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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 20, 1949
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EIGHT BLYTHEVYIXE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 1949 Gotten Pickers Rout Manila Juniors 13-5 In Tourney Opener The BJylheviUe Cotton Pickers moved up hi ihe Amf-iium ly^ioji's riflh District baseball tournament at Caiawjiy by riiubbniK nu: Manifa legion juniors by a 13-5 .score ui a fnst-roui!<t (•aine yesterihiy allenioon. The Pickers arc scheduled to+ meet Osceoli Junior Legiminaiies In a second-round p.inie on the Caraway diamond tonight. Osceola advanced into second round play by detesting Caraway 7-5 in their opening? tilt last nlelu. Righthander uene .Sh.u>k> went the route for the Pickers, yielcllna 11 hits but keeping Ihciu wt'H scattered. He pot good support frurn his team mates both afield and at bat. \vith (he PirktM* umchnm two Manila hurlers for a total of 17 base hits. Brooklyn . . St. Units . , . Hoslojl Phila'lolpiiia New Yoik .. Pittsburgh . Cincinnati Chicago Catcher Me! May supplied ihe ULR blow of ibe fame \vhcn lie pnunded oue high and far over ihe left field wall < ' faraway's Memorial Park with the bases loaded. The blow cleared thr loft field fence, some 3'20 t from home plate, by 15 (eet. Slirrs l.c.nK Halting Second Baseina c>oimv stires kept the Pickers in the Rame willi Ms timely hitlhiK. Ktirps led Bty- I theville at bat with three hits In | four trips. Hay Rot three for five , The Rame was imuh tichter than j ihe score indicated Mlri Hay's lone. grand slammer was the riecidinc blow. Ooine inlo the ninth frame. the Cotton Pickers were leading by a narrow 6-5 msrein. Neat mound work by B iljfoa Stanford was the bis factor in Osceola's victory over Caraway. Stanford gave \ip only eiehi hit.-. struck out seven and allowed only j one base on balls. Maxey started | on the hill toi Caraway but was ! relieved in the seventh by Bowden. Every member of the linup except ^erond baseman Hay- vey Lee Hill ent at least one hit in the contest anil short.-top jimmy I Shaneyfelt collected two. DP mils j and Gibson each got two for Cara- | 7,'ay. ', None of the 12 runs scored in the : game were earned. I Box scores: ! Rlvlhtvillr 13. Manila 5 ttlylhevllle '*» R " EARLY RUSH — "Head the si^n. Hud," Lym.irt L. Fritnpilig, Michigan .State athletic ticket sales manager. poliu-ly informs a diehard. The Notre Dame Same, Nov. 5, was fold out as early us June 8. just fight days after the ducats \verc placed on sale. It was the first ISIS football sell-out in the country. Hayti All-Stars Bow to Niners by Score of 12 to 5 Vance ss Siii es 2b Durlos Ib Hay c O'Neal 3b Hopper cf Bvmch rf Callis If Holland If Sh'aVikj p Manila Wagner 2b Bimherton II .. Kelchlltn Ib Lamb cf Pop 3u T. Gilpatrick ss Ashabranner if P. Gilpairick c iTilligan p Tipton p Totals Osreola Oscrola Jill! 2b .... Baker rf Soires 3b . Watson Ib .ShaneyfeU Stanford p Conner c Stevens If . White If .. Harrison cf R I 3 1 I 1 2 1 1 0 2 •13 R Q 0 1 I 2 I 0 0 0 0 Righthander Merkle \vilhani.s 3 hurled the Number Niners to a 12-5 I decision over the H:<yti All-Stars in 3. a giime ]>liiyed in Mayti night. 1 \ViU'..uus set the Alt-Stars (lo\vn ! '2 ou six hits and had a shut out work- \ 1 ing until the nlnlh inning when 12 the Southeast Missouri team rallied 1 HOW THEY STAND NATIONAL I.RACUE W L K 32 ... -49 36 .. . 47 39 ...•14 ... U ...39 .. 34 -II 41 44 49 Pet. .6191 .516 .547 .51)1 .500 31 55 ,360 A.MKIUCAN I.KAIilJK New York Cleveland Hoston Philadelphia Detroit Chicago Washington St. Louis ... 45 .... 37 . .. 31 . . . 29 L 31 :u 39 41 4'2 50 47 55 Pet .631 .590 541 .SM .517 Indians Creep Up on Leading Yankees; Cards Lose Ground . *r 1<>e •elcbltr I Hal Newhouse-r, but bounced back Associated fr«« Sport. Writer | to elce out a 7-6 triumph over the Is this the start of that long-1 Washlnsion Senator*. Three suc- .wailed New Yo: It Yanke Ba.srb.ll experts. wlio vowed the Yankees would finish no higner than fointli ihh year, wore that old wise look today. A good many of Ihem were readjr to give you thai "! lold you so" routine. And they may have something (here, for the Bronx Bombers of late have looked like anything but the league leaders they are. In lasjnij yesterday. 5-4, to Cleve. , land. the Yankee* extended their losine skein to three in a row. They .-WO, now ha\e dropped four of their last, same, and Gcry Pridcly and .3 f — • • ..... SOl.'TIIKHN t.KAGUK , i five pames. three of them to second division clubs. Whereas they once boasted an eight-game mar- jNashvillp Hit ininRliatn New Oilcans Atlanta Mobile Little ftock . Memphis ChaltatUM^a .B;iO W L Pet | aln, [heir lead has shrunk to U 58 34 5) 37 49 44 41 « 45 41 35 30 .461 .393 .385 \eslertlavs Results NATIONAL I.L'ACDE Brooklyn 4 PiltsbuiKh 3. Philadelphia 1 Chicago 0. Boston 5 Ht Louis '2. New York J3 Ciuciniiali 3. AMI'IJICAN I.KACI1K Cleveland 5 New York •(. St. Louis 0-5 Philadelphia HOMOH R Chicago 4. Detroit 7 Washington 6. SOU I'llKKN ASSOCIATION Mobile 1 Birmingham 0. New Orleans 10 Atlanta 3. Memphia 3 Chattanoopa '2. Nashville 7 Little Rock 3. Fodav F Games NATIONAL I.I:A<;UE c:inciniu.[i at New York. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. Chicago at Philadelphia 'night). St. Louis at Boston (night). AMI-: 1(1 CAN l.EMJUE Boston at Chicago. Philadelphia at St. Ijouis miglvti. New York at Cleveland fnighu. Washington at Detroit.. SOfTIIKIt.N LKACliK < Al 1 . Night Gaine.s) Memphia at Little flock. Atlanta at Birniingharn. Nash^-ille at Chattanooga, New Orleans at Mobile. j mid a half games over the advanc- .580 injt Indians'. 5^71 Why. ihe Brooklyn Dodgers own s - 2 .llle same lead in the National League—three and a half games over the- St. Louis Cardinals. And that wa.s supposed lo be a tight sduaple. The Tribe battery of pitcher nob Lemon ::mt catcher Jim Hegan was responsible for the Yankees' most | recent rtefeat. Lemon not only j whipped the Yankees for the third ] time this year in racking up his 1 Uth triumph, hut hammered his ; fourth home run. with Hegan on i base. Heean broke up the game in the last of the ninth with a home 1 ' run i KiiuTer Stops Chisox i The Boston Red SoKclimbcri back j f nto thi-d place, seven and a half • sames off the pace, defeating the 'Chicago White Sox. 6-4. Vern Stephens' two-run single highlighted Ihe Red Sox three-run nlnMi tn- nine that kayoed starter Marino Pieretti. Bills Kinder allowed eight hits to register ivis 10tl\ triumph. 'I"he Tigers blew a 6-0 lead behind ce-s-sive eighth inning walks plus a long fly by Johnny Llpon hionglit in the v.'irming run. Virgil Trucks, who relieved Newhon.ser after the Nats had blasted the lefthander tor five runs in the .sixth, was credited with his 12th victory. Four home runs helped the St. Louis Browns sweep a twilight night donbleheailer from the Philadelphia Athletics, 9-4 and 5-4. It was the Browns' filth straight victory, jack Graham and Sherm Lollar hit lour basjger.s in the first Kokos slammed circuit clouts in ihe second. Bob Dillinger was the chief sun in the Brownie attack, turning In six consecutive hits—Ihree singles ind a triple in the ojx'ner. Rums Win, C'iirds Lose The Dodgers picked up a full same on the Cardinals, edging out the PitublifRh Pirates. 4-3. white ihe Boston Braves knocked off the Ftertbirds. 5-2. Bruce Edwards singled with the b'iscs loaded and none iut in the ninth to snap a 3-3 tic and give The Brooks the decision. Southpaw Warren Spahn |Kxstcd his Hth triumph, limiting the Cardinal. 1 to six hits as the Hrave.s batted Max Lanir-r out of the box in the fourlh. Elbie Fletcher socked a three-run homer off the Card *outhpaw in tho third Scoring at lensi once in every inning, the New York Giant* battered three Cincinnati hurlers for 20 hits including three homers to humble the Reds. 13-3. H.tnk Thompson, Johnny Mi/e and Marshall contributed home runs. Lefty Ken Keintzelman pitched another tnaMerpiccc as the Philadelphia Phils nipped the Chicago Cubs, 1-0. Hrintzelmaii scattered ivine hits tor his !2lh victory against three defeats. • • • D . LCS HGVICH DCQIMS " shot- Howard Barger paced the Niners at tiie piate siammini: two Singh's. •A ciuublv and n li-iplo in five limes nt but. .V 'I'. Jntnes led Hayll's stli-k work with two hits in font t:i]i>. ss Totals Carauay Burrotiehs ss Goodman 2b Brewer c H-nvdcn lb-p Craia cf Miles rf Pwinis if Gibson Ib . Maxey p-H . Totals Cara nay 5 AB 5 5 ' SUMMIT. N'J.. July 20. (AP) — . ReUci- Ivle than never. -I'iiat's Gus , , ! Lesnevich's motto as lie prepares [he Mners will play the Oa.d- (ol „ , to l avrri shot at ;lie world l-ll. Mo. Independent.- on ihe he.ivyweiglv. championship - NBA ~ Number Niue diamonti -Suntiav Pels Whip Atlanta To Take Third; Chicks Win Again By Tbr Associated Press The New Orl'-ns Pelicans jumped on a trio or Atlanta hurlers i last nisht for 15 hits, a 10 to 3 riecisicy] over the Crackers and third place in the Southern Association pennant race. Francis Barrett went the route for the Pels to register his eighth win against two defeats. He) limited tile Crackers to 12 blows. Tile victory was the third for the Pels out of tile four game series. Hoy Bneschen and Rob Mover teamed up to give the Memphis I Chicks a 3-2 advantage at the e.x- j pense of Ihe Lookout of Chatta: nooga. The loss pushed the Look! outs a little deeper into the league j basement—where Memphis had ' languished for many weeks. ' A late-Kame drive paid off for Ihe Nashville Vols, who pasted LH- lle Rock's Travelers 7 to 3. Two Dempsey Picked To Referee West Coast Title Bout LOS A N G E L ES. July 20. i.V> There will be an aII-championship hue to the 15-round title match tomorrow niyht at Wrigley Field between Tke Williams, king* of the world's light weights, and challenger Enrique Bolanos of Mexico. There's Cnampion Tke f and Hn- lanos, who hopes to be champion, the ring man .., . . r , , tie nucr. .1 11 is eiers t 10 .1 two ' .-'!!!;;. ^-e erdavT- h^ ^"."',0' " llle « "' " IC e *""i and three in "el,r l;:'. ! '^,-.-".r. i' .,.' 0 .'.-, A "r- '? i "»' »i"<" ^ve the Vol., the game. _ \iiinhtr Niin' D. William;; If , Jones cf , Lmes rf , Fisher 3h , 1 H. Bargcr Ib t LeritX'Uci c . • Tut;ils ... Iliiyli G. \Vilhams i Gwiii l>b . Bnickcu U Tifxbury ci .lninc;5 Ib . Bum c-p . Whitncr iT Loc 1 p 11 1 U 1 ! 1. Yankee Studiurn date wiih Ezznrd C'hurles. the NBA kinc from Cm- mi^iit be exiwt-ted. game Pete Mallory doubled in Brfl.s.s for the Vol victory. He save up only ._. 5ix blnws _to the Rocks. ?.nd singled | Or^. Jr.. of BlyiheviHe. won and [lie third will be Jack Dcmpsey. onetime kingpin of the heavyweights. Demp.sey ua.s named \vhen the Cuiifornia Ainletic Commission got together via long range telephone and approved his selection. It \vil] be the first major bout the old champ has worked out here. Dempsey will referee Tor free. '.vaiviiiK his cusiomary fee in behalf of the Lou Costello Youth Foundation, the poor boys' recreation center for which the fight i.s stayed. Gee Gets Alternate Spot MEMPHIS. July 20. I;?', — E. H. A YEAR AWAY—Coach Al Ulbrickson of Washington chats with 18-year-old A), Jr., during workout at Poufihkeepsie, N.Y. Young Al, six feet four and 187 pounds, pulls the number six oar in the [reshmaii shell, will be varsity material for llic Huskies nexl year Sports Roundup by Hugh Kullertou. Jr. NEW YORK, July 20. ^'j—Word froii! London is that Freddie Mills w:>lttn3 for an oflcr to go to America to defend bi.s world light heavyweight title against Joey Maxim in September. , . . Manager Ted Bro?.dnbb i.s dickering with the treasury for concessions in erise the offer comes. . . Right now Mills keeps only n sixpence out of each Lind he e;irn.s— about a dime out o,* four bucks, chat is—.^o Ted want.s a deal to have the puise paid over a five-yrri! period. . . On the other .side, when Jake Mint/, Char thru the Solomons. manager, heard, do snmp Amateurs Tee Off in Colonial Tourney Today MEMPHIS, Tcim,, JuJy 20 «AP> - -A f it 'hi of Lap-natch amateui's iPtnS-'.ip today for qualifying ruumte in tin 1 nniniiU Colonial Country Club's iiiYiuuiomit yotf toimiu- inU'iTi He^iiue champion Harvie W:u-d of Terlxu-o. N.C.. is tabbed aF lavnrite. bui powerfu! i:ompciit!on IOUJD.S f.Jicitd wuh over a dc'j^en toin naiPfiil -litirriencd golfers able to L'Hn -iroke.s otf okl man par. Tln-y'l] lie ])layijig over colonial's D,300-vaid, 70-par cotji>;e, lined with tricks and traps. And if tune-u)) .scc*re5 it'll the tale, the winner must Rinky Dinks Edge Little Park 1-6 In Y League Play The Division Street Rlnky-Dink* staged a fifth inning uprising to defeat the Little Park Lollipops 7-8 yesterday afternoon at the high school diamond on 10th Street. Both teams are members of the "Y" Midget Playground. League. The Lollipops earned their tallies early, scoring three runs In the opening inning and two in the second and added n single in the filth. The Rinky-DU)k s tallied twice in the first, once in the second and tied the count in the IhirciP After the Lollipops had scored their marker in the top half of tho fifth, they came back to win the game with two. Bobby Jones was the winning hurler but needed relief in the fifth when clarence Hall took the mound. Edward Peterson and Jimmy Watson shared the mound duties of the losers. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesria.v & Thursday "IN THE NAVY" with Abbott ami Cost ellrt N*e\vs A Short Lo ti f ion pro mot er, J a c-k clninied Ezzard would sheeting. have to go to Kn ; lanri to fight Ihe lu-avyuckiht "title," Jake cabled: "Keep your title, we're do- insj okay here/'. . , When Hal Gregg, who "retired" when the Pirates shipped him to San Francisco, way talking to a Pittsburgh writer Jast spring, lie remarked: "You know when you figrre it. ba c eball Lnkcs up a !ot of a fellow's time." . How else does he expect to Ret pay checks? for (lie circuit with one aboard in •.I.WM." all set lo fi^lU Joe Louis | the ninth, until that Mills thing hip- i Mobile's Pete Wojie was credited with the 1-0 win at Birmingham. -That Mills thing" wius a io;mt1 bout at London last July which Gii:. lo-i his world li^ln '- He yielded six hits in a tight pitch- ! er.s duel with Jim Sucheckl of Bir- Ifole In One? Durine the recent Dapper Dan eolf tournament—re-named the Damper Dan after three days of', rain—Open Champion Gary "Mid- ' dlecoff picked a spot for some! practice shots only to find Skip: Alexander driving from an elevated tec risht above his bead. . . "I'U be .safe here, won't 1?" Gary asked. -Sure." replied Skip, "but if f .s hoi 1 Id accident rally mis.? one I'M bo tied for twelfth placa of thirteenth." O no - M i tn it o Sports 1 'a c r Story from Chicago has Frankir Fri.sch demanding four new players for next season's Cubs—two regular pi tellers, a second baseman and a risrht-hand hitting outfielder. . But the story doesn't say whether Frank told boss Phil Wri^lcy where he could find them. . . Beattie The two days arc given to qiudiiyint; round.s. The .survivors get down to business Friday, with the tin-it expected Sunday. Some of those capRble of igni'ing the include: Jack Geiss of St. Loui.>. Mi.^ouri champion; Ham CrnthfT.s. Greenwood, MIS.S.; Johnny E'.izitk of MoneUe, Ark.; Jnek Re«•]•>' Sun Antonio; Jennings Gordon of Rome. Ga., former Georgia chi:mp. and Etidie Conners of Dal- la.s. Club olfinals said a iield of about In i.s ovpectcd to try out in the rounds. qualifying round* for Ihc U. S. Golf j Football conch, tells .sports ^ Association's second Junior amateur \\ nss that North rmrnlm« "f* second Junior amaicur tournanjent, Memphis eollers won the five recmnal berths. Gee was listen" as third alternate. (I Kinley c 9 Totals , 5 s Hayti All-Stars to Play I Joncsboro Semi-Pro Nine Wet Grounds Holt Action In City Softball League IIAYTI. M illy l!;:\T 'Fi \vii5 tonsil to lase the >ii<? .siun \'. :']> L'uns" lie .said, • < esix i c:i.iHy when you think you won 12 of the tfi rounds. Eur i hat "A the tirenk-s," Bark honip at CHfLsioj- Purk. X..F.. GLIS ha.s Tour rna=L important :c:i.-on.=. for \v;itiune to win the title. i'jiry ;>re Gus. jr.. age 6 1-2, Gfiry. ai:r 2 1 -'.'. niirl twin cirl-s who i\ci c htirn r« In tie over a year sso. "I'.nw coiiie >ou and Charlr.s nrv- rr ^o r trsrcther when he was a Is^nt iic^vvweight coiHemier?" Gus iva.s Md:u«K+'r trojihle." he an.-vvr: cri. v ,- \\rrt \ut\\w 10 J i a h t 01 ic c a T _ C'uu-iiiMnii hut they wntiic<i to .shift ' -: :•• Clt-velHiiri and Jne 4 Mana2PI J..t Vfl\M woviUin't v.o for that. A Cnx'iunali promoter claim? to h.ivr- H eipiiirart by whU'h Ons iiaiTeci to '12lit Mnxim a?ajj; ar Viti .S e p i e m I) e r 19 and T: t..kf no bout> bnloi'e thai jn- NHA tukw thrfa'riv- to him In 47 *r»tr\s if lir eif 1 *- \vi;b the Yankee -Sradunn .s (Icfitucly fXpetM5 to 'iRhl cmne what may. The -shield? of Roman .soldiers had iron borders, and were also studied with iron. j' Muscles" to Marry LITTLEjROCK. July 20. I*',—Approaching marriage of Leon < Muscles > Campbell, star fullback of the University of Arkansas football .R5 that North Carolina is ttir top football tea in -M the SoiMliem Conference—which can hardly be called news. . . termi, was announced yesterday. The bridge will be Miss Patricia Ann Gaylo of Bauxite, Campbell's home town. The wedding will be at St. Andrew's Cathedral in Lit lie Rock July 30, Don't Miss the Fun? PIG RACE Wednesday, July 27 Only 50c to Enter $7 PRIZE AIR BASE Skating Rink Sliuw Starts \\'eekdays ?:0ti p.m. S-Alurduv and Sunday: Cttittinaolll shuwinK from 1:00 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "SLAVE GIRL" with Vvoncift l)e.Carl« and George Brent "LOUISIANA" with r.overnnr Jimmie Oavis anrt Mai^arel Linrlssy Serial; "G->Ien Xever Forget" Chapter 1 Also Shorts SKY YOU -fried f he ROCK£T"£ngine? MAMA DATE WITH THE Wednesday & I'linrsday "THE STRAWBERRY ROAN" LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER •t .Miles North of I'.lylhnill* Box OPficr Opens al 6:45 Shin, Slarls 7:30 fin ripiip, Aulry (Ilnria Elrnrr 8f> riidllK • (,,',, i.Hm NHTK.M, MMUMS NATIONAL 1)1.-) 111. I.I. Its riillDH.lS (.OKI'.. \. Y. <:Kcv*m A. Kubbinx Inc. • l.\,.lusi\t Disliil.uiu,\ . Walcliijig MMir drive land on lite LCWESJ. PRICED "ROCKET" ENGINE CAR! r«> ap|.rer.ini.: (lie "BIT— v,,,,\e g,,l lo let 115 .Ip i.Mrarr! 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