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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - April 12, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner tuesday april 12, 1966 Tough task for 7hers win three straight by us k ukr up sports writer Boston up a red Auerbach believes there a room for thought in choosing Between Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell As the National basketball Hawks can tie Western series in St. Louis United press International the Western division final has turned from a rout into a Tough straggle. Tile los Angeles lakers who had a 3-1 margin and the Home court advantage lost 112-110 last sunday to the Hawks and now must play the sixth game at St. Louis wednesday night. Los Angeles coach Fred Schaus has one training method in mind prior to the game wednesday night a i Hope Well get enough sleep to play a wide awake game. Why vet re tired i have no the Hawks shaking off the effects of a Cross country plane trip ran the lakers off the court sunday. A a they were the ones that were supposed to be tired but we came out looking dead a Schaus moaned. Quot we were Flat footed from the beginning to the end with no improvement in Between. A St. Louis player coach Richie Guerin feels the pressure is now on the lakers after losing in los Angeles. Guerin also praised the Hawks for the comeback saying Quot we were in the other Guy s backyard and we did no to have to have our hearts in association s All Star Center. Chamberlain the record making Center for the Philadelphia 76ers, already has captured both ends of the Aba most valuable player Honor. The players named him my March 20 and relegated Boston celtics Star Russell to fourth place. The basketball writers just last week gave Chamberlain their vote in a similar most valuable player selection after he once again captured both the Aba scoring and rebounding crowns. And the writers today chose Chamberlain to the first Aba All Star team with Russell voted on the second unit. But Russell and the celtics Are leading Chamberlain and 76ers, 3-1, in the current Aba Eastern playoff finals. Those playoffs resume at Philadelphia tonight and of necessary continue at Boston Garden wednesday night. Quot this series is still a Duel Between the big Guys a Auerbach told the weekly Boston basketball writers luncheon monday. Quot i think Russell has done better in the playoffs than he a done All year. Quot if you had to pick an All Star Center right now you would have to give it a lot of thought. The individual statistics compiled during the games of the series done to sup port Auerbach s Point. Wilt has averaged 23.5 Points and 29.3 rebounds. Russell has averaged 12.2 Points and 25 rebounds. But the Veteran Boston Pilot is obviously looking at the game results where Boston boasts a big 3-1 Edge. No team trailing 1-3 in an Aba Best of seven playoff has Ever come Back to win. The celtics have three chances to win the decisive game at at Boston in tonight wednesday night and Philadelphia Friday Back night. Auerbach also discussed at length what he believes to be a marked reduction in pro basketball a so called Home court advantage. He said the game officials were getting a a up for playoff games because of the Quot drama tension and film television and newspaper coverage to help Millier the Long a standing Rule that the Home team has a big advantage. Game on to Boston up a Whdeh to Channel 5, will televise the National basketball association Eastern playoff game Between the Boston celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers beginning at 8 30 . Tonight. A 60-minute color special Quot Viet Nam the other War a originally scheduled for viewing at to . Tonight will be shown immediately after the game. Nicklaus plans to design Golf courses in Quot spare time Quot that time again in the first game of the 1966 major league season at Washington indians third baseman Max Alvis and Catcher Del Crandell nearly collide while chasing a Joe Cunningham pop Fly. Alvis made the cutout and the tribe wound up All alone in first place in the american league. Up Augusta a. Up a masters Champion Jack Nicklaus plans to Start building Golf courses although he Aims to spend at least to More years tearing them up with his clubs. Quot i m very interested in building new courses and remodelling old ones a said Nicklaus. Quot but i done to expect to get so involved that it interferes with my playing Nicklaus added however Quot naturally if i Hope to spend circus comes to Beni tonight is the night of the annual Beni gym exhibition. Quot the big top a the circus theme this year opens at 7 30 under the direction of physical education supervisors mrs. Anita Caswell and Theodore Esenman. There is the usual nominal admission fee which goes to Purchase equipment. Students Are admitted for 25 cents and adults 50 cents. The show staged every Spring is expected to draw a Large crowd As in previous years. Sties com p. Exp first four dodgers twins Linen defense done to sup a a in the majors a play Ball is the Call no unanimous picks for mba All stars new York up a san Francisco a sensational Rick Barry became the fifth Rookie to be named to a National basketball association All Star basketball team monday. Barry joined Jerry Lucas of Cincinnati Wilt Chamberlain of Philadelphia Oscar Robertson Al Cincinnati and Jerry West of los Angeles As the Choice of 86 sportswriters and sportscasters for the 1965-66 All Star team. Sport briefs inc stadium Windsor up monday charter stadium Oaks Ald Brewer stadium with locks Conn. Plans were announced by the Hartford Oaks for a $3 million off interstate 91. General manager Don said the new a seating capacity of 30,800 will be ready for the Start of the 1967 professional football season. Referee sugar Ray new York up sugar Ray Robinson today agreed to referee at a Benefit boxing show in Flint mich., april 29, being sponsored by Post 822 of the veterans of foreign wars. Robinson former world welterweight and middleweight Champion then will continue to Butte mont., where he will Box a six round evil Bitton against Andy Kendall As a preliminary to the Roger Rouse Don Turner bout May 3. Three members of the Boston celtics Sam Jones John Havlicek and Bui Russell were selected to the second team joining Philadelphia s h a i Greer and Gus Johnson of Baltimore. Robertson Lucas and West were repeaters from the 1965 squad while Chamberlain ousted Arr rival Bill Russell from last years no. I quintet. Havlicek a hustling Deadeye on the True celtic tradition makes his first appearance As an All Star selection while Greer Johnson and Jones Are repeaters from the 1965 team. There were no unanimous choices As Oscar Robertson missed by one ballot. Chamberlain Robertson Elgin Baylor and Bob Pettit were the Only previous rookies selected to receive All Star acclaim. Barry the nations leading collegiate scorer last year at the University of Miami was considered by Many As too frail for the pro game at 6 foot 7, 205 pounds. The new Jersey native surprised his Many critics by emerging As the warriors leading scorer and placing High among the league leaders. By Jeff Meyers up sports writer casts intact stage and screen careers postponed los Angeles and Minnesota begin a 162-game Campaign today in defense of their respective National and american league titles. The world Champion dodgers with Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale still working out the kinks following a holdout that ended 13 Days ago play their Home opener against Houston at night. Faced with the Prospect of losing their Premier hurlers to Hollywood for the movie Quot warning shot a los Angeles paid the tandem a reported $240,000. Song and dance Man Jim mudcat Grant who longed for the Broadway lights until Minnesota president Calvin Griffith came up with a bigger contract offer held out until three weeks ago but is pitching Well enough to oppose Kansas City in the opener. In other contests in the Al California travels to Chicago Detroit journeys to new York and Boston hosts Baltimore. In the no san Francisco entertains Chicago and Philadelphia plays at St. Louis and Pittsburgh ventures to Atlanta for action under the lights. In an exhibition season featuring a Host of highly publicized holdouts Casey Stengel a Surprise election to the Hall of Fame a new baseball commissioner William d. Eckert and the debut of five managers the opening of the baseball Campaign was expected to Herald a speedy recovery from an attack of Quot Spring it did no to. A steady rain monday forced postponement of the no open ing game Between Cincinnati and the new York mets marking the first time since 1913 the reds traditional Early opener had to be called. In the other Early opener Cleveland rallied for four runs in the ninth inning to whip the Washington senators 5-2. Breaking with tradition Lyndon b. Johnson became the first president since Dwight d. Eisenhower to Delegate the pregame ceremonies to the vice president. Hubert h. Humphrey tossed out the first balls three to be exact while Frank Howard had the Honor of belting out the first Ball hovering in the sixth inning with a Man on base. Trailing 2-1 going into the ninth vie Dava Lillo punch hit a two run single and Max Alvis followed with his third safety to drive in another pair of runs. Al str Kout King Sam Mcdowell whiffed nine batters and allowed tour hits before being relieved by Sonny Siebert in the ninth. The City of Chicago Lias battened Down the hatches in preparation for the return to the managerial ranks of Leo Durocher who will Pilot the cubs and Eddie Stanky who handles the Crosstown rival White sox. Durocher is gunning for an no first division showing while Stanky considers Chicago a contender in the Al. Quot this is a race that la go right Down to the last week of the season a Stanky predicted. Quot and we re going to be in the managerial spotlight also beams for the first time on former new York mets coach Don Heffner of the reds Grady Hatton of Houston and sex san Francisco Pilot Alvin dark of Kansas City. The South gets its initial taste of major league baseball with the Transfer of the braves from Milwaukee to Atlanta. A Vermont is of Ive named to at Dartmouth Hanover . Up a Rich Ard e. Baldwin director of sports information at St. Lawrence University Canton ., has been named to a similar Post at Dartmouth College. Baldwin a native of Burlington vt., takes Over his new duties june i and succeeds Ernie Roberts who recently was appointed sports editor of the Boston evening Globe. Baldwin graduated in 1954 from St. Lawrence and has been sports information director there since 1960. He is current president of the association of sports information directors in the Eastern College athletic conference Recac. He had formerly been associated with Wax and Wax to and Joy in Burlington vt., and the student broadcast stations at St. Lawrence and Syracuse universities. His appointment was announced today by Dartmouth athletic director Robert a. Quot red Rolfe. Decision on the legality of the move is forthcoming but regardless of the outcome the braves will open tonight in the new Atlanta stadium. The Angels tired of compete Long with Walter of Malley and his dodgers in Chavez Ravine changed their name from los Angeles to California and moved Down the Road a piece to Anaheim. Perennial opening Day starter Whitey Ford goes to the Mound for the Yankees who Are counting on major comebacks by Mickey Mantle Roger Marls and Elston Howard to improve on their sixth place showing in 1965. The Baltimore orioles unveil their newest acquisition Frank Robinson who hit Over .400 during Spring training. Robinson was traded by Cincinnati for three players including Pitcher Milt Pappas who will Start for the reds against Jack Fisher and the mets today. St. Louis reminiscent of the Gas House gang of the Early 1930s, puts its controversial of season trades on the line. The new Cardinal style of Speed has been paying off As St. Louis topped the no Grapefruit standings with an 18-9 record. Dick Groat and Bill White part of the St. Louis Trade Are expected to give Philadelphia a big boost this season while the Pittsburgh pirates who charged into third place in the senior circuit last season Are counting on the same players to bring a Pennant to Forbes Field. Some time As a Golf course architect i la have to Cut Down a bit on my tournament big Jack Cut a Swath monday through the Augusta National Golf club course designed by that original old master Bobby Jones. He beat Tommy Jacobs and Gay Brewer in an 18-Hole playoff to become the first Man Ever to win two masters titles Back to Back. Nicklaus had a two under Par 70 As he put together four birdies and a pair of bogeys Over the 6,980-Yard layout. Jacobs had an even Par 72 and Brewer a 6-Over 78 which was his worst round of five Days of play. That gave Jack a two stroke Victory Over the californian and a fat eight Over the disappointed texan. His third masters championship was earned the hard Way. At the end of the regulation 72 holes he was locked in a tie with Jacobs and Brewer at even Par 288 a Only one stroke off the highest winning score Ever posted in the masters. Quot i was really fortunate to even be in the playoff a Nicklaus said. Quot this was the Type of tournament that no one really won it was one that a lot of Fellows Nicklaus was thinking about Brewer who blew his Chance by missing a five foot putt on the 72nd Hole of regulation play and of himself a he missed a three footer on the 71st that would have made him a Winner a Day earlier. But there was Little doubt about Nicklaus desire to win monday. He was booming his drives Well Over 300 Yards and said he did no to feel he had a bad putt. The 31 year a old Jacobs jumped into the Lead on the first Hole of the playoff and was tied with Nicklaus when Myca basketball league in a close game Ron a martians pulled out a win Over the 69ers in the Myca tournament last night. At the final whistle the score was 61-59. This necessitates a second game Between the two teams since both have now lost one game in the double elimination tournament. Captain Ron Ballance led the scoring for the martians with 17 Field goals for 34 Points. Don Jordan followed with 21. Howard Therrian led the losers with 27 Points. The final game will be thursday evening at 6 30. Del Monte Apple juice s. 25 shoulder Lamb chops79< walkers food Market martians g f t r. Ballance 17 0 34 t. Cumm i 0 2 d. Jordan 9 3 21 g. Mears 0 0 0 r. Hebert i 0 2 r. Dziadul i 0 2 totals 29 3 61 69ers g f t h. Therrian a 12 3 27 r. Graves i 0 2 t. Corcoran i 0 2 c. Fontineau 3 0 6 s. Racicot 4 4 12 d. Labarge 5 0 to totals 26 7 59 introductory offer new 1966 wrap around design to Reshone Premium new treads retreads on s0un0 tire bodies or on your own tires any size 4 it 4949 plus tax and 4 Trade in tires of same size off your car. Main Street Economy Auto stores inc open Friday night All Day sat Bennington Tapoff struggle a Ron Ballance of Ron a martians Center left and Don la Barge of the 69ers Battle for the tap at the Start of the second half of their Myca league Battle monday night. Martians handed the 69ers their first loss 61-59, and the two teams must meet once again for the championship of the double elimination tournament. Hughes the threesome playing in the Best weather of the five Day tournament made the turn. That a when the 26-year-old Blond belter from Columbus Ohio made his move. Nicklaus saved a Par on no. To by Chipping to a foot of the cup and went a stroke ahead of Jacobs who took a bogey five after his approach shot bounced off the Green. Jack moved two strokes ahead on no. La by sinking a Beautiful 25-foot putt for a Birdie and got an unneeded break on no. 12 when Jacobs matched his bogey four. Meanwhile Brewer the 34-year-old texan who came so close was really having his troubles. He had three bogeys and not a Birdie to his name through 12 holes and then collapsed completely with a double bogey on no. 12 Liat left him an irreparable six strokes off the Pace. Quot i thought i had a Chance until then a Brewer said sadly. Quot i Wasny to playing badly and i thought that i might get a couple of needed Jacobs actually had a Chance up to the closing moments. Nicklaus two stroke Lead did no to look so big on that final Hole when he placed his second shot through the crowd and into the rough. Quot i decided that running it out with my Putter was the Only Way of being sure of not getting a double bogey six a Nicklaus said. A six would have continued the playoff into sudden death. He rolled the Ball six feet past the cup and then Sank his putt to earn his third Green coat and a Check for $20,000. Jacobs got $12,300 for finishing second and Brewer got a consoling Consolation prize of $8,300. Leafs must rebound against canadians United press International coach punch imlach s Toronto Maple Leafs Are hoping that lightning can strike twice in their National hockey league playoff series against the Montreal canadians. In 1964, the Leafs dropped their first two semifinal contests to the canadians but rebounded to take the series and eventually their third consecutive Stanley cup. The Leafs again find themselves two games behind losing 4-3 and 2-0 in Montreal last week. Toronto must win tonight on its Home ice to avoid facing the near impossible task of winning four straight games. While expressing Confidence that his team could repeat its 1964 performance imlach issued a verbal blast at Montreal coach toe Blake for charging the Leafs played dirty hockey in saturday nights loss. Quot you can Knock them Down a imlach said. Quot its in the Rule Book. Maybe Blake has t read it Blake issued the charge at the Leafs after Canadien Center Henri Richard sustained a knee injury after being driven into the Board by Toronto a Larry Hillman. Dave Balon will replace Richard in the Canadien lineup. The Detroit red wings and the Chicago Black Hawks deadlocked at one game each in the other semifinal playoff open an account up to round made preparations for the tie breaking contest in Detroit tonight. Coach Sid Abeles red wings r Ted in a Toledo Ohio hotel after blasting the Black Hawks 7-0, at Chicago sunday. Several Chicago players reported to Detroit a Olympia stadium monday for Light workouts. The teams Are scheduled to play the third and fourth games in Detroit. Drury coach moves to Ulm rid Post Burlington a Daniel Rorke jr., head football coach at Drury High school in North Adams mass. Has been selected As assistant football coach at the University of Vermont. Rorke will also serve As freshman ski coach. Rorke a native of Haverhill mass. And a three year football Letterman at Williams College where he earned All new England honors As a senior in 1958 As Eph quarterback taught and coached at Johnson City High school before coming to Drury. He became head football coach in 1963 and boasts a three year record of 12-8-4. Rorke is married and father of three sons. Years to pay in furniture co. Main St. Dial 2-5340 Bennington it. Precia Tion nights thurs. Fri. Satt april 14th, 15th, 16th free admission free automobiles win a Brand new 1966 Hardtop Mustang Tours. 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