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n '"i k w - n ,v colo. Stave r mn niJi V I EDITOR'S NOTE: While Harry Grayson ' is on a special assignment in Israel, the Scoreboard is beinjrwritten by mem-- i . bers of his staff.) v bill Newspaper 1 By j . Mccormick Enterprise Assn. By STEVE SMILANICH United Pres International SALT LAKE CITY (UPD Utah, regained its winning ways '. Saturday by defeating the Univer- .,- PROVO, UTAH COUNTY UTAH, SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 1961 Thev-mos- t 60-5- 3. . :: j l ; The only .thing the silly i ser ies pr ov e s is : that " ' the most effective managers the boxing business has ever known from the standpoint i, fighter, which is the Dnly way to evaluate the v pilot of a pug. bf his i a' , ...;. .y.- ".yy.yy '- -- , '7 i K ' . i ' , r . 48-4- , 56-4- . D'Amato has) protected Pattersbn with the ferocity of a mama bear "and coddled him like Little Lord Faunt-lero- y while steering him- to the title twice with, an absolute minimum of personal jeodardy. And that's the P a"t t e rs o rub . i- The box: The box: CSU (60' - 't fought anybody. T CUS D'AMATO le only ranking heavy 'Ferocity of a mama bear" -- weight r the champion en- Igaged, before his j inexplicable knockout of Archie Moore in, an elimination; to determine the successor to Rocky jMarciano, was Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson. A flashy fighter at the time,. Jackson won the vote of one arbiter but Patterson got; the decision and most of the money. : ! , i: j 'i.-j-'. Oolander . Lawrence Green . . . . McFarland G F 3 3- - P ii Watts ..... Minor . Omdahl . . Totals........... 9-- 5 4 3-- 3 0 0-- 0 1-- 1 20 4 i 1 P.onnvprs : G Coffey McKay Runnel Winters King ............ 2 - v' '"''! I '.. f ' ' 1 1 i I ? a ! . !. j 3--4 3 3 2 ' I I I 2-- 5 2-- 4 -- It l e, enraged over Rozell's action j 'the series as long as he can. prolonging of the Eastern and the The boys, may; wind up ;with a longer run than Abie's Basketballpresident sadd he League f ' damj Irish Rose. And. why. not? a. to file $1,000,000 planned I t I Their- - farce is even funnier, I' age suit against the NFL comI j ; j - 1 . ' mat artists another victory. It was the third loss!of the sea son i against. two wins. for' the'Brig- hams in their meets with Montana, . Mesa and North Teachers. Coach Bair; has! a fine squad made up almost entirely of under classmej? and they, should develop as the season progresses. Tie current I .'squad needs strengthening in a couple ' o." classes, otherwise they rseem to be capable of meeting any ind all competitions Hard Faught !j j . f Each and every match was hard .'(ought and generally suite close. The Cougars were especially strong Jn the class where se-- " zAor. Phil Kresge showed the value of experience as he decisioned No-' land Hayward in an outstanding ' exhibition of collegiate grappling. ! Hardie Rollins lost his 7 fciatch with Utah's Mike Gonzales, 2nd while the Redskin grappler '.vas way: ahead on points the young Cougar freshman gave a I I good aocouot of himself and looks J?ood for future matches. First Points :t Earl Kuinzler gave the Cats their first points when he won a comparatively easy decision over " ' i 1 ; ; . ; , , . t 157-pou- nd ' ' i. 123-pou- nd 5 I - 137-pou- nd , also went , weight The to Utah, but it was the closest and one of the most exciting match es of the day. 'Dave Robinson, Utah sophomore, won over LeRoi Davies by a single point and he had his hands full all the way. There were.' no points scored in either 6f the first two rounds, and only an escape by Robinson gave him the lone " point good for the 147-pou- nd : victory. ; .: ; - ,'"' Picks Up Points Phil Kresge, gave the Cougars three points in the 157 class, as he outpointed Nay land Hayward. Kresge is the only senior oh the Cougar squad and his experience stood him' in - good stead. The lone fall picked up by Coach Bair's boys came in the weight where LeGrande Boyer, sturdy .young freshman srappler, won over Utah's 'Bill King. The fall came with 1:27 to go in the second period, and marked the young Frosh as a real comer in the Cougar; lair. Fast and aggres sive he turned in a fine perform ance. Utah dominated both the. 177 and divisions with Frank the senior Hankin, beating the Cou-: 167-pou- 191-pou- vy y? - ' ''slanderous re: Rozelle marks" allegedly made EBL. against the for ',the u. ' j - , ,Vl(iiii . ' i. four-under-p- ar give-himsel- XZCl itlU- - UXI X ClcpilU tU Fires ..v.vy i . Hampton Inst. 68, Virginia St. Abilene Christian 80,. Austin 76 Wichita 92, Oklahoma City 72 Carson 95," King 82 Austin Peay St. 86 Arkansas St. Four-Under-P- 68 ar Krbi! Battles Gales, Winds To Take Lead In Crosby Open Worcester Tech. 64, Wesleyan 59 Hardin Simimons 96, Howard Payne 77 53 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (UPD Ted Kroll, the old Army sergeant 73 from Ft.Lauderdiale, Fla., successMississippi St. 63,' Mississippi' 40 fully battled latmving winds Iowa St. 66, Nebraska 58 and gales Saturday to carve out Hockhurst 60, Emporia St. 59 68 at Pebble Texas Wesleyan 78. St. Edwards a e fashion a and Beach 7i ; at end of the over field the lead McMurry! 87, West Texas St. 79 the in $50,000 rounds three Bing Stetson 90, St. Peters (N.J.) 69 t Crosby National ProHamateur Golf LaSalle 67, Pennsylvania 63 Mississippi Southern 61, Mercer 47 Tournament. sk- St. Bonaventure 96, Canisius 76 Eastera. Carolina 76, Pfeiffer 64 Utah's Billy Johnston FloTenceSt. 79, Huntington 65 fired, a one - under - par .71 St. Augustine 83, Shaw ' 71 Saturday in the third round of Canton Tech.. 105, Paul Smiths 65 the $50,000 Bin? Crosby Na Hartwick 90, Lycoming 82 tional golf tourfour-under-p-ar ' ' four-strok- I . -- Pro-Amate- ur George Williams 60, Lincoln 59 Auburn 78, Georgia 68 gars Bill Yancey, and Hank'Ashlby Capital 67, Mt. Union 53 outlasting Steve Goods ell of the Y Vanderbilt ,69, Georgia Tech 56, in the 191. The match was dose Loyola' (IU.) 110, Loras 53 but a sudden ; reversal gave the W. . Va. Tech. 1 118, - Glenville 86 Ute the; two 'points necessary to Alderson-Broaddu- s 70, Salem 68 wrap tip the contest .. Nebraska Wesleyai( 82, Wayne St, Meet Climax . '. Tchrs. 75 The climax came in the Bethel 71, Tabor 58 - . weight where the Utah vic- Utah 72, Montana 56 . so that clinched the match, : tory 59 Emporia 71, Bethany (Kan.) the scheduled" heavyweight- - match Ohio St." 75, Minnesota 56 was little more than an exhibition. SC1 Francis '(Pa.) 77, Youngstown ' Bii Kent Home was too heavy and "r56 '. ' , of Johnson f for ; 66 Murray strong 'Dartmouth 85, Springfield content to was Home and 65 Cornell 72, Colgate Utah, ride and work out- - an easy deci- Lawrence Tech 118, Penn 79 sion since, a fall would not 'have Bowling j Green 74,' Western had any effect on the team score ; Kentucky St; 62. anyway, as Utah had won the George Washington 86, Virgin!av76 v ' Marshall 76, Western Michigan 69 meet; Utah won two of the three exhi- Maine 88, New Hampshire .79 , nament. The ..... grave Johnston I a total, of 217. 54-ho- Ie ! - 71 He trails leader Ted Kroll of Ft. Lauderdale, , Fla., by strokes. . Johnston is pro at Provo's Timpanogos course. 14 ! 191-pou- nd - - '"V -- bitions staged as preliminary to Hastings 81. the Intercollegiate meet. Both their Providence , 76, Niagara 74 wins were via the fall route and Hartwick 90, Lycoming 84 Air Force 70, Wyoming 59 V. the other ended in a draw.' ' . , Results: Friday's Results Mike Gonzales, Brigham' Young- 91 Utah 86 Utah, dec., Hardie ' Rollins, BYU, Utah St. 58 Montana 57 ) Syracuse 79 Alfred 67 Earl Kuhzler BYU, Alabama St. 72 Morris Brown 70 Memphis St. 70 Murray St. 60 ) dec, Art Galvez. Utah Doug Bingham, Xavier (Ohio) 80 West. Ky, 77 Rod Utah, dec., Kimball, BYU, St . Mary's 74 National College 72 Omaha-82- , per cent from the field while the Utes hit 45.1 per cent. McGill was the only Ute to hit in double' figures. The box score: UTAH (72) G F 1 Rhead ........... 4 0 Ruffell ........... 4 P 8 0 8 2 31 0-- McGill.. ....... ....14 Morton Rowe ........... .i. 3-- 4 3 2 Crain ... . . . . . . . . 1 Aufderheide . ..... 2 ...v.i.. 1 Colby 1 0-- 0 2-- 3 2-- 2 0. 1 6-- . ... 1 0 .32 .......I.. O'Billovich ....... Quilling 0" -0 0 1 2-- 3 2-- 2 1-- 2 2- - 2 .' G 0 1 5 0 0 4 2 2 0--0 1 72 4 17 4 10 3 8 9 4 0 0' T P 5-- 3 2 0 2 2 4 15 F 0- Lucien ........... Riley ............. Hendricks ........ 2 Roberts 0--0 04 4 0 1 0 8-- 15 G MONTANA (56) 1 Miller '.. Sullivan .......... 3 6 Lowry 2 ; 0--0 0-0 Jenson ........... 0 Peterson ......... 0 Totals 0 7. 4 - 2 2 2 0 0-- 0 Epstein Thomas . Yergensen 3 t 2 1-- 3' 0-- T 1 0-- 0--0 . .22 13 56 Totals Halftime score: Utah 35, Mon12-1- tana KroJI had a 54 hole total of 203 four strokes. ahead of Dave Hill, Denver, Colo., and five ahead of Roberto de Vkenzo, the South Amerioan who plays out of Mexico , City.- - ;' ii--.,- ; Despite his great effort, however, Kroll had to share the spotlight with', big Bdll Casper, i the round man fropi Apple Valley, Calif ., who cracked a Pebble Beach course record when 65. he turned in a was old set by amateur The mark seven-under-p- Bud Brownell ar in" 1942. Casper was 16 strokes off the pace to start the day and moved Dast about 50 men in the field. But he gained cMy three strokes on Kroll, who was the second "with Bill Collins, round Crystal River, Fla. Kroll, wounded three times in fighting in Europe during World War H, fought the gales on Pebble Beach more easily Saturday He hac two birdies pn the front e nine on (the holes, where he got home in two each time, and, posted a 35. .The weather was calm and sunny for this part ' of his game. But when the winds came 'up, Kroll caught on fire. He knocked in a 25foot birdie putt on the 11th and chipped into the cup from 50 on the feet fox a birdie-deuc- e 13th hole. On the r' ;16th he had an "impossible" second, shot to a green that is .completely surrounded by to a five iron had fade traps. He around ' a tree- - keeping the ball low, and )stil"' make it; stick 'on the green. He did the ball winding up four feet from the pin and another birdie. He finished with a 33. The Hill, playing at five under par was Cypress Point, after 10 holes. But he' got caught in the winds and bogied the 15th, 16th. and 17th to end up with a co-lead- The Falcons, with a 58.6 shooting percentage before intermissicn, evened accounts with the Cowboys, who, won a 61-- 0 overtime battle from them' at Colorado Springs. Wyoming also had a three-gam- e winning streak broken by the Cadets. Terry Norris, playmaker guard for the Falcons, scored 20 points to take game, scoring honors and repeatedly set, up an Air Force fast break offense during, the first 'V... half. . Forward Bob Schaumberg and Jim Ulm also made it look - easy, getting 17 and 13 points respec- 26. S , night's games: Colorado State Utah Brigham Young Wyoming . Montana . 4 4 2 2 v 2 1 Denver 1 1 ... New Mexico NEW NICKNAME JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Jacksonville baseball club of the Class A South Atlantic League has added a new nickname 4he Jets. The named .was suggested by Tfu. t v tively. " . . "Utah State . a Hoop Results CSC, led by Jim GUbert's 17 points, took its ' tenth loss of the season against two wins. " - s TED PUSHES ONE OFFThird: round' leader in Bing Crosby Open, Ted Kroll drives one off the fairway on the 4th du ring the day's play Saturday. The old army sergeant, battled late fstriking winds and gales over the course to record a 68 and a total of 203, four strokes: ahead of the; pack. ners. ' 130-pou- nd ,. ce - Utah's Art Galvez in the weight. Four takedowns and a pair of escapes helped' to run up his score and he was on the offensive most of the time. He will bear watching as he gains more experience in the college type of play. Rod Kimball, Cougar hope in the match ,was no match for the Ute's Doug Bingham, one of the aces on the. visiting squad. He failed to f score and was ' on the defensive most of the way and uicceeded in keeping his opponent from gaining a fall. ' 'Vx i - missioner i' - jf . Redski n Wrestl ing Team Cops 17 to 14 Victory Over Cats - xv - 37-2- ' Skyline Standings s DENVER (UPD Denver University easily whipped Colorado State College 9 in a basketball game Saturday in nearly, deserted DU arena. The Pioneers, winning ' their seventh game in 14 starts this season, led 7 at halftime. Bill Mumma scored 24 points- and Tim Vezie scored 17 for the win- With 17 points. Montana shot 31.9 ' , . The LARAMIE, Wyo. (UPD Air Force Academy zeroed in on nearly 60 per; cent of its first half shots Saturday night , and then Here are the lates Skyline standcoasted to an easy, 70 - 59, win ings as tabulated by United Press over v Wyoming. Internatioinal following Saturday A non-conferen- er i y J - By WENDELL RIGBY J Herald Sports Writer v University of, Utah wrestlers partially atoned for the baskettxall loss to Brigham Young Friday right as', the. Redskin grappling squad beat the i Cougars "1744: in a dual meet held Saturday after. noon: in the George Albert" Smith " .'."':.,. 1 FieJahouse - The meet " was close and hard fought all! the way and Cougar fans felt that, a few breaks in a couple of matches could have given Coach Carl jBalr; and his Blue and White i One From CSC 74-5- . Win 70-5- 9 t..j : i i x Guard Earl Nau led Wyoming's SIGNS WITH ROUGIIRIDERS ATHENS Ohio (UPD George Belu, an end with Ohio University's football team last season, has signed with the Ottawa Rough-ride- rs ' of the Canadian Football League. Belu joins Ohio U. team- offense with 16 points, while cen' ter had Al Eastland r 14 for the losers. The Air Force took, the lead, with six minutes remaining dn, the first half and were never headed. The halftime score was mate 24-2-0, , Joe Dean, a guard, who also signed with. Ottawa recently. 35-2- 3. er Jay hawkers Snap Win Streak 75-6- 6 K-Sta- te's , 10-Ga- me par-fiv- By GARY KALE United Press International ference game. The Bearcats, who now sport a 2 record that is second to Bradley's 0 in league competition, lost no time in rolling to a 22-- 8 lead over Drake. Bob Wicscnhahn' led the attack with 18 points and Carl Bouldin chipped in with 17. Gus Guydon,; Drake captain, tallied 15 points for the' Bulldogs. Memphis State gained Its lucky 0 past- -' "13',' triumph with a ing of Murray State. The Tigers have lost only to West Virginia this season and that .setback was only by a four-poimargin. Skip Wolfe, taking up the slack for injured , Gene Wilfong, gained scoring honors with 27 points for Memphis State. Gene Hemdon kept Murray Stste in contention with his 17 points. In other games, Syracuse de"Xavier feated Alfred, (Ohio) edged Western Kentucky, Utah State nipped Montana ' Brigham Young topped 4-- Kansas snapped Kansas State's winning skein and hurdled over the Wildcats into the Big Eight Conference lead Friday night with a 75-- victory before a capacity crowd of 17,000 at i Lawrence, 'Kan. A brilliant performance by Bill Bridges in the second half spelled the dif ference. The Jayhawk center netted 11 points in the first 10 ' minutes after intermission to halftime lift Kansas from a 5 ' WildThe to a lead buldge. to two baskets held cats were during that stretch. .Bridges led Kansas scorers with 24 points and dragged down 15 rebounds. Cedric Price of Kanr sas State was top man with 23. , Won Eighth Straight in the process of re70. .'Cincinnati, V inof the glory left some inl contention well Others capturing cluded, 'at 210, Bob Rosiburg, Palo by Oscar Robertson, won its and Stanford stopped Alto, Calif., and E. J. (Dutch) eighth straight by beating Drake, Utah, in overtime. in a Missouri Valley Con Washington, Harrison, San Francisco. , 205-ya- 5-- 10-ga- - 6 rd . 400-yar- d, par-fou- , 70-6- . 39-3- . two-under-p- 7 nt 61-4- 79-6- ar 7; SO-7- 7; 53-5- 7, 91-8- 6, 61-5- 86-6- 4, 3, . : ' - . 123-poun- ds 130-poun- ds . - Coast League Proposes Radical Rule Change (4-0- (10-5- 137-poun- ds - Oregon 60 Washington St. 53 Robinson, Oregon St. 67 Idaho 52 t LeRoi Davies, BYU, Stanford 61 Washington " 58 (ot) S Utah, dec., ' (1-Webci TO Boise 53 Phil Kresge," BYU, Calif. Poly 80 San Fernando 63 E. - Wash. 75 SeatUe of Pacific 56 dec., Noland Hayward, Utah, ) (9-0- VDave ' ) 147-poun- ds , 0) 157-poun- ds (9-7- LeGrande, Boyer, Seattle 86 Gonraga 84 .. BYU, pinned Bill King, Utah, 1:27 Eastern Oregon 7,3 Portland St. 64 in second round Frank Hankin, CARDS SIGN LINEBACKER Utah, pinned Bill Yancey, BYU; :14 ST. LOUIS (UPD The St. Louis to go in second round Cardinals of the National Football Hank Ashby, Utah, League have announced the signdec.. Steve Goodsell. BYU. ) ing of linebacker Andy Walker of Heavyweight -- - ' Kenti Home, the University of Louisville. Walk BYU; dec Murray Johnson, ' Utah, er had previously signed with the ' V, Cards in 1958, but was cut be Utah 17, Brigham cause he was not considered Final score ':: Young 14. :, heavy enough for pro play at the . timHe.-cioMarion Tree! referet. . 'weighs. 220 pounds,: 167-poun- ds . 177-poun- ds : 191-poun- ds (6-3- (4-0- ). ,:. ; . , : , : w ' ' - Falcons Zero In To Clip Cowpokes For Takes Easy Ro-zell- .'-- it I i I y go-roun- d, . "'i J 1 9 . 1 ' 2-- x 1 1 0 r ll 2-- 2 IT JUST HAPPENED that Patterson wis even more futile than Johansson the first time they met. As listless Roze lie Draws as a dead oyster, Flailing Floyd was dribbled all over the referee before the ring by, he Nonchalant Norseman; A Threats nary called a halt. Patterson wide awake and BALTIMORE (UPI) Pete In the second alert this time made the Swatting, Swede live tip to adcommissioner of the. Nationvance notices by leaving him for dead in the fifth round. al Football League, attracted anNet result: Nothing but a testimonial to D'Amato's gry threats from several quarters sagacity; The fighters were right back where they started today for spiking the pro- basketfrom but Patterson has accumulated at least $2 .million ball ambitions of Gene (Bjg Dadin just seven fights as champion against carefully culled dy) Lipscomb the Baltimore Colts' mammoth tackle. 'v contenders. '( Baltimore fans, in general, i j At those prices, you can hardly blame D'Amato for were I , , 'yyy&yA?- debut r inept Roy Harris, and Brian London,- especially im- spar-ported from Britain to serve as the highest-price- d yi ring partner in history m a Patterson warm-u- p for Jo I hansson. y i Reports from abroad said that Johansson was pretty horrible to behold. The gist was that he boxed like, a ' f hysterical woman, IcouldnM; take it and was inclined to flee under heavy pressure. He had a good right hand, they said, ; if he landed it early as he did against Eddie Machen, whom he stopped in the ;first round. In otlier words, Johansson as mos.t of the wasn't nearly as formidable j others around but! he qualified for Patterson in D'Ama-f- f to's opinion by running out of-- contracted return bout j ' j' with Machen. I Mc-Gi- j 5 for disposing of the likes of Pete a Rademacher, lumbering amateur making his prof essional DU :, i 11 PT 2-- i .X7 A- 8 F 1 , 15 60 20-2- 7 UNM (53 ' ; He got good money j i 0 0 0 1 1 43-3- ot 1 21 11 4 .(W) 13-1- Perpvvfl I T 1 2 PATTERSON'S FIRST title defense: was "against 4 2 3 Jackson but by then Tommy, having gone the way of all 3 4 flash, was stopped, in 10. While such proven heavyweights Grant ........... 20 9 4 as H,ddieMachen, Zora Folley, Nino Valdes (yes. Valdes) Brooks .... 0 (W) 2 0 and others who could have tested Patterson were being shunned as though they were by a Juke out of Typhoid 21 53 Totals ...... ... 20 handthe was 32 field a CSU UNM Half time ssore: 35, champion Mary, day with having nirkm if 4 2 9 3 4- -6 410 6 Mil lO and the Utes advantage to were never headed. They maintained 'leads as high as 21 points in the second half. Utah jammed up the middle and forced theGrizzlies to shoot from outside, but the visitors were unable to hit the hoop with any consistency and this resulted in their downfall. Lowry was Montana's high scor- 35-2- 1-- - j , For the; Lobos, Francis Grant was the only one to hit' the double ' ;' digits with 20. The lead changed hands eight times and the game was tied five ' times in the second half. The half time score was 2 in favor of the victors. Colorado State pulled away in the final six minutes of play when it ran a 8 tie to a 8 lead with four minutes left. ' The teams were identical in the rebounding: department, 32, and in the field goal category, 20.! The UNM Lobos have a 3 mark for the season in Skyline play . v - . 0 35-3- f - cold-shootin- g , . whether, or not you like his ways, Cus D'Amato is one of 72-5- . 4-- 13. n Saturday, with a scoring exhibition by Billy McGill which netted a 6 Skyline Conference Monvictory over ; tana. McGill, the Skyline's leading scorer, tallied 31 points before Coach Jack Gardner yanked him with 5 minutes left in the game. A crowd of 5,495 saw the Redskins score their fourth Skyline win 'in five ' . games. The Utes were flat after Friday's big offensive effort in a losing cause against Brigham Young, but McGill's scoring and Montana's inability to connect often enough provided them with an easy win. It was Montana'6 third league loss in five games. McGill got 19 points in the first half, more than half? his team's. output, as the Redskins took a 6 advantage. Sophomore center Steve Lowry and surprise starter Ron Quilling carried the offensive burden for the Grizzlies in the first half. It was Quilling's long-shshooting that kept the Montanans in the game in the first period. As play resumed in the second half, Jim Rhead hit a layup, Ed ll Rowe connected ' on a jumper, hit a hook shot and Rich Ruf-feadded a jumper to push Utah's one-ma- useless thing ever invented in sports is the sity of. New Mexico in a tight bat. V third heavyweight! title bout between Floyd Patterson and tle, y Bill led the Colorado Green Ingemar Johansson, currently scheduled subject to the Skysquad, which now has a the whims of Cus. D'Amato line mark for the' season, with 21 and the vagaries of bumbling points. Ollie Watts scored 11 and promoters for Miami, March Manny Lawrence 10. v. ,,), ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. fUPI- Colorado State University kept its hold on the Skyline Cbnfernce lead " ll U Redski ns Recover F rosti BYU Loss, Whip Grizzl Tes Holds Lead jr ... ii ylU J. ' f... TipsNMIJ; OMR) 'Ufa ' : 1 n P)) If. the base- - SEATTLE (UPD ball rules committee is willing, the Pacific Coast League this year will introduce a "radical change" g to baseball, permitting pitchers to let good hitters take v . their turns at the plate. The PCL directors, meeting here Saturday to, complete all details making Hawaii a league member, decided to submit their, pitchers idea to Jim Gallagher, Philadelphia, chairman of the rules committee, immediately. Dewey Soriano, president of the PCL, told reporters the proposed change in . rules would lead to ''closer,, faster,, more interesting "; games." "We're all for 'it," Soriano said, "and we want to be the guinea jags to try-i- t out.". - . .. poor-hittin- full-fledg- ed - non-hittin- g " . f -- Settle Opening Schedule The directors settled the opening day schedule for the 1961 season, giving Hawaii permission to open April 20 at home against Vancouver, a day ahead of the official league opening. On .official opening day Seattle will be at San Diego, . Spogane at Tacomar and Portlacid at Salt Lake City. Soriano conceded the idea of a pitcher skipping' his turns at bat in favor of better hitters "is a radical thought, but progress in baseball has stayed still for 60 years. The Pacific Coast League wants to; move forward,? We have a progressive group of directors." The proposed rule change would give the manager of each team the option of determining before the start- - of each game whether his starting pitcher would hit or not. , . : . Henry Peters, farm director for the Kansas City Athletics of the "This would save a lot of bullAmerican League, also attended pen time," Soriano explained. "It the meeting. Kansas City has a would ' eliminate the, situation of full working agreement with Hawalking a igood hitter to get at a waii. Hawaii will get 15 players g pitcher. It would per- from the Kansas City farm system. . Travel Permits mit such tremendous hitters as Ted Williams, Joe Dimagglo and oth - f Soriano said payment arrange ers to continue their baseball ca ments for mainland teams travel reers as' pure hitters. In general, ing to Hawaii also was agreed it would make for a livelier, quick- upon. The system will give mainland teams the difference between er, ball game." In other action at Saturday's the cost of traveling to Sacramento meet, the PCL directors elected and the cost to Hawaii. ConseN. G. Morgan Jr., Salt Lake City, quently, it will cost Hawaii apdirector for the Hawaii action. proximately $75,000 in additional Morgan is owner of the Hawaii travel funds to be in the league. team. Walter Gosgriff, president When asked if the of the Salt Lake City : club, was pitchers proposal might eventually elected director for the Bees, re- lead to baseball, placing Morgan. W. D. Rosey Ry- Soriano said such a possibility was an .Tacomia manager, was elected doubtful. "Really, the pitcher is thSrd vice president, replacing W. the only real problem in the g ; IB. GoZson, Cacramento, ; lineup," he said. Would Save Time weak-hittin- v noa-fcitfci- ng . "two-platoo- n" , hai-tin- - , -- '