The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1956 · Page 7
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WEDNESDAY/MARCH 21, 1956 BLYTHEVILLF (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THIRTEEN 'THESE DON'T COUNT, KID' Now Comes 40-Yeor-Qld Mox Lonier This Spring 'Old' Men Turn Their Thoughts to Baseball By BEN OLAN The Associated Presi ' In the spring a young man's thoughts turn to many things. Some of the older guys ar concentrating their efforts on winning jobs in major league baseball. Ellis Kinder, 41, Is. trying to find a new lite with the St. Louis Cardinals. Sal Maglie,. 38,. Is outMo show Cleveland he still has some left in his right arm. Howie his appearance of the spring yes- earned run made possible by tw Max Lanier . Pollet, 35, Is be ing -given ». try out. with the Chi Sox . leased by the ^ Cubs. And Wally Westlake, 35, is .bidding for an outfield spot with the Philadelphia Phillies after getting the pink slip from Baltimore. Now comes Max Lanier. Forty years old last August 18, the southpaw pitcher is being given the once-over by the Phillies. Out ol baseball last year, Lanier made Dizzy Trout Gets In the Act, Too MIAMI, Fla., Wt — Former Detroit Tiger pitching star Paul (Dizzy) Trout, now retired, says he wants to make a comeback. Trout joined the Tiger squad three days ago and has pitched batting practice since his arrival. "I swear he's faster now than he was three years ago," catcher Prank House said. "He has got as much stuff as a lot of the guys we've got." Trout says he's willing to go with anyone who'll have him '. "I talked to-Charley Grimm the other day when Milwaukee played in Lakeland," he said. "And after I find out how I stand with Detroit; I figure I'll talk to both Blr- dle Tebbetts and Fred Hutchinson. Both Cincinnati and St. Louis are looking for' pitching help " terday, pitching two innings as the Phils trounced Washington 7-1. He gave up two hits and a run. Lanler's big league career has been.like an elevator. It was "up" when he won 15 games in 1943 and 17 in 1944 for the St. Louis Cards. It was static when he jumped to the Mexican League in 1946 and was; banned from the 'majors until reinstated three years later. And it hit rock bottom when he was released by the St. Louis Browns 'in July 1953. Operated Restaurant In 1954, he pitched for St. Petersburg of the Florida International League and Beaumont of the Texas loop. He operated his restaurant business In St. Pete last year, then got hungry for baseball again and induced the Phils to let him show his wares in the Grapefruit League. In other games yesterday, the Chicago Cubs, with home runs by Ernie Banks, Hank Sauer, Walt Moryn and Ed Wlnzeniak, walloped the Indians 14-7. The Cincinnati 'Redlegs rapped out 13 hits to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-3 behind the effective pitching of Rudy Mlnarcln and Tom Acker. The Kansas City A's rallied for three runs in the ninth, two oh Harry Simpson's homer, to edge the Milwaukee Braves 7-5. The St. Louis Cards snapped the five-game winning streak of the New York Yankees 3-2 on an errors by Yankee pitcher Johnn Kucks. Dusty Rhodes slamme two homers and a double to lea the New York Giants to an 9-5 vie tory over Baltimore. And th champion Brooklyn Dodgers wo their third exhibition in a row clubbing the Detroit Tigers 8-2 o a nine-hit attack against Bob Mil ler and Joe Presko. Babe Back in Hospital TAMPA, Fla. l/n—Babe Zaharias s going back to Galvestbn, Tex., oday for another medical checkup. The great golfer said she has been suffering a recurrence of the 1 lains which have been bothering ler off and on since she was treats ed at the John Sealy Hospital in Galveston last year for her second attack of cancer. MOOf m <«iiiu« mnmiK to. IIK. • rim, u. 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Santee -Might Sit Out Saturday's Chi Run The site selected is a strip 700 feet wide extending north from the Mayflower Olmstead Road to the lake.. This site is a small part of the 4000 acre tract that the Com-: mission received from the War Assets Administration after the close of Camp Robinson. The Commission is agreeing to help clear a boat lane from the water's edge to Lane No. 5 so the Air Force personnel will have adequate access to the main part of the lake. If the area is accepted by the Air Base the Air Force person-„ nel will develop the site in such a way that will fill their own special need. The site contains an old field which probably will be used for soft ball and other fames. Air Force - personnel will be required to have a resident fishing license before they will be permitted to fish at Lake Conway or in any other waters in the state, The amount of land offered to the Air Force is adequate for their need and at the 'same time will not interfere with the previously announced Commission's plan to develop the main portion of this 4000 acre tract for quail and other upland game. The Commission welcomes this, opportunity to help the Air Force personnel feel at home and enjoy their.tour of duty while serving in our state. « . * * THE TROUT SEASON will open April 1 and remain open through November 30. The waters of White River from Bull Shoals Dam to Calico Rock, and Norf ork River from Norfork Dam to mouth of said river, have been heavily stocked with trout and should furnish excellent sport during the coming season. The above waters have been designated as trout waters and artificial bait may be used there while fishing: for trout only, from April 1 to May 15th, inclusive. ,Of course, if a Black Bass should be taken during this period it must be released immediately. Also for the period April 1 through May 15, ca--"!t fish within 100 yards below a dam. -Two-Arkansas Grid Contests on TV By ED CORRIGAN NEW YORK (AP) — It's a brand new ball game, as they say. First, Wes Santee had his innings, then the Amateur Athletic Union came on fast and today the contest between the two is deadlocked. Right now, Santee, America's, (her pleas today. It's a possibility ' that he'll make his decision today. Santee had .won three other court battles. After he was suspend^I, he obtained the injunction and ran in a couple.of races. The AAU was turned down by the Appellate division when it sought to premier miler, is out of the Chicago Daily News Relays this Saturday. Justice Walter A. Lynch of the New York State Supreme Court saw to that yesterday when he refused to continue a temporary injunction which barred the AAU from enforcing its lifetime ban on Santee. Ruling by Saturday The jurist, however, can—andj probably will—make a ruling in! the case before Saturday. If he decides in Santee's favor and grants a permanent injunction, ; then the skinny Marine Corps! lieutenant is free to run anywhere, any time. If he rules in favor of the AAD, the ban—imposed by .the Executive uommluee Feb.—19 Santee was found guilty of accepting excessive expenses for some .meets! DALLAS W—Two of the Arkansas j last year—goes back into effect' Razorbacks' football games will be for good. televised next fall Then Santee's only redress the AAUj he supreme; Redbird Pitching Looks Slick Again BBADENTON, Pla. M»-St. Louis Cardinal pitching has been so surprising In spring training that the club's weak hitting isn't causing much concern. 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