The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1943 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 1, 1943
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EIGHT' BLYTIIEVILLE; (ARK.) COURIER NEWS American League Selects Players For All-Star Game By United Press ' The pace selling New York Yankees and-the fourth- place Cleveland Indians have, each won six positions on the American League all-star squad. The American' Leaguers will battle• a similar loam from-the,Nationnl League on the evening of July 13th at Philadelphia. Topping the list is the Yankees' perennial choice- Catcher Bill D|ekcy.. This will be (he ninth tithe that Bad Bill has' beeii-'bii the squad. The only years he failed to win a place, were 1933 and 1035. Last year he was nominated, but couldn't play because of an injury. Manager Loii Boudrcaii headlines Ihe Cleveland selections. Uoti- drcau hit a home run In last year's lilt at Ihc Polo Grounds In New York. . As is always the case, the omissions will .cause more comment than the nominations lo the team. Those likely to bring about the greatest flurry Include Outfielders Orls HockelL of Ihc Cleveland Indians and Dick Wake Held of Ihc Detroit Tigers, and pitcher Jesse Flores of the Philadelphia Ath- Among Bfst Hiflers .Hockett and Wakeficld liave been k'mong. the circuit's best, hitters this season—the latter winning a regular, berth In his frcshmnn year. Floras—another yearling—was the leading pitcher in the major leagues during the early part of the, campaign. The manager of the team is Joe McCarthy, who piloted the Yankees. 16 the American League flag; in 1942. He's the supreme boss™pi the squad—but he lias one restriction, HeJcan't .use 1 nny-pUcli- 'tr.iifpt' more -IVian three innings. Along with Dickey, the other Yankee,.selections are Ernie Bonham : and Spue! "Chandler of the pitching slafT, Second Baseman Joe Cordon, and Outfielders .Charley Keller and 'Johnny Ltncicll. Aside ...from Boudreau, the Indians .nominated arc Hiirlcrs Al Smith and Jim Bagby, Third Baseman Ken Keltner, Catcher Buddy Rosar, and Outfielder Jcft Heath. George Case, and Bob Johnson head the four-man Washington Senator rcpresenliUion. The other inpmbers of tlic second-place Nats tOj win berths arc Backstop Jake Early, and Pitcher Dutch Leonard. ! ' Boston Places Three Shortage of Alhleles Causes Decision; Basketball To Continue LEXINGTON, Ky,. July 1. iHP) —The University of Kentucky lias become Ihe Southeastern Conference's fifth wartime football casualty. Alhlcllc Director Bernlc Shivery announced thedecision ti> drop football tills year. because of a shortage of athletes. Shively said the .enrollment Is expected to drop drastically,' and that, not enough .17-ycnr-olds can oe found lo fill a stiiiad.' Most of the men students • nre .signed up for Army training—awl the 'Army doesn'l allow its' boys .to • play Intercollegiate sports. -,.':,' Others In the Southeastern v make the same decision, iire Flori da, Vanderbilt, . Misslsslp'pl • and Mississippi Stale.'.'And' still'ipUicrs are expeclcd to follow kentnck) before the season opens In 'Sep- tcmber. ' , '' , •.:'. ' But Kentucky is expected to keep on with biiskctbnll. Time's been the •najor sport there for a kinjj time. Baseball Standings ; SOUTHERN LEAGUE . ' •'.' 'V.''-. W> 1.:' Pet. Nashville .'.... .44 26 .629 LE|Ulli[ PLDIERS Stable Entries Seek Two Rich Turf Prizes Saturday lly llnltrd I'rcss Oreenlrec stable may hit -——• i, i.' Ofcenli'M stable may hit the l»0mcz and I layiies Hold " ca t«st Jackpot- In the history ol r> ' . 11 n i ii °' sc wing Die dny a/tor (omor- Great Lakes Baseball Team To Five Hits By United I'rcss It look n combination of iwo American League teams lo beat the so-called "17th Major League Club" last ' ' The "!7lh Big Time Club" is, of course, the Great Lakes Naval I'j'ntiiing Sfnllon. Most baseball cx- icrls think it could make a strong jid for Hie peiinntit in cither cague. Last nlghl the sailors went to wt against n team made up of Chicago White Sox and Washington Senator players. It was an added attraction at one of the Na- llonal War Fund games staged by Jie majors yeslerdny. The Bluejackets Just didn't have he sliiff, llioii(j!>. Tliey were shut, out, 4 lo 0. Ijcfty Gome?, of the Senators and Joe Ilayncs of the Pale Hose combined to hold the sailors lo five hits. It isn't often thai Great Lakes oses—oven lo a big league outfit, The .sailors have beeti beaten only mce before tills season by a major caguc team, and they have conquered big leaguers many times. A crowd of 30,000 was on hand 'or the Great Ijikcs game and the league contest between the White Sox nnd Senators. Over $32,000 was contributed lo the War Fund, which bcncftUcd from a^l of yesterday's big league activity, in the Chicago - Washington game, the While Sox came out on (op, 7 to I. 'Ihc two best nags In the Grccn- Iree barn—Devil Diver and Shutout. — are being prepared to run And Ihc lioslon Hcd Sox battled tlic Detroit 'Hijers to n 3-alI UraU- loek In 12 innings. In the Nnttoiii] League, lliere wns one night game mid three af- noon double-headers. The Brooklyn nodgcrs took a pair from the Cincinnati Reds, 50 to 0 and 11 to 5. Tlie St. Louis Cardinals split wllli the New York Giants—the Glnnls winning ll, c first, 4 lo 3, Elsewhere in iiu; American League ,lho New Vork Yankees took an n-timlng affair from the Cleveland Indians, 3 lo 1. The St. Louis Drowns bcal Ihe Philadelphia Athletics, also by a 3 to 1 score. ,. °' ..... '• "'v w.nur> Ikiiuuing he after-piece, 5 to 0. The Cards 'icldentally, are half a game be, game e- hind the Brooklyn Dodgers in the In separate races-tiach of which carries a winning purse of $50,000. And both Grecntrcc entries have excelleiit chances to trot Into the winner's circle on Saturday afternoon. Devil Diver Is being shipped lo Washington Park for Ihc Stars and Stripes Handicap, and Shutout goes lo Boston for the Massachusetts 'cap. if they win their respective races. It'll be the first lime In history that a stable has captured two $50,000 stakes In a single day, Until recently, Shutout was the number one horse at Grcentrce But Ihe Devil look his place with a couple of Impressive victories in the past few weeks, while Shutout hasn't been able to win conslstcnt- ncvll Diver will liare the added advantage of "Iceman" Georgle Wooll in Ihe saddle. The iceman Is THURSDAY, JULY 1, 1943 lly Harry (imyhUu NK,\ Spo'rfs Kdilor NEW YOHK.-Batl players arc still somewhere around—If scouts look for lliem hard enough. Branch Rickev demonstrated this lo some extent by bobbing up with. John 1). Barklsy wilh the Brooklyn* crying for a shortstop in fate June but lie never fulls to push the winner. Wilh whirlaway' off lo the farm for the rest of his days, l!)e field promises to be somewhat L , rr . ... i( f, ,, „ -.„,-- , cosier for Hie Devil. He'll probably !,„'? ,, j I,',', '""'I ° a . «'<*»»• face the speedy rounders, Marriage ' C Immediately olclced .in Sun Again, Valdlim Orphan, and Best Seller, among others. Shutout will probably draw Ihe assignment of matching strides wilh Market Wise. If he wants to hang up his half of the double - lilt .041. Albic Idn't throw and 'injured his 'knee. 1 'Ihere were unmistakable signs that the old shay might fall apart when Rickey started scouring the country. Tom Greenwadc, who operates out of Springfield, Mo. for Ihe Brooks, found Barkley wilh a semiprofessional club In Enid, Okla. Last season he played with the Cessna Aircraft learn of Wlchlla. Barkley broke in wllh ihe Dod- , ,.., picked up steam. Little wonder Ducky Harris of i the Phillies asked: "Wluic has he 'icen all II Barfcley, Durochcr that he possessed fielding skill and a strong arm. tf°. ,'," , L , p so °" Bras l >cd 'lie fact tlint Bnrkley could bunt as well as swing from Die right side of the plate, did not hesitate to put the soiiceM with Ihe new man on Die batting end. John D.'s flrsi 1,1$ as " bU s a of theloub e » ' to flash some of his to™ fo, mi' M 0 "" 1 I ,. 27, 5 feet IOK. 155 pounds, was one of a number of mpllshcd prclorjncrs who . „ could maks more money in Ihdnslrlal ball than he could in Ihe following day, wit,, MICKCJ- Owen charging toward lh e plate' Barkley bunted. The ball wa .s flel'U ctt by Pitcher Lloyd Dletz O f tfP Phillies, but there was not time foV, j 1 P'ay at the plate and Barkley beat Dlelz' tlirow to first In 't|in second game of a double-header, he beat out another bunt for a hil Barkley gels away from tlic uialr' »»d to first basc /„ „ L™ V* « s capable of l,Htitig t!ic ball over ">e Heads and through the infieldl ers. Hartley, a resident of Childress Tex., broke in wlt!l Danville lii' 1937, spent '37 with ikferldc * ^l t .second base '-Harris In JC games asHimi , ars ™« as a skillful kid infielder Ihe Braves following - have Hum of the Three-Eye antl he f| n i s h ee j misnviue ,— Boston Red Sox place three xLiltle Rock' • -'•' hifn—Second-Backer Bobby Docrr xBinniiicliaiu•"'•'•'"'•< Biid Pitchers Judd.. The Detroit New nrimiVe "••";: Tigers - have Cwo—Fust Baseman Rudy York and Pitcher Hal Ncw- nouser Tlie Bt Louis Browns also have two all-stars- Outfielder diet Laabs and Shortslop Vcrn Steph- «a5. The Chicago While Sox and Philadelphia ' Athletics each Vhave one place. The ^eteran shortstop, Luke Appling, will represent the Pale Hose While First, 'Baseman Dick Siebert was the lone selection from the Athletic roster. /The starting learn is the man- •ger's prerogalive, but here's the Way.ithc A. L squad will probably line up on the I3lh. York will tnpst: likely be al first, Gordon »t second,.Stephens nt short, Kelt- fier at .third, Laabs in left, Case In center, Keller in light, Dickey tatchliifi, n;id Huglison pKchliig. -*-flie American Leaguers have won Seven of the 10 games played to dale. Last season it was 'i to fin lavor of the junior circuit club. Today's Games . , SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis at Chattanooga. 'Little Rock at Atlanta. Birmingham at Nashville. New Orleans at Knoxville. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at Brooklyn. 'Chicago at Boston. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia 12). Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at Detroit. New York at Cleveland. Washington at Chicago. 'Philadelphia at St. Louis. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUK Nashville 4-6, Knoxville 3-3 Night gumes Chattanooga at Atlanta. Little Rock at Birmingham. NATIONAL LEAGUE Chicago 6-5, Boston 2-4. Brooklyn 5-11, Cincinnati 0-5. ' New York 4-0, St. Louis 3-5. Night game. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia. AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 3, Boston 3 (called end of 13th inning darkness). Night .games New York at Cleveland. Washington at Chicago Philadelphia at St. Louis .. 28'';,55C .38 32 1 ' .543 ^ 37,35 'i5U| : "rfl'31 ':50fl' ;3V;if .485 — 27-38 .415 Memphis .. .;...)-.-.•• : 22V43 .344 x—Nlghl games. • ',£','•: '',';. • . tho best rider In the slable, and ' edge In percentage. . The Chicago Cubs won Iwo'from tl\r* n i --•'.. HUM i/ny il L>JJJ (lie Boston Braves, 6 lo a and 5 to Steve iJrooks—who's younc " '»!'""•'•• ™l°wln6 four years in tiieirEvansvillefarmh/'^" :but promising—will ride Shuloiit , the minors and brief Irials with Ihc anil add a $100,000 to -its trcnsi he went lo work, so was out'„( xOhatlnnoom xAllanta Knoxville NATIONAL LEAGUE W, L. Pet. .3823 ,623 42 20 .618 32 2R .533 St. Louis .,.,'ni Brooklyn ....... xPittsbiirgh — „. .„ .„„„ Cincinnati .............. 30 31 .402 xphlladclphia 3031 .•192 Boston 28 32 .467 Chicago New York 25 38 .397 24 40 .315 AMERICAN LEAGUE W. U Pet. xNc\v York ............ 33 24 .579 xWashinglOn 3428 .548 Boston .'..3231 .608 xClcveland 3031 .492 Detroit j. 2730 .474 x'Chicago 27 30 .474 ^Philadelphia : ;-;. ; 30'34 '.469 xSt. Louis ..,.'.-3034 .469 CHICKASAW Wrsl Main Near !>l<iV S{. K»t. starts 12:45; San. «Urts 1:49 Night «hows 5U5 Except Blonday, epehs «:4S Continuous shows Sat. and Sun. Last Time. Today Double Feature "ROMANCB OK THK RIO GRANDE" wilh Tht Cisco Kid and "LUCKY PARTNERS" wllh GiiiRrr Rogers & Ronald Colmar Friday & Saturday Double Feature "IHODKN GOLD" with Ilopalony Cassld)- "CASE OF^HE BLACK PARROT" with William Umdlgan SEUtAL: "Dick Trac.v vs. Crime." Comedy. AIR COMHTIONEI) Open 7:15 Slion- Starts 7:45 Adm. Always lie and 25c Last Time Today 'Noontide' Jpan C!;il>in & Td:i I.utu r.irnrnoiMj( News Conjcily Friday and Saturday 'Sunset On the Desert 1 with Hoy lingers * C.^liliy lt;i)es SKUIAI,: "Perils of Njok;i." C'ortictly. Saturday Midnight Show Sturls al 11 u'i-li)rk 'Wrecking Crew 1 will) Rlchiinl Arlcn ,t Chr.slrr Alnrris Sclcclfil SHnrls Sunday & Monday CHUDE COKRAO RAINS-VEIDl-CRfENllkl-ToRSE Directed by YICHAtUUHIH Sc,KH n,Y b x Mui I t TMa C. roile.n Jr.,, K(mj[d Koc^ • Tiom 1 ri»y by Muiray Gjlncll and Joan AliiOn • Muivc by Mn Sleinei Nc.ivs nf Ihr Duj Srlccldl Shorts ^ S' 0. 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