19480416 Kingsport Times-News (Kingsport, Tennessee) Sunday, May 16, 1948 p8 CLIP.pdf
Miller Breaks Shot Â»-A Sunday. May 16, IMS KINGSPOKT TIMES-NEWS^ * * * * -fr -jfc- -*Â· -k Â· it it if it , . ' * * - i f : if-'- ' if- if if it ''it it if it Appy Rookie Flashes Are * Doing Okay In High Ball Bristol--AP--The "Big Throe" of the 1947 rookie crop in the Appa lachian League is doing okey in higher circles this season. Homer Moore, slugging o u t f i e l d e r ' o f the Blticfield Blue-Greys, wh receivtd the Appalachian Spoi'UwrltorÂ» and Sport.iciialcrs Anaoclntioi trophy as the "rookie of the year" jumped nil the way to .Class A Knrl is with Hartford of the Eastern League. John Mullen, Secretary of the Boston Braves' minor league operations Ssays that "Homer attended training with Standings ACrALAClllAN I.EACUK Clnki , Yf L Pel Pulaski a 4 .60 Johnson City ,8 5 .61 "Welch a 61 K1NCSPOBT 6 7 .46 New River 6 7 .46 Sllzabelhton 5 7 .41' Bluefleld 5 7 .41 Briltol 4 8 ,33J Game* Toda? Welch at Elizabtthum 12). Johnson City at Biucficld (21, K1NCSPOBT at Pulaski 12). New River nt Bristol |2|. Saturday .Night's Keiulti Johnson City 7. Pulaslcl 0. Welch 5. Bristol 3. Eltzabethton 5. New River 9. Blue.'ltld 8; KINGSrORT 7. AMERICAN LEAGUE Club* IV L Pet Philadelphia , , 16 6 .727 Cleveland 12 5 .106 K*w York 13 8 .619 Boston 11 11 .500 Detroit 11 14 .440 Washington 9 12 .42! St. Eouis . 7 11 .389 Chicago 3 15 -.16 Yesterday's Scores Philadelphia 3-8. New York l-Â«. Boston 5. Washington 0. Detroit 4. Si. Louis 1. Cleveland 7. Chicago 1. Today's Games St. Louis at Detroit--Zoldak (0-2) V; Jloutteman (0-41. Philadelphia at New York--Brlsfiie (3-2) vs Reynolds 5-Oi. Washington at Boston 2Â»--Hudson (1-21 and Wynn (3-2) vs Kramer (2-1) and Kinder (1-0). Chicago at Cleveland (2)--Wight (1-2) Â£xid Grove tl-2) vs Lemon (3-2) and Kennedy Kennedy (0-0). NATIONAL LEAGUE Clik W L Pel st. Louis n i .63: Hew Yorlc 12 8 .600 Plttsbunth 12 10 .545 Saturn 11 10 .524 ^Philadelphia 12 11 .522 Brooklyn 11 11 .500 Chicago . Â« 12 .100 Cincinnati I 17 .320 Tcsierdaj'K Scare* Philadelphia 1. New York 0. Cincinnati 5. Chlcaco 2. Boston 1. Brooklyn 0. E-.. Louis 8. Pittsburgh 3. Today's Games Boston at Brooklyn--Sain 42-2) vs Bran New York at Philadelphia 121-- Koslo '2-1) and Newsom 'O-li vs Simmons (1-2 and Donnelly l2-2t. Cincinnati at Chicago--Walter (0-11 vÂ» Chambers i l - l i . PUUbureh at 81. Louis--HiEbe (1-1) vs Jlckson (2-1 r. WelchWallops Bristol Twins By 5-3 Score Â· Welch ---- The Welch Miners 'shelled Buck Henry from the mound with five hits and four runs in the third inning and went on to post a 5-3 decision on the Bristol Twins here last night. A single by Hoffner and a triple by Cathey started the movement to send Henry to the showers. Camerota Camerota lolloycd with a sinple and 'trotted home on Wheaton's double. Popelsky drove a single into center center to score Wheaton. Welch added another in the fourth and Gilbo mastered the situation situation until the eigrhth when Bristol drove a score over on successive singles by Gentry, Gannoe and Green. ^ In the top of the last frame three more singles, this time by Alexander, Alexander, Gannoe and Green, scored two more runs for the Twins. TVcleb . AB R H! Bristol AB R H A 1 OlMusselman ss 3 1 11 Alexander Ib 5 1 HGentry If 4 1 3! Gannoe rf 31 Green 2b Carlln T! HoHner 2b .Cathey Ib Camerota 3b Wheaton cf Moyer If Popelsky c McGarvey ss Gllboo 11 Romeo cf UTamborskl 3b ItCammcyer c 1! H r n r v u I M n t u n n --I 5 121 Totals n o . Total! 36 5 121 Totals 40 3 11 Errors: Mussclman. Camcrota. McGnr- vey. Runs batted in: Qannoe, Green 2, Catbey. Camerota. .Wheaton 2. Popelsky. Two base hits: Green 2, Wheaton. Three^ bue hits: Cathey. wild pitch: Matus 2. Hit by nitcher: Camerota by Matus. Struck on balls: . out by Henry 1. Mnlus 4, Ollbo12. Ill In *ff: Henry (I in 2 Innings. Matus 6 In fi Passed ball: Popelxky. Losing pitcher Jienry. Umpires: Gale and Severn. Time 3:59. . BreckeenTops Pittsburgh 8-3 St. Louis--2P--An old teammate, Johnny Hopp, broke up Harry (The -Cat) Brochcen'n scoreless inning string at 32% innings last night but the St. Louis Cardinals already had an eight-run lead for an 8-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Redbirds took over undisputed .possession of the National League first place for the second time this week, nttiburih , Rolek ss Mains aBockman GrecK p - Gustlne 3b Hopp cf Kiner If Westiake rf ' Stevens Ib Murtaugh 2b Basgall 2b Kluttzc * Riddle P -Lombard! T) Â·Wilson ss AB K HI SI. Louis 3 0 0 1 LaFolnte Ib 0 0 0 1 Moore r f 0 'OlMuslallf 0 olslaughter rf 2 3IKurowskl3b 1 21 Lang 3b 0 2!JonesIb 0 0[ Marlon ss OiBrecheen p 0! AB R H 0 0 _ 0 01 0 01 0 01 0 Ol 2 0 01 spring our Milwaukee club of the American Association anc considering the experience he has had in profccsional baseball he performed performed crodlhly. However, in view of the fact that Milwaukee -had on its roster experienced outfielders like Gillenwater and Fernandez it was deemed advisable to transfer Homer lo a club where he could bo assured of playing every dny." Moore reported is hitting around .300 at Hartford. Ralph Davis, rangy New River outfielder, who was runner-up to Moore,, and . "Wild Bill" Arrildt, rookie pitching sensation of the pennant-winning Pulaski Counts, are both in the Class B.Piedmont circuit, Leave Good Records Davis is an outfielder with "the Richmond Colts and was the early spring sensation. Arrildt is pitching for the Newport News Dodgers, and turned in a five-hitter Friday night in beating Norfolk 7-3. These three freshman flashes left records behind them for the 1948 Appalachian rookies to shoot at. Moore clubbed the ball at a .362 pace for Bluefield, blasted out 31 home runs, 8 triples and 12 doubles for 258 total bases and batted in 117 runs. Defensively he handled 154 putouts and 9 assists, started one double play and made 0 errors for an average of .948. Loop Mark In RBI Davis set a new league record for runs batted in with 139 and led in total bases with 204. He hit ; 344 for Lhe Rebels, hfs blows Including 17 lomcrs, 17 triples and 35 doubles. Afield he didn't burn up the league, but did all right in handling 175 putouts and 8 assists and starting one double play. Fourteen errors pulled his overall average down to 029. Arrildt, while setting a new eague record with 188 bases on balls, led the circuit in victories vlth 19 while dropping 6. decisions. He struck out 178 batters and had an earned run average of 4.43. He earn with Zeke Zclsz, another ex cellent first year performer, to pitch .he Counts to the pennant. Full Schedule Of Twin Bills In Loop Toddy Bristol -- (Spl.) -- The first big unday doublchcadcr program in he Appalachian League is on tap oday as the East-West tests be ween the clubs continue. Welch -comes into Elizabethton and New River is at Bristol as the astern'clubs operate away from heir home bases, while Johnson Uity moves east to Bluefield 8 Kingsport invades Pulaski. The complete schedule for the veek is as follows: Sunday New -liver at. Bristol (2). Welch at Elizabethton 12). Johnson City Hi Bluefield (2). KINGSPORT at Pulaski (21. Monday New River at Bristol. Welch at Elizabethton. Johnson City at Bluefield. KINGSPORT at Pulaski. Tuesday Welch at KINGSPOBT. nrlfttol 111 Jllucllrld. New nlver ft'. Johnson City. Bllznbcthton at Pulnskl. Wednesday Welch at KINGSPORT. Bristol at Bluellcld. New River st, Johnson City. Ellz.ibcthton at ruins*! Thursday Pulaski at Bristol. Â· Â·* ' Dliicfleld nt Ellzubethton. KINGSrORT nt New River. Johnson City at Welch. Krlday Pulnsfcl at Bristol Bluefield nt Ellznbcthton, KINGSPOHT at New River, Johnson City at Welch. Saturday Pulnskl nt Bristol. Bluefield nt Ulli-.nbclhlon. KINOSPORT nt New River. Johnson City at Welch. Bluefield ' -v ^*^ ' Engel Will Air Gripes By Fans Chattanooga --./P -- Joe Engel, president of the Chattanooga Lookouts, Lookouts, is putting the gripes of fans against his cellar-dwelling baseball team on the air. A radio announcer will circulate through the stands and give volume volume to the wails of Lookout supports supports against Bngel, the team and the umpires. The gripes will be heard over a loudspeaker and over the radio three nights a week. "Everyone will have a chance now along with those leather- lunged wolves," Engel said. Tribe Takes On Pulaski Club Today 'Combining an even dozen base knocks with seven bases on balls and taking advantage of five glaring Kingsport errors, the Bluefield Blue- 3rays downed the Cherokees ? 'to 7 last night to earn a split n their two-game series at J. Fred Johnson Park. The loss was Kingsport's sceonc n six games with northern compc- .ition in the past week. ' Last evening's game was as bad as Friday's was good. Both sides booted, the ball frequently and the Jitching was erratic. And despite he fact the clubs combined their batting for a total of 21 hits, no ess than 25 men were left stranded on the hassocks. A dozen of that number belonged to Kingsport. - The' Blue-Grays helped themselves themselves to a single tally in the first, ut Kingsport came back in the same frame to score three times and drive Bellamy to the showers. Fennel) Hit* Homer Each scored single runs in the second, but Bluefield knotted it with paij; in the third. Two one-run rallies-gave the Tribe the advan age at the end of the fifth, however. however. . " . Bluefield tied the score and .won he game in the next two frames, icoring two times in each inning, Â·"ennell, Blue first sacker, homered ver the Â· right field fence in the lixth to knot the count, and George jacy's club combined a hit batsman, batsman, a stolen base and a brace of mc-basers in the seventh to ice the /ictory. Red MJncy's club' tried in the ninth, but could score only once. Bill Douglas, second of three Cingsport hurlers, took the de- eat. Bob Reece started but was atted off the hill in the second, nd Gene Howcll, who pitched a hrcc-hittcr Friday, followed Dougas. Dougas. New Player In Lineup Pennell .paced the winners' at- ack with a home run, double and ingle in three times at the plate. Cousins and Zajac each had a pair f safeties. Don Boseo, a newcomer to the Tribe lineup, and. Billy Mead had two each for Kingsport. The Cherokees travel to Pulaski today fbr a twin bill with the league-leading Counts, and play n single game there Monday evening. Ernie Ibach and cither Bob Knaub or Bill Smith are scheduled to hurl this afternoon. Blnefleld AB R Jl| Kinfsport AB R II 5 1 THE SAL.LEY TWINS--'J' and 1 University of Mississippi, rest commerce school freshman. The Athletics Both Macks Victors By Scores Of Â·3-1, Then 8-6 Zajac cf Snrarruc ss Cousins 3b Pcnricll Ib Kitrpenski If H l l l r f Beers c SRundcrs 2b Bellamy D Wcnnlnfr p . Lei and p 2|OrcBh cl HMcnd 3b 2lRovner 2b Mlncy U . Homlnsky ss 11 Bosco rl URuss c 1! Lincoln Ib nlRcece n llDoufflas D OlHowell p laOilkey 12t Totals a O r o u n d e d out, Ipr Howell in 9th. BLUEFIELD " 112 002 ' 200--8 KING SPORT, 310 110 001--7 Errors: Beers, Zajac. Saundcrs. Honln- sky 2, Rovner. Russ 2. Runs battocl In: Pennell 2, Zajnc, Karpcnskl, G.tkey. Boson. Mlncy, Lincoln. Two base hits: Pennell, Russ. Home run: Pennell. Stolen bases; Beers, Zajac. Mead 3. Rovner. Russ, Mincy. Sacrifices: IVenninff. Lincoln. Hill, Grcsh, RUSB. Double play: Russ and Rovner. Rovner. Left on base: Bluefield 13. Kinpsoort 12. Bases on balls: Off Bellamy 2, "Wen- nliiK 5. Leland I, Recce 3, Douslas 2, Howell 2. Struck out: By Wennine 2. Liland Liland 1. DoURlns 3. Howell 3, Hits o f f ; Bellamy !i in 2-3 I n n i n g : W e n n l n u 5 In 5 2-3: Leland 2 In 2 2-3; Rnccc 3 in 1 1-3: DnuKlas 7- In 5: Hownll 2 tn 2 2-3. Wild nil'Chon: n d l r i m v 2. W i n n i n g nlt,chcr: W p n n n t n r c , LoninFt hltr.hur: Donirlri.v U m p i r e s ; Hollowjiy nnrt MuOonry. Time 2:33. NewHurlerTo Join Lookouts Chattanooga--/?--Henry Pippin, a right hand pitcher, ; has been obtained obtained by the Chattanooga Lookouts Lookouts from Portland, Ore., of the Pacific Coast League^ President Joe Engel said. Pippin won a single game and lost five for Portland last year. Two other pitchers, Oren Baker and Jack McKinney; were secured by the Lookouts this week. Two Pitchers Cut By Chicks Memphis --IP-- Manager Jack Onslow pared the Memphis Chicks' roster down to the Southern League limit of 19 players. : Pitcher Ray Poole, former University University of Mississippi football star, was given an outright release at his own request. He was offered a chance to go to Muskegon, Mich., of the Central League but refused, Onslow said. Also cut from the roster was Alex Danelishen, righthanded hurler, New York--B?--The Philadelphir Athletics solidified their hold 01 irst place in the American Leagui Saturday by k n o c k i n g Y o r k Yankees In both ends of d o u b l e h e a d e r 3-1 and capacity crowd of 69,416, larges ever to see .a baseball show at Yankee Stadium, saw the A's lit a ninth-inning threat by th Yankees to come through with win v i c t o r y , Trailing 8-4, the Yankees scored two runs with two out in the and had the bases loaded as Phi Marchildon faced lefthanded hitter Yogi Berra. The Yankee catcher fouled out to f i r s t baseman Yorlc to end the game. The d o u b l e win increased A's lead o v e r r u n n e r - to a game and a half. The thin place .Yankees trail Cleveland by a game. Joe Coleman, aided by two tional catches by o u t f i e l Valo, o u t p l t c h e d Frank cop the o p e n e r . Valo raced the right f i e l d corner to George ' McQuinn's long drive the sixth. Two innings later, he robbed Berra of a certain homer when he rammed into the bleacher barrier in right to make a p nomenal c a t c h . T h e knocked Valo to the ground un conscious 1 but he held onto the He was replaced by George Sinks Ferriss Pain's first homer of season broke up a scoreless due in the seventh. Hank Majeski,- former Yankee spearheaded the Athletics' 10-hit attack in the second game. He drove in five runs with a single his fourth homer of the season ncrcu.ii: h l n RBt total for t h son to 2-1, Jon PriK'c, who r e l i e starter Rod E m b r e c with tied at 4-4 in the f i f t h , with the loss, his first of the Marchildon went all the way to register his f o u r t h victory one loss for the A's. Phila!'lhla All II IIINew York An H H KH :i 2 11 Brown fin 4 3 3IMapes rf 2 0 l I L i n c t c H i r S 2 1 lIDlMafftflo cf 4 fl 1 I nIBcrra c 5 0 .1 0 I M o h n s o n S b R 1 2 I M c Q u l n n l r 0 nlstlrnwelss 2b 3 o ;i 0 fll Embree p 1 0 1 n olnKeller 1 0 JlbPrcy McCoskv 11 Blnks r[ White rf Pain Ib York Ib Majeski 3b ?rmpmun ct [losar r. Sudcr 2b Marchildon p DIPflRC p [Gumpcrt p . IcSouchock Totals 37 8 10.' Totals 37 6 10 RForccd stlrnwclps for Embree In 4th. bUttll for Kcllnr In 4th. rShiKlrcl /or Gumpert In IHh, PHILADELPHIA Â· 103 010 130 fEW YORK 200 200 002-- fi Error: .Johnson. Runs butted in: Ma- cski S. DlMnRRlo, Eerra. Mapcs Â· 3. McCosky, McCosky, White, Lindcll. Two base lifts: Too.it. White. Three base hits: Mr.Qulnn. DlMafftrto. Â· Home run: Mnlcski. Strikeouts: Marchildun 3, Pane 1. Klfc by pitcher, by embree i P a l n l : by Mnrcr.lldon Klo). LosInK pitcher: rape. MAYS WINS POLE Indianapolis -- JP -- Rex Mays, has entertained a lot of racing and burned up a lot of automobiles, Saturday won the Number one starting position for the 32nd annual annual 500-mile race May 31st. who was sent here by the Chicago White Sox. He'll go to Muskegon on option.