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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 17, 1966, Bennington, Vermont A Hamlin tit on Banner. Wednesday August 17, 19h6 athlete of month goes to Rick Smith Burlington a Rick Smith the Urga Amateur championships of Rutland has been named july athlete of the month by the Vermont sportswriters and sportscasters association after his spectacular performance on the Golf course during the month. Smith battled his Way to the 1966 Vermont state Amateur Golf championship at Stowe and then became the Only vermonter to qualify for the championship flight of the new England Amateur Golf championship. Monday at the Brae Burn country club in Newton mass., Smith shot a 36-Hole 145 to top the seven new England qualifiers for n. Bennington is Arlington Stop Arlington a North Bennington s Billy flood hit a two run double in the fifth inning of a rain shortened game tuesday to give his team a 4-2 win Over Arlington. Flood along with starting Pitcher Bill Thompson and reliever Jon Kenyon who each doubled provided the Power to give North Bennington its third win of the year. The team s 3-9 interstate league record does not show that the North Benning ton boys have recently been playing hot Ball. Monday night North Bennington led most of the Way before losing 2-1 to the league leading elks. Thompson gave up three hits to Aplington and Ryan coming to the Mound in the fourth allowed one. Carl Sheldon went the distance for Arlington giving up four hits. He was playing in his first game since injuring his Back while sliding last week. Gordon Howard and Dick Hess each had a double for Arlington. In interstate league games tonight the Lions play North Bennington elks take on Al wants at Hoosick Falls and co travels to Arlington. N. Benn. Too 12 4 4 i Arlington too to 2 4 2 Thompson Ryan 4 and flood Sheldon and Clayton Wade 2. To begin aug. 31. Rick was a standout goner at Middlebury College and hit his Peak this summer when he Defeated fellow outlander Marty Grover to win the Green Mountain Amateur Crown. Smith soared through the Field of talented Vermont golfers with unexpected ease. Then Smith qualified for the 32-Man Field for the new England Amateur championships. He won his first match and went Down to the wire in his bid to reach the quarterfinals. However he lost to a former National Amar eur semifinalist. Smith outdistanced Jon do Mack Barre american legion Pitcher for the monthly award. Do Mack has been nominated on a number of occasions but the talented Diamond performer has run into some spectacular individuals who steal the spotlight each month. Also nominated was Winooski Little leaguer Marcell Bergeron who pitched a no hitter Aid fanned 17 of 18 batters. Smith joins the following list of eligible for Vermont s athlete of the year award which is selected on an april to March basis. They Are Bob Cronin of Ulm and Bob Barnett of Bellows Falls co april winners Dick Farrell of Windsor May and Jeff Hughes of Burlington june. Pri in a Don a lend hits 5 i i i i i i ill j is i Iii in a m a in in a Iii i i la m i a a a i a ii5 la l 2 Quot i it i ii Mays ties Jimmy Foxx in career Home runs Namath and knee a new York jets quarterback Joe Namath glumly ponders the future tuesday As he rests his injured knee at Home in new York. Namath was Hurt saturday in a game Between the jets and Houston oilers and will be sidelined for two to three weeks. Up Baltimore Power hitting flattens Boston again . Salmon record set Concord . Up a a 12-year record for the largest Salmon boated on Lake Winni Nesaukee has been shattered the state fish and game department disclosed tuesday. A 12-Pound, i ounce landlocked Salmon measuring 311/2 inches in length and 17 inches in Girth was hooked last week by Dick Sausville of Nashua. The previous record for the Lake established in 1954, was la pounds 9 ounces. The Salmon was the largest caught in new Hampshire since the state record was set in 1942, officials said. That catch weighed 181/2 pounds and was 34v2 inches Long. Cut to six Points Franklin a the race for the 1966 governors cup to be awarded to the top performing Morgan horse of the season narrowed in a show Here sunday. Mrs. Luther Zai s Waselka s party doll moved to three Points behind Windcrest Prima Dona owned by John Hamlin of Bennington. The Burlington horse picked 14 15 Points in the Franklin show while Prima Dona gained Only six. Matt cattle master owned by Luella Stuart of Bennington won the open pleasure horse As Well As the Morgan pleasure horse class. Waste Kay a Darcy a Morgan Mare owned by Wendy Hamlin of Bennington and driven by Gary Thompson of Shaftsbury won the open pleasure driving class. By Jeff Meyers up sports writer until his game winning Home run Bob Johnson resembled Rocky colavito in looks alone. Nicknamed a a Rocky by his Baltimore teammates because of his facial resemblance to Cleveland a slugging outfielder Johnson was batting .226 with Only one extra base hit before slamming his first Home run of the season tuesday night in leading the orioles to a 6-4 Victory Over Boston. Inserted into the lineup at second base to give Dave Johnson a rest Bob walloped a two run clout in the ninth inning after Boog Powell a three run Homer in the same stanza had tied the game at 4-4. Both Baltimore manager Hank Bauer and Boston Pilot Billy Herman agreed that the red sox had Given the orioles a six outs in the ninth. A when they gave us six outs in the inning you can to blame us from taking it a Bauer said. A a we la win them anyway we can. Ifs better in the late innings because they can to come Back at us too in the ninth Russ Snyder patriots give Purvis try at flanker spot Andover mass. Up a an accounting major who can run As fast As he can add May multiply the Boston patriots chances of winning the american football league title. Vie Purvis who was signed As a safety Man is now being baseball standings american Baltimore Detroit Cleveland Minnesota Chicago California Kansas City new York Washington Boston tuesdays results Baltimore 6 Boston 4, night Wash 6 Cleve 5, 13 inns., night Detroit 6 new York 3, night Minn 8 Calif i night Kan City 4 Chicago 2, night an league w. L. Pct. Go 78 41 .655 a a a 64 54 .542 131/2 63 57 .525 151/2 62 58 .517 i6i/2 61 58 .513 17 60 59 .509 18 53 66 .445 25 53 67 .442 251/2 54 70 .435 261/2 53 71 .427 271/2 National league w. L. Pct. Go Pittsburgh 70 47 .598 san Francisco 50 .583 11/2 los Angeles 67 50 .573 3 Philadelphia 65 54 .546 6 St. Louis 61 57 .517 91/2 Cincinnati 59 59 .500 hv2 Atlanta 57 61 .483 13�/2 Houston 51 67 .432 191/2 new York 51 67 .432 19v2 Chicago 39 78 .333 31 tuesdays results pit 3 . 0, 6v2 inns., rain Phila 5 Chicago 3, night Atlanta 4 Houston 2, night san fran 3 St. Louis i night los Ang 2 Cincinnati 0, night Send him Back to school i. In smartly styled permanently creased Slacks Large selection of sizes styles amp colors to choose from Wash dry Wear they never need ironing. Menus and boys sizes Burt Bros. Given a Chance As a flanker. A a he a probably our fastest receiver a coach Mike Holovak said tuesday. A Purvis has Good hands has Rrt Ade Good Progress and being a quarterback in College makes the shift less Purvis 21, attended Southern Mississippi College where he starred both on the football Field and in the classroom. A Deans list accounting major he signed with the patriots As a free agent. The 190-Pound Purvis said he would rather play flanker than safety a but naturally making the club is the important he seems to do a Good Job wherever i try him a Holovak said. He said Purvis would be used As a punt return Man when the patriots and Oakland raiders clash saturday night in an exhibition game in Anaheim Calif. A former Patriot halfback Ron Burton was Cut tuesday by the Kansas City chiefs. Burton a six year Veteran with Boston had been traded to the chiefs during the off season for linebacker Jim Fraser. Locals gain spot in semifinals locals Defeated Cushman 11-9, at memorial Park tuesday to win a spot in the Myca softball tournament Semi finals. The victors will meet sales at noon sunday. Frank Wilson Leo Dennis and Jack Morse each had three hits to Pace locals attack. Bill Darling was winning Pitcher. Cushman still in the running is scheduled to play by jut on thursday night. In tonight a game wreckers meet Union Carbide. Singled through the Middle but Herman admitted shortstop Rico Petrocelli out because of illness would have had it. Frank Robinson bounced one off Joe foys Chest Brooks Robinson hit a grounder to Short forcing Frank but the relay to first was late. Powell followed with his 31st Home run and fourth in two Days. Curt Blefary grounded to George Smith whose throw to first was wide. Johnson then capped the five run rally with his game winning blow. A i done to like winning in the ninth All the time a Bauer said. A a it a a Little tougher on the elsewhere Detroit upended new York 6-3, Washington tripped Cleveland 6-5 in 13 innings Minnesota whipped California 8-1 and Kansas City beat Chicago 4-2. Johnson a part time player appearing in Only 40 games this season drove in his fifth and six runs of the Campaign with the Home run. Powell the american league Leader in Bis with 95, whacked his Homer Over the Centerfield Fence some 420 feet from Home plate. Franks Robinson the no. I Home rub hitter in the majors walloped his 37th, a Solo shot in the fourth inning. The tigers rallied with three runs in each of the seventh and eighth innings to Send new York to its sixth loss in the last eight games. Do Wert slammed a two run Homer in the seventh and Ray Oyler hit a two run triple in the eighth. Roger Maris Tom Tresh and Clete Boyer homered for the Yankees. Ken Harry Lson a Homer with a mate aboard in the 13th inning handed Luis Plant his seventh loss in 13 decisions. Leon Wagner homered for the indians in the Bottom of the stanza and colavito connected in the eighth his 25th. Paul Casanova collected two Bis for the senators. The twins supported Jim Perry a three hit pitching with four homers one each by Harmon Killebrew Andy Kosco Tony Oliva and Don Mincher. Oliva Kosco and league leaders National league g. A. R. H. Pct. Alou Pitt 103 376 57 129 .343 comte Pitillo 458 73 150 .328 Alou Atla 117 505 86 165 .327 Carty Atla 108 356 50 116 .326 St gel pittl03 363 64 117 .322 Cepida 98 340 51 108 .318 Allen Phil 98 362 78 114 .315 Santo Chi 111 403 70 126 .313 Morgn Hou 80 280 40 87 .311 Helms. Cin 97 377 51 116 .308 a american league g. A. R. H. Pct. Oliva minnll7 448 70 143 .319 , balu7 436 93 137 .314 Kaline Dellol 356 68 111 .312 Powell Ball 13 400 70 119 .298 Wgner clevl08 378 58 110.291 Richt Cal 88 317 48 92 .290 Berry Chi 103 293 37 85 .290 , Ball 19 474 79 137 .289 Mantle by 99 314 37 90 .287 Vonte washll6 408 62 115 .282 Home runs National league Aaron braves 33 Mays giants 29 american league f. Robinson orioles 37 Powell orioles 3l, Mincher drove in two runs apiece As Perry raised his record to 7-5, besting Dean Chance who lost his 15th game against eight triumphs. Bert Campaneria scored All four Kansas City runs coming Home twice on errors and once each on a wild pitch and a passed Ball. Campaneria collected four of the a a six hits. Blue Moon Odom hurled 6 2-3 innings allowing five hits and evening his slate at 2-2. Jack Aker finished up limiting Chicago to one hit. By Curt Block up sports writer four More Strong years could make Willie Mays the most prolific Home run hitter of All time. That show Long ifs taken him to hit his last 180 homers and that a the number he needs to reach babe Ruth a magic 714 figure. The san Francisco slugger tied Jimmy Foxx for second place in career Home runs tuesday night when he belted his 29th of 1966 and the 534th of his major league lifetime while leading the giants to a 3-1 Victory Over the St. Louis cardinals. It took almost four seasons to the Day for Willie to collect his last 180 homers and whether he can squeeze out four More equally productive years is something Only Mays can determine. But the guessing is that the closer he gets to 700 the More hell be pushing himself. No. 354 534 minus 180 came on aug. 19, 1962 against the los Angeles dodgers Lethander Johnny Podres. Mays hit 14 More that year and followed with seasons of 38, 47 and 52, his major league High in 1965. The big difference is that Mays is now 35 years old going on 39 instead of 31 going on 35. Still Willie in t planning on any retirement parties. He signed a two year contract at $100,000 plus last Winter so hell definitely be around at least for 1967. Mays feat overshadowed another stick out pitching Job by Gaylord Perry. The 6-foot-4 right hander won his 19th game tying Sandy Koufax for the most victories this season. Perry allowed Only six hits fanned four and did no to walk a Man while boosting his record to 19-2. In other National league action los Angeles blanked Cincinnati 2-0, Pittsburgh shut out new York 3-0 in a rain abbreviated game Philadelphia Defeated Chicago 5-3, and Atlanta beat Houston 4-2. Mays Homer off Cardinal lefty Al Jackson landed 400 feet from Home plate Over the right Center Field Fence and turned out to be the winning run. The giants tallied an unearned Marker in the second inning and added an insurance run on Willie Mccovey a 24th Homer in the seventh. Dodger Rookie Don Sutton 10-11 gave Cincinnati Only two hits and Tommy Davis singled Home both los Angeles runs in the first inning. Willie Davis led off with a triple and Jim Gilliam followed with a walk before Tommy brought them both Home. Sutton did not allow a hit until John Edwards singled in the sixth and was in command All the Way. He fanned eight and walked Only one while besting red Southpaw Joe Nuxhall who is 17 years older than Sutton. The to victories Are the most for a dodger Rookie since the team moved West in 1958. Tommie Sisk held the mets to two singles in a game halted by rain with the pirates batting in the seventh inning. First place Pittsburgh scored in the third on singles by Sisk Gene Alley and Roberto Clemente and again in the fourth on a pair of walks and Siskus run producing hit. They added an extra run in the seventh and even though the mets did not get to Bat the run stands. Chicago Relief Pitcher Ferguson Jenkins forced in two runs with bases loaded walks in the eighth inning to hand Philadelphia its win. Tony Gonzalez opened the eighth with a double and after an intentional pass to Bill White Jenkins walked Clay Dalrymple to fill the bases and Dick Groat and Pinch hitter Doug Clemens to push across the winning runs. Larry Jackson a former cub gave up seven hits and struck out seven to win his 12th game in 23 decisions. Hank Aaron the National leagues top rib Man drove in his 92nd with a single that scored Felipe Alou who had doubled with what proved to be the deciding run As Atlanta topped Houston. The braves scored two unearned runs in the second and tallied their fourth run in the sixth on Mack Jones double. Dick Kelley 3-2 got the win although he required bullpen help from Ted Abernathy when the astros rallied in the eighth. Billie Jean King wins in first round Dorset singles laurels won by 14-year-old Dorset a teen age excitement reached a High Point sunday at the Dorset Field club s member Tennis tournament when 14-year-old Michael Chadwick won the men s singles championship. Chadwick Only five feet three inches tall wrested the match from Sig Buchmayer 4-6, 6-2, 6-1. Son of mrs. Rodman Seville of Bondville Chadwick lives in Texas where he is one of the top four ranked players in his age group. He recently played in the Jim red sox Short on infielders Boston up a the Boston red sox Are really feeling the loss of Rico Petrocelli. And manager Billy Herman admits his club is a looking every Day for somebody who can help us Over the current shortage of infielders. Noting that Pitcher Darrell Brandon had thrown Well enough to retire six Baltimore batters in the ninth inning of tuesday nights loss Herman shorted at a question about removing the Young texan for a Relief Pitcher. A four of the first Guys up hit easy ground balls. But we retire them. Take Brandon out there were two or three other Guys id rather have taken out. He was doing the Best Job on the Field. A pitching Isnit everything. You be got to be Able to catch the Ball and make the play Tor National championships in Michigan. Opponent Buchmeyer formerly a member of the no. I University of Colorado doubles team Defeated defending Champion Earl Matte of Glens Falls ., sunday morning with scores of 3-6, 7-5, 6-0. Chadwick was also Winner of the boys 16 and under tournament held two weeks ago at Dorset. It was indeed the Chadwick a Day. Michael a sister Nancy brought Home her share of winnings in the girls 18 and under tournament when she beat Barbara Benedict of Weston 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Valerie Crane of Manchester won the women s singles tournament when she stopped Georgia Carrington of Arlington with scores of 6-2, 6-1. Manchester mass. Up a Wimbledon Champion Billie Jean Moffett King is bidding to become the fourth woman in history to retire the prize Essex bowl. She got off on the right foot tuesday by defeating 18 year old Elena Subirats of Mexico City 7-5, 6-2, in the first round of the ladies invitational Tennis tournament at the Essex county club. Mrs. King who has won the tourney the past two years will retire the bowl if she duplicates the feat again this week. Only three women have managed to bowls in the 39-of the tournament retire Essex year history a Alice Marble Helen wills and Margaret Osborne Dupont. Billie Jean top seeded for this years play blazed from behind tuesday after service troubles nearly Cost her the first set. She double faulted four times in her first two service turns and was trailing 3-5 before she took command to pull out the first set Victory. She whipped easily through the second winning the first three games and 14 of the first 16 Points. Karl Mildenberger trains in Earnest Frankfurt Germany up a some observers claim its a waste of time but Karl Mildenberger has started serious training for his sept. To world heavyweight title fight. Packers test cardinals in Friday exhibition game St. Louis up a Charley Winner and the St. Louis football cardinals get in the spotlight again on Friday but this time it will be a screen test to see if the Beauty Isnit just skin deep. Winner new head coach of the cardinals will Lead the big red against his former teammates and coaching compatriots a the Baltimore Colts in a nationally televised nil exhibition game at Busch memorial stadium in St. Louis. With two pre season victories Hinsdale entries under his Belt Winner faces the toughest assignment of his first year As a head coach that of making believers out of sceptics. The cardinals eased to a 28-14 win Over the Detroit Lions last week and had relatively Little trouble in grounding the Atlanta Falcons 20-10, the week before. But the Colts also with a pair of pre season victories the impressive kind Are out to Wash off some of the big reds shining surface. A the Colts Are always a Tough team a Winner says a and this will be a big one for Mildenberger will get a shot at Cassius Clay on that Date in clays third title defense in the last four months and like Britain a Henry Cooper and Brian London before him Mildenberger is a heavy underdog against the fast moving Champion. But Mildenberger seems intent on giving it his Best and staggered american sparring partner Tommie Sims tuesday with heavy body punches in his first session. Sims of Stockton Calif., tried to quit after two lefts almost knocked him Down in the second round. But after a Brief argument with Mildenberger a manager Bruno Mueller Sims continued for another round. Squad Cut Peekskill . Up a the new York jets fourth round draft choices for 1965 and 1966, flanker Bob Schweickert of Vii and Center Jim Waskiewicz of Wichita were dropped from the squad tuesday. Wednesday August 17, 1966 first�?trot�?$500 1. Call me mister a Gilman 2. Jerseytown a Stewart 3. Gay Duke a Burgess 4. Physician 5. Shady Dale flutter a Houle 6. Rhapsody is a a Wilsey 7. Virgie a Faber a Beckwith 8. Dewey a pal a Bishop a seder song a Gilman lord and master a Kane my it a discount department store Yoti Rusf Purchase second�?pace�?$500 1. Nubbin mite a Andersen 2. Hasty Gold a Cassidy 3. Grand who Houle 4. Song Byrd a Huffman 5. Fingo s boy a Kane 6. Pleasant time a Marshall 7. Express Way a Gilman 8. 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