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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 27, 1967, Tokyo, JapanBuds Are Blooming Swallow s on the Wing of the California Angels get the kinks out with som exercise at their preliminary training Camp at Holtville Cal. After j1 Days Bill Rigney s charges were to move on to the club s regular Spring training site at Palm Springs Cal. Last season the Angel finished sixth in the american league 18 games behind the Pennant winning and world Champ Baltimore orioles. A e continued from Page 18 Allen and Mike Warren harassed the Washington attackers. Boston College raised its record to 17-2 with Billie Evans scoring 22 Points and Jim Kissane adding20. Boston College already Lias been invited to the Mcaa Andres scored 17 Points and Dan Moeser had 16 As Tulane downed the air Force Academy 75-65, Johnny Jones 27 Point sled Villanova to a 66-48 win Over Memphis state Colgate Toppe Buffalo 78-66, Yale downed Harv Ard 100-75 and Oregon state Defeated Stanford 54-51 in other Friday night games. Nine of the nation s top 10 col lege Cage teams Are in action saturday night. In addition to s game against Cor Nell unbeaten Urcla goes after its 23d. Victory at the expense of Washington state second ranked Louisville plays Wichita third ranked North Carolina faces tech., fourth rated Kansas tackles Missouri no. 5 Western Kentucky Battles Murray state seventh ranked Houston play Creighton Tennessee meets a Burn and ninth ranked Texas Western faces West Texas state. 2 boxers added to aau new York up the Amateur athletic Union s boxing Selec Tion committee named Light middleweight Danny o Quinn and welterweight Jesse Valdez of Houston to the National Champion ship squad which represents the United states in Amateur inter National boxing Competition. The aau earlier picked Dallas heavyweight Terry Daniels. Highest paid Catcher Torre signs up for 50 is compiled from wire services Joe Torre a 26-year-old All Star Catcher signed his 1967 con tract with the Atlanta braves Fri Day for an estimated $50,000. Torre who hammered 36 Home runs last year signed up just one Day after teammate Hank Aaron Joe Torre aiming for 100 Bis a agreed to a $100,000 pact. The braves said Torre s contract makes him the highest paid catch or in National league history. Torre said his target this Yea will be to drive in at least 100 runs because runs win Ball game Sand driving pm in is the most important the contracts were the firs two signed by top braves official Bill Bartholomay in his new roles club president. He quipped his next step willbe to head Down to the Bank for a Torre s signing brought to 37the number of braves under con flags help Paschal take 300-mile race Japan cagers prevail Honolulu a the touring Japan National All stars scored a 102-72 basketball Victory Friday night Over Chaminade College of Honolulu. Daytona Beach Fla. A Jim Paschal of High Point n.c., gained ground with the help of five caution flags and beat out Paul Goldsmith by s1/seconds for the Daytona Perma Tex 300-mile championship of modified and sportsman Type Stock drove a 1964 Plymouth Fryer of Chattanooga tenn., was third in a Ford. Gil Hearns of Wrightstown n.j., was fourth in a Ford and Donny Alli son of Hueytown ala., also driving a Ford was fifth. The event preceded sunday s$200,000 Lascar grand National Here one of the year s top event Sand richest Stock car race Ever. The no. 1 and no. 2 starting posts have been won by Curtis Turner of Charlotte n.c., who will drive a 1966 Chevelle and Richard Petty of Randleman,n.c., who will be at the wheel of a 1967 Plymouth. The third and fourth starters will be Lee Roy of Columbia s.c., in a 1967 Dodge Charger and Freddy Lorenzen of Elmhurst 111., in a 1967 Ford. Korea girl skater faces age Barrier Vienna up with the Start when the original application of the world ice figure skating championships Only a few Days away austrian and International sports officials have been con fronted with a difficult problem. It is tied up with the arrival saturday of the Only South korean entry for the women s com petition pretty Chang Meeyung turns out that the Petite far Eastern girl is Only 10 years old. For her entry was received no one Here knew her age. The International ice skating federation rules say that a competitor must be at least 15 years of championships Start tues austrian official said we Don t know what to do about Little miss Soo. It would be a shame to Send the girl All the Way Back to South Korea without letting her compete and after she has mad a Long trip from her Home to come Here to take part in the official said that some of the International figure skating federation officers would meet sunday to make a decision on the girl. If they Rule in her favor miss Soo will be the youngest person to compete in the history of the world ice figure skating championships. Tract. Only two rookies Haven signed and they re unavailable. Outfielder ted Bashore is in the army and infielder Billy South Worth is in College. Twenty game Winner Chris Short signed his 1967 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies in Clear water Fla. The phils still have three to players unsigned. They Are Pitcher Jim Bunning third baseman Richie Allen and infielder out fielder cookie Rojas. Short who had a 20-10 record last season had been asking $50 000. The terms of his contract were not disclosed. The Houston astros announce the acquisition of infielder Sandy Alomar from the Atlanta transaction completes the Deal that sent third baseman Eddie Mathews and Pitcher Arnold Umbach to Houston in Exchange for Pitcher Bob Bruce and outfielder Dave Nicholson. Frank Howard plans to continue his negotiations for a new contract at the Camp of the Washington senators in Pompano Beach Fla. He planned to report to Camp saturday night. Manager Gil. Hodges Cut Short Friday workout because of cold winds. San Francisco s giants open Spring training at Casa Grande ariz., monday counting on a Cou ple of left handers. Most figure that returnee Mike Mccormick and Ray Sadecki can provide the pitching improvement necessary to finish on top this year. The giants missed the National league Pennant by 1 1/2 games last october. Ace right hander Juan Marich remains in the dominican re Public As he negotiates for what he Hopes will be a $215,000 con tract for the next two seasons but no one is terribly Worrie yet about the holdout. A year ago Marichal held out most of the Spring training yet came on to win the opener against chicag with a three hitter. Among the latest to agree totems Are Pitcher Eddie fishes of Baltimore outfielders Dero Johnson and Art Shamsky am Pitcher Sammy Ellis of Cincinnati outfielder Jim King of Washington and pitchers Joel Hor Lenand John Buzhardt of the Chicago White sox. By the associated press in the words of the song it might As Well be and in Florida it training time is Here again in baseball not Only i Florida but also in Arizona and California. Of the 20 big league team getting ready for Spring training 16 will Drill in Florida three i Arizona and one in California. Most training Camps Are Well attended already by rookies pit Chers and catchers and Early Bird veterans. All Camps will be in full swing by next wednesday. Saturday the Cleveland India Sand Boston red sox were to officially open Spring training drills the indians at Tucson. Ariz., and the botox at Winter Haven Fla. The exhibition season will get under Way in Mexico on March 7 when the Cleveland Indian Start a three game set with local teams. The Florida exhibition opener will come on March 9 with the Tew York Yankees taking on the senators in the Washington Camp at Pompano Beach. There will Besix games the following Day and after that there will be constant action until the regular season Egins on april 10. The Baltimore orioles will de fend both their american league championship and the world s title. Their main opposition for the american league pennants expected from Minnesota Chi Cago Detroit and Cleveland. Those perennial favourites of years gone by the Yankees will make news if they break into the first division. The los Angeles dodgers will defend their National league championship and with Sand Koufax in retirement and Maury wills gone to Pittsburgh in Trade. They May be in trouble and then again maybe is the opening favorite with san Francisco at Lanta Cincinnati and St. Louis the main other contenders possibly the dodgers. The just could be a Factor especially if Don Drydale bounces Backwith a big year on the Mound. There Are the inevitable new managers. Dick Williams at bos ton Joe Adcock at Cleveland an Mayo Smith at Detroit Are new. Ralph Houk with the Yankees Dave Bristol with the reds and Billy Hitchcock with Atlanta did not Start last year in the Pilot s seat but were moved in during the season. Spahn named oilers1 coach Tulsa okla. A former Milwaukee braves Pitcher War Ren Spahn was named manage saturday of the Tulsa oilers of the Pacific coast owner a. Ray Smith said he and the St. Louis cardinals the Parent organization arrived at the decision after careful consideration of some 25 candidates. Others considered included for Mer major leagues Joe met Iwick. Solly hemus and Robin Roberts and Little Rock manager Vernou Rapp. Henning s 69 leads Bradenton Fla. A South african Champion Harold Henning shot a 3-under-Par 69saturday for a two stroke Lead in the $20,000 Desoto lakes pro a invitational Golf tournament. Jay Doland and Bill Maridale were tied for second trailed by Frank Beard with 72. Pacific stars & stripes 1o monday feb. 27, 1967

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