The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 1, 1940 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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'PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Today's' Sport Parade By ilKKRY Mcl.KMOKK Dodgers' Veteran Back From Minors Pilches Remarkable Game RY GEOROE KIHKSF.Y NEW YORK. May I (UPj-Tiie baseball -world—Brooklyn except**! —was upside-down today. In Brooklyn, wild-eyed funs gathered in the bnrs. stood on street comers, and poked their heads out of windows, ashing tn a challenging voice: "Do you think LOUISVILLE, Ky., May I. <UI>) On the eve of the eve of the Derby eve Louisville is iinhitpplcr thnn tobacco auctioneer with a lisp. Not bei'nu.sc the mini juleps i aren't in full blossom, or bt'i'fltisc; the glils im-n'l as southern )x>Jle-l,sh I as ever, but because: of a horse \ that is just loo fast. | Always before, the arrival al ChtiK-hill Downs of a blue grass baby who could whip them all has Ijeen a .signal for general rejoicing. Then along come.s lilmelech. For tin 1 first time the goalees of the foloni'ls (ire nt hiilf must lie- cause a Kentucky sh'e and Ken- STANDINGS S'nshville MJHIe Memphis Ulrmlnghiiin . New Orleans JMliinta i (^ ,i -n i\/r !CiiaitanooL'[i ICanilhcrsville M a n a g c r. v. mw \\\, Must Trim Group Of 30 To 15 Saiilhr.ru League ' w. j,: pd i llock 8 Cleveland Boston .. Uetroll .. 5 8 l.fanue. W. [,. CAROTHKRSVII.I.R, Mo., April 30.—With thi> 1340 ?.cai;on ol Diej Washington Northeast Arkansas League set to St. I/nils .. get under way here Thursday nlijlilj New York when the C'aruthersvilfe Pilot:; 1 Phliadelpliia DiEC-i the I'nnigoiilil Browns, M:in-| chk-ngo I auer Ernie Htefani of the Pilots! I was today fared with the difficult] (tusk of pnmi .511 .518 Ali'i A'B AMI .381) Pel. '.737 .545 MV .•100 :.)'.« .30(1 National W. Brooklyn. ....... •. ...... 9 Cinelnniili .' ........... c Chicago' , ........ New York ........ rillsbmgli ...... 1'hlladclphia liOSlflfl I* Pet, 0 1.000 :i .(id? .500 .000 .400 .-100 :i7a .125 WEDNKSDAY, MAY 1, 1940 Today's Games American Learnt; Detroit, at Washington. Cleveland at I'hiladelpiila. .St. I.OIILS at New York. Chicago M iloslon. National League Boston at Chicago. 1'lilladclphla at Pittsburgh, Brooklyn at Cincinnati. New York al St. Louis. Cuylcr Dissatisfied With Club's Position At (lie Bottom ATLANTA, Gii7~May 1 (UP)— Wliilc the weatherman dealt Southern Association clubs :i blank, Manager Ki 1C! Cuyler of Ihc Chattanooga Lookouts yesterday effected a drastic shakeup in an eitorl w get his team off ihe bottom. Cuyler indefinitely s us ponded Shortstop Skeeler McDanlel and lined him $100 when he showed up in Nashville with a black eye anil n fractured hand. McDanlel was ordered back to cimtlnnpoga to slay until he got In shaijrvlo pby. Cuylcr also sent. Pitcher P.ed Van Fleet back lo Seattle. ;' The Lookout pilot had already fanned out his Indian third baseman, Wahoo Ari:ekeli>, to Ilio Scl- >»a club ol Ihe Southeastern League but latest advices said ihe redskin refused to report, to 1115 class Li j team. Weather permitting, U>e Southern teams swing back into action today with Knoxvillc ni Atlanta. I/Htle Hock at Uiriiilneham, c/iai- lanoojja al Nashville and Memphis al New Orleans. Southern league Memphis at New Orleans. Ktioxvllle Al Atlanta. Little Hock .it HIi'nilnglHii Nashville ut Chattanooga. Yesterday's Results Southern l.tnw Knoxvllle at Atlanta, postponed.. . rain. * Nashville at Chattanooga, postponed, rain. Little Rock at Birmingham, jxxst- poned, wel grounds. Memphis at New Orleans, called In third, rain. Auifrii-an League Washington 9, Detroit 4. SI. Louis !i, New York 1. Chicago H, Boston 4. Cleveland 10, **k National Brooklyn 3, Cincinnati o. Chicago 8, Boston 7 no innings). Philadelphia C, Pittsburgh 2. New York at SI. Louis, rain. w'1Tve lose o e?" tncky .tan, have given U, the track ! » * '< ' »»•< f «""" '<' ""'^ . They referred to their beloved a colt too swift^for ihe K «xi of] ,"' „, l ° M f Vm^r,, n? Brooklyn Dodgers, who have jml their own ,,o~kotb«k.s. I ir <^ ,uu o v 14 he • reeled off nine straight victories Col, K<1 Bniflley's Ihree-yenr-old. ,';",! ''' (l ' 11>s ' '""' °'^ H lhlrl to tie the modern getaway record made by the Giants in 1918. And they tied it with a no-hit, no-run gi\me hurled by a pitcher who was dik'hcd by the Cubs cs washed-up, a h as- be en—Tex (Strnnghnrtl Carleton. 1 Outside the Brooklyn orbit strange things were happening, but these were mere trifles. What mat- tors if the Yanks were flounder• ing in sixth place after being held .to'two hits by a unknown crooked ' imn pitcher named Etnil Bildilll \ . . If Red Ruffing, Yankee ace ol aces, was licked by the lov:ly Browns for his second deteat in three starts ... If Tommy Uridg- is, winner of two stralglit. wns with the coat of satin ami the look ol conquest In his eyes, was a 1 to 9 favorite In winning the derby trial here ye.sterduy. He piild off In tlie niuiucls at the ntgijarcUy J-.JK, of S'2'20 lo win, $2.10 (o place, and £2.20 to show. liimeliTh won the race so easily, nml Allowed so much cl.us In trouncing seven other derby ellgi- bie.s, that there is no telling wliat his price will be In tile derby o:) .Saturday. With 85,000 customers nt the Dmni.s, and with nil 8. r ),000 of them completely sold on liimc- lech us not only the horse of the year, but. perhaps, the horse of nil time, his price at post time may be as fantastic as ! lo 20 or even 1 to slugged like a bush leaguer by the 30. Senators ... If the Indians were j Thai's why Louisville Is unhappy. going like a house afire ... It the staggering White Sox slapped ihe Red Sox down. < Brooklyn was the whole show. Pennnntiess for 20 years the Dodgers went west with an ciglil- game strenk and high hopes, lint the wise guys said, "Who have Uiey licked?" Now everyone Is sitting up anil taking notice tiftcr ihat 3-0 triumph over the champion Reds yesterday in Cinchinnti. . Carleton, the swarthy, knock- kneed Textui back from baseball's serapheap. mode the Reds do his bidding. Pete Coscnrart, the Dodgers 1 bounding basque of n second basemnn, did the rest. He cracked n homer off Jim Tinner alter the milkman had walked two men in the fifth. , The Dodgers went- back at the Reds again today with Hugh Cnsey striving to break the modern record for winning siren ks at the season's beginning. He faced Buck)' Walters, the National League's champion, who has won his lirst two starts. In the other two National League games Hugh Mnlcahy pitched the Phillies to a G-2 victory over the Pirates ami the Cubs struggled from behind to beat the Bees, 8-7, in' 10 innings. Al Todd's homer was the winning punch after some lusty Clouting by Hank Leiber, who drove In four runs with a homer. triple and single. , Cleveland won back the American League- lead by defeating the Athletics, 10-5: Hnl Trosky and Ken Kellner each nil two homers while Willis Htidlin survived In spite of 12 lilts. • Emll Bildilli, up from Snu Antonio, squelched the Yanks as the Browns triumphed. 2-1. in the battle for fifth plsce. After Crosctti had tripled and Rolfe had eii Everybody who saw liimclcch run yesterday knows he will win the derby. And that they must bet on him, if they bet at all. At the same lime, they know there isn't any use In betting on him. What doth it profit a jnnu lo bet %l if lie can only gain 10 cents? And the 10 cenl.s only after waiting in a line for half an hour. The 10 cents won't pny for the wear ar.d tear on n fellow's shoes or his arches or his temper. So, the thousands here for the derby face (he dismal prospect of betting ngnhv>l n sine Ihlnij. They know Biminy is going to win, but, lo gel any thrill at nil, or to enjoy any prospect o( making a little mocey, they must wngcr on a horso or horses Ilicy know in their hearts cnn't give the Bradley Bullet more thtm a gentle workout. To tell Ihe truth, no one Is going lo gel rich betting on (he plitce or show horses In the derby. There will be so much money crammed through the windows on Bimelceh that the second and third nags won't pay off more than n dime or Uvn. The dcvby Irlal showed Ihnl. Oallnllliillon, Ihe second horse, was SG to 1 on the tote board when Ihe field went to the post, but he paid only $4 for coming in'second. And Sirocco, who came in third, was ID to 1 on the board, but a ticket on him was worth only $2.20. It's a pretty pickle. A Miss- Amcricn pickle. Today, tomorrow, and Friday nil of us must sil around mid wait, for Saturday nnd the chance to either bet on a horse whose price will be so short thnt the cashiers will linvc to pny off in mills', cigar coupons, or bottle caps, or stagger insanely to a window nud. against better judgment, phmk out money on a certain loser. hi the first. Bildilli held the Yanks hii.le.ss the rest of Ihe way, including the' feal of retiring the lasl 19 men lo fnce him in order. Red Ruffing was the loser. The While .Sox shelled F.mcrson Dickmau lo cover and beat the Red Sox, 9-4, behind Dimgnn Rigney's 6-hit pitching. Jimmy Foss lilt- homer Ko. 4. Washington slammed out 13 nils to beat. Delroit. 9-4. and knock out Bridges in Ihc bargain. Yesterday's hero—Tex Carlelon, Brooklyn's ghost of yesteryear. f , 0 u!d club wll piny the locals over who pitched a no-hit, no-run game the Biylheville course Dodgers their ninth -n 3-0 job over the Paragoiilf] Golf Team Next Foe Of Local Squad Jubilant over their 3C-11 triumph lu the llayli loiirnamcnt Sunday, the Blythcvlllc Country club golfers wilt attempt to repeat, next Sunday afternoon when the Para There ure, exclusive of about 10 fffp-laiiri; youngster.';. 20 players inkiny dally workouts here. Nine of tho poirnltiU ji'jjnlnr.s uro twirl- irti, anil Manner Stefanl must irlca.v; nt lt!!i,st three of Ihcse by upi'iiing day. The piU-hei.s arc Hill Koopimm, Miti-lon RurllcU. George l.utz, llrrnard Yin-sis, Jnmi's Smith, Aidnu Fmnlz, Churtcs iiuiley, Kus- scll Wirnrto, Jack Dodd. Koopuini) is u clnss innii from Springfield of the Western Association, l.ul/. svus n lOKultn- moiimlsmnn with the Pilots lust year, ivhlle the rest :ire rookies or limited experience men. Two free Innce boys have shown well and arc considered excellent, prospects, Ueiny George Jones of Cm iilhcTsvillc and Bill Jordon of SU'ele. Chester Young, inficlder from Paduciih, Ky,. wus nJso showing well in workouts, but unexpectedly returned home la.sL week end. Junes Is fin outfielder, Jordan n pitcher. Both potential catchers are show- Ing goad, being Pete McGurry of Providence. JJ. I., nml Peyton Ashton of Marinaduke. Ark., and Mnn- agev Slcfruii's worries in ihis department secin well Inkcn care of. His Infield is not set, with six working hiiril to land the four coveted positions. Manager Stef- aul has keen competition for the third biise past, with John Valentino of California, Pilots 1 regular lasl year, mid Harold Murphy of Thnycr, Mo., drawing practice Assignments to the hot corner. Stanley Knlpinski of Rochester, N. Y.. is making n determined bid for shortstop, and Ira Smith o( St.. Louis, who throws right and is a .switch hitler, is working Imrd lo hold the first base spot At second, Murphy, Boston, nnd Malinger Slefani have been taking turns, Sti'fnnl contemplatiiiK this spot should Vflltmtino or Murphy earn the third base post. IMnlz, LcUlmic nnd Cornon tire shaping up well for the outfield, allhoiigh Hintz is troubled with a soie arm. Berunrd Yur.sus, left hamicd pitcher, is inking turns in the outfield, and has this early impressed funs with Ills color and team spirit. Yursis has also filled In al first base in practice games, and seems, by his willingness to piny anywhere, to be de.stined lo step Into the shoes of gencnil utility man Hint Charley Pichtcr filled Insl yenr. Pruning his pitching staff will be Maimger Slefani's mnin problem, as nil nine ol the boy.s ure going good In workouts. Koopman stems the likely choice to hurl the opener here Thursday »i«|>i. Hnil- i.v and Yursis nrc leithnnrti'r.s, and because of his versatility. Yursis will be a handy mnu (o keep around for the son.son. Among the free Iniu-c lioy.s who are taking daily workouts, other than Jordon and Jones, arc Mason Golden of Hnttieville, Ark., and John Cobb ol Swift, Mo., both pitchers; Ed Hatcher of Cleveland, Ark., second base; Hay Carroll, Lll- botirn. Mo., nnd W. H. Heath, Kcid- lauil, Ky., both outfielders. to give Ihe straight win Reds. The visitors will bring 20 of their best players in an effort to defeat Blythcvillc golfers who have ex- ceptional luck over llirir home co'—se. The locals will be headed by W. .1. I'ollard. who captured honors lost .Sunday with his phiying with Hnyll. NOW! 4 YEARS OLD AT THE SAME LOW PRICE ^-^" w. SAMUELS, mui! It's four full yc:irs old ... ati extra mtUnwhi^ )-car iidiicd to/ its age, but not a penny to its price. 1WSAMUEIS SOFT AND MKM.OW AS A KENTUCKY SPRING-TIME BREKZE KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOVRBON WH1SKFV » —~^ '• ' " • . - ' • MJOft ft 1 «„«,,! s,!,, R,p,«Di,,i,,, : Cb..l,. F. Millir,!«., CiKiuili. 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