European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 25 1961, Page 21

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 25, 1961, Darmstadt, Hesse1he Stais and stripes tsp it haul Roberts for 6 years i 300 Circle Clearwater Fla. "1 feel so Good i m having trouble making myself believe i m 34 years old says the Veteran Robin Roberts. Trim and tanned from week of Golf at Miami. Roberts arrived at the Philadelphia Phillies training Camp eager for action. Spring training has sways town a pleasure for me said the right hander. And Why not Basel All is my game. The Only thing i know is to get out there on the Mound and throw the Ball. 1 Hope to be doing it when i m 40." a Winner of 233 games during his 73 seasons with the Phillies Roberts is hoping six More seasons will help him into the select Circle of 300-game winning pitchers. Chance for a if i can win 18 this year and 17 local basketball Roundup Mustangs owls in Vii corps invitation it of. uncorking or a next season that would be 35. Then i d have a Chance at 300." Roberts who in his prime won 20 games or More in six straight sea sons for the Phillies was 12-16 in19go, toiling for a last place club. The Phillies Aren t expected to do much better this year. A 190-Pounder who always look sin the Pink of condition Roberts disclosed he plans to make better use of his curve Ball this year. No Early curve it s a Lite late i know. When think Back on my Early years in this league i wonder How i Wonso Many games. I could t throw a curve. All i Ever did was rear Back and let go with he fast Ball. Funny thing he said they used to talk about How i worked on the hitters. And it was funny because i did t have the faintest notion of what t was there Are a quite a few batters in the National league who might contest that statement by a Man universally recognized As one of the Best control pitchers of All time. Different technique curve baking said Roberts requires a different technique in which pitchers get on top of the Ball before letting it go. It was always hard for me to do that. I take a Long stride in my de livery so the curve is flatter. The Short stride is perfect for the Roberts is hopeful his smooth. Easy delivery will keep him in the big leagues another half dozen years. I remember when i was a Rookie in 1948, by Perkins then one of our coaches told me kid delivery is 75 per cent of pitching. Guys like you who throw easy and smooth stay around a Long time by was so right j Stuttgart Moehringer Germany special the 24th inf Mustangs and the Host 2nd observation owls scored victories Friday to Lead in the Advance inthe Vii corps invitational Basket Ball tournament at Kelley bar Racks Here. Roland Skelton poured in 28 Points As the owls whipped the 51st inf fixed bayonets. 88-62, and wih Thomas netted 32 As tie mus tangs turned Back the 36th inf rangers. 88-80, in the two feature winners bracket contests Friday. In two earlier losers bracket Day games the 75th arty Redlegs edged the 40th arty up rockets.65-62, and the 27th arty tigers knocked the 4th army div All stars from the double elimination meet. 75-64. The Mustangs rolled up a 45-37halfiime Lead in their Battle with the rangers and were never seriously pushed despite 23 Points by Harlan Lambert. 20 by Cliff Tinsley and 17 by Tom Hayes. Tom Kramer backed up Thomas for the Mustangs with 13 tallies. Jerry Janovetz helped the Tiger stay naive in the tournament with a 32-Point burst. Four games were also played thursday with the owls beating the Redlegs 65-53 the fixed Bayo nets turning bark the rockets 57 1 the rangers clipping the All stars 69-56, and the Mustangs rounding the tigers 90-74.in that closing game thursday Homas and Janovetz engaged in he hottest scoring Duel of the night with Thomas winning out 32 Points to 28. Hoschst Germany special he Gibbs provisional in Iron Luke ran their fifth Annor of Fague vanning Streak to 10 straight without defeat Here Huri Day night by turning Back he tilth Armor of crusader 3-58. The Iron did of pulled away in he Racond half after leading by Only three Points s9-tk, at Interr Koit. The loss left the Crit Tad Erif with a k-4 Loop record. Jim rat Jerk 24 Point Pai and the Row Dikit to Victory White obie Johnson lopped the Low with to Alltus. Darmstadt Germany Spe Cial the 2nd gun in 38th arty Finnern retained their perfect212th arty up i Agu record Here thursday night with an easy 97-45 Victory Over the 3rd m1wi in 21ht arty Falcon. The gunners rolled up a 46-24 ital time Lead and won going away for their 12th straight Victory in league play. All five starters hit double figures with in a John son 28 top for the night. Of 1 f. Normal delivery to rival hitters stay alive in the losers bracket of the double elimination tournament. The celtics and 8th evac hos clashed Friday night to determine the finals opponent for the big Blue in the championship show Down saturday afternoon. But thursday the 8th evac Quint. Gave the favored big Blue a Good run for the Money before the game. In. Tic closing the big Blue rolled up a 29-19 halftime Edge but could t hold it As the Neu Brucke Hospital club played a control game and slowed up the vaunted Sasae fast break attack. The score was nip arid tuck until the last two minutes when Bob Goscinski hit a pair of Field goals to break a 57-57 tie and the big Blue went on from there for the Victory. Goscinski got 20 Points to spark the Victory with Rich William adding 17 and John Schmittzehe 12. Floyd Alexander took game scoring laurels for the losers with 25 celtics were never pushed in the second game while eliminating the Hill toppers. They rolled up a 45-39 halftime advantage and continued to pull away in the Sec Ond players hit double figures standings Germany District bowing w l pet. Bitten 41 i .732 3354 22h so 30vi ssv4 m4 a Miksh 22 34 a a hah a 3sv4 ,3c 3�v4 .3m20/ 3& v individual i aders e pin a is 43 m 73 a Rev. Have stand. A wll r Al Smith. R he stat. Wilbur. Pinch. Rani to to Zika efm one a Blob Hal mtg Rwy. A in m i m 93 8.009 is.m4 13,347 17,35 m.7m i4.7m i7.u7 i7.ms Avi. In in in is3 182 Ikin is2 12 for the celtics with Frank Reale getting 19, George Clark 15,. Philyor 13 and Del Jordan 10u Mike beam led the losers with 14 Tak lies a v i Stuttgart grow. V

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