The Taylor Daily Press (Taylor, Tex.), Vol. 47, No. 194, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 3, 1960 Page: 3 of 6
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Taylor Daily Press, Wednesday, August 3, 1960, Page 3
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
New York 3, Detroit 2, 14 innings
New York 3, Detroit 2, night, 10 innings
Baltimore 6, Chicago 2, night
Washington 9, Cleveland 0, night
Kansas City 10, Boston 4, night
New York . .........
.458 12 %
Kansas City ........
Kansas .City (Garver 1-6 and Larsen
0-5) at Boston (Monbouquette 11-8
arid Wilson 0-0), 2, twi-night
Cleveland (Grant 6-5) at Washington
(Kralick 4-1), night
Chicago (Baumann 7-4) at Baltimore
(Wilhelm 8-6), night
Detroit (Aguirre 3-2) at New York
(Coates 9-2), night
Philadelphia 7-6, San Francisco 3-5,
Pittsburgh 3, Los Angeles 0, night
St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 2, night
Chicago 5, Cincinnati 3
Los Angeles .........
San Francisco .......
Cincinnati (Hook 7-11
and O’Toole 8-9)
at Chicago (Hobbie
worth 4-8), 2
San Francisco (McCormick 10-6) at
Philadelphia (Mahaffey 0-0 or Owens
Los Angeles (Craig 4-1) at Pittsburgh
(Mizell 7-5), night
Milwauke (Spahn 11-7) at St. Louis
(Jackson 13-8), night
Veracruz 8, Rio Grande Valley 4, 13
Amarillo 9, Mexico City Tigers 4
Puebla 5, San Antonio 3
Victoria 10, Monterrey 3
Mexico City Tigers 8, Austin 6
Tulsa at Poza Rica, postponed
W L Pet. GB
Rio Grande Valley . . 69 41 .627
Victoria ............. 57 49 .538 10
San Antonio ......... 58 50 .537 10
Tulsa ............... 52 49 .515 12%
Austin .............. 50 60 .455 19
Amarillo ............ 48 58 .453 19
Tulsa at Poza Rica, 2
Amarillo at Mexico City Reds
Puebla at San Antonio
Mexico City Tigers at Austin
Monterrey at Victoria
Vera Cruz at Rio Grande
Dallas-Fort Worth 2, Houston -
Minneapolis 4. Indianapolis 3
St. Paul 7, Louisville 6
Denver 7, Charleston 2
St. Paul ............
Dallas-Fort Worth . .
Charleston at Denver
Dallas-Fort Worth at Houston
Louisville at St. Paul
Indianapolis at Minneapolis
Carlsbad 5-8. Alpine 1-6
Artesia 6, Odessa 5, 10 innings
Hobbs 8, Albuquerque 5, 10 innings
W L Pet. G
Hobbs................ 15 6 .714
Carlsbad ............ 12 11 .522 4
Odessa .............. 10 10 .500 4\
Alpine .............. 11 13 .458 51
Albuquerque ........ 9 11 .450 51
Artesia ............. 9 15 .375 71
Odessa at Artesia
Hobbs at Albuquerque
Carlsbad at Alpine
CONTRACT AWARDED .
DALLAS (T) — The Navy has
awarded a $3,500,000 contract to
Chance Vought for installation of
an electronic guidance system in
Regulus I, the surface-to-surface
Hoped For by
DALLAS l/P) — The Dallas-Fort
Worth baseball club is hopeful
that this area will receive a fran
chise in the proposed expansion
of the major league clubs.
The. American and National
Leagues Tuesday announced plans
to add two new members each
as the new Continental League, of
which Dallas-Fort Worth was to
have been a member, folded.
Allen Russell, general manager
of the Dallas-Fort Worth Ran-
gers, and Mayor Tom Vandergriff
of Arlington expressed confidence
that Dallas - Fort Worth would
have a good chance to land one
of the major league franchises.
Vandergriff heads a bi - county
sports committee pushing for
the construction of a large base-
ball stadium at Arlington.
Amon Carter Jr. of Fort Worth
and J. W. Bateson of Dallas, own-
ers of the club, could’ not be
reached immediately for com-
ment. Carter was in Chicago at-
tending the Continental League
meeting and Bateson is on a
South American tour.
The Rangers, now in the Amer-
ican Assn., were to have been in
the Continental League.
NEW YORK m — Sonny Lis-
ton’s three-round knockout of
Zora Folley July 18 moved the
Philadelphia belter into the top
challenger’s position behind
Heavyweight Champion Floyd
Patterson in the monthly Ring
Magazine ratings released today.
Liston also was named “fighter
of the month.”
His setback by Liston in Denver
dropped Folley into fourth place.
Eddie Machen of Portland, Ore.,
advanced to second and Ingemar
Johansson, the fermer titleholder
from Sweden, climbed to third.
Mike DeJohn of Syracuse, vic-
tor over Welshman Dick Richard-
son, moved into the No. 6 spot
among the big boys and Bob Cle-
roux, kayo conqueror of Roy Har-
ris, gained ninth place.
Ex-weleter weight King Virgil
Akins of St. Louis was dropped
from the first 10. He was replac-
ed by Emile Griffith of New York.
Ralph Dupas of New Orleans
zoomed into third place among
Don Jordan’s loss to Denny
Moyer dropped the former welter
king from Los Angeles down to
fifth while Moyer, from Port-
land, Ore., advanced to fourth.
Veteran Cisco Andrade of Comp-
ton, Calif., by his stunning knock-
out of Battling Torres of Mexico,
regained a place among the light-
weights, taking over sixth. Tor-
res was dropped to seventh.
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New Continental League Folds
After Forcing Majors to Expand
CHICAGO UP) — The Continental
League is dead. But the dream
of a vigorous New York attorney
and an aging baseball executive
did not pass without forcing the
major leagues to expand from
eight to ten teams.
The decision to expand was
and the expansion committee of
th American and National lea-
Walter O’Malley, owner of the
Los Angeles Dodgers and chair-
man of the National League’s ex
pansion committee made the an-
made Tuesday at a joint meeting nouncement that all three leagues
Walburg Gets 7-0 Win
St. Peter's Forfeits
Walburg Tuesday night handed
Taylor Independents their first
loss in the double elimination
Church League Softball Tourna-
ment underway on Sportsman’s
Field. Walburg at the same time
stayed undefeated, winning by a
7 to 0 score on a no hit pitching
job by Oliver.
St. Peter’s of Coupland' was
forced to forfeit 1-0 to Brethren
when they couldn’t field a team
That eliminated St. Peter’s from
Action will resume Thursday
night. Thorndale will play West
NEW YORK UP) — Peeved be-
cause he said he had not been
consulted’ about the date, Heavy-
weight Champion Floyd Patterson
indicated today he would not fight
Ingemar Johanson on Nov. 1 in
Patterson said he learned the
date of his third title bout with
Johansson from a gas station at
tendant who had heard it on the
“You’d’ think that since I’m the
champion the promoters Feature
Sports, Inc. would be polite
enough to ask me,” the champ
said. “I might fight Johansson be-
fore Nov. 1 or after Nov. 1, but
I’ll not fight him on Nov. 1.”
CLEVELAND m — The Cleve-
land baseball club anounced to-
day it has released Joe Gordon
as field manager of the team and
will hire Jimmy Dykes, now at
Gordon will succeed Dykes as
manager of the Tigers.
The announcement came while
the team was in Washington.
A club spokesman said Dykes,
who last year succeed Bill Nor-
man, had been released by De-
troit and has accepted the
Gordon became the Tribe’s
manager in late June of 1958,
succeeding Bobby Bragan.
Cleveland currently is in fourth
place, seven games below the top
rung, and Detroit is in sixth, 12y2
games off the pace.
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between the Continental League had unanimously agreed that four
teams from the Continental Lea-
gue would be asborbed by the
Amerjcan and National leagues.
While O’Malley was relating
that the suggestion was made by
Lou Per ini, owner of the Milwau-
ke Braves, attorney Bill Shea
founder of the Continental Lea-
gue, and Branch Rickey, 79, its
president nodded in agreement.
O’Malley said there had been
no discussions as to which teams
would be selected by which lea-
gue, but added “we immediately
will recommend expansion and
we would like to do it by 1961.”
Speculation was that New York
and’ Minneapolis-St. Paul would
become major league cities along
with a Texas team.
“The Continental League unan-
imously accepts the proposal out-
lined by Mr. Perini,” said Rick-
ey. “Four of the clubs will be
taken by the American League
and the National League. Another
four clubs can be taken subse-
quently, within a reasonable
amount of time, which has not
In the eventuality of adding an
additional four teams, major lea-
gue baseball probably would be
broken down into three eight-
Taylor in the first game, followed
by Granger CYC playing Wal-
burg in the second. The first
game starts at 7:30.
Tuesday night Walburg got only
3 hits off the losing pitcher, Her-
zer, who struck out 8 men. O.
Buchhorn slammed a single and
a double for 2 of the hits, and
W. Domel hit a single for the
Walburg scored once in the
first, 3 runs in the third, 2 in the
fifth, and 1 in the sixth.
Taylor Independents threatened
only once, in the fourth when
they loaded the bases with only
1 out, but Oliver got the next
man on a strike out and the
third out on a fly out.
Get Taste of
RENSSALAER, Ind. UP) — The
College All-Stars got their first
taste of professional football com-
petition Tuesday. And it turned
out to be a bitter 30-14 loss to
the Chicago Bears in an exhibi-
Four touchdown passes—two of
which went for more than 50
yards—overpowered the All-Stars
who meet the professional cham-
pion Baltimore Colts in Chicago’s
Soldier Field a week from Fri-
Led by quarterbacks Ed Brown
and Zeke Bratkowski, the Bears
scored the first three times they
had the ball and held a 30-0 lead
after three quarters.
The Stars clicked’ for a pair of
touchdowns in the final period.
Quarterback Don Meredith of
Southern Methodist threw a 59-
yard touchdown pass to Hugh Mc-
Innis of Mississippi Southern and
later connected with a 10-yard
scoring pass to Monte Sckles of
Open Babe Ruth
AUSTIN UP) —El Paso plays
Rockdale, the 1959 state runner-
up, in the first game of the Babe
Ruth League State Baseball Tour-
nament here tonight 8 p.m.
Defending titlist Alamo Heights
of San Antonio was eliminated in
district competition this year.
Thursday Texarkana plays
Plainview at 10 a.mv and Gra-
ham plays El Campo at 3:30 p.m.
The winner of the El Paso-Rock-
dale game plays Southside of San
Antonio at 6 p.m. Thursday and
Groves of Beaumont meets the
Austin All-Star club at 8:30 p.m.
The championship final game is
set for 8 p.m. Saturday.
Traded by Houston
HOUSTON UP) — Quarterback
Bobby Clatterbuck of the Houston
Oilers was recalled Tuesday and
then traded to the Los Angeles
Chargers for George Belotti, 225-
pound center and tackle.
It was the first trade for the
new American Football League
Clatterbuck, former New York
Giant, had been placed on the
waiver list subject to a 24-hour
recall. Belotti has had pro expe-
rience with the Green Bay Pack-
ers and’ in Canada.
Mexican League Takes
Three of Five Games
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Mexican League teams took
three of the five tilts Tuesday
night as they renewed their Pan-
American Assn, competition with
Texas League squads.
Victoria and Amarillo were the
only Texas teams to triumph. The
Rosebuds beat Monterrey, IQ-3,
while south of the border the
Gold Sox trimmed the Mexico
City Reds 9-4.
The Mexico City Tigers bested
host Austin,. 8-6; the visiting
Puebla team beat San Antonio,
5-3; and Veracruz smothered the
Rio Grande Valley Giants at Har-
A sixth game, Tulsa at Poza
Rica, was postponed when the
Oilers failed to arrive in time. A
doubleheader has been slated
for Wednesday night.
The marathon of the evening
was the 13-inning battle at Harlin-
gen where Veracruz finally erupt-
ed with 4 runs to break a 4-4
The Victoria Rosebuds nicked
three Monterrey pitchers for 16
hits in winning their game. The
victory moved the Rosebud's
ahead of San Antonio into second
place in the Texas League stand-
Amarillo was tied up 4-4 with
the Mexico City Reds until Joe
Miller slammed a three-run hom-
er in the seventh inning. The
Gold Sox secured the victory with
another run in the ninth.
The Mexico City Tigers, current-
ly leading the Mexican League,
trailed 3-0 in the Austin game un-
til the sixth inning when they ex-
ploded for four runs.
It was a pitchers’ duel during
six scoreless innings at San An-
tonio until the batters found their
mark to run the score to 3-3 at
the end of the eighth. Puebla
took the game with a ninth inn-
ing two-run rally.
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