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ALTON EVENING TIlUfiSDAY, AUGUST 20, 1963 Lose; Giants, Phils Win Philadelphia frails Cards * > ' ByHalfGame B.v MtKB MfttBf Associated Press Sports Writer ft was dose but ho haircut for Red Patterson, the Los Angeles Dodgers exec who just might wind up wearing ribbons 'wund his ringlets before the National League leaders score four runs in one Inning. Patterson, the Dodgers' assistant general manager who has vowed not to get a haircut until his team has a four-run inning, watched Cincinnati push across four runs In the sixth inning and trim Los Angeles 9-5 Wednesday night, Jim Maloney posted his ,19th victory as the Dodgers went down to their fifth defeat in seven games 1 .. The loss cut the Dodgers' lead to 5V6 games over second-place San Francisco. The Giants, who move into Los Angeles tonight for the opener of a four-game series, downed third- place St. Louis 5-3 as Tom Haller hit two homers and Chuck Killer and Orlando Cepeda one each. The Cardinals remained 6V6 games behind. The fourth-place Philadelphia Phillies closed to within seven games of the top by edging the Chicago Cubs 8-7 for their 12th victory in 15 games, Gene Oliver hit a grand slam and two-run homer ill Milwaukee's 9-1 walloping of Houston and Pittsburgh downed the New York Mets 7-2. The Dodgers, who have managed to score only 15 runs in their last seven games, collected eight hits against Maloney, 19-6, and reliever Joey Jay, but again failed to get Patterson in the barber's chair. It's been nine days since they scored four runs in one inning. The Reds' decisive four-run Northwestern Gould Be Big 10 Champ GOLFERS HONORED BY JCs sixth revolved around Don Pavletich, who had bit a homer off Johnny Podres, 11-10, in the fourth. With two on, Pavlettch ripped a hard shot to third on which Tommy Davis started a double-play. However, umpire Frank Walsh ruled the ball was fielded in foul territory. Payletich went back to the plate and laid down a bunt. Davis fielded it, hesitated, then threw high to Jim Gilliam covering first base, and two runs scored. Singles by Johnny Edwards and Pete Rose Three junior golfers from the Alton area who took part in the Junior Chamber of Commerce-sponsored state golf tournament at Rockford were honored Wednesday night by the local Jaycees at the Hotel Stratford. The three players are seated in front. From left to right are Jim Veltum, Jack Helmkamp and Tom Kulp. In the back row, from left to right are Bob Miller, president of the local Jaycees, Jim McBrien, who accompanied the boys to Rockford, and Tom Marquis, chairman of the local tourney.—Don Hayes photo. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Batting (325 at bats) — Yastr zemski, Boston, .323; Kaline, De troit, .321. Runs — Kaline, Detroit, anc Tresh, New York, 81. Runs batted in — Stuart, Boston 94; Kaline, Detroit, 90. Hits—Yastrzemski, Boston, and Kaline, Detroit, 154; Ward, Chicago, 152. Doubles—Yastrzemski, Boston, 34; Ward, Chicago, Alvis, Cleveland, and Causey, Kansas City, 29. Triples Hinton, Washington, brought in the other two runs. 11 Rookies Still Remain With Cards LAKE FOREST — Of the 43 players remaining with' the St. Louis Football Cardinals, 11 of them are rookies. Nine of the group are draft choices while the other two are free agents. They'll see action along with most of the 32 veterans as the Bigoted meets the Chicago Bears Saturday night at Chicago 'In the "lliirjl preseason exhibition g a mo (or St. Louis and the fourth for Chicago. The breakdown of rookies includes seven with the offense — tackles Bob Reynolds and Sam Silas, guard Don Estes, receivers Billy Gambrell and Jackie Smith, and running backs Bob Paremore and Bill (Thunder) Thornton. With the defense are end Don Brumm, linebacker Larry Stallings and backs Jerry Stovall and Jim Burson. Gambrell and Silas, who is from Southern Illinois University, are the free agents. At present, Brumm and Stallings are starting on defense. No other rookie has cracked the starting lineups yet. Washington Nine Wins Mack Title SPRfNGFIELD, 111. (AP) Kirkland, Wash., won the Connie Mack World Series Baseball championship Wednesday night with a 6-5 victory over Chicago. 12; Versalles, Minnesota, 11. Home runs—Stuart, Boston, 34; 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 — Pizarro, Chicago, 163; Peters, Chicago, 158. National League Bttting (325 at bats) — Groat, St. Louis, .330; Clemente, Pitts- By JIM HACKLEMAN Associated Press Sports Writer They're calling Charlie Dressen the Quiet Man — but his Detroi Tigers are making the loudes noise in baseball. Hardly a word has been heard from Dressen, one of the game's angry old men, since he succeeded Bob Scheffing as manager of the slump-ridden Tigers on June 18. The normally outspoken veteran with a penchant for controversy has been the epitome of decorum. The Tigers have been roaring. They won their seventh straight Wednesday for their best streak of he year, nipping the Los Angeles Angels 2-1. In the past two weeks, Detroit has taken 12 of 14 in a climb from ninth place to fifth in the American League. Under Dressen the Tigers are 39-30, compared to their 24-36 mark under Scheffing. Whitey Ford became the AL's 'irst 19-game winner as the front- running New York Yankees scored hree times on wild pitches by burgh, and T. Davis, Los Angeles, .325. Runs—Aaron, Milwaukee, 100; Mays, San Francisco, 96. Runs batted in—Aaron, Milwaukee, 112; White, St. Louis, 92.' Hits — Pinson, Cincinnati, 176; Groat, St. Louis, 175. Doubles—Groat, St. Louis, 36; Pinson, Cincinnati, and Gonzalez, Philadelphia, 35. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 13; Gonzalez, Philadelphia, 10. Home runs—Aaron, Milwaukee 35; McCovey, San Francisco, 34 Stolen bases—Wills, Los Angeles, 28; Pinson, Cincinnati, 261 Pitching (12 decisions)—Perra- noski, Los Angeles, 13-2, .867; McBean, Pittsburgh, 13-3, .813. Strikeouts—Koufax, Los Angeles, 239; Drysdale, Los Angeles, 219. Local Boy Comes Home But as a Foe Paul Russell, a local boy, will be coming home Oct. 5 but he won't be playing football for a local team. Russell, a junior, is a fullback for Missouri Military Academy in Mexico, Mo. The Colonels will be playing the Red Raiders of Western Military Academy in a non-conference game that afternoon and Russel will be wearing a visiting uni form. The Alt-Wood Merchants Softball Team, 1003 Illinois State Class A Champions, would like to express their appreciation to the following merchants for their sponsorship throughout the 1963 season and for the trip to Aurora. Without their help, it woultt not be possible, * ^1. JPiasa Motor Fuel 9. Jackson Distributing a. Leroy's Lounge 4. Wood Hiver VFW 2858 B. Wright's Sinclair Service, Godfrey 6. Bridgewater TV & Appliance 7. Schwartz Furniture Company 8. Charlie's IGA Market, South Roxana 0, Mick's City Service, IUe, 66 & 111 10. Tarrant Agency U, Kiel's Silver Stw 12. Local 625, Operating Engineers 18. United Steeiworker's Local 3613 14. Pearl Market IB. Office Machine* Exchange 16. Morgan Distributing Company J7. Alton Wood Itlveir Labor Council AFL-C10 TlM» team would also like to thank the many few for their loyal *UPport during the State Tournament. We only hope • • Able to give you more of the same at Aurora, (Ad paid for by the team member*) Detroit Suddenly Hottest Team in AL Stuart Pokes First Homer At Stadium NEW YORK (AP)-Dick Stuart achieved one of his ambitions Wednesday. He hit a home run at Yankee Stadium. The Boston slugger has hit 33 out of the other American League parks combined but this was his first at the famous New York ball- yard. Although it represented the Red Sox' only run against Whitey Ford in a 4-1 loss to the Yankees, it was still a big thrill to the tall first baseman. "I was afraid I might not get one here this season," Stuart said, 'and I wanted to very badly. Up to now I hadn't even come close and this is our last trip here." The big fellow has been sort of a Jekyl and Hyde for the Red Sox this season. He leads the league in home runs and runs batted in but he also has made more errors than any other first baseman. Earl Wilson and downed Boston 4-1. Also in the AL — the Chicago White Sox broke a tie with idle Minnesota for second place, sweep ing a doubleheader from Cleveland, 8-3 and 3-1 behind Juan Pi zarro and Eddie Fisher; and horn ers by Jackie Brandt and Jerry Adair in support of Milt Pappas three-hit pitching led Baltimore over Kansas City 3-1. Washington had the day off, along with the Twins. Frank Lary added another victory in his pitching comeback with the Tigers, with a seven-hitter against the Angels., He had a shaky start, gave up a fifth-inning wmer to Jim Fregosi, then al- owed just one hit the rest of the way. Lary is 4-6. Ford, 19-7, limited the Red Sox -o five hits, including Dick Stuart's 34th homer. Wilson also was stingy with the hits—five in his iive innings — but generous with his wild pitches. He uncorked one in the first inning, allowing Phil Linz to come n from third for the first Yankee run. Then in the fourth, on Wilson's second wild pitch of the inning, Clete Boyer scored from -hird and Linz flew all the way in from second—making it 4-1. PROBABLE PITCHERS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Los Angeles (Newman 1-3) at Detroit (Aguirre 12-11) Boston (Monbouquette 17-8) at York (Williams 7-4 or Downing 10-4) Chicago (Hebert 11-9) at Cleveland (Kralick 10-13) (N) Minnesota (Stange 7-4 and Perry 9-9 or Pleis 3-1) at Washington (Daniels 4-9 and Osteen 7-10) 2 Only games National League Philadelphia (Boozer 2-2 or Gulp 11-10) at Chicago (Ellsworth 18-7) San Francisco (Pierce 3-9 or Bolin 8-4) at Los Angeles (Kou fax 19-5) (N) New York (Craig 3-20) at Pitts burgh (Schwall 6-9) (N) Only games tonight's the n tc/lil (for wrestling) West Junior High School MAIN EVENT JOHN PAUL IIENNING vs. STAN STASIAK SEMI KATHY STARR vs. JESSICA ROGERS Preliminary ROY COLLINS vs. BOBBY GRAHAM RAY V8. ROCK HUNTER Matches start at 8115 P» M* Tickets available at West Junior sponsored by Alton cmCAGO (AP) - Defending champion Wisconsin and veteran loaded Northwestern figure as the early favorites in the powerfti Big Ten Conference this year. But the honor usually means little In a league where no om pays much heed to favorites, anc undefeated seasons are becoming a rarity. Heading the pack into the wide- open race will be Wisconsin, mi nits its great passing combination of quarterback Ron VanderKelen and end Pat Richter. But the Badgers have 24 returning lettermen, including some of the fastest backs in the country. Before starting its seven-game conference schedule, Wisconsin will meet Notre Dame and Irish Head Coach Hugh Devore recently commented on the speed Coach Milt Bruhn has at his disposal. Succeeding VanderKelen will be southpaw Hal Brandt and ends Larry Howard and Don Leafblad will flank an experienced line. Backfield candidates include Lou Holland, Ron Smith, Jim Nettles, Billy Smith and Ralph Kurek. Northwestern hasn't won the coveted Big Ten title for 27 years. Now the Wildcats seem ready. Coach Ara Parseghlan, whose teams have faltered in the late stages of recent seasons, has 27 ettermen returning including 11 regulars. Back again for the Wildcats is quarterback Tom Myers. They'll miss flanker Paul Flatley but .here should be available talent to carry on. Ohio State, because of its tremendous home-grown talent, is always a contender as is Michigan itate. These two teams along with Purdue, and Minnesota are never counted out of the conference •ace. If Wisconsin and Northwestern run into trouble, then any one of ive other teams can squeeze into he championship picture and a rip to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl game. The fifth.team could be Illinois, a club with only two Big Ten vic- ories-in the last two seasons, llinois, coming up with a top light crop of sophomores, was vinless in 1961 but served notice f possible revival this year with victories over Purdue and Michigan State in 1962. Illinois has reached such a point f strength that Mike Taliaferro, second In total offense in the conference last year, might wind up on the bench, giving way to sophomores Ron Acks and Dick Dorr. Ohio State will be solid on defense and has Paul Warfield returning. Warfleld, possibly the best all-around athlete In the country, is a candidate for the Heisman award. Michigan State is seeking quarterback help but Duffy Daugherty will not lack backfield speed. Returning are such backs as Sherman Lewis, Dewey Lincoln and Ron Rubick—all fast and experienced. Minnesota lost Bobby Bell and John Campbell in its stingy line of 1962 but the Gophers will be tough on defense again and need a little backfield strength to keep them in contention. Purdue will have to do a lot of rebuilding but the Boilermakers have experience in the backfield with Gary Hogan and Ron Dl- Sravio calling the signals and dandling the passing chores. Indiana suffered a serious blow when four varsity candidates were declared scholastically ineligible through summer school plus the loss of four other players from last semester. The outcome leaves the strong Indiana line of last year full of holes. Tailback Marv Woodson is back and with him rest Uoosier hopes. Iowa doesn't figure to win the 3ig Ten title and for that reason the Hawkeyes must be watched closely. They are shy of quarter- jacks and a solid fullback. Gary Tletcher at center, guard Wally fllgenberg and ends Cloyd Webb, Jill Niedbala and Tony Giaco- >azzi. . Michigan finished last in 1962 >ut the Wolverines should start their comeback. Better balance and depth plus added backfield experience will help. However, Michigan is a long way off from regaining lost prestige nationally. Detroit Cops 6th HAMBO FINISH DUQUOIN—Speedy Scot (3) crosses touiaii Stake in 1:58.2. At far left Is finish line ahead of Florlis (7) to win GHdden Hanover. (AP Wirephoto) the third and final heat of the Hamble- Speedy Scot Winner, But Florlis Big Hit Straight Crown YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP)Detroit won its sixth straight National Amateur Baseball Fed- ration Junior title Wednesday light, whipping Pittsburgh 14-6 in a playoff game. The game was called after sev- n innings when rain made the eld unplayable. Ma/or league] STANDINGS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League Angeles >an Francisco 73 t. Louis ... 'hiladelphia Milwaukee . incinnati .. ^ittsburgh . W. L. 78 53 59 60 61 62 65 72 72 71 71 67 63 64 84 90 Pet. G.B. .595 — .553 5Ys .545 '6& .541 .534 .522 .515 .511 .368 .313 7 8 9»/2 10% 11 30 37 Chicago 67 'ouston 49 few York .... 41 Wednesday's Results Philadelphia 8, Chicago 7 San Francisco 5, St. Louis 3 Pittsburgh 7, New York 2 Milwaukee 9, Houston 1 Cincinnati 9, Los Angeles 5 Today's Games Philadelphia at Chicago San Francisco at Los Angeles N) New York at Pittsburgh (N) Friday's Games Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (N) Houston at Chicago Milwaukee at New York (N) San Francisco at Los Angeles N) St. Louis at Philadelphia (N) American League 1 W. L. Pet. G.B. New York 86 Chicago 74 Minnesota .... 72 Baltimore .... 73 Detroit 63 Cleveland .... 64 Boston 62 Los Angeles 46 58 58 61 66 71 70 74 73 83 By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN Associated Press Sports Writer DU QUOIN, 111. (AP)-Speedy Scot won the Hambletonian as expected, but it was unsung Florlis who made the premier race for 3-year-old trotters a historic one. The $115,549 Hambletonian was decided in three heats Wednesday, Florlis, winner of only one trot in eight starts this season, stunned the 23,000 fans in the stands by taking the first mile by a head over Speedy Scot in 1:57 3-5. It was the fastest mile by a 3-year-old trotter in history, whether in a race or against the stopwatch. Into the dust of the Du Quoin city mile oval went the Hamble- tonian record of 1:58 2-5 by Harlan Dean in 1961 and the world competitive mark for 3-year-old trotters of 1:58 1-5 by Caleb at Lexington, Ky. in 1961. In the second heat, Speedy Scot defeated Florlis and his 60-year- old driver, Harry Pownall, by three-fourths of a length in 1:58. In the third and decisive mile, the two colts again battled through the" stretch, Speedy Scot finishing first-by a-length in 1:58 3-5. was the 47-year-old Ralph Baldwin's first Hambletonian triumph in 13 attempts. And the combined winning time of the three heats of 5 minutes, 54 sec- 60 Kansas City .. 58 Washington ..48 Wednesday's Results New York 4, Boston' 1 Detroit 2, Los Angeles 1 Baltimore 3, Kansas City 1 Chicago 8-3, Cleveland 3-1 Only games scheduled , Today's Games Los Angeles at Detroit Chicago at Cleveland (N) Boston at New York Minnesota at Washington (2) Only- games scheduled . Friday's Games Los Angeles at Kansas City (N) Chicago at Minnesota (N) Detroit at Cleveland (N) New York at Baltimore (N) Washington at Boston (N) ends was the fastest on record for a divided three-heat harness race, regardless of gait or age. Speedy Scot, owned by Castleton Farm of Lexington, Ky., boosted his career, record to 20 victories hi 26 starts. With the $56,619 top prize, he swelled his earnings to $238,710. Florlis, owned by Arden Homestead Stable of Goshen, N.Y., Last Chance for Musial Day Tickets ST. LOUIS (AP)-The St. Louis Cardinals announced Wednesday that 6,800 general admission, tickets for the final game of the season will go on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday. The seats are in the grand stand, pavilion and bleachers. All reserved seats have been sold out for the Sept 2§ game which will mark the final appearance of Stan Musial as a player. Special ceremonies honoring Musial will precede the'contest. , MIDWEST LEAGUE By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Wisconsin Rapids , Cedar Rapids 1 Decatur 4, Quiricy 3 Quad Cities 8, Burlington 5 Clinton 8, Waterloo 5 Fox Cities at Dubuque ppd, rain picked up $28,309 for second. Money for the other three places was $13,588 to Elma (8-3-5), $9,059 to Choir Boy (3-9-10) and $5,661 to Buff Hanover (9-11-3). Speedy Scot's next outing will be in the $40,000 Horseman's Futurity at Indianapojis Sept. 3. Then the massive, powerful. colt will be pointed for the $55,000 Kentucky Futurity at Lexington, Oct. 4. Bye winning the Yohkers Futurity, and the Hambletonian, Speedy Scot has captured two jewels in trqttin's triple Crown. The Kentucky Futurity js.the third. Only one horse, Scott Frost, and one driver, Joe O'Brien, ever has won the triple crown—in 1955. "Florlis' first heat performance took me by surprise," said Baldwin. "After that I wasn't thinking about records, just about getting home ahead of him. It took 10 years off my life worrying about Florlis after his great first 1 heat. couldn't be sure of anything until I got to the wire. "They threw everything at me, but Scot showed no sign of breaking stride." Pownall, in his 21st .Hamble- tonian and winner of it in 1945 with Titan Hanover, said: "We just couldn't hold Scot off. He's such a big, powerful dude he just wears you down." sure You're welcome to our money... for boojp, clothes, 'feej or whatever your family needs,. ,»t The A^sociatef where rates are reasonable and terms we fair. 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