The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 19, 1949 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 19, 1949
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FAGfi TEN BLYTHEVfLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JULY 19, 194» Tribe Blanks Bosox 1- To Cut Yankees' Lead; Brooks Gain on Cards By Joe KcU'hlrr Assuciatcit I'icss Sports Writer The Cleveland flagpole sittei had better eft ready to come down. Just seven weeks ngo, one Charles I.upira climbed atop a IG-tooL uooclen ilafciwle over his drug score and vowed he would not come down until the Indians eiimbeu to place in U.c American l^aiuie. At tl:e_ time, the Indians were* Hired in seventh place ami appear•d lo hfcve. about os much chance of li.splaciii^ the fi'ont-rnimini: N'ou Vork Yankees sf Lupica had of re- >lacin; Lo'.l Boudre.ui as tribe But what a difference the next 19 days made. The tribe did an ibont lace anci \vrnt c*n to xur: 31 if tlieir next 47 sanies, rushing : ive opi>onenl.s into .second place. Today, the Indians are in their jest >|xn sinre May 10 F^!!o\vm(; ast niPlit's 1-0 victory over t!ie Boston Red Sox. the Rfclinei: are tniy foil: and a half 2nines behind :!.« Yankees. The- Yankees helped :hr Indians alone by bio-Ain^ a 6-5 Iccision 10 tho White Sox in Clii- :apo. Five weeks a30, Cleveland was 10 J-2 2ame.s in back of tlic !e:iene caders. Hcasan's Double Hi? Blow The Tribe's latest horo i.= rookie -iahthander Mikf Garcia, who brat \4icVey Mcncrniott. ihe brilliant Red Sox rookie, in a hurling duel. Each struck mil four and talked j ,'our. but Garcia gave up only six ills to seven for Boston's young wntbpav. The only run o! the game came In the last half o! the tilth, wlvn Botldreau beat out nn infield hit ind scored on a long double by catcher Jim Began. A single with the bases loaded ind two out in tiie JOih innin™ by Seoree Metkovich scored Pred Hancock ant! Steve Som-hock with I the rune that gave the White Sox! their victory over tlic Yankees. Joe DiMaggio did his best to put the win in the Yankee locker. He :ollected a triple and two singles, drove in two runs and cut a potential winning Chicago ran down at the plate in the ninth. The Philadelphia Athletics wrcst- td third plac« from the Red Sox by outlasting the Detroit Tigers. !3-8. In a ID-inning struggle. The A's blew an 8-1 lead when Detroit's Pickers Enter District Tourney Winner Will Play In State Event For Legion Teams The BlythcvjMe Cotton pickers opened iheir bid for a shot al. Ihe Legion's i-'itUi Di>:uici ciovvu and a chance at the Male U^ion t> baU title this afternoon when they met the Manila junior nine in the first eanir of the Northeast, Division playoff at. Caraway. Gene- Hhnnks. a i lefthander, was scheduled to ^ork tov the Pickers probably against Max Homer for Manila. Shank? is the pickers' leading huiler wi'Ji a record of five wins. The Northeast Division playofl Is pan of Hie Fifth Oi.stucfs annual tournament to deeirie the district championship. The final round of the tournament nil! be played i" Osceola later this month. The Caraway tournament will be a ihrre-day double-elimination affair. Under Die rules of the tournament a twin must be defeated twice before bt'int; eliminated. Osccol.i. ilie only oiher Mississippi Count. 1 . 1 team entered in the uiur- I naniem. w'H ste op^nin^-round action tonifitu again;,! the host club. Caraway. The i.iixma team will not take part in the tourney play, j Practically all .scheduled games in the Legion's Fifth District Lcastue | have form cancelled this week due to conflict with the tournament. Play in ihe leaaue will be continued after completion of ih e meet. PASSING' HAND—It belongs to Norm Van Brorklin, and Coach Clark Shaughnr.ssy admins its si/.c as tlio Ori'tfon qual teiliack oj List season SJKIIS with the professional Los Angeles Hams. BIG IMPROVEME NT Chai ley Lupica, wfio promised lo sit on top a pole milil the Indians \t-ere back in first place in the AincrJr.-ni Lc-ngur, is slill perdu-u ovt-r In A Cleveland dMIK- 5 tore. I.upu-.i has improved conditions on tiie tiny '."."oodtrn platform which now boasts a private telephone, lelevjskm ^et. radio and huge red ruul wixitc beach umbrella. Johnnv Groth blasted two homers. I I |> L j ncrtn fach urith two mates aboard. j J' IVOUInSOn Pace for National League Sluggers Sports Roundup III!;!, »J F'ullt'rton. Jr. Sam Snead Top Kell Surrenders Money Man After'AL Batting Lead Dapper Dan Win To Dom DiMaggio Ark-Mo Facing Big Test Tonight Motormen Expected To Give City League Leaders Real Battle The leaeue-lendine Ark-Mo Kito- u-atters will play the most medal game of the season tonight when they meet the second place Blythc- vMle Motor Company Motormen in thr second game of a City Softball League double header at Walker Park. This game probably will have more direct bearing on the outcome of the league's cert-hot flag race than any other dm'ltig the final month ol the season, A victory tonight would nil but cinch the flag for the Kilowattois but a lo.^s would cut their league lead to a mere liaH-Ramo and still leave the pennant chase wide open lo four leam.s. The Motoymeii will pin ihelr victory hopes on the right ami of fastbnllcr Erxvhi Jones, ace of their mound staff, who will face the hard-hitting Kilosvatters in to- siiehCs nil-important st rust Jon* 1 -: has won every league came in \khU'h tie narriripated, since joining the Mot or me n a.s a regular piruer in mid-.-ieason. Giirloy. n eurveballer. ill get the starting call Cards Lose, Bums Win The Brooklyn Dodgers increased (heir National League margin over the St. Louis Cardinals to two and » half games, beating the Chicago Cubs, 3-0, while the New York Giants downed the Rcdbirds. 1-4. Lefty Joe Hatten pitched the ihutont (or the Dodgers, limiting the Cub,* to five hits. Jackie Robinson starred for the Brooks. He walked j in the sixth, stole second, went third on an error and swiped lifer the third time this the eighth, he tripled Gene Hermanski with '"•^/"Cincinnati Reds, behind a i !" hi« in 322 times at bat. for combination three-hitter by Ewell Blackwell and Eddie Erautt. whipped the third place Boston Braves. Bui the boys are living .it fraterni- ! """ >y houses at their • 1 pn«my" college, llw Ohio Sf.'.e . . . Art Rooiipy, boss "'" of the Pittsburgh Steclers. ha.s three horses named for one of his first pro football players. Harp VatlBh. . . . They're "Little Harp." •Litcxy Hap", and 'Big Harp". . . . Jimmy McGee. Rooney's horse trainer, figures Big Harp Ls the fastest horse the stable has had, ' although he. hasn't raced yet. . . PHTSliUKOH. P.i,, July 19. <AP>—Quo reason why S'.^t'.my Snead has acquired tt reputation for cruckinc; nmier pre.-.stire in a ^olf touinam^nt LS that he's alwav.s under pre^ure. Sneati, tiie slugger iron: White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Ls the hading money winner on the tomna- ment cncuit again after his victory yesterday in the Dapper Dan Open. H*''.s al'. 1 . LIVS. tip unions the leaders ;ind he'.s t!;e man who draus the !l«lleric-.s. As a result, every time he a shot or blows a shut [ putt it's tlie .same as blowing .-e-.eral hundrpti rirjllars — an^l everybody sees him do it. Sammy nji.^fd one on th< last green at Reading. Pa., and J. cost Yesterday he uas under <AP>— Bosing advant- NEW YORK. July 19. (API—Na-. tional League barmen have just [ 'J'riargle Topics about sivcit up hope or catching Skip Alexander has a new game Brooklyn's Jackie Robinson in the i —or at leas: a new name for it to batting race. i play on the practice greens Skip They've been chasing Robinson calls it "horseshoes" and the scor- ?or seven weeks now, but after last 1 * n ? is b-ised on season In - Sunday's games, found themseive.s ' nearest the hole 'to score j further behind than ever. Through Brooklyn's ! ^ ne ^anies of July 17. the fleet-foot- ! led second base/nan had lashe.d out to Pl-ITSBUHOH, July 19 (API—A number o: University of .Minne.-.otu football players are working this sumti-c'i \:\ Columbus. O.. tor the ; company that turns out those fan- j j i-y pic-fabricated liotL-os. There's no room for u:i»s abotil a auy iift- ili2 a complete house to prove he's Miona enough for tlie Gophers ' ' him S70 same kind of pressure. l,-^ ; ,t off the tec in the rain-delayed final round and hearing from time to time that Lloyd M;iti£;rum was slashing strokes off par and off the five-stroke lead Snead heM after the third round. Lloyd finished with a five-'.mdcr- par 67 for a 275 and Snead needed to finish in par figures to match that. The big and trouble.-waie gallery closed around Stu-ad but. instead of cracking, he fired his second shot or tiie 470-yard, par-five hole to the green, got do\vn In tv.-o nutts and parrcd tlie next two holes io win by a stroke with 274. ^ putt thai stops'. M ^^um collected S1.9CO second •'It's horswhoes If : mone - v for his ^ rcal finish - Sneact ; I got one In," Alexander explains. : - collectet! s - &0 °- hrm-^np Im Ray M;uhew.s of McKee^ix^rt, ; wiU captain the Clein.son foot- ' CHICAGO, Jul Vcn's Dom DiM.i jji age of GeoiL-r Kt'l <ia.s whet'lrd mt League b:u;n:;: i a six |K>!nt rdtu- third sackf!. - DiMaJu'io c\c!t<xik his rival with a climb of 'Vmr pi'ivema^e iioint.s while Kell skidded nine. Kell had !c,id -L;K»' enrh .season and nnfi a 40 JJOint buU;e on held t!it- ! .it one nine the field. Boston': Tod Williams ua.s third with .323 lollo'.vrcl by Dale .Mitchell. Cleveland. 3'J\; Roy Sicvcrs, St. IXMILS .312: Cas.s Michaels. Chicago. .311; Jtihiuiy Pesky, Hoslon .300; Jerry Pncii.i>. St Louis .and Bridie Robinson. Washington. 307 apiece, and Bob Diilinper, St. t/iui-s, .30-1 •Al! au'i-;i^es are computed throttgh Siiuday'.s game.s. Si e wait pi-obsihly .laycTi-s Meet Kn/orharks In UMiiirhi'5 fivst anme the fifth- I^litce B!yit\evillp Jnycees will niecL the cellar-d \vell LIU: Rnzorbrtck Dri\'e-In nine. A \'ictory for the Javcrrs here \voiikl keep their plav- '.s hittinw .slump, off hr>]ies alive but a loss would •he ^mei-Jc-in slinvt ' tllcm m{ ° ri f inh-p]nce tie wuli the Holliuiu Liotis. Harvey Don-is will work nn the mound for the Jaycees against cither Georsc Pollack or Billy Bob Elliott of the Rnzorback-s. the first came is scheduled for 8 n'clock. The standings: Tram W Ai-k-.N!o 8 Blvrheullp Motor .. Phillips Motor ... Sullivan-Nelson Javcoes . ..... Holland Owens Drue Roorback Drive-In REBELLION—Disgmnllcd fans of the Cleveland club gather around Mimagcr Bill Meyer in dugout at Forbes Field. The 200 men from Akron said their representative was turned down by th* Indians' management last winter when he wanted to buy a block a: senson tickets for them. They planned Ihe train expedition U Pittsburgh to show their displeasure, gave Outfielder Dino Resteilj a watch jan \vi:h .3-12 for •r the Detroit Armorel Tigers To Play Stags Of Sikeston, Mo. The Armorcl Tigers, beaten in :hcir la.s, iwo omlng.s, will liy to break back into the win column tomorrow nisht when they journey to Sike.ston, Mo., [or a game with the Sikeston S'.?.gs. The Slags, rated as cue of the bw-t .semi-pro teams in Southeast. ML-iiiiuri, are presently riding the Pet. ! cl 'e dt °f a 14 ?ame winning .streak 8B9 1 and have defeated some of the (op .700 I teams of Southeast Missouri and Eastern Tennessee. They have tost but one game Ml season and that was fi one-run verdict to the Tigers earlier this season. Erwin Jones, manager of the Tigers, . c ni[i that he is undecided I as to w!:o he will start on tlie hill Steel coated with tcrne, an alloy ] against the Stags. Jerry Dean, the of 15 percent tin^ and 85 percent 1 big lefthander, worked for lead, is used principally for auto- j the Tigers in their first game with mobile tanks. ' the Slags. .700 I .600 .4441 .400 i .200 i .100 i Victoria Team Enters Tourney For Semi-Pros VICTORIA. July 19—The Victoria Rod Sox left this morning for Fort Smith where the will take part in the Arkansas Northern Region i-iemi-pro baseball tourname^,, which opens there today. 'Jgf The Red Sox are slated to meet the Gfiind semi-pro nine of Port Smith in their first game of the tournament tonight at 8:45. Lee Weldon is scheduled to hurl for tlie Sox. The Northern Regional tournament Ls part of the state semi-pro meet and the winner will automat- icaly be entered in the National Baseball Congress tournament in Wichita,, next month. The Red Sox game with Caraway scheduled for Osceola has been jiostponcd until a later date. Pa. mark. 5-1. ' Held scoreless lor seven innings. the Pittsburgh Pirates erupted for seven runs in the eighth to defeat the Philies in Philadelphia, 7-2. Murry Dickson went all tile way for the Pirates. The Washington Senators and 3t. Louts Browns enjoyed a day off. .363 b;u:in That Ji-jure 3^ points better than Ralph Kiner'.s runner-up mark of .332. The powerful PiiU- : burgh shigspr wve5iert second place from New York's WiHard Mar.sbMI. who slumped off 11 points to a. fourth place 327, Al (R€'1> S:hoendieti.=;f of St. LouLs. one o; the many frantic chafers of RobJason, had io be content wiib a third place mark ol .329, Gil Hodges, teammate of Rob- in.son- moved lo fifth place during the v/eek with a. .323. ball team this fall but Coach Frank ' Ho\vard .say.s he'.s no Yankee. . . ! "Why the Mason-Dixie hrie was j nioveci up year to Include Me- ; Kee->port," Howard, explains. . . . I According to a map circulating in ; Souih Carolina, that line Ls .some- M'here near the St. Lawrence River. . , . . T)ie Dapper Da as figure 5iin- da-.'.s rainout of the golf tournament , them about 10.000 admL^ions. j total lor the year to 520.tl60.ff. and put- Tine him ahead of op'*n champion Gary Mirldlecoff. who tied for third in tile Capix.'r Dan on the "official" mcney list. First Methodists Win Over Yarbro Team 13-3 The First Methodist baseballers defeated Yarbro 13-3 in an Ameri- I All-btarS of Haytl can Lf?ion Recreationa game played a t \VAlker PJ terday. Wayne Burnham ami Manley Feinberg led the Methodist.' in hitting with two hits each. Smith and Chapman paced Yarbro vaih two bingle.s. Burnham worked all the ~Aav for the Mr.-thodi.sus. Wheeler Giacey started for Yarbro 'nut was relieved m the thud by Jne Bymim. League T- O pf Number Nine 'ark yes- ' HAYTI, Mr>., July 10- Tnr Hnyti All-star,^ will meet the Number Nine Niners under the lighl-s of Hayti Field tonight at 8:15. Thf Indians defeated CaruUiPis- vilie Sunday afternoon 5-4 for tneir •i^cotiri ^trau:ht win. Cleaning Ih* Cuff Oiifrn eolf champ Gary Middle- rod .satisfied a long-standing desire the other day when he stopped a drive at the top of his back swing and waited until a spectator*,? movie camera ran down before making his shot . . . What's this story ;h?t the national basketball league *^ planninz its own all-star game at Butler Field House in Indianapolis (o introduce those Kentucky pUvers? . . . We didn't know those lads had to be introduced. In four years they must have played everywhere, Marriage Costs SMU Two More Grid Prospects ! DALLAS, July 19—M»>—Two rli \ "-.lauding football prospects chose wives to Southern Methodist Tlni- i verstty. i Hugh Reerter of Port Arthur and . Gordon Hcadke ol Odessa lost theiv : athletic scholarships when they i n^arried this summer. Neither plans to return to the Dallas school. Coach Matty Bell rn-instatcd the prr-war no-marringe rule with star! of <choo) last lall. Hcadlec said he "may ?o to Uu- University of Oklahoma this fill.' 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