The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 15, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 15, 1950
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEV1U.K (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 1950 Fireman Joe Page Loses His Fire and Yankees Hit Slump Atlanta Mlrrnlngham Memphis New Orleans Nashville Mobile Chattanooga LJttti By JACK HAND (Associated I'rets Sl>orts Writer) What ever happened to fireman Joe Page of 19-10—the' KL j, oujs greatest relief pitcher ever? I Urooklyn Recent work of the New York Yankees' bullpen artist reminds fans of the Page of 19-18—an in-aml-outer who flopped after a glorious pennant year in 19-17. Yankee* SOUTHKKN ASSOCIATION W 1* Pel. 40 3B 33 31 29 21 NATIONAL LEAGUE Highest priced or all pitchers with a $30,000-|i!us wage, Page [ailed Ihe world champs yesterday for the second day in a row. With Manager Casey Stengel struggling along on n seven-man staff, Page's trouble is most serious. Last \ve.s(ern trip they w o n : nine in a row. Nosv they've lost the first two. Bothered by s I n u s during straight, ta St. Louis, National League activity consisted of one night game. Rain washed out tile rest of the schedule. Tile oilrushlng St. Louis Cardinals racked up their seventh straight win behind Max Lanier. The chunky southpaw let down the Phillies with six lilts. 4-2. as St. Louis stretched its lead to 3 !<• games over idle Brooklyn. Two runs In the eighth broke a 2-2 tie, handing Ken Hclnuelman his fifth loss. Enos Slaughter sin- in(ectio:i !B | c( | but was forced at second. Marthe long ionic stand, Pago saw little action. He had a week's rest before Stengel tried him in Joe Pare Chicago Tuesday! night. Joe didn't have it. Allie Reynolds was otic out a\vny from victory yesterday when the White Sox caught up with him. With two gone in the ninth and New York leading. 2-1. a single and walk by pinch hitters Floyd Baker 1 and Luke Appling and a single by Chico Carrasqucl tied (he score. I'hllley Hits Homer Stengel took the ball from Allie and waved In Page. Joe's third pitch to Dave Philley sailed into the lower left field seats for a three- run homer and the ball game. 5-2. Last season Page strode from the bullpen 60 times. The Yanks won 41 lost 17 and tied one of those games. So far In 19 appearances by Page. New York has won 11 and lost eight. Especially alarming to Stengel Is Page's new habit of throwing the home run ball. Five batters hit homers off him so far. Only seven did the trick all last season. : Page's failure cost the Yanks a chance to gain on Detroit. Instead the Tigers clu'ng to their half eanie '• lead despite an 8-2 defeat by Philadelphia. Lou Brissfe, whose only previous win came May 2T when he stopped a >Iew York nine-game wit) streak/turned in a neat six-hit Job against the league leaders. The Athletics handed Di?.?.y Trout his first loss, with Elmer Valo and Eddie Joost hitting home runs. Slender consolation for the Tigers was the feat of Hoot Evers extending his consecutive game hitting streak lo 19. Five homers featured the night game between Cleveland and 'Boston, won by the Indians, 7-3. Larry Doby, A] Rosen and Lou Boudrean were the long distance clouters for Cleveland. Vern Stephens and Ted Williams for the Red Sox. Williams collected No. 19 off Mike Garcia in the third with one on. Cards Gain Ground ' Kllis Kinder continued lo throw that gopher ball up to the plate, yielding all three Cleveland homers. Boudreau's was his first of the season. Conrad Mnrrero held St. Ix>uis to four hit.s as Washington thrust the Brownies Into the cellar with n 4-1 vjctory. The Senators had lost sevej ty Marion tripled to break the tie and Del Rice drove him home as Lanier, nnbealen since May 17, won his fourth straight. Pair of Games Slated Tonight For Softballers Teams In the Blytheville Vs' City Softball League return to action lo night in a doubleheailcr on the Walker Park diamond. In the lirst game Sullivan-Nelson's Chevrolets lay their undefeated record on the line against the Montgomery-Ward team and ir. the second game the Jaycees are slated to go against the Razorbacks of the Kazorback Drive-In. Sullivan-Nelson stands alone the only unbeaten team in the league. They have won two and lost none but were tied 10-10 by the Jaycees two weeks ago. J. P. Garrolt. director of the Y said that two make-up games have been scheduled for tomorrow night with the Razorbacks playing Ark- Mo Power and Burnett Hudson Sales meeting the Wade Lee Cotton Company team. These games were rained out May 4. 'hlladclphia Chicago . .. Joston . ... New York . . 'UUsburgh . inimnall . II 1 32 28 27 , 24 . 25 . 21 . 19 . 15 Detroit , . New York . Boston . . . Cleveland . Washington Chicago . .. 'hiladelphia ,'.. Louis . AMERICAN I.KAfidK W t, 33 15 34 17 31 24 2fl 24 23 28 , 20 n .GOO .607 ,550 .53* .503 AC,C> .433 .179 Pel. .653 .583 .503 .522 .521 .407 .373 Pet. .688 667 .504 .520 .451 .392 .365 .354 Yesterday's Resulls Southern Association Nashville 6. Mobile 5 (10 Innings) Memphis 9. Atlanta 3 Birmingham 11, Little Rock 5 New Orleans 4. Chattanooga 2 National Trague St Louis 4. Philadelphia 2 Chicago at Brooklyn, rain Cincinnati at Boston, rain Pittsburgh at New York, rain American League Philadelphia 8, Dctroil 2 Chicago 5, New York 2 Cleveland 7, Boston 3 Washington 4, St. Louis 1 I delay's Games Southern Association Memphis at Atlanta, night Little Rock at Birmingham, night Nashville nt Mobile, night Chattanooga at. New Orleans night Doerr and Reese Lead Fans' Poll CHICAGO, June 15. (AP)—Bob by Doerr, Baston Red Sox second ! baseman, and Harold (Pewec) RL-c=e, Brooklyn Dodgers' shortstop, took over the leadership for slart- i ng pas J [ions today i u t he n at iriii al fans' all .star baseball poll. The poll, to .select starters for the annual gamp July 11 in Chicago's Comeskey Park, opened Monday and will continue until midnight July J. Doerr moved ahead of Cfuss Michaels of the Washington Senators, with 5.008 votes to 4,123 for Michael- 1 ;. Reese took the lead from Murly Marion, of the St. Louis Cardinals, in the National League's shortstop race by eollectmR 5,58-1 votes, only 81 voles more than Marion. Stan Muslnl. St. Louis Cardinal first baseman, continues as the highest individual vote getter with 6,522. National Lea cue St. T.ouis at Philadelphia, night Pittsburgh nt New York Chicago at Brooklyn Cincinnati at -Boston (2) American League Philadelphia at Detroit NI.W York at Chicago Boston nt Cle-'clfind Washfngtoti at St. Louis, night Washington, California Favored in Regatta MARIETTA, O., , June 15. Oi'» — Vaslnngton and California lookc ke the tcatns to beat as rowin rews from 13 colleges swept throng Ohio River today in pnietlc essions for Saturday's regatta. But. an air of quiet confideac Sealed Beam Head Light Bulbs 89' STRAIGHT BOURBON REMODEL NOW Nothing Down—Up to 36 Mos. to Pay It's easy lo finance your home improvements or a new garage—Ihrough Builders Supply. Now you can gel a low interest l''HA loan willi easy mnnUily payments. Don't delay any us for the details. Builders Supply Co., Inc. South Highway 61 Legion Juniors Drop 13-11 Tilt Wilson Hands Cotton Pickers Extra-Inning Loss The Blythcville Cotton Pickers opened their home season yesterday afternoon by losing' an ll-lnnlng 13-11 thriller to (lie Wilson High School nine. The game was ployed on the Walker park diamond. Tlic loss was the third In the row (or Coach Jimmy Fisher's Pickers and their first at the hands nl the Wilson nine. Wilson's win ycs- erday gave them a split with the Dickers in a two game .series. llasc Hits Even Jerry Dyer was on the hill for the 'ickcrs and he was touched for 16 ase hits In the wild, fre'.'-scoring ffalr. Mooring and Nixon shared lound duties for Wilson Km! yield- d the same number of hits, The pickers scored three runs in lie ninth inning to send the game nto extra Innings. Wilson took he lead, with a two-run outburst the tenth bill the Pickers match- d them and then In the llth Wilon broke loose for four runs and he Blytheville team was only able o score two in its half of the in- ling. In addition to his mound work, fooring was also the big man at the ilate smashing four hits In six rips to lead both teams. Haroln Sconce and Terry Moore O'Neal iach got three hits to lead the 1 ickers. Sunday afternoon the Pickers :ontinue their home stand, meeting ,he Caraway junior nine. Box score: Wilson AD Davis cf 1 Webb c 8 Woortyard Ib 5 vlooring p 6 \ixon 3b-p 6 Ryals If R 3arrett ss C Buich rr 5 Boyles 2b R Pacemakers, Motormen Win Ark-Mo Loop Tilts Blytbcvllle's two entries In the Northeast Arkansas-Southeast Missouri Softball League, the Burnett Hudson Pacemakers and the Blytheville Motor Company Motormen, swept both ends of a league doublehcader at Walker Park last nlfcht. The Motormen went on a hitting spree lo hand the Dr. Pepper Bottlers of Paragould their first league loss of the season to the tune of a 19-5 setback In the first game. And in the nightcap, the Pacemakers got thiee.-hlt pitching from their mound ace Billy Denton to nose by the Deering. Mo., Wildcats 3-1. Dr Pepper's loss and the Pacemaker's victory put the Burnett nine in the league lead and shoved the Bottlers into second place. The win was No. 5 of the season for the Pacemakers against only one loss and the loss was the Bottlers' first against four victories. Charles Cook went the distance for the Motormen yielding but six hits over the seven-inning route The Illytheville Motor nine combed two Paragould pitchers for a total of 15 base hits. Uenton Oul-IIurls Falrless In the second game, Denton out- pitched Hoot Fairless, Deerlng veteran, to gain the win. Falrless, at one time one of the leading softball hurlers in the Mid-South, gave up but five hits but loose fielding behind hitn made most of the Burnett hits big ones. The Motormen Jumped to an early lead and held on in the early stages while the opposing pitchers dueled it out. But they broke loose in the fiftli Inning with a 10-run Ark-Mo Hammers Out 12-6 Win Ark-Mo Power's Bay Window Softball League team hammered put a 12-6 verdict over Kemp-Whis'en- hunt In a league game at Little Park yesterday afternoon. Ark-Mo piled all of Its scoring Into the last three Innings, scoring four runs in the third and fifth and three In the fourth. Their other run came In the first. This afternoon the Courier News barrage that iced the game. In the second game, Denton and Falrless locked horns In a tight mound battle with both v>itching good ball. Falrless struck out seven Burnett batters and walked only one while Denton fanned three and walked none. Few Trades Seen Prior To Deadline NEW YORK, June IS. (AP) _ The trading deadline In the major leagues Is midnight tonight, but the prospect is for few, If any, player switches. The Washington Senators yesterday traded Rookie Piteh*r*LMck Weik to the Cleveland IndlaW for veteran first baseman Mfckey Vernon. The straight deal brought Ver. non back to the Senators. Washington had traded him to the Indians several years ago. was scheduled to play the Fred 3. Saliba nine. Totals 58 13 IG ISlythevtlla AB R 11 Bclknap ss 5 0 1 arncr 2b . .6 1 1 Koonce c f> 3 3 O'Neal 3b 6 2 3 Halsell cf 5 0 1 Durnham cf 1 0 0 Langley Ib 1 1 1 Privelt Ib 1 0 0 Halstcad Ib 1 0 0 Cliildress rf 3 2 2 Ross If 2 0 1 Emery If 2 1 1 Dyer p 5 1 2 Totals 43 11 16 The hippooptanms Is native rivers and lakes of Esut Africa. brewing In the Navy camp brought the middies into the picture as a darkhorse contender in the fnU?r- collcgiate Rowing Association's championship event. 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