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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 30, 1949
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'RDNKSDAY, MARCH 30, BLYTHKVII.l.K (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEW IMaggio to Make First Start odoy; Rookie Card Hurlers heck Yankees oh Four Hits ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Mnrcl) 20. (.TV-Joe DiMneRlo, ailing New •k Yonkee star, is slated to make Ills Ilrrt start ol tin- season today ion the Yanks ciilci'tain the Cincinnati Ilsds. IMagHio will open in center field and :>lay Horn three to live 111, doiHMiclliiB on how lie feels. The YnnKs S90.COO a ye;u omdclrlcr jothereci with a sore right heel. The Yanks lost their annual series to e St. Louis Cardinals. The (fards beat them 3-1 yesterday for then mill win in the seven game set. t TUCSON, Ariz., March 30. M'j— Chicago White Sox are let- B tlielr opponents win In a walk. The record books show that the woeful pitching corps has elded 03 free base tickets in 17 imes, 10 of which the Chicagoans 'St. The Sox made their first stop istward al Tucson today to take the Cleveland Indians. Yester- iy, they ended (heir California ay by losing 12-7 to Pittsburgh at Bernardino. Phillies' 10th Man ST. PETERSBURG, Fin., March (/!')—St. Louis Cardinal rookie: ; still coining through with good itching performances. Three of liem—Cloycl Boyer, Ray Yocliiiu nd Clarence Beers—held the New 'ork Yankees to four hits ycstcr- ay. Boyer, '22, has hurled .shutout all in his seven and one third in- nss, yielding only three hits. The inly Yankee run in the Cards' 3-1 ictory was off Yochim on a double 'I/ft' St. Louis journeys to Sara- ota to play the Boston Braves to- lay. EL PASO, Tex., March 30. /If The St. Louis Browns were sclie- .iilcd to meet the Chicago Cute to- lay in the first of a ten-game series n Texas. Ned Garver and Red Em- >ree were slated to hurl for the Browns. The Browns blasted the New York. Giants 22-9 yesterday. Long Homer Beats Travs In Road Game liy Ihe Associated I'ress Tluee exhibition baseball : featured siH'mc training in th Southern Association yesterday. [ Centerfielder Kenneth M;ipes ; blasted a ninth-inning homer 340 j feet over the- left field fence to give | Oklahoma City a 2-1 triumph over j the Little Rock Travelers. Atlanta chalked up its sixth straight vie 1 - j ory of the exhibition schedule, !-'2. over Pensacola. And two Mobile huilers save up only two hits ast ni'hl to heat the Memphis thicks 3-0 in the first of a two- came scries. Dave Thieke and Mike Munsmgor were the pitchers. Marges was lead off man for the Texas League contenders in their half i.I the final frame of (lie game witli Little Rock. The score was tied at 1-iill when lie caught hold of Milo Johnson's fast ball. The game was played at Marshall. Texas. In Winter Garden. Via... it appeared that if Bobo Newsom doe.? not sign with Chattanooga, tlic Indians Look to Hurlers, Rookies To Defend American League Pennant 'Ircl Flicliie Ashlmrn, pri/e rookie of last yenr and major's lop hase-slealer with ',12, liends for first linsd is Drives' Phil Mnsi moves to field bunt ill Clem water, Fla. Umpire Ait Core, (hough impartial, ha! '•inrimt n iiair of Phillies' pants due lo slight acciden t to his blue jeans Philadelnhia Nationals won. 5-4 Sports Roundup by Hueli Fullertim Jr. NKW YORK. March 30. M'> — If von Iwk over one of chase farm rh-i> training canl]>s—DodgerUnvn. (or instance—you might think there'., an endless supply of baseball Jlisk-Ual, . . But a correspondent, who knows how tough things can Lie | clown in Class "D" baseball send:;' this complaint: "It seein.s to me some .scouts send in any boy they can sign lo a contract. For instance, one club hi our league had about 70 players during the lust season. Yon can't win ball games unless your team Jells. The point is they pi'.ching berth in the opener will go > se nt ui one young player after unto veteran Hal Tocnes. Joe Engcl says Newsoni President] O ti lcr anc i the one they sent in us- nterior to the hoy he re- can have the Mjciiins day assignment If he | placed. Where they dug 'em up is a FORT LAUDERDALE, Pla.. Mar 30. (,!•>—Connie Mack has lopped two more players of his Philadelphia Athletics' roster, rapidly approaching its final status. Herman (Coaker) Triplet!, International League batting champ with Buffalo last year, was placed on tiie waiver list yesterday. If no other major league club claims him Jor the $10,000 price, he. will be sent back to Buffalo. Zeb Eaton, former Detroit pitcher turned outfielder, also was tagged for the axe. He also may join the Buffalo team. wants It. Bobo over. says he's thinking it ! CLEARWATER, Fla.. March 30. f :—In 16 Grapefruit League games far, the ' Philadelphia Phillies have blasted out 16 home runs. Bill Nicholson, outfielder obtained from the Chicago Cubs, leads the parade with four four-base blows. Two each have been hit by Richie Ashburn, Dick Sislcr, Andy Seminick and Eddie Waitkus. while Eddie Miller, Del Ennis, Gran Hamner and Stan Lopata have each contributed one. Athletes Get Letters In Basketball, football WILSON. March 30—Fnotbnll and basketball letters were awarded to 30 Wilson High School athletes by Coach Roy StobauRh at the annual athletic banquet held here Saturday night. Football awards \vcrc presented to Billy Boyles. Charles Standitcr, John LaRuc, Carroll Ray. Curtis Coburn. Jimmy Garrrtt. Eugene Nixon, Cecil Williams, Bonnie McDaniel. Wayne Johnston, H. P. Cash Jr.. Bill Cook, Billy Teal, Edwin Webb, Jimmy Mimcy and Larry Hammock. Receiving basketball letters were Billy Boyles, John LaRuc. Timothy Underwood. Thomas Undcrivooel, Bob Forrester. Jimmy Garrett. Patricia Campbell. Joan-Bowen, Lcwell Mae McAfee, Pesgy Bowen, Mary i Ryals. Lulu Mae Freels. Modinc Andrews and Claudia Campbell. mystery, but the greater mystery is why they'd sign 'cm." . . . Just to show there's another side to the same problem, a baseball sconl notes: "Had to hurry back from Florida to start trailing the colleges. You know college schedules nre short and .we have lo move fast in tne spring." . • • Maybe it's .something wrong with tlie .scouting system, not the scouts. Rupp Thinks Stalls Hurting Cage Sport NEW YORK, March 30. i,l-j The old Kentucky cage professor, Adolph llupp. is disturbed over what he (emus a "trend to old-la.shunied l>ossr:.Muii basketball." Ho wants it speeded up. SprriLically, he said, he'd like to see a rule in the books forcing a team Lo make u stab at the basket after a reason/Ale length of time or give Ihe ball to the other side "Basketball is essentially a garni! of ac'lon." he remarked last night. "We should do something about stalling tactics which arc mining tin- sport' Rupp Is in New York to coach a hand-picked eastern Icam ngnhist a western squad in the all-star college game Saturday at Madison Square: Garden. Ho ha.s Just returned from Seattle. Wash., where Saturday night his Kentucky Wildcats subdued Okla- j homa A. and M.. the nation's lead- I ing exponent of possession baskcl- ! b?ll. 4G-3G. for tlie NCAA chninplon- Sports Writer Stretches Luck; Picks PCL Finish HOLLYWOOD. March 30. (API — Spoils Editor liob llucntK of Ihe Hollywood Clliwn News, wlio a year ago Kcon-d a 40.:i'2L)-lo-one shot by picking the i-xnet order of finish o[ the 1SMH Piielllc liiisclml] league pennant ruce, now makes his 19'I9 pirdieilon. As the Paclhc Coast League campaign opens today, lloenlg steps forth—mid lists the order of finish exuctly as it happened lust yenr. "Uicty hick wns with me last year, why change It?" Hoc-ills explained with a giln. So. according to him. (lie wludup next, fall will be Oakland. San t'luu- clsro. Ixis Angeles. Seattle, Portland. Hollywood, Sun Diego and Sacramento. . "Undeiiland I have no obiecLlon to learns which prefer to play de- fcnslvo tasketball," Hup]) said, -bill 1 do think for the sake of the RIUUC we need rules which discourage tlie stow, old-time deliberate style of Baseball Exhibition Results Read Courier News Want Ads. Head Courier Neics Want Ads. Double Duty Belter I/,ite Than Never On the day that. Joe Bedenk succeeded Bob Higgins us Penn State football coach. Assistant Alumni Secretary Ross Lehman was driving J play, trim State College. Pa., lo Elmira. j "I think we need a rule Ui»t would NY in a car without a radio. ... limit a team's possession of the ball After making his usual talk to the | —'.hat is. without taking a shot—to alumni, tollman was nsked what | 30 or 45 seconds, the coaching change would mean to Penn State football. . . Ross, who had heard a lot of rumors and denials, insisted it was ji«l "newspaper talk" and confidently predicted the Hig would be on the job lo start spring practice. . . He had a heck of a time explaining when the audience assured him the chanRC actually had taken place. . . And i Pooch'Harell. Indiana athletic director, took great pains lo get his cil'.ire football coaching staff invited lo the Indiana High School Coaches Association meeting. Hy Tin* Associated I'rcss St. l.onls (Ni 3, New York (Al 1 noston (A) n. Louisville (AA1 2 noslon (N) fl. Cinctiniall (N) 3. Philadelphia (A) 4. Toronto < i. Washington (Al 7. nelrolt (A Chicago INI 4, Clevclan'd (A) 3. St. Louis (Ai 22, New York IN) 9. Pittsburgh (NI 12. Chicago (Al 7. Ky Murray Sinclair A I' Nfw«fi-«lurn TUCSON, Ari*. — Confidence In rookies and pitchers dominates the camp of Ihe Cleveland Indians. The pcrfurmni'cc of Ihe two groups stands out us the Tribe prepares lo defend the American 1-cagtu- pen- mini. Both piny n Inige part in (hi- well-balanced baseball weapon bc- IIIR bi>ldc-,| by Malinger Lou llou- di'cnu. Tills weapon l.s ..nule up of experience, youth, hilling, fielding and i-ntluislasm. Tlie Tribe's 1U-1H infield of Kddle Robinson al ftrsl, Joe Gordon at st-cond, llondrenu ns shortstop ami Ken Kellner at third WHS considered Ihe best In Ihe league, Mickey Vernou uink H htronnt-r. He wns secured Irom Hie Washington Hcn- aLors for Robinson. Yel lloudrciui suys he can I'cr any of (hem with a rookie utii hardly notice the difference. H spring pruclliT these newcomer.-, have shown ability In Ihe field an a| the plate: llrplacrmcnts l.imk <!imil llcimun llelch. a big fellow u| from Portland, Ore., has he-en hold Ing <lown first buse while Vcilliu recovers from an appendix opi-ia lion. Hay Boone and l-'i-esh Marsh, but I from Oklahoma city, ate gcttlui: lot of work at shortstop. Al Hosi who played for Kansas Clly las .season, and a virtually unknowi Negro player by Ihe name of Orc-sl lliiusn are hot third buse prospect.-, Johnny Hcruandino unit Hob Wil ni. rookie from ilnlllinorc, buck up lloudrcau. of edllrse, Is blinking eavlly on his Infield regulars. "Inn I's nice to know we have Mich apable reserves," he comments. Cleveland feels no train In Ihe eague will he uble lo match Its orps of stnittnn pitchers. Hob l-'ell- r, Clenc Bcarden iiud Bob Lemon ire nil potcnllnl M-game winners, Only F-cller fulled to reach this nark last year, and he was only nnc short, 'i'hr aging Satchel Pnlge. who von six nnd lost otic, feels he- oan win 20 If given stlirllng nsslicn- nenls. Put If he Is used for relief roles. It's okay with Ihe lanky i [ink, seemed from the lilcano While Sox; Early Wyrm, nallier transfer from Washington, nd Sam Koldnk >H atld strength it fonntdnUJe mound squad. And Boudit'nu Is happy with his iitchers. Jim HoRan Is still No. 1 nd ruled ns good us any In the ui'. The experience of Mike 'resli, secured from the White Sox, s solnR lo hel]>. Rookie Hay M«r- v from Okliihiiiini city Is also liig given i\ lot of work. Ytm won't rind many better out- li'Utci.s thati Dnlu Mitchell and any Doby. i!olh hit hard nnd un [list. Ti'ls 8|iei\kor thinks that f any pluyer ngalu hits .WO It will be Mitchell. Doby hit 301 lust yeiu 1 and Is bent; boomed a* a potential uroit. AloiiR with Hcardcn, he'll be fighting llio so-cftlletl sophonicne jinx. The right field assignment probably won't be decided until well along In (ho KCHMIII. nob Kennedy tlie leadhjg candldale. The Indians are cocky. They Ret If they Intend lo keep Ihe IHIc. Chang* in Bonus Rult Apptin Only to Thou Signed This Your CINCINNATI, March M. <*V- Optioning of bonuc pUytrs durinc their first year will apply only t* 11 lone slgtted alter March >1, wyi Walter Muldry, secretuy-trtuucer of baseball. He explained the bonui rult change yesterday after the ImprM- slon got around that the current crop of bonus players could b« fanned out (or a year It they hid not already played a seaion of professional ball. A man IE tagged a< a bonus plajer U ho Is paid f€,000 or more to ilgn a contract. Under the old rule, he could not be lent down for mor* experience, ' (iluisl Town UtliU l)|i KA8'I'I;AN1). Tex. IU.P.)—Homes, slove.i nnd ol tiers of n wide urea iii'm 1 'here will get hont (Ills winter Irom n "((host town's" nnlinal giis. I'lotluctlon receiilly was encountered In the one-lime boom (own of l.reruy In a deep drilling lesL. Hogan to Go Horn* KI. PASO, Tex., March 3D. Clolfei 1 Ben Ilogan, mighty midget of Ihe faiiWAys, lias his sights set on Friday. The doctor said HOKBII, hoiplUI- I'.ed here .since a Irafflc craih la>t reb. 2. can Itnvc for his fart Worth home alxiut noon Friday, RADIO REPAIR I 1 anil '^-Duy Scrvkc on Any • Mukr or Model ! Reliable Workmanship \ Phone 2642 ! We Cull I'or and Deliver 1 Fred Calliiian ! Klecli'U'iil Appliiincc Co. A n I hori/i'd iNlolorcda .Silica Service 10(i So. Isl. St. -Unit's plenty of time for a club to sei up a play. If it doesn't take a shot In that time the bull should be siinemlered lo Die opposition." Rev. Harvey Kidd Leads 'Y' Chess When Pooch got the microphone, he introduced all the new assistants and .-r,l down. . . Then Clyde B. Smith took over, saying: "I'd like to introduce the new head coach; you're looking at him." Sportspoutrl Ttic Dodgers arc responsible for legislation in the Missouri Inter- .Colleeiatc Athletic Assoiiation whiciv forbids athletes from competing in football, baskelbal! and track if they are prolesslonal baseball players. Seems Brooklyn Insisted that Preston Ward, who was centering the Southwest Missouri State basketball team, should report for spring training before the court season closed. Yankee managci Casey Stengel examines hands of CBIC'IKM -outfielder Yogi Berra in St. Pelcrsburg. Fl.i., camp of the NC'JV YorU Americans. It's undecided which position Beira will play, bill Casey intends to keep the Yogi Man's potent ba( in tht lineup Play ;n the "Y" Chess Club tournament began last nlglH with eight members matching wits across the board. After Ihe first night's play Rev. Harvey Kidd w r as leading the ck with six victories against only one loss. He was followed by E. n. Lancashire and J. P- Garrotl, who were led for second spot with three victories and one defeat each. Eric Whitlcy was fourth with 2 Ins and one loss and was foUow- cd in order by Sanford Boone. A' I,. Hale. E. H. Brown and \V. R. Oenniug. Others signed up for the tourney but absent at last night's session ncre Worth Holder. Joe Travis and W. C. Hyndman. Registration of additional participants will be held open until next Tuesday night. India Tries to Shame Black Market Dealers MADRAS. India, March 30—i/ The Madras Provincial Government i.s going to try to shame black marketeers into being good. Under new measures, persons convicted of black-market, ing can be required i o print the details of tl conviction at the top of every ness letter Uicv write. Five-year-Old Ewe Gives Birth to Six Lambs CIIANUTE. Kas.. Mnvch 30—U l f Kenneth George was kept busy to day counting sheep. f spoi'ge, a .stockjnnn nl uparby Thaycr, rejiorlcd one of hl.i Ilvc- r-nlri cwcs gave birth (o six In mb.<s. In Kfinsns City, O)en Thomas. R live-stock com mission mnn, said he had never heard of ns ninny as six lambs !n one birth. Hr Mild Ihr usual tiumber wns one or two, with three, occasionally. Gcni^e said lie honpht Ihe ewe InM .Sunday from Bill Buitcy, Mciid- vllie. Mo. QaiLey said UIR ewe a trlntroln- Corriedalr, bred lo a Suffolk Buck. When told of the ewe's six Inmb.t, he oxralimecl: "Do«gone, I shoud have kept ber,' 1 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. 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