The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 17, 1949 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 17, 1949
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER KEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 19« Heintzelman Stops Brooklyn 2-1 After Cardinals Lose 5-4 Bj Jo* Rtlchtar : AuKwlated Press Sporty Writer Curve-balling Kenny Hcinlzelman lias whipped Hie Cardinals three times this season. Yet he probably would be j nisht. Leslie Grid Rules Clink To Be Held Here Coaches, Players And fans to Discuss Regulation Changes A football niles discussion meeting, sponsored by the Arkansas- Athletic Association, has bcrn scheduled for Blythcvillc Monday elected mayor of St. Louis if lie chose to run. lleinlzelman has one recommendation that already has endeared him to the hearts of all St. Louisiana. Me is the only pitcher who holds five straight decisions over the Cards' most hated rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers. Ken is practically a St. Louis citizen, having been horn in Peruque, Mo. Were it not for the crafty Phils-+ • — delphia lefthander, the Dodgers now would -be leading the Cardinals by A comfortable margin in their battle JOT the National League pennant. An it is, the Brooks own only a slender half game edge today. The Dodgers had a golden oportunlty to strengthen (heir lead last night, but could not fathom the slants of the .iS^ycar-old veteran. Earlier In (be day, the Cards had blown a 4-2 lead In thr ninth when the Chicago Cubs rallied for three runs to win. 5-4. That put the Redbirds a fill! game behind. A Brooklyn victory over Philadelphia would have men tit a game and a half advantage. That's where HeintzHman came in Not content with four straight successes, over thpm. Ken hud to hurl a seven-hitler to whin tho Doctfjres for the fifth lime, 2-1 It took his mates 12 inning? to win it for him, but that they did when Richie '. Ash burn trmlod in Kennv in flie lop of the third extra frame. Heintzelman had reached bftsc on A force out. . SchmHz Beats Cards Don . Newcombo was the losing hxirler. He allowed eight hits, three to Dick Sisler. . An old SI, Louis nemesis. Johnny Schinttz, combined with Cub first baseman Herman Refch to clio the Redbirds. Schrnitz. always tough for the Cards to beat, (mined hi? second win over them with a one- inning relief stint. • Reich came through twice with the base." loaded to drive in four runs. He singled In the fourth with the bags occupied,, and doubled in the ninth tinder the same circumstances. The CubV winning run. resulted from Roy Smalley's bases loaded sinslc Speck, one football of- Barons Hold Slim Margin Over Nashville A freak of mathematics enabled tin: Jjinmnyham Buiom tci holt! on co their southern aa.soci;u:on had by a murgm ihiuuer Uum the stem of i huh 1 teeth tociiiy, .uuiou^n | actually u half-game bi'hmd Liu j N'aiiivtUc VoJs. I The isuvoiii are sliil out in Irunl ' of (h c Vols oy .U02 it\vo-tL'n-ihous- i unduisj ol a pfixentage puint. Jnu i Krcximaut's: uirmiayham, .yoa (10; i Nashville .UU3 U>. ] J'tgumi am to three plates, the I livo uall cluus arc tit'll, with the | Utiroiui trailing the Vol-s by the abuvC'intnUoned half gume* 'I In- Unrons louml then nemesis in big Jim Bagljy of tht of the state's leading ficral-s said yesterday. The meeting will be one of the stati ide scries now being conducted by the AAA to familartAe coaches, players anti fail?; with 'he rules governing hipli school, especially the recent changes. Mr. Speck staled (lint a meeting plnce in Rlylheville has not a.s yet been obtained but that one will be .-elected and announced in the near future Thr* meeting has been called for 8 o'rfork. Mr. .SncrV: will lend Ihe discussion of Ihe n'!(*.> ami rules changes and lie ?aid that he hoped !o ob- laln servic-'- nf oi'p or two other iMdliiR o/fiHM?: nt ihe clinic. The mrrtine will lir open to all ron oh e. 1 ?, pin vers a ml fans of t he county, he said, Doughbovs Win Legion's Sixth Regional Crown LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 17—Wj—A 17-year-olc] iron nirtn hm Ler pitched I Uie" LiUlc Rack Doughboys into the American Legion Sixth Regional junior baseball championship Ailamu last nis , u . CI.ICKWS lasL n.ant. He shut mem wiUl riB Wh a mk-r Prank Lucas om j u> 0 lo give ihe 1,1,1, place throwing n pair of three-hitters. Ci.u-.vci5 the series, lour names to! the noll o|,i,oys defeated Holsuni- .,,.,, . Foriicr ol New Orleans 10-2 and Vols took llw cimuaiKx>gii 110 _i j t)l[ , rcui o,ial playoff finnls Lookouts over the hurdles, 8-:l. ben ' Waue wn.s backed up ijy a 15-int I UIH'. 'lue HOW THEY NATIONAL LCAGUE Brooklyn . St. Louis ... New York .. Boston Philadelphia Pittsburgh . Cincinnati . Chicago . . • W 68 68 ' 57 55 , 55 51 4$ 43 AMKKICAN LEAGUE W L New York .... Cleveland . .. Boston Philadelphia . Detroit Chicago Washington . St. Louis Pet .624 .618 .523 .500 ,491 .457 .411 .377 I'd .15211 .595 .593 .540 .54-1 .429 .319 .312 SOUTIIHKN LEAGUE W L HinniHRhaffl 73 48 Nashville 76 Atlanta 61 New Orleans 64 Mobile M Little Rock 54 Mrtnphis f>2 ChiHUmoo^i 51 Pet .003 .603 .530 .525 Yeslcrclav's Results \.-vi ins'Ai. i.EAGi'i: Chicago S. St. Louis 4. Cincinnati 2. Pittsburgh 1 HO innings'. Philadelphia 2. Brooklyn \ 'V> iti- ninss'. New York 4. Boston b. Vol ainick. including the Naslu'illc homers, carl> Sawatski belted his 3Wh of Hie year in ihe fourth frame. Wade banged out another. Third sucker Bob Reid clouted a lountitrippcr Chattanooga. lor The Mobile Beats l>:iUcrc<| the New Orleans Pelirnns 19 to 10. to put the two learns into a third place tie. The rampaging Bear:, jumped on four Pel twirlers for 17 in the. ninth off Howie Pollett. working in. relief. Al Benton, a 38-year-old castoff, pitched-the Cleveland Indians into second place in the torrid American League 'Race. Benton, released last year by. Detroit, stopped his former mates with six hits as the Indians shut out the Tigers, 5-0. The trium- hp put' the Tribe two percentage points over the Boston Red Sox and three and a half pames behind the pace-setting New York Yankees. Rain washed out the scheduled Yankee-Washington game. Rosox Lose "-4 The Philadelphia Athletics defeated Boston, 7-4, to snap a seven game winning streak. lor the Red j Sox. The defeat dropped the Bosox three aVid a half games behind the ' Yankees. Sam chapman's eighth inning home run started a lour- rtm rally that spelled defeat for young Maurice McDennoit. The victory shoved the A's into fourth place, a'-half game above the Timers. Lefty. Monte Kennedy pitched the New York Giiants to a 4-0 victory over the Bills' Southworth- less Boston Braves. The Braves, manager accepted a leave of absence earlier in the day. Rookie Lloyd Mfrriman singled in the winning run ns the Cincinnati Reds nipped the Pittsburgh Pirates,^2-1, in a 10-inning thriller. Howie Fox won the pitcher's duel from Bob Chesnes. Hairy Walker one short of the record set by left fielders. Southpaw Bob Kuzava pitched the Chicago White So.v lo a 4-0 triumph over the St. Louis Brawns. He allowed only three hits for his eighth victory.' He has lost only two. here last nijlht Once defeated In the double elimination tournament. Little Rock needed Ijolh games to win last night and Lucas, ^ho had caught the niSht before, came through He pn>- viously had pitched two other gamt-.s in the touim\v, losing one to New Orleans, Heavy hit tint: of last night's catcher. Jimmy Ciuithron, paced the Doughboys' 28-hit assault in the two games. However, (he New Orleans defense fell apart In the con- Ruck a six-run Little Mows and two real-big, big innings.» second contest, four errors They crossed home plate five times '• tribntins to in the third inning and nine more i outbreak. in the next frame. Ed Barrett was "• tile victim of the first Bear uprising, and Jim KlecMcy of the second. Meanwhile, (he Memphis Chicks shutout the Little Rock Travelers. 12 to 0, behind the 10-hil twirling of Bobby Cain, The Chicks started off with four runs apiece, in the second and third innings. Hoot Armstrong doubled with the bases loaded '" 'he third, and Les Layton hit for the circuit with one on in the fourth. The victory was Cain's seventh. He has lost 'three. Victoria Team Wins Series Final From Luxora 6-2 A.llKKir.AN LEAGUE Cleveland 5. Detroit 0. Philadelphia 7, Boston 4. Chicago 4, St. Louis I). Washington at New York, poned. rain. SOUTIIKRN LEAGUE Atlanta -1. BinniniihRin 0. Memphis 12, Little Rock 0. Nashville 8. Chattanooga 3. Mobile 19. New Orleans 10. post- City League Tilts Set for Tonight Wet Ground* Delay Gomes in Softball Championship Series The City Soltbnll League will mnke another try at getting Its championship playoff tinderu'ay tonight after wet grounds from yesterday's rains washed out p!ny last night. Opening games o the playoff were postponed late yesterday when J- P. Garrott. Y director, ruled that the Walker Park diamond was in too poor condition to permit piny. With the po.stponment of Barnes last night teams Invoked in the playoff will be forced to play two and possibly three nights In a vow without the usual one niRlit rest. Second-round games in the Iwi- aut-of-three scrips arc slated for tomorrow niniit mui third names, if needed will be played Friday : nieht. ; rn tonight's first game the Phil-•- lips Motor Company Fordmen are slated to meet the Ark-Mo Kllo- uatlers with Blylhcville Motor Conniany playing Sullivan-Nelson | in 1'ie second. j Tom Ivey, considered by many ] as (lie league's best Innler. is expected to work for the Fnrdmen j -leaitist either Stewart Gurley or \ Billy Demon of the Kilnwalters Tn the second contest, fcrwin i Junes is slated to work for Blythc- j ville Motor a»ainst John Easley of j S:'i'ivan-Nel«on. : The first game is sc''"diiled for '. 8 o'clock. Sports Roundup Jf. B; Charles C. Cain for Hugh Kullerton, Jr.) DETROIT, Aug. 17. (/P> — The Hazel Park Racing Association, undaunted by declining attendance and mntiiels handles at other Michigan tracks, opens Us luxurious new track ni suburban Detroit today. The new group, composed of Detroit business men, sank an estimated $1,750,000 in the five-eighths mile track. It plans a 46-day meet. Todnv's Games \;\TIO.\;\[ LKiM.IIK Chicago at Pittsburgh 'night). St. Louis ai Cincinnati Mu'yhu. Philadelphia at Brooklyn- New York :u Llost-on. AMKfMCAN LKACITF Washington at New York <night). Deivoit ;U Chitugo inigln*. Cleveland nf St. Louis (2» (night). Boston at Philadelphia might), SOUTllliKN LEAGUE Night games: Chattanooga at Memphis <:3>. Birmingham at Mobile <-). Nashville at Little Rock. (Only games i. I Truman to Gef Me/on, \But This One Not of The Political Variety HOPE. Ark., Aug. 17. MN—President Truman will receive a 133- pomid watermelon from two Hope. Ark., watermelon ''ci\\cvs. Carter Sutton and Dick Erwin. nf the Hope Farm Market said they have .shipped the melon—the tersest grown here this year—direct to Mr Truman at the White House The Hope Chamber of Commerce is sending 3.000 pounds of Arkansas grown melons to Washington the latter part of this month for the "Arkansas Chib" picnic. A melon weighing 123 pounds already has renchec T ConiT^ssman Oren Harris at the capital. Manager Jack Adams of the Detroit Red Wings took to the storm shelter Tuesday after announcing he had traded defenseman Bill Rckeiibu.^h to [he Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League, . The 21-year-old Qimckenbush, has been with the Red Wings shine 1942 and was named an all-star defcn.seman last year. Adams, -minded that the Detroit fans are sure to ride him for the trade, replied, "I know all this, but we want (he Stanley Cup. We have drfenscmfMi and we don't have foi u a rd So we had to trade, and you can be sure T hate lo lose Quackenbnsh." Boak Walker. Southern Methodist's "ll-America halfback, is visit- Ing the Detroit Lions football camn He still has another year of college football, but is on the Lions draft list. Raid Do McMilhn. coach and general manager of the Detroit entry in the National Football League* "There Is nothing unusual about when JUST A SPAT-Marie, th« kitten, dodges a left hook thrown by Daisy, the pup, as they begin their daily workout. Daisy, one- year old, and Man*, age two months, live next door to each other m New York, and though they spar aU Ihe time they are still the best of friends. Hit Brake, Step on K! Tc.sts indicate that even an ex- peri driver requires more than a half second before applying his brakes when a potential danger becomes visible. Walker's visit. Bobby Layne was in the Chicago Bears' camp long before he rtened with them. We won't put a bit of pressure on Walker. Tn fact, we won't even talk to him about 1949." Incidentally. half the Lions weren't speaking to the other half during Tuesday's practice session. The reason is that the team has been split into two squads for an exhibition charity game before an estimated 10,000 tans at Detroit tonight. Still on the Lions . . Directors of the club turned thumbs down this week on a plan to televise the Lions' home games, as was done last year. the No. 1 and 2 money earners among the nation's golf pros this season, will be among the missing the $16,500 Grand Rapids Sam Snead and Cary Middlecoff. open tournament gets under way Thursday. Another big drawing card, Bobby Locke ol South Africa, also will be absent as the PGA refused a request of tournament sponsors that Locke's suspension be lifted for the Michigan nleet. There probably wasn't a happier guy in the. major leagues yesterday than big Al Benton of the Cleveland Indians when he tossed a six hit 5-0 game against his old teammates, the Detroit Tigers. Wilson Football Practice Due to Start September 1 WILSON, Aug. 17 — Coach Roy Stobaugh or Wilson High School, yesterday announced that preseason grid training for his Wilson High Bulldogs would not begin until Sept. 1. Coach Stot>*ttg*i said that • number of hi. players are now holding summer jobs and could ni't begin pract'-e before Sept. 1. Thii give his team 15 days of practice before the opening of the 19« season Sept. 16. Five lettermen from the 1948 Bulldog team will return this year, Coach Stobaugh said. These Include: Jimmy Muncey and Eugene Nixon, backs: Jimmy Garrett and Edwin Webb, cento's: Cecil Williams, tackle and Donnle McDanlel, end. However. Coach Stobaugh pointed out that only one of the five. Webb was a starter last year. Coach Stobaugh stated that hla team would employ the single wire* . offense aeni» I 1 -'* year. V He said that at the present he is having a little schedule trouble as both Wilson and T.uxora are slated to open the season with Monette on Sept. 16 but that he hoj>ed to havp this Ironed out before practire Rets underway. The Bulldogs' 19« schedule: Date Team Where Sept. 16 Monette there Sept. 23 Luxora here Sept. 30 Dyess there Oct. 7 Shawnee there Oct. 14 Truman here Oct. 21 Imboden here Oct. 28 West Memphis there Nov. 4 Tyronza here Nor. 11 Osceola here Nov. 18 Marvel! here Nov. 23 Reiser here Things you don't hear around Detroit—Harsh words about Manager Red RoHe of the Detroit Tigers. It's amazing how everyone including "le ball players, the sporUwriters and the fans are unanimous in saying kind words about the so-patient Rolfe. four Children Are Born In One Year to Woman JASPER, Tenn., Aug. 17. JAP) — Mrs. Raynord Hix of Whitwel. Tenn.. has given birth to her fourth clvld in lesf. than a year. The stork made only two trips- twin.? etch lime. A boy and a girl, both reported doing line, were born Sunday. The fii'it set, also a boy and a girl, was' born Sept 10, 1948. Hix. a packing house employe, and his wife have two other children, one two years old and tht other four. JB A screech owl Its voice is soft never scrcechm. and melancholy. Luxora Panthers Delay Start of Practice Sessions LUXORA. Aug. 17—The Luxora Hiah school Panthers will not. begin pre-season football training until the opening of school Sept 5. Coach Tyc Adams said yesterday. Coach Adams called the Panthers first practice session for the afternoon of Sept. 5 and he said that his team v.-oulcl have 11 days to whip into shape before their opening game Sept 16. Coach Adams stated that lie expected only a small number of candidates lor his 1943 squad but that eight Icttcrmcn from the 1948 team would' be back. The returning let- lennen are: Robert Gray, back; Wvlie Trite, auarri; H.izen Looney, :ui,ird: Fan Hickerson. tackle; Ver- Jion Cunnl.-.pliain .tackle; Bill Conner, end and Chester Lun.sford, cntl. | The Panthers will have only a Under the Japanese, system of i five-game schedule this year with computing ages, a system which joniy one of those five to be played VICTORIA. Aug. n The Victoria : Rr-ci Sox. behind lefthander E. J. Bilker, defeated the Luxo™ Timers ; tj-2 in the final game of a five-game j ; .series at Qsceola's Kale Field last i night, I Baker went all the way for Vic- ' toria. giving up only tovn- scatter-' cd hits and three bases on balLs. He . ako struck out 13 Luxora batters. ; Rc.*co Coleman went the distance for Luxora, allowing nine hits and one base on balls. PcLe, Bennett .Victoria .shortstop, Kboth teams in hitting with two hits in. four times at bat, one a triple. Rolls From thr Sky The country folk of the west of England believe that the primitive scone weapons found in that, te- pion are "thunderbolts" fallen from the sky, according lo the Encyclopedia Britannica. ages. will he discarded the end of 1949. a baby is considered to b one- year old nt birth and fUVHlu-r year is added to its age on tiic first day of the following January. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. The Tea Btireau reports that two-thirds of all American?. 12 years old ard over drink iced tea in Ihe summer. at Luxora The 1049 schedule fol lou s: Uate Team Where Sept. 16 Monette There Sept. 23 \vil.son there Oct. 1 Open I Oct. 7 Keter there Oct. 14 Open I Oct 21 there ' Oct. 28 Shaunec here Wednesday & Thursday "THE SEA SPOILERS" with .Tt>hn Wayne ;mil Nan Grey News & Short The finest beer is Dry- NOT SWEET! Dry is the real beer flavor. Dry Stag tastes cool, alean and is always refreshing. ft. 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