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ii~i:ii" 2 of the biggest name TV Wrestling will see action fourth of July mat American Legion Ball Charles Town Tuesday by the American Leg outdoor pro- feature one of the big- team events of the year other action packed P. (Jimmy) Morison, as general chair- on the mat- Legion, said Monday on sale each* night ex- at Nichols and Stuck on West Washington 7 until 9 p. m. prices are $2.50 re- $1.50 for general ad 75 cent,,; for children. may also be secured at Town Home. The fabulous Australian Kan- garoos-Roy Heffernan and Al Cos- tello will put their U. S. tag team championship on the line against Argentina Apollo and Billy Dar- nell. The Kangaroos will be accom- panied by Wild Red, Berry, their talkative and controversial mana- ger, for the two out of three falls, 60 minute time limit battle. Big Mike Mazurki. the famous tough guy of the movms and a big wrestling favorite is being brou- ght in to referee the team event. The Black Terror, the new mas ked sensation and the Angel, the strongman from Canada, also will make their local debuts. The Ter- ror meets Dick Steinborn and the Angel takes on Miquel Torres. Billy Zbyszko wrestles Larry Si- mon and Jerry London meets Red Grupe in other events. OF JEFFERSON FARMERS ADVOCATE SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 1961 VIEWS BY MAX BROWN the Sports Cuff July 4th Holiday IT WOULD SEEM to this' Observer that among items of business to be takep, up by Charles new football coach, will be his vmws on a training camp and whether or not he will take Panthers to Camp Tomahawk around the ust as has been the procedure for the past understand that the Panthers do have camp if they want it again this year... --.o------- THERE'S NO getting around the fact that Town'S Legion baseball club will certainly have to shoot at, come Sunday afternoon when they Leone's team from Baltimore. This crack ot tfit has racked up 18 straight wing to date, inning 3 to 2 verdict over the Fredericks, Five members of Leone's were selected rland High School team this season. ce .Daniels and Bill Spencer are leading the recordS of 5 wins and he losses. The pitching struck out 196 batters in 154 innings. Woody, have 'em ready on Sunday! O SKINNER, former CHS football star and student at West Virginia University, was the Mountaineer football players in the with a 3.65 average. Skinner is being for plenty of defensive action at the center with Gene Corum's gridders... GORDoNUEISMON, czar of the West I-Iigh School Athletics Activities, left early Wed- for French Lick, Ind., where he will at- St mmer outing andanmml meeting of the Na- of High School Athletic Association.. to take part in the golf tournament, one of of the large gathering of athletic heads... o PICNIC for Charles Town Race Course horsemen, "families will be held Sunday at the Charles Town ruing at 12:30. Those attending are asked to they want and come early and stay late afternoon of fun of most every kind...: ._--_---(> r JIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS, Hunter Maddex, has ten-game football schedule for the Handley with an open date on the card on No- . . Charles Town High's Purple Panthers can" date if they want it, we understand... Tell Coach about it, Principal Bill Brown. He may ted... @ IaRIAN MURRAY, the personable Canadian has ,many friends" in Charles Town and this 8hip his string of horses to Waterford Park PAGE 2--B TURN TO PAGE 2-'B )t I Up Sixth Wi In ;on Pi y JEFFERSON LEAGUE Standing Of Teams TEAM W L Dodgers 6 0 Braves 5 3 Cubs 3 2 Yankees 3 5 Giants 2 5 Indians 2 5 in md m Litth Games Coming Up June 29-Braves vs Indians June 30-Dodgers v.~ Yankees July 1.DodgeL~ vs Cubs July 3-Giants vs Dodgers July 4-Postponed (no game) July 5-Braves vs Dodgers Into League 'Unusual Amount ,q Of Interest Developed In Continuing to br'in~ top-rated baseball teams to Charles Town's I,egion Park, I)usiness Manager ,limmy Morrison said today this Sunday will be no exception when the ),('tung and hustling Leone's team, one of BaltimoFe's finest. will make their appearance in a 2:30 p. m. attraction. Un(ler the direction of the vet- eran Walter Youse, one of the principal scouts for the Baltimore Orioles, the Leone's team includes many of the very best college and high school stars in the Baltimore anti surrounding areas. They al- ways present a well bahmced team, marked with pten.ty of hus- Three More Wins Y The Bakerton Senators contin, ue t(t hold the lead in play in the t'otomac Little League by virtue. of three more victories the past week - ' ,, ,~l~,ln~ theln a record now of eight victories against one (h_~. feat. In their latest wins the Baker- ton boys scored a 10-1 victory over/ Millville on the Millville diamond June 20; then on Thursday even- ing, June 22 they won over the I,eetown by a .-4 scoz'e. ~' Tuesday evening..lune 27, the' Senators blasted the Sharpsburg Bluebirds by an 8-2 score, with Bobby Nichols limiting the Mary; Scores of the past week June 20-Dodgers 10, Indians 5 June 21-Cubs 7, Braves 6 June 22-1ndians 11, Yankees 9 Iune 23-Braves 12, Giants 6 ~une 24-Yankees 15, Braves 13 June 26-Dodgers vs Cubs.--RAIN The Cubs, managed by Tommy Kitchen, saw only action once during the past week. but that battle proved to be a victorious one and it boosted them from third place into the runner-up spot in the league at it was the Braves they defeated in a close 7-6 decision on Wednesday evening. June 21. It was the third victory for the Cubs in five games. Members of the team as shown above are, front row, left to right:---Eddy Whittington, Dean Coyle, Dea~ Hill, Greg Carper, Ronald Corse, Jeff O'Bannon, and Eric Magaha. Back row, left to right:---Tommy Kitchen, Manager; Paul Reid, Nelson Wilt, Scott Whitmore, Kenneth Wasson, Donald Willingham, Glenn Edwards, Donald Specht, J. T. Kitchen, and Melvin Wilt. Assistant Manager. tle and g~)()(l souml baseball. Quite a number ()f the I,eone's play(rs have graduated to the minor and major leagues and the fans should be in for a real treat here Sun- day when they take the field to face the Legion. Manager Woody Waiters was landeFs to three hits. "" Rohrer was responsible for the only Sharpsburg runs, as he blast- e(] a honle FUll with a lnalq ()l~t base. Batting Averages June 27-Yankees 2, Braves 6 This Saturday at 6:15 the Dod- gers will play the Cubs a rained out game of June 26. Due to the wrestling match on July 4 the game between the Indians and the Cubs will be postponed until July 8 with this game having first priority over any rained out games it was announced today by )resident "Skinny" Hammond. The league is well pleased with the fine attendance this year and hope it will continue. There are some real exciting games every evening of the week for the fans to come out and enjoy. The leag ue is very grateful to Harry Evans for securing umpires this year and having them there in time to start the games right on schedule and also to Marion Lan ham for taking such wonderful care of the Little League field. He has done a wonderful job in the upkeep of the diamond this year. The Dodgers chalked up their .sixth consecutive victory in Jef- ferson Little League play to main tain their two game lead over the Braves who in gmng through their busiest week of the season scored two victories and dropped two to main their hold on second place ovre the on-coming Cubs. The power and consistent hit. ting of Greg. Stevens were the dominant factors in the Braves breaking even in the four game series as he clouted 11 hits in 15 times at bat and in a game on June 23 with the Giants he hit two successive home runs, driv- ing in four of his team's 12 runs. The Dodgers, in their only bat- tle of the week scored a 10-5 vic- tory over the Indians with Greg Corbin stopping the Indians with seven hits while his teammates were getting nine off the offer- ings of Kite. Corbin also contri- buted to his own cause by blast. ing out two hits, one a tremen- dous home run. Kite and McKee led the Indians at the plate. In the 'four battles in which the Braves were involved they dropped the first one on June 21 to the Cubs by a close 7-6 ~,orb with Wilt and Whittington team- ing Up to stop them with five hits. Wayne Hill, who was the losing pitcher, turned in a fine perform- ance both on the mound and at the plate, but neither were quite enough for victory, ttill limited the Cubs to seven hits and in try- ing to help his own cause he col lected three of the five hits his team had. On June 23 the Braves scored a 12-6 victory over, the Giants with Greg Stevens pitching and batting his team to the victory. Stevens limited the Giants to eight hits, three of the going to Anderson. At the same time in this game Stevens blasted two successive home runs to put his team out in front. Then on June 24. the Braves dropped a 15-13 decision to the same Yankees in a make up game. Masters was thee losing pitcher for the Braves with D. Noland getting the victory. Tuesday evening the Braves de feared the Yankees 6-2 with Hill, and Stevens combining to limit the Yankees to only three hits and two runs. Rouss and Lanham worked for the Yankees with Rouss getting credit for the de- feat. Stevens and Hill also led their team at the plate, with the former collecting three hits and the latter I two. [ In the other league game the l Indians scored an 11-9 victory I over the Yankees on June 22, with weigh SAGNER l Tot one of excess baggage when you wear a Northcool. Sagner tailors these weight- less wonders to fit right, look great and stay fresh after thousands of miles of wear. And every stitch is 100%.automatic wash 'n wear. ]L ifings"h(e 'even SanitizedC') for hygienic protection. Want a good travel rule? Go Northcool and stay cool, neat and "wrinkle 'proof" day" into night. Northcools :.. in the season'S newest shades await your selection. See them now. PHONE/353`/ CHARLES TOWN, W. VA. : Club To Meet . ague In Y The Jefferson County Athletic Club, currently leading the Jeff erson County Softball league with a record of 13 victories and only five defeats, will take on the All [Stars selected from the other three teams in the league in a three game series starting July 3 on the Halltown diamond. The sec ond game of the series will be Thursday, July 6 and the final game Friday, July 7. Starting time for all games Will be 6:30. The Stars have been selected from the Courtney Auto Parts team, runner ups in league play to date with 11 victories and only six defeats; the Dunke Dine~ with seven wins and 11 defeats and Shenandoah Junction with six wins and 11 defeats. The Jefferson County Athletic Barren getting the victory and McKee being the loser. Senseney led the Indians at the plate with three hits in five trips Kite and McKee also had two hits each. Leeds Corbin led the Yan- kees at the plate with two hits. Club captured its last two games to take the league lead. Some of the players making up the All-Star team are: Irving Gray, Harry Longerbeam, Jim Shipe, Button Ranaldi, Frank Ran alli, Marty Weller. Brownie Chris man, Ferrell A. Rose, T. Shipe. Tommy Bowers, Jackie Lewis, Bobby Manuel, Buck Gray. In the line up for the Athletic Club will be "Chuck" Clark, Di~k Stollmyer, Jim Lancaster, Jim Johnson, Francis Smallwood, Iler- bert Furr, Randolph Furr, Bill Gray, Harold Gray, Eugene Pine, Frankie Simons, Huck Edwards. Bill Burch, Barney Mills and Ken ny Anders. COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN TO GIVE KIWANIS REPORTS All committee chairmn of the Charles Town Kiwanis Club will make their reports for the first half of the year activities when the club meets at hotel Thomas Jefferson hotel Thursday night Dinner will be served at 6:15 by undecided as to his pitching choice to face the talented Balti- more diamond artists and said that he would probably not make up his mind until just before game time Sunday. A good bet right now would be the hard work ing Dick Forrest who thrives on plenty of work and is anxious to face the Leone's team here Sun- day. Tiabby Stotler, star shortstop will be back in the lineup and there is also a possibility that Ronnie Rice who has been away for the month of June attending a camp, will be available for duty if he arrives home in time for the contest. There was an unusual amount of interest in the Sunday game here this week, with many fans .from Hagerstown and surround- mg area calling Legion baseball headquarters for information as to the starting hour and who will pitch for Charles Town, the Blue Grass Inn management with the program to follow at 7 p. m. All members are requested to attend this important session of the club, president Al Nerhood said today. USE TilE CLASSIFIEDS GO TO CIIURCII SUNDAY The averages as they stand are,:. NAME AB R il Ave. Bond ............12 4 5 .417 Ix, onard ......... 22 5 8 .363 Kanode ........... 9 3 3 .333 Clatterbuck .......7 1 2...285 Benton .......... 15 3 4 .226 Rice 8 3 2 .250 Zombro .......... 25 4 6 .240 Miller ........... 20 3 4 ,200 R. Madison ........ 7 2 1 .142 Forrest .......... 15 1 2 .133 Whitmore . ...... 14 0 I .071 l*alamar ........ 19 1 l .0513 dt Now Thru July 26 ~,~., TOWN POST TIME 2 P.M.E.O.T.m~ 9 Exciting Races Daily Doily Double on 1st & 2rid RNel ADMISSION : Air.Conditioned Club House $1.50 Grandstand 50c Catered By H. M. Stevens 9 RACES DAILY I I fl . I ?' TO 10:30 P. M. 8:00 TO 9:00 P. M. ,FOR $1.00- By Any Boy REFRESHMEN S. II t I m \ FOR $1.00 l on )(