The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 13, 1952 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 13, 1952
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T'AGE EIGHT BLYTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 19SI Just Like Casey Said, His Yanks Will Go West Today in First Place 12 of 15 Pace in Stadium Puts Stengel men Right Up at Top By JACK HAND Casey (The Prophet) Slengel leads his New York Yankees west today in first place—just like he said he would. ^ * 4 Slopping off in Boston nn thp way home from his firsl western swine, Stengel gave mil with Ibn following: "If we can win anywhere. It's ol home. We should be abln to go up and grab the lead sometime in the next iwo weeks." AH the Yanks then nestled in fourth place, five games off the pacoj It sounded like n bold prophecy. "I was nfrald they (Cleveland) had me after taking those three In New York," snid Casey. "But [hey didn't Rrnb 'heir opportunity. They let Boston and us get back Brooklyn New York Chicago St. Louis • Cincinnati Boston Phlladelphll Pittsburgh NATIONAL LKAGUR W b Pet. GH 35 14 .714 ... 31 11 .646 31i 32 19 .627 4 27 26 ,5M 10 24 27 20 2B IS 10 H 41 ,471 12 .408 15 ,306 15'/ 2 ,255 21 AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pcl.GB New York Boston C^'eland Chicago Washington Philadelphia 6t. Louis Detroit 28 18 31 21 31 22 27 25 24 24 21 24 23 30 IS 38 .609 ... .507 ... .585 1/2 .619 * .500'5 .457 614 .434 814 .294 15Vi and we're ROing to stay. Stengel wasn't kidding Ontie Ihe Yanks got home they proceeded to hlnst'away at a 12-of-l!> pace, win 10 of 11 from the west on earrus. Both the Yanks and Red ox caught Cleveland—and passed icm. The Yanks' SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W 1, New Orlenni 37 26 Mobile 3fi 2S Chattanooga 33 28 Atlanta 30 29 Nashville 31 30 Little Roc* 26 30 Birmingham 27 3J Memphis 21 38 Pel .587 .5BS .541 .508 .508 .464 ,458 .356 TESTERDAT'S RESULTS N'allnnal League Chicago 3 Philadelphia 1 8t. Louis 15 Brooklyn 10 Boston 11 Pittsburgh 1 New York si Cincinnati, postponed rain. Anwriran New Tork » Detroit 0 Cl«T*iand 1 ^Washington * Boston 7 St. Louis 5 Chicago 10 Philadelphia 1 Southern AsMClatlon Memphis 6, Atlanta 5 Little Rock 9, Birmingham J New Orleans 3, Chattanooga 2 NashYflle »-4, Mobil* 1-11 TODAY'S GAMF.K Nation*! LngAe Ohle*co**t Boston, night. (Only g«m« icheduled.) ' American I>*MIM New York at Cleveland. (Only game scheduled,) Sopthera Association . .Ton)(tht'« Games Memphis at Atlanta (2) LiUle Rock at Birmingham Nashville at Mobile Chattanooga at New Orleans City Softball Standings COMMERCIAL LEAGUE Team W.L. Pet D:rt> Sox 4 1 .80 KUcwatters 4 1 .80C Moneychangers 3 4 Planters 24 .33 Leather pullera 3 5 ."86 BAY WINDOW LEAGUE Team * W. L. Pel. first lest of their One-Day Sensations Not New to Brosch. Lifers , 7 0 Chevrolet^ -1 3 Piowboys 3 4 Mead's 3 4 Moost 2 5 Fisher 1 5 i.oon .571 econd western swing won't be [clayed. They bump Into the Jndt ns tonight, opening a four-game erics. Ailic Reynolds (1-3), who ins turned In If) straight complete :nmcft, faces Mike Garcia (8-3j in he big battle. Morgan Sharp Yon n f? Tom Mo r gn n came u r with R fine three-hit shutout in yes- erday's Yankee Stadium Hnale i-O, over last pJacc Detroit. It was the first complete gnnif if the year for Morgan. His pitch ng « p as backed up by Flank Bauer's seventh homer arid three tralghl hits by rookte Hob Cerv is the Yanks ran Ihetr win string > R!X. Sid Hudson, acquired from Wash- ngton Tuesday, kept the Boston Red Sox in slop with the Yanks, inly 13 percentage points out of trst place. ,Hudson needed relief iclp from young Ivan Delock in he ninth to subdue the enraged ;t, Louis Browns, 1-5. The seething Browns played the^ game under protest because play-* r-manager Marty Marlon had been suspended Indefinitely because of Wednesday's argument with Umpire Bill McQowan. Hoot Event* home run and two doubles by Billy Goodman led the attack on loser Dunne PllleUe. (irsl ot three Brownie pitchers. Cleveland nlso clung on the Yanks' heel*, only A L hnlf game back, by beiting Washington. 7-4, for Bobby Feller's sixth win. A Fix-run explosion, including pinch- hitter Pel* Reiser's three-run homer, ruined Spec Shea In the third. Feller, knocked out In his lust two starts, went the route a IG-httler including Mickey Ver- nnn's homer, a pair of doubles bj Pela Runnels and three singles bj Mickey Grnsso. Chicago clin\bod past Washington into fourth place, only four games out; with a 10-4 verrticL over Philadelphia. Chlco Carrnsqnel's two triples and Sherm Lollnr's two-run homer led nie 14-hU. nl- tnck on loser Alex Kellner and two others. ' In the national, St. T.ouia continued to mess up the league-leading Brooklyn Dodgers, 15-10, to make It three out of (our. The loss cut the Brooks' lead over Idle New York to 3'/ a games. The Giants' game at Cincinnati was rained out. With the thermometer hovering around 97, the Cards and Brooks sloped a rent knock-rtown-drag-out brawl. Preacher Roe, with his 5-0 And Now Pels' Short-Fielder Is Getting Hot By The Assor laird Press fn the power-lnrlon New Orleans lineup. Gair Allie h:is been about as functional as a cigar store Indian. -But last nicht the rifle-armed Pelican shortstop turned slugger at precisely the correct spot and provided the runs which stretched the Pels' Southern As.socJation lead to a game and a half. Alllc, a ,235 hitter, lashed a homer off ChnUanonga's At Si ma with t wo mate. 1 ) a boa rd to give New Orleans a 3-2 victory. The wallop, a deep drive into left field, handed Norm Morton his lOlh triumph of the year against two tosses. Mortnri Improved An 8-12 workman Inst year, Morton's record mirrors the great change In Pelican baseball fortunes. In 1051, the Birds were snd seventh. The nmncrup Mobile Hears surged back to trounce Nashville 11-4, In the second panic of their twin bill nfter the Vols copped the opener 3-1. Atlanta lost its eighth sirnl^lit, bowing to Memphis 6-5 nnd UWe Rock, handed, the Birmingham Borons their fifth set' hack In a row 3-2. Little Rock climbed into sixth place over faltering Birmingham us Hal Simpson, the Pnbs' muscle man, drove In the two decisive runs. Tom O'Brien homered for the losers. The Rocks handed Bill Kennedy his third defeat against live victories. Winning pitcher John Weiss annexed his third success. He has been beaten twice. -+ DALLAS '-ft—Bespectacled, bald ng AI BroKch Is quite familiar with 1-day sensations in golf. He IRS been one; he has played second-fiddle to others; he's seen them flash to the front and disappear into obscurity. Brosch, a 40-year-old teaching pro from Garden City, N. Y., who |)lays only on part of the winter tour «nd in a few major events each year, held that sometimes enviable position today after shooting an opening round of 6fl in the ft2nd National Open Championship. That was one of two sub-par rounds manufactured by the field of 162 in the first day of play on the heat - blanketed Northwood Course. Ben Hogan, the defending champion and winner of three National Open titles In his last three attempts, had a fi9. Three others, all in the middle or past-middle age bracket, fired even par 70's. They we re Sam Snead, one of the three top favorites . in pre-tournament reckoning 44-year-old Horton Smith, the PGA president who is playing in his 21st National Open, and Dick Mel?., who retired last year to run a ranch and returned to tournament golf. None of the others could buck the combination of 94-degree heat, strong winds and the pressure of playing In A national championship before ft huge opening-day crowd estimated at 12,000. But there were enough of them In the 71 and 72 scoring bracket to threaten Broach's lead. But Brosch, who celebrates his IGlh wedding anniversary today, doesn't intend to let that happen. He has seen it too often before, Long known as one of the game's smoothest swingers, R player who might win a lot of money if he chose to follow the tournament trail, Brosch never has finished better than sixth in the open. It was In 1951, too, that Brosch YOUNG GO1.FKHS GET LEfiSONS—Blytheville Country Club Professional Paul Farringtou yesterday started his lesson* for young Blythenlle golfers between the ages of 12 and 18 yesterday. Pictured above with Farrington are (first row, Irom the left) Nicky Weedman, Paul Wc&tbrook, Charles Penn, Jack Thompson, Bruce Thompson, Uefl- ond row) Don Coleman, Robert Holt, Eitgens Still, Chuck I .ings ton and Warren Mpxley. Next lesson will be on June 26. {.Courier Vewi Photo) Sports in Brief By The Associated Press GOLF DALLAS — Al Brosch, Garden City, N. Y., Khol a 68 lor n 1- stroke lead over Ben Hogan in the first round of the U. S. Open. BASEBALL BOSTON — Marty Marion, manager of SI. Louis Browns, was suspended indefinitely by American League President Will for Wednesday run-in with umpire Bill McGowan. FOOTBALL LOS pion Rams traded fullback Hoerner anri 10 other. players to j exporting Dallas Textins for All-America which go to make up a pennant linebacker Les Rlchter. ™ce carefully weighed. What the TBNNIS Cubs are doing up there snapping BRISTOL, England — Straight! at the Dodgers and the Giants is Cavarretta and His Crew Make It Tough on Spring's Baseball Experts By GAYI.E TALBOT — , NEW YORK (AP)—Phil Cavarrelta and his wasp-stung Chicago Cubs appear deter-*' mined to set the profession of spring baseball exporting back so far that it may never make a full recovery. This, fellow followers of the •beneficent sun, is becoming a serious matter. had round of 60 In the Texas ' Open at Snn Anlonio and couldn't' win that tournament either. Blytheville Y Team Loses Close Game to Strong Memphis Team Blj'theville's Y baseball team lost another tough one yesterday. Corhitt Motors Legion team of Memphis dcnlt. them an 8-7 defeat despite the fact that Blytheville oulhlt the winners 10-5 in the game played at Memphis. Coruitt got off fast In the first inning, scorinu four rims on a walk, two bunts that went for hits and a line .drive single. . • In Ihe--sixth, Memphis scored three more: nins on two errors, walk and a hit.' The winning run was scored In the final innlnj? when .after Intentionally loadirfg the bases, what looked like a siirc-onL grounder brought a wide throw as the winning run scored. Hayder allowed but five hit* for record, wns knocked out In the first and Gerry Sthlcy <0-3) was .429 routed in Ihe third. Bill Werle was .286 1 the eventual winner over Clem La- The British sponsoring a six-vear .1671 bine «s n tolnl of 15 hll.s were col (Iccled oft nine pitchers. Commonwealth is j Roe blew a 4-0 lead in the stormy phn for the! first thai, saw such ordinarily the Y team and struck out six. Master had three safeties. Including n double, and Childress had a fifth- inning homer with Garner on base. Chlforess also had a single. Garner, Hays, Long, WhisenhunL and Byntim had the other Blytheville hits. Harrid ff e Where did you pick them to fin-.leave it to any fair'-minded reader n ' ish—eighth? Our best recollection whether Cavnrretta said anything Is that we, did, too, though it might 1 which might have placed, a man have been seventh, on account of on bis guard. If he mentioned cham < Pittsburgh. Anyway, we still feel! Hank.Sauer at all it wns no more Dick i that it was a fine, skilled job of| thnn ltl ™- v Uiat th ^ ''""re home the factors i run nero needed to work off some suet. We' re H Imost positive he didn't say anything good about either Frank Baumhollz or Gene Hermanski. Probably he assumed Clark, Los Angeles, moved into semi-final round ot West of Eng-! land Championships . BF.CKENHAM, Englarrl — Dorothy Head. Alnmcdn. Calif., defeat Mrs. Peggy Dawson-Scott, 1 England, to enter semi-finals of Kent Championships. RACING NEW YORK — County Delight CSU.30) won $20,000-added .Queens County handicap at Aqueduct. ST ANTON. Del. — Fracas ($11.20) showed way home in £13,450 Tom Roby Steeplechase at Delaware Park. BOSTON — Promptness <$24-20 not quite clear. We recall clearly driving over to Mesa, Ariz., where Cavarrelta and his undistinguished crew were hiding out the past spring. Friends said it was a needless trip, for everyone knew who played for the Cubs and there was no point in putting a great fellow like Phil on the spot. What was the poor guy going to say, anyway? They hadn't given him any help. that we knew all th,ere was to know about them, having .conversed frequently with Franki* Frisch, Cavarretta's predecessor. We're willing to exonerate Phil.' He didn't ever actually say h» wasn't going to fight the Dodgers and the Giants for the flag. It was just that nobody thought to ask him. Friday, 13th, Will Be Lucky For One Commercial Loop Team Fridnj' the 13th will be a lucky. whei> the former failed to notify I tiav for at least one Commercial the Bankers' manager that'the JIN Sc'Itball League team. . | veniles could not appear for the This afternoon, the league ~ \vlll have a distinct leader after the Courier News Dirty Sox anri Ark- -n^r but =pr^ But. we went In spite of,every- j Mo-Southwestern "Bell- Telephone thing and enjoyed a very pleasant Kilwatters meet at Maloney Park, chat with Phil and hi.s coaches. Spud Davis and Hard Rock John- iltn struggle. Chicago continued to scoot In pursuit with a 3-1 victory over the Phillies for the Cubs' 15th win in their last 19 games. Warren Hacker, getting his second starting chance, won his fourth with a five- hitter. Robin Roberts gave up all 11 hits before yielding to Jim Konstanty. Hank Sailer's best was a routine fly ball that drove In the first run. Toby Alwcirs double and Hacker's stnqlo knocked home the other scores. Dnl Ennis' fifth homer gave the Phils their run. Low Burdette pitched one-hit ball for eight relief Innings alter replacing Ernie Johnson with two nins In nnd nobody out In Ihe sec- Hornsby Looks For Job Again CHICAGO IFl— Wanted: A baseball Job. "No screwballs need apply." That's from Rogers Hornsby, thi dejiosed SI. Louis Browns' man ager who now has returned to his Chicago home. "1 can lake it ensy now," he said. "But I would rather be busy —I mean, if I can get a job with some real guys. The Browns have to pay for the rest of 1952 and all of 19i)3 and 1954 on my contract. They're going to pay me every cent: no settlement." Hornsby said if & minor league proposition came up he would consider it—"but no screwballs need apply—I've had enough of that." victory in feature at Suffolk Downs. INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Sturdy One C$14.90) won the mile 510.000 Wilmington Handicap at Hollywood Park In 1:36 2-5. '52 TV Grid Program Is Set CHICAGO /— By a landslide cpvii.iu.i..^ a .-i.\-*trti, ^n m iur uie ; nrsi mm. saw 5111:11 t'i 111:1^1 iij , „-.. , ..,.._u development ol South anrt South-! faultless player-, as Enos SlfuiBU-j <" 1<l »•' Bn f°" wh . lpl "L d ™.„, rtg ' east Asia. Known as the Colombo j tcr. Stan Musial nnn Red Schoen Plan, it is expected to iKr.efit 5TO • dicnst commit errors, million people at nn estimated cost; on Hodger. Hit two homers and of more than S5 billion. ' Dc l Rice one in Ihe 3-hour 3-min- 11-2. Paul Bnrris hammered homer, double and two singles to drive In six Boston runs and hang a second loss on Joe Mulr. vote of 185 to 11, members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association have stnmpeA their approval on the 1952 NCAA football television program. The plan, a an mm cod June 3, calls for lelevipinp one rnajnr collepe game nationally each Saturday from Kept. 20 through Nov. 29. The program also Inrl'.ides telecasts on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, and on Friday nights or Sundays. The same college may not appear more than once on the TV network. good. We finally asked Phil how things were with the club, Itself, and the best recollection Is that he said this: Aimed For Condition Well, the only thing I know for sure is that we're going to do a lot of running—a lot ot running. We're going to be In shape. What we need is a player or two who can knock the ball out to the fence. Ron Northey's coming back after being out a year Rnd maybe he will help UK. "I can't say'right now'who's | going to play anywhere, except j maybe Ransom Jackson at third and Roy Smaley at short. I'll probably play about 125 games at first if my sciatica doesn't act up. Of course, we need pitching and a catcher who can throw down to second." That was about the extent of the, conversation, and we are willing to Currently, the two teams are tied fo*- the league leadership with Identical 4-1 records. Biil Baker is scheduled to pitch fnr the Dirty Sox anti Fairish is expected to be on the hill for the Kilowatiers. Last time ihe two teams met, the Dirty Sox took n l-o decision. Planters Hardware Juvenile* lost game --. Practically all the J (••as in Memphis with the Vs'base- Tigers fo Play Sunday at Armorel The Blytheville Tigers will meet a West Memphis club at Armorel park, Sunday. Whittle will be on the mound for the Tigers, who will be playing their fourth game of the year. N« a forfeit to the Money Changers admission will be charged. 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