European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Sep 8 1968, Page 20

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 8, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 22 the stars and stripes sunday september 8,1968 bears top yer out Umpire de Smith emphatic ally Calls out Larry Smalley of Wiesbaden on the front end of a double play in the one stroke ahead of Morris first game of the Safe Usa eur Best of three series. Gary Lafevr of the Berlin bears makes the throw to first to com plete the twin killing. Berlin the usar Champion took a 2-1 verdict from the Safe champs. Is photo by Cole Schlicht leads in Usa eur Golf by Klint Johnson assistant sports editor berlins a com z Cham Pion Ralph Schlicht fired a one Over Par 71 Here saturday to take one stroke Lead Over Host pro Randy moms of Berlin after the first round of the rain delayed Usa eur Golf championship sat the Berlin Golf and country carded 15 pars a Bir die and two bogeys in justifying his role As favorite while taking the first round Lead. He Birdie the Par four 415-Yard fifth Hole with a 50-foot , the Only entrant us ing a Caddy bogeyed the Par five no. 7 when his Fairway Wood off hard ground caught the lip of a trap. He also bogeyed the Par three 12th Hole where hews the victim of a Short Chip the Short Par four Lith Hole 265 Yards Schlicht drove the Green but three putted for a , who had been one under Par for seven holes thurs Day before play was washed out birdied no. 10 from eight fee but lost three strokes with bogeys on 9, 13 and 14. Morris tee shot son 13 and 14 got him in trouble. He strayed to the left on 13 Andy his own admission overcompensated going to the right on 14. Jack Oliver of 3rd army divas in Strong Contention shoot ing a 38-36-74 and Alan rom Daof 3rd div pulled a Surprise by tying Oliver with another 74. Romoda was Only no. 3 on his own team. In the team standings com got off to its expected Strong Start with a 385 total for the first round seven under seventh army support come s total 397.Berlin was third at 401. Actually either 26 or 28 Hole were played by All the contest ants saturday because of thurs Day and Friday rainout. Eight foursomes teed off no. Land played an extra 10 holes while the other seven played the final eight holes teeing off no. 11, which is by the clubhouse in the unique layout at Berlin. Morris picked up two strokes to go ahead of Schlicht on the extra 10 holes. The Berlin profiled a even Par 36 plus a Par four on the 10th Hole while Schlicht had a 42 38, plus 4 for the 10 stayed on the leaders heels also shooting a 38 plus four. The same schedule was to pre Vail sunday with those playing 26 saturday playing 28 sunday and Vise versa. An 18-Hole round on monday winds up the tournament. The leaders open division Ralph sch Violit com z Ai Ward Harris cutting off his throw and relaying to Catcher Dusty Rhodes. But Bell Slid efficiently into Home with plate Umpire Ray Hudson emphatically giving he Safe signal a Call on which there was no argument. Both clubs scored in the four thinning the flyers taking a Brief 1-0 Lead in the top half with a untainted by Catcher Brown s interference. Larry Smalley led Oil with a walk and Dave Crede was Safe on a Catcher s interference Call on Brown with Smalley Tak ing second. Leroy Weddington then drove a single to right which Norm Shipes gloved on one big ounce and fired in to hold smal Ley at third. After Metz had popped out be Hind the plate Bill Bennett hit a grounder into the Hole betwee third and Short which Bell fielded in a puddle but had no raced Home with the Only flyer run on Bennett s in Field hit. Carl Spain hit into a Dou ble play to end the Wiesbaden rally. Bears Bounce Back the bears bounced Back in the Bottom of the fourth with a run scored by Brown who As Lead Offman was hit in the Back by a pitch. Shipes sacrificed Brownton second from where he sped Home on Gary Lafevr s solid single to left. Weddington hobbled Lafever s hit briefly and had no play at the plate. Berlin put runners on with Lon base hits in each of the first five innings but Harris weathered four of those threats without damage. The flyer hurler s biggest escape was in the fifth inning when Berlin loaded the bases with two outs on two Smalley errors at Short and a walk. Harris Naile Lafever on a Fly to left for the third out. Bell had singled earlier in the inning but was caught stealing for the second out. Solid defense with the help of one double play Harris then set the Ber liners Down one two three inthe sixth seventh and eighth. In the ninth he yielded a big Leto Carl Perhac with one out. Per Hac was sacrificed to second but died there when Chip Chirco lined out to right. Meanwhile Vogel kept the Fly ers at Bay with the Aid of solid infield and Outfield backing. The flyers got Bennett As far As third in the seventh on an error hit Batter and fielder s Choice. In the 10th Vogel permitted two out Back to Back singles by Smith and Smalley but nabbed the dangerous Credo on a for the third out. Little Brown Jug Wiesbaden Berlin a r h 1 1 Smith 2b 6 0 8 0 Charco a Binaley 4120 Bull a code in 3010 if 4 0 1 0 Brown c4000 snipe of a 0 1 1 Lafevor ab3000 Wright in 4000 Perhac a 4000 Gogol p Meu Orbun Nettl in Spain Rinh Oploh n Harrah p total 34 1 7 i " i1 � j " \ i � of " 0 a � j j 1-Il Berlin toll too 00 000 0 i 000 100 000 i a Olio out when winning run m a Smalley 8, Brown 3, ii Novi i Nijmie bal a 8. Berlin 4. U a i. 8, Berlin 10. My or. By % Henderson. A Wright. By Loa. Vok. . Hryk a ii Harrlis

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