The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 22, 1959 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22,1959 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEIf Norman Booed Detroit Fans Are Fed Up By DAVE DELES DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have had their warning — their fans are fed,up. ' Seven losses in eight games are costing the owners money and will cost them much more unless the club can pull out fast from the early tailspin. There were 12,935 spectators on band Tuesday night as Cleveland walloped Detroit 14-1. Many of them booed manager Bill Norman and starting pitcher Paul Foytack when the Indians routed the Tiger right-hander in the first inning. Norman got the treatment in the seventh when he replaced George Susce, and again in the ninth when the Indians routed Hank Aguirre. When the public address man announced that the brand new Tiger yearbooks are on sale, the hooting of the fans practically drowned out his voice. The crowd booed ex-Tiger Billy Martin, too, but the fiery little second baseman had the last laugh. One spectator near the NATIONAL LEAGUE Pet. G.B. Milwaukee Los Angeles ... 7 Chicago 5 San Francisco 6 Cincinnati — Philadelphia . St. Louis' Pittsburgh W L. 5 1 .700 — .556 U4 .545 1V4 .500 .500 .200 .167 I Cleveland dugout shouted to Mar- in "You're lousy, Martin. You're not hitting." Martin replied: "It's a good thing I'm not. It's embarrassing enough with all these other guys hitting." This was a belligerent crowd and the attendance — which dropped more than 173,000 last season—is apt to show an even sharper decline. The Tigers' faltering starts are fast Becoming a baseball legend. Only one first division finish in eight seasons has the fans moaning and there is evidence they are going to be a lot slower with the dollar at the box office unless the Tigers do something except say "Wait 'til next year." Tuesday Results Los Angeles 9,' San Francisco 7 (11 innings) Milwaukee 7, Cincinnati 4 Chicago 1, St. Uniis 0 Only games scheduled. Wednesday Games Milwaukee at Philadelphia (N San Francisco at Los Angele St. Louis at Chicago Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (N) Thursday Games Milwaukee at Philadelphia (N St. Louis at Chicago Cincinnati at Pittsburgh <N> Only games scheduled. nnings) Phoenix 7, Portland 5 San Diego 2, Spokane 1. Seattle 6, Salt Lake City 5 INTERNATIONA!, LEAGUE Columbus 8, Toronto 1 Buffalo 6, Miami ! Rochester 9, Havana 4 Montreal at Richmond, ppd. AMERICAN ASSN. Houston 6, St. Paul 5 Denver 7, Fort Worth 6 Indianapolis 7, Omaha 9 Louisville 3, Charleston 2 Dallas 4, Minneapolis 3 DELTA LANES bowlin results are on Page Seven AGAINST ROSE BOWL CHICAGO (AP) — Northwestern's decision to vote gainst continuance in the Rose Bowl could mean an end o Big Ten participation in the post-season football classic. Northwestern announced Tuesday night It will vote against the Rose Bowl at the Big Ten meetings next month. This apparenlly would create 5-5 stalemate. At least a 64 majority ii needed for Vestern Conference participation. Northwestern's decision brought a new twltt to the Rose Bowl story. Last week it was speculated Northwe«tern would vote for (be game. Last month at a meeting In Madison, Wis., the conference ook a straw vote and received a 5-4 decision in favor of continu ancc, with Northwestern abstaining. The present Bowl contract ends with the 1960 game. Tough on Amateurs PINEHURST, N. C., HI - Ability and stamina were demanded today as the North and South Ama tetir Golf Tournament staged two rounds to cut the field to quarterfinal size by nightfall. First round play Tuesday re duced the field to 32 and brough about the defeat of Dave Smith co-medalist from Gastonia, N. C Kyser Might Miss . test of Drills FAYETTEVtLLE, Ark. W) - p orty-two degree wealher hampered the Arkansas Razorbacks eslcrday as they resumed spring >racllce after a two-day layoff. Coach Frank Broyles worked ils charges mainly on fundamen- als. "We didn't want to try jhc specialized stuff because of the weather," he said. Broyles announced that halfback Billy Kyser, a two-year veteran from Camden, may be lost for the remainder of spring drill i. j Kyscr suffered a knee injury early last week and hasn't been working out. "We're going to depend heavily Final Meeting For Y Men Tonight Blytheville Y Men's softball league representatives get together tonight for their final pre-season meeting. Y headquarters downtown is the site, said Wayne Bosecker, league secretary. Meeting begins at 7:30i League play begins Monday. Dr. Wendell Aldricti, 38-year-oli Angola, Ind., dentist, shot par golf against Pvt. Jolm Schubeck of Ft. Knox, Ky. on that boy next fall, and wo dont' want to risk a permanent injury," Broyles'said. Resignation last week of Jim 1 Porker camp. Mooty of El Dorado left Kyser 1 the only halfback letterman in th« TIGER SPIDER ON TV -CHICAGO (AP) — Spider Webb, climbing to the No. 3 middleweight ranking after scoring three straight knockout victories, aims for another impressive showing tonight against durable Neal Rivers. Rivers, 25, has a sharp left hook and t a record of 27 knockouts in winning 45 of. 56 starts. _The Las Vegas, Nev., battler never has been knocked out, but he has been stopped twice because of cuts. The 10 round bout in Chicago Stadium will be televised (ABC, 9 p.m. CST) and scored under the five point must system. Webb, 27, has plenty of power and a riewly-fpund tigerish spirit. • In his last fight, Feb. 25, he kayoed Bobby Boyd in the first round after Boyd stung him with several long rights. AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pct.G.B. Cleveland 7 1 .875 New York 5 3 .625 2 Baltimore 5 4 .556 2Vi Chicago : 5 4 .556 ' 2>,i Boston 4 4 .500 3 Kansas City ..4 -5 .414 3'A Washington ... 3 6 .333 4% Detroit ., 1 7 .125 6 Tuesday Results Cleveland 14, Detroit 1 New York 11, Washington 4 Kansas City 8, Chicago 3 Baltimore 5, Boston 2 Wednesday Games Cleveland at Detroit New York at Washington'(N) Chicago at Kansas City (N) Baltimore at Boston Thursday Games Cleveland at Detroit New York at Washington Baltimore at Boston Only games scheduled. Was 40, On County Relief ERE WE GO AGAIN! Hew 1959 Models - - The Finest Merchandise In The U.S.A. The Best Prices in Ten Years Ex-Injun Don Black Dies AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Death has come to Don Black, the baseball pitcher who made more than one uphill fight in his comparatively short life. He was 40. He was watching his old team, | ment, but recently he had become the Cleveland Indians, on televis-lill and was on county relief. ion Tuesday night when he collapsed. Takeu to St. Thomas Hospital, he was pronounced dead. Black was a right-hander who came up from the minors to the Philadelphia Athletics. In three years, his activities off the field had resulted in a waiver deal at the end of the 1945 season, and he became Cleveland prop- .erty. HE MADE A BIG comeback in 1947, when Bill Veeck took charge of the club. Called back from the minors, he won 10 games and pitched a no-hitter against the Athletics, on July 10 of that year. It was pnhllcly acknowledged that Alcoholics Anonymous helped his comeback. Last summer he was a teacher for the city recreation depart DA Golf Loss DALLAS Wl—Southern Methodist New Orleans Birmingham Mobile Shreveport Atlanta Nashville Memphis Chattanooga SOUTHERN ASSN. Standings W L Pet. G.B. 2 .750 3 .625 5 .583 downed Arkansas 4-2 in a Southwest Conference glof match yesterday. 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