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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 30, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner Friday August 30, 1963 dodgers Wallop giants 20 wins for Sandy Koufax . Grabs important Lead in crucial four game set by the associated press Sandy Koufax who took san Francisco to the cleaners for his 20th Victory has sent red Patterson to the Barbers. Koufax three hit pitching and a 15-Hlt los Angeles attack that provided the most runs lavished on a dodger Pitcher in 45 games combined to give the National league leaders a 11-1 Victory Over second place san Francisco thursday night. By taking the opener of the four game series the dodgers dropped the defending Champion giants 6v2 games behind and into an almost impossible situation. If the dodgers win half of their remaining 30 games the giants must win 21 of 29 to finish in a tie for the Pennant. The dodger explosion coming after an eleven game drought also assured Patterson of a Long overdue haircut. The club s assistant general manager had vowed not to clip his locks until the dodgers scored four runs in one inning. In the third inning before a crowd of 54,978 a largest in the majors this season the dodgers trimmed the giants for five runs. While Koufax was posting his 20th Victory Dick Ellsworth won no. 19 As the Chicago cubs edged Philadelphia 2-1. The new York mets whipped Pittsburgh 7-4 in the Only other no game sched ruled. Koufax bringing his record to 20-5, allowed Only a single by Jim Davenport in the first a Homer by Orlando Cepeda in the second and a single by Jose Pagan in the fifth. Koufax struck out seven for a league leading total of 246 and allowed Only one walk. The giants started Bob Bolin. He lasted into the second inning when Billy Pierce 3-10, took Over. Ron fairly accounted for the first of his four runs batted in with a single in the first before the dodgers batted around in the five run third. Wally Moon s one out single got the dodgers started. Tommy Davis then doubled and both scored on a single by fairly. Frank Howard followed with his 23rd Homer. A double by Willie Davis and a single by Maury wills accounted for the final run of the outburst that put it away. Boston can beat . Wit Monbo on Mound Boston apr the puzzled voice at the other end of the office Telephone asked Quot did the red sox really beat the Yankees a a , Quot Are you sure the game is Over a yep folks it really happened yesterday at Yankee stadium. Final score Boston 4, new York 3. But it took the following ingredients to pull it off 1. Elston Howard probably the most reliable Catcher in the major leagues was charged with a passed Ball which permitted Eddie Bressoud to score the winning run. 2. Red sox Ace Bill Monbouquette got his 18th Victory of the season closing in on the magic 20-game Circle. He also became the first Pitcher to beat the yanks four times this season. 3. Boston first baseman Dick Stuart hit a two run Homer his 35th of the year. The american league Homer Leader thus be Indianapolis sprint cars race at Champlain Valley fair saturday Essex Junction a Indianapolis Type open cockpit sprint cars come to Essex Junction saturday afternoon for a thrill packed seven event program of championship big car races at the 42nd annual great Champlain Valley exposition. More than 20 top flight professional racing Drivers including Many champions will slug it out in blistering rubber burning Speed duels on the half mile Fairgrounds Oval on the championship card sanctioned by the United racing club largest big car organization in the East. Among Many headliners to be seen in action on the Speed card getting underway with warm and a practice period at 1 45 . Will be Earl Halaquist of Sidney ., and Bobby court Wright Butler . The defending co champions on the Urc circuit. Halaquist will drive a Chevrolet in the Competition for race cars powered by Stock engines while Courtwright will tool a thunderbird powered mount. Another Chevrolet which won last years 20-Lap Champlain Valley exposition championship feature race at the hands of the now retired Hank Rogers will be driven Here this year by Lou Johnson of Wilmington del., Urc Champion in 1955 and a come to Hinsdale raceway Hinsdale . Special double header August 31st exciting relaxing entertaining double header racing program saturday afternoon Gates open 12 noon daily double c loses 2 . Post time 2 15 saturday evening Post time 8 15 daily double loses 8 . 9 races in the afternoon. Races in the evening. See a full afternoon and evening of harness racing and enjoy a full course dinner at our air conditioned club House. Dining room opens at 1 30 . Came the fifth player in red sox history to reach the 35 Mark in a season. He also is the Only player Ever to hit 30 or More homers in each league. He had 35 with Pittsburgh in 1961. The outcome prevented the Pennant bound Yankees from sweeping the four game set. New York finished the seasons series leading Boston 12-6. The sox won Only two of nine appearances at Yankee stadium. Boston is Back Home tonight launching a weekend series against Washington with Rookie Bob Heffner 3-4 the pitching Choice. The Yankees Stan Williams and Monbo went into the ninth inning locked in a 3-3 standoff yesterday. Bressoud opened with a single and went to third As Russ Nixon came up with another single. With one out and the count 1-1 on Pinch hitter Dick Williams the latter squared off As if to bunt. The pitch was Low got away from Howard and Bressoud scampered Home. Sandy Koi fax 1963 Bennington Little league filial results Aud averages final standings eagles 14 4 .778 pol graphic 13 5 .722 display to 5 .667 Northeast 5 la .313 Moose 4 to .286 electronics 14 i .067 leading batters Steve Lebarron display 41 25 .622 John Woodward pol graphic 55 31 .563 Gregory Croff eagles 61 32 .524 Scot Racicot pol graphic 60 31 .516 George Bruneau electronics 30 14 .466 Home run leaders John Woodward pol graphic 4 Chris Christie Northeast 3 Scot Racicot pol graphic 2 Bill Leonard display 2 Gregory Croff eagles 2 Dick Cutler eagles 2 Frau Maynard display i Robin Outwater eagles i repeater for the Crown in 1959. Courtwright finished a close second a year ago after leading the race for the first 17 laps with Halaquist finishing a close third. Also serious threats for top honors Here will be the sensational 23-year-old Jim Maguire of Brighton mass., who has won seven feature races so far this year and Chuck Yost of Elyria Ohio an invader from the High Banks of the Midwest who has captured four main events. Race director Sam Nunis of Reading pa., who is supervising Auto races at the Champlain Valley exposition for the 18th consecutive year has scheduled the first of three eight Lap qualifying heat races for 2 30 . Victors of the three heats will meet in a four Lap match race with a 10-Lap Consolation event also on tap on the Speed menu. Among other top flight chauffeurs shooting for a starting berth in the 20-Lap title race will be Don Gillette Brewerton . Cookie osterhout new Salem . Bernie Hart Camden . Dick mealy Trenton . Hack Laukitis Philadelphia a. Sal Moschella Pleasantville . Ronnie rough Nescopeck a. Bill Brown Denville . Eddie Gallione Schenectady . And Rod Albright Lorton va., and Many More. Fro football sets Busy labor Day weekend slate by the associated press Detroit a injury battered Lions and the Pittsburgh Steeles collide tonight in the Kickoff game of a Busy labor Day weekend of pro football exhibitions. The Lions and the Steeles meet at Detroit in a rematch of their Battle in last season s playoff bowl. Detroit won that game Between the National football leagues division runners up 17-10. In another nil game tonight the Dallas cowboys will take on san Francisco skinless 49ersat Bakersfield Calif. Four More matches Are on the nil schedule for saturday night. The Baltimore Colts with a perfect 3-0 pre season record meet the Washington redskins 0-2, at Norfolk a. Minnesota Svik Minnesota muscle mauls senators twins set three Home run Marks by the associated press even 225 Miles away ii Hodges must have Felt the Shock Waves. Hodges was Home in Brooklyn and the blasting went on in Washington where Minnesota s muscular twins creamed his senators for 12 homers among 35 assorted hits thursday for a runaway doubleheader sweep 14-2 and 10-1. By hitting eight homers in the opener the twins matched a single game major league record and by adding four More in the second game they picked up a pair of big league marks�?15 for three consecutive games and 17 for four. They collected five in their doubleheader split at Washington monday. Between the doubleheaders Hodges spent the two Days off in Brooklyn and was stuck there Denver open begins in tie round at amounts i s. Alumni sat inlay the Bennington High school football team will hold a scrimmage with the Benin alumni saturday at to . On the alumni Field Gridiron it was announced by head coach Art Gage. Lugs also 3-0, play the Philadelphia eagles 1-2, at Hershey a. The Cleveland Browns 1-2, meet the rams 1-2, at los Angeles and the St. Louis cardinals 1-1, and Chicago bears 2-1, tangle in the annual armed forces game at Chicago. All eight american football league teams also will be in action in the final tune for their regular season opening next week. On saturday the Houston oilers 2-2, and Kansas City chiefs 3-1, play at Wichita Kan. The Denver Broncos 2-2, and Buffalo bosons 2-1, Are at Winston Salem . And the Oakland raiders 3-1, meet the chargers 3-1, at san Diego. In a sunday game Between wingless clubs the Boston patriots 0-4, take on the new York jets 0-3, at new Brunswick . Rain outs in legion play Keene . Apr the rain delayed american legion Junior baseball world series will be resumed today weather permitting with two teams sure of elimination. Under the double elimination format the losers of the afternoon games a Greensboro ., is Omaha neb. And Somerville mass., is Evansville ind. A will be out. All four clubs have 1-1 records Here. In the Battle of titans under the lights tonight Long Beach Calif., and Memphis tenn., pit unbeaten records. Steady rain forced postponement of this same schedule of games yesterday. Any weigh you want Green Mountain Park is ready to open saturday night. A jockey William Nichols right greets a newcomer to the Pownal track jockey Lionel Lefebvre who has been Riding in new Jersey during the summer. Nichols will serve As clerk of Scales during the fall meeting and checked Lefebvre a weight at 110 pounds. When he got hit by a virus. The Washington manager still was confined to his Home when the senators got hit by the twins. Rookie left hander Gary Peters registered his Lith straight Victory and smacked a two run Hom Harmon Killebrew Denver apr Bill Johnston and Ken Venturi led the Field into the second round today of the $40,000 Denver open Golf tournament. Both stroked four under 66 in the opening round thursday. The Bulky Field of 145 pros will be Cut after today a second round to the Low 65 and ties for the final rounds saturday and sunday. Rex Baxter jr., Leader for the first two rounds last year was one stroke behind at 67 along with Bill Eggers Rea and Lionel Hebert. At 68 were Duff Lawrence Tommy Morrow Bob Duden Jacky Cupit Juan Rodrigues Mike Souchak Ron Funseth Bob Goetz and Dave Hill the 1961 Champion. Venturi who son the Way Back after a two year bout with Back trouble dropped a 45-foot putt on the first Hole to ignite his four under round. The Crystal River Fla., resident a top Money Winner until a pinched Back nerve crippled him two years ago boiled the last two holes to finish 30-36�?66. Johnston who Seldom ventures from his Phoenix ariz., Home course never strayed from the Fairway and hit All but one Green in carding 31-35�?66 Over the 6,774-Yard, 35-35�? 70 Denver country club course. Minor league All Star game there will be a game saturday at the Bennington Field Between the Bennington minor league All stars and the nor Shaft Arlington minor league All stars. Game time is 2 . Playing for the Bennington stars will be from a amp a j. Thompson g. Dunham v. Pierce and m. Rousseau from b amp a t. Fairly r. Harrington and c. Thurber from Fairdale farms t. Raetz from Sprague g. Comar e. Loveland l. Williams and r. Crawford from Sals c. Ryan and from Max Oil j. Allan. Lassie stakes could decide �?T63 Champion or for the Chicago White sox who clipped Cleveland 7-2 and stayed in ahead of the twins in their Battle for second place in the american league. Boston and Bill Monbouquette stopped new Yorkus front running Yankees scoring on Elston Howard s passed Ball in the ninth inning for a 4-3 decision. That left the yanks la games ahead of the White sox with the twins another one half game behind in third. In the Al s other game Hank Aguirre fired a two hitter and Al Kaline took Over the league batting Lead As the Detroit tigers rolled to their eighth straight Victory 6-1 Over the los Angeles Angels. Kansas City and Baltimore were Idle. Harmon Killebrew was Minnesota a biggest belter at Washington with three of the 12 homers while vie Power Jim Hall Anc Bernie Allen each had two. Bot Allison Rich Rollins and Zoilo Versalles added one apiece. The dozen was one shy of the it Ajo league High for two games. Lee Stange coasting behind j 20-hit offence was the op6nin game Winner. He held Washington scoreless until Ken Retzer bom ered with one on in the seventh Dwight Seibler a recent add Tiki to the twins staff gave up Only three hits in winning these on game. Fight results Miami Fla. A Tony Amma Relli 132, Pittsburgh stopped Joey Clements 129, los Angeles 4. San Jose Calif. A Doug Valliant 139, Cuba out pointed Luis Molina 139, san Jose to. But watch out for aussies Bill Talbert predicts . Davis cup Victory by the associated press it will be East is. West again saturday when saris song and Castle f Orbes and about to other 2-year-old fillies clash in the $100,000 added Arlington Lassie stakes a billed As the worlds richest race for juvenile misses. One of them could be the Champion of 1963. Saris song owned by j. Kel Houssels Las vegas nev., hotel Man won the Hollywood Lassie and earned rating As the top Young filly in the West. She then took the Princess stakes at Arlington Park aug. 14, and is the probable favorite in the 61 Furlong Lassie. The daughter of spy song Sari Omar has won five of nine starts and $52,150. Castle f Orbes is owned by the Wheatley stable of mrs. Henry Carnegie Phipps of new York. The filly Winner of the $111,320 sorority stakes at Monmouth Park july 27 in her last Start is named for an Irish Castle owned by mrs. Phipps sister. Castle Forbes a Bay daughter of Tulyar Longford has won four of eight races and $90,399.50. She is to be made a supplementary nominee at a fee of $15,000 for the Lassie. Willie Shoemaker will ride saris song with Bill Hartack aboard Castle f Orbes who will be an entry with another Wheatley filly bold Queen. Another entry will be a Amazon farms Royal bund and Road to Romance. If a dozen Start the Lassie will Gross $186,355 with $76,355 to the Winner. Forest Hills . Apr this should be Uncle same a year to win Back the Davis cup Bill Talbert predicted today but he warned that wed better watch out for that old australian Fox Harry hopman. Quot the Way Chuck Mckinley and Dennis Ralston Are playing we really should bring Back the cup a the former Captain added Quot but Well have to play it very smart and beat hopman at his own game. Quot Harry has a remarkable faculty for getting his boys up to a Peak at just the right moment. We must see to it that the same is done with Chuck and americans chances of recapturing the famous Silver bowl which has resided Down under for la of the last 13 years should be determined in the National Tennis championships opening formally today at the West Side club Mckinley the Wimbledon Winner is seeded no. I followed by Roy Emerson of Australia no. 2, and Ralston no. 3. Australians no. 2 player Ken Fletcher is seeded fifth. Emerson who already has won the australian and French titles and who was Champion Here in 1961, makes his debut today against Chauncey Steele Iii a 19 year old Harvard student fron Cambridge mass. Ralston 21 the Star of the recent zone matches against Mexico faces Waite Johnson Lith ranked Junior fron Hollywood Fla. Mckinley is Idle today opening his tournament Campaign Satur Day against Orlando Zuleta o Ecuador. Also on the sidelines Joi the first Day is Margaret Smith the Wimbledon Queen and lop seeded favorite from Australia who Drew an opening Bye. Ethes guess w ins at Hinsdale Ethel a guess owned by or. And mrs. . Roach of 256 North St., has had her second win in three weeks at Hinsdale raceway. She was driven by the couples son William Millard presently a provisional Driver who is working to Quality As a regular Driver. Ethel a guess also has two thirds to her credit during the same period. Bolton Lollette opens drills Wright cup at Williams Williamstown mass. A play in the 1963 new England Wright cup Tennis matches will Start saturday morning at the Williams College courts. I Orty eight boys and 24 girls aged 18 and under will participate in the regional tournament. The boys will play six singles matches and three doubles. Girls will play four singles matches and one doubles. Joseph h. Goddard or. Of Welk Sley mass., is chairman of the tournament which is operated under auspices of the new England Lawn Tennis association. Matches Start at 845 . Saturday and will conclude sunday afternoon. Newton mass. Apr Al America candidate Jack Concan non the nations fifth Best Yard age gainer last season Heads j group of 85 to 90 candidates what will meet with coach Jim Mille saturday to Start Boston col Leges pre season football drills Miller who had an 8-2 a orc in his first year at by has 22 Letterman returning including capt. Joe Lukis a senior enc from Walpole. There will be an afternoon Isril Munday with double session starting monday. The eagles have less than three weeks to prepare for their sept. 21 opener Asyra it Cuse. Quot we must rebuild a line depleted by extensive Graduato losses a says Miller. Aye la have an unusually Strong and powerful Backfield though led by a great quarterback in Concannon and a tremendous pass receiver in Junior end Jim farm supplies top dressing bulk spread Baler twine Whitman a feed store no. Bennington it. Dial 442-2851 Back to school sport Coats traditional Blazer in Navy Blue and Camel Tan. Express the student preference in spor Coats this season. Worn with tapered contrasting dress pants in Olive Brown Bankers Giava and charcoal. Blazer. Pants. Adams clothes shop a shoes too free parking in rear of store \

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