Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico on April 25, 1951 · Page 6
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Las Cruces Sun-News from Las Cruces, New Mexico · Page 6

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Wednesday, April 25, 1951
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PAGE SIX LAS ClUCEl (N. M.) SUN-MEWS Las News PHONE 34 DEADLINE I A.M. Werle Vindicates Rickey Judgment; Saves Three Games, Wins Another ny Joe: Kclcfdcr (AsHiM:lat l d l*n*s Sports Writer) Kvcry time Willie Werle saunter:; to Ihii mound f«r Pittsburgh he increases liranch Ilk-key's iep- utntlon ns a nmslirr Judge of players. It was bock in ItMiJ Hint Hirkcy, then head of the Brooklyn Dodgers ciffcred $200.000 for the lefthand tvltff Kpecinllst. The Pirates disdained the offer. Anil is Rickey thankful. Branch, of coiinic, Is now general manager of the Uut'H. Funny thing. Werle wasn't worth a plugged nirkle In spring training. In some ;;o innings nc was inanhandlc'l for' something l l k n -10 h l t u and 20 nms. Hut nnce they jitai trd phtying for keeps, in- qiiirkly begun to lo-ik like a million hnuks. S:tvcn Thn-r MC'H been in lour of tho Pirate; ;,ix ronlr.Hti ^and I'ittsb'.ngli bus w o n tbcm nil. Ho saved t h r e e at: n'ccivrd credit for tho olhcr. TJ iwn games in which Wiilh: did m !.··!· i t i - t l u n , the 1'irnies lout. Wcili; i-onie lo the li'seue i .'itatlrr iilarler Vernon Lav/ ye: i c n l u y , holding Ihf Cubs ncorcli'sn mr iv.'n i n n i n g s lo preuervu 1'itls burgh's !-·! victory In Cliic'ago Thiil made It 10 m'orrh-HH inning; llii.s lii'it.Hon for t the 29-yt'ar-oli inlivi' ui Oakland, Citlif. O t i t l l i ' l d r r Wally Westlake in:- cimlid (or four I ·.vlth n l h r t ' i t u n . h i t r h slngh-. Tlic U'l-hthiki-'H tliird. i Tin k ) Lown was Ilic lum-r. ·I'fiinw Tli« Tin- vii-lory lied I ' i t l s l n u g h will Clilcagii (ol M'.-olid plan-, ti half j; a i nc he It liii I Natlomil Lciignc li-ndlng llninltlyn. The Dodger* \vi-n- tit-Hli-n 7-1 by t h r Hostnn llravr.4 in lirooklyn. The C'anlUi- nlfl cilg-d into the first i l l vision n ,'t-l win over (.'Int'innnti in mis. The I'liillies handed the Vurk rtlnniH I h r i r nlxih M i a i g h l liis.'i. (1-1. under the I'hlla- d-lphla i l g b t K . \M Ki'llei' k'.-pt tin- Indians in lirsi iilace In t h e American stop[mj; the m n p r l h t n g \ V h l i i - .Sox ft-2 In Cli'vHimd. Hun- iM'i-up \Vashingloii u'liiuini'd a Inilf giimr behind, u p s e t t i n g the H.-.i Knx "-.I in liiifilun. The ilu- femlllig c l i i u i i j i i u n YfinkiTH, bclilnd I h o f n i i i - h l t p i t c h i n g of hlciuly Kd}\" Lo]mt, »lUtt (Hit tile Phihlde]- phin A t h l f t i t - f i 5-0 In N'l-w Ytirk tn j e t a i j i I h l n t jijiu-i-. l.le'mll and '.he Kt Louis Inowns wi-rc l a i m - d nut. Siia|ii \Vlii Stnuik Sid tlord'in',1 I b r e c - i i m humcr Ol I reliefer Cat I Kl skitie hel[ieil llosimi come f l o n l behind In smip t h e Dodger f i v e - g a m e w i n n i n g c i r c u i t . M n \ K i u k o r t t went the- THE MAN WHO KNOWS Hat Aniwtf lo AfUt-Dinner Dldrvtt "StTdu ncr) tuiiU lirti hit (wvoriir luOil," iJltlfmiiu!) M.di:"AiiU| irn ii't(ni)kfa I'Lni." *\"\u. m"? illmiVin'I'ilIiintl'ilHi lullr. « i i h M u / l ) , l u l l I r d n i K . I cnl l o r I 'liiiiu. Tun,! a t e t c d l l y *.o.ulrrlul lur iMu-IiuiU-.l uuni-uh, K-IS oml hr.inSuin diir it) u i i i t i u d t j ; t » t i u n . " route for his .second victory. Stan Muslal broke out of a batting slump, ci-acklng three singles lit spark the Cards nine-hit attack against \VllHe RamKdell and two KUCCCKSOIH. Veteran Ma( Iwin- iur Hpaced eight hits in his first stall for the winners. Musial had | only two h i t s to show for his 13 i times ut bat before yesterday. 1 Washington's Hob Kuzava became thu* second visillng sfiuth- pnw lo pitch the distance and win in' IJoston's Fenway Park thin season. Ah:x Kellnnr of the A'H was the oilier. I^isl year only two left- handeiH - Hal Nowhouser and Gene Hcardeil - did the trick. Socking six Hfifiurled f l i n g e r s for 12 hits including five doubles and a triple, the J'Jiillled slapped thu hlxtli straight defeat on the skid ding Giants. Boh Miller got credit for the victory but needed Jim KoiiHlanly to get the final out him. Major Baseball Legion To Give Benefils To Aid Baseball Team With SOO now available and a goal of $1,000 Ht:t for the Legion Junior Buseball team thin year a series of Mippcrn are to be held to raise the other $500 hy the the Legion here. Thft f l i H t of this scries 'of sup- pcra IH scheduled Lo be held from' 5 to I) o'clock Tuesday, May 3, at the Logion luill. This'will be an enchilada supper. A short program IB being prepared to be presented at thft t i m e the suppnr IK held. The American . -Auxiliary is HSHigllng Lin 1 Legion in holding the HUpp'orK and in raising funds foi tiie ttiitm. Jff'Vf Uniforms Qn» of HIP 1,-ngcst Hums of ex- ppnjtt* will bf the purchase of new u n i f o n n K thin year.' These are badly needed and since the team won 1 the .state championship last year it in felt thr-y arc (Icserving. of nfw uniforms. The 50U on hand com PS from $2.'J4 Uuy had left last yeitr and a gift of J2M) to the team by the sponsors, The Mrmlla Motor company. It i.'j expected that the new coach and manager of the team for this i year will .be selected soon and | hopes are entertained that ovcry- thing will be in te.'idlues.s for the sijuntl to swing into action as snnn Brooklyn Chlcngn SI. I-oulH Plillmlcljihi:! Nrw Y o i l i I'inciiiMiili W. L. IN'-l. !i 2 .714 1 2 Ml I 2 .007 ;j 2 .(100 -1 ,'l ..171 V. 1 .222 1 fl .113 New York at Philadelphia Boston al Hiooltlyn ( n i g h t ) Chicago at Cincinnati ( n i ^ h t ) St. Louis .'1, C i n c i n n a t i 1 IJojthm 7. Bi.mldyn -I Pittsburgh fi, Chicago ·! Philiidi-lphla (I, New V n r k -1. \V. L. 1Y1, (1 1 -K. r )7 n 1 .fWH ti 2 . 7 1 4 4 2 .IJG7 I! '4 A'2U 2 -I .:j;i3 1 fl .H3 1 7 .110 Ho.stntn lfliii» HI. Louln rhiludclphln ViiKliliiKtmi at Hoittim St. Louis nl Chtrngo ('-) (only games Hrlu'duledi N i - w ' Y o r k ::. 1'hlliidi'lphlii 0 WaMiliiKlun 7. HosUm fl St. IxmlH ut IMioll [mKtpuiU'd. ·iiin Cleveland r, Chicago 2. I'KA.M 'IX) HK IIONOUGD WASHINGTON. A p i i l W f/11 -- I Tin- AsMirtiiliMl I'irhs 1 All-Tlmr ; A l l - A m t - i i c a - loutlmll li-iim will bi- lionoicd here J u n r 2-:i at the Nn- l i n n n l CeltOu UU-H tfdlf tmirnmm'nl. I' t f i n n im'inlicni will MVi'ivo i w n n l M t i o n i Ilu- Touchdown club F l u n k Leahy, hi'tid lootbiill Miitch at N u t i « Dnini! for eight ·i-ai-h. bus a iccnicl ill Smith Mend it (II wins, seven dtifnit.s mul .six lira nit ! once was a red-hot :\\HHK 't\r below the caith's .surlnce SUili* fluunpIoiiH The lea in jast yeiir won the dls- t rlul play-off and then captured the slute crown in the tournament held ut Alluvia when they defeated Carlsbad in thu f i n a l name. They represented the .state in thu play-off for tho region ut York, Nebraska hut were defeated there. They am hoping they r u n repeat us suite clinmplon.s this year and poxuihly win oven the regional H«rifw. Many of the members of t h e squad who playnd last year are again eligible to play thi;i year. Blue Sox Heed More Players To Insure Club Pleas continue to be sounded iere for all Interested In playing linscbiill with the Las CTUCPS Blue Sox to report for the various prac- lU-i-s which have been held. , The club has held one or Fighls Last Night Ry the ARnocUteif PreM London -- Don Cockell, 181, London, outpointed -Freddie Beshorr, 180, HarrlKburg, Pa., 10. Detroit -- John 'SummerJin, 18S, Detroit, outpointed Dick Hagen, 197, Chicago," 8. Houston -- Ralph Dupa.s, 136, New Orleans,, outpointed Alex Vargas, 1.10 Gnlvcston, S. Los Angeles --- Nick Moran, 150 Mexico, outpointed El C'onsdipto, 1-16, Mexico City. Sports Briefs By Tim Associated 'Pr.ess . Moficow - Husala' named an Olympic committee, indicating -she may participate in 1052 Olympics, Wichita. Kam;. .-- · Jim Trimble, director of athleilcH at Wichita University, renl(,'ned, saying "thero is no room in athletics for actions are meant lo satisfy the whims of a few excited and unstable funw who yeani for the spectacular and sometimes expect the impossible." Wealher Takes Hand In Region Baseball League ».v THE-ASSOCIATED I'KKSS The weather played a heavy hand in the West Texas-New Mex- ifio baseball league last night, ant! two games were postponed because of high winds and dual. t " '" The Pampa Oilers, last year's ruimtir-upK, carried on to .win.0*3 over the Amarillo Gold Sox and land 'atop the standings. And the Abilene Blue Sox lopped the Bor! gcr Gafiser:; 33-11. ~ ' I The Cluvis at Unnesa and Albu- j qucrque at. Lubbock Barnes were j postponed because o f . wind and ! dust.' CJovis plays a doublchender ! at Lamesa tonight, and'Atbuquei- . quo plays at Lubborlt. . . Righthander George Paytc Jed Pampa to its fourth win in five starts. He held Amarillo to three hits, fanning five hut walking 10. Losing pitcher Bob Murcovich walked nine and gave up 10 hits. Borger led 5-^ at the end of the thin! inning.- Ablcne's five-run spree in teh seventh against relief pitcher Martin Hubbard saved the day. Minor League Scores, WEST TEXAS- NEW MEXICO Pampa I), Amarillo-3 Abilene Kt, Boi-ge'r-ll . - - · Clovis at Lamcsa postponed, dust Albuquerque at Lubbock postponed, dust. SOUTHWEST INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Las Vegas 4, El Paso 3 . Juarez 5, Tijuana 3 Phoenix 8, Mexican 4 · Tucson 7, Yuma 5 . El Centra 4, BiBbee-Douglas 2 . PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE Seattle 4, Hollywood 3 ' . : San Francisco 1 -7, ·Portland l Los Angeles 6, San Diego 3 ' Sacramento a t . Portland . postponed. : · TEXAS LKAUUE Fort Worth 4, Oklahoma City 1 Dallas 2, 0 Houston G, Shre'vcport 1 Beaumont 15, San Antonio 2 ' WESTERN LEAGUE , . ·Pueblo 5, Wichita 3 'Omaha at Sioux City postponed Denver at Colorado Springs postponed \ DPS Moincs at Lincoln postponed. iisn Your Fin:tnchil Burden . . . with :i personal loan from Cldlton Loan Insurance Co. Pinehurst. N.-C."-- 'flat O'SullJ- ·nn, defending champion, beat Mrs. W. Lt. Cocke. 4 ahfl';i."in first i-nund of Women's North and floutli Loiirncy.. RACING New York -- Nothirdrlmnci- | ($10.50) Won Idlnwild purse at J n - ; maica as favored Long Bow ran third. . . ; Lexington. Ky. -- Tidy Sum ($10.80) won f e a t u r e nt Keeno land, Bowie, Md. -- Jack The Ore/it ($8) won Fair Sex at Bowie; favored Senator Joe finished vhird. Boston - Flic Fine ( $ 4 ) beat! Quix Me by a mH« in feature a l l .Suffolk Downs. San Mftlco. Calif -- Hitiden Moon ($10.70) beat favored Sun Kent! by I lend in Bay Meadows fiuilurt 1 . i but lias encountered two Inns difficulties cither by conflicts tho UKP of tlie diamond not htivinfr* H i i f r i c i c n f plnycr.s. by Free - DANCE - Freo ritiDAV XITI-; Mii.-iU- By Bnt Brown Air Pori Inn 1*200 K. Ln.s I'liiccw Avo. They have not as yet s u f f i c i e n t ilayrrs to form their team but hii.v are hopeful they can Hrouse mory interest here and they i'an get a good learn. ICvcryone Interested in playing is urged to report for one of t h e practices. Spokesmen for the Las Cnices K-tsrbiill and Softball association said Unit just as .soon as the team is lormed gameji will be scheduled. Several jjami's will Im jilnyed away from home bo-fore t h n Lions park f.s ready to go. Home panics will begin sometime In May a f t e r the p a r k Is opened up. Caiil.s have boon sent out calling Black Dougla.4. owned by King H a n u h Stables, ly the third son of lieu Mac to be noinUinted fur thu Kentucky Derby. The-others were Better Self in 1048 and Beau Max in 1950. " · for a vote for the Board of Directors of the Las Cruces- Baseball and Softball association*' Tabulation of those votes- wllj'.be completed just an soon us a few moi£ il.s are relilriiiHl. Tha Board will to work Ininicdlatcly .trying lo improve playing- conditions a t Lions I'nrk and will-work out some iigTceniPiit w i t h thobc wlio play 0]j t h e tenni. LAS CRUCES LIQUORS The Slon* of Good Spirits .MEXICAN nKKH A N " ALE Your Family Package Store 334 S. MAIN A l l players who are' interested, n playing- baseball with the M i n e 1 Sox are itrffcd to ullcmf practice sessions nt the Compress' Diamond, The next session will be held Friday afternoon followed by another session on Sunday afternoon. ^MISSION i M.- ·-11 i.i P.I 11, AilmKslim IU) - ·!;» - lite riinni- -I'iS LAST TIME TONIGHT --Flrsl Run I'lHiirc-- ^ 3 / D ( l ONE OF AMERICA'S FAMOUS REGIONAL^'? Kids Under 12 FREE When Wiih Parents ADULTS 50c ORGAN DRIVE-IN Tonite Thursday Nile Extra! 3 Cartoons! r^ It . [3 ^V" I Save txMttf Ki'ttf i)!t j · HALF FARE FAMILY FLAK I PILSNER BEER AIIIOMA kXMINO COWANT, INC » niOIMIK. ti.ll Ion { looll h,tj.» n unj«f J) J i| bath pur. » U .,Ud'l..t. 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