The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1946 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 31, 1946
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PAGE BIGHT BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 31, 19<16 New Traveler Pitcher Wins UHk Rock Blanks Nashville Climb From Cellar. ""' BV BURNS BENNETT VmU^i Press Sports Writer ATLANTA, Ga., May 31. (UP) — The Little Rock Trnvclers were , , , words Uck out of the Southern Assocln-] „ , ,_ . , tkm cellar today thnnks to a nent pitching Job turned in by their Greenberg Gets Four Homers In Memorial Day Twin Bill BY CARL IAJNDQU1ST United rr«ss S]wr(s Writer NEW YORK, May 31. (UP)— They said Ihc big boy was through, that he had given his best base ball years to Uncle Sam and that by July 4 he probably would ouf of Ihc Detroit lineup. EHHagglo backing him up. Tie Yankees made 15 hi to. all singles, as Floyd Bering gained the second victory. r ; Bob Feller pitched, his fourth shutout and seventh victory: »t be Cleveland, blanking the White Box, new righthander, Elvrood Knierlm, irho blanked the Nashville Vols last nifiht 4 to 0 with a brilliant. four-hit performance. It was Knlcriin's first start for Ihe Travelers aiid he had command of the situation all the way. Meanwhile, his mates kept peeking away at southpaw Vilo Tnmulis for 12 hits which they managed to put tdgether for tingle runs in Ihe second, Ihird, seventh and eighth innings. It was Little nock's second straight win over the Vols. Tlie Atlanta Crackers made It 23 wins out of their last 28 games by scoring three runs' In the ninth Today Hank Grccnucrg left these gloomy prophets with no choice but to sit down nt ft not-too-palatable He admits he is tired, that his Ices aren't as springy as Ijeforc he went Into tlie service. It Isn't easy for him to take the beating a bIB man Rets at first base every day nntl innybe the lilts don't come as often as they once did. Just the same he was tied wllh Joe DlMag- glo for the major ic'aciie homer lead, wllh 11. His baiting average of .257 Isn't Imposing, bill 24 of his 30 3 t« o to end a four-gams winning streak which began with the debut 6f Ted Lyom as Chicago pilot. He gave up eight hits. Dill Dietrich and Ralph Hammer countered by pitching a 4 to 0 Chicago sliuU'n. Hamner • took over when Dietrich «ot a "tummy ache" in the fourth and preserved the •hutoui. He got credit for the victory in" wklch he also drove in two runs with a Wni gle. Prankle Haye* (JI Cleveland and Hal Tronky and Wally Motes oi Chicago hit homers. s The Phils were the only National League team to profit from the Inning to down the New Orleans the Browns, lie hil.Uoof them in Pelicans 6 to 3 behind tluj six-hit the first game and drove In four pilching of big Bill Ayers who runs to back up . Di/y,y Trout's racked up his eighth win of the'.pitching In a 1 lo 2 win. His third „ hlls have been for extra bases, holiday, winning both of their giving him a slugging percentage games from the plants at Phlladel- of .593, second high In the league. And he has driven in 28 runs, tops for the team. It was big Hank's day yesterday at St. Louis where he hit three homers as the Tigers divided with the year. Charlie Glock homered Atlanta In th e fourth with sacks empty. The Chatlanooga Lookouls gained half a game on Ihe leading Crackers by taking a twin bill from for I homer spoiled n shutout lor Denny Galehouse, who pitched n six-hit 2 lo 1 victory [or the Browns In th e second game. Double Win tor iiosloii At Boston, the rollicking Red 8 to 5 and 3 to 1. II WRS llielr first twin win of the season. Hugh Mulcfthy mid Oscar Judd :urned in the victories. Johnny V/v- rostek and Ron Northy of the 1'lills and Buddy Blattncr of the dianls hit horriera. Card* Use • 1* Hnrltrj . Sour pitching plagued the Cnrd- iimls at Pittsburgh where live fjt. Louis fllngcrs were used tn encli (jnme as the teams split. The Hues, getting 28 hlls for the day, won tlie opener, 9 to 3 as Fritz Oslcr- mucller cashed ; in on a Six-run rally In the eighth to win his third game. Pittsburgh almost won the second game the same way, • scoring seven runs In the eighth, but the Card* came back with five In the, ninth, to win, 12 to li. The Pirates added two . more in the ninth, but-fell one short of a tie. Ralph Klner homered for Pittsburgh and George Kurowskl got a three-run homer for the Cards. .The Dodgers stayed two games In front of St. Louts by dividing with the Braves at Brooklyn. Klr- by-Hlgbe gained a 5 to 0 five-hit shutout for his third straight Dodger victory in the opener. Boston got- off .to a 9 to 2. lead In .two Innings nrid coasted to a 10 to 3 second game victory In which Johnny Hopp set the pace with two (jingles and a double. 'Hank Wyse pitched « four-hitter to i g^v'c Chicago a. 6;to 2 win at Cincinnati ''anj Hank Borowy appeared to be following suit 'In the nightcap when he blew up in the ninth and the Reds got six runs .to .win, 7 to 0. Borowy had tanned'.11 and allowed only six hits *'hcn he lost his stuff. Ray Mueller cracked a two run homer In [he big Red rally. > Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Chatlauooga nl Memphis. Nashvll'le at Little Rock. Atlniita ut New Orleans. BlrminKliam at Mobile. NATIONAL I,EA<:t!E Cincinnati RL Chicago. Only panic scheduled. AMERICAN LEAUUE Philadelphia at New York, night HoganinLead In Golf Event Goodoll Round Robin Tournament' Finds Old Man Par Tough. HY S'TKVK BNII>KK ViMtd Prfs.s Sports WrIUr MAMARONECK, N. Y., May 31. (UP)—MtUc ncn Hognn, money innn 01 the year In professional' B«lf, put his tliree-jjolnt lead In the; 510,000 Ooodall Round Robin Tournament squitrcly on the line today against bulky Lnwson Little, tilt only man in the hnndpickcd field of 15 who could still breath Hie dust from Hognn's flying spikes. Rifling a one under par 71 nt tlie Winged Foot County Club yesterday, Houan whipped Sum Sncad. 4 up. and Herman Keiscr, the masters champion from Akron, O., (i up, for n llrst round score of plus 10. He'll carry thai today against Little, who winged through, the fifst round with a plus seven, and Hob Hamilton, JW44 professional U<iltcr association champion, who lost, to both rivals ;yesterday and wound up with :i minus"10 al the buttom of the standing!!. Hoyan's 35-36-71. achieved by a putter that couldn't miss, was the only sub-par round over the well- liuppcd 6,039-ynrd layout. Little rode right on even par in dofeatlnj; Sam Uyril of Detroit, 0 up, and Jimmy Hlnes of Chicago, •i up, for his plus seven total. Cards kited all the \vaf to an 8'J turned in by BrUisn open champion Dick Burton. Finishing off his 3G hole challenger mulch with Burton. Byron Nelson wobbled through 12 holes before scoring „ 7 to e triumph over the 30-year-old Briton. He had piled up a .six hole lead in their first round at Newton, Mass., on Wednesday. Nelson completed his first, round In the Goodall with a 76 and a plus five on the scorelwards, lied for third with E. J. (Dutch). Harrison of Little Rock, Ark,, and Herman liairon of White Plains, N. Y. Nelson defeated Burton, for Goodall purposes, four up, and tinned back Jimmy Demarct of Houston, Tex., 1 uj>. Yesterday's Results KOUTHKKN I,KA<U K LIUle Rock" 4, Nashville 0. AUnntu 6, New Orleans 3. ChaUniiooBti «, Memphis 4. 1st game, 7 Innings.) Challanooga 14, Memphis 8 (2nd game). Mobile 9, Birmingham 8. AMEGICAN for Your Stanley's Household CleiiiiiriK Chemicals, Furniture Cleaner, Window Cleaner, Woodwork G'lraner Call MRS. ALMA SCIIKHK Ke.tidrnci; Vhoiie 839 Boston 0-7, Washington 5-2. New York e-ii, Philadelphia 1-3. Cleveland 3-0, Chicago 4-0. Detroit, 7-:, si. Louis \-i. NATIONAL I.KAGUK Brooklyn 5-8. Boston 0-10. Philadelphia 8-3, New York 5-1. Pittsburgh fl-11, si. Louis 3-12. Chicago (J-B, Cincinnati 2-7. Read Courier newi Want Ada COLDCREST f aas fill the stands.. ^** . /**• V^— / ft A Goldcrest^ •RFFH TE-.r-E'jS!! BX'v.OoCO MtrMfM.S TENNtSitt -UAjAiJlll R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Box office opens at 7:60; PkUr* starts it 7: IS. Friday and Saturday "WEST of the PECOS" '' Midi Bab Mitt-hum & Barbara Hale I C'onKity and 3rd Chapter of "Haunted Harbor" Sunday and Monday "Masquerade in Mexico" with Dorothy Lamour, Arturo de Cordova KKO NEWS & SELECTED SHORT the Memphis Chicks. The Look- Sox stayed six-and-a-hnlf games outs took the seven-inning opener nhcad of the Yankees by trouncing 6 to 4 and the regulation nightcap Ihe skeptical senators, 6 lo 5 and 14 lo 8. They Lookouts used five 7 to 2. Washington manager Ossle pitchers in the two games while niucgc, who Insists the Red Sox Memphis used six with Bob Callan nr c playing over their heads, found and Hardin Cathcy geltlng the wins that they were playing over the snd Gene Lambert nnd Lester Wll- Senators' heads, too. Boston won ILs suffering the losses. ' Ihe opener wllh five runs In the The Lookouts hammered out 13 ln s two innings, Bobby Doerr scor- hlts in the first game and 21 in • ing the winning run from second In the aftermath. . I the ninth on a force out while the; Tlie Mobile Bears made it two bewildered Nat Infield was trying straight over the Birmingham Ba-|to complete a double play at first, rons by scoring three runs in the Lefty Mickey Harris won his eighth last half of the last Inning to win game in Ihe afterpiece, pitching a 9 to 8 in a wild, free-scoring game, seven-hitter. Glen Russell nnd Ted Tlie Barons used four hurlcrs and Williams got Boston homers and the Bears three. Paul Minner gain- Jeff Healh lilt one for Washington" W'thc win and AlTote was charged | The Yankees Trcbt pace by beat- wljh the loss. John Cappu homered Ing the Athletics twice at New fot. the Barons in the fourth with , York, (i lo 1 and C to 3, getting 21>; none,on. |lilts for the day. Spud Chandler, "-Tlie same scries conlinuc tonight won his seventh game in the opcn- ifrith single games. er, homers by Tommy Henrlch and MEAD'S have new feathers for the Chief for FATHER'S I)AV, Sunday, June 1(5 If It's for a Man . . . MEAD'S Will Have It! Speed Classic Winner Earns Record Sum BY TOMMY DEVINE • United, Prrss Sporls Wrilrr INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 31. (UP)—George Robson. of Los An- Eeles, a slender liltle Buy who never before had been able to collect a dime from aiilomobile racing's richest event went on the . lit. gold standard lortay as the result of his victory in the 3IKh renewal Qf the 50fl-,rnUe|Merriorial pay'.eyciifc, ; at ^tKeV Indianapolis Speedway^ ~. «' t •Robson^.yas, .ready', .lo I^rcet the " track barilfpri'nrtii 'coilecl'Vljouli $43,- obljU- one t>f ' the 'grcatckt single hauls evetVgipds ,bx ».. v driver.. .The. mild E ^i*ar'reri&ifai.rjf..Ui(!'y < 56pi'WW!. - SHe.'tjSrlay'ed ;lHfe;'dTlvihg ikiu^acj dte%d5^i: 5 'i| S^irsi,6t racing; '.nifiqlj- cuil^ Trid a" trim blue Thorne Engineering special that held togelh- er while Iho majority of the snort's Ing apart on Hie track, before Ihc eyes of 175,000 fans. Robson's victory was ti hard- earned one and }\c was pushed right 1do»n to the finish by Jimmy Jackson, 33 -year -old Dearborn, j«lch., driver. v Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Atlanta 33 14 .702 Chatlanooga 28 18 'COS Nashville 20 18 52S New Orleans 23 1 21 523 Memphis 24 22 522 Mobile 11 26 Ji95 Little Rock 15 27 .357 Birmingham . .: 15 2D .341 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. Boston 32 0 780 New York 2G 16 .619 Washington . . ....20 17 .541 Detroit 22 13 .531 Cleveland . 17 23 .425 St. Louis . 17 23 425 Chicago . . 15 21 417 Philadelphia .. 9 30 231 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. 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