The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1946 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 17, 1946
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JUNK 17, 1940 | Promised Land Defeats Huffman Nine-to-Three Win Mode Easier by Wildness on Mound Cards Face Disaster Unless They Can Win the Easy Games The promised Land Independent Baseball team defeated the Huffman nine Sunday afternoon at Promised Land by a 9-3 margin". Huffman started fast in the .tirst inning when Cassldy ami Perry Adkisson walked and Johnny Ray was safe at first on a fielder's choice. Stewart then dropped n Texas Leaguer into center field, scoring both Adkls- son and Ray. Stewart was throw out while attempting lo strclvn Ws hit into n double by Baker, who went back aflci Ihe ball and recovered Mullen's fumble. Promised Land came back ju-ft ps quickly In Ihelr half of thc lirsl. pulling together two • hits and three walks, they • loo pushed two runs across Hie plntc ami sent stnrlor Wade Lee to tl showers in short order. In the second inning [he home boys put together two hits, a walk and a wild throw to crowd liomc jwo more tallies and Eohi a lead '(hat was theirs throughout the remaining frames. Veteran righUhandcr Herman HittcnbciTy won his third consecutive victory In as many slarls. He allowed only Ihree safe hits 'and was given faultless backing by his teammates until the ninth when Johnny Ray reached first on a bobble by shortstop Jack Duclos. Hay stole second and scor- ! ed when McGaughcy, playing second base in place of Baker, who injured a finger in the eighth, went back nfler a. short fly ball hit by Stewart and let It pop out of his glove. Promised Land sluggers rapped out thirteen safeties against !wo Huffman pitchers. Arnold Stewart, who relieved Wade LCQ in Ihe first, pitched a bang-up game but gave up 11 hits and seven scores to have th,, loss dumped in Ills lap. Top hilling honors on thc Promised Land team went lo ccnlerficld- cr • Bobby Mullen, who connected for three safeties oni of five ap- pearanccs nl Ihc plate. For Huffman, Johnny Ray wielded Ihc btR bat wilh two singles out of four trips at bat. EOJ: Score: Promised Land AB R II Po. A Billy Baker, 2b 4013 Bill Beard, c 5213 Dudley Havdy, :b 5 1 2 11 Johnny Duclos, 3b 3102 flabby Mullen, cf 5133 Jack Duclos, ss 3113 (Clarence Moore, rf 5120 pcne Beard, if 5121 p. Rltlcnberry, p 4111 J. McGaughcy, 2b 0000 BY CAK1, MINnqillST Dnltrd Press Sports Wrlttr NEW YORK, June 17. (UP)—The St. Louis Cardinals faced tile i\u:t today that unless they can break their peculiar hnbll of losing nibic often to second division teams lhan 1 to ponafide contenders, It probably will cost Ihem the Nai;onal l,oa:;uc flag for Ihe second straight year. Last year the Cards were Icr- rlfic against Ihe pennant winning Cubs, beating them 10 times agnlnsl six defeats. Altogether ii(;nlnt:t division clubs they won •;! game's and lost 25 for a percentage of .021. But they had Ihelr troubles ujlh the lowly Reds. Braves and Phils and their overall mark agat'.isi second division teams was 54 wins ami 34 losses for a .014 figure. It is Ihc same story this year. They have knocked down the leading Dodgers in four out of five slarls and their record lo date igainst the first division opposition 13 victories and eight defeats for .619 figure, lint thc luwly clnb.i, ; >arllcularly Ihc generally harmless Giants arc keeping Ihe Cards in hot water conslanlly and ttiey have 17 wins anil IT> losses lor a .531 percentage against Ihcm. Thc Giiinls made It two out of three over Ihe Cards In Ihoir lad-si scries and six out of nine for Ihe season yesterday by dividing a double header to drop St. Louis three lull Mia. 1 and Walker Cooper, lo win Ihc second for HIM Volsfllf, 0 lo 1. The Dodgers topped the Cnlv at 1'iooklyn •! lo 2 as Dixie Walker balled In two runs :nut scored another with two singles and a triple. Thc Wills went out of the cellar briefly by beating the. Pirates itt 'hlladelphla. 4 to 3, but went back in when Ihe Hues pounded out 10 Jills lo win Ihe second game, 10 lo 1. The Braves |M brlllliint pitching from youngster Ed Wright and veteran Morton Cooper lo win two from the Itrds at Jioston, 2 to 1 and 2 to 0. The Yankees wnn two at -St. L'Hiis, B to 2 and 7 l<> 5 In 1C Inning.-; to reduce Motion's firsl place jji;irt;in in Ihe American to el^hl names. Thc Hod Box lost thi'lr first series ol Hit; yt'ar, throe games to dir\ hy dividing al Chicago. They the onener, 0 to 1 behind ITcxi Ilughson's fine slx-hil effch'i In his fli'st start since May 3(1 iifti-r shmil- dcr trouble, Chicago counter™ by taking the second Bimie, 'I lo -). The Indians lopped Ihe Alh'x'lics Iwlcc at Cleveland. 2 tt> 1 in H innings and 3 lo 2 in a six-liininif ratn-abbieviatcd set:ond uaitrj. Hobby FcllcH 1 gave up six hits and slnirk out nine bailers in winning bis I Ilk i;ame In Iht: opener In a lough duel wllli Bub Havagc. The Senators rallied lute to end a losing .streak al Drtioit, II Crackers Suffer Serious Setback Lead in Southern Slumps After Loss Of Six of Nine Games BV WILLIAM TUCKKR I'niUd I'rfss Sports Writer ATLANTA. Ga., June 17. (UP) — The Southern Association campaign became a lot livelier race today with the realization that the Atlanta Crackers can be had in their home park—the place where cham- bulln strelched Ihelr winning streak to four games with Sunday victories by 6 to 1 and 4 to 3 scores. Don K eftiTlpt cchtdhe oiiening win lor Birmingham—third straight, liaron hurlcr to go the route. That streak was broken In the nightcap, however, as Ihe Vols roulcd Icfly Pete Blunicttc in thc ilfth to take a 3 to 1 lead. The liarons I got ori c back In the same frame frame and went on U) tic and win the game In the seventh against thc tiring Vito Tamulls. Jim Walsh, third Baron hurlcr, got credit for Ihc victory. The New Orleans Pelicans climbed Into a tic with Memphis for fourth place by taking ttic vlsillng chicks In a pair, both by a 2 to 1 count. Jesse Danna and Pete Hader gavt behind Brooklyn. Lefty Alphu , lo 3 !n seven Innings. The Braxlc's five-hit pitching gave St. Louis Ihc opener, 4 lo 1 as George Kurowskl and Slan Muslal homered. But the Giai\ts teed off on three pitchers for 13 hits including Ihrcc- run homers by cx-Cardlnals Johnny called in Ihe eighth after Mk-ki Veriion of the Nuts got u llirce run homer which was wiped off Ihc books iH-causc of rain in the Tini!i half of thc Inning -slopped piocc'.'il- lnj;.s. Belkgs and Bell Tackle Roberts Ancj Byrd Tonight Totals Huffman assld.v. P. Adkis Cassld.v. 3b isson, ss Johnny Hay, 2b J- Hcnson, cf Stewart, Ib-p • J. Adkisspn,;rf 39 n 13 27' 13 AB R H Po. A 3 0 0^3 1 023 2 I 1 000 t 1 4 Chris nelkas and ! Ted Doll nn- paired together lo lake on Floyd IJyrd apd Hcd. Roberts In a lag match lonlghl on Promoter Mike Meroney's weekly wrestling sliow al the Legion Arena. Belkas anil Hell nre bolh 1>U: husky Greeks. Helkas, a former soldier at Blytheville Army Mr Field whore he was an athletic director, is a big |H>wcrful muscle m;\\\ with lots of skill and power. Beli is a newcomer In tills section, lie is about 26 years old and weighs J pounds and is a clean wrcst.lcv unless Ills opponent starts the rough slul'f then he can get just as rougii anyone. With Roberts and "Old Hickory" 4 i Byrd in the ring there Is bound to 0 be plenty of action and rough lac- tics. These are Iwo of the toughest mat rncanies that ever climbed in the ling. In,thc preliminaries, Roberts wil meet Bell and Byrd will take on Belkas In the two one-fall, 30-iu- ulc time limit matches. 1 0. 1. .0 loublcs combination — l-'eliclsiiiti Ainnon and Cesar Carmona—in nn ffort to i;ct back into competition vlth the Americans. But their chances looked .slim. Walter L. Pale, non-playlnu cap- lain of Iho American team nn- nouncc'd he woultl send Gardner Mtilloy of Miami and Billy Titlhcrl :if Wlltnington, Del., alter 'the llthd itiul deciding malch. Thc velertui tloublcs combination. 1). S. champions in 19-ia and au lust year, seemed Itcar peak form in lire-malch warmups hei-t^ and It's iin odds-on bet that Ihcy will win today and turn the two singles inal.ulics tomorrow into mere exlilbiLi'jn games. plonship clubs traditionally up their lead in mid-season. Since they returned home eight (lays ago thc Crackers have dropiwd six oul of nine sfarls—five to deep- down second division clubs; their twice ac ( , pitchers. Bill Ayers an'i f-cfly McOownn, has each been jcnlen in his last two starts; Ihelr leading hitlers have developed anemia of Hi,, batting average. Both the Nashville Vols ;>nd Chattanooga Lookouts have made capital of ihe leaders' slump although Ihcy spent part of Uic week belling (he daylights oul of each other in the bandbox Vol park. Thc Vols lost a chance to really close thc gap Sunday when they nowc<[ twice lo Ihe ccllarlle Birmingham Hal-oils, bill thc Lookouts invaded the Atlanta ballwick and walked off with a 4 to 0 decision In n five-Inning game halted by a cloudburst. llardln Calhcy ro;:arc<l the Crackers on Ihree hits while his males ilastcd Ayers all over Ihc lot wilh 10 hits including two by Ilillls ayne, current slugging sensation of the loop. A scheduled second ame 'was washed out. Crucial Games This Week The victory carried Tiest Nlchotfs Chattanooga crew to within one- half game of the Vols and five of the Crackers. The Ihree remaining games in the scries can have a lot of bearing on the pennant race. The Vols. losing half a eam e In their battle In overhaul the Crackers, found their bats futile against suddenly rejuvenated Barons, who Tigers Suffer Season's First Loss in Game in Caruthersvilie The junction at Clapham. nt'ai London, is the world's busiest railroad Intersection, with 2,500 trains, passing it daily. thc Pelicans th c best pitching tlv have had in three weeks of In- aud-oul play. The Mobile Bears smote ihe Little Rock Travelers twice down In Mobile. 5 to 1 and 2 to 1 as Pat, McGlothln and Kd Smolko pllchci light ball lo entrench Ihe Beai.s firmly 1,, sixth place. The teams play the same opponents in single games tonight. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE New Orleans 2-2, Memphis 1-1. Chattanooga 4. Atlanta 0 (five Innings; second game, rain.) Mobile 5-2. Little Rock 1-1. Birmingham fl-1, Nashville 1-3 AMERICAN I.KAGUE Boston 6-4, Chicago 1-7. New York 9-7, St. Louis 2-5( second game, 10 Innings). Cleveland 2-3, Philadelphia 1:2 (first game 11 Innings; second game six. darkness and rain). Washington 6. Detroit 3 (seven innings, rain). NATIONAL LKAGUE Brooklyn 4, Chicago 2. Boston 2-2. Cincinnati 1-0. Philadelphia 4-1, Pittsburgh s-10 St. Louis 4-1, New Yurk 1-0. He«d Courier new* Wut &<M The Caruthen.ville Brown Shoe factory Independents nosed out Hie Blytheville Tiger Independents Ihc'.e yesterday C to 5. This was Ihe first, defeat for Blytheville this year, nfler chalking up seven straight victories. Manager Monroe Besharsc of UK- Tigers started J. L. Johnson oi 1 tlr: mound and Jack l.afltte behind the plate but bolh were relieved in the third InnhiK when Frank Ellis took over thc mound duties and Marlin Griffcn caught the remainder of the game. .1. Bahci was starling pitcher for Carulhersville lint was substilui:d In the fifth by Chandler. After Ui:cc bailers he was replaced by scroll, who wenl the distance., Fred Cook was Ihe catcher for Brov/n's Hht:e Factory. Scolt was Ihe winning pilclirr and also the leading hitter with Ihrcn singles out of five Irips lo the pl'ile. J. L. Johnson was the losim; pitcher. Blytheville got eight hits while their oppgncnls collected nine. Ca- rullicrsvllle had 10 men Icfl on bas and (he Tigers had 12. Johnson struck out IAVD me", walked six and gave up I wo hits while Kills struck oul nine, and was touched for seven hits. liaird struck out three, walkec vas nipped for three hits. Box score; Ihlhcvilh all I. H. Htabbs rf J. H. Lutes ss A. C. Hunch cf ... M. Griffcn 3b-c . . J. Lafittc c-3b ... R. Mcliari,- ib Perry If V. Wilson 2b J. L. Johnson p-rf. P. Kills 1) ab ..2 . -1 . •! ii r. hpi. r h pi rf TOTALS . . ('arutlicrsvilk; .Scott ss-p .. Hicks 21) .... Hchlllt 11) 131 Milliuan JeffiTss 3b-ss A. Milligan cf P. Cool: Brooks If J. liaird p Chandler p-3b .... TOTALS Si:o]-i- by innings: Blylhevillc- CariUhersvillu 8 24 0 h p<) a 3 1 3 3 3 2 0 3Ii ti 3 27 12 1(1!) 030 OfU 022 OU1 10- I four and gave up four hits. Smti re- I lowest juvenile deliqiiency rale tlrccl seven bailers, walked I'vo an-l the U. S. Federal Bureau of Investigation records show that Chicago lias thc in DIGGING AT YOUR SCALP WONT HELP Ot real help f or d ry jf c l,y ii'iilf* with Moiolino Hair Tonic. Aids natural oils, m'liw rcnmi-o loose dnminiff MOROLINt HAIR TOMIC" American Team Favored To Win Tennis Matches TRIPLE A COURTS. ,BT. LOU1S,< Mo., June 15. (IJPi—Thii Philippines. Davis Cup tctUii, iral!Viig:2-0 In tiie first post-wat' infer-/one • < tul matches, toda&«*<iVmc[i>"l> Ih We Have Moved! Riales Land Co. Now Located in The Hale Building Across from City Hall Call or sec UUSSKIJ, K. 11IALKS if you have a Farm for Sale or Trade in Northeast Arkansas or Southeast Missouri. Phone 3322 America i s the source of 70 p"r cent of Spain's cotton imports in normal times. 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