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PAGE SIX BI.YTHEVIIXE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JULY 11, 1949 ' j Cotton Pickers Lose to Manila Ro«g«d Fielding, Poor Pitching Blamed for •lrtit«villi'» Defeat Ragged fielding and poor in( co*i the Blrtheville Cotton Picker* » ball game yesterday as the. Manila Junior legion nine handed them » 10-6 lacing In a Fifth District League routed played on the Manila diamond. The Pickers used tluep luirlers in the wild Iray toil! nil of them liad trouble in finding Hie plate. The Pickers' new of pHchers allowed the Manila bailers only Inurbane hits but v. p ildness in lle'nl »pnr* spelled their downhill. The Pickers' hats baiiKtrl out a total of 10 b.ise tilts off I wo Manila hurlers but they were unahle to com* through v.hen it counted. The victory *°ve Manila and the Pickers an fven break in their two game series of the season. Msclc Hay started on the mound for Blytheville and worked tour innings allowing six vims. Tommy Phillips toot over in (he fiftli, worked unl'l the seventh allowing two runs. Montrm Holland finished the contest giving up one tally. MilliRan started for Manila but was relieved by T. Gilpah'ick in the fifth. MilliRan was the winning picclier and Mack Hay the laser. Tmuann Defeats Os4-eola At Trumann yesterday, the Tni- munn Junior I.esionnaiies pounded out «n 18-2 victory over Osceola. Tht Poiiisett Coiml'ans lau" I'ed * IS-hit attack against Melvin Haskett who went all the way for Osceola. Turner went the distance for Tru- minn allowing only live nils. Tommy Spires was the only Osceola batter to collect more than one hit getting two in five trips to the plat*. Spence and Keller each NATIONAL Brooklyn .,. St. Louis ... Boston Philadelphia New York . Pittsburgh .. Cincinnati .. Chicago .,.. W . v? ..47 .. 43 . 41 . 33 .. 35 .. 31 .. 30 AMKRICA.V New York .. Cleveland .. Philadelphia Boston Drdoil .. .. \VasiiinHion ChiC.IRO . . . St. Louis .. LEAGUE W L 50 27 44 44 SOUTHKItX I.EAOIIK W L Nashville 5:1 :il Birmingham 48 1:'. Atlanta 44 :t? Mobil? 41 :i!) Ne\v Oceans 43 42 I.iule Rock -18 43 Chaiunooga :JS S2 Memphis 28 53 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL i.K.AOUR Brooklyn 7 Ne\v Vork 3 St. Louis 4-7 CmciuiKUi 2-4 Pet. .603 .595 .544 .319 900 .455 .40K .375 Pet .649 .579 .557 .538 .513 .440 .413 .312 Pet .631 .591! .543 .513 .506 .4 GO .402 .346 on(i called etici of . -6 <SPC- innings, jot three hits for Trmnann. Marked Tret's junior nine came horn behind In the sixth inning to tie Liixora and go ahead to win 8-3 in a game moved from Marked Tree to Luxora due lo rain. L-uxort broke up a tight pitching duel between Wendell Stovall of Luxora and Joe Frazer of Marked Tree vith a two run splurge in the lourth irminK but Marked Tree bounced back in the sixth with a pair of tallies to knot the •core, and •'•en scored four in the seventh to take the lead. Marked j Tree's final two runs came in the [ "'wel'ls led Marked Tree's hitting! with three hits and W. T»te paced Luxora with two. Box scores: BHthr»Ulc < AB R 4 Roston at Philadelphia, po^t|X))l- eci. rain AMKRIL'AX i.KAGItK Cle\'eland 7 St. Louis 4 i called eiid six innings, rain, second game postponed, vaini Boston 8-1! Philadelphia 5-10 i*econd same called end I 1 -- innings darkness) Chicago 4-0 Deuoit a- 1 Washington at New York, (2(. postponed, rain SOUTHERN 1 I.KACCE Little Rock -1-1 Nashville 1-16 Chattanooga 3-0 Memphis 2-2 New Orleans 8-1 Atlanta 5-2 Birmingham at Mobile 12) postponed. rain Today's Games NATIONAL LFAGUE No games scheduled AMKK1CAN LEAGUE No games scheduled SOI1IMKKN LKVGUE >^ite Raines: Memphis at Chattanooga Bil'iningham at Mobile (2). Little Rock at Nashville. Atlanta at New Orleans. Rain Halts Game Between Armorel, South Blytheville DiMag May Start For Americans Yankee Clipper Due To Replace Henrich As All-Star Starter BROOKLYN, Julj 1J (AP>—Joe DiMaggio may*be in the .slorilng .jnoup tomorrow when (he Amer- can League's Mar-Mudcled array acp.i the National League's best In he 16th an mm I all-.siar game at Sbbets Field. The way was paved lor DiMig- ;io.s appearance as a .starter when Tommy Hen rich, hi.s New York Yankee outfield teammate, and No. ] choice for the .starting right field x-ith. .said lie did not think he ould be fit to play. Henrich jsuf- jvd a knp« injury a week aj>o and s been nut ot the Urn*up since. Manager U>u Bouctreau of the •\mnrjcans has given no indication AR to who will take Hemich'.s phice, ml it would come as. no to spf Jolttn' Joe patrol the right field sector at same time, AUVunigh Romlvcau is compelled 0 .start the fans' top .selections in 1 nationwide poll which ended re- :friHly, he can ^nii.sTiUite any ptayer he 'wes fil in of injury to a, Tints the elder DJMiigft ill hough having played only a d gaines I hi.s season, appears good bel to form the opening picket Hue nloiiK with Ted William.s and Doni DiMnqgiOj both of the Boston Red Sox American* Favored With or without Joe in the starling lineup, the proud American aRuer.s ruled a 5-7 favorite. Bcmdreau and Manager Billy South worth of the Nationals are keeping their .starting pitchers a secret. However, indications are th;it Boudreau will name either Viisil Trucks. Detroit UO-5) or Bob Lemon, Cleveland <9-4>. Both are ri»hthunders. SoutInverth Is expecied to open with Warren Spahn. Boston <9-8i or Howie Pollei. St. Louis Ul-5). Both are .southpaws. If DiMaggio starts in place of Henrich. the American League will Robinson Shines as Dodgers Tip Giants; Cardinals Win Two Undated Rat«b*ll K^lph Roden MoeUUd Frfw SporU Writer Pennants are won by great pitching staffs—but the Brooklyn Dod- .s haven't erne. So they are basing their flag hojw.s on a crackerjack infield—Gil Hedges, Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese and Billy Cox. Robinson especially IK .singled out R.S the man who l.s doing the most to keep Hie citizens of (tat- happy. But the other three ate contributing heavily to the cause. Jackie, first Negro to play In the majors. Is the Dodgers' chief offensive threat. The all-star second biueman leads the majors in hitting with a lofty .362 mark. He's tops in hit.s with 111 and in .stolen bases with 20. He's tied with Hodges for National League run* batted in honors at 65. ftobinsoti came through in the clutch twice in the rain ami mud at <?bhcis Held yesterday to help heat the New York Ginnt-s 7-3. and keep the Dodgers in first place. ShiRlrs With Ras*-s Full Ho singled with the loaded in the third to give the Dodgers a 2-1 lead and after the Giant.*; had tied it. he singled home l">i Snider for what proved to be tbe \vinning run in Lne seventh. A defeat 'vould have dropped the Dodgers into second place as the riinner-up St. Louis Cardinals scored a double triumph over the Reds in Cincinnati to rut the Brooklyn advantage to a half game. Hairy (Th e Call Breeheen pitched the Red Birds to a 4-2 triumph in tl. *pcuer and Lefty Al Brazle, with help in the ninth from Gerry Sutey, downed the Reds, 7-4, In the final. The la-st place Chicago Cubs smashed Pittsburgh's eight-game winning streak, blasting the Pirates, 8-S and 9-6. at Forbes Field, Rain postponed a game between the Boston Braves and PhiLs at Philadelphia and a doubleheuder between the Yankees and Wn&h- ngtou at New York. Indians Sea Iji Browns Bobby Feller received credit for : i 7-4 Cleveland triumph over the St. Louis browns in a game that was called al the end of six innings because of rain. The .second game was postponed. Jackie Graham drove home all of th e St. Lou is 111 us with a pa i r of homers. His Uih and 15th of the season. The victory moved the Indians to wit 1 in five and one half games of the Yanks. The Boston "led Sox look a doublenea pr from the Philadelphia Athletics, 8-5 and 11-10, lo stretch their winning .streak to seven games. The .second game was called because of darkness after the Philadelphia half of the eis^Lh. Manager Connie Mack notified plate umpire Cal Hubbard he would pro- lr»st the ruling. Detroit and Chicago split a pair. the White Sox taking the opener, 4-?, and the Tigers the ni»lucap. 1-0, although hp[d to two hits by Randy Gumpcrt. Sports Roundup 1>J Fullerlon, Jr. Canadian Bear To Swap Holds With Fioridan READING, Pa., July II. (AP) — Maybe it.s '.lie gol( influence, but Gone Vcnzke. [he relired mile runner, proposes sectional qualifying lests for the national track championships. Gene followed tlie pros around '.lie Reading Open last week and complained that he can't play golf because he doesn't have time lor intensive practice. . . . "I've rather i.-wt interest in track since I retired," explained the big guy who i ilia-e great miles Bill BoiUnron, Jack Lovelock, etc.. -I never did like outdoor track much; indoor u:mmg was my dish. Those " arden meets have action and col- nuJooJ" I'unning was my dish. hour show. . . I think all sports should be run for the beneiit of the. spectators and outdoor meets arc too big and too dull for them. . . Maybe i! they had something like sectional qualifying meets, they could do away with all those heats." Victoria Hurler Holds Tyronza Hitless 8 Innings VICTORIA. July 11—Lee Wel(too pitched a three hittey yesterday afternoon to £tve the Victoria Red Sox a 6-1 victory over the' Tyronza Independents. The game was played at Tyronza. Welclon had a shut-o"t working until the ninth inning when a two-base »'ror and two consecu- O]ien with only two lefihanded hit- tive grounders produced Tyronza's Manila Blyiheville Vance se .. Stires lb .. Hopper ct . Duclos 2b . Bunch rf .. O'Neal 3b .. CalHs If Holland e-p Bratcher c .. Hay p Bojd ct ... Totals Broth»rton 1! . .. T. Gilpatrick 2b-p Ketchum lb Toe 3b Ashabranner rf ... Land cf Stewart ss P. Gilpatrick c .. Milligan p Tipton rf Carter ss . . 5 .. 4 .. 4 .. 4 .. 4 . 4 .. 4 .. 1 .. 3 1 39 AB Totals Marked Tree IK, Osceola Hill ?h Harrison rf , SnirM AB . 4 .. S 5 Shaneyfelt w 4 Watson lb White r Raskrtl p Simmons If Lanffston rf Totals Trnmann Spence ss Ratvls cf Keller lb Cook rf . Cooper p Turner p Pryor 2b Raker c . Priest If Floyd 3b 4 . 4 . 4 4 3 37 AB .. 5 .. 5 . . 5 . . 6 . . 3 2 . - 4 .. S . . S .. 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 n 6 R 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 10 i 2 R 1 1 0 n o o 0 I 3 R 1 H! o 2| 0 I • 0 •J ! J! i i Of aj o; 10 j H i R.iiji halted the Armore] Tigers' game with South Blytheville in the third inning yesterday afternoon with Lefty Jerry Dean, Tiger hnrl- er, holding a 4-0 edge over Johnny Duclos of South Blytheville. The. name ivill be re-scheduled for a later date. N'exi Sunday afternoon the Tig- eis ftre slated t<i meet the Caraway Red Biids in a return engagement at Armorel Park. The Red Birds i defeated the Tigers- 4-1 last Fri-i | fQVS OTtO VOlS day nisrrit at Caraway. ters — Williams and first baseman Eddie Robinson of Washington. The rest of the American League starting cast will be C:\ff. Michaels. Chicago, secoiul base; George 'Kell. Detroit, third base; Eddie Joost. Philadelphia, shortstop: anil Birdie TebbRts. ' Boston, catcher. The National League lineup, exclusive of pitchers, will boast five rietUhnnded br-tters and three lefties. First baseman Johnny Mize. New York; and outfielders Stan j Muslal. St. Louis and Willard Marshall. New York, are the southpaw swatters. Righthmuled hitters are Jackie Robinson, Brooklyn, second base; shortstop Pee Wee Reese.; Brooklyn. third baseman Bridie K»Mk. SI touis; outfielder Ralph Kiner. Pittsburgh and catcher Andy Scminick. Philadelphia. Robinson Meets Gavitan In Title Scrap Tonight PHILADELPHIA. July 11. i,P> Welterweight champion Ray Rob- in.son. faced with the same \veighty problem he had a year apo. will make his fourth title defense against Kid Gavitan of Cuba in huge municipal stadium tonight. The 15-rounti bout M'ill start at 8 p.m. rcSTi. The 28-year old titleholder bree/ed Into town late last night. He weighed I47 1 - pounds—one-half pound over ihe limit he must make at the official wci^h-in. Divide Twin Bill; Chicks Split Pair only The Sox took a one-run lead In the iivst Inning and held it until thr - '' v i when second baseman Dukte Speck .shimmed a homer over the left field fence with R mate aboard and shorUtop Pete RpnnpH rapped a triple to center with one on, Ray Mann and Bennett led hitting with three hits in trios. the five R. Tale 2b I.unsford cf Owen lf-p ... W. Tate c Rtovall p-lb . Bennett 3b SunbaURh 2b Lotmey rf Garcia rf Hickerson lb Church If Totals Marked Tie- Adamson If Gill ss Phillips 2b Wells lb Sv-rloc.1; cf Rouey c Priur c rf . Rridter rf . Whilr Stj .. Frnzcr p ,. . 7 4 . 5 . 3 . 3 . I . 1 . 2 2 0 31 AB < . . 4 S . 5 . '2 . 2 . 0 . 4 . 2 By The Associated Press The Liltle Rock Travelers learned a lesson Sunday—don't whip thr Nashville Vols in the first game of a rinublehender in Sulphur Dell. Wait until the second to win. The Travs won the opener 2-1. After (he short intermission they en me back with ideas of winning the second also. But the thoughts of the Southern Association's sixth ranking team whipping them must have done some tiling to the Vols. _ '• Nashville scored five runs in the 0 first inning, two in the second and 0 a whopping nine in the sixth lo (i win ihe nightcap 16-2. •2 j Carl Sftwalski hit his 2Tth and 1 :'2flth homers against Little Rock (o 0 | c -;el even with teammate Babe Bar- 1 i iia 'as the Southern's top long ball 0 ! hitlers. 0 - The Vols hud the bases loaded 0 Inte in the first game but the Trnvs 1 n'Charlie Gidriens relieved Lou Lom—' biiidi. Gidriens .struck out pinch4: hitler Bama Ray and then made H : Hal Quick pop out. 1 • Thai doublehcader split was one of Three during jin nidpcisive Sim- Ciiatiai^ooga thrilled the Box r^ore: \'ictoria Bennett ' RS Baker \f Speck 2b Mann lb J. Conner 3b ' While c Bard cf Lewis rf ,. . , . D. Conner rf Weldon p Totals Tyronim Witloi-ehhy c:f Brnre If ... Willifims 3b S Stranpe rf Gregory ss Huegel c Prestige 2b . Hall lb B. Sirange p Totals AB . 5 . 4 .. 5 .. 5 . . 5 .. 3 .. 4 . 2 .. 2 . 3 38 AB .. 3 . 4 . 4 . . 4 David Acres Nine Clinqs to Lead In'Y'Park League David Acies ba.seball team in the "Y" Park League maintained a clean slate in league play Saturday morning with a 11-6 victory over the hard nit tine Promised Land nine and continued to lead the !oop. Yarbro al. c o rung up a 10-4 victory over Lute.s Store Juniors to keep pace a "time behind, while Little Park notched il.s victory of the ^ea.^on over Maloney Park, ^diutlay Malitiee * Gary Midcllecoff. who Isn't a member of ihe PGA, can Imve the las-, [jiii'ih on the guy.^ who make the Ryder Cup team. While they're oversea* Gary hus an exhibit ion lined up every day, Andy Semiinck, the Phi lies "all-star" catcher who has been out of action, is in good enough condition 10 take a cruck at tUe American Leaguers in Brooklyn Lomorow. . . The cook al Kid Gavilnn's training camp in.sisiPtE on caDLjiv him "Kid Gasoline' but that dac.snt' mean he'll explode a' RAV Robinson tonight. Uoi's All, Brothers, cut of ihe Reading goH stop came during Saturday's clinic wiien M.C. Lawson Liule introduce d Sammy Snead, who like? to keep his bald spot under hi? hau . . "This." said Lawson. "I* '.he m:ui wlio looks like an mne- ]>laced divot." "Ginger", a 300-pound wrestling Canadian black bear, owned and trained by Letter Welch, will take on veteran Eddie Malone of Miami, Fla., in a special a tit act ion bout on the American Legion's wrestling program at- Memorial Auditorium tonight. | The hear vs, man bvnwl will constitute one-half of Promoter Mike Meroney's double main event .show that will make up the program tonight. The feature bout will be a 90-minnte time limit, best two nut of three falls match between Lester Welch and Bill Canny Although a wrestling bear is not .' to Blytheville mat fans, tonight's special bout should offer something unique in the form of to Promoter Mike Mercury, "Gin- wrestling entertainment According; ^er" is one of the best-trained boars now operating in wrestling rings. Welch is currently touring the south with "Ginger" and has shown the animal in a number of the larger cities in the Southern circuit. Tonight'.s performance will be the first here in several years for Muioiic who is remcinb'-' i d by the old time fans as a rough and ivady Irishman who received top booking in just about every ring he entered. Malone is now in semi- Wedding at Home Plate | Features Doubleheader - MUSKOGEE, Okla., July 11. </P) \ —They did more than play a West- j' ern Association doublelieader here .. j last night—there was a wedding at ;.' home plate. \ Pitcher Hex Simpson of Muskogee " and Virginia Shoddy of Pitlsburs, Kas., wore married. v SKY retirement while promoting in ' Minmt. \ The Tenli;re bout is expected to ' be .sparked by Canny's gi udg« against- the four Welch brothers. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday and Tuesday NO MAN EVER HELD Mi BLE , POWER ^ \ OVER WOMEN! "MILLANDl LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER Wayne Burnharn did the hurling ami wa.s touched for 11 hits while for the victorious David Acres crew his tenm mates were collecting 10 against ihe pitching of Leo Ducios. "Sonny" Martin was the receiver for the winners, and Russell Dncios wore the for Promised Land. Yarbro garnered -seven unearned I H runs after iwo were out in the first 3 innin? to ice their game with LMte.s 1 Store. Theiealler, it was a close 1 £atne as Lu'e.s came back to tally two iu "he third and ovie each in 1 the fourth and fifth frames. James Allen Walker started on the hill for 0 \ Yarbro and was relieved in the Oj third bv Wheeler Gracy. Max Dim- ol ,. 2! ' Colorado Rancher Wants To Buy Cleveland Indians OUNNISON, Colo., July 11. (AP - A Colorado rancher who's done all rlphl raising cattle would like to put his brand on the Cleveland Inoians. Despite a denial from Tribe President Bill Vceck that any deal is cooking, the rancher, Dan Tbom- ton. insisted today that he wants to buy the Indians "if they're for sale and the price is h»hL" Thornton's idea o£ the right price, he said, is about $2,000.000. the filth. In a SatlU'day afternoon game, Liltle Park racked up its first win of the season over the Southsiders of Maloney Park. Ralph Wahls wa.s I on the hill tor Maioniry Park and [ Leon Privett did the chores for the Little contitiKeut. Final games in the first telf schedule will be played liiia week was rained out in the lust of end. can went all the way for Lutes. The ?. Miles North nf Blytheville Iltix Office Opens at 6:45 Show Starts 7:30 Last Time Today "RELENTLESS" with ROBERT VOONG Tuesday and Wednesday "JANE DOE" Selecteri Shorts home folks with a 3-2 victory over Memphis in the opener then chilled the home folks with a 2-0 Jo.w later in the day. New Orleans whipped Atlnnta 8-5 \ o liesiv» the night prograin tn i he Pciiciin City but Atlanta came bnrk with a 3-1 victory. Dirminphani planned a double- BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING 30 1 Youthful Couple Held On Auto Theft Charge MEMPHIS. Jiilyy II. (,?>,_A tecll- SEP Alton, III., ronple was bniintl over (o the Riand jury here Saturday on charges of violatine the Over Act—transporting a stolen nutomobile across a st»tft line, V. S. Commissioner Leslie Nicholson fixed bond at SI.500 each for Janes Louis Jones. 16. nnrt Helen Vridenia Johnson. 15. The couple Is ncciisccl of driving a stolen 1948 auto from Alton to Memphis. header in Mobile but inin put a Mop lo both games. The six games accomplished iioth- injt and lost nothing as far as standings and percentage's go. The Bronx Zoo iia.s had more, than a hundred million visitors since it opened nearly 50 years ago. LOWKS'I ADMISSION I'RICE ANVWHEHE! Reserved Stals <m Sale al I h« t.ejfion Arena from 6 p.m Every Monday Monday, July IT ADULTS 5()c — CHII.DKKN I5f New Slarting Tim* 8:15 BOX SKATS l.ic EXTRA SPECIAL ATTRACTION A Real Liv« Rassling Bear Y»rsu» Eddie Maione 9fl Minute Time Limit Best 2 out of 3 Kails Also Bill Canny versus Lester Welch 9(1 .Minute Tim«"l.imi( K*s! 2 o»l of 3 Falls Dial V-'«l B<>* Office Op«n» at 7:f* Show Starts at 7:341 Last Tim* Today 'CALL NORTHSIDE 777' James Stewart Richard Conte Helen Walker Warner Xrws * Serial fhapirr B of "BAT.MKN A ROBIN'" Tuesday 'BLONDIE'S SECRET" Tfiiny Singleton Arthur Lake SAVE UP TO 50 BRAND NEW AND SLIGHTLY USED GEORGE HACREADY- FRED CLARK (r.DEE Mum • JOHN FARM 1 * BLYTHEVILLES ONLY ALL WHITt THEATRE. Show SUrls Ui-fkilays. 7:00 p.m. utunhiy and Sunday: Continued showing from 1:00 p.m. Last Time Today (DOUBLE FEATURE) 'BUCK PRIVATES COME HOME" with Butl Abbotl and l.ou Costcllo THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Conic in »n<l examine these I ires. Si>mp aro ilrnmnslralion PAY DAY TERMS or <lis|ilay models. Others a re"'cli an ^c-ovcrs" received from car dealers. All are in excellent condition. liiTiiiiI new or pritc- tieally as good as new! FOR THE BEST TIRE DEAL IN TOWN...ALWAYS BUY FISK Box Office Opens at 7 Week Night* ; .] Slmw Starts at 7:30 •Matinee Saiunla> & Sunday at ^ p.m. with continuous show Last Time To Jay "IMPACT" Bi inn Dntilnvj ^ll.i (tainrs Charles Cohurn Also Sliort^ Tuesday MURK'S BARGAIN NIGHT All Seals 15c "URUBU" Thrills no camera has rapturril 'HI no«. Kilmrd In the junjlw «t Brazil. Also Shorls N E W ti«\ Oiicni \\eck Hay* J:ikit .Matinee Saturday Jv Monday 3;it.-Sun 1 n.m Cnnt Shoicinf j Manila, Ark. Shows EVER* NIGHT BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR Co. "Sonib's Fincsl Service'' Broadway & Chickasawba Phone 4422 Tim* Today 'WE WERE STRANGERS' with .Trnnlfrr Jones and John OarHcld Also Shorls Tuesday "MISS MINK OF '49" nilh .limmr l.vrion Also Shorls

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