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PAGE TWELVE ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH SATURDAY, JUNE 8,1963 How'd the Dodgers Suddenly Get in Front? Bv JIM HACKIJ2MAN Associated 1'rp.ss Sports Writer Hal Woodeshick. 30. once was a worrying loser on the verge of quitting baseball when he was talked into giving it one more shot. He's now a happy winner building a new career as one of the hottest relief pitchers in the business. The left-hander's latest effort came Friday night, in the Houston Colts' 2-1 10-inning victory over San Francisco that dumped the in the majors. The Los Angeles Dodgers climbed into the top spot for the Giants out of a share of the Nn-j first time since the second day tional League lead. jof (ho season while the Giants— Woodeshick won his fourth i losprs of five in a row — {straight on Carl Warwick's run- producing single with two out in the last of the 10th, raised his record to 5-1, and with Mirae bunched with the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals in second .002 points behind. Don Drvsdale threw a seven- scoreless innings lowered his hitter and was backed by homers earned run average to 0.59, best from Frank Howard and John match with the Phils at Philadel- Roseboro as the Dodgers ended the Cubs' winning streak at five games. 4-1. Duke Snider's three- run homer with one away in the bottom of the ninth powered New York's last-place Mets over the Cards 3-2. In the other NL game, Denis Menke's single and Hank Aaron's 17th homer were key blows in Milwaukee's 9-5 decision over Pittsburgh. The Cincinnati Reds' phia was rained out. Drysdale, now 7-6, struck out nine, did not allow a walk and the lone Cub run was unearned. The Dodgers went into a 2-0'lead against Paul Toth in the fifth on the second of Willie Davis' three singles, his steal of second, an infield single by Drysdale and two infield outs. The Mets were stifled on two singles by rookie Ron Taylor through eight innings but chased him in the ninth on Frank Thomas' one-out single and Ron Hunt's walk. Southpaw Diomedes Olivo, 43, was summoned to face the left-handed swinging Snider, who tagged the reliever's 2-2 pitch for the game-winning homer. The Braves blew a four-Pin lead against the Pirates but took charge in the eighth when Tommy Aaron's sacrifice fly and Menke's single knocked in two runs for a 6-5 edge. White Sox Creep Up on Orioles By MIKE HATHET Associated Press Sports Writer Somebody must have lit a flame | under Juan Pizarro, 26, the Chicago White Sox fireballer. Pizarro. off to the fastest start of his major league career, provided Chicago with an easy 7-1 triumph over Kansas City Friday night and moved the White Sox:place, two games back. to within one-half game of American League leading Baltimore. The White Sox victory popped them into second place, only a step behind the Orioles, whose game with Boston was rained out. Detroit walloped New York 8-1 Elsewhere, Minnesota whipped the Los Angeles Angels 6-1 behind Jim Kaat's five-hit pitching and took over fourth place, while Cleveland thumped Washington 8-1 and ended the Senators longest winning streak of the season at dropped the Yankees into third four games. Al Kaline tagged a three-run homer and Gus Triandos hit a solo shot as the Tigers beat the Yankees for the filth time in six meetings. Hank Aguirre went the distance for a 5-5 record nnd diwe in a run with a double, the second extra-base hit of his career. Hector Lopez and Bobby Richardson homered for the Yankees. Kaat brought his record to 5-4 with his fourth straight victory and the Twins' 16th in the last 20 games. Minnesota broke a 1-1 tie in the seventh inning on Lenny Green's third hit, a two-run single. The Indians, shutout on two hits for seven innings by Jim Duck- worth, made the most of an Inning-opening hit batter and three Senators' errors for an eight-run eighth inning that got the job done. During the wild inning three Cleveland runs came across on a sacrifice bunt while Woodie Held, who got hit leading off, rapped a two-run homer his second time around. Drysdale Hurls Dodgers Into First WILLS BACK SAFELY CHICAGO — Los Angeles Dodgers on a pick-off play that didn't come off thirdbaseman Maiiry Wills dives back to first base while Chicago Cubs first- baseman Ernie Banks tries for the out in the third inning at Chicago's Wrigley Field Friday. (AP Wirephoto) Candy Spots Griffith Favored Heavily Favored Over Rodriquez NEW YORK (AP) — Candy Spots was the hard rash favorite for tiie rich Belmont Stakes today at Aqueduct, but the sentiment was for the longest priced colt in the field—Insurrection. Insurrection, listed at 30 to 1 in the field of seven, is trained by the grand old man of racing — Sunny Jim Kitzsimmons. who will rot ire as trainer of record June 15. He started his first Belmont horse in the 1922 race, and has had horses in 21 since then, winning 6. j Candy Spots was a 1 to 4 choice j with jockey Willie Shoemaker seeking his fourth Belmont. Chateaugay was rated next at 4-1, having lost the Preakness to Candy Spots. Wheatley Stable's Insurrection. 1.. L. Haggin 2nd's Choker, George D. Widener's Top Gallant, C. V. Whitney's Tom Cat. and Patrice Jacobs' Bonjour completed the lineup. The pot will gross $145,450 if seven go. The winner's swag is $101,700. The Belmont was scheduled to be televised and broadcast (CBS)! from 3:30-4 p.m. EST, with post time 3:48 p.m. Boros Thanks Putter Thief, Leads Open GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP)— "I wish I could find the guy who stole my putter," says Julius Boros. The big, swarthy North Carolinian, out in front by two strokes in the $52,000 Flint Open golf tournament thanks to an old, spare putter, indicated gratitude to the culprit. Someone swiped Boros' putter at the last Masters tournament. He has been hot with the spare one ever since. Boros fired a 6-under-par 66 Friday for the lead, dropping birdie putts of 35 and 25 feet among his 10 one-putt greens. The 43-year-old veteran seized the lead in the big field at Warwick Hills from Jerry Pittman, a Tulsan 17 years his junior. Pittman earlier had shot a 4- under-par 68 on the 7,280-yaro course. The meet, rained out Thursday when Tony Lema lost a 5-under- par 67 with all scores canceled, moved into its second round today with the pressure on Boros. Besides Pittman, others on Boros' heels were Al Mengert, left- hander Bob Charles and former U.S. Open champion Gene Littler, all tied with 3-under-par 69s. Lerna settled for a 71, tieing with 14 others. There was another jam-up at 70, including Dow Fin stcrwald, Bo Wininger and five others. NEW YORK (API—Emile Grif-, fith. an aggressive, hard-hitting; ibody puncher, was a slim favor-' ;ite today to beat champion Luis' (Rodriguez in tonight's 15-round .bout and regain the world wel- iterweight crown for a record ; third time. ; Griffith, who has won and lost 'the title twice, was a 6-5 favorite ,011 the early line to win the rub- jber mutch in the third fight with the happy-go-lucky champion, a Cuban exile now living in Miami. Western Fifth In NAIA Golf KANSAS CITY (AP)-Western Illinois University's golfing team managed a fifth place in the National Association fo Intercollegiate Athletics Golf Tournament which ended Friday. The team score was 1,212 strokes. Winner of the tourney was Eastern New Mexico University, with a 1,191. Both the 24-year-old Griffith, a New Yorker originally from the Virgin Islands, and the dancing Rodriguez, predicted a knockout j On the record, it seemed unlike ily. Neither man has ever been stopped. Each has beaten the other once. Griffith won a split decision before either was champion and each was seeking a shot at the late Benny (Kid) Paret, then the champion. Paret died of in- Liuries suffered in a fight with 'Griffith. Rodriguez, 25, won the title from Griffith with an unpopular 15-round decision in Los Angeles March 21. A majority of the boxing writers covering the fight scored for Griffith. The fight, Rodriguez' first defense, was scheduled to be nationally televised from Madison Square Garden starting at 9 p.m. EST. I Griffith took a record of 35-4 iinto the bout, including 13 knock- iouts. Rodriguez is 50-2, including '21 knockouts. CHICAGO (API—The Los Angeles Dodgers cooled off the Chi cago Cubs 4-1 Friday and seized the National League lead by two percentage points. The Cubs, St. Louis and San Francisco all share second. In the American League, the White Sox also stand within strik- ng distance of the lead. They moved to within a half game of irst place Friday night as they defeated Kansas City 7-1. The Cubs, winners of 11 of 13 previous games, were stymied by he fast ball of right bander Don Drysdale. He struck out nine to raise his league-leading total to 99, scattered seven hits, gave up one unearned run and walked no one. The Dodgers eked out a 2-0 lead in the fifth when they scored twice without getting the ball ou of the field against losing pitch er Paul Toth. Their final two in the eighth were more authoritative. Frank Howard and John Roseboro lined Maryland St. In Command CHICAGO (AP) — Mary'anc State held a commanding lead to day as the NCAA College Division track and field meet entered it second and final day. The Marylanders won three o seven final events Friday at the University of Chicago. Finals in 11 events were scheduled today. The first six finishers in each event are eligible to compete ii the NCAA university division track championships at Albuquer que, N.M., next week. North Carolina State was in third place with 20 points, fol lowed by Springfield, Mass., Col lege with 18, University of Wiscon sin-Milwaukee 15, and Haverford 10. Lynn Chandnois set a Michigan State record when he scored 186 points during his four-year loot ball career at^East Lansing. successive homers off relief pitcher Barney Schultz. The two clubs go at it again today with Johnny Podres pitching tor the Dodgers and Bob Buhl for :he Cubs. Podres has a 3-5 record while Buhl has 5 victories and 4 losses. The White Sox made it look easy in their 7-1 victory at Kansas City. Juan Pizarro blanked the A's until the ninth, when they scored heir first run in 26 innings. Meanwhile, the Sox were rapping out a dozen hits against Dave Wickersham and two successors. Pizarro assured himself of his fifth victory against two defeats when he joined the fun and cracked a two-run homer in the eighth. Eddie Fisher tries to hang a fourth straight defeat on the .A's today, with Ted Bowsfield scheduled to pitch for Kansas City. Fisher's season record is 5 and 6 while Bowsfield has won three and lost five. Track Feud Is Solved, Case Closed NEW YORK (AP)—Dismissed! In a military manner, Gen. Douglas MacArthur has disposed of the track and field feud that had threatened the U.S. team for the annual meet against Russia in Moscow in July. The general, obviously irked, told the U.S. Track and Field Federation Friday to let its athletes run in the National AAU championships at St. Louis June 21-22, and stop the quibbling. The five-star general was appointed by President Kennedy to get the warring groups in line until the 1964 Olympics. A few hours later, William Russell of Los Angeles, president of the USTFF, sent telegrams to the ;roups in the federation authorizing their athletes to compete. Russell was at Houston for the USTFF championships. It ended the USTFF boycott of the AAU meet, where the U.S team for the Russian meet and three others in Europe will be nicked. SPRING SKIING WASHINGTON, N.H.—Despite an ankle injury from a previous ski accident allowing the use of only one ski, Roger Vautor of Lynn, Mass., leaps into the air while making a fast run down the east snowfield of Mt. Washington last weekend. Temperatures on the slope located near the 6288-foot summit have been near the 80-degree mark. There is still a couple more weeks of skiing left according to the skiers. (AP Wirephoto). *•-. SNELL-ED AGAIN COMPTON, Calif. — New Zealand's Peter Snell, of the Los Angeles Track Club, was timed at 3:55.5, right, beats out Jim Beatty and Dyrol Burleson to win while Burleson, of Oregon, had a time of 3:55.6. At the feature mile race of the Compton Invitational Track Meet in Compton, Calif., last night in 3:55 flat, failing to break the world record of 3:54.4. Beatty,< far left background is Jim Grelle of the Los Angeles Club. (AP Wirephoto) GOLFING NOTES SIU Runner Cops 880 At Houston HOUSTON, Tex. (AP)—No world •ecords were approached but the competition was spirited and some fine times were turned in r riday night in the first final events of the United States Fed- ration track and field meet. Noteworthy was a 9.4 100-yard dash by agile Nate Adams of D urdue, the Big 10 champion, who ;hot from behind in the final 10 'ards to nip Gary Ray of Auburn, vho had :09.5. The best competition came in ho 880-yard run where the field vas bunched all the way and Bill Cornell of Southern Illinois won i great duel with Del Hassel of ,'olorado State in 1:49.3 — the ifth best collegiate time for the hall-mile this year. Hassel was >nly six-tenths of a second slow The Houston Track Club, powered by its big distance running corps and paced by its Polish ,tar, John Macy, took a long lead n the fight for the team championship. The club is a combina- ion of University of Houston and ..amar Tech athletes. The team rolled up 49 points in line final events. McMurry had 8 points for second place; South- rn Illisois was third with 16 vhile the Abilene Track Club, vhich includes Abilene Christian, was fourth with 14. The Greater Alton Women's Golf Association will sponsor a two-ball foursome tournamen Sunday at the Rock Spring Gol Course. Following the 18 hole maneuver? the golfers will be treated to £ picnic at the home of Sidney Arst 2204 Edwards, Alton. Tee-off time are as follows: 12:40 — Joe Edwards and Vivian Lahlein, Sid Arst and Lela McLain; 12:45 — Thurston Skei and Tobie Wienshienk, Jake Muehleman and Hannah Gillis; 12:50 — Isadore Wienshienk and Alice Coats, Roger Johnson and Jean Underwood; 12:55 — Elmer Gillis and Sona Winter, Joe Nagy and Mary Eckhard; 1:00 — Milton Hubertus and Ann Edwards, Lee Wrest and Ann Kingery; 1:05 — Jim Dooley and Miriam Skei, Charles McLain and Bernice Mc- Reynokis. 1:10 Claude Huss and Ann Rink, Ed Underwood and Norma Johnson; 1:15 — Bernard Griffin and Blanche Dooley, Ralph Coats and Molly Hubertus; 1:20 — Vin cent Zigrange and Alberta Muehleman, Bob Lahlein and Audrey Huss; 1:25 — Everett Held and Marion Ward, Herk Rink and Norma Nagy; 1:30 — Nelson Mc- Roynolds and Stella Darr, Ben Ward and Marian Griggin; 1:35 — x' Darr 1 and Tholma Wrest, Mike Eckhard and Bobby Sprinu- man; 1:40 — Paul Springman and Sally Held, Bill Winters and Eleanor Zigrange; 1:45 — Everett Kingery and Ancelee Arst. BOWLING BOWL HAVEN Friday Men Steiger 225, 224 (667); Meachen 224, Smith 201, 201, 201 (603); Hilgert 219. Holt Thurs. Mixed 207, 233 (620); Wohnlich 222, Lcady 193, Koehne 176, Becknan 186, 179, Breeden 173, 203. Men - Tuuttle 217, 244 (639); Albricht 228, Bruemmer 227, Luly Outdoors with Harold Brand Fishing Ha/ards Few persons ever think of fishing as a hazard but occasionally someone does get hurt. Fishing is one of America's most popuiai participating sports, the American Medical Assn. points out. How true. Millions of men, women am children spend one or more dayf every summer sitting on the bank or floating about in a boat with the hope that a fish will take their bait. Unless you are the vigorous type who wades through racing rapids or rows hard for miles, lishing is mild exercise for most of us. It's one of the best forms of therapy available to get oul into the fresh air and sunshine, clear the cobwebs from the mind and recoup from a hard week at the office. Fishing is good for body and spirit, but unfortunately there are also some hazards. Most of them can be avoided, the Medical Assn. says. The most common fishing acci dent is catching a barbed hook in the flesh, usually a finger or tiand, but sometimes a leg or other part of the body. Lures and hooks left lying unprotected on a dock or in the bottom of a joat cause many of these accidents. Baiting a hook often leads :o an accident. Use Fishing Hat The wise fisherman guards against hook accidents by shield- ng the hook. One simple way to do this is to stick a small cork over the barb, Lures should be tored in the tackle box until needed, and returned promptly 0 the box when removed from he leader. The band of your r avorite fishing hat is, of course, 1 reasonable safe place to keep ures you intend to use later. 18, Smith 215. BOWL INN Friday 3-Man Team Branstetter 212, Corfiatis 204, 01. Fly or bait casters are responsible for many hook accidents to their fellow fishermen. Particularly dangerous are the sidewinders who cast with a side arm motion rather than overhead. Train yourself to look before each cast to make certain no one is in the way. This will also save lures' from snagging on trees anc bushes as you cast. In removing a hook from the fish, hold the fish firmly under the gills, so that its head can't flop or wiggle. A freshly caught fish is slippery and hard to hold. Get a firm grip before dislodging ths hook. This writer often carries a piece of cloth for wiping hands aftei baiting hooks. We find the cloth is also handy to use for grasping the fish with our hands, especially catfish that can fin you. Shan fins on other fish also can cause painful stings. Snip Off Barbs If, despite precautions, a hook becomes imbedded in your hand or finger, don't try to pull it out, the Medical Assn. says, Youi physician will snip off the shank and push it through, thus causing less further damage to torn flesh. The doctor will, if necessary, administer antibiotics and tetanus toxoid. Hook wounds often lead ;o infection unless treated by a physician. Fishing is fun. A fish hook through the hand can spoil the day. With care, it can be avoided the Medical Assn. concluded. Unfortunately, it isn't always possible to be anywhere near or ;asy to find a physician to remove looks. For this reason, many ang- lefscarry snipper pliers to cut off [he barbs of hooks impedded in 'lesh or clothing. We recall on one occasion when an angler in our group needed a doctor we had to drive about 15 miles to find one. On another oc- cation, we had to drive 80 miles. A little precaution and safety measures may have prevented the accidents that also ruined our ishing trips. Six Milers Break Four Minute Mark COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Six mile runners rushed across the Compton Invitational finish line in less than four minutes Friday night, a record for mass annihilia- tion of this once fabled time, and the procession was led by Peter Snell of New Zealand. His time was 3 minutes, 55 seconds, six-tenths of a second off his world record. Brian Sternberg, of Washington, used his fiber glass pole to raise the rapidly rising world pole vaulting standard t o 16 feet 8 inches, bettering his own pending mark of 16-7 set two weeks ago at Modesto, Calif. Ulis Williams of Arizona State University bettered the listed world 440-yard dash record in 45.6, beating Adolph Plummer of the University of New Mexico, who owns a pending world mark of 44.9. Plummor's losing time against Ulis was also 45.6. Snell fooled around in eighth place, then sixth, for the first half mile, and then in the final 100 yards ate up the opposition. It was no contest at the finish. Trailing in order behind the Olympic champion were: i Medora Sets Khoury Sked MEDORA — The schedule of the Shipman-Medora Khoury League has been completed and is us follows: The 9 to 11 uge group under the management of Dale Prather will play each game at 6 p.m. Monday, June 10, Willson- ville at Medora; Monday, June 17, Gillespie No. 1 at Medora; Monday, June 24, Gillespie No. 2 at Medora; Monday, July 1, Medora at Gillespie No. 3; Monday, July 8, Medora at Mt. Olive. Harvey Haynes is manager of the 7 to 9 year are group. They will play June 15 at 2 p.m., at Medora; June 22 at 2 p.m., Medora at Gillespje; June 22 at 2 p.m., at Medora; June 29 at 2 p.m., at Medora; July 6 at 2 p.m.,, Medora at Mt. Olive; and July 13 at 2 p.m. Medora at Benld.

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