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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 20, 1965, Bennington, Vermont 8-Hennington Banner Friday August 20, 1965elks, co i Quot lit 4-4 Battle Iii interstate league game continued from seventh inning tonight at alumni Cyous second scorer a Scott Racicot Pitcher for the co crosses Home plate on a passed Ball in the second inning of the elks co contest thursday night. The to titans of the interstate league battled to a 4-4 tie before the game was called on darkness. The game will be played tonight at 6 at the alumni Field starring from the seventh inning. Hassenpflug Maloney hurls second shut out As reds slip by cubs 1-0 by Jok ukr in up sports writer they say history repeats itself but no one not even Jim Maloney believed history repeated so soon. History in this Case was represented by a rare baseball situation that never before had confronted a Pitcher More than once in a lifetime. For the second time within two months Maloney pitched nine innings of hit less Ball to no decision thursday when his Cincinnati red teammates failed to score in regulation time against the Chicago cubs. The memory of the first occurrence Back on june 14 versus the new York mets was All too Clear in the mind of the 25 year old right hander. He had gone on to pitch another inning of witless Ball against the mets but lost his masterpiece and the game in the Lith let us estimate the Cost of installing a new heating Plant in your Home or business h. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 main St. Bennington it. Dial 26324 automated . Ripper buying Boner super duper Market depot Street Bennington it. Compare All others and you la buy color to Williams opposite old soldiers Home phone2-6858 Vive la difference Mutual savings Banks differ from regular Banks. I heir a Traison do etre is to encourage the habit of Thrift. 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A i got to the end of the ninth inning Quot Maloney said moments after his repeat performance Quot and i had a no hitter again and i thought to myself i Hope i dont face the same situation Quot but shortstop Leo Cardenas who laughs in the face of history altered the ending with a Homer in the 10th inning that smacked the left Field foul pole a i thought to myself Quot said Maloney the fire Balling irishman Quot now we be got a run now i la see what i can Quot All Maloney could do of course was retire the Side in the 10th without a hit for a 1-0 Cincinnati Victory and a secure place in baseball s records books. Maloney a ambitions done to Stop there however. Quot i pitched a one hitter in april a no hitter in june and a no hotter in August Quot he noted. Quot the next one in sequence should be in october and that should be the world despite Maloney a individual achievement however the reds did Little to further their world series ambitions As they dropped the second game of the Wrigley Field doubleheader to the cubs 5-4. The los Angeles dodgers regained the National league Lead with an 8-5 Victory Over the giants in 15 innings w Hile St. Louis edged Milwaukee 5-4. No other games were scheduled. Minnesota increased its american league bulge with an 8-3, 2-1 doubleheader sweep of Detroit. New York topped the los Angeles Angels 3-1 and Boston upset Baltimore 11-3 in other Al action. Maloney who said he Quot was not As Sharp Quot As in his no hit loss to the mets during which he struck out 18 batters battled wildness throughout the two hour 51-minute contest against Chicago. He walked to batters hit one and threw 187 pitches in gaining his 14th Victory of the year against six losses. Although he struck out 12, the Fresno calif., native was in trouble throughout the game and loaded the bases in the ninth before he got Don Landrum on a pop up. He started shakily in the 10th when he walked Doug Clemens but Billy Williams flied to left and Ernie Banks bounced into a double play on a curve Ball. Only two balls were hit out of the infield against the overpowering strikeout artist. Chicago ran its scoreless string to 17 innings before Williams clouded a three run Homer off Joey Jay in the eighth inning of the Nightcap to Cut the by Bill Hassenpflug the elks and the co perennial Quot Tough boys Quot of the interstate league demonstrated again thursday night just How evenly matched the two squads Are As they battled each other to a 4-4 tie in the last regularly scheduled ballgame of the season. The contest lasted six full innings and will be continued tonight at 6 at the alumni Field from the seventh inning according to a Mutual agreement made by elks manager eve Chaffin and co manager Ray Lebar Ron. Both squads wanted the win last night for several reasons. One of course is because of the Strong rivalry being the two Bennington teams in the league. Another is that if the elks win the game they still can they will be the league champs again this year. If the co can pull out with a win they la tie up the league with the elks and Force a inter City playoff that will go three games. The contest had to played at North Bennington last night because of several water filled areas along the base paths at the alumni Field which just refused to dry out even after the water was channelled off Gas was used in an attempt to Quot Burn Quot it off and loads of dirt were dumped. Co was the Home team and the squad that was to score first in the contest As they brought two men Home in the second inning on their Only two hits of the ballgame. Jay Moore began the Bottom part of the second with a single for the co followed by Scott Racicot who unleashed a double to left Field. Moore tallied on Racicot s two Bagger for the first run while Racicot came the rest of the Way Home on passed balls. In the third inning the elks increased their Lead to 3-0 with Steve Rice walking stealing second and scoring on two passed balls. Now the elks were getting a Little worried As the pressure continued to mount. But the elks have been known All season for their big bats which weren t about to fail them in this contest. A triple two doubles a single and a sacrifice flout in the top of the fourth put the elks out in front for the first time 4-3. Tim Racicot batting against his brother Scott who was on the Mound for the co led the inning off with a clean double to left Field. Racicot was followed by elks chucker Jerry Jepson who received a single Ai a ground Ball that bounced off the Mound. Jim Shoemaker loaded up the bases with a fielders Choice As the co tried to get Racicot at third. A sacrifice Fly out to left Field by Chris Christie tallied the first run for the elks while Beejay Woodard blasted a triple deep to Center Field to tie up the ballgame. Greg Croff the Lead off Batter doubled in Tommy Flynn for the tie breaking run. Flynn took Woodard s spot on third As a runner. Co was now trying desperately to get a run but could do nothing for two innings As Jepson hurled the Ball with As much Kuula Grant Chuck twins Over i i Quot ers 2-1, 8-3 United Presa International Jim Kaat and Jim Grant have been fighting losing Battles All season against the occupational hazards of the pitching profession and All the while leading the Minnesota twins to the american league Pennant. Kaat the strapping 26-year-old Southpaw has had trouble for much of the season with tendonitis in his forearm and Grant in addition to a Case of tendonitis in his Knees has been throwing Gopher balls at an alarming rate. Both pitchers however have triumphed Over adversity to such an extent that they each Are experiencing their finest season in the major leagues and anchoring the injury riddled Minnesota staff. Kaat who missed Only one turn during the worst siege of the injury and occasionally made extra appearances to alleviate the twin pitching shortage earned his 12th Victory of the season thursday in the second game of a crucial double header with the Detroit tigers 2-1 after Grant had gone All the Way to win the opener 8-3. The Victory for Grant was his 16th, the tops in the Al and his Best total in an eight year major league career. What makes it All the More remarkable is that Grant allowed two More Home runs for a total of reds Lead to 4-3 and Landrum pulled the game out for the cubs with a two out two run Homer off Bill Mccool in the ninth. Lou Johnson broke up a 5-5 deadlock that had existed since the ninth inning with a two run Homer in the 15th and John Roseboro singled Home an insurance run in he same Frame to provide the dodgers with their winning margin. Tom Haller had socked a dramatic two run Homer off dodger starter Don Drysdale in the Bottom of the ninth to Send the game into overtime. The cardinals took advantage of four Milwaukee errors and weathered a Homer seige by the braves to halt their winning Streak at six games. 29, the second highest total in the majors. Elsewhere in the american league the Boston red sox blasted the Baltimore orioles 11-3 and the Yankees edged the Angels 3-1. No other games were scheduled in the Junior circuit. Jim Maloney of the Cincinnati reds pitched the first no hotter of the season As he hand cuffed the cubs 1-0 in a 10-Innlng first game Victory before Chicago rallied to take the Nightcap 5-4. Los Angeles scored three runs in the 15th inning to defeat the giants 8-5 and regain first place and the cardinals nudged the braves 5-4 in the Only other National league action. Grant a retread acquired from the Cleveland indians last year who since has developed a winning curve Ball served up homers to Norm Cash in the filth and Don Dometer in the ninth but he had More than enough batting support from Don Wincher and Rich Rollins who crashed successive homers in the third inning for four runs. Tiger Star Al Kallner suffered a torn rib cartilage in the first stanza of the first game when he attempted a diving catch of Earl Battey a double and is expected to be out for three or four Days. Detroit also lost its hold on second place falling into a three Way tie for third nine games off the twins Pace. Rookie Pitcher Jim Lonborg pitched and batted the red sox to their Victory. The tall right hander doubled Home the two decisive runs in Bostons tie breaking three run rally in the fourth Frame and pitched his Way out of a bases loaded Jam in the ninth for his eighth win. Mel Stottlemyre continued to dog Grant for the Al Lead in victories by earning his 15th Triumph of the season with an eight hit Effort against the Angels. It marked Stottlemyre s 13th Complete game tops in the league. Clete Boyer led off the seventh inning with a Homer that broke a 1-1 tie and insured the Victory. Can be found around and fanned six batters Speed As this area in a Row. The co however found their Chance As darkness began at the North Bennington Field. Steve Rice Drew a walk As the first Batter in the Bottom of the sixth but was thrown out at second base when Rick Bartholdi reached on a fielders Choice. A passed Ball and a wild pitch brought Bartholdi to third. Co manager Ray Lebarron called for a Quot suicide play Quot in which the runner on third goes Down the line As the Ball is pitched and the Batter has the responsibility of hitting the Ball fair allowing the runner to score. Jay Moore was the Batter and he did hit it fair but expert Fielding by Jepson allowed the elks Pitcher to tag the runner out before Bartholdi reached the plate. Moore was now on first v Ith two outs and the night was get Ting Darker and Darker. A passed Ball and wild pitch put Moore into scoring position. Another passed Ball gave Moore the Chance he and the co had been waiting for and he crossed the plate with the tying run. Moments later Jepson fanned his 14th Man to end the inning. It was at this Point that the game was called on darkness. Elks Croff is of r. Christie c Hart of a Racicot 3b j Epson p Shoemaker 2b a c. Christie la Woodard of Flynn of Mears of Raetz 2b totals Bartholdi 3b Moore c Racicot p d. Lacroix is Tomasi of of Durocher la Lebarron of of Scanlon of totals elks co too 021 2 0 0 3 2 i 2 i i 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 20 4 a 400 a 4 Ooi a 4 is co Ottaviano Rice 2b of a r h 4 0 2 2 0 0 3 0 1 2 i 1 3 i 1 3 i 2 3 0 0 2 0 1 i i 0 3 0 0 i 0 0 27 4 8 3 0 0 i i 0 i a i in triples elks Woodard doubles elks a Croff 2s. Racicot Ico a t. Racicot i elks Pitcher Jepson strike outs 14 walks four he none co Pitcher s. Racicot strike outs five walks two he none his a elks a c. Christie Woodard 2croff i. Co a t. Racicot a sacrifices elks a c. Christie rained out will be Bun today by Dick Dew Sutton mass. Up a it Hadnot rained really hard in Central Massachusetts for months. But when it did it drowned out the first round of the worlds richest Golf tournament. The deluge forced postponement until today of the first round in the $200,000 Carling world championship. And it was a bitter blow to Massachusetts Golf addicts who for years have pleaded for a regular place on the professional tournament schedule. The Rains came Down not once but twice during the first 18-Hole session of the 154-Man International tournament. The first storm soaked everyone but the second inundated the greens and completely washed out the 17th tee. Pea officials threw in the sponge after a one hour delay moving the 18 Hole tournament final from sunday to monday because wednesday s round must be completely replayed today. A championship playoff if necessary will be staged tuesday. Actually tournament sponsors made out pretty Well despite the washout. They announced there would be no Quot rain checks Quot for the 17,255 paid attendance and new tickets were being printed for monday. They based that decision on the fact that the huge galleries had already seen 127 entries Complete the rounds and the other 27 go at least half Way. Lanky George Archer 25, of Gilroy calif., was unquestionably the sorries to see the rain. His 67 score had led All others in the nearly completed round when pea officials invoked their washout Rule. Archer whose 65 had led the opening round of last years Carling tournament was trying for his third straight Early Lead today after wednesdays disappointment. The course was Quot not playable Quot according to pea tournament supervisor Jack Tuthill. Quot it would have been too late of we tried to repair he said special Crews would labor through the night to restore the course. The schedule change extended television coverage. Lbs said it would televise As planned on both saturday and sunday and in addition would do an hour of coverage from 5 to 6 . Edt on monday. While the rain soaked almost everyone involved in the International tournament it was a Boon to a few entries. Arnold Palmer for example had wiped from his record the double bogey seven he scored on the 6th Hole Enro Ute to an unimpressive 73. Jack Nicklaus said he got Quot my bad putting round out of my system Quot while carding a 72. Mop up duty a members of the elks and the co attempt to rid the first base line of a huge puddle of water in order to play Ball thursday night at the alumni Field. Their efforts were in vain however and the contest had to be played at North Bennington. Baseball standings Minnesota Chicago Baltimore Detroit Cleve. N. Y. . Wash. Boston . American league w. L. Pct. 77 67 67 67 67 62 54 52 44 41 44 51 52 52 52 61 66 69 75 76 go .636 .568 8v2 .563 9 .563 9 .563 9 .504 16 .450 221/2 .430 25 .370 .350 Phila. Pitts. St. L. Chicago Houston . 65 63 59 57 49 36 55 60 63 66 71 84 .542 .512 .488 .463 .408 .300 5 8i/2 ih/2 141/2 21 34 32 34 consult your electrician builder or Call your cd office Central Vermont Public service corp. Thursdays results new York 3, los Angeles i Minnesota 8, Detroit 3, 1st Minnesota 2, Detroit i 2nd Boston la Baltimore 3, night saturday games Cleveland at Washington Chicago at Kansas City Twilight. Minnesota at los Angeles night new York at Baltimore night Detroit at Boston night National league . 71 51 .582 Milf. 69 50 .580 1/2 . 67 50 .573 11/2 Cine. 66 53 .555 31/2 thursdays results Cincinnati i Chicago 0, 1st, to innings Chicago 5, Cincinnati 4, 2nd St. Louis 5, Milwaukee 4 los Angeles 8, san Francisco 5, 15 innings saturday s games Houston t Chicago at new York Cincin Atiat Philadelphia Milwaukee at Pittsburgh los Angeles at san Francisco Iii top 10 Philadelphia up a kicking specialist Sam Baker of the Philadelphia eagles entered the top to list of All time scores in the National football league in 1964. He is eighth with 586 Points. New selection Wall to Wall carpeting just arrived for Lull season Rumm furn tur co 5 19-529 main Street Mannington Vermont phone 2-5346 weekend special Haby beef liver with Fried onions $195 peppered Steak in casserole $195 co Vale to dinners Vermont restaurant North Street Bennington it

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