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PAGE TEN Dodgers and Giants Begin NL Pennant Playoff Today By JACK HAND BROOKLYN, Oct. 1. (AP)-The New York Giants "Miracle men" of '51 and the dead game Brooklyn Dodgers charge into hand-to-hand combat for the Natioml I ea<r, \l pennant today in the opener of a bcst-oMhrce playoff scries. ' " Kue — + T BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 'Boys, Tomorrow We Go To Work/ Leo Tells Giants By JOE REICHLER NEW YORK. Oct. 1. (API—"Boys, tomorrow we go to work. It's a new season. We play at 1:30 pm. That was Manager Leo Duro- *•— cher's reaction as soon as he learner late yesterday that Brooklyn had won a H-lnnfng. 9-8 thriller from the Phils In Philadelphia. "Jim Hearn is my pitcher," he added after a moment's thought "Everybody else, except Larry Jansen and Sol Mnglle, will be In the bullpen. Beyond that I don't know. It will be a day by day proposition." The disappointing news of Philadelphia's failure to beat the Dodgers, which would have enabled the Giants to win their first flag since 1937. came while Durocher was seated In the diner of the train bearing the victorious Giants back home from Boston. The Giants had climaxed a sensational drive by defeating the Braves, 3-2. to wind up the season with seven straight victories and 37 of their last 44. "ICs All Over" "It's all over." said Coach Herman Franks sadly. "Those guys won. Robinson homered In the nth. We got to do It again tomorrow." When the players looked at Franks, a reputed prankster, in disbelief, the usually Jovial lieutenant said in a very serious meln: "Honest, fellows, I ain't Joolln'. The Dodgers won It." You could see the terrific letdown in the faces of the athletes Suddenly, their dinner lost Its taste Several shoved aside their plates. The others continued to eat In silence. Eddie etanky, who had been Ite- tenJnsr Intently, drained hfs cup of coffee, arose slowly from the table and walked out of the diner. Before he got to the door, the •crappy little second baseman turned and said significantly: "Boys, we got a game tomorrow " But'by the time the train rolled Jnto New York, the boys had regained their good spirits "Let 'er rip," yelled Billy Higney. giving the slogan used by the Giants during their tremendous •trert. "Let '«r rip." answered a down New York . Brooklyn . St. Louis . Boston . . Philadelphia Cincinnati , Pittsburgh . Chicago . , NATIONAL LEAGUE (Final Standings) W L Pet. 96 58 .623 06 68 .623 81 73 .525 76 73 88 64 62 58 73 78 81 86 90 92 .474 ,442 .416 .403 New York . Cleveland , Boston . .. Chicago . . Detroit . .. Philadelphia Washington St. Louts . . AMERICAN LEAGUE IV t. Pc(. 98 56 93 61 87 67 81 73 73 81 TO 84 62 02 52 102 .636 .604 .565 .528 .474 .455 .+03 .338 G.B voices, as t tie train rumbled Grand Central Station. into YESTERDAY'S RESULT National league Brooklyn 9, Philadelphia 8 (14 nnlngs) New York 3, Boston 2 Chicago 1-0, St. Louis 6-3 Pittsburgh 8, Cincinnati 4 American League New York 3, Boston a Detroit 2, Cleveland 1 Washington 4-3, Philadelphia 2-4 St. Louis 9, Chicago 5 Model House Project Started in California LOS ANGELES. (Of)— The University of California Is building a model house in which six senior home economics students will live each semester. They will get training as teachers of modern living methods. The three-bedroom house with an apartment ..for the director and modern equipment will cost $50,000. 4 AIC League Games on Tap This Week; Tech Beaten 46-6 By THB ASSOCIATED PRESS Tl*, b«ttl« for th. 1851 Arkansas Intercolleaglate Conference cham- -*J> »eta «nderwa T in «mert thi« w»ek. Pre-season favorites al- bw« token fee lead in th, conference ra« and hopes to wind ««t w«f when th« curtain comes down nairt November. " " * Setting the pace in Die still young season are the Southern State Muleriders of Magnolia who had an easy time in whipping Little Rock Junior College, 25 to 13. in a charity bowl contest at Little Rock Saturday night. Southern state, with two conference victories io its credit, will be host to Arkansas Tech next Satur- Dixie Series Site Switches To Birmingham BrRMTNOHAM, Oct. 1. (AP) — , Al Papal, 32:year old Houston -— --*---• -*«.-jtii uia nousion knuckle-bailer, will have a chance tonight to revenge the opening Dixie Series win scored against him In Birmingham. Manager Al Hollingsworth will *end Papal to the mound as the Texas League Buffs bid for their third victory in four starts against the Southern Association playoff champions. Birmingham won the Dixie onener. Leftfielder Larry MIggins salted away yesterday's battle with a three-run homer in the sixth inning that broke the hearts of an overflow crowd of 16,681 mostly hometown fans. His circuit blow ended a pitchers' duel between righthanders Bobo Neivsom of the Barons and Fred Martin off the Buffs, former major leaguers. The Barons outhit the Texas League club seven to four. They loaded the bases In the fourth and sixth stanzas, hut each time hit Into double play's with one man already out. Union Meeting Set VIENNA. (;r>-The Communist- run World Federation of Trade Unions (WPTU) will hold tts next general council In Berlin from Nov 15-21, 1951. The decision was taken In response to an invitation from the Free German Trade Unions accord- tng to an announcement oi the WTTU's Executive Bureau in Vienna. -— He resulted yesterday under the most dramatic circumstances when Jackie Robinson's nth In- lllng homer gave the Dodgers t 9-8 edge over (he Phillies after the Giants had subdued Boston, 3-2, behind Larry Jansen. All even at the end of tht regular ISi-game schedule, the Giants and Dodgers collided at Ebbels Field at 1:30 p.m. (EST>. The series continues tomorrow at the Polo Grounds. If a third game Is necessary, it also will be played it tht Polo Grounds Wednesday. Barring rain, the svorM series with the New York Yankees will start Tmirsrtay at Yankee Stadium. That goes, even if the Olants or Brooks win In two straight. Cloudy weather and » little relief from the topcoat temperature* of the last two days were forecast by the weatherman. Jim Hearn (16-9) was Manager Leo Duroclier's choice lo work for the comeback Giants, who earned • lie by chopping down a 13 <; game Dodger lead of Aug. 11 in a furi- mis .841 stretch drive. The ex-St. Louts righthander picked up for the $10.000 waiver price last year, had a 2-3 record against the Dodgers. Brooklvn leads the Giants 9-2 at Ebbets Field and 13-9 for the season. Branca for Hum! Chuck Drwsm of the Brook. tosh out of pitchers after his team desperate last stand, had Ralp 3ranca (13-10) for the opener. Th )!S righthander was 2-4 against th "'--'- on the season. He pilche MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1 951 12 v, 64 74 I] j; , . CHlCKS-ReslIng In the hands of these lad, I, the future of Coth Hay. Car, Brown, second row-Richard Kerbough. Dexter West, Do. Ha 'is J ley. George Stanfield, Bob McFarland and Robert B,rn,lngha mTh M row- Burnham. Bin WilHam,, Jo e Bynum. Bill White, Bin PhiHips, stan.ey NeJn , «, n ' M " nd Bud Homer Porkers Play TCU Saturday In SWC's First League Tilt day. The Tech Wonder Boys, former king pins or the AIC. lost a non-conference encounter to Arkansas State of Joncsboro. The Indians, playing on Tech's home ground, rolled over the Wonder Boys, 46 to 6. Another season powerhouse. Henderson state Teachers, bumped Arkansas A. & M. out o! the favored role before 5.000 spectators at Ar- kndelphia Saturday. The Henderson Reddles swamped A. & M. 20 lo 7 Henderson, bolstered by ID transfers from Little Rock JC's 19(9 Lit- ite Rose Bowl champions, takes on Hendrix this week end. The Warriors of Hendrix were bouled over by the College of the Oznrks, 30 to 0. in Saturday's season opener for both teams. Arkansas state Teachers turned in its second conference win by downing Chiachitn. 33 to 0 Saturday merit. The Teachers have an off-day Saturday. Ouachita Li host to College of the Oznrks next Friday night. Two teams take on Interactional fees this week end. The powerful Indians of Arkansas State, who are not eligible for this year's conference crown because they do not Play enough game;, will play Mississippi Delta state Teachers at Cleveland. Miss., Saturday. Arkansas A. & M. will be host to Aufttn Pcay of ciarksville, Tenn. Little Rock JC will start the week's football program by meeting the University of Arkansas Freshmen in a non-conterence encounter at Little Rock Thursday night. SUPERVISORY FOREMAN . "-• — •-"•• nv (Jill.ll US Innings yesterday In relief "'readier Hoe. While the Dodgers and Giant continued their slruBBlc. the Ameri can League champion Yankee chedulcd daily workouts to keep ir ighting trim. Manager Casey Sten gel already has named Allie Rey inlds, his double no-hit ace to pile! he series opener. This was the second playoff Ir he storied history of the Natlona -cnsritc, now celebrating Its dlamon iibilee. In 1946, St. Louis nm 3rooxlyn fought to a dead heat and he Cards polished off the Dodger wo straight. Back In 1008. as an aftermath o he famous "Fred Merkle dldn 1 ouch second" controversy, the Chi ago. Cubs beat the Giants in a ost-seoson playoff O f a tie game 3ilt that wasn't any playoff series —only R replay of the dispute ame that ended in a 1-1 tie If past records mean anything he Dodgers rale a solid edge In heir home park where Sal Magll •as the only Giant to win Until their lat* season .lump he Dodger big guns of Oil Hodges «° 5 l, ^"^ ne " a ' Atldy Palko » n « ackle Robinson were bombing the onvenlent left field seat*. And Duke nldcr wns smashing long drives ver the right field screen. No Time for Records >e H games played 'eld,..-the Dodgers belted 21 runs to 10 by the oianl - hit six out of the nnrl edges four nnd Campanella and ar! Furlllo three each to lead the ick, Bobby Thomson smashed un iree and Monte Irvin two for New °rk. But the charged up ndcr full steam of a seven-game in streak, arc in no mood to worry bout past performances. They made h , r vV' C '" the last seven »•«** when they won six of seven (he Brooks. hare C fo Cn ia C!l w d th8 Do<tgcrs mlsht panella who pulled a mule" InTls leg running m ,t a triple at Phil(( ! H e ' p , hla - Bllt h » <» OU ght Robinson badly shaken by his diving gj , me j saving catch on Eddie Waltkus liner, would be able lo go Brooklyn'still sung with talk of Robinson's deeds at Shibe Park How he saved the game with that diving catch of a low liner with the bases lull In the 12th. How he drove ^ Robin Roberts pitch deep into Icr In left field in the c , r,\l"," ""Xlgprs overcame a 8-1 Phil lead, finally tied the score in tlie elshth nnd won a game thev absolutely had to win. V Two wcro out in the 14th and it looked „., If the Sunday curfew might halt, the game without „ decision when Robinson smashed his homer. If (lie game had been stopped by the Sunday law with the score tied. K would have been played over completely today Intoxicating Hen Mash CROWN POINT. Ind. (AP) - A chicken raiser has lost his suit to avoid payment of a mash bill. He charged the mash made his chickens pixilated. He snid they were nervous, excited and unmarketable. A Jury thought otherwise and the $198 bill By HAROLD V. RATL1FF (AP)-The Southwest Conference starts playing for the pennant this week but fhK rousing intersectiona. schedule headHned by the clash of Texas A and M jith DALLAS Oct. 1. Is quite incidental to > mighty Oklahoma. The Assies, who don't hit on all cylinders each time but are Sooners at College Station Saturday night. It's one of the feature Arkansas and Texas Christian get together in the opening conference frame of the season. They play at Little Rock Saturday night. This game finds Arkansas undefeated and already boasting as good a record as compiled all last season The Razorbacks won two games In 1950; they already have Ron two this campaign, whipping Oklahoma A. and M. and Arizona State of Tempe. The Christians were sad In their opener, losing to Kansas, but they snapped Into It last week, trouncing Nebraska. 28-7. Ayglra Play Oklahoma While Arkansas and TCU do the honors In conference play, a!! other members of the circuit will be battling Intcrsectlonally. The Aggie- Dklahoma game headlines the plot but that should be quite a setto over at New Orleans when Baylor tackles Tulane, while the Texas- North Carolina clash at Austin, Rice-Louisiana state battle at Baton Rouge and Southern Methodist- Missouri melee at Dallas have their share of national interest. Arknnsss, A. and i\f.. Texas and Baylor are undefeated this season. A. and M. kept its record intact last week by beating Texas Tech 20-7 but wasn't particularly impressive. Oklahoma, meanwhile, was opening the season with a 49-1 strapping of William and Mary. Steers Beat Purdue Texas trimmed Purdue 7-6 In their first lime out. North Carolina lost to Georgia 28-16 last week. Baylor faces some real trouble. Tulane last week beat Miami 21-7 and looked quite good indeed. The Bears will be playing their second game of the season. They opened the campaign with a 19-0 win over University of Houston but laid out NL Playoff Should Give Yanks Pitching Edge By JACK HAND (Editor's Note— This is the first of a three-part series comparing the 1851 World Scries teams). . ff W °- eep Bra *"' n taff and the New York Giants get through deciding the National gue pennant, the well rested New York Yankees should enjoy a solid edge In pitching for the world. series. Pitching, was manager Casey Stengel's ace in the hole for a hitd straight Yankee pennant. His olid big three oi Allie (No-Hit) Reynolds (17-81 vie Rnschi (210) and Ed Lopat (21-9) com- iandcd the respect of the Amer- can League. When Casey needed to put on the pressure In the late September 49'ers Upset browns 24-10 In NFL Action NEW YORK. Oct. 1. W,—If it ad happened in mid-November, it sports world would be a-buzzlng or dnys. If not weeks about it. But his greatest of baseball pennant aces has marte the defeat of the leveland Browns—pro football's team—an almost obsolete . ordered him to pay plus interest. reatest cm. But lose the Browns did, and to team which last season won only hree games—the San Francisco 9ers. Guided by the deft Fr.inkie Alert. 49ers yo-iterday upset the Ighty Browns. 24 to 10, before 2.219 fans in San Francisco. In other openers—and they all in true to f3rm—Detroit walloped Washington, 35 to 17; Philadelphia dged the Chicago Cardinals, 17 to •. and the Chicago Bears whipped their perennial enemy, Green Bay 31 to 20. The Motion Picture Association of America estimates 60.000.000 admissions are paid into American movie theaters each week. drive, all three responded with steady winning work, Brooklyn leaned on Preacher Roe (22-3) and Don Newcombe (20-9) all summer long, especially Hoe. Carl Brskine (16-12) picked up half his wins on relief of Ralph Branca (13-10) did his best work before the all-star game. The Giants are better equipped to match the Yank pitching than the Brooks. Manager Leo Durocher has the lop winner in the league in Sal Maglie (23-6), dependable Larry Jansen (25-11), Dave Koslo (10-3), Jim Hearn (16-9) and Sheldon Jones (6-10) for starting roles and George Spencer (10-4) for relief. Granted the Yanks and Giants might be about even in class, the strenuous closing surge and playoff is bound to take something out of Durocher's staff. Yogi Berra (.29-1) pr bably is the best catcher in the American League. Although he finished In a bad slump, he's a dangerous long ball hitter and a much improved receiver over his poor 19-S7 series. Charley Silvera (.255) and Ralph Houk (.206) don't get much chance to play. Brooklyn has a real standout catcher In Roy Campanella (.327). The stocky Negro shook of a series of injuries, hit 33 homers and drove In 108 runs for the Dodgers. He did il all alone with only occasional help from Al Walker (.222). the ex-Cub. Wes Westrum C223) did the icavy work for the Giants. His 20 homers and 69 RIBs proved his ability to hit the long ball. But also struck out often and hit below his 1950 average. Ray Noble (.234) and Sal Yvars (.317) caught only when Westrum slumped badly ~~ was Injured. experience I, fore- approximately 1M employees. Most be ambi- RATION PACKING CO. OSCEOLA, ARK. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA M WRESTLING Monday, Oct. 1 8pm TAG MATCH Jack Moody & Bill Canny Adults SOc—Children 15e Lee Fields & Rex Mobley For Reserved Seals. Call 3389 Also 2 l-Folf 90 Minut* Matches Canny vs. Fields Moody vs. Mobley iwinos when they do, take on the last week. Rice, which bowed to Clemson 20-14 will be playing the team that whipped heralded Alabama. Louisiana State walloped the Tide 13-7 Southern Methodist figures on finally breaking into the win column. The Methodists, who lost to Ohio state 7-0 last week while giving the Buckeyes some anxious moments, take on a Missouri team that could do no more than edge Oklahoma A. and M. 27-26. Oklahoma A. and M. It was that was whopped by Arkansas 42-7. Two Arkansas players are tied for the lead in conference scorm* One IE Pat Summerall, who got °a touchdown and field goal in last week's 30-13 decision over Arizona State of Tempe. The other is Ji m Osceola juniors playing at Marked Tree. All of the games will command » considerable amount of interest but the Chicks' big winning streak will be in the spotlight. Undefeated in three outings this season, Coach Russ Mosley's Chicks are expected to take it on the ehln this week. Bay Injured The Chicks, their 24-man squad already crippled by injuries, face the possibility of being in even worse shape in the Jackson game. Mel Hay, their co-captain and often sive ace, pulled a ligament in his right leg in the Benton, 111,, game last Friday night and may not see action this week. The Semlnoles will be seeking their third win oi the season when they lake on Brinkiey Friday night. The Seminoles slapped West Memphis 26-7 last week after being tied by a good Piggott Mohawk eleven the week before. Wilson's Bulldogs are expected to get their fourth straight win in easy fashion when they take on the In- lians of Shawnee Friday night Coach Bit! Yates' team will be rated heavy favorites. Luxora will become the first coun- y team to celebrate homecoming this year. The Panthers will observe :he occasion in the Burdette game. Df« *, » ----.t.~. »i, t uiucr IB Jim Rinehart who counted twice against Tempe. Each has 18 point*. Lobsters for Royalty MONCTON, N.B. (/P>—A of . .. —supply maritime lobsters and oysters will be placed aboard the roy»l tram carrying Princess Elizabeth and th« Duke of Edinburgh when it arrives in Moncton on tru royal tour IWs fall. Mayor Joseph LeBlanc will make Fields, Mobley On Wrestle Card The tag team of Lee fields and Rex Mobley return to the American lesion's wrestling card at Memorial Aui 'torium tonight. Fields and Mobley have been booked to meet Bill Canny and Jack Moody in the tag match feature of the Auditorium bouts tonight. Fields, Mobley and Canny figured in a series of four grudge matches at the Auditorium last week, ail of which were won by Fields and Mob- In the preliminary bouts, Canny will take on Fields and:Moody will meet Mobley. 8 County Teams in Action This Week; Mel Hay Hurt Mississippi County's football teams began their fourtV. week of action this week with only a limited number of Folliwing last week's full schedule » of tilts, only eight ol the county's 12 junior and senior high teams wil see action in games this week with only three of six games to be played on County fields. Blythevllle's Chickasaws, riding the crest of a 19-game winQlnj streak, go to Jackson, Tenn., Friday night while Osceola moves to Brinkley, Wilson plays ShauT.ee at Joiner, Trumann Invades Kelser and Burdett* and Luxora clash at Osceola. All of these game* will be played Friday night. Only one Thursday night game Is scheduled and that one finds the Carver Didn't Have Stuff but He Won No. 20 ST. LOUJS, Oct. 1. w>_Ned tHr. vers teammates jay he didnt hav. hU usual stuff yesterday, but— • The St. Louis Browns' pltchw won his 20lh game of the year He became the first American League hurler since 1924 to win 20 games with a last-place club th> The righthander said he had a sore throat all week. And botS Manager Zack Taylor and catcher Sherman Lollar said Carver didn't have his usual stuff yesterday. He Just nine days ago. Carver had only 17 victories. He beat the Whit, f c * - . yutert ** the Detroit Tigers 12th ANNUAL ; ARKANSAS * LIVESTOCK OCT. 1-6 ROOSEVELT ROAD . IITTIE ROCK $30,000 in Premiums Se« tht ftniit livt- stock ; n thii State competing (or prize awardi! Get proe- tfcal ideas " from top breeders and itockmtn. 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