The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 26, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 26, 1955
Page 10
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(UNLFOOQMBB PAGE ELETBM BETWEEN If Me Didn't Jack4* Robfcuon take his latest grip* about the way he's being managed to Vlce-Pres- ident Buzzy Bavasi of the Dodgers? , . . who assured him genMy »at he'd be on third base for the World Juries ... So who's managing the Bums anyway, Bavasi or Walter Alston? . . . Yogi Bern (rwnbUnr that be'd rather no to Acapulco than Japan . . . tked of baKbaN and aH that, wMt coir four days between the en* of tfae Series an* the take-oW for Mn Orient . . . * * * Casey Stengel to Myrt powers, the $64,000 Question's baseball answer to John Kieran, "I heard yo« don't like the Yankees. Iwok Home, MMWMI to tk» d«H<p o«H, "CfTMo!" from hil oM Berkeley pal, Jackie Jensen . . . * * * Dizzy Dewi recalls the Hrst drink he ever tookrfn his life . . . during the third game of the 1934 World Series between the Cardinals and Tigers . . . After inserting himseK as a pinch-runner, he was nailed squarely between the eyes by Billy Rogell's throw on a double play pivot ... . and back in the dressing room the late Dr. Robert P. Hyland forced him to quaff a whiskey toddy . . . before the dilated eyes of abstainer Branch Rickey . . . who could see his $100,000 pitcher, already giving him enough trouble, picking up another bad habit . . . Alston That's »M right. I used to work in Brooklyn myself." . . . Add Stengel: "My Wife was afraid when she heard they was going to let you come out to the ball park — you might get my job!" Veteran rlfrhl fielders Hank Bauer and Jackie Jensen, no soft slingers Uwnnelves, gasping over the rifle arm of rookie oulfielder Rocky Colavito of the Indians . . . We like Marty Marion's message after a While Sox veteran failed to come up with a ball . . . The player, trotting back lo the ducout. asked, "Do you think I should have had that one. Skipper?" . . . "What do you think?" replied Marty gently. "You were the closest, one to it." . . . The T»nk«e »p«rl Into Ihc lead was marked by, this lltile Yoel Bern SMflersHMon . . . »"" every home game he slipped a half buck to hi* favorite panhandler outside the Stadium ... Andy Carey draws a walk Del. g — down the aisle with starlet Lucy Marlowe in Los Angeles . . . with the Yankee Junket to the Far East as their honeymoon . . . K cost Billy Klaus money lo become a big league siar with Boston ... he drew only the minimum S6.000 salary, oo more than ho marie as a minor leaguer, flnd ki past years he was allowed to play winter ball at 11,000 a month . . . Yankee sprite Billy Martin, who used to be called The Horn Cawy SlenfH They say Bobby Layne first hurt his passing shoulder last spring trying to hold on to the reins of a frightened horse . . . It was at the Rocfcy Marciano training camp as Grossinger . . . People flocked around the front door, cameras in hand, hoping to click the shutter on the champ . . ; In the yard lolled a boxer, property of singer Eddie Fisher but in the temporary custody of Marciano . . . "Rocky won't come out no more," announced trainer Charley Goldman . . "So. Herbert," shrugged a lens lady, "move over and we'll take a picture by Eddie rlsher's dog, already." . . . This must he the year for font- ball players from Iran . . . Virginia has the potential soph back of the year In Jim Bakhtfar from Abactan . . . Stanford counters with tackle Eric Protiva from Teheran . . . Football Forum THI CHASE Parker Says 49ers Will Be Powerhouse In Pro Grid Chase Last of a series By BUDDY PARKER Head Coach, Detroit Lions DETROIT — (NBA) — There used to be some talk of the Western Division of the National Football League lording it over the Eastern, except maybe in the championship play-off (Cleveland beat Detroit last year, remember?) It just isn't so any more, and that's not taking anything away from my Western neighbors, whom I consider tough indeed. In our neck of the woods, how're you going to pick among the Lions, 49ers, Bears and Rams? The way Green Bay and Baltimore played the latter part of '54, you can't overlook them either. The 49ers, already loaded with the likes of Joe Perry, Y. A. Tittle, John Henry Johnson and Hugh McElhenny, had sauce heaped on the dessert in rookies Carroll Hardy and Dickie Moegle. * * * The Bears, with George Halas nearing the end of his career, will be primed for an all-out effort. Losing Zeke Bratkowski to the service hurt, but I've seen nothing weak Boxing Briefs Top AAiddleweights FeaturedThisWeek By MURRAY ROSE The Associated Press Neal Rivers, an ambitious, 21-year-old middleweight who is willing to take on anyone in his division, faces Bobby Dawson, a skillful veteran, who had to go to Europe to keep busy, in an interesting 10-rounder at New York's St. Nicholas Arena | tonight. This is the second such assignment for the hard-hitting, aggressive youngster from Niagara Falls. N. Y., and Las Vegas. Last Aug. 15 he met Jimmy King, another globe-trotting toughie. at St. Nicks in what figures (o be a 10-round slugfest at Chicago Stadium Wednesday night (ABC TV—radio. p.m. CST). and gave him a sound drubbing:"Fullmer Wednesday No\v the fourth-ranking middleweight challenger, Fullmer has a 19 knockouts. 34-6-2 with 20 j 32-1 record with j Boyd's record Dawson. 26. spent the last five] kayos, years in Europe, meeting the continent's best. He has a 41-6-3 record compared lo Rivers' 24-4-1. The bout will be telecast (8PM.. CST. Dumont). Gene (Cyclone) Fullmer, rugged, once-beaten West Jordan, Utah, middleweight contender. faces Another action-plus tilt is sche- light heavyweights Willie, Troy of Washington and Chuck Speiser, dangerous Bobby Boyd of Chicago p.m. CST). ex-Olympian from Lansing, Mich., tangle in a 10-rounder at the New Capitol Arena (NBC-TV-radio, 8 Russia, Two Cherokees On Legion Card A touch of international llavor ha* been added to Monday night's Memorial Auditorium wrestling card as Promoter Mike Meroney presents what he says should be "one of the wildest tag matches ever staged here." The American Legion card will feature two American Indians opposing a black-beardfd Russian and a Canadian. Chief Lone Eagle, the jitter-bugging Cherokee brings along one of his Cherokee brothers. Chief Little Eagle, to team with him in Ihe tag bout. Opposing them will be big Boris Kalmikotf, the Russian, and John Silvers, who hails from Canada. This booking has a bit of a grudge air. too. It is a requested return shot for Lone Eagle and Silvers who last Monday night sliced the Indian's eye in a bout. Although neither have appeared here before, neither Kalmikoff or Little Eagle are strangers to Blytheville turn. Both have appeared in nationally-televised bouts that were viewed here. And Just in case she is needed. Little Eagle and Lone Eagte will have another "partner" in their cor- 'ner. Princess Jllanitn, Lone Eagle's squa*', will be on hand to beat out the congo rythm for Lone Eagle's dancing. FOR SALE Used Concrete Pipe and Metal Ciitvert Pip« Mm (rota 1* to M luck" Priced CA% Lew Tlwn W New Phone PO 3-3646 2 extra years at no extra cost 6 year old Kentucky Straight Bourbon Those 2 extra years of aging bring out the full rich bourbon flavor. This is the same robust, full-bodied whiskey that has made JAMES E. 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Leon Hart has looked fine since being shifted to defensive end. Also on the credit side is Doak Walker's inspirational* play. The year of .experience should! li(ce Bednarik, Kllioy, Bur! make a fine fullback of Lew Carpenier. In the Eastern Division you have to figure Paul Brown's team as the OTTO GRAHAM %&?-'**»*-'*&- one to beat, despite their slow exhibition season start. Cleveland has a way of coming on. The Browns have to hustle to keep ahead o! the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles, Otto Graham, of course, is back, and so are most of the others. The Eaffle*, llkewife, are a veteran culb, sprinkled with names _ It, Pihos, and nothing to indicate they've slipped. Joe Trimble's men may have picked up the running game they've lacked by shifting Jerry Norton to offensive halfback and inserting rookies Ted Wegert and Dick Bielski into the backfield. Rookies figure to help the Giants, particularly Mel Triplet* at fullback and tackles Roosevelt Grier and Rex Boggan. Charley Conerly figures to lead the attack again, but Don Hein- rlch has been forcing his way in. Washington, the Chicago Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers are on the upgrade. The Hedskini bring: back Eddie LeBaron from Canada to play quarterback and supplement him with Ralph ouglielmi. Watch out for the Card running backfield of OUie Matson, Dave Mann and Johnny Olszewski. The Steelers, who started so strongly last year, may have picked up the stamina to sustain them in rookies Prank Varrichone of Notre Dame and Ed Bernet of Southern Methodist. Pre-season calculations can't take into account the injury factor, not Haney Not Bitter At Firing; Hopes To Stay in Game PITTSBURGH UK—TrtA Haney, fired as manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, says he hopes to continue in baseball, isn't angry at Pirate General Manager Branch Rickey and has done the best he could to make a winning team out of tb* hapless Pirates. Haney was in t. genial mood today as he prepared to leave [or the World Series in New York — and perhaps learn if he can hook on with another major league club. Philosophically accepting his dismissal by Rickey yesterday r- he found out about it in a letter from the Mahatma — Haney declared: "I'm leaving Pittsburgh with * clear conscience. I tried to giv» 100 per cent to the club and if my best wasn't good enough, that's it, I guess. But I have no hard, feelings against anyone ... If I was running the club and wanted to make a change, that's what I'd do. Mr. Rickey apparently wanted to make a change and that's it. I want to emphasize I have no hard feelings against him or anyone else." As for his future, Haney said he will be on the lookout for a bate* ball job, take in the World Series, return to Pittsburgh to wind up his affairs "and then go home to ~<os Angeles to rest awhile." * Shortly before his team took the field to lose a 4-0 decision to the Dodgers yesterday, and wind up the year with a 60-94 record, Haney told reporters he had received * letter from Rickey notifying him his contract was being terminated. The two-year agreement carried a provision on automatic renewal next season unless terminated by either party by the end of thie season. Washington State and Kaneu will play football for the first time this season. They meet on Sept 24. in Kansas. to mention the bounce of the ball. We hope it bounces our way enough to reclaim the world championship we loaned the Browns last December. JUST ELEVEN MORE NEW CHRYSLERS and I'm lifting the roof on trade-in allowances to clear them NOW! I'm fast approaching rock-bottom on my stock of brand-new 1955 Chryslers. 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