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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 26, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 10-Bennington Banner thursday september 26, 1963 i Manchester second of a series Willie streaks to .317, Koufax gains number 25 by the associated press watch Willie Mays baseball a bouncy est convalescent. He May be the first Guy to win a batting title with an off year. The san Francisco giants Center fielder who fought through a protracted slump and then was forced into a four game Layoff with nervous exhaustion Early this month is on a hitting tear. Willie went 4-for-4 wednesday a triple two doubles and a single a although the giants were beaten by Philadelphia 6-4, and powered himself right into the Middle of the scrap for the National league batting title. Mays was hitting .301 when he was sidelined and in a phenomenal climb since then he has raised his average to .317. He a currently on a 13-game hitting Streak 25-for-53 and a .472 clip. Ahead of Mays in the scramble for the batting Crown Are defending Champion Tommy Davis of the Pennant winning los Angeles dodgers he sat .323 after two singles in three trips in a 1-0 Triumph Over the new York mets. Sandy Koufax won his 25th in that one and became the fourth Pitcher in major league history to strike out 300 in one season. Burr Burton in state Golf meet no Down payment charge it your Way take 30 Days or months to pay 210north Bennington Road Dick Groat of St. Louis batting .320 after two hits in five tries As the second place cardinals ended a six game losing string by beating the Chicago cubs 5-2. Orlando Cepeda of the giants whacked a three run Homer in four appearances and has a .319 Mark. His blow was matched by a three run Pinch hit Homer by Don Demeter and a two run shot by Johnny Callison in a seventh inning rally that gave the phils the Victory. Hank Aaron of the Milwaukee braves got his 43rd he Mer for a .318 average helping Warren Spahn beat the Cincinnati reds 9-5. Spahn 22-7 for the year and with 349 victories in a magnificent career also homered. And Roberto Clemente of the Pittsburgh pirates a Wentl-for-4 in a 2-1 defeat at Houston and slipped to .318. The Colts took this one with a two run uprising in the seventh after being blanked on two hits by Tom Sisk through six. New York s american league Champion Yankees took Only one hour and 38 minutes to dispose of the los Angeles Angels 3-1. Hard throwing Jim Bouton warmed up for a world series Start with a seven inning workout for his 21st Victory allowing three hits and facing Only 15 men in his last five innings. Bob Saverine in his last game before starting a six month army hitch got three hits and batted in two runs in leading Baltimore to a 10-2 Romp Over Chicago. White sox Rookie Gary Peters was rocked in his old to become a 20-game Winner. Also in the Al Ken Retzer a .227 Batter rapped out four hits and knocked in five runs leading Washington to a 6-2 Victory Over Detroit and de Charles sacrifice Fly in the seventh inning delivered the clinching run As Kansas City edged Boston 7-6. Minnesota and Cleveland were not scheduled. Koufax worked five shutout innings in the dodgers close one Over the mets with eight strikeouts extending his no record to 306. The Lone run in the game came in the first when Wally Moon and Tommy Davis singled and Moon scored Ona wild Pickoff attempt by Roger Craig. Manchester a girls and boys varsity Golf teams from Burr and Burton Seminary will compete in state meet at Springfield monday sept. 30. Coach Catherine Ambrose and mrs. Robert j. Fisk will drive the eight girls participating. They Are Cheryl Tuttle a senior Susan Ouellette a Junior Sally St an Nard and Margaret Finnegan sophomores and Fisk Diane Dufresne and Cynthia Fleming freshmen. Coach Clifford Weymouth will accompany the to boys participating. On his first team which will count in the scoring Are Neil Pierson Angie Higuera David Fielding Tom Parsons and Edward Smith. Competing for medallist will be Jim Kregas Billy West Jim Henry Mike Bentley and Leo Reynolds. Another name for braves Fie id Boston apr Boston University Field formerly braves Field formerly National league Park formerly braves Field will be renamed Nickerson Field saturday Between the halves of the by West Virginia football game. The Field will be named on Honor of William e. Nickerson who donated funds for by athletic facilities in Weston in 1926. Nickerson Field originally was located on the Weston Newton line but the College had to give up the facility in 1952 for the Massachusetts toll Road. Before by Field was so named it was used by the baseball Boston braves of the National league. It was re christened National league Park when the braves were known As the bees during the late 1930s then renamed braves Field when the team reverted to its old name. Boston University purchased the Field from the braves in 1952 after the team went to Milwaukee. Cake and Bubble gum but no the a ties this was the scene in the dodgers dressing room at los Angeles wednesday a few hours after St. Louis loss to the cub4 clinched the National league Pennant for the dodgers. The players were dressing to meet the mets. Left to right Sandy Koufax Don Drysdale Bon Perranoski Pete Richert manager Walter Alston. Lee Walls coach Pete Reiser Tommy Davis Willie Davis and Ron fairly. On the table is a Celebration cake and a Supply of Bubble gum. A photo Yankees name series pitchers . Pretty sure of rotation new York apr new York Yankee left hander Whitey Ford baseball a biggest world series Winner will pitch the first game of the 1963 october classic probably against los Angeles Sandy Koufax at Yankee stadium next wednesday. Yankee left hander Al Downing and right hander Jim Bouton will pitch the second and third games for the Yankees manager Ralph Houk said today in making known his series plans. He did not specify the order of pitchers for the second and third games. Houk said he would depend on just three starters thus assigning Ralph Terry pitching hero of the Yankees 1962 world series Triumph Over san Francisco to bullpen duty. Houk also said he planned to play his eight regulars including Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris in every game without resorting to Plato Ning. Quot in a going to go with the pitchers who have done the Best Job during the regular season a a the Yankee skipper said. The same starting line up which Defeated the giants in seven games last october will open against los Angeles regardless of who pitches for the dodgers. Quot i understand the dodgers Are going to go with three pitchers too a Koufax Podres and Drysdale a said Houk. Quot i talked with american league w. L. Pct. . New York 104 55 .654 a Chicago 91 67 .576 12v2 Minnesota 89 70 .560 15 Baltimore 84 75 .528 20 Detroit 78 81 .491 26 Cleveland 76 82 .481 271 2 Boston 75 85 .469 29 to Kansas c. 72 86 .456 311 i . 70 90 .438 34 v2 Washington 55 103 .348 48> j wednesdays results new York 3, los Angeles i Kansas City 7, Detroit 2 Baltimore to Chicago 2 Only games scheduled today a game Cleveland at Kansas City n Friday s games Washington at Chicago 2 Twilight Cleveland at Kansas City n Detroit at Baltimore n Minnesota at new York n Only games scheduled National league w. A pct. . . 98 60 .620 a St. Louis 92 67 .579 6v2 san fran. 85 73 .538 13 Philadel. 84 74 .532 14 Cincinnati 84 75 .528 14 i Milwaukee 83 76 .522 15vi Chicago 80 79 .503 i8v2 Pittsburgh 73 85 .462 25 Houston 63 95 .399 35 new York 50 108 .316 48 wednesdays results St. Louis 5,chicago2 Philadelphia 6, san Francisco 4 Milwaukee 9, Cincinnati 5 Houston 2, Pittsburgh i los Angeles i new Yorko today s games Philadelphia at san Francisco Pittsburgh at Houston n new York at los Angeles n Only games scheduled fridays games at St. Louis n Chicago at Milwaukee n new York at Houston n Pella Deli Ilia at los Angeles n Pittsburgh at san Francisco n floor Sander rentals just received our new heavyweight Porter Cable Sander for the Best Job try this new machine. Paper a paint and All accessories h. Greenberg amp son inc. 321 main St. Dial 2-6324 or 2-6325 Liu Ltd a a pro Iii sound War Wellesley mass. Apr have to worry about the Quot Sopho Boston celtics coach red aur More Jinx in the coining Nabach says John Havlicek does no to tonal basketball league season. Quot he was a pro from the minute he stepped out there As a Rookie and i gave him the alternating double defensive Job of covering Forward Willie Naulls and Richie Guerin a says Auerbach. Havlicek says playing both the front court and the Back court helped his versatility As a Rookie. Quot it also afforded me More playing time than i had imagined a he said. Quot i still have far to go As a real sound guard i know but i Learned a great Deal at that spot last Alston dodger manager Walter Alston during a radio interview and he came right out and said Koufax would pitch the first game. Quot he said his second game Choice Lay Between Podres and Ford has 24 victories and Koufax 25. Ford will be seeking his Lith world series Triumph in the opener. He has lost five. Koufax who has appeared in two world series games dropped his Only decision in 1959. He was beaten 1-0 by the Chicago White sox. Major league leaders american league batting 400 at bats a Yastrzemsky Boston .320 Kaline Detroit .310. Runs a Allison Minnesota 97 Pearson los Angeles and Tresh new York 92. Runs batted in Stuart Boston 118 Kaline Detroit too. Hits a Yastrzemski Boston 182 Ward Chicago and Pearson los Angeles 176. Doubles a Yastrzemski Boston 39 Ward Chicago 34. Triples Versalles Minnesota 13 Hinton Washington 12 Home runs Killebrew Minnesota 45 Stuart Boston 42. Stolen bases a a Alclo Baltimore 39 Hinton Washington 25. Pitching 15 decisions a Ford new York 24-7, .774 Downing new York 13-4, .765. Strikeouts a Bunning Detroit 194 Pascual and Silgman Minnesota 193. National league batting 400 at bats it. Davis los Angeles .323 Groat St. Louis .320. Runs a h. Aaron Milwaukee 119 Mays san Francisco 112. Runs batted in a. Aaron Milwaukee 129 Boyer St. Louis 110. Hits a Pinson Cincinnati 201 flood Groat and White St. Louis 198. Doubles Groat St. Louis 42 Pinson Cincinnati 37. Triples a Pinson Cincinnati 14 Gonzalez Philadelphia 12. Home runs a. Aaron Milwaukee and Mccovey san Francisco 43. Stolen bases wills los Angeles 37 h. Aaron Milwaukee 30. Pitching 15 decisions a Perranoski los Angeles 16-3, .842 Koufax los Angeles 25-5, .833. Strikeouts Koufax los Angeles 306 Maloney Cincinnati 254. Brooklyn Ite fetes Little leagues Manchester a the annual banquet of the Little league baseball players was held at it. Equinox Grange Hall thursday evening. A Turkey dinner was served by mrs. C. Burr Cadoret and her assistants. Paul h. Bullock introduced the guests. He had Praise for the officers coaches managers and umpires who gave freely of their time in helping the boys in Little league. Mention was made of 52 local businesses that make advertising donations each year. Sponsoring organizations Are the Manchester rotary club Manchester Lions club Odd Fellows roof and the veterans of foreign wars vow. Special donations have been received from these organizations for the Pur Chase of new uniforms and equipment. After expressing gratitude for the moral and financial support of Little league the treasurer reported the league in satisfactory financial condition. Attendance at the games was better than the previous year. Anthony a. Lorenzo president called on the coaches to present certificates to the boys graduating this year. John h. West made the awards to the following members of the Odd Fellows team Ronald Bentley David Bushee Frank Mone Michael Sherman Thomas tows Ley and David Wall. Coach Arthur sessions of the Lions club presented a certificate to John Hayden. Dudley Griffis made the awards for the rotary club team to Gregory Comar William Roberts Rudy Veghten Paul Wells and Gary Wilcox. For the vow Edwin Clayton gave certificates to Richard Clayton Louis Lorenzo and Walter Corner. The Odd Fellows and Lions teams shared the co Champion shop with identical records of 12 wins and 6 losses. The rotary team was not far behind with a 10-8 record with the hard Luck vow team having a 2-16 slate. President Lorenzo presented trophies to the competing teams and urged the boys to keep on playing baseball. Don b. Otis of the Burr and Burton faculty showed two sports films to the group of boys while the adults held a business meeting of Little league. Hart and hound rally sunday by a Mac an Indian summer rally will be conducted by the Green Mountain Auto sports club of Bennington sunday. Registration will begin at i . At the first National parking lot on . 7 and the first car will be off at 1 45 . The event set up by rally master Henry Fitzgerald of Greenwich n.y., will be a Hare and hound run. This Type rally does not require special navigational equipment just Sharp eyes and a bit of intuition to spot signs along the Way which direct the motoring team to the destination. A Driver navigator and any Type of automobile is All that is required and the club event is open to anyone interested. Guglielmi cardinals almost released Musial for wildness in �?T39 Calls la quits Bennington it. New York up a manager ii Hodges of the Washington senators is the Only member of the last Brooklyn dodger team who moved to Brooklyn n.y., from another state and still lives there. New York apr Ralph Guglielmi has made his last play As a professional football player kicking away More than a$100-a-week pension he could have claimed merely by showing up for one game with the san Francisco 49ers. Traded to the 49ers by the new York giants earlier in the week the 29-year-old former notre Dame All America decided wednesday to retire. In doing so he passed up an estimated $437 monthly pension or $5,244 a year he would Start receiving at age 65. Guglielmi said he was aware of the pension but he had been refused a no Cut contract by san Francisco and Quot would have been doing a grave injustice to myself and to the 49ers if i went out there just to play one game and be sure of a Guglielmi a quarterback in the National football league since 1955 at Washington St. Louis and new York said he would return to his insurance business in Washington . Under the a Fly a pension plan a player must be on the Active roster for at least three games a year in five years starting in 1959, to become eligible. Guglielmi had played two games this year and needed one More to qualify. Baseball stars batting a Willie Mays giants lifted average to .317 with 4-for-4 performance with a triple two doubles and a single in 6-4 loss to Philadelphia. Pitching a Sandy Koufax dodgers won his 25th game in a 1-0 Triumph Over the new York mets and brought his strikeout total for the year to 306, becoming Only the fourth Pitcher since 1900 to reach the 300-Strlkeout level. By Joe Reichler associated press sports writer new York apr in his 22 years with the St. Louis cardinals Stan the Man Musial has proved himself As one of the genuinely great players of baseball. No one bothers to argue that Point any More. Wherever you choose to look you can find evidence supporting the belief that Musial through the years has been the greatest Star in National league history. Other players use him As their Model. His employers use him As a showpiece for their organization. At the Sunset of a glorious career the 42-year old wonder is still one of the most feared and respected hitters in All baseball. So it seems impossible that at one time Musial was so erratic and so unimpressive that a minor league manager saw no future in him and recommended his release. But this is exactly what happened. On Augustic 1939, the Cardinal front office received a report on Musial then a Young Pitcher in his second pro season with a class d team at Williamson a Small Mountain town at the West Virginia Kentucky Border. A the boy is quite a problem a read the report of manager Harrison Wickel. Quot he is by far the wildest Pitcher i have Ever seen. He has t pitched a Complete game Here in Ages and he must average at least to walks a game. I recommend because i Don t believe he Beni boosters elect officers officers were elected by the Beni boosters last night to serve in a temporary position until the end of the football season or at such time the Constitution of the club is accepted. Col. Edward h. Giles was elected president Howard c. Stevens vice president Donald alter Secretary and Charles j. Read treasurer. In connection with the pos game social sessions for the athletic teams begun last saturday Giles named mrs. Eva Betts hospitality chairman in lieu of the Yeoman work he contributed to the get together. The club discussed the pos game social and agreed it was a Success Over All but mentioned some aspects which would be changed. The second gathering will be held saturday after the Bellows Falls Beni game for the players cheerleaders and band members Only. Giles read a letter he received from a Friend in Windsor who has a son playing football. Although the father was unable to attend he wrote that the son thought the social was a great idea and was so enthused that the father is going to attempt to Start the idea in Windsor. It was agreed to show Beni football game movies of the previous weeks games publicly for anyone interested each thursday beginning oct. 3. Regular meetings will be held on the second and last wednesdays of the month beginning oct. 9. Dartmouth indians Lack experienced linebackers by the associated press things Are really getting hot at Hanover n.h., where the Dartmouth indians Are preparing to open their football season against Bucknell saturday. So hot in fact that it took the fire department an hour to put out a Brush fire on a Hill overlooking the practice Field yesterday. Dartmouth coach Bob Blackman is worried about the inexperience of his linebackers. Quot our linebackers Are our key on defense he said Quot because they must Call the defensive formations. And right now we have no really experienced player at either of the line backing the big Green s top linebacker from last season was Din Mckinnon now with the Boston patriots of the american football league. Coach John Yovicsin whose Harvard team opens against the University of Massachusetts saturday is hoping that mistakes can be kept at a minimum. Quot that s the Way Well have to win keeping our first game errors Down Quot he said. Quot we re hoping that the hitting we have been doing this week in Contact Siiss Rinderson still i inn Iii Quot in Britain Newcastle Ireland apr Joanne Gunderson three time United states women a Amateur Golf Champion was confident today that she had a Good Chance of adding the British title to her collection. The 24-year-old Providence . Curtis cup Star reached the Quarter finals wednesday with a two Hole Victory Over Margaret Sullivan of Ireland. Joanne said Quot i feel in a hitting the Ball better and mrs. Anne Stranahan of Toledo Ohio lost 2 and i to Irish Champion Philomena Garvey. Center and Captain Charlottesville a. Apr Turnley Todd a 215-Pound line Star from Orange va., is the 1963 Captain of the University of Virginia football team. Todd was shifted from offensive guard to Center. Drills through wednesday will make the boys it appears that halfback Tom Bilodeau will be unable to Start against mass. He has been Back at practice Only a few Days since recovering from a sprained knee. Boston University will be facing a third team All America in Junior quarterback Jerry Yost when the terriers play West Virginia in their Home o p e n e r saturday. Yost completed 12 of 19 passes against Navy last weekend despite the headlines going to Navy s Roger staubach As the middies won 51-7. Williams will have six starters Back from last year s club which had a 6-2 record when the Eph men open against Trinity. Sophomore Lee Comfort a 5-foot-6, 170-Pound Scarback is the Only Backfield starter who was t a regular last season. He was moved to the first team after his showing in a scrimmage with Bates in which he caught three key passes and scored Williams Only touchdown. New Hampshire May have its hands full trying to Stop Colby end Bruce Weidman if the Wayland mass., senior has another Day like he enjoyed against Norwich in last saturdays opener. Waldman a senior intercepted a pass recovered two fumbles and scored three touchdowns though Colby lost 28-27. Another Wayland mass., resident Sophomore John Joyce is expected to be starting finely end for new Hampshire. Brown Learned yesterday that first string quarterback Jim Dunda will miss the Bruins opener with Columbia. Dunda suffered a knee injury two weeks and still is hobbling. Bob Hall a 6-foot-2, 180 Pounder from Walpole mass., will Start in his place. Will Ever be Able to find the plate. And of he should i done to think he has enough stuff to get Nineteen year old Musial was in his second year of professional Ball. He was earning $70 a month and sending $10 of it Home regularly. It is interesting to note that the manager added this footnote Quot i am at a loss to say definitely what to do with him. He has the Best of habits and is a Fine Quot i Don t blame him a said Musial As he recalled his minor league frustrations. Quot i was no Ball of fire even of i did win 19 games at Daytona Beach the next year. That was when i Hurt my shoulder so badly i pitch any More. Quot i think that was the darkest Point of my career a Stan added. Stands father a Strong willed polish immigrant ill worker strongly objected to his songs Choice of a baseball career Over a College education but the younger Musial had a staunch supporter in his Mother. Starting at $65 a month Stab Rose in stature and earning capacity to the Point where he commanded a salary of $100,000 in 1958 and �?T59. His lifetime earnings with the cardinals exclusive of world series cuts amounted to $1,268,777. Musial after 25 years in baseball is independently wealthy with numerous outside interests. He owns a half interest in what Many consider the finest restaurant in St. Louis is a principal stockholder and director of a suburban Bank owns a Bowling Alley and has Large investments in stocks Bonds and real estate. He fives with his wife and four of their five children in a $50,000 red Brick Home in outlying St. Louis Hills. Be band for so. Burlington on Gridiron South Burlington apr South Burlington a High school teams will have to make do without the band music that has floated from the rooting Section in past years. Participation by the High a Nooi band in athletic events and music festivals is Over. One main reason is that school officials Don t believe there is much educational value for the band members in such events. Ronald v. Foulkes music director at the school told the town school Board tuesday night that Quot compulsory attendance of band members at Ball games is an infringement on the time of the student who has elected music and now finds he must attend Ball Foulkes was backed up by principal John Herbert and superintendent Robert d. Lull. The three educators contended music at the High school should mean More to the students than simply having played in the band. Foulkes added there was More educational value in formal concerts. Ivs vigils nun contract Boston apr manager Johnny Pesky of the Boston red sox has been signed to Pilot the american league club next season. The red sox announced last night that Pesky had been Given a one year contract. Red sox attendance is up some 200,000 this season Pesky a first As a major league manager Over last year. Notice the water department feels due to the Lack of rain it is necessary to conserve the use of water. Until further notice the use of Lawn Hose will be banned. Board of water commissioners bostonian flex Aires from an old baseball Glove bostonian discovered a secret for flexible shoes. Lubricating and kneading assures flexible Comfort from your first Steps. Hand stitched for extra soft flexibility where your foot bends. Pry a pair and feel for yourself. Adams clothes shop a shoes too a free parking in rear of store

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