Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on March 19, 1952 · Page 17
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 1952 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH PAGE SEVENTEEN Schmidt Has Good Chance of Staying Up With Cardinals By RALPH RODRN Associated Pi-ess Sports Writer Willard Schmidt, a pitcher not even on the roster, looms as one of the finest righthanded pitching prospects the St. Louis Cardinals have come up with since Big Mort Cooper left the Mound City. The hard-throwing rookie right- hander has as much chance to stick as Vinegar Ben Mizell, the highly publicized lefthander. Schmidt has appeared in four games so far and hasn't yielded an earned run in 14 innings. He has allowed eight'hits, walked only four and struck out 15. The husky 22-year-old is on the Houston, Texas League roster. He won 19 and lost 14 with Omaha of the Western League in 1951. Shut Out Reds Schmidt and Left Cliff Chambers teamed up yesterday to pitch the Cards to an 11-0 four-hit victory over the Cincinnati Reds at Tampa, Fla. Schmidt allowed tsvo hits in five innings, walked three and fanned six. The Boston Braves won a brilliant 14-inning 1-0 duel from the world champion New York Yankees at St. Petersburg, Fla. Negro rookies Bill Bruton and George Crowe doubled off Joe Ostrowski with two out to br?ak up the game. Pittsburgh also grabbed an extra inning decision, nosing out the New York Giants, 3-2, in 11 innings, at San Bernardino, Calif. Bill Howerton broke up the game with a two-out, two-run pinch-hit triple. Brilliant pitching also featured the Chicago White Sox' 2-1 triumph over Cleveland at Pasada- na, Calif., and the Philadelphia Phils, 2-1 victory over the Washington Senators at Clearwater, Fla.- Houtteman Stops A's Righthander Art Houtteman, in the army last year, allowed only four hits in seven innings as the Detroit Tigers downed the Philadelphia Athletics' "A" team, 3-1, at Lakeland, Fla. Brooklyn defeated its Fort Worth Texas League farmhands, 4-1, at Vero Beach, Fla., and the Chicago Cubs trounced the St. Louis Browns, 9-3, at Burbank, Calif. Hank Sauer and Hal Jeffcoat each clouted a two-run homer to lead the Cubs to victory over the Browns. The roster of the Pittsburgh Pirates shows that 13 of the 39 men are 25 years of age or under. Seven of these are pitchers. Pat Petroski, President of the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse League, never played the game in prep school or college. HIGH HOPES —Paul Richards smiles faintly as he watches his team work out at Pasadena, Calif., no doubt highly pleased with what he sees. The Chicago White Sox manager predicts another good year for his men, says they may even cop the pennant. —NEA. Durocher Worrying About Poor Hitting PASADENA, Calif., March 19. /I 1 —Manager Leo Durocher of the New York Giants is pleased withh is pitching staff but is a bit worried over the lack of punch at the plate. Bobby Thomson is the only player hitting consistently. Thomson is banging away at a .3jjO clip. Cleanup hitter Monte" Irvin is under .200. The rest of the regulars also are below par at the plate. Raschi I^ooks Great In First Appearance CLEARWATER, Fla., March 19. /P—Vic Raschi, veteran right- hander of the New York Yankees, made his first appearance of the season yesterday and- showed no ill effects from his right knee operation last winter. The 20-game winner allowed only two hits during his five innings in a game the Yanks dropped to the Boston Braves, 1-0, in 14 frames. The 1952 harness racing season winds up Nov. 15 at Yonkers, N.Y. Long Ball Hitting Brinkopf, Sophomore Hurlers Should Lift Cellar Dwelling Cubs MESA, Ariz., March 19, K— The Chicago Cubs, in the best spring condition in years, will be counting on the long ball-hitting potential of a rookie outfielder and a flock of sophomore slab talent to pull them out of the National League cellar in 1952. Leon Brinkopf, a 25-year-old third baseman, who crashed 25 homers for Los Angeles of the Pacific Coast League last season, is being converted into an outfielder. Bob Rush, the elongated right- hander, who was the winningest Cub pitcher in 1951, with 11 victories, is believed by Cub Pitching Coach Charlie Root to be on the verge of achieving greatness. He posted a 3.79 earned run average in 37 games last year. Without very much new talent, Manager Phil Cavarrelta's main hope of making a belter showing is that he can instill more hustle into his shagy lineup of veterans and youngsters. Phil Will Fill In Cavarrelta expects to play CO to 70 games himself at first base. If Deo Fondy proves himself a major leaguer, Phil will be able to do less playing. Fondy, a good man in the field, hit .37G for Los Angeles after being sent down by the Cubs last season. The Cub infield will have plenty of experience with either Ransom Jackson or Bill Serena at third; Ihe veteran Roy Smalley at short; and the ex-Brooklyn handyman, Eddie Miksis, at second. Smalley is rapidly recovering from a bad ankle that kept him out of action most of 1951. Miksis, who hit well after being traded to the Cubs in the Andy Pafko package, will be the infield spark. Northey Could Help Don Northey, the former St. Louis Cardinal, Cincinnati Red and Philadelphia Philly, could help the Bruins if his knee holds out. Always a long ball-hitter, Northey was voluntarily retired last season for an operation on his left knee. Me says he's ready to nail down the right field berth. Hammering Hank Sauer, Bob Usher, Bob Addis, Gene Hermanski, Hal Jeffcoat, Rookie Harvey Gentry, Frank Baumhollz, Brinkopf and White Sox eastoff Jack Wallaean are all battling for garden spots. Baumholtz was a regular last year and had Ihe top batting average for outfielders—.284. In the catching department, the Cubs have the veteran Bruce Edwards, formerly of Brooklyn; John Pramesa, who was acquired from the Cincinnati Reds in the off sea-i son; and a pair of rookies, Maurice Atwell, up from Montreal, and Harry Chili, who got into nine games for the Chicagoans last season. Liken Rivefa Of Brownies To Ty Cobb Indians' 1 Al Lopez Has Doiibls About Jim's Base Stealing ttv OAVI.K TALnOT nURRANK. March 19 - .T- SpeakinR as one of (ho fairly modern Rpnorntion who did not SOP Ty Cobb nf his host and has ne»r-r understood how it was possible for a ball player to run Ihp hasps HIP way they say Ty did, we nre looking fonvnrd to the rominp spa- son with curiosity. Thp rpason is that Rogers Itorns- by says IIP has a man who is HIP closest fhinpr to a throwback to Cobb IIP has won. If you've followed tlip sports IWRPS nt nil thl* sprlne you know the plnyer—,Tlm Rlveni, a 30-yenr-olcl outfielder coining tip to the St. Louis Ttrowno from Seattle, where he helped Hornsby win n eonst leacue flajf last year with a .SiW slick- Ing; nvenrge nnd 33 stolen bases. "He's the only man since Cobb with the speed and the instinct to run a catcher nnd an infield crazy." says Hornsby. "He'll shew you base running like you never saw before." Hornsby was asked if Rivera, n six-foot, 200-pounder, would be an absolutely free agent once he reached base, free to take off like the wind aS he chose. Rajah hedged a yttle and said not exactly, that circumstances would intrude, but he said that for the most part Rivera would be permitted to write his own ticket. Al Lopez, the Cleveland man- ngor who did a lot of catching up to a few years baek, says Jim Is In for a great disappointment If he thinks he Is going to run wild In the big show, "He will find there are some arms up here like he didn't see in the coast league," Al remarked. "I'll be greatly surprised, as n matter of fact, if Rivera proves to be a better base runner than Minoso of the White Sox. There's a guy who can really go for my money." Stewart Five Sets Record In Big Win DENVER, March 19— 7P— San Francisco's defending champion Stewart Chevrolets set a new scoring record last night in leading 16 teams into today's second round of the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball tournament. The Californians slaughtered Santa Fe, N. Mex., 109-45. The previous high of 103 points was set by Phillips 66ers of Bartlcsville. Okla.. against Roanoke, Va., in the ]fl47 tourney. The Virginians scored 26 points. San Francisco's nifty debut against the team of New Mexico school fbachers and ex-college players caused tournament observers to rate the Stewarts even with Phillips and Oakland, Calif., the pro-meet co-favorites for the title. George Yardley, the 1951 tournament's most valuable player, playing with a cast on his right wrist, made only 31 points as his mates from Los Alamitos, Calif.. Naval Air Station doused Bedford, Ind., Kaler Kandy Kids, 01-71. The Navy team plavs Phillips, champion seven out of the last nine years, in one of the highlights of today's eight game schedule. Winner's today go into tomorrow's quarter-final round. The quarter-final victors will quality for the playoffs later this month in New York and Kansas City to select the team to represent, thu U. S. in the Olympics this summer. Phillips was the 1M8 repre sent a live. All seeded teams have breezed. through their opening games but ! competition toughens up today. The I Peoria, III., Caterpillar Diesels! CAoyd Roycr Starts For Rcdbirds Today ST. PETERSBURG, Fla'., March 19 -- .f - Righthander Cloyd Boyer, sidelined by a shoulder Injury late last season, returns to the mound for the St. Louis Cardinals today in an exhibition Rame with the Boston Red Sox. The Cards had their best hitting performance of the early season yesterday, defeatinR Cincinnati Reds, 11-0, on a 20- bit attack. WSCS Plans Meet At Bcthalto Browns Play Chicago Cubs After 9-3 T-oss nURBANK. Calif., March 19-/P -The St. Louis Browns and the Chicago Cubs, 1951 cellar teams in their respective American and tional Leagues, have another BO of it today with the Cubs one up in their spring exhibition series. The Cubs, piling up a five-run ninth inning, defeated the Browns yesterday. 9-3, in the first meeting betwppn thejwo teams. KIDRED—A moving picture entitled, "God's Creation", svill be shown a! the Kldred school al 7:30 o'clock Monday evening, March 24. The public is invited to al- lenri. Pfc. Rollin Renner left Friday for his new assignment at Roswell, N. M. after spending a 10-day furlough with his parents, Mr. anc! Mrs. James Benner. His uncle nnd aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Benner of Alton, accompanied him to St. Louis, where he entrained for Roswell. Pfc. Benner hac been stationed at Tyndall Field, Fla., tHe past four months. Eight women were given the initiatory work at the monthly meeting of the auxiliary Friday night. The women will meet at the hall Wednesday, March 26, to make sheets for the Groves family at Hardin whose home burned recently. A polluck dinner will be served at noon.. There will be a party at Ihe hall sponsored by the auxiliary, April 23. The public is invited to attend. Leon Ruyle left today to return to his base at San Diego, Calif, after spending a 10-day leave witl his parents, Mr. and Mrs. VVallei Ruyle. Mr. and Mrs. William F. Horky and sons of East St. Louis, wore callers Sunday in the home of Mr and Mrs. E. A. Havelka. J. L. Waltrip of Centralia, Mo. spent the weekend with his son* in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs Wade Reynolds. Additional week end guests were Mr. and Mrs Emial Tolbert jr., and daughter? of Hamburg, and Mrs. Lloyd Cook and daughter, Linda, of Richwood Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Borman and children of Jacksonville, were dinner guests Sunday of Mrs Mary Schikl. Mr, and Mrs. Orville Bechdold and family were dinner guests Sunday evening in the home of Mr and Mrs. Kenneth Byland, Car roll ton. Mrs. Charles King spent Sun day at Carrollton as guest of Mrs Faye Crabtree. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Benner ant son of Jacksonville, spent Sunday with his parents, Mr. and Mrs James Benner. Mr. and Mrs. Tom King, Jack sonville, were visiting friends anc relatives in Eldred Saturday Among persons visited were Franl King and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence McCaherty. Sunday caller of Mr. and Mrs Clinton Pegram'si-., were Mr. anc Mrs. Arthur Evans, Miss Beulal Nellie and Nettie Pegram of Cur roll ton. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Short o; Woody, were Sunday visitors 01 Mr. and Mrs. Martin Kaffer. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schofiplc of Carrollton, were dinner guest Sunday of Mrs. Schofioki's sister Mrs. "Junior" Pegram. BKTHALTO - - The monthly all- day meeting of Ihe Woman's Society of Christian Service will be leld Thursday at Ihe Bethalto Vfothodist Church. The opening session will be devoted to quilting at 10 a.m. The business meeting will ho ondiicted by Mrs Mae Rhine nl 10:45 a.m. At noon a covered dish dinner will be served. Hostesses ivill be Mrs. Mae Rhine, Mrs. Thelma Beoman, and Mrs. Ada Wassman. Following the dinner, Ihe group will assemble in Ihe main church auditorium, where Mrs. Julia Humm will lead devotions nnd Mrs. Hattle Holcomb will give the missionary lesson. Ouests nt Pnrty In Alton BKTHALTO - - Mr. and Mrs. Kl- mor Wright, associate mat ran und associate patron resper.t'vcly. were among the honored guests at Walton Chapter of Eastern Star in Alton, Monday evening, Mrs. Wright filled the station of Electa. Members trailing the honored ones were: Mrs. Alma Ruslin, Mrs. Sadie Helfley, Mrs. Irene Yeck, Mrs. Rekii Schoppelt, Mrs. Ksther Butler, Mrs. Ruth Darr, and Mrs. Nellc Ellsperrnann. Mr. and Mrs. Wright will be guests of honor in their home chapter in May. and will be host and hostess to their nssqclal.es In the surrounding chapters. Telephone Krom CJoa.it BKTHALTO — Mrs. Dale Sduiltc received a telephone call Monday from her husband, Cpl. Dale Schulte, at: Camp Ookc, Calif. Dale Is there with the Alton Unit of National Guards. Foster Band to Play March 28 At PTA Meeting FOSTERBUR.G, March 19.—Fos- lerburg school's first, band, in the making since last fall, gives its ffrst public performance at the Parent-Teacher Association meeting Friday night, March 28. Directed by Leroy Fritz, the band numbers 16 pieces—a fairly large percentage of Ihe school body. Fritz expressed happiness over the balance that cooperation ol the students and parents made possible in the inlrumenlation. The band has five clarinets, five cornets, two trombones, a baritone horn, two snare drums, and a bass drum. Dorscy DORSEY. — Mr. and Mrs. Dean Harris and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bcr lels visited in St. Louis Sunday afternoon and attended the Ice Capades. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Johnson o Alton visited Mr. and Mrs. Freder ick Aljets • and son, Sunday after noon. Supper guests Sunday evening o Mr. and Mrs, Percy Honor anc family were the Rev. and Mrs. Ol to Strothmann and family, ani Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hamcl an daughter, Shelby, of Eldred. Mr. and Mrs. William Wullac and daughters entertained the fo lowing at supper Sunday evening Mr. and Mrs. Walter Il'amcl air daughter, Shelby, and Mr. am Mrs. Harold Flalt and family o Eldred. , Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hahnen knmp and cnildron of Moro wer supper guests Sunday ovc-ning o Mr. and Mrs. Herman Johnson. Ceylon will have women street car conductors because "women are more courteous to passengers." World War II displaced 10 foi every one person left homeless be fore in Europe. may have difficulty with the Denver Jussel Electrics, mafic up of Denver University regulars. The Denver team knocked out tlie Santa Maria, Calif., Golden Dukes, 68-55, in a mild surprise Monday. AMAZINO PAZO ACTS TO RELIEVE PAIN OF SIMPLE PILES INSTANTLY Speed amazing relief from misery of umplr piiet, »nh soothingI'azo*. AcU lorelieve pain, itchmi; intlanlly. Lubricates dry, hardened parts Helps prevent cracking, reduce swelling uon'l suffer necdlus torture of simple pilci. Get Pazo lor comforting relief Auk your doctor about it. Duppcnitoryfurm or tubes with perforated pipe, 'i'aia Ointment anil Su Promptly r*n«v«s cough* of CHEST COLDS MUSTEROIE "YES" to 4 out of 5 employed men and women—married or •ingle—who apply for a loan. "YES" to a payment date that fits your payday. Phone, come in, or write Tt/uamd today! loom $5S to *500 SY1TIM fv*n$ Poy't* $22 $30 Otorget or* io USD, 27. to $300, IT to S500. 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