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hat I t«« col* Rams And Panthers Lose In Openers, Slocomb Drops Out ''Long John" Whiddon of t h Midland City Flier* opened tht Wircfrasa Baseball League *ea- aon with ptenty of fir* aa ht Roy Knapp'a club to a no-hit t0f M OVer the Rfhobclh * an ^«»* ta ^2? i ^S?* C . ity , ^[ Wa * * ,_ . * Tht Filer* took tht match, 1 · In another eague opener Coach j drlv E. H. Moaeley. Columbia Lions oxh i b Jumped on the Headland Kami 7-4. . A scheduled game between Wickaburg and Slocomb was can* celled when Slocomb withdrew from tht circuit. Whiddon, a aixteen - year * old sp«dballer. had the Panthers in hand all the way as he whiffed eight and walked two. A six - three, 170 poynd.righthander. Whiddon pitched in tho Trl · County League laat year. The Klier« earned two hits off Colbert of Rehobeth, a double by Mathii and Stevens' tingle. Midland City scored their lone run in .. .. . J , . _., . ,, _, runs in the the third inning an Pilcher walked day to first and advanced hom«. ;th« ^__ ^- ^^^^ | »* «· ^f ^" ^» «^ 1 · · ^^ ^^^ r *«^iiP j^ %A ^^ b v ^^ W · Error* cost Coach Chester Lee » Headland nine thcri game with lumbla. Hardy of Columbia and! Headland's Killingnworth started Trout on the mound. KiUingnworth y five frames and Knowles fmiahtd

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  1. The Dothan Eagle,
  2. 06 Apr 1947, Sun,
  3. Page 15

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