .317 4 > + ' Gonzalz, Phil 148 535 78 168 .314 White, St.L 156 634 104 195 .308 149 565 108 174 .308 152 638 109 195 .306 Mays, SF Flood, St.L AMERICAN LEAGUE Player & Club G. AB R. II. Pet. Ystzmsk, Bos 145 550 89 177 .322 Pearson, LA 148 555 91 173 .312 Kaline. Det 141 547 89 170 .311 Rollins, Minn 136 531 78 163 .307 Malzone, Bos 146 561 66 166 .296 Braves 41; McCovey, Giants 40; Mays, Giants 36; Cepeda, Giants 33; White, Cards 27; Howard, Dodgers 27. American League — Stuart, Red Sox 41;Killebrew, Twins 40; Allison, Twins 35; Hall, Twins 32; Howard, Yanks 28. Runs Batted In H. Aaron, Cards Ward,, Chi Wagner, LA Howard, NY 154 597 144 536 129 468 80 176 .295 72 157 .293 72 134 ,285 79 161 .284 Fregosi, LA 248 566 Minn 144 500 64 142 .284 Battey, Home Runs National League H. Aaron, National League — 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 — Perranoski, Dodgers 16-3; Koufax, Dodgers 24-5; McBean, Pirates 13-3; Maloney, Reds 22-7; Marichal, Giants 24-8. Ford, American League Yanks 23*7; Peters, White Sox 196; Downing, Yanks 12-4; Bouton, Yanks 20-7; Radatz, Red Sox 14-6. New York's American League champion Yankees divided their doubleheader with Kansas City, winning the opener 5-4 on a bases- loaded walk in the 13th inning before losing the second game 4-3. Eddie Fisher and Hoyt Wilhelm collaborated on a two-hit pitching performance that led the Chicago White Sox to their seventh victory and DALMAHOY, Scotland (UPD— Six Americans, led by Ryder Cupper Dave Ragan of Orlando, Fla.. today were among 44 survivors who marched out for the final 36 holes in the $22,400 Senior Service Golf Tournament. Ragan carved out a five-under- par 66 in the second round Fri- dav to tie England's Peter Alliss and Scotland's Eric Brown for the lead at 136. AHiss. who will represent Britain in the Ryder Cup matches at Atlanta, Ga . next month, shot a second round 70 and Brown a 67. made out to him by accused gam- Clarksdale today. hunting for a scribbled IOU note from the Memphis man. Conerly said he would show the checks to Hamilton when he arrived in may toughest challenger in the Steel- ers, especially if injured Y, A. Tittle isn't up to snuff. Except for linebacker John Reger, Pittsburgh is ready. It figures to be a pitching duel in Philadelphia with Charley Johnson throwing for the St. Louis Cardinals and Sonny Jurgensen for the Eagles. The Cards are crippled with John David Crow and Prentice Gautt out of action. The PORTLAND, Ore. (UPD -Ma- Eagles will be minus guard Pete son Rudolph, a chunky 29-year- Case and safety man Don Bur- old southerner now playing out of roughs, the latter suspended for Lehigh Acres, Fla., had a chance jostling an official, today to win his first professional golf tournament in four years. Sixteenth on the 1963 Profes- Rudolph Has Best Chance In 4 Years Doug Sanders of Ojai, was only one stroke back Calif., of the deadlocked leaders at the halfway mark of the 72-holp tournament. He missed a good chance to take over first nla-o • m a row, 2-0 over rookie Sam Detroit, Bowens 1 two- 2 •un triple in the seventh inning gave Baltimore a 7-6 decision over Washington. Minnesota at Boston and Los Angeles at Cleveland were rained out. Results Fiflfht By The Associated Press MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -Grcgorio Peralta, i83Vi, Argentina, out­ pointed Willie Miami, 10, non-title. Pastrano, 179, READ THE CLASSIFIEDS I bogeyed the 16th and 18th holes Friday and had to settle for a one-under-par 70. The other Yanks who survived the cutoff limit of 144 at the end of the second round were Bob Rosburg of Portland, Ore., who fired a 68 for a 139 aggregate. John Barnum of Belmont, Mich. (70-140 V Fm-l Stowart of Dallas (fif)-143) and Jacky Cupit of Corona. Calif. (72-14:*'. Billy Maxwell of Las Nov., another American Vegas, Ryder Cupper, failed to qualify for today's two 18-holc rounds when he turned in a second round 71 for a 146 total. bier Maurice I. Lewis of Memphis were for repayment of loans. The onetime star of the New York Giants of the NationaJ Football League also said he was unaware of any alleged gambling dealings by Lewis, a real estate developer who was indicted in Shelby County, Tennessee, Jan. 8 on football gambling charges. Conerly's comments were made from his farm in Clarksdale. Miss, to the Memphis Commercial-Ap- i*-. :i ; • \ ;- \ • nt t-v MFL's disclosure in New York that the league is 4, assembling all the facts" on checks written by Lewis and cashed by Conerly. The Memphis Press-Scimitar, in a copyright story bv James H. White, revealed Friday that five checks endorsed bv Conerly tola'- ing $9,575 were produced at Lewis' recent bankruptcy hearing. One of the checks, for $3,500, was dated Nov. 26, 1961. about a month before Conerly's retirement after 14 years with the Giants. The office of NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle said their top in- vestiea*or, •li^ 1 - if n w. in^k ing into the details but called it an inquiry rather than an investigation. Late Friday night, Conerly produced two canceled checks made out to cash and endorsed by Lew- T . . ,, , , , is and told a reporter for the ?LH^ s V, he » 11d - lineedcd the sional Golfers' Association money list with $23,620, Rudolph nevertheless has been an also-ran since The Commercial-Appeal also' he captured the Golden Gate said it had photographed copies ot two sets of checks, those held by Conerly and those produced by Lewis at his bankruptcy hearing. Four of the five from Lewis to Conerly, the paper said, were made out to cash and endorsed by either Conerly or his wife. The fifth, the $3,500 check of Nov. 2G, 1961, was made out to Conerly and endorsed by him. Conerly said the $3,500 check was from the sale of a 1960 Cadillac Lewis sold for him to the Liles Motor Co. in Memphis. The car, the former Mississippi passing great said, was given to him in the 1959 Charley celebation Open in San Francisco in 1959. But he turned in his best score of the year Friday in the second round of the $30,000 Portland Open — a 64 to give him a two-day total of 133, 11 under par and three strokes ahead of the field. "I putted better than I have all 28 shots on the Yesterday's Stars By The Associated Press BATTING — Tommy Davis, Dodgers, took over National League batting lead with .324 average on 3-for-4 performance— and steal of home—in 2-0 victory over Pittsburgh that moved Los "Angeles closer to pennant-clinching. PITCHING - John Tsitouris, Reds, checked St. Louis on three year, only at Conerly Yankee Day Stadium. Co-owner Knmcv (.lies confirmed he bought the car from Conerly through Lewis. Conerly said both on May 23 and June 20, 1962. he wrote checks to Lewis, the first for $2,000 and the second for $3,000, for short- term loans. In both cases on the same day, Conerly said, he accepted repayment checks from Lewis which h n aceod to hold for several days before cashing. Conor'* r added (hat chocks for $475, also written June 20, 1962, and $600 written Oct, 6, 1962. were partial payment of a $3,000 loan he made Lewis in the summer of using greens," Rudolph said. "Maybe it was because I played early in the day before the greens were marred by cleat marks." Carding 10 pars and eight birdies, including a 45-foot putt on the 391-yard 18th hole, Rudolph overtook the first-day leader, Gary Floan of Lewiston, Idaho. Floan shot a 64 in the first round and faded to a 73 in the second day's plnv for 137. Defending champion Jack Nicklaus got into contention with a five-under-par 67 after an even- par first round. This left him at 139, six strokes behind. Trailing Rudolph at 136 were George Knudson (69-67), Tommy Jacobs (69-67) and Dave Hill (7066). singles, dropping Cardinals five second-place behind games Dodgers with only six games to play. COLLEGE FOOTBALL By The Associated Press Kirksville State, Mo., 22, Western Illinois 0 Pitt 20, UCLA 0 Texas 21, Tulane 0 Fla. State 24, Miami, Fla., 0 Catawba 18, Davidson 14 Cal Aggies 28, Santa Clara 8 READ THE CLASSIFIEDS! Everywhere you look there's a WHITE ROOF WHITE'S INSULATION 342-0185 Commercial Appeal he was still Young Left Hander Inks Contract - HI 1 I 'i I I 'M «!tl ^••.l: J ;l1i:!i!'j'TN""' ji" • r 1 • !•;!! II, !|../L.HV I '^v' h .'."<' ii [ M I 1 1 Mm W, 'HI!! • L I ' . r- Mil 1 L I If J;J , • IJEJ'L- • •I ii i i 1 j " 1 i IT ii ill t IN i \\\ t IU1UI !lilllfti!U!l;r t .!|j il fa! i w% ••- ••: • , r *'!-i ^ |,l .: |, :! ,i ii; Si till! III '1 11 J i' J'! MM If I 'I, Mil !< A I I l <4 I'll ri 1 'f Baltimore Orioles Clu b Signs Mike Davison Mike rr i'f former Davison, 18, Henderson lit*!. (I 1 I 'H 'I .J' ill 1 Ml 'KtM't'.i iit> '.,1' si: fen. iKi 1 'it •'• I):" in*: ri •:v i V. , "-i^il!*,i!i.' -ri-f i \ Ut:i. ill i M; • • 4 1 r.' ' i I Wt m IniJJ •i .Hi i HI' www 'i h ,L <• f^' ••-!!• 'il PIP \'> \ 111 If!' iiiiii «^.Li :iii:i:. , ::-i!i. f lr lr i »?-tf- ; i=- : i t:! l son of a family, and an outstanding left-handed pitcher in Springfield, Minn., baseball circuits, has signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles Baseball Club. Davison is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Davison of Springfield, and grandson of the following Galesburg residents: paternal grandmother, Mrs. Irving Davison, 1219 Brown Ave., and maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Dorsey, 914 E. South St. His father was an outstanding righthander pitcher. Young Davison, a 1963 Springfield graduate, signed the Orioles contract Sept. 4. Phil Gallavin, the Orioles' head scout in disclosed bonus for Enrolls Last signing. in College Mike enrolled make the big team,' ed. he remark spring Mike enrolled in Augsburg College, Minneapolis. He began college Sept. 11. Davison, a standout on several Springfield high school basketball teams, as well as on four Springfield baseball teams during the last five years, said he planned to attend college regardless of whether or not he was offered a major league contract, or an athletic scholarship. Mike plans to major in physical education at Augsburg. He's taking chemistry, biology, the history of Western civilization, English, Bible and two physical education courses, one of which counts toward his Hurls Victories During the last baseball season Davison, a left hander, pitched three Springfield teams, high school, American Legion and the Tigers of the Western Minny, into state tournaments. In 1962 he school money for his asphalt company, now defunct. Ho said there is a balance of $1,925 unpaid on the loan. "I had known him for a while and was glad to help out." Conerly said, adding: "I Igure some day Maurice will get things straightened out and will be able to pay me back. He was a friend and still is," SPECIAL SCHOOL TERM SUBSCRIPTI RATES STUDENTS FOR THE (9 MONTH) SCHOOL TERM teams and into pitched the American state CRACKS BOOK HARD—Mike Davison appears here with some of (he baseball scorebooks that be literally inked with Ks (lor strikeouts) during bis five years on the mound with Four Springfield, Minn., teams. Mike, a son of a former Henderson family, is cracking other books just as bard now as a freshman in college 90 a Baltimore Orioles contract. (Photo courtesy of Springfield, Minn., Advance-Press.) the Midwest, signed Mike. Buss his Strutz, assistant, Mike when he scouting sophomore pitcher. The major league Mike signed provides for eight semesters at the college or university of his choice at $1,000 a semester. Mike received an un- major. The other is the physical education course required of all able-bod- was a I ied men. began contract for Mike will report to the Instructional League with the Orioles Feb. 1, at Daytona Beach, Fla. He is assigned to the Elmira, N. Y. team in an AA league for spring training. "But I hope to managed high Legion tournaments. During the summer he pitched for Springfield's Cubs of the Twin River League, by his father Pat. In 1961 he pitched for Springfield High School's state tournament team, its American Legion team and the Cubs. He pitched high school and Legion ball as a freshman in An BY MAIL IN ILLINOIS, IOWA, and MISSOURI $7,00 ($2.75 Saving) ksuruce bay** famous b« ratts and top atnrict. Contact M todqrf BY MAIL OUTSIDE ILLINOIS, IOWA, and MISSOURI $10.00 ($3.50 Saving) 1960. grader in 1959 he the American Le- eighth pitched for gion team. During all of those years Alvin Grisvold was his coach in high (Continued on page 15) DEAN HILL 174 N. Academy Phone M3-133* For less than 5c a day the itudent can keep in daily f gators •Ut4 *A«4j STATE FARM Life Insurance Company contact with his alma mater as well as all the news In and around hi* home town, THIS OFFER EXPIRES OCTOBER 1 Circulation Department Galesburg Register-Mail

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