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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 2, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 8�?Bennington Banner monday August 2, 1985 Grant shoots eight under Par to win 65 . Amateur title by of Vin Lewis Manchester Jim Grant of Wethersfield conn., birdied 12 of 30 holes to smother Joe Browning of Weston mass., 8 and 6 saturday at the Equinox country club to win the 1965 new England Amateur title. Ever since the Heads of players and officials turned with a stir of anticipation to watch Grant s first tee shot last tuesday the 23-year-old swinger wore the aspect of a favorite. Grant a a Jamie to his girl a school teaching blonde More than maintained the brisk Pace he set As co medallist with Hank Rodney of Berlin conn., at 146 last wednesday. Saturday morning was hot but tile weather had nothing on Grant. He breezed to a seven up Lead with a 34-32 66, six under the course Par of 72. While his father Robert Grant sr., two time past new England Amateur Champion knocked out a 76 in a Friendly match on the adjacent Kwan of course the Houston senior turned in the most stylish most unfriendly round of the tournament. Grant was in trouble in a ditch on the second and three putted the 14th for his Only two bogies. Grant s Irons were bouncing once on the Tricky greens and stopping dead. His Fairway Woods from difficult lies on the three Par five holes were straight and Long. In the morning round he made three 20-foot Birdie putts and had several tap in pars. He demonstrated a de Facto ownership of the course. Browning had pars on the two holes Grant logged and recorded a 74 for the morning. The gallery of about 50 applauded his Good shots vigorously. Never before had he Ever reached the semifinals of any tournament. The 29-year-old Rollins College Junior took two holes from Grant on the outgoing nine of the afternoon round one of them with a 30-foot Birdie putt on the 417-Yard eighth but was six Down at the end of 27 holes. They halved the 10th with pars. As the congregational Church Chimes behind them struck up wedding music and the Shadow of a Low flying plane winged across the Fairway both hit the Green in two. A measurement by referee de Keating was required to determine who was away. Grant who bad told by own of a ing earlier that it s the Short putts that count made his Long 22 footer after Browning missed his. With the match Dorried at the 12th, Grant hit three picture shots for his second Birdie in a Row floating eight feet downhill with his putt to win going away. Then As he had done All morning and afternoon he Strung his gallery out behind him walking quickly Back up to the clubhouse. He was eight under for the Day. The whole Grant entourage Mother father sister and brother got in the picture with the new England Amateur Champion and his Silver bowl a few minutes later. Of All his faithful followers they had followed closest. Koufax wins 18th game As St. Louis bows 8-2 by Geo Rue c. L an Ford up sports writer Dandy Sandy is ahead of schedule so move Over rapid Robert. Barring injury or a flare up of his arthritic condition Sandy Koufax seems assured of eclipsing the major league strikeout record set 19 years ago by Bob rapid Robert Feller of the Cleveland indians. Koufax has fanned 241 this season for an average of 9.3 per game and at that rate he should pass Feller s Mark of 348 in one season. With a minimum of 14 starts remaining Koufax would have to average slightly less than eight whiffs per game to set a record. The invaluable dodger lefty struck out la and drove in his own winning run for the third time his season As los Angeles nipped St. Louis 3-2 sunday and increased its National league Lead to ll/2 games. Cincinnati Defeated Houston 6-4 then lost to the astros 7-6, Milwaukee swept a doubleheader from san Francisco 4-2 and 6-3, Philadelphia clipped new York 3-2 and Pittsburgh beat Chicago twice 8-2 and 3-1 in other no games. Baltimore toppled Minnesota the american league Leader 7-6, new York battered Cleveland 10-6 in the first game then lost to the indians 4-1 in the Nightcap Chicago blanked Detroit 1-0 and the tigers rebounded in the second game for a 2-1 Victory Washington edged Kansas City 3-2 in the opener and lost the second game by the same score and los Angeles overcame Boston 5-4 in la innings. Wes Parker and Jim Lefebvre homered for the dodgers who Only got three hits off loser Ray Sadecki. Koufax drove in the third run with a sacrifice Fly after a single and an error in the seventh. The Victory was the 18th for Koufax against four losses. Joe Gaines singled in the ninth inning after safeties by Bob Lillis and Ron Brand to drive in the winning run for the astros in the Nightcap. Pete Rose and Tony Perez each hit two run homers in the opener for Cincinnati. Tony Cloninger won his 14th game and Wade Blasongame recorded his 12th Victory with route going performances for the braves. Johnny Callison hit a two run Homer to tie Willie Mays of the giants for the major league Lead in that department with 24. Jim Bunning won his 12th. Joe Gibbon and Don Schwall combined for a three hitter in the Nightcap for Pittsburgh after Schwall s assist to Al Mcbean in the opener enabled Mcbean to win his first Start since june of 1963. The pirates rapped 30 hits in the two games. Orioles Down twins 7-6 As Powell homers in ninth United press International Sam Mele is Boog Powell a special Pigeon. Powell the hefty muscle boy Calif Vine Sun knt sus be i j cantaloupes rank Ess pm a Oes j k \ 30 or s to la Bay $1 $169 Salem a i car radio and portable All in one Only $79.95 see this and Many other models priced from $29 95 up Bennington garage corp. 324 main St. Dial 2-5496 new Lucky semke filters put Back the taste others take away la filters try new Lucky strike filters a 4 t r. a or. Atom la of the Baltimore orioles is experiencing the worst of his four major league seasons this year at the plate. But he still has Mele the Minnesota twins manager fooled. The general a a books on the 230-Pound outfielder first baseman is that he faints at the sight of a left handed Pitcher. Opposing managers gleefully Parade their southpaws in front of the left handed swinger without much fear of reprisal from Powell. The theory has worked for everyone a except Mele. Twice in the last to Days the Minnesota skipper has brought in a left hander to face Powell and twice the 23-year-old slugger has belted a game winning Homer. Baltimore was trailing the american league leaders 6-4 with one out in the ninth inning sunday when Powell unloaded a three run Homer off lefty Dick Stigman to win the game for the orioles 7-6. Cleveland tripped new York 4-1 in the Nightcap of a double header after the Yankees had won the opener 10-6, Detroit tripped Chicago 2-1 following the White sox 1-0 Whitewash of the tigers in the first game Washington beat Kansas City 3-2 in the opener then lost to the a a by the same score and los Angeles edged Boston 5-4 in la innings to Complete the Al action. In the National league los Angeles clipped St. Louis 3-2, Cincinnati toppled Houston 6-4 before losing the Nightcap 7-6 to the astros Milwaukee nailed san Francisco twice 4-2, and 6-3, Philadelphia stopped new York 3-2, and Pittsburgh swept Chicago 8-2 and 3-1. Cleveland a Sam Mcdowell hurled a three hitter struck out la and retired the last 20 Yankees in order for the indians Nightcap Triumph. He leads the Al with 201 strike outs. Joe Pepitone Roger Repoz and Clete Boyer homered to rally new York from a 5-1 deficit in the opener. Second baseman Don Bufords error with two out in the ninth inning enabled the tigers to score the winning run in the Nightcap of a doubleheader at Chicago. Both White sox pitchers went the distance in the doubleheader a feat Chicago hurlers had managed Only twice in 50 previous games. Hartford tips Bennington 6-5 in nine inning legion contest h9hkvtvihvmr ski . Amateur Winner Jim Grant left with his Mother and father holds the trophy he won at the Equinox country club in Manchester saturday when he shot an eight under Par score to win the 1965 new England Amateur title. Jim Grant sr., right has also taken the Amateur title twice in past competitions. Lewis a Huff Anda puffy blowing rubber balls across the Short end of the y Pool Are in the foreground Greg Croff 14, of 212 Branch St. And Jean Daven Donis 13, of Hoosick Falls . The bathing Cap behind Croff is All that appears of Susan Fantetti 9, of Chapel Hill Road. Others unidentified also participate in the race an event of the annual Myca water carnival held sunday afternoon. Hurlburt Hartford a the Bennington american legion baseball squad coached by eve Chaffin who predicted that his squad had to win three of four contests to be in the state tournament in Bellows Falls this Friday lost to the Hartford legion 6-5 in a nine inning thriller sunday. But the team will still go to the tournament although it won just two of its last four games. Reason for Bennington s entry in the tourney is that the legion finished up in fourth place in league standings with Rutland trailing in fifth. Rutland lost to Barre 6-3 sunday but if the Rutland squad had beaten the league winners they would have been in fourth and would have taken Bennington s place in the three Day tourney this coming weekend. Giants i in 6-5 Over braves w Ith two hits North Bennington a the giants Defeated the braves 6-5 saturday in nor Shaft Arlington Little league play although two braves Mounds men gave up a total of just two hits to the giants while the braves collected eight. One of the giants hits was a Home run clubbed by Peter Perkins in the third inning with no one on base. The giants took the Lead from the first inning and outscored the braves 3-1, collecting another run in the third and two in the fifth for their six run total. The rest of the braves runs came when they collected three in the third and one in the fourth. Perkins was the winning Pitcher while Jim Gratton was handed the loss. Summary braves a r h Bouplon of 3 1 Tinney 3b 41 Gratton ass 4 1 Vaine is p 2 1 Holly c 3 1 Parent of 3 0 Chenelle la 3 0 2 Ellis of 2 0 0 Harmon of too Dockum 2b 3 0 0 totals 27 5 8 giants Wansbury 3b 110 p. Rice of 2 0 0 Moore c 12 0 s. Rice is 2 2 0 Perkins p 2 11 Murphy 2b 2 0 1 Cross of 2 0 0 Kinney of too Deforge of too Krawczyk of 2 0 0 Nolin of too totals 15 6 2 braves 103 ioo�?5 giants 301 12x�?6 no Shaft Arlington la Leader a the Arlington indians Lead the no Shaft Arlington Little league by themselves after defeating the pirates 8-7 saturday in Arlington. The indians and the pirates had been tied for the league Lead since june 12. In the Back Row from left James Wyman manager Keith Rice John Trachte Lee Owens Peter Kendall John Ulery Peter Woodard Keith Mattison Keith Budro Clarence Rice coach. Front Row Billy Moore Ricky Hawley John Burke Dennis Holton John Kendall Jeff Rice and John Halbur. Thompson indians Down pirates 8-7 to take no Shaft la Lead Arlington a the Arlington indians took first place saturday afternoon in the no Shaft Arlington Little league by a 8-7 score Over the pirates. The pirates and indians had been tied for first place since june 12. Peter Kendall Keith Rice and John Ulery were the big guns for the indians with three two and two hits respectively. Ritchie Mears of the pirates connected for a Home run in the first inning with two men on base while Mike Keough and David Hoyt had singles in the third and fourth innings. Keith Rice won his fifth game of the season. Ritchie Mears who came in in the fourth in Ning in Relief took the loss for the pirates. Oui note homers As eagles Down a amp of 10-4 in la the eagles romped Over the a amp a 10-4 sunday night in Bennington Little league action As Robin Outwater the winning Pitcher blasted his second Home run of the year. Outwater collected his Homer in the third inning with two men on base to give the eagles a 6-2 Lead after his squad tallied two runs in the first and one in the third. A amp a collected its runs in the first 2 and fourth 2 innings. Opens stand Yonkers n. Y. Up a Yonkers raceway opens a 52-night summer stand tonight with the running of the d/4 mile $10,000 Hilltop Trot. Racing will continue unto sept. 27. Eagles a r h Kerr is 4 i i k. Lebarron c 2 2 i Dennis of 3 2 i Rousseau of i 0 0 Outwater p 3 3 2 Blodgett 2b 3 0 3 Jones la 3 0 0 Latif of i i 0 b. Lebarron of 2 i 0 Lacroix of Harwood 3b totals a amp Wwright a of Baker of Peterson of j. Baker of Thurber of Palmer a 3b Hurlburt 2b Kearns is Parker la Porter 3b, la totals a amp a eagles i 0 0 i 0 0 24 to 7 i i 0 0 200 213 5 2 2 4 3 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 28 4 6 200�? 4 40x�?io 0 i 0 0 0 0 0 indians Rice p Owens of Moore of Budro 3b Kendall of Trachte la Ulery is Halbur c Holton 2b totals pirates Edgerton 3b Wilcox 2b Hoyt pub Mears pub Keough c Howard is Brown of Gall of Jim Corey of Hoyt of Jeff Corey of totals pirates indians a r h 4 i 2 0 i 1 i 2 i 2 3 i i 30 8 12 4 1 4 3 3 3 0 3 0 3 2 26 i i 1 i 2 0 7 3 heard along the Grapevine is the report that Bennington will be playing Barre in the to . Game in Bellows Falls Friday but that wont be official until manager Francis Doc Tom Asi hears from legion Headquarters. The report would appear to be True however As the general pairing in tourneys matches the first team in the standings with the fourth team while the second and third place teams play off for the right to play the Winner of the first contest. Bennington lost its sunday game with Hartford strictly on errors after leading the Home squad by two runs going into the Bottom of the seventh inning. Taking a 2-0 Lead in the first inning Bennington brought Phil Harrington and Don Chaffin both drawing walks across the plate on sacrifice bunts and a single from Tim Racicot. Hartford tallied its first run in the third inning As Jim Lane got on base with an error advanced on a sacrifice bunt and scored on a single hit by Frank Ibey. In the fifth inning the Bennington squad increased its Lead to 3-1 As Don Marsh drove a triple to deep Center and Pitcher Tom Moore singled to left. Hartford however tied up the ballgame 3-3 in the Bottom of the same inning with Mike Jor Ganson getting on with a fielders Choice Ibey singling and Jim Ducato tripling to left. Bennington once again took the Lead in the sixth with Pat Moore singling Racicot getting on with an error and Marsh blasting another triple into Al most the same spot to tally the two baserunners. Jorganson started off the rally for Hartford in the Bottom of the seventh and reached first on an error advancing to second As Ibey was hit with a passed Ball. Ducato reached on a fielder s Choice As Ibey was thrown out at second base to put men on first and third with two outs. A walk and a bad throw by the Catcher gave the two Hartford base runners a Chance to score and tie up the ballgame. In the ninth inning Ibey reached on an error stole second went to third on another error and tallied i a single hit by Ducato to win the game for Hartford. Benn a r h Harrington 2b 3 10 Chaffin of 2 10 Burgess of 4 0 1 p. Moore c 3 11 Racicot 3b 4 11 Benkoski of 3 0 1 Hayden la 3 0 1 Marsh is 4 12 t. Moore p 4 0 1 Hart of 2 0 1 plants of too totals 32 5 9 Hartford Jorganson is 4 2 1 Ibey 2b 4 2 3 Ducato of 3b 4 12 Lacoss la 3 0 0 Andress of 4 0 0 Milne p 3 0 1 Bagloe 3b 2 0 0 Batchelder of 2 0 0 Lane c 4 10 Romano of too Clough of 2 0 1 Maxfield of 2 0 0 totals 34 6 8 Benn. 200 012 too a 5 Hartford Ooi 020 201 a 6 Moose lops poly 6-2 Iii la play the Moose Defeated the pol graphic 6-2 Friday evening in Bennington Little league action with both squads belting seven hits but the poly was unable to get runs at the right times. The winning Pitcher was Chris Gates while the loss was charged to Doug Caron. Moose scored three runs in the second two in the third and one in the fourth for their six run total. The poly tallied both runs in the fourth but loaded up the bases in the first and put two men on in the third and one in the sixth with the baserunners unable to score. Knapp 3b Long c Babcock of totals 1 i 2 i 3 22 i 0 0 0 6 7 pol graphic k. Hassenpflug 3b 3 0 1 j. Dlskoski la 3 0 1 m. Hassenpflug is 2 0 0 Woodard a p 3 0 1 Caslin of 3 0 0 d. Caron a 2b 3 0 1 Kinney 2b, is 3 12 s. Dlskoski of 3 0 0 Mathers of 2 11 totals 25 2 7 poly Moose too 200 032 Fox Moose Harris is Racicot of Pierce of Gates p Messina la Bizzarro 2b ins Forman Oil a r h 3 i i 3 0 i Hamburg Germany up 2 0 i a South african Champion har 2 i 0 old Henning captured the West 3 2 2 German Golf championship with 3 0 1a 72-Hole total of 274. All makes of cars Auto painting 24 or towing service Liggett Bosworth sales amp service North Bennington Road phone 4424266 Bennington it. Maytag your Best Washer buy $199.95 Reg. $219.95 320 002�?7 304 001�?8 a b in fam Fly Load capacity a Pushbutton water temperature control a perforated tub for cleaner rinsing a Maytag agitator action Zinc coated Cabinet guards against rust a porcelain enamel top and lid virtually indestructible pump new rust proof hinges insist on dependability. 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