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PAOB TEN BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TVBDNESOAT, APRlt, 18, ig Red Sox Left at Post Again As Vic Raschi Deals Shutout AMERICAN LEAGUE Team W L Pet. Cleveland 1 0 1.000 Chicago . 1 0 1.000 New York 1 0 'l.OCO Washington 1 0 1.000 Boston 0 1 .000 Detroit 0 1 .000 St. Louis 0 1 .000 Philadelphia . . 0 1 .000 National League W L Pet. Pittsburgh . .. ..• 2 0 1.000 New York. 1 o i.fltw Philadelphia' ,. 1 0 1.001 Chicago . 1 0 1.000 St. Louis 0 1 .OCO Boston . '. 0 1 .000 Brooklyn 0 1 .000 Cincinnati 0 2 .000 Southern League Team W L Pet. Memphis 1 1 .803 Little Pock . ...4 1 .800 Birmingham 3 1 .15!) Atlanta . '. 2 2 .SCO Nashville 2 3 .400 New Orleans 1 3 .250 Mobile 1 3 .250 Chattanooga I ' .203 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS American League New York 5. Boston 0 Cleveland 2. Detroit 1 Chicago 17. St. Louis 3 Washington 6. Philadelphia 1 National League Philadelphia 5. Brooklyn 1 New-York 4. Boston 0 Chicago 8, Cincinnati 3 Pittsburgh 5. St. Louis 4 . Southern Association Birmingham 8. Chattanooga 3 Little Rock 6. Mobile 2 Nashville 5, Atlanta 0 Memphis 8, New Orleans 3 Murry Dickson Leads BUGS To 5-4 Win Over Cardinals By JOB RE1CHLKR (Associated press Sports Writer) Is this going Lo be another bridesmaid year for Boston's perennial lefl-at-ihe-altar Reel Sox? Vic Raschi's 5-0 haiuiucuffing of the Sox sluggers for the New York Yankees yesterday may have boon just one of those things. On the other hand, it might have been a sign of things to come. It smacks too much of "the same old Heel Sox" of the past four years. A ^TODAY'S GAMES " American League / Boston at New York Washington at Philadelphia fnlghtv Cleveland at Detroit Chicago-at St. Louis (night) National League • Philadelphia at Brooklyn New York at Boston (Only Games Scheduled) Southern Assirlallon (All night gamesi Birmingham at Chattanooga Little Rock at Mobile Atlanta* at Nashville Memphis at New Orleans Watching the Sox being throttled , with six litllr singles made It al- ! nosl impossible lo visualize them ns he same pulverizing team that rail •ff 11 straight Grapefruit League •iclories. II made it easy to recall the Rc-d 3ox of 1917-'ia-49-50. All-conquering paper. All-powerful in spring r.iinmg. All-mighty in the eyes of iiost experts. All-America choice for he Mag. Then they start to play for keep:. iicy stray a way from friendly 7 cnvrEiy park. And Boston's busting batters become brittle and Its hur- •jcane hurlers become harmless. . The season's opener proved a to,a] loss so far as Boston, was concerned. Not only were the Red Sox 101 so-collared, but the city's Na- ional League represent rUives. the Braves, were goose-egged as Larry Janscn of the Giants shut them out, 4-0. with five 111 tie singles. Phils Whip Bums Philadelphia's defending champion Phils downed Brooklyn's Dodgers, 5-2, at Ebbet.s Field. Robin Roberts, whose final-day triumph over the Brooks gave the Phils Iheii first flag in 3o years last season, again thwarted the Dodgers. Bob Lemon, king of the 19SO pitchers, threw a brilliant two-hitter at the Tigers to pitch the Cleveland Indians to a 2-1 triumph in Detroit. Outfielder Al Zarilla blasted St. Lonis Brown pitching for a nice home run, double and single to lead the White Sox to a 17-3 romp before 5.650 at St. Louis. Mnrry Dickson' pitched ruid batted the Pirates lo a 5-4 victory ovci the St. Louis Cardinals in Pittsburgh. The little righthander walloped hts first major league Home run and contributed n single in nn- othcr scoring rally. The Chicago Cubs made merry at the expense of Ken Raffensbergcr whipping the Cincinnati R.ads, 3-3 Andy Pafko, veteran 0111 fie trier hipped in with a homer, triple ami ingle. Cold weather held the minimum rowri to a (lunpiXMUting 171.078 ans at the eight parks. La it year he eight openers drew 252.;jO fans. The biggest crowd of the day— •1,880 Yankee Stadium fans~~sa\v Trkie Jensen steal the show from vlic!:cy Mantle, the publicized New York rookie flash. Jensen smashed i two-run homer and doubled he sixth inning. Mantle singled in i our times nt bat. ! Inrlians V.t\-s,c 1) ft mil , A crowd of 43,470 watched a pitL-h- ng duel between Lemon and Hal tfewhouscr in Detroit. Tied at 1-1 after eight innings, (he Tribe, won n the ninth WJCD shortstop Johnny Lipoti bobblcd Jim Hey mi's grounder and Larry Doby .scored th? winning run. .Jerry priddy got bath nits off Lemon. Dick Sisler, Del Ennis and Mjke Goliat led the Phils nine-hit attack at Brooklyn before 10,217 chilled fans. Sisler, whose three-run homer beat, Brooklyn for the pennant last year, hit two singles and scored twice. Ennis batted in three runs with a homer and single. GoUat socked a four-bagger in the second inning in gain the honor of connecting with the first major league homer of the year. Carl Erskmc, a surprise starter, was the loser. Only 6,081 saw Jansen gain hi?. first, victory in four opening-day attempts. The righthander out pitched Vern Bickford, Boston's no-hit hurler. to give the Giants their first opening win since 1D15. Dulch Zllllcr went all the way for the Cubs before 18,211 at Chicago. 'The Washington Senators defeated the Philadelphia Athletics, 6-1. behind Con Marerro In the first night opener in American League history. Head Courlei News C.assllied Ads Overjoyed Durocher Promises 'No More Run-ins with Umps , By BILL KING ' :/;;_.BOSTON, April 18. (AP)—?\om the umpires' viewpoint, Leo Durocher's newly' acquired amiability wil be the outstanding feature of the National League's diamond jubilee year—If If lasts. But, knowing him of old, they are going to hope for the best while setting themselves, as usual, for his worst. A SIGHT FOR SORE EYES—Saddened anci bloody. Austria's Joe Wcidi'n broadcasts to ins native land after dropping n 15-round <ic-i'ision ,'tnd the Kmupcan heavyweight championship to Great Britain's Jack Gardner in London Weideti's eye is completely closed. (NEA) Two North Carolina Golfers Lead in North-South Amateur By KKN ALYTA PINEHURST, N. C., April 18. (AP) —A couple of home boys manufactured the major surprises as the North and South Amateur Golf Tournament field was whittled down to 32 players for today's second round. Leon C. Walsh of Wilmington* bounced Walker Cupper Harold Paddock Jr., of Cleveland Heights. Ohio, out of yesterday's initial Grappling 2 and I, for Ihe big eye- opener. A short time later Ben Ooodes of Reidsville. a fcmifinallst here nine years ago, upended highly-regarded P. J. Bontwright of Aiken. S.C., 6 and 4. , They may not survive today's two rounds, what with hot shots like Bill Campbell, Frank Slrana- han, Dick Chapman and Jimmy McHale .all Walker Cup squad members, and cup alternates liar- vie Ward and Bill (Dynamite) Gocdloe, slill around, hut they furnished, the interesting conversation last night. Top stars still in the upper bracket included Dale Morey, medalist from Dallas; Hobarl Manley, Savannah, GEI.; Connecticut cham- pirn Pill Mftrkham i'nd ChajMmn, Scorecardless Connie Just a Fan at As Opener By KALTH BERNSTEIN PHILADELPHIA. April IS. <AP>—The most famous Ecorecard m ball has been retired along with its owner. out mustard. Christmas without Santa Glaus. Chicks, Travelers Continue To Set Hot Pace in Southern fly THE ASSOCIATED PRESS If Little Rock baseball fans lean back and say "so what", you can't exactly blame them. Their Travelers have' won lour and lost, one to share first place in :he'Southern Association with the Memphis Chicks Last night Little Rock finished olf Mobile, 6-2, while Memphis defeated New Orleans, 8-3. But the Travelers have to travel a lot farther to wipe out Ihe niem- c. •ies'.of 1949 and 1950. Little Rock fans got themselves worked into a froth two springs ago when (he Travelers won their first eight games but they calmed down OI course you've guessed we mean none other than Connie Mack without his storied scorecard. The 83-year old Mack, wrapped in heavy overcoat atid thick muffler, sat in the grandstand in -tO-degiee chill last night watching his beloved Philadelphia Athletics lose; a plaque, signed by one million baseball fans the country over. Inscribed: "You will live in our hearts forever/' Two Arkansas to the Washington Senators 6 to 1. 1 It was the first I time In 51 years Connie himself was not managing the A's. One of his prize pro- teges, Jimmy Dykes, did I h e masterminding. lhhik U IhaT'de'cpi lla i' back . Hal W-ggoner. Campbell and McHale. Strannhan In Lower Bracket Campbell and Chapman had particularly dangerous opponents today. Jack Coyle, Springfield, 111., inmici up frr the National Intercollegiate title four years ago, was Campbell's foe and Chapman met J. F;. (Burid) Luta Jr.. Reading", Pa. svho bagced a hole in one on the 156-yard ninth yesterday. The lower bracket sported such capable performers as Frank Stranahan twice a winner here; Harvie Ward who beat Stranahan for the 1048 title; the dynamic Mr. Good lo'e who has been drawing some of j the largest galleries; Oklahoma's Bo Winningcr; Mai Gallelta, Si. Albans. N.Y, veteran who won here seven years ago, and Howard Everitt. Atlantic City. N.J-, who was a stroke back of the 69 with which Morey won the medal two days ago. Yesterday's 32 matches saw only j on twosome .go as far as the 18th and only three more play through•! No 17. For awhile Stranahan looked like a possible upset victim of] the husky Welch. They halved the first eight holes .but Stranahan finally cracked through to take No. 9 and 10 and never lost the lead. Ftranahan was three over pnr for i" 16 holes in his 3 and 7. victory. when the team lost nine of the next ten. Last spring the Travs lost three out of the first four and followed with a record breaking streak of 21 losses. Last night the Travelers went into the seventh Inning trailing. i-O. anci broke loose for three runs. Thrre more in the next two frames were urmceded. Ed Mach pitched hitter for the Travs. a si:<- At New Orleans, Frank Hamlen, i young bonus pitcher, «nd Russ Op- pllnger, gave. New Orleans only five hits while Memphis bounced 11 around the Pelicans' stable. Atlanta tried to win It,^ third gam« in Nashville's Sulphur Dell In thre« years and failed by 5-0. Red Barrett's shutout pitching scooted the Vols from a tie for seventh to tifth place. Birmingham made miseVy out of Chattanooga's season opener with an 8-3 afternoon victory to iak» third place, a half game behind the leaders.' The figures aren't official but Chattanooga appears to be the opening day attendance trophy winner. Tile Lookouts atracted 10,120 fans. Families who own their own homes enjoy larger 'dwellings on the average than renters. The medium size of owner-occupied homes is 5.3 rooms compared with a me- dian'of 3.8 rooms (or renters. Connie Mack down Connie would take it a bit Ruled Ineligible HEW ORLEANS. April 13. f/pi — Southwestern Conference Commis- ftcner Brrnie Moore has ruled Iwo Tula lie University football stars from Arkansas Ineligible for the 1951 season. Moore's rulins. announced yesterday. affects end Joe Shinn and by Tulane. was „ u^ . hard, (hat beina a mere fan could i !™ M ; d " n P rior competition at Little not hold a candle to being skipper. Ro< * J ; lnlor College. The two play- But he's honestly happy about it. ™ tok '" an mformnl team '" • ''•«" 1' «v«» *ith the Stengel Happy He Let Jensen Out-talk Him By GAVLE TA1.BOT NEW YOEK, April IB. (API—It Is extremely seldom that Casey Stengel finds himself out-talked, especially in the spring, but Ihe manager of the Yankees must have been a happy man today that he let a brash youngster from out wSst stop him cold some, six weeks ago. + The object of the unusual debate —and the winner—was Jackie Jensen, batting hero or the Bombers German Woman Has 100 Wrong Birthdays HAMBURG. Germany— WPj— Mrs. Marie Schuett of nearby Oberriorf recently became 101 years old and learned that for the last hundred years she has been celebrating her birt!"?ay on the \vroni* elate. She had always celebrated tin regular opening victory over the Boston Red Sox yesterday at the Startium When Casey opened training at Phoenix he was fully determined that Jensm. former football and baseball great at (he University of California, w a s piling to be a pitcher if he cx- pectcri to remain wilh the Yankees. Jensen had been n standout pitcher in college, but he rcoortcd lo Hie Yanks last year as an oiit- tieldcr. He sat nround all season, played but little and proved, at rast to Stengel'!) satisfaction, (hat he couldn't hit. big league pitching. Stengel lost no time advising Jackie where, hip future lay when he reported this spring. Hirnrd As OuUlrliter Jensen wasn't impressed. "You fellows .signed me as an out- ficlricr." he replied. "All thtife other Jackie Jcnsm BOUDREA.U OF BOSTON— Lou Boudreau. a hired hand wilh Ihe Red Sox at Sarasola, Fl.v, now. is a candidate for a regular infield position. Managing Ihe Cleveland Indians- tot nine vears, he became Ihe ac- Jknowledfied greatest sli^rlslop In the business. (NEA) . clubs that wanted seemed lo Writers who have known "The ip' 1 for years were dumbfounded >y him before and after his New York Otants look yesterday's opener by blanking the Boston Braves. 4-0. Since it was the Giants' first opening day "triumph in five years, they expected to encounter Durocher in one ot his rare genial moods. Rut certainly not the angelic Leo effer- v e s c i n g with sweetness and light. "I'm so happy. I'm [Tightened." the beaming Durocher confessed as lie launched his , _. post-game inter- Len """><•"" view. "I've never had RO well and it. scares me. "PilrhlnR Oreal" "My pitching is great, so Is the catching. The inftcld is airtight ami the outfield the same." "What's frightening about all that?" a writer demanded. "That's the only way 1 can describe how I feel about this club." Durocher replied. "I'm elated, charmed and thrilled by it. I've never felt that way before." "Just a sure-fire, positive cinch for the pennant." another author sucgc-stcd. That drew the first Durocher yell of the 1851 season. "No, no, no," he cried, as if in pain. "I said nothing to suggest that. All i 5 aid was that I like my hall club and that we're going to get off lo a good start, i may ne confident but I'm not going to be trapped into any predictions. "I've got a great ball club, 'my kind ot club' but I'm not going to do any pennant talking and. what's He's a man with a big load off his 1 shoulders, a man who can relax. j next Uv ° '«»"« Am ^ Receives Bust | season. Before the game started Mack] Moore ruled that the Informal was squired onto the field to receive i season counted from their eltgibil- a bronze bust of himself presented' »>'. which ended with Iheir parlici- by the Philadelphia Evening Bulle-! patlon on (he 1950 Tulane team, tin. Then he went back to his box.' Waggoner has been drafted by And here it was ascertained he had the Philadelphia Eagles. at last given up scoring the game.! —: Gone for good is the scorecarrt that waved into play such baseball orc.-its as Eddie C-Mlins. i\l Simmons. Ty Cobb. Bine .Miller, Jimmy Foxx. Jnck Barry and Frank (Home Rum Baker. Why has he decided not lo use a scorecard? He simply grinned, shrugged, wagged his head. He's keepmg his reasons to himself. But one can't help thinking that per- Boxer. Gets Pants 'Knocked Off by Roundhouse Right PORTLAND. Ore., April 18, Wj— Big Pat Comlskey. 221 ',5, Paterson. •J.J., knocked (he pants off Joe Ka- mt. 185. Woodtnirn. Ore., In their | 0-rounrt fight last night. j Midway in Ihe first round, a oimdhouse right to Kabul's head [ oiled him so hard that his Ininks ippcci down the .middle. The embarrassed Kahut wanted lo slop and tight Sudbury Students Win Memphis Trip Eig'nt members of the Sudbury haps he was a little worried overiGra-Y Club are §oing to Memphis so Ion? a habit, that it could be so: Saturday as a reward for winning easy for him. In the game's excite-; 'he club's attendance prizes, ments. to foreet his new role and j Larry Burgeson. Jerry Lutz. Bob- start waving men Into action. j by Richardson and John Doss of Connie.kept up a running (ire o[ ; Sudbury's fifth grade Gra-Y Club comment. Mickey Gcasso. Washing-[and Carroll Knapp. Charles He.ster club going | ton M tcher. came to bat In the sec-j Rene George and Lyndell Stanfielt !ond Inning. i of the sixth grade club are the "This boy Is a sood batlcr." Con- j winners or the contest. They wil nic told those around him. The; so to Memphis Saturday to spenc words were scarcely spoken before jtiie day at the Memphis YMCA anc 1 Grasso smashed a three-run homrrithc zoo. into the left field stands—enough! J. p. Garrott. Y director, sale to win the game. jthai the eight boys were declared Despite the A's defeat. Connie winners In the clubs' attendano felt fine. So xvould any man who took home contest. Winners their attendance were judged and conduct 01 but referee Eddie Volk made ; Um continue. A crowd of handlers! creened Joe wilh lowels and hath- j robes and they pulled a quick- ' chance act between the first and' iccond round. j ' Comlskey floored Kahut twice in 1 he second round and once In the :hirci, winning the unanimous decision nf the two Judges and the referee. Jury Dismisses Murder Charges HO'T SPRINGS. Art,. April 18. l/Pi -The Garland County grand Jury yesterday dismissed charges of first degree murder against Charles Eugene Lamkln, 27, and Millard But- • ler. 36. They had been held to Ihe^grand jury In connection with the death of Ora H. Jenkins. 47, an electrician, whose body was found In Gulpha Creek near here last Nov. lo. Jenkins' skull had been fractured. Read Courier News Classified Ads club meetings and attendance and Interest shown at Sunday School and church. While In Memphis Hie boys will swim In the YMCA pool, visit the zoo and may take in a baseball came. Mr. Garrott said. ihink J could piay mil there I still more." I'm not' soinK to have anv think I can hit if I set a chance I more run-ins with umpires.;' to play regularly." | That last crack was too much tor his interviewers. They flew body, ma the iasl straggler vows he had an over-thc-shouldcr view of Leo uncrossing fingers on both hands. As game followed gamr in training he bcsjan to hit. N'ol only dirt he begin to bang the ball to every field, but lie also flownrd as a glove man. He went a long way and pulled them down with our 'hand. He was a spectacular. When the Sox started Bill Wlghl. a southpaw, in the Inaugural yesterday there was Jensen in left, First time up. Jackie tanned, swinging at a bad ball. Next time he caught hold of one on the end of hlt.bal and dumped the ball into! 18. 'AP>—Bill (Dog) Dawson. Tex Ihe lower right field stands, driving as A and M end coach, will iju.it in what proved lo be the winning his Job May i lo accept a man- run ahead of htm. aarrial position with the Gulf Fertilizer Company of Sugarland. Tex. Dauson has served as varsity end roach one year, and also has been ft team coach, scout and assistant Texas Aggie End Coach Resigns COLLEGE STATION, Tex.. April . Oil his third trip he hunched a three-run rally that finally put the skids under Ihe Sax wilh a sizzliue double down the rijhl field line. athletic director since his return March 22. but, records of Hie rccis-1 from military service in 1915. try office showed she was born 1 Head [ootball coach Harry Stile- March 20. 1350, so she suiurhed her -r -i--o has rwlsned Neither posl- celcbrallon. • t i 0 n has been filled, There's bourbon enjoyment inside ,.. 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