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, jIUMf 24,- ALtOW 17th ( Pistes Get SevMHits; * I , *V Romp er Whitewash ByitOB Associates PI-CM SpoH* Writer You eatft beat'the Los Angelc Dodgers' . formula for winning Just keeiii the opposition from scoring. ^ ',. the Dozers famed in their 17t season smtout Tuesday night a teft-haiideij JoHnny Podres pro tectcd their six-game Nationa League lead .with a 6-0 victory over'the $ttsbti£gh Pirates. Already ahead ibt their prcvlou Los Angeles shutout record of 1 jset In 1958, the Dodgers need only fiv6 more riinless victories t jeqtial their all-tlrtip Brooklyn hlgl of 22 In 1906 and 1916. Podges wa$ .not particularly overpowering ,1n (spinning his flftl shutout of the campaign and lOtl victory in 3,6 decisions. The 30 year-old southpaw permittee 'seven hits,/walked three and al lowed a\ pirate runner in every inning .but one. Three doubl plays, however, pulled him out o 'as many jams. John struck ou "six. •,. " The second-place St. Louis Cardinals defeated Milwaukee 5-1 for their fourth straight- victory '.'Jim Maloney pitched a one-hitlc . for Cincinnati, beating the Chi cago Cub's and Larry Jacson 1-0 'Willie Mays cracked a pair o 'homers in the Giants 9-1 rout o the New York Mets and Houston snapped a six-gome losing streak Cheating Philadelphia 6-5 in 15 in nings. ' Bob Friend, Pittsburgh's hard luck right-hander, allowed the ..Dodgers only five hits and one run before bowing out for a pinch hitter in the seventh inning bui absorbed his ninth defeat, four via shutouts. The Dodgers cemented their victory with a five-run as sault upon relievers Al McBean • and Harvey 'Haddix in the eighth Dick 1 'Groat paced the Cards attack against five Milwaukee pitchers with four hits, raising his league-leading batting average to .343. H? scored after the first of his four singles in the opening in- v ning and drove across the final tally in'jthe 'eighth. Southpaw Ray Sadeckif with relief help from Ron Taylor, ^squared his season record ati'6^6. Maloney, a 23-year-old Cincinnati .right-hander who throws as hard as anybody in the league ^.fanned 13 Cubs and allowed only 'three basernnners, all on walks, -after yielding a first-inning single ' to Ellis Burton. It was-his 15th victory against only three losses. • v The game's'^nly run' was scored In the eighth. .Tommy Harper singled and was forced by Vada Pinson. Gordy Coieman singled Pinson to third and Frank Robinson scored him with another single. It was Jackson'^ eighth loss in, 19 decisions. PROBABLE PITCHERS ', By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League Cincinnati (Purkey 4-5) at Chicago, (Ellsworth 13(0 '",: Philadelphia (Duren 4-2) at Hquston (Johnson 5-:i3) (N) ^ Pittsburgh (Gibbon 4-6) at Los ' Angeles (Drysdale 12-10) (N) ( St. Louis (Broglio.'10-6) at Mil- \vaukee (Lemaster 5-5) (N) New York (Jackson 6-11) at San Francisco (Sanford 9-11) American League Los Angeles (Lee 4-5) at New , York (Ford 15-3) .Minnesota (Kaat,8-9 and Stigman 9-9) at Cleveland (Donovan 6-7 and Ramos 3-3) 2, twl-night • Chicago (Peters 8-5) at Detroit ' (Mossi,4-5) (N) Washington (Osteen'4-6) at Baltimore (McNally 3-4) (N) , Kansas City (Pena 643 and i Wlckershain 6-8) at'Boston (Wil. soif 8-9 antJ Morehea'd 6-6) 2, twi- ' t ' night i JFK Jaycees Tennis WOOD 'RIVER .— The Wood River Junior, Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a closed ten' nls tournament for men and boys of Madison County Aug. 10-11 at the Wood 'River High School courts. (An earlier story had the 'meet scheduled for Rock Spring courts in Alton.) The tourpey goto Wider way at 9 a.ra, on Aug. 10, Tiiere In DQ UKR limit lor entries. ' Any one Interested In playing |n the meet should Include W» iwn»>,,ttddre8a, phone imw ri age «ttd whether he !»• (o playylh utogles, *>ub< , , . JThe entry fee lor ilngles is ffiM end 18 BW player lor daub- lee. Intry ton shquld be Included 5/yJth reglstra Ion, Deadline fts 1 W teflng is Auk, 7, 'WJd be sent to the Junior Chamber el i, ft **« % Wood L if be " , / 3 BAYLOR IN THE MOVIES HOLLYWOOD — Elgin Baylor, left, one of the stars of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team, and producer Hall Bartlett go over the script of a movie called, "A Global Affair," in Hollywood today after Bartlett sign- the Negro basketball player to portray the Nigerian delegate to the United Nations in the picture. The movie will star Bob Hope. Last season Baylor averaged 34 points a game in his National Basketball Association games. (AP Wire- photo) Sonny Deals in Cold Facts; Predicted KO LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — The Sonny Liston-Floyd Patterson-re- mismatch, if there is such a word, s now in the record books, possi- jly as an asterisk. Everything'' happened just as most people thought. It ended quickly. The champion made one miscalculation. Soon after he flattened Floyd in minutes, 6 seconds, in Chicago ast September, Sonny said Paterson could have the return go GOLFING NOTES GREATER ALTON The Greater Alton Women's Golf Association was the guest of ic Jerseyville Country Club uesday, and Mrs. -Helen Graham 'as the group medalist. Others winners included: for erseyville, Mrs. Helen Oberdrink ow net, Mrs. Hilda Norton high core, Mrs. Vivian Mundy low utts. Alton winners included: Mrs. Carroll Barton, Mrs. James liomson and Mrs. Lee Wrest low et, Mrs. Glen Nuzum high score, nd Mrs. Wrest low putts. Mrs, Robert Lalein won the door rize. LOCKHAVEN LADIES The event at'Lockhaven Coun•y Club Tuesday was the low net. Mrs. Thomas Hutchinson won IB 18-hole championship flight, /Irs. J. A. Murphy the first flight nd Mrs. Homer Campbell the econd flight. Mrs. Glennon Jackson won the hole championship flight, and Irs. Oliver Honke won the'com- Ined first and second flight. but he wondered if anyone would be interested. "We could hold it in a telephone booth and, still have room," said Liston. _It turned out there were enough curiously crazy people to make it a $l-million venture. The closed- circuit television outlets may gross $1,250,000 and the gross gate here for the live "fight," was $286,180. Everything else Sonny said was true. He is not a boastful man. He deals in facts, facts as hard as his life has been. He said he would go. out swinging and Patterson would go out. After the fight Sonny ex- pressed disappointment to intimate friends, one of them his Las Vegas host, Ash Resnick. He said he was never able to hit Patterson with what he considered a really good punch. The fact that even an ineffective Liston punch, if there is such, did the job, was of no great consolation. Liston said the best one he landed was the finisher, a left hook that put Floyd flat on his back for the third and last time. Liston's plans are indefinite but Cassius Clay undoubtedly will be his next opponent. While a September date in Philadelphia has been forecast, the champion indicated he might not fight until next spring. U. S. Made Mistake Before Russ Scare WARSAW (AP) — Never again will the United States track team ;o to Moscow for the annual dual meet with the Soviet Union without slopping off for a warm-up meet first. That seemed certain today, after the coaches and officials had finished their analysis of the recent American invasion of Moscow that turned out only slightly better lhan Napoleon's, "I am making the very strong recommendation that we have at least one tune-up meet before the Russian meet in the future," coach Pay ton Jordan said here where the team is preparing for the meet with Poland Friday and Saturday. "I also think it is a good idea to get into Moscow only a day or two before the meet, and stay a few days afterward for sightseeing," Jordan said. The team spent a week in Ala/or League] STANDINGS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League , W. L. Pet. G.II. few York ,,,,', GO 34 ,638 ,— oston ........ 51 43 .543 9 hlcago ..... Minnesota .,, altimore ,„ leveland ,V Angeles . City .,' 52 44 .542 52 44 ,542 54 46 .540 9 47 50 ..485 14V& 47 54 ,465',16V6 43 52 .453 letroit ..... .;. 41 52 ,.441 18Vi Washington ... 34 62 ,.354 27 Tuesday's Reeultp Detroit 5-6, Chicago >4 New YorH 7, Los Angeles 0 Kansas City 1, Boston 0 Baltimore 4, Washington 0 Cleveland 3, Minnesota 2 (13 nnlngs) Te4»y'ti flume* Los Mssles, at ^few Yorfc Minn? sots at Cleveland (2, ,twj< ight) Chicago at Detroit (N) Washington, at Baltimore (N) Kansas City at Boston (2, twl- night) Chicago at Detroit Minnesota at Cleveland ' L^s Angeles at New York. Kansas City at Uoaton Washington tit BaWmore National Leuguo Los Angeles . St, Louis ,,.. Chicago ..... Cincinnati ... San Francisco Philadelphia Pittsburgh . Milwaukee ., Houston .,.,i New York ... 6 6 8V6 \V. L. Pet. G.B. 61 37 .622 55 43 ,561 52 43 .561 53 46 .535 53 46 .535 51 48 .515 49 48 ,505 49 49 .500 12 37 64 .366 32 67 .327 29% .Cincinnati 1, Chicago 0 St, Louis 5, Milwaukee 1 Los Angeles 6, Pittsburgh 0 San Francisco 9, New York 1 Houston 6, Philadelphia 5 (15 innings) Todjiy'0 Games Cincinnati at Chicago Philadelphia at Houston (N) Pittsburgh At Los Angeles (N) St. Louis at Milwaukee (N) New ¥orH at San Francisco Tlmrbduy'b Game* Cincinnati at Chicago St, Lojuig' at MUw&ukee New YapJi; at San Francisco .at Houston (N) « • i ' •* « /KT\ cow this year before the meet, then almost lost it.' the girls' team suffered one of the worst humiliations in American international sports history. Actually, the team went to Moscow a week in advance to meet objections that they had been going there in the past without proper time to become accustomed to the food and water. It didn't work. "They went too long without competition," Jordan said. Cards Gain First Win In Milwaukee MILWAUKEE (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals trimmed the Milwaukee Braves Tuesday night 5-1. The Cardinals, who have now won the last six of seven games, got their first triumph of the year against the Braves in Milwaukee. Dick Groat gave a four-hit performance, all singles, and drove across the final run in th eighth. The Cardinals got 14 hits off five Milwaukee pitchers, The Redbirds made 44 hits In a three game series with the Houston Colts over the past weekend. Cardinal pitcher Ray Sadeckl and reliever Ron Taylor gave up only four hits, three of them by Eddie: Matljews. Groat, 'who was retired only once during,»the , gonie, boosted his league-leading average to ,343. Tonight at Milwaukee the Cardinals will pitch Ernie Broglio (10-6) against the Braves' Denny Lemaster (5^5), SI,, Louis (6) Player AD R H Flood 502 Groat fi 1 4 White 602 Boyec McCurver Javier Kolb Sadeckl Taylor ffiffij, 00 51 2 4 0 1 4 1 1 422 200 i OP Milwaukee (1) Player AP R H Menke Mathows Aaron Torre payer Move Boiling, Crsndall Hendlpy Plfthe nischer T, Aaron, Raymond Jones Fuivii 300 303 400 40 400 300 300 3 1 1 100 000 000 J 0 0 0 0 C 1 0 C 00 0 Yanks Making Picnic OutofAmericanRace By MM ttACKLEMAN Assoclntwl Press Snorts WfHer The battle may be over for top spot in the American League—but that's quite a skirmish going on for second place. There are no less than four teams in a virtual deadlock for the runner-up spot behind New York's surging Yankees, whose latest drive has carried them a whopping nine games ahead of the pack. Here's how they also-run in the first division stand — Boston is second, one percentage point ahead of Chicago and Minnesota and three in front of Baltimore. All but the Orioles losl ground Tuesday night. Diego Segui post ed his first shutout in the majors, pitching Kansas City over the Red Sox 1-0. Detroit took the White Sox twice, 5-1 on Norm Cash's eighth-inning grand slam and 6-4 Major League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED I'UESS American League Batting (250 at bats) — Yastr- zemski, Boston, .330; Kaline, Detroit, .323. Runs—Alliston, Minnesota, 66; Kaline, Detroit, 61. Runs batted in — Kaline, Detroit, 64; Wagner, Los Angeles, 61. Hits — Malzone, Boston, 114; Yastrzemski, Boston, and Kaline, Detroit, 113. Doubles — Yastrzemski, Boston, 26;- Causey, Kansas City, and Versalles, Minnesota, 22. Triples — Versalles, Minnesota, and Hinton, Washington, 10. Home runs—Allison and Kille- orew, Minnesota, 22. Stolen bases — Aparicio, Baltimore, 26; Wood, Detroit, 18. Pitching (10 decisions)—Radatz, Boston, 12-1, .923; Ford, New York, 15-3, .833. Strikeouts — Bunning, Detroit, 124; Pizarro, Chicago, 123. National League Batting (250 at bats) — Groat, St. Louis, .343; Clemente, Pittsburgh, .331. Runs — H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 76; White, St. Louis, 73. Runs batted in—H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 76; Santo, Chicago, 69. Hits — Groat, St. Louis, 136; White, St. Louis, 128. Doubles—Groat, St. Louis, 30; D inson, Cincinnati, 27. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 12; Callison and, Gonzalez, Philadelphia, and Javier and White, St. -x>uis, 7. Home runs — McCovey, San Francisco, 29; H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 28. Stolen bases — Pinson, Cincin- lati, 24; Robinson, Cincinnati, and Wills, Los Angeles, 23. Pitching (10 decisions)—Koufax, IDS Angeles, 16-3, .842; Maloney, Cincinnati, 15-3, .833. Strikeouts—Koufax, Los Angeles, 167; Drysdale, Los Angeles, 162. ONE YEAR LATER MUTTONTOWN, N.Y. (ffl — Tom ^lieporte of Piping Rock made an auspicious bow on the Long Island ;olf scene in 1962. He won the ..ong Island PGA and that group's Open. But .in the first round of the 1963 Long Island Open Tom shot an 82 and was eliminated from he final two rounds, Those with 9 qualified. Tito Fnincona's homer in the 13th gave Cleveland and Jim (Mudcat) Grant a 3-2 victory over the Twins ending the Indians' losing string at nine games. The Orioles blanked Washington 4-0 behind left-hander Steve Barber. The Yankees? They won again, naturally, riding John Blanchard's home run slugging and the shutout pitching of Stan Williams and Steve Hamilton to a 7-0 romp over the Los Angeles Angels. Blanchard, the reserve outfielder filling in for the ailing Roger Marls, kept up his heavy hitting with a pair of homers for the Yanks, who clinched it with a six- run cluster in the fifth inning ngainsl the Angels. Hamilton, relieving Williams in the eighth with the bases filled, killed that threat by striking out three men in a row and com- pleted the shutout by getting out of another bases-loaded situation in the ninth. Paul Foytock was the losor. iSegui's breaking pilches and low fastballs checked the Red Sox and brought the right-hander his fifth victory in his last six decisions. In addition to his clinching grand slam in the opener, Cash bolted another homer in the second game as the Tigers swept the White Sox and finished the doubleheader with four hits.. His four- run homer came after Detroit had loaded the bases in the eighth with two out find gave the pitching victory to Hank Aguirrc, who scattered 11 hits. Al Kaline had three singles and three runs batted across in the second game, won by Bob Anderson over Dave DeBusschere. Maloney Registers 15th Victory, 1-0 By JOE MOOSHIL Associated Press Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP)—Maturity and ability are two of the assets needed to become a winning major league pitcher and Jim Maloney of the Cincinnati Reds has acquired both talents in one season. The 23-year-old right-hander, who in three previous seasons in the majors could amass only 17 victories, rang up his 15th of the year Tuesday against the Chicago Cubs with a magnificent one-hit, 1-0 triumph. Maloney, who has lost only three games this year in comparison to 20 in previous major league competition, considered his job against the Cubs the greatest of his career. Ellis Burton's single through the left side of the infield in the first inning was the only hit off Maloney who finished strong and struck out 13. Maloney is a product of Fresno, Calif., High School and played on the same prep team which had Dick Ellsworth of the Cubs as its star pitcher. "I played shortstop on the Listen Would Stack Up Well In Old Days •TORONTO (AP) — Take Jack Dempsey in his prime and match him with Sonny Listen and how would it come out? Take the word of an expert, there's just no telling. "It might have gone either way," said Dempsey. "This kind of a fighter is tough to fight. He's liable to lick anybody. "He's big and strong," the old heavyweight champion said of the latest titleholder. "And with today's crop of fighters, it may be some time before you'll be able to properly size him up." Dempsey, 68, in Canada to look over some, mining property in Quebec, said he had an invitation to watch the Sonny Liston-Floyd Patterson rematch on closed circuit television Monday night, but passed it up. Dempsey, who lost his title to one Tunney, then lost again in a rematch, said he quit the ring because "I didn't want to get hurt." Patterson, twice the victim of first-round knockouts, should do the same thing, he said.. 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"I finally got those other pitches to a point where I could control them and went from a loser to a winner," said Maloney. "This has to be the best game I've ever pitched. I had a good une in Milwaukee but this was better." Against Milwaukee on May 21 Maloney fanned 16 and had a two- hitter going when Manager Fred Hutchinson yanked him with one out in the ninth to preserve a 2-0 Cincinnati triumph. "He started to get wild in the ninth," said Hutchinson, "and I had to yank him. His fast ball was faster in that game but it was working better against the Cubs." Hutchinson says Maloney always had the arm to become a winner in .the majors. "He hit his stride now because he is mature. Talent isn't enough in the big leagues. You need experience and I think Jim's finally acquired enough maturity and experience to go along with his great arm." CLYDE AIMS HIGH ST. LOUIS—Professional basketball player Clyde Lovellette of the, Boston Celtics practices his quick draw hobby after he filed yesterday for the Republican nomination for sheriff of Jefferson county west of St. Louis. The G-foot, 9-inch center was a deputy sheriff in Kansas during the summers of 1961 and 1962. (AP Wirephoto) All-Star Defense Much Better Than Last Year CHICAGO (AP)—Football is a balanced combination of offense and defense and that's what the College All-Stars hope to develop before meeting the Green Bay Packers in Soldier Field Aug. 2. The All-Stars are not too worried about their offense which will be led by some of the nation's top quarterbacks of 1962 to say nothing of a host of speedy backs. But the All-Stars suddenly find they might have a defense which can contain the National Football League champions. Head Coach Otto Graham and some expert observers watched the All-Star hold two drills Tuesday and all agreed the team appears to have a stronger defense than the 1962 squad which fell apart in the fourth quarter and lost to Green Bay, 42-20. Big linemen with speed to match their heftiness is the big reason that Graham and others believe the All-Stars might be able to contain the Packers and overcome the odds to win. Champaign Golfer Leads JC Tourney ROCKFORD (AP)—Ron Essan- pries of Champaign took the first round lead Tuesday in the 36-hole JC Illinois State Golf Tournament with a four-over-par 75. Essanpries held a stroke lead over Jim Landquist of Rockford; Joe Schmidt of Skokie and Dave Sullivan of Grant Park. The tournament will end Wednesday with the winner advancing to National competition at Midland, Texas, Aug. 15. John Place of Freeport, with a 77, led the novice division. 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