The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1935 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 22, 1935
Page 8
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'Bama Grid Ace Threatens lo Oust Owen From Hot ' Corner. EDITOR'S K'OXi;: This Is another of a series of stories on Ug league training camiis. II deals with the Detroit Tigers. BY 1IAKKV GKAYSON Sports Editor, NKA Service LAKELAND, Fla., March 22.—The most talked or player in tlic Detroit camp is not one of Inst reason's satellites—the • record-tying Schoolboy Rove, Bridges, Greonbcrg, Cieh- rlnger, Gosllii, or little Jo-Jo White, whose flashing spikes stlrra! up nil the -trouble in Die world scries. He is not Chester Collins Morgan, the new outfielder who led Texas League hitters with a cool .342. The young man creating (lie most excitement down here Is untried in professional baseball, but perfectly at home in the searching rays of the sponlight. | He is Millard Pinning Kwojl better known as Dixie, who woum up a brilliant football career n the University of Alabama with Oat to Repeat *34 Bengal Victory Si//rKfeVILLE, (ASK) COURIER NEWS Bowl. Detroit paid one of ihe greatest Inrtivldunl performances in the history ol the game against Stanford in the'[{use ,— Ho well $0000 for signing a contract,'. Scout Eddie Goosclree, the discoverer of.-Rowe having been Instructed to land the Tuscaloosa Flyer at any cost. The Tigers hnd lo outbid the wealthy Yankees, among others. Howcll does not appear to lie the least bit tightened up as the result of his wearing football experience. Nor has his speed been impeded by a left nnkle broken ns n freshman and a. left knee Injured in : the 1933 Vnndcrbiu game. Watch Your Job, Owen ' Howell playeci second base until last year, when he switched lo the outfield because of his supposed trick, knee. Mickey Cochrane Is using Hiiwell jit third in inter-club ami exhibition games while Marvin Owen con- of sinus 'opcra- yalesces followliw tion. " A bit nervous Die first <lay or -two, Howell then settled : down to catch cochrane's 'eye* with his - s throwing-, running mill get up nnd -The young-Mi- Is fortunate- in coming (o n manager like Cocli- rane. Th c top Tiger played ; foot- Jflll himself,' and the ,|!if > Howell has as nnich : siutr ns ho npjiears In hnve now, he's gA- nig to be a> tougli fellow,for oppose Ing .-pltchifts-;to • geU'-'onlV'. beams Codirane.., :<Dfxie .isn't '-the type; Who is content to remain on first- base, after gelttiigjthere." -'i Powell again is fortunate in jolij"-' • ins* a club which has no" extra In- flejdei- of ^vorth. The . composite ability of Flea Clif4>,;,u Heinle Schuble, • and Francis ! Parker, (recalled jfrpm ihe Beaunjpi^ subsidiary, docs not equal .one, lirst-', class Inflelder. ; ! .'• .--)..! Indeed, at thls'-Vltin^'cochmne 1s not- at-, all ccrtriln that' Howell will go toiEeaumoht or to any oth- 1 er minor jleigue outfit. ;' No Stranhr lo Gamty • • , • Howell is more * experienced than the nverage- college player. "ifing the Jast 'two summers Dix- e participated In six games week-- ly with!!the 1 Dothan, Ala., clnb"of' the Dixie Amateur League, and Prior to that got In thrcc/gnmcs weekly with Tnliahassec of the Georgia-Florida League. Both of these circuits play a good statie of semi-pro ^ball. The genial'.Mick known as Cochrane is keeping his glimmers glued' on the antics or Chester Collins Morgan, too. The Tigers felt the STARTENA GIVES YOU BIGGER CHICKS BETTER CHICKS/ wnnt of a good, slugging oiillleldei Km, 200-pound pitcher from the Buckley, W. Va., club, has much the some makeup as Dizzy Dean ...Grtsjom throws with his left hand, which Is the way Dizzy slmutd threw...OiJisom is the most powerful man in camp George Kelly reports that his renowned untile, Hill Lsiige. of (he old Chicago Nationals, is doing siell Ijoth in health and In ihe real estate and bond business In Kan Francisco. ..One reason Charley Drcssen - brought Tom Rhee- han on from Die Pacific const, as a coach was that he believed Slice- ban could make a good pitcher out of SI Johnson...Sheehan won •consistently f<" - the /Hollywood club last season...Maybe he ought to be pitching r OI . u lc Rc(Is (1J _ stead of coaching... Herrmann' and Hcryl niclimuiul, pitchers, anil C'nlchei- Gllly Campbell hnd try- OIJLS wllli the Cubs, and are eager to deraonstraU! that letting them «o was a mistake. • • • 1'let Are In Hole First Baseman Frank McCor- mlck, ft New York toy. Is the tnllcst iilhlele in cnuip . . \[ I'llhc-r Kanipouris or Lewis' lilacs falls In the infield, Dressen Is banking upon Piet, whom he has an Idea will return to his 1933 form, when he batted H23 outfielder Lincoln Dlakcly hit .'3150 for Wilkcs-Barre In the New York- Pennsylvonla League before belnr promoted to Toronto in 1034 the . thick of the "going last season. Pele Fox. although he oul- hlt all tile other Bcneul llychflse'w In the world, scries, was weak with the willow dnrltig the pennant soa- ••n. , . '. .Morgan-^, was brought up from Snn ,Antonio,because of his stick mark-of -342, nnd the youngster has been shaping up ns a big lenguer. His presence Is a.definite; nsset lo the tcmn. nmh will give pochrnne a strong replacement In! '.he garden In case Ooslin, White! or Pox cracks up. He lilts left-' minted nnd throws with his right ' The Infield Is pretty much of a. stand-pal proposition, the only >ojslble exception being the JXB- ;ibility of Howell taking over the lot corner Job from Mnrv Owen Grcenbcrg will be back at first Ciohrlnger. ut second, nnd Rogcll t short. • i lie catching will be taken care Above Is the "Big Three" of the o »** i.mtu v.iuc Detroit Tigers'-, pitching stall on by Cochrane, nay Hnyivoi-th,' whoju the fnle .'of the club rests md possibly • Frank- Rclber, buck this year. Left to right are- Tom- rpm the mliiors and said: to have my Bridges, Schoolbo'y Howe nnd earned lo throw (o second unsc.' Eldeir Aukcr. Below Is a closeup IVanteil: Southpaw Hurlor 'Pitching win cwiter n round the j (Torts of the "Big Three"— Rowe I j- Bridges and Anker. Tills trio cor-!' led the hod Inst season, and there! s- reason to believe that Rowe, vith his nun In better shape than n 1934, will be better than ever. The same goes for Aukcr. Flrpo Marherry will be ready for relief i The onlv weakness In this ' uc-1 •"..I 1 ' 1 !"?! 11 -" 1 ;'".! 1 ?!.!? be'on the left side. "Southpaws' of the excellent •inlcty, are'a mlniis quantity, and !lon ,Tlo'i;seVt\nhd • Carl Fischer-are he only, ^'et^eriius..^! ' .^_ " •;Cochi-nne' Is- h'oplhg io : iiiake' \a ilartlng. :,sdiitlipa\y' out ,'of \lhp •ooklc . Cjyde.'SMnd) ^ratte^, up foui Louisville, fov hk ftrst try In he: majors. 1 -.-' . > • • . , ' .• of Dixie Howell, Alabama grid nee, who .is. trying out for Ihe third base.Job with the Tigers. .'Death Knds Errand ;AKIjOhf. o; HUP)—G. D. Etcher hough'l ..he'd ispend part of his 1st. birthday calling on his little hree-yenr-old granddnughlcr, • in', a aspital. -He fplodrted through the nln on, his cr' cheer when ":' huge truck • struck and killed ilm. . . Read Today's , born- unr Scott, shell Vera G*uz, Mexico. CASH FEED STORE U2 E. Main e answer to every. man's; r, mjluicl; jbis. Spring in vourJnewV Arrow"," Ivrie. v ' ' •^•^'••^.^?~r £ ''-- Fancy Loot at them! . ; . Colors? \A variety right in step with Spring itselt. Pallerns? New stripes, checks and clip-figures Ural don't run away with themselves. Collar styles? Tab . . . pointed collar-attached . . . button dawn collar or neckband style with matching collar. All models are made in the smar! new shaped- lo-fi I Miloga. All protected against shrinkage by Sanforizing! Let us help you fulfill your color urge. Arrow Shirts $2 . §2.50 R. D. HUGHES & CO. By Harry Grayson TAMPA, Pla. — Rounding n u bases with the Cincinnati Reds— Jim Bollomley, benched In-favor of big Johnny Mlze, the recruit from Rochester, would like to Innti with the Cl.ilcdKO Cute... Dot - tomley believes lie could helii Charley Grimm's outfit...Sunn.\ Jim, gazing out. over the large nek of pengreens assembled at. Plain Field here, predicts that the Red; ngain will finish lust . . . "what have they got to do anything else with?" he asks . . . BoUomlcy rates the National League's first 10 players In this order: Uizzy Dean Wally Bereer, Van Mnngo, Frantic I'Ybch. Bill Terry, Paul Wancr Carl Hubboll, Mel Ott. Al Lopez and Bill Jurges.. .Junle Barnes was the strikeout king of the Piedmont League.. .Don Brennan is nn undertaker In Augusta, Me Hay Davis, left-lmnd pitching recruit, established high school records in shotpnt, discus, and javelin at Duncan, Okla., that still stand ...Davis, a e-foot 3',i-ineh;'- ; 190- lioimrter, won ID games rintHost 15 for Fort Worth In 1934...Cin- elnnad is a club of all nationalities ... Boltomtey Is English ...Tony Preitas is n Portuguese' ...Leray Herrmann is German ...SI Jolimon is Swedish •"•'•• Danny MacFnyden is n Scotsman although he hasn't been u( all stingy with base hits for some time...Fred Pctoskcy, ' Michigan s All-America end of 1333 who Is trying- out as an outfielder h .Polish, as are 1 Tony Piet, and Adam Coinorbsky . . . Frances WIstert, who , played tackle n't Mlchlgon with Pctoskcy, and who s,up as a pitcher, Is a an...Ernie Lombard! Is an Italian... Alex Kampouris is Greek and trench...and JDC iworrisscy ai> inllelder obtained from Toronto Is Irish. Waltonhn in Camp Benny Prey feiies before and n/ter practice .. . . r,ee Or™ Book Rfvifw Deparlmenl A couple of sports scribes who have turned author have <stnl on their latest works for our pej - usal. One •'. Is Harold (Speed) Johnson, and the other Ls Frank G. Menke. Ila! has turned out two volumes -Who's Who in the National League, and Who's Who in the American League. I've found both volumes a valuable crutch for a writer wandering lliroueh the innra of training camps down here They, me mines of Information on Expert Truss Fitter ilere Saturday, March 23rd ' 10 A. M. until 7 P. M. Come In Free Comultntlon. ' ' Robinson Drug Co. ROXY i\Iu(inec — Fritlny, Safurday and Sunday Only Friday & Saturday MAT. & NIGHT— I0c - 25c fine ann... Scout Charlfv «,T rett twice picked up cS,,tnelder I al Goodman or the St. Louis Car' (Hnals.. and their Rochester farm sold him lo the Reds for $20 000 ...Ooodman also was twice in the Cincinnati fold before the clib was taken over by Powt! Crosley Jr., and Inland Stanford ' TO A WOMAN'S HEART -(taring, dashing, a. reckless rider of the' plains who loved] to tight and fought for love!, ~ - " Last Time Today -2:00 - lOc & 2ac -('"'15 - J.Oc & 35c DICK POWELL in Jlusical Shor! Musical Novelty Saturday Only MAT. & NIGHT—lOc - 25c Edmund Lowe and Victor McLaglen in 'UNDER PRESSURE' Serialj - - Cartoon ^FIGHTING CODE" DIANEMNCIAIR Serial - . Cartoon Sunday - Monday TIME ... BROUGHT TO THE SCREEN! MARTIN JOHNSON'S AN AERIAL EPIC OVER AFRICA Comedy Screen-Snapshots players In bofh leagues, b * sides the toy mine i™ m,,* 0 * and fi B" r «s, interest- j n | ""I* personalities about We MenkeV work, the All Sports Record Book, | S buck again Slier a nublkation lapse of a couple of years. 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