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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 19, 1949
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BIGHT BLYTHEVTT.I.E fARK.) COUKFER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1949 Yankees Increase Lead With 5 to 4 Victory Over Nats than most St. Louis . . Brooklyn . New York . Boston . .. Philadelphia i Pittsburgh . Cincinnati Chicago . . NATIONAL IJ.AGUE W L 6P 42 Kilowatters Win Berth in Finals Ark-Mo Nine Edges | Phillips 7-6; Chevvies Beat Motormen 8-4 ! The Ark-Mo Kilowatters .became ' Die 'u^t learn to advance to the finals of the City Softball League's thai nfonshi last nisht by edging ; [lie Phillips Molor Company J-'onl- • men 1-S in a thril'mg elglu-inning j contest at Walker Park. I 'rhe victory was Hie .'-econd straight fcr UK Kilowatters over the "ordmen. Wednesday night ; they won 9-5 r ' that vk-tory was : upheld yesterday afternoon by the Philadelphia Detroit . Chicago . .. Washington St. Loui.s .., By Jo« KeU-hlrr Are Die New York Yankees a greater clul realize, or are they just plain lucky? There are two schools of tliuuxht on that subject. Uii-. tlotiljledly,'the Yankees are BCtlimr more than their share ; ReoAm i>f breaks this season. But their backers insist that's just Cleveland what makes them a groat c' lllj The Yankees take fldavnuigc of* evry lapse by the opposition, they claim, and often make their own br.aks The Yanks' critics argue it't lake an extraordinary learn to .score when your opponent fumbles all ovet the place, presents you with free passes' hits busmen with pilchect ha 111 and allows you to take extra best's because of .stupidity in the. firi-1 Why , J o these lapses occur more the Yankees 'hau aaainst any other club? That might oe the secret of the Yankees' success. It is conceivable ihat the Yankees wiih tlKir constant drive anti unwilhNg- nes-s to concede, pre.sslire ihcil opponents miscue.s and mental lapses Won Four 3-2 (James The Yankees have &een winning despite 53 injuries, several to • key 68 57 57 57 52 46 43 • 6 - 2 1613 • 5 ' 4 .51)9 .5UO •468 •4 (J 7 .314 AMERICAN 11 68 62 63 •19 38 Grid Drills Open Tomorrow; Chicks Rated High in Double- A By Carl Hell ser, however, should get some fine Assorialvri Press Sports Writer [ '"lent — which might partly offset Miglilv and meek alike— and iio'thc lack of cx|»i'leiice— from last one knows now which will be which, fall's strojiR Junior high team. . w i[] start football practice on High | Tile Fort Smitll Qrlz/ilcs could .school gridirons throughout Arkan- ! again be tough cookies In the big j 535 tomorrow.' 'school league, although their coach, 1 At this Mage all cherish hopes of : Frank Jones, says "we'll have to 1 whining seasons, but those hopes j depend on luck to win." An ex|will hcgin to crumble very soon. The • petted 15 Bruin candidates will In- I season's first games are carded for i elude 10 Icttermen, one of whom j Sept. 9. giving the early openers just ; if all-state back Buddy Moore. A ' 17 practice tiay.s to get ready. j small, inexperienced line is Jones' 5943! They may not go as far (his year. '5 8 g I bill the way it looks on paper last 's44 ! season's slate champions are going i lo be mighty tough customers again, (le Rock, the Bin Six Division ipion. is back with II letler- TJeej- Coach Wilson Matthews .543 I .430 .342 .322; chief worry. 15 I.tUermen at Hot Springs . hackfield troubles A1 | ,Sr nlllv waviie Ba! ard is ""-stater Billy Wayne Kaiiaiu is (| returnee in the ball-toting SOUI'HKKN LKAGUE W L 17 51 Nashville Birmingham . Mobile New Orleans Atlanta Little Rock Memphis Chattanooga 67 ......... 65 61 5£> 54 Pot. .602 .592 .532 .524 .484 .440 .425 .400 men. They've been winning the close ,._.__ ones, too In one recent week, they | League's Protest Cnmmittee which won 'our 3-2 games. They'vt en- j niled against- a protest b; tile F'ord- gaeed in 38 one-rim decisions, and , men on * play at third base in won ?3 .>f them. No other club can ; the first Inning. boast such a mark. ! In another playoff game last Lool-: what happened yeslerday. | night, the Sullivan-Nelson Chevro- They spotted the Washington Sena-j let nine evened Ihe count wilh tors a 4-0 lead in the fourth inning, i Blytheville Motor Company by tak- but came on to win 5-4. An error by the opposition led to the Yankees' whning margin. The Yankees already had lallifd twice in the last half of the fourth on Tommy Henrich's home run Hlythevill iug the Motormen 8-4. These two teams \vcrp. scheduled to meet tn- nitjh' in the third game of their best two-out-of-three. series but it is not likely that the Rame will be played rti'r lo 'heavy rains this morninp. A single by shortstop James Long in Ihe bottom half of the eighth -. t r,.,, innine drove home Stewarl Gnrle\ two m«i_on base andjwo^.t. CMf \ R . uh , |]e wlnillll|! ,. un fl(tcr thc (wo teams had battled through the. ret;- r'ation seven innings lo a 5-F draw. 'Iluke douKe by Johnny Lindell on; a pop that fell in back of first and | Gerrv Coleman'fl single. Tliey had j Yesterday's Results NATIONAL I.EAGUF. Pliiiadclphia 9, Brooklyn 5. Boston 10, New York 6. Pittsburgh 2. Chicago 0. Only games scheduled. he™ h-ive as uad f 100 o- more ! l - ellcves li's loam, lighter than last fiom \yhic i o PICK. i ^ Q ^ snrinas has a bulge In letter- North Little Rock's wildcats will ; oainrd their His mrnout of about 100 hopefuls j *' * e ^ ve ' e ^ s '»"• He " work will be short on experience, with ?boul 60 ^ s • only eight tetlcrmen inrOuded. Kel- | A young team which could be the | | Big six surprise package is coming | i up at Pine Bluff. Only four of the | Tournai'ieM with 138. ' M or so Zebras are seniors. Most of i Swimming ! them are sophomores fresh from I Lo? AimeU's - Hlro'iiasihiii Punt- ! ! j|sl year's good junior high squad. Dutch Harrison Tied for Lead At Grand Rapids GRAND RAPIDS. Mich., Aug. 19. (AP)—A couple of veteran campaigners, E.J. 'Dutch) Harrison and Jitu Ferrier, weie out In front today as (he 515.000 Grand Rapids Open golf tournament moved Into e second round. Harrison, playing out of St. Andrews, III., yesterday carded a 65, seven under par. He Imd seven, birilie.s and an eagle eft hi.s round which tied the course record. On the inc^minj; nine. Harrison came up with a red-hot 31. five under par. That stood up as the best Incoming nlriH of the day until Ferrier, one of the final starter.s, came up wilh a 30 alter taking 36 going out. Lloyd Miuigrmn of Chicago, had a 34-33—7 t< stay In th° thick of the fight for the 52,600 firstprize money. Chick Haibelt's putter misbehaved and the Dctroiter finished with a mcrlioc-rc 38-37—15. The Pcki of 160 will be reduced to 80 after today's 18-hole round. Loyal Cardinal Fans Sure of Series Berth Mobile Knocks Barons Out of League Lead By the AssocUttd Press Mobile's Bears knocked the Birmingham Barons out or first place in the Southern Association last night, defeating them 2-1 and 15-2 In a doubleheader. The Nashville Vols returned to the top of the heap by blasting the Little Rock Travelers. 10 to 7, in 10 Innings. The Vols hold a game end a half advantage over the Barons. Atlanta and New Orleans divided a second twin bill. The Crackers won the opener, 4-3. and the Pelicans took the nightcap, 3-2. Cellar-dwelling Chattanooga clipped Memphis' winning streak at four straight with a 7 to 5 decision. Big Babe Barna's second circuit smash of the night was responsible for the Vol triumph at Little Rock. He clouted it with a mate on base in the tenth. Nashville scored another run for good measure. AMKKK.AN I.KA<illK New York 5. Washington 4. Detroit 2, Chicago U. Cleveland 14. St. Louis 4. Only games scheduled. SOUTHERN LEAGUE . Chattanooga 1. Memphis 5. Mobile 2-15, Birmingham 1-2. Nashville 10. Little Rock 7. Atlanta 4-2, New Orleans 3-3 I h;j.>hi (-\ .lapan broke the world record in winning the National AAU free -ty!e swimming championship in 4:3!i Hat F.iruhashi also anchored Js ( 30 meter relay team to victory in world record time 3:45.4 Tom Tvey went Til th- way for Phillips and took his -second Mapes hit f.n easy roller to S'coiul. j but Al Kcwr bob'oled it, then was jlow to pick it up. Two Yankees cmssed the plate to deadlock ihe. score at 4-4. j A double by Phil Rizzuto and | strnio ' ht toss gtewarl oilrley start- Map«R' single off Mickey Harris In : c(! (or Ark-Mo bvit \vas relieved In sixth, produced the winning ( ne S e con< i | n nin K by Billy Dcnlon. Denton gof credit for tlte win. J. C. Whittle and Bill DcLonp; each hit homers off Ted Fisher. Molormen '-urler, to lead Sullivan- Nelsoti to its first playoff wilt. Jack Whittle worked for the victors, ris first game in several weeks. Finals of the playoff are scheduled for ne.xt week with the Kilo- die run. Tht victory Increased the Yankees' first place lead over the idle Boston Red Sox to four full games. In the National, the Brooklyn Dodgers continued to flounder around. They dropped their third tn a row to Philadelphia's Phils, 9-5. and fel! a lull game behind the pace-setting St. Louis Cardinals. Yesterday's Sport: in Brief B> tile Associated p r*ss Ciilf French Lick. Ind.—Alvin Everett. Rome. Ga., won his third nationnl lefi-hanrie:l championship beating Bob Miloni'. Fort Worth. Tex.. 6 and 4. Ann Arbor. Mich.—Dean Lind, U. Michigan, and Norman Dnnlap. Purdue U., gained the finals of the Western Junior Tournament. Montgomery, Ala. — Capt. Fred Moseley Portsmouth. Va., heid the hallway lead in the Inter-Service The Redbirds and Cincinnati's Reds third enjoyed an off day. The American League third place Cleveland Indians walloped the St. j Louis Browns, 14-*, in the only night | game in tile majors. Bob Lemon racked up his 15th triumph, while Larry Doby and Mickey Ver.ion each poled three-run homers lor the Ti*e. HIck ,. c Braves Thump Oianls I Hon cf The victory left the Indians five' games beiiind the'Yankees and one back of the Red Sox! Home runs by Bob Elliott. Jeff Heath. Elbie Fletcher and Jim Russell helped the Boston Braves defeat the New York Oianls. 10-6. Rookie Jim Walsh, making his second start for Pittsburgh, pitched the Pirates to a three-hit ,2-0 victory over t!:e Chicago Cubs. Ralph Ki>ier drove in both Pittsburgh runs wilh a single and triple. 'fhe Detroit Tigers blanked the Chicago White Sox. 2-0. to snap a 19-inm>3 scoring draught. The Bengals' tally in the first marked the first run against White Sox pitehini in 28 consecutive innings. \ Mullen 3b Boston and Philadelphia^ in the ! •'• Diiclos American Lenjuie. were idle, a.s \vere the Cardinals and Reds in the National. waiters meeting the winner ol the Sulliviin-Nelson-Blythdeville Motor Company came. Finals of (he playoff are sche- Box scores: Sullivan-Nelson AH Lutes 2b 4 DeLoni; ss 3 J. C. Whittle if 3 1 ofl;i v ? NATION.M M'.'l'.DE All sames, nlfthl. Chicago at Cincinnati. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. New York at Philadelphia. Brooklyn at Boston. AMKKICAN I.EA<;l)E All games, (light Boston at Washington. Detroit at St. Louis 12). Cleveland at Chicago. Philadelphia at New York. Sdl'THKKN l.EAGUK Night games: ChaUTionga at Memphis. Atlanta at New Orleans. Birmingham at Mobile <2i. Nashville at Little Rock. Coach George Terry lias nine let- lermen but only two of them were regulars last fall, Blytheville may again ride herd in class AA. The Chicks lost six starters from their '48 state championship team but have back 19 lettermen. A fast versatile backfield appears likely to be Coach Russell! ST. LOUIS. Aug. 10. (AP) —There m'-=y be some doubt in biu finis or tlie St. Louis Cardinals | are sm\ their ball club will play in ihe vrortd series here. A check of hotels showed today thiit thonrands of requests for reservations already have been received. The hotels just put them on fiie The Rcdbirds forged into i half- Functioning like a traffic policeman in a one-way street, a new television antenna has been developed which will receive signals Brooklyn, ' from only one direction at a time. ' It will improve reception In frlnke areas whtc'i lie between two stations on the same channel. game leid over Brooklyn last n in the see-saw National League race. The fact the Cardinals still I have 45 games to go apparently isn't I important to the club's loyal root- I era. Talbert, Mulloy Are Defeated by Aussie Netmen BROOKUNE, Mass., Aug. 19—(yp) —America's Davis Cup hopes suffered a shocking letdown yestcrdy when a pick-up team of Australians whaled Oardnar Mulloy and Bill Talbert in the quarter finals of the national doubles tennis championships. The young Australians, Prank Scdgman and George Worthington. blasted the legs from under America's defending and four-times national champions, 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 9-7. The Australians' surprising victory left only two American teams in the field. They play each other today. The second seeded American team of prank Parker of Hollywood, Calif., and Pancho Gonzales o[ Los Angeles, go against the sixth-seeded American combination of Jim Brink of Seattle, Wash., and Herb Bch- rcns ol American combination rens fo Fort Laudcrdale, Fla., ia one of today's quarter finals. m ! In the cither, the Australian Davis Cup pairing of Jack Bromwich and Bill SIdwell meet the iitth-seeded South Africans, Eric Sturgess and Eustace Fannin. Mosley's biggest asset. Smackover. which lost to Blythe- \ille in the playoff finals last December, has nine lettcrmcn. a capable backfield and a questionable line. The situation at other Class AA Blytheville has to beat each year to qualify for the playoffs. Tlie Golden Hurricane's resistance should be no greater than last year, what with only seven lettermen returning from a team that won two and lost nine. Trying, however, will be schools includes; 'a new ccach. Robert Malcolm, who Hope—a new coach. Clyde Trick-'was at Eudora a yeai ago. ey. late of Fordyce. and seven let- I Van Buren—Eight lettermen, three termen. • ol them all-district one performers, Russcllville—a small squad of 30 j and about 32 others boys will greet with only three lettermen return-ICtair Bates, who admits: "We should ir.g from the crew that won tile district four crown in '48. have a strong club this year." The line is heavy and experienced. Floyd Fayetteviile—another new tutor. Sagely may be one of the state's Harry Vandergriff. promoted from'better backs. junior high ranks, will have 17 let-1 Magnolia—Marvin Lindsey's boys I tcrmcn among Ills 45 hopefuls. But j move up from Class A to Class AA upstaters say the Bulldogs will be j with prospects of a strong line and nothing to get excited about. New Cuach at Jonesboro Camden — Thirty-five prospects, A jackrabbit can run faster than . mclucUu] L race horse. The former has been promise a problematical backfield. The coach has 13 lettermen. In Class A. I'aragould's Bulldogs eight monogram winners, i again should be a contender. They to give Sam Coleman a i lost 19 leltermen from last year s clocked at 45 mph while top race- light, interesting and fair team. slate title-winning team but kept horse speed Is only 43,3 mph. I Joncsbom—This Is the only team ! 14. Mil Dial 4^6 Box Office Opens at 7:1X1 Show Starts at 1:30 Friday & Saturday "SON OF A BAD MAN" I.ash l.aRur. FUIX.T St. John Serial: Chapter 11 of -THE LOST JUNGLE" THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Box Office Opens at 7 Week Show Starts at 7:30 Matinee Saturday &, Sunday at 'i p.m. wiih continuous showiilf. Friday & Saturday 'SUNSET CARSON RIDES AGAIN" with Sunset Carson Saturday Midnight Show 1 * "JUNGLE PATROL" with Krisline Miller and Arthur Frani i Bcvill If . | Whittle p Totals Rl.rtherille Molor Armstrong c Carson It Williams 2b Bassett rf Dill ss Mchars; Ib Canada 3b Cook cl ( Fi-sher p | Totals Phillips Wixson ss announces an extraordinary guarantee! 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