PAGE BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK,). COURIER NEWH ;. WEDNESDAY, - JUNE 3, 1936 Washington Wonder •Terry Charged With $50,000 Error In' Missing Belting Buddy Lewis DV HARRY Gn.WSON Sports Editor! SEA Service | NEW YORK, May 30—William Harold Terry ma\ search n long time before lie stumbles across another such able replacement for •tlie aging Travis' Jackson ns John Kelly Lewis, Jr. Tire manager of the New York] Giants now realizes this, which Is ' \vhy he delivers himself one swltl kick in the trousers : practically every time he looks p nl n Wiishlns- ' ton box scorch for— Bill Terry Is charged u'ilh n $50,000 error 111 refusing John Kelly Lewis, Jr.. 18-year-old star ol the Senators, SlOflO for .stgii- IIIR n Glimt contract. In 1933. .. Buddy Lewis, one of tlie few. products of American Legion tour-' nnmenls to appear in the major, leagues which sponsor them, spent Ux weeks with Ihc GlnnLs In the fall of 19'J3. At. the end of Unit time, Terry expressed the opinion that the lC-yew-o!d stripling 1 couldn't, play bull. j Ixwls needed financial n-sslslancc to enter Wake Forest College hi his native North Carolina, and sought It from the Giants with the understanding that he would jcln them upon Biiuluntlon. The help was not forthcoming, so as bright n ' prospect as Bill Terry over again can hope 16 sec left the Polo Qroumis. Cubs Offered $50,000 for l.c'vls Lewis returned to Qastonta, where he caught the eye of Norman <Kid> EllK-rflcld. The old hificldcr recommended the lull yoiilh with apple checks to his old friend Joe Engel, president of the Chattanooga club -mid one- man scouting system of the Senators. Lewis reported to the 1 Txx>konls In the fall of 1034 and really went lo town last season, when he bat- led .303, mnklng 110 hits. Including 40 doubles, 11 triples, and nine home runs. He drove In 85 runs and scored 91 himself/ .The Chicago Cubs offered $50,000 Insl autumn, but he'went to Washington 'nnd there he is today among American League larruping leaders with .365 and right «| there with Charley Gehrlngcr, Bll Dickey, and Lou Gehrlg hi lota lilts. ' Bucks' 'Harris staked his rcnutn tlon as an iissaycr of ivory 01 Lett is 1 this spring. Seldom has 1 ' big league director felt so poslllv 'about the success of u' compam lively raw recruit. .' . . • "Lewis Is one .of the uest-looklug youngsters' I've ever seen, as cold na ice, and wllh a lol more power than 'one would suspect was In his rather [vail, appearing frame." reiterates Harris. Lewis Is a surprisingly well polished inflcldcr for one so young In addition to. being i> natural left-handed hitter'Who smacks the ' luiiron a line nnd for distance. Griffith rrtzc llarenl" Himtrr Lewis! now bracketed with Joe DlMagsld ns the No. 1 recruit of the'year, Is Jusl another of Clark Griffith's bargains. Walter Johnson cost the Washington club $400. Joe Judge was tossed into n deal that brought Charley Jamlcson. Griffith look Sam Rice from the Petersburg, Va., club in settlement ot n bad debt ol $300. Cecil Travis was plucked out. of an Augusta baseball school foi $200. The school was conducted by'the same Kid Elberfield who put the finger on Lewis. Bucky Harris cost. Washington S25MO, Osstc Bluege $3000, Goose Goslin $5000, and Stanley Covele- skle..who helped the Nats to tueir 1925 pennant with 22 victories, was acquired as a free agent. But the biggest bargain of all was Joe Cronin, whom Joe Eugel bought In a Kansas City brewery for $7500. Griffith had Crouiii throughout his seven best years, and then sold him to the Boston Red Sox for $250,000 .and Lvn Lnry. • Griffith has been lucky, of course, but there is no gelling a\yay from the fact Hint the Old Fox and his agents know a Buddj Lewis when they see one. SIS MEET Meet for Second Time I his Season; Builders Face R. I). Hughes By J. P. Fill END With seven games out, of tile way, tlic Blytheville Commercial Softball Ix-aguc enters the second division of it's twenty-one came schedule, tonight, under the Mazdas nt Haley Meld. The double-header will j>lt n. D. Hughes co. and East Arkansas Builders in the initial game, will: noblnson Drug nnd Ark-Mo Power clashing for the second time in tl nightcap, Umplre-In-Clilcf Hsrbet Ill-owning will get activities under way at 8 pin, With the exception of H. D Ilugtics and East Arkansas, air of tlie eight teams have played each other once. The Clothiers and Builders were rained out in their first attempt, Robinson nnd the pa- moiis Store arc tied for I'he league lend with six victories and one defeat, incidentally, both were \Knl- en the same week. Pastime liilliard Parlor crashed the Druggists, 5-2 Monday, May 25. Two days later they gave vent to theii- feelings by drubbing Joe Applcbauni ct. nl. r 51 lo u. with a former Famous man- ] uger, Marshall lllackard, wielding I'ne. whitewash brush. Pastime is In third place with five wins nnd a .pair of setbacks, Taylor, who have added defensive strength uiid punch to the title contenders. Tommy Warrlngton, younger brother of "Rooster" and ban, has replaced Eddie Sallba on tlie mound for Ark-Mo. Harmon 'Iliylor also has Bill Chcalhain at fiist base. Bill, u Detrolter, has fielded well hut has not located his halting eye yut. in nn ellort to •nap his Lumberjacks out gf their osing ways, Bilbo Gilbert has been trying various combinations. John Kmotherman, catcher. Is the latest addition. Bob Grimes lost, two important cogs In his smooth working machine u'nen Toimnlc Burns, one of the league's leading hitters, and Young, catcher, were unable lo come down for the games. However, n may be that they will be able to return lo the team later As a result of this loss Bob has been forced to break into his in- flold, shifting Bike Phillips from third to behind the bat nnd adding Jackson and Crook, outfielders. er, and a manager. It Is likely that the girls' officials will follow a simitar plan. Early Maxwell. si»rls promotion rinnager of t'he Commercial Appeal, lias assured league leaders here that "flash" Stalnbrook, who hurled against a select team last year, and "Smoke" Trlplctt, rated even better than the elongated star, will work In the game for t'ne Bottlers. Southern League W. L. Atlanta 32 13 xNnEhvlllc 30 19 West Plains Beats Lowly Batesville Club; Jonesboro Takes Paragould The Batesville celtaiiles were easy victims of the first place West Plains club of ihc North, east Arkansas league yesterday, losing 10 to 1. Pavllge, West Plains hurler, limited the Batesvlllc club to six scattered hits while his mates gathered 12 off two Batesvilte hurlers. Plan Three Games Here On June 12 Three all-star teams, one selected from Hie Commercial Softball league and two from the Girls' Softball League, will participate in the triple-deader attraction Friday night, June 12, when the Commercial Appeal chimiplons, the Coco Coca UoUlers, appear here. xChaltanooga xLlltlc Rock xBhmingham xNcw Orleans xMemphts Knoxville ... x—Night game 23 20 24 21 2<1 24 19 25 IB 28 H 34 Pet .711 .012 ,535| Osecola beat Ncwpoivj Cardin- 533'als, 10 to C, at Newport. The In- .500 " .438 .391 Today's Games Southern League Birmingham at Memphis. New Orleans nt Little Hock. Nashville at Chattanooga. Atlanta at Knoxville. National league New York at Chicago. Brooklyn nt St. Louis. Boston at Pittsburgh. Philadelphia at Cincinnati, American League Detroit at Philadelphia. Chicago at New York. Cleveland at Boston. St. Louis at Washington. Northeast Arkansas leagu Batrsvllle at West Plains. Osceola at Newport. Jonesboro at Paragould. National St. Louis .. New York . 'illsburgh rhicago — Cincinnati . Boston Brooklyn ... Philadelphia Buddy Lewis..,a hot kid at the hoi corner. Umpire Quits Football ' CHICAGO, May 3.—Cal Ilub- aixl, new American League nin- »ire, has null professional foot- ball. Tlie Green Buy lineman fears that _ _ The two girls teams will oppose ami a game ahcad'of Ark-Mo Pow- cncn °l' ne r In the first of the three "' " ' East Arkansas ' Builders lupply and R. D. Hughes Co. •whose game was rained out the opening night of the season, will get that contest out of the way Immediately afterward. ' The Coca Colas will oppose I'ne Commercial Packers' accj an injury i er. MeMutlln's Cash Grocers head : B amc; the second division, having bagged three verdicts and lost 4, R. D. Hughes lias won a pair niul dropped a quartet. Phillips Motor Co., formerly Lions Club, defeated East Arkansas for o single win as compared to six reverses. The Builders' arc entrenched In the cellar wllh half a dozen beatings. I.eajjutt W. L. 28 14 25 11 22 20 ......2020 20 2.1 20 24 18 20 18 27 There is one general to every u'ians were beliino during most soldiers in tlie Mexican army. 1 ol the • game bin; rallied briskly" — In the lust three' innings to snatch .292, victory. The Jonesboro Giants took the Paragoutd Rebels'into camp, 14 lo 0, at Paraupnld. The Jonesboro batters pounded out a total of )b hits off two Paragoulci hurlers, Including three home runs. 123 Pet. .007 .595 .524 .500 .4G5 .455 .409 .400 Football play«rs . in 24 colleges were lielpcd bv federal relief last fall.' Before You Buy Any Outboard - See the NEPTUNE 2 H. r. Single Cyl. 'i? (Other Sires to 10 H. P.) HUHBAKb TIRE & HATTKHY CO. Ncw York Boston Cleveland . Detroit ... Washington Chicago ... Philadelphia St. Louis . American League W. L. ..31 13 ..27 18 ..24 18 ..2t 21 ..23 22 .20 21 Softball League linnl encounter. 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