Independent Long Beach (Newspaper) - September 4, 1951, Long Beach, California
Zoom Half- Game Ahead of Yanks THE INDEPENDENT 17 Ccttt. TiMk, Sept. 4, If SI Regains Lead Sain Whips Athletics With Five Hit Job, 3-1; But A 'sAnnex2nd, 3-2 PHILADELPHIA, Sept. S Johnny Sain won his first American League start with a five-hit, 3-1 performance but the Philadelphia won the afterpiece, S-T, to drop the New York Yankees a half game behind Cleveland In the tight AL race. The Macks scored in the first frame of the second game when Joost walked, went to third on Ferris Fains single and crossed as Elmer'Vaio grounded into a double play. They'sent Tom Morgan to the showers in the fifth as Joe As- troth singled, Gerry Coleman Smashes Larsen; Seixas Rolls Over Savitt FOREST HILLS, N. Y., Sept. 3 (HE) Australian Frank Sedgman and sturdy Vic Seixas reached the finals of the United States Ama- teur Tennis championship today when the man from down under mauled defending champion AH Larsen of San Leandro, Calif., and the giant -killing Philadelphian blasted top-seeded Dick Savitt of Orange, N. J. Sedgman, top-seeded foreign en- trant, was a poker-faced killer of the courts as he handed Larsen one of the worst semi-final round lickings in the history of the Nationals, 6-1. 6-2, 6-0. Seixas, upset conqueror of Aus- sie Davis Cupper Ken McGregor and 1950 finalist Kerbie Flam, continued his stunning drive and ruined Savitt's bid for a tennis grand slam by walloping the limping Wimbledon and Aus- tralian champion, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. Maureen Connolly, San Diego 16-year-old, won six straight games to whip top-seeded Doris Hart, 6-4, before their match was fumbled Bobby Shantz1 grounder, and Joost and Fain singled. The Bombers won the opener in the fifth when Sain doubled and Hank Bauer slugged his 10th homer of the year. First Game. New York AB H O AI'hllaUH. AH H O A 3025 4 1 12 3 4120 4000 BerraVc 410 OMnJc-.skl.Hb 4 0 Baucr.rf 3100 Foost.ss Rlzzuto.ss 2032 Taln.lb Woodlng.lf 3150 I'alo.rt DIMagg.cf 4121 ZerniaUf halted hy rain, tlnued Tuesday. It will be con- McDougald Battered by Ball PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 611 McDougald, New York Yankee third baseman, was on the chin by a hard ground ball in the second In- ning of today's game with the Philadelphia and tak- en to Semple University Hos- pital. Pitcher Alex Kellner hit the ball sharply toward left, and McDougald, in front of the ball, was struck when the ball took a sudden hop. After hav- ing the wound stitched up, he went to the hospital for X-rays. 0 3 O Phllley.ct 1 0 OSudor.2b 1 0 aCollIns.lb i 4022 eLimtner Saln.p 4103 Scheib.p Kellner.p fMoses Murray.c 1 1 3000 3155 2142 1000 0001 2111 1 O O 0 0000 Totals 32 8 27 14 Totals 31 5 27 18 for Mlze in 8th. for Upton in 8th, Bounced out for Kellner In 8th. New York ..........._.......__...... dB! Oil Philadelphia _........................ 010 Colllnj, Brown, Fain, Tip- ton; Bauer 2, scored on Tiplon's error In 8thI; Suder, Sain, Valo: Faln-Joost-Faln, Joost- Suder-Kaln, Suder-Faln. Berra-Colcman- Bcrra.Rlzzuto: York 10, Phila- delphia .4; 1. Kellner 5. Schelb 2; 4. Sain 4: 8 and 3 In 8; Schelb 0 and 0 In 1: WP-- Sain Second Game VewYork AB H O A PhlladH. Bauer.rf 4110 Rrzzuto.ss 4 0 S 4 Faln.lb Woodlng.lf 421 OValo.rf DIMgglo.cf 3 0 0 O Zcrnial.lf ONLY MOMENTARILY-aerry Coleman of White Sox upsets Cleveland's Bobby Avila while sliding safely back Into second base in first game of twin bill, but the rest of the Pale Hose couldn't upset tho Indians who swept both games to regain Ameri- can League lead. Umpire is Jim Duffy. Dodgers Win Two. Boost Lead to 4090 PhWcy.cf Berra.c Mlzc.lb 4123 Suder.2b Colcmn.2b 3112 Astroth.c 000 Shantz.p 0 O 2 Ilooper.p AHH O A 3122 4 310 0 3210 4140 3030 4004 4030 3021 4250 3002 0001 i-Mantle Kuzava.p 0000 a-McDugld 1000 0 O 0 0 Totals 33 52411 Tolals 32 9 27 10 safe on error for Kuzava In 7lh. tor Coleman in flth. New 008 rklladelphla Coleman, Majpskl. (Bcrra and Brown scored on Majeskl's er- ror in Joost, Fain (Joast scored as Valo hit Into Bauer. to Rizzulo lo Mlze, Brown to Mlze, Brown to G. Coleman to Mlze. York 6. Philadelphia 8. Morgan 1, Kuzava 1, Shantz 2. Shantz 2, Hooper 3, Morgan 2, Kuzava 2, Reynolds 1. Morgan 6 and 3 In 414. Kuzava 2 and 0 In Reynolds 1 and 0 In 2, Shantz S and 2 In Hooper 0 and 0 In Shantz NEW YORK, Sept. Roy Campanula's two homers gave the Dodgers a 7-Z victory over the Braves in the first game and a 10-hlt surge won the second, 7-2, today as the National League lead- ers jumped back into the olumn. The twin with he Giants' split uppcd the Brooklyn league lead to six games. Campanelia, who also hit a homer last time up at the Polo Grounds yesterday, and a got a double and a single in the opener oday, -ran his streak of hits to jix when he beat out an infield jounder in the second inning of he nightcap. That was the first afety off Chet Nichols, the Tribe barter, and less than a minute ater the Dodgers had two runs on Andy Pafko's 21st homer. Gil Hodges kept the rally going vith a walk and with one out tal- ied the third run on a triple by Bill Cox. Two more tallies were acked up in the third when Cam- >anella and Pafko doubled follow- ng an infield hit by Peewee Reese. finished Nichols. Flrit Boiton AB H O A Hrwklya AB H O A istt.sj 401 3Furlllo.2b S 2 1 0 ethroe.cf 5010 Reese.ss 4115 'orgesn.lb 4 111 0 Snlder.cf 2010 llllott.Sb MAN FKOM DOWX UNDOt OX Fruk H AwtnNM retara mtck Art iMntm ta utmUlmtt mUck .TMtertey ta wta fata tke wUl Vie Mxaa. (far 5313 Russeli.lf 0000 4220 Rohlnsn.Qb 4134 Cooper.c 4 2 S 0 Campnla.cf 4450 00 3020 -uupd .tarshll.rf 2 1 Irtsfld.2b 4132 Hodges. Ib 2003 000 Ersklne.p 4 110 1 4131 4010 Investigate Boxing Death NEW YORK, Sept. A grand jury investigation was or- dered today into the death of George Flores, 20-year-old welter- weight boxer who died of injuries received in a bout last Wednes- day night. Flores' opponent, Roger Donog- tiue of Yonkers, N. Y., Referee Barney Felix, the managers and seconds of the boxers and other officials connected with the fight will be subpenaed to testify. It was not expected that any charges will be placed against Donoghue, who was reported to be considering quitting the ring as the result pf Flores' death. Feller Wins 21st, Gromek Hurls 3-Hit Ball at White Sox CLEVELAND, Sept. 3-flJ.E) Bob Feller won his 21st game of the season, 5-3, and Steve Gromek threw a sterling three-hitter to win the second, 6-1, today as the Cleveland. Indians swept a double- header from the White Sox before The twin wins, coupled with a Yankee split at Philadelphia, re- gained the American League lead for the Indians by a half game and one percentage point. Feller tired and needed relief in the last inning. Mike Garcia promptly retired the last three batters with nine pitches. The revived Indians jumped off fast in the second game with a five-run first inning against Harry Dorish. Dale Mitchell and Bob Avila hit singles to set the machinery in motion. Harry Simpson fanned, but Al Rosen and Luke Easter chipped in with singles for two runs. Bob Kennedy fouled out, But Ray Boone singled for an- other run and Birdie Tebbetts made it four with the fifth single of the inning after Howie Judson had replaced Dorish. The fifth run came across when Judson muffed a throw from catcher Gus Niarhos, Boone scoring. The Indians scored once in the first inning of the opener when Mitchell doubled and scored on Bob Avila's single. In the second inning the Indians got three runs off four singles and three walks. And that was the game. First Game. Chicago AH H O A AB H O A Dlllinger.Sb 5101 Mitchell, If 3111 Aviln.-JI, Mhmso.ir 1110 Simpson. cf Znillla.rf 2041 Rosen. :ih Rnhlnsn.lt> 4150 Enster.lb Colmn.rMI 211 lMcCosky.it Uusby.ct 4130 Kennedy, rf Blielly.c 1011 Boonc.ss a -Stewart 100 OHegan.c Niarlios.c 2150 Feilcr.p Carrasql.ss 4131 Garciu.p Krc-tluw.p .j I) -Baker hnl.son.n :-Masl 1000 0 0 0 O 1100 0 0 0 O 1000 4 2 3 O 3124 4110 4131 5190 3 2 4 O 1 0 0 O 4222 4 2 3 O 2002 0001 Totals 34 924 8 Tnlals H4 12 27 10 out for Shelly In 7lh. for Grlmsley in 6th. out for Judhon In 9lh. rhlraea Cleveland ..................................169 Ilegan. Busby 2. Mitchell 2. Fcllor, Baker. Few, Niarhos. Coleman. Ol'- Zarilln-Roblnson, Avila-Boone-Eastcr. 8, Cleveland 13. ow 1. Grlmsley 6, Judson 1, Feller 3. SO 1. Grimsley 2, .ludson 2, Feller 3. 6 and 4 In 1 Inning out In second, Grimsley 5 and 1 In 4, .Tud- son 1 and 0 in 2, Feller 8 and 3 In 8, Garcia 0 and 0 In 1. jnd Gajne AB H 6 A CtoveJMd AB H O A Estock.p 0 0 O 0 St.Claire _________ Totals 36112411 Totals 34102711 out for Surkont In 6th. out for Estock in 9th. _................... Ml 001 t BrooVlm OM W3 Campanella 5; Cooper, Ersklne, Reese; Elliott, Campanella: 2, Cooper; Reese-Robinson-Hodges; 11, Brooklyn 7; 1, Estock 2; Es- sklne 4; 4, Estock 1. Ersklne 5; 6 and 4 In 5. Estock 4 nd 3 in 3: Surkont Hffmt Game AB H O A Brooklyn AB H O A SlUl.ss 4 1 S 2 Furlllo.rf 4030 Jelhroe.cf 402 OReese.ss 5211 Torgesn.lb 2081 Roblnsn.Sb 4049 Elllott.Sb 410 zcampnlla.c 3251 Gordon. If 3210 Pafko.cf 3210 Marshll.rf .4010 2082 Harlfld.ib 3044 Wllllami.lf 2010 b-Cooper 1000 1 0 0 O St.CUIre.c 3151 Cox.3b 4313 1000 4131 Palne.p 1000 a-Addij 1100 Chlpman.p 0000 Totall 31 62410 Totals 32102713 for In 8lh. out for iiartitleld in 9th. St. 3, Cox. I.ablne 2. Campanella. Gordon.. El- liott. Pafko. Gordon, Elliott. Hetst. to HodM. Elliott to Hirttfteld to Targnon 2. Boston 5. Brooklyn 8. NichoU I, 4. LaWiw 3. SO-By Paine 1. 1 Ntcholi ind 5 in 2H. 3 and 2 In 4S. Chlptnaa 1 and 8 In 1. (Riuwm. n-9t. LP-NlehoU Alt Harnesk Spearheads 25-15 Westerner Win Led by Sid Harnesk, who scored seven points including a "grand the Westerners scored a 25-15 win over the Pan- thers last night at Veterans Me- morial Stadium before a "ladies night" crowd" of 6112 fans. With only seven skating sessions, remaining, the Westerners have pulled out to a commanding lead of 8-4 in games won. Tennis Star Marries RENO, Sept. Irish ten- nis champion George Lyttelton Rogers was honeymooning today o 3 'o I after his marriage Sunday to 30- year-old June Sears of Oakland, Calif. 4 1 1 Mltchelt.lt 1 2 Hllmgr 'ox.2b Robinsn.lb 3081 Rosen.Sb 'oilman.If 3100 EaMer.lb 0 Slmpsontef 4 1 4110 4103 2 1 0 0 Zarllla.rf Nlaihiu.C Mnil.c Cnrrsql.ss .2 0 a-Stewart 1 0 0. 0 DeMstrl.si 0000 Dorish.p 0000 Judson, p 3 1 5 0 01 3040 Kennedy7rf 3020 1 0 'IVbbefts.e 1 4 firomek.p 3144 3131 2113 02 Totals 29 32411 Totals 31 32711 Hit Into double play for Carrasquel In Slh. Thleano _ m I Cleveland 100 Judson. Rosen, Easter, Boone, Tebbctts. Cnleman. Simpson. Cole- man, Simpson. Carrasquel lo Fox to Robinson, Avtla to Boone to Easter. Chicago. 2. Cleveland 3. Off Judson 2. Oromek 1. SO By Judson 2. Dorish 1, Gromek 3. Off Dorish !i and 5 In. H. .ludson 3 and 1 In TVi. Gromak Dorish _ _____ lay's Sports Card Del Mar, 2 p. m. Rurhall Hollywood vs. Sacramento, Gllmore Field. p. m. Southern California Industrial Recreation p. m. SPORTS Arena. 8: :3n Bowl, South p. m. ________ Roms Subdued in Workout 28 Men Fined for Breaking Curfew SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. Angeles Ram through a vigorous workout wbdued here today, working off the of slapped 28 for m 1 a. m. curfew. were ftaed each while two were tar BmlMbv by 15 Coarh Stytehar ba4 the Raw rherk into their hotel by 1 :M a. after the a defeat. Ban cMckn awalted-Uw hi the BrtH 5 a. mmt mmmy emjpylug fltjntahar "htcUte the there wrn rMkles ajrf Omly Gaa4ata WatcrfteM, who M Uw iiacht the ftoea rttmttt, MmtMteaV MM to U ptrii Uw teMN UM rrae- tice OeU Utojr tt they he wUMactiM.