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Daily Tipton Tribune (Newspaper) - July 21, 1973, Tipton, Indiana Tipton Tribune, Saturday July n, lt73PAGES LOCAL 2754 won the National League with a mark of 12-1 in the Tipton baseball Pee Wee ranks. Front row - lleft to right) - Kory Burton, Jason Williams, Greg Burton, Brad Holliday, Billy .Wanner; second row McDONALDS — The American League champs of the Tipton Pee Wee baseball league are pictured above: Front row - ileft to right) - Coach Nolan Pyke, Kevin Redding, Joe Pyke, Carlos Garza. Gerald Plake, Coach Mike Kelly; second row - Dave Plake, Dave Kelly, Danny Thompson; Third row - Raymond Bolin, Jeff Pyke, Brian Dell, Mike Ross, Scott, Robbine Morris, Charles Moore, Brad Butcher, Coach Bob Butcher. Pee Wee Baseball Listed Approximately 150 Tipton boys between the ages of five and seven participated in the 1973 Tipton Pee Wee baseball program according to league president Phil Legg. Bob Howell was vice-president and Nolan Pyke secretary of the league. Local 2754, managed by Ed EurtcMi, won the National League division while McDonald’s managed by Jerry Dell, won the American League title. Final National League standings found 2754 on top with local 3875 (Keith Hoover-manager) second, Don Ross Ford (Bob Howell) third, Local 2166 (F*hil Legg) fourth and Throgmartin Auto (Joe Bilby) fifth. Dana Perfect Circle (Mike Morris finished second behind McDonald’s in the American League final standing while FOP 109 (Jeff Howard) was third, Rrst Federal (Jim Pore) fourth and Tipton Building and Loan (Tim Jung) fifth. A (Ncnic is slated to start at 4 p.m. today (Saturday) at the local park with an exhibition game (weather permitting) set at this time. The awards will be presented to the winners and an election of officers will be held for the 1974 campaign. The two all-star teams will rejM*esent Tipton in an eight-team tournament at Kempton, starting Monday, July 23rd. The all-stars are : National League - Jerry Davis, Ronnie Davis, Jeff Meredith, Doug Heron, Darris Legg, Jim Pore, Greg Shirley, Mick Hoover, Rick Michael, Darren McCullough, Eric Bowlby, Doug Seagraves, Rick Powell, Tom Shuck and John Calhoun. Manager and coaches not listed. American League - Manager -Jerry Dell. Coaches - Nolan Pyke, Mike Kelly and Bob Butcher. Players - Jeff Pyke, Raymond ^lin, Dave Kelly, Jeff Weddell, Kent Yundt, Jim Pore, Rod Graham, Dana Kleiman, Pat Larson, Chris Parton, Brad Butler and Allen Davis. Alternates - Brian Dell ^ and Mark Meng. Harness Racing Has Rich History INDIANAPOLIS, ^ND— Harness racing, which will begin a three-day four-session stand at the Indiana State Fair Augi^t 23, has a rich history. Racing involving harnessed horses was a feature of the early Greek Olympic Games. The sport not only is still growing but it is one of the nation’s most important spectator offerings. Here argisome notes from the chronicles of a sport that was welcome in Grandpa’s day and is still welcome wherever the drumming hoofbeats of the trotters and pacers are heard: First recorded mile under three minutes by a standardbred was registered in 1806 by a gelding named Yankee. Most trotting races in the 19th centurey were conducted with horses urged on by riders rather than drivers. First two-minute mile was by a pacer named Star Pointer in 1897. Six years later Lou Dillon became the first trotter to break the two-minute barrier. The mobile starting gate, which revolutionized the sport by doing away with tiresome “open” scoring, was introduced in 1938 by a man named Steve Phillips, who lived in Xenia, O. The United States Trotting Association, parent body of the sport, was formed the same year and superseded a number of earlier associations. More than 7,200 different color combinations for horse race driving jackets are on file in the USTA color registration department, which, of course, n\akes a tough job even tougher for the track announcer On a half-mile track, a horse that is “parked out”, or races on the outside through the entire mile is forced to cover nearly 63 feet more than the horse that is on the inside of him. Fastest harness mile ever driven by a lady driver was the l:Sev^ time trial that Miss Alma Sheppard scored with the trotter Dean Hanover in 1937 at Lexington, Ky. The harness racing world record for the half mile still is 55% seconds, pacing by Directum I at Syracuse, N.Y., in 1916. This speed, if carried for a mile, would produce a l:5V/z clocking, considerably below the world record. The Stephen Foster song, “Clamptown Races”, was written about the bob-tailed trotter Flora Temple. The 1973 State Fair program will offer afternoon and night racing Thursday, Aug. 23 and afternoon racing Aug. 24 and 25. Two premier races, the Fox Stake for two-year-old pacers and the new free-for-all Single G Pace Stake, all scheduled for Saturday afternoon,Aug. 25. The 1973 ’program wi!l consist of a blend of Grand Circuit and Indiana racing. Tickets are on sale at the Indiana State Fair Administration Building. City Tourney Tennis Pairings Are Listeid Coach Ed Burton, Mike Moses, Jim Purvis, Jerry Davis, Brad Woods; third row' - Ronnie “Tiny” Tidier, Jeff Corlew, Tim Morrisett; fourth row -Coach Jim Morrisett, Joe Tidier and Tommy Dombroski (not pictured). The pairings of the big Tipton City tennis tourney were announced by Dan Clements, tournament director this morning. Tlie event is scheduled to start Monday and end next Sunday. . Clements stated that all court rules will be followed. All tourney matches will be the best 2 out of 3 sets and a nine-point tie-breaker system will be used for all sets tied at 6-6. Boys and men participating in the tourney must wear shirts. Unsportsmanlike conduct will result in a forfeit and any further participation in the tournament. All participants should report on time for the match and any scheduling conflicts' should be reported as soon as possible. Failure to appear for a match will result in a forfeit |;4us a $1.00 fine. Singles Girls 12-under Monday Pairings 2 p.m. Kim Scharff vs Terri Mitchell, Debbie Harpe vs Lisa (jerth Winners play at 2 p.m. Tuesday; 2 p.m. Julie Bath vs Sharon Hopkins; 3 p.m. Brenda Woods vs Lori Taylor, Winners play at 2 p.m. Tuesday; 3 p.m. Susan Prifogle vs Susan Leininger, Barbara Day vs Carrie Fletcher,” Winners play at 3 p.m. Tuesday; 4 p.m. Cheryl Burger vs Cathy Biltz, Ann Meloche vs Georgia Paikos, Winners play at 3 p.m. Tuesday; Semifinals are set for 4 p.m. Wednesday and finals at 4 p.m. Thursday. Singles-Giris 16 and under Monday Pairings 6 p.m. Karen Dane vs Rachel Rayliff, Vicki Beesmi vs Julie Massey, Mindy Weber plays Beeson-Massey winner on Tuesday at 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. Cindy Meyer vs Cheryl Prifogle, 7 p.m. Karen Rogers vs Judy Watson, Cheryl Weaver plays Afeyer-Prifogle winner Tuesday at 5 p.m. Lisa Lacy plays Rogers-Watson winner Tuesday at 5 p.m.; Semifinals set for Wednesday at 6 p.m. and finals Tliursday at 6 p.m. Singles - Women Tuesday Pairings 7 p.m. Darlyn Cumutt vs Joanne Powell, Carol (3ook vs Linda Lambert, Winners play at 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Sharon McQuinn vs Paula Legg, Toni Carter vs Jama Meyer, Winners play at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Finals at 8 p.m. TTiursday Singles Boys 12 and under Monday Pairings 12 noon— Scott Cook vs Dennis Da]^ Rich Roudebush vs Brent Reasner Two winners play at 1 p.m. Tuesday; 12 noon— Greg Knpkle vs Dwayne Profogle with winner meeting Andy Smith at 1 p.m. Tuesday. noon— Ranee Rogers vs Ray Ragan, winner meets Mark Morris at 1 p.m. Tuesday; 1 p.m. Troy Sherman vs. Vill Ragan, Bob Gerth vs Jeff Maxey, winners play at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Semifinals set for 3 p.m Wednesday and finals on 'Riursday at 4 p.m. Singles Boys 16 and under Monday Pairings 5 p.m. Jon Schmith vs Dirk Baxter, Taylor Barker vs Dave Gamblin; Barker-Gamblin winner meets Ronnie McDaniels at 4 p.m. Tuesday. 5 p.m. Kurt Meyer vs Danny Netherton, winner meets Chris Smith at 4 p.m. Tuesday. 5 p.m.-Terry Fletcher vs Nicky Paikos, winner meets Kyle Grayson at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Semifinals at 5 p.m. Pacers Ink Four Rookies INDIANAPOUS { U P I ) — Four Indiana Pacers draft choices—two of them native Hoosier hardwood prep stars— have been signed by the threetime ABA champions, club officials announced Friday. John Ritter of Goshen High' School and Indiana University, Mike Edwards of Greenfield High School and Tennessee, Joe Wallace of Denver and Jim Andrews of Kentucky will report to the Pacer rookie camp ^pt. 5. The four are the first draft choices signed by the Pacers this season. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. Ritter, a 6-5 forward and the Pacers’ No. 4 draft pick, and Edwards, a 6-2 guard and a No. 8 selection, were members of the 1969 Indiana High School All-Star team on which Pacer forward George McGinnis* pla>^. Ritter, who was also drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA, averaged 14.5 points per game last season for the Hoosiers and holds the career free throw shooting record during his three seasons at .868. Ekfwards was a three-time All-Southeast Conference selection and was MVP in the SEC his junior year, following an impressive freshman year when he averaged mme than 30 points. Wallace, a 6-5 forward-guard, was the Pacers' sixth draft choice and led Denver in scoring last season with a 23.1 average. Andrews, the Pacers 6-11 seventh draft choice, holds the highest field goal percentage in Kentucky history, 56.3, and averaged more than 20 points in his final two seasons and was named both years to the All-SEC team, rie was a second round pick of the Seattle Super-Sonics in the NBA. Wednesday and championship at 7 p.m. TTiursday. Singles Boys 18-under Tuesday Pairings 6 p.m. Mike Stroup vs Jerry Phifer, Kevin Bridge vs Mike Smith; winners play at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 6 p.m. Mike Johnson vs Craig Stilwell, Stan Eldridge vs Jerry Cox; Winners play at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Finals at 7 p.m. Thursday. Singles-Men Monday Pairings 7 p.m. - B^ Crull vs Don Sherman, Dan Clements vs Phil Welches; winners play at 8 p.m. Tuesday; 8 p.m. - Dave Murphy vs Jay Whelchel, Mark Wallace vs Erv Fratus; Wallace-Fratus winne* plays Denny Weber at 9 p.m. Tuesday. Murphy-Whelchel winner and 9 p.m. Tuesday winner between Wallace-Fratus-Weber play at 9 p.m. Wednesday. This winner and Tuesday 8 p.m. winner play in semifinals at 6 p.m. Tliursday. Winner to 9 p.m. Friday finals. 8 p.m. - Don Alexander vs Rusty Beck, 9 p.m. - Steve Palmer vs Phil Plake. Winners play at 9 p.m. Tuesday 9 p.m. - Bill Sutton vs. I>an Oouch, Mike Haley vs Freeman Cbok; winners play at 9 p.m. Tuesday. Semifinals at 9 p.m. Wednesday and the finals at 9 p.m. Friday Doubles Giris-16-uiider Thursday Pairings 1 p.m. Susan Prifogle- (Georgia Paikos vs Julie Bath- Lori Taylor; Karen Rogers— Jayne Meloche vs Lisa Lacy-Karen Dane; winners play at 4 p.m. Friday. 1 p.m. — Cheryl W^ver-Mindy Weber vs Judy Watson-Dawn Tonjes, Cheryl Prifogle-Vicki Beeson vs Julie Massey-Gindy Meyer. Winners play at 4 p.m. Friday. Finals Saturday at 6 p.m. Doubles Boys 14-under Thursday Pairings 2 p.m. Bill Ragan-Bob Gerth vs Dwayne Prifogle-Troy Sherman; Brent Reasner-Andy Smith vs Kyle Grayson-Jim Schmith. Winners play at 3 p.m. Friday. 3 p.m. Chris Smith-Taylor Barker vs Jeff Maxey-Mark Morris, Kurt Meyer-Nicky Paikos vs Scott Cook-Steve Gamblin. Winners play at 3 p.m. Friday final at 6 p.m. Saturday. Doubles Boys-lS-under Thursday Pairings 5 p.m.— Jerry Phifer-Mike Stroup vs Stan Eldridge-Terry Fletcher; Oaig Stilwell-Kevin Bridge vs Dirk Baxter-Marke Enneking. Winners play at 5 p.m. Friday. 5 p.m.— Mike SmithGhris Smith vs Jerry Cox-Mike Johnson; Ronnie McDaniels-Jim Heard vs Richard King-Kurt Maines. Winners play at 5 p.m. Finals at 8 p.m. Saturday. Doubles-Men's Friday Pairings 6 p.m.— Dave Murphy-Jeff VanHom, vs Steve Palmer-Rusty Beck; Jay Whelchel-Dan Qements vs Bob Oull-Denny Weber. Winners play at 7 p.m. Saturday. 6 p.m.— Don Alexander-Freeman Cook vs Phil Welches-Jim Vawter; Bill Sutton-Gary Teter vs Don Sherman-Afike Haley. Winners play at 7 p.m. Saturday. Finals at 7 p.m. Sunday. Mixed Doubles . Friday Pairings 7 p.m.— Dan Qements-Janet Weismiller vs Kyle Grayson-Judy Watson; winner meets Terry FletcTier-Chery I Weaver at 1() a.m. Saturday 8 p.m.— Kevin Bridge-Connie Zimlich vs Mike Johnson-Karen ’Plummer.Winner meets Jim Heard-Jama Meyer at 10 a.m. Saturday. Two 10 a.m. winners meet at 9 p.m. Saturday in semifinals. 8 p.m. — Jay Whelchel-Sharon McQuinn vs Phil Plake-Kris Zehner. Winner meets Freeman (Dook-Lisa Lacy at 11 a.m. Saturday 8 p.m.— Bill Sutton-Karen Dane vs Kurt Meyer-Julie Pottenger. Winner meets Craig Stilwell-Mindy Weber at 11 a.m. wimmers play at 9 p.m. Saturday in semifianls. Finals at 8 p.m. Sunday Husband-Wife MUed Doubles Thursday Pairings 8 p.m. Steve-Marge Palmer vs Rex-Joanne Powell; 9 p.m. John-Sherri Woods vs Rusty-Lyn Beck. Woods-Beck winner meets Dan-Jane Crouch at 7 p.m. Friday. This winner meets Palmer-Powell winner at 8 p.m. Saturday for final position. 9 p.m.— Hon-Robin Christman vs Steve-Lynn Collins, Myron-Janice Chezem vs Don-E>ede Sherman. Winners meet at 8 p.m. Friday for final spot. Finals at Sunday, 7 p.m. Aaron Belts Ho. 699 Hank Aaron clainns he's undaunted by all the pressure surrounding his chase of Babe Ruth's career home run record but the Atlanta slugger appears successful in unnerving a few opposing managers. Aaron slammed his 699th career home run Friday night to move within 15 homers of Ruth's career mark as the Braves dropped a 64 decision to the Philadelphia Phillies. Bill Robinson leaped above the right field fence with two out in this ninth inning to rob Dusty Baker of a game-tying two-run homer with Aaron on first base after the Phillies had pitched carefully around Aaron. Aaron hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to highlight a four-run rally. It was the 26th homer of the season for Aaron, who bounced out and walked in his two previous at-bats. The 39-year (rid Aaron needs only one more homer to become the second player ever to reach the 700 figure. .    ^ Phillies^ manager Danny )roei Ozark Scarce to Aaron at frame 3-2 pitch. red reli^^r Mac :e no chances with plate in the final Aaron walked on a Dick Ruthven was brought on to face Baker, the hottest hitter in the Atlanta lineiQ). Baker lined a deep fly that Robinson speared high above the fence with a perfectly timed leap. “It was the greatest game-ending catch I've ever seen,” said Braves' dbach Connie Ryan. Ozark’s decision to give Aaron nothing good to hit was greeted with boos by the 9,031 fans at the game. Aaron's ninth inning at-bat provided the first opportunity for fans to try and catch his 700th homer. Many fans ran into the left field stands in the hope of retrieving the ball and collecting the $700 reward the dub is offering. In other National League action, Cincinnati topped Montreal 4-0, Houston stopped New York 62, San Francisco edged Chicago 5-4, Pittsburgh won 5-4 in 10 and 7-0 over San Diego and Los Angeles nipped St. Louis in 15 4-3. Rader's 2 Homers Doug Rader drove in three runs with two homers to lead Houston past New York. Rader gave the Astros a 1-0 lead with a homer in the second inning and capped a three-run rally in the sixth with his 15th homer, a two-run blast that put Houston ahead 4-2. Osar Cedeno accounted for Houston’s final runs with a two-run homer in the eighth. Rennie Stennett collected seven hits and drove in four runs in the doubleheader, including a 10th inning game-^ winning homer in the opener, as Pittsburgh swept San Diego. Manny Sanguillen singled home a Pirate run in the third inning of the nightcap before Stennett hit his seventh homer. In the opener, Willie Stargell* blasted a two-run homer—his 28th—and A1 Oliver drove in two runs. Stennett hit the game-winning homer with one out in the 10th oif Mike Caldwell to decide the game. Classifieds Pay Reds Blank Expos; Cubs Resume Habit CINCINNATI (UPI) — Bobby Tolan’s two-run single in the seventh inning rapp^ up a 4-0 victory for the Cincinnati Reds over the Montreal Expos Friday night as Fred Norman, with ninth inning relief from Pedro Borbon, gained his seventh victory in nine decisions since his acquisition from the San Diego Padres June 16. Scoreboard American LeagueSt. Louis 49 45 .521 ’1% East - Pittsburgh 44 48 .478 5% w. 1. pet. g.b. Motitreal 44 49 .473 6New York - 56 43 .566 Philadelphia 43 51 .457 7%Baltimore 49 41 .544 2% New York 40 51 .440 9Boston . 51 43 .543 2% WestDetroit 49 46 .516 5w. 1. pet. g.b.Milwaukee 47 47 .500 6% Los Angeles 63 35 .643 —_Qeveland 35 61 .365 19% Cincinnati 55 42 .567 7% WestSan Francisco 54 43 .557 8% w. 1. pet. g.b. Houston 52 48 .520 12Oakland 54 42 .563Atlanta 45 54 .455 18%Kansas City 53 46 .535 2% San Diego 33 63 .344 29Nfimesota 48 46 .511 5 Friday’s Results California 48 46 .511 5 San Fran 5 Chicago 4Chicago 48 48 .500 6 Fittsbrg 5 S.D. 4, 1stTexas 32 61 .344 20% Pittsbrg 7 S.D. 0. 2rdFriday's ResultsPhila 6 Atlanta 4N.Y. 12 Chi 2, 1st N.Y. 7 Chi 0 Qnd 4 Montreal 0 .2nd Houston 6 N.Y. 2Boston 5 Minn 0L.A. 4 St. Lou 3, 15 inn. Tlie victory put Norman’s overall season’s mark at 69. Borbon came on after Norman walked Ken Singleton and pitcher Mike Marshall to open the ninth and stopped the Expos to gain his ninth save. The Reds scored a run off loser Mike Torrez in the first inning when F^te Rose reached first on Ron Hunt’s error and tallied as Johnny Bench hit into a double play after walks to Joe Morgan and Dan Driessen had loaded the bases. The Reds added a second run HI the sixth inning when Bench singled, went to second on a throwing error by Bob Bailey and came home when Dave Conoepdon’s ground ball scooted through Pepe FYias’ legs for an error. Singles by Rose and Driessen and a wild pitch preceded Tolan’s two run single off Marshall in the seventh inning. American Association Standings at Texas 8 Detroit 6 Kan Qty 6 Nfilw 1 Oakland 6 Qeve 5 Calif 8 Balt 3 Today's Probable Pitchers All Times EDT Cleveland (Wilcox 65) Oakland (Blue 65). Chicago (Bahnsen 12-9) at New York (Peterson 7-10) Minnesota (Woodson 9-4) at Boston (Pattin 612). Baltimore (McNally 611) at California (Wright 612), night. Detroit (Strahler 63) at Texas (Qyde 1-3), night. Milwaukee (Slaton 7-7) at Kansas City (Wright 64), night. Chicago Natkmal League East w. I. pet. g.b. 51 44 .537 — Today's Probable Pitchers AU Times EDT San Francisco (Barr 7-9) at Chicago (Gura 62), 2:15 p.m. San Diego (Aiiin 6-6) at Pittsburgh (Briles 8-8), 2:15 p.m. Philadelphia (Brett 63) at Atlanta (Schuder 5-4), 7 p.m. Montreal (Renko 9-5) at Cincinnati (Bllnghm 166), 7 p.m. New York (Koosman 7-9) at Houston (Forsch 8-8), 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles (Sutton 12-5) at St. Louis (Gibson 69), 8 p.m. Sunday's Games San Fran at Oiicago S.D. at t>ittsbrg, 2 L.A. at St. Louis Phila at Atlanta, 2 Montreal at Cind N.Y. at Houston East W. L. Pet G.B. Iowa    55    37    .598.... Indianapolis    52 39    .571 2% Omaha    44    47    .484 10% Eva. Bdlle    40 52    .435 15 West W. L. Pet. G.B. Denver    45    45    .500.... Wichita    44    46    .489 1 Tulsa    43    48    .473 2% Oklahoma Qty    41 50    .451 4% Friday's Results Evansville 4 Wichita 3, 14 innings Oinaha 5 Oklahoma Qty 0 TXilsa 2 Iowa 0 Denver at Indianapolis, ppd., rain Saturday's Games kiwa at Tulsa Omaha at Oklahoma Qty l^hita at Evansville Denver at Indianapolis CHICAGO (UPI) — Bobby Bonds doubled twice and scored twice and Dave Rader hit his seventh home* Friday to* help Juan Marichal and the San Francisco Giants to a 5-4 victory over the Qiicago Cubs. It was the Giants' eighth triumph in 10 games with the Cute this season and gave Chicago its seventh loss in the last eight games and its 13th in the last 18. Marichal, in his third start since he was sent to the bullpen June 17, got his second victory since May 28 and ran his career record against the Cute to 23-8. He gave up seven hits and four runs before he was lifted after Pat Boi^ue hit his seventh homer with one out in the ninth for Chicago’s last run. Elias Sosa relieved Marichal and gave up singles to Rick Monday and Don Kessinger before Billy Williams was called out on strikes. Jim Hicman walked and Jose Cardenal struck out to end the 'game. Bonds doubled to open the game, advanced on a fielder’s choice and scored on Garry Maddox’s single and after Willie McCovey walked to fill the bases, Tito Fuentes scored when Cub third baseman Carmen Fanzone booted Ed Good-son’s slow grounder for an error while Maddox scored the third run of the inning when Gary Matthews forced Goodaon. Bonds also doubled in the fifth, advanced on an infield out and scored on Maddox’s single while Rader homered with two outs in the eighth. Williams got his first home-park homer since June 1, his 12th of the season, after a single by Monday in the eighth, while Kessinger singled in the first, stole second and scored the Cute’ first run on Carde-. nafs single. Starter Rick Reuschel worked five innings for the Cubs, giving up five hits and four rwis to take his seventh loas against 10 victories. J

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