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PAGE THIRTY-EIGHT ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1«B3 STUDY OF CONCENTRATED COACHING EDWARDSVILLE — Coach Harry Gallatin of the St. Louis Edwardsville High School. Players from the left are Bill Bridges, Hawks kneels In front of his players to give them some instmctions Phil Jordon, Gerry Ward, Leland Mitchell and Bob Duffy. The during the Detroit-St. Louis pro basketball exhibition game at Hawks looked impressive in winning, 108-100.—Don Hayes photo. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League W. L. Pet. G.B. New York ... 104 55 .654 — Chicago 91 67 .576 12% Minnesota .. 89 70 .560 15 Baltimore .... 84 75 .528 20 Detroit 78 81 .491 26 Cleveland .... 76 82 .481 27V 2 Boston 75 85 .469 29Vi Kansas City .. 72 ,86 .. .456 31Mi Los AngeleS '.. 70% ;438 34% Washington .. 55 103 .348 48% Wednesday's Results New York 3, Los Angeles 1 Kansas City 7, Detroit 2 Baltimore 10, Chicago 2 Only games scheduled Today's Game Qeveland at Kansas City (N) Friday's Games Washington at Chicago (2 twi- night) Cleveland at Kansas City (N) Detroit at Baltimore (N) Minnesota at New York (N) Only games scheduled National League W. L. Pet. G.B. Los Angeles .. 98 60 .620 — St. Louis .... 92 ..67 .579 6% San Francisco 85 73 .538 13 Philadelphia . 84 74 .532 14 Cincinnati .... 84 75 .528 14% Milwaukee ... S3 76 .522 15% Chicago 80 79 .503 18% Pittsburgh ... 73 85 .462 25 Houston 63 95 .399 35 New York .... 50108 .316 48 Wednesday's Results St. Louis 5, Chicago 2 Philadelphia 6, San Francisco 4 Milwaukee 9, Cincinnati 5 Houston 2, Pittsburgh 1 Los Angeles 1, New York 9 Today's Games Philadelphia at San Francisco Pittsburgh at Houston (N) New York at Los Angeles (N) Only games scheduled Friday's Games Cincinnati at St. Louis (N) Chicago at Milwaukee (N) New York at Houston (N) Philadelphia at Los Angeles (N) Pittsburgh at San Francisco (N) Ditka Says Bears Better CHICAGO (AP) — End Mike Ditka of the Chicago Bears says "we still haven't tapped hefl o: our potential." Ditka made his comment after owner-coach George Halas herdec his squad into the training room at Soldier Field to watch the game film of last Sunday's 31-10 Green Bay victory over the De troit Lions. The unbeaten Bears are at Detroit Sunday. "We wanted every man on the squad to see the fierceness o evei-y play, whether on offense or defense," said Halas. The usual procedure in viewing movies is to divide the squad into offensive and defensive units for specialized scrutiny of (he game PROBABLE PITCHERS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Cleveland (John 0-2) at Kansas City (Drabowsky 7-12) (N) Only game scheduled National League New York (Willey 9-14) at Los, Angeles (Podres 1441) (N) Philadelphia (Green 7-4) at San Frandsoo (O'Dell 13-10) Pittsburgh (Gibbon 5-11) at Houston (Nottebart 10-8) (N) Only game* Willie Mays Challenges Bat Leaders By JIM HACKLEMAN Associated Press Sports Writer Watch Willie Mays, baseball's wunciest convalescent. He may be the first guy to win a batting itle with an off-year. The San Francisco Giants' cen- er fielder, who fought through a protracted slump and then was orced into a four-game layoff with nervous exhaustion early this month, is on a hitting tear. Willie went 4-for-4 Wednesday— a triple, two doubles and a single —although the Giants were beaten jy Philadelphia 6-4, and powered limself right into the middle of the scrap for the National League jatting title. Mays was hitting .301 when he was sidelined, and in a phenomenal climb since then he has raised his average to .317. He's currently on a 13-game hitting streak, 25-for-53 and a .472 clip. Ahead of Mays in the scramble :or the batting crown are: Defending champion Tommy Davis of the pennant-winning Los Angeles Dodgers—he's at .323 after two singles in three trips in a 1-0 triumph over the New York Mets. Sandy Koufax won his 25th in that one, and became the fourth pitcher in major league history to strike out 300 in one season. Dick Groat of St. Louis—batting .320 after two hits in five tries as the second-place Cardinals ended a six-game losing string by beating the Chicago Cubs 5-2. Orlando Cepeda of the Giants- whacked a three-run homer in four appearances and has a .319 mark. His blow was matched by a three-run pinch hit homer by Don Demeter and a two-run shol by Johnny Callison in a seventh inning rally that gave the Phils the victory. Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee Braves—got his 43rd homer for a .318 average, helping Warren Spahn beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5. Spahn, 22-7 for the year and with 349 victories in a magnificen' career, also homered. And Roberto Clemente of the Pittsburgh Pirates—went l-for-4 In a 2-1 defeat at Houston and slipped to .318. The Colts took this one with a two-ran uprising in the sev enth after being blanked on two hits by Tom Sisk through six. New York's American League champion Yankees took only one hour and 38 minutes t9 dispose ol the Ix>s Angeles Angels 3-1. Hard throwing Jim Bouton wanned up for a World Series start with f seven-inning workout for his 21s victory, allowing three hits and facing only 15 men in his last five innings. Bob Saverine, in his last game before starting a six-month Army hitch, got three hits and battec in two runs in leading Baltimore to a 10-2 romp over Chicago White Sox rookie Gary Peters was rocked in his bid to become a 20-game winner. River and Outdoors With Harold Brand Bountiful Private Waters A private lake near Mozier produced more than 30 fish Saturday evening for Mr. and Mrs. Everett Jlowers, East Alton, and Ralph Noble, Highland Ave. The, group ished for 8 a.m. until 4 a.m. and then headed for home. 'Our score included 22 catfish, eight carp, a perch, bluegill, a white perch, and a seven-pound dogfish," Mrs. Glowers said. "Our dog loves dogfish which I cook or him. The mosquitoes weren't oo bad but it turned cold at midnight. We lost several large fish when our 22-pound test leaders aroke." Brought Home Trout A tagged fish catching contest among the members of the Missouri Trout Fishing Assn. last weekend at Montauk State Park, Mo., attracted about 600 persons, reported Bert Cashen, 3300 Kendall Ave. Cashen, his wife, and son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Terry Cashen of St. Louis and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Pohlman of Godfrey, took more than 25 trout averaging up to 1% pounds "We didn't take any tagged fish but the contest wasn't open to the public," Cashen said. "All fish were taken on artifical lures because no live bait is permitted.' Scored Grapple The Lake Norfolk Fishing letter reports that John Bitter of Alton recently scored 10 crappie there on a bomber lure. Tennesee Report A report from Reelfoot Lake Tenn., given by the Boardman Resort, at Hornbeak states tha guides and guests are bringing in from 100 to 150 crappie. The lake is clear and plenty of stumps are showing which the crappie hang around in the fall. The Boardmans say that fishing wil continue to be good there until December. Type of Lure to Use Its always a problem to figure out on what lure to use in the limited time an angler has for his sport. Here is a percentage tabulation by Sam Welch of the Ozark Fisherman from fish taken in Bull Shoals Lake and the White River: Jigs and eels 25.1 x per cent; spinner lures 27.3; underwatei plugs 13.0; live bait (minnows and crawfish) 13.4; surface lures 6.1; plastic worms 13.3; baits unknown .8; and spoons 1.0. Emergency Corps Meeting The Wood River Volunteer Emergency Corps will be host to other units in this region Sunday ;it 2 p.m. at the Roxana Park House, announced p. D. (Pappy) Watson, commander of the Wood River Corps. Guest Corps and families will include those from Alton, S,t. Charles, Grafton, Elsah and Pike County. The units convene three times every year .o discuss mutual improvements. Trapshoot Sunday The Edwardsville Gun Club has scheduled its monthly handicap shoot starting at 1 p.m. Sunday on the club grounds. One hundred handicap targets; entry, targets and purse fee is 10. If. time .permits^ .there also vill be a 25-pair doubles target vith entry fee of $2.50. Bird Shoots Set Coming put-and-take pheasant and chukar shoots in nearby areas are as follows: Oct. 6, pheasants at Fairmount-Sidell; Oct. 13, pheasants at Waverly; Oct. 20, chukars at Springfield; Oct. 27, chukars at Scottville; Nov. 3 pheasants at larlinville; and Nov. 10, chukars at Farmington. 'We have been fortunate in attracting a sizable crowd of shooters and spectators, "reported H. K. Hail, Palmyra, 111." It is our belief that such affairs may add to the improvement of relations between rural and city residents. We charge $2 for each bird and 15 cents for the band." Write to Hall for more information and also for reservations. This is an inexpensive way to enjoy some sporty bird shooting. LANDON'S LAKE TROUT FISHING Daylight Until Dork SEPT. 2B Through NOV. 17 1 Mil* tot of Rt. Ill at Brighton GOLFING NOTES WOMEN'S WINNER Mrs. Elmer Gillis won the Wood River Women's Golf League tournament, defeating Mrs. James Ellison 3-2 in the 18-hole handicap play-offs Wednesday on the Cloverleaf Golf Course. Mrs. Charles McLean won over Mrs. G. R. O'Bryan, one up, in the 18-hole consolation bracket. The women will be presented trophies at the annual banquet and meeting of the League at 6:3C p.m. Monday in Skagg's Steak House, Wood River. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League Batting (400 at bats) — Yastr- zemski, Boston, .320; Kaline, Detroit, .310. Runs — Allison, Minnesota, 97; Pearson, Los Angeles, and Tresh, New York, .92. Runs batted in—Stuart, Boston, 118;: Kaline, .Detroit, 100. Hits—Yastrzemski, Bpston, 182; Yard, Chicago, and Pearson, Los Angeles, 176. Doubles—Yastrzemski, Boston, 39; Ward, Chicago, 34. Triples — Versalles, Minnesota, 13; Hinton, Washington, 12 Home runs—Killebrew, Minnesota, 45; Stuart, Boston, 42. Stolen bases — Aparicio, Baltimore, 39; Hinton, Washington, 25 Pitching (15 decisions) — Ford New York, 24-7, .774; Downing New York, 13-4, .765. Strikeouts — Bunning, Detroit 194; Pascual and Stigman, Minnesota, 191 National League Batting (400 at bats)—T. Davis Los Angeles, .323; Groat, St. Lou is, .320. Runs — H. Aaron, Milwaukee 119; Mays, San Francisco, 112. Runs batten in—H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 129; Boyer, St. Louis, 110, Hits — Pinson, Cincinnati, 201; Flood, Groat and White, St. Louis, 198. Doubles—Groat, St. Louis, 42; Pinson, Cincinnati, 37. Triples—Pinson, Cincinnati, 14; Gonzalez, Philadelpha, 12. Home runs—H. Aaron, Milwau kee, and McCovey, San Francis co, 43. Stolen bases—Wills, Los Ange les, 37; H. Aaron, Milwaukee, 30 Pitching (15 decisions)—Perra noski, Los Angeles, 16-3, .842; Koufax, Los Angeles, 25-5, .833. Strikeouts—Koufax, Los Ange les, 306; Maloney, Cincinnati, 254 Rowdyism May Cause Day Football By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS One of America's most cherished traditions — the Friday or Saturday night high school football game ->•* may become passe because of the growth of rowdy- ism and vandalism among the spectators. The seriousness of the situation was highlighted recently when the city and Board of Education officials in Toledo, Ohio, and Milwaukee announced that all night games Involving high school teams were being abandoned. The schools were ordered to play in the afternoon. The Toledo action was taken after a series'of fights broke out following a Friday night game. Four policemen were hurt in the disturbance. The Milwaukee City Council switched all games to Saturday afternoon because of what it called "unwarranted attacks and acts of vandalism." Officials said no racial or religious problems apparently were involved. Night high school play was banned in Providence, R.I., where officials said a major factor was 'rowdyism, fights and vandalism." Bridgeport, Conn., ended night high school games after a 14-year-old boy was stabbed. Chi- TELEGRAPH PICKS After hitting 76 per cent for the first weekend of the prep grid season, TELEGRAPH PICKS could only manage 10 of 18 last week for 55 per cent. In a week of upsets PICKS missed the Calhoun- Wentzville, Carrollton-Pavvnee, Edwardsyille-Cathedral, Belleville - Assumption, Quincy - Cbllihsville, North Greene - Triopia, Winchester - Pittsfidd and Highland- Vandalia games. ,, ' . For two weeks PICKS has correctly picked 23 of 35 for 66 per dent. . ' \ . Once again, this coming weekend could be one of upsets and PICKS feels uneasy about the Lincoln (ESL)-Marquette, Colllnsville-Granite City, Jerseyvllle-Carlinville and Pleasatot Hill-Winchester choices. . Both Marquette and Lincoln have young teams in a rebuilding year and anything could happen Friday night at 8 o'clock on the Public School Stadium gridiron. - - - ' ~" Alton 0 Wood River ..........14 Marquette 13 Calhoun 0 Granite City 13 Civic Memorial 6 Carrollton ,.-..« 13 Quincy ......... k • i «• • JerseyvlUe V....... '.'.'. 13 Oarlinville 12 Cahokia 21 Madison ..........».... 7 Pleasant Hill ,...20 Highland 21 Lutheran Central 14 St. Louis U. High 21 Illinois 22 East St. Louis 20 Edwardsville 20 Lincoln (ESL) 14 Southwestern 21 Collinsvllle 14 Roxana 19 North Greene 24 Belleville 25 Winchester ...... ... .14 Dupo .....:........... 6 WMA • 7 Assumption 7 California 13 cago cut out night football games (for public high schools in 1954. In New York, where there are hundreds of high schools, only about three per cent play games at night and these are almost al- ways at the suggestion of an outside rival. To play a night game, it is necessary to get special permission from the school board- given only when trouble is not likely to occur. Whitey Ford Houk'sPick In Opener NEW YORK (AP)—New York Yankee left-hander Whitey Ford, baseball's biggest World Series winner, will pitch the first game of the 1963 October classic, probably against Los Angeles' Sandy Koufax, at Yankee Stadium next Wednesday. Yankee left-hander Al Downing and flght-hander Jim Bouton will pitch the second and third games for the Yankees, manager Ralph Houk said today In making known his series plans. He did not specify the order of pitchers for the second and third games. Hotik said he would depend on just three starters, thus assigning Ralph Terry, pitching hero of the Yankees' 1962 World Series triumph, over San Francisco, to bullpen duty. i Houk also said he planned to play his eight regulars, including Mickey Mantle and Roger Marls, In every game without resorting to platooning. "I'hi going to go with the pitchers who have done the best Job during the regular season," the Yankee skipper said. The same starting line-up which defeated the Giants fr seven games last October will open against Los Angeles regardless of who pitches for the Dodgers. Don Dubro, 21, of St. Louis has four sanctioned series of 800 to his credit, one short of the record shared by Hank Marino, Ray Bluth and Lindy Faragalll. Dubro's 846 last Jan. 10 was the ninth highest series on record. BASEBALL HEROES By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATTING — Willie Mays, Gi ants, lifted average to .317 with 4-for-4 performance with a triple iwo doubles and a single in 6-4 loss to Philadelphia. PITCHING — Sandy Koufax Dodgers, won his 25th game in a 1-0 triumph over the New York Mets and brought his strikeout total for the year to 306, becoming only the fourth pitcher since 1900 to reach the 300-st.rikeout level. TONIGHT AND FRIDAY! SPECIAL!! Fish Sandwiches! 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