The Kermit Daily Sun (Kermit, Tex.), Vol. 2, No. 152, Ed. 1 Friday, May 21, 1965 Page: 3 of 8
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But Blasinnume Is Standout
By The Associated Press
Won Lost Pet. Behind
i Lost Pet.
2, Chicago 0
H New York 6, Boston 3
" Detroit 9, Washington 8, 10 innings
Cleveland 5, Baltimore 2
Only games scheduled.
Boston (Wilson 3-2) at Cleveland CTerry
Baltimore (Pappas 4-0) at Detroit
(Wickersham 1-2), night
Washington (McCormick 1-2) at New
York (Bouton 3-3), night
Kansas City (Segui 2-4) at Minnesota
(Pascual 4-0), night
Chicago (Buzhardt 4-0 or John 3-0) at
Los Angeles (Newman 4-1), night
Milwaukee 7, New York 1
St. Louis 12, Philadelphia 2
Cincinnati 11, Pittsburgh 3
Only games scheduled.
Los Angeles (Drysdale 6-2) at Chicago
Philadelphia (Mahaffey 2-1) at Cincin-
nati (Tsitouris 3-3), night
Pittsburgh (Veale 2-2) at Milwaukee
(Lemaster 2-3), night
New York (Fisher 3-3) at St. Louis
(Washburn 3-1), night
San Francisco (Bolin 1-3 or Herbel 2-3)
at Houston (Nottebart 0-3), night
Milwaukee Fans Turn Out
To See Spahn on Mound
By MIKE RATHET ning — as the Milwaukee 3 thumping of Pittsburgh and
Associated Press Sports Writer Braves ruined Spahn's return Willie Mays hit homer No. 15 in
Some 19,000 Warren Spahn home, 7-1. San Francisco's 2-0 victory over
fans went to Milwaukee's Coun- For the first time since open- the Chicago Cubs,
ty Stadium to see a great left* ing day, the upper stands at The Los Angeles Dodgers and
hander. And they did. County Stadium were open to Houston were not scheduled.
His name, however, was accommodate the large crowd In the American League, De-
Wade Blasingame. that turned out to cheer Spahn, troit outlasted Washington 9*8 in
Blasingame was everything who was unceremoniously sold
Spahn used to be as he kept the
New York Mets off balance with
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS- cago, 36; Mays, San Francisco,
American League 30.
Batting (60 at bats) — Hor- Hits — Mays, San Francisco,
ton, Detroit, .378} Davalillo, 51^ J. Alou, San ^Francisco, 50.
his breaking pitches Thursday
night and allowed only one hit
— Ron Swoboda's ground single
with two out in the seventh in-
Astro ManagerBenched Mie
For ’Jostling’ Umpire Shakes
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) —
Mason Rudolph and Bob McCal*
HOUSTON (AP) — "I didn't
lq^kv I had bumped him. If I
diSy it was unintentional."
This was the comment of
Houston Astro Manager Luman
H^H^is when he was informed
Thursday he had been sus-
pended for two days by National
League President Warren Giles
for "jostling" umpire John Ki-
J^he suspension resulted from
argument between Harris
and Kibler in the 13th inning of
Wednesday's night's game with
the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Astro second baseman Joe
Watches • Jewelry
110 East Austin St.
Morgan slid into home plate the Astros had Thursday off, it
with what would have been the involves only one playing date,
winning run but Kibler said Coaches Jim Busy and Howie
Dodger catcher Jeff Torborg Pollet will debut as co-manag-
put the tag on him in time. ers Friday night when the As-
Torborg spun after Morgan tros open a four-game series
passed him and attempted a with the San Francisco Giants
t“prete?8;/fgSl? pTJ % *%&&££&. pitchers Usterth^irst-.^^ leaders in
Harris was ejected and the will be in command again Sat- but alad who haf baea a pro
Dodgers went on to win in the urday. ™
14th, 4-2, on Ron Fairly's two- Harris said it was the first shS^ paml ic SLrn
run homer. time he had been suspended. nSTnn
Giles said in a wire to the As- "I don't know exactly what I Blancas and he is the odds-on
tros that Kibler's report said can and can't do," he said. "I
Harris jostled him both before am going to watch the game the Year after just our our
and after the ejection. from somewhere." mants*
"Ninty-nine times out of a He said the wire stated there
hundred," said Harris, "when a was no fine since he was a first
catcher wheels around for a offender and used no profanity. ?£d<?lph_*£d
second tag, he has missed the Astros general manager Paul
man on his first try. I saw Richards complained bitterly ™and- R“ddlp
where Torborg claimed he just about the suspension. bo* ®hQ°* othl
hadn't heard the call and was While he was complaining ™dr®d5L» . ®laaca®
making sure. He was just trying Thursday he took some verbal trs 5d ^ JJj®*
to protect himself with the um- digs at some other baseball offl- Ia bi® d®bu^a® a pr°» ®1^as
Dirg i> clais. picked up $2,425 for a seventh-
Since the duration of the sus- Contacted by the Houston 5}ace„^is]Lll}|?J,e
pension is two days and since Post in Austin where he was Je
watching his Amarillo farm Texas Open and won $875. Last
hands play, Richards said!
10 innings, Cleveland defeated Cleveland .353. Doubles—Williams, Chicago,
to the Mets last season after 20 Baltimore 5-2 and the New York Runs — Green, Boston, and 13} Kranepool, New York, and
years with the Braves. Yankees downed Boston 6-3. The McAuliffe, Detroit, 28. ’ Mays, San Francisco, 11.
But the 44-year-old Spahn other clubs were idle. Rung batted in — Kaline, De- Triples — Callison, Philadel-
showed his age while the 21- Spahn, now 3-4, had allowed troit, 26} Howard, Washington, phia, 4} Johnson and Pinson,
year-old Blasingame showed his only two hits when Rico Carty 25. * ’ ’ Cincinnati} Morgan, Houston}
stuff. triggered the seven-run fifth nits_ Aparicio, Baltimore} Hart, San Francisco, and Javi-
Some of the stuff was taught with a double. Gene Oliver's cater, Chicago} McAuliffe, De- er, St. Louis, 3.
by Spahn, who tutored the double scored Carty before sin- troit ” and Cardenal, Los Ange- Home runs—Mays, San Fran-
young southpaw when he was gles by Frank Bolling and San- ies> 3gt ’ cisco, 15} Torre, Milwaukee,
called up from Denver in mid- dy Alomar and a walk produced Doubles _Oliva, Minnesota, and Swoboda, New York, 9.
June last season. Blasingame another run and left the bases versalles, Minnesota, and Stolen bases — Wills, Los An-
applied the lessons quickly and filled. Tresh, New York, 10. ’ geles, 21; Brock, St. Louis, 17.
posted a 9-5 record. Mathews proceeded to clear Triples_Blasingame, Wash- Pitching — Gibson, St. Louis,
However, he had only a 2-4 them with the seventh grand ington, 6; Aparicio, Baltimore; 8-0, 1.000; Ellis, Cincinnati, and
record going into Thursday slam of his career and his Fregosi, Los Angeles, and Ver- Giusti, Houston, 6-1, .857.
night's game but took that op- eighth homer of the season, salles, Minnesota, 5. Strikeouts — Koufax, Los An-
portunity to put his best pitches The Cardinals made it easy Home runs_Horton, Detroit, geles, 74; Gibson, St. Louis, 69.
forward while Spahn was for Gibson, shelling five Phillie 9. Blefary, Baltimore; Conigli-
drubbed in a seven-run fifth-in- pitchers for 13 hits, including ar0> Boston; Kaline, Detroit,
ning uprising that included a homers by Curt Flood and Phil an(j Gentile, Kansas City, 8.
grand-slam homer by Eddie Gagliano. Flood drove in four stolen bases — Campaneris,
Mathews, his teammate of 13 runs with a two-run homer and Kansas City, 9; Aparicio, Balti*
years. a double as St. Louis chased more, and Cardenal, Los Ange*
Spahn was out of the game Chris Short and pushed across ies> 7.
when Swoboda collected the seven runs in the first two in- Pitching — Terry, Cleveland;
Mets' only hit on a grounder nings. Aguirre, Detroit, and Newman,
back through the middle that Gibson went into the ninth Los Angeles, 4-1, .800.
Blasingame said he should have with a four-hit shutout but lost it strikeouts —McDowell, Cleve-
been able to get. when Tony Gonzalez hit a hom- lan(j 60. Lolich, Detroit, 43.
Meanwhile, unbeaten Bob er following a walk to John _
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Jim
Rittwage, a 20-year-old pitching
prospect on the Cleveland In-
dians’ roster, is faced with a
peculiar problem. It’s his brother,
Gibson won his eighth game as Briggs.
the St. Louis Cardinals whipped Coleman took over the batting
Philadelphia for their seventh lead from Mays by stroking four
victory in eight games, Gordy singles in five trips. Vada
Coleman lifted his average to a Pinson slugged a homer and two
National League-leading .416 singles, drove in three runs,
with four hits in Cincinnati's 11- scored three and stole a base.
American League Roundup
Batting (60 at bats) —Cole-
man, Cincinnati, .416; Mays,
San Francisco, .395.
Runs — Mays, San Francisco,
34; Rose, Cincinnati, 33.
Rims batted in — Banks, Chi-
“Dale wants me to send him
Rocky Colavito’s autograph,”
says Rittwage, who hails from
Cleveland. “I’m kind of embar-
rassed to ask him.
“Maybe I’ll wait until we get
back to Cleveland and invite
Rocky to go home with me some
night and let my brother get it
7:30 Gomer Pyle
10:10 Texas Today
10:20 W eather
10:30 Weird Theatre
7:00 .Mr. Mayor
9:00 Quick Draw
9:30 Mighty Mouse
11:00 Sky King
at New York
3:30 Basin RFD
"6:30 Jackie Gleason
7:30 Gilligans Island
8:00, Secret Agent
10:10 Texas Today
KVKM-TV Channel 9
7:00 Farmer’s Daughter
7:30 Addams Family
8:00 Valentine’s Day
8:30 F. D. R.
9:00 Twelve O’clock High
12:00 San Francisco
Giants at Houston Astros
6:30 The King Family
7:30 Lawrence Welk
9:30 Ch. 9 Theatre
5:00 Rocky & Friends
6:10 Stock Market
6:15 West Texas Report
7:30 Chrysler Presents
8:30 Jack Benny Show
9:00 jack Paar
10:15 West Texas Today
10:30 Tonight Show
8:00 Top Cat
9:30 Fireball XL-5
11:00 Wild Bill ‘
11:30 Death Valiev
3:00 Fractured Flickers
4:00 Sea Hunt
7:30 Mr. Magoo
10:15 Scoreboard |
10:30 Shock Theatre
By HAL BOCK
week at New Orleans, he was
"Here’s a euv who calls a amonS leaders all the way
runner out bffore he leaves in,a tie for seventh
third base. It was a murderous for $3,200 in prize money,
decision. We’d have been behind ?as been no man in the
Luman if he had been sus. history of the professional game
pended for a year. A manager wh!?.?as st*r~d so farsV, D
who watches a baU game be Ofliers at 66 were Julius Boros Associated Press Sports Writer
taken away from him like that “*<*»*• Archer. Cleveland Manager Bird e
isn't worth anything Jack Nicklaus bl©w a chance Tebbetts, whose strong suit with
"As for Mr. Giles’and the urn- to Ue for the lead when he three, the Indians this season was sup.
pires, I don’t know if they know ?“««> «» 18th Jrea“ ald «“• P°sad be hllUnS.
Houston and the Slew York) !fh6d a 67 • °‘bers *tl° ly. '°“nd s0™ PitcllinS *° 80
Mets are in the league or not. Mred 67s were Dave Marr, Kei witt his punch.
"I’vp talked to Georee Weiss NaSle and Jack McGowan. Tebbetts’ staff has permitted troit shaded Washington 9-8 in
(Mets* general manager) and it In aU, 35 players broke par just five runs in the last four 10 innings,
seems like we haven’t been ac Thursday and 10 others equaled games, the latest a 5-2 victory
it. over Baltimore Thursday night
Cleveland Finds Pitching
from Pedro Ramos.
second inning against Baltimore waukee whacked New York 7-1,
starter Dave McNally. Ater St. Louis blasted Philadelphia
that, Siebert took over. 12-2, Cincinnati rocked Pitts-
Elsewhere in the American burgh 11-3 and San Francisco
League, Mel Stottlemyre cele- blanked Chicago 2-0.
brated the birth of his second Ralph Terry, scheduled to . , _ . _ , .
son by beating the Boston Red open the series against Boston Rfd Sox starter
Sox 6-3 or New York and De- tonight, is Cleveland’s leading Monbou^ette’
Joe Pepitone and Tom Tresh
tagged two-run homers with
Pepitone’s shot in the third in-
ning climaxing a four-run burst
In the National League, Mil-
The Kermit Daily Sun, Kermit, Texas
Friday, May 21,1965
that completed a three-game
sweep of the Orioles.
Sonny Siebert, whose 4-2
record and 2.43 earned-run av-
erage is second best on the In-
dian staff, stifled the Orioles on
six hits going into the ninth.
When Baltimore threatened,
Gary Bell came on to strike out
rookie flash Curt Bleary with
two on, ending it.
Fred Whitfield’s two-run hom-
er capped a four-run Cleveland
Berra on Waiver List;
Girl Sends Check for $1
Kathy in 3rd
NEW YORK (AP) — Since
nobody seems to want Yogi Ber-
ra, a 17-year-old New York
school girl offered to buy him
Maxine Siegel sent her order,
check enclosed, to the New
York Mets. Now she’s waiting
for her package.
"I don’t know what in the
world Fll do with him," Maxine
said. "Maybe Pll take him to
school and show him to all my
DALLAS, Tex. (AP)
ey Wright has a different slant
on this business of being tensed
up when you start out in a golf
tournament in your home town.
"It was best that I felt that
pitcher with a 4-1 mark and a
2.42 ERA. Bell with a 1-1 record
and 2.57 ERA for 12 relief roles,
is the top man in the bullpen.
The Indians’ off-season trad-
ing activity was aimed at get-
ting some hitting to supplement
Leon Wagner. They acquired
Rocky Colavito and Chuck Hin-
ton and seemed set in the power
department. Terry, however,
was the only new pitcher on the
Sophomore Luis Tiant started
Cleveland’s latest surge with a
7-3 victory over Washington
Sunday. Jack Kralick and Don
McMahon blanked Baltimore 1-
0 on Tuesday and Sam McDow-
ell shut out the Orioles 2-0 on
Stottlemyre got the news of
his son’s birth early Thursday
and then went out and beat the
Mick- Red Sox with ninth-inning help
JU6-3050 after 5
realized I was too
edge and settled
check for the sum of $1. Sin- was a member of the Yankees,
cerely, Maxine Siegel." When he moved to the Mets, I
The Mets’ management ad- became an ardent Met fan. My ^ay and a boSey on the
mitted that the letter put them sister, Joyce, and I go to every Hrst hole, said women golf s
in an embarrassing position. night game. greatest winner as she led the
"You see," a spokesman ex- "Whe I saw he was on waiv* Hrst round of the $14,000 Dallas
plained, "Yogi actually was put ers for a dollar, I told my father CivitanJDpen.
up for sale on the waiver list for I thought it was terrible and I’d
$1, but it was just a formality, like to buy him. Father said
"We hired Yogi as a coach why not. My mother wrote the
and then decided to use him as check."
a player. Before the May 11 cut- Maxine, a willowy brunette,
down, Yogi decided he wanted said she came to love the 40*
to stick strictly to coaching. year-old catcher-coach when he
was a star with the Yankees.
“To get him off the player “He always seemed so good-
roster we had to put him on natured," she added. “He was W0U2d bave I08* abou* S°ne 20
waivers for $1. Of course, no always talking to the other play-
club would grab him—it’s an ers. He’d make a cute toy." "Iiss Wright entered the sec-
_______ ___r , agreement—and he wouldn’t Berra, advised of Maxine's ond round today with a one-
weeks ago that Yogi Berra was report anyhow. We didn't expect bid Just before he took the field stroke lead over Carol Mann,
on waivers for one dollar. Since anything like this." at Milwaukee Thursday night, wh° sbotf69*... .
I have been a Yogi Berra fan "This is no joke," said Max- commented dourly: Tied for third were Pat*y
for many years now and it ine, a freshman at City College “That’s awfully nice, but she 3erS and Kathy Whitworth, the
doesn't seem like anyone really of New York, majoring In blolo- must have me mixed up with y®ar 8 leading money-winner
wants him I thought I would buy gy. that television character, Yogi $5,764. Each had a 70.
him. Enclosed you will find my "I always loved Yogi when he Bear." Defending champion Betsy
__ ■— Rawls was next with a 71.
The Mets’ front office was
thrown into a tizzy by the fol-
lowing hand-written letter:
“To Whom It May Concern:
‘I read In the paper a few
She did, and played four-un-
der-par after that bogey and
came In with a three-under-par
"You know," she said "if I
had birdied that first hole I
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