The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 29, 1936 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, August 29, 1936
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PAGE SIX aycd In Held Too Frail, Scconcl- basemaii Ha Every Game 'BV tfAKItV OIUYSON Sporls Editor, NE.V Service CHICAGO.—Carl Hubbell, Mel OU, and other members of the old guard ar; playing heroic rolss, but the New York Oliuits wouldn't b3 speeding toward the National league iiennant today without t\vo ne.v men, Burgess whltelicad and Jimmy Ripple. Whltehcak} "muds" ihc.Infield. The Polo Grounders started lo move when Bill Terry decided to lisa the left.-linhdect hitting nipple In center field regularly ngnliut right-handed pitching, That kept - the redhead from Montreal In tlu thick of things In five out of every seven skirmishes, nnd he immediately went, into a consecutive game batting streak. It tmns out I'lua Terry made the best <tcal of the year when h_- gave the St. Louis Cardinals Tarzan Parmclee, Phil Wclnlrnub, nud cash for Burgess Wliltehead. The transaction was an easy one lo consummate, for Ihc Kcd Birds were as deS]>cralc for pitching as the Giants were for a second b;isc- man'lo nil the once so valuable shoes of the (nded and retires! •Hughle Orllz. * • * Only Nwtlert chance Many suspected Hint Terry gave up loo'Soon oil PurmeliT, nnd nol a few trained observer.? considered Whitehcad too trail lo stand tlic wear and (car of ,1 154-gamc schedule. The principal fault that Rickey found with Wliltehead was tlial UP North Carolina collegian dlii not smack the sphere far enough to play second base Tor the Gas House Gang. After 20 years of liogsis Hornsby and Frunkte Frlsch, It Is quite natural for the director of the far-flung Cardinal, system lo be a bit exacting In his demands of .a kcyslone sacker, Pie Trajnor was among Ihose who felt that Terry was shortchanged In the Whitehead bartei The mannger of the 'Pittsburgh Pi- rates'expressed tile opinion that In young Al Cuccinello Ihc Giants in a second swap gave the St. Louis outfit an all-round brighter prospect than llie scholarly Tar'Hecl. Hoirerer, it now appears as though Whitehead's severest handicap in St. Louis was .Hint .'he was Frisch's understudy and a jnck-of- all-lnfield-lradcs. Instead of beiu» out of the Giant front line on occasions, he Is IJie only member of the array that has participated In eveiy game Jo dale. Dick ' Barter's piny at shortstop picked up with the coming of such a cpitipslcnt running • mate. Like so jnany other able 1 tiiflcM- ers, Whitehead's only fault is In handling balls hit straight at. him ,Burgess gets his hands on balls hit a long way to either side of him. Perfect Pivot Man Wliltehead is Ihe perfect pivot man on u double play, in acting as one he crosses second bnse toward the pitcher's box and makes a direct liirow to first base, thus avoiding the necessity of throwing over the base runner and eliminating the danger of being knocked down. A remarkable arm swings iroiu his shoulder nnd he throws accurately from any position •Wliltehead Is not a long-range hitler, but gets plenty of snap Into his hlU and knows How to poke the ball into right field. Considering his work In the field, his average of 277 Is plenty good enough «e is an able second place hitter Burgess is th c only really fast man with the Giants. He has swiped a apzen. bases, or more than all the others combined. is a fine team man, and thankful to be «lth tbe-Gi- mits. A graduate or the University of North Carolina, h e is the • only Phi Beta Kappa. 11 Since the remarkable recruit, stu Martin, took sick, Frlsch no doubt nas many times wished he Whitehead tack, Meanwhile Par melee, something of dinal firing line with a: suits before ' Icarlno BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ^™^^^ r I romiscs ^ Jj4_e_Th'is a CoJlegians^Year Against Pros SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, "Wlinl .110 you walling for when (here's a brill currier like Jay isor- neiT around?" Bernio Blermati seems lo lie asking. , Smith and Sheldon Wlial Uerwangcr'il Imve done with thai I f ill *H'f m-m 1/10 ,>i oiilnnnn in Baseball Results Southern League Little Rock 5-4, Knoxvllle 4-c. Night camps: Memphis at Atlanta. Chattanooga at Nashville New Orleans nt Birmingham. American I.eajrae New York 14-19, Detroit 5-4 Chicago 6, Washington 5 St.; Louis 8-1, Boston 1-2. Only games scheduled. Interference ill Chicago!" 0 "»HDH j-i IJL-I ivi\um.-i a uwav. ri in (lie clear. Careful., now. There's Teamwork like that and the .safety man. A feint ami the little sidestepping ...»v HJ(J irclt Lions will have a tough ,, at Soldiers' Field, Sept. 1." Acfiiabatics At SOJMiles An Hour Next time you've bored "\vith it all. try These dnrinc individuals Indulging in aquatalics on —• --* -•-••• .••*,...«. i tiL.iv »i.n in j, iuui v iun.ur) ;i mul^lllg III ftmlfl the'waters of Lake Mohawk. N. J.. mustered the services of two aquaplanes, two slepladders Iron bar. The performers arc, left to rl 3 ht: Steve O'Connor, Dellrert, Pracg, and-Bob Sparrow. ing the craft are Charles Tlmvcnot and Bob Snow. Stcer- Tilanic Gets Second Op- porlunily Against Tillc Cliinnanl Monday BV .T. ]'. I'KIKND Johnny Marr, holder of the diamond studded belt, emblematic of thc Southern llghlheavy: wrestling championship, will give Charles Sinkuy. Corinth, Miss,, another chance to wrest las title, Monday light, in the feature attraction ol thc weekly wrestling show nl the open air arena. Two weeks ago Sinkcy was un- able to return to the ring nftcr foot grappler, and n favorite will being heaved over the ropes by meet n newcomer, Don McNauglit "'"''"" A1 " giant, and was | from Scotland, In the 90 rnimite Ihe Mobile, Ala. counted out l)y the referee to conclude perhaps the most spectacular match held here in some lime. During the two falls, won by Man-, the funs were treated to the unusual feat of seeing both conlestnnls thrown from llie rtiiR. timc limit semi-final. Two Blytheville youngsters arc down for a five round boxing match In Ihe curtain raiser. loud niul long, maintaining that he was not given a fair anil .square deal, and demanded n return engagement. Mnrr was quite willing to give him an- othei chance thcn.yBut, of course. from a box office standpoint, it was not practical, so arrangements were made for them to clash agnin Monday. Doc Poole, fast and clever bare- Urges Stale Lutlcries FARGO, N. , D. (UP)—forly- scven years ago State Senator Jerry Stevens, now 82, voted in the first North Dakota legislature for legal lotteries and lie now is advancing approval of lotteries as a cure for (lie slate's economic Irou- ---- —"••-« ~~*,.,«.,,n. tt uu- up 11 ju 13 ut scy us ll>r (i bles "People." Stevens said, "arc All of Ihe foremost coac .ixmnd to gamble and they might the southwest attended the Any Texan will tell-you that the three principal .products of his slate are cotton, cattle, and good football players. Bren in 112-ilegree heat with frontier centennials, cowboys, and showgals on every corner, the grid- Iron game is the main topic In Lone Slnr territory. In Texas they believe Unit touchdowns are made In the summer time, with passes of course, and this full's supply already Is on its way.. A Texas signal caller passes from behind his own goal line, and coaches, teammates, ami sl«ctators think nothing of It. Tcxans credit their high school coaches with the high grade of ball played by their colleges. Each summer these high school mentors sit as disciples of several of the nation's leading drlllmosters at n coaching school. Texas Christian was host lo the high school men this summer and Port Worth the location of an Innovation in high school ball, thc first annual all-star gam c between the "North" g u d the "South," the teams representing different sections of the state. Coaching school Instructors coached the squads. Francis Schmidt, formerly of Texas Christian but no«- of Ohio stale, had cliarge of the Northern All-Stars, or Texas Yankees. Bernie Moore of Louisiana Stnte prepared the South Texas boys. Schmidt's array prevailed, 13-0. * • * 1'imlon Our Elbows, New (Jry of Miu-mcn Schmidt, K'hose Inexhaustible energy and choice of adjectives made him a legend in his old residence before It accomplished the same tl'i'.ig in Columbus, taught his lads, sUingers to each other for the most part, 30 plays and three formations In a half dozen days. He worked ns hard as he does in sharpening lip the Buckeyes for a big game, coaches ol 'A dream squad for a dream game. We'll give the New York Giants a bad time at thc Grounds, Sept. 8, loo." Polo RESCUE PARTY ns well be permitted to gamble 'legally, with the bcneti to thc government." school enga Most of to colleges, but the coaches were MAN BEHIND BIG MOVE - - - By Krenz :^&k»<&;& "W:WA' " ""* ""* National League Philadelphia 8, St. Louis 0 New York 7, Pittsburgh 2 Innings). Chicago IS, Boston 3. Brooklyn. 8-4, Cincinnati l-i night Northeast Arkansas le Osceola at Jonesboro, game. Only, game scheduled. , The ' 17-year locust, Cicada Scp- temdeclm, appeals e\ery 13 years M the. southern part of the Unlt- H St«l*»; • American T.csguc W. L 83 41 CS 55 67 66 <H New York 15 Chicago 73 St. Louis 72 Pittsburgh 03 Boston 57 Cincinnati 57 Brooklyn 50 Philadelphia 42 Northeast Arkansas League W. L. Pet Newport 35 xOsceola 27 15 xJonesboro 2024 Batesville ." 1920 Caruthersville 17 25 Paragould 1233 Si—Night game; lienry .Pippni. above, tries ( 0 pump Ihc ball through hkc Dizzy Dean. He did s.idi ; .i Kood job of it Him |, c ,j von lo consecutive conlcsls . for || lc tnjl : cnd Saci-Siinciiln Coast ori aiid..was rushed lo St.,'l.ouis b'v Plane lo slrcnRthrn n .=a<lly d/ plclcct Ciirclinal si;\IT '• there anyway, pad In hand, in cose Tie for Third Place With Famous Probable; Builders Win, 28-5 , H. D. Hughes company moved closer toward a possible tie with Famous Store for third place at he close of the Commercial soft ball league season by defeating Phillira Motor company lo t 0 -i hist night. In another game (he East Arkansas Builders defeated a Me Mullin Grocery team composed almost entirely of players recruited at the last minute from the bleachers. 28 lo 5. Hughes routed Jimmy Smother- mnn In winning over the Fords blasting out a total of 13 hnj while Talmadge Huey allowed but three ruiy;, giving up 9 hits Bob Burns, Collln. Norman Bunch and T. Burns hit for the circuit in the game. The second game, was an end of the season comedy with the collection of McMullin pickups being soundly trounced as might have been expected. However the fielding of Slihvell's Stooges was unexpectedly fair. The principal reason for the one-sided loss was Ihe barrage of 28 base hits nn- leoshrd against Woodrow Hall Stlllivell. Cliff Bevill, comedian and jack of all trades, and a plav- er named Wade. Jimmy Tiplon led the assault with three home runs and two singles In six limes at bat Others had a hand in giving the Mc- MulJin outfielders plenty of exer-i cise, Morse hitting a double ' triple and homer, Kendig hlttlii" two homers ana Saliba and Wilson one each. Kenrtlg started for the Builders but left the mound In favor cf Burress when the McMillan aggregation astonished even themselves by .showing 5 j gns ot &eMnp next lo Kendlg's offerings. As a ball gome it wasn't much but nt that the fans seemed to get considerable pleasure out of the affair. Score by innings: -.•Heading l|,o Olympic honor roll Perpcluaicd in ft onc on ihc p rnarallion O f Ibc Olvmpic Stadium in ij e , lin fll .j j ilc names of three American alb- Ih.KiTr' 0 W °" thcir "• the 193C Ba mcs . llcre js renn artisan at work chiseling in rf"^" ° f Jcsse Owens, 100 ?n-n- 200 -'" clcr winner: Arcinel Wjlhams, 400-melcr victor- ;uid| Johnny Woooriirj. 8SO-;nciei winner. The craftsman .s iustl nddmg thc name of Jack Lovc-l lock, New Zealand's winner of| the 1500-jneler event. , LOSTJLAST LIFE Phillips Hughes East Ark. C82 McMullin no 000 101 200 342 B.H.E. 1-394 X - JO 13 0 R. H. E. Lutes Likely to/HutPfoi League Leading Indians Tomorrow 1 BY J. P. FRIEND OSCEOLA, Aug. 29.—Clinging to heir slender mathematical chance or the second half championship n the Northeast Arkansas League, he OsceDla Indians concluded heir extended road trip last night n Joncsboro, and will play the Batesville White Sox here Sun- lay afternoon, in a single gome ilariing at 3:30. Walter "Bud" Lutes, Blytheville youngster, who has been doiii" quite well in his first fling at pro- mine ttujwuy, paa in nana. in case *t""^ wen in nts nrst fling at pro- some young bucko had been over- fessional baseball in the tribal looker! Rirv» TncHli.ta Im*. *i,~ svipwnm <HH lil-nli, ..^^ *!.„ . looked. Rice Institute has the largest number of future freshmen this autumn, by 11^ way. In the school, Schmidt and Moore and the latter's assistant, "Etirs" Whitworth, fonncr Alabama luminary, lectured on double and single wingback formations. Moore related hliv his Tiger quick-kickers, Abe Mkkal and Crass, got the ball oil 1.6 seconds after they received it from the center. .Raymond (Bear) Wolf. leaves Ills post as lino coach at Texas Christian to become head man at North Carolina this fall, warned coaches to watch linemen's elbows during tlic approaching campaign. He contends that, the old method of using the shoulders on offense has given away to more effective elbowing. Leo R. (Dutch) Meyer of Texas Christian left thc coaches' ears ringing on methods of cvadim. pass defense. That Is one reason wiw Texas high school boys heave forwards from any point and in most any situation. When In Doubt, Pass, Is Motto In Texas Matty Bell told O f arraigns Southern Methodist's defense m o way to stop rivals' strou* „.:,.. ': the risk of being vulnerable else where. Stop their strong p] ay , and the boys feel pretty hopeless think Ing. 'If our strong pi ays . >t work, we re Just up against it • i,<figures. Meyer disagrees. He insist,, that points scored by opponents do not worry Texas Christian ,»™ Horned Frogs simply go about, the business of making more. Dutch told of Ihc Purple White's 106 ways ot gcllin,. „ ,'„« receiver loose, when a receiver goes out for a pass In Tcxa* hi> knows just where he Is goinj and bow ho is to avoid thov rave. • him. ~ * Coring Meyer Insists that every receiver OH his varsity learn three or tar feints or tricks calculated to smootl the way to completed passes. Dutch caii tell you how III.IIH- for«~iM« T. C. U. threw two years Z, "nrt what happened lo them ' Schmidt drills his ' men , . loose and liquid hi goinj, alter wigwam, will likely get the mound assignment from Manager Roycc Williams. The big redhead right- hander has improved with every ?ame and rates as a starter. The Indians dropped a H-9 slugging bee to their Craighead county neighbors and "jinx," the Jonesboro Giants, under the lights, Friday night, and dropped to 5!i games behind the league leading Newport Cardinals, with but six more to play before the current campaign passes inlo the record books as history. Half of the con- lests are with the St. Louis Cardinal chain organization. The Indians play here Tuesday and Wednesday, and possibly Sunday, with Caruthersville, Jonesboro. and Newport offering the opposition. Under the inspiring leadership Some fishermen believe that a catfish, loo, hns nine lives. If .such be the \ belief, this huge specimen losl his last. one, for he fell victim to a perch bait on the trot line of Mr. and I Mrs. Murphy Leclcl, of Port i Arthur, Tex., and now is only : a gaslronomical memory The I fish, weighing 92i,i pounds, was j.taught in the Sabiuc river, near ''.Dcwcyvillc. TeK. of Lonnic Etheridge, former Memphis Chick, and erstwhile Arkansas College three sport stnr, the Batesville White Sox have been transformed from a chronic losing oufit to a formidable foe. The acquisition of "Pappy" Hall, home run hitter and the loop's leading runs batted inner, and Carl "Jabbo" New, elongated strikeout star, have played a prominent rok in thc rejuvenation.' Either New or the pestiferous John Cordell, first baseman—pitcher, who has been beaten but once by Osccola this passes. Moore depends on change of pace. Between the views of the coaches, it is apparent that, tills is to be another big year for the open game—especially In Texas. As Bell, about whom any rancher will shout "greatest, smartest coach in the country," points out In tile southwest the old motto of a quarterback, "When in doubt punt." has been changed to "When in doubt, pass." are due to do the the visitors. 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