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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 16, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner Friday August 16, 1963 Koufax slammed but Perranoski saves dodgers giants keep Pace Davenport hot . Butts suit testimony ends closing arguments begin by the associated press wobbly legend Jim Davenport a versatile infielder whose underpinnings have been in the spotlight As much As any chorus girls is kicking up a fuss in san Francisco s bid to repeat As National league Champion. In and out of the line up because of his weak legs Davenport played a key role in a 6-3 Victory Over Cincinnati thursday night that kept the second place giants right on the heels of the front running los Angeles dodgers. Davenport who stroked three hits for five straight hits in two games legged out a key bunt single in the fifth inning to keep a rally going. Before it was Over Willie Mays had smashed a decisive two run single and the giants had four runs and the Ball game. The Triumph left the giants three games behind the dodgers who again got a superlative Relief Effort by Ron Perranoski in a 7-5 decision at Milwaukee that snapped a three game losing skid. Houston dropped third place St. Louis five games behind with a 4-2 Victory built on John Bateman s three run Homer Philadelphia took fifth place from Chicago by edging the cubs 4-3 and Pittsburgh walloped the new York mets 8-2. Davenport raced out a triple in the first beat out an infield hit in the third then Laid Down his perfect bunt in the fifth to Load the bases after Harvey Kuenne a single had accounted for the giants first run. Reds starter Joe Nuxhall apparently upset hit Willie Mccovey with a pitch to Force in a run before Mays wrapped it up. Nuxhall had gone into the inning with a 1-0 Lead provided by Vada Pinson s Homer off Jack Sanford. The braves knocked out Sandy Koufax with a four run first inning a three on Gene Oliver s Homer a after the dodgers had used Frank Howard a two run Homer to get off to a 3-0 Lead in the top half of the inning. Then in the fifth with the score tied 5-5, the dodgers broke through Lebanon Valley dra was set for sunday opening West Lebanon . A the $10,000 Lebanon Valley drag Way will open sunday afternoon. The opening is expected to bring hundreds of cars from All Over the five state area. The drag Way which began in the fall of 1962, has a one mile 40-foot wide paved strip All automatic timing devices plus a Speed trap at the finish. Time trials will begin at 9 . With racing time set for 2 . Saturday evening at the Lebanon Valley Speedway the Ever popular Silver Dollar night will be held. Twice a year the promoters of Lebanon Valley Speedway $4,000 Worth of Silver dollars from the mint Many of which Are valuable to collectors. The Silver dollars May be exchanged at the Concession stand for regular paper currency. The entire purse is also paid off in Silver dollars giving the Winner no less that 510 Silver dollars to tote Home. No Down payment charge it your Way take 30 Days or months to pay 210north Bennington Road Bye baby Bunting mothers gone a Bowling Wendy and Gregory Brown of Eagle Bridge ., Drift into dreamland to the Lullaby of falling ten pins at the Bennington lanes while their Mother competes in the summer league. Bob Willard photo Blanchard picks up Slack for yanks 2 Home runs 6 Rei by the associated press Mickey Mantle and Tony Kubek Are benched with foot trouble. Roger Maris has a sore hand. You a think the new York Yankees would rattle along like a car without two front wheels. So Johnny Blanchard hits two Home runs including a first inning grand Slammer and drives in six runs. Hee Lopez and Phil Linz each bang a double and two singles. The super subs wind up with a total of eight hits and eight runs Lurk of the draw batted in in a 10-2 blast of the red sox at Boston thursday. As for Blanchard the sox would like to dump him in the Charles River. He does no to hit for average in Fenway Park but when he does connect the seats get an awful blasting. A i think in be Only had six hits in this Park in my entire career and five of them have been Home runs a said Blanchard after he wrecked the sox his recollection is Correct. Of the five homers four won games. Johnny a grand Slammer came its Mckinley is. Osuna in Davis cup zone play los Angeles apr the Luck of the draw today favored the United states Over Mexico in the first Davis cup play Ever held in this spawning ground of Tennis champions. Chuck Mckinley presently ranked As the world s top Amateur will take on Rafael Osuna Mexico s no. I Star in the opening singles match. The second match will put Dennis Ralston against Antonio Pala Fox Mexico a no. 2 Man. Had the draw held thursday pitted Ralston against Osuna there was a Good Chance that Mexico could Start off with a Victory in the american zone semifinals. But consensus of the experts around the los Angeles Tennis club is that no one can beat Mckinley and Ralston rates a slight Edge Over Palafox. If form prevails the United states could Well wind up the first Days play with a 2-0 advantage. But there is a quiet determination among the mexican stars that could toss the form charts out the window. Doubles play comes saturday while the players change opponents in sundays singles matches. No nominations have been made for the doubles. Osuna and Palafox Are this year s Wimbledon doubles champions. Confidence is the byword in both Camps. Pancho Gonzales pro and coach of the . Team said Quot we can beat the mexicans 5-0. They can t beat us 5-0. And i think we will three English soccer players get life suspension for bribes Birmingham England Reuters a three English professional soccer players were found guilty of accepting bribes by a special commission of the football association Here today and were suspended for life As players or managers. They were Esmond million a 25-year-old goalkeeper and Keith Williams 26, an inside Forward both of the Bristol rovers and Brian Phillips 31, the Captain and Center half of the Mansfield town team. The bribery charges related to a third division league match Between the Bristol rovers and Bradford on april 20. A magistrates court before which the three men pleaded guilty july 29 was told that Phillips approached million to throw the game and million succeeded in inter minor league result International league Richmond at Jacksonville rain Atlanta 12, Arkansas 7 Rochester 5, Columbus 3 Syracuse 6, Indianapolis 3 Buffalo 4, Toronto 3 Pacific coast league okla. City 12, Dallas fort Worth 0 Spokane 6, Denver 3 Hawaii la Portland 8 Only games scheduled Esting Williams Milton confessed to letting in two goals scored against his team. Million said tonight a i am finished. It is a terribly harsh decision. I know i have done wrong and expect to be punished but not Williams said a they might As Well have Cut off my feet. As i owned up voluntarily i thought i might get off with a fairly Light punishment. I have never done anything dishonest before in my in the yanks five run first inning off Earl Wilson. With that fat Cushion Stan Williams won his second straight route going Job with a six hitter including Dick stuarts 30th Homer. The Victory increased the Yankees Lead to 81/2 games Over the Idle Chicago White sox who found the surging Minnesota twins just a half game behind in third place. The twins crushed the fourth place orioles 13 -3. Detroit walloped the athletics 11-1 at Kansas City and the Washington senators eked out a 5-4 win Over the Angels at los Angeles. Jimmy Hall the twins candidate for Al Rookie of the year honors slammed three hits including his 20th Home run and drove in five runs in the Home rout of the orioles. Minnesota a Lee Stange went All the Way on a nine hitter and nine strikeouts to boost his record to 6-3. Don Mincher and Bob Allison also homered for the twins. It was no. 13 for Mincher and no. 26 for Allison. Harold Connolly strains a will miss meet Helsinki Finland aug. 15 apr Harold Connolly said today he had suffered a new injury and had cancelled a trip to Hungary to meet Gyula Zivotsky the worlds second Best Hammer thrower next to him. Connolly has been teaching school in Finland for the last year. He had planned to go to Budapest for a meet aug. 18 and 19. A but i strained one knee recently and although it is not a bad injury it troubles me in Competition a Connolly said. Connolly has competed in Only one big International meet this year the United states soviet Union meet in Moscow in july. In that one he was troubled with a bad Back but he won the Hammer throw on his last toss. Gilman takes triple Hinsdale . Apr de Gilman of Exeter ., got his third driving triple last night at Hinsdale raceway winning with Able pick Bardwell and Midwest Queen. American league National league w. L. Pct. . W. L. Pct. . New York 75 42 .641 _ . 70 48 .593 a Chicago 67 51 .568 81/2 san fran. 68 52 .567 3 Minnesota 67 52 .563 9 St. Louis 66 54 .550 5 Baltimore 66 56 .541 la 1/2 Cincinnati 65 58 .528 71/2 Cleveland 58 62 .483 181/2 Phil a. 64 58 .525 8 Boston 57 61 .483 181/2 Chicago 61 57 .517 9 los a. 56 67 .455 22 Pittsburgh 61 58 .513 91/2 Detroit 53 64 .453 22 Milwaukee 61 60 .504 id/2 Kansas c. 53 64 .453 22 Houston 46 76 .377 26 Wash. 43 76 .361 33 new York 39 80 .328 311/2 thursdays results thursday s results Bennington Battle Queen record hop Bennington armory sat. Nite aug. 17 8.00 to 11 00 . Admission 5c< sponsored by the Bennington pc new York to Boston 2 Detroit la Kansas City i Washington 5, los Angeles 4 Minnesota 13, Baltimore 3 Only games scheduled today s games Detroit at los Angeles to Baltimore at Kansas City to Washington at Minnesota to new York at Chicago to Cleveland at Boston n saturdays games Washington at Minnesota Cleveland at Boston new York at Chicago Detroit at los Angeles n Baltimore at Kansas City to los Angeles 7, Milwaukee 5 Philadelphia 4, Chicago 3 Houston 4, St. Louis 2 Pittsburgh 8, new York 2 san Francisco 6, Cincinnati 3 today s games los Angeles at new York n Philadelphia at Pittsburgh to Houston at Milwaukee i san Francisco at St. Louis to Chicago at Cincinnati 2 Twilight saturday s games los Angeles at new York Chicago at Cincinnati san Francisco at St. Louis Philadelphia at Pittsburgh to Houston at Milwaukee i Vermont opens legion tourney in Springfield Springfield mass. A Vermont and new Hampshire representatives open the new England regional play of the american legion baseball program Here today. White River Junction of Vermont will play Manchester,. At 1 30 . At Pynchon Park. Two games follow in the double elimination tournament West Haven Conn., meets Central Falls at 5 30 ., and Somerville mass., plays Bath me., at 8 30 . The regional will be played through wednesday with the Winner going to the Little world series in Keene ., beginning aug. 25. The defending Champion is Somerville mass., which As a 24-3 record and is favored to repeat with Victory in the regional. Karl Drews is killed by car fort Lauderdale Fla. Apr a car struck and killed former major league baseball Pitcher Karl Drews thursday As he tried to Flag Down a passing Motorist. Police charged the Driver Earl Richard Johnson of fort Lauderdale with driving while intoxicated reckless driving and causing an Accident. Johnson was free under $500 Bond. Drewsy car stalled on a Small Bridge. He was killed when he got out to get help. Drews joined the new York Yankees in 1946. Later he pitched for the old St. Louis Browns Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati reds. Of is Ellis leads at 66 Atlanta apr Wally Butts former Georgia football coach ended testimony in his $10 million libel suit with a solemn Declar ration that he had told the truth in denying game rigging charges by a National Magazine. Closing arguments by attorneys began today with the Case scheduled to go to the jury monday after a weekend recess. Butts was recalled briefly thursday and asked if he had told the truth. Quot that is the truth sir a he replied. The 58-year-old former athletic director at Georgia said last Friday and again monday he never betrayed his football team. He sued because of a saturday evening Post article which said he fed Georgia team secrets to coach Paul Bear Bryant of Alabama. The Post charged that Butts and Bryant rigged and fixed the 1962 Georgia Alabama game which Alabama won 35-0. After Butts left the witness stand his attorney William h. Schroder jr., said quietly Quot that is our Case your Quot and we have completed ours your Honor a quickly responded Welborn b. Cody chief counsel for Curtis. Steve Lebarron hurls no hitter for display by Bill Hassenpflug display overwhelmed Northeast thursday 16-0, in the Bennington Little league with Steve Lebarron pitching a no hit no run game a the first shutout game of the season. Lebarron pitching in top form struck out 13 men and walked two. Display got their first run in the first inning when Rick Pinsonneault crossed the plate on singles by Lebarron and Bill Leonard. In the third inning the team exploded when eight runs were brought in by Steve Berard Pii it so Neault fran Maynard Lebarron Leonard Bob Woodward Jed done Van and Petit. Equipment Issue for Saber football All candidates for Bennington Catholic High school football who have not yet registered for issuing of equipment must report to the school at 6 . Tonight it was announced by head coach Dan Distasio. Football practice starts monday. Display scored another four runs in the fourth with Pinson Neault and Lebarron singling which brought in Berard. Leonard doubled which brought in Maynard Lebarron and Pinson a e Aillet. Three additional runs were scored when Lebarron tripled in the fifth to bring in Berard Pinsonneault and Maynard. The first of three Little league playoff games Between the pol graphic and the eagles will be played on saturday at 5 30 . The second game will be played sunday at the same time and the third on tuesday also at the same time. Although this was the last scheduled game for Northeast they will have an exhibition game aug. 26 at 6 . With the North Shaft dodgers. This game will be Boros Nicklaus slump in first round of Ico Golf Hartford Conn. Apr guess the names of two Rich golfers who Are fighting to survive the Cut today in the second round of the $40,000 insurance City open. Quickly they Are 43-year-old Julius Boros the . Open Champion and 23-year-old Jack Nicklaus the masters and pea Champion. After thursday s 18-holes on the. Par 35-36�?71 Wethersfield country club course both Boros and Nicklaus were far Down the list because both were off their usual form. Nicklaus scrambled for a two Over Par 73 and Boros for his 37-37�?74. Being two or three strokes Over Par Isnit a calamity under Normal conditions but conditions Arentt Normal Over the tight 6,515-Yard layout. Wes Ellis 31-year-old part time pro from West Caldwell n.j., leads with a sizzling 66 and right behind him Are Bill Casper Back with action after a three month Layoff because of an injured left hand 67 Jerry Pittman 68, and 13 other players knotted at 69. They include Bob Goalby the 1962 Ico Victor Art Wall whom Goat Ley beat in playoff Doug Ford and Tony Lerna. Nicklaus is tied with 20 players at 73 and Boros is knotted with to at 74. Played at the Bennington league Field. Little display a r by Berard is 4 3 0 Pinsonneault c 5 4 2 Maynard la 5 3 i Lebarron p 5 2 3 Leonard of 4 i 3 Woodward of 4 i i Petit of 0 i 0 Wager 2b 3 0 0 Donovan 3b 3 i 2 Latour of i 0 0 Sweet 2b i 0 0 Gill of 0 0 0 Hoisington 2b 0 0 0 totals 35 16 12 Northeast a r by Palmer is 3 0 0 t. Gall eau 3b 3 0 0 Thurber 2b 3 0 0 Burgess c 2 0 0 Christie la 2 0 0 Finnegan p 2 0 0 Hurley of 2 0 0 j. Gall eau of i 0 0 Kearns of 0 0 0 Myers of i 0 0 totals 19 0 0 n East too 0 0 0 display 10 8 4 3 x both sides quickly moved for directed verdicts and the motions were promptly denied by judge Lewis r. Morgan. Preceding Butts to the stand was or. Frank a. Rose president of the University of Alabama. Rose was questioned at length about a letter he had written or. O. C. Aderhold University of Georgia president. In the March 6 letter Rose observed Bryant got Georgia football plays from Butts. Quot these were techniques Quot Rose said. Quot my letter was my Best Layman s interpretation of what i thought coach Bryant told Rose insisted Bryant never said he got inside information on Georgia steam from Butts but that the Alabama coach was trying to get interpretations of rules applying to defensive tactics. His letter he said was not intended As a Legal document but was an attempt to convey to aderhold that there was nothing unethical exchanged Between Butts and Bryant. Curtis introduced the letter in evidence in support of its claim that Butts gave Bryant detailed secrets of Georgia s team in a sept. 13 Telephone Call nine Days before the game. Mexicans top seeded for Usta doubles Brookline mass. Apr defending champions Rafael Osuna and Antonio Palafox of Mexico have been top seeded for the 83rd Usta National doubles Tennis championships which begin sunday. Chuck Mckinley of san Antonio Texas and Dennis Ralston of Bakersfield Are seeded second followed by Marty Riessen of Evanston 111., and Clark Graeb Ner of Lakewood Ohio. Fourth Are England a Roger Taylor and Bobby Wilson. In the women a division defending champions Darien hard of los Angeles and Maria Bueno of Brazil top the foreign seeds followed by the australian team of Margaret Smith and Robyn Ebbern. Billie Jean Moffitt of Long Beach calif., and Carole Caldwell of Santa Monica calif.,Lead the american seeds followed by Donna Floyd Fales of new York and Carol Hanks of St. Louis. Betty Lee wins Dorset club Golf Dorset a the women a Golf tournament wound up thursday at the Dorset Field club with Betty Lee defeating Mary Smith 6 and 5, to take the championship flight. In the first flight Alice pick Hardt Defeated Betty Adams 6 and 5, and in the second flight Nadelene Woodard Defeated Bubsy Tuttle 5 and 4. Monbouquette and Relief patches Are sox Mound Crew who else can Start major league leaders National league batting 275 at bats a Groat St. Louis .344 Clemente Pittsburgh .332. Runs a Aaron Milwaukee 90 Mays san Francisco and flood St. Louis 84. Runs batted in a Aaron Milwaukee too White St. Louis 84. Hits a Groat St. Louis 166 Pinson Cincinnati 163. Doubles a Groat St. Louis 35 Pinson Cincinnati 33. Triples a Pinson Cincinnati 13 Brock Chicago and Gonzalez Philadelphia 9. Home runs a Mccovey san Francisco 34 Aaron Milwaukee 32. Stolen bases a Willis los Angeles 26 Pinson and Robinson Cincinnati 25. Pitching to decisions a Perranoski los Angeles 12-2, .857 Maloney Cincinnati 18-4, .818. Strikeouts a Koufax los Angeles 214 Drysdale los Angeles 206. American league batting 275 at bats a Yastrzemski Boston .332 Kallner Detroit 315. Runs a Kaline Detroit Allison Minnesota and Tresh new York 74. Runs batted in Stuart Boston 85 Kaline Detroit 79. Hits a Yastrzemski Boston 141 Kaline Detroit 140. Doubles a Yastrzemski Boston 34 Causey Kansas City 29. Triples a Versalles Minnesota and Hinton Washington la. Home runs a Stuart Boston 30 Killebrew Minnesota 28. Stolen bases a Aparicio Baltimore 28 Hinton Washington 20. Pitching to decisions a Radtz Boston 12-4, .750 Ford new York 17-6, .739. Strikeouts a Bunning Detroit 147 Stigman Minnesota 144. Boston apr Earl Wilson represents the red sox Enigma of 1963 and manager Johnny Pesky a chief headache. The name of the problem is starting pitchers. Boston has a Dandy in Bill Monbouquette the 15-game Winner. After that there a a big drop. Wilson who looked like one sure answer lasted Only one third of an inning and was tagged with the 10-2 loss to new York yesterday. After building up a respectable 8-7 record earlier he has won Only one of his last eight decisions. Monbo has a 15-7 record and a 3.40 earned run average. Gene Conley counted on heavily As one of the regulars has been on the disabled list most of the season and never was a a rights in his Early efforts before ankle shoulder and ails sidelined him. The rest of the starters have a combined 19-30 record and an aggregate 4.19 Era. Monbo a chief support comes from firemen Dick Radatz and Jack Karnabe who have combined for 101 appearances and a 17-7 record. Palatz 12-4 has the Best earned run average in the league 1.68. Carl Yastrzemski leads the Bat fight results Miami Garcia 136, Nicaragua out pointed Jesse Humpries 137, Cincinnati 8. Tokyo Katsuo Haga ii8v4, stopped Nacho Mendoza 119 4, Mexico 6. Boise Idaho a Jefferson Davis Las vegas out pointed John Tiger Collins Boise heavies to. Baseball stars batting a John Blanchard Yankees cracked grand slam Homer and two run Homer As american league leaders walloped Boston 10-2. Pitching a Ron Perranoski dodgers allowed Only one hit in 3 2-3 innings of Relief work protecting National league leaders 7-5 Triumph Over Milwaukee. Ting race with a .332 Mark. Dick Stuart who smashed his 30th Homer yesterday is no. I in that department As Well As in the runs batted in category where he has 85. Yet the sox Are below .500 and Trail the league leading Yankees by i8v2 games. The reason lies largely in the starting pitchers corps. A i done to know about Wilson he a a mystery a Pesky said last night. A i thought he was throwing the Ball hard too. A ifs Tough to be chasing that Yankee Ball club five runs Down. A i done to know what to do about Wilson. I la try and stay with him i guess. I done to like to put him in the bullpen unless i absolutely have new York scored five times in the opening inning exit Wilson. Yankee John Blanchard hit grand slam and two run homers rec sox errors let in two More runs and Phil Linz walked with the bases loaded forcing in another. Doubles by Joe Pepitone and Hector Lopez accounted for the other new York tally. Gary Geiger tripled Home Pinch hitter Felix Mantilla who had singled in the sixth. That snapped a scoreless string of 19 innings for new York right hander Stan Williams who wound up with a six hitter. Stuarts Homer was his sixth in the last seven games. Cleveland comes into town for a weekend series tonight sending Steve Kralick to the Mound against Boston Rookie Bob Heffner. Clearance Sale 60 Ford galaxies 2 door Standard transmission r amp h 4295 59 Ford country Squire 9 passenger Wagon v-8, automatic Power steering Luggage rack w 4295 Wilson Ford Fah i Ai inc a Fini Servici Hunt strut. In Nocton. It. Till Noni 442.6375 final clearance Sale Adams clothes Quot it Max Mart shop free parking in rear of store

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