The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1940 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 8, 1940
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fAGE SEX Can't Keep a Good Man (or x ^ Horse) Down Scene: Brush jump and water hazaid at steeplechase in Sydney, Australia. Horse clears obstacle, but lands short, in .water. CL'TTTIJiVn.LB (ASK.)' COURIER nml two .single-,, driving in tlu"c runs nml scoring another. Lefly Grove svns (lie winner, although he was relieved by Ilcrblc Hash In tlie eighth. Detroit rait Into second place by plastering n 4-2 detail on the Ynnks, u v.-ns the Yanks' fourth straight loss and dropped them into a tic with the White Sox for Closc Behind Despite Dodgers' Spurt; Yanks Beaten By Southpaw NEW YORK, May 8 (UP)-Blll _ „,, ...... „ .,„ „ ,„„. McKcclmle, in recognizing that a game losing streak with n 6-5 vlc- dellcate combination of pitching, j to , y ovcr tnc nvowns in 10 inn- lust, place. Joe DIMagglo returned to action, but, failed to aid the faltering Yankee attack. Hal New- houscr, Detroit, high .school hoy, who won't be ID until Mny 20, battled the Yanks until he was forced out of action In the ninth by a Weeding blister on Ills pilch- ing hand. The Senators .snapped n flve- hllHng and defense makes n mg.s. John Wlilteheiul's wild pitch .. chnmplon, holds that n .200 hitter accounted for Hit winning rim who can save bull games In thu oec Walker slashed out four hits field Is more valuable tlmn a .320 | 1( Hvn trips. Pour unearned runs helped the • THE PAYOFF Ill- A i n ruining And baiting. «V IIAItltV OKAVSON NKA .Service Sjiorls ICilllor NEW YORK, Mny 4.—Maurice | Harris furnishes the newest, evl- /dtncc tliat the Giants could use a talent scout who knows a young Cox'," Coca Cola Pitcher,! 1 *"- ""' yc1 ' when "° *** Stands Out The Coca Colic club, champions ,.„,.,,„„ n of 1039 sortbnll here, got oil to ail B e imon t Impressive start In the 194.0 City " ul " ul " ' - . • - Mickey Harris, the wiry southpaw who .won ills first two gam-.-s lor the Red Sox with such eclat, comes from Queens Village, right, across the river . . . not far from I'aik, League nice here last night by f ",' "' " llnrrls, who has wamplng Arkansas Missouri Power Corporation behind the shutout pitching of tholr newly ««, rea '" l lc sul \\ mer ot 1937 - ' ' ""' ee inn-ler. John C «H Cox Tl, ' ""T^m Ul-nrn U'llc II! lr> U IO.ICH, J 01)1 in pro- only two years, spent two months at the Polo Grounds ""' """ »* TCEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1940 has (he speed, r. c'fioHng curve' and poise. Eddie Collins, Prank Kilsch, Walle lloyt, Lou Ochrlg. Mule Hans, Tony Cucclnnelto, Hank Grccnbcrg, Joe Medwlck, Johnny Murphy, Bill Jmg es , Duck McCormick. Buddy Hassctt, Harry Bison- stat, Marlus Russo, Phil' and some more also were develop- ftnrrn P,,,- M 1 'II A 1 ed in the metrapolltan area KOCCO lor Nashville AlKI ft Just'might l,e r, good Idea for! w ' """ the Giants to take a look around at ?iome. TfiPS fll FIB5I hitter who cannot run, field nnd Tripping over edge of pool, noire goes to knees, while jockey vainly tiies to hold linn up Horse goca down atter leaving pool, Rider is being thrown from saddle as his.mount rolls over, but keeps grip on reins. Despite spill, jockey keeps control, rising quickly and throw:,. ing a leg over the saddle. throw. ^fcKcch^lo lias put his theories into practice with the Cincinnati Reds. Lnsl year the JZeds had n weak spot at third nnd Bill Wor- ber )>iirchnscd to i)hig the gap, This year, Rookie Mike McCormtc):, who may not hit over .275 has added defensive strength to the ont- neld, Now the Rods are getting the. pitching and superlative defense to back U up. That is why they are only half a giimc out of first place today despite the sensational spurt of the Brooklyn Dodders. The Reds v;;ui liieir fifth straight, yesterday by forcing the Giants U> crack under pressure. It was the iOlh jjnme of 14 played in which Hie Reds have played errorless ball, nnd , their sixth* straight without n fielding mlscue. With the Giants lending, G-5. after Harry Umining's second homer with n mate on, the Reds pulled away to win, 7-ti. In ihe eighth, with two out, Eddie Joost. and Lonnle Prey Attempted 11 double steal. Joost smashed into Danning and scored when the New York catcher dropped Albiin Glossop's return throw to the plate. Then Frank fvfcCormtck's single scored Frcy with the winning run. It's either a feast or famine with the Dodders. They blew sky high ligaln lo lose thc-lr second game In 13 ,slarts. an 18-2 thrashing from the Cardinals. The Cards smashed out seven homers, and tied one (13 extra base hits) and broke one (29 total bases) major league record. Johnny Mtee and Rookie Eddie Lake each hit two homers. Pearson hurled the Phillies lo a 1-0 shutout ovcr the Cubs, with the winning rim scored when catcher A! Todd let the third strike get awny on what should •have been the third out. The Bees hmidetl the Pirates their seventh straight defeat, 11-9, . dropping Pranklo Prlsch's crew Into the cellar. Lou Flnncy continued his "house afire" hitting, ,Iu the role of sub 'tor. Donv'pjMJBgio.;. and led thj? Red Sox to n C-4 victory over the Indians. Finney hit two doubles While Sox bent Hie Athletics. li-:i. Jack Knot! and Pete Applcton combined to hold the A's to five hits. score was 10 to 0. The second game was n somewhat closer battle with Hubbatd Hardware Company trouncing I'hil- llps Motor Company, 18 to n. Cox, who hurled for the Good- n Clarke, he could Ditch. Frank McCoimltk resides near viu Vcverka For Memphis Going Strong By United Tress Nashville and Memphis started the season with acute first-base trouble but today they were one- two in the Southern Association S . >u uie soutncrn As.« standings because ol it. Mickey Ilocco at Nashvll Frank Vcvevku at Mtmphi LOX, wno nmicci lor Hie Good. ,,/,,",',i,,,/ , year learn last season, limited the '£, s))lw " Jlt clc Kilowatt Klan to live blows and "^ 0 TOIVISIOli More Interesting Than "A" Division Games Last Sunday was a viu- w/'ll n T pi ,,, er taking n j Will n?. in shape lo Meet look at him, Terry advised Bud; ; R.'.J,,., T o I -r McCwmlck to stick with his joD , n 'P le y. > ^flf). orjliad I 0- a shipping clerk In un antique i tnorrOVV rlchs received credit, for the win utter relieving Schues.sler. i in viJ)<? nnd --.- .,,. ,,,,,'inphis were told to guard Ihe Initial sacks until someone better came along. But now Manners Larry Gilbert and Truck Hannah are ready to amend those aiders In the form of permanent assignments. Rocco. one ol the league's few .400 bitters, banged out his ninth homer last night to lend ihe Vols to a 11 to 5 victory ovcr the New Nash- Yesterday's Results Southern League Memphis 8; Chaltnnoow 1. Birmingham o, K.:o>:vi)lo 3 Innings). Atlanta !>,' Little Hock' 5. Nashville 11, New Orleans 5. National l.ensup Cinclnnall 7, New York 6. . I3o.sto:> 11, Pittsburgh 0. ' Philadelphia 1, Chicago 0. St. Louis 18, Brooklyn 'i. American League .Chicago 15. Philadelphia 3. ' Boston 0, Cleveland 4. Detroit 4, New York 2. Washington (i, St. Louis 5 (10 in r E l fi '' Sl tasc '"' cn - Ho nratlon fo ., ville's 15lh win against, only ihrcc engage the local lealhci to lead hfc> cldti while Llndscy for His play'with the Gaslonla. N. thrce for the V-8's.' Games of lhc "13" Division In > Mississippi County Amateur llase- bail League played Sunday proved norc Interesting than those of the 'A" Division, the scores revealed. Bmdetle defeated Recce, i-e. It: gome played at Burdcllc with Quails and A. HICKS ns the battery for BiirdeUe and II. WHson and Wilson lor Reoce. Burks kepf. Us home slate clean ; ,' defeating Victoria, 4 lo 3. Rtl- tenberry nnd Matthews made uji ] the battery for Burks while Culchlns and Mcurrier did the honors for Victoria. The home team won the Tyronza Lake-Smith game with a score of 10-0 for TyroiiHi Lake with Stickley nnd PHlman as battery for Tyronza. Lake while the losing battery was' made up of Baker nml Denton. In the "A" Division, the home towns were the victors with Lutes winning over Blackwatcr, 13-7, and Wilson defeating Yarbro, 12-5. Batteries for Lutes vns' Lutes and Taft with Blackwnler having Scolt, Moore, Shockley, West and Wall. Blackwood, Haitrlck and Clay made up Wilson's battery while Whittle and Young did the honors for Yarbro, STANDINGS Northeast Arkansas League ,(Newport 5, Paragould 4. . ,, C, •Jones'bow) 4:' - Southern Nnshvlllc Memphis Atlanta Little Rock Bliinlnghnjn .. . New; Orleans Ohallanooga .. . League W. .... 15 1! .... 11 .... 10 L. Pet. :i .833 JC., American Legion All-Stars in | I932-3H earned John Kelly Lewis, ,Jr.. a six weeks' trial and a western trip with the Giants iu '.'H. Terry told Buddy Lewis he was loo slow and lacked pep. Lewis has hit from .231 lo .31!) Jor Washington for four seasons. He switched from third base to over I'ofhal checked in of lhc Blyihevllle learn who forced Manila's Bill Downing lo surrender in 67 seconds. Lunsford is due lo head tomorrow night's card when he en" Bud „ battle that . Lookouts gather 1C nils and the Chicks a do?.en. 1 The Atlanta Crackers moved into third place with a .500 record defeating the Little Hock Travelers, 9 to 5. The Crackers scored semifinals In llie Memphis tour ney and who is now coacii and to 1" ore « . ,n rl ?ot to Lew Carpenter i,, the s.xth. edge in the mailer --m ™,n i i • ege n e maler of e.x- Icu > wo>1l<1 " B VC been in sorry i perience. He has met Tlecr Beech stl '" ils for a ll " Kl bnsemnn this Young Manley an otm momte . Manley an otm momte , °™ UlC « noOTllle National W. L. P. Brooklyn 11 11 .450 12 .429 st H "iS Ti 1!r "^ llol p u ',e^ S "wh!t"ehcVulii,,E Mid-south herivywclghu'. on' Li ..M shaken off completely the effects of the other hand. Lunsford will bc'«"! last year's nervous breakdown, i making his second rln« appearance Bui, to get back to the 22-year- ( He has been under the supervi-! Before Luman Harris could cjuell the rally, Little Hock had scored five limes but Harris held the Pebbles tight in the remaining innings. Three rims in the 10th gave the Birmingham Barons a C to 3 ver- , n . : „'' ° TO "? !l< !'" e '"" " rKlk ; e|)t Barons "' lhu ' ga ' m ' ""'" AMERICAN i-WHiSKEY [ 100 PROOF' BOTTLED IN BOND CNI'l'Kl) 1.IQUOK. H'liolwalcru l.iltlt' Urtck. l-\ir( Smill. Cincinnati n Chicago g Philadelphia 5 New York 5 Boston s St. Louis c Pittsburgh 4 American l.cagbe W. 12 -846. 0 ]il Mickey Harris, whoso quickly •''Bl> i took his place ns a starling- pitcher •500 i for the Red Sox. i Harris, Tired nf I'ilclunjr Itatll - — - sioti of Craig for several months and is In good shape now and In spile; of his greenness should give Ostcen a scrap. Lnnsfoni can hit I ....... ••' - • •-« ••' • tiv,l**l£ l,,\llllLj; VJOIVLII tl M,lil{J. ijllIlSJOJIJ Lcill lilt o ..I8j • I'rnrlice, Itcturns to Amateur IU«ks' with both hands, but possesses one "All I ever got to do at a sort of j of the best rights displayed by school the Giants ran in the morn- I any local amateur in recent years. i..., „. ,,.. „_,_ „.._... , .. . Boston Detroit Cleveland 10 St. LonH 7 Philadelphia Washington Chicago New York ... Northeast .375 .308 .700 .047 .625 .412 Read Courier News Want Joncsboro Newport J«™theft}'ll|e'i'£j.ii'i4 Arkansas League W. L. Pet. .500 .500 ,500 .500 ing at the Polo Grounds was pitch batting practice," says Harris, ''Sometimes Bill Terry would Harbert, former Chick grid star ft nd a promising middleweight who kjKint lii.ivo mil '11.11V ViUULU «"li u |J1 YJIIllaltlg IUIUUH:\YLIgl!lj WHO show up, sometimes he wouldn't. I hammered out an impressive win "I finally quit and went back to ; recently against one of the Manila pitching amateur ball, f pitched • letlm members. for Die Bellnir Civics in the Queens ! Alliance League. "That was where Jack Egan. the Hi'd Sox scout, picked me up." Lust year with Scrnnton, Harris ted the Eastern League with 17 victories and only four defeats . . topped all rivals with 1-17 strikeouts. ' l He is not a big fc.Ilow at 5 feet, I It.antl weighing,iBTf.poimds, but, he ' Southern League Chattanooga nt Memphis (night.) Birmingham at Knoxville. Atlanta at Little Kock. New Orleans at Nashville. Northeast Arkansas League Paragould at Newport. Joncsboro at Caruthersville. AMATEUR BOXING RIPLKY, TENN. •vs. BLYTHKVILLE FIVE FAST 4-ROUND BOUTS Admission - - - 25c Legion Arena THUKSDAY 8 p.m. Hanging light to horse's neck as the animal regains Us feet, jock:• ' : ey climbs aboard. They're off! Horse is up and nets back into race before his rider even gets back into saddle. Today's Games National League Brooklyn at Chicago. New. York at Pittsburgh. Boston at Cincinnati. Philadelphia at St. Louis. American League St. Louis at Philadelphia Chicago at Washington. Cleveland at New York. Detroit at Boston. RACES Blytheville -- Sunday, May 12th $173 CASH PRIZES FAIRGROUNDS 2 P. M.—50 MILE RACE ADMISSION 25c-FREE PARKING-NO EXTRA CHARGE

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