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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE NINETEEN Giants Give Top Spot Back to Cards, 6-5 Cepeda's Bad Throw Lets In Big Run ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have returned what they took from the St. Louis Cardinala—first place in the National League. The Giants scored four first inning runs Monday night—with the help of two Cardinal errors and a hit batsman—and scored a 4-3 victory. That triumph moved the Giants Itito first place, V* game ahead of the Cardinals. San Francisco gave back the top spot Tuesday night with a pair of wild throws that gave the Cardinals a ninth inning run and a 6-5 victory. The winning lally came after the Cardinals had blown a 5-0 lead. The ninth began with a single by Tim McCnrver. Pinch batter Red Schoendienst, attempting to sacrifice, bunted to pitcher Bob Bolin, who threw wild trying to get McCarver at second. Then Julian Javier also tried to sacrifice and first baseman Orlando Cepeda threw the ball into left field on an attempted force out at third base. McCarver scored the winning run. St. Louis appeared on its way to an easy victory as Ray Sadecki, aiming for his fifth straight victory, held the Giants scoreless on two hits for six innings. The Cardinals scored five runs in the first inning on a triple by Javier, Bill White's single, a double by Dick Groat, a single by Stan Musial and a home run by Ken Boyer. San Francisco solved Sadecki for a run in the sixth inning. Then they exploded with two outs in the eighth to tie the score. The big blows were a two-run home run by Willie McCovey and two- run triple by Felipe Alou off reliever Ron Taylor. Then came the gift run in the ninth inning that gave back first place to the Cardinals. Taylor (4-2) was the winning pitcher and Bolin (3-3) was the loser. Tonight, the two teams will conclude the three-game series with the Giants' Billy O'Dell (103) feeing Curt Simmons (7-3). San Francisco <B) St. Louis <«) Player AB R H Player AB R H Lakers Score Easy 20-4 Loop Win The Alton Lakers had a picnic at the expense of Belleville Tuesday night in the Girls Twilight Softball League, winning 20-4 at Watertower. Three pitchers shared duties for the Lakers. Bev Conaway, Jackie Hand and Sandy Qrlmsley tolled and combined for seven strikeouts and seven walks, but gave up just two hits. Belleville committed nine errors to make the Lakers' task easier. Mary Miller smacked a homer for the Lakers and Miss Hand pounded out a triple. Miss Grimsley collected three hits. The Lakers scored four runs in the third and eight in the fourth to put the game away. Tonight the Lakers play at Maryville. Friday night they return home to meet Venice. Both league games start at 8:30. LOPEZ' SON SIGNS CHICAGO — Al Lopez Jr., center, son of the Chicago White Sox Manager, is signed by the White Sox organization as his father, Al, Sr., right, looks on. At left is Ed Short, general manager of the White Sox. Al, Jr., was assigned to the Middlesboro, Ky., Club of the Appalachian League. (AP Wirephoto) Houston Can't Score; ? out r.f ay One Run in 7 Games Belleville (4) Player AB R H Player Fritz 1 0. 0 Travis Samelman 4 1 2 Follls Lakers (20) Baltimore Papers Feuding With Orioles Kuenn McCovey May Cepeda F. Alou Bailey Pagan Amalflta- no Duffalo Fisher A-Sanford Hoeft Perry C-Davenport Larson 221 Javier 2 White 2 Groat 1 Musial 1 B-James 0 0 Altman 300 Boyer Flood 300 McCarver 000 Sadecki 100 Taylor 100 C-Schoen- 000 dlenst 0 0 0 F Maxvlll 1 0 0 000 4 1 3 1 4 1 4 0 4 4 1 4 1 4 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 400 4 1 1 300 4 1 2 300 000 000 000 By MIKE RAT1IRT Associated Press Sports Writer On a night when Juan Pizarro hurled the Chicago White Sox into a virtual tie for the American League lead, Robin Roberts wound up pitching Baltimore back into the standings. For a few hours, the Oriole* were missing. Pizarro's five-hit pitching and a seventh inning tie-breaking homer by Floyd Robinson gave the White Sox n 2-1 victory over New York Tuesday night and the Chicagoans to within nine percentage points of the first-place Yankees. In Baltimore, the standings showed the Yankees and White Sox at the top—in a nine-team league. The slumping Orioles, losers of 20 of 27 games and locked in a win 1 of words with the local pa- papers, had been "inadvertently dropped" from the team listings in the editions that hit the street before Baltimore's game at Los Angeles. Roberts proved emphat ically that the fifth-place Orioles can't be counted out, posting the 250th victory of his career with a superb four-hit, 10-0 triumph over the Angels in which Jim Gentile gave a loud answer to his Baltimore critics. Fined recently for not hustling, Gentile has been getting a rough going over from the boo birds. He gave Angel pitchers the same treatment, driving in six runs with pair of doubles and his 14th homer. In other AL action, Harmon Killebrew's homer gave Minnesota a 1-0 decision over Detroit behind Lee Stage's five-hit pitching, Dill Martin Williams Helton Nlckola- Izyk Neff Maxwell Chance Frazler Totals Inning: Belleville Lnkcrs 320 Freeman 400 Grlmsley 300 Hand 1 0 0 Miller Onofrey 1 0 0 Lusby 300 Conaway 200 Mandorca 110 Clark 100 Duke Bolen AB RH 510 5 2 1 522 433 442 5 2 1 402 220 24 4 2 Totals 1234567 0 1 1 0 0 000 1 2 1 221 43 20 14 RHE 00010 30— 4 2 0 0 4 85 3 X— 2014 2 BASEBALL HEROES D-M. AlOU 1 0 0 Bolin 000 Totals 32 5 7 Totals 34 6 12 Inning: 123456789 RHE San Francisco 000001040—5 7 1 St. Louis 500000001— 6 12 7 3 No-Hitters In JB Games; Tigers Win In the eight year old league of junior baseball Tuesday, the Tigers edged the Pirates, 3-2, the Giants whipped the Warriors, 5-3, the Beavers topped the Seals, 9-5, and the Mustangs nipped Northside, 2-1. Les Gibson lashed a homer and double for the Tigers while Washington struck out nine for the Pirates. Winning hurler Bob Hansberry walloped a homer for the Giants and Steve Marmino slammed a homer and single. John Lyons fanned 16 for the Beavers as Keith Cocozza doubled twice and singled. Jeff Wilson lined a double for the Seals. Mark Case hurled a no-hitter for the Mustangs striking out 15 and doubling. In the 15-17 year old league Indians blanked the Bluejays, 100, the Hawks tramped the Beavers, 14-4, the Yankees shut out the Falcons, 6-0, and the Rebels whipped the Bears, 2-0. Mike Carroll pitched the shut out and doubled for the Indians. Winning pitcher Schnoeder doubled and sigled for the Hawks. Carvell King had two homers and a single for the Braves. Dun Rain fired a no-hitter with 14 strike outs for t h e Yankees as Gary Bechuurd homered and singled. Dtuiny Hendricks hurled a It-strike out no-hitter (or (lie Rebels as Fleming doubled and singled. In the 13-14 year old league Northside walloped the Hawks, 21-5. Munson slammed four hits for Northside. In the 15-17 year ol dleague the Cubs slipped past the Dodgers, 5-4. Brown doubled and singled for th Cubs, Sheary belted a pair of hits for the Dodgers. FIGHT RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED I'RESS NEW YORK — Tito Marshall, 144%, Panama, outpointed Ricky Srtiz, 143, Puerto Rico, 8. MR. BOWLING Don Carter of St. Louis, prepares for another season of activity with the Professional Bowlers Association. Winner of every title in bowling, including six PBA tournaments, and five of six World's Invitational championships, Garter is the perennial favorite of bowling fans the world over. He won more than $12,000 on the PDA's winter tour, and last year won the standings with $40,017 in PBA tournament win- ings alone. Tickets on Sale for Pro Pin Show at Bowl Haven There are plenty of tickets available for the Professional Bowlers' Association tour at Bowl Haven July 18-21, it has been announced by the Alton Junior Chamber of Commerce, the organization which is selling tickets. Tickets art; priced at 50 ewits, $2, $2.60 and $3.60 (or the Alton Open. They inuy bo purchased from any Jaycee member or at Fuulstlth's Cigar Store on East Broadway and Market In Alton. The world's greatest bowlers will appear here. Some of the famous bowlers who will appear here will be Don Carter, Glenn Allison, Jack Aydelotte, Jack I ondolillo, Ray Bluth, Buddy I mar, Ed Boudase, Bill Bunetta Vern Downing, Buzz Fazio, Bill Golembiewski, Tom Hennessey George Howard, Earl Johnson an Andy Marzich. Also, Morric Oppenheira, Pat Patterson, Andy Rogoznica, Carmen Salnino, Harry Smith, Dick Weber, Billy Welu, Wayne Zahn, Jim St. John, Al Savas and Bob Strampe. Local bowlers who will compete are Bob Kullul, John Coleiaun, Jim Tittle, Rurney Cliappell, Max Legate, Cluiuy Mueller and Pete Hohorlch. Bill Pace, former Altonian now living in Kansas City, will also appear here as a contestant. Tickets may also be purchased at Bowl Haven. relief ace Dick Radatz preserved Boston's 4-1 and 3-2 victories over Cleveland and Kansas Cily whacked Washington 8-4. Stange, recalled from the minors only recently, won his second game without a loss when Killebrew hit homer No. 15, off Jim Bunning in the third inning. Bunning, 4-8, allowed only two hits but the Tigers were unable to o anything with Stange. Radatz came on in the eighth nning with the Red Sox leading opener 1-0 and preserved a inth straight victory for Bill flonbouquette, 11-4, by getting out f a bases-loaded jam on just two itches. The Red Sox had moved ahead to stay against Dick Donvan, 4-5, on third inning doubles y Ed Bressoud and Russ Njxon. In the nightcap, Radatz won one or Earl Wilson, 7-6, again get- ing the call in the eighth after he Indians had scored two runs. ,u Clinton homered for Boston off am McDowell, 3-5, and Dick Sturt drove in two runs with a pair f singles. Gino Cimoli's three-run double vas the big blow as the A's struck or six runs in the fourth inning nd went on to hand the Senators heir 14th loss in 16 games. Chuck dottier and Ed Brinkman horn- red for Washington. Diego Segui, -2, was the winner with Dave tenhouse, 3-8, taking the loss. Announce Pairings for Junior Golf The pairings for the Junior City Medal Golf Championship have >een announced by the Alton Recreation Department. In the championship flights the pairings are; Simon vs VonHat- on, L. Veltum vs. Kauffold, De- rates vs. Huss, Grover vs. Kovic, Veltum vs. Herzog, Gulp vs. Von Hatton, and Campagna and lelmkamp have byes. The pairings for the A flight include: Bryan vs. Johnson, Iline vs. Poston, VanBuren vs. Childers, Niddendorf vs. Brown, Wlckenliauser vs, Chappee, Sheary vs. Yeager, and Schwartz and Schenk have byes. In the B flight: Ketchum vs. HcDonald, Norton vs. Tonsor, Eck- lard vs. Kolosa, and Duckels vs. ross. In the C flight; Naegle vs. Chessus, Kingery vs. McGlaugh in, Youngberg vs. Fischer, and Button vs. Weihe. The first round must be completed Wednesday, July 3. A con solation bracket has been esiab lished for losers in the Championship and A flights. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATTING—Jim Gilliam, Dodgers, collected two doubles and single, driving in tie-breaking run in eighth inning with two-base hit as Los Angeles moved into second place in National League by beating Cincinnati 4-1. PITCHING—Robin Roberts, Orioles, won 250th game of major league career by holding Los Angeles Angels to four hits in 10-0 victory. MIDWEST LEAGUE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Clinton 5, Quincy 4 Waterloo 13, Quad Cities 0 Dubuque 8, Wisconsin Rapids 5 Burlington 14, Decatur 8 Fox Cities 12, Cedar Rapids 11 By JIM HACKLEMAN Associated Press Sports Writer Pity Houston's wandering Colts They can't find home away from home. Home plate again was out. of bounds for the runless wonders Tuesday night as they were zer oed, again, this time at Milwaukee 4-0 by Tony Cloninger. In suffering their 10th successive loss and 14th in 15 games on their current road trip, ihe Colts were blanked for the sixth time in their last seven games. In that non-shutout, Houston broke loose for one run. Since leaving Texas two weeks ago, the last-place Colts have totaled 11 runs—and six of those came in a doubleheader split at San Francisco. Eight times they've been shut out, five times they've scored one run. At the opposite end of the NL ladder Tuesday night, the St. Louis Cardinals reclaimed first from San Francisco, capitalizing on errant Giant throws in the ninth inning for a 6-5 victory. The Los Angeles Dodgers edged into second by trimming Cincinnati 4-1 behind Sandy Koufax' fine pitching and key hits from Jim Gilliam. Philadelphia beat Pittsburgh 5-4 on Don Demeter's 10th inning homer and the Chicago Cubs clipped the New York Mets 4-1 with three runs in the seventh. Cloninger zipped by the Colts with a four-hitter and the Braves got off to a fast start against Ken Johnson. Lee Maye belted Johnson's first pitch of the evening for ie McCovey homered with one on md Felipe Alou tripled with two on. In the decisive St. Louis ninth, Tim McCarver led off against Bob 3olin, the sixth Giant pitcher, with a single. Then Bolin made a bad throw to second after field- ng Red Schoendienst's sacrifice ount, and McCarver came the rest of the way when Orlando Cepeda pegged wildly to third after picking up Julian Javier's sacrifice. Koufax mastered Jim O'Toole in a battle between two star left- handers—with old pro Gilliam supplying the vital punch. Gilliam, who doubled in the third and scored the first Dodger run, doubled home Maury Wills with the tie-breaker in the eighth and scored again on Tommy Davis' single. Ron Fairly homered in the ninth off O'Toole, who allowed 11 hits in losing his fourth against 13 victories. Koufax, after a shaky start, finished with a six-hitter and rai his record to 12-3. He struck ou 1 nine for a 129 total—high in the eague; notched his 10th complete ;ame—high in the league; and owered his earned run average o 1.68—best among NL starters 1 . The Dodgers now trail St. Louis >y one-half game and nave an edge of two percentage points over the Giants. The Reds ire in 'ourth, two games out. Demeter hit the game-winning liomer in the 10th for the Phils agoinst Harvey Haddix, Pitts burgh's sixth pitcher. The Pirates sent the match into overtivn by scoring twice in the ninth on Bill Virdon's bases-loaded single before winner Johnny Klippsteii slammed the door. Pittsburgh punched out 18 hits— but also left 15 men stranded. Larry Jackson turned in a four- hitter for the Cubs and now is 5-0 against the Mets over two sea sons. Jay Hook stayed even with Jackson until the seventh, when the Cubs sent across three runs breaking a 1-1 tie. Billy Williams singled in the go-ahead marker then Ron Santo singled i n two more. Fast Ball Not the Same CINCINNATI (AP) — Sandy Koufax says he does not throw he ball as hard as he used to, but the Cincinnati Reds think he's still got plenty of hot stuff. He admitted he was on the ropes in the first and second inning Tuesday night, but he said IE finally got going to hold the Reds to six hits and give Los Angeles a 4-1 victory. "I struggled all over the place in the first two innings." Koufax said. "I was throwing the ball around, but finally my control improved. "I believe a pitcher's greatest feeling is to win when he does not have real good stuff. Then you have to use your control and just fool the batter. "I don't think I throw as hard as f used to, and I no longer believe I can beat Bob Feller's strikeout record. I can't throw that way any more. "Anyway, I'd rather get the batters out on fewer pitched bills than using a lot of them working lor strikeouts." a 400-foot homer and Joe Torre singled across another run before the opening inning was over. Milwaukee got two more in the seventh on a pair of doubles by Maye and Frank Boiling and Eddie Mathews' single. In a first-inning outbreak capped by Ken Boyer's two-run homer, the Cards rushed into a 5-0 lead against the Giants but it eventually took an unearned run in the last of the ninth to win it. In between, San Francisco pulled even with a run in the sixth and four in the eighth, when Wil- FRESNO. Calif.-Gabe Terronez, Fresno, outpointed Frank Ramirez, Los Angeles, welterweights, 12. Fight Results HALIFAX, N.S.—Blair Richardson, 167, Canadian middleweight champion, stopped Bob Young, 169, Providence, R.I., 4. SAN ANTONIO — Evaristo Salinas, 118, Mexico City, stopped Oscar German, mVa, San Antan io, 10. Major League] STANDINGS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League W. L. Pet. G.B. St. Louis 42 30 .583 Los Angeles .. 41 30 .577 San Francisco 42 31 .575 Cincinnati .... 40 32 .556 Chicago 39 33 .542 Milwaukee ... 36 35 .507 Pittsburgh ... 33 37 .471 Philadelphia . 32 40 .444 New York 28 45 .384 Houston 27 47 .365 Chicago ....... 43 Boston ........ 38 8 10 16 Tuesday's Results Chicago 4, New York 1 Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 4 (10 innings) Los Angeles 4, Cincinnati 1 Milwaukee 4, Houston 0 St. Louis 6, San Francisco 5 Today's Games San Francisco at St. Louis (N) Los Angeles at Cincinnati (N) Houston at Milwaukee (N) Philadelphia at Pittsburgh (N) Chicago at New York Thursday's Games Philadelphia at Pittsburgh (N) Only game scheduled. American League W. L. Pet. G.B New York ..... 40 26 .606 — .597 .567 .543 .521 .514 .500 .478 .397 .293 6 7 8i 14 22M. Minnesota .. . 38 Baltimore .. . 38 Cleveland .. . 36 Los Angeles . 37 37 Kansas City 33 36 Detroit 27 41 Washington ... 22 53 Tuesday's Results Boston 4-3, Cleveland 1-2 Chicago 2, New York 1 Minnesota 1, Detroit 0 Kansas City 8, Washington 4 Baltimore 10, Los Angeles 0 Today's Games New York at Chicago (N) Cleveland at Boston (N) Detroit at Minnesota (N) Washington at Kansas City (N) Baltimore at Los Angeles 2, twi night) Thursday's Games Washington at Kansas City Detroit at Minnesota New York at Chicaago Clevelnd at Boston Only games scheduled. 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