The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 18, 1950 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 18, 1950
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FACE EIGHT Bums Jumble National Race With Third Win Over Cards By JACK HAND (Assotlatcd Fress Sports Wrilcr) What goes with Brooklyn? Is this Hie big push? Are Hurl SlioUoii's hoys ready to kike charge? Baseball fans ask these questions today because Hie sudden turu-alioiit of Dodger pitching has jumbled the National League race, ll's only one game from Ihe Phillies to the Dodgers in fourth. Last Thursday night, the Brooks trailed hy G 1 /*. A «•«* ago President Branch Rickey of the Dodgers moaned about the "worst pitching staff col- Inpse I've ever seen." Now his onrushing Brooks have a budding five-game win streak. In St. Louis, Uiey'ie convinced the Dodger push is on. So far the Brooks have w hipped the Cardinals 11 out of 14, the l;ist ^c seven in a row, Including a day- night doubleheader yesterday. N I n e of 14 j Brooklyn pitch(o race SI. Louis have gone all the way — Preacher Roe — four limes and Don Ken-combe three. Roe dirt it again last night a., Ihe Dodgers crushed Howie Pellet, 7-1, after stumbling to a 6-3 afternoon decision for Dan Bankhcad. The preacher man allowed only five hiis for his llth victory. Hodges Injured A four-run outburst in (he first inning was enough for tlie Dodgers in Ihe day game. Oil Hodges, injured In the sixth inning of the opener, missed the night work, snapping his string of 328 consecutive games since 1948. Tiie double Cardinal law let thc idle Phillies, rained out at Chicago, sneak back into first place. Then come St. 1/ouis and Boston tied lor second. Bill rierro, a rookie from Indianapolis making his first big league appearance, was well on his way to success when Boston hung up a big five in the ninth and dumped'Pitts- burgh. 8-6. Pierro wasn't charged with the loss. That went to Hank Borowy who gave up a double to Earl Torgeston and a triple lo Sid Gordon after relieving Pierro. Ralph Kiner hit hU 26th homer, tying Cleveland's Al Rosen for the major league lend. Jim Hearn, making his first New York start sinch his purchase from Kt. Louis a week ago, held Cincinnati to four hits tn an easy 10-3 romp. He retired 14 men In order and allowed no hits after the fourth. Detroit boosted its American League lead to 4 1:2 games .by whipping the Philadelphia A's in a twilight-night doublcheader. Thc runnenip' New York Yankees played only one game, edging Chicago, 4-3. Tigers Win Charley Keller's pinch triple, pinch single by Freddie Hntchin- »on and Jerry Friday's timely single, helped the Tigers rally with three in the eighth Inning of the 8-6 opener. Hal Newhoiiser won his 10th over reliefer Carl Scheib. Saul Rogovin, making his lliird start, went the route for the first time !n the 3-1 night game. Yogi Berra and Hank Bauer, a couple of Yankee cripples return- Ing to action, took care of the White Sox. Although rookie Ed Ford didn't go all the way, he was around long enough to earn his first major league victory. Berra broke a 2-5 tic with a two- run double In the seventh. Haucr drove in one run and scored two with a perfect three-hit night against southpaw Bill Wight. Joe Dobspn, an afternoon loser, came back to win on relict at night as Boston broke even In a day- nisht dotibleheader with Cleveland. Dobson came to the rescue of Maurice McDermott in Hie ni!?lit game to win his 10th, 7-5, after losing the firsl 11-1. Third baseman Eddie Yo=.t made a sensational lunging catch of a foul ball to put down a ninth-inning St. Louis threat and save a 3-1 Washington victory. Arkansas Sportettes— Askew Thinks Porks Cage Material is Best Hall, Martinez Defeat Lane And Roberts Finis Hall and Charley Martinez won the decision over Red Roberts and Bobby Lane in the tag ] f" 1 '"" match main event of the American bout w Legion's weekly wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium last night. The referee's disqualification of Lane in the third and deciding fall for gouging started the late rally Of victors and the deciding round lasted but seven minutes. Referee Mike Meroney disqualified Lane after five minutes and then it took Martinez only two minutes to defeat Roberts and take the match. Roberts and Lnnc won thc first round In 20 minutes with Roberts defeating Marlincz In 15 mlnute.s with a reverse pile driver. Lnnc defeated Hall in five minutes with a body pin. Hall and Martinez took Ihe second fall in 13 minutes with Hall defeating Lane in seven minutes with flying tackles and a body pin nnd Hall then won over Roberts In six minutes with a pile driver. That set Hall and Martlncn off. And their rally wns encouraged by the disqualification ol Lane. From these on the going was easy. In the two one fall preliminary bouts. Hall defeated Roberts In 15 minutes with a shoulder pin and Martinez won over Lane in eight minutes with a body pin. By OAK I, HKI.I, PAYETTEVILLE, Ark., July 18. (A't— A smiling Presley .Askew patted his slightly-expanded chest and declared: "A hundred and M pounds — heaviest I've been -since I was traveling salesman hanging around soda fountains In Oklahoma drug- .stores." .Since his days as a drummer, quite a lew years aao, Askew has been coaching basketball, worrying a- I'iiming and v;eif;hintf less. So yon get the iden Ihe University of Arkansas cage mentor isn't worrying during these summer weeks. The in ore he talks thc stronger this suspicion grows. "We're in pretty good shape for next season — now. that is. You remember we thought we were all right a year ago and then before the season started knee injuries knocked Cuddy Waller and Walter Kearns out for the season. "Certainly, from a material standpoint, we're second lo no one right no*. How we'll be when thc season rolls around. I don't know." He didn't say whether he meant second lo none in the Southwest Conference or in the nation. Ukc.1 MK Jloys Much of Askcw's opllmisjn stems from oncomlK" Ropr><"i[>rcx such as six-foot-llv Hilly (Tuar) Hester, Gene Lambert, Jr., Tryon Lewis and Don Trumbo. It remains to be seen whether they'll be starters or a in their first strong reserve corps varsity season. "It'll be hard for these boys, as good as Ihcir natural ability Is, lo beat out experienrM hands like Bob Ambler, Norman Price, D. L. Miller. Sammy Smith and Jack Hess." observed Askew. "We're going to put It lo the scmiul like this at the slurl of practice: Okay, lioys. here It is—It's wide open; if the sophomores can beat out the juniors and seniors. Ihe top jobs are theirs; It's up tn everybody to win his position." With material like Presley has. there's sure lo be keen compclition for positions, which means a hustling ball club. And with such prospecls and with , this mountain town, It's no wonder the porker coach Is talking basketball four months ahead of schedule. Nevada U. Coach Seeks Promotion CARSON CITY, Nov., July !8-(,l»j —Joe Sheeketski, football coach and athletic director at. the University of Nevada, has filed for election to thc university board of regents. It Is the first lime In the history, of Ihe stale that a football coach I . .--has aspired to be—In effect— his !,"? vvt?n 'her so wonderfully cool in own boss. Sheeketski scoffed at that, saying he is in the race primarily lo seek sounder financing for the Nevada athletic program. The coach pointed out that the Board of Athletic Control hires the coach and athletic director and guides the university athletic policy, functioning .independently except to conform to the regents' dictates on broad general policy. Daffy Dean May Head Ball Ciub HUNTINGTON, W. Va.. July 18. W)—Daffy Dean, thc colorful St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher IIS years ago, probably will be in the thick of the Class A Central League next season. He wants lo enter Huntington in thc league. He hart assurances today [rom city and county officials that plans for n suitable baseball park will be launched soon. Dean said he understood Central League officials had unofficially approved him as a possible franchise holder. Hunting ton hasn't hari a ballclnb incc before thc war. .ouis in Tourney COUNCIL BLUFFS, la., July 18. A'l— Joe Lonis, ex-heavyweight box- ng champ, was among 108 golfers }!! hand to tee-off today in the entral states Negro golf tournament. LIP SERVICE —The players 'are interested in. glamour and nil that sort ol thing, but this doesn't keep them from playing a red-hot game in Cliicaco's Na- ,liona1 Girls Baseball League The Cardinals are in the cellar, but their catcher, Dorothj ^Whaler), keeps up appearance Thai l>rn Touch -The Hazorbacks' new fnotbal! uni- fni-ms have arrived, and coach Otis Dongliis' pro touch Is seen readily in showy toggery. One set has red Jerseys, trimmed with while shoulder patches, numbers and stripes down the outside of the arm and down the side from the armpits to the waist, and white liiinls with red stripes down thc sides. The other set has white Jerseys find red pants, with the trimmings red on the Jerseys ami white on thc pants. The headgear will be white with red stripes. Eagles I.Ike Arkansas Their exhibition game with Detroit in War Memorial Stadium at Little Rock Sept. 2 will be the Nnlional Football League champion Philadelphia Eagles' only 1050 appearance in tbc south. Also, thc Arkansas arena, with u seating capacity of 35.000. Is the smallest in which the champs will piny. Their three lire-season engagements will be at Soldier's Field in Chicago (IIU.OCO). Sun Francisco's Kezar sindhini (63.000" and thc Lo.s Angeles Coliseum UOG 000). All of which indicates the Eagles really liked the reception they received in Arkansas when they tied the Los Angeles Rams lasl year. (ARK.) COUNTER FISH STORY—Mate Joe Deveraux of Valley Stream, N.Y., became a bit envious of <he paying customers on Ihc fishing boat Zip, dropped a line over the side. Almost instantly he got a bite, pulled in this prize 535- pound tuna 20 minutes later. TUESDAT, JULY 18, 1959 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Atlanta . ... Birmingham . Nashville . ., Memphis . . New Orleans Mobile Chattanooga Little Rock . . 69 . 55 61 , 43 NATIONAL LFAGUE W f. Philadelphia . St. Louis . ... .. 49 .. 45 Boston 45 Brooklyn . Chicago , New York . Cincinnati Pittsburgh PcL .648 .611 .543 .527 .487 .467 411 326 Pel. 577 .570 .570 .566 .474 .45* .418 372 Pro Grid Coaches Greet Players as Camps Open By THE ASSOCIATED MtESS More than 100 football players from three National l.cnb'ue teams got down to the tough trnininif grind today with several hundred additional candidates due to report at other camps within the next two weeks. A.MKKICAN LEAGUE Detroit . ... New York . . Cleveland . Boston . Washington , Chicago . .. St. Louis . .. Philadelphia Pet .CU7 .010 J83 .548 .457 .424 .366 348 Sports Roundup HUGH rUI.LKKTON JR. Yesterday's Results Southern Association ! Memphis 7, New Orleans t (called cud of 12th) Mobile 4-4, Little Rock 1-0 Birmingham 9, Nashville 0 (Only games scheduled) NEW YORK,. July 17 —61 V J— It's getting so that It pays lo be an "old pro" even in a game like tennis. . . . From Promoter Bobby Riggs' office comes word that Jack Knmior has been "signed" for thc 1950-51 tennis tour (which Isn't surprising since Jack is practically a partner in the deal) and his opponent likely will be Pancho Segura. . . . That seems to leave Dick Gouzilcs, who jumped head first into thc pro game after winning tine national title, on the'outside or in a secondary spot. . . . And If Gustio Mornii listens to Iliags' offers, it probably will be outside . . Segura. no great shakes as an amateur player despite his pleasing personality, learned enough as a pro to beat Kramer In the national pro tournament to win his shot at the tour. . . . Riggs mentioned Budge Patty, the Wimbledon champ, or thc inso winner at Forest Hills as a possible opponent for Kramer, bill Hudge wouldn't be a big altractio; unless lie won both titles. Gonralcs' best chance ol sticking with the tour seems to lie tha Gussie will refuse to reduce her figure—thc $75,000 she's supposed (o be asking, we mean. . . . Rigcs knows a cnutilc of good looking gals will draw better than two guys who can play better tennis, but he also knows how anced. [o keep the budget bal- National I.Fapue Brooklyn 6-7. SL Louis 3-1 Boston 8, Pitsburgh 6 New York 10. Cincinnati 3 i Philadelphia at Chicago rain American Leagne Cleveland 11-5, Boston 6-1 New York 4, Chicago 3 Detroit 8-3. Philadelphia 8-1 Washington 3, St. Louis 1 lorlav S; Games Southern Association No games scheduled National Brooklyn at St. Louis inght Philadelphia at Chicago 2 Boston at Pittsburgh New Pork at Cincinnati American Leatrne Detroit at Boston (night) Cleveland at Philadelphia (night) St. Louis at New York Chicago at Washington (night) nnd Rear Facts The Detroit Lions, who started out with an all-college. coaching j ,,.,„«.„„..,. staff „ couple years agof have dc- SC ° "' velopcd a definite Chicago complex. . . . Two of no McMillin's asistanis. George Wilson and Aldo Forte, formerly nlnyccl with Hie Hears and another. Buddy Parker, was the Cardinals head coach, nut you can't say they're bear-ly Influenced more than the Redskins' w coach. Herman Ball. . . . Ten yrars ago when Herman was a hii;!i school coach in Cumberland. Mu., he watched George Hatas' crew inflict that 7:t-0 licking on Washington. . . . Next day he Junked liis doustc wing formation and Ft! out to learn how to teach the "T" the way he hat! Just seen it played. . . . Schultz to Hurl For SA All-Stars ATLANTA, July 18— (ft*)— Atlan- tn'.s opening pitcher for tonight's Southern Asociotion all-star game will be decided by Cracker players. Mnrmger Dixie Walker saiil he couldn't choose 1] etwee n 43 -year- old coacli Whitlow Wyitt, who linsn't pitched pro on silly since 1345, or Don Liddlc, winner of fonr two-time loser for Atlanta Onc-Minnlc Spnris Pa^e If you think a world series is bif: stuff, take a Inok at reports frotu Bra/.il on the world soccer clininp- iotiihips—110.000 people for,thc final game. 175 injured in the mob and a small riot that night when some Brazilian "twisters"—fans to you— thoui-'ht Uruguayans had "taken Brazil's football reputation Ilsjht- ly.". . . . Moan J from an unnamed Kentucky football roach 'via Louisville papersl is that the service cademics are taking advantage o[ the war scare to recruit athletes. . . At least, it gives them a good "sentng" point. ... A group of kids from New York's "big brother" organization is slated to make a presentation to Ed Lopat of the Yanks MELLOW AS MOONLIGHT A realty rich, light Straight Kentucky Bourbon with the old-fashioned flavor! It's natin-ally Rood—because it's naturally aged. All Whisky—Straight Whisky—Kentucky Whisky— as "Mellow as Moonlight." Try it today. You'll find none liner at any price. DiifilleJ Iron ;re ,'omoui 0/clof formulo FROM THE LIFE AND VIGOR OF THC GRAIN" THIS WHISKY IS 4 YEASS OLD... 16 PROOf 89UI«d i>y GEO. A. OICKEL OISTIIIING COMPANY, loultvlll., K.ntutKj B-jb Schullz of Nashville likely will open for Mike Higgm'.s all-stars nt 'Ponce DC Leon Park. He's won 14. lost four, and pitched'lO straight innings of shutout baseball against Atlanta durine a series last week. Child Marriages Banned ' The largest turnout, 51. players,* came out to greet Coach Herman liall of the Washington Redskins nt Occidental College, IjOS'Angeles. At the University of Rcdlands ill Itedlands, Calif., Joe Stydahar counted 41 candidates for jobs with the Los Angeles Rams. Ctem Crowe, former coach ol the defunct Buffalo Bills, had a turnout of 24—mostly rookies—at Western Maryland Cllege, Westminster, Md, as the Baltimore Colls began drills. "We're going to be an improved club," Crowe promised at Wcst- ninster. Another group of Colts, including 20 holdovers, are to reiKjrt, later in the week. Baltimore's first game is ,an ex- ibition with the Pittsburgh Steel- crs in Baltimore Aug. 13. Same on All-Stars "The lacts are in the best shape I've ever seen on opening day," said Stydahar at Rcdlands. Among the Rams rcjiortitig was Glenn Davis, all-America hack from Army in iOM-15-46. Two Los Angeles rookies, guard Stan West from Oklahoma and fullback Ralph Pasquariello from Villanova, leave camp Wednesday for Chicago and the college all- star game Aug. 11 aginst the Philadelphia Eagles. At L/cs Angeles the Redskins had their largest opening day turnout. Washington, led by Slingin' Sammy Baugh, got right down to business with two workouts. This will fce Baugh's Mth season in professional football. . • The Rodnkins also lose five rookies temporarily to the Ciiicago all-star game. They are quarterback Eddie Le Baron from College of the Pacific, tackle Lou Kurras from Purdue, center Harry Ulin- fki from Kentucky, and halfbacks George Thomas from Oklahoma anci Hall Hayncs from Santa Clara Washington plays Los Angeles in an exhibition game in Los Angeles Aug. 16. Godwin Nine Cinches First Place in BVVL Bill Godwin's Sporting Goods Store nine has cinched first place In the Bay window Softball League Standings. The Godwinites, with an 11-2 record, are two games in front of the second place Courier News nine and both teams have only one. game to play before the championship playoff starts next week. The Courier's Dirty Sox are assured ol at least a second place tie with a 9-4 record with the Burnett Hudson Sales nine in third place with a 7-5 mark. Mead's Tigers arc fourth with seven wins, and six losses, Fred S. Saliba Company Is fifth with 6-6: Ark-Mo sixth with 4-9 and Applebaums and Kemp Whisenhunt tied for Die cellar with identical 3-9 records. All learns will take part in the championship playoff. The playoff will start Monday with the leading team playing the fourth place tcanv fifth place will play eighth Tuesday; second will play TKI) RELAXES— Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox star outfielder, catches up on his reading at Sancta Maria Hospital at Cambridge, Mass. Ted shattered the radius of his left arm in first Inning of All star game in Chicago, chasing Ralph Kiner's smash, after the catch Williams crashed into the outfield wall. Seven bone chips were removed from the elbcw.— (AP Wirephoto). will be two out of three series. The standings: Team w L Pet. Godwin . Courier . Burnett . -Meads . . Saliba . . Ark-Mo . Applebaum place Whisenhunt Y third I Wednesday and sixth will play sev- ' Pele Is the native Hawaiian god- enlli on Thursday. All playoff games dess of fire. Sanders to Return To Pro Football TjAWTON, Okla.. July 18— (/!'> — Orban (Spec) Sanders is returning to profcsional football after a two- year layoff because of a knee injury. Sanders said here today he had returned a signed contract to the New York YankB of the National- American- Football League. The hard-running 1Q7 pound backtield ace established an all- time ground gaining record with the Yanks in 1047, scoring 114 points to lead the New Yorkers Into the playoff against the Cleveland Browns. He was slowed down in the 1948 season. He didn't play last year. "My knee feels as good as ever," Sanders beamed. "I have been work- Ing out for two months and I'm solid and sound." , JERUSALEM (AP)— Israel's parliament Is determined to break up "the evils of child marriage." Immigrants, parLicuIiirly from oriental countries, who like to rrmrrj their daughters off early — sometimes at 11 or 12 years of age— are in lor a lot of trouble. The Knesset (parliament) approved legislation providing a maximum penalty of two years imprisonment, and a fine of $1.680 for anyone permitting, or aiding thc marriage of any girl under n yc.irs of age. Parent.'!, guardians and rabbis all are included in the law for punishment. Golden G/over Wins CORPUS CHRISTI.'Tcx., July 18. OT—Eddie Garra, two time San Aii- tonio lightweight golden gloves champion, knocked out Johnny Panncll, 143, Muskogee. Okla.. one minute mid 41 seconds .of thc third round last night. tomorrow. . , . What the Yank pitchers need isn't big brothers, but more "cousins." Ship Engines Give Light LOS ANGELES (IP) -The power plants of 130 Navy fighting ships are now providing light in areas from Anchorage, Alaska, to Saudi, Aiabia. Cents, not sentiment, inspired the National Metals and Steel Corp., lo tear the mighty engines out of the battle-scarred but obsolete warriors. And good is arising out of thc destruction. A destroyer escort's dicsel engines soon go into emerge icy service in the polio ward of a long Beach veterans' hospital. Power from other units is used to pump water in desert • ureas and to provide heat in cold regions. DO YOU OWN A HOME? 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