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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - August 31, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8 a Bennington Banner wednesday August 31, 1966 Sandy sarm remains a mystery after dodgers loss to new York by Fred Mcmane up sports writer in my Elbow i just get the curve Ball Over the plate. Its no disgrace to lose to the Sandy Koufax will never steal mets it u they weren to a big a Page from ring Lardner no league team they be matter How rough the going gets. The dodgers Ace Southpaw was shelled from the Mound in the third inning by the new York mets tuesday night As los Angeles dropped a 10-4 decision and while members of the press Box swore Koufax was wincing every time he threw the Ball the Classy lefty refused to be an a Alibi Koufax upon whose arthritic left Arm hinge the Pennant Hopes of the dodgers has been having some trouble with his Arm the past few weeks but he refused to use that excuse for his poor showing against the mets. A i was just Plain awful a a disappointed Koufax said alter the mets had beaten him for Only the second time in their five year career. A i had no pain despite Koufax insistence that his Elbow was Okay there were some writers who were sceptical while believing that the dodger lefty was keeping his troubles to himself so As not to upset the teams morale. In other National league action san Francisco topped Philadelphia 7-1, Pittsburgh beat Houston 8-2, Cincinnati Defeated St. Louis 6-4 and Chicago downed Atlanta 5-3. Pittsburgh exploded for five runs in the fourth inning to break open their game with the astros. The pirates who got 16 hits banged out six in the fourth inning and tagged Dave Giusti with his Lith loss. Woody Fryman got credit for his Lith Victory although he needed help from Pete Mikkelsen in the eighth. Matty Alou Roberto Clemente Willie Stargell and Bill Mazeroski each had three hits for the pirates. Pete Rose hit two homers and Deron Johnson blasted a Solo Homer As the reds extended their winning Streak to seven games. Sammy Ellis with Relief help from Billy Mccool in the last 2 1-3 innings notched his Lith Victory while Al Jackson suffered his 12th loss. Charlie Smith homered for the cardinals. Ernie Banks blasted a three run Homer and Rookie Southpaw Ken Holtzman scattered nine hits As the last place cubs beat the braves for the 10th time in 15 meetings. Holtzman now 8-12, lost his shutout in the seventh inning when Hank Aaron hit his 36th Homer with two mates aboard. Aarons blast gave him 102 runs batted in for the year marking the eighth time in his career he has passed the Century Mark in a big a. Joey Jay was the loser. Odom a win cheers Birds Bennington Horseshoe club plans annual tournament the Bennington Horseshoe club will hold its second annual Horseshoe tournament sunday sept. La at the courts at memorial Park. The first tournament held last year was a big Success the club reports and it Hopes that this years will be bigger and better. Thursday evening at the courts a meeting will be held to sign up players and to put the courts into top playing condition. Waterfowl season set in n. Y. Albany . A waterfowl Hunters in upstate new York will have a straight 55 Day gunning season on ducks and Coots the new York state conservation department announced on tuesday. With the exception of a Small area along Lake Champlain upstate shooters will have from oct. 15-dec. 8 for ducks and Coots. A straight 70-Day season for geese and Brant will run from oct. 15 to dec. 23. In addition a special season for Scalp and ring neck Only will be held dec. 24 to Jan. 7. The Lake Champlain season which under Federal regulation must coincide with Hunting dates in Vermont will run a straight 55 Days on ducks and Coots from oct. 8 to dec. I. A straight 70-Day season for geese and Brant will be held oct. 8 to dec. 16. Football prospects players who pitched last year or who have established an official ringer percentage will not have to qualify but new players will be required to do so. Qualifying play will take place next tuesday and thursday sept. 6 and 8, from 6 15 . To dusk. Ringer percentages established at this time will determine the class each player will be in. Anyone wishing More informal Tion or who wishes to sign up for the tourney May do so by contacting Fred Butler Ted Sausville or Leonard Farrington. These three men members of the National Horseshoe pitchers association will run the tournament. Flay trains in Germany Frankfurt Germany up a heavyweight Champion Cassius Clay was scheduled to resume training at a Frankfurt gymnasium today in preparation for his title fight against Karl Mildenberger of West Germany sept. To. Clay who arrived Here tuesday with an entourage of seven that included his Trainer Angelo Dundee and his Mother mrs. Odessa Clay refused to make any predictions on the outcome of the fight with Mildenberger. He did say though that since Mildenberger was a Southpaw he would have to change his style of fighting. By Curt Block up sports writer Blue Moon is on top of the world while Baltimore manager Hank Bauer is practically out of this world in his search for pitching help. The feeling of euphoria is really not so new to Blue Moon otherwise known As John Odom. The Kansas City right hander broke into the major leagues in spectacular fashion in 1964 with a two hit shutout of the orioles for his initial Triumph. But Odom who will celebrate his 20th birthday Early next month did himself one better tuesday when he stopped the new York Yankees 4-1 pm just one hit Roger Marisa first inning double. Meanwhile Bauers concern is entered around the top of the american league standings. The former Marine sergeant is counting pitchers hopping Over the bullpen Fence while trying to Ward Aff thoughts of a possible collapse. Bauer witnessed the monotonous sight again tuesday night As second place Detroit Defeated the front running Birds 5-4 to further reduce their advantage to iov2 games. It was Baltimore a fourth straight setback and eighth in their last la contests. The orioles rapped out to hits and got homers from both Robinsons but the Over worked pitching staff yielded roundtrip pers to Jim Northrup Al Kaline and Norm Cash the last coming in the ninth inning and making the difference. For the 29th time in the last 30 games the Baltimore starter failed to go the distance. Since july 23, the Only Pitcher to finish for Bauer has been Dave Mcnally and even then Only twice. Computer wins Slot in dolphins defense by Charles s. Aldinger Miami up a the Miami dolphins Rich fledgling of the american football league will toss a 19,000-Pound defensive specialist into each game this year. Nope it Isnit a thundering Herd of Buffalo. Its the 7040 computer part of George Wilson a no nonsense football. Wilson highly successful in his years in the National football league is pioneering the computer method of setting up defences in the Al. With More than a million dollars in Talent working for him including $300,000 Quarter Back Rick Norton of Kentucky and the computer to set up the defences Wilson says the dolphins will give someone trouble this season. A the Dolphin coaches View films from the two previous games of their next opponent. Then they tabulate each offensive play and put it Down on paper. A the plays Are punched onto cards by computer specialists and gobbled up by the mechanical monster housed at the University of Miami. A the computer then spits out the answers i.e., where to put Guys like 229-Pound Veteran linebacker Wahoo Mcdaniel drafted from the new York protect High cars Kendall Gt-1 racing Oil get maximum Protection for your High performance engine whether you drive in traffic Turnpike or Competition. Gt-1 is refined from the richest 100% Pennsylvania crude Oil and reinforced with special additives. It permits higher rpm stops scuffing reduces Wear keeps engines cleaner won t foam. Kendall is the official Oil at Watkins Glen grand prix rate course. Ask for it at Williams amp Bugbee inc 945 e. Mein St. Bennington it. Jet Sand $250,000 Tennessee linebacker Frank Emanuel 6-3, 225 to Stop the offence. If you have any doubts let it be noted that Wilson was an assistant coach with the Washington redskins who were second defensively in the nil last year after using the computer. They were seventh in defense the year before. Recruiter Joe Thomas hired by comedian Danny Thomas and his Rich pals who form the Miami dolphins ltd., did no to spare the pocketbook in gathering top rookies and Al veterans in the expansion draft. The offence As tossed together units Are May take a while to Click but the material is there. Norton looks like the starter at quarterback backed up by George Wilson jr., from Xavier the coaches son who also punts. Fullback Billy Joe the leagues second leading ground gainer with the Buffalo Bills in 1965, will toss his 236-pounds at opposing linemen along with speedy Sam Price an expensive piece of property from the University of Illinois. A fall of the teams in the league have at least two years on us a says Wilson who set an enviable record of excellence in his to years As head coach of the Detroit Lions. A but when we get going Good nobody a going to run us off the Eddie Watt 9-5 was the most recent victim lasting Only 4 1-3 innings and giving up eight hits. Earl Wilson the Detroit starter fared far better a winning his seventh straight decision for an Overall 16-9 Mark. In other . Play Minnesota beat Washington 3-1, Cleveland stopped Chicago 6-2, and Boston edged California 7-6. Third place Minnesota i2v2 games Back used a two run single by Jimmie Hall and Jim Merritts five hit pitching to beat Washington. Hall cracked his bases loaded game winning hit in the sixth inning after losing Pitcher Jim Hannan gave up a double to Russ Nixon and walks to Merritt and Cesar Tovar. Fred Valantine a 14th Homer was the senators Only run. Max Alves hit a two run Homer and Larry Brown laced a two run single As Cleveland moved Back into fourth place ahead of Chicago. Tom Kelley pitched six shutout innings to win his fourth game in la decisions after tribe starter Steve Hargan strained a muscle on his left Side in the fourth inning. Carl Yastrzemski smashed a two run Homer in Bostons five run sixth As the red sox overcame a 6-2 deficit. Paul Schaal and Jose Cardenal had California Home runs. Former Angel Dan Osinski was the Winner and Minnie Rojas took the loss. Doldrums buc passer out of sweepstakes defender a Cigar smoking 23-year-old Bob Murphy appears with a smile in the locker room of the Merlon Golf club in Ardmore a. Tuesday. He began the defense of his 1965 . Amateur Golf title today against a Field of 150. Up Murphy opens defense of . Amateur title Ardmore a. Up a a once promising Scholastic baseball Pitcher who used to a throw Golf balls when he was angry today opened defense of the . Amateur Golf Champion ship he won last year on his first try. Bob Murphy 23-year-old Cigar smoking collegian from Nichols fla., who turned to Golf four years ago when a shoulder separation received in a football game ended his plans for a major league baseball career Heads the Field of 150 which teed off today in the 66th . Amateur Golf tournament at Merlon Golf club. Murphy who now a throws cigars instead of clubs to relieve the pressure a won last years title by one stroke Over Bob Dickson of Muskogee okla., at the Southern Hills country club in Tulsa. Dickson who was penalized four strokes last year for an extra club that inadvertently was placed in his bag is Back to try to avenge the heartbreaking loss. Other top contenders in the International Field included 18-year-old Bobby Cole the current British Amateur Champion from South Africa Deane Beman 28, Bethesda md., two time . Amateur Champion Bill Campbell of Huntington w. Va., the 1964 titlist Jim Grant 24, of Wethersfield conn., Low Amateur in the 1966 masters and Edgar m. Tutwiler jr., 47, Indianapolis ind., runner up in 1964. Salem . Up a the $250,000 added new Hampshire sweepstakes classic was a wide open horse race today following withdrawal from the Field of buc passer the million Dollar 3-year old who developed a bad Case of doldrums in workouts at Rockingham Park. With the sidelining of Ogden Phipps sensation the role of probable favorite in the worlds richest race for 3-year Olds passed to King ranches ruffle. But Jolly Jet and a Beroid were in close Contention. Trainer Eddie Neloy announced Buck passer a withdrawal tuesday after huddling with jockey Braulio Baeza. Baeza had just put the great horse through another Digap Best horse in the world Mays Landing . Up a Ogden Phipps buc passer the three year old millionaire is the Best horse in the world in the opinion of Atlantic City racing Secretary Kenneth h. Lennox. Lennox after judging 109 horses who have been campaigning this year in North America England Ireland and Argentina gave the Honor to buc passer in assigning weights for the 14th running of the invitational $100,000 United nations Handicap at Atlantic City on sept. 15. Buc passer was assigned 128 pounds seven Over scale for a horse of his age for the i 3-16 mile race to be run Over a turf course. Raymond guests Tom Rolfe also was assigned 128 pounds for a race which has produced eight National grass course champions in recent years. But that was Only two pounds Over scale for a 4-year-old. Pointing workout in which Buck passer was beaten by sparring mate vocalist. A much As we hate to pass up this $180,000 estimated winners share a Neloy said a it looks like the Best course to Baeza said the horse would not respond despite the lightning fast track. A when right you done to have to urge him to run once he sees a horse in front of him a Baeza said. A a he a just not himself right Neloy seemed worried but pointed out the horse was in perfect health and had no injuries. A maybe the climate does no to agree with him or maybe he has taken a dislike to the racing strip which is a real Good one i done to know a Neloy said. Neloy planned to ship Buck passer and two other horses to Belmont. Buc passer recently became the first 3-year-old Ever to win $1 million when he captured the travers stakes. Ruffle was second to Buck passer by a head in the Brooklyn Handicap and ran third to the millionaire in the travers. Jolly Jet was co Winner of the first sweeps this year while a Beroid won the Belmont stakes. Exhibitionist is also regarded As a Good bet. Sense of rhythm who tied Jolly Jet in the first sweeps race is a probable starter As Are rehabilitate deck hand and federalist boy. Former resident lands big Nashua . A a 12-Pound, 1-ounce Salmon caught recently by c. A a Dick Sausville was the largest caught in the state since the record 18-Pounder was landed in 1942. Sausville son of or. And mrs. Charles Sausville of 128 Beech St. In Bennington took the fish on Lake Winni Nesaukee with a Wobbler on six Pound line. Carling favorite Billy Casper disappointed with practice rounds new York Wrand jury begins harness probe new York up a a grand jury investigation concerning the possible fixing of horse races at three new York state harness tracks was scheduled to get under Way today. John Dailey assistant counsel of the new York state harness racing commission was to be the first witness. The scope of the hearings was reduced tuesday when Brooklyn dist. Atty. Aaron Koota said the investigation of alleged track fixes at Yonkers Roosevelt and Monticello raceways will be confined to Brooklyn. Koota made this announcement after meeting with three other District attorneys William Cahn of Nassau Leonard Rubenfeld of Westchester and Robert c. Williams of Sullivan. Closed hearings at Hinsdale Concord . Up a atty. Gen. George Pappagianis planned to begin a closed hearing Here today into alleged fixing of harness races at Hinsdale raceway. Public hearings originally were scheduled in the alleged fixing scheme which has resulted in the suspensions of 15 Drivers. But Pappagianis said tuesday doors would be closed. A a it a closed because they attorneys for several Drivers have asked for it a he said. A a it a closed. thirteen of the 15 Drivers have appealed their suspensions. The first eight had their drive the three counties House the tracks involved. A i have acquainted my colleagues with the general nature of our investigation a Koota said a but i have turned Over no evidence of crimes to any of the other District close to 60 subpoenas were issued to harness Drivers trainers owners track officials and known gamblers. Although it has been reported that six members of the Profaci gang had been subpoenaed Koota declined to comment on reports that wiretap evidence linking Cosa Nostra figures to the trotting races would be introduced to the jury. Robert a. Glasser chairman of the state harness racing commission warned Drivers who have been summoned that they face loss of their licenses if they refuse to sign waivers of immunity. Birkdale England up Billy Casper the . Open Champion and leading Money Winner on the i professional golfers association tour this year challenged the claim that he so the worlds Best Putter today before teeing off the 4-1 favorite in the $200,200 Carling world Golf championship. Casper who hacked his Way to an eight Over Par 81 during tuesdays practice round was disappointed with his performance Over the Par-73, 7,037-Yard Royal Burkdale course and criticized his putting As one of his major drawbacks. A i just done to understand How i got the reputation of being the worlds Best Putter a Casper said. A i wish i had a Dollar for every putt in be missed under three feet. It would have added $20,000 to $30,000 to my Casper who once weighed 200 pounds but has slimmed Down to a comfortable 165, said his putting touch has deserted him during the past few years. A the . Open was my Only Good spell with a Putter this season a he said. A i Haven to been three putting much but ifs almost always two solid putts on every Green. My taps just done to seem to go where i want them to any while Casper struggled during tuesdays practice an unheralded britishers named Tony Jacklyn added his qualifications to the list of favourites by turning in a Brilliant 10-under-Par 63 which included an Eagle nine birdies and one bogey. The sizzling round was five shots better than the competitive course record set by the late Tony Lerna when he won the British open in 1964. Jackling a sudden emergence from nowhere has Given local fans a bit More interest in the tournament. 1960 Heisman Winner Cut by patriots baseball standings Andover mass. Up a Joe Bellono who tried to break into professional football after spending four prime years in the Navy has been Cut by the Boston patriots. The american football league club asked waivers on the former Heisman trophy Winner tuesday thus ending Bel Lino a two year struggle to recover the playing brilliance he displayed for the . Naval Academy in 1960. Bellino now 28, was released from the Navy in july 1965, after serving four years. Injuries plagued the 5-foot-8 american and he saw Only limited action As a halfback and Fla Kerback. He reportedly had signed a two year no Cut contract with the patriots last year. However patriots coach Mike Holovak said recently a no Cut contract would not guarantee a player a place on the roster if his play did not justify it. He said the club would buy up the contract of such a player and release him. The patriots also asked waivers tuesday on second year defensive tackle George Pyne and Rookie defensive end Dennis Golden. The cuts reduced the roster to 40 players the maximum allowed under Al rules for the sept. To opener against san Diego. Al league w. L. Pct go 77 55 .583 a a a 77 55 .583 a a a 74 56 .569 2 70 64 .522 8 67 65 .508 to 67 65 .508 to 62 68 .477 14 61 71 .462 16 58 75 .436 191/2 46 85 .351 301/2 san fran Pitts. . Philadelphia St. Louis Cincinnati Atlanta Houston new York Chicago tuesdays results new York to los a. 4, night san fran 7 Phila. I night ing privileges lifted aug. 8 be Pittsburgh 8 Houston 2, night cause of what the state racing commission said was a a a questionable race july 30. Seven More were suspended aug. 13 in connection with races june 25 and july 9. Last week licenses of another Driver and four grooms were revoked after alleged doping equipment was seized aug. 19. / / / / / / s ass Cincinnati 6 St. Louis 4, night Chicago 5 Atlanta 3, night american league Baltimore Detroit Minnesota Cleveland Chicago Calif. New York Washington Boston Kansas City tuesdays results Kansas City 4 new York i Minnesota 3 Washington i Detroit 5 Baltimore 4, night Cleveland 6 Chicago 2, night Boston 7 California 6, night w. L. 82 49 .626 a a t 71 59 .546 101/2 71 63 .530 121/2 69 64 .519 14 69 65 .515 14 /2 66 66 .500 161/s 60 73 .451 23 61 75 .449 231/2 60 77 .438 25 8 76 .433 251/2 f to your Horth Adams t discount department Sto you must save on every Purcha d a Choice Beff cube steaks n 99c top round steaks la $1.09 fully cooked colonial Ham la 89c Salem s Market 831 main St. A for your travel needs consult Rosasco a travel Agency inc. A a Over 75 years of unexcelled travel services everything pertaining to travel in Bennington use our Specia Telephone serv at no Cost to you. Ask the operator for Enterprise 6859. Outside of Bennington Call 663-3864 or 663-3018 Phoenix professional building 24 state Street North Adams mass. 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