The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 2, 1955 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 2, 1955
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PAGE EIGHT BtYTHEVlLLB! (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1955 Hall Brooklyn Milwaukee Philadelphia New York Cincinnati Chicago St. Loins Pittsburgh Friday's Schedule Pittsburgh at Brooklyn — (5-3* VE Spooner (6-5» <Ni. New York at Philadelphia — McCall (5-4i vs Roberts (21-10) iN>. Cincinnati at Milwaukee — Fowler (9-9 ' vs Spahn (13-13.) iNi. ST. Lout? at Chicago— Poholsky (7-9 > vs Rush Ul-9). Thursday'? Results Cincinnati 1, New York 4 Brooklyn 6. Milwaukee 3 Pittsburgh 7, St. Louis 6 (.Only games scheduled) AMERICAN LEAGUE Won Lost Pet. Behind Chicago 79 51 Cleveland 79 52 New York .. 79 52 Boston 74 56 Detroit 67 65 Kansas City Washington Baltimore Friday Chicago at V6-3i vs Maffli Washington Dermott (8-8) or Porterfield i 15 1 vs Ford (15-G). j Detroit at Kansas City — Foytack j {0-0> vs Ceccarelli (3-6) CM. { Boston at Baltimore — Sullivan j (16-121 vs LopaV 5-10) ov Moore j l6-10i (N). Thursday's Results No games scheduled .608 .603 .603 .569 .508 54 76 .415 -46 81 .362 41 86 .3 's Schedule Cleveland— Johnson e (0-1 ) <N>. t New York— Mo NEW MARKER — Ray Earnhardt demonstrates a new foot sail yard marker he developed. Using gun-sight principles the device keeps track of down.* and yardage to go. AL Contenders Might as Well Have Rested By ED WILKS The Associated Press For all the huffin' and puffin' they did during August, But Mitchell Is Unhappy Most SWC Coaches Are Pleased By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Southwest Conference football players were back at the training grind today, while I lie coaches considered what they saw in yesterday's opening drills. Most important is condition, and what they witnessed made most of the coaches happy. But Jack Mitchell of Arkansas was unhappy. The Razorbacks, last year's champions, came on the field with leiiermen. But Mitchell, successor to Bou'den Wyatt, watched the three leading contenders for the American League pen- n, e former single wing squad fum- nant might just as well have taken a month's rest. It just | bie through the new split T didn't do 'em no good, no how. For the past 32 days, Chicago, | first game of a four-game series Cleveland and New York ull idle yesterday) have been scraping to a standstill. Going into the final 3 \ ^ weeks of the season today, they're practically in the same spot they were Aug. 1. On that date Chicago was in first place with a .614 percentage. Cleveland and New York trailed with .603, each one game behind. Today Chicago leads with a .608 percentage. Cleveland and New York half a game behind, are tied for second with .603. And with Chicago's M arty at Cleveland tonight. The Sox and Indians are 8-8 for the season. The only action yesterday was in the National League, where ( Brooklyn made the most of seven: in the back while playing golf ear- hits to thump Milwaukee 6-3; Ciii-jlier this week, cinnati defeated New York 7-4; j Texas Christian had what Coach and Pittsburgh again edged St. j Abe Martin termed a "fine first and said they were in terrible physical condition. Leisure Day at Rice Things were more leisurely at Rice. Of the 68 players reporting, only center Don Wilson was ailing 1 . Wilson suffered a muscle spasm Louis 7-6. Number No 10 The Brooks got their hits in the third and fifth innings to score their runs. Roy Campanella singled home two runs and scored another as Brooklyn trimmed the magic Marion and Cleveland's Al Lopez: number to 10—any combination of agreeing all the way, Yank Man-1 10 Dodger Victories and Milwaukee nger Casey Stengel says it's just] defeats gives the Brooks the flag. ' "100 awful even,' "Must Win 18" "All I know is," says Case. ''that we have 23 more to play, and must win 18 to make sure. I] up realize that's 97 wins, but that's what it will take. I thought before it could be done with 94." The .Yanks were in the best position to get off quick on their way to 97. They opened a home stand (his afternoon With the Washington Senators, whom they've beaten 11 times in 16, while the White Sox and Tribe go at each other in the SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Memphis Birmingham Chattanooga New Orleans Mobile Nashvill« Atlanta Little Rock W SS L Pet. 61 .582 63 .571 .534 .508 .507 .500 .459 79 74 75 73 67 50 97 .340 Yesterday's Results Memphis 4, Birmingham 3 Nashville 7-3. Mobile 2-1 Chattanooga 9, New Orleans 4 l Only games scheduled ) Games Today Atlanta at Little Rock i2» Birmingham .at Memphis Nashville at Mobile Chattanooga at New Orleans <2 Costa Seeking Title Chance Tonight NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo (Chubby) Costa is a 2-1 favorite to beat Bobby Bell in their "rubber" bout tonight and keep alive his chances of getting a title crack at featherweight champion Sandy Saddler. Saddler hasn't defended his j crown in over six months and I Costn, a flashy 21-year-old irom 1 Brooklyn, wants the next chance. •Chubby Saddler,' WESTER- 1 . LEAGUE Colorado Springs 5. Lincoln Pueblo 2-5, Wichita 1-8 Des Moines 2-4. Sioux City Barons Blow Chance to Gain First Place By The Associated Press With the pressure multiplying by the minute, Birmingham's young Barons today faced up to the reality that the next time tlesiiny I shows up they'd better rendezvous { with the old boy in a hurry. j The Barons, trying u> nail down Birmingham's first Southern Association pennant in 25 years, wasted a handful of opportunities to knock off the Memphis Chicks last nieht.. They left 12 runners Mranticti and twice failed to icore with the bn-^es loaded and lost to the Chicks 4-3. So instead of loading the league today, ihey trail by a same and '• a half and must sweep the re- ; maining two games in order to i leave Memphis with a grip on first j place: j New Oriesn.- backed into fourth i place by .0001 by lo>i«R to ChaUn- l noofra 9-4 while Mobih-. the tjther 1 interested party ii; the; light for a'! spot in ihe playoffs. lasi a double- j header to Nashville 7-2 and 3-1. has the style to beat said manager Steve t Paris, who does all the talking for his shy fighter, "he'll box rings around Saddler, who's ready to be taken." t Bell can gum things up tike he j did once before to Cosln. The 2G- j year-old ex-soldier from Youngs| town, Ohio, is one of the two feath- [ ers to whip Costa. Rudy Garcia ( was the first. < Quick Rise The two defeats came in succes- Garcia won Oct. 25 and Bell Dec. 6. Costa took a vacation and then came back to avenge his loss to Bell Feb. 21. He beat Joey Lopes, drew tt'ith lightweight Tony Puleo and outpointed borough rival Lulu draws. An indiiierent penormer until, he went into the Army, Bell has shown vast improvements since Ins discharge. He has dropped only one (to Costal of 11 fights in tha time. His record is 36-21-4. TEXAS LEAGUE San Antonio 5, Beaumont 1 Dallas 1, Fort Worth 0 (14 Mon lasi year, n busy year of 10 j ning.s.i fights in which Carmelo rose from I Tulsa 2, Oklahoma City 1 ihe prelim ranks to the main event Shreveport 2-3, Houston 1-5 People of Inherent Good Taste 5 et MORE u GLENMORE MORE tele.. MORE quality... MORE -enjoyment... fc-CT? dritjt dUttli,,l anil ballltd by GLKN.MOUE DISTILLKKIES COMPANY /fe&I£ Al-lc&n, Luuiscillc, Kentucky The '55 Ford Cars & Trucks PRESENT SLIM RHODES And His Band In a Free One Hour Show Saturday, Sept. 3rd at 3 P.M. AT PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 300 Broadway Everyone Is Invited — Bring All Your Friends Joe Nuxhall won his 15th—most by a Cincy hurler since Ewell Blackwell won 16 in 1951—while seven-hitting' the Giants. He gave AVO homers to Dusty Rhodes and one to Al Dark, but drove home two runs himself while .Chuck Harmon batted in four with a home run and a-single. The Pirates, now just games shy of seventh-place St. Louis after spending- the last three years in the cellar, won their sixth straight with Gene Preese knocking in the clincher in the ninth to break a 6-all tie. Ramon Mejias had four RBIs with two doubles and a single for the Bucs. American Assn. Indianapolis 3-2, Toledo 0-3 Minneapolis 6-6, Denver 5-6 (.2nd game called after 11 innings), curfew i Charleston 4, Louisville 2 Omaha 3, St. Paul 2 day." The Frogs, with lettermen almost two deep at every position, spent the day on timing and funda- mentals. The quarterback spot is about the only weak place in the lineup. Chuck Curtis, a junior who played brilliantly early last year before being injured,, may fill the slot wel, but there are few reserves. Texas opened practice with a show of spirit that may make, Coach Ed Price a happier man. Price said he is pleased—"so far." End Malcom Kitchens decided to give up football alter suffering a concussion last spring. Tackle Don Jones may not come out. Southern* Methodist started drills with Coach Woody Wooda rd in Kansas to attend the fuucrnl of a More Than Money at Stake In insurance City Open WETHEBSPIELD. Conn. «•)— Several of the nation's top golf professionals, among them the magnetic Sam Snead, have more than prize money at stake today when they tee off in the $20,000 Insurance City Open. They'll be scrambling for points thai mean berths on the 10-mtm U. S. Ryder Cup team, which will be selected Monday. Play in the fourth annual tourney got under way over the par 35-36 — 71 Wfthersfieki Country Club course this morning. Snead, the man with the erratic putter, seeks n spot on the Ryder Cup team for the fifth straight year. Doug- Ford, this year's PGA champion,, and Chick Harbort, the 1954 PGA c tillisi, automatically qualify for the Ryder Cup squad which meets a British team in the annual event. Harbert is not entered in this tournament. Assured of Ryder Cup berths are Gary Middlecoff, Tommy Boll, Ted Krpll, Jerry Barber and Bob Toski. All except Middlecoff are entered here. relative. Tackle Forrest Gregg didn't work out because of a leg injury. Baylor's 58 foot bull hopefuls spent most ol their day runnftig passing drills. Bobby Jones, Jimmy Davenport and Kenneth Helms did most of the passing 1 . At Texas A&M Coach Bear Bryant found only three of his boys overweight, so be ordered contact work. Bryant has to u.el the 64 men, including 11 leticrmen and UCLA Sept. 16. Kingsbury Takes Cville Golf Title CARUTHERSVILLE — Jore Owen Kingsbury won the championship division of the Junior Golf Tournament at Municipal Golf Course here. He scored a 98 for 18 holes. Others in championship class \vere: Kenny Sellers. 110; Richard King, 113; Ronnie Beck. 121. Jimmy Bush, with 1 106. won A class. Others in the A group were: Roser LveH. TJ-1: Jimmy Umerrem- er,"l30; Tommy TfrreV. H2. In nme hole qciiuhfici.tions. Richard Kinc was lou with 49. Sooners Again Tops in Big 7 ( ball players and Wilkinson turns candidate. • ^° t * ie produciion ^ ne lje ^ t° come ! Up wllh sufficient talenl to make a By SKIPPER PATRICK KANSAS CITY (AP) Coach Bud \VilkinsoiVs i successful battle for both regional! bac amazing football factory IS and national honors. bad considered almost a cinch to UT»«L-<». TH..« '-A I turn out its eighth straight field as strong a firsi team last season when the Sooners won i all ten of their games and rated You can't get an argument Ui| third in the Associated Press poll.. , . _ . .. the sprawling midlands that Ofcla- { He admits though that the squad i^ !ven lne bc - st chance of winning; :md I-rant: L homa won't again uab the Big could be a little deeper. tne tiUe - Nebraska, which finished' how KOOO^ a "We might do okay after we get a few games under the belt." Wilkinson commented, "but we likely championship model at Oklahoma. and the represent the Orange Bowl Seven banner conference ii next Jan. 1. The Oklahoma front office men- tions'prominently the loss of two All Americas—center Kurt Burns and end Max Boydston—and numerous other stars of 1954 by graduation. But, the fact remains the Sooners annually lose great foot- 1 under Chuck Mather, and Kansas Colorado Second ! Stale will be worUiis.: (iic first time Jimmy Harris, a junior quarter-1 under Coach 8IK*. Merit's, •k, halfback Bob Burri* and full-1 Huffs Have Top Line p k Billy Pricer each figure | Coach Dallas Ward's Colorado Weaker Than '54 j prominently jn the Sooners' back-j club may develop the .strongest Wilkinson savs he can't possibly! ficld ' A "°P homoie - Clendon Thorn j line in the leaauc leaded by Sam oit as > could win a starting berth at; Salerno, a pov-'prui! and fast '225 half. ; pound senior guard. The Bulls If Oklahoma should happen to'^ve to replace '.heir treat half- taker, the Colorado Buffaloes are; bud: combination of Carroll Hardy .r.d Frank Bernard;, however, and job is non'e will de- second last season and lost to Duke I tennine Colorado's extent of sue- will have tough sledding' in our first three witlt North Carolina, Pittsburgh and Texas. We have to replace ends, centers and rebuild our backfield." Barring unforeseen disaster, Bo Bolinger. 206 pound senior tackle, could easily be an All America in the-Orange Bowl, doesn't at this point. Everybody else in the league ^ expected to improve although Missouri could have trouble equalling its 3-2-1 conference record of 1954. Iowa State appears definitely on the upgrade tinder Coach Vince Difruncesca: Kansas expects to start moving in its second season: —For Rent— 8 MM CARTOON FILM Westerns-Comedies etc. Kirby Drug Stores Isn't: -this the new idea you've been waiting for? You're looking at the nctvest, liveliest, loveliest -1-Door / hardtop oil the road! It r s Oldeinobile's distinctive new (Ninety-Eight DeLuxe Holiday Sedan ... a car designed for luxury and comfort . . . with the lift and IJlt and daz/.ling life of Oldsmobile's niightv ".Rocket" 202 Engine. And here. loo. is breath-taking beauty . . . beauty with thai radiant ' Ihmg tulur fl ur beauty that's daringly new from every point of view. 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