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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 12, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseFriday. April the stars and stripes Page 17 it s play � not loot and own in Washington Miami . .g__./_i. A. .j.j. A v., i,.-,- Chance twins Blank senators 0, in opener from a and up dispatcher Washington the score i Minnesota 2, Washington 9 Erv body came out ahead at Day s opening of the 1963league baseball season in the nation s capital.1 for the baseball records Harmon Killebrew and Bobkin hit Home runs to Back the four hit pitching of Dean Chance and hand the senator their sixth straight opening Day loss. But to a City troubled by looting arson and racial tension following the slaying of the Luther King jr., it marked a giant stride Back to Ward normalcy. During the two hours and two minutes the game lasted these tangible signs of an end to crisis were apparent vice president Hubert turned up before an amiable crowd of 32,063negroes and Whites to throw out the first Ball As a stand info president Lyndon b. John son without any stirrings of trouble. Numbers of Federal troops who have been guarding the City since the disorders erupted were Given off duty time an turned up in groups of spectators at the like tension Confron tation and trouble took on less fearsome definitions. In the time tested Rule ordered world of baseball tension was Minne Sota filling the bases in the first i j ii is to the stars and stripes yaz9 Petrocelli boost red sox past tigers Mel Stottlemyre. hit shutout yanks nip Angels on Rookie or new York up a Sec Ond inning Home run by Rookie Frank Fernandez and masterful four hit pitching by Mel Stottle Myre enabled the new Yor Yankees to open the 1868 american league season wednesday yith a 0 Victory Over the California Angels before15,744 at Yankee stadium. Fernandez a local boy Whol bored six years in the minors before getting his Chance caught the first Ball thrown out by poetess Marianne Moore Andin his first at Bat of the season drilled a 2 pitch by George Brunei 375 feet into the left Field stands. It was his second major league Homer. Hit less stretch his Batter mate Stottlemyre who also pitched a shutout in the opener last season against Washington was nearly flawless against the Angels. He struck out six and walked none and in one stretch retired 18 batters Ina Row. After Don Mincher single cleanly to Center with two out in be first inning. Stottlemyre did not allow another runner until the seventh when Chuck Hinto singled to Center. Roger Repoz who led off the eighth with Aline single to right and Jim Egosi who doubled in the Box scores on Page s8 Winston in Logra fight London a Howard w Stone of Wales has been matched to defend his world featherweight of Ruig title against Spain s Jose a m july. Promoter Jack Lomons said the fight will of sick la her in London or Forth Tah Wales. Detroit a Carl Yastrzemski belted two homers and Rico Petrocelli drove in three runs with a double and a single As the Boston red sox Defeated Detroit 3 in an american league opener wednesday. Yastrzemski last year s triple Crown Winner socked a sol Home run in leading off the seventh inning and hit an inside the Park Homer again with no one aboard in the Dick Ellsworth obtained from Philadelphia waste winning Pitcher. He yielded nine hits in going the belted a two run double off loser Earl Wilson inthe second and knocked the big Detroit right hander out of thebon in the sixth with a bases loaded single driving in the fifth Boston run. Wilson tagged for five run Sand eight hits in five innings belted a Lead off Home run in the third. But Ellsworth making his first american league Start since coming to Boston in a win Ter Deal with Philadelphia was in command the rest of the Way. Reggie Smith s single and walk to Rookie Joe Lahoud proceeded Petrocelli s second in Ning double. Boston picked up another run in the third on sin Gles by Mike Andrews and pal ton Jones plus Smith s sacrifice Fly. Wilson s 27th career homemade it 1 in the third before Boston knocked him out of thebon in the sixth. Smith led off the sixth with double. A single by George Scott and a walk to Lahoud loaded the bases. Petrocelli singled in one run and Pat Dobson relieve Wilson. Dobson got Elston How Ard and Ellsworth on called third strikes before walking an Drews to Force in the fifth bos ton run. Inning and failing to was Killebrew arguing with Home plate Umpire Jim Honochick Over a called third strike. Hie Only angry noises were the Boos that sounded when Minnesota s red Carew was called Safe on a close play at first. It took two traditional words to ease the crisis in the City of Washington were play Killebrew broke up a tight pitching Duel Between Chance and former teammate Camil Pascual by leading off the sixth inning with his Homer that dropped Over the Fence just beyond Frank Howard s outstretched Glove at the 335-foot Mark. Allison hammered a Lon drive into the upper deck in left Field at the 381-foot sign in the eighth inning. Killebrew and Allison Are the Only players still in the twins line up from the old Washington club that moved to Minnesota after the 1960 season. This waste twins s first appearance in the annual inaugural Gam since then. Chance allowed Only two run ners to reach third. He fanned Howard to Stop the senators inthe fourth after an error had raised a Brief threat. Ron Han Carl Yastrzemski. Pair of homers encore year giants Edge mets in 9th on Alou s run double Boston a r h by Andrews 2b 4111djones 3b 5010 str Mykl if 5222rsmlth of 4221 Scott la 4110lahoud of 1110 pct Rock a 4023ehoward c 4000 Ellsworth p 4000 san Francisco a Jesus Alou s two run double in the ninth inning climaxed a three run san Francisco uprising giving the giants a 4 Victory Over the new York mets in the National league opener for both clubs wednesday. The mets had taken a 2lead, entering the Bottom of the Alou Nwobodu ninth on Ron Swoboda s three run Home run and him single before an opening Day crowd of 35 774tom Seavor the no s Rookie of the year in 1967, was Breez ing along on a six hitter when Willie Mays opened the last in Ning with u single off a Charles Glove at Mccovey popped out. Mays moved to second on passed Ball and scored on Jim Hart s Frisella relieved Seaver and was greeted by Nat Oliver s single. Hart took third. Alou ripped a Long drive off the Loftfield Fence and Hart and Oliver mets rapped Juan Mari Chal for nine hits in eight innings. Frank Linzy pitched the ninth and picked up the mets opened the scoring in the first inning on Tommie Agee s single. Agee stole second and came in on Swoboda s sin Gle to Center. New York added three More runs in the third in Ning on Ken Boswell s single a base hit by Agee and Swoboda three run blast Over the right Field Fence. The giants got an unearned run in the third inning on Alou s single a Force out and errors by shortstop Bud Harrelson and Boswell. Willie Mccovey bases empty Homer in the seventh gave the giants their Sec Ond run Box score on Page is Detroit a Stanley la 5mauliffe 2b Kellne Row Horton if Trechan Northrup of Wert 3boylcr is Price Philson p Dobson Pyrce Waskl pm Patterson p 0ma thews pm 1 f h bl030 1 1 0110 021010 000000 000000 111000 000000 000 33 7 10 7 total 35 3 9 2 021 002 1017 001 000 0203 total Boston Detroit Estanley Andrews. Do Boston 1.lobboston 6. Detroit 8. 2bpetrocelli Keohan. A Smith Mvauliffe . Or Wilson 1yastrzemski 2 2. , . . I Ellsworth \0. 9 Wilson l.1 5dobson 2 Patterson 2 h r Erbb so93225 8552411123 11102 Killebrew sen and Rookie Frank Coggin drilled singles in the eighth for the Washington threat. The big right hander struck out eight in going All the Way for Minnesota. Chance led the american league in Complete games last year with 18. The 20-game Winner gave up Only one hit in the first seven innings a bunt single by senators Rookie Del Unser. He retired the first nine batters then set Dow another 12 straight before being touched for two hits in the eighth. It was Washington s sixth straight loss in the traditional american league opener. Humphrey wound up 2 after his second Relief appearance for Johnson in three years. Two senators shortstop a Brinkman and Frank Bertaina missed the opener after being called to National guard duty among the thousands of troops patrolling Washington Balti More and other violence scarred cities. Hip Ellsworth . T2 44. A11.429. Truly by Chance bengals make debut against Kansas City Cincinnati up Cincin Nati s new american football league team the bengals will play their first professional game Here saturday aug. 3,when they meet the Kansas City chiefs at Nippert stadium. The game will be the pro sea son opener for the chiefs. The bengals previously announced theother pre season contests. They will meet the Denver Broncos a Denver aug. 10, and will play the Pittsburgh Steeles at Morgan town w.., aug. 25. Minnesota a r h a Washingto Nab r h by Tovar 3b Carew 2boliva of Killebrew a balls on if Kcuik 3buoseboro e i Horn Jiuu ssi i thu Muir it 5000 Unser of 4010 Valentine of 4030 Epstein la 3111 khow urd if 3111 to Muon 3b 0000 Hansen a 4000 Casanova c 4000 crib inst 3010 Paseua 4000 Bailen i in know i 3 p 40104010 40003000 3000i o i o 3000 3010 2 0 0 0 1000 0000 total 34 2 7 2 total 30 0 i. 0 Minnesota 000 001 010-2 Washington � 0 � quo 0 a Hernande. Nesta 1.Washington 1. 8. 3. 2b Oliva. Hit Killebrew u. Allison a. So Oliva. In h r or by so tw.0 .9 40008 pascial ll.18 1 2 3 3 7knowles 1 0 0 0 0 i pm Casanova. T2 02. A32,0ii3

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