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r PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVJJ,LE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST IT, 1951 Byrne and Brownies Break Indians' Win Streak at 13 Cleveland . New York . Boston . . Chicago . , Detroit . . Washington Phlladelphrti St. Louis , AMERICAN LKACiUE W L Pet. 72 -10 42 G.B. .643 .628 . 67 61 52 47 , 45 . 35 .593 .545 .468 .420 .388 .315 NATIONAL LKAGUE Brooklyn . New York . Philadelphia St. Louts . Boston . Cincinnati . Chicago . .. Pittsburgh . W 72 65 .51 63 52 . 52 . 50 . 46 Fill. .649 .5 GO .500 .491 .471 .464 .455 .404 16',4 17 li 19 20 Vi 2114 21 Vi SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W I, I'ct. G.B 17 49 .611 11 56 .559 B',~ Little Rock Birmingham Mobile .. Memphis . Nashville . Atlanta . . Chattanooga New Orleans Ex-Yankee Blanks Tribe 4-0; Giants Top Brooks By JACK HAM) (Associated Press Sports Writer) Tommy Byrne, a hard luck guy from way back, found No. 13 Uio charm to ending Cleveland's all-winning rush to- .wiinl the American League pennant. 66 G5 62 61 53 . 52 .520 ,512 .492 .480 .421 .406 15 1C Vi 24 26 YESTERDAY'S ItKSUI.TS National League New York 2 t Brooklyn 1 61. Louis 9. Pittsburgh 6 Chicago 8, Cincinnati 4 110 innings) Only games scheduled American Leaguf St. Louis 4, Cleveland 0 New York 5, Washington 1 Philadelphia 10, Boston 2 Detroit 2, Chicago 1 Southern Association AManta 1, Little Rock 0 \12 innings) Birmingham 3, Memphis 1 Chattanooga 7. Mobile 2 Nashville li, New Orleans 7 TODAV'S GAMES National league Brooklyn at Boston (2 twi-nlght' New York at Philadelphia night . Chicago at Pittsburgh night Bt. Louis at Cincinnati night American league Cleveland at Chicago (2) Philadelphia at New York nigh Boston at Washington night Detroit at St. Louis night Southern Association Night Games Birmingham at Memphl* Little Roc* »t Atlanta Chattanooga at Moblla Na&hvLlla . at. New Orleans The ex-Yankee, -shunted to the last, place Si. Louis Browns in mid- June, made his 13th start of the .season yesterday. It coincided with 13-gnrnc Cleveland win string. The result was rough on the Indians, whoso lead was reduced to H4 gnme.s by n 4-0 loss. No Cleveland club ever won more thai) 13 in a row. The 1042 team got that fur hi May before Boston dumped them. The current Tribe tied that mark Wednesday ziJffht. Byrne took complete charge ot ending the streak by driving home all four runs oft loser Mike Garcia before he left the game with a sore back in the eighth. Dunne Pillette finished the shutout job on Cleve- id which hadn't lost since Aug. 1 The 5-3 New York victory al ashlnglon slashed n full game off e Indians' lend. Both of the other st division clubs lost—Boston to itladclphla, 10-2 and Chicago to ctrolt 2-1. Giants Kent ISronkn There were faint sllrring.s of hope ! r a belated race In the National ter New York knocked off Brook- n, 2-1, for u scries sweep nnd u -game winning streak. The Dodg- ]e»U, however, still measured D'/i •\rnes with 43 to piny. St. Loul.s broke loose with six uus in the seventh lo trim Pitts- »r gh, 9-G, a nil Ch Icago ex plodccl our in the ninth lo whip Cincln- atl, 8-4, in (he only night gnme the majors. Boston and Philn- elphln were not scheduled. Byrne's • performance against LevelaiHl was a super job. Alwuys laguetl by wildness, he handed out nly four walks. Until he left in the Major League Leaders Ighlh he allowed only two hits. One of the -hits was n double by ,nrry Doby who pulled a muscle In la left leg on the play. It was Byrne's two-run single vltli the bases full In the second nntng that opened the scoring Byrne's (jround nut drove home anther In the fourth .and his single i the sixth added the final run The Yanks, collecting a big dividend on Byrne's Job, also receiver jelr first win contribution fron Art, Schallock, rookie lefthander rom the Coast J/Migue. Until h< wilted in the heat after seven ln> lings, he gave only one run. Jo< D.strowski yielded two more in hi: two-Inning relief job. Gene Wood Ing's 12th homer led the ntlac! on lo.scr Dick Starr and two others Philadelphia climbed all over lh Red Sox pitchers lor 14 hits, hi eluding Zekc Zcrnial's 25th homci Clyde Volltncr gave Boston Us on! runs olf Bobby Shant/. with a two run homer, his 21st. Ruy Scarbor ough was the loser. Trout Homers Dizzy Trout was the big noise i the Tigers' triumph over the Whit Sox. He tjnve up only six hits an beat Joe Dobson with hl.s llflV inning home run. It. was Dobson second straight 2-1 loss. Sal Mngllc threw a four-hiU< at the Dodgers for his nils wli I took a wild pitch by Don New :oml)c with two out in Ihe sevenl ,o give Ihe Giants the run the >rovcd decisive. Billy Cox's home ;nve the Dodger.s their only run The six-game streak is the Giant longest of the year. Gerry Slnley, coming b;ick hi relief afler losing Wednesday night, picked up tils l-llh win for (he Sards nl the expense of Murry Dickson, Stan Muslal's 27th hnmci wlMi Ivvo on In the sixth preceded ;he six-run St. Louis uprising in Hie seventh. Chicago heat the clock at Cincinnati. They agreed lo start no inning after 10:30 p.m. to let the New York Grand Jury Indicts Fixers; Inquiry Rumored Entering New Phase NEW YORK, Aug. 17. (AP)—District Attorney Frank S. Hogan called a news conference today on college basketball's big-gest scandal amid reports that his inquiry was entering a new phase. Hogan announced the conference last night shortly after a New York County (Ma^ hattan) Grand Jury voted indictments against an unspecified number of persona, reportedly involved in the rigging of Bradley University games. " Details of the indictments wer* and Hogan said Favorites Victorious In Country Club Meet Favorites came through In the championship flight this week as first round play drew to a close In the Blythevllle Country Club's annual tournament. Advancing In the top flight were* Joe Emerson, with a 2 and 1 de- _^ m ^ NBC Tourney Starts Tonight STAR TEAM—Florida's water ski champion doubles team, Ka'thy Darlyn and Bobby .Iliers, form a star during a practice se:;sion at Cypress Gardens, Via. They'll compete in the North American Water Ski Championship tournament at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto, AUBL. 30-31. (NBA) Commercial, BWL Stars Play Exhibition Contest All-star learns from BlylheviUe's two softbal! leagues, the Commercial League and the Bay Window League, were lo tangle this afternoon In an exhibition tilt at Litlle Park which wrote tinis to the city's cision over Lloyd Stlckmon, Bill Joe Donton, who declsiotied E. B. Thomas, 3-2; J. C, Guard, who defeated Joe Beasley, 5-4; and George Ilubbard. Jr. who eliminated Hugh Whit-sitt, 3-2. Other results follow: Second Flight Harry W. Haines over Ben Butler, Jr.. 6-4; O, E. Knudsen over J, F. Lenti, one up, 20 holes; Jimmy Stevenson over Charles Crigger, one up. Third Flight Charles Moore over Churchill Buck, 5-4; I. R. Coleman over J. M. Williams, Sr., 7-6; A. S. Catchings over Alvin Hardy, 6-4. Fourth Flight F. E. Utley over Ben Butler, Sr., 6-5. 1951 Softball session. Cubs catch a Irain. The 10th and its subsequent (our-run rally for Chicago, started at 10:27. Chicago almost won it in regulation time but Connie Ryan hit a dramatic last ot the ninth homer with two out and ft 3-2 count. Bob Rush was the winner, R complete game, over reliefer Howie Fox. Southerners _ead Way in unior Golf Ity The Associated Frc.s* NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (based on 250 times bat)—Muslnl, St. Louis, ,362; Ash burn, Philadelphia.. 345. Runs — Kiner. Pittsburgh, S6 Hodg&s, Brooklyn, 91. Runs batted in—Irvln, New Yor 86; Kincr, Pittsburgh, 85. IIltSr-Ashbiirii, Philadelphia, 1M FuriHo, Brooklyn and Dark, Ne York, 149. Doubles — Dark, New York, 2 Kluszewski, Cincinnati, 21. Triples — Musial, at. Louis Bell, Pittsburgh, 9. Home runs — Hodges. Brookly 33; Kiner, Pittsburgh, 32 Stolen bases—Jcthroc. Boston, 2 Ashburn, Philadelphia, 22. Pitching (based en seven decisions) — Roe, Brooklyn. 15-2, .882; Brecheen, St. Louis, 8-2, .SOO. Strikeouts — Ncwcombe, Brooklyn, 121; Spahn, Boston. 113. AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting — Minoto, Chicago. .340; Fain, Philadelphia...334. Runs—Minoso. Chicago, 91; Williams, Bcston. 90. Runs batted in—Williams, Boston, 100; Zemin), Philadelphia. -97. Hits—DiMaggio. Boston. 149; Kcll, Detroit, 140. Doubles—Norcn. Washington. 31; Di.Maggio, Boston. 28. Triples — Minoso. Chic;v^o. 13; Fox, Chicago and Ccnn, \Viishing- ton, 8. Home runs — Williams, Boston and Zcrnial, Philadelphia, 25 Stolen bases—Bu^by and Minoso. Chicago, 21. Pitching—Feller, Cleveland. 19-4, .826; Morgan. New York, 8-2, .800. Strikeouts — Raschi, New York, 121; McDermott, Boston. 116. Kilowatters Finish 2nd In Paragould Tourney Ark-Mo'* Kilowatters finished second In the Northeast Arkansas invitational tournament al Paragoukl, alter splitting a double header last night. The Kllowatlers went into the I1-* • —-— uals by defeating the Paragould Jaycees 6-3 in the first game of last 1 night's twin bill but then lliey were defeated by Ihe Joncsboro Frolics -5.for the title. Harvey Dorris tried an Iron-man stunt by pitching both games but could win only one. In the first tilt, Dorris pitched four-hit ball ntid he allowed only seven hits In Hie nightcap but loose fielding by his team mates cost him the victory. Mel Hay, the Kilowallers' hard- hilling backstop, broke up the Ilrst game with a two-run homer in the sixth inning. Tournament officials said that it was the longest blow MlSSISSIppf- Champs Play Osceola Today ever hit In the Parngould park. In the second gnme the Kilowal- ters played good ball for five innings holdltiR the tough Frolics to 3-2 lead but In the sixth the Jonesboro team broke loose with seven run. 1 ; In the next two innings while the Kilo\valters ninnngod only three. By finishing second the Kilowat- tcrs are automatically qualified to compete in the state tournnincnt but they have decided against this. Softball Play Starts CAMDEN, Ark., Aup. IT. i.-V f —The Arkansas men's FOlUKslI tournament gels under way here tonight. In the feature ot the opening program, the Little Rock Wort hen Little Rock Cops AAU Swim Honors LITTLE HOCK. Aug. 17. i.f, — \ Little Rock contestants dcminatcd the AAU swim tiling and diving meet at, the War Memorial Park ixx)l here Inst night, Three new records were established. Team titles in all throe divisions —girls, boys and men—went to the Little Rock Boys' Club. Hcfcn Keith. Little Rock B.>VS' Club swimmer and diver, wa.^ the Individual high scorer nmaiva the \ • girls with 21 5/6 (joints. Tim Tax lor of the "Little Rock YMCA led the i men's division with IB 1 ^ point* BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 11. (0 —American Legion junior baseba champions from four states open their regional tournament her today. The four stale champions ar Osceola, Ark.; Greenwood, Miss Austin, Tex., and Holsum ol Nev, Orleans, The opening gnme^thls attei-noo matches Otceola ngnlnst Green wood, with Holsum and Austin plaj ing tit 8 p.m. 'Hie two losers will piny lomorro nfteruoon nnd Ihe winners tomoi row night in the double eliminntlo lounmmcnt, A single game Is schcd uled Sunday night, with ttie flna Monday night. The winner will go to the se llonal tournament at Sumlcr, S. Pairings were drnwn last nip; after n. banquet honoring the to team. 1 ;. DURHAM. N,G., Aug. 17. (AP) — Tactically everywhere, you looked day in the round of eight of the atlonal Junior Chamber of Com- icrce Golf Tournament, there was southerner. Of eight quarter finalists shoot- ng for their first .national cham- lonship, five were southerners— iucldy Anderson, Tuscaloosa, Ala. lil! Parker, Tills*, Okln.; Bill; icemer, Blacksburg. V:i.; Dong andcrs. Ccdartown, Ga., and Jackii Doss, Monroe, La. That batch of rebels from lh leep south and Us fringes, are th nrgcst block aimed al keeping Ih hampicmship from going back i he far west where It was born am tved for four years. Of five previous Jaycee junio championships, four were won ii westerners nnd not until Eddi Merrins of Meridian, Miss., took th Hie Inst year did the championshi start, moving around, Merrins won't win this year, be cause Deemer stroked a perfect pu of six feet from the fringe of tl 18th green in the fourth round yes .erday to dump the defender int the discard. Deemer was three-u until Eddie got back on his gnu mid-wny the round. After thn Deemer settled for safe, sound go to squeeze in. The game was scheduled for 5:30 m. Tlie Commercial All-Stars ruled ic favorites mainly because their ague is a East pitch loop and the ay window League is a slow pitch TCUlt. Also, the Bay Window League is or men 30 years of age and older. The Commercial All-Stars were xpectect to send Billy Baker of is Courier News Dirty Sox against he fat boys and the Bay Window <caguers were to retaliate with onny Stiles ot the 61 Implement Company team. The Commercial League's starting ineup was: Marvin Ross .Juveniles, irst base; bee Crowe, Farmers Bank, second base; Claude Sparks, Courier News, short stop; Arthur Sampson, Montgomery Ward, third base; James Walker, Juveniles, left field; Jimmy Phillips, Juveniles, center fietd; Bob Johnson, Farmer's Bank, 'right "field and Gene Layne, Dura-Chrome, catcher. The Bay Window lineup was: ' Jack Rawlings, Moose Club, first aa'se; Emory Francis, American United Life, second base; Paul Human, American United Life, short stop; Pete Burnham, Sullivan-Nelson, third base; Jimmy Fisher, American United Life, left field; Pat Chitmon, Ark-Mo Power, center field; Fred Boyette, Moose Club, right field and Sonny Lcdbetter, Sullivan-Nelson, shortfieldcr. In the Bay Window League yesterday afternoon the league champion Sullivan-Nelson Chevies exploded for 12 runs in the seventh inning to down the nil-stars 16-5. George Clark, who relieved Stiles in the sixth, was the victim Upsets Feature National Public Parks Net Play ST. LOUIS. Aug. 17. <AP>— The national public parks tennis tournament, still providing some surprises along the road to Che finals moved into the quarterfinals stage here today. Three more upsets were entered in yesterday's competition, but on the whole most of the pre-tourney selections were still In the running Foremost among the top seeded en tries is defending champion Clydi Hippensti'el of San Bernardino Calif., who easily advanced Into to day's fourth round of the men' singles division. Yesterday's two men's singles up sets were recorded by Ronnie Barne of Kansas-City and Jerry Glade Salt Lake City. Barnes nudge fifth-seeded Nolan McQuown. o Sun Valley, Calif., 6-4, 6-2, 0-6, 6- and Glade tumbled sixth-seede Mofey Lewis ot Tulsa, 2-6, 6-3, 2-i 6-1. 8-6. Top Non-Professional Teams to Take Part WICHITA. Kas., Aug. 17. (IV)— The nation's top non-professiona seball teams open their annua urnament tonight with • 89-year d Connie Mack as guest of honor. Three service teams and an air- aft plant club will play the open- g games in the 17th annual semi- tcuniamcnt. The 32-team meet is expected to st three weeks. Mack, president of the Philadel- hia Athletics, will receive a spe,- .al plaque for his years of service > baseball. In the opemng game, the Camp e.Ieune. N.C., Marines will play he Fort Campbell, Ky., llth Air- orne Division team. The other ontest will be between the Wiohi- Boeing Bombers and Lowry leld ot Denver. The winner of the tournament ets a $10.000 purse. Most of the teams entered eara- d a berth in the national meet by winning district and state tournaments. The defending champions are the Fort Wayne, ind., Capehait.'i. To- ilght's first game Is scheduled to tart at 8 pjn. (EST). Osceola Coach and Son Get Gifts from Fans Ray Mann, Sr'., coach of Oseeo- la's sUite champion Legion team was presented with a gift from grateful fans at the Legion's ap preciation banquet Wednesday night given In honor of the team The coach's son, Ray Mann Jr., who served the team as bat boy, also received a certificate fo a gold baseball. These awards wer inadvertently omitted In the re port on the banquet which ap peared in yesterday's issue of th Courier News. not made public, he true bills would be filed at the ame time he holds his meeting with newsmen. Since the scandal first broke last January, 31 players from six col- eges and a number of gambler* lave been Implicated, Five of these players, who came here voluntarily from the Bradley campus in Peoria, 111., testified yesterday before the grand Jury that returned the indictments, They waived immunity. During a four-hour grand Jury session, the players and 13 other witnesses were questioned. Hogan said policemen were among those who testified. The five Bradley stars are Eugene Melchtorre, considered one of the game's best players; William Mann, Qeorge M. Chianakas, Aaron Peerce and Charles Grover. When Hogan first broke the Bradley phase of the scandal several weeks ago, he said the players •ere offered $1.500 in bribes to lose by seven points to Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, in the 1949 National Invitational Tournament Mere. '0L 1 A last minute field goal by*? substitute not In the plot, Hcgan said, ruined the betting coup by slicing the margin to five points, 82-TT for Bowling Green. Six- persons have been held as material witnesses In this Bradley phase, and Hogan has been seeking Jack (Zip) West. 40, as the alleged master-mind bookmaker behind the betting coups. In addition to the Bradley players, the scandal has involved five from Toledo (Ohio) University and 20 from New York schools - City College, Manhattan, New York University and Long bland University. ' The temperature in the earth's Interior has been estimated at around 9,000 degrees F. I Bead Courier News Classified Ads. City Doubles Net Tournament Play Enters Semi-Final Round Three semi-final teams have teen decided In the doubles division of the Blytheville Y's city tennis tournament. Advancing to the semi - final rounds in matches this week were A. B. Smith and Russell Mosley and Edsel Haroer and J. L. Thompson. Smith and Mosley teamed Wed- nesday'to defeat Blake Polly and Bob Liiiscomb In straight sets 6-1, 6-3. Harbcr and Thompson downed Bill MeK-.eny and Dan Wallace 6-1 and 6-1. Mosley and Smith are pitted against Ted Fisher and Richard Roberts in the semi-finals. Fisher and Roberts advanced to the semifinals last wek by defeating Prank Harshman and T. H. Caraway 6-1 and 6-3. Only one Harber and Thompson In the semifinals. The singles division of Ehe men's tournament was completed last wajj) with J. L. Thompson winning 5* city crown. first-round match In the big uprising. The Chevies got to Clark for II base hits, including a basei loaded homer by Burnham, in the big inning. Stiles pitched one-hit ball in the of five innings he worked. Crackers Edge Past Travelers 1-0 In 12 Innings; Barons Beat Chicks Bunkers, defending champion-:, play MacMillan Petroleum of Nor- phlct. Dusting — Spraying Call us for FUEK inspection anrl USDA recommendations im any type insect problem. Approved Flight Training School Charter Sales ' Service BLYTHEVILLE FLYING SERVICE Phone 2717 — Municipal Airport — Night Phones .._ i i . r • " 6SI3 - 3S77 Dependable Service & UGB WARNING ORDER Tn the Chancery Court. Chicka- stuvba District, Mississippi Countf. Arkansas, Mnrfon Ncuschulten, Ptf. vs. No. 11.181 Willnm A. Neuschultcn. Dft. The defendant. William A, Neu- srhnUcn, is hereby warned to np- answer the complaint of the plaintiff. Mnrion NcnschuHcn. Dated this 16th day of August, 1951. Harvey Morris, Clerk Gone F:. Bradley, nlty. lor plf. C. F. Cooper, ntty. Ad Lltcm, B.v The Associated Press Don Liddle, little Atlanta left- hander who hasn't yiven up an earned run in his last 29 innings as , a starling pitrhrr. threw his best of the year last night at the pennant-bound Little Rock elers. He yielded two single.* to the Scut hem Association pace setters in 12 innings as the Crackers won, 1-0. Outfielder Chuck Tanner tripled to open the 12th and scored on a single by Stan Holhnis:. Veine Williamson, the Travelers.' tiny, no-hit righthander, kziue up | 10 hits in dropping his fifth dcci- j .sion. He has wone nine, For Lid- ; die U was victory N'o. 11 and his i third shutout. ! The low cut Little Rtvk'.s first] place margin lo 6'-j iautc^ as sec- i omi place Birmingham topped, i New Orleans Pelicans. 11-7, and Chattanooga belted Mobile, 1-2. Mickey Hacfner outpitchcd Frank Biscan in a duel of veteran left- handers at Memphis. The pint- .sized Birmingham hurlcr posted his ninth victory and lost a shutout when Ed White homered for the Chicks in the fourth inning. Mobile committed seven errors In losing to Chattanooga. Al Lary, Nashville rookie from the University of Altbaina hurled the last 5 2/3 innings'against New Orlea:is and won his lirst Southern Association victory. Although It lost the Atlanta marathon, Little Rock got good news yesterday. Bob Cruze, left- hander with a 10-5 rec<rd, has been deferred for 30 days by his Raleigh, N.C., draft board and will rejoin the Travelers Sunday. 8 1 17-24-31 9|7' Memphis. 3-1, Nashville d:;spe<l the BAILEY'S TOBACCO & WHISKIES Special Prices on Case Lots of Whiskey LION OIL PRODUCTS GAS & CIGARETTES—MO. PRICES the doubles division remains to be played. That one pits Don Frownfelter and Andy Barksdale against Bob Blodgett and Dick Reid, The winner of this match will play Niners Beaten > By Sikeston Nine The Number Nine Niners were the victims of a four-hit, 4-0 shutout dished out by the Harts .Doughboys of Sikeston, Mo, last night. Van Gilder carved the neat pitching gem as he went the route for the Doughboys. Whittle hurled for the Niners and was nicked for sevea base blows. The Doughboys scored all their runs in the second and third innings. The game was played at Sikeston. Sunday afternoon the Niners play host to the Armorel Tigers. Under New Management HAIRY VETCH New Crop Vetch Seed IMMEDIATE DELIVERY Place Yotir Order Now! We Accept PMA Purchase Orders Blytheville Soybean Corp. Phone — 6856 — 6857 SPACKAGE BEERS (NO WHISKIES) Complete Meat Depl. WES GAY, head of our meat department, invites his many friends to visit his meat department for quality meats. State Line Groc. & AAkt. 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