The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 25, 1937 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 25, 1937
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PAGE SIX BI,Ytil1SVILLR (ARtf.)~ NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 1937 Red Sox Setup Middled : As Ever With Infielclevs Juggled Around •By HARRY :GRAVSON Sports Editor, NBA Service SARASOTA. Flo, —About all Thomas Austin YawXey lias succeeded In doing with his lavlslmess - is change the popular name of the p Boston Americans from Red Sox to Gold Sox. Yawkey.has spent more than $3,< 000.000 one way or another since taking ' over a debt-ridden and downtrodden fianchlse In 1931. More than.$1,000,000 of the total investment went for players. Supposed wise men were engaged to di- rect the club, yet— The Gold Sox situation Is as muddled as ever. H Is even more confused, as a matter of fact. 1 A year ago, for example, they launched the campaign with ; a $100,000'• shortstop, Eric McNalr, [*l second base, and one of the smoothest second basemen in the business, Oscar Mellllo, In the dugout. Now, the plan Is to start the 1937 .season with 1 a $285,000 shortstop, Joe Cronln, at second base, and the Pacific Coast Ha (Incst prospect arid second baseman >f 1935, Robert Perishing Uoerr, on he bencli. True, Doerr, only 19, may not be •eady, bul paying a fancy price 'or a prize peagreen, dragging him acres; the continent lo a training camp, and then keeping him on .he sidelines, simply't n,iake :ense. There Is nothing In Docrr's brief record Indicating that he cannot rtay major league baseball. Indeed, It points to his being one of those rare boy phenomenon* who' quickly rise to the,big lime. The pitchers mid the myriad of plays that come up around second place have yet to stop. llic agile Bobby. 24 Hour Wrecker Service Best Prices Joyner Motor Sales Call 1000 Storage bases. Naturally, Cronln is reluctant to step aside as a player, but !( the San Francisco Irishman no longer Is satisfactory nt shortstop, a position at which he once excelled, he certainly will be none too competent at second base. , A second basing prospect with a record like that of. young Doerr certainly should be given every opportunity with a club which Is badly In need ol a second baseman, . There Is only one way for Cronln to find out whether noerr can (111 the prescription, and that Is to play him. While Doerr docs not ipear to be the ty]M whose splrll easliy broken, assurance tliat the b was his would bolster his con- lence, one of the surest means Increasing a young player's cf- clcncy. ' For the best Interests of his club, ronln .should give young Bobby ocrr every chance to make a cnch manager out of him. : Pinky Hlgglns. nt Ihlrd base, .rcngtlicns the Ciold Sox olfen- vely. ». • -t Kejular at 1C A personable and i>ep|>cry kid not, weighing 170 pounds and standing 5 feet II. Doerr commence! playing when 14 as n member ol a l/os Angeles American Le|<tO! team that won the California am regional championships. Signed by the Hollywood Coasters when only 16 and Installed a: a regular without delay, he batted .259. He boosted his mark to .317 In the Double A A circuit In 1935 and when the Hollywood franchisi was shifted to San Diego last sen son he topped the loop's batter with 231 hits In turning lira bat rung' average of .341. He swiped 2 THE GOODWIN COMPANY E. Main Phone 15 -- - -•———- v.-ru-v^i. Huge Mammal | FOR SALE ATI BARGAIN PRICES 1 USfiD 30 FARMALL TRACTOR L.USED 20 FARMALL TRACTOR 1 USED JOHN DEERE TRACTOR HORSE DRAWN CULTIVATORS, PLANTERS, HARROWS, PLOWS ALL REBUILT AND IN GOOD CONDITION ELLIS IMPLEMENT CO. "THF/JOHN DEERE PULL LINE" 'axx SUII Slugs Jiiincs Emory Poxx doesn't cover s much ground nvouiid first bass s he old In Ills earlier days wllh lie Athletics, and he never did get ver too much terrain, but lie's sllll lie longest of righl-handcd hitlers. ')ic Slugger of Budlersvlllc Is shak- ni{ llic after elTccl.s of an attack Influenza that put him In bed, the \\i\y. Wltli Cronln and Doerr unable o piny at the same lime, Mcllllo 1111 around, and John Kroner, who came In so Imudy In 193C, the Gold Sax arc well equipped In the v?ny or extra Inficlders. Oilier Infleldcrs Aubrey Graham, a product of the University of Texas, and Archer Mnhnn, n (list, baseman picked out of: X'llanovh mid sent to Rocky Mount. The aold So.v 'did not hnvc enough good pitching lo go around In 1936, and scarcely will be .any better'off In that all-Important department this trip unless Johnny Marcim) recovers some of Ihe slclBhl-of-liand that made Ills purchase from the Athletics attractive Bob Drove Is a year older, and Ihe hitters' arc more nccustom<xl to string-pulling methods adopted-'by WPS Ferrcll when the Oullfovd Oulile's arm went-bad...Fritz Os- lermueller Is Inconsistent.- Jack Wilson'.has yeL to win his spurs. George Wnlberg enjoyed some success when the clubs let down and the slmdows lengthened last. lall, but Is passe. Next to Wilson, Jim Henry last season appeared the most accomplished of the newer crop. Stewart Bowers may come along. . Archie MeKaln, an icxperlcnced left-hander who grabbed 19 while losing 12 for Minneapolis, may be .of some assistance^, . Four collegians who pitched In the minors with various degrees o( success strive for places. They are Emerson Dlckiimn,'Ted Olson. Dick Mld- r. and Lee Rogers, n left-hander. Walter nlplcy showed enough sttilt at. Rocky be recalled, i • • '• .1 '' " '*, • ',. f -' : • '• 'Outlieid;Moil;ljnsi!(ji.ed ',' 'A.real"oiitfteld problem was ere-, ated' when'Eddie Collins gave Washington Hoy Johnson and Carl Reynolds for Heinle Mamish only to discover, that the . latter had reached the stage of brlttlencss alid safely, first baseball. ; ..'• Dusty.Vccokc Minneapolis in the .Fabian Qaitke. transaction. 'Oaflke hit ',3«; for the. Millers. •' Roger Cramer, who nnlshed well after a poor 'spring and summer, • alone 'Is positive of an outfield berth. 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Posts $1,000 Guarantee After New Officials Are Elected PARAGOULD, Ark., Mar. 25,— With Jonesboro definitely In the league, having posted Us $1,000 nlavm' salary guarantee with the National Association, the Northeast Arkansas league wfll be ready to open lus season with' six teams prepared for action. Interest In ,the Class D league centers . mostly around the debut of- Blythevllle, newest member of the New York- Giants' farm system. .Besides Blythcvllle and Jonesboro the other teams are Osceola; Newport and Ciiruthers- vllle <Mo.). Doubt. as to Jonesboro's berth In the league - developed when II ecame known .that the club had ailed to past the first $500 of Iti 1,000 guarantee with the Ration aP association. President Joe R Bertig of the league has now an lounced that Hie entire girarantei nov/ been posted by the nev onesboro officials, headed bv Hoy Bolesas, president. Other officials are Roy Sjgler, vice president, Lowell NSanning, secretary-treasurer, and Dr. J. T. Alllmn. George kfcTaxar, w. A. Kimbreil and Fi-ed Hogan, directors. The league's schedule is to be eleascd soon .with the first half the split season lo open on tfay 6. Dr». Wert & Wert OPTOMETRISTS Over joe Isaacs' Store "We MAKE 'EM SEE" Phone 540 Short-tailed shrews, weighing only 11 grams, can catch and kill mica. Let us figure with you on electric wiring, repairing, and motors or Diesel engines, CITY Phone 206 ELECTRIC SHOP NowContracting Bean Acreage for Spring Crop BLYtHEVILLECANNING CO., Inc. R.D. HUGHES & CO. TIM E t. V for the right to flank the Mtma- hawkln ball hawk. •', ; Mills, who hus had trials with Cleveland, the St. Louis Cardinals, and Brooklyn, drove In 134 runs In hitting .331 for .Rochester. Dallessandro, a -squatty Italian, compiled a ,321 batting mark with Syracuse. , Even though Cramer lashes himself bock Into the form that led ta hl-s purchase from the Athletics, there Is grave danger of. the G'old Sox outfield' being• mong the weakest offensive units in;cither major wheel. Cramer never was much of a hand for smacking in ; runs. • Rick Terrell, who makes 'easy work of It, does practically all of the Red Sox catchliig, so the others are', rather unimportant. ..... i They are tlie learned and psren- nial Moe Berg, a splendid receiver, anil .Qenc; Desautels 'and Johnnj Pea cock,' ; besau tcls .•- who went from Holy Cross Iq'pctrplV.ln' 1930, last year as a member of the San Diego Cos a ters .was touted as? the. best of minor' league [backstops/ .peacock a versatile collegian,'batted .331 :h catching • na -games • for Nashville .With Billy -Evans, the old 'um pire and former general manage: of the Cleveland Indians,' in chargi of Gold - Sox farms, .Yawkey now intends to build a It cost' the . lumber heir • one o his many millions and then som to find out lhat"he'couldn't-bli one. hick A. C. To Meet At They all look alike... but one is a CHAMPION i 93 PROOF A L polo plajcrs may look alike —but on performance one man. is awarded topjranking. In the bottle and in the glass, all" whiskies may look alike. Rut on the palate, Windsor shows those superior qual- ilies which make it a champion in its price class. Try abottlcl CLOTHES The biggest meeting of the Chick- saw' Athletic club yet is planned or tonight at the city hall, begin- ng at 1:30 o'clock. With 'heads of the membership ommlttees to report a me'ririer- lilp' of. aroiind 100. the half-why nark In the club's . membership ;rlvc will be reached and as club iffictals , say, Ihe "corner turned" nd the club on its way toward the iltimato goal of 200 members. Definite plans for club activities .urlng the spring and summer months, will probably '.be formulated ind all view' members," as well as ild. are /urged to attend the;ses- :idh by Ihe club heads. ; ' > '. 'Clarence H. - Wilson, club ; president, is expected to preside at the meeting. . . •. ' By ERSKINE JOHNSON NEA Scn'lcc StalT Correspondcnl Caught on the fly in the Cal fornla major league tralnin camps: Clay Bryant, relief luirler. is II sweetest guy on the Chicago Cub squad. Puts seven lumps of suga in his morning coffee. Waltc Hoyt, Pirate pitcher, tun ed up at Snn Bernardino with a tan three shades darker than Joe Louis. Spent the oft season In Hawaii. .. Louis Comiskey, hefty owner of Ihe Chicago White Sox, accompanied his team to Pasadena. Entrained from Chicago in a specall suite four-poster bed. Tuck Statnback, Cub outfielder, picked up extra change during the winter selling pajamas in a Los Angeles department store. Won two gold stars for salesmanship. Charley Root, gnarled Cub mound veteran. Is feeling the twangs of old age. Uses a foot stool when he eats. A pair ol rookie catchers trying out with the White Sox have names that would qualify them for most any football team. They're Messrs. Kenneth Sylvestrl and Ed Skoron- ski. George Rcnsa, another Pale Hose rookie, is mad enough to crack a jat over someone's noggin. Lost his baggage somewhere between Chi cago and Pasadena. Fighting for a spot In the Cub backstop 'department Is Haroli Sucme, fresh from Birmingham Suemc once studied for the priest^ hood. Manager Pie Truyiior of the pi rates couldn't remember his speech when posing for movie newsrcc men, Muffed his lines through fou takes. President Bill Bcnswanger of th Bucs is a pipe smoker, A foul pipe smoker. Pitcher Red Lucas brought a new set of golf clubs to the Pirate camp but Manager Traynor won't permit anyone on the links IhLs yeah Thinks it's bad for Ihe eyes and the swing. ..,'• .Uniforms on some of the White Sox rookies look like they were bought with soap coupons. Some of 'em are at least four sizes too big. Rip Collins, new Cub first baseman, is a whiz at juggling a baseball. Puts on an act funnier than the three Rit?, brothers combined. Frank Demaree, Cub outfielder who got a $1500 raise via the holdout route, Is practically recovered from his auto accident.. Wears only one bandage—over his right eye. Both the American and National League batting champions arc training In California—Luke Appling at Pasadena and Paul Waner at San Berdoo. Boss Jimmy Dikes of the Pale Hose excels at after-dinner speeches as well as pep talks. May start charging for the orating If requests ct too numerous. Thinks $25 for aft'cr-lunch speeches, and $50 for after-dinner talks would be fair. The same Mr. Dykes, who preceded his squad to California by three weeks, didn't do so well at Santa Anita. "I own at least three nags," he says, • Vernon Kennedy, ace White Sox inrler, split s finger the first day In camp. Mr. Kennedy split the finger when he picked up a Pasadena bathing beauty for the benefit of newsrcel cameramen. Big Jim Weaver, 240-pound, 6- foot, 6-inch Pirate pitcher, tried to buy a pair of shoes In San Bernardino bul none of the merchants could accommodate him. Finally he got 'em In Los Angeles. TIMELY for EASTER! They were made for eacli otlici' Easter — the season «hrn thr fust stir of Spring is abroad, and man dons his newest and proudest garL« Anil Timely Clothes — celebrating all that is. crisply new and handsome in a man's suit or topcoat — raiment he can wear with genuine self-estecia and marked distinction! -•• Go Timely on Easier Sunday — and you'll go proudly for months thereafter! Step in now while a full selection of Timely suits ami topcoats KWiiits your Selection.' Merit Suits |22.50 Up 32 up Prep Suits §19.75 Up Sarah Bernhwdt was born a Jewess, but was converted to the catholic faith. D. & P. L. NO. 11 PLANTING SEED (A Pure Strain) Original seed obtained direct from the breeder anrt planted by us for two years. No other cotton planted or ginned on this farm. Reasonably priced In even weight 100 Ib. bap. Special prices on carlots. Innulre F. A. Rogers, Manager, CLEAR LAKE FARM Route 2, Box 81, Blythcville Phone 1500-F11 A Spring Tonic tW lifts you up, peps you up—makes you feel like a million. "Sing like Dance and glow with Royal Six Beer —the weather-conditioned brew that says More Power to You! Order a glass — 6-bottIe bag —or case today and you'!! like itl Distributed by MIDWEST 1 DISTRIBUTING CO. - Blythevillc, Ark, - Phone

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