The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 3, 1955 · Page 11
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MONDAY, OCTOBBR 8, J03B (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Major Grid Rules Changes Violation substitution rule. Ineligible receiver dawnMeU Personal foul. Confusion Keynotes Today's Grid Sport As T Shapes Attack By JIM.MV BUESLIN NKA Staff Correspondent It could be at Chapel Hill> N. C. ( or South Bend, Ind., or wherever big-lime college football is played. The conversation is the same. Scrimmage rule infraction. Pair c; KEEPING THEM POSTED — Veteran referee Irwin Weiss demonstrates sl% of the more important changes in the college football rules. Hands on top of the head is the signal f or violation of the substitution rule, which now permits any and all players who start a quarter to return once at any time in the same period If withdrawn. The referee taps hand to head to indicate that an ineligible receiver Is downfleld. A right hand military salute covers personal fouls. Hands on hips mean an infraction of scrimmage rules. The hide-out or sleeper play Is banned. All offensive players must be within 15 yards of the itch. Tiw-ligibte receiver touched ball. ball when it ic declared ready for play. Hand raised straight over the referee's head is the signal for a fair catch. The receiver does not have to wave his hands from side U> side as In previous years. Both hands tapping the shoulders means that *n ineligible receiver has touched the ball, The new rule makes .1 center, guard or tackle eligible for a pass If he is the end man on the line of scrimmage, provided that no teammate hi the backfield outflanks him. An end or back who drop* back of the eligible man at the last instant cannot be to the outside of him. Add these to all the other rules and you really are confused. From Catcalls to Hero Snider Was the Turning Point, Says 0/e Casey By WILL GRIMSLET NEW YORK (AP) — In late August, when the Brooklyn Dodgers were coasting on their long lead, center fielder Duke Snider fell into a woeful batting slump which drew boos and catcalls — and an occasional beer can — from the Ebbets Field stands. "Dodger fans are the worst in baseball," the hot-headed Snider snapped bitterly. "They don't deserve a pennant." uperated from summer operations ivhile guard Jerry Green ot Terrell, 'exits, is out with an abscessed tooth. The game will be the first for (ither team mid precedes thti TCU it'Mimiin mime in Fort Smith on October 21 fur Arkunsfis. is a jam-up at tackle. Then be'lljball, being besieged by the tackle. fake mil keep and look for it! "You're going to see an awful chance to cut inside the end. If it's j lot of the action it you watch the no .soap there, hti'li flip the ball to | tai-kle," Oklahoma's Bud Wilkinson a trailing back who will ;dp around [ stresses. "Only it i-s a bit more end. I covered up ihese days. It is used By [his time, you are probably j more than baseball's hit-and-run watching the halfback, without the,'—only you can't, see it as well." Shanks Probable Starter The rabid and learned fan in the $4.60 seat turns to the one next to nim and asks, "Where did the play jo that time? Down the middle, wasn't it?" 'He went inside the tackle," the other fan answers. "Zlobotny carried around end for five yards," the public address system blares the official news. This is an accurate example of the confusion college football, modern style, has succeeded in creating. The game is being run these days along the lines of atomic research. It gets more complicated by the season—and nobody knows when the thing will end. You get an idea of this when you look at the off-tackle play. This constitutes anywhere from 55 to 60 per cent of anybody's ground offense. Innumerable embellishments coaches have poured onto the play have cloaked it in a maze and haze of tactics closely resembling those of a card shark dealing off the bottom. What has happened to the off- tackle play in recent years seems to typify the advances—if that's the word—the game has made. The R azor back fledging open their i A second line looks like the follow It used to be, the single wing'own 1955 season next Thursday night]Ing at present time—center Ernes tailback, four and a half yards j a; Texarkana when—for the fir.il!Faucett, Jacksonville; guards Barrj back where all could see, would | time in Arkansfts history—they meet Switzer, Crossett, and John Pong FAYETTEVILLE — All of Arkansas' thoughts weren' on Texas Christian last week — despite the importance of the Razorback conference opener with the Froggies. For some 50 Porker freshman, the 1955 Shoats, the battle cry has been "Let's take S M U". take the pass from center and head j tl for the tackle spot-usually the de- djst University> The freshmen, of Southern Metho- fensivc left tackle. The end and wini >ack would double team the tackle and. the ame is the first of a five-game schedule and Blytheville; tackles Jim Hollandei Harrisburg; and Tom Perkins Marked Tree; and end Dickie Fred Haney, managr of the Pitta- burgh Pirates, wag the rndlo broadcaster for games of the Hollywotxt Stars in the nPclfic Coast Leagu* from 1943 through 1948, 1? '«' MBIBOSE Kentucky Bourbon . 5 Years Old Smart pup! Knows when to remind his master to drink "the very best"... Melrbse 6-year-old Kentucky Bourbon. Remind yourself to try it—enjoy the very best for less! §|69 • ONLY i '/, Pt. KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY.S6 PROOF.HELROSEOISTILLERS CO..H.YJ after over three weeks of practice, j Mays, El Dorado, and Fred Hage- ball carrier would thunder in. ft was simple, neat and as clear as football ever could be. But today they don't run at the i nour.ced hi tackle. They dive at him off a physical sh; split-T, give him the quick opener contest business of a straight T, ride full- the Shoats are anxious to play. Top Shape average man. Batesville. Their weight is 200 pounds. Three backfield comoinations will backs at him with a belly play and, if you listen to ail the terminology, do everything to the poor Freshman coach Tracy Scott pro- undoub t e( ny S6e ac ilon in the South- hl s Stoats m excellent; weat Con / erence freshman e . !a pe for the October o Banke(J jn bable order of aplKar . and indicated that nearli ance _ thev are-quarterbacks Jim .Hot the 38 men expected to make j Mo Texarkana, Mike Cooney, guy but hit him with an atomic j boys have progressed quii-kly." said the trip will get into the game j; Subjac ' 0 , T " , Te ' xa ^ Jimmv M J "We've covered almost every phase j kins K d nd Buddv wesson of the game and feel as though the bazooka—if we have that weapon yet. DeQueen; left halfbacks Don Rit?, chel. Hulsa, Okla., Bobby Bates. El Scott, "but until we get a game un- | DcJrad0| and Jim W etherington, Lit- dev our belts we won-t know which ; t , e j^^. r , ght ha if backs Donnie I are the. top players. i Stone, Favetteville, Dale Boutwell, r-nlnmniaV ScoU noted that oackfield-three [cotton Plant, and Dannv Edgmon, ColumDlas , tD , trrtCi Hpp,, _} lf] .s nnrlereone daily The next day a chastened Snider amended his outburst to say, "Well, some don't." and then today, with Brooklyn just one game away from its first world championship because of his own spectacular exploits, he commented. "I'm not interested in personal records. My one big thrill will come the moment we clinch the World Series, and that will be soon." Team Deserves to Win "Do Brooklyn fans deserve a world championship?" someone teased. Snider deliberated a moment and replied coldly: "The players do.'' Once the problem child of the Dodgers because of his trigger temper and over zealousness, the 29-year-old powerhouse from Los Angeles is providing the momentum which may end the Dodgers' series of failures in this dramatic post season , showdown. Two mighty home runs yesterday in Brooklyn's 5-3 victory at Ebhets Field gave him a total of four for the present series, tieing tbe record held by Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and himself. His total of nine home runs ift World Series play place him third in the all time list of great sluggers who have come to the plate and swung down through the years. Babe Ruth hit 15. Lou Gehrig hit 10. When Snider hit his ninth in the fifth inning yesterday he surpassed another great Yankee, Joe DiMaggio. who had eight. "DiMaggio has always been my inspiration," the big, rugged Snider acknowledged in the dressing room afterwards. "I don't know Joe well. I've only chatted with him a few times. But I think he's the greatest." One Who Hurt Casey Stengel, Yankee manager, reiused to make comparisons. But after Sr.ider's great hitting and fielding exhibitions of the last two games, he remarked: "That fellow was the only one who hurt us. He's the turning point.'' His batting average for the first five games is .381. He has eight hits in 21 at bats, with four homers, a double and seven runs- batted-in. He batted .345 in 1952 and .320 in 1953. Field and Stream Trigger Finger Is Most Important Part Of Good Shooting By WARREN" PAGE Shooting Editor Know how a sharp-edged piece ot glossy paper will make a razor-cut, painfully slow to heal? Well, I slit open trie pad of my right index finger that way not long ago, and it plumb ruined my shooting for a coupie of weeks. And caused me to ruminate that a good part of shooting accuracy, whether it be with rifle, scattergun, or pistol, rests in that finger. For example, while the digit vas still wrapped in gauze and entirely to tender to slap a shotgun trigger, I got tangled up in a skeet-shooting hassle with a pair of gents only to anxious to trim me down to size. So they did, but good. First I tried running my index finger through the gtiard so that the second joint bore on the trigger. That threw my timing off a mile. SO I LAY the tender digit along the side of the scattergun and tried working the trigger with my middle finger. That was worse. Not only- had the switch somehow confused my feeling as to the exactly precise moment to cut loose and break the clay, but it had also changed the right, hand grip on the gun so I was lifting the wrist of the gun up, hence dropping the muzzle for con- •Istest under-shooting. I had sense enough to star off the pistol range, because I knew that precise and delicate triujer control, with the sensitive pad of the firsi finger automatically pressing or holding as the handgun sights waver on and off the bull's-eye, is one of the major secrets of handgun accuracy. If you don't believe this, either stick a band-aid over your trainer finger some bright afternoon, or poke your finger clear through the trigger guard so you're pressing the trigger beyond the first joint, and see what happens to your average score. « • « THEY SAY that both the pistoleer anl the riflemen should so prest on a trigger that the shooter doesn't know exactly when the piece is going to go off. This, in my humble opinion, is sheer bunk, since no shooter who knows hi» weapon c»n very long remain in ignorance of just how and when the sear-trigger hookup will releue to tet the gun fire. Actually, It Menu u U th« brain Itself were shorted out of th« firing circuit, u If the nervx in the finger-pad itself were connected to the sights and issued the firing command, the order tor extra trigger pressure at the IntUnt ot proper sight alignment. If you've got a sore trigger finger, or care to try deadening youn with a taped-on pad before the next range aes&ion, you'll probably come to the same conclusion. A trained, knowing trigger finger i« half ttie battle, In ternu of cenUx biu, , with it. Defensive tackles never are in the same spot, play after play, bfirs . t t } (, ^ 5U . ong J n num j no injuries in scrimmages this fall, ., " I but have three players listed as 5 they used to be. You can't keep your defense in one spot. You're sure to get murdered if you do." Scott said that he was trying to | arrive at a starting lineup for the i SMU game, but A couple of major things make j chatlges in ,' ne backficld made that.'" f this bread-and-butter play hard to j diffjcult with O ne exception, his i — . an(i md Walt « Dumond if DeWitt have not sufficiently re- Reterwd Section - $1.50 Reserved Soah - - $2.00 Bo* S<»tt - - - - $150 follow. There is the matter of spac- j He js fast fo ,. min j jn i 0 (i rs t and ing. In the T or any variety of j second un its-a]thout'h the quality same, the halfbacks and fullback ; j s , a ] most e q ua i a t two or three other are no more than three yards from ) p Os jtj 0ns scrimmage. ! The startins line may find John Hand-offs further confuse the • rjneberger Texarkana. at center: situation. In the split-T, for ex- ,, uards jj mmy Van Dover. North ample, the quarterback shuttles : Litt j e Rock and jy Daniels. Eulc: parallel to the line of scrimmage, i tachles Edgar ghank?. Blytheville. His halfback heads straight ahead, : and John " Bu ijcr. Dallas. Texas; without the ball, toward the tackle , and enrts Bllddy Remher. Ei Dora- spot. ; do? and Billy Luplow, Parkin. The * » • ; average weight of that unit is 199 The quarterback is ready to hand pounds — six pounds heavier than him the ball—unless he notes there i the varsity. RENT MOVIE CAMERAS FLASH CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flas-h Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 Private Typing Lessons THROUGH OCTOBER To The Purchaser of a New Portable or Standard Model Typewriter $ DOLLAR SPECIALS $ No-Bio Letter Trays Keeps letters in $V 00 Perfect Order. | Eversharp Ballpoint Pens REG. $3.00 VALUE .,„..,.,. 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