The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on March 10, 1966 · Page 8
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 8

Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, March 10, 1966
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Wit VafttMM 9mm Thursday, March 10, 1966 'Not Worth lt'~ Wills Now In Ruth's Salary Class, $ 8O By M0KBAY CHASS | The Dodger captain, inci- Pres. Sport* Witter I "Jcntally, never has hit more y^^SSfSZ. V s - ^^ stotefl *» ""« General Manager Buzzie Bavasi of the Los Angeles Dodgers Ruth never stole more than confirmed Wills' status Wednes- 17. day in discussing the salary the flashy shortstop will receive this how much he offered season. Asked Wills, Bavasi replied: "I can't tell you, but it'll be asj much as Babe Ruth ever got." j Ruth's top salary with thej New York Yankees was said to! be S80.QOO. ; Wills, however, wasn't on, hand to hear about his step up in class. He hadn't reported toi the Dodgers' spring training; camp at Vero Beach. Fla., fo5-j week from Japan where he toured with his night club act. In Los Angeles, however. Wills was quick to decline a step up to the class of teammates Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale, the dynamic duo who are holding out for matching of three-year, $500,000 contracts. "I'm not worth that much," said the 33-year-old base-stealing wizard. Wills didn't say how much he thought he is worth, but at one time he said he would seek $100,000. Try Sun | Classified Ads i In intra-squad games Wednesday, Norm Cash lashed a home run and a single for Detroit, driving in four runs; John Lewis and Dick Stuart each rapped three hits for the New York Mets and Matty Alou collected three singles for Pittsburgh. Boog Powell knocked in four runs with a homer, double and single for Baltimore while Bob Rodgers and Rick Reichardt each socked three- run homers for California with Rodgers driving in a total of six runs. Snook's Gerke Leads B All State Basketballers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS] Calvin Gerke, who led Snook | to the state championship for] the second season in a row, wa: | the only unanimous choice for the Class B all-state basketball team picked by the Texas Sports Writers Association. The 6-5 star, who scored an average of 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds per game, 501 all 30 votes of the selection committee. Randy Sherrof of Channing and George Johnson of Harleton lacked two votes of being unanimous. Dick Davis of Deweyville and Leon Jenkins of Trinity were others making the first team. Johnson had the highest scoring average—33 points per game —and also averaged an amazing 25 rebounds per contest. Jenkins had the highest aver- age—35 points per game—while Johnson averaged 33 and also had an amazing 25 rebounds per contest. Sherrod averaged 31.5 and Davis 22.7. FIRST TEAM Sdxxrf Height Clou CoSvln Gerfce Dick Davis Rondv ShefTof George Johnson Leon Jenkins Snook 4-5 Senior DeweyvWe 5-1 Senior Charming 6-5 Senior Harielon 6-10 Senior Trinidad 4-7 Junior SECOMD TEAM Scft»oi HeigM Ctoss Jerry Ro!>*rts Groom 6-5 Senior Ji-nmy Wilson Holland 5-11 Senior Eddie Loner Grofortf 6-< Senior Fran* Lothridse Oveftan 6-7 Senior Mac Hooten Aloo-Golden 6-1 Senior THIRD TEAM Jerry Johnson, Butiard; Ueroy Chain. Big Sandy: Wiley Koinzen. Shallowater; AAarvin Hoeltina, Narereth; Tommy Walker. Avinoer; James Summers. Aust- well-Tivoll; Kenny Drocnirtls, Laredo United. Jim Ollf \ (Pitcher/ Photos by Frank Kuchirchuk 1965 American League Champs Try Sun Classified Ads Repeat of a Popular Special Purchase by Town House .' ; THE I S BERKSHIRE \ j GROUP BY FAMOUS AUTHENTICALLY STYLED Early American In Your Choice of Popular Colors The most comfort you can buy in a Sofa or Chair... Expanded Vinyl and Vinyl In your choice of colors. SWIVEL ROCKER '89. Reg. $109.95 SOFA •s /I Buy on Convenient Terms: 90 Days No Interest or Carrying Charge. ... or take 36 Months to Pay Payments as low as $10.00 Monthly Cage Playoff Results College Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tournaments NCAA College Division (Quarter-finals) Akron 74, Long Island U. 68 North Dakota 63, Abilene hristian 62 Ky. Wesleyan 84, Central Connecticut 76 Southern HI. 93. Fresno St. 70 JNAIA (Second Round) Ga. Southern 8D, Southern Vrkansas St. 62 $209.95 FREE DELIVERY OR SHIPMENT ANYWHERE IN TEXAS •*LC«AMCK WITHOUT K K T K.A V A a A M C K * 600 Horth Kwy. 146 Phone 582-8268 (Corner Janes & 146) Baytown Houston Customer* Call CA 7-0585 Grambling 95, Carroll, Mont., Central St. Ohio 72. Lakeland, Wis. 68 Okla. Baptist 90, Cent, Mid!. 70 Rockhurst, Mo. 98, Albuquerque' 87 Carson - Newman 103, Morris Harvey 74 Norfolk St. 103, Athens, Ala. SI HI. Wesleyan 96, Midwestern 82 Block Expansion— Wisconsin Charges NL Members Boycott MILWAUKEE (AP) — The prosecution in Wisconsin's antitrust suit against baseball is picturing National League club owners as skeptics who summarily rejected a proposal that would have given Milwaukee an expansion club in 1966 to replace the departing Braves. The state apparently was seeking to use the flat rejection to support its accusation that National League members conspired to boycott Milwaukee as a major league city. The abortive attempt of Milwaukee Brewers Inc.. in De- by Allan H. (Bud) Selig, president of the organization . Selig, facing additional cross- examination today, testified that the owners, meeting in Miami Beach, tossed cold water on the plans of a syndicate of wealthy Wisconsin industrialists, backed by $4.3 million in cash commitments, to fill the void left by the exodus of the Braves to Atlanta. In the current suit before Circuit Judge Elmer W. Roller, Wisconsin contends that the Na- tiona League is guilty of monopolistic practices in permit- cember 1963. to obtain an expan-jting the Braves to move and re- soin franchise in the senior cir-j fusing to grant Milwaukee cuit was described Wednesday expansion franchise. Old Pro Sam Debuts For 1966 In The Doral Open MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — After SC^besiege him for autographs, years, golf has turned full cycle! Even Amie's Army, Jack's;application for old Sam Snead — he's back Pack and Lema's Legions will I (next) September." with the dew-sweepers. jhave their desertions when the] Under cross-examination The sweet-swinging hillbilly j field of 144 starts out after thejAtty. Earl Jinkmson, Chicago, — Ttr^^ iri^^;^;^ ™o,^ >,;=- <wn m fir-=t nr-i™ i Selig said he and seven other The owners challenged the Milwaukee group's estimates of an anticipated minimum attendance of 880,000 at County Stadium in 1966. Selig said. They cast doubt also on proposed-capitalization of $1.5 million, and questioned whether other expected resources, including a bank loan commitment of $1-5 million and promised Joans from two concession firms -~ Sports Service and ABC Vending — would be adequate. Moreover, said Selig, Walter O'Malley of the Los Angeles Dodgers said he {O'Malley) "personally wasn't in favor of an granting the application" unless 'what O'Malley described as the "political situation" in Milwaukee had improved. The Dodger owner was quoted further as saying that the Milwaukee group "would be doing the right thing by withdrawing the franchise application, take a year to study the operation of other clubs, then resubmit the the latter part of bv from West Virginia made his season's debut on the pro tour 520.00 first prize. Selig said Milwaukee businessmen made Arnold Palmer, off to a . , , ,»..,, i overtures ^ t j j. i- i t_- ,-- "Onal start, and Jack Nicklaus. U^,,^, and he had to haul his aching! ,,. , . . ""S" 1 ... -., bones out of bed to meet an 8 :IO back from a **«* safan "»I tholomay relative to possible South Arica, are the favorites j purchase of the club. Jm^inson but nobody's overlooking Slam-j brought out that no "firm offer" bang Sam. ever had been made. A fawn has no scent as long as it has spots. a.m. teeoff time. "Good gosh, S :10 — they must be joking," the Slammer moaned when he got sight of the pairings. "You'd think I was just starting on the tour." The years have hardly made a dent on the rugged character who was born in Hot Springs, Va., 53 years ago and who went over to White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., to become one of the game's winningest and most popular personalities. His swing is still like molasses rolling over hot biscuits. He walks with a jaunty, confident air, the familiar coconut straw hat covering his balding pate. Galleries flock to his heels just to watch the rhythmic beauty of his swing. At the end of his round — whether he shoots a 68 or a 75 — admirers AUDIO HEARING AID CENTER 322 WESTHE1MER • HOUSTON Announces Mr. Pelham will be at Curtis Pilhim Holiday Inn S. Highway 146 March 10, 11 & 12 from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. He offers complete service, accessories and batteries for all makes of hearing aids — 20% discount on hearing aid batteries- Contact him for a free hearing evaluation, and no obligation demonstration of the latest hearing aids. Home Demonstrations by Appointments Caprice Custom Coupe. Big car look, big car '.usury, and a really big buy during Double Diridend Day.*! Chetdle SS 396. A truly potent performer, and right nou- you'll gel just the color and equipment you u-ant. Impala Sport Sedan. You're heard of thai famous Jet-smoother ride. Gel it right nou- in a .Vo. I Buy! Corrair Monza Sport Sedan. Really different driring, fun to handle—and a true Double Diridend Day buy! Chery U .Vora SS Coupe. Always great on economy, nou- the best buy you erer aimed into your drireway! Starting now-Double Dividend Days at your Chevrolet dealer's! CHEVROLET DOUBLE DIVIDEND DAYS! NO. 1 BUYS • NO. 1 CARS Now at your Chevrolet dealer's Join the crowd—but try to be at the head of the line! Because right now you'll get a mighty handsome buy at your Chevrolet dealer's during Double Dividend Days. (That means No. 1 Buys on America's No. 1 Cars.) Pick from 45 great models of Caprice, Chevrolet, Chevelle, Chevy n or Corvair. Choose, too, from a virtually endless selection of colors, custom touches, engines and interior trims. Availability and variety have never been greater—the buys have never been better. But hurry—Double Dividend Days won't last forever! So see your Chevrolet dealer now! Eight features now standard for your added safety: Seat belts front and rear » Padded instrument panel • Padded sun visors • Outside mirror (use it always before passing) » Shatter- resistant inside mirror . Two-speed electric wipers for better visibility in a downpour • Windshield washers • Back-up lights. GM All kinds of good buys all In one place-.-atymttChemoletdeaiert: Chevrolet • Chevelle • Chevy U- CorvalT- Corvette 424M2 BUCK TURNER CHEVROLET COMPANY 115 N. MAIN ST. BAYTOWN, TEXAS 582-8207 Si

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