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-t*SJj»<r>.^»r-rH*^-V--- PKTfiHi il1illl»i|ia|llMlll' **||||itm __;V PEERS LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL CLUB is pictured in uniform with managers. From left to right, top row: Manager Nathaniel Lawton, Chorlet Landrum, Jlm Henderson, M*lvin Smith, Nat Ru*s*ll, Matthew Brown, Jimmy Clark, Robert Dodley and Manager Garland Hoffman. Front row, kneeling; Maurico Pope, Billy Barrett, Eddie Littlejohn, Cappy Muliin*, Roland Martin and Gabriel Thigpen. Not pictured ar* Gilbert Dodley and Edward Lattim*r, other advisor* to th* outfit. THURSDAY, MAY 4, 1961 SPORTS CLEANINGS By BILL BELL • Sport* Editor 8) WHAT A difference a year makes! Last season this time, the Columbus Jets were weak on the mound and weaker behind the plate. This year their pitching staff is going great guns, with a record of eight wins against two losses. They are so rich in catchers that they vvill send out, Elmer Plaskett on option, so that he can get regular work, as he Is third string here and stands a fKxir chance of seeing much oc- tion. Bob Veale. the southpaw with the blazing fast ball Is leading the pitchers with two shutouts. He siHuled Rochester opening day by blanking them In their own bock yard. Then Sunday, he turned back the Buffalo Bisons here at home, with five hits. He sent J.2 of them back to the bench by tht* strikeout route. Saturday night. Earl Francis mistreated the Bisons by shutting them out with four hils and fanning 11 men. Alvln Jackson held Buffalo to six hits and one run, but his teammates could not get him any runs, so he bowed to the Bisons 1-0. 0) WILLIE MAYS, whom a lot Of experts call the greatest ball player ot this era, had his greatest day at the plate .Sunday against Milwaukee. Willie hit four homeruns in five times up to drive In 8 runs. He performed this record-breaking feat'in the Milwaukee Braves park, which makes it mare remarkable titan If he had hit them In his own park at San Francisco. One never realizes how consistent a ballplayer Willie Mays is until he starts looking at the. records. In 1935 Willie hit his greatest numlier of homers in * season. In 1956. he swiped the most bases io his career. In 1957, he hit the largest number of triples of his lifetime. The end of the 1958 season found Willie with the highest batting average of his life, tn 1959, he hit more doubles then ever before. Now In 1981. he has hit the most homers In one gome in his career and in so doing wrote his name with those of the immortals. Mays Is the only player ever tc hit 30 homers and steal 30 hascs In the same season. He has done It twice in his. career. 0) COACH WOODY HAYES will unveil his 1961 model of the Ohio State football machine. Saturday in the Ohio Stadium, to the "public and we understand that for the first time in history, the spring game will be free to the public. Most of the fans will b* there to see the two rauch-talked-about freshmen Paul Warfield and Matt Snell. Not much has been said about All-American Bob Ferguson, but In the scrimmages, he has been his old block-bursting self. Cleveland fans will be proud of Sam Tidmorc and Rodney Foster. Tidmore won fame in high school as a pass-catching end. In fact, he was rated among the all-time greats in that department in the] Lake City area. But at Ohio State he has won fame as a smashltv* j defensive enxL,-' tp CHARLIE SIFFORD, tone sepia player In the Professional Golfers Ass'n, says that ther-> ore at least six tan golfers who could score in ihe money In the PGA tournament* throughout the country. He lists them as Lee Elder snd Ray Botts of I,os Angeles, Willie Brown of Houston, Bill Wright of Seattle, Pete Brown of Jackson, Miss., and Sgt. Cliff Harrington of Ft. Campbell. Ky. We have said that we had ni top swimmers or divers in the race, but the NAIA Informs us that we are wrong. Two of the NAIA national diving and swimming champs are gentlemen of color. They are Al Warren of Central State and Byron Ware ot N. Central college. Among the men picked for the NAIA All-American bask e t b a I 1 team were Cleo Hill of Winston- Salem, John Bradley of Lawrence Tech In Detroit, Charlie Hardnett of Grambling, Porter Merriweath- or of Tennessee A-I. Bryee Vonn of Central Oklahoma State and Cleveland Buckner ot Jackson. Miss. Buckner was drafted by the N. York Knicks and Hill has been signed by the St. Louis Hawk* Hill set a new CLVA scoring record while at Winston-Salem Tea chers college and was rated the No. 1 player In the NAIA. He was the Hawks' No. 1 draft choice. c3> TIU8 YEAR, more race players were on the rosicrs ot the 18 major league clubs than ever before In history. Seventy-four Negro players were on the two major league rosters at the start ol the season. The National League had 43 and the American League had 31. Here are a couple names we missed In the last two issues: Zollo Versalles, Minnesota Twins, and Juan Pagan, Sap Francisco Giants. Both men are shortstops. 8) W1LMOBE DAY1S of Morgan won the high jump at the Pent, relays, with a 8 ft. 8 in, leap P.uss Rodgers of Maryland State skipped over the 120 high hurdler in i* second* mt. Bob Biown •>■• Peers Club Starts Drive For Little League Play Peers Club, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to the purpose ot good sportsmanship, conduct and fair play among youth of the community. 1* conducting a drive to assure the continuation of II* program—Babe Ruth League and Knot-Hole Baseball. The desire of Peers Club, Inc., ts to uniform, equip and insure approximately 50 youngsters lor league play, a spokesman declared. Youngsters from 12 to 16 year* of age will be able to compete in three leagues — Jr. Knot-Hole. Central Ohio Babe Ruth and In termediate Knot-Hole. During 1957 and 1938 Peers Club. Inc., s|>onsored a Little League baseball team and at the end ot each season a benefit game was played at Maryland pk. with proceeds and donations going to the Columbus School for Retarded Children. During these worthy affairs they were assisted by Eddie Saunders; Hoyt (Dr. Bop) Locke and th* Shrine Patrol from Alia Bab* Temple. AI.THOt (ill the Peer* no longer hold Ihe benefit game, more than 130 youths participate and receive benefits from the activities. The youths are suivcYviscd by Garland Boffman, chairman; Na thaniel Lawson, coach; Edward Lattimcr, assistant coach, and Gilbert Dodley, trainer. These men contribute approximately two hours each evening to coaching and training. Donations from civic and social groups, as well as business establishments, will be accepted for the purpose of meeting expense* of this project. Officer* are John H. Brown, president; Willard Powell, vie* president; LeRoy Scranton. secretary; Charles Hamilton, treasurer, and Gilbert Dodley, sergeant- at-arms. Penn Slate won the 100 yard dash In 09.9. Virginia State and Hampton won the college mile relays In their respective divisions. State's time was 3:26.4 and Hampton's time was 8:22.6. the fastest of the four college mile relays. Frank Judd, * member of last year's Olympic team, anchored Vlllanova to victory in the 880 relay championship. John Thomas won the Drake Relays high jump wiUt a 6 ft. 7*. In. jump. George Kerr won the AAU 440 in 46.6. Kerr, former Big Ten champ from Illinois, was running unattached. Wilma Rudolph, who has been resting for a short while because of exhaustion, won the Women's AAU 100 yard dash in ILL This was the first time the women's 100 yard dash had been run in the D.afce Relays, WILLIE MAYS, Son Fronci*- co Giants phenomena chalked up another honor last week when he tied a major league record by hitting four heme run*. *Tvo" n*ver done anything like this. It's the greatest day of my baseball career". Willi* commented. OHIO STATE MUSED* LIBRARY 15TH A 810(3 ST* COLUMBUS, OHIO THE OHIO SENTINEL THI PlOPLi'S CHAMPION > Vol. 12, Na. At THURSDAY, MAY 11, 19*1 10 CENTS COLUMSUI, onto LOVE NESTS NEARLY TO THREE •■ ■ a I '«* '■ SloryOn Page 3 Top Firms Story Oil Page 3 FIRED CASEWORKER AWAITS BOARD RULING Story Oitosel KENYA, AFtKA'S political leader lam Mboyo is a picture of cswftdence after w'mninti "m Kenya's first narivaaf elec'ion. "Belt and Hew eli Close-Up slated rwe program* an the Kenya election*. "Land of the White Ghe*t" which appeared Twredat/ night ever ASC-TV and "Land at Tb* Black Ghost", scheduled far Tuesday. Moy 16, «L30 to 9 p.m. av*r the sasea network.
|Description||The Ohio State Sentinel was a weekly African American newspaper based in Columbus, Ohio that was established on June 1, 1949. They covered local Columbus news, and state issues that were important to the African American community.|
|Creator||President Edmund B. Paxton|
|Contributor||Vice President Charles W. Seward|
|Publisher||The Ohio Sentinel Publishing Company|
|Location||Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio|
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