Clipped From St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Few Benton's Pitching Features Cards' Shutout Victory Recruit Beats Little Rock, 2 to 0, in 5 Innings, Allowing Only One Hit, Fanning Four. ONLY 17 FACE TWIRLER Haines, Barfoot and Pfeffer Will Share Hurling Assignment in Memphis Game Today. Irom a Special Correspondent of the Post-Dispatch. LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Apri; 5. Winding around mountain trails on railways apparently is not conducive to Cardinal hitting, but they managed to do enough yesterday here to beat the Little Rock Travelers, t 0. in a live-inning frame, cut short by a sudden downpour. At that, the Cardinals collected several safe blows in the five innings tb,ey were permitted to perform. Sid Benton. Arkansas University pitcher, made the Travelers roll over and play dead, so effective was he in the box. Just or bass hit was made off his delivery. He walked one man and fanned four, thre of them in succession. In five full innings only 17 men facd Benton. He retired the side In. order in the first, second, third and fifth. la the fourth he fanned Art Zoellera, who used to play at Washington University, ana then walked George Corrigan, St. Louis soccer star. Corrigan was forced at second by Dterks. a third St Louisan. Connolly then broke through with the only Little Rock safety of the game, a single la center, on which Dierks hurried to third. Benton, ' however, tightened and fanned Waco for the third out- , - - The Cards scored one in the third and again in the fourth. In the third. Jack Smith walked to begin the inning; and stole second, scoring on Founder's hot shot to center for a base. In th fourth. Heathcote beat out an infield bounder, as a starter and stole second. After To-porcer had flid out. Heathcote went to third on Ainsmith's out and rode across on Benton s luckv hit to right. Hornshy went hitless. but had a fine day in tha field. Heathcote will play left field for the remainder of the trip, McHenry having been called home because of his child's Illness. Haines, Barfoot and Pfeffer will be asked to work three Innings each In Memphis today. There Is a decided Missouri tinge to the Little Rock club. Corrig-an Zoellers and Dierkes oeinsr St. Lou-iana and Dickerman. the first baseman, and Elberf eld. pitcher, hailing from De Soto. Tae ecore: CARDINALS. , LITTLE ROCK. B R. H.E. T AB R.H.E. Exlth.rf 110 0 0 0 Feu r.lb 2 O H v, gan,Ci 1 0 i rra.3! 2 O Co'llT.of 2 0 I Wiino. 15 2 O i Leifir.rf 2 0 i Ijmh.c. 1 0 ; Brown. c. 0 . , J'rk'n.n 2 i Plek'a.p 1 0 ; CUry.p. o 0 O 0 O O O O o o 0 Fto.-k.3i 2 Ho y.C& 2 Mu'tr.cf 2 H'cw.lf 2 Ti'cr.s 2 Aln'tih.c 2 Bn'on.D 2 Tola la. 17 Tiv.a'is.la 1 0 f5m r:3 j nd of firth ir.cins on c-fount pf raia. Inmrra 1 2 ,T 4 5 drj,iu i .... O 1 1 t 2 Lltt! Rnrk 0 0 0 0 0 0 Stolen h Stock, Sm!!h. 0ou: plays Omtn to Wano; Jackson to Corrigari to TVafi. Pas4 bail Lapan. Ba fn tali Off Dickrtian. 11: off Clarv. 1; otl Benton. 1. Struck out By Dlck'raan. 2: ky Pntm. 4. ntrhicf record Off DtckriEai. T blta mni 2 run in 4 innir.en. Left on tuw Carfl'.tia's. o; Litt'a Kock. 2. Tlrra et taina 1:20.00. Vmsira Haines and Tut i.er.