European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 24 1968, Page 19

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 24, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 20 the stars and stripes phils Blank mets Allen blasts pair Philadelphia up Richie Allen drove in four runs with a pair of tape measure homers and Tony Gonzalez hit his first Homer of the season wednesday night to Back the three hit pitching of Wood Fryman and Lead the Philadel phia Phillies to an 8-0 Romp Over the new York mets. Allen twice hit the 64-foot-Highroof 420 feet away in left Center Field against starter Donca Rdv Ell to celebrate his return to third base for the first Tim since injuring his hand in a Freak Accident last aug. 24.Allen s first blast came in the opening inning following a Wal to Johnny Callison. The second came in the third after Calliso doubled for the first of his three hits. Gonzalez connects Gonzalez opened the fifth inning with his Home run to Knock out card Well after Roberto Pena s sacrifice scored Johnny Briggs in the had walked and moved 19 third single. Of Clay Dalrymple s consecutive singles by Pena Fryman Gonzalez and Callison accounted. For two insurance runs in the sixth at the expense of lefty Bill , who had Only four runs from the Phillies in his last four starts coasted with the big Lead and was never i trouble As he struck out nine and walked Only one for his fifth Victory of the year. He has pitched 19 consecutive scoreless innings. That s striking it Rich new York Philadelphia a r h by a r h by Harrelson is 4 0 0 0 Gonzalez if 5122bosch if 3000 Callison of 4231 Boswell 2b 4000 Rallen 3b 3224swoboda of 4010 White in 4000 Grote c 4010 Briggs of 2100goossen in 3000 Taylor 2b 4000 Charles 3b 3000 Dalrmple c 4010agee of 3010 Pena As 3111 Cardwell p 1000 Fryman p 4110wshort p 1000 Linz pm 1000frisella p 0000 total 31 0 3 0 total 33 8 10 8 new York 000 000 0000 Philadelphia .202 112 oox8er.Allen, Boswell. Do Philadelphia 1. Lob new York 5, Philadelphia 6. 2bcallison. 2 6gonzalez 1. A Pena. Cardwell l.l-5 Frisell Fryman w.5-4 in. 4. 3. 1 9 h r Erbb Sod 50 3 6 22 2 0 00 1 9wpw.short. Pm Dalrymple. T2 25. A 5,717. Stoepel inducted Chicago a the Chica go bears Perry Stoepel 238 Pound Reserve list end was in ducted into the army at san an Tonio tex., wednesday. Stoepel,23, from the University of Tulsa was drafted by the bears As Afree agent. Despite lots of problems rocket coaches option inti Thuc is the first in a series of stories on baseball teams in the Safe . Conference by Klint Johnson assistant sports editor London is if problem drove in runs the London Rock ets would win the . Confer ence baseball championship in a runaway. Lack of experienced coaching bad weather Lack of practice uncertainty about availability of players and even a collapsed Backstop these Are the difficulties that have plagued the rockets to Date. But in spite of it All co coaches Charles White and Penny Moore both Are optimistic with a few ifs thrown in about London s chances in . Pennant race. The rockets open their . Campaign at Alconbury june 1-2. White and Moore have fallen heirs to the coaching reins be cause both have played quite abit of baseball and because they Are two players who can recounted on for every game and practice session. The same can the said for Many of the other London , neither White nor Moore has had any prior coach ing experience. White who joined the rocket sin june last year and played Sec Ond base will shift to the catch ing chores this season. He has played behind the plate As Wellas in the infield in High school and Pony Grad 18-21 years baseball in his native Massachi May be the smallest Catcher in european service baseball. The 23-year-old player coach stands just 5-foot-6 a n weighs 138. Moore who is new to the Rock ets will pitch and play Short . He played one Yea Thoma state batting a Semi pro Ball in Charleston before coming to the t the 1968 London gains Only four faces i a rocket fans of last y car White the returnees Are hum handed pitchers Ron Schlie Garv finish. And infield g die Morrow. Gone Are standouts of 67 As Catcher Kii Yates starting Pitcher a a Christopher and Center Fli such Bill Jim Lee. Cente fielder May inks kicks contract new York a the Newyork kicks have corralled Don May of Dayton the Star of the recent National invitation basketball tournament and the May owe it All to Arthur Morse s reputation As a Tough now own one sixth of the kicks Morse boasted while chuckling wednesday after May was signed to a contract by the National basketball association team. Morse a Chicago attorney who represents basketball and football players in negotiation with professional teams was re Ferring to May and cazzie rus sell another of his clients. Russell the former Mich Ganall America signed with the kicks for a reported �200,000 in1966. May was the kicks second draft Choice but 32nd Overall in the Aba s annual selection of College players earlier this month. Too Tough i was told by Don Ric Manof Seattle that the reason they did t pick him was because represented him and that i was top Tough Morse was the supersonics general manager until shortly after the draft when he re signed. No May s contract was Notas Good As the one that cazzie got but it s a Good one for Bot sides Morse said. He s a quiet kid but a Good Tough May who is 22 years old and signed on May 22, said quietly i realize that most of the play ers in the Aba Are taller than i am but i played against taller Guys in College and did he is a 6-foot-4, 210-Pounderwho played Forward for the flyers and will be tried at the position by the kicks. Aba names Ellis fighter of month for winning title Sylvania Ohio a Jimmy Ellis of Louisville who won the world boxing association s designation As heavyweight Champion by defeating Jerry Quarry on april 27, is the Aba s fighter of the month in the rat Ings released Here. Ellis Triumph Over Quarry came in the final round of an eight Man elimination tournament sponsored by the Aba to find a successor to Cassius Lay who was dethroned when he refused to be inducted into the army. Henry Clark of san Francisco punched his Way to the no. Spot among the heavyweight with a decision Over Leotis mar tin of Philadelphia one of the boxers eliminated in the first round of the Aba Tourne Boone Kirkman of Seattle wash., is the no. 8 fighter in the same division. Heavyweight Champion Jimmy kills Louisville ky.1. Jerry Quarry Belltower Calif. 2, Eduardo Cor Lettl Argentina. 3, thu Spencer san Francisco. 4, Joo Frazier Philadelphia. 5, Oscar Bonavena argenian. 8, Baku no Eto Thailand. 0, speedy Xayaso. Japan. 10, Roberto Alvarez Cal Xico Calif. Lee is currently on try Awa from London but May be is to join the team later in season. Be Schliep figures big in the Rock Els Mound plans. He was ill Don s Workhorse Pitcher in 67winning both games of a be son ending Doublede Acler for a final 7-4 Hill record. That closing twin Bill sweep from upper hey Ford gave the rockets a 9-11 conference Mark but still left them in fifth place. One of Best White labels Schliep one of the Best hurlers in the ."and he is also High on Morrow whom he Calls the Best Lea Doffman Over now stationed at second base Morrow May move to third to make room for Eddie Perkins who has jus joined the team. Bill Ferguson the Only left hander on the rocket staff is the fourth London Pitcher. Ferguson Moore and Schliep will All share starting duties according to White with Fields serving in re not pitching Ferguson will operate at first base with either Willie Wright or Jeff Alii son Manning the first sack when Ferguson is on the Mound. Bob Alfeiri Nick Bolum and Sid Sideleau Are slated for the left Center and Brightfield positions respectively with will Gib son available in right until he leaves next month. Top hitter White tabs Morrow and Bolum who has College experience As potentially the club s top hit ters. And he says Ferguson Moore and third baseman James Smith can also Belt the will be tried in the out Field if Perkins who has been bothered by an i n j u r a in t ready for third base weather has seriously limited the rockets workouts. Rain and cold weather kept them off the Diamond All last week a n wiped out a scheduled exhibition with Wethersfield last Date London has played Only two exhibitions losing Bot to upper Heyford though out hitting the sky blazers in Bot games. With no More Warmup games scheduled the rockets will go into their june 1 opener with Only that one series be Luna them. Players tied Down drawing mainly from head quarters units at South Ruislip and West Ruislip the Londo Ball club has experienced difficulty in getting players free Foba Seball games As we As practice. The London practices when weather permits Doni Start until 5 30 . After working notwithstanding Emu Aillia i White and Moore Ike Lon an a a Winanac. In to left 00 u Don s chances in the Ace. Of the saw i be seen Only one other clubs this season White but judging Fromi saw last year and if we a break in the weather we 11 b m threat to any team. In of we have a Good Chance of 1 Moore concurs. Well be in he top three or four if no first he said

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