The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 31, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 31, 1949
Page 7
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THURSDAY. MAKCII 31, 1D49 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS ; iMaggio's Heel asses Big Test Yankees' High Priced Slugger Worked Six Full Innings Yesterday ST. PETERSBURG, Kin., Mnirli fl—/,?i_joe DiMaggio, the New i'oik Yankees' $30,000 "if," smiled 1 s lie peeled off n sock In the clubhouse at Miller Huggins Field. The old toothy grin WAS back, "I'm nffrtid I'll play another year* Every Uhuikcly blank inning." he said.'"it looks like III have to work for my money." Di Mng had just passed bis first lest with Ilying colons. The tender right hcfl UKU threatened (.0 end his career gave him no trouble In a sta-tnnliiB chore against CincSn- nnU. It tt-ns his first start. "The ptiln is not completely gone," said Joe, "if it (the heel) improves a little more, I'll be very happy. "After the first workout (March I thought I'd hn\'c to hang up. Now I feel like I could play nine. I would have, too, but Cnsey Stengel said 'don't overdo it.' "Not until 1 get on base will I know for sure what I can do. But I don't expect any reaction. If It holds up. I'M be in fjood shape." Highest Pahl Yank DiMap^io, the highest priced player in Yankee history at $90,000 per year, underwent an operation for removal a! n spur from his right heel during the winter, Although it appeared completely healed, IIP overdid it in the first day (.ruining. Kuhel Thinks Senators are Better; Winter Trades Should Help Some After hurried Hopkins for observation. DiMaggio was sidelined until yesterday. He appeared in exhibitions only as a pinch hitter. He. had not, been too optimistic. In yesterday's game he made two easy catches, almost without moving, fielded a grounder and went By Joe Hrichlcr | Al' Ni'Mstealures OIU.ANOO. Pin.—Joe KulU'l, sa- phomorc nuuuiger of the \S'nshtnK- (on Seimtoi-s, tliinks Ills seventh placers of lust year ave a ciucli to imish higher this year for four reasons: \ 1—His pitching staff ts stronger, 2—The outfield is improved, 'J—The Infield is belter. 4—The club hns added power. Here Is the way the 42-year-old pilot .sixes up the Senators' pictnre: "Die trades we mtidc with Cleveland and St, Louis nave definitely helped us. We got Ertdie Robinson for first base In exchange for Mickey Vernon. Rohby not only is the better hitter, but is n clncli to drive in more runs and hit more, home runs than Vernon did for us. He'll hold his own with Mickey In the field. "Joe Hayncs. one of the Uvo pitchers we got for Early Wynn. won more Raines than Wynn uid lasl year. Ed Klieman. the other pitcher is one of the best relief pitchers in baseball. "Sain Dente. whom we yot fton (he St. Louis Browns in exchange lor Johnny Sullivan nnd Tom Ferried figures to be an Improvement nl short over Sullivan and Mark Christman. We've been after him since 1D-1U. He is ycnitif". aKRre.sslve, a pood double play man and will Kct his share of basehits. "We're 100 percent improved In our outfiekt. Iluddy Lewis, bark after a year of voluntary retirement, figures to be our best hitter. He will be in right. I'm sticking with Oil Coan in center. He's fast and a Rood lead-off hitter. Ed Stewart to Johns will move to left. Just compare this Scurborogh, Walter Masterson, Mickey Hacfncr, Sid Hudson nnd tnyncs as his starting five. Kile- nan, free agent Paul Calvert and outhpitK' Forrest Thompson will tic il'< relief brigade, nick Welle, » fast 're.shinan rightliRnder from Chat- mioogn. hns made a fine impression on Kuliel. The regular In field will consist of Robinson at first, holdovers Al Kozar and Eddie Yost at second and third, respectively, and Dente at short. Al Evans. Jake Early and inp Al Orkle will do the catching. John Simmons, R graduate Iron Montreal; Clyde Vollmer, Syracuse product, and holdover Sherry Robertson, will back up the regular outfield trio and serve as pinch hitters. Tulsa Cancels Track Meet with Raxorbacks FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. Macll 31 U>>— University won't mee the University of Arkansas Razorbacks in a track meet here April £ —but Oklahoma University will. Conch Hobart Hooser announce! the change yesterday. He didn't say why ihe previously scheduled mee with Tulsa had been cancelled. outfield with last year's. We opened with Leon Culberson. Tom McBrldc and Earl Woolen. All nre gone now." Kuhel plans to go along with Rac On Up-Swing hitless In three trtps. The Yanks beat the Reds 7-6 In 10 innings. DiMaggio wears baseball shoes with a pad in the heel. When t!i season starts he expects to use Rolf spikes around the back of the heel to keep him from sliding on quick starts. For prompt service call 6322 when yon need sand and gravel or dirt to level youi ground or yard. We also build gravel roads. Our 4 trucks are able to do the hauling ciulckl> nnd efficiently. Cnll (or free estimate. HULON •ilG Lilly HOLMES Thone 63; Top-seeded Gertrude Mo ran of £au(a Monica, Calif., serves in match defeating Belty Cournbe of New York, moving up in National Indoor championships in New York's Seventh,. Regiment Armory. Assessment NOTICE The law requires that each person assess his or her personal proper!}- and real estate each year, between January 1st and April 10th. This is the year 1'or assessing personal property and town lots. Failure to assess your own property at my office in the Court House makes it necessary for the Assessor or Equalization Hoard to set (he valuation for you. Please cooperate by assessing before April 10th. HERBERT SHIPPEN Tax Assessor, Mississippi County Court House — Blytheville & Osceola as a straight line Why is Seagram's 7 Crown like a straight line? Because its pre-war quality never varies...never changes. It's SURE and certain...always and alwaysl Baseball xhibition Results New York (N) 11, Pittsburgh (N) Brooklyn <N), 14, Beaumont, Boiton <A> 1, Detroit. (A) 0 (13 liiiitnp.s) Boston (N! 13, St. Louis (N) 11 Cleveland (A) «, Chicago (A) 4 Philadelphia (N) 7, Wiuhlugloii (A) 4 St. Louis (A) 8, Chicago (N) 6. Eudora Mayor Dies BOlJOliA, Ark, March 1. f/i>)_ Jack O. Muhry, who wns serving a first term us mayor of Kudora. died unexpectedly yi'.iloidaj'. He tippn'r- ently suffered n heart ullack. His widow and n daughter survive. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained » miii'rlano license at the office of Miss Elizabeth lllythc, county cleric, Joseph P. Stnnk nnd Miss Lcllu MoUslngcr, both of St. Louis. 4% HOME,LOANS Elbert 8. 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