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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 2, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 8 a Bennington manner l rid a september 2, 1966 los Angeles Victory keeps pirates of tied Al season opens tonight late starter by Jeff Meyers a pm sports writer Blin berets off to Don Sutton. Since the los Angeles bullpen Crew no longer wears hats the 21-year-old right hander was saluted in that manner thursday night after his 4-3 10-Innlng Victory Over Pittsburgh. Los Angeles Relief pitchers now refer to themselves As a Blue berets the Guys in the sky coloured Caps with la on copying the celebrated Green berets they Only enter the War when the Battle becomes most intense. Although Sutton really did no to need their help he was lifted for a Pinch hitter with the score tied 1-1 in the loth after hurling no hit Ball for 5 1-3 innings and winding up with a four hotter. The dodgers scored three runs in the 10th, but the Blue berets nearly lost the War. at the fair Schaghticoke . A fans of automobile madness will be Able to take in two delightful shows at the Schaghticoke fair. Tonight the fair is presenting an 100�ntry demolition Derby with $500 going to the Driver of the surviving car. On tuesday the closing night Jack Kochman and his world fair hell Drivers will entertain after the stage show. Phil Regan who composed the a Ballad of the Blue berets Quot yielded a two Homer to Bob Bailey and needed Perranoski to record the final out and move the dodgers to within two games of first place. The pirates had the National league s top spot All to themselves before losing to los Angeles. Pittsburgh remains deadlocked in first with san Francisco which dropped a 2-1 decision to new York in the afternoon. Elsewhere Philadelphia downed Houston 3-1, St. Louis topped Atlanta 7-4 and Chicago walloped Cincinnati 11-3. Dennis Ribant stopped the giants on five hits to record his 10th Triumph against six setbacks and hand Gaylord Perry 20-5 the loss. De Bressoud drove in both new York runs with a two single in the second inning. Al Luplow and Larry Elliot both singled advanced on an out and came Home on Bressoud s drive. Larry Jackson worked out of a bases loaded and none out Jam in the ninth to preserve his 13th Victory against As Many defeats. He fanned John Bateman retired Dave Nicholson on a Short Fly and ended the game on Brand s foul pop. The phils erased a 1-0 Houston Lead with two runs in the sixth on three hits off Turk Farrell 6-9. Tim Mccarver and Charlie Smith drove in two runs apiece for St. Louis and teammate Jerry Buchek slammed a Home All Star softball team Downs Sal s with 18 hits Sal s has finally fallen. But it took a collection of the Best players from the Village s softball teams to defeat the Myca league champs thursday. The All stars pounded an 18-Hlt attack to win 13-6. Practically every one of the 18 All stars who got into the game had a hit. The diggers Connell and Lor Rette had a pair apiece. Bob Babson Joe Strzesak and Gene Farrar each had two hits. The biggest blast of the game was Henry Vosburgh a bases loaded triple in the sixth. Vosburg scored on the play but it was a throwing error that got him from third to Home. Dick Dame each with a double and a single. Accounted for half of Sal s hits. Defensive plays by both teams stole the show from the hitters. Lorrette at shortstop came through with some Fine throws. The All stars committed Only one error. George Daley and Art Callahan of sales converted several sure singles into Fly outs. Ray Farnum pitched the first three innings for the All stars and was credited with the win. Losing Pitcher Andy Mattison went All the Way. All stars 302 107 0�?13 18 i sales 010 too 5�? 6 8 7 Farnum Miller 4 Letourneau 6 and Tomasi Moon 5 Mattison and Dame. Run. Mccarver singled and tripled across runs and Smith tripled in a pair. Steve Carlton who was relieved in the sixth knocked in a with a single in winning his third game in five decisions. The cubs pounded four Cincinnati pitchers for 17 hits to snap the reds eight game winning Streak. Don Kessinger collected four hits and Ernie Banks three including his 13th Homer of the Campaign. Billy Williams drove Home four runs for the cubs while Cincinnati s Pete Rose rapped out four hits. Night r and nge n is at fair Haven fair Haven a sunday s 35-Lap Pepsi cola trophy dash will be the final night race of the season at the Fairmont Speedway. Remaining races will be sunday afternoons. Vince Quinville of Orwell still leads in sportsman Point standings. Quinville flipped his car last week and blew his engine. He reports that a new engine is in the works and says he will be ready to go sunday. Dutch Reed of fort Edwards ., is second in Points with 150 and Roger Gauthier also of fort Edwards is third at 126. Gauthier has taken Over Norm Scarborough s Mustang. Russ Shaw of Bomoseen is fourth with 112 Points and John Richmond of peace Dale , rounds out the top five with 90. Former National Champion Dick Nephew of moors ., moved up among the top to Drivers after just three weeks of racing at the Speedway. Graham Trudo of Orwell has the Hobby class championship wrapped up after his 13th Victory in 14 starts. Trudo s one loss came at the hands of Barry Purdy of Bennington two weeks ago. Gates open sunday at 6 30p.m. And racing starts at eight. By United press International the american football league opens its seventh season tonight with expansion team Miami unveiling Quarter million Dollar quarterback Rick Norton of Kentucky against an Oakland team that is considered a threat to go All the Way in the Western division. Miami As expected with a newcomer that collected castoffs expendables and rookies failed to win a game in four exhibition starts. Oakland was 2-2 in pre season play. The raiders Are solid 14-Polnt favourites to hog tie the dolphins in the Orange bowl and launch their title project. Oakland plans to do the Job with eight former stars from Florida schools including end Fred Biletnikoff of Florida state. San Choice sunday the Boston patriots 41-3 at Mobile ala., in the final game of the Al exhibition schedule. Mike Taliaferro starting in place of the injured Joe Namath at quarterback threw three to passes for the jets. Jim Turner kicked Field goals of 19 and la Yards and Jim Hudson streaked 94 Yards with a Fumble recovery for another new York score. 10th inning Homer by Norm Cash gives tigers Victory Over Chicago by Fred Mcmane up sports writer if the Detroit tigers Ever decide to Trade Norm Cash it will be before the All Star break. After that the Cash Register starts clicking and the no Sale sign rings loud and Clear. Cash has been mentioned in Diego Over in the the weekend is a four Point visiting Buffalo feature game of openers. The meeting is an Early renewal of a grudge Battle Between the 1965 division champions. The chargers could have defensive problems because of Ernie Laddys departure to Houston. Houston is a seven Point pick Over visiting Denver saturday night. The National football league completes its pre season slate with Baltimore at Detroit and Minnesota at Dallas tonight and a saturday night program that includes Philadelphia at Washington san Francisco at los Angeles Cleveland is. Pittsburgh at Birmingham ala., and new York is. Green Bay at Milwaukee. Baltimore won its fifth consecutive exhibition game thursday night by drubbing Detroit 20-0. Johnny Unitas Quarter backed the Colts offensive for three quarters and contributed a two Yard scoring pass to Jack Mackey. Lennie Moore scored the other Baltimore touchdown on a three Yard burst and Lou Michaels booted two Field goals. The new York jets routed Saber scrimmage a Bennington Catholic High schools football team is beginning some serious Contact work in preparation for the coming season. Thursday night head coach Ben Rusiloski set the sabers against one another for some informal Scrimm aging. Sullivan Hinsdale Driver Trainer admits fixing attempt elks catch co by defeating Lions Concord . Up a a 23-year-old Driver Trainer has told the new Hampshire racing commission that he attempted to fix races at Hinsdale raceway on three occasions. James Smith of Hinsdale said thursday he approached Drivers on june 25, july 9 and july 30 and asked them to throw races. Smiths testimony came at a hearing being conducted at the state House on appeals filed by 13 of 15 Drivers whose licenses were suspended because they allegedly took part in questionable races. Smith is one of the two Drivers who did not Appeal. The first session of the hearing on wednesday was closed at the request of Arthur Olson jr., a Keene attorney representing six of the Drivers. Thursday s hearing was Public however again at the request of Olsen. The allegations of fixes and Possession of drugs at the track led gov. John w. King to direct wednesday that a full scale investigation be made of the tracks operations. Hoosick Falls a Jim Shoemaker pitched the elks to a two hit shutout Over the Lions Here thursday. The 8-0 win threw the elks into a tie with co for first place in the interstate league. Thursday s game was the last of the regular seson. Ray Lebarron manager of co and Elk coach eve Chaffin have agreed to have their teams meet in a one game playoff tuesday at 5 . In North Bennington. The situation is much like last year s when the elks and co tied at season s end went into a three game playoff won by the elks. Shoemaker struck out 12 batters while walking Only one in his win thursday. Chris Christie had a triple and a single for the elks Greg Croff a double and single Kevin Mears two singles. Elks Oil 63 la Lions too too 0 and to 2 Shoemaker and Outwater Wrubleski and month amp a. Trade talks for the past two Winters but Longballa hitting first basemen do not come cheap and the tigers have not been Able to get enough for him. Once the mid season Mark approaches the Trade talks Are abandoned because Cash starts to hit like Tycobb. In his six previous seasons at Detroit ifs always been that Way and 1966 looks to be no different. Since the All Star break the 31-year-old slugger has hit at a .315 clip and has belted 14 Home runs. Eleven of those homers have been hit since aug. 7 with the latest coming in the loth inning thursday night to give the tigers a 7-5 Victory Over the Chicago White sox. Nine Hole record set Al Oaken Ood John Wilkinson of Bennington shot a 31 wednesday to set a nine Hole record at Oak Erwood Golf course. The round shattered the year old Mark of 33 held jointly by Wilkinson and Craig Galipeau also of Bennington. Heman ahead Iii Amateur Ardmore a. Up a a determined Deane Beman fighting a baffling hand injury had a four stroke Lead today in his old for a third . Amateur Golf championship. Beman a 28-year-old insurance executive from Bethesda md., gained some Security thursday in his old to recapture the title he won in 1960 and 1963 by firing a glittering 67, three under Par for the Par-70, 6,509-Yard Merlon Golf club course and a second round total of 138, two under Par. Beman who described himself As Quot not a conservative player Quot said he would play the rest of the 66th National Amateur tournament Here As Quot though i m not leading Quot despite his commanding four stroke Lead Over Veteran Amateur Roger Mcmanus of Hartville Ohio and Wake Forest College Sophomore student Jack Lewis jr., who were deadlocked at 142. Only once in his career has Cash hit Well for an entire season. That was in 1961 when he batted .361, a figure surpassed Only by Ted Williams in the past 25 years. His highest average since then was .270 in 1963, but this year he has a Chance to finish among the league leaders in batting. In the Only other Al action Cleveland topped Baltimore 4-1 and new York beat California 5-2. Jim Northrup had a three Homer for the tigers to highlight a four fourth inning while Tommie Agee blasted his 18th Homer for the White sox in the first inning. The Victory reduced the orioles Lead in the Pennant race toll games. Sonny Seebert hurled a five hitter and Max Alvis and Duke Sims blasted homers As the indians whipped the orioles and grabbed the season series to games to eight. Seebert who won 16 games last year notched his 15th of the year against seven losses while retiring 19 of the last 21 batters he faced. Alviso 13th Homer of the season broke a 1-1 tie in the fifth inning and Sims fifth Homer with Fred Whitfield of base closed out the scoring or. The sixth. Jim Palmer suffered his eighth loss against 14 wins. Southpaw Fritz Peterson helped by Dooley Womack in the ninth scattered seven hits and collected two himself As the Yankees topped the Angels. Yancey leads in Carling open Birkdale England up a Bert Yancey hoping to exceed his entire 1966 earnings with a fat paycheck from the worlds richest Golf tournament took a one stroke Lead and a string of four straight birdies into today a third round of the $200,200 Carling open. The 28-year-old . Pro toured the 7,037-Yard Par-73 Royal Burkdale course in 33-35 �?68 thursday for a two round total of 141. Yancey a closing charge of four consecutive birdies overtook opening round Leader Kel Nagle who carded a one Over Par 74 for a 142 and sole Possession of second place. Ruffle and a Beroid top sweepstakes choices possible suicide attempt stirs Hinsdale mess clouding the opposition a sales George Haynes hits third base before the All stars Gene Farrar can turn to make a tag. The Myca softball league All stars trimmed the league champs 13-6, thursday at memorial Park. Ii 1 special Holiday labor Day sept. 5th la big races Post time 2 00 p. M. Last 2 nights of racing tonight amp tomorrow Post time 7 45 p. M. Daily double a twin double Perfecta Manchester . Wins in series Orangeburg . Up a left fielder Steve s. Saunders stole two bases and then came Home on an error in the top of the ninth inning thursday As Manchester ., beat Northbrook 111, 3-2, in the american legion world series. The win gave Manchester a crack today at undefeated Oakland calif., in a Semi final round. Northbrook Pitcher Bob Moody had limited Manchester to two runs until he tired in the ninth and was relieved by Frank Batt Gulia. Concord no. Up a the Uncle of a teen age boy has denied that the youngster tried to kill himself after being questioned by the state racing commission As charged by Republican gubernatorial candidate James Barry. Ernest Houle said thursday his Nephew did not attempt suicide and added the boy was not Quot mentally retarded Quot As Barry characterized him. Barry had charged that the youth was driven to a suicide try aug. 19 by a Quot merciless examination by racing commission Houle is a harness racing Driver at Hinsdale raceway. He was suspended for allegedly possessing a hypodermic Needle. Houle said his Nephew went to Brattleboro memorial Hospital in Vermont on aug. 20 because of Quot exhaustion Quot not a suicide attempt. Barry said the boy who worked at the Hinsdale raceway stables was quizzed in regards to recent Quot fixes Quot at the raceway. Barry charged the boy was questioned Quot without his father without counsel and without friends he said Quot this helpless child was forced to stand for hours and endure a Barry said the youth after questioning wrote a suicide note and swallowed a Large Quantity of drugs but that he was discovered in time and taken to a Hospital. Barry said the racing commission members Quot moved heaven and Earth to hush hush the matter. The Hinsdale police chief was told nothing. The Public was told Salem . Up a King ranch s ruffle was the reluctant dragon today As the 1966 new Hampshire sweepstakes neared its extravagant Climax. Of the to probable starters in saturdays third running of the $250,000 added classic Only ruffle remained to be drawn and paired with holders of sweeps tickets. Interest in the final drawing was enhanced by the fact that ruffle along with . Websters a Beroid was a favorite to win the mile and a Quarter race at Rockingham Park. Some Hunch players took but fleas unintentional a a reluctance As a hint of a reverse Effort to come. A Beroid and the eight other probable starters were picked during the first and second rounds thursday. The Winner of the classic will pay $50,000 on each of four sweeps tickets paired with it. Second place is Worth $25,000 and third $12,500. baseball standings Al league w. L. Pct. Go 78 56 .582 a a a 78 56 .582 a a a 75 57 .568 2 72 64 .529 7 68 66 .507 to 68 66 .507 to 63 69 .477 14 61 73 .455 17 59 76 .437 191/2 47 86 .363 301/2 Pittsburgh san fran los Angeles Philadelphia Cincinnati St. Louis Atlanta Houston new York Chicago thursday s results new York 2 san Francisco i Phila 3 Houston i night los Ang 4 Pittsburgh 3, night Chicago la Cincinnati 3, night St. Louis 7 Atlanta 4, night american w. 83 72 72 70 71 67 league Baltimore Detroit Minnesota Cleveland Chicago California new York Washington Boston Kansas City 61 62 60 59 l. 50 61 63 65 66 67 74 76 78 77 pct. .624 .541 .533 .519 .518 .500 .452 .449 go .435 .434 11 12 14 14 i6v2 23 23 4 251/2 251/2 other probable starters in this the worlds richest race for three year Olds Are federalist boy Jolly Jet sense of rhythm Prince Saim exhibitionist deck hand rehabilitate and Tequillo. Not counting the tickets to be paired with ruffle Massachusetts and new York residents held the bulk of tickets on the Money horses a eight tickets each. New Hampshire was second with five tickets. Connecticut had four and Rhode Island had three. Owners of starting horses will have to put up $1,500 each before their mounts can go to the Gate saturday at 5 40 . But the inducement a $180,212 first place purse is expected to ensure a Field of to thoroughbreds. The second place purse pays $55,450, third $27,725 and fourth $13,862. A Beroid and ruffle became co favourites at 5-2, after Buck passer was forced to withdraw earlier in the week. Portable television Black and White a Beroid entered the classic immediately after Buck passer a pull out and handicappers based on the horses victories in the Belmont stakes and Wood memorial selected the powerful Colt As the Choice to win. Ruffle this year has won the suburban Handicap at Aqueduct. A lot of the Money however is going on Jolly Jet who wound up in a dead heat july 16 with sense of rhythm in the sweepstakes special. Jolly Jet owned by Raymond guest will be Ridden by Willie Shoemaker the worlds richest jockey and has been Given preface Odds of 3-1. Hambletonian on television Chicago 111. A a color telecast of wednesday s Hamble tonian for three year old Trotters will be shown on the lbs sports spectacular program sunday sept. 4, at 2 30 . Thursdays results Cleveland 4 Baltimore i night Detroit 7 Chicago 5, night new York 5 California 2, night Only games scheduled prices Start at $99.95 e. T. Williams opposite Vermont soldiers Home Manchester 010 too ooi�?3 7 2 vicious interrogation which he Northbrook ii too ooo�?2 5 2 had to no minors admitted refill Mumm Rte 7 Between Bennington it. And Williamstown mass. Night racing tonight for reservations 802 823 7311 automated . Bigger buying Power super duper Market depot Street Bennington it. 120 Bonus Days make them count at. The Vermont Bank amp Trust co. All savings deposits made on or before the 10th of the month earn interest from the 1st. And dividends Are paid quarterly. The member Federal Deposit insurance corporation la la a v v l v j Brattleboro a Bennington company Butland a Bellows fall s a Chester a Manchester Center luncheon specials sj50 just off it. 313 in West Arlington Tel. 375-6450 luncheons discontinued after labor Day Din no is from $2.75 served 6 to 8 . Reservations appreciated

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