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Mome5 THURSDAY, JULY 24, 1969 Comic Dictionary DTVOUCK—A common custom whose chief causes are men, women and marriage. (Copyright, 1969, bv Evan Ej«r) McCovey Wallops 2 Home Runs, Bench Loses 2nd Homer to Yaz's Sensational Catch — N. L ROLLS TO 7TH STRAICHT, 9-3 MH6QNRIPS FELLER AMU M RACE FEUD Calls Story of 1946 Incident a Lie NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) The Jackie Robinson-Bob Feller racial feud waxed hotter I Wed n e s d a y with fresh sparks flying between New York and Washi n g t o n, D.C., the All- Star capital. "I f s damned lie, and I want you to quote me, Robinson said in a telephone call to the Associated Press after reading that he once held up an exhibition game while demanding more money BOB FELLER Out of Sight, 8-2, After 5 in 3rd Willie McCovey Ties the Record By George Minot, Jr. © The Washington Post WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National League did the partying at baseball's 100th birthday celebration Wednesday. Willie McCovey lit two home- run candles against the Americans, Johnny Bench one, and the older league gobbled all the cake in the All-Star game, 9-3. Private Preserve Making the annual mid-season spectacular more than ever its own private preserve.Nhe j N.L. won its seventh straight in! the 36-year-old series. There were moments of joy j for the A.L. rooters, who were in the overwhelming majority among the Robert F. Kennedy Stadium sellout of 45,259. Washington's own Frank Howard hit the game's longest ball, a 460- foot monster off the mezzanine over the clock in r i g h t center field, and Detroit's Bill Frechan hit the fourth of the contest's five home runs, one shy of the All-Star record. The game, with Vice-President Agnew relieving for grand-touring President Nixon, was a refreshing change from recent years when the hitters stayed home. The 12 runs were five more than the teams totaled in the previous three years. Except for the excitement generated by the appearance of pinchhitter Willie Mays (he filed out) and a homer-robbing catch by Carl Yastrzemski, it was pretty tame stuff after the fourth inning. All the runs had been tabulated by then. Only three more hits, among the National's 11 and the American's six, were to follow.' Trailing by six runs entering mid-contest, the American Leaguers found themselves in the position of hoping for a game and face-saving cloudburst, of i the type that sent everyone N.L.'s batting practice, but not ' away Tuesday night in the first another drop fell once the can- ; All-Star game postponement. V as was removed. Light Shower / Mel Stottlemyrc was the j TJtere was a light, pre-game A.L.'s substitute starter, rcp+ae- showcr, which cut sfiort the,ing Denny McLain, who was Johnny Bench Tito Out. One Back single, took second when Boog Powell hobbled a dribbler and i could make only a play at first, , proceeded to third on a wild • pitch and scored when Howard j dropped a short fly in left. Cleon Jones led off the National's second with an Infield hit, and that brought up Cincinnati's great young catcher, Bench, for the first time in All-Star play. He hit a homer off the mezzanine In left. Howard gave the American Leaguers their first chance to cheer in the home half when he laic relurninj,' from a morning leaned into a pitch from starter dental appointment in Detroit. :» 1(l winner Steve Carlton. " Krnnk Howard Wi-l-'iHil Homer Tlic N.L 's. first run, in the first inning, was not Slot- \ lemyrc's fault, however. Mattyj Ainu led off with a looping; home run drive was of Mis high trajectory, and it carried to the ALL-STARS Please turn to Page Four Morales' Blast, 2 Doubles Lead Oaks' 16-8 Onslaught By a Special Correspondent DENVER, COLO. — The Iowa Oaks battered four Denver pitchers for 18 hits and 33 total bases Wednesday night in a 16-8 frolic. Jose Morales American Association hit his twelfth homer and two doubles to drive Standings in four runs and pace a steady j w L Pcl This is iust further proof i assault that climaxed when Joe Omaha ........65 34 .657 Soiimine hit his first 1969 Tuisa 57 39 .594 homer with two out in the' ninth. ; that Feller hasn't grown up in 23 years." Sharp Words Robinson, the first black man to break into major league baseball, and Feller, the Cleveland Indians' one-time fastball- ing ace from Van Meter, la., exchanged sharp words over the game's racial practices during an old-timers' panel Tuesday in Washington. Later Maury Allen of the New York Post quoted Feller as saying friction between the two players first developed back in 1948 when, according to Feller, Robinson refused to take the field unless be was paid three times more than the other men. "I was playing against Satchel Paige's All-Stars in 1946," Feller was quoted by Allen. "Satch made a lot of money -OuLatlL&JidJL "Robinson had played in Montreal that year. Just before the game started, he demanded three times as much money as anybody else. 'Same Price' "I told him there were people waiting to see us play and was going to the mound. If he didn't take the field, I would call the commissioner. He finally took the field for the same price." Robinson, now a frozen fow franchise executive, insisted vehemently in his call to thi Associated Press that the inci dent did not take place. "I remember going from Montreal to Detroit for a game in 1945 but I didn't play against Feller," the former Brooklyn infielder insisted. "I recall the occasion well. My wife was eight months' pregnant. I was told she shouldn't be traveling. >"Then in 1946 in Los Angele I did play against Feller in an exhibition. It was the only Urn we faced each other. It wasn' with the Satchel Paige Al Stars. We had our own team FELLER Please turn to Page Four Allan Lewis golfed a homer with nobody aboard during a six-run eighth inning which transformed a shaky two-run lead into foam rubber comfort. Just in case the Oaks' hitting ouldn't do the job alone, the lapless Bears kicked in with ive errors and a couple of oth- r plays on which the scorer lad to look the other way. And Bear pitchers issued six walks. Lefty Bob Meyer struggled to his fourth victory in 13 deci- OAKS- Ptease turn to Page Two Indianapolis ....51 Iowa 41 Oklahoma City . .40 Denver 31 .531 .432 .430 .341 G.6. 'b'/i 22 22 30 Wednesday's Games Iowa 16, Denver 8 (N) Oklahoma City 8, Tulsa 3 (N) Indianapolis 2, Omaha 1 (10 innings, N) Tonight's Games Iowa (Gilliford 0-1) at Denver (Morris 3-7) Omaha (Fitzmorris 7-3) at Indianapolis (Simpson 5-8) Oklahoma City (Coombs 3-2) at Tulsa (Guzman 5-5) FAVORITE NOCTURNE CHICAGO, ILL. (AP) _ Night Invader won the feature Wednesday at Arlington Park. McCLAIN SET FOR DENTIST, BUTNOTA.L No Effect on Game, Says Smith WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) Detroit's Denny McLain, scheduled to be the American League's starting pitcher, failed to arrive at Wednesday's All-Star game until the second inning because of a dental appointment in Detroit. American League President Joe Cronin said no disciplinary action would be taken against McLain. "He had an understanding with the manager," Cronin said. He made every effort to get there. McLain left Washington Tuesday night after the game was postponed because of rain. He said he had to keep an 8 a.m. appointment to have some teeth capped, but had arranged a flight plan that would get him back in time to start the game. Planned Switch can League Manager Mayo Smith, who also is McLain's skipper during the regular season, started Mel Stottlemyre of the New York Yankees. Smith said the switch to Stottlemyre was not made at the last minute. He said he told Stottlemyre Tuesday night he would start if McLain could not make it back in time. "The fact that he came late had no bearing on the ball game," said Smith after the National League defeated the American League, 9-3. "It McLAIN- Please turn to Page Four Reign of Terror Down But Not Out Sue Harman of Cedar Rapids rests on thirteenth hole Wednesday in Iowa Women's Amateur golf tournament at Sioux City, trailing Jacque Fladoos of Dubuque by two shots. She rallied to tie Fladoos and won playoff for medalist honors on first extra hole. REGISTER PHOTO BY GEORGE CEOLLA. NATIONAL M. Alou cf Kestlnger ss Menkesi W. Mays ph H. Airon rf ib ."i.'ia '.'.'.'.'.} 0 hrbi o 205 OOP 000 0 1 1 0 Singer P ? « " BiAertJb 1 o % McCovey Ib * 2 Santo3b ? o . T. Pereiph 1 0 0 C. Jones If < 2 ? P. Rost If 1 » J Bench e 3 2 2 Hundley c 1 o 0 Mlllan 2b 4 1 1 Koosman p ? S 2 000 000 000 000 232 003 0 0 0 0 . 0 2 1 1 1 030 020 0 1 0 RENCH BARRIER — American League's Carl Yastrzemski of Boston Reel Sox leaps high over left field fence in sixth inning to rob Johnny Bench of a second home run in All-Star game Wednesday. In bullpen are Philadelphia's Mike Ryan and Jerry Koosman of New York Mets. Bench homered second inning as National League ' romped, in CHIEFS' LADD OUT FOR YEAR The Baseball Scoreboard National League Standings EASTERN- DIVISION American Leau' 0 0 1101 oooo 0000 KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) Ernie Ladd, huge defensive! EDGES FLADOOS IN ONE-HOLE PLAYOFF- Harman Tops Golf Qualifying By Jim Moackler (Staff Writer) SIOUX CITY, IA. - Sue Harman of Cedar Rapids captured the qualifying medal in a one- hole playoff Wednesday in the Iowa Women's Amateur golf tournament a f t e y r catching Jacque Fladoos of Dubuque on the final regulation hole. Each carded a 154 over the 36-hole qualifying rputes, the 18-year-old Miss Harman erasing a three-stroke first-round deficit by firing a 76 to go with her opening 78. 79 for Jacque , Miss Fladoos, 21, whose short game was not so sharp as on opening day when she had a 75, required 79 strokes on a humid day over the 6,104-yard, par-73 Boat Club course. She maintained her three-shot edge as both she and Miss Harman carded one-over-par 37's going out and was still two shots in front going to No. 18. But there the 21-year-old California State of Long Beach co-ed missed the green and failed to drop a four-foot putt, finishing with a bogey six. Miss Hannan's second shot caught the trap to the right of the eighteenth. She stroked out with her putter and then curled in a- 6-foot putt for a birdie to force the playoff. On the extra hole, Miss Harman put her second on the green while Miss Fladoos was P, Nlekro 0 0 0 0 0 Carlton p 2 0 Gibson p 0 0 cfem.n p t«ri::::::::::::::::i j ° ° o si tackle for the American Foot-; Totali « » AMERICAN ab r Carew 2b 3 0 Andrews 2b 1 0 Jackson rf 2 0 Yastriemskl If 1 o F. Robinson rt 2 0 W. Chicago 60 New York . ...53 hrbi o 0 P P P 0 o o 0 0 0 P 2 000 p. Blair cf 3 ooo Powell Ib 4 o l o Howard If } J l ' 2 . 91 00 . Smith If 0000 1001 short to the left. Miss Fladoos missed a 5-foot putt for a tie after Miss Harman two-putted for a par four from 15 feet. Share Lead Although Miss Harman is the medalist, she goes into today's third round of the 72-hole tourney sharing the lead with Miss Fladoos. ,They are five shots ahead of Mrs. Rosemary Mueller of Bettendorf, who tacked a 79 onto her opening 80 for a 159, and six in front of Bobbe Lichty of Waterloo, who shared second with Miss Harman at 78 after the opening 18. Miss Lichty three-putted GOLF- Please turn to Page Two Ri an 11 in ii t>i**ii>***>* cf^EEEiS 1 °o 8 -8 1 tears-::::::::::""! Hill Fragoslss l p o o 0 p Frtthinc 2 i RoMboroc J crHivph Stottltmyn Bfim-^?.. 1 :. Knowlt* p .... KlUabrtw ph.. 0 0 - 2140 00060 00000 o o o a i o p o o o o o 0 P 0 0 0 0 Lain p .. Mlncher Ph McL Mln McNally p 000 o-.o o ooooo p o oo B. Robinson 3D 1 0 33 00000 001 3 i 3 27 125 100 000—9 11 Oil 100 000-3 i Howard. Tetals .. National American E —Pelrocelll, . -- ,. Millan, Carlton. HR-F. Hov/ard. Free han, McCovev 2. Bench. LOB Nalionjl League 7, American League 5 k a u League Kansas City Chiefs,' will miss the 1969 season because of knee surgery, the club jji disclosed Wednesday. Ladd, a 300-pounder, had not reported for training camp. Coach Hank Strain said tbe club agreed it would be best if Ladd skips this season and concentrates on getting into shape for 1970. Ladd underwent surgery on: his left knee in January. j "He worked on the knee very! religiously since the operation, i but it hasn't responded as well. , as we had hop?d." said Stram. St. Louis Pittsburgh Philadelphia Montreal . .49 .47 .39 .31 WESTERN DIVISION L. 37 ,39 48 48 55 65 Pet. 619 .576 .505 .495 .415 .323 w. Atlanta 56 Los Angeles ...53 San Francisco . .54 Cincinnati 48 Houston 48 San Diego 33 Pet. .571 .564 .563 .539 .500 .337 G B. '412 11 12 19'? 28'2 GB. .... 1 3V 2 7 23 Standings EASTERN DIVISION W. L. Pet. .677 G B NATIONAL IP H Carlton (W) 3 2 G'bscn . -1 2 Singer .... 20 Kco'man . . I'-a 1 Dlerker . . ' ; l Niekro ..... I 0 AMERICAN IP H Slottlemyre (L) 2 J Odom ........ ' i 5 Know'es ....... : j 0 McLain ....... ! 5 McN«llv .. ........ 2 1 McDowell 2 0 CulD ............ 1 P WP— Stottlemyre I. UMPIRES-Flaherly AL, NL, R ER BB so Top Aussie Rider 111 0 n n ooo o a o 000 /£ Seriously Injured R ER BB SO 320 SYDNEY George AUSTRALIA (AP) Moore, champion .... . First Base; Stewart Donate!!.! , Second Base; Gorman NL, Third Base: Sprlngstead AL, Left Field; Venzon NL, Right Field. T-2:li. A— 4S,2i». ° Australian jockey, was"serious- 2 ly injured in a spill Wednesday J at the suburban Canterbury 2 , race track. Moore suffered a fractured left collarbone, a bruised chest, a cracked pelvis and a broken finger. Wednesday's Game National League All-Stars 9, American League All-Stars 3 Today's Pitchers Los Angeles (Osteen 12-8) at«Chicago (Jenkins 13-7) N—Montreal (Robertson 2-8) at Atlanta (Reed 8-7) N—Cincinnati (Merritt 8-4) at ~New YorK (Koosman 8-5r N—Philadelphia (Fiyman 8-6) A'. Houston (Wilson 10-7t N—San Diego IKclley 4-5) a: Pittsburgh (Eilis 6-10) N—San Francisco (McCormick 6-5) at St. Louis (Briies 9-9) HOCKEY OPENKR LOS ANGELES. CALIF. (AP) — The Kings of the National Hockey League will open their 1969-70 schedule on Sept. 11 at Montreal. Los Angeles released its 76-game schedule Wednesday. Baltimore ____ 1 .65 31 Boiton ........ 54 42 .563 11 Detroit ........ 52 41 .559 Washington ---- 51 50 .505 16' 2 New Yo.k ..... 46 52 .469 20 Cleveland ...... 38 59 .392 27> 2 WESTERN- DIVISION W. L. Pet. G.B. Minnesota 1 _____ 59 37 .615 .... Oakland ....... 53 39 .576 4 Kansas City ....41 55 .427 18 Seattle ........ 40 55 .421 18Vz Chicago ....... 40 56 .417 19 California ...... 36 53 .383 22 Wednesday's Game National League All-Stars 9, American League All-Stars 3 Today's Pitchers N— Washington (Coleman 7-7) at Oakland (Dobson 11-7) N--Ney; York (Bahnson 5-11) at CV-'oinia (Mii'phy 6-9) N— Eoito'i (Jarvis 5-5) at Seattle En. o:Mi:r 7-6) M- K !.i..v City (Nelion 6-3) at D'-'.'Tt 'Lo.icti 13-2! N •-•Min;i«ou iBo .vi:ll 11-9) at C!'.-.-!::-H <T ant 8-11) N--Chic3go Uchn 6-8) at Baltimore (McNally 13-0) WIREPHOTO (AP) i Sports Today Baseball STATE -Bpyy High school districts. Coif GREATER DES MOINES Iowa Schoolman' 1 ) tournament at GrancJvicw. STATE Stale Women's Amateur at S'0u< City. Softball GREATER DES MOINES City tourn*. men! at Birdland. iTATE —Girls' nigh school sectionals. Swimming GREATER DES MOINES-Javcee Junior meet at Good. Tennis STATE- Iowa Open at Cedar RaPids. Trapsboots i STATE—State tournament at Cedar Rapids. BRONCOS CUT 2 i DENVER, COLO. (AP) I The Broncos ci:? safety Mark | Drake of Western State College, Colo., and cornerback Fred Dawston of South Caroling State from their squad Wednesday. BOOME SPEEDWAY presents 1969 National Championship for Super Stocks. Open lo IMS model cars. Sat. & Sun., July U t 27 T.T. Sat. nishl— 7;M p.m. T.T. Sun. nisht— 7:30 p.m. SAT. NIGHT-Gen. adm. Children SUN. NIGHT-Gcn. adm. Children J2.00 50 $3.00 .50 STEREO TAPE PLAYERS For CAR and HOME STEREO TAPE Over 4,000 Selections of 4 and I Track Stereo Tape Cartridge* Starting at JACK WALLACE AUTO RADIO 1120 Loocu.t • Pk. 288-Z479

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