European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 19 1968, Page 17

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 19, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseSunday May 19, the stars and stripes of cd new York a confident Bob Foster and his backers Are gambling that the tall Slen Der challenger will dethrone Light heavyweight Champion Tiger at Madison Garden next Friday night. Favored to i Page to get the title shot with Tiger Foster guaranteed the sturdy 38-year-old Champion from Biafra $100,000. Foster will get 60 per cent of the net receipt Sand the television take and pay Tiger s $100,000 out of that. To there is a possibility that the2c-Ycar-Oid no. 1 contender from Washington d.c., will collect nothing himself or his backers May even have to pay part of Tiger s purse. The Garden is scaled to dobraves9 rally in 16th Frame nips mets 3-1 $225,000 at prices from $5 to $25but the fight has t caught fir and May draw Only about 12,00customers and Gross $150,000. There will be additional Revenue from the Home television by sports network. New York Wil new York a Dero Johnson singled in the tie break ing run in the 16th inning an scored an insurance tally on Felipe Alou s double As the atlant braves nipped the new York mets 3-1 Friday two were out in the 16th Hank Aaron Drew a two out walk from loser Danny Frisella Dacron Johnson. Key single 0-2. Aaron stole second an came around on Johnson s liner to right Field. Alou followed with is shot off the left Field Wall scoring Johnson. The mets had opened the scor ing in the fourth inning on Art Shamsky s second Homer but the braves tied it in the seventh. Alou opened the inning with Ariple off Don Cardwell who went nine innings for the mets. R Ciele Boyer grounded out Kowalik St goals Spur Mustangs by Tornado id Las a John Kowa he re d foil goals to 8parkrlnhcago mus Angs to a 6-1 a us Jpn Over. The Dallas Torna Yusta is took a 2-0 Leadon 80als be Tornado o i i second half one Nis goals Vas a penalty shot Schoolboy 5 years out of Ball f a a up Ray Jef basketball 1uversuy of Geo Siapol an. Star who As t o wig we sons 15 pounds Felix Millan hit a liner to Sham sky in left Field. Alou tagged Upland scored but the mets claimed he left third base to soon. An Appeal was made and after several minutes of confusion in which the umpires first ruled Alou out the decision was reversed and the run was Al Lowed. Rookie Jim Britton 2-0, Goethe Victory hurling witless Ball Over the last five innings. Themes failed to get a hit Over the last 9 2-3 innings. Starter Pat Jarvis went the first 11 innings and allowed Only four hits. 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Dundee agrees Ellis May risk title abroad Miami Beach Fla a Angelo Dundee confirmed Friday that Aba heavyweight Cham Pion Jimmy Ellis May make his first title defense july 27 in Stockholm Sweden. We have done som talking with de Ahlquist Dundee said. As i said before Jimmy is going to be a fighting in the week Bob arum Secretary of sports action inc., which handled the world boxing association eliminations tournament said Ellis probably would meet for Mer Champion Floyd Pat Terson. We also discussed Edu Ardo Corletti of England and Boone Kirkman of Seattle Dundee said. We re open to All for the possibility of Ellis Ever meeting undefeated Champion Cassius Clay whom Dundee once managed he said i sure Hope not. It would Wear me out running Between Burnett oks contract with Al bengals Cincinnati a bengals new Ameri can football league entry have signed halfback Bobby Burnett the Al s Rookie of the year in1966. Burnett a 25-year-old, 6-foot-2, 208-Pounder, was obtained by he bengals from Buffalo. Reds Edge pirates on May s or Pittsburgh a Leemay s bases empty Home run provided the winning margin Friday night As the Cincinnati reds edged the Pittsburgh pirates 3-2. May slugged his fourth Home Rover the left Field Wall in the third inning off loser Al Mcbean after the reds had taken a 2-0 Edge in the the second Vada Pinson John Bench and Tom Helms ripped consecutive singles with Helms rap to left Field scoring Pinson. After a double play Jim m a 1 o n e y beat out a two out squeeze bunt scoring Bench. The pirates broke through for two runs in the sixth on four hits and chased Maloney. Merry month of May Cincinnati Pittsburgh a r h by 4010 Malou 4010 wills Rose Fra Johnson Perez 3blmay in Pinson a Bench c Helms 2bcardenas Maloney Rlee p Whitfield Davidson a Bernley 3b4000 Clemente of 4111 Stargell if4110 Pagan if 4110 cindenon4021 May c in is p pm p p 4000 Alley ss2021 Maroski 2b 0000 Mcbean p1000 killer pm 0000 Moose p0000 Mota pm Kline Kolb pm a r h bi5030 4110 5111 3010 10104020 3001 30103000 1000 10100000 10000000 1000 total j5 3 9 3 total 35 2 11 2cincinnati 021 000 0003 Pittsburgh oct 002 0002 a Maloney Cardenas. Dpcincinnati2, Pittsburgh 1. Lob Cincinnati a Pittsburgh 30. 2balley, Pagan. 4. A wills. . In h t\v,3-25 Abernathy Mcbean l.5-3. Moose line hip Abernathy 1 1 2 5 1 3 2 2 0 7 1 1 Maloney. Alley .t2 35. A13,499. 10000000 3000283304 000010000 up be blacked out of the in t worrying too much about the possibility of fighting for nothing. Ill get mine after i win the title he said. The 6-foot-3i/& former air Force Champion is a surprisingly heavy 12-5 favorite Over the5-foot-8 defender. The Odds May drop some by fight time. In addition to his height advantage Foster will have a big Edge in reach-79 inches to 71-and weight about 175 to 167. Foster has a 29-4 record including 23 knockouts. He has won eight straight seven of them by knockouts. Three of his losses were to heavyweights Doug Jones Zora Folley and Ernie will go in four or five rounds said Foster or Soontas i hit him. I like his Type of fighter he does t like to backup Foster has an effective left Jab and a jarring left Hook. He new York a facts and figure son the Tiger Bob Foster Light heavy weight title fight Date Friday May 24. Place Madison Square Garden Newyork. At stake Tiger s Light heavyweight title. Distance15 rounds or less.time9 30 p.m., Edt. Television sports network nationally new York blacked out. Radio none. Estimated crowd12,000.estimated Gate$150 000. Ticket prices?5, $10, $15, $20, $25.fighters purse Tiger guaranteed $100,000 by Foster Foster will get 60 percent of the net Gate. Fighters records Tiger 58-15-3, 26knockouts, never stopped Foster 29-4, 23 knockouts stopped twice. Scoring rounds system by referee an two judges who will be named at fight time. New coaches san Francisco Warrior president Franklin Mieuli Center laughs it up with his new coaches George Lee left Anat Attles after announcing their appointments at a san Francisco news conference. Lee was named head coach and his first official act was to select Attles As his assistant. Both have played for the warriors since 1962. Dpi expects to set up the Stock Champion with the stringing jabs. Tiger smiled when told of Fos Ter s prediction. I just Hope he comes tonight he said. I m not Wor ried about his physical advantages. I be fought tall fighters before. You know i Don t make predictions but i go into every right confident i will More outspoken is Trainer Hickie Ferrara. The first four rounds wll Behe most dangerous said Fer Ara. If gets by them Hewill come on. He stopped Roger Rouse who is a 6-footer. Dick will chop Foster Down with his body never been stopped Tiger has a 58-15-3 record including 26 knockouts. He never Las been stopped. The Rock awed african won the 175 found division Crown by out minting Jose Torres dec. 16, 966. This came eight months after Tiger had lost the middleweight Crown to Emile grif Ith. He appears to be much Ronger at 165 to 168 pounds Nan As a 160-Pound Middle weight. In his two title defences Tiger beat Torres again in 15rounds May 16, 1967, and Fol owed with his 12th-round to Kosiver Rouse nov. 17. Scoring will be by the round system. The referee and two judges will be named at Fig time. Two hard hitting Light heavy Heights Johnny person of new York and Angel Oquendo of puerto Rico will meet in a 10 round preliminary. Whitman appoints Muench Valla Walla Wash

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