The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 28, 1950 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 28, 1950
Page 9
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JWDAT, JULY M.1MO •LTTHFYILL1! (ARK.) rOUKtmt NEWS Cotton Pickers Eliminated From District Legion Meet By BOBBY WATSON (Courier Newt Correspondent) _ Roly-poly Rodney McLean provided a fitting climax for a sterling pitching duel bjpween Blytheville's Jerry Dyer and Osceola's Tommy Spiers in the Legion tourney at Osceola yesterday morning. McLean laced a ringing douljle into right field to drive Douglas Kennedy in from second base with the run that gave Osceoia a 4 to 3 victory. Spier» had trouble with hU con-* trol in the early Innings and the Pic ken nere off to * one, run lead In the' opening stanza." Charley Belknap was hit by a pitched ball, stole second, and after Garner was thrown out at first, scored when first baseman Bubba. Stanford threw wild. • In the second frame, Harold Koontz walked as did Bob Chlldress. Both runners executed a double steal and Koontz scored as Stires was thrown out at first. Dyer hit to second but children beat the throw home. Trie home club came back with one marker In their half of the second as Spiers singled, Stanford walked, and Garner threw the ball Into left field trying for a double play on Kennedy's bouncer. In the second, Bobby Tate beat out an infield roller, went to second on a sacrifice, to third on a balk, and scored when Belknap booted Stevens hopper. Errors Hurt Errors played the major part in allowing Osceola to knot the count in the fifth. Stires droppe-* a throw tllow B. Tate to reach first. Tate first. Tate moved to sec- on a passed ball, and when Stevens bounced to Dyer, Tate went to third. Stires made a low throw to third that bounced over Terry O'Neal's head allowing Tate to come In Kennedy opened the ninth 'with a walk, but White and Senter were out with Kennedy moving to second. B. Tate was puroosely passed and then came the blow of McLeans' that broke up the ball game Both hurlers worked well. Dyer allowing four hits, two i>»'-in of the infield type and Spiers allowed the same number. Harold Koontz had two of the hits for Blytheville as did Spiers for Osceola. The Pickers lost a golden opportunity In the top of the ninth.when Childress led off with a single, but on the hit and run Stire* lined to Tate at shortstop who ! turned it Into an easy double play. Plftott Wins Pi»g»tt Legionnaires were given a bad scare by Marked Tree bui came out on the long end of a 5 to 4 score behind the steady five hit pitching of Caldwell. Big Doug Wellman contributed . two singles and a'double to the ten hit attack unleashed upon Marked Tree starter Wilmoth. Marked Tree led 4 to 3 going Into the last of the eighth when Piggott came up with the ty- iH_ and winning runs. T1ie lurprising Rector team made It two in a row over the defending Jut* HtntHul ;« India CDTTACK, India <AP> — India should bt atlf-sufficient in lute by nest year, according b> 'Sir Datar Singh, ministry of agriculture of- IctaJ. He told a press conference that India's jute position had improved tremendously 'since partition, when most of the Jute areas went to Pakistan. In 1M7, he said, India's hit* acreage totaled only 1.600,000, while this year It amounted to 4.000.000 acres, By 1951-57, he added, there should be 5,000,000 acres and India .should have enough to lupply its mills. The ministry of agriculture iffl- cial also said India might be self- sufficient in cotton within two years. ' PAGE NINI llcf In the fourth and pitched steady ball to gain the victory. Again It was the big bat of Rodney McLean that spelled the difference. Another resounding double In the big seventh drove In the winning runs. Blytheville Belknap, ss-rf Garner, 2b Vftnce, cf-ss . O'Neal, 3b . Koontz, c . . Chlldress. If . fillrcs. Ib Hnlslead. rf . B'lrnhnm, cf . Dyer, p AB 3 4 3 4 3 S 3 1 . 2 3 Totals Osccola B. Tale, ss McLean, cf Stevens, If . Spiers, p AB .. 4 .. 4 .. 4 .. 4 UPSIDE DOWN OVER B A R_ E A ZtiWr Cornell pole Taulltr, limbers up with a back flip over hieh jump bar before Corncll-l'rincclon \,. Oxford-CimbridM meet, London. champion West Memphis nine by outlasting the Crittenden County entry in a wild 9 to 8 contest. Both teams had eight hits but the wildness of both pitchers accounted for the heavy scoring. last night to ; avenge an earlier tournament defeat by Marked Tree by downing tile visitors 9 to 5. The home club won the game with a five run outburst in the seventh followed by three counters in the O . , - — - — -•—••~i- nj »in<.i. I^UUHLda Ul LUC sceolas host team came., back eighth. Bubba Stanford came In re- Stanforrt. Ib . 1 R. Tate. 2b 4 Kennedy. 3b 3 White, rl 3 Renter, c 4 You Can't Beat This TRADE OFFER! Totals 32 Blytheville Osceola Osceola B. Tate, .is . McLean, cf . Stevens, |.-lf . Spiers. 3b-lb Stanford, Ib-p Wilbanks, 2b . Bennett, rf , Langston, If . .......... 0 Kennedy, 3b 1 Senter, c 3 120000 000—3-4-4 01101000 1—4-4-3 AB R H 4 5 4 4 , S 3 2 Totals Marked Tree Plnkston, it . Adamson, If . White, 3b . .. Kelly, Ib . Davis, 2b Wilmoth, s!-p Spurlock, c . am, cf Phillips, p . . Frafcelr, p . . xTollivar . .. Totals 39 AB ,. « 2 ,. 5 ,. 3 .. 4 .. 2 • *. .. 5 .. 3 .. 0 .. 0 BRAND NEW TIRE MILES traded "mile for mile" for those dangerous V last 1,000-1,000-3,000 or more miles in your old tires Swap Tires Today For Safer New GOOD/YEAR TIRES LESS YOUR TRADE-IN (TAX EXTRA) The some famous tires IhaJ new car manufacturer* selected year after year as th» finest original equipment tires! This is a tire buy you can't beat for Talue . . . 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