Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 21 1967, Page 21

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 21, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Beyers Brave Bonus Pelsor Man to views of sport a Clete Boyers surprisingly robust Bat has turned out to be a big Bonus for the Atlanta who thought they were getting just a Good Glove Man when they acquired the Slick Fielding third baseman to bolster their Leaky clutch hitting by the former new York Yankee has been a key Factor in the braves surge which tuesday had pushed them within 4vfc games of the National league Lead and touched off Pennant think weve got a Good shot at the said vet eran of five american league Pennant winners when he was with the Boyers batting average Hast much since he was acquired in a Trade last but the 30yearold world series Veteran has become one of the braves most dangerous hitters Kathy tops Lyga in earnings Cincinnati up Kathy Whitworth dislodged Susie Max Well this week from the top spot in official Money winnings on the current tour of the ladies professional Golf miss Whitworth charged into the Lead with total earnings of by winning the ladies pea tournament at miss Maxwell dropped to third place behind Carol who boosted her earnings to with a fourth place finish in the miss maxwells winnings total the top 10 with tourney victories in parentheses Kathy Whitworth 4 Carol Mann 2 Susie Maxwell 2 Sandra Haynie 0 Mickey Wright 3 Clifford Ann Creed 0 553 Marilynn Smith 2 Judy Kimball 0 Joann Prentice 1 Beth Stone 0 Sofce shares probe Sef the state labor department has set a hearing this week into the on off again Curtis cokes Gypsy Joe Harris welterweight title officials said Kenneth Hayles of promoter of the scheduled july 24 Dallas asked for the the and his Doug have con tended there will be no bout unless Hayles group pays them some owed for an earlier title and puts a guarantee for the Harris bout in it the fight will be either on or off after this said Charles King chief of the Bureau of labor Clete Boyer Factor in surge with runners on he has slammed 11 Home runs and driven in 51 runs for Atlan with his rib total for the braves second Only to slugger Hank who has the rib total by Bat Ting is Only 17 under his Al time season High of 68 when he was with the and he is far ahead this season of the runs batted in by two for Mer new York Mickey Mantle and Roger Ive never been anywhere where there were too Many Guys on base ahead of Boyer said in explaining his runs Cor ing when i was hot there for a couple of months it seemed like Aaron was on base every time i came manager Billy Hitchcock said that Boyer is a better Batter with men on base than he is when the bases Are and Boyer with nobody on base 99 per cent of the Guys go up there thinking about hitting a Home Boyer i but with men on base you just try to move them around and get More its More of a Chal Lenge to do something with some body Boyer also said he feels More at Home in Atlanta stadium than he did in Yankee Boyer said he Hast been sur prised by the braves recent surge because i thought i was coming to a contender after watching the Way they finished last the braves were 12 games at this time a year ago and finished weve been playing pretty Good for quite a while but weve lost a few crazy games that a contender Boyer but i believe Well hang in particularly now that our Relief pitching has gotten Jim the magnificent will miss the imminent pan american but the hemispheric athletic show at Winnipeg May launch a scrawny kid from a Small College As americas newest distance Hope in the 1968 Van Arthur 5foot 133pound running machine from Cloud his own compete in the grueling and meter events at but a tireless terrier on the was the Only double a delayed the trials which assembled Uncle Sams 47man track and Field delegation for the fifth Panama after whipping favored Lou Scott of Arizona state by 50 Yards in a rain drenched meter test Here Nelson persuaded Panama coach Cor Nelius Warmerdam to run him in both the and meter at As simile Winner in the recent National aau Nelson qualified for the Panama the time is Ripe for the United states to develop another world class performer in the distances dominated by the likes of Ken Yas Kipchoge Keino and aus Oralias Nelson looks like that american the Usas Surprise distance champions of the 19g4 olympics at Schuh at meters and Billy Mills at Nelson already has measured Scott at and Tom Laris at and should come up fast on the Usas Tance Gerry by olympic like Lindgren skipped the Panama contending he was out of Van Nelson certainly is my favorite race is the said Nelson after splash ing to a clocking and running Scott into the flooded Clay strip that topped impressively the Panama record of by Argentina Oswal do Suarez in but was Well behind Nelsons career Best for the nearly equivalent three mile of i figure with four Days i can handle the meter at Winnipeg on july 29 and the meter on continued the Minneapolis native who has a finish kick copied after for the six mile Nelson has a career Best of compared with the Panama record of set by the Usas Pete Mcardle in the 1963 Chicken soup red Smith is on a Brief the following column was written for him by Jack Griffin of the Chicago by Jack Griffin Chicago the years haunt leaned too heavily on Willie the smile was As wide and the laugh came As quickly As it always had and there didst seem to be any More scars on his face than there were 20 years his hair was salted with Gray now and it was and of course he was he even make Light heavy these its the Chicken he i could have been Middle weight Champion of the world except for the Chicken mama and her Chicken every Trainer i Ever had was against Chicken and mania converted every one of some fighters dont make it because they cant stay out of a Saloon or there a Good time kid or the Chicks get to with me it was mamas Chicken remember the night i went with the big irishman what a night that some of it was your some of them weird friends you had up on the near North Side in those but it started with mama and her Chicken mama knows Best hours before the fight mama said i had to eat because a boy needed his and mama knew where All strength came i must have eat two Gallons of that big irishman never did hit me in the just in the where All that Chicken soup every time he hit me Down stairs that Chicken soup started sloshing around i must have been the Only fighter in history who got seasick in the that was bad except its not As bad As when that big irishman and me go out after the fight with you and some of them nutty friends of what was the name of that big newspaper Guy who worked with you then want it Jerry or something like Guy that that would have been he was one of natures child with cigarette ashes Ali Over his Vest and a Beautiful View of a dirty i know about Willie except i remember he was going to take you and me and that big irishman out on the town that night and show us some of the sights on the near North Side because he owed you a some favor he must have owed fugitive from Justice Phat would have been the night they had the funeral services for the King of bughouse in that Little parlor right off Rush and Jerry thought we ought to go there the King had died without and nobody else in the Square had any coins and he was scheduled for a paupers but some of his followers got this undertaker to take him on the plan was that they round up enough of their acquaintances with a steady income to defray the first time in Rny life i was Ever charged admission to a funeral Willie everybody come in with a coat and tie got slugged five but it aint that i remember As much As the your Guy got up and said some things and then an atheist made his pitch and another one said some things i under and nobody agreed with the other and then everybody got to arguing about How the King should be sent and the first thing you theres the damnedest fight you Ever everybody Yelling the King ought to be talked into the next world a different and the undertaker blew the whistle for the first time i Ever heard of an undertakers parlor getting raided by the me and you and the big irishman busted out of the Back door and ran up the remember i got Home and mama asked me How the fight i Tell her i dont but Shes got to hide me out a couple of Days because in a fugitive from life is quieter for Willie he runs a Delicatessen in new mamas still making Chicken Way Shes Willie in five years i figure everybody in new York is going to weigh 200 c publisher shall Syndicate a n d y c a p 22 Pacific stars stripes p july 1967 i suppose yer off out with again like r know secret of we dislike the same people c Hall and Dally London to

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