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PAGE SIX BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1D49 Amazing Nats Trounce Tigers 11-1 for Ninth Straight; Spahn Blanks Cards 7-0 on Three Hits By Jack Hand I (Associated Press Sl'orls Writer) ' Joe.Kuhel, the amateur (?) magician who manages Wnshmglon, just pulled a ninth rabbit out or his hut. • Nine straight wins by any Washington club, especially U'c lark lustre 1949 version, calls for ail explosive inlxUire of voodoo charms ami bluck magic, Mr.- Kuhe) must be a pro. h Kuhel's sagging Senators started vest ori their first road trip, 10 days- ago eight games telow .500. They had won only three of 14. Two straight al Chicago, three more lu. St. Ixjuis anrl three more over Cleveland, two by shutouts, brought them to Detroit for No. 0 yesterday, They hope to leave De- HOW THEY STAND NATIONAL l.KAUVK - W. York 13 L. Boston New York Cleveland troit tonight with 10 in a row. Brooklyn Indians Down Yanks Cincinnati There were days \vlicn Washing-1 Philadelphia ton had a tough lime hitting the PiUxlmrgli ball out of the Infield. Not now St. Louis They slhllelaghcd Detroit. 11-1 ves- . Chicago terd'ay with a five-run first inning | AMDUJCAN against Stubby Overmirc. Detroit had only three hits. The world champion Cleveland Indians welcomed the league-lead- i Detroit ing New York Yankees. The trine ! «;tshin>;lo: won a 3-2 game before 81,112 chilled ""-"'•" by admiring customers. Bob Portertiolrl of the Yanks lost (ils own game when he uncorked a wild pitch In Ihc seventh, permitting Dale Mitchell to FCOVC I her winning run. The Boston Red Sox were out- scrambled by Chicago. 12-8. Thn White Sox tier! an American league j record by scorinr in' every Inning ; with an assortment of 15 hits, fivj | Nashville . walks, a wild pitch, balk and four [ Chattanooga 0 10 10 12 12 .... 8 11 .... 8 11 I.KAUUK 13 11 10 10 10 Cbicayo ! Philadelphia Boston St. Louis .. Atlanta New Orleans Birmingham . .. .Mobile Little Rock W . Ifl . 10 . II . 12 , n 11 . 8 . 5 errors—three by Bobby Doerr. Browns Nip .Vs Rookie Jack Graham bombarded Philadelphia's Bobby Shnntz with two doubles and a single, drivlm; in two runs and scoring two in St. Louis' 5-4 win over the A's. The clever little southpaw struck out nine Brownies but couldn't stop Graham. Warren Spahn, pitching back to his 1047 form, hurled his second shutout and fourth straight victory lor Boston, with a three-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals, 1-0. • They finally stopped the New York Giants, after seven straight wins. Cincinnati's Howie Fox did the trick, 4-2. The Reds shelled Montla Kennedy from the box in the sixth. ' Pittsburgh's rookie lefthander. Bill Werle. survived a ninth-inning rjprlsing by Brooklyn to win a 5-3 decision. Chicago ended Ken Heintzelman's lour-straight win streak by coming from behind to nip the Phillies. 4-3. Memphis Pet .61Q .501 .524 .500 .455 .45 .421 .421 Pet .72' .588 .550 .525 .500 .418 Lange Gridders to Play Catholic Courier News Photo Shown above are members of Ihe Langc Wildcats of Hie Chickasaw Alhlctio Club's Grammar Schoo Football League who are slated to meet Catholic's Fighting Irish in their last game of the season under tin lights of Haley Field Tuesday night. Members of the team are front row ilcft to right)—Charles Wells Donald Webb. Frank Sparks. Max Porter, Bobby Sweet, Frank McDcrmott, Bud Privett, Wayne Webster Second row—Gary Allen Hardin, Eugene Stevens, D. L. Webster, Pete Baxter, Earnest Lucas, Jimmy Lloyd J. a. Prlvctt, ncrlurn Lloyd. Third row—L. W. PitzliugJi, coach, Silly May, Boh Van Hooscr, Clmrles Pcnti, Kd Rhodes, James McDcrmotl and Bobby Shelly. In league play the Wildcats have a record of no wins agams Iwo losses. Pel .B50 .640 .S71 .550 500 .474 400 .2GI Records May Tumble inSWC Trcrc'c Event Arkansas State Favored to Take AIC Track Meet Yesterday's Results AMKIIICAN LEAGUE Washington 11. Detroit 1. Chicago 12. Boston 8, St. Louis 5. Philadelphia 4. Cleveland 3. New York '-!. NATIONAL l.KAGHE Cincinnati i, Nc v York 2. Pittsburgh i, Brooklyn 3. Boston 1, St. Louis 0. Chicago 4. Philadelphia 2. State High School Golf Tourney Starts Friday • UTLE ROOK. May 12. m—The annual Arkansas high school tennis and goU tournaments will open here Friday. ; Tor the first time (here will he separate tournaments for the Big Six snd Class A conferences. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Atlanta 1, New Orleans 2. Mobile 5, Birmingham 0. Nashville 3. Little Rock 2. Memphis 1, Chattanooga 5. Today's Games AMKKICAN LEAGUE Boston at Chicago. Prnladclhia at Si. Louis (night) Washington at Detroit. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis at Boston. Cincinnati at New York. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. Chicago at Philadelphia. SOUTHEHN LEAGUE Mcnvphis at Chattanooga, night Birmingham at Mobile, night. Little Rock at Nashville, night Atlanta at New Orleans, night FAYETTEVILLK, Ark.. May 12. (iPl— Half a dozen records will be idangered In the Southwest Con- erence track and field meet here riday and Saturday. That many have been bettered or led previously this year by ath- ites mnone the 117 who will cotn- ete In the University of Arkansas tnnluin J, D. Hampton ol Tex.is A. and M., •hose school Is top-ranked for the cam chnmptonslnp. Is capable of marks In the mile and Iwo-mllc iins. He hns clipped 2.9 seconds off the lile record of 4 minutes. 20 seconds, ml has run two miles in 9 minutes, 4.6 seconds—nearly seven seconds ndcr the record. Also totterhiR is the discus t'/vow ecord of 165 feet. 2'i inches. A. fc M.'s George Kndcra hns tossed the ilatter four feet farther. Boo Walters of the University of Texas will be sunning for the high •ump record of 6 feet. T< Inches. He las cleared 6-8 3-16 this year. Another A. & M. athlele. Ray Holbrook. might break the 440-yard dash record of 47.8 seconds with just little more kick. He has tied that nrnrk. Bob Hall, also ol the Aggies, bettered the 220-yard low hurdle standard of 23 seconds by three-tenths ol H second but had the uid of n wind too strong lor records to be considered. On the basis of best performances this sprinB, the Aggies hold the winning edge in ten of the 16 events Texas holds the best marks in fou LITTLK ROCK. May 12—</!•> Arkansas Stale is favored to repeat as trnck and field champions in the annual Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference meet here tomorrow. The Indians nosed out Arkansas Tech last year and tech is expected to Rive state n run for the nnney Ouaehita and Arkansas State Teachers also are counted as strong contenders. The preliminaries are scheduled for tomorrow inonilm:, with the finals at night. The boys will he shooting for some new mnrks. Not an AIC record has been bettered since 1940. American. 1 are credited with in- ci.iln^ iced tea. events, \vlillp representatives of the two favorites have equal pcrfonu- nces in another. Rice, Southern Methodist au<l Ar tnnsns arc expected to battle fo hire! place. (6 Top Golfers Tee Off Today inGoodall Meet NEW ROCIJELLE. N.Y.. May —(fP) —Fifteen of (his country lottcst professional golfers, can fully chosen off their recent totirni ment records, and Bobby Locke, the South African putting wizard, wore to tie til to one another today in the opening round of the Goodal! Round Robin event. Besides Locke, the 15 who joined the conflict today lor first prize of 5:1.000 and total cash of $15,000 were Herman Barren, last year's winner; Sam Snead, Byron Nelson. Lloyd MaMgTiim, Gary Midcllecoff, Vic Ghcx/i, Fred Haas. Jr.,-Jimmy Dem- arel, Clayton Henfncr. Chick Herbert, Johnny Pa liner. Skip Alexander. Jim Tin-ness. Bob Hamilton and Dutch Harrison. The sponsors have made two changes in Ihc Goodall. They are playing this time In fonrc.somes, instead of thrcu.somes, and they arc basing the- results of each round on Major League Leaders By Tiie Associated Ptttt National League Batting - Kazak, St. Louis, .311, locndlenat, St. Louis. .361. Runs — Gordon. New York, 21 'nltkus. Philadelphia, 20. Runs batted In — Campanula, looklyn, and Kiner, Pftlsburgli. 18. Hits — Ixickman, New York, Dark, oston and Ashburn. Philadelphia. Doubles — Jones, Philadelphia, 10, farlon. St. Louis, Waltkus, Ennls, hlladelphla, 8. Triples — Smallcy Chicago, 4, xihrke, New York. 3. Home Runs — Grodou, New York Klner, Plttshurgh. 5. Stolen Bases — Lockman, New r"nrk. Robinson, Brooklyn, 4. Pitching — Branca. Brooklyn an; larlung. New York 4-0, 1.000. Strikeouts — Branca, Brooklyn 26. Spahn. noston,21. Amirli'aii League Batting -• Mitchell. Cleveland 415: Kryho.sk!. New York. .373. Runs — Joost, Philadelphia, 2 Pain, Philadelphia, Williams, BOE ton. 18. Huns batted in — Williams. Bos neclal instead of match scores. One round wns scheduled todn; wo tomorrow, and one each o Saturday and Sunday. 'fi, 26, Stephens, Hoston, 23. Hits — Zerninl, Chicago, ajid hapman, Philadelphia, 31, Doubles — Zernial, Chicago, 9. 'hapman, Philadelphia, 8. Triples — Mitchell, Cleveland, 5, 'alo, Philadelphia, .4. Home runs — Williams and Stehens, Boston, Griiham, St. Louis, 1. Stolen buses — Tcbbctts. Boston. ,9 players lied with 2 each. Pitching — Lopat. New York, and iKht. Chicago, 3-0. 1.000. Four tied vith 2-0. 1.000. Strikeouts — Is'ewhouscr, Detroit. 13 Coleman. Philadelphia. 23. Re;ul Conner News Want Ads. Oklahoma-Arkansas Gas Company Seeks to Expand LITTLE ROCK, May 12. WV-Tlie Oklahoma-Arkansas Gas and Electric Company yesterday was authorized by the Arkansas Public Service Commission to issue $10,- COO.OOO in additional bonds . The money will be used for expansion of (he company system In Hie two states. 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