The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1950 · Page 10
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FAOB TW» BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 1950 Ex-Braves Sparkle As Giants Get First Victory of Season By Jo* Kflchlw Axsoclatfd Press Siwrts Writer They snickered wlum the New York Giants traded away all that power to the Boston Braves for defense-minded Eddie.Stanky and Alvin Dark. They smiled knowingly when Sid Gordon returned to the Polo Grounds in a Braves' uniform and almost single- handed whipped his former mates with a pair of home runs. One came with the bases loaded. They laughed as Will Marshall,* —^ Buddy Kerr and Gordon continued to star, for Hie Braves while Stanky and Dark did nothing at bat or in the field.to distinguish themselves. The laughs turned to jeers when Stanky and Dark messed up a potential d o u bl e play that cost the Giants a ball game. All this happened during Hie first week of the season. But yesterday started n, Eddie Stanley AMERICAN Detroit New York . Cleveland . . Washington Philadelphia Boston St. LOUlS .. Chicago Atlanta New Orleans Chattanooga Nashville new week- with Little Rock different results. While Gordon, Mars hall and Kcrr were held hitless by Joe Hatten as the left- hander pitched the Brooklyn Dodgers to a 3-0 triumph over Baston, L Stanky and Dark were sparking the Giants to their first triumph of the season. The pair reached base five time.s as the Giants _defeated the Philadelphia Phillies, 8-4. The pair also excelled in the field. Stanky proved he was still an excellent leadolf batter by drawing a pair of walks and singling in five trips to. the plate. He scored 'twice. Slanky ; now has received seven free passes and scored five times in five games, Dark walloped a home run and •double in four times at bat to boost • his battering nevrage lo n lofty .421, Until yesterday the keystone combination had not driven in a run : Hatten allowed only two singles •nor cracked an extra base hit. Hatttn Get* Shut Out 'at Boston, u the Dodgers reglster- ,ed their fifth straight triumph following their opening day loss to the Phillies. He retired 23 men In succession between Bob Elliott's second inning single and Connie Ryan'» ninth inning walk. Sam Jethro* followed Ryan'.i walk with :'» .single, but Hatten got Marshall to eiid the inning and the game. ; . Vfc Rnschl became the first New York Yankee pitcher to RO the pout*, pitching R 6-3 victory over 1h» Athletics In Philadelphia. H •waj Raschl's 12th victory over the Mnckmen. The Yankees played without Tommy Henrlch, who suffered » recurrence of his knee In- Jury in batting practice. Detroit's Tigers won their fifth fame In six starts, defeating the Browns n a. St. lx>uU night game. Virgil Trucks had a one-hit shutout for seven innings but homers by . Hank Arft and Dick Kokos and a double knocked him out of the box. Art .Houtteman stopped the Brownie uprising In the ninth to' preserve Trucks* second victory. Rain and wet grounds, forced the postponements of the Baston Red Box-Washington and Clevelad-Chl- cago games I the American League •nd the Chicago-Pittsburgh game in the National. Cincinnati and St. Louis were not scheduled. NMNOS Southern Association W L Pel. Birmingham ii 3 .727 Memphis 1 4 .636 Mobile 7 4 .1)36 7 5 .583 C 5 .545 5 7 .417 4 7 .304 1 10 .031 Sarons Use Power to Subdue Chicks 10-4; Mobile Wins 7-7 NATIONAL LEAGUE vV I Pel. Chicago 3 0 1.000 Pittsburgh 5 I Brooklyn 5 1 Boston 4 3 Philadelphia 2 4 St Louis 2 4 NC-.V York 1 4 Cincinnati 0 5 .833 833 .571 Sports Roundup Huih FullcrUm Jt LEAGUE W I- 5 I'd. .833 .067 .600 .600 .420 .375 .333 .200 Yesterday's Results Southern Association Birmingham 10, Memphis * New Orleans 9, Nashville 4 No-* Orleans 9, Little Rock I Mobile 7, Chattanooga 1 National I.eacue Brooklyn 3,' Boston n New York 8, Philadelphia 4 Chaicago at Pittsburgh rain American League New York 6, Philadelphia 3 Boston at Washington rain Cleveland at Chicago rain D«troit 5, St. Louis 2 Today's Games Southern Association Memphis at Birmingham Little Rock at Atlanta Chattanooga at Mobile Nashville at New Orleans Kirk and Lenczyk Play af Pinehurst PINEiniRST. N.C., April 26. W>— Two of the biggest names in the 48th women's North nnd South Invitation golf tournament, dualists a year ago, met In todny's second round. Defending champion Peggy Kirk of Findlay. Ohio, drew ss her foe Grace Lenczyk of Hartford. Conn., whom Miss Kirk downed 5 anrt 4. in last year's finals. Miss Lenczyk. 1948 national champion. IIRS won the last two medals and been run- nernp the past two years. The star performers in the upiier bracket breezed by their lesser foes yesterday. National League "~ New York at Boston Philadelphia at Brooklyn (nightl St. Louis at Cincinnati American League Boston at New York Washington at Philadelphia night Detroit at St. l/iuls Cleveland at Chicago NEW YORK, April 28. (/!')—When you send a cold weather hitter .3:1;) against a hot-weather pitcher almost anything cnn happen . Before yesterday's Gl^uts-Phillie.'- game. Manager Eddie Sawyer remarked that Russ Meyer probably would pitch belter En mld 7 summer (hen added sadly: "But you can't keep a mnsi nround nil spring just waiting for hot weather." ... A few minutes afterward someone ;x>intccl out that Jnr:k Harshman. the Giants rookie first baseman, hit 40 home rims for Minneapolis last season—only two after Aug. 1 . "Maybe," chuckled Sawyer. "lhes> found out he couldn't hit a curved tall." . . . Hut It was just three innings later the Jack swung from Hie heels nl one of EJuss' pitches and belted it clear over the roof of the rolo grounds . . • Maybe that won't happen again next August, but It did very well for a cool April afternoon. Getting Close Jack OnMow, (he White Sox pilot, ? If Us this one ... Seems when Wllbort Koblnsnn was managing lirnoklyn's famous daffines* lioys. Jack was n Phillies' coanh . . . Passing; Uncle Kobble on the tield one day. Onslnw asked how his team w-as going and Robertson replied: "N'ot so Rood; they're not gelling together." . . . That afternoon the Dodgers managed to pull their celebrated stunt or gelling three men on third base at one lime and losing the ball game through the mi.xiip . . . Next day Onslow again offered a .polite query and tills time Kobbie -replied: "Well, they're looking a ~niltlf. belter now. At least, they're getting together." —Courier News Photo MANILA'S NEW 1'ARK—Shown above Is Manila's new basebah park which was officially dedicated last night by Mayor I. D. Shedi during .lire game between the Manila Jaycees and the Black Caidinnl; of St. l-ouis, n professional Negro team. The new park is rated as tin best lighted field between Memphis and St. Louts One-hundred 1.501 watt sealed beam units have been Installed to light the field for night games. The park WHS erected by tile city of Manila at an estimated cost of $10,000. Hudson Gets 32-9 Win Over Meads Burnett Hudson Sales annexed its first win of the scnson in the Bay Window Softball League yesterday, by trouncing Mead's Tigers 32-9. A. G. Mosley opened on the mound for the Burnott, but gave \\-ny In the late innings to Long Herb Chllds went nil the way for Meads. Piny In the league continues this afternoon with Ark-Mo Power play- Ing the Kemp Whisenhunt Company at, 5:30. Sheep Police Camp SAN PEDRO, Calif. —<>!•)— Siu-ep are saving GI's the trouble of cutting wild grass on portions of the Ft. MacArthur military reservation. Military authorities allow cd 1GOO .sheep to graze over weed: which would Inter become a fire hazard. Many Buyers Expected for Horse Auction Buyers and owners from all sec- .lions of the nation are expected lo begin arriving In Blytheville tomorrow for C. C». Smith's I3th sale of registered Tennessee walking horses which opens Friday at Mr. Smith's sales barn on South Highway 61. The two-clay sale will ouen at 9:30 a.m. Friday and extend through Saturday with more than 200 head of registered pleasure nnd show horses to be offered for sale at public auction. Mr. Sinith said yesterday that he had received requests for hotel ac[ coniodations from buyers as far away as Oregon and Pennsylvania who will attend the sale. A public showing of the horses will be held tomorrow night at the sales barn which is located three and one-half miles from' Blytheville. The horses consigned to the sale will be exercised tomorrow night nnd the public will be welcome to watch the handlers anrl horses during the exercise period, Mr. Smith said. Officials for the snlc will he Eddie Bryant of Lewisburg. Tcnn.. David H. Williams. Hickory. Pa., and Oshorn M. Bagwell, Dontphan, Mo. auctioneers; Dr. J. W. Scales of Shorts and Shells The football Yanks are planning to abandon their Hershey, Pa., training camp, which didn't turn out any sweet teams for Ted Collins, and move to northern Wisconsin or Minnesota . . . Hed Strati er leaves soon to inspect possible sites . . . The IDSO baseball register just off the press, features a life story of Joe DiMaggto and records of the major league umpires . you'd be surprised how few of the limps ever played bin league ball . . . The National AAU track and field championships will be held at the U. of Maryland stadium in June as a part of,Washington's sesqul-centennial celebration. If Joe McChiskey turns up as jsnal, somebody is bound lo as'f. him how tho city looked when they were building It. Dots. All. Brothers Tt must have been a record r»f some sort when Carl Sorter anil Dave Aramhtlla of Chandler Arix., lilgh school pitched A nfl- liil game against Tempc last week and lost II, S to 0. Kivc error* eight walks .mil a few assorted misplajs rlli! 'he trick . . . Anil in Hip. same area, Amona-Texa* l.c;isue fans Ihmifihl it must hr fonlbatr season when they M* last Friday night's scorrjs: Bis- hee-DouRlas 21, Tucscn 7; El I'aso 21, Globe-Miami 10; Juurei 20, Phoenix T . . . Del Sramtall, Hie Uravcs' 20-year-old catcher. U getting credit for the season's best answer. After Ted Williams socked a ho'mnr in the Braves- Ked 8r>x exhibition, a reporter asked Crandall what Ted hit— meaning, of course, wl at kind of a pilcr. , , , Scornfully Del replied: "A home run." State Teachers Trounce Ozarks For 5th Straight By The Associated Press Arkansas State Teachers won its fifth AIC baseball victory without ii loss yesterday when It thumped College of the Ozirks, 20-3. Arkansas State College, tied with Arkansas Tech for second place In the loop standings with a 5-1 record, beat Memphis Navy Station, 14-10, in a non-conference game, Tech didn't play. In its game with Ozarks. Teachers had a 10-run inning, the fourth Oz'irks' Hank Palidmo was knocked from the bo>: fn that frame. Brother Larry Palidino pitched for Teachers He went the route, giving up five hits. Arkansas State came from, behind for the third time with a five- run rally in the eighth inning to win its game with Memphis Navy. Ernie Crone was the winning pitcher in the free-hitting contest, which saw a total of 23 blows. An AIC baseball game between two second-division teams ended in a 5-4 victory -'for Magnolia A. and M. over Arkansas College. Arkansas College's Lynn Garner wa.s the hitting ace with" three far three, including an inside the park homer with one on. Cathcart Drafted CHICAGO, April 26. (/P>'—J \ m Cathcart of the University of Arka nsas has b een d ra f ted by W ash - ington of thi Professional National Basketball Association. Mississippi State College, Starkville. Miss., and Dr. F. C. Davis of Ava, Mo., veterinarians; nnd Mayfield LecJ belter, Lewisburg, Tenn., and Paul Z. Martin, New Holland, Pa., ringmen. Danny Garc/e//a SoW to Housto By Cardinals CINCINNATI. April 26. (at—U back to the minors for Danny Gar della. the half-pint outfielder wh caused baseball a lot of legal heai aches. The St. Louis Cardinals sold th former New York Giants fly hnn to the Houston Buffs of the Texn League outright for an undisclosi, sum yesterday. The shift to Texas is Just anothe milestone In the tumultuous caree of the little New Yorker who cam out of the minors in 1944 to joi the New York Giants. He played part of 1!)44 season n ter moving up from Jersey City an 121 games In 1945. Then lie Joined the parade American talent moving south of the border for promised gold in the Me.xican League. He and a score of other major lensuers were banished for jumping to the "outlaw" circuit. In February, 1948, Gardella sued baseball officials for $300,000 damages, contending his banishment was illegal and deprived him of a livelihood. He challenged baseball's reserve clause as a violation of the anti-trust | law. When Commissioner A. B. Chandler forgave and reinstated the "junipers" last year—before their five-year suspension was np—Gar- della held firm and said he would continue his suit. But last October during the world series Gardella unexpectedly announced 'he was dropping his suit. Under his reinstatement he wenl to the St. Louis Cardinals. Manila Gets 4-3 Win over Pros Jaycees Dedicate New $10,000 Night Baseball Pork The Manila Jaycees dedicated heir new light baseball park last night by edging out the Black cardinals of St. Louis, a professional tfegro team, 4-3. The $10,000 park with its new sealed beani .lighting system was ifficlally dedicated by Mayor I. D, Shedd In a brief pre-game ceremony. The park was bulit last year but the lights were Installed only this spring. One hundred sealed beam unite have been installed, BO in tlie infield and 40 in the outfield, and the park is said to be the best lighted between Memphis and St Louis. Righthander Wayne Taylor wen the full nine for the Jaycees allowing only three hits, it was his first start for the Jaycees this season. The Jaycees had to come from behind in the last inning to wi- the game. The game went scoreless until the Inst of the sixth when the Jaycees pushed home two runs The Cardinals tied it up In thi top half of the seventh with i t',vo run rally. The score remained tied until tin top of the ninth wheir~the Cards scored one. In the last of the nintl the Jaycees loaded the bases on i walk, a single by Trigger Walls am a hit batsman. Then Fred Wagne drilled a 'Ingle Into left scoring the tying and winning runs. It was .he second win ot the young season for the Jaycees. Las Sunday they romped over Jones boro by a 16-6 score. Friday night the Jaycees scheduled to meet Whitehaven Teim,. on the Manila diamond. Delayed Delivery MACKINAW. 111. —(H't— A mail carrfer about to start on his rounds picked up an old pouch in the Mackinaw post office. In It he found a postcard mailed by Mrs Horace Boyd of Eloberts. 111., to Mrs. Henry Parmele of Mackinaw The carrier delivered it. Distance traveled by the card: 60 miles Elapsed time: J2 years. 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It's th Kill's English—s»itomotlve variel --ami lo an EnblLshmnn It won] mean have you a glove compartmen in your convertible. A Ford Motor Company represen tative at its exhibit of British-bui Ford products in the British Auto mobile and Motor Cycle Show her cniiie up with a glossary translati English automobile terms into the American counterparts. For example, when an English mantalks about Ills car's inascol he simply referring to his radiator or nament. A wing is a fender, and boot is a trunk. Don't think a tlppe is a butter and egg man In a nigh 301 West Walnut .... Blytheville - - - Phone 578-579 By (iForge McArthur ' Associated Press Spurts WrlUr Birmingham and Mobile — cur- nitly In possession of winning reaks— have different methods for lalntainfng their high Southern ssoiiaUou standings. Birmingham, which won unols- ited top hilling with a 10-4 vic- ory over Memphis last night, win* s games at the plate. Mobile finds the lx?st results coMt,, rom nine-inning pitchers. In (nT ast four games, Bears' pitchers ave gone the route with the re- ult that Mobile Is nursing, a four- ame winning streak after defeat-' g ChaltanooRa 7-1 last night. Memphis and Mobile are current- v lagging just one game behind the Barons. Atlanta rallied In the ninth to lown Little Rock, 9-8, and New Orleans defeated Nashville. 9-4, af- er a five run second-inning stag- ;ered the Vols. Barona Get 13 Hits Winning their seventh straight lame, Birmingham's Barons rapped nit two homers and 11 other hits 0 amply demonstrate their wln- ling formula. . Outfielder Ed Lavigne and third laseman Fred Hatfield collected •he home runs. Right-fielder Charlie ' Maxwell. ,he Baron's leading hitter, suffered 1 shoulder separation In a base lath collision. He will be out indefinitely. The Mobile victory over Chattanooga was a two hitter by Mel Himes. He fanned seven. Luckless Little Rock, haying lost seven straight, literally' walked iv/ay the game In Atlanta. Southpaw Art Cuccurullo gave up nine walks. One walk In the ninth forced Hank Ertrnan home for the Crackers and started a five-run rally that was enough to give the Crackers the one-run decision. .,, More Priests for Japan TOKYO —lir£- The number ol Catholic priests in Japan has Increased almost 8i per cent- since the end of the war. according to figures of the National Catholic Committee of Jnpn". It lists 740 priests, three-fourths of them are foreigners, now In japan. There also are more than 2,500 nuns, three quarters of them Japanese. A recent occupation surevy showed about 140,000 Catholics 'in this country. club mood; It's what an Englishman calls a dump truck. An over-rider is a bumper guard, and a damper Is a shock absorber. An Englishman has the service station decoke his car, but an American has the carbon removed. The Britisher's caravan is the American's trailer. And the Englishman with a strangler In his saloon Isn't In 4JH- ger of violent death. 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