The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1943 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 28, 1943
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MQX EIGHT BLYTnEVlLLE '(ARK.)' CUURIER NEWS FRIDAY-, MAY 28. 1943' Senators Leading American By United State For the past couple of weeks, Washington, uitseball fans have been going around in a daze. / And you can't blame them. It's been' 1? years since they saw the Washington Senators up there In the thick of the pennant; fight. This morning.'they're experiencing a rare thrill. The Senators are kading the American League. The Nals probably aje even more bhvildercc.; than ineir snpiwrlcrs. They've been used to looking up from sixth or seventh place so Jong that the rarefied air of first place makes Ihem dizzy. • Washington's diamond heroes climbed to the lop rung of Ihe ladder last night; They took Ihe St. Louis IJiowns into camp, 4 to 2, behind Early Wynn's tiglil pitching. Lou Houdrcau's Cleveland Indians —the ' Cornier leaders—lieliwd the Nals by dropping two games yes-! lerday. They lost a double-hcnder to Ihe Boston Ked So?:. The 130- Sox won the morning tilt, 2 to 0, and the afternoon''contest, -1 to 3. Tex Iluglisoii and Oscar Judd were llic winning hurlers 'As a result of the long day's play, the Senators are now a game nhcad of the Indians. Tied for third place are the Detroit Tigers i\iid the New York Yankees. The Tigers downed the Yanks, 3 to 2. Hie game was decided by home rilns. Rudy York blasted one with two men on base for all of Detroit's markers, and Joe Gordon made both Yankee counters with a two- run homer. : The Philadelphia Athletics wuii a-, night game from the Chicago White Sox, 1 to 5. ' 'In the National League, Etmer Hlrldlc held! the Philadelphia Phillies to four lilts ,as the Cincinnati Reds won, 7 lo 0. The Pittsburgh Pirates scored seven runs in two innings to crush the Brooklyn Dodgers, 0 to 5, under the lights. Howie Pollet bested Jim To- biu in a pitchers' duel to give the -St. Louis Cardinals a 3 ;lo 2 wh over the Boston Braves. And the New York Giants nosed out the Chicago Cubs by the same score 3 to 2. Fights Same Week Scheduled By Zivic Former Welterweight Champion ill?, Zlvlc limy have his cnke and cut II, loo. Frltzle Is In the predicament of :mvlng two fights scheduled In Ihrec days. He lias a contract lo meet Tommy Jnmes In Chicago on June 1 and he also hns a date with Jake LnMoltn in Pittsburgh on Hie 10th. 'I lie Pennsylvania . Boxins Com 1 - iiilsslon hns n. rule lhat a boxer cannot (ak,2 part in n inntn event less than one week nflor his last match. And Ihe Pitt.sbuigh promoters want him to cancel the Chicago fight. But the Illinois Athletic Com- Comiskey Revolutionized the Style 01 Play at First Base; He Improved Other Positions By IIAKKY CIKAYSQN' | iris Albert Comiskcy Is remembered .by present day fnns .is the builder ol llic Chicago While Sox. Tlic Old Roman, for 30 years Uie most prominent owner In baseball, was a tremendous figure in [lie founding ot the game 1'cpre- scnted by the two major leagues Hut Charley Comiscy did even more for baseball as a pluyer. Vct- eran.s who saw them all declare mission suggests that Pennsylvania jUial he was the most skillful field- waive its one-week rest requirement ,'"8 '"'« baseman in Zlrlc's case, uiul allow liiin engage In both fights. The situation came about when Zlvlc's bout with LaMotta had lo l>e postponed because, of bad weath- ir. It was lo have been several 'lays ago nt Forbes Field—home of Uie Plttsbiii'Kh Plrales, But the I'lralcs came back from a home slanii bc- !crc the tight could be held. The Pennsylvania commission •anted the Chicago card postponed. Mil the Illinois commission coim- cicd by claiming thai the Chicago IMe was nrriingcd first. to Originally a pitcher, when the hall liad to he llirown underhand at a distance somn 15 shorter tlian It Is now, Comlskcy, when with an Independent tcnm in Ouhmiue as early a.s 1880. revolutionised the playing of baseball, Even then the strain of his fast ball was beginning to lell on Ihe ntjnl arm of the tall Chicago youngster who was Charley Co- mlskcy. The first base Job open, and in it Conimy saw limited possibilities. Uiuil men the sucker anchoreii himself tu If the Illinois"plan Is accepted. It] me bag, was of no importance h 111 mean a busy three days for « defensive way He was just fMc. And there's a possibility that someone to throw he ba to. f bv chance he lakes a bad beat- Encouraged by 'Jed Sullivan, the. ns'in Ihe flrsl iMUt-whlch Is no- " m ,' mi!t r>",'!', P' ti;lll "S '<"' thl ikely-h-11 have lo cancel (He sec- pubuque f abbits, Comiskey p aye, fl "' otf BIKl " ilck ° [ tlic l)a B, liel P (ho SC( . 0|U | | )ascinnn) cll |_- Ol iiiany hits, 1'ITCIIKIIS COVKIt' F1KST BASK 'Aiding a hot grounder tha formerly went as u hit was on Ihing, however, and gelling bud \aslwille Regains In Th; Nnshvllie Vols were back on lo first base ahead of the top ot the Southern Association to- was another. So Comiskey :lay. The Vols moved to the rung of llic ladder by defeating Birmingham Bnrons last night—-12 .0 4. Tlie loss dropped the Barons tnlo secoml plncc, Vmt , (hey nrc Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. iHiimlngliam . . xNitshvllle Ifock . .. 21! 12 20 12 18 11 n 12 10 18 12 1H 10 20 . 0 21 .021 .080 .'171 .100 .333 .300 <New Orleans . ^Atlanta xKnoxvillo . . xMcmphls . .. xNlght game. NATIONAL LKAttUti W, L xllrouklyn 21 10 St. I/>uls 1811 lioston . .' 15 II Philadelphia 15 11 ineimiiUI II Hi xl'lltsliurgh — 11 New York 13 18 Chicago 0 21 x—Night game. AMERICAN I.KAGUK W. I, Pel, Cleveland . . ^Washington New York . Detroit ^Philadelphia . xChleago . xSi. LoiiLs xHoston . x—Night -game. Pet .G77 Jm .517 .437 A» .•113 .300 Yesterday s Results SOU'lllKHN LEAGUE Night gumes. Nashville at Birmingham. Memphis at Chattanooga. Little Hock' at Atlanta, two ;ames. Knoxvlllc al New Orleans, two minus. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 1, Philadelphia 0. El. Louis 3, Boston 2. New York ;j, Chicago 2. Brooklyn at Pittsburgh', night, AMEHICAN (.HAGUE lioston 2-1, Cleveland 0-3, Detroit 3, New York '2, St. Louis at Washington. Chicago at Philadelphia.- runne grasp- t V Charles A. Comiskey was first (o abandon (he custom of remaining glued to first base. hood League In '00, played on the site of the present Comiskey Park. When the Players' wheel broke up, Commy returned to Von Dcr Ahu and St. Louis for n year. COMIRKKY FLASH ON BAOS top ed the Idea that the pitcher could i The consolidation of the Natlon- Ihe ' cover first base. Pitchers have been ; al League and American Associn- , , only n .te.w-percentage.'points away fro!;: their rivals. • • •' Elsewhere hi the league, the Atlanta Crackers came back with, a bang lo gain revenge for'thc double; defeat handed Ihe'm by the Little doing Mils ever since. ConiLskcy Is credited with having Improved the play til every position. lie was first to make a study of batters and to move In- flelders am! outfielders to meet the different styles of hitlers. Coiniskcy moved lo St. Louis in lion in '02 sent hltn to Cincinnati, where he remained mill he became owner ol the St. Paul club of Uie Western League n '05. Comiskey left a lifetime .batting average of no more lhan .253, but in at least one year—'87—his work at the plalc matched his brilliance NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia at Cincinnati, niorn- n« name. Uoston nl St. Louis. Brooklyn al Pittsburgh. New York at Chicago. l.iccjrse plates for 1943 lake .such forms as windshield stickers, elate ' labs, and even wooden sliit-s. NO ASPIRIN con do more for you, &o wi 1 __ _ Read Courier News w»tn ads | 100for6iily3D£'(ScTsiTJoscpt more? If your tar is old enough <<• SMOKE -K's lime to instal •I'EKFKCT CHICLE I'ISTON RINGS CHICKASAW Wr-sl Main Nrar 2 Is I St. Bal. starts l«:4. r .; Klin, slarls I:-ir Niclit slinws 5:.|fl l-IviTjit iSTonclay, npi'ns (i:-iri Continuous sl^^cs Silt. an<l Sun. Show Starts 7:45 Aihll. Always llu am! 2."o 1882 after the Dubuquc Rabbits had In the field and on the -bases. He Rock Travelers Wednesday. Thejappcared then; tho previous sum- 'halted .308 as Crackers took both ends. of 'a twin mer, was made manager In '84. to their third . Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE •Nashville al Birmingham. Memphis at Chattanooga, s Little Rock at Alhmtn. ' .Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE 1 Cleveland at Boston. Detroit at New York. Chicago at .Philadelphia. St. Louis at Washington. Wilh the fabuions Cliris Von Der Ahe owner anil Dnr Poss of Der Browns, Comiskey won four straight American Association pennants in 1B85-8G-87-88, beat Cap Alison's took the first contest—a 10-liiritng vaunted Chicago White Blockings affair—0 to 5. The nightcap •wc'nl'ln what passed for the World Selo New. Orleans—0 to '!'. The.Chat-' lies the first two years, on a wln- ncr-take-all basis llial last trip. After llic Browns of '87 losl the World Scries to the remarkable Detroit Nationals of that ycur, Von Der Ahe began selling his stars, hut Comiskey had enough to repeal the following' year. Coiniskcy jumped lo the Chicago club of tlic Players' Brolhcr- bill from the .Travelers; whining, the first game 7. to ,3 .and taking the nightcap 1C lo 12. ,.. : • • Knoxvlllc and New Orleans divided -n doubleheader. Knoxvlllc tanooga Lookouts trlinmcd the cellar-dwelling .Memphis/Chicks—'!, to 4—lo!pull,up to -Within.a game and, a half of .first, place. Knoxvlllc and -New Orleans arc thc Browns swept straight [lag, stole 122 bases. He could move on the hassocks, swippcd 77 in '88, 71 in 0. . . • Comiskcy returned lo his native hicago to gain affluence when American League stuck out Its icst following tlic turn of the cntury. The American League couldn't liss being a success with fight- like Byron Bancroft Johnson nd Charles Albert Comiskcy. idls today, leaving Ihrce games on the schcdii.le-fNashviilc "I Birming- Lltllc Rock at" Atlanta, Memphis at Chattanooga. and Friday & Saturday Double Feature "UOUIN HOOD OKTHK I'KCOS" with Koy lingers and "FLIGHT ANCKLS" Willl Virginia Ilrun- ,V ]t:it|)h I'.illiiniy "Dick Tracy vs. Crime" Comedy Friday and Saturday 'Heart of the Rio Grande' with Grnc Autry ,: "Tciils of Nynka" Selected SU«rts i Sunday and Monday ."ONK NKJHT IN THE i ' TKOl'IC'S" iiiui with Allliiitt £• I. Costelln Universal News Comedy Saturday Midnight Show Starts ) 1 p.m. 'Blues In The Night' 'irllli : ' ; " 1'riscilla Lane i ili'lly Field Selrclcil Shorts . • Sunday & Monday Bone It?' with : ISnil Abbott & I.iiu Costcllo News of. the 'I):iy' .Scli'ttcd Shorls THERE'S ALWAYS HERE'S ONE MAN YOU CAN DEPEND ON ...Your Doctor of Melon Your automobile mechanic merits your confidence! 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