The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 12, 1948 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 12, 1948
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TAGB *UiHT BI/YTHEVtLLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Lefty Ken Raifensberger Hurls One-Hit 1-0 Win Over Cards; Giants Nip Bums 3-2 in Eighth *y CAR!/ 1AWI>QV1«T llHlied FTMC SporU Writer NEW YOHIC. July 12- <U.F.>—Apparently American LfA*i* )ii*i don't care whether their sidr wins or not in (h* annual tll-siar at St. Louts Tuesday. They showed their casual contempt for Ihe annual mid-Reason classic f*«lcrd»y when th*y med nix out o( lh« alghl pitchers »Ut«d rot duty, while National Ijeafrue managers dirtn'L work a Kindle man on the »uzt which h*« been named to carry on (or the senior dirutt. And l»eo Duroeher, manager of *——— —~— the National League squad, who has b#*n taking a. beating lately in print and words not fit io print, deserved a. few kind in hi.s behalf today because he by-pft&sccl his OWM Ralph Branca s.s a .starter >n yesterday's game against Ihe Gianis. Branca, whose - all-time record ifcaitist, tht Giants hi eiRht victories and lour defeat* figured Io beat them. While Lefty Preacher Roe who had been banged for nine losses Mid six wins figured Io lose, especially because the Giants murder louthpaw.s. Roe Rave Ihe Giants a good tussle until h« was knocked out iti the eighth, after which rookie Jack Niners Defeat Lutes Bulldogs In Sunday Tilt The Ninons of Number Nine today nested only one-half a game out of first division In the Mi.^sis-sipp Cntuity Bn^cball League standing followini! their I to 3 rmil o; Ihe spcond-plarfi Lute* Stor* Bulldogs :n Ihe only league conieflt played Another Miss Shortstop Conway hit a ninth inning homer to give New York a 3 to 2 victory that displaced Brooklyn In Iour:h place. Lefty Ken Raffen.six><8er pitched his second one-hit game of the season against the Cardinals, beating them 1 to 0 with Johnny Wyrostek getting him the run he needed in » hurry by tripling i" the first Inning and scoring on an infield 'Hie Minors Diincl'jaled their vlr- lory with a 14-hil attack on two IjU^es hnilei.s which WRS paced by Ralph Jones who had a perfect day ftl bat garnering five hil.s in five I iip.s intrliiding a triple, double «nd three single?. It wits the Nliiers' (iftl) win of the. .•.es.wn six .•setbacks giving Ihem a / .s^a.son mark of .455. oniy 4i percentage, points less than Uie. ........ „ _____ _______ „ . ..... , . out. Marty Marion's .single in the ] third pjace Victoria Red Sox who fourth, spoiled Raffesberger 1 -, no- hitter. Rrftvea Blast Phils The Br.ives increased their first place kad to a, sizeable 5 1-2 gatnr-s by bombarding the Phils, fl to 4 at. Banon, getting 14 hits Including * homer by JeH Heath. Jim Russell ' hit a triple, double, single. Rot a walfc and stole a base for a perfect day at bat and Connie Ryan, subbing for the Injured Eddie SUnKy drove in three rutis with a double • nd two singles. All-star third baseman Anny Palko homered to give RUS.S Meye.- the run h« needed for a 1 to 0 vlc- i tory in » two-hit performance in » - hich the strong-armed right hanrl- •r won his ninth game, facing only X men. S-S record. Charle* "Doc" Efuser was tlir* winninR pitcher in spite of Hie fact thai IIP had to be relieved by Leftv Lopez O' in the eighth frame. The Bulldogs collected alt their hill and runs off Barger with O'Kan* hurlins hit lews ball In the final two frame.s. Walter "Bud" Lutes opened 011 the hill foiMhe Bulldogs and was touched lor 11 hits and 10 runs in the five and one-third innings that he worked. He wa.s relieved In the sixth by Billy Dtnloti who went the rc- , nuunder of the distance. Lutea WHS tagged with the defeat. Andy Bevll paced the Bulldogs' .seven hit. offensive punch collecting two safeties In four trip*;. Jim Henry Lute.s was awarded [our walk* Bob I"e1ler of Cleveland, who will in five (rips and on one of these be jusl too busy to fulfill hi.s pitch- ' occasions pulled the near impossible ing Assignment in the ftU-slar game j feat ot stealing home, looked like he might more profit- | Blytheville. Oceola. Victoria ami sbly spend the day reading his book i Dogwood wore idle yesterday having 1 entitled "How To Pitch" after he i played gamex earlier last week, suffered h* 10th defeat, a 3 to 2 loss | io the Browius in which he .was tag' ged for homers by Les Moss an-.i rookie Dick: Koko.s. His teammate Bbb Lemon, also an all-star didn't ; get a-ny rest but he scored his sixth shutout of the season, winning 5 to 0 in the second game »s he gave up only three hHi for hia 13th vlc- • tory. ; Th« Athletics remained half R ; game behind the, leading Indians. j dividing their twin bill with the Red Sox by winning fhe second game. M.irtv Marion. -St. Louis (.'nrdiniil's inficldcr with moniker, Mr. Shoii>iop, jHoixilv drams at newest arrival to the family circle, Linda Marilyn, 12 (Jays olrl. Daughters M.irlinna, left, and Ginger, right, .surround the proud Mrs. Marion. Odds Favor Americans in 15th Annual All-Star Tilt Tomorrow Second Round Play Begins In Net Tourney Second-round pairing* for the Blytheville Y's men* single* tennis tournament* were'announced today following tlie completion of first- round play, with exceptions of one match, Saturday. Play in the tournament moved inlo Ihe second round today with Lloyd Mangrum Cops Columbus Tourney With 268 COUUMBU3. O,, July 12. (UP) — Lloyd Mangrum or Chicago, winner of Lhe $10.000 Columbus Invitational title during the weekend, today was only a good Iron shot between Jo* Ferguson »nd Russell Phillips. Highlighting second round play will be the match between top- seeifed Harry F»rr and Dick Mills. » newcomer to Blytheville's tennis circuit. Mills' Impressive, victory over Carl Dtnton In t first round match last week placed him in the No. 1 dark horse spol. Other second round pairings as announced Rre: Billy Boh Elliot', vs. R. C. 'Allen; P. D. Poster vs. winner o[ the Ferguson-Phillips match; John Burnett vs Elberl Huffman; Charles Crlgger vs, Oeorjie Spaeth; Jack Robinson vs .Mm Reinmlller; J. L. Thompson vs. Billy Cross; »nd the Rev. Harvey Kidd vs. W. A. Shahan. Armorel Tigers Defeat Lepanto; Play Hayti Next The Armorel Tigers defeated the i Lepanto Independents 9 to 2 on the Lepanto diamond yesterday afternoon. By Slan Murkier leading hitter, will probably malch j Fritz West started on the hill for (United Pr«s Sports Writer) i swats with Ted Williams of the i the Tigers and pitched until 'lie ST LOUIS Julv 12 iUP> Tlie i Boston Red Sox. Prospects of this 'eighth frame when he was rel *" ed big leagues' best gathered here to- 1 Aw> wc « dimmed when it was re- ' ~ ' ~ ....... " ' day on the eve of the 15th annual • P"i'leri that Williams, who leads Blytheville V \ Midgets Play Three Games The first h«lf of the, "Y" Midget Softball league schedule was completed Saturday with three g«mes, , _ „-_- „..„. I" which the Travelers defeated Ihe away from bantam Ben Hogan In I Leopards by > score of 8 to 5 and the battle (or golfdom's leading I Yarbro sealed the first half cham- money winner role. | plonship with • 5 to 2 decision over The lean shotmuker from Ihe lh * T.' Ber ?% Windy city fired a sizzling 68 In In " le thlrd * ame ' Promised Land •scored six In the first Inning and 8 In the second to run over the Lutes Store nine by 19 Io 0. Lutes Store nine by 19 to 6. The second half schedule begins next Saturday morning and the winner of this half will play Yarbro for the championship. In the ftvst game Saturday, the Travelers had one big Inning, scoring four of their six markers In the opener, then held off a fourth inn- Ing rally by the Leopards which produced three runs. Privett hurled for the Leopards and Fisher was on the mound for the Travelers. Yarbro had to go all out to beat the Tigers, scoring four of their five runs in the fourth after being held to * lone tally by the hurling of Wayne Burnham and Ihe heads- up play of his teammates. In the fourth, Nelson led off for Yarbro and drew a walk but was forced at second by Raines. Bynum and G. Ingram then singled, scoring Raines. Krutz's double sent, across two more and Gracey's infieldout scored Kurtz. Promised Land slugging coupled with Lutes' pitcher wildness led to j the downfall of the Lutes Store nine. After the first two innings, It •was a good ball game, Promised Land scoring two to Lutes' zero but ! of San Francisco, 269 to 268. The first place prize was worth J2.900. upplng Mangrum's seasonal pool to S19,146.90. Hogan, who pawed up the Columbus for an exhibition tour, leads the pack with J20.197.50. Skip Alexander of Lexington, N. C., carded a 271 (or third money, while South African Jiobby Locke, the defending champion, tied Clayton Heafncr of Charlotte, N. C., (or fourth with a 274, Today't Garnet SOUTHERN LEAGUE 'All night games). Chattanooga at Memphis. New Orleans at Atlanta. Yoblle nt Birmingham. Nashville at Little Rock. NATIONAL l.EAUUK No games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Nt) games scheduled. all-star game with the American '• the American's hitters, had sul- LeaRUe. Installed as the netting 1av •' " recl an Injured cartilage. nut latest reports here were that Williams would play, at. least lor a few innings. Matman Sirois To Make Debut In Blytheville Tad match wrestling resumes Its : normal pace tonight In the T>gion's new arena as the number of grap-j JCf J^ piers tangling In the main event " * drops from luat week'a six to the usual four. orlte despite a "paper percentage" in lavor of the senior circuit. The caRey booklp.s \vcre laying 11-20 on the Americans and offering 3-2 on the Nationnls, basing their prediction, 1 ) on a past performance sheet which .shows a 104 vidRe lor the ,Hamdgp entry. "But Manager Leo Durocher'a Na- tEonal Le.igner.s matched a collec- • tlve hatting average o/ ,100 plus ftRRlnsL an approximate .'21Q by llie inen of Bucky Harris. And Leo's Mx.-man pitchhiR staff was better with a winning percentage of about .610 than the utivvielriy crew of Harris. Bticky's eiKht-man hurling corps sported n ^Inning mark near •540. The National LCKKUP /ntw ho|>ed j that St. Louis hlstorv might re- L , . ,. -.. - , . .peat Itseif. on the only other oc-} track and field .^uad, teams in nine castor* when the niidSummer cla.s- ' sic wa* played here, in 1!)40, the NaUonal s upset the Americans In , the loop's only shutout in the > series by a score of 4-0. ' i .. William* Reported InjurM ! DiirocherY.piloting players of the Olympic Players Begin Processing For London Trip NEW YORK. .July U. (UP)- The American Olympic team, probably the strongest in history, streamed into New York today for three hectic days of processing before the main party swings up a special , sang way on the a. s. America Wednesday noon bound for London. Headed by a powerful, 65-man ' ? |M ! U "^ .scheduled <° »« . pert processing crews on the first day of paper work on which passports. British visas, identity cards, uniform measurements and biographical data will be churned out on mass production basis. by Prank Ellis. West was credited : with the win. i Lepanto collected only four hits ] off the combined offerings or West i and Ellis while the Tigers were get| ting to Bryan and Phillips, Lepanto j hurlers. for a total of 13 bingles. I The Tigers return home Wednes[ day niKht when they will meet a team from Hayti, Mo., under the lights of Walker P»rk. Most of the alcohol in the United Stales comes from imported black molasses. MONDAY, JULY 12, 1948 the damag* had already been done EXTW! •V" ffn« GEenmor* • or* bUndtd with choiccvt grotn neutral spirits but Instead of being bottl «d lmm«- dialely, "Thompson" ft ptrf back I nto bar r« li to trtak* M imoother, tastier. Blended Whiskey tt$ proof. The straight whiskies in this product are 4 years of Diore old. 10% grain neutral spirits. Batter Gets Three 'Hits' ! In As Many Times Up; But Lands in Hospital CARY. N. C.. July 12. fUP)— Earl Woodard. .Jr. stepped up to the plate. A pitched ball clipped his ear. Good for first base. Woodard came up again. A pitched ball tore' bis fingernail loose. And j he went to first. i Third time up, pitched ball broke | his left arm. He went to * hospital. that is known HS the pitch- of enemy to place his trust bats, rather than pitching arms. His In i A total of 353 competitors were expected to BO through the mill, i The first B roup of 319 will sail on 1 the America and the remainder will 7 to 5 alter losing the opener, 9 io Termed by wrestlers »s > rough t. Dom DiMag?io doubled home the man lo swa P !lolds wlth - Walter h] , . . . . winning run for Boston in the loth Sir<m will mike his mat deput here £l Pf ±^! lb L Jo '. T ^.'.':!L decision to, mm h^mo „* n „ to ^'?» T T '£* ^T" ^ .six enab.ed.hin, to keep ha.irty the ' £ '£ " t ?**-**>T*' ™« inning ot the opener. In the night- lonlghl when he teams up with c»p, the A'5 clinched mutter* with "'." C* n "- v «8»ln»t *»? and Lester ft six run rally in the sixth as Die* \Wlch. Ptowler sccre'd his eighth victory 'hough . newcomer to this cir- ftg»inst one los* Al!-siar pitcher.-, «"'• slorls »« repotted to b« » vet- Joe Dobson of the Red Sox and Joe erkn mat »>an who uses » rongh- Coleman of the A's were batted out, »»<|-Uinible style of grappling, in the two games. I ™ e weekly mat show will net Tti« Senators put on their best " ntl " wa >' »>• 8:l5 I 1 -" 1 - whe " Sirois hitting demonstration of the season I " ecl f Roy Wclch ln the "«l "' besting the Yankees 9 to 4 at Wash- . "'« two »n«-i»ll preliminary mat- ng the Y inglon on is sale blows In which Eddie Yost and Al K.ozer got three. Rpiece. The Nats used all-star hurler Walt Masterson lor six Innings but reliefer Forrest Thompson was crediled with the victory. Lefty Joe Page, * Yankee all-star designate also was worked in a relief chore. Yankee pitcher Tommy Byrne ml R homer inside-the-park but otherwise did not. riLitinguish himself. Hal Newhouser, another all-star, iron his nth game, for the Tigers. 5 10 4 ovr-r the White Sox at Detroit. He was batted out in tils eighth. Dick Wakefield hit a Tiger homer. Theie V.RIP no camps scheduled ioaay in eilher the American or National leagues. ches, with Tn tne other. Canny tangles Lester Welch. water polo teams will fly. The United States will partfcl- Bob jailolt »nrt Tommy Holmes of | pate ',„- „Tponrdurlng'thV'm'h I gam. the only league U. i played tonight. r t rr ?5^,r ^"ff-^"^^™ ssra. 1 ;;,", 1 ?. WaU ke u 5Ne :, 'h°^C^Co^bf? 16 1""''" ' latsl ? inl S l «- dri « '" ' Und5 One ol the prime treats for To- <*''* .^"l °1 "?.« .^L Ricc-Stix Soffbafl Team To Play Peerless Cleaners Only one league contest is scheduled [or tonight in the Blytheville Y's Women s Softball League. J. P. 1 Garrott, Y director announced, to- j day. As usual, two games were on tonight's schedule, Mr. Garrott said but the Fitzpatrick-Meyer's Bakery contest has been cancelled leaving the Rice Stlx-Peerless Cleaners lilt to be prime treats for T morrow's all-star crowd will apparently RO on as scheduled. Stan Mll- slal. St. Louis Cardinal leAgiie- TYie maVevip of all but one of the teams already is knosvn. The women's track and field final was scheduler! today at Providence, R. I. However. Mr. Garrott stated that the Jewelers are attempting to line \kp & Ramc with an out-of-town foe to complete tnnight'j billing. The first game will get underway it 8 o'clock. Ike Williams to Defend Lightweight Title Tonight PHILADELPHIA. Pa.. July 13.— i UP)—Beau Jack, the former "gnl- rtcn boy" who twice wore New York's version of the lltrhtwciphl crovvn. will attempt to wrest the undisputed world title from Ike Williams tonight at Shibe p a rk. if weather permits. Should brown-skinned Beau surprise the hoped-for crowd of 30,000 by beating the champion from Trenton. N. J. he would be the rirsi i lightweight in ring history to win the "title" three limes. Cert/an Signs for Bout With Zo/e in September BRUSSELS. July 12. ilJPi -Marcel Cerdan of France today was ' signed to meet middleweight chain- \ pion Tony Zale of Gary. Ind.. in a title bout, probably to lie held at. I Eb'oets Held. Brooklyn, around the | first of September. Cerdan signed a contract with officials of Ihe Tournament of Champions. Inc., yesterday only a few hours alter he regained his European middleweight crown by outpointing rus;ged Cyril Delan- cioll of Bel&iunv Show SlaUs Hcetdavs 7:00 p.m Salnritaj L :M p. m . : Sunday 2 p. m j Tonight Dial <>S1 niliK 7; Slart« 7:.Vt Last 'Hn ( « Today "My Favorite Brunette" »«>i Hop» >n<l Dorothy Jj, m< , nr Warner \rni Al»o Slmrln Joe Louii V*. Jtn«y Jo« Walcott Tuesday "DARK DELUSION" I.t«nrl Barrymnr* I.Mcille Bremen ATTENTION, MEN! 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