The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 30, 1951 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 30, 1951
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FACE TEN BT/TTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 3D, 1981 Yanks Get Sain on Waivers And Celebrate with 15-2 Win By RALPH RODEN Associated Press Sports Writer The isew York Yankees won the 1949-50 pennaijls with laic season acquisitions from the National League. Today the Bombers are banking on another Johnny-come-lately from the senior circuit to insure success in their current drive for the American League Johnny Salti, veteran righ'thand-*-——• • er, is the latest Yankee importa- ' tion from the National League. The Yanks acquired Sain from the Boston Braves yesterday and celebrated the purchase by trouncing the Browns, 15-2 under the lights in St. Louis. The Johnny Sain win gave them a first place tie with Cleveland, which dropped a 3-D decision to Philadelphia in the afternoon. Sain, picked up for $50,000 and minor league pitcher Lew Burdette, will Join the Yanks in Washington Saturday. The 32-year- old vet is tabbed for relief duty. He won only five and lost 13 for the Braves this season, Sain, a 20- game winner three times, was waived out of the National League. To make room for Sain the Yankees released Jack Kramer, another veteran righthander. The Yanks dipped into the National League Iti August of 1949 and bought Johnny Mize from the New York Giants. Mize's big bat helped win the pennant and also the world series, Last year the Yanks procured Johnny Hcpp from Pittsburgh in September and Hopp's pinch-hitting and pinch-running figured prominently in the Yanks' successful defense of their laurels. Reynolds Was Winner Allie Reynolds stopped the Browns on two hits as the Yanks closed out their finnl tour" of the west with a 7-4 record. The Yanks, idle I he next two days, chlbbcd Brownie ace Ned Carver "and two pitcher* lor 17 hits. Rey- ilded his own cause, driving relief nolds in three runs. Kenn Wood drove In both St. Louis' runs with a homer in the fourth. Garver, seeking his 16th victory, wns bombed out In the first when the Yanks scored live runs, _ Gua Zernlal and Alex Kellner teamed up to beat the Indinns, Zer- nial sent two runs home with his 29th homer and doubled and scored the^third Philadelphia run. Kellner blanked the Indians on five safeties In out-pitching Mike Gar. cJft, The triumph was Kellner's third and the A's fourth In 19 games against Cleveland. In other American League games Boston Red Sox turned back Meyers Will Lead Army's Punt-Pass-Prayer' Game WEST POINT* N. Y v Aug. 30, < AP>— Frederick Meyers, a 178-pound sophomore Quarterback from Enid, Okla,, will be a key man In Army's "punl-pa^j-and- prayer" football lortimes this fall. the the Detroit Tigers, 7-5, and the Washington Senators nosed out the Chicago White Sex, 2-1 in 13 Inn- Ings. • The Red Sox beat the Tigers with two runs in the ninth on a single by johnny Pesky, walk and singles by Walt Dropo and Clyde Vnllmer. Ted Williams poled his 27th homer for the Sox in the fourth and starred afield. Singles by Mickey Verncm and Sam Mele followed by Nelson Fcx error allowed Vcrnon to score Washington's winning run against Chicago. Reliefer Mickey Harris was the winner and Randy Gumpert the loser. In the National League, the pacesetting Brooklyn Dodgers humbled the Cincinnati Reds. 13-1; the runner-up New York Giants downed the Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-1; the SL Lcuis Cardinals nipped the Philadelphia Phils. 3-2. and the B-~~ton Braves defeated the Chicago Cubs, 4-1. Hodges IIUs Two Gil Hodges drove home seven runs on a p?ir of homers and t double to lead the Dodgers to victory against the Reds, The homers bcosted Hodges' output to 36. most •ever hit by n Brooklyn player in one season, Babe Herman held the former hi^h. 35. Don Ncwcombe breezed to his nth victory. Jim Hearn stopped the last place Pirates on three hits in winning a duel from Murry Dickson, seeking his 18th victory. Al Dark sealed the verdict with a homer in I he eighth. The Cards scored a run in the ninth without a hit to edge the Phils. Bill Johnson walked, stole ttvcind. advanced to third on catcher Del Wilber's wild throw and served on a fly ball. Gerry Stalcy was the winner and Ken Heinlzel- man the laser. Dick Cole, rookie right hinder. turned in his first, major league victory in pitching Boston to P three-hit triumph over Chicago. The Braves whacked Paul Mlnner for nine hits with Sibby Sisti show- Ing the way with three safeties. Ten Days Added To Duck Season Interior Department Grants Increase in Two Big Flyways By VERN HAIKU,AM) Al 1 Special Washington Service WASHINGTON. Aug, 30. M»>— The Interior Department today granted the nation's duck-hunters five to 10 extra days of shooting this fall, Acting secretary Richard D. Scarles Jr., signed new migratory waterfowl regulations, liberalized because of favorable conditions on the northern breeding grounds throughout the summer. Albert M. Day, director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, said he hoped the longer season would "give gunners In every section of the country good opportunities for shooting, regardless of unpredictable weather conditions." The bag and possession limits for ducks remain the same HS last year, but some minor changes for yeese were made in toy flyways. Hunting season for woodcock were unchanged except for the addition of a day or two In a couple of states. The major changes for this year: Mississippi flyway I from the eastern borders of Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama to the western borders of Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri. Arkansas and Louisiana) —season increased 10 days to provide 45 consecutive days'Or R split season of IB days each. This restores a five-day cut Imposed last year and gives five additional days. The bag limit for geese was raised from four to five a day or in possession, thus permitting a hunter to | dll or possess one additional snow ?oose or one additional blue goose. The bag limit of four ducks and eight in possession remains unchanged. Nov. 22 lo .Ian. 5 In Arkansas the season will be Nov. 22 to Jan, 5. Central fJyway (westward from Mississippi flyway through Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico)—Season increased to 50 days, or 2 split season of 20 days each, from last year's 45 days or two periods of 18 days. Bag limit of five ducks and 10 in possession unchanged. Day urged hunters to not* t,h:U the prohibition against the use of bait has been made more specific than In other years. tn the new regulations, birds may not be taken within half a mite of any place where corn or simil.u feed is placed or exposed "during or within two weeks prior lo the open season." Uay said the two-week overlap will help prevent luring of waterfowl to an area even after the bail had been consumed. The standard prohibition aguhiot the taking of birds by the use of corn or.similar feed has been retained. The dally shooting hours tor ducks, geese, brant and coot remain the same ns last year—tvoin half an hour before sunrise to an hour before sunset. + He will be the field general I the cadets' T-formation maneuvers and Coach Earl (Red) Blalk Indicated today the youngster ma; have to carry a near 60-minute load In every game. "He Is about- the only man w have for the spot who can handl' the ball and direct a T-attack, Blaik said. "We'll probably us him until he's too tired to pi any more, and he'll play on both and defense." Opening of football practice the Military Academy yesterda with a small. Inexperienced squa Just about convinced Army's boar of strategy that the feared two platoon system, as fans have know It, is out. Blaik said he hoped to contlnu two-platoon play as much as possl ble but he may substitute seven men at a time instead of 11. Also he told members of the squad they'd have to equip themselves for both offensive and defensive play. Blalk who lost virtually his en- lire varsity squad in the recent exam-cribbing scandal, announced the re-styled Army team ot 1951 would have to revert to more conservative play. "We will play position football, more fundamental football." he declared. "That's the kind I coached 15 or 20 years ago, "We'll rely on the kicker, something we haven't, had to do lor years. We'll be more inclined than ever before to relinquish the ball." NATIONAL LEAGUE W L fcl. G.B. irooklyn 81 45 .643 New Vork 16 52 .594 6 Boston 'hlladelphla St. Louis . .. Unclnnatl , :hlcago . . Pittsburgh . 63 63 60 54 53 54 .508 .492 .492 .425 .424 .422 AMERICAN LKACillE ileveland . New York . Boston . .., hlcago . ... Detroit . ... Washingtoji . Philadelphia St, Louis . .. .630 .630 .592 .543 .468 .424 .403 .306 17 19 19 27',: 27 '.4 28 ft 11 20 li 26 29 40 V4 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Little Rock . Birmingham , Mobile , Memphis . .. Nashville . .. Atlanta . Chattanooga New Orleans MORE W 88 16 74 12 . 72 71 . 56 56 Pet. .610 .539 .529 514 .511 .504 .400 .394 G.B 10 iiw 1314 14 ,15 30 v Read Courier News Classified Ad*. YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League Brooklyn 13, Cincinnati 1 New York 3. Pittsburgh 1 St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 2 Boston 4, Chicago I American League Philadelphia 3. Cleveland 0 Washington 2, Chicago 1 (13 Mn nlngs) Boston 7. Detroit 5 New York 15. St. Louis 2 Southern Association Atlanta 6, Birmingham 2 Little Rock 10, Chattanooga 7 Mobile 5, New Orleans 4 Memphis 3, Nashville 1 TODAY'S GAMKS National League Chicago at Boston (night) Cincinnati at Brooklyn (night) Pittsburgh at New York St. Louis at Philadelphia (night American League Boston at Detroit Philadelphia at Cleveland Only games scheduled Southern Association All night games Memphis at Nashville Atlanta at Birmingham Little Rock at C.iattauoogi New Orleans at Mobile The porpoise devours its weigh in fish every day. •- PCLMayQuitBasebali If Demands Aren't Met SAN FRANCISCO, .Aug, 30. (AP)—Rumblings of a new baseball war were heard over the Pacific Coast today.- BEST YEAR?—At Navy, at the University of Arkansas and in two years of professional football, Clyde "Smackover" Scolt has been able to dodge or outrun Just about everything except the injury jinx. He hopes to stay clear of that bugaboo and make this year, his third with the Philadelphia Eagles, the best of his career. Scott will appear before home state fans once again when the Eagles meet the Los Angeles Rams at Arkansas War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock Saturday night. Manila Nine In Finals of Tournament MANILA, Aug. 30—Manila's Jay- cces moved into the finals of ( the invitational tournament (or scml- pro teams last night by nudging LcpanLo 3-1 behind the three hit pitching: of Boots Buddy. Buddy Tanned 14 Lepnnto hitters in hanging up the win. It was his second straight tournament victory. Ray was the losing pitcher. He was tagged for six hits and he struck out five. Another semi-final game Is slated for tonight, with Monette meeting Delaplalne at 8 p.m. The winner of this game will play Manila in the finals tomorrow night. Memphis Back in Fourth Place After 3-1 Win Over Vols ; Pebs Add to Lead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESg Thanks to the Chicago White Sox and selective service, the Memphis Chicka itill have Marv Rotblatt. And thanks to the little lefthander, the Chicks are back in fourth place in the Southern Association play-off fight. " Rotblatt, who spent most of the ear with the White Sox, wu h»^ eved lost by the Chicks to thfV rmed forces a week ago. But draft fflclals In Chicago gave the young. :er a brief deferment and he hat Ince captured two straight victo- les for Luke Appllng's crew. Last night Marv stopped tht lugging Nashville Vols on five hlU or his fourth .triumph u the Chicks won, 3-1. He struck out Ight and lost his chance for a hutout when Jack Harshman poled its 42nd. home run in the fifth. Round-trippers also accounted or all the Memphis tallies. Jack Baumer homered with none on in he fifth and Billy Higdon delivered the game-winning wallop with Dixie Upright aboard in the sixth. Little Rock downed the Chattanooga Lookouts, 10-7, in 20 Innings; Mobile edged New Orleans, 5-4; and Atlanta toppled the Birmingham Barons, 6-2, A pair of Chattanooga errors helped Little Rock to three runs in the 10th as the Travelers stretched their league lead to 10 games. The pace setters trailed, 7-2, after five innings, but shelled Al Slma for five in, the sixth to tie. There was no further scoring until the 10th. Lefty Ed March, third Little Hock mouudsman, posted his llth success. He has also dropped 11. Third place Mobile pulled (•, within a game and a half of tj(5* sagging Birmingham Barons by scoring five times tn the fifth against New Orleans,. The determined Atlanta Crackers remained in in the thick of the scrap for the fourth playoff spot by using home runs to down Birmingham in their series opener. Ralph Brown hit for the circuit with nobody on in the first and Eddie Ma thews homered with the bases loaded in the seventh. Directors of the big, Triple-A Pa-fr- clfic Coast LeaRue voted unanimously last night to quit organized baseball unices their demands for abolition of the draft and recognition of major league equality were accepted. The drastic steps culminated a five year struggle to free the coast, circuit from the draft law which permits major league clubs to pick up triple-A players for $10,000. The coast loop was the last of the minor leagues to accept the draft, agreeing to it in 1931. One bitter complaint against the draft was the c^se of George Met- kovich, an outfielder purchased by Oakland from the Boston Red Sox for $25.000. After a sparkling season, Metkovich was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates for $10,000. Representatives of seven clubs agreed on the history-making resolution which could result in a divorce from the National Association of Professional Basketball Leagues unless-the terms are met. The last league in this country fo buck organized bail was the belatet Federal League. It opened in 1904 and folded after the 1915 season bu managed to throw a scare in thi National and American Leagues. Official records show that the bite of the tarantula is not fatal. Gavilan Gets Tight Decision Over Graham VEW YORK, Aug. 30. OV)-Kid 0.1.1 vilnn won a hairline decision over Billy Graham to keep the world welterweight, championship, but the fight served only to start A furious argument. It was their third meeting and the third split decision, Graham now has won once and the Cuban twice. There are more than 12,500,000 Negroes in the United States. Louisiana has 39.8SD miltr, o highways within her borders; Mis sissippi 61,067. CL All-Stars Beat BWL 9-4 Sixth Inning Rally Sends Fat Men Down The Commercial League all-stars scored five runs in the sixth in- ling yesterday to score a 9-4 vic- ory over the Bay Window Lea gue all-stars and even the Y's city softbali series at a game apiece The big sixth inning broke up e four-four, tie. The Commercia: Leaguers knotted the score with two-run outburst in the fifth inning after the fat men had taken 4-3 lead an inning earlier. Bill Baker was the winning pitch- with Jack Rawlings the loser Both hurlers went the route. Claude Sparks homered for the Commercial Leaguers and Hawling led the Bay window League hit ting with a triple. In 1925 the average automobi] lasted only 6.5 years and ran abou 26.000 miles in its lifetime. By 194 the average scrapped automobil had run 120.000 miles and was 13. years old. Thus, today's car lasl twice as long and runs four time as far as did the car of the midd! twenties. v Pythons have no poisonous venom, according to the Encyclopedia Britannic a. . <3eta|| Square Deal AT Adams Appliance Co., CAR SALESMAN WANTED! Good proposition for man with record of proven ability. Unlimited opporfunity selling Huick cars in fine territory. Do not reply unless you can qualify and furnish best of references. Herbert Hobbs Co. 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