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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - August 6, 1970, Florence, South CarolinaOrangeburg belts Florence 11 -6 by Gregory mar1tn Las he beat Cut an Tam single morning Newt editor the Firat and drilled his Inmom. Eighth Homer of the season the Orangeburg legion Over the Loftfield Wall in the juniors scored eight unearned fourth runs and added Home runs by Paul Comer and Ricky Haynes for an 11-6 Victory Over Florence wednesday night and a two game to one Lead in their Best of five series in the state semifinal playoffs. The series shifts Back to Orangeburg tonight with Florence having to win this one to stay in the playoffs. A Florence win would Force a fifth game Friday. Orangeburg will probably Start Nathaniel Snell tonight. Snell pitched a five hit shutout in the opening game of the series. Comer cracked out three hits in five trips to the plate including a blast Over the Loftfield Fence to Lead off the ninth inning As he keyed the Orangeburg attack. Russell Parker was the Only Florence player to get two hits Terry Granthan burled the first five and a third innings or Florence and saw his season record drop to 3-5, Buster Taylor finished up. Florence made errors during the thursday aug. Only five game but they came at crucial times to set up Orangeburg rallies and give the visitors All but three of their runs. Orangeburg scored four runs in the third inning for a 4-1 Ead As John Brown led off with a single to left and Rocky sell walked. Haynes then hinted Back to Grantham but he third baseman dropped his How to Load the bases. Charles Dubose then rapped a sl3w roller to the first Aseman who fired a bad throw mine and two runs crossed the Date. Rickey Shular singled to to bring in two More runs. Florence Cut it to 4-3 in the ourth on Parker s two run Homer but Orangeburg scored an earned run in the fifth on a walk a stolen base and Comer s single to Center. Florence got a run Back in the last of the inning to make it 54 but Grantham walked free men to Load the bases with one out in the sixth and Taylor took Over. The third baseman err rec Bell s hot or Thunder and two More runs scored before Taylor got the fast two b matters to retire the Side Comer singled in the seventh went to second when the left fielder displayed the bal and came Home on Snell s Haynes slammed a drive to deep Loftfield in the eighth and Grantham crashed Fino the Fence trying for the catch. He circled the bases for a Homer while Grantham Lay injured on the Field. Grantham was removed from the game with a Cut upper lip. Florence picked up two runs in the last of the eighth to make the score 9-6 As Sammy Hatchell beat out an infield hit and Rusty Richardson tripled to the Corner in Brightfield and came Home on a ground out. Orangeburg wrapped it up with two More runs in the ninth on Comer s Home run followed by an error a walk and Bill Sharpton s single. Sharpton was the winning pit Cher As he went the distance and gave up seven hits while walking two and striking out 14. Florence now with a 19-5 season record will probably Start first game loser Parker tonight. Parker has a 4-2 season slate. Orangeburg Bell. 3b Haynes. 2b Dubose of Comer if Shular in heckle c Snell it Brown is totals Florence Grace 2b Matthews 3b Hatchell. In Parker of Richardson of Turner c Arazie if Taylor p Grantham p. If Hubbard if totals Orangeburg Florence Sharp Lon w Grant Nam l3-2 Taylor a 3 r 1 3 s 1 5 2 b i 3 1 5 0 4 1 4 1 38 11 As r 4 1 1 0 5 1 5 0 1 0 0 34 6 7 004 017. 5 7 5 in h r Erbb so 9 7 6 2 14 sl-34 7 1 4 32-35 4 2 1 2 Phillies fall to pirates Pittsburgh a Luke Walker Cut Down Philadelphia on two hits and Al Oliver slugged a two run Homer As the Pittsburgh pirates protected their Lead in the National league East with a 4-0 Victory Over the Phillies wednesday night. Walker 8-3, retired the first 15 hitters he faced before Jim Hullo opened the sixth with a single to left Field. Mike Ryan followed with another single but Walker got Pinch hitter Rick yanks trounce indians Cleveland a thur fan Manson and Bobby Murcer claimed two run homers off Sam Mcdowell in the fifth inning and the new York Yati Kees went on to a 7-3 Victory Ever the Cleveland indians wednesday night. The Yankees broke a score less deadlock and chased Mcdowell 16-6, with the fifth inning Horace led off a single and scored ahead of Munson who blasted his fifth Homer of the season. Then with one out Murcer hit his 16th Homer and scored behind Danny Cater who had reached first Joseph to hit into a double play with Bill Mazeroski setting a National league record of 4.781 career put outs for a second baseman on the play. Philadelphia Pittsburgh a r n by a r h by ttaylor2b 3000p3tekss 0 0 0 Bowa is 4000 Malou of 3210 Money 3b 3 0 0 0 Oiiver of 4123 Johnson in i o 0 0 Stargell ii 4000 owners 3000 hebner3b 3110 3000 a Robrts in 4 0 1 0 3010 Maroski 2b 3 0 1 1 2010 j Way c 3 0 1 c 1000 Walker p 2000 1000 0000 1000 0000 base on a Force at second. Mcdowell had control Trou ble., walking six batters and hit Ting one in the 4 2-3 innings he worked. He gave up five hits four of them in the fifth before he was relieved by Vince col a Bert. The indians scored three runs in the sixth on singles by Pinch hitter Rich Rollins and Larry Brown and Ray Fosse s 17th Homer chasing starter Fritz Peterson 13-7, who held the tribe to two hits in the first five innings. Jack Aker and Mcdaniel finished up. His Leaf Hullo h mryan c Wise p Joseph pm Palmer p Harmon pm Wenzy total 28 0 2 0 total 30 4 7 Philadelphia 000 000 Pittsburgh l o 0 1 20 0 0 x-4 Johnson. Pittsburgh 1. Pittsburgh 5 Hebner. . In h r Erbb so Wise 5 74430 Palmer 2 00002 Wenz 1 00002 Birds Blank red sox Baltimore the Baltimore orioles jumped on Sonny Siebert for two runs in the first inning and Defeated the Boston red sox 3-0 wednesday right behind the three hit pitch ing of Jim Palmer. Palmer the top Winner for Baltimore s streaking orioles brought his record to 16-7 and equalled his Victory total for last season s american league Pennant winners when he missed 42 Days because of an in jury. Siebert 11-6, who had won five straight during july with a if 4 earned run average yielded four hits to Baltimore s first five batters. Don Buford opened with a sin Gle advanced on a Safe bunt by Paul Blair and both scored on singles by Merv Rettenmund and Ellie Hendricks. The orioles added an unearned run in the second on Dave Johnson s single a throw ing error by Siebert and by Ford s sacrifice Fly. Palmer pitched out of a Jam after Reggie Smith opened the fourth with Boston s first hit and Carl Yastrzemski walked. Both runners advanced on a groundnut but Palmer retired Rico Petrocelli and Billy Congi Liaro on called strikes. Petrocelli singled in the seventh and Tom Satriano doubled in the eighth for the other bos ton hits. Boston Baltimore a Rabi Abrow Andrews 2b 4000 Buford if 3111 Smith of 4010 Blair of 3110 Ystrom skill 3000 Jowo Ellb a 0 1 0 icon Igloo of i 0 1 0 ret tend of 4 0 3 1 pet Rod Liss 4010 Hendricks c 4011 Cong Rolf 3 0 0 0 brobinsn3b 4 0 0 p Kennedy 3b 3000 Johnson 2b 3 1 1 0 Satriano c 3010 get chess "3 0 0 0 sieberts 2000 Palmer p 2010 . 1.p00 Wagner p 0000 total 31040 total 303 o 000 000 000.-0 j o 000 Andrews. Boston 2. Lob Boston Baltimore 6. 2b set Plano. A Painter. A so Ebert Andrews. Do Boston z toe Boston 6, Sally More 6. 28 1ww. Two local players have Success Mike Anderson of Timmonsville is currently the third leading hitter in the class a Carolina league with a .342 average for the Peninsula team. Don Hood of Florence has the lop earned run average in the California league at 1.79 As he has compiled a 10-4 record for the Stockton club. Hood the hard throwing Ace of Southside High from 1966-69, has pitched in 20 games for Stockton and worked 141 innings. He has 156 strikeouts to Bis credit. He had a 28-1 record in four years of Mound work for Southside. Anderson is the second leading Home run hitter in the Carolina league with 17 round trippers and is second in runs batted in with 53. Anderson starred for Timmonsville s High school and legion teams. Hood Are in both he and their second seasons of pro baseball. A swin4-l Kansas City a the Oakland athletics blended Chuck Dobson s four hit pitch ing with Don Mincher s big Bat night for a 4-1 Victory Over the Kansas City royals. The Victory was Oakland s 13th in the last 16 games. Dobson s 13-10, walked Only two and gave up Only one extra base hit a Lead off double to Paul s Shaal in the fifth. Schall moved to third on a ground out and beat John Donaldson s throw to the plate on another grounder by losing Pitcher Dick Drago 6-10. With two out in the fourth Joe Rudi beat out a bunt in front of the plate Sal Bando doubled and Felipe Alou who ran for the injured Rudi scored on the throw in. Mincher s single drove in Bando. Mincher who doubled in the first doubled again in the sixth to score Bando who had walked1 with one out. Reggie Jackson singled Mincher Home. Rudi split the Middle Finger on his right hand on his bunt in the fourth and had to leave the game. Rays will be taken thursday. Gray out of nil action Lake Forest 111. Further play in the National football league was ruled out wednesday for guard Ken Gray following physical examinations Given St. Louis Cardinal football veterans. The cardinals on the advice of team nov Simian or. Fred Rey nolds released the 34-year-old Gray who had undergone sur Gery on both Knees in recent seasons. I still have it in my head and heart coach but i Don t know about my Gray told coach Charley Winner before leaving Camp. The last of the cardinals who played for the team in Chicago before the franchise was moved to St. Louis in 1960, Gray was Sei Cieu fiyut Iii ios to Ulav in pro bowl games. Reynolds said that while Gray s Knees were1, basically sound it was thought they might not withstand the i Gors of another season. Staff photo by son Johnny Turner chases Ball As Orangeburg runner scores first run action took place in the third inning when first base overthrew Turner. Last inning rally leads Florence to tourney win by Robert Hunter morning news sports writer Gerry Pate s run producing double in the seventh inning keyed a four run Florence rally As the Civitano trimmed Anderson 4-2 wednesday night at Greenwood Field in the Palmetto boys state tournament. Hanahan eliminated Peari Belt i with a 7-3 Victory in the afternoon game. Hanahan s Tommy Lee set a new tournament record in that game As he came in Relief in the first inning and fanned .17 peach Belt 17 strikeouts boosted his tournament strikeout total to 32 which broke the record by two strikeouts. Union picked up five runs in the first two innings to dump Sumler t-1 in the other tourney game. Florence will play Sumter at i . Today while Union and Hanahan will Square off in the night Cap at Florence fell victim t o Sumter in the first round of the tournament on monday 10-0 and will be seeking Revenue. A loss today for either of the teams other than Union will eliminate it from play. Florence Purvis. 2b Gray p Hart in Calculi. 10 Runson c Voltz ii Hatchell. If Hayes is Smith of Worrell 3b Pale re Dawkins pm totals Anderson Sham. Ii lion. 2b Sadd. Re Reusse b Landers is Radford c Campbell p Campbell p Jordan of Edwards pm 3b former pm totals Florence Anderson w Campbell id r. Campbell 25 a 1 0 0 3 2, 1 1 0 i 200 1 0 0 27 2 4 000 000 i 4 000 010 4 1 in h r Erbb so 7 2 2 2 1 12 61-36 j d 3 6 2-30 0 0 0 1 Chison Toppi Chicago Sherrmann hit the t Irot grand slam lome run of his two year major eague career in the first inning starting the Chicago White sox o a 9-3 Triumph Over the Mil Waukee Brewers wednesday night. Jim Magnuson Rookie left hander who opened with four witless innings pitched his first major league Victory but was relieved in the seventh inning by Danny Murphy after Max Al vis hit t e Brewers second Home run. Club Gil hit his first major league Homer in the sixth and Alvis blast his third of the year was Good for two runs. The White sox chased loser the Civitano trailed 1-0 going into the seventh and when Donald Hayes grounded out to open the inning it appeared hat the Host team would soon be out of it. Jim Smith the ext Batter laced a double to right and vent to third on fielder s Choice by Don Worell. Worell grounded to the second baseman who attempted to throw Smith out at third but Smith Slid under the tag and Florence had on a Homer by David Jordan Over the left Field Fence in the fifth inning. Pale the next Batter then slapped his double to left which bounced off the Fence to score Smith and tie the game. The Florence fans went screaming to their feet but the scoring was not Over. Worell Pate and Jack Pur also came around to score in that inning to give Florence a 4-1 Lead. Florence made three errors in the Anderson half of the in Ning and nearly gave the game away before Russell Allison grounded out with runners on second and third to end the in Ning. Rusty Gray the Florence hurler pitched a Fine game living up Only two hits Ana striking. Out 12. Phillip Campbell was the loser. Union and Sumter were the Only undefeated teams going into last night s action and a bit of Sloppy first inning play by both teams made them look like something other than winners. Union committed three errors in the opening inning to give Sumter a Lead and a Sumter error in the first led to Union two runs in that inning. Randy Crocker the Union Zilcher bore Down the rest of he Way and his teammates gave him the defensive backing o Blank Sumter the rest of the Vay. Crocker struck out 13 on his Vay to win and walked one. Tommy Woodie also did a Fine Job As he struck out 10 and walked two for Sumter. Nicklaus favored in Golf classic Akron. Ohio a Jack Nicklaus the awesome Golden Bear who is on one of his patented streaks ranks As the Man to beat for the first prize in the american Golf classic. Nicklaus who has won twice and finished second by a stroke in the last three tournaments he has finished was one of the last of the select Field of 101 to arrive at the Firestone country club course. The 72-Hole Chase for in prizes begins thursday on the 7.180-Yard, Par-70 layout. Regarded by Many pros As one of the most demanding courses in the country and o n e generally suited to Nicklaus hard hitting game. The 30-year-old reigning British open Chan up acknowledged that he was off a Streak but was reluctant can t say that i was pleased with my game the last two rounds at Nicklaus said. I started bogey bogey on the last round wild that s still be scored an Eagle three on the final Hole and for second one shot Back of Winner Bruce Crampton. I do have a history of being a Streak Nicklaus said. And he s on one now made the British open his eighth major title a month ago withdrew from Philadelphia teamed with Arnold Palmer to win the National four Ball. Title. Then missed by a stroke last week. Ray Floyd the defending Champion and course record Holder was another top Choice. Floyd s record 268 winning total last year was regarded by Many of his fellow pros As tie of the major of the year. Floyd had been in a lengthy slump since taking Tig pea National title almost a ago but snapped out of. It this month playing Well in several tournaments and i Ini shut fourth last. Week. Florence being considered As site for Wal utter Wilkie 3b Richardson 2b Atkinson 2b Woodie p Nesbitt. In Elmore in Welch is Barfield is Radford of Martin of totals Union ight ,2b Crocker. J., 2b Allison of longshore. Of Smith. Ii. Is Howell in White 3b r. Crocker p Baker pm r. Smith of Kelly pm Crock is Burnsed c Bradley of totals Sumter Union Woodie i r. Crocker w 3 3 3 26 a 0 2 Florence is one of several cities being considered for a professional baseball franchise in the class a Western Carolinas league according to league president John Moss. Moss says the league is plan Ning to expand from six to eight teams and is looking for sister cities for Sumler and Gastonia. He says the most Likely sister City for sum term old be either Columbia or Florence. I Haven t had an Opportunity to visit Florence As yet but i am looking Forward to being there in about two the league president said from his office in Kings Mountain. N. C. Moss says the new teams would be locally owned but would have major league affiliations. He says a major league team is very interested in having a farm club n the Western Carolinas league. Moss in t certain of the time tigers Edge senators e Brewers Gene Brabender during a two run second inning Bill Mellon knocking in both runs with a single off reliever Bob Humphreys. They added an unearned run in the fifth when Tommy har per suffered a leg injury and was charged with an error for failing to h9ld a throw from the Outfield on a single by Ken Berry. Harper left the game and although the injury was not regarded As serious he was sent to a Hospital for a rays. A two run Homer by Syd o Brien his fifth capped Chica go s scoring in the eighth. Detroit a Don Wert singled in one run and doubled and scored another on a wild pitch giving Mickey Lolich the runs he needed to pitch the de troit tigers to a 3-1 Victory Over the Washington senators wednesday night. Al Kaline doubled in the fourth inning and Wert singled him Home off Jim Shellenback 6-4. Then in the seventh after Joe Coleman took Over on the Mound and Rick Reichardt went to right Field for the senators Wert opened with a double and third when Reichardt let the Ball get by him. Coleman then fired a wild pitch Wert ".scoring. Too too 2 2 Mickey Stanley added another or so run in the ninth with his 10th Homer As the tigers broke a four game losing Streak. Lolich 10-12, scattered seven Lils and the senators broke through Only in the eighth on double a wild pitch 0 t Ana de Brinkman s sacrifice wa5hingn Detroit a r h by a r h by Comer of 3010 Stanley of a i 1 1 uni ass 3011 i Brown 2b 3000 Ward if 3000 Cauliffe 2b 1000 a Rodrigez 3b 4 0 1 .0 Kaline in j 1 2 0 Casanova c j 0 0 Trechan c 30-00 Epstein in -1010 Northrup of 3000 Grieve of 2 0.00 Cash of 0000 Coleman p 0000 Wert 3b 3 1 201 Stroud pm 1000 Maddox if 3010 cullen2b 3000 Gutierrez is 3000 so Ellenby p 2000 Lolich p 3000 Reichard try 1110 totall 30 1 7 1 total 30 3 6 2 Washington oooo ovoid 1 Detroit 000 100 1 1 x 3 e re Chardt. Do Detroit 1. Lob Washington Detroit j. 2b--Casanova, Kaline Wert Reichardt. When a final decision on the matter will be made but says he is hoping to know for sure around the time of the world series. The current members of the Ivester Carolinas league Are Sumter Greenville Greenwood. Spartanburg Anderson and Gastonia. The league was funded in 1960 and there Are currently 90 former Wal players on major league e Florence was a member of he old Tri stale league Back n the late 1940s and won the eague championship in 1949 35 ice Pitcher Mel Pusher won 27 Ames. That team was known is the Florence Steeles. Florence also had a professional team in the 1930s

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