Breckenridge American (Breckenridge, Tex.), Vol. 38, No. 163, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 19, 1958 Page: 2 of 2
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^■RECKENKIDGE AMERICAN—TUESDAY, AUGUST IS. tSCS
Nellie Fax T«
Set Record For
eage Bears. H. C. Owens ef tie;
San Francisco 49'ers and Steve i
Junker of the Lions.
There is every chance that thel
NFL will boast another talented I
rookie brigade this year. The Col-1
| lege all-stars' surprising 35 to 19
i victory over the Lions last Friaday!
hopefuls due to make pro debutsI
this fall. Some of the more out-
standing all-star feats were the
passing of Michigan state's Jim
Ninowski. the receiving and runn-i Nellie Fox says he is 5-feet-10
ing of Bob Mitchell from Illinois, and weighs 160 pounds. But he
the pace-kicking of Texas A & M probably is a little shorter and mav
Bobby Joe Conrad, and the de- weigh a little less. There may be
fensive work of West Virginia s' some dispute about the Chicago
Chuck Mow Icy and Washington's White Sox 2nd baseman's physical
Jimmy Jones I proportions but there can be no de-
There are many, many more bate at all about his durability For
rookies currently trying for pro tonight Fox will play in his 478th
foctball jobs, some of them well- j consecutive ball game a major lea-
publicized and highly-touted others
in the darkhorse category. A lot
nf these will bow out or be cut
stick will have to be very good, it's
that kind of a league.
Vary On Outcome
Of NaH Race
gue record for 2nd baseman
Nellie will be resting the mark
set by one of baseball's greats. Ed-
die Collins, who began his string
with the Philadelphia Athletics in
1914 and ended it with the White
Sox in 1918.
Actually. Fox might have sur-
passed Collins record some time
ago had it not been for the fact that
he was forced to take a very brief 1
time out in August of 1955. when he
was benched for one game while in '
a hitting slump The little tobacco-
chewing infielder has appeared in,
751 of the last 752 White Sox games.
Nellie's playing streak was jeop-
ardized earlier this season when he ,
was bowled over by Kansas City's
burly Boh Cerv. who crashed into
Fox at 2nd base trying to break up
a double play. Nellie suffered a |
GLEEFUI—Mike Souchak gleefully waves his putter on the 18th
green after winning the St. Paul, Minn., Open Golf Tournament.
Souchak posted a record-shattering 72-hole total of 263, 25 under par,
to win $3500 in prize money.
have done better. His face un-
marked by the light, Patterson!
said he did not Utl that his punch-
es were working right. But he'
would have a hard time proving:
that by Harris whose bloody face
showed the efects of a thorough'
Patterson's manager. Cus D'
Amato announced after the fight
that Floyd would make another
defense of his title next June in
Colorado Springs, Colorado. But
he did not say who the challenger
would be or if Patterson would
tight again txfire then.
■ o •
MINUS HIS BOOTS Hejv/weiqht chamivon Flovd Patterson weighs
in at 184 ) pound* as cMHenger Roy Harris, left, and Lew Winston
ef the California S?,ite Athletic Commission ch. ck the scales. The
Cut And Shoot Texan weighed in at 194 pounds minus his boots.-
Patterson defeated Harm b* a K. O. in the twelfth.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
The members of the Milwaukee
Braves hold varying opinions on
ori the National League pennant
race as the club appears to be wrenched knee and various abra-
closing in 011 its second straight sions and was later removed from
championship. | the game. But he was back on duty
Catcher Del Crandall thinks the the next day.
team is in good shape provided it Fox has been an established regu-
dnesn't fall into one of its slumps ] lar ever since he went to the White
Del adds that these doldrums are 1 Sox from the Athletics in 1950. He
not caused by overconfident-* but, has been named to the American
lethargy He says that such j all-star team the past eight years,
For Pro Teams
By ASSOCIATED PRESS
Tt hardlev seems poss hie that
Jt was clo e tn 8 months ano that
the Detroit lions mangled the
Cleveland Browns in tin- National
fcctball league s title jjanie But.
already the football pros are back
at the bus nesi, of knocking heads
The annual all-star fczamo is over
with and the 5-* vet*k exhibition rea-
son is under uav
On Sunday Septfmh r 28th the
12 NFL Clubs u M go at it for
slumps have hurt the Braves be- twice has
fore and he feels that they are the number of
chief thing the club has to guard
against in the final weeks.
Hank Aaron and Johnny Logan
are about the most optimistic of
the Braves. Aaron says that if Mil-
waukee wins 7 of 10 on its current
western swing the pennant is as
good as clinched.
Logan, who predicted at all-star
game time that the Braves would
win by 10 games, now figures tbey
Prospects are for another fine
year, artistically and financially.
From all indications the well-bal-
anced league will again provide its
particular brand of exciting foot- _
•ball ami unless there is a slipup ' will be 10 lengths in front by Sep-
in (alculations the fans should once 'ember.
again show up in rerord numbers. Perhaps the most sobering note
Hookies played a large role in jon 'he situation was struck by An-
last year's successful! season J m dy Pafko. who refuses to m'«ke any
Hrown of Cleveland gathered in a predictions, one way or the other,
flock of honors after leading the I Pafko remembers well what hap-
led the league in
hits, has batted over
.300 four times and has a lifetime
hitting mark of .297. Nellie has led
the league in putouts in each of the
last seven seasons and has topped
2nd basemen in assisting the last
White Sox manager A1 Lopez has
simple but sincere praise for Fox
Says Lopez on the subject of Nellie.
"He's a real good ball player. He
does.e< erything well. You never
have to worry about Fox."
New UCLA Coach
(By ASSTCIATED PRESS)
_ ... A new head football coach has been
league in rushing and setting a one- pened to the 1951 Dodger team he named at UCLA to succeed the late
game ground-gaining record. The was on The Dodgers blew a huge
Washington Redskins had a trio of 1 ,Pad 'hat season, wound up tied
top-flight backs in first-year men with the Giants, then were beaten
Don Bosselet. Jim Podoley and Ed 'wo games to one in the playoffs.
Sutton Rookies Bill Barnes and , What happened to the Dodgers in
Clarence Peaks spaiked the Phila- '51 could happen to the Braves in
delphia Eagles. 1 58 hut it hardly seems conceivable
Among other newcomers who per- i 'ha' it will. For one thing, the Brav-
Red Sanders. He is George Dicker-
son. who was the chief assistant to
All the other assistant coaches
formed with distinction in 195
were J'in Arnett of the Los Angeles
Katns. \\ illie Galliniore of the Chi-
LAST TIMES TODAY
blows l* hot
breath into an
on the screen!'
a few years
DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS
SOPHIA LOREN-ANTHONY PERKINS-BURL IVES
* T.tO' * X* iM'KH. Sm-c, * mm M* • I Hrrn" 'run
es refused to buckle despite being
hampered by an uncommon share
of injuries. Manager Fred Hanev
made excellent use of the manpow-
er available and with a patch-work
lineup was able to keep the team
in the running. There wasn t a
club in the League strong enough to
take charge while the Braves were
woefully sub-par physically and it
stands to reason there isn't likely
to be a serious challenge now that
the Braves are comparatively heal-
That the Braves are now in stride
cannot be disputed. They pulled
aviav to a sizeable lead in a face-
ts-face series with San Francisco's
2nd place Giants a couple of weeks
ign and are presently on a 7-game
Johnny Logan's prediction that
Milwaukee will have a 10-game
edge by September may not be a
sure-shot proposition, but it is well
within the realm of things possible.
Our review has been missing the past week because we were in
Dallas trying to buy and book our pictures fcr September, which sounds
easy enough except the work we do in trying to figure out what you,
the average movie patron, will pay to see, and of course that is the
Our picture tonight is "Devils Hairpin," a story dealing with hot
rodders and sports car racers. It is in color and stars Corrnel Wilde
and Jean Wallace. (I served in the Mar'ne Corps with Jean's younger
brother, and at the time Miss Wallace was married to Franchot Tone
Miss Wallace's true name is Wallasack, and has been married to
Ccrnel Wilde for several years now .
Breckenndge has never been considered a "speed crary" town
unless you consider the Walker Street variety) because there are no
tracks close by. but fnaybe you will enjoy tfvs picture filled with
thrills and spills.
If You Want —
Better Hood Control
More Work For Your Ten DoHor
CAST YOUR VOTE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23
JOHN (ALL JR.
paid political adv.
Drive In Theatre
Box Office Opens 7:45
TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY
L- IT'S THE GREATEST
OF ALL RACING
to Me mott tmhng
/eee ever caught by
tfm camtrtf I
Arthur Franz- Mary Astor
fttfcad Md Directed by C0RMEL MUX
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Angeles to see last night's heavy-
weight title fight which champion
Floyd Patterson won by a knockout
in the 12th. Another estimated 200.-
1)00 saw it on closed circuit tele-
vision in theaters awoss the coun-
An estimated 17.000 fans werr But when it was all over, the
on hand in Wrigley Field in Los | champion said he felt he could
Did Not Do Best
Into Second Day
DARIEN iff—The National Worn*
en's Amateur Golf tournament
heads into the second day of com-
petition today in Darlen, Connec-
ticut. Defending champion Joanne
Cunderson of Seattle opened her
bid for repeat honors by downing
Sherry Wheeler of Glasgow, Ken-
tucky 3 and 1.
Bonnie Randolph of Naples, Flor-
ida has her first tournament vic-
tory on the Women's PGA tour.
She won the Heart of America
tournament yesterday in Kansas
City by beating Betty Jameson on
the first hole of a sudden death
playoff. They finished the regula-
tion 54 holes of play tied with scores
The Swedish "Sven Salen" is the
largest diesel-driven tanker in the
world. She measures 700 feet over-
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