The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1943 · Page 8
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r PAGE EIGHT BLTTB»y|LL« CAM.) COURIER NEWS :WIIH/«IN Can-asquel Winning Hurler; Other Major League Teams Play Today •WASHINGTON,- April 21 (U.P.)— A six-run explosion In the sixlh inning gave (he Washington Senators B . 7 to 5 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics yesterday In the opening game of the 1043 bnsc- ball season.. Some 25,000 fans, including Government officiuls, turned out for the game and saw War Manix>\vcr Commissioner Paul McNutt toss out (lie first ball. Mo.N'utt. who was pinch-liltting (or Ills boss, Prcsi- tloiil .Roosevelt, look a short windup, threw a perfect strike, nnd the Season was officially opened. ••Washington's starling pitcher, Dutch Leonard, caught 'tlie ball. And that wasn't all he caughl, either, as the same got underway and (lie Athletics pounded him for three runs in I he four Innings he worked. But the tiinatois more than made up for It in the sixth frame when they batted around to score six time and sail the game away. Alex Carrasquel, who replaced lionnrd In the Mh Inning, 'earned Ui5 distinction of winning the first game of the 1913 season, miss Christopher was the losing hurlcr for* 'the. Athletics. Lumsn Harris started on the mound tor the A's and was-breezing along behind a 3 lo 0 lead when the roof suddenly caved in on him •in the sixth. The hitherto handcuffed Senators broke lease with a tarragD of base hits thai drove Harris to the showers ami brought Christopher and later Roger Wolff lo the rescue. Christopher pitched to only two batttrs and was charged with the defeat. .Before (he , game was over the Senators added 'another run to the sbt they already had picked ut> and the A's added a fourth pitcher —Orric Arntzen, . the great Washington outfield of Bob Johnson,, George Case and Stan S|>cncc was on view for the first time and collected six of the Senators' 12 safeties. Case ivas high inan for the day, getting three for five. CEiitqificlder Jo Jo While led Die Philadelphia attack with two hits In three .times at. bat. Sea Gulls' Anlies Save Men SAN RAFAEIi, Cal. (UP)— The antics of sea gulls saved the lives of two "heavyweights, 1 . 1 J. W. Ap- iling, weighing 2GO pounds, nnd a. H. Helling, 20 pounds lighter, who had overturned in a small boat in San Francisco bay and \vere clinging desperately to the craft. The circling gulls allrnct- ..edVthe attention of J. C. Philltnps and his son who were In another boat and who, while they could liot sec the two men In the water, decided to investicnto. They saved the two heavyweights mid, while their combined weigh! nenr- ly sank the Phillipps boat, they were eventually landed ashore. An ostrich lays an egg only l.G per cent'of its own weight. CHICKASAW .; ' Wesi Main JVe.ir 21st St. Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 ; Night shows 5:45 Except Monday, opens S.4J Continuous tliows Sat and Sun. . Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature "MISS ANNIE KOONUY" with . . . Sliirlcy Temple "I'ASSAGK'KKOM HONG: '••"(' KONG" vilh Fninccs 1'airlraiiks Old Cy Young Won 511 Major Games; Retired Only When He Grew Too Fat To Field Bunts No one pitched as loin or won as many majoi .. (jauics as , Htnton Tecumseli Youtic. Ills arm remained good alter 22 years. WICDNKSDAY, Al'Jtll/ 21, 1943 J!y HARRY GKAVSON NU>\ Sports Cditor Denlon Tccumseh Young won 511 major league games in 22 years nnd retired only when lie became loo fat to field bunts. Only a few men huvc . pitched that many mines. When Cy Young decided lo call it a career in 1911 at (he age or 1-1. liis arm was as good as ever. "3»l the boys are Inking unfair advantage of the old man." remarked Old Tuscnrawas. "They know Ihls big stomach of mine makes It difficult, for me lo field bimls, so instead of swinging at my stuff, they arc laying the bull doivn. When'the third btisotnim has to start 'doing my work, it's time for me to'quit." Denlon T. Young never asked for tiny favors. Young was an Ohio farm boy standing six feet two and weighing 210 pounds. He had the smooth motion of Tiny Bou'dhain. In Ills hcydcy lie would have reminded you of the Yankee right-hander, but he was faster and had more on the ball. He could really pour the pellet through' there. Toward the lug end of" his brilliant run, he resorted more and more to curves nnd finally lo the spltball. 1'KUFECT AGAINST WADDEU, No one pitched as long or won as many games, and his time was almost evenlv divided between tlie iwo big leagues. 'He bagged from 20 to 3G gnmcs for the Cleveland and St. Louis Nationals anil the Boston Ucd Sox for 14 consecutive seasons. No other pitcher participated In as many games, 87'l. Young Is the only man who hurled uo-hlt performances in both big wheels. He recorded three of them, shut out Rube Waddell and the Philadelphia Athletics for the Red Sox. 3-0, in a perfect rio-man-to- rench-flrst base game, May 5, ISO-!. He is one of just five men lo perform Oils feat. Young wrapped 23 consecutive hilless innings around his masterpiece. It was'a no-hit game in which he struck out IB McKccSport batters for Canton, Ohio, of the Tri- Slnle League, July 25, 1890, Unit attracted the Cleveland club's attention. Cy Young was right off the mowing machine when Davis Hnwlny, Ihcii secretary-treasurer of the Spiders, first saw him. He lad outgrown his clothes, his sleeves fulled lo cover his wrists, ils trousers appeared sawcci-off at the ankles. lie woro, a lowr si-OK'iicd derby lint. Hawlcy bought lilm 11 complete new oulfit so his prospect would not be ridiculed. Cap Alison offered $1000 for 'the big rube" tollowlng Young's )i|; league bow, in which he Iwicc struck out (he White Stockings' iiiRimger. Aug. 0, IBflO, in holding the Chicago club lo three puny hits. Cleveland smv n lull, wcll-piil- .ogcthcr young man who .seemed lo lave made a study of sharp angles, the ball got lo the baiter before :ic realized it. His curves were un- 5Olviiblc. He was cool as Greenland's Icy mountains. WON FIRST WOULD SKKIKS On Ocl. 4 of that year. Young won bolh ends ol n double-header from Philadelphia. Dcnton Tecnm- esh was one of baseball's Iron men as "well us one of its great pitchers. When he switched to Boston with the birth of (he American League, Young and Lou Crlger formed the most talked of battery of the period. • < Against 511 victories, Young had 315 losses for ti lifetime average of .(ilD. lie .struck cut 2832,'walked 1194. Young llirii'.e beat the llnUlmorc Orioles for Cleveland in Itic Temple Cup Scries of 1895, lost the only game he pitched In the sumo show Ihc following ntilimm. 'He WHS charged with a defeat In the; first (jainc, relieved in the third nnd won the fifth nnd seventh lo give the new American League prestige In (he bitter and first World Scries in 1503—between (he Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates. Cy Young, pitching for the Boston Nationals, wns beaten hi his finnl same, 1-0, by ;i Philadelphia, recruit named Grover Cleveland Alexander. He didn't <lo badly, cither. Judge O. K.'s Slacks LOS ANGELES, Cal. (UP)—Women who prefer to gel their divorces In slacks rather than in more formal dress have only to apply lo the court of Superior Judge Charles S. Burncll of tills city. When the attorney for an 18-ycnr- old blonde war worker attempted lo apologize for the appearance of his client in slacks, the judge merely replied: 'I think they look very nice in slacks." BUY WAR BOi S! Open 7:00 p.m. Show Starts 7:30 p.m. Adm. Always lie aud 25o Wednesday 'Overland to Deadwood' with Charles Sfarrclt ,t Kiisscll lln Taramount News Comedy. Thursday 'Cadets On Parade' j with Freddie Bartholomew News—Sclctlcd Shorts. To keep on the offensive, to bring Victory sooner, to shorten the days 'til our boys come marching home— ourGovcm- ineat oeedc 13 billion dollars! Th«t'* why the big 2nd WAR LOAN DWVi it oo. That's why we must lend thii moocy dmri»f April, Of cbone, we're buying \V a r Bonds now. But there'i a big job to be done! We all b»T« lo do our share! We all have to BUY MOK£ WAR BONDS NOW! » YOUR iJt dollon FIGHTING dollars! GULFWEIGHTS Tailored In The Famed Shops Of - HART SCHAFFNER > MARX - - ! EASTER FARE COMFORTABLE . . Ls the word for the Imr slope collar .-inrt lonj points on this luitroiis hroaclrloth i-lilri by' Arrow. "Made-to-orrtcr" for a Windsor knot foulard. $2.50 yoi. \r.\\r seen in m:iny luotiiis; ; \ no\v tn-oail lirim stylcil in tin: trur Sniilhcni in;nincr \vilh colorful, silk piiggrrr. haiul. (>-.f> liy Slrlsnn! «j51U ANKLES ... arc t'im and u ra t o! i well shod feet when tncasert wiih socks like these from In- Icnroven. I.lslcs or Wools; pl.itds or clox. All of us have a hi if job ahead . , . winning the war. We're all hitting the hall harder. And I hat means harder wear on your dollies. |[ makes sound sense to slick with dolhts thai have stamina . . . the all-wool hind. That's (he only hind you'll find heariiii; the Marl Schaffucr & Marx Trumpeter label. Step iiiln .Moad's and slip info one of these Ctilfwei-m Worsteds . . . the three season suit n-ealcd for Arkan . sas' spring, summer and fall weather. It !, : ,s cvcrylhin ff yon desire in your (.•lollies . . . style . . . romforl , . . and lr.ii!>', Ions wear . . . 38™ , •>•<. j MEAD'S 4 * 322 MAIN STRiET

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