The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1956 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 25, 1956
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1956 BLVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THIRTEEN Comparable to Reynolds-Page Duet- Hottest New Bigtime Act: Vinegar Bend and Kinder By JOE RGICHLER The Associated Press • Vinegar Bend Mizell appears a cinch to win 20 games for the St. Louis Cardinals this season provided Ellis Kinder's aging arm holds out. The young lefthanded Mizell has game between Boston and the Orioles in Baltimore. Cold weather forced the postponement of games between Milwaukee and Chicago, New York and Pittsburgh and Brooklyn and Philadelphia. The postponement was a break for the Red Sox who have lost three straight while Ted Williams, their big slugger, has been nurs- turned in victories in his first two starts but in each case he needed ninth inning assistance from the old rightlianded Kinder. Last night, exactly a week after the pair had combined to down the Cincinnati Redlegs 4-2 in the season's opener, the Mizell-Kinder duo teamed up to defeat the Reds again, this time 5-3. After walking the first batter in (he ninth, Mizell was relieved by Kinder who promptly gave up a hit to Bob Thurman, that put the potential tying run on base. The 41-year-old relief bore down, however, to strike out George Crowe and persuaded Johnny Temple to hit into a game ending double piay. It's too early to make comparisons but the Mizell-Kinder act is remindful of the Reynolds - Page duo who pitched so successfully for the New York Yankees in 1949. Rain, Cold Weather Rain and cold weather raised havoc with the schedule yesterday, limiting the action to three games, two in the American League. In those, the Yankees whipped the Washington Senators 4-1 and the Detroit Tigers drubbed the Kansas City Athletics 7-4. The home run ball was very much in, evidence in the Yankee and Tiger victories. They accounted for all but three of the 11 runs made by the two teams. The Yankees hit two, one of them a three-run blast by Hank Bauer. The other was a solo blow by Yogi Berra. Bill Tuttle, Ray Boone and Reno Bertoia were the Tiger homer-hitters. Tuttle, who also singled, drove in four runs. Bertoia had two singles besides his four-bag- ger and scored three times. Rain washed out the scheduled ing a tender foot. * Boyer Pacing Majors With Hefty .556 By BEN 1 OLAV NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Boyer, who hit only .264 as a major league rookie last year, is off to a whirlwind start and leads the National League in batting while giving St. Louis Cards' followers high hopes of a banner season. In his first seven games, Boyer has collected 15 hits — the most in the majors — in 27 at bats for a .556 average. Figures compiled by the Associated Press also .reveal that Bill Skowron of the New York Yankees is the American League pace-setter among the players who have at least 20 times at bat. The husky 1 first baseman shows a .464 aver- J age on 13 safeties in 28 trips. Mickey Mantle is runnerup to SkOwron with a .462 batting mark. Mantle and Yogi Berra are deadlocked for home run honors with four apiece. And they're also tied for most runs batted in with 13. Boyer is having things pretty Master Your Game... No. 8 Know Your Shots Br JACKIE BURKE Master of the Masters Written for NBA Service Percentage golf is not so much the science of playing shots you can make as it is j of playing without the shots GJ which you are incapable. Learn to know the shots you can't play, and forget about them. For example, I have never aimed at the pin with anything longer than a niblick, yet I have seen 90 shooters go for It with a brassie. You wIH hit more pins by not aiming at them. That's not a paradox. It's a percentage. Take what you learn on the practice tee and use It on the course. The golf you play at a driving: range is, as such, worthless. Confine your learning to that which you can use on the course. Forget the intricacies of the hip action, the time to uncork the wrists and all the other complicated phases of the swing that actually have nothing to do with hitting the ba Years ago golfers found it necessary to have a different technique for each club. They played punch shots, push shots, fades. With the precision clubs manufactured today, the lofts uniformly graded and the shafts equally tempered, there is enough variety already built Into the clubs. The average golfer is not likely to be confronted with a shot which cannot be handled simply by hitting the ball straightaway. NEXT: Choice of olubs. With only one light, on that black night, H« sped down the road for a ride, The light went out, And without a doubt, His Neglect insured suicide. HAVEYOUR CAR SAFETY CHECKED NOW You Bet Your Life On The Safely Of Your Car. Be SURE of smooth, safe motoring. Drive your car in today for a thorough point-by-point safety check at... PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. Your Ford Dealer 300 Broadway Phone 3-4453 WRONG BASE — Pittsburgh's Toby Atwell looks like he's sliding in to break up a double, play at second. Instead, he was out at first base as Hoyt Wilhelm, Giants' pitcher, No. 49, covered the base and took a throw from Gail Harris, first baseman, who fielded the ball. much his own way in the National League. Bill Sarni, also of the Cards, is a rather distant second with .440 on 11 hits in 25 at bats. Ray Jablonski of Cincinnati, tops the National League in homers with 5 and runs batted in with 11. Joe Adcock of Milwaukee lias the most doubles in * the National League, 4. Hobie Landrith of the Chicago Cubs and the BraVes\ Bill Brutoii are the only players to have at least two triples and Bruton and Junior Gilliam of Brooklyn are the pace-setters in runs scored with 8 apiece. Vinegar Bend Mizell of the Cards and Robin Roberts of the Phillies are the pitching leaders with 2-0 records. Mizell and Johnny Antonelli and Ruben Gomes of the New York Giants have struck out the most batsmen, 10. In the American League, Mantle and Hank Bauer of the Yanks and Eddie Yost are tops In runs scored with 9. Billy Goodman of the Red Sox is head man in doubles with 4 while Hector Lopez of Kansas City and Dick Tettelbach of Washington each have walloped a pair of trip-, les. The World's Finest Bourbon Since U35 Worthy of Your Trust for 161 Years... Beam old fashioned Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is distilled and aged under a formula passed on from generation to generation for over 16) years. Only Beam tastes like Beam ... only Beam tastes so good. • MNMT KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOBHIWI WHISKEY <|[S B. B it* DISTILUM M., CURMMI, Kr. Kid Wins, Suggests Re-Match LONDON (AP) — Former world Welterweight champion Kid Gavilan today threw out a "Let's meet again for the third and final time" challenge to Britain's Peter Waterman. The 30-year-old Cuban hammered out a decision over the 21-year- old Briton last night in a tough 10-rounder that had 14,000 fans cheering wildly. It was sweet revenge for Gavilan who lost a disputed decision to Waterman in London in February. Most people thought Gavilan won that fight easily. "Waterman was much much better this time," Gavilan said as he sat in his dressing room nursing a badly swollen right eye. "He really hurt with those rights." Chamil Chade, Gavilan's manager, talked about a rest i^ the sun lor his charge and more fights in Europe before they return home. "The Kid has now had two fights since his influenza," said Chade. "He needs rest." Gavilan's greater experience was too much for Waterman. Fights Last Night Milwaukee—Dei Flanagan, 154'/ 2 St. Paul, outpointed .George Boddie, 1561/2, Dayton, Ohio, 10. Stockton, Calif. — Kid Castro, 139%, Stockton, outpointed Billie Seals, 134, Oakland, Calif. 10. London, England—Kid Gavilan, 147'/<, Cuba, outpointed Peter Waterman, 147',$, England, 10. Yank Farmer Blanks Travs On 3 Singles By THE ASSOCIATED I'HESS Young Jim O'Reilly, a big left-hander pointing for Yankee Stadium, has proved that Birmingham can win on pitching as well as power. The 21-year-old wilh a well-tilled Another Memphis rookie, Ron Ex-Track Star Points Accusingly at Ferris LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Stanford University track star has accused Daniel J. Ferris, secretary-treasurer of the American Amateur Athletic Union, of arranging for him to make a trip to Canada that exceeded AAU expense account rules. bag of pitching tricks gave the Barons theJr first, shutout of the season last nisht when he slopped Little Rock 4-0 on three singles. The Barons, who boast n Lineup loaded with lefthanded power, hadn't won a game previously with less than seven runs. O'Reilly, who came along fast late last season and posted an 8-B record with Birmingham, had some terrific backing as the Barons took clear title to second place in the Southern Association standings. His mates pulled four doubleplays. with shortstop George Prigge participating in all four, and prevented a Littie Rock man form reaching second. Chicks Smack Cracks The marauding; Memphis Chicks kept four games ahead of Birmingham by dumping Atlanta -1-2. Mobile beat Chattanooga 9-3. Cold weather forced postponement or the New Orleans at Nashville game. Mobile used seven walks, an error and n stolen base to score seven runs in the fourth and knock the Lookouts for -a loop in Chattanooga. Starter Bobby Lee Brown gave up four of the walks and committed the error and was charged with the setback, his third against no victories. Bob Yanen, 23-year-old right- hander, gave up eight hits, fanned five and walked two in notching his second triumph against no setbacks. Pour of the hits came in the fifth, when the Looks scored all three of their runs in Crawford Davidson's homer. Cooper, poled his sixth homer ot the year. The Crackers stranded. left nine men Race Disturbance Following Game At Kansas City KANSAS CITY WV-A flurry of fist fights between white and Negro boys broke out at Municipal Stadium as the crowd was leaving after Detroit beat Kansas City 7-4 yesterdny. Police headquarters said wasn't cnlled so had no report on the disturbance. Officers directing 1 traffic nearby streets moved onto the playing field but by that time things had simmered down. There was nothing to indicate what started the trouble. This is the first year white and Negro pupils have been integrated in Kansas City's public high schools and occasional fights after school hours have been reported. It was high school day at the stadium yesterday and the crowd of 13.953 included 8,447 youngsters dismissed from classes to see the game on special 50-cent tickets. One spectator estimated 35 to 40 fights were going on at once but from the press box it appeared a dozen was the maximum, with about 300 participating in the gen- PauL Stuffel allowed Atlanta onlyi eral melee, one hit in the first five innings but 1 one boy had blood on his face gave up three more before being pulled after the sixth. Rookie Phii Brown hurled hitless relief ball the final three frames. but no serious injuries were reported. One groundskeeper was hit oh the head with' a rake handle, i Ferris, in New York, quickly 1 denied the allegation, branding it ! na "ridiculous." John T. Pulton, who was a half- miler at Stanford and captain of the 1946 United States track team which toured Europe, held a long conference yesterday with Larry Houston, secretary of the Southern Pacific Assn. of the AAU. Then he announced he would place before the AAU Executive Commlt- iee a charge that Ferris wtis "instrumental in my defection" from amateurism. "Santee" Prompted Airing- It was the "shocking" lifetime suspension of miler Wos Santee that prompted Fulton's decision to air his case, he told newsmen. Fulton, 33 and non' fin independent television producer, displayed a letter dated March 19, 1956. from Ferris in answer to Fulton's wherein he told Ferris they both might be guilty of violating rules. Ferris disclaimed any knowledge of alleged Irregularities. He said: "Your attempt to besmirch my reputation is definitely libelous. Ii you violated the amateur role you certainly did it without my knowledge. Was your letter written in an attempt to intimidate me?" Futlon told Houston and newsmen that in 1944 he competed in several Eastern indoor meets at the invitation of the AAU. He sairi he won events In the Mi 11 rose Games in New York and at the Boston Gardens. He said he .was tired, had blisters on his feet, and so went to Ferris mid told him he was returning home. "The National Indoor Championships were coming up and Ferris ttsked me to stay on." Fulton related. "We agreed that I could take a trip to east Canada to visit my grandparents whom I hud not seen since I was little. I got a voucher from the AAU and bought a round-trip plane ticket to Canada. And I got my $7 a day expense money every day I was away. I know this Was far in excess of AAU expense rules." Fulton said that when lie re turned from Canada he ran in the Columbus event, for which, b* said, he received 8000 in cash to an unmarked envelope. He s*l4 he still doesn't know who dellT- ered it to his room. For winning the Millrose .race, Fulton sftlcL he received a $45 watch and an |86 set of golf clubs, being cautioned to silence. Ferris said he has consultad AAU records "and there's not * word of truth In what Fulton said." Plnehurst Agog Over Sanders PINEHURST, N. C. 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