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TUCSON, KWZOTCT. RfOffl»Y EVENING. UULY S. National League Team Has Edge In Hitting And Hurling ^~s _ __ Arky Vaughn Best Hitter In Ail-Star Game Bat And Ball Fund To Receive $100,000 From Two Tilts Wide World Sports Colnmnlst By HUGH FtlLERTON, JR. NEW YORK, July 6.--That 'American league all-star team is 'going to look mighty funny ·without Jimmie Foxx out there. . . - But it would look ·oven funnier if Jimmy were play- Ing on the other side... Incidentally -where are the figures to back up the usual story of National league pitching vs. American league hitting?... Outside of Lou Boudreau. who has hit two-for-two in the past, Arky Vaughan's .400 is the best all-star batting average for any of tday's starters. Ted Williams tops the American leaguers ·with ' .333... If they sell out the Polo grounds tonight and the Cleveland stadium, tomorrow night, the Bat and Ball fund still will get omy $100,000, which will buy only about 22 per cent o£ the equipment that the soldiers and sailors have asked · for. MONDAY MATINEE , New York couldn't round up ·ny military units to put on a pre-game show for the all-star crowd trat Cleveland will have plenty. Camp Cnstcr, Mich., will Inrnlsh a tank destroyer battalion and an artillery unit while i the Marines will supply a crack drill u n i t . . . D e a n Cromwell, the Southern California track coach and Jett Cravath, the football boss, are reported , feuding be' cause a conplc of track men are going ont for football. TODAY'S GVEST STAR "Wilbur Kinley, Jackson (Miss.) Dally News: "See where each, member of the'Brooklyn Dodgers will sign a 1 pledge to donate a pint of his blood to the Army and Navy plasma bank. The boys who carry Dodger blood Into battle againut th« Axis should do all right. Look what the Dodgers are doing with it In. the National league," i PROFESSIONAL NOTE Wh«n Bnddy Atkinson, the 120-pound I/onlsvllle Times reporter, rolnnteered to do battle with , a wrestling bear for the ·ake of a story, he signed his piece, "By 'Buddy Baer' Atkin. ·on, Times 'Cub' reporter." SERVICE DEPT. 'Colgate TJ. lists five of Its former athletes who have died in the war. ' Navy Lieut. Marsh W. Miller (lacrosse), died in the bombing of ' Cavite; Army Lieut. Donald Dubois (1941 intercollegiate ski champion) , was killed in New Caledonia; Lieut. Robert V. Brossmer, RCAF, (box- Irig and lacrosse) was last seen when his plane went down in an attack on occupied France; Aircraftsman Ralph McCutcheon, RCAF, (swimming and track) and Aviation Cadet Richard A. Reid (tennis) died In airplane accidents, Negro Team Play§ Lions Tomorrow The crack Victory team, Phoenix Negro aggregation which won the Arizona state championship, last year under the name of the Arizona Compresses, will meet the Tucson Laundry Lions, members of the City Semi-Pro league, tomorrow night at Randolph park. Lefty Gene Devine, 6-2 winner "in the local circuit, will match offerings with Lefty (Sraokeball) Lewis of the visiting team to provide plenty of fireworks for the ·gama. How They Stand SEMI-PRO LEAGUE Aztecas -Laundry Lions El Centres Nogales S. P. Lines ,-Quartermasters ...'....... last Night's Game El Centres, 10; Aztecas, 9. No game tonight NATIONAL LEAGUB .583 .545 .545 .545 ,455 .300 21 29 34 37 41 40 47 54 .712 .597 .547 .519 .481 .459 .420 .280 Brooklyn 52 St. Louis 43 Cincinnati - 41 New York - 40 Chicago -'- 38 Pittsburgh 34 Boston 3 4 Philadelphia 21 Yesterday's Results Chicago, 3-6: St. Louis, 5-11. Cincinnati, 3-5; Pittsburgh, 4-2. Brooklyn, 5-2; Boston, 6-1. New York, 2-3;.Philadelphia, 3-5. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 50 26 Boston - 46 Cleveland 45 Detroit ; : 44 St. Louis 37 Chicago 31 Washington 29 Yesterday's Results Boston, 3-5; Washington, 4-0. St. Louis, 2-13; Chicago, 14-2. Philadelphia, 5-2; New York, 4-4. Cleveland, 1-5; Detroit, 10-1. 30 35 38 41 44 50 .658 .605 .562 .537 .474 .413 .367 PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Sacramento 57 Los Angeles 54 San. Diego - 5o San Francisco 47 Seattle 46 Oakland 43 Hollywood 39 Portland - 3 Yesterday's Results Oakland, 5-2; Sacramento,,7-7. Seattle, 1-2; Hollywood,.4-0. Portland, 4-0: San Francisco, 8-5. Los Angeles, 3-2; San Diego, 4-1. 36 38 43 42 47 49 58 58 .613 .587 .552 .528 .495 .467 .402 .356 AMERICAN ASSOCIATION 31 35 38 41 42 41 47 47 .603 .539 .525 .506 .494 ,494 .427 .420 Kansas City 47 Columbus 41 Milwaukee - 42 Indianapolis ...., 42 Minneapolis 41 Louisville - 40 Tolsdo - 35 St. Paul 34 Yesterday's Results Milwaukee, 7-2; Kansas City, 12-0. Louisville, 6-3; Indianapolis, 9-4. Toledo, 6-4; Columbus, 3-8. Minneapolis, 3-4; St. Paul, 4-5. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Newark :: 47 31 .603 Jersey City ... - 4 6 31 ,5», Montreal - 44 34 .564 Toron to 42 39 -519 Baltimore -.34 39 .466 Buffalo - 36 44 .450 Syracuse .._ 36 46 .439 Rochester ..-30 51 .370 Yesterday's Results Toronto, 1; Syracuse, 0. Newark. 12-8; Montreal, 5-6. 'jersey City, 5-5; Baltimore, 1-4. Buffalo, 63; Rochester, 1-4. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION 34 40 40 39 41 40 47 59 .590 .545 .535 .530 .512 .506 .447 .344 Little Rock 49 Atlanta 48 Nashville 46 Memphis -- 44 Birmingham 43 New Orleans 41 Chattanooga 38 Knoxville 31 Yesterday's Results New Orleans, 9-1; Chattanooga, 2-5, Memphis, 11-5; Knoxville, 10-1. Little Rock, 11-6; Nashville, 3-1. Birmingham, 5-1; Atlanta, 4-2. · TEXAS LEAGUE Beaumont 48 31 Shreveport 45 39 San Antonio 44 39 Fort Worth 44 40 Houston 41 41 Tulsa - 44 43 OklahomaCity 38 50 Dallas 31 53 .60S .536 ' .530 .524 .506 .506 .432 .369 Yesterday's Results Tulsa, 16-16; Oklahoma City, 2-5. Fort Worth, 9-6; Dallas, 3-0. Other games postponed. Blackout And Injury To Derringer Disrupts All-Star Plans By GAYLE TALBOT NEW YORK, July 6. (/P)For perhaps the first time since baseball's annualall-star classic was inaugurated 10 years ago, the National league's standard bearers will, be the- logical favorites when they clash with the American leaguers at 6:30 (EWT) this evening in the Polo Grounds. Trailing three victories to six in the previous games, the National leaguers are' seriously determined to win this one on superior pitching and to whittle down the advantage the junior circuit has built up by its vastly greater slugging ability. Loss of three of their principal stars of last year's triumph at Detroit -- Bobby Feller, Cecil Travis and Bill Dickey--has weakened the American leaguers, , The Nationals not only boast their usual fine set of pitchers, but they will go into today s game fortified by a group of hitters who, by the averages at least, stack up right alongside their rivals' star maulers. Another point: The Nationals appear to have a superior incentive to win They have been deadly serious in their preparations, to such an extent that President Ford Frick made a special request that five crack pitchers be given adequate rest. With Manager Joe McCarthy of the American leaguers ill all the past week in Buffalo, the Americans apparently had Httle opportunity to make any such extensive provisions. F.or still another reason, the National leaguers would love to win this one. The team that is in front when the last put is made under the'lights tonight will hustle for Cleveland to appear against.Lieut. Mickey Cochrane's service all-stars in a.second benefit game trmorrow night. It would give the Nationals particular delight to represent the big leagues in an American league city. NEW YORK, July 6. (#)--An injury to Paul Derringer of the Cincinnati -Reds has disturbed the personnel of the National league in tonight's major league all-star game and a 20-m!nute blackout, of the entire Metropolitan area threatens to disturb the game's 50,000 customers. . - . · : · · Derringer was pushed entirely off the Nationals' roster when he stopped a line drive with his knee in Pittsburgh yesterday. To add to the confusion, two National league officials each named a different substitute for him. That minor dif ficulty will be remedied in a con ferenca sometime today.. Mayor LaGuardla has called a blackout for 9:30 p. m.--just two minutes after the deadline which the Army granted the baseball officials for turning off the lights In the Polo grounds. The Army has ruled that the lights must be darkened one hour after sundown. It is possible that many of the 50,000 customers may still be in the stands or en route to their, homes when the sirens wail. Under black out law, no persons are allowed oi; the streets. Sports Mirror Br ASSOCIATED PRESS Yeaf Ago Today--60,948 spectators jammed Yankee stadium to watch Joe DiMaggio belt out six hits in doubleheader and extend hitting streak to 48 games. Three years. ago--Alice Marble, U. S., gained Wimbledon tennis semi-finals by defeating Mrs, Hilda Krahwinkle Sperling, 6-0, 6-0. Five years ago--Horton Smith, Joplin, Mo., pro, won medal in British open golf championship with 36-hole total of 138. Gene Sarazen next with 141. ROOM AND BOARD BY GENE AHERN WHEN IT COMHS TO SIFTING "DOWN THE . ASHES FORTHE WHOLE T5LAMH OF THOSE T3HES, YOU'LL HAVE .' 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