Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 27, 1953 · Page 16
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 16

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PAOI IIXTEEN ALTON EVBNINO TILIORAPH REDBIRD LEADER — Tony Jureziz, Alton High baseball coach, leads his diamond crew into their toughest game of the season when East St. Louis pays a visit to Riverfront Park at 4 o'clock this afternoon. The Redbjrds are currently running a five game winning streak and have won six of seven outings to date, losing to Granite City, 3-1.—Photo by Don Hayes. • Roberts Grabs Off Third Triumph in Seven Day'Period By JACK HAND Ai» Sports Writer The Robin Roberts three • day diet is doing wonders for the Philadelphia Phillies. No more tired, rundown feeling. No more blue Mondays. There's a new sparkle in every eye and a spring In every step since Robin went on the three- d^v plan. With eight straight wins, a solid grip on first place and a long home stand against the west, the Phils are riding high. They can afford to relax on a nice, peaceful off day with the wife and kiddies. Today is an open date for all the clubs. Gets Solid Help Roberts, with a 3-1 record, has had the solid help from Curt Simmons, Karl Drews and Jim Konstanty in pitching the Phils .into the National League lead. But he is Mr. Big. Roberts started last week without a win. He beat New York Monday, 2-1, whipped Brooklyn Thursday night, 6-1, and stopped Pittsburgh Sunday in the first half of a doubieheader. 7-5. That's | taking the first, 7-2 as Bob Elliott MOM&AV, APftTI* ft?t Iff! Shurtleff Frozen Out, 8-1, By Illinois College Squad R.r f.KK BAKER Snorts Editor JACKSONVILLE -Shurtleff Col- boy tally came as Don Cox singled with one away, took snrond on a fielder's choice and scored on a lege's Pioneers would have been'single by Ronnie Gano. better off with at least a sprink-' Bob (Chi-Chi) Miller took over ling of Eskimos In their lineup for Allen in the fifth and quickly here Saturday afternoon. got Into trouble on a pair of sing- Unforfuantely enough, Coach ! les. and an error that loaded the Sherrlll Hanks has nary a trans-1 bases with no out*. Oano drove In fer student from the U. of Alaska i two more runs with aslhgle to or any other such Artie point so'center and in a bit of wild play Illinois College'*, Blueboys romp-1 afield, trying to fet runners at ed In, M, despite being out-hit by i various bases, a third score came the Pioneers. Coach Unaffected With a chill blast sweeping In. Oano movrd to third, then home on a couple of infield outs In ; to provide a 5-0 1C lead. Prom centerfleld, everyone turned j Miller got through the next two, slightly blue. Joe Brooks, the 1111- j Innings without trouble but hit a i who then threw by first trying to pick off Champion. Conrad hustled down to second from which point he scored easily on Russ Thlm* mtg's double. Two Hits for Pelfmnk Danny Pelhank topped Shurt- left's seven hit attack with a double and single, while Cox and Oano had two hits apiece for the Blue* boys. Cox also scored two rum and walked twice. Shurtleff's next outing will be at Riverfront Park In Alton against Parks Air College Wednesday af« ternoon. nois College coach, seemingly was the only one enjoying the proceedings. But then he's from Maine find cold weather Illinois style could hardly bother one who was rained on Down East winters. Ronnie Allen started on tho wild streak in the eighth as he walked three batters, hit another and three runs came in on two passed halls and a ground out. Shurtleff's lone run came In the sixth frame. Frannle Hunter opened with a single hut was forced mound for Shurtleff and was touch- at second by Conrad Champion's sd for only one run In the four grounder to short. Or-ne Pavelonis Innings he worked. The first Bluet, popped up lo Shortstop Walt Lubes m 3 0 Champlon.lb 3 1 Pavetonli, If-3b Thimmtg.c Lawrence, 3b-p Calvin cf Pelhnnk.rMf Lewakowikl, iCot.Sb 1 LubUji „ Oano.lb 0 IVanWlnXlt.o 0 IRomack.lf Cooper,cf 0 iCaldweiUb 0 OLalr.ff 0 SLunti.rf a a a a i i BIS 400 a i 3 1 aio o 0 0 SECOND ROUND—The Giants and tfce Dodders and their fans hope the plight which befell Joe Page in 1950 and Jim Konstanty in '51, after remarkable seasons as relief pitchers, doesn't plague Hoyt Wilhelm, left, and Joe Black. (-NEA) Wlllouflhby.p 411 Allen,p Mlller.p-rf .100 100 .100 ...33 1 7 Total! ...32 8 6 Inning: 19343*789 RHE Shurtleff 00000100 0—1 7 3 Illinois College 00104003 •—8 8 1 Roxana Junior High Takes District Track Meet Title ROXANA — Sweeping both dl- j les, 50 yard dash and broad Jump, By The Afwoclnted Press AMERICAN LKAUI'E \V. L. Pi New York Cleveland Chicago St. Louis Philadelphia 3oston Washington Detroit .750' ..788 9 3 7 2 7 4 .636 6 5 .545 .545 .400 .273 .154 5 6 8 11 ROBIN ROBERTS Monday's Schedule No games scheduled Sunday'* Results Washington 5 New York 4 Philadelphia at Boston C2), poned rain Cleveland 2-12 Detroit 1-2 Chicago 2-3 St. Louis 7-0 visions, Roxana Junior High downed six other schools in the district junior hiph track meet here Sat- G.B. l urday afternoon. In the heavyweight division, Rox- r t ana piled up 76 points. East Jun- j,'^ | ior of Alton was second with 57, 2 ,^ i Madison second with 31 and Benld 2 i? | fourth with 14. Cahokla had one, 4' j Jerseyville one and Meadowbrook fil/r _ I zero. In lightweight competition, Roxana won with 63% points, .East Junior was again second with 33, Jerseyville was third with 24>/4 and Madison fourth with 2%Benld had 13'/4 Meadpwbrook 4'/4 and" Cahokia I'/i. Larry Longman of Roxana was post- Tuesday's Schedule New York at St. Louis (night) 7:30 p. m. Washington at Chicago 12:30 p. m. Boston at Detroit Philadelphia at Cleveland fnight) Philadelphia Chicago Brooklyn St. Louis Milwaukee New York Cincinnati Pittsburgh NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. 9 2 .818 . .667 2V 2 .545 3 4 6 4 4 4 2 3 .500 .500 .364 .333" .273 3V4 3'/2 5 the big winner in the heavyweight division as he took the low hurd- in addition to running a lap on the 440 yard relay winners. Teammate Dreon was a double victor in the 100 and 220 yard dashes and Bob Diaz of Alton took both the shot and discus. • Other heavyweight winners Included Charles Glaeser of East Junior in the 440 yard dash, Moody of Benld in the high jump, Walmsley of Roxana in the pole vault, Bob Jansen of East in the hop, step and jump and Roxana's relay team of Longman, Heffner, Dreon and Bryant. Alton winners in the lightweight competition included Ed Hafferkamp in the hop, step and jump and Norman Lohr in the discus. Illinois Tracksters Romp in Against Drake Relays' Tield Monday's Schedule No games scheduled Sunday's Results Milwaukee at Cincinnati 12) postponed, rain. Brooklyn 8 New York 4 Philadelphia 7-8 Pittsburgh 5-1 Chicago 7 St. Louis 5 DES MOINES /P — You can't beat the sun rain-drenched Drake Relays, fans will tell you and they'll add you can't beat Georgetown or Illinois either. Georgetown, running with ven geance, turned in smashing victories over its chief conqueror of last year, the University'of Kansas, in the four-mile and distance medley relays. Six Illini Firsts Illinois' two-day effort Included victories in three university .relays and three individual events. It added three second places and a pair of thirds, placing in 11 events. The Hoyas came a long way to do one job-r-humble Kansas. Georgetown did just that. On Friday they left Kansas 200 yards back at the finish of the four mile right. Two days every third day. Drews teamed up with Roberts rest and pitch i batted in four runs with a triple and homer. Joe Dobson shut out the Browns, 3-0, to beat rookie to sweep the pair from Pittsburgh Sunday, throwing a seven-hitter in the second game for an 8-1 decision with the help of Willie Jones' two- run homer. George Shuba and Carl Furillo each drove in three runs in Brooklyn's 8-4 victory over the New York Giants in the rubber game of their three - game series. Billy Loes spaced 11 hits to top the Giants for the second time. Bill Serena's two - run homer featured a four-run rally by the Chicago Cubs in the seventh inning for a 7-5 edge over the St. Chicago at Pittsburgh (night) 6:30 p. m. Mike Blyzka in the second game. The Philadelphia A's and Boston Red Sox were washed out of two games at Fenway Park. j It was Roberts day in Philadel- j B°l> Elliott Nearillg phia and the pitcher was given a Cadillac and other gifts. He allowed 11 hits including Ralph Kiner's second home run of the year and another by pinch hitler Kcldie Pellugrini, late of Cincinnati. But Robin had a 6-1 lead and didn't have to work too hard. Tuesday's Schedule re , and , n tn<J distflnce medj Milwaukee at New York might) ' <:„„„.,,„„ r>v,.^s- r-o^,,^ii ^ o 6:30 p. m. Cincinnati at Brooklyn (night) St. Louis at Philadelphia might) Saturday Charlie Capozzoli had a 140-yard lead on Kansas' Wes Santee at the end. Despite a soggy track, Georgetown did the four miles in 17:20.8, a mark beaten only twice in Drake annals. The Illinois' team performance ,. nr .-. T, i . ,, . certainly must be listed with the J,000 Basehlt Mark g rea test seen here. They came through with victories Melton Manages Ilarlan Smoklei IIARLAN, Ky. .1'- Cliff Melton, Louis Cards. A Cincinnati at Mil-: one-time pitcher for the New York waukee doubieheader was rained ; ( 'iants, has been signed to pilot the out. j Ilarlan Smokies of tho Mountain Bob Feller and Bob Lemon Slatps L( ' a « 110 ' I-"* 1 season Melton pitched Cleveland into first pl,-ue hu ;''^ fo>1 "10. Hcaumont i-lubjn in the American League by a mar- D \ e ,i ti XafS ^ p "^ l|p ; * n •'! ' J 'K Cliif gin of 1-8 percentage points over Americ-a^AssmTaimn. He was'on the New York Yankees. , ho hill foi . tne t;ian(s f|tj|n mi (Q Washington's Jim Busby drove 11944, his host season bring his in all the runs with U\o homers first when he won I'O and lost only off Allie Reynolds for a 5-4 win, 9 snapping a five-game Yank winning strinu. Keller pitched a five-hitter to nip Detroit, 2-1, in the opener and Lemon rode home. on a nine-run eighth inning for a 12-2 romp, his third win. Brown*. Split Pair The St. Louis Browns and Chica- Telegraph Want Ads Click. ENJOY ELM DAIRY jo White Sox split two, the Browns i HOMOGENIZED MILK BELLE 8T, AUTO PARTS STORE WILE ST. AI.TC WHOLESALE I RETAIL Distributors of (KWtmit««U tut life of tar) t \JKTt \ H tl. Pin?* § Bl WJ H*iOV B!K(itt • WKHIT JGN1T10* Niu 3J249 ST. LOUIS JP — Bob Elfiott, veteran St. Louis Browns' third baseman, needs only 24 more base hits to reach the 2,000 mark. 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We'll make you the fairest possible offer for your car and quote a reasonable price for the oar vou pick out of our stock, if you don't have a car to trade, don't let that stop you — come over any* way. There'll be no high-pressure stuff. You'll get a good car — at a price you think is fair- sad you'll drive away satisfied that this is a •well place to do business. Why not come over today, take a look, and lee what kind of a deal we'll make? You'll be surprised at some of the food buys we have. And we're easy to get to— conveniently located just beyond the stopLte at 2625 tast Broadway. KXUAT lOTOtt, IM. MM I. s-TTft in the 480-yard shuttle hurdle, two- mile and 440-yard relays and the 120 - yard high hurdles, 100 - yard dash and two-mile run. McNulty Stars Joe McNulty, a versatile hurdler -sprinter, .won the high hurdles and ran on the winning shuttle hurdles and 440-yard relay teams. He also ran a leg on the second-place half- mile outfit. ' His amazing running earned him "the most outstanding" award along with Darrow Hooper, the only record breaker. Hooper of Texas A & M, a second place finisher in the 1952 Olympics shot put, looped the ball 55 feet, 4% inches to smash a 19- year old Drake mark. Streepers Stomp Hamel In Southwestern Opener HAMEL,, — Streepef's traveled here Sunday afternoon to win Its first contest. 10-4, In defense of the Southwestern Illinois Inter - City League championship. man, who threw to the pitcher for the out. Walks by Koppenhaver and Marmlho, several errors and a fielder's choice grouped together to give them three more .runs and both teams as a total of 13 errors choice. More Tallies Cold weather and strong winds j a 5-3 lead. played a big part in the fielding of Hamel came back in their half of the inning with their final run were made, mostly on bad throws, j on a single, a walk and a fielder's as cold hands couldn't control the ball. Hamel jumped to an early lead in the third inning when they put together three runs on one hit, two errors, two hit-batsmen, and a sacrifice. A double play stopped the rally. In the top half of the third, Streeper's threatened to score as Chiado opened the inning with a double. With one out, Purcell singled to center and went to second on the throw to third, but both men were left stranded as Simms and Astroth filed out. Take Lead in 6th Streeper's started their scoring in the fifth inning when they pushed across two runs on a walk to Chiafto, successive singles by Harper and Purcell, and a long fly by Simms. They took the lead in the aixth inning as Schneider singled to center and went to third as Slaughter bounced to the first base- The Merry Morticians added another run in the seventh inning on a single by Astroth, a double by Slaughter, and a single by Koppenhaver. The final foui- runs came In ttie eighth inning when after two were out, Purcell got his third hit of the game, a line single to center. Simms was safe on an error; Astroth walked. Pellizarro, batting for Schneider, doubled into left center, scoring Purcell and Simms. Slaughter drove across the final two runs with his second hit of the game, a single to center. Although errors played a major role in the scoring of both teams, Streepqr's showed a power at the plate that was improved over last season. Purcell led all hitters for the afternoon by getting three singles in four trips to the plate. Slaughter, who led the league in hitting last season, was the only other man to get more than one hit, as he put together a double and a single. Ptirrell Still Effective In gaining his first win of the year, Purcell again showed th« tools of powerful pitching that he used last season. In spile of his wildness, which resulted In four hit-batsmen, four walks, and three wild pitches, he was able to hold Hamel to just one big inning by striking out seven men in the seven innings he worked. Weigler, who pitched the final two frames, allowed one hit and struck out two. In the game, Manager Lefty Reynolds used every man on the bench, with the exception of Al Sunday, Streeper's will be at home to Venice on the East Alton diamond. Streep«n (10) Himel (4) Player ABRH Player ABRH Slmmt^b 3b 4 1 lF.Schu'ker,3b 3 0- 1 4 1 IHalbe.lb 510 1 1 IS. Martin, If 311 , a 1 2N«uhaua,rf 300 Koppen'er.cf 4 1 IB.Martln.si 400 1 R.Martin, c 411 IHerman.cf 3 0, 1 0 0 100 Schulz. This Schneider,!-* Pelllzarra.rf Slaughter ,lt . Marmiho.c Chlado.lb Lawrence, Ib Harper ,11 4 1 3 1 . 3 0, 1 0 OH.Schu'ker.cf 1 0 0 8 1 lBoeker,2b 100 Purcell.p 4 1 3Boyd,p Weigler ,p 0 0 OKanz.p 100 G. Schumaker, _ P-2b 311 Total* .411012 Total* ...3777 INNINO: 123456789 RHE Streepen 00002314 0—10 12 8 Hamel 00300100 0—4 9 8 This Is The End EAST LANSING, Mich. (NEA)Don Dohoney will be the ninth end to captain a Michigan State football team. The University of Florida coaching staff is made up of graduates from Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, West • Point, Georgia and Wake Forest. Telegraph Want Ads ClickK By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING — Wyroatek, Philadelphia .900 RUNS—Ryan. Philadelphia. 13 RUNS BATTED IN — CampcnelU Brooklyn, 18. HITS—Wyroatek, Philadelphia, 17. DOUBLES—Dark, New York, 7. TRIPLES—Bruton, " Milwaukee and O'Connell, Pittaburgh, a. HOME HUNS—Mathew*. Milwaukee, 6 STOLEN BASES—Oilliam,, Brooklyn PITCHING — Slmmoni, Philadelphia 3-0 STRIKEOUTS—Simmons, Philadelphia 17 AMERICAN LEAGUE . BATTING—Woodling. New York, ,47S RUNS—Mantle^ New York. 11. RUNS BATTED IN— Dropo, Detroit HITSt-Kuenn. 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