European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 24 1968, Page 20

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 24, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThe stars and stripes Page 21 sex Davis cupper says . To dump Mexico but expects close match much Wampum Here s a study in faces of the four indians who have made Cleveland the rage of the american league. Since May 1 the tribe has moved from ninth to second place two games behind league leading Detroit. The Basic reason for its Success is its pitching staff. These four left to right Steve Hargan Sonn Siebert Sam Mcdowell Luis Tiant have pitched 12 shutouts this season. Mcdowell blanked Oakland tuesday 1-0. Up photo Levels on Stiekman hitters blamed for pitchers Success Berkeley Calif. A the United slates has the potential to crush Mexico 5-0, inthe North american Davis cup zone final Here this weekend but Don t bet against 3-2. That s the advice of Barr Mckay who was a cupper in 1958, one of Only three year this country has won the cup in the past 18. Australia won the other 15."if Mexico can win one match opening Day Friday and go in to saturday s doubles even at 1-1, they could cause trouble Mckay said wednesday. I Don t say Mexico will win but i could be much closer than most people , a scintillating 23 year old from Southern califor Nia Stanley Smith has Mckay guessing at a 5-0 . split two sets tuesday with pro John could play More this week end than any of the other americans two singles and the Dou Bles unless the United states wins the first three matches and clinches the Don Dell has Indica Ted he will go with Arthur Ash and Smith in the singles Friday and Smith and his Southern Ca doubles partner Bob Lutz in saturday s doubles. Dell might give Clark Graeber the fourth of his eligible players one of the two singles pots sunday if the match is Al Eady won. Charles Pasarell the no. 1anked player in this country and the fifth cupper is working Ward top condition after being relatively inactive while in Mili Ary service. Mckay warned against any one being overconfident against Rafael Osuna Mexico s Veteran cupper and onetime Forest Hills Champion. Mexico s second sin Gles player will be Joaquin Loyo Mayo. The two May pair for doubles. St. Louis a it s shame people say How the pitchers have taken Over the game and killed offence in base Ball. But Joe Ducky Medwick thinks the hitters have Only themselves to blame. And Medwick can talk. First because he has the hitting credential to Back himself up. Secondly because the St. Louis cardinals pay him to talk to their minor league farmhands about the Fine and fading Art of hitting. They say you can t make hitter the one time most Valu Able player said but i disa Gree. If you take a Guy that has the desire and wants to be great and if he has some tools it la come , 56, is the cardinals new vote seen in Louisiana on domed stadium Baton Rouge la. Up charging that louisianans were tricked into approving a High priced domed stadium a state representative thursday planned to ask that the proposals be resubmitted to . Leon Soniat or. Of Metairie la., a suburb of new Orleans where a site has been approved for the stadium Saidu referendum was in order because estimates now place the Cost of the super dome at triple the original Price voters approved the constitutional amendment authorizing the stadium in 1966, they were told the entire Cost of the 70,000-seat dome including land would be Between $30and $35 million. I feel the original propose to on the one voters approved was based on said Soniat. They said the s adjusted to the pitchers throwing him slow and Medwick sums it up Amajor leaguer should be Able to adjust or he would t be he rebut everybody can t do strikes won t halt Monte Carlo race Monte Carlo a the grand prix of Monaco formula one Auto race will be run Sun Day despite the strikes which w ?

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