The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 12, 1952 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 12, 1952
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PAGE BIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, "MAY 12, 19BT Lively Ball?-Hitters Moaning Now as Pitchers Take Bows By JOF. RFJCHLEK AP Sports Writer What happened to the lively ball? Like the dodo bird, it appears to have become extinct. Remember when those pitchers* were wailing about too much jackrabbit in the ball? That was only two years ago, Now the hitters are doing the moaning and groaning. And with good reason. Just look at these figures of futility on the part of the baiters. The major league season Is less than a month old and already 28 shutouts have been pitched. American League hurlers, who have No Place Like Sportsman's Park for Homers/-Adcock ST. LOUIS (AP)—"There's nothing like Sportsman' t^r iiitiino Wimp ninK." said outfielder Joe Adcoc' turned in 17 whitewashing Jobs, have spun seven 1-0 games lo equal their full-season total uf 1051. But National League pitchers are lar behind last year's thirteen 1-0 games. Only Cincinnati's Dutch Hiller has done it this season. Bob Lemon of Cleveland and Allie Reynolds of Ihe New York Yankees pitched brilliant 1-0 two hit victories yesterday. That boost ed the total of low-hit games this year to 35. Not so long ago, Dob Feller of Cleveland. Bob Ctim o the St Louis Drowns and Ar Houtteman ol Detroit, hurled one hitlers. There have been nine two hitters, nine three-hitters and 1 four-hitters. Four Homers Hit Only four home runs were hi vesterday. That raised Ihe tw leagues' total to 217, exactly 1 fewer than the 237 hit last yea at a corresponding date. Lemon's two-hit victory was It lowed by Mike Garcia's clghl-hit 3-1 triumph that enabled the Indians to sweep a rioubleheader from the Browns and increase their American League lead to two games over the runner-up Washington Senators and Boston Red Sox. Lemon was extended to the limit. Ned Carver, Brownie ace, yielded only four hits himself. Three of them came In the last half of the ninth lo lurnish the only run. Dale Mitchell's two out single with the bases loaded broke up the mound duel The Indians collected only five hits olf loser Cain and two reliefers In the second game but mnrte them all count for.Garcia's fourth vlc- °Tne only hits the Red Sox got yesterday were fisrt-lnning single by Dom'DiMaeelo and Vern Stephens as the Yankee righthander registered his 1-0 triumph at the ex pense of Mel Parnell. The Senators swept past Bosloi bv defeating the Philadelphia Ath lettcs. 5-2, in H Innings of the firs game, ol a scheduled doubleheader Rain washed out the second IP after two scoreless Innings. The Tigers snapped their seven game losing streak, nipping Ch cago, 2-1, after the White Sox ha won the first game of the doubl header, 6-5. Rookie George Le chen's eight-Inning single drov Johnny Lipon home from secon with the winning Tiger run In th eighth. The Dodgers whittled New York National League lead to one gam edging out Philadelphia, 4-3, in Innings. Philly misplnys played large pair in Brooklyn's victory. Joe Adcock walloped two home and a single to lead the Cinclnna Reds lo an 8-5 victory over Ihe S Louis Cardinals. Southpaw Har Perkowski won his third game f the Reds, who moved tnlo a Ihirrt- place tie with the Chicago Cubs. Chicago split a twin bill with Pittsburgh. The Pirates, who had lost 20 of 24 starts, rallied lo whip the Bruins, 11-2, after losing the opener, 8-2. The scheduled cloubleheader between the Giants and Braves in Boston was postponed because of rain. . — Park for hitting home runs," said outfielder Joe Adcoc New York . Brooklyn . Chicago . . Cincinnati , St. Louis .. Philadelphia Boston . Pittsburgh . AMERICAN LEAGUE Pet GB .680 eveland ashlngton oslon Louis cw York hlcago hllndclphia etrolt W L 17 8 13 8 14 8 12 12 11 11 II 13 a is 5 17 .619 2 .600 2 .500 4 .500 4 .458 5',i .381 7 .227 10'j Southern Association W L Pet. GB .643 .600 .sir; ..MB .484 .481 .407 ,241 ll'.i loblle hatlanooga . lew Orleans tlanln . ... lirmtngham . lashvilln . ,. jittle Rock .. lemphls . .. Yi:STKRI)AY'S RKSULTS National League Brooklyn 4, Philadelphia 3 (10 innings). Cincinnati B, St. Louis 5. Chicago 8-2. Pittsburgh 2-11. New York at Boston, rain. The Cincinnati Reds' left fielder ought lo know. He clubbed two homers against St. Louis yesterday, giving him three lor the weekend Rones here. It also gave him five for the sen- son. The other place he has found as easy Is Forbes Field In Pittsburgh, where he pounded the other tv,o — another 1 t o-in-onc izamc feat—April 20. ] The 24-year-old , Adcock had one objection to yesterday's performance. "I don't like the insidc-the-park kind so well." he said. "It's sine a long way around those bases when you're in a hurry." ..Thai blow r . on which he just did beat centerliclder Harry Lowrcy's throw, came In the fourlh and lied the count. The Reds went on to win, 8-5. Ras^s Km ply In the second fr;mie Adcock slammed the pellet Into the left- center lield stands. Both homers came with two out and the bases empty. Adcock started his power work linsl Cardinal pitching with n Blytheville, Forrest City, Jonesboro, Newport in Same Football District YANKEE DOODLE DANDY—Capl. Gerry Cotcman quickly slipped into the training routine afler recall lo active duty in the Marine Air Corps The Yankee second baseman, a crack pilot m World War II. had never flown a jet plane, hoped Ihe instrument panel would be easier to fisuro out than hie l"nr;uc pitching. (KEA) cutive Committee. * The group voted to leave Classes . and B unchanged — according •> geographical plan — but re- ssigned Class AA districts. The new districts as drawn up by the AAA Executive Committee are: • 1. Fayetteville, Rogers. Spring- ale, Van Buren and Subiaco. 2. Blytheville. Porresl City, Jone boro and Newport. 3. Arkadelphia, Benlon, Conway. Malvern and Russellville. 4. Camden, Fordyce, Hope, Magnolia and Smackover. Playoff Dlt*» Set The commiltee also set the first week-end before Thanksgiving as opening date for Ihe play-offs wilh a brief respile on Thanksgiving week-end for the traditional Turke; Day revalries. The elimination will be resumed the following week end with finals in Class AA anc semi-finals tn Classes A and B Cla*3 AAA, betler known as tin n;:; '- ?.. will continue to determirv their s;ate champion on a pcrcen Paps Blank Demolays 9-0 Behind Littles One-Hitter^ Jte Adcock Homers, Errors Help Vols Get Double Win n\ The Associated Press Prom the Inns' standpoint the worst and best in baseball decided the Nashville-Mobile game yesterday. '-+ Nashville defeated the league leading Bears 12-7 by hitting three I _.„_ Cfin rir homers, the most popular act in Ll/XOrQ CUCJCJ baseball, sncl alter Mobile made Manila Nine By 7-6 Score age basis from regular season play. A flip of the coin will determine location of playing sites during the play-offs, unless the two competing teams agree to a neutral field. The winner ol the coin-toss will be host for Ihe game. Among other things, the Committee also approved plans for the Association's Annual Coaching Clinic in Little Rock July 23-30. Bear Bryant. Kentucky football coach, and Basketball Coach Jack Gardner of Kansas will be chief instructors. Blytheville Junior High School's*—— baseball nine got one-hit pitching — ronr Dink Little as they shut out i DcMolay leam from Memphis 5-0 at Little Park yesterday afternoon. Little. » slender righthander, was in control of the game all the wav He struck out 16 of the Memphis batters »nd was never in serious trouble, The Paps jumped out to an earl> lead, breaking the scoring ice in tne third innin? and from there on the going was easy. Tills was Ihe Paps' second victory of the young season against only one loss. The lone loss was to Bellvue of Memphis In their first game of the season. However, the following week, the Paps defeated the Memphis team in a game here. Next week, the Paps are schrd illed lo go back to Memphis tn play return with the DcMolav team. The junior high team was organized by the boys them.-elves as Ihe American Leaicue Cleveland 1-3 St. Louis 0-1 Chicago 6-1 Detroit 5-2 Washington 5 Philadelphia innings) New York I Boston 0 Southern Association Atlanta 2-5. Little Rock 1-1. Nashville 12, Mobile 7. Chattanooga 2-5, New Orleans 1-3 Birmingham 6-4, Memphis 3-3. TODAVS fiAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE National league Philadelphia at Brooklyn, nigh Only game scheduled. American League No games scheduled, Southern Association Night, games Memphis at. Birmingham. Little Rock nt Atlanta. Nashville at Mobile (21. Chattanooga at New Orleans. Coon-on-Log Contest Brings Wails from Humane Society >le April 22 In Cincinnntl—{rood both runs in Ihe Reds' 2-1 de- ion over Wilmer (Vinegar Bend) zcll. Mlzell again was Ihe victim as cock homered last Friday night th two runners ahead of him to Ip In Ihe Reds' big seven-run, vcnlh inning. Cincinnati took that ntest 8-3. Yesterday's blows were off the tches of cloyd Boyer. "The ball just comes where I int 11. and I lei go." he said. Fields, Welch Dn Legion Card Lee' Fields end Roy Welch, two the most popular wrestlers ever o perform here, learn tonight In the ig match feature of the American eglon's wrestling bonus at Memo- al Auditorium. Fields nnd Welch have been booked to meet veteran toilghies Al Cialento and---_Henry Harrell. the milhern junltif "heavyweight Chamion, -•-•,. Harrnll and Galento made Ihrir omebacks here afler long absence ast week when they tonk part ii LUXOFiA—After losing their first three outings of the season the Luxora Tiscrs won their first game here yesterday, downing the Manila Jay- cccs 7-fi. The game was the first of a fivn- \mc series with the Manila team. Luxora had a 3-0 lead Kolng Into the fiflh when Manila scored five times to take the lead. The Jaycces added one more in the eighth but the Tigers came roaring back in their hall of the eighth to score four times. N. Fowler, Manila cit<;her, slammed a three-run homer in the Jay- cecs' bit; fifth. Manila J. Durlos 3b .. p. Fowler ss A. Ditclos In H. Fowler c . Taylor cf ... Aashahranner Duclos. 2b .. Davis rf .... Harris p Totals . ... Luxora Kellctt 3b ... Lutes II Ellis If Redrllck ss . I Rousavall 2b 1 Baker cf ... Cnnner p T. double main event program. 1 white n' In the preliminary twills tnnicht.! j^ c y-~ [^ larrcll will take on Welch and Ga- • j ir{r 'y n r f AB .. 4 .. 5 .. 5 .. 4 .. 5 .. 5 .. 5 .. 3 .. 4 ...40 AB ...3 ... 1 ... 3 ... -I ...5 ... 5 . . . 4 enlo will meet Fields. K 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 R 2 1 ) n i o 0 1 1 0 homers. baseball _ - -- five errors, Ihe dreariest thing player can do. Mobile's five errors allowed seven unearned runs for Nashville. , Two of the Vols homers were hit by Jim Rhodes and John Liptak hit the third. j Ranee Pless hil safely in his 21lh strnigh! game and of Nashville's 13 Ivts. eight were supplied by Ziggy Jasinski anti Rhodes. Nashville and Mobile play a doubleheader tonight. Birmingham won two from Mem-, phis. 6-3 and 4-3. Gusts of wind up to 36 miles per hour swept the oultlelcl and lights had to be lurncd on to finish the second game. Birmingham made four double plays in the firsl gam? to get John Mack- Inson out of trouble. Red Matins, Baron catcher, suffered a dislocated finger in the opener. Easily one of Ihe top pitching jobs of the season came from Atlanta's Joe Payne over Little Rock in the second game of a doubleheader. Payne stopped the Rebs with one hit — a homer by Hal Snead Grabs Top Prize in Greenbrier ! WHITE SULPHU R SPRINGS. W.VA. W,—There's no place like home, of course, and lor Sam Snead there's no place like his home course. Sam proved it again yesterday with a 4-under-par 66 in a drench- in«r rain to win the J1.800 Hrst school does not sponsor a baseball program. The boys have no sponsor and bought their own equipment. Kiner in Slump, Hitting Low .217 CHTCAG O W — Slump-ridden Ralph Kiner Is batting only .217 today following his six hilless el forts in yesterday's twin-bill against the Cubs. The Pirales' oul- fielder, who has led the National League in home runs six consecutive years, has hit only two of his specialties this season. MODEL BATSMAN—Carl Furillo makes sure he isn t going to run out of wood as he grabj an armload of bats before taking his cuts during batting practice. The slugging Brooklyn outfielder hit .295 for the Dodgers last season, hopes to better that mark this trio. (NEA) .. the Greenbrier Open, played over the layout where he prize pulls the coon out of danger by Ihe MEMPHIS W — Howls and . shrieks from hounds, humans and tether. raccoons echoed over Lake Miguel and brought the Memphis Humane - c I I Society up in arms. ! StCVC bOUCnOCK The uproar yesterday came from! _, __ "coon-on-a-log" contest—a con- | |g@rS HdnQymOn troversial sport which the society calls vicious and inhumane. Georee R. Bates, society president, said he woulri seek a court injunction to prevent any similar competitions in the future. The contest- was for the "South" DETROIT chock of Ihe— Big Steve Detroit Tigers Sou- Is handy guy for Manager Red Rolfe to have around. Souchock already has played four positions lor the Bengals this season — left field. right field, third base and first base. He performed at Ihe initial sack in yesterday's doubleheader , acainst the Chicago White Sox and I cleanly handled 21 chances. ern championship." Forty hounds were entered. About 500 spectators attended. It works like this: The coon, with a handler nearby holding a tether, is placed on a log _ floating about. SO feet from the \ Nat i ona H S tS Are Given bank. The eager hound is sent to . drag him off. | New Official Name If the swimming dog succeeds) SINGAPORE tip] — The Chians in gelling; a grip on the spitting, j Kai-shek Government has nottitcri scratching coon, the tangle is [ Chinese Nalionalist organizations broken up by the handler, who i in Singapore that the Chiang re- NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the, undersigned has filed with the De-| partment of Alcoholic Beverage Control of the Stale of Arkansas I for a permit to sell and dispense' beer at- retail on the premises described as: 408 W. Ash St., Blythr- : illr. Mississippi County. The undersigned states thai he ,s n of Arkansas, of gocd moral character, thnt he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude: thnt no license lo sell beer by Ihe undersigned has been revoked within five years last past: nnd that Ihe imderslsncd has never been convicted of violating the laws cf this state, or any other state relative to the sale of alcoholic liq- i uors. Application is for permit lo be 1s- ned for operation bcglnninz on the HO day cf June. 19S2. and tn expire on the 30;h day cl .lime. 1933. Earnest Caston. Applicant Subscribed and sworn to before me this 7 day of May. 1P52. Penrl Caston. Notary Pulilir Mv Commission expires: 4-16-55. Totals ing 2-1 victory. Little Rock's only score in the opener wns on Jim Cronin's homer. Atlanta's Jack Parks doubled, tripled ami homer- ed in the first game. Chattanooga moved New Or-1 leans out of second place with twin victories — 2-1 and n-3. ] Al Sims won his seventh game ; [or Chattanooga in the firsl game ; and Bunky Stewart won the 10- mnhipc second game. Lenny Yoch- Im of New Orleans injured his back | nnd broke a small bone in his right hand sliding in the second :arne. also picks up loose change as golf professional. It was his fourth straight sub- par round and gave him a 12-hole tolal ol 264. -His 16 strokes under par were six better than the second place effort turned in by Ed (Porkvt Oliver of Lemont. 111., who pocketed $1.000. Dave Douglas of Ni-wark. Del. copped third with a 271 and S700 in prize money. of San Francisco and Jimmy Cl of Laguna Beach, were right be rvnd with a fourth-place tie at 272 They split $950. Although the 6.368-yard Ol White Course was drenched in downpour, the veteran Snead sho like the sun was out. He birdie five ol the last 18 holes. His onl real spoiler was .the tilth hoi where he took three putts. FREE PRIZES Will Be Given Away in Phillips' SAFETY CHECK PROGRAM Every mellow drop... TOP KENTUCKY BOURBON Named for Seaweed The Cape Verde islands received their name from the green seaweed which drifts into their numerous bays, not from the vegetation of the Islands, which Is very sparse. NEW STYLE NEW COMFORT Bime must be relerrcd to as "The Government of the Chinese Repun- lic." The Taipch communication fle- prrcaled u?e of Ihe term "Nationalist Government". Similar rcqeusts are understood lo have been sent I to all territories In which overseas Chinese reside. < ••^•^^••Ml^^^^^M^™^"^^^^— BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, May 12 8 p.m. Adults 50e—Children 15c TAG MATCH Henry Harrell & Al Galento vs. Lee Fields & Roy Welch Also 2 1-Fall Matches Hnrrcll vs. "Welch Galcnlo vs. Fields 30 Minute Time Limit 2 BIG PRIZES AWARDED MAY 31 • 50 Gallons of Shell Gasoline! • 10 Chassis Lubrications! There's nuthing at all to buy! Just drive your Fort down In Phillips for our free Safety Checkup. We namine jour brakes, head lielits, rear and slnp lights, tires, windshield wipers, muffler and exhaust system, steering, glass, horn and rear-view mirror. Then you'll know If yonr car Is com- pletelr safe to drive. AND, then by registering you're ellgibl* to win either of the two bis prizes awarded May 31—even If you can't attend the drawing. Make a date with us neit week—time's running bull $1295 300 Broadway Phone 44S3 Jarman designed this smart, new pattern f or » fist get-away in style and comfort. No Uccs lo lie fool-hugging elastic insert for secure fit ... smart chevron weave on vamp ... easy-to-npar, h-iril-lo-wear-ont cushion crepe J'ole and heel. Come in today—revel in ils new comlorL KELLEY'S Your Friend!? Sho« Star* in Blythevill* ATTENTION GINNERS! With the exception of Jack Logan, we still have the samt personnel to take care of your ginning repair needs. We refill, file and train saws: refill an* balance brushes! »nd have » uomplele slock of valves, elbows (from II" to 14") and pipe. Also, a complete line of bearings for jour irln. We have the personnel and equipment to meet your ginning repair needs and we're anxious to serve you! All work is guaranteed. Joe Atkins Machine Works S. Highway 61 Phone 3142 Night 6153 FUEL OIL G.O. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell That Staff Phone 2089 Office & Bulk Plant—Promised Land

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