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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 14, 1967, Tokyo, JapanMark Spitz splashes to a 100-meter Butterfly world record during the . National swimming championships in Oak Park iii., Friday. Spitz Spitz Charlton Star time was 56.7, bettering the former world Mark by 0.3. Spitz has a world 56.3 record not yet of facially recognized. A radio photo 2 set swimming Marks Chicago up two world records were broken Friday on the first Day of Competition inthe National Amateur athletic Union s outdoor men s swim Ming championships. Defending Champion mar Spitz the 17-year-old swimmer from the Santa Clara Calif swim club captured the 100 meter Butterfly breaking the world aau and american record with his 56.7-secondtime. His clocking at the West suburban Oak Park Rehm Pool however fell Short of his 56.3, which is pending world recognition. Greg Charlton of the Losangeles athletic club swam the 400-meter freestyle in a world record 4 minutes 9.8 seconds. He topped the existing Mark of4 11.1, but failed to match Spitz pending Mark in the event 4 08.8. Defending Champion do Schollander of the Santa Clara swim club finished fifth in the,400. Mike Burton of the Arden Hills Calif swim club was second in 4 12.3. John Nelson of the Jack Nelson swim club Pompano Beach fla., was third also in 4 12.3. On a judges decision. Doug Russell of the Burford Tex swim club finished behind Spitz in the 100-Meterbutterfly in 57.4. Ross Wales of the Princeton . Swim club was third in 57.7. Russell also broke the american and meet record of 57.5. Defending Champion Charle Hickox of the Indiana University aquatic club won the 200-meter backstroke in 2 12.3. Ray Rivero of Santa Clara unattached placed second in 2 12.5, and Mark Mader of Santa Clar swim club was third in 2 12.7. Defending Champion Ken Mer ton of the los Angeles . Successfully defended his 100-meter breaststroke title in 1 08.7. Mike Buckley of the Villanova swim club finished second in 1 10.3 on a judges decision Over Russ Webb of the Santa Monica Calif swim club who finished in 1 10.3, too. Jim Henry of the Indian aquatic club upset defending Champion Bernie Wrightson of the Dick Smith swim gym Phoenix ariz., in 1-Meterspringboard diving. Henry s Point total of 489.85edged Chuck Knorr of the coca cola swim club of Cincinnati Ohio who totalled 488.25. Wrightson finished third in the event. Pete Williams of the spartan swim club of Michigan Cap tured the 400-meter individual Medley in 4 50.8. Second was John Harris of Arden Hills in4 52.3. David Johnson swim Ming unattached from Glendale,fla., was third in 4 53.7. The los Angeles . S 400-meter freestyle relay team of Russ Kidder Zac Zorn do havens and Bob Hoag scored an upset Victory Over the Santaclara club the defending Champion in 3 36.4. Santa Clar finished in 3.36.6. Third was the Philadelphia . At 3.39.3. To Houston astros continued from Page 18 fourth of the total number of to sets in the country. The Only other baseball game that had a greater viewing audience was the final game of the 1966 world series Between the Baltimore orioles and the los Angeles dodgers which attracted a Home audience of 60 , the highest rating achieved by any sport i attributed to the final game of the 1963 world series when the dodgers completed a four game sweep of the new York Yankee behind Sandy Koufax. That game had a 39.5 rating accounting for 87 per cent of the viewing audience. Abc also announced that the game of the week is being beamed into 5.8 million Homes every saturday. This is a seven per cent increase Over last Yea Rand a 79 per cent increase Over the rating in 1965. Pimentel gains draw los Angeles up undefeated Jose Luis Pimentel 121 1-2, of los Angeles brother of top ranked bantamweight con tender Jesus Pimentel fought to a 10-round draw with Pedro Rodriguez 121 1-2, Mexico City thursday night at olympic auditorium. Continued from Page 18 accusing him of never offering any compliments. Never a Day goes by he said that i Don t congratulate a player if he does the Astro chief also accuse sportswriters and broadcasters of baying his players. Amid rumours that he was Tobe replaced Hatton was awarded another one year contract bythe Houston sports association last week. I have no plans on quitting Hatton vowed. They May fire me but i m going to stay whereas Long As they want Joe Heiling of the Houston Post wrote from Atlanta in Friday s Post that Hatton image is slipping and player complaints Are More frequent. This sounds like bitter grapes admittedly but such comments do Point up the fac that All is not Well with the astros and their skipper Heilin said. Hatton said in Atlanta Friday that the mood of the club is not unusual for a team Havinga disappointing when a team is in a slump he said tempers flare up peo ple Are Touchy sometimes Evena fight Breaks he quickly added we Haven Thad a fight yet but we John Wilson of the Houston 3 unknowns top classic Field by 1 Akron Ohio a South african Allan Henning Kermit Zarley and Jack Mcgowan a threesome with Only one tournament Victory among them tied for the Lead saturday after the third round of the $100,000 Amer ican Golf classic. All three were two strokes under Par with one round to go and a shaky one stroke ahead of the More illustrious pair of Jack Nicklaus and Arnold , a 23-year-old who is . Girls trailing . 2-0 chronicle wrote Friday that Hatton and general manager h. B. Richardson were trying to pinpoint the team troubles. While some of the astros troubles come from pure Phy Sical deficiencies the most pronounced flaw at the moment is Overall Lack of drive and enthusiasm for the game Wilson wrote. Hatton in his second year a manager recently was Given a new one year contract by owner Roy Hofheinz. The action ended speculation that Harry Walker would be named Mana Ger. Walker was hired As batting coach two Days after he was fired As manager at Pitts Burgh. Hatton had predicted a fifth or possible fourth place finish for the astros. The team Gotoff to a poor Start and never recovered. It has been in handout of last place All season. In renewing Hatton s con tract Hofheinz said injuries and players called into military service had been factors in the teams poor showing. Six players have been affected by military service this season including the loss for the season of Young Larry Dierker Star righthand Pitcher. Five players will be missing this weekend while on army Reserve duty. Making the tour for the time and Zarley 25, have never won on the pro tour. Mcgowan,36, a pro for 12 years claims Victory Only in the 1964 Moun Tain View open. All three took advantage of the collapse of Rex Baxter jr., who led the tournament after 36holes and went from six under Par to one Over in a disastrous round of 42-35-77 and a 211 total three strokes behind the leaders. Henning had a one-under-par35-3469 for 208, Zarley a 34-34 68 and Mcgowan 34-3872.Nicklaus came in with a 34-36 70 and Palmer a 36-3672 for their 209 totals. At even Par was Doug Sander with a 35-3469 and 210 while Gay Brewer Kel Nagle Bil Collins and Tom Weiskopf were grouped at 211 with had a 31-3667 in a Fine comeback which matched Nagle s 35-3267. Collins had a 33-3669 and Weiskopf a 33-3669. Baxter opened saturday six strokes under Par and two strokes ahead of was one stroke behind Mcgowan and two ahead of Henning Nicklaus and Bobby Nichols. Zarley was at even Par six shots off the Pace. Seeds Breeze to net semis fort Worth Tex. A responding to the script the four seeded players headed Byrod Laver swept in the Semi finals Friday of the $1.5,000 co Lonial National invitation Tennis tournament. Laver complaining about Falt ering concentration nevertheless stormed Over Alex olm Edoin straight sets clubbing the peruvian Star 6-2, 6-4. The powerful Australia moved to the quarterfinal round on a Bye. He is seeking his 13thtriumph in 18 tour appearances this year and is heavily favoretto win it. Fellow australian Fred Stolle,. Rookie Dennis Ralston 37 year old Veteran Pancho Gonzalez joined Laver in the March to the semifinals. Stolle his big serve working beautifully hammered out a 6-3, 6-4 Victory Over Pancho Segura the personable ecuadorian now hovering around 50. He is the oldest of the touring pros. Gonzalez at 37 one of the All time greats of professional ten Nis crushed californian Barr Mackay in another straight set contest 6-0, 6-1.gonzalez, playing now out of los Angeles and not a member of the touring pro circuit some Call him a renegade takes on Laver in one semifinal match other sends Stolle against Ralston still another California who has slipped into the Semi finals without a Drew a first round Bye and then Friday won by default when Pierre Barthes of Paris France announced that a shoulder ailment would prevent him Pacific stars & stripes a 9 from playing. Monday August 14, 1967 Cleveland a wit straight set victories the top two . Women s singles play ers got the United states off to a 2-0 Lead in opening Day play of the 39th Wightman cup matches saturday. Nancy Richey playing in Theno. 2 spot upset great Britain s no. 1 female player mrs. Ann Hydon Jones 6-2, 6-2, after mrs. Billie Jean King had Beate Britain s Virginia Wade 6-3, 6 2, in the opening match. The Best of seven series Send mrs. King and Rosemary Casals against Britain s Christine tru Man and miss Wade in doubles sunday. The third singles match sunday has miss Truman opposing miss Casals. Two singles and a double match conclude play monday. The United states has won six years in a Row and leads 32-6 in the Competition begun in1923. The United states and Britai compete annually for the cup a test Between each country Stop Amateur women Tennis play ers. Miss Richey won applause from the crowd of 5,285 As she demolished the 28-year-old Brit ish Star with a service that took three games at love and a hard hitting ground game that kept miss Jones from doing anything at the net. Miss Richey 24, broke the British Veteran s service in the first game of the first set an again in the seventh game. Miss Jones saved her service in a24-Point struggle in the fifth game but then lost seven straight games. Miss Richey lost her own service Only once in the sixth game of the second set when she double faulted twice and held a 4-1 Victory took Only 55 min utes and mrs. King the Wimble Don Champion needed Only 47 minutes to dispose of miss Wade the no. 2 British player. The bespectacled player rated the world s Best forced miss Wade into numerous errors Wither aggressive volleying game. In last year s Wightman cup play mrs. King the top singles player in the world Defeated miss Wade 6-2, 6-3, when the United states won the cup forthe sixth year in a Row. Enough goals to win Pittsburgh a the Pittsburgh phantoms scored two goals for the Atlanta chief but scored three for themselves to gain a 3-2 National soccer league Victory before 1,461 Fri Day night. The halftime scor awas 1-1

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