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THURSDAY, AUGt&f 8, 1963 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH ion Alton (Jiris I^avefor Tile Alton Lakbrs girls softbalt team, the Illinois titllst, departs today tor Oshkbsh, WIs. where Friday night It'll mnke Us debut In the 1 1063 Wesl Central Regional Tournament. The Lakers feeb 1 their first action In the dbubie-^Umlnathm tbur- ney against Richmond, ind., the Indiana state champion, at 8:30 following the Peldn (fll.)-Forest Park '(111;) game at 7 o'clock. . The tournament got under way Wednesday night when Forest Park/ the Chicago Metropolitan olmtnpi heat Hug- lltsch's Bowling Lmies of MIU waukoe, the metropolitan champion of that oHy, S-2. Nine tearns are entered In the tourney. State champions from Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana will compote along with metro- champs from Chicago, Milwaukee, Indianapolis and Louisville, plus the host team, the Billy Club of Oshkosh. The defending champs the Pckin Lettes, are also en tered and favored to lake the tourney. Two more games will be played tonight. At 7:30, the Janesvllle Jems, the Wisconsin champs, take on Indianapolis and at 9 o'clock Oshkosh debuts against Louisville. The Lakers' game against Richmond's Dex-E-Lettes completes the first round of play. If the Lakors survive the first game Friday night, they'll meet the winner of the 1'ck- In-Forest Park pinio at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The tournament ends Sunday night. The championship game is scheduled for 8:30 that night. If another game is necessary, ac- BACK IN TIME Ray Paiiou of the Alton Bombers guts buck tq first ahead of attempted pickofI by Bushy's catcher Grady Watkins in sixth inning of Wednesday night Class B Tournament game at Watertower Park. Leo Marmiuo takes low throw, Bushy's won, 5-2. — Don Hayes Photo. Musial Rolls Along Like Old Man River Bushy's Beats Bombers, 5-2; 4 ' Hirscli Wins cording to double elimination rules it'will be played immediately after the "first championship" game. If the Lakers lose to Richmond, they'll play Milwaukee Saturday morning at 10:30. A string of five straight wins would bring the Lakers the title and send I hem inlo Ihe World Tournament al Stratford, Connn. However, if the Lukers lose their first game, they would be relegated to the losers' bracket 'imd would have to fight their way buck through a maze of games. They would have to : .win seven straight games to bring home the big trophy. The Lakers -could play -as •many as four games'on Sunday and three on Saturday if, they drop into the losers' bracket after Friday night's game. By, continuing lo win, Ihe Lakers would play one game Saturday and two and possibly three Sunday. . Little information was given lo the Telegraph on the Richmond team. The Dex-E-Lettes reached the Oshkosh tournament by beating. Logansport in the i championship game in the lloosier State by a 4-2 score. Manager Lorraine Burke of. the Lakers will take 18 players wilh her to Wisconsin. Slated to strt pitching for the Lakers is Bev Conuwuy. She Jias.posted, a 17-8 record this year while the Lakers have compiled a 2iM> murk. Her butting average is .205. Miss Burke will start the fol- following players: Catcher Belly Onofrcy (.313), first baseman Jackie Hand (.212), second baseman Lea Foil is (.302), shortstop Star Travis (.317), third baseman Sandy Grimslcy (.446), centerfield- er Scotlie Freeman (.385), right fielder Lynn Lusby (.333) and left fielder Brenda Duke (.241). Others who will make Ihe Irip fire Mary Miller, Sandy Bolen, Jo .Cornihe, Jean Helmkamp, Cheryl Clark, Donna Zumwalt, Ebb Pack and Barbara Arrowsmith, Miss Pack,,who played wilh Ihe Lakers last year, was picked up from the Wood River Royals. She can play any position and is one of the best players in this part of the state. Miss Arrowsmllh. a pitcher, waB picked up (ruin the Do- catur Mercluuiottes by the Lakers utter tjie state tourna. ment at Decatur lust mouth. She ana Miss Puck will buck up MUM Coimway In the pitch- Ing department. Not making the trip Is Myrna Mandorca, utility player wilh the Lakers. She has jan injured foot. Bowling ACMK 82 LANES ' Wed. Sinnww Mteod Women <- Ballard 150, 161, Muehleman W, 160, 177 (519); Foiies W, 177, PfoQh I®- Kelly J85, ;TJmmerman 160, HempMJl J66. Men ~ Draper 209, Kelly 202, Generis '220. By WILL GKLUSLKY Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP)—-One morning Slan Musial will wake up with an aching back, legs that feel like bolts of lead and a bitter dislasle for having to rouse himself out of bed and report lo the ball park. "When thai happens," the ageless wonder of Cardinals said the St. Louis today, "when baseball quits being fun and becomes a drudgery, I'll retire." It appears that time may never come for Ihe brilliant combination outfielder - first baseman, whose National League and major league records lake up almost a full page of -agate type in the Baseball Register. Al 42, he is as lean and hard as the day in .1941 when, as a raw rookie from Donora, Pa,, he first broke into: the Cardinal dine-up. He weighs 180 pounds'— five pounds less than he did a half- dozen years ago when he was a $100,000-a-year commodity. He is the 'Picture of-health. He is full of boyish enthusiasm. He laughs freely—and constantly. "I'm a pretty lucky fellow," he said, while changing into uniform al the Polo Grounds. "I feel great. Nothing hurts. I still gel inlo a few games and I figure I can do Ihe club a lillle good." Musial isn'l playing up to his WeO, NUe Sheets 220, 208, 237 (822); Dabbs 203, 821 (809) i £ruW 246, Althoff 233, m Bennett 235, Autw 221 #S, Parish 213, TwtUe 212, Math- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League Batting (250 at bats)—Groat, St, Louis, .341; Clemente, Pills- burgh, .336. Runs—Aaron, Milwaukee, 82; Mays, San Francisco, and Flood, St. Louis, 81. Runs batted in—Aaron, Milwaukee, 93; White, St. Louis, 80. Hits—Groat, St. Louis, 156; Pin son, Cincinnati, 146. Doubles—Groat, St. Louis, 33; Pinson, Cincinnati, 32. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 12; Brock and Williams, Chicago Callison and Taylor, Philadelphia and Javier, Groal and White, St Louis, 7. Home runs — McCovey, San Francisco, 33; Aaron, Milwaukee 31. Stolen bases—Pinson, Clncinna It, 25; Robinson, Cincinnati, and Wills, Los Angeles, 24, Pitching (10 decisions)— Perra jioski, Los Angeles, 11'2, .846 Koufax, Los Angeles, 18 : 4, .818, Strikeouts—Koufax, Los Angeles, 210; Drysdale, Los Angeles 188. American Leiigue Batting (250 at bats) — Yastr zemski, Boston, .330; Kaline, De trpit, .317. Runs—Allison, Minnesota, 73 Kallne, Detroit, and 'Fresh, Nm York, 69. Runs batted In—Kallne, Detroit 75; Stuart, .Boston, 72, Hits-Yastrzemskl, Boston, 131 Kaliue, Optroit, 129, Doubles—Yaslrzemsld, Boston 32; Causey, Kansas, City, 28. Triples — Versailes, Minnesota 11; Jlinton, Washington, W. Home runM^lebrew, sola, 26; Allison, Minnesota, 25. Stqlen bases — Aparicio, more, 27;' Hinton, Wasliington, 18 Pitching (10 decisions) •»Boston, 12-3, ewe , . head 201, 205. White- Chicago, and Bouton, New York VJ4-5, .737•Strikeouts — Burming, Octroi 144; P&arro, Chicago, 134. 962 pace when he batted .330 in 35 games, but he has played in 2 games, hit nine homers and atted in 42 runs. His batting verage is .260. Musial said it isn't personal mbition but more just love for game which is keeping him dive. "Once, I set a lot oi goals for lyself—like ..three thousand hits, even National League batting ties to tie Honus Wagner and the lost extra-base hits," he added. I've realized most of these. Those I've missed, I no longer ,'orry about. "My main concern is slaying on s long as I can be of some ssistance to the youngsters on lie club and being some value to he team. When I feel myself lipping or gelling bored, I'll quit."." , •' •-''.-• The Cardinal'star attributed his jaseball longevity to unbroken good health. "Thai's Hie important thing," le said. "I can understand when t fellow like Joe DiMaggio re- Ires. He suffers a foot injury and hen has back Irouble. It's hard o gel in shape. Every game becomes a drudge. "It must be a nightmare at imes for Mickey Mantle, with all lis injuries and ailments. 1 really eel sorry for him. But there's omething about big fellows thai nake them more prone to injury.'' The Cardinal series, ending to- ay, marks Musial's last trip lo he old home of the Giants. This is my third farewell at he Polo Grounds, and this cer ainly must be the final .one, be :ause the new ball park should be ipen next year," Musial said. Will Musial be back lo help christen the new Shea Stadium in Queens next year. "Maybe," Slan said with a jroad grin. "I'll play it by ear." Will he be playing baseball hree years from now. "Three years? Heavens, no, Musial said. "I'll really be ready 'or the wheel chair in three years." Clay'sLawyer Talks Title .NEW YORK (AP) - You can't :ell a fighter without his lawyei liese days. And a fighter can't get along without the barristers in these complicated days of taxes, ancil- ary rights and corporations so :hat getting into the ring seems to be the .easiest tiling unless you're an opponent of heavy weigh' iliampion Sonny Lislon. That's just what brash Cassius Clay says he wants although big aear Lislon predicts the boxing bard will be reciting poetry in hii sleep after about one and a hat rounds or so. Nevertheless, Cassius had hi; legal seconds in (here talking big money will) Sonny's representa lives Wednesday night about a title fight, maybe in Septembe and more likely next year, Tho conference" most likely wil be continued today and maybe lo a few more days because there' a lot of money at stake, One of the rubs against a figh this year is that both boxers hav earned a lot of money in 190 already, A,nd if that's a probiejr everyone should be stuck wit something similar. If they fight this year Uncl Sant possibly could tap them boll for most of it In income taxes That's wh.erp ttie lawyers, cojn into Uie picture. Killebrew Homers, But Allison Breaks Finger By MIKE KATIHST Associated i'rcfts Sport* Writer Quick-firing Harmon Killebrew .lied murderers' row today after power straggle at Los Angeles 1 which deposed kingpin Bob Vllison Issued a warning to the guy who shoved him from the No. spot. Hammerln' Harmon, who along vith Allison and Earl Battey, orms Minnesota's power tritim- Hrcte, took over the American -.eaguc home run lead Wednesday light with a three-run eighth in- ling shot that calapaulted the Twins to a 9-4 victory over the ingels. Killebrew's 26th homer gave im one more than Allison and nit him five up on Battey. Kille- jrew, who tied for the homer championship with 42 in 1959 and iaptured the crown with 48 last 'ear, is trying to become only the ninth player in AL history to hold jr share the title three or more imes. Allison was forced to the side- ines for two or three days with i fracture of the ring finger or lis right hand. He was struck by a pilch from Los Angeles' Dear Chance in Tuesday night's game The Twins' triumph pulled them nto third-place, 9 J /2 games behind he New York Yankees who go lomers from Joe Pepitone and El ston Howard in a 9-1 walloping o ^Vashinglon. The second-place Chi cago While Sox remained eigh games back with a 7-3 decision jvor Kansas City. Al Kaline's home run lifted Defoil to a 5-'l victory over slumping Joslon and Cleveland dropped Bal- tmorc inlo fourth place by down- tig the Orioles 4-1. The Angels led 4-2 going into he eighth when Rich Rollins and ie Power singled and Killebrew aggcd Ken McBridn. 12-8. Relief specialist Bill Dailey. who pre served Gamilo Pascual's 13lh triumph against six losses, .hree-i-un homer in (he ninth for he Twins to pad Ihe final margin. L.COII Wagner hit No. 22 for the Angels. Pepitone started the Yankees' rout against Steve Ridzik with his 20th homer, a three-run shot, in the firsl inning and before II was over the AL leaders had collected 14 hits. Howard hit a career high with his 22nd homer while Bobby Richardson chipped in three'run double. Al Downing, 8-3, checked Ihe Senators on three singles, but Minnie Minoso stole home in Ihe third to spoil his shul : out bid. Rookie Pete Ward triggered the While Sox victory over the A's, driving in three runs with a homer and two singles, and Dave Nicholson crashed a key two-run double with the bases loaded in a four-run -Sixth inning rally that wrapped it up. Juan Pizarro, with relief help from Jim Brosnan. matched his previous season high with his 14th victory. Ala/or League STANDSN6 Alt-Wood Wins County League Contest, 1-0 ELLISVILLE, Mo. - The Alt- Wood Merchants edged Pacific, Mo. Wednesday night in a SI. Louis County gnme at ElHsville, Mo., 1-0. Butch Risler pitched for Alt- Wood and fired a three-hitler fanning eight and walking only one. Alt-Wood tallied its only run in the fourth. Ken Zumwalt singled, took second on a sacrifice and third on a wild pitch. Then, John Godar InJd down a perfect squeeze bunt scoring Zumwalt with t h e winning run. Tin; Merchants, who \vcre ruttnur.sii|) In the Class A .Sectional Tournament at Ciiseyvlllf, Imve added Ui|> Ifiippc to tliclr pitching stuff for (hi! suilo tounmment which begins nl the Ouens-Illinois field in Godfrey next Wednesday. Rappe, who won two games for Decatur last year in the World Softball Tournament at Clearwater, Fla., liad been pitching for Vandalia tliis year before joining the Merchants. Alt-Wood travels to Decatur Fri- National fongtrc tV. L. I'Ct. G;fi. Los Angeles .,68 43 .613 — San Francisco 63 St. Louis ... Chicago .... Cincinnati .. Philadelphia Milwaukee . Pittsburgh . Houston .... New York .. ay THE ASSOCIATED American W. L New York .... 70 40 Chicago 62 48 Minnesota .... 61 50 Baltimore .... 63 52 3oston ....... 54 Cleveland .... 55 Los Angeles .. 54 Kansas City .. 50 Detroit ....... 48 50 50 55 54 57 56 70 77 .558 .558 .527 .526 .526 .500 .405 .386 .312 13 25'/ 2 331/2 WwliwsilH.v's I/)S Angeles 3, Chicago 1 (11 innings) New York 7. St. Louis 3 Pittsburgh 5. Milwaukee 4 Philadelphia 2. Cincinnati 1 Houston 1. San Francisco 0 Totliiy's Onnies SI. Louis at New York Los Angeles at Chicago Cincinnati at Philadelphia (N) Milwaukee at Pittsburgh (N) Only games scheduled Friday's Games Chicago at New York (N) San Francisco nl Philadelphia (N) Houston at Pittsburgh (2 twi- night i Los Angeles at Cincinnati (N) St. Louis at Milwaukee (N) Washington ..41 56 59 62 60 60 71' M-,-9k ': .4911,10 i 17 .482 AM ,444 18 20 21 30 Wednesday')* Results Detroit 5, Boston 4 , '. ,, New York 9, Washington 1 ''' . Cleveland 4, Baltimore 1 ,' '!, Chicago 7, Kansas City'<3-;; ' : Minnesota 9, Los Angeles"4. Today's Games New York at Washington >,; : Boston at Detroit Minnesota at: Los Angeles Chicago at Kansas City (N) ' Cleveland at Baltimore (N) Friday's Games '"',: Nrw York at Los Angeles (N) Boslon al Minnesota (N) Delroit at Chicago (2, twi-night) Kansas City at Cleveland (N) Baltimore at Washington (N) day night for a twin bill with the Perfect Window Cleaners Jerome Wintjen supplied the long ball Wednesday night as Bushy's came from behind to beat; the Alton Bombers, 5-2 and P. N. Hirsch topped Town Club 6-3, in .the second game oj: th A.S.A. Class B Sectional Soft ball Tournament at Watertow er Park. The Bombers scored first on a single by Larry Donahue, a stolen base _and an RBI basi hit by Dan Meeden in the toi of the second. Bushy's tied .i in the bottom of the sami :'ame on Wintjen's first horn r, a towering drive over th< enter field Scoreboard. In the fourth the upstart Bombers again took the lead, 2-1, on a single by Kay Parton, a wild pitch an,cl a Black Label niiscue. / '' Gracly Walking t h o n slammed a long roundtrlp- per over tho wall in right center to tie the count at two'-all. ' The game remained tied until he bottom of the sixth when Bob Boyd doubled with two uls and a runner on. Both unners came around on Winten's second, homer to centei 1 - ield. Voloski picked up the victory or Bushy's. Donahue took the oss. In tho second contest of tho evening Town Club tallied twice In tho second and onco in the third to open up a 8-2 lead but P. N, Hirsoh broke open the game with four sixth inning runs on two hits, two walks and an error. Joe Morales banged two hits n two trips for Town Club vhile Paul Fidler lashed a riple for Hirsch. Don Gi'aner vas the winning hurler. T o n i g h t, Watertower Sanford Having Reverse Year for San Francisco By MURRAY. HOSE Associated Press Sports Writer About this time a year ago Jack Sanford had won seven straight games in a streak that eventually stretched to 16 and an outstanding 24-7 record with the San Francisco iants. In that long victory run, the husky right-hander completed only five games, getting relief help and plenty of batting support to enable him to earn credit for the other 11 victories. This was mighty nice and was reflected in a fat $37,000 salary for 1963, befitting the star pitcher of a National League championship team. and irable Construction, both win- lers Monday night, meet at :30 while Gillespie battles Bob •md Gene's at 8:45. MINOR LEAGUES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS International League Jacksonville 5, Arkansas 2 Syracuse 3, Indianapolis 2 Columbus 6, Rochester 5 Atlanta 4, Richmond 3 Toronto 7,.Buffalo 4 Pacific Coast Leugue Okla. City 4-4, Denver 0-7 Spokane 3, Tacoma 0 Hawaii 3, Seattle 1 Dallas-Fort Worth 6, Salt Lake 2 San Diego 3, Portland 0 Cardinals Drop 7-3 Decision To Netv York NEW YORK (AP)—Lefl-hander Ray Sadecki will Iry to pitch the St. Louis Cardinals lo a series victory over, the New York Mets today after the Cardinals were stifled by Tracy Stallard Wednes day. Sadecki (7-7) will face left-hand- er Al Jackson (6-14) wilh the three-game series tied at one ;ame each. Slallard slopped the Cardinals 7-3 for his fifth victory against 10 losses Wednesday. He allowed only six hits in going the distance. Jim Hickman, who,once was in he Cardinal farm system, accomplished a first for the Mets. He hit for the cycle—a home run,- Iriple double and single—Ihe first time a played had accomplished the feat in the Mets' two-year history. Starter Ernie Broglio (12-8) was the loser. Lew. Burdetle, Barney Schultz and Ken MacK e n z i e pitched in relief., St. iMUls (3) New York (7) Player AB R H Player AB R H Flood 51-2 Hickman 1 Carmel 1 Hunt 0 Snider 1 Thomas 0 Hicks 1 Colemnn 0 Moran 0 Stallard o 0 0 0 0 0 o 0 0 Somehow, all of the little pieces that filled so neatly together last year are all out of whack mis year. For instance take Wednesday night in Houston. The 34-year.- old ace hurled a masterful three- hitter against the Colts but lost 1-0. Sanford's mates got nine hits ut couldn't denl Ihe plate against ick Farrell and relief star Hal 'oodeshick. It looked like they light in Ihe ninth., when Orlando epeda and Matty Alou.singled off arrell to put men on first and lird with one out. But Woody tepped in then for his 40th ap- earance of the year and got pinch itier Harvey Kuenn to hit into a ouble play. So now Sanford has a 10-12 rec- •d against a mark of 14-6 at the ame time in 1962, which is a big ifference and as- good a reason Groat White Boyer Altmun James McCarver 4 Maxvlll 2 Musial Javier Broglio Burdette Long Schultz Kolb MacKen'e 0 Suwutskl 1 Shannon 0 7 11 Totals 34 3 6 Totals 34 Innlnus: 123460780 R H St Louis 0001200 O'O—3 0 1 New York 02040100 x—7 11 1 Plan Your Vacation Now in SOUTHERN ILLINOIS! Whether for a weekend or overnlslit stay, you will enjoy the relaxing atmosphere and comfort of scenic Giant City J,od«e and Park near Carbondale. You can relax In a Cosy cottage and enjoy the rustic outdoors with modern facilities Of ,a nattve slope lodge. Tliere Is a spacious lounge, with TV. a huge fireplace;, and Indoor and outdoor names for your pleasure, plus two dining r<jonuj with sealing capacity _ for 200, . Rates are: SINGLE, $0.00; OOUBLE,, W.oo.. Eacli cottage has air-conditioning, thermostatically controlled hoot, and shower bath. Flshlns and swimming near by at Little Grassy Lake, and Horse- feaoji Rldlnj just a few miles'farther at Devils Kitchen Lake, For further Information, write for brochure A. or for reservations, to MB. and MRS' JAMES L. DEPl'ER. MGR. GIANT CITY LOPOB, MAKAN1M. JLL., or telephone CARBOrjOAJ-B exchange 48M831, GIANT CITY LODGE and COTTAGES Judge Says Story Could Be Libelotis s any why the Los Angeles Dodgers have a six-game lead ver the Giants as well as the t. Louis Cardinals. The Dodgers upped their ad- anlage by a full game over all f the first division clubs by nip- ing the Cubs in Chicago 3-1 on 'ommy Davis' homer in.the.,31th nning. The New York Mets lubbed the Cards 7-3, the Phils dged Cincinnai 2-1, and Pitts- urgh topped Milwaukee 5-4. Davis' leadoff homer in the llth nning againsl reliever Lindy McDaniel proved Ihe winner at Chiago although the Dodgers got nother to make sure. This gave lie victory to Ron Perranoski who ook over for Sandy Koufax after he fireballer had yielded a tying un in the 10th inning. Sandy got himself another men- ion in the record book, however, >y fanning 11. This gave him 210 vhiffs for the season and enabled to tie Christy Mathewson's National League record of three onsecutive 200-strikeout seasons. Jim Hickman became the first e\v York Met ever to hit for the ycle—single, double, triple and lomer—in pacing the aroused ellar-dwellers to a 7-3 triumph iver the contending Cards. Vetran Duke Snider lashed three ingles in the Mets' 11-hit attack igainst four Card pitchers; slart- ng with loser Ernie Broglio, 12-8, 'racy Stallad held Ihe Cards lo ix hits for his fifth victory against 0 defeats. team. Saturday night, the Merchants host Ballwin, Mo. at Roxana field. Pro Gridders Begin Long Season Today By THE ASSOCIATED I'UESS For those fans who think sports is spelled f-o-o-l-b-a-l-l, there are happy 'tidings starting tonight and for the entire week. Within a seven-day span, opening with tonight's Dallas Cowboys- Los Angeles Rams game at Los Angeles, the teams in the National and American Football Leagues will engage in 11 exhibitions for the purpose of conditioning, finding out which players to keep or drop—and for making money. On Saturday, the NFL opens up on five fronts wilh the following exhibitions: Baltimore vs. Philadelphia at Hershey, Pa.; Chicago vs. New York at Ithaca, N.Y.; Cleveland vs. Detroit at Detroit; Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Miami, and Minnesota vs. San Francisco at Portland, Ore. The Whole AFL gels inlo the act, starting on • Friday, when the new New York Jets, formerly the Titans, play Houston at Shreveport, La., and the Buffalo Bills ATLANTA (AP)—Attorneys for 1 lormer Georgia coach Wally Butts oegin their rebuttal today in the wake of a federal judge's declaration that a magazine article charging Butts and Alabama coach Paul (Bear) Bryant rigged football game was libelous on its face. Attorney William H. Schroder Jr. said Butls may lake the stand today in the §10 million libel suit he has filed against Curtis Publishing Co., publishers take on the champion Kansas City Clu'efs, formerly the Dallas Texans, at Kansas City. On Saturday Boston plays the Chargers at San Diego, on Sunday it is Denver at Oakland, and Wednesday finds Boston opposing Houston at Lowell, Mass. The AFL already has had three exhibitions in which all of the favorites were beaten. San Diego thumped Kansas Cj^y 26-14, Denver toppled Houston 27-14 and Oakland, which won only one game in 1962, edged Boston 24-17, all lasl weekend. FIGHT RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS •TEANECK, N.J. - Frank D Paula, 175, Jersey City, oulpoinl- ed Don McAteer, 175, Paterson, N.J., 8. OAKLAND, Calif.-lienry Salcido, 139, San Jose, Calif., stopped Al Medrano, 139, Sacramento, Calif.. 2. PHOENIX, Ariz.-Charlie Austin, 158, Phoenix, defeated Tony Monlano, 160, Phoenix, 2. Roger Craig Ready to Try Anything Noiv NEW YORK (AP)—The way Roger Craig's luck is running he'll probably slip on a four-leaf clover and trip over a rabbit's fool on the way to the Polo Grounds Friday night. Craig, who may wear uniform No. 13 and pitch from under ladder while kicking a black ca in his next start for the New Yor Mets, took a step closer to th major league record for consecu tive losses .Wednesday withou throwing one pitch. Craig got the lucky brea when the major league record committee made a thorough chec of past games and reduced th number of consecutive losses crec ited lo John Nabors of the 191 Philadelphia Athlelics from 20 t 19. "Race of the Year" FRIDAY/AUG. 9th Begins fit 8:80 P.M. 34 CARS W1U, START NATIONflL CHRMPIONSHIP SUPER MODIflSD OPEN COMPETITION V-T H 9 'BIG RACES- The fixing of the discrepanc, makes Craig's job much easiei The Mets right-hander alread has 18 successive setbacks on 2-20 record. He tied the Nationa League record for most consecu tive losses in his last start, equa ing a mark that had stood uncha lenged for over 50 years. Clif Curtis of the 1910 Boston Brave set Ihe standard. "I don't worry about records, Craig said Wednesday. "I know am pitching well. The fellows o the team know I am pitching wel The opposition knows I am pitch ing well. "If I started worrying about a these losses—and they really gnai away at your insides sometimes— I guess I'd go completely bally. What's Craig going to do? "The clubhouse boy told me ought to wear uniform No. ] against the Chicago Cubs Frida night. I think I'll do it. "I may even break every mi rpr in the house, walk under som ladders and kick a few black cal around. Anything to break th jinx. I'm getting pretly despei ale." ISO-Lap Feature ST, CHARLl 4 MIUiS S.VV. Ol SI. Churlu* on Hvvy. W 00 down easy credit term* U,S, Royal AIR RIDE® Nylon 2 for $i$90 0.70x15 Tube-type Blackwall Whitewall...2for$25.90 All prices plus tax and smooth tire off your car. Tires mognted free, DRAKE TIRE CO. 1214-16 i, BROADWAY H& 5'iJ8?7 U.S. ROYAL TIRES Engineered to keep your spare In the trunk \ the Saturday Evening P,ost. ryant, Schroder said, prob'ably nil testify Friday along with her coaches and players. ' The rebuttal began -after- tJ.S. istricl Judge Louis R. Morgan, ho Wednesday termed the maga- ine's March 23 story "libelous er se," refused a directed verdict favor of Butts. Judge Morgan aii. it was up to the jury to'de- de whether the Post, in less than hree days of testimony,;. had roved its charges were true. At- orneys for the publishing- corii- any rested their case, in a sur- rise step, late Wednesday. ; The magazine, charged' in its /larch 23 issue .that Biitits, "then jeorgia's athletic director*- leaked rital Georgia football- information Bryant before the 1962 game etween their schools. Frank Graham Jr., free-lance vriter who assembled the story or the Post, said in written testimony Wednesday that he based the story on an affidavit in which nsurance salesman George P. Burnett said he overheard a :elephone call from Butts to Bry- mt last Sept. 13, nine days before the game. "-.• j Schroder and another Butts" Attorney, Allen Lockerman, read the testimony into the record. ; In the deposilion, Graham said ic met and interviewed Burnett n Atlanta but that he v . wrote the article without seeing notes Burnett said he took while listening to Butts and Bryant on,the telephone. PROBABLE PITCHERS ' •' '' .:-'.' * •;; By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League . ' St. Louis (Sadecki 7-7) at -New York (Jackson 6-14) : i Los Angeles (Miller 7-7) at Chicago (Buhl 9-9) • : ; Cincinnati (Tsitouns 7-5) Philadelphia (Short 3-8) (N)' Milwaukee (Sadowski 1-4) Pittsburgh (Friend 12-10) (N) Only games American League New York (Terry 12-11) Washington (Duckworth 4-8) Boston (Monbouquetle 14-7) Delroit (Regan 7-6) Minnesota (Stigman 11-10) Los Angeles (Newman 0-3) Chicago (Peters 10-5) at Kansas City (Wickersham 8-9) CN).. |j Cleveland'(Donovan 6-10 or Kri^- lick 10-10) a£ Baltimore (Barber 15-8) (N) . 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