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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 1981 r NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. 12 31 63 51 57 56 62 51 51 49 45 Brooklyn , York . hlladelphla St. Louis , Boston . , Incinnatl . Chicago . i'lttsburgh Cleveland . New Yorlc . Boston . . Chicago . . Detroit . . Washington Philadelphia St. Louis . Country Club Renews King Cotton Open 'Plans Set foStage Tourney Sept. 7 A.MFJKKM.V LEAGUE w L rci. 71 39 .645 60 42 .622 CO 60 51 47 44 34 .595 .545 .468 .427 .386 .312 G.B. 214 5V4 11 19'A 24 29 38 li Fat and ' Forty is/i? Cheer Up, Bud This Is the 'Pappy Age in Sports By WII.I, GRIMSI.EY NEW YORK, Aug. 15. (API—Are you (at and fortyish? Getting a paunch? balding around the tem- Ics? Puffing otter a (light of stairs? Don't despair. You're Just reaching your athletic peak. Go out and box a lew rounds with your neigli- or or skip through three fast sets of tennis with the little wife. This is definitely the "pappy" era In sports. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W 1. Pet. G.ll 'OLD MASTERS—Kogcrs Hornsby, left, lost an exhibition hitting contest to Frank OT>oul at Seattle Stadium. Bolii previously had beaten Oakland Manager Mel Ott. Hornsby led National League batters on seven occasions, six times straight, thrice with .400 or higher. Lefty O'Dpul twice showed the way in the senior circuit. The Rajah pilots the Seattle club, now leading the Pacific Coast League. O'Doul bosses the San Francisco Seals. (NBA) Brissie Is Hero as Cleveland Runs Win Streak to 12 Games Little Rock . Birmingham . Mobile Memphis . .. Nashville . , Atlnnta . .. Chattanooga . New Orleans 76 70 65 . 63 , 61 , 59 . 52 . 51 .618 .565 .520 .508 .492 .476 .418 .406 12 13'A 15'A n s-i 24',l 26'A Travs Rally Late ToTopCrax7-4 Four Runs in Ninth Bring Victory; Vols Slip Up on Chicks By The Associated Press The nennrmt-baund Little Rocl. Travelers Increased llielr leai! lo E!X and a linlf gnmes Inst night l>> rallying for four runs in tlie,ninlh to trip Atlanta. 7-4. It was the sixth time this season that a flnnl tramc surge brough victory tor the Rocks over Ihe dc lending champions. Four singles f\ni Ralph Atkins' two-bngger spellei the end of Atlanta's winning sLreaV Ttie Crackers had copped lour In ro»>. Dixie Walker used four pitcher hi the fatal ninth and only the las one, nig Howard Anderson, was nbl to curb the Travs. who grabbe their fourth straight decision. Atlanta got to lefthander At Yay llan for 14 hits .but nullified sev eral of-them by some careless base running. Al Aucoln was cut ,dow twice—once at the plate anil ngai at third; Jack Dittmer was nallc at second, and Hank Eitmaa wn doubled off the keystone. The pace setters collected only eight blows, but five were In the. big ninth. Atkins, with n homer and a double, wna the Trav baltliiK star. Tlie big first baseman scored twice and drove in three runs. Nashville's Vols, now scrapping lor a spot in Ihe Southern Association playoffs, today stood Just two games shy of their goal. Don Osborn's in-alid-ont crew •lapped the last place New Orleans Pelicans. 8-4, last night for their third straight victory and picked up A half game'on tiie idle Memphis Chicks. Mobile lost a chance (o strengthen tts hold on third place by weakening in the late innings and dropping a 6-5 decision to the Chattanooga' Lookouts. The setback the Bears' bulge over fourth plnce Memphis to a game nnd a half. Birmingham and Memphis were not scheduled. Tribe Shades Detroit 6-5 in Ten Innings; Giants Stop Dodgers 4-2 By KAI.ril IIOIM-N Associated Tress Sporls Writer I.ou Biissic is the unheralded cog .in the Cleveland ndians'';iliiTing drive for the American League pennant. Brissic is to the Indians what Joe Page wns to the New York Yankees in their successful 1947 and 1949 pennant campaigns. But unlike the former gay reliever of tlie Bombers, Brissie hiisn't drawn the headlines. four" <?f Bob Although the "big Feller, Mike Qnvcln, Early Wynn nnd Dob Lemon hnvc received most of the credit Brlwln has contributed handsomely to the 2!£ game lead the Indians enjoy over the Yankees today. The 21-yeur-old lefthander, seriously wounded iti Italy during the wnr. pitched three scoreless innings In relief yc.sterdny Lo gain credit for the Indians 6-5 ton-inning victory over the Detroit Tigers for their 12lh straight, win. The Yanks kept pace' by defeating the Washington Senators, 6-3. The third place Boston Red Sox also won, downing the Philadelphia Athletics, 7-4. In the National League, the New York Giants turned back , the Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-2. the Boston Braves bent the Philadelphia Phils 4-2. nnd the Chicago Cub. 1 ; cdgci St. Louis Cardinals, 5-4, Tin thcr clubs were idle. 34lh Appearance Bris.sle, making hLs 3-Uh appear nee for the Indians, gained hi htrrt triumph. However, It mn he 12th lime he has successftill out a faltering starter Jrlssie now has pitched 19V4 con iccutive scoreless Innings, Lemon started for the Indian ngninst Detroit's Fred Kutclilnsoi Tho Tigers knocked Lemon out wit a three run rally in the sixth. Brls sle took over In the eighth nnd liel ,he Tigers at bay the remainder o the way. Jim Hegan singled hon Harry Simpson from second bns with two out In the tenth to brei up the gnmc. Hank Borowy was tl Jcstr. Ray Boon e and Simpson hon ercd for the Indians and Dick Krj hoskl and Vic Wcrtz for the Ttjjc: The victory wtis the Indians' 151 In 16 meetings with Detroit. The Yanks scored tliree In th Major League Leaders ntli with two out to down the enators. Relief Pilclier Bob Ku- vn singled home the first run and lill Rlzzuto's double drove the fill two across the plate. Home ns by Gene Woodllng and Hank nucr accounted for the first two attkee runs- Ted Williams drove home three ,ms on a pair of homers to lead ne Red Sox lo victory over the thletlcs. The homers enabled Wilams to wrest the league lead from he A's Ous Zernial. 25 to 24, and Iso boosted Ills RBI output to 100, ops in the majors. Mickey McDer- lott started for Boston but left n the sixth complaining of a pain n his left side. Chuck Stobbs and Valt Mastcrson finished up. The Sox pulled a triple play In the :ighth, ' Spencer la Starter The Giants' relief specialist, George Speucer, made ills first start VESTKRDAY'S RESULTS National League New York 4, Brooklyn 2 Boston 4. Philadelphia 2 Chicago 5, St. lxmLs 4 Only games scheduled American League Cleveland 6, Detroit 5 (10 Inn Ings) Boston 7, Philadelphia 4 New York 6, Washington 3 (Only games scheduled) Southern Association Little Reck 1. Atlanta 4 Nashville 8, New Orleans 4 Chattanooga 6,'Mobile 5 (Only games scheduled) TODAY'S GAMES National LiMgiie Brooklyn at New York Philadelphia at Boston night St. Louis at Pittsburgh night Chicago at Cincinnati night American League New York at Washington night Detroit at Chicago night Cleveland at St. Louis night Boston' at Philadelphia night Southern Association Night Games Birmingham at Memphis (2) Little Reck at Atlanta (2) Cliattanooga at Mobile Nashville at New Orleans Joiner Team To Begin Grid Drills Monday 'JOINER, Aug. 15—Shawnee High School's Conch W. C. Rook is ex- sectlng a sc|und of 26 candidates to since May Dodgers un and checked the hits. He lost his shutout in Ihe eighth Inning when Billy Cox and Duke Snider homer- The Ginnt.s sewed it up In the first scoring three runs on homers by Don Mueller nnd WhUey I/>ck- mnn off Erv Pallca. The victory was the Giants' first over the Dodgers in seven gtuues. Home runs by and Sain Jctliroe featured the Braves' triumph over Robin Robert, nnd the PhtLs. Rookie Chct Nlchol scattered eight Philadelphia hits to has his seventh victory. Hnnk Sauer drove home alt five Chicago runs im the Cubs' conquest of the Cards. Snuer blasted a two- run double and his 19th and 20th homers. Cliff Chambers was the victim of Sauer's blasting. Reliever report he issues his first call for football talent Monday. Among these are in from Itist year's squait lettermen nnd Nine graduates from the Indians' junior team. The returning lettermen are Welch, Adams, Pelts, Bnulshaw, IJ Speck, Goudeaux, Strceter, LaRuc Robertson nnd Stacks. The Indians are slated to open their practices Monday afternoon The heavyweight boxing cham- fr- ion of the world is venerable | ersey Joe Walcott, 37, the oldest nan ever to win ihe title. The chief hatlengcr is Joe Louis, essaying comeback at 37. The greatest golfer in the uni- ersc is Ben Hogan, still bagging he big ones at 38—ten'years old- than Hobby Jones was when he otnplctcd his grand slam and re- ired Jn 1930. On the amateur side, perhaps the >est golf is being played by Richard )avol Chapman, 40,-winner of the British Amateur this spring. Cleveland's Bobby Feller, once nought all washed up as a pitcher, las just won his 19th victory, >ace unparalleled in the majors. Sobby Ls 32. At 38, Big John Mize s still smashing out vital home runs for the New York Yankees, Mulloy Is 37 Tennis. Gardnar Mulloy, 37, one Hilly Talbertj 32, recently spanked the pants off the fuw.-faced wonders of the court, Dick Savltt ant Tony Trabert. Henry Dreyer, 40, who.competet in the 1936 Olympics, recently se a new American record in the 56 pound weight throw. Had enough? Then go over to the distaff side Tlie perennial "woman athlete the year" in the Associated Press polls is Babe Didrikson Zaharias going on 40. She's still tops a mon iinkswomen. .lust this pa.sl week 42-year-oI Stella Walsh won the national wo men's AAU broad Jump. Are, our young sprigs just no developing into crack athletes fast eniugh or are the old codgers just lasting longer? "They're Lasting Longer" "They're just lasting longer," explained Bernard MacFadclen, the physical education expurt whq at 83 is spry as a lad of 18. Today is MacFaddeu's 83rd birthday and he is spending it making plans to bail out over Niagara Falls in arachute. All insurance and medical sta- isLics show the normal life span increased tremendously," the magazine publisher added. "From bout 40 years to over 60 for the verage man. ' "It's only natural that the age i man reaches his athletic peak hnuld increase accordingly. "Modern men and women are iving longer and becoming better athletic specimens because they lave learned how to take care of hems elves. "They know how lo eat and exercise. They know they shouldn't stuff their stomachs three times day just because it's meal-time. '' Why, I've only had a glass of buttermilk today." Cardinals Hit Road After Unsuccessful Home Stand By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The St. Louis Cardinals go off in search of greener pastures to- ilght after an unsuccessful home stand that saw them all but fall into he second division. •» Stumbling 20'.i games behind tlie Brooklyn Dodgers Colleges Shun Expelled Cadets Ivy League, Dixie Schools'are Taking 'Hands Off Attitude NEW YORK. Aug. 15. <AP>—Mos of the nation's colleges have no strict rules that would prevent them from admitting West Point's ousted football players but many of them today assumed a wary "hands off policy. This was particularly true In the conservative Ivy League and Jn the not - so - conservative Dixie belt, where open grid scholarships long have been advocated. Columbia University said today it normally docs not lake in transfer students and would "not even consider" accepting students from another institution. This appears to be a rather corn- in the Ivy League, facing dismissal for vvith dnlly practice sessions scertul- cd from then until the opening o school. Coach Rook Is attempting to fil the open dates on his team's sche dule. They are Oct. 19 and Oct. 27 The Indians schedule: mon attitude Army cadets. violation of the military academy's honor code, said they were getting a "cold shoulder" in the east. The University of Virginia, to which a number of the Army grid- ders were pointing, announced that a student "suspended or dropped from another college will not be admitted." Only the Southwest Conference is bound by rules not t« let transfers play football. An upper classman with previous varsity grid experience is automatically ineligible to continue his football career. The other conferences have a year before he can go out for the team. Members of these conferences, however, pass on admissions Individually. lont runiiihi nd in a two - wa y tic w i th the Boston Braves for fourth place,' he Cards move into Pittsburgh tonight for a game with the Pirates. Tlie Chicago Cubs ushered the Red Birds out of Sportsman's Park last light with a 5-4 triumph for a sweep of a two-game scries. Outfielder Hank Sauer was the big gun in the Chicago attack, smashing out a double and two home runs to account for all the Cubs' runs. The two round trippers were Ms ISth and 20th of the year. Walt DubieJ, who stopped a rally in the fifth, was credited with the victory after relieving starter Omar (Turk) Lown. Cliff Chambers was the loser. Tonight it will be Gerry (13-11] Staiey against the Bucs' Bob Friend (5-8). With the " Cardinals gone American League bfisebnll takes over a Sportsman's Park again as the red hot Cleveland Indians come t> town to meet the St. Louis Brown tonight. Manager Zack Taylor, planning warm welcome in an effort to coo off the league leaders, will star his ace, Ned Garver, against th Tribe's Early Wynn (12-11). Gar ver (14-6) holds two of the Brown three triumphs against Cleveland i 13 games this season. The Browns were idle yester day as far as American Lea^i play wo s cone ern e d but ended two-game exhibition trip with a 6 tenth inning victory over the Da; ton (Ohio) Indians. Sponsors Hope Affair** \ Will be Held Each w Year; $1,000 in Prizes 'Blythevillc's Country Club lias scheduled another King Cotton Open golf tournament. This year's event will be held on Sept. 7, 8 and 9 and will offer $1,00 in prize money. Professional and amateur gqlferfi from Arkansas,' Mississippi, Tennessee and Missouri will be invited to enter the tournament, James Terry, tournament committee head, stated today. Mr. Terry pointed out that the club hopes to make the tourna- p mcnt an annual event. I The King Cotton Open \vas last i held in 1947 when Aruiy Cuzick f'thon, McWaters, Advance Bill Wilson. C. L. McWaters and M, Williams, Jr., all scored vic- iries in the championship flight ol \e Country Club's 1951 tourna- lent ..yesterday. First round .play saw Wilson dc- eat, Jim Riehl, 5 and 4, while WJj^. ams get by Prank Whitwortlijv nd 1, and McWaters edged James Terry, one up. ,. Other first round matches are cheduled to he played today. ook the title. He is now n pro nt Little Rock and Is expected to re- urn here to defend his title next iionth. H. P. Childrcss of Memphis was w for amateur Hnksinen. This year's winner will be picked on the basis of 3G-hole medal play. the event that more than GO amateurs compete, the field will be trimmed to that number after the first 18 holes. First-place winner among the pros will get $350 In prize money. A'$100 iioniis will go to any pro who breaks Blytheville Country Club Pro Earl Baker's course record of 67. To the second-place professional, will go S150 in cash. Silver trophies will be presented amateur winners. A buffet supper will be served the night of Sept. 8 for all contestants. Americans in the military services consume an average of 288 pounds of meat per capita a year. Monk Dublel victory. picked up hi* By-The Associated I'rrss NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (based en 350 times bal>—Musial, St. Louis, .362; Ashburn, Philadelphia, .347. Runs — Kiner, Pittsburgh. 93; Hodges, Brooklyn, 91. Runs batted la—Irvin, New York, 86; Snider, Brooklyn, 83. Hits—Ashburn. Philadelphia, 164; Dark, New York, 148. Doubles — Dark. New York, 28; Khifzewski, Cincinnati. 27. Triples — Miisial, St. Louis and Bel!, Pittsburgh, i). Home rims — Hodecs. Brooklyn, 33; Kiner. Pittsburgh. 31. Stolen bases—Jethroe. Bcston, 25; Ashburn, Philadelphia, 22. Pitching (b^cd on seven decisions)—Roe. Brooklyn. 15-2. .882; Brecheen, St. Louis. 8-2, .800 St rikeou Is— Ne \voombe. Brook 1 y n. 119; Spnhn. Boston, 1C8, AMERICAN LEAGUE Baiting — Minoso, Chicago, .342; Fain, Philadelphia, .334. Runs—Williams, Best on and Mi- AIORO, Chicago, 90. Runs batted in—Williams. Boston, 100; Zernipl, Philadelphia,'^. Hits—DiMaggio, Boston, 145; Kcll, Detroit, 136. Doubles—Noren. Washington, 31; DiMopKio, Boston, 28. Triples — Minoso, Chicago. 13; Pox. Chicago and Coan, Washington. 8. Home runs—Williams. Boston, 25; Zernial. Philadelphia. 24. Stolen bases—B'.i.sby, Chicago. 20; Minoso, Chicago. 19. Filching—Feller. Cleveland. 19-4, .826; Morgan, New York, 8-2, ,800 Siriktouts — Raschi, New Ycrk, 121; McDennoll, Boston. 116. Veeck Takes to Stands In Search for 'Pilots' Dale Sept, 7 Sept 14. Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 27 NOV. 3 NOV. 10 NOV. 17 NOV. 24 ST. LOUTS, Aug. 15. (AP) — Dill Vceck, new Si. Louis Browns' owner.! hn.s gone to the grandstand to find a new manager—for one game, that . ! In fact. Bill expects to have several hundred managers on baud to lead his club against Ihe Philadelphia Athletics Aug. 2-1. Two other fans may get a chance lo actually coach at first nnd third base. Vceck's plan Is this: Fans are to fill out applical ion forms, sending with them their choice for the starting lineup. Passes | for a special section behind the Browns' dugout will be mailed to the Opponent Hughes Burdctte West Memphis Keiser Wilson Luxora Open Open OsceoU Earle Harrisburg LepaiUo Where there tlicre here here here there here there there there "managers." When situations come up during the game cards will be held up reading—"Should \ve hit nnd run? Should we sacrifice? Should the man on first steal? Should we replace the pitcher?" and so on. Majority decision will rule. Those who want to be coaches must write a letter telling why thry want the Job. Two \viU be selected. Manager Zack Taylor, who Zeeck has said wcn"t be manager next year, will just watch the game from a rocking chair. The National Geographic Socict> ftays bee/ did not become an inipor- tftnl part of the American diet until after the Civil War, Y All-Star Tilt Played Today The Y's Junior High School Baseball League nil-stars went to battle with the league champion Division Street Park team this afternoon in the league's first all-star game at Little Pnrfc. The game was to be a charity Mfatr with the iirocceds from ticket sales to go to the YMCA's World Service Fund. The game was scheduled for 4 p.m. Either Thomas Griffin or Sam Lum was scheduled, to pitch for Drv Union Street with either Ed Rogers and Freddie Beachum going for the all-stars. 2 Big Catfish Are Landed by Jug Fishermen The big ones arc biting on the Mississippi River and that's no fish story. Two groups of fishermen reported catching "whoppers" while JUEEins on the river,Monday and yesterday and they have pictures to prove their catches. First to report was Peres' Crow, J. li. Parish and Loid Smith nil of Blytheville Route Two. Late yesterday they landed a 53-pound catfish while jugging near Barfield Landing, ft measured nearly five feet in length. A few minutes later W. b. Smith and Ed Williams reported a catch to boat that one, though. They landed n 60-potmder while Jugging on the river Monday, Rc;\d Courier News Classified Ad* Highest railway station for a standard gauge railway in eastern America is that at Balsam Gap. N. C. AAA Coaches Clinic Switches To Basketball LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 13. Basketball takes the floor in the annual Arkansas Athletic Association's coaches school today. University of Arkansas football Coach Oatfs Douglas and two assistants wound up the football part of the school yesterday. The school opened Monday. Douglas and End Coach Dick Humbert, both former members of the pro Philadelphia Eagles, explained the Complicated defense used by Arkansas. The Rnzorback defense is copied after that of the Eagles. Tommy Thompson, Porker quar- tertyack coach and former Eagle passer, displayed his talents in a session of practical work on the lawn of the Arkansas School for the Deaf here. He worked with pi tenants, hand- offs, short .passes, long passes, spot passes and how to take the ball from center. Ed Hickey of the St, Louis University led toda'y's discussion on I court plays. Get The Best Car Service! All Makes and Models 1 . 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