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TENTH STfl Alley Donald Beats Nals; Jim Tabor Still Hot At Plate r BY .GEORGK KHIKSEY United Press SfafT Corresponjcnt NEW YORK, July 0 (UP)—All along they've been saying that Alley D.nald was lucky and that he \\as winning primailly because he happened to be a member of the New York Yankees' p'tching staff. But the last doubt about Donald's rl^ht to his major league spurs has been dlsprtled He beat the Washington Senators .jcslcrday, G-4, lot his 10th stiaight vlckry, nnd it -takes moie than luck to win 10 straight In any league. The tall i ight-hander out of the- Chadmnt, Louisiana, eanebrakes asked Johnny Nee, Yankee scout, foi a tryout when he was pitching for Louisiana Tech. Nee told him to come on to the Yanks' camp at St Petersburg, Fla but he didn't say anything about pajlng Donald's railroad fare So Donald hitch-hiked lo St. Petersburg early in the winter of 1934, and worked in a groceiy store until the Yanks showed, up He ask«d for a trjout and Manager Joe McCarthy tossed him Intb- batting practice. Donald stajed out there and thiew them up to the Yanks for 30 minutes. McCarthy had thought the )ad would show himself up, nnd quit Bui, he didn't, and he von a place in McCaithy's heart. Dmlnld started nt Wheeling and worked his way up the Yankee chain vin Norfolk, Bmghampion and Newark. In 1937Jie won 19 and lest 2 for Newark but wasn't quite leody foi the Yanks last >eai and he was sent back But he's up to stay now He let the Senators down \\ith seven hits yesterday. Tne Kcd >Sox continued theh slugging with 14 lilts to beat the Athletics, 6-4 Jim Taboi, Red So\ rockle, hit Ins fifth liomei in two 'clays Bob Johnson lilt homer No Edgar (Smith let the Indians down wllh two hits as the White ' Sot beat C!e\ eland 2-0. Cincinnati maintained its five- game lead over the Gianls by defeating the Cardinals, 6-3. Bucky Walters let the Cards down with four hits, one of them n homer by ~Don :.Guttefidg'c, to score his 12th victory. ; After losing five sti sight in Boston, the Giants put on a four-run rally in the ninth to \\\n then first ;game this: season from the Bees.at the Beehive, 11-7. The Bees had the lead three times but collapsed in the ninth. 1'rank Dcmnrec's single ttilh the bases jammed In the ninth nas the deciding wallop Carl Hubbell was credited with the victory in a relief role i Brooklyn climbed jnto fourth place by defeating the Phillies 7-1 "Itwas the Phils' ninth straight loss Freddy Fitzsunm:ns allowed six hits in winning his second game Pittsburgh knocked the Cubs into filth place by defeating the champions, 10-1. The Pirates made 14 hits and dro\e Cliarlcv Root to cover In a seven-run third frame. Joe Bowman gave up cnly five hits. BLYTB^ILLE, '(ARK.y COURIER NEWS Bulldog Is Wrestler's Model Jce Beaver. Chief Little Denver af mat ard rocteos, USCS his'bulldog •_ Beaver's Bruiser, us model for wrestling f llC es. Today's Sport Parade By Henry McUmore NEW YORK, July c. (UP)Riding the erost of n nine-game losing streak, ,tho Philadelphia Phillies are.out, to clinch last place In the National League before mld- July nntl confound those critics who said they couldn't accomplish the font before August. With onlj- ID games won against 44 lost the Futile,Fusllcers have built, n Maginol Line about the cellar position and totlay appeared weak and Inept enqigh to defend It against any challenge from their rivals, the Boston Bees. Beaton In 14 of their last 16 games the Phillies arc playing so miserably that their admirers arc enthusiastically vlsioning a worse record than tliat of last year when the club won but 45 games during , , ... the entire season. If their pitchers T, ,]?» -I-i!' * £ W °" ^ lhe vcakcsl can just keep frcm falling (mo a i,! .,, , " "P'kye or the Evangeline winning slump, nnd their batters , °. lo P 1>s ; : . —- - • • A stranger to the learn, Pi-olhro a team to have one man spoil lerilbly played gajnc nnd snalcl defeat from its very grasp. • When the time comes for th Phillies the players are going to b hard put lo decide between Maj, Butcher .and -Al Hollingsworlh TJiese two pitchers have contrib nlcrt wholeheartedly' ( 0 die misery ol the team and nre due a Ken's share of the credit for the team's having such a firm grasp on last place, in nine starts Hollingswortl has fought through to nine defeats and Butcher, while he slipped ii|) on two occasions .ami won "ames has more than atoned for "these lapses by pitching n beautiful defeats. ••••-.• This Is Dac.Prothro's first year as mannger, but the team has more than fulfilled his expectations He came lo the Phillies knowing it was the weakest baseball club in the league, but In less than three months of play the team has gone out of its way to show its new mannger that II not only was the weakest hi the National League nil ato might, well be the weakest can fight off hitting: streaks, there Is a good chance thai the team can immortalize itself by, hrcakin"- the record of 117 games lost in one season, which' was established liy the Philadelphia League club in 1010. American Phlllio followers have Icng been jealous of this mark made by the Athletics. They have coveted It for their own team for many years, mid Doc Prplh.ro,' manager of the Phillies, could own > the town If only .he could "inspire" his, toys to a point where they cculd belter lt t . Par'a'rfliUe this-, season .there .was n feeling-. In "Philadelphia , that the Phillies-'not only would crack this modem mark of games 'lost in cno year, but would make' a bold bid for - the. all-time mark of 134, Ecl-by Cleveland in 189!). But Morris Aniovich has wrecked this beautiful dream. Arnovich, who apparently, lacks the true spirit, has been hitting at a lre~- Plillly Yesterday's liero^Alley Donald, Yankee rookie, who hung up his lOlli straight triumph by defetit- ng Ihe Senators, 6-4. BASEBALL STANDINGS mentions clip'nil season. With .. callous disregard for the team's vclfare Arni.vlch has led the eague's hitters, and it appears hat he must be traded or'sold before the Phillies can become the oinplete and utter doormats of the eaguc. Time and again this sea- on Aniovich has thoughtlessly topped t;, the plate and won n gnme for the club aflcr his team- nates had appeared lo .have lost t beyond redemption. How long lie other players on the club will .„, .*..„ ,, U | v ^4 tlllllg 15 problematical. It Is very Irylnu for Northeast Arkansas W. L. Pet. ::Caruthersville ........ 4 1 iParagould 2 2 Jonesboro 2 3 Newport ....-..' 2 4 ,x—Night game. Southern .Le.igue W. L. ^Memphis ......... 43 3D Chattanooga ........ 43 35 Atlanta .............. 42 3C Knoxville ....... 38 3fi New Orleans ....... 37 41 Birmingham ... ...... 35 40 Nashville ... ........ 32 38 xLittle Rock ........ 30 44 x— Night game. Pet. .589 551 5^8 .514 47' .46' .45 .405 >land for this sort (1 thing Is has done well to keep It as low ,„ It Is. Next year, with' a knowledge of lhe Icam's strength and h&w to subdue it, Prothro should have little trouble. In guiding It to new and worse records. Goodyear 'Meets Phillips; Ark-Mo • Tackles Bottlers In City Softball League games tonight nt Haley Field the Goodyear club' will;meet Phillips Motor Company nnd the Coca Cola Bottlers will lake on Arkansas Missouri Power Corpora lion. Qi-llDn Is due to hurl for Phillips with Hicks as his battery mate. John Cecil Cox will pitch for Goodyear and Jarring jerry Harwell will catch.. In the second game Warrington will pilch and Potter will catch for Coca Cola and Burns and Hires will form the Ark Mo battery. Oily Kullils Too Well PASADENA, Cal. (OP) -— When Pasadena built a reinforced concrete Incinerator, it built entirely too well. Now the city council w»nls (o raze it and clear • the property for other purposes. Only the incinerator was built so solidly that It cannot even be blown up with dynamite. Boston Philadelphia 19 44 National Lea W. L Pet Cincinnati 42 25 627 New York 38 31 , 55 St. Louis 35 32 .522 Brooklyn 33 31 ^|, Chicago 37 35 _5j. Pittsburgh 32 32 500 30 36 .455 .302 American League W. I, Pel. New York 53 17 757 Boston 38 25 .603 Detroit 37 32 535 Cleveland 36 32 523 Chicago 36 32 529 Washington ......>.. 29 « .397 Philadelphia 26 43 .371 St. Louis 19 « 219 Yesterday's Results \ > ___^_ Northeast Arkansas League Jonesboro, 1, Newport 0. Caruthersville at Paragould. night game. i , ' « . Southern League NashVtlle 9, Knoxville 0. ^ . Ifight games: / '"• Little Rock at Memphis. ;. . Only gcmes ^scheduled. , ift 'u*a'd Courier News want ads. "' VISIT OUR NEW USED TRUCK LOT (CORNER VINE and 2nd) For The Very Best In Used Truck Bargains! Ford 1936 H Ton with Trailer $645 Chey. 1936 H Ton with Trailer $465 G.M.C. 1937 \ Ton Pick-Up $355 Ford 1937 \ Ton Pick-Up $210 Chev. 1938 \\ Ton L.W.B. $545 PLENTY MORE TO CHOOSE FROM ] . F YOU AHIMN THE MARKOT KOK in,v H )vn9 R " SEn TRUCK, DON'T lil'Y UNTIL YOU 8KB Phone 802 - "Bil!" Sesenbaugh Evenings 649-J Delta Implements, Inc. i: nis(ribu(ors For Internalionnl Motor Trucks Memphis To Be Scene Of Southern League Feature Tonight MLMPHTS, Term,,'July <j. (UP)- Priink «,,<ls ,ls .. r — -*. n^.jj jjujflts nln Memphis Chicks up against, a murderers row of Southern Association filuek'ers tonight In u lc circuit's second annual All-Slav game The game will.be played under tlie lights at Russwcod Park at 8:15 c.s.1. and upward of 10000 uuis are exacted. Big Herman Bcssc,. the lanky southpaw w)i 0 has beaten every learn In the league to chalk un 10 victories, will start for the Chick* despite an Injured nnkle. Brantll said last night, Bosse cnn pitch fust as long as he wiinls lo—oiie ball m- kcep going. x After Besse, the Chicks will cciiie back with .Stout, ffeusser, D>yle Henry, Oaddy and Veverka The All-Sims will start Orfp - — . -,. --••»«.» nut oiui if wnij ->olli, the Chattanooga veteran, who „„ , was lhe league's leading luirler In I 'While not as l:ng a smacker iwimced that every man on their squads will see nclltn. The PAYOFF nv IJAKRY . NBA .Service Sports Editor NEW YOUK, July 5. _ MolT i., Arnovich Is one of two ball plnrcrs who /keep Dr. James Thompson Prahro fi-crh wishing that lie were back In dear old Little nock The other Is the 6-fool 2-lnOi right-hand pitcher, 'Hush Noyes Mulcahy. Mori'Ie Arnovlcli l s the Superior, WIs., tey who after two mediocre seasons with the Phillies Is currently leading both major lo:ps In batting -with a robust ,300 which cnrncci him a. place with (lie National Ix;aouo All-Stare: "Amoi'ich's average Is made all Ihe more remarkable," 'says O:c Prolhro, "because if he has a fault It is lack of speed. "I'raclically every one of "his blows is a real one. "He doesn't beat out a half dozen In Held lilts in a season. $mlth " n <« Pete 'Sites'. Bthat the deal * hlch for i n M , PasMnu to (he Cubs lor Jcc Marly,. Klrby HlRbc and Ray Harrell brought no cash and THURSDAY, JULY 6, 1939; "And the fact that we already »vo drawn almost as many ,*£ ply at licme as the club drew during the entire season of wag Js encouraging." 1JJS Jb Doc I'rothro really hones to make the Phils | oss futile. . T ,. D ,, W „ . k l( U>ll £ JJill Jfi HI I (he matter of games won nnd lost until July 1, but that honor new acl:ngs to Frank Lumanskl of Knbxville. who also will be on hand foi' mound duly. . The Chicks arc hitting .298 as a learn; the All-Stars will put a jrctip of sluggers on the field who ire. banging the ball at an avera°e of .335. Any of the starting; All-Stars is capable -of tearing down a. fence f he catches-a fast one. There is Calvin Chapman of Nashville,-.wlia ias poled 14 home runs, driven hi more runs than any other : player ind tops the league In hilling af- er last night's game; Wordy Abcr- lalhy, the ;Knoxvillc slugger who s Just n point behind; and Atlari- a's Emll Mallho, who is liltling la .353 clip and who'is one: of he fastest men in the circuit, '-'i Those three men will :ccmp:se lie starting All-Star outfield, \vilh Bill Nicholson, the 35.000 home run lilting beauty ,of Chattanooga as n alternate. The All-Star Infield will : have ard-hittlnj Babe Young of kncx- Ille at first with the equally long- lugging Dutch Meyer of the Smo- ies at second. Hiiss Peters, the espcclaclcd Atlanta flash, will be I short with Packy Rogers of New 3rleans at third,: Manager Paul Richards of the rackers, Ray Blaemirc of Nashville, jay, Ernie Lombard! he Is a genuine power hitter." SchnoM.lo Lombard!, the 1038 National League batting champion, asserts thai Arnovlch's mark soared because he corrected n habit -f swinging at bad balls. "We. haven't been able to get Wins Last Game of Three- Game Series; Vols Blank Lookouts By United Press Chicks^ Sed'and «£ on the All-stars tonight afl«- the 0 ",",?,, 0 ' ^ Ki P«**« in *".& {!'%"" c . Ro <* Travelers were tewed out to sea and scuttled, rhe Chicks pni in «,, »I, o, Aii-otar a three-game losing s i re ak and irlle , Pebbiei - 1flto «-^ to an easy win and contributed a pair of doubles to I ,b own cause. He eased up in the enough for the P^bWes to across four runs- The clouted Uvo Little B fck ta the only other game of the evening, the Nashville Vols blanked him lo fish at anything," explains lhe Reds' huge catcher. "And lie has belted everything - . . fast balls, curves, change of pace and slow sliiir. ''It makes a tremendous difference. He used to bite at bad balls and we could get him out." (»H.NOVH!H STEP AND A HALF SI'EEDIEU THAN FORMERLY Hans Lobert, the Phils' veteran coach, credits much of • Arnsvich's Improvement to. lib being a step.-, ,„„„,, UVJCI and a half faster than formerly , nnlhy went hitless going lo first base and after lly bulls. "Tile boy really worked, lo gel . smokies 9 to 0, as Baker hung-up his seventh victory of. the season., Cal Chap-' man,^ Vol . slugger, - took over the league batting, 'leadership from Woody ..Abcrhathy pf the Smokies . by Kiinectin'j . twice while Aber- Bootlegger Rin«s Doorbells NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UP)_Door- to-door bootlegging has made its appearance here. Police found a Negro going Tram house.to house with a live-gallon crock of moonshine and a dipper. Patrons could ' buy a drink or a pint, •-•.'•'. , nd Jack Rcdmc-nd of the 'ill do the catching. , Pels The Chicks can't match the slug- ing cf the All-Stars but they have well-balanced altack. Every rcg- lar on the team, including both ateliers, is hilling .300 or more ilh the exception of Culley Rik- rd, the leftfieldcr, nnd he' is only vo points shy cf that figure with 28. Latest averages ' of the ethers lowed Ox Eckhardt slugging .344; ubcrt Bates .330; P.iet .322; Mnxey 17; Bush .301; Reese .301; Gnu- caux .338; and Epps .320. The Chicks got their batting eyes r trim last night by routing Bill ayles, one ol the All-star pitch- rs. In the first inning of the Illlc Rock game and gcing on to ang cut 20 hits for a 13 to 5 vlc- ry. Six doubles and a triple were elude;! in the blows. Both Manager Richards of the !l-Stars and Brazil! have an- whei-D he is," testifies Lobert. "Daily, fcr an'hour at a lime, we made him practice starting. "We had him on his toes like a dancer. He got to be a real fancy "Once his thighs got so sore he couldn't walk in comfort. "But he didn't slop running-. "He's a real hustler." Arnivich himseH credits his rise lo a new bat, hiisUc, hard work and a fresh confidence which Brews 'With every hit. Durini fielder named Norman De Wiese. When DC Wiese was relumed to the minors he left ,a sawcd-off 35-inch, 35-omice bat . . > his' model . . .in Amovich's strong spring training the tried out a young out . . . hands, ft Is with this club that , Arnov'ich is tcritjr among the pitchers. "It is just the right stick for me," .'says Mauling Morris. "This bat and n slight change iii my stance '.changed . things'- > a, great den! for nic 5 at the;platc.*'i/, ; ; » * + • PHILS liUILDING FOH FlI'l'UUH AND DRAWING Prplhro confesses he was happier tLittle n-:ck. but hasn't given, up. n his first season as manager 'of he Phillies. He asserts that the club got rid of dead wood in Bill Atwood, Cap Clark, Baxter Jordan, Chuck Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Paragould nt Caruthersville Newport at Jonesboro Southern League Memphis vs. Southern League All-Slavs, Riisswoou Park S'lS o'clock. - ' National League . Chicago at PitUburgli. St. Louis at Cincinnati, night. Only games scheduled, American League Cleveland at Chicago. Detroit at St. Louis. Washington at Philadelphia night game. : Only games scheduled. Yesterday's Results National League Brooklyn 1, Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh 10, Chicago 1. Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 2. New York it, Boston 1 ' American ^ L ea gue Boston (i, Philadelphia 4. New York 6, Washington 4. 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