The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, April 09, 1968, Image 6
Bevil Snaps Ag String
By JOHN PLATZER
John Bevil, southpaw ace of
the Baylor pitching staff, and the
weather combined to bring the
Aggie’s seven game win string to
an abrupt halt in Kyle Field yes
The same two teams square off
at the same site today at 3 in a
game that is important to each
squad’s Southwest Conference
title aspirations. The loss dropped
Coach Tom Chandler’s baseball-
ers to 4-3 in conference while
Baylor is now 5-5.
Aggie bats this season. He shut
out the Aggies 3-0 in a route
going performance earlier in the
year in Waco.
The Baylor senior struck out
five, walked three and gave up
only one hit in his seven inning
stint yesterday. Larry Stelley
got the Aggies’ lone hit, a line
single to left with one out in the
Baylor got the only run they
really needed in the first inning
off Rick Schwartz, the losing
Dark clouds which had threat
ened yesterday’s proceedings
from the start, finally erupted
with two out for Baylor in the
top of the eighth to bring the
game to an early end.
hurler for A&M. Mike Adams
led off the game by getting on
on an error. With two outs in
the initial inning Bill Dykes, who
had two of Baylor’s seven hits
off Schwartz, delivered a single
to center to bring him home.
Singles by the Bears’ Larry
Smith and Willie Reese gave
Baylor their insurance run in
the sixth and put the game out
of reach of the Aggies.
Schwartz, now 2-2 on the sea
son and 2-1 in conference, pitched
creditably for A&M. He struck
out five and walked two while
allowing only one earned run.
Stelley was the only Aggie to
reach second base in the contest
as they failed to put two runners
on in any one inning. After
It was the second time that
Bevil has cast his spell over the
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Billy Casper surged back after
dropping three strokes off the
pace to shoot rounds of 69 and
66 for a 267 total Monday to win
the Greater Greensboro Open
Golf Tournament by four shots.
His 17-under-par performance
equalled the event record set last
year by George Archer, who tied
for second with Gene Littler and
Casper, a two-time U. S. Open
champion, won top money of
$27,500 in the $137,500 tourna
ment. It brought his official
earnings for the year to $50,819,
second on the list. He also has
just under $18,000 in “unofficial”
Casper fell three shots back of
Don January during the morning
round, but a couple of January
bogeys and a Casper birdie left
them tied after 54 holes at 201.
Stelley singled in the fifth, he
advanced to second when Dave
Elmendorf grounded to second for
the second out.
A double-play ended the
chances for the Aggies in the
first after Bob Long had drawn
a free pass to start A&M’s of
Other Aggies to work Bevil
for a walk were Joe Staples in
the second and Pete Maida in
Bevil seemed to get a little
stronger each inning to end with
a flourish by striking out Terry
Dailey, Staples and Stelley back-
to-back in the seventh.
Despite the Baylor loss, the
Aggies still have the most im
pressive season mark of the SWC
teams at 11-5.
College Station, Texas Tuesday, April 9, 1968
Resley Wins 5th In Shot;
Aggie, TU Golfers Split
SECOND TURKEY DAY
HAND SEWN MOGS
Following today’s game, the
Aggies travel to Lubbock for
their next game April 19 against
Texas Tech. Coach Chandler’s
squad plays a doubleheader with
Tech the 19th and then has a
single game scheduled April 20.
Their next home game will be
April 23 when they entertain the
University of Houston.
’68 Turkey Award
By JOHN PLATZER
A fifth place finish in the shot
put was as close as the Aggie
tracksters could get to the win
ning stand at the Texas Relays
in Austin this past weekend.
George Resley, the Southwest
Conference’s leading shot putter,
took the fifth with a 55-0^4 ef
fort. The senior from Fort
Stockton trailed Alan Feuerback
of Emporia State who won the
event with a toss of 57-2.
Randy Matson, the Aggie’s
world record holder, threw the 16
pound iron ball 66-2 in an exhibi
tion but the throw didn’t count
in the Relay’s regular competi
The highlight of the Austin
meet came when record holder
Jim Hines edged world record
holder Charlie Greene in the open
Coach Charlie Thomas’ team
returns to Austin Thursday for
a tri-meet with Rice and Texas
Universities. They then travel
to the hills of Arkansas in Fay
etteville for a meet with Rice,
Texas Christian University and
Arkansas April 20.
Reggie Majors and Bill Wade
won key matches yesterday in
Austin to give the Aggies’ de
fending SWC golf champions a
3-3 split with Texas.
The match gives the Aggies a
15 H-8% conference slate for a
current second place slot behind
Baylor at 14-4.
Next action for the golfers is
not until April 16 when they
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Texas A&M, Monday became the
1968 recipient of Keyes F. Car
son’s traditional “turkey gift.”
Carson, a 1940 A&M graduate,
has been presenting turkeys to
outstanding people in the world
for the past 28 years.
It all started back in 1940
when Carson, a 24-year-old Aggie
senior, was campaigning for
President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
“I said if he were re-elected I
would hitchhike to Washington
to give him a turkey — which I
Since then, the various recipi
ents have included President
Camacho of Mexico (1941), Dean
E. J. Kyle of A&M (1953), Coach
Paul Bryant, A&M (1955), Presi
dent Eisenhower (1956), former
Vice-President John Nance Gar
ner (1965), Prime Minister Sato
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Only once has he presented two
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A&M Sailing Club
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A prospective member of the
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Team will be a special guest of
the Texas A&M Sailing Club
Andy Green of Plastrend Cor
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Jim St. John, vice commodore of
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St. John said the meeting is
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Green’s firm builds most of the
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U. S., including the U. S. Finn,
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travel to Waco to play the
Coach Omar Smith’s Aggie
tennis team split their weekend
matches with Southern Method-
ist University and TCU.
The Aggies were shut out by
SMU in Dallas 6-0 and then
turned the tables on the Port
Worth team to blank them 6-0.
Tunisia was crowned champion
of the annual spring soccer tour
nament for the second time in i
row Sunday after beating Soutk
In the day’s first game, North
America outscored the Corps-
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