The Leavenworth Times from Leavenworth, Kansas on September 3, 1952 · Page 7
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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Wednesday, September 3, 1952
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THE LEAVENWORTH TIMES, Wednesday Evening, September 3,1952. . ?«*«? I • • Yankees Blank Bosox, 5-O, 4-O to Hike Lead to 3 7-2 Games First AL Win For Blaekwell In Nightcap By JOE REICHLER AP Sports Writer The New York Yankees received a quick dividend on their $40,000 Investment in Ewell 'Blaekwell. Five days after the purchase of the former National League star from the Cincinnati Reds, the Yankees Tuesday night sent Blackwell to the mound against the Boston Red Sox. The long, lean right- hander responded with a scoreless five-inning performance to rack up his first American L e a.g u e triumph. Blackie was not the overpowering pitcher he had been in his HOT- HORSE—Torrid and -Inkspot, Yonkers, N.' Y., Raceway mascot, found the best way to beat the heat was to suck a piece 'of ice. The two-year-old pacer is trained by Hilda Heydt, • one of 'the few women operating a public stable. (NEA) Hard Work Carded Early for The Big Seven Football Squads KANSAS CITY W —The rough] work is starting early on Big Seven conference football practice Bvvell Blackwell daj's as a big winner with the Reds, but he looked quite capable before bowing out for a pinch hitter. He permitted four singles fanned four and walked three before retiring because of weariness and the humidity. It was in the fifth, however, when the Yankees ganged up on Boston starter Sid Hudson lor all their runs to win the nightcap, 4-0, after rookie Tommy Gorman had hurled an eight-hit 5-0 shutout over the Red Sox in. the afternoon portion of the day-night doubleheader. The two triumphs ran the Yankees' winning streak to five and increased their first-place margin over the idle Cleveland Indians to 3% games. Brooklyn's Dodgers, the National League leaders, dropped a pair to Philadelphia's Phillies, 8-2 and 9-3, and were lucky to get out of the City of Brotherly Love in one piece. Two dozen Philadelphia hits plus splendid pitching by right- handers Robin Roberts and Karl Drews cut the Dodgers' first-] place lead over the idle New York Giants to eight games. Chicago's White Sox climbed in- fields. The Nebraska C o r n h u s kers have already scrimmaged and will : first take their test under game conditions Switzer—suffered slight injuries in Tuesday's workout. At Missouri coach Don Faurot tried out a No. 1 offensive backfield composed of Gabby Hook at quarter, Nick Carras and Jack Fgx, halfbacks and Bill Rowekamp, fullback. Rowekamp ^ came to Missouri from West Point last year. One of Nebraska's players got a pat on the back from coach Bill JDpnFautot j Planned contact Saturday. |Glassford. Glassford said Johnny Missouri and: Bord °S na ' a junior, showed vast Kansas State i m P r ° vernent in both his passing and quarterbacking. The Oklahoma backs concentrat- hard- work including a taste of scrimmage. Two K-State players — center August Keller and halfback Veryl By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet GB VFW to Play Grandview in Game Tonight This Week's Schedule Tonight—Grandview, Mo., 8:15. Sunday—Holden, Mo., 8:15. Note—Games at Wadsworth Park unless otherwise designated. Rained out in a Labor Day af- OOtatC Softball ternoon-night twin bill, Leaven- Annen went up for the ball and crashed into the wall. The base umpire said Annen had not caught the ball, but plate umpire Esty Wells overruled. He ( said' the ball had been caught and Salina was retired. Players from both teams poured onto the field but the decision stood. All teams are at the same sites Wednesday night. worth's VFW baseball Indians tonight are scheduled to return to Wadsworth Park for a contest with the potent Grandview, Mo., team. The contest, carded to start at 3:15 o'clock, is expected to attract a large crowd. The locals of Manager Carl Wilk tonight will be after their third victory in a row, having walloped Platte City, Mo., 18-1 behind the 4-hit hurling of Marty Bauer and edged Grandview, 3-1 on Don "Red" Huffman's 2-hit, 12-strikeout job in games last week. Huffman, who following the game at Grandview, signed a 1953 contract to perform for the Brooklyn Dodgers' organization, is again slated to take the mound in the game against Grandview tonight. Jim Quinlan, former Rockhurst College athlete, who limited VFW to only four hits, combined with 11 strikeouts in the previous meeting of the two clubs, is expected to hurl for the visitors. Sunday night, the VFW Indians complete the week's baseball activities, playing host to the Holden, Mo., club at Wadsworth Park. Western Assn. Top Player to Andy Gilbert By The Associated Press Andy Gilbert, Muskogee's slug- ed on ball handling in an effort g . ng manager / is me Western to improve their timing and avoid, fumbling. The Sooner squad includes seven players who re-entered school after service with the 45th division. At Iowa State, coach Abe Stuber looked over his SS^man squad for a kicker. Bob Clendening, his top kicker, is recuperating from an appendectomy and won't work out for another week. Two other veterans aren't expected to show Detroit Tigers twice, 6-5 and 7-4. Rocco Krsnich's two-run triple in the ninth won the opener. Marv Grissom won his llth in the nightcap. Washington's Senators, although held to three hits in each game, New York*. 79 54 Cleveland 75 57 Boston 69 61 Chicago 69 62 Philadelphia .. 69 63 Washington 69 64 78 89 S»i 9 St. Louis 55 .43 .594 .568 .531 .527 .523 .519 414 ">4 i :S 4l later - up until Sept. 10. Quarterback Dick Mann and center Jim Rawley both '•7 are attending reserve officers summer camps. Five confirence schools play 10 "j their opening games Sept. 20. Ok- llahoma and Colorado start a week sociation's most valuable player for 1952. He was named Wednesday in a poll of the league's sports writers' and radio men. Two other players were also named in the voting. Ed Smrekar, Salina's outstanding southpaw pitcher and pinch hitter, and Frank Lucas of Joplin, the league's leading hurler, each received one vote. Under the voting rules, each league city was allowed one ballot. none of which could be cast for a hometeam player. Gilbert received four votes, one short of being a unanimous selection. Gilbert has a lifetime batting WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE Tourney Carded At St. Joseph, Mo., ST. JOSEPH, Mo. «B—Six state and metropolitan area men's championship Softball .teams have officially entered the Western Regional Amateur Softball Association Tournament here this weekend. The six include the defending champion Kansas'City Union Wire Ropes. Others are: Missouri — Springfield Taste- marks; Kansas— Wichita Boeing Jets; Iowa — Sioux City Blue Bonny; Nebraska—Lincoln Goodyears; St. Louis — Manchester A. C. The tournament will be a double elimination affair if weather permits. If it rains it will be shifted to single elimination. Play will get under way Friday evening and will end Sunday. I Wichita is scheduled to meet the Omaha metropolitan winner (to be determined Wednesday night) at 8:45 p. m., CST, Friday. A Late Rally by Cincinnati Wins In Legion Finals DENVER iff)—Cincinnati rallied for three runs in the top of the ninth to tie the game and then came through in the llth to whip San Diego 9-6 early Wednesday morning for the Ohioans second straight triumph in the American Legion junior baseball national finals. Rangy Bob Thorpe, pitching his ADDITIONAL SPORT ON PAGE g second straight night for San Diego weakened in the late innings. Carl Beiler's two-run inside the park homer capped Cincy's ninth inning rally. San Diego plays Austin, Tex. Wednesday night with the winner playing Cincinnati for the title Thursday and if necessary Friday. Austin eliminated Milford, Mass., 9-6, in Tuesday night's opener. Brewers Bump Blues, 10-3 to Sweep Series By the Associated Press Pennant - winning Milwaukee blasted the slumping Kansas City Blues 10-3 Tuesday night, putting them 13 games in arrears and in a position to be caught by the onrushing St. Paul Saints now in third place. The Brewer^' victory swept a three-game series with the Blues, squared the American Association season series at 11-all between the two clubs, and shifted Milwaukee into a six game winning streak. Dick Donovan coasted to his fourth victory and belted two singles and a double. The Brews wasted little time with Kansas City, scoring seven runs in the third inning. St. Paul climbed to within four games of Kansas City and grabbed a two-game profit over fourth- place Minneapolis by trimming the Millers 4-1. Indianapolis downed Louisville 2-1 in 11 innings behind Ray Nar- leski's four hit pitching. The Colonels took the nightcap at 13-6 with Tommy UmpHett -blasting a rare inside-the-park grand slam homer. Charleston's doubleheader Columbus was rained out. Wednesday's games: Charleston at Indianapolis. Columbus at Louisville. Minneapolis at Milwaukee. St. Paul at Kansas City. Sky Sox Win Over Wichita Twice to Regain WL Lead By The Associated Press Colorado Springs bounced back into the Western League lead held less than 24 hours by Denver by walloping Wichita 16-4 and 4-1 in a doubleheader last night. Pueblo came from behind in the eighth to tie, and scored the winning run in the ninth to down Denver, 9-8, in a single game. Denver's loss and the double win by the Sky Sox put Colorado Springs atop the league race, a game ahead of the Bears. Omaha won an 8-4 near comedy of errors with Lincoln and remained a game and a half out of first place. Sioux City played a chilly game with the cellar - dwelling Des Moines Bruins, winning 13-4. Sky Sox hurler Connie Johnson set a modern Western League strike out record in the 16-4 win over the Indians. Johnson fanned Jim King in the third inning as he ran his season total to 213- to top the record of 212 set by Bobby Shantz for Lincoln in 1947. Dick Strahs held the Indians scoreless after they had picked up a single run in the first inning of the nightcap. The Sox clinched the double victory with three runs in the second inning and one in the sixth. Wednesday night games: Denver at Colorado Springs Wichita at Pueblo Sioux City at Omaha Des Moines at Lincoln Fights Last NigJi* By The Associated Press MIAMI BEACH, Fla. —Chico Vejar, 147, Stamford, Conn., outpoint- ed Art Davis, 150, Miami, Fla., (10). ''.'.' NEWARK, N. J.—Jimmy Champagne, 14754, Philadelphia, out- pointed Ray Alston, 145%, Trenton N. J. (8). LOS ANGELES—Ramon Fuentes, 145, Los Angeles, knocked out Gerald Labroi, 144, Chicago- (6). SUBSCRIBE FOR THE TIMES refreshed... play better B ° b ° f sociation for 15 straight weeks. j This was his first y^ar as skip- to fourth place, vanquishing the Boston at Washington night Trout JolinilY DeFaZlO ill D6r &t Musko ° ee - He s P ent hvo i J 31 New York at Philadelphia night; J)el Flail3ffan 311(1 Rasrhi 15-4 vs Kpllncr 1(1-11 ! O nnn h Cleveland In- 400 dip through the early stages dians has been chosen for the of the season and had led the as- American j aU . star team Qn 9-10 vs Gumpert 4-7. Detroit at Cleveland night Newhouser 7-8 vs Feller 9-13. St. Louis at Chicago night Pillette 9-11 vs Rogovin 11-9. TUESDAY'S RESULTS New York 5-4 Boston 0-0 day-night -1 Contest Tonight NATIONAL LEAGUE won both ends of a twi-night twin j Washington 3-5 Philadelphia 2-0 bill from Philadelphia, 3-2 in 10] twi-night — first game 10 innings, innings and 5-0, to dump the Ath-|Chicago 6-7 Detroit 5-4 letics into fifth place, only a half Only games scheduled game in front of the Nats. Mike Fornieles, 20-year-old Cuban righthander, pitched a one-hit shutout* in his major league debut for Washington. Second-inning single by catcher Joe Astrolh prevented the youngster from becoming the first pitcher in modern times to pitch a no-hitter in his first big league game. Blackwell received credit for a Brooklyn 83 44 52 57 58 Chicago 66 68 Boston '56 73 75 95 New York 75 St. Louis 74 Philadelphia Cincinnati 57 75 Pittsburgh 39 .654 .581 .565 .554 .493 .434 .432 .391 8 11 12% 20% 28 " CLEVELAND ffl—Welterweights Del Flanagan and Johnny De Fazio match mits for the third time Wednesday night in a 10- round bout calling for close officiating. The first time they met officials in New York called it a draw. Flanagan won ihe sec- nd bout on a dUj!.:et! :]rr : sion at Minneapolis—right next to his home town, St. Paul. seasons at the helm in Springfield, Ohio, in the Class D Ohio-Indiana league. In games Tuesday night, the two teams lengthen - i t ^ e i r winning skeins. Hutchinson won its fifth straight by downing Muskogee 9-5 at Hutchinson before 1,267 fans. Joplin copped its eighth straight behind the four-hit pitching of Bill Ford, who blanked Ft. Smith, 8-0 at Joplin. j Hutchinson blasted out 11 hits.j seven for extra bases, off three: eight occasions. He was not named this year. SUBSCRIBE FOR THE TIMES says Flanagan has not come close to beating him. ' De across "xpi ' 4-i7' tne nation, but probably not in 47'/i WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE Cleveland. Station WXEL here Muskogee pitchers. John Brown the hometeam hurler, hit two* trip-j les. The attendance pushed the' season's total past the crowds forj (he 1951 season, with two games remaining. At Joplin, Ford's teammates shutout victory although he need-| vg cd help from another National i League castoff, Johnny Sain. The I ex-Boston Braves' righthander per-i I Brooklyn at Boston night Roe 10-2r said it would show the fight only: backed him wth 17 hits. The win 6-8. four innings. Results of games last night at Ideal Recreation: Ladies Classic Bakers, 20S9. won 3 from Gar- tinkle Furn.. 1721; Perry L. Black Motors, 1970, won 3 from Collins Flower Shop, 1568; Storm's Pharmacy, 1919, won 2 from Ed's Cafe, 1909; Toth's Bungalow, 1946, won 2 from 7-Up, 1928. High scorers — Hoskinson, 7-Up, 458; Oldham, Storm's Pharmacy, 445; L. Glynn, Baker's, 444; Frey, Perry L. Black Motors, 443; Jarowitz, Toth's Bungalow, 428. Merribowlers League DeCoursey Creamery, 1914, won from Leonhard's Shoes, 1950; Chicago at St. Louis night Hacker 12-7 vs Staley 15-12. Only games scheduled. TUESDAY'S RESULTS Philadelphia 8-9 Brooklyn 2-3 twi night Only games scheduled. Minor League Baseball By The Associated Press AMERICAN ASSOCIATION Charleston at Columbus cancelled rain. Indianapolis 2-6 Louisville 1-13 Milwaukee 10 Kansas City 3 St. Paul 4 Minneapolis 1 PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE U)s Angeles 5 San Francisco 0 San Diego 4 Portland 1 Seattle 12 Sacramento 1 Oakland 4 Hollywood 3 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Mobile 7 Atlanta 3 New Orleans at Birmingham postponed, rain. Chattanooga 8 Memphis 0 Nashville S LiltJe Rock 4 Club Rendezvous, 1729, won 2 from! TEXAS LDA'GUE Poggemeyer Jewelry, 1775. JFort Worth 7 Dallas 0 High scorers — J. Williams, De-|Shreveport 3 Houston 0 Coursey Creamery, 482; Keach,! Beaumont 8 San Antonio 5 Leonhard's Shoes, 464; Hoskinson, Oklahoma City 2 Tulsa 1 DeCoursey Creamery, 426; Hoffman, Club Rendezvous, 415; Scharer, 410. Poggemeyer Jewelry, WESTERN LEAGUE Colorado Springs 16-4 Wichita 4-1 Pueblo 9 Denver S Oniaha 8 Lincoln 4 Sioux City 13 j ; Moines 4 Frank Secory, new National league umpire, came to the senior j Catcher Ralph Houk of the New circuit from the Texas league j York Yankees was a Ranger dur- where he spent the past three sea- ing World War n. He rose from sons. I a private to the rank of major. if the Cleveland Indians-Detroit!was also the Miners' 19th in the Tigers game is rained out. The j last 21 games, weatherman says there is not! Topeka edged Salina 4-3 at Sal- much chance of that. If there is not a knockout, the fight will be determined by the round system by the referee and two judges. ina after a big rhubarb. In the last of the ninth, Salina got two men on base with two out. Shortstop Chet Krajewski drove a pitch ]into deep left field. Leftfielder Don PONT SHOOT, PLEASE ASTfWSHOTMAY BREAK A WIRE AND INTERRUPT AW IMPORI7WT TELEPHONE CALL THAT? 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