Mexico Ledger from Mexico, Missouri on July 25, 1949 · Page 7
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Ramblers Leave 14 On Base ToBowToChillicothe9-7 •a? W- <•-;••' ':.-. '" •" '-..-• ••.••• Indians Take 5-2 Lead At ond Inning; Shut Off Rally In Ninth Indians Collect 12 Hits To Ramblers' 10; Weber Stars At Plate For Mexico With Triple, Double, Single Mexico's Ramblers lost their 10 hits from the combined efforts Cubs Bow To Wellston Pirates 6-2 fifth: start of the Central Missouri Bfcn Johnson season second half the hard :way, leaving 14 men on base,.to-go down to a 9-7 defeat before the Chillicothe Indians yesterday tat Fairground Park. .•Though defeated, manager Charlie :Feeht's Ramblers turned in .their best extra-base hit performance of the season, with Skeet Weber, Pres Shepherd and Don Isgrig' accounting for long hits. Weber getting three hits out of six trips accounted for a triple a double and a single and scored two runs for the Mex- icoans. Bill Waddington registered the'best percentage with two singles for three times up. Manager Lloyd Machholz's Indians bounced to an .early lead with three runs in the first of the first. The visitors scored on two walks by Rambler hurler Don Isgrig and two singles that crossed second baseman Vern Smith, third sacker Don Smart and centerfield Jack Patchett. Mexico retaliated •with one-tally by Weber, who singled and was driven home by Bill Waddington's single. : The Indians added two more runs in the second, when Pat- chetl's double drove in Vern Smith and pitcher Dick Mundell. Mexico came back with one run when Joe -Moore walked, and scored all the way from first with a sliding finish on Don Isgrig's double. ?The Ramblers started t6 narrow the gap in the fourth, after the visitors scored another run. |jloore-singled to right, Jim Shep- fierd reached first on being hit by a .pitched bail, and Preston Shepherd-drove them both home with a smashing double to right center, making the score 6-4, Chil- licpthe. . Chuck Newton relieved Isgrig on the mound for the Ramblers in the fifth, and the Indians added two more runs on an error and two singles. Mexico collected one run in the bottom of the fifth, when rightfielder Glenny Lawrence was hit by the pitcher and driven home by Weber's clean double to centerfield. Jennings relieved Mundell on the hill for the Indians in this inning, Mundell moving to right field. . The Indians tallied again in the eighth to bring the score to -9-5. In the bottom of the ninth, Mexico started a rally when Lawrence walked, and was bat- -ted in by Don Prater, pinch-hitting for Newton, when the play , was made at first. Weber hit -a long triple to left center and scored on Jim Shepherd's second clean single of the day with two men out. The rally was cut short, however, when Preston Shepherd grounded out to the second baseman, and.the game ended Chillicothe, 9-7. Vernon Smith, Indian second .baseman, was given the heave-ho from the park in the eighth inning with two strikes on him, after a heated argument over the .second called strike with umpire Hubert Hassler. He was replaced by Ken Saale. •t Though the Ramblers garnered of Mundell and Jennings, power failed in the clinches. The left-on- ba'se count by innnings reads 2, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 1, 0, 1, to total 14 men left. Chillicothe had six left on On Warpath Chillicothe Smith, 2b .3 3 xSaale, 2b 1 0 Smart, 3b 4 1 Patchett, cf 5 1 Frederking, Ib 5 0 Schumn, If 5 1 Swagerty, rf 3 0 Melte, ss 3 0 Stewart, c 4 1 Mundell, p, rf 3 1 AB R H PO A Jennings, p 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 111 2 2 0 Totals 38 9 12 27 11 xReplaced Smith in Sth. xxReplaced Mundell in Sth. . Mexico AB R H PO A Weber, 3b 6 2 3 0 5 J< Shepherd, cf ...5 1 2 1 0 P. Shepherd, c 5 0183 Waddington, ss .. .3 0 2 2 2 Nichols, Ib 5 0 0 9 0 Van Ness, 2b 3 0 0 5 0 Lawrence, rf 3 2000 Moore, If 4 2 1 2 0 Isgrig, p 2 0 1 0 0 zNewton, p 0 0 0 0 1 zzPrater, ph 10 0 0 0 Totals 37 7 10 27 11 zReplaced Isgrig in Sth. zzBatted for Newton in 9th. Innings 12345678 9—T Chillicothe 32012001 0—9 Mexico ... 11021000 2—7 Errors: Mundell; Van Ness, Weber, Waddington. Runs batted in: Patchett (4), Frederking, MundeH (2); P. Shepherd (21, J. Shepherd, Waddington, Isgrig, Weber, Prater. Two-base hits: Patchett; Weber, P. Shepherd, Isgrig. Three-base hits: Weber. Stolen bases: Smith, Schumn; J. Shepherd, Waddington, Lawrence (2). Left on bases: Chillicothe 6, Mexico 14. Bases on balls: off Mundell 3; off Jennings 6; off Isgrig 3; off Newton 1. Strike-outs: by Mundell 6, by Jennings 4; by Isgrig 2, by Newton 6. Hits off: Mundell 6 for 5 runs in 4 2/3 innings; Jennings 3 for 2 runs in 4 1/3 innings; Isgrig 6 for 6 runs in 4 innings; Newton 6 for 3 runs in 5 innings. Hit by pitcher, by: Mundell (J. Shepherd); Jennings (Lawrence). Balk: Mundell. Wild pitches: Mundell. Passed balls: Stewart. Winning pitcher: Mundell. Losing pitcher: Isgrig. Jethroe Beats Ewe 11 MONTREAL (#>)—Sam Jethroe, speed demon outfielder with Brooklyn's Montreal farm team, recently turned back Barney Ewell, ex-Olympic sprinter, in a 75-yard race. Both wore baseball uniforms. Jethroe, former member of the Cleveland Buckeyes of the Negro American League, stole 41 bases in his first 69 games with the Royals. The New York Yankees have not been out of the first division since 1925, and only once in that period did they finish fourth. Fishermen really go for the Nash Airflyte! They like the Twin Bed arrangement, huge luggage compartment, increased road clearance, 500- rniles-berween-fuelings economy (in the Nash "600" at average highway speed). Their wives like the smart style inside and outside, the lux- ' urious comfort, the one-piece, curved windshield on all models, the Weather Eye Conditioned Air System. Call us to arrange for an Airflyta ride, soon in "America's most modem motor car." IN TWO GREAT SERIES: THE NASH AMBASSADOR AND NASH "600" FRANK N. PEARL CO. 310 W. MONROE MEXICO, MO. Cub Threats In Fourth And Sixth Nipped By Visitors By JOHN PHILLIPS Wasting many opportunities, he Mexico Cubs dropped a 6-2 de- ision to the Wellston Pirates yesterday afternoon at Jolley Field. The combined pitching of Fry ind M. Wilkerson allowed only •ight hits in the tussle, but three if them were bunched in the ourth inning when Wellston scor- d three runs to take a lead they never relinquished. The Cubs picked up a run in the sixth on two successive doubles by G. Brooks and H. Rowlin. The Cubs also threatened in the fourth with one out, when A. Johnson walked and H. Rowlin singled, but both were left stranded when C. Gould grounded out and 'Vance struck to end the inning. The Cubs meet the Kansas City Vtohawks next Sunday at Jolley Field. The box score: Wellston AB R Owens, 3b 4 2 Martin, cf 4 0 Rounds, Ib 4 0 looper, c - 3 1 iarris, ss 4 1 \ichard, rf 4 0 Baker, 2b 4 0 Brankley, If 3 1 "5. Cooper, p 2 0 loach, p 2 1 Totals 34 6 8 texico AB R H '. Vanes, cf 3 0 0 . Lue, 2b 4 0 0 3. Brooks, c 3 1 1 A. Johnson, 3b 3 1 0 H. Rowlin, If 4 0 2 C. Gould, ss 4 0 0 . Gould, rf 3 0 1 V. Vance, Ib 1 0 0 Fry, p, Ib 3 0 0 M. Wilkerson, p 1 0 0 Totals 28 2 4 Gambler Second-Half •/ome Game Schedule CLIP AND SAVE Sunday, July 31—Sedalia Sunday, August 7—Boonville Sunday, August 14—Columbia Snake In the Grass LEWISTOWN, Mont. (/P) — Montana Rancher Martin Norman said he had the shakes after his experience with a rattlesnake: Norman an* Ted Langford were out trailing cattle in the Missouri brakes near here. They stopped for a rest and stretched out n the grass to cool off. A noise attracted their attention and when they looked up, there was a •attlcsnake between them. Norman rolled out of the snake's range, but Langford froze and lay still. The rattler slithered up to ^angford, looked him over and :urned and went away. Journey for Shirley Shirley May France, 16-year-old schoolgirl from Somerset, Mass., hugs her father and mother before sailing for Europe, where she will try to swim the English Channel. If she makes it, she will be the youngest person to have succeeded. Her dad, J. Walter France, former distance swimmer, is accompanying her on the trip. — (NEA Telephoto). 18-Year-Old In 13 Hour Try At Channel DOVER, England, July 25. (/P)— Philip Mickman, 18 - year - old grammar school boy from Wakefield, England, failed yesterday to swim the English ChanneJ. Mickman swam stoutly for 13 hours in the treacherous waters before becoming exhausted. He tried the channel last year, but failed. Water and weather conditions were ideal when he left the French coast at Cape Gris Nez yesterday morning. When he was within a few miles from Dover, he was pulled into the motor boat accompanying him. The channel is 19 miles wide between Cape Gris Nez and Dover. Cars Lock Wheels, Two Racers Die BEDFORD, Ind., July 25. OP)— Two race car drivers were injured fatally yesterday in a spectacular crash before more than '5000 persons at the half-mile speedway at Salem, Ind., 30 miles southeast of here. The dead were veteran drivers Tommy Mattson, 32, of Wilmington, Del., and Chick Barbo, .33, of Seattle, Wash. Barbo was dead on arrival at the Memorial Hospital here. Mattson died 25 minutes later. . i; ' Their big Offenhauser racers locked wheels at the start of the afternoon's third elimination heat. The cars spun high into the air off the banked asphalt track and landed on top of three automobiles 150 feet away. The race cars were demolished but did not burn. No spectators were injured. The two drivers were thrown from the wreckage. Earlier, Mel Hansen of Los Angeles set an American Automobile Association qualification record of 20:83 seconds for the half- mile track. The old record of 21:58 was hold by the late Ted Horn, killed in a race a year ago at Du Quoin, 111. Ledger Comics Are The 11 Best Nemos Bow To tannibal t temosll-3 Locals Blow 3-2 Fifth Inning Lead, Visitors Rally Mexico's Nemos blew a 3-2 fifth nning lead to bow to the Hanni- al Nemos 11-3 at Fairground 'ark Sunday. The game, second match of a oubleheader that also featured le Ban Johnson Ramblers losing o Chillicothe B.J.'s, was an all- mportant clash in the Northeast Vlissouri League. Mexico and Hannibal were tied for first place n the league standings, with hree losses each. Sunday's victory by Hannibal uts the Hannibal nine in undis- iuted possession of first place, nd drops Mexico into a tie with he Martinsburg Nemos, who also iave four losses. 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Birds, Dodgers End Series With 4-4 Tie Northey's Double In Sixth Overcomes 3-1 Brooklyn Lead The Cardinal-Dodger fourth and final game of their series ended in a 4-4 tie at Ebbetts Field in Brooklyn today, after Ron Northey's double in the sixth put the Redbirds ahead 4-3, and Hermansky homered to tie it up again in the bottom of the sixth. Playing with a 4:00 p. m. (Brooklyn time) limit on -the game, the tie was called after each team failed to score in the seventh, eighth, and ninth innings. Double plays in the last of the seventh and the last of the eighth took the heat off Redbird reliefer Al Brazle, with men on base each time. The tie gives the Cards first place in the National League standings, still half-a-game in front of the Dodgers. More than 27,000 vociferous fans witnessed the last of the four-game series at Brooklyn. The score by innings: Cardinals ...100 003 000 Brooklyn 002 101 000 BROOKLYN, July 25. (IP)— The St. Louis Cardinals took over first place in the National league from the Brooklyn Dodgers yesterday and made no bones about it, tro\>ncing the Dodgers, 14 to 1. The victory was the Cards third straight over the Dodgers in the 4-game series that ends today and gave them a half game lead. Stan Musial paced the 16-hit Card bombardment with a homer, triple, double and single. The Cards teed off on Don Newcombe and Paul Minner for five straight hits and four runs in the first inning and were never headed. The rampaging Red Birds sewed up the decision with a 6- run blast in the third against Minner and Carl Erskine. Lefty Howie Pollet breezed to his thirteenth victory. Pollet allowed the Dodgers only eight hits and fanned five. Every Card collected at least one hit with the exception of Joe Garagiola and Tommy Glaviano and all but Chuck Diering, Marty Marion and Glaviano scored at least one run. Red Schoendienst and Lou Klein singled in succession to start the ball game. Schoendienst scored the first run on a wild Mexico (Mo.) Evening Ledger SPORTS Page 7—Mon., July 25, 1949 Monarchs Drop Doubleheader To Chi Giants KANSAS CITY, July 25. — The Kansas City Monarchs dropped their first double header of the season in Blues stadium yesterday afternoon before 5,609 paid fans when the Chicago American Giants walked off with the honors by scores of 8 to 2 and 9 to 5 in the Negro American league. Jim LaMarque and Gentry Jessup were hooked up in a duel. in the opener until the Giants exploded for six runs in the eighth frame. Chicago clinched the nightcap early when it took adavtnage of Gene Collins' wildness in the opening inning and scored four runs on four free tickets, an error and a single by Shortstop McNeal, Collins was replaced in the second by Mel Duncan and Frank Barnes hurled the last two innings for the home club. A Monarch threat in the ninth was halted when Willard Brown was fanned by Reliefer Lefty McKinnis and Gene Baker grounded out to short with the bases loaded. Bob Thurman and Len Hunt collected seven of the Monarch twelve safeties in the afterpiece. Thurman got a single, double and triple, while Hunt made his debut an auspicious 'one by getting four successive singles and drove in two runs. pitch. Musial then belted a tremendous triple to knock out Newcombe. Enos Slaughter greeted Minner with a single and Ron Northey followed with a double before Glen Nelson popped up for the first out. Musial slapped a single during the Cards' 6-run third inning flareup, belted his eighteenth homer in the fifth with the bases empty and completed his cycle with a double in the seventh. He walked in the ninth. Until they fell to last place in 1948, the Chicago Cubs had only once finished in the National League Cellar. "Admission fees were first charged in 1922 for the U. S. Open and 15,037 paid to see Gene Sarazen's first victory. Major League Standings AMERICAN LEAGUE L. Pet. 32 36 41 43 44 52 53 59 .640 .596 .544 .533 .522 .429 .391 .344 Club W. New York 57 Cleveland 53 Boston 49 Philadelphia 49 Detroit 48 Chicago 39 Washington 34 BROWNS 31 YESTERDAY'S RESULTS- Browns, 9-4; Boston, 8-8. Philadelphia, 7-6; Chicago, 2-4. Cleveland, 7-5; Washington, 5-2. New York, 6; Detroit, 3. TODAY'S SCHEDULE Cleveland at New York, night. Only game scheduled. NATIONAL. LEAGUE Club \V. L. CARDS 54 36 Brooklyn 53 36 Boston 48 Philadelphia 47 New York 44 Pittsburgh 43 Cincinnati 36 Chicago 35 YESTERDAY'S KESULTS Cardinals, 14; Brooklyn, 1. Chicago, 5-6; New York, 3-1. Cincinnati, 10-4; Philadelphia, 1-3. Pittsburgh, 4-7; Boston, 3-6. TODAY'S SCHEDULE Cardinals at Brooklyn. Only game scheduled. Only Bobby Jones (1926, 1930) and Gene Sarazen (1932) have won the U. S. and British open golf titles in the same year. 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