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Braves Whip Giants 6-1;
Move Into First By Point
Otwr ver, La Grande, Ore.,
' Hi-Way Caf 22 Hand Ford 2
; Trotter's 9 Glass 7
Dodgers 6 Tiger 1
'. Hi way Cafe smathcd tlie Hand
J-'ord team 22 2 while Trotter's
was edging Class Drug 97 and
Jthe Dodgers moved back into
sole possession of first in the
tlk'S league with a 6 1 conquest
of the Tigers.
- Hand Ford scored single runs
in the first and second innings.
before the roof fell in on (hem
' Ucickel advanced to tliird on 'a
a base on balls in the first
Bicckel advanced to third on i
ground ball and scored when
ly was out pitcher to first.
Hand scored its second and last
run when Berry was safe on an
error, Tsiatso walked aitd Wor
re) singled to drive in Berry.
Hi-Way went ahead in the bot
tom of the second. Charles Cro-
ghan was safe on an error to open
the inning. Walks to Alam
Johnson, Ron F'eik and Kuss Keik
produced two runs.
I Huntsman singled to drive in
pair of counters before Laughl
bon walked to fill 'em up again.
Pas came through with a single
. to , drive two more runs in and
put tne tnow-llounds ahead b-z
J he Chow-Hounds pushed across
16 runs in the third inning to
end the game.
t Home runs by Ncimcr, Hunts
man and Alexander were the big
hits. Neimer and Huntsman also
singled along with Oas and Alam
to help the cause.
The lead changed hands like
a bounding tennis ball before
Trotter's edged by Ci'ass Drug
p7. Glass got a one run lead
ju the first when Lewis tripled
after two were out and scored
when McClay was safe on an er
Trotter's tied it with walks to
Jim Zeigler, John Knight. Ran
flolrih, and Williams.
Trotter's scored twice in the
lop of the third on walks to Mike
I lay den and a single by Run Km
tnons and John Knight's clouh'e.
' Glass grabbed a 4 3 lead In the
bottom of the inning. Shaw
walked and scored on Lewis'
triple. Lewis scored when Mc
Clay was safe on an error. Mc
JTJay advanced to third and scor
ed on a ground out.
" 'Two more runs in the fourth
put Trotter's back in the lead.
Pointer doubled and scored on
Mike Hardens single. Ilayden
scored after moving to third
when his brother was safe on an
Glass scored three times in the
bottom of the fourth to make it
7-5. McKay singled, advanced to
second when the third basemanl
bobbled Fuller's ground ball and1
scored on Shaw's single. Lewis
walked and both men scored on
the ground ball by McClay that
the shortstop booted.
Trotter's picked up the final
four and winnings runs in the
top of the fifth. Bluhm was safe
on an error and Dave llialt drew
a walk.- Hack to back singles by
Dick Hi.itt and Pointer account
ed for two runs. Mike llayden
was safe on the pitcher's error
to load thr1 bases and Gary Hay
den slngh'd In -send two runs
College Al!-Sta rs
Pass First Test;
Beat Bears 7-6
EVANSTON, 111. i Ul'H - lie
College All-Stars who passe I I heir
first test against a National Ktxl
b.ill league foe by healing the
Chicago Hears 7-6. resumed trn'n
ing today for their Aug H clash
With the Balimore Colts.
The collegians used almost
every player on Conch Otto
Graham's 40-maii squad in Tues
' day's contest but failed to sliow
any spark until the fourth period
when quarterback Lee Grosscup
tossed a 33-yard pass to Buddy
Dial of It ice for a touchdow n and
Sam Williams of Michigan State
kicked the winning point.
The all-out scrimmage w as con
ducted under game con-tit Ions
with 'the exceptions o( kickotfs
which were not Used.
Owner-coach George II a I a s
whose Bears finished with a
marked statistical edge over
the collegians, complimented
Graham's squad as a "team that
played better football and dc
served to win."
.. The 1"9 All Slurs did not ap
pear as strong a unit as their
(968 counterparts who lost to the
Bear in a similar scrimmage but
went on to beat the Cleveland
Browns in one of I he rare vic
tories for I he college players.
Wed., Aug.' 5," 1959 Page 2
scampering across the plate.
Knight was the winner and
Fuller got the loss
The Dodgers and the Tigers
swapped single runs in the first
inning before the Dodgers got
warmed up. Dalton walked and
scored on a bad throw to account
tor the Dodger run
The Tigers scored when Hunts
man walked, advanced to second
and scored on Holmes' single to
left. The Tigers got only one
other hit in the game. Rick Ger
ry doubled in the final inning.
The Dodgers got three in the
third to grab the well played
contest, nought doubled and
scored on Dalton's single. Smith
singled sending Dalton to third
rhomas walked to fill the bases.
Stanley walked to force Dalton
across with a run.
Smith got the win striking out
six men and Holmes was the loser
with 10 K t
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Tuesday Night's Rtult
Detroit 4 New York 3
Baltimore 3 Chicago 2
Cleveland 8 Washington 2
Boston 4 Kansas City 1 list, twi.i
Kansas City 8 B'jrHm 6 2ndi
Pacific Coast League
W. L. Pet,
Vancouver 1 Sacramento 0 1st)
Sacramento 4 Vancouver 3 2nd '
San Diego 2 Portland 0
Phoenix 5 Spokane 3
Salt Lake 5 Seattle 1
Northwest League Standings
W. L. Pet. GB.
Wenatchee 1 16 .543
Yakima 19 16 .543 .
Lewislon 17 16 .515 1
Salem 16 17 .41 2
Eugene 17 18 .485 2
Tn-Clty 14 IS .4U4 4
Tri-City 5 l-cwiston 4
Salem 12 Yakima 5
Eugene V Wenatchee 0 list"
Eugene 5 Wenatchee 4 2ndi
Philadelphia 2 Chicago 1
Pittsburgh 7 St. l.ouis 3. night
Cincinnati 4 Los Angeles 1. night
Milwaukee 6 San Fran. 1. night
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Milwaukee is back in first place
and Warren Spahn is back on the
track toward winning 20 for the
10th time, so what else is new?
Spahn and the Braves threw
cold water on a lot of pennant
talk around San Francisco when
they beat the Giants, 6 t. Tuesday
night and knocked them out of
first place by one percentage
That one point ordinarily might
not mean too much but the way
both Milwaukee ard the 38-year-old
Spahn have been going lately,
it could turn out to be the turn
ing point in the tight National
The Braves, apparently over a
near-disastrous mid-July slump,
have won six of their last seven
while Spahn has won four in a
row and 15 for the season. He
held the Giants to three singles
and shut them out until the
Five Giant Errors
Losing pitcher Mike McCormick
made two errors in setting the
stage for his own downfall and
his teammates chipped in with
three more. Del Crandall added
a two-run homer foe the Braves.
Cincinnati defeated Los Ange
les, 4-1; Pittsburgh downed St
Louis. 7 3, and Philadelphia shad
ed Chicago, 2-1, in other NL
The Cleveland Indians moved
within two games of first place In
the American League, and hand
ed the Washington Senators their
17th straight defeat, 8-2: the Bal
timore Orioles came from behind
to nip the league-leading Chicago
White Sox, 3-2; Detroit topoed
New York, 4-J. and Kansas City
won the nightcap of a twi - night
twin-bill 8-6, after Boston won the
Southpaw Joe Nuxhall pitched a
three-hitter in leading the Reds
to their fourth straight victory
and dropping the Dodgers into
third place. Nuxhell struck out 10
men and got all the margin he
needed when Vada Pinson socked
his 15th homer with one on in a
Vem Law won his 12th game
for the Pirates with a seven-hit
effort over the Cardinals. It was
only the third victory in 18 games
for Pittsburgh, Law also having
won the other two.
Roberts Evens Chart
Robin Roberts of the Phillies
evened his season record at 10-10
when he pitched a five hitter to
hand the Cubs their sixth straight
loss. Loser Bob Anderson blanked
Philadelphia until the eighth when
Harry Anderson doubled home
the two runs that won live game.
Tito Francona drove hi four
runs with a triple and a homer in
Cleveland's win over Washington.
Rookie, Jim Perry pitched a six-
hitter for his eighth victory.
The 17 straight losses by the
Senators are only three shy of
the all-time major league record
of 20 consecutive defeats, shared
by three clubs.
Billy Klaus' infield hit with the
bases loaded in the eighth inning
enabled the Orioles to snap a
scven-gi.ne White Sox winning
streak. Left hander Hilly lloeft
pitched the first eight innings for
Baltimore and earned his first
victory since April 18.
Frank Lary of the Tigers boost
ed his lifetime record against the
Yankees to 21-5 in stopping them
on six hits for his nth victory of
the season. It was the fifth
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Shapes Up As
SEATTLE CPI Sunday's
52nd running of the Gold Cup, the
speedboat classic, shaped up today
as a torrid affair after some siz
zling qualifying runs.
Ten boats attempted qualifying
runs over the three-mile course
on Lake Washington Tuesday and
seven made it at speeds of better
than 100 miles per hour. The un
limiteds must cruise three laps
of the course at a speed of at
least 95 miles an hour.
Miss Pay n Save, Seattle, qual
ified at 108.216 m.p.h. in "sticky"
Then a breeze blew up that
brought a brisk rain storm but
left water conditions on the lake
ideal. The boats poured onto the
track almost as fast as they could
Gale V, Detroit, with Bill Ccn-
trell driving, qualified at 102922
m.p.h. and .her sister ship. Gale
VI with Fred Alter at the helm.
qualified at 107.928 m.p.h.
Wahoo of Seattle, driven by
Miro Slovak, qualified at 112.971
m.p.h. ' and Breathless II of the
Lake Tahoe tacht Club made it
in 104 922.
Hawaii Kai of Bellevue. Wash..
turned it in 109607 and Maverick
of Lake Mead with Bill Stead
driving did it in 111.493.
Still to qualify for Sunday's race
are Kol-Roy. Miss Thriftway and
Thriftway Tco, all Seattle, Coral
Reef, Tacoma: Miss ' Spokane.
Spokane; Notrogeil, Washington.
DC; U.S. I, Detroit, and Miss
Tri-City. at .Kennewick, Wash.
stralght time Lary beat the Yanks
Pete Runnels paced the Red Sox
to their opening game triumph
over the A s w hen he drove in
three runs with a pair of singles.
In the nightcap. Ray Boone hit a
two-run homer for KC in the fifth
and the A's clinched the victory
with a six-run rally in the sixth
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NEW YORK 'l!PI Casey
Stengel countH slowly to 10 to
day to hold his temper anJ then
answered point-by - point Frank
Lane s bitter charges that he had
pulled "a damned dirty trick" the
way he used his pitchers in Mon
day's All-Star game.
' I don't care what he says."
said Stengel when advised 'of the
verbal broadside launched at him
by General Manager Lane of the
But then, obviously caring quite
a bit bur refusing to lose his
good humor, Stengel pitched into
Lane's charge that there was
something sinister in his use ot
three Baltimore Orioles pitchers
and also in using tired Cal Mc
Lish of the Indians instead of
tired Ryne Duren of the Yankees.
Stengel's answer, boiled down,
is that everybody was tired.
"Ail the managers must have
forgot to mark down the All-Star
game on their calendars," said
Stengel, "because they used six
of the All-Star pitchers on Sun
clay. Why, in order to get a man
to start the game 1 ha i to pick a
guy who wasn't even on the
Stong'l was referring to his se
lection of rookie pitcher Jerry
Walker on Sunday as replacement
for injured catcher Gus Triaiulos
of the Orioles on the All - Star
squad. In the same breath Stengel
picked Walker on the squad and
named him to start the game in
Los Angeles. Walker emerged the
As for using McLish instead of
Duren to relieve in the eighth
inning, Stengel said, "Duren
uould have pitched if he had
shown anything at all when he
Lane denounced Stengel Tues
day in Chicago, saying, "I chal
lenge Stengel to explain why he
used a dog-tired Cal McLUh and
three Baltimore pitchers when bis
own Ryne Duren never left the
Earlier Tuesday, manager Paul
Richards of the Orioles stated that
Stengel's use of three Oriole pitch
ers en Monday Walker, Billy
(J Dell, and Hoyt V.'ilhelm) had
"messed up" his pitchiug plans
for the week.
Stengel took notice of that, too,
when he ohser ed, "I couldn't
have messed up the Orioles too
much I see by the scoreboard
that somebody down there beat
Chicago last night."
Stengel, summed up his pitching
problems in the All-Star game this
They all warmed up, and if
ijjey Thiln't feel good they didnt
I'.j.e to play. They all wanted to
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Scratched fro mthe National Foot
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Tom Peters, a Wisconsin end and
linebacker Arch Matsos of Michi
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San Diego Blanks Beyos 2-0;
Mounties, Solons Split Two
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John Brigcs hurled one-hit ball
Tuesday night and the San Diego
Padres evened their Pacific Coast
League series with the Portland
Beavers 2-0. The win split the
series at one game apiece and
left Portland in second place. I1
games behind Sacramento. The
hurler also scored one of the San
Briggs chalked up his ninth vic
tory against three losses, lie nev
er lost control and the Beavers
never seriously threatened.
George Brunei, who started for
Portland, was tagged the the loss.
his 10th versus four wins. The
Padres picked up five hits from
him before he was relieved in the
ninth by Glen Mc.Mmn.
The Padres scored single runs
in the fourth and last innings.
Dick Smith doubled in Briggs for
the first tally and Steve Jankow
ski scored on an error by Clar
Andre Rodgers the perennial
washout with the San Francisco
Giants is back home again.
Rodgers, who led the Pacific
Coast League in hitting last year
with a crackling .377 mark,
smashed five for five Tuesday
night as he paced the Phoenix
Giants to a 5-3 win over Spokane.
The lanky shortstop from the
Bahamas was recently sent to
Phoenix from the big league
Giants in a move that brought
Willie McCovey to San Francisco
Back And Forth
Dodgers has been given the
Giants' shortstop post for the past
three years and each time he has
played his way back to the minors
where he does quite well, thank
In other action Vancouver and
Sacramento split a twin bill, the
Mounties winning the opener, 1-0.
and dropping the nightcac, 4-3.
San Diego nipped Portland, 2-0
and Salt Lake City defeated Se
Bud W atkins went the route
on the mound for the Phoenix
nine aud Rodgers' offensive show
made him a winner.
Earl Francis tossed a three hit
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coverage only to their road !
games, they still are in position I
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IJuiim's blow came in the ninth
with a man on.
Wes Stock tossed a one-hitter
at the Solons in the first game
and Carl Greene likewise limited
the motilities to one blow. But
the one hit off Greene, a seventh
inning single by Ray Barker, was
enough to give the Mounties their
1-0 win in the abbreviated contest.
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