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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVII.LE, (ARK.) COURIER.NEWS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1SB1 Starting of School Expected To Enlarge Chicks' Roster AMERICAN LEAGUE New York . Cleveland . Boston . Chicago . ... Detroit . ... Washington Philadelphia St, Louis . . . 81 . 82 . 75 . 71 . 60 . 53 . 53 39 .633 .626 .595 .546 .462 421 .408 .307 NATIONAL LKAfillK W L I'ct. Brooklyn • York Boston . 65 St. bouts . ., Philadelphia Cincinnati . Pittsburgh . Chicaeo . . 636 .599 .512 .504 .489 .427 .420 .419 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. O.B 88 58 .603 78 66 .542 Little Hock Mobile . ... Birmingham Memphis . Nashville . Atlanta . .. Chattanooga New Orleans 77 76 74 72 . 58 56 .538 .524 -507 .493 .400 .302 9 94 IP,; 14 16 29'-;, 30',-i YESTERDAY'S KKSUI.TS National League Philadelphia 5, Boston 3 (6 Innings—rain)' Cincinnati 7-0, Chicago 0-3 New York 11. Brooklyn 1 Bt. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 1 American League Philadelphia at Boston (3) rain New York at Washington rain Detroit 1, Chicago 0 Cleveland 5, St. Louis 1 Southern Association Chattanooga 3-0. Nashville 2-8 Little Rock 3-1, Memphis 2-2 (2nd came 5 inningj, darkness) New Orleans S-3, Birmingham 0- JO Mobil* 1, Atlanta 0 TODAY'S GAMES Nation.! League Beaton At Brooklyn (2) Philadelphia at New York (2) Pittsburgh »l Chicago (2) Cincinnati 'at St. Louis <2-) American I/CAXU* 0t. Louis at Detroit 12) Chicago at Cleveland (3) New York at Philadelphia (V> Washington at Boston (2) Southern Association Chattanooga at Memphis <3> NiBhvlll* at Little Rock <2) Atlanta it Mobile (2) Birmingham at New Orleans (2) Niners Defeat Lepanto Team Number Nine Closes Season with 15-1 Win The Number Nine Niners closed out their 1951 season with a 15-1 victory over Lepanto at Number Nine yesterday. The game was called at the end of seven _ innings on the request of the Lepanto team. Earl Hall went the distance for the Niners scattering (ive hits. The Niners got to Sullivan. Lepanto hurler lor 15 hits, LEPANTO AB R II Sharp 2b 4 Roten if -.-....,. 3 Craven cf -. 2 Ray u 3 Nr-sh Ib Woodruff 3b Hall rf Senior e ....., .,..Sullivan p Totals NUMBER NINE Jones cf Rogers 2b , Fisher 3b Bolick c Bodenhimer Whittle If McHaffey rf Phillips ss 4 Hall p . Totals Ib . 4 ,. 4 . 1 . 3 . 3 . 26 An . 4 . 5 .. 5 .. 2 . 3 . . 4 .. 4 .. 3 . 4 Injuries and Heat Dwindle Tribe's Squad to Only 22 Members of RlyLlieville High School's football coaching stuff looked hopefully to the beginning of classes torlay in hopes it will bring out a few more candidates for the 1051 teams. With injury Jinx and (he weather*, mail playing Important roles the Chicks' sound dwindled (o a mere 22 at Friday afternoon's practice and Coach Huss Mrisley had to lay off (he town work lor tear of additional injuries. Two candidates, one uf them a key man and both blocking backs, have been lost to the Tribe due to fractures. Jackie IlalMead, a rookie blocking back candidate, was the Tribe's first loss. He fractured h's arm in drills week before last and will be out- all season. Then Thursday, Hob (Rcrt) Children, the Papoose graduate who had the starting blocking back role practically cinched, broke his col- Jar bone diidjiK tackling practice and will l>e out of action until late October or early November, This Iclt the Chicks with only one blocking back. He'.s Charles (Konnyl Garner, an untried junior who has shown fair possibilities but who Is hampered by ti lack of experience. May to KlnckliiE Back Friday. Coach Mosley shifted Charley May. a stocky fullback candidate, (o the blocking back post nnrt indicated he would keep him there. May is a lelterman from List year's srttlad but played In only a few. Kaincs. Coach Gene Newman.-the Chicks' newly hired B tram coach, was to assume his duties today -and first cnlj for B team candidates was sounded. Coach Mosley had hopes lhat at least 20 B leam candidates would be on hand for the Issuing of equipment this afternoon. Meanwhile, the Paps are having their worries, too. Coach Harold Stockton has equipment issued to between 25 and 30 candidates bill something, probably (be heat wave. 1* keeping them home. Fapi Run SpIlt-T So far, the Paps have been unable to get In a good scrimmage mainly because of (he difference In of the boys. What Stockton had Indicated would be hl.s .starting eleven. Is composed of some fair-sized lads but after that first eleven the crop is much smaller, Not only are Ihe Paps breaking In a new coach, they also are going to have a new offensive . system. Stockton. R graduate of t'he University of Arkansas and a student of Otis Douglas' pro-styled T-for- matlon last year, has his sr,iiad running from the tricky split-T. He has three quarterback candidates, Bobby Jones, a returning letttrman. Eddie Akers and Mickey Shelton. All three look good at the man-under position but Shellon Is n gnat-sized youngster, scarcely big enough to pick up the ball, Major League Leaders By The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE Battinc (based on 300 times at h.itl—Musial. St. Louis. .364: Ash- bllrn. Philadelphia. .340. Sports Roundup Hi:r;il FIIU KKTON, JK NEW YORK. Sept. 3. (/Tj—After sober reflection, we've decided the NCAA Council Is being unfair to football coaches In its 12-point plan Kram for sensible college athletics. . Limit financial aid, recruiting and "excessive entertainment". . . Okay, the coaches wouldn't squawk as long as everyone gets the same treatment; forbid cheating on such rules. Okay •ieain; it would just arouse a few suspicions. . . Insist that athletes study. . . . Another grudging okay. . But cut out spring and out-of- scason prnctlce—never! . . . We lever saw a successful football coach who wasn't ji perfectionist; who didn't feel that lie didn't have nearly enoiiRh lime (o teach reverse hotly blocks, pulling techniques, line quarterbacklng, spin- iR, spacing, shooting, etc. etc. . . The chemistry prof., for instance, Isn't given a limit on how much time his pupils can study. . . He can hand out homework with a free hand; tell the boys to study vacations or during the summer and, if necessary, flunk 'em and bring them hack for another year without making them ineligl- olc for chemistry. . . And after perusing Charlie Caldwell's "Modern Single Wing Football" and expositions of the "T" formation by Don Faurot and Frank Leahy, we'll take the hydrocarbons and esters. They're easier to understand. The O'llora Horror .11m O'Hnra nt Hie Prim State football cnachlnR MafT tnnk a sudden hut overwhelming Interest In Ashing this summer. . . >la.vbf it wa» because there wasn't much else to no up In them Iliar hills, hut Jim spent nearly every evening during the summer on Crn- tre County's famous trout streams . . . As the end nf Ihr season was drawing near and Jim still hadn't landed a trout, his wife, Belt», rlccldfcl he ought to have a trophy io show for his ffforU. ... So she proposed mounting .llm'fi hpad anil h^nijinjt It nhove the O'Hora mantle with the Inscription: "In memory of Hie 1051 fishing jteason." 34 15 15; MurryPickson's Mother Is Dead LEAVENWORTH, Has.. Sent 3 IAP>— Mrs. Ada Lena Dickjon. 78. mother of Murry Dickson. pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, dird here last night. Dickson. summoned home by Ihe critical illness of his molhtr. arrived here about an hour before she died. She had been 111 for a year. REMOVE DANDRUFF f!W Runs— Kiner, Pittsburgh. Musial. St. Louis. 104. Runs batted In— Gordon, Boston, 96: Kiner. Pittsburgh, 95. Hits— Ashburn, Philadelphia. 18-1; Musial. St. Louis and Furlllo Brooklyn. 111. Douhles— Dark, New York, Kluszeaski. Cincinnati. 30, Triples— Mnslnl, St. Louis, Ml. Pittsburgh. 9. Home runs— Kiner, Pittsburgh, 37: Hodpcs, Brooklyn, 30.' | Stolen bases— Jethroe, Hoslon, 31; ! Ashbnrn. Philadelphia. 2fi, Pitching (based on seven sionsi— Roe. Brooklyn. 18-2 Maslip, New York. 18-5. .183. Strikeouts— Spahll. Boston. i Nrwcombc. Brooklyn 134 AMKKICAX I.KAGVE Batting— Kell. Detroit. .334; Fain | Philadelphia, .327. Runs— Minoso, Chicago, 101; Williams. Boston. IOC. Runs batted in ..... Williams, Bus- IDS' 33; 11; cleci- 900 H2 Inn and Zerninl. Philadelphia. 112. Hits—DiMsgglo, Boston and Kel] Uclroil, 16fi, Doubles—DiMaggio, Bo-ton and R. C. Knlpe. .Jr.. president of the Rnlelgh cjnVsMhc Carolina League, has put S;.$50.000 price tng on Bill Powier, former North Carolina State outfielder. . . Says Knlpe: "11 they can pay $100.000 for nu untried high school kid, they can alTord half of that for a player who already has shown his ability, ... P. S.: Fowler must report to the Army Sept. 20. ... Pete F,l- liott, Oklahoma's new assistant football coach, shot a record 6R recently on the new university golf course . . . Arch Ward's book on the While Sox has sold 25.000 copies and the publisher expccl.s it, lo reach 50.000 even though the Sox are In fourth place. POTS AM,. BROTHERS Wilford "Whlner" Whll*. the Bears' rookie halfback, neither drinks oor smokes and won't even touch tea and coffee . . . But he plays a git-far and Hoes an Imitation of Donald Durk—which Is enoujh had habit* for borty. . . l.eroy Saunders. a illanariolis attorney, hasn't missed the opening day nf fonlnall nrac- lire at Indiana U. for nearly 25 years. . , . Gosh, and he started before athleles nwlert lo have » lawyer handy. any- Tempers Flare as Giants Gut Dodgers' Lead to Five Games Travs Assured Of 1st Place Tie Pebt Need Another Win to Grab Pennant; Bears Take Second By The Associated Press Little Rock can clinch the Southern Association pennant by winning any one o( its eight remain- Ing games—all at home. And the Travelers get two chances to do It tonight In a doublsheader with Nashville. Mobile, which has wrested second place away from Birmingham, Is the only other contender. The Bears are a distant nine games behind BUOY BOUND—Willa Worthinglon McGuire retained the women's national water-skiing championship at Lake Placid. N.Y. The Cypress Gardens, Fla., star, shown rounding the buoy in the slalom, won that event and the trick riding and jumping. (NEA) Denton, Hubbard in Finals Of Country Club Tourney George Hubbard, Jr., and Bill Joe Demon irill meet to determine Blytheville Country Club's 1951 golf champion. Hubbard won the risht to meet* . : :)eiHon for the crown by eliminat- ng James C. Guard, 3-2. yesterday. Previously. Denton had moved to :he finals by defeating Joe Emerson. The championship maU:h is to be [jlayed sometime this week, probably before Friday when visiting golfers will begin shooting in the club's King Cotton Open. In other action yesterday, C. C. Councille advanced to the finals of he second (tight by defeating Harry W. Halnes, 3-2. Councille will meet H. A. Lynch in the finals ot this flight. Arch Catchings and I. R. Cole:nan will play this week to determine a third flight champion, Injury Jinx Hits Porkers Four Players Placed On Disabled List Rams' Players Are Fined for Breaking Rules SALT LAKE CITY. Sept. 3. lift- Couch Joe Stydahar of the Los Angeles Rams has fined 28 players in his squad of 42 a tola! of $7.900 lor breaking training rules after their 31-26 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in Little Rock. The wholesale paycheck penalty wast one of the heaviest ever assessed against a National Football League team. 2(i players hcing fined 5300 each and two others, 50. "These fines will stick," thundered the ponderous Stydahar. in his playing days a creat lineman with the Chicago Bears. "I've been too lenient. Last year I rescinded all fines at the end of the season. FAYETTEVILLE Ark Sent 1 N '"'' thls limc - Somc ol the fellows f API-Center has been viewed to be dit!n ' t tot in h - v 5 a m - l set !:3 ° '~™ "- the deadline. There's an. II p.m. curfew for our current ron'd trip and there will be nn Jim Hearn Handcuffs Brooks Tl-2; Rain, Indians Shave Yanks' Edge By JOE REICIU.ER Associated Press Sports Writer Maybe the Brooklyn Dodgers aren't panicky. Maybe they're not even a teeny bit worried, as some of them .would have you believe. But the spqctaculatvsurge of the New York Giants' is wearing their tempers thin. . Smarting under another lacing by the Giants, the cranky Dodgers carried on like naughty brats yesterday as they boxvetl, 11-2, and watched their once tremendous 13 1 ± game bulge shrink to five games over their bitter interborough rivals. Unable to cope with the swift shoots of big Jim Hearn. the Dodgers turned their tempers on Umpire Al Barlick in their frustra- lion. As a result. give him 10 for two games, Hit first homer came with two on jn the sixth and climaxed a four-run rally off Newcombe. The second blow came in the eighth just after he received word that his wife ha* given birth to a six-pound boy, Mueller's first off-spring. L'mps Get Hot Behind 3-1 in the fourth, the Dodgers began heckling Barlick. The umpire finally order Ralph the plate arbiter j Branca and Dicfc Williams off the evicted five Dodgers. The rest of the i bench. the hot Rocks, with 10 games left Doctor bench was cleared by Manto play. The best they could do winning all of them jvcn if Li'tlc Rnck loses all—would be a tie for fli-sl place. Mobile defeated Atlanta, 2-0, Sunday. Split with Memphis Little Rock defeated Memphis 3-2, in the first game of a doubleheader and (hen lost 2-1. Rain cut the second game to five innings. Birmingham fell out of contention by losing 3-0, to New Orleans in the first game. Later they won 10-3, but it was too late, for- the Barons as a pennant possibility. Chattanooga defeated Nashville 3-2. and then lost to the Vols, 8-0. Vern Williamson was wild and wnoly in the first game against Memphis but when Chicks were roosting on base, he was tough. He walked nine, hit two hatters but gave up only five hits. Marvin Rot- blatt save Little Rock only four hits game, flgcr Charlie Drcssen. All were or- riered to the dressing room located in deep center field. Later Dressen .summoned two of the Dodgers lo pinch hit and the umpire fretted and fumed as the game was held up white ihe pinch hitters made the long walk to the plate. Elsewhere, Cleveland's Indians look advantage of the Yankees' washout, whipping the St. Louis Browns, 5-1, and cutting New York's first-place,in in the American League to a half game. Rain wiped out, the scheduled double header between the Boston Heri Sox and Philadelphia Athletics as well as the Yankee-Washington contest. Trucks Bests Pierce Virgil Trucks won a brilliant hurling duel from Billy pierce as Detroit blanked the Chicago White Sox, 1-0. Kenny in the five-inning second Ring Injuries Are Fatal to Georgie Flores NEW YORK. Sept. 3. l/p> Boxer Oeorgie Hores lost his greatest tight earl.v today. The 20-year-old Brooklyn welterweight died at 12:20 a.m. (ESTj of brain Injury. He had been in a coma since Wednesday night, when Roger Don- bj Don Muelle :he Arkansas Razorbacks'. strongest position—manned hy such'stalwarts as a two-year lettermen Jimmy Smith and Bob Griffin. But Coach Douglas wasn't so sure practice opened Saturday. - further disciplinary action if the men observe hnurs." Stycinhar did not identify Ihe whe: „. J! ith u sprnlncd an ankle Frl rtiy players who were fined. Cap! Bob niftht when he caught his heel on Waterfield said the players involved a street curb. :J , ,, ..... Charlie Ramsey. •» sophomore, became ill Saturday morning and consider the incident closed and "the H players, not involved prefer was taken to university Infirmary. His ailment was diagnosed as kidney stones. to remain anonymous." "Wcnre thinking of the Chicago Cardinals game here In Salt Lake Saturday," said WaterfiBld. "Rules Wayne Watkins, another soph. was hampered by an Infection which infractions like this happen oc- set In after he Jabbed a nail into i casionally to every pro club and llls |C S- i conceivably could happen to And Griffin, Is 1-A in the draft. Wain." Cards Whip Bucs 6-1 To Run Streak to Five By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The St. Louis Cardinals are riding high—though a little lat« They have a winning streak ol five straight games going—their longest of the season. Noren, \Vashincton. 31. Triples—Minoso, Chicago. 14; fax. Chicano, 9. Home runs— Zernial. Philadelphia. 29; Williams. Boston. 27. Stolen bases—Minoso and Busby. Chicago, 35. Pitching—Morgan. New York and Kinder. Boston, 8-2. .80(1. Strikeouts—Rasrhl. New 135: W.vnn. Cleveland. 119. York, Alfakal • Rtliciti licit Sea!, • Monty.Back Ouarantti Kirby Drug Store ATTENTION LANDOWNERS If you are interested in selling or trading your farm you should contact tht A. T. Earls Real Estate & Loan Co. "There Is no substitute for experience" A. T. Karls Lewis \V. Stone Novel W. Duncan Bakem!]c, Mo. Lilhourn, Mo. Kennelt, Mo. The latest triumph was turned in yesterday at the expense ol the Pittsburgh Pirates and former Red Bird hurler Howard Pollet who save up five runs before leaving the cnme. The final count was 6 to 1 (or St. Louis. Rookie Tom Poholsky hurled six- hit ball [or his fifth victory against 12 dofcal.s. The bit: b!ow against Pollct came in Ihe four-run third Innlne whrn Stan Musial dubbed his 30th homer ol the season. Red Schocndlens; scored ahead of Stan. Ciarvpr Pounrfrd Over in Cleveland Ned Garver and the Browns ran into another setback when the Indians drubbed the St. Louis club 5-1—all the runs for Cleveland rcsultine trom four-bag- After getting the side out in the . ..\th, Newcombe went back to the bench and tossed a catcher's mask on the field. Earlier he had questioned several calls on pitches o Eddie Stanky. He was banished by Barlick. When Jackie Robinson and Clem Labine. a rookie pitcher, ook up Newcombe's cause, they. :oo, got the thumb. In a gesture of disgust. Dressen :nen cleared the remainder of his oeneh and ordered the players into .he clubhouse. Newcombe, trying for his 18th A'in, was charged with ills eigth loss. It was the Giants' fifth straight victory over Brooklyn and their 19th in the last 21 games. Cleveland emerged from its hit- 4 ting slump, belting three homers v row in the third inning to hand Ned Garver his 10th defeat. Raffensberger. veteran Cincinnati southpaw, hurled a one- hitter—an infield single by Eddie Miksis—as the Reds and Chicaeo Cubs swapped shutouts. Raffensberger won the opener. 7-0. Bob Rush pitched a 4-0, four-hitter for the Cubs in the nightcap. Stan Musial hammered his 30th homer and two singles lo lead the St. Louis Cards to a 6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Philadelphia's Phillies got five unearned runs to whip the Boston Braves, 5-3, in a game cut to six innings by rain. While Hearn was handcuffing the Dodgers with six hits for his Hlh mound triumph, the Giants were blasting Don Newcombe and Phil Haupstad for 13 blows, including a homer by Bobby Tiiomson and two oghue knocked him out in the eighth and final round of their 3out in Madison Square Garden. Flores' 18-year-old wife, Elaine, mother of a month-old son. was at his side when he ' died. She collapsed after Dr. Peter Gerald •mnounced that Plores was dead. A do?.en of Tlores' friends—including his manager, Louis Breitbart—were In the wailing room of the hospital when his death was announced. According to Ring Magazine, boxing's unofficial bible, Flores' death was the llth in the woi.'d this year. Six of these deaths have occurred in American rings. Flores walked from the Garden ring Wednesday night, apparently unhurt, but collapsed in his dressing room. He never regained consciousness. The stocky, 151-pound fighter was rushed to St. Claire's Hospital, and an emergency brain operation to remove a blood clot was performed a few hours later. Another operation was performed on his throat late Saturday afternoon in an effort to aid his breathing but he failed to rally. Dr. Gerald said that an autopsy had been ordered by the New York medical examiner, who U investigating the death. Mueller, the slap hitter turned slugger, smashed home runs in his last two times at bat to make it five in two consecutive games. That tied a record made by four others —Cap Anson,. Ty Cobb, Tony La2- zeri and Ralph Kiner. Don also batted in five runs to Four Top Heavies Booked on Legion Mat Card Tonight Two teams of top heavyweight grapplers go at each other In a big way tonight in the lag match feature of the American Legion's wrestling matches at Memorial Auditorium. Tonight's bout will be a winner- take-all affair with Charley Carr and Tommy Peterson opposing Le« Fields and Rex Mobley. The winner of the bout will get, the loser's share of the gate receipts. The bout, was arranged in hope* ol settling a bit of bad blood between Mobley. Fields and Carr which developed during last Monday night's bout. Carr was officiating the bout and Mobley and Fields took issue with him when a decision went against them.' . . \Ji Carr and Fields .swapped a 'few blows during that match but a free r . tor-all was averted. After the matc}T Fields asked for a hooking against i Oarver. who frequently runs hit trouble in the first Inning, got through that frame yesterday without damage, but in the third, with 1 two men nut. Bobby Avila singled and Harry Simpson homered. Al R<»en and Luke Easter hit homers in the same inning to tie the major ^ lerteup record of surre.^sive four-b.ig- i Rcrs in one frame. i Tho fifth Cleveland run came | from Ihe bat of Avila in the seventh. | Mike Garcia held the Browns lo I seven hit, 1 ;. | Thr Cardinals face Ihe Cincinnati I Rods at Sportsman's Park and the '- Browns are ill action against the I Detroit Tigers in holiday twinbills I today. 22 Horses Race For Rich Stakes CHICAGO. Sept. 3. (AP>— A Jammed field of 22 thoroughbreds, led j by favorite Brandywine Stable's Gray Streak, Cochise. was ready today for the richest mile race of all lime—the $160,650 Washington Pork handicap. If all 22 start in the finale of the i Homewood Track meeting, the race will gross $160.650 and the winner will receive SI 15.450. second place is worth $25.000 and third 513,500. The Labor Day crowd of 30,000 is expected to make Cochise, winner of four 1951 handicaps, including the ! $140.000 Arlington Park handicap] July 28. the favorite. 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