'AT, MAT f, ISM BI,YTHKVIU,E (ARK,) COURIER NEWS OldGaffers Take Spotlight As Nats, Chisox, Tigers Win fl* AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston St. Louis Cleveland Chicago Washington New York Detroit Philadelphia W 10 9 9 7 5 5 3 2 Pet GB .1f» , .. .600 2 .538 3 .4f>3 4 .U5i> 6'i. .182 1 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Mobile New Orleans Atlanta Little Rock Birmingham Nashville Memphis 'Von Lost Pet. 14 U 10 8 8 G .737 .COT .526 .471 .400 .353 .222 4g> YESTERDAY"!? RESULTS National I.rajcue Chicago 7 Brooklyn 2 1 New York 13 Pittsburgh 5 Cincinnall 7 Boston 6 Philadelphia 6 St. Louis' 1 AMERICAN' LEAGUE St. Louis 6 Boston I Detroit 5 New York 4 Chicago 3 Philadelphia 0 Washingion 2 Cleveland 1 '(13 in nings). Southern Awoelatlon Atlanta 4, Chattanooga 3 (11 Innings) New Orleans 5. Memphis 4 Nashville 8, Birmingham 5 Only games scheduled TODAY'S GAMES National League Brooklyn at Chicago Boston at Cincinnati (night) New York at Pittsburgh (night) Philadelphia at St. Louis (night) American League St. LOUI.S at Boston I Detroit at New York Cleveland at Washington (night) Chicago at Philadelphia (night) Southern Association Night Games Nashville at Memphis New Orleans at Atlanta Chattanooga at Little Rock Mobile at Birmingham Major League Leaders BT The Associated Press NATIONAL LBAGUE BATTING — Robinson, Brooklyn. .424; Atwell, ChicBgo, .387; Batim- holtz. Chicngp. .386: Cooper Boston. .378; Cox. Brooklyn. .377. RUNS — Adams. Cincinnati, 15; Ramazzotti. Chicago. 13; Hatton. Cincinnati. 12: Cox, Brooklyn and Sutler. Chicago, 11. RUNS BATTED IN — Sailer Chicago. 20; Kluszewskl. Cincinnati. 19: Cnmpanella. Brooklyn and I Jfcumholtz, Chicago, 13; Rvan I ^niladelphia 11. HITS — Baumholtz. Chicago, 22: Cox, Brooklyn, Kluszewski, Cincin- nili and Schoendlcnst, st Louis 20. DOUBLES — D. Rice. SI. Louis, 6: Bilko, St. Louis and Cox. Brooklyn. 5. TRIPLES — Ramazzolti, Chicago HOME RUNS — Patko. Brooklyn, 5; Saner and .lack.son. . Chicago, 4: Got don and Malhews. Bos Ion. Catnpanella. Brooklyn and Wcstrum. New York. 3 STOLEN BASES — Jethrne. Boston, Thompson nlul Mays. New York and Hamner. Philadelphia, 3; Foiidy, Chicago and Slaughter, st I.ouis. 2. PITCHIN G— Slaley. St. Louis 4-0: Roe. Brooklyn. Wehmeicr and Raffetlsberger. Cincinnati and Maglie, New York. 3-0. STRIKEOUTS — Maglie. New- York. Van Cuyk, Brooklyn. 17: Spnhn. Boston. Rush. Chlcauo and Raffensberger, Cincinnati. 16. AMERICAN LliAOUE J-ATT1NG — Mullin.Dclroit. .rqr CiSleman. New York. .405: Baker. Washington. .385: Valo. Philadel, iihia, .381; Rodriguez, Chicago. .380. RUNS —. Piersall. Boston and Rodriguez. Chicago. 11: Dimaggio Boston and Boons. Cleveland, in| Rosen. Cleveland. 9. RUNS BATTED IN _ Rosen I Cleveland. 12; Wcr(*. Detroit and 1 Fox. Chicago. 11; Lelihardl, and I Di-opo, Boston. Robinson, Chlcaso. I Simpson. Cleveland and Thomas | St. Louis, 9. HITS — Simpson Cleveland. 22- I Dimaggio. Boston. Rodriguez, Chen led and Rosen. Cleveland.'19; Fox I Chicago and Avlla. Cleveland 18 I DOUBLES — Lepclo. Boslon and I Marion, St. Louis. 6; Piersall, Bos |ton. 5. TRIPLES — Avila and Simpson • Cleveland, Miillin. Detroit and Ii; |vcra. Si, Louis. 1. HOME RUNS — Rosen, Cleve- lland, 6; \Vertz, Delroit, 5; Robin- Ison. Chicago and Easter, Clevc- |latid. 3. STOLEN BASES — Rlzzuto, New rork and Rivera, St. l.ollls. 3 I PITCHING - Cain, 81. Louis 1-0; D«lock, Parnell and Henry, Roberts and Phillies Beat Cards; Browns Top Red Sox By JACK HAND Dizzy Trout, .Joe Dobxon and Sid Hudson like old wine, seem to improve with age. The old gaffers are teaching the new dogs some old tricks. Trout lu'i'ticd In a spectacular relief chore last night nl Yankee Stadium to slifle a New York Yankee rally. Rescurine Art liout- teninn with men on first and third and nobody out. the 36-year-old Trout preserved a 5-4"' Detroit victory. . Dobsion, well past his 35th birthday, .silenced the Philadelphia A's without a hit for 7 1-3 innings while pitching the Chicago While Sox to a 3-0 triumph, Hudson. Washington's 31-year- old veteran, edfject Cleveland's! Bob Lemon, 2-1, in mi exciting 13- nning battle at Griffith Stadium. All in all, it was quite a night for the pipe-and-slippetK set. The kids had their fun yesterday, too. Tlio.sc rollicking St.Louis Browns, afler breaking even with tile world champs in New York, bowled over the Boston Red Sox rookies, 6-1. Thus did Rogers Hornsby's upstarts, cellar tenants In '51. move within one game of the first place Red Sox. The Chicago Cubs, somewhat lore mature than the Brownies, continued to play like the spring sensations of the National as (hey bumped off Brooklyn, 7-2. ft look a trick of mathematics to keep the Cubs out of first place. Chicago, last In 1351. actually had a half game edge in the won-and-lost standings but Brooklyn held a 13- potnt percentage point edge 127 to .714. Hearn Bea(s Hues Jim Hearn found (he revamped Pittsburgh Pirates just as accommodating as his "cousins" of old as he pitched the New York Olants to a 13-5 romp. That made his lifetime count H-2 over I he Dues. Robin R o b e r s t, the Phillies' youthful ace. racked his win No. 3 with home run help from Nippy Jones and Connie Ryan as he downed St. Louis, 6-3, with an eight-hitter. Cincinnati's Herman Wchmcler needed relief help from Prank Smith to put down a ninth-inning Boston uprising- saving a 7-6 edge for the Reds. Getting back to Yankee Stadium where 21.127 turned out for the first night game oftiie season HouUeman had the Yonks at Ills' mercy most of the iili;hl. Sloppv play by his mates cost him two in Hie eiKlilh but he still v »n in con- irol with a 5-.1 edge. He suddenly lost his Muff in (he ninth when three .straight singles narrowed the gap to 5-4 with nobody out. Trout strode In with Bob Cerv on third and pinch runner Artie Wilson on first. Down went the Yanks one-hvo-three. When Phil Rj zzmt> K r o u n d e d lo shortstop Johnny Upon. Cerv was easily cm down at the plate. Johnny Ilopp fanned and Mickey Mantle ended Die game by grounding lo first. Vic Wcrtz was the big nun in He Tiger attack. Despite hi.s sickly .101 he bashed successive two-run homers off Johnny Sain in the fourth and fifth innings to set up tile Tiger triumph. Skeeter Hliins N'o-llitU'r Dobson had a no hitler uoing with, one out in the eighth. Then rookie Skeeter Kcll beat out a slow roller (hat shortstop Ciiico Car- rasquel hobbled momentarily. The official scorer ruled it a hit on (he theory (lint Kcll would have beaten the throw to first. Old Joe retired the first 19 A's until lie walked Elmer Vnlo wlih one out in the seventh. Righthandcd Bob Hooper was tile loser. Gil Coan's double and Prank Campos' single in the 13th broke up the duel between Hudson and Lemon Bt Griffith stadium. Conn opened the 13lh with his double. Afler Irv Noren popped out. rookie Campos from Cuba slashed a single to center that meant the ball game. Wes Westrum's third-Inning homer with uvo on was (he big blow in. a seven-run inning that knocked Mel Queen oul of the majors. After he took his shower. Queen was handed a one-way ticket lo Hollywood by General Manager Branch Rickey. Hank Thompson also homered for the Giants and Ralph Kiner hit his second of the year for the Pirates. PAGE SEVEN There's a Difference Between Hit and Run and Run and Hit Ted Williams Rejoins Marine Corps Today t CH! ay. WILLOW GROVE. Pa. (dV-Ted- Williams rejoined the Marine: Pels Defeat Chicks Again To Move Up By The Associated Press If front-running Mobile cares to lake a quick look over Us shoulder It could see New Orleans slowly but surely sneaking up from behind. Four consecutive victories over Memphis pins a Mobile off day is the key lo the situation. Because Mobile and Lillle Rock were idle last nighl, the Bears find their one game Southern Association lead sliced In half. Another New Orleans victory and'a Mobile defeat would completely chan-e the picture. The Pels bounced the Chicks 5-4 last night, Nashville blasted Birmingham. 8-5. and Atlanta look n innings to whip Chattanooga. 4-3. Boston. Garver and Byrne. St, Louis and Moreno, Washington. 2- STHfKEOtrrs — Pierce. Chicago. 25: Dobson, Chicago, 20: llout- tcinan. Delroit. 18: P.eynoWs. New York. IS: Feller. Cleveland. 14. Williams the great Boston Red Sox slugger who forced the opposition to devise a special defense to get him out, was scheduled to arrive at the Willow Grove Naval Air Station base to re sume his role as . a captain fljing' for the Marines./ Tiie 33 - year old Williams, a native of San Diego, calif, bowed out of baseball for at least 17 months Tt * Williams ami possibly forever with the same dramatic flourish that marked his last game on Wednesday, Williams smashed a game-whining home run for the Bosox against Detroit. Williams is to start taking a refresher course here that prepares 98 per cent of Marine figlilor pilot? for combat duty. Surprise Hosp/foJ Patient YORKTON. Sask, 1,11 — Mrs, George Burrow started out as a visitor to tiie hospital and ended up as a patient. Within a few yar.s ol (he hospital she wiw bitten by a dog. and required nine slllchcs. -«»i<feja>>,-,vsL COACH FOR A DAY—Pretty Mary fr^cr digrams :, pel play lo Aslant Director of Athletics diet CiaiRas ,,f Norlhweslei n slm, I v before runnini: Hie Wildcat football tpnni'lhroufh its Spring p"r c s ^ t,™ D.y?'Thire wJ^So ob^ffi iwn^v^T^'- news i comers As for the Cillers, the NBA either 'A) kept itiurii or IBI kfjn inum- Wing ai)U!il how 11 (rliampjon should "All we ask champions to do." Dave Rocholl. NBA president, said, "is (o abide by the simple dictionary definition of the word -champion-." Rochon said his dictionary de- flues a champion as "one' w] )n .stands supreme In anv branch t f athletics and Is at all times readc - to defend acalnst any NEW YORK (/I-:—The youn B sports writer had been ordered by his ci ™ l f"K<'r." .,. i... f. i i -., ., ,., . . .... i 1 he two little fellows" Roclloii said, "rue certainly setting nil example for the bii'Ber six to follow." By GAYI.K TAI.BOT Field of 16 Three-Year-Olds Expected for Kentucky Derby NBA Takes Poke At Lax Champs Two Titleholders Commended, Others Scolded by Group WASHINGTON !/P|—The National BcixftiR Association today lili out i I-IUSMI;. u was » departure Iroin at world champions win) shy away [the- usual procedure of takiim en- ft'nlll TlCtino tlll.ti- tllTn.. ~~-.;...,' «..: .. , ... Ten Horses, Including Blue Man, Already Entered; Deadline 10 a.m. lly OHI.O ROBERTSON J.OUIKVII.UC, Ky. (AP) — IVe-Dorl.y excitement readied lever pitch toddy willi 10 three-year-olds already pin-oiled in tlic 5100,000 added mile and one-quarter run for the roses and six more expected before the entry box closes. The 10. lieuderi by A. w. Abbott's talented Him? Mnn of Hyp, N. Y., were entered yesterday over n 10- hour period for Uimorrtnv's tnrf ii:. It was -A (iepal-luro from against. from risking their tllir; firs( class opposition. At the same time (he NBA con- Braluliited the two Minutest lill,>- holders for "comhictliix themselves like champions." The NBA praised: Vic Tov.Wl of Africa, the -Snnlh king. Dado Mnrlno the fly«-iM"ht*. oleci.se, have tries only on (lie day lief ..... race. In addition to Blue Man. (he Ki-miu included the New Yeik combine, ol Jack Aiuiel'.s Count Flame and Master Piddle from ilie My- iu-lvii Sluble; Buyard Shapr'.s Del- -,;.l aware-owned Hannibal; Sam Wil- bniilunmclslit son Jr.'s Uu.shinif Oil; hope ol Texas: Sub Fleet nf Charles T. Fisher's Dixiana Farm ami four rank outsiders. The liiilnly ruKurded entires num. bored Happy c:o Lucky, owned and trained Ijy II. G. Hockman, a for- iner optometrist; Freeman Keyes' of Hawaii, boss of ^IIA saiil In n taken 0)1 all editor (o find out if there existed any real difference between the hit- and-run play and the run-anrt-hit |ilay in baseball, and, if so, just wherein the difference lay. There was only one man (o ask, of course, and he approached manager Casey Stengel or the Yankees with the BlJlv SellpfC Wine sublime confidence of youth. |"mjr aciltri TT IRS "Of course there's a difference- (hough they alone shared a deep HofSC SlIOC all the iliffoi-i-nce in the world." j baseball secret, and eased himself Casey said decisively, "and I'll be happy to tell you what it Is. You know. I'm not even supposed to be out here In front of (he dugout while they (the St. Louis Browns) arc practicln'. Mnsn't talk to the patrons, eilher. but that there's a good rule. Some guy gives you a big wave and be either turns out down the dugout steps, Negro Teams Book Twin Bill • a i le !' ? r S ° me relnlivc t«»ms. the Bombers and the Cubs. okin" for a (ouch. "Now. this here hit and run. You ^ 3t the hit and run on, the hatter's got a choice where he wants lo hit —wherever he sees an opening to push the ball through. I don't mind tellin' you I've had a pair could work It good. Rizzlilo and Coleman. That fciier out there (Marty Marion) can do it, too. Learned it since he came to the big leagues. "Watch that Hornsby look at my boys out of the corner of his eyes when they yell at his boy Kryhoski. He knows what's goin' on' They were all together In the Navy. That's what they're yellln' at him about. That catcher of his (Clint Courtney) Is all right. I liked him. but I let Hornsby have him. He'll do all right If lie doesn't get kilted. He'll fight yon. Of course, he doesn't always win. He ain't the champion, but he'll fight you. "Look at that Saich Paige workin' out at second. I hear Rover's goln 1 to play him there next year. Same height as Marion, seven feet, and nobody'll be able to knock a ball over their infield. The run and hit, now, that's a lot different. It mostly depends on the count—say if the baiter's got three balls on him. He's got (o protect the runner. In that case I'll tell him where to hit It. There's others might do U different, but I tell him where to hit. Some players go all their lives and can't do either one. I ain't gtvin' away any se- crels, either. ... "This hit and run. it's R very, very useful play If you've got nuyl can do II. So's the run and hit, but it's different, nnd a lot of people never learn the difference like I've been tellin' you. One 6f 'em you're tryin' to keep out of (ha double play, (lie other it's some thin 1 else. See what I mean?" The youn» sports writer, wh had listendtl enthralled. looked a Casey a long moment and (hel shook his head in the affirmative Casey, who likes lo lie liclplul 1 the press. Rave (be youngster on of bis justly famous winka, Is Your Car READY For Warm Weather BIytheville's Ne°ro baseball vill play a double header at Walker "•ark Sunday afternoon. In the first game at- 2:15. the lombers are scheduled to play the Memphis Black Devils and In the second game the Cubs will nicel the Bnrdette Tigei-s. A special bleacher section \vill I:? reserved for white spectators. Read Courier News Classified Ads. For that original Bourbon taste... enjoy JAMES E. GOSNE1J-, — Billy Jne Sellers, a icventh grade student, yesterday von the horse shoe pitching tournament lor junior and senior high students of Gosnell. Sellers defealcd Donnld Pinvler. in nth grader j;i the finals 2-1. In the senii-flnnls. Sellers defeated Howard Maxwell and Fowler defeated Kyle Lollnr. Oke Screen ol Chirn-jo: Shale Tails f'"m 1 ''r' I ii- of 'f'lton Slniiirin of Cleveland and W. C. iforra' .ji own I...I.J.*,, .. Before the enlry box closes on (he 78lh derby mound 10 a. in. <F:ST), Churchill Downs officials fully expect to hear from Calumet's Itrotmil-callng Hill (jail, the outstanding favorite: Mrs. Ethel Dti- Pont Scott's Pintor; Mrs. Gordon Guiberson's Arroz; C. V. Whitney's strelch rmmlni; Cold Command nnd n couple of outsiders—M. A. White's Eternal Moon and Edule Hurke's Swoop, which arrived from New York only yesterday. It nil l(i face slarler Ruby White nt 4:30 p.m., (he race will have n gross value of $124.350 wllh the owner of the winner receiving a net ol $9li,300. For each withdraw! subtract the starting fee of SI.000 Meantime another race —- ralr against lime—loomed as an added Most of Hie owners and trainers would much prefer a fast (rack: nd tiie Downs' racing strip was just that today after several days of mid-summer lieat. But only one. probably would decline the issue it come up uniti. That would be Cold Command. AlihouRli the race will be tele- ised nationally for the first tim» over 10 stations. Ihere were no Indications of diminishing attendance for the race, which for several yuars has atlracted an estimated 10(1,000 persons from every walk' of American life, It looked like most ol them were here today with the jam-packed hotels and streets looking much like l and Broadway in New Yoric on New Year's Eve or a small country town on shopping night. Churchill Downs officials never have announced (he aclual attendance and (here was no variation from that practice today. But President Bill Corum said It should lie equal lo that ot recent years. A lol depends on (he weather man lor the track has announced seating room for 15.000 in (he infield. That's where the customers can take.a beating from the elements, cither heal or rain. But wherever they met— at. tha Intck, In the hotels, clubs, private homes or just on (lie street— (he big question was: "Who is going lo beat Hill Gall?" stnrler. The wenihernifin said showet areas over the Central Plains states are slowly moving eastward. It l< still "up in the air," he said whether showers will arrive ovei derbytown by race lime. Fisherman's Car Wet ST. LOUfS W — A father » n d son who went fishing recently ended tip by fishing (heir car out of Cleat-water Lake at Piedmont, Mo. The empty car rolled Inlo the lak» afler Its brakes gave way. And it came In handy (hat Dan J. Howard's son. Harold, Is a U.S. Coast Guardsman. With the combination of a'chaht. a Inw-lruck and a motorboat, they finally dragged the car oul. Only One More Day TOMORROW CLIMAXES OUR GALA WEEK-LOHG OPEH HOUSE! FUN_AND PRIZES FOR EVERYONE 1<S< Kelly Springfield Tires Washing nnil Grcasinjj I,ion .\;tHir:iliil)e t'ennzoi! I-iiin's Improved HDH licmorc find replace winter-worn lubricants from motor, dinssis and gears. riu.sli and prolect cooling ayslem. Inspect: Tires, baUcry. limits, wipers. GUARD AGAINST COSTLY DAMAGE! Let Us Get Your Car Ready Now! STOP AT THE SIGN- OF THE LION! We're Open 7 Days a Week! "Vour Exclusive LION Dealer in B/yf/ievi/re" WILSON AUTO SERVICE the original Kentucky Bourbon /-} (Born will! tria Republic 1780) , GRAND PRIZE Given at 6 p.m. Sat. • ELECTRIC 4 TOASTERS • WAFFLE A , n^, IRONS Arj d Other Valuable Prizes KENfUCKV STRAIGHT >OU*IOH WHISKCV REMEMBER THE TIME AMD THE PLACE! Ash & Second Phone 2611 Kentucky Sluijhl toutbin It proof. Mst HlMli in Bottled in Bend 1100 Proof McCAUL TIRE STORE So. Highway 61 Blytheville, Ark.
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 14,500+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month