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TASK EIGHT BI/miEYTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 19, 1952' Staley Chalks No. 7 as Cardinals Trim Phillies Gerry Sta/ey Comes of Age; May Equal Red Barrett's 23 Victories 'hllndelphla Boston 'leveland Washington loston York St. Louis Chicago hllaclelphia Detroit Brooklyn New York hicago Cincinnati I. Lonis NATIONAL LKAC.VE W L Pet GD 19 7 18 7 16 13 15 13 14 15 12 15 11 15 5 25 20 11 If! 12 10 13 14 13 16 15 H 15 11 15 7 20 .731 . . . .720 <•', .552 4','j .536 5 .483 6'i .414 7'i .423 8 .101 16 .645 .511 2" .552 3 .519 4 .516 4 .4B3 5 .423 6V .259 11 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Won Lost Pet. Mobile Chattanooga New Orleans Atlanta Birmingham Nashville Little Rock Memphis 22 22 23 20 19 17 13 a .595 .51!) .575! .5-11 .528; .•IBfi ,4in Shcuitz Racks Up Sixth Win For A's; Bosox Top Tigers By JOE RF.1CHI.ER AP Sporls Writer Little Bobhy Shantz and big Gerry Staley, a pair of first-rate pitchers with second-division teams, are setting a terrific pace for the other 164 major league hurlers. Shantz, the 5-foot-T Philadelphia* Athletics' southpaw, yesterday became the first American League pitcher to win six games as he shut out the Cleveland Indians, 2-0. Staley, 6-foot SI.Louis Cardinals' righthander, became the National ague's first seven-game winner he foiled the Philadelphia Phil- Jtes. 4-3. The 26-year-old Shantz now owns more than hnlf of the seventh-place Athletics' 11 triumphs. Staley, two years older, has registered exactly halt at the fifih-plscc Cardinals' 14 victories. Shantz surrendered only three hite to achieve his first shutout in the opener of the doublehender n-itli Clvelaild. The Indians cnmc back to register a shutout victory of their own as Mike Garcia blanked the A's. 6-0. despite yielding nine hits. Bob Feller was the Cleveland loser. The former strikeout king save up only seven hits but two of them were home runs by Eddie Joost and Ous Zcrnial to account for both Philadelphia runs. The Indians retained their 2>i- game lead in the American League. The second-place Washington senators were held to a split in their Iwln bill with the Chicago White Sox. A bases-loaded single by Ray Colcman produced two sixth-Inning runs and gave the While Sox 6-4 victory after Lou Sleater hart pitched the Senators to a 2-1 triumph over Saul Hogovin In the opener. Yanks, Briimis Split Boston's Red Sox remained In third place with a 7-4 win over Detroit while the New York Yankees and El. Louis Browns divided a doableheader. Vic Rnschl hurled a five-hit 8-1 triumph for Nc\\ Torit after the Browns had eked out a 4-3 decision In the first game. Brooklyn took undisputed posses»ion of Hrst place in the National League, thrashing the .Chicago Cubs, 1-3. The Ne»' York Giants were kept We because of an all-night and •arly-morning rain. The Giants were supposed to have played two games with the Pittsburgh PI tales. R«in also washed away the Cincinnati Reda tmd Braves In , Boston. Brooklyn collected only four hit.s tut three Bruin hurlers handed ou W free passes and hit two baiters ^ to set up all Brooklyn runs, Un hmten Preacher Hoe helped win his fourth game with a pair , TMtvscoring singles and catcher Rube Walker knocked in two with f UE first homer of the season, jesiKkle - bailer Willie Ramsde)!, former Dodger, was the loser. Btok Sisler, former Philly, helped tfc>e Cards nip his former mates by betting In two runs with a pair ol etagies. Staiey had a 4-0 lend until the Bfeith when Willie Jones shelled htm from ttie mound with a three- rua homer. Eddie Yuhas retired *wo batters, gave up a double anr gave way (o Al Brazle. The vet- erfrft southpaw retired the side. Veteran Vern Stephens, starting »t shortstop for the first time since iSftO, smashed a three-run homer, •cored twice, was the middle man in two double plays, and handled nitvj dx*noes flawlessly In Boston's wki over Dotroit. Stephens was In toe lineup, along with second baseman BrtJy Goodman, when Man- 1 ager Lou benched shortstop J4m Piersall and second baseman Ted Lepcio for the first time tWs season for non-hitting. By MIANK KCK Al> \ewsfeatures Sports Editor NEW YORK—If Eddie Stanky continues to. use Jerry Staley properly the St. Louis Cardinal- might, come up with their first 23-game winner since Charley (Red) Barrett turned the trick as a *Brave and a Card hack In 1945. Stnlcy [s i)(f am! running, hsivine won seven of his first eight starts. Two of hie victories were against j the Dodders and Jlrave.s, two teams he failed to beat in 1951. looking at Stnley's 1951 record + <he won 19 nnd tobt 131 it appears 131 tis thnui-'h Mnrfy Marinn n^ed his best pitcher out of turn. On other occasions Staley had loo much rest between starts and he suffered no ailments. Irregular Duly Staley completed 10 of 30 starts and saw relief duty 12 times. That's not overworking a hnrler but on Aug. 15 St.ilnn went the distance in losijiK to Pltt.sniirKh. 7-0. 'Die j | next day Stak'it fricrd tho Pirates [ ] In relief. Jcny thinks tic pitches I AMKR1CA.V J.KACillR best with three or (our days rest. W L I'ct GB j .suley won five of his hist six .S't.trt.s last scavoii. However, wast of his victories \vere. against src-ond division teams. He beat the Cubs six out of .seven and the Phillies five times in seven tries. Now that lip b;i.s overcome Die Braves and Dodgers he looks like a 20-game-plils winter, lie always did have trouble bratinc these clubs. Unlll this .spring he had beaten llo.s- Paps Beat DeMolays Again by 8-5 Score ton only once in rJizbt rlTorLs nnri had won but tlirrc times while los- HK eight Kami After four s to Brooklyn, full In Blythevillc junior High School's baseball team chalked up another win yesterday afternoon with Dink Little, the Paps' crafty little right- hander pitching two-hit bail to stop Memphis Demolay team 8-5 in Memphis. ~— —4- Little didn't have the sharpness he controlled when the Paps blanked thft DeMolays 9-0 on his one-hit pitching here last week but he had enough. Lhtle was Just wilri enough to be efloctfve as he kept (he DeMolay bitters off balance and breezed the third strike by 12 batters in the seven inning game, The Pans jumped of! to an early lead and they were never headed. Major League Leaders By The Associated Press NATIONAL MCAGUE BATTING — Robinson. Brooklyn. .359; Ennls, Philadelphia. .345; Artcnck. Cincinnati, Jtl. RUNS — Adams. Cincinnati and Lockman, New York, 21; Robinsn, Brooklyn and Thomson. New York, 10. HUNS BAITED IN —Saner, yKSTKHIIAV'S KKSIJI.TS National League Brooklyn 7 Chicago 2 St. Louis -1 Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh at New York (2) posU poncd rain. Cincinnati nt Boston (2), postponed rain. American League St. Louis 4-1 New York 3-8 Philadelphia 2-0 Cleveland 0-6 Boston 1 Detroit 4 Washington 2-4 Chicago 1-8 Smilhern Association Chattanooga* 13-3, Mobile 12-0 Memphis 5-2. Atlanta 4-3 Neiv Orleans 6-7. Nashville 2-0 Birmingham at LUtie Rock rain TODAY'S GAMES National Lraguc Chicago nt Brooklyn night Pittsburgh at New York St. Louis at Philadelphia night Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at Detroit (Only game scheduled) Spoilsman's Park, Staley appears | Chicago. 34; Kluszewskl Cincin- tohnvc come of pitching ape nt 28. | nntl, IK: Snider. Brooklyn and Thomson. New York. 24. HITS — Ennis. Philadelphia. 39; Sauer, Chlcng, 31; liaumhoHx, Chicago. 3G, HOME RUNS — P.ifko, Brooklyn and Sauer, Chicago, 8; Mul- hew.s, Boston, 1. PITCHING — Ma?lie, New York, C-0, 1.0(10; Roe and Loes, Brooklyn 4-0, 1.000, AMKIIICA NI.KACt'E RATTING — Mitchell, Cleveland, .300: Rizzuto. New York, .350; Dl- M.iR^io. Boston. .343. RUN'S — DlMngffio. Boston, 9.1; Avila. and Rosen. Cleveland. 20; Simpson, Cleveland, 10. I don't pitch any better ball," says Staley. "I pot.'to know the hit- .250lters a liltlc better n:-.rt the more 1 a man plays behind you the nuu-e he knows how lo play certain hitters. I think boini; around a hit longer has helped me, too." Stntry, a right handcr front Vancouver, Wash., started with Boise in the Class C Pioneer League'in 1011. The leagun folded during the war and the Cards drafted him at the end of 1042. But Ihe Cnrcls didn't get to see him for the next three years. He ivns in the Army and missed three RC.ISOII^. He was a T/Sst. in a Philippine, evacuation i hospital for 30 months. j late Jim Reese}', helped him more than anyone. "He was a first baseman with the Athletics In 1925 nnd ni;ain in i They backed up Little's two-hit hurling with a 10 hit attack but thnir fielding wrisn't what it could be. Fisher, Langston and Shanks each collected two hits to lead the Paps' 10 hit attack. Lurn, RounsaMali nnd RISING ROOKIES—Lou Boudreau, center, shows four good reasons for the Boston Americans'! early foot Red Sox rookies who have all but repfaced regulars in the starting line-up are, left,' Shortstop Jim. Piersall, Second Baseman Ted Lepcio, Outfielder Faye Tiironeberry and Catcher Sammy White. (NEA) ' ****** *** Lou Boudreau Not Giving up on Hot Shot Rookies in Spite of Red Sox s Plight By HARRV STAPLER DETROIT (AP)—Is Manager Lou Bondronu, the handsome experimenter, giving up on the hotshot rookie infielders who boomed the Boston Red Sox into pennant contention? Little accounted for the rest of the ir 'P- No, says Lou. He benched young shortstop Jim Piersall and second baseman Ted Lepcio yesterday after the Bosox had dropped seven of eight games on the current road base blnv.-s. The Paps as yet dO ( noi have a game scheduled for this week because of final examinations at their school and it is doubtful whether or not they will play any more. Some of their players must go to work as soon as school is out. The junior high team, which was organized by the boys themselves, is coached by W. D. Cobb. The dazzling pair had lifted the Southern Association Night gnmes Atlanta at Memphfe New Orleans at Nashville Birmingham at Little Rock Mobile at Chattanooga Noise Is Dangerous Thunder, or even a loud shout, is Kitd to be sufficient to set an avalanche in' motion when the snow mass Is critically poised, acordlng to the Encyclopedia Brltannlca. Henderson Golfer Wins AIC Crown LITTLE ROCK Ml — Thanks to the sharpshooiinp of Charles Bruce, Henderson College today holds the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conferenc golf championship. Bruce fired a medalist 152 (19-73) to win the Individual championship and lead a •l-man Henderson aggre 1930." says Staley. "He took me I richt of! the snnrilots and treated me an one of his Ixjys. He wns like a father." Had Knnrliler, Ton StHley, whose weleht. always remains between 185 nnrt 100, throws a knucklcr nnd a sinker. "I'm getting more opportunities io pitch than ever," tuys St.iley. Maybe if we didn't have .so much sickness on the cluh last summer f might have won 20. It's hard to say. Yon never know what's going lo happen—a'hrfoken lei;, a .sore onri opcruiigri. Fortunately, I've never had a soro arm." Statey vrns the third hardest '• worker in the National League in 1951, tolling in 227 innings. He i hopes to improve on his 3.811 earned run nverase which ranked ! him 10th In the. circuit. and Vcinon, Washington. 20. HITS — Simpson, Cleveland, 42; Robinson. Chicago and Ri/zuto, New York. -il. HOME RUNS — Rosen, Cleveland, B; Wcriz. Detroit. 7. PITCHING — Oronick. Cleveland Marrero and Shea. Washington, 3-0, 1.000; Shantz, Philadelphia, C-l, .857. 1050. He had been a third baseman since then. Vern bntlered a three-run homer, singled, scored twice and fielded Anniversary Couple Still Avid Baseball Fans PLAINFIELD. N. J, Wj_Baseball played Cupid for a couple 50 years ago and they are still fans today. Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Dodge recently celebrated tlieir golden wed- dinp anniversary. They met at a baseball same in which Dodge was a player for a local team. The cou- pie otfcn S o to Neu; York to watch piersaU and L io were ui the Yankees and Giants, their fa- (]own and need ' ed R r( , sl b hitting. You know, they I nine chances errorlessly. Ho helped in two double plays. Billy Goodman moved in Bo5tonians Into f Je/t field to second and first place by j singled twice. Don Lenhardt took their early season | G o o d in a n 's outfield, post and play. Then the I homered. Third baseman Johnny skid came. j — So Lou switched his oldtimers and the muscle men came up up with a 7-41 victory over the; Detroit Tig ers and .some lusty hittine. "I haven't giv- "n up on the kids Pesky singled twice after 24 straight hitless trips. ^ And catcher Del ivilber—the 33™ year-old cnstoff from the Philadelphia Phillies—drove "in a run with ] his single, his second hit in the from. American League. Only youngster to survive the s h a k e u p was rightfielder Faye Tlmmeberry. The Sox beat the Tigers. 7-4. Bou drear but I've got to stay with my old- timers as long as they keep winning," explained Lou. who said he was putting on a uniform himself and pJaying short Talent-Rich Lookouts Sweep 2 from Mobile By The Associated Press Well-stocked with able hands by the parent Washington Senators, the Chattanooga Lookouts are threatening to supplant Mobile as the best early-season cluh in the Southern Association. But despite their wealth of talent, out.s copped the nightcap, 3-0, after no| winning the wild opener, 13-12. lavished by an owner with I changed because I thought £i"rtu^\«er IrSh ^om! W " h ' ''""^ » ^"^ ** voritps. "In nil our 50 yejirs together we have never been separated a day," j-ays Mrs. Dodge. Comiskey May BuyClub;Won't Return to Sox 'Worst I Ever Played/ Snead Says After Wykagyl Victory Ky HUGH FrLLETlTO.V, Jr. NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. </P»—Since January Sam Snead has won Four gold tournaments, fniletj to win two others only because of penalties, ami has collected something over &i3,coo in prize money. But he still isn't satisfied with Use way he Is playing golf. Snead, apparently unimpressed j Middlecoff r-.'i, M a n g r u m 34. his close squeak in the drama- j Claude Harmon 21 nnd Jim Fcr- rier n. From there they ranged down lo minus S3 for British Open Champion Max Faulkner, DAL1.AS f.-p,—Charles A. Comls- kfy II. srion of the Chicago While Eox family, says he isn't solnR to rdtirii to the White Soc under prc.-- ent conditions "forced on me by the board" but on the oilier hand is poine lo try to buy a major Agabashian and Linden Qualify For Speedway's Top Positions Entson to the team title in the AIC tournament at Riverdnle Country Club here Saturday. Henderson's team total of 673 was 14 .strokes better tVinn runner-up Hendrix's 693. Other members of Henderson's. winning team were Don Rtttmnn. 1 IMEUO luilj club. Clyde Berry and Lawrence Albrit- j Comiskry, who quit (lip Sox ton. " | vice-president in a j-quabble wirh [ j i> ;r bo^rd ami nrrnnxe vicc-prr^i- I | n'ent, of Unrrfy Brondrru-.tins; Sys-t ttvn here only to see hi.s job wiprd , out uhrn thp nrfAvnrs smjiPiirlrri' tic of the $15,000 Rmmd Robin Tournament nt Wykagyt yesler- cla.v, iJochcled (he winners $3.000 check nnd complained: "This was the worst I've ever played to win a tournamrnt. I dont I U.S. Salvages Coff) i mean any disrespect to ibe others. I _. , but if I had caught different pair- r/OOOeo by MtSSOurt * ings, it miRht have been different, I didn't drive very well and my irons weren't very good. I did ! make some wonderful recovery shots (lint gave nie short putts." Enead. who Is expecting the birth of his second child within a week, didn't mind taking" the money, II will buy a lot of groceries for his fc-villy flown in White Sulphur Springs. \V. Vrt.. but with two mnjor championships coming up next month he'd like to feel that he is hittim; hi.s shots well. After .T trip lumie, S;uu plans to piny in (lie Western Open at St. Louis May 29 and then in the Nn- • Treaty Is DES MOINES. la. (AP) — The huge Usk of salvaging government- owned Ptnreri corn damaged by the rrcpnt. Missouri River flood is under way. Bin .sit maintenance crews employed by the Production nnd Mar- setitTs Administration are in charge of the operations. The dry corn removed from the flooded olns will ho marketed or moved into pmpty bins, snltl K K. Hrtzen, chairaian ol the Iowa PM.\ committee. semi-pro ranks to chill Mobile yesterday and complete the double., . .. . L header sweep which pulled the playjng contmuously j Lookouts to within one-hair game ' of the leading Dears. Bob Mitchell, who Imrled seini- pro ball nrovmfl the national capital last year, blanked Mobile wei weren't had been since Jan. 20. That's when started our rookie camp. Not Permanent 'This is not a permanent shift. Fellows like Piersall. Lepcio and! three hits (catcher Sammy) White will get j plenty of chances. \Ve just needed' some hits." And he got 'cm from the old- timers—especially Vern Stephens, the Si-year-old veteran of 11 major j league seasons, who started at shortsop for the first time since lend, the New Orleans Pels faltered and divided a pair with Nashville. The Birds took the secnd game, 6-2. alter losing. 9-7, in the opener. Memphis and Atlanta also split, the Chicks taking the first, 5-4, and the Crackers the second, Birmingham and Little Rock INDIANAPOLIS (»Pi — Freticiy* — A^abajhian, ne'.v spcert champion nf ; Ihe InclinnajioUs Motor Speedway and Andy Lr.^vn. ivno held the 1C- ! mile cniaUfytn;: icrord less than live hours, will kart the Sflfl-mllr i race start May 3(1 in a couple of un- 1 cars I Agabashian. of Albany. Calif..! qualified for the pole position mj oppnin? time trialf Saturday in the 1 new Cummins Diesel Special. His 1 averape speed was 1J8010 miles an] ho'.ir tor four Isps Ground the 2S | mile track. His ben lap. 139 104. also wRfl a record. Lir.dcn. nf I^s Ancplfs. driving the Miracle Power Special, hart missed thQ one-lap record but had «et the short-lived IO-ir.P.e mark at 137<»2. Scheduled trials Sunday were rained out. They'll continue next Ealurday and Sunday. Six Man Match ; On Legion Card j Six man tas: ivrustling returns to Ihe Memorial Auditorium rine tn- nipht with two reams of top ratrd lipovywcight* 5cherl»ied to I nice PFirt. ; Pnt (Bi? Boyi cronm. the Gulf' Cnnsfs "'tou?tnp champion" will team up with Al Gnlrnto anrt Hen- : ry HsrreH on our (ram with Hirer ! of the Welch brothers. Roy, J^ck . Co:nivkey snid he liatl the Uirkins: of a Dallas nil niilliotiairn (n buvinc n hu leaaur rlub but '.vo-iilcl- n't rrvra! who the nil innn \vas or \vlnl club he hud in mincK fliiti Lester, composing the oppoMnc trio, i Thi? will lip the fir.~t appearance >ifre (nr Ci<>nn^ who rcconUy \von a Trophy fnr tic-ini; thp rotichrst \vn\^tlpr ever (o perform in New Or- • la flip prcliminnry bnuU. Cronin will tn'K*> on Roy Welch with Gal- : rnro mfftins Jark and Lc.stcr tak-I tlnl . nl Opnn am] POA cham fending rhnnipinn in the PGA. I "You never know how you're • Koiiig to do iti these tournaments until the week they're played." he explained rather plaintively. "You're either on your panic or off U, and you dont know." If Snead his came tht? urek, the galleries didn't know i:_ For five rounds on four days he was ;2 strokes under par for tlu- hiUy 6.553-ynrd Wykapyl cou'rse. wilh n 00-total-of 343. TJie only rea- fvn anyone rnme close to him in the point scoring was that Cary MtddJecoff and Lloyd Mn ITS; ruin cnt hot on the last l\vo day?. The final standing was Surnd 57. AMMAN. Jordan IAP)—A royal decrro raliiiert a friendship treaty recently concluded between Jordan nnri rtnlv. Free Picture Oi Your Catch Just bring your string of fish to our store and we'll take a piclurc Tor you any time.until 9:00 P.M. No charge at all. Good luck to you on your fishing. Barney's Drug CAMERA HEADQUARTERS 2006 W. 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