The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 27, 1936 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 27, 1936
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, PAGE EIGHT X-Ray Marks Spot of Bradclock Ache Homers Win .-for World Soft Ball Champs In Hurling Duel Allowing but one lilt; a scratch blow : through the Infield in the seventh Inning, striking out 15 battens and • scoring one of his team's tsvo runs with a fonr-bnsc 'blast In tlie sixth, Clyde Klrken-! dall, sensational Hurlcr or llie Toledo, Ohio, Crimson Coach Tobaccos, 1935 world soft ball champions, starred in Toledo's vlc- tciy over the Memphis Coca Cola! Bottlers here last night. The score' . v:as 2 to 1. ' . • I Andy "Pop" Gnnn, third string 1 hurler.of (he Memphis southern' champions of .1035, did. right well' himself, holding the heavy hit-' ling Toledo batters lo live blows- nnd pitching scoreless ball iinili the sjxth when Klrkemlall's cir-i cult siuash provided tlie liist run' cf the came. It was another Imiiie' run by Ted Hill, v sturdy built catcher of the Toledo club In llie seventh tluu accounted for tlie winning run. , | lialllc Desperately The game was more than an exhibition with both learns (Ighl- Ing- desperately t". BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS The Southern AtlnnUt Nashville New Orleans Birmingham Lltlle liock Chaltanooxa . Kn'oxvlllc Memphis League W. L. .... 8S 48 ... 74 57 .... 10 C2 ,... 69 03 .... 07 ,.,. 00 ,,,. 53 pct.lBiif Clievrolcts . S W y Tomghl; Mecls OS 72 79 .505 .531) .523 .508 .455 .402 Stand in Ark-Mo ramous Pastime Billiar National New York ; Cleveland Detroit Chicago Washington Boston 1st. Louis 1 Philadelphia in m vm a!1 "" lu »»«aras ... 50 82 .319.i, m i e Chevrolet Co. [Famous Store I H. D. Hughes Co. ... ™l- McMullIn Grocery .. ' Phillips Motor Co. .. Arlc-Mo Power Co. .789 .137 League -W. I,. 80 C7 01! 05 «!> 00 45 44 American Whether or mil there's rnytiiiiifj lyrmiji wild Jim (haddock's lillle tiller, hero's llie X-ray picliirc tin' nn-<iic<is ivt;rc to s-iibmit to Ihe New York Alhtelir Oimmis- as cviilcMii'o lie'd lie unable t«. Hf;iiiT.:3x Kclmic-linii in Sn.>- Inmbcr The arrows poinl out growths on lillle linger of Jim's le/V hand' New York ... •St. Louts .... Chicago Pittsburgh .. Cincinnati .. linston .,..,. Brooklyn ... Philadelphia League . ' W. 1,. .... 74 40 ...-. ri 49 ....-71 51 ... 02 GO ... 58" M ... 5!) M ,70 70 across .the-plate in ihe tcelh of ilcally without warning In the'l !slle ^' llle ™nv sixth Inning. The Crimson Coacli Cl>1 "' ltlll - r s fine hurling. Except for tiacted argument in the fourth inning, v Inch was Inexcusable It seemed, .Ihe game .. was played smoothly anil without Interruption. A huge Haley Field crowd was Impatient even before the game ."-[aitecl however, ibi? l:annor atlraclicn following a meeting of two local le.igiie teams team hadn't lienii doing anything made tlie night long drawn mil especially v,ilh llie ballyhoo, thai Memphis promoters' always seem to demand, sandwiched in be- Iween. Klrkvndall, who hurled lhc winning gaine for (lie Toledo team In Ihe 1935 .world champion soft ball ,,„. nl tournament at Chicago,-accordingfr a r long to sane, shuck out the first eight [any lime I'™-: particularly with Chain's offerings '»«h bill Klrkcudall caughl one squnrc- ly and gave It a side into deep right center Into a row of parked curs for an easy four-base sprint, l!r-:tlcis Fight l!aik The Bottlers came back gamely! the night In thc first seventh. Griffin, shorlstop, N'lirllicast Arkansas 1.1 W. Newpnrt 35 Osccola 27 Joncsbnro is 19 ivillc n Parajould ; .. 12 .Ml .bv>, .528 .520 AM .309 .35(1 Pet. .(117 .595 .517 .503 .-167 .4117 .412 .345 Pet. ,8M W. L. Pet. 15 4 14' "5 12-7 10 9 8 11 7 11 12 -THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 1936 By Harry Graysou Rogers Hornsby conducted a class In tatting at a clew-land coaches' school. .The following af- loj'mw'.i n-yenr-old liolj v 'MlT slilink out 15 of his .st.-touls Browns, one ie£ S than the.Immor- Jal tt-jbc WaddeJl's; American UM?UC word. estaWlshe;! -iiv-igoa and only tWo'shy 'or Dizzy Dean's major Isague mart of 17 Jiidsliis by that, Hornsby oimht to confine, his lesson, to his own Baseball Results Southern League Memphis 8, i,ltile Rock .1. Nnshvllb II, Chattanooga 7. Ni'ihl games: Atlanlv. 3, Knoxvlltc 1. I!lrnilnsl:am I, Nuv Orleans 0. East Arkansas Builders 3 10 Pasllme Illlilard Parlor can cinch the Commercial soft ball, lea»ne (lag for I83(i by defeating tho u( , ond place Tom Little Chevrolet Go i tonight at Haley Field. A victory j for Ihe Chcvrolets on Ihe otliti , hand woidd ]m i them in n tic «itn Pastime for first place. Every leam In th c circuit' h is two games to play, Including tj night's contests. Famous .Stoic facing Arkansas-Missouri Power company in tonight's opener, woiij third place in the league standings last week an<] will finish* th.. .season no lower despite a loss lo' H. U. Hughes company last night, j The Pastime-Chevrolet meeting tonight is expected lo draw an ' other goc-d crowd to Haley Pidd ' probably large as list out of 9 biUeis lo fa;c him. "in fact Ihe icralcl! hit thai drove m Memphis' lone inn was the only thing e\en resembling a hit off Ihe Toledo righthander. Argument Slows Up Game Toledo^ got runners on lhc bags eevenil limes during the,early inn- v walk to open llie hiding. 'UK stole "second when one 67 Klikenitall's pitches (jot away from Calchei Hill. Griffin advanced to third i on an 'Infield on', and connlcd wlvm Trlble unshed 11 scratch hit through short. The run lied the score bul not Klrkcndatl dhln'l waste In retiring llie side nnd Ho.-,lcm 7. Detroit 0. St. Louis 5. New York a Cliicasio o, Philadelphia :t. Washington 14, Cleveland Ings but could not push across the plate. An out, them auto malicnlly called on an Infield out with two men on base and one down, and lhc tagging of a run, nor In tlic midst or argument .over Iho play, which 'brought ,011 still fmthci slienuous argument, probably killed the most serious Toledo tlneat Umpires Cliff Nor*ell and Erselle "Red"' Cavcllc of Memphis looked as \inecrtaln as llie smallest of small town officials, Nonell apparently reversing Cavctte ami them reversing himself befoic It was all over with. Early Maxwell, Memphis Commercial Appeal spoils promotion rcp- i-esentalivc apparently setlllng. ihe argument in his <nmsi-officlnl capacity of promoter. Finally Cavcltc's ruling Hint the runner was out stood aiitl (he customers settled back down for Iho game lo con- iinue. Kirkcndall's homer came prac- !Pf » *a hist It wns Toledo's half of the Inning, They play seven In National I,fa£up Chicago 4-7, Philadelphia 2-1 Brooklyn 10, Pltlslinrgh :t. Ne\v York 0. Clndmmll 5. Boston 10. St.. I.ouls 4. soft bait. The crowd evidently was expecting n possible exlra-inning lilt but Ted Mill was ready to call It a night. Hill was Ihe flrsl man lo face Gunn in llie Inning. He caught one of Dunn's fast balls and lilt il solidly. The ball shol down Iho left field foul -lino cticp Into the onlncld on u line While •Lohineycr, Dotllcr left fielder,' gave chase, lo lhc ball Hill -circled the bases. In n preliminary game the Fam- leadlng by two ous Store club, runs, ran Into whirlwind attack Hughes company found lhc laltcr Nnrlhr-iist ,-rlcjnsns Newport VI, iMni'Oiil Only garni: scheduled. I.":ii;iie Phillips County NYA • ' —" 'b*- iih in nights turnout, to watch tlie ctum . plon Toledo team In aclion, but at ! least a big one. Interest in lhc clashing of the two teams Is keen ! because the aggregations iiave besn ; strong rivals through almost three seasons, of soft toll playl • Warrington, lanky righllmnder, Is certain to start on Ihe mound I for the Pastlmcrs while Dick Pot- ! UT may call upon any one of sonic ' Ihrcc hurlcrs to open against the ! hilliard artists, llnrdly any of tlie Chevrolet hurler.s approach War- vlnglon in .steadiness, however. i Uotli teams can club ih 3 b-di Pastime Is composed lo a consul- ' erable extent of veteran | ra li play- \ era past their peak and .the club '• is generally termed ol;t folks However they have been far steadier ; than the more youthful aBgr<>a- [ tions._as a riilj. j | The Hotpoiiits.'wlio have been ex- ! ceedingly hot of late behind the ex- i cellcnt pilching of Leo Stcpliens ' have allowed llieir opposition no runs over a Ion,, string of innings I Famous may find thc 1D35 cliahi- i pious harfl lo handle tonight. ' Projects Get $4,000 1 * oMHan AttatUKa Le:igtte ' Osceola at Batesvlila. Hob Feller gels a hearty laugh mil of making major . league pitching look so simple-. The n-ycar-oW recruit of the Cleveland Indians struck out eight St. Louts Cardinals In three innings and 15 lirowiis in nine. club, but, then,' Feller, phenomenal righl-haiulcd recruit.of th» Indians; might ;rive fanned 15 members of. any oiilHi .ih'e rtay he mowed down the. Broriis. Imlenl, the low-.i farm boy ml^ht have equaled or tetlerei that total ugp.liist thu Sr.. Ijouis Cardinals hnil he besn p;>rmiUed to go the route in ,-.n exliibition game, on July C. Hj struck-out eight, of nine n«t Uiros who fare 1 Feller has 80 per con; Ihe birt of il in launching K-liat siioiild be a long and brilliant major leagu? career. i This advantage llej In his blazing fast ball. • That's the . first- thing- a 6 cont looks for in a pcagrooi pill propeller. A pitcher can ba taught to curve the ball. 'A slow one and a-change'W pace can be acquired. Control comes with experience. But the hard one cannot be developed, fi has to be lhei\» in lhc first place. ',-*-** Card Bow Said He Would Start Feller .;. After Feller had made Medwlck,' Popper Martin & Co..Jook so foolish during the brief period he worked in that exhibition game, Frankle Prlsch remarked that Ihei Cards would start' the youngster! the next day If he were' their prop-1 erty. • • . . . • , I "That kid's a natural,': said Dizzy Dean. "He's got evcrylhlng; He" can't miss." ; . . •' -.Only Mlque Gonzales, ' veteran • coach of the. i Gas.. House Gang. j found the slightest fault \vith' : pcl- ler v - •._ '„ •,,'•:•:.:• ." '•: "He Is too much of. an arm pitcher," pointed - out' the'"veteran catcher. "The; strain^ on his'arm Is ^tco severe. He's likely- lo hurt But Cionna^s and every other schooled observer knbws lhat Feller gradually will get his 187- pound body, behind his pitches, and that with his follow through, will come rhythm, more control, and additional speed. Pitchers who.fol- low through arc the superior field- era, too, for they' finish their deliveries with an added step that leaves them on balance to move In either direction. Such famous moundmeii • as Smoky Joe Wood and Bob Grove were all arm pitchers for three or four campaigns, Oral Hildebrand of the Indians has hod considerable experience, but still is mori of an arm than body pitcher. , Teller made .the most amazing! bow In the history of the. two. ma- ] jor wheels. He outstrips all other boy wonders. Waite Hoyt was crowding 19 when he crashed the Yankee lineup. Al Mamaux was older than Heller when he broke In. Walter Johnson was 18 when he made Ills '/.'but with llie Senators. R'ller will not, be 18 until December. * • * Perfectly at Home In Pitcher's Box Feller, who did not pitch a single inning in the minors, carries, a veteran, ills swagger, is not affected. ; Not once did the umpires have to caution Feller about his delivery or actions on the mound. That Is very unusual. Most young pitch-' crs have to be told about -slapping on and off the rubber and about their motions. ; q( v;. "•.--.,:; ~t oiapmcKa and] Steve ONtlll considered him retdv He'll spend his senlo" „",- t Cleveland high school. '•The Cleveland club doesn't i,, tend to allow a prosptct i v! n' " crt feller to -wandsr very i ar . Today's Games Southern League Memphis at AUnnta. Little Rock at Knoxvlllo. New Orleans at Tiinninpham. Chattanooga at Nashville. IIKLHNA, Ark.. Aug. 21 (UP) — More than $4,000 will be spent on NYA recreational projects here under a plan worked out, by thc Helena Rotary club and the Phillips county chamber of commerce. lo win, 13 to G. a seventh-Inning ! An extensive recreation pro- by the R. n. gram will be developed at- the Clothiers that city's rtccrcntlon park, with em-: scoring 9 runs' ployiiient provided for a number! I of NYA clients. Jonesboro al. Caruthcrsville •Newport at Paragoiud. ••>' Wrrckpr Service - f!a« OI'EN AM. NIGJIT •PHILMPS SXRViCK CENTER Phones 77'; - e 13 liefiirc You Buy Any Outboard - See the NEPTUNE 2 "• r - "^ Single Cyl. 1T*«J (Other Sizes to 18 H. P.) HUBBARD TIRE & BA'ITEKY CO. I T lakes more time, and more grain tq make Bottoms Up irom old-style mash—the good, costly, old-fashioned way! But it makes richer whisky. Try itl Bottoms Up KEKTUCKTSTMICHT BOURBONWHISKV • BROWN-FORMAND.V.V/^Co., touiivillr, K^niiffVy * -SILBBRNAGE1, & CO. Ejclusive Oislribulflrs for Arkansas Llille Rcfk Pine BlulT' Dcrhloll GET GULHUBE- jA THE PREMIUM-QUALITY MOTOR OIL FOR SOLD AT SERVICE STATIONS IH SCALED CANS ONLY .. . 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