The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 15, 1956 · Page 6
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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 1956 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Cordinols Bat Tigers Again Chicago Cubs Have Nine Men in Outfield By BEN OLAN The Associated Press The competition for regular outfield jobs on the Chicago Cubs is tighter than a bank- vault after closing time. Manager Stnn .'"act said 'today, regular campaign begins April 17. Drake and Sauer got one hit apiece and Irvin and Moryn went hitless yesterday as the Cubs snapped the Giants' four game winning streak 5-2. Rookie third "once it gets straightened out this -team might cause' some trouble in the National League." It'll take a lot of deciding because the Cubs, seeking to improve on their sixth-place finish of last season, have ^almost as many outfielders as some team? have pitchers. They include Hank Sauer, Monte Irvin, Walt Moryn, Jim King, Solly Drake, Gale Wade and Bob Speake. Then there's Eddie Miksis. tabbed for utility, and Ted Tappe, a .260 man in 23 games for the Cubs last season. Some of 1 tiw experts are giving the nod to Sailer, Drake and Moryn. But there's still lots of spring training to go before the * * * baseman Don Eaddy clubbed a two-run home, run- for Chicago, which got four-hit pitching from Sam Jones, Don Kaiser and Johnny Briggs. The Cincinnati Redlegs handed •the — world — chara^iua — BrnoklynTky" turning in a one-run job for Dodgers their fourth defeat in five ...... ---------- "" """'"' starts 6-3. The Redlegs scored all their runs in the sixth inning. The St. Louis Cards scored five times in the third to beat the Detroit Tigers 7-4. The rankees Spilt New York Yankees had good and bad news for their fol- Musial Lifts Average to .444 ST. PETERSBURG, Pla. (AP) - A blend of hitting and pitching, i factor largely absent in last season's seventh place finish, gave the St. Louis Cardinals a sweep of their two-game series with the Detroit Tigers, 7-4. , Stan Musial, who raised his spring average to .444 with two hits, and Tom Alston, with two hits and three runs batted in, led the attack against the Bengals. Bill Sarnl, battling to" keep his catchers Job, added a two-run triple. Lefthanders Harvey Haddix and Luis Arroyo and righthander Wll- lard Schmidt collaborated on a seven-hitter. A five-run third inning aupplied the cushion. * lowers. The regulars bowed to the Boston Red Sox 2-0 while the "B" team nipped the ittsburgh i- rates "A" squad 8-5. The Red Sox got four-hit pitching from Bob Porterfield, Frank Baumann and Jerry Casale. Tommy Byrne was a wild man for the Yankees, walking four. He was charged with the loss. In other games, Bobby Shantz sent Kansas City's stock up a bit three innings although the Athletics bowed to the Milwaukee Braves 5-2. Rookie catcher Ear] Averill homered in the seventh inning to give the Cleveland Indians a 7-6 victory over . the winless Baltimore Orioles. Washington scored nine runs in a third-inning rally sparked by Julio Becquer's bases-loaded triple to beat hiladelphla billies 10-8. the Philander Smith Out of AAU ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (/P)—Arkansas last entry in the national AAU women's basketball tournament, Philander Smith College of Little Rock, was eliminated by the defending champion, Wayland College of Plainview, Tex., 80-19 last night in a quarter-final game. Bessie Hanson was high for Philander Smith with seven points. HARRISON JUNIOR GIRL* — These Harrison High junior girta finished the 1955-50 basketball season with a spotless 8-0 record, and stretched the skein of the team to 35 wins without a loss over a three-year span. The girls are (front row, left to right) Jamie Sims, Atlois Farmer, Shirley Stratton, Earlee Vampk, (second row) Juanlta Taylor, Dorothy Johnson (oapt.). Ester Broadwater, Emma Cannon, (back row) Alice Haynes, Dorothy Thurman, Wealthy Williams and Lula Mae Gray. The coach is Ira Young. (Courier Newi Photo) 'Old Man' Middlecoff Favored ST. PETERSBURG, Pla. UK Gary Middlecoff is becoming, at 35 one of the old men of golf. Bui "Old Doc" itill figured as the man to beat in the J12.500 St. Petersburg Open' which started today. The former Memphis dentis warmed up for defense of. his title with several fine rounds. He never went above 68 and had one 64 over the 6.489-yard Lakewood Country Club course, where par Is 72. Can't Take It "I can't take that steady grind anymore," the lanky Tennesseean said. "I'll never play more than two tournaments without a break now." " , . Like BenTHpgan and Sam Snead before him, Middlecoff is pacing himself. He has entered 'six of the 10 previous tournaments this year. He won two, was runnerup In one and fourth in another. Middlecoff won here last year with a 274. • Jack Burke Jr' and Jimmy Demaret were among top threats to Mlddlccoff's bid for a repeat victory. Both ,-are two-time winners Mere. Burke.'"set the L«ke-.vooci course record with 2M in 1952. That was !U unaer par; The field ,|I«> 'Includes Pete Cooper, who won here In 1949; U. 8. Open winners Jack Fleck and $100.00 IFOR YOUR OLD ST<W (In Working Condition) ON ANT roU. SIZE Florence Gat Range [Hubbard & Spi •rnllart Phone 3-44Wl| Ed Furgol; Ted Kroll, only pro other than Middlecoff who has won two tournaments this winter; and such regulars as Doug Ford, Bo Wininger, Chick Harbert, Al Besselink ind Bob Toskl. Life at It* Beit! A Jay of...a line horse under you. You signal your mount and gallop awn... that's life at iti best! When the iInJowl l«njtli«n on the bridle path ii't time to rid« in for Jfourbon at Us Bestf KENTUCKY STRATOrrr BOURBON WHISKEY A *moothet Kentucky hourLon tine* 1820 $155 SIM SIM . IM «.:.•. * </5<W. * : «• HILL t HILL CO., DIVISION Or NATIONAL DISTILLERS PRODUCTS CORP, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, it HOOF. , Podres Goes in Service Monday NEW YORK (AP) — With the quickness of reflex action, World Series hero Johnny Podres has been ordered to.report for military service next Monday in a selective service move within 24 hours of a blast at draft boards by Ted Williams. The induction order was released beating the Yankees in the World yesterday, taking Podres, who southpawed the Brooklyn Dodgers to the world championship last [all, by surprise. ."I guess this is.it," he said at the Brooks' Vero Beach, Fla., training camp. "I'll fly home (Wltherbee, N. Y.) and spend a few days with my family before I go. "I thought I had at least 30 days." Podres originally had been ordered to report for induction today by his Ticonderoga. N.Y., draft board. But it Was expected he would receive a month's grace when he obtained a transfer to a New York City board. Williams Swings Tuesday, Williams, the Boston Bed Sox slugger who twice served as a Marine pilot, swung from the heels, declaring Podres was called up because "he got famous by Series." Williams blamed Podres' call on "gutless politicians, gutless draft boards and gutless sportswriters." Podres. 23, had been classified 4-F because of a bad back. He was reclassifled 1-A Dec. 21, but may yet be rejected wehn he takes his induction physical. Col. William H. Boughton, New York state selective service director, said, "As far as I know, Podres was processed in accordance with selective service regulations and law." Podres is due to report for induction here at 7:30 a.m. Monday. Pro Basketball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York 115. Philadelphia 108, Boston 122; Syracuse 103 Minneapolis 100, Fort Wayne 96 Arkansas Heavy KO's Opponent CHICAGO tfP) — Crowe Peele, a 180-pound Arkansas heavyweight, knocked out Felix Antonio, 176, in the third round ol a semifinal bout here last night. Peele, formerly of Fayetteville, Ark., fights put of Baton Rouge, La. He once was a member of Louisiana State University's boxing team. The Peele-Antonio fight was semi-final to the Carmen Basilio- Johnny Saxton match for the world's welterweight championship. Needles, winner of the rich Fla- mlnen at HialP"* 1 , '« *•*"• ""**• son of Ponder, winner of the 1949 : tucky Derby. Houston Next Foe For Mustangs LAWRENCE, Kan. Wl — Oklahoma City and Southern Methodist look like the teams to beat In the western regional semifinals of the NCAA basketball playoffs here tomorrow night, and Kansas State and Houston could be the clubs to do just that. The OCU Chiefs, making an unprecedented fifth straight tournament bid, take on Kinsas State, Big Seven Conference kingpin, in the first game at 7:30 p.m. (C8T). In the second game, at 9:30 p.m., Southern Methodist meets Houston. Winner of the Saturday night wlndup will contend for the West championship at Evanston, 111., March 22 with the far western ' representative. 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