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Independent, The (Newspaper) - September 5, 1957, Pasadena, CaliforniaSetting the City and county of area and through purchases of the plot thickens some of the intrigue being practice within baseball at this precise moment is enough to put the cloak and Dagger men to utter shame. It seems that Del Webb co owner of the new York is thoroughly involved in All arrangements to g league bal to los Angeles. That s he qualified report delivered to this Corner from behind the scenes. It tomes from a High citizen close to the subject a Man who wishes to retain his anonymity. Brooklyn dodger president Walter o Malley has Given major league enthusiasts out this Way a severe ease of the nervous shakes Over the past 10 Days. Tran once More Are in demand. Met a i Iley said a number of Days that he Stin is undo coded As to whether hell move the dodgers from thus came the sudden la. Can t meet Brooklyn dodgers site order Harold c. Mcclellan repro the City owns 180 acres in the u win h. H. . Los. Angeles in negotiations to the Brooklyn dodgers to los Angeles yesterday told a City Council committee prob lems involved in offering the major league club a site for a stadium. The businessman represents Ive said it would be impossible Tor the City and county to offer dodger president Walter o Maley 350 acres of land in Chavez Ravine As he requested As a site for a major league Ball Park. Mcclellan pointed out that Church and assemble a 300-Aere tract the of orator Iam that thus far the City hat not made a firm and final offer to o Malley of the site he re Quested because of the Neces sity of Condo using land to obtain even the acres. He said o Malley also wanted the land improved by moving cubic Yards of Earth to level the property. It s a problem of providing him with x acres of land with x improvements at an undetermined Mcclellan told the committee. It will be at a Price certainly not less than what it costs los an Mcclellan stressed that o Malley and the City must reach an agreement before the end of the month on whether the end of september another the dodgers will move Here or Page 17 thursday sept. 5, 1957, Bob Shofer editor it will be too late. Mayor nor Ris Poulson tuesday said thai unless the dodgers acted before club might step in and draft the territory for a major league team. The negotiator pointed out however that he was not in a position to make commitments to o Malley unless authorized by the Council. The Council Liaison committee then authorized Mcclellan to Contact the dodger president immediately and reach an agreement on exactly what requirements had for All officials had been promising that they were going to get one of the Best in baseball the dodgers Tor . By 1958. A High percent went Alons with the theme. Glorifying Omalley and reporting that the bums were in the bag for . They May yet come. But from All obvious signs they have been far from in the no Earth has yet been turned in Chavez Ravine where an Ultra modern stadium is envisioned. If the dodgers come by 1958, they undoubtedly will be stationed within the limited confines of their farm property f Wrigley a Jirld. Webb wants . San Francisco meanwhile has stolen the Thunder from . On All counts. A straight Forward headed by that City s mayor George Christopher already has landed the new York giants for next season. Work on a new Bay area stadium already is being done. The pangs of anxiety under which the los Angeles move men is Labouring were expressed tuesday by mayor Morris Poulson. Through the medium of newsmen he cautioned o Malley that the better jump within the next four else All things considered the dodgers appear to be far her away now than hey were to months ago. That Opin Ion was shared by the source with which your cloak and Dagger operator Here spoke yesterday. He said we May yet wind up with an. American league team. But the key to the whole Deal is Del Webb. He s behind it All. Webb a construction magnate in the West Long has sex the wish to put major league Ball in los Angeles. He has spoken of doing so Many times in the past. He would like to sell his Yankee holdings and buy the dodgers if and when they come the source revealed. That apparently has been a part of the whole plan All along. Omalley after All is a businessman at heart there is Good reason to believe that he would sell out and that he has been mane vering toward that for some time. In the meantime Webb could work toward blocking any move Here that an american league club might want to make. If major league baseball comes wants to bring it in giants Don t need dodgers if the dodger Deal Falls through it appears that the Washington senators will make the most concerted Effort to relocate in los Angeles. Club president Calvin Griffith advanced the idea last year but it was voted Down by the other member directors. After another bad year some of the stockholders May now have changed their minds. The argument has been advanced in some quarters that the giants decision has ruled out the possibility of an amen can league team coming into . A league must have two teams on the coast to operate successfully these archaic souls maintain. This flunking has been refuted in several High places. Gabe Paul general manager of the Cincinnati ked legs noted in a phone interview in this Corner last week hat in this age of the air plane talk of a travel problem is the most exaggerated thing there Horace Stoneham president of the giants has insisted right along that it will make Little if any difference in travel costs whether the dodgers come out too or the giants go it alone. This was borne out in a sporting news Survey last week. It showed that the dodgers must travel Miles next season whether they stay in Brooklyn or move to . Wanted big operators thus it definitely is possible that an american league club will Zero in on the lucrative . Territory. Poulson How Ever indicates it will not Ever be Washington. One of his Atta Ches spoke for him by phone yesterday. Tie conversation was relative to interest being Dis played by other clubs particularly american league Mem Bers. There was a Chance that Junior circuit outfit May exploit this Virgin area the Man said. But from All the mayor mras said to me i am certain it is not he remarked. It won t be a run Down organization someone who does t have a Good farm system like Brooklyn and Well sir by the same Token and based on the current rate of Exchange it May not be anybody anytime either Garrett winds up pro Grid career in Surprise move growling for the Birdie press Archie Moore the patriarchal Champion who likes to mix a bit of clowning with his fighting had this Tough expression for photographers worked out yesterday at Descanso Beach Cal for his Light heavyweight title defense against Tony Anthony. They los Angeles olympic auditorium sept. 20. Moore declined to get on the Scales Tor newsmen but his Trainer estimated his weight was Down to the Low Iso s. Fullmer body punches earn unanimous nod Over Vejar West Jordan Utah. Of body punching Gene Fullmer improved his chances Lor an other shot at the middleweight Crown Here last night with a unanimous 10-Rpund decision Over Chico Vejar in a nation ally televised bout. V the former middleweight King gave the Stamford conn., Boxer a thorough body beating in scoring the Triumph before a crowd estimated at in Fullmer s Home town. Both Cut both fighters suffered Cut eyes in the rousing Battle. Chico opened a Cut Over full Mer s right Eye in the second and the Utah an Cut Vejar Over the left Eye in the fifth. It was typical Fullmer fight with lie Utah bomber utilizing his tremendous body punching ability to score the decisive win. Vejar s1 Best weapon a counter punching. Time after time he let Fullmer in then countered effectively to the Utah fighter s head. The bout was Fullmer s first Home town appearance since he lost the title to sugar Ray Robinson last May 1. It was his 42nd Triumph in 46 professional fights. Chico floored Mer. Referee Ken Shulsen scored it 49-42. Judge Bob yokum had the score 50-38 and judge Del Markham scored it 47-41. The United press score card had it 48-40. Fullmer scored he Only Knockdown in the fight floor ing Vejar in he third with a Bard right Hook to the Stom Ach Vejar Rose at the count of Angels slip by Portland Bevis 4-3 in opener Portland Ore. To los Angeles edged the Portland beavers 4-3 in the seven inning first game of a Pacific coast league doubleheader played Here last night Gail Wade and Steve Bilko opened the first inning with singles and Burt Hamrick drove in one run with a Dou ble. Bilko and Hamrick scored on Roy Hartsfield s single. First Portland and h o a Ancl a h o a Lam . 4105 . . 4 1 10 1 Wise " . Be lure s Bla Siig tops tyms 9-6 Brown s quarterback of enter business Bobby Garrett former Stanford All american and South Pasadena All if Grid Star who loomed As one of this season s top candidates for the Cleveland Browns Job announced yesterday that he is quitting the club. Since the retirement of to be met to satisfy o Vallejr and report Back. The City originally had Eon. Tai Milf a Aew 100 adjacent to the proposed stadium site. But Mcclella said even if the site is reduced to acres it will not leave room for the zoo which could be built in the adjacent Elys Ian Park. O Malley has offered to Exchange Wrigley Field Home of the los Angeles Angels base Ball team As part payment for the proposed site. That offer has been termed acceptable by the City. Hollywood. Frank Kel Lert hit a Home run and two singles last night As the san Francisco seals Defeated the sacrifice bunt by Smith and Abie Pearson singled in Harry a Palmberg and Sadow ski. Run in the third when Kellert Stobo Hollywood stars 9-6, in a a san Francisco got another civic coast league game. The Seal Victory came after staged an unsuccessful rally in the ninth scor no two runs when Bill Causion singled in Tony Bartirome and Jim Baumer. Bob Smith went the distance Aci signal caller Otto Graham couple of seasons Back the Browns have been beating tin Bushes in an attempt to Conn up with someone to fill Gra Ham s talented shoes and Gar rett stood High on the Selec list. Garrett who said that he i going into the advertising Busi Ness made known his decision yesterday to coach Paul Brown whose club is drilling at Brook Side Park in preparation for s clash at the Coli Seum with the los Angeles rams. The 190-Pound Garrett whose educated Aerial Artis try with the pigskin zoomed him a prep Star at South Pasadena High to an a american quarterback at Stanford in 1953, was the Brown s Bonus draft Choice the following year. He was later traded to the Green Bay packers but the Browns snatched him up again. Garrelfs Surprise announce ment that he was devouring frown the Gridiron into the Adfield came Only a Day after the los Angeles rams and the Browns had arranged a Trade of ram third string quarterback Rudy Bulych for he Browns linebacker Roger Zatkoff. This Deal however went up in a puff of smoke when Zatkoff nixed the trip Vest because of business and personal reasons. The Browns yesterday declined to say that they were aware Garret intended unit they sought in Kiili to Back up quarterback Tommy o connect. Earlier yesterday the Cleve and club indicated they were bickering to sign olympic de Cathlon Champion Milt Camp Bell when he picks up his Navy discharge in a few Days. Waern belgian Best 4 minutes in Sweden race Malmoe Sweden. Of Dan Waern of Sweden and Roger Moens of belgian both bettered four minutes for the mile run last in a local track meet. Waern who broke the four minute Barrier three times previously was timed in for his Best show ing. Moens was timed in it marked the first time he had run the mile in under four minutes. Waern previously had run the distance in july 19, at Stockholm Anc in aug. 6, Hery. Pacific coast w. I. I it. Go san Francisco .93 61 .604 Nouver .90 65 .581 3 Hollywood .87 67 Iau dleso.s2 72 75 aflceles.73 is Sacramento .5s 9fi 55 100 i .305 i last meet s in ult san Francisco 9. Hollywood 6. Vancouver 3, Seattle 2 san Diego 4. Sacramento 2. Los Angeles 4-7. Portland 3-1. Today s cams ,.san Francisco at Hollywood Gil re held. . Los Angeles at Portland. Major races at a glance american league in. I. Sci. Go or american league team w l pet new York a 50 .627 Liciago .7s 54 .591 5 Oston .71 61 .538 12 Etrole .67 66 .504 Baltimore .65 67 .492 is Cleveland go 68 ar3 ism Washington .50 82 .379 33 Kansas City .50 82 .379 33 last night s results Boston 7, new York 5 11 innings Nocht Baltimore 1, Washington 0, 10 innings night Only games scheduled. Lehman Boston Nixon 11-9 at new York Tirley Only Sames scheduled National league team w l pet. Milwaukee .82 50 .621 St. Louis singled in Bill Renna. The seals scored three runs in the fifth Frame on a single by Renna a triple by Grady Hatton and a Home run by Kellert it was Kellert s 20th Homer of the season. National Job 20 Brooklyn 22 Philadelphia 69 Cincinnati .63 u .563 .552 .515 .507 .452 for the win to bring his sea in Jajw Sonal record to 11 wins. 10 j Osses. George Witt 711 american Lavue new u Boston. Sept. 5 Cleveland sept. 10. 11 Chi Cago sept. 13. 1-i Kansas City. Sept. 15 Detroit. Sent. 17. Is Boston. Sept. 20, 21. 22 Baltimore. Sept. 25 2j. Washington. Sept. 6, 7, s at Boston. Sept. 27. 29 to a i Chicago 81 .352 31 552 9 20 pitl Bursh .50 s3 .376 flame arhoda ar1ioa, h. 3033 Jacohs Jyh. 3 i 3 Rcpt. 6. 7. A Detroit. Sept 25. 3020 . 1 l la sept. 27, 2-, 29. Away-fi5 ton. Sept. 1 ,3103 Barkiv Sklof 201 olt ook the 2020 . A 1 6 0 uie 25 of f be Twink . "2020 3120 4160 . 5153 . 3105 . 3111 . . 3002 2100 . 1020 . . Thorpe cars Well 0 0 1 o o 0 o lion 0 f 0 o 0 n 0 0 0000 . The league with the win leaders evened up the series at 2-2, while third place Holly Wood dropped six games be Hind san Francisco. San Francisco got an unearned run in lie first Frame 1 1 0 . 220 1 1 4 . 371 . 070 i 3 1 . 3010 Witt. P. , Vico Smith Rowe. P. Hall -101 Boston. Kept. 10. 11. 12 at be i 2 .11. 3121 National Cice 2 0-3 of Chicago 000 . 6. 7. K Pittsburgh sept. 10. 11 100 n Brooklyn sept. J2. 13. 14 Philadelphia. Loft Alsept. 15. If new York. Sept. 17. Is 000 o St. Louis sept. 23, 21. 25 Cincinnati. 1 1 0 of sept. 27. 2s. 20. So 000 . Sept. 5 at Chicago sept. 20. 0 f o Milwaukee. In put. 5 Cincinnati sept. I. 7. 33 7 27 9 Philadelphia sept. In. A new Turk. 13, 14 plot sub yet tryday s Chicago 1, Cincinnati 0 1st Cincinnati 7, Chicago 2 2nd Brooklyn 12. Philadelphia. .1 night Pittsburgh 2. New York 0 night St. Louis 5, Milwaukee 12 innings today s Gnirs Cincinnati Acker s-51 at Chicago Drott Farsi line 3-21 at Philadel phia Nicht. New York Crone 7-7 i at Pittsburgh i night. Kee four Detic 11-7 i0-St. Night Bobby Garrett hangs up Moleskin. League leaders r. r. H. Pel. Aussie Netter dumps Savitt Seixas wins Forest Hills a. Y. Of Australia s Whiz kids continued .0 throw a riotous Racket into Uncle Sam s net machinery yesterday As Young Malcolm Anderson scored a smashing 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 upset Over Davis cup Prospect Dick Savitt to reach the Quarter finals of the u. S. Amateur Tennis championships. The 22-year-old unseeded Anzac who ranks no better Nan third in Australia had merring control and blinding peed As he ripped the tall ers Eyman in straight sets Avitt seeded second behind Ussie Ashley Cooper and a Al Dictant but possible u. S. 3avis cup candidate never and a Chance. Veteran Vic Seixas of Phil Delphia and third seeded Sven Davids in of Sweden also advanced to the Quarter finals. Former finalist Herbie Flam of Beverly Hills calif., and a ranked Luis Ayala of while went along with them. Flam seeded eighth rolled Over unseeded Bob Howe of Australia 64, 64, 64, while Ayala dumped indoor Cham Pion Kurt Nielsen of Den Mark 64, 64, 8-6. Seixas the 1954 National Lampion who is seeded fourth aimed a measure of revenge r the United states by Clim rating Roy Emerson a 20 ear old australian 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Avidson had a More difficult me in a 5-7. 7-5, 6-3. 6-2 win Over Bob Wilson of England. Bloomer wins in the women s division England s Ann Haydon and Shirley Bloomer advanced to the women s Quarter finals along with Young Darlene hard the blonde bomber from seven although he could have taken count the cards nip braves 5-4 botox top yanks by exited press the St Louis cardinals Bat Ling to remain in the National league Pennant race scored a 12-inning, 5-4 Victory Over the Milwaukee braves last night to Solo round tripper enabled the move within 7tt games of first place. Although their cause is Al most hopeless the cardinals Jeat the braves for the ninth Ime in 18 meetings when Don Blasingame doubled stole third ind scored on Del Ennis Sacri fice Fly. The Fly was a drive hat bounced off right fielder Bob Hanzle s Glove and was j scored As a sacrifice and an scoring on a five Point must error for the Rookie batting sen system both judges and the ref Eree save the verdict to full. Station. Herman Wehmeir was tag ged for homers by Del Rice and de Mathews bit went All the squared his record at 11-11, Gil Way to win his eighth game against six defeats. Rice s three run Homer and Mathews braves to tie the score after the cardinals routed Juan Pizarro with a four run burst in the first inning. The third place Brooklyn dodgers walloped he Phila Delphia Phillies 12-3, and lie pirates eliminated the new York giants from he Pennant race when they in ill them 2-0, in Oiler it games. The dodgers rocked the Phil lies with seven runs in Tecl eighth inning Don new Combe aided by de Roebuck Peewee Reese car Furillo Charley Neal and Don Zimmer had two hits each in a 14-hit Brooklyn attack. Bob Friend pitched a seven hitter and Dick Groat knocked in both runs for the pirates to snap the giants four game winning Streak. Catcher Pete Daley hit a two run Homer in the _ Lith inning to give the Boston red sox a 7-5 Victory Over the new York Yankees and Bonus Pitcher Jerry Walker hurled a four hit Ter As the Baltimore orioles beat the Washington senators 1-0, in 10 innings in american league Daley who gave the red sox a temporary 5-3 Lead with r two rim single in the ninth connected off Toni my Byrne in the Lith to enable the Idle Chicago White sox within five games of the first place Yankees. Mickey Mantle failed in an appearance As a Pinch hitter and his average dipped to Points behind the Irsic Ted Williams. Pinch hitter Joe Ginsberg s sacrifice Fly with the bases filled and one out brought in the wire line run for Walker who struck out three and walked Only one in gaining his first major league Victory. Bonus Pitcher Moe Drabowsky Chut out the Cincinnati Redlegs on two hits 1-0, in the shortest National league game in nearly five years but the buy in 1 Osiow of fifth Rode 6-2, 6-2. Bloom Janet 128 433 k i55 Iso Seattle 6-4, 6-4, while n. Y. 124 82 us act miss Haydon seeded seventh had to rally to Post a 7-5, 1-6, Sally Moore Banks cub 33 card. 29 of Bakersfield Cal. Mays. Giants 31 _ american i tevers. Senators 34 cols to. Indiana 23 i Mantle. Yanhs 34 Wertz. Indians 231 Williams red s. 33 Maxwell. Tigers 23 i runs batted in Feller charges pulled hits to win his 10th game on Ernie Banks 33rd Homer of the season. The cubs left Only two men on base and Cincinnati Only one in a game completed in one hour 37 minutes. Buhl. Braves if Shantz yanks 10 late pc Sacramento Nio Lii 2 7 Dicson of id 4 in Bowman in Candll is h 111 Redlegs came Back Senais Ami s. A Pitcher Joe Nuxhall to beat yanks a Chicago cubs 7-2, and split a doubleheader. It Drabowsky out pitched Bud Schmidt .16 Feller said yesterday he be Podbielan who gave up three Billings Mont. If sex Cleveland pitching Ace Bob lives the new York giants went off half cracked in decision to move to san fran Cisco. Feller in Billings Lor the american Junior legion world told newsmen that plans not Bacn drawn sufficient it was the shortest game in Imi the majors this season and the for such a move. Besides fastest in the National since sept. 15, 1952, when the Boston braves beat the cuts 1-0, in an hour and 25 minutes. Jiunto. 4iu. . Vancouver old 110 3 s 2 St mlle 1 . Murllon 111. Connuck a Jan iffy. Fri sier. Martin n 71 and and Aylor Tel be Homp inc our. 2nd, Nono on. Ballpark problems lie said the giants will have traffic and parking problems As Well in the California City

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