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PAGE FOUR BLUEFIELD DALLY TELEUKAFH, Blueneld, W. Va. Thursday Morning, April 29,1937. Reds Break Into Win Column By Flogging Cubs THRASH BY 1HJODICT Cubs Lose Services Of French For Two Months; Phillies Cop No. 4 By Whipping Bees; Brookiyns Larrup Giants Chicago, April 28 (JP)— Cincinnati's Reds won their first «ame of the National league season today, a 10 to 3 decision over Chicago which also cost the Cubs the service's of their ace lefthander, Larry French, for two months. , A blazing line drive from the bat of Ernie Lombard!, the Red's big catcher, struck French on the right hand in the first inning, breaking three fingers and all but knocking the big southpaw off his feet. The ball bounced off his hand into right field, where first baseman Jim (Ripper) Collins flagged it. French, obviously in great pain, ignored his injury to sprint to first base and take a quick throw from Collins, retiring Lombardl on a close play. He gamely attempted lo remain in action but was removed after Phil Welntraub singled, Alex Kampouris was safe on Stan Hack's error, and Billy Meyers singled. Charlie Root was sent In to relieve the injured hurler after five runs had crossed the plate. ,-, Welntraub contributed a homer and a single to a 14-hlt assault on French, Root and Clay Bryant. Cincinnati AB R H OA Outlaw, 3b 5 " " " ~ Cuyler. of 6 Soarsella, lb 4 Goodman, rf 3 Lombardl, c 5 Welntraub. If 3 KampourtH, 2b 4 Myeri, &s 3 Perrlnier, p 4 LARRY .FRENCH 3 2 1 1 13 1 2 1 3 2 1 1 2 2 1 1 2 Totals 36 10 14 27 16 Chicago AB It H O A dalan, cf 4 1 3 3 1 Herman, 2b 6 0 14 Cavarreita, cf 5 0 0 2 Collins, lb 4 0 1 8 Demaroe, rf . 4 1 2 O'Den, o 4 0 0 Hack, 3b 4 1 1 Jurses, as s 0 2 French, p 0 o o Root, p 3 0 1 z-Frey 1 Bryant, p <> 0 0 FRICK ACTING TO HALT UHITING League Prexy Calls Burley Grimes On Carpet Today; Brooklyn Boss Says He Did Not Cuss The 'Guessers' COP 4TH STRAIGHT GomeZ HurlS 5-Hitter AS NeW * RK y VAUOHAN is being tipped to take the National League batting Yorks Drub Nats 6-1 • Tribe honors from his teammate, Paul Waner, who won the crown last i ui i\o iiiuu 11 BIO v i, i M«>- season after a nip and tuck duel with Joe Medwick. Waner and Medwick Scalps White HOSe And De- changed places several times during August. Waner's disappointing stick work during the 1935 season led many to think the Jersey farmer would pull up and outlast Waner. But Paul did not mean to slump, and he didn't. He kept flailing away at the ball and pulled away to a twenty-two-point margin when the 4 / troiters Wallop Browns Washington, April 28 MP)—Behind Lefty Gomez's five-hit pitching, the champion New York Yan> season closed. Where does Vaughan come in? kee's won their fourth straight A RK ? UI \t° ubtsd , ly dis P ur ' f game today, clubbing the Senators «» JS&& 6 to 1 to retain their grip on first Koing on a direc t une into fielders' place in the American League. .hands. He tried shifting his stance The Senators lost the services of at the plate and trying to pull his their varsity shortstop, Cecil Tra- ^Z^he^A^X^Si vis, who was injured sliding into ™ e t hV ^me to oitehOT who h5 third in the seventh Inning and £125 to Xh toK^ (S had to be carried from the field. i e 7^1 t0 J„ L\° „ ™\S T?; Preliminary examination revealed That wis Z back to his fold stance a New n Yor e k d rlght ^^AB R H OA at the plate, right foot drawn back almost to the corner of the box, and swing at the ball with the same studied, unchecked abandon of the year before when he almost man aged to hit .400. Medwick was again o I the runer-uo. Towards the end of 0 J the season Vaughan's hits began to fall safely but he wound up fifty 6 1 points behind the total he achieved Crosettl, ss 1 Kulfe, Bb 4 Johnson If 5 (ichrlK, lb 3 Selkirk, rf ft Uizzerl, 2b 3 Hong, cf 5 .Tortus, c 3 Gomez, p 3 Total* 32 6 7 27 0 1 Washington 0 0 0 1 Totals 37 3 11 27 14 z-Batleil for Hoot in 8th. Score by Innings: CINCINNATI 600 001 012—10 CHICAGO 010 011 000— 3 Error—Hack. Kuns butted In—Sears- ella, Welntraub 3, Myers, Derringer 2, Jurfrea, Ualim, Outlaw, Lombard! 2. Two base hits—Derringer, Ualan, Goodman, Hack, Juries. Home nuiH— Galan, Welntraub. .Sncrillee-s—Myers, Mcars- tflla. Double plays—Myera to JCiinipou- rtB to Soarsella; tlalan to Herman; Bryant to O'Dea to (.Villus. Loft on bases—Cincinnati 6, Chicago ii. Basen on balls—Derringer 2, Fremiti 1, Root 2, Bryant 2. Strlkoouts—By Porringer 3, Hoot 2. Hits—Oft French 4 In «i inning; Root 7 In 7H; Bryant 3 In 1. Losing pitcher—French. Umpires — Burr, Moran and Magorkurth. Time—1:33. PHILS COP ANOTHER Philadelphia, April 28 (JP)— The Phillies won their fourth game in six starts today, piling up an early lead to defeat the Boston Bees lor the third straight time, 7 to 4. Danny McPayden, who held the Phillies to four hits in losing a 1 to 0 game at Boston opening day, was knocked out of the box In the first inning. Browne led off with a single. Johnny Moore hit a homer over the right field fence. Klein singled, but Arnovich hit into a double play and the scoring seemed over. However, six straight hits scored four more runs and brought in Bill Weir, a southpaw, in place of McPayden. Earle Browne, the Phillies' first baseman, obtained from Pittsburgh to replace the holdout, Dolph Camilli, got four hits in five times "P. New York, April 28 (^—President Ford Prick of the National league today opened an official drive to close Burleigh Grimes' "open season" on umpires. Nettled over the Brooklyn manager's umpire baiting average—old Burleigh has been tossed out of two games in five starts to take a wide lead over the record he established at Louisville last season —Frick ordered the fiery flatbush general into his office to lay down the law. "I want to get things straightened out—to ses what's behind all this smoke and disturbance," explained Frick, "so I've asked Grimes to see me tomorrow morning before he goes out to the polo grounds." Burleigh, long known as a one- man scourge of umpires, has been given the thumb twice in as many days. Umpire "Tiny" Parker ban- isher him in the sixth Inning of the Brooklyn - Philadelphia game last Sunday and on Monday Larry Goetz chased him again. That made two chases within the space of six innings, which should be a major league record if it isn't. "I will have nothing different to say to Frick than that which I've already said about my difficulties with the umpires," growled Burleigh. "I'd like to repeat that I used no profane language to Umpire Goetz. I said: 'So you think you are infallible, eh?' He must have thought that was a new cuss word, but that is the nearest thing to a profane word I used." NATTONAL~LEAGUE AB it H o A in 1935. 0 Vaughan was never one to admit 2 there was any luck about hits falling 1 safe. There are times when a fielder o plays a batter wrong or when a 3 batter crosses the works by hitting into unaccustomed places. As a rule, it Is the pitcher who must throw to a batter's weakness, if he has one. o o J 0 1 3 0 O 11 O 0 2 0 0 4 0 2 2 1 O 0 0 11 fl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 O 0 O 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 T AST season when pitchers were feeding Arky low curves and hard Chapman, cf 4 Myer, 2h 4 Kuhel, lb 2 Simmons, If 3 Stone, rf 4 Travis, ss 3 Mlhallc, ss 1 Lewis, 3b * Millies, c 4 C'a-scarella, p 1 Cohen, p 0 Lnnahan, p 0 z-Bluege J 7.«-Sington 0 x-Hill 1 Total* 32 1 S 27 11 3-Batted for Cascarella In oth. zz-Batted for Cohen In 7th. x-Batted for Lanahan In 3th. Score by innings: NEW YORK 021 020 010 WASHINGTON 000 000 100—I Runs batted In—Hoag, Jorgnns, Selkirk, Gehrig, Lazier), Mllllea, Rolfe, Stolen bason—Crosettl. Double plays- Simmons to Myer. Left on bases—Now B PAUL _ MIC KELSON York 10; Washington 8. Bases on balls "* l "" uu ™ „„ " „ , , —Off Uomei 4, off cascarella 5; off New York, April 28 (JP) —Unable Cohen 1; off Lanahan 4. Strikeouts— to "take it" from everyone, iliclud- By Gomez4; By Cascarella 1; by Co- ing tne ofllce sto oge, Who keeps hen t. Hits—Off Cascarella 5 In 5 In- ]n, UB hinir In mv face whpnever anv- ulngs; off Cohen 1 In 2; off Lanahan '"" gn i?&iP "} y nfJr „i «Ui ,ti T MI* l in 2 nit by pitcher—Bv Cascarella one mentions Cincinnati, I hied (Crosettl). Passed bail—Millies. Win- myself to Central Park to feed the nlnif pitcher—Gomez. Losing pitcher — squirrels Cascarella. UmpjreH—Morlarty, Qulnn Tne Hfe Of an expert is a tough one. Since picking Cincinnati's HARDER SUBDUES CHI I R« ds to win the national league M j pennant, there has been no rest. high ones and his batting mark fell below .300. the word quickly passed that Vaughan's weak spot had been discovered. When Arky began to "ride" the ball hard and safely it did not dawn on them that a na tural batter in a slump had found himself and that one pitch was no different than another to him. His closing spurt proved he had no weak spot in his make-up and that the best way to get him out was to keep the ball away from his trusty bludgeon. Two-baggers are Vaughan's specialty. Last season he hammered out 30, while making only 11 triples and nine home runs. Not the mark of a slugger compared to Paul Waner who accounted for 53 dou bles, 9 triples and 5 homers, or Joe Medwick who outbid both Pirates by chalking up 64 doubles, 13 triples and 18 homers. Those who believe Vaughan will be the 1937 batting champion may be disillusioned in the fall to find Joe Medwick, the 1935-1936 runner- up, or Blimp Phelps, of the Dodgers, running away with the batting crown. It is one of those things in which a consistently good batter can steal the play. DERBY ELIGIBLES WILL RUNJQDAY Blue Grass Stakes Feature Closing Of Keeneland; Le- Ksar Wins At New Market; Miss Georgette Ties Record Lexington, Ky„ April 28 (JP)— A post position in the Kentucky Derby their goal, six derby ellgibles were listed tonight as starters in the $5,000 added Bluegrass stakes tomorrow, feature event of Keeneland's closing card. Headed by E. R. Bradley's Brooklyn and Billionaire, other three- year-olds named to compete in the mile and an eighth test are Calumet Farm's Gosum and Galsun, Howard Maxwell's Fencing, trained by Earl Sande, and Hal Price Headley's Old Nassau. The Bradley entries, expected to be slight favorites over the Calumet entry, will be out to redeem for their disappointing showing last week when they chased home Grey Gold, another derby hope ful, in a purse race. Billionaire was second and his stable-mate, third. The Idle Hour colts will carry top impost of 123 pounds, two more than assigned to the rest of the field. Although showers were predicted for tomorrow, the track was expected to be good and the largest crowd of the season was expected. In addition to the prize money, a cup once presented to the breeder of the famous horse, Lexington, also will go to the winner. The Blue Grass Stakes, once a historic Kentucky turf fixture, has not been run since about 1900. Scribes Feed The Squirrels FILE STUFF BY MESSENGER VP) rf Boston Girnis, If Mayo, :ib DlMaggio. Oucclnello O. Moore. Lopez, c ... Fletcher, lb WarsUer, cs MaoKayden, Weir, p ... x- Jordan ... Fraster, p . XX -McGo\va n Totals XX -Batted for Frasier .Philadelphia Browne, lb J. Moore, If Klein, rf Atwood, c ., Whitney, Sb Behareln, ss Norrls, 2b ., Pusseau, p . AB It It O A 1 2 u 0 . 4 1 1 2 2 . -1 0 1 O 0 . 3 .1 1 4 3 . 4 0 1 0 1 . 4 0 O 3 * . 4 0 1 11 1 0 1 ,"! 4 0 0 u 0 O 0 (> 1 3 1 1 0 o II « H 0 . 1 0 0 0 •u "\ Sth in •til . AB K 11 o A . S 1 4 11 0 . s 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 (1 1 4 0 1 1 fi 0 . .1 1 'Z 1 2 2 I « 2 . 1 1 2 2 4 0 1 0 1 15 27 0 837 .MW .687 .600 .500 .286 .200 .167 STANDING OF THE CLUBS • \V. L. Pet. St. Louis » I'lttubuish 4 Philadelphia 4 New York 3 Brooklyn 3 Boston 2 Cincinnati I Chicago 1 RESULTS YESTERDAY Brooklyn 3, Xuw Yolk 1. Cincinnati 10, Chicago 3. riilladeliihtu 7, Boston I. Flttsbiirsh-St. Louis, rain. GAMES TODAY Brooklyn at Mew York—Henshaw vs. Hnbbell. Boston at JMillndelphlu—Lanning vs. Walters. Cincinnati at St. Louis—It. Davis vs. Wameke. Chicago at Pittsburgh—Shoun vs. Bruiult. Ha C rde V r la h n eld chUS "^35 g& ^H ™" ft J»r^ vU « Sox to five hits today and Earl * 0DAOY / N .^^J? 1 " 5?" ar they slt as Averill hit a horn run with bases 11 and rains SSa 1 ? iSl tadlanS defeatCd Chl ' ^Sri ?ar°^u a ren^Ls b eTaX S t at re a Harder held the White Sox to l^fr^r^Th^X ^l^HX two hits until the ninth inning. *l va i' 3 ^e. TWngs wer«i t go ng when both Rosenthal and Bonura l°*™ A JZr 11 «H? S^ShS doubled and Appling singled to gf»« e ^!|;,_5" ," ie . h 5 u . *Ji 0 keep him from a shutout victory. ^fW^ 1 ??^^ tl n e „^ Amet1 ^ Averlll 's home run hi the third ££S ft ^J^t,^ 3 ' the brought in four of the runs in the Senatv °" vareth1 i 1 Iff'."*^- ooomeH Indian's five-run rally of that inn- nff ^L way „,i hhe J^Z el L f,f en )» d ing. Harder and Lary singled and fi? a ^° f, n ° ug £ a ,L l0n „!nS S y e ..££S Hughes beat out a bunt to occupy nuts so we each, bought the bases and provide the setting Sj^ift*? and commtaerated with for the smash. Singles by Trosky, .SjJrf'^L .j,., * atna „* a * WB I R nnri rnmnheii <srorpd another Me worried? demanded George. Hale and Campbell scored anotner „ It , s & laugh x &on , b wjmt slght _ John Rlgney, the six-foot two ZrA^tZCtaS inch rookie of the White Sox, re- „„ 0 ?fvp e J a J °L Q lf 8> nieyU placed Lee and held the Indians to g0 ..^ p S a ^5ft, de - mv mlrlf . rn „ three hits in a little more than h]r ^'„ 1 a l™, "P^ts rose flvo innings in the box. He fanned "ke flood waters. That s my idea five batters Chicago Rudcllff, If * Itosenthal. cf * AValker, rf • 3 Bonura, lb * Appling, ss 4 Hayes, 2h 4 Berger, 3b 3 Sewell, c 3 Lee, j> 1 Rlgney, p on the Reds. They haven't had a AB it H o AI break.but they'll get |em soon and 0 o 2 o there'll be no stopping them. 1 2 4 0 don't like those grandstand horses ? 9 c n either. Supreme Sweet—remember „ J th »t horse? Used to lead by eight o o o 2 lengths at the quarter and then 0022 finish last." oo8i The squirrels kept on nibbling, oioo see sti Louis is leading the AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDING OF THE CLUBS W. L. Pet. New York 4 Detroit .1 Philadelphia 3 Cleveland 3 Boston 2 Chicago 2 St. Lotii.s 2 Washington 1 .SOO .750 .600 .600 .500 .100 .333 .167 .Score by Innings: BOSTON 010 000 030—4 PHILADELPHIA 6W 000 Olx—7 'Errore—Mayo, Warstler 2. Buns batted In—J. Moore 2, Sehareln, Norrls 2, pHseau, Browne, Lopez, Mayo 2. Dl- MtWfgrio. Two base hits—Norrls 2, Fletcher, Cucclriello, Mayo, Warstl»r. Ho?ne run—J. Moore. Sacrifice—Whitney. Double plays--Mayo to t.'iic^inelin to Fletcher; Warstler to Cuccinello to ITether; Pas»eau to Norrls to Browne. Loft on bases—Boston S, Philadelphia 7.' •Basen on ball*—Off P &Bgeau 1, Weir L Strikeouts—By Weir 2, Frasier 1. Pasesau 5. Hits—Off MacFayden 7 In % Inning; Weir 6 In 6Vi; Frasier 2 in 1. J-assed 1/Sll—Lopez. Losing pitcher— JJ&cFaydtn. Umpires—R«ardon. Stewart and Parker. Time—1:68. MUNGO TAMES GIANTS Hew York, April 28 — Van tangle Mungo and the Brooklyn Ppdgtrs evened matters with then- arch-rivals, the Giants, today by toning through with a 3 to 2 victory while limiting the National league champions to three hits. The victory was a double triumph for Mungo. With his catch- In* choice, Randy Moore, behind she plate replacing the ailing Babe PbPlps, trie fireball right hander JUtpitched Hal Schumacher, who seated him in the hurling duel on tjt« season's opening day. • that, the question - mark Brooklyn Infield barely held together to glvw Mungo his first vic- *>ry in- three starts. Sporting a »»1 lead in the ninth, the Dodgers Weakened and allowed a Giant run » cross on a walk, Woody Eng- lteh'8 error and a force out at second. With the tying run on first base, however. Rookie Jack McCarthy filed out to end the game. A fan .hurled a pop bottle at Brooklyn Manager Burleigh Grimes to the thJM base coaching box. Grimes picked It up and put it in his back pocket for filing among bis souvenirs. In the eighth, Bucher and Dick Bartell almost ejjine to blows when the Giant ...•'S.^/' <Turn Pftge Eight) RESULTS YESTERDAY Cleveland 7, Chicago 2. Detroit .11. St. Louis 5. New York 6, Washington 1. Boston-Philadelphia, rain, GAMES TODAY New York at Washington—P.earson vs. Weaver. Detroit at Cleveland — Auker vs. Allen. Philadelphia at BoBton—Thomas vs. W. Ferrell. St. Louis at Chicago—Walkup va. Stratum. Totals ... Cleveland Lary, an 5 .1 Hushes. 3b 3 1 Averill, cf 4 1 Trotiky, 11) 4 1 Kolters, If 3 0 Hale, 21. 4 O Campbell, rf 4 0 Pytlak, c 4 0 Harder, p 4 1 Totals 33 7 12 27 IS | Score by innln«s: CHICAGO "(H) 000 O02- CLIBVELAND 105 100 OOx—7 1 Krrors— Appling, Uiry, Hale, Runs batted In—Averill V Trosky, Campbell, Bonura, AppllnK. Two ha.«© hits—Rosenthal 2, Bonura. Home run—Averill. Stolen bases—Lary, Pytlak. Sacrldce- ' 1 . J! — national league," continued my pal lis ~2 ~r. 24 5 in the experting business. "I picked AB H H «.) A the Chicago Cubs in that heat 2 16 Well, one of us has got to be wrong ' } ; but mark my word, friend: Prank , ,i „ Frisch is all keyed up about, that 0 o o Prenchy Bordagaray at third, but t s s he won't last. Neither will Bob 1 o o Weiland, who pitched the Cards in first place yesterday with a six 2 6 l l hitter. Why, those Cardinals, will be lucky to stay in first place, I mean first division." "And I like Washington," I encouraged. "Though I picked the Yankees and they're in first place today while the Senators are in last place, I have great respect for your boys from Washington. Just got through talking to Charlie Berry of the Athletics. He said while the A's trimmed Washington twice the Senators are going to>be a tough ball club." "Just got a letter from Gabriel Paul (Cincinnati's press agent) and he tells me about Cincinnati's tough luck. He said at Pittsburgh the Reds had the game won when a ball took a bad hop over Scarsella's head, scoring two runs that lost the game. St. Louis won a game when a ball got stuck in the web of Mccormick's glove so he couldn't get it out to retie the last man and be darned if the next batter didn't win the game with a single." "How you getting along at the office?" I asked. "Terrible. I'm not going back till the Senators win some games, I'm sending in all my stuff by messenger. Everyone in the office is calling me Congressman Bunko. It gets my goatl But don't worry, we'll come back to do plenty of talking. Don't forget the Yanks looked lousy at the start of last season. Detroit came from last place in '35 to win, didn't they?" "Yeah," said I, "and who thought the Giants would win last July 4? They were mired in second division but look where they finished. Can you Imagine Eddie Brannick (Giant secretary) asking me if I picked the Reds as a gag?" We ran out of nuts just then and the squirrels shinnied up their favorite trees. "We'll be back with a lot of nuts come next October," George shouted to the furry ingrates. "Keep an eye on the big league standings." TOP IT CHARLEY WALK H GOLF RECORD IS MADE BY FRENCH-BRED COLT WINS New Market, Eng., April 28 (#•)— Le Ksar, big French-bred bay colt, raced a field of 17 rivals into the ground to win the two thousand guineas stakes, opening classic for three-year-olds, today and immediately was installed favorite for the derby to be run at Epsom Downs June 2. The strapping son of Ksar-Queen Iseult, carrying the colors of Aubyn de St. Alary, won by four lengths from another French-bred contender. Marcel Boussac's Goya IX, as the favorites, W. Murray's Fairford and Marshall Field's American-owned Foray wound up with the also-rans. EQUALS^RECORD Arlington Downs, Tex., April 23 (JP) — Mrs. A. J. Schultze's two- year-old Miss Georgette ran four and a half furlongs in 53 1-4 seconds to equal the track record and win the feature race today. Hustled to the front at the start Miss Georgette drew into a comfortable lead and outflnished the fast closing Soaring Witch by a neck. Cautivo, the King Ranch's fleet two-year-old, was third. Miss Georgette paid $5.30, $3.G0 and $2.50; Soaring Witch $4.10, and $2.80, and Cautivo, $2.70. G0D0Y BEATS CALENT0; SIMON tfO'S TORRANCE Charley Tours Bluefield Country Club Course In Thirty Strokes To Lower Mark; Three Putts One Green Charley Walk, assistant pro at the Bluefleld country club, shattered the course record by banging out a brilliant 30 for nine holes of play. The score* cracked par figures by five strokes. Walk was never over par on any one hole and he carded five birdies. After starting out with a par four on the long No. 1, Walk registered five threes in a row, took a par four on Nos. 7 and 8, then birdied 9 with a three. The "assistant pro had a chance for an even better score when he hit No. 8 green with his tee shot, but three-putted. The previous record for the course had been 31, held by Rocky Schorr, club pro. MULLENS BOOSTERS HAVE STRONG CLUB THIS YEAR The Baron Returns To Meet Former Marine Champ As Feature Of Weinberg's Monday Night Performance , ^ ________ George Hagen, ex-marlne' heavyweight champion, and Baron Ginsberg, former Jewish heavyweight champion, headline Ralph Weinberg's wrestling bill at Sportarena Monday night. Hagen won two starters here- defeating Ivan Mikeloff in his debut and downing Jack 0|Brlen in his second appearance. Ginsberg defeated O'Brian In his first appearance here and since that time h» hasn't been back in town. Both Ginsberg and Hagen showed plenty of stuff In their bouti. with O'Brian. The Baron looked so impressive that fans yelled "bring on the tough boys for him." The former Hebrew champion Is naturally a tougli guy—his style is rough but at the same time he sandwiches in plenty of holds. Hagen earned his spurs as an amateur wrestler. George won the Marine championship two years in a row, finally turning professional. He has meet with much success in the money ranks and is calculated to be able to hold his own with the veteran Ginsberg. While Hagen has been wrestling professionally for several years he is still a youngster. George entered the Marines when he was a youngster and entered professional wrestling at the ago of 22. Weinberg is casting around for some first class talent for the supporting entertainment. So far he has made no definite selection. He hopes to sign the versatile Lee Henning and Buck Olsen for a return match, but last night the Dane had not been reached. VETERAN DRrVErfSCORNS RACING SUPERSTITUTION; WOULD DRIVE '36 WINNER W. Va. Sports Parade By The Associated Press Charleston, W. Va., April 28. (JP)- HuKhes. Double piny — Harder, Lary The Huntington Boosters, with unil Trosky. Lett on l«ases--Chloaifo 4, willlnm "TVir." Prippr sicrnprl nn n.x iiiui Trosky. Lett on bases- Cleveland 6. Bases on bulls—Harder 1, William "Doc" Pricer signed up as 5> | manager of the Mountain _ State HOME RUN STANDING YESTERDAY'S HOMERS Averill, tinlUms Walker, 'Hirers ibilun, Cuii.s Wi 'lntranti. II'-'I J* J. Moore, Phillies THE LEADERS 1;. Johnson, -MilletIrs Wiilluv, Tigers Otl, Ciiintn LEAGUE TOTALS Amprietui National Hlsrney 1. Strikeouta — By Harder «> , - . . , . , Lee 2, Kigney 5. iut«— off Lee 9 in league entry, are searching for six luniiiKs; HiKney 3 in 5«». Losinpt pitch- more managers er—I^ee. Umpires—Summers, Johnston Officials of the club want to em- and uciaoi. Tiinu—1: 3 8. pl oy the services of that many curb wiiirirR nniurnR stone experts for as many days dur> Detroit Anril 28 IP)— 1 Tiger bats- hl « tne " rst slx weeks ot the sea " mKkW'?^ rnomTlar t? one^f for 15 hits,' including Gerald Walk- £y pop "^i vote • An* °n e °f er's second home run of the season, SSf™ J™ ™ ilS — M, «,»^if today, taking the Browns into Boosters one day each week camp, 11 to 5, before 10,000 spec Oral Hildebrand. starting for St. Louis, was chased in the second inning when he allowed four hits and forced two runs across the plate with walks TotHl* 30 BASEBALL'S BIG SIX The half dozen leadlnj; hitters In the big leagueii maintained their positions > e.stordny, despite a 56-point drop by /,eke Bonura, White Sux S I UBB' 1 ''. Heaviest bitters of the day wtro Cierry Walker, of the Tigers, Aineriean leaguo leader, with three hlU In four times at bat, boosting his mark from .714 to .72-', and Oil Brack, Brooklyn rookie, who had two hits In four chances to maintain a .500 pace for n Berond-place tie In the National league. Standings of Ihe first three In each league: Player and Club O AB UH Pet. G. Walker, Tigers 3 18 6 13 R. Ferrell, Bed Sox ... 4 15 2 9 .600 P. Waner, Pirates .... 5 19 6 10 .;,26 Medwick, Cardinals ... 6 2S 7 13 .',00 Bonura, White Sox ... 5 "2 5 11 .500 Brack, Dodgers 5 20 6 10 .500 St. Louii Knickerbocker, Allen, ef YoMnik, If .... Bell, if Ltl^eonib, 'Jb , Clin, 3b Davis, Hi Henisley, c ... HIMchruiid, p Caldwell, P ... Van Attn, p ,, Tletje, p *-.Ma7 .?.era .... .\x-West () A 3 AB R H . i 2 I , 3 1. .612 .603 .500 .301 .401 .3 1 1 .10 0 . (i U O O U . U O 0 0 0 .0OOO 0 .10 0O0 .loooo 2 1 .36 11 21 12 Totals x-Batted lor Caldwell in 4th. x .\.-Batt6 ,l for Van Alia in 7th. Detroit AB K H O A White, cf 5 2 4 4 0 Cochrane, c 3 2 O S 0 (iehrlnger, 2b 4 3 3 1 1 Creenberg, lb 4 1 11" 0 Walker, rf * 1 3 3 1 lioslln, If 4 0 110 York, 3b 4 0 O 1 2 Uogell. as 5 1 1 2 4 Lawson, p 4 12 0 1 Each of those elected will receive, for his services, a season pass for two persons . . . The Pees of Fairmont East side high school look like one of the best track outfits in the northern end of the state . . . With Oak Hill ex pected to provide the major power from the south. . . Bluefield baseball fans staged a rally after the club has signed Ernest Powell of Glenvllle as manager of the Blue-Grays . . . There were short talks by baseball leaders in the community and general plans for the season-opening ceremonies were discussed ... Welch will be the opposing team. . . Skeet shooting is picking up in popularity in the southern section of the state . . . The Welch skeet club plans to establish shooting grounds atop Coalwood mountain ... The club has applied for a charter of incorporation . . . Nat J. Hickey will manage Williamson's Mountain State league team . . . Hickey, who formerly served as player-manager at Johnstown, Pa., is better known as a member of the New York Celtics basketball team. MRS. VARE WILL TRY FOR NATIONAL CROWN New York, April 28 (/P) — Arturo Godoy, Chilean heavyweight champion, punched out a handy victory over Tony Galento, the "Newark nightstick", in the ten- round feature event of the New York hippodrome fight show tonight. Godoy weighed 196 and Galento 222 1-4. In the other half of the double barreled heavyweight carnival, Abe Simon, young New York contender put a decided crimp in the heavyweight hopes of Jack Torrance, former shot put ace at Louisiana State university, by stopping the giant Loulsianian in the second round of a scheduled six. The battle of almost 1000 pounds of beef attracted 4,500 who paid $8,984.04 to watch the behemoths in action. It was Torrance's first appearance in an eastern ring and his first reverse since he blossomed out as a professional fighter last December. Prior to tonight's rout he had gone to the post four times and been returned a winner each time by a knockout. Godoy, a prime favorite with hippodrome fans, was given nine of the ten rounds over Galenta on the Associated Press score caird, and would have been credited with a clean sweep had he not been penalized for a loW blow in the third. Mullens. W. Va.," April 28—The Mullens Boosters romped over the Winding Gulf team by the score" of 16 to 12 in a Raleigh county league "A" schedule game. The Mullens Boosters has a bunch of fine players this season, mostly young players, including such good performers as Lewis D'Antonl, Eddie Reid, Otis Lush, and Die D'Antoni. Lewis D'Antonl and Eddie Reld will be looked over this summer by major league scouts. D'Antonl and Reid are two of the finest players In the county league, and have played bang-up ball for the past several years. D'Antonl led the league at bat in 1936 with a .421 mark. CHAMPTONJIMBRADDOCK PICKS OUT DRILL CAMP Chicago, April 28 (/P)—A swanky $3,000,000 vacation spot at Grand Beach, Mich, 65 miles from Chicago and on Lake Michigan, will be James J. Braddock's training camp for his scheduled world's heavyweight championship bout with Joo Louis here June 22. Joe Gould, manager of the title holder, made the selection today. Braddock and his sparring partners will move into the camp Friday or Saturday. COLLEGE BASEBALL Maryland 16, Naval Academy 4,. Temple 13, Urslnus 3. Washington Coll. 7, Westchester T. 3 Memphis 13, Atlanta 3. Nashville 1, Birmingham 5. Little Hock 2, Chattanooga 0. Philadelphia, April 28 (fl 5 )—-Mrs Glenna Collett Vare, six times national women's golf champion, said today she hoped to regain the title at Memphis this year. The championship was won last year by Pamela Barton, of England. "Because I didn't defend .ny national championship last year, the idea seemed to spread I had retired," Mrs. Vare said. "I've never thought of retiring. I enjoy tournament golf and I like to win." However, she added, "the difference between now and a few years ago is that when something else conflicts with the golf, the golf will have to go. It used to be that when something else interfered, the something else had to go." Mrs. Vare indicated she expects to play In the nationals, the women's eastern championships at Plalnfield, N. J., and the Phila delphla district competition. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION 8t. Paul 8, Kansas City 1. Minneapolis 12, Milwaukee 2. Indianapolis l>, Columbus 6. Louisville 6, Toledo 0. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Montreal 7, Baltimore 3. Buffalo 7, Newark 3. Toronto S, Jersey City 1. Only gamos played. f> Totals 37 11 U 2T 3 licore by innings: ST. LOUIS 200 010 101— 5 DKTIIOIT 240 001 40x—11 lirror—Clift. Huns batted in—Uoslin 3, Ureenberg 2, Vuamtk 2, Walker 2, Bell 2, Knickerbocker, Cochrane, York. (Iehrlnger, Whlta. Two base lilts—Bell 2, Lawson, HeinKley, Howell, Vosmik. Home run — Walker. Stolen base— Walker. Sacrifice — Lawson. Double play — dehrbige.- to Rogell to Creen­ berg. I*ft on bases—St. Louis li, Detroit 10. Biuses on btUls—Orf Lawson 5, Hildebrand 5. Tletje 2. Strikeouts—By Hildebrand 2, Lawson S. Hits—Off Hildebrand 8 In IH inning; Caldwell I 2 In H»; Van Atta 4 In 3; Tietju 3 In 2. j Wild pitch—IJivBOn. Loolng pitcher— : Hildebrand. V niplres—Basil, Ormsby ; and Kolls. Time—'' 11 Auction Sale Beautiful Home — Tazewell, Va. Morgan Wynn Property On The Premises Friday, April 30th—10 A.M. • This is a modern home. • Well located and very attractive. Look it over and attend this sale tomorrow morning 10 o'clock. HORNEY LAND AUCTION CO. Selling Agents Fred R. Stv.el—Tazewell, Representative GREEN RIVER BUNDED WHISKEY-THE WHISKEY WITHOUT REGRETS 90 Proof— 75% groin neutral spirits OLDETYME DISTILLERS, INC. • Main Office. New York City DlitilUrlvt located ol Maryland. Kentucky, gnd N*w J«r» r Pt. Code No. 140 Qt. Code V « Indianapolis, April 28. (IP)— Scornful of speedway superstltution that "a winning car never repeats," Dapper Cliff Bergere wants to drive Lou Meyer's 1936 winner in this year's 500-mile Indianapolis speedway grind. May 13. Cliff voiced surprise today that other drivers are shying away from Meyer's car, apparently because of that old track tradition. "Not me," he said. "This year's race is going to be won by a tried and proven car. That's the reason I'm going to try to make a deal with Lou." Meyer already has signed to drive a car for Mike Boyle and has been trying to sell the speedster in which he roared to victory and approximately $30,000 in prize money last year. Cliff's been trying to win the race here since 1927. He has finished five of the races, winding up in ninth place three times, in third once and in seventh once. •He said he understood Meyer was agreeable to having him drive the car this year and he added, "Lou's a swell mechanic. It's a cinch he's got that car in swell shape. If I can't make a deal with him, I've got a couple of other cars in mind." Bergere, a sartorial triumph in heather tweed and red tie, was a trifle dubious about some of the engineering experiments to be tried in this year's rane. That's the reason, he said, that he wants a "tried and proven car." Bergere, whose hobby is police work, thinks the outstanding "experiment car" and the one with a chance to win is Lee Oldfield's rear- motored creation. "Lee's one of the best racing mechanics in the game," Bergere said. "The chances are he's got something" Bergere predicted this year's race would be about two miles an hour faster than the 109 miles ah hour whic hwon for Meyer in 1936. The unlimited gasoline allowance will speed up the race, he said. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION

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