The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 22, 1948 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 22, 1948
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PACK TEX (ARK.)' COURIM? HEW8 Yankees Swarm Indians 14-3 For Fourth Consecutive Win; Al Brazle Blanks Braves 7-0 By Milton Klrhman, llaitft Trttf Sport* Wrlt.r NBW YOfUC, June 33. (U.P.)—Are the Yank«i, alter dlM|>polnliiig (heir followers time after time tilts season, finally hitting Ch« idide dial will enable them to repeat u American League pennant winners—and perhapt as world champions? That was tli« question being asked mo-l olt«n around the Ixiscbal! front today. But tliere were still some doubts, even (hough the bombers currently «r« riding high. They won their fourth straight victory and their fifth til s«verr starts on a Western ro*d trip, 13 to 2, over the league- leading Cleveland Indians last night. It voui an Important victory in*. . —-— several respects. First oft it cm the Indians' first place lend to 2 1-2 games. -Next it offset Uic humiliation suffered by the Yankees in liicir recent home stand when Cleveland won three out of four Baseball Standings SOUTHERN LEAGUE Nashville games mid looked at that time like ' Mobile a runaway pennant winner. Memphis . Joe 0i.\iaegio, wno oanged out ms Birmingham fourth homer in three games was Atlanta . .. jio more conspicuous in tile attack L" 1 "* nock than Allic Reynolds, who not only Chattanooga pitched liis eighth victory but gut Ne '*' O:lcil iis . three liits and drove in four runs. A*s zx>sc l<j nroH-nle^' The backs'iding Philadelphia Athletic dropped another game off the pace at St. Louis as the Browns turned in a 0 to 8 triumph with a four run rally in the last of the ninth. In the National League, the Cardinals drew first blood in their important series with the leading Braves at Boston, winning a 1 to 0 duel. Lefty Al Brazle "soft-stuffed" liis way to a victory over hard- throwmg southpaw Warren Spahm. Ralph Branca ended Brooklyn's four game losing streak and extended his own winning string to six as tlie Dodgers topped the visiting Pirates. 5 to 2. Brooklyn made j only five hits in beating ex-Dodger Vic Lombard! lor the second straight time, but bunched them for three runs in the first inning as Jackie Robinson hit a two-run double Hank Saucr hit his 20th homer of the season, tops for both leagupc, to give the Reds a 4 to 3 victory over the Phils .it Philadelphia. Tlic Detroit-Washington game Was rained out and there were no oilier games scheduled, Yesterday's star — Pitcher Allie Reynolds of the Yankees who pitched his eighth victory, a 13 to 2 decision over the league lending Indians, and got three hits, batting in Jour runs at tlie plate. W ...42 ...38 . .. 34 23 -7 •29 31 32 TI 27 .16 28 39 . 20 39 L. Pet. .61(5 .585 .540 .52,'i .404 .420 .418 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Boston 34 23 Pittsburgh 32 24 St. Louis 31 25 New York 29 2G Philadelphia 27 31 Cincinnati 25 34 Brooklyn 24 39 Chicago 23 33 AMERICAN LEACUF W. L. Cleveland 34 19 New York 33 23 Philadelphia 33 26 Boston Detroit . Washington St. Louts . Chicago . . 27 28 25 22 n .400 506 .571 .554 .527 .IliG .424 .331 .411 Pet. .042 .589 .559 .500 500 .439 .407 .340 Going Our Way? Yesterday* Results SOUTHERN I.KAGI1E Birmingham 14, Nashville S. New Orleans 0, Memphis 3. Little Rock 3-5, Mobile 1-3. tOnly Games) NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 4, Philadelphia 3. Brooklyn 5, Pittsburgh 2. St. Louis 1, Boston 0. (Only games scheduled). Mrs. Dupont to Defend Wimbledon Tennis Title WIMBLEDON, Bag., June 22 — (UP)—With Frankie Parker headed towards the men's singles championship Mrs. Mary Osbornc Dupont or Bellvue, Del., opened defense of her women's title today in the "Wimbledon tennis tournament. Drawing a first round bye, Mrs. Dupont faced Valerie Cooper of Britain in the second round as play was launched in the distaff division. Four other Yank girls were the center of attraction. Second-seeded Louise Broiigh of Beverly Hills. Cal. met Miss E. p. Lombard of Erie in another second round match after drawing a bye. Third-ranked Patricia Canning Todd of LnJoIln, Cal. met Jean Walker-Smith O f Britain in a first rounder, /otirtii- scedecl Doris Hart of Miami faced Joy Oanno, British Curtis Cup star in a first, and eighth-seeded Shirley Fry of Akron, O., who drew a Ilrst round bye, played Edith Mlrt- dleton of Britain in the second round. AMERICAN I.KAGUK New York 13. Cleveland 2. St. Louis 9, Philadelphia 8. Washington at Detroit, rain. (Only Games). " " s •?'«.» ''"""'ro runners appear to have their places clinched on he U. S. Olympic learn, even Ihouijh the trials will not he com plcted until July !)-!0. They :'.<•. left to right Cl-rrv K^Vor Too nielers; llorac" mcicrs, All arc iiu 1 i. Urs; and Curt Stone, 10,t)UO ivc I'ennus ivaiiiuns. Walt Dropo Paces Barons to 14-3 Win Over Vo!s; Travs Down Bears Twice at Memphis. Nashville goes to Atlanta for a single same. Chatta- no'oga to liirminghani and New Orleans lo Little Rock. Louis, Walcoit Ready for Scrap Champion Favored 12-5 to Retain Title; Big Gate Expected By Jack Cuddy United Sjxlrls Wriltf NKW YOHK. June 22. (UP— At Joe Louis and Jersey Joe WiilcoU loafed about their ciinips today, storing up energy for tomorrow nifjhl's return title fighl at Yankee Stadium. Herman Lcwin of the anh Century CHib'.i box office predicted: "The gate will go to i $1,- oea.coo." He said, more than $60,000 wor!!i nl tickets were sold yesterday and "the demand is .simply terrific." The U.S. Wc.itiier Bureau was [ess ctHhusa.siH', though not iicssi- mistic. H forecast: "Wednesday partly cloudy, (|iiite warm anil humid, with modciate South to soutii- winds." However, the scattered showers forecast, for today might . dampen the imloi 1 of would-be lickcl purchasers. As workmen erected the ring and Hint: layout at the stadium, where 50,003 Jans were expectccj lo- TUESDAY, JUNE «, Brooks, Hader Win Tag Match In Legion Ring Make- Up Games Scheduled in Softball League Play in the Ulytlieville Y'« City Softball League this week will be devoted entirely to make-up of rained out or otherwise cnncclKl gaincji, J. P. GaroU, "Y" director announced today Hilly Brooks and Jack Hader lumbered through two straight falls lo claim victory over Jack Hunter anc! Daie Wayne In the tag match weekl? wfo 5 ?m l(!A ^±:, lU L Tn'n ' ™ »^-»P eames Legion Arena last nigl l "IP.,'?'' to " 1 « hl ' witil tw ° <* he play. .,.,,„ „,.. . "" l ' ]«» Thursday night and possibly two lo fino i *' ns '' ou « h from start .Friday ni^ht. Mr. Garrott said, tor i Vrmi Catu ' i ; c ' i sevcral lrce - I '» ionium's game* il, e Ark-Mo lor-a 1 sMrn Ishes. Despite the fact. Kilowuttcrs will meet the Phlllns l wo v 1 ?, T n l '°" 1 1:istctl for only i Motor c °'»I»i<y nine and Sullivan- iwo lounns, the spectators were! Nelson Kill tangle with the Hnzo-- siYine ?l!ielC"'.?,', ld | 2 i mimucs of ll:1 " k *- Tl!c Ark-Mo-Phillips game bpine tingling enterlahiment. j was r ,,inetl out May 0 and the Sul- Huntcr, a newcomer and obviously a beginner In the game, was of very little use to his partner Wayne. He entered (he ring only three limes during Hie tag match and on each occasion Wayne lagged him voluntarily to keep him from being eliminated. The ffrst, fall lasted for what is holieved lo he a record of 40 min- utejs with Hader and Brooks the winner. Hunter was eliminated by Brooks in 25 -minutes with a body Pin but. Wayne rushed in to take care of Hader in lo miiiulc.s, Second /'all Comes Quickly This left Wayne and Brooks alone in the ling and they slugged it one . , . for five minutes before Wayne pave nilfli!. the sentiment o; i in to body flips and a pin men and spoils writers ; The second fall lasted for only 10 minutes with finder and Brooks combining efforts to eliminate Hunter in three minutes. Wayne staged a brief comeback laic in the round but was defeated by Brooks seven minutes later with body slams and a pin- In the two one-full matches which receded the main event, Ha- cter defeated Hunter in seven minutes with body slams and a pin i and Wayne won over Brooks in a swung more heavily toward .Louis. FOipJiiiE ih» price from 12-5 to 13-5 in New York. It went, to 14-5 ;u a belling center in Newark, N. J. an-t H-5 was reported from Philadelphia. Ixilll.s His Kavorlte Tlii.-. trend contradicted weekend predictions by bookies, who fore- that increased .support for W.\-! c<jit would hammer down the ode's to 2-1 by Wednesday An informal poll of 21 sports writers at, adth Century headquarter*- Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE All night games: Mobile at Memphis 12). Nashville nt Atlanta. Chattanooga at Birmingham. New Orleans at Little neck. NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. • St. Louis nt Boston mlght>. Chicago at iNew York 'nigho. Cincinnati at Philadelphia, (nig lit). DeWall Radial Power 8aw HAWKINS Lumber * Machinery Co. DcW'alt Dealer In AikaiTsis llolce Crane Healer in Arkansas 1018-20 Onttr SI. I'lione 5MO I.Ullc Hock, AtX AMERICAS' LEAGUE New York at Cleveland. Boston at Chicago (night*. Washington at Detroit 'night*. Philadelphia at St. Louis <night By Gone Patterson (United 1'rrss Spurts \Vrilerl ATLANTA, Ga., June 22. .UPl — Tlic Hltminghani Hamns, revived behind Walt IDroiw's big bat. nipped at the heels of third-place Memphis today after routing the Southern Association's league-lead ing Nashville Vols 14 lo C. I I rt, L l' ' T-I+ Rut the voh. despite the loss,!'" c -" u ''cri League Tilts managed to widen their margin' over second-place Mobile by linlf a game. While the Vols were losing one, the Bears were bowing twice to Little Rock to slip five game behind the leaders. Birmingham, apparently, d o c s things in streaks. The Darons started the .season hot. turned cold, and now look as If they may be pulling out of the glide tnat sent them to the bottom of the Southern's first division. Drojiu. who lias been slamming home rims nili great regularity j Die Methodists with two hits e.icli since be joined the Slaetown boys. I ' -• staned things wild 20-mijiute slugging duel. Following last niglu's inatrliej disclosed they favored Louis, 21 lo [would be held in the Legion's new i). | arena located immediately North of Walcoti. the 14-year-old challcn- ! the Legion Hut. go, was scheduled to break camp at Orrnloch, N J., after dinner to- iiiglu and motor into New York. He will remain at a downtown hotel until the weigh-in at Madison -Square- Garden tomorrow. Louis, who completed training yesterday witli four rounds of spurring against four mates at Pompton Lake.s, N.J., will break camp at 1! a.m. tomorrow and drive into New Cotton Pickers Seek to Avencse »i? Loss to Piggott Yarbro Methodists Win -i From Calvary Baptists Tile Yarbro Methodists defeated the calvary Baptists of Blyltieville 17 to "2 in second-round play of the American Legion's Sunday .School Basebal League at Walker Park yesterday morning. Bob Smith and Wheeler Gracry shared mound duties for the Methodists holding the Baptists to only one hit and striking out 1U batters. Charley Bclknap collected the [Baptist's lone binglc. J. Iimrani and R. Howard paced The Blytheville Junior Legion Cotton Pickers will meet the Pig- I gotL Junior Legionnaires tomorrow The champion weighed 213 pounds ! altcr »°°» **• 2:30 at Walker Park, yesterday. He expected to scale b:- iwccn 214 and 215 tomorrow. Walcott, who finished training Sunday, will register about 134 1-2. Joe i-xpresscd confidence. He said, iivnn-NcUon Razorback lilt was mined out June 15. Thursday nis-ht's games will find the Iia7/jrback.s and Hays Grocers Tops all over Town playing off their 6-6 tie game of May 13 and Coca Cola Bottlers m-a Hlytheville Motor Company making up their rained out contest of las- week. Tlits will leave only two postiwn- ed games to be made up, the Hays Store-Phillips Motor game of list Thursday \nlglft and the Jayoees- Coca Cola affair of May 20. Mr. Garrott staled that these game« would be played Friday night if the Walker Park diamond ix available. Great fires sometimes creat* clouds and enough ruin to extinguish themselves. ALE Fred S. Salt'ba & Company 233 West Ash St. I'honc 137 Uio -I think I can win. I've able to solve a fighter's style second time I met him," Louis repeated his promise to retire, after tomorrow night's fight— "win, iu.=e 01 .draw." Two games are scheduled for Thursday morning with the First Methodist of Blytheville meeting Calvary Baptists and Catholic of Blythcville meeting the Yarbro .Methodists. Couch James R. Fisher, manager, announced today. The Pickers will be seeking their llth victory of the season and a revenge of the drubbing handed •o ilvivs born i >ncm Dy the P 'SS<M nine earlier -. ^ u j this season which spoiled their uu- j defeated record. Coach Fisher stated that he prob- ' ably would call on Kenny Men'itr, 1 his mound ace, to handle the pitch' ing chores against the hard-hittir.g ! PiBKOtl aggregation. Merritt. a re; turnee from last year's squad, has ' a season record of eight wins against no losses. j Coach Fisher stated that the remainder of his lineup would re- I main inlncr for tomorrow's game. MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS By United Pros Leading batsmen: American League Player and Club Williams, Boston .. Boudreau. Cleveland Zanlla, St. Louis .. Brown, New York . Lindell, New York . National League Player and Club Musial, St. Louis j Holmes, Boston . i Ashbuin, Phila. jPafko, Chicago . Westlake, Pgh . Hume Kun& Sauer, Reds 20 Kiner. Pirates 19 Keltner, IndiaiK 16 Musial, Cardinals 15 UiMaggio, Yankees 35 off last ni»ht witli . another four-bagger with two ! aboard in the first Inning. The Vols ( never recovered. j Mallury Slicllert in Fourth Tlie Barons shelled Pete Mallory off the Nashville hill In the fourth . with three more rum- nnd then laid lino the offerings of three j reliefers for a 15-hit total. j The Vols hit 15 times, too. but i two errors marred their play i Charley Workman stayed in the ' grove for the Vols. though, poling i a homer over the right field wail i in ihe third. That gave him the lead in the Southern's circuit clout Ia6 24 53 JJ-SO | sweepstakes, pushing him ahead of 148 29 47 .313 j teammate Charley Gilbert. Work- now has 22. Gilbert 21. AB R K ?c:. tart So el .411 1C* 33 73 J50 i« i4 33 J42 182 29 62 ,311 151 3751 .333 fin« GUnmor* W hii kit i or. blended with groin Mvtrol ipirih kml.od of b«Hig lmr»ttH- "My, ' fil botk' Into it m>»oHiiT, , this product »re t yun «r splrllt. Midshipmen Favored In Poughkeepsie Regatta POUGHKEPS1E. N.Y., June 22, (UP)—Navy's seaworthy Midship* men became belated favoriles in a field of 11 today to win the 4C'h running of !ne lamed^ Regetta over a "slow track" whicn un.s expected because of a forecast for rain squalis a;id an up-the-iiv- er breeze. Should \he majestic Hudson be ii-il lo its customary late at- terr.oon calm -at the time ol the varsity race, (4:45 p.m. C3T). th^ defending champion Midshipmen would be more highly regarded tha.i the eight-man shells from Call- AB R H PC;. New Orleans, stuck in the le.viic 221 M 36 .3M j cellar, came up with a G-3 win ovi'r 191 34 68 .156 Memphis that dropped ihe Chicks 227 n te. 3,H within one game of fourth-place' Birmingham. The Pels piled home three runs • in *he ninth to hand Hugh Mulcahy i a decisive defeat on his Id-hitler.' Tlic chicks collected 11 blows off the pels' George niehl. but most' were harmless. Both hurlcis went tile route, ' i l.Utln Hock Wins Two \ Scventh-piuce I.itilo Rock swnrm- ', over the defending champion Mobile Bears from iill anules in a double header. The Travelers whipped Ihc Bears. 3-1, in the opening same behind Milo Johnson's fi\e- hitler. Then in the nichtrnji pie pir- chola turned in :mi>tlu'r five-hit ix-rfoi'innnce for l.iltle Rock to win. 5-3. Pe'e Wo.iio wjis ihe Bear mound victim m the first Katnc, Roy Boles in the .second. i Atlanta and Cliattauoopn were] not scheduled. Tonight Mnl)i!n nUyc i's third, double bill in three lights. tl;i s time j fornin. Washinsion, Cornrll ami Princeton. If you've been waiting for trie day when you could get quick delivery on a new heavy duty CMC ... let us tell you that day has arrived. Right now we can order and get most heavy CMC models on short notice. 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