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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 28, 1948
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PACK RLYTHEVJLLI (ARK.)' COURIER KEWI Workman in Bid n . r f in ,; Score 9-0 Win For Swat Record Over Monette NashviII* Slugger Pounds Our Three H*m« Runt Sunday By Jack Harvey U>K*4 Pres* Sport* Writer ATLANTA. Ga., June 27. (UP) — Charley Workman. Nashville's slug- ling rlghtfielder, was running ahead at schedule todayjn his bid lo set t new Southern Association home niti record. Workman slammed out three more fourbaeeers yesterday and led the Vols to a double win over Little Rock. 11-8 and 8-2. They weie his 24th, 25tb and 26th home runs this season and they put him pas', the halfway mark on the way toward beating the present record of'M. Yesterday the Vols played their 10th and 71st games, and were! nhort of the midway mark of th« 154-game season. Workman has 83 more games in which to hit L'.i home runs lor a place in the reconl bonX. Jim Poole, another Vol rtoulci, h-t SO homers way tack in 19JO and j trie record still stands, Poole hit his ' half-hundred fourmaslers In 153 ^ pames. \ Should Workman win the home j run title this year it. will be his s'cond. He nil 29 foil! -baesei's for the Vols m 1042 to lead the leagu" , [hat season. I Tvarily I/tans >lmli<rs t Another Vol. outfielder Charlie Giloert, also has a good chance to j beat Poole's record. Gilbert also , got a homer in yesterday's rimihle I Vr>! victory to give him 12 '"r the • year. Early in the season Gilbert was the fair-haired boy to set the new mark, as he hit seven fouvVwxKCrs In the first three games. But a week a£O workman parsed Inm. Leo Tvvardy .strengthened his post at the lead o( the Soul hern's hurlers in the first game yeslcrday as he \v<vi his I2ih pitching viciory Of All Things Th> Ijeplon Cotton Pieker* ye«- terday r.hallced up win No. 13 when they defeated the Monette l^egioti club 9 to 0 on the lostrs' diamond. Big Montro* Holland handled j mound duties for the Blythevllle I Ix'Rionnaires »nd gave up 'only three hits, none of them netting ' the Monette club extra bases. ; Holland's hurling held up throughout, Ihe game and pulled him through the tight spots. HU mo'.ind work was hacked up by hk teammates' creditable asMstanc* In the field. s The pickers made only two errors while ihe Monet te Legionnaires allowed /our hobbles. j Ropeil went ihe ion(e for Mon! elte bin was nicked tor 13 hii* bv [the Pk-kers and gave up «<••»•»] I walks. While lee! Monette hatteis, get'iiis l.svo [or font. j I The Bfyrheville rhib made each ' j [jlnle I tip pay off and each player pot at least one hit- Clifton Wtx.T.n, j i Mel Hay. .Tohti Hntrhersoti and Tc<l Vance got two each. Mel nay was the other half of the Pickers' battery while Btaley ; worked behind the plate for Mon; ette. N'estei-day's 'A'in put. the Pickpis'j I record nt 13 victories and three Its-, ". I Next tilt for the Pickers is sche- j dulerl for 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, ; when thev meet Porahontas on j the Walker Park diamond. • .' Scout Eddie Krajnik scralches ;i his head anil slni-es in disbelief ' as a left-handed catcher turns up at a Phillies' Irvont ctimp in Kenosha. Young Dick Bernard .' of Milwaukee uses a specially'-' made milt on his right hand. r lit wilt be seasoned by » Phil- 1 »delphia farm club, although lie ,• really beloiiRs with the Dodgers. •' Several major league l>ack- stopfi of the dislajit past have thrown lefl-liandcd. Bill Dick^ ex an ( ' olher famous catchers •j can't see how a lefl-hander it : handicapped behind the plale. Baseball Standings Wrestle Fans To See Action In New Arena Juan Hernande?.. a newcomer, will share honors with three popular veterans in Ihe. tag match feature of the American Legion's weekly tag mal<;h tonight which will officially open the Legion's new auditorium-arena on North Second Street. Hernande/, A Latin nieanii, from South of ihe border will team with another Mexican Chlco Cortez aualnst two of the famed Welch brothers, Roy and l/esler. In the < feature event. I Hernandez, who HIM Hie fair- hanks at, slightly above "the ?00 mark. Is rated as one of the touph- est grApplerx In the business. He has made several appearances In this area but this will b« his first I here. Tonight's bouts will be tllf first to be held in the new arena which , was completed last week. 'ITie new arena is located Immediately North of the American I/eglon Hut. Two one-fall preliminary matches are also booked on tonight's card with Hernandex battling Roy Welch , In ihe first and Corte?. matching , I wits with lister Welch in the lat- \ Splashketball MONDAV, JUNK 28, 104? Osceola Victoria Numbni BLythcvllle MISSCO IJTAOIIK W. 7 « 4 1 .... 2 Nine Pel .170 .178 McCarthy's Marauders Defeat Browns, Jump to Fourth Place Golfers Begin Qualifying for \July 4 Tourney Dycrsburg Golfers Take Mcitch From Blythevilfe Team : wood, Cal., fared Lonnart Bersf- lin of Sweden Hudge ;Palty of L/w Angeles met Jaclc Bronwieh of I Australia,; Oardnnr Mvilloy o[ Mk- inl. Fla.. opposed Britain's Tony Mottram. and Tom Brown of San Tranclseo lackleri Josef Asbrolh The DymbiirKJgolf team edged , °' Hll "8 al '>'out t. seven-man: Blytheville link., ; squad nine to eirht yesterday afternoon in U*am ^lay on the 'rain- soaked nine-hole 7'ennessee. course. Heavy showers jit Dyersburg just before the matches and left the fairways and gra« greens spotted with large puddle). Wendel Eaton, Blytlievill* Country Club pro. slut a one-over-par 7.1 for low medal (core. Red Yeager shot a 14 as low iian of the Dyersburg team. Three Blythcvilie linksmen won their matches while lour others I ] were defeated by Dyersbiirg golfers. Blytheville match winners were Eaton, who defeated Walker Poston by ihrec points; James C. Guard, who beat Howard Peters tliree points; and George Hubbard. who finished two points ahead of ! Flcm Hodges. Dyersbur? match winners were Ycaijer. u-lio beat Lyn Eaton by two points; Billy Newsome, winner by two jwin-.s over Ty Adams; Pece nhea, two-ooiiu winner over Hugh Tate; and Ernest Pells, who defeated Ray Wilmington by three point.s. .322 SOUTHERN' I.F.AGDK Mobile W 41 1, Pet. .618 i Not rtate, ChlcfcR Real I>ookoiit* The Memphis Chicks beat Chattanooga twice and moved withm one game of second-place Mobile. acainst two losses. Mon ~>his M " • 5 ' : >7 And ihe Vols strengthened their I Birmingham .18 M .53r> Iir;t-place hold by another same Atlanta 35 40 .467 snri a halt as Mobile, now In se=-i New Orleans » 41 .423 ond, lost a single game to Binning- Little Rock 2fl 41 .406 ham. 9-3. The Vols now lead by Chauanooia 28 44 .397 five and a half games. , Tom Mover also homered twice, NATIONAL LKACUE for Little. Rock, in the first game j W. L. Pet. and Nashville's George Byam hit j Bosion M 26 .581 one fourbagger. St. 1-ouis . as 26 .i>i4 At Mobile. Birmingham's Alex Pittsburgh 33 2ft ..SV. Ror.avheld the defending champs New York 31 20 .511 to live hits and three runs while | Philadelphia 31 33 .484 the Barons broke loose Irom a 3-3 ] Brooklyn 21 31 ,4/Ifi tie and scored six runs in the last ; Oinr.innnti 28 36 .433 two innings lo win 9-3. Ken Olson j Chicago 26 37 .403 wa.i the victim o( the Birmingham AMJ.HICAN I.EAf.UF W. L, Cleveland 31 .Philadelphia 40 2* i New York 37 2ft The Loakout.s could get. only seven | Boston 31 28 .hits ott Frank and Brims- ! Detroit 20 32 wick in the opener and the Chicks j Washington 20 34 tapped three pitchers for 13 hits • Sr. Louis 23 37 and ft 5-3 win. Hoersl got pitching > Chicago 1R 39 credit. j In tile nightcap, Memphis came from behind with a three-niu r.i'i- ly in the last inning to win, 6-5. Sixth-place New Orleans, meanwhile, gained two full games on the fifth-place Atlanta Crackers. The Pel.s »'0n two games from the Crackers, 6-4 and 12-4. Herschel held and Jim Maynnrd )m home runs lor the Pels and Crax respectively in the opener, and Basgall homered for New Orleans in the nightcap. Kleckly and Hal Breeding were the winning I pitchers for the Pels, and Shelby 1 Kinney and Mason Leeper sutfercil the Atlanta losses. Tonight's games: Atlanta, at New Orleans, Liule Rock at Nashville. Birmingham at Mobile and Memphis at Chattanooga. , who PC',. .Fill .BOB .597 ,W5 .47.1 .460 .383 .316 Yesterday'* Results !WI5S€O I.KAGIJK (Sunday) Lutes vs. Dogwood, rainrd out. Number Nine vs. Victoria, rained out. SOUTHERN I.EAGUR Memphi.s .l-fi, Chattanooga 3-5. New Orleans 6-12. Atlanta 4-i. Naslv>'i!!e II-a, Little Rock 8-2. Birmingham 9. Mobile 3. I.ove I.ljhl Modernized BOSTON (UP> — Minors Light, man-operated since it was established in 1850. has been giver. > new look, it now is operated automatically, without a light keeper, by what is known a.s an electric Run dial. Minoi's long have been NATIONAL I.(.ACUK St. Loui.' 6. Brooklyn 4 (called Hid eighth, rair.i. Boston 9. Pittsburgh 1. Cincinnati 4. New York 3 'second game postponed, raini. Chicago 6-4. Philadelphia 1-1. AMERICAN LEAGUE New Yoik .7. Detroit 0. Washington 5-1. Cleveland 3-4. Bosion 2-6. Si. Loins 0-3. Philadelphia 6-6. CdlcaRo 5-5. known as Ihe "I Love You" lishl because of iu one-four-lhree flash. Second Annual Charity Hor»« Show Little Rock % July 2-3-4 Livestock Shew Groundi 8:00 p.m. I UTC to be a Big Evenf ^ Scaoram's (thilleil Pr^ss Sporls Writer YUKK, June 28. <UP^ — Mi At ft, nmitfirs nt this Imp but the RM Sox were ron- I thai Jnmrs Russell Lowell. ':\f- a Rostoni.ih himsr-If. km>w 'AhnL lie " ru fioinji when he wrolc Just 100 >par.-? ago: "What is .10 i are R.-: a dm- tn June; then. If ever. QDIHP perfect days." Lowell's line.s In '"HIP Vision of Sir Launfal." pnimccl In the pre- 'I'Pd William.s' ersi. nrf. hichly ap- plictibli? lo Joe McCnrtliy'.s maran- dfrs, who won n K"me.s and In.iL but live and moved from seventh to fourth plflrc in ihe American League .standings this month. Now rated by Bucky Harris of the world champion Yankees as Ihe team to beat, ttir Ret! Eox moved Lo within five Karnes of first place yesterday when they won '2 io 0 and G to 3 [incisions at St. Louis. Joe Dobson's two-hit pitching Rave him his ninth victory In the -opcnnr but the Red Sox were more. enthusiast ic about the fact that Dave Ferris* turned In his first route-going of ihe season in the second game- F'eniss. who .scattered rlijhi hli.s, indicated his arm wns, : sound again and 1r thai is irne L : he could be n major factor In i McCarthy's pennam pliins. A thiee- t mi homer by Ted WiHiiuns, his , 16th of Ihe sen.son, ntid -i blast by Roljby Doerr. which the Brawns ' claimed went foul, nave FcrrLss all the runs he needed. ; A.'s Top Wlifi* Sr>x ; T>ie Athletics, who just wnn'L Mircirmb lo that decent second division burial the ex pens have arranged for them, rose insicad to within a hair's width o'. first place by lopplncr the White Sox, fi lo s and 6 io 2. Barney McCoskoy was (he hit tin? star in both games. Hi* two-nm triple wa.s the big blnw in a four-run fourth inning rally in the Mrsi pame In which Carl Scheih won his fourth straieht Karne. Me alv> made three hits in the second camp in which nick Fowler wont thp route Ior his fifth win against one loss. A hiphly encouraging ox peri- mr-nt was conducted by Yankee Manaeer Harris at Detroit in which he cave Tommy Byrne a ionp- awailed chance as a 5tarter anci the lefly responded with a two- hit, 7 to Cl victory lie walked eight, bin bore down splendidly and only one Tiger Rot to Ihlrd. Tommy Hrn- rch. who cot three hK5. and Yrvcl Berra who riro\ p e in ihree runs. p,i r ert I h P Yankees a I hat. Washington retarded the Indian 1 : at Cleveland, topping them S to '2 wi'h » lair attack rhaf sent Oenr Bearctrn nut with hi? third defeat against six victories, but the tnlw eountrreri with a. • 'o l second ganir victory as Sam Zoldak won his second straight jsincc romine to Cleveland from Ihe Browns. Homers by Allie Clark and Joe Gordon RHVI; 7.oMaV: cuoviph maisiu for R scvrn-hil win Johnny Sain, thp ArkansA.^ s^-ilr- rel-.ibootcr, won hK ninth Ran^e I Quahfyinic round play for rh? i city championship will ^e( under way today and continue through ] July 5. Wende! Eaton, Blythevilla j Country Club pro, announced ilns i and his sixth In his last seven starts ' mor » in »1 at, Boston, holding Pittsburgh io i Tne member 1 Umrnamenl for iho fight scattered hits in a 9 o 1 cic - v lit1e wtli "* played over an 13- route. Tommy Holmes led the 12-hlt ! llole rollLe - "e said. There are 16 attack with "three singles golfers in the qualifying round. C*rel« Defeat Hum. ! Olie n . iatch " Er * ec - wil! be P lav ~ „ ,, • fd in the tourney, Eaton said. Dr Ihe Cardinals stuck within half. Joh[1 callahan of Sieele. Mo. a R ame or the leading Braves by beating the Dodgers, 6 to 4 at Brooklyn a.s Marty Marion and Stan Mnslal hit homers. Musial's T . A , . was his 17th. A! Brazle, with relief i ' wo ™*SSCO League ped the title last year and will di lend it a^ain in the coniiriR mcei. 1 | help (,-om red wiiks, »-as c.ediied j Gom« Rained Out wIUi his fifth victory Vernal I iFquinox' Jones hit a two-run tri- ! . . . pie. rtoubl? anrt single to lend the' "" Donl - v , '*'" Mississippi County Cardliwl altRck. I Sen "' P ™ f' 18 " 6 R amM scheduled 1 lo oc pla.ved yesterday were rained I ne Reds nosed mil Uie Giants.' o m. Lutes was lo have mel the 1 io 3.. at New York In a game Dogwood nine at Dogwood anrt otnmlly protested by Manager Mel Number Nine was slated to play Oil. who charged thai fill-in third -----baseman Danny Litwhilcr threw his glove at a smash by Walker cooper in the eighth, which would have under the rules given Coop an automatic; three base hit. After a wrangle in which even, umpires Beans Reardon and Jocko Con la n i began shouting at each other. Cooper was waved back to first. The T?cds won it ior EXell Black well with four .straight singles, two by pinch-hiiter* Babe Young and Angle Galan. afu-i i.« - o -.vere out in the eighth. It was Blackwcll's fourth win. Tlit second game was rained out. , Thp Cub* defeated the Phils, fl to 2, behind Russ Meyer's seven' tut pitching but Rookie Robin Roberts squared accounts with a 7 io 4 ; triumph in the nightcap, the sec! ond straight victory for the $25.000 bonus hurlcr since he joined the club two weeks ago. Eddie Miller hit a first game homer and Del Ennis got one with two aboard for the Phils In the nightcap- Victoria on the tatter's diamond. Only one league game was played during last week to alter team standings. Osceola defeated the Blytheville Chicks to put the Soiuh Mississippi Couiuians In a first- place tie with Lutes. Both have ,718 averages. This loss pushed the Chicks a Illile. farther down into the cellar, dropping their woti- lost average from .250 to .522. j Plnvci'5 biillle for- the spherr .is I splnshkcitb;i|] is 01 it;in;i1rfl in j DIP Griswuld Counli.v Club pool < nt Croton Cunn. There nre four j nn a side, including a poalie { u-ith a hoop sir;<ppe<l in his j hack. The e.nmo is ;; c-ditihina- i lior^ 0( water polo and b;»skel- 1 1 _ ball. •« i • Midget Leaguers Play Three Games In 'Y' Competition 1 Yarbro defeated the leopards. 9 ; to 2, Lutes Store <von over the Tigers by 5 to 5 and promised Land '• | trimmed the Travelers H to 4 in i "Y" Midget leaqn pluv Satiirdnv. ; Yarbro scored six big runs in" the • opening inning n ,,d was never seriously threatened as they timinced | the Leopards who lud trouble get- j ting their team organized. i Lutes Store had to come from behind in the final innirifi lo take a B to 5 decision over the Tigers. The . winners scored three in Ihe first jnnln*. then pecked away at Moore', offerings for five runs, one in the first, twn in ihe I bird and t\vo in the .fourth. The Lilies Store ; boys cnme to bat trailing by S to 3 , in their half of the final inning and pushed across three markers . to capture the game. : Promised Land had little trouble with the Traveler in racking up a 14 lo 4 victory. They tallied six in the fir?', inning and five In the second and from there coasted in. The Travelers helper! the Promised Land with several erro] s while the winners were playing errorless ball Hogan Plans No Defense of Title Won in Iverness TCL.EDO. O., June 28. <UPI — Bar lie-weary Ben Hogan said today that ho woul.1 not be back next year to defend Hie Ivmiess best-ball goll title which he won yesterda:, 1 with Jimmy Demarel for the third straight lime. ' Hogan, ihe bantam belter from Hcrshey. Pa., said he found Ions tournaments liks the 126-hole Iver- [ nes.s too gruelling this late in his ' golfing career, and would have to decline an invitaiion next year. He and Demaret established a virtual monopoly on best-bali_play j by their -plus ig" viciory yesterday. In addition io Ihe Inverness, th*? two transplanted Tcxsns. have won the Miami loin-ball tournament lor the last two seasons. Demaret said that he would accept an invitation it il was extended lo him next year. the TASTE! ™or \thePRICE! GRAIN NEUIRAl. X, Dislribuled by SEASMM'S 7CROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Proof. 6SKGr«in Neulr.l SpitiK, S»HTim-Dislillers Corponlion, Chryslei BiiildinE, New York Women's Western Golf Title Goes to Patty Berg .CHICAGO. Jnnn 28. (UP)— Lit-Ie PiUt.v Rnr:; rcmrned to Minneapolis toriny wirhnuL ibe *500 pri?^: she won tnr tx^nTinfj Mrs, Rsbe. Ditiritik- son Zaharia.s in R thrillins extra hole bATtlp for rhe Women's We,u- crn Golf Championship. NtL-;,s Be i e won, one-np. on the 31th hnle nfirr trailing most '">' l^ te way in Sf>' urday'A final.s at the SkvrreM Country Club, i She immPriiatcly offered her win- itci'n rbfck Tfl (jic Western Woiiifn'R Golf As.<ociitir>n "to fvirther interns! in ihp t same of «olf arnon.s yoniik' unrnrn.'' Today'i Games ROCTIIKKN LEAGUK i ' All ni^ht Kaniw.l M nin phis at Chattanooga, A'Miua 31 New OrlraiVR. I;iiilr Rnrk ai Nashville. Birnunpham at Mobile. schertnled. AMERICAN LEAGUE No iHtnp^ scheriuied. Robinson and Docusen : Set ior Delayed Bout i CHICAGO. June 28. (UP'—Ray "Sugat ' Robinson and Bernard , "Docfc" Docusen were set to square off tonight In Comisky Park for their twice-postponed 15-round welterweight title match. Promoters today said ft heavy training schedule and rigid diet, had pared enough weigh, t from Robinson io allow him to make the 147-pound weight limit. Rut .tome observer believed Robinson might , be weakened by the diet. The champion was al- least four pounds over thr maximum last, Monday when the bout with the New Orleans battler was called off because of "unfavorable weather." He, barely marie the limit June 17 when bnd weather forced the first postponement. Robinson announced Friday that tonight's fight, will be his last AS a welterweight because of weight difficulties Two Games Scheduled in Girls' Softball League Play in the second half of the Blylheville "Y" Girls Softball len-i St.ix team. 4 U.S. Netmen Reach Wimbledon Play-Offs WIMBLEDON. England, June 28. 'UP' — Four confident, youthful racket wielders from the U.S. occupied exactly one-half of the remaining berths in the men's singles division as the WimblecJon tennis championships today moved into it,-, second week. None, however, were scheduled against each other in the quarterfinals play. Long Bob Falkenburif of Hollv- sue begins tonight at Walker Park with two games on tap. In ihe first game, Meyer's Bakery meets the Peerless Cleaners at 8:00 o'clock and the second brings together rne first half champion Fit/patrlc.k. Jcwelen nnd the Rice- Collegiate Linksmen Launch NCAA Tourney STANFORD, Cal.. -June 28. <UP> —Headed by ihe defending champion team from Louisiana StAi.ft Univcrsifv. the nation's top roltc- piate Rolfcrs lord off hrrf lodny • ^cekinp Uir. NCAA individual ana i club championships. 1 Thf K n s *. e rti Tepvrspntativor. , spurred by theii .S-] 'l to 1-1 2 vir- \ lory in the Easl-W(v*t b^U 1 uiat"hf5i ye.stpi day. appr^red io ; have the best games to oiler to wia ' the cl'.atnpionshipb. Tn practice rounds they have had rhV best scores. 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