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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - July 15, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8-Rennington Banner Friday july 15, 1966 Bennett looks 9 but Boston loses Anaheim Calif. Up a the Boston red sox May eventually have the last laugh in that Dick a Stuart for Dennis Bennett Trade. A the red sox hoping to Bol Ster a weak Mound staff gave up hard hitting Stuart in october 1964 for Bennett a Classy Southpaw for the Philadelphia Phillies. On paper the Trade looked a Good. But when it came time for Spring training Dennis Bennett turned up with a sore Wing. Bennett was virtually of no a value to the red sox last year and three months ago people in the know were saying he was All through. Then he underwent shoulder surgery in april. Doctors said he would t pitch again this year. Thursday night Bennett returned to the Mound. Boston manager Billy Herman an. Bounced in Advance that five innings was the limit and that s All Bennett worked. It was a Lucky break for the California Angels. Bennett gave up just one hit during his five innings on the Mound and struck out five California batsmen. His Stellar debut helped take some of the sting out of the 10th inning loss suffered by the sox. California pushed across a run in the Bottom of the 10th to Edge by Boston 3-2. The loss was Only the second in the past la games for the red sox and with a sound Bennett Herman is now eyeing the not so Distant first division. Rome Sheldon 5-10 was scheduled to go against Dean Chance 7-10 tonight in the second round of the three game series. Bennett admitted after the game thursday night that he was Quot never so nervous before a game in my he said he would have liked to go longer but was tiring when he completed his five inning stint. A succession of five Boston pitchers followed him to the Mound. Dan Osinski who took Over in the 10th, got the loss. Boston tallied its two runs on single markers in the fifth and eighth. Mike Ryan drove in Don Demeter in the fifth and Joe Foy s single scored Ryan in the eighth. The Angels tied the score in the Bottom of the eighth on Joe Adcock s single de Kirkpatrick s double and Bob Rodger s sacrifice Fly. Rich Reichardt singled in the winning run for California. Big bats club cubs pirates steal first from san Francisco elks a. Benn. Game stopped at 7-7 tie will he carry his lines like he carried a football on location for the movie Quot the dirty dozen Quot Jimmy Brown Cleveland Browns fullback announces his retirement from football thursday. Brown said he will concentrate up North Bennington a North Bennington and the elks of Bennington met thursday in a makeup game that will itself have to be made up. The first game was called in the Early innings a week ago because of rain. And thursday after seven innings the score was tied 7-7, but darkness kept the game from continuing. Under interstate league rules tied games must be played Over from the beginning. In the game thursday As in several recent interstate league games most of the scoring came in the late innings. The elks were off to a one run Lead in the second when Jim Shoemaker and Robin Outwater singled. In the next inning North Bennington came Back with a double by Donald Ryan and single by Francis Moxley to tie the game up. The elks scored three times filth ranked reaches finals Milwaukee up a Charley Pasarell of puerto Rico the fifth ranked Tennis player in the country was burdened with a bad Back Quot Pool Calls Quot Quot Clumsy bal boys Quot and a rough opponent but still managed thursday to gain the quarterfinals of the National Clay courts tournament. Pasarell Defeated Turner Howard Knoxville tenn., 6-3, 6-4. Howard had trouble returning Pasarell s serve in the first game and lost it without winning a single Point. He managed to break Pasarell s serve a game later though and took a 3-1 advantage Pasarell third seeded Here was in the Driver s seat after that. In the fourth and in the fifth North Bennington narrowed their Lead to one. In the sixth the elks scored twice making it 5-3, but in the Bottom of the inning North Bennington drove starting Pitcher b. J. Woodard off the Mound and scored four runs. The first two Elk batters in the seventh were put out and Greg Croff came to the plate with the elks last Hopes in his hands. He hit a Home run into left Center and tied the score. In the Bottom of the inning reliever Jim Shoemaker struck out three batters. The Umpire then decided to halt the game. Kevin Mears Croff Shoemaker and Outwater each had two hits for the elks. Moxley and Ryan had a pair apiece for North Bennington. The Date for the replay has not yet been set. Elks 010 302 i 7 la 3 n. Benn. Ooi 024 0 7 9 3 Woodard Shoemaker 6 and Flynn Thompson Corcoran 5 and Kenyon Thompson 5. On acting and promoting racial Equality. Browns without Brown Cleveland still thinks it can win championship by cart Block up sports writer the Cleveland Browns still think they can win the championship and National football league rivals Are sorry to see Jimmy Brown go. These were the immediate and perhaps diplomatic reactions to the premature retirement of the Man who dominated professional football for the nine years he participated. The 30�year-old Brown signalled an end to his Gridiron Days wednesday at a press conference called in London where he is pursuing a motion picture career. Record medallist out of Public links tourney Milwaukee up a a pair of jinxed rain and a 23-year-old unemployed kentuckian teamed thursday to oust record medallist ame Dodda from the 41st National Public links Golf tournament. The jinxed Dokka a status As medallist and As defending Champion could have been enough for the 22-year-old californian to fight. But George Moe Demling who quit his Job in a Louisville factory to participate in the . Meet applied the finishing touches with his Power hitting and pressure putting to score a 5-4 Victory in the tourney. A steady rain fell throughout the morning round soaking fairways and making greens slow and traps unpredictable. Demling who was one under Par for the 14 holes played in the afternoon was the Only Par Buster of the Day. He faced Monty Kaser Wichita Kan., in today s 36-Hole semifinals. The other semifinal match found a 17-year-old Arizona High school june graduate Donnie Powers taking on University of Minnesota golfer Dave Ojala of two harbours Minn. In Hiram Ohio where the Browns Are already in training for defense of their Eastern division nil title coach Blanton Collier said he received notification of Brown s decision in a letter from the a pro fullback and was prepared to make the necessary changes in Cleveland s offence. Quot now we be got to take a positive objective approach to 1966,&Quot Collier said. Quot we win make adjustments to stay in Contention although i Don t anticipate any Radical some of Brown s former teammates indicated they were looking toward the coming season As a Challenge. Ernie Green who was second banana to the bruising fullback in the Browns Backfield Felt this might be his big break. Quot any Back wants to carry the Ball More Quot he commented Quot and i m no exception. In the past i Felt that Given More Opportunity i could have helped More and Felt Jim Ninowski Ryan s Quarter backing understudy suggested the club might actually improve without Brown. Quot we be got Good backs Here Quot Ninowski said Quot Green and Leroy Kelly could be very effective. We really Don t know How Good they can be. With Jim at fullback the others did t have much of a Chance to carry the that was something Jimmy did Well and often. Last year he lugged the leather 289 times for 1,544 Yards and he holds nil records in no less than 15 categories including Yards gained Rushing for a game season and career. Jimmy s talents helped him gain the respect and admiration of Many rivals. Sam Huff who at times was depicted As Brown s Arch enemy was lavish in his Praise of the former Cleveland great. Quot he did t hit harder than some of the others but he had an unsurpassed knowledge of How to run a Huff said from Alexandria a. Quot he had great strength and could bust out of a pile when other runners would have been stopped by United press International manager Harry Walker claims the Pittsburgh pirates Learned their lessons Well last year. He May be right too because it now looks like the pirates Are teaching their National league opponents a few things this season. The pirates were the Best team for the last 129 games last season As they posted an 81-48 record. But a horrible Start with 24 losses in their first 33 games ruined their Pennant Hopes and Pittsburgh finished third. This season walkers club posted a respectable 18-15 Mark in the first 33 games and then started to Mardi toward the top of the standings. The pirates made it thursday night when they whipped Chicago 10-4 to grab first place by two percentage Points from the san Francisco giants who were blanked by the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0. Quot i want to go through it again but last season was a Good lesson for us a a Walker claims. Quot we never blew the lid when things went wrong and we proved we had championship class. The Champion is the buy who can pick himself up off the floor after being knocked Down a or As was the Case with Jack Dempsey after being knocked out of the ring. We reacted so Well to pressure that in be got to believe we can win this the pirates did no to panic last year when things were going against them in walkers first season Are now having a picnic with things going Well. A Carefree gang of heavy hitters the pirates exploded again against the cubs As Roberto Clemente hit an inside the Park three run Homer Donn Clendenon hit a two run Homer and Jose Pagan smashed a three run triple. Elsewhere in the National league Sandy Koufax and the dodgers beat the mets 4-2, Atlanta nipped Houston 7-6 and Cincinnati split a doubleheader with St. Louis winning the opener 9-2 and losing the second game 9-7. Bob Veale pitched an eight hitter for the pirates to Back up their heavy hitting while the cubs Dick Ellsworth suffered the loss but Gene Alley boosted his hitting Streak to 15 consecutive games with a single. Larry Jackson pitched a five hit shutout for the phils to Knock the giants out of first place. The phils scored four runs in the fourth inning to pin the loss on Gaylord Perry and end his seven game winning Streak. Perry is now 12-2 this season. Koufax was off his usual form As he was tagged for eight hits and two runs but still mowed Down the mets to boost his record to 16-4 for the season and 16-1 lifetime against the team. He also struck out la the 91st time in his career he has struck out to or More batters in a game. Lou Johnson hit a three run first inning Homer to provide Koufax with All the runs he needed. Joe Torre hit a two run Homer in the ninth inning to give the braves their Triumph Over Houston. Torres Homer followed a single by Mike de la Hoz and handed the loss to reliever Claude Raymond while Chi Chi Olivo got the Victory in Relief. Jim Wynn and Bob Aspromonte each got three hits for the losing astros. Cincinnati made Dave Bristol a debut As interim manager a Success with their Victory in the opener As Art Shamsky and Pete Rose hit homers to Pace a 14-hit attack. Jim Maloney went 7 1-3 innings to get the Victory boosting his record to 10-4. But in the Nightcap dal maxvill knocked in four runs with a single and double to give the cards and reliever Larry Jaster the Victory. Starter Milt Pappas was tagged for seven runs in three innings and took the loss. The cards built up a 7-1 Lead but then had to hang on for the Triumph sports cars compete in sky line climb Manchester a sports cars will be burning up the pavement on it. Equinox sky line drive saturday and sunday in the Hill climb sponsored by the new York Region sports car club of America. Fifty to sixty cars will gather at the foot of the 5.2 mile Mountain Road saturday morning for technical inspection and familiarization runs. The Road will be closed to Public traffic from 10 30 . To noon while the familiarization runs Are held and again from i . To 5 when Drivers will be making timed practice runs. Competition begins sunday with runs starting at 9 . Cars Are expected to hit top speeds of 70 Miles per hour in their race against the clock. As soon As one car Reav. The Halfway Point another be started so two cars will be on the course at All times. The Road will be opened to the Public from noon to 1 30 . While the Drivers break for lunch. Sunday afternoon Drivers hoping to better their morning time will make a second run. The Public will be allowed on the Road during the non racing hours for the regular sky line drive Price of $3 per car. Andres Gimeno defeats Lew Hoad Chestnut Hill mass. Up a spaniard Andres Gimeno has to be the most versatile touring Tennis professional. He delivers simultaneous Tennis and language lessons. The third seeded Gimeno blasted aussie Lew Hoad out of the $23,500 . Professional Tennis championships thursday night while instructing Umpire Wayne Schell in the proper pronunciation of his name. The 28-year-old Barcelona resident taught Hoad a pretty fair London predicts fifth round to Clay replies 6 brian9 get in 9 London up a heavyweight contender Brian London stole a Page from Cassius Clay s Book of boasts thursday night and declared he would beat the Champion Quot in five Quot when they meet for the title on aug. 6. The 32-year-old London who will be getting his second shot at the heavyweight Crown despite an unimpressive 10-year ring record made his prediction As he signed his contract at the world sporting club. Quot i d like to make a prediction i Don t know if it will come off or not but i think i la beat Cassius in five Quot said the Blackpool heavyweight. Quot when i go in i la be too per cent trying trying As i have never tried before Quot he continued. Manager Bauer thrown out of game As tigers close in on orioles by Jeff Meyers up sports writer league leaders the Detroit tigers not Only rough on the health of their own managers Are making Baltimore Pilot Hank Bauer a Little queasy today too. The tigers Are Down to their third string manager following the hospitalization thursday of interim skipper Bob Swift who took Over May 16 while Charlie Dressen suffered a heart attack. Swift stricken with an acute stomach virus tossed the reins to Frank Skaff. The orioles invaded Detroit thursday night for the opener of a three game series with intentions of sewing up the american league race by the weekend. A sweep of the set would have Given Baltimore an 11-game Lead Over the runner up tigers. Detroit however has different plans. The tigers handed a All types the orioles their third straight setback surviving a two run ninth inning rally and squeaking by 4-3. Now Only seven games off the Pace the tigers could find themselves Only five games behind after saturday. Bauer with unpleasant memories of Baltimore a collapse in 1964 still lingering in his mind lost his temper in the eighth inning thursday night and was ejected from the game by plate Umpire a Larry Napp after protesting a third strike on Russ Snyder. Elsewhere in the Junior circuit Chicago shaded Cleveland 2-1, Minnesota stopped Washington 3-1, new York nipped Kansas City 5-4 and California edged Boston 3-2 in to innings. Earl Wilson turned in a Strong seven inning pitching performance for the tigers winning his fourth game since coming to Detroit from Boston june 14 and ninth Overall. Wilson gave up Frank Robinson s 22nd Homer of the Campaign. Besides his Fine stint on the Mound Wilson drove Home visit our new display for the most Complete selection in the area save. Cash amp carry Al h. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 main St. Benn., it. Dial 2-6324 score but Orlando Pena came in to retire a Robinson on a game ending Force out. Wayne Causey a eighth inning double scored Ken Berry to break a 1-1 tie and snap Chicago a five game losing Streak. Tommy John out dulled Garry Bell 9-5limiting Cleveland to six hits and running his record to 8-5. Pedro Gonzalez collected three hits for the indians who dropped their ninth game in their last to starts. California moved to within one percentage Point of third place Cleveland when Rookie Rick Reichardt singled with the bases filled in the 10th to score Bob Rodgers. The Angels tied the game 2-2 in the eighth on a single by Joe Adcock de Kirkpatrick s double and Rodgers sacrifice Fly. Don Mincher slammed a two run Homer and Jim Crant saved by the ninth inning Relief work of Pete Cimino broke a personal five game losing Streak. Grant a 20-game Winner last season raised his record to 6-12, allowing six hits before leaving in the ninth with National league g. A r. H. Act. Starll Pitt 76 227 51 95 .343 Alou Pitt 75 281 42 95 .338 Clint Pitt 81 336 53 110 .327 Allen Phil 66 237 56 76 .321 Cepeda St 65 218 28 70 .321 Carty Atla 82 257 33 82 .319 Morgn Hou 68 251 34 80 .319 Santo Chi 80 273 47 84 .308 Pinson Cin 65 252 28 76 .302 american league g. A r. A. Pct. Kaline det 75 268 54 86 .321 Oliva min 84 325 52 103 .317 , bal 86 313 67 98 .313 Solmn Clev 68 236 32 72 .305 Powll bal 82 285 47 85 .298 , bal 88 356 56 103 .292 Rohdt Cal 76 276 41 80 .290 hard Wash 82 286 32 82 .287 Cronl Calif 79 284 36 81 .285 lock Wash 80 232 41 66 .284 Home runs National league Aaron braves 26 Stargell pirates and Torre braves 22 Allen Phillies 21 Alou braves and Hart and Mays giants 20. American league f. Robinson orioles 22 Kaline tigers 21 Pepitone yanks 20 Powell orioles 19 Scott red sox amp Mantle yanks 18. Runs batted in National league Aaron braves 68 Stargell pirates 64 Clemente pirates 59 Allen Phillies 58 Mays giants 57. American league b. Robinson orioles 70 Powell orioles 67 f. Robinson orioles amp Kaline tigers 57 Scott red sox 54. Pitching National league Cuellar astros 7-1 Perry giants 12-2 Koufax dodgers 16-4 Marich Al giants 14-4 amp Blass pirates 7-2. American league s. Miller orioles 7-1 Sanford Angels 9-2 Mclain tigers 13-4 Barber orioles 10-4 Mcnally orioles 7-3. After London put his signal Ture on the contract a Cable arrived from Clay and it was read aloud to the contender. It said Quot i m Mohammed All heavyweight Champion of the world. Brian get in shape. Quot you be seen me against Sonny Liston Floyd Patterson George Cuvalo and Henry Cooper so be in shape. Quot if you beat me Pii make you prime minister of London. If you beat me you la be the greatest Ever heavyweight Champion. You beat Amos Johnson he beat me so that entitles you to a crack it my baseball standings my Anthony scotch foursome Ella Graves came within inches of a Hole in one on the fourth Hole during weekly scotch foursome play at the it. Anthony country club wednesday. She and her partner Bob Pollock carded a Low Gross of 40 for the nine holes. But John and Ginny Lonergan broke the 1966 scotch foursome1 course record with a Low Gross of 39 to come out on top for the evening. Five teams tied for third Low Gross Paul Pike Helen Gibney Jim and Beth Newman Bill Kal Baugh Phyliss Dickinson col. Charles p. Hayward Alma a Quin and Alec and Marilyn Mahar. Dave Blair and Elsie Lombardo combined to finish with a 42. Seventy two golfers participated in the golfing evening. National league american league what proved to be the winning 4two on and none out. Cimino run with a sacrifice Fly in the sixth. Mickey Stanley singled went to third on Ray Oyler s double and came Home on Wilson a Long Fly. Wilson went out after his stiffened with Larry Sherry hurling the eighth. In the ninth Sherry was knocked out when the orioles loaded the bases with none out. Reliever Fred Gladding permitted two runs to retired the Side without giving up a run. The Yankees scored three unearned runs in the eighth with Pitcher Hal Reniff capping the uprising with a run scoring single. Joe Pepitone hit his 20th of the season for new York and Pete Ramos turned in two innings of perfect Relief to win his second game in eight decisions. W. L. Act. Go w. L. Pct. Go Pittsburgh 53 33 .616 a a a Baltimore 58 30 .659 a a a san fran 54 34 .614 a a a Detroit 49 35 .583 7 los Angeles 48 36 .571 4 Cleveland 46 38 .548 to Philadelphia 47 39 .547 6 California 47 39 .547 to Houston 45 41 .523 8 Minnesota 41 45 .477 16 St. Louis 40 44 .476 12 Kansas City 39 47 .453 18 Atlanta 42 47 .472 121/2 Chicago 39 47 .453 18 Cincinnati 38 47 .447 i41/2 Washington 39 50 .438 191/2 new York 35 49 .417 17 new York 37 48 .435 191/2 Chicago 26 58 .310 26 Boston 37 53 .411 22 thursday s results los Ang. 4 new York 2, night Phila 5 san fran 0, night Pittsburgh to Chicago 4, night Atlanta 7 Houston 6, night Cinel. 9 St. Louis 2, 1st, Twilight St. Louis 9 Cinel. 7, 2nd, night thursdays results Chicago 2 Cleveland i night Detroit 4 Baltimore 3, night Minn. 3 Wash. I night new York 5 Kan. City 4, night Calif. 3 Boston 2, to inns night Tennis lesson in a 6-4, 6-3 quarterfinal match Victory. At the time Schell was experimenting with no less than six pronunciations of Gimeno. The unscheduled language lesson was begun by persons in the record 3,600 gallery while Schell was still on his third Gimeno pronunciation. After several on court conferences Between player and Umpire and to the Complete Delight of the crowd Schell even became proficient in the Spanish pronunciation of Gimeno. The spaniard who said he was not bothered by the name game but was troubled by Longwood new lighting system had obvious difficulty with his service while scoring his 51-minute Triumph. He explained that his eight double faults which were four times his average of two per match stemmed from the switch Back to the conventional service line from the deeper position used in the vases scoring system he played under last week at Newport . Little league Bennington display 15, Yew 7 Mike Mcguire s triple and double and Guy Dunham s two doubles led the display eight hit attack that smothered vow thursday. Walt , with nine strikeouts and two walks was credited with the win. Losing Pitcher Eddie Vosburg struck out five and walked two. Doug Caron had an in the Park Home run for vow and Keith Hassenpflug was three for three with singles and scored every time he got on base. Richie Boutin vow right fielder robbed Dunahm of another big run when he jumped against the Fence to bring a Long Ball Down in the fourth inning. Electronics 15, Moose 0 with Fred Brown throwing a shutout electronics decisively Defeated Moose wednesday. The win was the league leading electronics team s loth of the season without a defeat. Standings w l electronics la 0 display 8 2 Moose 7 5 eagles 4 7 vow 3 9 a amp w i la weekend special Fried half shirk in with Spaghetti 82.2.> ska food Khz 81 it it both Complete dinners Vermont restaurant Horth Street Bennington it

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