The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1950 · Page 7
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Monday, June 19, 1950
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MONDAY, JUNK 19, IflSff BLVTHBVTT.T.K (AKKT COtTTtTCR NEWS SBTKIt s Bosox Plea Partially Fulfilled; Tigers Rolling On By JOK REICIILEK Associated Tress Sports Writer "If we could only beat Boston we might have a chance." This was Manager Reel Rolfe's stock answer to spring queries regarding Detroit's pennant chances for 1950. Rolle knew what he was talking* • about. His Tigers won only seven sanies from the Red Sox in 1949 while losing IS. They finished fourth, ,10 games behind the New York Yankees. met the Red thus far and nine victories. MMMCS SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W I. Pet. Atlanta . .. Birmingham . Memphis . Nashville . New Orleans Chattanooga Mobile Little Rock The Tigers have .Sox a dozen times ihave come off witli That is two mi than they were: able to win from' Boston in their entire 1949 season. Thill, in n nutshell is the chief [reason why the Bengals are leading the rest of the American League' by two full games today. Detroit made it nine , tripmphs in -—-' the Ugt 10 games Red Rolfe yestjjfey—the sixth In succession over uie Red Sox-by Irouncln Boston, 10-2. Art Houlteman wen all the way for his eighth victors • He allowed seven hits, but two I them were homers by Ted William Hand Vcrn Stephens to account fo •i Boston's runs. t .Still F.ose Ground Despite the victory, Detroit's firs place margin was shaved a half jaine by the Yankees, who whippe Lhe St. Louis Browns, 15-5 and .9- lu both ends ol a doublehcader 1 St. Louis. Cleveland's Indians ruined "Path • rs Day" for Connie Mack, base tail's oldest daddy, by blasting h Philadelphia Athletics twice. 7-0 ai tl-'2. After Bobby Feller blanked the A's with two hits in the first game, the Indians scored a record 14 runs in the first inning of the nightcap. Brooklyn's Dodgers climbed to within a half game of Ihe National League leading St. Ixsuis Cardinals by whipping the Red Birds for the third straight time, 9-0. Philadelphia's third place Phillies moved to within a game and a half of the top, tripping the Cincinnati Reds twice, 4-3 and 4-2. The Giants trounced tne Chicago Cubs twice, 6-0 find 10-5, to creep tip to within a half game of the fifth place Bruins. Boston's Braves .uxora Tigers rake 2 Games 12 to 1,13-3 21 25 27 29 30 35 35 46 St. NATIONAL LEAGUE W I. Louis 32 20 Brooklyn Philadelphia Boston . Chicago . . New York . Pittsburgh Cincinnati . 31 30 30 25 2* 19 15 LUXOR A, June 19 — Luxora ampaging' Tigers po'Anded out win win ' here yesterday over In ependent nines from Whltenaven Tcnn., and Wynne before 500 swel cring fans. The Tigers took Wynne 12-1 I he seven-inning opener with Dre (Pop) Conner turning in a. four- v.tter. In the second game Haywood Watts spaced six hits as the Tigers .rouncec! the highly regarded White- Uaven nine, 13-3. The double victory gave the Tigers n 13-2 record for the season. Box scores: Wynne AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Detroit 37 15 New York 31 19 Cleveland 31 24 Boston 31 2» Washington 24 30 Chicago 22 32 St. Louis 19 34 Philadelphia 19 38 fel. .715 .661 .564 .525 .444 .407 .358 .333 FIELDER'S CHOICE Cincinnati outfielder Peanuts l.owcry used this tattered fielding mitt for the posl five years, won't give it up lespite its being worn all the way I|U-OUR|I. The Re"-- "" -' arnuired the clove originally in an exchange for Retllefi fly chaser new one. Southern, sa Kelly, cf Dunn, Ib Slsk. 2b. p ... McMann, p Lindley. If ... Allen, 3b Broner, rf .. Taylor, r. ... Collins, p, 2h Totals B. Wixfton, Sb B. Conner, rf George, rt Baker, If Brown. If .... Neyman, si .. Wright. Ib . Conner, 3b . C. Wixson, cf White, e AB .. 3 .. 2 .. I .. 5 .. 0 .. 1 .. 2 .. 2 .. 2 .. I Yesterday's Results Southern* A«oel»tto« Birmingham 17-5, Nashville 9-6. | Chattanooga 9-0, Atlanta-.1-6 Little Rock 12-3, Mobile 2-5 Memhpls 5-7, New Orleans 2-4 Nations) !/»[«• Brooklyn 9; St. Louis 0 New York 6-10, Chicago 0-5 Boston 8-8, Pittsburgh 6-8 1.2nd game called curfew law) Philadelphia 4-4, Cincinnati 3-2 American Leagn* New York 15-9, St. Louis 5-0 Detroit 10, Boston 2 Cleveland 7-21, Philadelphia. 0-2 Washington at Chicago rain Keriazakos Outhurls Pettit In Match of Bonus Beauties Cotton Pickers teat Caraway Blytheville Legion Ekes Out 14-13 Win At Walker Pork Conch Jimmy Fisher's Junior L'e- ion Cotton pickers nult losing yes- crdny and edged past Ihe Oar- way Junior Legion nlin 14-13 in a line inning thriller at Walker Park. The victory was the Pickers' first of the season over the Caraway earn and it gave them » spilt of he two game series, Caraway won he first outing two weeks ago in Caraway. Lefty Leon Prlvctt was the Pickers' hill starter and he pitched seven and one-third Innings before being relieved by Terry Moore O'Neal. O'Neal allowed no runs and no hits in the final two Innings, caraway got six unearned runs In the first inning to give them a big lead but the pickers came roar- Ing back with live rims in their half of the inning and then went Lloyd Man.gru.rn. Wins Palm. Beach. Tourney By WIIITNKV MARTIN MOW ROC1IKLLK, N. Y., June 19. (AP}—Wheeling along the road today toward Columbus, Ohio, the Professional Golfers' Association championship is a guy who will hear watching—and not because •+ lie's loaded with fresh City Cardinals Numb Number Nine 4 to 2 Blythcville's Cardinals, currently Iding in tilth place In the Mis5l.5- Ippi County Semi-Pro Leagus'.-* winning the Fort Wayne, Ind., opea AB .. 1 .. 3 .. 1 .. J .. 1 .. 2 .. 1 .. 1 .. J .. J Totals Whllehnren ickler, Jb vfays, Ib, c ^eenum. If Filden, c, p McDanlal, ss Total* Hicks. Ib J. Conner, 3b C. Wixson, cf Speck, c hile, c atU, p ..-.-. i Total* wonjtMr sixth straight, defeating Reed, 2b PittflBrgh 8-6 In the first game of Le'ner. p. Ib doiiblehearter. The second was Hammett. rf called after nine innings on ac- Allred, cf count of darkness .and a curfev, law with the score ,t(ed/at 8-8. 'Hie game will be replayed tonight. The scheduled doubleheader be- t-ween Washington and the White Box in Chicago was postponed b> fain. Cleveland's 14 runs were the mosl ever made in the first Inning. The •revious high was 13 made by the raves in 1900 and the Giants in 1S11. Th« A's held the American League mark of 12, set in 1937. Thre other clubs since 1900 tallied 141 run* in an inning. Feller Gets SUlh Win Feller won his sixth game in the ppener. A single by Wally Moses in the first and another one-bagger by Mike Guerra In the eighth were the only hits off the former strikeout king. Mike Garcia won his fifth in the finale. Tommy Byrne won his eighth game, helping his own cause with B home run and double in the opener against the Browns. Allie. Reynolds, his Yankee pitching mate, hurled the shutout in the nightcap. Dan Bankhead blanked the Cardinals on six hits for Brooklyn. It was his first major league shutout Duke Snider rapped four hits while Jackie Robinson batted In four runs lor the Dodgers. The Phils got some fine pitching »rom bonus kids Curl Simmons am JJob Miller. Simmons spaced sever hits for his eighth triumph in thi opener. Miller allowed eight hits to Twitter his Fifth triumph withou a TOSS. Larry Janscn, proud papa of si; children, really had himself a Path er's Day. The Giant righthander at lowed only three Chicago hits registering his second straight shut out. Dave Koslo. helped by homers b Wes Wcstrum and Hank Thomp son, won his sixth game in th nightcap. Tommy Holmes drove in thn- runs to lead the Braves lo their firs game victory over Pittsburgh. AB .- 5 .. 5 .. < .. 4 .. J .. 4 .- 4 T.II AB B. Wijson, 2b 3 B. Conner, rf 5 Bnker. If .'. 5 Neyman, ss 5 Wright, Ib . . .. 1 The common brown hare r her young in solitary manner. Ait they arc a few days old, she fini a sciiaratc form for each and vis! them each night for suckling. Today's Games Southern Association Mobile at Memphis Chattanooga at Atlanta night New Orleans/at Little Rock, night Only games scheduled night National I.c»in« New York at Brooklyn night Cincinnati at Philadelphia night Pittsburgh at Boston night American LemE*«~ . Washington »t Chicago nighl Only gam* scheduled All-Stars Beat Armorel 9-8 at Celebration 16 1J 11 Major League Leaders 1*7 The AMoeiaied Prm Nations! League Batting—Muslal, St. Louis, .354 obinson. Brooklyn, .352. Runs—Jethroe, Boston; 4S; Tone- on. Boston, 43. Runs batted in—Saner, Chicago, 5; Ennls, Philadelphia, 44. Hits — Snider, Brooklyn, and Slaughter, 71. Doubles—Robinson, Brooklyn, 23; VIuslnl, St. Ix>uis, 19. Triples — Musial, St. Louis, 6; laughter, St. Louis. 5. Home runs—Campanella, Brook- yn and KJncr, Pittsburgh, 14. Stolen bases—Jcthro*, Boston, 13; Torgeson, Boston, Reese, Brooklyn and Terwilliger, Chicago, 6. Strikeouts — Spahn. Boston, 70; Roberta, Philadelphia. 68. Pitching—Miller, Philadelphia, S- 0. 1.000; Roberts, Philadelphia, g-2 and Killer. Chicago. 4-1. .800. American Leagur Batting—Kell, Detroit, 384; Dropo Boston, .366. Runs—Williams, Boston, 58; Ste- pnens. Boston, 55. Runs batted in—Williams, and Stephens, Boston, B5. Hits—Kcll, Detroit, 84, Lipon, Detroit. 72. Doubles—Kcll, Detroit, 19; Zarilla, Boston, 16. Triples — Dillinger. Philadelphia, 9; Docrr, Boston and Hcnrich, New York. 6. Home rims—Wiliiams, Boston, 20; Bill Monroe's Blue Grass All- Stars outlasted the Armorel Tigers 9-ft in a game played >t Armorel Park yesterday afternoon. The baseball game was the highlight of *. big hill billy celebration at the park. During the game, Monroe and his radio hill billy bund presented their road show. Frank Ellis started on the hill for Ihe Tigers but was pulled in the third in favor of Frltr. West. Harper w«nt all the wly for the All-Stars. The All-Stars overcame R 4-1 Tiger first Inning lead to «o and win the game. Box score: Armorel AB Rogers M 5 Metcalf If ...^ 5 G. Bunch 3b S A. Bunch cf a Whistle c Wilson 2b 1 West 2b-p Callahan rt 4 Ellis p-lr Killett (x) 0 By HtIGH SCHUTTE Associated Presn Sports Writer If there's $33,000 difference between bonus hurlers Gus Keriazfl- kos of the Memphis Chicks and Ne* Orleans' Paul Pettit. it appears the difference went the wrong way. The Pittsburgh Firales paid Pettit JIOO.OOO, but the 18-year-old California southpaw has yet to last a full game. Three times earlier in the season he was lifted because of wildness and non-effectiveness. He theri complained his arm was hurting so the Pirates ordered him lo Baltimore for an examination. A doctor reported nothing wrong with Pettit's money wins and told him to "go back and start pitching." Yesterday. Pettit and Kcriaxakos. who was given a $67.000 bonus' by the Chicago White Sox. opposed each other for the first time. It was the second game of a twinbill. Memphis won the opener. 5-2. Pettit started strong, striking out leadoff man Jerry Crosby. Bill Higdon then tagged him for a homer. Two pnionts retired the. side. Two walks followed by two hit batsmen led off the second frame. Crosby then got revenge for the strike out with a three-run double. Another walk and the. youn^ lefty was lifted Keriazakon Wins No. 4 Tn his one and one-third inning stint. Pettit walked three, hit two batsmen and gave up two hits. Al seven Memphis runs were chargec against him. The six-fool, four-Inch Keriaza kos also was wild. He Rave np fivi free bases and eight hits, but wa: tight in the clutches until he lire< in tile seventh iind was nicked fn three runs. The 7-4 victory was hi fourth against two losses. The Mobile- Bears move, int Memphis tonight in an attempt t remove the 'stigma of losing foil straight to tail-end Little Rock The, Pebs pounded out a 12-5 vir tory in the first half o( Sunday doubleheader and then cnme [ro: behind lo lake the finale. 3-2. Tlie twin-win set several seaso records for the Travelers—first sei ies won, first time to win donbli header and first time to win mo than two games in a row. They combined a 19-hit attack with Art McConnell's five-hit hurling lo take the opener. Every man on the team got at least one hit, Atlanta Gains Split In the short nightcap, Verne held Williamson and Jim s Part.iu the Hears to three singles. Atlanta's pace-setting Crackers maintained their' four-game lead over Birmingham's Barons by splitting with Chattanooga while the Barons divided a twin bill with Nnshville. The Crackers took the nightcap from the Lookouts, fi-0. behind the slants ol Cnrl LLndQUlst. Chattanooga won the opener, 9-1, to extend Atlanta's losing streak to five— | Tjanglcy Ib longest ol the season tor Ihe Crack- E ' mc ,. u ) r ers. The Barons blasted 25 hits, in- tiding 5 homers, a triple and four on from there to gain Iheir .second win of the .season. n. Dennis started lor caraway but was shelled from the mound In the fourth nnd was replaced by llolloway who finished the game. O'Neal led Blythevllle's 12-hit attack with three bingles In five times at bat. Holloway had the same record for Caraway. Box score: tUylhcvlllr. Garner 2b . . Bclknap ss . . Koonce c . . O'Neal !ib-p Bnrnham cf Halscll cf . . Chlklrcss |[ Ross If Prlvctt, p AB .. 5 .. 4 .. 4 .. 5 .. 1 .. 4 .. 5 .. 5 . . 2 .. 3 .. 4 R 2 2 1 3 I 1 •i 1 1 -. 0 0 vo-baggcrs. In downing the Vols. 1-9, In the first panic. The Vols ame back with a 10-hit attack in ic afterpiece lo win, 6-5. The two teams had 54 hits. 1!) tor xtra bases. Car] SawaUki, Nnsh- ille catcher, raised his home run olal lo twelve. Baron outfielder Jharley Maxwell had circuit blows both games. Tolals Vi 14 1 money. Lloyd Mangrum rates as the nun to beat in the PGA event as he currently is the hottest thing In golf, with $8,100 in prize money to show tor the last three weeks of play. He picked up $3.000 yesterday by winning the ninth annual Palm Beach round-robin tournament, th» sum going into the kitty along with the $2,500 he won for finishing «*c- oncl, after a playoff, In the National Open, and the $2,GOO he pocketed landings, knocked off the eadlng Number Nine Miners 4-2 In league game played at Number Nine yesterday afternoon. Gene Beard went the distance for he Cards out-hurling three Nnm- >er Nine twirlers including Grovcr Whittle, their veteran ncc. Rudy Vrska started on the mound 'or the Nincrs but was pulled in .he third in favor of lefty Lcpcz O'Kane. O'Kane lasted until thi fifth when Whittle came on. The victory was the Cards' third of the season [i^almt the .same number of defeats lo move tliem lo the .500 mark. The la-is was the -second of the season (or the Nincrs against five wins. Caraway If farbro, Little >arkWininY Litile Park and Yai'bro won their ;arne.s in the Y's Junior Baseball jcague at 1-ittle Park Saturday, In the first game nf thn double leader, Little Park edged out New Liberty 7 to 6 ami in the .second, Yarbro came from behind in Uie last innitip lo nip David Acrr-s 4-3. Jim Phillips got two hits to leart Little Park ancl Duncan pof. two hits for the lowers. Bob ChUdrc,s.s was the winning pitcher nnri Uurks the laser, James Walker hurled for Yarbro \n the second game to get credit for the win and, Sonny CSniiUM was the losing pitthnr. Wnyne Buinham got two hits for Dfvvid Acre.s with no Yarbro hitter getting more than one base blow. Fourtncr Bird ss Gates rf D. Dennis 3b Holloway )b-p Baldridge cf .. Arnold 2b Able c B. Dennis p-lb Totals AB ..'5 .. fi .. 6 .. 5 .. S .. 5 .. 4 .. 4 LaMotta to Meet Mitri on July 12 NEW YOHK. June 1!). W/ There'll not only be a new fact 1 but new surroundings and a new date as well when Jack LaMottn defends his world middleweight championship. Forced by Rock Grav.iano's luind injury to do a quick- Job of improvising, the International noxlng club announced the following substitute setup: Principals—Jake LnMolla vs. Italy's Tibcrlo Mitrl. 43 13 12 Pine Bluff Netman Wins State Title LITTLE ROCK, .June 19. m— George Dunklin. the Pine Bluff veteran, is still kingpin of Arkansas tennis. He • won liis sixth slate men's title here yesterday, defeating his ricntl and long-time competitor, Jay Freeman, Little nock, 6-n, fi-l, the final match of the annual .onrnnmcnt. Dunklin and Freeman teamed for Totals 36 10 (x> walked for Johnson in 9th. All-Star. Reesanovi ss Crocker 2b Fulcher cf Harold' Jb Allen Ib Brinkley If 5 Beck c 5 Ktrby rf 4 Harper p Totals BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, June 19 8:15 p.m. TAG MATCH Stocky Kncilscn & Bill Canny vs. Lucky Gilpin & Swede Nelson For Reserved Seats, Call 33S9 • Bargain! Bargain! Bargain! Hauling Cotton Choppers TRUCK $275 5«3 KAST MAIN Kneilsen, Canny In Mat Feature Veterans Stocky Knctlscn and Dill Canny team tonight agalns youngsters Swede Nelson and Luck Gilpin in the tw ruaUli mai Dale—July 12. Place—Madison Square Garden. Original plans were for LaMotta to risk his rusting dlartcm against June 2R at the Polo grounds. But Graziaun busted a thumb In training last week and something had to be done In a hurry. the preceding week. Tliere was nothing (lukey about the clapper guy's triumph. He demonstrated convincingly he wa.i thi best of the field of 16 star pi« in every phase of the four-day, Jive» round event. He had the highest point total, 37. with Uiwson Little a distant econd with 20 points. His metal core of 314 for the five rounds was line strokes t>etter than that of lie second low man in that depart- ncnt, Claude Harmon. He shot one round or 65. tieing ,he competitive course record. He vas the only entrant to b« under >ar for each ot thn five rounds. l.lltle Second He heat the two men with whom lie ttctl h] the open—Ben Hogan anrt George Kazlo—by 20 and 21 strokes, •cspcctlvely. As they suffered a letdown, Mnngrum's game blossomed. The Palm Beach tournament) schedule provides that each player ptay in a foursome with each other pbycr In one of the five rounds. I'clnls are computed by comparing the mcilal -scores of the foursome- members. That Is.' a man shooting ft 70 would be plus two over » rival shooting a par 72. Little, with a point score of plus 20 and a medal score of 353, took; .second money of 52,000 In the $15,000 event, and Claude Harmon won $1,500 for third place. He had plus 15, three points better than fourth- plnce Herman. Barren. Dchinil the third-place Harmon the players finished as follows: Herman ni\rron. plus 12; Art Bell, plu» 10; Gary Mlddlccolf, plus 10; Jimmy Demarel, plus 2; Sam Snead, plus 2; Jim Ferrier, zero; Jack; Burke -Jr., Zero; Hogan, minus 13: Norman Von Nida, minus 13; Georg* minus 1ft; Paul Runyaja, minis IB; Fred Haas Jr., minus 20, and Chick llarbcrt, minus 31. event of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Tonight's performance will marlc the return of, Knellsen after a year's absence. It will al;x) be the second appearance here <il Gilpln, a young heavyv/cight from Chalta- noORii, Tenn, Two one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card with Canny meeting Gilpin In the first and Kncilscn meeting Nelson In the second. the doubles but lost to C. L. Chambers and Ed Barnett, both of Little Rock. The score was fi-4, 7-5. C. J, Hixson, Fort Smith, won the junior singles final with a B-0 fi-l victory over Raymond Woodall Stuttgart. Htxson and Rill Baker, also o ort Smith, won the junior double. om Nick Johnson and Bob Walk The words to the patriotic hymn, "America", were written in 1832 by a theological student, Samuel Francis Smith, to the tune. "God Save The King", which he found in a German songbook. AVAILABLE • ORDER NOW! Two-Year-OW Hiker "" CHICAGO — tin— Robert Haye» vanished from his back yard. Score* of kids and adults joined th« hunt for.him. They confined'their search lo the. Immediate neighborhood because they were certain a two year old boy wouldn't get very far. But Police Captain Walter Storms decided ' to look further afield. H» found little Bob hiking along & street a mile away. Bob's only comniciit: "Feet hurt." REMODEL NOW Nothing Down—Up to 36 Mos. to Pay •It's easy lo finance your home Improvements—or a new garage—through linilders Supply. 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