The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 22, 1939 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 22, 1939
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»j^JDAY,_M^YJ2,_1839 D!Z/f J3LYTOEVILLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Turning-On The Speed ''SS* VR '-••..-- •-< --~-- - i -„_ „ „ » Hurls Three-Hitter Against Bees; Groves, Lyons Also Pitches Brilliantly BY GEORGE KIRKSEY United Press Siaft Correspondent NEW YORK, May 22, (UP)- Thvefl old favorites—Dfo.y Dean, Lefty Grove nnd Ted Lyons—were back in the limelight today nfter three brilliant pitching performances on the Sabbath, Dean drew Ihe No. 1 spot with a grand 3-hitter against the Bees In his first start of 1939. Grove, with a home run for himself and a, 9-hlttcr against the Tigers, showed (here's plenty of I'life left In hfs 39-year-old soup- bone. Lyons, going on to 39, notch- ejl his third straight with a 7-hlt, IP-inning triumph over Washington. But everything wasn't all sunshine and smiles along old timers' row. Two old tried and trues— Carl Hubbel! and Lefty Gomez- got Ihclr bumps. Hubbell, Ills left dim still stiff from last week's 10- Innlng victory, was belted out In the third Inning by the Pirates. He didn't have a thing. Gomez was shelled out in the seventh but his Yankee comrades saved the day by carrying on to victory. Bump Iladley, who relieved Gomez after he was pounded for 10 hits 111 6 1-3 innings, got credit for the victory. Dean's triumph far exceeded all expectations and breathed new life into the Cubs' pennant hopes as they won, 4-0, Relying largely on his slow stuff and a- sweeping curve, Dean pitched to only 30 batters. He struck out two and walked none. He had the Bees lopping the ball to the infield in the early innings, driving short j, popups to the outfield as Ihe game! wore on. Dean, with his brilliant' 5-inning relief job against Brooklyn last week, has now pitched H consecutive scoreless innings. The neck and neck race between the Cardinals and Reds for first place continued with St. Louis taking over the Phillies, 6-2, and Cincinnati bumping Brooklyn, 7-2. Bob Every line of these thoroughbreds nml their Jockeys contribute to this Today's Sport Parade By Henrj McLemore NEW YORK, May 22. OIP)-- The Yankees were at batting practice and Oscar Vitt, manager of the Cleveland Indians, stood on the dugout steps at the Stadium and watched them. Dickey belled one into the •tands. Keller rattled a line drive off the fence. Rolfe sizzled one down Ihe first base line. Selkirk, Gordon, Henrlch and Gallagher all ' it lore the cover off the ball. Vitt's face was that of a young arlist adoring the work of an old master. His eyes slione with adoration, and us Yankee after Yankee clouted the bull (o thc far readies of the outfield he uttered little chuckles of appreciation. "Hot damn!", he said, "There's a ball club. What I mean, a real uiuuutL Dumping liiuuKiyn, \-i. JJOU ,.„,, „,„, rp. . , , --.-,-- --— Bowman pitched a- 9-hltter and £»» ^The best lever saw Ev- hittinB byif^ y Cllss on "• ca " ki " S'ou. when double he haj a. baMn his hand, and U-- was aided by timely Jimmy Brown, who hit a and homer, and Stu Martin and Mize, each with doubles. Tlie Reds won their sixth straight behind Bucky Walters' a-hit job. Whit Wyall, Dodger pitcher, hurt his^left knee in the second when heVstintvWe'd*tOV£r first running out a, bunt anil had'.to retire. Lombard! and, McCormick hit'homers, maK-V , VWMfcs'Hc, wiis" the same ing 28 for the Reds in 27 games.' " le Ya » k ees came out for 1 Bob Klinger was tile winner as ™° l' ra c''ce. go out and break your heart when he puts on a glove." There was no envy in his voice, even when he had to raise it to prevent It from being drowned out by the thunder of the Yankees' bii(s. He spoke as a know iiig craftsman,admiring a fine piecs whfi Jicld- the Pirates knocked out Hubbell and beat the Giants, 4-1. He allowed only 5 hits. Johnny Rizzo led the Bucs' attack with a 1 double and triple. With a- 15-hit attack on four Cleveland hurlers, starting on Al Mllnar, the Yankees won their llth straight, 12-G. Tlie Indians raked Gomez for three runs in the first but he held them scoreless until the seventh when they drove him to cover and lied thc score, 6-6, with another 3-run rally. Dickey and Crosetti hit homers. The Red Sox stopped Tommy Bridges' straight Groves' steady twirling, triumphed, 8-3. Doerr, Tabor and Williams made three hits apiece. An error by George Case on Mike Krcevieh's single in the tenth enabled the While Sox to nose out the Senators, 3-2. Only one Senator reached first off Lyons in the last four innings. The Athletics won their, fourth straight by defeating the Browns, 12-4. Frankie Hayes hit a Isoiner wilh the bases loaded. Roy Parmelee, who went six innings, re- winning streak at five when Boston, behind "Takc a look at (Hal Gordon,' Vilt said .when (he Yankee secom baseman made a dazzling stop "And get a load of that Croselti I told Joe McCarthy when the Yanks' were in Cleveland that if I had those two boys. I'd spot him n seven game lead nnd still calci him. Of course, I could use two or three more of his players, too.' Vitt then went into an oulduoi rapture over thc Yankees' defence •"Two errors they've made since the season opened. Two, mind you just two. In something like 150 chances. We're lucky if \ve don't make that many an afternoon and so are most of thc other clubs In the league. The Yankee; right now nre the best ball club I ever laid my eyes on, and I've seen n lot of teams since I broke in with an outlaw league in 1008. And look at the stuff they have sitting 611 the bench.' This last thought really pained Air. Vilt. Tlie green-eyed monster of jealousy shone from his eyes and tinged his voice as he continued: "That's a mighty lough problem McCarthy will have to face next week when Joe DiMaggio Is • .---„-,_- iiv ,,-vv >i ttn. Villon UV-fU UllVlttg^lU lb ceived credit for his first American healed. McCarthy will have to League victory. * * * Yesterday's hero—Dizzy Dean, whose 3-hit shutout of the Bees was the day's outstanding pitching job. Southern League Memphis 9,. Nashville 3. First game postponed, rain. Litlle Rock 3-0, Knoxvillc 1-2. Birmingham 3, Chattanooga 1. Second game tied, called seventh, darkness. Atlanta 3, New Orleans 2. Second game 2-2 tie, called sisclh, darkness. National league St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 2. Chicago 4, Boston 0. Pittsburgh 4, New York 1. Cincinnati 7, Brooklyn 2. wrestle with himself all night trying lo figure what three hundred hitler to take out to make a place for a three hundred and fifty hitter. I wish I thought I vvas going lo be restless all night next week worrying over the same problem. It's really a problem at (lint. There's nothing wrong with Selkirk, and there's nothing wrong with Henricli, Gallagher, Keller or Powell. They're nil hitting like the devil and catching everything that comas anywhere near them. Still, it would be mighty nice to have to fret about what fence-tuster you were going to bench." All this mind you, Trom Mr. Vitt, manager of a rivnl team. Mr. Vitt is a realist. He has his heart set on second place, nnd thinks his team has a chance to finish there. WRESTLING JOE SZABO vs. FLOYD BYRD JOE FERONI vs. BOB CORBY American Legion Arena, Monday 8 p.m. A good chance, if Johnny Allen's arm comes round, and Mel Harder, who'll resume pitching any minule now, slays hcallhy. Mr. Vilt disclosed that Hollie Hemsley, the playboy catcher, Isn't a problem any more. "Rollle has finally seen the error of his ways," thc manager said. "He Is In perfect shape and intends to stay thai way. That's a great help, because you can't name me many better catchers llian Rollie." I didn't try to name him any, but I walked over and talked to one—Bill Dickey. 'Hie gangling Arkansas boy, who has been the backbone of the Yankees for more than 10 years, agreed with what Vitt had his team, to say about "It's a prel'ty good ball team," Dickey said. "The best, I guess, ever put together. We got llrsi class pitching, plenty of hilling, and you oughl to hear the other teams squawking about the hits our defense cuts off." Dickey didn't agree with Mr. Vitt as to the second place team. sees the Boston Red Box as only club strong enough lo Bill the give the Yanks a run. "I think the Red Sox will stay pretty close," he said. "But if they get too close I reckon we'll have to try to cool 'em off." BASEBALL STANDINGS Northeast Arkansas Cartithcrsvllle .-. Newport .............. 8 P.iragould . . ... ....... fi Jonesboro ..... .... ____ 5 W. L. Pet. .615 .615 .402 ,333 Burger Again Hurls Victory As Team Gqes Into Lead Number Nine won over BurdeUe In the only Mississippi County Bnsc- ball League gnmc played yesterday Barger limited the BurdeUe club to six lilts while his mates touched Burdettc hurlers for w blows, nich- ard Young led the Number Nine attack with Colcnmn pacing' Bur- detlc liurlcrs. This win puts Number Nine out in front by four wins nnd no losses. Lutes Is second with three wins and no losses. Biirdcltc has dropjKd into the second division. National League Boston at Chicago. Brooklyn at Cincinnati: Ne\v York, ril Pillsburgh. Philadelphia al SI. Louis. American Ixrajtie Chicago nt Washington. St. Louis, at P-'iilndclphla. Detroit nt Boston. Cleveland at Nev/ York. Atlanta Has Found Going Tougli Bu[ Is Gradually Coining Back »y Hulled ...„., Hie Ailimin Cinckprs were tack on. thr fnmllim 1 helghls of llrst place In Ihe .Southern Association toilnv alter n long, hnnl pull from Ihc lower regions. The Crackers, defending champions, replaced |) lc Chnllnnoofiit Lookouts by n few porcentnKo points jesterday when ihey defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 3 to 2 while the Lookouts were bowing to l)n> BlrmiiiRhnm Unions 3 to l.Double- hciulors were pluycil nl New Orleans and Birmingham but in ench :nse, the second fc.ime wound up in tx 2-nll tie, Knoxvillc mid Ulllc Mock divided a double header, Litlle Uoi'k Inking the first, 1 lo l, mid Knox- \llle the second, 2 lo 0. The Memphis Chicks defeated HID Nashville Vols In (he other Sundny unmc 0 to 1. Alliintn used three pitchers In taking thc first game of Its twin bill with New Orleans. Clyde Smoll. (he slniicr, was replaced in the Ihhd liming when his arm j>ot cold after the game had been delayed an hour by rain. Uiimiu Harris, who received credit for the victory, blankcil Ihc Pels until Ihc ninth, when they mlllerl for two runs and Uobby Durham cume In and stopped them. Mauldin's double wits Ihe payoff blow in .Atlanta's Ihrcc-rini scoring spree In thc clghlh Inning. Atlanta almost nmclc it n double victory, lending 2 to 1 going Into the fifth Inning of the second game, liul Ihc pels rallied to tie thc score on Campbell's double nnd after one more Inning It was too dark lo continue. The Birmingham nitrons, who have come from nowhere into the thick of the pcnnnnl light, rode to victory over Chattanooga on cagy pitching by the old timer, Shcrlll Blake. He shut out thc ersUvhilo •league-lenders for eight innings, When they rallied In the nlmh, Lefty George came In nnd turned oif their walcr. George agnln.saved Ihe clay for Ihc home skte In thc second gnme. When the Lookouts lied the count al 2-nll In thc sixth inning, he replaced Henry Johnson and held them scoreless In the. next frame, atlcr which lite game was called because of darkness In beating Ihe Lookouts, the Barons wedged themselves solidly in third place, only a game nnd a half awixy from second. Little Hock defeated Knoxvillc PAGE THREE , In Iho first Baino when the Smoky pitcher, Lnmimskl, weakened nfter blanking Ihu Tinvelcrs for six frunu's. The two U'nms (jot only !I hits between HKMII. with Dasso pitching a slx-hlltcr for the winners. Tlie second name went to (lie Sniuktra when Kip Schiwdor turned in a (lui'i'-lill shuloul, Afi'mphis scureil uu easy vlctoi'y over Nnslivlllc will, n 15-lilt nlrtlnht ullc'li- behind Ileusser's ln«. llliddy llntes with four hits nnil SUI Cliiutrcniix wllh three led thu nssnult on two Vol hurleri;, Thict 1 gaiuos nre .scheduled lo- dny—AIUniln Clmttnuoosu ill IJirjnlDglwiii Knoxvir.e nt Llnie Uock. nl New Orlcnii.s, mid Hhcr well Slam, Bang Wrestlers Are Carded Mnl funs who crave theiv nction rough nre likely (o be well Kili:in«l with thc curd lined up by promoter Bllke Meroney for (o- niljlit. Two of tin-, roughest pev- formi'ra uppeurliid on the circuit which Includes niytlicvllle will stop tliroiijili (he ropes nt the l.emun flrcmi tonight for matches nml by the time the fliml hell sounds (he customers .should linve seen enout(.'i '.slniiiiiilnt! nrotiml lo sciltsfy (he must, nibld. .loo Kcroinn, the tonsil Itnlinn rauly to mix It up, will tnke on Hob Corby of St. l-outs in one of the mutches, while Floyd Ilynl, nil- otlter bud nclor. will face n new opponent In Joo Szabo, highly touted llimenrlnir wrestler, tit HU- PRESCRIPTIONS Krcshcal Stock Runruntccd Bent Prlc« Kirby DruR Stores good. ' bout. nnil Corhy Appear to.ltf watched. .Moth nrc cnpniita mw nix! nre nlwul equal In Wight. Moron I Is (wsslbly the rplniher of Iho two but Coiljy In his former njippiiriuiccs here Jin* (leinonsli-jilcd (lint lie can sttty with the o/ them nml a win for Hie 81, 1-oiilsim over R-roul would not l>c iiiiylhlii(j like n mil- nclo. NollilJ)|? is known lierc nuotit tlio nWllly of S«it)o, but In un- iioiiDcing Ilic Ijooklnij of the Jlmi- unrlnn nllilctv lust v.'Cck Promoter Meroney suld he wits a'cognlz- Cil ns n lop /light wrestler nud lind proved popular In other cities whero ho hits flpprnwd. nyrd, his opponent, Is well known lo rinsslders, hnvlng nppenrcd on m:- is mnt program* here In the past scvcrn) years. Norllirusl ArUnnsas Lcngno Jouesboro at Newport, ut 1'imiijould. Kcnillimi League Nfishvlllt! at Memphis, nlglit. ClmtinuooBH nl lllrmlnglmin. ICnoxvlllc nt Ulllc Hock. Only Biinics scheduled. KILL WORRY II |0 8 <))a»M Of MOUNTAIN VALI,);r WATKIl May Do U Viillfjf Wiiltr, lit",.V.i titlt'il. allpMlj nlliiL tnu HIV' i.ii.T Ml '"s-fius. •Twtntfi-s i,[ uliflrp r! i-il if)'ill<*. n/llirltl<! ktlil lli'iirilli! )<nlliH ctl'.lii ullirl wcirrj—iin.l \\;,v nhoiililii'l llu-yl Wiirn- Toxin! k n*n,\ '\n,ln"ln ttllt lj«lll>' fntl tw wtlsll in»<»> Iri'UllHMlt. Klai loilay, Dlslrlbulcd by Crosstown Whiskey Shop 108 S. Division SI. Yesterday's. Results'' Arkansas, I, Jonesboro at Newport, two games, posljioiicd, rain. 1, ' , -'. Camtlieisville at 'l'arngouia,''tv, l 6 : iimies, poitponed, lain. American League Wow Yoik 12, Cleveland 0. Philadelphia 12,' St. touis 4. • Uoston 8, Detroit "3. Chicago 3, Washington 2, 10 In-' nines. .. , . On z I Erery thing for your entertainment and comfort. Watch Society Pa t « Of Courier Newi F«r Free Show Gneiti Last Times Today Southern League " ' W. L. Pet: . . AUnnffi- / . .. ---- ---- ; . . 13 13 Chattanooga • ,. ...... 1813 Birmingham . . ...... 17 H Nashville .. ... ..... . . 15 IB New Orleans . ..... .-. '. 15 ifi Knoxville ......... ... u IS Memphis .. .. ........ HIT Little Rock .......... 1220 .594 .581 .5'16 .484 .^34 .463 .452 .375 National league W, L. Pet. 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