The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1966 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 20, 1966
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• NATIONAL LEAGUE Ssn Francisco 40 25 .615 - Pi'.isburgh .. 37 25 .W I'.i l.i-s Angles . 37 26 .587 2 Piiiladelpliia 35 30 '.538 5 J.] 01 :ston 34 30 .531 5V S gl. Louis ••.. 31 31 .500 l\-i Cincinnati Ii'?*' York Chicago .. Saturday's Results Cincinnati 5, New York 4 Houslon 13, Chicago 5 Pittsburgh 0, Atlanta B St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 2 Los Angeles 3, San Francisco 2 Sunday's Results Cincinnati 5-4, New York 0-2 St. Louis 1-5, Philadelphia 0-1 Chicago 9-8, Houston 8-2 Pittsburgh 2, Atlanta, 1, 11 innings Los Angeles 2, San Francisco Today's Games New York at St. Louis, N Philadelphia at Atlanta, N Los Angeles at Houston, N Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games New York at St. Louis, N San Francisco at Chicago Philadelphia at Atlanta, N L'os' Angeles at Houston, N . AMERICAN LEAGUE • VI- L. Pet. G.B 42 22 .656 — 37 22 .627 2% 38 23 .623 2% 31 31 32 33 38 The View from Heft ED HAYES How Good the Legion? (Baltimore ., Cleveland . Detroit — California .. Minnesota .. Chicago .... New York . Washington Kansas City Boston 34 30 29 . 26 27 13% .523 .492 .475 .441 .415 15% 25 37 .403 16 22 41 .349 19% Saturday's Results 'Minnesota 9, Chicago 8 Cleveland 7, Washington 2 'Detroit 4, New York 3 Baltimore 16, Boston 6 California 7, Kansas City 3 Saturday's Results .•• Baltimore 5-2, Boston 3-5 '•Kansas City 1-3, California 0-2 Minnesota 6, Chicago 4 . Washington 2, Cleveland 1 "Detroit 2, New York 1 Today's Games • Minnesota at California, N Chicago at Kansas City, N Cleveland at Washington, N - Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Minnesota at California, N Chicago at Kansas City, N Detroit at Washington. N Baltimore at New York, 2 : twi-night Cleveland at Boston, N THEY WERE GETTING READY TO SHOW A PROMO- tional film on the Miami Dolphins when the guy seated behind me removed his cigar from my left ear and blew these smoke-soaked words at me; "I hear you've got a -$*&?*! American Legion team up there in Blytheville this year." From the selection of his words, the sound of his voice and the aroma of the cigar, I knew, without looking, it was my good friend, the ubiquitous Raoul Carlisle from For- I didn't mind the cigar. It was real Havana. I know it was real Havana because he told me so. * * * "I heard about the team down in Li'l Rock the other day. They said the Blytheville team's better'n anything they got down there. They don't have anything this year." The Blytheville Legion boys should not bs misled. Raoul and hyperbole are old friends. "You mean Blytheville's Legion team is better than it was last year?" he demanded. Of course, as any sensible surveyor knows, it is too early to compare clubs. If the present group of Dud Casons is better, they'll have to prove it by winning the state championship. So, while I thought over my answer, Kaoul went on to other things. It was just as well. * + * The new Miami professional football team missed a great gimmick by not serving baked dolphin at the press luncheon. Instead they dealt roast beef for those who wanted it and trout for tiie folks who have to watch their menu on Fridays. Maybe they thought of serving dolphin (esteemed for its food, according to the office dictionary) but when you pet right down to it there's something downright upleasant about eating one's mascot, so to speak. And then there would be some jokes about the half-baked dolphins and the Miami people wouldn't know if the cut-ups were talking about the Dolphins or dolphins. Roast beef and. trout: the easy way out. * * * ^^ COURIER NEWS Cut for St. Jude MINORS— Arnarillo .. ARKANSAS El Paso .... Albuquerque Austin Dal-FW TEXAS LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B 37 26 .537 — 34 29 .540 3 33 30 .524 4 32 32 .500 5'A 28 35 .444 26 38 .406 11% Sunday's Results Amarillo 7, ARKANSAS 8 Austin 7, Albuquerque 5 El Paso 7, Dallas-Fort Worth Today's Games No game scheduled. - INTERNATIONAL, Saturday's Results Buffalo 10, Jacksonville 3 Richmond 12, Toronto 4 Rochester 1, Toledo 0 Columbus 2, Syracuse 1 Sunday's Results Richmond 10-3, Toronto ,4-2 Buffalo at Jacksonville 6-5 Toledo 7-0, Rochester 64 Syracuse 4-8, Columbus 3-1 PACIFIC COAST Saturday's Results San Diego 5, Tacoma 1, make up game Oklahoma City 4, Phoemx 1 Indianapolis 7, Denver 6 Tscoma 4, Spokane 1 Tulsa 5, Portland 3 Seattle 6, San Diego 1 • Vancouver 5, Hawaii 1 S u nday's esults Indianapolis 4, Denver 3 Tulsa 5-6, Portland 0-3 San Diego 2-0, Seattle 1-5 Spokane 8-2, Tacoma 2-1 Oklahoma City 7, Phoenix 3 Vancouver 4, Hawaii 2 Travs Muff It LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Ama rillo took advantage of two Ar kansas throwing errors on th •same play Sunday and trimme 'the Travelers 7-5 in the lllh in ning of a Texas League base •ball game. Traveler third baseman Qu qtie Rivera overthrew secon base on an attempted doubl 'play, sending Amarillo's Ed Pa cneco stmidng for third. When Traveler right fielde Bobby Dews overthrow third •Pacheco raced home with th 'winning run. In other games, Austin bea rfliie 7-5 and El Pas I'Dallas-Fort Worth 7-2 Monday, June 20, 1964 PAGE HOST The front man for the luncheon was Bob Briner, promotions director of the Dolphins. He's a big, husky guy, a guy you like right off and you don't have to wonder why he was put in his job. Briner came in to start the ballyhoo for the exhibition game to be played in Memphis Memorial this August between the Dolphins and Denver Broncos. Buddy Wells, well-liked manager of the stadium, gave the information that if the game is a sellout, it'll net about 5300,000, with the Broncs, Dolphins and St. Jude Hospital in Memphis taking a third share each. Because of the connection with the great humanitarian service of St. Jude's, I take this very moment to pledge my support to this game. * * * Tickets cost $6 but they're not on sale yet. No one asked and no one told if the tickets could be listed as a deductible item on income tax forms. ("Not even one-third, sir?") Briner hinted that response to this pro offering would indicate- to many people in many places whether or not Memphis is ready for the big league. He said he personally was already convinced: Memphis IS a big league city. Memphis could be a big league city all right but not without the aid of communities like Blytheville, Osceola, Forrest City, Greenwood and Hernando. I hope Memphis makes it. * * * So they started showing this film about the Dolphins. Carefully edited, it presented members of the team in their greatest moments. A viewer found himself saying: "What a great team this is going to be!" It doesn't work that way, not even in the AFL (or whatever it is). Commenting on one scene, Raoul roared in my ear: "Lookit that John Roderick fly!" The film narrator said it was Billy Joe. "I thought sure it was John Roderick from SMU," Raoul said, undaunted. "I just came back from a tour of the Southwest Conference for A.P.," the Forrest Citian continued. "The consensus of (football) opinion say it'll be TCU and Baylor this year. Arkansas? Fourth." After the film, Raoul offered me a cigar—at last. As 1 ripped the label and cellophane, he cried: "Wait. Look at the label. It's a clear Havana. The real thing." I lit it carefully, folded the label carefully and put it gently in my pocket. That pleased him. * * * Tough John Nervous Tennessee's Frank Emanuel, a piece of valuable property belonging to the Dolphins, was supposed to have been at the luncheon but had some trouble getting out of North Carolina and didn't arrive until late in the afternoon after the luncheon at the Claridge broke up. We had to settle for linebacker John Bramlett, Memphis boy with the Broncos. There's nothing wrong with Tough John but we'd all seen him before although this was the first time I'd ever caught him in a business suit. And I hardly recognized him with his fists unclenched. He played for Memphis State, you know, and kicked around on the baseball lots of Osceola and Blytheville. He was almost kicked off these lots, too, because of his proclivity for brawling. They call it fighting spirit, I think. That's not what Stormy Lynch called it one night in Osceola when ha was umpiring behind Bramiett. Stormy called the cops. * * * Bramlett tried professional baseball for awhile but gave It up when he realized his glove would never be retired to the hall of fame. His shirt front maybe, but not his glove. Besides, there were only two plays in baseball he liked: sliding roughshod into second base in an attempt to break up the doubleplay or the play where the catcher just stands there with the ball and asks to be knocked down. Only trouble, Bramlett didn't get on base every gams and he couldn't get any kick out of an event if you couldn't hit your opponent at least once. * ' * * Bramlett, noticeably nervous when called on to speak In front of all these guys like Nat Buring, Jimmy Moore, Jerry Foley, Jack Eaton and-yes, Raoul Carlisle, said he was disappointed Emanuel wasn't at the luncheon. He said he wanted to see if there was any difference between shaking a $300,000 hand (Emanuel) and bust- Ing a $500,000 helmet (Joe Namafh). Or words to that effect. Tough John Bramlett can murder a good line off the gridiron u we'll u on it' Hew Driver Hurt Car Travels Up and Over Harl Prior of DeSoto, 111., probably thought luck was rid- 1 ng with him in his "Pig Farm- jr" super-modified,racer at Blytheville Speedway Sunday night. In his first app?.rance on an Arkansas track, the young driver won first place in the slow heat of Class A, the No. 2 race on the card. But a different kind of luck rode with him in the Class A feature. Other drivers later figured Prior's accelerator stuck as he tried to make a turn at the northeast comer. * * * Anyway, his car completely sleared the track barrier, spanned the pit road, went over a seven-foot fence and landed on the other side of the ditch. Then he turned over. He was conscious when taken from the car but later passed out. His injuries were described as serious. Drivers and mechanics estimated Prior's machine sailed at least 25 feet high and 40 feet beyond the track before cracking P. * * * That took some of the zing out the program as CIn.y Locher Little Rock won the A fea- ire. Hooker Hood was out of the oney again after winnig the :ass A fast heat. In the earl- r race, which he won coming ) from the last place, he de- jloped a hole in his oil pan. He [tempted to close it with a •ooden plug but apparently a iece of steel had slipped into ie pan and motor. He was finally forced to pul ut of the feature. * * * There was confusion at he niish of the Class C feature 'he flagman erroneously pre- ented the checkered flag to ohn Dunn of Hernando, Miss, nd the crowd sent up a storm f protest. The flag then made its second our around the oval, this time n the hands of the real winner, Curbbie Hays of Portageville. Surbbie also grabbed first place n the fast heat of Class C. In the first race, Class C slow leat, Robert Ragdell in Brand X won. Otto Scrape of Blytheville was jack in action in his super-modi- ied firecracker but didn't score. WALPOLE, Mass. — Curtis Bruce, 180, Newark, N.J., out- pointed Tom McNeeley, 210, Medfield Mass. 10. V 2 PRICE Molten Fire Cupid Plants Petunias Lantana Verbenta Colius Sultana Snapdragons GREENHOUSE 206 E. Davis All Work Guaranteed 18 Years Experience BILL BEARD Auto Body Paint & Gloss Works 2213 Birch St. (Rear) Ph. PO 3-8345 Buell W. Carter, MFA Agent 607N.««i Next Door to Dixie Pig Phont PO 3-3361 BETWEEN GAMES — Blytheville American Legion baseball players stock up at the refreshment stand between games {from left): Eddie Garner, Ron Beard,. Jerry McLaughlin, Searcy Hears and Larry McKinney. (Courier News Photo) Dud Casons Capture Pokie 9 Two Times By ED HAYES Sports Editor Dwight Williams, an old hand at Father's Day and winning baseball, enjoyed himself yesterday afternoon at Light Brigade Field. What took place at home is a family matter but on the diamond his American Legion Dud Casons won their 16th and 17th games of the year (against one loss). The Casons stepped on Pocahontas 14-3 and 8-1 in a pair of seven-inning jobs. * * * Newcomer right hander Larry McKinney was in control on the hill in the first game. He had a no-hitter through four innings before Pokie's catcher George Pricthard singled. McKinney finished with a four hitter as the visitors finally solved his deliveries. He fanned the last batter. Williams liked McKinney's control above his other qualities. The Casons slapped eight hits in the opener. Although Got Termites: Call ACME! Don't Want Termites? Call ACME! PO 3-3280 ACME HE CO. 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BATTING—Dick McAulSffe, 'igers, supplied both Detroit uns with a pair of homers in a -1 victory over the New York 'ankees. leading 3-0 after two innings, the Blytheville boys didn't get a hit off Fielden Allison until Searcy Mears doubled in the 'bird. Walks and sloppy fielding behind him was Allison's downfall. Reserve first baseman John Benson scored the final run of the game after he hit a one-bouncer over the fence in the left field corner for a double. Sam Singleton scored three times on an error, walk and single. * * * Walt Hampton was the winner in ths nightcap, chunking a three-hitter. He allowed one safety in the first frame and was invincible after that until Bill Gilbert doubled and Dave Brown singled in the seventh. HERMON JONES BUSINESS MEN'S ASSURANCE Ctt. 1420 Onion Ave Phone 274-4400 Memphis 4. Tfizmewe* Oal) tor Free Consultatlon. Insurance far "Estate Planning Key Man, Partnership an Corporation. Group, Pension. 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SECOND GAME Pocahontas .. 100 000 8—1 ^ 3 Blytheville .. 031 004 s—8 7 1 PocahontM — chrlstman: Gll- Dcrt and Spikes. Umpires—Stoiw and Gee. Scorer—Paul Human. Katz Jewelers NEW LOCATION 221 W. Main St. Next Door to Martin's Men's Store and Gaines-Wright Shoe Store. GENERAL MACHINE WORK & WELDING • TOOL AND DIE WORK • HEAT TREATING • ENGINEERING And DESIGNING BARKSDALE 325 South Broadway Manufacturing and Machine Works PO 2-2911 "HONDA" SUPER-SUMMER SALE Prices Cut From S10 to S30 on All Lis?ht Weight Models. Big Discounts for Cash on all Models. Low cost Financing Available. All Models On Display — At BLYTHEVILLE HONDA SALES 607 E. MAIN " "Bwi Mote Go* CONOCO SERVICE A8B ft DIVISION OIL CO. 1 (rand Sofrg Rmtt BtMrin-bulltPlm fcrnlittlt* Try before youbuyl SKIDMORE PIANO CO. 101 E. Main St. PhoM PO 3-7971''

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