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PAUfc, ALTON MUNlMY, AUGUST 19, atafliattdgifltQagXIlB^^ g=g--=^--ir-'—-"-— -—-~—~~—:—^^_^___^______^^^^_—__ ;^MjB^, A Alt-Wood, Peoria Annex State Meet Games / .."••-.....,..... t ..•-.. t .^yy BMMM lli^aM Rappe Snuffs Chiefs^ 4-0; Naab Winner — Alt-Wood, Hymbaugh Motors of Peltin and Peoria Palmer House won games Sat* urday night in the Class A Amateur Softball Association State Tournament at the Chitted dab- grounds. In the feature game of the evening, the middle one of the three- game program, Rip Rappe and Alt-Wood blanked the Alton Jackson Chiefs, 4-0. Hymbaugh Motors had to go nine Innings to edge Qulncy, 4-2, and Palmer House eliminated the Young Democrats ot Sptingfleld, 4-1, in the other contests. Rappe and Henry Deal of the Chiefs hooked up in a scoreless duel for five innings before Alt- Wood got to Deal for three runs to ice the game. Stan Fincher started the fatal sixth with a leadoff triple down the right field line. He scored on John Boverie's sacrifice fly to center. With two outs, Glen Wintjen reached first on Roger Smith's error. Buddy Noll hit safely and both runners scored seconds later on Wayne Simpson's single up the middle. Fincher padded the -lead with a homer with two oats in < the seventh. The Chiefs had good opportunities to score. They put two men on in the first with one out but couldn't score. They did the same thing ; in the bottom of the fifth but failed again. .-.* Rappe gave up 'five hits, struck; out nine and walked two. j Deal, rolteved by Archie Crochett in the sixth, gave up three hits, walked none and struck out two. Crotcbett gave up a hit, walked none and whiffed one. Pekin tied the score with two runs in the bottom of the seventh then won the game in the ninth frame when' first baseman Don Hasler hit a two-run homer to oust Qirincy. Qvrincy had taken a 2-0 lead in the first inning and nursed it successfully for six and two-thirds innings before the roof caved in. Two errors allowed the tying runs to score for Pekin. With one gone in the ninth, Bob Barker singled and Hasler followed with a blast over the left center field fence for the win. Dick Geier, who relieved Hez Meints in the ninth inning, was the winning pitcher. Don Stutsman, 'who took over lor Ralph Nickeil in the ninth frame and was touched for Haslets homer, was the loser. ' Qntncy colelcted 10 hits, but couldn't produce in the clutch. Pekin managed only five hits. Bob Naab bested Ducky Reed in the Palmer House - Young Democrats game. Naab gave up four hits, struck put 11 and walk ed two. Reed struck out 10 and walked none. Palmer Hoase got to Reed to the first inning with a pair of runs. Gene Morse doubled and scored on Don Ehrett's •ingle. Ehrett later scored on P. L. Garrison's single, Palmer House added single markers in the third and fifth frames for insurance. HOT CORNER ACTION GODFREY — Roger Smith of the Chiefs slides safely into third base in third inning action Saturday night against Alt-Wood hi the State Softball meet at the Onized clubgrounds. Tak- ing the throw is third baseman Russ Davis. Umpire in the foreground is Joe Przada. The Chiefs were eliminated from the tourney by a 4-0 count. — George Horton photo. Dodgers Thump Mets Twice, Lead Up to 6 Alt-Wood (4) Chiefs (0) Player AB R HPlayer AB R H Wlntjeo 3 1 0 Smith 302 Noll 3 1 1 Carey 3 0 1 Simpson 301 Watklns 200 Metz 300 Burmester 201 West 300 Calvin 200 Davis 300 Ebbeler 300 Fincher 322 Finn 300 Boverie 200 Palermo 3 0 1 Rappe 300 Deal 1 0 0 Croichett 000 SchUlinger 100 •Totals Inning: Alt-Wood Chi-Is 26 4 4 Totals 1234567 23 0 5 RHE 0000031—4 4 0 0000000—0 5 2 State Tourney Resumes Play NextWeekend GODFREY — Rain has forced postponement of action in the Class A Amateur Softball Assod ation State Tournament at the Onized clubgrounds. Sunday's four - game program was washed out and today's scheduled games have been rained out. lite tournament will resume Friday night when Pekin meets Granite City at 7:49 and Sbotat Club of Peoria tengjw with Poland at 9:15. Saturday night at 7:45 Att-Wood plays the wtonejr o| the She-Kat Deland epotest and at 9:15 Peoria Palmer House meets the wto ner ot the Pekin-Granits Citj game. will be played Sunday nJjfct «4 g o'clock. Charles McCord, State Com rniwtoner pJ! the ASA. was ed to postpone Sunday's game cause <rf rein. The " ite City and Swtw games were to b»ve «J tQOJght- By JIM BECKER Associated Press Sports Writer Hardly a Dodger is left who emembers Bobby Thomson's ome run at the Polo Grounds. The current crop, safely settled n Los Angeles, has nothing but ond memories of the battered id ball vard on the HnrJpm River 1iere the hapless New York lets play friendly host. Dodger hearts grew tonder of e place Sunday as the National ^eague leaders played their last two games ever at t he Polo rounds, won them both, stretched their lead to .six full games and 'salvaged a road trip lat had started in a fashion haky enough to -recall 1951, here Thomson homered them ut of the flag. The scores were 7-0 and 3-2, to omplete the four-game sweep in ie park which will be torn down ir a bousing project at the end this season. That made it eight straight for the Dodgers in New ork, and gave them a 10-6 rec- rd for the road trip. The San Francisco Giants and he St. Louis Cards, locked in second place, were rained out. liey will try to get the game in oday, before the Cards invade .0s Angeles for a crucial set. In other National Leapue games te Chicago Cubs dealt the pen- ant hopes of the Cincinnati Reds crushing blow with a double actory, 2-1 and 4-0. The Philadel- hia Phils won their seventh traight, 3-1 over Pittsburgh, and ie Milwaukee Braves took their jxth in seven gomes, 3-2 over Houston. In the American League, the ew York Yankees opened their iggest lead in uear'y two years sota 7-3, Kansas City edged Baltimore 5-4 and Detroit took Los Angeles 3-2. Don Drysdale threw a three-hitter for the Dodgers in the opener with the Mets for his 16th victory- The hits were all singles, he did not walk a man and no Met got past first Lase. Doug Camilli's two-run homer in the second off loser Al Jackson was all the margin Drysdale needed. Rookie Dick Calmus, a 19-year- old right-hander, pitched five innings of one-bit relief to win the nightcap. Pete Richert, who start- ed, was lifted for a pinch hitter in the fifth. Warren Spahn won his 342nd career victory against the Colts, as he scattered seven hits and ran vis season mark to 15-5. —10^ games — with 8-2 and 8-4 ictories over the Chic-ago White Sox, while Cleveland leal Boston •4, Washington whipped Minne- Class B Meet Resumes On Tuesday If weather permits the Class B Amateur Softball Association Regional Tournament will resume play Tuesday night at Wat- ertower. Action was suspended over the weekend while the Class A tournament was being held at the Onized clubgrounds in Godfrey. Two losers' bracket games will be played Tuesday night. At 7:30, Town Club of Alton meets Bob and Lee's of Alton. At 8:45, Whitelaw Ave. Baptist Church of Wood River plays Bushy's of Wood River. No action is slated for Wednesday night because of the Alton Lakers' game against CollinsvUle at 8:30, but play will resume Thursday night. At 7:30, Jerseyville will take on P. N. Hirsch of Kane in a losers' bracket contest.. At 8:45 the only two unbeaten teams remaining in the meet, Brighton and Gillespie, will collide. Mo/or league| STANDINGS National League W. L. Pet. G.B. Los Angeles St. Louis ... San Francisco Philadelphia Cincinnati .. Chicago .... Milwaukee . Pittsburgh 74 48 68 54 68 54 67 58 67 61 64 59 64 60 61 61 Houston 46 79 .607 .557 .557 .536 .523 .520 .516 11 .500 13 .368 <esv York 39 84 .317 35>i Saturday's Results Los Angeles 3, New York 2 Cincinnati 2, Chicago 1 St. Louis 8. San Francisco 7 (10 innings) Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 3 Milwaukee 4, Houston 1 Sunday's Remits Milwaukee 3, Houston % Philadelphia 3, Pittsburgh 1 San Francisco at St. Louis, postponed, rain Chicago 2-4, Cincinnati 1-0 • Los Angeles 7-3, New York 2-0 Today** Games San Francisco at St. Louis New York at Philadelphia (N) Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games New York at Philadelphia, Pittsburgh at Chicago Cincinnati at Houston (N) St. Louis At Loe Angeles (N) Milwaukee at Sao Francisco (N) I American League W. L. Pet. G.B. New York 78 43 Chicago ...... 68 54 Minnesota .... 6S 54 Baltimore .... 6S 57 Boston ....... 59 62 Cleveland .... 59 64 Detroit ....... 55 65 Los Angeles .. 57 69 54 66 45 77 Kansas City Washington .645 — .557 .557 .544 12 .4S8 19 .480 20 .458 22V1 .452 2314 .450 23% .369 33'/2 Saturday's Results Boston 10, Cleveland 3 Chicago 2, New York 0 Washington 10, Minnesota 0 Baltimore 6, Kansas City 1 Detroit 6, Los Angeles 1 Sunday's Results Detroit 3, Los Angeles 2 Washingion 7, Minnesota 3 Cleveland 7, Boston 4 Kansas City 5, Baltimore 4 New York 8-8, Chicago 2-4 Today's Games Cleveland at Boston (N) Only game scheduled Tuesday'* Game* Washington at Kansas City, : (twi-night) Minnesota at Detroit (N) Los Angeles at Baltimore (N) Cleveland at New Yorfc (N) Chicago at Boston (N) Packers Look Like Powerhouse of QM Dallas, 31-10 By BOB GREEN Associated Press Sports Writer The National Football league, its hopes bolstered by a bunch of college boys, sent up two trial balloons ih"search of a new champion. The Green Bay Packers shot them down, calmly, methodically and quite thoroughly. So It now looks like chapter three'in the saga of the two-time champions from Wisconsin, with or without Paul Hornung. There were many who thought the chinks were showing in the Green Bay armor when they were surprised by the College All-Stars in the annual game at Chicago. But the Packers bounced back against Pittsburgh 27-7 in an exhibition game a week later and looked like the terrors of old in 31-10 romp 3ver the hopeful Cowboys in the Cotton Bowl at Dallas Saturday. Probably the most impressive feature of the Packer performance was the running of fullback Jim Taylor. He gave his ailing knee its first heavy test and reported .it fine and dandy. He picked up 86 yards on 12 rushing attempts and picked up another 16 on one pass reception. In other NFL games, the New York Giants rallied for a 24-21 edge over Detroit and Baltimore routed the Browns 21-7 in a uni- Ron Harris Named Coach At Canton JC Ron Harris, former basketball coach at Edwardsville High, has been appointed head basketball coach at Canton Junior College. Harris won 31 games and lost 39 in his three-year stay at Edwardsville, from which he resigned this June. Last year, the Tigers finished third in the Southwestern Conference behind Collinsville and Belleville and ran up a 16-7 overall record. Joe Lucco, long-time coach at Edwardsville, replaced Harris. The 28-year-old Harris will have a rebuilding job'to do at Canton, a school which ran up a 22-4 record a year ago. The majority of the squad has graduated. Harris will also teach American history and physical education. mie doubleheader that drew record football crowd oi 83,218 to* 6 Cleveland's Municipal Stadium and Minnesota whipped the Los Angeles Rams 27-3 at Los Angeles. In American Football League action, Kansas City's defending champion Chiefs .vhlpped Oak- and 35-21 at Seattle and Denver's Jroncos handed the Snn Diego Chargers their first exhibition loss ever, 21-25, at D,anver. Cards Keep Eye on Rain, Meet Giants ST. LOUlS (AP)—The St. Louis Cardinals are hopeing the weatherman will give them a better break today than he did Sunday, when the Cardinals and the San FVancisco Giants were rained out. The umpires waited for more than two hours in hopes that the showers would subside over Busch Stadium, buf to no avail, flain continued to come first in a downpour and then in an agonizing drizzle. Cardinal officials said 21,000 'ans, many from out-of-state, had •o go home without having a chance to see if the Cardinals could sweep the three-game series and get an undisputed hold on second place. Players in both dressing rooms waited anxiously to see if the New York Mets could help them, but the Mets dropped a doubleheader to the league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers are now six full games ahead. In today's game, Bob Gibson (13-7) will face the Giants' Jack Sanford (12-12). Earl Dancy Gets Grant To Western Earl Dancy, a 1963 graduate of Alton High School, has received an athletic scholarship to Western Illinois University in Macomb. The 6-4, 210-pounder has received offers from Peru College in Nebraska, McKendree College of Lebanon and stout State Col- ege in Wisconsin before decid- ng on Western Illinois. A two-year letterman on the gridiron, the busk)' end also received numerous letters of interest from such institutions as the universities o f Colorado and Kansas. A stellar rebounder and scorer or the cage Redbirds, the tall center averaged better than 10 x>ints per game and was selected to the Telegraph All-District :eam. Dancy plans to restrict h i s athletic participation to basketball for Stix Morley's Leathernecks. BASEBALL HEROES TOP Major League Stars By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PITCHING—Don Drysdale and Dick Calmus, Dodgers, winners as the National League leaders downed the New York Mets 7-0 and 3-2. Drysdale allowed just three singles in the opener while Calmus yielded only one single in five innings of relief in the second game. BATTING - Elston Howard, Yankees, collected a homer, dou ble, two singles and a sacrifice fly in the second game of a doubleheader sweep over the Chicago mite Sox. The Yanks won 8-3 and 8-4. SraftlJ«Bore Record SUHJU East Germany (AP) Traian Cogut ot Romania bet tared the world free sroaJWjore record Sunday at an Internationa shooting competition with 1,160 points. By THE ASSOCIATEDPRESS National League Batting (275 at bats) — Groat, .344; Gonzalez, Philadelphia, and Clemente, Pittsburgh, .327. Runs — Aaron, Milwaukee, 91; Flood, St. Louis, 88. Runs batted in—Aaron, Milwaukee, 102; White, St. Louis, 89. Hits —' Groat, St. Louis, 168; Pinson, Cincinnati, 166. Doubles—Groat, St. Louis, 36; Pinson, Cincinnati, and .Gonzalez, Philadelphia 33. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 13; Gonzalez, Philadelphia, 10. Home runs — McCovey, San Francisco, 34; Aaron, Milwaukee, 32. SATURDAY San Fran (7) . St. Louis (8) Player AB R HPlayer AB R H 510 Flood 532 000 Groat 301 000 White '511 000 Boyer 301 100 Altman 500 412 James 501 200 Kolb 0 1 0 600 Javier 422 422 McCarver 512 422 Broglio 300 512 Shantz 000 201 Burdette 000 000 Sawatski 1 0 0 501 Schultz 000 300 Musial Kuenn Larsen Hoeft Bolin Pierce Hlller Pagar McCovey Mays Bailey Alou Haller Cepeda Bowman 1 0 1 Stolen bases—Wills, Los Angeles, 26; Pinson and Robinson, Cincinnati, 25. Pitching (10 decisions)—Perra noski, Los Angeles, 13-2, .867; McBean, Pittsburgh, 12-3. .800. Strikeouts—Koufax, Los Angeles, 223; Drysdale, Los Angeles 214. American League Batting (275 at bats)—Yastr- zemski, Boston, .335; Kaline, Detroit, .318. Runs — Yastrzemski, Boston, and Tresh, New York, 76. Runs batted in—Stuart, Boston, 88; Kaline, Detroit, 80. Hits—Yastrzemski, Boston, 146; Kaline, Detroit, 143. Doubles—Yastrzemski, Boston, 34; Causey, Kansas City, 29. Triples — Versalles, Minnesota, and Hinton, Washington, 11. Home runs—Stuart, Boston, 30; Killebrew, Minnesota, 28. Stolen bases — Aparick), Baltimore, 30; Hinton. Washington, 2L Pitching (10 decisions) — Radatz, Boston, 12-4. .730; Ford, New York, 17-6, .739. Strikeouts — Burning, Detroit, 151; Barber, Baltimore, 146. Trapsboot Starts VANDAWA, Ohio (AJP) - The world's largest clay target event, the week-long 64th grand American Trapshoo*, opened here todjy with marksmen from practically everywhere firing in a 16-yard event. Marichal Davenport 100 Totals 42 7 lOToials 40 8 11 Inning 12345678 910 R H E San F. 0021060220— 7 10 2 St. L. 0103001021—8113 Pettit, Hagan, Wilkens Sign Haivk Contracts ST. LOUIS (AP)—The St. Louis Hawks of the National Basketbal Association announced today the signing of Bob Pettit, Cliff Hagan and Len Wilkens. Pettit, 30, who annually leads the Hawks in scoring ind rebounding, will be starting his 10th year with the club. The 6-foot-9 forward has scored over 17,000 career points, and has been named to the All-Star team nine straight years He also has been chosen the league's most valuable player twice. Pettit and Hagan are the onl> players left from the world championship team of 1957-58. Hagan, 31, a 6-foot-4 forward has averaged over 20 points four times and scored at a 15.5 clip last season. He has been namec to the NBA All-Star team five times. Wilkens, 24, a clever playmaker, is the third Hawk ii. terms of length of service although he is starting only bis fourth year with the club. The 6-foot-l Wilkens, averaged 11.6 points a game last season and was named to the Ail- Star team for the first time. FIRST RUN GODFREY — Stan Fincher of Alt- Boverie's sacrifice fly. Later, Fincher Wood slides across home plate safely homered. Stretching for the throw Is with the first run of the game against catcher Ralph Bbbeler of the Chiefs, the Alton Jackson Chiefs in the cfass A With his back to the camera s pitcher State Softball Tournament Saturday Hank Deal. The umpire Is Steve Hor- night. Fincher had opened the sixth in- vath. Alt-Wood was a 4-0 winner.— ning by tripling. He scored on John —George Hoi-ton, photo. Yanks Widen Lead; <» Biggest Since 1958 By JIM HACKLEMAN Associated Press Sports Writer It had all the makings of a real tough one. Fourteen games in 13 days, bouncing back and forth from one coast to the other on a hectic road trip covering 7,000 miles. But- for the New York Yankees, it was a pleasure jaunt that turned the American League race into even more of a runaway. They capped the journey Sun- da v with a doubleheader sweep | Into a tin for second with the Mln- at Chicago, giving them a neat 10-4 mark for the trip that carried them to Washington, to Los Angeles and back to Boston before the four-game windup at Comiskey Park. By whipping the White Sox 8-2 and 8-4, the Yanks built their league lead to games— the biggest margin they've had at this stage of the season since 1958. The double loss dropped Chicago Billy Casper Snaps Out of Doldrums, • ' ' (V N, Wins Tournament HARTFORD, - Conn. (AP)-For three months, Billy Casper, a round man from Bonlta, Calif., suffered pain and anxiety from a hand injury. In the final round of the Tournament of Champions on May 5, he put his 210 pounds into a drive. Two Records Fall in YMCA Weight Meet Two records were set in the Second Annual YMCA Weightlifting Meet at the Alton YMCA Saturday where 19 strongmen competed Ted Frank of V Belleville broke the old mark, of another Belleville lifter when he hefted the bar 815 pounds. Allan Beeves set the record a year ago with a lift of 735 pounds. Leonard Friesz of the Columbia (Mo.) weightlifting club hoisted the bar 835 pounds to break his own mark of 810 set in May of this year. Other winners included Jack Lavin in the 123 - pound class with a lift of 475 pounds; Art Tarwater of Columbia in the 132- pound division with a lift of 550 (xxinds; and Tom Roberts of Mc- duer High in the 148 - pound Khoury League Playoff Game BRIGHTON ~ Shipman and Brighton midget Khoury -League baseball teams, tied for first place in the western division ol Macoupin County, will meet in the play - off game at 5 p.m Tuesday at Brighton Khoury Park. Buford Sample is manager c4 the Brighton team. W. F. Stou- fee the Shipman nine. In the Class D division In Southern Illinois competition, Brighton has defeated Jerseyville and New Athens and is scheduled to meet a team from the East St. Louia area next Something gave. He found himself with an inflamed tendon sheath in his left hand. For many weeks since the accident, Casper wasn't able to grip golf club. The 32-year-old Californian, a ormer U.S. Open champion, wondered whether his golf career md ended. But one day the hard began to respond to medical treatment and after a few practice sessions, he accepted a challenge to play Jack *Jicklaus in an exhibition. The land hurt a little, but he shot a Deciding to test the hand in PGA ournament play again, he en- ered the $40,000 Insurat.ee City Dpen and won top money, $6,400. The tourney ended Sunday. Casper, with a 13-under par 271, downed big George Bayer, the hird round leader, by a stroke. Wes Ellis, who set the pace in the first and second rounds, was hird with 275, and Doug Ford was fourth with 277. The victory brought Billy's ca reer earnings to $272,229. Bayer collected $3,600, Ellis $2,500 and Ford $2,200. Jack Nicklaus,: the PGA und Masters champ, picked up $1,675 for his 278 and National Open king Julius Boros got $960 for his 28] over the par 72, 6,515-yarc WethersJield Country Club course with a hoist of 520 pounds. In the 181 • pound division both Ron Mlllard of Peoria and Jini Matlock of Decatur lifted 685 pounds but Millard, with a lighter body weight, was awarded first place. Frank McGraw of Alton edged Allan Smithers of the Peoria Y in a tight duel in the heavy weight class. The lead changet hands several times during the day before McGraw finally won with a lift of 750 pounds to 745 for Smithers. Memphis State University jus won't give up. The Tigers have lost all 17 football games played With Mississippi. Mutual Funds HHBEKRHBMBH' A*k fpr HAROLD 0. HUBER — 4*14881 Chrysler • Plymouth • Valianl forest in <mj atw oqd ftnrjtgg attei (6f our RATHGEB^ BRIGHTON DIAL W 2-334* FOI IVINJN5 AfPOJNTMINT nesota Twins, who were trimmed by Washington 7-3. Detroit shaded the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 behind Don Mossi's nifty relief pitching. Home runs by Jose Azcue and Willie Kirk- and helped Cleveland over Boston 7-4 and Kansas City held off 3altimore 5-4. The Los Angeles Dodgers boost- '.' ed their lead in the National League and extended their winning string to five games with a sweep over the New York Mets, 7-0 and 3-2. They are six games ahead of the St, Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants, whose meeting at St. Louis was rained out. • The Chicago Cubs took a pair from Cincinnati 2-1 and 4-0; wondrous Warren Spahn won the 342nd of his career, pitching Milwaukee over Houston 3-2; and Philadelphia made it seven .,, straight victories, beating Pittsburgh 3-1. The Yankees, 27-25 on the roaad before the latest trip, jumped ahead early in both games before the capacity crowd of 44,659 at Comiskey Park and never let the White Sox get too close. Bobby Richardson had three Yankee hits in the opener and drove in. three runs in'the second • which - was highlighted by Elston Howard's -4-for-4 performance—a' homer, 'a double, two singles a sacrifice' fly. Ralph Terry won his 14th and Jim Bouton ;his 16th, but both right-handers needed relief help, Ray Herbert and Joel Horlen were the losers. The Tigers climbed into seventh place < ahead of the Angels. D& 1 - troit "starter Al Koch delivered '," two hits and drove in the deciding run in the fourth, but gave way to Mossi in the bottom of Hie inning and the veteran lefty blanked the Angels the rest of the " way. Tiger rookie Gates Brown \yent4-for-4 with a triple and three singles. 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