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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 18

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ALTON BVENINO Celts Beat Hawks for NBA Crdim Cooz,Rtt99ell Spark Easy 121412 BOSTON (AP) — The old pro BoMon CettJes — schoolboy happy •ad prttowtonatty proud —today reign from the high position they have held for three years, chain- pkms of file National Basketball Association. "Fantastic, fabulous." Coach Red Auerbach beamed at his champions after their 121-112 vie- ,«f «VCT St. Louis Tuesday night emrdnated th* gallant Hawks four games to one in the best-of-seven final playoff. "We're the greatest," Awrbach shouted into tbft confusion of OK steaming, crowded drtsslns room. Aa usual, n was a team effort But as usual, it was keyed by the great Bill Russell and the Incomparable Bob Cousy. Russell, the 6-foot-10 post man and the league's most valuable player, scored 30 points—22 of them tn the first half as Boston struggled to a 63-61 intermission —and hauled down 38 rebounds. Cousy. the veteran backcourt roan who wears the label "Mr. Basketball," scared 18 points. 13 of mem in Boston's third-quarter burst that broke open the game, and contributed 12 assists. The Coo*, who played 42 minutes on the dead run in Boston's lung-straining fast break, collapsed after the game and took no part 1 in the victory celebration. "Russell was fantastic." St. Louis Coach Paul Seymour said. "He kept mem alive in that first half. He gave them life. Thirty- eight rebounds. And then that third quarter. That did it." The third-quarter spurt, in which Boston outscored St. Louis 37-33, gave the Celtics a 13-point lead and apparently put it out of reach. But the Hawks came clawing bade. Moved by me scoring prowess of Cliff Hagan and Bob Pettit, who had 26 and 24 points respectively. St Louis closed to within five points before Cousy, Tommy By «D Wttltt PTCH Bpwvi An infield hit by Charlie Neal :;ff Robin Roberts' leg led the way to a three-run inning and gave Los Angeles a 6-2 victory over Philadelphia Tuesday night. That put the Dodgers in a first place ie with Pittsburgh's world chan* plon Pirates, the St. Louis Car dinals and the Cincinnati Reds as the National League opened the 1961 baseball season. In the other NL openers, all al craoon contests, the Pirates were back in die old groove, coming from behind on Bill Virdon's three-run homer with two out in Hdnaohn, Frank Ramsey Sam Jones finished the job. and Boctra <ttl> XUnrta (IU) Player fg ft pf Player Pettit 7 10 4 Heinsohn 4 Hacan 11 Lovellette 6 3 McCarthy 2 0 Green SaaWry Wtlkens Ferrari Foust 2 Loscutoff 3 Russell 3 Sharman 4 Consy Ramsey 645 Sanders 422 S.Jones 002 K.C.Jones Conley fgftpf 835 204 5 2 2 I 4 912 2 2 1 84 44 0 0 AVEHBACH DRENCHED BOSTON—Boston Celtics Coach Red Auerbach Is assisted from shower by Jim Loscutoff where he was placed by players after the Celtics defeated the St. Louis Hawks 131 to 112 to win the National Basketball Assn. championship at Boston Garden Tuesday night It was the Celtics third straight NBA championship and fourth in five years. (AP Wlrephoto) CM Eagle Runners Fly Over Highland - The Civic Me- scored an 82 2-3 1 2 21 201! BETHALTO moral Eagles —35 1-3 win over the Highland Bulldogs here Tuesday in a dual track meet. Summaries: High hurdles — Cdeman (CM). EvUsizer (CM). Greer (CM). Time—18.3. 100-yard dash — Keefe (CM). Allison (CM). Landolp (H). Time -11.2. 880-yard run — Cathorall (CM). Eaton (CM). Blocher (Ht. Time—2:13.7. 880-yard relay — CM Time— 1:43.6. 440-yard run — Sivevly (H). Ranish (H). Duncombe (CM). Time—: 62.3. Mile Totals 43 26 29 Totals 45 31 21 Score by Quarters: 1234 Tj Hawks 39 22 23 38—112 Boston 33 29 37 22—121 Officials: Strom, Rudolph. run — Cathorall (CM). (H). Kraus (H). Tune- NBA RESULTS By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TneMte.v Besutt Boston 121, St. Louis 112 (Boston wins best-of-7 final series 4-1) Longest pass play in the Big Ten last season was a toss by Tom Matte to Charles Bryant It covered 67 yards for Ohio State, 220-yard dash — Allison (CM). Keith (CM). Quertermous (CM>. Time—: 25.6. Mile relay — Civic Memorial, Time—4:02.7. Shot put — Beichel (H). Schued- bech (H). Gonzales (CM). Dis- mce 40 ft 7 inches. Pole vault — Wanich (CM). Three-way tie for second and third Height — 9 ft 9 inches. Low hurdles — Gonzales (CM). Evilsi?er (CM). Crump (CM). Time—: 24.9. High jump — Greer (CM). Moss WOULD YOU LIKE TO SAVE $$$$ SEE OUR AD IN TOMORROW NIGHT'S PAPER (H). Three-way tie for third Height - 5 ft. 5 inches. Discus — Schuedbech (H) Diechel (H). Mariniko (H). Distance — 121 ft. 7 inches. Broad jump — Allison (CM) Keele (CM). Kaukman (H). Distance 17 ft 5 inches. PftO HOCKEY Tuesday Results No game " Wednesday Game Chicago at Detroit (Chicago leads 2-1 best-of-7 final series) John M. Krum Alton's first mayor . later became mayor of St Louis. SPORTSMAN'S FLY-ROD GRIPS •FULL WELLS* STANDARD DESIGN IS UffiD FOR MOST RODS. PERHAPS IT IS A 600O HT FOR MOST POISONS. •HALF WHUS- THE »HALF WBLLS"6RIP « LESS MMIUAR>BUr HAS 6OOO OBSISN, •PAYNE* •PHIU.IPPB TAPERED* THESB 3 DESIGNS AMMY NEW, BUT PEW ARE SEEN EXCEPT ON CUSTOM-MADE OR EXPENSIVE RODS. ANY VARIANCE Of STANDARD 6RIPS IS AN ATTEMPT TO FIND A DEStSN TO 8UTT A USER'S PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS. Perfectly balanced, effortless and simple operation—it's a powerful workhorse that'll do about every garden job you want! it tills, plows, Cultivates and mulches, tool .If TJf/jl .It Plows! VorfaUf top* -up#« 10 mn»» ••(til GIANT 7iro«-/»— —fa* your old TiM«r or Power ***»?—**• H at Down fiOME IN AND SEE IT RUN . 1 SflVJCf *^ WAUAW Your tiller w ers. Pirates, Reds Win Openers Roxana Cindermen Top Triad ROXANA — The Roxana Shell dndermen scored a one sided 9820 win over the Triad Knights here Tuesday in a dual track meet In four events the Shells swept all three places. They took the 12C yard high hurdles, the 100-yard dash, the 220-yard dash and the broad jump. The Shells will host Jerseyville Friday. Results: 120 yard high hurdles—Thompson (R). Keller (R), Gropple (R). Time—0:16. 100 yard dash — Parsons (R) Bugg (R), Fraser (R). Time— 0:10.7. Shot put-Coutin (R), Ray (R) Heilein (T). Distance—45'2". 880 yard run—Lewis (T), Keller (R). Hogue (R). Thne-fclLS. 880 yard relay—Roxana (Thomas, Parsons, Fraser, and Hughes) Triad. Time—1:37.2. High jump—Thomas (R), Been (R), Harrison (T). Height-5'7". 440 yard dash — Johnson (T) GuUicscrud (R), Tucker (R). Time -0:58.4. Discus — McLane (R), Heilein (T), Clenney (T). Distance — 128'5". Mile run—Heimkamp (R), Lew is (T), McKensie (R). Time — 5:14.6. 220 yard dash—Hughes (R), Raj (R), Fraser (R). Time—0:23.8. Broad jump — Thomas (R) Hughes (R), Parsons (R). Distance-191". Pole vault—Cadle (R) and Macias (R) tied for first, Hensch er (T). Height-10'. Mile relay — Roxana (Been Tucker, Keller, and Thompson) Triad. Time-3:53.2. fee ninth for an M victory at San Francisco. St. Louis defeated Milwaukee and Warren Spahn 24 on Daryl Spencer's solo home run n the 10th inning, and Cincinnati rolling on homers by Frank Robinson and Wally Post, walloped Chicago's Cubs 7-1. Roberts, setting a NL record with his 12th opening day assign ment for the Phite, wound up with a 5-6 record (or inaugurals after the three-run Dodger seventh Pinch-hitter Ron Fairly capped that rally with a two-run double, and rooWe Carl Warwick drove in the final run with a pinch stogie, following two walks by Phil ie reliever Ken Lehman, in the eighth. The Dodgers started fast, SCOT ng in the first inning when speedster Maury Wills singled, went to second on a sacrifice and then scampered home on a single by 'ommy Davis. Wally Moon hom- ered in the second, but Johnny Allison then squared it for the Phils with a two-run homer in the third inning off winner Don Drys dale. Best Big Ten scrimmage run of 1960 was turned in by Iowa's Larry Ferguson against Ohio State. He went 91 yards. Southpaw Mike McCormick whom new Giant Manager A Dark had exempted from relief work earlier this spring, was hus tied in to face left-handed hitter Virdon in the ninth after the Pi rates had put the tying runs on base against Stu Miller with two out. Virdon creamed McCormlck's first pitch. Sad Sam Jones start ed for the Giants, but left in a two-run sixth. Willie McCovej batted in two runs and Orlando Cepeda drove in three, and each belted solo homers, off Pirate starter Bob Friend. Elroy Face was the winner. The Cardinals, blanked on two hits for seven innings, scored the tying run in the eighth off Spahn on Hal Smith's triple and a pinch single by Bob Niemair. Spencer' shot then put it away. Lindy Me Daniel pitched three hitless in nings and gained the decision in relief of Ernie Broglio, who gave up four hits, one was Ed Mathews fourth-inning home run. Cincinnati collected 14 hits off loser Glen Hobbie and three relievers with Post's three-run horn er breaking a 1-1 tie in the third Jim OTcole was the winner with a four-hitter. MI ^^^^bAMttktti^hfct J^^Hffiuyyb^^^^^^^^fc Ijr im JMptMftft Major Mtittt bawbtll's nto* ^.^^^ iLy^JB^^ ^^^^1^^ jl^Mte ^"* atne, iwvMay uyHiuiH orew 38 farH Witt we top crowd, hi .on TIMOR)) rt r II^^&^^^AU g^^ MlkJif-^^iWlMdU^fl t otiwm tra rraianeipina and Lot Agteles Do it the b» Aajfefc* CbHwum. Bolstered by the las Angelw throng, the National Lttgue's four openers attracted 1M.I& The American League, after drawing 28,725 at Monday's presidential opener in Washington, added 103,879 in four games Tuesday despite poor weather for a total of 129,604. Last year, when the majors also counted nine-games on their open- ng schedules, the crowds totaled 10,436. UGHT RESULTS By 'ffHl ASSOCIAflO PRESS Santa Cms, Calif.-Charlle (Ti ger) Smith, 150, San Francisco, outpointed Charlie (Tombtsone) Smith, 147, Los Angeles, 10. San Antonio, Tex. — PranWe Duran, 115, Austin, knocked out Tommy Draper, 116, Oklahoma City, 4. McKees Rocks, Pa. — Freddy Martlnovich, 137, Pittsburgh, out pointed Lee Bohles, 137%, Buffa lo, N.Y., 8. Cleveland tot* off a-nmnlng with a 941 dttittft! at Detroit, SPORTSMAN'S BIG PLUGS TRICKY IN NETTING PISH A HUSKY PISH I* CAUGHT ON A MUUnPt-K-HOOKKD PLUS, YOU'D BETTER HAVK A LAIUMt NBT IP you PLAN TO NET HIM HBAO FIRST. IP ITS A SMALL. NET* THERE'S MORE CHANCES FOR HIM TO 6MA6 A HOOK NEAR THE BAG'S TOP AND FLOP Off. THUS, IT* ' BEST ID . USB AS LAR3EANET AS POSSIBLE AND RAISE 'ITFROM UNDER THE FISH WHO-* HOLD* IN6 HIS HEAD ABOVE VVKrER. Twins, Angels Ring Up Wins in Season Openers Stengel Takes In Dodger Game LOS ANGELES (AP)-IW the firrt time in more than two decade*, Caaey Stengel watched the opening of a basebeJl leaaon ai a fan instead of a manager, The traMition didn't wen to bother him, partkulWly when he learned the New York Yankees got shut out 64 in their opener by the Minnesota Twin*. You never miss those kind," said Casey. Stfengel, fired by the Yankees last fall after his 10th first-place finish in 12 seasons, showed up at the Coliseum Tuesday night to watch the Dodgers open against Philadelphia. Casey, a bank vice president in suburban Burbank, drew one of the night's loudest ovations when he was introduced between in nlngs. Sen am! W Mraay, Wwe ion, JUnwi,wf» »« INgfl wwi but 1 Ikit MfeMRi Watfcid fMt out man and rtrock «rt flvt iwfcy flM MOBRd dtter of Mi agri» and jB^ opening day stwtont icffewd toy the YanMm in eight yean. Orba, never a winner againtt the Orioles in jwo seasons with the Yankees, squared Ms major eagoe record at 84 after getting all tfie backing he needed from Ted Klusaewsk). Big Klu wal- oped a pair of home runs and drove in five runs as the Angels counted three runs in the first and our in the second against loser Milt Pappas and John Papa, a 21- year-old right-hander making Ms major league debut. Bob Cerv also homered for the Angels. A six-run second inning, win three unearned, wrapped It up for the Indians and Jim Perry, who went all the way with a seven hitter. Bubba Phillips hit a two- run homer for the Indians, who had 18 hits—four each by Vic Power and Jimmy Piersall and two by ex-Giant Willie Kirkland Jim Burning was the loser Ray Herbert allowed only six hits, but needed relief by Don Larsen and a mop-up save by But Daley as the A's defeated the Red Sox at Boston. Four Red Sox er rors led to four unearned runs for Kansas City with Herbert bring Ing in the first two with a second inning single. Bill Monbouquette was the loser. SfeoaHYow Telegraph Fwget Yon. Phone HO 5*6641 for dell very I Before 6pm fatty 5 pm, Saturday Circulation Department ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH NOTICE Due to remodeling of club rooms, the kitchen will be closed this week. The kitchen will reopen Thursday, April 20, as usual. Other facilities will remain open. ALTON-WOOD RIVER SPORTSMEN'S CLUB GODFREY, ILLINOIS SALE! ATLAS TIRES! BEFORE YOU BUY TIRES SEE THE STANDARD DEALERS IN THIS AD! PRIDES ARE WAY DOWN! STILL A BIO SELECTION AVAILABLE! FREE MOUNTING! LIFETIME ALL ROAD HAZARD WRITTEN GUARANTEE PAY ONLY $1.25 WEEKLY! IUY 'IM ON THI STANDARD •UDQET FLAN! (SWMBMD NOW... 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