The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1943 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 14, 1943
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flOlIIl BLYTIIEVILLB (ARK.); COURIER 1 NEWS MONDAY, JUNK 14, 19-13 1 FIRST MAY eons ; | —. "Nashville Could Cinch Plac e In' Playoff by Winning Trouble Followed Storm-Center Mays; Sore Arm Made Him Underhand Pitcher 10 More Games ' By United Frfss Nashville's Vols ' appear headed for the first half flag-In the Southern' • Association baseball race. If the. Volunteers win but, nliie of their 18 remaining gnmcs, second-place Chattanooga could tic for first spot only by taking 17 out of tlielf remaining 24 contests —which seems unlikely. Nashville split a double-bill with Ultle Rock Sunday. The Vote took the first match, 5 to 1. The .Travelers took the second eauic by a 7 to 4 count. ; The Lookouts moved into second-place—half a game ahead ot the Travelers—by Inking a twin affair from the slipping Birmingham Barons by scores of C to 0 and 3 to 2. Atlanta's Crackers swept, a dou- ble-barrelled program from the New Orleans Pelicans. The first game score was 3 to 0 and the final game, 2 to 1. Memphis and Knoxvillc divided their twin set. The Chicks look the first game, 14 to 7. The Smo- kies won the second, 0 to 5. Today the same clubs meet agah In single sanies—New Orleans in Atlanta; Birmingham in Chattanooga; Little Rock In Nashville and Memphis In Knoxville. Blytheville Independents Finish On Short End Of - 10-3 Score DYERSBUHG, Tcnn., Juno 14.— The. Dyersburg Cotton Products baseball team dctcatcrt the Blytheville' Independents Sunday afler- noon 10 to 3. Tlie game wns played 'at .Burntmm Slntllum before a crowd of approximately 1000 fnns. Dyersburg got of! lo n flying start', due to errors by tlie Blythcvllle: players: J. B. Wright led the victors with a home run in the fiflh with one man oil base. 'Hugh Wright and Jiin Lules shared batting honors of' Hie independents by getting two hits outVot; four, trips to the plate. Tlie line-ups: . Blytheville U. II. Wright 3b 0 2 Eubanks Ib 1 1 J." Lutes c 0 2 Wilson' .ii-s6-3b 0 0 Bcsharsc If-ss 0 0 West H 1 1 B. Lutes p 0 0 Harrison 2b .',...: 0 0 Parker rf 0 1 Craig cf 0 0 Bunch ct 1 0 By HARRV GRAYSON NBA Sports Editor Like Iron Man Joe McGlunUy, Carl Wllllnm Mays developed nn underliand delivery to remain i" lasebnll and be a star. Carl Mays had a sore arm with he Portland club ot the old North- vest League in 1912, lost 10 tralsht. Jle could no longer throw vcrhanrt. Seeing Iron Man McCiln- ilty liltch tor (lie Tacoma club _avc him the subiiiarlnc idea. It worked from the start. He won Ills icxl 10, pitched In the majors lor 5 years. Mays wns a human storm ccn- ,er. Trouble followed lilm around. Its passing from the lied Sox hrc-iitcncd to disrupt the American League. He nsked to be traded. The owners refused. He gave them 10 days, and, when they fulled, lie :llsappcarcd. When he was swapped lo the Yankees in the middle ot the cam- >alB» of 1912. By roil Hancroft Johnson, prcslclant oi the American League, suspended him Indefinitely. Mays was the [list pitcher lo perform under a rcslralniug order —in every city in the circuit. The Incident was the first of the chain of circumstances which eventually brought iiljdul the ousting of Ban Johnson and the elevation of Commissioner Lmidis, MAYS DIDN'T WANT FHIENItS Despite his rcina'rkable ability, Miller Hugtjius lised Mays sparingly toward Ihe clifse of his period oi service wills'- the Yankees, iinci lie was waived out ot the circuit following (he season ot 1924, finished up with Ihe Reds and Olants. Speaking ot » pitcher he admired. Mays once said: "That follow has no friends and doesn't want any. That's why he's u great pitcher.'.' Mays might '.veil have been speaking ot himself. U was Ihe Irony of-fnlc lhat the Totals 3 Djtrsburg Killett ss 0 Hendrcn 2b ... Yarbro cf J. B. Wright c O. Reed 3b ... McCollum Ib ... Ed Wright p , Hall If i 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 M. Reed rf 1 Totals .....10 jail thrown by Mays crushing the kull of Ray Chapman, brilliant Cleveland shortstop. .. Whatever drlllclsm you may nakc about Mays,' Shortstop Ev- crctl Scott, his roommate In Boson and New York, once remarked, 'he has more guts than nny other pitcher I ever saw." Mays wns the son of a poor Methodist preacher In the Missouri Ctearks lie loved. As i\ boy he did n man's work on farms to provide for his mother and three sisters. His early education neglected ,hc studied tor many winters under a private tutor. He was far above the average In intelligence, but utterly devoid of tact He said exactly _what he thought There Were no secrets. He had no bad habits. 'VERSATILE, GOOD HITTER Mays was a strapping tellow — ,-11, 195 pounds. He had a full ival lace, a rather prominent nose, ight-brown hair and blue eyes. Highly versatile and a i corking illtcr, Mays played Ihe infield nnd outlfeld as well us taking his regular turn In (lie box for tlie I'ort- <iud club ot ttic Northwest league .n '13. He lead the circuit in bat- .Ing with .365. With Harry Hellmann of the same club, he was recommended to Detroit by Fielder Jones, manager cf the old Hitlcss Wanders who wns in Ihe Umber business l:i Portland. Jones said Mays would not make good ns a pitcher. He didn't like Hcllmnnn as a first baseman, snnke for both ns outfielders. He wns wrong about Mays, correct lliddlecoff Leads Qualifying Round MEMPHIS, June 14. IUP)— Leading a field of 51, Cary Mlddlccolf hot a;71 ami 08 for a 139 total In Ihe first 36-holc qualifying round of the stale golf championship he Is defending. Mlddlecoff's score was three under par for the Colonial course in Memphis. Jimmy Whlltenberg, 1/nilslana Stale University cpnlcs- tant, came after the winner with HO. Whittcnbcrg turned in the best 18-hole score of the round at 07. Johnny Cummlngs, former chain- ion, placed third with 143. Vlat Fans May See Rough Bout When Welch Takes On Roberts Today s Games SOUTHERN I.KAtiUE Memphis at Knoxville. Little Rock at Nashville. New Orleans at Atlanta. Birmingham at. Chattanooga. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at St. Louis. Only game scheduled. AMERICAN I.KACiUK Ntw York at Washington. Only game scheduled. ler the rights of the rcslralnln: order, and the two he drnppcil weri iB-hil.- no-run games by. Eddi Plunk, then of the Ilrowns, am .|lm Caldwell of the Indians. Mays believes lie pitched his bes iime against the Giants in in ;iist World Series between the Ne\ York, outfits in '21. He yielded five nils, Frank Fiisch obtaining four of them. Eddie Plank told him it was the finest exhibition o( control he had ever seen. He did not have two balls on any batter in nine Innings, and used nothing but a fast ball. Mays bowed out of baseball in 1029 after attempting a comciwck following j a protracled lay-off caused by illness. In 15 years in the big show, Mnys forced hi just one run by walking a batter with bases full. Carl Mays had a one word definition for control—"guts." He had It in abundance, and a lot more, loo. When Dig Joe Welch climbs Into ic ring at the American Legion rena here tonight to do battle pen. Also occupying an equally prom- Intnl place on the card are Buck ilh Red Roberts he probably will ] Lav/son and Hob Castle who will stage their own private feud for the amusement of the customers. Lntason and Castle both are highly ctipabls performers, as they have 'Ihe bouts both are 90-mlnule c all set for anything from Jlstl- uffs lo judo. Knowing Roberts as Velch does, he certainly won't be- ome an Innocent victim to ,.. loberts' unorthodox tactics and'adequately demonstrated here in jcfore the dust clears fans will past matches and many fans will irobahly have seen one of the attend tonight's show for the ex- oughcst scraps In many months. I press purpose of watching this part- Welch and llobrcts will appear tlcular contest. n one of the two feature matches on the weekly wrestling card offered by Promoter Mike Meroney. Welch prefers slralght wrestling iml usually stlckcs to legitimate lokls until the other fellow slai'Us he funny business, then he gels 'mad all over" and often beats the other fellow lo the punch. Roberts can wresll; as well as anybody, but he Is a pasl master at itrangulalion, gouging and other little tricks usually frowned on by the referees. When the two get together tonight anything can hap- ST.CHOICE-MULIONS [St.Joseph ASPIRIN tmc limit affairs, [wo out of three. I 'alls. The program will begin [ iiiomptly at 8:30 o'clock. CHICKASftW West Main Near 21sl St. Sat. starts 12:45; Sun. starts 1:45 Night slHiws 5:45 Except Monday, opens G;45 Continuous shows Sal. uud Sun. Alonility & Tuesday (No Buddy Nitc Tuesday) "JUTUCU'S CHIUHMCN" with Tim Hull & Itonila (iranvillu {.'oim'dy Univerb'al News Yeslcrday's Results KOUTIIi;itN I.EAOUK MfUiplils 14-5, Kuoxvllle 7-0. Cliattanootju C-S. Birmingham 0-2. Atlanta :i-2. New-Orleans 0-1. Naslivillc 5-4, Ultlc nock 1-7. NATIONAL I.EAGUK New York fi-3, Philadelphia 2-(i. Uoston 4-2, Brooklyn 3-3, Pittsburgh 10-4, St. Louis 3-4, second 12 innings, Cincinnati 10-1, Chicago C-4. AMERICAN LEAODB St. Louis 3-1, Cleveland 1-2. Detroit (i-3, Chicago <l-2. Pliiladclplilii 5-3, New York 3-2. Washington 10-0, Boston 5-7. The combined steel capacity of the United States, British Empire and Russia is more than twice the axis total. WRESTLING Legion Ihtt, Mcndciy, June 14,8:30 p. m. I.OKCKI Admission ,,f any Wrrs(l;n e Ar'n» in AIIII-MIE. NOTICE'! UlANfifi IN ADMISSION 1'KIC'E- AdulU 30c Ul !««.: KKtiTvi-fi si-:i(s |r,,- ; Children 15o. Reserve Seal Tlrk.-H ni, Sale at Sdmmck'i Rundard Oil St.Don. »nd Uivlxl.m. Curnrr M;i! on tlie Hellmann count. Detroit sent Mays to Providence and he became Red Sox property when the Boston owner. 1 ; purchased that franchise. Mays won 203 major league games, losl 12R. He reached his peak with the Yankees when he bugged 27 while dropping no more than 9 for a percentage of .750. Ho finished every game he started (or the Red Sox In '15. They heat the Phillies in the World Series. Mays pitched his first World Series game for the Red Sox in 'l(>, relieving Ernie Shore after Brooklyn' had scored five runs to cut his side's lead to one, The bases were loaded and there was one out. He gol rid of Zacli Wheat and Jakt Daubcrt, who finished one-two h the Nnllonnl League batting averages. FOKCK1) IN .11JST.ONB RUN Mays won 14 and lost only two for- the Yankees while tolling im FEME 2 HO-niiii., 2 mil of '.', Fall Matches BUCK LAWSON vs. BOP, CASTLE JOE WELCH vs. RED ROBERTS •Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. L. Pet Nashville 34 18 .65 Chattanooga 26 20 Little Rock 26 21 Birmingham 29 25 Atlanta :..•' 26 25 Knoxvillc 22 21 New Orleans 24 31 Memphis ....:.... 14 34 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. St. Louis 29 15 Brooklyn 31 13 Cincinnati 24 20 Pittsburgh 23 22 Philadelphia 21 23 • Boston 19 21 'New York 11 30 •Chicago 1G 30 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pel. NewYork ;.... 56 17 Washington 26 21 Detroit 23 21 Philadelphia 24 24 Boston ' 23 25 Chicago 19 21 Cleveland '. 21 2$ St. Louis .' 11 24 Constipation Is Serious Condition Interesting FREE ROOK Tells of. Associated Ailments .Stomach and Intestinal troubles, Piles and Rectal Disorders are £ome of the chronic ailments often caused by constipation , and colon disorders. Such common symptoms as frequent headaches, dizziness nausea, abdominal soreness ink pain are often nature's warning of s diseased colon. Open 7:15 Show Starts 7:45 Adin. Always lie and Z5c THEY SCRAM WHEN For FATHER'S "off-duty 77 hours SHAG LAND J AC KMT'.. 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