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PAGE SIX' BLYTHEVIU.E. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Morgan Taking Up Slack in Yanks' Mound Staff TUESDAY, AUGUIT T, 1951 21-Year-Old Rookie Blanks Nats 4-0 for 8th Straight Win; Chisox Pound Tigers Br JOB RKX'HI.r.'R AfcciM-iatrri PreM Spori< \Vrller The N'ew York Yankees appear (o have pome up with .. worthy replacement for 21-year-old Eddie Ford. He is ?1- year-old Torn Morgan. One of (he reasons critics were predicting Die fall of the Yankee empire last spring was hecanso of Ford's call to the armed forces. "Whore will the Yankees gel a <r —_ replacement for Ford?" (hr>y sskrd. "Who among Casey .SIcilRcrs newcomers is jroinir to win I hose nine parries that Ford cooped after the Fourth of July?" Early hopes Hint Morgan mlgh 8 W iC . „ .» MtvJ Tom Morgan do it faded when the yniiiin rlsnt- tander was shipped to Kansas "ity last May af- er losing his first start. But M o r K a n came >ack alter a month of seasoning and wasted no time filling Ford's shoes. Stengel started him a ca 1 n sI Washington on June 28 and he responded by shutting out the Senators, 3-0. Since Ihen he has racked up seven more triumphs without i defeat, His eighth straight came last night, a 4-0 whitewash Job against the same Senators. It was his third shutout. He won a 1-0 hurling duel from Ned Garver of St. Louis on July 20 Full Oame l^ad The victory stretched the Yankees' first-place American League lead over second-place Cleveland to one full game and over third-place Boston to Jour games. Both Cleveland and Boston were Idle. In the only other big league ac- llvity, Chicago's fourth-place White Sox whipped the Tigers In Detroit, ItJ-1. First baseman Eddie Robin- eon cracked two home runs, a double and single to lead the Sox attack while righthander Joe Dobson •topped th* Timers with five hits for his'seventh win. Morgan surrendered only five hlU, all single,. Tb« Senalnrs Itaged scoring threat* only in the firsthand eighth Innlngi. ' Gil Coan and Mickey Vernon singled in between outs in the first but Sam Mele struck out to end th« inning, pete Runnels singled an* Ca*s Michaels walked to open the eighth but Morgan re- Hrwl the next three batters. McDougald Homer* Oil McDougald, another Yankee iwekle, locotmted for the first two runt off former Yank righthander Don Johnson, with his ninth home run to score Yogi Bern. In front « him. McDougald droye In the third run with « long fly and Oene Woodltng's triple followed by Bobby Brown'n sinRls closed out the •coring In the seventh. The White Sox swatted loser Hal Whit* and two reliefers tor 16 hits to remain seven games behind the Yankee*. It H-BJ Dabson's first victory since the nil-star game July 10. Joe Ginsberg's eighth home run U) the sixth was the only run scored • off the 34-year-old slabstcr. A crowd of 44,344 MW utility In- Jlelder Merrill Combs hit a two- run homer in the ninth to give the Indians » 5-3 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers In an exhibition game In Cleveland. New York . Cleveland . Baslon . .. Chicago . Detroit . , Washington Philadelphia 81, Louis . AMERICAN LKAtillK W I. I'd. ..65 38 631 .. 64 M .621 . 61 SS . 4B , 45 30 32 33 42 71 .552 .5B2 .475 .437 .371 311 Brooklyn . New York . Philadelphia Boston . .. St. Louis . Cincinnati . Chicago . , Pittsburgh . NATIONAL I.K,\(H1K W I, I'd, 66 .15 .6.13 5!) 47 .557 OFF WAIKIKI—Yachts Ihal look part in th<r Honolulu.tn-Kauaj race ririe off'W.iikiki and Diamond Hl-ad before, idling sail for Nnwiliwili. The run to Kauai follows the Trans-Pacific number in which The L'Apache was first across Ihe finish line. (NEA) . 53 . 48 , 47 47 43 41 .510 .405 .-ISO .465 .443 .402 17 IT..; 19. 31' SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W I. Pel. G.B 71 44 617 — 67 SO UMt Rock Birmingham Mobile . .. Memphis . Nashville . Atlanta . ,. Chattanoops New Orleau.s . 62 . 61 . 56 , 53 . 4B . 48 .521 .479 .4B1 .414 .401 5 10 11 16 IS 21' 24 '< Hope's 'Sailer' Pitch was a Lulu In 'Out-of-This-World Series' Tilt Hy fiENE HAMIKIIAKKR HOLLYWOOD. A,, K . 7. ,/,-,- H,,b Hop, pitched , mean curve b. '' ~* '""" "* """' *"* ll-it M | k d do™ on parachute. Mo ; or League Leaders By The Associated PreM AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting ibased on 250 times at batj—Mino.so, Chicago. .348; Fain Philadelphia. .334. Huns—Mlnoso. Chicago, 87; Williams, Boston, 82. Rum baited In—Williams. Boston, 94: Robinson. Chicago. 88. Hit,s -. DiMagglo. Boston, 137; Mlnoso and F'ox. Chicago. 129. Doubles—Noren, Washington. 31; DiMaggio, Boston, 26. Triples—Minoso. Chicago. 13. Fox. Chicago and Coan, Washington, 8. Home runs—Zernial, Philadelphia, 24: Williams. Boston. 22. .Stolen bases—B'isby, Chicago 20- Mino.so. Chicago. 18. Pitching ibased on seven decisions!—Morgan. New York. 8-1. .889: Feller. Cleveland. 17-4, .810. Strikeouts — Itaschl. N'.-»- York, 114; McDermolt. Boston. 10S .NATIONAL J.KAfJUE Batting—Musial. SI, Louis. .310; Ashbilrn, Philadelphia. -157. Run* — Kiner. Pittsburgh, 89: Hodges, Brooklyn, 88. Runs baited in—Imu. New York, 79: Kiner. Pittsburgh, 78. Hits—Aislihurn, Philadelphia, 156- Dark. New York. 139. Doubles — Dark. New York and B-'i. PiUsbm-eh. 26. >!"• — MnsiTl. St. Louis. .9: B '!. Pittsburgh, 8. Home runs — Kiner. Pittsburgh a I'd Hortp^.s. Brooklyn. 31. -Stolon ba^r-s — Jethroe . Boston, 21: Ashhurn, PMlidelphia. 20. Pitching — li:ie, Brooklyn. 15-2, .833; Brechern. St. Louis. 1-1. .178. Strikeouts— Newcomhe, Brooklvn, 10D; Spahn, Boston. 102. Country Club Golf Qualifying Started Qualifying Country Club up week. play lo determine the 1951 BlythevilU f championship is to begin in earnest UiU ^^ YESTERItAV'S RKSUI.TS National League No games scheduled. American !,<Mjrne New York ^. Washington 0 Chicago 10. Detroit 1 (Only Rumps played) Soulhern Association New Orleans 8, Birmingham « Little, Rock 6, Memphis 1 Mobile B, Nashville 5 (Only games scheduled] TODAY'S National League New York at Brooklyn nlehl Boston at Philadelphia ("2 I night) Cincinnati at Chicago Pittsburgh at St. I/>uU ,ij s i,t Amerlran l.eagiir Chicago at Detroit St. touts a| Cleveland night, Philadelphia at Boston night (Only games scheduled) Southern A**orUtinn Night Games Memphis at Little Roclt Mobile at Atlanla Nr.w Orleans at Birmingham Chattanooga at Nashville Clean D t i The idea that hoi?s are filthy In their habit.s if untrue. They will stuff themselves with food (he nay other animals and humans some-1 rrL'VJl 1 ,' an » ^7 v £** 1r ' tn lhc C001 °" d r mud because It helps them lo J<eep their skins. Wolcott to Fight Exhibition Bout HUNTINGTON, W.Va.. Aug. 7. <,T-, — Heavyweight champion Jrrsey Joe Walcott Is scheduled to fight an exhibition match in radio here Aug. 27. Promoter Dick Deutseh, u-ho made the announcement yesterday, said an opponent has not yet been named. A spokesman estimated a capaci-* l..v-pl<is crowd of 11,009 p.iirt tjaarci; we a star It-am called "The] , Hoh Hopefulj" play (Gary) Coop-1 I nr's "CuMhrorils" Proceeds go to] youth welfare activilirw. The score? "O. crlmlny. i don't tnow," croaked Andy Devine. the game's ponrlerous umpire, when the thing was ever. He and co-umpire "Cuddles" Sakfill were pushed onto the field in wheelchairs. Danny Thomas was master ot ceremonies. Cooper arrived on the ( Oillmore Field diamond in a Iriiioc- | topped surrey wllh Marilyn Maxwell. Dorothy Lamour and Ml.ss Russell. These were among the "lint girls." arreslincly clad In shorts, who later got inlo the paine. Others included Dorothy Maloue, Gale Bobbins, and Mona Freeman. Hope stepped out ol an Imitation money truck onto a red carpet spread by an aide. Three bat girls salaamed. The aide, announcer Hy Avrrbnck, In white tie and tails, caught the balls Itunwn by catcher Frank Faylen and handed them lo pitcher Hope. An elczant player, in short shorts and snood ike cape, Hope hail a stamlln do his base running. Acro- bal Pal Morun Hip-Hopped safely onto home base while Hope strolled gracefully in his wake. Lionel..'.Hampton's baud paraded around-the'bases, blaring out. "lly- hrmr"' \vhcn Hamplon socked a homer, nal girl Hatlie McDanlel wore hlue pedal pushers and loud sorks. Roy Rocers rode his horse Trie- gr-r around the diamond. At one micial point Hope called a huddle ol his players. It turned out in be « «"P game, and Umpire Devine center | broke it up with a bland shot Irom his .45 pistol. The "Hopefuls" included Pat O'Brien. Scott Brady, Howard Duff, orchestra leader LCS Brown, and singer Harry Babbitt. Among Cooper's "011111110315" were Frank Love- Joy, Mickey Rooney. Gordon Mac- Rne. Dcu Taylor. Rod Cameron, and Steve Broriie. Pacemakers Win in NEA Tourney at Paragould Burnett Hudson's Pacemakers won their first game in the Northeast Arkansas Inritntiminl softball tournament, at Paragould last night by defeating itolanrt Motors of ParagouM It-6. » Play in the tournament started (last night, wit.i two "ames. In the 1 other (he .lonesboro Frolics downed Pocahonlas Dairy 8-1. .lack Whittle hurled for I IIP Pacemaker'! and teamed with Billy Meharg lo lead the Blythevllle team in hitting. Meharg and Whittle each got three hits, charbs (Ruffi Lutes and Bill Rounsavall homered for the facemakc-rs . Blytheville's other entry In the tournament. Ark-Mo Power, is scheduled to piny tonight meeting Pocahontas Dairy at o p.m. The Pacemakers will not see action again until-.tomorrow night when they meet the winner of tonight's Piggott-Walnut Ridge contest. A total of 12 teams are entered In the tournament which is an Moose Club Beats Ghevies Last Inning Rally Brings 13-11 Victory The Moose Cli.b. aided by home runs by Jack Rawlings and Eddie Saliba. pushed across five run.s in the seventh inning lo down league champion Sullivan-Nelson 13-11 in a Bay Window League tilt at Little Park yesterday afternoon. Trailing by three runs going into the seventh the Moose club tied the score on Rawlings' second hom- Veec': Decided On New Pilot But Browns' Boss Won't Identify Him PIN'CKNEYVILLE. 111.. Alls. 7 'P;— Bill Veeck says he's decided on Ihe new manager for his St. Louis Browns. He told this much and no more tn a crowd on Perry County's courthouse 1.1 wn last ni'-'ht. A fan had popped the question. With some fans expecting the answer. Veeck added only that the I Brown's next manager now j- , "sa-nfully employed" with another icareb-ll club. He didn't say \vh?- jthcr the m?n now plays, manages or does both. It's custom for a club (o release a man If he cm nell.?r himself but, raid Veeck. this club evidently doesn't consider the managership of the Browns a better iob. Veeck has been .stumping Southern Illinois th? past week. Travelers Whip Memphis 6 to 2 Hot Rocks Rock Up Eighth Straight Win And Stretch Lead By The Associated Press If the Little Rock Travelers win iheir Itrst Southern Association pennant. Ihls season since Willis Hudlin look them to the champion- sliip in 1942, it may well be that they can look back to a happy stretch In early August and say. •that did it," Last night I-ittle Rock whipped Memphis. 6-2, for Us eighth victory in a row. In nine games plciyccl this month the Travelers have won cteht. The victory over Memphis was well timed becaus.' second place Birmingham lost'to last place .New Orleans. 8-6, Little nock's lead over Binnlng- hom moved to live games. The Travelers have only 39 games to go. Mobile look t'lirri place from Memphis by defeating Nashville. 6-5. Atlanta and Chattanooga had night off. Dick Littlefir-lrt and Dick Duffy gale Little Rock only five hits. But those hits, two walks, three Memphis errors and a triple steal won thf game for the Travelers. Littlefield's extra long witidup in the third brought on the triple steal by Johnny Grice. Hal Simpion and Doc JDailgbrrly. "* Th" gol/cra havj only unlll Sunday night to post 18-hole qualifying scores. A scant hilf-doien quill- fled over the weekend, club pro Earl Baker said today. Looming as * big pre-touriiament favorite U Johnny Buzick, MonetUfry lluksman who now owna a membership In [|,e Blythevllle club. Busiclt ha» pulled down some of Ihe state's top golf trophies and ll one of Arkansas' best amalcurj. With Butlck »nd Wllson'i Bill Jo* Demon in the tournament, chances are excellent that the, trophy again will be liken by an out- of-town player. rred Smith of Osceola wu lait year's champion. City Softball Standings COMMERCIAL Li:Ali(JE Leather Pullers . Dirty Sox Money Changers Juveniles . ...... Roughnecks . ... Painters . .. '. of the game with two aboard. Sallba banged his round tripper Immediately after to provide what, proved to be the winning run but still another run was scored before Ihe side retired. In the. last half of Ihe seventh the Chevies were turned down in order. George Clark pitched for the vic- tcrs and Reed Scott for the losers. Both pitchers gave up 15 hit-s. This alternoon Ark-Mo and 61 Implement Company were scheduled to play. The league's season ends Wednesday, mates i annual affair at Paragonld. ,.„.,.„! Paragould has three teams entered, Blylheville, Pocahontas ami .lonesboro two each, and Newport Mann Wants Congress to Study Transcripts of Durocher Hearing By GAVI.K TAI.HOT Dog't Cost, Dead, Alive BRIDGETOWN. N. S. <ff>i—Appointing a regular pound-keeper, council here set a rate of $5 [or each unlicensed dog picked up. plus 25 cenU a day board (or each animal and 5n cents for each doer destroyed on an order from the police chief. , n ewpor Walnut Ridge and Piggott one each. Birmingham, Boston Continue Agreement BIRMINGHAM. Aug. 7. tin — The locally owned Birmingham Baroas and the Boston Red Sox will continue their working agreement through the I9S2 season. Signing of the understanding by representatives of. both clubs yesterday laid to rest rumors that (he Red Six were ?oir, R lo rrplare the Baron* with Shrcvcport of the Texas Leacui!. Forty Wins 4-H Meet Forty mid Eight copped the championship of the North Mississippi County softball tournament Saturday at Walker Park by trouncing Lone Oak 12-3. Promised Land 5-2. and Black-water 9-3. .lames, ol Forty and Eight, was Ihe leading pitcher of the i tournament with two wins. Larry Cassidy swapped his first base position for the pitching n™md as Fort. Right beat Promised Land. To gain Ihe finals along with Forty and Eight. Blackwater beat the strong Lost Cane outfit 7-4. Leading hitter of the tournament was Larry Cassidy of Forty and EiTht with five singles in ten times at bat, Charles Storey of Lone Onk had three singles In four tries in Ihe only game he played. W 16 14 . 12 9 6 1 L S 8 3 10 11 U .600 .474 .353 .067 BAY WINDOW Li'AGUE Sullivan-Nelson American United fil Impl'jment Mnof- Club Meads Ark-Mo W 11 I! 7 L 4 K 7 8 10 Yanks Search For New Coach Greasy Neale May Get Strader's Job NEW YORK. Aug. 7. fAPl-Th, New York football Yanks wei« fcom-ing the country (or a coach today—and reports were that they wouldn't have to look far Oreasv Neale. deposed last February by. the Philadelohla Ragles, has the inside track for the Job Neale could not b? contacted immediately and owner Ted Col|->,. merely indicated that he would have to find someone fast. That much •« understandable. The Yanks started'!! training at Ripon. Wis.. last Friday" and the players still have-not seen a head coach. Until yesterday. Red Stradcr had the job. He said he was fired. Collins saH he was "completely shocked" at Stradcr's action, maintain, ing Red was not fired. Baseball Fan Dies In El Dorado Park EL DORADO. Ark.. Au<r. 1. IJFi— W. B. IBill) Watklns, 85-year-old retired employe of the Standard Oil Co.. died at the b?sebill park here last night. \Vatkms was stricken by a heart attack in the fourth inning of a Cctton states League game between El Dorado and Pine Bluff. Survivors include .his widow, two sons and 'a daughter. Australia's first cabinet w headed • by Sir Edmund Barton- .429 Livestock Sweet crram buttermilk, dairy industry by-product that has gone to fc?d livestock in the past, "nrr.v can be made into ice crer.m. Experts say II is creamier and more (lavor- j ful than ice cream made with skim I milk. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111., All!?. 7. l/Pt—tUSDA)—Hogs 13.:00: 180 Ibs up mostly 10 lo 25 lower; 170 lbs down steady (o 25 lc,w?r; bulk to choice 180-230 lbs 23.23-40: top [ 23.50 for few leads chr'ce under 220 •Ibs; 240-270 Ibs 22.5n-23.10; heavier weights, scarre; odd lots 270-300 lbs 21,50-22.511; load 387 lbs 2':50- 151170 Ibs 21.50-22.75: largely 22.50 ' down; 120-140 lbs 18.73-21.00- 100110 lbs 16.75-18.25; sows ViO lbs down 19.50-20.25; heavier rows mostly 1750-19.25; stags 13.03-15.50; boars iO.50-13.50. Cattle 4000; calve.s 1800; few loads of average and high choice steers 35.25-36.50; few prime yerrling steers held above 37.0fl : commercial steers and heifers around 27.0030.00: utility and commercial ccws 23.CO-2750; canners and cutters 17.00-22.50. About 31.000.000 bushels of pears will be produced In the U.S. in 1951. • ' rr>S *""••" a " >•""• "nhdonl. "' *"*''' '" VVath " 18Um raay - vct '"™ int " «" extremely in-cre.sH,,, and lively ha, i h h production Arthur has appointed himself a one-man commn.lre lo persuade Ihr house irupnvy tr, rtlc „,, Ha r nov ri hn ™ t "™ III " nWMbIe s " si ™ 5 »' Sarasola and 51. Pe,cr,bur B iu ,,17 which resulted ,„ Co Happy Chaildle, slapping a one-year suspension on Manager I.eo Durorher of (he Dodccrs ,,, r tr ,.,. ri! E "^ ", rf<I "" t thal "">' ask some talkim- 'back Chandler to produce the transcripts i himself Glided * ls< \ has •'"™ 1 Kly recom-i Durochr-r. some may recall had durum? th h V 1brmi . rai »™ ™n-! accused Larry MafPhail. Ihrn pir ,. tlon "he «x-^ommi"'r, " """"! " l0 "' °' "^ Yanli<1 "- o! »""•»":'* ha^hJu h'.il^v' We ' r<l chaplcr ln 'Ws eurst.s at. an exhibition .same In 'Havana. It was that, presumably, make, for which I.eo was on trial Mann 'he; insists (hat all the evidence addur- anrt- tended lo prove that the (wo mo n If rich of Ihe inimp-, Perhaps the most sensational i him. and did i charge made by Mnnn Is that! to Chandler, i Chandler was Influenced in his de- i ci'ion against Durochrr by a letter' from a very important " man Ini Wiishinelon whose demands cnuld nnt. be Ignored. Mann says that ' Chandler shower! the Inter toj Rickey and Waller O'Mallcy. then 1 acting head of Ihr Dndcers. t down In w h »-orrt W . a 'f word picture of Irr urtministpred his own brand ... ,.i,hn if.wrr-. in fact, slllinc in one ol » r vi,.™:; "r^n''^™ 1 viis"" """jr^:,;^ vw ^ chanced to dislike. I, cost Duro^r PPrhaps "^^^ , ,„, „, ,„ „ - <** ft "islory and ot no partirubr Hnwevrr. K Fate Catches Cyclist HANVER. Ont .J\ Alec Coopei. rtll-vrar-olri cvrhue en'huiast. rr.- cfivcd head Iniiuic. when he was t-lown to thf prurrnr-nt after oi = trnusrr-lee cnucht in a wheel of his bicycle. posed commissioner In much esterm.' «nd he would like to see the Congressmen do a job on him. Also, and perhaps not incidental-i ly. Arthur has written a book en-' titled "Baseball Confidential." which already has appeared serially in a number of newspapers and Is due 'o hit the stands between hard covers Just B month from new. In his bor.k. Mann gives a eraphic nrrnimt of what, look place at tho«e two hearings in Florida. He attended them as Rickey's executive, as-j cf Ihe fierce sentence plasterer! on D'lrocher. Incidentally. Mann ci^ptn't try ; 0 pin any wines on I eo. He knows the cuy But he simply says that this was one lime \vhrre thr- danriv uttlr manager eot the worst of it. He siv» thai the transcripts will support'ev- erything he has written—If Chandler will produce Ihnn He says that Chandler nut n- , clear sky. a^ked Rirkr-y. rally in Hir> coing. how niurh II would h'lrl thr l)'-ri^rrs if h«* should thron l rn nut LAWN MOWER & Washing Machine Repair Service t-or prompt service anrt esperi wnrk. alwavs Call 6738 Herbert Graham 7^1 .lamison PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE 86"? O= Yoar Dial M'cdncsda.v, Antfiisl 8, l!)51 MOKMNfi 5:l.S— Musical Roundup 6:0tt—News 6:05—Farm Fair 6:15—Musical Roundup 6:30- -Gospel Gems 7:00—News T:0.>--\'awnln' In Mawnln' »:CO -News 8:15—Bine Sines .8:30 KOSF. 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