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Section 2 Pages 9-16 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Spnris Amusements Classified Established January 15, 1836. ALTON, ILL., SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1963 7c Per Copy Member of The Associated Press. Hayes Is Fastest Man in World-9.1 Dash By BILL LHOTKA Telegraph Sports Writer ST. LOUIS — Alter a parade, flag raising, invocation and opening address, the air of Public Schools Stadium reverberated with the roar of aerial bombs Friday night, officially opening the 75th Anniversary AAU Track and Field Meet. Twenty-five minutes later, another bomb exploded. A Florida sprinted blasted out of (lie blocks, tore, loose from tiie field and snapped the tape in a record time. Robert Hayes of Florida A and M University Athletic Club had set a new world mark of 9.1 seconds for the 100-yard dash. Two official clocks and one alternate had Hayes limed in :09.1, and one clock in :09.2. The wind machine reading registered 2.2 miles per hour, well below the maximum 4.475. Hayes' time came in the semifinals of the 100-yard dash and to prove the skeptics wrong, he equaled his own mark in the finals. A wind of 7.75 miles, however, prevented a duplication of the official record breaker. John Gilbert of the Southern California Striders — the largest contingent in U.S. track, was second in the dash with a time of :09.2. The sixth runner in the finals had a time of :09.4. The century run was one of seven events to be completed Friday night. The six-mile run, 120- high hurdles, pole vault, javelin, broad jump, and shot put all wound to a close. By the time this paper goes to press, the hammer throw will have been tossed and the finals of track and field will have begun. Starting time for today's running events is 2:55 p.m., following the ceremonies at 2:45. Hayes was not alone in receiv- in the standing ovation of the crowd which packed the west end of the stadium while leaving the sunny side to a scattered few. In thu six mile run — a 24- lap job that \vas too much for many a runner as well as the stadium clock (a clock had been installed in the stadium so that the fans may tick off the seconds with the runner's strides. It also failed to finish the event) — Peter McArdle, a naturalized citizen from Ireland, balding and bony, raced home in 28 minutes and 29.2 seconds, five seconds off the United States record. For 31 laps McArdle battled John Macy, 1958 AAU winner. Macy faded and Ned Sargent of the Los Angeles Track Club finished second. Hayes Jones, who won the 120- high hurdles title in 1958, 1960 and 1961, added a fourth championship Friday night with a winning time of :13.4. The clocking ties the AAU record held jointly by Jack Davis (1956) and Jerry Tarr (last year). Jones felt that his semifinal effort was better than the final since he knickcd the first two hurdles in the latter race. Gary Dolbow of the Southern California Striders was the first casualty of the meet, pulling a hamstring muscle in his left thigh in the finals of the hurdles. While world and AAU records were falling in the cinders cavalcade, Brian Sternberg was winning the pole vault in record fashion — no novelty for the vaulter from the Everett Elks Track Club. Sternberg, Rolando Cruz of Villanova, John Ueles of La Salle College find Ron Morris of the Striders cleared the bar at 16 feet ',2 inches bettering the AAU mark of 16-'/4 which Morris set a year ago. Only Sternberg survived the 16-4 cut, the U.S. record standing at 16 feet 3 inches. Sternberg, who has a vault of 16 feet 8 inches pending, thrice tried the bar at 16-9 and thrice failed the final vault an Inch away from c'earanec Early in the evening Mister Broad Jump of the U.S., Ralph Boston, leaped 26 feet 10 inches and the distance held. Darrell Horn of the Air Force was the only serious threat, with a jump ol 26 feet 4 inches. Youngster David Davis of the U.S. Marines and oldster Parry O'Brien of Pasadena AA threw one-two in the shot put, Davis winning the toss with a heave of 02 feet 5% inches while O'Brien was inches short with a throw of 62 feet 11/4 inches. The trials tor the mile run, de- spile the fact that Ihe second heat contained four runners who have battered Ihe four-minute barrier, was somewhat disappointing. To runner cracked the often-broken wall. Gary Weisinger of the Marines, who won the firsl heal in 4:03.2, said, "I really didn'l run too strong. None of us did." In Ihe -140 trials Adolph Pltim- mer of New Mexico University was an easy winner with a clocking of :46.3 while Ulis Williams, defending AAU champ, won the second heat in :46.9. The second heal of the 880 trials afforded the excilcmenl thai Hie mile and 440 prelims lacked. Bill Cornell of Southern Illinois and Jim, Dupree, and SIU alumnus, look turns leading a light pack but when stretch time came Morgan Grolh of Oregon Stale was ready bursting past Cornell and Dupree to cop the beat in 1:50.5. Bill Crolhcrs of York Track Club had the best time, 1:49.8. The finals today include the 440, three mile, 880, two-mile walk, 440 hurdles. 220, 3000 meter steeple chase and mile on the track, and hammer throw, high jump, discus and triple jump on the field. RESULTS (FINALS ONLY) Winner and Runnerup Form U.S. Team for Russian Tour ]00—Bob Hayes, Florida A and M A.C. 2. John Gilbert, Southern California Striders. 3. Paul Drayton, Philadelphia Pioneer Cluh. 4. William Williams, SI riders. 5. Larry Qucstad, Pacific AAU, Palo Alto. Time — :09.1 (Hayes broke world record of :09.2 set by Frank Budd U.S., in 19(il and Harry Jerome, Canada in 1962, with semifinal time of :09.1). 12(1 High Hurdles — 1. Hayes Jones, Detroit Varsity Club. 2. Blainc Lindgron, Pasadena A.A. 3. Roy Hicks, Army. 4. Willie May, Chicago Track and Field Club. 5. Russell Rogers, Grand Street Boys (NYC). Time—:1i!.'l (ties AAU record set by Jack Davis, 1956 and Jerry Tarr, 1962. Javelin —1. Larry Stuart, Striders. 2. Frank Covelli, Pasadena A.A. 3. Waller Red, Rice University. 4. R. Winningham, Army. 5. Rolf Hcrings, SV Buyer. 4. Distance — 246 feet 5 inches. Six-Mile Run — 1. Peter McArdle, unattached. 2. Ned Sargent, Los Angeles Track Club. 4. John Macy, unattached. 4. Leslie He- guedus, Central State College (Ohio). 5. .Terry Smnrt, Striders. Time — 28 minutes 211.2 seconds. Polo Vnult —1. Brian Sternberg, Kvri-HI Klks Track Club. 2. John Uclos. LaSalle College. 3. Ron Morris. Striders. 4. Rolando Crux, Villanova. 5. John Rose, Pasadena and John Pcnnell. Southern Association. Height — 16 {eel 4 inches (breaks world mark of 16 feet 2 inches (official) set. by Pentti Nikula. Finland, in 19K2) first four breaks AAU record of 16 feet \\ inches with vaults of IR'.-i inches, old mark by Morris in 1962). Broad Jump — 1. Ralph Bos- Ion. Striders. 2. Darrell Horn, Air Force. 3. Charles Mays, Grand Street Boys. 4. Paul Warfield, Ohio Track Club. 5. Bill Miller, McMurray College. Distance — 2(! feel 10 inches. Shot Put — 1. David Davis, Marines. 2. Parry O'Brien, Pasadena A.A. 3. Gary Gubner, Grand Street Boys. 4. James Matson, Pampa Track Club. 5. John Mc- Gralh, Pasadena A.A. Distance— 62 feet 5% inches. By TIIE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League W. L. Pet. G.B. St. Louis 40 28 .588 — San Francisco 40 29 .580 % Los Angeles ..38 29 .567 1% lincinnati .... 37 30 .552 2'/2 Ihicago 38 31 .551 2Va Vlilwaukee ... 33 34 .493 V6 'iltsburgh ... 31 36 .463 SVfc 'hiladelphia . 30 38 .441 10 Houston 27 42 .391 13% ew York .... 26 43 .377 14',2 Friday's Results Chicago 6, Pitlsburgh 5 (10 innings) New York 3, Philadelphia 1 Milwaukee 6, San Francisco 3 Los Angeles 5, St. Louis 3 Cincinnati 3, Houston 0 Today's Games Los Angeles at St. Louis San Francisco at Milwaukee Philadelphia at New York Houston at Cincinnati Pitlsburgh at Chicago Sunday's Games Pittsburgh at Chicago Houston at Cincinnati (2) San Francisco at Milwaukee Los Angeles at St. Louis Philadelphia at New York (2) Monday's Games Los Angeles at Cincinnati (N) Houston at Milwaukee (N) San Francisco al St. Louis (N) Only games scheduled NEW TAPE, NEW TIME ST. LOUIS — Defending champion Bob Hayes of Florida A*M leaps at the tape on the finish line as he smashes the 100-yard dash world record with a time of 9.1 in the National AAU Track and Field meet in St. Louis. Previous record, shared by Frank Budd of Villanova and Canada's Harry Jerome, was 9.2. Nate Adams, (hidden behind Hayes, Ohio State, finished second.) Other finishers are; left to right, Forrest Beaty, Los Angeles Striders; Robert Mattis, New York Athletic Club, and Johnny Gilbert (221), Los Angeles Striders. (AP Wirephoto) Golden West Begins By DON I'LAKSKI Telegraph Sports Editor LOS ANGELES — Seven of the nation's top 880-yard runners will line up today al 5:4!) p.m. (Alton time) to see who will be crowned national champion in thai event. The race is one of 13 regularly scheduled events in the Fourth Annual Golden West Invitational Track and Field Meet at Los Angeles State College. The meet brings together the best possible talent available among graduating seniors. The first running event of the day, a special 440- yard relay, will get underway at 4:45 (Alton time). Aclually the meel starts 15 minutes earlier with the field events — discus, Alton Lakers Edge Aces., 9-8 The Alton Lakers edged the Maryvillc Aces Friday night in a Twilight League game at Waterfront Park, 9-8. Alton jumped off to a (i-1 lead after two innings but the Aces caught up with a five run sixth off two Laker hurlers. Then in I ho bottom half of the frame Mary Miller and Sandy Grimsloy lashed back-to-back singles and Miss Miller came in with the deciding run on a fielders choice by Betty Onofrey. The Lakers entertain Springfield tonight at Watertowcr Park. Muryvllle (8) Player AH K 11 Smith Cochran Topi- 1 1 0 220 i 0 0 J. Arlh Ucrns A. Arth Peniburlon Curnuglii Yost ) 2 2 4 1 2 0 0 (i U :j i i 4 1 2 2 (I 0 Alton Lakers (0) Player AB R H Bolen Miller Freeman (irlmslcy Onofrey Lusby Mundurcu Clark Duke l-'olli.s /iiinwalt Conuway 2 1 0 4 2 422 3 1 3 3 0 1 3 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 0 1 2 1 1 000 000 Totals 30 8 7 Totals 28 9 10 llinlnn: 12345(17 U 11 1. Muryville 1020050—8 7 3 Alton 5 1 0 1 1 1 X- I) 10 8 pole vault, high jump and broad jump. Alton's George (Pecwce) Hunt will be among (lie seven in the hall' mile field. Originally, a field of eight was scheduled, but Frank Slemp of Wlu-atland, Calif, suffered injuries in a car accident on his \vay to this city for t h e meet and is in critical condition. Slemp, whose best time this year was 1:43.2, was slated for lane No. 2. With his withdrawal, ensuing runners moved up a notch and Hunt will take off from the third Inne. Favored in the 8SO is Mike Coley of San Maria, Calif. Ho has t h e SummerCliiiic Schedule Is Announced The Alton Recreation Department has announced its schedule for the summer baseball clinic, beginning Monday, June 24. On Monday through Friday at the Henry Street park, the eight year olds will be instructed between 9 and 10 a.m., the H-10 year olds between 10 and 11, and the 11-12 year old belween 11 and 12. The 13-14 year olds will meet the same days at Riverside Park between 1 and 2:30 p.m., with the 15-17 year olds scheduled for 2:30 to 4 p.m. MIDWEST LEAGUE Hy T1IK ASSOCIATED IMJESS Clinton 3, Fox Citios 0 Wisconsin Rapids 3, Dccnlur 2 Quad Cities 21, Dubuque 8 Burlington 7, Cedar Rapids 4 Waterloo 9, Quincy 4 best time. 1:52.5, and will draw Ihe inside lane. Other runners in order will be Miles Venge of San Marino, Calif. (1:53.3), Hunt, Bart Barlo, Mercer Island, Wash. (1:54.4), Mike Curtis, North Eugene, Ore., (1:54.4), Ricardo Urbina, Elmhurst, N.Y. (1:54.7) and Dave Webb, Amarillo, Tex. (1:54.1). [h-hina is unbeaten this year, both indoors and outdoors. He is the New York Stale champ. He is also t h e holder of the National Inter- Scholastic 880 record (1:54.7) and l()(M)-yartl indoor national clump with a time of 2:1!.I. He won both his titles in races at Madison Square, Garden. Curtis is the Oregon State champ and is also undefeated this year. Hunt took it easy Friday alter a brief workout Thursday on the Southern California Campus. He, along with se.ve-ral other athletes, toured Disneyland Friday. Stickles Signs Pact SAN FRANCISCO (AP)—Three pass-catching ends signed contracts with the National Football League San Francisco 4!)cr.s Friday. They were Bernie Casey, who grabbed 53 passes for 819 yards and six touchdowns in 19(i2; Motile Stickles, used mainly as a tight or blocking end, and Clyde Connor, seven-year veteran who was bothered by minor injuries last season. Fargo Fielder Signs ST. PAUL-MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —The Minnesota Twins announced the- signing Friday of outfielder Bob Kostka of Fargo, N.D., son of Stiiii Kostka, a fullback on the University of Minnesota's 1934 national championship football team. He was assigned to Orlando of the Florida State League. Some of the runners worked out Friday after reluming from Ihe and of make believe at Anaheim, but Hunt bypassed activities. Reggie Long of Beaumont High School in St. Louis will compete in the 440 with seven other runners. He drew the outside lane. The 440 is slated for 5:15 (Alton time). Henry Green, the July other athlete from (lie Alton-St. Louis area in this meet, is in the broad jump event. He worked out with Hunt and Long Thursday afternoon and leaped 2-1 feet on one of his tries. Hunt, Green and Jim Wigger, coach of the Alton High School track team, will return Sunday night at 9:30 (Alton time) at St. Louis Municipal Airport. Long will remain here in LA for the summer with bis brother, who lives in this city. Brighton Wins 2-0 and 3-2 BRIGHTON — The Brighton Merchants won a doublobcadei from Jacksonville Slate Hospila Friday night, copping the first game, 2-0, winning the second 3-2, in 15 innings. In the opener Gary Weiuer wah two out away from a no-hittei when a Jacksonville batter singlee in the seventh inning. Weinc walked one. McNcoly took th loss giving up four hits and out walk. In the nightcap Reno hurlec seven innings for Brighton Icav ing with the score knotted at twr all. Weiner was again called ii and hurled until the 15 whei Rushing took over. Jim Burki shimmed a homer for the Merch ants. Brighton plays Franklin Lifi Insurance ol Springfield lonigh on thu Brighton field. Major League] STANDINGS Koufax Beats Cards., Errors Aid Dodgers ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two un •urned runs helped the Los Ange es Dodgers lo beal the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Friday night nullify- ng a creditable pilching perform- nce by Curt Simmons. In the first inning, Cardinal horlstop Dick Groat pulled first baseman Bill While off the bac ind allowed Los Angeles' Nate Oliver to reach first. Oliver then vent on to score the Dodgers' irsl run. Willie Davis scored an- >ther lo pul the Dodgers oul ronl 2-0. Tommy Davis hit a two-run lomer in Ihe eighth for the decisive runs of the ball game. The other Los Angeles run came in he seventh. Cardinal fans had a brief moment of hope when catcher Tim McCarver hit a three-run homer vith two outs in the ninth. The 1 a s t ruined Dodger pitcher Sandy Koufax's bid for a third straight shutout. Ron Perranoski fame on to get the final Cardinal out. Koufax, now 11-3, allowed six lits and struck out nine. Starter -urt Simmons (7-3) allowed seven hits and struck out seven. In this afternoon's game at St. .ouis. the Dodgers were expected o pitch Nick Willhite (1-0) ig;:inst the Cardinals' Bob Gibson (5-3). New York Chicago 39 Boston 35 American League W. L. Pet. G.B. 37 24 .607 — 28 .582 1 26 .574 2 29 31 33 35 34 39 50 35 35 36 35 31 .547 .530 .522 .500 .477 .391 .296 4M: 5 8 13V6 21 Cleveland . Minnesola . Baltimore . Los Angeles Kansas Cily Detroit ....... 25 Washington .. 21 Friday's Results Minnesota 5-2, Baltimore 2-10 Boston 7, New York 4 Chicago 2, Cleveland 0 Delroil 6, Kansas City 4 Los Angeles 1, Washington 0 Today's Games New York al Boston (2, day- night) Chicago at Cleveland Baltimore at Minnesola Detroil al Kansas Cily (N) Washington at Los Angeles (N) Sunday's Games Washington al Los Angeles Delroit at Kansas Cily Ballimore at Minnesola Chicago at Cleveland (2) New York at Boston Monday's Games Baltimore at Minnesota Cleveland at Boston (N) New York al Chicago (N) Detroil at Kansas City (N) Washington al Los Angeles (N) Los Angeles (5) layer AB K H Wills Jliver W. Davis T. Davis lowurd Skowron Fuirly Koscboro Tracewskl Koufax PeiTunoski 4 0 1 5 1 0 422 3 1 1 400 4 0 1 000 400 4 1 2 3 0 1 000 St. Louis (3) Player AD K H Flood Gro.il White Boy or Jame.s Burke Juvlcr McCarver Simmons A-8uwalskl Bauta B-Musiiil C-Carmel 5 0 1 300 400 4 I) 1 4 1 1 400 ;i I 2 4 1 1 200 1 0 0 000 000 000 Totals 35 5 8 Totals 34 3 C Inning: 123456789 HUE Los Angeles 20000012 0—5 8 2 St. Louis 00000000 .1—3 6 1 BASEBALL HEROES Hy TIIK ASSOCIATION 1'JJKSS PITCHING — Juan Pi/arm White Sox, blanked Cleveland 2-0 on six bits, moving Chicago lo within one game of American League loading New York am keeping Indians' pitcher Early Wynn from winning his 30011: game. BATTING - Frank Malzone Red Sox, drove in lluw runs with homer and double in 7-4 triumpl over Yankees. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Balling (125 al bats)—Wagner, Los Angeles, and Malzone, Boston, .343. Runs—Allison, Minnesota, 47; Yastrzemski, Boston, 46. Runs batted in — Kalina, Detroit, and Allison, Minnesota, 49. Hits—Wagner, Los Angeles, 83; Malzone, Boston, and Kaline, Detroit, 81. Doubles—Power and Versalles, Minnesota, 19. Triples — Hinton, Washington, 10; Clinton, Boston, 6. Home runs—Stuart, Boston, and Allison, Minnesota, 17. Stolen bases — Aparicio, Baltimore, 19; Wood, Detroit, 13. Pitching (Seven decisions) — Radatz, Boston, and Walker, Cleveland, 6-1. Strikeouts — Bunning, Detroil, 89; Barber, Ballimore, Pizarro, Chicago, and Pascual, Minnesola, 86. National League Batting (125 at bats)—T. Davis, Los Angeles, .338; Groat, St. Louis, .333. Runs — H. Aaron, Milwaukee, md Flood, St. Louis, 55. Runs batted in—H. Aaron, Mil- vaukee, 52; Robinson, Cincinnati, 1. Hits—Grout and White, St. Lous, 91. Doubles—Javier, St. Louis, 20; 'inson, Cincinnati, Cepeda, San •Yancisco, and Groat, St. Louis, 18. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 9; Brock, Chicago, and Skinner, Cincinnati, (i. Home runs—H. Aaron, Milwaukee 1 , 20; Banks, Chicago, 15. Stolen bases—Robinson, Cincinnati, 21; Pinson, Cincinnati, 19. Pitching (Seven decisions) — Maloney. Cincinnati, 11-2; O'Toole. Cincinnati, 13.3. Strikeouts—Koufax, Los Ange J, J, WUELLNER & SON 101 OAK ST., ALTON DIAL HO 5-4258 BENDING BAR ST. LOUIS-Brian Sternberg, University of Washington, who has a world pole vault record pending, tries to beat his own record with this 16 feet 9 inch vault and is shown clearing the bar, but his arm knocked it off during the Na- tional AAU Track and Field meet yesterday in St. Louis. Earlier in the day Sternberg set a new meet record with a jump of 16 feet 4 inches. His pending world jump is 16-8. (AP Wirephoto) Early Wynn Fails In Bid for 300 Wins CLEVELAND (AP)—"I thought] maybe I was going to get it," larly Wynn said dejectedly after .ailing in his fourth try for his 300th major league pitching triumph. The 43-year-old righl-hander, who started in the big leagues in L939 when many of the current players weren't even born or were just toddlers, dropped a 2-0 decision to the Chicago White Sox Friday night. Ron Hansen's two-run homer with two out in the ninth inning spoiled Wynn's return to Cleveand and his big shot al Ihe magic circle. Juan Pizarro, the brilliant Chicago left-hander, hurled a six- lilter against the Indians. Wynn ave up eight hits, walked only Texans Move To KC DALLAS (AP)—It's moving day lor the team which changes from he Dallas Texans to the Kansas lity Chiefs (bis weekend. The American Football League champions packed together 100,000 xjunds of equipment of all the )luycrs but one—tackle Jerry Cornelison—for the trip. Cornolison, a former Southern Methodist player, feels he cannot cave his insurance work in Dalas for as long as a football season. ,cs, 120; Drysdale, Los Angeles, 112. one and struck out five. Asked if he pitched better than he expected after being out of baseball all season, Wynn replied: "Hell, yes. You can't have any better stuff than I had out there. I felt good all evening." He said the home run pitch to Hansen was a slider. "It was in the strike zone," Wynn said, "but not where I wanted it to be because it didn't break much. But it didn't look to me like it was going out when he hit it." Wynn was mad when he entered the clubhouse, but he soon cooled off. Cleveland Manager Birdie Tebbetls chased newsmen out for abouf a minute and told the players: "You saw a great pitcher tonight, boys. He lost because we didn't get him any runs, but he's going to win plenty for us." Wynn took a long distance telephone call from his mother. When he rejoined the reporters, 01' Gus told them: "What can your mother say to you when you lose? She didn't tell mo to go out and get drunk." Wynn, who pitched in bis 672nd major league game, said he has no doubts that he'll soon join 13 other pitchers who have won 300 games. "I never felt like I wasn't going to win 300," he said. "He proved conclusively what we thought about him," said Tt-b- betts, "He proved he can pitch. We've just got to score some runs for him." Wynn was given his unconditional release by the White Sox at the end of the 1962 campaign. He went back to his home in Venice, Fla., after failing to convince Manager Al Lopez in spring training that he could still win. The Indians purchased him earlier this month and he was put on the active list Thursday. College Summer Baseball Begins SPRINGFIELD, 111. (ffl - Galesburg and Lincoln were to face Champaign - Urbana and Springfield was to go to Peoria in opening play today of the Central Illinois Collegiate Baseball League. Today's games at Champaign- Urbana were scheduled at 2:30 p.m., the game at Peoria at 8 p.m. A pilot project of the National Collegiate Baseball Foundation, the league was given $50,000 by the major leagues. Participants, who are amateurs, come from college players in the freshman, sophomore and junior classes of the 191J2-63 school year. Dean of Dartmouth's coaches is golf pro Tommy Keane who started instructing Big Green linksmen in 1922. COMBINED Midget AUTO RACE 5 MIDGET EVENTS! INCLUDING 35-LAI' FKATUKK — Featuring the St. Louis Midget Auto Assn. 5 SUPER MODIFIED EVENTS INCLUDING 25-LAl* FKATUKK — With tin; Fastest Cars in the Area SUNDAY, JUNE 23 Time Trial 7:30 p.m. Racing 8:30 p.m. GODFREY SPEEDWAY ROUTE 111 1 MILE NORTH OF GODFREY

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