The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1952 · Page 7
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FKIDAT, MAT 80, 1M2 One-Hitter PACK SEVEN Boston 'Wildman' Faces Only 27; Phils Nip Giants By JACK HAND Assodalnd 1'rm Sports Writer Wilrlnian Maury McDermoU, ei'ralic Boston Red Sox - -- j~,..->. • —•v.u^.itiiuii, nutrl IlillCQ between being a new Lefty Grove and a new nex Barney. Last night he played (he Crave role as he faced only 21 Washington batters. For a change he walked only one Mel Hoderlcin's single with oiie out In the fourth wiped out his hopes of matching Virgil Trucks' Jio-hittcr. A base on balls lo Clyde Volhner and Fred Hattleld's triple gave Boston its. 1-0 win | n the sixth liming. They collected IG lilts off lough-luck: pilcher Bob Porterficld in breaking (heir second-place lie with the Senators. Portcrfield now has lost five, three by shutouts including Trucks' no-hitter. Dom DiMaggio hew the league baiting lend with two hits to make his average .350. • While pitching dominated the night game at Fenway Park, the bolters enjoyed an afternoon field day In Detroit where Cleveland mauled the Tigers, 11-4. Harry Simpson, whose 1951 flop embarrassed General Manager Hank Greenberg no end, had four hits to take the league lead with 52 hits. Bases Loaded Homer A year ago the boys were lambasting Greenberg for keeping Simpson (.229) nncl trading Minnie Nfinoso (.326) to Chicago. Now Minoso Is way down yonder in the .230s, riding the bench because of an injured foot, and Simpson Is the mound. An eighlli.iimng error by sub first baseman Bill Hllch- coclc let Phil Hizzuto score from second base with the winning run off Alex Kellncr. With the help of Hitchcock's fumble of Yogi Berra's grounder. Raschi ran his lifetime record against the A's to 23-2. limps Lose Clothes The small Yankee Stadium crowd of 6.092 got « loiijfh when Ihe umpires come out to work in civilian clothes. Their oarage had been delayed so the umps called the plays in such varied finery as a double breasted suii. a natty blue slacks- gray sports coat combination New York Brooklyn Chicago Cincinnati Philadelphia St. Louis Boston Plllsburch W L Pet. OB 9', 2 26 .743 24 10 .708 21 16 .568 18 18 ,6H 16 18 .471 9'/i n 21 .4-17 10 13 20 .394 12 8 32 .200 20',i Sports Roundup — Indianapolis Speedway Fit Only for Automobile Racing BV * B.V GAVLK TALBOT* AMKHICAN LKAGIJK Cleveland Boston Washington New York Chicago St. Louis Philadelphia Detroit \V Pet. 'GB .025 .583 2 .556 3 .515 3 li, .500 5 .452 1 .406 8 „ —_, .,,,„,i., %. W uL (.uiuuiimuoii inn* -».*•«..in-* ± oxfords and flowery-patterned neck-1 „ ' ties Larry Napp , who happcn 7 d SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION ties. Larry Napp, who happened to be wearing a blue suit, worked , behind the plate Mobile The New York Giants' seven- blasting extra basers with a 306 average. One of Simpson's four nils was a bases-loaded homer that greeted reliefer Ken Johnson, making his first appearance of the year in the eighth. Al Rosen, league leader in runs Hatted !n and home runs, drove horn* four runa with two doubles mnd a single as the Indian; chased Art Houtteman »nd hung the loss on reliefer Dick Llttlefleld. Bobby Feller coasted home after a rou<*h Btart with a nine-hitter for his fifth win. Th« New Tork Tankeea had to Ose a llttlo "Yankee luck" to get past Philadelphia, 3-2, even with game win streak was snapped by Philadelphia, 6-5. Combined wit Brooklyn's 7-3 edge over Boston the Giants' National League lea was clipped to i'i games. Two runs In the ninth almos pulled It out for the Giants b" Ken Helnlzelman finally came o to stop them one run short. Kar Drews was the winner over rellefe Hoj't Wilhelm. Brooklyn celebrated Its escapi from Giant pitching, snapping a three-game losing streak, with a barrage of home runs off Ma> Surkont and Lew Burdette. And> Pafko, Jackie Robinson, Pee Wee Reese and Oil Hodges all homered in the 11-hlt attack. Chris Van Cuyk needed help from" Joe Back to hold his fourth win. Black pitched fine one-hit ball through the last four innings. Ralph Klner's fifth homer and Hurry Dlckson's pitching reveised Pittsburgh's backward motion to whip Cincinnati, 1-2. Dlckson held the Reds to four hits and Klner three times b> , hit B two-run tiomer In the seventh. St. Louis and Chicago in the National and American were scheduled. walked purposely Harry Perkowski. not Pebs Go on Hit Spree But Lose 13-10 Verdict By Th* Associated Preoi Ko UttJa Rock t*un h« «v«r c.ptured two Southern A pennant, In a row. and th. ,9 5J .Ttw .-Utlop b reeling under of h«v7 blowi by th. no-Kpeat Jinx i;> '" Despite heavy player reinforcements during the past week the defending champions have dropped four straight games. The Rocks pull*! that defensive rarity, a triple play, OB .uccesslve nights this week in Birmingham «nd lost both . But last night, old man jinx really landed i haymaker. The Trava acorad eight run. In the third inning- and pounded three Mobile pitchers for 19 hit* but lost, 13-10. to the leagua leaders. The reverse left them nine games off the pace and 3'4 lengths behind sixth-place Nashville. Yols, Baron* Spilt In tha only other Southern activity last night. Nashville and Birmingham split a doubleheader. ^f%«? S Tn" M 8 ' irst ' '•*• and Ue Ro <* '"rower, suffered a 1-0 setback In the night- ance was tagged cap. R»in at New Orleans and Atlanta postponed tilte those teams had lined up with Memphis and Chattanooga. Pace setting Mobile'! comebajk after being eight run* In arrears was the bear's top home offensive show of the year but was seen by a slim cluster oK 716 fans Little Rock sent 13 batters to the plate for 10 hits In tfi« big Inning, but Mobile reacted quickly. The Bruins came back with a pair In their half ot the third and scored seven an Inning later. In spite of the awesome, 37-hit barrage, neither team managed a homer. Wade Browning, third Mobile moundsman, got the victory, fifth of the season lor the rookie lefthander. Of Ihe four Little Rock throwers, Alex McNeil, with the loss. W 29 23 25 25 21 21 n 12 i lta Chattanooga Birmingham Nashville Little Rock Ate 111 phis VESTEKDAVS RESULTS National League Philadelphia 6 New York 5 Brooklyn 7 Boston 3 . Pittsburgh 4 Cincinnati 2 — lonly games scheduled American league Claveland 11 Detroit 4 New York 3 Philadelphia 1 Boston 1 Washington 0 Only games scheduled. Southern Associallon Nashville 9-0. Birmingham 4-1 Mobile IS, Little Rock 10 Other games postponed TODAY'S (GAMES National Learue Boston at Brooklyn (2) Cincinnati at Chicago (2) New York at Philadelphia (2) St. Louis at Pittsburgh (2) American League Philadelphia at New York (2) Detroit at St. Louis (2) Chicago «t Cleveland (2) Washington at Boston (2) Southern AwocllUon Night games Memphis at New Orlean* Chattanooga at Atlanta Nashville at Birmingham Little Rock at Mobile (2) Pet. .617 .583 .5581 .5321 .522' .4 fi.M 11 !!, 0red ""'""Bhoul (he vast Infield there are hundreds of to',->r ing trees. Spectators in the long grandstand on the home slrnliiht- a«'ay get only brief glimpses of the l nccrs as they speed through the distant back.strelch. The owner ot ti'ee.s' l " :L ' llWHy ' " >0y ex|)lRin ' Iov «» Those who live from year to year for the "SCO" are scornful of Louisville and its horse race. Thcv estimate, conservatively, that the roaring bug B ies attract twice Rs many spectators as the Kentucky Derby. Some of the more delirious fans began parking their c ,, rs at the numerous entrances a week "SO, fliRkirifr, certain of choice Joe DiMaggio Will Fight for Son's Custody NCAA Bureau Lists College's Leading Track, Field Marks T.rVR AWr^TrTT^n /,-r*. ~_ .... LOS ANGELES (^-Competition Is still ivlde open in most events but of 1955-s performances to date. it appears that such estoMJsned athletes as shotnutter Jim Fuchs pole vaulter Bob Richards, discus thrower Sim Iness and broadjump- cr George Brown will u e nurd to YORK (.<P)—Joe DiMaggio ays he'll tight his ex-wife's threat- nod move to gain full custody of heir 9-year-old son, Joe Jr. "I love him and, of course. I'll ight for him." said the retlrtd aseball star here yesterday. DiMaggio now has partial ous- oriy of the boy. But his former wife aid Wednesday In Los Angeles she •ould begin a court effort Monday o get full custody. She made her announcement af- fr Dilkfaggto took his son swim- ning last week with Marilyn Monroe, bosomy blonde aclresi. 3ne said she didn't think the »wim- mtng party was proper for the boy But DiMaggio said: "I never have and I never will lake my son into places that would not be proper for a boy of his age to enter." ' , o van <aee points in Ihe Infield "' Contrast to Louisville's pride and Joy. most of them see the race too This being » national holiday; fildlanapolis locks Its bars and liquor shops tight. They claim however, that their pre-race parties rival in number and hospitality jiiiything seen in Kentucky. The innkeepers and other public servants do not. apparently, peel the skin from the visitor quite cleanly as they do In Louisville Racing: cars have shrunk since e shivered with admiration as Barney Olrifiew shoved his red Christie n round Hie Washington n \. » *• vviisnmR 1'ark track at El Paso, racing na anplane. They appear to be Insler loo. The biggest car in today'j, ';'""'?• " diesci '«''. stands onlv 29! 2 inches off the track, ft has no .spark plugs, so wh«i ke( ,,, s „ t'oing? They offer all kinds of explanations. but none Is acceulable In all. 42 drivers, mechanics PI* specator.s have been killed shied Hie first Memorial o tt v race was run hack in 1900. They' quit, carrying the second man nftcr tin, isli event, which was costly of Ife There are charts of the specriwav showing where each fatul accident - Ihan 5200,000 in Special. (NBA) occurred. There were fears before' lodav's '.'*" ^8,™ »'«' H "light produce .ome had crackups. In ilu-ir quali- yins trials the drivers had been ?omg a little too fast _ l than some experts thought the rack would stand lor. There hadn't been n death In the race for two •ears. Money ChangerTWhip Juveniles 13-5 in CSL Play Agabashian Sets Pace in 36th IjTdianapolis Speedway Start ™ + •* *» *^m — Mangrum, Bolt Lead Western Pros Fire Two-Undcr Par 68's to Set Paco In St. Louis Meet Illinois Favored In Big 10 Track ANN HARBOR, Mich, w>_About 250 of the finest athletes In the : Western Conference launch their bid here today for honors in the beat for top spots on the United States Olympic games team. To these add the names of high Jumper Walter Davis. 400-meter hurdler Charles Moore, distance runner Fred Wilt and 400-meter runner George Rhoden. The statistical bureau of the National Collegiate Athletic Association issiifd Its latest roundup of best performances today, listing best marks through May 27, and this array of stars continued to lead the field in their respective events. • Here's a run down of some lead- ins marks around the nation: Broadjmnp _ George Brown UCLA 26 3'!; p. Morgan Taylor Princeton. 25 2\; Neville Price Oklahoma, 24 9'i ' i VM^^.TS?™^^**-'**™' C "" f ' <™ crs; Horace Goode, SMU. 20.8; Red Richarrf. UCLA, 203; Thjme Baker Kansas Stale. 20.8. 440-yard and -1CO meters—Charles Moore. New York A. C..509 meters: Bob DeVinney. Kansas, and Lee Voder. Arkansas. 52.4. Onp mile and 15 Riven up by lefthander Langier aid cd their cause. Robert Cox was on the hill for the bankers and yield ed eight hits. Five runs In the second inning on three walks, two errors and i single by Newt Whitls got th, Money Changers off lo a last star with i s-o jead. They a d ded two more tallies in the third and fiv more in the fifth. The Juveniles got their runs in he third and fifth Innings. They cored two runs in the third oil hree walks and hits by Marvin Ross, Sonny Garner, and Bob Chll- Ini the fifth, the Juveniles rallied •rlefly for three more runs on Ingles by Wayne Burnham, Osr- ler, and Leon Privett and an error Catcher Ross caldv.'ell who had perfect day for the bankers, lammed a bases-empty home run n the first Inning to account for he Money Changes' first run darner and • RMS each collected wo hits to lead the Juveniles Tills game ended first round ilav n the league and second round nlai' s scheduled to begin Monday. Succeroni Is Jnderdog in Fight Tonight NEW YORK W) -Danny Buccc-r- il. the Philadelphia "butcher boy" ho upset Roland La starza last. December, finds himself a surprising 13 to 5 underdog tonight when Ihe two meet in a rematch ten- rounder at Madison Squnre Garden La Slarza. 25. has lost only two of 53 pro starts, Rocky Marciano copped a split decision over him In 1950 and Bucceronl, 24, beat him last winter. To retain his No 4 contender position In the h"avv- wcight claw he needs a decisive win in Die rematch. Stranahan, Ward Gain in British Play PRESTWICK. Scotland (*»-_ Frank Stranahan of Toledo. Ohio seeking hi. third title, and young T »ey Hari'le Ward of Tarbor, NC gained the semi-final round of the British Amateur Golf Championship today with one-sided victories. Stranahan walloped Charles Carow of Scotland, » and 7, while Ward prevailed over fellow countryman .Jim McHale of Philadelphia. 6 and 5. , > '- I ' l °5-<' Mansrum hicago and .Tommy Holt nt Durham, N. C,. each with a 2-under par 68 held the lea., today In the mo f « eS .' er " 0|10 " Golf l01 "''"'- mcnt. But no one is ready to pick old pros ' anii newcomer of Roc|c , s| with • 6B. were the only members of the 120-mnn field to win the first-round encounter with Westwood country club's long and troublesome par 10 course yesterday. Most of the entries settled for -- Included White Sulphur ABC Tournament Sets New Record MILWAUKEE "-The 1952 edl- ion of i) le .js-year-old American Bowling congress Tournament set another all-time record yest«rdav in 1948 Detroit hung up a paid attendance of 122000 Yesterday 1.016 people saw nc - iviltes on the 69th day to run the paid attendance !o 122.810. with « Jays yet to go. and heavy at- endance expected for the Mastcm roiirrmment which opens Saturday, he attendance Is expected to BO over the 150.000 mark. K Diners fo Ploy Monette Sunday NUMBER NfNE-Number Nine's iners nre scheduled lo opm their ome sciuon here Sunday nfter- elte Buffalos. Game time is 2-45 The Miners have played but two games this season and lost both I They were beaten by Manila 4-3 In 1 . bam Sncad, Ihe Springs, w. Va. a - rile snead, with seven others, wound up wit), , 72 , goocl , r «» eighth place tie after 18 holes. Bolt, this year'a Los Angelea Open champ, and Mangrnm, No. 4 among tn"LT,H Wl " nerS ' flnls " Cd lnt ° o post their top cards. That dumped Wilde's 36-33-69 to third alter Vis two-undcr-pnr back nine had given him the lead most of Die day. 33 Top Drivers Vie for $200,000 In Prize Money in 500-Mile Race today for the 36th nnnuaUOO-mSo He was shoe-homed Inlo a rod nnd yellow race car only 29':, Inches high, a Cummins Diesel Special that win, Ihe first olMiurncr to win the uole position in the Memorial Day classic.. Buck In 19th itio was the <tra Innings and by Luxora 10-8 Veteran Grover Whittle Is scheduled to take the mound for the Miners in their home opener ... .t-u, |iu.>iijun was ine first foreign driver in the race since 1340, European Champion Alberto Ascarl of Milan, Italy, in a V12 Alongside A K abashlnn In the from row. in positions they won with fast, qualifying runs, were Andy Linden of Los Angeles 1;. a supercharged four-cylinder Miracle Power Special and Jack McGrnth of Pasadena, Calif., In a Hlnkle Special. The concensus at the pre-rnce drivers' meeting Thursday was hnt McOrath, Agabashlan nnd Ascnri will be tho men to beat There also was considerable en- huslasm for the rebuilt Novl V8s Rioted by diet Miller of Qlcndnle, Calif., oldest driver in the race at 49, and Duke Nalon of Fort Worth, Miller- Broke Record Miller set a qualifying record of 33.034 miles an hour In his long white beauty as he made his run on the third day of Ihe trials He had to start back In 27th position. The Iftll-endor In the starting lineup was johnny McDowell of Venice, Calif., and the McDowell Special, only car in tho race named after Its driver. He biggest and youngest driver Hi lie lineup was 22-year-old Troy Huttman. 250-pound sprint rac. star from Lynwood, Calif., in ,„ Agnjnnlan Special Miller veteran of 15 prevlotu Memorial Day races, WM pushed for longevity honors by Georg. f°T r ,?,', Los An ed<*. «tartln» for the 14th time. In a Feder.l En . Sintering Detroit Special Johnny Parsons of Sherman Oaks. Calif., driving h| s 1955 ™ m , nlng car, the Jim Hobbins Special, was the only former winner in th» ileiu. Drivers Warnta «, 0 'i J0 V.', Cr foriner winners «lnc» World War II, George Robson ia dead, Mauri R ose has retired Bill Holland is under suspension from (he American Automobile Association and Lee Wallard, 1951 winner is recovering from racing Injuries. Chief Steward Tommy Milton of Detroit, .himself B former '500" winner, reminded the driver*' Thursday that the, pace has grown '" Milton promised that any driver who doesn't give the right of way to n faster car will be penalized With a field full of hot cars, any of which might win, there was • possibility of another tingling fiiv ish like (hat ot the 1937 race. Wilbur Shaw, now the speedway president, defeated the late Ralph Hepburn by 2.16 seconds. Defending champion Illinois was picked by the doptsters to edee Michigan, Ihe host and foremost ch.illcnger. for team honors In the 2-day meet. I Elephant Sat an Him, Living Man Can Soy , a. P_ Scott Anderson. 55. Is one of the lew men who have had an e?ephant ' sit on his chest and lived to tell 1 about it. | Srott, attendant for the Clyde I Beatty Circus elephant. Inez, was i hospitalized at^r his charge knork- "' " nd " t """ t « l <"> >»>" The whiskey with in its favor... 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