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Alice Daily Echo (Newspaper) - April 7, 1960, Alice, Texas Tier the Aure Tex dal Echo to Maxday april 7. 1960 a Grayson s scoreboard a Williams knows How hard it is to be another Ruth by Grayson Neva paper Enterprise sports Edita it. A a these Days practically every time he s called a budding Scottsdale Ari some kid hits a Long foul babe Ruth. Flank Howard of the dodgers is still learning How to play baseball yet the Bunyan esque refugee from basketball cracked magazines because he a hits the Ball farther than Ruth Quot a a impatience derailed him from a Chance at Many More Home runs maybe even Ruth s magical 60 that so Many have sought Quot reads a Story about Harmon Killebrew. The senators first veal wonder. Writing of his favorite character. Johnny Orlando the rid sox former equipment manager reveals How Ted Williams wanted to be another Ruth. After 21 years of trying. William knows just How Mufti doing that requires players still Stop to watch Williams take his cuts in the batting Cage and seeing the major leagues last .400 hitter at Scottsdale stadium preparing for what undoubtedly is his last time around made you think of How loosely the great Ruth a name is tossed around by people who never saw him. By Chy Harris the Boston Gener Al m avg or. Spoke of this a. We ankle Down the main Stem of storybook Scottsdale the spanking new replica of a Pioneer desert town hard by Phoenix. A truth invented the Home run recalled Harris who saw altogether too much of the Bambino during Bucky nine years As a combatant with the senators \ Home run was phenomenal until he came along and remember that he originally broke the record hitting the old dead Ball a any old timer will Tell you that bracketing Ruth with even a formidable pow t i hitter is like Compa a Horny Ith a poet Aster Jack Dempsey with Nino Valdes or Ben Hogan when he was on his game with a week end golfer when Casey Stengel becomes exasperated a the coaches ass n considers Hall of Fame changes Only mentors would be Given recognition Johnson s feats were legend he often drop kicked Field goals a Yards he was a great runner a or at Blocker and a line defensive player. Through the years other great High school athletes come to mind in thinking about the Hall of Fame. Amarillos Bob lesion. Masonic Homes Scott Mccall Oak Cliff s Roy Lumpkin. Buga i land s Kenneth Hall Sherman a Ralph Welch Greenville Sbert Marshall a the list is Long and impressive. The High school Hall of Honor should include the athletes As Well As the coaches. Mickey Mantle the old professor says. A a he a trying to be a babe Ruth and lie they were Matching mantles Progress against Ruth s record Pace of 1927 while the Yankees Strong boy was manufacturing 52 Home runs in 1956, and As usual tins turned out to be an automatic Nemesis. Ruth hit it Home runs in september when he set his Mark and that has killed a lot of tremendous shatters who attempted to out babe Ruth. So lets quit comparing the kill a brews even the mantles Witt Ruth Why a dolt them with so much we ight Ruth would have thought the umpire.-, were going out ii anybody talked about the strike zone a babe just hit what he recollected Bucky Harris. A nobody who a Ever saw the babe can forget him the right Forward foot Pigeon toed almost facing the Catcher to give him the t extra leverage his rear end almost facing Tho then the last second the wrists to turn the the Bat toward the to give him Mon than arc in lacing the by Harold v. Ratliff Vnuk rated press sports writer the Texas High school coaches association is considering a change in its proposed Hall of Fame plan. Even the name would be changed a it would be Hall of Honor and Only coaches would be Given Awai is. It was first anticipated that both athletes and coaches would come under the scope of the Hall and this seems to by the Way it should be handled in no other Way could boys who attained their athletic Glor Only in High school be honoured. The Texas sports Hall of Fame is now conducted by the Texas sports writers is designed to award those who reached National and rightfully so. V is the reason some writers notably putt Amarillo wanted a Bool Hall of Fame Berun of the athletes and it coaches Ever could big Hall of Fame to r efforts were con unmanly at the state coyotes to defend dist. Track title g or it thai sport Powell High s cause few of g a i n snit4 corned Pitcher to St of end of Pitcher a 45-degre< Ball a Ruth s Art was not that a perfectionist but of a n ural hitter and a Champion forever is a Long time. Taking him As a King package there will never another babe Ruth of bt1 extra pounds gone Widman comes Back by Frank Eck of new stature sports editor Oldsmar. Fla. 1 pm we n jockey Albert Widman was 17 he Rode with the Best. Now nine years later he a Riding with the unknowns on the comeback tra. The reason his teen aged Riding weight of 104 blew up into a Pudgy 140 pounds. Widman goes Back to the Days of Jamie a the Best Colt eve owned by Jim Norris the former boxing Czar who Iuchs j Spring Hill farm in Ocala. Jamie k was that horse who put up some stirring Battles with native dancer in 1953. Won the Frenus and finished second in the Belmont. A i was oui two years because j i went to 140 pounds a Widman was saying Between rides at Sunshine Park 15 Miles from Tampa where the comeback jockey resides. A in those two years tester but some Fine happened. I got married and Weir. Into the masonry contracting business a right now i have a Crew of four men working on a 478-Home project outside Tampa. And n. December my wife to presented in with a baby a but one racing gets in your blood its hard to get rid of. I miss the a a by Apple tilt major race tracks and i la by Back on it Befort this spi ing at pin k and maybe St Louis of Quot a built a i w a. Things Long. Gulf later Chicago tracks Home in Tampa Riding t Leam on at my i think me ride on my the w of a big will let Apple a after All. It was partly through her efforts that in a Down to 112 pounds. She put me on a broiled meat diet for several months. A just before the Sunshine meet opened i exercised 15 horses every morning for Oil month. Then i begun hum the sweat Box. A to not doing badly at All there an a lot of Good riders Here who Aren t Riding and in be had six winners in Only a couple of weeks Widman. A native of ran Diego is Riding regularly Foi Merritt it Happy Buxton a former Lockey who has Tram a thoroughbreds for 30 it irs Widman has last Pound i in the last couple of year by he still has a winning smile and a desire to ride winners celtics take Lead Boston t paced by Brilliant Bob Cousy the Boston celtics took a 3-2 Lead in Tho National basketball Anocia Tion playoffs by defeating St. Louis 127-102 tuesday night. The sixth ame of the Best -of-7 Wil be played in St. Lour thursday night. Cousy scored 21 Points and played a sensational floor game in the contest. Into Abc Fame Hall Toledo Ohio Pic Albe Brandt 57, a tiny powerhouse from Lockport n will become the 21st member of the american Bowling Congress Hall of fume Tom it. Level. Here Are Many coaches who should by voted into the Hall of Honor and it should be Hall of Fame but there Are Manv athletes who also should att am places. Consider Leo Baldwin the greatest All around athlete t x t e i knew. He did Mach it in the state track meet sin i handed. Score All t. A pain a. R his team in a a of pall season Star m Basket it pm a baseball so Well Nav in received a league of $2,000. In those Days j h. I i of Money was canal d a Bonus. Baldwin never starred in Coll but his feats in High school hould entitle him to a place in any Hall of Fame. Then there was Boody John son w cons great football player of the twenties. He always will be considered the finest i gladder in Texas High school Tina is he broke los leg play baseball and never could. T remt the Handicap of a tries knee in College athletics t Alison won the state Cham ship Lor Waco. He scored a the pouts with a touchdown and conversion and two in id goals. The Field goals. The by drop kicks came in final minutes to overcome a 10-7 Abilene Lead. Waco won 13-10. To mrs. Lundell cops Low net honors mrs. Kenneth Lundell won Low net at the Wom to n a s Golf associations weekly gelt meet at the Alice country club wednesday. She shot a 77. Mrs c n Aycock fired an 87 to win Low Gross. Mrs. G g. Wyche and mrs Roger Hoffman tied for Low putt honors with identical 33s others in the meet were mis Lee Lewis and mrs. J. J. Davis. Wynne Chester says history s Best shot was a woman of Annie Oakley shul and sold a enough Quail before she Wai fifteen to pay off the mortgage on her widowed mothers Home. She could hit a dime thrown into the air and slice a playing card with the thin Edge held toward her while in Germany she shot a cigarette out of Brince Wil full Mouth when he later became the Kaiser and went to a with us the newspapers deplored the fact that Annie s him had been so Good i tic asian woman can t win Fame with a gun but she can have lots of fun and join her husband and her sons in their favorite sport. Anybody can learn to shoot a you done to have to be an Amazon. Perhaps your husband will teach you. Or you can Lind a Good instructor at your local trap or skeet Range. It might be fun to take lessons secretly and then surplice your husband anything he can do Well. Maybe you can t do it better but its a sure bet you la have fun Irving and hell love you tor it s. Carolina s Enright Dies lat wednesday Columbia s c Rex Enright who couched University of South Carolina football n Arm Lur nearly two decades died late wednesday Iii death of the 59-year-old hrs Iglus who continued As athletic director after giving up the coaching reins was attributed to peptic stomach ulcers and rheumatic heart lesions. He had been battling the ail in lits Foi nearly two years he went to the Hospital last and became critically ill monday Enright coached at South Carolina from 1938 to 1955 with the 1943-1945 period out Foi military service in the 15 year Span his teams won 64, 69 and tied 7. Fullmer Kerwin Battle to draw Miami Beach flu. But pm Gale Kerwina a ability and Jay Fullmer s fitful aggressiveness got the two welterweight a draw in a to Roundel at a Beach front hotel ballroom wednesday night. Kerwin 142 -. From Ottawa Canada and Valley Stream. N y. And Fullmer 139. Of West Jordan Utah did Little mixing before the seventh round their most hectic acc Oil began Halfway through and to there were no Knockdown in the nationally televised fight ref re Rocky Marciano Gat each 98 Point on the 10-Pomt system. Judge Davie Feld favored Kerwin 98-95 and judge Bairy Pearlman gave i iiii11kl a Edge. By Jerry de Al daily Echo sport. I editor the Alice coyotes will defend their District 16-aaaa track and Field title at san big of closed out career in record style new York Cincinnati s fabulous All America Oscar Robertson leading a trend toward More offence in basketball closed out his College career with 14 individual records including the colleges All time major scorer. National collegiate athletic Bureau s final statistics released today showed Robertson s Cincinnat ians and their upstate buddies Ohio state dominated th1 trend to increased scoring in at least four categories. Robertson Lea All scorers with 1.011 Points and a 33.7 average while All America Jerry Lucas of Ohio state had the highest Field goal percentage .637. The National Champion buckeyes further showed the trend by beating defense Leeds r California in the Mcaa final 75-55. The Bucks also led the country in scoring with a 90 4 average the highest since 1956 they also scored 37 3 Field goal per game the highest Ever in that department. Cincinnati and Ohio state left the rest far behind in Victory margins with the bearcats having a 22-Point Edge and the Bucks a 20.6 in ask in in addition to being a he All time scorer the big o also had the highest career average 33.8 scored the most Field goals in a career 1.052 and attempted and made the most fouls 869 of 1.114 he also set four two year Marks a single season record and four miscellaneous standards int aiding the first Ever to had Thel nation in scoring three con Secu Tive years bal holds 1st meeting representatives of four teams planning to compete in the. Brush country league we represent at the first meeting cd the league held wednesday evening in tile great Western finance office teams represented were Pearl Beer and mohawks both Alice teams and til Pashto Blanco pirates and Ben Boh it was announced that putative plans Call for league play to get started on Pili 27 another meeting will a held at 7 p in. Next wednesday it w a emphasized that More teams Are Welcome to come into the league a spokesman said that the league would ilk to have at least six teams. Nil s Dallas to Start Home slate on september 24 Dallas of it the National football league s Dallas cd we boys will Start thir Home schedule with two night games that do not conflict with Southwest conference football. The games will be with the Pittsburgh Steeles. Satin Day sept 24, and the Philadelphia eagles on Friday sept. 3b the conference had objected to tin cowboys playing week night games saying the Pius were invading their Toni tory. But there is no Sec game sept 24. The rest of the cowboys Home schedule All sunday of a ter noon game will include a get 16 Cleveland cd. 30 Baltimore nov 6 Ixos Angeles i and nov 20 san Francisco Tebbetts sees no i As 5-team race Milwaukee to Birdie Tebbetts envisions the 1960 National league Bas Ball rut As a 5-team Light much lit it was in 1956 when lie Cam close to piloting a determined but understaffed Cincinnati team to the Pennant. He met the Milwaukee braves winning the title tin., year. However instead of the Dixi v p i s i jmj Antonio saturday. The meet is set to get started at 12 noon in san Antonious Alamo stadium. Preliminaries and finals in the Field events and track prelims will be held saturday afternoon. Track finals will be held saturday night starting at 7 30 pm other teams in the District axe Burbank Brackenridge. Tech Lanier. Edgewood All of san Antonio and Laredo Martin. It will be the last Competition As a 16-aaaa team for to e coyotes who will be in District 14-a a a next season. The coyotes won the meet by la Points last year but were forced to come from behind to do it. They tallied 43g Points while tech was lain her up with 3212 Points. Rile coyotes based on performances to dub should a slight a ontes to regain the Crow ii. But tech. Brackenridge and Edgewood Are All threats to cop the title Alice coach Ken Carley said he would announce High travel roster Friday. He will take some 12 to 16 thin class. The coyotes were also Champion of the District in 1958. 322 5 the y weren to matched in the Edwards ran a 3 00 0 for the three quarters to pull ahead of Menchata my most of the Field in the distance Medley rat acc won this event in 10 00,2 anchored by Thomas of Neal a 4 12.5. I t i. Rice 2 at a tin la Texas to it defending Champion Rice 4-2 in a Southwest conference Tennis match tuesday. Cho. K a As a in thursday a Friday Leslie Caron Henry Fonda the Mam who understood women sep saw a if car in come of is Tim Small lad jumps into the beckoning water As his sister gleefully watches. Father and Mother will won be getting out those water skis for some fun of their own. Half milers May take its relay spotlight Abilene. Pili 7 Lisp two of the Southwest top i.almiler.-. North Texas Richard Menchaca and acc a Jarrell edward.-, Are Likely to take the spotlight at the North Texas relays in Denton Satin a y Abilene Christian has tentatively entered the sprint Medley relay with Edwards anchoring and the distance Medley with the Olton senior slated to run the 1320 leg Menchaca will certainly Anchor North Texas print Medley and will probably run the 1320 Lap on 880 at the Texas relays but the eagles distance Medley since the bolder olympics this pair has bottled exciting duels every weekend at Laredo Edwards out lasted Menchaca with a i 54 5, but a week later at fort Worth the North Texas Sophomore out sprinted Edwards with a 1 51.0 while the acc Man had i 52.5 at san Angelo the pan tangled again on the Anchor efforts in the sprint Medley relay. Edwards held a 15-Yard advantage at the Baton Exchange but Menchaca overtook him with a Fine 1 50.7 while Edward clocked 1 52.8. North Texas winning time was 3 21 7 and acc a race was caught in amp in Hon 7khh9t East times today the most vicious in Hood Gangland history it Warner Bros f by Dani m Karen St. Be crop Hail insurance the policy with the . Fir tonal sonic Joel e. Austin amp co. Insurance Bonds 700 East main he. A 4-6554 Rwm imn _ of its Speed you want. 75 he Star Futejo Call or Stop in for a demonstration Waits sporting goods Sio North Wright thai to 4-7721 Dudley Dougherty v on May 7, vote to elect Dudley Tarlton Dougherty to Congress and you la want to elect him to Congress Dudley Dougherty is a family Man. He is married to the former Patricia Calhoun of Goliad. The Dougherty have four children Jimmie 8 Patricia 7 Dudley 5 and Steven 3. The family Home is on the san Domingo ranch on Tho Highway Between Beeville and Normanna. Before he was grown and married and had his own family Dudley Dougherty was the son and descendant of a Pioneer and honoured South Texas family with traditions of Success in Many Fields and of service to fellow men. We wanted you to know about Dudley Dougherty a family we think you want to have representing you in Congress a Man with a family de Dudley Dougherty a and with family traditions like his. In. Aja a

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