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PAGE TWELVE Mays Hit§, Giants Continue to Win By JACK ttAfflJ MWi* SpoM* tt'rltef Willie Mays is hitting and the Gl^rts are winning, the National League story is as siitl|>le as that. With Willie still worikfig on a 13- gaffle hitting siring, Sah Francis«> Ji&s won 15 of its last 19. Prom 15 games back on July 20, the Giants now trail the Los Angeles Dodgers by only 314 games with seven weeks to go. The fellow who was quoting odds on a Dodger-Yankee World Series when the fight mob was In .Las Vegas in late July must haye^revised his line. The Dodgers may win It but they are no "out" bet. The front-line Dodger pitching faltered Sunday when Cincinnati knocked out Sandy Koufax In a sbwtm sixth inning en route to a 9-4 victory on 16 hits. The Giants made it three in a row over the Phillies, 5-1, on 'a five-hitter by Jack Sanford with ninth-inning assist from Billy Hoeft and Don Larsen. Jerry Lynch provided the heroics at Pittsburgh with a two-run homer that gave the Pirates a 2-1 edge over Houston. Hal Brown had a 1-0 lead with two out In the ninth. Then Roberto Ctemente singled and Lynch hit his 10th home tun. tony Cloninger turned In the top pitching job by striking ml 11 St. Louis Cardinals while pitch ing a four-hitter for the MUwati kee Braves who beat Curt Sittl mons 9-1. Eddie Mathews hit a three-run homer for the Braves. Dick Ellsworth won his 16th for the Chicago Cubs in the 8-1 open er but the New York Mets bounced back with a vengeance and Clobbered the Cubs 11^4 for a split of their doubleheader. Chuck Killer drove in three runs for the Giants, two of them with a seventh-inning homer off John Boozer, the relief man for loser Cal McLish. Mays' key double In the fifth opened up a 3-0 Giant lead. Frank Robinson launched the big sixth-inning rally for Cincinnati with his 16th homer. Koufax, rolling along with a 4-1 lead at the start of the sixth, was the victim Instead of his 19th victory, Sandy had to settle for his 15th defeat Jim O'Toole won his 15th with help from Al Worthington. Frank Howard and Tommy Davis hom- ered for the Dodgers and Don Pavletich and Robinson for the Reds. MOtffcAY, AWU&T 12, Yankees Can't Do Anything Wrong By BOB GREEN Associated Press Sports Writer It's not bad enough that the New York Yankees are making a rout of the American League pennant race in their usual fashion, but now they've come up with a new gimmick: They're sending up their pinch hitters two or three Tahoe Tanker Takes Trophy SEATTLE (AP)—Up until last week the boat was just four tons of trouble, but Sunday the Tahoe Miss changed from a cranky tub to a front-running thunderboat and won the $25,000 Seattle Sea fair Trophy race on Lake Washington. Veteran driver Chuck Thomp son piloted the Stateline, Nev., entry to victory over a field of 11 unlimited hydroplanes, inducing the Seattle pair that was expected to make the race a rvvo- boat affair—Miss Bardahl and Miss Thriftway. Bardahi finished second in the three-heat, 45-mile contest. Thrift- way didn't even get into the final 15-mile payoff heat. Third placu went to Miss Exide of Seattle, fourth to Tempo of St. Petersburg. Fla., fifth to Miss Eagle, Electric of Spokane and sixth to Tempest of Seattle. Thriftway, due to be retired after this race, placed seventh. Bardahl beat her by 300 yards in the final heat, and the two were tied in points at the finish, but her better over-all time won the decision for the Nevada entry. Tahoe Miss covered the 45 miles around the three-mile oval course in 24 minutes, 40 seconds; Bardahl was 6.2 seconds slower. MItiWEST STANDINGS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS W. L. Pet. G.B. Clinton 25 15 .625 — Wis. Rapids .. 23 16 .590 1% Burlington ... 22 17 .564 2V 3 Decatur 23 18 .561 2'/ 2 Quad Cities ..20 20 .500 I Cedar Rapids 19 20 .487 5% Fox Cities .... 17 20 .459 6V 2 Quincy 17 23 .425 8 Waterloo 14 22 .389 9 Dubuque 15 24 .385 9M. times a game. So you get him out the first time he comes up and the second or third time he kicks your head in. Unfair? Well, not quite. Take Elston Howard and Hector Lopez. Howard went in to bat for Yogi Berra in the eighth inning of Sunday's game with the Los Angeles Angels and flied out in routine fashion. In the same inning Lopez batted for Al Downing and also flied out. \o damage done. But both of them stayed in the game. So the Angels go into the ninth with a 4-1 lead and promptly retire the first two Yankees. But the next two draw walks and Howard comes up again. So Art Fowler comes on to face him. His first pitch lands in the left-field seats and it's a tie game. So Lope/ comes up again in the 10th with a runner on second and singles up the middle, driving in the tie-breaking run. He scored a second run a few minutes later on an Angel error. So the Yankees with 6-4, extending their winning string to six, the Angels' losing string to seven and boosted the New York first-place margin over Chicago to nine full james. The White Sox split a pair with Detroit, the Tigers winning the first 7-2 and the White Sox the second, 3-2 on Dave Nicholson's L8th homer of the season with one out in the llth. Minnesota closed to within a half game of the White Sox on he strength of their sixth straight victory, a 5-2 edge over Boston, while Cleveland edged Kansas City 2-1 and Baltimore beat Wash- ngton 6-2. The Yankee victory at Los Angeles was their 19th in 25 games and their eighth in 10 extra-inning affairs this season. Howard's dramatic shot, his 23rd homer of the season, was the turning point. In the 10th, winning pitcher Bill Stafford led off with a scratch single and went to second on Phil Linz' sacrifice. Lopez followed with his run-scoring single and one out later scored on shortstop Jim Fregosi's error. Don Mincher and Zoilo Versalles hit homers for the streaking Twins, and Camilo Pascua! stopped Boston on five hits for his 14th victory. The Red Sox' Dick Stuart increased his league- leading home run total to 28 with a tsvo-run shot in tbe sixth. Major League STANDINGS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS League W. L. Pet, G.B, .649 .569 .565 9 9'/a .546 11M) 19 20 .483 .474 .456 22 .450 23 .447 23 .362 22 New York .... 74 40 Chicago ...... 66 50 Minnesota .... 65 50 Baltimore .... 65 54 Cleveland .... 57 61 Boston ....... 54 60 Kansas City ..52 62 Los Angeles ..54 66 Detroit ....... 51 63 Washington .. 42 74 Saturday's Results Chicago 5, Detroit 1 Minnesota 5, Boston 3 Washington 6, Baltimore 5 Kansas City 6, Cleveland 3 New York 2, Los Angeles 1 Sunday's Results Cleveland 2, Kemps. City I Baltimore 6, Washington 2 New York 6, Los Angeles 4 (10 innings) Minnesota 5, Boston 2 Detroit ,74, Oiicago 2-3 (second 11 innings) Today's Games Boston at Minnesota Only game scheduled Tuesday's Guinea Washington at Lps Angeles (N) Detroit ftt KjftKK City M) Baltimore at Minnesota (N) Cleveland, at Chicago (N) York National League W. L. Pet. G.B Los Angeles ..69 46 San Francisco 66 St. Louis Cincinnati 50 64 54 64 56 54 59 57 60 58 .600 .569 .542 .533 .530 .509 lO'/i .508 lOVs .500 ll'/i .385 25Vi 3'/a 8 Chicago 61 Pittsburgh . Philadelphia Milwaukee ... 59 59 Houston 45 73 New York .... 38 79 .325 32 Saturday's Results Chicago 4, New York 0 San Francisco 7, Philadelphia 6 St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 5 Pittsburgh 3, Houston 2 Los Angeles 10, Cincinnati 3 •Sunday's Results San Francisco 5, Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh 2, Houston 1 Milwaukee 9, St. Louis l Cincinnati 9, Los Angeles 4 Chicago 8-4, New York Ml s Today's Game* San Francisco at Philadelphia (N) Houston at Pittsburgh (N) Only games scheduled. Tuesday's Games Pittsburgh at New York (N) San Francisco at Cincinnati (N Los Angeles at Milwaukee (N) Houston at St. Louis (N) Only games scheduled HOME SAFELY Alan FricUer of Brighton slides across home safely with a run in Saturday night's game against Bushy's of Wood River fn the ASA Class B Sectional Softball Tournament at Water- tower. At right is Grady Watkins, who Milwaukee Tops Lakers In Meet, 1-0 OSHKOSH, Wis. - The Alton ..akers lost their second one-run decision in two days Saturday morning, 1-0, to Milwaukee and vere eliminated from the Amateur ioftball Association Women's West Central Regional Tourna ment. Friday night, the Lakers had dropped a 5-4 contest to Richmond, Indiana, the Hoosier State Champs. Barb Arrowsmlth, whom the Lakers acquired recently from Decatur, handled the chores capably for Alton. Miss Arrowsmith gave up four hits and four walks while striking out three in her seven inning stint. Helen Jaeger pitched for Milwaukee and handcuffed the Lak- irs on two hits. For the first five innings Miss aeger had a no-hitter going for ler but Mary Miller singled in the ixth to end the string. Miss Miler, a 17-year-old who hasn't seen mich action for the Lakers this season, was also the fielding tandout for Alton, making a lumber of fine catches in right ielcl. Scuttle Freeman's single leading off tins seventh was the only other hit off Miss Jaeger. Milwaukee scored the only run f the contest in the/fifth inning n an error, a single by Lynn Velson and an RBI single by Elen Tronnior. Milwaukee was later eliminated y Indianapolis, 7-2. Indianapolis len went on to win the regional itle and earn a trip to Startford, bnn. Alton plays Belleville at Belleville Wednesday in a Twilight League game. The Lakers need a victory to tie Collinsville for the Twilight title. Star Travis, Laker shortstop, vas chosen the '-most valuable ilayer on the Lakers during the ourney. Indianapolis Wins Tourney OSHKOSH, Wis, (AP) — In- lianapolis Southeastern Supply played four consecutive games, one of them lasting 18 innings, o win the women's National Regional Softball Tournament Sun- lay. Indianapolis started its first rame at 3 p.m. and clinched the itle 10 hours later with" an 8-1 victory over Forest Park, 111. The vinners played 39 innings in the 'our games, separated by breaks of about 15 minutes. Forest Park defeated Janesville 6-2 to open the final round. Indianapolis then ousted defending champion Pekin, 111., 5-3 in 18 innings, beat Janesville, Wis., 3-2, topped Forest Park 6-4 and then won the title by beating Forest Park in their second straight game 8-1. It was a double elimination tournament, Wood River Meyers 10th in Ozark Race SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Two Illinois drivers were among the first 10 placers in the 15-lap feature car race Sunday at the Ozark Empire Fair. Jim Mahon of Springfield captured fifth place while in tenth was Bill Meyers of Wood River. The race was won by Dale Reed of Wichita, Kan., in 7:04.36, Brighton and Gillespie emerged the only two unbeaten teams in the Amateur Softball Association Class B Tournament at Wa- tertower after weekend play. Brighton, after drawing a first round bye, edged the tourney favorite, Bushy's, Saturday night, 5-4, then came back Sunday night to knock off East St. Louis, 7-2. Gillespie played just once, kayoing strong Watertower, 4-3, Sunday night. Alan Fricker was the hero of Brighton's win over Bushy's. With his team trailing 4-2 and two runners on he blasted one of Jerry Voloski's pitches to deep left center field. By the time the ball was retrieved, the tying runs had scored and Fricker rounded third. The throw from the outfield was wild and Fricker crossed the plate with, the winning run. Earlier in the game Dick Well blasted a homer for Brighton with nobody on. . ; , Bushy's took a 2-0 lead at the end of the first inning and held a 4-1 margin until Well's homer. Jerry Wiedner was the winning pitcher and Yoloski the loser. ' Brighton, with Wiedner again pitching, .scored five .runs in the lirst inning after East St. Louis scored two of its own; Wiedner had little trouble with the East Siders thereafter. Carl Walter? was the starter and loser for East St. Louis. Gillespie, behind the four-hit hurling of Tom Campbell, scored two runs in the sixth inning to wipe out a 3-2 deficit and win the ;ame. Larry Admire had given Water- tower a 3-2 lead with tie-breaking nomer in the top of the sixth. Gillespie managed only three hits off Felix Mann, only two of which figured in the scoring. Illinois American Leagton Baseball At Canton (championship) Kankakee 5, Northbrook 1 KLUMP BOAT& MOTOR W» Mtltpn R4. HP Boat* FI8HINO TACKtg select u from (lie but surawl wheels around as the bait gets by him. Fricker became the hero of the game later when he rapped a two-run tying triple in the last inning and scored the winning run on an error on the throw to home. —Don Hayes photo. Brighton, Gillespie Em er gellndef eated United States Again Oivns Wightman Cup CLEVELAND (AP)—The United States owns the Wightman Cup for the 29th time today, but its 6-1 triumph over Great Britain's finest women tennis players was not as decisive as the score indicates. Led by Darlene Hard, who was seeking revenge, and bouncy Billie Jean Moffitt, the Ameripan girls turned a 2-1 advantage into a rout by sweeping all four matches Sunday. " Nancy Richey, a tough competitor from Dallas, started the U.S. to its runaway by outlasting 4-foot-ll Deidre Catt in a key match, 14-12, 6-3. Six times in the opening set — second longest in Wightman Cup history — Miss Catt needed a game point for u set victory, but Nancy would not quit. Then Miss Hard, who was upset Saturday by British southpaw star Ann Haydon Jones for the visitors only victory, turned on a brilliant display of tennis to crusn posverful Christine Truman, 6-3, 6-0. That clinched the silver cup for the U.S. In one of the finest played matches, Miss Moffitt turned back Mrs. Jones, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Miss Richey, a Southern, Metlv odist University home economics major, teamed with Donna Floyd Fales of New York in the finqj doubles match. They completed the U.S. sweep with a 6-4, 6-8, f 2 victory over Miss Catt and Elisabeth Starkie. Watertower committed three errors and all three came in the sixth inning, allowing the winning runs without benefit of a hit. In the losers' bracket game Saturday night, Whitelaw Avenue Baptist Church of Wood Rivei outlasted the Steelworkers, 12-10 as Harold Wooley went all the way. Gene Pilchard was the loser Whitelaw scored five runs In (lie (op of the first liming and three more, in the third for an 8-0 lead. In the second game Sunday night, East St. Louis relegated P. N. Hiusch of Kane to the losers' bracket with a 10-8 win. Don Crane, in relief of Don Graner, was the winning pitcher. East St. Louis scored five runs in the top of the sixth to erase a 7-5 deficit. The East Siders added an insurance run in the top of the seventh. Tonight two games in the losers' bracket are scheduled. At 7:30; Jerseyville plays the Alton VFW and'at 8:45 the Alton Blue Bombers meet, Grable Construction-of Cottage; Hills. C? • £* T 1 .sprmgiield Loses Bid LAMAR, Colo.-(AP)—Unbeaten Des Moines, Iowa, shut out Springfield,. 111., 9-0 Sunday night to take the Great Plains Regional Connie Mack Baseball Tournament. Des Moines will represent the region at the national tournament in Springfield, 111., starting Aug. 23. Ron Hougton pitched and batted his club to victory in the final game of the three-day tournament, allowing only five hits and socking a two-;run first inning homer and run-producing double in the second. Levi McGuire also homered for Des Moines, his second round tripper of the tournament. Earlier, Springfield employed Dale Blount's four-hitter to oust Lamar 6-2. Springfield put together four hits, an'error and a walk for four runs in the first inning and coasted the rest'of the way. Ed Welsh, D^ve Leajh.ers 'gncJ Jim Heitzman each had a pair, of singles for the winners. , \ • GOLFING NOTES The annual nine and 18 hole couples tourney came to a close Sunday at the Lockhaven Country .Club. Mr. and Mrs. Matt Stern defeated Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Mulford for the 18-hole championship while Mr. And Mrs. F. M. Kaar won over Mr. and Mrs. William Walter in the 9-hole title match. LEARN $U A TO FLY IIU plu« gaa WMSTQN Aircraft Chrysler * Plymouth f, Valiant RATHGEB^o, BRIGHTON DIM FR 2-3346 FOR EVENING APPOINTMENT Braves Scalp CurtSimmons, MILWAUKEE (AP) *- the st. Louis Cardinals get a chnnce to rest today after taking a 9-1 lick- Ing Sunday at the hands of the Milwaukee Bra* es in County Stadium. The Cardinals now haVr lost six games in Milwaukee this year while winning only three. For a while, the Cardinals and the Braves were deadlocked In a see-saw contest. The Cardinals managed to score a single unearned nm in the fourth, thereby drawing first blood. The Braves, however, blasted starter and loser Curt Simmons (10-6) for three runs in the sixth, four more in the seventh and finished off with two more in the eighth. Eddie Mathews provided a big blow, his 16lh home run, to lead the Braves' hitting attack. The pitching of Milwaukee's Tony Cloninger was the highlight of the whole afternoon. He allowed only four hits, while striking out 11 Redbirds. He is 8-7. The Cardinals open a home stand against Houston on Tuesday. SATURDAY Cardinals (6) Milwaukee (5) Player AB R H Player AB R H 402 Maye 524 Boiling 5 0 1 Aaron 5 1 2 Mathews 000 Torre 3 0 1 Plche 4 0 0 Menkc 4 I 1 McMillan 000 b-Kllmchok 1 0 0 300 Javier Groat White James Jones Boyer Flood Altman Kolb McCarver 4 1 2 Crandall Burdette 200 c-DI!lard a-Long 1 0 0 Cllne Taylor 000 Lemasler d-Muslal 1 0 I Shaw e-Shannon 0 1 0 Oliver 422 4 1 I 5 I 3 300 4 0 1 000 3 0 1 3 0 I I 0 0 000 300 000 I 1 1 Totals 38 6 14 Totals 35 5 JO Inning: 123456789 RHE Cardinals 100010022— 6 14 2 Mlt'kee 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1— S 10 2 SUNDAY Cardinals (1) Milwaukee. (9) Player AB RH Player AB R H Javier 400 Maye 411 Croat 300 Boiling 4 2 1 White 4' 0 1 Aaron 4 2 1 Boyer 400 Mathews 4 1 2 Muslal 300 Cllne 000 Kolb 1 0 1 Oliver 3 1 1 Altman 2 1 0 Menke 402 Flood 302 McMillan 411 McCarver 300 Crandall 400 Simmons 200 cionlnger 410 Schultz 000 Mac Kenzie 000 Totals 30 ' 1 4 Totals 35 B 9 Inning! 123456788 RHE Cardinals 000100000—1 4 2 Mll'kee 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 2 X— 9 9 0 Moss Captures Madison Tennis Tournament WOOD RIVER — Dave'Moss of Granite City, a student at Tulane University, defeated Walter Brink of Alton, 6-1, .6-1, in the finals of the First Annual Madison County Men's Tennis tournament on the Wood River Memorial courts. Moss had defeated Dan Platt and Ron-Selkirk of Alton to gain the meet finals. ' In the doubles, Moss teamed with Bob Hardy of Wood Klver to defeat Bill Logan and Rusty Toburen of Granite City, 6-1 and 6-4. Moss and Ha"rdy scored prior victories over the Milford-Platt and Gillard-Henesey teams of Alton. According to Carrol W. Carr, tournament chairman, the East, Alton-Wood-River jaycees who sponsored this year's meet plan to make the event an annual affair. PROBABLE PITCHERS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League San Francisco (Duffalo 4-0) at Philadelphia (Short 3-9), N. Houston (Farrell 10-8) at Pittsburgh (Friend 13-10), N. Only games scheduled. American League Boston (Heffner 1-3) at 1 Minnesota (Kaat 10-8 or Stigman 12-10) Only game scheduled. Regional Babe Ruth League Baseball Tournament By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ohio Valley Regional at Eau Claire, Wis. Columbus, Ohio 8, Hobart, Ind. L , Oak Lawn, 111., 11, Columbus, Ohio 2 (Oak Lawn tournament champion) Fullmer Mauled, Tiger Still Champ NEW YORK (AP)-Gefle Fullmer, mauled, bruised and badly beaten in his effort to regain the world middleweight boxing title, returned to the United Stales to mull over the possibility of retirement. "I have no plans for retiring and no plans for going on," Fullmer said Sunday night en route to his home In West Jordan, Utah. "I'm going home to talk it over with my family." > The 32-year-old fighting Mormon was cut and battered and drenched with his own blood Saturday before suffering a sevcnth- round TKO at the hands of champion Dick Tiger in Ibadati, Nigeria. His wife, Dolores, said in West Jordan shortly after the fight that she hoped Gene, a former champion, would call it quits. Mrs. Fullmer, who has refused to watch her husband fight, repeated that he had promised to retire if lie failed to beut the Nigerian champion. The fight, the first title bout ever hold In Nigeria, was sched- uled for 15 rounds but Marv Jenson, FUllmer's manager, asked that It be slopped at the end of the seventh when the bleeding Fullmer was virtually defenseless against Tiger's two-handed attack. There were no knockdowns, but Fullmer was cut over the bridge of the nose and blinded in the later rounds by a freely bleeding cut over the right eye. Mis body was marked by angry, red welts and the bruises still showed ott his face Sunday. The British referee, the only official, declined to say how he hod scored the tight but The Associated Press hnd Tiger winning every round. The Nigerian government Underwrote (he bout, putting lip $280,000 in guarantees. Fullmer was guaranteed $50,000 and $10,000 in expenses and Tiger $100,000. The fight was the third between Tiger and Fullmer. Tiger lifted the title from Gene with a 15-round decision In San Francisco last year and Ihey fought to a 15< round draw in Las Vegas earlier tills year. Rigney's Watch Won't Be the Same., Anymore LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two habits distinguish Bill Rigney of the Los Angeles Angels from the other 19 managers in the major leagues. Lynch Likes Homers, But Wants to Play PITTSBURGH (AP)-Slanming pinch-hit home runs might be Jerry Lynch's forte, but the Pittsburgh Pirate slugger would be happier if he could smash more homers as a starting outfielder. Like Sunday, for instance, when his two-run blast with two put in the last of the ninth powered.the Pirates to a dramatic 2-1 come from-behihd victory over Houston at Forbes Field. Pittsburgh was headed towards a 1-0 defeat when Lunch golfed Hal'(Skinny) Brown's low knuckle ball into 'the upper deck in right field with Bob Clemente on base. It was the 10th homer of the year for the man who earlier this season tied the major league record of 14 career pinch-hit home runs in a game against Chicago. "That was a good one to get for it won the game," Lynch smiled as he sat in the Pirate clubhouse after the game. "I really enjoy ' those, particularly since I was a starter. "Sure, I like to hit pinch-hit homers. Anybody likes toset records. But I'd much rather play regularly." Though feared, because of his vaunted power, the 33-year-old Lynch has seldom batted more than 300 times a season in his 9'/a year major league career. And he's never been "more than . a part-time regular, usually being platooned against right-handed pitchers. ..'.•>' Parnelli Jones •' i . Wins in Wisconsin MILWAUKEE (AP) — Illinois drivers finished fourth and sev enth as Indianapolis 500 winner Parnelli Jones won the 150-mile late model stock car race at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds Sunday. Roaring into a fourth-place finish was Whitey Gerken of Franklin Park. He drove a 1963 Ford to win $1,014. fn seventh place, driving a 1963 Plymouth for $536 prize money, was Herb Shannon of Peoria. Central Illinois Collegiate Baseball .League By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Galesburg 7-0, Peoria 2-4 Springfield 6-4, Charnpaign-Ur- bana 3-5 ••'..,. Bloomington 3-6, Lincoln 0-5 we've captured 8 ivrestlers for your enjoyment! John Paul Banning vs, Stan Stasiak Kathy Starr vs. Jessipei Rogers Koy Collins vs, Bobby Graham Ray Gordon vs, Rock Hunter SEE THEM AT WEST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Augujt 89, 1888, 8slS SPONSORED BV ALTON JAVCKES Store, Black's Sporting Goods, Drake Tires. First, before each game, Rig ney has n carton of milk. Second, for reasons known only j to himself, he always has 'worn his wrist watch during games. The Angnl manager no doubt will have another carton of milk Tuesday night before the Angels open a three-game scries with the Washington Senators. But, for the first time, his left wrist will likely be stark naked. His watch, like his ball club, has come apart. It was converted into a two-piece time piece Sun day when. Rigney hurled it against something hard —' possibly tin concrete wall of his dressing room —after the Angels were once again snatched from the jaws ol victory. Saturday night the Angels led the New York Yankees 1-0 after eight innings and lost' 2-1 when Bobby Richardson hit a two-run single in the ninth. Sunday the Angels-led 4-1 after eight innings and lost again. The Yankees caught lip on Elston Howard's three-run homer with twoout in the ninth, went ahead on a lOth-inning single by Hector Lopez, and won 6-4. The Angel clubhouse was closed to newsmen for 10 minutes after the game. "The boys just needed a little time to cool off," said Rigney. "And so did the manager." Bukich Stars For Bears CHICAGO (AP) — Owner-coach George Halas might have to retract that statement he made a couple of weeks ago when he said the only players sure of the jobs with the Chicago Bears were quarterback Bill Wade and end Mike Ditka. When the Bears opened their exhibition campaign with a 17-7 victory over the New York Giants, the stars were quarterback Rudy Bukich and end John Farrington. Wade ran the club the first half which ended with the Giants ahead 7-3, Chicago's only score that half was 25-yard field goal by Roger Lcclerc. Bukich took over in the second half and fired an 11-yard touchdown pass "to Farrington in the third quarter and the same combination completed a 36-yard scoring pass in the fourth quarter. Bukich is a. veteran of nine seasons in the National Football" League without being able to nail down a regular job. This might be his year. By filte ASSOClAftet) Nntltmnl tongue Batting (275 at bats) — (Sfoat, St. Louis, .343) ClemeUte, Pittsburgh, .333. Runs — Aaron, Milwaukee, 85; Mays, San Francisco, 83. Runs batted in— Aaroft, Milwaukee, 96; White, St. Louis, 82. Hits— dorat, St. Louis, 182| Pinson, Cincinnati, 154. Doubles— Groat, SU Louis, 34; Plnson, Cincinnati, 32. Triples— Pinson, Cincinnati, 13; Brock, Chicago, 9. Homo. runs-— McCovey, San Francisco, 33; Aaron, Milwaukee, 31. Stolen bases— Pinson, Cincinnati and Wills, Los Angeles, 25. Pitching (10 decisions)-"Perra- nosll, Los Angeles, 11-2, .846; Maloney, Cincinnati, 17-4, .810. Strikeouts— KoufnXj Los Angeles, 2M; Drysdsle, ' LoS Angeles, 201. , American League .. Batting (275 at bats) — Yastr- xemskl, Boston, .332; Kaiino, Detroit and Rollins, Minnesota, .315. Runs— Knllne, Detroit and Allison, Minnesota, 73. Runs batted' in— Stuart, Boston, 78; Kfili'ne, Detroit, 77. Hits— Ynstrzemskl, Boston and Knl inc. Do! roil, 1 .'!(>. Doubles— Ynstrxemskl, Boston, 32; Causey, Kansas City, 29. Triples- ^- Vprsalles, Minnesota and •Hlnton, ' WashlnRtQii, II. Hoine rnns— Stuart, Boston, 28; Killcbrav, Minnesota, 2G. Stolen bases — Apuricio, Baltimore, 28; Hinton, Washington, 20. Pitching (10 decisions)— Bouton, New York, 15-5, .750; Radatz, Boston. .12-4, .750, Strikeouts — Bunning, Detroit, 144;, Chicago, 140. Polish Hall Slow Pitch Titlist at GC GRANITE CITY - Polish Hall of Madison won the State Slow Pitch Softball Tournament Sunday night at Wilson Park, beating the Sportsman's Club of Madison, 7-5. Polish Hail will now represent Illinois in the World Tournament at Jones Beach, Now York, Aug. 81-Scpt. 1-2. Approximately 48 loams will take part in the New .York tourney. Sportsman's Club necessitated a second "championship" game by beating Polish Hall 'in the first "championship" game Sunday night, 8-3. The two Alton entries, Mold Shop No. 2 and .Mold Shop No. 1, were eliminated Saturday afternoon. Mold Shop No. 2 dropped a 21-6 decision to Ernie & Annie's of Granite City and East: St. Louis ousted Mold Shop No. 1, 14-5. BASEBALL HEROES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATTING - Jerry Lynch, Pirates, hit two-run homer with tyvo out in last of ninth to give Pirates a 2-1 victory over Houston. PITCHING - Tony Cloninger, Braves, struck out 11 Cardinals while pitching a four-hitter for eighth victory. 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