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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 6

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HOH ITAI, MOM, A*ffAMIAI Redlegs Score Double Win, Widen Lead BV JACK HAND Associated Press Sports Writer Cincinnati widened i(s National League lead to I'-j games Sunday by taking two more from Philadelphia. 7-2 and 10-0, making Jt 12 straight over the Phillies this season. San Francisco took over second place by thumping Chicago 7-2, and Los Angeles dropped two full games behind the Beds after losing to Milwaukee 10-2 as the Craves hit five home runs. Pittsburgh's defending world champs are n'-j back after splitting a pair with St. Louis, Boh Friend won the first 5-3 but Larry Jackson got an even break for the Cardinals by taking the second game 7-3. In the American League. Detroit held first place, despite a 9-0 shutout by New York's 'Whitey Ford who .struck out 12 Tigers. Cleveland missed a chance to take over the lead when, after beating Baltimore 2-1, they lost the second game 8-5 and remained a lia-lf-gaine back. Los Angeles downed Kansas City 5-3 in 11 innings. Chicago defeated Minnesota twice 4-3 and 10-7, making it 10 victories in their last 11 games. Boston won its first doublcheadcr of the season, downing Washington 13-12 and C-5 in 13 innings. A former Phil. Gene Freesc, led the bjg Cincinnati a-ttack with Seven hits in eight trips and Vada Pinson, rolling along at a .500 clip in the last five games. chipped in with two hit in each game. Wally Poyt, another former Phil, slammed two homers as Cincinnati slugged Phil pitching for a total of 26 hits in the two games. Howie Nunn's fine rescue pitching, no runs in 7 2-3 innings in relief of Jim Maloney. earned him his second victory. Jim O'Toolc pitched a unique 10-hit shutout in the second game. Don Fcrrarese and Chris Short were the losers. Willie McCovcy and Orlando Ccpeda each hit three-run homers for San Francisco, giving Juan Marichal the victory over Don Cardwcll. Dick LcMay, a rookie southpaw from the Texas League. gave up only two hits in four shutout relief innings for the Giants. Milwaukee hit five home runs in a romp over the Dodgers. Hank LaGrone Is Country Club Golf Winner Milch LaGrone coupled a 68 r Sunday with'his qualifying round | | of 0!) to win the championship ! flight in (lie local golf tournament Mu-kl at Hope Country Club. La- G rone's total of 137 for 36 holes was two strokes in front of run- JKT-UP, Henry Fenwick, who came in with 139, Fomvick won the playoff for medalist over Johnny Graves, Frank Carver, and Charles Carver after tiiesc players had all -shot (id's in the qualifying round. I The results of all flights: Championship Flight: Milch LaGrone GU 68 137 , Henry Fenwick 08 71 139 Frank Carver eg - 2 140 Charles Carver 03 73 141 A. S. Williams &j 75 144 Johnny Graves (;» u 2 150 Fred Wren 71 ijo lsl Jim Smith 70 02 152 1 First Flight: Russell Carver 73 74 147 Bill Hairr 72 77 149 Maurice Safely 75 80 155 Jack McCiendoii 75 DO 155 Mickey Baber 75 81 15(J , Eddie Whitman 77 79 155' J. B. Powell 70 JH 157 Buster Hoystcm - 7(i 1)2 153 Second Flight: David Waddle 7? 78 155 A. A. Albritton 81 75 156 'Sammy Strong 73 79 137 Ed Stewart 73 83 161 Will Davis BO 82 162 Gordon Bayless 81 82 163 !\V. Smith BO 84 164 Bob Cain 7a 8!) 168 Third Flight: Travis Taylor 83 77 160 Frank Gathright 82 81 163 Andy Collins 03 81 164 Olic Olstn m 87 jug Roycc Smith C 4 84 JC8 Jim Shufficld 83 87 170 Louis Bell <j a 87 m > Fourth Flight: ;Lynn Harris M 83 167 Red Arnold 84 87 171 Cecil Dclaney SG 86 172 Back Williams 8G 86 172 Newt Pentecost 85 89 174 George Wright 85 91 176 James Gaints 85 94 179 : Cecil Atchlcy 07 02 179 ] Frank Coleman 87 95 182 i Fifth Flight: | Lloyd Lcvcrctt 88 89 167 i Robert LaGrone ag 85 173 J. B. Ingram 89 91 180 i Byron Hefner 93 93 186 Jim Pilkinton 91 101 192 ';Joe Hargis 91 101 192 1 Forrest Hairr 93 100 193 ' Fredo Ellis 96 100 196 Sidney Hollis <M 109 205 Hope M Star' * SPORTS Barons Lick Travelers by Big Score By VERNON BUTLER Associated Pr«ss Sports Writer Mobile's last-place Boars, who hadn't won a ball game in 11 days, tightened the Southern Association race considerably by sweeping a doublehcadcr from front running Chattanooga in an astonishing display of Sunday ferocity. The Bruins, blanked twice and limited to a grand total of 11 runs in losing seven straight games, whipped the Lookouts lwiccby4-2 in losing seven straight games, whipped the Ltokouls twice by 4-2 scores Sunday. Birmingham's 8-0 walloping of Little Rock left the Barons only one game behind Chatanooga. Four days ago, the Lookouts had a four-game edge. Mobile's sudden form reversal set the stag e for a showdown scrap between the top two clubs beginning tonight in Chaltonoga. Atlanta, in third place five games away, moves to Shrcvcporl after dividing a doublcheadcr at home with Nashville. The Crackers rallied for four runs in the last inning to take the nightcap 5-4 after the Vols had won the opener 3-2. Macon and Shreveport were rained out. Nashville, cooled off a bit after Mexico, 12. (Lightweights). Manila — Leo Espinosa, 121, Manila, outpointed Fodorico Sear- poni, 121% .Italy, 10. Little Comes Through in Open Play By JERRY LISKA Associated Press Sport* Writ*? BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (AP) — Pro golf's roaming tribe will be led by newly crowned U.S. Open champion, Gene (The Machine) Littler, into the $30,000 Western Open starting Thursday at Grand Rapids, Mich. Replacing South African Gary Player, the leading PGA money- winner, and faltering Arnold Palmer—still second in the cash list—(he 30-year-old Littler will be the man in the spotlight in this shift of the golf warpath from eastern to western Michigan. Besides the tremendous prestige Littler acquired in his 281 triumph in the 61st National Open at tricky Oakland Hills course Saturday, he also vaulted from 34th to fourth place in the PGA money list. Littler's one-stroke victory in a thrilling photo finish was worth $14,000—hiking his year's' earnings to $21,866. Player, who finished the Open in a three-way t|e for ninth at 287, continues as top official money-winner with $53,70i. Palmer, who now has; been knocked off the Master's'.[throne —by Player in April — and unseated as U.S. Open king by the losing three of four to Atlanta, pleads to Macon. The Vols are tied for fourth plarc with the slumping j Little Rock Travelers, whoj open a scries at Mobile. i '; rejuvenated Littler, picked up $900 for Ms three-way tic for 14th at 289, to hold second in the cash race at $45,585. Palmer started too late with too little, after rounds of 74-75, to match the roaring finish from seven strokes off the pace which gave him the 1960 U.S. crown at Denver's Cherry Hills with a closing 65 for 280 Only other cash-collector ahead of Littler in the PGA lucre sweepstakes now is Doug Sanders, the man who didn't make it in Saturday's, hectic closing open double- round. Sanders had a 14-foot birdie piitt rim the 71st hole and trickle a foot away which cost him a possible tie with Littler and notched him second with Bob Goalby at 282. Sanders' $6,000 take gave him a 1961 total of $35,531." In seven previous opens, Littler had won a total of only $6,880. Long regarded as a fine mechanical player, -Littler floundered for several years trying to improve his grip and backswing. He attributed some of his success in his 73-68-72-68 Open conquest to a tip from fellow pro Ted Kroll. "Ted suggested, before the tournament, that 1 swing a little more upright and direct," said Littler, ."I was swinging to flat and hitting the ball'in the neck." Two old timers, four-time winner Ben Hogan ahd Sammy Sncad, now shut out of the. coveted .Qpiln .title, in 21, successive tries, finished .With ,289 and -290 respectively.-;, " ..";., •'" ,: ,'. , .' For Hogan,;it\yas, the.lirst time in is tournament's since/1039 .he failed to finish among the top/l6. Bantam v Ben now' : w.ill have to qiialjfy In itijdet •> to ; ; play, in the J9$ ? UiS^Op&i;at bakmont, JPa,, iMfefe he! Won 'his last' Open; crowji in 1953, -.. -' .- -• .'.-,.-. •• -' ' ;. Although; generally heralded as a ''monster," Oakland Hills 0,907- yard par ,70 layout was tamed for 18 sub-par rounds. itv"last wepk- end's competition. That compared with only two when • Hogan ,won the 1951 Open on the ; samc course With 287. . Beat by Ford But Tigers Hold Slim Lead §y JACK HAND As*oe!»»td Press Sports Writer Detroit clung to the American League lead by a half-game Sun day although shut out by New York's Whitey Ford, 9-0. Cleveland missed a chance to take over the lead when it lost the second game to Baltimore 8-5. after winning the opener 2-t. As a result of the day's action in which Ford struck out 12 and took over the league strikeout lead with a total of 84, Detroit leads Cleveland by a half-game and New York by one full game. It was Ford's llth victory. The onrushing Chicago White Sox took two from the Minnesota Twins 4-3 and 10-7, making il 10 victories in their last 11 games. The Twins have lost 25 of their last 31. The second game was marred by a squabble between Pitcher Camilo Pascual and first baseman Bob Allison of the Twins. Homers by Billy Goodman, his first since 1959, and Nellie Fox, his first of the year, did the job in the opener. A total of 13 runs was scored •in the ninth inning of the first Boston-Washington game, finally won by the Red Sox 13-12, scoring eight runs after two were out with the help of Jim Pagliaroni'* grand slammer. Willie Tasby hit a } homer with the bases full in the Washington half of the ninth. Pagliaroni • also won the second game 6-5 with a home run in the 13th. ; . ... DcLRice's pinch home run enabled. Los Angeles to tic Kansas Cily : in thic ninth 'and his two-run homer in the,llth was the winner for the Angels 5-3. In the National -League, Cincinnati swept two more from Phil- adelphia 7-2 and 10-0, increasing its lead over San Francisco to l'/a games. The Giants downed Chicago 7-2 and Milwaukee upended Los Angeles '10-2. Pittsburgh beat St. Louis 5-3 in the opener but the Cards won the second 7-3. The Yanks hit two homers and scored five runs off Lary before he was liftc'l in the third inning before a crowd of 44,459 that set a Detroit record of 147,712 for a three-game scries. Johnny Blanchard hit two homers and Bill I Skowron and Roger Maris (No. 24) one each. Ford now has won five in a row and seven out of eight for an 11-2 record. Neiman's pinch hit gave Jim Perry the first game at Cleveland but an eight-run rally in the j second inning, routing Gary Bell, i earned the Orioles an even break, j Cleveland had knocked out Jack Fisher and scored five runs in the first inning of that second game. Dick Hall pitched eight j shutout innings in relief but the ' victory was given to Wcs Stock who got the side out after Fisher flopped. After unexpected homers by ,limit, Mil Godman and Fox had won Im first game for Chicago, the Whitt Sox clubbed Pascual and two successors for 14 hits in the second. Pascual and Allison got into • dugout argument after AllisM waved to the pitcher to keep • runner close to the bag. Tuffc Lown and Ray Herbert were the Chicago winners. They had a wild day in Bos(§i. In the opener Washington scored five in the ninth to open up a 12-5 lead only to have the Red Sox score eight after two were | out. Pagliaroni broke up the second with a line drive homer into the screen, leading off the 13th inning against Tom SturdiVant. Pagliaroni's grand slammer was the big blow of the first game I rally. He had won Saturday's game over Washington withR'a pinch homer. Rice was the whole show for the Angels, presenting Art Fowler with his first victory of the year. After his pinch homer in the ninth Rice slammed a two-run blast over the left field fence in the llth. Both came off loser Norm Bass. 'Now, I told my wife, '! may not be a bird dog but I can smell a sole a mile off. I just got a big whiff of air that tells me there is going to be o Whirig Dinger in Hope, and I don't want her to miss it, I may release a months budget to spend the first day. You'all watch for the BIG BIG SALE." When to Fish or Hunt Solunar Tables By John Alden Knight tte schedule of Solunar period U printed below, has been take from John Alden Knight's Soluna Tables. Plan your days so tba fat will be fisning in good tern tofT or hunting in good cover dm \ttg ihese times, if you wish b Hind the best sport that eaco da: bu to offer. ^. A* Major periods are shown U T«flW (ace type. These begin at tn« 'Jo* shown and last for an boui Ud a half or two hours there ftftar. Ifce minor Periods, sbowt to regular type, are of some'rt* •horter duration. Mliwr Major Minor Mo|» A.M. P.M Mon. . . 10-00 3:50 10:25 4:10 Tues. . . 10:40 4:30 11:05 4:50 Wed. . . 11:20 5:10 11:50 5:35 Thurs. . . 5:55 12:05 6:20 • Fri. . . . 12:35 6:45 12:55 7:10 Sat. . . . 1:25..7:35 1:45 8:00 Sun. . . . 2:15 8:30 2:40 8:55 1 I Aaron, Joe Adcock and Frank j Thomas tagged loser Don Drys(dale for successive homers in the I third. Later Adcock hit another land Roy McMillan also homered. jit was the Braves' eighth victory over Los Angeles in 12 meetings. Drysdale went into the game with ! a string of 14 scoreless innings but it didn't last long. Don McMahon who relieved Carl Willey in the I fifth was the winner. I Dick Groat's sacrifice fly, fol- i lowing one of three errors by Card j shortstop Julio Gotay won the 'first game for Pittsburgh despite Stan Musial's seventh homer. Jackson survived a shaky seventh | inning and finally was replaced by i Bob Miller in the ninth inning while winning his third, a 10- hitter. The losers were Curt Sommons in the first and Joe Gibbon in the second. Fight Results By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York — Dulit Numoz, 133, New York outpointed Denny Mover, 160, Portland, Ore., 10. Mexico City—Ultiminio Ramos, Cuba, outpointed Alfredo Urbi, Moore Bros. 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