The Cuero Record (Cuero, Tex.), Vol. 67, No. 182, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 2, 1961 Page: 2 of 16
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top Contenders For
Honors In 1961 Races
United ffreao Intoraattana!
The major league pennant races move Into their
August “dog days” today with the favored New York
Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers hoping that the luck
of the schedule will help them draw away from their
VThe Yankees, leading the Detroit Tigers bj a game
and a half in the AL* will play IS consecutive games
against the bottom four teams ........ ...........— ......
of the league in the next two the Tigers seem to be fMUag
waste while the Dodgers, a and the Dodgers because they’re
half-game ahead of the Ciacin- overdue for a run of good fcr-
nail Usds in the NL. open a 13- tune at home,
gate* home stand that comes Yankees Al nfl-mnr
Just when it appears the team The Yankees begin an 11-geme
has "Jelled " home stand against Kansas
Baseball experts on hand for Qty this afternoon and then
die majors’ second All - Star pi«y Minnesota and Los Angeles
Game in Boston agreed that both jTLne before playing a three-
fcoBft-funifesfs haw mi cxctUrat mmp aeries it Washinfiton. The
ggportunity to take command KSgers have a two-game ser-
gf die races in the next two: ^ Witli San Francisco tonight
weeks — the Yankees because arK< Thuinulav nisrht and then
BARBER TAKES PGA — Jerry Barber (left) reeehres eoa-
gratalattoag tram Doa January of Texas after the baafam
golfer «nm tee PGA golf tournament to an lft-bole playoft
In Chicago. Carrying a hot putter. Barber Mrdted three out
of the last seventh hole and purred the last for a 87 total,
gtvtag him a see-stroke victory.
Urnumau Tern Up
Te Take Tennis Makb
Reporter Catches July
Absentees Up On Sports
No games scheduled.
Los Angeles at Boston, 2
Kansas City at New York 3
Minnesota at Baltimore 2, tw
Chicago at Cleveland 2, tort-
Washington at Detroit. 2, twt-
CHICAGO UFT — The College Zimmerman of
All-Stan were scheduled to get with Mrs. John
their first look tonight at Sold- Houston to win
ier Field, site of Friday night's teur Athletic F
nationally televised clash with nation tennis 1
the pro champion Philadelphia at Memorial P
Eagles. ter in Houston
Coach Otto Graham said the Lasers of tt
squad would run through one scores of 6-4. 6
drill on the Northwestern Uni- Grace Everett,
veroity campus where they have sity junior stu
been training for a month and PoBL also of Hi
then would come here by bus A state finals
to rqn through another scrim- TAAF Women’s
mage under the lights of the held in Dallas
lake front stadium. in8 the month i
Graham said he wanted the -
players to become familiar with HU IB RAISING
the vastness of Soldier Field
where a crowd expected to reach . NEW YORK
90,000 would view the game. frows ca" “ re«
After today, only one more !y.ln certain c*
drill will be held. The squad , hf r.,
will rest for the big charity Jcctjon suitabl
tour of Europe with the gals
losing at all rour stops. . .Val-
erie Brumel of Russia set a
world high jump mark of 7-4 in
the Moscow ahin-dig and Ralph
Boston of Tennessee State went
1 3-4 in the broad jump.
Boxing: Paul Pender lost his
version of the middleweight cr-
own in London when, against
Terry Downes, he surrendered
after nine rounds because of
cuts. ..Pennsylvania commission
suspended heavyweight Sonny
Liston after arrests on disord-
erly charges. . .Floyd Patterson
is down for a title defense again-
st one Tom McNeeley at Bos-
ton this fall.
Miscellaneous: Jockey Sidney
Cole was killed at Aqueduct
when thrown while exercising
a filly, Laurel Mae, between ra-
ces. . .Madison Square Garden
will build its new sports palace
atop New York’s Penn Station.
, . .National Football League’s
package television deal was ve-
By STEVE SNIDER
United Press Iriternattmaal
NEW YORK UPI — Comes
today a personal service for
July vacationers who were out
of touch and can use a capsule
Boy, did we miss plenty!
Chose your category:
Baseball: The Dodgers caught
toe Reds in toe National League
pennant race and the Yankees
overtook toe Tigers, leaving js
two dandy duels to be settled
through August and September.
Roger Maris and Mickey Man-
tle of toe Yankees launched a
serious attack on Babe Ruth’s
single season home run record
of 60 and rocketed well ahead of
toe Babe’s pace heading into the
last two months. Maris hit an
even dozen in July for a total
of 40. Mickey hit 14 for a sea-
son’s collection of 39. Commis-
sioner Ford Frick ruled they’ll
set an official record only if
90 la topped in 154 games. Oar-
rent schedule calls for 162-game
season but that edict doesn’t j
spoil the fun to come.
National League won the first
All -Star game at San Francisco,
5-4 in toe wind-blown tenth on
hits by Willie Mays and Rober-
to Clemente and toe teams wou-
nd up playing a dissatisfying-
tn-all 1-1 tie in the second game
played Monday in Boston.
The Cardinals sacked Solly
Hem us as manager and named
coach Johnny Keane as succes-
sor with Red Schoendienst made
a coach. . .Cleveland general
manager Jimmy Dykes a vote of
confidence which must have
made old Jim worry. . .first
HaU-of-Famer Ty Cobb died at
Atlanta, aged 74.
Golf: Arnold Palmer won toe
British Open championship on
his second try with 284. a shot
better than Dai Rees of Wales
...Mickev Wright won her third
7EE WEE REESE
Amarillo 3 Tulsa 1 1st game
Amarillo 8 Tulsa 4 2nd game
San Antonio 4 Austin 0
Victoria 6 Ardmore 5 10 iimin
Tulsa at Amarillo
Austin at San Antonio
Victoria at Ardmore
Tuesday, the All-Stars chose
end Mike Ditto of Pittsburgh
and linebacker E. J. Hohib of
Texas Tech as co-captains.
a in difficulties — pain during
and swelling after the injections
But Dr. Berger believes the
treatment ie "practical and
worthwhile in many cases in
which the eyebrow region, cosm-
etically important and not easily
masked, is involved.
W 1. Wei.
Indianapolis 64 46 .571
Louisville 60 48 .966
Denver M 54 .936
Dal-Ft Wot th 92 57 .477
Houston SO 60 .495
Omaha 46 ®5 .414
DaHas-Ft. Worth 6 Howto nS
Denver 7 Louisville 4
Omaha 4 Indianapolis I 1st, 8
Indianapolis 4 Omaha 1 2nd
Dallas-Ft. Worth at Houston
Denver at Louisville
Indianapolis at Houston
toed by toe courts but they’ll be
saturating the air nevertheless,
though for less money.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. UPI -
Mrs. Susie Fithian said she was
frightened when she heard a
man’s voice in her bedroom
immediately after a bolt of
lightning struck near her house.
"Maybe you won’t believe
this,” she said in a tetter
Thursday to the Jacksonville
Journal. The lightning, she said,
had turned on her radio which
she had not been using because
it needed new tubes.
Starts Al Pi. Isabel
PORT ISABEL, Tex. UPI —
The Texas International Fishing
Tournament opens today and
both offshore and bay fishing
prospects look good.
A change in the rules this
year will permit marlin and
tuna fishermen to leave toe
docks earlier than other en-
trants, and remain offshore for
the three full days of fishing.
The tournament will end Sun-
day with award of prizes.
NOW YOU KNOW
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the greatest number of thunder-
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Java, where an average of 322
a year are recorded.
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Dickerson From Texas
U. S. Women’s crown,
Broke won a PGA tournament
at Grand Blnanc, Mich., Dm
January won at St. Paul and
Bruce Crampton at Milwaukee.
. . Jerry Barber and January
tied for the PGA national title.
Barber winning in a playoff.
Tennis: Open tennis go* inter-
national sanction but details
were put off until next year..
Rod the Rocket Laver of Aus-
tralia won at Wimbledon by do-
wning Chuck McKinley of St
Lows in less than an hour, 6-3,
U.S. defeated Ecuader
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in Davit Cup play, then Bernard
Bartsen won his umpteenth U.S.
day Courts title.
Track and Field: U. S. Men
defeated Russia, West Germany.
Britato and Poland in a grand
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