The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1939 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 20, 1939
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PAGE SIX , BLYTHEVILLE, '(ARK,? COUBIER NEWS ISTUFF Buf There Are Veiy Few Times When They Don'I Murder Ball BY GEORGE:KIRKSEY NEW YORK, June 20 (UP)— The Yankees arc In a big slump, and the reason Is they're not hitting They've won only foui of their last sl\ games since they came back from the west. You say four out of six isn't a slump Well, tlie Yankee pace for the season-is 41 out of 52 for a percentage of .788, and four out of six Is a mere CCO pei cent Lately tlie Yanks Ime been winning ball games with their 'Hock of Gibraltar" defense. Their >ilt- tlng has gone sour, in their last six games against (he Indians and Tigers the Bronx Eombcis have scored only 21 mns to llieli opponents' 20 Tlie Yanks have nv- ernged six runs plus throughout the season but In the ptesent itay at the Stadium thej've averaged only 3 2-3 luns per game. But In common with all Yankee teams, this one comes tlnougli \\ith pitching when needed II the Yanks happen io run lino some tough pitching as they did when Mel Hardci held them to Jour lilts and Buck Nesvsom to seven, they match it with greater pitching/and a better defense. Consequently, the Yanks lime won two 1-0 games lately, beating Harder and Nettsom each by that : margin. For the first time in si\ games the Yanks' hits v,ent into double .figures yesterday : when they slugged out 13 blows to bent the Tigers, 8-5. They shelled thcli conqueror of a month ago, DUry Tiout, out of tnc bo\ \\ith five runs in the first Inning Joe Gordon had "4 for 4' Dickey and Rolfe hit homcis as did Hlg- gins, McCosky and Kicss for the Tigers Ouil Ilildebiand held the Tigers to six hits foi his thlicl win,-' Chel Lflabs' triple scoied Johnny Bemrdlno ivilli the winning tun as the Biawiis outlasted the Senators to win 2-1 In 14 innings In the first gome of a twin bill Vei- non Kennedy went the route, allowing ,only six nils' Emil Leonard, who was relieved in (ho 10th for a pinch hlltei, was replaced by Pete Appleton, who was charged \\llh the loss Tire Senators came back with a G-l \ii,toiy in the nightcap, Joe Krakaubkas handcuffing 'the Browns with six scattered 'hits tor his second ' win of the }C,u. In the only National League game the Cubs and Dodgcis battled to a 3-3 tie In eight innings, ram halting the contest The Cubs had the game won, going into the eighth Dick Kartell allowed the tying utn when lic-thios wild to first on Koy's giouudei with two out- Two Brookijn eriois previously helped the Cubs to two inns Stanley Hack nil a homei foi Chicago's only earned run Yesteiday's Hero—Joe Gordon, Yanks' second baseman who hit a dovible and three singles as the .Bronx Bombers shelled their way to an 8-5 victory over Detroit. Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas League Canithersville 17, Newport 4, second gtime, night Jonesboro 9-2, Pnragoiild 8-3. Southern league Night games. .Little Rock-2, Memphis 1. Chattanooga 5, Atlanta 4. Birmingham 4, New Orleans 3. Only games scheduled. Baseball Immortals Baseball's living "immortals" graced by their presence recent ceremonies at Coopcrstown, N. Y., celc- G a 1 e n I o's Manager, Joe Jacobs, Livens Up Pre- Figlil Events NEW YORK, June 20 (UP) — [Promoter Mike Jacobs expects the Tony Galcnto-Joe Louis heavyweight title fight to do a half million dollars worth of business next ,week, and if It docs he can thank Galcnto's little manager Joe Jacobs, \vlio lias furnished nil the laughs .md most of the prc-flght publicity. Last week it was the "Gimmick" Incident. True, it backfired when Joe hnd U> retract his charges under threat of losing his New York second's license, bill It hit tlie front pages across the country. Now ,Joe Ims the cauliflower patch In convulsions ugaln with news tlmt be Is going lo ask the boiliig coin- mission to name Arthur Donovan is icferec. It was 10-1 lhat Donovan would brutini! the centennial of the founding of baseball by Ma). Gen. Aimer Doubleday in 1839 Photo l)c t»c choice of the commission above shows these famous names: sitting, left to right, Eddie Collins, Babe Ruth, Connie Mack and «s lie Ims been for all of Louis' Cy Young. Standing, left to right, Hanus Wagner, Grover tjlcvolnnd Alexander, Trls Speaker, Nil- f 'ew York appearances. If Galenic- polcon iJiJolc, George Sisler and Waller Johnson. Bad Actor wants him also it is 100-) that lie I will be (lie third man in the fine la week from tomorrow night. I Jacobs' selection ol a referee (might be regarded as a bit of pre- fight politics, hut Yussel-the-muscle explained "Galcnto and I really folks grace. -- hopes [of Influencing Donovan In Galenlo's nrJn nTnniniiT L ' s i )iiim(;<i "oaionto and i r( III I H U I U II11 U want Donovan in there. Some f i r n D fin hn i" my twnk weare mMn « * ^ i ii i n u i muuii I if,,, bow lo thc i ncvllaMe )„ h , When It ffimos Tn Pitr-l-, favor ' i>llt Uley are crazy ' We be - wnen H V.OmCS IO I ltCll-|ii cve Artie Is the best referee in infr Little Rock Cellar- » le £"»«• He has •worked In two or -, n ., Tony's fights—against Godoy and •ues nave It " I5y United lYcss Thc Little Rock Travelers may not get oil the Southern Association .bottom this season 'mil it won't be for lack of 'pitching. Thc Travelers won their fifth straight victory night In tia- fctillng Ihc Memphis Chicks 2 to 1. Tn those five games, Little Rock pllchors sin rendered cxiiclly three runs. And the •opposition?. Nobody but (he Chicks and the Chnt- tnncogn Lookouts, thc two top clubs of lue circuit. Traveler followers ascribe the leiim's present plight to a Ifp in the air Is Jockey Charley Corbet I as lie holds reins on Slokcsley at post at Hollywood I^nrk, Inglcwopd, Calif. After all thc acting tip. Stokesley ran out of money. Bolflcrs Play Goodyear: V-8's Meet- Ai-k-Mo National League Tall Texan Wins Over Ned Taylor "Long Bill" Hull, six foot nnd five Inch Texan, overpowered Ned Taylor of Arizona In n sonicvvlint comicnl exhibition at the Legion nrena last night, winning two out of three falls to tnke the nmtch. Thc elongated wrestler seemed capable of breaking almost any hold ___ _ jTnylor coulri secure. Biletl as n \ jwrnilon Whicli has been" having its 1 rubber man". Hall lived up to this troubles of late nfler n fust sliu-t The Coca Coin Bottlers, with the first linlf title In the City Soflbull League nlreiuly wrapped up nml stored ftwny. meet the Goodyear club In the first game of tonight's doitblchcader nt llaiey Field, In the scconrt game the Phillips Motor Company V-8's will take on the Arkansas-Missouri Power Cor- Brooklyn 3, Chicago 3, called description by twisting ami bending end of eighth, rain. " | "I* lo »B Boston at Cincinnati, postponed, I Taylor not only ' '"* * legs 10 could not that hurt rain New York at St Louis, postponed, rain Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, to be . played later date. American I-eague .New York 8, Detroit 5. St Louis 2-1,' Washington 1-G, first game 14 innings, second called in eighth, darkness. • Chicago at Philadelphia, poned, rain. Only games scheduled. post- Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Paragould at Joncshoro. Newport at Caruthersville. Southern League Memphis at Little Rock- New Orleans at Birmingham. Atlanta at Chattanooga. .Nashville at Knoxville. National League Boston at Chicago BrooMyn at Cincinnati New York at Pittsburgh. Philadelphia at' St. Louis. American League Chicago at New York. St. Louis at Boston. , Detroit at Philadelphia. 1 Cleveland at Washington. A leading rubber company has •>, inlrcduced a new while sldewa * lire paint, Containing a nibbe , base,, for, renewing white sidewall ^ tires or for making black sldc- m, but could not retain a grip ir any length of time. Only once did Taylor score. I5c on-the second fall after nine mines when he succeeded In getting all Into a rolling rocking chair illt and pinning his shoulders to ic canvns. Hall won both ot hH alls, the first and third, with the pok scissors, a hold particularly illed, lo his long legs. In the preliminary, one of the oughcsl matches seen in the local rena in some time, Les Jensen ook thc second and third falls in uccesslon to win over Stocky •Cncllson, bcwhlskcred Norwegian. Knellson won Ihe first fall with lody slams and Jensen evened thc ount by taking the second by the ame method. Jensen simply sent i fist to Knellson's jaw, knocked ilm down and fell across his body, o lake Ihc third and deciding Ainvblc. The first game will begin at o'clock. attack that is so feeble Ihc • pitchers prnclicnlly have to pilch shutout ball all Ihc lime in order lo win. Bill Saylcs was on Ihe mound for the Hocks last night, lie scai- tered five hits nnions; the Memphis clouters nnd protected Ihe two-run lend his mates had galh- ucd in the first iniiin;? when th5 first three batters connected safely. The Clintttinoogu Lookouts made ) n gatne of thc Uvo-lilt Mem- ils margin by defeating the slii)- ug Atlanta Crackers S to -I. Alula scored four times In the first inlng, but nflor Stu Bole look vcr on the mound for Dick llass, ic Crackers never got close lo le plnlc again. The Lookouts scored once In thc nird and won Ihe uauic wilh our lalltes in the sixth i\s three Ulanla hutlers failed lo stem Ihe nlly. Clyde Smoll, Atlanta lefty' 'ho pitched only four ball* in lie wild sixth inning, received the: ilscrcdit for the loss. Tlie DlrniliiBMnm Barons, cnjoy- ng the— to tliein— i-nrifled atmos- hcre of fourth place, rallied for wo runs In the seventh inning o edge the New Orleans Pelicans lo 3. iicnry Johnson went the oute for Ihc Barons despite bciAg cached for successive home runs iy Wee Willie Duke and Soup Campbell In the fourth tuning. Big Chief Arkckcla hit n round- ripper for the winners. A men's light crowd of nearly 15,000 watch- 'dthc same. Today's gnme.s arc AUanla at 2liaU:inooga, Memphis at. Little Rock, New Orleans nt Birmingham Nashville nt Knoxville. BASEBALL STANDINGS National League W. L. Pet. Cincinnati St. Louis New York Brooklyn Chicago Pittsburgh .... 36 .... 29 .... 20 25 .... 27 .... 24 Boston 22 Philadelphia IB .60' .558 .52' .500 .491 .46'. .423 .35 American League W. L. Pet New York 41 11 Boston 29 21 Cleveland 28 25 Chicago 28 25 Delroil 20 27 Philadelphia 21 32 Washing Ion 22 31 St. Louis i 15 38 Genuine Kthyl 80 Octane, Gal. Dollars Saved Are Dollars Made Anti-Knock Gas 1 73-i- pclan.c, Gal, 13.5c 14.Sc _ (Alt Taxes Paid) SPECIAL LOW 1'UICE— 100 56 PURR SYLVANIA MOTOR OIL— TAX PAIU 2 GAL. CAN ................... Highest Quality Products at SAVEON GAS CO. . 'i Miles Trom State Line Holland, MIo. 9!) C in—nud. h c did a nne job both limes. "In the Godoy light, Godoy hit Tony low in the second round. Donovan stepped In to warn Godoy, but Gnlcnto waved him buck, saying hc5d take care of everything in his own way. Donovan just smiled and said okay (o him. So the fans saw one of the roughest and best fights ever staged in New York. The customers really got their money's worth iu that one. Godoy and Gulcnlo. fought the way they wauled, and everybody wns satisfied. That Donovan is a plenty smart, feller." Since Joe usually balks at ivhtit- cvcr the other nian wants, It had been expected lie might object to Donovan because of Artie's numerous admiring statements about Louis. The champion's handlers always request Donovan. Promoter Mike admitted t that "the advance ticket snlc has come up lo my expectations completely," Indicating thnl he expected a yate of nearly 5500,000. lie said that special trains had been booked for Uclroll, Boston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington, Baltimore. S c i a n t o n and Wilkesbiiire. Fleets of busses have been re.served to bring New Jersi funs to Yankee Stadium. TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1939 Today's Sport Parade By Henr; McienMT* ;ey NEW YORK, June 20 (OP)—Tf there Is room for one more bust at Coojicrstown . I suggest Dial l!in space tie filled with,a piaster composite of the gentlemen who handle the buying,, hiring, and firing of baseball players for tlie Chicago Cubs. These front office geniuses of Lake Michigan are the' "bust" of the century. With apparently no effort they have contrived lo get rid of enough fine players to win half a Owen' pennants, and bought enough lemons to make a Tom Collins for linlf tlie population of China. You can pick a team of former Chicago Cub players who are operating in the 'majors right now that could beat the daylights out of the present Chicago club Dial Is floundering around, in fifth place, nine or len games back of the leaders. • • • To save you the trouble (and Die hcnrliiche, if • you're a Cub fan) I'll mime 'em for you: Pitchers; Ixm Wurneke, Curl Davis, Walter Tigbe, 'Huglv Casey, Ray Harreli, Buck Newsom and Lynn Nelson. Catchers: Ken O'Dea and Blimp Phelps. In field:' Dolf CamilU, first base; Lonnle Prey, second base; Billy Jurgcs, shortstop, and Tony Laz- zcrl, third base. Outfield: Wally.Berger, left field; Tuck Stainback, eenterfieM, ancl Joe Marty, right .field. Not a bad ball club, hoys. The pitching staff lias woti 35 and lost 20 for an average, which, if the Cubs owned, would have them up there just a breath from first place. The -infield would be the.,best' in the National League, tlie outfield better than fair and the catching staff adequate. Some of the Chicago deals are amazing. They paid tlie Phillies $05,000 and five players for Clnick Klein. Two years later, after paying Klein $30,000 ill salary, they sent him back to Philadelphia along with $50,000 for Curl Davis. This maneuver is doubly; Interesting when you know that they could have purchased Davis earlier, when he was on thc ! coast, for a mere §5,000. The Cubs didn't like him then—thought he was sick))'. The Cubs gave Dolf Camilli and $2500 to Philadelphia for one Don Hurst. Hurst'went out like a light, but Camilli starred for Hie Phillies and later was sold to Brooklyn for the fat sum of $65,000. Lon Warneke was traded to St. Louis for Rij> Collins. Warneke is one of the game's great pitchers today and Collins has been shunted out of the majors to the Coast League. '. • •• . Having developed an' amazing talent for spotting players precisely at the moment ' they ' had passed- their primes, the Cubs put Davis, Stainback and Clyde Shoun, plus $185,000; on the line for Dizay Dean. In gaining the once mighty Dizzy the Cubs gained a sore arm and the right to pay Dizzy $20,000 year in salary. What they have H OLnETORYTHiNG_._By Clyde Lewis "I can'l lielp womlpj-iiif! what my )j| t i e r om .,i, „,,„], fni|»ls would Ihink if llicy ssiw their teacher mlciiinfl • woo on her. vacation!" spent on doctors trying, to make Dizzy a winner is- known only to the medicos who took him in charge. Prey, now the best second baseman In the league, was sold for little more than the waiver price, and some of the boys will tell yoii that the Cubs could have had Joe Di Maggio had they cared to risk $50,000 on his trick knee being all right. One of the Cubs' latest trades involved Jurges, Prank Demaree and O'Dca for Dick Baitell, Hank Leiber and Ous Matictiso of the Giants. You have only to look at the standings of the Cubs, and the respective performances of 'Jurgcs and Baiiell, to • discover who gol Ihe best.of that business. All of this about the Cubs is written more in sorrow than in anger. They are my favorite National League team. Sentimental reasons. You see, my Aunt Rebecca was-the first woman through the gates on 'the first Ladies' Day at Wrigley Field.. I'lioto Imbedded In Wood YOUNOSTOWN, Ohio (UP)— Charles S. Weaver, WPA worker reported that he was splitting a power line pole with an axe when he found a photograph, old but!'fig clear and marked with wood • grain, imbedded in the i>ole He said Ihc features of the man in the photograph, are "very clear." Americas Mildest NATIONAL'S EAGLE WHISKEY Trained Flea Insurance Too Risky For Lloyds JOHANNESCURCf, South Africa (UP)—When Alfred Mnydcn, a pro- sionnl "flea-lamer," tried to insure his troupe of 30 performing fleas, he was told Hint thc premium would be $100 a day on every S500 worth of (leas. The difficulty, Hnydcn said, apparently lies in thc tad. (hat Lloyils has no one \vl\o can tell the age of a flea with certainly, and it Is also difficult for a lay- nmn to distinguish between individual slnr flea 1 performers. BASEBALL STANDINGS Norlbc:ist Arkansas xCariitheisvillc . W. L. Pet. . 30 12 .58G . 24 21 .533 Piirngould 18 27 .•100 Jonesboro n 29 .310 x—Night game. Southern league W. L. Pet. 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