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PAGE FOURTEEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY «, 1MI Bums Wreck Record Book With 19-1 Rout of Cincinnati NATIONAL, LEAGUE Brooklyn Nev York Chicago Cincinnati St. Louis Philadelphia Boston Pittsburgh 30 7 20 8 16 13 15 14 15 16 13 15 11 IS t 37 .741 , .. .714 Vi .552 5 .511 6 .484 7 .464 1" 2 .423 8>,j .157 IT/z Cleveland Washington New York Boston St. Louia Chicago Philadelphia Detroit AMERICAN LEAGUE W Ij Pet. OB 21 11 n 13 16 13 17 14 17 16 14 17 11 16 8 21 .656 . . . .561 3 ,582 3'/a .548 3!i .515 4'i .452 6',i .407 1\'t .21611^ SOUTHERN Mobile Chattanooga New Orleans Atlanta Blrmingha m Nashville Little Rock Memphis . ASSOCIATION Won Lost Pet. 23 23 24 22 21 18 15 8 16 n 18 18 18 19 19 30 .590 .575 .611 .550 .538 .4S6 .441 .231 Koslo Chills Cardinals 8-1 To Give Giants Even Break back in business at YESTERDAY'S RESULTS Southern Association Birmingham . 8, Memphis * Innings) Little Rock 3, Atlanta 0 New Orleans 3, Chattanooga I Mobile 2, Nashville 0 UO National League Brooklyn 19 Cincinnati 1 •t, Louis 3-1 New York 0-8 Philadelphia 7 Pittsburgh 3 Chicago at Boston, postponed ratn. American Detroit » Philadelphia 1 Mew York 5 Chicago 1 Cleveland 5 Boston 1 Bt. Louis 1 Washington 1 (M In niogs). TODAYS GAMM National Letfoe Bt- Lottis at Nev York Pittsburgh at Philadelphia. Cincinnati at Brooklyn Chicago at Boston By .TACK HAND AP SpnrU WriUr Call the cops! Murder, Inc., is Brooklyn. With 15-count 'em 15—record-breaking runs in the first inning, boss Chuck Dressen'a Dodgers dirl everything but bundle the Cincinnati Reds in a cement vest. And what did Dressen say? Maybe we snapped out of our hitting slump," That wins the rubber Ice pick as the understatement of the year. Dresden's Dodger ruffians even roughed up the little red book of baseball. The statisticians will be busy for days, typing new lines Into the old book. Five records got the rubber hose treatment while Ihe Dodgers flexed their muscles for the home folks in a 19-1 route of Cincy. They all got it in the first Inning when 21 men went to bat. scored 15 runs, 12 of them after two were out. and 19 successive batters reached base safely. Maybe they'll find new broken records when they sweep out the reckage at Brooklyn this morn- g, Here's what they found last f?hl. Most Rnnn an InnlnK 1. New modern major league rec- rd of most runs scored in an In- ng. 15. All-time high is 18 scored v the Chicago Cubs, Sept. 6. 1883. 2. New modern major league reo rd for most times facing opposing itcher In one Inning, 21. All-time igh Is 23, by those same Cubs in 83. 3. New major league record for uns scored in Inning after two 'ere out, 12. 4. New major league record for ost runs batted In in inning. 5. New major league record for ,ost men reaching base saffely In uccession, Ifl. Just for good measure, Billy Cox 'ee Wee Reese and Duke Snider ,ed a record by going to bat three Imefi in an Inning and Reese SnM«r,f Jackie Robinson, OH Hodg s, George Shuba and Rube Walker ed another by scoring twice In te •inning. To njb ft In. pitcher Chris Van Cuyk's four hils—two of them In American Washington at St. Louis New York at Chicago Boflfeon at Cleveland (Only $am« scheduled) Southern AaaocUtioct Ail night games Birmingham at Memphte Attanta art Little Rook Mobile at Nashville Mew Orleans »t Cha4*onoof« Major League Leaden Bf The "Associated FreM AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING — DiMaggio, Boston .M3; Mitchell, Cleveland, .342 Kell. Detroit. .340. RUNS — DlMagfflo, Boston, 31 Avila and Rosen. Cleveland, 20, RUNS BATTED IN — Rosen Cleveland, 22; Dropo, Boston, 7 HITS — Simpson, Cleveland an Rkzuto, New York, 42. DOUBLES — Lepclo, Boston KtU and Priddy, Detroit aad M: Ion, St. Louis, 8. TRIPLES — Simpson, Cl«velan and Delsing, St. Louis, 4, HOME RUNS — Rosen, CJev land. 8; Wertz, Detroit, 7. STOLEN BASES — Rltzuto. Ne York, 9; Throneberry, Boston an Avila. Cleveland 5. PITCHING — Marrero, Was' ington, 4-0, 1.000; Gromek, Clev land and Shea, Washington, 3-C 1.000. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING — Robinson. Broo lyn. .358; Musiai, St. LonLs, .34! Ennls, Philadelphia, .336. RUNS — Lockman. Neu- Yor 25: Robinson, Brooklyn. Adam tie big Inning—were on« more han h« had in his big league iRreer before night. It was n •omp for big Chris with an easygoing five-hitter for hi* third win. Ewell Blackwell. the fellow the Dodgers are supposed to b« trying to lure from Cincy in a trade, wa the first victim. When he left I was 3-0, two ot the runs com In on Snider's homer. Bud Byerl rjufckly rnn it to 1-0. Hnrm Wen meter raised the total to 10-0 an Frank Smith finally ran It to fn the 15-nm innint;, the Dodger had 10 hUs—eight of them singles— seven walks and two hi', batsmen Giants, Card* Split Brooklyn took over imdispute possession ot (he National Leagu lend because (he New York Glan split A day-night doiibleheartc ivith SL,Louis. Cliff Chambers shut: out the 1951 champs with four hits seven walks and two hit balstnen. Brooklyn took over undisputed possession of the National League lend because Hip New York Giants split a day-night doiiblchoarier with St.Louis. Cliff Chambers shut out the 1951 champs with four hits 1 to hand Larry Jonson his first loss the ,1-0 day game. But Dave Koslo, that old Cardinal jinx, came back to rack up St.Louis for the 10th straight time since June 11, 1950, In the 3-1 night game. Robin Robcrls of the Phillies won his seventh straight by turning back Pittsburgh, 7-3, the Pirates' 27th loss In 32 starts. Detroit's Virgil Trucks ran his hit less string to 15 2-3 innings in A bid for a second straight no- bitter before.Billy Hitchcock of the! Philadelphia A'* broke the spell! with one out in the seventh in- i ning. Trucks lost his control after the hit and had to bp removed in the eighth. Dick Littlcfield finished up his two-hitter for a 5-1 victory, Cleve)ond lengthened Us lead io three full games in the American as Early Wynn and reliefer Mike Garcia proved too much for the Boston Red Sox in a 5-1 night win. The St.Louis Browns helped the Tribe by knocking off second-place Washington. 2-1. Allle Reynolds turned back' Chi- More Good Pitchers Coming Up But They Don't Bother Musiai dai.'jjv RAGS TO RICHKS - Yo.shiro Shiral poses wearing the Japanese flyu-plpht. i it le b€lt. but. he has' a bctUT one now. He beat Dado Marino in Tokyo for the championship of the world in that weight. His manager is Dr. Ah'in Cahn. of Chicago, a botanist working with the U.S. Army in Japan. a-hrj wrote the National Boxing Association that he slart- od managing the boy as an "experiment." Cflhn wrote that Shi- mi's family wa=- destitute after the bombiuK of Tokyo and that he WAR fighting seven to eight times a week to support a family ol nine in two crowded tenement rooms. Aftor getting the letter, the NBA rated Shim a coniciul- rr and the title fight, resulted. IAP Wlrrphoto] Monopoly Hearing Report Tells of Land is Power NEW League. YORK (XEA)- By HARRY GKAVSON NEA Sports Editor -This is Stanley Frank Jlusial's 10th year in the National SS r liat changes had the greatest of ball players found in the old wheel since h« came cago with (Ive hits and delivered a triple and single In the New York Yankees' 5-1 win, their eighth In the last 10 gninns. The scheduled Chicago-nt-Boston game In the National was rained out. Grid Officials Form County Organization An organization of football offi- cin],s to help schools of Mississippi 1 Count.y obtain qualified officials for their games has been set up. The Mississippi County Football Officials' Association held Its or- roaring out of Ihe minors in the Fall of 1941? "More good pitchers," replied the srightcst of the Cardinals, That's what The Man said, rattling off names. Starting with Maglie, Jansen and Hearn of the Giants, he listed the Reds' Blackwell and Raffonsborger, the Dodgers' Roe and Branca, the Brave ' Spnhn and Bickford, the PhiU:e ' Roberts and Simmons, the Cub ' * ri * \ °Z***& Rush and the Red Birds' Staley— ** **? 'V&f $< offhand, like that. ' ' ^&. t] "And I'm allowing for my improvement as a hitter/' asserted Stan Musiai. "They're alt in since the war, which Ls when Johnny Sain came to the Braves for four 20-iame seasons. And the Army has a pair of pippins in Don Newcombe and young Chet Nichols. "I can't tell you why, but more good pitchers have shown up than Titters and playmakers." Musiai blamed himself for the 3t. Louis Nationals' stumbling start "I haven't been hitting in runs he explained, blasting t«'o two-run home runs and singling at Ebbeto Field by way of serving notice that he was about to shake what to him is a frightful slump. "I've been hitting just around .300." he said. "He's in a slump when he Isn't hitting .426," cut in Red Schoendienst. HOW TO CURE A SLUMP What does the live-time league batting champion do when his hit ting falls off? "I concentrate on just getting the fat wood of the hat on the ball. Justi swing a little." meeting it," snjd MusiaL "I aim to [ While he played first base will- poke the ball right through the box, j ingly, - when called upon for the where there is the most room. r>r to ' " the opposite field. In hitting to the Stan at first outfield but he tike! opposite field, you cut doxn when sixth time in as many year?, the t distinctive Musiai feels he got a re- yotir i prieve when Dick Sisler was ob- tained from the Reds. That, put Musical In center field, He" would prefer to play right field became h« throws left-handed more naturally from there, but that happens to be the post Country Slaughter patrols best. Musiai has played all three outfield positions as teammate* wer« switched. AM the manager ht« t* do I* throw him the glove. MUSIAL,GETS THE ANGLES Musiai feels he can better rx>n- centrat« on his hitting In tht outfield. 'Playing first* ilidn'fc aftftct the hitting of big fellows like G*h- rig. Terry, Foxx and Greenberg, 11 he aidj "but they came by" the position naturally. 'I'm a career outfielder «nd am more at home there. There are a lot of things to think about and great deal of activity at first b«M, and T feel that RS the Reason pro- cresses something, b taken out oi me. i 'I would also prefer to play on* outfield steadily. It's important to know the angles of balls bouncing off the fences." Musiai had never played first base in, his life when Eddie Dyer handed him the glove in mid-season of 1946. First base can be vsry- confustn; to the uninitiated, especially when a ball is bunted or dragged between the pitcher and first baseman. Th decision -there Is tout?h even when the first baseman knows his wa around. \ But Stan Musiai played first bas a« though he broke In there child. It doesn't, take The Man long I get the angles. Joint League Meeting of '28 Is Told in Book •T GATLE TALBOT NEW Y O R K f«t — It h»i lonf been known that Judge KUICM* M. Landis, the first commissioner of baseball, wai in autocrat, and thai he and some of the clubowneri wrangled bitterly over certain •*•,,• pect* of the game, especially u * -, to whether the farm system WM beneficial or harmful. It takes, however, a reading at the government's new best Mile* "Study of Monopoly Power" to arn Just how tough a rooster th» dge really was and to understand ly the magnates wake up scream* X when they dream that the old irlst with the white man* to back t th« head at th* UbU. The book, a report of Chtlmue mimiel CelUr'a lubeommMU* hich levMtlgatod baaebaU I** ear, giVM, amon» many cttMt therto Moret whibita, a wor*- y-word account of th* joint Wt«u« leeting of IBM, vtwn Luxiic •owled at the itart feat tw Tinted o know which club* owned or had irking agreement! with minor eagtM teama. H« 4*cptMd Meb ganlzatlonal meettne in the Blythe- Rookies Shine as SA Lead Changes Hands Hy VKRNON R1JTLBR AMoc4*t*d Prw* Sports WrH«r Bouthtm Association fan* who argue that it's much more to watch a bunch of youngsters on their way up than veterans on ttie w*y down had a very strong talking point today. " * Three rookie hurlers performed j dn&zling mound feats last night as t the tightly-packed first division | underwent another shuffle. Jay Ver Grouse, towering ymmg Mobile righthander, hurled the | Bears back into the league lead with a six-hit 3-0 shutout over Nash- vJllc High School gym last night and laid primary plans for the coming season. Horb Child*. Blytheville official who U; nctfn? a*, official spokesman Tor the group, said the organization is solely tnr (he promotion of better officiating for schools of county. The organization, he :-aid. Cary'Middlecoff Begins Defense Of Colonial Crown; 42 Entered FT. WORTH UP)—The fleld_wlll*~ be smaller but. t.hp. money will be more plentiful today as the Colonial National Invitation golf lournament moves into its first IB-hole round. Gary Middlecoff. the Memphis. Tenn., dentist, seeking to repeat the i with the championship, and Ben j Hogan. National Open champion fvill from Palm Kpring 1 ?, Calif., after his work along (he same line? as the Mississippi County Basketball Officials Association. Nine officials were present at liist night's meeting nnd more are expected to Join Inter. Mr. Chilrls j=aid another meeting Is planned for a little Inter In the summer at which time officers will be elected. Comebacking Hal Gregg Is PCL's Best OAKLAND, Calif. fyF>—Olant Hal Gregg quit baseball in disgust it the end of the 1950 season. The 6-foot-4 200-pounder was down physically and mentally. He became an orange grower last year in Anaheim. Calif., where he was barn and still lives. But Hal didn't do too well with the citrus, so he tried A comeback this year. Today, hr Is the No. 1 pitcher of the Pacific Coast League and one of the biz r FA sons second-place Moose Lodge Garners First BWL Victory ville. Don Cochran. 19-year-old New Orleans phencm. twirled Chattanooga, out of first place with a superb three-hitter as the Pels won. 3-2. Errors figured in both Chatt-1 f u " anooga runs, but Cochran was so hot even his mates' miscues could not stop him from racking up his fourth straight victory without a loss. The success boosted New Orleans into third place. Rocks Bl;\nk Atlanta Little Rock's Alex McNeilance, the third "rookie of the evening," the lead. His eight wins nnri no losses Include a seven-lnnlnp no-hit masterpiece n gainst Portland May 4. Major league scouts already are buzzing on the trail of the 31-year- 21. ties and tumbled the Crackers into fourth place. Fifth-place Birmineham needed Ion inninps to subdue the tailend Memphis Chicks, 8-5. The decision over Atlanta was the We show in 1949. He was sent, to "^ ts « cond shu |° ul In a , r ™ for San Franco that year, pitched in | McNe.Unce. s bespectacled Cana- winning one and losing dlan - smcc he Joined Little Rocs The Moose Lodge first victory in the Softball League yesterday afternoon by outsluggtng the 61 Implement Company PJowboys 11-6 at Little Park. A seven-run third Inning was highlighted by a towering home by first baseman Eddie Saliba :ed the game for the Moose. Saliba's hnme run W,IP onp, of the longest ever hit at Lit tip PaA. rolling nearly to Dougan Street. Sonny Lloyd and Jack Raw-lines also hit homer? for the Moose and Bob LCP Smith hit a four-master for the losers. Rawlings was the winning pitcher and Ott Mulling the lo-<*r. Amrr, United Life 4 (bird title in six Colonial tournaments, will be shooting for SI.000 more than they had anticipated. Six players withdrew yesterday to cut the field to 42 but at the j pame time, the Board of Governors | of Colonial Country Club, nnticipat- . ing a booming attendance, raised the prize money from 515.000 lo : 520,000. adding five places and boosting the amount for the 20 already listed. Top T*rii« Sn.fMM First place was r.i'.:ed frnm 43,000 to 54,000, second from 52,000 to S2.700. third from $1.400 to SI,375 and the other places proportionately. Oklahoma's chief threat Is the veteran K. J. (Dutch" Harrison, ransr up it? ! professional .at Ardmore's Dornick Bay = Window ' IJ '] ls - Country Club, scent of 515,000 open June 5-8. Another Oklahoma representative given top consideration among ths [amateurs is Charley Coe of Okla- that i homa City, former national amateur ' champion. Sam Snead of Whit* Sulphur Sprine*. \v. Va,. the hottest/felloe on the goU trail risht now. Isn'i playing hrre. He \vithrirew because of the travel involved and his wif is expecting a baby. 25,256 Wrest/ing Fans Watch Lou Thez Capture World Title LOS ANGELES OPr— Peace settled | the goal all the time, Lou Thesz over the nations! wrestling scene 1 St. Louis. oday and Los Angeles reaffirmed j Thesz, who Is 33 and weighed 22 is claim 35 a place of astonishing won the title u-hen he vanquished vents. Twenty-five thousand two hundred and fifty six persons turned out to see a wrestling show "last Cincinnati and Williams, Ne,v,- York • old rndundsmati who flopped out nf! Meads. nl implement Tel. 1 000 .son .sno the country. tight and they paid S103.277.1S for - For Uo minutes it appeared that he privilege. Wrestling people say Ihe match mieht be an old fashion,he marks were the greatest ever. ! ed wre.stlinp duel. But the Baron, And today the world heavyweight! his lone, bobbed curls' already in a champion, according to the Nation- state of sad disaray. began punch- al Wrestling Alliance which pre- ing Lou in the stomach with his sumably rules the sport, is the man fist, most everyone thought would reach i From then on Ihe affair followed 11*4 NBM Mv« cltib«, H U •urpHAlag to ead now, s»id they h*d BO firm onnections whatever. They bought n the op*n market. Of the rerruin- ng nine teams, only th« St. Louis Cardinals htd better than m truck arden by modern standards. BIlljW Evans said that Cleveland hadf* v dropped $14,000 the previous year helping support Terre Haute, fnd iwner Phi) Ball of the St, Louis Browns lamented that two of his iroteges, Tulsa.and M\itkogee, had . ost $44,000 between them. The next voice was that of Judgs anrfts. "I suppose in view of what you gentlemen have said about losses," le observed, "common ordinary rankness requires I should say to ,'ou my regret is that the-losses were not about "14 times that' much." "Thanks." Ball snapped, and with thai (he report of the '28 meeting comes to an end. They don'l make commissioners like the old judge any more. Breadon Got Mart By the time Ihe 1929 meeting rolled around, the owners obvious? ly realized that they had to go to the mat with Landis. He .had dur- f ing the interval made at least one- fiery speech denouncing the farm system. The late Sam Breadon, then president of the Cardinals, rose and let th« commissioner hava , it. Breadon received the solid support of his fellow owners. Ths judge, facing an obviously planned uprising, finally said that perhaps he had been mistaken, and a breach wns averted. But there 13 no record that Landis forgot tha Baron Miciiele Leone of Italy. Sup- ! incident. A decade later he nearly posedly this solidifies all the claims I wrecked Brsadon's farm system for the national title made around by making free agents of the bulk of Ihe Curds' young players. the familiar pattern. I.ou often restrained himself from utrly countermeasures and the dashing Baron drew the h!s : es and evil namet from most of the vast throng In Gilmore baseball park because of his ungentlemanly conduct. weak RUNS BATTED IN — Sauer. Chicago. 34; Thomson. New York, \ six came. 1 ; 28; Snider. Brooklyn and Kluszew- i four, ski. Cincinnati. 26. | He transferred to Indianapolis for HITS — Enni?. Philadelphia. 39: j the 1950 season, It was the snmr Musiai. St. Louis. 38: Sauer. Chi-i^ory of futility with the American cego and Merson, Pittsburgh. 37. j Association club. He worked in 1R ! DOUBLES — Mlisial. St. Louis 10; Williams. New York and Mer son. Pittsburgh, 9. TRIPLES—Thomson, New York, 5; Adcock. Cincinnati. 4. HOME RUNS — Pafko. Brooklyn and Sauer, Chicago, 8; Mathews, Boston. ~i. STOLEN BASES — Fondv. Chicago. 5; Jethroe. Boston. Reese, 1 contests and tacked up ! record. from the Buffalo Bisons. He whitewashed Chattanoopa, 5-0. last week in ll Innlnpp, Last night he yielded two hits after two were out In the i first inntntr, then retired 16 batters bofore allowing the third and lasl safety. Polly Rilcy Says Men Golfers Best Brooklyn and Mays, New York, 4. PITCHING — Ma^Ue-, New York, 7-0, 1.000; Roe and Loes. Brooklyn. 4-0, 1.000; Wilhelm. New York. 3-0. 1.000; Roberts. Philadelphia ahd Staley, Si. Lorn?, 7-1. .R7S. Co* Mot/ier* Rabbits; Maybe for a Feast? Clark Is Named Coach at Hughes CON WAY. Ark. '.4', — Jamc Clark, raptain of the Arkansas State Teachers College basketball tpam la=t ?ra;-nn. lias been named rase conrh and assislant football rnarh at Huehos Hi2h School. Swiss Government Searching for Oil BERN. Switzerland (API — The 5^155 federal eovernment bar- ivarne<i cantonal authorities that Uiey muM grant no oil ronce>Mon:> to foreign companies which would prejudice Switzerland's national independence or neutrality. ftorizn oil companies have oeen authorized by various cantona! governments to prospect for oil deposits In the fhale strata alon; ihe touthecn run o.' the Jura Mouii- MAHION, 111- Wi—The Bill Singers toll a hare-raising tale in uhtch NEW YORK (Pi—Pert Polly Ri- an apparently nice mother cat may ! ley. one of America'5 better woman! turn ollt to t> e the villain. golfer?, rioesn't think she'd have ! -p^y [ nunrt that the ca.!'s new ! much chancp if she had to piny j kittens were being nursed alone acamst the men. . ivuh two adopted bunnies. Mrs. | Before jailing for Britain with I Smier said Ihe bis cat was as een- j thf Linilcd stale* Curtis Cup team j 'If with Ihf wild bores as If they , I yesterday, the little Ft,. Worth. Tex., j were her own. However, she has cirl cot into the male vs. female tie-1 rausht and taten crown rabbits. hate stirren up ihis spring by Fred' Mrs. Singer sighed: "Maybe slip's Corcoran, head of the Ladies'pOA. i waitine until they grow up for the , ! "I'd like to see that projected! b ' s ferwt -" ] match between Babe Didriksen anrt ; Blllv Maxwell" she said. "It would be inlorcstinR and Babe mUllt win it if she had a \en Rood day and Maxwell had a bad one. But day; in and day out I don't think the ; girls woulrt have a chsnce. "On any given day one of Ihe women pros or the better amateurs might beat a good man amateur but I don't think it would happen more thac ibout tic fenea » yssr." Sse it now! HALSELL & WHITE FURN. CO Main & Division I Locomotive Heads Firm [ MARION, III. (/P) — Thrre men j stoke a railroad locomotive's fire- j box around the clock but It isn't ( going anywhere. 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