The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 27, 1938 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 27, 1938
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; PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1938. Iron Man Found Hustle A Necessity, Made It Year- Habit' ly BY HARRY GIIAYSON Spoils Edilor, NEA Service Henry Louis Qehrlg, nbcnii to participate in his 2000th gnme with the New York Yankees, expects to remain In harness for five more years. Tlie Iron Man, who hasn't misse<l a contest since he broke In on June 1, 1825, will be 35 years of nue June 19. Those closest to tlic Rupperl HiflK profess to see indications that Gelirig Is slowing down and less able to shake things "If than lie was before. There was no sign of the latter in Cleveland, however, when Co- hiniblH Lou bouncer! right, hack into the thick of things after a lame back forced him to retire In tht 1 sixth inning two days earlier. • "Luck," replies Orlirlg, when asked about his phenomenon in endurance, but R belter cxplnnn- tlon is that the longevity of his consecutive-gnme streak- simply is n- by-product of n burning nm- bition to lift himself and his parents out of n Harlem tenement house. J- "My mother and father were ill when tile Yankees gave me a bonus for signing at the end of my soph- Relaxing After Ball Game I/m Gchrlj,' snys tlittl ram]>l<-te rrluxHtlon immediately following each has helpi'il him to establish his nninxlnjr <:<msi'i:mlvi,> (!»ine record. MEAD'S Jo n e s b o r o, Blylheville Clubs Try To Catch Up On Schedule Again Delay Armstrong- Ross Fight NEW YOliK, May 27. (UP) -Tile Barney Kos-s-llcnry Armstrong light lor the woiH wcKcrA'clglil chnm- omore year nt Columbia," explains | pionshin, already delayed 24 ho " the great first baseman. "I needed •the money badly. "Baseball offered Ihe one way to financial security for me and my own, and 1 decided to innkc the most of It. I figured that I had ID years at the most,, and made up my mind to piny all the baseball I could in the best wiiy I could during that period." BASEBALL IS SEHIOUS BUSINESS WITH GEIIRIG ^•Naturally, in the beginning, pehrlg didn't have the slightest idea.of breaking the consecutive- game mark. J'*'But I was in deadly earnest," he explains, "Baseball was much more Uian a pastime to me. It was a serious business. "My people were very poor. "My early life was denied the luxuries and many of the co forts that kids nowadays seem to take for granted. by lain, was postponed a second (line today lit'~ausc of underlain weather. Promoter Mike Jacobs lunioiinccil it would be held Tuesday night. Northeast Arkansas League W. L. Pet. ttnilhersvillc . . BlyUievltie ...... Pnrngould ...... Jonesboro ..... , Rulcsvlllc Newport 15 8 T2 8 Kl 10 0 9 8 13 « 15 .052 .liOO .005 .500 .381 .288 Southern tongue Atlanta ChatUinooga ,. Little Rock Memphis Nashville .. New 'Orleans .. Birmingham .. W. L. Pet. 23 11 ,575 National New York- Chicago ?.t Boston "No player ever welcomed the opportunity to get money quickly Knoxvllh more eagerly lhan I did. It was slrlctly.up to me to make the most of my time in the game. ','?? course, ivhen I line! played a filfqd total of games, I gave that total some thought. I took pride in that total, and hope I can extend Cincinnati it for a good many more games." Pittsburgh As Gehrig points out, other play- St. Louis ... ers could develop the same will and Brooklyn .. . the same iron. He encounters ath- Philadelphia letes almost every day who are laid lip with injuries that lie simply ig- Ainrriran npres. .Teammates insist that injuries Cleveland or Illness make the big boy from Bcston .. the sidewalks of New York go all Ncw York the harder. It is his determine- Washington lion to do his finest despite what Chicago he calls minor hurts and aches. Detroit . Well fixed now, and the highest ''"""delphia paid player in the game at $39,000 sl - L0>lls Gehrig hustles as hnrd us ever. IRON MAN HUSTLES AS HARD AS A PEAGKKEN ' Another veteran might Vie tempt- 66 to avoid as ninny risks ns possible to prolong a consecutive- game streak such as the Iron Man has compiled, but not Gehrig, who has yet to pull a. punch—at bat, on the bases, or in the lield. Gehrig has his own training theories, too. The Yankees were playing cx- . hibitlon games when Gehrig reported the last two springs, and Columbia Lou hopped right into them. "Might as well get sore mid be done >vith It," he beams. One reason for the longevity of his consecutive-game streak. Oeh- rig believes, is tlie fact lhat he relaxes completely immediately following each game. He sits in his sweaty uniform for from 15 to 30 minutes, smoking a pipe or perhaps a cigaret He may take a bottle of beer. He gives tired nerves and muscles a chance. Other players, he points out, always seem to have an early date downtown. They undress hurriedly . . . take quick showers. This Is not only likely to tic them but they risk catching cold. But the principal reason why Henry Louis Gehrig is about to play his 2000th consecutive game Is that his early enthusiasm became R habit, and it remains so today—In this, his 16th season in professional baseball 21 IB 22 17 19 n 20 18 in 22 If] 23 13 22 W. L. 22 S 13 ll> 12 17 1C 15 15 12 18 .508 .564 .528 .520 AG3 .395 .311 Pet. .710 -G18 .571 .515 .500 .-100 Newport Beats Pilots In Fast Game, 3 To 2 NEWPORT. Ark., May 27.—Play- Ing their jfiiine In record lime for a contest lu-rc, the Newport Curtli- nals defeated the CiUuthersvllh' Pilots. ;) to 2, yesterday. S'Mte by Innings: H. II. E. Canitlu-rsville .000 000 200 2 4 1 Newport 100 101 00.x 3 <l 0 Kcopman and pllo; Swrckard :md Bln/X). Greenwood Turns Down Grid Game Here Next Fail The PAYOFF 9 18 .333 W. L. Pet. KY .FERRY URONDFIKU) NEA .Service Simr<s Writer Everyone on Cauliflower Boulevard thinks he has the right answer to the Loiils-SchinclhiK riddle, but maybe It's Harry Thomns who should be given the cupped ear before anyone. The rugged Minnesotan thinks he has it ligurecl out correctly, and after till, who should have a better right to the answer? If you recall, It was Thomas who was belted out by both of them, within the space of a few months. "The big dilTcrence between Louis and Schmellng," states Englo Bend Harry like a physics- pcof conducting n lecture, "is that Max hit.s with one hand and Joe hits with two. 1 ' Simple mathematics, thereupon, reveals n point in Louis' favor. "Sure, Louis can't take one on tbe chin any too well, but he can hit so much harder than Scluiicllnij that there's no comparison between the two. 22 11 19 12 17 11! ID 17 12 13 It 17 11 lil 1) :>2 .GCT ,f>13 .580 .528 .480 .452 .1101 Yesterday's Results Northeast Arkansas I.raguci Newport 3, Caruthersville 2. Jonesboro nt Dlyllicvillc, rain. Paragould at liulesville. Soulhrrn League Chattanooga 4, Memphis 3. Atlanta -I, Little Rock 0. Nashville 8. Birmingham 4. Now Oilcans 9. Knoxvllle 5. nv j. p. I.'KIUNO Haltied out hist night In tho .'•i'heduli'd nume of the scries, thi' Tllvthcvillb Giants and Jones- • bom Giants, weather permuting, Hill pliiy both games tocbiy. Tliey resume their diamond w:ir- fiiif this afternoon at 3 p.m., and uiml up the sol tonight at 8 p.m. Wilh CiirmhiTsville mid Para, oiilil both losin;. thi; Giants gametl a half game 011 each by their idleness. The I'ilois bowed before Ihn line hurling of Howard Swoctaix), Nnvporl winning, 2-1, and have only a liiiini! and a half lead over Elly-, theviHe. Williams' line hurling and dutch hitting by A! Ziirlllu antl Andy Kreevlch rmihli'ti iiau'.svllle to trip the Kflwlx, 0-4. The loss ilro|j|ieil them to a full game bfthhiil the Bolwrnu'ii. Tommy Gorman and Lester Howling are slated to tangle hi a hut-lint,' diii-1 In the afternoon sctto, Gorman is a lefthander with a record of one victory and two defeats. Bowling lias won his lone start of the' cm-rail .season. He was with the visiting Giants last year and proved to be quite a nemesis to the locals. A product of New York Clly, Goi- jiiini is serving his first season in professional baseball. Manager Hcrschell Bobo plans to send iii his ace. Harry FeMnian, in (lie after supper contest, and lie *'" likcl >' <lrllw Bil1 Stearns. Fclcl- lo meel, tlic Chicks here on October! " la "- nlso a native of Ihe IMS city, 28 us liiitl l)cen lenlnlivcly agreed \ lms won r ° 1 "' B amfs without a de- upon. [ feat. Stearns has been beaten twice Blythcvlllc had revised it.s sohcd-1 lllls • s(?(lso » !ltl<l 'V Klytheville both ule in nil allempt to obtain tlw I Umcs - ln his first appearance the date with the strong Greenwood. 1 lmmeUn8s ra PP ccl llllu from the twice defeated by the Chicks. \i\\ >mx '" " le fourlh on live consecu- intcrestlnj games. Final word from! tive lllts - Hc survived Hie route on Greenwood 'Was to the effect that M ">' 9 ' bul n!ul tllc misfortune to BlytlK'ville high school officials today renewed (heir effort, to fill in the only remaining open dnU; on Ihe 1938 schedule of the Blythevillc Clilekiunws when word was received from Greenwood, Miss., |,h,u the Greenwood team would he unable the athletic board has disapproved the gnme here bpcnuse Greenwood had tilts with two strong trams. Minml. Fla. and Meridian. Miss, within n short time ami did not desire to take so formidable n. too as Blythcville in addition. The chick schedule now includes: •Piggott. here. Sept 1C. Pine Bluff, there. Sept. 23. North Little Hock, (here. Sept. .11) Little Rock, (here, Oct. 7. Pin-iigould, there, Oct. 14. Clnrksvllle. here. Oct, 21. Open date (here). Oct. 28. Hope, there. Nov. 4. Jonesboro. here. Nov. 11. Waluut Iild«r. there. Nov. 18. Ponesl Citiv, here. Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 2-!. draw Peldman and was lienten, 3-1. Skipper Bobo announced this morning thai the home team would play only night games on Thursdays ami Fridays, and Ihe remainder of the games would be played in (he afternoon. The plan will go into eifect •when the Giuitts return from the_road trip. June 5. Here's Modern Fitblc PAINESVILLE, O. (UP)—Harvey Poulson, farmer of Perry, O.. kept •JO fires burning in his vineyard to prevent frost from destroying his grape crop, but hh" neighbors, svho took no such precaution, had their crops ruined. • • LOUIS 11Y A MINNESOTA MILE "Louis was Ihn first lighter to really hurt me." Harry admits. "He did more (.him hurt me in He well-nigh paralyzed Sclnncling. 1 Chicago. mo. "Cut not so . knew what I wns doing every minute of the lime 1 was in (lie ring with him -and if hu hadn't cut my eyes tliey wouldn't have stopped the bout. "As far as I'm concerned there's no doubt In my mind at nil. It'll be Louis by a Minnesota mile." So. then, if yon think Professor Tliomus is qualified to discuss the subject, there's another answer for you. Palace Defeats Terry, Ties For Loop Title Palace cafe ilefc-.ited Terry scr-' ec station last night to finish in a tie for the second half championship of the City Bowling league. Holt Funeral Home lurnrd in an npsH. -victory over John's confrc- tloneiir to eliminate the latter Irom title consideration. A play-off for the second half title between Terry and Palace will be necessary. LaCironc Whittle. John's captain, linifhtti out in front for individual scorers for the second half, nosing out Lee Warnngtnn in the final National League All games rained out. American Len^iie New York 5. Detroit 1. Boston 8, Cleveland 4. Philadelphia 8. Chicago 1. Washington 12. St. Louis up. Today's Games Northeast Arkansas League Paragould at Batesville. Caruthersville at Newport. Jcnesboro at Blylheville iday and night). Southern League Memphis at Chattanooga, game. Little Rock at. Allantn. New Orleans at Knoxville. Birmingham at Nashville, nighl. Batesville Defeats Paragould, 4 To 2 BATESVILLE, Ark., May 27 — The Batesville White Sox defeated the Paragould Rebels, 4 to 2 here last night.. Williams. White Sox righthander, held the Rebels in check all the ^ay while the Batesville team bunched Its hits. Srore by Innings: R.H.E, Parasould .... 000 001 010 274 Batesville .... 201 000 lOx 4 r i. 1 , Churchill mid -Martin; Williams and Boden. ***d Cssr.x Ken w«nl A* National League Brooklyn at Boston (2 games). Chicago at Pittsburgh 'Philadelphia at New York. St. Louis at Cincinnati, game. night American Cleveland at si. touts. Detroit at Chicago. Only Dailies. Old \Viue Taxes Studied COLOMBIA, S, C. (UP) — Two centuries ago ministers, clerks and sextons of the Church of England in South Carolina were paid with the revenue from wines, ale and rum, Rosamond e R. \Vlmberly revealed in her thesis, "Drinking Customs in South Carolina, IGG3- 1830.' Potpourri: Larry MacPhail knows what he'f iloiny: . . . night baseball will draw 'em at Ebbet-s Field for more reasons than just tlie novelty of it Flntbiish fans, who think Boily Grimes' lads arc dairy enough daylight can hurdly wait until tin. Dodgers get under the arc lamp? ... it ouglita be good. Bobby Grriyson ups anil predicts Stanford will be in Ihe Rose Bowl i on New Year's Day, l!)39, while j Tiny Thornhlll. who wns attending n banquet with him, almost choked to death. . . . The Cardinals' head man then spent the next 15 minutes explaining his assistant was a little too enthusiastic. . . However, It might be a good lip-otr, at that One of (he warnings to the big- shots in the National Open at Cherry Hills. Denver. Colo., will be: "don't forget the lighter atmosphere." Cherry Hills Is about 8000 feel above sea level . . . which means the air will be lighter . . . which means there will be less air resistance . . . which means the pin will travel farther than under normal circumstances. . , . According to spring grid drills | just completed at Ohio Slate, a 6- foot. 200-pound sophomore by the name of Don Scott Is the greatest backfielct prospect since Chic Harley . . . Despite thi> fact that any Favors Sliort Han PARRY SOUND, Out. (UP) — Only thing that really shocks Mrs. William Ncwbnrn. who has celebrated her 102nd birthday here. Is "Hie sight of young girls parading the streets in short.s," she told friends who attended her birthday party. VOU GET BOTH The protection you have a right tn expect ami Ihe price you want l» |i:iy in .iiiy one. nf our reconditioned Used Cars. TKRBIS to suit your purse. l!m Chevrolet Master Coach $17S 1M5 Chevrolet Cnacli S'ilif. lfttf> Chevrolet Master Coupe 5265 1931 Chevrolet Pick-up truck SIG5 1!WI Chev. m-in. 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