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AY, MAY 28, 19SJ KLYTHEVIU.K (ARK.) COUKTER NEWS Midget League Teams Assigned to Sponsors iWHEN IN DOUBT, REACH OUT—Tottenham Hotspur's bluc-jcrscycd goalkeeper, Dick Ditch, [burn, dives to smother a shot by a Newcastle United attacker before Ihe customary bumper crowd in . The white-shirlcd players are dc(cnscm.:n teammates of the goalie, even though it looks like one of them is delivering a sv;ift kick to his jaw. (NBA) Sal the Barber Trims Brooks 3-0 for Ninth Straight Win Stoley Registers Eighth as Cards Outslug Cubs 8-5; Yanks Win 7-2 New York Brooklyn Chicago ' Cincinnati St. Louis Philadelphia Boston Pittsburgh NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. Gb 25 8 .758 23 20 18 17 15 13 T .719 li/ 2 .556 6'A .514 8 A59 10 .455 10 .406 11 Vi .184 20 1 /, AMERICAN LEAGUE W I. Pet. QB Cleveland 21 14 .632 ".Washington ' 20 15 .571 21i Boston SO IB .571 I'/! New York 17 .Chicago 19 8t. Louii 18 •Philadelphia 13 Detroit 10 15 18 23 18 33 . .531 4 .5M 4',i .439 714 .419 7'i .303 11 >/ 2 ASSOCIATION Mobil* New Orleans Atlanta • Chattanooga Birmingham hvilU Memphta W 27 J7 24 25 23 30 17 12 Pet. .600 .67* .545 .534 .523 .476 :43S .278 'YESTERDAY'S RESULTS Southern AMoeiaHon K»«hTlll« 7-3, New Orleans 0-S Birmingham «, Little Rock 4 Mobile 3, Chattanooga 1 Only fames scheduled National Le*r«« St. Louis 8 Chicago 5 Cincinnati 5 Pittsburgh 4 (14 Innings) New York i Brooklyn 0 Boston 4-4 Philadelphia 2-J (/(rat gam* 12 Innings; second 10) : American Learu« Detroit 6 Cleveland 4 New York 7 Washington 1 Philadelphia 7 Boston 3 By JOE Uriel!!.EK AF Sport* Writer If Brooklyn is in a lather today, blame is on York's most distinguished barber, Salvatore JIaglie. New tThe Barber) Msglie treated Dodgers to one of his copy- His dreaded curve ball cutting the corner as sharp as a ra/.or. Sal — the righted clippings last night as he pitched the Giants to a 3-0 triumph. The righthander strapped the Brooks with four meager hits but cut down six of them via strike- outi. Sat's earned run percentage is now 1.14. It was a big victory for the Giants as well as for the 35-year-old Mag- He. It was their sixlh straight triumph and increased their Nalional League lead over the Brooks lo a game and a half. It was the ninth straight win for Maglie, who has yet to taste defeat this season. . The Giants got only six hits o!f loser Ben Wade and John Rutherford but they included homers by Willie May» and Don Mueller. Maglle's was not the only outstanding pitching performance yesterday. Allie Reynolds of ho-hit fame yielded only two safeties as he hurled the New York Yankees to a 7-2 victory over the Washington Senators. Both came In the fourth inning and .accounted for the Nats' Chicago S St. Louis 0 TODAY'S GAMES National League New York at Brooklyn St. Louta at Chicago Cincinnati at Pittsburgh (night) Only games scheduled American League Chiea^i at St. Louis (night) Cleveland at Detroit (night) Only games scheduled Southern Association All night games Memphis at New Orleans Chattanooga at Atlanta Nashville at Birmingham Little Hock at Mobile 3 Blytheville Youths to Enter State Junior Tennis Tourney Blytheville will have threr entries In the state Junior tennis tournament which will be held In Arfcadelphia Friday and Saturday. The tournament is being sponsored by the Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerc*. The BlylhevlUe Jaycees aiinounc- the regional the winners will go to tallies. Berra, Reynolds' battery- mate In his two no-hitters of lasl year, gave a real helping hand with a pair of homers and a double. Irv Noren chipped In with a two-run homer. Washington remained In a tie for second with Boston, still 21 games off the American League pace, when both Cleveland the Red Sox were beaten, vlo Werl?.' three run homer climaxed a six-run sixth Inning outburst by Detroit to give the Tigers a S-4 decision over the Indians. Bob Lemon absorbed his fourth defeat after pitching fiv. Innings of hllless ball. Hal New houser. In relief, picked up his firsl victory. Gus Zernlal's two-run homer in Ihe fifth and Eddie Joost's two-run double In (he ninth gave rooki Harry Byrd his first win and the Philadelphia Athletics a 7-3 Irlumph over the Red ,Sox. Saul Rogovin pitched the Chlcag. White Sox to a six-hit 3-0 victor- over the St. Louis Browns. Enos Slaughter rapped four hits Including a home run, and Stan Muslal also came through with four-bagger to lead the St. Loul. Cardinals to an 8-5 win over the Chicago (Cubs. Gerry Staley coast ed to his eighth mound success. Eddie. Pellagrtni, inserted « first base because of « recurrence of a shoulder Injury to Hank Ed wards, banged a 14lh-innlng home run to give th» Cincinnati Reds 5-* victory over Pittsburgh. Frank Smith pitched 7 2-3 Innings of shut out relief to receive credit for th win. Th« Boston Braves «nd Phll» delphla Phils split a twl-nigh doubleh«ader, the Braves takini the first, 4-2, In 12 innings and th Phils coming back In the nightcap lo score a 5-4 vlclory In 10 Innings PACS vnrm Yarbro Co-Op to Enter Team; 112 Boys Register Organization of BlyllieviHe's new Midget Baseball -eague for boys 10 lo 12 years of a^e was completed, yesler- lay when the five sponsoring civic ciuljs were assigned teams. All that remains to be done now *• — '_ s arranging Hie schedule and lhat s expected to be completed lute his week or early next week, ac- :ording lo J. p. Ganoll. secretary >f the Blytheville Y which Is organizing th league. Six teams were lined up (or the eague yesterday when Mr. Garrott .nnounccd that the Yarbro Co-Op Gin would ,\ponsor a team of Yarbro boys In the league. The Yarbro >o-op is replacing the Y as a sjxm- ioring organization. Tn Blytheville five civic clubs, -ions. Kiwani.s. Rotary, Jaycees and American Legion, are sponsoring canw. Blytherllle toami ii'ere pick- id yesterday by team captains ap- jolnted by the Y. The Kiwanis, Ljons. Jaycees and American Legion were each assign•d 22 players and the Rotary 24 )ut all teams must be cut lo an 18-player limit before league play starts. The league (B scheduled lo :efiin play the second week In June. The teams: Lions Club. Roland Bishop and Harmon Taylor, coaches: Danny Hralcher (captain), John Nelson, Tommy Slnyton, Robert Brown, Gene Auston, Eobby Graham, Bobby Peek. Billy Cathey, David Moody, Billy llaney, Larry Burgeson. Jntnes Garnelt. Marshal! Aycor.k, Clyde Kapu, John Logan. Billy Nelson, Danny Morris, Monty Brid^en Bob sweet, Blllv Boone, Horace Wavne. Arden Collier. Club. George Clark. Coach: Mickey shelton (captain), Bo Huffman. Jack Thompson, Marvin Zellner, Jatnee Brogdon, Ben Harpolc, James McBrLde, James Priest, Billy Reid. Jon Trumble Gene Swaner, David Doyle, Jerry Hargett, Dennis Fisher, David Ray JamcF Alley, James Kelley, Harold P n 1 ley, , Jc r ry Pol? g rove. Byron Moore, Jerry Coleman, Bill Bwaf- ford. Jnyeees, Finery Ftancts, Coach: Jimmy Haynes (captain), Jerry Brown, Mike Terry. Jimmy Tyrone Tony Edwards, Edwfii Cure, Jr., BiUy French, Robert While, Marvin McMahaiu Jack Renfro, James Pngh, Otto Boyett, Jimmy WesUh- erford, Joe Carter, Jerry Rouns*- vall, Jess* Taylor, Shannon Hilliard G ary Spar ty, Ron aid Me Ma nu* David Burnett, Ervan Wimberly. Rotary Club, Mr. E. J. Cure Coach: Bobby Jayroe (captain) Don Tinker, Billy Ross, Bobby Wat- oon, Robert Myers, Eddie Gilles* Bobby Richardson, Taylor Francis James Trice, BUly Peterson, Phillip Farmer, Lee Moore] Tommy Garcia Russell Smith, David Dnvall, Jimmy Foley, Carroll Blakemore. Ronny Huey, Jack Wood, Oerald L*r- kln, J. L. Auston, Lenwood Cralf? Ricky Dcdman, Darwin Dickinson. American Legion: Larry Fitzgerald (captain), Jerry Lutz, Charles Coalter, Dan Farrls, Nelson Stark Lee Roy Vinson, David Crump, L*mar Wheat, Charles "West, Ray Jackson, Frank Rowe, Carlos Barnes, Alvte Jarrett, Curtis Branscum, Sam Tune, Freddy White Gyn Dale Howard, Robert Lovelace William Stallcnp, Bruc« Hall, Jerry Cockreil, Jerry Lowi Lemish, Coles Spark Mobile Diminutive Barons Turn Giants as SA Leaders Top Pebi By The Associated Tress Mike Loutish and Chuck Coles two of the smallest members of the 1852 Mobile Dears, are playing ginnt roles In Manager Ed Head's amazing cast which con-'day timies to set the Southern Assocln-! the tlon pace. Lemish. 5 foot 8 righthander, posted his fourth victory-last night when he tossed the Druins to a 3-1 victory over Chattanooga. Coles, a 5 foot 9 outfielder, drove 111 all three runs for Die winners and nailed Ellis Clary trying to Yanks Start Playing Each Other In 4th Round of British Amateur PRESTWICK start eliminating eai By TOM OCHILTRKE . Scotland-M>,-The top American contenders for tile British amateur golf championship nch other today now tliat they have worked their way through a large part of the British Stocky Frank St.-af.cl of Garden City, N.Y., me et, happy-go-lucky Hotart Manlcy of Savannah Oa la make 'a double out of a late-innings single Lookout ty^S. farm families receive aboul one-third of their totnl cash Income from sources other than theli farms. this morning that the local club Is sending three Blythcvllle High School nlhletM. D. L. Bailey. Hiram Snodgrass and Billy Gilbow. tc the tournament. Bailey and Snodgrass win enter the singles competition and Snodgrass and Gilbow will pair up for the doubles competition. Winner o! the state tournament will be eligbile to take part in the regional Junior Chamber of Commerce tournament, lo be held in Missouri later this slimmer. From GaviSan, Pruden To Fight Tonight INDIANAPOLIS IIP,- -Kid Gavi- Jnn of Cuba leaves his world welterweight title at home but puts his reputation on the line tonight In a 10-rounii bout wilh Fitzie Pruilen of Paterson. M. J. Gavilan Is the favorite. He had to finish fust to outpoint Pruden in a 10-rountIer at Milwaukee a year ago. but Pniden has lost his last three touts—two to Arthur King and one to Chlcao Vejar. The fight will be Oavllan's last before his title defense July 7 against unbeaten Gil Turner of Philadelphia in Philadelphia Municipal Stadium. Dick Groaf Wins McKevlin Trophy OREE:NSBORO. N. c. M"J—Dick Groat of Duke. All-Amorica in both basketball and baseball, today \vns announced as winner of the Mc- Kevlin award, which goes to the outstanding athlete of the Southern Conference, for the second year In a row. national tournament. Charles Moore, state Jnyrce president, will accompany the boys to 1 Arkadelphia for the tournament. 1 They are scheduled to leave tomorrow. Every mellow drop... TOP KENTUCKY BOURBON iisium mum louiian »»i«fr. 4 TUIS ott u n<w. m SHH Dismtikt n, iusKm, n. Attention!! FORD OWNERS This Is the Last Week to Get 1. Free Safety Check 2. Listed For Free Prizes 50 GALLONS GASOLINE 10 LUBRICATIONS You do not have (o he present to win a valuable prize. Only 20 minutes lime is required lo have your Ford Safety Checked. . . . We'll lie looking for you! COME IN TODAY- PLAY SAFE! IHiillins 300 Broadway Phon. 4453 to dous threat. Birmingnam trimmed Little Rock 6-4 and New Orleans divided a double-header with the Nashville Vols. Nashville won tbe opcne-r T-0 and the Pels captured the aller- piece 8-3. Atlanta and Memphis were not scheduled. The Leintsh—Coles combination gave Mobile Its "crucial" series with Chattanooga, three games to one, and dropped the Lookouts into fourth place. Birmingham's decision over Little Hock — second victory of the year Jor lefty Jim Wallace In 11 second nil-American tussle,* Ted Basselt of Wcslchestcr, N.Y., matches strokes with J.p. M C . Neilly. a member of the U.S. armed services in Germany. Going into today's matches there were 20 Americans still'In the field. When Ihe shooting is over tonight, there can be a maximum of only H U.S. players left due to possible national flushes. The entire field will be slashed to 32, meaning (hat. this is the when Ihey begin separating men from the boys. Prank Strnna'hail, Ihe Toledo bellnr. opposed a Scot, II.M. Gow, in the third round, but Ihe locnl boy isn't expected lo throw the scare into Frankie he received yesterday. Joe Gent. 53-year-old Yorkshire businessman, hud Strannlian two down with two holes to play, but the American won the nth and Kith and went on to win the match on the 21st hole, when Ihe Scot hit a trap that looked like a crater in the moon. Defending Champion Dick Chapman of Plnehuist, N.C., has been under no real .pressure thus far. lie probably won't be today, cither, against W.S. Whltelnw o! Scotland in a fourth-round match. Courier News Defeats Juveniles in CSL Play the visiting Travelers. Last night's triple killing, like the one the previous evening, was slarted by outfielder Ken Humphrey. With runners on first and second In the The Courier News' Dirty Sox moved into a first place tie with Ark- Mo in the Commercial Softball League yesterday as they turned back the Planleis Hardware Juveniles 7-5 at Maloney Park. The Dirly Sox got but three hits* off Juvenile pitcher Shannon Langley but loose fielding and wildness hurt Lnniilcy's cause. One of the three hits wns n two-run homer by Claude Sparks. j The Juveniles got five hits off j Billy Baker, Dirty Sox luirler, one of which was a same opening home run by Marvin Ross. 'lYalllns 7-3 the Juveniles put together three hits and an error In the fifth inning for three runs but Ihe Sox snuffed out the rally without any damage. Bob Chitdress and Uoss each got two hits to lead the Juveniles nnd Edsel Harber and J. P. Gai-rott got the Dirty Sox other two hits. No game wns scheduled in the league today but tomorrow afternoon Farmers Rank Is scheduled to play Planters Hardware. One kind ot larvae lives at a depth of 1,000 feet In Lake Super- iiirfnce only Chevies Blank Plowboys 19-0 InBWLGame The defending champion Sullivan-Nelson Chevies went on a hitting rampage yesterday as they banged out a 19-0 win over the 61 Implement Company's Plowboys In the Bay Window Sottball League. Five home runs sparked the Chevies' 22 hit attack. Hugh Wright was the big gun getting two singles and two homers in four trips to the plate. Dick Watson also hit two homers and Pete Burnham got one. Arthur Sampson coasted to his third win of the season against two losses. 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