The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1948 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 10, 1948
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(ARK.V COUJHEK Osceo/q's 16 to 6 Victory Over Lutes Bulldogs Puts Indians on Top in Missco League Standings ' Osetolt's r*snp>«lnf kuUtm took e>¥»r sol* owrwahlp of first pJ»c« 1st M>» Mississippi County Buetwll Le»*u* standings ye«t«rdajf with a eMivtaesne M to t victory over the !»**« Wort Bulldog* In a |«nt played on trtt LutM dlsAWiid I' Hi oUwr legist gaffiM MumtMr Mine had to go 11 innings belon «ub- a stubborn BlythcviU* Chick odtTIt I to • and the Victoria Red Box U» team's tint toaeue victory with an I to I win or.r th» Hajra More nine at IX*wood. e> the only perfect rtcord ot th« le*«IM. The low threw. LuUc into a second place Ue with Number Nine. John Henry McHaffey was the pitcher, yielding u> ruiu on hits in the four innings that hs worked. He was relieved in the fourth by Bill Dentqn who gavs way id Charles Hicks In-the ninth. . E. J. Baker opened on the mound for the Indians and got credit for hi* first victory desplle the fact that he had to be relieved by J. T. Gonnera • in the third. Conners worked the rest of the way and yielded only two ninR in the fifth Inning. • Chicks' Krrocs CuoUy Number Nnle prospered on a walk and two/straight Blylheville Chicle errors to push across three runs in the last half of the 11 innings In a tame* played here yesterday annex- Ing their second victory in three start*. , Lefty Lopee O'Kane, working In relief; got credit for the win with the Chicks' ace J. A. Lloyd, charged with the loss. Charles "Doc" Baigcr Louii Predicts Knockout lit He-Match with Walcott BEAR LAKE, Mich., May 10. (UP) —Jot Lotilt, world heavyweight boxing champion, eiccptu no arguments about the decision In hl> rematch with Jtrsey Joe Walcott June 33. "Some one is going to win by knockout," Joe laid today, "and I'm going to be in there trying to put over the knockout punch just u> fast as I can. "I'll l» good and strong for this one," Louis said. "I expect lo weigh 2IS pounds and I'll catch him thin time unless he Jumps uver Ihe rop?5 and ruin back home." Joe won a split decision from Waicott In their first meeting, last December, and the verdict was highly unpopular. Borons Defeat New Orleans Twice; Vols Keep Pace With Twin Victory Bf Ja*k Harvey (IMIU4 Frew Sports Writer) ATLANTA, Oa., May 10. (UP) — A M-ye*r-old Irishman named Thomas O'Brien, who helped his Birmingham Barons replace the Nash- vlllc Vol* at the top of the South- earn Association heap, today seemed to be out to replace a couple of Vol individuals at the top of th« loop's batting pile. Terrible I'homaj, who roams the; outfield for " . _ . clouted two dlnlant horn* run* In the first »»m« u Nashville won a wild 14-12 contest. Circuit blows accounted for nine of the Vol runs, <i Etwood Qrant- h*m and Forrest B urges* also hit for the circuit. Surges* added another homer In the second game to help big Ben Wade, Just down from a stay with MONDAY, MAY 10, 1948 Ken Keltner Hits Three Homers As Indians Trip Boston Twice ^rr^sr^a;^ LwESS thl, year. Wud. allowed 10 Kits, as "/ ° U J £?« » w 'f? me hits, as <"<i three Memphis hurleni, but the By Carl United Free* 8]Mrt« Writer MEW YORK, May 10. (UP)There was big news In the big leagues today, news about a ragbag ball club 'and iU m-year-old "miracle man" manager, news about new home run star, and about y of shut- sluggers, the New York Oiants. That wasn't all. In the heels of lefty Harry Brecheen's one-hit al- Phils on Saturday, Frank She Moblie, In third place, was unable columns. The pitcher who held the jolting bianuTto three safeties in a duel with Dave Koslo that was scoreless until a Blytheyille Entry Fifth lit High School Golf f v*nt LITTLE ROCK, May 10. (UP) — The Arkansas Athletic Association My Request Withdrawn from Proakness List BALTIMORE, May 10. (UP) — Calumet's one-two punch began pair If unearned runs In the elxhlh son * nd last S'«>r'6 singles Cham- gave Chicago a 2 to 0 decision'. It '" "" "'"" was Meyer's second great showing, his first being a one-hitter over the Cards. Shea Bead Sox The cocky Shea seemed well on Baseball Standing* SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. I«. Birmingham Nashville ' 16 7 15 7 " w e oss. aes oc aigcr | ^jo^ue • 13 1 oj>ened on the mound for Number i Memphis ','. ........ lii 10 Nine but was showered from the hill j Atlanta .......... 12 li ' ..... In the sixth inning when the Chicks i New Orleans pushed across three runs to force nm e Rock Chattanooga ahead fl to 4. John Blair was the Chick's slarter' but gave way lo Lloyd in the sixth. Number Nine got to Lloyd for a walk and two singles in (lie eighth to knot the score and then went on 4io win in the league's first overtime match. The game was played on the Walker Park diamond. ' Victoria Red Sox Win : Victoria's Red Sox pounded two Hays. Store pitchers for 11 hits and eight runs to Jump Into the win column for the first time. Lee Weidon, the Sox's ace turned In a nice relief job to get credit for the wltj. He relieved White, the starting pitcher, in the tilth inning. Dick Sexton started on the mound for Dogwood but was replaced by f C. Whittle in the fifth. Sexton was charged with the loss. L Next week's scheduled will find the Blythevllle Chicks playing at Dogwood, Number Nine invading Osceola and Lutes meeting Victoria at Victoria. Pet .696 .682 .619 .545 .462 .364 game, after O'Brien had a pair of singles In the opener. It all added up to a fat .414 batting average for the Irishman, and that left him in third place In the league in that department, A pair of neat pitching performances also helped the Barons ult away the rioublt bill. Alex Ronay held the Pels to four hi Is in 8-2 ; 3 Innings, only to give way to Dick Palm, who got credit for the win when the Barons look tin game In the 10th Inning. first most-perfect-game victory over the, his way to a no-hitter against the of | sad Sox at the stadium when Bob Kennedy broke it up with a dinky single In the seventh. Shea went on to win, 8 to 0, on five hits, but he definitely eased up after that. II was a fine performance in which opener to win hb third victory » to 2. Roy Whitaker But to Connie MacK ».;d his as- nlshlng Athletics went most of the plaudits. The A's, now posses- victim for the defending champs slllg tne l£ln i! est victory string of the The Bear, came back in the sec- campaign, trimmed the Tigers, 10 ond lilt to cop an > to S decision In '" 5 and s **> •*• yesterday to make a seven-Inning affair that saw' 11 e 'B nt in a row. Connie's kid pit- seven pitchers parade to th« mound. ' c hers and his castoff lineup shone and Saturday. C. J. Hlxson of Fort Smith defeated C. F. Harris of Arkadelphla 6-0, 6-2, for the singles title. Mix- had two new golf and tennis cham- . scaring off the Preakness hopefuls plons today after the state contest] [ today, but there were still eight challengers In the probable field, after My Request bowed out, Shortly after Calumet announcirfiv i :hat Coaltown would join Citation in the second lap of the duel for .lie triple crown on Saturday, Ben F. Whitaker pulled My Request out of the race. We'll give mm a snort rest." Whitaker said, "and then point him for the withen Mile at Belmont, May 29." - pion, Charlie Jones, won the doubles contest, 6-1, 6-0, in the final over Mage Honeycutt and Allen McClure of Nashville. Billy Hugh Brown of Little Rock posted 137 to win the golf championship. John Paul Jones of Fort Smith stroked Z40, and Bobby Levine of El Dorado, rode out . the Pair Park course In 143. Brown and Eddie Kendall had a combined score of 295 for the doubles title. he struck out eight batters and he' *•• B - Gee Jr - of B| y'heville. last was helped by homers, a three run 1 5 ' ear ' s ! hird plilce willne ''. was shoul- blast by Tommy Henrich, and by Charley Keller George McQuInn and Billy Johnson with the bases empty. The Senators toppen me Browns at Washington, 3 to 1 getting all RUM Opllnger finally emerged the ' brilliantly all the way. In the open-1 of their runs off Rookie Ned Gnr- winner tor Mobile; Norman Brown, who opened for the Crackers, was er six runs in the first inning, three | ver in the first inning on a two run on a triple by Sam Chapman, made'single- by Johnny Sullivan and a It easy for Joe Coleman to notch I steal of home In a double theft by John mound Hoffman won hi» second ! ". victory of the year In the" 1 . 150 " pllt I*"' bill.- The the second game. Rookie Lou .,.„ ........ „„., ...... , , c , ....... . , - . . nightcap, limiting the Pels to eight , < ir °PP«< a « to 3 contest to the Brlssie won his number three tri* B !T -_!,-.. i- .- .L.- .. -------- _ ----- 1. >,..» li scattered hits. Vi>l« Whip Memphis Twlc* a« much trouble pulling away Irom seven Innings and win, 17 to 8. I Little Rock and Chattanooga, bat- ' his second victory, Coleman struck j Mickey Vernon. Walt Masterson lling It out for the league cellar, o" 1 scven and scattered nine hits, wit'.i relief help, scored his second ' " ' _ . . - viclory. » The Cardinals took over first place In the National, following Drecheen's great Saturday night job with a 6 to 4 victory over the braves nt St. Louis in which they batted out lefty ace Warren Spahn. Trailing 3 to 0 on home runs by i Lookouts In the first Rosso, »mph, but It took I held them to seven hits, but they ' I" the eighth lo came roaring back In the second ! him. a four put It away for But the Baroiu were having Just ] game to bash "out fi bingTes" iii i Doubles by Barney McCosky and Buddy Rosar were the big blows dered into fifth snot with a 147 total in the 36-hole medal play. Qee toured the first 18 in 76 strokes, 11 over par, and rallied, slightly on the second 18 with a 11. the Nashville Vols as O'Brien was Stuart went the distance for the. In the inning. Eddie Joost. spark- having In catching two pesky Vol j uui e Rock win, giving up 11 JJts.'plug of the streak .hit safely in Jeff Heath and Jim Russell, the batten. but five Lookout huilers coulon't t both games to make it 15 In a row'Can' AMKRICAN LEAGUE W. L. , The VolK snapped back from 3-game losing streak at the hands of the Barons to win a double bill ~-. I from Memphis and stay Just half ~,U, l» game back In second place. And Charlie Gilbert and Earl York added enough hits to maintain their UcvelnnU 10 Philadelphia 15 New York 10 Washington g St. Louis < Boston ;i ^ Detroit I Chicago ' 3 Pot. .714 .706 .625 .471 .W2 .412 .400 .214 stem the Traveler tide and Joe for him. Jones, who started, was the loser. The split left the lookouts still! in eighth place, two games back of "KloulitV Ken" Keltner of the Intl- ; lans who hit three round trippers Keltner Hits Three Homers The new home run star was Uttle Rock. A full card is scheduled for lo- | in a double victory over the Red night with single games slated for . Sox at Boston, 4 lo : In 10 innings first and second spot* | n loop bat- i Mobile at Atlanta, Little Rock at' and 9 to 5, giving him nine for the ting, ahead of O'Brien. 'I York matcher O'B NATIONAL IJCAGUE St. Louis New York Pittsburgh . Brooklyn . .. Philadelphia . Boston Chicago . .,, Cincinnati . .. W. L. Pet. 10 11 10 i I 8 7 7 .667 .611 .588 .500 .474 .350 Yarbro Softba.lers Defeat* Central to Lead 'Y'League Yarbro's grammar school soft- bailers, clad in new uniforms, defeated Central's Crimson on the Division street diamond 11-1 in "Y" leagiie play Saturday lo assume the league lead, while Siullmry buried Lange under an avalanche of runs for a 3a-5 victory. This win gave the Yarbro boys « oiean slate of three victories and placed Central in/second with two victories against one defeat. In* the opening game. Sudbury pounded Billy Burnham hard 'for II runs iei the first inning and 11 hi the fourth, while Leon Privett was holding the Lange batters to four hits and five runs. Several errors by the Lange team kept them in the hoie most of the game. The Sudtiury team was much Improved over previous performances ani still looks like a threat. ; In . trie second game, Yarbro knocked Bobby Hodge out of (he box in the first inning as they pushed across five tuns, then addfi two each in the second, third and lourth cantos. LeDon Gilbert replaced Hodge and held the winners V 3 four hits over _the remainder of the route. Wniker started on the hill for Yarbro and allowed only two hits until the lourlh when he was replaced by Wheeler Gracey. Central had their big inning in the fourth when the team tallied five markers on as many hits. Walker's triple and two doubles led Ihe Yarbro hitting, while Clarence Hall's triple was the big blow for Central, scoring three runs. Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 14-7, Memphis 12-2. Little Rock 3-17, Chattanooga 6-8 Atlanta 9-5. Mobile 2-8. Birmingham 3-5. New Orleans 1-1. (First game, 10 Innings). len. ' Chattanooga, New Orleans it Bir-1 season nnd the mnjor league leader-' aiien's brace of'mlngham at Memphis at Nashville, |ship. He got only 11 all last year AMKRICAN I.KAGUK Cleveland 4-9, Boston 1-5. (First game, 10 Innings). Philadelphia 10-5, Detroit J-J. New York B, Chicago 0. Washington 3, St. Louis 1. NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 14-8. Cincinnati 1-9. Chicago a. New York 0 Brooklyn 14-11, Pittsburgh j-io. St., Louis 6, Boston 4. blytheville Sportsman Re-elected at Convention LITTUS ROCK., Ark.. May 10—K. A. Nelson o[ _ Blythevllle. was re- tilecled vice-president of the Ars Witdlire Federation at nn election held duriiiK the closing •session o f the group's state conven- ,ion here yesterday. Other officers elected were Dr. 8. A. Drennen of Stuttgart, president to succeed Jay Myers, of Waln;it Mclge and W. A. Apple of Little Rock, re-elected secretary-treasur- , er. . ] Before ad'journlng the sportsmen asked the State Game and Fish ' Commission to prohibit deer hunt- j ing with small shot,, -small caliber i rifles and small gauge shotguns. 1 Tlieie weapons inflict "injuries, which are not Immediately fatal." . lliey said, but cause the deer to die Inter. Tne federation also asked the U S. Fish and wildlife Service to M Mgn more than one game warden o the state; and requested the Inle commission lo recommend to lie feu'eni! service that duck hunters be allowed Uj shoot ducks 30 ninnies bclore sunrise and to increase the bag limit from four to six du^ks daily. • and, with a puny .257 average, had been considered strictly a liability in Cleveland's 1948 plans. His second homer In the opener touched Leahy Again Named Coach of All-Stars _*ITT/-« - f*,f~. m _ ,_ , , ._. .n-v-u-iiu iiuiiji,* *ii me UJJVIIC1 HJUtJlCU CHICAGO. May U. (UP)-Frank of( a three run rally In the 10th Leahy .Notre Dame's perfectionist i hat gav e Bob Feller victory over football coach, will break precedent j oe Donson In a duel this year to coach the college all, it 'was Feller's third win. Ted f^'h ,i° r M ? C °' U ! succerss ^ e " me Williams, runner-up in the homer, £ i J 11 ,, ! P ions of ' he Nil- derby, got one round tripper in Pcewec Reese to wrap up the opener. tlonal Football League, the Chi- each game while Larry Doby rookie Yesterday's star-Ken Keltner CHKO Cardinals, In Chicago Aug. 20. ! Joe Tiplon also homered for Cleve- Last year Leahy directed the col- ; land In the nightcap. leg ans to a 15 to 0 victory over (he ' Cleveland took the league rds attacked Spahn for all of their runs In the sixth and seventh. Phils Triiimp Reds Twice The Phils got excellent southpaw pitching and terrific hitting to beac. the Reds. 14 to 2 and 8 to 0, at Cincinnati, pushing the losers into last place. Rookie Curt Simmons won his first game, and Ken Heintzelman. pitching his second straight shutout, gave up only four singles in the second game. Rnlph Kiner's two homers and a good relief Job by pitcher Rip Sewell gave the Pirates n 10 to 8 triumph over the Dodgers after Brooklyn won the opener, 14 Io2. at Pittsburgh. The Dodgers scored 11 runs in the last two innings, four on a grand slam homer by lead who hit three homers and took ove: the major league leadership with nine, as the Indians defeated the , onlcago Bears and will be the first ; by eight percentage points even i Red Sox, 4 to 1 and 9 to 5. man to coach two successive all j though the A's were half a game] star teams. to the good [ n th( . won Rnd lost t Read Courier News Want Ads. Dial 4261 Opening 7; Starts 7:30 Last Time Today "My Wild Irish Rose" (In Technicolor) Dennis Morgan and a giant musical east Warner News; Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Tonight "OVERLAND TRAILS" with Johnny Mack Brown •) Cartoon and 5th Chapter "Adventures of Rex and Rlnty" SATURDAY OWL SHOW "DICK TRACY MEETS GRUESOME" . with Ralph Burd and Boris KarloH ALso Cartoon Monday and Tuesday m Tuesday Magnificent- Doll" with Ginger Rogers and David Niven • Serial "Tex Granger Also Shorls MISSCO LEAGUI Osceola 16, Lutes 8 Number Nine B, Blythevlll* (11 Innings). Victoria I, Dogwood I. Today's Games SOUTHERN I.CAUUE Night games: Memphis a* Nashvilli. ivfobite at Atlanta. New Orleans at Birmingham. Llttl* Rock at Chattanooga. NATIONAL I.EAGUK New York at Chicago. Boston at SI. Louis, night. Brooklyn at Pittsburgh, night- Onlj games scheduled. AMERICAN I.EAGUB Chicago at New York. Cleveland at Boston. St. Louts at Washington, night. Only games scheduled. Cubs Option Pitcher* CHICAGO, May 10. (UP)—Kight- hand hnrlers Ben Wade and Don Carlsen have Vieen optioned by the Chicago Cubs. It was announced Saturday. j Wade goes to Nashville and Carl- MISSCO I.F.AOUK W OsCfols 1 Lutes J Number Niu« 5 Victoria 1 Blythevlllt 0 Dogwood 0 . L. Pet 1.000 .667 .6*7 .500 .000 .000 Armorel Tigers Win 14 to 2 From S/iuwne* The Armorel Tigers defeated the £hawne« Independents M to 3 in their second home game of Ihe year played in Ihetr new park yesterday aiternoon. Burl Wilson and Kellett were the big guns of the Armorel ittacK .slamming out one home run eacn. Dean led Shawnee's hittlnj with a triple. New Theatre Manila's Finest Show* EVER* NIGHT ••i Open* Week Dan 7:** 1 .• Mallnec Satardaj A 8«nd«j SSL-San. 1 f.m. Cant. 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