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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 5, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8-Bennington Banner thursday May 5, 1966 ten behind Ted a i i i 4 i #1 a it 0 7. In Mays 512th Homer Breaks league record. San Francisco up a the pressure is off Wlllie Mays the fourth greatest Home run hitter in major league history but the great Center fielder is the first to admit that Here could be More coming up. Quot sure its a Relief to have hit number 512,&Quot Mays said wednesday night after breaking the National league Mark of 511 which was set by Mel Ott. Quot i was pressing to set the Mark after id tied it in Houston. And i know that my average had dropped since then. But now Well maybe ill be pressing again of i Start getting close to those other Mays laughed As he said it. But he was referring to american leagues Ted Wil hams who retired with a career total of 521 and Jimmie Foxx who had 534 Mays needs to More to surpass Williams total and could take Over As the second greatest hitter if he hits 23 More this year. That would give Willie who turns 35 Friday a total of 30 for the season. Babe Ruth the greatest of them All is far ahead with 714. Mays achieved his historic clout in the fifth inning while the giants were Downing the los Angeles dodgers 6-1. Claude Osteen delivered the big pitch with two out and none on in the Frame. Twice Mays had gone Down swinging against the Fine lefty. But this time he belted Osteen a first delivery Over the right Field Fence. Quot it was a High outside change up and a bad pitch Quot Osteen said afterwards. Quot Well it was a Good pitch for me Quot Mays declared. Henry m. Garron jr., 17, of Oakland Calif., told reporters that he caught the Home run Ball on the first Bounce. And then ensued one of the shortest Quot holdouts Quot in history. Young of Arron a father Henry sr., appeared in the clubhouse with the Ball wrapped in tissue paper while his son stayed in the background. Quot i think this is Worth a lot More than the Hundred dollars the giants have offered me for it Quot Garron told a mob of reporters before Mays came in off the Field. Quot listen Quot manager Herman Franks rumbled moving in on the conversation. Quot i guarantee Mays will give him that at that Point Mays arrived. Quot somebody is asking a thousand Bucks for a Ball that a gotta be ridiculous Quot Wlllie Carole. Quot i did no to say it was Worth a thousand Wlllie Quot the father started. It. Anthony varsity cheerleaders eight girls will be leading cheers for the it. Anthony patriots next fall. From left to right kneeling they Are Jeanne Waite and aria Crosier co captains and Kris Sleeman. Standing Bette sue Thompson Brenda Peacock Patti fair a it Athy Mould and Patti Godek. Sullivan it. Anthony cheerleaders prepare for fall games by Jeanne Waite mount Anthony Union High school s first cheer leading squads were chosen last week in the Beyhl gymnasium with mrs. Anita Caswell of Beyhl and miss Karen Lane of North Bennington acting As judges for the tryouts. Aria Crosier and Jeanne Waite were chosen varsity co captains with Patti fair Patty Godek Kathy Mould Brenda Peacock Kris Sleeman and a sue Thompson completing the varsity squad. And Jaquith was named Captain Rod and Pun club to sponsor Roy at summer Camp the Bennington Rod and gun club plans to sponsor one boy at the boys conservation Camp operated by the Vermont fish and game department this summer. The Camp will be held at Lake Bomoseen and sessions will be one week Long. Applications will be accepted from All boys in the area 12 through 15 years old but sons of Rod and gun club members will be Given first consideration club spokesmen said. One boy will be chosen along with an alternate. Forestry fire control wildlife management Bird and fish identification Hunter safety soil conservation and first Aid Are among the subjects to be taught at the Camp. Boys will have the Opportunity to learn Archery Fly tying Fly and bait casting and swimming. Interested boys May Call Roy Marsden or Randell Mcdonald in Bennington or Joseph Lobravico Shaftsbury. The deadline for applications is May 18. Of the Junior varsity squad. Other members include Linda Betit Peggy Brunina Kathy Croff Gail Godek Linda Kelley Rachel la brie and Mcgarey. All thirty girls competing were judged on eight cheer leading techniques. The Arch and the Stag jumps were the first two categories. These Are the jumps most frequently used in cheering and therefore of great importance. A Cartwheel was next followed by an optional skill in acrobatics. For an optional stunt a contestant could choose a round off Cartwheel flip spilt or straddle. These Are the skills Bein used More and More by some of the Best squads in the country. Next the girls were judged on their performances in a group and by themselves. Here cheer leading motions and work within a unit As Well As individually were judged. The last category was made up raring dates Demon held Boston up a the Massachusetts supreme court wednesday upheld the state racing commission s denial of 24 thoroughbred racing dates to Berkshire Downs Racetrack in Hancock. The commission had dismissed the track s application because Hancock voters failed to ratify the track s location before the Jan. 30 deadline As required every six years. Ratification came at the town meeting feb. 7, the earliest the voters could have corrected their oversight after they discovered it. The court in a decision written by Justice Jacob j. Spiegel also upheld the commission s award of All 90 available Flat racing Days to Suffolk Downs in East Boston. Leonard a 506 main St. Dial 2-4571 meats for. . Prime beef highest Grade in Quality amp finish of three aspects personality character and appearance. This was very important since cheerleaders Deal directly with the student body. They must therefore be pleasant in appearance Able to handle the spectators and elicit an enthusiastic response from them. Ford tunes for be mans Detroit up a Ford is going All out next month to win the most coveted prize in sports car racing and end six straight years of domination by the ferraris at the be mans 24-hour race. Quot this year we re ready Quot said Leo Beebe Ford motor co., manager of Public relations and promotions and director of its racing program. Confidence however was tempered with reamsm. Quot after All they re the champs and we re still the challenger but a Strong challenger Quot he said. Quot we re better than before but How Good is still not next month will be Ford s third try at winning the be mans and thereby hangs a Quot Hunch Quot facet to the american Auto company s entry into the world of High Speed racing to build an image for its products. Ford won the Indianapolis 500 last year on its third try in the memorial Day Brickyard classic when astred about the possibility of a Quot magic 3 working Beebe a eyes suddenly twinkled. Quot one can hardly escape the possible parallel Quot he said. Quot we d be pleased to have it happen again. But there is no magic in 3. It takes winning cars and Drivers not winning no Ford factory car has yet finished the gruelling be mans race in the two years the company has been competing. However one customer owned Mark i finished the race last year. postponed inclement weather postponed yesterdays baseball game Between Bennington High school and Bennington Catholic. The rivals Are now scheduled to play at 4 . Monday May 9. remodelling if you Are. Be sure to Check our Ste 111 Hrt-111 i Irreg i i a i of red i frnaces the ultimate in modern automatic 100% Safe economical steam or hot water heating. Created to bring you lasting Comfort special feature assure More heat quicker and. Lower fuel Bills suffering Boston sparked by strongman Scott by Joe Regen up sports writer George double t Scott has resurrected the ghost of Jimmy double x Foxx among the Long suffering Boston red sox fans. Scott a muscular 220-Pound Rookie with amazing Power has terrorized american league pitchers with prodigious blasts worthy of Foxx one of the most honoured red sox players in history and at the same time taken Over the Home run leadership in the Junior circuit. The 22-year-old Scott already regarded As one of the strongest men in the game crashed two Home runs one a tape measure jobs and drove in five runs wednesday night to Lead Boston to a 7-0 Victory Over the tigers and make believers of the sceptical Detroit fans. He tagged starter Bill Man Bouquette a former Boston Star for a two run Homer in the fifth. It was a Quot cheap Quot one by Scott a standards a towering Fly that just dropped Over the Center Field Fence nearly 400 feet away. But in the ninth stanza he drove a Larry Sherry pitch Halfway up in the upper deck in left Field with two men aboard. The Ball soared above the 375-foot sign and would have travelled Over 450 feet had it not landed in the seats. It was Scott seventh round tripper of the year in 17 games and also left him with 17 Bis a .306 batting average and a Lusty slugging percentage of .726. Fred Whitfield Hung the Indian sign on the Yankees again hovering in the ninth for a 2-1 Cleveland Victory. Washington edged Baltimore 3-2, Minnesota mauled Chicago 6-1 and California crushed Kansas City 13-2 in other Al games. In the National league Wlllie Mays broke the National league career Home run Mark with his 512th circuit As the san Francisco giants whipped los Angeles 6-1. Pittsburgh retained its first place position by nudging Cincinnati 4-3, Houston blanked Chicago 4-0, the new York mets shut out St. Louis 8-0 and Philadelphia flipped Atlanta 2-1. Whitfield a Homer marked his third game winning hit in four games versus the Yankees All homers. In fact All of Whitfield s three homers and six Bis have come off new York pitching. The Home gave Sonny Seebert his second Victory but the win was costly for Cleveland which lost shortstop Larry Brown for at least six weeks with multiple fractures As a result of a collision with outfielder Leon Wagner. Washington which snapped the orioles 10-game winning Streak on tuesday night got standout Relief pitching by Dick lines and Ron Kline after starter Jim Duckworth retired with Back trouble in the fourth inning. Lines got credit for his 0sefh first basketball Letterman a members of St. Joseph College s first basketball team received letters this week. Front Row left to right Roland Gregoire Wayne Goodwin Gerald Mullen and Bob Millington. Standing behind Are William Hurley coach. Dick Millis Richard Eddy John Blanchfield Bob Picucci Anthony Wigger and Marty Oakland. First red letter Day held for St. Joseph College team Quot look you be my guest and keep it Quot Mays responded. Then amid a barrage of exploding Flash bulbs Mays signed the Ball and returned it to the father who gave it Back to the boy. First major league Victory although he allowed the first run off a Washington reliever in 24 inn legs. Jim King scored one run for the senators and forced in the winning run in the third with a bases loaded walk. Tony Oliva the defending league batting Champion collected three hits in three at bats to raise his average to an even .400 and scored twice in the twins Victory. Jim Kaat pitched his first Complete game in four starts to Post his fifth straight win Over the White sox. Scotch foursome results Bob towers and Maddy Pollock s 47 was Good for first Low Gross in scotch foursome play at it. Anthony country club yesterday. Bernie Wisher and Nesbith Fienberg Jerry and Norma Finnegan and Bill Hamilton and Marie Stafford tied at 50 for second Low Gross. Third Low Gross was held by Doug and Ruth Mattson. Each of the above was awarded one Golf Ball. A Quot Tough Luck Quot prize of one Ball went to Paige Heald Al Chouinard Cal and Chick King Bud Campbell Elaine towers Jane Winegard and Bea Kramer for highest scores on holes three six and nine. Clair Bee to speak at Hoosick Falls Hoosick Falls, Bee one of the nation s leading authors and authorities on basketball will be the guest speaker at the annual Hoosick Falls Central school athletic banquet to be held at 7 ., wednesday May 25. Bee has been a successful High school College and professional basketball coach. He is now retired from Active coaching and serves As the athletic director of the new York military Academy Cornwall . He is also the director of the All american basketball Camp. Durine the two years that Clair Bee coached at Long Island University no other coach of major College basketball team had equalled his record in producing winning teams. His Overall Victory record nearly approached nine victories for every ten games played. His Quot blackbirds Quot won More major College games in Madison Square Garden than any other basketball team in the nation. Abets Hope favored in Kentucky Derby Louisville by. Up a abets Hope ruled favorite today Over the 16 horses expected to be entered for saturday s running of the Kentucky Derby and no one anticipated that role for the Illinois Colt less than Del Carroll his Trainer. Kauai King a Beroid stupendous to Gniew adv Cator Williamston kid sky Guy Fleet shoe exhibitionist Sean e Indian rehabilitate Quinta Beau sub Dolnar and Oaktown also Are expected to be entered in the first of the triple Crown classics. It took the defection of Graustark because of injury to move abets Hope into the top spot in americans most famous classic. But several Good races also played a big part in making him Public Choice to win the ll/4 mile race. Quot i always thought he would be a Good horse Quot said Carroll of abets Hope who was bred by William s. Miller chairman of the Illinois racing Board. Miller raced better Bee the sire and Paula the dam with Carroll training them. Quot when or. Miller sold his stable last summer he had four horses he wanted to sell for $30,000. I approached several owners but they would t buy. I wanted to keep training them because they showed Promise. Finally i found buyers in Joseph Bartell and Robert Byfield and continued to train them. Quot but i never dreamed one of them would wind up the Kentucky Derby favorite and even when abets Hope was running so Good at Hialeah Park during the Winter i could not Imagene it Quot Carroll said. At Hialeah Park Abe s Hope almost beat buc passer in the Flamingo stakes. At Gulf Stream Park he finished first in the Florida Derby Only to be disqualified. And at Kee Neland he beat Graustark in the Blue grass stakes. Then when Graustark broke a Bone in a foot abets Hope moved into the favorite s role and Carroll has no real quarrel with the winemakers even though most trainers hate to be in that spot in a big race. Basketball team to be honoured Bennington Catholic s basketball champs their coaches and parents will be dinner guests of the elks june 2. Bennington selectmen and trustees will be present to award the team a special trophy for sweeping the 1966 class l Vermont basketball finals. The elks will present chs coaches Frank and Joe Bizzarro with a plaque in appreciation for their Fine Job with the team. Chalres f. Boyle is chairman of the event. Baseball standings National league w. L. Pct. Go Pittsburgh 13 5 .722san. Fran. 14 7 .667 a los Angeles 12 9 .571 2 a Houston 12 9 .571 2 a Philadelphia 9 7 .563 3 Atlanta la to .514 3 a new York 6 8 .429 5 St. Louis 8 la .421 5 a Cincinnati 4 13 .253 8 a Chicago 4 14 .222 9 american league w. L. Pct. Go Cleveland 13 i .929 Baltimore 12 3 .800 i a Chicago to 6 .625 4 California to 7 .588 4v2 Detroit la 8 .579 4v2 Minnesota 7 7 .500 6 Washington 6 to .375 8 Boston 5 12 .294 9 a new York 4 14 .222 la Kansas City 3 13 .188 la wednesday s results Cleveland 2 new York i night Washington 3 Baltimore 2, night Minnesota 6chicagol,night Boston 7 Detroit 0, night Calif. 13 Kansas City 2, night wednesdays results new York 8 St. Louis 0, night Philadelphia 2 Atlanta i night Pittsburgh 4 Cincinnati 3, night Houston 4 Chicago 0, night san fran 6 los angles i night league leaders National league g. A r. H. Pct. Mrgan hous 21 75 12 29 .387 Allen Phil 12 43 9 16 .372 Smith 19 69 to 25 .362 flood 119 76 8 27 .355 Boyer by 14 54 8 19 .352 stroll Pitt 14 52 7 18 .346 Pagan Pitt 13 41 2 14 .341 Hart of 21 70 14 23 .329 Santo Chi 18 64 9 21 .328 pal uni Pitt 14 49 4 16 .327 american league g. A r. H. Pct. Alves Cle 14 53 5 22 .415 , bal 15 52 16 21 .404 Oliva Minn 14 50 to 20 .400 Robsn Chi 16 58 12 21 .362 Yuski bos 17 70 14 25 .357 , bal 15 62 to 22. 355 Warner Cal 15 55 14 19 .345 Kaline det 16 57 12 19 .333 Cash det 19 72 12 23 .319 Rohdt Cal 17 61 13 19 .311 players on the first basketball team Ever to represent St. Joseph College received red athletic letters Early this week at an Assembly attended by the student body. The team grew last Winter from a group of boys who just wanted some exercise into a Sharp outfit that finished third in Bennington s Industrial league. Bennington accountant William Hurley who coached the a earn was present at the Assembly to award the letters. Henry m. Tuttle co., inc. 113 depot St. Dial 2-6343 Bennington Javery memorials 517 South Street Bennington Vermont Call mrs. Ernest ii. Javery mrs. Alan h. Page Holland Gregoire led St. Joseph s in scoring averaging 25 Points per game and hitting an amazing 70 per cent of his shots from the floor. Marty Oakland of Arlington was team Captain. Wayne Goodwin Clarksburg mass., and Larry George and Dick Millis North Adams were the squad s recognized player Akers. Known As the Quot Berkshire Trio Quot the three sparked Many of the club s scoring drives. John Blanchfield Cambridge . And Tony Wigger Arlington were St. Joseph s defensive stalwarts. Other players were Dick Eddy Buskirk ., John Blanchfield Cambridge ., Bob Picucci Rutland Gerald Mullen North Adams and Bob Millington South Shaftsbury. Native 5 first prize it us a fresh j sliced Choice beef Capone / Bacon i Chuck steaks Salem a out la Market 831 main by it jackets Adams clothes shop a shoes too

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