The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 7, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 7, 1955
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MONDAY MARCH 7, 1055 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE Indians Gloat as Wynn Signs; Pitching Staff Set for Campaign Vernon Signs; Rookies Shine; Mays Homers By SHELDON SAKOWITZ The Associated Press Since NCAA Opens Tomorrow; Ivy League Undecided By ED CORRIGAN The Associated Pre» Except for the Ivy League race, which has yet to be. decided, all the tumult and the ,. shouting of the regular college basketball season is over. Now it's down to the serious busi- oa Dennant winner thV ness ° f the NCAA and National Invitation tournaments, ot a pennant wmnei, me. !„„„,,„ ra ^ aran i,f,,, 0 ,uin ho rf»t»rminpH Cleveland Indians had reason today to gloat. The last of the Tribe e . good The lv y Lea 8 ue representative will be determined by Wednesday at the latest - a day g° 0(1 after the NCAA T g urnamerlt gets under way. This is the most complicated situation since the nuriers, Ivies be 8 an keeping records back in 1902. Eariy Wynn, a perennial holdout, Here's the setup: came to terms yesterday. The Princeton, second In the league hard-working right-hander signed a wilh a 9 . 4 recortli closes its regular contract for about $40,000. j seas0n schedule against Brown in Teams were not disclosed by (he firet game o( an unusua i General Manager Hank Greenberg, who still has two recalci- double-header at Princeton tonight. Columbia and Penn, who finished trants to contend with — second ln a t ie f 0r fj rs t w ith 10-4 records, baseman Bobby Avila and outfield- c]as i, in t he second game, er Dave Philley. j jf Princeton loses, the nightcap "Ended In Draw" i will be for the championship. But Wynn said, "You can say it end- p r | n ceton Is a strong favorite to ed in a draw. He (Oreenberg) gave in a little and so did I." The Indians seem to abound in pitching potential for the 1955 campaign. Wyan and Bob Lemon were the mainstays last season, winning 23 apiece, while Mike Garcia accounted for 19 victories and Art Houtteman contributed 15. That adds up to 80 of Cleveland's 111 triumphs. Veterans Bob Feller (13 victories) and Hal Newhouser (7), plus rookie relievers Don Mossi (6) and Ray Narleski (3), also will be back on the scene, hoping to duplicate their 1954 success. But Cleveland also is expecting another pitcher, who wasn't with them last season, to be a big asset. He is Herb Sore, n strapping 21-year-old left-hander who compiled a 22-5 record for Indlanapo- 3-Way Play-Off Set at Baton Rouge lis. Other happenings around the spring training circuit: Mickey Vemon of the Washington Senators ended his holdout by signing for a reported $26,500. With T«d Kluszcwski of the Cincinnati Kedlegs pinch-hitting safely for both sides, big Klu's team edged the Gus Bells 2-1 in an intra- game. BATON ROUGE. La. Iff! — Three l nd a '™"the'TI«rs do e°"" s ' wh ° !m « M from behlnd ,nd if the Tigers do ^^ g Mcky wlnd> ^ Qff tQday ! in an 18-hole playoff for $2,200 first ' money in the $12,500 Baton Rouge Open. They are Bo Wininger, Oklahoma City; Jimmy Clark .Laguna Beach, Calif.; and Billy Maxwell, Odessa, Tex., who tied for first with 278s after yesterday's fourth round. The three came from behind in the final round, played as a sudden cold snap with powerful wind gusts played tricks with their shots on the 6,450-yard Baton Rouge . Rooklei Pilch Shutout* Rookies Bob Zick and Joe Stanka and veteran Bubba Church pitched shutout ball as the Blades blanked the Leonards 5-0 in a Chicago Cub intra-squad game . Walt Dropo, hoping to plug the Chicago White Sox's first base gap, hit a homer and two singles in the Sox intrasquad contest. Third baseman Jim Finigan de- [ livered three hits and rookie j southpaw Carl Duser allowed Just j one hit in three scoreless innings ; to highlight the Kansas City Ath ' Ictics' first intrasquad game. ] Home runs by Willie Mays and Whitey Lockman sparked the New York Giants' regulars to a 9-3 vie tory over the rookies. ! Bill Bruton belted an inside-the- park home run with two men on , base as the regulars tied the scrubs 4-4 in an intra.-.quad game al the j Milwaukee Braves' camp. i whip Brown, a win, they'll meet the second-game winner Wednesday night on a neutral court for the title. Until yesterday, the Missouri Valley Conference had the key to a spot in both the NCAA and NIT. The race wound up in a tie between St.Louis and Tulsa. The winner of a playoff was to play in the NCAA and the runner-up the NIT. So they solved It by a conference committee vote. Tulsa got the NCAA spot and St. Louis the NIT. So here's how they line up In the preliminary round of the NCAA tomorrow night at four different spots: At New York — Williams. New England representative, vs. Canisius; Duke, Atlantic Coast Conference representative (North Carolina State, the winner, Is ineligible), vs .Villanova; and defending champion LaSalle vs. West Virginia, Southern Conference titllst. At Lexington. Ky. — Miami of Ohio, Mid-American Conference champion, vs. Marquette. and Penn Stale vs. Memphis State. At San Francisco — Idaho State. Rocky Mountain Conference champion, vs. Seattle, and San Francisco, the No. 1 team in the Associated Press poll, vs. West Texas, which got the Border Conference bid on the toss of a coin after tying with Texas Tech for the title. At Oklahoma City — Oklahoma City U. vs. Bradley. All the winners go on to the second round Friday, which also will be contested at four sites. At that time, the eight conference champions that drew first-round byes also swing into action. These games will be played at Philadelphia, Evanston, 111., Manhattan. Kan., and Corvallls, Ore. Friday's winners play Saturday with the four victors then going to the national semifinals and finals at Kansas City March 18-19. The NIT will be In competition with the NCAA Saturday with two double-header sessions — Manhattan vs. Louisville, Lafayette vs. Niagara, Seton Hall vs. St.Francis of Loretto, Pa., and Connecticut vs. St.Louis. The four seeded teams. — defending champion Holy Cross, Duquesne, Dayton and Cincinnati — move Into action Monday and Tuesday against the preliminary winners. Lou Pleased With A's First Game WEST PALM BEACH. Pin. «P> — Manager Lou Boudreau said he was pleased with the condition of his players after the Kansas City Athletics went through their first in- trasquad game of the training season yesterday. "I knew the pitchers would be ahead of the hitters but I'm glad to see the boys run and throw as well as they did," he commented. Third baseman Jim Finigan, a holdout until last week, hit three singles in three trips. Rookie pitcher Carl Duser, in the Piedmont League with Lancaster, Pa., last year, made such a good impression Boudreau plans to use him in the opening exhibition game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. WE CAN SOLVE YOUR IRRIGATION PROBLEMS U. S. & Berkeley Turbine I'umps "Wells and irrigation — from start to finish" McKinnon Irrigation Co. Manild, Ark. Ph. 112 or 190 PUBLIC AUCTION -FARM MACHINERY- Notice is hereby given that at 1:3Q P. M. March 9, 1955, the following farm machinery will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder for cash; 1 1940 Model A John Deere Tractor 1 1944 Model A John Deere Tractor 1 1949 Model A John Deere Tractor 1 1949 Model G John Deere Tractor 1 1950 Model G John Deere Tractor 1 1951 Model G John Deere Tractor 1 1947 Model M Farmall Tractor 1 195fl Model M Farmall Tractor 1 1948 Ford Tractor 1 A.C. Cotton Picker 1 Massey-Harris Combine 1 1948 l!/2 Ton Dodge Truck 1 1953 '/2 Ton Dodge Truck 1 1951 Dodge Automobile 1 1937 Chevrolet Pickup 5 4-row Cultivators 5 3-row Busters 1 4-row John Deere Planter 1 4-row Farmall Planter 1 Grain Drill 1 Ezce-Flow Fertilizer Distributor 2 Cultipaekers 7 4-wheel Farm Trailers 1 Fertilizer tank & trailer Together with numerous miscellaneous pieces of farm equipment. SAID SALE WILL BE HELD ON THE PREMISES OF THE FORD HOME LOCATED IN TOWN OF REISER. This sale is being made In order that the Estate of C. F. Ford maybe liquidated and settled. Mary T •.uvtmistrctrix Country Club course. However, Clark managed a par 72 and the other two got 71s. If they tie again today, a sudden death playoff will follow. Six Inches Short Maxwell, playing In the Una threesome, fell six inches short of finished wilh 279. NAIA Tournament Opens at KC Today By SKIPPER PATRICK KANSAS CITY (AP) - College basketball's most unpredictable tournament — the week-long National Intercollegiate — opened its 17th stand in Municipal Auditorium today. game of the opening session will Putting the (use to the 32-team small college meet were Alderson-Broaddus <29-5i of Phillppi, W. Val. and the Minot (N. D.) Teachers (20-4). Ald?rson - Broaddus features Its title 5-11 forward, Carl Hartman, who scored 1,076 points In 34 games this season for a 31.6 average 3,309. and has a 4-year total of Three games followed on the afternoon schedule. Four more will be played tonight. The same routine follows through Wednesday after which business will be cut to four games Thursday night, wo Friday and two Saturday. New Champ For Sure There'll be a new champion for sure. St. Benedict's ot Atchlson, Kan., surprise winner last March, lost all ten of its conference games this season and failed to qualify. Perhaps the most attractive match Beloit (Wis) College, long time contender but never champion, and Whiteworth College oi Spokane, Wash., at 6 p. m. (CSTi. Second seeded Beloit has a season record of 20-3, Whitworth has won 21 and lost 8. First seeded Western Illinois of Macomb, which lost in the finals j last year, plays its first round game with Regis College of Denver at tomorrow night. Western Illinois comes to the tournament with a 23-2 record compared to Regis' 14-13. The only former winner in the 17 years of the tournament, southwestern of Winfield, Kan., will meet Loyola of Los Angeles at 9 o'clock tonight. Southwestern won the 1939 meet, then a 16- team affair. De/oney, W//son Fight Tonight THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Once - beaten Ronnie Delaney, from his upset victory over welterweight champion Johnny Saxton, makes his network television debut tonight against Sugar Al Wilson, of New York, at New York's St. Nicholas Arena. The Akron, Ohio, southpaw, raised to R No. 5 ranking among the middleweights after his Feb. 11 win over Saxton in a nontltle scrap, is a 3-1 favorite to track up his 49lh victory In the 10- rounder. Du Mont will telecast at 10 p.m. EST. Gil Turner, aiming to get back in the rankings, is an 3-5 choice to beat Joe Micell, of New York, In a welterweight ID-rounder at Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway Arena. The busy punching Phlla- delphian has won three In a row (or a 48-7 record. Micell, another comebacker who nopes to return to the top flight ,has a 44-23-8 record. ABC will telecast at 10 p.m.. Although Marlce Richard ha* topped the NHL In goals tour times, he never has won the Art ROM Trophy, emblematic of the moat points (goals and assists) at the end of the schedule, Read Courier News Classified AcU first money on the 13th hole when he missed a putt and a winning 70. "I knew I needed a birdie 4 to win," said Maxwell, "and I tried awful hard, too hard. That putt was only about seven feet." Marty Furgol, Lemont, 111., who had a one-stroke lead over the field with 205 at the start of yesterday's round, found the chill wind and final rnnrrl tension too much. He came in with 74 for a 279 total. Jerry Barber, Los Angeles; Jay Hebert. Woodmere, N. Y.; Art Doering, Inwood, N. Y., and Gary Middlecoff, Kiamesha Lake, N.Y., > -t's AAUCase Touritey Opens CONTVAY. Ark. Ufj— The Arkansas AAU men's basketball tournament opens at the Hendrix College gymnasium here tonight with three games schedul£d. Quarterfinals are scheduled Fri day, with the semifinals Saturda; and the finals next Monday. Tonight's games are Pierce Lumber Co. of Searcy vs. Western Grove. Melbourne Independents vs. Hendrix College, and A&M Whites of Monticello vs. General Motors of Hot Springs. 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