European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 24 1968, Page 17

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 24, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 18 the stars and stripes As a Tennis fan of Long standing begins a fellow whose angry greeting made up last week s fan mail i d like to offer a rebuttal of the sports column. In which my emancipation that was his backs ving. Then he ripped into me like so first it is not necessary to make a lot of noise in order to enjoy a sporting event. Second Tennis fans Are not inhibited. They refrain from Lou comment because they Are courteous. Yelling would bother not Only the players but also the other spectators. The statement that play is stopped during applause for an earned Point is presumably an attempt at , 1 doubt that anyone associated with Tennis except the promoters is particularly enthused about the idea of attracting More and More of the common Folk the cult of mediocrity in t quite that widespread , the analogy with baseball is not Apt. Tennis fans Are very much closer to the action than baseball fans Are. I doubt that even the most composed Batter would relish having people scream at him from Only a few feet away while he is facing some wild Rookie fire Baller. Fifth there is no language Barrier in Tennis. The rules an the method of keeping score can be understood by anyone of aver age intelligence after a five minute concept that s rarely honoured is live and let live i never heard a Tennis fan complain about the noise at a football s Only fair that he should be allowed his relative serenity. De Griffin Darmstadt that first Point i Don t hold it against anyone who does t feel it s necessary to make noise. Personally though find it More fun i can t really say necessary to Yak it up a bit. Second i know the Yelling would bother the fans As Well As the players for a while anyhow. But they d get used to it. The live and let live concept would win out in the end. The paraphrase statement was indeed keenly Analysed. Third i d include the players right up there with the All As attendance rises purses fatten. Amateurs would be Able to afford to turn professional. The cult of what in t quit what yet o.k., the baseball analogy loses. I should have tried basketball maybe or boxing. Those ringside Loudmouth Are right there where the action is no that composed Batter does t have to relish the screaming but he d accept it if he could hear it above the voices of the chattering , five minutes is reasonable. You Call it rules and methods of keeping score i Call it a language Barrier. Somebody name of Van Alen has come up with a simplified scoring system which May save a lot of five minute and let live has already been touched upon. I la let you come and shut up at my football game if you la let me come and Hoot at your Tennis match. Tennis is a great game. I enjoy watching it and playing it i just like to see it lose some of its stuffiness is All. I sure Hope dancer s image wins the Belmont. I Don t think he s really a Junkie and he showed me some class trying to go through pm instead of around pm in the Preakness. Then again so what if Forward pass takes it and becomes the first triple Crown Winner since citation. With a Little misfortune dancer s image could be disqualified again and How Many triple Crown cheaters have there been i hear Floyd Patterson the Guy who once regained the in regain Able is going after it again. Lot of people think it would be great for boxing to have Floyd Patterson at the top again May be so but i Don t think regarded Floyd a great Champion because he was such a Nice Guy. He was a soft spoken kind Man set a wonderful example for the kiddies. After 2l/2 years of fun with Guys like Tommy Jackson pet Rademacher Roy Harris and Brian London he had those three Good fights with Ingemar Johansson one with Tommy Mcneeland finally agreed to take on Sonny Liston. Of All Patterson s challengers Rademacher took the cake he fought his first professional fight for the world s heavyweight championship. Knocked Floyd Down too before said Rademacher was the Only Guy he d Ever heard of who started at the top and worked his Way to me it was pretty Boring during Patterson s time. Boxing needs something now but not him. Killebrew s single enables twins to subdue tigers 4-3 Minneapolis St. Paul up Harmon Killebrew poked a rare single to Brightfield in the eighth inning to score Tony Oliva with the tie breaking run wednesday night and give the Minnesota twins a4-3 decision Over the Detroit started the inning with a double to right after Detroit had rallied to tie the score at 3 3 in the top of the eighth. Jim Perry provided both the pitching and the punch for the twins in the first seven tall right hander held the tigers to two hits an accounted for All three twins runs with a second inning Homer his second of the season. That was All the twins we Reable to get off Mickey Lolich who went the first seven for the tigers. Don Wert spoiled the shutout with his fourth Home season s High Stargell hits 3 homers bats in 7 runs to Lead pirates Over cubs 13-6 Chicago up Willie Star Gell smashed three homers a double and a single wednesday to drive in a National league season High of seven runs and Willie Stargell. Swings big stick Lead the Pittsburg pirates to a 13-6 Victory Over the Chicago cubs that snapped a five game losing Streak. Stargell homered with no one on in the first and fourth innings singled to drive in a run in the fifth doubled to Send Home two mates in the sixth and collected his third Homer inthe eighth after Maury wills was Safe on an error by Chuc Hartenstein. It was the second time in his major league career Drivers shatter records in grand National trials Charlotte . A Ford s Donnie Allison and nine other Drivers shattered the Speed records at Charlotte motor Speedway wednesday i qualifying for sunday s $152,000 world 600-mile grand National Stock car race. Allison Lascar s Rookie of the year in 1967, became the first Driver Ever to tour the mile and one half track at More than 160 Miles per hour. The 26-year-old Hueytown ala., Resi Dent was clocked on his firs of four laps at 160.180 . His average Speed for the simile qualifying run was 159.222 . Cale Yarborough who place third in wednesday s qualifying held the track s old one Lap Mark of 155.395 and the old four Lap record of 154.877 .Lee Roy Yarbrough driving a factory backed Mercury Cyclone had the Day s second Best time 159.208 . To win the other front Row berth. Cale Yar Borough also in a Mercury posted 158.857 to claim the in Side spot in the second Row. David Pearson the Holman and Moody Ford Driver who goes into sunday s mileage Marathon with seven straight wins to his credit will Start inthe second Row beside Yarbor Ough. Allison posted his 160-plusspeed on the first Lap of his qualifying run. That he hit three homers in on game. The previous National league High for Bis in one game this season was six by Rusty staubo Houston against san Francis co May 6. Stargell whose three homers gave him six for the season also equalled the league High for most hits in a game with pirate starter Manny Mota participated in the 16-hit assault on four cub pitchers but Bill Mazeroski and Jerry May were the Only other players to get More than one hit. Mazeroski had three hits and May two. Star helps fifth inning single knocked out starter Joe Niekro with his fourth loss of the season As he allowed six hits and six runs. Hundley bats in four Randy Hundley drove in four of the cubs runs collecting his second Homer in the second inning after Lou Johnson was hit by a pitch and delivering bases loaded single in the third to score two runs and finish pirate starter Jim Bunning. Tommie Sisk worked 1%innings in Relief for the pirates without allowing a hit to earn his first Triumph while Dave Wickersham gave three hits i shutting out the cubs for the final five frames. Manager Leo Durocher of the cubs was ejected game in the fifth from inning theft objecting too strenuously on a called pitch. Walloping Willie Pittsburgh chicagoan r blab r h by Malou of Floii Kcf Langor is 5 0 i 0wills 3d 6212 acc Kurt 2b 5000 Stai Koll if 5457 a Wiliams if 6120mota of 5000 Santo 3b 4120 Clad non la 5011 Banks la 4110 run of the season in a inning and started the w eighth inning rally off to the same spot in recenter Field stands. 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Two Wal Sand a single by Carl Yastrzemski netted one run and another scored on a throwing error by right fielder Jimmie Hall. Rico Petrocelli was aboard with a walk in the fourth when Foy hastened Clark s exit with Homer his second of the year. Bell 2-1, walked two struck out nine and permitted Only one runner to Advance As far a third base. For whom Bell toils Californi Boston Tartabull of i Andrew 2b 4110 in so so ss3d 40h3000 str Mykl if Smith if pot Rocoll Foy 3b Scott Lbeah Ownne c Boll p total Boito California ,California 1. 10 -4031 to it4 0 0 0 Mindick la m 3110 incl melt � " 4122 Jalall rf4010 Salmon c j a 1 1 0 Knoop Job j a 0 ii 0 in Lark p j i Atun p of Trevilio pm up Tot in 29 04 0 002 200 ooo-j000000000-" Patty Weaver Burn i

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