The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 19, 1939 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 19, 1939
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, , :? fAGE EIGHT ''Free For All Fight With Six Teams In Thick Of It BY GEORGE K1KKSEY United Press Staff rorrespoHdenl ,', NEW YORK, July 19 (UP) — There was a traffic jam on In the National League today between second and seventh places. With the Cincinnati Reds IVi games In :front, tlie Interest in the senior Circuit for the time being Is the baltlc for the ninner-np spot. •There are six'clubs In It. Only the Reds and the last-place Phillies seem to be In the spols they'll wind '.up in.' > f Tlie traffic between the mid-way clubs was tenlfflc yesterday. The Giants dropped from second to fourth. The Cubs moved from third to^ second. The Cardinals leaped from fifth lo Ihn-d. The Dodgers dropped from third to fifth. From the Cubs in second to the Bees 'In seventh, the gap Is only foui "games, nnd from the Cubs to Ihe Dodgers In fifth, only a game and half. A club may be the limnor- up on Saturday nnd wake up on , Monday in sMh place. While all this bailing was going on lo determine the club which would make the big challenge to stop (hem, the Reds rolled on with 1 'a 12-3 victory ovei the Bees. Paul Derringer hung up his 12th trl- limph but had his consecutive Inning record without allowing a walk snapped. He walked Debs Garms In the first frame, ending n run if 49 2-3 innings without Issuing a paas. Tlie , record is C8 set by Christy Mathewson in 1913,'Prank McCormlck led the Reds' nllack with a homer and two singles, clrlving in four tallies. ;" The Cubs beat the Dodgeis, 4-2, with Claude Passeau going the loute lo v,in after being put out of Sunday's game for protesting a decision. Stan Hack and Hip Rus- 1 sell hit homers off Luke Hamlin. ,. The Downward plunge of the Giants continued as the Cardinals knocked oft the Teuymen, 5-3, far three in a row at the Polo Giounds. Call HfclAel), starting his first lame since June 4, was tap|«d for nine hits, in seven frames, and the loser. 'Terry Mooie nnd Pepper Marlin hit homers. Mickey Owen made a double play unassisted when he ( drove ripple back toward third and tagged him, and then touched'.O'Dea coming into the bag, s With Syl Johnson pitching eight- hit ball, the Phillies won fiom the Pirates, 8-3. Klein, Bell and Flelcher hit,homers to account for all the losers' runs Alley 1 Donald set a freshman pitching iccoul when he hurled the Yankees to a 9-0 victory over the St. Loins Browns for his 11th straight triumph. It broke the former mark of 10 set by Harry Krause of the Athletics In 1908. The Yanks won the second game, 4-3, for a clean sweep, Ineicaslng their lead to eight games , The Red Sox broke e\en wilh the White Sox, winning Ihe opener, 13-10, and dropping the nightcap, 8-5. Homers by Williams, Foxx and Auker, each with a man on base, won the first game. Clint Brown's fine relief pitching f eat- in ed the White Sox victory. ,,Jac Krakauskas held the Tigerj ib six hits as Washington thumped out a 10-2 v,m over Detroit. His triple with the bases loaded helped drive Tommy Bridges out of the box in the third. .Cleveland broke a five-game losing streak, defeating the Athletics, G-3, before 9,000 In n night same al Cle\ eland. The A's knocked out Johnny Allen but were stopped by Joe Dobson for Uie last 4 2-3 innings. Yesterday's hero—Atley Donald Yanks' 27-year-old rookie from Chandrant. La, \\ho let the Browns down with 'three hits In winning his llth straight to create a new record for a freshman pitcher. Today's Sport Parade By Henry HcLemart _BLYTHEymLE, X'ARK.y COURIER NEWS NEW YORK, July. 10. <UP)- Thts week n fife and drum corps. Last week n mile ince between Cunningham and the livlns Hideout. Next week—well, !t Is likely to te East Lynnc, because llierc is no telling, what Lelaml Stanford MacPhail \vlll oftcr in an effort to get. tlie customers In EVjbcts Field '6) watch tlie Brooklyn Ijxlgers play- ' . Vaudeville Isn't dead at- all. It has Just removed Itself across the river to Brooklyn where MacPhail Is determined lo make money out, of a ball club even If the playing j of baseball Is relegated to (lie rear.) The D:dgcrs may be lii flftli place In the National League but they are tops In Variety's boxscore. It won't, be long before that bible of .the theatrical trade will Ije covering the Brooklyn performances' In Its column "New Acls.'^ Since he took charge of the Dodgers. MncPhnll has put on almost, everything ns a lire-game attraction. He has had chamber music, foot races, soloists, light rope walkers, and now there Is a report (hat he Is dickering for the parachute Jump nl the World's Pair. lie wants it, or .so the rumor goes, removed to Ebhels Field for the purpcsc of giving each ticket purchaser n free ride.,He wants ns his first customers his two pel peeves, Bill Terry nm) Foril Prick. If ho could get this pair In the parachute, he would leave them stranded much longer thnn were the unfortunate couple at the World's Pair, and would personally shoot any mechanics who attempted to get them down. MacPhail Is running the Brook- lyns with the finesse of a carnival barker, and Is getting results. That is. he Is making more money than almost aiiy other club In the league, despite a learn llml Is In lite second division now and will be Jn-the second division when the season ends. His belief Is Ural baseball Is n business, iiot n sport, and n lull-end club!Mini makes money Is more to be desired than a first place club (hat doesn't. He is about ns': popular with the other league owiicrs as a corsage of poison ivy would be with a nudist. They consider him fresh, brash, radical, and a screwball. Tills is not siirpYlsini;, 'because the average National League owner or operator frowns on progress ns' something thut has'no .place. In the game of baseball. They operate on.thc theory that anything good enough tor their forefathers Is ?o«t enough for them. .MacPhail will take anoiher step toward something on Sunday when he employs the'yellow ball In the FtplERS Little Rock Wins 12 To 0 As Lefty Blanks Leaders «}• United Press This business of Ihe last-place l.lltle nock Travelers taking Ihe League-Lending- Memphis Chicks over the hurdles was becoming a Eoirthern Association tradition today, t The Pebbles didn't have to ex- lend themselves last night, winning )2 to 0 when Jim Pcndergast let the Chicks down with eight hits and Little nook batters found the range for. 10 blows. The Chicks held on to ihelr one- eamc leacl when the Atlanta Crackers, after.-wlnning five straight, lost to Ihe Chattanooga Lookouts 7 to 5. The latter buttle was one of rallies, Atlanta coming from behind to lake a,., G-3 lead by scd'ring five In fhc eighth mid the Lookouts winning with four tallies In their half of the same Inning. The day's • fireworks were concentrated In Knoxvllle, where the hometown Smokies came out on the Kliort end against the Nashville Vols. In a game featured by 32 Jills. The Smokies garnered 18 of the wallops but Nashville won the ball yanie 10 lo fl when Woody Williams doubled In the 10th inning lo score Bill Rodita from second. Charley IClrcek) - George knocked in four of the winners' earlier runs with two homers nnd a single. The Birmingham Barons stayed out cellar by one percentage point when they defeated Ihe New Orleans Pelicans 5 to 2. The winning margin of three runs came In the eighth Inning on Sorcn- son's single with the bases full and Fritz Ceiling's 'wild heave to the plate. <• Today's gnmes are Nashville at Atlanta. Knoxvllle at Chalanooga, Llllle Hock at Birmingham nnd • Memphis al Neiv Orleans. game wllli Ihe Cardinals. Mnc- Phall doesn't know whether the yelUwr ball Is niiy good or not, but he doesn't believe Us merits or de- nierlls ever .will be settled by slydylng it behind n roll lop desk ill the front office. He wnnts lo gel. It out there In n game mill find out by experiment how It works, and whether or not It Is more visible lo-the spectators and players. MacPhail has been a hustler and ii chance taker for many a year. He wns n member of that brnvc but giddy band of Americans who attempted to•; kidnap the ' kaiser shortly nfter the World Wnr. It Is a shame llml the plan didn't go through. If It had, MacPhail would have Ihe old gentleman from Doom playing in the Brooklyn outfield right now, or chopping wood as an extra added attraction at night games, or something. He's a. lulu, the Brooklyn boss, but he doesn't slanrt still. Yesterday's Results Northeast. Arkansas U'uguo . All-Star game. j Southern League Little Hock 12, Memphis 0. Nashville 10, Knoxvllle 0 (10 innings). ' Night games: Challanocga 7, Atlanta 5. Birmingham IB, New Orleans 2. National League Chicago 4, Brooklyn 2. Philadelphia 8, Pittsburgh 3. St. Louis 5, New York 3. Cincinnati 12, Boston 3. American League Washington 10, Detroit 2. New York (j-4, St. Louis 0-3. Boston 43-8, Chicago 10-8. Cleveland.!), Philadelphia 3, Night same. BASEBALL STANDINGS j Northeast Arkansas League xCanithersvllle .. Newport \\ Paragculd ., ..'.'.'.[ JiJonesbsro '.', x—Night gariie." Soullicrti W. L. Pet. 12 U 7 10 G 11 •7 .032 . Memphis 50 gg Atlanta \]';\\ 51 ^j Chattanooga ... 49 42 Kncxvlllc .. " 45 ,„ Nashville .. .'.;;"." 42 « New Orleans 42 52 Birmingham 40 50 Little Rock !...'! 39 49 .579 .412 .353 Pet. .568 .554 .538 .511 .494 .447 cores .443 , National I.eaftie •* W Cincinnati 48 Chicago '..'. 43 New York i.. 41 St. Louis 40 Brooklyn ' jg Pittsburgh '37 ?^°" •: ••< • 37 Philadelphia 24 Pet. .623 .524 .519 .519 .607 .493 .474 .329 Marlow Griffin S Shutout; Bottlers Beat Ark Mo Bill Godwin's Phillips motor Company V-8's Unshed inlo Uie lead, in the City Saflbnll League race wilh a 1C to 0 defeat of Go:<lycar last night while Ihe Coca Cola Bottlers breezed through the Arkansas Missouri Power Corporation defenses, U lo 4. The pitching of Marlow Griflln itood out In the Phllllps-Gocdyear :«nie. The V-8's hurler gave up but five hits and received credit for the first shutout that has been registered this year In league competition. Mo:n Mulling turned in some sensattinal fielding at third base for the V-8's and Nornian Bunch cavorted In sparkling fashion making a fine catch of Wilcoxln's blow lo deep left which appeared to he labeled a hcme run. Coca Ccla got oft lo an early lead against Ark Mo nnd wns never headed. Dick Tipton ami Dick Potter connected wilh the circuit to lead the Boltier onslaught War- ringlon allowed the Electrics but six hits. The loss shoved Ark Mo into sole occupancy of the cellar American Hew York . , Boston .. . Chicago . . Cleveland . Detroit .. , ^..Washington , ",St. Louts W, . GO . 48 . 44 . 41 . 40 .34 . 31 . 24 Pet .123 .640 .550 .513 ,454 .405 38S Team Coca Ccla Ark Mo .-. First Game R. H. B Team Second Game 12 1 .Today's Games Norlhcast Arkansas I.oasin; Pnrngoiild at Caruthcrsville! Jcncsboro nt Newport. ' Southern l.ensiir. Memphis at Mew Orleans, night Nashville nt Atlanta. Little Rock at Birmingham Kuoxrtllc at Chattancosa. Xaiionnl I.capiio Chicago at Doslon. Clnclnnnll nt Brooklyn, nlghl, .Pittsburgh .at Nciv York. St. Louis nt Phllndclphla, night. American League Boston nl Chicago, two. New York at St. Louis. Washington at Detroit. Only games scheduled. Batting Tovvdrd British Culture While Sox Owner Succumbs To Heart Disease At Age 01 54 ,. - CHICAGO, ,j»ly 19 (UP)_The flag In ci'iHcrfleld at White Sox Park was lowered to half-mast to- mourning for Ihe last of (lay In the hi* - summer home at Eagle River WIs. His body wns shipped C'fcneo, today for burial. llilt sports fans know of y is his record as one of ic ablest magnates In baseball. ,k «'i ' eel armiml ""«•" «Ith Us. ieojxwud frame and flultery heart,, but In his quiet way he.did as great a job i» rebuilding Die shattered White Sox a., did the spectacular "old,. nomair-Chnrles A. comlskcy-lri suldlng championship American League teams in Chicago before the Black Sox scandal of 1920. "Uncle Lou" restored the team's morale and physical strength ]<j years after the scandal that, r«nit " J. Louis Comlskey, 54, owner :md president, who directed the White Sox fortunes for clgiw, years bc- twccn severe attacks of heart dis .wccn severe aacs of heart disease, lost his last fight yesterday foi flus(rlous Ociiiisxcys actively j ed In lifetime t '"""' with American League! era] White Sox players accused of 'throwing the 1919 world series lo WEDNESDAY, JULY 19; 1939 Supplementing education by learning good old English game of cricket, Prince Dcsla, grandson of ex-Emperor Ilaile g,;- inssie -of .Abyssinia, swings bit, in true British style at'Kinj-'s College, S o in c r s o t, England. \\vlicrg (>e js stviliving, ;_: Mead Will Face Hughes; Ark-Mo Plays Langston The Business Men's league .softball teams will clash at Haley Field tonight and hereafter will incsl on Monday nights. The Mead clothing Company and R. D. Hughes Company will open activities with the "battle of the clothiers." Lai>g.slon-Wroten' Motor Com- r-nny -find Ark-Mo Power Corjior.i- tlon office will meet, in the second game. Mend Is now leading with two victories nnd no 'tlofenls. Hughes and Ark-Mo have one victory and one loss each while Lnhgstoii- Wroten nm yd to wlr. a «nnw Southern All-Star - Game Nets $3,971 ATLANTA, Gn., jiily .10 (rj|>)_ The Southern 'Association 'All-Star game at Memphis July G netted $3,£I71.52, of which 15 per cent will BO lo support of ill or indigent former baseball players, it wns announced today til league headquarters. Thirty-Qvo per cent of (he take will go to the Memphis Baseball 1 Association, which was host for the game. Twenty-five per cent is allotted lo the Southern League Baseball Writers and another 25 per cent to the Ail-Star game reserve fund. Cincinnati. He engineered one of baseball's! blggesl player deals, purchasing Jimmy Dykes, Al Simmons and I George (Mule) Hans from Philadelphia Athletics for a re- Ported $150,000. He Inaugurated n workable farm system. Always a booster for night baseball, workmen now.ore installing a. lighting plant nt Comlskey Park. When the old Roman died In 1031, son Louis, with 21 years experience, as a club executive, was fully prepared to step In as president and run the club through' Us financial years. The younger Comiskey, however, has no family successor ready., Mrs. Comiskey never was Interested actively I" the club anil son Charles Is only 13. There arc two daughters, TERM IN TERMWAT] TERMITES BRUCE-MEMP Grace Lou, 17, and Dorothy 22- ycar-old assistant in u, e ^j ' f .; oilfc offlce. A ifllntow limy be seen all day long fii a cloudless sky, in (he coldest jwrls of Siberia. The rain- how Is due lo Die reflection of Hie sun on lino particles of snow In Ihe air. Complete Line of WESTINGHOUSE ELECTWC Ranges and Water-Heaters WALPOLE'S ELECTRIC SHOP 110 S. Second Phone 314 There arc .16 one-pupil schools in the stale of Wyoming. The itsite expends $700 annually lo teach one child In is Isolated points. ., i Our .aim is to get rich body in our whisky ,'*i v * Phillips .a Goodyear . Team Phillips .. Ocodyear Coca Cola Ark Mo .. R. II. B. 11 W. L. Pet. 4 2 .6C7 3 3 .500 3 3 .500 2 4 .333 f. P. VOUERTSEN President Rtcli body gives full flavor and; smooth thinking quality. We get it by using Wo Small Grain and we don't thinfc it can be done with any less. , KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKY vdihky It 3 ytorj old —90 proof THE K. TAYLOR DISTILLING CO. The K. Taylor Di-iillinir Co., Tnr. is «n iiidfpiiiilFnt . 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