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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVII.I/E, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 19« Chicks, Paps Begin Contact Work; Stockton Cuts Squad Cleveland . New York . Boston . .. Chicago . . Detroit . . Washington Philadelphia St. Louis . . AMERICAN I.MGIIK W L I'd. ..78 43 .645 ..75 46 72 47 .. 65 56 ..57 03 .620 .605 .537 .475 .403 .398 .314 Bitjoklyn . Nc\v fork . Philadelphia St. Louis . Boston . .. Cincinnati . Chicago . . Pittsburgh . NATIONAL U:\GUK \V I. Pel. 76 42 .644 70 .579 .500 .496 .481 .440 .436 7f" 17 1715 18!! 2i 24 !L SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L I'd. G.B. 82 52 .612 .... 75 60 .556 7',-j Little Rock Birmingham Mobile . ... Memphis . Nashville . . Atlanta . . Chat.tanooca Ne^ Orleans 70 69 . 68 65 54 . 54 322 .519 .507 .485 .406 .391 12 13 14 17 27'. ~ 29 YESTi;it»AV'S KKSULTS Natitmal League SI. Louis 4. Brooklyn 2 (Oi\ly game scheduled American ' car^iie . Cleveland 2. New York 1 "V.'ashingkm 10. Detroit 0 Philadelphia 6, Chicago 3 Boston 9, St. Louis 3 > t Southern Association Atlanta 6. Chattanooga 4 Memphis 5. Mobile 1 Liltle Rock 9. New Orleans ' Nashville 10, Birmingham 8 Both Teams Run Through First Full-Time Scrimmage Sessions ['re-season foottaill training in Arkansas won't be a week old until Monday but Hlythcvillc's Clucks nnd Paps have already had "head-knocking" scrimmage sessions. Both teams got their first taste* —— of rough contact work yesterday as ihclr coat-lies .sought to step up the training camp pace still further. Conch Russell Mosley sent his Chicks through a short but roiish icnd-on tackling session yesterday niter noon and topped it off with a full time .scrimmage. The Paps, meantime, donned equipment for the first time and ran through a light .scrimmage. The junior* heretofore had worked out In shorts, Yesterday, Junior Coach Hurulrl Stockton whittled his large squad down to ivorklng .sl^.e. leaving only 21 ciimlldatcs. However, he cx- plnhicd that he expected to increase thLs number by a few with- the next day or two. Jioth Anxious Both the Chicks ant! the Pnp.i took lo yesterday's rough work with obvious anxiety. The Paps, In particular, were anxious to get started and they pleased Conch Stockton with their performance. Prior to the head-knocking session. Coach Moslcy and his assistant Bill Stancil, gave their candidates extensive drills In blocking nnd tackling fundamentals. Coach Stancil put bis linemen through a rugged blocking a n d charging drill while Coach Mosley worked the backs on defensive play. Both the Chicks and Paps were scheduled lor more of the same today, with their training tempo slated to pick up even more next week. TODAY'S GAMKS National I.rar;iie St. Louis at New York Chicago at Brooklyn hight Cincinnati at Boston 2 (twi- isht) Pittsburgh at Philadelphia night American League New York at Cleveland night. Boston at Chicago nighl Philadelphia nt St. Louis night Washington at Detroit Southern Association Night Games Mobile at Memphis Chattanooga at Atlanta New Orleans at Little Rock Birmingham at Nashville Pine Bluff Hires lerry McFarland PINE liLUPP, Ark., Alls. 24. M'l— crry McFnrlnnc!. former Ouacliila star, has been named bnskel- couch at Pine Bluff High School. Athletic Director George Tciry nnoimcecl yostcrduy Lhnt McFar- and lincl been nppointcd to suc- eed Tommy Taylor, resigned. Mcror League Leaders By The Associated Prrn-i NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (based on 300 times nt bat)—Musial, St. Louis, .368; Rob- Juson. Brooklyn, .342. R'ins — Kiner, Pittsburgh. 103; Hedges, Brooklyn. 97, Runs baited in — Kiner, Pittsburgh, 91; Irving. Ne\v York. 90. Hits—Ashburn. Philadelphia, 110; Musial. SI. Louis, 159. Doubles — Dark, New York, 32; Robinson, Brooklyn and Kluszcwskl, Cincinnati, 27. Triples — Musial, St. Louis. 10; Bel!. Pittsburgh, 9. Home runs — Kiuer, Pittsburgh 35: Hodges. Brooklyn, 31. Stolen bases—Jnthroe, Boston, 27; Ashburn, Philadelphia, 'M. Pitching (based oti seven decisions)—Roe, Brooklyn. \G-1. ,889; Maglie. New York, 17-5. .113. Strikeouts—Newcombe, Brooklyn 123; Spahn. Boston, 116. AMF.KICAX LEAGUE Batting—Fain, Philadelphia, .33*; Minoso, Chicago, .331. Runs—Minoso. Chicago, 97; Williams, Boston, 95. Runs batted in—Williams. Bos- Ion. 107: Zemiat, Philadelphia 105 Hits—•DiMnggio, Boston, 156; Kt-ll Detroit, 150. Doubles—Noren, Washington, 31 DiMaggio, Boston, 30. Triples—Minoso, Chicago, 13; FVJ.N Chicago and Co:m, Washington, 8. Home runs—Zernial. Philadelphia 27; Williams. Boston, 2G. Stolen bases — Minoso, Chicago 24: Busby, Chicago, 23. Pitching—FeUer, Cleveland. 20-b .800: Morgan, New York and Kindc Bo-tcn. 8-2, .800. Strikeouts — Rasdii. New York 130; McDermoU, Boston, 116. Pebs Strengthen Southern Lead Travs Extend Margin To 7'/2 Games with 9-7 Win Over Pels Hy THE AS.SOCIATKI) I'KKSS Little Rock's pennant - hound Travelers finally gave o!rl M11 o Jo'.nuHon .stHiie hitting support l night, tint! the veteran ilghthand- er staggered to his 12th victory. The 9-7 decision over New Orleans sire tolled the Travs' Southern Association lead to 7 l - games as Birmingham lost to Nashville, 10-8. Until last night's shjyfest. (he Travelers had supported Johnson with just one run in 21 tunings They slugged lefthanders Lee Anthony iintl Bill Kennedy for 15 blows, including homers by Ker Humphrey, Jim Cronln tind Ralph Atkins. Atkins' three-run blast and Cronin's wallop sent the Rocks of] to a four-run bulge In the firsi Inning. John.son retired in the elghtl after yielding all the Pelican run. and nine hits. Eri March and Floyt Spcer each pitched a third of the last frame and preserved Milo's victory. Anthony was tagged wit I his eight loss, ' Nashville, still moving a I ful steam hi cfuest of a plnyoff spot won Its third in a row from the sagging Birmingham Barons o i Busier Boguskle's pinch-hit hotm run with two incites alwani in thi eighth. Memphis topped the Mobile Bears. 5-1; and Atlanta staved off a ninth- Inning rally to trim Chat tnnooga, 6-4. Lopez Confident After Key' Win Over Yanks CLEVELAND, Aug. 24.—Indian leader Al I-oura all but, prcdiclec \ Cleveland championship today following yesterday's "key" 2-1 triump over the New York Yankees, Lopez refused to make a flat pen- int prediction, but he implied' lolhing less when he said: "I don't see how they can stop us now." "We're getting the best, pitching i the league right, now," he said. "Oiiv billing, while not loo strong, ias been timely. Our defense has been brilliant. The fellows have the confidence. And we have a thrce- garnc lend." Yesterday's win, in which Bob Lemon bested Vic Rn.schi with a three-hitter, may have been the most important game of the year," said Lopez "The pressure Is all oti the Yankees," he snld. "We bent their best pitcher. The question is who has Casey (Stengel) got lo throw against ns tonight and tomorrow. is T o matter whom he selects, we can lop him with Early Wynn and Mike Garcia." With Allie Reynolds out of the .series because of n bruised left SHADY CHARACTERS-^Furth Cleveland Gets Set : or Yankee 'Kill' Tribe Stretches Lead to 3 Games As Bob Lemon Checks Champs 2-1 By RALPH KODEN Associated Press Sport» Writer The Cleveland Indians; streaking three games ah i the bristling American League pennant fight, are in xcellent position today to smash the New York Yankees' life easier lor the players, the Cincinnati Reds have "' f.nrtJ. •" V Vlsllors a < Crosley Field. Here's how the Boston Braves' crew awaited call " u , an "^'"S'They are, left to right, Pitchers Eiob Chipman. Phil Paine, George Estock, Chel Jim Wilson and Coaches Bob Kecly and Bucky Walters. This is the first National League mill pen which actually has a pen around it. (NEA) Nichols and At Long Last Cardinals Snap Brooklyn Jinx and Win 4-2 Behind Max Lamer By TIIK ASSOCIATED PRESS It finally happened. The St. Louis Cardimib de'c-ated (he Brooklyn Dodgers. And it ciicin'l take any grand-slnm home mis, or squeeze plays or cock-eyed base running to turn the licit either. The Canls simply went to work behind Southpaw Max Lanier and snapped their H-game los- ng streak to the Brooks, 4-2, yesterday at Eubets Field. The Cnrds bunched their runs in* iroups ol two while taking their hird triumph o! the season tram Brooklyn. Two of them came off starter find loser Don New-combe, who Is now 16-7- Lnnier has an 8-8 •ecord today. By virtue of 'the triumph the Cardinals were able to throw up a 'nil game barricade bet-v.'ceti themselves nnd the second division. They ilso climbed within a half game of the third place Philadelphia phil- les. Tonight the Red Birds move Into the Polo' Grounds to meet, the New York Oianls. At, Sportsman's Park yesterday the Boston Red Sox snapped back normal and defeated the St. Louis Browns with apparent ease, >-3. The victory gave Jhe Sockers Lhe series, ?-!,• after ~the Browns liad taken the first, game and extended the Bostons to 13 innings before losing the second. Me! Parnell (15-0)'was the winner, allowing nine hits. Four Brown pitchers worked, allowing 14 hits, with starter Fred Sanford (3-fl> being charged with the loss. Not .one of the 23 hits recorded in the game was.|an extra-base knock. The Browns nnd Viler Bill Vccck sUige their "Grand Uuirt Managers Night" Umlght h their game against the Philac Iphia Athletics. Grandstand Pilots Will Run Brownies in Game Tonight ST. LOUIS, Aug. 24. (AF)—About 1,200 fans yearning to manag a major league baseball club will have their chance tonight . Mickey Mantle Rejoins Yanks Prize Rookie Again Rejected for Draft OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 24. OTj — Mickey Mnntlc, prize baseball rookie of the New York Yankees, eft by plane today to join his .cam at Cleveland after being rejected tor the draft for the third .ime. State Selective Service headquarters yesterday announced the IQ- vcav-old slugging outfielder from Commerce. Okla., unacceptable Tor military service under present standards, He had twice before been cflissl- [icd 4-F. The latest examination starling last Monday wns on order of National Selective Service headquarters. A check at Fort Sill, Okln., Base Hospital established thnt Mantle had osteomyelitis, a bone infection. Doctors' recommendations again will be forward- Co to his local board for classlCk-ar- tion, Mantle had disappointed Yankee officials after a sensational hilling .spree in spring training, but regained Im form when sent to Kansas City of the American Association. Notional Met Play NCAA Committee Meet Tomorrow CHICAGO. Aug. 24. <APi — A five- day policy making meeting of ihr:-e committees of the National Col- leaiate Athletic Association opens tomorrow, The Extra Events ConiimUce will convene the first two days with Chairman Wilbur C. Johns UCLA athletic director, presiding. Postseason football competition will be studied. The nine-man Executive Committee and the NCAA council open their sessions Monday to consider re-oicaniziUion and relocation of the NCAA executive offices, which, now arc in Chicago. shoulder, Bob Kuzavit nursing a slightly lame arm and Ed Lopat In need of another day's rest, Stcnycl has decided to gamble tonight with Stubby Overmire. h 1 s veteran southpaw. Lopat is slated to hurl the final game. "I said all along if we can build up a five-game lead by the time we head for cur final eastern swing, we'll win the Mag." Lopez declared "Unless we lose the next two to the Yankees, it looks Like we'll have that lead." And what- wns the feeling in the rivfl J^w York camp? Have the Yankeef conceded yet? WARNING ORDER "We've conceded nothing," snid m (he Chancery Court. Chicka- Stengel. "Does that fellow i Lopez) S awba District, Mississippi Count! I know ihuL there arc Mill five week. Arkansas, ; to S*>?" Marion Ncusehiilten. Ptf- j vs. No. 11.781 -stole home and Ted Fisher home red 1 Wiliam A. Ncuscliulten. Dtt. in the first inning to got the Nlners I The defendant, William A. Ncu- utl to n fiwt start. 1 schultcn, is hereby warned to ap- Begins Tcmorrow FOREST HILL , N.Y.. Au«. 24. ( API—The natioi J tennis championships begin a ten-day run the West Side S uliuin tomorrow with the top cour brass agreed on only one thing—n >rc money is going to-be taken in than at any time since the war. But as for predf ing a. champion among the dozenpr more youngsters ami veterans, were is a definite lack of unanlrity, pick Savitt Frnnk Sedgtnai. Ken McGregor Hcrbie Flam, Aft Larsen, Gardnar Mulloy, Bill Tdbert, Budge Patty Tony Ti.ibcrt flid Vic Seixns pul most of the support-. The "grandstand managers" will i direct the St. I/mis Browns against the Philadelphia Athletics. Decisions on tactics to be employed will be by majority vote. The stunt Is the latest dreamer! up by Bill Veeck, the carnival-minded owner of the Browns who has been coming up with nil sorts of ideas in his campaign to boost attendance. A special section behind the rowns' dugout has been reserved or fans who have applied In writing a chance to manage the team, •ome applications came from such iraway places as Frankfort, GPT- lany, and Anchorage, Alaska. Each applicant who shows up 'ill leceive a card of instructions nd a large voting card with "yes, 1 n one side and "no" on the other. Under the plan, large signs rcad- :ig "bunt?", "hit and run?", or sug- esting othvur possible moves, will held up for a quick vote penr within thil-y days in the coinM named in theIcaption hereof anc answer the coni>laint of the plaintiff, Marion NtischuHcn. Dated this bth day of August 1951. y Morris, Clerk Gene E. Srafey, ntty. for plf. C. F. Coopeij ntty. Ad Lllcm. 8:17-24-31 U ( 7 Miners to Play Peach Orchard The Number N:ue Winers go lo j Peach Orchard. Mo.. Sunday alter- I noon for n game with (he Peach Orchard semi-pro nine. Tuesday night the Nineis deleal- ed Dexter, Mo., 9-0 behind the thioc-hit chunking of Earl Kail. Charles Ruff Lutes tripled and BEER no-deposit quart This is an speciion! dual photograph itf parlnicnt caused by nn overheated hot & HeatingCo, BlythevMe Phone 2204 the situation at hand. Three field judges will tabula t the votes, Then it'll be up to the Browns t comply with the orders. The starting lineup for the Brown will be determined by ballots, ca. by the "grandstand managers" their letters of application. Caddie Tourney In Semi-Finals COLUMBUS, O.. Aug. 24. CAP) Tiie sixth annual PGA-Nation Caddie Tournament swung into tr honie stretch today, still goin .strictly according to the form shee Paired for the 36-hole semi-fin over Ohio State University's 6,81 yard, par 72, course were: Bill Curtis, medalist from Detro and Wayne Ether Eon of Chicng third in Tuesday's 3fi-hole quaiffle opes of a third straight flag. Manager Al Lopez 1 fighting gang | ave the proud Yankees on the pea nnd set up for the kill. The Indians moved three games lead of New York yesterday as ob Lemon turned back the Yanks, 1. in the opener of a vital three ime series. Early Wyan (14-11), a tough uy when the chips are on the line, iH go against the Yanks tonight €fore an expected capacity crowd L Cleveland Municipal Stadium. The Yanks, with their backs to ie wall, are gambling on Stubby Jvermire (2-7) to pitch them back ito the scrap. For the finale on a turd ay Lopez has Mike Garcia 17-8) ready to meet Ed Lopat (16), slow balling lefthander who as not been sharp of late, Lopat. owever, has been a thorn in the ide of the Indians for years, boast- ig a 31-8 life time record against Cleveland. Must Win Next Two Yankee Manager Casey Stengel elected Overmire for the import- nt second game because both of us previous choices, Allte Rey- lolds and Bob Kuaava, are afflict- d with injuries. Overmire, a lit- le lefthander has made only three tarts for the Yanks since his ac- uisitEon from the St. Louis Browns n June and has gone the distance inly once. The Yanks must .win the next wo games in order to stay in the mining. A sweep by the Indians will boost their lead to five games nd thr way the Tribe has been roaring along that would just abtfut seal it up. Lemon premitted only three hits i out-pitching Vic Raschi yes .erday in a game that was high- Ighted by a near fist fight in the seventh inning between Bob" Avila of the Indians and Gene Wood ling of the Yanks. T he Ya nks scored f irst in th i third when Hank Bauer stole home on the front end of a double stea] The Indians tied the score in th fourth on a walk to Dale Mitchel and singles by Avila and Harr; Simpson. Mitchell doubled horn Jim Hegan with, fciie winning'run ii the fifth, Avila and Woodling tangled whei the Yank outfielder plowed Hit and Bill Parker. Tulsa, Okla., sec ond In the qualifier, and Len Pie tras of Toledo, fifth in the qualifie but who turned in the tournament hottest round Wednesday with four-under-par 68, ie little Tribe second baseman In successful attempt to break up double play. The two were sep- rated before any blows were struck ud allowed to remain In the game, A's Top Chisox The victory was Lemon's 15th and is sixth straight. The triumph also as the Indians' 16th consecutive in at home and their 19th, la leir last 23 starts. In other American League games he Philadelphia Athletics defeated ie Chicago White Sox, 6-3, the ioston Red Sox humbled the St. ouis Browns, 9-3 and the Washigton Senators humiliated the De- roit Tigers, 10-0. The St. Louis ordinals downed the Brooklyn ledgers, 4-2, in the only National eague game. Dick Fowler, with help from tarl Scheib, pitched the A's to leir third straight victory over Chicago. The A's wrapped it up :ith three runs in the first in- ilng against Randy Gumpert. Mel Parnell coasted to his 15th ictory as the Red Sox downed the Browns- Parnell chipped in with our singles to help his own cause. The Senators whacked out 14 hi^ hile Bob Porterfield blanked tiSB Tigers on four singles. The Senators ilincheU the game with six runs u the sixth inning. Lefty Max Lanier scattered seven hits in beating the Dodgers to end. 14 game Cardinal losing streak at the hands of the Brooks. Roy Campanella belted his 27th homer lor the Dodgers in the ninth. Robinson to Get Highest Pay for Turpin Brawl NEW YORK, Aug. 24. (/P)—When Sugar Ray Robinson tries to win. back the world middleweight championship from Randy Turplri on SepC. 12, the challenger will get the bigger share of the purse. Robinson, who signed the official I ntract yesterday, 13 going to haul down 30 per cent of th« purse against 25 per cent for the new champion. The return contracts were agreed upon'befort the first fight In England which Turpin won. For thq one, Robinson got 584,000 and pin $20,000. Meals LOWER COST-LESS WORK! INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER if/Hi/ nun Model Ill-store* 388 Ibl. of food TO BUY! Enjoy summer's abundance all year 'round — buy and fill an 1H freezer at height-of-season low prices for fruits and vegetables. Meats, too, cost less when bought in quantity. 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