The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1952 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 10, 1952
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SATURDAY, MAY 10, 1952 St. Louis 'Beauties' Mizell And Rivera both Flops So Far Vinegar Bend Loses 3rd As Cards Bow to Reds 8-3 Bjr RALPH RODF.N Aworl.Ud Tint SporU Wriler , A uT-', le ex P*,. te<1 P fides of St. Louis—rookies Ji m Rivera ?hl r t (Vme * ar , Be » d > Mizell-have fizzled so fir ,„ their bids for major league stardom. Brooklyn New York Cincinnati Chicago St. Louis Boston Philadelphia Pittsburgh NATIONAL LEAGUE "' I. Pet. GB H 4 .165 1-1 .737 13 8 .619 2 12 8 .600 2'i 10 12 .455 5'4 8 13 .381 7 6 12 .333 714 4 18 .182 1114 AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleyeland Boston Washington St. Louis New York Chicago Philadelphia Detroit W L Pet GB 15 7 .682 H 7 .667 11 8 .519 11 10 .524 9 11 .450 B 12 .429 R 11 .421 4 15 .211 3'5 a! 5'. 9V4 Southern Association Mobile New Orleans Chattanooga Atlanta Nashville 1 Birmingham Little Rck Memphis Won Lost Pel. 18 8 19 12 16 12 15 14 12 13 14 16 14 20 .661 .613 .511 .617 .462 .448 .440 Bolh recruits, touied during spring training is the probable rookies of the year in (he Amerlean and Nationa at times /lashed Leagues, have' the focm that --------- a made them standouts in the minors —but not often enough. Rivera, (he 29-year-old outfielder of the Browns, has collected only 13 hits in 66 trips tor a lack-luster .107 average. He has ridden the bench of -late but was let out Thursday and came through with a game-winning homer against Philadelphia. Mizell, the gangling lefthander of the Cardinals, has been the victim of the "big inning." The youngster, hailed >s a "lefthamled Dizzy Dean," sails along In fine style when all of his stuff. a sudden he Cincinnati 8, St. Louis S Pittsburgh at Chicapo (postponed cold) • H Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE Nev York 7, Boston 4 Chicago 8. Detroit 6 (16 Innings) Philadelphia 9. Washington 3 St. Louis at Cleveland (rain) YESTERDAYS RESULTS Southern Association Southern Association Atlanta i. Mobile 2 (10 innings) New Orleans 5, Birmingham 2 Only games scheduled TODAY'S GAMES National Leirue New York at Boston Pittsburgh at Chicago Cincinnati at St. Louis Philadelphia at Brooklyn (2 twl- night) American League Chicago at Detroit St. Louis at Cleveland Washington at Philadelphia Boston at New York All night games Memphis at Birmingham Nashville at Mobile Chattanooga at New Orleans Little Rock at Atlanta Major League Leaders MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING — Wilson, Washington, .419; Delsing. St. Louis, .368' Mullin. Detroit, .365. RUNS — DiMnggio. Boston, 20- Hosen, Cleveland, 19; Piersall Bos ton 18. RUNS BATTED IN - Rosen, Cleveland, 19; Dropo. Boston 16' Boone, Cleveland 15. HITS — Simpson, Cleveland, 34' Robmson, Chicago 31 HOME RUNS - Rosen, Cleveland. 8; Wert z , Detroit, 5; Dropo Boston. 4. ' PITCHING - Henry. Boston. 4-0 1.000; Cain. St. Louis, 3-0 1 '000 NATIONAL LEAGUE BATT1NO — Robinson. Brooklyn .426; Edwards, Cincinnati ' Lowrey. St. Louis. .367. RUNS — Adams, Cincinnati, 19- Hemus, St. Louis, 15. HITS — Kluszewski. Cincinnati, 30; Baumhollz and Sauer. Chicago Adams. Cincinnati and Hemus St' Louis. 27. ' HOME RUNS - Pafko. Brooklyn, 7; Mnthews, Boston and Sauer Chicago. 5. PITCHING - Maglie, New York B-0 1.000; Loes and Roc. Brooklyn, Uehmeier, Cincinnati and Wilhelm, New York, 3-o, The prized pitching prospect lost us major league debut to Ken Raffensberger and Cincinnati 2-1 when Joe Adcock socked a two- run triple in the first inning. The next time out Mizell hid Chicajo beaten, 3-2, going Into the eighth inning when he blew up and yielded four runs to be charged with > 6-3 loss. Seen In the Seventh Mizell won his third start, 3-2 with a neat four hitter over Philadelphia but he failed .gain last night as the Cards dropped an 8-3 decision to the Reds and their old tormentor. R.iffensberger. The kid had the Reds eating out of his hand until the sei-enth Inning when he ble- sky high ami was tagged for seven runs. Adcock ruined Mizell again, this time with a three-run homer. The rally wiped out a 2-0 St. Louis lead. Rookie catcher Les Fusselman socked his first major league homer in the Card seventh to account for st Louis' final run. Raffensberger's victory was his fourth and his second over Mizel! TtuMrrumph also enabled the Reds third place from Cubs' scheduled game with Pittsburgh was post- cold weather. League The Cleveland Indians took over first place in the American League from the Boston Red Sox without lifting a bat. The Indians moved The India ' sched. ni-,4 -- i-* ----- "miiin;, scned- uled night game with the Si. Louis Browns was rained out while Ihe ' the right the bat to take Chicago. over The poned because The remaining National clubs were Idle. dropped a 7-4 decision •to the New York Yankees to fal • half game behind. Veterans Johnny Sain and Bobtav I ogue, former Boston Braves slablemates, teamed up to stop the Red Sox. Sam drove in three runs on a.homer and double before he left at the end rf the seventh inning. Sain was struck on kneecap by a liner fro,,, >„„ ual of Billy Goodman In t !le second inning and was forced to retire aiter Ihe sevenlh ,vhen his knee stiffened. Chisojt Win In 16th Lefty Bill Wight, a former Yankee making his first start, and Sam were locked ir » 2-2 duel going into the sixth when errors by Johnny Pesky and Jim Plcrsalt handed the Yanks Ihree unearned runs and the game. The victory ended a Ihree game New York losing streak. The Chicago while Sox wen Ihe longest game of Ihe season as 8-5, in 16 innings at Detroit. Minnie they defeated the Detroit Tigers Minoso tripled home two runs In the 16th and scored the third on runs were unearned as Ihey were set up by Johnny Lipon's error Detroit .allied in its half of the l«th, _BLYTHEVILLE(A»K.) COURIER NEWS SWC Votes on Membership Bids of Tech, Houston Today By HAROLD V. ItATLIFF loading the bases with one out but Bill Kennedy ended the four hour and 21-minute battle ,y striking out George Lerchen and getting Johnny Oroth to ground "Jt. Harry Dorish, who took over in the eighth for Chicago, was the winner and Hal White, (he sixth of seven Tiger pitchers to see duty the loser, the White Sox scored in the 14th but Steve Souchock prolonged the Issue with a two out homer in the last of the Hth. Little Bobby shantz pitched the Philadelphia Athletics to a 9-3 victory over the Washington Senators in the only American League night game. Shantz permitted six hits in gaining his fourth triumph and the A's change in 30 years. The faculty committee of the t Texas Tech appears to have a letter chance of admittance lhan University of Houston. It has been rymg for 'X years and this time las made a high-pressure bid. It ays it is ready for Southwest -onference competition — has the earns and the facilities. Texas and Texas A. & M are openly backing Tech. Texas Christian is considered a certainty. Baylor Is expected to cast a Tech vote. Arkansas Is believed lined up for the big West Texas school. If all this is true. Tech is in the conference — it takes five of the seven votes to make it. ' Meanwhile, there are other matters of interest — distribution of bowl game receipts among all members of the conference, Ic-le- vision and radio policy and contracts, a celling on the number of athletic scholarships (hat can be granted by each school and other *** to "» rs of n league that hasn't made a " ""*"- ~ points. The L Share Bowl Gates directors Duro-Chrome Beaten By Juveniles in CSL defending ch.mplon Dliro-Chrome Leather Pullers s 1 .> wT *' meelln ? th e winner of a --- . __ " " ramer ™«ers 5-2 at Maloney Park, match between Charles Blurtworth 371' ' Bombers to Play Memphis' Devils «cheduled to N ^ro Bombers play the the top Negro sem this «rea. A special bleacher section be reserved lor white fans. as one of teams In will Two Toughies Teamed for Legion Bout Henry Barrel!, the southern Junior heavyweight champion, and rough AI Galento will combine their talents In the main event of the American Legion's wrestling show at Memorial Auditorium Monday night. Oalenlo and Barrel! who returned to Blytheville after long absences last Monday night, will team against Lee Fields and Roy Welch in the (ag match feature. Galento. and Harrell are both popular here. Both employ the same catch-as-catch-can style and are highly regarded In the heavyweight Welch and fields also the same styles and both have large followings among Blytheville fans Both are sclent! \c-type wrestlers but know how to get rough when the occasion arises. In preliminary bouts, Harrell will take on Welch and Galento will meet Fields. Lucky O'Rourke has been employed to officiate this bout SeixdJ In Finalt HAMILTON. Bermuda ijfV-vie Seixas of Philadelphia meets Mexican champion Gustavo Plafox today for the Coral Beach tennis championship. The Juveniles got but three hits out they made them all count to take advantage of Duro-Chrome miscues. Bob Newman went the distance for the high school team allowing but four hits, all singles. Tommy Don-Is was the losing pitcher. The Juveniles got things going early scoring a pair of runs in the Iirst inning on an error, an Infield mn and singles by Garner and Duro-Chrome bounced back to tie the score in the second on an error and three straight singles by Dickie Roark. Duncan and Shaw. The Juveniles went ahead to stay in their hair of the second when a walk, a single by Birmingham and » fielder's choice scored one run. In the fifth inning, Dorrls walked four batters and hit one to score two more runs for Planters. Monday afternoon the Courier New Dirty Sox are scheduled to play Farmer's Bank in a league game. and Jim Saunders of Texas and Charles Ludwig and Jim Wilson of Texas Christian. Wesley Ellis of Texas won the golf tournament, scoring 294 for 72 holes. Darrow Hooper of Texas A. & M. ;et a new conference record In the discus throw In preliminaries of the track and field meet yesterday, whipping the saucer out 170 feet. It bettered the record of 163 feet S!i inches, set In 1940 by Jack Hughes ol Texas. Southern State Cuts Scholarships MAGNOLIA. Art. (/p, _ Southern SUte College announced Friday that It will stop offering athletic scholarships In line with North Central Association and Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference policy Preisdertt Dolph Camp said those athletes attending school on scholarships woud be subsidized until they graduate, but that no new 1 shotarshlps alone would be awarded. athletic prowess BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Mo, U , p . m . ^^ 50c _ c ,, ildl>|) TAG MATCH Henry Harrell & Al Galento vs. • Lee Fields & Roy Welch Alto 2 1-Fall Matehet Harrelf TS. Welch Galento vs. Fields 80 Minufe Time Limit -—... ..,.,,_i.^ njjct-ivi;, and business managers have rec- mmen <ied to the conference that «;~^>u T,7 ' c rt ^ ull ""«"ut;tt 10 me conlercnce that ?n the fTnh A '™ elic? , sewed « "» a11 sch °°'s share In bowl game re- mting » bat. The Indians moved againlt Bob Pnrt *, .T^", ™"' J °f' PU ' mSt * M Of only thc tenm a Half game ahead as the Red Sox hfghhJhtS? bv G ,. £ ," ?'"* ' J'T '" (he b<Wl al ">ough that dropped a 7-4 decision to the New run hlmer ' z «r>"als' two- school would get the largest share. the number of athletic scholarships but want the seven loolbnll coaches to work out an equitable plan and report later. The tennis tournament winds up today with Julian Gates of Texas and R. G. DeBerry of Texas A. S: M. clashing for the singles championship. Gates and Bill Harris of BWL Contest Again Postponed The «chertul£d Bay Window league game between Coach Jimmy Fisher's team and the 61 im- Mement Company was postponed for the second lime yesterday a!t- ernoon when both teams showed ip without enough players. The game is to be re-scheduled 'or next week. ' However, Ihe two teams played » practice game which was won by Pusher's team. ' When the American flig Is displayed in Ihe body of a church, the flag should be at the congregation's •ight as they face the clergyman. Rainstorm Hits Greenbrier Tourney,- Oliver in Lead B.v GEOROE BOWEN WHITE SULPHUR S P RINC , S . W. Va. OT^-Ed Oliver really earned his r,,ckr, ame of Porky today by literally eating his way Into the halt- way lead of the 72-hole Greenbrier Open. He certainly didn't shoot It In.tlonal 66 scores vesterdav 1C spr-nnri Ifl lioUe ,, nr t A ^.j— m , I „ . "«•"'*-.•» .yrjitmny. Each of the 37 pros will be Joined by three amateurs in 18 holes of play today anil tomorrow. Mangrum, Bolt Take Lead in Pan-American MEXICO CITY W - The Pan- American open golf tournament moved into Its final 36 holes today with the field In pursuit of a pair of Uniletl states professionals — Lloyrt Mnngrum and Tommy Bolt the second 18 holes ycjlerday. The veteran pro from Lemon t, III., went over par 70 by a stroke anrt it might haw been worse It he didn't quit during a violent rainstorm to Iced his face. When the 5-foot 814-inch 220- pounder went into the rough at the eighth he was already three behind par. When he returned, the worst of the storm was over and the sun soon was shining again. Oliver, who had a 81 In the opening round, lost another stroke on the 13th but then snared three birdies, for a 71 and a 36-hole total OL Jo2. Clark, Sneart Second That left him one stroke ahead of Jimmy Clark of Laguna Beach Calif., and Sam Snead, the host pro, who had finished through thc worst of the rain, wind, thunder and lightning. Dave Douslas of Newark Del remained the mnsl. consistent! shooting 67 on both rounds. Thp 134 total put him third and within striking distance of the leaf} In to- days round. Another tsvo strokes hack are Bob TiskI of Northampton Mass and Charley Bassler of Baltimore who sloshed their way to excep-' each with 140. Mangrum. former U. S. op«n champion from Miles, in., matched the 12-par of the lengthened 1 347- yard course yesterday to gain a halfway tie with Bolt, first round loader who skied to a 76. Uolt, an Oklahoman who plays out of Durham. N. c., lost the edge with his irons after breaking the course record with an opening round 64. Par Is 3S-3S—72 Courier News Classified Aete. LAUNDRY & DRY CLEANING COLD STORAGE FOR FURS, . WOOLENS AND BLANKETS 4474 PHONES 4475 NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANER We XJive Eagle Stamps Free Picture Of Your Catch Just Mm; your strlnj of fish'to our store and well uke a picture for jnu any lime until o-oo rji ffe charge »i all. Good IsclTlo' JOB on your tlshinf. Barney's Drug " R SCREENS n* any stfc mr/ All Aluminum SCREENS 3 I»AYS DELIVERY • Knsl Proof— Stain Proof- Lifetime • Sturdy durable frames—fitj tljht, will not flap, sag or ralllc. • Custom made to fit any «rin- dnw in half or full Ipntlh, • Measure,!, assembled and In- slallcr! by Inral man—ill . m> - trnnls anil workmanship guaranteed. KK.MP WHISBNHUNT Phnne 3IOH R. H. .ARKXSMEIER Phone 2693 FUEL OIL G.O. POETZ OiL CO. "/ Sell That Stuff" Phone 2089 Office & Bulk Plant— Promised Land In ... the only other game in the Southern Association. New Orleans defeated Birmingham by the same count, 5-2, A ladies night crowd of 4 462 in Atlanta had Just about given un seeing the Crackers lake Mobile this year. The ninth inning ;,u,i irrived and Atlanta trailed 2-1 But lr "*n Petty, refugee from the Texas igiie now owned by the Dnston ives. got Atlanta back into the game wJUj a rim-scoring single to 'le the score. Won In Tenth Th« next Inning young Carlton Willey put the Bears down nulcklv with stout pitching. Then In the tenth John Hucker Angled for Atlanta, Buddy Hicks Lea Brav Smith of New Orleans hit nn mside-the-park homer in the eighth which went to the foot of ^Ickwoort's right-center fence. The «xt Inning Smith almost robbed Birmingham's Tommy O'Brien of o ",T lummy ij urien of homer «-heii he backed up to the eachers and appeared almost cer- un to catch the ball. A hard wind, however, lifted the nil up Just enough to clear Smith's and. The victory was Norman Mor- -m s sixth against one loss and the defeat was Bennett Flowers' fifth •>—Inst one victory. Wall Rogers hit In 13 straight games for Birmingham. ——^———— —^— _ Crackers Finally Break Mobile Jinx, Win 5-2 By The Associated Pres» f ^ «J{ h L^ ll f^- Cr . ackers can whip Mobile—they , Howard Boles had been lo bat 15* limes lor Atlanta without a hit and 15 games had gone by without a homer from the lall outfielder. In the 10th Inning Boles broke out of his slump with a homer and Atlanta won 5-2 over the league leading Bears. Y's Baseball Team to Play Osceola Nine The niytheville Y's Junior baseball team will open Us 1952 season to- JlmloTleT 1 ™ 0 " aeainsl Os «°'a'« The Y team meets all standards miuircd for eligibility for Legion baseball, according to Coach Jimmy i , M ma " a * cr "f Ihe team, and looximj j or Bnm es with other Ij>. >n teams in this area. r i'| C t, V lc J 1m ls composed entirely high school ago boys who hav« not reached Ihelr nth Wrthdav Members of thc team are-'Bob Childress, Jackie Halsiead Joe By mim r~,, ^ nc j ci . nob H|1 j C J; "* Sonny Garner. Robert -„- .... ..*,,,,, L n, ixmuv HICKS — V..MVI, uuu nui unarles sacrificed Country Brown got a " ay . Ha "- Sonny Garner. Rorxrt walk and notes slugged Jay Vor n '™i"Pham. Dexter West Bill* Grouse's first pitch to the left field Willir >™. Joe Whlsenmmt Tommy Pat smith n, «« n...... ,, slannV" 15 ' "*"* ™* G ' of " Stanrield. Monday afternoon. Ihe Y te sm will Play Armorel High School £ Armorcl Park. Game time Is 3 p.m. Briggs' Estate Is $10,000,000 DETROIT MI _ The late Walt*, O. Brisas. IndustrlalLst «nd o«T.«r of thc Detroit Tigers baseball club, His will was admitted to prob«U yesterday. Today'* l! 9 Dlff tr «iu« In automatic MALSELL& WHITE FURN. CO FREE PRIZES Will Be Given Awoy in Phillips' SAFETY CHECK PROGRAM 2 BIG PRIZES AWARDED MAY 31 • 50 Gallons of Shell Gasoline! • 10 Chassis Lubrications! There, nothing al ,11 to buy! , ust drive your Fm(| ^^ K. Phillip, /or our free Safety Checkup. \V C examine your brakes, head Ii Kh | Sr rcar an rt s tnp lijht,, tire-, u-|nrt,hleld wipers, mufTler >n,l exhaust jvstcm, st M rl,, B , ,i aM , horn • nd re.r-vlew mirror. Then jou'll know If your car I, com- plcttlj uft to drive. AM), thtn h) re 5 ist c rln s you're ell s lbl B to win ellhfr of the liro t,lf pr/zrs .Karrtci ,M»v 31—even If roil can't attend the Drawing. .Make a dale .ill, ,„ next week—time's runnlnj out! 300 Broadway Phone 4453 ATTENTION GINNERS! With the exception of Jack Logan, we still have th« »amt personnel to lake care of your ginning repair needs. We refill, flic anrt train ja«s; refill and balance brushetl «nd have > complete stock of valves, elbows ifrom 11- U II J anrt pipe. Also, a complel* line of brarinss for .vnur |rln. \Vc have Ihe personnel and equipment to meet your ginnlni repair r.Ntls and we're anxious to serve youl All work U guaranteed. Joe Atkins Machine Works S. Highway 61 Phone 3142 Night 6153

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