The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1952 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 6, 1952
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TUESDAY, MAY 6, 1952 Can Indians' Big 4 Continue Pace?-Past Records Say No BLYTHEVIU.R (ARK.) COURIER NEWS By JOE KKlcm.KR AF Siwris Writer formld " bto WIM Bob Feller, Bob Lemon,*— Earl)' Wynn and Mike Oarcia, doing double duly, be able lo finish •Jong pitching al this workhorse Tlm». will tell, of course, but based oil last year's results, (lie answer Is "no." A year ago, Ihe Big Four carried Hie light-hitting Indians all the way unlil mid-September. Starling »nd relieving, the combination finally broke down under the stretch- run burden despite Ihe 20 or mote victories racked up by Feller, Wynn »nd Oarcia. The same four are. working at i more killing pace this season- In Cleveland's 19 games, Feller. Lemon, Wynn and Oarcia have started all but one. They've also been used In relief four time* Last year, none ot Ihe Big Pour was summoned In relief until Ihe Indian. 1 ;' 22nd game. Manager Al Lopez has been forced lo use his big guns in relief because Lou Brissie. his No. 1 relief artist, has been slow getting started. The southpaw has pitched only 2'/ 2 innings thus far and has been whacked for six nils and six runs, all earned. Bob.Chakales, hi No. 2 reliefer, has been thumped fox eight hits and seven runs in £|3 Innings. Lopez had to use Wynn in relief o! Lemon yesterday and Ihe move paid off. The Indians came from behind io defeat the Boslon Red Sox, 4-2, In 10 Innings. Wynn. who stalled and was knocked oul Sunday, yielded one run in three innings and was credited with his fourth victory against one defeat. A loth-Inning home run by Bobby Avila followed by successive triples by Al Rosen and Ray Boone produced three Tribe runs, snapped a 1-1 deadlock and hung the season's first defeat on Mel Farnell. Righthander Frank Shea and outfielder Archie Wilson, obtained via in the only night major leagues. trade from the New York Yankees Saturday, teamed up to give ihe Washington Senators a 13-1 victory over the skidding St. Louts Browns '- "- " " .ctivlty in the She* surrendered one run be/ore retiring in the eighth inning be- caus* o( a cramped finger. It was his first victory. Wilson, who collected fire hits Sunday, rapped a double and two singles and drove itk fiv« runs to lead the Senators' Rack against starter Ned Garver and two relievers. New York's Giants maintained "" ~ "' ' *"" " Illll| K"- ne their Bltan half-game margin over "alked eight and struck out seven, the Brooklyn Dodgers in the Na- H e got one hit. in four trips, - tional League, making use of their double which scored a run four hits to nip the Chicago Cubs', - --•S-2. We« Westrum's two-run homer and Bobby Thomson's triple, plus the brilliant relief pitching of Monte Kennedy, earned straight Oiwtt* their seventh victory. M*H>h Branca limited Pittsburgh e lour Ut* »s Andy Paflco and Gil odo«* paced the Dodgers to a *-l TJoiarjr wilh home rum. *" •*« r t«am« were not sched- 'Just Lucky' Gerry Staley Says of His 5 and 0 Record Bv KODGKK I.. JOHNSON ST. LOUIS W';—"I've just been lucky so far," Oerry Staley says of his five victories Ihis year. "The boys have been with me, lucky? . Gerry Staley Ex-Yankees Do It Again For Senators WASHINGTON (/P) —' The cx _ Yankee benchwarniers now playing baseball for Washington did it again last night — ramrodded the Senators to a rousing oft-winless victory. This time, the third in a row since the trade Saturday, it was 13-1 over the St. Louis Browns. Three of the four former Yankees —inflelder Jerry Snyder's arrival is awaited with bated-breath—got Into tile act. Pitcher Frank (Spec) Shea, credited with the win, gave up one run and four hits in 7 1-3 Innings. He Leftfielder Archie Wilson hit two singles and a double in five times ing at bat and drove in five runs. Rlghlflelder Jackie Jensen hit two for three and drove in a run. Jensen scored three runs, the others one apleee. Th» ex-Yankee.? came to Washington: along with White Sox cen- Icr.elder Jirn Busby and pinchhit- ter Mel Holderlein, in a swap that already Is paying handsome dividends for owner Clark Griffith. Ray Robinson Signs For Bout with Maxim - NEW YORK (jpj—Does sugar Ray Robinson rate with super champs » Bob Tltaslmmons and Henry Armstrong? • Boxing fans will get th« answer Juna 23 at Yankee Stadium when o r m e r welterweight !tght th hind me -— — w~., nlln MIC, ley ve been playing good ball b«- The St.Louis Cardinal righthand- er is Ihe first an'd only hurler In either league lo posl (hat many 'tuniphs this season, and he has • 10-esme winning streak running rom last August. His latest victory was a 4-3 de- Jsion over the Bos'ton Braves Sim- day. He needed help from Al Brazle in the final stages, the third lime the lefthander has successfully handled this chore for his leani- mate this year. ' What started Staley off on this >tring? "More rest," he replied promptly 'Early last year I was pitching :vei'y three or four days. Many of our pitchers were sick. Then "late in the summer things got better and I was pitching only once a Week." Staley, 27, who came (o the Cardinals from (heir Columbus O., farm cjub late in 1947, posted 19-13 record in 1951. It was the first full season he broke away irom a .500 hurling record His earned run average dropped'from 4.98 in 1950 to 3.81 last year. Now he is allowing an average of 2.19_ 10 earned runs in 41 innings. "The batters on the other clubs are Just as tough now as'they ever were." the former lumberjack •said. "The difference now is they are hitting the ball lo someone. When they hit through a hole you aren't going to get them out "That's why I say I'm lucky Anyone would like to keep a victory string like this going, anl I'm no exception. But the day will eome when I Just don't have it. and they'll hit through the holes. That'll be it." . . ous, 5-0, M.glle. New York, 4-0, R oe innati Ne Brooklyn; Wehmeler, v, lm and Wilhelm. New York 3-c STRIKEOUTS - Maglie «ew York 29; R ush , Chlcag | 62 ' 3 ™ fensberger, Cincinnati, [»• spahn Boston, 18; Van Cyuk, Brooklyn*""' American League BATTING •_ Nleman and Delsing, St. Louis, .400; M e le, Chicago. .382: Rodriguez, Chicago 317- Baker, Washington, m370 RONS - Piersall. Boston. I 6 DiMaggio. Boston. Rosen. Cleve- H; land and Valo. Philadelphia", Rodriguez, Chicago 13 RUNS BATTED IN'- R osen Cleveland. 17: Dropo, Boslon 15- Wertz, Detroil, 13; Lenhardt' ,- „ : _• • -<-""a 1U i, ana son. ^mcago a Troneberry, Boston ,nd Majeskl, Cleveland. 20. NAT10NAL LEAGUE W L Pet GB 12 11 12 lew York Brooklyn Cincinnati Chic • go St. Louis Boston Philadelphia PitlAourgh 4 4 t 11 7 9 I 7 11 6 11 S 17 .750 .733 (i .661 I .611 2 .500 4 .368 fi' 2 .313 7 .150 11 AMERICAN' LEAGUE W L Pet OB Boston 12 Cleveland :2 Washington St. Louis • New York Chicago Philadelphia Detroit SOUTHERN' Mobile New Orleans Chattanooga Atlanta Nashville Birmingham Little Rock Memphis 8 I 7 10 6 t 4 12 .708 .632 1 .563 2i,i .500 3< 2 .50* 3i 2 .4!2 5 .400 5 .250 71i ASSOCIATION Won Lost Pet, 15 17 15 H 11 II 9 .652 .630 .«00 .560 478 .•HO .409 .208 Vational League Brooklyn 5 Pittsburgh 1 (called end eighth inning, raini New York 3 Chicago 2 (Only games scheduled) AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 4 Boston 2 ('i? innings) Washington 13 St. Louis 1 (Only games scheduled) VESTERDAY'S RESULTS Smilhern Association • I Allanta 10, New Orleans 6 Nashville 6, Little Rock 5 Chattanooga 11, Memphis 7 Birmingham 8, Mobile 1 TODAY'S GAMES National I.ea[ue Boston at Chicago Brooklyn at Cincinnati (night) New York at St. Louis (night) Philadelphia at Pittsburgh (night) American League Chicago at Boston (night) St. Louis at Philadelphia (night) Detroit at Washington (night) Cleveland at New York (night) Son:hern AuocUUIon Night Games Chattanooga at Memphis New Orleans at Birmingham Nashville at Little Rock Mobile at Atlanta Major League Leaders Major League Leaders By The Associated Prean 1 National League BATTIN G— Robinson, Brooklyn 426: Lowrey, St. Louis, .124- Edwards, Cincinnati. 391- Atwell Chicago, m372; Kluszewski Cincinnati, .361. RUNS — Adnms, Cincinnati. 18- BamaMoltl. Chicago, 14; I.ockman New York 13; cox and Robinson Brooklyn, fanner. Chicago and Halton, Cincinnati, 12 RUNS BATTED IN - Kluszew- a*i, Cincinnati, 24; Sauer, Chicago. Philadelphia and Baumholti Chicago, 13. HITS — Baumholtz. Chicago and Kluszewaki, Cincinnati, 26; Sauer Chicago and Adams. Cincinnati 26- Cox, Brooklyn and Schoendlenst and Hemus, St. Louis, 33. Doubles — Cox, Brooklyn Merson, Pittsburgh and Bilko and D Rice, St. Louis, 5. TRIPLES — Raniazzotti, Chicago, Adcocfc and Wyrostek, Cincinnati nnd Thomson, New York 3 HOME RUNS — Pafko, Brooklyn R « d Courier News Classified Ads 7; Matthews, Boslon, and Sauer' Chicago 5. STOLEN BASES - Jethroe, Boston, 4; Thompson and MRVS Nrttr Yo ^«£ ran «k™«*Ui*» — Staley, St. Louis, NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned.has filed with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control of the Slate of Arkansas for a permit to sell and dispense beer »t retail en the premises described as: 209 s. Broadway, Bly- thevlUe. Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he Is a cllten of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past: and ihat the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this stale, or any other stale, relative lo Ihe sale of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1 day ot July. 1952. and to expire on the 30th day of June, 1953. R. A. Manning, Applicant Subscribed and swcrn to before me this 6 day of May. 19S2. Elizabeth Mason. Notary Public Philadelphia, IS. HITS — Simpson, Cleveland, 30; DIMngglo, Boston «nd Rosen, Cleveland, 26; Rizzulo, New York J5; Avila, Cleveland. 24. DOUBLES — Lepclo, Boslon, 7; Cleve- Marion, St. Louis. 6. TRIPLES —Simpson land, ^• l 12 players tied with 2 each. HOME RUNS — Rosen. Cleveland, 7; Werli, Delrolt, 4; Lenhardt and Dropo. Boston, Robinson and Lollar, Chicago and Easter Cleveland, 3. STOLEN BASKS —DiMaggio and Thronebe'rry, Boston, Rizzulo, New York and Rivera, St. Louis. 3 PITCHING — Henry, Boston and Cain, St. Louis, 3-0, Schcib, Philadelphia, 2-0. STRIKEOUTS - Pierce. Chicago. 28: McDermolt. Boston. Dob- md son. Chicago and Garcie and \Vynn, NOTICE The Following Stores Will Close on Saturday Afternoons during May June, July and August Ark. Paint & Glass Co. Austin & Wicker Company Sherwin-Williams Co. BROWNING VERSION - bxippy Browning demonstrates Ins version of a backward dive after winning the National Amateur Athletic Union low springboard title at Vale. T)ie University ot Texas star thrilled the midience recording a pertpcl score in (lie eut-a«-ay one and one-half pike, which has happened only once in the , past decade. (MEA) Welch, Harrell Take Rough Wrestle Bouts Lester Welch and Henry Harrctl, the Southern junior heavyweight champion, emerged victorious from last night's double main event wrestling card at Memorial Auditorium but not until things got plenty rout<h. Both of the main attraction touts ended up In brawls and ine resiiHcd In a wrestler lielug dls- qualififd for rough play. In the first match. Lester Welch won a verdict over Al Qalento when Oalenlo was disqualified for uiinpcessa rr roughness. Referee Virgil Hatfield awarded the match to Welch In the third round after Oalento had thrown him from the ring and then against the ring post. In the second bout, Harrell got the decision over Roy Welch In two out of three falls. He v.'on the first round In 13 minutes with a double reverse jack knife but he lost the second when Welch got just a little rougher than he did. Tn the second fall. Welch knocked Harrell from the ring and the enraged champ returned with a ringside chair nnd chased Welch from the ring. Then while Referee Hatfield and Promoter Mike Meroney was disarming Harrell, Welch returned to the ring, planted a right cross on Harrell's chin and pinned him. Harrell won the third fall with » pin by using the ropes to the best advantage while the referee was busy counting out Welch. YD Kate Is Reduced In Heidelberg, Germany HEIDELBERG, Germany </p, Venereal disease, once the U. many, has been reduced to an al- problcm. most Army 'Inconsequential" authorities say. The rate of infection has dropped .—^ „. .,..,...1,^,, ,,u 0 mui/ptu me oilier sevei steadily until today It is only 20 per under contract. cent of the 1916 rate. The steady Improvement ..„„ been maintained despite the Influx of young Inexperienced soldiers PAGE SEVEN NCAA Prepares to Investigate Kentucky's Athletic Program F /"»C1 .i XT/11711 inn / i »-ii .... . _ said machinery bus been scl in motion to determine whether Ken- lucky was in violation of the constitution and by-laws of the a.sso- ciallon. The school Itself asked for a full Investigation. Judge Saul Sli-elt prompted the Inquiry when he dealt suspended sentences to three former Kentucky cage stars. 'Hie three — placed on Indefinite probnUon — were Alex Orozn, Ralph Beard ami Dole HarnMnble. Judge Stroll said, "The university nnd Ihe basketball coach lAdolplr Hupp) must share the responsibility with the fixers for corrupting and demoralizing these defendants." He charged football stid basket- bull at Ihe school have been "cnin- mercinl enterprises" nrul tlmt tiiero Imcl been "crlbblnx nt pxumiim- tlrsns" and "illoiinl l-ccruitiiiB." I'Jesiilent H. L. Donoi'Dn of (lie imfvcrtsily anid the school hoped to reply late loclny to Ihe judge's chaises. He also sent telegrams to Ihe NCAA, the"Southeastern Conference and the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools asking a full investiuii- tlon. Willctt said such a message from the school would be given consideration. The decision for an Inquiry — to determine If a full investigation is Justified — was made previously, 'This was prompted by Judge Streit's indictment of practices at Ihe University of Kentucky, but we are not pre-judglng the situation," Willett said: The NCAA normally does not act In cases of individuals except its they reflect the school policies. "The Integrity not only of Coach Hupp, but of administrative ofll- ciuls. trustees, alumni, faculty ami many Kenlucklans lias been attacked," Dr. Donovan declared. Duro-Chrome Blasts Dirty Sox 24 to 1 in CSL Opener . Duro Chrome's Softball champion Leather Pullers wert out and running in the Commercial ix-ajue today after humiliating courier New. Dhiy Sox 24 to 1 In the season's opener at Maloney Park pestwdny afternoon. Breaking on top with three runs ill the first Inning, the [.father Pullers banged out. 17 hits and capitalized on five walks and eight Dirty Sox errors in their first «ln of (he year. LeftHclder Jesse Hoark led nnro Chrome hitters with five hits in six trips to the plate as he scored State Prep Golf, Tennis Meets Set LITTLE ROCK Wi — state prep school golf and tennis meets here Friday will close a busy athletic year for the Arkansas Athletic Association. Big Six ami Cluss A division schools will compete in golf and tennis with awards for team and Individual competition In both. The golf tournament will be held at the Rlvcrdalc Country Club and Ihe tennis meet at Lamnr Porter Field for Class A and at Little Rock High School for Big Six entries. Arkansan Qualifies SAVANNAH. C.a. Wv—Mrs Carle Robbins of Ft. Smith, Ark., has rjURlificd for the Women's Southern Amnleur Golf Tournament here. She posted a 44-4B--S2 total. Crackers Top Pelicans Again 10-6 to Protect Mobile's Lead Hy The Associated Press The skidding Mobile Benrs can thank Atlanta's Crackers for the lead they hold lodny In the Southern Association. Mead's Wins In Protested BWL Contest Mead's Clothier! look a 16-10 decision from the Moose Lodge In the Bay Window Softball League last night but their efforts may be all in vain. The game was played under protest on grounds, that the clothiers did not have the required seven contracted players in the game. A league rule says that a team . , , -:-- -•— — — — may pick two plnycrs from among Army s biggest headache In <3er- the fans provided that the team has While the Bruins were dropping three 'straight to' Birmingham. Al- Innla was administering uvo beat- Ings lo the second place New Orleans Pelicans. And the fur is expecled to fly tonight when Mobile invades Crack- erland. The Brooklyn farmhands will send \Vtide Browning lo the nollml lo match tosses with Atlanta's Jack Briltln. who .is seeking his first win of the season, lie has lost one. Last night Birmingham beat the Bears, S-7. Atlanta whipped New Orleans. 10-5, Nashville edged lle Rock. <j.s, and Challanoogn undo it 10 ilefe.-il.s in Ihe last 12 games for Memphis, 11-7. Southpaw Bert Ftnmminl racked ip his second win of Ihe season al Ihe Travelers' expense. Bunia Ray nlnslcd a homer for the Vols in the fmirlh with Mar Jasinki on base. seven contracted players on hand. Mead's picked up two players but the Moose team 'charged that, all of the other seven players were not The protest v,'lll be ruled on later, has J. P. Garrott, league secretary, said. "•"• This afternoon. Sullivan-Nelson id American since draft. the re-tntroductlon of the scheduled to league game tangle at Little in E Park nollier Good... 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