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PAOKSIX BLYTTTEVILLK (ARK.) COURIKR NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY IS, 1958 Mantle May Be Victim Of All-Star Injury Jinx By JOE REIC11EB CINCINNATI (AP) — Has the All-Star injury jinx struck again? Casey Stengel was a mighty worried man today as he look his New York Yankees into St. Louis for a three-game scries. a sharp force-play grounder to shortstop and, in putting on speed to avert a double play, re-injured his left ICK. The young slugger was News that Mickey Mantle found Jt painful to walk following the aggravation oi a pulled leg muscle in yesterday's Ail-Star Game was even more distressing to the grizzled pilot than the American League's 5-1 defeat at the hands of the Nationals. The pain, was so severe that playin? With a taped leg. hurt for the first time two weeks ago, and re-injured last Sunday against Washington. The crowd of 30,£46 cash custom- Mantle may not be able to play a e cntircl (li , fercnt against the Browns tomorrow > night. The switch-hitting star won't be sure until before game time but all he knows is that his leg is "hurtinV Stengel was blaming himself today for Mantle's re-injury. He permitted Mickey to play in the Al- Star Game against his better Judg- j from what they had anticipated. j Expecting to sec the shippers j knock down the Crosley Field fences, the fans saw Instead the pitchers all hut completely dominate the hitters. No home runs were hit for the first time fiince 1944. There wasn't even a measly ment. It wasn't until five minutes "-'P'e- The only extra base hit was before the start of the game that " two-bncger by Peewee neese Casey decided to yield to Mantle's tnsl c °« w have bccn held to a . , tinnln xi'ilh i;h« l-l insistence on playing. Slugging: Expected In the seventh inning, Mickey hit single with sharper fielding. Shutout Until Ninth In all, 15 hits were matte, # if # 10 NL Batters Should Thank Pitchers CINCINNATI (AP) — That National League power everyone was talking about can bow clown and say "Thank you" to the pitching. That was the general verdict in both the Clubhouses after yesterday's 5-1 victory by the National League over the American in the 20th All-Star Game. • —— * Charlie Dresen, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers and the pilot of Legion Juniors Top Bafesville Childress' Homer Is Big Blow in 9-3 Revenge Victory The Blytheville Y Junior American Legion Team racked up a 0 to 3 win yesterday over the strong Bntesville Junior American Legion team to balance off im erli- er defeat from the same team. Bob Childress, Blylheville pitcher, allowed only 6 hits while Blytheville collected 10 hits from four hurlers used by Batesvillc. Rowland was the losing pitcher. The big show of the game came In tha ninth when Bob Childress place a homer in deep left center field to bring in two of his team mates already on base. Tommy Hatcher and Bob Childress took the batting honors with 3 for 5. Craig- led the Balesville hitters with 2 for 3. The Blytheville defense seemed to be improved over past performances as only one error wns made. Batesville committed four miscues. The Blytheville Juniors go to Marked Tree this afternoon and return home to play Rector here tomorrow. Little League Standings Shrine . Lions . Kiwanis , Legion . Rotary . Jaycees L Pet. 0 l.OOt) o 1.0:0 0 1.000 1 .000 1 .000 2 .000 the winning National Leaguers, had this to say: "When you get tough pitching, they're tough to hit. I wish I had that kind of pitching all season." ( And Casey Stengel, manager of the New York Yankees nnd the boss man for the American Leaguers, blamed inability to hit for most of the American League woes. Casey also had some rough rough Words for an umpire and the wind. He insisted Eddie MR th- ews of the MUwsuikea Braves was not hit by a pitched ball in the fifth inning when the Nationals .scored two riiris. Ho also declared Larry Doby's ninth - inning fly would have been a home run except for the brisk wind. But he added: "We got bent and we got beat fairly." Reese Happy Happiest guy for the Nationals was Pcewce Reese, Brooklyn shortstop. Although he had played in seven previous Ramps he never hnd otten a hit in 13 times at bat. Yesterday he knocked out, a .single and a double and drove in : two runs, Dressen insisted IIP wasn't worried when the American Leaguers thveatcnod in Uie ninUi becaii.se "we had a ample of boys down there getting ready." Dresscn may not have been too , much concenu'd but there was one worried individual. That was War- . rcn Giles, president of the National League. ' The personable Giles became j considerably upset when Johnny I Mize crashed out. n ninth-Inning t self when the final out came mo single, but he became men is later. by ihc victors. Robin Roberts. Warren Spalm, Curt Simmons nnd Murry Dickson, in that order, held the American Leaguers to five sinRle.s. They had a two-hit shutout until the ninth when .singles by Ferris Fain, pinch hitter Johnny Mine and Minnie Minoso off Dickson provided the only AL run. The defeat was the fourth straight for the American League well as for Stengel, who has yet to win an All-Star Game. The Yankee manager has more luck in the fall, however, as his four World Series triumphs attest. The American League stil holds a 12-8 edf?e after the 20th game. The National League attack was paced by Enos Slaughter and Reese, a pair of veteran Ail-Star performers. Slaughter, now a 10- vear-man in All-Star play, gave his greatest performance. He rapped two hits, drove in- a run and scored two. He also stole a base and electrified the crowd with a brilliant diving catch in the sixth inning. Spalm Gets Win Reese, hitless in eight previous All-Star Games, drove in two runs with a single nnd double. Stan Musial got two hits but they didn't figure in the scoring. The Phillies' Richie Ashburn also contributed to the National League's scoring. His pinch single off. loser AUie Reynolds drove in the first of two fifth-inning tallies and broke a scoreless deadlock. Dickson drove in the final Nationals' run with a single off Satchel Paige in the eighth. The hit followed singles by Roy Campanella ind Slaughter. The Americans received shutout Etching from southpaw Billy Pierce to match three scoreless nnings of pitching by Robin Roberts. Each allowed only one hit. Spahn, who received credit for the victory, hurled two hitless innings before giving way to pinch hitter Ashburn. Simmons permitted one hit in the two innings he pitched. CLOSE ORDER DRILL— U's a light fit round the turn during the Oak Lane feature at Delaware Park. Senator Joe, second from right, has it by a head and, maintained the advantage to the wire. Roman Rocket, 7, on the outKi'>. r^ook the oack and streaked ahead to place. (NEA) Byron Favorite !s Odds-On Texarkana Meet By CAKL BELL TEXARKANA CAP) — Byron Nelson, right back where he started two decades ago, •ill tee off this afternoon as an odds-on favorite in the two-day 36-hole Arkansas Open. Shrine Gets 2nd Win Over JC's The Slirine Club, upsetters of the American Legion last week, continued their undefeated pace in the second half of the Little League Season by handing the Jaycees their seventh straight defeat, 7-4- yesterday afternoon. BASEBALL STANDINGS Although the top prize of about pbved. $300 probably wotildnt' cover hu Siiowin expenses, Nelson came out of ihe semi-ret ire merit of his Texas B'.ock farm to compete in this LournaiiM-'iil because he played his- first mafli a.s a professional and held his firr.i. pro job at the Texarkana Country Club, where the open is bom- up a. day earlier than expected, the one-time king of the links shot a brilliant four under par 09 yesterday to lead 14 other pros to a J5-7 victory over Arkansas' top amateurs in the annual strite Cup Matches. It didn't take him long to get Nelson. Praises Hogan. TEXARKANA (AP) — Byron Nelson used his own testimonial dinner last night as an occassion to proclaim Ben Hogan as "Ihe greatest golfer who ever lived." NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn Milwaukee .. Philadelphia St. Louis .... New York ... Cincinnati ... Chicago Pittsburgh .. \V 50 49 45 46 43 37 30 27 Pet. GB .on — .598 1'. 2 .570 4 .568 4 .538 6 l / z .440 14 .375 19'i .307 26|- 2 Ben is the greatest." Nelson said, "because he put, forth more effort to win than any man who ever lived." A few minutes earlier another banquet speaker, Texarkana automobile dealer Oliver Dryer, point.- •j ing to the semi-retired Nelson, had Isatd: "There'll always bq a question whether Hotran, (Bobby? Jones or this boy here i;; the best." Yesterday was "Byron Nelson | Day" in Texarkana, and appropriately Nelson shot a lour under par G9 this afternoon to lead a team of pros to victory over amateurs in the Arkansas Cup 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L 26 Golfers Have World Chornpionsfj/p ANN ARBOR. Mich. fJ-r—More Matches. He also competed in the Arkansas Open tournament which 1 began today. Nelson, who received a gold plaque from (he twin cities, responded by telling a banquet gathering: Trxarkana First Pro Job "I first turned pro in Texavkana; I had my first pro job in Texarkana; 1 bought my first automobile In Texarkana and I got my only wife in Texarkana." The coif yrrat is married to Uie former Louise Shoffner of this city. After praising Hogan as the greatest golfer. Nelson — now operating a stock farm at Roanoke, Tex. — described President Eisenhower as "the most enthusiastic golfer in the world and the greatest public relations man golf ever had." new York SS Chicago 52 Cleveland 48 35 .578 Boston 47 30 .547 11 Washington -12 42 .500 15 Philadelphia 34 51 .400 23;: St. Louis 31 55 .360 27 Detroit 27 57 .321 30 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Nashville 54 40 .574 —. Atlanta 60 41 .54!) 2>: j Memphis 50 45 .526 4' : | Birmingham .. 49 45 .521 5 Little Rock ... 44 46 .4SO S 1 New Orleans .. 44 50 .4B8 10 his affable: Chattanooga ... 4S 52 .4B4 10': ' Mobile 38 55 .409 15'; ' i than 225 teen-age golfers \\ill con- .filfl 5 8 j vm:e on the University of Michhan course here. 1 , Aug. 17-21, 10 compete for the first world clmmpiua- shin in junior golf. The International JayiTe Junior Golf tournament wili set; finalist from a starting field of 25.00!) rnt- rif?R. Play-off tourneys art- held in. the Panama Canal South America. Canada, Nova Sco- Zimmer Is Heavy Hitter ST. PAUL. Minn. </I'i—Don Zim- rupv, shortstop for ihe St. Paul Saints and the man ihe Brooklyn Dodgers are Brooming as a replacenien lor Pee Wee Rr.'eM.'. had a sensation- boingi :i1 baiting night recently. He smack Zone,! '-d three homers and a single as he sparked the Saints to win ovei tia and Haiwaii as well HS the U. S. I Louisville, 11-8- Don drove in sever ! The winners of enrh of Hie area ] run:?. i tournaments will be provided with Tin 1 day hrfore he clouted a home j expense money nnd tree tr,in:-por- run U'ith the bases loaded in the ! ration to and from Ann Arbor. I first, inning. Fights Lost Night NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the CommisMoner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas lor a permit, to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as 2004 w. Main St., Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned states thai he ,,,„......,. is a citizen of Arkansas, of good j York, 10. moral character, that he has never i been convicted of a felony or oilier crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state. or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic Liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 13th day of July, 1953, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1953. William H. Heath, Sr. Applicant Subscribed and sworn to before me this 13th day of July 1953. Frank C. Douglas, Notary Public My Commission expires: Dec. 29, 5953. By The Associated Press Los Angeles—Carlos Chavez 138, Los Anselcs, nut pointed Phil Kim, 140'i, Honolulu, 10. Miami Beach, Fla.—Del Flanagan, 14S a ;, St. Piiul, outpointed Willie Pastrano. 154. New Orleans. 8. Brooklyn Ridcewood Grove—Danny Jo Perez. 138 : ',. New York, out- pointed Bill Morizio, 138-'i, New Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Chattanooga a Nashville 2 Memphis 11 Little Rock s Atlanta 8 Hirmintiham 7 Ninv Orleans 3 Mobile 2 U7 innings) Today's Games SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Memphis at Little Rock Birmingham at Atlanta Chattanooga nt Nashville Mobile at New Orleans LOOK FOR THE SACK WITH THE BEMIS CAT TRADEMARK. 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Urge your city officials to build your streets with safe, economical, durable concrete—the pavement of true low-annual-cpst service. PORTLAND CLIENT ASSOCIATION »16 Tolls 111,1;,., McmphU 3, Tcnn. A national organization to impiave ond extend Ihe uses of portland cement and concrete . . . through scientific research and engineering field work CONCRETE PAVEMENT Bill Hancy, still showing tremendous mound improvement, racked up his third win of the season by shading Sonny Ellcdge in a neat pitcher's battle. Billy was tagged for only five hits, the same as his pitching adversary, but two were of the infield variety. He fanned eight and walked five but not one of his free tickets was turned into run, in contrast to his previous experiences of having most of his passes converted. Elledge matched Haney in the matter of hits but was the victim of some faulty defensive play by his mates, who contributed six errors, four coming in the first two innings when The Shrine Club tallied six of their seven tallies. He issued only one walk — to Peewee Billy Lambert — who scored the last run in the fourth, and. whiffed three. Most of the scoring was confined to tne first half, with the Shrine Club getting away to a two run start during their first time at bat. With Larry whittle erased on a tap to the pitcher, Jesse Taylor singled to center and raced, to third when Joe Smith fouled up Haney's grounder. Billy pulled up at second on the play. Clyde Griffin promptly counted bqth with a one bagger. McGuire Bangs Triple Steve McGuire's power>laden bat „ | got one of the scores back in the hot. He was even par through 13 i lowel . part of the franle Larry despite putting troubles, | Courtney strated things off by rol- " .... holes dropped a 40-foot chip for a birdie 3 on 14, parred 15 and finished with three birdies in a row. Nelson Attracts Big Gallery His round was the best in the Cup Matches by a margin of three strokes as he dumped Albert McWilliams, the Texarkanan who was medalist in the recent Arkansas Amateur tourney, 3 and 2. 'Nelson also teamed with Charlie Isom, youthful Little Rock pro, to win a team match. Nelson attracted a,, big gallery, but it was his partner Isom who gave the spectators their top thrill. The tiny Little Rockian came within H inches of a hole in one with a masterful wood on the 250 yard 17th hole. He got an eagle on the hole but still lost his individual match to Gene Keeney of Texarkana, 2 up. Barney Osment of Jonesboro, defending open champion, was low amateur in the cup matches with one under par 72. That score was matched by pros Don Murphy of Texarkana and Curtis Collier of Fort Smith. These three and Nelson were the only one/; to break par on the 6 520-yard course. tion of the second. Haney fanned John Kelly but Swaner was given, life when Griffin tipped his bat. Sweet drew the first of three walks. Storey maae up for his error by singling in Swaner. But Courtney forfeited his plate opportunity by missing his batting t,urn. Haney escaped further damage by settin Cobb down on strikes. Errors Help Jaycees A pair of errors paved the way for the last two Jaycee runs in the third. Smith beat out an infield hit, moved up on two passed balls, then scored as Taylor was heaving out McGuire. Haney fumbled Elledge's tap. Kelly was safe on a. bunt, then swiped second after a passed ball had sent Elledge over to third. The Jaycee flinger came in on Dallas' error. Sweet again walked to fill the bases but Haney eased out of the spot by throwin three strikes past Wendell Chitmon. Haney and Elledge then knuckled down to do some clever dueling with only one hit each the rest of the way, although the Shrine Club did score on an unearned run in the fourth on a walk to Lambert, j Smith's third error and Haney's ! infield out. Kelly led off with a single in the fifth but perished on Swane. 's hopper to Haney. The box score: AB H PO A 4001 4121 ling out to the mound, but Charles Cobb slashed a hit down the left field line. Smith forced him at second, Whittle to Taylor, but big Steve cracked a three bagger to left that easily enabled Cobb to ride home. Three consecutive errors were mixed with two hits for four Shrine Club runs in the second that iced the game away. Jimmy Pugh trpl- ed to left ajid scored a moment later as Smith failed to handle Whittle's ground skinner. Dean Storey erred on Taylor's fly and Whittle dented home plate. Jesse also was a scorer as Bob Sweet missed Haney's loft to left. Griffin's second single accounted for Haney. A mixup in the batting possibly c--,t the Jaycees in "the lower sec- Whittle, Taylor, ss 2b P E.R.A. Soars CLEVELAND (ff)—Early Wynn of the Indians' mound staff saw his earned run average soar recently when an official scorer changed a passed ball to a wild pitch. In a game against the Red Sox at Bost- _ on, Wynn uncorked a wicked hook j " b yTboamin*'hvmfir"i,y Fisher" The insurers iced the game with two each in the fourth and fifth, three in the sixth and one in the seventh. Mead's made their big effort in United Life Clubs Mead's In BW Softball American United Life Insurance Company handed Mead's Clothiers another of Its frequent defeats in Bay Window softball play at Little Park yesterday as the insurers clubbed Mead's hurler. Childs, for 14 hits and 13 runs while the loser.? could get only seven hits and six runs off winning pitcher Garrott. A big four-run inning In the third broke the game open for United Life after one run crossed in the first. The runs were scored on two singles, a triple by Killett followed to Billy Goodman. The ball sped past the batter and catcher Jim Hegan, too. It ruled a passed ball. The following day the scorer changed it to a vild pitch and thus made all the seven runs ofl Wynn as earn eri markers. the third with three runs and in the fourth u'iih two. Griffiin, o Lovelace, 3b H. Smith, rf Tharpe, rf Dallas, Ib Pugh, If Garner, cf Lambert, cf Totals 3022 2 2 10 0 3101 2000 0 D 0 0 2040 2100 1000 0000 23 5 18 5 AS H PO A 2000 Courtney, cf Wicker, cf 1000 Cobb, 2b 4240 J. Smith, ss 4121 McGuire, c 3150 Elledge, p 2022 Kelly, 3b 2000 Swaner, Ib 3050 Sweet, Ib oooo Stsrey, rf 1100 Chitmon, rf 2000 . Totals 24 5 18 3 Score by innings: Shrine Club 240 100 — 1 Jaycees 112 000 — 4 Summary: Errors: Haney, Dallas, Elledge, Sweet, Storey, J. Smith 3. Runs: Whittle, Taylor 2, Haney 2, Pugh Lambert J. Smith 2, "Hedge, Swaner. Buns batted in: Haney, Griffin 3, McGuire 2. Three base hits: Pugh, McGuire. 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