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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY AUGUST 8, 1951 ' Indians Close In on Yankees With 5-1 Win Over Browns New York . . Cleveland , . Boston Chicago . Detroit Washington . Philadelphia . St. Louis . ... AMKKICAN I.KAGUE W I, Pel. ..65 38 .. C5 39 ,.61 43 ..GO 46 .631 .625 .581 .566 .471 .437 .377 .308 Red Sox Bow to A's 7-4; Phils Beat Boston Twice By RALPH KODEN Associated Press Sportfi Writer Tito Cleveland Indians, favonleK in many <|uarleis to I end Ihe two year reign of the New York Yankees as Ameri- I can League champions, are netiring the make or break phase of the nuniianl nice. NATIONAL LK\GUK VV I. 1'rl. Brooklyn 86 New York .. Philadelphia Mlisial Boston . Cincinnati . Chicago . .. Pittsburgh . 35 59 47 55 51 48 51 43 53 .053 .557 519 .485 .415 .481 .449 .398 33 V, G.B. 1C 19'-.. 2<Hi 20 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION VV I. I'd. G.ll Little- Rock . . 11 45 .612 Birmingham . ..67 50 .573 Mobile 03 55 .534 Memphis 62 56 .525 Nashville 51 C! .483 Atlanta 53 53 .457 ChaUanooRa . ..48 69 .410 New Orleans . .. 48 70 .407 VESTKRHAY'S KESIU.TS National I.f.iguc Chicago 4. Cincinnati 1 Philadelphia 3-1. Boston 1-0 (Second gnme 15 Innings) St. Louis 16, Pittsburgh T New York at Brooklyn rnln American League Chicago 2, Detroit. 1 (13 Innings) Cleveland 5, St. Louis 1 Philadelphia 1, Boston 4 Only games scheduled Southern Association Mobile 7, Atlanta 3 Memphis 4, Little Rock 5 Nashville 15. Chaltanoofa li New Orleans at Birmingham post poned following their current brief home stand, the Indians embark on a fill or I roati trip and then return home AUK. 20 for nn 18 game stay dial in all probability will decide their fate. The liulians. trailing the pace- seUlnif Yankees by a half game I3,', J today, must clean up on their long ,,' oine stand. It provides the Indians •Ith Ihctr best opportunity lo take ojimumd of the race for upon Us cmplellon they take, off on a 10- ame swing that includes stops In very American League ball park, 'cnnants seldom are won on the end. Observers believe that if Hie In- lans can leave their home lot with fairly comfortable lead they will « hard to overtake. Mike Garcia, husky righthander, pitched the Indians to within a lalf game of the Yanks last night he truncd back the St. Louis Browns, 5-1, on a neat four-hitter. The Yanks were idle. In olher \mcrican League games the third ilace Boston Red Sox bowed, 1-4, the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago White Sox nipped the Detroit Tigers, 2-1, in 13 Innings. The Red Sox now trail by 4!'j games and the White Sox by OV-i. I'lills Win Two Tn the National League, the Phll- 4!i 9 10 15 18 23!: 24 TODAY'S OAMF.fl National {.eague new-York at Brooklyn <2) Cincinnati ftt Chicago '.21 Boston at Philadelphia night Pittsburgh at St. Louis night American l.ciii;fie Washington at New York Philadelphia nt Bostou St. Louis at Cleveland Chicago at Detroit Southern Association Night Games Memphis at Lllile Rock Mobile nt Atlanta Neu* Orleans at Bir/tihighnm Chattanooga at Nashville adelphia Phillies took a twi-night donblchcader from the Bostor liravcs. 3-1, and 1-0 In 15 innings the Chicago Cubs downed the Cln- cinnnli Reds, 4-1, and the St. Louis Cardinals swamped the piltsburgl Pirates, 1G-7. The New York Qlants and Brooklyn Dodgers were rained out. Garcia blanked the Browns two scratch hits until the ninth when lie lost hlji .shutout. Gnrcln helped his own cause with a thrci run liomer In the sixth. The victor; was his 15lh, the most he has ever won In the majors. The A's came from behind to heat the Red Sox. They .scored twice in (lie sixth on triples by Elmer Vslo. lank Mujeskl nnd a single by Waly Moses to take a 5-4 lead. The A'S deled single runs In trie elelilh and iliilh to clinch It. Dob Hooper went he distance for the winners. Bobby Doerr drove En all of Boston's runs w'llli a pair of doubles. Rookie Jim flnsljy singled home Eil Robinson from second base with Chicago's winning run In the 13tli it Detroit. Robinson homered for he other Chicago run In the second. Billy fierce went all the way or. Chicago to post Ms lllh vlc- ory. Ted dray started for Detroit •Hid was relieved In the 13lh by Bob 'Jain who was charged with the loss. Rnbcrlg Wins isih Robin Roberts posted his 15th victory for the Phils In the opener against Boston. He allowed the Braves five hits, nick Sislcr singled norne Richie Ashbnrn from second base with two out with the Phils' winning run In the 15th Inning of the nightcap. Russ Meyer hurled the first ten Innings for the Phils and Ken Hetnt/clmHn the final five. Johnny Sain, Bob Chlpman and Warren Spabn dlvidc'd Ihe Itoston pitching with Spnhn the loser. Big Bob Rush checked the Herts on four hits at Chicago..The Cubs tucked It away with three runs In the first Inning off Willie Rnmsdel! Hunk Saner featured the rally with a two-run homer. The Cards pounded six Pirate pitchers for 21 hits with Peanuts Ix>wrey lending the attack with five safeties. The Curtis scored sever runs In the first Inning and added five more in the third to sew It up Chicks Book Dierks on Grid Slate for Game Here Oct. 12 Coach Russell Mosley yesterday announced the addition of an eighth team to the Bly. iheville High School Chicks' 1951 football schedule. Coach Mosley announced their igning of a one-year contract with Dierks. The game will be played icre on Oct. 12. City Softball Standings COMMERCIAL LEAGUE \V L . 11 a . H a . 12 » . 0 Leather Puller* Dirty Sox . . Money Changer Juveniles Roughnecks . Painters 10 II 14 Pet. .173 ,6:jB .571 .474 .353 .007 BAY WINDOW 1.KAG(!E W L Pel 11 5 u Hi van-Nelson . American United Life 61 Implement Moose Club Meads Ark-Mo .733 .571 .533 .407 .429 .207 Memphis Nine To Play Bombers Dlythevilie's Ncyro Bombers rue Achedulcd to play another Memphis semi-pro team, tlie Hollywood siiec-* lal.s. at Walker Park lonicia tu 8 p.m. Tlie Bombers arc made n[ nil local talent and are considered one of the top Negro semi-pro tennis in this area. A special bleacher section will be reserved for whites. Ark-Mo Triumphs 9-1 In Paragould Tourney Ark-Mo Power'i Kllowatters moved up in the dmible-elimirmtioi Noi-lhcnsl Arkansas soflbnll tourney at Paragould last night, defeating the PocfUionlns Dfliry nine 9-1. Karvoy DorrlK hurled tour hit Plowboys Win In BWL Action Implement 1 Team Beats Ark-Mo Power 9 to 6 The 61 Implement Company Plowboys wound up Ihitlr Buy Win- clow League scnson ycstcrdny nftcr- nooii with n a-B win over Ark-Mo Power Company nt Little Park. Sonny stiles worked nil the way for the winners and Mitchell was on the hill for Ihe losers. A six-run first inning sot the Plowboys off to a fast start and they sewed up the panic with a two-run fourth frame. This afternoon American United r.Ue was scheduled to play Mcad'.s in the final game of Ihe league's season. WATCH FOR AM.-STAIt—Robert Reid, the Clucks' all-state, all- onthern and All-American fullback of last year is shown accepting a Vhlttnauei Varsity wrist watch from Miss jcirn Harper, Miss Tennessee f 1951. The watch is lies prize for being seteced to play in the third nuitaJ national high school all-star grid game in Memphis' Crump Sta- ium Friday night. He was one of the 46 players from 28 states to be elected. Robert Is now n freshman at the University of Kentucky. ball for the Kllou'atters. The onl run scored on Don-Is was the re suit of an error. By virtue of the win the Kilo waiters will meet the Joncsbcr Frolics..nl 7:30 Friday night. Th Pixillcs defeated the Dr. Pcppe Bottlers of Paragould 10-1 las night. The Kilowalters got' their bats to working early and built up a comfortable working margin for Dorris. Mel Hay led the Ark-Mo iatters with a home run, double nd triple. BlythDville's other team in the wournaiuent, Burnett Hudson's 'accmakers. are slated for action onighl against Walnut Rlrige. Can't Legislate Platoon System Out of Rules-Bell lly HAROLD V. KATI.IFK DALLAS, Aug. 8. [/Tj—Matty Bell, who coached when a fellow was ucky to have a half-down substitutes and In the era of the two-platoon system, says you can't legislate the latter out of the rules. Moreover, the athletic director of*~™i~ Southern Methodist, who on)y Inst year gave np coaching, asks why anybody would get rid of the tiling that has made football the great game it is today. Noting that General Hob Neyland, coach ot Tennessee, advocates etim I nation of the free substitution rule in order to kill the two-platoon system, Bell commented that Ncylancl, who becomes a member ot the National Rules Committee this year, wilt have a hard time getting his idea across. Bell, already a member of the committee,' said he Isn't concerned about the two-pi a toon system but is apprehensive about financial aspects of college football. "Only three members of the Southwest Conference made money out of football last season," he said. "My suggestion Is that we Dierks, a consolidated school in Howard County, for years has been a gridiron power among the small- schools of southwest Arkansas. Coach >losley stated that the Dierks coach, called about the Oct. 12 open date last week. "He wanted to come up here so I took him up," he said. With the filling of the Oct. 12 date the Chicks now have but three open dates on their schedule, Oct. 26, Nov. 16 and Nov. 23. However, Coach Mosley plans to leave the Oct. 26 date open. Seven Home Games The Dierks game gives the Chicks seven home games with only one, Jackson, Tenn., on the road. Coach Mosley is still dickering with Newport officials to fill the Chicks' Nov. 16 open date and the possibilities are good that a game with the Greyhounds will be arranged. The Chicks will open their 15)51 filale against Marked Tree here Sept. 14. The schedule: Opponent Marked Tree Poplar Bluff ZSenton, III., Jackson, Tenn., Dierks WhiCehaven, Tenn, here Open riggott here Paragould here Open Open Date Sept. 1-1 Sept.21 Se|>l. £8 Oct. 5 Oct. I? >c(.19 Oct.2G <ov. 2 s'ov.9 for. 16 Nor.33 State Swim Meet To Open Today LITI'LE ROOK. An. 8 0?)—Arkansas high school swimming and diving teams Ibis afternoon opened the nntuuvl state championship meet nt War Memorial Park here. North Ultle Hock will defend its titles in the big six boys and girls division. Crossctt Is defending champion iti the Claw A boys. THE FULL FLAVOR OF OLD KENTUCKY- NATURALLY GREAT SINCE 1888 STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY • 4 YEARS OLD . 86 PROOF ECHO SPRING OrSTILUNG COMPANY • LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY limit athletic scholfirshfivi. New you will liml colleges with 90 to 110 athletes on scholarships. I would make it 60—25 freshmen and 35 varsity." BcJl said incre were Uvi> ways to cut UK: squads; limit Ihe scholarships, or change the rules .so the schools won't use so many. The latter, he declared, would mean a return to the antiquated rule that says .1 boy run not enter .1 y. .A//-Star Tilt Ticket Sales to End Friday Reserved seat tickets for the AII-.American high school football game in Memphis Friday night will remain on sale here until Friday noon. Fifty additional reserved seat tickets were placed on sale at Barney's Shoe Store in downtown Blythevllle yesterday. )avid Acres Wins Y League Tilt David Acres banged out, a 15 lo 7 ictory over the Little Park nine in High School League game played t Little Park, yesterday morning, din Stemac, making his first tart in the league tins year, held he losers to six hits while striking >ut H. Eugene Cable started for jittlc Park and was charged with he loss. He was relieved in the fifth by Sonny Duncan who was re- ieved in the seventh by Jan Raydcr. Jim llenson, Marvin Ross, and more than once per period. But, he.said, this would not c\\m- .11 at* ' the two - platoon system. 'Kuute Uockne had hLs 'shock troops' more than 20 years ago. I we had such a n;Ie, coaches wcuJc ;et- their platoons into the gam even if they had lo lake pcnaltie lo do so." He declared Ihe two-platoon sys tern allowed more boys to play, cu down on injuries and rnadt fcotbal i f/ist, wide-open game becau.s rested boys make it that way. Th people wouldn't be satisfied wit football as It once wa.s — a slo\ methodical game in which th coach kept his men in even thoug they were tired or injured, bcca he couldn't afford to substitute,' 1 Where here here here there here Cards Back in 1st Division After Trouncing Pirates 16-/ By THE ASSOCIAED PRESS The St. Louis Cardinals were back in first division in Hie National League pennant race today, thanks to their own ct'i'orts and misfortunes of the Boston Braves. The Cards gave out with 21 hits at St. Louis last night to smother the Pittsburgh Virates, 16-7. In the slugfest, catcher Del Rice collected his seventh homer of the season in the fifth inning. Two mates were aboard. Meantime, the Boston Braves were easing down into second division under the weight of a double defeat by Philadelphia, 3-1, and 1-0. The Cards opened fire immediately last night, getting seven runs in the first Inning. Peanuts Lowrey topped the Birds' batting with five hits in as many trips to the plate. Duro Chrome TopsBank Nine Leather Pullers Get 9-6 Win in CL Play Duro Chronic's league champion Leather Pullers hung a 9-6 loss on the Farmers Bank Money Changers in a Commercial League game it Matoney Park yesterday. W it h Tommy Do'rris goi ng all the way the Leather Pullers slammed two Money Changer hurlers for their 17th win of the season against only five losses. Robert Cox started for Farmers Bank but was relieved In the third by James Nierstheimer. This afternoon the Dirty Sox were slated to play the Juveniles., The Cleveland Indians moved into a half game of the pace setting but idle New York Yankees last night by stopping the St. Louis Browns, 5-1, at Cleveland. Mike Garcia, big Mexican right- hander, marked up his fifteenth victory against seven defeats In the process. 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