The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 30, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 30, 1950
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BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER.30, 1950 J.AGE TWELVE ' . P ^n.~,.^ ^>»., ~ » — r _ , _ „_ ^- _ -— — -- — Ghicks-Russellville Tilt Is Rated As Toss-Up; Marty Marion To Pilot Cardinals Teams to Clash In Charity Game Large Crowd to See Polio Bowl Tilt at Charleston Tonight Bly thcville's Chick a s n w s and the .Panthers of Uussell- ville; Ky., H'igli School get in^ to the bowl act tonight when | they clnsh in the second annual Polio Bowl at Charleston, Mo., and the game bus been rated as a toss-un. The two teams square off at S p.m. before an expected capacity crowd of more than 4,000 at the Charleston High School stadium. Proceeds of the game are to go to fight polio In Charleston, Blytlic- villc nnd Russtllvilie. The net gate will be split three ways with each city to get a one-third share toward its annual campaign for funds to fight infantile paralysis. The Polio Bowl is being sponsored toy the Charleston Kiwanis Club with assistance from t!ie Klwnnls Clubs of boih Blytheville and itussellville. .The charily bow) was inaugurated last yeav. Both Blytheville and Russellvllle wound up pro-game practices yes. lerday. ' The Panthers worked out In Charleston yesterday when weather forced them (o give up practice on their home field and go to the game site early. Chii'ks Taper Off : coach Russell Mosley sent hfs undefeated and untied Chicks through a light limbering up drill yesterday afternoon. They were inactive today and left for Charleston at 3:30 p.m In the game the Chicks will shoot -their three-formation offense \vhicl has been rated as one of the bes in Arkansas against the single wing pover of the Panthers which is rated as one of the best in Kentucky. The game is expected strictly an offensive battle. Jimmy Sanford. 205-pound tailback anil \vingback. Is the main cog '-"• in the panthers' offensive machine. He is hailed ns the top back of 'Kentucky's Western Conference and is playing his fifth year with the Panthers, having played varsity ball In the eighth grade. Even in Weight But the Chicks will counter with their dangerous "one-two-tliree punch," backs Mel Hay, who moves mostly through the' air, Charles (Ruff) Lutes, the Chicks "Mr. outside," and Robert (Four Yard) Reid, the tribe's "Mr. Inside," This combination of power plus agility has carried the chicks to 11 straight wins already this year. The \two teams stack up about even in weight with 1 'the Chicks holding a one-pound edge In the line and- a five pound margin in the backfield, according to the pro-game weight listings. 'The chicks'are in top physical condition for the game with only a few minor cuts and bruises reported from last week's playoff battle with Forrest City. Coach Mosley stated thai he would ' start his usual starting eleven w'ith one possible .exception, that being Eugene Koonce at right tackle in place of Quincy Hodge. Probable Starting Lineups lllvtheiillc ' . I'laycr H'l. I'us. red Vance 100 L.E. Bill Boyd • 187 t.T. Bill Mnyo 105 Ii.G. J. C. Droke 182 C. beroy Criner 1TO R.C. Eugene Koonce 185 n.T. Mack May , J« R- H Dick Reid 162 Q.n. Me! Hay 180 "•"• Charles Lutes 100 H.B. Robert Reid 190 F.B. Averages Line—170 Backs—113 Team—171 Wt. 160 200 135 1C5 110 205 100 uo 205 155 155 Itussellville Pl»y«r -Joe Hardy James Holman Henry Moss Charles Uennlsun Larry Ludwig Buoy Hlnton Glenn Pate Jim Sanford Bunk O'Brien Hex Johnson Averages Line— 110 Backs— 1W Team— 168 Baseball's High School Clause May Be Killed PHTLADEUPHIA, Nov. 30. (AP^—An effort will he made at the minor league baseball meeting next week, to change or wipe out the igrccmera that prevents professional baseball from contacting youtiis while they are still in high school. The Wilmington (Del.) Blu + Kocks. the Class E Interstat League farm club of the Philadel phia Phillies, will Introduce the res olutlon at the meetings In St. Pet cisburg, Fla., Dec. 6-8. Specifically, the rule prohibi scouts for professional baseba! minor or major, from approachln a high school player—directly o indirectly—until the day Jollowln his graduation. I Joe Reaction, director of Phils' farm clubs, said "the rule Is objectionable because it discriminates against baseball while not binding any other sport." Colleges can offer youngsters athletic scholarships while they are Field for Texas Job Cut to Four Three Assistants, And One Outsider Being Considered AUSTIN. Tex., Nov. 30. (AP) — The. University of Texas' new head football coach apparently will be Veteran Infielder To Succeed Dyer 'Mr. Shortstop' Gets One Year Contract As Player-Manager By JOHN K. H.UIN ST. I.OU1S, Nov. 30. (A! —"Me asked me .did I wan Ihe job, and 1 said, 'yes si 1 wiiiil the job.'" And that's how, at 9 o'clock ye tcrday inr/.-ning, Martin Mario Mr. Shortstop" to the St. Lou Cardinals for 11 years, became their manager. The announcement to the press came at 4:30 p.m. (CST). President Fred Salgh said Marlon had been Die leading contender all along. Marion^- ~^f" H %.J'—' 1 succeeds Eddie ^•>*-"S"^ < Dyer who resigned earlier this fall. The tall, slim •South Carolinian srniled and said he thought being manager of the Cardinals was jjr- the greatest honor in baseball. I, The press corir Terence broke in- Traditional Thanksgiving Tilts Today End Prep Grid Season By The Associated Preu i Except lor high school pluyofts, the football season comes to an end In Arkansas today. 'Most of the slate, ot course, Is Ruel to Direct Indians' Farms CLEVELAND. Nov. 30. <F)— Herold D. (Muddy) Ruel. the Cleveland Indians' bullpen coach for the past three seasons, today was named director of the Tribe's farm system and scouts. Ruel will take over the task hand led last year by General Manage Hank Greenberg, Including supervision of the Indians' minor league training camp at Daytona Beach, Fla., next spring. Ruel has been In major league baseball for 35 years. He came to leveland after managing the 1941 t. Louis Browns who finished in ast place. The year before that he was a special assistant to Baseball Commissioner A. B. Chandler. devoted to traditional Thanksglv- ng Day rivalries. Top game of the only two to the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference s the historic Arkadelphti «*' between Henderson and OuaclJ Henderson Is favored to win, but even a tie would give It the AIC championship. An upset by Ouachl- ta would hand the title to Little Rock Junior College. The one other college game Is between last year's clmmpion, Arkansas Tech, and College of the Ozarlu at Clnrksvllle. In the high school bracket probably the outstanding rivalry is that between Little Rock and North Little Rock, both Big Six teams. Little Rock already 1ms won the Big Six Other outstanding high school EYKS ON BAI.h—With the college grid season fading fast, Bob Reynolds of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, settles down for some serious studying but not too fnr from a football. A sophomore. Bob led the na- ion In scoring this season. picked from a field now reduced to lour men—three assistants at the big slate school and one "outsider". Two or the three assistants interviewed by the University's Athletic Council — backfield mentor Eck Curtis and H. C. (Bully) Oil- strap—said they were throwing their support to the third—line coach Ed Price. Dr. Vernon T. Schuhardt, chairman of the Athletic Council, said Price, Curtis and Oilslrap were considered for the post to be vacated Jan. 1 by Blair Cherry. Cherry is resigning to enter the oil business with brother. Sclvulinrdt would not name the "outsider" still in the running for the job. "If we don't pick him, we probably won't even say who it was," he said last night. . The Athletic Council is to meet with the University's Board of Regents' Athletic Committee today. Schuhardt said he understood the rcgenls wanted a recommendation "this weekend". still In high school. "Spokesmen for other sports, professional or college, may approach the youngster even while he is In school and talk terms with him while we in baseball must sit on the sidelines." Reardon said. Must Terminate Contract "We would like to lie able to contact the high school student, talk terms with him and sign him following his graduation." Heardon said the Wilmington club's resolution, draum up with the approval of Bob Carpenter, ownei of the National League champioi Phils and ot the Blue Rocks, would continue the high school rule in cf feet until Jan. 1, 1952. "Under terms of the agreemen with the National Federation State High School Athletic Associa tions," Reardon said, "the Natlonn Association of Professional Baseba Leagues (minor leagues) must firs pass the resolution terminating th contract anil then notify the feder alien and Bascbtvll Commissioner A Arkansas A&M Cagers Beaten 74-45 by Drury SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov. 30. (AP)—Drury College turned a 10- point halftlme margin into a • thumping 74-45 victory over Arkansas A and M., in a basketball game here last night. John Kiefer with 17 points and Leo Radcr with 16 paced (he Drury scoring. Hubert Woods counted nine points for the Monticello, Ark., team. Meeting Is Postponed The meeting of Mississippi County sportsmen to hear a discussion on the proposed Big Lake public hunting and fishing nvca, which was scheduled for the Court House here tomorrow night, has been postponed Indefinitely, H was announced today. The meeting was postponed due to the inability of T. A. McAmis, secretary of the Arkansas Game nnd Fish Commission and T. H. Holder, of the Federal Aid Projects, to attend. Marty M,ri,n Marty so nobod.\ .ouis Unimpressive in Win Over South American Heavy By CHARLES nUNKI.KY CHICAGO, Nov. 30. (AP)—Joe Louis still is wearing boxing gloves, >ut whether he'll ever use them again in a title bout Is as big a ques- ,ion today as ever. A slim Chicago Stadium crowd of*—— ,8G6 which saw former heavyweight champion Louis score a methodical 10-round "comeback" win over Cesar, Brion last night, could agree with Joe's admission that "my timing was off." Louis, as a matter of fact. Isn't even talking about a return match with title-Iiolder Ezzard Charles, who gave him a 15-rovmd trimming at New York last Sept. 27. "I want two or three more fights, and I want them right away," Louis said after his unanimous, but plodding decision over Brion, 13 D. IHappy) 15, 1051. Chandler before June The resolution provides for that action. Reardon SB Id. "It ^definitely unfair to baseball shot at Charles, that It '-.-should be discriminated against ill such rt manner," the Phi) executive said. "Most people in baseball arc in favor of rescinding tills | He years younger than the ivp-lon^e dreaded brown bomber. "I want to be In tip-top condition before even think about Charles." l.B.C. Loses at Gain The International Boxing Club which again took Its lumps at the gate because last night's bout was televised was to confer today over Joe's next foe in his try for another Everybody knew had to get "background." "Mr. Shortstop-Manager" sail Stan Musial would be played onl> in the outfield next year. Aml.tha his best bet for second base looked like Solly Hemus at the moment. Although Marion was billed the first player-manager of th Cardinals since the days of Frank! Frisch, there were some indication that Marion's playing would'be Hm ited. "I would like to play. I don think I'm through as a player. Bu if I can't play, I'll manager from the benph." He said he had been advised to have a cartilage.removed from his right knee and lhat he might h»ve that done right after the major .league meeting—if at all. Marion said Ben Sehoendlenst probably would be regular shortstop if Marty can't play. Speaking of Schoendlenst, Marion said he had played with seven second basemen in his major league NEW YORK. Nov. 30. W) — Ted career and that Red wa-s the great- nffer, star guard on Tennessee's \ cs i °^ a ^- . otton Bowl bound eleven, is the I Marty, who has not managed be- leman of tlie week in the final] fore, said .his interest now would be confined solely to baseball. At that he will he lust two weeks of the season. Marion's appointment climaxes 15 years in the Red turn organization 11 of them with St. Louis. He broke in at Huntington, w. Va.. in .he' middle Atlantic league, played .hree years with Rochester u\ the International League, then came to the Cards. games Include Camrien at El Dorado, Hot Springs at Pine Bluff and Subiaco at Fort Smith. El Dorado, Hot Springs, Fort Smith and Pine Bluff arc members of the Big Six. To complete the list of the "Wg" games, there's Pnragould at Jones- boi-o, DeQueen at Mena and Wynne at Forrest City. High school playoffs, suspended this week for Thanksgiving, will b« resumed next week. Scores of pre-Thanksgiving high school games played last night Included: Bearden 20. Sheridan 0. Horatio 10, Gurdon 7. Atkins 53, comvay 27. Warren 31, Fordyce 8. DIerks 21, Mineral Springs «. Amity 20, Murfreesboro 8. McCrory 60, Heber Springs T. Vols' Guard Voted Week's Top Lineman agreement though some opposition has been expressed by spokesmen from the Boston Braves and the Brooklyn Dodgers." To pass the resolution must be approved by three-fourths of the members of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues. The major leagues, too. have similar agreement with the high school federation but Rcardon pointed out it would be unworkable ff tlie minor leagues rescind or amend It. Harry Carey to Air Chick Bowl Contest Joe, 36 and weighing 216 pounds was a shadow of Iiis former stalk Ing, slashing self in the 10th round He had Brion in trouble with a furious barrage of lefts and rights The South American weighed 1D6 But as Joe mumbled in the dress Ing room: "I just couldn't get th combination going." Brian, 23-year old South Ameri can who showed no fear of Lou from start to (inish. conceded tha Louis was his toughest opponci n 35 fights. Brion hurt Ills left hand to th second round and it was bad swollen after the fight. Brion bobbins, weaving style may hav been the reason, hut just as again. Charles. Louis never was able effectively explode' his oncc-pote right hand. ssoclatcd Press poll of the season, Daffer's fine play helped the Vols pset Kentucky last week. His con- ant rushing of Kentucky's star asser, Vilo Parilli,' brought Daffer major share of the credit as Ken- icky was dumped from the ranks f the unbeaten and untied. Daffer is the fourth guard to win .he weekly award this 'season. Berle Lemonick of Pennsylvania, Bud tcB'adin ot Texas, and Les Rlchter f California rire the others. Altogether, nine 'men won "the Harry Caray, more familiar to Blytheville sports fans as announcer of the St. Louis Cardinal baseball games, will switch to the gridiron tonight, Cnray will handle play-by-play description of the Bylheville-Rus scllvillc. Ky.. Polio Bowl footbal League' players* repres- It was a one-year contract Marion signed. The terms were not disclosed but one sports writer estimated. Marly would get J35.000 —compared to his reported $25.000 a player last season. On the pitching side, Marion said he believed he could restore Red Hunger's confidence and make him a good .pitciier. Red is the kind of a guy who. ineman award during the season.] |£ he -" thmks he . s good , he T s'good," n addition to the four guards, there 1 vere three centers, Elmer stout of Army, Irving Holdash of North Carolina . and Donn Moomaw UCLA; and two tackles, Elmer Cos;a of North Carolina Slate and Jim Weathcrall of Oklahoma. No ends gained the award this year. Fred Cniger. Tulsa tackle, and Jim Donarski, Arizona guards, also drew high praise in the final, poll. Crllger. a sophomore, stopped cold i Cardinals." til! Arkansas plays at his position.] Marty also Donarski, another sophomore, sparked Arizona in its surprise win over Io\va State. Marty said. igership was a slightly I premature birthday present for 0 ' Marty—who will be 33. Friday and the youngest manager in major league baseball. Saigh said: "I believe Marty Marion can do as good a job as any man in baseball. 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