The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 19, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 19, 1946
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JULY 19, 194C Ball Club Owners MakeConcession Players Due to Get ' Voice in Business Affairs of Game By TOMMY DKVINE United Press Sports Writer CHICAGO, July 19. CU.P:)— Foe Little Fellow Plays Big Role When Cards Trim Phillies 4-3 NEW YORK, JULY 19. (U.P.)— Muny Dlckson has spent so much time In the St. Louis ordinal bullpen that he probably could win a ribbon in B livestock show, but he was (he little guy responsible today for gelling his team mates back Into first place. Dlckson, a wisp of a fellow, never before hud a chance to be a Cardinal ''glamour boy" be- owilors were ready today to give players n voice in the conduct of tho game's business affairs. The precedent-shattering move was mcdc yeslerriay by n joint committee of 'be National and American Leagues which voted to consult the players in drafting n jie^' uniform player's contract. Ground-work for Ihe move was laid at a secret meeting; of club owner.! in Boston at the tune of the nil-star game nml was continued in . highly secret sessions here. While the formal announcement was carefully phrased to avoid mentioning any reason for the Wove, it clearly was an action designed lo combat the American 3ascbr:ll Guild and the player raids miide by the Mexican League, operated bv mulll-mllllonnlrc Jorge Pasquel. ; ; ; Boston Attorney Robert Murphy, founder of the Baseball Guild, R»d P;:squel have attacked the reserve clause of the present major league contract which hinds H player for his career, but which can be lei-ruinated by the club upon 10 days notice. - fasquel termed big league piny- el's as serfs and said Ihe fabulous contracts he offered were designed lo "liberate them from slavery.", CI.iusc Never Tested Mi-jor league club owners long have shied from a court showdown over the legality of liiu ro- CHICK THEATRE "WAere Happiness Costi So Little" We*k Bays: Starts at 7:30 p. m. Inr pitching assignments, and because there always have been plenty of liurlcrs with brilliant records to do most of the work. However, when some of the more highly regarded moiindisincn failed to come through this year, Dickson was called on more frequently, usually In relief but occasionally as n spot pitcher. In both categories he lias been brilliant, particularly as a rescue man. Last night Nfnnngcr Eddie Dyer pill him Into a spot thai called for a cool head and a hot hand, Dicksln had both as he went Into Ihe game in the -sixth witli the bases loaded, none out and the Phillies threatening to beal the Cardinals for the second straight time. The little right hamlcr from don's two run homer. Mel Queen pitched his first victory since returning from military service, although he gave up eight hits compared to five tliat the Yankees gained off Stan Fcrens and Newman (Tex) Shirley. Tlie Indians put over six runs In the second, three on George Case's triple In a 7 to 3 victory over Ihe Athletics at Philadelphia. Les Webber, former Brooklyn hurl- cr, gained his first Cleveland victory. High Scores Feature Two Softball Games The Owens Drug Store Cowboys walloiwd the O. K. Cub boys 16 to 8 and the Montgomery Ward Ciack- cr-Jacks edged out the Sallha outfit Ifl to 16 In two softball games !n Walker Park last night. The Cowboys look mi early lead In the llrst inning ns they scored six runs and were never in tronbl: after that. S- four starting roles without a loss at bat four times * and has three relief victories | The Ward team took a tlvn igalnst two defeats In rescue jobs, j lead j n t| lc n rs t, hmlng but the fa- Slcn Muslal clinched lust night's Hbn boys came back to lie the score at 15 and 15 In the sixth. The Rev. Mr. Bujaiskl crossed the the wln- Cardinal victory with a run in he fifth which he put across by -..~ ..~.. ..... ....j,,,.-,,-., ,. Ingllng. stealing second and goin'i; plate in the seventh for o third and home on successive ning run. nficld outs. Whltoy Kurowski hit Wendell Eaton of the Cracker homer earlier lo touch off a I Jacks was the winning pitcher while our run fourth Inning rally. | Manager Sonny Ledbetter of the The Dodccis, dropping their , Salibn learn used his pitchers free- sixth straight game at Cincinnati, | )y. He started Jack Whittle but hat lo 2, relinquished the lead by, to substitute Ward In the first lalf a game. They had held it Whittle nsnln pitched in the n ince May 23. Brooklyn errors but he was still wild so Ed Hall Friday and Saturday DOUBLE FKATURE "CANYON CITY" Don "Keil" Barry "The Missing Juror" .Tim HnmnoH, .limis Carter Seriul; "Tim Master Key" Chap. 2 Also Cartoons SATURDAY OWL SHOW At 11:30 "Rough, Tough & Ready' Chester Morris, Victor iM<-l..i K lrii Serial: "Captain America" Chap. Also Cartoons ... regular catcher, pitched niainder of the game. Jackson was Ihe lending hlttc. lor the Salibn team with three singles in four times up. Crowe led Ilic hitting attack for the Cracker-Jacks with n double and two singles in four times up. Baseball Standings- SOVITHEUN LEAGUK W. I, Atlanta .. . Memphis .. . Chattanooga Nashville .. Ne\v Orleans Gl 51 •1il 48 'igurcri In the Cincinnati scoring is Pitcher Ed Hciisscr. ending n slump, pained his seventh victory ifler losing Ihrcc In a row. The Braves retarded the third rtace Cubs at Chicago, gaining a 9 lo 3 victory behind BUI I,ce. i •ho pitched a sixhitter and scored three runs with a bases-loaded] silicic. The Pirates finallv beat I.eftv Dave Koslo of the Giants, 7 to 3 at Pittsburgh, partially squaring accounts for the four defeats he had handed them previously tills season. The first homer by Catcher Al Lopez In two years featured Ibo 12-hlt Pirate attack in which FTankie Gusttne also homered, Krnle Lombardl got R Glnnt homer Rookie Gil Coan hit an Inside the park homer at Washington to give Dutch Leonard a 1 to o' victory over Dizzy Trout of the I Brooli !J'n TIpcrs In a fine duel In which, , Loil 's 50 each pitcher gave. m> seven blows. I Chlcn BO 44 The Red Sox scored their 12th' Bos(o11 4l victory In their last 14 games. 3 c »>ctnnnli to 2 over the White Sox at ohl- p n»HdclpU!a cago. Tom McBrlde doubling Now Yolk home Pitcher Mickey Harris with Ihe dccldlnc run In the sixth. Harris earned his 13th win. Tho Yankees remained 11 names behind Ihe Pnd Sox by winning 3 lo 1 from Ihe Browns at New York on the margin of Joe Gor- fifth - ..... the the re Double Softball Bill Tonight IrrWalker Park The Pllzpntrlck Jewelry Store Jrls will play the O. K. cub Bills and the Montgomery Ward Cracker-Jacks will play the Hays Store toys In a double softball bill tonight In Walker Park. The Jewelry Store girls have played the Cab girls once this year with the O. K. Cab team de- leailng them 9 lo 1. The Cab girls have won three fin<| lost none while the Flt/.paL- rlck girls have won two and lost one. Mary Lou Whittle, who has pitched two one-hit shutouts In three games, will start on the mound for (he O. K. Cab team and Sophia IScvill will cutch. Pankcy. Filxpatrlek's pitcher, has pitched two no-hitters and one four-hitter. Hays has won one and dropped two games while Owens has won three and lost three. Welch will be on the mound ami A. T. Hays will catch lor Hays Store. Ted Fisher will pitch and Stabler will catch for Owens. Legion Junior Tournament Is Arranged The district tournament for the Junior American Legion baseball teams will be held in Osccola Saturday and Sundjiy. according 1,0 W. H. Voss, Athletic Officer lor the Legion In Little Rock. Only four teams have qualified for the district tournament and they arc Manila. Jonesboro, Blylhe, vllle and Osccola. The managers of these four teams have been notified to meet in Osccola tomorrow noon for the drawings mid play will begin at '^ o'clock. All teams will play on Saturday and the winners of the two games will play In the finals on Sunday at 3 o'clock. This is Ihe first district tournament to be held in this section. The winner of the district will go to Little Rock to compete In the state tournament. Crackers Need Extra Inning To Trim Bears ATLANTA, Ga., July 19. (UP) — The Atlanta Crackers showed aenln Inst night wliy they nrc leading inc Southern Associnlion ixjiinaiH race by a wide maryln by lighting uack lo wJilp the Mobile Bears 4 to a In n lough 10-lnnlng struggle Whnt's more, they could take heart today In Ui- Tact mill somc- one besides their big three lincl fin- ally clmlkcil up a win us Newcomer Charley Mlstos turned In n sparkling two-lnnliin relief Job In Ills Mist uppciiruiicc. In a Cracker uniform. Mike "Shotgun" Shuba put the Hears out In front in the fouiDi InnliiB with a home- run and the Bears led 3 to 1 eolng Into the clciilh Inning. But the Crackers uu- llinbcrctl their bats to score two runs Ui the eighth to tie up the Biimc and then added another In the 10th for the margin of victory. At Memphis, tlie Clucks stayed at six and a hair games behind the leaders by scoring two runs In the eighth liming to squeeze out a 3 la 2 win over the Nashville Vols. By- ron Cook, ICHCUC leading hurlcr, turned III a four-lilttcr for the Chicks to rack up Ills eighth win against two losses. At Little Rock, the Chattanooga Lookouts rapped out 15 hits, including a homer by Angel Fleitas, to trounce the hapless Travelers 12 to 1. Luis Aloma scattered six lilts as he coasted to an easy v-'ln. At New Orleans, the Pelicans scored four times In the first Inning and were never headed as they scored a 7 to 3 win over the Birmingham Barons behind the affective southpaw pitching of Jesse Danna. Tonight, the Nashville Vols and the Memphis Chicks tangle In a twin-bill at Memphis while the oV\-_ er clubs continue their series A'llli single games. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville at Memphis, two. Atlanta at Mobile. Birmingham at New Orleans. Chattanooga at Little Rock. NATIONAL LKAGUE Philadelphia at St. Louis, night. Brooklyn «l Cincinnati. Boston at Chicago. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Boston. Cleveland r>t Philadelphia, night. Detroit at Washington, night. Only Barnes scheduled. Oj*n 7; Starts 7:3» p.m. AIR CONDITIONED • Friday »nrl Saturday DOUBLE FEATURE "ROARING RANGERS" Charles StnrrcK. Smiley Burnett Serial: "Jungle Haiders"; Shorts MIDNIGHT SHOW 11:00 p.m. "LIVE WIRES" Leo Gorccy, The Bowery Boys Also Sborls 37 44 44 •16 49 Mobile 45 49 Birmingham 40 SB Little Rock 3G 5B NATIONAL LEAGUE W. I,. 34 34 3G 43 41 44 47 48 serve clause. Action Is expected immediately on formation of the committee 30 34 Now York 3ti Pittsburgh 34 AMKKICAN LEAGUE W. I.. Boston .. G2 24 New York 50 35 Detroit ." 4l> 38 Washington 4'2 40 llcvclinul 40 45 St. Louis 37 47 Chicago 33 50 Philadelphia 25 58 Jill .495 AliS .417 .383 Pet. .530 .595 .550 .488 .4P8 .43U .434 .415 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Atlanta 4. Mobile 3. Memphis 3, Nashville 2. Chattanooga 12. Little Rock New Orleans 7. Birmingham NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 4. Brooklyn 2. Pittsburgh 7, New York 3. Boston fl, Chicago 3. St. Louis 5, Philadelphia 4. AMEUICAN LEAGUE , Boston 3. Chicago 2. ' Cleveland 7, Philadelphia '3. Washington 1, Detroit 0. New York 3. St. Louis 1. The soil of Illinois conic.! in three colors: light gray, black, and yellow. Read Courier News Want Ads. OTP^MM«WM__«__^^^ HM _^__^^ New Theater : Manila's Finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Matinee Saturday & Sunday B«i Opens Week Days 7:«fl p.m. Bit-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont, Showtnf "Comfortably Cool" which will represent the 480 players now In the major leagues. The joint committee of league officials and club owners expressed hope that preliminary work can be done "within a few weeks.' Baseball. Commissioner A. B Happy) Chandler confered with he league executives, but did not larticipatc in the meeting Chandler was Riven the 'responsibility for selection of the players' committee. It is expected that ic would ask each major league nanager to name a player representative. Indications that t|e •committee, would hold its first meeting July 2D developed last night at a secret meeting here between the' l?bston Braves and tlisir club president. Louis Pcrinl. The meeting was held to discuss demands previously submitted to the club owners. The demands included a minimum salary, payment of all players' expenses during spring train- Ing and re-arrangemcut of schcd-| Hies to eliminate double-headers, following night games. j During (he meeting a telegram, arrived from National Lcacne President Ford Frlck Inviting! Braves' representatives to meet with a committee July 29. I JUST ARRIVED! at WARDS Friday "Throw a Saddle on a Star" with Ken Curlis and Arteln Robtrls SERIAL AND COSIKDY AdBiission 14c and 30c Saturday "Sunvalley Cyclone" with Bill Enroll as Red Ryder SERIAL AND COMEDY ission Uc and 30c ===53eS=T RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: n «Ck* •yens at 7:M; PleUr* •Urti at 7:1*. v : - BATUKDAY OWL SHOW A LETTER for EVI£" k Marsha H«r.» and John C»rrol FtUS COMEDY 14c and 3tc Friday and Salortlay 'Under Arizona Skies" with Johnnie Mack Brown A IMi Chapter of "Kauted Harbor"; Cartoon SATURDAY OWL SHOW "Falcon Out West" with Tom C»nwjy * Barbara. Hale COMEDY Turkish Tov/els 68c WashCloths 16c Ladies Fancy Handbags .... 15c Rayon Panties . 59c Roller Skates 1.98 Radio Batteries 1 1-2 V "A" —90V "B" ... 4.89 Corde Handbags 7.50 267 Cotton Dresses ... 2.60 to 5.98 'Penny Prim" Dresses size 2 to 6 1.85 Men's 2-Tone Sport Shirts .. 3.69 2/10 Yards White Organdy ... 35c White Sidewall Rims 6.95 25 pet. 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