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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 10, 1965, Bennington, Vermont It Hennington Banner Friday september to 1965 Koufax ranks As pitching Genius 4king of pitchers my it o Rig r. I. An Skord up sports writer Sandy Koufax has reached the supreme Standard of excellence in baseball. To Alexander Mathewson Feller Johnson Hubbell and Young to All the pitchers who have preceded Sandy Koufax a move Sandy Koufax Lias earned Hie title a King of even the fabulous records of those immortal greats even their legends cannot match the pitching achievements of 29-year-old Sandy Koufax who became the first Lethander Ever to win a perfect game and the first major league Pitcher in history to hurl four no hit Norun games when the los Angeles dodgers perfectionist beat the Chicago cubs 1-0 thursday night. The Miracle of the flawless Gem Over the cubs looms even greater because Koufax career has been in jeopardy for the last six months since he in perfect zanies los Angeles up a following is a list of the perfect games which have been pitched in baseball history 1880 John Lee Richmon Worcester is. Cleveland no june 12 1-0 John w. Ward provide is. Buffalo no june 17 5-0. 1904 by Young Boston is. Philadelphia Al May 5 3-0. 1908 addle Joss Cleveland is. Chicago Al oct. 2 1-0. 1917 Ernie Shore Boston is. Washington Al june 23 4-0. 1922 c. C. Robertson Chicago is. Detroit Al april 30 2-0. I f�4 Don Larsen new York Al is. Brooklyn no oct. 8 2-0. I it a Ltd Jim Bunning Philadelphia is. New York no Lune 21 6-0. 1965 Sandy Koufax los Angeles is. Chicago no sept. 9 1-0. soft double triple a is Quot Hilf Stamps a Fra of i Nosb grand Union Empire no i in in in Purchase necessary a of a a d a up h f it a i k amp a .1 4 i i Elfei by Little Sparks Burn great forests common sense is All that stands Between controlled burning and full scale Forest fires. Before you Start Ann no a. Check local regulations. Be sure fires can to spread. Never Burn on dry or winds never. Leave tires unattended. Nine out of ten Forest fires Are caused by careless people. So flout by a Lith is. Limo Kirk Sjef. Before you Start any fire 1 Folio the local resections 2 be sure fire can t spread 3 Don t bum on dry or Windy Days and never leave fire unattended please. Only you can prevent Forest fires Bennington Banner curved traumatic arthritis in his left Elbow. Koufax struck out 14 men including the last six batters in a Row to boost his seasons total to 332 a just 16 Short of the major league record set by Bob Feller in 1946. With perfect control and a blazing fast Ball Koufax was hit hard Only once when Byron Brown of the cubs spanked a line drive which dodger Center Lelder Willie Davis caught Waist High. A i knew i had the no hitter All along a Koufax said. A but it never entered my mind it might be a perfect Bob Hendley the losing Pitcher for the cubs also had a no hitter until the seventh inning when Lou Johnson doubled for the Only hit off Hendley just recently recalled from the minor leagues. The Only run came in the fifth when Johnson walked moved to second on Ron fairly a sacrifice bunt stole third and scored when Catcher Chris Krugis wild throw went into left Field. The Victory enabled the dodgers to remain a half game behind the National league leading san Francisco giants who blanked Houston 4-0. Cincinnati whipped new York 3-2 in the Only other no game played. Philadelphia at Milwaukee was postponed because of rain. In the american league Minnesota tripped Chicago 10-4 and California belted Kansas City 7-2 in the Only games scheduled. Koufax no hitter was the third pitched this season in the major leagues. Jim Maloney of Cincinnati hurled the other two losing a 10-inning decision 1-0 to the new York mets on june 14, and beating the cubs 1-0 also in to innings on aug. 19. In addition to equalling the major league strikeout record for a single 18 game twice on aug. 31, 1959 against the giants and on april 24, 1962 against the cubs Koufax tossed no hitters against the mets on june 30, 1962 against the giants on May la 1963 and on june 4, 1964 against the Phillies. Among his other major records is a world series record of 15 whiffs in one game a a i 7. It r a a v pitching immortal a dodgers pitching Ace Sandy Koufax limbers up the magic left that hurled a perfect game at the cubs yesterday. Koufax struck out 14, As he pitched the fourth no hitter of his career. Against the Yankees on oct. 2, 1963. The Triumph was his 22nd this season against seven losses. Juan Marschal captured his 21st Victory with a four hit Effort for the giants against Houston. The giants pounded loser Bob Bruce 9-18 for All their runs and five hits including Tom hallers 12th Home run. It was the giants sixth Mele excited still wary As twins clobber Chicago Chicago up a Sam Mele does not want to a a hex his Minnesota twins by declaring them in prematurely As american league Pennant winners. The twins racked up tile second place Chicago White sox 10-4 thursday to open up a seven game Lead on the pack with Only 19 games remaining. But Mele who declared t h e White sox series was a a Little like the world series a said he did no to know what the future held. A i Haven to figured out How Many games we be got to play a he said. A i know we go Turkey shoot sept. 12 is the Date for the a Turkey shoot planned by the fish and game club of Arlington. The event will again be held on the Field of William Lomberg of Sandgate. Marksmen can Start at to . And continue until 5 . As refreshments will be available. Come and make a Day of it. In Case of rain it will be held on sept. 19. To Boston and then go Home and i know we be got five left with Baltimore. A but i done to know whether we won tile Pennant by beating the White sox. A i got a Little excited myself with All the interest in the Nicklaus favored Iii Golf series Akron Ohio up a Jack Nicklaus who shot the worst Golf of his fabulous Young career Here two weeks ago will be shooting for Pride and big Money saturday in the opening round of the world series of Golf. The Tricky Firestone country club course however has been Good to the Buckeye belter who twice has won the world series prize and has averaged 71.4 in the 24 times he has played the course. The first place purse this year is $50,000. Nicklaus will match strokes compare All others and you la buy tenth color to . Williams opposite old soldiers Home phone2-6858 i better kitchens today. S. A six a to nil a a it the All electric Way a a a a a a a i Usu i a a a .1 my in. A a a consult your electrician builder or Call your cd office Central Vermont Public service corp. In the two Day 36-Hole tourney with Gary player of South Africa who got into the event by winning the . Open and two lesser known golfers. They Are Dave Marr who won the pea title at Ligonier pa., last month and Peter Thomson of Australia the British open Champion. The series is for winners of the top four golfing events in the country with Nicklaus gaining admittance through his record shattering Victory in the masters at Augusta ga., last april. While Nicklaus has twice picked up the first prize Check in the series he had a miserable time on the course two weeks ago in the american Golf classic. The first Day the Columbus Ohio Long Ball hitter shot an 80, tying the highest round in his career and two Days later came Back with a 79. Amie plays Iii . Match Arnold Palmer will play an exhibition match with the winners of the northeastern new York pea Charity Golf tournament on sunday sept. 19, at the winding Brook country club at Valatie . Proceeds from the Charity tournament co sponsored by the northeastern new York pea and Bodnar Oldsmobile of Albany go to the heart and crippled children a funds. Qualifying rounds will be played at the local clubs using full handicaps. Flight winners from each of the clubs will travel to winding Brook country club with their club professionals to play in a pro Amateur event sept. 18 to decide the grand champions. The grand champions will participate in an exhibition with the three winning professionals from the northeastern new York pea and Arnold Palmer on sept. 19. The entry fee of $10 entitles participants to play in the tournament free parking and refreshments and entry to the exhibition at winding Brook on the Day of the match. Quarterbacks scarce a Eastern Grid scene by Steve Snider up sports writer new York up a when certain easterners moan about the drought they re talking about College quarterbacks and not the water shortage. Only one of the major contenders for Eastern honors this fall has an experienced quarterback. That a big rugged Boston College. The eagles have two. But Syracuse and Penn state which have just about every thing else desperately Are seeking a Good one to make the difference in the annual balloting for the Lambert trophy that elects the Eastern Champion. So Are army Navy and Pittsburgh which normally figure to outrank Boston College but May not this year. Syracuse usually less dependent on passing than its major rivals rates a Shade Over Lambert defender Penn state and just might make a splash among the nations top teams of coach Ben Schwartzwalder does hit upon a youngster who can add a throwing threat to the brutal running attack led by Junior halfback Floyd Little. In the Ivy league Harvard has the runners and Dartmouth the passing to make it Tough i Princeton a title defenders in a three Way race. Massachusetts rates As a favorite in the Yankee conference with Gettysburg hopeful of a successful defense in t h e Middle Atlantic conference. The quarterback situation hereabouts is accented by a review of the departed a Gary Wydman of Penn state Wally Mahle of Syracuse Roger stau Bach of Navy Carl Stichweh of army and Fred Mazurek of Pittsburgh. They were real dazzlers some for a full three years of varsity Competition. Syracuse has senior quarterback Ted Holman duelling soph Rick Cassata with Little at left half hopeful of reproducing his 12 touchdown Sophomore season. Ron Oyer shifts from quarterback to fullback and Mike Koski out last year with injuries returns to the other halfback. The orangemen Are big and Strong up front on both offence and defense with Center Killorin most mentioned on the All America Check lists. Penn state 1-4 Over the first half last season wound up 6-4 and has several survivors of that late charge including All America tackle candidate Joe Bellas. Jack White in for Only 151 plays last season Heads the quarterbacks with a Strong corps of halfback including Mike Irwin Don Kuolt Dick Nye and Bob Riggle. The defense could be a problem because of inexperience at some spots and lightweight linebackers. Boston College figured this As a re build Long year but the eagles Are big and have a pair of quarterbacks who had the big Days last season red Foley and Larry Marzetti. Army switches to the a a in formation with Curt Cook running the offensive at quarterback. The defense led by linebacker Townsend Clarke is solid. Navy has a new coach in Bill Elias up from the University of Virginia to replace Wayne Hardin. But Bill has no replacements for the likes of staubach Donnelly and other departed middies. This is a team that la have to get on the Job training to improve on its 3-6-1 record last year. Pittsburgh lacks depth but has Ball toting ammunition in Barry Mcknight and Erie Crabtree to cause trouble along the Way Dps if a suicide schedule. Or. Eddie Anderson stepped Down As coach at holy Cross after a 39-year career including the last 21 with the crusaders but the Good doctor at least left 28 Letterman to brighten the task of his successor Mel Mas Succo. Colgate could be As Good As its 7-2 team of last year and still not Post As Good a record. Harvard is loaded with Good backs and May have a slight Edge among the ivies despite graduation losses in the offensive line. Dartmouth May have one of the East a nifty quarterbacks in Mickey Beard and needs Only some defensive shoring up to go All the Way. Princeton has a Stout defense led by guard Stas Maluszewski and an entirely new Backfield to run its single Wing. Yale is rebuilding under new coach Carmen Cozza. Columbia lost its offensive punch when Archie Roberts was graduated and lost fullback ame Jansen through an injury so touchdowns could be scarce. Cornell is in Good shape except on the line backing department but Brown had heavy graduation losses and Pennsylvania is trying to rebuild under new coach Bob Odell. Straight Victory and Marichal a 10th shutout. Tony Perez belted a ninth in Ning Home run to beat the mets and keep Cincinnati a half game off the giants Pace. Sammy Ellis hurled the last inning in Relief and picked up his 19th Victory against eight losses. Deron Johnson slugged a two run Homer for the reds his 28th this season. Pats Bills rivals a Ain As Al season premieres games and although in be never been in the world series if that s the Way it is i mind a your Guys never really get excited a Mele said. A ooh maybe the first few minutes in the dressing room after a win but then they Settle by Marty Gleason United press International Buffalo . Up a the american football league series Between the Buffalo Bills and Boston patriots has been anything but a Tea party. The Buffalo Boston rivalry was born in the first Al game Ever played. Some 16,000 fans sat subdued in War memorial stadium july 30, 1960 As Boston dubbed the Bills 28-7 for Lou Saban now in his fourth year at the Buffalo Helm. On aug. 15, 1960, the patriots scored a 31-7 Victory in Boston for their second exhibition Triumph Over the Bills. Buffalo blanked Host Boston 13-0 on sept. 23, 1960, for the Bills initial regular season win and the first Al shutout. Saban the former Cleveland Browns linebacker was fired after one and a Hall seasons As Boston coach and Mike Holovak took Over the patriots. Saban became Buffalo s director of player personnel oct. 27, 1961, and was hired As Bills head coach Jan. 18, 1962. Saban lost to and tied his old team in 1962 but the Bills posted their first winning season 7-6-1. Buffalo and Boston hooked up in a tight race for the Eastern division title in 1963 and the patriots prevailed in the first Al playoff game. A crowd of 33,044 braved 24-degree weather do. 28, 1963 to watch the pats slide to a 26-8 Victory in i Civile installs j i Pittsburgh up a Bobby Layne the Blond bomber who Quarter backed for 15 years in the National football league resigned thursday As quarterback coach of the Pittsburgh Steeles. Layne holds nil records of. Most games played most passes attempted most passes completed most yardage gained most touchdown passes and most passes intercepted. No reason was Given for his resignation nor were his plans revealed. Fibrin insults London up a j o g n of Brien 1273/4, Scotland knocked out Jesus Saucedo 125, Mexico. 4. Ice covered War memorial stadium sending Boston into the Al championship game for the first time. The Bills and patriots waged a More torrid Battle for the Eastern division Crown in 1964. Buffalo reeled off nine straight wins before Boston ended the Streak 36-28 on nov. 15 before 42,308 dismayed partisans. The struggle went Down to the final Day of the Campaign and Buffalo rapped Boston 24-14 before 38,021 Snow Laden fans in Fenway Park. The Bills liven rime it Hist. Louis up a Paul Silas 6-foot-7 rebounding Ace of the St. Louis Hawks has been Given extra time off to allow a Shotgun wound to heal and will not report for the first team practice monday. Silas was shot in the foot while on Active duty at it. Jackson . Two skin grafts on his left foot were necessary and More recuperative time was needed. Ground out a 20-7 Victory Over the Western division Champion san Diego chargers dec. 26, 1964 for their first Al title. Those same chargers demolished Boston 51-10 in the 1963 title game. The patriots Lead the series including exhibitions 11-8-1, but Saban Lias a 6-5-1 Mark since shifting to Buffalo. The Bills who finished with a record 13 victories in 15 games last year and the patriots with an 11-3 log figure to be that close again tills season. They will help get the afle a sixth year rolling saturday night in buffaloes Home Park and the outcome could have a major bearing on who captures Eastern division honors. Bear tally w Theodore Miller of Peru killed an 80 la. Bear last weekend when he was Hunting on the old Batchelder place near Walter Williams Home Peru. Tuna tourney Galilee r. I. Up a a Rhode Island investment brokers 743 Pound catch was the one to beat today As the 1965 United states Atlantic tuna tournament moved into its that re and final Day. A flotilla of 132 boats was expected to sail for the Bluffin fishing grounds of Galilee today. Three fish were caught thursday including the 743 Pound tuna pulled in by Crompton Earle of Providence fishing from the Robbie r out of the Point Judith tuna club. Louis Ciaccia of the Blackstone Valley Striper club caught a 650 Pound tuna while or. S. Heyler Elderd of Valley Stream . Brought Home a 245-Pound-er. The Only other tuna caught in the three Day Competition was a 659-Pound fish captured wednesday by Bob Davis of Huntington i. H Ells teak team la horse drawing event Rutland a the team of David Wellspeak of Bennington was the Champion in wednesdays horse drawing at the Rutland fair. The ponderous horses pulled a 10,100 Pound Load the required six feet. The Wellspeak horses also won first place in the morning event for the under 3400 pounds class. They made the winning pull of six feet with a Load of 9200 pounds. According to Wayne Allen of Reading who with his wife has i it Een directing tile horse pulling at the fair since 1947, the Wellspeak horses Are one of the finest championship teams in new England. They have won about 25 straight Blue ribbons in Competition around new England. Hooters in action a North Bennington soccer hopefuls scrimmage at practice in preparation for the season opener of Molly Stark league action next tuesday. The governors under coach John James Are expected to be in the midst of a four team Battle for the league title. Hughes

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