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ALTON EVENING WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28,1963 Speedy Scot Heads Hani ho Field Today % CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press SpoHs Writer DU QUOIN, 111. (AP)-A field of 10 colts and 4 fillies—some of them just recovering from weakening virus infections — appeared set for the $115,588 Hambletonl- an Stake today. The blue ribbon fixture for 3- year-old trotters will carry the sixth richest purse since its 1926 beginning, with $56,619 going to the winner and prize money through five places. A record crowd of about 40,000 was expected in the Du Quoin State Fairground, where parimu- tuel betting is prohibited by state law. The overwhelming 2-5 favorite on the unofficial line was Speedy Scot, the juvenile trolling champion of 1962 owned by Castleton Farm, Lexington, Ky., and trained and driven by Canadian- born Ralph Baldwin, 47. Speedy Scot, winner of five out of six starts this season and $182,- 091 in two years, is given chance by harness racing experts to break the Hambletonian mile record of 1:58 2-5 by Harlan Dean in 1961. Cheer Honey, top trotting filly as a 2-year-old, has been wearing an improvised oxygen mask twice daily since getting a virus infection last weekend. B. F. CoaltoWn, second choice with Cheer Honey al 4-1, also ha been breathing medicated oxygen for a throat infection that he had a month ago. Other Hambletonian starters who had virus trouble earlier in the season include Diggs Dell, Bluff Hanover, Careless Hanover anl Filter. Another trotter who may be under par is Star Act, who has been suffering from a bone chip in her left knee. The Hambletonian is raced in mile heats an hour apart. The first will go off at 2:30 p.m., EST. The first horse to win two heats is the champion. Downing, Bouton Blank Bosox Twice By BOB GREEN Associated Press Sports Writer Two young arms—one left, one right—are the seals on the Yankee dynasty. They belong to New York pitchers Al Downing, 22, a lefty, anc Jim Bouton, 24, a right-hander Between them they contain the promise of Yankee domination of the American League for years to come. Sunday, Downing had a no-hitter going for seven innings and finished with a two-hit shutout, running his record to 10-4. It was Bouton's turn Tuesday. He had a no-hitter for eight innings, and finished with a two-hit, 5-0 shut- Bouton Really Wanted No-Hit Game With Sox By JOE REICHLER Associated Press Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP)—Jim Bouton, the new right-handed ace of the New York Yankees, will have none of this nonsense of shrugging off the lost chance for a no-hitter. "I really wanted it," Bouton barked in the dressing room after a lead-off, ninth-inning single by pinch hitter Russ Nixon of Boston spoiled his bid for a hitless game at Yankee Stadium Tuesday night. "I knew from the start that I had a chance and I was really bearing down from the fourth inning on. "But I made a stupid pitch to Nixon. The situation called for a breaking pitch but like a dope 1 threw him a fast ball. I figured I'd fool him." Nixon's hit, a clean smash through the middle of the infield, was followed immediately by a lined single to right by Gary Geiger but Bouton settled down to retire the side without any scoring and won 5-0 for his 18th victory. The 24-year-old Bouton still was berating himself long after Ralph Terry followed his performance with a five-hitter for a 3-0 Yankee triumph and a double shutout for the American League leaders. Bouton, after permitting two first inning baserunners on an error and a walk, had retired 22 in a row when Nixon balled in the ninth for relief pitcher Jack La- mabc. But he still svanted that no- hitter. "I remember pitching one for Bloom Township High School in Chicago Heights, 111., in the state tournament back in 1957," Bouton said. "But in three years in the minors I didn't even pitch a shut out, let alone a no-hitter. "If I had to, I would have taken that liner Nixon hit in my mouth I would have deserved it, too." out, running his record to 18-6, best on the Yankee staff. Ralph Terry, at 27, old only by comparison, finished off the twi night doubleheader against Boston with a five-hit, 3-0 job. It was his 15th victory and stretched the Yankees' bulging league lead to 12 ! /2 games. In other AL games, Chicago pulled into a share of second place with idle Minnesota by beating Cleveland 6-1, Kansas City edged Baltimore 2-1 in 10 innings and Detroit topped Los Angeles 4-1 in the only games scheduled. The twin shutouts by Bouton and Terry were the third and fourth in the Yanks' last five games. The Yankee staff has al- owed only two runs in the last 51 innings, both in a 2-1, 12-inning loss to Chicago in the second game of a Sunday doubleheader. Bouton is one of the big surprises. He had only a 7-7 record ast season, started this year in the bullpen and has blossomed nto the Yanks' No. 1 right- lander. The hard-throwing youngster lad allowed only two base runners and had retired 22 men in order before Boston pinch hitter Russ Nixon singled past his ear eading off the ninth. Bouton let down a mil after that and Gary Geiger followed with another single, but he got out of t without trouble. The Yanks gave him all the backing he needed with two first- nning runs on singles by Bobby Richardson and Elston Howard and doubles by Tom Tresh and Hector Lopez. The White Sox' Dave Nicholson struck out four times, setting a major league season record of 144, but Tom McCraw and Pete Ward each drove in two runs with a homer and single in Chicago's victory over the Indians. Bob Goalby Defends Title DENVER (AP) — Touring pro ;olfers attack the Denver Country club's tree-lined, narrow fair- ivays today in a pro-amateur :uneup for the start Thursday of the $40,000 Denver Open. Bob Charles, the left-handed British Open champion, headed a field of 147 pros. Top money winners Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Julius Boros have other commitments. Bob Goalby, winner of the 1962 Denver Open, said after a practice tour of the 6,774-yard, par 35-35— 70 course that he thought the winning score this time would beat his three-under-par 277 a year ago After two rounds Thursday anc Friday the field will be cut to the low 65 pros, plus ties, and 10 amateurs for the final rounds Sat urday and Sunday. Major teaguej STANDINGS 58 58 61 66 69 69 73 72 83 .554 .554 .541 .484 .481 .473 .451 .446 .366 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League W. L. Pet. G.B. New York .... 85 46 .649 Minnesota .... 72 Chicago ...... 72 Baltimore .... 72 Detroil ....... 62 Cleveland .... 64 Boston ....... 62 Los Angeles . . 60 Kansas City . . 58 Washington .. 48 Tuesday's Results Detroit 4, Los Angeles 1 Chicago 6, Cleveland 1 Kansas City 2, Baltimore 1 innings) New York 5-3, Boston 0-0 Today's Games K"nsas City at Baltimore (N) Boston a I New York Los Angeles at Detroit Chicago at Cleveland (2 twi- night) Thursday'*" GUIIIOD Los Angeles al Detroit Chicago at Cleveland (N) Minnesota at Washington (2) Boston at New York 12'/i 12 '/a 14 21 '/22 23 26 26>/ 2 37 (10 National Leuguo W. L. Pet. G.B Los Angeles .. 78 52 .600 — St. Louis 72 59 .550 6 1 / San Francisco 72 59 .550 6 1 , Philadelphia . 71 61 .538 8 Milwaukee ... 70 62 .530 9 Cincinnati 70 65 .519 10' Chicago 67 63 .515 11 Pittsburgh ... 66 63 .512 1H Houston 49 83 .371 30 New York .... 41 89 .315 37 Tuesday's Results Chicago 4, Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 2, New York 1 Milwaukee 3, Houston 2 Los Angeles 3, Cincinnati 2 San Francisco 7, St. Louis 2 Today's Gamos Cincinnati at Los Angeles (N) New York at Pittsburgh (N) Philadelphia at Chicago Milwaukee al Houston (N) St. Louis at San Francisco Tlmrt>duy'« Games New York at Pittsburgh '(N) Philadelphia at Chicago San Francisco at Los Angele (N) Only games scheduled CLASS B CHAMPIONS Here arc the 1963 Class B Regional Softball cham- Sam Davis and Junior Crotchett. Back row, left to pious, the Brighton Merchants. They won the title right, Allan Fricker, Dick Well, Ernie Hasten, Glen Tuesday night at VVatertower by thumping Gillespie, Strohbeck, John Reno, Jerry Weidner, Earl Sauer- 13-0. Front row, left to right, Jim Burk; Cliff Daw- wein, Jack Howard and Paul Fenton. — Don Hayes son, Clem Wendle, Manager Tom Baker, Dave Davis, photo. Grid Cards Release Vet Ted Bates LAKE FOREST — The St. Lous Football Cardinals got down to he required 43 players Tuesday )y releasing veteran linebacker Ted Bates, two rookies and plac- ng two players on the waiver list as injured players. Kates' release came as a big surprise. He was the Big Hed's regular linebacker for the past two seasons. However, late lust season he lost his starting job to Garland Boyette. Boyette and rookie Larry Stalings of Georgia Tech are fighting lor the linebacking post with Stalings currently holding the edge. The Tech graduate will get a starting shot at the Chicago 3ears Saturday night at Chicago al Soldier Field. The two rookies released were defensive back Monk Bailey and defensive end Ed Scrutchins. Waived as injured were guard John Wittenborn and rookie Dave Meggysey. The Big Red now has 48 players, 23 of whom are offensive players and 20 on defense. Eleven of those re- rmiining are rookies \v i t li seven on offense and four on defense. The Cardinals must reduce heir squad to 40 players next Tuesday and get down to 37 by Sept. 10, four days before the start of the regular season at Dalas Saturday night Sept. 14, Cards Lose, Now Share Second Place SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The minted San Francisco power might have turned out the St. Cardinals pennant beacon or the 1963 season. Three consecutive home runs— nitiated by Willie Mays' 400th major league career wallop- vaulted the Giants into a 7-2 decision Tuesday night. The San Francisco victory moved the Giants nto a second place lie with the Cardinals. The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 and now lead by 6Vi games with less than five weeks to play. The Giants took a 3-0 lead in :he second inning off starter Curt Simmons (11-9), then iced the contest in the third with the home run barrage. Back-to-back circuit clouts by Mays (No. 32), Orlando Cepeda (No. 21) and Felipe Alou (No. 16) gave Jack Sanford (13 12) plenty of breathing room. Sanford lost a shutout in the eighth inning when George Altman's single was followed by a home run by Julian Javier (No.7). Bob Gibson (14-7) was scheduled to pitch for Ihe Cardinals today against Billy O'Dell (11-6). PROBABLE PITCHERS By THK ASSOCIATED I'KKSS National League Cincinnati (Maloney 18-6) at Los Angeles (Podrc.s 11-9) (N) New York (Jackson 8-15) at Pittsburgh (Cardwell 12-12) (N) Philadelphia (Short 5-10) at Chi' cago (Toth 5-8) Milwaukee (Cloninger 8-8) at Houston (Farrell 10-10) (N) St. Louis (Gibson 14-7) at San Francisco (O'Dell 11-6) Ainorieuii League Kansas City (Wickersham 10-11) at Baltimore (Pappas 12-8) (N) Boston (Wilson 9-14) al New York (Ford 18-7) Los Angeles (Chance 11-15) at Detroit (Lary 3-6) Chicago (Herbert 11-9) and Pizarro 15-8 or Fisher (3-8) at Cleveland (Ramos 6-6 and Donovan 1010) 2, twi-night Only games. Brighton Nine Wins Class B Title, 13-0 Brighton won the championship of the 1963 Amateur Softball Association Class B Regional Tournament Tuesday night at Waterlower by drubbing Gillespie, 13-0, in the championship game. struck out four. Watertowcr had only one hit in the first five innings. Mann struck out eight, gave up six hits and walked two. Dave Musgrave drove in Andy Bray with a single in the first in- Brighton went through the 16- ning to give Gillospie its first team double elimination tourney run. unbeaten. Gillespie got into the title game by edging Waterlow- er, 2-0, in the first game Tuesday night. Both teams now advance to the state tournament at Macomb. Gillespie sees action Thursday night at 9 o'clock against the run- nerup of the Springfield tourney. Brighton draws a bye the first round and plays Sunday morning at 9 o'clock against the Macomb- Peoria winner. A total of 24 teams are entered at Muconih. The meet begins tonight. T li e tourney concludes Monday night at 8 o'clock with the title tilt. Brighton, after scoring a run in the first inning on Clem Wendie's homer, tallied six times in the second frame to ice the game early. Jerry Weidner hurled the first five innings for Brighton and got credit for the win. John Reno pitched the final two. Weidner struck out eight and gave up all three hits. Reno whiffed three. Dick Well had a homer /or the winners, also. Jim Jones was the starting and losing pitcher for Gillespie. Tom Campbell finished up. In the semi-final game, Campbell gave Watertower four hits in besting Felix Mann. Campbell Gillospic scored its second run in the fifth frame when Harold Stokes scored from third us the third strike got nway from the Watertower catcher. Trophies were presented to the winning teams following the title game by Gene Storm, tournament director. CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Gillespie (0) Brighton (13) Player AB R H Player AB R H Bray 300 Wendle 333 Musurave 3 0 0 B. Davis 2 1 0 Brown 300 Fenton 420 Parmen- Dawson 422 tier 202 Reno 000 Hlafka 3 0 1 Well 322 White- Howard 3 0 1 house 200 Kasten 310 Lancaster 1 0 0 Burk 3 0 1 Stokes 1 0 0 S. Davis 1 1 0 Campbell 1 0 0 Fricker 4 1 2 Jones 300 Weidner 400 Martin Wilson Totals Inning: Gillespie Brighton 1 0 0 200 25 0 3 Totals 1234567 Wntertower (0) 34 13 11 R H E 0000000—0 3 4 160321 x—13 U 1 SEMI-FINAL Gillespie (2) Player AB R H Player AB R H D. Anderson Gonzales Mann Admire Wittman Turner Bechtold Bray 3 1 1 3 0 1 Musgrave 2 0 1 300 Brown 300 Parmen- 3 0 1 tier 300 Hlafka 3 0 1 Whlte- 000 house W. Ander- Campbell son 301 Stokes McCoy 1 0 0 Martin Frerichs 000 Yavorski 1 0 0 Chiolero 200 Totals Inning: Watertower Gillespie 25 0 4 Totals 1234567 300 302 3 0 1 300 200 2 1 1 000 21 2 6 RHE 0000000—0 4 1 100010 x— 2 6 1 Cassady., Stephens Get Axed As Pro Teams Cut By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Howard (Hopalong) Cassady and Sandy Stephens, All-Americas in their college days, have received their walking papers as pros. Cassady, who won the Heisman Trophy in 1955 as the lop college player while at Ohio State, was jplaced on waivers by the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League as the American pros reached a mandatory cut- down date. Stephens, All-America quarterback at Minnesota in 1961, was Illinois Lefty Quarterbacks 1963 Badgers MADISON, Wis. (AP)—Harold Brandt, a left-handed flinger from Hinsdale, 111., will be the University of Wisconsin's No. 1 quarterback this football season if he starts being himself. "Brandt has the best knowledge of our brand of football," Coach Milt Bruhn said Tuesday, "but he has to learn he isn't a Ron Van dcrKelen." VanderKelen, now a mem her o Iho Minnesota Vikings of the Na tional Football League, led Wis cousin to the Big Ten Conference football title last year, was judged the conference's most valuable player and starred in both the Rose Bowl game and the College All-Star football game. As an uiv derstudy, Brandt played 55 min utes. Bruhn would like nothing bettei than to see Brandt follow in Vandy's footsteps, but the Badger coach contends the 6-foot-3 junioi isn't going to do that by trying to move the team the way Vander Kelen did. Bruhn sent Brandt home this summer with a football, a net, and instructions to stop using so much wrist in throwing his passes "We've been getting good reports," the coach slid. dropped by. the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League vith the Als paying him for the •emainder of his three-year no- cut contract. "Bluntly, we're paying him off," said Dan Pickett, director of the Alouettes' player development. Stephens signed a $70.000 contract n 1962 and has two years to go. He was unimpressive as a •ookie last season and was benched as overweight in the Alouettes third game of the season last week. Cassady, 29, a six-year-NFL veteran with Detroit, Cleveland and the Eagles, played 10 games with Philadelphia as a split end last season before he was sidelined with a broken right leg. He has played only a few minutes in Philadelphia exhibitions this season and liis release apparently means that Baylor rookie Ronnie Goodwin has won Ihe job. He was the best known player to get the ax as the NFL and American Football League made cuts, 'the NFL teams cutting their rosters to 43, the AFL to 38. Dupas Defends SYDNEY, Australia (AP) Ralph Dupas of New Orleans, holder of the world junior middleweight boxing title, left for Italy via Bangkok today. He is scheduled to defend his title against Italian Sandro Mazzinghi in Milan Sept, 6. Russian Net Stars Fail To Show Up By WILL GKIMSLKY Associated Press S|H>rts Writer FOREST HILLS, N.Y. (AP)— The National Tennis Champion ships get under way today al the West Side Tennis Club on a note of international mystery. Everybody is asking: "Wha happened to the Russians?" The Soviet Union, with an nounced designs on the Davis Cup, was supposed to send three or four of its ranking players on the special plane which Tues day brought 80 stars from 28 coun tries here for the tournament. The Soviet athletes failed to show. There were several explanation but one conclusion: The Russian; apparently have given up theii five-year plan for taking over the No. 1 position in the court sport Experiences at Wimbledon anc Forest Hills must have convinced them that other countries, particularly the United States and Aus tralia, have made such vast strides that they cannot be over taken on such short notice. So Soviet tennis players are go ing back behind the Iron Curtain to get some training before try ing to challenge the rest of the tennis world. Players from other Iron Cur tain nations—Czechoslovakia anc Hungary—are in the Internationa field which begins qualifying rounds today. After two days o: qualifying, the championship prop er opens Friday, with Chuck Me Kinley and Margaret Smith, the Wimbledon winners, top-seedec favorites. Tennis Tourney Slated Saturday The Alton Tennis Club will hold a tennis tournament Saturday and Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. a Rock Spring Park tennis courts There will be men's singles anc doubles, junior boys' singles and double for boys under 18 year* of age, and women's singles. Participants are asked to cal in their entries to Choi Milford before Saturday. There is no entry fee, b u participants will be required to bring two new tennis balls will them. For additional information par ticipants are invited to attend thi club's meeting tonight at the Rock Spring Park Courts. Whitelaiv Wins Church Title WOOD RIVER — Whitela\ Baptist of Wood River defeate St. John's Evangelical, 11-4, Tues day at Jaycee Field to captur the Wood River Church League Championship. Eddie Woods, with relief help from Wooley in the sixth, got the victory while Gorwin took the loss for St. John's. Wagner slammed a two -run double and a three - run h o m e r to supply enough runs for Whitelaw to win singlehandidly. Sue- sen banged two hits for St. John's. Trophies for first and second place awarded the (cams following the game. Whitelaw will meet Bob and Lee's of Alton in a doubleheader Saturday night on the Jaycee Field. Pitchei* Hurls Perfect Game ROCK ISLANt), 111. (AP) - A 7-year-old Ixjng Beach, Calif., oflhall pitcher hurled a perfect nme Tuesday night in the Inter- ational Softball Congress World 'ourney. LeFtoy Zimmerman, who came ut of retirement In July to pitch the tournament, retired 21 con eciltive batters, striking out 14, o defeat Ft. Wayne, Ind., 4-0. Dubuque, Iowa, upset defending ihampion El Pnso, Tex., 1-0 in ne of the five games played. Rain delayed the game nearly one lour and only a few of the 5,438 ans who attended Tuesday light's games saw Jim Hosch a ground rule double over he center field fence in the sixth nning to drive in the winning run. El Paso now will have to play hrough the loser's bracket of the ouble climinamiort tourney If It Is 5 win its third straight champion- hip. In other games Tuesday, Wai crs, Okla., edged Los Alamos, M.M.. 2-1 in 10 innings; Forbes Mr Force Base (Kansas) defeat d Arlington, Tex., 2-1, and Rock sland, III., beat Enid, Okla., 2-0 in a 2-hilter by Dick Tobanc, Tonight's schedule: 5 p.m. Tulsa, Okla., vs. Valpa- aiso, Intl. 6 p.m. Canon City, Colo., vs .lOiigmont, Colo. 7 p.m. Allentown, Pa., vs. E Paso 8 p.m. Gardena, Calif., vs Forbes AFB 9 p.m. Mercury, Nev., vs. Ar ington, Tex. Big Ten Lists Schedules for 1960 and 1970 CHICAGO (AP) — Looking fa ahead, the Big Ten announced its 1969 and 1970 football schedules Tuesday with an ultimate goal of every team playing every other team. Currently, the Big Ten plays nine games with a minimum of six conference games. However, n 1965 the schedule will be ex- laiided to 10 games except for Ohio State which will remain restricted to nine games because of faculty board action. Beginning in 1969, teams may play three non-conference games jefore reverting to league play on he final seven Saturdays. Start- ng in 1965, only conference games will be allowed in November. Commissioner Bill Reed said that within 10 years, each school will meet every other school. Reed also added the conference schedules for 1969 and 1970 were made so far in advance because outside schools were pressing to make dates with Big Ten teams. Meanwhile, conference athletic directors awarded Northwestern University the Big Ten's 1964 outdoor track and field championships which will be held May 2223 in Evanslon, 111. Here are the conference schedules for the University of Illinois and Northwestern University: 1969 Illinois — Oct. 11, Northwestern, home; Oct. 18, at Indiana; Oct. 25, at Ohio State; Nov. 1, Purdue, home; Nov. 8, Michigan, iome; Nov. 15, at Wisconsin; Nuv. 22, Iowa, home. Northwestern — Oct. 11, at Illinois; Oct. 18, Wisconsin; home; Oct. 25, at Purdue; Nov. 1, Ohio State, home; Nov. 8, at Minnesota; Nov. 15, Indiana, home; Nov. 22, Michigan State, home. 1970 Illinois— Oct. 10, at Northwestern; Oct. 17, at Indiana; Oct. 24, at Ohio State; Oct. 31, at Purdue; Nov. 7, at Michigan; Nov. 14, Wisconsin, home; Nov. 21, at Iowa. Northwestern— Oct. 10, Illinois, Dodgers 6i Ahead; 32 Games to Play By M1K» ItATHEt Sport" Willie Mays has the world on a string, but that hasn't kept the San Francisco Giants from riding yo-yo in that National League pennant race. Mays became the 10th major onguer to reach the ' 400-homer level when he connected In the bird inning Tuesday night, trig' ering a homer salvo that powered the Giants to a 7-2 victory vor St. Louis and into a second- placc tie with the Cardinals. Both the Giants and Cardinals are 6V6 games back of pacesotllng Los Angeles. The Dodgers, who have held the lop spot without nterrupllon since July 2, edged Cincinnati 3-2 as Frank Howard slugged a key two-run homer. Mays has been trying to keep the Giants within striking dis tance, but the defending champions have been going up-and down with such regularity that they actually have lost ground while Willie has hit safely in 27 of 28 games. On July 28, Willie was hitting .274 with 22 homers and 55 runs batted in. Since then he has hit 10 homers, driven in 31 runs and brought his average up to .308— and the Giants have fallen from Mi back to 6>,i behind. While Willie was collecting hi* Cup Players Lead Field By THE ASSOCIATE!) I'KESS Former Walker Cup players, lee by Bill Campbell and Bill Hynd man, led the way Tuesday as al but three berths wore filled it qualifying tests for the U.S. Ama leur Golf Championship at Des Moines Sept. 9-14. Thirty-six-hole competition at 2' scattered sites built the arruileu field to 197—with three more ti be added today as the Florid; sectional completes three days o nationwide qualifying. Of the fina field of 200, 26 drew exemptions including defending champion La bron Harris Jr. of Enid, Okla. Campbell, five times a membe of U.S. Walker Cup teams, turnet in (lie finest performance, liring rounds of 69 and 66 for a nine under-par total of 135 al his horn course in Huntinglon, W.Va., th Guyan Country Club. Hyndman long a top amateur but like Camp bell never a U.S. Amateur winnei showed he's on top of his gam with a si/zling course record 6 at the Concord Country Club ii Philadelphia. Coupled with his 7 in the morning round, Hyndma had a 138 total—low for his area— in qualifying for the tournamen for the seventh time. In addition to Campbell am Hyndman, ex-Walker Cuppers Bo Gardner, Jim Jackson, Bob Coch ran and Charlie Smith also mad the grade as all the name play ers who were required to qualif made the final list. Pennell Will Try Vaulting in Canada TORONTO Iff) — John Fennel who became the first 17-foot pol vaulter last Saturday, will com pete in Hie Canadian Nationa Exhibition Track and Field mee here Labor Daay, sponsors an nounced today. The 23-year-old Northeast Louis ana Slate senior cleared 17% i the Florida Gold Coast AAU mee at Miami. Among his challenge! here will be John Uelses of Phils delphia, the first to clear 16 feel and Dave 'fork of Charleston, W Va. 2nd homer, Hank Aaron took ver the league lead from the GInnts' Willie McCovey. Aaron It his 351 h and Warren Spahn x)stcd his 17lh victory In Milwau- ee's 3-2 decision over Houston. Elsewhere, the Chicago Cubs xlgcd Philadelphia 4-3 and Pllls- jurgh defeated the New York Vlels 2-1. An error by Ken Boyer helped he Giants to a 3-0 lead In the econd Inning against Curt Simmons, 11-7, before Mays connected eadlng off the third. Orlando Jepcda followed with his 21sl lomer and Felipe Alou made it hree in n row wllh his 16th. That vas more Hum enough for Jack Sanford, who scattered eight or a 13-12 record, Julian Javier's wo-run homer accounted for the Cardinal runs. Howard's homer, the first for Los Angeles in nine games, gave he Dodgers a 2-1 lend In the second inning. Then, mustering wo of their five hits, the weak- lilting Dodgers put across the Incisive run in the third on singles >y pitcher Pete Richert and Maury Wills, n wild pilch by Bob 'urkey, 6-9, and Wally Moon's rounder. Johnny Edwards born- cod for the Reds in the fourth jut Richerl, 2-1, and Ron Perra- mski pitched scoreless ball the •esl. of the way. Spahn, 17-5 and headed for his 3th 20-victory season, shook off i shaky start and recorded his 'ifth straight complete game vio ory behind Aaron's hitting. Aaron led the score with a two-run lomer off Don Notebart, 8-6, In ;he fourth, before scoring the tie- breaking run in the ninth when lie singled, slole second and came n round on singles by Malhews and Joe Torre. home; Oct. 17, al Wisconsin; Oc 24, Purdue, home; Oct. 31, i Ohio State; Nov. 7, Minnesota home; Nov. 14, at Indiana; Nov 21, at Michigan State. TOP Hy THK ASSOCIATED PRESS Aiiim-lcnii Baiting (325 at bats) — Yastr- zcmski, Boston, .323; Kalinc, Detroit, .321. Runs—Tresh, Now York, 81; Yastrzemski, Boston, and Kaline, Detroit, 80. Runs baited in — Stuart, Boston, 93; Kaline, Detroit, flO. Hits—Yastrzemski, Boston, 154; Kaline, Detroit, 1.53. Doubles — Yastrxemski, Boston, 34; Ward, Chicago, Alvis, Cleveland, and Causey, Kansas City, 29. Triples — Hinton, Washington, 12; Versa lies, Minnesota, 11. Home runs—Stuart, Boston, 33; Killebrew, Minnesota, 29. Stolen bases—-Aparicio, Baltimore, 32; Hinton, Washington, 22. Pitching (12 decisions)—Bouton, New York, 18-6, .750; Peters, Chicago, 15-5, .750. Strikeouts — Peters, Chicago, 158; Monbouquotlo, Boston, 156. Niitioniil League- Balling (325 at bats) — Groat, SI. Louis, .331; T. Davis, Los Angeles, .328. Runs—Aaron, Milwaukee, 100; Mays, San Francisco, 96. Runs balled in—Aaron, Milwaukee, 110; White, St. Louis, 92. Hits — Pinson, Cincinnali, and Groat, St. Louis, 174. Doubles—Groat, St. Louis, 36j Pinson, Cincinnati, 34. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 13; Gonzalez, Philadelphia, 10. Home runs—Aaron, Milwaukee, 35; McCovey, San Francisco, 34. Stolen bases—Pinson, Cincinna- li, and Wills, Los Angeles, 26. Filching (12 decisions)—Perra- noski, l.fls Angeles, 13-2, .867; McBean, Pittsburgh, 13-3, ,813. Strikeouts—Koufax, Los Angeles, 239; Drysdale, Los Angeles, 219. "DESTRUCTION THRILL SHOW ti A Benefit Show Sponsored by ALTON EXCHANGE CLUB Attention Marquette and Alton High Students! SEE THE NEWLY DESIGNED SCHOOL SWEAT SHIRTS LEADER'S PEPT, STORE 710 B. JJRQABWAY SEPT. 1st TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED FROM EXCHANGE CLUB MEMBERS OR Hindi's Sporting Goods Godfrey JJunli Hurleffs I«nimor« Floral Ulind $ Awning Doimir Offlco Supply PIUS 40 Lap Modified 30 Lap Amateur 20 Lap Fenderbender BQNZO THE CLOWN FIREWORKS TIMi TRIALS ,,,,7,'30 FIRST RACE 8:30 GODFREY SPEEDWAY ROUTE 07 - 3i MILES NORTH OF ALTON

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