The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1947 · Page 7
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THURSDAY, JUNK 19, 1017 BI.YTHEVILLE' (ARK.)' COUfttER NEWS Cotton Pickers Lick Lonoke Nine Blythcville's Legion Juniors Victors by Margin of 16 to'9 The niylheville Cotton Pickers briny, up victory immb?r six yes- leixlr.y afternoon as they pounded Ihe v^no Mmokc legionnaires 10 to 11 T?,^ wild came at. Hie Air Un™ diamond. Coach Joe Whltley, cndeavorinc to find .in aiisuer lo lii s pitcher Mtuation, fooled everyone and g&ve the startini! mound assignment to Dudley Hardy, a first baseman Hardy not off to a bad start bv walking the first man to lace lii-n but ;;naj;|:i>d back and retired the next two in order. His wildn";s Kot ihe best of him in the thiVd Inline and he allowed five run s '(' cross ihe nlale. He wr.s relieved i.i 'he fourlli by A!vm IJnclos vvr f-ave way to Harold Ward in the sixth. Bil! Thonipson hurled fo- T.onoke. Tlie Cotton Pickets took an ear lead, scorim: live runs in the fir frame an,( five in Ihe second They added three more in the fifth two m the seventh and one in the ei?ht)i for the, necessary runs ''beir lead was nen-i M ]947 Edition of BIytheville 'Cotton Pickers' PAGE SEVEN The tan edition of the BlyltievilteV American Legion Junior Baseball learn, tlie Cotton Pickers. has a record of four wins against six los-.cs ;or the reason. They will meet a strong 1'ort Smith learn at the Air Bate diamond tills altemoon and then take off on a week-long road trip. Tlie team; iiell to right I ::eated— Leon Ashby. pitcher ami intielder; Kenneth Merrill, pitcher; Bob Mullen, pilelier ar.it umfi ''' lil ' 1; :llltl I)011 li ' >lni ' 1 '- PiK-'her and Inlicld'-r. j llelder Courier News I'linlo, Si cnml row C.'oach Joe Whitley, I.loy.l Koonl/. jr. catcher; 11. O. llelknap. utility infteldor; Clilt Wixson. outfielder; .Jack Otu-los. inficldcr; llumet Smith, inl'irlder; and Jerry Ilolllngbwui 111. Mar.; Hack row- L.aymati llinscm, utiliiy inlieUli-r; Gordon Hammock, uinilcltler; l.avon Kaslcy, oulliclder; Dill I/inn. calchrr; AK'in Duclos, liiteher; Harold Ward; oul- l Nick Hhivley. business manager. Blackwell Gets No Hit, No Run Victory at Expense of Braves Wniltey took noon when they meet the F,)!l poilnnilv and, smith I.c!-.ionnaire.s al the Air team's mana,cr." Jerrf tlm,,^ i "j^ ^ »>««" °*«"" <°* uorth^id "Wulch Fob" Smii,,, iho j aa't,,^,' ™™™&«X^ m ^™;\. K ™*.*^ ""• ta,, right- at the hands of Mississippi County teams. The O;c.cola L^ion nin- thumped them 27 lo lo on ,,. Pridav ni (! lu and leave lo, Forrest City to open •a weet:-Umi; road trip. Caruthersville Expects Strong Grid Team for '47 Competition that hurled for 13 innings Hot Springs last week. Oseeola High .School field Tuesday afti-rncoii. They play in Mini' i this afternoon. Pickers will c'ou- handei against probably will face Fort Smith in tomorrow's coldest. Merrill showed , sisnis of a little arm trouble in the I M mil l ginu Slliul i\ but ipjieaivd ! ready to »o in \vjii-iu up practice. vcstrrd i ifteinoon r Easy Pay •ir Work?' "It's Our Specialty!' If you vranf lo pay weekly, numllily or on farmers terms for repair work on you farm machinery, you can have it done here easily. RriiiK IIK your repair work ami play safe. You can't save money by doini; it yourself if "real" trouble is the result! Our rniM'hank'K arc faclorv-lrained. Conch Einll Boepple of Carnih-' ersvllle High K-.-hool announced his 1!!!7 foolball schedule this ',ve:.-. with the exception of an o^en da!-.on Nov. 7 which he is anxious to till. He is willing to play a team .vithin a 400-mile radius of Ca- inthersville. c said lie had seven rc- leltertneu from last year's £<|imd which was runner-up for Ihe ^oulbeast Missouri cllampioiisi-ip to I be champion Perry vill-: '.earn in the play-off. The Carutliersville itKgregaii vi will be sparked by All-Confer Mice Center James lllimby who was li.e unanimous selection for that title Inst year, ihimby is describe.1 by Coach lieopple as "an unusual bail player" and will handle the s:;;ral in addition to his snapp-i'- Ijack duties. Wilford Crawford, triple threat i'fick and place-kicking specialist, will lead the backlleld candidate?. Although injured last year. Cr.r.v- ford showed the Canithersville tans plenty or all around backfield ability and Coach Boepple is expectin!: great things from the speedster next Fall. Crawford kicked poinls after touchdowns last year vuMi nonofo- nous regularity as be hoOJ^d 23 strait-lit without, a miss. lie fulishr:! the season with a total of 2ti'ex- tra . points .ami. only, missed lluvi (iuriliK the season. Bill Morgan and Aubry T.irplry fnll back and blocking 'back ri-s • I pretfully, will round out the ba;k- field. Three Letlermen in Line Three lelternien will return in BASEBALL STANDINGS SOD'I'liKUN LKAGUK W. Mobile . .............. 44 24 New Orleans .......... 4326 Clialtanooijj ......... .IS 34 Nashville ............. y> 32 Atlnntti ............. 3:1 34 Memphis [I.itlle Hod: 2J 38 23 44 AMEHICAN New York . Boston . Detroit Cleveland . Philadelphia Washington Chicago . . St. L'mis . . W. I;. si •a 2!) 21! 27 23 2:i 22 7.1 TO 22 27 25 31 21 31 DELTA IMPLEMENTS Inc. I Ihe line. Buck Turner will be the only tackle, to return. Al guard Joe Neely. Ihe last of the Neely's (there were four of Illcm on last year's squad), is the only holdover. Boepple snUI he would start practice Sept. 1. Tie pointed out Hint a new Big Eight Conference rulini,' requires :!I days of actual practice before, a team may play a same Hocpple declared that he plans lo run from a short-punt formation as he did last year but might add a few plays from the single wing to Ihe team's repertoire. Cape Oirardeau has recently been taken into the His Eight Conference which also includes Caruthrrs- ville. Sikeston, Kennelt. Jackson. Poplar Bluff, Perryvillc and Charleston. The schedule follows: At Carutbersville: Sept. 26. Hayti Oct. 10. Sikeston Oct. 31. Jackson Nov. 7. open Nov. 27, Kennett NATIONAL I.EA<iUE w. r.,. Hoslon 31 23 New York 2!) 21 Chicago 2:1 24 Hi odds n . •. 2!) 25 St. Louis 27 28 .491 Cincinnati 5730 .474 Philadelphia 2433 .421 Pittsburgh 2032 .OT Yesterday's Results "SOUTHERN LEAGUE"" Mobile 6. Memphis 2 (14 timings). Ne-.v Orleans 0. Little Rock 7. 'NashviUj: 11, iBirminghaiii s". Chattanooga G. Atlanta 5 (11 innings). AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland <), Washington 3. Oucai-o at New York. rain. netrc.it at Philadelphia, rain. Boston 0, Et. Louis 6 (15 innings). - NKW YOHK, June 19. Baseball's newest no-hit Skinny K.vell Illuekwell of ll Reds, who has the build and Ihe nervous system of a cucumber, threatened to enpiiyale the nntton's li'glon of .JKIHS fans today as did the 'one ami only Babe Knlh aflr-v Ihe first world war. The FIVMIO flash, another of a !on|j line ot K ieal stars to hall from California, turned In the masterpiece ol his brief but meteoric pitohlni; c neer in a drlr/.'.e al Cincinnati last ni 1; iii when he stopped the .HliiKi-.inij Dosio]) Hraves wllhoin a slnule bini'.le for a (i to o victory. And at tin finish when his Jov- ous team mates .smi'ounded him, the 24-year-old Cirlifornlan flashed a touch ot the cockiness 11ml endeared linth to bis fans by re- markliiK. "1 knew a.i mom- I had a hlller mid I certainly bore down | hr the nlnlh to miike'II sure. Now can Iiv to duplicate my (rieni Johnny Vandermeer's Jab ol rlleh- nit two no-hiUcr s In a row. 1 And if history will just do its irl by reiieallm; Itself, lllackwell vlll have the perfect opportunity i'.l its rrext slart. For a.s 'i was in 1038 when Van- lermeer elcclrifted the sjHirl.s world Viy ptlciiiiii; two no-hitUrs In a row for ihe lirsl time In hlslory. Ills Initial vtcliiiis.vwcrc the Kruveri. In his next start ],c faced and no- iltled Hie Dodiiers. And. Illuekwell U rlue to start next iiijatnst '.lie Dodncrs on Sunday. Valldel nicer. slill a pilehhu; mainstay for the lleds. said that he "hopes lilarky will do II.." •It was (he first no-hitter in Uie malors since iinother of baseball's Pet Ohio pilcbinn ninslers. Hobby Kell- .ti-17 er. tnrrred one In against* the Yau- mi kees on April 33 ot last season. llravrs l.nse Tup SIKI! .SCO niackwell's no-hlller. his eight ii .493 straight viclory and his Kith of Ihe .471) season, knocked the Hraves out of AO& first place and It was rdl Ihe more .343 remarkable because it came ^nt a time when Boston bad the hottest hittinn slieak in Ihe maJDrs. Prior Pet lo their hll famine aisalnsl utaekv. .S74 they had made 52 hlLs for 42 runs in their lusi fmir stnrls, an nvernise ,S40 of 13 per ijiime. .511 He gave up four walks and did .501 not concentrate on his special'.)'. .4-1!) strike outs, in which lie leads Itie .441 National l,'jjii;ue. Ho whiffed only .•104 three batlers. but Ihe last. Ciirvel Cllngini) llowell. struck out swinv'lni; to end Ihe name, Pc.t, The Deils 1 new first baseman. .57' Babe. Yoimx. would have been the ..Ml'bit! hero on any other occasion luf .517 bo drove in all of his team's runs .037 with a pair of three-run homers. final Qualifying Round Begins in PGA Tourney iUP)--il}j. wiilklnn Tommy Holmes, tlie first hero, nun lo face him and tie wj-..s s.ic- riflced to .second. Kowell their Incd 1,0 shorlstoi) Kdilte Miller and lolmes was doubled off second. Ulackwell dldn'l walk another baler unlil Johnny llopp got m: wP'n one out In Ihe seventh. In the eighth, when he said hl s pltelrcs were "sailirrg in Ihe wind," ti t walked Phil Mas! and Slbbl Sl.st with one out. iben n-tlred five ii a vow to end (he tfiune, Hlnrkwell. a war-MM-o. who not his lU^G Spring triiinlriK by piu-hhiit i no-bitter for Ihe Army oceu- Diitlon for:-e> In Berlin's Nvieiiib.TK Sladium. was makiui; his first .start this season under the llnhts. l.asl year, his first In Ihe majors, he came In after the season hiul started and won nine pimr.;, six of them shutouts with Ihe sixth place Ucds. Ills victory lasl iiii-hl wn.s his thlid sliulout of the 1H-I7 campaign. 'rbe Giants took over (he League lead from the llrrtves by baunliiB mil 'JO lill s to defeal Ihe'plrule.s al rill^burith, 1'J lo f>. \V.dker C'ooper hil a Giant homer while Hank Gn-cnbern hit Iwo and Ualph ttot one tor the Hues. Cards U'ln Aucrllier 't'he D-.nli'.ers ciime fi'oin liellln:! lo win I heir second straight nt (;hlciiKO. r> lo II, rookie Gl| Ifodit'vs iiiellini; Ills second major league ihil. a homer for Die deciding run. I Al 'lll'iixle pitched (In- CaidlnrK lo (heir seventh slralt;hl victory nl Kl, l.nuis. 5 to '.'. as Ibev .sewed I il up ai;aln:,l Ihe Phillies wilh UETIIOIT, June 10. (UP) — Pro liolfers began Ihe final IB-holes o: <liiallryliiK round modal piny for thc '-'tith annuiil P.O. A. tourney today with no li)<>mlnr< as Ihe ma[;lc lot ill necessary lo ;)«n:it a l'.H:y C'i to continue [ilny (or the chnmi)len.'.h:;>. Clarence Doser. u8-ic:ir-oi'.l veteran from llurlsdiilr, N Y.. led Ihe Held of Ml afler i;i-hul?'i ye-jlcr- day with ii llve-nnd'jr-i:,ir 07. Ilirre unearned runs In the first inning. Terry Moore hit a (Jardl- i mil homer hi Ihe seventh. ' The lied Sox had to ISO lf> Innings ut nikht In lloston (o win their eighth slraltjlit II to 5. wl'.h Ihe hnrd-dylni! Itrownies i-' l c v *c- llms. II wus a wild affair In whb'r Hie teams were deadlocked 2-a in Ihe nlnlh. ;i-;j In the lilth and 5-5 in the I4lh a s each rcfusrd lo gU'e ground, lilliy Hiteheoclcliit n Ht. l.onls homer hi Ihe 14th. Hmlle Te'llrels s'tarted Ihe wliinlnj; rally Ji'. tlie I5tli with a single ami a sa.-- riflce mid Johnny Pi-sky's fifth hit. a slnule, sent in the l>li; tally. Mil I'.irnell, slxlh Boston pitcher, received Ihe victory. The Indians moved into fourth place at Washington wilh a I) lo 3 victory In which I hey made 14 hit-;. The Chicaro al New York and Detroit .it Philadelphia American l.'.-iH'.uc j;ame s were i-.ilncd onl. yesterday's stur—Kivell lllack- wcll ot the Heils, who pitched a nci-hii. no-run ivnne. first in llu- uiajors since April 30, V.MO, lopping Hie Hi aves. 0 to 0. <)|ini at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 7:30 p.m. l.asl Time Today "Tarzan and the Leopard Woman" with .lolinnv Welssimiller, Brrjutn .l Johnny Hlu-l'Iield I'uv lAIuvlelone News Aluj Shorls NATIONAL LEAGUF 'New York 12. Pittsburgh 5. Brooklyn 5. Chicago 3. Cincinnati 0, Boston 0. HI. L:>nis 5, Philadelphia 2. Harvard Out-Rows Yale NF.\v LONDON. Conn.. June I!). <UP>—Harvnrd's varsity crew boasted its ninth consecutive victory over Yale loday after sweeping to a two- leiiBth runaway triumph in the country's oldest rowing classic on Ihe four-mile Thames Kiver co-irsc. Blackwcll started itnlniiiresslvely Today's Games ; SOUTHERN LEAGUE 'iMoblle nt Memphis. j Allantn ut. Cliattanooija. New Orleans at l,Ull<- Hock. Biinlini'hain at Nashville. 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