The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1949 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 29, 1949
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PAGB EIGHT BI.YTHRVn.I.F, (ARK.) COURIER NKWS DiMaggio Comes Back with Brilliance Joe Blasts Out Homer to Help Mates in Victory Athletics Keep Pace By Placing 6-1 Loss On Washington Sens Sports Roundup Hugh Fullerlon. Jr. NEW YORK. Jmie ». (A') — H Pittsburgh baseball fans feel the need of .something to cheer about, they could no worse than organize an anniversary celebration today and tomorrow ... It was just 40 years ago today that the Pirates By Jot Rrichler played their last same at Kxposi- A«rocl«l«i Prew Sports Writer |j oll Pa]k 3n a beal Ihe Cubs 8-1. T»'0 things became clear loday. 'j'he nexl afternoon they moved Joe Domaggio. ailing heel and all. j nlo F 0r bcs Field with a crowd of itill Is ihe most eletrlfying figure 30,3:18 on hand and lost a 3-2 deci- In baseball and the N'ew York sjon ,„ chicimo. . . That 1909 sea- Yankees are definitely ttio i«-am lo SOI , Wlls wllrll Pittsburgh won Ihe Heat for the American League ring., p ellnaill |,v 6 1-2 games from the I Only yesterday >mt\ a .s'.alrmenl °rea! Cub Irani that walked off : noiild nol have heen made in atl willi the fl;ig four limes in five •rincemy. B-it events in Boston htst years. . . . Among the Pirnle plav- it proved even lo die-hard Red cr.s v.vre Fred Claike. Hans Wag- fjus thai JoHin 1 .for Is the ,,rr. Groise Gibson and Tommy i niM,„,.!,. alld t ] ie y a ,)i : ees i.i. ;( ch. four of Pittsburgh's all' lime '^reat iibvers . . . The Cubs Sox No. ! svill t j ke a loi of [1 will be » ton™ Him- b?tM'* :he in<:lnrlrd such ' -Jfi l^S spectf'.nrs lined >ut to l-'»n- Johrinv Kvers. way Park ' y the projects ol .seem" my Shptknro. Joe back in action will fcu^et Di- [ fits.t wiu'.iius: Mac's I'M!) debut. Thev saw Joe Kir-UK Monlt'c rover himself with elory os liip > Ajchr-j. riefe.v.eo" ['neii fnvorii."--. 5-4. They kno\\ now ItKii ihe Red l);.<r.s *>«y S M face a he,,:i,!o,,n task to over- ,, F V( . n . „.,,,,„„ |lmt |hp SOJ] , come New Yoiks.Mx-oame bulae | ., ,..,„„„,. .,,,,,,,„, l , s}m ;., n „ , D.Mas, who m.s.ed Hie Yankee's j „..„ „;.,,.,., 1|lnls ol|t |o „,, d first, fi5 gi-riM taerausp of »it in- j .,,, I)iK ;„„,,.,.. Bl|l Y , , J, ±"l r ;^; r.rr ::"•'":; r.« »"•'-- •- '"»»'>* «"«t ™>-t . as Joe Tinker, FriMik Chiuice, Jim- F!rt Reulbncli ilhe piU'Up.r PL Forbes iii Brown atid Jimmy Victoria Hits Hard To Gain 20-2 Win Over S. Blytheville The Victoria Red Sox handed the South Blytheville Independents I 20-2 pasting at Ihe Osceola bill park last night. The Red Sox slugged Blytheville pitching for 16 hits while the Independents touched six pitcher E. J. Baker for » measly lour safeties Victoria will 80 to Ha/,en. Ark., Thursday to play In the district tournament there. Its first game will be with Melbourne. Ark. Manager w. P. Ellis .said that he would probably start [j-e Weidon, Sox' ace hurler. against Melbourne. The box .icore: South Blytheville AB H H Wilson. 3h 300 Lashby, 2b 210 B. Mullln. If 311 Koontz, c 3 0 1 John Duclos, ss 300 Jack Duclos, rf 200 Mitchell, cf 330 l.utes, Ib 301 Rogers, p 301 .n^ ihrit he had lost none of his Rrcatncss. l-'aclne ^0-\ear-okl Maurice McDetmolt in the -second Inning, for his official lime at bat this year. Joe lined a single to left center. Tivo outs later, he and Johnny Lindell .scored ahead of Hank Bauer's home tun to give the Yankees a 30 lead. hold *ir^ ;hii \enr. . . Herman's squad liiL-l'ide.s 22 rnrn \vhose dads pfa>.-rt r-nllnop f->:i!ball. . . Amoni? them are Rnb Spears, .son of Doc. llje Uiirtmouili All-America player and Minnesota couch: Will Lovejoy. Jr.. dad was sccotid- sliin? All-Anieiica selection at Yale: Howard Clink. Tom Dickens, .li DlM»e came up for Ills second | an( , vic P 7 an ' k ' ,,'„;,"„, o^i^;';,^,;^ time at bat HI the third. There. [<>olba || e , s at Navv> YRle and Pen, were t»-q outs and one on. Me rifled ! psiwctivclv ruin. » fast pitch into Ihe left Held ' screen for a home run lo put his Slmrl<~"a7irf" Shrlk lean, in Iron!. 5-0. That was the . rls •"'" f>l "" s • •• - • - ' Since Ray Robinson is reallv Totals Victoria Bennetl, .ss Mann, Ib Speck. 2b Wright, cJ Conner. 3b Walls, c Baker, p Wtiile. If Metcalf. rf Bills, rf 't'otals 25 AB 6 S 6 Maior League Leaders j Miksis. who recently signed w DiMaggio naa six chances in the I Hi ' ni "'oiid. Ind., of Ihe National •' • • - ! BHsketbrtll League, hope they'll nn- uet to .sec him ph\y as -A pro. ulwnKKIU Eiitu Sl.\ [ruilllLtr.s [1L l!U field and gobbled them up neatly. He was forced lo make a long nm ' ally B V to - sel -' hlm t' u V » s * to set under Williams' rlv in the ! " I( '- v bol . h »' c ''e working whei ne wasningion ?>enaiors, 6-1. Dt-i hind the seveu-lill [>itching of Aiej-Kellner. The rookie lefthander won his llth game lo join the Yankees' Vic Rascbi as I lie (dp winning pitcher in Ihe majors. Cleveland moved into third place by a, few percentage points over the Red Sox and Detroit, defeating the Timers, 4-2. Bob Lemon bested Virgil Trucks, helping his own with a double to .score the run thai broke a 2-2 tie. BO.S- Sullivan-Nelson, Blytheville Motor in Softball Victories Sullivan-Nelson and Blythevillc* Motor both rolled to victories In the Y'.i city softball league last night, Blytheville Motor gained z 15-1 verdict at the expense of the Raxor- back while the Sullivan-Nelson crew was applying • 12-3 loss to the J»ycee«. Fisher, Motor kurler. w«s effective In itilllng the bats of the Ra7x>rbacki us he let them down with one hit, Carson's single. Meinwhile, Razorback pitching was being laced for 10 hits, including four extra base blows. Bassett connected for a triple in the fifth Inning while team- miles Canada, Williams and Cook all collected doubles. Sullivan-Nelson only got eight nils In scoring iLs do«n runs. Ealon, Sullivan's cenler fielder, provided three of his team's runs when he belted a homer Into left center wit two males on base In the third. I.edbetter doubled for Sullivan- Nelson 'n the sixth. Lloyd got the only extra base blow for the Jaycees when he tripled in his first time at bat In the first inning. Box scores: Blylhedlle Motor S, flavor Blytheville Motor AB Armstrong, c S Dills All. Knillifr The Yankee players took up a culler i ion (he oilier day lo present a gold pen and pencil .set and a cash purse to their balboy. Ralph j Carried, who eniers C..C.N.Y. next! fall Juilginn by his education. Ihe Pirates' Bill Werle should! huve been an outfielder instead of a pitcher. . . During his first two years at the U. of California,, Bill . Johnny Sullivan's double a n d j .studied entomology. . in case Gerry Priddy's single gave the St.' you don't know, that 'concerns filet Louis Browns a 12th winning run I that beat the Chicago White Sox. j 7 ~Brook,yn retained It. one game | lesd over St. Louis in th? National League. The Dodgers defeated the Phils at. Philadelphia, 5-3. while Ihe Cards shut out the Cliicago Cubs in St. Louis. 5-0. The New York Giants shaded the Boston Braves. 2-1. Pittsburgh and Cincinnati were VA Okay Farm Training LITTLE ROCK, June 29. (/Pi-The Stale Education Department and the Veterans Administration have readied »i\ agreement on » farm training- program tor the fls- rained out. cat year starting Jtilv I. Duke Snider'! three-run homer A contract signed "yeslerday pro- off Robin Roberts in [he seventh • vides a $20 per month navmenl lo broke a 2-2 deadlock to give the veteran-students. Tcilnl cost ot the Dodders' Preacher Roe hi.s seventh : VA was estimated about 54.600,000. v ' c!c)1 'i'. • The farm (raining program is ~ 1 ndmini-stered by the Vocational .MiiKKt one-third of Canada's ; Education Division of the Educa- surlRce is covered by I tion Department. B.v the AnKortateri Press American I^aeur Hatting—Kell, Detroit, .353; Ma<>Bio, Bpfton, .134. Runs— Joost, Philadelphia. Williams, Boston. 64, Runs batted in—Williams, ton: n. Stephens, Baston. 10- t'.its—Kell and ^i/errz. Detroit and DiMaggto. Baston. 83. Doubles — Philadelphia. 20: Zinnia], Chicago; Kell, Detroit; and Williams, Boston, n. Triples — Mitchell, Cleveland. 8, Vnlo. Philadelphia. 7. Home runs — Williams. -Baston. 19: Stephens. Basloo; Henrich. New York; and Jocsl. Philadelphia. 16. Stolen bases—Dillin^er, St. Louis, 9. Valo. Philadelphia 'and Mitchell. Cleveland. 6. Pilchhiz — Reyrmld.i. New York. 8-1—.889; Ra.schi. New York 11-2— 84fi Strikeouts—Trllck-s. I>elroit M; NewhotLsei\ Detroit. 10. Natfonal I^earur Butting — Robinson. Brooklyn, .MXi; Kiner, Pittsburgh, .3V*. Runs — Reese and Robinson, Brooklyn, 55. Hit.s — Robinson. Brooklyn, 96, Schoendienst. St. I/nils. 81. Runs batted in — Robinson. Brooklyn, 60; Hodges. Brooklyn. S2. • ; - Doubles—Ennis and Joties. Phil- adetpiiia, 21. Triples — Ennis And Ashbuvu. Philadelphia; and Purillo. Brooklyn. 6. Home runs — Kiner, PilUburgh. 19. Mu.sial. St. Louis. H. Stolen bases—Robinson. Brooklyn. 16;, Brooklyn, II. Pitching—Branca, Bi-ooklyn, 9-1 —.900; Newcombe, Brooklyn 5-1— 833. Strikeouts—Spahn. Boston. (H: Bnmca, Brooklyn, 54. Canada. 3b Williams. 2b Meharg. Ib Dill, ss '. Cook. If Hasselt. rf Hawkins, cf Fisher, p Totals Razorback Francis, c Pollock, cf . . Llpford. 3b Layson, .ss Pierce. Ib Hall. 2b Jones. If Carson, rf | Glisson, p Tola is Sullivan-Nelson Jaycees Patton. c( Hall, c Lloyd, ss Dorris. p Spradley, If Smith. 3b Lun.sford, 2b Chllds, rl Crowe, Ib Totals Snllivan-Nel.son Lules. 2b Burnham. 2b .... Delong, ss f.edbetter. 3b ... Bunch, Ib Whittle, rt Day. If Hicks, c" . Eaton, cf J. Whittle, p Totals . . 2 . . 4 .. I .. 4 .. 2 .. 2 2B A8 .. 1 .. 2 .. 1 .. 2 .. 1 .. 2 .. 1 . 2 . . 2 12. U Jaycees AB R 1 1 2 1 . 3 . 3 2 . 3 24 AB . 0 . 1 .. *' .. 3 . 4 .. 4 .. 4 .. 3 .. 4 . 4 Big Crowd to See Hayti's All-Stars In Bracket* Tilt HATI, Mo.. June 29.—The Hayti All-Stars will meet the strong Brackett Store learn her Thursday night at the Hayli athletic field Game time will be 8:15. This Li the game local fans have been waiting to see all year and the largest crowd of tile sea.son is expected to be on hand for the contest. Scotly and Stokes are expected to comprise the batteries lor Brackett while either McMasters or Lefty Fisher will pitch for the Stars. Weiss or Sewell will catch for (he All-Stars. ' The Hayti Juniors were to journey to Blylheville today to play a i Blytheville playground team. The i Hayti club has not been defeated.! this year. LITTLE CHIEF—Allie Reynolds lias a young southpaw coming along in his eight-year-old son, Jim- ir.y, and the Yankees' Cherokee right-hander personally looks ai his underhand stun" in the clubhouse. HOW THEY STAND Decathlon Candidates After Mathias Crown in California NATIONAL New York Philadelphia Cleveland Boston Detroit Washington Chicago . . St. Louis . . . AMERICAN Brooklyn St. Louis' Boston Philadelphia New York Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago . SOUTHKKN Birmingham Nashville Atlanta Mobile New Orleans Little Rock Challanooga Memphis W 38 34 35 36 30 20 28 29 30 34 . . 21 41 .... 19 46 I.EAC.T1K W L . . -10 25 ____ 39 2fi ____ 36 31 ____ 31 31 . . 32 32 ... 27 36 . ... 25 39 .25 41 LEAOIIK W L ... 43 21 ____ 42 29 ---- 38 30 ____ 36 33 36 34 29 24 Pet .636 .S67 .518 .547 .515 .46!) .391; .292 | i Pet ! .615 .1100 .537 .544! .500 i .429 ! .391 ! .379' i Pet. ' .614 .592 .559 .522 i .486! .479 43 .358 i In parUs of Victoria. Aiutralia. niice have become such a pestilence that they inn over the beds of sleeping persons and even attack cat.v ED SUI.UVAN, mw«d coli and television scar Myr SCHENLEY richer, mellower because it gives you : OLDER WHISKY*" Top Boys Club Member Given 2-Week Vacation HOT SPRINGS, June 28. (AP) — James (Stuffy) Montgomery of Hot Springs, the nation's No. 1 Boys' Club member of the year, \ett night for two weeks on a Colorado ranch a.s parl of his reward. With him went a friend. J^ck Sohoeppy, who like Montgomery ts 14. Montgomery, who overcame » crippling childhood injury, was selected as outstanding by the National Association of Boys' Clubs. Yesterday's Results AMERICAN I.KAGUE Cleveland 4 Detroit 2 New York 5 Boston 4 Philadelphia 6 Washington 1 Sr. Louis 7 Chicago S < 12 innings! NATIONAL I.KACUE New York 2 Boston 1 Brooklyn 5 Philadelphia 3 St. Louis 5 Chicago 0 Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, postponed rain. SOUTHERN" I.EAfiliK Atlanta 7 Memphis 1 Chattanooga 3 New Orleans 0 Mobile 3 Nashville 2 Litlle Rock at Birmingham posl- noned. Today's Gnmc? AMERICAN I.EACUK New York at Boston St. Louis fit Chicago Philadelphia at Washington (night) Detroit at Cleveland '21 'night) NATIONAL I.KAGUE Boston at New York Brooklyn at Philadelphia Cincinnati at Pittsburgh Chicago at St. Louis inieht) SOUTHERN LEAGUE 'All night games) New Orleans at Memphis Birmingham at Nashville Only games .scheduled Ky Rob Mvers TULAHE." Calif.. June 29—<;Pi— Nineteen—or less athletes head into the final phases of Hie National Decathlon Championship tonight, with the defending titleholder and hometown iciol. Bob Matliiii.s, still favored to retain his world prestige and American laurels. Three-time champion Irving 'Moon) Mondschein ted the field into the five events on the derathlon program \vith v\ total point .score of 4025. Eighteen-year-old Mathias. the 1948 Olympic game.s winner, was second with 3S36 p*nls after last nlL'ht's opening half. In third Lllnce was Bill Albany, outstanding .Til-round star from the University of North Carolina, with 3866 points and fourth was Roger Tcnvillieer of the Illinois Athletic Club, the 1942 winner, with 3673. Malhias drew backing off the fact that his score \vp.s 103 more than it was at the halfway mark of the nationals last year while Mondschcln \vas about 163 points down from his 1948 score. Mor.d^chein meanwhile stuck close by in the point grabbing and built strength in the shotput. '43 fret 4'i incites), the high jump "6 feet 3'il. and won a rip tearing 400 meter duel with Mathias in 51.3 second. In front of the field, which may he trimmed due to poor showings by some of the also rans. lies the 110-meter hteh hurdles., the discus and javelin throws, p^le vauh ami Ihe 1500 meter run. The standings at the end ot the first five events. Dean Pryor. Fredonia. Kas.. hi'.:u school chul- leu^cr. was in tenth place with a total of 3323 points. . McMath Gives Former \High School Coach Job With Game Commission LITTLE ROCK. June 29. Wj— Governor McMalh has appointed his one-time high school coach to ; the Arkansas game and fish commission. He is Frank H. (Swede) McCormack, now of Stuttgart but formerly of Hot Springs and Malvcrn McCormnck was coach at Hot Springs High School when McMath was a pupil there. McCormack was named yesterday to succeed former chairman Rover Crowe, also of Sluttgart, whose term has expired and who was not elidible to succeed himself. McMath appointed Mrs. Nell Reeves of Monette and Mrs. Ruby Basktns of Morrillon lo Ihe State Cosmetology Board. They succeed Mrs. Lester Gibson of Blvtl'evile i and Mrs. Lucille Nnhlcn of Nortl Litlle Rock, respectively. Ted Williams Is Named Most Popular All-Star In Nationwide Voting CHICAGO. June M. 'API — For ihe second successive year, the Uc_s- ton Red Sox' plu^in^ outfielder, Ted W'.Hiams, ha.s become "popular champion" nf tiie all-star baseball poll. The nationwide balloling bv fans to select the starting American and National League lineups for the 16th contest, scheduled for Brooklyn's Ebbet.s Field July 12. ends al midnight tonight. Finai le.-.ult.s will be announced Saturday by Ibe Chicago Tribune, clearing hmi^e for the voting which besan June \0. Williams IMS collected 1.418.327 Bi? Show More Ulan 500 head of bucking horses, wild horses, Brahma steers, lonchorns, cows and calves are used in the annual Frontier Days show in Cheyenne. Wyo. The word "Almanac" .Is derived from the ancient Arabian words which meant "the weather" or "climate." vote.' of the total 3.401.172 cast 111 the tabulations. He. was most popular choice last year with 1,555,784 out of a record-breaking 4,107,- S93. Williams leads his nearest rival. Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers, by 85,924. Vols, Barons to Determine | Site of Alt-Star Game in Series Opening Today By the Associated Press i The Nashville Vols open a crucial' series tonight with the league-lead-' ing Birmingham Barons to deter-; mine which club will be host in ihe Southern Association all-star game/ Trailing the loop leaders by one and one-half sames. most of the- pressure will be on the Vols if they want to supplant the Barons in first place by July fourth. The club leading in the standings on that day automatically becomes the all-star hcsl. ** The Bvrons had a rest last ni^B Rnin caused postponement of theirt; scheduled game with the Little? Rock Travelers. •"; The second place Vols bowed to : ' the Bears of Mobile, 3 to 2: Chat-'j lanooga's Lockouts shutout New > Orleans' Pelicans. 3 to 0, and third-" place Atlanta pasted the lail-end- Memphis Chicks, 1 to 1. j MacKenzie Continued from Page t • part, and has no official backing.!; There is a reeling in some well': 1 informed quarters Ihat Russia won'tp . be able to supply the victorious'! Chinese communists with necessities. This presumably would force the*,:, reds to turn to the Western world.';? thereby creating a contract w might, color Iheir Ideological con-i duct. Perhaps that's a valid argument.'^! Maybe it's just a bit of salve forKj the conscience in recognizing a!i regime which in theory at least is/1 a mortal enemy, ^' HERE'S A REAL DEAL ON A 49 HUDSON THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATPE Bo. 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