The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 23, 1949 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 23, 1949
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PAGE MX BLVl'HEVLLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, .TUNE 23, 1949 Cotton Pickers Chalk Up 14-7 Victory Over Marked Tree Nine In Legion Juniors' Ball Circuit Rlfhthtnder Gene Shanks got cood backing from his team mates both afield and at the plale yesterday and he hurled the Blytheville Cotton Pickefi to their second straight victor) 1 , a 14-7 decision over the Marked Tree Junior Legion nine. . It wai the Picker's fourth league win of the season coupled with seven non-league victories to give them a record of 11 wins against ionly two setbacks so far this year. The game was played at Marked • Sh»nks went the route for the •'Pickers, allowing on eight lilts ! while he and his team mates were .^collecting 21 off two Marked Tree •'hurlers. Every member of the Bly- 'thevllle lineup got at least one ] hit and all but Shanks scored at : least one run. Alvln Duclos, the Pickers hard- hitting second sacker, set the offensive pace for his team mates ' by slamming out four hits In six . trips and scoring three runs. Ted ; Vance, Mel Hay, Terry Moore O'Neal and Tom CalUs, each gol : three hits. Manila Defeats Oweola : In other league action yesterday. ' the Manila Legion nine hung up ; its first league win of the season » ta.v upsetting Osceola 5-4 on the Manila diamond. Over confidence •seemed to be Osceoln's biggest •"trouble as they threw (he game ' away in the late innings spoiling • the two-hit efforts of pitcher Tom' my Spires. Max Horntr went the distance for . Manila and gave up seven hits but " his team mates came through in 7 the clutches in the \ate iimii ; to keep him out of trouble. Manila •'. won the fame in the eighth frame ' on Osceola errors which allowed .• the three winning tallies to cross • the plate. , Osceola committed to(al of 12 errors. Luxora's scheduled contest with Blackburn-Stevens of Memphis was : postponed due to the lack of nlay: ing facilities in ./lemphis but '-. a practice tilt the Rodgers-Lynch Post entry dropped a 6-4 decision ^ to a Wilson iunior team. <• Pickers lo Play Here Sunday .; Sunday afternoc^'s schedule wil •'; find the Pickers returning home ; play Trumann .on-the Walker.Par] " diamond. The game is set for 2:30 ;' Osceola also plays at home meet F ing Harrlsburg and Manila »n< Luxora will tangle on the Luxora - diamond. '. Box <WO|4»: • BlvthfTillf 14, Marked Tree 7 . Slythevllle ; Vance s« . .Stires Ib . , Ducloj Ib ; Hay e Hopper cf O'Neal 3b Cmlliii If •':': Boyd rf -.. Shanks p . AB .. 3 .. 4 .. 6 C Totals ^/.-v.. Vtii.44 14 2 V Marked -Tr** 'f. : ~* r ; AB R ;' Bridge cf : 4 I •• Phillip* M '•: s o ' Well* Ib 5 0 ; White Ib 4 0 Spurlock If 4 1 Gill 3b 4 0 Ragy c s 3 I Davis rf 5 2 : : Rc*Kll p 4 1 • Huey p 2 n Totals n Manila S, OKeoU 4 AH R 'Hill 2b 5 0 ^Stevens cf 4 1 Spires p 3 2 •Watson Ib 4 0 'Shaneyfelt ss 4 0 hite rf ... eathers 3b askett c ... tnmons If . ^angston If .. 4 .. 4 .. 4 .. 1 .. 2 Totals . Manila rotherlon arter If .. etchnm Ib e 3b .... mb cf .. lewart ss shabraimcr iluatrick c r agner 2b ornej' p .. Totals . . If ..35 AB .. 2 .. 2 .. 4 .. 2 .. 4 .. 3 .. 4 .. 4 .. 3 .. 3 ..31 HOW THEY AMERICAN Sew York Detroit 'hilatielphla . .. !levetiind Boston . Vashington . ... Chicago St. Louis- NATIONAL Brooklyn St. Louis Philadelphia . ... •Joston New York . ...'.. Cincinnati Pittsburgh Chicago SOUTHERN Atlanta . ..'. Birmingham . ... Nashville Mobile New Orleans . Little Rock Chattanooga Memphis LEAGUE ' W L ____ 38 22 ....34 2« ---- J4 .... 30 .... 31 .... 20 .... 25 .... 18 LKAGUE W L ____ 36 24 ---- 35 24 ____ 35 28 ---- 34 28 ....30 29 ....25 ____ 34 ____ 22 38 LEAGUE W L ...... 37 ..'... 38 ..... 37 ..... 32 ..... 33 .,. .. 30 34 27 20 Pet 63: 56' 55' .52 ,52 49 .40* .30 PC ,60C S93 55t> 54 .501 .42 400 .361 Pet. .617 594 .578 .516 .493 .482 .403 .333 Two City League GamesScheduled , Four Teams Booked To Make Up Tilts Delayed by Rain Make-up action In (he Blyth»- IHe Y's city Softball League will yt resumed tonight with two more fllned-ont games slated to be play- d on the Walker Park diamond. The first game Is scheduled for 8 o'clock and will find the third jlace Sullivan-Nelson nine meet- ng Owens Druggists. In the second same set for 9:30 (\\e Phillips Motor Company rardmcn will meet the Holland Lions. Tonight's games were originally scheduled (or May 26 but were [jostponed due to rain, A win by Sullivnn-Nctson tonight would throw the Chevrolet boys nto a second place tie with the Blytheville Motor Company Motormen. Sullivan-Nelson has a won- lost record of 4-2 and Blytheville Motor Is boasting a 5-2 mark. The Poritmen and Holland are presently tied for (mirth place In the league standings with each having a 3-3 record Phillips moved into the tie Tuesday night with a victory over Owens. The Druggists are still seeking their first win of Sports Roundup NEW YORK, June 23 Ml— Johnny Mtze, currently a bench-rider with the New York Giants, probably will play first base for the National League in (lie all-star game next month Johnny was benched In favor of Joe La fata be cause he wasn't hitting In Ills old style and was fielding In his old style . . . Nevertheless he foiled ahead in the balloting when Eddie Waltkue was shot . , . Maybe that shows why the pennant races are so The veterans like Mtee are slipping a bit, but no newcomers have aj)iM?ared who are good enough to knock the old-timers off the all-star list . . . The balloting, in fact, shows only two real standouts—Brooklyn's Jackie Robinson and Detroit's George Kell, until you get down to outfielders. There's no doubt that the six guy.s on top in that department are real'.pros who belong on anybody's all-star team. Totals 35 Wilson AB Reverse English Boytes 21; 2 Speaking of nil-star games, Bob Cissell 2b 3 Feller isn't the only guy who doesn't Nixon 3b 3 like to >ilch in them . . . Lefty Robinson 3b Wilson Registers 6 to 4 Win Over Juniors in Luxora UXORA, June 23.—A junior team from Wilson High School d«(e»t*d the Luxora junior Legionnaires 6-4 in a practice tilt played here yesterday afternoon. The practice lilt was lined up when Luxora's Fifth District American Legion League game with the Blackburn-Stevens nine of Memphis was [postponed on the request of the Memphis team. McNab pitched for Wilson allowing Luxora nine hits. Owens worked for Luxora giving up 10 hits, Box Score: Luxora AB R H R. Tate ss 5 0 1 Church If VV. Tatc c Lunsford 3b-cf ... B. Tate 2b Hickerson ib Looney cf ,. Bennett 3b Garcia rf Stunbatjgh Owens i) . rf AB ,. 5 ,. 3 ,. 3 . 4 ,. 4 .. 4 .. 'i .. 2 .. 2 .. 2 .. 4 the season against -ses. The standings: Tram V Ark - Mo .. 7 Blvthtville .Motor...', Sullivan -Nelson..4 Holland 3 Phillips Motor .. :l straight los- Kazorback* . Owens Drur Pet. 1.000 .7M .667 .500 .500 .333 .167 .000 Doughboys To Mix With Osceola Nine (14 Yesterdav s . Results AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis 5-8 New York 1-10 Detroit 13 Boston 4 Chicago 4 W a.shi cif; ton 1 Cleveland 7 Philadelphia 3 innings) NATIONAL LEAGUE , CiuclmvaU 4 Brooklyn 3 (II innings) Chicago 9 Boston 8 Pittsburgh 12 Philadelphia 3 St. Loute 11 New York 8 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Atlanta 3 Little Rock 1 Mobile 12 Chattanooga 0 Only game* scheduled Today's Games AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at New York Chicago at Philadelphia St. Louis at Boston Cleveland aj, Washington (All night games) NATIONAL LEAGUE ~— Brooklyn at Cincinnati. ''• Z.^ New York at St. Louis Boston at Chicago Philadelphia at Pittsburgh SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Birmingham, night. Little Rock at Atlanta (2), night. Chattanooga at Mobile, night. ' Nashville at New Orleaiis, night. The American League junior baseball state champion Little Rock Doughboys, win make their first appearance in Northeast Arkansas tonight when they play the Osceola Junior Legion nine nt Hale Field In Osceola. ' The Doughboys will be making their annual trip through Eastern Arkansas and hnvc scheduled games with several other- {unEor Lesion teams in this vicinity. The Little Rock club IIR.S won the slate championship for the past three years and Is favored io lake the state crown ngniti this year. Sunday afternoon the Osceola Legionnaires will meet Harrisburg at Hale Field. Tonight's game is scheduled for 8 o'clock and Sunday afternoon's for 2::iO. ^'ovington, a colorful character who |Burch If pitches for the Tampa Smokers. W. Alexander was sounding off recently about the Florida International League's all- tnr contest the other niflht . . . I'm too valuable to my team to work my arm off for a gold fonse- ball," Lefty protested "1 can't live on the honor—my grocer still charses nie 15 cents a load for bread "... At this point Owner Tom Sptuola intervened with U\e command: "If you feel that way. Lefty, then don't pitch. But just don't pitch and keep your innuth shut alxHit it."... John McMullan. reporting the Incident for the Miami Daily News, commented: "For years Lefty had been told by various exasperated managers a'(' owners to shut up and pitch. Now. for the first lime, he had been told the reverse—don't pitch but shut up." Sports mention The pre-season football brochure from Texas Christian U. devotes three full pages to miarterback Lindy Berry. Supiwse they'd be mad if somebody picked Linrly for an all-American team? . . . Gardner Dickinson of Louisiana State, who licet for the medal with a record score In the NCAA golf tournament lust year but didn't gel it. will be back for another shot next week. Gardner had to leave right after Ihe qualifying round lo report at ROTC camp, and rules specify that the medalist must play at least one match. 0 If 4 Moorlny cf 4 McNab p 3 Webb c 3 arreU ss 2 Unde.-wood Ib 3 Johnson rf 3 About 40 billion dollars in gold has been mined since Columbus discovered America in 1492. Dots All, Brothers Jim Connolly, celebrated Cards Gain Valuable Ground With an 11-8 Win Over Giants Totals 32 6 10 Sugar Bowl Classic To be Played Jan. 2 NEW OIU.EANS, June 23. M' The next Sugar Bowl football game will be played Monday Jan. 2, instead of New Year's Day. President Prank Schaub of the New Orleans Mid-Winter Sports Association announced the change from the usual date today. He said H is Sugar Bowl policy to avoid Sunday football classics $70 Million Public Works Program Asked WASHINGTON. June 23 (ff"l— A new $10,000,000 public works planning program has been proposed In the senate. The bill would authorize the money for loans to public agencies for planning works to be built ".when the economic situation makes construction advisable." Sponsors Include Senator Mc- Clcltan of Arkansas. Read Courier News Want Ads. of sea stories, has been awarded his Harvard track H for winning the top. step and jump at the 1896 Olympics after Knrvard had den- led him leave of absence to compete . . . After 50 years he's entitled to ask "what the H7" •'. . . Phyllis! Kessler, drum majorette of the I Green Bay Packers Lumberjack | band, will compete in the Miss America contest at Atlantic City in August . . . Phyllis is proof that writer i fi " 15 _ we . rc wrong when they said tlic at. Packers weren't much to look By Joe Belehler AuoeUttrf rnw 8p*rti Writer Quick now,' who U the regular first baseman of the St. Louis Cardinals? The average baseball fin probably has to think twice before answering "Vernal (Nippy) Jones," but the 24-year-old sophomore first sacker. In his colorless, but efficient way. is doing a bang-up Job .for Manager Eddie Dyer. In the Cards' last nine games with Brooklyn, Philadelphia and New York. Jones has wrecked enemy pitching for 17 hits in M times at bat. He's driven in 17 runs and boosted his season mark 41 points to a respectable Jll. Jones collected three hits last night lo help the Cards defeat the Giants. 11-8. The victory moved the Redblrds to within a half game of the first place Brooklyn Dod- aers. who were defeated by the Reds in Cincinnati, 4-3. Cincinnati had to go 11 Innings lo defeat Ihe Dodgers. Three successive sineles by Peanuts Lowery. Orarly Hutton and -Walker Conner furnished Ihe winning run after no -vere out Ewell Blaokwell olt- ihlne fwo and a third innings of relief. rppi>i»pfl credit for his first vi'-t'w r( the seosnn. Cubs Hammer Braves 'A trio of homers by F'r-i-man Jcinh. Hank Saner and Pilcher li^vev AdMns heh>»d the list nlace -.WI-BCO Cubs outlast the Boston 'roves. 9-«. Bob Munr.rl'f. one of the 10 nitehors u?etl in the i was cr»Hited with his first victorv a Cub. Dluo Restilli. rookie Pittsburgh itfio'rtor. celebrated the end o his first week in the majors b blastlnz two homers—his fourth anil fiftVi—to lead the Piraies to 12-3 triumph over RoVnn Robert and the phtlatMuhia Phillies. Vi I.omharrli went all the way to tintch his fisrt victorv of the season. The' Detroit. Tlecrs regained sec ond nlace from the Philat!el"><i' Athletics, dofeatini! the Ped So in Boston. 13-4. while the A's wer bovine to the Cleveland Indians li a 14-innin^ thriller. 7-3. The tri umoh. coupled with New York snlit in its doubleheader with th St. Louis Browns, left the Ti" four eames behind the front-run ning Yankees. Yanks. Browns Split 'The Yankees received a scar from the cellar-dwelling Brown who whipped them, 5-1, in th opener. However, the Yankees cam back to outscore the Browns, loin the nightcap. In the other Ame ric;>n League game, the Chicae White Sox, behind the steady hur ing of southpaw Bill Wight, de feated the Senators in Washingtor 4-1. The Browns came within an eye lash of winning a doublehead from the Yankees. They knocke out Vic Raschl, belaboring the ac righthander with 13 hits in less six innings of the nightcap, ut Tommy Henrich's 14th homer the tat of the sixth, with one an aboard broke up an 8-g tie. Dole Mitchell's triple with the bases loaded broke a 3-3 tie i ave the Indians a 14-inning i nph over the A's. The win mo 1 Tribe Into fourth place he Red Sox, Bob Lemon, who aced starter Gene Bearden he eighth, allowed one run even Innings to receive credit Is seventh victory. Call Schrie| as the loser. Nothing new has 1 been added ALL KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY OLD STYLE SOU I LOUISVILLE. KENTUCKY NEW Box Opens Week Days 1:IMI p.D Matinee Saturday & Sunday 5*t.-Sun ] p,m (Jont Showin Manila, Ark. 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