The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1951 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 11, 1951
Page 11
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WRDNRSDAY, APRn, 11, t-YTHKVn.l.E. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK R1.BYWH Chick Track Squad To Open Season in State College Meet Hlytlieville \-Hg\\ School's track loam will compete ii V only two track mecUs in addition to the -slate meet thi year, Head Coach Russell Mosley said yesterday. The meels will be 111* Arkansas Stale College Invitational and Ihe District Three event, both to be held in Jonesboro, Coach Mosley said. The (irsl ol these will he Hie state College meet which will be run H week from today. The District Three meet will be held Uie following week and the ,sta(e meet,'is scheduled for Little Rock the first weekend In May. However n school rnn send only trackmen that placed first or second in a district, ei'eiit l« the state meet. "I've hod lo turn down invitations lo three meets because the, boys weren't ready." Coach Mosle.v said He blamed bad weather and lack of proper training facilities tor nl sniiad not being in shape for a rivet at present. With only one week litfl before the first meet Coach Nto.sley yesterday bp(?an schooling his small squad of rnnrildnlc.s In the finer points of the sport afier spending nearly H month on conditioning. "They need not expect too much from us this year," Woslcy moaneil. '•We Just don't- have it. Most oE mv boys are still a year or Uo away." [ Only 12 Camlldaleis '* Mosley has been working with a squad of about 20 since'the beginning of practice last month but -if this number only 10 ami possibly 12 are considered goad enouch to make the trip to the Arkansas State and district meets. The Cluck thlnclads have but one member of last year's -squad which finished fourth In the District Three Byrne May Hold Yanks' Answer Erratic Southpaw Shows Fine Form as Charrtps Hip Braves RALPH Ky., April 1!. Tommy Rynie, the in aiicl out lofL hiiiuter of Ihe New York yunkce tr.ay prove to be the "silver lining of the Bronx botnboi's ibis y^r.i. Byrne, at times brilliant and : other inlervftls erratic, looms at thy moment as the shitiing l '?' 1 - in an otherwise dtsma] pictuip for the Uvo-tlme world cliampion 1 -. RSftht now the chances ut the yanks repealing as basebnil'^ world standard bearers are bleak Shortstop Phil Rizxuto, thi American League's most valuable player in IDSO: righthander Allic RcynokLs, world series star, and Joe Pace, relief ace, and in Baltimoie Irr medical checkups Dial myv renclei each hovs de combat toy a few rinyp to a greater part of ihe sen.son. Riz/.uto is bothered by pain. 1 ; -in feared to be chips in bis Grapefruit League Scores VcstmUi.v'fc KesulU New York <N» 10, Cleveland <A> « Brooklyn (Nj 13, Greenslwro (CnrolliiR) 3 New York.fAi 3, Ho.slon <N> J Memphis -SAi 4, Chicago (Nt 1 Washington <A> 14, Cincinnati <N> 12 Boston <Ai 7, I/>iil.svUle \.\M 1 Chicago (A) 4. Birmingham (SAj Philadelphia (Coastal Plaint St. lx>ilis IAI Pittsburgh i <N) raid. (At 9, Tarboro 2 1, St. Louis -N j v* Philadelphia his .side, Reynolds suffering from bone arm, and Pnge has will) a sore left shoulder. meet, back in the fold this year. He Keats Braves is Joe TomUnson. a distance rnniier[ Byrne .somewhat lightened the who placed second In the district, gloomy picture In the Yankee camp Itisl year. TomHn.son will i!n do most of the distance work with Johnny O'Brien, who ran Tor the Paps ln,M year, giving him help. A pair of king-sized lads, Mon- lioe Holland, a sophomore and Larry Lnnsford, a freshman, will do most of ihe weight work along with Qulncy Hodge, another sophomore. Holland handled wUh shot and discus lor the Paps last year but (his both LimsCord and Hodge are first yenr met]. "In the sprints. Coach Mosley will have Carl Brown, O'Brien. Bob McFarland. Bennie Hays. Donald Gentry and Tommy Mosley, all sophomores. Read Courier News Classified Ads esterday by pitching the champs (o a 3-2 victory over the Ilo.slon Braves ai Kansas City. Tommy, who folded in mid-season year, restricted the Braves to six hits, walked five and fanned three in his best outing of pring, The Yanks won out In the last, of j the ninth when Joe Collins .-scored Cliff Mape.s from third base with 350-single off the right field wall. Collins connected on a '.i-1 pilch by portly Bob Hogue who took over from Johtmy Sain after the 20-}?rtiiie winner bowed out for a pinch-hitter in the lop of the ninth. Byrne started out brilliantly last year but after his father died, (tie Wnke Forest ahuruuis was of little use. —Courier News 1'holo riu/i; BALL—It'll be a happy Blylheville youngster who gels this baseball autographed by players of the Boston Red Sox as a reward for his batting or pitching feats in the Blytheville V's High School League this snimiuVThe bflll was presented to the Y by Mel Parnell, Hod Sox hurler who formerly pitched here. In the upper photo J. P. Friend i.s shown delivering the prize ball to J. i>. Garrotl, Y director. f'arnel! gave Ihe ball to Mr. friend to be presented to the Y. Mel Parnell Furnishes Y with Autographed Baseball for Trophies Pollet and Saigh Come to Terms Cards' Mound Ace Ends Lang Holdout After Brief Meeting HOUSTON. April 10. (fl'j—Howl Pollel. the BO-yenr-old southpaw of the St. I.OULS Cardinals plu-h Injf stuff, pnflrd Jiis Innpr lioldot yesterday at u meeting with Card inal President Fred Snffjh. "Howie and I talked a few min utc.s win! cnme to icvms rii>}tV iuvay t Saigh snirt. Sai«h came lo Hou.sto | Monday to talk over problems t (he CnrtLiiiE.l.'i and their Texas Le:i [sue farm club, the Houston Bnff The Cardinals are here for S a tonight and tomorrow with the S Louis Broxvns. SaiRh had asked Pollet lo lake, salary col and the Houston insii a nee .salesman refused. '•Just say we got together," Sai srvEd. "We don't care lo talk the terms." Hold out In The Big LcliRiiet Last week Saigh and polaU became involved in a vrrbnl war. The Card owner accused ht= hold mi t lefty ot attempting to "try 1m case in the newspapers" when he told a reporter that HIR reason for his poor record In 195&* WHS that tlm Cardinals were an "unsound 1 ' cluh. A St. Louis writer'reported .S.iigh as saying that lie- did not want a player with this attitude on his club and thnt he wot]Id do everything possible to trade him. Only Musiai To Be Hart By WSB's Salary Order By TIIK ASSCK;[ATKl> I'KKSS With the exception of SUn Musial, who may lose liis J3f),000 pay hike, basebaB 'layers in general won't be atfcclcd by the now government ruling which puts a control n their salaries. Tilt Wage Stabilization Board In* Vashlnglon decided yesterday to ut a celling on baseball salaries, 'his l.i what It, amounts to: \ baseball team cnn'l pay any ilaycr more tlinn It paid Us lilRli- star In 1950. Mnslal. Ill" St. txinls Ordinals' 31-llllnnl. ouUlcld- >r, fnlls Into Mils , ratcgory. \> R s I season. UnMal, the Cards' nlghcst |)Qld plny- Knute Rockne Is Voted Greatest Grid Coach By JKMKV I.ISKA SOUTH ft EN IX liid-. April 1'J. (AP>— Noire Dame's Ktiut* Rockr*, Reclaimed yesterday os looLbaU's greatest coach of all time, WM 1» years alinut ot llie gttme In Ills era. Anci If lie were living today, KM scheming still would be 10 years In advance of coaching rival* . floth claims came today from former players who helped Rockne reach Hit pinnncle of conclilnjj sue- ce.s.s In the 1920's—the fabulous Tom' iiorscnim. Canny Pi'nnk Carldeo and ami the prc.sent Fl&hlin' Irish Slan Musial Bui under the I coach. r->ank Leahy. Dili's „ which, in-1 AloiiK with an all-time. AU- arcirt official yd—Mu- AIHOI-!CH i-levcn named hu.ii niiUon- IO^R his |Kty hike. wide poll by the As.soclaled Press, Famechon Defeats Burgin To Avenae Earlier Loss CINCINNATI, April II. Wj—Ray Famechon of P T rance Is right back among the leaders in the parade toward a possible featherweight championship boxing bout with Sandy Saddler. Famechon was up there once before. A month ago, however, he took a second round technical knockout from unknown F^Iiile Burgin ot Cincinnati. Last night a sharper, a hartter- li It ting a ml a. smarter Fa mechon gave the same Burgin a ten-round tamers who paid a gross of $22,430.75 Famfichon'x victory was by unanimous decision. There were no knockdowns and only Burgin was bleeding-at the finish. Surging o round on Ihe Associated Pres.. scorecard was the seventh. At tne finish however, he said hi never was hurt except that a bleed ing nose bothered his breathing. F'amechoH weighed l^T'i; Burgin 12.V Plnyers in the Blytlievillt Y's newly-or ganixod High School Base- rill l^eague have been Riven an Incentive to try Just •. little bit htirdn uring league games this aunimer. Some bird*. AW if Is for example, beating, before a crowd of 8,244 cus- never walk. The incentive Is in the. form of ] wo baseballs. Not just ordinary ails, hut two official American League balls. On one will be in- cribed the autographs of all the ilnyers" on the Boston Red Sox earn and on the other will be all- ographs of all the players on the •ostcr of the world champion New t'ork Yankees. The prize balls are being donated >y Mel Parnell, the Boston Red Sox efty who formerly _ r pitched . here. The ball bearing the autographs of lie Red Sox players lias already jocn delivered to the Y and "Marvelous Md" ha.s promised'that the le bearing the Yankee autographs forthcoming. He plans to get the Yankee signature ball din-ing Boston's, first SP.- rie.s with the New York team this season. HU-.OV H;ill Delivered The ball with the Bosox autographs was turned over to J, P. Garrott, director of the Blytheville Y, yesterday by J. P. Friend, Blylhe- ville sports enthusiast and & friend of Parnell's. Lefly Mel presented Mr. Friend willi the ball during Ihe Red So* exhibition game with the Memphis Chicks at Memphis Monday with instructions that it be given lo some boys' team here. Mr. 'riend suggested that "it be given as a trophy to the newly-organized Y league and Mel readily a»reud wilh the promise of another bear- ng Hie Yankees' signatures. Glaviano Injured In Outfield Try HOUSTON, Tex.. April U. (/l»j— Little Tommy Glaviano moved into the St. Louis Cardinal otlUield as j part, of Manager Marty Marion's cidentally, slal would The board con I ends Hint \vant.s paid players ii\ 1051 must- conform generally with club payroll practices in 1050. Ami, it maintains, il <s doubtful If a $35.000 Increase Is williin the general pattern of increases of the St, Louis club. In Houston, owner Fred Saigh of the Cardinals said he will ask the board to let MusLal kerp lil.s rnise because "1 (eel Sinn i* gelling a fair salary." Mu.slftl had no comment. The ruling, of course, does tiot apply lo all p-lnyers who have received blfi Increases. George Kell of Detroit Is one n[ these players. He has received a fat- pay boost, but unlike Musial, he can keep every rmy of it, Kcll's salary was reported lo have been upped $15.000 Lo .Mft.noo. He'll able to keep nil of this because Detroit Pitcher Hal Ncwhowst-r received $50.000 last year as Detroit's highest-paid player. Outfielder Al /.arilln and first baseman Eddie Robinson of the Chicago While Sox are not as fortunate, floth figure to lose raises. Joe DiMa&glo of the Van kens <$IOO.OQO>, Ted William* of tile Red Sox ($125.000) and Ralph Klner of Pittsburgh ($05,000) are, not alfccted sine* they are Retting llic same salary as last year. Just who the bails are to go tol ex P erlmenl ou shUUli e players—but ha.? not been determined but Mr. ]e didn't *t»y tnere ]on e- loekne h^comrs. a ranking cumulate for the National Football Hall >f Fame plnnncd at Rutgers University. Also nominated In the poll Ihe hall were .si'cond and third .eam.s and crouch PS Pop Wan lor Stanford-Carlisle, and Alotuo StagK go. runncr.iMip to Rockne. The first -team Kelecllons were: Tpsun I'ickc.l F.ud— Dau, Alahtu«i\, and Uennui Oostorbant], Michigan. Tacklc.s—Ui'onko Nagurski, Min- nesotn, and Wilbur (Pals) Henry, Washington and Jefferson. Giiftrds— W. W. iPudgei flcffel- Mngcr, Yale and Robert Suf fridge, Tennessee. Cerjler — A d o 1 p h (Germany) Schultvv NUchi Quai lerback editor* and broadcasters M W* closest rival. Warner. Killed In Crash Rook lie's 13-year coaching *pan «i Notre Dame before he plunged Ui his death In a Kansas plane crash March 31, 1031, produced five unbeaten, milted season, 105 victories five times and only 12 defeats. Hut those who knew him be*l measure his great ness not by lh« record Iwok, but by his skill r.a *n ever-Mcrt strategist and a fine teacher who used razor-edged psychology n.s a surgeon might a probing scalpel. Current Irish conch Leahy today declared "flock always thought *bout, five or ten years ahead. H were living now, he still would Us'e or ten yetvrs ahead. RocVtnft more to elevate the coaching i>rofcsslon and sell II lo the American public Llian any other man." Walter Kckcrsull, altlnic-ks— Harold (Red) Orange, lllinnis, mid Jhn Thorpe. Carll-^lp. l ; 'ulll)ack — Ernie Ncvers, Stanford. Rwkne received four tiine.s a? many votes In the poll of sports Y Girls' League To Start Action Wcntlicr pcrnilULng, play In th* niythcville Y'a Girls Grade School Softball League was scheduled Iff yet underway this afternoon. 'Lange was sclietiuled to meet Central in the opening game. QnrraU slated that they probably will bn presented as trophies lo the leading pitcher and lop batter of the league at the close of the sen- son. Parnell, a native of New Orleans and a product of the American Legion's junior baseball program, is well known to many Rlythevillc baseball Inns. He pitched for the Blythcville Army Air Field team in 19-13 and 194-1 while stationed here with Ihn Army Air Force. He, has been a Boston Red Sox regniur for the past three seasons. In the second inning ol a game with the St. Louis BroWns last night he crashed into the wall cal- ohing a fly. in a hospital he was reported suffering f r o in n badly bruised right shoulder. -, Ironically. R reporter had asked him in the chili house prior to the game: "JIow are you on charging walls?." A grand slam homer by Shenn Lolhir touched ofr a alx-run ninth inning rally that gave the J Browns ^ 7-B edge over the Cardinal*. Stan Musial cracked a home run for the Red Birds. Williams Meets Pruden Tonight CHICAGO, April 11. (AP>—Lightweight, Ohampion Ike Williams, ready (or his nth overweight bout since December, 19-19, predict,-; he will stop 23-year-old Fitzie Pruden In the eighth round of their 10- round non-title scrap in Chicago Stadium tonight. 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