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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 13, 1951
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PACE SIX 'Poetic Justice' Costs Yanks Lead in American League JgLTTHEVTLLB. (ARK.) COUKTER NEWS Brooklyn . New York , Philadelphia SI. Louis . Hop ton Cincinnati . Chicago . . Pittsburgh NATIONAL I.KAG1JE W L Pel. 71 36 .664 61 51 o.u. . .57 . 52 . 50 . 49 . 47 . 45 . .514 .500 .47J .454 Curfew Erases Four-Run Eighth and A's Win Pair By JDK HEICIII.KH AKtwIaleit Press SporU Writer ClcvoIaiul'R Indians s( (K) ,l alnnc atop the Amor-Iran ««me a.,,1 a halt ica,l over " 20', 32 "4 .409 27'-i Cleveland . New york . Boston . Chciapo . , Detroit . . Washinclon Philftcfelphia St. Louis . AMERICAN LEAGUE IV I, Pet. (iS 3d .639 fiS 41 .651 .591 6(1 50 .545 51 47 43 34 New York Yankees—ami all whispering, "poetic justice." That's lint what manager Casey Stengel of the Yankees believes though. 'We were the victims of rotten luck/ he saw. "Nothing mori>." was referring lo yestcr- 3d 41 45 50 56 62 (59 7.1 G.B. day's second (he circuit they were eighth ImMns. A ,,. x Kdlncr , 11!vri( , wll.1 pitch, Catcher Joe Aslrolh was ch mired with A passed hall. The Athletics appeared lo he using slall- fng lactic*. The Yankees, after go- .477 .384 ,312 Pi 5 in 17'i 22'i SOUTHEJi.V ASSOCIATION W I. I'ct. O.K. Liltle Rock . ... 75 47 .6IS Birmingham . . . 70 54 .565 6 Mobile 65 58 .528 10'i Memphis 6.f B!) .512 12'i Nashville 59 63 .484 16 Atlanta 5B 64 .475 17 ChsttalboRR . ..50 71 .413 24',; New Orleans . ..'50 13 .407 25>i - - '-•- 7--1 loss to me Athletics In Philadelphia. The A's [also won (he opener. 3.5. to sweep the doublehendcr from New York The double loss, coupled with olcve- nr'i 1 ^' 1 ' '"' trit ""l>» ow luc Chicago. White. Sox. for their loth stralj-liti win, snapped the Yankces-Indians' first place lie.. Stengel had a point, !«>. His y nn kees actually hail a ff-7 lend follow- a five-run rally In the top of the ilh when play was hailed and the seme reverted back lo the sov enth liming. Pennsylvania has „ fiunrtn.v 6 p.m. /KST< curfew J nw Since the Athletics did not bat In or the elKhlh, the Yan- . ing ahead, ,''"? K lm<l " to olla '«c (o ti.kc • R " nklr T< ™ MONDAY, AUGUST IS, •' '" thn ynunR . , ..... * "> Kes five runs were wi Ml off the YKSTEItOAVS RKSULTS N'atiuna! League Brooklyn 7. Boston 2 New York 3-2, Philadelphia 2-1 Pittsburgh 1-0. Chicsgo 0-6 St. Louis 4. Cincinnati 3 American l,fnKiie Cleveland 7, Chicago 1 Philadelphia 9-7, New York 5- <?nrt game called aft«r'7 curfew) Boeton 6-6, Wnshington 2-2 Detroit 2. St. Louis 1 Sonlhtrn A.woclatli>n Atlanta 3-6. Memphis 2-5 Little Rock 7-10. Birmingham 2- Chattanoogn 11-6. New Orlean «-n Nashville 4, Mobile 1 TODAY'S GAMK* Nallonal l^nnnr Boston at Brooklyn nlisht PhUadelphla at New York nigh Plttsbtngh »t Cincinnati (2 twi night) Chicago at St. Louis nigh* Amrriran league Detroit at Cleveland niRhl New York at Philadelphia nighi Only games scheduled Southern Association Night Oamn Memphbt at Atlanta Ohattunoofn lit New QrlsMH Nashrllle at Mobllt Only gtunu schedulMt Luxora Whips BlythevilleNine Campbell Allows Only 2 Hitt but Lotct 4-3 I.UXORA, Aug. 13 -A Blytheyllle «emi-pro learn got 13 hlta but managed to «core only two runs *s the Luxora Tigers grabbed . 4-i win here yesterday afternoon. The Blytheville (cam left 13 men on the bases In Hie. free.-hltthig but low-scoring affair. Campbell went the distance for Blythevllle pitchins: Iwn hit ball hut hts wiliitiess put seven other Lu.vors hatters on hasp and three errors behind, him were costly. Bryre Conner luirled for t.u.xnra. ' BI.VTHKVILt.F. Willard If Roricers ss .. , Reed 2b Bunch 3b Beard c Mcharg Ib . .. Camobell p Smith cf Beard rl Totals LUXORA .;. lyitc.e s s ... B. Conner Ih . Baker r-f •V Conner 3b Johnson 2b H, Lutr-s rf .... Brown If ... Koont?, c .... Conner p . .. , Total* An AH . . s . 2 .. 2 .. 4 .. 3 . .1 .. 3 R tl 0 1 0 I 1 0 n n .1 R 0 1 0 ! 0 0 1 0 n v *-- "ij";u mi me records. Thai made the A's the winners. The V'ankees' sorry plij-bl bronchi to mlud a name played between the • Mu-y n! Th, < Vankces"!od N ' : ll V ^s the While Sox wont lo bnt In lh c ninth. Chicago t.illlcd three times lo so alwnd 4-.1. But rain Intervened and.nfler an hour's wait the umpires called the game. The score •everted to Ihe end of the elghlh That made the Ynnkees Ihe win ners, Ponlic Justice? Perhaps Hoston's third-place Red Sox re- Balncrt Iheh winning ways. »wecp- tiR a pair Horn Washington bv Itlentlcal 6-2 margin.!. Hoot Ever'" Hunched a bases loaded single In the nlnlh Inning to hrrak „ t(e n]|( j the Detroit Tigers a 2-1 victory over (he SI. Louis Browns OUnl.i .Win T»D Don Newcombe pitched Brooklvn to a 7-2 victory over the. rioslo,, Braves but the Dodgers' fiisl-pl.icc ead In the Nnllonal was reduced lo 1S!4 fsnmcs as the rmmcrup New Yorlt Glnnts swept a twin bill from Philadelphia's Phils. .1-2 and 2-1 The St. I.ouis Cardinals overcame .1-0 Cincinnati lead lo win 4-3 ittsburRh „„,! Chicago swapped shutoute. Murry Dlckson hurled the «"?. i'" ,? '•" lr """l' h "'•"• J«e Hatlen In the opener. Th« Cubs re- J>««(ed when Paul Mlnner blanked "lltshurghi 6-0, In the nigim-ap The Yankee-Athletie., nlghli-«p nded In rah, and darkness amid n •elter of confusion. Phlladclnhl = lanager Jimmy Dvke.s chii 'hllndclphln pltchen twice In W,t » n ! ' • n ynunR iiwnthnnder ror six runs In fpss lhan Fifty-Six Linksmen Qualify for Country Club's Tournament Mfly-six golfers will wing j n(<1 M1 | on , ni , week „ f|n _ t play opens to determine a 1951 Blythevllle Country club champion and championships in three lesser flight*. * Qualifying medalist was John Bu- Feller to Have 'Night' Tonight three innings. Jack KianYcr" chiiifH'rt with Ihe second-; lo^s. _ , ,, ......... •-•'•->.•-«,' m I o^s. — ..... ~ • Rob Hooper nml nobby Shaul/ were VViJIbm - ' the u-lnn. Mike Onrt-l.i chalked up his 16th victory for the Indians, who rnkrd Mur White Sox pitchers for 14 hits hicliulinc hoine runs by i.ariy nnby Bobby Avnla and Ray linon'e. Dale Mitchell cot Ihrec of CliwIaiKj's hi Is to shclch hl.s conseciillve hlt- Ung through 20 E ames. Hay SrnrhorniiRh ami will Wight principals in the Red Sox-While Sox winter trade, teamed up for the fii.'t lime this season to give Boston its double win. F.acl, jimniltrd rfcht •mis. Scarborough won his ninth and Wight his fifth. Browns Rcalen .liui McDonald, St. Louis rookie was with),, liw, out* of pllchlng a shutout. Doubles by Ororgc Kell and Vic Werte. however, tied Ihe score. A walk and an error nrcrecderj Evers name-winning hit,. r)nb Cain was the u-innrr. ( KW Cnmpanelln helped Brook-' IMh triumph, blasting a ,,„£ Orf ,,„! mers lo drive In fi v « r ,,,, Si •,-,„,, were homers Nns. 23 and 21 Monle Irvin mul linbhy Thomson drove In all New rock's runs In the Giants' double win. irvln homered with two on In (he first game to o tfse.1. a 2-n deficit. Thomson doublet! In two runs in the nlnlm-an titter Philadelphia lurl taken a 1-0 lead, sal Maelle won his Ifilh In the oiwuer. nonkie Al Corwin won his Ihlrd without a defeat in Ihe niuhlcnp. Ilerm WelmieJe;- walked Hob Scheffing with (he bases loaded Ini the lust of the ninth lo give the Cards their 4-3 win over Cinrin- ilnll. Harry Biwhcen won his eighth apninst two losses. Geoi- R e Sti-icklalicl's stride scored Clyje Mr.Cilllniieh („ t |ie fifth to produce Ihe oiih- run of Ihe. first same as Dicfeson won his lull, ganie. lor Ihe Pirates. Winner scattered I 'Bed j eight Pittsburgh h|t s , nr ,,,,. s the I^Chlcngo victor,- in the nightcap. ===; •;:,;- ,r:,-i=,.-.-i =~=-~= Clevelond's Fans To Pay Tribute to Veteran Frreballer o( Monetle. He fired a 72 meet W. .1. Pollard, last ye Low qualifiers were J M Wll "".'"•'• ^ « n( « G. G. Hubhard, Jr." both with 75's; James C. Guard 74' and Louis McWater.s 16 Other championship pairing, flntt Joe Emerson meeting Lloyd sick man. Williams vs. Frank Whit Thorn* T J ° e Dl -»t°" "a. E hl B '- , ... . 1 ..,,,, ,.j i^tv; mil, <]ULLMMll(,T Catcher: Eugene Puekett, pitcher; and Danny Dennis, inficlder nresenl when photo wa.s taken. and Other first round matches follow Second F!| ? ht ,". olall 5 B 'lhop-E. B. Gee. H. w. Bob Tale and Warren Welnberg were not Cards Stay in First Division with 4-3 Win Over Reds; Brownies Beaten 2-1 I lie 81. L/lllls Carriinnlc n-n.i n.^j^ r .1. • Travelers Add Hurler Ray Yochim to Corps ' ASS(X,'IATF,I) PRESS Tlie luted addition lo the mound orps is Hay rocllim. a rlghlhfllid- r. who saw lours of duty with both er Orleans and BirmhiRham. arte a free agent yesterday by e St. Louis Cardinals, he was laPIX-d up by Ihe ,r|,,i, whfch uuled Ihe Barons a double beal- B Sunday to mnke It three vie- Ji Yochim, 39. replaces pitcher Bob -iCnue who goes Into the arnieti L j forces. Niners Defeat Lepanto 7-4 Grover Whittle Gets 10th Win in Relief X'iinb-r Nino's Niners loccrri their 13'n win in 15 si = rl.< yr<terri.i.v afternoon as they rinwned the Icpa'nlo Ticers 1-t .it L^tunln. Orovft- Whittle relieved Mailer Bmiciihinifr j n thr third inniiiE to cain his loth win. Botienhimer was rnrs sent three !^>panto runs homr Troy Bollick led Ihe hitters, with two rlouhles and a sinclr. Tluirsday nicht the Niners 20 to Sikcstoti to play the Hart's D iliplib-ii. Xnmbrr .Nine Kellrr !b . . , ) The Rocks plastered Birmlnctinm in the opener 7 to a and ernbbed !the afterpiece 10 lo 7. Atlanln won i two Kamr.s from Memphis. 3-2. and J6-S, and Chattanooga moved out o[ the cellar by whippini. Men- Orleans iu a twin bill. 11-fi and 6-n. .Mobile's two injured speedsters ^rcond bnsemnn Forrest .Jarolxs and center fielder Don Nicholas, cot iback into action last nicht after lonq layoffs but that didn't prevent Nashville, from Iriinmine HIP Rears 4 to 2 in Ihe days only .sin^e n game. „; l.lltle Rr«-k cot off lo a flyine J start. In the first si-nie hv sconns 2 three limes 111 tlie third. Pddio March held Birmingham to four hits, two of the safeties beine hoin- cvs by Jim Plersall and Larry nip. , J PPO I The victory was No. in fnr March. He tins Insl nine. Jim \Vnllnre lo^l ihis seventh cnme aeanist n tri' iimphs. four Little Rock runs in mnhig of thr second affair proved be the clincher h ,, n , l i' cl V Mc ? 11 »•»« I"- Binning hinler, Herschel Freemnn the loser Freeman lias won in nnd lost. 5 Pete Mallory's pilching and ays hitting was nil Naslmllc needed lo dispose of Mobile Ray's | iree-nin home,- in the third wns the victory margin. Mnllory limited the Bears to six hits, The double defeat at the hands of Chaltauoopa plunged New Orleans Into the cellar again. p a ,,, Manldln drove in five run. with three hits for the Lookouts. ChnltannOCT pilrlier Al Slum 'milled New Orleans to four hits In the nlRhlcap. besting Bill Ken- 'fdy. Atlanls moved nearer Ihe first division A Don Lidrile shackled Memphis with five hits In the open- -r and Waft SmnU's wild throw at hird cost the Chicks the second In chalking up their fourth* straight victory, the Cardinals equalled (heir longest winning streak of the season. The Irinmph kept the Red Birds in f-vnrlh place 11'4 pnmes behind Ihe pace-seltljic Brooklyn, Dodgers, The. decisive rim was forced over the plale with none out in the ninth Inning. Wesllake Triple. Wally Wcstiake liait opener! with a triple and Hal nice and Dill Johnson were intentionally passed, fill- iiiR UIB bases. Wchmcler then walked Bob Se.he.fflng for the game Cloycl Boyer. Al Brazle, Tom'po- holsk.v and Hnrry Brccheen all saw- mound service for SI. Louis. Brech- eei) took over in Ihe eighth and was credited with his eighth victory against two defeats. In Detroit, Rookie Jim .McDonald of the Browns wns within Iwo nuts of .1 whitewash when C.eorge Keil nml Vic Werta tied the score at 1-1 with doubles. Hoot Evers then popped a simrle Inlo left field lo give, the Tigers a 2-1 decision. Bob Cain (0-9i was Ihe winner, McDonald (l-3i the loser. The defeat has Ule Browns 35'i anmes back ot front-running Cleveland. Hogan Finishes Strong To Win 'World' Title CHICAGO. Aug. 13. By .IEKRV 1.ISKA ,AP)_Lillle Ben llogan. the man who H,J rlcs ,, Cr 'S8", B. A. Lynch-B. R Hays. .Gene But.l e r-R. A . Porter Third CLEVELAND, Aug. 13. fAPl-Bob Feller steps up to home plate m Cleveland Stadium tonight lo be honored before cheering fans—many of whom booed and cried he was washed np" only two years, ago. The 12 \eii old dean of the ., . -•• •••"!'-«>. u. uee H w Cleveland Indians' pitching stall j " Oll > ps -Ben Butler, Jr.. John Lemi- ther. goes I o the. „;,„.., Kl «K|Mn._ c. o. Councille- mound against the Detroit Tigers. Thn first major league hurler this year lo win 18 gomes. he's beaten Hie Tigers nil three previous times he pitched against them Ihis campaign. Hut chanictcr- Istically. Feller's worrying a b out , . winning — about keeping Cleveland in the American League lead and extending the lenms longest winning string of a decade—10 games. "I hope I don't louse up the night itn a bad pitching performance," ath , m 0m " ey as the^ game's greatest stretch-drive player. All-Stars Play Division Park Honor Team to Meet Y Champs Wednesday The All-stars of Ihe Y's Junior High Baseball League will take on th e league champion Division Strc-cl team Wednesday alternoon In Hie league's first all-star ? ame al Little Park. Prccecds from the game, which Is scheduled (or 4 p.m.,-are lo gn lo the YMCA's World services Fund. The hand-picked honor squad of e league ws.> picked by league directors. Atembers or the all-star team arc: First base—Robert. While. Ma-! loney Park: second hasp—Buddy ' Phillips. Little Park; third base—j Clarence Hall. Maloney Park;! shortstop — Kenneth Stanley, Ma- ! loncy Park; left field — James Er- I vln. Malouey Park; center field — Fieddic Roiuisavnll. Mafonry Park: ' I'iyhl field ,jce Bralcher, Maloney 1 Park: catcher - Kenneth Fisher.! j nnvir! Acrr.s; pitcher — Freddy! ' Reerham. Maloney Park: utility— ! Karl Hyrtr, Maloney Park. Gerrat Snyder. Little Park. Danny Memon. David Acres and Ert Rogers rx-nid .Acres. Hogan yrstpriJajr virtually duplicated his heroic victory finish in the U. s. open last mid-June as he erased ,1 rive-stroke deficit on t-he final round to win by three taps at 15-under- Par 273 In the $50,000 "world" at Tain O'Shanlers ? a 11 y bedecked course. Ben's roaring, six-under-nar c« <1ernorali?ed h i s good fairways friend. j i m m y Demaret — the stout 54 - hole lender — who floundered to a closing 74 ror second-place 276 and a 57.500 prize. Much has been said about the ability of Ho?an lo come bark after the 1!M9 highway smash-up that nearly claimed his life. . But even more amazing is his killer form on a selective basis, Ben Hogan contradiction to experts who claim soirers must play week-after-week to stay at top form. He said yesterday he plans no further tourney activity until the Masters nex't April. Hogan has played in only six- major tourneys this year, winning the Master*, the U. S. Open and the World. He tied for fourth m (he Colonial, withdrew from the Phoenix Open, and tied for sixth the Oreenbriar pro-amateur winch the P.G.A. does not count m its money winning. Deadlocked for third at 217 Pete Cooper and Ihe top finisher among in foreign delegates, South Africa's Bobby Locke, who each pocketed 12,750. Top amateur among the 10 mion-pures who played along .with 64 pros was Toledos Frank Stranahan with 2«3. In the concurrent women's "World. 1 Babe Zaharias exercised her usual title monoply by winning with a 298, six strokes ahead of Patty Berg. Simple Ceremonies The pre-gamc ceremonies will be simple-lasting only about IS minutes From the Cleveland Baseball Cl b, his employer tor 15 years. l,e »UI receive an inscribed silver coffee service. From the baseball writers, he and the fans will get a one- page newspaper detailing the high- ishls or his illustrious career. And then, rrom the fans he's thrilled- and sometimes disappointed _ he will be given a mighty cheer And the crowd will cheer' louder than ever tonight because thev remember that when Bob couldn't eet any heat in the old fireball, could-! ni seem to get i, nyorlc out d threw a lot of home-run rutchcs- in those days he. took the boos like a man He didn't alibi, he didn't hrow his glove or show the emotional storm he must, have felt with- n. He .nist, tried harder the nnxt time and a skill and superb control came, to replace the speprl that wrote baseball history. Fourlh Flight BWL's Fish Fry Tomorrow Night with fry for players at Walker ' The fish fry I., b sponsors of the team It is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. ; . J Roberts and jCarr On Legion Cord Red re" lure o Robert., and Charlie Ca « American Legion's Opposing them »-ni be Rfeder and Lee Kenning- win the . pr £ iimin! "-y bouts tafcl ™ « -" take on Kenning. Jack J L. Thompson Wins City Net Championship J. L. Thompson reigivs today , s Blythevllle's men's singles i fnnis champion following his victory Saturday afternoon In the rinat of the Y sponsored city tennis tournament. Thompson defeated RUM Moslev the title K CV M "and ? C ? to 1 "/h W ii 'I'' ' " "' Th ° m » s °"-< '-"Irt viclm-r '" K-State May Hire Van Sickle rf MANHATTAN. Kns.. Aug. 13. 1,1', Approval of Ihr, board of regents is all Hint stands between Cbude Van Sickle. Arkansas football roach, and a new job as assistant football coach at Kansas Slate Coliece. I jury ,Mr>ou) Mullen.s director of athletics for K-Klate. said Sal- nrrtay that Van Slrkle has i»en cnnimended lor the job. A graduate nf the Universitv of Arkansas. Van Sickle coached at LuTle'' R< ' l ''- 0t!l "" H ' Ch Schco1 anri before joining the flamrbflcks stalf. lie lias been assistant mentor at Urmersll.v of Arkansas for 10 years. Prior to entering the coaching field. Van Sickle played professional (oolbali with the Oroen R.iy Parkers. Chicaco Cardinals Pbiliidelphia Eagles. Corner Retains Lead in Batting Wilh nnly |wo sanies left in this j summers Park I.eacue season. It ;seems ns if Sonny earner Is Roinp ; to walk of[ with lop battin.R honors ; practically unheeded. | Garner has managed lo stay a cood inn point,-; or more ahead" of the rest a/ the contenders all season Inns. Center fielder Jmmiie Phillips of Little Park held on to his uvnnd-plare spot with .424 avcraer but he was closely followed by catcher Wayne, Buniham of David Acres with .416. Marvin Ross of David Acres made his first ap- pearanre m the "ton five" this year by bringing his average up to a healthy ,:i7.i followed hv Jim Henson of navid Acres with .313. ! Ilie le?cne ends with cames sche- siid the i duleri fnr TMrsd.iy and Tlinrfrtav ly advanced lo the quarter-finals In the quarter-finals he. upp'ed Richard Roberts 6-3. 6-2 to go into Ihe semi-finals. In the^seml-round he. beat A. 8. Smith 6-4; s-4. Coach Mosley went into the finals by winning three matches, one by a forfeit. In lhc first round he received a forfeit from Chester Caldwcll and downed Bob Blodgett in the quarter finals. In the semi-finals he whipped Fed Fisher 6-1. 6-2 to move to the finals. With the singles competition out of the way. Interest now turns to the men's doubles play. Play In this bracket was scheduled to be resuml eri (oday and probably will b« completed this week. C. \Ves.hers Wniten If . YOUUC sc . , Craven rl , Woo,r)r»fT 2b N'ash Ib ... 3h Ml .. :> .. 4 . . i , . 4 . i .. 4 , - 1 Rimr'n Tisher 3h Bolirk Ib Bodcnhiir,p B,->rcrr c .'mil-.! cf ,tst(; : .> n ([ Whittle ji Sullivan Hall i\i To'al- . •xi Struck Hit for Siillivsn in Th*- Mnnte.negro girl stirk "ics out nl her shoes ns a Innt she is ready to ror.Mrier nf marriage. Ivnp been in-fv « by the Spaniards o j< 01 , th Anicrl . BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA Monday, Aug. 13 8 p.m ^^ TAG MATCH Jack Reeder & Lee Henning Adults 50c—Children !5e Red Roberts & Charlie Carr For Reserved Scats. Call 33S9 Also 2 1-Fall 90 Minufs Matches Reeder vj, Carr Roberts vs. Henning Check Your Speedometer! U Will S»Tt Tn Money Are you sure' 70111 ipeedometer 'cads correctly? It's no excus» tot speeding Come In tomorrow- one day jervice lor «l) c «rs «na trucks. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 12) f. M.ln jIh Dealer Phont J1J2 Read Courier News Classified Ads. Stepped Up! Gasoline & Tractor Fuel Get The Best "I Sell That Stuff G.O. POET/ OIL CO. Phon* 2Mf

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