The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 4, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 4, 1947
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WEDNESDAY, JUNK •!, 1<M7 BLYTHEVIT,LE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Fans in Majors Encourage Engineering to Increase Homers NEW YORK. June 4. (UP)—It fire-hitter mi* suffered his first liftran to look today like the liall-| tlofcat nHc.1- eiuhl vtcto- 1'ark cannonading may produce ries. Mustal's liomer, number 20 fir some all-time major league home run records. . The home run totnl foV the majors soared past the 100 mark with ! the season about one fourth gone! yesterday in a bumper clay in' which 11 route clouts brought the figr;3| to 401. with Ml thus far in Ihe TT^iiinal League and 130 in the American. , g The f amc day brought news Hint «l Yankee Stadium, long the hotnc i mi paradise or the majors, IJoss •Larry Macl'hail and l-'ield Mana- f!er Uiicky Harris may install a wire fence in center field to cn- cowa'^e move round trip swats in Iliat spacious vicinity to go with the many which are socked into the light ami left Held .stands.- That new |;.is<tire, probably U) Ije designed ••Maol' Meadows" to go along with ' Pittsburgh's "firocnbers Gardens", and Cleveland's "Vccck Vineyards" indicates a I rend which has been brought on l>y tlie paying customer himself— the iiuys who yells his head off whenever a homer is hit. In the National, where 'the nil- lime season record for homers'-' is "'•>2 for Ihe 19:10 campaign, the clubs have an excellent chance of xui [Kissing the mark, although it may t:ike some more outfield eti- gincrrins to turn the trick in the American where the 173 total is. ninnini; behind the record pace of «i3 for the !<MO season. Giants Take Tup 8|iol The Giants biought their homer totnl to 43 last night when Willard Marshall. Walker Cooper and pint h- hiltci- Sid Gordon hit for the cir- PAGE SBVEW' Ed Bunch Hero as E oes ' About Face Eidi Team Wins the Cards, came in the filth al'.-r Al Schoctullenst had (rippled and Erv Dusak had doubled. George Mungei', holc.:nu Boston lo six hl'.i. scored his fourth victory against one toss. The Dodgers swept a double bill with Ihe Pirales, getting plenty of hits but no homers as they won, 11 to C and 8 to 7. to tnke over third place, three percentage points behind Chicago. Hex Barney won (he first game as a starter anil the second wilh three scoreless relief Innings. Ralph Kiner and WaHy Westlake hit Pirate homers to bring the club's total to 35. I.yii It we AVlns Another . . Lyn liott-e. bounding back al'.er his 10-gainc winning streak over two s.easons was snapped by (lie Giants on Memorial Day, pitched the I'hils lo a 4 to 1 win over the Hcd.s al Philadelphia in which the only tally he gave up was Eddio Miller's 12th homer, the 40lh 'or Cincinnati this season. A three- run triple by Harry Walker gave 1 nowc all the margin he nccde.l j the"'fii-s"t ''innino Goin<"'n i""''l for his seventh victory against thai 1 half of the first' c-into one loss. • | £\\arl end of a 1 lo n score Frank Shea pitched his second , Wholesalers wished 'i-ri"s Uvo' r straijfhl shutout as Joe nhnaggio j with Son Ledbelicr' siammlnu Saliba Wholesalers Arc Victims ns Game' Goes Info Overtime Eel Tiiinch, first baseman for tlie Lay Eich sott'oall team, was crowned as the City Sottball Li'usiie'n first hero last iiiuht as he sltimic-.'-'.l out a uatne-witinintt Inline run in tlie lirsl hall of Hie eighth innin;; as Ihe Kichers defeated Ihe stnli- I'Oin Suli^a -Wliolesalers 11 to 10--1I1 the IciiKtie's lirsl extia-hminu i;ame at Walker Park last nitihl. Hunch's circuit blow came after llaivey Dorris. Salib.i hurlev slnslc-l in the last luilf of the s evemh frame (o drive in the Iviim' run. The game was a Ijattle of hro- li'.ers with Harvey D.nris' voung-r brother hurllnit -for the Kiehers. Harvey outpitcluvi Tom. siving ,\\> only six hii.s wiii!» tlie Wholesalers were colieclint; 10 off brolher Tom, but errors played a major role in his defeat. 11, backed him up wilh four hits in n H 'to 0.. Yankee victory at Detroit in which the New York rookie tf:uv n|> only five hits in scoring his Mxlh victory against one-loss. It j was Hnl Ncwhonser's sixth • lass. ', The Senators had their biggest I home run splurye of Ihe cnmpaign, 'getting three into "Veeck 'Vineyard" at Cleveland us they topped the Indians, (i to 5. with Jerry I'rid- dy's smash in the ninth deciding tho issue. Stan Spence and Buddy cuit'in an 8 to :t victory over the Cubs al New York whch iiroke I Lewis also hit homers as Bobo Newe Poln som lunibercd to bis second win. place tie and put the Js crew in sole possessio'l i of UiA lead. Lefty Dave Kosio, who ifltchcd six-hit ball, racked The Nnls now have n homers.' Bobby Dillinger's two-run single in the ninth broke up the game ns up his ftflli victory. The principal The I'/owns came from behin<i to | damaging blow by ihe cubs was --'-'- ' "• - •-• • - • i Clyde McCullough's homer which Rave Cliica a o a tolal o! IB [or Ihe 1 sc-asoji. 'I'lic Cardinals used a two-run homer by Sinn Musia! as the principal tool of victory in a 3 to 0 triumph over the Braves at Boston in which heart break came to soph- | oniurc Warren Spahn, who lost a defeat the sluirning Red Sox St.. Louis. 4 to 3. Three-hit pitrlnng bv Lefty Pap- •ish gave the White Sox a S to 0 victory over the A's at Chicago. Yesterday's Star — Geraktn Prhl- dy, whose ninth inning homer gave the Senators a (i to 5 victory over the Indians. BASI-BALL STANDINGS SOUTIIKKN LEAC.UE W. New Orleans Mc>>llc f;i<:-.lianc.oiM •"'•'••< '••' Nasliulle LHIH 33 (o '.IK y> 2V 25 'U 24 TI m IH 1!B :!i 2'J 20 31 A SI Kit I CAN Detroit . New Vurk Clevelaiui . Hot, ion , .. l>liila<li-l;:lii: Washington Chk-.ii-o . St. l^nii'i . NATIONAL New YmV, Chk-iii'.o . ilJcstou , . UroolUyn . Pittsim>'.h •Plilliiilelphla Cjiiciimutl St. I.imis .. IV. L. .... 24 15 ..... ?> n ..... iota ..... 2U 21 ..... m a i ..... n i 1 ) ..... M 21 ..... 1(1 22 I.KAGUt: w. .:,. ..... 23 IB ..... L:-> n 1:1 2! IB 2:1 18 .M n 23 Pet .035 .510 ,4S'J ,4ii2 .411 .3J2 Pel. .1115 .DIM .500 .•it a ,<75 A't'i Eaton of Barons Grabs Batting Honors in Southern Association ATLANTA, Ga.. June -I. (Ul'i - rivinpl,' wlio has ,bccn up furl Outfielder /.on Eaton whose Hlr- down Ihe hilling ladder was tem- ininghnm Hurons are floundering , wlll . Uy L0 , lc |, e ,| lhe otliar day I'Otiuisc of a wrenched shoulder nnd will probably drop oul of thu select hlUInu circle at least until tils recovery, Following Holes and Whltakcr hi the pitcher's select group are Su:i- kel of rjcw Orleans wllli six \vl;vi :alnsl two iie-feats; Hanski of .eniphls \vitii three and one and 1.H8I1 of Mobile with 6 and 2. In le.ixuo play Just, night New Oilcans disposed of 'Mobile'. 1 ) ehal- nii deep In the second division stood uut today as the Simllu'rn Association's leading hitter. Eaton's two hits against Hie chanij)lon Allanla Crackers lust nidil boosted his baltlnn uvenitie to .3C7 enabllnn him to top K ( | I-HVIHIIO of tin- leauue-ieadini; New Orleans Peliem, w o . owe.l n • .-."""in u,j Pet, ..VJ'O .r,i!l 031 Sill .-Ki'J .4:1:1 Two oilier Alabama players pil:'licrs Moles and Whltakcr of the Mobile Hears lopped the association moiindsmen. l!o!e s boasted livo wins against no defciils; Whilafccr lour against one loss. l-'ollnwli\K KM OH nnd Lavlgne are heavy batsmen Llndsey Deal or Memphis. ,:t77: Canlrell (if Mltle .;,'.,• :i7 '' :in<l THjipl ,,f Allama. Icnue to' iheir lead and looked plenty good enough lo no Ihe route- us oilier aspirants to Ihe crown fullered ill. the hands of second division clubs. .llm Shea, recently off Ihe list, went the route us the 1'eli- eann hum- up an I! lo 2 decision _ <n-<jr (lie iilears last night, making' Head Courier New« Want r, thfclf V • 1 - it llnee out ot foUi' ovw closest rlyalt in the Shea sol down the Burj'on iix Its while Ills mates chased Mobile .starter John Hall during %. ,even-run Inundation in the *>i*th • * The Nashville Vols'mud* lt r *nrefy_ out of four over third-place 'ChaU ' lanooga by setting down the Look* outs 4 to l on some •brilliant hu'rl- by Mattlc Malulis, who '|f*ve uu only two blows. Al Bozu*k!£ lilt a homer for the Vole. ' The Atlanta Crackers lost a tense •I lo 3 struggle lo Ihe Barons, wilh Oeorgo Oleld getting lagged for tho loss when Cracker errors (loved the way for the visitors' winning run in the eighth. Relic} Dilclier Jack Tcagnn got credit (or the Birmingham victory after relieving Ban Salterflold. Hen Seiner's Iwo-rnn homer was Atlanta!*; l)li!' offensive punch. ; Little Hock came from behind In", 1 Ihe lale Innings lo oulslug Memf Hills B to 7, showering chleM . hurlei--; for ID hits. Bobby Mavl? cot a homc'r for tho wlrmern. ' Ads '1 laded by the Cardinals bo he wasn't hiltii>t>. Harry \Viilker has Lalted .4bU since joininj; Pl.illic:; lo load IjolU IIKIJOI kayucs in butliii); willl in. tvth .'100. i How fo make OLD TRUCKS LOOK NEW >"nie run into deep renter rich with one mate aboard. 'Die Tichcrs came back in (h, second Inning lo knot the scnr in a walk and a hit. Thev add-'i four mor,. tallies in the third 'frame «n two hits, a walk and three Sa- hba errors. They added one run i" the fourth frame and 'one in Hie s ixlli to take an 8 to :i lead. WHilnr«i I'roves Kvnensive The e.vcitement started in the, last portion of the sixth frame when Tom nnrris hit a wild] • : lreak and walked in one run after Andy Br-vit hn-| .eln»lrd to centra- "t'd Ed Hull. ,jiin Henry Lilies and Hnrvev Dorris drew haKec on balls. With the bases loaded Cecil fievil drove In two more tallies with a 'in e single lo deep short stop. Gl.'ii Bunch made a nine stop on the hit but it was too late to throw anyone oat. Rov Hahn slammed another one right back at short "top with anollier (ally s corinii on the nut out throw. L?dbelter was morrow to open a two came series "Ofc at first bv virtue of a bndl ;vit h Ihe lUlythovillc Cotton pickers throw on Ihe put out atlnmp'. and I tcmorrmv and Saturday at the L Iii)m arlvonced [o third.' Mariin Air diamond. Griffin. Eicli cajcher lagKO'l Halm) The Hot Springs nine will meet •lit at home when he attempted the .Manila Junior Lrfiion team Legion Junior Tepm from Spa To Play Here The not Springs Junior legion baseball '(cam will arrive here lo- nt ml, wl: - to "teal home wilh tlie tylnir run. Glen Bunch ouened the Eich half *t f'e seventh with n slow roller <r > third base. Rov Cunnlnglinm, 'irst sncker for the Wholesalers 'upi'lcd the pul-ont throw from '.edbefter and Bunch was safe .it sippi County teams, irst. Hunch stoln second and first| Moe Whitley, mnnager of ihe "tu'n Harvey Dorris rot a Iftlle cotton ri:kers staled today thai he low in returning to the moun.-l would start Bob Mullen, a vii;hL -nti Ecornd when Don-is' aHemokvl bander on the mound •i'il-nul. Ihrnw muled over the Ihird Sna team in tomnnw ^ cstmlny s Results SOUTHHItN UJAGUK 1-illle Huck !), Memphis 'I. 'Nashville 4. Challiini>o.f;i I. Nc». Orleans (I, >Mol»lr- i. Iliniiinuliam 4. Atliir.t;l 3. AMKIIICAN . New York ;l. Dc'lrolt U. W:e,liiiv.'.ioii (!. Clevelaiui 5. Chic.uM :i. l-hlladelohia 0. SI. l.'aii:, 4. Boston 3. NATIONAL I.KAGIIE ./ircH'k'vn 11-8. Pit'.sburiih 0-7. •New Yerk !), Chiragii a. St. Loin, n, i)<>ston o. • Phikuielphiii •!, Cincinnati i. loday's Games SnUTllKKN U.AOUK Memphis at Mobile. Little Huck al New Orleans.. Nashville al Hii mln;:ham, Chnllaiioutjii at Allanla. NATIONAL I.KAGUE Cliicnuo at New York. Cim-hmnti at Philadelphia. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. nlg;ht. Si. Ixiuis at iBoslon. nliihl. AMKIIICAN New York at Detroit, two. iPhiladelphia al Chicago. Boston at St. Louis. WashiniUon at Cleveland. n this alternoon and will piny Csceola Friday. Hated a s one of the strongest Ij?Klon nines in the state, the Hot Springs team wiil hold a slight, edge over all three of the Missis- Two Missouri Softball Teams To Play Here on,walked nnrt .advanced t], o ! mo! n Don-is' wild, throw to ] 1( , sn j d _ • Here's a way to make okl trucks look new— quick. Drive them in and say, "I want an Appearance Reconditioning Job done on these fellows." And you'll get it. You'll get perfect fitting new International fenders, radiator grilles, hood sheets, doors, glass, hardware, headlights, bumpers, bumper guards and seat cushions — just what you want to put your trucks in shape. Next, pnint jobs if the trucks need them. Tbc cost? Not great. 'We result? Marvelous. Act now. Get your trucks"Ap- peurauce Reconditioned. 1 ' GIT THESE TOO, WHEN YOU CiT YOUR TRUCKS "APPEARANCE RECONDITIONED" Hoi Woler Heater and Defroster! • Seat^Cov*rs * Eltlon ETcctrfc Road Sandf u • Saf-T-Slep • SOS Fire Guoid • Whiz Automotive Chemicals • Spot Lights,Foglighls and Driving Lights* Clearance lights, Ffagi, Flares, DTiec- tTartat Signals, other Safety Dovices. DELTA IMPLEMENTS, inc. 3T2 So. 2nd Phone 863 INTERNATIONAL Trucks Bill Wilson 'i tliirci'oV 'bird base nnd scored on Tom norriv lon(? flv t.-i left field. r->r,. "iirnham Ri-ounded out to the -itcher to retire the side. j Score Tied in Seyenlh Saliba lied tho score again in 'lie seventh inning after .Andy Beil walked and Roy Cunningham 'omered to deep left field. Kcl lull walked, went, lo second on a ''lid piicli by Tom Dorris and "-Tarvcy Darrls doubled to left field coring Hall and tyins the score. " utes and Gray ponped out to lett 'icld and Cecil Gray popped to L hir ( ] base to retire the side, nnd he game went into an extra-in- ling. A. C. Bunch opened the eighth •y groimdins out to third bui •nd his brother, ,Ert. sent Harvey Morris' (hrec-two pitch sailing ap- •roxiinutelv 320 feet into left field o push the Eichers ahead H 10 '0. Griffin grounded out to sec- inrt base and Brcthcrick popped lut to short stop to retire Uie nde. Tom Dorris walked one man i)i Mie last of the eighth l;nt lie never r eached second as he forced the next three hitters to ground out md ;;oji out. The ivin by (he I.oy rich team lenclhoncd iheir league lead to n same and a halt over Sam Johns nn ( | Owens Uriig who are lied for second place. The loss pushed Saliba into third place with Ihrce \vins ag-.llnsl t^vo losses. "Ihe Efays Store boys stuck their head out of the- cellar door as they drubbed Incir roommates, the Ark-Mo Kilovvatters 0 to 2 in the first game last night. •Jack Whittle turned in his best performance of the season as he, set, the Kilowalters down with! two hits, but they were good fo;- -Hunch or Kenneth Meri-ilt w'ill ijet .ound assignment Saturday, ( Probable slarlinc lineup for the Cotton Pickers is: Leon Asliby, first base; Jack Dados, second base; Homer Smith, short, stop; Clitton Wixson, third base; Charles Lutes, left field; Harold Ward center field; Bill Lous, right field; and Lloyd Koontz. catcher. Bleachers have been .erected- at the Air Base diamond nnd plenty of parking space .will be available lo spectators, Whitley staled. Stan- ins time for the tiHs i s 2:31). Conducts Sports Quiz A spnrts quiz-' was conducted by Ilrnnl; Wliitworth at the weekly niectiiif; of the Lions Club yesterday noon at Ihe llotr-l Noble. H. S. Jordan of Memphis was a yucst. The Sulibii Wholesale nine will meet the Sikcston. Ma, American against the j Legion team and the Vllzpnlrluk Jewelers girls team will play Ke.i- nccl, Mo., at Walker Park lonltMil. The fiist t;nine between Ihc .Icwlers and Kennelt will begin at 8:00. The Jewelers won their first panic last week when they thumped IhO Brown Shoe Faclory team 0' Canithersvillc I'D ,lo 2, Tonight's lilt will he Ihc tirsl oul-nt-lowvi game for the Wholesalers. Coach Carl Bryant Announced this morninj: that .Harvey Dorris' or tlrtck Whiltlu will start on Ihe mound for the Wholesalers. Little is ' known about the Legionnaire, 1 ;, he said. J. D. Lunsford, mannger'of the Jewlcrs staled (his morning that no was undecided n s lo who he would give the starting mound asslRitmcnt lo a.s both of his regular • hurlers nre oul of town. The Jewelers and the Sam Johns nine will journey lo Caruthcrsvlllo, Mo., 'Friday night for a return games with the Brown shoe factory teams. two runs. Burl Wilson started on lite mound for the Kilowattcr;; and xvas relieved In the third hy Stewart Gurlcy, a curve-ball ar- ist. Tlie youthful Gurley had the Grocers tinder his thumb for three innings ns ho lobbed his curve b.lll over the plale completely bafllin the Havs .slut:,ccrs. •His floater-curve would cross the plate at about three-quarter speed but just as the bailers would swih^- it would break away about eight ]n::l)es. However the Grocers solved the curve after three innings and added two rims in the sixth frame after having scored four runs off Wilson. Thursday night's schedule wilt find Phillips Motors meeting Sarn Johns in the first game and Charley'? Klcctric playing Owens Drug in tlie nightcap. Crackers Buy Alcno ATLANTA. Ga., June 4. «)1'» — Atlanta Crackers today announced Ihe ncqulsilinn of 3rd basemai Charles' Aicno from -Belaud, Phi., of the iFlorida state League. Aleno's batling^avernge is aroum .•118 In 41 games he hit five home runs, 1G doubles, and hatted in 3! . runs. He formerly played will \ niMiiinglium and Ihe Cincinnal Pure, Taste Free Protection Against Spoilage! The following Independent Ice Dealers offer you a : convenient courteous deliver!/ service. Let them keep i/our refrir/erator filled with our Ituf/enicalli/ pure crystal clear ice. G. £. Shanks (Ph, 2346) 7. A. Mizcll {Ph. 880) Vcrnon Mart frank Doss (Ph. 3937) G. Anderson Ray White (Ph. 480) R. H. Gene A. M. Pcnn Raymond Hodge 104 W. Rose 505 S. Lilly E. Highway 18 306 S. Franklin . 337 S. Division 219 W. Cherry .276 Lilly St. 1610 W. Sycamore 3J3S. 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