The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1943 · Page 8
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,EIGHT ULYTIIKV1LLB (AUK.) COUKIEU NEWS Pitches Less .Than One In. ning»To Win s Credit For Yanks Victoiy . B) United Prey, Fireman Johnny Muiphy ol tlie Nevy York Yankees qualifies ,is one of the .oddest league-leaders in big-tirie. baseball Johnny Is a member of the select few pitchers who've 1 won three games But the catch Is he's worked only five and a third innings. , Yesterday Muiphy huilcd two- thirds of '•• an.Iiinlng—and beat the Boston Red Sox, 4 to 3. in his first stall of the seison—on April 22— Johnny' relieved In the ninth and was-credited vulh a 5 to 4 victory. Next lime out he tossed a htlle over fom innings In a J2- inning game, and again was the : winner, this time by n"7 to 3 score, He m^dc his third stnit yesterday. He took Hank Boiwy's place with the Ecoio tied in the first liair of the' ninth fiom.c and retired the side in the last of the ninth, the Yanks, won Ihe jjame for him • Actually', the Yanks didn't do much—pltchci Anton Karl of thy Red Sox handccP them tlie game. With "the* bases'loaded, Kail committed n balk, and the winning run'° crossed the plate. >'Tnuc was oiie double-header hi the Amcricnn Leslie. The Cleveland Indians and the Chicago r White Sox split. The Indians look the first tame, 2 to 1, with ohub- by< Bean beating Ed Smith on the mound But the While Sox turned the" 1 , tables' In the second. They scored,tinee runs in the llth frame to gain a 5 to 2 decision H "XiP&' 1 °f lour-lnlters saw the Detroit llgeis beat the St Louis Browus, 5 to 1, and the Washington" Senators down tlie Philadelphia Athletics, 8 to 1. mink Overmire was the four-hit pitcher lor the Tigers, and A!e\ Cannsnuel did the flipping foi the Senators. "A ' H-inniiig Nnlionnl League game resulted In the Chicago Cubs nosing 1 , out the St. Louis CHKU- nals, 2 V U> 1 It v.as Claude -Pns- scau all ,t\ie way foi the Cute, and Max. Lanler went the route for the Cauls. Each ninn cave up By HARRY CiRAYSON . NBA Biwrls Kdilor . BALTIMORE.-HavIng had the wreath of Kentucky Derby roses draped around hit sweaty withers, Count Fleet will wear the' blanket of Black-Eyed Susans that goes with first money in the 53rd running of the • $50,000 The Prcaknoss at a mile, and thrce-slxtefiHhs over (lie obloiig' course of rustic, Civil War. cream-colored Plmllco on Baltimore's hilltop' come Saturday. The long-legged son of Reign Count is then 'expected to gel the Just plain pat on Ihe neck and extra portion of oats that go with the long end " in the $25,000 The Bel mont, June 5. Thalsliould.be even softer for ihe Count than the Derby and I'renkticss, for. the route Is a mile and a half and H | s a condition race, which spells a small field. WEIGHT-FOR-AGE HIS TEST As of now, the Arlington Classic, The New Yotk Giants scored a double Victoiy ovei the Boston Braves They won the opener, 6 to J, and the nightcap, 1 to 1 The Brooklyn Dodgers pounded out 23 hits to gain an IS to C vcidict over the, 1 Philadelphia Phillies ;, <- In,the" first night game of the year, *Bucky Walteis pitched the Cincinnati Reds to a 3 to 2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates BERTCUJ IN CENTEK ' , Notre Dame.—Angela Bcvlelli, passing qnarteiback, 'is playing center field oil the Nolle Dame baseball team CHICKflSftW J^Vcsl Slam Near 21st St. Sal. blarls 12:45; Sun. Marls 1:15 "' ' Night shows'5:45 F.\tcpt Mondaj, opens 0:J5 Continuous shows Sil. and Sun. Wednesday & Thursday Double Feature "MR. V" wilh Leslie : Howard, "»KOOKI.,YN OKCUID" with Tom Sawyer Friday and Saturday Double Feature "FRONTIER VKNiiEANCE" nith Don "Itcd" Barry ' "FUIENDLY^NEIGHHORS" with The Weaver Bros. & Elviry Comedy Serial: "Dick 1'raey vs. Crime Count Fleet Hits Preakness Prohibitive Choice For Triple , , American Derby and all other 3- year^old fixtures he can get around to arc at Count Fleet's mercy. Tlie Count doesn't even have to eel up to It 1 to beat (his kind, and le's disgustingly healthy. This Is especially Irue with the Calumet Farm's Ocean Wave out of everything up lo the Cln&ilc wllli strained ligaments above the heel of his left foreleg. And Ihe son of Slciihclin II hos yet to demonstrate :hat he c,an get up to look the 3ounl In tlie eye, let alone do anything about It once he got that far. Count Fleet is a supercolt In a •atlicr mediocre lot, and Is unlikely .0 IJB given a true clmmplonship .est until he tackles an unusually fine handicap field in the Jockey Club Gold Cup at two miles during Ihe fall . meeting, at Bclmont mid other welght-for-nge 'events Kl.VK SWORDS TACKS COUNT Count .Fleet bagged the $61,250 'Irst prize : of the streetcar Derby n the streetcar lime of 2:04 and should take~thc streelcar Preakticss Ihc same -way.. Tlie field will be even smaller and -no stronger and old Plmllco's 'long .streldies arc made to order for Mrs. John D. Hertz' flyer pilce Johnny Longden nurses -him' around hts imlrpln turns. '••'"•;•' ; Count Fleet .tt'ill- run just fast enough (o trim Allen .T. Simpson's Blue Swords again or to keep In place whatever thoroughbred happens to be .second. • Toss out Count Fleet and race- goers would now be talking of Blue Swords, which placed In rriic Wood Memorial and Derby quite as easily is Trainer Don Cameron's bundle of nervous energy copped the plums. .,••:-. • : It's (oo: bad'-.Hluc- Swords Isn't n trifle swifter. A little more leg and he would' chase Count Fleet lo .'ccords, and Micro's no telling how fast this' -fellow' can 'ramble. One-to-four: In The Wood Memorial and sent- away at n generous 2-to-5 by a gay Dsrby throng Count Fleet, Is unlikely to be better than \-to-5 in The • Preakness; -If that, Tlie rrrakncss Is scon as rc-iiellllnii ,if The H'ooil .Mcmiu-fal and Ken-' tucky llcrliy-whHc!-hoo(lcd Caunl Flwt, .luhiiny London U1 , in compU-Ki thnrgf. Here 1.,'soii of lt c lg|, o/iinl, /» coninund as usual suFurlnuxiscd ,,„ firsl turn, framed liy urch ,,f I'imlic,. clubhouse! ntid thon only ljccnu.se of long shot, for the rim for the robe of Mary- slubbers and the uninitiated in n land's official s t iUp I lower arc CrL ' 1 ' O " U " Ji!) " s '! Y "° Blu = ^ & xcnlchcr Farln's Supermont the latter fair. True Blue, an expensive colt,; is 11 brolhcr ol the Ill-fntcd Ocean Blue, which In liMl won The Survivor, The Preakness equivalent of tlie Derby Trial. Bui none can lio put In the same class with Count Fleet, lhat rarity all hoiesmen everlastingly seek and rarely find or see—a sprinter which can go u route. Following lils first outing this year, It was l-tu-:t Hint Count Fleet would take The Wood, Derby. Preakness and Uclmonl. lie is now n prohibitive favorite to Join Sir Unrton, Cnllnnl Fox nnd his .son, Omaha, and Win- Admiral and Whlrlawny ns n winner of the celebrated Triple Crown. Not more than six arc expected to go In ihe Prenkness—Blue Swords. William IS. Boeing's Slide Rule, nnd tlie Olxhuin Stable's Amber Light, which trailed Count Fleet In dial order in the Derby. Tivoscs might be coupled with slide Kule In the event thill it comes up mud. William L. Brann's Marylnnd- brcd .son of cliallcnger II, clncen- tlve, -is perhaps Ihc more formidable, of those which passed up the Derby for rihe Preakness Others which <lid not go to Churchill Downs and were listed Like Ktlsey's Chances 1'RINCliTON, N. J. (U,P.) — Princeton University ha.s produced only two Intercollegiate 100-yard dash ctminplons in 200 years—but believes It hns nnothcr In Sophomore Harvey Kelsey. Winner of tlie I'cnn Iteliiy century hi 9.8 seconds Kclscy will he one of the IC4A favorllc.s May 15 at New York's Triburoiigh Stndium. Head Courier News .want ads. yes • it you waijt to fight for your country in tho air, where there's need for your skill and daring—if you want lo be ready for n future career iri aviation—the, opportunity is still open to you. 1 If you arc 18 to 26 years old, inclusive, and have tot ytf t»« called for iuduc- lion unrtcr Selective Service, you may apply at oitco at the nearest Aviation Cndcl' Examining Board.to take your physical anil menUl examinations. No school or collcgo credits are refitiircd. If you piiss the oxaui- inations and are found acceplablc, you will be Siven a letter to Iho Armed I-'orcos Induction Station requesting your assignment to thc'Army Air Forces upon iniliie- lion. You may then volunteer for induction through your local Selective Service Hoard. After induction yon will be assigned for preparatory training, upon completion of which you will receive your appointment :i,s «n Aviation Cadet and have an opportunity to become R Bombardier, Navigator or Pilot —one of the "Three Musketeers of the Air"l You can still be an AVIATION CADET! T If you linvc already been colled for induction, you cannot apply direct for Aviation Cadet training. But, if you arc assigned to the Army, you have the sumo opportunity open to every soldier, 18 to 26 years old, inclusive, lo apply for Aviation Cadet training after you are in the ranks. 0 If you nro 17 bu* nof ycf IB, you can go now to your Aviation Cndcl Kxumining Board and volunteer for enlistment in the Air Corps Cadet Enlisted Ueservc. Air Corps Unlisted licservists arc called to nclive duty for pic-Hight training at iho end of the first school semester after reaching thu age of IS. * * + THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS MARK WITH THE AITHOVAI. OP THI- JOINT ARMY-NAVY I'liRSONNKL BOARD. Write lo T/ic //rfjritou/ General of tltc Army, U'aihinglon, 0. C., far booklet entitled "Aiialmn CaJct Train in s (v r ill c A r m >• Air Farces," U.S. ARMY ^ AIR FORCE FJ.Y1NG SCHOOL, Ulvlhevillc, Arhnnsas C 0« COHtVLT AMY U. S. ARMV RECBU IT*NO STAr/OK C OF TOM JESSIIP Fight lomorrow Is First Baseball Standings SOU1JIKKN MAGUt Nashville xNew Orleans xAllanta xUllle Hock . chuselts Negro game. W. L. Pet • '' * .630 74 « • C 5 .545 0 5 .540 . 5 5 .500 ' 4 5. .441 3 4 .423 3 7 .300 BOSTON, May C (PP.)-Pcrhaps you've never heard of the fellow who's golne to fight, Henry Armstrong in Boston tomorrow. His name Is ilommy jr.ssup, and this Is his first fight in big-time competition. Most faun tlilnk Jefsup—a light- wclghtr-wlll be a pushover for thel experienced Armstrong. And lie nmy turn out to be Just thai. But f whatever happens, it's likely to ue a short,fight. Tlie, younij Springfield. Mass Negro h:is had 28 fights to date And In Uioic battles, lie's spent n total of 61 rounds in the ring, an ni'erngc'.of slightly more than two rounds per bout. , Jcssup probably Is Ihc fir.st man ever to engage in 'a major bout, without having gone 10 rounds at' any time during Ills career. On one side of the picture you have Je.ssup tying the world's knockout record—by bclnu dropped to the canvas in n seconds of hls clghlh bout'as a professional. Thai wns oiie-pf his two.lpsse.s, the other being a three-round technical knockout. He won the other 20 of Ills bouts. And on this side of the picture, you have these figures He's won half bf hit bouts in one round. Another 21 per cent were' taken by him in the second round. Eleven per cent were won In Ihe third heat. And ninety per cent of his fights were ended before the seventh. . ' . . Only twice'did-Tommy go eight rounds, and both Units he was the winner. That 11-second kayo which Jesxtlp suffered was avenged shortly afterward, ; Tlie man who knocked him out was Jimmy Pierce of Milwaukee. After the boys had shaken hands at. tile start ol the bout, pierce toed off with ;l hay- niaker and clipped Tommy. He went Today's Games SOUTHERN l.EAGUlv laltlc Rock at .Memphis, night. Atlanta at Nashville. Birmingham at : New Orleans Chattanooga at Knoxvillc NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Boston St. Louis at, Chicago. Philadelphia/ nt Brooklyn. Only games scheduled AMERICAN LKAGUK .Boston at New York, tloiiblolicnd- Washlnelari at Philadelphia. Detroit at St. Louis Chicago at Cleveland AMKHICAN LL,\(i|JK N ' C W York ......... . . . . 0 Y Cleveland ............. n 4 Detroit ............ .... 7 4 Washington ........... a c s l- Louis ............. 4 e Philadelphia .......... 5 0 "°s l °'l ................ 4 8 Chicago .............. 33 .T50 571 400 357 ,333 .273 NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn ............. lo' 3'' .709 Sl - Louis .............. 7 5 ,583 xPitlsbursh ........... v 5 .583 Boston ......... . ...... 5 5 .500 xCinciiinatl .......... 5 (i 500 New York ........... ... 5 g . 385 Chicago .............. 4 B .333 Philadelphia ...... ,...37 .300 down like a shot and was counted out. Two weeks Inter, Ihe two were re-matched. This time Tommy did the knocking out. Pierce was carried from the ring lu Hie second round, Tomorrow engagement may prove to be Just "an outing for Armslroii" Or he may run into plenty ol trouble with Ihe youngster from Springfield 'who likes to K o home early.- ; ' Open 7:15 ' Khmv Starts 7:45 Acini. 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