Here To (This le the tint In MrlM of ball diamond* at McMaeter Roth League and Senior Di- The survival of the leagues 190th St. and Van Ness. Prog- /tides nbout b«Hb«ll In Tor- Ami*). Park, El Nido Park, and Wal- vision teams in the city. has been predicated on the ress at Garrett Corporation Contract By HENRY BURKE PreM-Herald Sporti Editor teria Park. It was jut 15 years ago limited leases negotiated for forced them to move to their when the first Little League The city "sanctions" 10 was organized in Torrance private and public property new home. The Chicago White Sox Fifteen years ago the only softball leagues that involve and the number has swelled on a year-to-year basis. A swarm of leagues in cen- have signed Bar* Johnson of place in Torrance where you 64 teams or an aggregate of to nine groups. Some of the leases expected tral Torrance and south TOP?,, TtHTanc* to a professional could play or watch a game 1,000 adults. The bulk of play- The fact is that interest in to be terminated at the con- ranee are headed for another of baseball was Torrance en come from industrial industrial site owned by the basetall contract Little League BatrfcaH. teen- clusion of this summer in- Park. plants, business esfahlish- tgt baseball, and high school clude the sites of Southwood Southern California Edison Johnson, 18, is scheduled to The ball diamond has al- ments, churches, mfliUry baseball is gaining momen- Little League, North Torrance Company near 235th St. * report to Appleton, Wiscon- ways been the home of Tor- units, fire and police depart- tum, it is evident that base- West. Felker Field used by A Senior Division Field has «in, to begin Ms career in the rance High School, a multi- ment, school personnel, and ball is here to stay. Torrance National Little already been erected there by, minor leagues. He was signed tude of softball and slo-pitch service clubs. Torrance is the The Recreation and Parks League, the airport property Torrance American Little to a contract by scouts George leagues, semi - pro baseball softball hub for the entire Department is aware that ball- used by Pacific Coast Little League. A master plan of the Noga and Doc Bennett. teams, and in recent years has South Bay. Everybody from parks are vital for its own League and West Torrance site to serve four or five A M Torrance High grad- been used by the Connie the "Redondo Angels" to softball and baseball recrea- Pony League and the one-year leagues has been coordinated uate, Bart led the Tartars to Mack , Stan Musial and Amer- "Fort MacArthur" plays one tion programs, for picnicking, quarters for Torrance Central by the Recreation and Parks three basketball champion- ican Legion teams. game a week in Torrance. and for the organized volun- Little League. Department. ships and two baseball titles. Makeshift ball parks now Some are also involved in teer baseball programs. North Torrance Babe Ruth It's a step in the right di- He was AU-CIF in both sports. exist at West High, North leagues outside of Torrance The recreation department League had to go outride of rection, but one of the most Johnson enrolled at Brig- High, and South High and a so that they can ptay more is currently making a study Torrance to Alondra Park to important studies that can be ham Young University last new ball diamond is under than one night a week. of the problem of providing make it this year. North Tor made in the best interest of fall,-fait dropped out of col- construction at Torrance * * * ball diamonds for more than ranee Pony League and North the community is to deter- leg* early this year. High. ANOTHER 4.aea young- 300 Little League and grad- Torrance East Little League mine the practicability of Bart U married and the Besides Torrance Park, the sters from Torrance make up uate teams engaged in 600 are going through their first making more public land father of a month-old baby. Recreation and Parks Depart- the 250 Little League teams g?nv*s aiH 1.000 practice ses- summer of K»ll on t^e va'u- -vaiiahie for baseball when Since the start of the base- jment has developed lighted and 80 Pony League, Babe sions from February to July. aN« industrial land near nothing else is available. ball season Bart has been playing semi-pro ball with the Paramount Angels at Sawtelle Field. When he reports to Apple- 1 ton, a rookie league, this weak, the team is scheduled to play an exhibition game against the White Sox at which time the youngster may get an opportunity to make his professional pitching debut against the parent or- ganisation. SIGNS CONTRACT . . . Bart Johnson, former Tor- fane* Hlfh athlete, has slfned a professional base- ball contract with the Chicago White Sox. MAJOR LEAQUe Basketball Drills nrcra ndluv onln*K ..........3 White Box ........3 Oriole* . To Begin Monday mil* Bo* Ar>irf4> (I, Wll to YMkM «. Tlf»r»7 IndlUM S. OrW-« 1. Oriole Four groups of outstanding graduated high school AlUJrll M. WMtet Sox 1 FELKER FIELD .. . The Little League baJIpatfc «B the fotMrc as« of land in Terrance for thensands elf MINOR UCAOUE in Torrsnce is expected to be levitoved at the e*4 ef law pfayen wh« taek permanent facilities. ; basketball aces begin training Monday morning for the W L Pet. (PrwHendd Fhete) , Ortolee ...........4 1 .800 season to make room for industrial »refrcM. A steely first annual Southern California All-Star Prep Backet- Yenkeen ..........4 1 .mo Athletic* .........S 1 .750 ball Classic to be played Wednesday, July 10, at the Ans*Ui ...........S S .500 Tlccra ...........S 1 .600 White Boot ........S S .400 Recreation RAMS SIGN Pacific Coast. tare Fish J Forum in Inglewood. Red Bos ,.........} 4 JBS Forty-eight squad members, by Lew SUvernun of Taft ndle phis a dozen alternates, com- High and WUUe West of Cren Oriole* I.U. Ited 80* RewrM White Sox .100 Standings YOUR FROM .. -.»> . ->. ». )fccovered prise the Los Angeles City, shaw. GIF., Southern Section, 3-A, The C.I.F. 3-A Yftnkee* ABfete 14, hoopsters, Otfiettc*. I. Tl«»re 14, UttMBi. Armstrong of Teakoee I, White Box 4. THURSDAY NIOHT IX FT. AND UNDBR BASKETBALL LBAOUE W L Pet. OB ONE SCHOOL Little League "rom Well &A, and 1-A teams. They will coached by Bill [ chat-Bool Prod. « 0 1.000 Btm S. Beann e. report at 10 a.m. in the Forum Compton High's undefeated Oriole* IT, Red Bee: I. i ............... 1 .JOO 1 B. Rln«en ....» 1 jSOO 1 yeer-s University of Wasb- Aweto 12. Padreel. SmW 7. *>« « « Improbable as it seems, a (Sl-0) A-A division champions, eet Rive ......* 3 JOO > MINOR LEAOUK are species of fish apparent- for physical examinations, is- [\fere ... tin HottM .......0 4 .000 4 ngton footbaM team and W c > will work out at Campion Col- ndl»M .. THURSDAY SL.O-PITCH one from the school's bas- WUtoBn ........* 0 l.i is gushing up from under- .MO AT (. NIDO eea ..........S S . lege initially, then switch to AnieU ... Red Box .. 446 W L Pet. OB ketball team have signed Xcej*. Bate _ Item ...........I 4 ground with the artesian graphs, etc. .400 KlcJe ......S 0 1.000 eeMlin t. Pintle- S. Ret Bn ..........1 S . California State College, Ful WhHe S»x Orleie* ... Dally Breese ....S 1 .(U Vt xofessional contracts with Mete *. Stede 1 Reeclte low of 112-degree water from The long-awaited confronta- Yankee* .. '.E.E.P.A. Ttxwi 3 1 .600 2 TliCT» M. Red Sox 10. recently drilled well in the lerton. •00+001 Rotary 1 4 .333 XM, lie Los Angeles Rams, the MAJOfl LEAOUC tion of the Southland's top "oureq. Church ..1 4 .JOO 4 club announced today. W L Pet. OB e i.r esert at Tecopa, in south- prep basketball performers is Armstrong, whose coaching Tlsen I. White Sox 1. Anieta I, L«nkee» 4. Pencil Puohera ..0 5 .000 5 SJ. Ttcen 7 CONTINKNTAL LEAOUK Red Box 0 Schedule: FVnirequere Church n. Those signing contracts eastern Inyo County. a doubieheader, the featured record stamps him as the Ortulw «. 6.Tejikeee 0. Red SJOK S.8JP.A. Tl««». 7 p.m.; Whli ids « . Daily Browr. 8pm.; PM- include kicker Don Martin, ...........2 W L Pet. 100B attraction pitting Ute LA City "wlnningest" in Southern ele T White Box «. Piuher* v» Tornnce Rotary, » ...........1 1 .»00 Raw desert land was diked all-stars against the C.I.F. California with an unprece- linebacker Dean Hahrerson, ..........1 1 .SOP hold the well water and THURSDAY SL.O-PITCH defensive beck Frank Smith ...........0 2 .000 Southern Section 3-A all-stars dented four C.I.F.-S.S titles, AT WALTtRIA PARK eate a new pond on the Pet. OB and flanker David Carr. The companion game matches the C.I.F. Southern Section will be aided by Jim Newmwi Giant Series W L Torr. Uom .4 1 .»DO rlmrtt ......... .4 I .M» ./air, a forward on the Hus- property of Robert Fisher, a 2-A standouts against their tis assistant at Compton; Lyle Men'1 Ctak ..I 2 .too i ky basketball team, did not member of the Inyo County 1-A counterparts. Newcomer, coach at the new Can Be Seen Beimer* ..........a 3 .400 2 "iiirSr o 5 !«o 4 play coUege football Martin and Hatverson Southwood L.L. board of supervisors. The Proceeds of tto* games, co- Miralette High; and Allan "_-_ »*. TotreftoB fish appeared with the first sponsored by the Manhattan Uankenohrp, coach at Ante- lope Valley College. On Television . . .80. Tee-rex* UOBB were both' drafted by the « . Redondo Ancele. I p.m. r Rams last Jeavaty. Martta Beach Lions Club and South- A triple package of baseball FRIDAY SLO-PITQH on the fifth round and Hal- .ft t A California Department of ern California Intarecbolasrk The 2-A all-stars, directed is set for Southern California AT WALTBRtA PARK I*. I>ed«er» 7. Fish and Game fiead biologist Coachet Assoda W U Pet. OB venon on the ISO*. Smith M, Coke X sports viewers on Channel 11 Benedict Arnold* 5 0 1.000 - and Carr are both free H. Cerd* X has tentatively Identified the tion, will go to the Lions' pro- "jeered Bishop Montgomery next week. 2 .too a Ftimm* 11 D4ds*re 3. S .(00 2 agents. to 2-inch fish as the rare gram of providing aid to bund (Torrance) to the 2-A division From Candlestick Park in S .BOO 2 ANKfUCAN CAST W I. Pet. children and assisting In sight crown and Is now moving up San Francisco, the Giants will 3<md Shepherd ...1 4 .»0 J HUI* Owtout > .....e 1 .M» and endangered nevadenais » .187 4H ... .7 « .700 conservation. to the assistant's post at Lo- be bocta to the Los Angeles i.Schedule: RolUnc nil* Covenenl Game co- chairmen Tom yola University, will trstn a Dodgers Tuesday, Wednesday .ERA. n. Oood Shepherd, t p.m.; Benedict Araoide. 7 p.m. Facilities ......a S Reel Soe: .....". '.'.'.'.I I .HO 111 candae, a subspecies of Cy- prinodon known as the desert iawthorne High and Loyola and Thursday with Vin Scully Burkn Beadit* Ti Anteetrra. I p.m AMCRICAN WBST Schott of the Uons Club and Ken Brown, vanity basketball U. and Jerry Doggett calling the FRIDAY AND SATURDAY CHURCH tOrTBALL At Harbor W L Pet. ...........7 I ,S7S ...........7 2 .778 tup fish. This subspecies, not Loown to exist outside the coach at Aviation High in Re- Beoedaret will be assisted play-byplay. AT MeMAtTCR PARM donde Beach representing the by Noel Smith, coach of Haw Producer-director Bob Hie- B Chureh of Ood ft 0 1*00,.' S.CJ.B.C.A., have announced thorn* High. W U PcC QM Lewndalit Church 4 0 l.tt* H To Be Used .........:S « ..........2 7 .512 .. ., .......... 2 * .a» Reeuit* .333 ' Tecopa area, had not been ound there In recent years. stand's telecasting awlgnmen Red. Oh«pel 3 A summer-long mcieettos Tw**» 2*. Red Sox 14. For positive identification, that all arrangements (or Under the supervision of calls for Dodger Dugout with "orr ,-y AJemv. **..-.; i, 3 .260. SV program began Saturday at lat Luttt. ,.f Wk4M Sex U. AlhleMo* 3. training and equipping the Chuck Clustki, highly-eucceas- Bill Welsh; Dodger Warmup fit View ..'... .0 4 .DOT >s Angeles Harbor CoDege. some of the fish have been Tour Sq. CHureh 0 4 .000 four teams are virtually com- ful coach at Harvard Sohoo with Doggett interviewin Schedule Frldey Pee Vl*w B«pt The softball fiekb. tensd sent to a University of Mi- plete The LA. City team, coached team North Hollywood), the 1-Ai players and Scully giving top I. 4 8q Chtirch. Torr. l»t Luth ourts. football field, track, will be practicing at lev. cal points about the fort) CeJvery AJem., : N. Aed . Don Baker Wins 2nd chigan taxononust. Dr. Robert Miller, considered to be a top tral locations Valley Chris- coming game; the game pro] Okvreh: S. Bey Chureh gymnasium and body by Jim Ryan of Crsnsnaw HUn (ne« of Manual Arts) tian High (Artesia), Moorpark er; and Dodger Scoreboard. wttl conduct its drills at East Junior College, Los Angeles Action gets under way NDU6TRIAL 4AFTBALL LKAOUC gym will feature AT TORRANCC PARK oom will be open for use. JayCee Golf Tourney authority on Cyprinodon. An- other Cyprmodon expert. Dr. basketball and LOB Angeles College and Call Valley College, and Harvard 7:15 p.m. June 25, and 12:1 Vn» D*vlce ...... L l.nOO O Archery will also be offered. W 0 Pet. - swinging James Deacon, of Nevada fornia State College, Los An Assisting Cluftka will be p.m. June 26 and 27. tup** ............4 2 .M7 1 r»w.Ui*l ..... . .4 2 Ml J The program will po Baker. It year old Torrance Torrance Jay Cees. Southern University at Las Harold DeBl* of Valley Chris TRW Snnl-Cond 3 4 .e«S7 2 High School junior. Bested a winning trophie Vegas, also has been caUed Mncnavox ........S S ,5)|ii S seven days a week with the 74 to win Ike AmeUd by the United Cal n on the case. Ryaa, whose Manual Art* tlan and Dave McCultough of lr>«eerrh ..'.....* ^ -Mm S facilities open from 2 p.m. Bay Junior Golf Tour- fornia Bank. Maker wa won the city champion Santa Ynes. ship last aeaten after finish Each team la required to Best Athletes Inrhir HnrneU . n VI-n«Jr Ind ....0 « .000 .IM« I Turwley: lle(M» »«. rer. iley: llepe* »" the Alondra Gotf awarded a .port, co* from The DFG said the fish ap- Andrews. parently are coming from aa Ing la the runner-up spot the hold minimum oi 12 dayi Announced by fhuradiy ~TRW Bnn*-Ow»d Harbor osedttsGordjr chairman Ron underground stratum of year before, will be assisted of pre-game practice, Cent Devk«; lUrhor HorneU Baker, who wen the tonma- "Wp Ind. and VarntUasy wffl kant teat year, tied wttb the Davis that botf water, since the new pond TUSIDAY sUO-PITCH Yiaeth«M*Mtias. uWe Conference AT M.MAITCR PARK Baker and Bnsiecki will be has no surface inlet or outlet. Torrance Central By vote of the conferee .833 .641 many adults as well aa high school and college dents," says Walls. "The tha tttie away on a death nlayoff. on an expense paid tri to the CaHfornia State Junio In drilling the well, artes- the turn en the Championship Tournament, a depth of 60 first tappedthe ian water wes at coaches, the following at .3*3 Baker feet, but Little League letes have been named "Pit loptrittTCMJietir..»1 I .1(7 en of the Year" In their lureeeeor* ........ Bohodule: OoW Key v* ere «l. 7 »m.; Sop»Hh t .1(7 seem to be especially interest __ __ __ _ _ ___ June M to 28 at the Green ad in the body-building equip- par ». but went S ever en Tree Country Club at Victo ment" ------ . ... e«4M* well was drilled to 400 feat Although toe water coming MA4M MUBUB MU40M sptctlva Metropolitan Confer SwcejMce 8 p_m.: H. R . from the ground has a ten- enoe spring sports: Swlmmin_ In* S> ICeetx. t p.m A field of It golfers defreaa, H DoaTaylor (LJ.) and Glenn be using the fadlttka aocor* a linear old Jeav atatiag of students from Tor- peretere ef 1U te aba* H Ing to Wtflt, He Bated U«h ior Rifb ranee, Patos Verdes. Leu has been cooUng Barker (S.M.). Ootf Stove Cook (L.B.). Track Mon Wins Races scfcool basketball aa)4wan par M singer, Inglewood, Fvrmln Lev M degrees In the pond. Turner (East L.A.) Tennii From the pole positon, Dan Pates Verdes COHM! voOeybaO now with a 1 sura. Roiling Hills, Mira Co* The DFG bateves the flab Maurke Poirier (East LA). Ourney, driving his E*gl league and a feadnc group U, Aviation High Schools an may be coming from a parti Gymnastic* Dan Ferre (S M.). No. 48, equipped with Harve among those in tka program a representative from Ha cuiar stratum of underground Bataball Darryl Thomas aluminum and titanium, spec Summer _ abet a tbome Jr High, competed < water that baa a temperature lees than 112 wUcb (L.B.). Wrestling Ron Ken- to victory to capture the Tel the college ar« atiaiitiing spa- bsrdJ4> S on On Ittt bolttbe Alondra Park Golf Course is near the upper ftn|aranc« worthy (Cerritoc). BaaketbaU gram Trophy at Mosport, On cial sports and racnation while Kuaiacki shot a par * tooting an average round nights and OVSML This U*a*e limit of Wtdu (6.M.). tario, Caaaoi.