The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 14, 1953 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 14, 1953
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BLTTHKVTLLB (ARK.) OOUK10K TUESDAY, 14, Nationals Given 8-5 Edge Over American By JOE REICHLER CINCINNATI (AP) — Baseball's greatest performers — the National and American Leagues' finest 50 — were on display here today as the rival circuits clashed in the 20th an nual All-Star Game at Crosley Field. Besides the capacity crowd of some 30,000, millions of television and radio fans were prepared to watch and hear the Nationals seek their fourth straight, which would match the Longest streak compiled by ibe American League—in 194649. The game was scheduled to start at 1:30 p. m., EfiT. Despite victories in 13 of the 19 previous July encounters as well as 32 of 49 World Series engagements, the American Leagua was an 8-5 underdog against the harder hitting Nationals. Never before was the junior circuit such a decided the players." Roberts, Pierce tfl Start "The other guy," of course, Charlie Dressen, who was makln his maiden bow as pilot of th Nationals. Dressen, who couldn conquer Casey and his Yankee last October, felt he could do today because "I have the bes pitcher and the best hitters in base ball on my side. By the "best pitcher," he mean Robin Roberts, Philadelphia Phils standout righthander, whose 14 Vic tories outranks those won by an other pitcher. As expected, Dresse nominated Roberts to hurl the firs three innings. He was to be op posed by Billy Pierce, Chicago' fine little southpaw, whose recon of 10-5 was slightly inferior ti underdog as it sought to win its first midsummer classic since 1949. Even Manager Casey Stengel, who has hung World Series defeats upon the National League in the last four years, sized up his j Roberts 14-6. dubious chances with the comment: i Stengel's choice of Pierce alsc "They say the other guy has all was expected since he is the only left-hander on the American League's slim six-man staff. The Nationals boasted seven pitchers four right-handers and three left handers. Stengel Unconcerned Unlike a majority of American Leaguers, Stengel wasn't too concerned over the presence of only one southpaw on his pitching Ktafl 'o oppose the top-heavy left-handed National League starting lineup. "If you're an all-star pitcher," he aged pilot said, "you should K able to get them out with either land." Besides naming their starters, vho, incidentally .may not pitch more than three innings under the ules, both Dressen and Stengel College football coaches will have j were coy about announcing their another worry this fall, they've second and third pitchers. Guessing what these juggle-mind- Must Enforce Sub Rule NCAA Rules Group Says Mentors Are Responsible COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo Bl— been handed full responsibility for making sure their teams comply with the new substitution rule, which ends the two-platoon era. Top officials of the National Collegiate Football Rules Committee and the commissioners of the 10 major atheletic conferences agreed yesterday that "each coach is to be held responsible for the legality of substitutes from his bench. The new rule divides the game Into six substitutions periods and provides that a player can enter play only once in each of those periods. They are the first and third quarters, and the first 11 minutes and the last four minutes of both the second and fourth quarters. Procedures for applying the new rules were worked out at a meeting In the Broadmoor Hotel of the atheletic commissioners with H. O. Fritz Crisler of the University NCAA Football Rules Committee, and E. E. Tad Wieman of the University of Denver, secretary , of the committee. ed managers would do is an impossibility, but logic pointed to Dressen following up with Warren Spahn, Milwaukee's splendid southpaw, as his "middle innings" pitcher. Either St. Louis' Gerry Staley or Pittsburgh's Murry Dickson were the experts' picks to follow. Hoyt Wilhelm, the Giants' knuckleball relief ace, would be used only in a tight spot, It was believed. Veteran Johnny Sain of the Fights Last Night By The Associated Press Brooklyn — Danny GiovanelU. 145",, Brooklyn, outpointed Joey Klein, 148, New York, 10. Chicago—Alan Moody. 14514. Robbins, 111., stopped Waldo Fusaro, 145"-, Italy, 5. Pittsburgh — Freddie Mans, 158, Pittsburgh, outpointed Chuck Hunter. 168, Cleveland, 8. Yankees, well liked by Stengel figured to get the second pitching assignment for the AmeriaaT Leaguers. Cleveland's Bob Lemon or Mike Garcia could be the thirc pitcher. Arkansas Cup Matches Sfarf 'Byron Nelson Day' Tomorrow as State Open Tourney Begins TEXARKANA Iff] — Arkansas pro and amateur golfers squared off for 18 holes in the State Cup matches, today, but the spotlight was on one man—Byron Nelson. This is "Byron Nelson Day" in Texarkana and tonight the golfing great who held his first professional job here t\vo decades ago will be lonored at a banquet by the Texarkana Country Club and the cities of Texarkana, Ark., and Texarkana, Tex. Tomorrow and Thursday, Nslson, low in semi-retirement on a stock arm In Texas, will shoot against ills state's pros and amateurs in he 36-hole Arkansas Open. He is llgible for this event as an ex- .rkansas pro. Don Murphy, host club pro and ne of the tourney favorites, is pre- icting it will take a 139 or 138 to in the 2-day open. Par for the 18- ole 6,520-yard course is 73. Collins Absent The state's No. 1 amateur, Ross olllns. 3-time Arkansas amateur lampion and once the open king, is ' HOLD THAT TIGER— Ralph Branca was pleased when De- roit took him from Brooklyn or the $10,000 waiver price. The ig right-hander had been of lit- le help to the Dodgers since Bobby Thompson hit the three- un homer of him that clinched the 1951 pennant for the Giants. (NBA) Bulldogs Beat Tigers With Tight Pitching The Bulldogs of the Pee-Wee League came out on the long end of a 5-2 score in a pitchers duel with the Tigers at tiie Ninth Street Park yesterday. Both hurlers, Oaines for the Tig._...,. „„ ,..„ „,«„ M1>5 , „ eis and Carson for the winning Bull- bsent. He's trying for his third sue- d ° ss hailed tight ball all the way »sslve title in the national left- anded tourney in Indiana. Barney Osment of Jonesboro, an mateur, Is deefnding champion In open. Fifteen to 20 homestate pros win loot for top prize money amount- g to about $300. The amateurs will after more than a dozen non- sh prizes. Members of the amateur team king on the pros in the Cup a tehee today earned their spots by )osting the lowest qualifying scores in last month's state amateur tournament on the .same course. Recent rains have put the course in slower condition than it was i when the amateur meet was reeled 1 off in the midst of the early summer drought. as each gave up only one hit. Wlldness by Gaines in the final innings was the difference in the contest as the Bulldogs scored three runs in the third on four walks, an error and a single, and added two more in the fourth on an error and four more walks. The Tigers scored first in the opening inning at the expense of Bulldog errors. An error followed by a double by Gaines counted for the Tigers other run. Winning pitcher Carson issued only two free passes while striking out 10 Tigers batsmen. ' Sports Roundup — All-Star Game Memories By JACK HAND For Gayle Talbot CINCINNATI (AP) — It happened at the All-Star Game ... Bill Veeck, owner of the St. Louis Browns, sitting in a Etay- up-late spot, telling the boys, "I'll bet Hornsby gets more money for not managing the Browns this year than he gets for managing Cincinnati." Willie is still paying off on hie old contract to the Rajah . . . Allie Reynolds making like a State Department attache while explaining what happened when the players put their demands before American League owners . . . Joe Cronin recalling Dave (Boo) Ferriss in the midst of all the talk about the Giants' hot-shot rookie, Allan Worthlngton. Ferriss also pitched a shutout in his first big league start. "You know Ferriss could throw as hard with his left hand as his right," said Cronin. "Only he was a big bashful kid and he didn't want to show off. One day he was fooling around warming up and Bill Summers, the umpire was watching. Bill came over to me and said, 'Is that Ferris? I didn't know he was a left- hander.' That's how natural he was throwing lefty." Where's Fer riss now? A pitcher-coach down in Louisville on a Red Sos farm. The All-star Games and World Series are carried on radio and television under the terms of the old contract Happy Chandler engineered in 1951.' The contract runs through 1956. Radio pays $35,000 and TV $75,000 for the All-Star The series radio fee this fall is $175,000 and TV S925.000. All the dough goes into the player pension fund ... homer off Claude Passeau with two on and two out in the last of the ninth for a 7-5 victory. At Fenway Park in '46 he hit two homers Victoria Tries For 2nd Straight VICTORIA — Victoria's up and coming Little League ba.sebal! team plays on its home diauiond tomorrow afternoon with Monette turn- ishing the opposition. The Victoria team currently boasts a record of two wins against a single loSi and will be seeking Its second straight win at the expense of Monette. Last Saturday afternoon the Victoria team defeated the Blythevllle nnd a single ami drove in five Rotary team 4-3 in a game played runs in a 12-0 rout. here. Hardy's Beats 61 in Bay Window Sixty-one Implement Company fell before a 10-hit onslaught by Hardy's yesterday as the new Bay Window League entry dropped the loop leaders 7-5. Trailing 4-1 going into the sixth Inning, Hardy's closed out the game with three-run splurge.? in the sixth and seventh to gain the victory. An error and a single set the stage for a four-base smash by Bean and three runs for Hardy's in the sixth. Another homer in the seventh by McLewis, following a single and a double, counted three more for the winners. Winning pitcher was W. Hardy *nd the loser was Meharg. WAJINTNG ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chicka- uwbi Districl, Mississippi County, ,lrkans«s. Joan Swift, by her mother , Audrenel Freeman, Ptf. vs. , No. 12431 Guy W. Swift, Jr., Dft. The defendant, Guy W, Swift, Jr., In herebj' warned to sppoar within thirty days In the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of th« pl&intttf, Joan Bwift. DiM tM< X d»y of June, 1853. Oernldlne Liston, Clerk By Luverne Ball, D, C. Johnny Vanciermeer had Just thrilled the nation with two consecutive no - hitters when they played the last All-star Game at 'rosley Field in 1938. Johnny was the starting and winning pitcher that day. Now he's a manager of the Cincinnati farm at Burlington, Iowa, In the Three Eye League. Ted Williams' appearance in Marine uniform will revive memories for fans of his tremendous performances in the 1941 and 1946 games. At Detroit in '41 he hit a Hays Store Phone 2001 We DcllTtt High Quality Low Prices Wayne Feeds Layer Mash Layer Pellcta E« Pellets Chick SUrttr Grower Mash Scratch Feed Sns»rlne 16% aDIrj W»jno 16% Dairy 32% Dairy Feed .. Calf Starter Pellets Pit A Sow Meal... Pit * Sow Pellets.. 35>;i Hoi B»I«ncer. 40% Hot Sup'lmnt Pork Maker Horse Feed .... lUbbit Pclleta .. Dot Fowl W» Shirk Polished Chopi .... 1DO Ihf. 4.31 100 Ibi. 4.99 104 Ibi. 5.39 1M I hi. 5.69 1M lb». 5.39 1M It*. 4.39 100 It*. 3.69 100 Ibi. 4.49 1M Ibf. 5.39 10» Ibs. 5.79 10* Ibi. 5.39 1H Ibi. 5.49 100 lt». J.99 IN Ibi. 6.39 IDA Ibi. 4.79 101 Ibs. 4.39 1M IN. 5.99 1M Itx. I.M 1M Ibi. ).«! 1M Ibs. 4.19 SAVS •HCATMASTER/y^ I CALL YOUR PLUMBING CONTRACTOR OR DEALER IN BLYTHEVILLE Midsouth Plumbing Supply Co. (WHOLESALE EXCLUSIVELY) Rear 213-215 W. Walnut Phone 8353 Arkantat Nelson Glamorizes Arkansas Open By CARL BELL TEXARKANA (AP) — With Byron Nelson on hand, the Arkansas 0 but it's as. event for the second successive year. 'pen here tomorrow and Thursday will have glamor ihame that this state's finest golfer will miss the We're speaking, of course, of Ross Collins, Arkansas A&M College athletic director, who won his ;hird state amateur championship last month. As was the case last year, the Arkansas Open was scheduled the same week as the National Left- handers' Tournament. Also, as was the case a year ago, Collins is the defending champion of the national tourney and Is playing in it. Naturally, though he hates to miss the home-state affair, the wiry Boss would choose the national meet. Not only does he feel a champion should defend his title, but the tourney now under way al French Lick, Ind.. offers national publicity. scouts with his baseball pitching. Signed to a St. Louis Cardinal contract and farmed out, to Omaha this summer, St. Pierre's potential as a footballer will never be proved. Then there were the Louisiana-born Toar Hester, 7-footer who transferred to Centenary to play basketball before living up to expectations for the Razorbacks, and many of those Pennsylvania gridders imported by former Coach Otis Douglas. A couple of golfers who have been in the world headlines recently are no strangers to the links set at Fort Smith. Frank Stranahan. first-day Jeader in the British Open, :won the Willard Memorial Tournament at Port Smith's Hardscrabble Country Club in 1947, Burkemo, the and new '51. PGA Walter champ. played in the Willard tourney in 1941. He was runner-up to VVilford Wehrle. Cards Sign St. Pierre One might wonder if it's worthwhile for the University of Arkansas to go to so much expense and trouble to obtain athletes from other states. The latest example of the futility of it all is Bob St. Pierre, the beanpole lefty who came to Arkansas a couple of years ago with a big reputation as a passer, punter and quarterback. While not setting the world on fire, he earned his football letter as a sophomore last year and appeared likely to do a better job in 1953. Trouble was while he was doing so-so in football he was catching the eyes of a lot of big league Johnson, Fields Win Rough Mat Duels Things got plenty rough at Memorial Auditorium last night with Lee Fields and Ethel Johnson, a Negro wrestler, emerging victorious from the double main event card. Both bouts on the twin headliner card were rough. In the first, between two Negro women. Ethel Johnson won over Babs Wingo again in straight falls. She took the first after nine rough minutes with a body pin. It took her 12 minutes to win the second round, however, with an arm bar and body pin. In the second math, Rube Wright had to be stopped by the referee as Tugerson Asks $50 Thousand HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Directors of the Cotton States League came here yesterday for an all-star game and a gay time only to find themselves made defendants in a civil rights suit brought by a Negro pitcher they banned from the Class C circuit. The suit, seeking $50,000, was+ filed in U. S. District Court by hands full with the bearded meanie. Referee Virgil Hatfield moved in after 11 minutes of the third round and awarded the buot to a half- conscious Fields after Wright had :nocked the ring official down when he attempted to stop a brutal fistic and body slam attack on Fields. All during the bout Hatfield warned Wright continuously about his llegal tactics but to no avail. The official's decision gave Fields he bout. He won the first fall 14 mnutes with a body pin but lost the iecond in 12 minutes. James Tugerson, now playing wit Knoxville ol the Class D Mountain States League. The defendant have 20 days to file an answer While none would be quoted, eev eral league officials expressed fea the very existence of the leagu was at stake. Tugerson named as defendant; the Cotton States League, Al Har away, individually and as leagu president, all eight clubs in th eague and four individual officials of teams in Mississippi. In addition to cash damages Tugerson asks a court order fore the league to permit him tc >lay. Constitution Violated Tugerson cont-ids that the 14th amendment to the U. S. Consti- utlon, guaranteeing equal rights all citizens, was violated when he Cotton States league barred him rom playing after he and his irother, Leander Tugerson, of Plo- ence Villa, Pla. had signed a con- act with the Hot Springs club. The Cotton States League almost immediately voted to revoke Hot Springs' franchise, but this action was overturned by minor league czar George M. Trautman. Another league meeting was called and a "gentleman's agreement" reportedly was reached, whereby Hot Springs optioned the Tuger- sons to Knoxville on a 24-hour recall basis. „ On May 18 Hot Springs recalled than his j James Tugerson and two days Jackson, Miss., in a game at Hot Springs. The game was forfeited on orders of president Haraway. The forfeiture was nullified by Troutman, but Hot Springs again sent Tugerson to Knoxville. Since the opening of Monmouth Park in 1916, racing fans have failed to collect $235,655 worth of cashable tickets. Read Courier News Classified Ads. BASEBALL STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. GB Brooklyn 50 31 Mihvauke 49 33 34 Philadelphia 45 .617 .598 .570 St. Louis 48 35 .568 4 New York ,43 37 .538 6'/i Cincinnati 37 46 .44614 Chicago 30 50 .375 19'/ s Pittsburgh 27 61 .307 26& AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. 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