Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 23, 1955 · Page 7
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Dixon, Illinois
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Yanks Take Full Game Lead Over Tribe White Sox Split With Kansas City Conley of Braves Beats Cubs, Jones; Berra Belts Three By the Associated Press Here's a free tip to Ameri can league managers. Junk that strategy that calls for putting Mickey Mantle on Base to gee at xugi Dtna. Although Yogi is batting only 2S6. his home run spurt has lifted the New York Yankees into the American league lead on a seven-game winning streak. Berra hit five home runs games against Baltimore over the weekend and four times Mantle was sitting on first base when he connected. When . Baltimore came to town, Berra was hitting only .252. He picked up 34 points, 5 homers and 11 runs batted in. thanks to that "soft touch" Baltimore pitching. 1-Hitter for Wytm In Sunday's double-header he hit three homers and drove in six runs while the Yanks clouted Baltimore 5-0 and 7-5. This boosted their lead over Cleveland to one full game, despite Early Wynn's one-hitter agaanst Detroit for a 4-0 Tribe victory. Third-place Chicago split a pair with Kansas City, dropping the opener to Alex Kellner 7-2 but bouncing back-with 15 hits and a 10-6 edge in the second game. The Boston-at-Washington game was rained out. Don Mueller's hot bat helped the New York Giants run their winning: streak to six straight, with a double sweep over Pittsburgh 5-2 and 5-3. The Pirates now have lost 11 in a row. only one short of the modern club record of 12, set in 1939. Althouzh Brooklyn clipped Phil adelphia again 8-3, the Dodgers lost half a game of their National League lead that now measures six games ahead of the Giants. Roy Campanella's 10th homer with a man on and Carl Erskine's two-run double were the big blows of a five-run spurt by the Dodgers in the sixth inning. Cardinals Split Gene Conley, the towering Milwaukee right-hander, held Chicago to three hits and struck out eight while fashioning his sixth victory 5-1. The loser was Sad Sam Jones, who pitched a no-hitter against Pittsburgh May 12. Four Chicago errors hurt him. Luis Arroyo, little St. Louis pitcher, held Cincinnati to five hits as the Cardinals won the second game of a double-header 5-2 and in the process snapped the Redlegs' winning streak at six games. The Red-legs had to rally in the ninth to win the opener 4-3. Fre.d Hatfield's single in the fourth inning was the only hit off Wynn at Detroit, where Cleveland ended its brief two-game losing streak. After the hit. Wynn retired 16 men in succession. The Tribe bopped Ned Garver and two others for 10 hits. Chiso.v Kally Enos Slaughter, on a hot streak since he was traded to Kansas City by the Yanks, followed up a three-hit Saturday with three hits in the first game and two more in the second while the A's split. Kellner's path was eased in the opener when the A's scored six runs in the second inning, staking him to a 7-0 elad. Chicago couldn t hold a 5-1 lead in the second game and had to rally with a two-run single by Clint Courtney and a homer by Ron Jackson to win. Mueller drove m all five Giant runs in the second game at piu.s-burgh with a single and double to help Hoyt Wilhelm pick up a decision as the relief man for Johnny Antonelli. The second game was called at the end of the eighth on account of rain. Erskine failed to last the route at Brookivn when he appeared to be coasting home with an easy S-l ja 1! decision. Homers by Del Enms and Roy Smalley knocked him loose in the ninth. Ed Roebuck got the final outs. Four Chicago errors doomed Jones at Milwaukee where the Braves snapped two streaks— their four-game "iosing slump and the Cubs' four-game win string. Cleveland Team Sixth in Doubles Of ABC Tourney FORT WAYNE, Ind. (.?>— Willie Ebosh of Cleveland and Tony Amato of Irvington, N. J., teamed Sunday to take over sixth place in doubles of the American Bowling Congress tournament. It was the first change in stand ings of the top 10 in any civision of the tournament since May 13. Ebosh, who with Earl Linsz of Cleveland won the doubles in 1950. bowled a 684 series and Amato hit for 603 to make up their 1,237. The score dropped two members of Detroit's Stroh's team— Eddie Lubanski and Pete Carter, who had rolled a 1,275— out of the top 10. , NewspaperBRCHIVE* „ TELEGRAPH SPORTS Monday, May 23, 1955 Harold Hussung of Sterling was Don Henderson of Mt. Morris and Denny Snider of Walnut both competed "in the SS0 yard run but neither was able to score. Hendeison ran fourth in the third heat and was clocked at 2:06. He ran into trouble as he was boxed in during the later part of the first lap and never was able to catch up with the leaders. "Snider ran eighth in his heat and was clocked at 2:0S. CHAMPAIGN. 111. (.7)— New Trier of Winnetka came close to a sweep in state high school athletic activities at Champaign Saturday but had to settle for the golf and tennis titles and second place in the track meet. Blue Island, paced by Willie Mav, won its first track title in the meet's 61-year history by topping: New Trier by 323 points. Blue Island finished with 18 ponits and New Trier had 14* 3. Noith Chicago had 13, Elmhuist 101-. Bloom of Chicago Heights 9k, and Phillips of Chica go 9. May. a 17-year-old senior, won both hurdles and paced the £80- yard relay team to victory. He ran , the 120-yard highs in :14.5 and the j ISO-yard lows in :19.5. The only other double winner was Vein Estes of North Chicago. Es'.es took the 100-yard dash in :10.3 and the 220 in :21.T. In the mile run. Ron Long of Mooseheart pulled an upset in 4:27.7. Jim Bowers of DeKalb, the favorite, finished third with Bob Bagwell of Kankakee taking second. New Trier edged Hinsdale to win the tennis title. 11-10. and finished 14 strokes ahead of East Rockford to take the golf crown. New Trier's Berme Magnussen won medal honors with a 71-75—-146. two over par. Emit Espisito of Leyden was second with 150. Williams Returns To Bosox Lineup In Exhibition Tilt BOSTON i.T) — Ted Williams, vearv and stiff from lengthy conditioning drills, returns to the Boston Red Sex lineup against the New Yolk Giants tonight in an exhibition game for the benefit of hospitalized war veterans. The 36-year-old slugger plans to don his familiar No. pate in a he test and the: in left field. 1 'hitting con- his old post The game will raii'k Williams' firs: competitive appearance since the end of last season when he deeded to retire. But on May 11. he changed his mind and signed we nt Sterling Wins Bi-State Titles Page 7 Haas Runs 4th In High Hurdles Henderson? Snider Fail to Score; Blue Island Wins CHAMPAIGN — (Special) — Dick Haas, Oregon high ichool sophomore, Saturday took fourth place in the state 120 yard high hurdles race to score the only points for a Dixon area team. Haas \ iuriu-d ar :15.2 for the ■Willie May of Blue Island aptured the event in :14.5. Dick Fisk of New Trier was second and Central Mich., Wheaton Win College Titles MACOMB. 111. (J) — Michigan :ormal's five-year hold on IIAC track and field championships fell before Jim Podely and Central Michigan Saturday, but Illinois ■mal and Western Illinois con tinued to reign in tennis and golf. Central Michigan ripped Mich-an Normal 59 11/15 to 59 3/15 as Podoley, Central's Olympic decath-alon candidate, took four firsts and finished second in two other events. The only school to come clos the Michigan powers was Eastern Illinois with 45 points. Podoley finished first in the 100. 220. low hurdles and the broad jump. He finished second in tr high hurdles and tied for second i the high jump. Illinois Normal won its six! straight golf crown. Illinois Noimal took four of the five singles matches and botli dou- iles titles to score 22 points. Mich- Normal was second with 12. lecord in the golf meet with a :6-hole score of 570. Northern Illi-iois was second with 594. Weston's Rollie Heaton won medal lonors with a conference record low of 135. ELMHUR3T. 111. l.tf— Augustana vept both the golf and tennis titles in College Conference of Ilh- toumaments over the week-while Wheaton breezed to its eighth track title. Gil Dodds Crusaders distanced the field in the track meet by ing 85 points in winning 7 events and placing in It others. Minikin finished a poor second .-ith 54 points followed by North Central with 23 3/5. Augustana and Elmhurst were tied with 20 1/5. Cairoil had 16. Lake Forest 5 and Illinois Wesleyan 1. There were only two double winners and both were from Mi'.-likin.- Dick Quisenberry won the 220 and 440 yard dashes and Pai;l Jones won the high hurdles and pole vault. Augustana. paced by George Ray and Jack Lofgren, won its first tennis championship in six years with 13 points. Elmhurst and Mil-likin tied for second with 9 each. Ray and Lofgren won both singles titles and then teamed up for the doubles, victory. Virgil De Voider of Augustana .showed the way in the golf meet with a medal score of 152. Augustana finished 13 strokes ahead of Lake Forest with 634 and Car roll came in third with a 660 v defending champion Millikin dropped to fourth place with a Duke Golfers Capture Morrison Tourney Utley Noble Leads Pack With an 80 Newman Second; Rock Falls Third; Sterling Fourth MORRISON — (Special) With Utlqy Noble setting the pace, the Dixon Dukes golf team urea a six-man team total of 538 to win the Morrison Invitational tournament by 21 strokes over their nearest rival, Saturday. Noble scored a pair of 40s to take medal honors with an 80. That beat Grieb of Newman who had the best nine hole score of 39 but a second nine 42 gave him an 18 hole total of 81. Dick Oates of Dixon fired a> 45-42—87 for third place. A three-way tie for fourth place honors had to be played off among Jim Schroeder of Dixon, Murphy of Newman and Derricksen of Rock Falls. Derrickson won anc Murphy got the fifth place medal Newman of Sterling finished sec ond to Dixon in the team scoring with a 559 total, followed by Rock Falls with 564, Sterling with 645 and Morrison, which did not finish with a full team. The Dukes won even though twe members of their top four wound up in fifth and sixth place oi team. John Peterson had trouble as he finished with a 94, and Henry Noble had even more problems as he wound up with a 98. The summary: DIXON' ROCK FALLS Weekly Sports Menu r.oLF tt. Mnrrlj at TUX0.N. lochelle at DeKalb. tt:>-ms P-ochelle at Sterling. TUESDAY TRACK RochelU at Mendota. Men's Night, Dixnn'c'ountn -n p. m.— GracV"B Yrnh Dixon 8th Graders Third 'STERLING — (Special) — By the narrow margin of a half-point, the Dixon eighth grade track team managed to hold onto third place in the Bi-State conference track meet baturaay i the c points. Freeport had 36, rith 50' i Rock Falls 30'.i and Clinton, la., 17. .Sterling made a clean sweep by-taking the seventh grade meet with 6S'i points. Rock Falls had 34' j. Freeport 32, Clinton 16 and Dixon 13. Chuck Brainard scored both of Dixon's firsts, winning 50 yard dash and the discus. He tied the dash record of :6.1. In all, five eight grades records wcie set in the meet, all in the track events. The sumary: 100-yard c GRADE an!£ (.C). Tlm«— :26, ; 2. Sec 4, Clinton: 5, Dai —l, L*Fa>eu« (Fj; J, 1 (S); Jana«« IF) t Uixikt (Cj. OJK4oe»— 1S3'6". THAT'S MY POP— Jockev J. Ralph Adams. Jr.. left, points proudly to a sign designating the addition of his father. Jockey Johnny Adams, right, to the select circle of winners of 3.000 horse races. The senior Adams, who is a grandfather, rode Mister Black to victory in the Continental Turf Handicap at Washington Park, near Chicago, to achieve the distinction. Others who have won that number of races or more are Johnny Longden, Eddie Arcaro and Ted Atkinson. (AP photo) Illini Finish Fourth Ohio State Wins Baseball Crown CHICAGO— UP)— Ohio State grabbed the Big Ten base ball title Saturday by taking a doubleheader from Michigan and wall represent the Western Conference in the NCAA playoits beginning later tms montn. rne .bucks aumpeu ivuuiu; ■aturdav, 13-4 and 5-1, leave little question about the title. Had Ohio State split with Michigan the conference would have ended in a three-way tie. Minnesota.- an odds-on favorite to win the crown last weekend, split a doubleheader with Northwestern. The Gophers won the opener, 10-2. but dropped the nightcap, 4-3. as Northwestern scored an unearned run in the ninth inning after two outs. Michigan State, the 1954 champion, took two from Indiana, 7-3 and 7-2. to finish in a second place tie with Minnesota. In other games Wisconsin beat Iowa twice. 4-1 and Moats Defeats Fazzi, 9-4 A seven-run outburst in the sev enth inning gave Moats Trucking successful season opening here ;t night as the Moats nine went to claim a 9-4 decision ovei vvly organized Fazzi TV All- Stars. Fazzi's. had opened the scoring the second with a pair of r off Larry McMillion. Moats hur Moats came back with single r le fourth and fifth off Glenn Hughes to send the game in :ie as the seventh and Imal inning started. Fazzi rallied for another twe runs in the bottom ot the seventh but it wasn't enough. Six singles and a double had accounted for seven Moats runs in Uie top of the inning. The box score: Dick Mayer Wins Kansas City Open KANSAS CITY Dick Mayer, of St. Peteisburg. Fla.., who was beginning to wonder whether he'd win another golf tournament. had his confidence back today plus a 54,000 check for a 6-stroke vic- >ry in the Kansas City Open. He breezed through the final >ui;d of the S20.000 meet Sunday ir a 5-under-par 67, giving hirn 72-hole total of 271. Six strokes behind with 277s were young Billy Maxwell, the former onal amateur champion irom Odessa. Tex., and Chandler K°r- the veteran pro from Chat tanooga, Tcnn. ROTARY PRACTICE Rotary of the major leag'.n summer baseball progrnm nil hold its regular practice at fi:3i p.m. today at Reynolds Held. ■2, and Illinois split two with Purdue, winning the opener 5-3 and dropping the nightcap, 3-2. Run Outburst The Buckeyes assured them-jlve3 of victory in the first game with a seven run outburst in the second inning and took a 2-1 lead le first inning of the second game to roll to victory. Minnesota, having lost to Iowa Friday, grabbed the opener from Northwestern on the strength of 15 hits but could get no more than in the nightcap in which the Gophers committed three errors. Michigan State had no trouble imping Indiana into the cellar ith a double defeat. Spartan hurl-• Ed Hobaugh gave up six hits . the opener and Dick Idzkowski followed, with a five-hitter. Illini Split Wisconsin, a pre-season contender, combined timely hitting and steady pitching for a twin victory over Iowa which put the Hawks into the cellar with Indiana. Illinois' split with Purdue enabled the Illini to finish fourth. Southpaw Dick Vorrey held the Boilermakers to seven hits in the opener while striking out nine. Purdue won the nightcap with a run m the last inning breaking s 2-2 tie. FINAL STANDINGS W L Trt. g P Q thro gii. PRINCETON'S LEW FLINN > DIXON TliACK COACH AND ATHLETIC DIKKCTOK. Alt Bowi who served as our correspondent at the state traoc weekend; reported the biggest crowd in many years for the meet this year. is raised to 12'10" to give Minn a fiance at t mt under the bar in each of his three attempts. West Brooklyn has formed a little league ba< -sted ■ Play. i 64. VS SCHEDULE should contact Francis. Hinkie. THE DIXON-WEST BROOKLYN Junior Amencan exhibition game scheduled for yesterday at Keynoias celled because of rain and wet grounds. SCHEDULE SIM)AV< HKStl.TS Favor Akins Over Miceli in TV Bout By The Associated Press irgil Akins. Louis welterweight who mi back into fistic prominence knocking out formidable Ronnie Delaney, is a 13-10 favorite to beat New York's jolting Joe Miceli for his fifth straight victory tonight. Akins, 25, and Miceli. 26. meet in a 10-rounder at New York's St. Nicholas Arena. Akins' record is 27-13-1. Miceli whipped Luther Rawhngs in his last start April 21. His record is Seasoned Vets Win Front Position for '500' Race INDIANAPOLIS — — The 39th 500-mile auto race May 33-rar contest for about a quaiter-mile. Time trials which ended Sunday put the season, hard-charping drivers up front— such contenders as irC)3-54 winner Bill Vukovich, Jack McGrath. Tony Bettenhausen, Fred Agabashian and Sam Hanks. At the back end of the lineup will be seven drivers who qualified at slower speeds than the tail end car in last year's field. McGrath set a 10-mile record of 142.5S0 miles an hour. Ten men in the front half of the lineup did over 140. a speed unheard of on the 2'2-mile track before last year. But the iear end of the field was so much slower that the field's qualification average is about the same as last year— 13^.796 as against last year's 138.632. Eight drivers will start for the than last Seventeen drivers made 'qualifying runs Sunday for the 13 start ing positions left open by previous trials. Don Freelnnd of Los Angeles , paced the last dav's qualifiers with | a iO-mile rin at 139.866 in the Bob Special, th place car Dish-een of the starters have nneted in the "$00" at least three les before. Hanks, of Burbar.k hf., will be starting for the ith time: Bettenhausen. Tmley Park, II!., and Agabashian. Al- . Calif., for the ninth time, and Duane Carter. Speedway City, Ind.. for the eighth time. mny Parsons of Van Nuys. Cal:f.. and Vukovich will be the former winners in the field. 000 Will Club hand The big attraction, ot course, ua» me lime run in viuuu DeKaib's Jim Bowers was upset and had to settle for third - ACCORDING TO DIXON'S BOWERS, the DeKalb boy lost the race the first half mile when he was boxed in. Though Bowers got into the lead on the third lap, he had had to expend too mucn energy get; out into the open to have enougn ot a kick iert to win. Bowers led most of the third ami fourth hips huf in t!u> hist 110 vanls, Ron Long of Mooseheart displaced a tremendous kickto come home first. Ron Bagwell of Kankakee also passed the tiring Bowers in the final yards. COACH BOWERS TOLD US that he had been talking with DeKalb ches prior to the big race and though the Mooseheart boy had raved little publicitv, DeKalb had heard oi him ar.ri v. eie ail aid OX him because he had a better finishing kick than Bowers. That proved to he ine story, cowers io-i mnr m in" nr-c laps and couldn't get u. long enough lead to pull him Has New Member CHICAGO— IP) — Johnny Adams, the fourth American jockey to win 3,000 races, will be welcomed to the "3,000 club'' Wednesday by two and possibly all three other members of the club. Adams rode his 3.000th winner Saturday as Hasty House Farm's Mister Black captured the S25.00O added Continental Turf Tandicap at Balmoral. The other members of the exclusive club are Eddie Arcaro, Johnny Longden and Ted Atkinson. i|!P^ Hank • jfi;- Henry ^ .4 Looks ^ Sports This Fiidav night is the N.C.I..C conference track meet at Sterling. Two 1955 Illinois State champions will be "on display"— Lew Flyna of Princeton who won the pole vault and Norm Ehlers of -Mendota who annexed the ciown in the discus event. The meet wilt be studded with high quality performers just like the trcDical worsted and da-cron slacks on HANK HENRY'S slack rack. Jim Bowers .of DeKalb. last year's State miie champ who finished third this year also will compete. Other N.C.I.C. thinclads who placed in the State finals last Saturday are: Harold Hussung of Sterling who finished third in the high hurdles. Don Anderson of DeKalb who finished third in the shot put and Forrest Finn cf Princeton who was fifth in the 440. These bovs and manv other outstanding athletes should make for a fine meet with Sterling being the team favorite with DeKalb in close contention. rnv.rs DACRON and TROPICAL WORSTED BLEND light weight SUIT is ideal for the hot summer hs ah-.v-iii. This :s co:rec: blend of fabric in that it holds its shape because of the dacron. while the tropical worsted content makes possible its coolness— one's body-can breathe in it. The summer iced at S50 and £55. We to try-one on so you can experience the comfort and me tailoring in uiese sur.s. Jim Bowers of DeKa'.b did not -epeat as State p.v.'.e champ but hinsrs like tr.at happen in any riven race. An illustration that ! Mar:::; i < ^ set a new state record ■ l?.p» m the l?0-yd. low huniie preliminary Friday and then i:...'ir.'t even place m Saturday's finals. Even though ou: D;:v; irua players and our two $:.->. :e-qt:ai:ly-:ng discus throwers die'". 'i advance far in the s^ate iir.ais. we are proud that these boys were good enough to represent the district in he State meet. We keen our store ooen SATUR DAY NIGHTS for the shopping onvenience ot all our friends and particularly those m the rural an:< :r. ,ne many surrounn- Polo. Oregon. Franklin Grove, on, Ohio. Ambov. Rock Falls, Sterling. Nelson. Walnut. West Brooklyn. Wplton. Harmon, Lee Center, Compter.. Paw Paw. Sublette. MiHedgenlle, Lanark. For- rosfnn Vaphiisa r.ranfl Detmir. Woosung and Eidena. Hank Henry, Inc u7 jijricu men* "Bflr 109 Galena Fhone 3-0631 NEWSPAPER!"

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