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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 8, 1966, Bennington, Vermont 12-Bennington Banner thursday september 8, 1966 Quick thinking Mays scores winning run by cart bloc k up sports writer what Willie Mays Haus lost in foot Speed he makes up for with Quick thinking. Wednesday night s Box score shows Mays scoring the winning run in the 12th inning As the san Francisco giants beat Mays v decided to try if1 los Angeles 3-2 to move into second place a half game behind Pittsburgh but his value goes far beyond that. With two Down and none on in the top of the 12th dodger reliever Joe Moeller fell behind 3-0 to Mays. Manager Walter Alston playing the percentages ordered the last Ball thrown intentionally bringing Rookie Frank Johnson to the plate for his second major league at Bat. The 6-foot-1, 155 Pound outfielder lined a single to right Center a single that would have sent the Ordinary base runner to third. But Willie playing despite a pulled Groin muscle would t Settle for that. Quickly taking into consideration another Rookie Ken Henderson on deck Mays came All the Way around to score. Quot when i saw dodger second baseman Jim Lefebvre running the Ball Back to the infield i decided to try it Quot an exhausted Mays said after the game. Quot i figured i had the element of Surprise on my in the Only other . Games first place Pittsburgh lost a full game of its Lead bowing to Atlanta 8-3 and St. Louis edged Houston 6-5. The giants took a 2-0 Lead in the opening Frame when Jim Ray Hart his his 31st Home run off Sandy Koufax with Mays on base. Los Angeles got one Back in the fifth and tied the score in the eighth when Willie Davis legged out a Texas league triple and scored on Pinch hitter Tommy Davis sacrifice Fly a Ball that required a sensational catch by Mays in left Field. The Victory went to Frank Linzy 6-10 who pitched out of bases loaded situations in each of the last two innings. Moeller was the loser. Woody Woodward snapped a 3-3 tie with a two run single in the fifth inning that led the Atlanta braves to their third straight win. Eddie Mathews who had three hits and Hank Aaron who contributed four singled in the fifth and moved up on a wild pitch by pirate loser Tommie Sisk. Ken Johnson 12-8 who survived a three run first inning struck out seven and most football deaths i necessary doctor says my i in cd press International the lure of the Gridiron and the Honor that goes with toiling on the football Field has begun to cast its annual spell on americans 750,000 High school and 60,000 College players. For some the 1966 football Campaign will mean championships All Star awards perhaps National recognition. Others wont be so Lucky. A number will pay for a few minutes of glory with their lives. Most of the deaths will be unnecessary. Heat illness and head and or neck injuries Are the no. I killers of football players. Twenty seven youths suffered fatal injuries or illnesses playing football last year. Two have died already this season. The first Bree weeks of the season Hen summer s heat and humidity linger and coach s strive for perfection for the i St ame a Are the most crucial mis is when most of to a Natl no football deaths occur. Of the nine heat illness deaths last season four were on the first Day of practice. All nine came during a a a lethal period when the relative humidity was too per cent and the temperature above 87. The victims were Large Interior linemen whose overexertion led to excessive weight loss. Or. Robert Murphy team physician at Ohio state University has listed four preventative measures which can eliminate heat illness deaths i. A preseason conditioning program. A it is essential for the athlete to prepare for August and september practices. In a warm or hot environment. No conditioning program carried out in air conditioned surroundings will acclimate men to work in heat a he said. 2. Lightweight uniforms. Murphy said coaches should allow their players to practice in shorts and to shirts when the humidity reaches 90 coupled with temperatures above 83. And a there is no place for stockings and Long sleeved Jersey until it is cold a he said. 3. All players should be weighed before and after practice. Weight losses of More than to pounds approach the danger level. 4. Most importantly water and Salt should be provided for All players. A a. Of he the player does not replace his sweat losses by fluid intake a state of dehydration results. His reflexes become slow he does not think clearly and May even have a sense of Well being when in fact he is near collapse a Murphy said. Gave up nine hits while going the distance. Tim Mccarver s two run Homer in the eighth inning lifted St. Louis past Houston. Mccarver connected for his loth Homer off loser Mike Cuellar with Curt flood on base. Houston scored three runs in the sixth on a two run double by Bob Aspromonte and John Bateman s 17th Homer. Hal Woodeshick pitched the last two innings and won his second game in three decisions. Maple Leafs hot on links Manchester up a the season Hasni to opened yet but National hockey league players will be swinging their Sticks with their usual vim and vigor Here today. The players wont be shooting a puck to a target but a Small White Ball toward 18 holes. The Winner will receive the Clarence s. Campbell bowl individual trophy in the first annual player guest Golf tournament at the Equinox country club. Campbell is president of the . The Toronto Maple Leafs paced by Jim Pappin a 76, captured the team title in the first event wednesday with a combined four Man score of 238. The Boston Bruins and the Detroit red wings tied for second seven strokes Back at 245. Trailing were the new York rangers 253 Montreal Canad ens 257 and the Chicago Black Hawks 267. Individual leaders among the players were Stan Mikita of Chicago who had 74 Bobby Rousseau of Montreal 75 Pappin 76 and vie Hadfield of new York and Gordie Howe of Detroit both 77. Low scorers among the a a guests were red Sullivan coach of the new Pittsburgh franchise 80 Bill Jennings president of the rangers 83 and Tom Johnson Bruin vice president 84. Twin Pitcher sold to Boston Minneapolis St. Paul up a the Minnesota twins have sold left handed Pitcher Gary Roggenburk to the Boston red sox for the $20,000 waiver Price. The former basketball co Captain of Dayton University who spent most of the 1966 season with Denver of the Pacific coast league was sold wednesday. Roggenburk has a 1-2 record with the twins and compiled an earned run average of 6.00 in 12 major league games. Yankees in last place Maury mending a dodger team Captain Maury wills leans on a Cane in the dodger dressing room tuesday listening to the giants shut out los Angeles 6-0. Wills is recovering from a sore knee. Wednesday the giants won again 3-2. Up red sox prepare for Home stand Boston up a As the Boston red sox prepared today for a nine game Home stand they could look Back on the Best Road trip of their season. Boston exploded for four runs in the sixth inning wednesday night for a 5-4 win Over the indians at Cleveland a Victory which gave the sox an 8-6 Mark for the out of town Campaign. Boston was Idle today but will go into action again Friday against new York. New York is the red sox first opponent in Bostons final Home stand which features three games each with the Yankees Chicago and California. In Bostons big spurt wednesday night Bob Tillman George Smith and Jim Lonborg loaded the bases on a walk a single and a bunt. Jose Tartabull singled Pinch runner Jose Santiago Home. Joe Foy hit a sacrifice Fly and scored Smith. Tony Cong Llano walked to fill the bases and George Scott singled in two More runs. Boston had scored in the firs off Rookie George Culver on a walk to Tartabull and a Conigliaro double. In the sixth Culver was replaced by Tom Kelley who an inning later yielded to Bob Heffner. Cleveland scored once in the first and seventh and twice in the ninth. By Jeff Meyers up sports writer the Fate of the 1966 new York Yankees will be remembered Long after their predecessors 29 Pennant championships Are forgotten for today the mighty Bronx bombers Are in last place. While most Yankee teams of the past were fighting for an american league Flag along about september the current edition is battling for its prestige alone. The yanks whose 20 world series titles May never be matched fell into 10th place wednesday night after losing 3-2 to Baltimore and Only two Days after the league leading orioles eliminated them from the race. Elsewhere Detroit blanked Washington 4-0, Boston shaded Cleveland 5-4, Minnesota downed Chicago 6-4 and Kansas City ripped California 6-3. The orioles who reduced their Pennant clinching magic number to 12, further humbled the Yankees by taking the season series 15 games to three. Baltimore snapped a 2-2 tie in the eighth inning. The orioles loaded the bases on two walks and a fielders Choice and Brooks Robinson drove in Luis Aparicio with a smash off Clete Boyers Chest. New York starter Mel Stottlemyre limited the orioles to four hits one a Homer by Robinsons but nevertheless suffered his 17th loss against 12 victories. The second place tigers remained iov2 games off the Pace on the three hit hurling of Earl Wilson who won his ninth straight and 18th of the season. Wilson not permitting a Washington runner past second base was provided with three runs in the first on four straight singles. George Scott singled in two runs during a four run sixth inning that lifted the red sox out of the cellar. Boston starter Jim Lonborg 9-8 yielded 13 hits in eight innings before John Wyatt replaced him after Jim Gentile Pinch hit a Home run in the ninth. Harmon Killebrew scored the tie breaking run in the eighth inning when Ken Berry a throw from right fled went into the Chicago dugout. The twins tallied four runs in the stanza. Jack Lamabe wingless against Minnesota in six decisions held the twins scoreless until the seventh. Danny Cater doubled Home a run during Kansas City a three run first inning and singled across two runs with a bases loaded single in the seventh. Jack Aker scored his 24th save of the season by hurling 3 2-3 innings to preserve Lew Kraus sets 12th Victory in 20 decisions. Joe Adcock slammed his 18th Homer for the Angels. Point race continues at Lebanon Speedway West Lebanon . A because of the rainout at Lebanon Valley Speedway saturday night Competition for season Points Champ has been extended one week. Karl Haeussel of Latham ., with 306 Points goes into this saturdays race leading the sportsman class. Haeussel was High Point Champion last year and has won one feature this season. Bobby Leach of Stafford Springs Conn., is running second in the standings with 295 Points. Butch Jelley of Pownal with several seconds but no firsts this summer is within striking distance of the championship with 283. The Winner of the main event receives 35 Points. Barry Purdy of Bennington has already clinched the season Points championship in the special class. The sportsman main event saturday has been named the de Carey memorial race in Honor of eds a Doc Carey who was killed last Winter in an automobile Accident. Carey was both the track s chief safety inspector and male nurse on the ambulance. Forest service Deputy chief to speak Montpelier a Richard f. Droege associate Deputy chief of the United states Forest service accepts bids Mays Landing . Up a owners of ruffle Assegai and what a treat returned acceptance tuesday to Start in the $100,000 United Handicap sept. 17 at City race course. Nations Atlantic commissioner announces world series schedule new York up a the first two games of the world series Are scheduled for oct. 5-6 in a National league City unless a playoff is required to determine the Pennant Winner in either circuit baseball commissioner William d. Eck Ert announced wednesday. If a playoff is necessary it will Start on oct. 3�?the Day after the completion of the regular season games and be a Best of three games sequence running on consecutive Days. But there will be a Day off father-8011 team wins Dorset tourney Namath still sidelined As jets ready for Miami by Gary kale up sports writer the new York jets have Speed depth and Power but have to answer a $400,000 question with a second string quarterback in their baseball standings ame Ric an league National league w. L. Pct. Go w. L. Pct. Go Baith 89 51 .636pittsburgh 82 59 .582 a a a Detroit 79 62 .560 iov2 . 81 59 .579 1/2 11/2 Minnesota 77 65 .542 13 . 79 59 .572 Chicago 73 70 .510 171/2 Philadelphia 76 66 .545 61/2 Cleveland 72 71 .503 181/2 St. Louis 72 69 .511 to California 70 70 .500 19 Atlanta 71 70 .504 la Washington 64 81 .441 271/2 Cincinnati 70 70 .500 iu/2 Kansas City 63 80 .441 271/2 Houston 63 80 .441 20 Boston 64 82 .438 28 new York 60 81 .426 22 new York 62 81 .434 281/2 Chicago 49 90 .353 32 wednesdays results Boston 5 Cleveland 4, night Baltimore 3 new York 2, night Detroit 4 Washington 0, night Minnesota 6 Chicago 4, night Kan City 6 Calif. 3, night wednesdays results Atlanta 8 Pittsburgh 3, night St. Louis 6 Houston 5, night . 3 . 2, 12 inns., night Only games scheduled american football league opener against Miami in the Orange bowl Friday night. Joe Namath who started professional footballs huge Bonus trend with a contract with almost a half million dollars is sidelined with a sore knee. Mike Taliaferro who played second fiddle to Namath last season is now the first concern of the jets. If Taliaferro can move the team in regular season play the Way he directed the jets to a 4-0 exhibition record new York is a shoo in against Miami. The jets Are favored by two touchdowns Over the Al fledging. The dolphins were a Tough lot in their Al debut to Oakland last Friday night dropping a 23-14 decision after Joe Auer ran Back the opening Kickoff 95 Yards to give Miami an Early 7-0 Lead. Quarterback Rick Norton a $300,000 package from the University of Kentucky threw for one touchdown pass As he alternated signal calling with Dick Wood a former Jet. Miami passers Are in Strong Rush from the Forward Wall and the defense must contend for a jets Dolphin with a Firestone de luxe Champion new treads any size Whitewall retreads on sound tire bodies or on your own tires for Only $ 4949 plus tax and 4 Trade in tires of same size off your car. Healthy Matt Snell and Rookie sensation Emerson Boozer. The Champion Buffalo Bills having lost their opener to san Diego Are two Point picks sunday Over the visiting Kansas City chiefs who unveil Heisman trophy Winner Mike Garrett in his first regular Al game. Pc scored an average of 30 Points in four preseason contests and coach Henry Stram has the pleasant task of choosing Between Len Dawson and Pete Beathard at quarterback. Both can throw the Long Ball. The Boston patriots the third team to draw a buy last week in the nine team league will open with babe Parilli in san Diego saturday night and then probably give John Huarte his own football at last. Huarte 1964 Heisman Winner from notre Dame make the Grade with the jets because of Namath a presence last year. The chargers Are i2v2 Point favourites Over Boston As they seek to repeat As Western division champs. John Hadl had a Good game in the Buffalo Victory with 14 of 18 passes for 160 Yards and two touchdowns. In another saturday night encounter Houston and Veteran George Blanda Are rated even against Oakland on the oilers Home grounds. Houston blasted Denver 45-7 in its season inaugural As the 38-year-old Blanda threw three touchdown passes. The oilers Lead in All three offensive statistics and two of the three major defensive categories. The National football league kicks off the 1966 Campaign with Baltimore playing Green Bay at Milwaukee saturday night. The two teams met in a playoff for the Western division title last december Dorset a difficult As the rain proved to be for Golf and Tennis tournaments held at the Dorset Field club Over the labor Day weekend it did not completely ruin the scheduled matches. Golfers dressed in a Motley array of rain gear did make their rounds and a total of six flights of Golf matches were played. The Tennis did t fare As Well and was delayed until the better weather sunday permitted a vigorous schedule of sets to finish planned competitions. The labor Day club championship went to a father son team Kim Halligan of Montclair . And his son Hanse of Simsbury Conn. Who with a score of 2-1 Defeated Howard Gaudette of Manchester and Michael Fay of Dorset. Kim Halligan who has played at the Dorset Field club for the last 45 years played his last championship match in 1926 at the club. At that time he played Edward Hardie who had been Georgia state Cham a a 1 and was the last f the famed Bobby for he gained nation. Enc. Kim Halligan Shane is also an old hand at the Dorset Field club and ii s b a Lay g since he was to. Victors in the other flights were Bruce Fay and Lynn Bourn who Defeated Gene Krenz and Austin fells with a score of 3-2 second flight Don Mattson and Henry Cherboneau who Defeated Leo and Joe Cherboneau with a score of 2-1 third flight Ernest Phillips and John Balch Defeated Leo Cherboneau or. And Chris Swezey or. With a score of 2-1 fourth flight d. Markey and c. Markey Defeated Ken Johnston and Harry Barberjr. With a score of 4-3 fifth flight Gibson Winter and Calvin Skinner Defeated Mike Mikish and Nick Nichols with a score of two up sixth flight Homer Ellis and Gene Kayatta Defeated Ray Leicht and John Kosinski with a score of 2-1. Following the conclusion of any playoff and the Start of the world series. Barring a playoff games three four and five of the fall classic Are scheduled for oct. 8-9-10 in the american league City. If necessary games six and seven of the Best of seven games series will be played oct. 12-13 in the no City. Open dates Are scheduled after the second and fifth games regardless of the cities involved. Eckert stated however that the open dates would be eliminated by sole authority of the commissioner if a extreme or unusual weather actors were involved. All games will Start at i . Local time. Since the possibility of a playoff would move the world series dates Back the sunday oct. 9 contest would begin at noon in san Francisco a because of wind and traffic patterns Quot and at 2 p. In. In Baltimore because of a City ordinance. Eckert said open dates and starting times agreed upon at his office wednesday were designed for a the convenience of players the Public and the aside from Baltimore san Francisco los Angeles and Pittsburgh the commissioner said that a four or five other interested clubs attended the meeting but did not identify them. Eckert also said ticket admission prices for the fall classic would remain the same As in past years to be a in line with the president s desire to hold the line on Price this Means that Box seats will go for $12 each with Reserve grand stand seats Selling for $8, standing room at $4 and bleacher seats at $2. If. Richard f. Droege will be the keynote speaker at the second annual conservation achievement program banquet to be held at the elks club Here sept. 17. Droege a native californian and a graduate of the University of California with a . Degree in forestry is not a stranger to Vermont. In june 1962, he was appointed regional forester for the Eastern sector of the u.s., and the Green Mountain National Forest came under his jurisdiction. Droege had previously worked in eight National forests in California on assignments As assistant Ranger Ranger staff assistant and assistant chief in the division of fire control in the san Francisco regional office. He was Forest supervisor at the Angeles National Forest before promotion As assistant regional forester and a Transfer to Milwaukee. Droege is a member of the Izaak Walton league society of american foresters and the american forestry association. He is a member and director of the soil conservation society of America. Droege will help present awards to vermonters singled out for distinguished achievement in the Field of conservation during 1966, and award the conservationist of the year trophy which was won in 1965 by Richard Macomber of Montpelier who works for the Vermont Central planning office. A Wilson Corn King Bacon 1 i la package 79c Armour Star baby beef liver 49c 5 Salem a Market 831 Maines \ father son grandson Kim Halligan left of Montclair ., stands with his son Hanse of Simsbury Conn., and grandson David after the Halligan team won the Dorset club championship labor Day. David helped out with the cad dying. Skinner Friday and saturday Are collection Days for your Banner newspaper boy hell appreciate your cooperation Economy Auto stores inc. 530 main Street \ a. Bennington it

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