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(THE DAILY MESSENCS, CANANbAIGUA, N. T., MONDAY, JULY 17} 1939. f Norman's Nine / Tied for Last Place in Loop Mussolino Pitches Six - Hit Ball As Towners Gather 14 Base Blows Cheshire found the Canandaigua Towners bad medicine yesterday afternoon when Pilot Joe Normal's pioteges slugged their way to a 5 to 4 victory over the last place Wild- Cat outfit, behind the six-hit tfurlin;: . little Joe Mussolino. The former Academy pitcher huii- td only seven balls in the third and fourth and repeated this spectacular performance in the sixth anJ stvcnth while Cheshire batters chaf- ivc at the bit and were unable to Icuch Mussolino's offerings Tor anything more than scattered hits. Heavy practice sessions a:e slated for this week by Manager Norman, in hopes of this revamped nine con- DIZ DEAN CUTS HIS LEFT ARM Arm In Sling, Mystery To Boot, Cub Hurder Returns to Chicago CHICAGO (.4 s ) -- Jerome "Dizzy" Dean, $185,000 pitcher with the Chicago Cubs, was rolling back to Chi- cgo from New York today with h. left arm. deeply gashed below tne elbow, wrapped in a sling and considerable mystery attached to th situation. Dean was ordered home by Gabby Hartnetl, manager of the Cub.-, for violation of training rules Hrtnett refused to amplify his r u - ing. Dean was accompanied by hir vife This was the first trip this season on which Cub players were ai- i lowed to bring their wives. just what happened in New Yorl: where the Cubs are staging while 1-laying their series with Brooklyn, \vas not clear. Reports reaching Ch-- cagc however, said that Hartnett v/as informed at 12:30 A. M. vester- day that Dean was in distress in hi; hotel room. Hartnett found Dean, iving on the bed. with his wife trying to stop the flow of blood iron; the gash. Two stitches were required to close the wound. Hartnett refused to discuss t.ie situation with baseball writer* traveling with the team. Ore- version circulating around the hotel lobby \vas that Dean fell through a cigar counter case, and that "Dizzy hao- r.'t been keeping very close to training rules Saturday nighi- Charles Drake, assistant to' P-iii K Wrigley. Cubs owner, said Wng- ley had not been informed by Hart- rttt of his action in ordering Dear; home. The accident caopri a serie* ol misfortunes that nave beset the "great man" since June a° wnea .it- told members of the Chicago Association of Commerce that "one thsrd cf the Cubs ain't trying. " team's drive to win the League championship. Dean, purchased from Louis Cardinals a year a^o a bit of his old-time form in tne early part °* tne season, but in recent starts his pitching hus been m- effective. He receives a reportca $22 000 a year, highest salary of any 1 jtchcr with the Cubs. quering Lyons here next Sunday hi another Powers and Vaii Loop tussle. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday nights at 6:30 P. M. at the Case Stadium are the practice times,- with a sharp call sent out to all member- of the team. Neither team did anything in tlu first inning, Cheshire inking the lead in the second on'one run and iollowing it up in the fifth wit'-i three more. Ellis Rogers. Cheshire right fielder, singled as did G. Dewey and Benson was purposely passed tc fill the sacks. M. Dewey then singlec scoring Rogers and Gentnei. next sticker, was safe on a fleloer's choice as G. Dewey came romping home to be declared safe after Catcher Joe Norman had tagged him ant; in his hcste to try for a double play on the field, dropped the ball when he was n-.aking ready to throw. Benson then scored on a sacrifice fly to t'ne outfield, winding up Cheshire's scoring lor the afternoon. Towners Get Ran Canandaigua's first run came in the third when Angie Corino, Tov;n~ ev center fielder, doubled and wa knocked in by a single by Frankk- Turfure, who held down short.. Lenz: "eiounded out advancing Purfure to second from whence he scampered home when Garno singled and wa- tagged at second trying to stretch it into a double. Their third run came ui the fourth, Brand crossing the plaiter on Charlie D'Agostino's single over third. Two more followed in . tlw fifth on singles by Lenzi, McCarthy. and Allen. The game was dotted with spectacular plays. McCarthy making a beautiful shoestring catch of a line drive by Rogers. He caught it just above the clover, turning a couple of sommersaults and coming up with the ball tightly grasped for the put-out. Bud Allen also made an outstanding play when he raced from the foul line to right center to nab Centner's bid for a hit- D'Agostino made a nice play when he raced out to short right field near the foul line and caught a ball over his shoulder. in Nations: the regained SPORTS ROUNDUP Ellis Rogers caught a hard when Larry a clump of ball Garno~ lined one into 0 r ,, bushes.' Canandaigua is now tied with Cheshire in a deadlock for cellar position in the Powers and Vail Loop. Angie Corino waltzed off with batting honors with two doubles and a single out of five trips to the plate. Jimmy McCarthy got three out of four with D'Agostino getting two out of four. The rest of Canandaigua's 14 bingles were evenly divided. Summary: CHESHIRE ab r Benson, cf M. Dewey. ss . Centner, rf . Read. 3b . B. Pierce. If M. Pierce, c . - Montanyc. 1 . Rogers, rf . . G. Dewey. p . h 0 0 1 0 2 11 1 2 0 6 1 2 1 0 RED SOX, BEES CUT LOOP LEADS Teams Combine to Give Boston Leading Place In League Play (By The Associated Pre.ss) Boston, cradle ol the American Revolution, is at it again. Famed in song and story fo r its baked beans and a tea party, the Hub City now shelters two baseball clubs that are busy making revolutionary gestures toward everyone else in both leagues. For instance the Bees, who have been stepping as high as a hurdler for the past month, swept through a doubleheader by 3-0 and 4-3 with the first-place Cincinnati Reds yesterday, though the victory had a bitter taste. They lost Eddie Miller, their sho:.'tstop possibly lor I:K: season, when he broke a small bone in his left ankle in a collision with Al Simmons. The two triumphs made it 16 wins in 21 starts fo^ the seventh- place Bostonians and" cut the Reds' down to a six-game margin over the field in the National League. Bill Posedel wielded the whitewash brush with a six-hit, five-strikeout job in the opener and then Jim Turner limited the leaders to seven blows. Red Sox Trim Tigers In Two The Red Sox, who proved the Yankees could be checked, stormed Detroit's ramparts for their llth and 12th straight victories 10 sir.. just six games back of the Yanks in the American League. The scores were 9-2 and 3-0 and Lefty Grove and Denny Galehouse got most of the credit. Grove aiiov.x-d oi:-: hiu- and got the benefit of Jimmy Foxx's 15th homer, and Denny came through with a four-hitter. The Tigers made 12 errors, eight in the first game, and four more to give the Sox two runs in the second. There were some other noteworthy performances 011 yesterday's program of doubleheaders to keep, the Boston from stealing ail the glory. In New York Morton Cooper of the Cardinals stopped the by now non-belligerent Giants with eight hits to win 3-1 as Joe Medwick stole home with an important run. Over in Brooklyn the Dodgers and Cubs traded tnird and fourth places twice. Chicago won the first game. 9-2. by combining 13 hits with some vf.ry ragged Brooklyn lieldir.s. Then a nice, relief job by Red Evans gave Brooklyn a 4-0 decision. Phillies And Pirates Divide The Phillies and Pirates split a twin bill on Morrie Arnovich Day although the league-leading hitter connected only twice in eight tries. Hugh Mulcahy pitched ihe Pnils to a 3-2 opening victory for his fifth win of the year and "then the Bucs won 7-3 when Lloyd Waner's single with the bases full touched off a six run rally in the seventh. Stirred perhaps by news of the champions' recent defeats, the season's largest crowd -- 63.064 -turned out at Cleveland to see the Yankees trim the Indians twice.! 5-2 and 8-3. Lefty Gomez and Marius Russo did some excellent mound work in holding the Tribe to a 13- I hit total, the Yanks ail fielded brilliantly and Tommy Henrich. a-j refugee from the Indians, poled out a triple, double and two singles. Chicago's White Six stayed in third place by downing the Senators. 3-2 and 6-3. Ted Lyons won i his ninth victory and Thornton Lee j Studious Mr. McKechnie Watches a Scrap Bears Cfip Rochester v . *j Twice to Drop Win|| To Second Place , , , (By The Associated Pres.-) | pennant the past twoyeafi;ww It begins to appear possible "that the tears that have been shed over the plight of the Newark Bears irrigated the greertoardHn$Hriou3 ' International League ball^pirlts a tit prematurely. ; . It's true the Bears slill : ; place while Buffalo has come up to rrake it a three-way race with Jersey City and Rochester for \ th« league lead. But TSfewarlcTsWSrrgfcst point in running away with the Manager Bill McKechnie of the Cincinnati Reds, playing at the New . Y ^J^^"J'- C g£^J neck quizzically to watch the New York Giants' frantic - but -nava.hng _^protest a*aImt a honfcr by Han v Craft. Umpire George Magerkurth, unimpressed, pushes Frank Vena*** *JfJ^ ^ok I ace^n "aw, tell-it-to-the-Marines- 'expression, while Giant scowls surround him. The junpwJ«ok*ace m the 8th inning and resulted in banishment of three New York players before the Reds won, 8 to *. It's a Rough Bunch, These Giants, With Little Manners NEW YORK (/Pi--In place cf tne iV.inous Gas House Gan? the Na- i:onal League this year presents the ·"Coogan's Bluff Mob," a^ hard-bit- ··c-n a bunch of baseball warriors as :·: er wore the livery of the New York Giants. rt-huit of a battle Saturday climaxing I'umerous lesser affrays of tlie past lew weeks. Bill Jurges, New York shortstop, £.no Umpire George ?vlagerkurt- hecame embroiled during Saturday's clash between the Giant* and Cin- spirit of John McGn-uv. who I cinnati Reds as the New York his o - . Giants to fight, for every piotested violently on a Decision by Totals 34 4 6 27 8 CANANDAIGDA ab r h By EDDIE BRIETZ NEW YORK )Pt -- The Reds have been using slow motion pictures to try to find out what is ail- inc Johnny Vandcr Meer's chucks,it . Earlc "Don't call 1 -- Corino. cf Furfere. ss Linzi. 3b Garno. Ib Norman, c McCarthy, If Brand, rf Agostino, 2b Mussolino. p Allen, rf . Clark o 3 1 2 12 0 4 1 3 3 1 0 ...,,,'every out, lives in the team n- ;.cmb!cd'm 1939 by his pupil Bill Terry. In pasr seasons Terry and his p'lfA-crs have been accused of being ' V ;e : Tlv vouna: business oien whose Juifine-s' was" baseball. Especially v.hen thev were losing. th?n follov.'- rs ccmpiained of !aci: cf "fight"-that ihev'd forget a gair.e as soon a ; it was over and even carry their cairn attitude onto the field. Reporters were peeved because Terrv -.vcukin't let them phone him abouV :::e club's a flairs except arcing bus- hies'- hours. It was only t\vo years JJcTihat Bill was chased from _a Vail game for the first time in hio ·.ureer. Ei · recent doings show thai stag: ·s over The Giants may be business inr. off the field, but -.vhcn tncy hi.ve to finish n game wiih a pitch- r · and a first baseman in ine outfield and an outfielder or. third base. then play the next day with 2 latched up lineup because a rcguiai v.as suspended for socki.ig an umpire, you know they re fighting a.-, the "Gas-Housers" neve: did The Giants got themselves into that state over the weekend as the PICARD SI ON PGATRIUMPH Wins Big Tournament Before He Cracks His 'Frozen* Face ability to win doubleheaders. The Bears still can clip oft tviq ""^ of a Sunday afternoon, all they need'is to Week-day victories to battle. Assuming that wiH ease off from the produced 30 ytc the idea fetched as it another umpire. Lee Balianfant squirted tobacco juice around with fine disregard of where it rnigh- land and wound up by taking pokes at each other. Yesterday Ford Frick. the National League president wuo ha: been move than a trifle put out by "rowdyism" in his circuit, plasterer SJ50 fines and ten-day suspension 1 ? on both Jurges and Magerkurth. Harry Danning, the Giants' catcher, was fined S50 for pushing Bai- lanfant and Terry S50 for "failing n co-operate in handling tne situ! aiion." He apparently didn't try U, call his men off. Joe Moore also was bounced frorr Saturdays game, but didn't get into further trouble. That affair followed ri^ht on th.-heels of the Giants-Brook!vn im- L:ogiio a couple of weeks before, which led Larry MacPhail. the Dodgers' president who bas n goo~ eye for crowd-pulling publicity. t3 accuse Terry of "trying to run the league." That time First-sacker Zeke Bonura and Leo Durociivr. Brooklyn manager, tangled and drew fine. I foi it And just before thai Terry ' ?rd hi* mates worked themselves I jb'to a fine frenzy of protest over a FLORIDA NETMAN WINS III. TITLE Guernsey, Seeded 2nd In Eastern Meet, to Seek That Championship NEW YORK (/P) -- A New Yorker still hasn't been able to win the New York State clay court tennis championship and the next problem to be settled by the racquet tourists is whether an easterner can take the eastern crown. Prank Guernsey, the intercollegiate champion from Orlando, Fla., and Rice Institute, retained tihe New York State crown yesterday when he routed Prank Bowden, veteran New York player, 6-3, 6-1, 6-1. Now he turns his attention to the eastern tournament at Jackson Heights, in which he is seeded second. . ·· · i '· v Bowden, the first New Yorker to reach the final of the state tournament since it was revived three NEW YORK (/P) -- Henry Pi-', years ago at the Seminole Club, card whose "frozen" face has beeniporest Hills, hardly was a match seen' at practically all the major j f or Guernsey. He took a 3-1 lead in golf tournaments for 15 years, fi- the first set, lost it through reck- nally has proved he can smile. \ less net play and never again He turned on a big grin Saturday when he sank -his putt for a birdie on the 37th hole at the Pomonok Country Club and thus pitching staff has fallen apart. -Tbt- league-leading Jersey Giant*- h»v* been playing just ordtowtjt-jbail Ate lst couple of weeks and"tlle1Wrii- cuse Chiefs' performances are erratic. Newatk, t at all its j»U**reek losing streaks, is- only i* 4-fe.ttnMn cfl ,the pace. ''--_ ;;?·· '^.ij-i 5th Sunday Ti liiaph z -;« The Bears swept their ·flftrr'TOh- secutive Sunday 'dbiiWeheadfe- Ifhtu Cranston Holman to beat Gordon Giles and Bill Pardoe of. Salt Lake City, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3. : -----' "" ! " The eastern tourney at nearby Jackson Heights promises to be a defeated open champion Byron Nelson in the final match for the National P. G. A. title. Someone asked him about it and Picard said: i and "already "some players, notably "I've been trying to win a big| Dlck m C Kee of Miami, Fla., have one all my life, and I decided to - wait until I did before I smiled." Picard never had been able to lift the P. G. A. or the National Open title although he took plenty of other important events. Only three years ago he swore he never would take part in another match play tournament after he had failed for the third straight ; reached the fourth round. Bowden is 12th and last on the seeded list, headed by Sidney Wood, and Jeff Podesta, lastwar's winner, is *ninth. "" Jl ' 1J * (i11 »«*-·'· The select group was reduced yesterday by the defaults of Jack Tidball of LOS Angeles and Cliff Sutter of New Orleans, fourth and ranked players. So far the they beat Rochester, fl-2 yesterday after losing "si . games last week. They"i5Rf. _.,.,,. thing just about right and/UwiBeci Wings' twb'man mound 4«a«"flf Mike Ryba and Ken Raffttsbeixtr couldn't cope with them. ^ J iuv' Ryba-lasted until tlflj nifelFpfti- ing,, then Walt Judriteh;~t«Htf4JI homer with the bases-ftUlU time;Newai* hid si* rO*». btrger wis inning of the nightcip' is Judnich and Holmes run rally. Meanwhite burn and Hank Borowy i litftl«ai-.the i Wings to eight and,; six spectively. ,,.; the double defeat Red Wings into a virtual.?*?; Buffalo for second place, if o behind Jersey City ^as th| Jerseys and the Bisons- split The Little Giants 5-4, with a , eighth sparkad by Bud arfe run. Buffalo came back to,"* decision when Ray lifebkrW , circuit in the seventh ltd -end a £ mound duel in wiuch, ;^g|iier A I R Smith gave four hits injl;j^ser Roy £ Joiner three. J ......._ '. ..' i Deep in the second *rUJfc»; Ba'-: thnore's Orioles beat ~ jttntreal: twice. 7-3 and 9-4,-to.-ai-'nab; witmn ; a half game of the - suri'ppce : Roy- : als, and Toronto, trailel: ritoflg with ; a single 6-44,wiJQ..»yer-^rMifee. The \ Orioles blasted out 29,. : jSts.,to win. despite a homer in *to\^Jtane fey · Montreal^* 'fiofldyijteesn, JpSc..l«ais i batted around in the..fpu}th,,aJsainst f. Ule i W. V tn^Vt. **» *^ %»»»^« »-- - TM~ + « j *-f: * *,' jack Tising to get five runS ball though he now snends.inpre time; m time to rounds. . get past the first few only seeded players to play were Now he's not only holder of the title the pros like best to win, but he's the season's leader in every respect. Podesta and eighth-seeded Martin Buxtoy of Miami, who won their fiist round matches Saturda 1 Wood, Che principal eastern hope since he's a native New Yorker al- in California, Hollywood in row - · · K- - - *.^- ·. 1 *1 ;$ue to arrive -fnai.: WISH* 'tbmor-' A round bjehjnd McOehee of New , Bobby Curtis of R16e'_ . , 2 8-6. in their second muKfmatcn -.Jimmy OtaAerg .of Odcag*r.iOd William Vogt of 1 1,1 \,\J *»· a*»**- ' * *""---i -- *· winning run of the opener on! i a iny-day game at Pittsburgh w.iei: dv Mver's error and poled a u^y claimed the umpires lulled n - · -\ it off at the right ume. his seventh with the aid of Mike Kreevich Mike tripled and scored the Buddy homer in the afterpiece. After belting out a 13-7 opening decision over the Athletics, the St. Louis Browns struggled 12 innings tc a 5-5 tie before darkness stopped them. They tied it up in the ninth after the A's had led 5-0. Picard Wins P. G. A. Tile Totals Cheshire Oandga. Errors. . 38 5 14 27 12 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0--4 . 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0--5 Benson: two-base hits. Ajt*vm. »^»^«-«^----" Rogers. Corino 2. McCarthy. Allen: ;iree-base hits. B. Pirrcc : stolen bases, Corino. Linzi: double play*. icrrlfic . - Bob P»sWr start* ing tor Louis at Saratoga August 22 and later wi" «"£« *° \t%2; nearer tJrtroit protoaWy Motml Clemens - - - Pittsburgh !»s Mn- iTOrted Arthur Donovan to referee Frit* Zivfc vs. Charley rfuriey tonight. W«*"s ·«* Crar* jimmy Dykes: "Tne White Sox arc leaving enough men on bases to tfect a Repmbltoun president. Pour «t*rs to Tom Sheehan. wlMne flue job of managing Mtn- iTf-apolifi has won him two major league bids for 1»*0 . . - Vtelting j,ports scribes want to know who 1 rained Uie Giant Jtnot-hoiers The icids haw a habit of yelling in uniion. "We want a hit!" - when I3 3 e visiting team is at **-· · TMf ninth hole at the Pomonok C. C. will henceforth be known as the "Byron Nelson hole." becau« of we two great shots Nelson fired there -during Ihe P. G. A final Saturday Coach Bill Alexander is on tour telling Georgia Tech alumni clubs rambling, wreck football prospects are O. K. next season. T«iay's G*esl Star Garry Schumacher. N. Y. Journal - American: "If Cincinnati's Bndty Walters tent the best Pitch- Cheshire 5. on balls. Dewey 2. Mussolino 3: MnKk out by Dewry 12: mid pitches. Dewey 1: winning pitcher Mus- sHUno; losing pitcher. Dewcy: umpire. Burns: time. 2 hours. cr in the National League, hell do until the Cleveland Indians drcidc to trade Bobby PtHer off to Ww Dodgers." Mickey Oochranc's new j him 150.000 for the first six of the year ... Eddie Walker has taken over the management ol Mike BeHoiae, the featherweight Dk* Cassiano. Pitt's bacfcfield star. ! is putting in a tough summer teaming the maypole dance on an Albany playground . . National A A. C. swimmerettes ar? getting ready to converge on D?s Mome* for their annual tournament July 27-30 . Stick with the Reds until a better ball club comes along On* Mhwrte Interview johnny Mine: "Bobby Feller's really got a quick one . . . T swung at two right down the middle and I haven't seen them yet . . . There is nothing like him around our league . . . DM you notice Stan Hack struck out three times? . . . Why, that's more than he fans nil in the National League." Standings of Clubs International League Yesterday's Results Newark 9. Rochester 2 1 Newark 10. Rochester 2 2 Jersey City 5. Buffalo 4 1 Buffalo 1. Jersey City 0 2 » Baltimore 7. Montreal 3 ! ' Baltimore 0. Montreal 4 2 » Toronto R. Syracuse 4 Team Standing Won Lost M 36 ro 33 Jersey Cit Rodnv.lrr Buffalo 52 4S 40 44 Pel. .591 .565 =i?7 ! Toronto 45 48 38 49 3fi 50 3f 52 .4R4 .437 .419 WE AIM FOR 100% SERVICE National Yesterday's Chicago 9 Brooklyn 2 1» Brooklyn 4 Chicago 2 2 » Boston 3. Cincinnati 0 ! ' Boston 4. Cincinnati 3 O Phi3ao1phia 3. PiUsbHrjsJi 2 1'' Pittsburgh 7. Phi3adcJpH3a 3 2" St. Louis 3. New York 1 Team Standing Won Lwsl IVt-i Cincinnati Nrw Yorl; Brooklyn . Chicago St. l-'Oiiif- Piltsourgh Boston 46 29 41 3(5 3fl 35 41 39 3B 37 3fi 37 37 39 23 4fi .613 .532 ,521 513 507 .49?, .487 .324 9. Drlroit 2 ' ( I t mi 3. Detroit 0 2 Yort; 5. Cleveland 2 H I Yori; 8. Cto'cland 3 ' 2 ' Chirago 3. Washington 2 n Chiraso 6. Washingion 3 »2'- SI. l^oufe 13. PhHadclpbJa 7 M I Si. Louis 5. Philadelphia 5 2 'Called in 12th. ' Amrrican KYour Daily Messenger Fails to Reach You, Western Union WiU Accept Calls For Special Delivery Until 7 P. M. Daily Tram .,«,«: t*# happily, National Open Golf Champton Byr*n Xefewi- (right) congratulates his ·pponent Henry Pkard, of Hei-sbey, Pa-, Utter Had w*e* nit Nelson 1 *p in S7 iHrte* t« win tne P, G. A. thaiiipiwmhip. The twnrnament wa* played at , X. Y, and prdNw* s*«e sensational | Boston i Chicago '' Cleveland . ; Detroit Washington P3iilfl!c!phia ;St.. 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