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PAGE FOURTEEN ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1963 W." w« Simmons Spins 6-0 Shutout Against Cubs B.v MIKE RAT1IKT Press Sports Writer Curt Simmons, admittedly working on his "second career," has — reached another lofty plateau 1 while moving the challenging St. Louis Cardinals 1o within three games of the National League lead ing Los Angeles Dodgers. The 34-year-old left-hander posted the 30th shutout of his career Monday night, stopping the Chicago Cubs fi-0 on five hits as the streaking Cardinals kept the pressure on the Dodgers by rolling to their 12th victory in 13 games. The Cardinals haven't been this close to the front-runners since July 4. The Dodgers, who were not scheduled Monday night, have in games remaining to the Cardinals' 17, including a three-game Mo/or league) STANDINGS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League, W. L. Pet. G.B. Los Angeles . . 86 57 .601 — St. Louis ..... 84 61 .579 Milwaukee ... 80 65 .552 San Francisco 78 66 .542 Philadelphia . 75 69 .521 Cincinnati .... 76 72 .514 Chicago ..... 74 70 .514 12V 2 Pittsburgh ... 69 74 .483 17 Houston ...... 53 91 .368 33V 2 New York ....47 97 .322 23914 3 7 8V 2 Monday's Results New York 6, Philadelphia 3 Milwaukee 9-7, Cincinnati 2-4 St. Louis 6, Chicago 0 Only games scheduled Today's Games San Francisco at New York (N) Houston at Philadelphia (N) Los Angeles at Pittsburgh (N) Milwaukee at Cincinnati (N) Chicago at St. Louis (N) Wednesday's Games San Francisco at New York Houston at Philadelphia (N) Los Angeles at Pittsburgh (N) Milwaukee at Cincinnati (N) • Chicago at St. Louis (N) American League W. L. Pet. G.B. New York .... 95 50 .655 Chicago 82 64 .562 13% Minnesota 81 64 .559 14 Baltimore .... 77 69 .527 18% Detroit 71 73 .493 23% Boston 70 76 .479 25% Cleveland .... 70 77 .476 26 Kansas City .. 66 78 .458 28% Los Angeles .. 64 82 .438 31% Washington ..51 94 .352 44 Monday's Results Kansas City 7, New York 6 Minnesota 7, Cleveland 4 Boston 5, Los Angeles 2 Chicago 9, Baltimore 4 Detroit 1-10, Washington 0-7 Today's Games Boston at Los Angeles (N) New York at Kansas City (N) Cleveland at Minnesota (N) Baltimore at Chicago (N) Detroit at Washington (2, twi night) Wednesday's Games Boston at Los Angeles (N) New York at Kansas City (N) Cleveland at Minnesota (N) Baltimore at Chicago (N) Detroit at Washington (N) Harris Defends Amateur Title .DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)—Labron Harris Jr., 21-year-old graduate student at Oklahoma State University, opened defense of his U.S. -Amateur Golf championship Monday by defeating Bill Cowardin, Newport News, Va., 8 and 6. Harris was two under par for the 12 holes played in the first round of the title chase over the 6,896-yard par 36-36—72 Wakonda Club course. Upsets knocked out three Walker Cuppers — Dr. Ed Updegraff, of Tucson; Bill Hyndman of Huntington Valley, Pa. and Charlie Smith of Gastonia, N.C. Of those in action 'in the 72 first round matches, the prime favorites advancing were 1960 champion Deane Beman of Arlington, erratic Billy Joe Patton of Morganton, N.C.; Dick Sikes of Springdale, Ark.; two-time former champ Charlie Coe of Oklahoma City; former Walked Cup player and captain Bill Campbell of SI Huntington, W.Va., Georgia's Jimmy Gabrielsen, and Steve Spray, a hometown boy who got to the quarter-finals in 1960 and plays Wakonda like he belongs to it, which he does. BASEBALL HEROES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ; PITCHING — Curt Simmons Cardinals, pitched five-hitter fo; 30th shutout of career, blanking Chicago Cubs 6-0 and moving second-place St. Louis to within thre< games of National League leading Los Angeles. PI BATTING — Jimmie Hall Twins, hit 30th and 31st home run in. 7-4 triumph over Cleveland, ty ing Ted Williams' America! League record for most homer by a rookie, set in 1939. PROBABLE PITCHERS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League San Francisco (O'Dell 12-7) at view York (Willey 8-12) Houston (Nottebart 9-6) at Phil- delphia (Short 5-11) Los Angeles (Koufax 22-5) at Pittsburgh (Cardwell 13-13) Milwaukee (Shaw 6-10) at Cin- innati (Purkey 6-10) Chicago (Hobble 7-9) at St. (Gibson 16-8) American League Boston (Monbouquette 19-9) at Los Angeles (Belinsky 1-7), N. New York (Terry 16-13) at Kanas City (Rakow 9-9), N Cleveland (Latman 7-12) at Minnesota (Perry .9-9), N Baltimore (Pappas 14-9) at Chicago (DeBusschere 3-4 or Fisher -8), N Detroit (Aguirre 14-12 and Loach 4-8) at Washington (Daniels >9 and Ridzik 5-5), twi-night. East Chicago Wins Softball Meet Game BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP)— East Chicago, Ind., edged Wyandotte, Mich., 5-4 Monday night and became the only unbeaten survivor after three rounds of the American Amateur Baseball Con- ;ress Great Lakes regional tournament. Riverton, 111., and Lakewood, Ohio, were eliminated in earlier third-round contests Monday, the Illinois team bowing to Glendale, Ohio, 7-4, and the Ohioans losing to Louisville, Ky., 4-3. East Chicago picked up its third straight victory in the double- elimination tournament with a five-run rally in the sixth inning. The big blows were first baseman Bud Heimberg's two-run double and center fielder Manny Muniz' two-run single. TIMELY HITS Curt Flood, fleet St. Louis Cards outfielder, has helped lift the Cards to within three games of the league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers with his hitting which has also hiked his batting average to .808. In tart week^s games, Flood collected 17 hits In 88 times at bat, a .515 pace, and picked up 12 points. (AP Wire- photu) t\ l scries between the two teams at St. Louis starling next Monday. While Simmons took care of the pitching, Bill White took care of the punch for the Cardinals, becoming the third National Leaguer this season to reach the 100-RBI level by driving in three runs with a double and two singles. Tonight, the Cardinals will again play the Cubs, sending Bob Gibson, 16-8, to the mound, against Chicago's Glen Hobble, 7-9. The Dodgers will start Sandy Koufax, 22-5, at Pittsburgh against Don Cardwell, 13-13. In the only other NL games scheduled Monday, third - place Milwaukee swept a doubleheader from Cincinnati 9-2 and 7-4, and the New York Mets defeated Philadelphia 6-3. Kansas City knocked off the American League leading New York Yankees 7-6, the Chicago White Sox belted Baltimore 9-4, Minnesota whipped Geveland 7-4, Boston downed the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 and Detroit took a pair from Washington, 1-0 and 10-7. Simmons, registering his second straight shutout and his fifth of the season, got into his only jam in the sixth inning when he was touched for a double and an in field hit with two out. Simmons then bore down and got Ron Santo to pop up. Rookie Bob Sadowski won his fourth straight game for the Braves in the opener, limiting the Reds to six hits and bringing his record to 5-5. Eddie Mathews drove in three runs with a pair of singles while Gordy Coleman accounted for the Cincinnati runs with two homers. In the nightcap, Hank Aaron tagged his 39th homer, with a man aboard in the seventh inning, to clinch it and extend Milwaukee's winning streak to seven games. Bob Hendley got the victory. Consecutive first inning homers by Ron Hunt and Jim Hickman started the Mets off and Roger Craig managed to hold off the Phillies the rest of the way on seven hits. Craig is now 5-20. Don Hoak hit a homer for Philadelphia. Judo Club Holds Contest Saturday The ACMS Judo Club will sponsor an area-wide judo contest in the Onized Club rooms of Owens- Illinois Glass on Saturday, September 14. Trophies will be awarded point winners in Black Belt, Brown Belt, White Belt, and Junior Belt divisions. The contest begins at 3 p.m. and continues until 9. It la open to the public Donations of 50 cents (or adults and 25 cents for children are expected at the door. Free coffee will be served. A parking lot of the Owens-Illinois company will be reserved for those attending the contest. Tennis Club Holds Final '63 Tourney The Alton Tennis Club will hold ts final 1963 net tournament a Rock Spring Saturday and Sun day beginning at 9 a.m. The event will be a men's dou bles tourney with one player un der 21 and one player over 21 Each team will play one se against every team Saturday and the four teams having the bes records will meet in semifina ilay Sunday morning with th :inals at 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon Eight teams are entered thus far with room for eight more to complete the draw. Entry fee is $1 and anyone interested should contact Che Milford of 823 Franklin St., Alton Brighton Class Winner in Khoury League BRIGHTON. — Brighton Khoury League Baseball Team in the 13-15 year age bracke won the Class D championshi of Illinois, Missouri and Ken tucky Sunday by defeating St Ann, Mo., 6 to 2 at St. Louis. Danny Orban pitched (or Brighton, with Veruon Davis catching. In (our play-off games for the three-state title Orban struck out 60 batters. There are 14 players on th Brighton roster. In addition t Orban and Davis, players arc Mike Baker, John Bott, Charle Cairns, Larry Hughes, Lore Dunn, Kenny Jones, Gary Lee Dick Lister, David Poore, Jaci Rice, Gary Watson and Sta: Watts. Gene Bott is manager am Cliff Dawson and Bill Richard son are coaches. Hall, Peters Battle For Rookie Honors By JIM BECKER Associated Press Sports Writer Outfielder Jimtnie Hall is mak- ng a drive for American League rookie honor with his bat. So is Ditcher Gary Peters of the Chi:ago White Sox. Hall banged his 30th. and 31st lome runs for the Minnesota Twins Monday night in a 7-4 vic- ory over Cleveland, tying the eague homer record for rookies et by Ted Williams in 1939. Peters' won his 18th game and he 12th in his last 13 games 9-4 jver the Baltimore Orioles. He rapped two hits, a single and a double, for his 18th and 19th hits if the year. Both drove in runs. In other AL action, the New York Yankees blew a 6-0 lead as OJV HIS WAY DES MOINES — Defending Cham- Golf Championship. Harris, bespec- pion Labron Harris Jr. of Enid, Okla., tacled graduate student at Oklahoma ,,rha/.Lrc on annrnnnli ehnt Mnnda.v ivhinh State, downed Bill Cowardhi of New- (Another In a series on 1963 Big Ten football prospects by Jerry Liska, Midwest AP sports editor, laktng his ninth annual camp our) Minnesota By JERRY LISKA Associated Press Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. CAP) — Murray Warmath, drawling native of Humboldt, Term., who is tarting his 10th head coaching eason at the University ot Minnesota, was one of college foot- jail's most hard-nosed realists. It took quite a man to come iack, as Warmath did, from a coach on whose lawn cranks lumped garbage to the hailed mentor who directed the Gophers o successive Rose Bowl appearances after glorious 1960 and 1961 easons, but never lash back at lis vicious critics. Warmath, 50, doesn't boast and doesn't moan. He speaks with lomely phrases at which He often aughs with a mocking cackle. But under it all, it is apparent the Tennessee protege of the late !en. Bob Neyland is a deadly serious realist. Discussing chances of an obviously inexperienced 1963 Gopher whacks an approach shot Monday which helped him qualify for the second round tomorrow in the 63rd U.S. Amateur State, downed Bill Cowardin port News, Va., 8 and 6. (AP Wire- photo) Gophers Lose 2 3 Vets, Could Be Year of Woe team—which lost 10 starters and 23 lettermen from last year's Big Ten runner-up—Warmath conceded it could be a season of Gopher trial and tribulation. But he certainly didn't throw in the sponge. The Gopher campaign, Warmath indicated, may be divided into two parts. If his squad listing 12 lettermen in which only 248- pound Carl Eller and Capt. Milt Sunde, both tackles, are "real Big Ten caliber players," sur- survives the first three games, Warmath feels the Gophers could make a good Big Ten run. Minnesota meets Nebraska, Army and Northwestern, Big Ten title favorite, in the first three games. Warmath regards the 6-foot-5% Eller as the best football player in the country. Warmath artfully dodged comparison of the graduated All America tackle Bobby Bell and Eller, both Negroes from North Carolina, but asserts: "If Eller has any weakness, I can't find it." The rebuilt Gophers will have a backfield of senior Paul Ramseth at quarterback; two picket sized halfbacks, 148 - pound Bill Crockett and 159-pound Jerry Pel- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League Batting (350 at bats) — Groat, St. Louis, .328; T. Davis, Los Angeles, .323. Runs — H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 111; Flood, St. Louis, 104. Runs batted in—H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 121; Boyer, St. Louis, 104. Hits — Pinson, Cincinnati, 190; Groat and Flood, St. Louis, 185. Doubles—Groat, St. Louis, 40; Pinson, Cincinnati, 37. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 13; Gonzalez, Philadelphia, 11. Home runs—H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 39; McCovey, San Francisco, 37. Stolen bases—Wills, Los Angeles, 31; Pinson, Cincinnati, 27. Pitching (15 decisions)—Perra noski, Los Angeles, 14-3, .824; Koufax, Los Angeles, 22-5, .815. Strikeouts—Koufax, Los Angeles, 267; Drysdale, Los Angeles, 237. American League Batting (350 at bats) — Yastr zemski, Boston, .322; Kaiine, De troit and Rollins, Minnesota, .313. Runs — Allison, Minnesota and Tresh, New York, 87. Runs batted in—Stuart, Boston 105; Kaiine, Detroit, 95. Hits—Ward, Chicago, 168; Yas trzemski, Boston, 167. Doubles—YastiY.em.ski, Boston, 38; Ward, Chicago, 32. Triples — Versalles, Minnesota, 13; Hinton, Washington, 12. Home runs—Stuart, Boston and Killebrew, Minnesota, 37. Stolen bases — Aparido, Baltimore, 38; Hinton, Washington, 23. Pitching (15 decisions) — Sou- ton, New York, 19-6, .760; Ford, New York, 21-7, .750. Strikeouts — Peters, Chicago, 179; SJ?gman, Minnesota, 175. Well-Traveled Rookie Lands On Five Teams NEW YORK (AP)-Nat Craddock, a rookie pro football hopeful from Parsons College in Iowa, spent last week on the roster of five teams in three leagues and two countries. Then he landed with the New York Jets of the American Football League while he was sitting on the bench of the rival Boston club. If the whole thing seems confusing here's the full log: Craddock started the week with the New York Giants of the National Football League. He scored two touchdowns in the exhibition season — the only Giant to do so. So he was cut. The Giants ordered him to Ottawa in the Canadian League but he never reached Ottawa. The Montreal Alouettes claimed they had Canadian League rights to Craddock. While the two clubs argued, Craddock took his first positive step. "I wired Mike Holovak (Boston coach) and told him I wanted to play football," said Craddock. The Patriots, who had AFL draft rights to Craddock, agreed since the loss of Ron Burton due to injury had left them short or running backs. Craddock hardly stayed around long enough to get a pat on the back with the Pats. The Jets, supposed to get firs crack at players cut by NFL teams, came into Boston for a game with the Patriots, found Craddor:k on the bench, and im mediately started ringing tele phones all over the country trying to locate AFL Commissioner Joe Foss. Foss was located in San Diego He ruled Craddock was a Jet. "Nobody told me I could go to the Jets," said Craddock. their pennant clinching drive stalled in a 7-6 loss to Kansas City. The Detroit Tigers swept a doubleheader from the Washington Senators, 1-0 and 10-7, and the Boston Red Sox trimmed the Los Angeles Angels 5-2. In the National League, the St. Louis Cardinals closed to within three games of idle Los Angeles by defeating the Chicago Cubs 6-0. Milwaukee took Cincinnati twice, 9-2 and 7-4, and the New York Mets whipped the Philadelphia Phils 6-3, in the only games scheduled. Hall's two homers ran his batting average to .266—not bad in a league where .284 gets you into the top ten—and his RBI total to Wisconsin Loses 2-Year Letterman letter; and fullback Jay Sharp. Warmath conceded that Fred Farthing, a 197-pound "diaming in the rough" could replace Pelletiei and Mike Reid, the No. 1 placement kicker and most improved man on the squad, could take over at fullback. 6 Illinoisans In Amateurs DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Eight Illinois residents have ad vanced to second round play o the U.S. Amateur Golf champion ships. Eugene Carello of West Frank fort was scheduled to meet Dr John D. McVay of Orlando, Fla today. In other second-round pairing involving Illinois entrants: Earl R. Liff of Highland Par was scheduled to play Augustin Silveyra of Baja, California, Mex. Boe Coe Jr. of Galesburg was paired with Gene Francis of Westbury, N.Y. John Proctor III .of Flossmoor met Patrick J. O'Brien of Baton Rouge, La. John D. Culp Jr. of LaGrange Park was scheduled to play Kirby Attwell of Houston, Tex. Frederick Franz of Crystal Lake met Billy Joe Patton of Morgan- ion, N.C. Tom Matey of Chicago was paired with Dick Lotz of Hayward, Calif. In Monday's first round results, Richard Babbitt of Rockford, was defeated by Richard D. Davies of Pebble Beach, Calif., 6 and 4. Pes Peterson of Redwood Falls, Minn., defeated James Jamieson of Moline 4 and 3. Bill Dorman of Freeport defeated Roy Marquette of Wilmington, Del., 1 up. Liff deflated Norman S. Miller of Jacksonville, Fla., 5 and 3. CHICAGO (AP)—Midwest foot)all briefs: WISCONSIN—First string guard Dion Kempthorne has decided to give up football because of a series of injuries. The decision by .he two-time letterwinner is a serious blow for the Badgers. NORTHWESTERN — Ailments have cost Northwestern two more players for the entire season. Sen,or halfback Jerry Daugherty is out because of a fractured knee- bone and sophomore halfback Ron Gerouard quit the squad because of recurring headaches. ILLINOIS — Dave Mueller has been moved up as the No. 1 left end to replace Bill Pasko, who will be out for a week with a hip injury. Returning to action after minor injuries were ends Gregg Schumacher and Mike Summers. INDIANA—Sophomore quarterback Dave Maypras is making a strong bid for the safety job. Mayoras intercepted one pass knocked down another and made 20 tackles in Saturday's scrimmage. The Hoosiers worked on their timing. MICHIGAN—Coach Bump Elliott expressed disappointment over Saturday's scrimmage. "We made more mistakes than we should have and we were disappointed the No. 1 team didn't do better offensively," he said. NOTRE DAME—The Irish suddenly find themselves without experienced tackles. Dave Huminiak has a knee injury which might require surgery, Gene Penman has a knee injury ai\d might miss the entire season and Nick Etten has a fractured toe. PURDUE —Injuries picked up in Saturday's scrimmage have sidelined center Ed Flanagan and halfback Ron Kubecka. Flanagan has a wrenched knee and Kubecka, a sprained ankle. MICHIGAN STATE — Coach Duffy Daugherty withheld full back Dewey Lincoln and halfback Ron Rubick from scrimmage because, he said, he didn't wanl them suffering renewals of old leg injuries. Lou Bobich practicec punts, extra points and field goals with excellent results. MINNESOTA — Sophomore fullback Gale Gillingham, a promising youngsters, quit the team saying he didn't want to play anymore. Coach Murray Wai-math said Gillingham never liked football and played only because his father wanted him to. IOWA — Sophomore halfback Jim Wagner, elevated to the third team, suffered a broken leg in practice Monday and will be oui for the season. Coach Jerry Burns did away with his fourth team and reorganized the Hawk eyes into three units. OHIO STATE — The Buckeyes ran through two practice sessions in extreme heat. Coach Woody Hayes said senior halfback Pau Warfield will have an outstanding season because "he's a fine re ceiver and we are throwing the ball more." 2. Ahead is the major league ookie homer mark of 38, by ally Berger and v Frank Robinon. Peters has three home runs, a .iple and four doubles in his 19 its, and has 12 RBIs. He is hit- ng .250. That is much higher than his arned run average which is 1.95, best in the major leagues for artnig pitchers. Peters has 12 omplete games and leads the .merican League in strikeouts 'ith 179. His immediate target is 20 vic- ories. The last rookie to reach hat total was Bob Grim of the ankees in 1954. Jim Bouton of the Yankees was hooting for his 20th against the thletics and had things well nder control going into the eventh. After he gave ub a hit nd a walk, Steve Hamilton re- eved. His contribution was three ralks and a two-run single. That made it 6-3 and brought on Hal Reniff. Reniff walked another un home, a fifth scored on a ouble play and Charley Lau ingled home the tying run. In the ighth, Bobby DelGreco singled, vent to third when Reniff threw vild on a pickoff attempt and cored on Jerry Lumpe's bunt. Detroit got its only run in the ipener off Claude Osteen on a Washington error. Jim Bunning went eight scoreless innings and 'erry Fox saved the shutout when Bunning left in the ninth Inning with a pulled leg muscle. Fox also put down a Senator rally in the second game, Senators' rookie Bob Baird didn't survive the first inning. The Red Sox came from behind vith four in the ninth to give Earl Wilson his 10th victory. Lu Clinton ripled the tying run home and scored on a pinch single by Dick Williams. Cards Can Print World Series Tickets Peters Wins 12th Game In Last 13 for Chicago Black Hawks Begin Hockey Training ST. CATHARINES, Ont. (AP)Billy Reay, who has succeeded Rudy Pilous as Chicago Black Hawks coach, put his team through skating and brief line plays Monday as they opened their National Hockey League training camp. Only defenseman Art Erickson, with the Buffalo Bisons last year, failed to show, and was expected in time for full scrimmages starting Tuesday. High scoring left winger Bobby Hull and Johnny McKenzie, an All-Star left wing with Buffalo last season, were the only two players who reported minor ailments. Curlinville Wants X-Country Foes CARLINVILLE. — Carlinville High School is seeking cross- country opponents within a 45-50 mile radius of Carlinville. The Cavaliers have facilities for home meets. Anyone interested should contact Jim Bottrell at Carlinville High,, School, Carlinville, 111. Gibson Goes For No. 17 ST. LOUIS (AP)— Bob Gibson will be going after victory No. 17 tonight when the St. Louis Cardinals face Glen Hobble and the Chicago Cubs. The Redbirds will be trying to make it two in a row over the Cubs after Curt Simmons whitewashed Chicago 6-0 on a five-hit- ;er Monday night. Simmons (14-7) allowed only one runner to reach third base as le hurled his 30th career shutout. He was backed by a lusty hitting attack which included Julian Javier's ninth home run. The Cardinals reached starter "al Koonce (1-5) for two runs in the first inning on singles by Curt Flood, Stan Musial and Bill White, plus a passed ball and a wild pitch. Javier led off the third with his home run and when Flood singled, Paul Toth relieved Koonce. Toth held the Redbirds scoreless until the sixth when Tim McCarver tripled in a run. In the seventh, two more runs scored on a walk, Ken Boyer's single and White's double. White became the second Cardinal to bat in 100 runs this season. White has 101, Boyer 104. The victory moved the Cardinals to within 3 games of the pace-setting Los Angeles Dodgers, who were idle. The Dodgers open t three game series today in Pittsburgh. Gibson (16-8) and Hobbi (7-9) will take the mound in the second game of the four-game series. Chicago (0) St. Louis (6) Player AB R H Player RB R H Boros 301 Javier 511 F. Bur'te 000 Flood 5 . Rogers 300 Musial Williams 4 0 1 Kolb 1 3 1 1 1 0 Santo -400 Boyer 4 1 1 Burton 400 White 403 Hubbs 1 0 0 Altman 2 1 0 Burke 300 McCarver 301 Banks 3 0 1 Maxvlll 4 0 1 Schaffer- 301 Simmons 301 Koonce 100 Toth 1 0 0 Elston 000 Cowan 101 Totals 31 0 6 Totals 33 ~6 12 Inning; 128456788 RHE Chicago 00000000 0—0 t 0 St. LoulB 20100120 X— 6 12 0 CHICAGO (AP) — Gary Peters is smelling a double portion o success as the 1963 baseball sea son moves into its final three weeks. The 26-year-old rookie left-hand er is aiming toward a pitching pinnacle—20 mound victories — and the American League Rookie of the Year award. Peters won No. 8 as the Chi cago White Sox humbled the Bal imore Orioles Monday night 9-4 With four or five more starts left Peters could become the Ameri can League's first rookie to wii 20 games since Bob Grim did i or the New York Yankees ir 1954. Peters, who has won 12 of 13 de cisions since June 11, also contin ued his lusty hitting. He collectec a double and single and drove in wo runs. The White Sox knocked out Ori ole starter Robin Roberts (13-12 during a five-run second inning which began with Ron Hansen'i 12th home run. Peters (18-6) had a shutout unti the eighth inning when Baltimor xmched him for three successiv hits. Hoyt Wilhelm finished up. Tonight, either Dave DeBus- schere (3-4) or Eddie Fisher (7-8 will face Baltimore's Milt Pappa (14-9). In St. Louis there were n rookies striving for awards, onl the Cardinals trying to catch th Los Angeles Dodgers. The Chica go Cubs fell victim to Curt Sim mons and a lusty Cardinal hiltin attack in a 6-0 setback. Simmons hurled a five-hitter registering his fifth shutout of th season and his second in succe^ sion. Simmons (14-7) allowed onl one runner to reach third base. Bill White drove in three run and became the second Cardina with more than 100 runs batte in. Ken Boyer reached the mar last week. ' Cal Koonce (1-5) was knocket out in the third inning. ' PARTS for ALJL MAKES Ol< ELECTRIC SHAVERS TAYLOR JEWELERS 00 EAST FERGUSON Downtown Wood River ALTON PLAZA BARBER SHOP Complete Bartering Service No Appoint. ment Needed! Phone 465-1352 CHICAGO (AP) Commissioner Ford F r i c k completed plans for the 1963 World Series Monday and to nobody's surprise ;ave permission only to the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodg- rs and St. Louis Cardinals to print tickets. Friek scheduled the series to open in the American League city Oct. 2 and the second game there Oct. 3 with Oct. 4 an open date and the third, fourth and fifth ;ame, if necessary, to be played n the National League city Oct. 5-7. If the best-of-7 series is not concluded by then, Oct. 8 would be an open date with the sixth and seventh games scheduled for the American League city Oct. 9-10. Because of the close race Involving the Dodgers and Cardinals n the National League, President Warren Giles announced that in case of a tie a best-of-3 playoff vould begin Monday, Sept. 30 and continue without a break. Giles said a flip of the coin would give the winning team the option of playing the first game at home and the last two, if necessary, on the road or the first game on the road and the last ,wo at home. Frick said all of the World Se- •ies games, to be televised by the National Broadcasting Company, would begin at 1 p.m. local time 'xcept if San Francisco should win the National League pennant n which games played in Candlestick Park would begin at noon. Ticket prices for the series will be ?12 for a box seat, $8 for reserve grandstands, $4 for, unreserved grandstands and standing room and $2 for bleacher seats. Roxana Season Tickets on Sale ROXANA. — Season tickets to Roxana football games will be on sale at Roxana High School office beginning today until 4 p.m. Friday. A season ticket costs $3.50 for adults and $1.25 for students. Tickets can be purchased at the game for $1 for adults nnd 50 cents for students. A special student rate will be available. Students can purchase advance tickets in the school office for 35 cents. KING EDWARD

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