The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1956 · Page 5
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FAGBTEIC BLTTHEVILL!! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 1958 19-Year-Old Brook Rook Whips Phils AMERICAN' /LEAGUE Won Lost Pet. Behind Hew York Chicago Kansas City Boston Washington Cleveland Detroit Baltimore .833 .800 .600 -SOO .429 .333 .333 .286 Tuesday's Schedule Washington at New Yorlc Etobbs (1-0) vs Kucks (1-0) Boston at Baltimore—postponed rain. Detroit at Kansas City—Gromek (0-1) vs Shantz (1-0) Only games scheduled. Monday's Results Detroit at Kansas City, Postponed, cold weather Chicago at Cleveland, postponed, cold weather Boston at Baltimore, postponed, cold weather Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE Won Lost Pet. Behind Milwaukee Brooklyn Chicago Philadelphia New York Bt. Louis Pittsburgh Cincinnati .667 .667 .500 1 .500 1 3 3 .500 1 2 4 .333 3 1 4 .200 2! Tuesday's Schedule Brooklyn at Philadelphia — Er- ikine (0-0) vs Rogovln (0-0) (N) New York at Pittsburgh—Wortb- Ington (0-1) vs Kline (1-0) Milwaukee at Chicago—postponed, cold weather. Cincinnati at St. Louis—Scantlc- bury (0-0) vs Mizell (1-0) (N) Monday's Results Brooklyn 6, Philadelphia 1 New York at Pittsburgh, postponed, cold weather Only games scheduled. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. OB 12 Memphis 12 3 .800 Birmingham 6 5 .545 Atlanta 7 6 .538 Mobile 8 6 .500 New Orleans 7 8 .467 Chatatnooga 5 1 .417 Nashville 6 9 .357 Little Rock 4 8 .333 Yesterday's Results Little.Rock 8, Birmingham 4 Memphis 10. Atlanta 5 Mobile 4, Chattanooga 3 New Orleans 12, Nashville 8 Gamei Today Little Rock at Birmingham Memphis at Atlanta Mobile at Chattanooga New Orleans, at Nashville Bench Beckons Lumpke BV ED CORRIGAN NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Lumpe, the only rookie to, win a regular job on the New York Yankees this year, may be heading for a cozy spot on the bench, Manager Casey Stengel indicated today. The professor wore a more-wrinkled-than-usual look when he took up the subject of the 22-year-old shortstop's fielding. "AH I know is that he's supposec to be a better thrower than this,' he said. "Phil Page had him down in BirminBham last year and he was going out making all the relays from the outfield. Throwing a lot of guys out, at the plate too Does that sound like a guy who can't throw?" No, Professor, it doesn't. W then is the answer? "Well, J can't bench him right this minute," said Stengel. "He's hitting .350 and that's good." Martin Recovering But he indicated that unless Lumpe improves by Friday, he's heading for a rest. By that time Billy Martin will have recovered from an army injury, Andy Carey has become more or less a fixture at third base, leaving only one opening for Gil McDougald, the all- around man—shortstop. Stengel thinks that Lumpe might be playing, under a strain. After all, it's not every rookie who breaks into a pennant-winning lineup. In fact, except for Lumpe and outfielder Lou Skizajs. every other rookie the Yanks had In spring stations has departed for way stations. Lumpe's throwing arm has been both weak and erratic thus far this year. It was the same in the Southland, but then he was operating off a bad leg. "Still," mused Stengel, ''he showed me something In Washington last week when he threw that big ;ju yout at the plate after playing ick." Stengel was referring to Lumpe tossing out Roy Sievers at the plate after fielding a grounder near the grass. Sievers was on third at the American Assn. No games scheduled. International League Richmond 7, Montreal 3 Havana 1, Buffalo 0 \ Rochester 2, Miami 1 Toronto at Columbus, poned) (post- Texas League Fort Worth at Oklahoma City, (postponed) San Antonio at Houston, (postponed) Shreveport at Austin, (post poned) Dallas at Tulsa, (postponed) Western League Lincoln at Des Moines, (postponed) Sioux City at Topeka, (postponed) Albuquerque at Colorado Springs, 'postponed) AmariUo at Pueblo, (postponed) Minor Rookie Optioned OKLAHOMA CITY t#i — The Oklahoma City Indians of the Texas League have optioned rookie outfielder Edciie Krewall to Topeka, Kan.. 01 the Class A Western League on a 24 - hour recall basis. Krewall is expected to report to his new baseball club today. I • It U possible, you 4 know, to drift into illness. ^ Don't make the mistake of neglecting early syrap- f toms. If you arcn'i really . »#//, see your Doctor * without delay. And, of * course, we hop* yoo'JI bring his prescriptions to * this Reliable pharmacy for £ expert compounding. Woods Drug Store Phon« POplar 14507 2 Inches of Snow Falls on Diamond By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The second round of home openers In Ihc 1056 American Assn. pennant drive was slated Tuedsay in three parks West of the Mississippi. Minneapolis was host to Wichita for an afternoon game Bt Its new :5,000 - seat Bloomington stadium, n night games Charleston Is at Denver and Louisville is at Omaha Indianapolis and St. Paul will valt until Wednesday for the Saints' first home game this year. The Denver Bears, undefeated In .heir first five games, hoped to Increase the streak at the expense ol Charleston in chilly weather. Two Inches of snow fell In Denver Monday, and Ihe weather bureau forecast only a slight warning trend Tuesday. irid Play in St. Louis ^ST. LOUIS I* _ The Chicago Cardinals and Green Bav Packers vill meet at Busch stadium Sept. 5 in n National Football League exhibition that will be the first football game in the Cardinal Jail park in over 20 years Archbishop Joseph E. Ritter an- lounced Ihe game will be played ir the benefit of the Cardlngi •Icnnon Memorial Hospital for •hildren. to the Boston By JOE REICHLER The Associated Presi How much does Ted Williams mean Red Sox? The inescapable truth is that the Red Sox, without Ted Williams, are a second-division club. With him, they're a pennant contender. The recent series with the New York Yankees demonstrated how feeble the club really is when Williams is out of the lineup. The combination of a light schedule and bad weather yesterday, which wiped out all major league action except Brooklyn's 6-1 tory over Philadelphia, gave opportunity for a check of Boston box scores during the past four seasons. Starting with 1952, the year Williams left the club to serve his second term with the Marines, the figures show plainly Ted's value to the Red Sox. Foot Injury From the start of the 1952 season to date, the Red Sox have won 316 games while losing 305 for a .509 percentage. With Williams in the lineup, they won 144 and lost 111. That's a .565 gait. Without him, they won 172 and lost 194 for a .470 percentage. Boston won the first two games handily this season. Williams flubbed four hits in five times at bat. The Red Sox made it three in a row the next day with Williams out of the lineup because of a foot injury. Then came the three successive losses to the Yankees, 7-1, 14-10 and 13-6. Ted got into action in two of those games as a pinch hitter, driving in a run with a single. Boston's schedule game with Bnl- timore last night was postponed be cause of cold weather. It may prove a blessing because it gives Ted another day to recover from his injury. Five games were scheduled yesterday, all under the lights, but cold weather, rain and snow combined to wipe them all off the slate except the game between the Brooklyn Dodgers and Phillies m Philadelphia. In Philadelphia, young Don Drys- clale. Brooklyn's rookie right-hand- er, made his first major league start and turned in an impressive performance. The 19-year-old Montreal graduate yielded nine hits but pitched superbly in the clutch, striking out nine batters. First-Place Tic The victory moved the Dodgers into a first-place tie with Milwaukee. Each club has a 4-2 record. Drysdale, a lanky, baby-faced youngster with a side-arming style not unlike Ewell Blackwell, walked only one batter. The kid himself set up the winning rally in the fifth. After Carl Furlllo had walked, he got the first hit off veteran Murry Dlckson. a single to left. Junior Gillinm and Pee Wee Reese followed with sin-! gles to give the Dodgers a 3-0 lead.; The Dodgers added insurance runs; in the eighth and ninth. GOODNIGHT, LADIES — Rudolph (the black-nosed) Slevor can't believe it's nil over. He leans across the ropes, pleads with Referee Virgil Hatfield to return, to give his team (Sievor-Lorance-Larson) another chance. They were defeated last night by Fields-Spindole- Welch iii two out of ; three falls at American Legion Stadium. (Courier News Photo) Joe Louis Bribe Offer Revealed In IBC Trial NEW YORK (AP) of documents charging — The government produced a series the international Boxing Club with offering former heavyweight champion Joe Louis $150,000 to resign as champ and sign the four leading challengers to exclusive contracts as the monopoly trial of the IBC continued yesterday. The government contended that i agreement was reached in early 1948 with Louis turning over the contracts to the IBC for $150,000. Under (he agreement, it was claimed, Gus Lesnevich received $10.000 and Le Sfivold was paid $5,000. Ezztird Charles and Jersey Joe Wiilcott. the other two contenders, were to meet in the first match for the title. Tile government also documents purporting how Jim Morris, IBC president and his associates bought off the late Mike Jacobs with $100.000 to pain control of Madison Square Garden. The documents were presented i Federal Judge Sylvester J. Fly an, who is sitting without a lury in federal district court for .he trial in which the government is seeking to dissolve the "amalgamation of power" of the defendants itntl to enjoin the "illegal practice through which it \vas Achieved." The IBC of New York, the IBC of Illinois, Madison Square Garden Corp., and James D. Morris, and Arthur M. Wfrtz of the IBC are named as the defendants in the Justice Department suit. produced! . .... . tl , , to show Little League Workout Rotary Little League ball players were scheduled to have n. team workout this afternoon nt 4 o'clock at Compress Field. Yesterday's Major Stars Bj- THE ASSOCIATED PRESS I'llchinf—Don Drysdala. Dodgers — stopped Philadelphia on nfne hits while making his first major league start a 6-1 victory. Batting—Peewee Reese, Dodgers—drove In two runs with a single during three-run rally thai clinched Drysdnle's victory. Fights Last Nighi By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS New York—Tex Gonzalez, 15(i East Orange, N. J.. outpointed Gene Polrtcr, 151!;, Niagara Falls N. Y., 10 San Francisco—Flash Elordc ISO!:;, Philippines, stopped Clco Lnne, 129^. Oakland, 1 Let Us Worry About Your TERMITE TROUBLE Due to the fact that termites are becoming more prevalent in this country each year, all the new homes, as well as (lit old, should h« under termite insurance. We find a lot of practically new homes with major damage caused by termites. Call us and one of our representatives will explain our termite insurance plan to you. Dare Halatcnd now XMOciated with S>perl«r Termite Co. All Work Guaranteed TERMITE CONTROL CO. SUPERIOR 535 N. 6th State License Blyfhevtlle, Ark. PhoiM 2-2350 The Boston Red Sox own the San Francisco Seals ond have working agreements with four teams in the minor leagues. The Detroit Tigers have not had a 20-game winner since 1948 when southpaw Hal Newhouser won 21. 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Sunders, the 1951 National Junior Chamber of Commerce tournament champion, won both the All- America and World Ainateur tournaments at Chicago last summer and also took the Mexican Amateur title. Umps to Forfeit Game if Philly Fans Flare Up PHILADELPHIA UP} ~ Warren Giles, president of the National Baseball, League, says umpires at Connie Mack Stadium have been told to declare a mandatory forfeit of the game if there are ahy more Peterson Rated More Valuable Than Luis By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Memphis' Jack Cassini, who is managing from the bench because he couldn't make the ball club, figures Atlanta is the team to beat for the Southern Association pennant — so that s just what his Chicks did. fans the bleacher uprising by Philadelphia Phillies. "The umpires have the right to forfeit a Eame if circumstances justify ii. They have no\v been in- stiucted that if there are any further incidents at Connie Mack Stadium, there is to be a mandatory forfeit of the game," Giles said last night. Some of the fans conducted a beer can and bottle barrage Sunday in the second game of a doubieheader between the Phillies and the New York Giants. The incident brought pi otests from Bill Rigney, Giants manager, and Whitey Giant outfielder. Lockrnan, Read Courier Nc?;s Classified Ads. And they did it in convincing fashion- last night, chasing Vic Behm, the Cracker's star rookie southpaw, in the fifth and rolling on \o a smashing 10-5 victory. That made it six straight and 10 of 11 for the classy Chicks, who ari threatening to turn the race into a runaway. The loss ended Atlanta's five-game winning streak. And since Birmingham lost to Little Rock 8-4, the Chicks breezing along four games aheac of the pack. New Orleans pounded out a 12-8 triumph over Nashville to climb into fifth place and Mo bile edged Chattanooga 4-3. Cassini says Memphis Is better ; this stage of the game thai were his 1955 championship Chicks; so good, in fact, that Cas slni sees himself riding the benc' all season. A tipoff to the Chicks caliber is this: Cassini insists shortstop Kent Peterson, a .301 swinger with San Diego of th( Pacific Coast last season, will be more valuable than Luis Aparicio the prize rookie who stepped up to the parent Chicago White Sox High-Flying Wren Lowe Wren, a rookie, went the route for the Chicks and picked up his second victory. A grand-slan horner by Gip Dickens in the seven-run fifth ended Rehm's mound tenure. Mobile got its winning run doubles by Gordon Coleman and Dick Brown in the seventh. Coleman earlier had banged his first home run of the year. Mobile's Bill Dailey and Lookout Alex Gordey both hurled 6-hit ball, Gordey giving Chattanooga its second route-going performance of the season. Gordey fanned 10, Dailey five. Former major leaguer Clarence (Hooks) Toll came on in the fourth and humbled Birmingham's left bander power lineup with his soft southpaw offerings. lott allowed only three hits and one run for the 5 1-3 inninsrs he worked. 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