The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 10, 1948
Page 10
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PACE new BIATHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1948" Braves Continue Road Streak With U-5 Win Over Cardinals; Giants, Cubs Divide Twin Bill »J Ctrl I.midqnM ; United Fntt SporU WriU* * NEW YORK, June 10. lU.P.)—Giving the cluli with th» best road record th« pennant I* • tried and I rue baseb«ll axiom and H It. works In IMS, then the Boston Bravei with IS decisloni in JB trie* In other people'* imrks »re the club to b«»t. Tliat si a spectacular road record, but Ui» only troubk wtih the Brave* overall mark is that they have fallen down at horn* with a minu* A Lot of Tuna I and 1'2 mark In Braved' field. • None of which matter* to Billy Southworth, who patiently work! j along with a team until h« think* that It i« about to hit winning jtrlde, then lets it alone. When he •jiwnaged the Cardinals, he usually broke loose in Ihe stretch in August or efirly September to lake tha flas and this year, when he was a genuine cor.lemicr in the Braves, he Isn't likely to make his bid much «nrlier. Since leaving Braven' Field. Bos- Ion has won six games and lost two Inr the mark of any Eastern team on tile road. Philadelphia with i-3, New York with 5-4. and Brooklyn with 4-3, all have shown up with plus records over ihe Western ' clubs thus far nut the situation niay change. Cards Have GotMl Record Among the Western clubs which Of 48th U.S. Open IJOS ANGELES, June 10. (UP) — The gotting greaia and near-great! battling par in Iheir quest dom's moft eagerly-sought crown teed oil over Ihe Biviera Country Club course tooay in of the 4Sih U.S. Open Qolf championship. Defending champion is Lew Worsham, Oakmont, Pa., but he was completely overlooked in the pre- ournament selections. Instead, here was a rush of favoritism towards a pah of veteran campaigners v,'ho ucu'r before have won the rown: Beltin' B«n Hogan and Sliiminiii' Sam Snead. normally would bo improving tlicir positions with home stands agiiinst the East, only the Cardinals show > profit. They have won live and lost four while the Pittsburgh record is 4-4, rne Cincinnati mark 2-V and Ihe Chicago total 2-8 in the current invasion. La?t nig^it against UK Cards the Braves made 15 hits to score an 11 to 5 victory at St. Louis and advance within a game and a half of first place. Six runs in the second on a rally In which Jim Russell singled with the buses full, gqve Boston a lead it never relinquished The Grants remained in first jilace by 'hull a game, dividing a pair of games at Chicago. The Cub.i j ended a seven-game losing streak | by taking the opener. « to 1 when , Peanuts Lowrey singled in the ninth to put over the deciding tally. Clint Hartung gave up five hits to win hit third victory 5 to 1 lor the Giants In the finale. The. Phils toppert Ihe Reels at x Cincinnati, 3 to 2 when Dick SUler hit a three-run homer, his ninth ol the season to give rookie Curt'Sim- mona a victory over &well Blackwell, the Redleg ace. in a duel. Blackwell gave up six hits, Simmons yielding nine. The Pirates, behind Rip Sewell Tpho gained his fourth victory, defeated the Dodgers « to 4 with Ralph Kmer's thre« run homer In the first inning the winning mar,, gin. • ',_ Tine" Trip *'• V' In the American League the Tigi ers hantied the skidding Athletics V their fifth straight deleal, 1 to 4. y coming from behind twice as Dizxy • ..Trout won hus sixth game. George : -Koli hit a three run homer lor Detroit, to tie the .score in the sixth. Three runs on four single* and an , J «rror by Eddie Joost clinched victory In the seventh. , •'. •• Ealy Wynn pitched a neat four' • hitter to give the Senators a S to 1 victory over the Browns at Washington. II was Wynn's fourth victory and kept the Senators in fourth place. Wynn held St. Louis hitlesi after the fourth inning. Chicago at New York and Cleveland at Baston in the American League were rained out. Yesterday's star—Dick Sisler or the Phils, whose three-run homer defeated Cincinnati pitching ace, Ewell Blackwell, 1 to 3 In the huge lield of 171 contestants including lia professionals anil 42 amateurs, at least 15 were given a good chiincH to annex the world's must Important championship. There were nine former champions competing—but very lew were considered good enough'to meet tlie present-day competition. Along with Hogan and Snead, who both like the 7,040-yard course that requires long-driving ability, there were .such well-known names as Lloyd MLingrum, who held the crown in 1346 ;Ed (Porky) Oliver, popular Jimmy Demarel; Bobby Locke, the South African sensation ] of 1947. but a 19*8 also-ran to date; I and Jim Pel ricr, the Australian who won the 1941 PGA title. | Snead war, the hot man in the pre-tournament practice sessions. He claims a new putting stance and grip have improved his game :iuch that he can't miss. He has clipped par olf nearly every round he lias shot. HoRan, ol course always ii> at home on this course Hiui only six months SRO won the Lxvs Angeles open tournament on the same layout. Bears Go On Spree, Take Vols 73 to 7; Crax Edge Chicks 8-5 By <»rne Fatltruxi United Prt« SporU WrlAr ATLANTA, On., June 10. (UP) — The Mobile Bears snapped back at Nashville last night, and today they sat Just six games behind the Southern Association leaders. The pitchtr even though he was yanked In the third in favor of Luke Hamilton after the Bitom had collected four of their six runs. Ronay, hobbled by three Birmingham errors managed to blank the Travelers everywhere but the sixth IJruln.i rallied after two straight | when they garnered their pair of plastertngs to beat Ihe lar out of runs. So Little Rock stumbled back the Vols last night, C. A. r.yon o( Detroit, the old- cat entrant, ofllciiilly roKisleis at Cat Cay. Flu., the first tuna caught in the International Fishing Tournament. The veteran reeled in this 637-poumler alter buttling it (or 05 minutes. Vols last night, 13-7. John Hall ptu:nea all nine Innings for the Bears. And not even Charley Gilbert's two-run homer In the ninth worried Hall, who Mocxl reinforced by 20 Inud Mobile hits. It was Gilbert's 20th homer uf Ihe season. It was a night for comebacks In Ihe Southern. Birmingham shrugged off seven straight losses to beat Little Rock, 6-2. The •Barons ace hurler, Alex Ronay, hit his stride and doled out. seven hits to the eager Pebbles who languished today at the bottom of the loop. Chattanooga didn't exactly come l>ack. They were buried on the Ixit- tom of an 11-1 score by the new Orleans Pelicans who climbed out of the league cellar with the win. And fifth-place Atlanta kept driving to pocket four games of a five-tilt series with Memphis. The I Crackers won. 8-5. Oavldson I.osinc Pitcher Jenn Davlson was losing pitcher for Nashville last night. Mobile tagged him lor three runs In the second. And he was yanked In the lour-ruii fourth when it became apparent the Bears were batting for blood. Moisan and Burns fared poorly as Vol reliefers. And not even famous Nashville rally could pull the Shoulder Load to the cellar. Dleti Stops Lookout* It was Lloyd Dletz flinging a nif ty five-hitter for New Orleans that choked Chattanooga to a lonesome I last-Inning tally. Last night Lee Howard of New Orleans stopped the Lookouts on one blow. . Bill Kennedy pitched the route for AtlanU and yielded 11 hits while the crackers managed just nine. But the new Atlanta outfielder Ralph (Country) Brown, clubbed a homer with two on In the second to lead the way in making hll.s count. Southern parks will be blacked out tonight except at Mobile where the Bears play Chattanooga In the only game of the evening. Osceola and ftowah Legion Teams Plan Donkey Softball Game Tuero, Lamed Move Up In Memphis Tennis Play MEMPHIS. Tcnn., June 10. (UP) Top seeded Jack Tuero and second-seeded Gardner Lamed face' lourth-ronnd matches in the annual Southern Tennis Tourney here today while the third and fourth- ranked er.ties were already safely In the rninrler-Ilnals after fourth round victories yesterday. The first major upset of the tourney came yesterday when the veteran Bryan (Hltsy) Grant o[ A',- lantii. seeded filth was eliminated by Jimmy Evert, of Notre Dame University. 6-4. 6-3. Tile 37-year-old Grant was making his bid for his ICih Southern title. OSCEOUA, June 10—Osceola's first donkey Softball game of the year will be held under the lights of Hale Field tonight when the American Legion team of Mack Grider Post 150 meets the Etowah Independents. The game will be a four-inning affair to b« followed by a seven the fire, j Inning baseball tilt between th league-leaders out of Three runs In the ninth didn't i same two teams. The first gam dent the Bear lead. j is scheduled to get underway Len Perme lost as Little Rock's I 8 o'clock. Hggs to Defend Title n National Tennis Meet NEW YORK, June 10. (UP) — Bouncing Bobby Rlggs of Los Angeles, the defending champion, today headed a list of 16 seeded players who will compete in the 21st National Professional Tennis Tournament beginning Saturday »t famed Forest Hill*. Jack Kramer, who copped two itraight National amateur championships before turning professional last jear. was seeded second. Kramer, also of Lee Angeles, defeated RIBS' In «S out of 88 matches during a recently-concluded exhibition tour. Don Budge of Oakland, Cal., was placed third, and was followed by Prank Kovacs oj Oakland, Cal.. Welby Van Horn of Atlanta, Ga., Tom McAvoy acts like he is burdened down with this bluefish cntiRht at Cape Hatteras, N C. The five-pounder, taken on a liRht riK. is the largest blue bagged of! the Atlantic coast thus far this year. Carl Barn of Los Angeles, ajid Wayne Sabin of Bretton Woods, N. H. John Grady and Elwood Cooke of New York are expected to play a test match either today or tomorrow to decide the eighth spot. the four Wwst events of the yeax. Snead said he would settle down as a home pro at White Sulphur Springs, W. Va.. playing hereafter only in the US. Open, the PGA, the Augusta, Ga., Masters and the Tarn O'Snanter at Chicago. "I'm tired of traveling," he explained. And as lor how he'll do in tbo | VS. Open beginning today, Snead ' flatly predicted he will win it. Read Courier News Want Ada. TNI MJT TOT FOR WNISKIY...' Hwsome Snead Will Participate In Big Tournaments Only LOS ANGELES, June 10. (UP) — Sammy Suead said today he la 1 quilting tournament golf except tor INOW! [at FOUNTAINS | Everywhere! Coruthersvil/* Goffers To Meet Maiden Team CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., .Mine 10—The CaruUiersville Golf Association will get Its first chance to ; test the new local golf course under i lire here Sunday. June 13, It was announced today by Ralph J. Baker, president. A team of at least 15 players from Maiden is coming here under captaincy of Jerry Schaumann. to engage the Carulh- ersviltc players in » special match. As many Carutheisville players will be matched a.s Maiden brings players to match, it was said. Sharon J. Pate, locnl club matchmaker, will arrange the pairings. Activity at the Caruthersviile course In growing, with unofficial opening a week ago to club members, when greens were completed and cups were installed. A total of IV) members and uon-membcrs played the course last week. Gottwalrf Recommended As Successor to Benes BLYTHEVILLE5 ONLY ALL WHITL THEATRE. Show Starts Weekdays 7:1X1 p.m. Saturday 1:00 p.m.: Sunday 3 p.m Thursday & Friday <I>OUHI,E FEATURE;) "HER KIND OF MAN" with Zfichary Sroli and ,)anU I'alR« Prospects of Eight Entries fit Belmont Stakes Classic NEW YORK, June 10. (UP)—A surprisingly large field of eight today seemed probable lor Saturday'* 80th running of the Belmont Stakes. There was still a great deal of time for owners to be scared off by the streak-star named Citation but it appeared that these horse* would be on deck to challenge the Calumet comet: King Ranch's BcttiT Self, A. J Sackett's Gnsparilla. W. L. Branns Escadru, C. V. Whitney's Vulcan's Forge, Glen Riddle Farm's Faraway. William Hells' Salmagundi and Eclair Stud's Golden Light. PRAGUE. June 10. (UP)—The Central Committee of the Ciech Communist Part.y yesUrdny recommended the election of Premier Xlement GotUvald a* president of Czechoslovakia. Parliament will elect a successor to Eduard Benes, who resigned Monday as president, on June H. Beer flavored with the llmnic of Thp recommendation for ! grapelniit rind instead of (tie con- the election will be made by Ihe' ventional hops is a novel idea that Central Action Committee of the' comes out of strife-torn Palestine i National Front. via the Patent Office. 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