The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on October 1, 1961 · Page 33
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Marîs^ Quest for Just One Position Not Set By Associated Press Roger Maris has one more game in which to try for his 6lst home run after being held to a single in Saturday’s 3-1 New York Yankee victoiy over Boston. While the Yanks were tun* Ing up for the World Series, minus hospitalized Mickey. Mantle, Maris walked, grounded out twice and singled. Ralph Terry, likely starter in the second game, worked 6 innings and allowed one run and 5 hits. Cincinnati, also preparing for the Series which opens Wednesday, rested most of its regulars. However, a Red starting pitcher, Joey Jay, was rudely treated at Pittsburgh. Jay gave up 5 hits, including 3 homers, in 4 innings in the Reds’ 11-6 defeat by the Pirates. It was the 10th defeat for Jay, a 21-game winner, Dick Stuart, Don Leppert and Bill Mazeroski hotnered off Jay and Stuart added an other, his 35th. off Ken Hunt later. Rookie Al Jackson, an ex-Lincoln chief, won his first for the Pirates. The only disputed position in the National League must await a decision in the fina' games today. San Francisco and Milwaukee were rainec out. setting liu a doubleheader today. If the Braves win two they can tie the Giants for 3rd money. The Chicago Cubs, safe in 7th place, nipped the second place Los Angeles Dodgers 2- in a game stopped by rain in the sixth. The Cubs won when Billy Williams singled, stole second, took third on Doug Camilli's wild throw anr scored on Maury Wills’ error in the fourth. Sammy Taylor hit a homer for the Cubs as Dick Ellsworth defeated rook le Phil Ortega. !Mantle still was in the hos pital recuperating from minor hip surgery. The doctors say he will be released Monday and they expect him to be ready for the Series opener. Baltimore’s Jerry .Adair and Barry Shetrone knocked in the tying and winning runs in a ninth-inning rally for a 4-3 de cisión over the Chicago White Sox. It was the final game o' the season for both clubs as the Baltimore Stadium will be used for pro football today Milt Pappas was the winner over Don Larsen. In order to avoid competí tion with the Minnesota-Mis souri football game, the Min nesota Twins played a morn ing game with Detroit. The Tigers won 6-4 as a chilling rain halted play after innings. Rookie Howie Koplitz won over Jim Kaat. It was the Tigers’ 100th victory but thev still trailed the Yanks by 8. Last place was at stake at Kansas City where Washington nosed out the A’s 5-4 and took over 9th place. However, they play again today. Benny Daniels went all the way for the Senators for his 12th victory. Bob Shaw started and lost for the A’s, their 100th defeat. Unless the A’s win they will be the first ever to finish 10th in the league. Stan Musial got his 3,400th hit as the St. Louis Cardinals trounced the Philadelphia Phillies 12-2 in a night game. .Musial is just 29 safeties shy 'of Honus Wagner’s National League record, I Sports Slate | Siiiiilay Local Football-Midget League, at Pius Stadium, 60th & A, Robert’s v. Execs, 1 p.m.; Police V. Leon’s, 2:15 p.m.; Elks V. Lions, 3:30 p.m. Auto Racing—C a p i 101 Beach, 3:30 p.m. State Hunting — Goose season opens, sunrise. Golf — Wauneta Open. National Football — Minnesota v. Baltimore, TV-3, 12 noon; Chicago V. Green Bay, TV-6 & 10, 1 p.m.; Houston v. Dallas. TV-7, 1:30 p.m. Monday Local No events scheduled. Best Read in Sports 3T^s the Sport RCD Sequence Photos / Wireph 0 to* Outdoor Page Today ir -k -k World Series Facts Page 6D LINCOLN 1, NEBRASKA, OCTOBER 1, 1961 SECTION D Whew! Huskers Escape With Tie This Gave Wildcats a Tie Arizona's Eddie Wilson Fakes Poinl-.Vfter Kick . . . Determined Arizona Misses Upset, 14-14 By Dick Becker Nebraska’s finest escaped from a very insecure beachhead at Memorial Stadium Saturday with a shaky 14-14 tie with marauders from Arizona. Thrown confidently into battle to mop up on a pock'^^ ot resistance, the Cornhuskers bogged down on attack and were overrun on defense. Even the 68 high school bands on hand to celebrate the football conquest didn’t get to stage their victory march. Only a couple of strategic blunders by the aptly-named Wildcats from Tucson allow^ed Coach Bill Jennings’ troops to keep an unscathed record against a team they were favored to beat by two touchdowms. f Some 33,000 fans, chilled by' 42 degree weather, .saw .Arizona react to the cold and wet ground exactly the way Nebraska was expected to. The Cornhuskers, complete- 1> hemmed in on offense, used a most timely pass interfer -1 ence call and an errant Wildcat pitchout to gain the deadlock, the school’s first since a 21-21 tie at Illinois in 1953. It was 7-6 at halttimc and Nebraska had made just .3 iirst downs. The locker room rt'grouping didn’t make mucli (lillercnce. 'I’he Huskers totaled only 6 first downs. Playing a waiting game on defense, the Huskers had • • . But If 8 Going to Be \ Pass InsleTul . . • . . • To End Larry Williams, Who Chilc-hes al Ball • • . . And Holds It for Game-Tying Conversion. ri.se to great vage the tie. Quarterback Eddie Wilson, a Held general of the first order, missed one field goal try from the 30-yard line in the 4th period and was beaten by the final gun in trying to get another one off from tlie NU 33 after an Arizona player faked injury to stop the clock. Nebraska made one game effort to come out with a win I after Wilson missed the first' field goal try in the 4th when NT ’s defense stiffened. (iiven a final chance by recovering a Wildcat fumble with little over two minutes lelt. quarterback Denny Ular- idge took to the air on the NU 4i). He hit end Jim Huge for 13 yards and a first down on the Arizona 42. .\ screen pass lost 3 yards., a pass was incomplete, a shot ; to end Don Purcell got 4 and a final effort was knocked down. Nebraska had taken the lead on the first })lay of the second (luarter alter a pass interfer- ('iice call gave NU the ball on the .Arizona 5 near the clo.se of the first period. Bill Thornton, who suflercd his worst day as a Husker, | made a scant yard to end the lust quarter. Then Claridge skillfully | boot-legged the ball and peeled to the left. His pass to Huge in the end zone was perfect. Hon Meade made the extra point. But .Arizona was just beginning to open up an offense that netted 367 yards to Nebraska’s 134. Taking the ball on the Arizona 38, Wilson generated the Wildcats goalward with halfback Bobby lA*e (The General) Thompson tearing the Huskers to shreds. Thompson got one run of 40 yards and teamed with naif- back Joe Hernandez to shock the Huskers. Finally, Wilson took th»* ball at the NU 7, jumped up and threw a pass over the middle to end John Kenner for the touchdown. Wilson’s gamble for the lead Continued on Page 51), Col 3, Wyoming Ties KU in 6-6 Knot Lainsnn’s ¡{(‘plaremeiil l)(niia>fies Jdylidivks U ¡ill Aerial issiiiili Lawrence, Kan LPD The Wyoming Uowhoys pushed the hi'avily-favorcd Kaiva. Jayhawks all over the field Saturday but had to settle for a 6-6 tie in their intcrsectional football clash before 33,t)(K) tans. Substitute quarterback Andy Molosky, filling in for injured Wyoming triple-threater Chuck Lamson, guided Wy- to oming 84 yards to a 3rd-quarior touchdown to tie the score at heights to sal- 6-6 and then kept Kansas backed ing in the final period. up with his pinpoint pass- K-State Wins Aiiodier Air Force Falls. IUI2 L Kamas Stale, a 21 -yard pa-s in Deiucr uiH’orkiHi iIh* waning minutes and iqi.set the fumbling Air Forc<‘ 14-12 Saturday night behind the crisp passing of .sophomore quarterback Larry Corrigan. The Wildcat.« marched 66 yards in 6 plays and shot fud -1 back Bill Gallagher over for the go-ahead touchdown. Phil Barger's second con- ver.sion provided the victory margin with 4:45 left. I’he sensational pass went from Corrigan tu Spencer Puls ami earned to the Air Forc(' 10. Gallagher bucked over in two carries. It was the second straight triumph for the surprising Big Eight outfit, oft its best start ill years. And, again it was Corrigan, a poised 180- pounder who upset the odds. He hurled two touchdown passes last week in K-State’s 14-8 conquest of Indiana. The Wildcats recovered a fumble on the Air Force 2 and .scored on the final play of the first period. KutiKii« Stat»- 7 (t 0 7—^14 .iir l-'ori’p out» tt—12 KS Watts I run (Hargci Kiik) AFA-I.Haacswn 1 run ipa.HS idik-ti) AFW-TiHse pass from HaackOa (kick iailcvD KS--Gallaihcr 3 run (Barger kick) Attendance; 18,ti66. I/umsoii twisted an ankle late in the second quarter and saw limited duty the rest of the way. Kan .as had scored in th.e second quarter on a two-yard run by sophomore fullback Ken Coleman. The lone Kansas touchdown was .set up on a pass interception by Rodger McFarland in the second period. McFarland bragged a Melosky pass at mid-field and raced to the Wyoming 32. Coicman, L(*e Flachsbarth, and Curhs McClinton alternated to move the ball to the Wyoming 5. John Hadl hurdled left guard to the two- yard line and Coleman bucked across for the touchdown with 11:04 remaining iq the half. Klvm Basham’s kick for the extra |)oint went wide of the uprights and Kansas led 6-0. Wyoming ate up a large portion of the 3rd quarter in it.s 84-yard touchdown drive which consumed 15 plays. Big gainers in the march were a i9-vard run bv fullback Bob \¥omh ’A Waters Page 7H First diiwiii Hushing .vanlagc I'.tssinK yard«gf Fasses I'as.ses interccpied Fuiit" l-’umttlfi: luel S aids pciiali/cd Kan. St. 7 . ÎW W» 4-11 » '» ;i2 » by \lr te arte 15 2:w W2 4 5 tl 2-42.s 4 70 j Biscare, an 18-yard pass to halfback Mike Walker, and I the 17-yard scoring pass from : Melosky to Walker. Bud Spicer’s kick for extra point was no good. Wyoming had a wide edge in statistics, gaining 147 yards rushing and 161 passing, com- j pared with Kansas’ 120 on the I ground, and 16 yards through the air. Wyoming also led in ; first downs, 16-7. iviiivks \uilgt*«l I 4'roy, Ohio (B~The Cincin-: nati H 0 y a I s nudged New York’s Knickerbockers in their opening basketball exhibition Saturday night, 127123. Knn%<i» • 8 • 0—• Wyoming 0 0 8 0—« K'rity--(’olem.in. 2 run fkick fail«!) Wyu *Wdlkt*r 17, pans from Melosky (kick failed) First down-s ....... Rushing yarduge ... Psswag yardage ... Passes Passes intercepted Punts ......... Fumble» \<M Yards oenaliied A~33.«)0, . m . 16 Î of 9 , 2 ..»•37 ....... Ô Wyo 16 147 161 »•ts 1 ê-m 3 t-M I TCU . 7 Stanford . 34 Geo. Tech 24 «Ohio St.. . ..... 0 Page 4D Page 4D^ Colo. ... 24 N. Dome . 19 Mizzou . . 6 Okla. St. . 0 Oklahoma. 6 Minn. . . . 0 Puge^2D Page 2D Page 2D

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