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FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 19M BLYTHEVILL1! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE KIN* If Doby Continues His Hitting, There'll be No Halting Chisox L»rry Doby Hogan s Pupil Plays Ben-Like In Beach Open MIAMI BEACH, Pla. l.fi— Gardner Dickinson Jr., one of Ben Ho- By BEN OLAN Larry Doby, the hard-hitting outfielder of the Chicago White Sox whose hobby is stage plays, is taking a lot of bows this spring. And if ne continues his lefty hitting in the regular season there may be no stopping the Sox. The team from Chicago's South Side has not won an American League pennant since 1919. In U 10 last few years, their trouble hai been a lac* of power. pnhy nnnr.fivablv ran be the . guy to supply it. He hit 26 homers (or Cleveland in 1955. Doby 31, was acquired from the Indians last Oct. 25 in a trade in which shortstop Chico Carrasquel and outfielder Jim Busby left Chicago. Doby is doing better than all right in his new uniform. He's hit- .ting a cool .438 in the Grapefruit League with five home runs and 12 runs batted in. Yesterday, he slammed a pair of homers and drove in five runs as the White Sox sent Milwaukee down to its fifth straight exhibition defeat 8-6. Doby connected off Lew Burdette and Lou Sleater. both times with Minnie Minoso on base. Meanwhile, both the Indians and Yankees lost. Jim Wilson, Baltimore's veteran Sub Goalie Stars, Rangers Upset Canadiens By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Gordie Bell, a substitute goalie with vast minor league experience, got an automatic $50 raise when he stepped into the New York Rangers' nets last night against the powerful Montreal Canadiens. And he earned it. Filling in for the injured Gump "Wdrsley, Bell turned in a sparkling performance as the Rangers defeated the Canadiens 4-2 in one of the biggest upsets in Stanley Cup history. The victory enable the New Yorkert to even their best-of-seven semifinal series at 1-1. In the other semi-final round in the Beach Texas, were targets today second round of the Miani The young pros—Maxwell, is 26, Dickinson 26—played brilliant golf, worthy of Hogan himself, as each posted an 8-un.der-par 64 In yesterday's opening round. They were , land batters in six innings and also homered for • ' for four runs in six Innings, was the losing: pitcher. Vinegar Bend Bobby Adams the winners. The Yankees dropped a 7-5 decision to St. Louis who got homers from Stan Musial, Bed Schoen- three'strokes better than the best dienst, Wally Moon and Bob of the rest.' : Rand. Bullet Bob Turley, touched Bon'i AjjiiUnt Dickinson, who once was an sistant to Hogan and who tried to pattern himself .after the bantam of the fairways, breezed In late with a 30 on the back nine to pull Into a tie with Maxwell. Their 64s tied the record for the 6 577-yard Bayshore Club course with its pax of 36-36—72. Shelley Mayfield set the record in this tournament this year. Veteran Pete Cooper of Detroit and Sam Urzetta ol Rochester, N. Mizell picked up The Boston Red So pennant contender, Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1. righthander Frank the victory. Sox, another AL nipped the Boston Sullivan the Detroit Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 to take a commanding 2-game lead. A Bars.ln at S100 Bell, called up from Three-Rivers of the Quebec League Just prior to the playoffs, made his first National Hockey League appearance Frenchy in American Debut Meets the Tiger By MURRAY ROSE NEW YORK (AP) — France's Charley Humez, European middleweight king, makes his pro debut in the United States tonight as an 8-5 favorite over "spoiler" Ralph (Tiger) Jones in a television bout at Madison Square Garden. The ring-worn, 28-year-old coal miner, has been made the , choice on bis unbeaten streak of 17, his European reputation and his knockouts of countryman Pierre Langlois, a long-time campaigner in America, and Germany's Ha.ns Stretz. On the basis of the aggressive, wade-in styles of both, the fight to be a slugfest all the will be broad- figures way. The 10-rounder tender. The Tiger is a real test for Humez. Jones soundly defeated Hob- inson 14 months ago, before Sugar Ray regained the crown. also stopped Ernie (The Jones Rock) in 10 years. He was paid $50 for sitting on the sidelines while Montreal slammed seven goals pas Worsley in the opener Tuesday night. His salary for last night's champion effort was $100. and Carl At that price Gordie was a bargain. He turned back 32 shots in a steady and, at times, spectacular job. cast and telecast (NBC-TV, radio, 10 p.m., EST). The Frenchman has a cauli- flowered. left ear, a bent nose. scars over both eyes and two gold teeth as evidence of his willingness to mix it up. The 28-year-old Tiger, from Yonkers, N. Y., is an old favorite of TV fans because of his enthusiastic swinging. Humez, long reluctant to leave Europe, finally decided to invade this country when he realized that Y., former National Amateur champion, shared third place with 67s. A stroke back were Mike Souchak, Jimmy Demaret, Bob Inman of Detroit; and Leo Biagetti of Willoughby, Ohio. ~~ Doug Ford, current PGA champion, and six others were bunched at 69. Thirty-five broke par In the first round and another 21 matched it The field will be trimmed to the 60 low pros and 10 amateurs, plus ties, for the final 36 holes. pitched five scoreless Innings. Norm Zauchin, a pinch - hitter, singled home Jim Piersall for the game-winning tally in the ninth inning. To Art Fowler of Cincinnati went the distinction of being the first pitcher to go nine Innings this KEDBIRD HOPES — Vinegar Bend Mizell shows Cardinal teammate Stan Musial the strong left arm with which he hopes to win 20 games this year. Cards "are counting on him for that many, Mizell picked up a win yesterday from the New York Yankees, and was tht first pitcher to strike out Mickey Mantel this spring. ****** Who'son first? Wally Moon ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — St. Louis Cardinal Manager Fred Hutchinson is reluctant to name his regular lineup this early, but Wally Moon now appears to have the edge for first base. The main reason is his hitting. Picked to lead off in on effort to give the Redbirds 1 big guns someone to bring home, Moon has shown his ability. He belted a pair of singles, walked once and hit a home run against the New York Yankees yesterday to raise his batting average to .361. With the score tied 2-2 after two periods, Bronco Horvath scored the winning goal at 42 seconds of the third session while Montreal was a man short. Dean Prentice added an insurance marker at 14:10. The Bed Wings, defending Cup Champions, came from behind to dump the Leafs. As In their o'pcn- was the only way he could get a shot at the world 160-pound title. He is ranked right behind Sugar Ray Robinson (Bobo) Olson, the ex- champ. Jones is the No. 8 Con- ing game, won by Detroit 3-2, Toronto grabbed the lead In the first period, this time on George Armstrong's goal. Alex Delvecchlo tied it up for Detroit in the sixth minute of the second period and Ted Lindsay got the game-winner at 19:05. Lome Ferguson made it 3-1 at 14:39 of the final period. Durando of Bayonne, N. J., in six rounds last June. The Rock kayoed Humez 2J4 years ago in paris, i nthe sixth. That was the last time the Frenchman tasted defeat. He drew with Claude Pilazzo, beat him in the return and swept the next 15. His record is 83-4-1 with 41 knockouts. The Durando disaster was his only knockout loss. Jones has a mediocre 38-15-3 record. Hannibal Licks NYC Tech HUTCHINSON. Kan. Of)— Moberly. Mo., will play Kilgore, Tex. and Hannibal-LaGrange of Missouri will meet Pueblo, Colo., tonight in the semifinals of. the National Junior College basketball tournament. Hannibal ran up a 109-89 score in beating New York City Tech last night. Art Day made 38 points for Hannibal and Bob Keller hit 37 for the city tech Pro Basketball Semifinal Playoffs St. Louis 86, Fort Wayne 86 St. Louis leads best-of-5 series, 1-0. WORLD RECOKD—Mike Agot- tini, 21-year-old Fresno StaM College sophomore Jrom Trinidad is all smnes inese days after breaking Mel Patton's world record for the 220-yard dash with *.. 20.1 clocking. Agostini al»o ran the 100 in 9.4—one-tenth off th» world mark. He'll represent nil native land in the Olympics. Bead Courier News Classified A<to. FABULON the fabulous floor fin The "bpwiing-oMc)' 1 ' finith t MISSISSIPPI COUNT* LUMBER CO. 1801 W. Main »• 5-"* 1 Spring. He gave up 11 hits, seven i nthe last three frames, as the Redlegs downed the Washington Senators 10-3. In other games, Duke Snider's three-run homer in the seventh inning gave Brooklyn a 4-2 victory 'over Detroit and home runs by Willie Mays, Daryl Spencer and Ed Bressoud powered the New York Giants to an 8-1 triumph over the Chicago Cubs. Cage Coaches Anticipate No Big Changes CHICAGO W) — The National Assn. of Basketball Coaches will vote on proposed rules changes today although no major alterations are expected. More than 400 association mem- .^—., —, „ -- bers are attending the three-day] College succeeding Bud Foster ol meeting which will t* followed by Wisconsin as president. sessions of the National Basketball Committee. Any action taken by the coaches will have to be approved by the national committee. Coaches yesterday approved a recommendation to eliminate .the home-and-vlsltor Inside " positions on free throws and award both spots under the basket to the defensive team. 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