The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1946 · Page 9
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EIGHT BLYTHEVJLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY KJ, 19-ll> Boston Sluggers Show Less Power Batting Averages Drop , As Team fcuns Into Opposition on Road. BY CAR I- LUNDQDIST '" '(JnUnl frtes Sports \Vrller NEW YORK. May 16. '(UP) — Baseball sleuths were trying lo *>lv« the case of Boston's disappearing batting averages today with little to work on except the evidence that the Red Sox arc milking only 4.2 hits per game on Die jfoad after getting 13 per gome nt horn*. The best clue to the battling mystery Is that the team was due for a 'hitting clump after its seii- sational slugging in a 15-gnme winning streak. But malinger Joe Ci'on- jn wonders if the boys aren't overdoing it a little. Since leaving Boston, the ficd Sox have made a total of 21 hit's In live games. In contrast, they banged out 65 in the last five games they played at home. Johnny RIgncy, conquering arm soreness tha had threatened to end his career, held three lilts yesterday In a 3 to '2 triumph at Chicago. Rookie Muv- rell Jones hit a. two-run Chicago home • in the fourth to oflsct '•' homer by Willinms with no one on base In the first. Rigney's squeeze but In the seventh produced the third Chicago run and gave him enough margin to offset n TODAY'S SPORT PARADE Dodgers Show Practice Form But Cardinals Take the Game BY OSCAR FKALEY .that leg. Then ncd SchoeiKlieiiRl United Press Sports Writer Is out with a spiked hand. He's NEW YORK, May 1C. (UP)— still got the Inpe on it. And O'Dcu Manager Eddie Dyer of the S',.I ir, having back trouble. Johnny Louis Cardinals didn't look too Beuzley seems belter, though, utul h:i|ipy as he watched the Brooklyn ,1 think he'll be all light, .soon." Dodgers snap through infield prac- [ Several newspapermen (ilt'd into the dugout, lining tile bench around t)ie cardinal pilot. Everybody sal watching the Hcdblrds u few minutes mid then one of them a.sked: "Arc you rolng to keep Dick SIs- tlce while his boys played pepper games back of tl>c batting cake. It was hot In the dugout and Eddie's face was grim. Jaw Muscles bunched regularly as she chewed gum. pulled off his cap and nodded ler on first base?" at the Dodgers hustling around the infield. "That's the club we've gotta beat, all right," he said. "But don't lei that give you the Idea they all aren't tough. They are. There isn't any justification for what lias been written about some of these clubs. They're all better." , The buzzer sounded, endln-; Brooklyn's Infield drill, and Eddie barked "Let's go" ns choches Buzzy Wares and Mike Gonzale.s left his side to run the cards through their pre-gamc paces. Eddie sal there "fcisjpr Is my first baseman Just like Wlilley Jurowskl is my third baseman," Dyer replied, looking over to where the btB rookie, w.is hitting long practice' bulls. ''He'll he my first baseman as long :is he stays there, that's "II I can tell you." "DIcln'i Branch nickey, the Dcxlii- er president, break yon Into baseball ns a manager?" another listener asked. "Yes. he did," Dyer answered. "I owe all I know about basel.mll lo Mr. Rickey, I guess. When my arm went bad as a pitcher 1 was ready quietly, but not relaxed. "Yes. they're all better," Dyer to run to something''else but he lommented suddenly after n few influenced me to try managing." Red Sox to 1 minutes, silence. "Cincinnati has iree parts of a ncv; infield. Chiago is strengthened and Jnst look t Brooklyn. Pce-wcc Reese, PcVO Silence reigned walchljig tile Cards. everybody Then somebody else asked whether Dyer sti felt his club would be tough if Reiser and Billy Herman mflkc , was within five games of first place hem much stronger." Um July 4 -when tradition says the Dyer luixscd into contemplative | ulllniat c victors are the clubs on Hence nRain, his eyes riveted sn top at Hint date. Red Sox rally in the ninth that ended a run short of a tie. The second place Yankees missed A chance to cut down Boston's five and a half game lead by (iropr ping an 8 to 2 decision ut St. Louis. :, The Browns, capitalizing on Johnny Berardino's grand slam bonier, won going away after New York took a first inning lead on Charley Keller's two run horn, Sam Zpldak, who was beaten In the Yankees at New York, blankec them after the first inning foi his fourth victory. Washington again mauled Tigei pitching In a 12-hit, G to 3 victor} at Detroit. Rookie Ted Gray. 21- year-old southpaw making his major league debut, was balled on |n (.he second inning. Stan Spend, tajjged his thrce-mn first Intilm, Artier and started Emil (Dutch Leonard off to Ills third victory Gil* Torres made four singles Wasriington.' Old-timer Mel Harder and youngster Steve Gromek gave the A's a double dose of shutout pitching at Cleveland. 3 to 0 and 5 to 0. Harder, starting•• his tflth season, won ills 213th major league game with a six-hit job in the opener. Gromek gave up just four hits and struck Out seven men. Hank Edwards gave, him ample support with a two run homer and two singles. ' The Cards made it two in a row over the Dodgers, Howie Pol. let beating them 1 to 0 on five hits at Brooklyn as the winners took over first in the National. Loser Les Webber also gave- up only five hits but a double by George Kurow.sk! and a triple by Dick iSislfr gave St. Louis an all- impottanb nm In , the- second. ' i.The'Cubs won -0 tb *! in 13 In- pings .at ..Philadelphia on catcher £fyde Mcpullough's-three-rim boih- erv .Trie' Cu,bs,.held ;a .3 \tq 1 .lead , until\the seventh but-late''homers bj!_John 'Wyrdslek and Del Eiinis tie<i,tb£. score. AVyrostek and Eiinis eich doubled in the 13th to give the Phils another run but the rjlly died after that. Right fielder Jack Graham drop- ,ped Mike McCormick's fly in the 10th and Max West scored from second to "give Cincinnati a 2 to j night victory at New York. Wii- lard Marshall had sent the game Into extra innings with a Giant homer in the ninth. .Pittsburgh at Boston was rained out in the National. he Infield, Terry Moore ran past he dugout to retrieve a foul ball, avoriiiB a knee injured In spring raining as lie bent over. "Yes, 1 still believe we can win If we're within five games of (he leader nt that time," Eddie replied, looking more grim than ever at "Injuries," Dyer moaned. "But the prospect of being so far oil everybody seems to be coming around j the pace. ill right. Moore still is troubled by I But he was smiling happily a Feller Pitches No-Hit Game Baseball Standings 80UTHKBN LEACHJE W. Atlanta 20 New Orleans 18 Memphis 18 Nashville 13 Chattanooga .'.. H Little, Rock u Birmingham 10 Mobile 9 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. St. I/nils u 8 Brooklyn •... 15 g Boston 13 10 Chicago 12 10 Cincinnati 12 ic New York u 14 Pittsburgh 9 13 Philadelphia 5 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L Boston 23 New York 17 Detroit 15 Washington 12 St. Louis 12 Cleveland 10 Chicago ; . g Philadelphia 7 Pet. .045 .621 .BOO .520 .483 .407 .357 .333 Pet. .630 .(>?5 .5(35 A45 54fi .440 .409 .227 1'ct. .821 .030 .558 .500 .444 .400 .348 .253 Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at. Birmingham. Atlanta at Litlle Rock. Mobile nt Chaltanooga. New Orleans at Nashville. NATIONAL I.EAGUK St. Louis at Boston, night. Pittsburgh nl Brooklyn, night. Chicago at New York. Cincinnati at Philadelphia. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Chicago. Philadelphia at Detroit. Washington at Cleveland. Boston at St. Louis, night. liojj Feller, Cleveland Indians' specdball artist who hurled a no-hit, no-run game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in flew York City, rubs his fingers lliroitfjh the hair of his battery mat*, /atelier Frankie Hayes, who not only caught Feller perfectly, but also smacked a Oth inning home run to give the Indians a 1-0 victory, (NBA Telcphoto.) Readies for Title Tilt GREENWOOD LAKE. N. J. May 16. (UP)—Challenger pilly Conn expected to resume boxing drills against sparring partners today In preparation for his title fight with Joe Louis after a brief layoff from the gymnasium In which' he concentrated on roadwork. Conn hit the road yesterday morning and returned to camp to loaf for the rest of the day couple of hours later. The Cafdsj class. All of which gives Dyer a had topped Brooklyn for lh e sec- j nice working margin for his July oiul straight, time and moved to,4 hopes ant! that gruelling drive the head of the National Lenguc ' down • the stretch. NOTICE Notice is hereby given lhat the undersigned will within the time fixed toy law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for a permit to sell beer at retail at 107 ChlckP.aawba, Bly- thevllle, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good morr.l character, that he has never been convicted ot a felony or oilier crime involving moral turpitude; that license to sell beer by Die undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, 01 any other state, relating to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Ole Hickory Inn Herbert A. Burnett Jr Subscribed and sworn to before me this 15 day of May. 1946. Elizabeth Mason. 'Seal! Notary Public My commission expires 4-28-46. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE . Memphis at Birmingham, postponed, rain. Atlanta at Little Rock, postponed vet grounds. . New Orleans at Nashville, postponed, rain. Mobile at Chattanooga, postponed rain. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 1, Brooklyn 0. Chicago 6, Philadelphia 4 (13 innings). 'Cincinnati 2, New York 1 (10 innings). Pittsburgh at Boston, postponed, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 3, Boston 2. 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