Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 28, 1938 · Page 5
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Wednesday, September 28, 1038 HOPE STAR, HOPS, ARKANSAS THE Special Train Will Leave Hope for Smackover at 4:45 Friday 'Time Set Back 45 ? ~ ~ I Minutes, More Go 'Tickets To Go On Sale Friday Morning at \ Mop Station j Acting at the request of several 1 footbnll funs, the special train Friday ^ufternooti will leave the Missouri Pae' T ,' ific station at 4:45 instead of 4:00, jCoach Foy Mammons announced on '^Wednesday. * Train-time was set buck 45 minutes •;to enable a .greater number of fans to ride the train in order to escape i£n rough and dusty rond to Smackover. The train is scheduled la pull into r/jinackover a few minutes before 7 <>'" clock nml will stop two blocks from ''the Buckaroo stadium. Tickets in Advance Round-trip fares for adults will Ix; $1.75. Tickets will go on sale Friday morning at the Misouri Pacific station and all fuis arc urged to purchase ithcm early to avoid a last-minute rush at the station. Tickets for the game will be nvail- aable for purchase in Hope Friday, nml • ; will i.lso be sold on the train, Roy An.• tlerson, finance chairman of the nth- ••ilelic committee, announced. |. All 'students are urged to buy their fadmission tickets at the high school jherc. The entrance fee at Smackover ;will be 50 cents. Students may get •j their tickets here for 25 cents, a saving .:;of half for each student. ; Five train coaches have been ordered and approximately 300 fans are expected to ride the special. The foot, ball squad and high school band will ride the train. ' Kllen Is Improved Coach Mammons anounced Wednesday improvement in the condition of Bobby Ellen, right end, who received 'a knee injury in the game here last week with Clarksville. Tackle Calhoun also is improved. Me has been suffering with malaria. Other members of the team will be ready to stiirt, Hammons announced. The squad has been drilling on passes scrimmage sessions being abandoned in ail effort to have the squad in top condition. No information has been received as to the weights of the Smackover team. Bobcat Backfield Stars Who Will Prance Against Smackover Friday Night in Quest of Third Straight Victory for Hope Defeat by Chicago "Haunts Traynor Pittsburgh Manager One of Baseball's Hardest Losers Is Charles Baker .Jimmy Daniels Tommy Samuels NEW YORK—(A 1 )—Tintype of Harold (Pie) Traynor, the figety man on baseball's powder keg: Never was there a sweeter man in big top baseball. Never was there a manager quite as worried, nervous and highstrung. Not quite 40, this tall, thin man who leads the pennant contending Pittsburgh Pirates takes defeat harder than the most haunted coach in college football. Win or lose, the Pirate management has told him he is set for 1939 but so hard would he take defeat now that victory is so close that it's almost even money he would resign. Hard Loser Rival ball players and managers "feel" for Traynor. You don't have to look at the score board at Forbes Field, home field of the Pirates, to fee if Pie's boys are losing. Just look at him. He always stands on the Pirate dugout steps picking up and throwing stones. The harder he throws them, the worse the score. The day the New York Giants licked his Pirates, 18-2, on the first Eastern invasion of the campaign, Traynor returned to his hotel but he clidn"t sleep He walked the floor until 7 a. m. Another day, when the Giants whippec the Pirates for a double-header, the glum Pie went home with his chin on his chest. "Oh, don't take it so hard, honey,' encouraged Mrs. Traynor. "You stil have jme." "Yes," muttered Pie, 'and I would have traded you today for just one good base hit." Sufi Will) Men Gossip about the circuit says Traynor is too soft with his men. Possibly so, but as a graduate of the star ranks he sees no need of pl&ying truant officer and detective. There have been occasions when he has cracked down but the result left him miserable. For a time, perhaps, his men did take advantage of him, but no more. Reports he will be fired if the Pirates lose the pennant to the Chicago Cubs seem erroneous. Early in the season when the Pirates lost their lead and seemed headed toward second division, President Bill Benswanger grabbed him by the lapels and shouted: "Win or lose we're with you u hundred per cent!" Since then, the Pirates have been winning. Married Seven Years Traynor has been married almost seven yetrs. There are no children. He always dresses in blue or brown. Despite his waitings and nervousness, he's always extremely polite. He's a walking example of the theory that a i.oft answer turneth away wrath. How good a ball player he was in his heyday is well known history. He was a great hitter, a greater fielder. Ask Col. Will Terry of the Giants because he knows. The old press box paying when "Pie" played was: "Terry doubled down the left field line and was tossed out by Traynor." State Teachers to Fly torrid Game Will Take Plane From Fort Worth to El Paso, Texas CONWAY, Ark. — (/I 1 ) — Arkansas State Teachers will travel to Las -ruccs by air for their Friday night ;rid clash with New Mexico State Col- ege. The Pedagogues will go to Fort Worth by rail Wednesday night, make the jump to El Paso by plane and complete the trip to Las Crucus by bus. The same facilities will be used for the return trip Saturday night. The team will be the first in Arkansas to fly to the scene of a grid encounter. Coach Warren Woodson said the flight would save two days travel and result in the Teachers being away from Conway only three days. Woodson will take 24 players on the trip. New Mexico scored a 27-7 triumph over Montana State last week and is expected to extend fully the Arkansas champions. Some frayed husband tell that lady in Michigan who collects buttons that it isn't how many a wife collects that matters, but how many she connects. Arkansas Sophomore Ends David Colcman -Photos by Hope Star Schoolboy Rowe Scheduled to Hurl Against Atlanta_Wednesday Night First Game of Dieix Series to Begin in Atlanta; Tom Sunkel, Winner of 21 Games, Will Oppose Rowe on Mound ATLANTA,— (IP)— The Atlanta crackers arc ready t o attempt a 1938 sweep in the Dixie series starting Wednesday night with Beaumont's Texas League champions. The Texas Exporters, with Lynwood (Schoolboy) Rowe, scheduled to start pitching, are due to reach Atlanta Wednesday morning. Atlanta's pennant winners, victors over the Southern Association's all- star team and winners in the Shaughnessy play-off scries, probably will rely upon the left arm of "Silent" Tom Slinkel in starting their third Dixie Series (8 p. m. C. S. T.). Rowe, who pitched 1G straight victories for Detroit's world champions in 1935, has lost only two games while winning 15 for the Detroit farm this year. He is headed back to the ma- Bill Tom Bundy Joe Eason Washburn To Head 1939 Softball Loop Adoption of Playing Rules Schedule, To Be Decided Later jors in a comeback started after Detroit farmed him out with a sore arm. Sunkel, who won 21 games and lost three in the regular season, faces a young club averaging less than 25 years. The southpaw rallied after I a j,vobbly start in the Southern's pre- I Alex. H. Washburn, publisher of '" "' " with Memphis. | Hope Star, was unanimously elected president of the 1939 Hope Softball League at a meeting of softball managers held Tuesday night. He succeeds E. S. Greening who served the league this season, along with Tom Kinser and T. S. Cornelius Atlanta came from behind to beat the Chicks and then polished off Nashville in the finals. Beaumont's Manager Al Vincent, a steady second baseman and master of strategy, has five .300 batters and thre left-handed hitters. Dixie Farsons led the Texas catchers with .320. I ils commissioners. three left-handed hitters. Dixie Par- No new commissioners were named Garner, utility oulfileder and pitcher, batted .323 each. Barney McCosky, rightfielcler, hit .302. at the meeting Tuesday night, this matter to be decided later if the soft- Mr. Washburn. '. Adoption of paying rues, the, schedule, and other matters will be. decided at a spring meeting of softball'man- agers, probably to be held next March. The league, consolidated this year into one loop, will probably operate next season as two leagues although this matter was deferred for a definite settlement at the spring meeing. Most managers Tuesday night preferred a fast eague and a "sower" league. Plans were discussed for an .A-l softball field next season which will include additional lights and the hiring of an expert to come here and put the lighting equipment in the proper place. Dizzy Dean Hero of Cub's Victory Hurls Chicago to Within Half-Game of Bucs in Thrilling Battle < CmCAGO-WVOl 1 Dffezy (Dean pitched his great heart out and the Chicago Cubs smack dab into .the thick of the National League pennant battle Tuesday. With little else on the ball but its cover, Dean hurled the Cubs to a thrill-packed, 2 to 1 victory .ovef'ihe league leading Pittsburg Pirates for a triumph which left the Cubs trailing the Bucs by only half a game, 'With two more games between the clubs scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. Diz wasn't in there at the finish. Bill Lee, taking the mound with two out in the ninth, retired the final Pittsburg batsman as Diz trudged slowly to the showers. But it "was Dean's victory all the way, a victory he called "the greatest of my life" and one which won him the acclaim of the 42,238 hysterical fans who jammed Wrigley Field. Dean allowed the Pirate sluggers just seven hits, their only run coming with Dean in the club house. In the ninth inning, Woody Jensen seabed on Lee's wild pitch, with the game ending a second ater as Lee facedjlAl Todd for the final out. '*' Dea allowed two hits in the fjrst inning and one in the second, then blanked the Bucs until the sixth, when they picked up another safety. They nicked him for two hits in jthe eighth and another in the ninth Before Lee took over. , In the ninth, Arkey Vaughan Ivas hit by a pitched ball. After Suhr had popped out, Jensen pinch-hit ;for Young and forced Vspghan at second Dean to Jurges. Handley doubled Jensen to third and Lee replaced Dean A wild pitch sent Jensen home ^nd with the tying run on third, Lee. fanned Todd to end the battle. | The victory lost the Cubs the serv« ices of Outfielder Augie Galan, pbs- sibly for the remainder of their five game schedule. Sliding into second in the second inning, Galan twisted his left knee so badly he had to.be carried from the field. f Bamboo forms a better windbreak in regions of violent storms than any other kind of plant. The clumps of stalks are able to weather hurricanes ball managers desire to name aids to in which tees would be uprooted. American League Clubs New York .. Boston Cleveland ... Detroit Washington Chicago W. !I7 85 84 . 80 73 (il L. 51 GO G3 Gfl 74 80 St. Louis 53 Philadelphia 52 Pet. .055 .58G .571 .537 .497 .433 .3(i(i .351 FAYE'J TEVILLE, Ark.—Howard Ilickcy and Maurice Brill, sopho- iniire ends of the Arkansas Ruzorhacks, who stepped into the positions vacated by Jim Ben ton and Ray Hamilton, two of (lie greatest wuigmcn in Arkansas history, c;uue through their first test with flying colors. In tlieir fiist vaisity game against Oklahoma A. & M. hist Saturday, both Hie key and Brill played like veterans. Defensively they were almost ucr- feil. On offense Hit-key caughl a 26-yard puss from Kay Eakin over the goi:l-line fur the Razurbuvks' second tcuchdowii. Brail caught a 14-yard hcuve from Eakin lluit put the Kazorbucks jn position to score their third Uuchdowii. If tiny keep up this pace against SouUiwi.st Conference coui- jH'lilicn, they will make Arkansas supporlers forget Benton and Hamilton. Ilickcy, li feet 'i and weighing 203, hails from Clarksvillc, Ark., and brill, (i 1'cet 3 anil wi'jjjltiiig 202, conies bum Loaoke, ArU. Tuesday's Results New York 5, Washington 2. Boston 11, Philadelphia 1. Cleveland G, Chicago 1. Detroit 5-10, St. Louis 4-2. Games Wednesday Washington at New York. Boston at Philadelphia. Chicago at Cincinnati. St. Louis at Detroit. National League Pittsburgh ... Chicago . New York . Cincinnati .... Boston H. Louis .... Brooklyn Philadelphia 85 80 80 78 75 68 GG 47 5!) Gl G7 CO 72 78 79 101 .590 .585 .544 .542 .510 .4GG .455 .318 Tuesday's Results New York 5-1, Brooklyn 3-5. Boston 2-4, Philadelphia 1-1. Chicago 2, Pittsburgh 1. Cincinnati 3, St. Louis 1. Games Wednesday Pittsburgh at Chicago. Philadelphia at Boston. Cincinnati at St. Louis. Only games scheduled. Foreign purchases of American ele- ctrict razors increase from 7,210 units during the first six months of 193; to 50 37G units during the first half of 1938. July, now the seventh month of the year, was the fifth month during the Roman Empire. The month was. named in honor of Julius Caesai who wus boni in it. ALL PROPHET — NO LOSS Bl<S> BLOW //V BELT..,. MICHIGAN ST. NOTZE DAME...KANSAS //COS/£7?5 HIT HARD STANFORD INDIAN RIDZS Greenberg Belts , Two More Homers Pulls Within Two of Babe Ruth's Record Marie ; of 60 ' DETROIT— (fl 3 )— Hank Greenberg jhit too tremendous drives to center for his fifty-seventh and fifty-eight home runs of the season Tuesday as Detroit won a double-header from the St. Louis Browns, 5 to 4 and 10 to 2. With five games left to play, Greenberg has a chance to beat Babe Ruth's 1927 major league record of 60 homers in one season. Tuesday's two homers, hit off Pitcher Bill Cox in the first and third innings of the second game, marked the llth time this season Greenberg has hit two or more circuit blows in one game, bettering his own big league record for that feat. Darkness halted the second game after seven innings. .^. Greenberg's first homer was a 440- foot liner inside the park, end Hank had to slide home to beat the relpy in from center. Mark Christman, Detroit third baseman, hit a home run inside the park in the first game. Dixie Walker and Charlie Gehringer also hit homers, Gehringer's his twentieth of the season. ' News comes that Herman Goeripg has fallen vcitim to a hoarse throat. The rtport is that he has been completely incapacitated. ". . . I SOLD THE CAR FOR CASH!" A lot of people are looking for a good used car. They look in Hope Star Want-Ad* first. Buy or sell through a Want-Ad in the HOPE STAR Just PHONE

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