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OF JEFFERSON r ,RM RS ADVOCATE SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1959 VIEWS BY MAX BROWN FORMER PAGE - JACKSON High athletic star. -- Bailey and Carl Sims---have been awarded ath- os to West Virginia State College at in- it was reported this week by Adam (ra :on, High coach who is leaving soon f(}r and coaching duties in Arlington, Ya. Bailey was granted a scholarship on both Ills and basketball abilitieq, while the scholarship to on basketball. Bailey was a star on both the basketball teams at Page-Jackson. COOPER, Charles Town ]ligh's reat :ll- was among the fifty or more ca0didates out at the Baltimore Orioles try-out canal) at Stadium on Monday mon:in ... Cooper an impression on Oriole scouts Walter You:::e, ,and others with his tremendous speed. Youse to us, "goodness gracious how that kid can UNION ..... PRINTERS of Washinglon, D. C., first the Charles Town Legion this season, will boys a chance to even matters when for another contest here on Sunday, July 12. Webb of the Printers has promised to use Ith! Grog Morris, the fellow who dazzled rs last Sunday with 14 strikeouts. THE WASHINGTON FBI ball club appearing Legion officials are trying as best they bring in top-flight opposition and a little at the games here would certainly be to say the least. While last Sunday was a ty day, and not too igood for baseball, a over one hundred paid, turned out for attraction as the Union Printers, one of ball clubs to appear here in some-time. are doing everything possible to keep ve here in Charles Town, and whether you or not, the till is growing mighty thin. OF THE Baltimore Orioles will be in for the Legion- Leone's game here on Sun- The Leone's club is loaded with the Oriole headed by their manager Walter Youse, the top office are anxious to see how their play- against the veteran Legion team. Sectional Buddy Zimmerman of Martinsburg and ike Hancock, Md., have also sent in their reset- the big afternoon of baseball. . .w . . PURDUE, the West Va. U. graduate who i ad caching and assistant coaching post at Charles High, has decide'd not to take the job here local school officials of his decision in a week. It is understood that he received from another school. former star athlete at Moorefield and now a member of the coaching staff High School in Hagerstown, was the Austin-Healy sports car given away at Shen- race track here Tuesday night. Bill let out led by any of Tarzan's specialties when his out. Don't blame you, fellow! 2-B Turn To 2-B NIGHT--EVERY THURSDA r NIGHT ALL LADIES ADMITTED FREE Contest. Free entry blanks available night. A Beau~tiful Mink Stole will be Person picking the most winners on Thursday's ~'lyone can enter--Anyone can win. BRI6HTEST TRACK IN AMERICA IFrankie Ranalli,Makes Top All-State I Baseball Team; Hough Of Harpers,Ferry, Kerns,,Berkeley Sprin! On Third Team Charles Town ttigh's Franki~ l~analli, has been ranked among t:he top 12 scholastic baseball play ors in Wes, t Virginia " by being named to t,t]e firs, t All-S,tate base- ball team this week by the All- SLa,te Selection Board. Ranalli. who was graduated t,h~s pas,t May was named as an outfielder o~ the coveted team along wi,t'h suc~h other high school baseball stars as Bob Smith of Ma,tewa:] and Jerry Deal of East Bank High o4 Hunting.ton. :iij i > FRANKIE RANALLI l%analli, one of the best h,ig't: school baseball players Charles 'Town had had in some years, has been a star outfielder for the Oharles Town team for three years with Vhis year having been his best year, both on the field and at the platte. The litUle 18-year 91d senior who can throw as well ~s he can field and bat, saved ~a,ny runs for the Charles Town batsmen this pas,t season wiL:h fine throws in from the outfield. And h~s .456 batting average for ~he season certainly played major roles in more than one of the ~harles Town victories. Two other baseballers from high ~ohools in this section also figured 'n the All-Sta.te selections, wit,h .George Houg'h of Harpers Ferry veing ,named an outfielder on the .hird team; and Kenne,t'h Kerns )f Berkeley Springs, being nam- ed as a pitcher on the third team. The first team named does not have a player on i:t that hit less ~'han .350 for the season and six )f them bat'ted over .400 and one )ver .600 for t'he seasc:a. Ten of :he 12 players placed on this top ;earn are seniors and two juniors. Along with Ranalli, Srml,t'h and Deal in the ou~t,field, other mem- bers of the team are: Corky Lay- man, Hun,tAngton Central, catcher Rud,t Zatezalo, Mounds~ille, firs~t base; Jim Wills, Montgomery, sec ond base; Rod Thorn, Pri,nceton, ~hor,tstop; John Ritchey, Weirton, ~hird base; John Toots, Buckhan non-UpShur, utili,ty player; John ny Brace, East Bank; David V~ne- ~'ard, Spencer; and Mike Tomas- ovich, Weir, ton, all pitchers. Greg Morri Silences Legion's Bats To Give Union ?rinters 5-1 Victory; First for In iEight The Charles Town American Le men put across two more runs on gion baseballers, who were slowed down in their terrific victory mar ch 7 ,by the Camp LeJeuneMar- ines, were completely stopped Sun day afternoon on the Legion field by rGreg Morris and t~he Union Printers of Washingto,n, D. C. as ,the visi,tors came, saw and con- quered ,by a 5-1 score. Although there was already a heai~y breeze blowing w,hen the game got underway, Morris for- ced the Legion to add more force to i~t by fanning a ~otal of 14 bats men. As a m~tter of fact Morris had the Legion batsmen fanning , so much only ,two balls were hie !out of the i,nfield, one of them being a long triple by Chalky Hop kiss. Zombro's single through the pitcher's box 'was the other .ball to go the outfield. The other two I Legion hi~s were of the infield ear tory. I The Legion did manage to score once, but even th,at run came as[ a result of two errors and a field- ers choice. This run .which came in the eight'h frame ruined Grog Morris' bid for a shut out. Big John Goff, star pitcher and first baseman for'the Wes~t Vir- gi,nia University batsmen, was giv en his first starting assignmen~ since joining the Legon and he showed a streak of wildness at the outset. And in the second inning he go,t ino ,trouble a,t the outse~ one hit when B~nroth singled af- ter H. Callas had walked, Culpep- er had sacrificed him around. . ][ ' Denms Alexander of Ma'tms- burg relieved Goff in the sect,rid frwme and then Bucky Bolyard worked the last 5 1/3 innings, set ,Ling :t~he Union Printers down with out a single hit. Singles by Zombro, Doyle and lVIoehler and the tripi~e by ~I-Io,p- kins was all the hitting the Leg- ion could come up with this Su,n- day in contrast to the slug,fe~t ex- hi bi~tions they have been giving in Chalking up their eight consecut- ive victories. The boxscore: Union Printers AB R H Bauroth, ss ............4 0 1 Morris, p .............. 3 0 0 Busc~hling, lb .......... 4 0 1 Russell, c .............. 3 1 1 W. Kallas, If .......... 4 0 0 H. Kallas, 3b .......... 3 2 1 Cuipeper, rf ............ 3 1 0 ~Ielito, cf .............. 2 1 0 Webb, 2b .............. 4 0 1 Totals .............. 30 5 5 LEGION AB R H Zombro .rf ............ 4 001 Miller, If .............. ~0 Doyle, ss ............... 4 0 '1 Hopkins, cf ............~ 0 1 Moehler, Ib Bond. 2b .............. Malachuck, c .......... when he hit Russell with a pitch B. Bolyard, 3b, p ...... 3 0 0 a,nd then H. Kallas tripled. A Alexander, p ..........1 0 0 walk to Melito Webb singled and Goff, p ................ 0 0 0 some poor ball handling permit- L. Bolyard, rf .......... 2 0 0 ted Mel,i,to to score ..... In the fourth frame the Distriot Totals .............. 31 1 4 orion team moved into the top spot with a 7-4 victory over Sharp Slim Lead In ~u,~ club: and Harpers Ferry edged out a 9-7 wictory over Shep herdstown. Potomac League POTOMAC LEAGUE TEAM W L Bakerton 5 1 Harpers Ferry 4 1 Millville 4 2 Sharpsburg 2 3 Shepherdstown 2 4 Leetown 0 6 Today's Games (Thursday) Millville at Shepherdstown Sharl~burg at Harpers Ferry Bakerton at Leetown JUNE 23 Sh~rpsburg at Bakerton Harpers Ferry at Miilville Leetown at Sharpsburg Tuesd,ay was Founda,tion Day ,for Potomac Little League and act ion found t~he two t~p teams ba,t- tling the two tot,tom ,teams and the third and fourth .place teams meeting. In June 11 action ,the .Millville Clu~b scored victory No..4 in stop ,ping Leetown 12-4. It was the six- th consecutive de,fe~t for Leet(~n. On June 9 the Millville team handed the Bakerton Senatons their only defea,t o,f the season by an 8-5 scorc'; while ,Harpers Ferr:~ kept pace wi,th Millville ~nd Bak- erton by dow,ning .Leetown 17-4. The other g,a,me that evening wen,t to Sharpsburg over S'hepherds- town by a 16-8 score. Wi,t~h ,the expevtion of several night ,con,tests in Leesburg, Pur- ceHvllle. Va. and ~t ,the ,Hagers- ,town Stad~ium, here is ~the Sun- day sched~.le of ,~a,mes ,to ,be play ed ~t ,Legion Park in C~arles Town ~by ,the Legion Ceam. These are all Sunday g~mes ,and start ,~vt 2:30 p. m. (dst). June 21-FBI of Washington June 28-Leone's of Baltimore July 5-Fort Myer Colonials July I2-Union Printers July 19-Quantico Marines (2 games) July 26-Federal Storage, Wash. A Beauty With Beauties at Shenandoah Downs _1 WHAT A WONDERFUL QUARTET---a beautiful girl in Miss Judy McGavack, a stunning mink stole, a small, but dazzling little foreign sedan (an Austin A-40) and a sleek and fast filly race horse, all of these arc shown in the above picture taken at Shenandoah Downs race track, America's newest and brightest night racing plant. The car, the stole and the horse all go to some lucky patron of the Shen- andoah Downs track. The little car was awarded Tuesday night, the mink stole will go tonight and the horse---Christie Lee, will be awarded Tuesday evening, June 23. by the management of the ravel track. Admission and parking both are free e~ery Tuesday night at Shenandoah DoWns. ,~ . ~tl Beware of salesmen w~ao threat- ] Meeting, Senior Parent" ! win I en to give you s0methihg. I .... Club, June i blalITS To an experienced politician, [Booster q~ , ~ / I . the electionof 1960 is underway. [ There will be a meeting of the |~ |~ [ !1 If the suhl moved closer to the [ Senior Parent Booster Clfib Wed:- --w --~..w . ! earth we could save a lot of coal. ]nesday evening June 24 at 8:00 I lip Most of the quips at{;ributed to ~p. m. at t~he Wr,ight Denny School Jefferson ,ublic characters are i.magln~ry. This is the fi,nal meeting. STANDING OF TEAMS TEAM W L Giants 3 1 Yankees 2 1 ,Indians 2 2 Dodgers 2 2 Cubs 2 1 Braves 0 5 GAMES FOR THE WEEK June 18-Dodgers vs Cubs June 19-Giants vs Indians June 22-Giants vs Yankees June 23-Indians vs Dodgers June 24-Braves vs Cubs June 25-Yankees vs Indians The Giants cb:alked u,p a pair of victoriesm' Jefferson Little League play the while past week the Dodgers were dropping a pair and t~he Cubs were idle ,to move into the 1top sp~t in league play. Wed,nesday evening, June 10 the Giants scored an 8-2 victory over the l,ast place winless Braves asI W. Smit*h and R. Thompson cornI tined to pitch their team to the l victory. I Then ,Monday evening t hel Giants had no trouble at all bea~i !ing the Dodgers by a 13-2 score. I ' ~McCormick hurled a five hitter: a,t the Dodgers while h,i.s ~eam:i ma,tes were clouting two Dedger~ pi,tehers-Hill and Burcker for a total of 11 base hi,is, includi~]g u home run by Terry Lehman with two men a@oard. Smirch, Bowers and J. Merchant also had :two hitsi apiece Thursday evening June 11 &he Yankees scored an 11-4 decision over the Dodgers as J. Coulter, Pit and D. Noland all worked for the Yankees. Larry FriLLs led the Yankees a.t the pl,ate with a home ~xm and single while Davi,d Gray had ~wo hilL's for the Dodgers and l~ber,t SmaHey had a home run. Aug. 2-Boiling Air Force Aug. 9-Charlie Irish of Balto. Aug. 16-Andrews Air Force Aug. 23-Fort Myer Colonials" Aug, 30- (Pending) The above is ~he .c~rn,plete Sun- day ,schedu~le ~or the remainder o{ the season ,here for ~the Le.gio~n. The At~gust 30th dante is .pending wi.t~h ~the ~possibility of Gan~p Le- jeune returning here for another ~ame. Wa,Veh ,this newspaper for Vhe dates of ,the niffh, t games which wilt be a~nounced very [ shor~,ly. < >:::q Reclines to any position Once Dad sinks into this comfortable Kenmar Loung. er and turns on the soothing massage action,., the cares of the day are over. Built.in-Kidney Roll supports the small-of.the,back, helps relieve b~ck. aches. Full foam cushioning cradles Dad in luxurious comfort. | F: : BOUDOIR LIVING ROOM DEN OR OFFICE See This and Many Other Fine Gifts Day at Our Store... We Deliver. Phone 162 Charles FBi Wants Another Chance To Opening Day The always popular and stro,-~g Washington. D. C. Federal Bureau of Investigation baseball club, long one of the top-flight clubs to appear a~ Charles Town's Le- gion Park, will re'turn this Sunday for another crack at the Legion. Playing here on opening day. Su,n i day, May 3, t.he G-Men dropped a hard-fought 2 to I decision to the Legion and have asked for an- f oLiVer contest in .an effort to even matters for the year here Sunday. The game will begin at 2:30 p. m. (DST) and is expected to attract quite a large turnout of fa~s as the talent-loaded club managed by the veteran Billy Carroll never fails, to come up with a classy article of baseball. Talking with Carroll today, he said that just recently, two new pitchers had joined his ball club. Jim Burch, a big righthander who is scheduled to start here Sunday is from the t Brooklyn Dodger chain and Ed Berger, anot'he~" ha(d-t~'owing rig.hi hander just joi, ed e F'BI club ~his week. Carroll willal