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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 15, 1967, Tokyo, JapanLargest guarantee Ever Likely to Ortiz Only even bet in title defense defend Newport . Up final observation trials for America s cup contenders begin off new port tuesday and unless some drastic changes have been made in the past month three of the four yachts entered will be wast ing their time. In six preliminary races Las month bus Mosbacher s intrepid was unbeaten. The yacht Constellation and Columbia each won three and lost three an american Eagle lost All six of her races. The selection committee of the new York yacht club must de cide which of the four 12-Meterboats will defend the America s cup trophy against Australia same Pattie in a Best of seven series beginning sept. 12. Intrepid newest contender of the group administered two impressive Licking to each of he three competitors and by Stead ily wider margins. After nipping american Eagle by 39 seconds in the opener july 6, she score triumphs by margins ranging from one minute and 39 seconds to an astonishing 4 1/2 minutes. In the last four of the six races intrepid won by at least three minutes and 45 seconds Over the24.3-mile course. In the face of these perform ances Little else the other Hope Fuls could do seemed to skipper Robert Mccullough the 1964 defender Constellation evenly divided her six contests. Connie is technically intrepid trial horse so it is especially important for her to improve Herlac Kluster record if she is to receive serious consideration Ashe ultimate american defender. Columbia won her first two outings then dropped the next two. At that Point her owner dumped skipper Bill cunning Ham who was at the Helm when Columbia sailed to cup glory in 1958. His replacement Bill Ficker had never sailed a 12-meter be fore but he promptly snapped the losing Streak. He ran into intrepid in his second try How Ever and took a 4 1/2-minute beating. That left Columbia wit the same 3-3 record As cons Tel Hinman s american Eagle the fourth contender failed to win one of the races and goes into the final trials Wither Back to the Wall. Little Short of an incredible about face bythe unsuccessful 1964 contender will qualify her for serious consideration this year. Watching the show from the wings is the 21-Man Dame Pattie Crew headed by skipper Joc sturrock. Their main concern lately has not been boating but viruses. Sturrock his wife bet to navigator Norman Wrigh tand press officer Bill Prehn have fallen victim to pneumonia in re cent weeks. New York up Carlos Ortiz is rated Only an even bet to successfully defend his lightweight title against Pana Manian Ismael Laguna wednes Day night at Shea stadium in their third even if he loses the puerto rican Champion will have $83,000 in his pocket to help cheer him up As he Crisall the Way to the Bank. The guarantee of $83,000 Isth largest Ever Given to a lightweight Champion but his purse night easily be even larger if he takes the alternative of 40 per cent of. The crowd of 20,000 is expected to pay Over $175,000 to attend the rubber match and the Home television Revenue will swell the receipts even More. Laguna will receive a Flat guarantee of$20,000. The Only hitch that might hold Down the crowd is bad weather and that is not an unlikely possibility considering the amount of rain that has been pelting new York recently. If trains wednesday night the fight will be held on their first meeting Laguna won the title on a majority 15-round decision in Panama City on april 10, 1965. That time Ortiz complained that he had not fully recovered from tropical intestinal ailment that had caused the bout to be postponed several months. Ortiz decisively in their second meeting on nov. 13, 1965 in san Juan and it was the 24-year-old panamanian s turn to complained that he had overstrained and that a Mickey had been slipped into his Orange juice just before the bout to assure his defeat. This time both fighters say Ortiz Laguna they Are in the Best shape Ever and Laguna has sworn off Orange juice so that should provide no problems. The Large throng of puerto icons who staged violent outbursts during the last two fights their compatriots lost at Madison Square Garden May have trouble Matching the cheers that will come from unorganized rooting Section 2,000 Strong that is coming Here from Panama for the fight. The 30-year-old Ortiz who willbe defending his title for the 10th time since winning it the first time from Joe Brown in 1962, predicts that he will knockout the speedy challenger. I expect to Knock him out Between the fifth and 10th rounds said Ortiz. He s Only mediocre puncher. He s fast but with my experience i expect to slow him Laguna simply said i will save my talking for the Ortiz has fought professionally for 12 years rolling up a record of 50 victories including20 by knockouts against five losses one draw and one no decision. Laguna turned pro in 1961 an has an impressive record of 47 wins four losses and one draw. . Turns Down cop Protection request new York up police Dooley said. And while i know integrity of the officials and refrain from creating a Howard that the manager of Lamina is that they will abide by the Bance. Commissioner Lear has turned Down a request from the new York stat athletic commission to furnish Protection for fans at next wednesday night s boxing card at Shea stadium headlined by lightweight title fight Between Champion Carlos Ortiz and Ismael Laguna. Leary told commission chair Man Edwin Dooley that it was up to the Madison Square Garden corp., which is promoting the fight to provide Security. Leary said he failed to understand Why the bouts had been scheduled this summer worst in the nation s modern history in civil disorders. Dooley in an aug. 2 letter said he expected some prob lems in Security at the fights which also include one involving Frankie Narvaez of puerto Rico. Narvaez two most recent fights in Madison Square Garden last year and March 22 of this year touched off wild bottle throwing riots. Less than two months after the second flight on May 16, a Light heavyweight championship figh Between Jose Torres and Dick Tiger also preceded a violent outburst by a Small group of fans. Ortiz and Laguna have fought twice once in Panama and once in puerto Rico and neither bout precipitated a riot. The history of Laguna sights indicates that sometimes they evoke violent reaction on the part of his followers Dooley said. The same Niay be said of Frankie Dooley said that since the Cit Yowns Shea stadium he thinks the police should provide Security. I understand for example there is a Large delegation coming in from Panama Doole said tha Lagun a Fine gentleman and is making every Effort to indoctrinate Laguna s followers with the thought that they Are represent ing their country and they must behave accordingly there is still some danger inherent in the situation Dooley s letter and Leary s answer were released without comment Here by mayor John Lindsay s View of the dangers cited in your letter and our experience with recent local disorders i find it difficult to understand Why these bouts have been authorized by the commission for this summer Date Leary said the police department cannot., accept responsibility for Security arrangements at Athle tic and entertainment events throughout the City. In the particular incident of Shea stadium the Lessee has the responsibility for maintain ing internal Security Leary said. Therefore necessary arrangements should be made by the Madison Square gardencorp., which has the contractual duty to secure orderly behaviour within the course in the unfortunate event of an emergency we willbe ready to respond to a prompt request for already has been arranged for Ortiz to address the crowd at Shea stadium in both Spanish and English before the fight explaining that he and Laguna have Complete Faith in the West Allis triumphs Easton a. I we Stallis wis., rallied for four runs in the 16th inning Here to defeat Lebanon Valley 6-2 and win the National veterans of foreign wars baseball championship. Integrity of the officials tha will say that violence is not the puerto rican Way an will request that his fans refrain from creating a disturbance. Laguna also will make similar Appeal to the approximately 3,000 panamanians whore coming Here for the fight. Flyers take Crown with 7-1 record Yokosuka Japan inf a the Katsugi flyers won the 1%7 commander . Naval forces Japan softball tournament at the naval air station Katsugi. They did it the hard Way becoming Back from a first game loss and then winning All three games on the final Day of play. This was the third com nay for Japan Sot tall tourney win for the flyers in three 1967 tourney record was 7-1. The championship game waste last of a double healer be tween the flyers and Kam Seya Sparks which Katsugi won 4-1. Katsugi had entered the Las game with a 6-1 record and Kam Seya had a 5-1 record. Each had notched a win. Over the beat Katsugi in their first meeting of the tourney Anda Tsugi had turned the tables 3-2 in the first game of the decisive double header. Both pitchers Jeff Bohlmann of the Sparks an Jim Crandall of the flyers went the distance in both games. Crandall was credited wit both wins while Bohlmann was tagged with the losses. Crandal struck out six and the flyers got their four runs on five hit Sand two errors with seven men left on base. Bohlmann struck out four and the Sparks got their run on five hits and four errors. A n d a p that s what the la Ysasi remember How straight t 1 the labour exchange., an if anybody the Way mentions Beer say Woner a drink they left nine men stranded on the first game of the double header Katsugi beat kamiseya3-2 with an exciting come from behind Catcher Dave Radl hit a Home run in the four thinning to put the Sparks ahead 2-1. The flyers bounced Bac behind Crandall s pitching and in the sixth inning they Wen ahead for keeps. Winning Pitcher Crandall relieved Percy Fritz in the first inning and struck out eight. The flyers got their three runs on four hits one error and left seven men stranded. To Henann the losing Pitcher struck out two. The Sparks got their two runs on one hit. On error and left three men on base. Bohlmann pitched All of the Sparks games for a 4-2 tourney record. Crandall s tour Ney Mark was 4-1 and flyer Pitcher Woody Lane was 3-0.the flyers previously eliminated the Yokohama clippers in a close 2-1 Pitcher Lane was relieved in the sixth inning by John Smith who pitched the rest of the Way. Lane collected six strikeouts. Smith had none. Losing Pitcher George White whiffed one flyers tallied their two runs on five hits with two error Sand left three men on base. The clippers got their run on five hits and no errors. They had five men left on base. Each Tea scored a double play. By winning the tourney at Sugi earned the commander . Naval forces Japan softball trophy and a 12-Day tour through Central Honshu to play against Host japanese teams. They Are scheduled to depart Tsugi thursday and will play 15 games against teams in Shi Mizu Kariya Nagoya. Gifu. Kyoto Osaka and a from Japan and Oki Nawa competed in the co Nav for Japan meet Here. Pacific stars & stripes 23 tuesday aug. 15, 1967

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