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Ford Records %|lS(Shows Mark i Sports Writer catcher* £r§ carrying this ball dub," said'Yankee catcher Elston Howard. "We've got the best infield in baseball," said Ralph Houk Yankee manager. "New York's got that great overall power," said Johnny Pesky, Red Sox manager. "they've come up With a couple of fine young pitchers in Al Downing ahd Jim Bouton," said Bill Rigney, Los Angeles manager. So inaybe they've all forgotten Whitey Ford? At feast no one seems to be talking about him. Ah, Well, maybe there's no reason to. He's just w,on 12 in a row, 16 in all and, as usual, is shouldering tiie burden of the importanl pitching chores as the Yankees go bombing along toward another pennant. The 34-year-old left-hander was no more excited than a businessman is walking to the office Wednesday as he turned in workman-like 84 victory over the Los Angeles Angels, the Yanks sixth- straight He allowed only six hits ahd struck out eight be- fore'giving way to a pinch hitter after seven innings. Minnesota's Twins got good pitching performances from Dick Stigman and Jim Kaat in a double blanking of Cleveland>-9-fl and 5-0; Kansas City swept two from Boston^ 5-2 and 7-6; Baltimore overcame a four-run deficit and beat Washington 8-5, and Chicago defeated Detroit 3-1. Ford's victory put him in a tie with the Dodgers' Sandy Koufax and the Giants' Juan Matfchal as the majors' top winner of'the season. mark as. the : most consistent-win- day. ner in the' history of the game among pitchers' who;have. won .100 or more. ,. His .ylifetime mark' of 191-74 fpr^a^percentage of; .721 leads ''the '.i' -all-time'' list. Spud Chandler: isr next at. 109-43,, .717. JoHn Blanchard, a converted catcher pressed into service inVthe Yanfe'vvi injury-riddled outfield, onceSagain ; provided /-the big hit- tingjiHe drove in four runs on a honer; and two singles and scored By JOE Associated Wfewi SptM 1 ** , rt Barring a combletc dlstotetfrfr* tioh of his forces, Bob Kettneti^ of the incredible Chicago Cubs' j ftp- peared a certaiflty tdday 'tpjbe Voted 1963 National? LcagUey»jtari- ager of'thevyear. ! I/ ;/ | .••> >• But hold 6tt; there. MdW cat} One bestow a managerial a«i>6lade upon a coach, even if he tiBJ/^beett designated as head coachH , '•'•• , Gub owner Philip K. Virlgiey, Insists there is no.manager! on his club. j Kennedy, in his first yewr with GOOD IN A PINCH NEW YORK — New York Yankees John Blanchard, left, and Roger Maris pose in dressing room before Yankees defeated Los Angeles Angels, 8-4, at New York's Stadium Wednesday. Blanchard, who has been playing right field for the ailing Maris, hit a three-run homer, his fourth home run in the last three games. Maris, making his first'appear- ance since July 6, pinch hit a single in the seventh inning. (AP Wirephoto) Two Chicago Glubs Piill Out Victories CHICAGO. j(AP)—The Chicago „.„ __ f T _^ White Sox and Cubs pulled out a And he extended .his own couple of dose victories Wednes- , - ,, . Minnesota's' Stigman was sup- p|rtea ; -by an li-hit attack that included two homers by Don Minch- en^ncl four-baggers by Rich Rol" ;Snd Johnny Goryl- in toe *ame victory. ;- •'" : ^ Hall's ninth-inning^ homer scoreless duel in the „,. and Kaat put it out of i||ivith^a-three-run blasti" struck out 11 and allowed Ron Hansen, carrying a puny .217 batting average, slammed a two-run homer and a sacrifice fly to account fob* all of the Sox runs in a 3-1 victory in.>a night game at Detroit. ',, , , Rookie, Gary-' Peters struck out nine Tiger^and ..scattered eight hits to 'pick; up, his niflth victory and third- in V row. Detroit' was" mowed down for'-lth'e 20th''time iby a lefty.; : '."•'. -,.-•-•- ' ./-?: Hansen homered oitrJoser Don Mossi in the fifth It ollowmg Pete Ward's single, the - first hit off Mossi. Hanseniarove in the third Chicago run with a sacrifice fly in the'ninth. ' ,,; Mike Hershberger collected two of the total six hits by the Sox, stretching/his hitting streak to 16 games. The Sox wind up their Detroit series Thursday with Ray Herbert (8-6) or Juan Pizarro (11-5) meeting Mickey Lolich (4-4). After shaky start, Dick Ellsworth settled down for a four-hitter as the Cubs.edged Cincinnati 2-1. The Cubs' two runs, ending 26 scoreles? innings, came in the seventh. Andre Rodgers singled with one out and was forced at second on Ellsworth's attempted By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Batting (250 at bats) — Yastr- zemski, Boston, .331; Malzone, Boston, .325. Runs—Allison, Minnesota, 67; Kaline, Detroit, 61. Runs batted in — Kaline, Detroit, 64; Stuart, Boston, 62. sacrifice. Lou Brock then smashed a double and Dick Hits — Malzone, Boston, Yastrzemski, Boston, 116. 118; Doubles—Yastrzeraski, Boston, 27; Causey, Kansas City, 23. Triples — Versalles, Minnesota, and Hinton, Washington, 10. Home runs—Killebrew and Allison, Minnesota, 22. Stolen bases — Aparicio, Baltimore, 26; Wood, Detroit, 18. Pitching (10 decisions)—Radatz, Boston, 12-1, .923; Ford, New York, 16-3, .842. Strikeouts — Bunning, Detroit, 131; Pizarro, Chicago, 123. ' National League Batting (250 at bats) - Groat, St. Louis, .343; burgh, .330. Clemente, Pitts- Runs — H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 76; iWhite, St. Louis, 73. Alt-Wood Easy 11-1 Winner BALLWIN, Mo. — The Alt- Wood Merchants Softball team handed Ballwin its first St. Louis County League defeat Wednesday night, turning the trick by an 11-1 count. Bob Johnson hurled a three- hitter lor the Merchants, struck out four and walked none. Ken Zumwalt and Doc West each had three, ; hits and Leto Metz and Stan Fincher had two safeties apiece. Alt-Wood begins tourney play _iis weekend! Sunday the Merchants play in the Gisyville tourney. They are defending champions and will meet Decatur Per- :ect Window at 10 a.m. Monday they|ll take part in the Caseyville ASA Sectional Tour- scored. The, next batter, Ellis Burton, also 1 doubled to bring in Brock. Bob Purkey took the loss while Ellsworth boosted his. record to 14-7. ' .';• •„• " . . Closing the series with'the,Reds Thursday, .the Cubs will send Bob BUhl (9-6) against John Tsitouris (6-3). I.-. Top Harness Driver Gets Suspension NEW .YORK UR•;— Del Insko, one of the nation's top* harness race drivers, was suspended Wednesday by the New York Harness; Racing Commission pending further' investigation into the doping of one of his horses at Roosevelt Raceway July 18. Suspended • along with the 32- year-old trainer-driver from South Beloit, HI., was Beverly H. Carter, 51-year-old ; Richmond, Va., groom employed by Insko. The commission said a urine sample taken from Juno, a 7-year- old mare after she won ;the ninth race, was found to contain -Proma- zine, a tranquilizer. Juno is owned by Del Insko Stable, Inc., and' the Car-Bon, Stable of South Beloit. In a statement the commission said investigators found a quantity of Promazine in the groom's quarters. The suspension.of Insko, under . the /trainers responsibility rule, is automatic and will remain in effect,during the investigation The.commission pointed out thai Promazine is not a stimulant anc that Juno raced to her typica form, winning from the No. 1 pos position by three lengths in 2:05 4-5. In her previous start, also leaving from the rail, she won bj 2% lengths in 2:04 3-5. PROBABLE PITCHERS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League Cincinnati (Tsitouris 6r3) at Chi-ago (Buhl 9-6) New York (Stallard 3-8) at San Trancisco (Pierce 3-7) St. Louis (Burdette 7-8) at Mil waukee (Spahn 12-4) . Philadelphia (Short 2;8)','at Houston (Nottebart 6-4) (N) Pittsburgh (Gibbon 4-6) at Los Angeles (Koufax 16-3) (N) American League Chicago (Herbert 8-6 or Pizarro 11-5) at Detroit (Lolich 4-4) Minnesota (Perry 8-6) at Cleveand (Latman 5-6) Los Angeles (McBride 11-7) at Vew York (Downing 6-1) Kansas City (Rakow 7-7) at Bos- 29th lap of a U.S. Ai uto Club 50-lap on (Monbouquette 13-6) Washington (Cheney 8-9) at Baltimore (Roberts 7-9) (N) FIGHT RESULTS. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STOCKTON, Calif. — Bobby Gray, 130, Stockton, Calif., knock ed out Tony Vasquez, 130, San Jose, Calif., 3. COLLEGE BASEBALL By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Springfield 3, Champaign - Ur bana 1 Peoria 5-13, Lincoln 3-6 Galesburg 2, Bloomington 1 Runs batted in— H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 77; Santo, Chicago, and White, St. Louis, 69. Hits — Groat, St. Louis, 137; White, St. Louis, 129. Doubles— Groat, St. Louis, 30; Pinson, Cincinnati, 27. Triples— Rnson, Cincinnati, 12; Williams, Chicago, Callison and Gonzalez, Philadelphia, and Javier and White, St. Louis, 7. Home runs — McCovey, San Francisco, 29; H, Aaron, Milwaukee, 28. Stolen bases— Pinson, Cincinnati, 24; Robinson, Cincinnati, and Wills, Los Angeles, 23. Pitching (10 decisions) — Kou- tax, Ixw Angeles, 16-3, .842; Maloney, Cincinnati, 15-3, .833. Strikeouts— Koulax, Los Angeles, V J76: Pryedale, Los Angeles, 170., . - JuksPuet Zelroo Beaty, nament and will face Johnny's of Belleville at 8:45 p.m. Cards Gaine Behind ',- ;'.<*. '- ' ' ' \ . Standings ••' '• '- : ' '. ' ' '• ^"^ > _.e Cubs, is last oil the list of 112 Chicago coaches appealing In the National League greet! book. §Ut he Is the acknowledged boss on the field. So much so that he's been there all year, In each of the past two yfeats, the Cubs rotated their "head -'coaches"! Using at least three per season. • Regardless of his tdtiet Kennedy has done a magnificent'job. He has had the Cubs, a '-preseason pick to battle the Mets and Colts for eighth place, in pennant con* tentlon virtually front opening day. '., •'.' Chicag'b Bears Play All-Stair Gridders RENSSfeLAER, Ind. College All-Star footbaJU players get:a thorough test t'iday. in a full-game scrimmage | with , the ChfcagprBears. f ; From the match, boach Otto Graham could have a jpretty good idea of the team's reaction under fire before it re-grou the National Football champion Green Ba Aug. 2 in Soldier Field; The lAll-Stars are pull out all stops in j '« ; to % meet League r. Packers "Xpected., to their ..aerial game, based on the jjthrowing of Terry Baker of Ow;gon. State, Sonny Gibbs of •..Tex.-il 3 "Christian, Glynn Griffing of "Mississippi and Ron, VanderKelen of I Wisconsin. Of primary concern;is the All- Jones Crash<s§i, _ Escapes Unhiurf ISLIP, N.Y. (AFV — Parnelli Jones, winner of tt»» Indianapolis 500 this year, spun 1 nto the guard rail during a midg;et auto race Thursday night but f escaped without injury. f; The accident occurred on the race. Jones, who started 18th, had worked up to sdxth when he brushed the auto fdrlven by Bob Wente, St. .Louis, ;jand spun into the rail. The rac*!i was' won by Ronnie Duman, EK.'arborn, Mich., followed by Hair;? Bock, Mendota, 111., and Tom Copp, San Francisco. • ' Major League STANDINGS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League New York .. Minnesota .. Chicago .... Baltimore .. Boston Cleveland .. Kansas City Los Angeles W. L. 61 .34 54 44 53 44 46 45 52 55 51 47 45 47 Detroit 41 52 55 53 Washington .. 34 63 Pet. G.B. .642 — .551 8Va .546 9 .545 9 .531 .475 .464 .461 .436 .351 jos Angeles 16 17 St. Louis J55 Chicago ...... i53 San Francisco 154 Cincinnati . Philadelphia Milwaukee , Pittsburgh . Houston 19Va 28 Wednesday's Results New York 8, Los Angeles 4 Kansas 1 City 5-7, Boston 2-6 Minnesota' 9-5, Cleveland 0-0 , Baltimore 8, Washington 5 Chicago 3, Detroit 1 Today|s Games Chicago at Detroit Minnesota at Cleveland Los Angeles at New York Kansas City at Boston Washington at Baltimore (N) Friday's; Games Washington ; at; Detroit (N) Kansas City at Cleveland (N) Chicago • at (N) • Minnesota at NeW York (N) Los Angeles at Boston (N) National League TJV. L. 37 44 44 46 ,J53 47 ..; 52 48 - 50 49 ., 49 49 ,L 37 65 68 Pet. G.B. .626 .556 .546 .540 .530 .520 .505 .500 .363 .320 Stars' .ability to rush opposing passers, a tactic, they have been concentrating on this week at their .--Northwestern University camp;", " .-• '. . The Packers' Bart Starr' Completed L' five • 'touchdown tossesQjin he', 1962 All-Star'game: and it is Graham's j intention not to him ,so ,'mucii time to get set.; '.Among those assigned to prgs- sure the 1 passer are Itaebactoers XB Roy Jordan of Alabama; -Leie Roy Caffey of Texas A&M«and 3anny.Br.abh ; am of Arkansas They weigh from'212 to. 220 pounds and - have the quickness needed or redidoggSig. j . • " ''"'* Two members i of the All-Stars will report to the-Bears after?the Aug. 2 date with- the Packers. They are ehd 'Bob Jencks of Miami (Ohio) and halfback Larry Glueck of Villanova. Paper Says Team Should Play Negroes BATON ROUGE, La. (AP)—The Reveille, campus newspaper at Louisiana .State University, has editorially called lor the LSU foot ball-_team to play integrated op ponents. . ;• / The Tigers' have not played in tegrated teams in regular season games in recent years, although he team played against Colorado —which had Negro players '— in the 1962 Orange Bowl. : Lou Burnett, editor of the Re veille, wrote Wednesday that "to continue to have a good schedule bring top name teams here ant participate in post-season •> contests, LSU will have to make up its mind to participate agains teams with Negro players. 1 ' lOVs 12 12Va 26% New York .. .j. 32 Wedne Way's Results .Chicago 2, | Cincinnati-1 San FranciB-co 4, New York 3 Milwaukee J8, St. Louis 1 Philadelphia 6, Houston 3 Los Angelejs 5, Pittsburgh 1 Tociay's Games Cincinnati lat Chicago New York I at San Fi-ancisco St. Louis u.t Milwaukee Philadelphia at Houston (N) Pittsburgh] at Los Angeles (N) Friday's Games St. Louis)at Chicago Cincinnati at Milwaukee (N) New YorjJ; at Houston (N) Philadelphia at Los Angeles (N Pjttst (N) lj.i at San Francisco Denver Cheers Sonny Listen '• DENVER (AP) f- Heavyweigh chanjpion Sonny oastonj returne< to' a'" hometown '. hero's welcom late Wednesday night,/•;';.... : A •cheering crowd estimated b police - at '50 thronged; the obser yatioii tdeck* and concourse p Stapletori ;Field,; the municipa airport, as -Liston arrived. • He defended his boxing crown at Las Vegas, ,Nev.,.Monday nigh by knocking out iFlbyd Patterso in the first; roun^.' i..; ! .', ; "Denver is p'rpud ofiyou," May or Tom Cui;rigan')Said; He handei Liston a silver dollar minted; ii Denver; '::•; f.'; 1 '.', • i Liston and his wife, \ who receii ly purchased a home in Denve thanked the crowd tor the we come, Wednesday ttie third-place Cubs efeated Cincinnati 2-1 behind the ur-hit pitching of southpaw Dick llsworth to advanbe to within a ame of the second place St. Louis ordinals who were beaten 8-1 by e Milwaukee Braves. Nine games over .800, the Cubs re eight games in back of the ague-leading Los Angeles Dodg- s who defeated the Pittsburgh Crates for the seventh - straight me, 5-1. San Francisco's fourth ace Giants eked out a 4-3 victory ver the New York Mets and hiladelphia whipped Houston 6-3. Ellsworth, a 20-game loser last 3ar, outpitched Cincinnati's Bob =urkey for his 14th victory. He as lost seven. Trailing 1-0, the ubs scored twice after two oul the seventh on back-to-back oubles by outfielders Lou" Brock nd Ellis Burton. Andre'Rodgers ad singled earlier in the inning. Don Drysdale, who almost never oses in July, posted his fourth vie ory of the month as the Dodger! Increased their first-place lead ver 'the Cards to seven games lie.vbig right-hander allowed fiv its,,struck out eight and walked e.t;';'' .\^ The Dodgers got a run in th ilrd-off loser Earl.Francis and roke a 1-1 tie with a four-run ally in the fifth. They scored one run on a ^ bases-loaded walk, two ibre on a single by Johnny Rose>bro and another on a wild pitch Milwaukee southpaw Denny Le- tlaster spun a five-hitter against the Cards for his sixth season vie ory.. Dennis Menke and Frank Soiling supported him with homi •uns. L^masterTops Sards, Allows Eiyeiffits MILWAUKEE '(AP) — The St Cardinals, who had : won ive of their last six games an our straight to climb back int econd place in the Nationa ..eague, bowed to the Milwauke Braves, 8-1, Wednesday. Lefthander Dennis Lemaster oWed just five hits and had. shutout 'until singles 'by Curt Flood and Dick Groat and a fore out in the ninth gave the Card nals a run. Solo homers by Dennis Menk n the first and Frank' Boiling ir he fifth" off Cardinals starter Er nie.Broglio gave Lemaster all h needed. The Braves knocked out Brog io, now 10-7, in a two-run sixt on doubles by Menke and Le Maye and Hank Aaron's single They scored four more in th eighth off Ed Bauta. ' The Cardinals will try for 2 o from the Braves in a battle to day' between Lew Burdette an Warren Spahn, former longtim :eammates. Burdette is 7-8 an Spahn 12-4. St. Louis (!) Milwaukee (8) GOLFING NOTES ST. 335-pQtfnd center tot the St. Louis M* «wtiwt was § last mm, H» Iwrowly oollegTSu at Pralrtft Yfcw Low Putts Low putts was the event Wednesday morning at Cloverleaf Golf Course for the Wood River Women's Golf Association. Mrs. Dell Harmer won the event and low net in the first flight and Mrs., Omar Lyons won the event and Mrs. Rennet Hillen low net }n the second flight. HOLE IN ONE A hole-in-one was recorded last weekend at Lockhaven, Country Qub golf OQurjse. Mrs. W.'S, SpiMiijan shot the ace on the J3§-yar<J, No. 4 hole. She was playing hi a foursome with her husband, pr. William iUman, and Mr. and MVB. John J. Sprlngman Jr. TRICKEY'S ClONOCO SERVICE St. and Edwardsvlllf Rd Across from John 1 * Donut Shop WOOD RIVER, ILL!—PL PAUL TR1CKEY KEY TO YOUR CAR o, HOME FRIDAY & SATURDAY, JULY 26-27 PLUS (EXTRA KEYS 35c); A SPECIAL KEY TO TRY IN OUR SPECIAL TREASURE (CHEST, IF YOUR KEY OPf NS THE CHEST YOU GET THE CONTENTS ABSOLUTELY FREE. Player Flood Groat White Boyer James MoCarver Javier Kolb Brogllo Schultz Maxvlll Bauta AB R H Player 4 1 2 Menke 401 Mathewa 401 Aaron o o Maye 0 1 Torre 0 0 Oliver 300 Jones 100 Boiling 200 Crandall 000 Lemaster 100 000 ABR 4 2 4 1 40 3 1 4 1 3 0 0 1 3 2 Totals 29 1 5 Totals 33 8 add st. loula 8 pt. sports ........ Inning: 1 2 348678 9 RH St. Loula 000090001—1 3 Milwauke I 0 O'l 2 0 0 4 x— 8 11. CHAMPS DENVER — A crowd of 500 champion Sonny Listen as he arrived.home In ver last night. He successfully Defended his day with a first-round knockout of Floyd at Las Vegas, Nov. Witti Listen above are^Maypr and Mrs. Tom Ourrigan (left) and Listen's wife, Geraldine. (AP Wirephoto) - ; "• -• Giants Owner Says No to Other Teams SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham. officially .told Mayor George Christopher Wednesday that he will not allow any other major; league baseball team to use city-owned Candlestick Park as a home field. His refusal was obviously directed at Kansas City Athletics owner Charles'Finley, who is understood to be interested in mov- ng his team to Oakland, across San Francisco Bay. Since-a planned Oakland Stadi- um'complex will not be ready for at least two seasons, Candlestick is currently the only existing permanent field suitable for major league play. . Christopher :said he told'-jStone- ham at a meeting "Wednesday i'thai "responsible people in Oakland" had called upon him with the request to use Candlestick. , ."••Meantime in Kansas City, Fin- ley notified the city in a letter he won't negotiate a new lease until September. . ..',• Finley told The Associated Press Saturday he was uncertain whether he would seek, approval of other American League owners to move the club to Oakland when the season ends. He. said, Oak-, land approached, him -.and offered to build a temporary stadium seating 27,500 for use until a larger one is finished. , BASEBALL HEROES Peaches Paces Tennis Meet LAKE BLUFF, HI. (AP)— ranked Peaches Bartkowicz of Hamtramck, Mich., heads only four seeded survivors remaining in the National Girls 16-and-under tennis Tournament. Peaches enters Thursday's quarter-finals - against Bonnie Ellis, of Fullerton, Calif. Bonnie upset seventh seeded Wendy Overton, 0 r m o n d • • Beach, Fla., Wednesday. Others who knocked off seeded players to make the quarter-finals were Pixie: Lamm, Piedmont, Calif.; Sheryl Pruitt, Pasadena, Calif., and S ,u-s a n Dykes, Warren, Mich. In addition to Peaches, the oth-. er seeded contenders 'remaining are No. 3 Rose Mary Casals, San Francisco; No. 4. Patsy Rippy, Shawnee, Okla., and No. 5 Patsy Vest, Jackson, Miss. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATTING—Ron Harisen, White Sox drove in all Chicago's runs with a hoine run and sacrifice-fly Injhg 'White Sox 3-1'triumph over Detrbit. It was the 12tit time this season that the .217-hitting shortstop drove in the winning run. PITCHING — .So'iiHipaws' .pick Stigman and. Jim Kaat, Twins, pitched :back-to-back. shutouts as Minnesota swept a twi-night doubleheader from Cleveland'9-0 and. 5-0. .. /;"•"'. Hansen Hurls No-Hitter, Fans 9 GALESBURG, DL ' (AP)-Right-' hander Dennis Hanssen, Grinnell junior, pitched a no-hitter Wednesday night in leading Galesburg to a 2-1 victory over Bloomington in a Central Collegiate Baseball League game. Han.ssen struck out 9 y and walked S in the game'; which \yent an extra inning, eight. Bloomington scored in the first inning on three walks and an error. MIDWEST LEAGUE ' '' - ••( - -s By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wisconsin Rapids 5, Quincy 3 Burlington 7, Clinton 4 ^ Quad Cities 4,, Cedar Rapids S Decatur 3," Fox Cities 1 Dubuque 14, ""Waterloo 5 ••' T 630 E. Broadway HO 2-7327 END OF MONTH SALE! • SLACKS, si!«28 to 4?..J7 "'". ,y'i. •*!y, i \' '/ A special group of 05 —sizes 85 to 46. Shorts— Regulars—Longs and Extra Longs, SPORT COATS 50 coats to choose from— broken sizes and patterns., Values to f45, $ , -,v •"«»• SPORT SHIRKS shirts. Values to l fl.OS ENTIRE STOCK-STB AW HATS Come In ^nd Check Our

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