The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 13, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 13, 1950
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PACE TEN Yanks Hope for Major Deal Before Thursday Deadline Assoduled Press Spoils, Wrllrr Hy .PACK HANI) Seriously disturbed by Detroit's solid strength, Ihc New York Yankees remained hopeful today of making: a major deal before the Tlnir.sdnv midnight, deadline. ^ , . ' ' BLYTI1EVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS The world champions have more respect than ever for the Tigers after watching them bounce back from two Yankee Stadium defeats to win the finale nncl then sweep three straight nt Boston. Many of the Yanks now rcgarc the Tfffcrs instead of the Fled Sox a; "the team to beat." Boston losl plenty of prestige by dropping four in a row after rolling up that 29-^ record score on St. Louis last week Pitching Is the big Yankee problem it,'<: trie same .story In Boston KThc difference is glhat New York Sowns excess tal- Sent that, coutc! • help other clubs. In (hat cate- r f s*ory go second ^ tnseman George * Stirnwr-iss, catcher Ralph Honk or Gus Niarhos, pitcher Hnn Johnan oul- I son fiui fielder. T h e , Y a n k e e iCeo. SUrnweiss. pi[c tl j t]g situation is desperate. Johnson, sidelined by a skin ailment, remained in New York when the club headed west. That left Casey Stengel with seven pitchers. Including Joe Page and Duane Pillette. The latter just recalled from Kansas City. Page, troubled by a sinus condition, has pitched only one inning since June 3. Tigers In Lead A look at the June records emphasizes Detroit's sizzling pace. Although they still trail the Yanks by a half game In the won and lost columns, they're out front by .002 in percentage points. Since they left Briggs Stadium, the Tigers have won 10 and lost two. It Is well known that Detroit Is a superior road team. Now they dig In at home (or 16 games, start- In? with three against the E'hlla- delphia A's. The Red Sox, whining only six of 11 a( Fenway Park against the west, ventures Into the badlands where they have failed so miserably In the past. First slop for the Sox, now a fading third. Is Cleveland. Then comes Detroit, The Yanks break In , easy with three at Chicago and four at St. Louis before riding into Cleveland and Detroit on their 13 gnnie jaunt. They took 8 of 13 at the stadium • gainst the western teams. Despite the telephone number { scores - at " Boston, the St. Louis Browns won 7 of 12 In the east. Now they open at home against Washington. With Branch'.RSckey^stni scouting ;the circuit , for- pitching help. Brooklyn 'come.s home to play 16 games at Ebbcls Field, trailing St. Louis by two full games. Eddie Dyer's Cardinals piled up an 8-3 record at Sportsman's Park. Now they face a long tough 17- game road trip, opening in Philadelphia tonight, Giants Play Pittsburgh The New York Giants were the privations of the league until they hit St. Louis and dropped a three- game .series. Now they come home to the Polo Grounds, where they hava played poorly all season, to open against Pittsburgh. In the west, Leo Durocher's boys stepped t.1 an 8-4 pace. Despite a betler-than-,500 record of 5-4 in the west, the Philadelphia , Phils lost ground in the race. They went away second by 1 ',£ games and came home third by 2la. First team In is St. Louis. Chicago righted itself above the .500 mark after a dip below during the Giant series, And now holds fourth place. The Cubs arc the real surprises of the league, only six games off the pace. Brooklyn is their first stop. Basion pot off to a terrific road start In Pittsburgh but tailed off and came home In fifth place after winning five and losing seven to Ihe west. Hie Braves get a chance to recoup with Cincinnati lending the invasion for three games. All games will be played under arcs tonight, including n twilight- night doubleheader at St. Louis. Kilowatters and Pacemakers In CSL Doubleheader Tonight Hatiield's 14th Homer Sends Pebs Down 8-6 By The Associated Press Just how valuable Is Birmingham's third baseman Fred Hatfield? He's won two of the last three Baron games in the ninth inning with homers. Last night's (our banger was his fourteenth of the sen- son and won for the Barons, fl-C. over Lltlle Rock. Just before the game Baron Charlie Maxwell said his altar vows. Then he and the bride went to the ball game. While Mrs. Maxwell honeymooned alone in the stands. Charlie got two hits in four trips to the plate. Atlanta also won by scoring the winning run in the final, llth inning. The Crackers defeated Memphis by one of the night's three t-' scores. Kills Clary singled in . Kbba St. Claire the decisive Both Atlanta's Hurry MacPlicrson and Memphis Leo Goicccchea lasted the full way and bath pitched good games—MaePherson giving only six hits and Qnicoccliea eight. Atlanta left fielder nolj Thorpe hit in ha thirteenth consecutive ;ame. Mobile ouUiil Nashville by far Jilt look at the kind of pitching the Bears got. chnrlcy Eiscnman nntl Tom Lakes gave Nashville only 'our hits but they gave away nine Dases on balls and allowed the Vols to use their skimpy hits to perfection. NaMivillc scored four inies on Its four hiLs while Mobile could score only three limes on 11. New Orleans downed Chattanooga. i-3. as Lookout pitcher Floycc Clinndler walked home the win- ling run in the 12th inning. Roberts, Sirois And Getz Gain Tag Match Win Age nnri experience, once again >roved the master over :youth and willingness in the tag match main imit of the American Legion's Memorial Auditorium last night. Red Roberts. Al Getz and Waller Sirois, who have been knocking around the wrestling circles for a ong time, used their experience to subdue youngsters fMdie Gossctl Lucky Gilpin and Felix Kohnke iri 'he six-man feature tag bout last, light. And they did it in straight The three veleram powered their way through tile first two falls to' ake the decision bill the two rounds '.ook them 59 minutes. Roberts, Getz and Sirois won the irst fall in.crab hold. Sirois then eliminated Gossett In six minutes with a body slam and pin and Get?, defeated Gilpin in six minutes with a slam and a. pin. The second lall lasted 27 minutes with Sirois defeating Kohnke in 13 minutes with a body slam and pm. Gilpin then pinned Getz in ieven minutes with a double jack knife hut lost two minutes later Sirois who applied a Stranger Lewis deadlock. Roberts then took care of Gossett In five minutes with body slams and a pin. In the preliminary bouts. Gossett defeated Roberts in 10 minutes with A's Won't be Sold This Season but Price Tag Holds PHILADELPHIA. Jimp. 13. W> — The Philadelphia Athletics will not hf sold this season. But the Philadelphia American LeaRiie club manaeed by Connie Mack during It.s SO-yrar history slill ts for sale at the rifrht price, the club owners announced yesterday. And James P. Clark, (nicking executive and piesirient of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, reiterated a syndicate he heads is preparine an offer. A management statement, saio that the club owners will listen to any bonifirte offers when (hey arc presented. "But even if we should receive an attractive offer, one worthy of con siclerntlon, it would take months t< straighten out the details in con LOANS CARS, TRUCKS Heal Kslalc i FIIA United Insurance Agency A. F. (lice) Dietrich, MJT. 1st & Main—Hear City Dror IMjthrTllle. Ark nectton with such n trnnsaction." The A's owners have put an asking price of $5.000.000 on the cluh with its minor league holdings and Snine Park. BURY YOUR WORRIES/ COMnitt AUTOMOIILE INSUKAHCI FIOTECTIOH FARMERS W. L. Walker, District Agent 200 Isaacs Bldg. Bus. Phone 3130 RCJ 2i TUESDAY, JUNE IS, 195fl , RULES /or use OP COURTS DAILY STUDENTS ' (tot// 5RM. ADULTS SRM.-DARK UNDAYS + Ark-Mo Power Company's Kilo- watlers ami Burnett, Hudson Sales' Pacemakers, two of the top learnt of the Blythcvllle Y's City Softball League both are slated for action tonight In a league iloubleheader at Walker Park. The Pacemakers arc scheduled In meet the Blythcvllle Motor Company Motornicn in the first game of (lie twin-bill with the Kilowat- ters taking on the Watte Lee Cotton Company nine in the nightcap. The first game Is set for 8 o'ckck. The Hudson team defeated (lie Motorinen 15-11 in Northeast Arkansas-Southeast Mis-onri league same last week and another shiniest is in prospect for ton!(;ht. Billy Dcnton. who worked for the Pace- f. makers against the Motormen In their first meeting, will handle the mound chores for his team tonight willi Charles Cook probably going for the Motormen. Ark-Mo's Kilowntters have been labeled the team to beat in the league this year and currently boast a 3-0 record. They arc favored to lake the Lee team In tonight's game but (he cotton boys liave proven stiff competition for other teams in the league, First-half play In the league ends Thursday night witli another dou- btc-heaitcr. In this twin bill Montgomery-Ward Is schclnled to meet Sullivan-Nelson Chevrolet Company and the Jaycccs will play the Razorback Drive-In nine. Burnett Defeats Mead's Nine 14-4 Burnett Hudson Sales defeated Mead's Tigers 1-1-4 In a Bay Window Softball Le.iime game at Little Park yesterday afternoon. The Hudson nine iced Ihe game In the very first {inline with an 11- nin outburst. The Tigers never could overcome thnt margin. Tliis afternoon, Godwin's Sporting Goods nine plays Phil Appie- baum's team in another league game. kangaroo kicks and a pin. adz won over Oilpin in eight minutes with body slams-and a pin and Sirois defeated .Kohnke in two minutes with ft body smother. —Courfer'News 1'hoto TIME FOH AM,—Charles 'Ruff Lutes, Blythcville High School student, emerges from the Walker Park tennis courts which recently have been put on a new schedule of operation. The sign above him has been elected by the fllytheville Y so that both students and town people may have an opportunity to use the courts without overcrowding. Baseball to Honor Connie Mack at All-Star Contest CHICAGO, June 13. (/!>)-Connie Mack, baseball's grand old man, will sit In a special Comiskey Park box, bedecked with ribbons, at the Major Leagues' nth annual all-star game July 11. Observing his golden anniversary in major league baseball, Mack will be an honorary manager and toss out the first ball to start the game. American League President Will Harridgc has disclosed that the vcn- n',". 1 ? 10 ; , 8 '-y cnr -° 1< ':;1earier of the spcc\lve : managc1-6''clicS:'Thclr'twirl- Plnlartelphla,Athletics will be guest ing staffs. ' : ; ' of honor at the classic. Harridgc also representing Commissioner A fl. Chandler and Ford f'rick, Nu- tional League presmem, yesterday discussed arrangements of the all- star game with Vice President Charles Comiskey and General Manager Frank Lane of the White Sox. The game this year returns to its 1933 inaugural site In Comiskey Park. Casey Stengel of the New York Yankees and Burl Shotton of the Brooklyn Dodgers will direct the American and National Leaguers. Each squad will be limited to 25 players. All but the pitchers will be selected in a nation-wide poll of fans which opened today. The re SOUTHKRN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. Atlanta 40 16 .714 Birmingham 34 Memphis New Orleans Nashville . . Mobile , Chattanooga Little Rock . 31 29 . 28 , 26 , 26 , 10 St. Louis . Brooklyn . Philadelphia Boston . . Chicago . . New York . Pittsburgh Cincinnati . NATIONAL LEAGUE W I, 30 17 23 19 , 27 24 , 23 20 19 15 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Detroit 32 14 New York 34 15 Boston 30 23 Cleveland 25 Washington Chicago . Philadelphia St. Louis ., 23 26 31 32 30 .607 .514 .518 .509 .404 .448 .185 Pet. .638 .596 .587 511 .511 .455 .380 ,326 Pet. .696 .694 .566 .521 .458 .307 .360 .333 Yesterday's Results SolitliLTD Association BirrHnghnn" 8. Little Rock 6 Nashville 4, Mobile 3 / tlanta 4. Memphis 3 National League No games scheduled. American League No games scheduled. Today's Games Southern Association Memphis at Atlanta, night Little Rock at Birmingham, night Nashville at Mobile, night Chattanooga at New Orleans, night National League Chicago at Brooklyn, night Pittsburgh at New York, night St. Louis at Philadelphia, night Cincinnati at Boston, night American League New York at Chicago, night Philadelphia at Detroit, night Boston at Cleveland, night Washington at St. Louis (2 twill ight) Little Park Team Beats Yarbro 11-7 The Little Park nine of the Y's Junior Baseball League defeated Yarbro 11-1 in a well-played game at Little Park yesterday. Tommy Mosley opened on the mound for Little Park hut was relieved in the third by Bobby Childless. James Walker started for Pickers to Open Home Season Against Wilson The Blytlievillc Cotton Pickers, junior Legion baseball team of Dud Cason Post 24, open their home season tomorrow afternoon at Walker Park against the Wilson High School club. The game is called for 2:30. + The junior Legion team, composed entirely of boys between djjfe ages of 14 and 17. operates unuar the national junior I-egion program which Ls sponsored jointly by the American Legion and the Pcad Motor Company. The Cotton Pickers were organized under the supervision of the ,Blythevil!e American Legion past. N'mers Defeat Burdette and Increase Lead The Number Nine Miners today hold a more comfortable game and a half lead in the Mississippi County Semi-Pro Baseball League thanks to their win and Keiscr's loss In games Sunday. The Niners won their fifth decision of the season against onlv one setback Sunday when they trounced Burdette 21-8. Keiser ran into trouble at Lutes though and' dropped a 3-1 decision to lose ground to the leaders. Blytheville's Cardinals, who have had difficulty all season, were drop peel into seventh place by Tomato. The Cards were nosed out by the visiting East Mississippi Countians G-S in Sunday's contest. In Ihe other gnme played Sunday Etowah edged out Forty and Ei»ht by a 4-3 margin. Sunday's games were to have ended first half play in the league's split season but there are rained out games to be made up before second half . play starts and thu teams will start on them next Sunday. Sundays schedule svill find Blytheville at Number Nine, Burdette at Etowah, Keiser at Tomato and Forty and Eight at Lutes. The standings: Team Number Nine . Keiser Tomato Etowah . Lutes Blytheville . Forty and Eight W 5 ...... 4 3 a 2 2 1 Pet. .833 .667 .600 .600 .500 .400 .167 Yarbro but gave way to Wheeler Gracey in the fourth. Joe Bynum got two hits for Yarbro and Children two for Little Park. One of Childress' two hits was a three run homer. Coach Jiminie Fisher's Pickers opened their season three weeks ago and since that lime they have won one gnme and lost two, Their lone victory was the season opener against the Wilson team, Dyer to Pitch . Jerry Dyer, a lanky righthander from Armorcl, Ls scheduled to face the Wilson team tomorrow afternoon. Dyer, who Ls the sou of Murion Dyer, manager of the Armore] Tigers, pitched for Ihe Pickers in their first game against Wilson and beat the South Mississippi Coun- tia'ns B-2. Coach Fisher said this morning that the Cotton pickers tire also slated to play at home Sunday afternoon meeting the strong Caraway junior nine. List S\mday. Caraway defeated the local team 9-7 at Caraway. The Pickers at present have vSMt a few games on schedule, Coach FWier said, but hope to have a complete slate by the end of the month. They currently have games booked with Osceola. Trumann and Marked Ties on a home and home agreement. Regulars to Start Young diamond hopefuls from all parts of Eastern Mississippi County make up the Blytheville team but most of the players, however, come from the Blytheville vicinity. Armorcl, Burdette, Yarbro and Dogwood Ridge are represented on the team. Coach Fisher said that he expected to start his regular lineup against Wilson tomorrow with Harold Koonce catching, Shannon Langley at first base, Garner at second, Terry Moore O'Neal at third, Belknap at short stop, and Montroe Holland, Jerry Halsell and Marvin Ross in the outfield SHEET METAL WORK OF ALL KINDS Son Only De Sofo gives you value like this! »• Smorl New Styling. > N«w Harmoniiing Inlerion. kv Big 12-inch Brakes for Sure, Easier Braking. >• Kigh- Compresiian Powermastcr Engine. ^ Tip-To* Hydraulic Shift lets You t>,; v « Wilhoul Shifting. (SfonJord on Cuilom Morf.Jj. Oplfonal ol «*l«j call on D. lu*. M«fcl..| ^ Waterproof Ignition for Quick Starts in Wetteil Wealher. K ScuR-resIilanl Cylinder Walls. >• Longww lif« Valv«. »• Bigger Glau Area. > Easy, Shock-»re« Steering. >• Full-Cradled Ride. >• Amaiing tconomy. Tun. in THE GROUCHO MARX SHOW, "You Bel Your life," • very Wednesday nichl. On all CBS station!. ...SO EASY TO BUY TOO! Jl»f In on<l g«l =1] thi l.rt«. 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