European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 25 1962, Page 20

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 25, 1962, Darmstadt, Hesse20 the stars and stripes Rains wipe out Casper s doral Lead Miami big Bill Caspe forged to the front in the $50,000 doral country club open Friday Only to have a Fine second round Effort wiped off the boards by a deluge that brought play to a Sud Den halt with almost 100 golfers till n the , Don t Tell me that Casper moaned when word came to Himin the locker room that the rain had started at 2 . And was no exported to let up. I did things out there today that i can t always do the Canci la Avion meant that fill scores posted Friday would be nullified an the round played nil Over again sn1ur 1 in. no firing Arrow True shots into 31-Milc-an-hour wind gusts Liat raked inc Suurs tinting the morn ing and Earl afternoon the 210-Pound californian had conic Home with it second straight two under Par 7 officials of the Schuylkill Navy re ported that a squad of 15 or More top russian oarsmen will Row against the top american Crews inthe Independence Day regatta july 4international races in singles. Doubles and eight cared shells Hilltop the annual regatta. A race for Philadelphia Gold Challenge cup Between sey Mour Cromwell. Cambridge muss. The is. Singles Champion and v. Ivonov soviet olympic titlist. Hilltop the card. Off Ani sunning jockey Johnny Sellers jogs i mount Rosy hand Back to the a saddling Are at gulfs own Park in Florida after being unseated in front of the tand. Boj Bond had finds Riedout of the Money before unloading Sellers at the end of the world Bowling play okd by delegates to Abc meet Des Moines Iowa a the american Bowling Congress convention Friday approved participation in world Bowling Competition and rejected use of artificial de vices such As handles to help pro Pel a Ball. Some 750 delegates attended the71st annual convention and took action on a variety of proposals. They adopted 22 of 42 propose amendments to the Abc s Constitution rules and regulations. They turned Down 16 and deferred action on 31 until next year s convention in Buffalo . One pro posed amendment was withdrawn by its sponsor. Earl j. Reed of West Palm Beach Fla was elected president for1962-g3. Effective aug. 1. Among amendments adopted establish a Century award for a Abc member who bowls a single game of 100 pins or More above his average. Donate $10,000 to support the Abl players select Hawkins As top Choice for All Loop 5 Chicago Cap Connie Hawkins. Pittsburgh rens Center who Lethe american bask Al Ball league in scoring was the unanimous Choice for the first All league team selected by a vote of the players. Hawkins also was named the Hague s most valuable player receiving41 out of a possible 54 votes for the Honor. Runner up was Kansas City s Bill Bridges who also was chosen for the first All league team. Others named to the first team Are Dan Swartz new York Kansas City and Dick Burnett Cleveland. The second team. Herschell Turner and Tony Jackson Chicago John Cox Cleveland Ken Sears san Francisco Bill Spivey. Hawaii and Nick mantis Kansas City. Jackson and mantis were lied in the vote getting. American Junior Bowling Congress program and $2,500 for its participation in the National Bowling Council program. Ban use of artificial devices such As the so called handle Ball and the suction cup Ball permit designs on Bowling balls As Long Ai they Are of a material similar to that of the Ball and Are flush with the Ball s surface. Require an officer of a league to participate in the the Rule that required mandatory sanctioning of Tea tournaments. Thumbs Down amendments rejected included prohibit proprietors or employees of Bowling establishments from holding office in the Abc allow targets to be stamped on the lanes 27-31 feet beyond the foul line in addition to those currently permitted 12-16 feet fro the foul line. Deny Abc High score protect onto bowlers practising on lanes 24 hours in Advance of a league match. Permit the last three games of a four game series to qualify for High score recognition. Allow substitutions for one shot spares. This was allowed this sea son by special permission in the National Bowling for an All events expense fee in tourneys. Delegates who last year gave the go ahead to apply for member ship in federation Des quil Leurs an International organization Fri Day approved Abc representation in the world tournament at Mexic City next year. Report of 51 sign irks Thomson Dun new York Cap a chagrined Bobby Thomson said Friday it positively in t so that a secret signal from Centerfield triggered his famous Home run that won the 1951 National league Pennant for the new York giants. He challenged the Man who made the charge to show some character come out in the open stolen signs tied to Flag Success by giants in 1951 Vero Beach Fla. Up former Brooklyn dodger Pitcher Ralph Branca said Friday that the new York giants achieved their Miracle Pennant Victory in 1951 with the Aid of illegally stole signs. The giants had someone in the Centerfield clubhouse at the Polo grounds calling the pitches for them Branca said on a television program. That s How they won so Many games in the last three months of the season and won the Pennant the giants trailed the dodger by 13% games on aug. 11. 1951, but won 37 of shelf last 44 games including two of three in the league s most famous playoff. The giants won the third game of the playoff series 5-4, on Bobby Thom son s three run ninth inning Homer off Branca. Branca said however that stolen sign had nothing to do with Thomson s Pennant winning Homer the irony is that Rube Walker caught me that Day instead of Roy Campanella said used a different series of signals. Thomson did t get and Vance notice of that pitch. But the giants did get quite a lot Branca said that on the game winning pitch he tried to waste a fastball inside and he Branca said he specifically remembered two games in which he was beaten by homers by Wes Wes Trum and Walker Cooper when they had to be getting the said he first Learned of the giants system of stealing sign by having an agent in the club House from Ted Gray Ralph Roommate with the Detroit tigers in 1953. He said former giant pitch ers Al Worthington and Alex Konikowski confirmed it in 1955 when they and Branca were teammates in Indianapolis. And reveal yourself it was a High and nobody called former giant Outin that s the most i Ever heard of. I signals Why wot the first pitch right Down the Miia former who requested a fort Lauderdale that the new York an electrical Appa Watterfield clubhouse grounds with a Wirfs giants dugout the operator Ponce for a fast i a breaking pitch said indicating stealing scheme when Thomson hit which broke up deciding game of series with the by in Phoenix the Are training a source team confirmed the but in ver giant manager Lea a coach with the dodgers vehemently of. No no Man who dreamed has been Reading to owe never had Antni if we had signals have murdered that Thomson retired is now a sales represent Iwest Virignia pulp and in new York did no conceal his pique Over to i Don t know Why saying these things wan main he tossing my name Aron should he keep himself dark if he had any Cha come out in the open on his own two the unforgettable giants were behind. 4ninth inning with runners i Ond and third and on Ralph Branca was called Brooklyn bullpen to pitch son. The first pitch was a strike. Bobby caught one on the nose and d the upper right Field Stan the giants a 5-4 Victory the first one was Thomson recalled. If i d Ting signals i would have a Hole in the head one pass. The next one fastball but it was High Side. I just caught hold of Abl slates Toun to pick steers i Kansas City a the Kansas City steers made the basketball league s first race such a runaway that the Iego through the motions of a championship playoff for the of the season. Instead the other six teams will vie in a kind of round a ment and the Winner will tackle the steers for the Gran ship. Ken Krueger owner of the steers said details of the twill be worked out at a league meeting in Chicago saturday the Winner and the steers will collide in the first two three out of five series april 1 and 3 at Kansas City

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