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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Giants Creep Up on Relaxing Dodgers to Tighten N I Race Indians Retain One Game Edge in American League By KAI.I'll KOIIKN Avsoclatrd rrejs Sports Writer The New York Giants' sensational U-game winning streak today projected Hie National l»ca({uc pennant race smack into the limelight with the American League's tight flag chase. nuroclier's pennant- ( another defeat In the nightcap but lummy Giants swept a douhlcliciui-l Anrly Pafko smashed n homer with ma iji the ninth to tie AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. 19 46 .632 18 41 .624 Cleveland . ... New York .... Boston Chicago Detroit Washington ... Philadelphia . . St. Louts .593 .544 .472 .423 .397 .311 Brooklyn . New York . Boston Philadelphia St. Louis . Cincinnati . Chicago . . Pittsburgh . NATIONAL I.KAGUK W I. I'd ... is 73 60 . 61 58 54 52 . 52 .030 .583 .500 .492 .492 .439 .430 .419 G.h. 6 n 18 18 21 li 25',.'. 27 SOUIHEUN ASSOCIATION W L I'd. G.B 83 54 Little Rock Birmingham Mobile . ... Memphis . Nashville . . Atlanta . . New Orleans Chattanooga .GOO .543 .526 .518 .511 .493 .403 .401 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League New York 5-5. Chicago 4-1. Pittsburgh 12-3. Brooklyn (second game 10 innings). St. Louis 12-1. Boston 10-9. Cincinnati 4-0. Philadelphia 2-2. American League Boston 5-1, Cleveland '0-2. 1 Chicago 3-6. New. York 2-8. Washington 9-9, St. Louis 1-3. Detroit 6, Philadelphia 0. Southern Association New Orleans 10-6, Atlanta 0-7. Mobile 1-2, Birmingham 3-1. Memphis 8-2. Chattanooga 1-3. Little Rock 1, Nashville 6 (second game postjxmcdj darkness). (rom the Chicago Cubs yesterday. 5-4 and 5-1, to chop the once succulent lend ol the Brooklyn Dodgers to six games, The Dodgers spill y 1th the tail-end Pittsburgh Pirates, winning the nlRhtcap. 4-3, in ten Innings, after blowing 12-11. the score and Jackie Robinson broke it up In the tenth with a one-oul homer oft Ted WIIV:s. Ledy Hill Wight blanked the tilans on five hits in the opener al the opener, j Cleveland before 75,097 fans, larg- I est crowd of the season, Hoi) Keller Meanwhile, the American League Bunnlng for his 21st victory, went race remained in status quo as the! down to his sixth defeat, retained Cleveland Indians retained their one-game lead over the New York Yankees Ijy splitting a doublchead- er with the Boston Red Sox. The lied Sox, trailing by five games, won the first game, 5-0. but the Indians took the second. 2-1. The Yanks divided witii the Chicago White Sox. losing the opener. 3-2, and winning the nightcap, 8-6. In other American League gnujcs, the Washington Senators swept a pair from the St. Louis Hrowns, 9-3 and 0-1. and the Detroit Tigers defeated the Philadelphia Athletics, 6-0. Remaining National League games saw the St. Louis Cardinals and "t! Boston Braves and the Philadelphia Phils ami Cincinnati Rcdssplit double headers. The Cards beat the Braves, 12-10. but lost the second game. 9-1. 'Hie Phils edged the Reds. 2-0. after Cincinnati had won the first game. 4-2. U'esirum Homers Twice twl- TODAY'S GAMKS National League Pittsburgh «t Brooklyn (2 night). St. Louis at Boston (2 twl-nlght). Chicago al New York (2). Cincinnati at Philadelphia (2 twi-nlght). American League Philadelphia at Detroit, night. (Only game scheduled) Southern Association Night Games Memphis at Chattanooga. New Orleans at Atlanta. Mobile at Birmingham. Little Rock at Nashvilln. MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 1991 Emerson Eliminates Bjzick From Country Club Tourney Sharp-slioojitiK Joe Emerson fired an even par 72 yesterday to eliminate Johnnr Bu/.ick, one-up, ?n the Blytheville Country Club's annual tournament, \ j '' ~l * Buzlck, one of the sUt«'« top amateurs, was\ strong pre-tourn»- ment favorite, -merson had Buzk* three up with t re e holes to go. He had only^o split one hol» of the last threeto win the match and did that on 1 when he maU;h- _ _ television camera alongside the visitors' dugout at Ebbets Field, The Cardinal catcher missed Krabbinc a foul by Dodger Billy Cox. (NEA) CAMERA-CONSCIOUS—Del Rice crashes into visitors' 'I'he fndlans collected only there hits off Leo Kicly and Ellis Kintl-n in the nightcap hut two of them wfi-c home runs by Luke Easter nnc Sam Chapman. Bob Lemon, with help from Mike Garcia, gained his 16th victory. Hnblnson, Fox Rutn Yanks Ed Robinson and Lilltc Nellie Ft. ruined Ihc Ynnks in the opener at Chicago. Robinson homered In the eighth to tic the score al 2-2 nnd Fox doublod home Don Lenhnrdt with Ihc winning run In the ninth. The Yanks piled up a 5-0 lc;ul in the three Innings of the nightcap and led all the way. Late Inning homers by pinch-hitter Bert Haas! and Don Leu hard t hotvever. llirew) , , . ... a scare Into the champions but re-1 Tnc Traveler* whipped N»slwil[. lie/ pitcher Aliie Reynolds .slopped ? - 6 wlntc ^oncl-place Birmingham; hcrcd Erimnn, it was too late. II< the Sox to save the game lor rookie lost a donbleheader to Mobile, 7-3 was across home with Atlanta": and 2-1. Aggregate results of those, winning run. three games improved Little Rock's; Travs Trim Vols 7-6 To Increase SA Lead My THE ASSOCIATED 1'HIiSS Uttlc Rock traveled another hi]> and a half yesterday toward the peak of dcrji south baseball — the Southern Association championship. No Rabbit Bail, Says Ted, ^They're Dead By JOE RK1CIII.ER CLEVELAND, 1 Aug. 27. (AP)—Ted Williams, the only active major leaguer to top .300 in ten successive seasons, says that the ball is deader today than it has 1 been for several seasons. "I don't care wliat anybody says,"* •• : — isisled the pride of the Boston Red Sox Just before the important doubleheadcr with Cleveland yes- convinced the ball tlie life it had last "t year or the year <' before. And what's more, it is getting deader all the time." Ask any pitcher and he will District Three Officials to Meet at ASC Ted William* cause lie Isn't swear Its getting more lively. "Oh. I know what those guys will say." he said. ''There goes that popofl Williams a M b i ng again, hitting Just .S50. be- he's blrniing the ball.'" "Let 'em." Ted went on. "I said E thought so early in the season and now I'm sure of It. Maybe the Art Schallock. Sid Hudson, with help from Sandy Consucgrn. gnlncd his fourth victory for Washington In the opener at St. [jouls. Former Brownie Two home runs by. Wcs \Veslrnin< Dot) Johnson l)re/.cd to a four-hit and one by Don Mueller accounted for all of the Giants' runs in their [irsl-gnnie triumph. Westrnm won the game vvtth n two-out homer in the ninth. Jim Hearu limited tbe Cubs to six hits In the nightcap as the Glahts compiled Iheir longest winning streak since the 1Q36 chnmps won 15 straight. The Giants broke a 1-1 tie in the second name with three runs in the fourth inning on four singles and R long fly. Willie Mays stole home wllh the Giants' final run in the sixth. Brooklyn blew n 9-2 lead in dropping tlie opener. The Pirates jumped on Don Newcombe antl Clyde King for eight runs In the seventh Inning with Bill Howerton's three- run homer climaxing the rally. The Dodgers were on tie brink of victory in the finale Fred Hutehlnsnn shut out the A's on three hits in the sltiRlc same nt Detroit ns the Tiger, 1 ; pounded nob Hooper for a 5-0 lead in the first three InnJngs. , Ewell Blacku'cll checked tlic Phils i on five hits in the opener at Philadelphia- Hookle Nilcs Jordan, mnk- itig his first major league nppeav- ance. shut out the Reds on three hits in the nightcap and drove home the Phils' second run. Red Schoendicnst balled in four runs on a homer and two singles to lead the Cards to victory in the opener at Boston. Tlie Cards wrapped it up with seven runs in the fourth inning. The Braves clinched the nightcap with an eight-run rally in the seventh. Luis Marque's bases. loaded double was the big blow. ''-,'; .. . '• Major League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS National League Batting (Imed on 300 times al hat.)—Musial. St. Louis .362; Robinson, Brooklyn MD. Runs — Kiner, Pittsburgh 106; Hodges, Brooklyn 99. Runs batted in—Kiner. Pittsburgh 94; irvin, New York 90. Hits— Ashburn, Philadelphia 113; Fnrillo. Brooklyn; Dark, New York; Musial, St. Louis, 161. Doubles—Dark, New York 32; Robinson. Brooklyn and Klmzew- ski, Cincinnati 28. Triples—Musial. St. Louis 10; Bell. Pittsburgh 9. Home runs—Kiner. Pittsburgh 36; Hodges. Brooklyn 3-i. Stolen bases—Jctliroc. Boston 30; Ashburn, Philadelphia 25. Pitching (based on seven decisions)—Roe, Brooklyn n-2 .895; Maglie, New York n-5 .773. Strikeouts—Ncwcombe, Brooklyn 130; Spahn. Boston 1^2. American League Batting—Fain, Philadelphia 332; Kcll, Detroit .331. Runs—Minoso. Chicago 93; wil- .lisms. Boston 97. Huns balled in—Zeniial. F'lula- delphia 110; Williams. Bo.Mon 109. Hits—DiMageio. Boiton 160; Kcll. Detroit 156. Doubles— Norcn. Washington 31: Fox. Chicago and Coan. Washington 8. Home runs—Sjcrnial. Philadelphia 28: Williams. BoMon 26. Stolen !).i.,rs— Chicago 25: Busby. Chicay;t> 'J4. P'tdiin-; .Morgan. .New York mid Kinder. Boston 8-2 .800. Strikeouts--Raschi, New York 130: McDcrmott. Bo.-lon 116. Dodgers Aren't Excited Over Giants Late Surge Ry WIl.l. GKIM5I.EY BROOKLYN, AHp. 21. (AP)—Don't get excited aboutythLs late surge of the New York Giants, Brooklyn Manager Charley Dresden admonished today—his tXxigers aren't. "There are no Jitters on my ball club," the chief ol the Brooklyn brains department, saiti. "The -spirit is fine, and we're going to win the pennant." There certainly was room for mild doubts—everywhere except on Flntbush Avenue — after the red- hot Giants, extending their winning streak to 14 games, chipped another chunk yesterday off the Dodgers' once Imposing lead. A couple of weeks n&o Brooklyn enjoyed n cushion of iS'.i game. 1 ;, and appeared home free. Today Just six games separate the l\vo clubs at the top of the National League, Brooklyn has 32 sanies lelt to piny, the Giants 30. They have (our i left with each other—two al the Polo Grounds next Saturday and Sunday, and Uvo at EbucU> Field Sept. 8-9. "We'll Do llcllcr" '-Those are the series," Dresseu .said "I promise the Dodgers will do better than In the last series," The Giants swept a three-game ^eric.s set at the Polo Grounds Aug. H-16. ''We're playing Die same kind of ball we've been playing all along— winning three or four sanies, losing a couple heie anil there." the Dodger manager a tided, "Wu'vc had .some lough luck. material they use now is not good because of the war, or maybe they've been keeping the old By the time the Pelicans remem- balls on ice. I don't know the rea- but I'll bet the ball is dead's er." Williams weaken hi. | Grudge With two weeks to go be lore the •»• •*- • end of the season Little Rork tends? I O I CGtYl 111 by eight and n half games which] practically is another way or saying —"Little Rock has won the Southern pennant." | B|u Cam:y , he Kansas tough guy _ While Little Hock was moving »]- am j B ad Boy Brown, a veteran most out of hollering distance., Tennessee mcruiie, are scheduled to Memphis and Chattanooga, and Atlanta and New Orleans were dividing doubleheaders. Memphis won 8-1 nnd then lost 3-2. New Orleans won 10-0 before losing 7-6. Nashville and Little nock used team against- Rex Mobley and Lee Fields in a winner-take-all grudge duel that will highlight the American Legion's wrestling card at Memorial Auditorium tonight. three hours and 17 minutes to settle hast The grudge bout arranged differences and there wasn" before darkness to finish the time second !\ v ho week in response to a chal- voiced by Fields and Mobley claimed that Brown had Robinson nnd Reese were out for n while. When they came back It was hard for them to get started again. That's what hurt us. And remember we lost Roe for ten days. "Hodges has been in a slump and Pafko is Just now beginning to hit. So add it all up and you can see we were due to lose some Raines, but It's not like the situation Li going to bf permanent. "The boys are coming along okay now and. we'll stick in there —you can bet on that, 1 ' Jackie Robinson, the team's lead-I ing hitter, was out for a while with \ a bum back and a leg ailment side- j lined shortstop Pecwee Reese.! Preacher Roc, the team's ace Icily, \ was out ten days with a lame i pitching wing. ; GO Hodges, off on an early season home run binge, lin.s tapered off , considerably, Andy Pafko has been hitting only at a -250 clip- game of a proposed doubleheadsr. j "robbed" them while officiating the Nashville led 3-0 when the second tag match feature. Brown accept- game was called. Little Rock scored ; i><j the challenge and announced twice in the eighth to win the op-j that he would bring along Canny ener. Trav pitcher Bob McCall sail- : as his partner. ed his glove when Umpire Rs-ri Mr:-! The winner of the bout will get Cutchcon didn't agree that a ball both teams' share of the gate re- was a strike on Ted Lots. iceipU with the losers getting Out. McCall went and in ;i few: nothing, minutes catcher Duke Doohttlc fol-[ In ihe preliminary bouts. Fields lowed. will meet Brown and- Canny will Mobile's Wayne Belarcli homered meet Mobley. In each game against Birmingham.i —— His first inning, first game no »ieri C_ ' produced three runs. His second] ' Wirier scored Mobile's winning run in the! i* . \ir flnnl same I Port Vf OVnG Memphis, hanging in the first: division by a one sjumc !rn<t over! FORT WAYNE. Ind.. Aug. 27. i;P; Nashville,'scored seven runs in thcj— Jim Fcrricr added $2.400 to his sixth dining of the first game. tournament bankroll today — top Sonny Diion won the second with! I >rize of thc f' 01 ' 1 Wayne Open Golf a single in the sixth. ] tournament. Atlanta's victory came during deep! Ferrier. one of the circuit's top slumber by the New Orleans In-i money winners, shot a final 71 for field. Roy Jarvis singled and when' a 72-hole totnl of 2^9—16 under he kept going toward .second, Ne\v, par — to take the championship Orleans forgot about Hauh Ei-tman | yesterday by a one stroke margin who hati been on third ba.-c. over Gary Middlecoff. then proceeded to Superintendents, principals and coaches of District Three high schools will convene at Arkansas State College in Jonesboroi tomor- •ow night for the annual pre-fall neciing of the district officials. The meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Phillip J. Deer ot Wilson, district president, will preside. The program will be as follows: Discussion of state athletic program for the present year: J. M. 'Johnle) Burnett, Executive Secre- ary of the Arkansas Athletic Association. Review of past year athletic program: W. B. Nicholson, member Arkansas Athletic Association Executive Committee. Getting ready for the season: Dukie Speck, Osceola High School coach. Discussion of new rules: Ebb Pickcns, Jonesboro grid official. argument by blasting five hits as the Red Sox split the twin bill with the Indians. That raised his current batting mark to a respectable .324, fourth high in the league. Ted, as usual, is among the leaders in practically all slugging departments including home runs (26) and runs batted in (109). He is behind his pace, however, of previous years. His lifetime batting mark for nine years (not Including 1951) » .350 during that time he hit 293 homers and drove in 1.135 runs. Ted, who fractured his left elbow when he crashed into the wall making a catch in the 1950 all-star game, refused to use that as an alibi for his current below- Williams-par season. The 32-year old outfielder slowing up. "The elbow said.' days. ed Buzkk's par. ' Emerson's victor\ took him InKJI the semi-finals of,th« championship flight where h\ will mce t Bill Joe Denton. \ Denton eliminated j. M. Wiliams, Jr,, one up. Virmer of th« Denton-Emerson mawi will meet he James O. Ouard-Ceorge Hubbard, Jr., victor. Guard gained the senivfiiiBli bj defeating c. la. McWaters,6-4. Hub- oaril beat Bill Wilson, M, h hU quarter-final match. • Semi-final matches In til aight« will be played this week md final ay will begin next week. • Matches in other flights ml thli week's results follow: Second Flight H. W. Haines (defeated I B. Gee. 5-3) v.v C. C. Council!; {defeated O. E. Knudsen, one up). Winner of this match enteis the finals against B. A. Lynch who defeated j. E. Stevenson, Jr. t-l. Third Flight Chester Caldwell, Jr., (deftaied Charles Moore, 3-2) vs. I. R. Co'e- man; H. A. Haines (defeated CJET- les Robinson, 5-4) vs. Arch Calci- ings (defeated C. C. McClure, 6-5). Fourth Flight Chester Caldwell (defeated Coleman Stevens, 2-1) vs. p. E. UUe? (defeated Jack Webb. 3-2). Winner will meet Newton Whitls. in finals. Whitis defeated George Hubbardak First accident insurance company in the United States wai founded in Connecticut in 1863. All's Quiet in Vandalia After 200 Marksmen 'Blow' Town insisted he is not feels fine now," he It tightens up a little on cold It bothered me only in the beginning of the season. It's not the elbow, it's not ball, I t«ll you." me, It's the dead Blues' Manager To Try Horses KANSAS CITY, Aug. 27. UP) — Bill Vecck of the at. Louis Browns can have his midgets and clowns. Parfce Carroll, general manager of the Kansas City Blues, ts going to use horses to draw baseball fans. Carroll has scheduled a harness ace between two fast trotters 'hursday night at the American Association game here between •Cansas City and Minneapolis. Storting Time Changed LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 21. Kickoff of the I/Js Angeles Ram-i'hiln- dclphia Eagle Pro football Game in Arkansas War Memorial Stadium Saturday, hus been rescheduled (or 8:30 p.m.. Stadium Manager Al-1 fourth place in the Ian Berry announced Saturday. The! EUO ~ 18 P'""'s out of first. Emnc originally was scheduled for In " 11 - lhc Bnnfs nut] Cardinals Split with Boston To Avoid Second Division By THE ASSOCl.ATKI) I'RKSS The St. Louis Cardinals, hacked agAlmt the door leading to the seconri division, found they couldn't maintain their early pace yesterday as they split a doublchcaricr with the Boston Braves. In the opener the Curds slugged for the Cards, hut after iix «;ood innings fell apart tn tlie bis Boston seventh. Tociay the Cards play a twl- nislit twin bill naainsl the with George Mungrr H-a> and Tom Pojolsky (4-11) meeting Braves Warren Spnhn < 16-11) and Cbe ; Nichols (8-4) on the mound. At Sportsman's Park yesterday the Washington Senators twici ; walked away from the St. Loui away to wrap up a 12-30 verdict over the Braves. But in the ni^ht- caji they sat b;iok meekly as thfi bcaulo'.i ncrs leisurely acquired a 9-1 triumph. It was an afternoon of one- inning outbursts. Tbe Cards scored seven runs in the fourth inning ol the game, nnd then Boston roiuprcl around the base's for e:.:lit runs in the seventh frame of the finale. , T;ie suht left the Cards In a lie j with (he Philadelphia Phillies for National i,oa- 3:00 p.m. used II pitchers during the afternoon. Al Brazle, who reHrved for two innings in (he opener, also Icamo back to start the second ^aine Browns. 9-3 and 9-1. Sid Hudson M-8i and Don John , : on (7-9) took credit for the t-ri uniph?. while Jim McDonald 12-5 and Bob Ma honey < I-31—just twc Cards | of .seven Browns' hnrlcrs—were th lasers. Johnson, an ex-Brownie, allowcc in.-, former mates just four hits i the nightcap. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING By FRITZ IIOWELI, VANDALIA. O., Aug. 27. (tP t -The silence was almost deafening today in this Miami Valley village. Some 2.000 of the nation's top marksmen who fired a million and a half 12-gauge shotgun shells here la,st week had gone home, their pockets lined with about $450.000 in Grand American Trapshoot prize money. Most of the post-Grand conversation centered around a 25-year old Phlllipsburg, Kas., country school teacher—latest of the feminine stars to adorn the clay target firmament. She Is Miss Iva Pembrldge, who made her third appearance at the "roaring Grand" an impressive one, although she waited until Saturday's final event to take a championship—the Women's National Doubles title. Before winning the twin-target race with 91 of 100, she had chased a flock of champions right down to the wire. She paired with her sister. Mrs. Gladys Pfost of Phillipsburg—wife of a wheat farmer—to finish second In a 100- target race in which all b'.other- brother, sister-sister and sister- brother combinations were eligible. Iva and Gladys broke 195 of 200, Iva getting 98, to finish on the heels of Bud and Bill Fisher of Findlay, O.. who had 196. Next, shooting against all the mal stars, she finished third with 198 of 200 In the Class A 16-yard *ittman Picked As Osceo/cr's Junior Coocfi Prank; Sanders, superintendent of sceoia Schools, announced today hat R. O. Pittman has been ap- ointcd Osceola Junior High School each to succeed John' Eearden. Coach Pittman, a graduate ot laylor University, will also seg*, Dsceola schools as band directS lr. Sanders said. The new coach will assume his luties at the opening of the school ear. Coach Bearden resigned last week accept a position as head coach at Marked Tree High School. OLD AgedQYean in the wood Straight Kentucky : Bourbon in all its Glory! A GREAT .5Jf>7 ?«94 VALUE! t tf Qt. M'i int :le race; second in the North- medcan clay target feminine con- ngent with 192 of 200; and second the Grand American Handicap Mrs. Ruth Winterrowd of Chiago with 93 of 100. N PIMF. IHIKIT SlliKII IIHIM DI1SIET IK SlltC tlSWUK M.. (««I«II, HUSCIT Monday, Aug. 27 8 p.m. Adults 50c—Children 15c WINNER TAKE ALL TAG MATCH Rex Mob'ey & Lee Fields T*. 6. B. Brown & Bill Canny For Reserved Scuts. Call 338',) Also 2 1-Fall •-. 90 Minute Matches Fields vs. Brown Mobley vs. Canny We Finance AUTO & TRUCK REPAIRS Complete Service on All Makes FREE ESTIMATES= = COME IN TODAY! BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY Free Inspection! This is an actual photograph of a wrecked apartment canscd by explosion of an overheated hot 4 wsUer tank. Your hoi water heater could destroy your liotne In the same way unless properly equipped with a regulation pressure relief valve. Let as inspect your equipment free to determine if this hazard exists in your home. 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