The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas on June 5, 1947 · Page 29
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The Brownsville Herald from Brownsville, Texas · Page 29

Brownsville, Texas
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Thursday, June 5, 1947
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njuries I Major Br The Associate! Press 1 Injuries the first week in ,Juw may have boon the turning point, of " the campaign lor the major isebftll league 1947 race winners. In the past few days the Detroit iifers and Boston Red Sox in the ^American League and the Brooklyn rDodgers and Chicago Clubs In the .National have been crippled by Injuries which might, prove damat,'- inp to their pennant aspirations. pfi.e Reiser, Dodger star center- leldor, stiHerecl a "laceration of lhe i.:-:uU" in a collision with the concreu ccnterfiel wn.U at Ebbot.s ·Ield. IROOKLYN BUMS GO WILD en Flag Hopes ue Contenders Dr. Dominic Rossi, the Dodgers' physician, could not immediately determine the seriousness of the injury. Three Detroit regulars were injured in yesterday's double header with the Now York Yankees. They were George Kcll, third baseman; Dick Wakefleld, left fielder; and Paul CDlmy) Trout, first string pitcher. In Tuesday night's game at the Polo Grounds, the Cubs suffered three mishaps. Third baseman Stun Hack twisted R leg. Outfielder Bill Nicholson ,and first baseman Ed Waitkus were hit by batted balls and Waitkim fell headlong into box seats, Only two days before, second baseman Don Johnfson wa« sidelined by injuries The Red Sox, already hard pressed by the season-long loss of southpaw pitcher Mickey Harris lost their fleet centerfielder, Iom DIMaggio, who pulled a sriouldei ligament. The Chicago White Sox lost second baseman Oas Michaels for a time wheu he crashed with center fielder Thin-man Tucker ctoas* ing a fly ball. The Cincinnati Reds also were minus the services of left fielder Augie Galan who pulled a leg muscle, On the playing end, the Cubs behind the four-lilt pitching of Pordham Plank Borowy, handed the Giants their first shutout defeat of the season 0-0 and went into a first place tie with the New Yorkers, The Dodgers, led by Peewee Reese, who hit a grand slam home run, moved within four points of the deadlocked Cubs and Giants by whipping the Pirates 9-4. Detroit retained its two game lead in the American League by dividing a double header with t Yankees. After, the Tigers had copped the opener 6-2, the Yankees unloosed their siege guns to take the nightcap 7-8. Bobby Feller won his first game since May 8 when pitched the Indians to a 6-2 victory over Washington. The Boston Braves prevented the St. Louis Cardinals from leaving the National League cellar by defeating the Rcdtairds 3-1. Home runs by Ted Williams and Sam Mele, the latter with one on gave the Boston Red Sox and Joe Dotaaon a 6-2 victory over Che Browns in St. Louis. Ken pitched the Phillies to a 0-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia A t h l e t i c s pounded across seven runs in tho top o the llth to whip the White Sox in Chicago 10-3. Incredible Brooklyn fans put as much into the game as the Dodg- «erc. Even the peanut butchers take time out when Bum* tie score. ,- 3 Houston Shows Power To Blank Tulsa 11-0 ·ism By The Associated Press The ' Houston B u f f s had that c o m b i n a t i o n of power at. the plate and strong pitching' which boosted them into first, place as they defeated the Tulsa Oilers hist n u r h t l l - O . The B u f f s snapped out of a bad slump hy pounding out VI First baseman Johnny Hor. r.nd ritfht fielder Vaughn led t.he attack, each pc-iUn^ three hits in five trty)s to the plate. One of Hernandez' hits was a homf run. Clarence Beers KUVC up five hit-s, allowiiiK no two to fall in the inning The win was his of the season and fourth shutout. In other Toxns Lcnffue games Shrovoport. defoatod Dallas 5-3, Fort Worth downed Beaumont 3-2, and San Antonio beat Oklahoma City 8-3. San Antonio, who had lost six of itft seven Barnes, also came out of a batting stump. The Missions KOI off to a Rood start with Archie's home run with TKXAS LKAGTJE Gmno» Tonhrht Dnl1a» at Beaumont Fort Worth tit Shrcvnport i Tulflti atr San A n t o n i o Oklahoma City n t Houston i How Tliey S t a n d Teams-- W HouHton 12 Fort Worth 28 Shrovoport 2fl Dullns 20 Boaumont 2fl Oklahoma City 24 Tuloa . . a2 Ban A n t o n i o 21 I l O H l l l l H W O l l l » 0 8 d a . V flan A n t o n i o n O k l a h o m a City 3 Shrovoporl, 5 Dnllnn 3 Houston U Tulsii 0 Fort Worth 3 Beaumont. 2 L 10 3(1 27 31 Pet i53( Vu .601 .4-1' ·12' AQ AT IT AGAIN "^KcS'iS the bases loaded in the first inning and were never in danger. They collected 11 hits. Lefty Ralph Oremnno, though he gave up ten hltn, wont tho distance for San Antonio and proved to be very ef· fectlve In the pinches. The Shrovoport Sports made it a clean sweep over the Dallas Rebels. They grabbed the lead in the first inning with three singles and there bases on balls off Rufus Gentry for four runs and added another tally in the second. Gene Costello struck out Fred Collins with the bases full for the final out to give Fort Worth its victory and a split with Beaumont in their suries. Willard Ramsdell, who gave way to Costello in the ninth, gave up only four hits in pitching his seventh victory of the year. He held Beaumont scoreless for seven^ Innings. Loiighorn League By The Associated Press Midland toppled Big . Spring from the leadership of the Longhorn League last night by winnings its seventeenth victory in the last 19 games. Midland licked Odessa 6-3 while UlB Spring was being taken into camp by fifth-place Vornon 13-2, tJweetwatcr trompod on Balllngcr 11-8, Mrs. Babe Diclrikson Zahnrlas, shown arriving in England aboard the q u e e n Elizabeth, has been first a lot of ways in athletics. Now U.S. champion v.-ould be first American woman to win Ladies' A m n t c n r Golf C h a m p i o n s h i p of G r e a t Bruam--at G u l l a n o , Scotland., June 9-13, West Texas League Results Wednesday Amarillo 10-3, Lamesa 2-0 Borcer 9-4, Abilene 3-8 Pampa 6, Clovis^5 Albuquerque 9, Lubbock HUNTER DEFENDS EVANSTON -- Henry Mac Hunter, 17, of Santa Monica, Calif., will defend the Western Junior Golf Championship over the Northwestern University course, June 1720. ! Radiations from chlorine in «ea ' w a t e r near Bikini will be given i n f f for a million years as a reslUt (of t h e ntom bomb tests. Totxmn-- Detroit Nnw York Cleveland , Boston . . . Philadelphia W a s h i n g t o n Chicago St.. Louis A M ; n r c A N How They S t a n d W L . . . : 2fi itt 211 10 17 10 31 31 21 20 20 .17 20 10 Wednesday Boiiton 5 at. Louis 2 Philadelphia 10 Chicaco 3 Dei roll. 6-B Ucw York 2-17 Cleveland G Wnfiliinifton 2 Pet .«! .fit) ,61 .BO' ,4B .-I hi .-in Teams' -Now York N A T I O N A L How They 81 si ml W U r o o U l y n Wo.ston . L 17 17 10 10 23 ?.2 25 34 33 2-1 23 in P H t n b u r n r h l" C l n c l n n u t l I 11 St. liouJa l 'f IlfijtultH 'Wednesday P h l t t t d c l p h i a 0 C i n c i n n a t i 2 ChlcfiKO 0 Nuw York- 0 Brooklyn fl Pittsburgh 4 Boston 3 St. Loula 1 * * * 8QUTHERN ASSOCIATION v How They Stand Toftms-^- W L ?4ow Orleans 33 10 Mobile 28 22 Chftttftnojfft. 27 2b Atlanta 2/l a6 Naflhvllle 22 23 B l r m l n K h a m 24 2fl Memphis 21 2fl Little Rook 20 31 Pet .07 .67 .41 ,41 ,Pct .a:r .50 .51 .411 .4f .-10 .41 Coinplett- FJyea Examined -- Lermofl Dupii«;ncxl -R. L, LACKNER J o w c l c r a n d O p t o m e t r i s t 11.111 K l i z M h r t b Phone C44 Rroirnsvlll* ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS MOTOR REPATRvS tJ.ECTRTCAL APPLIANCES -- SEE -- WKNCKHLAO PEHE7 At i,h« PEREZ ELECTRIC COATPANY K. Madison Ph. 574 ; SERVICE S THE fTROYmcmnr/U T»l \T T The Name Is bo* b e c o m e o n e , of sport*' *op nomes, H . carried by Ed,and Jock, firs* basemen, Aaron, ; star Yankee caKher, and j "Sugar" Ray, 1 welter \ king. AARON Y. Yankees Dahlberg Fires 69 For Medalist Prize WICHITA FALLS, June 5--(/P)--Easy-going H. B. Dahlbcn?, who was the 104G Southwest Conference golf champion but during the last school term barely made the University of Texas golf team as an alternate, set the experts to rechecking their selections after winning medalist honors in the Texas Golf Association tourney. The bronzed 23-year-old San Antonio youth turned in a. three under par 35-34--69 yesterday over the windswept Country Club course to lead the field of 90 players who sought one of the 32 places in the championship flight. Defending Champion Bobby Riegel of Houston, who automa- . jHin,. iU iij.i Three Team* Vie For Top Spot In Big State League By The Assoclatcl Press It's a money race between Wichita Falls, Greenville and Texarkana for the top spot in the breezy Big State League but from third place down the gap is wide, Wichita Falls beat Austin. 3-2 last night to cling to the No. 1 rung, helped along by Greenville's 12-7 loss to Paris. Texarkana defeated' Sherman 10-12 to hold the most victories--32---but the Bears have lost 18--three more than Wi- hita Falls. In" the other game Gainesville's Owls had their winning streak snapped at; four as they succumbed to the Waco Dons 17-4. SPORTS Valley it e Gets Football Award At Navy Parade ANNAPOLIS, June 5 -- (/P) -Richard, W. Bass Jr., Denton, was a w a r d e d t h e Superintendent's Leadership Commendation at the brigade parade of the United States Naval Academy. William H; Flynri Jr., Harlingen, was given the Class of 1928 Watch for -junior varsity football. Today's Pitchers K A T t O X A I / Chicago (ErickBon 1-2 nnd SehmlU 4-4 at New York (Jannen 3-2 and Ayers 0-3). Cincinnati (DlackwelJ «-2 »nd Riddle 0-0) fit Philadelphia (Rnffunsberger 2-5 nnd Jmld 0-4). PIUfiburBh (Bahr 3-3) nt Brooklyn (Tnylor 2-1). St. Louis (Bra«lc 3-2) ftt Boston (Sain 5-3)-- niKht. A M E R I C A N Now York 'Chandler 3-4) at Detroit. (Overmlro 3-0). Wiiflhintaon (Wynn 4-4) at Cleveland ( B l u c k 3-4). P h l l a d n l P h J n (P'lorcii 2-B) »t Chicane (Smith 0-n. O n I y immcs oohotlulod.) St. Josephlfl PIRINS£^lltt Home Run LEADERS NATIONAL MIZE, New York, 14; MILLER, Cincinnati, 12, AMERICAN KELLER, New York, 13; WILLIAMS, Boston, 12. All prospects for Brownsville High School's 1947 Golden .Eagle football successfully passed their f i n a l scholastic examinations, Coach Bob Martin revealed this morning. Their success raised the optimistic hopes of Border City football fans for a recovery of thu 1G-AA district title this fall. tically qualified 'but elected to try for the medal, finished two strokes back with a 38-33--71. He tied with Palmer Lawrence of Arlington, a North Texas State College student, who shot a 35-36-- -71. Tied at 73 were Billy Maxwell, Abilene; Coyal Francis, Wichita (Doc) Brinkley, runner-up last Falls; and J. H. Fort Worth, the year. Don Cherry, Wichita Falls, who with Riegel and Earl Stewart of Dallas, have been installed as favorites to tnke the crown this year, had a. 36-38--74. Tied with him were Jimmy Thomas, Dallas; and G. L. Mills, Guy Underwood and Derald Lehman, all of Wichita Falls, Stewart found the wind troublesome and finished with a 75. He had a 39 going out and a 36 coining in. 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