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THE NEWS. Fradttick. Maryland Pftf* B-l ft, 1X7 Time Out For Sports WITH ARTHUR D. POSTAL Distance Is Not As Great ONE OF THE world's greatest sages, whose name must remain anonymous, once said that, "even good things must end." Nowhere, however, in that felicitous statement is there any mention of bad things, which might make the embarrassment of the Washington Redskins even greater. The Redskins, to those who don't know about it, yet, are ·lated tonight to indulge in their first of two annual exercises hi tatUity, the challenging of the Baltimore Colts in mortal combat. According to the dreary statistics, the Redskins have failed to defeat the Colts since 1958 in exhibition games and since 1959 in regular season contests. Through the years, the Colt hex of the Redskins has become worse, with the Colts absolutely demoralizing the Skins in the pre-season game last season, 35-0, after giving the regulars the entire second half off, and coming up with a 37-10 victory in the regular season. « * * * THE REGULAR SEASON game is indeed intriguing, with the statistics showing that Sonny Jurgensen, the slowest man on the field, was the leading ground-gainer for the Redskins, although Washington numbered such as Charley Taylor, Bobby Mitchell, Steve Thurlow, A. D. Whitfield and Joe Don Lioney in their running back stable. Things, in fact, got so bad that Joe Don walked to Washington from Baltimore after the game because he fumbled twice and failed to budge the Colt defensive line. With such the history, the current events could well be sobering. Although the Redskins have improved the ground game tremendously, the passing arm of ace quarterback Sonny Jurgensen is now a source of worry, with Jurgy receiving daily doses of cortisone to ease the ache in his throwing elbow, and the defensive backfield still does not seem capable of stopping Raymond Berry, whose health is even poorer today than it was a year ago, when Raymond was blind in one eye, couldn't see out of the other, had two bad knees and one sore shoulder, but still managed to defy the odds and the doctors and catch some important passes, one in the end zone, for the Colts. As if everyone knew about the history, the Colt preparations for 'the game have been somewhat relaxed. Tuesday, the last full day of practice for the game, the Colts worked long, one and a half hours during the afternoon, but not exactly diligently. » * * * THERE WERE important reasons for the lack of diligence. First there was Charles Smith, of "Kill, Bubba, Kill," fame. Bubba, who allegedly weighs 295, did not look it as he slanted in from his defensive left tackle position to smother quarterbacks, and seemed quick as a cat on running plays. Rick Volk, another newcome^, intercepted two passes in the defensive workouts, and Charley Stukes, an?ther rookie, from Maryland State, also looked excellent in the defensive backfield On offense, Tony Lorrick, Tom Matte and Jerry Hill are numtag way ahead of Lenny Moore, the old pro in his if"season wVa tu*y find this his last summer in Westminster Moore is now working behind Willie Richardson at Hanker, ·nd Rick Kestner, who was on the band squad last season, is seeing a lot of action in drills. The ends, too, are all returning, and added to that awesome list of Berry Orr and John Mackey there is another well-known newcomer, Ray Perkins of Alabama. The word is out that Perkins, though only a rookie, may replace Berry as a starter before the middle of the season because of his rating as a superior blocker. · » · * AND THEN there is Unitas. The quiet, diligent Unitas works as hard and as long as anyone on the field, including the rookie and at the same time keeps that detachment from the action that marks him as a leader. He settled his contract problems with Colt owner Carroll Rosenbloom Tues day getting that little thing out of the way. The Colts do havo weaknesses. One is an inability to de'eat Green Bay, which can be understood by even the most critical scout or fan. Another is the lack of a proven backup quarterback. Even Jim Ward, the youngster from D.r-ascns who inherited that position from Gary Cuozzo, admits that his performance Saturday against the Detroit Lkms was not good. But, Ward said Tuesday that th's was due to the cold rain which fell suddenly during the first quarter, tightening up his shoulder. And the Colts do not seem perturbed by his lack of experience. . Another weakness was thought to be at linebacker, where both Don Shinnick and Dennis Gaubatz are recovering from injures But from Tuesday's practice it looks as if Gaubatz will have a hard time disgorging Bill Curry, the former Packer obtained from the New Orleans Saints in the trade for Cuozzo, from the middle linebacker position. Overall, it looks as if Joe Don will be walking home, again, although the distance will not be as great. Red Sox Keep Homering A NEW YORK (AT) -- Carl Yastrzemski, who -atered the game in the eighth inning, blasted his 35th home run of the season Wednesday, snapping a tie and giving Boston a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees in 11 innings. Al Downing, 12-8, went all the way for the Yankees and struck out 12 Bcjton batters, aUofing eight bits before Yastnemski's shot into the right-field stands with two out in the inning. Frank's Homer Whips Twins In 10th Inning MINNEAPOLIS-St. Paul (AP) -- Frank Robinson's 26th home run--a two-run shot in the 10th inning--gave the Baltimore Orioles a 4-2 victory over Minnesota Wednesday night. The defeat dropped the Twins m games back of first place Boston, which defeated New York. Robinson's homer sailed 370 feet and scored BOOR Powell, who had singled. It beat Dean Chance, 17-10, who had pitched {. no-hitter against Cleveland in his last start. Reliever Eddie Watt, who struck out four batters in the two innings he worked, gained credit for the victory. The Orioles scored two runs in the sixth, combining three singles with a walk and Rod Car-" ew's error. Luis Aparicio led off the Orioles' sixth with .a single. Boog Powell singled, sending Aparicio to second and Paul Blair fo'lowed with a run-scoring single off Chance. Minnesota second baseman Rod Carew booted Frank Robinson's grounder, loading the bases. Chance then gave up his first walk, a costly one that forced in Powell. Pinch hitter Bob Allison tied it at 2-2 in the bottom of the eighth by hitting his 20th home run with one out. The Twins had gotten their first run in the second inning, when Carew singled to center, scoring Harmon Killebrew. Killebrew had walked, stole second and advanced to third when catcher AnHv Etcbpharren BALTIMORE MINNESOTA ·b r h bl ab r h r- Anii'fln ss 1 1 " Uh'aendr cf 4 n « PcwHi 1b " : » · - Tovar II 4 o n V , Blnlr cf 0 i I Ollwfl rf 4 0 ' cOholrsn 'f 4 1 i A Klll«brew 1b 3 i Blefarv If 4 0 0 ' RoltM*1b 4 0 « i BOobinsn 3b 4 0 1 0 Ca--ew Zb 3 0 1 ' Etchebrn c 3 0 0 · Vcrsalles ss 3 0 " o | Snvder ph 1 0 1 0 7lnr"man c 2 0 1 " | Haney c 0 0 0 ' Allison ph 1 i ' Belanger 2b 3 0 0 C -""'-r*n r n A " Baroerdr p 3 0 i Peese ph 1 0 r n Ma" ph 1 C n DCharce p 2 0 ' Watt p 0 0 1 Tetalf M 4 7 * Totals 31 J 4 J Baitlmor* 000 007 (X)i 7- ' Minnesota 010 000 010 0--] E--Etcnebarren, Carew. DP--Ba'timo 3, Minnesota 1 LOB--Baltimore 7 f' so'a 3 3B--B Robinson MR--Allison (20), F. Robinson (26) SB--Killebrew S Belanger. IP H R ER BB SC Brabender 8 4 2 2 2 ' Watt (W,2-4) 2 0 0 0 0 4 D Chance (L,17-10) 1 0 9 4 3 1 7 HBP--D Chance (F. Robinson), B - berder (D. Chance), Watt (Versalle T--2 20 Co!ts Place Second Choice On Waivers WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP)-- Undergoes Surgery ST. LOUIS (AP) - Joe Robb, defensive end with the St. Louis football Cardinals, underwent exploratory surgery on his left knee Wednesday. The 30-year-old veteran has been bothered with the knee injury since early in the training season. Robb will be lost for at least four weeks and possibly more. Yastrzemski, who started the game on the bench after Boston's marathon doubleheader with the Yankees Tuesday night, had been hitless in 18 at bats until his homer which gave him the major league lead in; that department. Harmon Killebrew of Minnesota has 34. Boston 000 010 000 01--2 9 0 New York 000 001 000 00--1 6 0 Stephenson, Wyatt (8) and Agee Keys Rallies Chisox Top Nats WASHINGTON (AP) Tom-1 Wednesday night. Ry^^Sng and Gibbs. W- mie Agee keyed three Chicago Wyatt, 8-6. L--Downing, 12-8. rallies with two singles and a Home run--Boston, Yastrzem- double as the White Sox defeat- ed the Washington Senators 5-1 The victory place cf first place ski (35) American League race kept the fourth 2Vz games ' Boston in the i and five hits in only three innings. Washington's only run came in the eighth when Ed Strpud tripled and scored on an infield Fred Klages and Bob Locker , -combined on the eight-hitter , Chicago 102 000 200--5 7 1 with Klages working the first Washington 000 000 010--I 8 l six innings before leaving for a Klages, Locker (7) and Joseph- pinch hitter. | son; Pascual, Nold (4), Knowles Chicago touched veteran j (6), Cox (8) and Casanova. W-Camilo Pascual for three runs Klages, 3-3. L--Pascual, 11-10. Speedy Streak Cops Win In Hambletonian Trot DU QUOIN, 111. (AP) -- ' l shot, raced ahead after the Speedy Streak captured the first quarter-mile of the second $122,650 Hambletonian Trot in heat Keystone Pride went to successive heats Wednesday the front after a half mile and with times of 2:00 and 2:01. stayed there swinging into the It was only the third triumph, home turn. in 10 starts this year for Speedy , During this time, Cameron- Streak, the most expensive i collecting his third Hambletoni- standard-bred ever sold at auc-1 an trophy--had Speedy Streak tion. I in sixth place. Speedy Streak, driven by Del l As the field neared the head Cameron, cost his owners--Ken- of the stretch -- while a crowd neth D. Owen of Houston, Tex, of 25,000 roared--Speedy Streak C. F. Games of Sherburne, j was taken to the outside and N.Y., and John R. Gaines of j gradually closed ground as Key~ ' and Speed Model Lexington, Ky. -- $113,000 as a yearling. The victory was worth $60,078 to Speedy Streak. In the second heat, Speedy Streak won by two lengths over Speed Model, one of three fillies in the field of a down 3-year- old trotters. As in the first heat, a photo for third developed in the second heat. Keystone Pride was adjudged third and Canadian-owned Halifax Hanover was fourth. Flying Cloud, an unofficial 30- RUN DOWN -- Atlanta Braves' Clete Boyer (6) is tagged cut by Pittsburgh Pirates' Donn Clendenon (left) in rundown with Bill Mazer- AP Wlrephoto oski (right) between first and second bases in f irst inning of game in Atlanta Wednesday night. Nicklaus Survives Rally By Sikes, Takes Tourney Johnson, Fairly Lead Dodgers Over Giants stone Pride -,, tried vainly to turn on a finish kick. But Cameron had the momentum going for the son of the famous Speedster, and Speedy Streak was flying at the finish. Flying Cloud was fifth, followed in order by Armbro Harold, Miss Marker, Pomp, Skymas- ter, Arden Vance, the heavily- favored Dazzling Speed and and Murray Mir. In the first heat, Speedy Streak's victory margin was an official four lengths over Keystone Pride. This was one of the largest winning advantages in the big race which was moved to Du Quoin from Goshen, N.Y., in 1957. RYE, N.Y. (AP) -- Power | finishing hole, house Jack Nicklaus stood off a spirited stretch rally by Dan Sikes Wednesday and won golf's richest purse--$50,000--with a 72-hole score of 272, 16 under par, in the Westchester Classic. Sikes finished a shot back at 273. In doing so, the 27-year-old marvel from Columbus, Ohio, wrested the season's money lead from Arnold Palmer and moved ahead of Bill Casper-- mailing uvu^. With tension high and many of the 18,000 gallery watching In breathless silence, the 36-year- old Florida lawyer sent a 15-foot Open champion in this $250,000 event, but none except Sikes managed a serious challenge on this closing day of bright sun shine over the tight, 6,573-yard putt straight at the hole, only to, Westchester Country Club see it lip the cup and remain SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Lou Johnson and Ron Fairly each drove in three runs leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 91 victory over the San Francisco Giants Wednesday. Johnson belted a three-run double following three walks in the fifth inning off Giant starter Clemente Bats Pirates Over Atlanta, 11 -9 ATLANTA (AP) -- Roberto Clemente' s two-run double capped a four-run fourth inning U1C 111111 1IUI1I1K Ull wiailt aicuiEl rr--- -- . -Ray Sadecki giving the Dodgers for Pittsburgh and carried the * _ . T^!«*h4A*» 4« A 11 _O ^Tlrtfrrtf^V AVA1" out. course. Roberto de Vicenzo, the 14- t b * XVUU^l \,\t U^ T *V^V,»»*-VJ, ·itAV* » * He had to settle for second j year-old Argentine who scored a iiC isau kU OCLUC ivsi ocx^uiiu yCcll'-uiU rvi {j,d.il.iljc TTAAV iyw* W\A «a place but he had consolation in | popular victory last month in the $30,000 runner-up paycheck, the British Open, fired a 70 for which he almost blew by twice 274 and the third money of $18,pulling out of the tournament. 750. Rain-outs permitted him to try Gary Player of South Africa, again Nicklaus, who shot a final The Baltimore Colts announced just behind money bags Palmer roun d 71 after going 67-65-69 In Wednesday that rookie running back Jim Detwiler has been placed on the National Football League's waiver list with the notation, injured. Detwiler, Baltimore's No 2 draft choice from Michigan, has looked good in training, a club Ma/or league STANDINGS as the No. 1 man in the sport's all-time winning list. Sikes, who came from three shots off the pace to collar Nick- iaus at the 12th hole only to fall no spokesman said, but has trouble with a recurring knee injury. The spokesman said that cartilage was removed from the knee in an operation last year and that pressure on a ligament the first three rounds, took chances on the final hole. Some 13 feet away after driving into the rough and pitching short of the 518-yard, par five winner of every major crown, finished fourth with a 71 for 275 and Palmer the all-time leading money winner, sank a six-foot putt on the final hole for 276 and fifth place. Player collected $12,500 and Palmer $10,750. Then came Doug Sanders, a 4-2 lead. Fairly entered the game as a pinch hitter following Johnson's hit and singled in the fourth run of the inning. He added a two- run homer in the seventh. Don Drysdale, 10-13, got the victory, his 32nd career win over the Giants, but had to leave the game in the seventh because of an arm injury. Sadecki, 6-6, took the loss. Los Angeles San Fran. . 100 040 202--9 11 0 000 200 100--2 7 0 Drysdale, Perranoski (7) and Torborg; Sadecki. McDaniel (5), Bolin (8) and Haller, Dietz (8) W-- Drysdale, 10-13. L-Sadecki, 6-6. Home run-- Los Angeles, Fairly (8). Pirates to a 11-9 victory over Atlanta Wednesday night. Home runs by Felipe Alou and Joe Torre had helped the Braves build a 6-4 lead but the Pirates came back in the fourth with Clemente's hit giving them the lead again. Matty Alou paced the Pirate attack with four hits and scored three times. Willie Stargell had a two-run double and his 18th home run for Pittsburgh. Midget Gridders Set Final registration IGT boys 9 to 13 wishing to participate in the Frederick midget football league will be today at 6 p.m. near the Baker Park swimming pool. _ iaus at me izm nuie ut»y i y i a u short of the 518 _ yar d par fi ve Then came uoug aanaers, a shot back again after n"ting fin j s hing hole, he lagged up to with 71 for 277, followed by club into a trap at 15, made a bold, within six i nches an( j san k f o r a pro Lee Trevino of El Paso. «* n w c»* +v»« xio r\Q\7/»nppk" nil the / · _ , _ ! _ » _ · __ i m _ -- j /"*u: /~»K; T3/\^T-nrt 1*^-7 iiuu a n u p -- -", - ---- i wimin six incnes stab at the big paycheck on the com f orta bi e win pro Tex., and Chi Chi Rodriguez, ,s being caused by scar tissue NEW YORK AP Plans Baseball F11J1V/1 LC1U1C W i l l A V-A . , **»»'-· v^" -- (= T Feme of the greatest names in the happy Puerto Rican, tied at golf pressed the reigning U S 278. "rom the earlier injury surgery. More surgery may be neces- Commissioner William Eckert Wednesday invited 10 clubs, the five leading contenders in the A m e r i c a n a n d National Leagues, to meet in his office Nat cnal League St. Louis Cincinnati Chicago Phila'phia San Fran. Atlanta Pittsburgh Los Angeles 60 70 Houston 55 79 W. L- Pet. G.B. 82 51 .617 -72 61 .541 10 71 62 .534 11 68 61 -527 12 70 63 .526 12 66 64 .508 63 69 .477 .462 20% .410 27% American League Boston Minnesota Detroit Chicago California Wash'n. C'eveland Baltimore New York W. L. Pet. G.B. 76 58 .567 -73 58 .557 1M- .556 IMz .550 2Mz .504 sary to rebuild the knee, the Colts said. The waiver move cut Baltimore's squad to 48, five more than can be carried before the and'; Wednesday, Sept. 6 to discuss World Series plans Representatives have been 74 59 72 59 66 65 63 70 63 71 59 70 8% .474 12V2 .470 13 .457 14% .444 16Mi .420 New York 51 78 .395 29 YISTMDAY'S tfSULTS Chicago 4, Houston 1 Los Angeles 9, San Fran. 3 Cincinnati 2, Philadelphia 1 Pl»tsburgh U, Atlanta 9 St. Louis 2, New York 0 OAMIS TODAY Philadelphia (Jackson 10-12J at Pittsburgh (Fryman 2-?\ N Los Angeles (Osteen 15-13) at Atlanta (Johnson 13-7), N San Francisco (McCormlck 18- «) st Cincinnati (Maloney l2-»), u Houston (Blttingame 5-«) at St Louis (Washburn WP, N New York (Seaver 12-11) at Chicago (Gulp S-10) Boston 2, New York 1, 11 innings Kansas City 6, Cleveland 5, 1? innings Chicago 5, Washington 1 Baltimore 4, Minnesota 2, 10 innings California 3, Detroit 2 OAMES TODAY Washington (Bertaina 3-5) a' New York (Barber «-i* Baltimore (Phoebus 11-8) .v Minnesota (Merritt 10-5 Chicago (Carlos 0-0) at Boston (Bell 10-10), N Only games scheduled mandatory Monday. cut to 43 next invited from Boston, Minnesota, Detroit, Chicago and California in the American League and from St. Louis, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco in the National League. 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