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OF JEFFERSON FARMERS AI ()CAIE SECTION B--SPORTS PAGE T ~ T ~r~ THUIIS1)AY, A[(,I SI 6, 1959 BY MAX BROWN THEIR WIVES and friends of the Charle: Lions Club have chartered two big busses and will here Saturday afternoon lor Memorial Stadium in where they will take in the Baltimore Orioles- Indians game under the lights. There will be fifty to sixty in the I)arty, Lion officials reported /o . . t qE OF THE REAL highlights of the big Jefferson Fair here on September 3, 4 and 5, will be the Senators Mm'derous Fom'some's novelty act "Salk Shots"... Roy Seivers, Bob Allison, Jim and Itarmon Killebrew will all be on hand for the which will be staged Saturday night, the final of the fair... CHRISTIAN WRITES from the beach at Ocean [aryland, "Dear Mr. Brown: Keep the boys under The newspaper is O. K. and I enjoy it. I see is doing fine."--Joe... IRISH CHEVROLET baseball club, one of top amatuer clubs, will pin their hopes of up- the Charles Town Legion on the big and ,broad of Bob Turner. This strong-armed right-hander in a neat five-hitter decision over strong Leone's last Thursday 3 to 1... Charlie Irish will Johnsontown, Pa., on August 11 where they take the All American Alnatuer Baseball Tournament on August 12... This ball dub holds the Mmy- Baseball Association title %r last year... To Palfe 2-B Turn To 2-B I Legion Outshgs Boiling Air Force Batsmen 13-8 In Long, Tiresome Game The Charles Town American Le had gone to the plate in that gion baseballers chalked up their frame, It was in this inning that Jim Moe~hler blasted out two dou- 13t,h victory of the season Sunday bles. afternoon as against two setbacks After this run barrage t:he Air- when t:hey outslugged t~he Bolling men settled down and held the Air Force Base club on ,the Leg- Legion to a sl;~gle run the rest of ion field by a 13-8 score in a game the way. but the damage had al- Which saw a little bit, of every- ready been done. thing, a;nd one Which almost end- I A total of 12 errors, seven by ed before it was well underway,it,he Airmen and ,five by t~he Leg- As a matter of fac,t only some )ion made the game one of the quick diplomatic maneuvering by/most erratic ones to be played in Legion Business Manager James (Jimmy) ;Morison, kept t~he game Charles Town this season. from end,ing after the third frame After that four run second when Belling Air Force objected to a base umpire's decision. The scoring fireworks started in the very first frame with the Boll ing batsmen pushi,ng over a run wit'h their first time at bat on a walk and two errors, one by Doyle and the other by R. Jamison. As a matter of fact, in this fra,me big John Goff struckout the side. In tqhe bottom of the first fr,ame Charles Town got that run back, plus Uhree to bargain to take a 4-1 lead. It was the bat of Doyle which proved to be t'he big blow, as he doubled with the bases load ed and then later scored on a sin- gle by Prankie ~a,lalli, w,ho had taken over t'he right field spot in the absence of Wimpy Zombro. Then in the top of ,the second frame after one was out, John Ooff was safe a,t first when base umpire Jack Eby ruled that first baseman Russell of 0he Air Force dropped a relay from the third baseman. It was t,his call which t~he Air Force batsmen proes,ted vigorously and when they got no saris,faction t'he team manager called his players from t,he field. After much discussio;] the Air Force manager relented and put his team back on the field. But ~this was only t'he beginning of trouble for the Airmen as the Leg ion trhen went ,to work on Mindick, t'he starting Bolling pitcher and sen,t 'him to the showers. They the,n continued t:heir a~tack a- gainst Wilson until eigh,t runs had been scored and 12 Leg,ion batters frame by the Airmen, Jo,hn Goff. former WVU mound star, held the visitors scoreless until t~he sixth whe,n Rudy Holmes homered to drive in two runs. Then in the seventh the Airmen scored two more as the result of Cook's trip- le'Then Bucky Bolyard came on to relieve Goff and shut out the Air- men in the eighth and nint~h frames. Jim Moehler was the big gun for the Legion with two doubles and two singles i,n four times at bat, while Bucky Bolyard had three hits in four trips to the plate. The boxscore: BOLLING AIR FORCE AB R H Reinhart, rf ............ 4 2 0 Rogers, cf ............ 5 0 2 Russell, lb ............ 5 0 0 Holmes, ss ............. 4 1 1 Bryan, c .............. 5 1 0 Noll, 2b ................ 5 1 1 Kitchings, If ............ 4 2 2 Cook, 3b .............. 4 0 2 Mindick, p ............ 1 1 0 Wilson, p .............. 1 0 0 Totals ..... i ........ 38 8 8 LEGION AB R H R. Jamison, 3b ........ 3 2 1 Bond, 2b ............... 5 2 1 Miller, If .............. 5 1 1 Moehler. lb ............ 4 2 4 Ramey, lb .............. 1 0 0 Doyle, ss .............. 1 1 1 B. Bolyard, ss, p ........ 4 1 3 L. Bolyard, ef .......... 4 1 0 Like Father-Like Son- Dennis Kirk, seven-year-old son of the veteran jockey Woody Kirk, reports to the clerk of scales prior to a recent race at the Charles Town Race Course which launched it's 54-day meeting here on July 13. (Photo courtesy Bob Elmer, Charles Town track.) I P~anall rf ............4 2 2 ]Dodson. c .............. 0 0 0 MalaChuk, c ...........4 1 1 I Turn Ta 2-B ! ~v Maryland Amateur Champions Will Tr To Break Legion's Six-Game Win From all the glowing reports coming out, of Baltimore this week the Oharles Town Legion baseball club will be facing quite a task here Sunday in an effort to co,q- tinue t:heir present six-game win- ning streak when they face the formidable Charlie hish Chev- rolet team h'.am that city. The overall season record to date for Charlie Irish is 3a wins and 7 losses. They play in four leagues and have ah'eady won .the Maryland Amateur c,hampionship by pos, ting a 9 a;~d 1 mark in the iBi-County league. By winning this title t;hey will represent the MABA ]in the All American Amateur Base ball Association tournament in Johnstown, Pa. starting on August 12. , One of t'he team's top players is Mike Elliott, the shortstop, who was selected to represent U'~e City !of Baltimore i:] the 19th annual Hearst newspapers All-Star game in Yankee Stad um in New York on August 18th. He ix said to be by far, t;he most out