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PACE nx BIA'THFAMLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS •UESDAY, JUNK 1, 10,)S afiensberger Aids Cardinals' 'ailspin With One-Hit Shutout; i/ants Take Over National Lead *T Carl Unite* rrn* Sparta Writer KTW YORK, June I. <UP>—On« thine about ihe St. Louis Oril- i—they certainly travel at high iptfd In both directions And !iie the rare Australian bird who file* backward because he tut e*re where he Is going and wants to know where he has been, Ordinals were going In reverse today at » pace to alarm their Jlowera. +— —— 31-year-old veteran, i Ktn R»ffpniberger. who' has j Ecber. often but not too well, cap- their humiliation f-'sterday ken he pitched a near no-hitter, inking them with one dinky jgle, 7 to 0 after after the Reds to won the opener, 4 to 3. The *lble dump was the second in as any "days for the Cardinals and Chattanoog* eir fifth defeat In a row. Atlanta Raffensberger's pitching was 'magnificent, He hail the crowd tense in expectation of a no-hitter until Nippy Jones delivered the spoiler, a single In the eighth. In Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE W. Nashville . .,..,,.,,,,31 Birmingham Mobile Memphis New Orleans Little Rock 28 25 32 20 21 n 15 Pet. .105 .«09 .595 .512 .435 .62 9 .378' Vols Continue Fast Clip by Taking Crackers 8-2; Chicks Lose Twice Mauri Rose Wins Speedway Race 1947 Winner Repeats With New Record; Bill Holland Runt Second By Ed Salnsbur.r (llnlttd Presa SporU Writer) INDIANAPOLIS, June 1. (UP) — Mauri Rose, n 135-pounder as small ss his racer is big. stepped up today lo collect * $20,000 check for winning his second solo championship Charley Workman's filth Inning !n the annual 500 mile automobile homer with one n-joara sent Carl race on the Indianapolis Speedway. [ Linqulst packing from the Atlanta By Gent Patterson UnlU4 PKM SporU Writer ATLANTA. Oa., June 1. (UP) — The process of culling the men from Ihe boys in Die Southern Association shaped to a pattern today with the hulking bullies from Nashville, Dirm Ingham and Mobile fattening on wins. Leo Twardy pitched his eighth victory against one loss by keeping Atlanta batters interested in his servings while his Nashvile matcK crowned the Crackers with an 8-2 shellacking last night. His tolal winnings will be mud more than that, nttd even Rose doesn't know how much he'll get for driving his Blue Crown car to victory yesterday at n record-breaking 119.813 miles per hour. "Us* first inning he walked Stan Philadelphia Musial and Whltey Kurowski and Cleveland from then until Jones got his hit, DO other Cardinal reached base. New York 21 Detroit .'. 19 He gave up one other walk, to w a ,mnKlon 11 Musial, in the ninth as the Card!- „ "^l, 8 1] nils tumbled out ot first place. The "?,° n M near-bald veteran from York, ^™*Z° tail •Pa. whose chief claim to f»me pre Yiously hatj been that he was the winning pitcher for the National ; Le»gue in the 19U all-star game, was backed with homers by Ted Kluszewski and Augie Galnn which Accounted for; five runs. In the opener rookie 'Hank Bauer's 13th homer, which put him into AMKR1CAN LEAGUE W. L. Pel. 26 12 '.684 23 U .676 15 .583 20 .487 17 .465 21 .441 23 .378 8 2« .257 Wilbur Shaw, a three-lime winner i of the annual Memorial Day grind | who later became Speedway president, said he would boost the purse as niuch as possible over the originally announced $20.000, depending on gate receipts. Last year Mauri, box. Bob Kalz and John Meyers failed to save the Crackers from their third itralght trampling by Nashville But the Vols' league lend stayed pegged at four All! games as Birmingham toppled Chattanooga 9-4 to stay up In the second place Joe Srheldt led a four-run Ilarofl InnliiR in the seventh with a two- i run homer Hal clouted anolh-.-r header 1-0 and 12-2. Ken Olseu flipped » three-hit beauty for the league champs in the seven-Inning opener to win his sixth victory while Bear bailer* pounded a dozen .safeties off Frank Hocr.st, including a round- tripper by Bill Hart in the fourth. In the nightcap, George iSholgun) Shuba forgot he was supposed to be hitting 'em Inside the park to play safe and keep Ills nc.ir-.400 hitting average posted atop the league. That's what his press notices said Slmba was doing. Bui the big Dear outfielder didn't suffer much percentage drop by swinging from his heels. He parked one of Bob Scluilty.'s pit- Welch Does Most Work in Win Over Lawson, Steddum Jewelers and Cleaners BIytheville Man's Rout Rice-Stix, Hart e j ... .... Teams in Softball Tilts StOIIIOn Wins at The Filzpalrick Jewelers and Ihc I St. LOUIS 5nOW Peerless Cleaners of the fliythe- Roy Welch, eldest of the jiotor- rille Y's Women's Softball league ious wrestling Welch Brothers, al-j lotirncrl the Walkh- Park diamond most single handed defeated Buck' Into a race track last night as (hoy Lawson and Bill gtccMum to claim \ pounded out lop-sided victories over ' w-.s a Muc r'b'JO'i victory for lie and his partner Jack i ihe Rice-Stix and Harts Bakery ' H. W. Wylle, 1157 West Iv was Dollfldc yesterday thai five-year-old stallion, "Prince winner in his H", the Hader In Ihc lag match feature of j teams. ' the American Legion's Wrestling! program last night, ( The Jewelers couplpd )8 hits with I near record number of Rice-Stix i ] stallion and gelding class at, ihe St. | Louis Horse Show last week. "Prince H". son of Hill's Wilson Allen, won 14 blue ribbons lasl year Hader. cues over the wall with two on Inlf^ wlth underhanded the second. And he hashed another to " .P"" 1 ""'™. Hader and the Bakers 29 to 5. ia<;i ntrhfs m = i,.v, , .,= .1. I Pe ''ry hurled for the Cleaners and I best to te M^l-rt ^ " C ° f the Mattered five base blows among five I best to be staged here m many _a, H art hitters. Little worked for Rice-! home run off Schultz's substitute, Roman Brunswick, In the eighth. Lou Kuchscr also homered for Ihe third-place Bears. 1'ebs 8, Pels 1 Down, by the doormal Little Hock and New Orleans linkererl four-bagger in the eighth to send along in a ding-dong liltting battle reliefer Hal Toenes to the Look out bnlh mat. Prank Rosso started and lost NATIONAL LEAGUE with Ken Keltner of Cleveland, Brooklyn 'for the major league lead, brake Chicago it S-all tie and gave Howie Fox a I-hit win. . . Giaob-Bums Split ! The Giants took over flrA place with a 10 to 1 afternoon victory at 'at Brooklyn after a 4 to 3 defeat to I Ralph Branca In the morning con- tot. ' In the afternoon Johnny Mize gat two homers and a single to 'drive in four runs and Slrt Gordon hit a homer, a double and two •Ingles in the 13-hit attack. The PWIa made U hits In a 8 to t Tictorr at Boston at eKn Heint- «lman won his third game. & •even-hit Job, but the Braves retaliated by winning the second game, 10 to 4. There were 13 Boston hits, three by Jim Russell lo make it easy for Warren Spahm to win his fourth game. The Pirates and Cubs divided at Chicago, Elmer Riddle winning his fifth ga«ie for Pittsburgh, 4 to 2, on aeren hit* after Chicago took the opener, 4 to 3, on the hitting at Andy Paflto. The Yankees, sparked by Bobby Brown, who made seven straight htta and waa on base nine times It av rowXtopptd the Senators 10 to 0 mad * to 4, at New York. Frank («p*c) Shea held Washington to, two hits in the opener for his third I victory and second shutout. ' The Athletics retained first place fcy splitting with the Red Sox at Philadelphia, winning 2 to 1 after losing 7to 0 on Joe Dobson'i four • hitttr ft* his fifth victory. Ted Williams' homer and Vem Stepheni* three singles gave Docison the hilling help he needed. IndUnn Win And last Cleveland slugged out an 8 to 3 decision over the visiling Browns. Lou Boudreau hit a grand slam homer and Jim Hegan also hit for the distance but Cliff Fanln cooled the Tribal bats with a four-hit, 6 to ,0 pitching Job in the nightcap. The Tigers trimmed Chicago, 4 New York 20 St. Louis 20 Philadelphia "... 19 Boston 17 tie Cincinnati l« W. L. Pet. .588 .571 .556 .500 .500 .462 .444 ,389 42-year-old _ South Bend, Ind,, automotive en-1 for Chattanooga. TJiB~Bni-ons"opc~n'- glneer who drives only one race a ed with their undefeated are, Jim Hedgecock. But his bid for a fifth victory fizzled under a three-run year, picked up $4,000 extra for his Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville 8, Allanla 2. Birmingham 9, Chattanooga 4 Mobile 1-12, Memphis 0-2. Little Rock 8, New Orleans 7. AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago 4-9, Detroit S-3. New York 10-5, WashlnRlon 0-4. Boston 7-1, Philadelphia 0-2. St. Louis 3-6, Cleveland 8-0. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York 3-10, Brooklyn 4-i. Chicago 4-2, Pittsburgh 3-4. Cincinnati 4-7, St. Louis 3-0. Philadelphia 8-4, Boston 3-lfl. Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE (All night games) Memphis at Mobiltv. Nashville at Atlanta Little Rock at New Orlearui. Chattanooga at Birmingham victory. Today his tab may be equally increased, or it might be more. More than 150,000 people jammed the Speedway grounds to sec Rose win Just ns he had done lasl year. Before that, nose shared first place honors In 1941 with Floyd Davis whose car he took over during the race. Track Record Broken Rose and the three drivers who finished next to him, Bill Holland, leading, Pa., third-place Duke Naon of Chicago, and fourth-place Ted' Horn—all broke the previous speed record for the 500 miles, set n 1938 by Floyd Eoberts. Roberts toured the track with an average of 117,20 miles per hour, more than two and one half miles under Rose's winning speed. Holland, running mat* of Rose, aver aged 119.141, Nalon 118.034, and Horn 117.844. Rose's victory was a near duplicate of his 1S47 (rlumph. From virtually the 250 mile mark on, it van all his show. He drove a consistent nice, heavy on the throttle, ami never was worse than fourth. As the front-runners dropiicd oul for gns and lives, Hose gradually moved up. Finally he took over first place st about 260 miles, and he never was headed. Rose picked up $8,000 extra In lap prize money, while Horn was in front nearly as much, winning $7,500. Nalon won $900, and Mays, who finished out of the money, had the rest of the $20,000. lookout barrage in Ihe third, Dick Palm spelled him and got the credit. Chicks Lose Twice The Mobile Bears flared up with powerful 23-liit attack to flatten Memphis Jn bolh games of a double- until the sixth when 'Ihe Pebbles scored twice lo win 8-7. I3ol) Mavis socked a rauiid-tripii- er for Little Rock In Hie fourth Al Piechota won for the travelers nnd Ralph Atkins, who moves held 1 and Welch won the first and third falls with Lawson and stcddum taking Ihc second. Hade/ and Welch copped the first round in 25 minutes with Hadcr ellmlnatinsf ijiwsrm In 20 minutes with a body pin alter Die srey-hairctl Lawso.i slipped on a crab hold. Welch then took care of Sleddum in five minutes with a double jackknlfe Steddum and Lawson bounced back to take the second in just 10 minutes with Lawson pinning welch Stix and was the victim of the Jew- nlers 13-hit ,iitack. minutes of monkey flips, beat Hadcr into submis- after 10 lasted until the sixth, lost for Ihe sion two niinules later and polished hapless Pelicans. ff with a body smother All series draw to a close tonight. Nashville finishes at Allan- la, Challanoga at Birmingham, Memphis nt Mobile and Lilllc Rock at New Orleans. MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS By Unlled Press Leading Batsmen: National League Player and Club AB R H Pet. Holmes, Boston 98 14 39 .394 Musial, St. Louis 145 34 57 .393 Gitstine, Pittsburgh 145 30 56 .386 Parker and Todd Win In Belgian Tourney BRUSSELS. (UP) — Prank Belgium. June I. Parker, frc.sh from Blalntk, Philadelphia 103 22 28 .369 I pionsHns Ashburn, Philadelphia 143 2fl 52 .364 - victory in Ihe French championships, was rolling along in the direction of another title today as he went into Hie third round of the Belgian International tennis cham- The third fall s ol off to a flying tarl with Lawson taking care of lader in just seven minutes with a jody pin. welch, his Cherokee turner at boiling point, entered the mg and promptly set both Lawson nd Steddum down in eight min- Ite.s. Steddum with a double nckknife and Lnwson with a bcdy In the two one-fall preliminary bouts Welch defeated Steddum in 2 minutes with flying tackles and a body pin and Lawson beat Hader n 10 minutes with a crab hold. American League Player and Club AB R H Pet. Williams, Boston Boudreau, Cleveland Zarilla, St. Louis Brown, New York Evers, Detroit McQuinn, New York Home Run; Keltner. Indiana 13 Snuer, Reds 13 Williams, Red Sox VI Kiner, Pirates U DiMnggio, Yanks 10 Mitsial, Cards 10. 139 35 52 .314 128 13 4fi ,360 125 16 44 .352 111 19 39 .351 144 18 49 .340 100 13 31 .340 Parker, former U.S. National champ from Los Angeles, won his second round match yesterday fi-om Andre La Croix of Belgium, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Mrs. Patricia Canning Tortd ot LaJoliii, Cal., storm center of a dispute in the Paris tournament, won her second round match women's single* from E. Scholten of Holland 6-2. 6-1. NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Brooklyn. Only game. AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at Philadelphia. Washington at New York, night. Only games scheduled. Grocers to Mix With KiUowatts In Softball Series The Hays Store Grocers and the M'Murray Breaks Record [ deVeate°d ^n.*'in^'thT'Blythevllle In Panama Golf Meet PANAMA CITY. Panama, June 1. (UP)—A new tournament record of 283 strokes was put into the books of the Panama Open today by Johnny MacMurray,. former University oi Mississippi golfer. Y's City Softball League, will meet Stymie Places Second In Belmont Running NEW YORK, June 1. (UP1 — Stymie's all-time record for money winning was pushed up another ; notch today but there were lots of honors, loo, for a pert filly named Harmonica. Harmonica, a four-year-old miss from Arnold Hunger's stable, surprised a record crowd of 63.499 nt Belmont Park yesterday when she scotled home Iwo lengths in front of stymie in Ihe $50,OCO adtlcd Sub Manila Legion Juniors Win from Dyersburg Nine MANILA, June 1.—The Manila Junior Legion Baseball team de featcd Ihe DyersburB, Tcim.. junior j legion learn 2 to 1 In a game play- ' ed on the Manila diamond Sunday afternoon, Monte Milligan hurled fnr Mailla giving up only Ihrec hits and linking oul 10. Bobby Holdcn pitched from Dyersburg allowing eight hits and striking out, seven. I Now Open 10 a.m. till 10 p.m. AIR BASE SWIMMING POOL Lifeguard on duly at all times $5,000 Liability Insurance Look r kids! Free day every Friday morning 10-12 a.m. (Water Will Be At Safe Level) Managed by frwin Jones am day in 72, clipping eight strokes off the ,_.„ „ ^ u «...^.. (sw , .old record for the four rounds ot to I w Dizzy Trout was helped i 'he open. to hit fifth victory via Eddie Maya's but on in- three-run double, but the White .Box von the second game, 9 to 3, on 15 hits four by tony Lupien, Yesterday's star—L e f t y Ken rBiflensburger or the Reds who pitched a one-hit, 7 to 0 victory :'over the Cardinals after Cincinnati «lso won the'first game, 4 to 3. Volcanic Furj The volcanic Mount Pelee, Martinique, after 51 years o! activity, on May g. 1902. gave vent to its pent-up fury in a blast that j sent a stifling cloud 13,000 feel into the air. As this steaming mass 1 reached St. Pierre, people died liksl files. , •t Walker Park tonight In an all- out battle for first place in the league standings- Tile Grocers and Kllowatlcrs will meet In the first game of tonight's double-header with Ihe Sullivan- Nelson Chevrolet nine tangling with the cocoa Cola Bottlers In the Kilo- the g The Ark-Mo-Hays till is expected to be a tighl uitchinj; duel between Jack Whittle of the Grocers j and Stewart Gurley of the KUo- winters, provided both hurlers are ready for action. However, Manager Charley Moore of the Kilowat- lers indicaled early tills week lhat he may call on Bill Denton to face Whittle in the all-Important contest. urban Handicap. Stymie, the oikls- on favorite took second by Ihrce lengths over Colosal. 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