The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1940 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 21, 1940
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i^f AGE SIX Connie Advises Rookies JBLYTIJIQVILLE! (ARX.) COURIER NEWS Giants Play Tigers Today, Reds Are Olf For Havana Ily Unitdl Press TAMPA, Fla., March '21 (UP)— Tile main squad of the Cincinnati:. Heds was scheduled (o arrive In' Havana this niornlns; for several exhibition games wlih Cnbnii .ill- star teams. Three Red pitchirs although solved for 11 hits, blunV «1 the Philadelphia Phillies, ll-o. at Miami llc-acli yesterday. WINTER HAVEN. Fla, March 21 (UP)—Tlie New York Cilnn play the Detroit Tigers In an C' htbltion game today with ![ Schumacher nnd Cm) Hnbbe schedule 1 to pitch fonr-innii dlretchts Former Giant. Dick Bn tell singled with loaded bases in tl ,innlh, inning yesterday to gl< the Tigers an 8-7 decision over tl Gianfe. LOS ANGELES, Ciilii., March - lUPj—The Philadelphia Athleti' victors only once in live .siai against major league opposltloi I'ettnned to Pacific coast Lcagu competition—where they have \vo 10 of 12 eaines-asjaiiist, the l.o. .Angeles Angels today. The A's los lieie jesterriay to (he Chtcag Cubs, 7-3, oh a homer with th bases loaded by Cilen Russell tn 111 .seventh i ,nlng off Buck reo* Russell's blew wiped out n :i- T'hltiidclphin lead. . HOLLYWOOD, Ha., March 2 •<UP) — The Philadelphia Phillip •sought to regain the victory to) unm today against Columbus o the American Association, Tin Phils, willi three victories nt'ntns minor league opposition, losl tlieli tlihd tlinight to n major league foe yesicidny when the Cinctnnnt Reds rolled up n 10-0 score n Miami Beach, ORLANDO, Fin., March 21 (UP, —The Washington Senators sjiUI'- aed 11 hits to beat the Cleveland •Indians 7 to 2 yesterday. Three pitchers—Ken Chiisc. Jose Haynes and Walter Mastcrsoti — held' the Indian'; to iix hits. Cecil Travis hit. for (he circuit, for the Nats' first run. PASADENA, Calif., March 21 tUP)— A barrage of \\ania rim's from Pittsburgh Pirnlc bats y cs - teiclay defeated the Chicago \vi\Ue Sox, 10-7 Fletcher, Hip.zo and .'fliiglmii an lifted ,j,c ball out oi the park lor circuit, blows and t-ustine achieved the feat, twice The only Chicago homer was made ^' frtwi Sollcrs, who lives iii Pittsbuigh •£*•*' FORT MYERS/Plnj, Mnrcf, 21 OP)—The Cleveland Indians had thcli Icit open date today on their exhibition gnme schedule hs'innu- ngcr 05c.ii vitt ordered intensive batting practice after yesterday's second straight, defeat. The Washington Senators, aided by five tribe errors, defenteil the Indians 7-2 The -Indians got only seven hits three or which didn't, sec outfield •3* Connie Mack. 71-year-old mnnaijer of the Athletics, oilers a word f advice, above, lo Denny McCoy, his $'15.000 rookie injiclder. Below, Mack explains the new pitching rule lo Hennnn DC.OT, huge recmii p from Memphis. 'itgomcnl against the New Glflnt.i. vvhom they defeated f 2 Iniun:;?. lierc Wednesday. Die}; Conner. Die former York -7 In _ - Cnl- foi'iiia college star, was credited vilh the victory for holding the jianls scoreless in the lust Innig. Dick liartcll, a former Ciiant, rove in the winning run with a ngle nnd contributed a homer and double. ' ST. PETEHSHUKG, Fin., March i (UP)—Joe Medivick, only SI. outs Cardinal holdout, wns clue ere tonight, lo discuss contract erms. The management announced ,had slyncd Bill Delancey, scn- •tional catcher of the 1'JIM lamplonship series who was torc- I out of baseball Hie following •Jar by illness. A dcnl with Sac- meiUo was pending in cornice- on with Delancey. The Rod Birds so announced purchase from the limts of Outfielder Morris Jones. 'flic Cards were lo meet, (be !3os- n Red Sox again today after los- 8 Ihclr nrsl game to Ihe Croniii am. 1 to 0, on outfielder Ted 'imams' home run. tcn^rie." The one-two punch holds true in the National League. The champion Cincinnati Heds and their sternest challengers, the Cnnllnnls liavc ihe toughest blag-bang combinations in (he Ford Prick belt. The Reds can throw Frank McCormick and ival Goodman at opposing pitchers. And the Cards ivive Johnny Mini; mK | Dnckv Medwick IhiU is, if Medwick signs. to. S And hc Ducky Wncky, it will will have to come to terms. Unpopular with Ihe players mho think he cost them (he pennant ],i K ( } ; rav by loafing! and unpopular wit! Mining?!- Hlaclos nvho rcscnls Hit irst Box Office Attraction! Mack Has Had Since i Foxx' Departure ! Hy JKKKV HKONm?lKi,n' NBA Service Sports IMKor ; Connie Mack Ins « drawing card ' other than himself this siirln- •omcthltig the Athletics have hofTi without since Jimmy Foxx was sold : to Die llpjl fio.x. 'Jlie new bucks office nui|ji, ull . Is licimy .McCoy, and present in- ' dlcntions are that before It opeir i the riiiulnr season Ihf- Phlladel- i phln club will B et brisk at lea-,t ! Half o; tlie $45,000 it paid i'i t . j,,. ' fielder for signing. The A's, v.'lio linven't finished higher tlKin seventh in five yen,', i arc uUmctlng from 5000 lo 7000) |ier ,ons to exhibition games m i lliftli- conditioning base, Amihelm i Calif. j Pins across Ihe country Imvcn'i seen (he venerable Mack wave his hcoiocai'il in many u year, and I v 1th McCoy Diving them . some- ( tiling at which to look on the, field, the A't should do nil rl-hl i finnnclally on the way east ° ' While not exactly a Chancy! Ciclirlngcr, McCoy, one of the 30- ' odd freed from the Detroit chain sans by Emancipator Lnndls, en.s- , Hy nmy turn out' to be ,n good buy j A left-hand hitter who smacks Ihe ball a fair piece. h c , s 01 ,i v 2 > MACK HAD TO SKLI, StAltK TO SAVE OI.UIl With any kind of pitching, the A's may finish sixth, but the nlccsl thing about reviewing them this Irlp Is Muck should make some money wllh the aid of McCoy and nlglit e.-iincs. II Is no secret iVfnck had to dispose of Uog Grove ami others to meet notes. He iiiiani have 'lost the club had he not peddled Foxx and some more two winters later i There never was anything cheap about Mack, however, nnd he has , , dose to 5200.000 for talenl Eince-«45.000 for McCoy, $35000 for Shortstop Bill Ulliml. $25.000 for Third Baseman Al Rubelin?. nnd a considerable .sum for Har- i man BCS.W. n huge sotithpiw -whc ' boasted Ihe lowest earned run av- in the Southern Assoclalioi Mcdivick hns s-.ild about WISH I ENJOMP My 'MAKIN'S' SMOKES UKE YOU M WHY NOT? ROLL UP THIS PRINCE AtBERl -IT'S BETTER TOBACCO SAN ANTONIO, rex., March 21 UP)— Georfc Cofrmnn and Roxle iwson wero .scheduled to hurl for e St. Louts Browns toilav in oir game with ihe Toledo Miid- hens or the American Sport Parade Bj HENK.T MeLEMOKJt Flu.. March to:lay n defl- ST. PETEBSBURG 21. (UP)-It wa s,,-t .... that I realized there wn: nltc kinship between baa g. As recently us ycstcrd I hnve stonily (and I i o the tune of 185 pr and twin chins) denied there thin him) and unpopular with Owner Sum Brendon (who tlilcks he is being shoved around a bit nii'd held up) Joe probably will hnv lo capitulate or sit out the 19-10 base- bail clnnce. But to get back 'to the one-two punch. All of the combinations mentioned present n right-handed ,, ,1 '"' ie j - ** .JVJIIHIL-HI rts^u-iatioii [ Speaking of | — 2.48—in bugging 17 for Mem-i 1:2 in- ,..r. | Vh'K. j In addition lo Brssc. he has added Pitchers Johnny TJalilch Ed HciiRscr, Pat McLausjhlhi ' : n, ( | Cicorec (Slltk) coffnnn, riahl^ naiiders, and Elon Ho»sett and Jennings Poindexter, ieft-hanaei's. Hi'Mai fiiimcd in in 308 -innings in winning n and dropping 0 for Knnsiis City. Ksusser'cap- Hired in for' Memphis. Hoi-sell copped IG for Minneapolis. Poiti- dextcr dirt wull with AUiinla. Mo- Lmighlln had n better pHchiug record than his club—Toledo 'Hie Tigers employe;! Coffmun as a relief worker, KOOKIt: CATCIIEIt LOOKS MKK AN'OTItKK MICKEY Holdovers are the righthanders George Caster, Nelson i'otler Bill Beckinnw, Lee Raw and faster McCrabb, ami the southpaw, Chubby Uenn.. Prank Hayes, who held out. is expected to again do (he bulk of the catching. The well-seasoned Enrle Bmeker Is still around, and some critics have (he Idsn Mack :ias another Bill Dickey In willowy Hul Wagner. Fred Clinpnun, purchased from Springfield, Mass., has been im- wcsslvc competing ngalnsi Ullnixl or the shoristop berth, nick tiei- )ert is the first baseman nnd Joe Ganlenbein and Dario Lo.1lgluii| are among (hose present in the event newer hands fall by ihe vaysidc at infield positions. Sam Chapman only hns lo ;>!'•'.; , . >, U ir|"r> '» llis Wiling to round oiit ~ii! t liuhlheavywelght. box-I S|)lc " <ifd outfield in whirli he in the negro A. A. U.' w<llll(l « Q flanked by Bob Johnson hitter and n left-handed hitler That Is the ideal comlilimlion. As Paul Derringer lold me—nnd Derringer is a fair counlrv judge— thai cotnblnntlon' nraki's it Impossible for a Ditcher to let up I'i'en u little bit. "lie Die pitcher a rUIU- handcr or n left-hander." says piuil, "he must bear down with nil he hns on nl lensl o;ie of Diem," But enough of this Informnllvc writing. The next thing you know t'U be explaining ti, c Ceciinitiiic oi ihe drag bunt, or why n good base runner tags second with ins left foot when running out n triple. Shannon Little Wins District A.A.U. Title Shannon Little, former star ath- liHc at Harrison school (negro) here, now attending Le Moync ne- gro college at Memphis has « to par- .-elf lolling nude,- a lm [, n tl ,, e wi(l) Moo Ben; of the Boston Reel Sox- one of the better minds, baseball or otherwise, in this country. And before we quit lolling he had established a definite relationship between the two. He bound them together with the expression "one-two punch." There never was a boxing clwm- i pion who didn't have a one-two punch. Berg pointed out. and then continued to explain that the chi-[ contention for the major leastue - this year would be nndf by teams with die 5n mc tliin» "Lets look at Die Anipricjn League," Berg said: "Barring nccl- ocin the main contention will be between the Yankees a: - ( | th( . Kcd -ox. Each of the chrfe can throw a deadly one-two punch. On the \anks the one-two Is provided by 'os DiMaggia alu i Bl] | Dickcv D1 _ 11 >tJt>i(j t(\((- iip, *y|n • *'" >' knocks it out." Rcmtmlerinj Charley Keller. I „ ' 8 ° to A and Wally Moses." with Wilson Milei- nnd the ancient Al Simmons In reserve. ": for the national competition Little knocked out William Scott in the second round of his onlv match to win the district line. " a slcp turlht>r all onc-two-tlnej , )Urith . ' rlcl ' t hb to ' , mela!lchol i-' "let's « Rcd^ UV ° hlllcr3 - Now »i- -Red iox. our one-two ° to to , those two fellows for ' them PROTECTIVE BLENDING MILDNESS 1,1 the _Tm^DAY,J\IARCH 21, 1940 I't I'lw goo?*" <•" .'(.."ruing 'w.! frk^^s^Ak*] BtKNDED WHISKEY Calvere "Rumt": 90 Proof-d5% G«in N e , J(J1 , .spurn. Cop>-ngbi 19^0, Calvcrt Disiillers Corpof»iion, New York Ciiv. , tome v».« 7 -- on hafl iwc.i M»* ^l^'LVch .«• £ ^«»2&£tf& RIGHT OUT OF Pennwood Suits -, nil \V/\S _for solid comfort he smoothest SprW and Sum" OXFORDS Bros. HOST? 35c

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