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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 22, 1953
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TEN BLYTHEVILI,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY », 1998 '53 King Cotton Open To Be Held Aua. 21-23 Yarbrough Will Defend Crown Some of the top amateur and professional golfers of a seven-state area are expected to be on hand here Aug. 21 when the fourth annual King BASEBALL STANDINGS NATIONAL LEAGUE Won Lost Pel. G.O. Cotton Open tournament starts at Blytheville Country Club. At stake will be $1,500 in prize money and trophies. Gene Butler, chairman for this year's event, announced dates for " , the 54-hoIe medal play three-da tournament today. First place fo the pros will bring $350. From that point, the prize mone: scales down to $50 for sixth am seventh places and S25 for each o the eighth, ninth and tenth placi finishers. Returning for another crack a the par-72, 6,000-yard plus course will be Chick Yarbrough, Vin cennes, Ind., pro who walked of with first-place honors last year when the field included Gary Mid dlecoff, one of professional golf's top money-winners. McKain Expected Yarbrough fired a 13-under-par 203 for the 54 holes last year. His final rounds netted him scores ol 63 and 68. Middlecoff was second, five strokes back. Shedrick ( McKain, steady Memphis amateur, took honors in the amateur division last year with 217. McKain, also is expected to defend his title in this year's open. Other professionals who probably will be on hand for the tournament include L. V. Dukes, Clarksdale, Miss.; Jack Fondren, Pat Abbott and Gene Towry, all Memphians; and Harold Williams, Tuscaloosa, Ala., who won the 1951 professional crown. Last year, the event attracted about 80 golfers, ranging in locale Irom Michigan to Alabama. Brooklyn ... Milwaukee . Philadelphia St. Louis ... New York .. Cincinnati . Chicago ... Pittsburgh , . 57 53 49 49 46 41 31 29 .640 .590 .563 .551 .541 .456 .360 .305 16',':, 24 '/i 31 AMERICAN LEAGUE York Cleveland .. Boston Washington Philadelphia St. Louis ... Detroit 61 56 51 52 43 35 33 29 .685 .622 .573 .571 .473 .383 .359 .326 SOUTHERN Nashville . Atlanta 52 Memphis ... Birmingham New Orleans Little Rock . 'hattanooga Mobile ASSOCIATION W L Pet. GB . 58 42 45 54 47 53 46 48 53 40 46 42 .580 — .536 4i/ 2 .535 4>/ 2 .535 4'/ 2 .475 1 >/2 .474 10'/ 2 .451 14 .416 16'/2 Cards Win 4th Place Stan and Rip Help With Homers J*y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The St. Louis Cardinals are back ta fourth place again. A victory over the New York Giants Tuesday night turned the trick. The Birds, scoring four runs in the first inning, coasted to a 10-6 win as a veteran hurler Gerry Staley notched his 13th victory. Stan Musial and Rip Repulski hit home runs for the Cardinals and Bobby Thomson connected for the Giants. The victory proved costly for the Birds when second baseman Red Schoendienst, the National League's leading hitter, was hit by a thrown ball after running out a base hit in the second inning. Schocndienst, expected to be out of the lineup only one or two days, was hit over the left eye. Ten stitches were required to close the Wound. Manager Eddie Stanky filled in at second base. The Brownies game against the Philadelphia Athletics at Busch Stadium was postponed becausi rain. Yesterday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia 10-3. Milwaukee 0-7 Brooklyn 15, Chicago 4 St. Louis 10 New York 6 Cincinnati 7, Pittsburgh 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 8, New York 3 Detroit 8, Washington 7 CO in- ings) Philadelphia at St. Louts, post- oned, rain Boston at Chicago, postponed, ain SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Chattanooga at Atlanta, postponed, rain Nashville at Birmingham, postponed, rain. Memphis 5. New Orleans 2 Mobile 6-3, Little Rock 1-2 (second 11 Innings) Today't Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Milwaukee at Philadelphia, — Spahn (12-3) vs Konstnnty (10-6) Chicago at Brooklyn (2), —Lown (3-3) and Church CM) vs Erskine (8-4) and Podres (5-2) St. Louis at New York, —Presko (5-9) vs Heatn (6-5) Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, —Weh- raeler (1-5) vs Lapalme (4-10) AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston at Chicago, W—. Brown (9-2) vs Consuegra (4-1) Philadelphia at St. Louis, — Shantz (3-7) vs Pillette (4-5) Washington at Detroit, —Shea (8-1) vs Gray (4-11) New York at Cleveland, —Ford (10-3) vs Garcia (11-0) Kiner Confident Of 8th Straight Homer Crown Cubs' Slugger Now Ranks 5th With 22 Blasts BROOKLYN (AP) — Ralph Kiner, National League's perennial home run champion, thinks he can capture his eighth consecutive title this year with 40 four-baggers. The Chicago Cub.s' slugger currently ranks fifth In the league with 22 home runs. Milwaukee's Eddie Mnthews leads with 20 and Cincinnati's Ted Kluszewski is second with 28. Brooklyn's Roy Campanella is third with 24 and Gils Bell of the Redlegs has 23. From whlcn of this formidable quartet does Kiner expect the stiffest competition? "I'm not overly concerned about the competition," replied Ralph. "While Tin not underestimating any of them I believe I can win the home run title again if I can hit 40 home runs. Check the records and you will find that in the last 20 years only one player besides myself—Johnny Mize — hit that many homers in a single sea son. "This year 1 wt a goal for myself—40 home runs. Golfers shoo for par, you know. Well, I believe 40 home runs Is my par. If I can lilt that mark, I'm satisfied. IF Mathews or Kluszewski or any oj the others can hit 50, he deserves to win the crown." Kiner said if he couldn't win the title this year, the honor prob- alily would go to one of these three —Mathews, Kluszewski or Gil SKKK FINALS BERTHS TODAY — The four .semifinalists in the championship flight of Blythe- V'llf Country Club's annual t;olf tournament, now in its third week, teed oft today in battles to nume the tourney finalists. The foursome wus scheduled to move off the first tee at 1 p.m., with (left to right! Dr. J. C. Guard playing James Terry and J. M. (Mac) Williams, Jr., competing with C. L. McWaters. (Courier News I'hulo) e oj Errors American Legion snapped out of their Little League second half lethargy with a vim yesterday by blasting out a convincing 13-4 triumph over the Rotary Club in an abbreviated First he had a series of business conferences and then a spot Arthur Godfrey's television" show (CBS) at 6 p m., CST, tonight. More business tomorrow, and tomorrow night a big dinner in his honor by the u. S. Golf Asocia- tion. Friday he and his wife Valerie fly to their home in Fort Worth, Tex., for a cell-oration which never- to-be-outdone Texans plan to make a bigger and a more lavish affair than that accorded bv New York City. Exhibitions Although he is about 15 pounds underweight and looks drawn and weary, the middle-sized giant of the links announced he would fulfill exhibition commitments at V/asbington, Sioux City and Joplin, liounsavall hit to Ross whose low throw pulled Huey off the bag Ho- '.vard was safe when Hodge fumbled his grounder. Umpire-in-chief Terry O'Neill decided it was rain- Ben Hogan Plans Many Activities By WILL GBIMSLEY NEW YORK (AP) — There is no immediate rest in sight for Ben Hogan, a thin, tired man of 40 who is over-! golfed and overfeted. ; Still reeling from yesterday's whirlwind New York re-F ception, followed by a day-long series of public appearances,* golf's triple champion continued at a nerve-wracking pace'.: today. jf Mo., dates. As far as actual competition is concerned, he won't haunt the fairways again until next spring, when he plays in the Masters ourna- ment at Augusta. He'll also compete in his home town headliner—the Colonial Invitation at Fort Worth—but after that his plans are indefinite. His wife, concerned at seeing him train down to such a thin edge for major tournaments, said ghe; would like to see him quit competitive golf and 'play just for fun." "But that would have to be up ! to Ben," she added. Ben leaves no doubt about his own attitude: Plays to Win "I've been piaying golf since I was 11," he said, "and I'll ba Maying a lo; more. I'm sure I'l May in some more Opens. If I do '-'II be in there to win. That's the : only way I enjoy it." ! This is cause for special con- ' : , u , - -- -- —~ i ims is cause 101 special coning too hard to continue and called temptation by those who said sure-j lly this must be the climax "-~' / " The box score: outs, one Hodges. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Chattanooga at Atlanta (2) Nashville al Birmingham (2) Little Rock at Mobile Memphis at New Orleans '•vttlng practice pitcher Al Zachry of the Yank of I the some job v I Dodgers. formerly Commission RulesOutOpen Doe Season LITTLE ROCK I/F1 — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission says there will be no general open season on female deer this year but there is a possibility of controlled killing of does In the Black Mountain urea of Franklin County. The commission said a final decision on supervised killing will not be made until a meeting Aug. The announcement came yesterday after the commission deliberated for a day the testimony of some 30 persons at a public hearing on a proposal to open the season for does. The proposal was made as a menus of reducing the number of deer In Arkansas because of the lack of natural food caused by overpopulation of the animals. game. Rain interrupted proceedings in the last half of the fourth inning with two run in and a couple of Legions parked on the bases. Spotting the Rotes four runs in Branscnm whose throw to Ross was | ed all the way to third on the er- the top half of the first, the yellow-1 wide at second. Plimkett sprinted \ ,. or white a ,. nnoer , nnp ,_.,„ riaM capped crow roared back with six | to th.iril and Boyd took second Jer- ! <". whlte d '°PP et l one mto tight during thdr time at bat in the! ry (Monk) Rounsavall hit to Tur T ng m Bounsava11 and frame, added a half dozen mure in j nor and all hands were safe when Howard, took second on a passed 11 batters paraded j the plaj at second was late, Plunk- ball, went to third on a wild pitch " "~ ' " ' " " as Hatch walked. Dorris brought in to the plale, and were off on another batting , tirade when Jupiter Pluvius turned over the water bucket. While both teams racked up 10 hits during the 3 23 innings, it was more of a battle of errors than with the willow. A grand total of 10 miscues were committed, many due to the soft condition of the infield, particularly the left side, ana the ett scoring. Howard's single ac- rf White With the final run of the wild frame with his second line drive single. Branscum got, out of : piunkett the Jim by whiffing little Bunch. Boyd, 2b He didn't stay out of trouble Rounsavall, long, however, for he started the j Howard, p last of the rain-peppered fourth by j White, ss hitting Lovelace. He uncorked a wild j Hatch, cf heave, sending Lovelace to second, f Dorris, Ib Plunkotl lined to Ross. Boyd tried i Bunch, If , to catch the redhead napping with Lovelace. 3b ed during the first inning when 10 rode home on Doug Dorris' hard ; „ bunt but wac a victim at "irst. By smash to center. Branscum was un- particularly the lelt side, ana the nanaung tmjy Hatc-ns easy poKe. wet balls. Eight bobbles wen: record- j Billy moved up on a wild pitch and counted for Boyd, with Rounsavall taking third and the pitcher going to second when Colenmn fumbled the ball. Both runners dented home when Ronnie Huey missed Branscum's hard heave of Hurley White's grounder. The Legion shortstop topped at second and was a scurer when Branscilm threw wildly alter handling Billy Hatch's easy poke. Turner. 2b Coieman, Huey, Ib Ro.s-3, ss . Branscum, Hodge, 3b Jarratt, c Lendennie, Westbrook. KOTARY CLOT AB H If ... PO 3 0 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 17 3 11 4 AMERICAN LEGION AB H PO A ... 2 Dickie Harris, son of Washing Ion mannger Bucky Harris, Truro i jcague, a summe many college boy Playing ilrd base for Sports Roundup — The People Talk of Baseball By JACK HAND Dancer E rlDs°ho Km e A b3 r.7 ff ^ ''"If ^ BrMChVay ' wra PP cd in ««*<* tape . . . Nativ, WH^: i »cis »si»™' • • • ite he "-* record books and only 10 weeks to go before the World Series, it's time to take ~ midsenson inventory of last April's major league stock Taking the National League first: Brooklyn—Showing its expected power with signs that the pitching finally is coming around. . . Jackie Robinson settled clown in left field after making the grand tour of third base, second base and first. . , Billy Cox back on third and Gil Hodges on first. . Junior Gilliam, benched for a few days, playing a flashy second base. Grimm Sn'caling Milwaukee—Still the big surprise of the year, although slacking off from torrid early pace. . . . Charlie Grimm sweating it out awaiting for Del Crandall's injured hand to mend. . . . Warren Spahn threatening Robin Roberts' position No. 1 pitcher in the league. Phladelphia—Mr. Roberts doing his usual job although Curt Simmons, sidelined by that lawnmowe'r accident, still hasn't hit the 10-wln mark. Jim Konstanty flashing his old M.V.P. form with 10 victories. New YorK—Rolling in high gear now that Leo Durocher has made his big decision on the infield, putting Daryl Spencer on short and Al Dark on second. . . . Monte Irvin bombing with his old '51 form, fighting for the batting lead. St. Louis — Harvey Haddix and Gerry Staley winning about half the games . . Stan Musial still hovering around .300 and not •mong KM top 10 batten. clicking with a fine job Kluszewski and bus Bell knocking down the fences. Chicago—Crippled attain by Hank Bauer's injury . . . R ftlph Km ev hiting his home run stride after his trade from Pittsburgh. Rickey Wishing Pittsburgh -. Bonus babies at every turn . Branch Rickey wishing Dal CooKun could come back from service to play first base for an all-Irish infield with the O'Brien twins and Danny O'Connell. In the American League: New York—Winning 18 straight losing 9, letting an ll!i-game lead slide lo 4 and then bouncing back by winning i at Chicago . . . Stengel blowing up and baring .he clubhouse to newsmen during bad streak Mickey Manlle hobbling on a bad leg. Chicago-Hustling all the way with the go-go spirit of Paul Richards ine comeback Virgil trucks making a Harry Dorisb Philadelphia — Crippled by in Juries that have Jimmy Dykes talk Ing 10 himseU . . . Loss of Bobby Sham?, for half the season worst blow . Ous Zerntal's homers and Pete Slitter's consistent batting the bright spots. St. Louis—A good bet to beat out Detroit for last place . Playing out the string with an eye cocked toward Baltimore. Detroit— Piti'hinK soddy, defense poor but hitting fair—fans still loyal despite stohdy cellar gait , Front office .spreading bonus cash to cover up bad trades. the best relief pitcher in the league. Boston - The kids making it a first division club . . . George Kelt, >laying with a bad back, leading he league . . . jj m pearsall prov- ng he could shake off his troubles and play major league ball. Cleveland— tailing apart after on solid spurt . Al Rosen bombing Luke Easter letting in almost as many as he drives In . . rjobby Feller proving he still lias something. Washington — Slick field, no iunch and solid pitching from Rob 'orterflcld, Prank Shea . . Chuck Stobbs disappointing . . . Mickey Vcrnon In the batting race. | Fights Last Night By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Los Angeles—Jesse Fuentes, 159, Los Angeles, outpointed Billy Lani, IGl'/T, Sacramento, 10. Brooklyn Ridgewood Grove — Jimmy Slade, n41' a , New York, outpointed Herbie Hayes, 167, Elmsford, N. Y., 10. San Antonio, Tex. — Henry "Pappy" Gnult, Spartanburg, S. C. outpointed Alex Santoy, San Antonio, 10. (Bantamweights, but exact weights not available.) Little League Standings Lions Club Sllrtne Club Kiwnnls Club American Legion W 2 2 1 1 1 0 L 0 0 1 2 2 Pet. 1.000 1.000 .500 .333 .333' .000 i runs were scored, Rotes Start Fast Tlie Rolnry Club started off as if they meant to prolong the- Legion losing streak to three in a row since the race was .split. They combined their three hits oil* Glynn Dale Howard, talented Legion southpaw, with three bobbles and a passed ball lo score four times. Burley White started the rally by fumbling Tex Turner's roller. Tex moved up on a passed ball. Jerry Coleman walked- Turner swiped third. Ronnie Huey sent in both runnors with a double to center, went to third on •toward's poor throw and galloped ionic when Johnny Plimkett missed Billy ROKS' fly in right. Rnss wound ip on third and counted on Curt Brimscum's infield hit to short. Jerry Hodge forced Bnm.scum. Alvin Jarratt fanned but Jimmy Lendennie came through with a. single to right that not only sent Hodge all the way to third but kept the spree | alive. It died a natural though us Howard tossed out Bobby Westbrook. Bowing their necks with f-i-im determination the Legions fought back with six counters in the lower half of the Inning to take over and were never headed. Piunkett strolled as a starter. Mike Boyd tapped to able to get the ball over to small Don Bunch and walked him. Both runners advanced an a wild pitch but got no farther as Branscum tofk a hitch in hie trousers, fanned Wayne Lovelace and Plunkctt, batting for a second time in the in- ningr, and forced Boyd to roll to Huey, unassisted. Howard Settles Down Enjoying the 6-4 load Howard retired the next seven batters, three on strikes, before walking Lendennie to break the putoiit string in the upper portion of the fourth, as it began to sprinkle. He got the next two batters to make it a legal game. Branscum escaped the second without damage, but lost his control in the third as the Legions combed him for four hits to register their second big round of counting. Dorris lined hard to Turner then Bunch, Lovelace and Plimkett drew free tickets. Boyd forced Plimkett on a grounder to Turner who stepped on second. Bunch coming in. Rounsavall singled over .short that Ross nearly held on to after a tremendous leap, sending in Lovelace. Boyd scored when Ross's intended return of Howard's hit for Branscum sailed far over the pitcher's head. Rounsavall proceed- this time it was raining pretty hard. ix, the# pinnacle, in the fabulous career of J" the serious T--xan. Where could he [ go from here? T ] Hcgnn had his own answer: ] "Win five U S. Opens?" he said. "I'd like to vin 10. Not to set any < records, but just for the thrill of ? winning them." ! Right now he is tied with Bobby i Jones and Willie Anderson, the ' latter from the sport's dark ages, with four each. ; The ice-nerved competitor—the • i "o-called mechanical man of golf— t showed he was human yesterday ^ when he broke under the spell of •' the big' city's adulation. "You want ; ;o cry," he said, and he did. i ; But the mo.^t striking character- *' 'ptlc of the champion was hii : modesty. >" "That parade really scared me," d ' °,he said. "I was afraid I'd be Bit- 0 j ting back there in that big: open * 0 j limousine and some guy on the ?.' sidewalk woujd nudge his neighbor f and say: 'Say. who's that lunkhead, f janyhow?' 1 7 Here are the values tuirt rocked the refrigerator itiarkef! Do pennies count with you? Do you have to meet a budget? Here's genuine Kelvinator quality at a price you can't match anywhere! Want freedom from messy bond defrosting? Want all the best conveniences in a big-capacity refrigerator? 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