The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on August 26, 1952 · Page 3
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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Tuesday, August 26, 1952
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THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 26, 1952. 'IN THE SPORTIIGHT For GIL SMITH Learenwortb Times Sports Editor \ Another communication addressed to sports scribe Gil arrived at the desk from Ray -Silvius. Ray says he stopped in New York for a few days enroute to Europe with the Air Force—too late for the Olympics, he notes. •Ray says his return to duty has •interrupted his sportswriting days with the Arizona Republic in Phoe• nix. He sends along the following account of Murry Dickson which he clipped out of a New York paper. It is by Roger Kahn. There may not be much to the Pirate franchise these days but •most what there is, the Dodgers learned tonight, is little Murry Dickson. After they had bored 21,845 Forbes Field customers with a standard 9-to-2 victory in the opener of a twilight-night doubleheader, the Dodgers ran into Dickson. The result was the first Pirate triumph in ten games here this year, a 3-to-2 decision that underlined, underscored and emphasized what a brilliant pitcher Dickson is. Behind him the Pirates played . well, but not so well that Murry didn't have to race around the infield picking up the occasional -bad throws from the outfield. He quieted a team of sluggers and made just one mistake—a pitch that George Shuba slugged into "the upper deck for both Dodger runs. The six-hitter Fove Dicksoi his twelfth victory of the year— as many as any Dodger hurler boasts —and he wins his game backed by what must surely be the weakest team in the major leagues. Sox Colorado Springs Edges Omaha 1-0 By The Associated Press The Colorado Springs Sky snapped a three - game losing ' streak Monday night, edging Omaha 1-0, to bolster 'their grip on first place in the Western League. The Sky Sox now are two and one half games in front of runner- which dropped a 5-2 Lincoln. Omaha remained in third place, three and a-naif games off the pace. • Pueblo tripped fourth place Sioux City, 6-5, and Des Moines defeated Wichita 4-3 in a game that wound up with a protest being filed by Manager Ralph Winegarner of the Kansas club. Tuesday's games: . Denver at Lincoln. . Colorado Springs at Omaha. Wichita at Des Moines Pueblo at Sioux City. Trucks Beats Yankees I-O With His Second No Hitter Tiger Pitcher Gets Break on One Decision By JOE KEICHLER Virgil Trucks was riding on the clouds Tuesday'but if the double no-hit pitcher of Hie Detroit Tigers was going around in circles, who could blame him. The 33-year-old righthander, suffering this poorest season in the majors, suddenly finds himself i n the pitchers mythical Hall of Fame, joining Johnny Vander Meer and Allie Reynolds on a special pedestal reserved for those who a c- hieve two no- hitters in the same season. Trucks held the New York Yankees hitless Monday at the Yankee Stadium and won, 1-0, in a sensational, thrill - packed per- Virjll Truck* ' up Denver, decision to At Banner Springs Sunday K of C 000 131 0 — 5 Platte City 101 010 0 — 3 Swiderski and Welch; Wade, •Kaeding and Wilson. Monday Bonner Springs ..100 061 0 — 8 K of C ....060 000 0 — 6 Allen, Smith and Walz; Simonis, Matzeder and Welch. The Knights of Columbus will play Edwardsville on Friday. GETS GOOD START • WASHINGTON ffi—George Strickland, who replaced the Jittery Ray Boone as the regular Cleveland shortstop, Monday night handled 10 chances perfectly and participated in three double plays. formance that cut the world champions' American League lead to one game over the Cleveland Indians, who defeated Washington, 72. The classic came just three months and 10 days a£t«r he handcuffed the Washington Senators without a hit or a run on May 15. The Birmingham fireballer also aS pitched a one-hitter,' a two hitter, a four-hitter, a five-hitter and two six-hitters. Yet he has only five victories to show for his efforts as against 15 defeats. Only Art Houtteman, a teammate, has lost more. • It was not until the Yankees wer ;oing to bat in the seventh inning that Trucks learned he had a no litter going. Until then he, along with everyone else, was under th assumption that he had allowed a lit in the third inning. In that inning, Phil. Rizzuto chop ed a simple grounder to short Johnny Pesky fielded the bal cleanly and then hobbled it in hi glove as he tried to pick it out fo he throw to first. After one ba stab, he grabbed it but the tos was low and late and Rizzuto wa safe. John Drebinger, official scorer and veteran baseball writer of thi few York Times, called it an errb; mmediately and the "E'' was flashed on the Scoreboard in cen terfield. Then, after a moment's reflection, he reversed himself Under the impression that the bal had stuck in the webbing of Pes ky's glove, Drebinger changed i to a hit. Still not satisfied, Drebinger telephoned Pesky in the visitors' dug out as the Tigers came to bat in the seventh and the shortstop readi ly took the blame. "It was my fault. I booted thi ball," he explained. "I had it in my glove but it squirted loose jus as I reached to take it out" Derbinger then reversed himsel again, ruled .it an error and hac the public address system announci it to the customers. _ The crowd greeted the announcement with a roar of approval and Trucks, vis ibly affected, worked all the hard er in the three remaining innings The Brooklyn Dodgers just abou killed the Cardinals' slim pennan chances, sweeping both ends of a day-night St. Louis doubleheader 3-1 and 9-1, to boost their Nationa League lead to 10% games. The New York Giants slipped past the Cardinals into second place despite a 3-0 loss to Cincinnati. A five-run ninth inning, climaxec by Roy Campanella's home run with two on after Pee Wee Reese had singled in the tying and win ning runs, finished off the Cards in the nightcap. The Dodgers snapped a 1-1 first-game tie in the seventh, scoring twice on singles by George Shuba, Gil Hodges and THE OLD DUROCHER—Surrounded by umpires, Leo Durocher was his old familiar self during a game with Dodgers. The Lip argued that the lights be turned on. Lee Ballanf ant rejected the plea. Moments later-black clouds roofed Ebbefe Field and the Giants' manager won his point. Listening, left to right, were.Umpires Donatelli, .Ballanfant, Al Barlick and Tom Gorman. Herman Franks, the New York Nationals' coach, also got into the act. (NEA) By The Associated Press HOLIDAY FUN! VIA MO-PAC BUSES LABOR DAY Holiday highways are best when you travel on a MO-PAC bus! For you.., there are no crowded road conditions to cope with... nor driving fatigue to fight. Just lean back in cushioned comfort.. . relax . . . and enjoy the pleasing panorama of scenic, direct routes. •ISSOUtl MCtfIC In limn. TICKETS • INFORMATION Missouri Pacific Bus Station 303 Delaware St. Phone 943 W Brooklyn 80 New York 70 St. Louis 72 Philadelphia ...65 Chicago 60 Cincinnati 54 52 37 GB Pet. .672 .583 10% .581 10% .537 16 .480 23 .435 28% .433 28% .291 47 Boston Pittsburgh TUESDAY'S SCHEDULE New York at Pittsburgh (night) Hearn .(12-5) vs Dickson (12-17) Boston at Spahn (11-14) Podbielan (1-2) Brooklyn at Erskine (11-5) Philadelphia Cincinnati vs Church (night) (5-7) or St. Louis (night) vs Miller (3-0) at Chicago Drews (11-12) vs Klippstein (8-10) Monday's Results Brooklyn 3-9 St. Louis 1-5 night) (day- Cincinnati 3 Philadelphia nings) Only games scheduled. New York 0 (night) 6 Chicago 3 (10 in- W New York 72 Cleveland : '.70 Pet. GB .575 ... .569 l' Andy Pafko and a long foul fly by Campanella. Rookie John Rutherford limited the Redbirds to two hits. Boston' 66 54 .550 3% Philadelphia ...63 58 .521 7 Chicago 65 60 .520 7 Washington ....64 60 .516 7% St. Louis 52 75~.40921 Detroit 42 "81 .34129 TUESDAY'S SCHEDULE St. Louis at New York (night) Cain (9-7) vs Sain (9-6) Cleveland at Philadelphia (night) Garcia (16-8) or Feller (9-12) vs Shantz (22-4) Detroit at Boston (night) Houtteman (6-17) vs Hudson (9-9) Chicago at Washington (night) Pierce (13-8) vs Porterfield (10-12) MONDAY'S SCHEDULE Detroit 1 New York 0 (no-hitter) Cleveland 7 Washington 2 (night) Only games scheduled. Minor League Baseball By The Associated Press AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Milwaukee 7 Indianapolis 6 Louisville 4 Kansas City 0' Columbus 4 St. Paul 3 Minneapolis 4-12 Charleston 0-3 PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE San Diego at Seattle, ppd rain Only game scheduled SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Nashville 1 Little Rock 0 Chattanooga 8 Memphis 5 Mobile 5 Atlanta 2 New Orleans 6 Birmingham 3 TEXAS LEAGUE Tulsa 2 Dallas 1 San Antonio 5 Houston 3 Shreveport 4 Beaumont 1 Oklahoma City 11 Fort Worth 2 Elks Trail Joplin by y Games By The Associated Press Only two weeks remain in the Western Association race and in that time the Hutchinson Elks wil: have to overtake a 2'.z game Joplin advantage, but maybe they can do it if Bob Prescott keeps up his stickwork. In the opener of,a doubleheader at Topeka Sunday, Prescott drove in four of the Elks runs with two singles and a triple in four times up. On Monday night his heavy lumber led his mates to an 8-3 win. Prescott sparked a big six-run second inning with a bases loaded double. He also walloped a homer and a single. The victory marked the firsl defeated the Indians, 7-2. The Miners staged a third-inning barrage of nine hits for six runs. Three of the hits were doubles while the rest were singles. The league leaders also hackee up pitcher Leo Evans in the fielc with four double plays. The Topeka Owls were able to re- ain fourth place in the standings 'ith a 6-2 victory over the Salina Bluejays. Sam Frazier of Topeka and Joe Kaplain of Salina each pitched four-hit ball but Kaplain also issued eight bases on balls. The Owls scored four runs in the fourth on four walks and too singles. All teams continue at the same sites Tuesday night. Standings W L Pet. Joplin 37 24 .607 Hutchinson 35 27 .565 Ft. Smith 32 27 Topeka 28 32 Muskogee 28 34 Salina 22 38 .542 .467 .452 .367 MONTE 1RVIN IN FORM CINCINNATI <M —Monte Irvin, since returning to action last month las rapped out eight hits in 24 times at bat for a .333 average. The husky outfielder, who suffered an ankle fracture in spring training,, had a couple of safeties off the Reds' Ken Raffensberger Monday night. Billy Hitchcock of the Athletics s a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Auburn (Ala.) College. < 530 Delaware Phone 465 PRICES CUT RUGGED RIVERSIDES FOR SAFER HOLIDAY DRIVING 10.95™ 12.55 6.70-25 Plus ftcf. fax with your old fir* EVERY OUNCE FIRST QUALITY FULL NON-SKID DEPTH-FULL TREAD WIDTH-FULL SIZE RIVERSIDE AIR CUSHIONS Size 6.40-15 6.70-15 7.10-15 7.60-15 8.00-15 6.70-16 Tire Price* 12.45 12.55 15.25 16.95 18.75 13.25 Tube Price** 2.35 2.55 2.65 2.85 3.55 2.60 RIVERSIDES FOR OLDER CARS 6.50-15 15.35 2.55 6.00-16 10.95 2.30 6.50-16 15.85 2.60 *Pht fed. Tax ond y«tr old lire. **P/ui Fed. Tax. ONLY 10% DOWN ON TERMS HURRY—SALE ENDS AUG. 30TH Fights last Night By The Associated Press CHICAGO — Billy Noble, 184, Grand Island, Neb., outpointed Cecil Hudson, 180, Milwaukee (8). BROOKLYN — Johnny Bratton, 152%, Chicago, stopped Irwin Steen, 147%, San Diego (3). BROOKLYN— Danny Jo Perez, 140, New York', outpointed Phil Morizio, 139%, New York (8). BOSTON—Tommy Collins, 124% Boston, outpointed Glen Flanagan, 125%, St. Paul (15). Kansas City Drops Back . Another Game By The Associated Press The Milwaukee Brewers kept their stampede to the American Association in high gear Monday night with a 7-6 decision over Indianapolis to stretch their winning streak to 10 straight— longest of the season in the league. While the Brewers were winning Louisville blanked Kansas City 4-0 to drop the second place Blues 7% games in arrears. Al Curtis melted Kansas City with a seven hitter as the Blues absorbed their third shutout in seven days. Louisville tagged three opposing hurlers for seven hits and cinched victory with three runs in the fourth. Minneapolis smashed Charleston twice, 4-0 and 12 - 3, to climb within one half game of third place St. Paul. Columbus shaded St. Paul 4-3. Tuesday's schedule and probable pitchers: Indianapolis (Zuverink-Jones) at Milwaukee (Hoover-Wall). Louisville (Herrin) at" Kansas City (Cereghino) Columbus (Melliere) at St. Paul (McGlothin). Charleston (Embree) at Minneapolis (Picone). The standings: W , L Milwaukee ..... 88 48 Kansas City ....81 56 St. Paul ........ 73 64 Minneapolis Louisville Indianapolis Columbus Charleston ---- 73 65 68 69 ...63 73 ...... 60 78 ..... 42 95 Pet. GB .647 ... .591 7% .53315% .52916 .496 20% .463 25 .435 29 .307 46% TOO MANY CREW CUTS OSHKOSH, Neb. Iff)—The swimming class at the Oshkosh pool has had to skip the lesson of saving a drowning person by grasping his hair and towing him to'safety. 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