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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - August 14, 1967, Alamogordo, New Mexico �9� 2_____ Alamogordo to la in daily news monday August 14, 1967palmer nets 50th pro win in american meet Sanders finishes second Akron Ohio apr Arnold Palmer the 37-year-old millionaire golfing great was As Happy As a kid sunday after winning the $100,000 american Golf classic. It was t the $20,000 Check or just another Triumph in an Ever growing list that had Palmer grinning radiantly. It was professional Victory no. 50, a Long sought Milestone which was becoming More evasive with every attempt the $20,000 vaulted Palmer to $138 189 for the year to keep him Well ahead of the pack boosted his official career earnings to $892.640 and put him Over the $1 million Mark in unofficial earnings. A the 50th win has been an obstacle i be been thinking of for a Long time a said Palmer who had not scored a Triumph since the Tucson open last february. A a when Yon go any length of time without a win it seems to become All the harder to win again. Right now my game is Good but i was becoming cautious of not having won a tournament in Many cautious Lias Arnold Palmer the great Gambler of the Jinks become cautious a a no no i did no to mean it like that a said Palmer whose Victory was forged in typical fashion. A it just gets you wondering. When i came up to no. 14 and saw the pin placement in the Back Corner i wondered if i could make that Palmer not Only attempted but made the shot Only to miss a Birdie Mitt by inches. He started the final round sunday tied with Lack Nicklaus one stroke behind a relatively unknown Trio of lenders Jack Mcgowan Allan Henning and Hermit Zarley. Doug Sanders who was in the running until he bogeyed no. 14, finished with a one under Par 34-35 m and a 279 total to take second Money of $i2. Ski palmers final round of 34-33 67 gave him a four under Par 276 total one shot Over the Firestone country club Rivord set by Ken Venturi in the 1964 classic. Mcgowan with 36 3� 72. Zarley with 38-34 72 and Nicklaus with 37-34 71 finished in a third place tie at 2wi and collected $5,-600 each. Ryun takes mile run with ease London api american track artist Jim Hyun flew out of England today leaving British sporting Eiri Ces a picture of impending National disaster at next years olympic games. The 20-year-old sgt a Custer from Wichita. Kan strolled a mile round the celebrated White City track saturday leaving kenyan distance Ace Kip Kino galloping Yards behind and Britain s Best gasping in their Down draught. In a race filled As the mile of the Century world record Holder run turned in an effortless 3 56 0. Well outside his Best of 3 51.1. The kenyan policeman was 1.4 seconds behind Britain a toiling Alan Simpson was clocked in 4 i 4 for third on a Dull Windy Day the unit a stalls wa1lo>h the British 139 84 and on sports writer said today that in reminded him of an old movie featuring a Downs Gong backward Ryun said saturday the mile was his lust of tile season he left with the us team for Seidorf Germany today for a two Day mid a West Germany and thur. Day. A a i May run the 1.500 meters in Ftp Meldorf and the 5,000 met ers in Italy Ite said the Tram visits Italy arid Spain for meets saturday and sunday in tin sports writers blamed Lata Ihm among the nation s top track stars and lethargy among its controlling officials for the disappointing result. They coiled for a shakeup of both to avoid humiliation in Mexico Roger Bannister the Fust runner in the world to break the t Hir Muu mile Barrier do dared As be watched the Milf a finish Quot this is really too bad the fellow looks scarcely out of breath when 1 scraped through i cannot remember finishing Quot americans seeking cup title ants in pants a no not really. Alamogordo High held their initial conditioning Drill. Monday morning to off the first phase of the 1967 football season. Here the Gridiron aspirants Are jumping Back and Forth Over a Metal pipe to increase agility. Conditioning drills will continue through Friday when pad work will get under Way. Fifty nine boys turned out the first Day. Staff photo Holtzman trades blood for Victory Stanky sent to showers twins take Over first in american Loop standings by Ron Rapoport associated press sports writer Over m Vietnam somebody will undoubtedly be glad that pvt. Ken Holliman gave a couple of pints of blood last week Back in Philadelphia they May wish he Wasny tall that civic a i med. Holtzman on his first pass from the army in nearly three months pitched will enough for 5 1-3 innings for the Chicago us to beat the Phillies �2 they took the Nightcap tool of behind Ferguson Jenkins. Holtzman who went into the army for six months with a 5-0 record on May 20, Hopes to make his weekend pitching a i regular thing now that he a out of Basic training and learning to be a combat run die at fort Sam Houston Texas. A i wont know until Friday if i in a going to get a pass a he said a tins weekend i got one by giving two pints of blood in be got enough left if they say give some More but i m not doing it just to get a pass. It goes to Vietnam. I know How much its maybe it was the Long Layoff or maybe the missing blood but halt Man says he began to tire i the fifth and manager 1/co Duroc her took the 21-year-old lefty out though lie gave up just four hits striking out Lour and walking two. Bill Stoneman finished up and Bon Santo s 25th Homer sparked a three run fourth inning. Jenkins Stop it cd the phils on four Amarillo set for stretch hits in the second game winning his 16th game and Don Kessinger drove in the Only run of the game. In other National league contests sunday new York swept a doubleheader from Pittsburgh 3-o and 11-9, Cincinnati shut out log Angeles 3-0, St. Louis edged san Francisco 2-1 and Atlanta crushed Houston 8 1. In the american league. Minnesota edged Chicago 3-2, Detroit nipped Baltimore 3-2, new York out fought Cleveland 15-11, California edged Boston 3-2 and Washington blanked Kansas i City 2-0 Holtzman admitted he a a Felt a Little like a Rookie again when he faced his first major league Batter in 85 Days but added a once i started throwing i had no Tom Seaver threw a four hit shutout in the first game for the mets who scored three times in the eighth inning to beat the pirates. De Kranepool a two out single drove in the Only run new York needed. In the second game the pirates took an 8-6 Lead into the eighth but the mels fought Back for five runs on two singles a sacrifice Fly and a Force out. Bon Slohoda cornered for new York and Willie Stargell and Bob Rodgers connect a for the pirates. Sammy Ellis made it two shutouts in a Row for the rods Over the dodgers stopping Las Angeles on three hits Lee May hit a two run Homer for Cincinnati saturday mint Pappas blanked the dodgers on six hits. The cardinals scored both their runs in the third inning on a walk a single by Lou Brock and a double by Alex Johnson. Dick Hughes with Relief help from Joe Hoerner was the Winner. Willie Mccovey tripled in the fourth for the giants and a cored on Jim Hart s single. Atco Carty. Mack Jones and major league leaders by the associated press american league batting 150 at bats of. Robinson balt., .325 Yastrzemski Bost. .317. Runs a Mcauliffe det., 72 Killebrow minn., 72. Runs batted in Yastrzemski Bost., 79 Killebrew minn., 79. Hits Yastrzemski Bost., 129 Alvis cleve., 123 Tovar minn., 123. I it doubles a Campaneria . 25 Tovar minn., 24. Triples a Blair balt., 6 monday kc., 6. Home runs Killebrew minn., 32 f. Howard wash., 29. Stolen bases a Campaneria ., 40 Buford chic., 24 pitching 10 decisions a Hor Len chic., 13-3, 813 Sparma det 12-4, .750 Merritt minn., 9-3, .750. Strikeouts Mcdowell cleve., 179 lion org bast., 172. National league batting 250 at bats a staub houst., .351 Clemente pitt., .344. Runs Aaron atl., 84 Santo chic., 83 r. Allen. Phil., 83. Runs batted in Cepeda . 89 Wynn houst., 87. Hits Broca ., 148 Clemente pitt., 142. Doubles staub houst33 r. Allen phil., 31. Triples Williams chic., 10 r. Allen phil., 10. Home runs Aaron All., 29 Wynn houst., 29. Stolen bases a Brock St a 37 wills pitt., 21. Pitching 10 decisions i Jarvis atl., 13-4, .765 Mccormick s.f., 15-5, ,750. Strikeouts a Bunning Phil 171 Jenkins chic., 170. Las Cruces in legion title test Cleveland a texan Nancy Richey and mrs. Billie Jean King of California both were favored to score their second Wightman cup Tennis singles victories today but Only one needs to conquer her British opponent to give the cup to the americans for the seventh straight year. Miss Richey who performed brilliantly saturday in upsetting the no. 1 British Star mrs. Ann Haydon Jones 6-2, 6-2, gets the first Chance to Clinch the trophy for the United states for the 33rd time in its 39-year history. She will oppose Virginia Wade whom she Defeated in Wightman cup play in England tast year. In today a second singles mrs. King 23-year-Ald world Queen of Tennis Renews an old rivalry with mrs. Jones. They will be meeting in Wightman cup singles for the sixth time in seven years and mrs. Jones Only Triumph was Here two years ago. Mrs. King who Defeated miss Wade 6-3, 6-2 saturday teamed with 19-year-old Rosemary Casals of san Francisco sunday for a doubles Victory that put the . Team ahead 3-1. They overcame Britain a no. 1 doubles team of Jones Wade 10-8, 6-4. Christine Truman came from behind to beat miss Casals 3-6, 7-5, 6-1 in sundays opener for the first and Only Point the British team has scored so far. The Duel Between the 5-foot-2 Rosie playing her first Wightman cup singles and the 6-foot-l miss Truman who said this eighth appearance in the classic probably is her last Drew repeated applause from 5,837 fans. By Hal Bock associated press sports writer Eddie Stanky must have thought it was All a bad dream. Here was Minnesota tip toeing away with the american league Lead and using a pitch and putt attack More characteristic of Stankye a Chicago White sox to do it. So with first place slowly Drifting away Stanky decided to put up a fight. And All that strategy got him was an Early Shower. About two outs Early. The twins were nursing a 3-2 Lead built on a Chicago Type rally of two singles a double steal an intentional walk and a Force play. When Tommie Agee opened the ninth with a Long double Stanky thought he was Back in business. But Agee trying to stretch his hit was thrown out at third on a close play. Stanky rushed Umpire Bill Valentine tossed his Cap Jawed nose to nose and was invited to leave Early. Two outs later the rest of the White sox followed. The 3-2 Victory moved the twins into the league Lead v2 game in front of Chicago. Detroit. Which beat Baltimore 3-2, is third one game Back. California took fourth place. Vhf. Games behind by beating Boston 3-2. The red sox Are fifth 2vz games out. In other american league games new York out slugged Cleveland 15-11 and Washington blanked Kansas City 2-0. In the National league Cincinnati topped los Angeles 3-0, St. Louis shaded san Francisco 2-1, Atlanta dropped Houston 8-4, new York swept a double header from Pittsburgh 3-0 and 11-9 and Chicago took a pair from Philadelphia 6-2 and 1-0. The twins Victory was their fourth straight and completed an 8-2 Home stand. A a now we be got to have a Good Road trip to make it stick a said manager Cal Ermer. Stanky locked the clubhouse door for 30. Minutes after the game and discuss the play at third base on Agee. A we got beat 3-2,�?� he said a a that Sall in be got to the twins pushed the winning run across in the eighth. Cesar Tovar and Tony Oliva opened with singles and worked the double steal after Harmon Killebrew struck out. Bob Allison was intentionally walked and then Don Buford deflected Rich Rollins bouncer to Ron Hansen who forced Killebrew at second As Tovar scored. Rollins drove in All three Minnesota runs and Agee cornered for the White sox. Detroit got a three run Homer from Light hitting Ray Oyler to beat the orioles. Oyler. Batting .206, tagged his first Homer of the season in the second inning after a1 Kaline doubled and Jim Price walked. Paul Blair and Curt Blefary touched Winner Earl Wilson 16-9, for homers. Rookie Fred Lasher finished up for the tigers. California won its fourth straight with Home runs by Jose Cardenal and Roger Repoz the big blows. Cardenales inside the Park shot led off the game for the Angels and Repoz connected against loser Jim Lon Borg 16-6 in the second inning. Rico Petrocelli had a two run shot for Boston with two out in the ninth but Bill Kelso the third Angel Pitcher came on to get the final out. Baseball standings National league w l pet. . St. Louis 71 44 .617 Atlanta 61 51 .545 so Chicago _______64 55 .538 9 Cincinnati. 62 54 .534 9mi san Francisco. 60 55 .522 11 Philadelphia. 57 54 .514 12 Pittsburgh _ 54 60 .474 16�?T/<i los Angeles 50 63 .442 20 new York _ ______46 66 .411 23vj Houston. 47 70 .402 25 sunday s results new York 3-11. Pittsburgh 0-9 Chicago 6-1, Philadelphia 2-0 Cincinnati 3, los Angeles 0 St. Louis 2, san Francisco 1 Atlanta 8, Houston 4 today s games new York at Philadelphia n san Francisco at Atlanta n Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. N Chicago at St. Louis n Only games scheduled. Tuesday s games new York at Philadelphia 2, two Cincinnati at Pittsburgh n san Francisco at Atlanta n Chicago at St Louis n los Angeles at Houston n night by Thi associated press Amarillo faced the weekend in same trepidation with a so Ries against fast moving Albu quit que coming up and a flock of players in the service. But taut washed out two Dou ble hinder and the Somes broke even m another sunday they ended with half a game More Lead than when the weekend Sti Rusl with 24 games to play the sonics Pace the Texas la ague by 7 in games Over Albuquerque and now have All those players Back from the service Elpaso tumbled the Hull sunday night the Sun Kings took a 5 1 in King front Austin and yielded second place to Albuquerque Albuquerque beat amerillo 3-2 m the first game of the dbl header sunday. Arn Arillo won the Nightcap 19-2 i Arkansas blasted Dallas fort St Catharines out a Worth 118. Crashing Over eight a the Crews won the Over runs in the eighth inning at the All title in the grand finals of expense of Don Lairsen and the North american rowing Dave Dixon Tampio ships with 35 pouts Albuquerque is at Elpaso for but the favored Harvard eights a tonight All oth oarsmen were upset by newer teams take the night off. Zealand and finished fourth Santa fear a Santa be and Las Cruces were matched today for the championship of the new Mexico Junior american legion baseball tournament. The Winner advances to a regional tournament next week at Ontario. Calif. Las Cruces Defeated Santa be Hank Aaron hit homers for Theoph sunday in the double Elmini braves who won their fifth Eon see Tive game As the astros dropped their 10th straight and fell into the National league cellar. Sports in briefs Pleasantville n j api a Stock car struck and killed a Lascar official at Atlantic City Speedway saturday night ii was identified As Howard Betts 45. Of Georgetown dal the car driven by Jack Hart of Cheater awas travelling about 80 Miles per hour at the time during the last Lap of the time trials and threw Betts 100 feet nation tournament behind the Relief pitching of Rudy Regalado and Sal Lopez each of whom worked out of bases. Loaded jams in the late innings. Santa be came Back and troum de Roswell 8 1 on the nine hit pitching of Joe Burton and Home runs by Burton and Juan Aragon. Roswell earlier in the Day. Eliminated Albuquerque 15�?~g with 15 hits including Gar Clark s three run Homer Laver wins colonial net play fort Worth. Tex. A Tennis touring professionals minus a ruler turned their sights toward Europe today convinced that rocket Rod Laver is truly supreme. The versatile australian with the winning habit thrashed Rookie Dennis Ralston 8-6, 6-0 in the finals of the $15,000 colonial National invitation sunday. Laver then returned with fellow australian Fred Stolle to win the doubles title surging from behind to Down Pancho Segura and Alex Olmedo 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. The wrap up of the tournament was punctuated with word that Wally Dill no longer serves As executive director of the International professional Tennis association. But about the Only thing anybody agreed on was that Dill 35, who reactivated the Pras under the new tournament format last year was out. A they fire me because of a contract and 1 could t quit because of a contract a Gill said. But he could not define fully the terms of the reason for his departure. He said he would continue through 1968 As an advisor to the players and a consultant to his successor. Meanwhile the pros leave this week for Wimbledon England to shoot for the richest purse in pro Tennis featuring a first prize of $10,000. American league w l pet. . Minnesota 62 50 .554 Chicago 61 50 .550 �?T6� Detroit 62 52 .544 1 California 62 53 .539 1 a Boston 60 s3 .531 9 /2 Washington 58 58 500 6 Cleveland 54 62 466 10 new Yorac 50 62 .446 12 Baltimore 50 63 .442 i2w Kansas City 50 66 .431 14 sunday s results new York 15, Cleveland ii California 3, Boston 2 Washington 2, Kansas City 0 Minnesota 3, Chicago 2 Detroit 3, Baltimore 2 today s games Minnesota at California n Baltimore at new York n Only games scheduled tuesday s games Minnesota at California n Kansas City at Chicago 2, twi night Cleveland at Washington n Baltimore at new York n Detroit at Boston n of my sore shoulder conditioning drills were kicked off monday morning for Alamogordo High Gridiron aspirants. Here is some Light Dummy work one of the conditioning phases under Way. Saturday the group will go into pads. 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