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May 30, 1936

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 30, 1936
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-'PAGE six -^- • .; ; • . ___ Necks Crane Anxiously as Bnc Hits Foul .•Dan Warrmgion Oulluirls Younger Brolhei-; Palch- ed Hughes Team Beaten Pastime Billiard Parlor went 'Into undisputed possession o( third place In the Commercial • soft tall league last night by defeating Arkansas-Missouri Power .company. 3 to 0, la Die gnrnc oJ , a doiiblehcader In the first game • McMullin's Grocers won over H. I> Hughes company in a more • cr less listless game, )2 (o 1. •• Dan Wurrliigton pllclied roiir- liit ball In .«huttlni> out the Elcc- tilcs Hts younger brother, Tommj M'aiTlngfon, a southpaw, making- his first start 011 the mound for the Electrics, hurled goal b.ill allowing only six hits and not .iuu.liiB a base on balls, The Pastlme-Ark-Mo game was played In almost record time and i , produced some nice JleWing plays A number of balls were nil hard almost directly at fielders on botli teams Emory Glover nnd Mana- -gei Tiny Glover or Pfl.iltme made catches or hard hit tails. Jolmi ....... Aik-Mo thivdbascmaii, made three ."' - - - snaies or line drives, almost In :i stcn ' . Jl " s llil " f»"l hall, and an alert cameraman got one of the most commonplace yet urn-sun) shots taken In n tall game, liotli .Viuigimn and Kiul Grace. Philadelphia Phillies' backstop and former Pitts , burgh catcher, are watching the flight of the sphere, which finally settled Into Grace's big mitt TO B[ ILL IS GIJ -. SATURDAY, MAY 30, 193G New York's New Picture Ball Player Airplane? nhljlblc? Comet? No. the young man nt bat, Arky Vaughan, PitUbureli Pirate short- ^tn* \\ntf I.U ~ F....I l.~ll -.._, ... . Jiivjlt row. Tlie Postlinei-s counted llielr first rim In the cpjninir Inning nnd ndded tlielr second In. the next •stanza. They were shut out by Tommy Wnrrlnglon thereafter until the sixth when the Glover brothers put together two triples tn succession, Tiny's smash against 'the Scoreboard In center scoring Jils younger brother, Emory. The second inning run was scored when Ilic power company cnlclicr .dropped Puckctfs perrcct throw from short, field after the latter -had snared Whltworth' pop fly, the luimcr racing across the plate ,'ii'om third. Despite McMiilllns 12 to 1 triumph in the first game thc'tiro- .cws did not make an earned run off the •pitching or iiuey and Whittle. Hughes, using n patched tip line-up made nine errors. The Clothieis earned their single run when Eubanks walked a batter v.'lth the bases loaded. The Grocers scored three runs in the first inning, five In the Second, three in the fourtli and one In the sixth. The lone Hughes Inlly came in the first inning. Little's homer figured In McMullins win. He made three hits to lead his. team in hittinE. Ilaney and , Games got two hits each, Haticy being robbed <)f another on a hnrrt dilve deep !ti(6 center, snared by the Hughes center fielder, who was playing deep. Burns and ' Phillips led the Hughes attack ^vith two hits apiece. . ,, • . First Game R. D. Hughes Co. AB R H PO A 0230 1023 Burns, sf Reginald, 2b .... O. BuncVi, H-lb . Whittle, ss ...... Crook, If Kdehler, If ...... Humphries, cf .. Jackson, Ib-lf .. Widner, cf N. Bunch, 3b .... Huey. p ......... Phillips, c . ; Totals McMullin's Gray, ss Barker, cf ....... Haney, 3b ... Higdon, 2b Little, If Abernathy, sf ... Gaines, lb Samford, rf ..... xKendig. rf xxR. Eubanks, rf Reed, c E, Eubanks, p .,. 4 . 2 ..3 0 1 10 0 ..301 1C ..000 0 ..20000 ... 0 0000 .20000 .30010 ..20015 ..300 0 .30200 21 1 0 18 14 AB R H PO A .42036 31010 1 422 320 2 3 0 0 1 1 2 3 2 0 .. 33 12 Totals ... x—Batted tor Samfortt in 3rd. xx—Batted for Kcndig in 5th. Score by. innings: H. D. Hughes 100 000 0—1 McMullin's 350 310 x—12 Summary: Errors—Burns, c Bunch (2), whittle (3), Jackson 12), Widner. Runs batted in— Humphries, Haney (4),.-Little (5). Abernathy. Earned runs—R Hughes i; MCMullin o. Two base hits—Reed, whittle, Little Three base hit—Galnes. Home Run—Ut- tle. Base on balls—on Huey 2- oil Eubanks 5. Strikeouts—Eubanks Umpires—Browning and Whitley. Second Game Ark-lVto Power AB R H PO A ISrogdon. If 3000 Taylor, 2b 3022 Puckett, sf 200 C'heatham, ib 2 0 0 Terry, ss '.'.'. 2 holder, McQulrk, and threw him for| the only rait during the two "hour I time limit. But because he was fcven pounds over the limit Mc- Qulrk refused lo go througn with the match wil'ii thc diamond studded belt nt stnkc. Although bll.*:d from Amarlllo T1 »«-• i i i . i-Toxns, Mobley was born at luka Inrew Ivncl d I e \v c i B n t Mlss -' bllt - " L lhe ~ "8° of 3 his tam- ". - • H" mnt'lvl lf\ 'I*i,Hn ^Vivnt: n linitl- Ile has spent r>l r irm »j I " v moved to Ttilla, uiamp In il933; Meets ! i« out of Amaniio. Welch Monday Nigh I Uy J. I'. FlilKNI) Sports rrognnsllcator A few extra pounds of weight once cost Rex Cl'e.v) MoWey, Anni- rlllo. Texas, who Is to meet t',u Ca- "Louis . thc major part of Ms life in the west, lie complelcd his high school course at Floydnda, Tex., nnd enrolled nt Weylnnd college, a Junior institution at Plalnvlcw. Unt he was forced to withdraw before the llrst term was completed because or nnnnclal dillkiiltlM. Rex hns fnced some of t'.ie best matmcn In the game, jumping Joe Savoldl, the drop kick artist who gullied fame at Notre Dame, kicked him for a loop In the final fall alter he had pinned the former football star lor fnc initial -Tall Oils Kallio, farmer world's welter champion, was benteti by the Texan In El Paso, July 4, 1033, two Jails to one. Dandy Dick Diivlscourt, once one of the leading heavies of the gamo, and who showed- here several years ago, wns unable to beat Rex. the match ending in a I draw wlfnout cither scoring. He has I Detroit . wrestled in the Hawaiian Islands i Cleveland Southern Allantft Nashville Little Rock nil-mini; hum Chattanooga New Orleans Memphis .... l.racuc W. L, 32 10 28 17 21 19 .....22 22 20 20 19 21 15 28 12 32 Pet .1110 .022 .525 .5011 .487 .475 .349 .273 Nattoiul New Chicago Pittsburgh Boston Cincjinnali . Philadelphia Brooklyn ... (.eaguc W. L. Pet. 25 13 .058 25 H .611 19 18 .5U IS 19 ..500 19 21 .415 18 21 1C 25 15 25 .402 .300 Anicrll-an League W. New York . Boston L,. and Mexico City. "Wild Bill" Rush and a newcomer. Bulk Owens, Reno, Ncv., are the principals in the first match that will begin at 8:30. , imdian.-\vndcat,'lioy \velcli, In Die i main event-of the weekly wrestling show, Monday 'night, th c middleweight champions-nip of the world. In 1933 'he .wrestled the litlo- Slice Like Fir Needles 28 12 -25 1C 23 18 21 n 19 18 Chicago _ Washington Philadelphia ... St.'Louis Northeast Arkansas Pet, •70C .mo .501 .55: .514 lixpci-ls Tliink He'll Hit .350 for Years; Fine Ihrower, Runner nV IIARHV CHAYSON Sports Kdilor, \j.;,t s 0 rvi<-<- NKW YORK-lIlghly publicise umjor Ii-Ejiie rseirlt-i rarely live up to advance notices, but even- IIHi'S Tom Laird, San Frawl.sro sports editor, and other exper'-, siild about Joe DiMngglo Is true. H Is doubtful ir a rreshmnri u-n- caught on In the | )i? s!lnw ('S tirlckly as Hie 21-year-old oiit- llclder of the New York Yankee^ r.iMagdo Is u picture ba'i player. He does everything e.\- cepllonally well. Trained observers predict thnt hell hit .330. Mnj-bc not this fewon. but next and u>en for n oecndc, perhaps. The son of (lie San Francisco fisherman cun't miss. He has- the s ( lfl kc- of a master maccmnn. Only one Yankee can beat the G-fool-2, 195-pound DIMagglo K o- 1ns to first base. He Is ifcn Chap- inan. u fnlr country sprinter. Chnpman rpd Dlivfrggio -[^ve ofl" with thc crnck of thc bat Par! McNecly, coach ot th>Washington Senators and center fielder of that club froi 1M-I Ihrongh '27, and other con: lifient judges call DiMuggio ll> nnpsl thrower they've ever seei The fleetest base miners hav lakcn no liberties vllh DiMaggio Ion? right ami since he tine cut Pete Fox, superlative ba- runner of thc Detroit Timers vh aUcmiited to score the tyhv i-ii In Yankee Siiidiiim, after J th ignited Italian had caught a 11 in deep left field, ''eiis in Throwing Long Bob Meiisel threw a lour ball Ihan DlMn K g| 0 , but wasn accurate. Tris Sneaker ad nuts that he established h throwing reputation while plavin closs In in the days nf the der, mil. A.I Simmons is as accurat u«t not as long as DiMago t'cose Goslin Is a strong-armt sentlcmun. hut lacks control a limes. pwrgc Selkirk is one of th mighty rew current retriever whose distance nnri accuracy u throw-In? can be mentioned In tin same breath 30 .231 eedles rv™i,, y?'^len- °£f;, n tlsls of the museum of Vertebrate Zoology at the University or California have been trying to educate worth,, H. Glover. Earned inilk. Pastime 2. Double play— i). war- died nngton lo wiiltworth. Three base las fir i lilts— C. Bevil, E. Olovcr. H. Glov-! digestible have relied' principally „.. Ail but one of the mice have They thrive belter on Doug- necdlcs which seem more i Newport Paragould •Joncsboro Batesvlllc aln.s W. I,, pet. .12 8 .11 fl .10 10 . 0 11 . 0 14 . . . Base on balls— off D. Wav-| Slrlkco " & - D - W»rrli, 8 - than milk,' It Is snfrt that 77. per cent of all restaurant patrons order coffee with their meals. GOAT-GETTERS - - By Krenx Baseball Results Sniillii-rn I.c.ifiio Night Games: New Orleans 12, Memphis 5 Birmingham at Little Hock Nashville 5. Knoxville 2. Cbuttanoogn 2, Atlanta' I (n innings). Ganske, cf Johns, 3b .... C. Bevll, rf .;..'. Hires, c T. Warrington, p TotaU 27 0 4 18 11 Pastime AB R H PO A Barnes, st ....3 1 i 3 Marshall, c 3 o 1 4 E. Glover, ss ;. 3 H. Glover, 3b ....... 3 Cutchin, rf ..'..... 3 A. Bevil, U 2 Whitworth, lb .. C. Led better, 2b . LasHe, cf ..;.... D. Warrington, p Totals Ark-Mo Power .. Pasjtme . ........... _ Summary: Errors— Terry, Hires, H Glover, E. Glover. Whltworth I , »y<? -COULDN'T? . BALL- •'& fr ... ?! ffMl AND t.cij ty-i SOMEBODY JJK& eftavc.. Only game. Northeast Arkansas Lcaeue Parogould s. U.itesvillc 7 Osceola 5, West Plains 4 gameT* 01 ' 0 '' Newp ° rt 5 <night 25 3 000 000 National League New York 15, Boston 0. Chicago 8, Cincinnati i. Philadelphia 10, Brooklyn St. Louis 0, Pittsburgh 1. TOlt American 1,rai;ui> C " lc " e ° 3 - (T<1 " inn- Today's Games Southern League New Orleans at Memphis N-hvmer K "UZ° ROCk ' Atlanta at Chattanooga. at Chicago that ot Ui n dead-panned youtl Is n stylist at the plate, so mud so that veterans stand lulmh-im l»m m practice as well ns dvin- a game. .You have to go into left-hand hitlers to Hurt any who rescmb'ei the right-handed hitting Ui-Maj gl<>. The lad from the west coas reminds you somewhat, of a right- handed Joe Jackson. Speaker Lefty O'Doul. Thc latter managed DiMaggio In San Francisco in" 1935. by the way. and Joe Credits the formei National League battinj champioi """• teaching him how, lo ge power inlo his swing ant to pull the ball into left Held. No .Waste illation CIMagr>io C ocks his bat and slands perfectly still about a foot frcm thc plate and nt right angles to thc pitcher. His punch nil wrapped into a six-inch arc. He walls until the ball is right, on top of him. hitting i wiiere It is pitched at the last split second. Mcsl superlative right-hand bat- tcis lake loth a long stride nml swing, ir there is a flaw in the DIMiwgio balling technique it r that his stride is a bit too short. This lip lalics directly into the uilch. lie is perfectly at case at the plate, and never off balance ifler he follows through. -- hits the ball savagely ind on n line to nil fields. Rogers Ilornsby said that DiMaggio looked like strictly n fast Mil hitter to him. but the St. Lcnis Browns' pitchers had less success against the prize pe.igrcen han any others. i:'s liucks Office. Too After DiMaggio , singled and scored and Ihen hit a home run of! Echcolboy Rov.c iti Detroit, twice fanned on slow curves with men on bases. It \vtis then that Patty Folhcr- gill. the old Detroit 'flychtissr, echoed Hornsby's ji)di;m>nt. but Jcc McCarthy niui his Yankee aren't worrying about slow curve beinj DiMi'.gJio's weakness. i; (Two they'are. they" won't be "long!' H, „ be pitched slow curves in practic! (Two By Harry Gray son i graduates and a professional team. J Similar gridiron games are being i P'nyed in Ura other large centers jthis autumn, which means so much '.more lass or space for professional j baseball. I Its refusal to let the fans have j n imnd in the pie resulted in the to professional baseball of col- „„ . „, .. j a aseal of uascbnlls blundering bosses have. 1=111115 and columns of free ail I'ftll thn nil ffr... ______ _ i _ . .. I , ;„: j . *«vi, HH given the all-star game back to the rans, but with reservations. The major leagues broke faith with the public and press in previous inler-lcague all-star gnmjs. and they won't bs given an opportunity to do it again in a burrv. Commissioner Lnntiis and presi- tising and an incomputable amount of good will. * * * •Solid Ivory Is Not Confined to Players Just how much of this professional baseball can regain by it= current half-hearted gesture is problematical. dents Harridge and Prick of the American and National Leagues! Certainly, the same newspapers rnnt.min. < n a cny thc customers j which tried to be helpful before one contest in tne | scarcely can b2 expected to steam "•- can call their! »P another of file polls, when the 1 results of previous ones have been thev continue to one day and ieason thai own. They have patrons can • — -~ "- *"L- iii — —-j vmi ut: t.\i,u-tivu tu rusn to members of each of the clubs ballot boxes with votes for favor- are to collide in Uic Boston «<-•', when experience has tau»ht Hive on July 7. Managers them t'nat election is no assurance decided that the! meaningless elect IB of the 21; hardly can b . Surely, the to rush to Bee y . anagers na eecon is no assurance Mickey CocliraiiB and Grimm (:a:n|ihat they will have place? in this to pick five athletes for the ar- ! lineup. ' all-star game was suggested " ray he leads. The short-sighted directors of by the publisher of a b-v e big Icusues evidently consider magazine and thc first'one iii this a great concession on fneir was sponsored by a Chicago to s Sweeps West Plains Series To Go Into Tie For League Lead The Osceola Indians swept, their series with the West Plains elnb Here by winning yesterday, 5 to 4 and went into a tie with the Missouri dub for first place in the Northeast Arkansas league , Tne imji ftns vvon Behind the recently pitching of Hodge „ ,^,, lllv joined the Indians. Williams and L;berk> led the Osecola attack. Th* game was part of Osceola's Centennial celebration. At Jonesboro thc Giants, playing their first game for their new mati- nger, Al Williamson of Hot Springs, defeated thc Newport club. 1 to 5'iian, who hud won over the Grants twice previously, .,was the victim of t\ 1c Giants last night and ' ^ *- iS >"e uuimiig piurli- Why not let thc fans select nil' an djtbor'ale'poll S at 1C coSferib^ I"! 1 '"" but fcl1 '°'«"™n "short" ic ,,i nvn « aml a , e mnnaa( , rs . exucnsr. TI,» ' mn ,,,™.5 I"".?.:! 8 l >' In e t'ne score. the too? And again the bigwigs have managers, expense. Th= managers paid littl» attention to the results of this poll - .. •» — - u'b" *5^ lJilVC tailed to make it mandatory for tne managers to play the "players lamed by the fans. This has been the customers- biggest com plaint aselmll Tolil I'atroiis i Mind Omi tiusiiiess The baseball moguls mad" the concession only because they rc- inzc that perhaps it isn't suc'ii a bad idea to have 125 newspapers nnd other agencies gather 800,000 •otcs. ns was the case when the They paid l=ss attention to n poll that became nation-wide | n 1934 and none al ill last July e * » Aadonal t.onii Wanted to Walli Out on Own Charily Following the g.inio at the Polo Grounds in 1334. National contest was played at the Polo Grounds in 1934. Because the managers paid little or no attention to riie vo ice of th" rade the two prerlous summers newspapers last year were ntercsted _ -~m. III-., IXIILIUlltlJ League wanted to cancel the entire business, and probably would have dons so but for the fact that it would htve been guilty of K-alkin- out on its own charity. Practically all of the net proceeds go to the Association of Professional Ball Players of America Designed to furnish financial credit for the ParagouW though relieved by COO]KI Clampp received victory, Cyclist, 71, Hides Daily WQOMING, In. (UP,_There is nothing like a good bicycle ride to preserve 'health, in the opinion of Henry Johnson. 75. A justice of the peace, Johnson rides his bicycle to work nnd back borne everv dav ram or shine. ' . — " -.....^j.i iUKtllVtlti i'5- sistance to sick and indigent players anil umpires. The games have been grand successes, the three of them play— r didn't care lo butt in wlwrc . , • "- •••vi- with thc result that the ,? as P all baseball wanted from - ..» „ ..invn IIUJII I|^ atrons was what (hey paid nt tile For file past two summers one reat daily has devoted the spice gave lo the nll-stnr baseball gim f 1933 to an early fall rootlnll ncctfng between all-star college its Solid. Ivory ------- .enior loop not conllnocn to the players. Courier News Classing Ads pay. • BUSINESS & POU.TTCAI. LETTERS A SPECIALTY Work neat, cheai) & quick Veterans Service Work ' All Kinds Blank Forms Curtis J. Little Hale Bldg. IJcforc You Buy Any Outboard - Kne thc NEPTUNE 2 H. P. m,r Singlc Cyl. <iPJttJ (Other Sizes to 16 H. P.) HUBBARD TIRE & IJATTERY CO. very definitely bucks office •hlch. with thc Bambino gone' s a great break for the Yanld" nri the American League. until lie gets so used to them that; one will look like thr t -c. tl safely can be said that, Joe- DiMaggio Is. in the big show for qi-ite a nm. While he never may <Twoj hitter or nt the buck's office, "^h" A Complete Line Tubes and Tartj aVBBARD TIKE A WATTSRV CO.' PHONE ft at ;nmes). Chicago gamcsl. Boston at Open (fate. Cleveland Philadelphia WELDING "-ECTRIO & ACETYLENE rito.Mrr SERVICE KEA&OXABLE PRICES Barksdale Mfg. Co. 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