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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 5, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseMondoy february of 1968 the stars and stripes Page 21 pitching is a thinking Man 9s game by Ben Abram staff writer South Ruislip England is there is much More to pitching than on the surface that statement does not carry much More than a smattering of Impact. How Over when Johnny Sain pitch ing coach for the Detroit tigers and former Boston Brave Newyork Yankee and Kansas City a s luminary expounds his philosophy its importance becomes pronounced when you Are in the business of trying to fool people which pitching definitely is you have to work at it Sain said her during a Coffee break from the Safe baseball clinic. Themore things a Pitcher can do to help his team the better off Hewill be in the Long run. How Many games do you think Warren Spahn would have won if All he did was to get on the Mound wind up and pitch Sain mused. He answered disown question immediately. Split with Franconia keeps Herzo from clinching tie for Loop title bad Kissinger Germany special Franconia District kept Herzo base from clinching tie for the com z Northern league basketball title Here Sun Day by beating the flyers 83-72, and gaining a split of the week end series. Herzo had won saturday same 98-7v behind the 20-Point second half performances of Bob Lohse and Curtis Crittendon. Wuerzburg High topples Bison in 2 mat matches Wuerzburg Germany Spe Cial Wuerzburg High school s wrestlers captured a pair of dual meets from Mannheim edging the visitors Friday 27-25, an winning More easily on saturday 34-16.the wolves Felix Perez at 103 pounds posted a pair of pins while Mannheim s 112-Pounder Walt Peale and 145-Pounder Zach Carter scored two Falls each for the showed remarkable consistency needing 3 34 for his fall in Friday s match and 3 21 in the saturday encounter. Mann plan announced for stocking of new entries new York a Joe Cro Nin president of the american league has announced the plan for stocking the new Seattle and Kansas City baseball franchises which begin playing in 1969. each of the 10 existing clubs will be allowed to protect 15 men on their 40-player roster and after the new teams make Weir initial picks the old clubs will freeze three More players. The pattern will continue until an of the new teams is stocked with 30 players. That weans each of the old teams lose six players to expand the player lists from which Kansas City and Seattle will Nake their picks must be sub Nitterl to Cronin within 48 hours Ter the conclusion of the 1968voria series. The expansion raft will be held oct. 15, pre in ably in Boston where Jne can league headquarter Sre located. A he new clubs also will have j right to Purchase five play of minor league clubs Fol Ding the 1968 minor league ran meetings and select two Ore players in the regular session Al draft Ruth York up in 192.ruth hit 60 homers Lou Gehrig hit 47, the Ameri n league s third leading Home letter was Yankee second Tony Lazzari with 18 Heim 120-Pounder Steve Darner took 5 57 to pin Bob Warren Fri Day but Warren turned the Ables on him in three seconds Ess results Friday s results05 la Edison Vidro w dec John Aguon 3-0103 la Felix Perez w pinned Wayne Slade 0 45112 la Walt Peale m pinned Bruce Stewart 3 34120 la Steve Darner m pinned Bob Warren 5 57127 la Dave Waldo w pinned Greg Kissinger 5 59133 la Jack Delk m pinned Webster threats 3 51138 la Art Davis m pinned Mike Claason 5 31145 la Zach Carter m pinned Dan Waldo 5 08154 la Ron Dorsey w dec Bill Foley 12-0165 la Greg Howaniec w dec Kurt Wagner 7-3180 la Allen Boyer w won by forfeit unlimited Ben kicks w dec Arnold Wing 8-0saturday s results 95 la Vidro dec Aguon 3-1103 la Perez pinned Slade 4 24 112 la Peale pinned Stewart 3 21120 la Warren pinned Darner 5 54 127 la Kissinger dec Dave Waldo 6-5133 la Delk dec threats 14-2 138 la Chiasson pinned Davis 3 00145 la Carter pinned Dan Waldo 3 56 154 la Dorsey dec Foley 9-0165 la Howaniec dec Wagner. 4-2 180 la Boyer won by forfeit unlimited Hicks pinned Wing 4 59 Hyndman miss Cudone take golfing laurels Lake Worth fla. Up Carolyn Cudone of Myrtle Beach s.c., and Bill Hynd Manof Philadelphia leading from the Start won the National mixed foursome Golf championship by six second was the husband wife team of Nancy Roth sym Sand Bill Syms of Hollywood fla., with a 294.tied for third in the scotch foursome event at 299 were the teams of Schenectady. It. Lauderdale and or. And mrs Pete Dye of Delray Beach fla. Gale Sykes Witt Lohse finished the game with 32wints, Crittendon had 31, and Franconia s Elijah Small scored30. A Victory sunday would have put Herzo two games ahead of runner up Grafe Woehr with two Ames left on the schedule. The Oss left the flyers with an 8-2record As Franconia District chalked up its first Victory inight starts. John Howard s 30 Points led Franconia sunday. Lohse scored 29 for the flyers before fouling out with five minutes left. Frankfurt special overcame a 45-43 half time deficit Here sunday and cored a 98-86 com z Northern league Victory Over the Frank Furt Hill toppers. Wuerzburg Germany Spe Cial the unbeaten Ledward trailblazers rolled up their let straight Marne league Victory Here saturday night 90-85 Over the Wuerzburg warriors. Vic Bender hit three Stra Ightfield goals in the last three min utes to break it open for the trailblazers. He collected 26 for the night. Other Ledward High scorers included Finley North with 21, Reggie Green with 16 and Harley Hale with 14. For the warriors Bill Newberry was tops with 24, Gus Adams added 23, Mike Jones 10. Delaney 17 and Glen Wuerzburg now 5-8 in league play had held Ledward to a 35-35 tie at the half and the contest was very close until Ben Der broke it open. Kitzinger Germany Spe Cial the Larson eagles led by Kirby Mcdaniels and Henry Ross broke Loose in the second half to take an 88-67 Victory fro the Conn crusaders Here Satur Day night in a Marne conference game. Mcdaniels finished up with 25points and Ross had 20 As the eagles now 8-4 in league play turned on the steam after hold ing a slim 37-36 Lead at Smith netted 18 Points and Willie Freeman added 17 for the crusaders who have won four of their 12 Marne games. Ludwigs Burg Germany special the 26th signal in raised its seventh army Centra league record to 4-2 Here Over the weekend posting an 87-81victory Over 3rd support brigade Friday and an 85-78 win over35th is in saturday. With his natural Talent Spahni Estill would have been a great Pitcher but would he have won Well Over 300 games had he not worked so diligently at his Trade Spahn was a hard worker. He figured All the angles both from pitching viewpoint and from he other player s Side. He mad himself learn How to bunt and he Johnny Sain Spahn figured angles cookie takes scouting Job with Broncos Denver up cookie Gil Christ the 250-Pound one time bad boy fullback picked up by the american football league Cincinnati bengals from Denver in last month s expansion draft has retired As player but hooked on with the Broncos scout. Gilchrist As a consultant and who now lives i Denver played 14 seasons in the Al and Canada. He played with the Broncos last year but missed All games after the season opener with a knee injury. The big fullback from Brack Enridge pa., who never went to College is among the Al s All time top 10 rushers. In six seasons he gained 4,293 Yard Sand scored 37 touchdowns on 1,010 carries. Owns catering service in announcing his retirement Gilchrist said he hated to step Down As a player but intended to give More time to his catering and maid service i Denver. The big fullback led the Arlin Rushing twice in 1962 with 1,096 Yards and in 1964 with 981.in 1966 in his last full season he dropped off to 262 Yards wit Miami. He holds the league s single game Rushing Mark set against new York on dec. 8, 1963, whence gained 243 Yards. Worked on his Fielding he studied every Batter until he knew their minute habits their reactions and certainly no one can Knock his Success. The big thing 1 feel in pitch ing has to be the right mental attitude. If you have that Hal of the problem is licked. Quite a few of today s pitchers Lac the patience to devote their time to the necessary hard work the want to be sensations immediately or at least overnight Sain commented. I think one of the things pitching coach finds most difficult is convincing a Young player that they have to work on All the facets that they can t neglect their Strong Points to improve the weak ones. It becomes abase of working hard to main Tain your god Given strength Sand at the same time working doubly hard to improve the oth ers. Eleven approaches pitchers can learn a lot by helping each other. I be always encouraged them to kick idea around. If there Are 11 different pitchers on a team there Are 11different approaches to the game Sain continued. And each of these pitchers is an expert in his own right. Maybe one can throw a better curve than the rest or a better knuckle Ball or Slider. And maybe another Man can pick up some pointers that will improve his game. I be always believed too that books records special pro Grams and so Forth that give people inspiration and desire play prominent roles in a Man achievement. It gets Down to what i said earlier about the importance of the right mental at bested Feller Sain pitched for the Bosto braves for seven years winning 20 or More games in four of them and Topping the National league in wins in 1948 with 24.the braves won the Pennant that year and he notched one of their two world series Victor ies when he bested the great Bob Feller in a 2-0 Mound Duel. Before coming to the tigers Asp itching coach last year he served in a similar capacity wit the Yankees a s and Minnesota twins. He has been teaming up with Herman Franks manager of the san Francisco giants National league Umpire Frank Secory and Al Campanis director of scouting for the los Angeles dodgers for the Safe clinic. The quartet will conduct a similar clinic at Wiesbaden air base beginning monday. Cotton bowl teams get $2 Chase scores if Eide Lorg Ace Dallas a the Cotton bowl athletic association announced Here that Texas a and Alabama will each receive More than $243,000arecord High for playing in the Jan 1 Cotton bowl football game. Texas am won 20-16. An increase in our television receipts combined with a seventh straight sellout enabled us to better the previous record said James h. Stewart association president. In 1966, Arkansas and Louisiana state received $230,107.26. He said the association and the Columbia broadcasting sys tem have negotiated a new three year contract calling Foran increase in television re on this higher Revenue Stewart said the 1969 Cotton bowl participants probably will get in execs of $300,00 each. Heidelberg German special maj. Gen. Charles h. Chase chief of staff Usa eur aced the 124-Yard fourth Hole Satur Day at the Heidelberg Golf , who got his first Ace in 10 years of golfing used a no. 7 Iron for his Solo on the temporary win Ter Green. Playing with Chase were Brig. Gen. H a r i e y l. Moore Usa eur Provost marshal col. Arthur Gott Lieb Allied forces Centra Europe and col. Ralph a Dalton office c1nc,

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