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FRIDAY, JULY 17, 1953 BT.YTIIEVII.I.E (ARK.l COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN iwanis, Rotes Battle to Draw I Kiwanis and Rotary battled for eight innings through Irizzling rain at Ninth Street Park yesterday before the eon-. est, one of the tightest and most exciting of the Little League eason, was called because of darkness with the score knotted : five-all. Exhibiting sparkling fielding that £oke league records, the Rotary i fought from behind after giving; Kiwanis a four-run advantage >. the first inning to tie the score i a squeeze play in the bottom of e sixth and send the game into ttra Innings. Four times the sensational play ( Rotary infielders got piK-her lurtis Branscurn out of trouble with ouble playe—a new mark .ikely to emain a long time on Little League ecord books. Two of the twin-killings were con- entional short - to-second-to-first the Rotary Club combination of bunt try, Hodge connected on the second, and Ross charged in with the tying run. That sent the game into extra innings and seemingly inspired the lads to play top-notch baseball. Only one more runner reached base in the game as both sides were set down in order in the seventh and Kiwanis were retired ,1-2-3 in the eighth. In the Rotary eighth Huey and Ross were out on slow rollers to the pitcher. Rotary fans' hopes soared as Branscum got safely to second on Marshall's miscue, t .but little Bobby Jacques. Kiwanis |f second baseman ended it by scoop- Jllly Ross, Tex turner and Ronnie luey. One went from Huey at lirst a Turner at second and another, Iso initiated by Huey, caught a unner off first after the first base- nan snared a fly in foul territory. Three Miscucs Three miscues by Rotary players ided the Kiwanians in their four- un splash in the first inning. Bobby tacques opened the game with a ralk and advanced to second when Jon Tinker got on via Rotary's first •rror. Stallings hit to Turned at sec. and was safe as the play to ipg up Hodge's grounder and racing across to first base for the final out. Both hurlers. Jimmy Bruce for Kiwanis. and Curtis Branscum for Rotary, pitched tight ball all the way. giving up only four hits apiece. The game will be replayed from the beginning today as the two teams continue their battle for second place in league standings Box score: Kiwanis Club AB R H PO A E hird retired Jacques. Tinker .sc j -- rpj,. ored Tmk Jacques. 2b Stallings, ss . Bruce, p Marshall. 3b . Rhodes, c ie first run as Branscum commit- ed his second error, setting the itage for James Marshall's double, he only Kiwanis hit in the inning. vhich drove Stallings and Jimmy j ™' B ">*=. iruce across. Marshall then ended «• Austin he scoring when Ross let Dusty {nodes' grounder through shortstop. Rotary's fielders took over then Burton, If 4 0 . 4 1 4 1 . 4 1 . 4 2 4 0 2 0 . 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 10 0 0 0000 0000 0000 AT HOME ON THE RANGE-^-Hank Sauer of the Cubs and the Yankees' Billy Martin practice in store clothes at a Coney Islano, N. Y., batting range. (NEA) Tm Only Human Says Ben Hogan of Praises Kell's Is Triumph Over Aches and Pains By JACK HANI) [season, trying lo make both ends i meet on a rookie's skimpy salary. NFAV YORK (AP) — If George Kcll wins the American Later the Philadelphia A'S traded League batting championship, it will be a triumph of will power over aches and pains. There are days when Kcll fears i dull, damp rtnys this sprint!, he he won't be able to drag himself j had [lip miseries. His boss, Mana- out of bed in Ihe morniuR. let alone leer Lou Bmnlrcnu, told him to !or- jmt on his Boston uniform lo play j set playing and not even show up third base. Still he has played more than three quarters of the Reel Sox names and is leading the league in hitting. Doctors tell George it's simply a case of too much bending, sliding and tumbling for his spinal disc. They sny it's similar to Ihe trouble that forced Bobby Doerr into retirement and spnt Charlie Keller to the hospital for an operation. "I don't ivant any operation, if I can help it. ' Kell said the other day. "I'm sum my back will be all I bark melted away. It's the night right for ordinary everyday life I games on cool evenings and the with the proper rest. It's just the | rainy days that bother him most, benlling I have to do in baseball." I When Kell first came up to the In mid-May Kell. only 31, thought! seriously of hanging up. In the , tor u l(-\v fi;ivs. Trird I/pftfielil Kell tried Ipft field when he returned to tiie lineup. It worked fine. lie never played the outfield but there wore days when he was ablp 10 gpt in rrie linpup in left field u'lipn he wouldn't have been able to play third base. But the club needed George back at third so ho returned to his old job. When ihe mercury hit the 80s he smiled. The old cricks In the dress but it isn't that at all. Kell wants to win the batting championship this year more than anything him to Detroit He went to Boston e!sc in his career. He thinks he can do it— if the back lets him. last summer. School teaching is not for Kell any more. He prospered in base- ''If I can only get hot for a few weeks I think I can win it." he ball at a healthy wage scale in said. "But that goes for Mickey Mantle, too. Anybody can win it. I think about .335 ought to win." Detroit and Boston. He has a going cotton and cattle farm in Arkansas. It will be back to the farm when j When Kell won the championship his playing days are over. Eventually he'd like to come back to baseball as a coach—or maybe manager—but first a year off to rest that back. This sounds like a farewell ad- with .343 in 1949. beating men like Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio, some said it was a fluke. If he wins this one, bad back and all, he should rate the most valuable player award majors, out of Swiiton, Ark., he was a .school teacher, in the off By JOHN RODERICK — Mechanical man? A golf machine? md Kiwanis was able to muster, x laced Burton (n Hily three more hits and one run ROTARY CLUB iff Branscum In the remaining ;even frames. Their other run came in the fourth when Marshall's big bat Turner. 2b . Coleman, If Huey, Ib . . 4 . 4 . 4 4 , 4 4 Jarrett, c 2 2 2 1 PARIS (AP) Nerveless? These superlatives have been heaped on Ben Hogan, 29 s 4 24 9 3 j golfdom's mighty mite from Fort Worth, Tex. But what does the winner of the United States Open and British Open think? AB R H PO A E] "well," he smiled last night be- was scheduled to dock Tuesday. He Line score: Kiwanis . Rotary igain boomed, this time lor tnree Ross ss lasas. He came in on another Ro- | Branscum, p ary error as Turner muffed Jerry, Ho( jg e . jb "alsgrove's grounder to second. Rotary got two of the four runs j rjndennie, cf jack in the lower half of the first Wes tbrook. rf tania, also with the aid of errors. xLo g ari] r f Turner got life on Tinker's error to start things, and scored on an overthrow after Coleman singled nd advanced on a second error.; Huey unleashed ft double to score | Joleman, but that was all of the i Irst as Ross and Branscum were; ut on strikes and J. Hodge ground- Ed to the pitcher. Jimmy Bruce- | Coleman Homers j After Jarrett, Lendennie and; Westbrook were out in order in the | Rotary second, Coleman came up in; League, the third with a home run smash j down the left field line to move Rotary to within one run of the Ki- wanians. Jarrett maintained that balance for Rotary in the fourth as he walk-: ed, advanced to second on a passed ball, to third on a wild pitch and , cama home as Tinker put Linden-; nle out at first unassisted. | Going into the last of the sixth, trailing by one run, Rotary came alive as Ross opened with a double and advanced to third when Branscum was out pitcher to first. Rotary coach Jack Droke then signaled i squeeze play with J. Hodge ct bat. After missing his first 3 'fore boarding the boat train for Le 0 "! Havre where he embarked for New 0 0,York on the United States, "I'm i| 0 ' 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 only human, of course. But there's 0010 31 5 4 24 7 4 said H \vas fine with him fin Ne\v York Grover Whalen, (lie city's official greeter of digrl- taries, said Hogan and -his wife, Valerie, would he escorted in a motorcade to,City Hull for a greeting by Mayor Vincent ImpelliUeri, then taken on the tmdHional ticker tape ride up Lower Broadway.) He \vas impressed by the rave notices he received in the British "Here they just make a tee and, press. Some English sports writers green and then cut the grass in said he was the greatest golfer ever. Ben Will Take Rest "It's real kind of ihose folks to 2 i no point in getting ruffled. It just interferes with your game." He said the European courses were a great deal different from those he was used to playing in 0 the United States. U.S. Courses More Tailored Wilson, Luxora Vie Tonight in South Missco Softball League-leading- Wilson and third place Luxora will meet tonight in a single game at Wilson in South Missco softball League play. Wilson's 8-1 record gave the Bulldogs a full game lead over Grider who has an 8-3 mark. Luxora's 5-4 win-loss record is good for third place, three games out of the league lead. At Osceola the Home Oil fourth placers will meet Keiser in the first game of a doubleheader. Keiser has yel to taste victory in league play with a 0-!0 murk. Home Oil's season record Is 4-6. In the second game of the douhleheader the Grider Dews (8-3) will play OS- ceola Foods (1-2). ! Ben and Valerie are going fishing in Canada. *'I need the rest." he said. "I've been playing and practicing since last March and I feel pretty tired." "I'm taking my clubs with me. They go wherever I go." 400 100 00 between," he observed. "Then they 201 101 00 toss in a few bunkers and traps. I This, was true of Carnoustie (where Frank DcMichele of New York is the ytmngest player in the St. Louis Cardinal organization. He celebrated his 17th birthday last April IB. DcMichele plays for Pa- ducha, Ky., in the Class D Kitty he won the British Open). In the United States we tailor our courses more. We manicure them." 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