The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1953 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 19, 1953
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PAGR roun BUTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW* FRIDAY, JUNE 19, UN Cards Have Locks on Home Games By BEN PHLEGAR* Associated Tress Rporti Writer The St. Louis Cardinals and the Brooklyn Dodders are doing their level best to insure the 1053 National Lenguo pennant 1'or the up-slart Milwaukee Brave-s. It's strictly unintentional of course. But nobody is happier than the transplanted Braves about the current state of affairs where the Cards can't win for losing in Brooklyn and the home-loving Dodgers \voujd be much belter off if they just skipped SI. Louis on their Western tours. The two -would-be contenders have met nine times this spring. The Dodgers won the four played in Brooklyn and the Cardinals have just finished sweeping their second series—a total of five gomes—from Brooklyn in St. Louis. Braves Cash Opportunity Milwaukee, certainly not nn outfit to let such a golden opportunity slip by, has gained three full gnme. duriiiR Brooklyn's decline find ffll in St. Louis. And because the Braves, too, have been winning the only progress the Cardinals have made towards first place i he linlf fininf they picked up yrs- terdiiy when Milwaukee was rainec out. The Cardinals boat the 32 Qualify in State Golf Tournament Blytheville's E. B. Gee, Louis McWaters Card 77' TEXARKANA (AP) — Thirty-two of Arkansas' top shotmakers, led by n medalist who hadn't figured in the shooting, moved out this morning in first round matches of the 1953 State Amateur Golf Tournament. It remained for Albert McWill- lams, ft Tcxarfcnim insurance man. to show the star-studded field of several former champions, how to roaster the tough, tree-lined Texarkana Country Club Course. McWilliams fired ft 4-under-par 69 to take the medal In qualifying rounds yesterday. Only seven others were able to match or better regulation figures. They Included Charlie WooclnrU, former state champion from Magnolia who had a 70, and Ross Collins of Monticello, also n former state titllst and ex-national left- handers champion, who came in with a par 73. Martin Tenney of Little Kock qualified automatically One of the slate's best young golfers, Davis Love Jr. of El Dot si- do, apparently wilted under the JOO-pIus temperature, coming in with an 87. Love won tile Stute Junior Tournament over the same course last week with even par for 36 holes. Finals Sunday Tlie low 20 shooters among the 32 qualifiers for the championship flight yesterday will meet the state's pros in the Arkansas Cup Matches here later this month. Two 18-hole rounds today whittles the championship Ilight to 16. The quarterfinals will be played tomorrow morning and the semi-finals In the afternoon. The 36-hole finals are set for Sunday. Today's pairings with qualifying scores: Tenney vs Louis McWaters (77), Blylhovlllc. Nolan Dodd 1731, Little Rock vs Prod Michael (78), Lnke Village. Thomas Barker (72). Hot Springs vs Ted Dnrragh (77), Little Rock. Miller Barber (7(1), Texarkana VR Barney Osment (7ft), Jonesboro. Woodnr'rt (70), vs Billy Bell (77), Pine Bluff. Al Hoffman (741, Texarkana vs Aubrey Harper (78), Texarkana. Len Spitzcr (12), Little Rock vs . T. Caven (78) Texarkana. Sam McKlnncy (7(1), Ft. Smith 5 V. A. Qcan (79), Little Rock. McVVilllams (69) vs E. B. Gee Jr. (77). Blytheville. Paul Collum (74), El Dorado vs Lee Slebert (78), Texnrkana. Gene Kccncy (72), Texarkana vs Earl Mitchell (78), Ft. Smith. Ellis Bogan (78), Fayettevllle vs John Lanier (7fl), Forrest City. Buck Pope (72), Ft. Smith vs Wnner Marks (77), Hot Springs. David Orr (75), Texarkana vs Vince Allison (78), Ft. Smith. Ross Collins (73), vs Charles Collins (78), Tcxurkann. Bob Wilder (77), Llt.tle Rock vs Steve Creckmore Jr., (79), Ft. Smith. 12-4, In the wimliip of (.Heir played with the thermometer pushing 100 degrees. The Chicago Cubs moved within two percentage points of Belting out of the cellar as they whipped Pittsburgh, 8-4. and New York defeated Cincinnati, 6-3. The onrushing New York Yankees subdued St. Louis twice, 6-0 and 3-0, stretching their amazing American League lend to 11 games over Cleveland. The Indians had to go 12 innings to beat Philadelphia, 0 to 4. Rosox Break Records Boston broke almost all modern records for single inning scoring by pushing across 17 runs in the .seventh against Detroit. The Red Sox went on to win, 23-3, making a total of 40 runs scored off Tiger pitching in two games. Chicago defeated Washington, 84, with six runs in the ninth inning. Carl Erskine, who used to be able lo beat the Cardinals just by loss- ing his glovo on the mound, lasted only four Innings and gave up six runs—three of them on a bases londcd double by Stan Musial. The loss marked the lOUi straight game Brooklyn starting pitcher has failed to last. Harvey Haddix, aided oy Hal White in the sixth, picked up his eighth victory. Hank Saucr, a home run specialist last season, hit his first one since May 30 In the Cubs' third straight succes sover Pittsburgh. PITCHERS—Rocky Marciano shows Jim Henrn of the Giants I that he am throw a curve as well as a clout. The heavyweight) champion tried out as a catcher HI the Cubs' chain. ' I,opat Gets 8th Win Lefthander Dave Koslo lasted long enough against Cincinnati to , GHln his first victory of the year, lc S'i»e "Imnip from New although he had to have help from and former National Schedule for Pee Wee League Announced Schedule for the Pee Wee League, Blytheville's newest baseball league for eight and nine-year-old youths, was announced yesterday. BASEBALL STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. . 40 18 . 36 20 Milwaukee . Brooklyn St. Lnuis Philadelphia New York . Cnclnlrmtl . Chicago Pittsburgh . .690 .643 . 33 39 28 ft . 17 . 20 .5GB .491 .389 .321 .323 8 1H4 17 20 !4 22 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. 44 12 .786 32 22 .593 New York . Cleveland .. Chicago ... Boston Washington Philadelphia SI Louis Detroit 32 32 30 28 20 14 .842 .533 .517 .478 .328 .246 GB 11 13Vt 14 15 17". 26'1> 30ii Legion Thumps Rotary 10-1 Coach Jack Droke made some radical changes in his Rotary Club lineup, including a complete new battery, shook up his batting order, but llie cellarites dropped their third straight Littlfe League game yesterday afternoon. The American Legion thumped them 10-1. It was a far better game than the The Legion was not to be denied score indicates. The Legionnaires ] nml bounced back with two more in SOUTHERN Nashville Birmingham ... Memphis Atlanta Little nock New Orleans ... Mobile Chattanooga ASSOCIATION W L Pet. OB 38 30 . 37 35 . 32 33 20 27 .585 .557 .552 .515 .500 .485 .414 .409 Haas, Riegel Hold Lead At Inverness TOLEDO. O. f/P>— A snlcct field of 30 of the country's lop profession n Is da. shed today into the second round of the 16th Inverness SlJi.fKlO Jnvilatioiml, one of the tightest tournaments In golf history. Freddie Unas, former Intercol- Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 12 Brooklyn 4 New York 6 Cincinnati 3 Chicago 8 Pittsburgh 4 Philadelphia at Milwaukee, post- loned, rain. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 5-3 St. Louis 0-0 Boston 23 Detroit 3 Cleveland 8 Philadelphia 4 (12 nnings) " " " 4 Hoyt Wilholm In the sixth. Eddie Lopnt. In the first «ame and Jim McDonald nnd Tom Oor- mnn in the second pamc bnfried the Browns as the Ynnkccs made It three In a row and 31 out of their last 30 games. Lopat's victory was his eighth straight this season. During the runfcst nt Boston the Red Sox collected 14 hits nnd .six walks to score their 17 runs. One of the hits was n homer by Dick Oernert with two on base. Three men reached base three times in llie inning. Gem 1 Stephens doubled once nnd singled twice. Sam White nnd Tom Umphlell got. wo singles nnd n walk n piece. White scored three runs, All were modern major league records. Amateur champion Skce Riegel of Tulsa. Okla'., showed the way in yesterday's opening 18-hole round with scores of C7, four under par. But the leaders were barely hang- Ing on, for Ifi stars were within three strokes of them at tee time today. Huns had 33-34—67, and Riegel .14-33—07 against par of 35-36—71. as they edged into the top spot. Shelly Mayfleld. newcomer from Cediirhurst. N. Y., veteran Chick Hnrbert of Detroit, nnd classy Jack j Burke of Kiamesha Lake. N. Y were a stroke away with 68s. West Virginia UnWersltys le vnrsity athletic squads in 1952-5 won 78, lost 34 and tied one for winning percentage of .696. Sports Roundup— No Par at Carnoustie for Hogan to Beat By GAYLE TAI.I'.OT NEW YORK (AP) — As Ben Hogan expects to fly away to Scotland some ,time this weekend to begin practice for his climatic assault on the British Open golf championship, the time seems right to start conditioning Ben's millions of American admirers for a shock. They're going to wake up on July 6, the day of the first qualifying round at Carnoustie, and discover that their hero, for the first time in his career, doesn't have a Par score to shoot at. That's right seaside links—as opposed to Inland "courses"—over which the British championships are played. The reason is that playing conditions fluctuate wildly from day to day, even in mid-summer, depending —there are no par figures for upon the wind. Carnoustie not for any one of its I Tnke cnrnoiistie, which Is laid 18 rugged holes or for all of them mlt over „ dr . soln , Ci forsnken I stretch of seashore where a gopher would have trouble scratching up a living. Although a couple of its j holes have been shortened a little in recent years, it still reaches out well over 7,100 yards, a distance matched by only a few courses In this country. 70 Is Competitive Record A player—Hogan for example- might go out on a calm, warm day and hit all his shots extremely put together. We have tried to put this simple statement of fact over before, from both sides of the Atlantic, but have never seen the slightest indication that anyone paid any attention. Already the inquiries are trickling in as to Carnoustie'K "length and par," and some of tho:-e who wish to know will become increasingly pressing as Hogan's greatest hour nears. Wind Changes Course Apparently it is unthinkable to an American that a golf layout does not haye a par, yet they have managed 10 get along without the well a,id tour Carnoustie in 70 strokes, which happens to be the competitive record. He might go out the next day. when the wind is cutting to the bone and the whlte- may be seen from several He gadget in Scotland and England . cilp , for a couple of hundred years. They ! tMSi nml come ,„ wlth , 5 don t want any part^of it now. The ] secretary of one of their clubs never looks at you so blankly as question: when you propound the "What is your par?" There is a very i^ood reason why no effort was ever marie to post an official "perfect" score for the WELCOME To a "WAY of LIFE" Closed Meetings (members only) Tues 8:30 pm Open Meetings (Public invited) Fri 8:30 pm AA CLUB ROOMS 111 EAST MAIN ST. Write for Free Booklet and otlier Information. M.COHOMCS ANONYMOUS 8«l S7J Blylhevllle Hays Store Phone 2001 We Dcliycr High Quality Low Prices Wayne Feeds Layer Mash 100 Ibs. 4.3!) Layer Pelteti 100 Ibs. 1.99 ERE Pellets 100 Ibs. 5.39 Chick Starter 100 Ibs? 5.69 Grower Mash 10(1 His. 5.3!) 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Because tlie American mine appears to adjust itself only to par, it probably will be necessary for the boys who cover Hogan's crowning trial to dream up some figure and agree upon it. Probabi I hoy will arrive at 72, (hat beinpt about the right figure on n stil day. But you can make money bet tint; it isn't Canroustie's olficia par. Promising Young Jockey PADRONI, Colo. (/PI — Slxteen- year-od Gerald Gardiner, an apprentice Jockey from this northeastern Colorado town, rode his first winner at Omaha's Ak-Sar-Ben track late in May. Within a week he had ridden a total of six winners. One of the animals was named Grand Pros- ' pect, which is what several horsemen at the Omaha track say about young Gardiner as a future saddle- j smith. I KILL JOHNSON GRASS with Sodium Chlorate, flfl'S, pure! Fine treated for dry application. 512.50 per 100 Ibs. A. H. WEBB CI'I.VKRT TILE CO. Hlway 01, Slato Line Pli. 8414 The four teams In the circuit, which is affiliated with the Little j .Chicago 8 Washington League, will play six games each in a divided fieason tteginriing next Monday. All games will be played on Monday and Friday at the. Ninth Street Park beginning at 5 p.m. Coaches of the teams also were nnnounced yesterday, and it was reported that more adult coaches are needed for the league. Anyone interested should contact J. P. Garrott at the "Y" or George Clark at the Courier News. Coaches listed are as follows: Juveniles, P, D. Poster and Charley Moore; Bulldogs. Bill Wyatt and Toier Buchanan: Tigers, Bob Smith and ott Mulllns; Eagles, J. P. Garrott. The schedule follows fteam la.^t column is home team): First Half June 22 Bulldogs vs. Tigers June 2G Eagles vs. Juveniles June 29 Juveniles vs. Bulldogs July 3 Tigers vs. Eagles July 6 Bulldogs vs. Eagles July 10 Tigers VS. Juveniles Second Half July 13 Tigers vs. Bulldogs July 17 Juveniles vs. Eagles July 20 Bulldogs vs. Juveniles July 24 Eagles vs. Tigers July 27 Eagles VS. Bulldogs July 31 Juveniles vs. Tigers In Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Mnyfield, Ky. — Wes Bascom, 174, St. Louis, outpointed Eddie Smith, 173. Omaha, 10. Oakland, Calif. — Charley Green, 160, Los Angeles, stopped Woody Harper. 156H. Oakland, 6. Detroit—Allie Gronik, 148, Lincoln park., knocked out R.USR Jefries, 145, Cleveland, 2. Sandy Saddler, featherweight champion now In the Army, was a basketball star in high school. Between 1918 and 1948 the Philadelphia Phillies finished in the first division only once. That was in 1932 when they finished fourth, Sometimes Ray Bahl calls strikes. He's an umpire in the Denver high school baseball leagues. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Little Rock 6 Atlanta 3 Memphis 5 Birmingham 1 Mobile 2 Chattanooga 1 New Orleans* 6 Nashville 3 Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Milwaukee — Maglie (3-4) vs, Buhl (5-2) Brooklyn at Chicago (2) — Loes and Labine (2-1) vs. Kllppstein (4-5) and Jones (0-1) Pittsburgh at St. Louis — LaPalme (3-6) vs. Mteell (6-2) Philadelphia at Cincinnati—Roberts (in-4) vs. Raffensberger (2-8) or Nuxhall (3-3) Little League Games Wanted A mile League team has been organized at Victoria and is interfiled in scheduling games with other little league squads in this area, W. P. Ellis, manager of the Luxora team, announced. The Luxorit team consists of boys nine through 12 years of age. Mr. Ellis said he would like to schedule games on a home-and- home basis. If any little league manager Interested, Mr. Ellis can he con tacted by writing him at Victor! or calling Osceola 980F1. simply packed too many guns for young Curtis Branscum, making his mound debut for the notes, while lefty Glynn Dale Howard had comparatively easy time subduing them, despite a sore nrm. He worked pnrt of the game at Osceola Wednesday afternoon. Tile winners turned opportunists by hitting when base hits meant runs. They wasted few of their 10 hits in four scoring frames. Their biggest was the second when they crossed the plate six times on three consecutive bases on balls, followed by four straight hits, including' a double and triple, the latter coning with the bases jammed with anxious Legions. HoB'ard Effective Howard was qulle effective, even though pitching under painful conditions. He yielded only five scattered hits and would have registered a shutout had he not fumbled Branscum's easy roller down first base in the fourth that would have retired the side. Instead, Billy Ross raced from second on the bobble for the lone Rotarian run. Howard tired badly in the fifth when he issued his three passes. He fanned six. ' Brrtnscum, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Branscum, did very well for his first pitching assignment. The freckled redhead escaped the lirst inning without difficulty and retired the first two in order in the second when he suddenly missed the bead on the plate. He walked Don Bunch, Wayne Lovelace and Mike Boyd, only to have John Plunkett clean the baees with a rousing triple between right and centerfield. Fast fielding by Tex Turner prevented him from going all the way. Billy Hatch beat out a hit to short scoring Plunkett and Jerry Hounsn- vall. after Hatch had counted on Jerry Coleman's error. First Double Play The season's first double play saved some scoring for Branscum in the third, although the Legion did register once. Bobby Peek opened with a double. Bunch walked and both moved up on a wild pitch. Lovelace skied to Turner. Branscum took Boyd's hopper and threw him out at first as Peek counted, and Bunch was mowed down as he attempted to go to third. Ronnie Huey's fine throw was perfect to Jerry (Jerk) Hodge. the fourth and aanin with two away. Rounsavall singled, Howard doubled and Burley White singled in both runners. The Legion went down in order In the fifth, thanks to the alertness of Turner. The young righttielder came in fast on Lovelace's drive to right field and threw him out at first to rob him of a hit. It was the first time the stunt had been pulled this season. Howard's third hit scored Plunkett from third in the sixth to complete the scoring. Huey recorded nine putouts at Urst base, a season high to date for first basemen. The box score: AMEHICAN LEGION AB II Plunkett, rf Hatch, Ib 4 RounsavaVI, Howard, p White, ss . Peek, cf ... Flowers, cf Bunch, If . ' Lovelace. 3b 2 Boyd, 2b 2 PO 0 3 Huey, Ib Lendennie, If-c Hodge, 3b .... ROSS, 6S Jarrett, c Garner, If Coleman, 2b .. Branscum, p .. Turner, rf .. Wcstbrook, cf Smothers, cf .. 28 10 18 ROTARY CLUB ' AB H PO 2 1 9 23 5 18 7 Score by innings: American Legion 061 201—10 Rotary Club 000 100— 1 Summary: Runs — Plunkett 2, Hatch 1. Rounsavall 2, Howard 1, Peek 1, Lovelace 1, Boyd 1,', Ross. Runs batted in—Plunket 3, Hatch 1, Howard 2, Boyd 1, White 2, Errors- Howard 1, - Lendennie 1, Boss 1, Coleman 1. Two base hits—Howard, Peek. Three base hit — Plunkett. Base on balls—off Branscum 4; Howard 3. Strikeouts — Howaid 6, Branscum 5. Balk—Branscum. Time of game—1:33. Umpires — O'Neill, Sanders, Monoghan. Dirty Sox Want Softball Games The Courier News Dirty Sox soft ball team ia seeking night softba games with other teams in this area manager Haywood Hardy said to day. The team would like to schedul games with other Mississippi Coun ty Softball squads anytime excep Wednesday or Friday nights. 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