The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1943 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 26, 1943
Page 6
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fAGI BIX **'** ly r \ i ' Independent Team Beats The Blylheville Independents romped to tliclr tlilrd straight, victory at the fairgrounds park yesterday afternoon when they defeated (ho S. H. Kress 'Co. team by n score of 17 to 4. The Independents had lltclr big Inning In ; Hie fust halt of the slxlh as they |)i)t 10 runs acfoss, Burl Wilson and Jim Lulcs pitched effectively for the Independents. Up : until the' sixth it was a close contest, but_ after a 10-ruii splurge Ihc Indcix-iidents coasted in to their third consecutive win. Linciijxs: Tiidcpenricnls Kress Games -lb • Rilcy Ib Hay cf .' . Finely it Phillll>s vf Long KS Wilson c, p Chapman c Weathers 2b Perry cf • (Jaiii) ss ,/ Lloyd 2b . Haincs 3b Stnilonl 31i Hudson If Roush p Lilies p, c " Uarksdalc if Yesterday's Results SOUTHKRN UiAOUK LIHle Rock 3-2, Memphis 1-1. Chattanooga 13-0, Knoxvllle 4-i. New Orleans C-5, Birmingham 1-10 Nashville 13-1, Allanla 2-2. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh e, Chicago 2. St. Louis I, Cincinnati 0. Boston 8. New York 3. Philadelphia?, Brooklyn 2. AMIIKICAN LKAGlJi: Cleveland -HI, Detroit 1-4. Washington'12-5, Philadelphia 2-0. New York 1, Boston 1. ;st. Louis f>, Chicago 1, seven Innings; second postponed. Today's Games 'SOUTHERN Nashville at Atlanta.' Only game scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE No "games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE No games scheduled; BLYTHRV1LLE, (ARK.)! COURIER NEWS Chase Set First Basing Style; Prince Made Impossible Plays; Snatched Ball, Didn't Catch It II was exceedingly difficult to hit or throw (he ball by II-.U Chase, Open 1:00 p.m. Show Starts 7:30 p.m. Ado. Always lie ind He Monday Night ONE SHOW ONLY Box Off ice Opens 7:30 p.m. P-ict urc Starts 8:00 p.m. 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' with James Caguey News v! flic Dny Selected Shorts Tuesday PAL NITE 2 tickets for 2£o Meet the Stewarts witli William lloldcn <fc Frances Wee Sclcctcil Shurls Wednesday & Thursday UyllAKKV GIIAVSON NEA Sjwrls Ktlitor Fabulous Hal Chase set, the style 'or first, basemen. No doorkeeper play cil as deep and fur from the bag. If Chase, the perfect hall player, Inul a fault as a first baseman. t was that he was nol a good .nrgct. Trie reason was that, chase Viis never on Hie sack when «n- olhcr infieldcr Ihrew. Inlieldcrs threw to the bi\B, nol to him. All hey had lo do was come close. It wns exceedingly difficult to throw or hit the ball by him. Chase did not catch lhc bull. He snatched it. Prince Hnl did nol hit the ball. He slapped It. He had it all, Including tho physical advantages n left-hander enjoys nl the position he played so well. Nobody could field like Chase, ami, In 1DIC, after a years In tlic majors, he led Hie National League in bulling with .339. He was n right-handed baiter. lie sloori nl Die plnlc loosely, held the bat at the cud and not firmly. His hands crawled up the bat with lhc pilch lo meet' the various situations. He could hit the ball u long way. HIT AMI It UN AND S(IUEK7.G A betlcr ball plnyer on the batting end of the hit and run and squeeze never lived. Chase could be depended upon to hit Hie ball behind lhc runner or to slnp it on the ground. The nmn had wings on his feet. He stole 40 bases In 1010. His hands were luster than the eye. He made seemingly impossible plays. Some old baseball men consider Jhase the grealest of nil ball play- rs. Chase pitched und was a left- .niulcd catcher for Snnln Clara College, while Dr. Charles Henry. >tnib, president of lhc Santa \nitft Racetrack, was Ihc crack econd baseman of Ihe University f California. "II 1 was n laic Inning um) Clinse vas calchiug," recalls Dr. Slnib. 'We had a man on first base wilh none oul. I was up Ihcrc lo sacrifice, which 1 did, all right. 1 sacrificed everybody. Chase stepped •\roimfl me wilh lhc pitch, took Hie ball oil'the bat and doubled the m X The Most ./w- v WondeHol Show on Ice! GayiStarful! Excitingly Romantic! runner nl first." "I saw Chase come in to break up a stpice/c play, iiokl iho bum. Ihe man coming Into lhc plale mill double the batter with a throw to Die .wi'iind Ixisciuim covering first—all In one motion," relates Jlyde Milan, tlic Wiishinglmi coach. "You couldn't cross Chase by Wiling the ball by him • us he ed In. He'd snatch the ball regardless of how hnrrt it was hit provided it wns within his rc'nch. and the ball appeared to follow his glove. "I could get down lo first base with n fair degree of speed. I stole 88 bases for Washington in 1012. 1 could drag as gotxl au anybody, but 1 conldn'i drag the ball against Chusc und net away with anyl>iint>. Many a time i was within l\vo or three slridc.s of the bag, positive I had him beaten, bnl be never fulled lo bob up oul of somewhere und pill the ball on me." CIIASK HAD NO MOKAI. SESSK Chase broke in wilh the Los Angeles club in lfl(M as it pitcher. He played with lhc Yankees from 1005 Ihioujjh 1913, was traded lo Iho While Sox by Frank Chance as a trouble-maker. He jumped to Hie Federal League, went to the Reds when prare was declared, remained there Ihrouyh 1918, when Clirlsly Malhcwson preferred charges against him which had to do with belting on games. lie was (luielly dropped after .spending lhc lilin season with the Olnnls. Clinse wns a pleasing personality. Speaking with him you would not suspect Unit he would do what he did. lu sracc und Instinct, Chwse was inferior to Ty Cobb, mid he was u more accomplished hit and run man. Tic had no moral sense, however, toyed with Ihe laws ol life, was suspected and caught. Hal clmsn was « rogue whose genius carried him through to IMS things against a handicap lUat would have ranird an ordinary criminal lo silent oblonuy. Long, Welch Face Canny, Rodriguez Colorful Carlos liodrlque-/,, (he explosive Mexican performer again tOiim.s up with nil! Canny and ],L S roncrcte chin for another tag match ill the Lei: Ion Arena here tonight Their opixmcnus will lie two of the most popular inatincn per form Ing on tills circuit, "Tiger" Long am i Joe Welch. The program arranged by Promoter Mike Meroncy for tonlglil Indicate dial somebody might eel hurt because liolh l/>ny and Welch have persona) grievances to settle with Canny and even n baseball umpire could .se e that this Is the opportune lime for J w u, to rca]) .sweet i-fvenue. ID fact, lang urg- 1'iHly requested the opportunity to get back In the ring with Canny i<n ( | made tlic trip here all the way from Hultimorc, Mcroney siild Just •so he can settle Ills score, At their last meeting here Long tagged fJimny on his jaw ami came up ivUh a busted milt, a Happening which the v-lcran Florldan holds to Can ny's discredit. As for Welch, he recently was unduly i-miBlicd and beaten Jw Canny when lie participated In a. ne match hi the local arena. At that lime, also, Canny's pntln-r wns Rcdrlquc/. while Joe teamed H'ltji Brother Koy and lh c Mexican had a hand in dealing Hie punish ;»en. Tims Joe I.H.S-a gnKfge with •i double edge and the incentive for revenge Is Just ,, s strong O r onKj-r than In the case of Long 'rclliiilnary one-fall matches will Long |, ltl8 i e wi(ll c f .^ "Unites or less ami We el will .nke __ „„ Hodrhnic* ln „ slm ;;<» Luck HI-X'KWIT I CINCINNATI. _ Ro MAN Jliffrc arc now more than 450000 organic chemical comnounds'known compared with only 15,000 slvty Dimout Drapes High octane gasoline, oi*d now exclusively for aircraft, will piny n major role In truck engine development. . Fvamowit News • Comedy For S GOTTONSEE Delfus !)252 Sloneville 2-15 Wild's 12 Wild's U SOY BEAMS Arksoys 1>olsta Itoysoys LESLIE E. SPEOR, Frenchman's Ifayou, Ark. ''I' 01 Slriclly oil the face and cleai down on tho shoulders is thiJ turban-antl-scarl job worn hj ;aclress Eleanor Parker. The idel •is that it will show up swell in a dimout. Clyde McCnlhmgh, aljort: broke bone in Ills left ankle 'sliding into second on stolen base al Pittsburgh chased Paul Derringer and blanked Chicngo Cubs, (i-0, Cub catcher will be oiiMi month. Navy Succeeds In Reducing llolh; Suavely Gave Up CHAPEL HILL. -- Curl Suavely, Cornell football coach, tried for three years without success to gel Ensign Sid RolU down to 205 l»uiKls, and now weighs 100 pounds. Then tlic All-American guard joined file Navy al 220 after llicrc lo twirl their partners in less than a year. He's a military and athletics instructor at the North Carolina Prc-Fllglit School. MONDAY, Al'KiL 2(J, 10J3 Little Rock Holds Lead In Southern By Unilcd IVcss Little Ruck's champion Travelers arc occupying Die top berth in the Southern Association baseball loop. 'With a lirst week record of three victories and no defeats, Buck Fausull's i'cbs have indicated that they lire willing lo lake up (his year just where they left off last. More than 21,000 fans turned out for Easter day double-header play In the Southern. '/'he TraveJer.s took two matches from Memphis, the first, by a 'i to I count, and the .second }>y n 2 to 1 score. Over at Chattanooga, Hint town got a taste of its first baseball of tho season when the Lookoul-s and Kaoxvllle split « brace of games. Chattanooga snatched lhc opener In a 13 lo 4 win, and then dropped the nightcap by a 1 to 0 shutout. The Atlanta Crackers made a comeback In taking their second Eanie aaaiiwt Nashville, 2 to 1, after losing the opener, 13 to 2'. Hill Ayer», Cracker hiiiler, limited the Vols to two lilts in winning Ine second contest. New Oilcans' Pels divided a dou- Uc-licmlor with the Birmingham Barons. The Pelicans took the first game, (i to 0, behind the steady left arm of Pitcher Hoy Saiincr. Tlic Pels also had an early lead In tlic .second game, but four run sprees by the Barons in the fourth and sixth innings gave the Birmingham nine the win, by a 10 to 5 count. Nashville in Atlanta is the only jcoptest slated for today—a night game. Tarheels Retain Conference Title CHAPEL HILL, N. C., April M IU.P.>^Norlii Cnrolina sliil holds the Southern conference track championship The Tarheels turned back seven opposing teams Saturday to retain (he title by a margin of 33 points over V. M. L— which had been the favorite. Co-captain Mike Mnngiiiu sparked Ulc North .Carolina Utle defense with n total ut I2'i points. Duke wns third in the final scoring followed by South Carolina, William and Marj', Davidson, North Carolina Stale and Clcinson. CUTS Cash for Your Any Make — All Models WE NEED 50 USED CARS Sec us »( once if you wanl in sell your r;ir Mil! CASH. No delay—drive In or telephone ami our rrincn-tilalivc will call al once. Phillips Motor Co. Tel. .153 We Buy Loan Cotton Geo. 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