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P*g* 10 Saturday, ; Mai-cti 31, 1956 Sports Parade By Oscar Fraley Dixon Vs. Fousf In Tourney Here- Lee Dominates NEW YORK — UP — Fearless fYaleys facts and i'ifi'iU'es: Vfiti can ehfinjje trial- oU! hn?e- •fcail saV.' ijbor.t \Va.thinfr!on to read: "Firs', in w:ir. lirs} in jx'aet 1 ,_snd the next '/.--am \o anove in Those close ;o., the IruTn hin; that if "he cinb doesn'l sir'ivi- more than the lowly l2"i.OM :tttendance o£ last season "irii.« team is a cinch io .have to go ponjo'.vh-'-re else." Nor i? aH lovely on the VwU club. Manage';' Cf'.v!ci-: Dresden must pr'iKJuee. this seaf-on, or he is out, And ho* e.•>.». hf- produf-e? B<?e;-nif.e some of the players are vr.ferine' privnTcly !hnt ;!ie 'earn will iose more than 300 grimes {his season. One «f th<> inost inleresiine eoiis entered in (lie May 5 Kentucky Berby is Afi-ot'clianinnds. Not bt- • ratisc 'lit' is r-fsra-rded as a possi- hie winner but because of the hnekgrutincl of his o^ner, .John F. 'J*3-ii Devcrraux. Pat formerly was basketball coach at Transylvania CoUc^c in I^xingtori. Ky. On one o* his 1ea.iri= he had n ceritev he nick- 7iarr.e<; "biitterfingei'S," not because he was ?.\vkvvard but ~oe~ cause r.e was ?o goc-:i "wiir! his hands. Particular;j when -they held a. pair of liice^ '"'.'ilanj- a time," Pat recalls, "he had to lend me back some riioney to get home from "a has-' ketaaH trip." This Is the same pevereaux who had B. basebtiJi''triai wltli the Philadelphia AthleUcs.-. For some i.-enson. Iheve pl;^y which 1 ' Pat insisted on mntene: his iway- and Connie Mack insisteS should be' made another way. Finally, came the cxasjrerated day •w-hcn Connie said: "Pat, make the -plaj" my. way todav or it's off to" Scrariton for Pat's conclusion is:. ••\Veli, the next day on the bus to Sorftnto-.i, •. ." H.'ippy bulluhiy: Saturday. Gor- Uie HoWe 28 and Dave, Koslo 36: Sunday. Johnny Fnrreli r>~>. .lack 35. Jeff ".Heath -10 and Atim, John iBilliel;) \Vhc!ch<>l 5S: Mon- dav, Luke Applinp 4" and Billy Pierce .29: Tuesday. Andy Gnstaf- spn S3: XYeslriosda.v.' Gil Hodges .12: M'ictoy Owen S9. Tris Spcafc- IT &S Hnd'Tony Manoro 51: Thursday. Johnny Revolia -S3; Friday. Ernie L-ombariio 4S and Mickey Cix-hrane . r ).i. Don't blame Bobby Bnisran, the manager of the Pittsburgh Pi- rases. If he is ready to jump inio 'he Monongahela River even before the season starts. Bobby foBiul kid* in the Pirate oswip "',vlm know so few ftmda- numtais, not oven knowing how to slide. Thai you wonder how they ever.irof even a look." But when yim're in the shape She Pirates suv yon have to l«ok at anybody v.ho <':m xvnlfe. ' A3 Frp.nken, who can be identified- as '"\Ves Santee's boolcing agent." is to'.iringf the Las Vejras tournameni of champions goH" lournaraest. Ai aclvises il'.at he "don't reel too -badly about being: Die first publicity man bannr-ci by the AAU." Mercer Bea>k-y. the 74-year-old coaching- wisanS of tennis, .is..«larl- 1n? the fis-st international 'correspondence school in net history. Ke is preparing- lessons for nil •sta§gs of .players in Sparash. Italian, French awl Du'eh. He start- eel- an American , correspondence school some years ag-o and ihonght he had a prise student. down in Athens. Ga. "Then." says Baasley. "I rp- ccived a letter from the warder, of the. prison thanking ~s interest.'-' Uy TOM -Jtl'KRAY Sun Sports Editor li •shig-les.plajy.r. Bill.'Dl\oti ii; <.iij)-seetleil Art Koust, the host Kolwrt'K. Ojxwlers ttnininaieil qualHicrs for Saturday niiirninsr's semifinal round of ihe annual l?:iyto\vn Hi.arh School Tennis Championships. Both l'.,iyto\vn. "boys' Doubles loajns. deieitiUng state champions Pan! Coisio iind- Doug- Bashnim and Xc. 0 team. Stan Ameni nn,i !^e- roy CoHio. reached the 9 a.m. scnis- u'indup •'•"• Lee Coiirts. Fi:iab ir. all divisions are scheduled at ; p.m. on Lee's concrete surface. Semis in the girls' division were van off at Huwble's red-topped layout at 9 a.m. under the direction of Wendell Taylor. Coacli Clint XoUloton's falnil- otit ioiiriiaiiient which opened •with the ^fa(e's five best hoys* singles stars, two forensosi girls' singles and three of the four best doubles tennis, cxhibitpcl a terrific bill-of-fare Siiiordny, The DJxon-Foast match, Dixon seeded third behind Foust and Highland Park's Kddie Sledge. VTM* a coistinuation of an old grudce baulc. • Dixon beat Foust for the region- al high school crown last spring: ;»ul advanced io the state finals. Bur ihe crafty Houston , Austin, swinger has beaten Dixon this spring for the Hearts Delight singles championship. The other hoys' singles semifinal presented .Sledgo versus unseeded Ken Du Hose, Cnrpu* Kay, who authored the only biir «l><et of the nice! Friday, u shocUinsj fi-2. (!•'', viciory over fourth-scedctl Konhie Fisher in the quarterfinals. The Ganders' top doubles duo, Como-Bashrum, was to meet Corpus- Ray's Mac White and Bob Ne Smith while the Xo. 2 team. Como- Ament ; mct S«ir Antonio's lop- sccdecf Jim Jfoses-BobM'ooney. In girls' semis 'lop-socded Harriet Pullon, San Antonio Jefferson, met Bnmbi Whit ridge. La mar, and \Vilma Khrhardc, Horace Mann, played, second-seeded Betty Foust, Houston. . , Miss Pollen and Miss Foust. sisti-r of Art, were favored to inei't. in the finals, Girls' doubles teams in the semis wore Lillian Carroll nmf Eugenie Kamrath. Houston Lamar. meeting Alcna Schoredcr and Diana Sparks, South Park. The other girls' semifinal had Susan Schmidt and Mary Everett, San Antonip Jefferson, meeting Galvcston's Connie Bryant and Susan Shirley. Tournament 'iirnclnr Xt'ltU'toii Will present Iropliii-s at con- rliisioii of piny. OLDSMOBItE •FUTCKAMiC Cure fully Orcd For—Sc« It WILLIS COBB NASH CO. On Long Bail And Squeeze Ganders Clip Bay City Lee-Lcmar Feud Is Continued In Austin •- With only low prsctks £ay5 fwiaininjr before the hip Texas Kclaj's in Austin, Beverly Rnckhold> cindenuen tJiy in ivith )ioj>es of Jjivins Houslon Larnar another run for the motrOy and possibly lireakinc the nsL'iy sprint medley record. JThe fiyinj Gander sprint medley tears- cracked th? Houston re- jays' sprint record Thursday, turning in a 3:36.3 performance. Ix:e"y mile- re-lay quarter finished second behind Larnar's mile team Ir. the Houston sne-K. 1-antar wn* docked si 3:22.2, one tf-nth of n second lfs« than lye*, to break the Huustoti record. Anton SniBjstrla mp.oe the circle ir. 4C-I.3 to It-ad the Gander quariermen in thr- relay. Jerry Ciapps, anchor mar; on the mik relay team, look the baton from SttisjstrJs to finU.h Jess than a yard behind Lamar's Tom Mayor. Carl Young, Buddy >f a y, Snruijstrla, and Capps make up the milf.relay team. Running" on the sprint jncoley team are Capps. May. Srarjjstrla and'bard-to-beat SiO r\inr ;l .r John Russc-il. Big Prentice Davis and BJil Finch placed third and fourth in the .shot ! n Houston, and wi;l be vcorking on their form curtng the meet. Tall Bill Vounp leapf-il 20 fts^i 6?i inches in Houston Tnblic School S'adiurn to pUtfV seoolut behind Reagan** Leonard Kaw- Cl-t(. Rockhoid r a:: the Gar.a^rs through a ii^h; workout Friday, and '.vi;! start ir. Monday ironing" out iniftakes for the Texas Relays. Gander Golfers Shoot 304 For Third At Island Meet Frank Ja-lmes' Gander shot ihcir best round of the v.-a>on Friday as they captured third plarc in the Texas Inviia.- tional Golf Uiunianwnt- at. Th«* Municipal Cour«u> in GaJveMon. I: -xnf. the Ganders' 'irsl tour- r.ey in which ali lour nieffib^rs of 'the team wer.t over tin- cjgh- tctiri ir, scores in th<; 70's. JacksonviUf! -,vor. the tourr.a- ;ri(?nt with 2S4, a»d Bishop Byrne of Port Arthur wa.5 si-cond v.-ith 3^ l j Ijnc Jollowed B> rnc with StM; Phog Alien's Style To Continue At KO LAWRKNCE, Kan. —t"P— I>r. Forrest C. -'Pho^. 1 Alien has <.'0ach.'-i;: hi,~ ly.-l t>;>r' game ;j; K'*'.'\f',••:'. ''":' a ijnnup -of s'..;c- rp.ssor? indic'itfi Saturday ihnt his slyii" o! b;nl wouid continue. Alien. To. was forcw/ into retirement Fridav bec,"' til hif age. 314; liraj-.ospori, fifth with 31B; I.aiilar. sixth with 317; C-orpus Christ! Kav and Pinftri'*- tietl for seventh with 318. Kichard Dkkson of Gnivtston Kirxin '.vais mf-uaSisi vath a sis under par 06. Ah'ir, Odom of South Park had the K'.-eor.d i<j">v score with a tv. - o under 7i,i. R. E. L.'» Harry Bonds Jin- Khed third for individual honors with a «"K under "i. Going along whh Bonds' 30-35 —71 to main-- up the team score v.-fjre Charles Wilson'.? 39-3.V-77. Gordon Wiiion'> 3JI-3S--77, and Ear'on B.-uce'.s -i7-r:2—7i(. Bone.- tied for 'h<- third piac-s jn'.-claiist spot -.viih Pinetree's .lack Kupii. stale mc-dahsi for thv ias: ;-.vo years. Thf F'iiictrif 1<;Mn has won lh«. stal^ golf title for the past fu'o years. Homero Biancas of Lanisr 'A'on ihr- Galveston driving cor.test -.viih •A drive of r!2;i yards. Eiliy H:ids- peth von the pilch 'n putt con- By TOM MURRAY .Sun Sports Editor WEST COLUMBIA — (Sp.)~ The ipnacious Gander baseball- ers used hasehall's two extremes, the long biiU and suicide squeeze, to defeat powerful Bay-City. 3-2. here Friday night in the .first round of the West Columbia ln- vitaiional Tournament. Second-baseman- Bobby Sander.-; led off bottom, of The seventh, scow tied 3-3, with a, SoO-foot triple ir.t-"- the right field corner. Alter Johnny:Beck, .pinch-hitting for Center-fielder Steve MoVsi- iiams. walked,' Artie .Oviedo laid down a perfect^squeeze bur.!: as Saniiers raced borne with the .witi- ning nit*. At 10:30 a.m. Satiirday Baytow.r was to mcetSolinsT'ih a semifinal same. Holing opened the t\ro-d:'-.v lourmmient with n 9-* victory over Webster Friday. Should the young Ganders be victorious they would meet the ••'•inner oJ Saturday morning's West West Little League Candidates Are Assigned To Teams West Little L«'?.fuc> player transactions have been completed and candicsti's :or the four teams have been listed for tryo.:ts. According to player agent T. M. rs'swsom. each team manager will contact his candidates and toil them when, and where workouts will be held. The 'olio.ving boys have been r_-:sii;r,fid to teams and will be con- t;if. t*ci by the manager oi that U-arr.: \Viikie Ir.oians—J. F. Boil, ?>*£'• —Donald Laurence Coke-; Jarr.eo Harold Fuller: Johnny Bob Brown; Lonnif.' Ray Selroan: Robert Wayne Maxwell: Arthur Dwayne Max-.veil: Stephen Virgil Tiirr.bvlii; S'oart .leek Wayne Hii^es: George Joseph. Toiipn; 'Morris Paul Guidry, Pat >fcHugh; Robf.-" Manning Meador: W:liiani Selkirk Franklin : Pvdro Florir.-; Robert Paul Guill: .lames Aivin Dikeman; Keiiy K;i>- Dikemar.. Ft-cif-ratio- fie.;! Hox-T. E. Schu- bie, 'Mgr.--Ociri Merto;: Hofipauir; P--r. I^oiiis Hitrgir.bothain; Boyee L>.-e Ca>:h«-:; Carrol V.'iyne Shep- pa.rcf; Troy Kanuolph Calhoun; Jimmy i-tay Andfr.-:o::: Ar.thony Lynn'H'-nrieki;; Kor-'-r O'.ln \Vhit- rity; Castillo Alexander: David Haroid B:ouxs&ry; James El'ion Htonu. Bayshore Vankee.s -C. H. Mar- shaii, Mgr.--Bobhy V.'huli'y: Joseph L>uug'ji's \Vc:t; lj'r-\ Burc.i; Er.'::o U'arr'.-n Ku"t: Kristin Eugene Hyrit: Roi^,::. John Orr. Hota:v Cub.v—.Sk'.-' 1 -:'?.- Orion, Mjjr, Raymond ;.'••-. V.';r.'-on; Jerry A. Lindrr; E'i-ar J. R:iey: ROD- '-r;. Lannor. Floyc: r i>:'i:zr: H'.:nry X'.-ison; Gordon Wayne- Nelson; George K> rg::io: s .: Don Hicks; Cri/iries .O::vi<; Efhoirc Richard Aciair: r-ti^nard" DeForrt-.s'. Bryant; Yar. Hooper: John FranK Chripa; Hank Gf.-orp.- Jo Hol-ori'.b. Columbia-\\*harton- seniisinal in an S p.m. chflrnpioiiship-final. . U they lose to Boling. a 6 p.m. thi/6-place game with the. \Vhar- ton-West Columbia loser be in the making-. Bay City, like West Columbia, one of ihe powerful Class A teams in Ihe .stale, -ras held io live hils in a combined effort by. starter, Don Walker, and reliever, Lucas Ve.sras. The Ganders banged nine.saiv- nes off. the ch'tmking pi fire-baHin' Mike Williamson. Oviedo, Catcher Ted Dodd. Right-fielder Barry Lancaster and Left-fielder Chs-- '.ss Mills colleetetl two apiece. Lancaster's 350-foot triple in il;< "uurlh plated the flKt Gander rt:n ? the. Ganders came from, behind -i tie the score. 2-I. Bay City, scored in top of the fourth without aid of a hit as I.eft-fic'ld<>r Larry Iluitt walked, went to >econd as Catcher Dave Kristynik was also passed. Huitt went to third -.vhTi Short- stop Winston Porter \vent for the double-play on a hot grounder by As'illiomson.-Second-baseman San- tiers dropped '.he ball and the bases were loaded" with none away. Then Walker, who pitched a brilliant four innings, allowing but one hit and fanning- .six. forced First-baseman Don Estlingham to pop up for the first out. "l*orter took another, medium houne*'r anil went for the double ilay. Williamson hroki- it up with a perfect slide, Iluiit scorinir. Bay City ..I. Bsytown 0. Baytown scored two in bottom of t.;e fourth for a 2-1 lead. Mills r caling third and home after Dodd >":d scored ahead of Lancaster's r.iple. The Ganders added another m ihe fifth lor a 3-1 lead, with Ovie'.lo singling and scoring ail the way :"roai first 071 Dodd's long single- to- ieft. Walker's injured knre ached in the fourth with Lucas Vegas com- .ing on in the- fifth vrith little \varmup. The young sophomore right- hander got' Bay City, one-two- thrcc in the fifth but four consecutive hits, ineiuding; Kristynik's 390-foot triple to left, produced 1 t.wo runs and a 3-3 tic in the sixth. Williamson, who struck out seven Gander bolters, held off the Baytowu explosion until bottom of the seventh, getting them out in order in the sixth. Hay City Manlz, ss ».-••-. Townstnd. 2b Huitt, If Kristynik, c Williamson, p Sstlingham. lb Hernandez, 3b Ramirez, rf ivnost, cf Totals Ab R H K ....'•* 0 0 1 .... 4' .0 0 0 2 2 1 1 ...:' 2' 1 ' 1 0 ...-3 0 2 0 ....3 0 1 0 2000 ....3 0 0 0 ....:: o oo 2G 3 5 2 INSURANCE FACTS BY JIM BOND — THREE POINT MEDICAL PLAN— $8,000.00 Medical Coverage for Your Family 1. You pay first S600.00' from hospitalization insurance or own funds. 2.'Covers accidents or illness in hospital or home. Complete medical coverage. . , 3. Eliminate special policies such as Polio or Seven Dreaded Diseases. This covers. COST: HUSBAND AND WIFE, Age 40 to.45.. _,_ . 51.)«IW each per year Children $12.00 each per year SEE BOND & COMPANY "TRACK MARK OK QUALITY" 907 S. Main Street Phone 8248 Baseball Highlights - 30-VJcfory Season Is Seen Possible For Robin Roberfs By UNITED PRESS Robin Roberts' glslterinj: 0.90 earned run average ;>i'ov:iied ;:m- pie evidciK-e Saturday ;hat even ;i SO-vic-tor. 1 season is possible tor the great risrht-hiinflci', A 20-game winner for six successive season.", the Philadelphia Phillies' "S-year okl fircbalier is pnlosing 1 \hf finest spring of his career. No big lo.-ipiie pitcher has von 30 giimcs .«;nro Dizzy Doan rer.ched that iota! in J93J but Roberts certainly looks liko he i.'.-'.n sr.ike •< stronsr run for i! with any kilns i' siipfjort from his toam- m,iie>. Roixrrfc *lio%"e<! the American Lcagt;c champion New York Yan- Sport Briefs By I'MTKO 1'KKSS BOWIK, >I<1. — S\V:I;>K and Nil- •thuu both withdrawn from $1<M),- (HiO Canipliell Mcmuriul Handicnp rii"wt- Salurday. YORK— Cherif/ Harnis of F!~;;:H!? scurfs .surprise upse'. v."t:i over Carmelo OJ-s'.'i. XK\V irA\"KX. Conn. — Ohio Stiilr and Viilc lied :it '.'.<.> point* for tin- li-ad in the NCAA vivini- niin^ I'hanipifinship \vi\h only M>vcij events reinaiiiinir. NEV." YORK--- Darrefl f'loyd reinstated rij; ni'.irnber of East squsi'l in :-i!i-.-:'ar b-'isketbal! g'tnie ?.'. Madison .Square Garcicn. IIOVSTON — I'nivrrsilv nf lloii«-- lori lakes IJ-slrolif lend in South- YievU'rn Interoolle^iale Rolf lour- na.'nciit. tt'ILMINGTOX. X. C.-GcT,.-: Litti»T remains in >ad of Az'-ile." Open ^oif tournHment but si?: othci's are onlv ori'i-strokf; behii' .'. kees why*" he's considorcd the game's No. 3 pitcher Friday w!v. ; n lie mowed them tiown with two hits for seven innings as the Phillies scored a"2-0 triumph. Roberts struck out two batters anti-horror of horrors—walked • his first batter this .spring. In all. Roberts has pitched a total of 20 inninjrs in the grapefruit loujnje: yielding only 11 hits, two runs and that solitary base on balls. The oileL? are heavily agninst any pitcher winning 30 games In n 'season but the records show shat most hirrlers who reached that total wen? about Robin's present aiie. Tlii? ' ?i.«t includes Lefty Grove. Christy Mathewson, WiiUer Johnson, Jim Bag by and Grover Cleveland Alexander. Roberts himself came close to the magic figure in 1.952 when he won '2$ frames. 'lost seven find ha<I a 2.59 earned run mark. He posted a 23-14 mark and a S.2S ERA l.if-t sea.son. The Phillies-Yankee game was the only grapefruit jeapuo action on Cltxxi Friday but tln % axe f (V ll on many a spring ho]>!ful us the biir leagxio tennis reduced their raters for the long barnstorming: trio? :ih»;.i(i. The Cincinnati Redl'egs optioned pitcher Charley Rnbo to Havana in the International League. A .six-foot. one-inch left - hander, hail a 21-7 reconl and 2.01 ERA with Columbia last season. B.iytowti Ab R H K Sanders. 2b 4 1 1 1 .ArcWilliams. cf 3 0 0 1 Beck (7th i .1 0 0 0 Oviedo, Ib 4 I 2 1 Dodd. c 2 1 2 0 Lancaster, rf :! 0 1 0 Porter, s.s 3 000 Mills. If 3 1 2 0 Miles. So 3 0 0 o Walker, p 1 0 00 Hoisheuscr '.ran -Hh) .. 0 0 0 0 Vegas, p 1 0 u 0 Totals '. 28 4 ' 9 3 Score by innings: Bay City '. 000 102 n Bnytowri OC-0 210 1 Three-base hits— Kristynik; Sanders. Lancaster: Stolen bases — Mill* 2. Miles, \Valker; Double play.s—\Viiliamson to Hernandez: Sfi*«'s on balls -off Williamson 3. off Walker 2, off Vegas 1; Hit by pitcher- by Williamson (Walker): Struck out—by Williamson 7, by ^Valkor 6, by Vegas .'>: tnninps p i I o h ': d— -by \Viltiatnson 7. by Walker 4, by Ve?as 3; Hits off— Williamson 9. Walker 1, Vegas 4; Left on haw-s—Bay City 5. Baytown 7; Winner—Veen, 1 -; Laser— Williamson. GLEN ARBOR OFF GARTH ROAD. 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