The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1939 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX • RE05; EUTHE Cincinnati Upset By Rookies; Yanks Have 16j Game Lead By OEOROE KITWSEY ' United Press Staff Ccriesiiomleat N,EW YORK, Sept. 8.-When better ways to lose ball games nrc figured out, the Cincinnati Reds will be. the boys who'll do It. It looks like they refuse to put on a spurt and clinch the National League ting so everybody can settle back and gee ready for the World Series, At the rate the netls nre traveling they'll come down to the Wcrld Series just another of those tired, jittery National League champions with not much lelt to hurl nt the rnfghty Yankees. Two rookies, fresh from the minors, played the leading voles In helping (lie Reds beat themselves yesterday. Bob Elliott and Maurice Van Rouays, a pair of outfielders from the International League, made seven hits between diem nnd drove In fair rims as the Reds bowed. &-1, In U innings to Hie Pittsburgh Pirates. Elliott's double and Van Robays' double in (he ninth gave tlie Pirates Hie run that tied the score, C-C. Van Tlo' bays singled home the tying run again., m the 11th after the Reds liad.SKral In their halt, and then Elliott scored the winning tally when Outfielder Gamble fumbled the ball. • The Reds had n 5-0 lead going into the last of the fifth, hut tossed It, away. It was the fourth straight extra-inning game tor the Rhlnelantlers, who can't keep their minds off the pennant nnd en the ball game they are playing that day. The Cardinals trimmed the Reds' lead to 4(,<; games when they beat the Cubs, 4-2, in 10 Innings. Feature of the game wns Gabby Hnrt- nett's cracking the major league .catching record by appearing be- hind'Hie bat In his 1,727th game. Ray Sfhalk, who held the previous mark, presented him with a scroll _ signed by 2,500 fans. Bill Lee's three base error on Slaughter's top to the bsx started the Cards' winning rally in the 10th. . Happing Carl Hubbell for four hils in the ninth, the Bees came from' behind to beat the Giants, 4-3. Kmik Damiing dropped a throw with the bases loaded, which permitted, the .winning run to come in. Tlie Yankees Increased their lead to IG'i games by beating the Red Sox. 5-2. Tlie White Sox moved up within two games of tlie Red Sox by taking n twin bill from the Browns, 8-4 . and 11-4. Hal Trosky banged out four hits, including his 24lh homer, to lead Cleveland to victory over the Tigers, 9-8. Hank Grcenbcrgr hit homers Nos. 26 and 2T. Ken Chase pitched Washington to n 10-1 victory over !he Alii- leties. ,. . • ••"'|f| '#'«.« .Yesterday's hero—Gabby Hart- nelt, Cubs' pilot who caught Ills Chicks Complete First Week Of Football Preparations 1,727th game to set 1 a league record, new major Today'r Games Southern T.caguc Memphis at Knoxvllle, two. New Orleans at Atlanta. Birmingham nt Chattanooga. .Little Rock nt Nashville. National League Nevr York at Bcstou. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. St. Louis at Chicago. ' Philadelphia at Brooklyn, two-. American League Cleveland at St. Louis. Washington at Philadelphia. Bcston at New York. Only games scheduled. This rich-bodied \pK o ne •' \(or,a (of of folks,. f. p. vouarsEN, PrejiVent I'can name for you hundreds of people •who simply won't use thinwhisky since ihey have taMcd our rich bodied Bourbon whisky. It's full of flavor and mellow... adds greatly to mixed drinks.;;mighty smooth taken straight; 99 ; KENTUCKY STRAIGHT i BOURBON WHISKY *sHSS5J Il ' s Vii*y b s y cor » «w —90 proof THE K.TAYLOR DISTILLING CO. ' The K Tushr'.D'aUnSif Co., Inc. it tn Imltptnlcat distiU^rf. Its -brands are tctiiltTti Injhe U. 3. 'Patrnl Otllet, ami Hitter It ytar r [fj 'bfanils : 'Siv<" «n» folim-fllch ftlih' any nthur distillery. BY J. P. FRIEND The Blytheville Clitcks complete (heir first week of drills this iifti'r- noon and have only two more ac< tiial (Jays of hard work remaining before they open the season against Prescott next, Friday night at Haley Field. Watching tile tribe twice doily a: they clicked through their maiicu vt'is I have hem Impressed with the following discoveries: 0) Tho team as n whole appears to be much farther advanced physically than nt the same lime last (2) The old vanguard, thnt Is the older members of the sqund, is setting a blistering pace lor Die younger group nml rookies U) low. <3) There seems to bt> a definite seriousness prevalent, rather than n haphazard, slipshod, half way method cf doing things. Head Conch Joe Dildy anil his lieutenants, Mitchell Best, backfield coach, and John Ed James. Junior mentor, have been blessed with excellent weather and have tiled to make Die best of their opportunities lest the weather mini should suddenly huve n change of heart. The boys 'have been driven at 11 steady, but not too hard n pace, and the results have been startling. There is n briskness hi their actions, Indicative of np- j preaching peak of physical perfection which the coaches have been trying to attain. Once thnt Is reached the training .schedule can be altered so as to keep In shape nnd gel the most out of their work. It has been ninas'.liig the way Caplnln Danny Warrlngton, veteran end; Alternate Captain Bill Godwin, sterling center, nnd Alvin "Man Moiinlaln" Justice, hard working and efficient tackle, have tnkcn the Initiative In the drills. Minus the fear of n recurrence to his once Injured hip Danny has already surpassed the physical and menial condition of last year -mid appears headed for a grcnt year, the greatest of (he four. Godwin, possessor of few bad hnbils, always remains in shape. But this Fall lie appears to have trimmed finer than usual and, barring Injury, should reiain all-state honors received last year, along with his captain.- For :hc past two years Justice has been burdened with an oversupply "of weight. But n hard summer's work, plus some digging In this week has trimmed him down to 190 pounds. His pro-season work lias been of the highest order, too. One of the most conscientious members of the squad is Eugene Hood, blocking tack;- who possibly may be assigned the task of lalllng the plays and directing the team' 1 play, it was learned from reliable .sources that Gene has studied the Chick plays sill summer, scouted anil rend everything he could find en football strategy nnd handling n lenui. He, loo, is in perfect shape, has added some needed poundage so helpful to n jlocker, and Is ceiinhi to help the ocnl cause no little. He is one of the best defensive members of the outfit. There are others of the older group who have been bearing down, nidi (is Howell Alley, Raymond BlekcrsUilT, Hugh "Tex" Harberl, and others. There has been little horse play during the drills. Thnt doesn't mean the youngsters haven't been getting fun out of the work. For they have, but they have Imd their hands so full they have had little time to think about cutting up, The addition of Coach Jnmcs had taken a- burden orr Dilily, and llic-n too, Slnnnu Culchen. who coached the Juniors yenr before last, has also taken a group. especially the ends. Dildy 1ms c:nniiMl his attention to the Ime.s- mcn, minus the terminals. Best nnd James have taken over the backs, Every minute of the sessions have been rterm!U>)y assigned. and evoiy one on hand has n specific, job all tlie lime. A few are sill) ailing. Johnson Blackwell, counted on io give Cap- Warrlngton • some relief at , TABR? couftnsfc NEWS Hopkc, Has Large Squad; Ten Games Are On Schedule right end, has a badly heel. Pat Chilman, prominent first string guard candidate, had bruked leg. Paul "Ducky" Blackwood, fullback, received a blow in the back of his left leg that 1ms given much pain. There arc others suffering from lesser nches but nV are expected to be eliminated within n day or so, with the possible exception of Blackwell who hn.s been unable to do any work foi three days and hasn't even don- tied a monkey suit. BASEBALL STANDINGS Snullimi league W Nashville ............. 33 f.. Pet. GG .551 .555 .551 80 01 .541 05 (jfi Clmttnnoojjfi Memphis Atlanta ............ t Knoxvlllc ........... little Rock ......... Birmingham ........ New Orleans ......... 51 89 18 10 83 81 ,527 .449 .427 ,330 National League W. I,. Pet. Cincinnati St. LOUls 72 Brooklyn G5 New York C4 Pittsburgh 50 Boston 57 Plllludolplilii 41 .G08 .571 71 CO 542 .520 .512 .-158 .449 .328 League W. New York D3 Dcslon :.. 7fi Chicago 74 Cleveland 09 Detroit CD Washington 59 38 54 51 CO 62 7,1 Philadelphia 45 84 SI...Louis 35 92 Pet. .710 .585 .535 .527 .'M .349 .270 Yesterday's Results Southern League Knoxvlllc 13-4. Memphis 5-3. Chattanooga 7, Birmingham 3. Little Rock 9. Nnshville 7. Atlanta 13, New Orleans'4. National League Boston 4, New York 3. Pittsburgh 8, Cincinnati 7 Innings). m St. Louis 4, Chicago 2 do Innings). Only games. American League New York 5, Boston 2. Washington 10. Philadelphia 1. Chicago 8. St. Louis 4. Cleveland 0. Detroit 8. That bold, broguish, ir of distinction .— marks these Crosby Square Shoes for your Fall wardrob'e Here ate slices that might have come 'from the English moors, authentic fashions bespeaking your good taste. With the he.-ivy details and smart comfort of the costly custom-made shoes from which they were reproduced. Unfit of choicest leathers to serve yon handsomely and long. Look over our wide sc- lection and make your choice today. • As advcrfiicd In fsqulrc and The Saturday Cvtnlng Po»t As usual the newest is at MEAD'S CAUUTllEnSVlLLE, Mo Ken* '•7i CoiU 'il Jflek " 0|)ko of the Ca- nithersvllle high school-stated yesterday that he had issued mil- forms to 43 aspirants for the 103!) Tiger football team. Of tills number, only seven are loltcvmen from last year's squad, and O f u, ? c ev en, only three were regulars la«t year. The Tigers last year was the only team south of SI, Loui., w j,i c i, was undefeated, nnd played to a He with Charleston in a postseason game for the Southeast Missouri championship,- nlthowh Ilicy had previously defeated Charleston. The seven lettermen back thi year are: Bob Mick, tackle- Pat Neal, guard; Elmer Murphy cm nil regulars last year, and ten! members Donald George, ccniei Bobby Green, nnd Grow Lnficr ty. guards; nml Red Crawfori back. The annual All-star game be Iwecn the Tigers nnd members o former teams will be held Sept 22, Coach Hopkc said yesterdnj Conference games this year an with East Prairie, Portngcville Dexter and Kemiett. Two game arc scheduled with East Prairie but only the one on Nov. 10 vvl! count as n conference game. o. the ten games on (ho schedule only five will l« played nt home otic ot these being the AH-Slar game. The schedule fc as follows' Sept. 22—Ali-Stat game, here Sept. 2fl—Poplar Bluff, here. Oct. 6—Porlagevllle, there. Oct. 13—Bast Prairie, there. Oct. 20—Sikeston, there. Oct. 27—Dexter, here. Nov. 3— Charleston, there. Nov. 10—East Prairie, here. Nov. 17—cliaffce, here. Tha nk.-Sg i v 1 ng—K en ne tti, Uhere. :'ouv Teams In Rough And Tumble Fight For Flag By Unltcil Press '• The most cockeyed race In Scuthcrn Association history nchred 'Is close lorlay with four clubs cn- ;aged in a rough-and-tumble rush far tlie pennant. A couple of second division sis- .crs pasted double-defeats en the Nashville Vols and the Memphis thicks yesterday and in the resul- ant shuffle the third-place Clial- tanoogn Lookouts shot to the to by two percentage.points. The A lahta Cracker.s drew to within game nnd « half of the top a though (hey remained in fourl place back of Memphis, which w only two pohita io the roar < Nnshville, Tlie last series of the season b< gins tomorrow and cuds Sunda and It may take Roger Babscn an a Gallup poll to decide the ull mute winner. The Imrd-clouling tfnoxvllle smo ktcs and the giant-killing Lilt Rock Travelers gummed up u works Thursday. The fimoklr slaughtered the Chicks 13 to 5 i the first game with a 15-hlt nt tack en Carl Doyle nnd Fran Vovertea. They made it a. double *ln by tallying In the final fram of the nightcap after Memph d rallied strong to lie the scon The final count was 4 to 3. The Pebbles spilled the Vols twice 0 to 7 nnd 4 to ). A sevcn-nu rally In the fciirth liming spc)!e< victory for mile Roek In th opener and Hank Harris' four-hl pitching did the trick In Hie night fap. The .Lookouts Beared to an Inse cure p-sltlon on top by defeating the Birmingham Barons 7 to 3 amf< the falling of the giants. With Bnai Barna pacing the attack, the Look, cuts' victory was easily achieve behind tight pitching on tin; pan of Sttt Bolen. The Atlanta Crackers, defending champions, retained a bright chance of again copping! the flag whei they walloped the .New Orleans Pelicans 13 to 4 with a 14-hlt attack Burge nml Rucker socked home runs while Clyde Smoll coasted to victory en the mound. —THE— Firestone HIGHSPEED TIRE Is a A real tire. Gum-clipped Cord, Non-Skid Tread, and 100% Cotton Construction throughout. The cost to you . . . only §1.75 pel- week when you buy on our BUDGET PLAN PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 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