The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1943 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 7, 1943
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THE 'M Count Fleet, Blue Swords ViWhtive Set For Balti>Race • BALTIMORE, May 7 (UP) — Count Fleet gets his chance to capture the second Je» el in America's triple crown of the turf tomorrow, vi hen he goes lo Ihe pos in the Preakness The Count al- leady has «on Ihe derby and promises to' win both the Preakness and the Beimont Stakes. The $50,000 Preakness at Pimllco Race Tracfc'ln 1 BaHimore, pioljauly will have only two other entrants Besides the Count, Blue Swords ai)d,VincenUve are ceitaln to start Slide Rule definitely is out. Hts oWner, W. E. Boeing, won't even ship him to Pirnlico. There's slill a ix>ssibillty thai Parlido— a three-year-old 'lecenlls claimed for $3500 by J. L. Hall Jr., the fourth entry. A Ihrcc- horse race "would be the smallest field in more than 50 years. The Preakness is Maiyland's oldest classic. II was started in .f73, and; the (first winner was a coil named Surviva The Preakness, incidentally,' was named alter n horse. The hor_se • Preakiicss had won the 'feature race of the opening program at Pimlico in 1810. He came front' way back ' and closed with-a spectacular rush lo win the event.. He immediately became the fayofite of. Baltimore's race fans, whatrooped to see him in his stall Ihe next day. So' great was his popularity thai three years laler the track decided M name a race after him. The distance originally was one and a halff miles, and was a successful stake. But It felt upon lean years, and. In 1889 only two horses went to the post. The Preakness was discontinued the ,next jear, and didn't lesunie until 1909 Since then It hasn't missed a .year'.. The distance was changed to'a mile and thiee-six- teenlhs in 1924, and has been the same.vr sine. _ same ever since. . - . Some of the better-known winners were Man O'War In 1020, Gallant Fox-in l$3fl, omtilfn in 1935 War Admiral in 1937, Bimclcch in '40, Wh!rla»ay in ' '41 anu Alsab last year. Practically everyone is convinced Count Fleet will add his name to that llit tomorrow The odds, nt the last report, , were 1 to 10 on the big Hertz colt— which makes him a prohlbilhe favorite \ By sundown lomorrow, Count Reel should have enriched his owner another cool $50,000 for something less than two minutes of running time. -, f-Today's Games - : ; •;.?•- SOUTHERN LEAGUE Little -Rock at Memphis, nigh I. Atlanta at Ntshville. Chattanooga at Knoxville. Birmingham at New Orleans. ' AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit at Chicago Cleveland at St. Louis. Boston. game. . Philadelphia at New York , NATIONAL LEAGUE Brookljh at Boston. St Louis at Pittsburgh. New York at Philadelphia Chicago at Cincinnati Regular Now BLYTHEYILLE!(ARK.); COURIER 'NEW8 j-; Murphy In Relief Role Again Wins Game-His 4th This Year By United Press Every day Is Johnny Mtirpfiy Day at the Yankee Stadium in New York. Yesterday he obliged Ihe homo folws again by copping another game. And the victory was Fireman Johnny's fourth of the year— the record of any major plldicr. Murphy's four decisions are many ns he look In the season. His latest success was as usual, a ninth-Inning relief appearance. Wllh the Yankees and lioston nod Box lied 4-all n the •second game, Johnny Jield (he 'no- Sox htless dtirng lis nbbrcvalcd chore. The Yanks pushed across a run n the last o( the nnlh to wn ' game also - was a Yankee victory. Ernie Bonhom oul- Dltclied Oficni- Juild to capture n 2 lo 1 decision. Other games in the American League saw the si l^piils Browns note!) a run Ju ih c last of Ihe ninlli to nose out -the Detroit lo 4. The Tigers, 1 to 0. Denny Galchouxc was (ho winner, and irai Newhousei the loser. Both men gave up five hits. lloger Wolff allowed the Ingloii .Senators 10 hits, but' Iho Nnts couldn't score a single run and the Philadelphia Athletics won 7 lo nothing. And Ihe Cleveland Indians hnd two three-run Innings n.s they downed Ihe Chicago White Sox, Cto' 3. - . In Ihc National League, the Philadelphia I'hlllles had to go 10 'Innings lo edge out, the league-leading nrooklyiv Dodgers, 3, to 2 Johnny Podgnjivy ana Buck Newsom veal nil the way, but Podgalnv pitched Just a mile bit belter. The Chicago Cubs shellacked Ihc'world champion St. Louis Cardinals, B to 1, with a four-run rally in Ihe seventh .Inning. The Pittsburgh Pirates and nin- clnnnti !Jeds had an off-day, and the New York Glants-Boston'Bl'avcs game was '' zzrppnods sim fill o.wr,v\ U.JJOM, lioj joj HE Sumiin .101 -Jii'iios«as.isB| tinp o!to[i,o WWI; wjpru/ -uaajas jo U 3 oop ol oauij|mnara.[ jo o<muo •at) a oop paujiii!j(3| N Maniaii j*jiraa-.xD S OHHM sB-tiosuos s , B uiiiiun>|.L Baseball Standings •"' SOUTII£«N tEAOTIK Birmingham Nnshvllle . , Atlanla .' ... Uttle nock . New Orleans W. L. I>ct. fl .583 . •.. f noxvllle ...... Memphis ',-•:' ,'. ', x— Night 'gaine. .583 .5-15 .500 ,500 .375 .273 AMERICAN LEAGUE 'cw York'' ..,... ..... 0 tevelancl .... • o . ' . . ......... Vashinglon ... g t- .Lou's ..... :....'.'.'.'. 0 hiladelpliia . .• W. L Pel, 113 .786 .C92 .583 .533 .455 oston hicago . 4 10 .,280 . 3 0 .250 NATIONAL LEAGUE rooklyn . t. Louis . ILlsblirgh Inclnnall W, L. Pet. New ; York ;'-J Chicago Philadelphia . . . at Washington, ni°ht Be*d Courtei News Want Ads. .714 .538 Noire Dame Trolileil 5230,348 From I'notball SOUTH- BEND, Ind. (UP.) — Notre Dame University's net profit, fronv football during the fiscal year lfl*2-4.-i was $230,3-18, less than two- thirds (lie amount the federal government .realized from the same source. The , figures were based on total receipts and expenses for ilio entire athletic program and included several estimated expenditures for of the fiscal year. plans rcer. Uy IIAKRY (lit WSON NKA Sports Editor-' NEW YOrui.-Ocurge isiir;iwcls» is tlie latest to demonstrate that a boy docs not necessarily , have to puss up college football ft he n professional baseball ca- Snuffy StlnnveiM, who checked In from Newark with 73 stolen bases, Is playing shortstop for the Yankees as though he owned the ground ho trends and starled off on a batting streak, Stlrnwclss is the same- southern gentleman of Ihe Bronx!who played so much halfback for North Carolina. H Ls much safer for a lad'con- sidering the money ranks'of baseball to remain out of gridiron armor, however, as did Red Rolfe of Dartmouth and (he Yankees and Joe Gordon of Oregon .and the same club. Foolbnll has contributed baseball brilliants, too. Ghtlsty MatheW- son wns best known as a football player when he first reported to John J. McClraw. Cocky Eddie Collins was n Columbia quarterback, l,ou Oehrig played football briefly for the Lion. Prankic Prisch was the Fordham Flash over chalk marks, too. Rlggs Sleplienson was one of Alabama's finest forward passers. Eldcn Aukcr played football under Bo MeMlllm nt, Kansas State. Anker's pitching actually bencflled jy it. The most pronounced under- naml pitcher since Carl Mays, hurt his shoulder, couldn't throw a, bull overlmndcd to save hts life;'Hitters sea.-one'-ilike him , sp-^seldom thnt he's effective. Bnl these stars and Stirnweiss, who played more and better foot- ball than the others, are exceptions who prove that rules are inudc to be broken, standards set to. be disregarded. Baseball men consider football tascball's scourge. "In my last, four years minors," says Del Baker, In, the former About 5200. species of lizard arc known to man. Cash for Your Car Any Make — All Models WE NEED 50 USED CARS Phillips Motor Co. Tel. 453 Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Little Rock nt Memphis, night ;ninc. Chnttnnooga 23,,Knoxville. S. Blrmlnghnin -nt'' New Orleans, light gnme. Atlnntn nt Nashville, night ;nme. AMERICAN LEAGUK New York 2-5, Boston 1-4. Philadelphia .1, Wnshlnglon 0. Clcvelnncl fl, Cliicngo 3. St. Louis 1, Detroit 0. 10 NATIONAL LEAGUE Philndclphln 3, Brooklyn 2, innings. Chlcnuo 5, SI. Louis 1. New York nt Boston, |)(js(|)on«l, wen the r. Only games scheduled. Kill Bed Bugs Sprny ' infested rooms, walls, beds, mattresses, bedding u-itli Bee Drnnd Insect Spray. Kills flies, mosquitoes, too. Sorry, our Bee toad bisect Powder ?s,i ; Attention, Please! ; Announcing New Hours Starting Monday, May 10, both stations will close at 7 p.m., except Saturday, Gas sold at s' Service Station fromS A. M. till 7 P. M. daily. No gas sold between 2 P. M. and 3 P. M., except Saturdays from 8 A. M. to &P.M. Gas sold at Chapntan's Service Station from 8 A. M. till 6 P. M. every day, except on Saturdays from 8 A. M. to 8 P.M. < ;'.; .. Your Patronage Appreciated ;, Raymond Schmuck, «/i „ n • • '•',;- . - . Uoc Dean. H, Schmutic's Service Station ,,.. , ,; Chapman's Service Station ' "• * A . • ' Main and Division Sts. Detroit innnaucr conchlng the Cleveland club, "I lind 50 football plnym, n number of them All- Ajiierlcans, and nol one nmounlcd to anything. "Football leaves Its marks on the shoulders,. l>lixs ami knees," asserts Baker, one of the more skillful developers <>f talent. "The great majority of those who piny for glory In eollege find themselves nniscle- bonnd when they get out In a game In which they could earn a stake for lite. If their shoulders aren't, tied up In swinging a bat, they can't throw. If It Isn't that, it's hip injuries or trick knees. "At Beaumont, I had an All- America of Georgia. 1 lie did most everything well, but l couldn't get Mm to run with Ms heiul up. lie sloughed off one extra base lilt after another. lie had carried the football so many times that he'd just ram his head down there ami keep on running until tagged." ' . a «....,. *«gg^u. . r tivii Ray Mack has yet to prove that wash FRIDAY,- MAY 7/1943 Relieves Havvley and Nips Memphis Rally To 6-4 Victory : By United Press Heci-liciulcd Willis lludlin—ivl;o Diluted the Little Kock Travelers to the Southern Association chain l>lonshi|) last season—but is takln 0 time out tills season to tutor Uncle Sam's fledgling filers—Is (he toast c! Peblomi ngiifii Friday. The former Cleveland , took ills salary arm out of lllt mothballs in a relief role against Memphis Tliursday nnd choked off a sixth-Inning rally that had al- leady netted the Chicks two runs. Clinck llnwley hud started on Ilic mound for Hie Travelers and pitched a good game until the Mcmplilims got to him hi the sixth. Will) Jlndlln back In, lits old position, the Travelers rallied and Mishcd over the tying run in the eighth. In Hie ninth -,thc Pebbles •oiled up two more and carried the victory (i to 4. Thursday night's win hoisted ;he Travelers to third spot in the Southern Association standings. Nnslwlltc moved Into a first position tic with the nivmtngVmm F);iron.5 by hammering Atlanta, II to I. Mnck Stewart, an Atlanta discard, was on the mound for the Vols mid lie showed III', former leammates no mercy. With the loss, Atlanta went into Fourth place in the loop. Gfli-den Giliemvatcr led liie New Orleans Pels to a H to 4 triumph ovc Hue toj)-flighl Birmingham Barons. Gllly lashed two balls out of the park. In the only other Southern Association contest, Chattanooga nmiilcci Knoxville 23 to 9. The two clubs slammed out a total of 33 tits— 23 r of them going to' the Lookouts/ Six homers were hit during the ontesl. ic can hit, satisfactorily for rjlevc- and, nod .some of his trouble might c (raced to his line plunging for lase. '• '• • 'Naluniily, football players who ppnrently were left to enter base- all free of muscle failed for oth- r reasons. 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