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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 15, 1949
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 1949 .BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE 'irgil Trucks Barely Misses jo-Hitter as Tigers Blank A's -0; Brooks Drub Cardinals 7-2 B; Joe Reicliler Associated Press Sports Writer Virgil iFire) Trucks, Detroit's strong-armed righthander, is dial- nging New York's Vic Raschl tor American League pitching Honors. Trucks is even outshining Hal Newhouser, his illustrious southpaw ing male. With the season only one third gone, the 30-year-old mian already has won nine games against three losses. Only Raschl [itn 10, has won more. Newhouser has won seven. Trucks gave further indication* — ist night that he wa.s out to make ILS his greatest year when he limed Philadelphia to one hit as the isers blanked the Athletics, 4-0. lily a fifth Inning single by Hank faicskl prevented him from Imrl- ig the season's Itrst no-rnn. no- It game. Elmer Valo. who walked the second, was the onls otner lackman to reach base. , Raschl notched his lOlli triumph lalnst one defeat without mucr Hlble as the Yankees shellacked Chicago White Sox, 15-3 Ar light-run sixth innlm* at lllc cx ~ «nse of loser Bill Wiehl, Allci fttel and Marino Piercttl chaiig- a, tight pitching duel to a rout. Indians Beat Bosox The apparently revitalized Clevo nrt Indians vaulted from six to jrth VJlace in the American rague standings after' soundl juncing the Red Sox in Bostoi --, A six-run first against Joe obson, followed by a three-ru md against Tex Huglison no contest. . Bob Teller who had lost his la. ,ve starts, went all the way fo ie Indians to gain his second vie ry of the season, both at the Re expense. , jt Gordon hit a grand sla ,e n.n in the first inning, le St. Louis Browns finally be -.Jilngton, 7-2, after losing eig Falght decisions to the Senate cftv Joe Ostrowski pitched slx-h pull'to gain his first victory of I fear Mickey Haefncr was the los Brooklyn increased its Nation • ague lead to three games ov Cardinals with a 1-2 trium ver St. LouU. Preacher Roe beat Cardinals with * 10-htt. effort the Dodgers' eighth straight iumph. Cards Pull Triple Play The Cards came up with a triple ] a y_only ihe second in the majors ilit year. After JacXie Robinson id singled In two runs in the first Inning for Brooklyn. Gil Hodges lined to Marty Marion, who threw Red Schoendienst to catch Carl 'urino at second. A fast relay to Jlppy Jones got Robinson off first or the triple killing. Wally Westlake rapped a ninth Inning double to drive In the tying nd winning runs in Pittsburgh's -3 victory over the Boston Braves previously " had hit a homer friple and single. Larry Jansen registered his first Cerdan Risks Middleweight Crown Tonight DETROIT. June 15. </Ti—Marc erdan. the carefree fighting ma o.n French Morocco, risks h ortd middleweight title for tl rst time tonight at Briggs Stad mi against squat Jake La Molt n 8 to 5 underdog from New York eetning Bronx. Ring time for the 15-round bo . scheduled at approximately p.m. (CST>. Tire fight will not u-oadcast or televised. From this corner it looks 11 Cerdan, largely on the basis o; t old cuts around La Motta's eyes hat keep re-opc-ntng in every fight- >larce.l doesn't hit hard enough lo lump Jake on his panties but his slashing hooks arc just the thing o slice (cnder brows. La Motta never has been knocked off his feet in 88 fights. Bealen. vcs, 13 times, including a "knockout" by Billy Fox. Nov. 14. 1947. but never on the deck. Even the Fox affair, stopped by the referee to save Jake from further punishment, he sagged but refused to go down. Cerdan lost only three of 99 fights. The only legitimate Cerda. loss was to Cyrille Dcllanoit n Brussels. May 23. 1948, The othe two were on fouls. TIC TOP—His legs no longer capable of carryinR him, Terry Moore, who became one of base- more °.no7s name 8 .!; as Ihe St. Louis Nationals' center fielder and opt;.,,., couches at Iliu'd IK.»C lor the Cnruinass. ^^ Slytheville Man •nters Trap Shooting Meet W. H. Holcombe' Blyllieville Im- le.ncnt dealer and a member o lie Blytheville Gun Club, left for Natchcs, Miss., today to compete n the southern tone trapshoot which starts tomorrow and con- through Thursday. Mr. Holcombe, who Is considered one of the best trap shooters in his nrea, competed hi the southern /one shooting In 1947 and lied tlir national record for handicap •^hooting with 137 straight breaks. Hi- did not compete lasl year. Tiventy-nlne trophies and $5.000 In added money will be. offered In the meet which is expected lo draw the best marksmen of Hie South, Southwest and Midwest. Immediately following the zone shooting Thursday, the Mississippi slate shool will open with marksmen competing for the Mississippi •-tale title. Sports Roundup Huib FulkrUn, Jr. Y««t«rdoy't Sporti in Brief Bums fo Hold Camps BROOKLYN. June 15. W—Til Brooklyn Dodgers today announce plans for 19 summer baseball try >ut camps, Including five in Can ada. The schedule includes Parsons, Kans., Aug. 15-n. Giants Release Harry Feldman Jnconditionally The Associated Press reported to- ay that Harry Feldman. who for- lerly pitched for the Blyllieville Giants In the Northeast Arkansas .cague. had been given his release y the New York Giants. Shortly after the war, Feldman one of the first players to ump at Mexican baseball dollars of the border. After coming to Ihe parent club by way of Ihe Blytheville and Fort Smith farms, Feldman became a regular member of the Giant hurl- ug staff and started several games. Tl« report snid Ihe Giants asked waivers on Fefdman but found no takers. Pickers to Ploy Under Osceola Lights Tonight The Blytheville-Osceola Junior Lci'ion baseball game scheduled for Walker Park this afternoon will be played under the lights of Hale Field in Osceola tonight at 8 o'clock, E. N. Shivley! business manager of Dud Ca.son Post team sain this morning. The game wa.s moved to O.sccola due to the condition of the Walker Park diamond after rains yesler<»' and last night. HOW THEY STAND shutout of the year as the, New York Giaiit.s defeated the Reds in Cincinnati, 2-0. The slim right- hander allowed fourihlts In winning his sixth game. The Philadelphia Phillies ruined Prankie Frisch's debut as manager of the Cubs. They walloped Chicago, 9-2, In the only afternoon clash in the majors. Andy Seminick paced the Phils 11-liit attack with a three- run homer, his 12th. few York Detroit •hiladelphia Cleveland Boston Washington Chicago St. Louis NATIONAL Brooklyn St. Louis Boston Philadelphia New York Cinchinp.'l Pittsburgh Chicago SOUTHERN Pet .647 .585 .528 .510 .500 .500 .423 .308 CLEAN-UP MEN—Leading the American League in home runs and runs-batted-in, Ted Williams, left, and Vern Stephens of thn Red Sox are baseball's most potent one-two punch. .600 .593 .564 .509 .509 .508 .404 .314 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L 33 13 31 11 28 25 25 24 25 25 26 26 22 30 16 36 I.EAGUK W L Pet! 33 20 .623 29 22 .569 311 23 .5B6 29 25 .531 28 35 .528 22 31 .415 20 32 .385 19 32 .313 LKAGUE W L Atlanta 30 20 Birmingham 32 23 Nashville 31 24 Mobile .-.. 21 26 iltle Rock 28 21 cw Orleans 30 29 hattanooga 23 34 lemphis 16 35 Yeslrrctav's Results AMERICAN LEAGUE York 15. Chicago 3 >etroit 4, Philadelphia 0 levelanri 10, Boston 5 t. Louis 7. Washington 2 NATIONAL LEA ODE Srooklyn 7, St. Louis 2 Mttsburgh 4, Boston 3 lew York 2, Cincinnati 0 'hiladelphia 9. Chicago 2 SOUTHERN LEAGUE New Orleans 6, Chattanooga * Other games postponed Today's Games AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at. New York St. Louis at Washinglon (ninhtl Detroit at Philadelphia (night! Cleveland at Boston NATIONAL LEAGUE Boston at Pittsburgh New York at Cincinnati Philadelphia at Chicago Brooklvn at St. Louis fntKht) SOUTHERN 1 LEAGUE All night games: Birmingham at Memphis (2>. Mobile at Chattanooga. Atlanta at Little Roc'J. , New Orleans at Nashville. Grace Lenczyk j Bids for Second College Golf Title COLUMBUS. Ohio, Juue 15. lift — Carol Clark, who on a nine-hole postage stamp course In southwestern Ohio, faced the rough task of stopping the champion In the women's intcrcollege golf tournament today. Ami. stopping Grace Lenczyk of Hartford, Conn., in her march to a I second college crown appeared anything but easy. Miss Lcnczyk. representing John B. .Stelson University, coasted through the first round ye.sterday with a 6 and 5 victory over Clara Jaue Mosack of Detroit, Rollins | College. Miss Clark won the dubious pleasure of matching strokes with Miss Lcuczyk willi an easy verdict over Nancy Maples of the University of North Carolina, 6 and 4. Pelicans Edge 'Nooga 5 to 4 In Only SA Tilt Ny Tlif Associated I'ress Homers by Roy (Stormy) Wea thcrly and Dominic Dallcsaridro led Ihe Pelicans of New Orleans lo a 5 nud 4 decision over the Chattanooga Lookouts In the only Southern Association baseball game played lasl night. The first division clubs took an enforced rest. Atlanta's Crackers were rained out of a doublcheader -vith the Memphis Chicks and the Birmingham Barons were washed ou* of a double bill will) the Travelers at Little Hock. The Mobile- Nashville game was also postponed because of rain. Maior League Leaders Big Lake Refuge Will Open Boors To Public June 22 The Hit* LnXc national wild lit refuge will open Its doors to th public June 22 in observation of the 100th anniversary of the federal conservation program. Joe Morton, manager of the Big Lake refuge, said that those interested were Invited to come lo refuge headquarters, two and one- half miles east of Manila, and learn of the work of the refuge. Tcnnesseon Is Homed President of SGA ASHVILLE, N. C., June 15. OP)— James S. Tupper of Nashville Tenn.. tonleht was elected president nf the Southern Golf Association. He was chosen at a board o directors meeting In conjunction with the association's tournamen here. The place for the 1951 tourna merit also will be announced to morrow. Next year's play will b at the New Orleans, La., Count. Club. Direclors re-elected for one yea include-. Roy W. Wood, FaycUe •ille, Ark. eads Butane Dealers LITTLE ROCK. June 15— If I—Cy arney, Fayettevjlle, is new presi- nt of the Arkansas Butane Deals Association. He was elected yes- rdny as Ihe association ended its mum] convention here. Vice Presl- cnts include Amos David of Car- vay. By The Associated I'ress National League Ratting - Robinson. Brooklyn ,350: Schocndienst. St. Louis .338. nuns — Reese. Brooklyn 46, Robinson, Brooklyn 44, Runs balled in — noblnson. Brooklyn 53: Hodges. Brooklvn 41 Hits" — Robinson. Brooklyn 'homnson. New York 73. Doubles — V'allkus. Philadelphia G: Jones, Plillndelohla 15. Triples — Robinson. Brooklyn Furillo, Brooklyn and Smalley, Clilc- eo 5. Home rims — Kiucr. Pillsbtirgh 4- Seminick. Philadelphia 12 Stolen bases -- Reese and Robinson. Brooklyn II. Pitching — Branca. Brooklvn 8-1. 88°: Hatten, Brooklyn 5-2 .714. Strikeouts — Branca. Brooklyn 52; Spahn. Boston 4B. American League Batting— — Kell. Del roll .343 Williams. Boston .310. Runs — Joost. Philadelphia S4 Williams. Boston 49. Runs batted In — Stephens and Williams, Boston 55. Hils — Kell, Delrolt 13; Dilhnger. St. Loui" S6. Doubles — Zernlal. .Chicago 17; Kell. Detroit. Chaomnn, and MaJ- sckt. Philadelphia 15. Triples — Mitchell. Cleveland 1: Valo. Philadelphia S. Home runs — Stephens. Boston 15; Wllllama, Boston 14. Stolen bases — Dllllnger, St. Louis 8; Mitchell. Cleveland 6 Filching — Hnschl. New York 10-1 .909;; Reynolds. New York G-l .857. Strikeouts — Trucks, Detroit 15; Newhouser, Detroit 59. NEW YORK, ,lun« 16. IA'1 — The morning mail brought 24 pages of miueogrnhed publicity material (mostly useless- about next week's Joe Walcott-B/zard Charles fight. And JL few minutes later drumbeat- «r Harry Mendel was on tlie uhone from Chicago with added details. That may Indicate that Mendel is having a hard lime selling the fight to Chicago fans or. lus Harry claims .that there's a lot of Interest In It. . . . "When two fellows are going to light and its 6 to 5 and when you go down the street and one fellow pick. 1 ! Walcott and the next one picks Charles, that .shows it ought to be a good flglil," Mendel proclaimed. . , And maybe he has something there. Not many heavyweight (.m.Kiplonship bouts nave bren rated 6-6 affairs, none since the second Jack Sha.kcy- Mnx Schrncllng flghl. which was reasonably Interesting to some 62.000 customers. . . . The big difference Is lhat Sharkey and Sclunel- mz didn't emerge as unquestioned contenders until alxmt two years after G^iie Tuiiney retired. Charles and Walcntt. besides being questioned" to some extent, still are under the shadow of Joe Louis. . "Or course, neither one Is a Louis." Mendel sadly admitted. "Maybe we'd belter bring Joe back." . . . And maybe Hint's what a lot of folks are waiting tor. »>• The Tennli— Zagreb, Yugoslavia—Yu«Mlavia'i Davis Cup tennis team took « 3-1 Irad over Sweden In European zone fjuarler-flnals play. 1-ondon — Top-seeded Americana, led by favored Ted Schroeder of La Crescent!., Calif., scored with ease in Queens Club tennis matchM. —General— London—British boxing board at control announced it would r«cor- n\/e winner of the coming Bruc* Woodcock-Lee Savold fight u world heavyweight champion. Horse Cave, Ky— Charlea ». (Uncle Charley) Moran, 70, former National Lengfue unmplr* and football coach, died at his home following extended illness. I ^^S=S I I =^^^^»^M RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Tod«y "COVER UP" wllh William Beniilir, Dennis .O'Keefe 4: Barbara Brilton Ne»» & Short Twist ihe Up anii ihe Cup Art Rosenbamn of Ihe San Francisco Chronicle passes along this golf brain-twister. ... A San Francisco golfer, Arthur Carlson, made a loo-slrong chip which obviously would roll clear across the green. His partner, for some renson, lifled the flag and the metal cup came up with II. ... Just as the ball crossed Hie liole, the heavy cup dropped from Ihe .slick, landed on the ball and knocked It lulo the hole. . . . The two Arts ask what's the rule—and oflhand we'd say that partners who cooperate tliHt well deserve at least a half. NEW Bo« Opens Week Days 1:M p.m. Matinee Saturday * Sondaj Sat. -Sun I p.m Cant. £howin| Manila, Ark. Sliovr! KVKRI NIGHT SlH>rl» Before Your Even Discussing the Cardinals' "llti- nious Iciipers", Max Lmiler and Lou Klein. Manager Eddie Dyer says: We'll welcome them with open arms If they can help us win ball guinea. They're name players— but what food are name player* II they can't help you win?" Wednesday * Thursday "Chicken Every Sunday" Dan ttalley, C*I*>U Holm Dies of Injuries MEMPHIS. June 15—Wi—James A. McLaughlln. 6«, of Black Rock, Ark., died at • hospital here yesterday of Injuries suffered when he was knocked down and dragged by a runaway mule at his fftrm Monday. Trays Get tnfielder DETROIT, June 15— W)— T h e Detroit Tigers announced yesterday that Frank Bagdou. Michigan State College shortstop from Rockford, III., lias signed a contract with Detroit's Little Rock (Ark.) farm of the Southern Association. Bagdon, 23 years old. Is an MSC senior who starred also as a guard in football. Oklahoma ranks 22nd In population In the United Stales, according to the census of 1940. Hoi OHIce Open i at 1 W«*k SilMU Show SUrli at T:M Matins. Saturday * Samday at 2 p.m. wlt;i tonlin«»i A hot-weather Drink Sensation! Clarksdale Newspapers Consolidate Forces CLARKSDALE. Miss.. June 1 ,',Ti—Two established daily new papers combined forces today form the Clarksdalc Prcss-RcgL ler. to publish dally except Su clays. The new Press Register is the result of a consolidation of the Clarksdale Daily Press and the Clarksdalc Daily Register. The merger was announced yesterday by J. F. Ellis. Jr., editor and 'publisher of the Press, and Mrs- Lillian P. Clark, publisher and ! Guy P. Clark, business manager of ic Register. Wednesday ft Thunday "AMAZON QUEST" In th« thlckntt nf Sf»nth with Tom Neml Read Courier Want Ads. lWt\M Thrilling to the Mind and spray as you race across the bay! THIS IS FART OF A tier a bil of jailine al ils beat, nothing •nils a companionable crew IK. ler than a hit of "uhisVry al ils best. "So aslmrfi or al sea, make thai Hill & Hill i; on deck! You'll pronounce it — ON WORLD FAMOUS U.S. ROYALS Wednesday ct Thursday "Michael O'Halloran" Cool, Smooth and Golden/ '49«r Rick*/ /e '/i lime into iiitlil"»ll slass. Drop in lime shell. Add ice ruli" and 1 '/< oz. of SEAGRAM'S Ancient B»nl« lil.v HI1 with ca.txynaltd wiltr. 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