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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 11, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Red sox Rookie Smith in pre Spring spotlight Bihe associated press its a trifle Early to talk about the american league Rookie of the year for 1967 but there Are glowing Advance notices on some of the youngsters getting ready to Start Spring possibly the most touted youngster in Spring training in the american league this season is Reggie an outfielder coming up to the Boston red sox from Toronto of the International v Smith was named most valuable player in the league in 1966 after hitting a Center he drove in 80 runs and clubbed 18 Home a switch one thing he has such a Strong throwing Arm that some people connected with the red sox insist he was moved to the Outfield from third base to protect the Boston first Bright Young catching prospects Are never numerous but the Chi Cago White sox seem to have one in Duane he is a six 195pound boy who hit at Indianapolis with 77 Duane is very fast for a Catcher baseball Prev new x 1 3washington senators by Sandy Padwe newspaper Enterprise Pascual must feel like a three time Back with the senators where he started his he helped build old senators into Amer ican league champions at doubtful if he can do it Richert Phil Ortega solid lefty Richert deserves All Star Barry Moore Jim Halftan Dick bosnian starting Rookie Joe Coleman May be bullpen overworked Darold Knowles Phillies Best reliever last obtained in Trade for Don Bob Casey Dick lines had Good moments in Bob former adds More defense is offence first baseman Ken Harrelson be the greatest in but not baseball Bernie Allen Bob Saverine Battle for seconded Brinkman spectacular Ken Mcmullen at Richie is one of Gomes so senators hoping Hank Allen can he gets shot at Center Vastl Yim proved Fred Valentine set in Jim Cap Peterson splitting right this would free powerful Frank Howard for first rat 1tto Pete Richert Casanova Good Young Strong defend improving at John out with injuries is an Long Ball Plain and Peterson fair Bob Chance a Gamble though he had Good year of Winter also a first Bast possibility if he regains his Rookie infielder Dick Nen strictly a sometimes you wish Hodges could pick up the so does fairly but club lacks offence to go with Hodges has senators and this results in a few extra but not dreary and is a line drive remember just a couple of years ago when Rick a Star at Arizona state was the most sought after Young player in the country Rick will be up with Kansas City this he hit 23 homers at Mobile last from that same Arizona state team is Reggie also coming up to the he hit 23 homers in a half season for Modesto of the California league in the Minnesota twins will take a Long look Jim Ollom who wort 20 and lost 8 for Denver last Tom Phoebus was 139 at richest div and then pitched a of Dandy games for1 the Baltimore orioles in sep he was not eligible for Reichardt forming switch hit plans one kidney but still with two keen batting Rick Reichardt has been taking preliminary workouts at Anaheim Home of the California Rick lost his left kidney last summer at the Mayo clinic in surgery that literally was necessary to save his the operation to Correct terrible High blood pressure and other complications was a Rick says he feels that will be bad news for american league pitchers who May have to contend with a Reichardt this year batting from both sides of the Rick wants to be a switch hit Ter and is going into Spring train with that in whether he succeeds will Reichardt depend on How Many hits he gets left handed in exhibition games Rick normally bats the Bonus player is a big Man in the plans of the Angels when he left the the world but the orioles didst need the 1 Rookie on the Yan Kees is Bill who is recovering from a recent leg at Richmond last sum Mer Bill hit with 20 Washington is pinning its Hopes on outfielder Hank Allen brother of Philadelphia Richie Allen who played in the Pacific coast league last year and hit some of the other More promising rookies include Baltimore Minnesota Ron californian Jim Cleve lands George Culver arid Steve of in sports Australia George who developed the drug says athletes could use the drug As a Pep Pill without fear of physical Benz Edrine can be but it is not is habit forming piness said it is not a dangerous drug Odd play spawns Grid Rule change new York rules j Yards to the 38yard line of the in football usually Stem from a concerted Appeal by a number of people but sometimes they Are born because of one specific like the Rule covering an interception or a Fumble recovery by a team which also is liable to a under the old Rule said team might not have been Able to retain depending on when the violation was com there is a Good Chance it will keep the play that brought on the Rule change was in last Falls game Between Oklahoma and in the second Quarter of the eventually won by Colorado Dick Anderson of Colorado intercepted an okla homa pass and ran the Ball 31 22 Pacific stars stripes Colorado was called clipping on the Lunback and Oklahoma piled on after the the officials ruled offsetting penalties and called the play that meant Oklahoma retained the under the new the intercepting would have Possession of the among those highly in favor of the new Rule is the Oklahoma Jim he says the new Rule corrects an unfair if Colorado was a Good enough team to intercept the it should have had Mackenzie St a t made several months after the would he have said that when Colorado intercepted the Oklahoma Well never nobody asked Walt to sign at Vero Beach los Angeles an Geles dodgers manager wait Al Ston Heads for Spring training soon without a also Hes without a Sandy Koufax or a Maury but Alston does not show any out Ward signs of As for his own he said hell get around to formally sign ing it at verb where the dodgers said Alston in not and As for putting together a lineup to defend the National league Pennant Alston said he has been mulling Over Many but he says Hes heading into training Camp with an open when used As a Pep Pill where great physical Effort is such As in athletics for if a Marathon runner took Benz Edrine it would not make him any but it May make him More the australian health and transport authorities Are particularly worried about the use of the number of accidents involving Lon distance runners have been attributed to its the drugs Sale in Australia is restricted to Supply on doctors team last year for what was virtually emergency surgery the Angels were in fourth four games Over the at the end of the year they were two games under even Rick Conval sced in going on a Goodwill tour that touched 25 cities in eight coun he says travel is great Rick is serious about switch hitting but he has a couple of ideas of his he thinks he would to Bat right handed against All pitching in Fenway Home of the Friendly left Field and in the Yankee with its Low and convenient right Field he wants to hit left handed against All manager Bill Rigney is play ing it and talked in these terms about the business or Reichardt batting both lefty and righty we have an extremely valuable property in i would hate to think that his skills might be diminished or adversely affected switch by Johansson wants listen bout Stockholm Dpi Ingemar Sweden onetime world heavyweight is seeking out current Champ Cas Sius Clay for a title bout in Sweden against another Sonny Johansson left tuesday for the and talks with Clay about the Prospect of fighting listen in Sweden sometime this he we plan an outdoor title fight Between Clay and possibly Liston is already sold on the said Grin and Bear it by Lichty Drew million Green Green Bay packers played before More than one 1 million fans last the attendance total included National football league championship 14 league games and five preseason it marked the first time in the 47year history of the pack ers that total attendance for Home and games went Over the million is maybe doing work of 100 Comrade but is never doing it As cheap As 100 peasants

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