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PACE SIX Musial and Brecheen Named On National League All-Star Roster Picked by UP Writer By Carl l.nnnqulnt United frue Spot If Writer HEW TOBK, June 15. (U.P.)—The fans, and nol the writers, pick ttw (quad* Jor the annual major league nil-star game so this vote doesn't aount, but here'i an off-day one man straw poll anyway today for 50 pteyen who could put on quite a show In the classic at St. Louis on July 13. Bromine through the books HS the teams took time out for travel (hv fint conclusion was that there is a greater array of talent In the majors ttii< yt*r than «t any lime since before Hie war. Along with Hie new •tars there are many old timers who are completing the combacks they ttarted when they returned from military service. For the National League the out-*-—-— field choices here would be Stan Miislal oi the Cards balling .378, Tommy Holmes of the Braves at J73, Richie Ashburn of the-Phillies it .344, Carl Purillo of Brooklyn, J01, Ralph' Kiner of Pittsburgh BLTTHETILLB '(ARK.)" OOUW1OI JfBWI .296, and Hank Saner of the Hods, .277. That crew- would stack up nicely against Ted Williams of the Red Sox the major league's top bnts- irmn at a breath-taking .398, Pat Mullin of Detroit, .338, Johnny Lindell oi New York, .325. Al Zarilla of the Browns, 335, Joe Diinaggio ot New York, .329. and fancy-fielding Kmer Valo of the Athletics, .283. In the infield the choices here are Johnny Mize of the Giants at .253 and Jackie Robinson of the Dodgers at .276 for first base against George McQutnu of the Yankees, batting .303 and Mickey Vernon of the Senators, .303. The old Eddie Stanky-Pceuce Reese keystone combination would look nice reunited for one afternoon with Stankv batting .276 at Boston and Reese .283 for the Dodgers. Without doubt the top American League combination would be the Lou Boudreau-Joe Gordon tandem from the Cleveland Indians. Boudreau. in addition to being the top shortstop in baseball is batting .363 while Gordon though hitting only .259 is on the rise. Elliott And Kell Al Third At third base Bob Elliolt of the Braves, the National League's most valuable player last season with a current 2T3 average, may face George Kel!, veteran all-star performer from Detroit, now batting 432. Reserve inflelders In the National could be Marty Marion at shortstop from the Cardinals, batting .253, third baseman Frnnkie Giistine of the Pirates. .352; and utility man Sid Gordon for ttie GlanU at 3.29. In the American the other infielders who figure are 40- year-old Luke Appling oi the White Sox, batting J10 and available at •ither short or third, and Cleveland alugger Ken Keltner, the league's top home run hitter with 14, playing third and batting .307. Bobby Brown hitting 344 for the Yankees, would be a great utility man on any all»tai team. Three able receivers Phil Mas! o! Boston at .252, Bob Scheffing of the Cubs, 310, and Bruce Edwards of Brooklyn, also .310, are the National League catching choices. Walker Cooper probably would make the •quad if ht recovers from injuries in tone, but u of now the old Giant pro can't be counted on. The American League receivers are Birdie Teb- b«ts of the Red Sox, an able workman and a .305 hitter Jim Hegan, brilliant handler of pitchers but a • light slicker at .234 with the Indians and the erratic but slugging Yogi Bern of the Yankees at .286. M»n»jer» Pick pitchers -The managers of the all-star •quads, Bucky Harris of the world Campion Yankees and Leo Durocher of the National League chnin- Baseball Standings Nn.shville Mobile Memphis . ... Birmingham . Atlanta Chattniioofia . Little Rock . . New Or'.eatw . W. 39 . 35 . 30 . 33 . ->8 , 27 . 34 21 Pet. .672 „--_ and Sponsors Of Ball Clubs to Meet Bill Godwin, president of the Mississippi county Semi-Pro Baseball League, announced todsy that ne had called a meeting of all learn managers, sponsors and umpires of the league for 7:30 tomorrow night • t the city Hall in Blytheville, Severn! important subjects will be discussed at the meeting, Mr. Godwin said, including the league play-off and lhe possibilities of entering the league charnplnns in the state semi-pro tournament in Smith I'cxt August. Hader, Moody Win With Two Straight Falls Jack fought .VA'lIO.V.lf. LCAGUP New York Boston Pitttblli^h St. Loui.s Philadelphia Brooklyn Cincinnati Clllctu'o W. 27 27 26 2<j 26 , 21 23 19 .421 .373 Pet. .563 .503 .54' .531 .510 .457 .451 388 I A.MLIUCAN LEAGUE I W. L iClcyeland 31 14 i Philadelphia 31 20 I New York 28 ' Detroit 3c i Washington . 2-1 ! Boston 22 St. Louis 19 Chicago 13 Prt. .683 .603 .571 .510 .102 .458 .336 295 Yesterday'i Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE -Mcnipii.s .u Atlant.-., rain Mobile 3. Sashiillc 1 L:tile Rock 2. Birmingham 1 Chauanoosa 3. New Orleans (12 innings! NATIONAL LEAGUE No Games ScJU'duleil. AMERICAN. LKAGUE No Games Scheduled. Today's Games SOUTHER;: LEAGUE i Alt Nt^ht Games) -Memphis at Atlanta. Chattanooga at New Orleans. Little Rock at Birmingham. Nashville at Mobile. Hnder and Jack Moody their wny through two straight falls to claim victory over lied Roberts and Dale Wayne in ihe fflg match fc.itiitc of the American League's weekly wrestling program j at the Legion Arena last night. I The action-packed bout was highlighted by numerous mass en- I (aiiglrmcnts throughout with all four at the grapnler.s roughing it up ; considerably, .stnpsini; several free- for-alls during the two rounds. And late in the second stanzn. three of the performers carried thrir (istic maneuvers outside of the ropes Into the ringside seats. The match was rouah all the way, with both teams committing 'oviis at will. Wayne and Roberts s'.ar.ed , the underhand tactics early in the i Jlrst fall and Hader and M^v-Jv uvk 1 up the HU'cal oi.vnuioris rr.-.r? cr less in self defense. i The first round las T .e\i i*.r :he near-record time of 30 r.i:~^i« *-.;_h Hader and Moody ?h? -e-.r.-frf Moody survhed a b.—.::.=* f:*:;r «:- i.ick launched ag.\:ns'. r.-.r.-. by Roberts and Wayr.e to ;-'.ir.:::-.. t ,'e Roberts In 22 tm'r.wtej -ar.h S'.rar.c- ler Lewis headlock ar.o !;>d?r l!-.e:-. took care of Wayne in &:?):: >rjnu:e.s with a body pin. i Roberts and W3yr.e.s retaliated i briefly in ihe secortd ro-jr.d but it I was short lived. Hader side-stopped i a flying tackle thrown by Wavnel and jumped on his sprawling opponent, eliminating "him with a double jack knife after eight minutes. Roberts then opened his own comeback with a series of Japanese head locks but tired out before he could apply enough pressure to defe.-H either opponent. Moody downed the Little Rock redhead in live minutes with a crab hold. In the two one-fall preliminary bouts Hnder defeated Roberts .iii 10 minutes with a double jack knife and Mood defeated Wayne in 10 minutes with n crab hold. Bean Trim Vols' Lead to Six Gomes With 3-1 Win; Pebs Down Barons 2-1 ATLANTA. O»., June 15. (UP) — •_ The Mobile Bear* hacked the Nashville lead l n the Southern A-ssocia- tlon to four game* today and cock- l"..,^!;,.!" 1 ^ '° r to n'«to'* ""urn -•"• *v<<*£<«(, a *^vui it match with the front-running Vols The Bears cornered the Vols' number two pitcher, Ben Wade down in Mobile last night. Arid after limping through seven scoreless innings they paraded all their runs home hi the eighth to win 3-1. Jorm Hall, the strapping right- hander who won 18 games for Mo- s-t.-ajnrcjslsS-aSSasFa get underway In Jonesboro Thursday. Coaches from all sections of Ar Coaches Plan Grid Clinic In Jonesboro , T ?L 0 °L lhe fore m<*l< exponents ot he T-formation, Head Coach Willy Butts, of the University of Georgia and Coach Forrest "Ft I;. ty England of Arkansas state College, will discuss "Coaching the T" karuas, the South and Southwest Including several from Mississippi \"?.£' icon,,-I --_ ' *K'Clle nine on six hits. And with Mobile flapped awake the hot stove umpires wondered if maybe the Nashville reign could fall alter all. The vaunted Vol power netted a lonesome run in lhe fourth last nlgtit. That was all. Chlckj Kained Out Third place Memphis was rained out In Atlanta. And fourth-place Birmingham flubbed Its chance tj swap seats with the Chicks The Barons waved ineffective bats lit Wcs Livcngood's offerings aul bowed 2-1 to Little Rock. LlvengooU held the Barons runless except for Tommy O'Brien's fourth inning ho- rner, one of seven hits he allowed Dick Palm yielded the same stingy number ol blows. Atui he blank- cu the Pebbles through the eighth. A two-run rally in the ninth beat him and kept Birmingham on the bottom ot the first division. In the thriller of Die evening New Orleans' Glenn Fletcher pitched his heart out to lose a 12-iu- ning game (o Chattanooga, 3-1. Homer Beats 1'els Fletcher had held lhe Lookourj j „ ~ •- ••—•"• "•> I'HUUKU wun Air. thimbleful of hits until the I ,? as he witil mf " 'he 36-year- i »t! od ,! iurlcr sal< l »'hon lie arrived fit Ills nnmf* Vi*f* (.n r-lrt*, „...» ^i. _ Jewelers Win First Half oi Pennant Race The Rirpalflck Jeweler* of the Blytheville Y'» Women's Softball Lea«ue, captured the loop's flrjt- lialf pennant last night by defeating the Hart'ji Bakery nine 3t to S in a league contest played at Walker Park. Margie Bevil, the Jewtlera' ace hurler. set the Baiters down'with four scattered hi Is in hanging up her sixth win of the Mason Panky hurleU for the Bakers uid wa, touched lot- « total of 17 safe blows. Bevil starred at the plate too, collecting three hits in lour trips to TUKSDAY, County and Southeast Missouri are ! L!i eh " rt and Wa '«on also gott'hiee' expected to attend the annual af- ,1 J ? 1 ° m . i ^ s fair which will extend "-— -^ In liL "- "">''''• lal _. S.turd. y :" "'" " re " u throu * h Coach England, who recently completed a book on coaching the T-formation, will tutor the football mentors in the rudiments of downfleld blocking and forward pass offense from the "T" and Coach Butts will discuss backfielrl and line play from the formation. Ne/ion Potter Says He's 'Through With Mr. Mack' MT. MORRIS, 111.. June 15 (UP) -Blasted off the Philadelphia ros- v.. i lacond Peerless Cleaner* retained their second place seat by trouncing th« R ) ce - 8t '* »"« 18 to 3. Perry worked all the way for the Cleaners «!*"8 up only five ba« nils. Utt!e liurled for the loser* and was hammered for 10 base blows Two Legion-Sponsored Church School Teams To See Action Today school , American . - — ."», -•••"»ui~i|jinH, lui- '-'viiuui a»3scuaii Ijpac £ wL. e " ra f d Connie Mack after i Played this afternoon e of fh< Legion Sunday Cleveland Indians Begin Important Series at Home NEW YORK, June 15.— <upj_ Lou Bourdenu's Cleveland Indians, curerntly tabbed the club most likely to succeed, .settled down today for » welcome H-game home sland which many believe might "make or bre«lc" their 1948 pennant chances. .K Th = 11ndl »" > » r « slaled to meet j „',, the Boston Red Sox tonight in one ' ot the four American League arc- llsht eontwls. In other game*, the Chicago White Sox will play host to the New York Yankees, the St. Louis Browns entertain the Washington Senators and the Detroit Tiger* oppose th* Philadelphia Athletics. In the National League, all the action l« confined to the Eastern «clor. Pittsburgh is »t New York Cincinnati at Brooklyn, Chicago at Boston »nd St. Louis it Philadelphia. The Brav;- and th« Glanti are tied for first place. In last night's exhibition games, the Dodgers, behind fast-bailer Hex Barney, defeated the Cleveland In- 1 Tangle Jaycee* The Ark-Mo Kile-waiter*, smarting: /rom their first defeat of th. season last week, will make »„ ,"! tempt to get back on the victory road tonight when they tangle with Ihe Jaycees In * city Softball League lilt at Walter Park tonlehl The Kitowatter-Jayce. tuT i. scheduled as the first game In tonight i league action at « o'clock with the Sulitvan-Nelson Chevron lh« nightcap. Missco Horses To Compete in Porogould Show «. O. Smith of Blytheville, bre«d- er and dealer of registered Tennessee walking horses, stated todar that he had filed four entrfex IK the eighth annual Kiwani, H o ,» QllrtU- In Dar«» A ,,IJ w L, .. -*v/>~ which openB would , n- dlans 6 to 2, at Brooklyn, and (he Plrates downed the Athletics, 5 . . r- feated Blnghamton of the Eastern Show in Paragould j Thursday. Mr. Smith stated that he i enter Ace's Queen, » two-y r aj--ojc mare, owned by Noble Gill of Dell in lhe two-year-old cla.ss; Merry Lady Wilson, owned by Eugene An- ,,.- v^a, j to: lllony and So"" of Hipley, Tenn., 2. at Pittsburgh. The Yankees de- . Ace s JU<J y Wilson owned by f«at A H n<,mu nn ^i— „. .,._ ^-_ . I Miss Helena McCraiy of Forrest rre c ' I>r '" " lc lna ": class and Nonalr at Walker ; n't go back to the Athletics even 'if he were asked. I "I'm just as through with Mr. 12:':: when things were still tied ». :-e.->ch. But it was in that uozemh ::imi!g that hero Harry Williams i watted a homer with one on to break up the game. Williams' round-tripper was tha climax of the evening. But it wa.s Ralph Ellis' second-inning four- bagger that gnve the Lookouts their one tally 10 gain the tic. i - Tonight Memphis will resume play :n Atlanta ami Little liock will play I ugain in Birmingham. Chattanooga ' and New Orleans will try-again l:i ' lhe P( hcans' back yard, aud Nosh- i ville is at Mobile. bis home h— ,. „„„ lllt . storm while Philadelphia seek.*; wai- Mack fired the veteran pitcher Sunday when potter blew up In St. Louis game and lost it, 7 to 5 after taking over with the bases loaded and leading 5 to 2. odtsts. Coach James R Fisher suoer visor of the youth project, stated | league. The other two are Calvary oaptist and Catholic of Blytheville The Calvary Baptist and Catholic teams will play their first gam«- I Coach Fisher said. The "summer recreation project «s being sponsored bv Dud Cason Post 24 of Blytheville. League, 6 to 3, and Scranton of the ' - Eastern topped the Hod Sox- 2 to 1 ' Mc "J' Ma ". >• gelding owned by Mr. Smith, in the gelding clans. The Paragould show Is one of the outstanding of its class in the Mid- South. A total of $4,250 is being O f- *-»-£i<ju ounaay League win be Tennessee Women's Go// nrvin at K>~ !(.„.. __ _ •—**•• Tourney Begins Today mtpla est in those sectors. All proceeds of the show underprivileged children. go to Mighty Margaret, twice winner of .___'" the state tourney In the past, won • nine holes of her ; try i I breaV NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at New York uiisht). Cincinnati at Brooklyn. Chicago at Boston (night). St. Louis at Philadelphia (night). AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Detroit. New York at Chicago. Boston nt Cleveland. MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS (By Diiiied Press) Leading batsmen AMKKH'AN LEAGUE Player nncl Club AB R H Pet. Williams, Boston ... 176 45 70 .398 Grace Lenczyk Favored in National Collegiate Play COLUMBUS, O.. June 15. lUPl — Grace Lonczyk of Ncwington. Co/i representing Stetson university, led the field Into the opening round of mntch play today in the National Collegiate Women's Clolr Tournament after she snared medalist honors In the qualifying rounds. Miss Lenczyk. a member or the victorious u. S. Curtis Clip team just returned from |l s triumph in England scored a four-uiider.pnr n yesterday, setting a new course record. Dodgers Reclaim King PHILADELPHIA. June 15. UJPI —Pitcher Clyde King was on his way back to Brooklyn today after being reclaimed by the Dodgers from the Philadelphia Phils. King came to the Philadelphia club via the waiver route two weeks ago from Brooklyn, but never pitched for .the Phils during his short stay. Mew Theatre Manila's, finest Shuw. EVERY NUiHT Bo* Opens lV«k Daj» 7:00 p.n Matinee Saturday k Snnilij Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Conk Showins Don Budge Moves Up In Pro Tennis Meet agers have been second-guessed before so this is a first guess ns to how they might be second guessed. For the Nationals It could be Elmer Hiddle (7-2) of the Pirales. Hurry Brecheen (6-2), Cardinals, Larry Jansen (6-3), Gianls, Herman Weh- 128 10 45 ,352 j NEW YORK, June 15. (UP) — 154 2-1 53 .3-1-1' Hed-hnircd Don nudge of Holly- 158 20 53 .3351 w ™d. cal. runnerup last year lo- rt.'iy moved into action In "tlic'sec- Spahn Gustine, Pittsburgh meier (5-1) Reds,' Warren I 5 " 3 ,' al ? d tJIolmn >' - Sl » ! > <5-4).i Gordon,'New'Yo'r'k Braves, Joe Halt en (5-3> Dodgers! Home in and Johnny Schmitz (6-7), Cubs. ™ ln « the Amer ican such hands as Vic Raschi (7-1) -anri AMie Reynolds ..'? yank ^s, Joe Coleman (7-2) Athletics Hal Newhouser 7-4 Tigers Bob Lemon (9-3) and Bob Feller (5-6) Brown, New York Znrilln, St. Louis NATIONAL LEAOtrK „ .,„ „„. Musial, St. l^uls ... 104 41 73 .370 n "rt round of the National Proles- Holmes. Boston ... 153 28 57 .373 | s| on.«! Temil s Tournament at Forest Wesllake. Pittsburgh 125 32 44 .352' flills Ashburn, philad'phia 105 35 67 .344' Doubles' competition was slated 198 47 67 .338 139 3-1 47 .358 Indians, Ray Scarborough Sailer, Reds—10- Kiner. pirates-17. Keltner, Indians—14. Musial. Cardinals—13. Williams, Red So.x—12. was slated to bepin today. Doulilcs competition to begin today. Four players already have reached the tniarterfinals in singles— Jnrk Kramer. Frank Kovars, Welby Van Home and Pancho Seguara Kramer yesterday downed Robert Stubbs of Scarsdale, ^f. Y., e-I 6-0 StttRAtrs VCROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Proof. 65% Guin « eu BLYTHEVILLES ONLY " ' '-WHITE THEATPF Sliuu Starts Weekdays 7:00 n m iiliinlayj^oo p.m.: Sunday z ,,. m . 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