The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 19, 1950 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 19, 1950
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.j: fAHK.v Red Sox Left At Post Again By the Yanks By Jack Hand (Associated 1'ress Sports Writer) Same old Boston Red Sox, left at the post again by the 1950 model of Casey Stengel's New York Yankee "team of destiny." Old Case, reigning miracle man of baseball, has (lone it again. Th6 Yanks are off a-wingirig on the strength of a throbbing 15-10 ripening day victory yesterday at Fenway Park/ •. + — They did It the hard way, overcoming an early 9-0 Boston lead and winning with nine runs in a shocking eighth-inning revolution. Just like 1049. Boston, overwhelming favorite to cop the American League pennant and dethrone the world champion Yanks, had company. Brooklyn's National League champs also flopped. They fell before the youthful Philadelphia Phils, o-l. Don Nevv- combe, pitching ace of the favored Brooks, was knocked from the box in the second inning before 29,074. "- All in all, attendance at the eight-game opening show was fine. Of course, there was the added impetus of the first night ovcncr in history—at St. '_ouis — which added 20,871 to the total. The openers drew 252.700-as compared to 257,459 for a nine-game, two-day program last year. ; Kig Crowd al Cleveland oicyclnnct drew the best crowd 65.744: The turnouts ranged • nil the way down to 9,987 at Chicago where the .jfoulhful St. Louis Browns and White Sox were'a doubtful lure. Getting back to Boston where the real -fireworks exploded, the Red Sox harbored real hopes of blasting .their getaway jinx. Insiead they lost their third straight opener. Their 21-gatne carryover win streak at Fenway Park Is smashed. It started like an easy ride for IVfel Parnell, 25-gamc winner of Inst year. Boslon knocked out Allie Reynolds, the Yanks' No. I boy. opening up a 1 wide early lead. Nobody worried when Parnell yielded four runs in the sixth. Boston made il 10-4 'going to the eighth. Then It happened. Fourteen Yanks went to bat In the Inning After Parnell It was Walt Masterson, Burl Johnson, Al Papal and' finally Charley Schanz. When It was over the Yanks had scored nine runs for a 13-10 lead Just to make It sure they added two in the ninth off Boo Ferriss Detroit spoiled the day lor Cleveland's fine opening turnout by edging the Indians, 76, in 10 innings The Tigers knocked Bob Lemon out of the box In the eighth and went on to nm Their last four runs were unearned Senators Win President Truman threw out the first ball at Washington where the Senators knocked off the Philadelphia A's. 8-7. before 31 548 BucJcy Harris' lightly-regarded Senators knocked out Carl Scheib before he retired a batter. Rookie outfielder Ken Wood and pitcher Ned Carver teamed up to lead the St. Louis Browns to a 5-3 win over Chicago. Wood drove In three runs with two doubles while Oarvcr scattered 10 Chicago hits Newcombe had nothing' but size S'in- u rk wl! "e the youthful Phillies humbled Brooklyn behind Robin Roberts' seven-hit workout Rookie second baseman Mike Goliat broke In with a perfect four-hit'day and Eddie Waitkus and Gran Hamner each added three hits. It was Waitkus' first league game since he was shot at Chicago lust June. In the first night opener at St Louis, home runs by Red Schoen- dlcnst and Stan Musial sent the Cardinals off to a flying start with a 4-2 victory over Pittsburgh. The battle of the big trade—New York Giants vs Boston Braves at the Polo Grounds—wound up in an 11-4 decision for Boston. Actually the key men In the most Important Here not important winter trade factors. Eddie stanky and Al -Dark the two ex-Braves, were in the Giant lineup. Sid Gordon.-Buddy Kcrr and Willard Marshall, all former Giants started for Boston. ' ' Andy Pnfko rapped two homers and a double In the Chicago Cubs' 9-6 victory before 31,213 Cincinnati funs. Ken Rnffcnsberger. six-time winner over Chicago last season K'as belted out early. 'ANMNCS Southern Association W L Pel. Memphis 3 1 Nashville 3 1 Atlanta 3 Mobile 3 New Orleans Chattanooga Birmingham Little Rock . .750 .750 .750 .750 250 .25(1 NATIONAL LEAGUE Yf L 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 Philadelphia Boston Chicago . ... St. Louis . . Pittsburgh . Brooklyn . . Cincinnati . New York . AMERICAN New York Detroit Washington .St. Louis Boston Philadelphia Chicago LEAGUE \V L 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .250 Pel. 1.000 LOGO 1.000 1.003 .000 .000 .000 .000 I'd. 1.000 1.000 1.000 1.003 .000 .(wo .003 .000 Yesterday's Results Southern Association Atlanta 10, Birmingham 4 Little Rock 5, Memphis 4 Chattanooga 6, Nashville 5 Mobile 2, New Orleans 1 National League Boston 11, New York 4 Philadelphia 9, Brooklyn 1 Chicago 9, Cincinnati 6 St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 5 American League New York 15. Boston 10 Detroit 7, Cleveland f (10 In- Washington d, Philadelphia T St. Louis 5, Chicago 3 Today's Games Southern Association Memphis at Little Rock (night) New Orleans at Mobile (night) Atlanta at Birmingham (night) Nashville at Chattanooga National League Brooklyn at Philadelphia Boston at New York Pittsburgh at St. Louis (night) American League New York at Boston (2) morning and afternoon Detroit at Cleveland St. Louis at Chicago Philadelphia at Washington (night) Manila Defeats Gosncll Nine 6-5 Manila's high school bascbah"er.> hung a 6-5 defeat on the Gosneli Pirates In a North Mlxsislppi County High School League game played at Gosneli yesterday. It was the first game ot the new season for both teams. Harold Ward hurled for Gosncll striking out 16 Manila batters. Hogan went the route for Manila. Manila built up 4-0 lead in the first seven innings and then scored two more In the eighth. Gosneli rallied for five runs in the last of the ninth but fell short of the big Manila lead. CALLING ALL CAR OWNERS! PREPARE YOUR CAR FOR SUMMER » Drain anfi-freexc 9 Flush cooling system > Check all hose connections * Tighten cylinder head holts ALL FOR Part5 Kstra We Pick up & Deliver Your Car Noble Gill Pontiacjnc 12G South Lilly Phone -1371 M. W. "Hill" Spencer, Mgr. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19; 1959 Pap Trackmen See Competition Juniors Meet Hayti Thinclods in Practice Track, Field Event Blythevllle's Junior Papoose trackmen got their first taste of cinder competition yesterday afternoon in a practice meet with a HayII, Mo., squad and came out on the short end of a 63-43 score. The practice tiff was held at JIaytl, Mo. The practice event was run off on the same pattern of a regulation junior meet, with times and distances recorded to give the Pops an idea of what a meet is like as most of the squad members had never participated In a track and field event before. In spite of their lack of experience, the Paps showed up well against the Missourlnns and In mast of the events they matched the Ilaytl squad fairly evenly. The Paps' times and distance.? in most events were good, everything considered, and (here were three events in which Blytheville lads showed up extremely well, the 50- yard dash, the shot and the discus. Snider [teats Record Ralph Snider, a pint-sized speedster bettered the Arkansas junior high record in the 50-yard dash set by another Blythevilllan, Charles Lutes, in 1948, by .4 of a second, stepping off the distance In 5.4 seconds. Snidcr's time, however, will not be recognized as a new record. Montroe Holland caused a little excitement in both the weight events. The six-foot four-Inch, 190- pound ninth grader heaved the shot 47 feet, seven inches without too much trouble and hurled the discus 131 feet, four Inches, which was tops for the afternoon. -Hollands shot mark was only three feet short of Ihe state record nnd his discus heave of 131 feet was seven feet short. The hot shot ol the meet, however, was Joe Grls-om, a Hayti ninth-grader who was almost a one- man track team. GrLssom entered five events, won four and placed second In the other. He was beaten inthe 50-yard dasli by Snider. PGA Schedules 19 Golf Meets For Summer CHICAGO, April 19. (AP)—The Professional Golfers' Association— proclaiming that "harmony and understanding" exist between the front office and its playing stars— has arranged a summer program of 19 tournaments carrying $335,000 In prizes. President Joe Novak said three weekends still are unfilled in the potential record-breaking summer slate. If they are filled, he said, 1950 will be the PG'A's greatest money-posted year—a prize aggregate of more than $530,000 anticipated for combined winter, spring and summer competition. The summer tour opens with the *15,OOOlWestern Open May 18 to 21 at Los .Angeles. It biggest shows are the $40,000 National PGA meet at Columbus, Ohio, June 21-27, and George S. May's $65.000 doubleheader event nt Tain O'Shaiiter In Chicago. The all-Amerlcan championships will he played Aug. 5-a and the "world" championship meet follows on Aug. 10-13. New evenl.s this year are live $15,000 meets, nt Fart Wayne, Intl.. June 1-4; Sioux City. Ta., July 2730; Loudcnville, N.P., Sept. 1-4. St. Louis, Sept 14-17; and Kansas City Sept. 21-24. Wonder Boys Defeat Arkansas State 8-4 RUSSELLVILLK, Ark., April 19. (AP) — Arkansas Tech defeated Arkansas State College. 8-4, In an A 1C baseball game here yesterday. Charley Richlsoii held the Jonesboro club to five hits, while Tech got 13 off Ernie Crone. RADIO REPAIR The Only Hondcd Repair Service in Hlythevillc Every Job Guaranteed. TV Experts Piano Tuning And Repair Pianos—New and Used Music Instruments Supplies and Repairs. Everything in Music Sheet [Music—Records— Sound K([iiipnienf— Recordings BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Main — Tel. fiSll ANCIIOKS AWEIGII! — Eddie Erdelatz, Naval Academy's new footb; photographers an Idea of what to expect from his Middies next fall, nd catch passes and be a hustling team, Krdelatx points out. .11 coach, dons practice togs to give Navy will block and tackle, throw Arguments Mar Cotton States 1 OpeningGames By the Associated 1'rcss The Cotton States season got off to a fractious start last night. Two players were ejected as losers in quarrels with umpires as the Class C league opened play. And one opening game was protested. Tills was the El Dorado at Greenville contest, which El Dorado won. 5-2. Greenville manager joe Rullo protested the game on grounds that El Dorado manager Lcrby Schalk hadn't listed third baseman Foster, who succeeded Schalk in the lineup in the sixth hiniiiK. The Monroe Sports, who succeeded Helena in the league this year, celebrated their entry by losing to Natchez, 4-0, in a game played at Natchez. The Sports also lost their shortstop, Jim Noverini, who was thumbed from the game in the sixth inning for a too vigorous objection to an umpire's decision. Harry Cho/cn. the pine Bluff Judges' manager - catcher, ,wns thrown out ill the second inning as the Judges lost to the Hot Springs Bathers, 7-3. at Hot Springs. Chozen vwis protesting a decision at second base under the new "interference" rule. The game at Hot Springs also was marked by orchids for the feminine fans—some 1,500 of them. Bather owner Herbert Anderton supplied the flowers with the announced purpose, of boosting attendance to 2.600. He succeeded. The official paid count was 2.5CO. Probably the best baseball of the night was at Clarksdale. where tlie home team defeated Greenwood, 4-3, in 10 innings. The "difference" was Bob Schlcmmer's second home run of the night. He had hit his first in the eighth to tie the score. Elmer Haas went the route for the host team, striking out nine and allowing no earned runs. Sudbury Girls Beat Lange in Y-League Sudbury 'defeated Lange 10-7 In Y. Grade School Girls Softball League game played nt Little Field. Spain pitched for Sudbury and Owens for Lnnge. Nancy Penn and Bonnie Becknell hit homers for Lange. With the Courts Circuit Cecil Lowe vs. Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet Company, STitt to collect S300 damages allegedly resulting from accident involving agent for defendant. It's the personal recipe ol us Wilkens —and we've been making whiskey 60 odd years! 86 PROOF. 70% GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS. IHE WILKEN FAMILY CO., LAWRENCEBtlRG, IND. North-South Meet Enters 2nd Round PINEHURST, N. C., April 19. IfFj —Only 32 of the original 137 hopefuls remained for today's second and third round play In the 50th annual North and South amateur Rolf tournament. .The favorites acted their part in general yesterday and each of the two brackets has a "big three". The upper bracket was headed by defending champion Frank Stranahan of Toledo, Ohio: Harry H. Haverstick, the medalist irom Lancaster, Penn., and Pinehurst's Dick Chapman. Top men of the lower bracket were William C. Campbell of Hunt- inBton, W. Va.; Jimmy McHnle, former Walker Cupper from Philadelphia, and Harold Paddock, Jr., of Cleveland Heights, a former Ohio champion. Ark-Mo Protests Applcbaum Win Applebaum's Liquor Store took a 10-7 protested decision from Ark- Mo In the second game of the Bay window League season at Little Park yesterday afternoon. The game was protested by Ark- Mo because Applebaum's used ineligible players. The Applebaum team was forced to pick up several by-standers when all its players did not show up. 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(AP) — The bulk may have as much to do with deciding ball games this summer as the home run. Anyway, it'll be baseball's most controversial topic. Due to the strict enforcement of the rule, which calls for a pitcher (o pause for one .second during his stretch with runners on base, balks are apt to become a regular warm weather diet. There were five called in yesterday's major league openers. Umpire Ralph Pinelli called two against rookie pitcher Pat Mc- Glothln of the Brooklyn Dodgers. McGlothin said the first was tie- finitely a b?.lk but the second— "doubtful." At Cincinnati, Johnny Schmit: and the veteran Dutch Leonard (Lsk! tfik!) were caught by uinp Bill Stewart. Stewart, who should know, said they were "not a question of stopping." "On the first." he explained, "it was an illegal motion toward first On the other, Schmltz dropped his hands twice." Umpire Lee Ballanfant called one against Kirby Higbe of the New York Giants. Not a single balk was called in the eight 1949 openers. Attendance Off In Dixie League Only 51,916 Patrons Wit-ness First Games Of the 1950 Season By Ihe Associated Tress Southern Association check books aren't backed with quite the cash they were this time last year. Unofficial attendance counts and estimates at eight home opening games this season was 51,916, considerably short of 1940's profitable opening turnouts of 72,829. The Birmingham Barons were the only team to draw more than 10.000 home fans for an opening jame. Birmingham's attendance last night was 14,087, an Increase of nearly 2,000 over 1949. Birmingham's fine turnout should have seen something better than their Barons losing again to Atlanta .The score was 10-4. Ed Matthews, a potential big leaguer, Leon Culberson, an cx- blg leaguer, and Norman Brown, who never quite makes the big leagues, were the main causes for embarrassing the Barons before so many home folks. Matthews hom- ered twice. Culberson once and Brown relief pitched Atlanta to the victory. Chattanooga won its first game of the season last night 6-5. It was Nashville's first loss. Rocks Beat Chicks Little Rock pitther Lou Lombardo' made up for an opening night loss in the Travelers 5-4 victory over Memphis. The Travelers, breaking a three- game lasing streak and snaring their first triumph of the season in their home opener, scored the winning nm without a hit. "JVo walks, a balk and a fly bail did the trick. New Orleans third baseman Charlie Clock and Coach Buster Chatham argued a little too long long and hard. They were tossed out of the game. New Orleans lost anyway, 2-1, to Mobile. THE STANCE!—Connie Mack; climbs into a uniform to show you how he steadied pitchers when he moved from Hartford of the Easlern League to the Washington Nationals in 1886. Mr. Baseball is celebrating his 50th anniversary as the only! manager the Athletics ever; had.' JN PERSON ARMORY HALL May 2 Advance Price . . 1.20 person At (he Door 1.50 person Tickets on Sale at Kirby's INTRODUCING OUR NEW SERVICE MANAGER ROGER MAULDIN Mr. Mauldin comes to us from down Texas way.. .having spent the past two years with the Boh Harris Motor Co. of 1'asadcna, Texas. Roger has a hackground of 15 years in (he service business except for the four years he spent in the Army Air Corps during the war. It is indeed s pleasure for us to recommend Roger to all of our friends and customers. We know you will like the careful, pcrsonil attention he will give you in the servicing of your car or • truck. WE INVITE YOU TO DROP IN AND MEET ROGER AND WELCOME ANOTHER NEW CITIZEN TO OUR GROWING CITY OF BLYTHEYILLE. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. Sout'ns Finest Service Broadway & Chickasawba Phone 442?

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