European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Oct 10 1967, Page 16

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - October 10, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseTuesday october 10, 1967 the stars and stripes b Page 17 cards take 3-1 series Lead As Gibson 5-hits botox 6-0 St. Louis Cardinal pitching Ace Bob Gibson. Shuts out red sox for second series win series St. Louis a big Bob Gibson backed the Boston red sox to the Edge of the precipice sunday with a Brilliant 6-0 five hit shutout that moved these. Louis cardinals within one Victory of the world Champion ship. Only Jim Lonborg who threw one hitter at the cards thurs Day stands Between the favor edred Birds and the title. Boston s 22-game Winner willbe opposed by 22-year-old Steve Carlton a left hander making his series debut in monday s fifth game at Busch the series does t end Mon Day it will return to Boston forthe sixth and possibly seventh games wednesday and thursday. Santiago loser the cards routed Jose Santi ago in a four run first inning beating the puerto rican for the second straight Lime and mus cled Jerry Stephenson for two More in the third to take a 3-1 Edge in this Best of seven was the Complete Mas Ter although he said he tired inthe late innings after Only three Days rest. He struck out six a compared to 10 while winning the opener three clubs in the Long history of series Competition have come Back from 3-1 deficits and one of them was the1903 red sox in the Days when a was Best of nine games. The others were the 1925 Pitts Burgh pirates against washing ton and the 1958 new York Yan Kees against Milwaukee. Gibson easing along to his second series Triumph and his fourth in a Row dating Back to1964, was in Complete charge of the faltering red never got a Man As far broken leg Cut Bob s victories but effectiveness was t Hurt St. Louis a a Brokenleg halted Bob Gibson s pitching Victory progression but it did that his pitching. As a result Gibson bounced Back into the St. Louis pitching rotation after seven weeks an now has just about bounced the Boston red sox out of the world series. Gibson who was out of Gam action from july 15 to sept. 6 with a broken right leg picked up his second Triumph of the series sunday hurling a five hitter As the cardinals whipped the red sox 6-0 and took a com manding 3-1 Lead in a line drive by Pitts Burgh s Roberto Clemente Side lined him the 31-year-old right hander was on his Way to a pos sible 22 victories. That would have continued his Streak of the past four years in which he won 18 19, 20 and 21 was definitely thinking of another 20-game season Gib son said. I knew we had a Good team and i was looking for wrecking Tea party Boston Tartabull of 4jones 3b 4 Yastrzemski if 4scott la 4 r. 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Ward to winning a lot of when i got injured i was eally started feeling sorry for myself. I think that s a natural reaction. I thought what i had done and what i could be t think i could be missed 20 games the Way the team was going. But then i realized there was really nothing i could do about so Gibson stopped feeling sorry and started working. I just waited until the cast hardened and then started working out he explained. Had a walking cast on from my ankle to just below my knee and i threw batting practice. I guess i threw about 15 minutes Day for two Days then rested for a worked out every week except the week after i had the cast taken off. That week i did t do anything. But after that rest i started running and throwing. I did the Norma things that i do every Day. I run around quite a bit and take rounders in the infield and that s what i Days rest thus Gibson kept his Arm i shape from the beginning of his enforced absence and quickly worked his legs Back into shape too. From the time he comeback until the end of the season he won three games and los tone making his season record 13-7he was so impressive that manager red schoendienst started him in the first game of the world series. He responded with a six hitter and a 2-1 Victory. He came Back on three Day rest for the first time this sea son and set Down the red sox on five got tired in the eighth m continued on Page 22 our backs to the Wall Williams St. Louis up Bosto manager Dick Williams said sunday our backs Are to the Wall but we re not about to quit yet after the St. Louis cardinals beat his red sox 6-0 to take a three games to one Leadin the world series. I know we be looked bad thelast couple of Days but we looked bad at times during the season and did t give up William s do or die for us now bu1 we be had our backs to the Wal before and did t quit. We proved that against Minnesota we Haven t quit Here either Well just have to wait and see what Santiago shelled Only three times previously has a team been Down 3-1 and come Back to win the series the Yankees were the last to do it in 1958 against the old Milwaukee braves. The cardinals pounced Enrigh Thunder Jose Santiago for six hits and four runs in the first inning. We were just out of it in the first inning Williams said. " thought Santiago would do better. He just could t get i breaking stuff , then you be got to give continued on Page 22 As second base until Carl Yas Zremski opened the ninth with a double. Another sellout crowd of 54,-75 watched their favourites Roll o any easy Victory on a Chilly Damp afternoon with the thermometer Reading Only 55 de Grees at game time and lights turned on All the Way. A Light rain fell in the eighth nning and the fans began to Ile out of Busch memorial stadium. The More Hardy souls sprouted raincoats and Umbreit As and stayed for the kill. Lou Brock who had four hits the opening game kept Lis series average to .500 with double and single in four trips. The cards speedy Bullet also stole another base his third All on the first Cardinal except Mike Shannon and Gibson had a least one hit in the rout. Shan non walked once and scored Arun. Gibson also walked once. Gibson a 31-year-old former Harlem Globetrotter who suffered a broken leg july 15 an was out of action until sept. 6, was simply Superb. Bearing Down when he needed to the h a r a throwing right hande struck out six and walked Only Yaz opened the ninth with a double and moved to third on George Scott s Outfield Fly Gibson struck out Reggie Smith and made Jerry Adair ground out. Yaz also singled inthe first Scott in the fourth and Jose Tartabull in the sixth an eighth. Brock opened the big firs with a single on a close play at first beating d a 11 o n Jones throw to the bag. Curt flood lined a single to left and Roger Maris the sex Yankee came through with a two run double tothe left Field Corner. Maris continued on Page 22 yank Pilot s quarters burglarized in St. Louis St. Louis a a Man who came to St. Louis for the world series has lost $5,700 be cause he made the trip. Ralph Houk manager of the new York Yankees reported burglars took two Mink Coats an jewelry from his Motel room saturday apparently while hews watching St. Louis play Boston in the series. No predictions from redbirds on Early end to world series St. Louis a the cardinals took a 3-1 Lead in the 1967 world series sunday but the National league Cham pions weren t making any predictions that they would wrap it up in St. Louis Don t know whether Well go Back to Boston or not Man Ager red schoendienst said after the 6-0 Victor y Over the american league Champion Boston red Carlton who will pitch monday for the cardinals incapable of pitching a shutout just like Bob Gibson did today the St. Louis skipper said. Gibson a hard throwing car Dinal right hander was the Only Redbird talking about a Quick finish of the 1967 series. I d like to end it monday and go Home he said. Lou Brock said he did t care where the series ended just along As the cardinals win it. The speedy St. Louis Loftfield or who had a single and double in four trips sunday said that inthe first inning he faked a steal of second and it pulled Boston shortstop Rico Petrocelli out of position. Curt flood the smashed a single to left through the Hole Brock going to third. After that Roger Maris hit fast Ball for a two run double m to the left Field Corner. Marks has five runs batted in Over the four said if Carlton fails to end the Best-of-7 series monday hell have Dick Hughes ready for the first game in bos ton wednesday and if Neces sary Gibson would be ready to come Back again in a seventh game

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