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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIV1 Milwaukee . Philadelphia New York .. Cincinnati .. Chicago St. Louis ... Pittsburgh . Saturday's Schedule Pittsburgh at Brooklyn—Friend (9-,8) vs. Koufax (1-0). New York at Philadelphia—(N) Antonelli (11-15) vs. Wehmeier UO-9). Cincinnati at Milwaukee (N)— Collum (9-8) vs. Nichols (8-6). St. Louis ,at Chicago—Haddix (11-14) vs. Jones (12-17). Friday's Result* Chicago 12, St. Louis 1. Brooklyn 2, Pittsburgh 0. Philadelphia 5. New York 3. Cincinnati 2, Milwaukee 0. Baseball Standings NATIONAL LEAGUE Won Lost Pel. Behind Brooklyn 86 46 .653 Chicago .... New York . Cleveland .. Boston Detroit Kansas City Washington Baltimore AMERICAN LEA OLE Won Lost Pet. Behind 80 51 .611 ... 80 52 53 56 66 76 82 87 Saturday's Schedule Detroit at Kansas City IN) ve.' (11-13) vs. Kume (0-0). Chicago at Cleveland —Pierce CI2-S) vs. Wynn (14-8). Boston at Baltimore (N)—De- locfc t8-5) vs. Lopat (5-101. Washington at New York—Pascual (2-11) vs. Larsen (6-1). Friday's Results Chicago 8. Cleveland 1. New York 4, Wnshinston 2. Kansas City 7. Detroit 6. Boston 8. Baltimore 3. SOUTUERN Memphis Birmingham Chattanooga New Orleans Nashville Mobile A'lnnla Little Rock Yesterday's ASSOCIATION W L Pet. OB 86 61 .585 84 64 .568 80 70 .533 75 73 .507 74 73 .503 75 74 .503 67 81 .453 52 97 .349 Results Chisox, Yanks Pull Away In American Play By ED WILKS The Associated Press Chicago and New York, with the pitching and the timely hits, are off by themselves in the American League race today. The Cleveland Indians, who had neither, are in third placa and in a hole. The White Sox, with Jack Harshman tossing a four-hitter, smacked 14 hits while blowing over the Tribe 8-1 last night in the opener of their crucial four-game series. The Yankees, meanwhile, claimed second place all for themselves, a half game behind Chicago, as Whitey Pord .one-hit Washington and Mickey Mantle delivered . a three-run homer in a 4-2 triumph. All of which left the Indians Hi games behind the White Sox, fighting to gain at least a split with Chicago while confronted with two double-headers in the next .three days. Pressure on Murlers- The White Sox, too, have a pair of twinbills ahead — Sunday at Cleveland and Monday at Detroit —but Harshman, pitching out of his own jams, gave Manager Marty Marion's mound staff a complete game and a rest. Cleveland, however, gambled and lost with Sal (0-2) Maglie—putting the pressure on sore-arm Early Wynn today and Bob Lemon and Mike the "scrubs' 1 can beat Kansas City Labor Day. New York, with Bob Turley and Don Larsen set to mop. up in the final two games of the Washington series today and Sunday, can take its chances with second line pitch- Chattanooga 7-8. New Orleans B Little Rock 2-2. Atlanta 1-1 'First Kame nine innings, second same 11 innings i Nashville 3 .Mobile 2 Memphis 5. Birmingham < Games Today Atlanta at Llule Rock Birmlncham at Memphis Nashville at Mobile '2> Chattanooga at New Orleans Texas League San ALUonio 5, Beaumont 1. Dallas 12. Ft. Worth 5. Shreveport 5. Houston 2 American Assn. Denver 4--!, Minneapolis Omaha 2. S:. Paul 1. Indianapolis 3. Toledo 2. Louisville 6. Charleston 5. Western League Pueblo 7, Wichita 4. Sioux City 8. DCS Moines 3. Colorado Springs 10, Lincoln 5. ers in the Mpnday doubleheader at Baltimore. The White Sox had the guns at Cleveland. Minnie Minoso drove in three runs with a pair of singles and a two-run homer as the Sox battered Maglie and four reliefers. Harshman had it in the clutch- twice striking out Larry Doby with two out and the bases loaded— while fanning eight and walking the same number for his ninth triumph. The lone Tribe run came on Ralph Kiner's home run in the sixth. Fourth Straight It was the fourth straight victory for the Sox. who now are 9-8 vs Cleveland this season. A mere 24,383 showed up for battle. Pord, who had a one-hitter against Cleveland two years ago, was deprived of a shutout by a walk and an error by Irv Noren, who ironically is defensive man in the Yanks' platoon system. Whitey walked Vern Stephens to open "the seventh, and after one man was retired, Carlos Paula lined a clean single to left, which Noren muffed. Vernon scored on the boot and Paula chugged to third, scoring on an infield out moments later. Billy Martin, with two hits in his first game on furlough from the Army, singled to open the Yank sixth. Yogi Berra followed with a single and then Mantle slammed his 36th home run into the right field seats off Bob porter- field. The Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 8-3, coupling four of their eight hits and an error to break a 3-3 tie with three runs in the eighth. Frank Sullivan missed his 17th. leaving the victory to re- liefer Leo Kiely. Billy Goodman 2-2. CHICKASAW SEN'IORS — Blytheville High School's eight due 10 cany a big load [or the Clucks on the football field are shown in this series of photos. The octet will help take the place of the eight seniors who held starting positions last year. They are top left: tackle Homer Rathff: top right: ends (left to right i Jimmy Bnucher. Freddy Rounsavali and Fred Hodge; lower Freddy Akers: find right: center Jimmy Gee and quarterback Jones. (Courier News Photos) Redskins, Bears In Memphis With nationally known stars scattered through both lineups, the Chicago Bears and Washington Redskins clash at Crump Stadium, Memphis, tonight. Ralph Guglielmi. ex-Notre Dame All-American and outstanding performer in the recent All-Star game at Chicago, is slated to see action for the Washington Redskins, plus Vic Janowicz from Ohio tSate, Eddie LeBaron from College of Pacific and many oihers. For the Bears, Coach George Halas will send into action familiar big time names like Harlon Hill, Florence, Ala., who was the Na-j the first five innings. as Cincinnati beat Warren Spahn 2-0 on Ted Kluszewski's 44th horn* run and Hockey Bridges' first. Ernie Banks hammered his 40th homer, his first in 18 games, for a major league record for shortstops as the Chicago Cubs belted St. Louis 12-2. Robin Roberts won his 22nd, although not around for the finish, as Philadelphia beat New York 5-3. Roy Smalley's pinch double drove herne two, breaking a 3-3 tie to the eighth. 'Slats'Stays Calm After Chisox Top Battered Tribe CLEVELAND UfT—Did that 8-1 victory over Cleveland Indians last night fill the heart of the Chicago White Sox manager with a burning conviction that his team will win the American League pennant? "I'll bet I've heard that question a thousand times, 1 ' Marty Marion observed over a telephone in his hotel mom here. In just that form? "No, how about it? Did he figure his men would sweep the remaining three games in the series: And then stay right on top in the race? Biff Victory "One victory doesn't mean anything. We just put that one behind us and start thinking about the next one, and then, the one after homer. Detroit had homers by Al Kaline and Harv Kuenn, but lost 7-6 at drove home three Boston runs and that." Ted Williams parked his 26th Marion paused and decided that maybe the victory was worth some sort of evaluation: "The boys are pretty enthused about it. They've been great and, as I've said before, I feel we're going to take the pennant." No attempt was made to reach Kansas City. A Tiger rally sputtered out against reliefer Tom Gorman in the eighth. Snider Gets N T o. 41 In the National, Brooklyn beat Pittsburgh 2-0, with Duke Snider's 41st homer, with one on in the Cleveland Manager Al Lopez for comment. Indeed, his Indians appeared al- sixth, settling a duel between Karl! most helpless as they were dropped Spooner and Dick Hall. Spooner won his seventh with a four-hitler. The Dodger lefty and ex-outfielder Hall gave just two hiis apiece over COTTON STATES LEAGUE Playoffs Yesterday's Results El Dorado 1. Meridian 0 El Do- rodo leads best o£ 7-game semifinal 3-1 Only game scheduled, Monroe won other' semifinal over Hot Springs 4-0 Some Old Story Chick Reserves Are Weak It's the same old Storv for 1 devastating running and tackling ucularly on defense as a Uneback-. with the exception of the loss ofj the Chicks Coach Russell* Mos-' of Dann >' Edgmon and the power; er, but there is little experienced [ Warren Moxley, senior tackle who lional League's rookie 'of the ye; in 1954, Kline Gilbert, AlI-American tackle from Ole Miss, Andy Kozar, sensational back from Tennessee, j Doug Atkins, ex-All-American end ' tram Tennessee and Joe For tuna to from Mississippi State. The game is sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and Variety Club with the kickoff scheduled for 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale at Goldsmith's Central Ticket Office and the Stadium Ollice. Milwaukee fell H games into third place at the hands of Jack Harshman's four-hit pitching and the 14-hlt barrage the White Sox slammed off a file of five Cleveland moundsmen for their back | fourth straight triumph. lev was saying the other day ' i ol Kenneth Fisher (not to mentions res erve strength for the middle of is out for the season. Silvers Back On Legion's Wrestle Card "We'll have a pretty good | the latter's kicking). ' the line, first! To replace those eight graduates.| .Mosley Hurts Toe j or so, we're awfully weak." | Lack of reserve strength, a.= has j been the case for the past several j years, is the biggest problem facing j Mosley and his aides, Bill gtancil j and Randell Prince, as they approach their first season as a Class AAA school. John Silvers, the pint-sized heavy- Thollgh t hey wlU not be compel-1 weight who made his debut, before, jnR for lhe Big Eight ( ootoa ii cro wn j a Blytheville wrestling crowd last; ^ yea ^ (h( , chicks do p i nv four Monday nlghl, returns lo the Amer- I Qf [hc conference teams: North Lit- ican Legion's Memorial Auditorium j (]e Rock pme Bhlf[| Hot Sprmgs wrestling prt^ram next week. j and E i Dorado. i Silvers is scheduled to team with oi.rtm Gone big Carlos Rodriquez in a tag bout 1 Ei f ht slirter. Gone against Ted Lafcll and Dick Dunn. leam but after the first dozen bowr 'he Chicks have eight seniors this i With less than a week to go be"•"" ' -year, though only four arc linemen! fore the season opener with Osce- and three of the four are ends. j ola. and only one practice session Only senior tackle is converted i a day from now on, the Chicks have end. Homer Ratliff, a transfer from ! far to go and may take several Jonesboro, who is a scrapper but! lacks weight. Senior Jimmy Geei should fill the center slot well, par- 1 weeks to settle into a smooth operating football machine. So far injuries have been light Chicks Nip B'ham; Stretch Lead to 2-, By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Memphis stood a giant stride nearer the Southern Association pennant today after beating the Birmingham Barons for the sev- Coach Mosley was a minor cas- j en ^ straight time to take a "l l 'z tifllty this week. He pulled a liga-! g am e lead with the season windup ment in his big toe while demon- j only three days aivay. stratirig a block. Other than the usual strains and I bruises, Charles Abbott is the only i casualty and he is expected to be ] back and ready sometime next week, j He was released from hospital yes- j terday. In addition to having to develop By MURRAY ROSE i vnRk" (API _ Fpatli I rt -<"" The Chicks used an unearned run, resulting from an outfielder's throwing error in the sixth inning, ! to nip the Barons 5-4 for their sec- j ond straight triumph by one run I in the current series. I Now any combination of four Memphis victories or Birmingham , , setbacks will clinch the flag for International Boxing Club said hook in the seventh by Bell who U)e i ate -surging Chickasaws and CostaMayBeSetf or Title Bout Matchmaker Billy Brown of the, after being staggered by a left Amateur Fires 2 Aces In Eastern Go// Meet WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Even a par shattering performance by the touring golf pros couldn't steal the spotlight from amateur Bill Whedon in the first round of the 820,000 Insurance City Open tournament. While Sam Snead and Mike Sou, was Art Wall Jr., who had a 32- chak ripped off bridles yesterday 36—61. to share the lead with 66s. Whedon ' ' ' a lightly regarded young player from Fannington, Conn., scored two amazing holes-in-one. Wherion, 28. whose greatest ambition was "to hold 13 spades in bridge and make ahole in one in golf," scored his aces, for what must be a record for a major tournament, within the space of five holes. He used a five iron on the 168- j yard fifth ana watched his ball trickle up against the flagstaff. Then, with a morning mist hid- At the end of today's round, the field will be cut to the lo 60 and ties among the pros and the low 10 and ties among the amateurs. The tournament ends Monday. -Costa earned the title fight" and weighed 126'i. The last round was Birmingham's pennant frus- Last Monday night Silvers put on a good exhibition of wrestling know how but dropped a decision to Don Fields when he was disqualified for night men from las', years starting rough tactics in the final fall. j lineup who graduated. Slivers, who lists his weight as 2011 And most of those eight leave but who looks more like a 180- v ,.jd e gaps to be filled. Biggest prob- -'I S n Vj! ght . Cnam P lon Sa ":dyi declared he would try to make thefthe payoff. "Costa discarded his! ' tr 7 t ion'pas'fthels'-ye'ar : mark/The inexperienced boys into useiu! re-| Saddler IS overdue lor a title! match at a Tuesday conference] fancy stuff and tore after the ag-• serves, Mosley and his staff re-! c ] e f ense anc j f as t punching | with Charley Johnston, manager of gressive, 26-year-old veteran, 'aced with tlie task of replacing - - - - • ' have pounder, is a veteran of many years lem is in the line where six of the standing In the pro wrestling busi- e [ g h t operated. ness. He is fast and agile and aj Two ends, Chuck Langston, and rough customer when the chips are | ornne Adams, two tackles, John down. Two one . . are also on the card with Silvers slated lo meet Laffel and Dunn taking on Rodriquez. . I Kong and Allen Shanks, one guard, fall preliminary bouts] j erry Nail, al ,d a center, Danny ' Cobb, leave the line forces nearly decimated. Only one full-time starter, Jodie SeMo Golfers At New Madrid Meet NEW MADRID — The annual Southeast Missouri Round - Robin Golf Tournament will be conducted today and tomorrow at Municipal Golf Course hove. About three representatives are expected to be from the Caruthersville Golfing Association. They are Bob Galther, J. D. Dowd and Morris Williams. Trophies and prizes will be awarded those winning top three places In the four divisions—Championship, A. B and c. championship and A class will play 27 holes while 18 holes will be played in the other clawiflcatlont. Hall at guard, and a part-time starter at the other guard position, Bo Huffman, arc back this year. Backfletd Stronger Backfield positions were not hit so hard because of a trio of top backs, now seniors, all of whom started a good part of the season last year. These three are quarterback and blocking back Bobby Jones, halfback Freddy Akcrs and jolting fullback Chnrless Abbott. But the Tribe still will miss the Indivlrtualj-Oroups-Farm Bureau Blue Cross - Blue Shield Cull representative WAYLIN CHUSSKR P.O. Box 307 Rlythevllle, Ark. Phone PO|il»r 3-31M tory over Bobby Bell. The 21 - year - old Brooklynite boosted his chances by edging Bell of Youngstown. Ohio, in a bristling 10-rounder at Madison Square Garden last night, he decision, by a split 2-1 vote, ran Costa's unbeaten] Philippines, outpointed Saddler In Saddler. Ma; Be Elorde Johnston, however, said today "it might be Costa or maybe we'll meet Flashy Elorde on the Pacific Coast where it should draw good I'll talk Tuesday with Costa's men first and we'll see what's what." Elorde, the champion of the streak to live fights. After the scrap, the 5-4 >' 2 'viclor said "bring on Saddler. I'm ready for him now," nontllle 10-rounder in Manila July 20. An 8-5 favorite, Costa at 129 1 /, clinched the tussle with a dazzling exhibition In the last three rounds USED COMBINES All Makes and Models SPECIAL THIS WEEK 1951 International Model 125 Self-Propelled Only $1500.00 AIM) we have Mveral Mussey-Harrls and John Deere Self-Propelled ouchlnei Re-conditioned and Ready to Go. 61 IMPLEMENT COMPANY N. Highway 61 Phone 2-2142 They belted each other with all their remaining 'strength, drawing loud cheers from the crowd of about 1,500. Referee Harry Kessler scored for Costa, 5-4-1 while the two judges split. Bert Grant voted for Costa, 6-4, and Jack Gordon had been In front, 5-4-1. The AP card had Costa ahead, 6-4: Barons haven't won since 1931. Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York—Carmelo Costa, 129'A Brooklyn, outpointed Bobby Bell, 126!->, Youngstown, Ohio, 10. Manchester, England — Artie . Towne, 159, New York, outpointed I Les Allen, 159, Great Britain, 10. ing the ninth green 208 yards away Whedon picked out a 3 iron and whaled away. Neither caddies nor players saw it, but the ball went! Into the cup. Whedon finished his round with a 36-39—75. Gene Littler joined the hole-in- one parade with an ace on the 164- yard 13th hole. Littler, finished the dav in a three-way tie for 12th pliice With his 35-34—69. The top 20 in the first round all bested the par 35-36—71 for the Wethersfleld Country Club course. One stroke behind the leaders going into today's second round BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Sept. 5 8:15 p.m. — TAG MATCH— John Silvers & Carlos Rodriquez TedLafell & Dick Dunn 90 Minute Time Limit — Best 2 out of 3 Falls Adultt 50c — Children 15e Two 1-Fall Matches John SILVERS Ted LAFELL vs. And Dick Carlos DUNN vs. RODRIQUEZ 30 Minute Time Mmil NOW OPEN For General Auto Repair Work BILL'S GARAGE Formerly Hall's Garagt 606 W. 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