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PAGE EIGHT CARK.V COUNTER HONDA Y, MAT », Fightin' Phillies Take Over Lead as Brooklyn Falters By JOE KKICHIJOK Associated Press Sporli Wrilcr Make one mistake against those Inistlin 1 , fightiti' Phillies and it's your finish. Ask the harried Leo Durochcr or any of his luckless New York Giants. They'll tell yon they should have won all four weekend games from Eddie Sawyer's wliix kids, liul the boys from Philadelphia won three to New York's one. As a result, the ymmg^aml eager* — —• Phillies wrested the National League lead from the Brooklyn Dodgers. Deadlocked Ijclore yesterday's gomes, the Phils divided « pale with (lie Giants while Boston was beating the Brooks, 4-1. The Trays Split Pair with Pelicans; Vols Hand Atlanta Twin Defeat Phils thus took undisputed possession of first place by half a game.: As in the victories Friday andj Saturday, the Phits won yesler- , day's 11-inmng 5-2 opener because they were quick to take advantage, 01 a lapse by the opposition. Primarily because they played errorless ball, the GEnnfs won the nightcap, 3-1, to end a seven-game losing streak. The score was lied 2-2 as the Phils cRme to bat in yesterday's llth inning. Dick Sister walked to breome the first Phi] base runner since Andy irmsen replaced Clint Hartung in the sevench. Dick Whitman singled to right. When Don Mueller let the ball get away from him, .Si.sler scored Ihf winning run and Whitman raced to third on the two-base error. Timers Move Up Detroit shaved the New York Yankees* American League lead lo two games by whipping the St. Louis Browns twice. 6-2 and 2-1, while the Philadelphia Athletics were halving a twin bil] with the world champions. The A's came up with /our runs In their final inning to win the second game, 6-5, after New York had won tbc opener. 6-3 Washington shoved Boston Into third place with a 7-6 triumnh over the Red Sox Cleveland and Chicago swapped shutouts, Steve Onmiok, blanking the White Sox. 7-0. after' Bill Wight had stifled the Indians. I 2-fl. in the onener. Chicago's Cubs took both ends of a dotibleheader from Pittsburgh, E- 0 and 5-1, to sweep Ihelr four-Kimwi aerie.";, The third place St. Louis Cardinals whipped! the Cincinnati Reds twice, 6-2 anrf 7-2, la climb within a 1 game and a half ol the top. The home run played H big role for the Cards. After four-bg«ers by Tommy Glaviano and Enos Slaughter bad been Instrumental in winning the opener for St. Louis, catcher Joe GarapEoln hit a grand slam homer off Ewell Blackwell in the first Inning to give the Cards more than they needed to win the second game. Cubs Sweep Pair Chicago pitchers Johnny Schmftz and Bob Rush turned In nifty mound jobs holding the punchless Pirates to one run in 18 Innings, Home runs by Hank Saner. Wayne TerwiHiger nnd Bob Borkowskl helped righthander Rash to his sixth, success against- one loss. Warren Spahn permitted only five hits for hts sixth victory. Fred Hutchinson and Dizp-.y Trout pitched the Tigers to their double victory" over the Browns, Trout quit the bullpen to hurl a five-hitler in his first start. Joe Page was both hero nnd goat tor the Yankees. The sterling relief hurler pitched two httiess Innings • to protect a lead for starter Vic Rasclii in the first game. He was blasted for home runs by pinch hitter Billy Hitchcock and Bob D31- linger to blow a three-run lead for starter red San ford in. the nightcap, The second game was halted after six and a half innings because of the Pennsylvania Sunday curfew law that forbids play alter 6:59 p.m., local time. Same Mele singled on a hit-and- run play to score Eddie Stewarl from first In tlie seventh Inning to Yin tor Washington over the Hcc Gus Zer mar's homer with one on produced the only runs in Chicago's first game victory over Early Wynn and tlie Indians. Wight scat(erc< nine hits for his third irhnnph. Major League Leaders By Tlie Associated Tress iN'ationa! League Balling—Muslal. St. Louis, .442; Hopp. Pittsburgh, .371. Runs — Jones, Philadelphia and Glaviano, St. Louis, 30. Runs batted in—Saucr, Chicago, 30; Westlake. Pittsburgh, 28. Hils—Muslal, St. Louis, 53: Jeth- roc. Boston and Robinson, Brooklyn. 45. Doubles — Mnsial, SI. Louis, 15; Robinson, Brooklyn, 14. Triples — Ashbtirn, Philadelphia, 4; Kerr and Jethroe, Boston and Muslal anil Slaughter. St. Louis. 3. Home runs — Kiner. Pittsburgh, Gordon, Boston, Pafko, Chicago and Jones. Philadelphia. 8. Stolen bases — Jethroe, Boston. Terwilligcr. Chicago, Reese and Snider. Brooklyn, 5. Strikeouts — Roberts, Philadelphia.. 47; Spahn, Boston, 52. Pitching — Rush, Chicago, fi-1; .857; Bankhcad. Brooklyn. 4-1, .800 American League Batting — Doby. Cleveland, .502; Lehner, Philadelphia, .385. Runs — DiMaggto, and Stephens, Boston, 37. Runs batted in—Stephens. Boson. 43; Williams, Boston, 39. Hits—DiMagglo. Boston, 52; Slc- ihens, Boston, 50. Doubles—Kelt. Detroit. 12; Werlz. letrolt. 11. Triples — Dillinger, Philadelphia nd Mapes and Hcnrich, New York. Home runs Williams, Boston, 11; Dropo, Boston. 10. Stolen bases — Dillinger, Phiia- ielphla. 5; DiMnggio, Boston, ami Doby, Cleveland, 4. Strikeouts—Reynolds, New York. 42: Lemon, Cleveland, 35. Pitching—Byrne. New York, 4-t. 800; Hudson, Washington. 6-2. .750. By Husli Sculle Associated I'rcss Sports Writer Little Rock's Travelers and the ALhnts. Crackers prpbnbly arc tbe rrio.st dn7ed clubs in (he Southern Association, but for different reasons. The Travelers knocked off two of the top contenders, Mohile and New Orleans, on .successive days. The Crackers, on the other hand arc reeling from the one-two punch hnndtnJ them Sunday by Nashville's Vols, A nemisis in seasons past, Na.shville nppeEirs to be ready again to be Atlanta's downfall as the Vol* have yet to lose to the Crackers (his season — a statement no other club in the loop can make. Nnshvilte's 11-3 ami 3-2 victories over Atlanla started the upseLs. ami 1 Memphis' Chicks dumped Mobile from second to fourth place with a 2-1 win. Birmingham's Barons had to g:j in ex'ra inning lo edge Chat- lanoosja. 4-3. and stay In a tic with the Chicks Then, in a pair of night games, Little Rock, after winning frnm Mobile Saturday, trimmed the 1 Pels of New Orleans. -1-2. In the on- ener. The Pelicans came roaring Sports Roundup By HUGH FUfXKRTON JR. NEW YORK, May 29. </]>j~Claude Cltmer of Cleveland, Tcnu., who never thought he'd get into a football game again, will be "honorary captain" and play for both teams In the spcond national high school all-America game nt Memphis Aut?. 9 ... Claude lost a leg as the result of a football injury. . . . Protected by Ihe 1950 rule regarding the player who holds the ball on the try for point after a touchdown, he will be nnmeil to hhold it for nolh teams when they score ... In addition, part of the proceeds of the game will go lo his scholarship fund, which already is above $5,000. . But Claude isn't the only kid who'll set a thrill out of this game. . . The East and West sauads will in elude players from 32 slates—some from cities and some from Ihe whis- lie stops, probably some who will .see an airplane nt close range for the flrst time when they've flown to Memphis for the game. . . They have one thing In common: every one was chosen for an all-dislrlct, all-stale or all-something team and Ihey were chosen from the nominations of 500 newspapers and 153 sports broadcasters. . . A lot of college coaches will be Interested spectators. MMNHS BOUTHEW* ASSOCIATION A (Junta . ... Birmingham , Memphis . ,, Mobile New Orleans Nashville , .. Chattanooga . Little Hock .. NATlftNAL, LEAGUE W Philadelphia 22 Brooklyn St. Louis .. Boston , ., Chicago . . Pittsburgh New York Cincinnati 21 20 18 17 1C 11 I AMEtlCAN New York .., Detroit Boston . .. ',. Cleveland , . Washington . Philadelphia Chicago . ... St. Louis ... back in t>T «ame t^ win, 9-2. Luxor a Nine Gets 6-0 Win Over Armorel Charley Hicks gave the Arniorcl Tigers only three hits as he pitched he Luxor a Independents to a G-0 hutoiit victory at Arinorel Park ,'eslerday nfternoon. Hicks went, all the way for Lux- ira. He got good backing from hts earn mates and pitched well in the cluthces. Their inability lo hit when it counted hurt the Tigers. They left 13 runners stranded on the bases. Fritz West worked for Arinorel .mtil the ninth when he was replaced by Merkle Williams. Luxorn collected eight hits off the offerings of the two Tiger twirlcrs. IS,1X5 See Twin Hill The largest crowd of the season. 15.135. turned out in Atlanta to .see AI Heneneberk and Don Lid die suffer tlicir first defeats of the The Vols teed off on Henenclicck ripht away In Ihe first game and had three runs across in the first frame and another in the second before Al nwler could put out the fire. Fowler tasted until tbc srv- ith before being blasted by n. six- in outburst. The Vols again took a first inning fid in the nightcap when Joe Da- ialo and John Liplak singled in accession ami Fred Richards sacrl- ced Damato home with a long fly. licy got two more, in the third on 'amato's single, stolen base, an er- or, and three successive singles. Dooliltle limners The Little Rock-New Orleans win bill was the most explosive of le season in the Crescent City as x home runs were belted. All but ne of the six runs scored by the wo teams in the opener "came on ircuit blows. Duke Doolittle started the fire- forks in the second inning, when he lusted one with one man on to iiit Uttte Rock ahead. Pel Jack lerson got one run back with his .onier and then New Orleans tied It p by getting to' Lou Ix)mbnrdo for , walk, double and single thai was .0_qd for another run in the second ioi) ten; by Floyd Fogg nnd Hal ftfnpson gave the game to the Peb- ilc.s. The Pels made short work of Milo 'ohn«on in the afterpiece, marking ip nine runs m the Ihlrd and fourth mi Ings, Someone lo Add-Meyer Harness racing claims to have the biggest brother act in all sports. . . Five Meyer brothers of Bridgevillc, Del., all arc trainers and tlrivers. They are Eddie, 42, Jimmy, 40, Billy. 34, Ellis, 25. and Alan. 2'J. . . Their grandfather, Jim Meyer, is a former owncr-trnincr-driver and didn't miss a night as spectator at Uie recent 20-night meeting at Harrington. Del., before the boys moved on to Roueeroft Raceway in Maryland. . . . And their father, Edwin, Sr.. formerly had a racing stable but was forced out of action by an accident some years ago. B. wi.xon 2b 5 Conners 3b ft Neymnn ss .. Lutes If Wiseman Ib C. Wi.vson cf Baker cf Coleman rf .. White c Hicks p Totals Armorel DickWakefield Arrives on Coast SAN FRANCISCO, May 29. (/F| -! Ex-Yankee Dick VVafeeficIri arrived nl San Francisco last night for his new assignment with the Oakland Acorns of the Pacific Coast League. He was shy about forecasting his future. "I know a number of players in the Oaks team and I can say for future I will be no standout in their company. The fact is 1'il be lucky if f make the team," the tempestuous Wakefieirl said. He told reporters that he had played little more than one inning nil season nnci though he Isn't overweight just doesn't consider himself up to playing immediately. An . S . 5 De Long 3b Rogers 2b A. Bunch ct 5 Young rf 3 Wilson r! 1 Johnson c 4 G. Bunch ss 4 Williams Ib J Lewis If 1 Metralt If 3 West p ^ ore and manganese Passport Rules Set PARIS (AP)—Tlie govcrnmen of France and Switzerland liav concluded an agreement undc which French citizens may vis Switzerland nnd the Swiss may vis France without the (ormnUly of passports or visas. Under the new regulations a valid national identity card is sufficient for visits not. exceeding three monlh.v Walcott Wins Decision Over Hein Ten Hoff LEAGUE W L ....24 10 21 11 ,...24 16 .... 19 .... 18 ....13 '23 ....10 21 .... 8 22 16 Pel. .674 .581 .581 .571 .537 .450 .400 .195 Pel. .629 .018 .6*3 .M5 .531 .432 361 .213 Pol. .100 .656 .600 .543 .529 .361 .303 .267 Yeste'day's Results Soutlern Association Birmingham 4, Chattanooga 3. Memphis !, Mobile 1. Nashville 11-3, Atlanla .1-2. Little Roc: 4-1, New Orleans 2-9. / Niiional f.eague Boston 4, Brooklyn 1. Phlladelpha 5-1, New York (first game 11 tunings). St. Louis i-7, Cincinnati 2-2. Chicago 65, Pittsburgh 0-1. Acerican League New Yorl 6-5, Philadelphia (second gaiie G 1-2 innings). Detroit 62, St. Louis 2-1. Washington 7, Boston 6. Chicago :-0, Cleveland 0-7. 3-6 Monday Matinee The Syracuse U. and Colgate ', asebaJI teams will piny the 100th' ame of their ancient series Satur- ay. . . . After George Connor, Hears luckle, played alongside nd Bill Wightkin. who'll be a Bear ookie, in the recent Notre Dame old timers" vs. varsity game, icorge's complete scouting report as: "He'll do." . . . The eastern itei collegiate golf chnmplomhln ill be a real tournament next PL ing, with an Individual cham- 'kmshlp and a team title decided ii the qualifying round. . . Bt!l Gar- ctt. Indiana hurdler, sprinter and osUctbull center, entered a cam•us horseshoe tournament and 'itched 20 ringers in SO attempts. , . And Davidson's Tommy Haler, who averaged ten points a game n basketball, really outdid himself iy scoring an average of 12 a meet n track. Dot's All, Brother* Lev! Jackson,'who graduates from Yale in June, will go to work in the 'ord personnel department in Dearborn, Mtch. . . . Wonder if one of .hose guys-who tosses motors around .vill become the next Jim Fuchs? . , . More than 20 members of the Marquctle U. football squad have Ined up summer jobs in Milwaukee breweries. Maybe they'll change the college colors to forever amber. Tolav's Games Souhern Association Memphis at Mobile. Chattanbga at Birmingham. Nashvill'i at Atlanta. Little Rick at New Orleans. \4ttonal Leaffue Brooklyi at New York. Only g.me scheduled. American League Bostor at Washington. Chicaio at St. Louis. Only games scheduled. Judcp Backs Immigration HAFA, Israel. (.T>-Anybody who doesut. like it in Israel dnesn't hav* to sky. So ruled a Haifa magis trate Ttrce young Jews travelled to MANNHEIM. Germany, May 29 'I—Hcin Ten Hoff, the towering German gained talher than los prestige, in dropping n tcn-roum decision lo Jersey Joe Walcott. Ten Hoff himself was so pleasei over his showing in the bout las night that he said he expects ni invitation to go to the Unite States and maybe earn a shot a the heavyweight title. Wnlcoll, the 1-2 favorite who broke Ten Hoff's nose but couldn't knock him out. joined in praise of the giant Teuton's performance. "He's a fine fighter and should go a long way," Walcott said. However, the 30-yenr-otil American blamed the rain which fell through the first sis rounds for his failure lo land n knockout punch. "The canvas was so slick I couldn't get set." Joe Claimed. The betting was that Walcott, who floored Joe Louis twice in two great battles for the heavyweight championship, would put the German champ away before schedule But Ten Hoff's Ion? loft, jab kept Jersey Joe at bay for much of the bailie. There were 110 knockdowns. Although he gave away six year. 1 and 18 pounds to the 30-year-old 219-pound German, Walcott finish- 1 cd stronger Junior League Is Re-Organized First gnme In the newly re-orgnn izcri Junior High Baseball Lengis sponsored by the Ely they Me Y, WH to be played at Walker Park tlw afternoon. J. P. Gnrrott, Y director, salil th.t new .schedule was drawn up at a meeting of team represent a I iv*s Saturday. The Junior High Lcagic completed piny last week but It TOS decided to continue throughout tic summer months. This_ Rfternoon Little Park is slated lo meet David Acres w:h Yarhro playing Mnloney Park n- inorrow afternoon and Promisd Land meeting L,ute,s Store Wedns- dny afternoon. • Conch James Fisher of Blytlc- villc High School will supense lengue piny. Adults 50c—Children 1 5c BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, May 29 8:15 p.m. TAG MATCH Walter Sirois & Bill Canny Versus Tex Riley & Roy Welch Also 2 T-Fall 30 Minute Matches Sirois vs. Riley Canny YS. Welch ndians Get Pensions NEW DELHI, India. (,T)-TI\c 1st governor-general of India, Chaka- arti Rajngopalachfiri, will be gi«n . lifetime pension of $211 month. Finance Minister J«m fattlni. nnnouncinfi this In ur- tainent, said n similar pension 'ill je Riven to retired presidents of he "ndlan Republic. Station KBTM Starting al 9:45 a.m. rH«UHNG! IXCI7ING I INDIANAPOLIS 500-Mile Race BROADCAST XOUCHT TO YOU IT JOHN MILES MILLER CO. lllylhcville, Ark. Your Perfect-Circle Distributor HAVE YOU TASTfD tie bonded Kentucky Bourbon with the flavor that's so different? Try Yellowstone — smioth and mellow . ; . rich butnot heavy i i . famous since 18",2. No 'Run.-Away Winner Is Likely At Speedway--Cars Too Similar By DALE BURGESS IiXDIANAPOUS, May 20. (AP)—Nobody is likely to run away from the field— s Jules Coux did in 1913—in tomorrow's 500-mile automobile race at the Indianapolis Motor •pecdway. The cars are too much alike. Time trials that ended yesterday* • Pirates Await Doctor's Word On Pettit's Arm* c or First Time In 20 Years A's Minus a Mack PHILADELPHIA, Mnj 29. (/]>> — 'he Philadelphia Athletics played n American League baseball game esterday without a Mack at the lelm for the first time In 20 years. Connie Mack left Shibe Park af- er his A's lost the first game of a oubleheadcr to the Ne\v York Yan- ees. New Assistant Manager Jlm- ny Dykes led the club to an uphill to 5 victory over the league lead- ng Yanks in the nightcap. Baseball experts looked back inlo he records to find that not since :ddie Collins and the late Kid Jleason used to sit in occasionally or Connie Mack has an Athletic earn taken the field without a .lack in the dugout directing action. Either Connie or his son, Earle, ran he team. But Earle was made chief ieout Friday night when the board if directors shookup the chib's high •omniand. Dykes was named assistant man- iger and Mickey Cochrane p/omot- cd from pitching coach to the new- y created post of general manager, "'ochrane now is In charge of all player personnel. He makes the .rades and changes and signs the )]ayers. The sight of no Mack on an A's' bench during a game revived the old Question. Is the 87-year-old Connie in his last season at the lehn of his beloved Athletics? With the exception of Mack himself, nearly everything points to tfiis being the last active season for he grand old man of baseball. He steadfastly denies any thoughts of vacating the managership he has lield for 50 years. "I know what people are saying. I suppose answering them will do TO good. But I have no intention of stepping down this year, next year the next. I want to go along long as the fans want me," Mack said. Britain as stowaways aboard the steamer "Cyprian Prince." They were returned to Israel. Magistrate J. Maman satd he had no powers to authorize their exit from Israel. But, he added, he saw no object in punishing peoplt who do not wish to slay here. iroduced the best-balanced, fastest ineup of the 34 Memorial Day sweepstakes. The 33 cars averaged 131.045 miles an hour, compared with last year's previous record of 128.361. The field matches 11 veteran Ime starters and six who were in- speedway drivers against 10 first- iiated to the grind last year. The dean of the -lineup Is Mauri Rose of South Bend, Intl., stirt- ing for the 14th time and hoping to become the first four-time winner. The youngest is Jerry Hoyt, of In- dlanapol is, 21 years old and dreaming of becoming another Mauri Rose beardless sensation like Louie Meyer in 1928, Jimmy Murphy in 1S22 or Frank Lockhart in 1926. Only One Six Cylinder Car Mechanically, the contest will send 32 four-cylinder cars against a lone sixcylinder diesel to be driven by Jimmy Jackson of Desert Hot Springs, Calif. All will be conventional rear-drive racers except Rose's Haowrd Keck Special and the Blue Crown Specials to be driven by Bill Holland of Reading, Pa., the 1949 winner, and Tony Bettenhausen of Tinle Park, III. The newcomers yielded nothing to the old timers in three weekends of time trials. Walt Faulkner of 10-inile qualification record of 134- North Long Beach, Calif., set a .343 miles an hour In the Grants Piston Ring Special. Cecil Green of Houston Texas, had the second fastest time trial of 132.910 miles an hour in the John Xink Special. Fred Agabashian of Albany, Calif., qualified for his third "500" with ht« third fastest time, 132.792. Schindler Has Good Time Bill Schindler of- Freeport, L. I., 41-year-old veteran of the dirt tracks but a speedway novice, was the sensation of the last qualifying weekend. An artificial leg didn't keep him fromqualifying the Auto Shippers Special at 132.791 miles an hour, fourth-best of the field. Apart from Faulkner's phenomenal 10-mile qualifying run, the spread of the lield ranged only from Green's 132.910 to Jacteon's BALTIMORE, May 29—</P)—The Pittsburgh Pirates held their collective breath today, waiting to hear what a surgeon has to say about a $100,000 arm. The arm belongs to Paul petit, who belongs to the Pirates. The 18-year-old California bonus pitcher checked in here last night for an examination by Dr. George Bennett, the Johns Hopkins Hospital specialist who has treated Joe Dlmaggio, Tommy Henrich and other greats of the baseball world. Petit withdrew Irom a game.he was pitching for the New Orleans Pelicans last week, complaining of a sharp pain In 1 the arm. Hugh Luby, manager of the Southern Association, club which has the lefthander under option from the Pirates, later said Petit couldn't throw his fast ball effectively because of the pain. Sirois, Canny to Team In Feature Mat Bout Walter Sirois and Bill Canny ar» slated to meet veterans Roy Welch and Tex Riley in the tag match feature of the American Legion'i wrestling bouts at Memorial Auc"^-. torium tonight. '^1 Tills will be Riley's first appearance here in more than a month. The veteran Cherokee Indian grappler, eldest of the four wrestling Welch brothers, is one of the most popular wrestlers to perform here. Two one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card. In the first, RJler will battle Sirois with Canny meeting Welch in the second. 129.208. 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