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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 12, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes but rallies to Register to Dover Banks m4ik new York a knocked Down in the first round Jim heated Cassius Clay the i960 olym Pic Light heavyweight Champion rallied saturday night and stopped Sonny Banks of Detroit to 26, seconds of the fourth round of by Tele vision 10-Rounder at Madison Square Garden. Referee Ruby Goldstein kilted the scrap when Banks who had Mckinley Tiby a i. Laver to me Reed in finale new York Chuck a Mckinley of St. Ann mo., saturday upset Wimbledon Champion Rod Laver of Australia with a crushing Tennis display ?-0, 6-4, 6-4, Anc went into the final round of the National indoor championship against Whitney Reed of Alaneda. Calil Reed mixing Dinky lobs with teasing drop volleys turned Back Manuel Santana Spain s Young Davis cup Ace in the other Semi final 74, 64 64, 64. \ i it was the brightest Day in ears for american Tennis which hat slumped to depressing Depths in International taby Brilliant y Laver recent Winner of the australian National Crown an d generally hailed As the world s Premier Amateur was not As his Best on the lightning fast boards of the 7th regiment armory but nothing could detract from the Force and brilliance of Mckiney s play the twin Victory by the two yanks raised Hopes that the United states might be ready to its lost stature in Davis cup. And other world tournament Mckinley Chunky Junior from san Antonio s Trinity University jarred Laver at the outset by sweeping through the first set without the loss of a game. It t look just 12 minutes. He never dropped his service and Only once the second game of the third set was the red hatred australian Able to get As close As game Point Laver reached Advant age on Mckinley s service but the Missouri youngster saved the ame with two Beautiful volleys add killing overhead smash Evenga for Wimbledon Mck Jiey a vie to r y partly avenged his straight set loser. Tolaver in the final of the 1961 Wimbledon championship i Felt keen i Don t Rem Ciber playing better Mckinley Sal i Don t think Laver was at Hist St Laver has had Little experience on Hardwood but be came to the tournament fresh from the australian Campaign where he Iwon three state titles and climaxed a the season by taking the australian National Crown. Until now he had lost Only twice in the last six months of almost steady Campaign. Against the aggressive hard hit Ting Mckinley however he failed continue on p be 2tt i been floored in the second round and battered heavily in the third wobbled without being hit in the fourth round. Banks left leg buckled and Al though he straightened up Gold Stein immediately intervened. Or. Alexander Schiff told me to watch him closely said Gold Stein. He said if he just wobble to Stop it immediately. He took a Good pounding in the third Banks a 21-year-old unknown from Detroit surprised the cocky Clay and the slim crowd of about2,000 in the Garden when he dropped the Louisville favorite on the seat of his pants in the first round. Clay jumped up at the count of two and was Given the mandatory eight count. Clay surprised Clay 5-1 favorite was More sur prised than Hurt by the fast left Hook. It was the Lith Victory and. Eighth knockout for the 20-year-Oldclay since he turned pro after the Rome olympics the 21-year-old Banks suffered his third loss and second knockout he had won 10,the last five in s Row by Knock , fighting out of a Crouch had displayed the wicked Hoo earlier in the first round when he landed a few to the the second round Clay went to work on his rival. Cassius fired a Stream of left right combinations thrown with the Speed of a lightweight at Banks head. A left Hook to the Chin dropped Banks. He jumped up at two and was Given the Manda Lory eight count. But he was still Hurt and just managed to get through the round. In the third Clay bombed his weakening foe All Over the ring. He twice sent him staggering against the ropes but could t drop him. Banks wobbly at the finish of the round Bank staggered to his Corner. Or. Schiff took a look at hint Between round Sand then advised the referee to be careful Clay now a full heavyweight and ranked. Ninth by ring Magazine weighed 194h pounds. The in ranked Banks weighed 191%. After the fight. Clay accepted a bid to meet Bob Cleroux the Cana Dian heavyweight Champion fro Montreal in the Garden on March 31. Harry Markson the Garden general manager of boxing said Cleroux had been offered $7,500 to meet Clay. We feel confident Cleroux will accept the fight said Markson. Goldstein and judges Joe Agnel Loand prank Forbes had the same scorecards for the completed three rounds2-1 for Clay. They All gave Banks the first round. Palmer shoots Par hoi a of r tiv.a1wt h As Lasper climbs Wail m. Phoenix Glenn fireball Roberts bettered his own 25-mile race record at Daytona International Speedway saturday and won the Lascar american cup Challenge race by an Inch. Roberts Daytona Beach drove a 1962 Pontiac and averaged v 157.081 Miles an hour. Roberts set the previous 25-mile Mark of 156.444 ,h. Earlier this month. Joe Weatherly Norfolk va., in a 1962 Pontiac ran bumper to bumper with Roberts and had the Lead briefly in the 10th and last Lap Over the 2.5-mile Speedway. In the final stretch run Roberts nosed ahead of Weatherly and the two Bragg of Erst ceases 110,000 to test his Metal Philadelphia a on Tarzan Bragg retired olympic pole vault Champion said saturday hell give John uleises $10,000 in he jumps 16 feet with an aluminium pole in two month who is he kidding anyway asked Bragg i Don t believe John could jump 15-6 with a Metal Olein 200 uleises last weekend jumped Over 16 feet in successive nights to become the first pole vaulter inthe world to reach the height he did it with a flexible fiber Glass pole which Bragg claims is no test of Speed or strength which was the original concept of the event Bragg Best performance was 15 feet 9h inches. Bragg expressed disappointment Over uleises absence from the convention Hall meet because of the flu. I came Here to see uleises jump 14," he said. I also had a Deal to offer him. I wanted to get him to offer me $10,000 if i jumped 16 feet with his fiber Glass pole cars charged across the finish line Side by Side. David Pearson Spartanburg , finished a close third in a1961 Pontiac. Elzie Buck Baker Spartanburg in a 1962 Chrysler placed fourth. Fred Lorenzen Elm Hurst 111., in a 1962 Ford was fifth. The 10-car Field was made up of Ascar Drivers who won major Stock car events last year. They Are pointing for the $106,000 Daytona 500-mile race on feb. 18.pearson will change Over to a 1962 Pontiac for the 500. Daytona Beach Fla. A Augie Pabst. Milwaukee sports car race Driver was listed by Hospital attendants saturday As in Pabst member of a Milwaukee brewing family was Hurt thursday when the engine in his Maserati blew up and the drive wheels locked sending the machine into a guard rail atop a curve. Pabst was thrown from the vehicle. The extent of his injuries have not been definitely determined. A doctor said earlier rib fractures cuts and some internal injuries. " per. Posting Aing seven at the2u five others Laus. The and open Ler had an soared to a to total of 214. For Palmer it bogey offs " one of the 1 three 210-Yard tee shot splashed in front of his other Over Par from wkly Pla Taefi bouncing off Greenw. I hit some Good today he said. Be were very hard and sink any Good putts one was the six footer a Par on the Iselt the Lake at the have knocked Lister out of cont Par on i first came in seven strokes Mccalster s Ball the Lake but was just at the top of 1 out for Asaid i got nervous Tongji Mccluster Smo on a bad Back Nln Eili where he bounced Palm tree for an Una wound up with a Wah betrayed by 1 wild with some of used a Spectator o Ball into a trap on then on the 13th, Whei a double bogey five something to him As the Green. The usually Placid around and dressed Here he asked bitterly Wal smile if your husband about $2,000?" pros scoring 220 orfried for sunday s final i the leaders Bill cuff. Jack Ahmau. Bill Collins. Doit Farthi. To winnow a. Bob Mccall later Art Wall Jack Fleck Tommy Aaron. Gay Brt Wir. Luik. Wharton. Fred Haw Kiiu. -. Ii Don january. Itan to an lira barter. Bob Nile Hub Tammay left it Etta. Hitzert Dick Hayt Bill a Elmton. Chut Nashford. Lob Roji shirt. Air Dir Dak Lowb Brue or Mutton car wr1off Daw Hill. Buddy Al Mit. Ton Baxter. had Mallie. It a Torata pah Rodgen. Butt of will. A at hts Sutra flu Souel Tak. Claitt King by Ptttman a Runny Pott so Rii in Larty Turgot. M Taylor Bab Harris Bob Harrison. Falcon fencers Champaign i. Orce Academy s Maine undefeated this out dueling Illinois 1 25-2, and Ohio round Robin meet

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