The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1938 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 9, 1938
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BLYTHEVrLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Driving To Victory In Kentucky Derby "' ~~? ' % """ ~~" . "-~"f•-"'•-- "T'-'TT MONDAY, MAY 9, 1938 Jonesboro Wins Pair Sunday; Alexander Released, Feldmaii to Hurl Dropping both tiiitne.s ol fhr-i first double-header of the North-1 east, Arkansas league .season at | Jotit'.sboro Sunday to the .lomr.s-j boro club, the Blytheville Giants) will try to prevent A clean s'.vt'(-\> | of Hie scrips by tlie Jonesbuio dul>| ill tonight'. 1 ! (jamc at JoiU'sbom. Blytlievllle lost yesterday via the shutout route in Ixilh guilts, 3 to 0 and 2 to 0. Today Manager Ilersclu'l Hobo nominated Harry 1-Yldman to hurl for Hie Giants toniisht in an effort lo halt (lip Jonesboro club. Bolxi also announced ihe unconditional release of W. A. "U-Ily" Alexander, local iwlclclit anil veteran of play In .several leagues, who has been unable lo m-l Into shape willi any degree or SIUTCM this ywir after essaying a comeback late last yenr. Bflbo's club returns home tomorrow for games with Newport Tuesday and Wednesday nights, . witli the Cardinals being followed /by the Batesyille While Sox Thmw- • day and Friday. Eel Hughes, Jonesborn southpaw, liested Spot Rcect. Blythi'Vllle rifhl.- liander, in a duel in (lie opener. Hughe.'; gave up four hits, struck out eight men nml was in trouble . only in the fourth .Inning when he struck out Ciirr.411 after niHiiu (lie bases. Heed gave u|i six hits and fanned four. George Matthews limited Bly- thevilie lo (our hits in Hie abbrc: vlated nightcap, striking out. 10 men. In the fourth inning he slnjck otil Dvorak after Oiling [lie bases on a single and two walks. Ell von Ahne-n allowed Jonesboro _ : only four hits but, in (lie first Inning Jimmy Delmoiit singled. Andy Pasierb tripled and I.oit Wed- erileli doubled lo seorc two runs. First Game : Bls'thcvlllo Woods. 2b Bobo, 3b Tramback, rf .. AB R H O A •100 <i 0 0 0 •1010 2 .0 0 (I . Marcscn, c 4 0 1 6 Harrington, Ib 3' 0 0 14 Cumin, If 2 0 0 l Dvorak, ss 3 0 I 2 Reed, p 3 fl I fl xFelilman. If Totals Delmemt, 2b .. : Pflsierb, ss .... Pearcy,'cf : Werderllch, 3b Cooper; c" ! Mail In. rf .... • McCulley, Ib . O'Brien. If f Hughes, p ...... •Totals 30 . 2 .4 . -i . 4 . 3 . :0 0 o ir o 0 -I 1\ 10 Hll ICE _ _ r . l-awrln, bay colt owned by Herbert Ci. Woolf of Kansas City, Mo., -A-lnnii« Hit- 04th Kentucky Derby ,,f Cl.urchtll Downs after C o,tiiii B behind In a stretch drive. A length behind htm Is Dauber, while Can't Wall Is third. AHl>oi) K l> Ills tluic was slow, 2-<H 4-5 for the from . , a s r. mile nml a quarter, Ijuvrln ran a stroiiB race under Edcllc Arcaro's expert hnmllmp,. The Dope Bucket lly J. V. Friend BATTLER—Aligct Aragon, Ciltmt calcher, came lo Dlyllievillc wtlli the nickname • "Blng," ucctulrcd from bis father who once lolled behind the bat for Ihe New York Yankees . . . But after Ills display of fisticuffs with and on one Leon •Red" Kastcr's chin Friday nlyhl in the final game wllh CarulUers- ville. It has been definitely cliuugcd to "The Battler" . . . Versions as lo the cause of IHc run in between Amtjoii and the Pilot pitcher vary, but the Infonnalloti I received came from an authorllalive source . . . Because of Ills small slnlue, he stands' but 5 feel 8 Inches yet weighs 172 pounds, Arngon hud been the recipient of several uncomplimentary remarks, especially .subjected io Ills siw ... It had continued throughout most of tlie yame, and when Aragon was unfortunate enough to bungle u couple of plays Iliat provided exli'a fuel for the verbal hrc from Ihe C:\riithersville lieiu'li—niulnly from Knsler . . .But Ihe blovroilcame in the eighth when iiflci- an exchange of remarks Kaster Is said to Imve "incited" Arngon to come out, of his "hole" ... As the Battler" said: "Beciutse I was so small jji I guess he thought I was afraid to "j liunt. so I jihotvrd him" . . . Yep, Ihe Otauts just a lillle more power ut the piale to p,o aloni; with Uolxi, Tinniback, Jnekson, Arneou and Dvornk. who are cnnyinu the loud. 11 ml such pitchers as Reed, Feltl- iiiwn, Von Ahiicti. Gorman, el. nl., they will come through . . . Possibly not, win another pennant, but they will make It, awfully lough on Die team thai does . . . 28 3 6 27 fl •Batted for Curran In Dili. Blytheville 000 000 000—0 Joucsboro 001 100 Olx . 'Summary: . Woods. Runs Errors, batted Trainbitck, In, Pasierb, McCullcy, Nfarlln. Two-base hits. Re«J, Werderitch. Sacrifice hits. Delmont.-2, Hughes. Double ptays, Werderiteh to Pasierb lo ^rcClllley•, Dvorak lo Harrington. J^cft on bases. BIytlieville 6, Jonesboro 8. Passed balls, ^fllresco. Wild pitch, '. Hughes. Base on bulls, off Reed 3. off Hughes 3. Strtick out. by Reed •). by Hughes 8. Hit by pllcher, by Reed (Martin). Umpires, RntT and Tuff. Time 1:52. Second Game Blythevllle Woods. 2b Bobo, 3b Tramhack. vf Jackson, cf Afaresco. c Harrington, ib CUlTftll, If .,,..!'.. Dvorak, ss Ahne:i, p xFVldmnn, p AB R H O A 4 0 3 0 3 0 '1 0 2 0 3 0 ) 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 n 2 i n o o o o o 002 2 0 o o o 3 Ar-.igon did show him iKaslcr) and tho couple of hundred funs who were fortunate to be on liand, thin hi- can wield a wicked lisl as well as n potcul bill was only one thing . Tucie wrong wllli It didn't, last lout; But what n pip wlilU I he .scrap enough . it was going ... I have n 'sneaking suspicion that. Arngon Is no stranger with Ihe gloves . . . FJi Battler? . . . TOO LATE—lt Is loo bad I from ft publicity standpoint.) that thi couldn't have happened between O.sceola and Blythevllle last, year ... It wasn't Fred Taylor's fault ... He wanted to scare up a feud between the Indians and Olnnts Hu was smart enough to know it the funs thought Ihej could uel a nice, big fight r,loni> with Iheir ball game.s It would lake a whole lot to keep them away . . . Unt no such luck . . . Thi> nearest they ever came lo clashing wns duvlnj; an early game when Manager Herschell Bobo anil young Gene Williams had a flare- up at secon-j base, but no one wns hurt anil nothing more ever came but not. outfought . . . They r always stayed In there until' Ihc lust mini was out. in the ninth .. We need that kind of team . . Tiie great, American pastime ioHl.i find enn use boy.s with tluil ii'tennluation to keep plugging despite Hie unsimnounlable odds . Sooner or Inter they tuc going to come IhrouKb . \ , .^Glve Block, of IVagOukl, Has Hl'lTlNC!—it appears as ir uobo what he, was talking when lie wrote from Port, about SnilHi good und expected that he "felt In Imve a great year" ... in the first seven games Hie Giant .skipper was clouting the bull at a .-171 clip ... In twenty one limes at bat he hns clouted 10 bits . . . That Ihe liurlers have plenty of respect Is evidenced by the fact lhat they have walked him 13 limes in 1 names ... In tlie live home games he has been up :io limes nnd has been on bast: 22 (lines . . . Not bad for a -U-yenr-old youngsler. . .464 Average; Jackson Tied For Second Northeast Arkansas League pitchers have, a double worry on Iheir hands. They are confronted wllli the nccesslly of stopping those high riding Paragould Rebels, one In particular. Tie is Cy Block. In Hie first week of play the second bnse- inan leads the NBA hitters with n lofty .«4 overage. Block lins officially appeared al the plate 28 times in six. games and has hk safely l.'t limes which Includes s doubles and a triple, good for 20 lolal bases and 8 runs baited in. Second place goes to Alex Boden. UiUcsvlllc calcher. nnd Blylheville's Koewing: Blanks Cards As Pilots Win, 6 to 0 CAKUTJIERSVILLE, Mo., May H — Cnruthersvllle Pilots defeated Newport Cardinals li-0 here Sunday afternoon before u small crowd ut Legion Park, Wilson Koewlng plastering the Cardinals with n shut-out, and giving up bill four safe hits, to win bis third mound start of this season. SI'iOrtslop Mondon of the Pilots had a field day. getting two hlus out ot four trips to the plate, one of them u double, driving In two rims. handling eight fielding chances perfeclly. .slartlng one double play, and figuring in another one. Tbe Pilots handed Koetviug a one run lead In the Hist liming, and the Pilot ace moundsman kept Ihittgs well In hntul thereafter, never being in serious trouble only four Newport, plnyers being loft on base the entire game. Oldenberg mode two nnd Campbell one error for Newport, while the Pilots played errorless ball. Score by Innings: Newport 000 MO 000-0 4 :t Pilo 's 100 122 OOx-G 9 o May and Obrien. Hanson; Kocw- .•ind Simmons. LEI HITTERS Little Rock . Chattanooga Atlanta .. . New Orleans Memphis .. Nashville .. Birmingham Knoxvllle .. photograph hern League W. I,. Pet. n 12 13 10 11 13 10 12 10 12 8 13 1 M .739 .600 .565 .458 .•155 .-155 .381 ,333 National New York Chicago .. Pittsburgh ,. Cincinnati .. St. Louis W. L. Pet. Brooklyn Philadelphia 1G 3 13 7 11 8 9 11 7 10 C 0 7 12 4 13 .842 .050 .570 .450 .412 .400 .308 .235 Cleveland Now York Wnshnigton Hasten American League W hard hltlins; outfielder.' Prank Jackson, each with .455. Freddie. Lconliai-dl, Ciiiiilliei-svUlc first- phn.,,,,,..,,,- iMseman, Is fourth, with .421, and 1,1, Manager Thorpe Hamilton, Newport, fifth with .417. Other Blylheville Giants who were listed in the .300 class were: Hobo I.3S7) (.352).' and Henry Dvorak A triple lie occurs in runs scored, l-'i'cd Fllo tCarulhersvllle), Andy Krcevfch <Balesvillei nnd Steve Zarilla iBnleslllei have crossed the pinto eight limes. Stanley Crlnmn (Paragon Id) nnd Leonlmrd), each have three triples. Nine liui-e secured one home run. Glamp's four stolen bases give htm a lead of one over Joe Kritch (Batescllle). Uatesvllle lends the club In hitting with .263. tallowed by Jone.s- Lwo with five points less.' Blyihe- villi.- Is fifth wllh .23U. In fielding the Rebels have a .flM mark for high, niythevllle Is second with .041. Wilson Koewlng. Carnlliersvtllo'x curve bailer, was the first lo cop two victories. Eleven other pitchers have won I without, n loss. Russell May, Newport fice, has lost, 2 and won 1. The averages include games of May 4, and were compiled by ,1. P. Friend, league statistician. Totals '... 24 .louesboro Delmont, 2b ....... 3 Pasierb. ss ......... ' 31 Pearcy, cf .......... 3 o \Verderitch, 3b ...... 3 0 Cooper, c .......... 20 Martin, rf ......... 2 0 McCulley, ib ... 30 O'Brien, If .......... 2 0 'Mat! hews, p ... ..... z 0 of It i .. Por some unknown rcn-i D.i.'li son there appears (o be a keen j Datesvillc •i rlvulry between Cniulhersville anil - - - 0 4 18 ti (Ho Giants ... I can't recall a AB n H O A, single instance this season or last Up Rebels' .Winning Streak where made an open iittnck has been But the Missourians 0 j don't appear to "take" lo the Gi- 1 0 U,-,iiits as a loving brother . . . Meb- 1 be they haven't forgotten how the 111 0 0 0 0 0 locals beat out the Pilots for May Three-Way Ti Golfing "Bogey" Prize 1!. A. I.yncli. o. Ci. Caudtll and Harry Hiilnes tied for blind bogey honors with a net of 7'1 In the ih e BIytlievllle country club. C). G. Hubbard was second with a net of 15. Members of the local club will participate in their club inter-club S H L. Pet. li . .650 .650 .519 .•112 .389 .333 .233 Artist; Digs Two Fincm Inio Ball J*V IIAHUY CUAYSON Sports Kilitor, NKA Servile WASHINGTON, May 9.-VVIio ... Ihis Dutch Leonard, newest, pltth- 1 -if siur or the American League? Tlw old Dutch's first name was Hubert, lie helped pilch ii>e Ho.s- tun Red Sox to world championships wllh his left arm. Tln.s Dutch's front Juimlle is Kmil. and he sliiits out the WiiMiiiiKlou Nu- tlonals' i)p)>tini:iils vjilh his rinht 1117:1. Emll l.i:onard's knuckle bull, his believed Hint Lopez squawked because he couldn't hold the knuck- ler. It makes a catcher look espe- I dally bad with men on bases. Leonard Looks Like t"a< Hutrlier fioy Leonard doesn't look like an athlete, He reminds you of a fat butcher boy. He weighs 200 pounds, .•some 20 til whirl] Is blubber. Ho hns a bald head and u gold tooth. , He's extremely simple in his speech, arid takes Ihe game vastly more seriously lhan any other man | on the Washington and a lot ;il i other clubs, lie's 29 years old, mar- [ [ tied, .-UK! Mill makes Ills home at j Auburn, 111., where he v.'as horn. j Tlu-ri! lire no llllli) Leonards. | Ifurd luck has followed ix-on-.ud s i like u faithful hound. Injuries, gal\ | bludilt'i- operuiions, and just plain | lough breaks have all iiomsplml i to by him low. Even now, although he's tlie bi-sl pitcher oil Hie WHsli- ! ington club, his males can't worn I U> lilt behind him. He tins dropped two sji'mes iliii! to Ihi'ir lni)iotr,|ici' at the dish. Hut Hie Leonards llnally have taken an .'ipaj-tnieni in Washlne- ton. 'J'licy at llrst ix'fuscil to In Hove thut Lutes Defeats Dell, 5 to 4 at Dell Sunday" Lutes defeated Dell at Dell Sun- tliiy, 5 to 4 in a Mississippi county league baseball Raiue. Oosnell defeated Shndy Grove 2 lo t) ai Ciosnel! Sunday. Whittle hurled two lilt ball for CJosncll while Kcotl of Shady drove allowed but fivi- hits. National League Ho.slou at PllLslnngli.- llrooklyii at si. Ijouts. New York at Chlcaxo. i'bil:ii[<-!phiii ut Cfudnnali. Amcriciin I.eairiie Chu:Kt;o at S'l'w York. Hi. !/JH!>: ">• Wnslimgtoii. IXroit at IMillndelphlu. Clf-veluml at Ilnsliiji. Norlhea-it Arkansas l.eafiii>, Hiitcsvllli! :\l l^ungoulcl. Ni-wpoil at Carulli(5rsville, lilylhevillii nl JojitsljOfo. Rend Courier News Want Ad». itotk In trade,! Ls^)erha"p7'lho'hard-1 " c ' vft lhut EI "' IIS ''""Uvfiioss was i-st to handle in a catcher's book or ™ 1 '' a "." "" l K 'I'^iu, for by this Irtrk (Ir-Hu^rloi- TI n,.i, n,.» .. lime Hick deliveries. It flutters like, wounded bird . . . breaks slmrply for as much as iwo feel, .sometimes. While Leonard was matcliint! Hub Feller's three-hit prrfoniuuiw lor 10 inntnes here the other afternoon, and uolng on to slum the door in Ihe .faces of (lie Cleveland Indians. 1-0 in 13, Kick Fawn liopjied around in back of the plum like n hen oti a hot griddle. Feriill says lhat he expeci.s a llslful of mangled lingers every time he calls for the dlpsy-doodle ball. Leonard throws it often, and bailers usually pop it up. Hilters and catchers don't, know which way it is eolne: lo break. Leonard has developed two speeds on the tiling . . . slow and not slow. I'ef Pilch isn't Knueklfr At All Actually, Leonard's pel. pitch sin't n knuckler al all. Ho doesn't hold the ball by his knuckles, like Fred Fitzsimmons and as did Eddie Rommel. Leonard digs his first two fingers Into the ball as hard as he can. He must have Ills nails manicured and develop callouses on his finger tips before the season gets under way. Leonard hints that he* believes U:e secret of hts release by Brook- gotten lyii. after he had spent 1934 '35 in Platbush, was that and the Noitheasl Arkansas League P.irngoulil .. Canitliersvillc Batesvillc .. Jonesboro BJyilievllle .. Neuport .. W. L. 'Pet. 7 6 3 5 4 4 5 4 5 I n .718 .667 .556 .4-14 .444 .111 catclwre were just plumb afraid ot his peculiar pitch. Leonard heard a Dodger coach tell about the great knuckle ball pitehers they used to have in the big leagues. He talked so glowingly about them Hint Leonard suddenly remembered he had pitched ~ knuckle ball on sundials as a .1. Leonard storied to throw the knuckler. but quit when Al Lo pK! and other Brooklyn backstops com- plnined lo Casey Stengel that ho couldn't control It. Emil says Hint he always has Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas League Ciiruilici'svillc li. Newport 0 liatesville 4. Paragould 1 Joneslwro 3-2. Blylheyllle 0-0. Soulheni League Nashville 5. Memphis 0. New Orleans fi-i, Chattanooga -)-7 Birmingham 7. Atlanta 5 Little Rook at Knoxvllle. ruin. National I.ea£T» i 2. Boston 1 1 12 Innings) 4=1. i.ouls 4. Brooklyn 2 New York 4. Chicago 2 Philadelphia 2. Cinchuiali o. American League New York 7. Chicago 3 Boston 5. Cleveland 0 Philadelphia 7. Detroit u . Washington a. s t. Louis '7. ihe Leonards huvi- used to lough breaks. tx-onaid is a- recruit of some eight years .standing. UP broki- in professionally wllli Mobile or the Southern League in 1930. Washington I/raft), New Slur for $7500 Leonard bagueil 14 games for Brooklyn in '34, and remained on the banks of the. Gowmms in '35. He spent the past two campaigns In AUanta. where last season he won if, and lost 8, striking out (i8 and passing only 34 in 188 Innings before Injuring his arm. In four starts this spring, Leonard has yielded 2ii hits in 3o Innings. He walked seven bailers, none in Hie last 19 rounds, so it is plain Dial his control Is as near perfect a.s possible, despite nil his stuff. He iias yielded only one earned run in the last 19 innings. He has pitched 17 scorelss rounds with his streak as yet unbroken. He shut out the ntlilelics before starriup; against Cleveland in the most dramatic son. Clark Griffith look Leonard at the $7500 draft price on the belief thai any guy who could win 15 games for Atlanta before hurting his arm was worth Inspection, And Leonard (julckly convinced the Old Fox lhat something more than a still neck can be picked up in n draft. Courier News Ads. SAVE MONEY .ON Meats Groceries HIttHKST QUALITY GAMES MKT. 118 W. Main Phone !>3 .. ,. , The winning streak of the Para- '"atch on u foreign course Ihis sea- goulcl Rebels wns halted at son when they journey to .fones- 000 Maresco, Dvorak. Left on bases Blythevllle 1, Jonesboro 2. Base on balls, off Matthews 2. Struck otit by Ahnen 5, by Matthews 10. Umpires. Run and TufT. Time 1-22 e 3 0 pennant despite the fact Hint Ihey 2 0 i were almost fifty ix>ui><)s under them 0 a In hitting ... While I do not advocate taking it to fist mnglnir 22 2 -121 61 1 am convinced that an extra dash (y_n! of rivalry will help no little In Ihe Blylheville . . J ~ r °' ••»• 200 000 x_,j clicking of"£ C "«l«" bilmmaiy: Errors. Delmonl, Runs I them roll! batt«l in. Pasierb, Wcrrieritch. ''.•.. Two-base hits, Werderilch. Three- noticed "" Read Courier News Want Ads. SCRAPPERS-Wc campaign that Hobo's youngsters are a scrapping tymch . . . They don't, know when they're licked iii a ball game , . . They liave been runs behind in several games nnd have come through all the v.-ay . . . They have been mitscored of- tnembei-s of the Cralghead county capital's dub team. straight when the B.-Uesvllle While 1>oro s " lldn y r °r n tourney with Sox grabbed a 4 to I decision hen- '"'"•- 1 " ' " ' ' yesterday. Young- nnd .Hilling combined* their etrorls to hold the slugging 1 Rebels to six hits. Zarilla hit for (lie circuit in Ihe third with two males on base. Score by Innings: Bnlesvllle .. 103 000 Pnragotild . 000 010 R.H.E. 000—4 in o 000-1 5 3 . __, _ Young. Hilling and Borten; Bled- SOP, Lctlanosky and Mnrtlii. Pou-1 Defies Classification ROQUEL. Cal. (UP)-H. P. Knud- seu has something new In the way of animal life only he U not quite sure what It is. His best bet Is lhat It Is the result of crossing Mongolian pheasant hens with Millefleiir banlam roosters. He doesn't know whethei HEMORRHOIDS CURED WITHOUT SURGERY & OUARANTRKD trVft". J" d fi W " 110 "r i"^" 01 care ' AU other rcclal <"»<*« re&ed fissure fistula, etc. We also Ireat fallen arches treat & cure skin cancer by special trcalment 514 Main DRS. NIES & NIES Osfeopalhlc Physicians Phone 88 Rtylhevllle, Ark. WRESTLING MONDAY NIGHT, S O'CLOCK MIKE NAZERIANvs BIG JIM PARKER CHING LEE vs. GUS WISBAR American Legion Arenn, North Second SI. Prices Reduced Again SEE THESE CARS TODAY 1932 Chevrolet Coupe A Dandy Car al (his Price. New Spovl Color Paint Job .......................................... 1934 Dodge Pick-up Completely Reconditioned. New Paint Cond Tires ....... ................................... A Clean Car. Condition 1934 Chevrolet Master Coach Mechanically in A-l fl? 4 yj^/j These Prices Good Until May 14 PHILLIPS USED CAR LOT ROY CALVIN, 5th & Walnut phone 810 game of the young sca- today's Games Southern League Memphis at Nashville. Atlanta at. Birmingham. Only games scheduled. ' Your Car Will Need New Parts For Spring Don't neglect those small' rattles and minor defect.-; that, detract from the' beauty and serviceability of your car. We are equipped (o replace worn parts and lo fix up your car to look like new. All Work Done By Trained Mechanics f or '_ Gas, Oil, Grease and Real Service PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. ">lh A Walnut Phone 810 YOUR HOST DURING THE COITION EABODY HOTEL PEABODY FRANK R. SCHUTT Vlcc-Prcsldenl and General Manager, Memphis, Tennessee RATES: From $3,00 per person, single From $2.00 per person, double

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