The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 29, 1950
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PACK TWBLTIi »LYTm5Y!LLE (AUK.) COURIER KflfS THURSDAY, JtJNl! Hopped-Up Ball No Problem To 20-Wm Club Pitchers Bj JACK RAND (Asswtalerf PrtM Sport* Writer) Rabbit ball or no, the 20-win club for pitchers is headed tor a. big year. Johnny Sain oT the Boston Braves, Bob Lemon of Cleveland and Art~HouUeman of Detroit hit (he 10-mark yesterday. And the season won't be half over until .July 9, the all-star came break. Eight more are one step back. Another dozen slill have a chance to crash the exclusive lodge. Now 10 wins in June are nO| guarantee-of 20 come October, nut it's a good bet. < Even old cuslom- i i ers like Bobby i Feller C7-6), Hal 1 N'ewhouser C 6-4 ) and Howie Pol, let (7-5) slill are n the running. Only seven made it last year, five in (he American and two in the National. , Back in 1931 the - National didn't Johnny Sam have a s j,, g i e 20- game winner. You have to burrow back to 1928 to pet into double features—11 for both leagues. The high is n, set m iflO^ and matched in 1905 and 1320. Sain, staging the "comeback of the year" for the Braves, made No. 10 2 big one. He knocked the Philadelphia Phillies out oi first place In the National League with his 3-1 decision, spacing eight hits. Brooklyn, a 5-3 afternoon winned over New Vork, slid back into the lead when Ihe Phillies bowed at night. The Braves used [wo hits, two walks and an error to score all three runs off Russ Meyer In Ihe third inning. • Preacher noe, » 20-gainc candidate, copped his ninth for Brooklyn on Gene Hermanski's first homer of the' season. Hermanski's clout with a man on in the seventh Inning broke a 3-3 tie between Roc end Sheldon Jones. • , Furillo Bcaned Carl Fudillo. hit on the head by a Jones pitch in the eighth inning, hammered a two-run homer and .single in earlier appearances. Furillo had been' hitting .500 since the Brooks returned home. . *• Chicago massacred the St. Louis Cardinals, 15-3. the Cub's 'biggest total of the season, Despite the loss, . the. Cards are only a half game behind the Brooks and 2 percentage points back of the second place Phils. . Stan Rojeck's eighth-inning double enabled Pittsburgh to edge Cincinnati. 6-5,'before R sparse— lor Pittsburgh—crowd of 12.040 fans. Murry Dickson, a non-winner since May 1, picked up his third victory in relief of Bill Werle. Sports Roundup HUGH FULLERTON «. NEW YORK. June 2S. (IP)— Have you noticed how many kids have been signing "non-bonus" baseball contracts lately? The announcements have been rather emphatic about it and we don't know whether the clubs or the athletes are getting smart.,. .For instance, Billy Hoeft. the Oshkosh, Wise., High pitching whiz, took "just under i6.- 000" from the Tigers thongh he was reported to Have offers above 130,000.... Bob Wilson of Wisconsin, most valuable Big Ten footballei last fall, got the same amount from the While Sox after by-passing a $12,000 football offer Irom Ihe Cleveland Browns Recent Issues of the Sporting News list 46 college players and 27 high schoolers as turning pro and while no figures are mentioned. It may be noteworthy that most signatures are" going on contracts to the higher class farms and then the kids are being shipped to class C or D teams for seasoning... SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet Atlanta 48 2* ,667 Birmingham Memphis , . Nashville . . New Orleans Mobile . Chattanooga. Little Rock . ...43 ...43 ...17 ...35 ...S3 ... il ...II AMERICAN Tassinjc thr. Buck (News Hem: Ray Robinson to defend welter title for $1) I never thought I'd see (he day When welter champion Sugar Ray Would risk his title without pay. But still that one-buck cash could be The way to buck the l.B.C. Detroit . ... New York . Cleveland . Boston . Washington Chicago . St. LOUT* . . , Philadelphia LEAGUE W L « 19 40 21 ....37 37 ..,.38 30 29 35 *) 57 21 41 22 43 .507 .583 .521 .4*5 .458 .419 .257 ret. .694 .615 .578 553 .453 42! .339 .333 BENCH JOCKEYS—Seven-year-old Dale Janscn, left, and Chris Durocher, 414, cheer lustily for Ihe Giants from dufiout of the home forces in the Polo Grounds. Their fathers nrc Pitcher Larry Jansen and Manager Leo Durochcr of the New York Nationals. 'Noogans Blank Travelers 5-0 On Norman Brown's Six-Hitter NATIONAL LEAGUE W I, Brooklyn 35 24 Philadelphia.' .13 25 St, Louis 36' 26 tioUon 33 28 Chicago 30 JB New York 30 30 Pittsburgh 23 W Cincinnati 20 41 Pel. .593 .583 .581 Ml JOS 500 .371 328 One-Minute Sports Page Ben Chapman, former Phillies manager, is doing a grand job as pilot, of the Cardinals' Danville, Va., farm In the Carolina League. ..Vern McGrew, NCAA high jump champ ' from Rice, plans to work a year in Ihe Texas oil fields before going to Oklahoma U. lor post-grad work In lietroleum engineering. He wants to be in the right, spot to train for the 1952 Olympic tryouts.-.Ray Famt- chori, who was. bothered by a misbehaving appendix for five years before Lew Burston persuaded him to have it removed got his bangerl- un nose fixed during the same trfp to the hospital..-.Ray will return to the U. S,, likely In September, after defending his European title. ..Golf- Talented young Houtteman,' De- ler Bobby Locke may return to this trott's tine 22-year-old righitmndef, country Jor n shot at some of George actually was (.he first major leaguer to win his tenth. He did it in the afternoon, whipping Chicago, 6-2. Both Sain and Lemon joined him it night. • ' Detroit needed the win, too, to protect fl 4H game edge over the New York Yankees. Hoot Ever's 420-foot Inside-the-park homer with a man on broke a 1-1 tie. between Houtteman and. Ken Hoi- May's dough in August, but he won't decide until after the, British Open In five days, from June 21 to 25, the Montreal Royals moved from sixth place to first in the International League. They must be running that pennant race at Golden Gate Park. Cleaning the Cuff Ben Hogan is the "champion combe. Don Kolioway added two i sportsman of the month" for June wore in the sixth with his third \ .. .General Manager Fido Mtirphy homer. has put a $25,000 price tag on Victor Browns I,ose Everything happens to the St. Louis Brownies. Now Cleveland has run up a whopping 18-2 score against them, scoring 11 runs in the seventh Inning. That made it easy for Lemon to ride home for win No. 10. The Boston Hen Sox won their sixth straight under the direction of Manager Steve O'Neill, drubbing Philadelphia. 6-2. Ted Williams Ml his 23rd homer, Vern Stephens his 17th and Dom DiMaggio his third ii\ th eattack on Lou Brissie. It was Brissle'a 12th defeat, high in the big leagues. Ellis Kinder went all the way with an 11-hitter. Allie Reynolds cut down Washington with three hit.s as the Yanks won a 5-1 game from Rookie Al Sima, just up from Chattanooga. Sima. a 27-year-old southpaw, was in the thick of things tintil Jerry Coleman hit a two-run homer In the eighth. Pillett.Power, 19-year-old Negro star of the Drummortctville,. Que., Stars who is leading the Provincial League in everything from hitting to steak-eating. Five major league clubs are interested Bobby Aiello stole six bases In one game for the Batavia, N. Y., Clippers then drew six walks in s. game for a second Pony League record. If that keeps on. they'll'be calling him the Aiello peril. Yrstoi'dav's Results ' Southern Association New Orleans 3-2. Birmingham 2-B Memphis 6, Naihville a (12 innings) Chattanoga 5, Little Rock 0 Mobile 10. Atlanta 6 National [.cajrne Brooklyn 5, New York 3 Chicago 15. St. Louis 3 Boston 3, Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 5 American League Detroit 6, Chicago 2 New York 5. Washington 1 Boston 6. Philadelphia 2 Cleveland 18, St. Louis a Today's Games ' Southern Association Memphis at Nashville night Birmingham - at New Orleans night Atlanta at Mobile night Little Rock at Chattanooga night National Ltacne New York at Brooklyn St. Louis at Chicago Philadelphia at Boston night Only games scheduled . .American Leacne Washington at New York BostoVT;at Philadelphia Chicago-at Detroit Cleveland at St. Louis (night) By Thr Assoclalerl Press H Norman Brown pKched a six- hitter for Chattanoosa night to shutout the Little Rock Travelers 5-0. Brown, a castolf Irom Atlanta who won 22 games in 194fl, never let the Travelers go anywhere. For backing he got more runs than Chattanooga has managed since June 18. The second running Birmingham Barons managed to gain a little on first place Atlanta by dividing a doubieheader with New Orleans. .. The Barons lost the opener. 3-2, and won the late game, 6-2, while Atlanta was taking a beating from Mobile. 10-6. Atlanta slill leads the Southern j Association by five games. Memphis and Nashville got to- setber in Sulphur Dell and it dirtn'l look like they could gel apart Alter 12 innings Memphis won 6-5. Bobby Ganes won the Iir=t g.ime for New Orleans with a two-bagcer, scoring Stan Wentzel in the eighth inning of the scheduled seven- round match. Littlefield Wins No. 9 Dick Liltleiield joined the select battery of nine-game winners when he pitched Birmingham's victory. Littlefield gave only lour nils in the six-inning game which ended abruptly because of curfew. When Mobile, scored three times in the second inning against Atlanta it was the firet home o?-se crossins for ihe Bears in-IB innins. Mobile's Peie Wojey held the Crackers scoreless until the eighth inning. ; i ' Little Marvin Rotblatt got credit lor lib 11th win of the season for MeniphU but Leo Goicoechea old most of the work whipping Nashville. Cuban Leo pitched live-hit ball for 10 innings. His trouble wai control. Three' of Nashville's first four mils were thanks to Leo'^ walks. The break in the game came on a wild pitch by Nashville reliek-r Tony Jacobs. Malor League Lenders By The Associated I'rrss Milwaukee Interested in Brownies' Franchise but Larger Park Needed Pacemakers And Motor men Win Twin Bill Blythevllle's two entrants in the Northeast Arkansas-Southeast Missouri Baseball League. Blytheville Motor Company and Burnett Hudson Salr.s, swept a league doubleheader at Walker Park last night. The iMowrmcn ol Blytheville Motor, behind the three-hit pitching .of Charles Cook, downed Hoot Fairless and his Decrlng team' G-l in the second game and the ' Pacemakers of Burnett Hudson Sales bc^t Slcelc 4-2 in the opening game. Cook pitched good ball all the way allowing but three hits, nnd striking out seven. Fairies gave up seven hits. Billy Dcnton worked for the Pacemakers against Jack Whittle who went the route for Stccle. Batting— Robinson, Brooklyn .363; Mll-ial. St. Louis .353. Runs — Jethroe. Boston 54; Torgeson. Boston. Robinson and Snider. Brooklj'n 50. RIHLS balled in — Kincr, PitLs- bHrsri M; Sauer. Clikago 53. Hiis — Lockman, New York 86; Robinson, Brooklyn 84. j Doubles — Robinson, Brooklyn 24; | St. Louis 21. j Triples — Musial. S't. Louis 6; \ JMhroe. Boston. Smalley, Chicago, | Kiner, Pittburgh and Slaughter, St. Louis 5. Home runs— Kiner, Pittsburgh 18, Campanella, Brockjyn 15. Stolen bases — Jethroe, Boston 17; Reese. Brooklyn 7. Strikeouts — Spnhn. Boston 95; Roberto. Philadelphia T Hudson Wins BWL Game Burnett Hudson Sales scored sev- rn runs ill the first two \nnings ant! then held nn to defeat Phil Apple- bnum's team 7-3 in a Bay Window League game at Little Park yestcr- ' [ day afternoon. Long \vns the winning pitcher even though he \ touched for nine hits by Ihe Anplebaums. Rud Lutes v.-orked for Applebaum and gave up six safeties. This afternoon Biil Godwin's Snorting Goods was scheduled to play Ark-Mo Power at 5:30. 'Flivver' Races To be Revived Filching—Miller. Philadelphia 6- ] 0 1.000; Lade, Chicago -i-!, SCO American Loa^ur Batting—Kcll, Detroit J76; Doby, Cleveland 364, Runs—Williams. Boston 66; Stephens, Boston 61. Runs batted In—Williams, Bo.'to.i 74; Stenhens. Boston 71. His—Kell, Detroit. 95; Lipon, Detroit S3, • Doubles—Kell. Detroit 21; Z-rilla and Williams. Boston ID. Triples— Dillvnger,' Philadelphia 9; Doerr, Boston, Evers, EJetroit and Hsnrich, New York 6- Home runs—Williams, Boston 23: Rcsen. Cleveland 20. : Stolen bases—DiMaggio.' Bo : ton 6; Dillinger and, Vato. Philadelphia, and Do by, Cleveland 5. Strikeouts— Reynolds. New York 30: Lemon. Cleveland 6i- Pitching—McDermott. Boston 51 .833; Gray. Detroit, 9-2 .K18. | SANTA MONICA. Calif,. June 29. 1 '/Pi—Got any old racing: cars, vin- j tage of 1909-1919, stored in the |garage? | If so. roll 'em out, oil 'cm up and set into tbc revival of the once fi famed Santa Monica Road Race. Civic loaders are getting ready to stage the event usinsj the cars and drivers of (hat colorful era in speed contests, as a fealiire-of Santa Monica's diamond Jubilee celebration Julv 12 to 16, The race, to be staged over dosed portions of San Vinconle boulevard and Ocean Avenue, which comprised part of the original course, will be heid on July 1(5, Lack of Proper , Facilities Cited By Brewery Prexy (Third in a series of steams appraising the cities now bidding for the major league baseball franchise of the St. Louis Browns) By CHRIS KDMONDS MILWAUKEE. June 28. (AP) — Milwaukee's chances of a big league baseball city depend up-, on making big league facilities available. That sums up the situation as far as any possibility of shilling (hn St. Louis Browns' franchise here is concerned. You can tako the word of ihe man who b» mast to head any such action on this end for the statement. r.D's Frederick C, Miller, president of Miller Brewing Co. and an avid sports fan. Miller admittedly is in-' t crested in the Browns and has talked with club President William De Witt about buying the franchise. "We should have, big league brysf;- ball liere and I'll be very happy to help bring it," says Miller. ''But there's no point In pressing for a franchise until and unle&s we have a civic stadium." Ri^ht now the chances foi ? stadium look pretty good—but certainly not in (Erne for the next, bi^eball season. Maytas not even for 1932, Would Cost 53.500.000 Con-truction of the stadium has been In the talking stn^e a long time. Last week a County Board CommittOR recommended issuance of bonds to build one at a of 53 502,000. Yesterday the county board -voted to begin preparation, of a plan. At that price, architect*; say n 25.000 seat capacity structvire can ba put up. It could be enlarged, they The Milwaukee Brewers of Ihe American' Association play lic-me ?, tunes at ancient Borchcrt Field, One-level wooden stands .'Oat 3SOO. The top attendance the club ever drew was 365,459 riurjn; Che 1927 reason. Two years ago it came willi 3H4-5C6. Last year only 260,210 fans visit eti the park. Milwaukee's population, based on preliminary 1050 figures is 632.033 The. county's total is 861,226. The three adjoining counties — Lake Michigan borders on cast—bring the area population to over 1,003.000. The Boston Brove.s, owners,of the Brewers, wouldn't oppose the moving in of a major league (vantjhisrj "We'd have to move our Triple A Connie Hay To Coach at Trumann Higrfl Connie Hay, former Blythevlll« High School athlete, said today h« has accepted the position of head football coach at Trumann High School. Mr. Hay has teen employed In tht Post Office here recently. He was graduated from Mississippi State College in 1049. In the fall of I94S he was back, field conch at Wynne, Ark,, when that h^h school had one of Us most successful seasons, winning eight and losing two. He is to report at Trumaon July 5. British Tennis Meet Enters Third Round WIMBEL.DON, England. June 2fl. MV-The polite Introductions over, the all-England lawn tennis championships enter the slugging stage today will) the third round matrites of the men's singles play. ^P The seven American seeded players all are due for action along with top-seeded Frank Sedgman, the Australian pre - tournament favorite. Sedgmati's stock has been drifting, down steadily, however, since he turned, up the first day witn a sprained wrist, and he faces trouble in the person o[ Belgium s Philippe Washer. Billy Talbert, the New Yorker who is rapidly making friends ami influencing wagers oh his chances of copping the cup, tangles with Sweden's Torstcn Johansson In one of the, top matches of the day. Another humdinger Is the meeting between Irv Dorfman of New York and Australia's Adrian Quist. The u. S .Girls continue to draw the biggest crowds, eager for a glimpse of something new and daring In tennis fashions. So far, there hasn't been anything on view worth writing home about. franchise out,". Lou Perini, Braves' president., has said, "but rest assured we wouldn't attempt to block Milwaukee's switch to the majors." Snorts editors of both daily newspapers here are hearty supporters of any major league move. The National Geographic Society estimates the population of Lhasa, capital of Tibet, at perhaps 50,000. Qualifying Dotes Set For Women's Tourney NEW YORK. June 29. tional qualifying for the National women's amateur golf tournament will be held Aug. 24-25 at 18 points throughout the country. Pittsburgh will hold its trials Aug. 28-29. The 36-holc. two-day tests will qualify 128 players, Including those exempt, for the tournament on Atlanta's East Course Sept. 11-16. Midwestern qualifying sites ire Chicago, St. Paul. St. Louis and Fort Worth. Troubled Colleaians Leave for Europe NEW YORK, .nine 29. If,— Their trouble? ended, 550 Americin and Canadian college students sailed for Europe Tuesday aboard a military transport. "Hie ship was offered—at regular fees — by President Truman after the Coast Guard banned the use of a chartered Norwegian ship, trie Svalbard, which was called a fire hazard. The students, stranded In N*.w York since last Thursday, used their refunds from the Norwegian company to pay for the use of the General Ballou. Their first stop is Rotterdam. New Hardwood Floors Can Be Hailed to Old An old home with flooring which is out-moded or deteriorated from years of wear and neglect can be riven an attractive new loo!< by installation ol gleaming new tloors of hardwood, remodelinz expert x>int out. Such a project i£ comparatively simple for a professional floor layer, involves little Interference with household routine and can be done at moderate cost. 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