The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 6, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 6, 1950
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RX Improved Nelson Is Solving Cards' First Base Riddle By JACK HANI) (Associated Tress Spurls Writer) . Rocky N'clson looks like the answer to Eddie Dyer "who's on first?" riddle. Since Nelson rejoined St. Louis the Cards have won six straight on tlicir march into th National League lend. + First base has been Manager Dyer's headache ever since he took the job. Each spring he goes through the same motions, hoping to keep Stan Musial in the outfield. Usually Stan .winds up on first. It was the same story last March Steve Bilko. the hulking i-ookl from Rochester I was the new boy (Bulging Bllk< I didn't hit. Nclsoi 1 didn't impress be cause he coutdn' n 11 lefthanders ind Nippy JOIICL was recuperating from an opera lion". Bilko opened but not for long On May 5, Stai (lie man was back Rocky Nelson on flrst antl slc ™ was back 11 Rochester, But with Muslal on the bag. the outfield lacked something They shipped Nelson to Columbus and he started to burn up the American Association. The gooc folks in Ohio knew it was only a matter of time before the Cards would call him back. When they did, nobody was surprised, for he i'as hitting .119. lending the league Now Hilling .391 Nelson continues where he left off In the minors. With nine hits including three doubles and a homer. In 23 trips, he's hitting .301. His defensive piny has been excellent And Musial Is back In the old liit- tlng stride with only the outfield to^ worry about.. Against lefthanded Ken Raffensberger last night, Nelson hit a two run homer that featured a four- run second Inning. The early., lead held up for a 5-3 edge over Cincinnati, although rookie Joe Aricock threw a scare into 13.6B7 funs with • three-run homer In the ninth. Despite the win. the Cards lost ground to the Philadelphia Phils who added two victories. The Phils' Robin Roberts set down New York one-two-lhree In the ninth and only remaining Inning of a May 14 suspended game to preserve a 9-7 edge The win went into, the standings along with n 10-3 regular night fame verdict behind Russ Meyer. With Meyer winning his fourth game, the Phils climbed to within one game of the Cards. Meyer, incidentally, has come fast after losing his first six. Now he's one of the Phils' "big four"—Roberts, Meyer. Curt Simmons and Bob Miller. ' tyirrn Hurls Three-Hitter Mel Queen of Pittsburgh held Chicago to four hits for a 4-1 victory that snapped n Pirate six- game losing streak. Ralph Killer's Ilnd homer with a man on in the second, nnd his fine throw that nipped Emil Verhan nt the plate In the eighth helped Queen record his •eeond win. The Boston at Brooklyn scheduled night game was washed out. Detroit clung to its four-game edge In the American as Art Houtteman trimmed St. Louis, 6-1, for his l!th win. Johnny Upon, with four hits, and Vic Wcrtz. with three led the attack on Ned Carver. Bob Lemon of Cleveland matched Houtteman with No. H, also a nine- hitler, in subduing Chicago. 8-3. The Indians scored five In the fir.U innine on five hits and two walks by BiMy Pierce. That was enough despite Wiiite. Sox homers by Eddie Robinson and Dave Philley. _ The New York Yankees mauled Philadelphia, 12-B, in a game marred by an injury to Edciie Joost. the A's shortstop. Joost sustained severely torn ligaments in his left knee in a second base collision with base runner Cliff Mapcs. He was carried from the field, on a stretcher and may be lost for a month. • Washington came from behind to trip the Boston Red Sox. 9-7. In a Kame called after seven Innings be- j. t - ^arrott cause of rain. Chuck Stobbs blew this morninc ii,up with a 5-1 lead in the sixth and ri " v nM t • six runs were across before reliefer Joe Dobson got the side out. 3 Arkansans To See Action In Ail-Star Tilt LITTLE ROCK, July B. M-)_Sc lection of Sherm Lollar by Manage Casey Stcnglo as a reserve eatche for the' American League all-star Slvcs Arkansas triple reprcscnta lion in the annual interlcaeuc clas Lollar. St. Louis Browns receive who was reared In Fayelloville an still calls ihnl Oznrk mountain -It home, is one of two catchers plckc by Stengel to back up the Yankee Yogi Bcrra. Bcrra win stl ,,t behind Ihc pint by virtue of having been • select" In the poll of fans. • Among the American League '11 i j? Wl " bc aeor ee Kell, Delro third, baseman from Swlfton, Ark Kell lopped all players in the niim her of votes received In (he poll One Arknnsnn. Brooklyn's rella hlc p, cher. Preacher Roc. Is a mem be-r of the National League sqund Roe s home Is at Hardy. All pitchers were picked by th all-star malingers, in making th National selections, Brooklyn pllo Burl Shotton by-passed j ohn n Sain, the Boston Braves' big right hander from Belleville, Ark., dcspit his 11 victories. Y's All-Star Tilt Scheduled For Monday mm* f^t-nalf champions of th, Blylhcyillc Y's Junior Baseball Lea Bite will meet n hand-picked team of players from other "teams In th league in the loop's annual all-sla tilt at Walker Park Monday night J. P. Gnrrolt Y director said today The all-star game will mark th end or first half play | n the, Icagu, and It Is one of the features o the league play. The Y loop is com posed of teams mucie up 'of boys U ycnrs of age and under.. Coach Jimmy Fisher, who is dlr cting league play, will supervis he picking of the all-star team to face the first half champs in the :nme. Approximately 20 players wil •-e picked on the allstar team The Little Park nine Is at present leading the league. There are five teams in the junior loop, Including teams from Maloney-and David Acres Paries and IhrccjSrof outlying communities. ;..:!. ity Softball f loop Action To Resume Play in the Blytheville Y's city Softball League will be resumed tonight after a Fourth of July layoff with a doublehcader scheduled fo he Walker Park diamond. Iii the first, game lonlght.schcd ulcd for 8 o'clock, the Wade Lo Cotton Company nine will meet Montgomery Ward and in the second contest the Ark-Mo Kllownl- ters will Uke on the Jaycees. Tonight's games will mark the beginning of the second week In second half play. The teams involved in tonight's doublcheadcr rmve played each other once previously k r director, sai< games of Tucs Five Pitchers Switch Camps; Papal to Cards NEW YORK. July 6. Wi—Three American League baseball clubs— the Boston Red Sox. St. Louis Browns and Chicago White Sox— figured in player shifts yesterday The Red Sox sold pitcher C^-t-ije Schanz to the Browns for (he 410000 waiver price and the Browns sent Pitcher Lou Krctlow to the while Sox on the same lerms. The Red Sox also recalled two pitchers from farm clubs and released three others besides Schanz. Brought up were righthander willard Nixon from Louisville 'f the American Association and left- hander Dick Littlefield from Birmingham of the Southern Association. 'The Red Sox sent two pitchers to Loulsville—JIm Suchecki on option and Earl Johnson outright — and sent Al Papal to the St. Louis Cardinals on waivers. .Johnson will remain on I he Red Sox roster until July n to complete his len years' service In the American League. this season. J. P. Garrolt, due to Fourth of July fcstlvftl have been re-sclicdulcd for tamo row nisht. In those games. Blythc-ville Motor Company' «-ill play sullivan- N'clson nnd Burnett's Pacemakers will play the Rnzorbacks of the p.a- zorback Drive-In. NOTICE OF CillAXTING OF LIQUOR I'KRMIT Notice Is hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenue of the Stale of Arkansas has Issued a permit No. 222 to E. C. Williams and Maxmo Williams to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for bevernec at retail on the premises described as 101 East Main St Blytheville, Arkansas. This permit Issued on the 1 day of July 1950 and expired on the 30 day of June 1351. E. C. Williams 7-6-50 7-13-50 The largest catch of the American fishing industry Is menhaden— » fhh seldom used for human food bul of great industrial value. NOTICE Of GRANTING OF MQL'OIi PERMIT Notice is hereby given that f.hc Commissioner of Revenue of Ihc State of Arkansas tins issued a permit No. ft97 to Sam c. Pinchcr to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as 212 Baltimore Avc.. Manila. This permit (sued on Ihc 1 day of July 1050 and expired on the 3fl'dav of June 1051. Sam C. Finrhcr T-fi-M 7-13-50 (ARK.) COLmiER MVW8 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Atlanta Birmingham -, Memphis Nashville . New Orleans Mobile Chattanooga Lltlle Rock L 28 31 39 43 3g 37 34 n re< .61 .we .66' 544 .48 .41. .283 NATIONAL LEAGUE W I, St. U)llis Philadelphia Boston Brooklyn Pet 42 21 .6C9 . 41 28, ^M 39 30 .665 35 30 .545 New York 34 36 .486 Chicago' 32 34 .43/5 Cincinnati 25 43 .368 "'Bh 24 45 .344 AMERICAN LEAGUE Betroit . .. New York . , Cleveland . Boston . Washington Chicago . .. Philadelphia St. I/mis . . W I- Pet 47 24 .662 44 29 ,603 43 30 .5SB 41 33 33 39 32 41 25 4fi 24 47 .554 458 .438 .35: .338 Yesterday's Results Southern As*flclatlnn Little Hock 10, Chattanooga HO innings) Nashville 4, Memphis 3 (Only games scheduled) National I.eapie Pittsburgh 4, Chicago 1 Philadelphia 9, New York 1 (Completion of May 14 suspended game) Philadelphia 10, New York 3 St. Louis 5, Cincinnati 3 Boston at Brooklyn rain American Leacn* New York 12, Philadelphia t Cleveland 8, chclago 3 Detroit 6. St. Louis 1 Washington B, Boston 7 Today's Games Southern Nashville at Memphis; night Mobile at Atlanta, night New Orleans at Birmingham night Chattanooga at Little Rock- night National L«ne New York at Philadelphia Cincinnati at St. Louis night Boston at Brooklyn night Pittsburgh at Chicago American Learve Philadelphia at Now York Chicago at Cleveland Only games scheduled Cotton Pickers Slated to Play West Memphis Blytheville's Junior Legion Coton pickers return to action tomor- ow afternoon after a. Fourth of illy weekend layoff to meet the istrict champion West Memphis x;gionnaires at Walker Park. The ame is scheduled for 2:30. This will be the Pickers' first icetiiig with the strong West lemphls nine. The Crittenden "ountlans are reputed to be one f the strongest teams in the dist- ict again this year and stand a ood chance of repeating as district liampions. In addition to being district hampions last year, the West temphis nine also was runner-up n the state meet losing to Little ock's Doughboys in the champion- lip game. Coach Jimmy Fisher's Cotton Ickers are sponsored by Dud Cam Post 24 of the American Leion. Yesterday's Sports in Brief By The Assnclalcd Prrss —Tennis- Wimbledon—Budge Pntl.y of Los .llgeles and Frank Scdgman of .ustrnlia advanced to (he finals of :ic all-England championships. —Boxing— New York—Ezzard Charles. NBA orld heavyweight champion, was cclarecl fit for further boxing after n examination by the Medical oard of the New York Athletic ommissirjii. —fiotf— Tronn. Scotland—Arthur Lees ritish Ryder Cup player, shot a 68 o t-akc the first round lead In the ritish Open as Johnny Bulla ->f Utsburgh and Jim McHnlc of Phil- delphia shot 73's. For Improved KIDNEY FUNCTION In a majority of ca^ei investigated in several hospitals ami clinics, subnormal Kidney function was improved, Bladder pain and discomfort reduced after The ui* of Mountain Valley Waler. If your doctor has diagnosed your condition a* functional Kidney Impairment this natural, untreated mineral water may be very beneficial. Try II for a few weeks. It is delicious, pure-tasting, and may b« consumed freely. rosstown Whiskey Shop Main & Division fountain Valley SA Classic May Hinge on Protest Teams Await Hurth's Decision; Travelers And Chicks Defeated By (he Assod»l«d Frrss Hegardle« of what unhappy Charlie Hurth decides he's sure to nake some people mad and others tierry. Since only two game.i were played In the Southern Association lait nlghU-a 4-3 victory for Nashville over Memphis nnd a 1 10-9 Little Rock victory over Chattanooga—the Hurth decisions are the headlmers. Charlie, a-s president of the league, must ruje on two protests which involve two recent Barnes. Eacli game was played by the eagu'e leading Atlanta Crackers md therefore directly affects the all-star game.July 18. Manager Dixie Walker Is protesting Mobile's 8-1 whipping of Atlanta June 29 and Manager Mike Higgln; of Birmingham is protesting Atlanta's 5-1 victory over his Barons Tuesday. Travs Win 10-9 Both Atlanta and Birmingham have only live games before the all- star decision and Hurth's decision.'; can radically change the Crackers' three game lead. The Little Hock Travs have been looking In every bush league for help. Last night they got a lot of 'ielp from a close neighbor. R. c. 3tcy, Jr., from up the road in North Little Rock, came to bat in the ilnth as a pinch hitter. He got a ;riple to start a four-run Trav rally vhich tied the game at 9-all. In the loth inning the hometown- ;r knocked In the winning run. Manager Jack Saltzgaver used ,wo other pinch hitters and his itratcgy was perfect. Red Mcoiill- en snlglcd Olcy home and Kal Daughterly got a walk. Memphis' Russwood Field wa.s ioggy from late afternoon rains and jnly 1,624 fans figured the bill was worth paying to see. From the .lemphis viewpoint they were right. Vashvlllc's Jim Alchley gave the floundering Chicks only six hits Atcheley's only serious relapse was a home run ball he tossed to Rocky trsnich In the third inning. Swish! tripled' in the ninth in- ilng bringing in Nashville's \vin- llng run. Marv Rotblatt was the oslng pitcher, a role the little left- hander seldom plays. THURSDAY, JULY 8, 5950 Luxora and Manila to Clash Tonight In District Semi-Pro Tourney Finals Major League Leaders By The AsAocIated PTPM National league Batting — Robinson, Brooklyn. .311; Musial, St. Louis, 350.' Runs—Jethroe, Boston, 60, Robinson, Brooklyn and Jones, Philadelphia. 57. Runs batted in—Klncr, Pittsburgh 61; Ennis, Philadelphia, 60. Hits — Robinson, Brooklyn, 95; Slaughter, St. Louis, 00. Doubles—Robinson, Brooklyn, 26; Musial. St. Louis. 23. Triples — Jethroc, Boston, and Musial, St. Louis. 6. Home runs — Kiner. Pittsburgh, 22; Snider. Brooklyn, 17. Stolen bases — Jethroe, Boston. 20: Reese, Brooklyn. 7. Strikeouts — Spahn, Boston, 102; Roberts. Philadelnhia. 84. Pitching — Miller. Philadelphia. 7-0, 1 000; Lailler, St. Louis. 8-2, .800. American Lenirue Batting Kell. Detroit, .369; Doby Cleveland, .358. Runs—Williams. Boston, 74; Stephens, Boston. GD. Runs batted in—Dropo. Boston. "2; Williams and Stephens. Boston 81. Hits—Kell, Detroit, 101; Dillinger Philadelphia, 98. Doubles — Williams, Boston and Kell, Detroit. 22. Triples — Dillinger. Philadelphia, 9: 5 players tied at 6 each. Home runs—Rosen. Cleveland, 25; Williams, Boston. 24. Stolen bases — DiMaggio, Boston, 8; 4 players tied at five each. Strikeouts—Reynolds, New York. 83; Lemon. Cleveland. 12. Pitching — McDermott. Boston, 5-1, .833; Gray, Detroit, 9-3, .750. Bay Window Game Called Due to Rain The Bay Window Softball League game between Burnett, Hudson Sale. 1 ; and the Fred S .Saliba Company scheduled for yesterday afternoon was postoncd because of rain. .This afternoon, Phil Applebaum's team is slated to meet Mead's Tigers at Little Park at 5:30. Tigers, Jaycees Get Victories in Semi-Final Tilts The Luxora Tigers and host Manila Jaycees clash at 8:15 tonight to decide the championship of the District Three National Baseball Congress semi-pro tournament at Manila's Jaycee Field. Luxora and Manila moved into the finals by winning semi-final round games last night. Manila knocked off Number Nine 9-1 in the first game and In the second the Tigers of Luxora In a 2-1 thriller. The winner o' tonight's game also wins the right to represent this district In the state semi-pro tournament next month. A win there would send the team into the national tournament which is held annually at Wichita, Kan., home of the National Baseball Congress. Manila had an easy time In Its game scoring early and then holding on in the late innings. Wayne Taylor pitched well for the Jaycces giving up but seven base hits. O'Kane Started Lefty Lopez O'Kane started for the cardinals of Number Nine but he was shelled from the mound in the third and Grover whittle, ace of the Cards mound staff, came on to-finish. O'Kane was charged with the loss. Shortstop Shaiicyfelt waved the big stick for Manila getting three hit* in five tunes at bat. He was followed closely by Walls and Ketchum who got two hits each. Bollick got three of Number Nine's seven hits with Bill Rounsaval and Bunch getting two each. ' The Tigers of Luxora pushed across the winning tally In the top of the 12th inning to send Jonesboro. one of the tourney favorites down in defeat. - > Williams Hurt* Two Hitter Gibbs of Jonesboro and William of Luxora locked horns in a tigh' pitching duel for 11 full inning; before something gave. Both wert relieved in the lath with Watts i who pitched a no-hitler night be- I fore last, taking over for Luxora and Ernie Crone finishing lor Jon- esborn. 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One Hit but Six Runs REDDING, Calif., July 6 (>pi _ Ben Scott pitched one-hit ball — but took a 6-0 walloping last night Scoll walked eight Marysvllle batters and his own Redding Browns who lead the Par West Baseball League, committed seven errors. Bosox Fan Pays Off Wager; Rolls Fish with Nose BOSTON. July 6. IIP} — Cheered wildly by Boston Red Sox fans, Jo« Caplllo pushed a 'frozen fish .with his nose alone Commonwealth Avenue yesterday—and then al« It. It was Joe's way of paying off n bet that the Red Sox would be Jft first place in the American Le»59< pennant race by July 4, They were In fourth place. Dressed in oilskins and with nls knce.s padded, the Gloucester man began pushing with George "Birdie" Tcbbets, Red Sox catcher, coachln;. He had covered 20 feet of the busy avenue when friends decided he could eal his words In that distance as well as the entire length of the thoroughfare. A hotel chef offered to cook the fish for Joe If he wanted to e»t It He did. 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