The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 1, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 1, 1950
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TAGS BZ Cards and Brooklyn Open Three Game Series Tonight BLWHttVILLE (ARK.) COUBIEB NEWS By JACK HAND " (Associated Press Sports Writer) Memo to Brooklyn—beware the St. Louis Cards. Checks still burn on the Cardinal bench at the memory bets Field. That was the dRy St. Louis blew an 8-0 lend and Strong men slill blanch it the* — thought of Tommy Glaviano's three ; «uccessive errors In the ninth In- mlng. Glaviano and Manager Eddie Dyer never will forget It. The experts wrote the Cards' obll Ihe next day. They .said it was ttie end o( St. Louts as a pennant threat in 1850. Brooklyn had landed a knock out blow at St. Louis morale. They nevei would bounce back. ' Next time the Cards played of the May !8 horrors of Eb- lost to the Dodgers, 9-8. game they rallied Unith six In the Tommy GUviano fshth Inning to knock out Warren Gpahn and whip Boston. The next victim was the Phillies' Robin Roberts. Cards m Second Place And so on, down the line. Since the black day in Flalbush they have won nine of 11, hotter than any club In the league. They left Brooklyn tied for third, three games out of first. Now they're second, one Came behind Brooklyn. Tonight Is the night. The chance to get even They open a three- game series with the Dodgers at Sportsman's Park. Don't say the Dodgers weren't warned. Old Cardinals don't forget. : ' This second western swing of the Brooks can be most important. By whipping St. Louis three straight at Brooklyn they turned back the Card threat for the moment. By aweeplng the holiday doubleheader 'from the Phillies, they repelled another threat. If they can get out of St. Louis with their lead intact, they may be able to pull away and lake command The trip Is important for Leo Durocher's New York Olants. too, In a different sort of way. The Polo Grounds wolves arc .howling for Leo's scalp although his contract runs through 1951. Going r . Into tonight's two-night doubleheader at Cincinnati, the Giants are running > dreary seventh, nine •antes off the pace. Chicago, still two games over the :• JOO mark, Is first stop for the deflated Philllei who were knocked from first to third Tuesday. After Clilcngo, the Phils bump smack Into St. Louie for three very Impor- mnt (fame*. PHUbmrjh Play. Boirttm Boiton finds Pittsburgh, reeling under an eight-game losing streak. Ralph Klner's home run production slowed down to a walk with • only one In the last 10 days. If the Bravevs are to move in the race _;»ow is their time .with Sid Gordon 'back in the ttneup. American League box scores will be studied for the next few days to find the effects of the big Chicago-Washington deal. .The While Sox move into the whit* glare of the Yankee Stadium •potlights for n night game with ••• New York which has won 17 of Its •last 20. After cooling off Boston with ; • Decoration Day sweep, Casey Stengel is In fine shape to open'a long «tand against the west. Eddie Rob., Inson, coveted by the Yanks during the winter, is to play first for Chicago. Ray Ccarborotlgh and Al Ko- Mr also are to be with the club Washington will parade its new . Kock—second baseman Cass Michaels, outfielder Johnny Ostrowskl and pitcher Bob Kuzava before the home folks. Kuzava isn't supposed to start against St. Louis tonight but the others may see action. Both leagues had an open date yesterday. As trees grow old, less food and water Is carried to vital parts, leaves become smaller, wounds heal more • slowly and more branches die. WHOPPER! It is * difficult but very welcome Uak foi Billy Brown to lift this 17-pound king mackerel, caught in the Gulf Stream o(t'C«pe Lookout. N C. Its the season's first by rod and reel. Our Telephone Numbei- 4438 Shclton Motor Co. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Atlanta Birmingham . Memphis . ... Mobile New Orleans . Nashville . Chattanooga . Little Rock . W 31 27 27 25 21 18 18 Pet. .600 .591 .550 .558 .429 .383 .186 NATIONAL LEAGUE W I. Brooklyn . . St. Louis . . Philadelphia Boston . Chicago . .. Pittsburgh . New York . Cincinnati . 23 22 22 19 18 1G 12 10 New York . Detroit . . Boston . .. Cleveland . Washington Philadelphia Ihicago . . St. Louis . AMERICAN LEAGUE \V L 26 10 22 12 24 18 20 17 19 17 14 24 13 8 Yesterday's Results Southern Association Memphis 3, Mobile 2 Only game scheduled National League No games scheduled American Leagu* No games scheduled Today's Games Southern Association Birmingham at Memphis, night Atlanta at Little Rock, night Mobile at. Chattanooga, night New Orleans at Nashville, night National Learne New York at Cincinnati (2) Brooklyn at St. Louis, night Boston at Pittsburgh Philadelphia at Chicago American League Chicago at New York, night Cleveland at Boston, night Detroit at Philadelphia, night St. Louis at Washington, night Irish's Trainer Praises Bowling COLUMBUS, O., June t. (iTi— The Irainer of Notre Dame's athletic .cams, says bowling i-s the "greatest challenge I've ever met in sports. 1 ' Hughie Burns, the Irish trainer, adds ihat "this bowling is a funny game." His remarks came after •shooting In the American Dnwlitig Congress Tournament. He had 509- 476-5W in his three sets. It's "ft wonderful game," says Burns, "but I'll be dnrned if I can set It figured out. Where I've been Jowling three years and go out there .oday and what do I get? Nothing. I average IDS and 186 back home in Michigan City. Ind. Here I average learly 170." Burns wasn't the only one moan- ng about what happened to him in :he tournament Wednesday. Johns jrolhers Foods of Detroit was high :eam with 2755; George LaRose of Syracuse, N. Y was top in singles with 600, and Jim D'Allesanrtro and Say Maslak 01 Amsterdam, N. Y., took the doubles high ol 1188. None of yesterday's scores was good enough to displace any of the 10 top bowlers In the various divisions. 2 Games Tonight In Softball Loop Still plagued by rain, city Softball League teams will try to get in two more games tonight with n doubleheader scheduled for Walker Park. Kain and wet grounds has curtailed play in the league since opening day May 2 and Tuesday nignt league action was again postponed due to wet grounds. In tonight's games Wade Lcc Cotton Company meets the Rnzsr- backs of the Razorback Drive-In at 8 o'clock and Ark-Mo Power plays Montgomery Ward in the'second game. Michigan was separated Indiana Territory In 1805. from SHOE REPAIRING SAVES MONEY! Prompt Servic« Expert Workmanship H-fl LTCRS QUBLITY SHOC SHOf I 2. I W MAIM ST Sports Roundup By HUGH FUU.KRTON JR. Pet. .030 .611 .595 .543 .5M .410 .375 .286 ret. .122 .(M7 .571 .541 .528 .308 .361 ,242 NEW YORK, June 1. {/Py—The U. of Missouri Is coming up with another good distance runner, and they don't need a poll to tell you Pete Gallup will make an excellent mate for Bill McOuirc ... As a freshman this spring he ran a 4:20.6 mile to beat McOuire's best yearling time and a 9:35.9 two miles that surpassed John Munskl's freshman record . . . Larry MacPhail will sell nine of his yearling thoroughbreds at the Saratoga auctions this summer . . . He'd get bol- ter prices if he could persuude his Brooklyn successor, Branch Rickey to act as auctioneer . . . Baseball scouts at a District 4 NCAA playoffs will have their eyes on John'Bls- kup, a pint-sized catcher who batted .369 for Ohio U this spring . . . Seems that Blskup can sock that old biscuit. Vindication During his two-year term as Davidson College football coach, Cherley Jamerson proved himself a nonconformist. He wouldn't bring on', the crying towel like other Southern Conlcrence coaches . . . Inheriting a sophomore team that h;id won six of nine games, Charley cut loose a flock of optimistic predictions, but wound up with only three victories . . . Last fall Jamerson had the same squad, including 23 seniors, so he forecast the best season In 25 years for the Vildcats. Result: eight losses in en starts ... In baseball it was ust as bad when a team boasting; ettcrmen in eight starting positions ost 16 out of 18 ... But the Dav- dson students didn't give up on liarley ... In the last week of school they gave him a resounding ote, not for head coach, atheletic director or even the publicity job— but, as cheerleader for the coming ;eason. THtJRSDAY, JUNE 1, One-Minute SporU Page Baseball experts are looking for hat White Sox-Senators trade to ouch off a whole series of deals. But the two clubs claim they'll keep •vhat they got . . . And, speaking >f trades. Al Dark, who now is In L terrific slump, wns the reason hat Giants-Braves deal took so ong last winter. Braves owner Lou Perini didn't want to part with Al . . The U. of Virginia Is prcpar- ng for big football crowds next 'all by renumbering the stadium icats to put two more people in each row ... At that, the custom- a rs will get two inches more than hey usually do ... Five of the lest young golf prospects In the nctropolllnn area won't shoot, for PGA qualifying places today. Dick Mayer'JpouB Ford, Art Wall. Sheley Mnyfield and Jay Herbert have- I't completed their term ol apprenticeship. Binfo! At the windnp or Cornell's spring ootball practice. Coach Lefty James figured his defenses were way ahead of the offense. So he staged an inlra-squad game and the "Whites" beat the "Reds" 39-33 . . The Harlingen. Tex., ball pars: n the Rio Grnnde Valley League lias neon-lighted uprights to mark the foul lines ... If a visiting player socks one just inside, they prob- \y start flashing, a bell rings and sign comes on that says tilt. Scott Tries Hand At Diamond Sport CROSSETT. Ark., June 1. Wj— Football-track star Clyde Scott tried his hand at baseball the other night. Playing with Lake Village in sandlot game here, the former University of Arkansas athlete now with the Plillndclphin Eagles hit a home run and a triple and walked on:e in four ',rlps to the plate. But Crossett won anyway, 10-5. Dycss, Arhyrd Nurses To Be Presented Caps Miss Mary Ellis of Dyess and Miss Peggy Shirley of Arbyrd. Mo., will be among 38 first-year nurses to receive their caps in ceremonies at 7:45 tomorrow night at Baptist Hospital in Memphis. • Miss Mary B. arise?,, director ot nursing education at Kennedy Veterans Hospital, will give the principal address and Miss Nina N. Basliam, director of nurses at Bap- TREMENDOUS^American League pitchers, who have long since despaired of successfully coping with the awesome Red Sox duo of Ted Williams and Vcrn Stephens, find they have added a new tormentor, huge Walt Dropo. The six-fool five-inch, 220-pound slugger, following Williams and Stephens in the Boston batting order, shows the mighty swing, stance and grip that keeps him among the leaders in home runs and runs-balled-in. He's slick in the field and mobile on bases loo Race car owners and drivers divid- d up a record $201.035 in prizes odoy from the fastest—and the hortest—race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. "Boy/I never had it so good," irowed Johnny Parsons, pocketing he $57,458.63 top prize at. tile 500- nile victory dinner last night. The handsome Van Nuys, Calif., BILL GOD WIN SPORTING GOODS Swim trunks 2.95. Tennis Ratiuels Caps of all kinds Jimmie "B" Boats $50 iiasehall & Softball Uniforms, all prices, lettering All types Summer Ath- leic Equipment. "If It's Sporting Goods, See Us." W. Main Ph. 6762 Parsons Gets $5 7,45 8 As Speedway Winner INDIANAPOLIS, June 1. (ti'i — racer won't keep it all, but drivers Cotton Pickers Open Season With 8-3 Win Blythevllle's Junior Legion Coton Pickers opened their 1950 sea- on with a decisive 8-3 win over he Wilson High School nine at Wilson yesterday afternoon. Jerry Dyer, Lanky right hander, :ot the starting mound assignment "or the Pickers and he hurled our-hlt ball in winning his first game. Dyer went the mil seven nnings, striking o u t eight but valked six and hit one batter. The pickers got to McNabb. Wil;on hurler, early with five runs in he first two innings. They iced he game with a two-run uprising n the sixth and scored their final tally in the seventh. Wilson scored its three runs In he fourth and seventh frames. ;iusliing across one in the fonr'.h find two in the seventh. Kormce led he pickers nt the plate witti two ills in three trips. Blythevllln AB 1 angley Ib . hildress Ib Vance ss .. • O'Neal 3b . lollaud rf . Dyer p Halsell cf . Bclknap 2b iurnham . Sconce c ... -Imery If Totals Wilson AB . 3 4 4 Burch rf Hyals cf Webb c Nfooring ss 2 Boyles 3b 4 Jones If 2 Cash Ib 2 iisscll 2b : 4 McNabb p 3 of this kind usually get around 35 ier cent. Every driver's take Is a irivate deal between him and his car owner. The price clisuriDimon irom T. E. Pop) Myers, Speedway vice president, got no more than grudging icceptance from one car owner— Ervin Wolfe, Tulsa. Okln. The $8.188.63 which Joie chltwood and lis relief driver, Tony Beltenhau- icn, collected [or the fifth place was ibout $13,810 less than Wolfe nought it should be. Holland Pockets $21,898 Unofficial results announced at -he end of the race Tuesday gave he Wolfe Special second place. A check of the tape and charts pushed he car down to fifth, and Bill Holland,. Miami claimed the $21,898.63 second prize. The 31-year-old champion won 516,820 in lap prizes, besides $32,500 :o r winning the race, Jloo for qualifying and S412.12 as an entry fee refund. The rest of his share was made l]p of accessories. The winner also got the Mercury pace car, an assortment of trophies, cocker spaniel pup. a set of tools, ring, a portrait of himself anri year's free meals, provided he's In Indianapolis. Rose Gels $15,208 Here are the top ten shares of the 5201,035 in prizes: 1. Johnny Parsons, Van Nuys, Call/.. Wynn's Friction Roofing special. $57.457.63. 2. Bill Holland. Miami. Fla., Blue Crown Spark plug Special, $21 803.63. 3. Mauri Rose, South Bend..Ind., Howard Keck Special. S15.268.63. 4. Cecil Green. Houston, Tex., John ZInk Special. $10.963.63. 5. Joie Chitwood. Heading, Pa., Wolf Special. $8.785.63. 6. Lee Wallard. Altamont. N. Y.. Blue Crown Special, S6.863.63. 7. Walt Faulkner, North Long Beach, Calif., Orant piston Ring Special $7,663.63. 8. George Connor. Los Angeles. Blue Crown Special. S5,138.63. 9. Paul Russo, Hammon, Ind., Rnsso-Nickels Special. {4,988.63. 10. Pat Flaherty. Glcndale. Calif., Granatelli-Sabonrin Special, »4, 638.63. Totals 28 Quaint Structures In the salt steppe region of Turkey, cone-shaped rocks, formed bj water action, are hollowed out bj monks to form cave dwellings, tombs, and even churches. list Hospital will present the caps. A reception for members of the class and guests will follow at the Nurses' Residence. WE BUY AND SELL USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 Coll for Yoiir Key <• Kentucky HospitmlHy Connoisseurs who really appreciate fine bourbon prefer the distinctive flavor, distilled and aged into OLD FITZGERALD by genuine sour masb metbods since 1870. To discover (lie kcjr to bourbon Mlisfaction, call for OLD FTTZ, OLD FASHIONED. WTJH.-WWIH tftTIUIir MASH KENTUCKY S.TKAIGHT «OURJON wHisxtv • 100 lead's Tigers Beat Courier 8-5 Mead's Tigers scored six runs in he first two innings and then went on to beat the Courier News 8-5 In Bay Window Softball League game at Little Park yesterday aftcr- icon. The loss was the Courier's third of the season and the first to the Tigers. Wilson Bohanning led the Tigers at bat with two doubles In hre« trips. Hank Haines led the Courier with two singles in three imes at bat. John Burnett went the route for -he Tigers allowing six hits. Elmer Smith and George Clark or the Courier, giving up seven lil.s. This afternoon, Godwin's Sporc- ng Goods Li slated to meet Burnett Paidson. USG A to Attempt to Speed Up Play in National Open NEW YORK, June 1. (AP)—Plagued by increasing slowness of play, the U. S. Golf Association is in a state of mind to do something pretty drastic about the problem at the National Open Championship at Merion next week. Woogons Get Bonus Pitcher; Chicks Win 3-2 By The Associated Pr«n Chattanooga Is awaiting the arrival of one time bonus boy Frank Quinn, a righthander once worth *50,000—a price the entire team of Lookouts probably wouldn't bring with their seventh-place standing. Quinn got his bonus price from the Boston Red Sox when he graduated from Yale in 1948. Tile 23- year-old hurler was sent, to •Birmingham where he completed a 5-2 record. Last year the "old blue" pitched in 11 relief assignments for Boston but received no decisions and this year the Washington Senators picked him up for the waiver price and optioned him to Chattanooga. He wns expected to arrive today. Mobile's Bears were dropped into fifth place last night when Memphis defeated them 3-2 in the Southern Association's only fame. The one run for the Chicks came when outfielder Bill Higdon stretched a bunt into a round trip in the third inning. Mobile third bnsemun Walt Rogers scooped up the bunt and fired it over the head of Los Ruchser at first. Ruchser finally regained the ball and shot it, to shortstop f'rad Posiloese who let it get by him. By the time the infield Hoople was over, Higdon was home free. Pacemaker-Motor Game Postponed The Northeast Arkansas-South- ea,st Missouri Softball League game worked betwec " the Burnett Hudson Pacemakers and the Blythevllle Motor Company Motormeii scheduled for tost night was postponed until next week. The game has been set for play next, Wednesday night. There might b« a summary disqualification or two, or >t leul iom« painful stroke penalties, unless th» boy* quit doing a "civil englneerldb job on each shot, warm Joe Off, executive secretary. of the ruling body. "The time has come when we Blm- ply must act If the |ame it not to be seriously Injured," he declared today. "The thins li getting completely out of hand. "We've already been foreed to eul our starling field from 171 to 1«J out of a total original entry Hit of 1400. That means that because of slow play by some at the fetlown there are nine potential cbamploni in the country who will not get to play at all." Each player at Merlon will <r» handed n "greeting card" from John D. Ames of Chicago, chairman of the Championship Committee, urging him to break himself of lh» "bad habit" of dawdling. To Speed Up Play Stressing that the snail's pace of some players is costing golf heavily in popularity, the open entries will be instructed to "be observant, reach your decision quickly and execute your shots with promptness and dispatch." If this doesn't work, then Ames, Dey and other members of a mobile USC5A force will be prepared to drt their battle helmets and sally foi^i, looking for bottlenecks. "We won't, of course, do anything precipitately," Dey said. "When we find a player or a group of players who appear to be holding up play we will first have to make certain that the gallery is not resonsible, that the marshals are doing their work properly. "Even when we feel certain that the player or players are responsible for slowing up the field we'll probably just issue a warning note. "If that doesn't have the desired effect, we have power under the rules to inflict, a two-stroke penalty on the spot, or even to disqualify if the offense Is repeated. It is a hard thing to administer, but we've got to do something." A gray birch tree is old at 40. Powerful 1 h.p. 5 a soli p* engirt* fiv« wH-itarptflinf *•*! blad De«p tr*a4 wnt-pn«unioti< rubber Krn

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