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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 6, 1949
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1949 5 More Candidates Report, Increasing Chick Roster to 35 The Blytheville Chicks' roster careened to a new seasonal high yesterday afternoon when the opening of school brought out live new candidates, including two 1948 letlcrinen. Reporting for the first time yes-+- terday afternoon were Jerry Phillips, a guard, and Thomas Prince, an end, both last year letlermcn, and three newcomers. Gary Mason. Jerry Berry and Elly Trotter, all backfield candidates. Prince and Phillips, who both saw enough action last year to win BLYTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Louis Brooklyn Philadelphia Boston New York ., Pittsburgh .. Cincinnati Chicago . New York . •Boston Cleveland . Detroit Philadelphia Chicago I St. Louis a letter, \vcrc delayed in reporting due to summertime jobs. Both appeared in fair condition and ready fiiv action. ""Shie addition of the five new candidates brought 111" Chicks' roster to 35. the largest it has been since the first day of practice. The Chicks took h hings comparatively easy yesterday with only a short dummy .scrimmage session and a period of pass defense work. Coach Russell Mosley schooled his backs in the proper paw defense techniques while his aide, Coach John Staples ran the line candidates t^rocgh dr'Hs in blicking. Two Hacks Injured Even though yesterday's drills were light, before the session was I Washington over two of the Clicks' potential starting backs were forced to the sidelines nursing injuries. E. B, Gee who has been running quite a bit at blocking back and handling most of the punting, snr>nt most of the afternoon in trotting, nur.sing a bruised hip. And toward the end, of the drills he was joined by Little Rock Robert ^eid. the Chicks' hard " plunging fullback. He received a hip injury while practicing tackling yesterday. His injury Is believed to be only minor, however. And another back. Charles (Ruff) Lutes, wasn't in full uniform yesterday. Lvtes is having some dental work done and was ordered to take things easy. However, he ran in dummy scrimmage. The Chicks are expected to get back to serious business this afternoon with another full time scritn- NATIONAL LEAGUE W L 82 40 .. 81 .. 10 .. 07 . . SI . 58 .. 52 52 A.MJCKICAN LEAGUE; W L 81 48 82 52 .. 18 .. 18 .. G7 .. 53 .. 48 43 Nashviilc . Birmingham Mobile New Orleans Atlanta Memphis Chattanooga SOUTHERN LEAGUE W L 92 54 ^Caking advantage of the light drills. Coach Mosely yesterday be- pan seeking a replacement for Elmer Richardson, the injured center candidate who possibly will be out the major part of the season due to a fractured collar bone. He had Bill (Bui/y) Wunderlich, the big sophomore tackle, Coleman Bnrowsky, a junior tackle, and end/, Thomas Prince and Jim Gosset, trying out for the pivot post yes- (erday. All boys handled the job fairly well but Wunderlich is expected to get. the job. Taps Take II Easy, Too The Paps took things easy yesterday too. Coach Earl stabler limited the workout for his junior tribe to light running drills with some scrimmage work. Johnny O'Brien, the Paps promising-looking blacking back, was injured slightly In a fall yesterday and retired to the dressing room before the workout was completed. O'Brien suffered a foot injury and a small gasli to his head when he sva.s tackled. The Paps also welcomed new candidates. Three youngsters reported io Coach Stabler for the first thne. yestcrday to increase the juniors' later to 28. The newcomers were ^F Rhodes. Buddy Yo\mg and James Lester. Maior League Leaders Bv Associated Tress AMERICAN I.KAGUE Batting—Williams. Boston, Kell. Detroit. .341, Runs—Williams. Boston. 134; Dl- Bnston. 114 . 85 . 78 . 74 . 69 . 65 60 . 5S Pet ,62ti .6U .528 .504 .490 .440 .400 .388 Pet .623 .612 .591 .514 .508 .398 .358 .331 Pet .630 .595 .515 .514 .473 .451 .411 .384 iv'c Results NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 9-4, Pittsburgh 1-5 <s lid game 10 innings). Brooklyn 7-13, Boston 2-2. Philadelphia 3-4, New York 7-2 Cincinnati 7-2, Chicago 3-7. AMERICAN l,KA(illK New York 13-5, Philadelphia 4-2 (second game 7 innings, darkness) Boston 5-12. Washington 2-2. Cleveland 5-6, Chicago 3-4. Detroit 4-2, St. Uoilis 0-1. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Little Rock at Birmingham post poned rain. New Orleans 5-2. Chattanooga Atlanta 4-4, Memphis 0-1. Nashville 4-4, Mobile 3-2. Today's Games NATIONAL I.KACUE Boston at Brooklyn (night). Philadelphia at New York 121. Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (night) Only games scheduled. AMERICAN I.EAUUE No games scheduled. SOUTHERN LEAGUE Night games: Memphis at Atlanta. Little Rock at Birmingham Nashville at Mobile. • Chattanooga at New Orleans. Pirates Sign J. L. Johnson Of Blytheville J. L. Johnson, former Blrlhcvillc High School athlete and ' catcher for (he Jonesboro Red Sox semipro team, said this mornini; that .333; - he l, M signed a professional bas Johnson Cardinals, Yanks Cling to Leads Both Hold Margins Of Game and Halt; Red Sox Win Pair PAGE NINE Hv - MAIL CAIIRIEIlS-Thc 10-13 Chickasaws will look to these two junior backs [or their strongest ollcn- sive punch. Robert Reid, left, a 180-pound Ictlcnnan wlti do his running from the fullback post while Charles (Ruff. Lutes, shakes his hips from leu halfback. Botll boys were backfield mainstays for the Chicks last Nashville Vols Within Three Games of Title Just three ball games—three vic- lorie.s for Nashville or three defeats for Birmingham or any combination thereof—stand today between the Vols of Sulphur Dell and another Southern Association pennant, Nashville could win the flag to- nlelit. If the Vols get by Mobile again and Little Rock is able to take the measure of the Barons in tonight's douWeheader ,the pennant is Nashville's. Birmingham has six games to play, Nashville three. Last night, while the Barons were idled by a rain storm, the Vols increased their lead to 5 1J2 games. Their victories, at the expense of Mobile, 4-3 and 4-2, also Increased Nashville's latest winning streak to nine in a row. In other games, the New Orleans Pelicans and Chattanooga Lookouts divided a doilbleheader, 5-2 and 3-2, and tile Atlanta Crackers swept a | twin bill from Ihe Memphis Chicks, j 4-0 and 4-1. Little Rork was rained i out alon^ with the Barons. | At Mobile, Frank Marino wan his 10th of the season in ;he nightcap. Carl Sawalski hit his first home rims at the Mobile park—one in each game. The Crackers' victories strengthened Atlanta's grasp ,-in fifth place to three full games ahead of Little Rock. Gonzales Defeats Schroeder to Cop Amateur Net Title FOREST HILLS. N.Y.. Sept. (i. Hole in One —No Hurrahs — Shot at Wrong Hole 16: vain, Philadelphia. 14 Pitching—Kinder. Boston, lfl-5 .183: Parnell, Boston. 21-7. 750 Strikeouts—Trucks. Detroit. 137; Ncwhotlser. Detroit, 121 NATIONAL LI:A<;IIK Batting — Robinson. Brooklyn .343: Slaughter. St. Louis. .342. " Runs Rersr. Brooklyn. 116: Robinson. Brooklyn, and Mu«ial St Louis. 105. Runs battfd in - '»o>iin«rm. Brnok- iyu. 112: Kiiier. Pittsburgh, 102. Hits—Robinson. Brooklyn. ISO: Thomson. New York. 170. Doubles-Robinson. Brooklyn. 34: Triples— Musial, St. Louis. 11; HoZ"' Br00k ^ rn - 10 ' 42 M!,,, In " 1 , s -: Klncr ' Pillsburgll, Stoinh U1S - M - «>tolcn bases— Robinson. Brooklyn. the Arkansas State eleven last year while playing guard. He Is the "son or Mr. and Mrs. Jess Johnson or Yarbro. York Yanks Recall Joe Collins of Blues NEW YORK. Sept. 6. rAP>- Joe Collins, all-star first baseman of the American Association with the Kansas City Blue.-, was recalled today by the parent New York Yankees. Tn 143 games at Kansas City. Collins collected 167 hits, including 25 doubles, 17 triples and 20 homers Ke drove in 83 runs and haticd 320. 29: Reese. Brooklyn ->5 Pitching- Wilks y St. Louis 11-3. .786: Roe. Brooklyn. 12-4. .750. Strifccout-s-spahn. Boston. 122; Ncwcombc, Brooklyn no JAMBOREE AND DANCE Freddie "I{<,y" Ftiirns and his Ranch linys Songs hy Gene Slecle LEGION ARENA Sot. Sept. 10—8 p.m. Admission 7.ic American Legion, Sponsor Ft, Wayne Team Goes to National Semi-Pro Finals WICHITA, Kas., Sept. 6. Wi—The Golden, Colo., Coors will get two chances to win the National Semi- Pro Bosebali tournament championship. The Coors meet the Fort Wayne, Ind., General Electrics tonight in n title contest. But if the Coors lose, they'll play another game for the championship tomorrow. The Coors arc unbeaten in the double elimination tournament. Fort Wayne has lost one game and another dcfcate would knock it out of the championship. 1 The Indianans advanced to the | ~finals last night bv bc.itiue Klk Citv, j = Okla.. 4-0. " — Frank Vervcrka. who has bad 10 i = years experience in the .Southern I Association, will pitch lor Fort I Wayne. Al Cicotte. 10. will luirl tori the Coloradoans. I The Coors handed Fort Wayne \ its only defeat earlier in the tour-1 natncnt. A field of 32 teams began ! Play in the tournament Aug. 19. — Richard IPancho) Los Angeles still is the amatc... tennis chnmpi'in of the United Stales—but it is extremely doubtful that "nnclio will remain an amateur very long. Two sets down and facing what appeared to be certain defeat yesterday, the 21-year-old champion brought his game to a peak and overhauled Ted Schroeder of I,a Cre.sccntn. Calif.. 10-18, 2-B, 6-1 6-2. 6-4. in the finals of the national tournament. In the stands, ivatchinB his every move, were Jack Kramer and Bobbv RigBs, who have made no secret of the fact they want new blood i for the professional tour they will imderlake next year. The two Californium fought through 32 games of the opening set without a service break. Then Schroeder cracked through in the 33rd and held on in the 34th to wrap it up. Ttio set. which lasted an hour and 18 minutes and required a total of 205 points, was the longest ever played in a U.S. championship filial. Mrs. Marparcl Osborne Dnpont ' i of Wilmington. Del., completed a I successful defense of the women's Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday ,t Smiclays Mat.-Sun. I p.m. Cmit. Showing Manila, Ark. Shoiis EVERV MGII r SEATTLE, Sept. 6. (AI'J _ Leon , Amon stood on the nth tee at the :1 »i ', Maplewood Ciolf yesterday Gonzales ol J and hit a new five-iron shot which looped into the cup lor a hole in one. • His fellow players did not congratulate him. The hole lie han made in one .stroke was oil the lath green. title by whipping Boris Hurl of Jacksonville. Fla., 6-4, 6-1, iji ihe final. The veterans' title went to Oil Hall of New York, for the sixth straiTht year. He defeated Wilmcr Allison of Austin, Tex., 0-3, c-'2. Sports Writer! ' Down the stretch come the New : York Yankees and St. Uwls Card- • hints, rlinging desparalely to 1 '/ game leals (hat tradition says they should hold. Only five of the last 20 Labor I'ay leaders have failed to make Hie World Series In the last 10 years . . . But maybe the runner- up Huston Red Sox and Brooklvn Dodgers don't read the record books. A year ago the Red Sox wm 1 on top by the same 1 > y game mar- si", wilh the Yanks .second and the Cleveland Indians, eventual winners after a playoff, third by 4 '•.- games. Hrooklyn, loo, has no hapin 1 memories of ijiboi- Day 1048 that was the day they were gmictlcnlly eliminated from the National I.ea- eue rare by [hopping a doublclu'ad- er to Boston. The Braves, their lend bolstered to four games, never wen ousted. •St. Ixjuis a game of its Ie:u1 to the Dodgers yesterday when the 1 ! split wilh Pittsburgh while Brooklyn was thumping Boston twice. 7-2 und !:{-•>, .Miniecr Wins and l.osrs lied Mnug'er breezed to his i:itli win in tlir cards' opener as Enos •Slaughter drove In five runs in the rout of Murry Dickson. 9-1. The same Muligcr. trying for the (fully double In the second game, the decision on relief in the 10th "Inning when doubles by Danny Murlaitgh and Stan Rojek gave Pittsburgh a 5-4 edge. Brooklyn turned tile power loose on tlie weary Braves who now are only one game above the .500 murk. After Joe Hattcn was knocked out in the first Inning of the morning game, Car] Erskinc and Paul Winner contributed 8 23 innings (if no-hit relief pitching for the edge over Warren Spalln. Preacher RCJC tied the National League strikeout high for the year whiffing 11 In the lopsided second game 13-2. The soaring Phlljies extended their winning streak to six B es by dumping the New York Giants 3-7 ami 4-2. Cincinnati trimmed Chicago, 7-3 In the first game with a four run knockout blast against Dutch Leonard In the ninth. Johnny Srhmlu stopped the Reds In the second 7-2 Parnell wins No. 21 In the American New York blasted Philadelphia, 13-4 and 5-2, while Malone, Sirois Are Winners In Tag Match Kdilic Malone and Wnllrr Hirols won a tag match derisicni over Gorilla Mac-las, the Mexican mramc and Alex in I lie main cvcm tit the American Legion's n last night. • two victors giabbi'd the de- falls event. It took them 42 min- ntes to dispose of Ihrir troublesome opponents. Kasaboski, u Polish grap; !er from California, wus making his first ap- j prarancc before a lilylhevllle croud and he teamed well with Maria*. A IHin-puunclcr, Kasaljuski proved himself plenty rough in his hit and run type of xnvMlinu. Malone and Sirois won Ihe fn..,t [all in a rough 15 minutes thai was highlighted by the tlist|iiali[i- c at ion of Marias. Marias was waved to the dersslng rooms by liefeiee Mike Meroney after 12 minute; when he engaged in a bit of fisticuffs with Mrrom-y. Kasaboski thru tackled the two opponents alnne hut was defeated three minutes later wilh a nab hold applied bv Malone. The .second fall went („ Maci-cs and Kasabnski in 20 imnulcs with Macfas defeating Sirois in U) minutes with bnd.v .slams anil a pin j Kasaboski used a reverse liter icrk' to defeat Mulcme io minutes later ' The third fall lasted but Hi minutes will] Malone and Sirois the winners. Mnlonr defeated Kas-i- in five minutes with a reverse face lock and Sirois won over AMVETS Prcxy To See Pro Grid Tilt in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 8, IIP)—Tilt new president of the American Veterans of World War II will SM Hie first profes-ional football g«m« in War Memorial stadium her* Saturday. Harold missel. Wfttertown, Mass., will be the guest of honor il the same, sponsored Jointly by th« Arkansas Amvcts and the Stadium Commission, Alan Berry, stadium manager, said last night. The exhibition game will brlmi together the Philadelphia E*f\tx National Football League clump- ions, and the Lo., Angeles Rams. al ITscii on Harrrl* The tnide-rimrks, or brand*, the older cement companies »r« circular, because Ihey verr designed In he used on barrel heads acmrdmg (o 'c Encyclopedia Brl- lannica. Maclas in five minutes with a bodr straddle. In the two one-full preliminary bouts Madas defenlcd Malone in 10 minutes with a crab hold »nrf Sirois defeafri Kasaboski in n nhnnles with a front crotch and body slum. •>-•' 'ml' '?'* ''"" " V " Wrislm 'Slo» Joe DIMaisglo's grand «]„„, hom . '.; ''™ ke1 "I"'" Hie came for the yanks when Vic liasrhl came "iris"'!? 1 ' h ' S ' Btl1 vlct " ry " u ' r '•"" M<'l Piimoll earned his 21sl win In riosloir.s 5-2 oprning triumph although nicked for 11 hits iiobln Docrr's nth homer oft Sid Hudson , started the Sox on their way i Clcvilnnd took a pair front Chic also. 5-3 and fi-4. Larry I),,| H lm a homer In each game and GIOIL.L Melknvlrh hit two for the White ' Kox In the second same. And JIolj Lemon tossed a fonr-liilter to cop No. 18 in the finale. Detroit continued (o si/,/lt> making it l-l out or i heir last i(i by subduing Rt. i.onls t w j u . .;_ () , ln ;| V-l. Neat pitching juhs by Prr-ddlo Hutdiinson, who spun a four-hit shutout against Al Pupal, and hy Ait lloutteman who tossed six hitter, did the trick. RlTZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. I,list Time Today - 1 —»»^vvv*xv •»"• I =0. 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