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PAGE TEK BLYTHEVIT.I.E (ARK.) COUKFER NEWS MONDAY, JULY W, 19M Baseball Tourney Officials Ponder Replay after Dispute The District Three National Baseball Congress semi-pro baseball tournament which t king-sized rhubarb last week after Manila was awarded the tournament trophy etiudi ni •» jviiiji • 3 *** v '^* • ••»»«••.• w ».,».- .. ——.- .. -- — -- _ because Luxora was disqualified, may be re-played, A .A. (Pinky) Ttpton of Manila, district NBC baseball commissioner said today. ^_ Officials of the tournament are* ——- ' contemplating a replay. TipUm said, "because there has been quite a bit of talk ?oing around and we feel that it Is the only thing to do." »o»'ever, he saM, the majority of thk 10 participating teams will have to agree to the re-play. Sports Roundup •UGH rUU-EBTON JB. NEW YORK. July 10. OP)—C of theories about the so-called rabbit ball:. . Red Stradcr. the . It a replay Is agreed upon by Ine majority of the teams Involved, 11 will be scheduled to start Wednesday night and continue through the week Play will be on Manila's Jay- ttt Field, the site o( the first tournament, Luxora was disqualified from Ine tournament In the final game after It was revealed that the 'Heers were using a pitcher who was not, registered for tourney play. Luxora defeated the host Manila Jaycees in the championship gfiine 2-1. Reasons for planning replay of Americans are 8-5 Favorites To Win J 7th Annual All-Star Tilt SOVITHKKN ASSOCIATION E . B. Gee Fails To Make State Jaycee Team E. B. Gee Jr., Blythevllle's state high school golf champion of 1949, won't be a member of the Arkansas tertrn In the Junior ^ ........ Ihe tournament are two-fold, Tip- 1 commerce's national ton said. He listed the reasons as follows: "(1)— This was the first. National Baseball congress sponsored tournament in this district which includes five counties: Mississippi, Poinsctt, Chamber of Junior tfolf championship at Ames, la,, next inbnlh. Gee, who was a member ot the tcnm last year and was listed as one oi the favorites In the state Clay, Greene and Craigliead. Pans and teams were not well enough informed that all rules are made by the NBC and enforced by a district commissioner. Any infraction of these rules result only in disqualification of teams or players, whichever She case may be. Junior Chamber of Commerce «(2)_The. Junior Chamber of Commerce of Manila is not due the adverse criticism it has received since it Is only the organization which guarantees the expense of the tournaments. It has nothing to do with the decisions, players teams. The only person responsible in case of a protest is the district commissioner whose decision cannot be appealed to the state commissioner or to national headquarters. The Junior chamber of Commerce does not select the commissioner, nor does the commissioner answer to the Jaycees. All the Jay- ctes »re guilty of is promoting baseball »nd other worthy projects In our community." Mr. Tipton stated further that, "there i« also a question a* to who \J\ eligible to participate in these tournaments. The rules governing players and teams are set by the NBC and must be fulfilled to the lullest extent possible." The rules ere: Teem, Flayer Registration "Ui Teams and players must reg- teter before the tournament begins. Under no condition may the regis- trttloni be changed nor any player partlcirAte under an assumed name. "(2) Any baseball team not a member" of organized baseball or listed as a traveling club Is elgi- We to participate. Every team must play no less than three games in the state under the banner of the city It represents In be eligible for tournament competition. AH players • re eligible except those playing in organized , professional baseball after June 1 of the same year as the tournament staged, unless the player can produce a signed release from organized baseball. There Is no age limit for .players. As many as slx- leen'players may be signed by each team. (This does not mean that player must have played three games with the learn.) Filing of Protests "(31 All protests must be lllecl wllh the commissioner during time the game is being plnycd. No protest will be heard after the gain* i; completed." Mr. Tipton also said that since the disqualification oi Luxora. there n'a* a question as to who was tr receive second place money. He in dicated that, efforts to work till out had failed and that this wa • nother reason for replaying of th tourniment. He said that approximately of the teams involved In the firs tournament had agreed to play. Luxora, he said, was the on] team contacted so far Ihftt ha-' re fused. At the lime of the disqualifica tlon ot the Tigers. Manager Hug Wright announced publicly tlift "Luxora will never play Manila ai other baseball game." junior tournament which was completed at Pine Bluff yesterday, failed to finish among the top seven players with the lowest scores. The best 18-liole score of the tournament, a three-over-par 72, won the state junior title for Davis Love Jr., El Dorado. That gave him a 3S- liole total of 150 which WHS one stroke ahead of John Griffey who also hails from El Dorado. The other five national qualifiers are: Joe Boone. El Dorado, 153: Phil Rogers, Fayettcvllle, 154; Eddie Kendall, Little Rock, 156; Herbert Hnrrell, Little Rock, 156; and Doyle McJunkin, Little Rock, 156. The two alternates are Joe Brown, Monllcello, 157; and Tom Raney of Little Hock, 159. Bj JOE KEICHLER CHICAGO, July 10. <AP) — The American League today rulej a strong 8-5 favorite to continue 1U dominance over the victory-starved Nationals in tomorrow's 17th renewal of baseball's all-star game. The fact that Vic Rase hi, veteran pitcher of the New York Yin- kees, will open up for the American Leaguers against Inexperienced Robin Roberts of the Philadelphia Phils has no bearing on the one- sided odds. The Amcrlcaas probably would be favorites to win simply because they've made a career out of knocking the tar out of their Inter-league rivals In the mid-summer nnd World's Series classics. Ever .since the mighty "Babe Rvith blasted hU U-o-run hornet to give it a 4-2 victory In the first all-star game 17 years ago the American League has had the upper hand and now leads 12 games to 4. The nation's last triumph came in 1944 A capacity Comlskey Park crowd of 49,000 will watch the teams in action. Bequests for more than 100,000 tickets were received. Roe Second Choice Each team will use at '.east *,hr« football Yankees' coach who did a little major league catching, points out that baseball Isn't the only sport where the heavy emphasis Is on scoring. ... It. goes lor football, too, »nd basketball. ... In Ihe lal ter game, for Instance, they used to spend minutes manevwcring for sure two-handed shot. Now every kid who comes along can pop 'em In with one hand from almost anywhere. ... Is baseball. Red argues, the schools, American Legion and other organized kid programs are turning out more well-coached players than ever before. . . . And Iheir main idea Is to wallop that ball as far as possible every time. . . . Billy Southworfh. who Insists the ball Is a lot livelier than before, adds the observation that a lot of pop flies go for basehlts these days because outfielders play KO far back looking for the long drives that they can't come In for the short ones. . . . "I was taught that you can't KO back farther than that wall." says Billy. "f played Just far enough awny that 1 could go back to it If necessn-;.. play the ball If it bounced off the wall or come in for the pop flics." Another Home Run Did you know, that Don Gehrmann, the Wisconsin miter, gives baseball credit for his distance- running ability. . . . When Peter Bk'kler recently retired as principal of the grade school Gchrmann attended, Don wrote to this effect: '.'The start of my running career really dates back to Grant School, where this was the rule of the playground: during lunch hour, the first boy back with bat and ball and standing Inside the diamond had possession Mr the rest of the lunch Atlanta Birmingham . Memphis Nashville . ... New Orleans . Mobile Chattanooga W 54 50 45 45 39 28 32 39 39 45 38 46 38 50 Uttle Rock 26 56 NATIONAL LEAGUE W I. Philadelphia St. Louis Boston . .. Firooklyn . Chicago' New York Cincinnati . Pittsburgh 44 29 « 30 « 31 .38 32 33 38 34 40 29 44 27 Pet .659 .610 .536 .5:16 .464 .452 .432 .317 Pet. .603 .589 .575 .543 .465 .459 .397 .370 Boston Fans Have Relapse of Pennant Fever as Braves' Pitching Improves AMERICAN LKAr.Uf. W 1. New York . Cleveland . Boston ...49 ... 47 ...46 ... 42 Pet. 26 .653 30 .610 32 35 Washington 35 Chicago . 34 Philadelphia. 27 St. Louis" 27 .590 ,545 .461 .430 .355 .355 Yoslordav's Results Southern Association Atlanta 8-10. New Orleans 7-4 Little Rock 2-2. Nashville 1-1 Ch.Utaiiooga 7-7. Memphis 1-3 Birmingham 7-5, Mobile 5-B Tomato Loses To Lutes Nine n 10-3 Game The I.utes Store nine of the Ussisslppl County Semi-Pro Leale continued its winning ways yes- rday afternoon trouncing Tomato 0-3 in a h league game played at utes. Ward was the winning pitcher )ln& the route for Lutes and al- wing but six hits. Cisler hurlert rr Tomato and was touched for 11 afe blows. Jack Duclos and Mel Hay led rules' 11-hlt attack each getting wo doubles and a single in liur mes at bat. L. Hcnson got two or four to lead Tomato. Bo* Scorn ,ules AB..H..H 1. Lutes If 4 2 0 Duclos ss • 3 4 3 B. Lutes lb 3 0 0 Mitchell cf ..: 2 0 1 VIcHatley 2b S 1 2 Duclos 3b 3 1 1 Teuton rt 5 I 0 A. Duclos cf-lb 5 0 0 rny c 4 0 3 Vard p 4 1 1 hurlers. No pitcher Is allowed to work more than three inning?. Manager Hurt ShoUon ot the Nationals is expected to follow Roberts (10-3) with his own Preacher Roe (10-4) and the New York Giants' Larry Jansen (9-5). Roe. the bellwether of the Brooklyn staff, is the only southpaw. Casey Stengel, the American League's leader, may .send in Yankee Tommy Bryne (9-3) In the middle three innings and close with Chicago's Ray Scarborough (8-8). Jackie Robinson of Brooklyn and "Hank" Sauer of the Chicago Cubs, who for a time, appeared doubtful starters, definitely will be in the opening lineup for the Nationals. Robinson, was sidelined - for several days because of a wrenched knee. Sauer. originally snubbed by Shotton, will start, either in left or center field. Com miss loner A. B. Chandler, re- yersing his ruling which permitted Shotton to replace Sauer with the Dodgers' Dnke Snider, heeded the protests of Chicago , random. Totals 38 Tomato AB Woods ct 3 Woods ss 3 S.mllli 3b 4 L. Hcnson 2b 4 McAdoo Ib 4 Carson c ., 4 :orkle rf 2 Hopper rf 2 Palmer If -t Cisler p 4 10 11 R H 1- 0 0 0 Pirates Continue To Jinx 'Cousins' From St. Louis Totals 35 Roberts, Getz Team In Wrestling Bout Red Roberts and Al Getz team up tonight against Jack Moody and Charley Marlines In the tag match feature of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Audi- Little Park 9 To Play Teams' All-Stars Here Little Park's ICEIRUC leading basc- bulters will meet a team of hnnd- plcked players from other teams In the Blythcville Y's Junior Baseball League tonight In the loop's annual nil-star game at Little Park. The game Is scheduled for 8 o'clock. This will be the third all-star game played in the league. H was started three years ago when co James Fisher to£k over us director of the summer program. The all-star squad will be pickcc roni the five other tennis in the league. The Little Pnrk nine won the right to meet Ihe all-star team by winning first half play In the league. PITTSBURGH, Ju-Hy 10. (flV- Mr".-William Meyer, local baseball manager, entertained a group of visitors from the west over the weekend. After they left Mr. Meyer confided that they're his "cousins" from St. Louis. The ea-sy-golnir Pittsburgh Pirate mentor has good reason to dub the dazed Cardinals with baseball's synonym—"cousins" for easy mark. As seems to be a Pittsburgh custom, the Pirates thumped the Red Birds when It hurt most. The high flying Cards and Impotent Bucs got together at Forbes Field Friday night to begin • three game scries. The visitors wcr« on top of the National League and the Piratevat the bottom. To make the picture more ominous for Meyer's limping crew the Cards sported a seven game winning streak and Pittsburgh had lost 31 out of their previous 39. So the Pirates proceeded to whip their guests three ttmes—9-1, 7-6 and 3-2—and topple the perplexed Cardinals off their league-leading perch. It marked the firM, three game torium. Two one-fall preliminary bouts are also on the card with Getz meeting Moody and Roberts meeting Martinez. period. ... I lived just one mile from school. When Ihe lunch bell rang, I would run home, cat, grab bat and ball and rim back to the playground to save the diamond for my teammates," Montfay Matinee Andy Gufstafson, who coached at West Point during the Blnnchard- Davls era, thinks he might have a carbon -copy of "Junior" Davis at the U. of Miami In sophomore Bob Schneienbach of Newark. N.J Don Ross, who thinks Greek Song is Ihe best horse he ever owned, argues that, no other nag can beat his in a stretch, duel. . . . Another football tip: keep your eye on Lowell Perry. Michigan soph end from Yp- silantl. They say he's one of the best pass grabbers to show up In a long time. . . . Durham, N.H.. where George Sauer (now at Baylor) coached for five years, has a street named "Sauer Terrace." The fool- ball field might , carry the same label. . . . unbelievable. Citation's kid brother, will get his first train- Ing as a racer within the. next, few weeks. . . . "Unbelievable" also Is what the fans will say if this coll should pay off In box car figures when he finally starts. In a rccetit boxing show at Wilmington, Del., a ktd'started a roundhouse punch only to nave the glove slip off his h,in<i and fly out Into the seaLs. . . That's really throwing a punch. National F^ajrue Boston 3, New York 2 (13 Innings Brooklyn 1, Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 3. St. Louis 2 Cincinnati 6-6, Chicago 0-S American L»cnt New York 3. Boston 1 St. Louis 4. Chicago 2 Philadelphia 6-0. Washington Cleveland G-5. Detroit 2-2 Charles White Today's Games Southern Association Chaltniionga nt Memphis, night New Orleans at Atlanta, night Mobile at Birmingham, night Nashville al Little Rock, night National' League No games scheduled American League No games scheduled Arbyrd Youth Wins State Track Honor ARBYRD. Mo.. July 10—Charlc E. White of Arbyrd has received shne and \s'ing' - . emblem which s nifics tfiat he Is a member of Mis souri's all-state high school Iracl tenin. Charles, son of Mr. and Mr. Ralph White, was graduated fro: Arbyrd High School lust spring an won all-state mention for achievements in the county, dis trict ami stale track meets. In the Dunklin County meet h set a new broad Jump record wit a leap of 21 feet, six inches, wo first in the high jump and third i the 4!0 yard dash. In the distric meet he placed second in both U high and broad jump and in tU slate meet at Columbia he named (o the alt-state team. Charles, who will enter Arkansa State College at Jonesboro, Ark next fall, also was outstanding i basketball and Softball. He wn more individual awards than ai other Arbyrd High School athlet The National Geographic Society says the skirt of the Greek national costume takes 40 yards of material. ., Overtaxed heating equipment blan'icd for many home fires. Bickford Defeats' Giants 3 to 2 as Cards, Phils Lose Bv RALPH RODKN Associated Hres» Sports Writer The world "pennant" is back in le vocabulary of the good folks up oston way today. They're not re- erring to the Bed Sox. But to Billy outhworth's Braves. Billy the kid's third place war- iors are only two games out of .rst place. They have won n of nclr last 25 games, for a roaring i80 clip. Less than a month ago— une 14th to be exact—the Braves railed the pack by six and one half amcs. Pitching has put the Braves where hey are. Then Vern Bickford got nto the picture, and recently Bob Innian bege.ii to click to give Sotithworth his Ions desired "big our." The Braves Inched to within two games of the pace-setting Phihulcl- iliia Phils yesterday as Bickford urned in a brilliant 3-2, 13-inning victory over the New York Gianls. Dodgers Win 7-3 The Phils were trounced. 7-3, by he Brooklyn Dodgers but main- ained their one game edge over St. Louis. The Cards dropped a 3-2 decision to the tail-end Pittsburgh Pirates. Pittsburgh gained its third straight victory over the Cardinals Ijy scoring twice in the seventh inning to wipe out a 2-1 deficit. The pennant race in the American League lightened up as the Cleveland Indians knocked off the league-leading Detroit Tigers twice, 6-2 and S-2 before 54,299 fans in Detroit. The defeats cut the Tigers' margin over the runner-up . New York Yankees to, three games. The Yanks tripped the Boston Red Sox, 3-1. St. Louis Number 9 N/ng Beat by Etowan On Home Field Number Nine'? Cardinals, on« of the leading team* in the Miiiisitp- pi County Semi-Pro League, wire defeated «-7 yesterday by Etowatt In a league game at Number Nine. The visitors Jumped to an early lead knocking out Rudy Vr&ka, Number Nine starting hurler, in the fourth Inning after , scoring three runs. Howell took over at that iioint but was relieved by Grover Whittle In the fifth and lefty Ix>- pei O'Kane came on for the Card) in the ninth. Adklsson pitched all the way for Etowah giving up 11 hita, His i*am mates got but nine off the four Number Nine hurlers. Thursday night the Cardinals defeated Ridgley, Tcnn., 9-0 behind Prank Ellis -of Blytheville.' Th» game was played at Ridgley. Box score: Number Nine . ' AB It R Smith ss 4 3 I Hollingsworth lb' 5 Fisher 3b-lf 5 Rounsavall ss-2b ,... 5 Young, cf-c 4 O'Kane !f-p 5 Barger c-rf 3 Whittle p-rf ,. S tied the Philadelphia Athletics for seventh place by bent- ing Ihe Chicago White Sox. 4-2. while the A's split a twin bill with the Washington Senators. The A's won the opener fi-5. but lost the nightcap. 2-0. The Cincinnati Reds took two from the Chicago Cubs. 6-0 and 6-5. Ken Raffensberger shut ovit the Cubs on six hits in the opener. The largest television tube made for the home receiver measures ?0 inches in diameter and tne smallest three inches. Adklns 3b Vrska p Howell p Bunch Ib-cf .... Totals Etowali Weathers .Ib Dairl 2b O. Weathers If .. Nash lb A. Weathers ss .. Prince rf Simmons cf Sharp c Adkisson p Duncan cf Totals 1 1 i i i 2 0 0 o 0 0 0 o 0 0 0 . 40 7 U AB R H ...5. 1 ,a' . . 3 1 1. 1 1 0 0 1 I 0 0 2 2' 42 9 f The kilt-wearing elite troops- of the Greek army are called Evaones.' The National Geographic ^Society says there are 16,000.000 .lightru'nj storms over the earth in a.year. winning streak for Pittsburgh since the first week of the 1950>scasan; and the first time they have won two in a row since May 16. The Pirates wlerd mastery, over St. Louis is nothing new. Between 1900 and the start of the currcn season the Pirates won 621 from the Cards while losing 459. RENT A CAMERA FOR VACATION Special Ixiw Vacation Rates Barney's Drug West Main—Phon* 3647 For your old ICE BOX or Refrigerator | Regardless of Condilion on any 8 Ft. G-E Refrigerator Hubbard & Me Appliance Co. How to take a dollar for ride! long * dollar go»f a long way in a '50 Ford! For you get big-car comfort, «fui«t> «nd quality at an economy cost. Yes, in Ford you get the big- car roadability, the road-hugging nmootnnew you'd expect only in the costliest cars. 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