The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 17, 1939 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 17, 1939
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THVRSDAY, AUGUST IT 1939 Memphis ^Nashville Atlanta .07 ilmttanooga 06 Knoxville GO ^Birmingham 53 New Orleans 51 little Rock :.. 49 American Whip Bucs, Reds Lose tough One; Yanks Finally Beat Leonard i By OEORQB .KIRKSEY UBlted Press Staff Correspondent NEW YORK, Aug. 17. (UP)—The St. Louis Cardinals were roaring along the pennant, trail today nt full steam, thanks to the efforts of two comparatively Insignificant members of their cast, quiet, likeable Terry Moore and silent, unfathomable Bill McGee. Mcore and McGee led Ihe charge which hurled back tlie Pirates twice yesterday, 4-3 and 3-0, and enabled the Cardinals to pick up game and a half on (lie Reds, who lost a, heart-breaker lo the Cuba 2-1. 'Thus tlie Reds' lead toda; was trimmed to six games and froii now en the men of McKechnie wll have the pressure on Ihem In ever pitch of every inning of ever game. Too many clubs with lead longer than Cincinnati's have blowi the pennant in September to c:n-1 Eider that six games.Is a safe margin for : a: National League leader. Mcore,: known for his speed and defensive ability, performs! hi a new role in the. opener. He hi I two homers, each lime wJUi Pepper Martin on base, accounting for nil the St. Louis runs. He hit his first one to tie the score in the seventh, 2-2. Then the'. Pirates scored in their: half to go ahead, 3-2. In the ninth Pepper Martin singled and Moore bounced a line drive off the Scoreboard, and it carcmed to the extreme corner of the field. Before the Pirates could, retrieve the ball, Moore had stretched it into a homer. McGee, who hadn't won a game ^ince June 18, reversed his form and pitched n three-hit shutout In the nightcap, his seventh victory. McGee is one cf the most iinprc- riiclable pitchers in the majors. When he's gcod he's unbeatable and when he's bad he's lousy. If McGee can hold his form for the next few weeks, the Cards are going to be very dangerous indeed. Johnny Mize led tlie Cards' atlack with three hits. 'sBucky Wallers lost a tcugh one going down, 2-1, while. allowing the Cubs only five hits. Augic Galan New York was.poisc-n to the Cincinnati ace, Boston driving in both runs. Doubles by Chicago Herman and Galan produced the Cleveland .. first -lolly and .Galon's filth homer Detroit was the winning margin. The Reds Washington got eight hits off Passcau, but were Philadelphia stopped by double plays in th St. Loui? fifth and sixth. The Giants hammered a 7-3 victory over the Dodgers, pounding Al Hoillngsworth out ol the box in the fourth. Cliff Meltn had a per- tect day, getting "3 for 3," but had to have relief in tlie eighth ID win. The Bees beat me Phillies, 0-2. and then were stopped cold by Hugh Mulcnhy who hurled the Phils to n 3-2 win !n the nighlcap. Emll (Dutch) Leonard, tlie old Yankee spell-binder, ate some fish in Boston that didn't agree with •him; and wasn't his usual self when he went after his fifth straight over the Brcnx Bombers. With Marius Russo pitching four-hit ball, the Yanks shut out the Senators, 4-0, and increased . their American League lead to 7 VI games over the idle Red Sox, Leonard, despite his upset stomach, held the Yanks to six hits,' but two of them were homers—Joe DiMaggio's No. n and one by Red RoHe. Mel Harder was in rare form as he pitched,- Cleveland to a 3-0 shutout over the Browns in the opening game of a twin bill. It was the second time this season, the Browns had been blanked. Harder gave only seven hits. Keltner's single and Hemsley's double scored the first run and Jcfl Heath's 13th homer with Trosky on base accounted for the last two. Al Milnar held the Browns to four iiits for his eighth win, 7-1, in the nightcap. Tlie White Sox nosed out the Tigers, 7-6, in 12 innings. Charlie Gehringer's homer wilh a mate on base tied the score in tlie ninth and sent the game into extra innings. The Tigers made six errors to contribute to their own downfall. * » * Yesterday's hero—Terry M^ore Cardinals' centerfielder, who smacked two homers with a mate on each time, to twice bring his team frcm behind -and to eventual victory RED LIGHT BALL CLUB TO HIM BACK To MAJORS ATLANTA Caiuthcrsvllle ,,, 21 nragould Abruptly Tvimmec From Nine To Less Than for a game with New York University. Florida, South Carolina, Auburn, Georgia Tech and Miami complete the schedule and unless the Bulldogs Iron out the kinks in their early games it will he a hard, cckl November. Tomorrow: Kentucky. Osceoia Boy Travels With Prothro's Phils Georgia May Be Unable To 0 u'l score Opponents Scribe Fears Pet.. .508 .550 .55-1 1550 .50-1 .427 .411 .405 League W. .... 75 .... CO .... 50 .... 58 57 .18 38 31 L. Pet 33 .G3- 1 39 -.Oil 50 .5-1 National 1,0.15110 \v. Cincinnati C8 St. Louis Gl Chicago GO New York 54 Brooklyn 52 Pittsburgh 4D Boston 4G Philadelphia 32 By WILLIAM J. TUCKER United Press Staff Correspondent ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 17. (UP)— 'he Georgia Bulldogs have a scor- ig punch carried over from last all and if their new conch, Wnl- icc Butts, can clfect a defense the Athens football entry will make Its nark In the Southeastern Conference. The trouble with Georgia last year was it couldn't outscorc the other learn. Vassa Cate and Jimmy Fordham set off on sensational runs against such elevens as Holy Cress and Auburn, but the vulnerable Bulldog line nullified nl) their efforts by letting tlie enemy slip through almost at will. Even set-up learns like Mercer mid The Ciln- del found tlie going ensy througl Georgia's fcrewall. Butts was on the Georgia stuff lust year and has thai advantage : over his predecessor, Joel Hunt, who look over an unfamiliar squad ind tailed la get anywhere. Hunt vns replaced by Butts shortly after lie season ended. Bulls lias a velcran for every Ine position except one tackle, but :he reserve strength Is skimpy and unless several sophomores live up to advance notices and then some, the first line of defense will again prove a sore problem. Fifst-year men counted on for stnrtlng or replacement duty Include Green Kellncr, a big end from Memphis; Tommy Green, ft Inckle and Steve Hughes, center. These youngsters all heft close to 200-pcund mark. OSCEOLA, Ark., Aug. 17, — llwacc Ramsey, who accompanied he group of Osceoia fans lo St. ts a week ago to attend the ball game between the St. Louis Cardl- lals and the Philltos of Philadelphia, was accepted by Doc Prothro, nanager of the Phillies, for a sum- ner of training. Thrace went from 3t. Louis to Philadelphia with lie learn and will travel with them Die rest of Hie season. Thrace made a splendid record In Cteceola high school in baseball and fcotball and also in the University of Florida where he attended school last term.; Baseball lias always been Ills first love and his ambition is to make a big league team. Win 16 To 13; Final Game To Be Played Tonight Will Name Chickasaw A. C, OiKcials Friday Feldman Has Won 20 Games For Fort Smith Former Blythcville players are holding things u|i over fit Port Smith where Herschel Eolio's team but one and a half sjames be- lilncl the leader in the Western Association, Harry Feldman, playing his first "C" ball, won his 20t!> game tills week to be the first player in the Western Assocls-iion to reach (lint mark this year. Steve Tramback and William Von Alinen have each won Ifi games to make the former Blytheville Gianls tops in the pitching game at, Fort Smith. The Coca Cola team, champions cf the Commercial Softball league, last night trounced the all-star team, composed of players on other teams of the league, 10 to i3 to even tlie three game series being played at Haley Field. The game featured free hitting by both teams, the Coca Colas getting 13 hits anil making only 3 errors, nml the all-stars gelling 12 hits and committing eight errors. Thompson and Tiplon led the hitting for Coca Ccla, both getting ] homers, Pitchers for each team * issued seven walks. Taylor led the all-stars in hitting, lacing out four hits out of live times at bat. The teams will play the rubber game of the series tonight at Haley Field nl eight, o'clock. Both Barnes played so far have been thrilling to the spectators, sprinkled, will) good fielding ami hitting on the part of both teams. Summary of last night's game: ALt STARS AB H. H E Officers for the coming year will be elected by members of the Clik'knsaw Athletic Club at a meet- Ing at Hotel Ncble tomorrow night. They will be chosen from nominees selected by a special nominating committee appointed at last week's meeting by Harry W. Haiues, president of the organization. Tlie meeting tomorrow night Is lo be held In the Rpse ncom of I the hotel and will begin at T.30 o'clock. Mr. Halncs urged that all members of the group attend. After new officers have been selected, plans for tlie club's fall and winter activities will be discussed and ether business will be taken up. There ate almost as many v.'ofk- TS Employed in British airplane production work tis are employed In British automobile and moUr- cycle 'Industries combined. You 11 like "Spot" Reed Back Home, Is On Retired List Patlon If 5 2 2 Taylor 2b 5 'i 4 Godwin sf 4 2 1 Mosley 3b 3 2 1 Terry ss 5 0 1 Harwell c 4 2 1 Davis rf 4 1 1 Burns cf 3 1 1 Cox Ib ....: 4 1 0 lall p 3 0 0 Totals 40 13 12 COCA COLA AB R H E Taft c C 1 2 0 5 Clyde "Spot" Reed, Blytheville i boy who was really going places on . Veterans Knox Eldredge and Alex the Salisbury, N. C., baseball team .53 .01 .430 .352 .292 .545 .514 .495 ,4.C .434 .311 Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas t-caRue Pnrngould 8-9, Jonesboro 1-6, Caruthersville 14, Newport 3. Atlanta 11, Memphis 7. Second game postponed, too late to start. Little Rock at Chatlanoogn, postponed, rain. Birmingham nt Nashville. Only games scheduled. American League Cleveland 3-7, SI. Louis 0-1. New York 4. Washington 3. Chicago 7, Dclroit 0. 12 innings. Only games scheduled. National I.cnguc New York 7, Brooklyn 3. Chicago 2, Cincinnati 1. St. Louis 4-3, Pittsburgh 3-0.' Boston 9-2. Philadelphia 2-3. By Unifeil I'ri'.ss The Memphis Chicks nearly stripped' the gears-today In the! frenzied .efforts to get out of reverse. Atlanta marked up a clean-sweep scries victory over the league leaders last night by whipping Ihcm, 10 to 7, for -three games in a row. The Dogged Nashville Vols beat the Birmingham Barons again and approached to within five games of tlie Chicks—which is a lot closer than four days ago when the Mcm- phlans were nine games ahead. The Crackers simply out-slugged the Chicks last night, taking out after Jim Henry, Vevei-ka and the .- 550,000 Mr. Herman Bcsse, who ' wns blamed for the loss. The game p , was replete with arguments, the 035 llls '' lwo ' nn '"l> s consuming a full ' „. | hour during most of which Man' agcr Frank BrazllI of Memphis was shouting at the umpires. The contest required two hours and 56 minutes In all, which precluded start of the second game of scheduled double-header. The Vols, who found the Barons nsy pickings in Ihe tlrst three imes of their scries, had to htis- B last night for n 7 lo C decision, triple-run rally in the ninth .illed the game out of the fire and roughl a mlltl glow of pennant ever back lo the cheeks of Vol indoin. Paul Dnnlap and Leo O'Gorek ioutcd homers in vain for Birin- igham. Those were • the only games chedulcd. Today finds Little Rock Medal Play Event Is Extended To Aug. 2fl Lanicr Reed, golf pro nt Ihe Blytheville country club, has announced that, the lime for ccmpie- tltn of play in the Blythcville country club golf event for members has been extended througl Sunday, Aug. 20. The event, 36 holes cf nieda competition, got off to a poo 1 start because of inclement weathei and all participants did not ccm plett their first 18 holes as nnticl pated. As a result Mr. Reed ex tended the competition pericd. IT'S The world's largest selling straight Bourbon whiskey! SAY: "MAKE MINE CREAM"! McCnskill will start al Ihe ends with Al Dcclinileroy, holdover, and probably Green nt Die.tackles. Winslon Halites. Howard Johnson nucl Wnllcr Wiltons, who nil snw service lust year, will vie lor Ihe two guard spols, Charley Selby, who subbed lor Captain Quiulon lAimpklu last year, will get a chance at, center unless Hughes proves'lie's the man. Fordhnm ami Gate speared a backflelcl that should be n high- geared combination. The lormer \vas one ot the better fullbacks In the conference last fall, special- ising in strnlglil-nwny running that .eft mnny n tackier sprawled in the wnke of his 190 pounds, Civle Is a speed-merchant and once In the clear, there's ho calcti- ing him. Earl Hlse, Oliver llunlcull and Billy Mims, the latter a sure-shot passer, add lo the linlftack strength wlille Bob Salisbury, a burly block- cr', probably will get Ihc.cnll nt quarter. ' . .'Outstanding among sophomores frying for a tackfield job Is Cliff Kiinsey, an iimlcrsKmg 180-pomidcr who can buck the line. Georgia's schedule is calculated to give the Bulldogs a gradual approach lo tlie tough battles. Tlie Citadel and Funnnn 'come first and Bulls' charges should win both games a lot easier than they did last year. Holy Cross next visit? Athens for an interscctlcnal game Then tlie Bulldogs hit the road going first to Louisville lo Kentucky and then to New York until stricken with an injured Men rate it "tbsGreatett American Whukey irm. lias returned home after hav- ug been placed on the vohmtao retired list for the remainder of :hls season. He was ordered lo report next spring for the 1940 season. Heed won nine and lost but two games before he pulled several ligaments and ruptured a- Wood vessel in his pitching arm late in June. Since that time he hns been out of the game. The Salisbury team, a member f the North Carolina State League, is affiliated with the New York Giants which had a team icre for two years when Reed was pitching star. locd cf :... 5 2 Biackard sf 5 I- Tipton 3b 5 3 Thompson Ib 4 3 R. Warrington rf 5 3 D. Warrington If-p — 4 I Smotherman ss 3 1 Glover 21) 5 I Ivv P-lt 3 0 Ivy P-lt Totals 45 10 13 Distrilmtoil ID" UN1TKD I.IQUOH, Wholesalers Ulllo Hock, Korl Smith, West Memphis NEW 'phone book goes to press SOON Do you want to make any change in your present listing? Would you like a telephone, so your name will be in the new directory? If so, please call the telephone business office now. CHANGE IN TIME Air transportation on a commercial basis Is approximately five times as safe now as it^as in 1930. t Atlanta, Birmingham at Knox- ille and Memphis at Chattanooga. Under the title of "Memories," ver 350 different tunes are said o have been published in the United States nlone. 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