Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on May 25, 1955 · Page 8
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Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois · Page 8

Dixon, Illinois
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Wednesday, May 25, 1955
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Methodists Win Church League Opener First Game Called; Will Be Replayed Bogott Hurls, Bats Methodists to Win Over St. Patrick cially" recorded on the opening night of the Dixon Church Softball league Tuesday called before completion and must be replayed at a later date. the league as it handed St. Patrick a 16-1 setback in the second game. The Amboy vs. Grace tilt had to be called at 9:15 p. m. because of a rimp limit. Onlv four and half innings had been played and the home team. Grace church, was behind at the time. 11-9. in the same and the whole contest must be replayed. Lyle Bogott pitched and batted CHURCH LEAGUE W L Pet. Methodist 1 0 1.000 Grace 0 0 .000 Ambov 0 0 .000 St. Paid's 0 0 .000 F. S. & P 0 0 .000 Immanuel 0 0 .000 Second Baptist 0 0 .000 Brethren 0 0 .000 Bethel 0 0 .000 St. Patrick- 0 1 -000 ud St. Patrick in the second game. Bogott gave up just two hits and fanned five in the five innin^game and slammed a three-run homer In the fifth. Seven Run Inning The tilt was settled in the first Inning when the Methodists racked up seven big runs. They scored in clusters of three in the third, fourth and fifth innings to turn the test into a rout. St. Patrick's lone run came in the fourth inning two walks and a single. In the first game, defending champion Grace spotted Amboy an 8-2 lead during tne nrst tnree and a half innings and then came up with seven runs in the bottom of the fourth to go ahead by a Amboy. however, came back with three runs in the top of the fifth to go ahead 11-9 when the game was called, waa tr.s game continued through the bottom of the fifth, it would have been an official game. The box scores: (Game Unofficial) Gr*C<ABfl)R. h. Ajnbo- AgUR H Wilson ss 2 1 0 Worth o 3 2 1 W.Maves e 2 2 1 Barlow f! 3 2 0 DEAD-EYE, DEAR — A cameraman gets a pretty shot while Evelyn Primm, a champion trapshooter. waits her turn to fire at Sun Valley, Ida. n&itr nrx bit* Billy Pierce Beats Score, 4-1 Clergy Calls Time to 4Play Ball' FIVE CLERGYMEN" REPRESENTING CHURCHES in th gloves to signify the opening ot tne iyoo sea: Ambov i-irst Baptist; tne nev. aiune. Baptist; the Rev. Fred Cunningh; May Release Minnie Friday, Had Fracture CHICAGO (.¥)— Minnie Minoso, Chicago White Sox outfielder who has been hospitalized after suffering a dizzy spell a3 the result of being hit by a pitched ball, may be released from the hospital Friday. Dr. Harold Voris. neurologist. Tuesday night said Minoso is not suffering a brain injury from the skull fracture received in New York last week. Minnie was hit on the left side of his head in New York last Wednesday on a pitch thrown by New York Yankee pitcher Bob Grim. At first, it was reported there was no fracture. But late Tuesday, Dr. John Claridge. White Sox team physician, said Minoso suffered a small fracture in the templar re gion. Minnie will oe out 01 tne viniie Sox lineup at least another week. Pittsburgh Scores Most Runs While Defeating Bums PITTSBURGH (.¥» —"It's nice to be leading in something." manager Fred Haney of the Pittsburgh Pirates said when he learned the i runs scored by his team Tues-iv night over the league leading rooklyn Dodgers was the highest alional League run output this :a r. The score was 15-1. Three National League teams ive scored 14 runs this year. The highest major league production came in the Chicago White Sox victory over Kansas City, in XL. the Dodgers beat the Phil-14-4. the Chicago Cubs beat Cards 14-4 and the Cards turned around and swamped the Cubs 14-1. Had the Pirates lost Tuesday night they would have equalled the 12 consecutive game losing mark et by the 1930 team. Pirate catcher Jack Shepard led ie 19-hit assault on six Dodger pitcher?, collecting four singles in trips. Preston Ward batted 1.000. hitting a single, triple and ree-run homer. Rookie second baseman Gene Freese collected : singles in four trips. Yesterdays Stars Page 8 The teh l the mcd Star to Coach BOSTON ■ .p—Forr parti pate in a golf tournament ever Ohio State University's 36-hole lay Church Softball league pound their left to right: The Rev. Jack Brown, Bloomquist. First Methodist: the Rev. Percy Carter. Second i, Bethel, and the Rev. Paul Lechner, Immanuel Lutheran. TELEGRAPH SPORTS informal session Tuesday night with Commisioner K. L. (Tugi Wilson, and will present its re commendations to the athletic directors and faculty representatives tonight. Thursday's schedule is all play, ■ith . out. The cinder carnival, with | pecung Michigan S Dig, taiem.-ia.uen aq whelm -,g fa scheduled Friday and Saturday. Football coaches had a session on tap today, with rule interpretation and officiating matters on the agenda. The conference has decided to split the television receipts among all the league schools, but may-make some added concession to institutions injured at the gate by the telecasts. The loop expects to pick up S375.000 from the telecast of five Big Ten games nn a regional basis, and $320,000 from four non-league contests in which conference teams will appear, for a total of $695,000 The league is expected to approve summer competition by the loop's swimmers and t«:1; men for icur clubs, putting mem me basis as baseball play-move is contemplated to runners and swimmers - Ho'.y Crof star Joe Muilaney was named head basketball coach at Pi evidence College Tuesday r.ighi. Mullanev. 31. was the outstanding Holv Cross team of 1C47. Aftei a year with the Boston Celtics ot the NBA, Muilaney turned tr ■STANDINGS; NATIONAL X.T. ClnrlniuMt IS IS Philadelphia II h WKDNKSDAT'S «Cmi THIIRSDAVS >rk »t Phllnrtfl ; MSlwuuiM*. «> 2:30 p HTPNTSPAY'S SOlF.niXE TIU'RSIIAVn S( IIKIM l.f: Cnlciw?o »t ClfvHan<i."l i>. in. Tuesday, May 21 1955 Big 10 Officials to Give TV Recommendations Tonight COLUMBUS, Ohio »— Western Conference officials moved into Columbus today to split up football television receipts, play a round of golf, and view the annual Big Ten track-field championships. get set for next year's Olympics without running into eligibility problems. The track meet has attracted a field of 192, and Michigan will present 31 of them. Illinois, winner the last four years, has entered only 14. but four of six returning champs from last season are mong them. The Ilhni are ex- scrap from Michigan State s rapidly improving squad for the runner-up berth. Returning champions are John Moule of Michigan in the high jump. Earl Smith of Iowa in the broad jump, and Ilhni Williard Thomson in both hurdles. Dale Foster in the pole vault, and Ralph Fesseden in the 440-yard run. Charlie Dressen To Make Changes; Looks for Deals NEW YORK I.?)— Manager Charlie Dressen, admtitedly disappointed over the fifth-place position of his Washington Senators, today promised some changes in the club "within the' next 10 days." He said he has been dickering with a number of clubs for a shortstop. He refused to mention names but indicated he'd be willing to give up a top-flight pitcher for the Calvin Griffith, vice president of the Senators, and General Manager George Weiss of the Yankees held a long conference yesterday. Out of the conference, it was learned, came a Yankee offer to give up an unnamed pitcher and m-fielder for either Bob Porterfield or Maury McDermott. Porterfield. | ord : McDermott. has ; ,V4 : .uhoaw Court Will Hear |>FL Arguments jOn Anti-Trust Suit ! PHILADELPHIA '.P- Attorneys jfor the National Footbau League, j ! citing the U. S. Supreme Court ] ; tilling that baseball is a sport and i •asked the U. S. District Court to j jthiow- out a $2,100,000 anti-trust, I suit against the league and nine of j I its clubs. | The suit was hrought bv the > bankrupt Lihertv Broadcasting System. Inc . which charged the league and the nine teams conspired to prevent it from broadcasting certain games, an action which allegedly led Liberty into bankruptcy. Judge Alan K. Grim will heat-oral arguments on the cast June 3. Cliisox Gain As Yankees Also Lose Dodgers, Giants Fall; Tigers Lose Kuenn for 10 Days By the Associated Press Billy Pierce and Curt Simmons." a pair of southpaws who have known better days, look as if they may be ready-to set up shop again. If so, you can 'bet Managers Marty Marion and Mayo Smith will be throwing a lot of business their way. Billv the Kid ha? been one of the missing links m Marion's plan to bring the Chicaero White Sox an Amencan League pennant. The Sox have been able to hang :n there, just a stride or two behind the leaders, without Pierce, but if his arm troubles aie over, Chicago could really gel in on the scrap. Pierce gave an indication of his importance Tuesday night. His three-hitter beat Cleveland 4-1. Cm-cago home runs ruined rookie Herb Score and pushed the Sox to within half a game of the second-place Indians Billy fanned seven while notching his second complete game, flashing some of the stuff thai made him the AL's strikeout king in 1953 -the ? is-i: Tired in Seventh Simmons looked his best since 1953 as he went "'3 innmgs before tiling Tuesday night. And with some nice help from Jack Meyer, the Philadelphia Phillies were able to snap a six-game winning streak by the New York Giants 6-2. Simmons, who helped the Phils to their 1950 flag but who fell off after losing part of a toe in a' lawn mower accident two summers ago, fanned five and spaced five hits. It was his first victory in five appearances after shoulder trouble in spring training. In the American League, Chuck Stobbs and the Washington Sena-York's seven-game string by beating the Yankees 3-2. And Baltimore ended its five-game losing slump 6-1 against Boston while Detroit beat Kansas City 9-6. In the National, Pittsburgh buried its ll-game losing string by humiliating the first-place Brooklyn Dodgers 15-1. Ram postponed St. Louis at Chicago and Cincinnati at Milwaukee. The White Sox caught up with Score in the seventh, breaking up a no-hit bid with three singles and a run. Then after Ralph Kiner homered to tie it, Chico Carrasquel and Bob Nieman homered to score three runs in the eighth. Score farmed 11. At Philadelphia, Meyer saved Simmons by getting Dusty Rhodes and Willie Mays on popups with the bases loaded in the eighth. Glen Gorbous sent Jim Hearn to his third defeat against six cesses with two doubles and a pair of singles that scored two Ud turning runs. The Pirates hammered los* Johnny Podres and five Brookh reliefers for 19 -hits. Bob Friend shut out die Dodgers in 4ta innmgs of relief for the decision. Pulled Muscle The Yank3 had three doubles among their five hits off Stobbs. who won his first decision, but paired them only in the eighth. That's when Mickey Mantle got his second two-ba-gger to tie the score at 2-2. Mickey Vernon's long sacrifice fly brought Stobbs home with the winning run m the ninth. The Yanks held on to their one-game league lead. At Kansas City, the Tigers lost Harvey Kuenn ior 10 days when the leading AL batsman pulled a muscle while running out a first-inning hit. Three runs in the eighth won it for Detroit after Al Kaline and Gus Zemial matched three-lun homers in the sixth. Forty players got into the game— including' 11 pitchers, seven for Detroit. Jim McDonald and Ray Moore got the .lob done for the Orioles with the help of Cai Abrams' 3-for-4 and Gene Woodhng's two runs batted m. McDonald, who came to Baltimore with Woodlmg in the Bob Turlcy deal, won his first as a starter with Moore blanking the Bosox over the last 2 4 innings. Place Carter on Unavailable List >STON i Lightweight cham pion Jimmy Carter has been put on the unavailable list by National Boxing Assn. president Tony Pet-ronella until he fulfills his contract for a postponed title fight with Wallace (Bud) Smith in Boston. Carter's manager. Willie Ketch-um. announced Monday that the champ had a sore throat and was so weakened by his ailment he wouldn't be able to go ihiough with the scheduled June 1 15-rvunder. Aces Lose 94 Tilt to Pecatonica Loss Costs Ashton Undisputed Hold OnRt. 72 Crown PECATONICA — (Special) j Ashton's Aces failed in their j bid for an undisputed Route ! 72 conference baseball title i here Tuesday when they | dropped a 9-4 decision to Pe- j catonica. It i 5-1 r the Aces had i the starting and losing ed i e dis- | , g g ®<%b m_ THE SPORTSMEN'S CLl B will hold stair ch:n a familv picnic meeting he club house Thursdav at 5:40 p. m. with a. special free instruct urogram on the safe handling of fire arms to feature the event. The club ha< urced parents to hrinc their youncster* to the affair so that thev can benetit from the lessons, on sale handling * the, 1 hunters could well pick up a few point- «" EXHIBITION TRAP SHOOT and a loading exhi- r of Lanark are extra attractions, uoinnger win ■ several Wildcat rifles he has made. The pro- THE •.'fith ANN CAE TRACK AND FIELD MEET of the North Cen-Kl Illinois conference will be held Friday a; the Sterling stadium with > Mai: at 5 p. m. and the finals at 7:30 p. m. of the 11(1 Lc II fill the in the disc , . ,. ._ _ 1 THERE IS SOME FEEL1NC THAT JIM BOWERS of DeKalb. i ,*^!' "; break the national record in the mile and every precaution is being ■n.eietAe --ca- ta,.pn t0 assll,.e lhe acceptance of his time if he betters the 4:20.4 mark :es'.oii. wnich . get bv Max Trues of Warsaw. Ind.. last year : to play, a " Anions tne other boxs who scored at State on hand for the tie. Foirestonj m0Pt are Harold Hus^unsr of Sterling, third in the histh hur-mlv last dace 1 dies: Don Anderson of DeKalb. third in the shot: Forrest Finn ! of Princeton, fifth in the 440. and Ken Miller of DeKalb, fifth I the broad jump. I STERLING IS A HEAVY FAVORITE to win the meet with DeKalb i ra.ed thg best cnance of coring an upset. DeKalb has several fine Leaf River to play. Third place in the conference is deadlocked between Byron and Pecatonica, both with 4-2 records. Larrv Henert and Russ Hansen were the victims of Pecatomca's con'e' ence i= Rvron and tA.cn Aim outburst. The tw< Pec opened with tnree :uns in e first inning and racked up five ore in tile "fourth after Ashton had scored once in the third. The Aces rallied for two runs in tne top of the sixth and one more in the seventh, but couldn't eaten up. rry Meyer pitched the host Indians to the victory. He gave up only five hits in going the distance. Jon Wisman and Lor en Schafer each had two hits and Jim Bolen got the other Ashton blow. The dox score: Smart Money On Nashua in Preakness Test BALTIMORE i.T) — William L. Woodward's Nashua was trucked from New York to Pimlico today where the "smart money" is waiting to bet on him third in Saturday's S100.000 added Preakness. The impending flood of show-money is the heavy bettors' way of capitalizing -on a favorite that The big bets go into the third piace window where they return a minimum of 10 cents on the dollar. At the win mutuels. they'd have to put about So to get back ST on Nashua according to prospective odds and that's loo small for them to shoot the works. The six other probable starters. Clifford Mooers' Traffic Judge, Harry M. Warner's Honeys Alibi, K. a" Dabson's Nance's Lad. Mrs. Marion Du Pont Scott's Saratoga. P. L. Grissom's Fleet Path and Christiana Stable's Tninking Cap, don't measure up to Nashua on the jecords. Sports Menu athletes but lacks that depth that is expected to swing the meet to the Warriors. Henen j Ex-Con Was Manager Link Mederos to Narcotic Violator PHILADELPHIA iJP) — A fight probe witness says Cuban boxer Julio Mederos, the underdog who won a TKO decision over "drugged" Harold Johnson in a nationally-televised fight here May 6, formerly was managed by a convicted narcotics violator. Pennsylvania's Athletic Commis sion is conducting the probe into the alleged doping of Johnson. James White. 47. Mederos" manager of record, testified Tuesday that Louis Black, also known as Louis Saccaroma. managed the 22-vear-old Mederos from 1953 until Joey Lopez In Decision Over Saddler SACRAMENTO. Calif, i -Pi — Lightweight Joey Lopez likes the featherweight champions. The 24-year-olri West Sacramentan already has licked two of them. Lopez had it all his own way Tuesday night as he. pounded out a unanimous 10-round non - title decision over featherweight king Sandy Saddler. Time after time, the young Portuguese - Amencan beat the champ to the punch, landing cleaner and more effective blows. Lopez, the 130'-2. The local favorite had Saddler in trouble in the second and ninth rounds. But the experienced champion managed to tie up Lopez after being hit with looping rights and a stinging left jab. Lopez, who lost a Madison Square Garden fight last March to featherweight C a r m e 1 o Costa, scored a second round technical knockout here last February over Percy Bassett, who held the featherweight crown while Saddler was in the Army. Saddler. 28. was gunning for his 100th knockout in 156 fights. The best he could do was to cut Lopez" right eye. It will keep Lopez out of action for about a month, his handlers said. 1 l.T.VGtE Mendota Gains 66-50 Win Over Rochelle Track Team MENDOTA —(Special)— Mendota scored eight firsts in capturing a 66-50 track decision over Rochelle here Tuesday. Jim Brown of Mendota scored a triple win as he took firsts m the 100. 4-10 and shot put. McMahon of Mendota was first in the 220 and broad ;ump. Rochelle gained consolation by scoring a 76-42 win in the frosh-soph meet. In another meet. Sterling primed itself for the North Central Illinois conference meet on Friday by sacking up a 104-S6 dual meet wm over Rock Island. Harold Hussung set two new Sterling track records in winning the high and low hurdles. His :14.7 high hurdles mark broke the 1950 record held by Clifford Garriot of Sterling and his ;20,3 low hurdle mark ended the 1951 record set by William Lafferty of Dixon. The Rochelle summary: 3, Ron Hill (R;. Distinct— -lJl'lO'V this March— about 10 weeks befor« the Johnson fight. The witness said he had turned Medero* over to Black because ha iWhitej was then engaged as a boxing promoter and matchmaKer in Miami. Previously, Philadelphia detectives had testified that Black was z uv s of a 10-yei in Lewnsburg, Pa., federal penitentiary on dope charges. Black denied the 'police charges. White said he didn't believ* Johnson was drugged by a barbiturate, as commission physicians testified, but insisted he was downed by blows thrown by Mederos. Johnson was unable to answer tin bell for the third round. Green vs. Minis On Video Tonight ST. 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