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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 10

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F Pag* 10 Jtb* 'Hayfmnn §tm Vegas Hurls 4-Hitter As Ganders Beat Aldine . Wednesday, March' 28, 1956" Baytown Pounds Out Nine Hits For First Conference Victory By TOM .-Vf Sun Sports Editor A I. D I .\ E — <Sp>— All wind- Kniices were blown oat here Tuesday afternoon Init Baylmvn'.s lyiirns Vi'^aH weathered two varieties of ••Jorms to subdue surprising Aldine on a neat four- hit UT. ;)-,". Gander hitter? backed Vegas' clutch-pitching -with a nine-hit attack to nail down Baytowr.'js first District 12AA victory in two starts £ni!<f winds whipping up to 40 miles per hour. But :.hc victory was not easy as Vegas had a seemingh* safe 4-0 Jefld melt to 4-3 in the bottom of the sixth inning. Aldine picked up (wo of its three runs on two hits in the fourth inninjr. A double off the left-field wall by Third-Baseman Bryan Milsap and a long- horne- , run over the rig-ht-fie)d barrier by First-baseman A. V. Middte- sledt. turned the key. Lee opened the first inning as *f to knock lose!', Walter Hinc-s, out of t~e box. They might have but for the terrific wind blowing straight into home-plate. With two runs in, end two "on base, Gander Left-fielder Charles Mills slammed a high-drive that ran Aldine's James Knight up against the left-field boards for the catch. Had the wind been at 50 per cent its velocity,- Mills' blow- possibly "would have been a three-run homer for a 5-0 lead. Lee's two first-inning tallies carne when Bobby Sanders walked, was balked to second, scored on Artie Ovied'o's double to center and Catcher Ted Dodd singled in Oviedo. Baytown piled across two more runs ir. top of the second for a 4-0 lead. Vegas walked, took second as Sanders was plunked by Hines, and scored ahead of San- cfers on Dodc's two-run single to left. After Aldine whacked Vceas for two runs in the fourth. Baytown loaded the base* with none away in top of the fifth. But Catcher Inland Fikes picked Docid off third and Mills off first-bast- as he almost Mnsrle- handedly snuffed out the rally. Third-baseman George Miles fanned to end the inning with Barry Lancaster stranded or. second. Aldir.e sliced the once 4-0 Baytown lead to 4-3 in the sixth. Milsap singled to cerr.er. wen; to t second on a groundoul, to third on another groundout and scored as a play was made for Fikes stealing second. But the Ganders came back with an insurance run in (op of the seventh. Lancaster driving in Porter from third with a towering- sacrifice fly to center. Porter had singled to left-center, stolen second and gone to third on Fikes' error. Dodd led the Baytown attack, stroking- three singles in three trips and driving in three rims. Oviedo and Lancaster drove in the others. Porter had two for four. Thursday Coach John Adams sends lanky t)uke Jones to the hill at Oiler Park against lusty- hitfinjr Spring Branch in another 32AA ela-«h. " The game will begin at 7 p.m. Ganders Prep For Big-H Relays- Smajstrla Hits 57 Flat LUCAS VEGAS SOPHOMORE A'eg-as spun a four-hit. 5-3. victory over Aldine Wednesday, bringing the Gander Basebnllers their first district 3™ - AA victory. He stands 1-1 in district play, having" dropped a 1-0 extra-inninjr grame to Freeport Friday. Captain Anton Smajstrla hit 51- flai in tin-. 440-yard dash, Tuev day, (or the first time this year as Gander track mentor, Beverly Ktx-kholfl. sent his youngsters through lime-trials loading up to Thursday's important Houston Relays. Houston officials, sparing nothing to regain favor for their one-time blue-ribbon meet, have gone in for the big-name and ballyhoo in a bi? way. Whether the meet actually is one of the state's most efficient as Houston writers claim it will be. the big city carnival will at icast have personality for the first time in years. In fact, no place else, in Texas will you find a more masrie track name than Fred Waleott. Rice's famed rword-seitinp hurdler, named Texas' top track man in the first 50 years of this cen- itiry. Houston has acquired services of Ganders AB R H E 1 2 1 1 Sanders—2B 2 2 Porter—SS 4 Oviedo—IB 4 Dodd—C 3 Lancaster—R? 2 Vills—LF 4 Allies—3B 2 Estsrak—CF 3 Vesas—P .3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 030 000 010 010 000 District 12-A A Round up Pasadena, Texas City 10, for second wins against no defeats. Spring Branch smote Freeport TOTALS 27 5 0 Aldine Conn —CF AB R H E .3010 Knight—LF 3 0 0 I Baudot—RF 3.0 0 0 Mitsap—3B 3 2 2 0 Middlestedi—-IB 3 l 1 ° McKnutt—2B .. Bslir.—SS Hines—P Hallmark <7> .. TOTALS .... SEE US FIRST —for— HOME LOANS REAL ESTATE SALES BOB BEVERLY. Keillor Tuck Realty Phone 5174 9 S. Ashbel 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .... 1 0 0 0 i 0 0 0 .....24 3 4 1 Score by Inning- 123 456 7 Baytowa 220 000 1 Aldine 000 201 0 Two-base hits. Conn. Milsap; 0 T »~- iedo- Horr.e runs: Middlestedt. Stolen bases: Fikes. Porter. Sacrifice fly; Lancaster. Doubie plays: Milsap to Mc- Knutt to Middlestedt; Porter to Sanders to Oviedo. Bases or. balls off: Kines •!. of' Vegas 4. Kits by pitcher by: Hines (Sanders), by Vegras, < Fikes). Struck out by: Hines 7. by Vegas a. Texas City and Pasadena remain tied for the district 12AA baseball lead, Wednesday, after Spring Brank kicked Freeport into a second place Tie Tuesday ~-5. at Freeport, while Baytown rds'it- was squeezing- Aldine 5-3. nt Aldine Pasadena edged bitter cross- behind the four-hit pitching of channel rival. Galena Park. 3-2 and Lucas Vegas. Texas city smashed Galveston, IS- Pasadena's Ed Burke twirled a CHAMP AGAIN ..... By Alan Mover Gf-i TWO. V CHECK THESE LATE MODEL SPECIALS 1955 FORD V-8 STATION WAGON 'Country Sedan) Loaded with Extras EXTRA CLEAN EXTRA CLEAN See Them Today! 1955 FORD FAIRLAN'E V-8 Fordomatic. Radio. Heater, Styletone Paint 2 door OiMom 8. Radio, 1949 CHEVROLET .No Kust. 295 295 595 1952 FORD i^sr.* 1 ? 1 .!:- 695 1952 PLYMOUTH Cranhrnnk 1 dor>r. Ka- clio. heat.pi'. one local oxvner. orijcinal black paint 1949 FORD 'ickup. 1950 JEEP Station Wagon, Heat!-,-, uvfrdrixe 295 345 FRANK WOODARD MOTOR CO. J. T, Harrington USED CAR LOT Highlands, Texas Bill Shelby *~Or®.;W'-:-* THE 2,1? K'fl TO lOZE t-!t& CROWff O// TY MTft/fJ ft WSSK- WA<? Perr BUT IF TtiB CHICAGO lmttd ty Ling reUrru Gander Golfers Get Ready For Familiar Is/e Course Gander Rolfer.--. \ver<; (?PtUn<r ready for a familiar cotirsi; Wednesday . . , the Galveston Municipal. Friday the Bayto\vn youngsters meet Southeast To:-:as' elite links teams on th" Island a( the '.'fry course they played thrc,'; tiiues last year and or.cc this spring. And it is no', hurting them to play the Galvcston layout so thoroughly, for Friday week the District 13AA to',:rnanv,-ril v/il! hf; run off at that site. It is the same rourse where Don Harmon led the Ganders to a district title last April. Friday Frank James, takes P. five-man team to the Galveston 1'nvitational. Harry Bonds. Charles Wilson, Gora'on Wiison, Barton Bruce and Bob Stephens make up the Bay- lo\vn entry. Robert' K. I^PP. will he repre- .--ent<-<l by r-iyht players at the diMrirt, meet, two teams of four players each. Eagles To Angleton Relays Speedy Speer Paces KeHey's Boys Gifted Gordon Spe.er. Barbers Hill's Rrf'iitest athlete, in history, leads Lloyd KelleyX Jl-man KzKlf track team into Anpleton's bulky Relays Thursday. Sport Briefs Record Ffolder W'in'1 FRESNO. Calif. —UP— Fresno Stale College sprint star Mike Agostini. who s'.'t ;i world record in the 220-yani flush <-;iriier this month, will not be aWe to rom- jj.-.-'.e in the Swnta Burin ra Easter Kelnys on S<iiuc-'!.'<y brr-:iii i e of. [win"in his right knee, His doctor has oj'Jon."! :i •.'.•'"•-': of re'-l to r-!c-;r up an irritation in the f.'ilf rnuself; HI til'- l!lV;'l.-. NV\v Champ Assured ROCUKSTKi;, X.Y. •- (."P — [,jghtni!i(£ ]-(.-fu.seil to stiii:f tv.'iC'. 1 ir, ths A(ii«rii:;«n Boxviint-r ('oiiftto.'.s tournament for defenrimg .'-,inglfS rharnpion I'Vldie Gerxsne of Milwaukee. Gfirzine, o won the . , chnmp/ionship a yffir t>%n with a Kcorf, fftilcd to mr.-nncfr this r-'s Ir-adcr* whnft h." rolled a Tiifrsdfiy. That assnrfd the tonr- nr-y of x new sinjf^s rhKnip, with o'".y Rpsrar.do of Hegr> Pnrk, N.V., now the ic-adcr with. 7J5, ApproximaU-ly 50 Southeast Texas track teams were expected for the sifJttntie Wildcat Ri.-la.ys to be nm in an afternoon-night schedule. Speer. high-point man in all three meets Barbers Hill has entered, at Dayton. Barbers Hill ind Liberty, v.-ill «'nter the 100-yard dash, the 220-yard a'ar;h.~lhe disou.s and anchor the Eagle 440-yard relay team. Speer has done the hundred in !).H, al the Barbers Hill Relays three \veeks MJJO. Donnie Myrw and Rodntry Harmon wiil pole-vault v/ith Hollis N.-iquiu. Skinny Whilner and Dan Hooks n-.'nilnjf a Wedm-sday time- ;,rj;il to K'-i; who '.'."ill take the last iwo positions on the .sprint relay with .Spr-f.-r and Myers. Kn-ddie Her aiij Prtc McClana- J,an run th.r hftO while c,jy M.-it- Kit-v.'s Jftt:-) into the U'i.'iCus competition. ( liiyfori Kloler ROCS in I he hiirdlet* :ind Charles Sneers will high-jump. Barbers Hii! has won the Dayton Ilei'ays and finished runnerup to C!s*s A Deer Park in the Bar- bf.-.-s Hill and Trinity Valley meets. The first explorer to foi;ch the Airi-;lf;a!i n"iain!and v;»is John C-»bo!. , the masterful Wolcott ns head starter. Jack Patterson, another star Rice hurdler and presently a sensational pioneer track coach, supposedly will be i.'ie assistant Relay starter. I'attorson. currontly breathing: life into llaylor's former incor- risible losers, put the I'rdversiiy of Housioii mi the map \vith :i world-renowned sprint-relay team the last two years. Present Houston track mentor. John Morriss, will be Clerk'of. the field events. George Wright. Baylor Sports Publicity Director and former Houston Press Sports Editor, will serve us head referee. Mary Beth McDonald of Houston modeling: fame will help select the Houston Relays (Jueen from nine beauties representing the big-eity high schools'. Lamar's Redskins r e m ai n e d steady favorites to unseat 1955 champion, Robert E. Uje, despite the Wednesday announcement Bert Kivell's relay teams would be minus two foremost stars, Bobby Parks and Wayne Dunlap. Both were in the foursome tuniinij in a 43-flat quarter at the Border Olympics. 1'arks repofiedly has a dislo- euled bone in his font mid Dunlap, ulso a regular on (hi; ntilu-rehiy, y swulleii arch. Despite looking: to the future, Baytown's young cinder team has ample room for plenty .1956 prestige. They are always in position for a tremendous upset if they are willing- to pay the price. The Houston meet is another fight among; the best Southeast Texas has to offer. Corpus Ray. with its •fine relay tennis." pulled "out nt the last minute, leaving: it to Baytown. Pasadena and Port Arthur "to try once again slowing down balanced La mar. Hill Kincli has looked good in practice (his \veek. Tuesday tlm bisj Gander senior arnin pitched the shut iTi feet. Me took second at Freeporl's Gulf Coast Relays on a 52-9 toss. The Houston meet will be another afternoon-evening affair, with finals beginning- at 7:30 p.m. Rockhoid will have his squad running through a light Wednesday workout, practicing a few starts and passing Ihe baton. MIKE FRANSSEN STATE RESERVE LIFE "$•• Mo Bofort You Dit" JUST A REMINDER . .'. ONLY 3 DAYS LEFT FOR YOUR Nines Tied For Lead two-hitter at neisrhboring- Galena Park. John Lirtlon was the loser. Baytown. Spring Branch. Galena Park and .Freeport are tied for second at 1-1. Thursday's 12AA feature pits the lop leaders. Pasadena and Texas City, at Pasadena at 7 p.m. Baytown plays host to slugging; Spring Branch and Akline, seeking its first win, invades Galena Park, Freeport: tjoes af(er its second win. meeting- winless Ball High School at Gtilveston. Richard Anderson picked up the win for Texas City in its 1S-10 rout of Galveston as Frank Wingo poied a 350-foot home-run over fhe left-field fence. Al Covini was the laser. Leo Wleczyk took the loss at .Freeport. despite he and two re- liefers holding Spring Branch to five hits. The Bears' Mike Pankey gave up nine but went all the way for the win. 12AA BASEBALL STANDINGS \\ I, Pasadena 2 0 Texas City ....2 0 Baytown 1 1 Freeport 1 1 Spring- Branch 1 1 Galena Park 1 1 Aldine 0 2 Galveston 0 2 1956 LICENSE TAGS (Includes Wheel Tax) WHY STAND IN LINE? THIS IS YOUR EXTRA BONUS FROM Paul Prince Buick Co. 2800 MARKET ST. 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