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TAGE BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COUBIKK KZWB THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1949 Osceo/o Legion Juniors Score Four Runs in Eighth and Five In Ninth to Edge Caraway 10-9 Oscfola'a junior Legion basebullers scored four runs in th« elfJith inning and five in the ninth to edge Caraway by a 10-9 score In a Filth District League contest played under the lights of Kale Field In osceola lut night. * This game was one of the two league tilt"! involving Mississippi County teams played yesterday and last ntght. In the other Luxora dropped a 7-3 decision to Trumann in a game at Luxora that was halted by rain after five innings of play. Both Blythenllc and Manila ttvre by cancellations yesterday. .The Cotton Pickers were scheduled to meet Harrisbiirg at Walker Park but the game was postponed on 'the request of Harrlrburg Legion ! officials. Manila was slated to meet Memphis but that game was also postponed. ' Trailp-- by a 9-1 count going into the eighth from Cuceola's batters can 1 ^ to life and pounded out A four-run rally in the bottom half of the inning- to send Caraway's starting hurler, Bowdcn. to Ihfc bench. , First-baseman Gibson look over the mound duties but Osceoln \ greeted him with a five-run winning splurge In the ninth to tag him with the loss. Melvin Haskett started for Osce' ola but was relieved in the fourth by Tommy Spires after being nick- Brooklyn ... St. Louis .. Boston .. Philadelphia New York . Pittsburgh .. Cincinnati ., Chicago ed for seven in three and bne-thlrd Innings. Spires giwe up - : only two base hits hi the five anrl two-third Innings that he worked. Luxora and Truman were scheduled to play a double-header yesterday but rain brought an end to their plans. The rains came In , the sixth inning of tile first game in ttme to give Trumann a 7-3 '. decision. Turner worked Ihe full live Innings for Trumann and held the Luxor* batters to five hits. Chester Lunsford opened for Lnxora but was knocked from the box in f he fourth. He was replaced by ,Ia:Vs Owen who finished the tilt. All teams return to ..action Sunday afternoon with the "Cotton - Pickers entertaining Osceoln at ; Walker Park, Luxora going to Car> away and Manila playing Weit ; Memphis at Manila. '_ Box scores: Osceoli 1», C«r»«»T » Car*-»-»y AB Burrough ss i Ooodman 2b ' Miles rf ; Cr»lg cf Brewer c Gibson Ib-p ....... j Dennis 3b ' Parten If - Bowdert p-lb ..... . ToUls ' OM«o)ft | Hill 2b ' Harrison If .. • Spires 3b-p ....... t Shaneyfelt A.S -.-,- 2 Watson Ib 4 White c i Haskett p-.lb • Simmons cf ' Langston rf HOW THEY NATIONAL LEAGUE W 47 . 47 43 41 38 . 35 , 31 30 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L New York 50 Cleveland 44 Philadelphia 44 Boston 42 Detroit 41 Washington 33 Chicago 33 St Louis 24 SOUTHERN LEAGUE W L Nashville 54 31 33 .. Birmingham Atlanta . ,. Mobile . New Orleans Little Rock . Chattanooga Memphis ... ...48 .... 44 .... 42 ,...41 ... 38 35 Pet. .603 .595 .544 .519 .500 .455 408 .315 Pet .649 J19 .557 .538 .513 .440 .413 .312 Pet .635 593 .530 .519 .51 .463 .398 .35- 38 AB . 6 . 4 Totals Trumann . Truman n Spence ss Baker c Keller Ib ..... Cook rf ......... Pryor 2b Mead 3b . Rawls cf Priest If Turner p Totals Luxora B. Tate 2b .. R. Tate ss W. Tale c Owen Ib-p McAdoo rf , 3 Bennett 3b 3 Slovall cf Hickerson Ib Lunsford p-cf Totals 37 10 Luxora 3 AB R 3 2 2 1 ....... 3 1 1 I 1 n a o 7 n n o o n o o o i i 24 AB . . 3 . . 2 .. 1 2 Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE No games scheduled. AMERICAN l.KAtiUF. No games scheduled. SOUTHERN LKAGUE Mobile 6. Atlanta 2. (Only game scheduled!. VESTKRDAV'S EXHIBITION RESULTS By The Associated Press Pittsburgh (N) 1. Cleveland (A) New York (N) 5, Albany (EL) 3 Philadelphia (N) 10, Allentowi (Interstate) 3. Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Brooklyn, Pittsburgh at New York. St. Louis at Philadelphia. Chicago at Boston. AMERICAN LEACUB (All i\I K lil O»me») Washington nt Chicago. New York at St. Louis. Boston at Detroit. Philadelphia at Cleveland SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: Nashville at Memphis. Mobile at Atlanta 121. New Orleans at Birmingham. Chattanooga at Little fiock. Bears Trounce Crackers 6-2 in Lone SA Contest By the Associated Press The Southern Association, mos of which has had two full days o rest in the time taken out, (or tin all-star K amc. will resume a lul schedule Thursday night. ChiitUnooga will be at Littl Rock, Mobile at Atlanta for tw< games, Nevv Orleans at Birming ham and Nashville at Memphis. Two clubs didn't rest Wodne.sdaj night, Mobile taking a 6-2 decision at Atlanta. The Bears got to Carl Lindqui and Dick- Hoover /or ten hits, wh Pete Wcjie and Ken Olson check, the Crackers on four. Wojie, lifted in the seventh for a pinch hitter, was the winner. IIEROKS IN' DKFKAT—Heroes In defeat were these National Leaguers, shown in dressing room after American League won All-star game 11-1 at El)bcts Field, Brooklyn Tuesday. Andy Pafko (center) of the Chicago Cubs shows home run hitters Stan Musial of St. Louis ami Ralph Kiner, (right) of Pittsburgh, how he took i hit away from Vic Wcrlz of Detroit In seventh Inning. CAP 'Wirephoto). Bobo in Trouble Again; Refuses To Board Train CHATTANOOGA, Teilll., July H. MV-Ixjuls (Bobo) Ncwsom, winner of 10 Barnes for the Chattanooga Lookouts this season, refused early today to accompany the Southern Association team on a road trip to Little Hock. The ponderous Ncwsom. reportedly winner of more games—300-plus —than any other pitcher now active in baseball, bnlkei! nt boarding Hie train here, the Chattanooga Times sntrt, in the face of a warning from club President Joe Bugle Unit "If Bobo doesn't get on thtit train he will be suspended for the rest of the season, and fined." According to the Chattanooga News-Free Press yesterday, Ncwsom said he was going to seek major league connection and that If he did not make them would "quit Chaltnnooga now because there Is no future In minor league baseball for me." Snead and Middlecoff Favored in Dapper Don PITTSBURGH, July 14. (AP) _ PGA champ s a m aneart and open Iitleholder Gary Middlecoff resume their golfing w ar today, leading the field of 15« pras and amateurs teeing off in the »1«,000 Dapper Dan tournament. Middlccoff. currently hoklLng a slislit lead over Snead in the bat(le for money winning honors, topped the shotmaker from White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.. by one stroke in the recent Reading. Pa., .tourney. ;' The Dapper Dan—a 72-hole lour- day competition over the rolling Alcoma Country Olttb course-also :.s expected to ptay a major role In the seeclion of Ihe two remaining members of the U.S. Ryder Cup team. Norman Seah Enlists Norman Eugene Seals has enlisted in (hi! U.S. Army and is taking basic training at Camp Chatfce, Ark.. M.Sgt. \v. D. Prnscr, commander of the Blytheville recruiting station, has announced. Recruit Seals Is the son of Mrs Myrtle seals, 223 North Second Street, Blytheville. Charles Seals a brother, enlisted In the army in December and is now stationed at Ft. Benning, Ga. — _ _! Recruiting Station Open J_» 3 * Six Doys Per Week Now recruiters were on duty. He also said the Society of the First Division, comprised of men who served with that organization in both world wars. Is scheduled to hold its annual reunion August 11627, in Philadelphia, Pa. Hayti All-Stars Will Face Lefty Fisher Tonight HAYTI. July 14.—Lefty Flshc: will be pitching against the Hayl All-Stars tonight when they mce Puxlco at 8:15 at the Hayti ath letlc field. Fisher, who pilches for his horn town of Puxlco when he's not hurling for the Stars, last week struck out 13 while leading [he Stars to a 3-2 win over Chuck llutton of Memphis. Lou Weiss. Cape Ciirardenu boy, will be on the mound for llavti with Sewell behind the plate. The rest of the lineup will be the same as slaried last week against Memphis. Puxico has one of the strongest teams in Southeast Missouri having combined with last year's strong Ashcrville club to form one team The Hayli band will entertain with a concert prior to the game. Yesterday's Sports in Brief By The As.socJuled Press Tennii CHICAOO — Pancho Gonzalez i an,| Frankie Parker of Los Angeles 1 speeded first, and second, advanced easily in third round of national clay courts tournament. PELHAM, MANOR. N.Y. _ Unseeded Sidney Schwartz scored first I upset of the eastern clay court tourney, ousting eighth-seeded Jack Gcller to gain quarter-finals along with thrre favorites— Eddie Moylan. Bill Vogt and Sidney B. wood. General NEW YORK — Ezy.aid Charles, NBA heavyweight iitleholder, signed a contract for Ms Ift-vound title light with Otis [.csenvich at Yankee Stadium, Aug 7. CLEVELAND — Don Black, Cleveland Indians' pitcher, started his first gome since a near fatal collapse last September, working the first two innings ugainst Pittsburgh Pirates in exhibiting game. Black gave up the only run >f the game, allowing two doubles, a single and four walks. Motor Outfits Battle Tonight In Softball Tilt The up and coming Phillips Motor Company Fordmen and the de- lendln? champion Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet boys will stage a showdown brittle for third place in the City Softball League standing to night In the flr.st game of * ached uled league doubleheader at Wallc er Park. The two motor outfits are presently lied lor third place in the league's .standings and that situation U almost cinched to be corrected tonight. This will be the second and last meeting between the two team* In regular season play. In the first meeting this sea-so the Foremen handed the Chevrolet Boys their first defeat of the season, an 11-5 setback. That was Tom Ivey'.s second mound performance for the Fordmen and he's been go Ing great guns ever since . Ivey is -scheduled for mound work for the Fordmen tonl&ht against the Chevrolet Boys' Jack Whittle who will be seeking to revenge the earlier defeat by Ivey. In tonight's second game tin Blytheville Motor Company Motor men will be seeking to shorten th gap between them and the league- leading Ark-Mo Kitowatters whei they take en the Oiveiis Druggist, who moved out of the league eel lar with their first victory las 1 week. Tiie Motormcn are now a fill game buck of the Kilowatlers i second place and a victory tonigh would shorten that margin to ; half-game. The Motormen, how ever, have played one more gam than the Kilowallers, who haa a victory taken away from them yes terday on a protest by the Jaycees The Motormen will start either Ted F»Eher or their fireball ace, Erwln Jones, on the mound tonight against Billy Haynes of Owens. Sports Roundup kj Uugb t'ullerlon Jr. NEW YORK, July 14. </!>)— H Isn't, surprising to hear Bill Mc- Kechnle come out with optimistic words about the Cleveland Indians, especially since they've climbed to second place. . . . Bill never was one to km ' a club he worked for. . . . "We're hitting better now and we're really coming along." McKcchntc says, and he really seems to mean !t. , . . "Lou Boudreau is really hitting now and Doby has brought Ills average up a lot. Lou Is playing a lot since Ken Keltner was hurt, and Ray Boono is Boine to be a good shortstop. He's over his nervousness now. . . It was our pitching that was carrying us for a while, but we're hlttliifr now.". . . . After thai explanation. Bill took off to hit to the tnfi.-|c!er« with the further comment: "It's up to us old folks to make these youngsters hustle." —and, brother, he docs. Johnson to Turn Pro; Will Sign With NY Yankees DALLAS, Texas, July 14. (/rj— Gilbert Johnson, Southern Methodist University's spectacular forward passing star, Is going to turn professional "as soon as possible." Johnson made his decision yesterday after talking by telephone to Coach Matty Bell, who Is on vacation at Cloudcroft, N. M. Johnson said he "expected" he would sign with the New York Yankees of the All-America Conference Philadelphia holds draft rights to the Mustang aerial wizard in the National Professional Football League. "If there is a Yankee agent around here with a contract form I'll sign it," Johnson said. "If not I may fly to New York this weekend, sign a contract and stick around for opening ol training camp." Last Word After the all-star baseball game in Brooklyn Tuesday, someone asked Charley SD—I-. national [ensue publlcitor: "Is this game supposed to be played for or by old-time tail players". . . . Maybe the answer should have been that It was a benefit for the fresh error fund. . . . Anyway, the National Leaguers wanted to win in the worst way: instead they lost in the worst way. One-.Mimilc Sports I'aje Top price for the Ezzard Chnrles- Ous Lestievich fight in New York wlll be S1G.50. In Philly Robinson and Gaviliin fought for a 512.50 top. . . . Maybe they're charging bv the pound. . Looks like the Red Sox figure they may need help in a hurry later in the season Th»y snified pitcher Windy McCall to Louisville and persuaded Seattle to deliver Sammy White, the $75.000 rookie catcher, ahead of schedule so he could go to the same club. Chick Evans won the Western Open golf championship in 1910 and hasn't missed one since, though ne never repeated. . . . Chick says t .vns a tougher tournament than the U.S. Open or amateur in those days. . . The Cincinnati Reds' publicity dept. has dug up the fact that almost the entire 1883 team barely escaped death or serious injury in an elevator accident. All but one playei was on the elevator that crashed. . . . Maybe that was n precedent for the Reds' annual plunge to the cellar. Luxora Methodist Nine Wins From BlytheviHe 4 to 3 The Luxora Methodist baseball nine defeated the First Methodist team of BlytheviHe 4-3 in 10 Innings in an American Legion Recreational League game played at Walker park yesterday. Bobby Tale went all the way for the victors and Wayne Burnham worked the full 10 for First Methodist. The Blytheville team scored ILs hree runs in the first innings »J .hen Tile closed the door. LtnJ bounded back nfter scoring a single ally in'the first frame with a two•un ral.y in the seventh to knot he score. B. Tnte and Chnrles Bennett led Liuxnra's hitting with three safeties each and Burnham and Hulon each collect two binqles for First Methodist. First MelhodKt was scheduled to !>lay Caivniy Baptist in a leagus Same this morning. Minnesota Canoe Derby to Draw 100 Contestants BEMIDJI, Minn., July H. (API — Four-hundred-fifty miles of the Mississippi river .stretch before 100 canoeists, who tomorrow morning dip paddles and head for Minneapolis and $8.000 In prize money. Fifty two-man teams from, seven states and three Canadian provinces are poised to begin & gruel- ling canoe derby at this Northern Minnesota city near the Mississippi's source. Eight days later the first of the teams is scheduled to crass the finish line to open the annual Minneapolis aquaiennial. Entrants have been attracted from Wisconsin, Michigan. Iowa, Missouri, Ohio, Washington and Minnesota, and Ontario, Manitoba and Quebec in Canada. They range Trom wrestlers and Indian guides to woodsmen, a barber and a lawyer. The hardy paddlers will be aim- IIIR for a $2.000 first prize. The sec- !ond place tcnm will collect $1,500 and the third, $1,003. Additional prize money will so to 17 other places. The first le? of the trip is from Bemidji to Lake \Vinncbigoshish — 42 miles. 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