The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 26, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 26, 1946
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-> >> *•• • > FACT ant BLYTHEVILLE (A^K.) COURIER NEWS — •—~ FRIDAY, JULY 26, 1946 Hustlers BySalibaTeam Softball League's Top Team Held Scoreless .For Six Innings TVo Hurlers of Past Glory Emerge to W/n New Laurels A record breaking crowd witnessed the . sof (ball game in Walker Park last night when the Sal'Jja -Wholesale Grocery team defeated the first place Loy Elch Hustlers 8 to 3. : The action started early when the first Loy • Elch batter drew a base on balls. The next two reached base by a fielder's choice and an error respectively (hen a safe bunt by D. ,cald\yell and a wile! throw brought In three runs to give the Hustlers an early lead. Saliba came back In their halt of the. first inning and tied tin: score on two walks, two hits anil an error. After the first Inning the Loy Elch team failed to score again but the crowd never lost interest in the game'because if. was a hard fought battle throughout. In Saliba's half of the second inning they made five tallies with hits by Bevill, Hunn, Chltmnn and Hall, making the score 8 to 3 in their favor. The game ended with that score bill players for ))n',h teams reached base throughout the game. Bear and Foster made up I he battery for Loy Eich anrt Whittle and Hall was pitcher and ca'ch- er for Saliba's respectively. At present BaiiD.i and Loy Men have lost two games eacii but due to the fact that Loy Eicli has played seven games ami fiallba has only played five. Loy Eich still leads the !cas;uc in percentage. In the other game pliiye:l at Walker Park last night the Owen's Cowboys ' look a well played game from the Montgomery Ward Crack, cr-jacks 1 to 4. Owen's runs came In the first, third, fifth and sixth when they scored one, two, tliree and'one run respectively to make their total seven. Montgomery Ward put across two in the fourth and two in tli c sixth to produce four runs. This game was marked by heavy hitting which Included six triples, five by Owens and one by Montgomery Ward. Mosley wielded the big bat for the Cowboys, (letting a triple, a double and a single for loiir trips to the plate. Fisher of Owen's pitched a masterful game and struck out seven Montgomery Ward batters. Stabler made up the other half of the battery'for-Owens. Eaton and Chapman was the battery for Montgomery Ward. NEW YORK. July 20. lUP»—Tft'o fine pitchers, whose greatest moments or stardom on the diamond are behind them, were keeping Cincinnati's remote pennant hopes alive today with comebacks Dorn of courage and nurtured In disappointment. Not much Is heard any more about Johnny Vandermeer, the double no-hit kid or 1938. nor about Bucky Walters, (he national League's most valuable player In 1D3D. The Reds themselves seem destined to a role or obscurity despite the fact that their fourth lilac; position in the National League, they are a half game closer lo the arid by Rookie Del Ennls gave Donnelly enough runs. Bob Elliott hit n Pirate homeT and scored > the lirst name winning run alter smashing a triple. The White Sox beat the Red Sox for the sixth time In nine games al Chicago this year, winning 3 to ' as lefty Edgar Smith rationed the Iraguc' leaders wltli eight sl The defeat reduced Boston's place edge to n games. Relief pitcher Joe Berry won his o-Aii game against his ex-t'.'am mates, the Athletics wlien he doubled and scored after two singles to give the Indians a a to 8 win nt Cleveland. They made 19 hit", Nashville Vols Lick Bears 4-3 leading Brooklyn Dodgers than the! their season high, off four pl'.ch- sccqixi place Yankees . are to the Red Sox In the American. But without the roar of "the crowd, the big headlines and I he hero-worship thai is reserved for champions. Lefty Vandermeer and aging right-hander Walters arc doing all rlgyt' for themselves. Each has won six straight games, together [licy form a great one-two combination that n\nks with an/ pair of "money pitchers" In the league. And if the Reds could Just to get some of those acutely scarce base hits to back up (Meir pitching and strong defensive :>!ay. i live team might yet make a bid j for the National League flag. Vandermeer's chief stock In trade last night as he shut out the liraves at Boston, 1 to 0 on lour hits and walked but one batter wa:; his control. It was because he onr.i; locked it that he was sent back to the minors even after pitching those consecutive no-hitters. Wildness by Johnny Sain In the eighth, plus two fielding lapses gave the Reds their run without a lilt, Bobby Adams scoring when second nnscs- man Connie Rvan threw luvay a double play ball. On the previous day, the 3(i- ycar-old Walters, who started Ins career as a third baseman, won his sixth straight, beating the Braves, 2 to 1. The Dodgers lengthened ttielr lead to a game and a half with a significant 4 to 1 victory Over the cubs at Brooklyn, in which Hal Gregg proved he was ready once more to be a dependable .tarter. Gregg, who suffered a nvus- :le 'injury on May 14, hadn't won i game since May 1, but mastered he Cubs most of the way, getting nlo trouble only in the eighth when he gave up three straight singles for their otily run. R-joklc Carl Furiloo drove in two urns with two hits while Dixie Walker got .hrec hits and score;! twice. The Cardinals, bidding for tnclr fifth straight sweep of a double [leader had to settle for a spill at. New York, winning the opener. 'I to 1 behind the clutch pitching of Howio Pollet. then dropping the second game, (j lo 1 as Montia Kennedy pitched a three-hit same for the Giants. Bill Voisclle, who threw only four pitches In the opener, was sent to a hospital us. Hie losing pitcher when Uert -Hch- oendicnst smashed a line drive against his knee for a single alter which Harry Walker homered. Vol- selle's knee injury is expected lo keep him out for two or three weeks. After the Walker homer. Mike Budnick pitched shutout-ball. Kennedy received 12-hit suppori. including n homer by Jack Graham as the Giants beat the Cards for the 10th time in 1(1 sturts. The Pirates beat the Phils 01 Philadelphia, 2 to 1 on John Lanning's pitc.hinE, then dropped :> 0 to ^2 decision In which cx-Cardi- Only 4','j years ago an airliner nal pitcher Sylvester (Rlix> Dem- required 49 employes and six pilms nelly hurled a six-hit game in His to operate. Today an airlincv re- Philly debut. Homers by FranKie quires 87 employes and nine pilots. McCormick. with two men abase. ero. Hank Edwards got Ills second homer in as many days. The Senators brec/cd to an 9 to 3 victory at Detroit, lashing 13 hits off five pitchers while \<n". Scarborough took It easy lo his sixth game. The Drowns and Yankees were not scheduled. Softball Field At Leachville To Be Lighted i Girls hatting ' averages on the Plt/.patrick Jewelry Store. O. K. Cab, J. C. Penney, and Hart's Dak- cry girls Softball teams are: Name Team AH II I'd. B. Paukey. Fit/ 8 •! .!>00 M. Bevill, O. K. Cab... 5 4 .500 M. A. Buncll, O. K. Cab 2 1 .500 Wilson, Penney 2 1 .!>00 W. Hawkins. Fit/. 11 5 -.-tr>ri S. Hevlll, O. K. Cab 7 3 .429 B'bra Whltllei O. K. Cab 7 3 .42!! T. Grimes, O. K. Cab., a :i .:n5 Hopper, Hart n :i .333 J. Shelton, Fltx 10 :i .300 M. Hawkins. Fit'/ B 2 .222 R. Bevill, O. K. Cab... 0 2 .222 II. Lastcr. Pilx '.I '!. .222 M. L. Whittle. O. K. Cab 9 2 .222 T.-Bolln, O. K. Cab.... 5 1 .2011 Igleharl, Fit-/. f> 1 .201) Chicago League Leaders And Memphis Chicks To Tangle Tonight ATLANTA. On., .'lily 20. (UP) Big Bill Aycrs, llic New York CJI-j ojpt nuts bound foikbiillu: 1 , Lakes thy; IJJ.5J inouncl tonight for tlic league lea<t-' ng Atlanta Criickers In quest of his IHlh win of the season as the Crackers open a four-K:ni)e series with ill? second place Memphis Chicks. In the: only Southern Association game played lust night, the Nashville Vols" turned !!! lilts Into four runs to whip the Mobile Bears 4 to a. Catcher Clifl Dapper of tho Hears homered in the slxtli inning to ti3 up the ujinic 3 to :i hut the Vjls. bounced hack with ,1 run in the last I of the seventh to take the name. Oale Aklerson, who relieved Ruvs Meyer In I lie .second inning, received credit for the win \vhllc ErJ Smolko was cliarged with the loss. The Vols and Hears continue thefr M'rir.s loinorrov/ iilnht while new series Ix'twreii the Litllc Rock Travelers and IlirminRhiim Barons and the New Orlean.s Pelicans an<i Chil- tanooya l.ook(jnts ^et underway Birniin^liani and Chattanooga. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 4, Mobile 3. Only garni! scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 3, Boston 1. Washington 8. Detroit 3. Cleveland 9, Philadelphia a. Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Kt. Louis 2-1, New York 1-6. Urooklyn 4, Chicago 1. Pittsburgh 2-2, Philadelphia 1-0. Cincinnati 1, Boston 0. School Planned At U. of A. for Grid Mentors Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at, Atlniuu. Little Rock at Bli'mlnglmin. ,M<:hlla in Nashville. New Orleans al Chattanooga. NATIONAL LEAGUE I'MUIjwgh nt Brooklyn. Cincinnati at New York. Chicago at Philadelphia. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN I.KAC1UK Phlladclphin at Detroit. Now York nt Chlcngo, night. IJnsUJii at St. Louis, night. Washington at Cleveland, nlylit Pilot-training under the GI 131 of Ri«hts Is cxjMicted to produu . .... _ . ,„ 1,300,000 civilian pilots in the ncx Little Rock lrnv.| nvi . yca| . Sj whlclv , s u!/j Ume . , r number trained [or military llyhi iliinjn; the war. Softball Girls Record High Averages at Bat Members of Croom-Yoimg American Legion Post 205 of Leaclivlll?, with the Chamber of Commerce, will sponsor a $G50 project- for lighting the'softball field, it was decided at the post meeting Tuesday night at The Hut. Guests of honor n t the session were L« e Bearden, state representative, and Mayor Joe Wheeler. Members agreed to purchase W new chairs for The Hut. meeting room and -delegates • were chcser for the State Convention to be lick Aug. 18-21 in Little Rock at the Jo'Poh T- Robinson auditorium. The Saturday night political rally in Leachville for Mississlpi) County also was.discussed' and. final plans mane. Baseball Standing? SOUTHERN I.KAMJK W. I:. Atlanta Memphis Chattanooga Nashville New Orleans . .. Mobile Birmingham .. .. Little.. Hock AMKU1CAN Boston . . New York . Detroit . . Washington Cleveland . St. Louis . 57 5-1 M 53 •1(1 42 38 LKACiUK ^V. I-. G« 27 I". Hawkins. Fit/ S B. Huey, Fit/. 11 W. Hull. V'A-'. 0 Aired, Penney 7 P. Manlcy. O. K. Cab... W. Mclirldc. Fit/.. M. Morgan. Pity.. . .200 .182 .101 .1-13 .143 .100 .100 Movies will be shown to passengers on trans-ocean Clipper planes while travelint; 300 miles per hour. Philadelphia . ... NATIONAL Brooklyn St. Louis . Chicago . Cincinnati Boston . New York . Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh . 31 S9 43 47 51 M 03 I'd. .022 .543 .540 .525 .515 .455 .41G .3'lli Pet. .710 .r>M .572 .511 .4H4 .433 .400 Sun.-Mon., July 28-29 ISox Office Opens t ii.m. Continuous Showing PAYETTEVILLE, Ark., July 2'}. UP)—Athletic officials at tlu' Uni- erslly of Arkansas announced Iwe oday that a three-day caachins chool for high school coaches would be held Aug. 15, 16, and n | Graziano Foregoes Tune-Up Bout August 16 NEW YORK, July 20. Middleweight challenger (UP) — Rocky Graziano's announcement that ha will not fight a tuneup bout at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 10 cleared the way for negotiations today for a 10-:ound Garden match between Florida's Purple Hs.irl inder the direction of Umvursit'y \ heavyweight Tommy Gome/, and lead Coach John Barnhill. j Jersey Joe Walcotl on that dale. The program for the first day will Include a talk by Barnhil; or. 'Arkansas offense," and a discus- ilon led by Dcke Hrackett on "percentages of football." Addresses will be made to the roup by all of Uarnhill's coaehii'ia staff, and also by Gene Lambert, Jniversity of Arkaiisas basketball coach. Ora/.iano said yesterday that he will rest until his postponed title fight with Champion Tony Zale nl Yankee Stadium on Sept. 20. Heavyweight. Challenger Tpinl Mauriello. scheduled to meet .loo Louis at Yankee .Stadium on Sept. 18, opened his camp at Asbury Ps'.rk. N. J., yesterdtiy. IS GETTING UP GETTING YOU DOWN? Thousands say famous doctor'f discovery gives blessed relic! (vote irritation of the bladder caused by «cc:s acidity in the urin« Why suffer needles*'/ from Ijackacl ci, JKI, l "'iS«> < '"j'"« ™y "DR."* KILMER'S SWAM!' ROOT, the rcmwnwd her!:!-! mJdklno. SWAMP HOOT ads on Ih. Ltrfncvs to promote the Itow of ui-me nnd reli"°o t'SullMomc r«cc» acidity. O, M- y,u, el-rated -or » e.'™ l ":'!"> .P'|V*'««". Dr.Kllnicr'f Is a c»re!;ilJy blendedconiM. nailon of 16 I'" 1 ". '• c '° ls ' «s»laljl«». l»l- "anu. AlsoluicJy norftrne. harsli or habit. ««tioD. AM d.uscisls Swarao Root. I.EACUK w. r. 55 3-1 54 3(i 47 43 42 3!) 37 35 Pet. .IH8 .000 .540 .500 .407 .43.3 .435 .3'JH FELIX A. CARNEY City Radio Repair Radios and Appliances 324 E. Main St. Phone 2407 Modernize Your Kitchen with one of our New Metal Cabinets and Sink The ''Nationally" known EJLGIN T,ine . . . 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Friday and Saturday "KID RANGER" with Bob Slcelc I.uln Comedy a"d IllH Chap. of "Haunted Harbor'' O\VI. SHOW "The Crystal Ball" with Kay Milland

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