The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 13, 1966 · Page 8
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:k ber for Casons ^ Short Rest Next for Legion Club BOBBY GEORGE After Winning No. 3 /1AJOR LEAGUE STANDINGS By ED HAYES Sports Editor Thirteen turned out to he the Dud Casons 1 plucky number. The Blytheville American Legion baseball club turned in its 13th straight victory Sunday afternoon, a 6-1 decision over Rector at Light Brigade Field. The Blytheville boys, with • home-run attack Saturday night, featuring a grand- slammer by Bruce Bateman, decked Paragould 22-8. The Casons have a lew day off now, with no practice until -Wednesday and a . 7:30 Thursday night game at Corning. Next home show is a twinight doublebill Friday at 5:30 against Helena. Bobby George won his third game Sunday, surviv- ing a rocky start. He didn't exactly get sharp support in the first inning when the visitors marked down their only run. Dennis Cate opened with < questionable two bagger, moved up on » grounder and scored on Bob McKeel'» pale single. George allowed only one more hit after that until the sixth when Radius Baker singled to right and Dale Parrish reached first on an infield hit. Parrish's hard knock was nailed at short on a dazzling play by Jimmy Wagner. He scooped the ball after diving for it but was unable to make the throw in time. Rector missed an opportunity to score in the third when a runner at third failed By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I NATIONAL LEAGUE : W. L. Pet. G.B. Los Angeles 34 22 .607 San Fran. .. 35 23 .603 Pittsburgh .. 32 23 .582 VA Phila ........ 31 24 .564 214 fiouston .... 31 26 .544 Stt St Louis .... 25 28 .472 7H Atlanta ..... 27 32 .458 8% Cincinnati .. 23 30 .434 9 New York.. 20 30 .400 11 Chicago .... 1? 37 .315 16 •i Saturday's Results "-Los Angeles 4, San Francisco 2 '..Pittsburgh 5, Atlanta 3 " New York 4-2, Cincinnati 0-5, Snd game 10 innings .; St. Louis 2, Philadelphia 0 " Chicago 8, Houston 2 r Sunday's Results ' Houston 8, Chicago 4 .' : San Francisco 3, Los Angeles : 9 ;• New York 3, Cincinnati 2, 11 Innings ' Philadelphia 5, St. Louis 3 - Pittsburgh 11, Atlanta 8 Today's Games - St. Louis at New York, 2 twi- .Eight ;; Atlanta at Philadelphia, 2 tvri-night , : Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, N -. Houston at Los Angeles, N .': Chicago at San Francisco Tuesday's Games ^ St. Louis at New York Atlanta at Philadelphia, N Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, N v Houston at Los Angeles, N •': Chicago at San Francisco - AMERICAN LEAGUE 'j W. L. Pet. G.B. •Cleveland .. 34 18 .654 Baltimore .. 36 20 .643 — Detroit ..... 33 21 .611 2 '"Minnesota .. 26 26 .500 8 i: California .. 27 28 .491 8V4 -Chicago .... 25 27 .481 9 'New York .. 24 28 .462 10 'Kansas City 21 31 .404 13 Washington . 23 35 .397 14 :; : Boston ...... 20 35 .364 15V4 - Saturday's Results :' New York 6, Detroit S - Minnesota 4, Chicago 3 - Cleveland 6, Washington 4 1 Boston 8, Baltimore 2 " California 4, Kansas City i, ."14 innings Sunday's Results - Minnesota 2, Chicago 1 ~ Kansas City 4, California 1 :j Cleveland 6, Washington 3 '•• Baltimore 8, Boston 1 : Detroit 7-10, New York 5-12 !.' Today's Games •; Minnesota at Kansas City, 2 r twi-night 1 California at Chicago, 2, twi- "• night ;: Washington at Detroit, N i Boston at Cleveland, N •j New York at Baltimore, N •" Tuesday's Games Minnesota at Kansas City, N ;.' California at Chicago ; Washington at Detroit, N '- Boston at Cleveland, twilight I New York at Baltimore, N MINORS— i; TEXAS LEAGUE - By The Associated Press ~ W. L. Pet G.B. ~ Amarillo .... 35 22 .614 '.Albuquerque. 31 26 .544 4 ': ARKANSAS . 30 27 .526 5 « El Paso ..... 27 29 .482 7H H Austin ...... 23 3» .418 11 :Dal-FW ..... 23 33 .411 IWt I Sunday's Results ;' Albuquerque 9-2, Amarillo (-1 I ARKANSAS S, El Pt» 4, 17 .-, Innings £ Austin at D*lU$-Fort Worth, £ postponed, nin ' ""''•• The View from Hen ED HAYES Get Up and Go HE STUFFED A FISTFUL OF TOBACCO IN HIS MOUTH. I can't say if it was the first time for the Blytheville teenager but.he couldn't have been very experienced atit. Playing for the Courier News Softball team in the YMCA slow-pitch league, he arrived at the diamond on the Randall Company lot Friday night full of the ole jinegar, ready for another gay adventure. The young man wouldn't say if he swallowed some of the juice or shreds of the tobacco itself but by the second inning he was staggering and wondering why they were playing with two softballs instead of one. In the top of the third inning he turned gray. In the bottom half he was green. Green means go but that's one thing he couldn t do. He couldn't get up, either. By the time the blurry fourth inning came along, he was stretched out like a stuffed eagle. * * * • Golf Dates MARGERY HALE, DOT GERMAIN AND MRS. DALE Dunlap of Blytheville, in the qualifying round of the Trans- Mississippi golf show in Fort Smith today, have important dates next week also. Margery and Mrs. Dunlap are entered to the women s state golf tournament at Cherokee Village . . . while Dot has her eye on the intercollegiate crown at Columbus, hoping to win what her mother did a few years ago. Tasker Moves TASKER RODMAN, FORMER LEACHVILLE HIGH basketball player, has moved his model racing emporium to Osceola. , He has » much better location than he had here ana should do much better-although he probably won't be around to see it for awhile. He enlisted in the Air Force and is due to leave later this month. Howard Powell, once a basketball manager at Leacn- ville has signed on to manage the store. 22 Last Year BLYTHEVILLE'S UNBEATEN AMERICAN LEGION team has pushed its streak to IS. Best streak of triumphs the Dud Casons had last year •was 22 but at the tailend of the season. The Blytheville team is made up of players from the area. Rector, which appeared here Sunday, restricts its personnel strictly from Rector High, explained Jesse Bucy the coach. The Rector group played only its second Legion gam* of the year yesterday ... and both were losses ... but this is the same group that won th« high school district championship. * * * Luscious Luke LUKE GRAHAM IS A GRUMPY GUY WHO WRESTLES for a living. . , , . He is lined up to work in the preliminary at Legion Arena Tuesday night. The 260-pounder doesn't need any outside prodding but if fans want to hit his unfunny bone all they have to do is show him him one of the advertising posters placed around town. Luke is listed as a lady wrestler. to tag up in time after a blast to left field. He might not have crossed, anyway, beause Ron Beard made a firm throw. George moved to third base in the seventh and Eddie Career, another right bander, completed the game. Carner put himself in lukewarm water in the ninth. After the first two swingers went down, Gale Parrish singled and pinch-hitter Gib Gilt was knicked with a pitch but the last batted sailed to Searcy Mears in right. The Blytheville boys never semeed to be in any serious trouble but on a blistering afternoon they were not quite as spirited as they have been. Beard was ahead of the nine-hit attack off McKeel with three singles. Mears, who finally came up with a hot bat Saturday night, continued his good work with a single and double. Stan Williams doubled in the seventh. Bateman, Wagner and Sam Singleton singled. * * * Bateman, Singleton and Ronnie Yarbrough homered for the Dud Casons Saturday night in Paragould's cozy enclosure. Yarbrough, who seems to have a thing about not hitting on Sunday, poked his on top of the school building, a homer in any park around. The blast followed Singleton's in the first inning when the Casons scored four runs. They had a picnic in the seventh, sending 17 batters to the plate and scoring 13 times. Mercifully, they didn't score any more after that. The marathon inning was capped by Bateman's four- bagger with the bases loaded. * * * Yarbrough, Bateman and Mears had four hits each. Beard bashed three and Singleton a pair. Dwight Williams used 17 players. This was a complete surprise to the skipper because he went into the game fretting about his pitching. Walt Hampton, back from Boys State, was the winning pitcher. Once he got past the first batter he did fine until fifth. , Franklin Williams, Pwight's nephew, was the first batter up in the game for Paragould and he 1 parked one of' Hampton's fat •lllllllllllllllllllllllllUDIIHIIilillllllllllllllllllllllinillllllllli on es over the fence. COURIER NEWS BATOEDAY, JUNE 11. 19M PAGE EIGHT Jerry McLaughlin, who shutout West Memphis Friday night, aided Hampton and Bateman aided McLaughlin. McLaughlin, appearing in the fourth after Paragould scored four runs, picked the runner off first to end the trouble. Charlie Baxter tagged three hits for Paraguold. Dwight Williams tried to softpedal the number of straight wins his undefeated club had posted Sunday afternoon. He's still experimenting, slill trying to give all the work he can to as many as he can. "But, ht said, "we're going to win •» many games as we can, too, I guarantee you that." J2om/J3 i SATURDAY Blytheville 401 022 130-2J » 1 • faragoiild 100 040 021- 8 11 I Blytheville — Hampton, Me- taughlln (5). Batenmn (8): Singleton, Llttrell and «»«>«• . Paragmild-Murphy. Ash ' t " :( LlJ )> - Slilnn (7); and Kecicllck. WP— , Hampton. W—MutphJ. SUNDAY Rector .... 100 000 000—1 • f Bljthovlllf 103 000 02K-6 92 Rector—McKeel and Smith. • Blytheville—B. George and Carner (7); and Singleton. WP- Ceorse. Umpires—Jimmy CM »nd Jim Stone. Official icor«-.. Keeper—Paul Human. •. piniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniitiiiiiiii! All-Stars i LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Little Rock Central, Fort Smith Southside and Mountain Home landed two players each on the Ar- tansas high school all-star has- tetball teams. Central, the Class AAA state chmpion, placed rticky Tanne- >erg«r and Mike Pyron on the Sast squad while the West team ncluded Vernie Harris and Danny Keeter of Class AA champion Mountain Home and Jim Files and Dave Tanner of Southside. The teams for the mid-sum mer basketball game were announced Saturday by the Arkansas High School Coaches Association. Completing the West's 15- man squad were George Stasick of Hot Springs, Steve Walters of Springdale, Terry Denniston of Harrison, Johnny Perrymar of Lavaca, Richard Wagner ol Waldron, John Gross of For' Smith St. Anne's, Robert Me Kenzie of White Hall, Paul Brown of Cedarville, Dale Tabor of Pyatt, Harold Givens if Altheimer and James Clawson of Pleasant View. * * * Joining the Central stars on the East squad were Mack Me Alister of Jonesboro, Bobby Vint of North Little Rock, Bobby Smalling of .Paragould Wayne Cruthis of Stuttgart Lynn Welker of Leachville Liles Henry of Scarcy, Allan Pruett A Rector, Boh Black o Corning, Stan Lockhart of Augusta, Shannon Pace of Drew Central, Mike Cudd of Marma duke, Dwayne Nash of Green brier and Jerry Ashcraft o Grady. « Albuquerque it Amarilto 11 Austin tt Dallas-Fort Worth !i . 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