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-*AOB ETGHT Bl/VTHEVTM,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 1949 Branch Rickey Blames Fans' . Voting tor National League's Poor Showing in All-Star Tilt R>- J-w Rrkhler BROOKLYN, July IH. (/Pi—Branch Rickey, among many National Leaguers writhing under the humiliation of his citrail's latest .setback by American Leagiif nil-stars, 11-7, today laid Hie blame on the fans' doorstep. Rickey, head'of the Brooklyn Dodgers, in wlio.se Ebbct.s field (lie late.st nightmare for the National League took place, said "il scouts lo me that the nationwide fans* voting idea is not the bcsi one. "I may be wrong in that," he* added, "but I am sure of this, how- f ever. Tf-e manager should not. be i forred 10 start \viih the fans' top .selections—and play them for I hire innings He .should be privileged lo .sUrl anybody tie sees Til and \i.se him 3.S Ion? as lie rifvhe.s. f Rickey *nid after ihc Ilrsl three f flmaieur^h innings, the same was played in a smoother fashion because the manager* were running things. In the =loppily-i>l^yeri first in- nirif the National Leaane infield fell apart and uprmitlcd the opixi- .suion to score four unearned rnn.s, That eventually was ihe mav&in ol defeat. Musi a I H rimers • The Nationals got uaek two runs Razorbacks Held Hitless by Denton Ark-Mo Moundsmon Allows Two Runs in Abbreviated Game HOW THEY RATIONAL Brooklyn ... Si. 1/iiiis ... Boston Philadelphia New Vnrk . PiLLsbiirgh .. Cincinnati .. Chicago .... I.K.UIUK W L ... iv :u . ..41 112 Pet. .003 .595 .544 .519 .500 .455 408 .375 AM KRI CAN New York .. Cleveland ,, Philadelphia Boston Detroit .. .. \VashtnRlon Chicago .. . Louis .. in tliflr hnlf of tlir inniiu when Stan Musial followed JsrliiF Roh- In.^on's double witb a homo inn over the riahl tield screen. The.v marie U 4-3 in the .second and only Ted WilliHtn.s' sensational b;i<:k-I s handed ditch of Don Newcoinhe's fly preveiMed the Natinnals ('om hAvlne a bip inning. The Nationals' third inning altack produced two i Nashville .. rtia 1 ; and pttt thrtn in front for the i Birinin«liani first and only Inne in Ihe same. ! Atlanta .... The American? refined the kad ] Mobile . . in the. fourth, capitalizing on Eddie i New Orleans Joo.st's fre.ik single which both : Little Rock managers—Billy Sonthvvorth of the National and I/in Bouclrean— agreed later was the decisive l)lay of the $nme. With runnels on second a_nd third and two cut, Newcombe apparently had Jcost fooled on a low oui.siae curve. Jocst hit. it \vitli the end of his bat and sent a twUtiiiK little looper to first. But the toll hart "Eualith" on it and it hopped crazily off Gil Hotises' bare i-ieh, hand and rolled into short ripht. Both rnnners scored to put the Americans ahead 6-5. Truck* Gels Win The Nationals never caught tip. •Uroilgh Ralph Kiner Inter blasted * two run homer otf Philadelphia's Lou Brixsie. By thai time the Americans had tallied two more on Joe DiMaegio's two run double oft Boston's Vern Bickfovd. They added three more In the seventh against I.K.tGUF. W L ...50 27 ... 44 :(2 . . . . I ! SOUTIfKKN 41 Chattanooga 35 Memphis 29 Pet .(149 ,57 !l 557 538 .513 .440 .413 Pasttalln Billy Demon of the idtna Ark-Ma Power soft- pitched hitlers btill last Arkansas Sportettes By Carl Hell LITTLE HOCK, July 13. lift— Po.stscripts t>i\ the Cotton states League all-star game: Managers In Ihis state must accept a measure of responsibility lor the Arkansas loss Monday nifJU bailers, pitched hitle.w ball last T11<1 5' u ' ecl <° l " ol l" e ' iv e all-star nlglit as he hurled the KilowaUers I hurlers in regular games Sunday, lo a 7-2 i-iclory over (he cellar j Tne lt ' s " u W!1S lnal Arkansas sHx dwelling Razorback Drive-In nine 8 ei(>tl through with a tired pitching in City Sollball League aclirm al 5 , taf ' which couldn't subdue a Mississippi team fisurcd weaker in both hitting The ami pitching. only Arkansas all - star Walker Park. Denton f&cfd only yo batters In the abbreviated six-imilriK affair , - . , . ,. , . S^-r^!'^ ssorback nuts were .scored on wnlk.s and errors. Th/> game wa.s called l Pine Bluff, was to pitch in a regular game Tuesday night. His m:ui- pgcr. ilarry Cho/en. who al.so txivi- aftcr .six innings of play due to the i ei \ thn Arkansas stars wasn't will 9:30 first gauir curfew, | ng i o u.se him more than an in This was ihe second no-hit game ning in (he nil-star game, pitched by City Softball League The fans—a record number of hurlers thU year, Erwin Jone.s ot [ (hem—were disappointed no little Ihe Hlythpville Mo lor Compnny Motor men, pitched a no-hit. no- run same asam.st the Phillips Mo- lor Company Foidmen June 9. The Kilowatiers garnered seven Pet .035 .593 .5tiV J5I3 .512 --4G3 .safe hlmvs off two Razorbaek hurlers and made each good for a run in annexing thp-iv eighth victory of •he .sea £ mi ai-ninrU only one rip f fat. Fred Perry, Kilowatt re fir.st bK.se- inan had a per feel night at bat with thrre .sin ales in ihree trips d he .scored Ihree riiti.s. OOTBC Pollock stalled on the hill when (irnharn and mate. Kridie Albrccht, an inmng apiece. hi.s Cardinal worked only Sports Roundup Hutb I'uliertuti Jr. On the oiher hand, managers of Ihfl Mississippi clubs cooperated lOO per (rent v-ith the all-star tilt, irj tag in make U the classic il ' s billed to lie. They gave their all- star pitchers H'.st.s so they could be at. their be .si at Helena. (All- tAll- MAJOR IJvAOUKS Americans II, Nationals 7 Star game) SOUTHERN I.KAOUE All-Stars 18, Nashville 6 •tar gamei YESTERDAY'S EXHIBITION RESULTS Montreal (Ib) 4, NW,' York <N» 2 Brcokiyn (N) 11, Patvtucket NED 1 Boston fN) 12, Hartford 'ED 2 St. Louis (A) 23, SpringCicld Three-1) S Chicago i A) 3, Fort Wayne Mich-Lnd) 2 Phlta nel]Jh ia (A). vs Ha i r i.sbn L'K IiUevsiate) cauceUeci rain. lor the Rt'zorbacks hut stave way to Biltv Hob RUIott in the fifth, .),.yrci-s Defe^E llnllatiil In la;>f [light's .second j?arne the Blythevillc Jay tees look over «n- dispuled pfi.^se.^sion of fourth place i in (he tea sue standings by drub- I bine UK- r->Hand Liotis 12-5 behind .39HJ Ihe five-hit hurling 1 o) Harvey Dor- .354 ' iK The .J aye Res. paced by center- fielder Ralph Patton who banged out three hits in five trips and .scored two runs, .scored in every inning but (he second and three t imps each in ihe first, third and fifth frames. (jardr'er Mnrrid went the dis- j tance for the Lions and wa.s taB<terl ! t'O^enun lor a total of 14 base, blows. The ! retariv loss was Hotlnnd'.s sixth of the sea- 4 cn fi»HJMst four wins. Bex .scores: R"?.nib:if-ks AR R H When are ihe spon.sors of athletic contests sainz to wise up about pre! KEimc cercmonios? The way .sonic such ceremonies drag out you'd think the ball game was a .secondary at- WHIZ K!D — KegKie Benham finishes ttrsl. Skeitocr Bruce Soden second in a race for the vounger -set—skiers and sked- dcts—down the L;ike Placid. N.Y., Club's 40-meter Olympic Hill. The "snow" runway is made of 90 tons of shaved ice covering a straw base. The winner is tnc son of Stan Benham, champion bobsled driver. B-ooklyn. July * 3 ffl*>—Nearly every ail-star baseball game, like every world series, has Its big moment of drama and excitement— Something 111' spectators remember and discuss for years. . . . The 1949 all-star game had Its big moments, too. but they were high comedy instead of drar.ia. , . . But what else could, you expect in Brooklyn???. . . , Tliere was Johnny Mize failing to come tip with Ed! Knznk's low throw in the first inning, a [iJay that meant four runs. , . And th' inevitable comment : "Of course ihe error is on Kazak; they decided its unfair to make Mine bend over.", . . . There was Willard Marshall playing tag with the ban" by ihe center field wall for the fourth error that tied the all-star same record; he ju.st couldn't find the handle on It. And Roy Cnrnpanella had the same sort of trouble for error No. 5. , . When the starting lineup was changed to put Gil Hodges on first and Campanula behind the plate, it marie five Dodgers in the lineup—Newccmibe. Reese and Jackie Rohhnnn were the others It was the "Brooklyn against the world" game all over again, Gil Johnson, SMU Passing Ace, May Join Pro Ranks AUBREY, Tex., July 13. (AP> — Southern Metlicdist University's Gilbert Johnson may pais Lo Ihe pro rink.5 today, The aerial wizard of the Miis- (ang football team said, "I'll know doing something. "The way the world is now you never know what's going to happen tomoriuw. and now that I'm married I've got responsibilities." He said he had been considering turning professional for a year. "I haven't, signed any contract yet." the 25-year-old ex-sailor declared. The New York Yankees of the . All-America conference and the ".I Philadelphia Eagles of the Nation- definitely this afternoon wheth er I'll turn professional," Loss of Johnson would be a terrific blow to Southern MelhodLsiAs bid lor a third straight Southwest Conference championship. Coach Matty Bell termed him "irreplaceable." Johnson, a counselor at Camp Texas a boy's camp near here, sitici there were a number of reasons for his turning mo, "I'm setting pretty old," he -s;itd yesterday, unri "I've got lo start President A] Haraway and other : league offic-ial.s made a genuine et- I fort lo put over the all-star affair! in a Ijig way and generally riiri a fine job. But as the spectators wait- ' ed for baseball, the speeches and introductions nt home plate droned on well pa-st the scheduled -starling time of the game. Further delay was caused by the fact that the program was -so arranged that the starting pitchers* couldn't start warming up until after the ceremonies were completed. Victoria Gets Win Over Ackers Team With Good Hurling Howie Pollet to ice I the Cardinals' the game. ' In all, the National* committed live mLscup^, a record for an all- star game. The Americans made one. Southworth used sfven pi teller. 1 ?, Newcombe getting pla-stered with the defeat. Virgil Trucks of Detroit, one of the four American League huiteis, was credited with the victory. Since the all-star competition began in 1033 (he National League ! ha.i won only four ot the 16 game.s No Today's Games NATIONAL I.EAttUE games scheduled AMERICAN I.KAOLTE No garner .scheduled ROI1THKRN I.KACUE Mobile at Atlanta, nlshl Only game .scheduled Eagles to Open Trainina Camp For All-Star Tilt Fi-anci. 1 ? c ... Caidwell Ib . John*on If Lav. e on cf-p . niiott 55-0 . FTC-hand ?1> f'V^tcr 3h Pinvoii rf Pollock p-c:f VICTORIA, July H—The Victoria Red Sox trimmed the Ackers Hardware nine of Memphis 8-3 last night behind ihe excellent pitching of Drew 'Top" Conner. The game WHS played at Hale Field in Osceola. Conner went the route for vic- c -jloria suikine ma 10 Memphis bat- Henry Woods, implied at a , tBrs n » ri was" touched for 10 scalier- dinner of league officials and sports' C(( n j^ writers that the governor'* office \ would pxcrl political prrs-sure for j Segur [s \>ecksed Charlie Srgar, the National ! League public-tor, refused to offer i an alibi for thai fourth straight defeat. . . .''We've played 16 games .so far, in all the parks,", he explained. "Next year the all-star same is Koiug back to Chicago. where it started. We're going to do like JlilJ Vceck did in Cleve. land: call the first 16 exhibitions, stage a Rranri openitig and ihen we'll begin counting them.' 1 . . "Yeah," exclaimed a listener. "You even had to get that tdea from the American League." McMnth's executive . Detroit 1: 't June." And another ematXed that Ford Prick was n good ' t base-- • -i and Branch Rickey R good catcher in college, "bue we couldn't use them today," RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday * Thursday "HOLD THAT BABY" with The Bowery Boys News & Carlon al League hold draft rights to the blond passing ace. THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE VU.Y Office OtH-ni il 7 Week Mshtj Show SUrti »t 7:30 Matinee Suturda> & Sumlay ul "i p.m. u-ilU continunus sliuMir-. Wednesday & Thursday "CALIFORNIA STRAIGHT AHEAD" John Wayne I.nuise Latimer Also Shorts resvi million of the University ol Arkan.sas-Ole Miss football rivahy. There's just one tiling Henry and JJ i his boss may be overlooking. Raz" I ti-back bcart Conch John BarnhiH's 0 1 job with the .state is assured by "jcontrnt-i for seveji and a half more 0 ! years. Those of Mr. McMath and n , Mr. Woods are asstircd for only uiie 0 and a half more. 0) ol Totals -. ... Ark-Mo Lone .** .... F-rri If .... Morron cf Perry !ti ... Povmsi>v'all c flrny 31) ... Olirlcy if Ponsh If-ss Detlton p .. n 2 n An R H Southern League All-Stars Defeat Mighty Vols 18-6 Shortstop Pcle Bennett and third tascman J. T. Conner led tile Red Sox eight-liit attack with homers. Bennett clouted one \viih the ba.ses full and Conner hit his with Uvo on. Deluagch of Memphis led h ! s team in hits with three for three, j ^ _ McComon went all the way for ~ ^ Memphis. The Red So\ ptay the TJTOMZJI Independents at Hale Field In Os- ceoln Friday night. Box Score: Memphis AB Flalblish Follies Hush Casoy, intcring the pre box ju.st before Eddie Joost's freak hit ruined a sood pitching performance by Don Newcombe. commented: "From what I've seen, that guy is the best pitcher on the field.". . . . And when Ted Wiliams tn-.ids that one-hand stab of Newcombe's long drive, nearly overyonc passed: "They say he can't field.". . . . One National Lcaener. who mn.st be nameless, growled after the same: "The league should have let Mize go to s.s Paradir :b 5 R-ss cf 5 Delua-h 3 True rf 4 Hill 3b .. I arnbcrl Ib lals If If P Raw Is McCotnon 7 7 Jaycees' Protest- Is Sustained by League Officials J. P. G^rrott. dipeioi of til? Bly- thcviile Y. said this morning liiat ' ll:r BlyiheviHe Jaycee.s' proles t or | their City Softball League game | with the Ark-Mo Kiloivattct'S June j 14. has been allowed and tltat re- | suits of ihf content have bf-rn re- j moved fvom the league books pcnd- •• in2 final .settlcjueut. : Thfi LeaEue'.s PfotP.sf Cmnnni tcp • vctPd to nllow (lie protr.si of the! 2»:ne. Mr. Guirotl .sard, but thr re I is .'-liH some question a.' lo ho\v the ' g^ine slioiilri be re-played. i The .lay<jpe.s registereri the pro- ! test of thrir 3-2 low to ^^le Kilo- ! wnt'crs whet\ the uinitiip.-; rulcri thai a bali hit by slvirV.siop in.^n- '.ter-r .Soiuiv Lin yd wa.s irotici (or only Uvo ba<e,s ni.stearl of J home vun. The brtll hit by Lloyd rarcpnccl oft the rigiiinelckr's r<K>; iti fair tev- yit'» - y Ki'd bonnced under a tar j.iH.ikrd off the playing firld H a home run had been allowed tl K'Oi'lri h;ive tied the -score at ;<-al Mr. Garrott explained that ac- coidinp to nile.s of the len^ne \viirti a protcA; iy allowed on su^h a pliy the same i.s to be re-played fiom the PHILADELPHIA. July 13— i.'Vi— It's not football \vealhcr in thc.se parts but '20 members of the'Ptina- delphia Eagles depart today f o r their training i-arnp at Grand Rapids. Minn. The remainder of the 50-man Totnli 21 .l;«yrres 12. Holland S Holland AB R H Konnedv Ib Coieman 2b point of the protest with decision correi'icd. Cf such i.^ the case, licte rhe game will be rc-pliiyed from the last hiiir of the .sixth inning with the score tied al 3-3 and nobody on l. Mr- Ganotl explained that the decision a.s to whether the Kf.inc shall lie playcci over completely or Ircnn the ixnnt ol protest is up to the Prote.st Commitlcc. The nl!o\varicr (if the protest coupled with a lU-ii victory over Fiollanrt la.sl nisht anve tlin Jnycecs ^ sea.son rrcoro (if foai" win.s against live dRfcat,c and put them in fourth l>lv<ce a hnll-garne ahead ol Hoi»and. The corrected .standi]i»-s < including l«5t nip,hl'!s L;iune,s) tollow: Ark-.tln . KlvttirviEIr n'u istian s.s FundPibuik Wnlker 3b Prichard cf RcW c ; Ncmd p i Avis rt If Total* Pn'lon cf Hall c ..... . f lovd w ..... ?: Doi fis p . . Smith 3b ..... R^.wJmiP 2b . Wf.sthrnnk ah Crowe U ..... T. IVrsis rf .. Totals ...... Victoria 1 Bennett ;v.s .. Maim Ib .... •! Soock 2b ... Wricht cf ... B'ker U While c J. Conner 3b : Biirri rf . . D. Conner p Toiiils 37 12 H I'herr arc about 27 rltffprem kind.s of stamte.ss steel in common use. "•qund will make the trip to enmp [roin tlich* .scattered homes. T h e championship Englc.s a rr c.oin^ itilo training at their date in order to be ready for the An??. 12 clash with the college alt.-tars in Chicago aftrr that pa me they'll rio further training at Hot Springs. , NASHVILLE. Tenn.. July 13—<ff») —T h e Southern Asszcinlion all- slars out.stuffcd the mighty Nash- viMe Vols last night for an 18 to G rteci.sion over the loop leaders. The all-.st.ir.s started their timber -vork c^tjy. scoring six runs• in the first inning. A crowd of almost 11,500 turned out to pack Sulphur Dell, the Nashville ball nark. They saw four all-star hi triers limit the home club to 12 safe blows, while the stellar aggregation jumped on five Vol ] twirlcr.s for ?2 hits. i Righthander Al Plrchuta of Little , Kork wa.s the stalling and winning i ijiicher for the stars, tie gave up I three runs in the first frame but • shutout [he Vols in two more. He utao doubled honie two runs in the Russian Factory Call SwaUski each clouted a home run. Georgia Shnba. Mobile left- tickler, and Lloyd Graihart. Atlanta i ightticldcr, poled homers lor the stars. Ten all-star reford.s weir shatter- I fd in the cotuc.st. They were: Most total runs 24: highest score by one team—18; greatest hit total by winning team—22; largest hit total by both learns—31; most runs In one mning--<y. mosl home rvms — four; worst defeat \'?. runs; five hits by one player, Dave Williams: and most batters in one inning H; in the ninth. 36 AF1 . 3 . 3 . 4 . 3 . 4 . 4 .. 4 R 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 R 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 33 8 •Thursday 'THE BACHELOR and THE BOBBY SOXER" Cary Grant, Jlvrna I.oy, Shirley Temple Also Shorts SKY LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER 2 lilies Nurlh of Blylheville Bov Office Opens at 6:45 Show Starts 7:30 Wednesday "I, JANE DOE" with Ruth Husscy and .Tnhn Carroll Selected Shorts Thursday & Friday "THE FULLER BRUSH MAN" with Red Skrllon and Janet Blair Also Shorts NEW «o« U|ieu& Week Uays !:WI p.m. Matinee Saturday •& Sunday sat.-Sun I p.m Cnnt ShowUQ Manila, Ark. Sliows 6VEK* NltiHT Wednesday & Thursday "STATE DEPARTMENT FILE NO. 649" with William Lundigan Also Shurts BLVTHEVILLES ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRE Show Starts \\>t-k(t.<ji 7:IXJ p.m. Salurda> and Sunday: Ducilinuutu sliuwnig (rom l:Dti p.m. Wednesday & Thursday tDOUBLK FEATURE) "ROBIN HOOD OF MONTEREY" with Gilbert Roland as the Cisco Kid, and Chris "Pin" Martin "SONG Of THE SOUTH' with Kuth Warwick Lucille Wilson, anrl llaltie McDaniel Serial: "G-Men Never Forget" Chapter 6 Also Short M O S C O W— if i— The Supreme : Conn nl the RSFSR has upheld sontciu-ec handed out to two fac- ] defective goods. "Evening Moscow" said: "Poor quality household soap appeared in the. stores. Tine snap was manufactured by the Khimpro- dukt Works. The director of the works and the chief technician have been sentenced to '•• and 5 years imprisonment respectively. Conrirr News Want Ads A cool, carefree day al tlic Ho* ti.dnr.il lli.il Hill an.! H iu tlii llnw (Irlighlflil thai rich Hill .,,,.! ill KrnliicVy H.ivor IRS«?S nn llir palate! iVoJiim/i—Ix-c'ause it'» PROOF b.i.e (TJIII Neutral »|mil> use the new Stewart- Fntts excessive "pavement \X';irncr Klectron Ic Wheel Flal- pound ing,"jii»ves wear on tires, Rticer th.it tloc^ x perfect wheel £'^c* you a smoother riding balancing joV> every time. c«r. firing your car in lodayl All four wheel* ha la need * iihom removal from the car. Tire, tube, wheel, huh cap hM- eed AS a \\n\i-tUctronicallyl $100 I per wheel (plus Weights) T. I. SEAT MOTOR CO. McKevnn 121 East Main Phone 2122 SKYLINE DRIVE-IN THEATER 2 Miles North of Blytheville on "61" Wednesday Night Is "BUCK NIGHT" ALL FORD CARS ADMITTED FOR JUST ONE DOLLAR! Ruth Hussey and John Carroll in 'I, JANE DOE 7 Gate Opens at 6:45 Show Begins at 7:30 l

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