The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1946 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 17, 1946
Page 8
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PACE EIGHT BLYTHfiVILLE (ARK.) COUKIKR NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 17, 19-16 Cardinals Win Over Boston 9-8 Cross' Steal Home . .In 10th Inning Is Deciding Factor -' BY CABI. MJ1SDQUIST ' ' tJnil«i rttss Sports Writer NEW-YORK, May 17. (UP)—It Buy be true that there is no place lUte home, but it would be hard to, prove it to tlie St. Louis Cardinals today. The cards,'baseball's happy way- firers, have won nine out of 10 (ernes on the roac}. this season, which is definitely a championship p«ce. But at home' they are moving at a second division clip wilii six- wins against seven losses. It took a 10th Inning steal of home by pinch-runner Joffrc Cross to pull a hayl-won, 9 lo 8 game out of tlie fire against the Braves (it Boston last night. It was the third straight .victory by a one- ' run margin on the important eastern road trip which the cards started by winning U'O In a row Hi Brooklyn. By winning, the Cardinals took * half-game lead over the sccoml place Brooklyn Dodgers. ' The humiliation of the noslon Red Sox sluggers reached a new high at St. L*uis when rtght-haua- *r Jack Kramer, a so-so pitcher who had been batted out of the box three times this season, shut them out on three hits, 3 to 0... The Red Sox, who have been on 1 base-hit famine ever since leaving Eenway Park last week, no\v . have made a total of only 24 hit.' in-' their last six games for ai ijvprage of four per game. It waii their third defeat on the trip an< only the fact thnt their pitching Jias been superb has kepi their trpm virtual collapse. i All oilier major league game; Were postiwsed because of rain. 79,000 Baseball Enthusiasts Welcome Babe Ruth In Mexico i MEXICO CITY, May 17. (UP)— msiido Marsans, Cuban manager of Thev greeted Babe nulli down Mex- the Tamplco team who wns with "• ~ ' the St. Louis Browns when Ruth. Ico way with slioul-s of "El R«y de Jonron" nnd all that the big fellow could say In reply was "HI-ya-Kld." Until JorKe Pnstniel. president of the Mexican League, told him, the Babe didn't know that It meant "kiiiR of homemn." Ruth, wlio made his first apiwar- ance at a Mexican League game yesterday, arrived at the start of the second Inning and proceedings were hulled 10 minutes while he walked onto the field to be introduced. Immediately, he recognized Ar- St. Louis Browns when w«s n left-handed pitcher for the Boston U«d Sox, early in his Aiwvl- can League career. Then he walked over to shuke linmls with Mickey Owen, former Brooklyn Dodder catcher who was behind the plate for the Verncru/ Blues. "Jorge Pasqucl deserves a lot of credit. for his desire ami utlcinpl to Rive the best possible In baseball to his native land," Ruth said as a near-record crowd of 19.000 inns thundered their greetings. The big fellow Just grinned threw a kiss to the crowd when the announcer at the loudspeaker Introduced hjm us "B«by Ruth," After his apiwarsnce on the field he saw the rest of the game with Pasquel and his seveh-year-okl nephew. Francisco Pasquel. He said lie wanted to see more games before expressing an opinion a.s tu how Mexican baseball compared with the American major league brand. Asked whether he had come to Mexico as nn emissary of |>eacc between U. 8. organized baseball and ) the Mexican league, Huth replied: "I wouldn't say anything about that —yet." (Palestine had G9/WO ttcre.s nf orange.s and 6600 acres of grape- lemons Just prior to the fruit and and I war, Baseball Standings BOUTHEEN LEAGUE W. L, Atlanta ............. 20 12 Memphis ............. 20 12 Nuw Orleans .......... 18 11 Nashville . ............ 13 12 Chattanooga ......... 14 16 Lillle Rock ......... ia 16 Mobile ............... 10 18 Jihiningham ......... 10 20 AMKKICAN LEAGUK . W. \,. lloston ............... 23 C New York ........... 17 10 Detroit ............. 15 12 Washington ......... 12 12 St. Louis ............. 13 15 Cleveland ........... 10 15 Chicago ............ 8 15 I'hilaclclphln ........ 7 20 Pet. .625 .625 .621 .520 .467 .429 .357 Pot. .193 .030 .556 ,500 AM .400 .348 .259 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. 1'ct. St. Louis 15 8 .642 Brooklyn 15 9 .625 Chicago 12 10 .045 Boston 13 11 .542 Cincinnati 12 10 545 New York 11 14 .440 Pittsburgh p 13 .409 Philadelphia 5 17 .227 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Little Rock 3, Atlanta 1. Mobile 8, Chattanooga 0. Memphis 4-10. Birmingham 2-4. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 9. Boston 8 (10 innings 1 Cincinnati at Philadelphia, rain. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn, rain. Chicago at New York, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis 3, Boston 0. Philadelphia at Detroit, r»ln. New York at Chicago, rain. Washington at Cleveland, rain. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Birmingham. Atlanta at Little Rock (2). Mobile at Chattanooga. New Orleans at Nashville. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York at Chicago. Boston at St. Louis, night. Philadelphia at Detroit. Washington at Cleveland <2). NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. St. Louis at Boston. Chicago at New York, night, Cincinnati at Philadelphia, night CHICK THEATRE 'When Happiness Cost* So Little" Wcrk 0«r>: BUrte »t 1 *. m. Promised* Land Ball Club : WiHP»ay Deff Sunday^ ••'Promised Land's Indcpcndcr Jmscball team will be host to th pell nine Sundny afternoon 3-o'clock. Tlie Promised Land leiun attempt to bit the victory U'a •gain Sunday after suffering humilating 8-3 defeat by Hulfmn In a 12-lnning overtime ginne las week. - Emphasis has been stressed th Trtelc on infield grounding prnclic and play coordination on tl Promised Land squad, after 111 section showed weakness in tl Huffman tilt. "To take the mound fsr Promise Land is Gene Beard, who has 01 toss and one victory to his credit. Beard, a 19-year-old Army veteran, "proved to be a "surprise package" with "plenty on the ball." He has goon control ami speed and It is predicted he will develop hit;} tell hurlcr. V-lnfomiation about the Dell HB- Breeatlon indicates there is a hotly contested battle in tlie making. Utah Amateur .Leads.,.Golfers, 'tin'-fert'Worth ;> •> , ; .t.FORT WORTH, Tex.. May il. •fUPV^A-thfec-rlay battle with-Mic ^«st golfers In the game lay today for. little-known George Srii- nciter of .Ogden. Utah, the surprise leader who set the first round pace In the $15,000 Colonial Club pro- amateur tournament witli a three uvtdcr par' 6T. Schneiter and Toncy Pcnna 01 Dayton, O., wlio had a 09 were the only two" golfers in the select field of 24 pros and five amateurs who were able to break par In yes' terday's competition. In addition lo the trap-pocked 6,850-yard layout. Schncltcr had tn combat rain-sodden fairways and •greens to get his bclow-par card. .. The pre-tournument favorite, Byron Nelson of Toledo, O., wiio won the $10,000 invitational tounn- ment over the River Oaks Course In Houston. Tex., Sunday, had a two over par 72. Ben Hogan, runner-up to Nelson at Houston, had a 73. British Golf Champion To Pfoy Byron Nelson LIVERPOOL, May 17. IUP> — British open golf champion Dick Burton was expected to leave aboaid the Gripsholm today lor Ws "grudge match" with America's premier golfer, Byron Nelson. He is due to arrive in New York on May 28. IF IT'S INSURANCE Dial Z311 For Complete Protection • ACCIDENT & HEALTH • HOSPITALIZATION • TIKE • AUTOMOBILE • LIABILITY • BURGLARY • PLATE GLASS ^TORNADO ' • SURETY BONDS • AVIATION F"RST NATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY 108 N. 2nd CRAS. BITTNER MEAD'S . . . the season's changing . ; . it's lime lo change your hat . . . MEAD'S Choose a STETSON e • KNOXor LEVY- STRAW HAT ... When You Need a Cool Head ... a Weil-Groomed Appearance! It's time to lighten up, brighten up, men! It's time to change to a straw for that cool look, for that air of well-groomed importance. We have the hats you want . . . for advance styling and a standard of workmanship, and fine attention to detail that are the pride of true craftsmanship. Stop in tomorrow, our selection is excellent NOW and you'll enjoy our famed hat service of "Fit- f ting the Hat to the Face." Smart Straws In White, Natural and Tan $3.50 to $5.00 , ; / Cool Panamas In Natural Only $5.00 to $10.00 Friday and Saturday. noimi.K FEATURE :/ "BANDIT TRAIL" with Tim Holt anil JCuy Whitley "MR. WINKLE GOES TO WAR" with Edward O. Koblnson and Huth Wai-rick Serial: "Haiders of (ihost City" No. G; Also Cartoon SATURDAY OWL SHOW At 11:30 "YOUNG IDEAS" with Herbert Marshall and Susan Peters Serial: "Haunted Harbor" No. II Also Short Sunday and Monday 'TARZAN'S DESERT MYSTERY" with Johnny Weismuller and Nancy Kellcy Also News iintl Short New Theater Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday Friday "THIS MAN'S NAVY" with JV:illa.-e Beery Serr-" c Comedy Saturday j ± DAYS OF BUFFALO BILG with Sunset Ciirsim ' SERIAL AND COMKItY Admission 14c anil 30o SATURDAY OWL SHOW "SPIDER WOMAN STRIKES BACK" with Kirby Grant PLUS COMEDY Admission Me ami 30c Sunday and Monday "DEVOTION" With Olivia ncllavillanr! and Ida I.upino NEWS AND CO MED V RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office ripens at 1:00; Pictur starts at 7:15. . Friday and Saturday ' Colt Comrades witii llopalong Ca3sidy I'aramount Snort: "The Friendly Ghost" 1st Chapter of "Haunted Harbor" Sunday and Monday "MAN ALIVE" with Fat O'Brien. Ellen Drew, Artolph Menjou A Ghost Story with Guffaws 18-Minulc Technicolor Short and KKO News Open 7; Starts 7:30 p.m. AIR CONDITIONED Remember — If It's for a Man MEAD'S Will r^ave It! Friday and Saturday 'West of the Pecos' Robert Milrhiim, Barbara Hale, Richard Marlin Last Chapter: "The Master Key" Also Shorts Saturday Midnight Show Starts 11 p.m. 'White Pongo'< A Reasl With Human Instincts Roamed the Jungle Richnrd Krascr. Maris \Vrixson Also Shorts Sunday and Monday The Affairs of Susan Joan Fontaine, George Brcnl, Dennis O'Kecfe Paramount News Also Shorts

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