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May 11, 1966

Clovis News-Journal from Clovis, New Mexico · Page 7

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Yogi Berra Emerges Without A Demerit NEW YORK (UPD— And;Yankees who emerges without Yogi Berra came up smelling a demerit on his report card like a rose. Berra holds the exact station Boys MAndM Back In Business? MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL (UPI) —Remember the M and M Boys who used to be the scourge of the American League? It looks as though they might be back in business again. Mickey Mantle hit 19 homers and Roger Maris six, when the New York Yankees finished sixth in 1965. Both were hurt last season and this contributed Yogi, now a contented coach | in life he'd have enjoyed if for the New York Mets, is the i (here had been no shuffle in the' only one involved in recent first place—a coach in the big shuffling of the New York'leagues. He was coaching for the ; Yankees when they made him i manager and Ralph Honk moved to the front office after the 1963 season. He went 1-0 in his only pennant scramble as a manager, winning with a ball club that skidded to sixth the next year. He was fired before the collapse. But Johnny Keane, who had won a world championship with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1964. was caught in the middle as manager of a Yankee ball club that played like the Mets. He lost prestige and the job. Fighting The Tide Houk, as general manager heaver to New Y^ Sor ? l ' r ^ «« P«™« ".as unable " J r rn fnrn thn lirta u/ilh nlaum- showing. It took Mantle and Maris a long time to get together, but to turn the tide with player trades or player development. And the entire Yankee image they finally did Monday night Suff 1™ d reverses at the worst and with the help of joejPoss.ble moment in history with Pepitone and Mel Stottlemyrc! he , ra S' ta .g M « ts brc .! tm « ( thei " they nipped the Minnesota bu ^JJn« box-office war. Twins, 3-2, to keep manager ;; nd1l n , cxt ; . ,, ., Ralph Ilouk undefeated with a 1Io " k - back Sn uniform as , the 1 manager, possesses one quality U.S. Seeeer League To Be Permed NEW YORK (UP!) - Eleven teams in cities throughout the nation will form the proposed North American Professional Soccer League, the first major Soccer league in the United States, with play scheduled to begin in the fall of 1967. Robert Hermann of St. Louis. president of the league, and William Cox, president and founder of the International Soccer League, announced Tuesday the teams would represent Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles. New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, St. Louis. San Diego, San Francisco and Hartford, Conn. The U.S. Soccer Football Association, which governs the sport in the United States, has not yet given official sanction to the new league but has scheduled a meeting later this week to consider formation of such a league and possible franchises. No decision is expected until next month. Johnny Podres Just What Tigers'Ordered fit t?'Mint I* ftrfSfi tin it. ^ t _ _« _ ** * _ t * *. DETROIT With ft that's even more effective than astute baseball brains. The battle-hardened major is a leader of men. Players rrspect him. He understands them, the malted- milk crowd as well 3-0 mark. The M and M boys each hit a homer Monday night and it was the first time they got together on roundtrippers since June 18, 1965. "I expect to play a lot of games this year," Mantle said. "I don't think I'll play in many day games after night games, or second games of doubleheaders. This won't give my legs enough time to rest. But I'm going to be in there a great deal. "I think Ilouk will keep me in winning." Ilouk, who replaced Johnny Keane last Saturday night in California, was happy with the) ^ut rebuilding outcome of the game, but " nfW ftl " ™'" s f especially satisfied with how little of the World Series spirit he has had In the past, Johnny Podres could be just what the man —Charlie Dressen <— ordered for the Detroit Tigers' pennant hopes. Podres is one of the top series winning pitchers still active in either leape, he is a i lefthander and manager Ores- jsen hopes he can fill the ! vacancies —either In the bullpen or role. in the spot starter had pitched under brestfeft, now the dean of Aftierteflrt League managers. "1 pitched him in his first game in the World Series when he was 20 years old," Dressen (Andrew Mem To Beat For Pole , said. "But he got better after that —he was only a kid then.'" Podres, then with the Brooklyn Dodgers, lost his first World Series but he has since then. He won two from the New York Yankees in the 1955 series, including a 2-0 encounter in M3 won four games "I haven't seen him pitch for shutout in the final game of the series, giving the Dodgers the championship. He won single games in 1959 and 1963. Podres has appeared In only one game this season, going two Innings and has not given ! about three years," Dressen said after it was announced that the Tigers had purchased Podres from Los Angeles for an undisclosed amount of money and a player to be named later. up a run. "But they say he threw hard J^ft/U "± C ! dcd 8S l ° last year and I don't think he %™ d ? eth f ^ could change that much over the winter. If he throws well . . . then we've hit the jackpot," the Tiger manager said now In American third place in the League, the most good. "I might use him in the bullpen or I might use him as a the night-lifers. Something yet may be salvaged from the miserable Yankee start this season. With a four-year contract, Ilouk has some of the security he had hoped for as a front- office executive in civvies and more power over player-trades than the usual run of major league managers. Building The Club a ball club, under the rules of the new free! agent draft that gives all 20 1 the game was won. clubs an almost equal shot at "It was nice to see those 1 the kiddie crop, is likely to take throo home runs." Ilouk said, | «l«' te a s ^ 11 ' "esprciallv by those three guys Some observers tha hit them." insist the | 'Yankees now are paying a stiff; ! price for those nine of 10 pennants they won from 19"> r ) Standings National League W. L. I'd. GH San Fran 19 7 .731 ... Pittsburgh 14 9 .609 3'- Houston 15 11 .577 4 Los Angeles 14 12 .538 5 Philadelphia 11 10 .514 5'i New York 9 10 .474 GVa Atlanta 13 15 .464 7 Cincinnati 10 14 .417 8 St. Louis 9 14 .391 a'.-. Chicago 6 18 .250 12 Tuesday's Results St. Louis 8 Chicago 0 Cinci 8 Atlanta 2, 1st Cinci 8 Atlanta 0, 2nd New York 7 Houston 4 Los Ang. 6 Philadelphia 1 San Fran 2 Pitts 1, 15 inns. American League W. L. Pet. 015 Baltimore 16 4 .800 ... c!e\ eland 15 5 .750 1 Detroit 14 9 .609 3»L' California 13 10 .565 Chicago 11 9 .550 Minnesota ft 10 .474 Washington 8 13 .381 had to trade off future prospects home club with men. ^ tl)e Yankees some of their to plug the! more mature ft 10 8 13 Boston 7 16 .30 New York 7 16 .30 Tuesday's Results Baltimore 3 Chicago 2, 12 Detroit 3 Cleveland 2 Kansas City 3 Boston 2, 10 inns. Washington 4 California 1 \>u at Minn., ppd., rain Wednesday's Progable Pitchers jits Washington at California,'.]!', night—McCormick (2-2) vs. Brunei (O-li. Boston at Kansas City, night Ohio Team Takes Lead In Tourney ROCHESTER. N.Y. (UPI) — A Cleveland, Ohio, team shot 3108 Tuesday nigiit and stole j the thunder from vaunted Don' arter Bowling Glove of St. Louis as the big block of classic division teams began their j week's work in the American! Bowling Congress Tournament.' With 1965 ABC doubles j Beach rolling aj for 738, the) pounded out i 971 and 1093 to classic division this 63rd ABC '•-jtourney. First place is current- jly held by Acme Press ofj ^Philadelphia with 5939 for sixj ,?,'?jgames. Burcato Five and the! I?,"Iother seven classic teams that! 10 '-{went Tuesday night finish their j | block Wednesday night. The defending champion, | Thelmal Lanes of Louisville.' Ky., was unable to begin i defense of its title when two ofi members —Nelson Burton! and Tommy Tuttle —failed! to arrive. The tournament! board of directors will rule! champion Bill 2-16 triplicate Brucato Five games of 10-14, get the best start so far in -Morehead li. (1-1) vs. Dobson (2- Wednesday on Thelmal Lanes' j rights to oaking up the missed jl games. Stunning new Old Crow Half Gallon HI i r I'iui iMn i iiimiiii ifniini ......... y "-"--T'ri'm"1 imninn-iimntjl ..... i f3 moua Smooth. Mellow .ad Crow ' 3t, pij 'iaui.;Q.[t«o» ticii ~ — • umipcn ui i uiigiit usu nun us a It is not the first time Podres' spot starter," Dressen said. . Imf. <«M) — Marto Andrettl tfecame the man to beat for the pole to the tndiaftapolis 800 Tuesday, whisk- Ing around the speedway at unofficial tecord §|>eed «rt nearly 188 tttilea per hour. The da&tiisf pcrforflianee by the national driving champion highlighted the businest practice day yet and overshadowed the first tVf-o accidents, both minor, since the 2 1 ,i-mile oval ; opened April 30. ! Andretti was piloting the same rear-engine Ford in which he finished third last year, winning "Rookie of the? Year" honors. The record will not be official because all records must be established during qualification, not practice, runs. JTb*v begin Saturday. The unofficial mark came In mid-afternoon on a chi:i l> ( sunny day, certainly not idea! for racing. Andretti, a 26-year- old native Italian, clipped off four laps in about 164 m.p.h. then hit 184,5. tie»vy I Sweden tat Wit tennis I said. "Show m« • filter efflirttU that really deliver* UsU and I'll aat my hat!" ONTGOMERY WAR D LIFETIME QUALITY GUARANTEE ••»•."' TJ tv-«flos . . Riverside FASSINOII IHI 4-WAY QUAIANTII 1. 'UKT1ME QUAUTY GtMIANTK "i *« quality of material and WIMonihip lor lh« lif« of *• •rijlnfll Ir.od. AdjuiliMnti pie . rot*4 on trtad w.or baitd on currant IQ|» prk.. 3. »OAD HAZAID GUAKANTfE (•ictpl r«pairob!« puncturtt) for piriod ipecified on all lirti (I . t«pl IDT. Adjuilmenti proraltd art ••onthi uitd baitd on currant tol« plict. frtmium I0f juaranl.td oooitut rood h 0 i 0 ,d. (or M, of oiigmal h«ad. 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