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Hoad Ready to Sign
As Pro Tomorrow

By WILL GRIMBLEY
Aaaoelatcd Praia Sport* Writer
NEW YORK. July Lew
Hoad, the Wimbledon tennis
champion from Australia, def
initely will sign a record $125,-
000 two-year professional con
tract with Promoter Jack Kra
mer Monday, it was learned
today
He will make his pro debut
in Kramer’s Tournament of
Champions starting next Sat
urday at Forest Hills.
Although not officially con
firmed, the news that Hoad
(dans to turn pro came from
$ source that has helped in the
negotiations. Kramer and the
Aussie Davis Cup ace are
known to have reached virtual
agreement on terms.
Hoad will play in two profes
sional tournaments, the one at
Forest Hills and another at
Los Angeles beginning July 29.
and then will join Kramer’s
troupe on a tour of Europe,
South Africa and Australia.
He won’t get a crack at
Pancho Gonzales, the world
pro champion, until next Jan
uary—except possibly In tour
nament play. Gonzales, in
volved in a contract dispute
with Kramer, won’t make the
European tour.
One of the stipulations of
Hoad’s contract will be that
he have a “conditioning period”
with the lesser pro lights be
fore taking on the powerful
Gonzales in the customary
series.
Kramer, who arrived here
Friday from Brazil, said he has
not talked with Hoad.
“I made Lew a SIOO,OOO offer
which still stands,’ 'he said.
‘‘Only I have raised it to $125.-
000 because of his impressive
victory at Wimbledon. It’s
$50,000 more than has ever
WIN, LOSE OR
DRAW By FRANCIS STANN
0/ This and That
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER FORD FRICK has pol
ished a plea to clubowners to modify the draft in hope of
reducing criticism on Capitol Hill. The magnates will hear
it when they gather for the All-Star Game in St. Louis.
. . . Max Von McDaniel, sensational Cardinal pitching
rookie, is a cousin of Darrel Royal, former Oklahoma
quarterback and now coach at the University of Texas....
Kippe Brietbardt, who was away from the camp, was
burned up when his tiger, Hurricane Jackson, took off and
ran for three and a half hours in blistering heat. “Jes’
wanted to see how long I could run,” Jackson explained
blithely. Hurricane cannot read, write or punch, but ob
viously he can run.
Dr. Floyd Eastwood, associate dean of student activities
at Los Angeles State College and chairman of the fatalities
committee of the American FootfejUJ Coaches Association,
won some new friends from amort? the fraternity during
the week. Dr. Eastwood strongly urged spring practice as a
means of decreasing injuries. . . . Recommended: Time’s
story on Birdie Tebbetts in the current issue.... When the
State Department suggested hot dogs on the menu when
the Prime Minister of Japan was a guest at Yankee
Stadium for luncheon and a ball game, did the striped
pants set realize that the stadium’s frankfurters generally
are rated the most rubbery in the American League?
** * *
BILLY MARTIN, STILL burned up at General Manager
George Weiss of the Yankees for trading him to Kansas
City, now is quoted as jeering: "Sure I was a bad influence
on the Yankees. I hung out with Mickey Mantle and he
wins the triple crown. I hung out with Don Larsen and he
• pitches the perfect game. I hung out with Whitey Ford
and he’s the club’s biggest winner.”
The final retroactive presentation of the TRA Triple ,
Crown award will be made to Mrs. Gene Markey in Decem
ber, honoring Citation’s performance in 1948, but just to
be safe Spencer Drayton ordered a ninth trophy from the
Cartier silversmiths. If Gallant Man were a luckier colt he
would have won it for Owner Ralph Lowe this year. . . .
After finally overcoming the ballplayers’ aversion toward
plastic batting helmets, Branch Rickey’s American Base
ball Cap Co. is reported doing a booming business. Two of
the stockholders are Ralph Kiner and George Sisler.
Casey Stengel is sending letters asking for contribu
tions to the Grantland Rice Research Fund, which will
explore new areas of medical research on asthma. Some
mighty big names in sports and other fields are serving
with Stengel on the committee.... Sal Maglie, who admits
that he owes a lot to Adolfo Luque, who died a few days
ago, recalls that when Luque was managing in Cuba and
Mexico he carried a pistol in the shirt of his uniform until
authorities Anally made him check it in the clubhouse.
“But when Adolfo had his gun he wasn’t afraid to use it,”
Maglie is quoted. “Not to hurt anybody, but to scare them
to death. He'd shoot at a guy’s feet, although there was
one time in Mexico I’m not sure he was aiming for the feet.”
** * *
WHEN BILL VEECK, running the old St. Louis Browns,
fired Rogers Hornsby because he was too stern a manager,
a beautiful feud was born. Now, after five years, it seems
to be ended because the Raj recently presided over a kids’
clinic for one of Veeck’s brewery accounts. . . . John Cox,
Annapolis’ demon publicist, has just discovered that Navy’s
traditional blue and gold isn’t quite. The Navy blue is 98
per cent primary blue, 4 per cent black. The gold Is 45 per
cent yellow, 55 orange. Well, gee whiz!
Ben Hogan isn’t winning as many golf titles as when
he was younger, but in the book department the Texas
Bantam is doing all right. It is said that his royalties for
“Power Golf" are $63,000 to date and now his “Modern
Fundamentals of Oolf,” which appeared in Sports Illus
trated as a series of live articles, is being published by A. 8.
Barnes St Co. 8o confident is Barnes that it will sell
that 200,000 copies are scheduled to be off the presses in
August, marking the largest first printing in the history
of sports books. Hogan's basic theory is that good golf can
come only if the player masters a repeating swing.
** * *
BILLY TALBERT 18 RUNNING a tennis program for
Motorola, the outfit which Bob Feller represents, and some
60,000 kids will be involved. Talbert confides that if it pro
duces one Davis Cupper he will be satisfied. ... Who says
ballplayers can’t make deals on their own after they’re
traded? When Milwaukee Pitcher Ray Crone came to the
Giants in part payment for Second Baseman Red Schoen
dlenst it didn’t take him lontf to do business. Just took over
the lease on Bchoendienst's house in Hastings is all.
When Ralph Lowe, Texas rich man, bought nine year
lings from the Aga Khan in 1955 for about $250,000, with
Humhprey Finney of Faslg-Tlpton going to Ireland to
make the transaction, both Lowe and Finney were higher
on at least two horses than on another, who turned out to
be Gallant Man. “The day Bwaps was upsetting Nashua to
the Kentucky Derby,” Finney says, “I was waiting at tlse
Aga Khan's Bheshoon stud at the Curragh for the vet
erinarian to check the horses. Gallant Man was rated abo<st
third best of the lot.” % y
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LEW HOAD
Ready to Turn Fro
. been offered in a pro contract
1 before.
“I hope to talk to Lew when
he arrives.”
Hoad who swept past Ashley
Cooper, a fellow countryman,
in the Wimbledon finals, 6—2,
6—l, 6—2, is scheduled to ar
rive by air Monday from Eng
! land
Hoad has denied Immediate
pro plans, saying he would ful
- All his year's commitment with
: the Lawn Tennis Association of
Australia.
However, it was learned he
l decided to make the pro jump
now, while the offer was still
dangling. Recurrence of a back
, injury, which forced him out
. of competition for two months
at the beginning of the year,
might jeopardize his career.
Kramer and Hoad will go in
to a huddle shortly after his
arrival and the announcement
1 of the newest addition to Kra
i
See HOAD, Page C-2
Resorts—Business
TWELVE PAGES
Yanks Tee Off on Senators, 10-6;
Cards Slug Reds, 13-3, Lead byV/2
Schmidt Halts
Cincinnati as
Dickson Fails
ST. LOUIB, July 8 Us).
Willard Schmidt pitched 7%
scoreless relief Innings and
Ken Boyer and Stan Musial
homered as the first-place
Cardinals hammered Cincin
nati, 13-3, today, to boost their
lead over the Reds to IV 2 games.
Boyer knocked in four runs
with a three-run homer in the
first Inning and a sacrifice fly.
Musial and Joe Cunningham
shared six runs batted in for
the winners.
Schmidt gave the rugged
Redlegs only eight hits in his
long stint and struck out seven.
Both starters took early
showers.
Johnny Klippstein pitched
two-thirds of an inning and
was clobbered for four runs on
four hits, the big blow being
Boyer's blast.
Bailey Hits Homer
Murry Dickson, 40, troubled
recently by a sore arm, saw
his 4-0 lead sliced to 4-3
, in the second inning on singles
by George Crowe and Don
Hoak and Ed Bailey’s thunder
ous three-run homer into the
centerfield stands 422 feet
away.
Roy McMillan walked and
Dickson seemed out of the
inning after he got Wally Post
—demoted to eighth in the
batting order after fanning
four times last night—to smack
into a line drive double-play.
But after Pitcher Art Fow
ler walked, Dickson was der
ricked for Schmidt, who got
the side out.
Don Blastngame’s lead-off j
single and singles by Musial
and Cunningham preceded
Boyer’s home run.
Fowler retired 10 men In \
order before the fifth inning in;
which the Cards spurted for
four runs on three hits.
Kasko Starts It Off
Ed Kasko started it off with
a single. Schmidt bunted and
on Fowler’s late throw to sec
ond. Kasko was also safe.
After a strikeout, A1 Dark
singled to load the bases and
Musial walked to force in a
run.
Joe Nuxhall relieved and
Cunningham smacked a two
run single. After Ennis walked
Buster Freeman relieved Nux
hall and got the side out.
In the sixth, Nuxhall was
chased from the dugout by Um- j
pire Bill Baker for complaining
about ball and strike calls the
previous inning.
Cincinnati’s Frank Robinson,'
an outfielder starter for the
National League in the All-
Star Game, fanned three times,
going hitless in five trips to the
plate.
Cincinnati A H O.A. SI. Leuli A.H.O.A.
T'mple.Sb 4 2 2 0 B aP.me.2b 4 10 0
Gross.p 0010 Dark.ss 4221
Rob'eon.ll 5 0 4 0 28'fleld.ss 10 0 0
Bell.ct 5 12 0 Musial,lb 3 2 7 0
Crowe.lb 5 3 0 0 BSith.rf 10 0 0
Moak.3b 4 112 C’m.rl-lb 5 2 4 0
alley.c 42 5 0 Enbls.lf 312 0
McM'n.ss 4 0 1 2 4Miksis.lf 1110
Poat.rf 4 0 2 0 Boyer.cl 3 2 2 0
Kl’steln.p 0 0 0 0 H.Smitb.e 5 0 » 0
Fowler.p 110 0 Kasko.3b 4 2 0 0
Nuxtiall.n 0 0 0 0 Dickson.c 0 0 0 0
Fr’man.p 0 0 0 0 Bchmrt,p 3 10 2
1 Lynch 1 0 0 o
Baneh’a.p 0 0 0 1
Osteen.p 0 0 0 0
SHleh,2b 110 0
Total! 38 11 24 5 Total! 37 14 27 3
1 Lined out for Fteeman In flth.
2 Forced Blaalntame lor Dark In 7th.
3 Stnaled tor Osteen In Bth.
4 Slnaled tor Ennis In Bth.
Cincinnati 030 000 000— 3
St. Louis 400 040 50*—13
Runs—Crowe. Hoak. Bailey. Blasln
lame, Dark (2). Musial (3). Cunnlna
ham, Ennis. Boyer (21, Kasko (21.
Schmidt. Errors —Dark. B. O Smith.
Runs batted in Cunningham (3),
Boyer (4i, Musial (31. Schmidt. Bailey
(3). (Ennis Scored on passed ball in
7th), (Boyer scored on wild pitch In
7th). Two-base hit —Dark. Home runs
—Boyer. Bailey. Musial. Stolen base—
Crowe. Sacrifice—Schmidt. Sacrifice
fly—Boyer. Double play—Dark to Mu
sial. Lett on bases—-Cincinnati. 13:
St. Louis, 0. Bases on balls—Off
Fowler, 1: off Nuxhall, 1; off Sanches
1: off Osteen. 1: off Dickson, 2: off
Bchmtdt, 3. Struck out—By Klipp
stein, 1: by Fowler. 3: by Banches. l!
by Dtekson. 2: by Schmidt. 7. Hits—
Off Klippstein. 4 In % Inning: off
Fowler, 2 in 3*4 Innings: off Nuxhall.
1 In n Inning (faced 2 batters In sth);
off. Freeman, 0 In Inning: off San
ches, a In IV* Innings: off Osteen. 2
In V| Inning: off Gross. 2 in 1 Inning:
off Dickson, 3 tn 1% Innings: off
Schmidt. 8 In 7Vi Innings. Runs and
earned runs—Off Kltpnsteln, 4-4: off
Fowler. 4-4: off Nuxhall, 0-0: off Free
man. 0-0: off Sanches, 4-4; off Dick
son. 3-3: off Schmidt. 0-0 off Osteen.
1-1: off Gross. 0-0. Wild pitch—Os
teen Passed ball—H, Smith. Bailey
Winnlne pitcher—Schmidt (7-1). Los
ing pitcher—Klippstein (3-8). Umpires
—Baker. Dasroli. decorv. Landes. Time
—3:00. Attendance—l7.37o.
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QUEEN PRESENTS WIMBLEDON TROPHY—A
smiling Queen Elizabeth presents the champion
ship trophy —a large gold plate —to Althea Gibson
of New York after Miss Gibson won the women’s
singles at the Wimbledon tennis tournament in
Braves Beaten
By Cubs, 3-2,
Before 43,053
MILWAUKEE. July 6 (JP). —
The Cubs beat the Braves, 3-2,
tonight in a game marked by '
sharp pitching despite the fail
ure of both starters to go the ;
distance before a crowd of 43,- f 1
053, the largest of the season
in County Stadium.
, The victory, his eighth’
against seven defeats, went to
Dick Drott, rookie righthander,
who left in the seventh after
E Andy Pafko, in a pinch-hitting
i assignment, belted his first
home run of the season,
i Drott. who struck out 15
{Braves in an earlier game, al
’ lowed six of the Braves’ eight
1 hits. Reliefers Dick Littlefield
and Turk Lown combined to
; save the victory for Drott, who
1 struck out only four tonight.
The defeat was charged to
, veteran Warren Spahn. who
, allowed all the Cubs runs and
i six of their seven hits. Spahn’s
| record is now 8-7. He left when |
' Pafko took his batting turn
I and homered. Don McMahon i
| worked the last two innings for i:
i the Braves.
' Chlcaso. A.H.O.A. Mllw'aer A.H.O.A
Mra'n-b 316 1 Bruton,cf 314 0
K dall.Sb 4 0 11 4Rlc« 10 0 0
Walls.ll 4 110 Sc n'st.ffb 4 13 2
Moryn.rf 3 0 10 Math’t.3b 4 2 1 3
; Banks,ss 4 12 3 Aaron.rf 6 3 3 0
1 Bolxer.cf 4 16 0 Cov'ton.lf 3 0 10
Nesman.c 4 1 6 0 2Mantllla 1 0 0 0
Long,lb 4 2 5 1 McM'on.p 0 0 0 0
Drott.p 20 0 1 SSawatskl 10 0 0
LinisUp 10 0 1 Torre, lb 3 10 0
, Lown.n 00 0 0 3De Me'it 00 0 0
• Cole, lb 0 0 0 0
1 Logan.ss 3 0 0 5
Crandall.e 3 0 6 2
toann.p loot
Total* 33 727 8 Totals 34 827 13
’ A S*ii*r«d for SDabn in 7th.
i 7 Forced runner for Covlnaton In
, 3 Ren for Torre In Bth
J tor Bruton In Oth
, 5 Filed out for McMahon In Oth.
’ S?. 1 !** 0 . 020 000 100—3
: Milwaukee 000 010 100—2
I r. Banks. Neeman.
. Crandall. Pafko. Errors Moraan.
1 Aaron. Runs batted In—Bank*. Ner
; man, Morxan. Mathews. Pafko. Two
’ £»»« hit —Banks. Home run—Pafko.
I Sacrlflce—Lofsn Sacrifice fly—Mor
> fan. Double play—Lon* to Banks to
; Left on bases—Chicago, 8:
' Milwaukee. 12. Bases on bells—Off
; Drott. 4: off Littlefield, l: off Bpehn,
' i out—By Drott 4: by Uttle
i Sff! - - itby Bpnhn. 3: by McMuhon. 2.
; Hits—Off Drott. 6 In 884 Innings: off
j Littlefield, I In lVi lnnlns: off Lown.
I O In H Inning: off Spahn. 6 In 7 I
■ Innings: off McMahon. 1 In 2 Innings. !
• Runs and earned runs—Off Drott. 2-2, !
■ off Littlefield, n-0: off Lown. u-o: off I
■ Spahn. 3-3: off McMahon, 0-0. Hit by |
Ditcher—By Drott (Bruton). Winning !
- pitcher—Drott (8-7). Losing pitcher:
* —Spahn (8-7). Umpires—Delmore.
II Smith. Conlsn. Donatelll. Time—2:3P
Attendance—43.os3.
WASHINGTON, D. C., JULY 7, 1957
MALLOY AND PATTY SURPRISE
Althea Scores Double,
Misses Mixed Crown
WIMBLEDON, England, July,
6 (A*).—Althea Gibson, a colored
girl from Harlem’s teeming
sidewalks, today won the Wim
bledon women’s singles tennis
championship and fought back
the tears as she received con
gratulations from England’s
smiling queen.
The tall, 29-year-old New
York girl overwhelmed Darlene
Hard, blond waitress from
Montebello, Calif., 6-3, 6-2, on
the famed Center Court, which
was steaming in 100-degree
heat.
Later Miss Gibson teamed
with Miss Hard to add the
women's doubles championship
with a 6-1, 6-2 triumph over
Mary Hawton and Mrs. Thelma
Long of Australia. But her bid
for a rare tennis triple was
thwarted when she and Neale
Fraser of Australia were beaten
6-4, 7-5 by Miss Hard and Aus
tralia’s Mervyn Rose in mixed
doubles, final event on the long
day's program.
Making It a surprising day of
glory for Uncle Sam, a pair of
grand old American veterans—
Gardnar Mulloy, 42, of Denver,
and Budge Patty, 33, of Los
Angeles, and Paris—upset Aus
tralia’s prized men’s doubles
team of Lew Hoad and Fraser,
B—lo, 6—4, 6—4, 6—4.
It was the tournament's only
major championship reversal.
The Australians, teamed as fu
ture Davis Cup defenders, were
Swoon's Son, 130 Up,
Sets Arlington Record
CHICAGO. July 6 (JP).— ;
Swoon's Son, sensational 4-
year-old owned by E. Gay
Drake of Lexington, Ky., dashed
to the front at the eighth pole j
and went on to a three-length
victory over Calumet Farm’s
Fablus in the $54,750 Warren,
Wright Memorial Handicap at
' Arlington Park today. In do
; ing so. Swoon's Son apt a track
record of 1:21% for seven fur
longs.
The old mark of 1:22, first
set by Clang in 1935 and
matched by Van Crosby in
1 1953 and Impromptu In 1955,
went by the boards as Jockey
Dave Erb guided Swoon’s Son
ahead of Rothmore Farm’s
Munchausen at the top of the
stretch and pulled away from
Fablus. who began challenging
at the eighth pole.
Besomer Runs Third
Colin McLeod’s Besomer fin
ished third in a field of seven,
one and a half length* be
hind Fablus. with Munchausen
fourth, another half a length
| back.
Swoon's Son, repeating as
I the Wright winner, notched his
i; fourth triumph in five start*
this year and earned $31,700.
! This gave him a total of $630.-
630 in winning 21 out of 30
■ starts In his career, boosting
j him past Needles and into
ninth place on the all-time
, money-winning list.
Bwoon’s Son paid $4.40,
i $2.40 and $2.20 to his support
ers In a crowd of 25,042. Fablus,
, ridden by Bill Hartack, the
Nation’s leading Jockey who
1 earlier In the day had been
aboard three winners, returned
7
England yesterday. Miss Gibson defeated Darlene
Hard (left) of Montebello, Calif., 6—3, 6 — 2, and
later teamed with Miss Hard to win the doubles
title.—AP Wirephoto via radio from London.
seeded No. 1. The two Yank
warhorses were unseeded. Thus
the United States, whose tennis
has been on the decline, had a
role In every title except the
men s singles, won yesterday by
Hoad.
But it was strictly Althea’s
day at historic Wimbledon
which in all its 80 years has
never had a Negro singles
champion, man or woman.
Queen Elizabeth 11, a horse
; racing rather than a tennis fan,
came to Wimbledon for the
first time in her life to see the
match. The Queen presented
the trophy —a large golden
plate—to Miss Gibson and
shook hands with both the
champion and Miss Hard, the
runnerup.
“It was very hot in the
stands so I’m sure it must
have been terribly hot on the
court,” the Queen said. The
two players agreed.
So did 17,000 spectators,
sweltering in 3hirt sleeves and
sun-back dresses.
Althea received - the trophy
! with a champion’s dignity.
Then the star, who learned to
play tennis with crude pad
dles, clenched her jaws to keep
back the tears welling In her
eyes.
A year ago Miss Gibson came i
to Wimbledon on the wave of!
a spectacular worldwide wln
-1 See WIMBLEDON, Page C-2
$4.20 and $2.20. Besomer paid
$2.60 to show.
j The rest of the field, which
was reduced to seven by the
jscratching of Smokescreen, fin
ished in this order: BprlngHill
Farm’s I Appeal, Henry D.
; Maggio’s Tussle Patch and
Hasty House Farms’ Seo O
(Erin.
The Wright was the fifth
race in which Swoon's Son has
opposed Fabius, 1956 Preak
ness winner. In each of the
previous races, the Calumet
colt finished fourth without
coming close to heading
Swoon's Son to the wire.
High Praise From Rider
Swoon's Son broke on top at
the start today, but was run
ning third with five furlongs
to go behind I Appeal and
Munchausen. At the far turn,
Munchausen was ahead and
stayed there until the top of
the stretch.
At this point. Swoon’s son
was a half-length behind and
Fabius was coming up in third
place. At the eighth pole,
See ARLINGTON, Page C-6
I PROBABLE PITCHERS
„ AMBSICAN LBAOVE
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. man ffl-3i and Donotan (S,3i.
Kansu City at DetraM—Portoca
i rerio (3-3) »*. Povtaek 18-7).
Baltimore tt Boston—Johnson (d-dl
' n Braver (P-T).
NATIONAL LCAOLS
, aßSrfflf, and
Maglie (S-l) and Podree (S-3).
Pttteburgh at NewTork (2) —Kiln*
, (3-111 and Priand (6-Bi n. Worth
' In* ton (7-4) end Miller (8-4) or
i Oome* nn-SI.
i Cincinnati at St. Lout* (3)—Jeff
-1 coot (A-5) and Lawrence m-4) r*v.
T* Burdette (S-S). IT
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Pierce Downs
Indians, 5-1, lo
Notch 12th Win
CHICAGO, July 6 (/P).—
Billy Pierce, stylish White Sox
southpaw, became the major
leagues’ first 12-game winner
today when he pitched a 5-1
victory over Cleveland.
Billy allowed eight hits but
managed to scatter most of
them harmlessly as he van
quished Bob Lemon, who was
pitching despite a sore elbow.
Lemon, who now has lost
seven out of 12 decisions, al
lowed five hits in six Innings
and Bud Daley was nicked for
one more. However, the White
Sox scored all five off Lemon
on Just three hits.
Earl Torgeson tripled in the
first inning and Larry Doby
followed with his eighth homer
into the leftfleld seats.
Wildness cost Lemon three
runs in the sixth. Nellie Fox
opened with a walk and. attet
Torgeson sacrificed. Doby was
purposely passed. Minnie Mi
noso drew another walk to load
the bases. Jim Rivera then
: singled in two runs, and when
he drew a wild throw from
Dick Brown on a steal of sec
j ond. Minoso trotted home from
third.
Successive singles by Dick
Williams, Chico Carrasquel and
Brown produced the lone run
off Pierce in the seventh in
ning.
ClmUntf A H O.A. Chleil* AH O A
1 Ralnes.lf 4 2 0 0 Ap’r cio.ss 3 0 2 3
A Vila. 2b 3 2 0 4 Fox.2b 3 0 12
W«rta.lb 4 0 10 0 T’tVn.lb 2 1 11 1
CTvito.r! noio Dropo.lb 1020
flmlthsOb 4 0 0 2 Minoso. If 3 1 0 1
WTras.ef 4 1 0 0 2Landi§ oo 0 0
Cr aa l.sa 4 1 J « Rivera.rf 4 2 10
Brovn.c 3 2 5 3 Mota.c 2 0 5 0
Lemon.p 2 0 0 o E>’*lto.3b 2 0 3 5
INaraeon 10 0 0 Plerce.p 3 0 12
Daley.p 00 0 0 Doby cf 32 10;
Totul* 32 A34 IB Totals 24 A*7 lft
1 Grounded tatb double pier for;
Lemon In 7th
2 Ran (or Mtnoso in sth.
Cleveland 000 000 100—i
Chlcaen _ 3so 003 oo*—s
Run* William*. PM. Torgeion
Doby (2). Mlnoao Error—Brown. Run*
1 batted In—Doby (2>, Rivera (2).
| Brown (Mtnoso aeored on error by
Brown). Two-bose hit*—Avila. Rivera.
Brown. Mlnoao Tbree-baae hit —Torg-
enn. Home run—Doby Stolen bate—
’ Mlnoao. Rivera Sacrifice*—Torgeaon.
Avila Double clay*—Avila to Carr**-
quel to Wert* Carraaqugl to Avila to !
Werta: Pierce to Aparlclo to Corae»on
Left on buea—Cleveland. 5: Chicago.
4. Bate* on bah*—Ofl Lemon. 5: oR
Bierce. 1. Struck out—By Lemon. •!:
bv Pierce. 4: by Dalay. 8 Hit* -OR
Lemon. S In 6 Inning*: oR Daley. 1
In 2 Inning* Ron* and earned run*—
Off Lemon 6-4: oR Pierce. 1-1; off
Dtlev. n.n winnme nlteher —Pierce
(12-6). Loelpe pitcher—Lemon (5-7)
Umpire*—cnylak. Summer*. Tabbac
chi and Flaherty Time—2:2o. At-1
tendance—mown
Braves Buy Player
MILWAUKEE, July 6 UP)—\
[The Braves announced tonight
the purchase of First Basemsn
| Vernal (Nippy> Jones from the
Sacramento club of the Pacific
Coast League. Jones will re
port to the Braves in Pitts
burgh Wednesday.
Jackson Works Out
COLUMBIA, N. J„ July 6
UP). Challenger Hurricane
Jackson sparred five rounds
with Joe Branham today. Jack- i
son is preparing for his title
fight with Heavyweight Cham- j
pion Floyd Patterson at the
Polo Grounds July 29.
NIGHT BASEBALL
Kansas City MtlM HI I
Detroit ININHH
Terry and Thompson; Lary
and House. Home ran: Kansas
City—Thompson (9th).
Educational
Throneberry
And Sievers
Blast Homers
*
By BURTON HAWKINS
After painful, diligent
searching. Manager Cookie
Lavagetto discovered a pitcher
among his Senators who could
stop the Yankees yesterday at
Griffith Stadium. Trouble is,
Bud Byerly arrived too late,
what with the league leaders
having accumulated 10 runs
before he trudged on the scene
in the eighth inning, and his
effectiveness was wasted aa
New York battered Washington,
; 10-6.
The victory enabled the
h Yankees to retain a 3-game
! | lead over the White Sox, who
| beat the Indians, 5-1.
It was rather uniform dis
tress the Yankees inflicted on
E Russ Kemmerer, Dick Hyde,
Jim Helse and Ted Abernathy,
cuffing them around for 12 hits.
Taking particular joy in the
proceedings was Elston Howard,
who clipped Kemmerer for a
home run and the other three
, for a single apiece as he batted
across four runs.
Roy Sievers hit his 19th
homer, a solo job, in the sec
ond Inning and Faye Throne
i berry contributed his first of
the season with Abernathy
aboard in the seventh. Faye
also Jolted Johnny Kucks for
a double and a single, driving
across three runs.
Fifth Loss in Row
Kucks, shelled for the sixth
straight time, nevertheless
achieved his sixth win as the
Yankees won their 21st decision
in their last 25 games. For the
Senators, it was a sadder story
as they dropped their fifth in
a row.
Bill Skowron clubbed across
two runs for the Yankees and
tied Sievers for the league lead
in runs batted in at 58. Mickey
Mantle, hitless, propelled a run
across with a sacrifice fly and
remains only one behind that
pair.
Art Ditmar finished up for
the Yankees, taking over in
the seventh after Throneberry
pumped his homer over the
rightfleld wall, and allowed
only one hit. The Senators got
nine, but didn’t keep the 10,511
customers on the edges of their
seats in the process.
The Yankees owned 7-1 and
10-3 leads to drain any excite
ment from the game. They
scored in each of the first six
{ innings.
Howard, Sievers Connect
Tony Kubek opened the game
with a single to right and con
tinued to second on Jim
Lemon’s fumble. Kubek went
to third after Gil McDougald
filed out and scored on Skow
ron’s single to left.
i Howard lashed his homer
into the leftfleld seats in the
second inning to give the Yan
kees a 2-0 lead, but 81evera
whittled that margin with his
clout into the leftfleld stands.
With one down in the third,
Kemmerer walked McDougald
! ans Mantle. When Skowron in
serted a single, scoring Mc
-1 Dougald, along came Hyde. His
1 first pitch dug into Yogi Berra’s
side. His second hit Hank
Bauer, forcing across a run.
Then Howard singled, dispos
ing of Hyde and scoring
Skowron.
Heise was temporarily a hot
shot, getting Bobby Richard
son to whack a double-play
grounder back at him, but the
Yankees got to him for a run
in the fourth on singles by
Kubek and McDougald, plus
gee BENATORB, Page C-3
YANKEES, 10
SENATORS, 6
NSW YORK AS. R. H. O. A. B.
Kubek. .1b 5 1 3 1 3 0
McDousald. M 432380
Mantle, el 2 2 0 3 0 0
Skowron. lb 4 2 3 0 10
Berra, c 4 3 2 0 0 0
Bauer, rs 4 o n O 5 6
Howard. If 5 1 4 3 0 0
I Richardson. 2b 5 0 0 1 4 Q
[Ruck*. 0 4 0 0 1 0 0
[Ditmar, p ....... o 0 0 0 0 O
Total* 37 To 12 27 “5 ~0
WASHINGTON AB. R H. O- A. B.
i Throneberry. If-cf 5 1 3 3 0 0
Bunnrla. 3b 3 0 0 0 2 A
imon. rs 4 0 0 2 0 1
merer*. If ... 3 113 0 0
Ehoonmeker, es .1 0 0 I 0 O
couer. IV 4 o 0 14 0 0
rberet. e 4 0 1 5 3 0
I Bridge*. 3b ...... 4 110 4 1
I Bollina. ** 3 1 3 o l 0
Kemmerer. p o 0 0 o 0 o
Hyde, o .. ....... o o o o 0 0
1 Hetae. n 1 0 0 0 1 0
1 Plow* ..... 0 1 0 0 0 0
I Abernathy, P 11 1 0 1 0
I Byerly, p 0 0 0 0 0 o
! 2 Courtney 1 00000
Total* 34 “s ~9 37 13 ”5
1 Walked for Heite In Sth.
2 Ported Bollina for Byerly In Oth.
New York 113 113 OOO—IO
Wathlnaton 010 030 300— 0
Run* batted In—Skowron <3l. How
ard 14). Surer*. Bauer. Mantle. Run
net*. Throneberry (3). Berra <2>. Bol
llnt Two-bate hit*—Throneberry!
Berra <3>. Three-bate hit—Brldaea.
Home run*—Howard. Surer*. Throne
betry. Sacrifice—Skowron Sacrifice
! (He*—Mantle. Runnels. Bollina Dou
i ble play—Helae to Berberet to Becquer.
Left on bate*—New York. 7' Waahlne
ton. 4. Base* on balls—Oß Kemmerer,
!2: oR Kucks. I; oft Abernathy, 1.
I Struck out—By Kemmerer. 3i by
Kucks. 2: by HMse. I: by Ditmar. 4;
by Byerly. 1. Hits—Oß Kucks. 5 la
! OH lonian: oR Kemmerer. 4 In 2V«
inning*; oR Ditmar 1 In 2*4 innine*;
ofl Hyde, l in o innine (pitched to
.1 oat ter* In 34); or Helae. 4 In 2H
innine*: tg Abernathy, 3 la 2 innine*;
oR Byerly. none In 2 Innlnes Run*
and earned run*—-OR Kucka. 5-5: off
Ditmar. 0-0; off Kemmerer. 5-4: off
Hyde. 0-0: off Heise. 2-2; off Aber
nathy. 3-3; off Byerly. 0-0. Hit by
pitcher—By Hyde (Berra. B*uer(.
Winning Pilcher—Kucks (S*6>. Los!nff
i pitcher—Kemmerer (2-6 1 Umatrat—
ffapp. Blew. Rommel and S'ereaa,
||Tlm* —3 21. Attendant*—lo.sll. f
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