The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1955 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 29, 1955
Page 11
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FWDAT, (AML) OOCRMR PAGE ELETBM Cardinals Are Rusty After Four Days Off; Errors Cost Game North-South Amateur In Semifinals Today PINEHURST, N. C. (AF) — .Dave Smith, whose fine play in the North and South Amateur Golf Tournament this week has been a revelation, met another "tiger" today in the 18- hole semifinals, 20-year-old Don Bisplinghoff, of Orlando, Fla. Br THE AMOCU' The St. Louis Cardinals yesterday looked jutt like a team would look after four days of ram and open datei — rusty. Four errors, three of them in the third inning, were just what the New York Giants needed to hand the Redbirds a 6-4 defeat at the Polo Groundi. Harvey Raddlx was starting for' tbt first Urn* In nin« days, ind although he gave up just five hit* in six frames, his control wasn't sharp. It was hit first loss. H* hM one victory. The St. Louisaiu hammered 11 bits oK Jim Hearn and Marv Gris- jom. A wild throw by Ray Katt let Red Schoendienst score from third base In the eecond inning with the Cards' litst run. A single by Bill Vlrdon and Stan Musial's home run in the third made It 3-0 St. Louis. Raned FieMlK In their part of the third the Giants pulled ahead and stayed there. Katt and Whitey Lockman singled and RepulsM erred on a throw to third. Alvin Dark singled home both runners. Don Mueller doubled and Monte Irvin was safe a< Ken Boyer fumbled his grounder. Alex Grammas threw wide, pulling Musial off first on Willie Maya' grounder, Dark scoring the tying run. Mueller scored as Forest Castleman grounded out. A ninth-inning single by Joe Fra- zler, double by Wally Moon and walk to Musial filled the bases tor the Cards. Harry Elliott then hit into a force out, Frazier scoring the final Redbird run. At Kansas City the Athletics couldn't find the right pitcher until too late last night and the New York Yankees rolled to an 11-4 victory, getting 14 nits, nine walks, three hit batters and a wild pitch. Tanks Catch Up The A's jumped into a 2-0 lead in the opening frame as Vic Power singled, Jim Finigan doubled, scoring Power, and Finigan, who took third on the throw to the plate, came home on Ous ?ernial's sacrifice fly. After the A's scored once in the third Power homered with the bases empty in the fifth to end Kansas City's run-making. The Yanks started slowly, using (tree singles for. one second-inning run. In the .third they picked up momentum with Andy Carey's triple, singles by Hank Bauer and Elston Howard, and a pair of walks for three runs. They chased starter Johnny Gray that inning. Other A's hurlers to faH were Charley Bishop, Lou Sleater and Ed Burtschy. Marlon Fricano took over in the eighth and stopped the New Yorkers. Mickey Mantle homered in the fourth with Carey on base. The defeat ended a three-game Kansas City victory skein and came before the club's largest home crowd in its young history— 9B.SS9. Tommy Meeker, star player of the Clarkson College of Technology hockey team, is the brother of Howie Meeker, coach of the Pitts- tyugh Hornets qf the American Hockey League. The winner will move into the 36-hole finals tomorrow against the survivor of the match between Bill Campbell, the Walker Cup player from Huntington, W. Va., and Ed Gravely, 34-year-old. tobacco man from Rocky Mount ,N.C. Had to Buy Clothing Smith confessed he hadn't expected to be here this long and has had to buy additional clothing. The 38-year-old automobile dealer from Gastonla, N.C., who stands 6-5 and weighs 240, removed any doubts u to his skill and courage under pressure in the Quarterfinals yesterday when he took a heart-stopping, pressured 21-hole duel from Dale Morey, Walker Cup player and former professional from Indianapolis. Smith, who won the medal with a 5-under-par 87 Monday, still had to convince the skeptics that he was the real thing, especially after he had squeaked by his first two matches 1 up. He started to win them over with a 4 and 3 trimming of Bill Hynd- raan, a. "class player from Abington. Pa., Wednesday. Yesterday he removed all doubts. >1 Hotel Hi Par Big Dave was the only player to stay even with par 'over the 7,000-yard No. 2 course at the country club, and he did It for 31 holes. Kispllnghbff, a confident youngster who has won the last three Florida state amateur titles, two at medal play, ousted Glenn Johnson, of QroSse He, Mich., t and 1. He finished one over par. Branch Rickey, general manager of the Pirates, prefers married players to .single men 'on. his team. At one time he called bachelors "matrimonial cowards." Santee Seeks Elusive Goal Again Tomorrow DBS M01NES (AP) — That elusive American four minute mile may come from Wes Santee's long legs tomorrow. Thwarted by only the thinnest has served as a pacesetter for San- of time margins in the past, the former University of Kansas distance runner may achieve his goal in an invitational mile, the feature attraction of the final day of the Drake Relays. < .Relays Director Tom Deckard said, "II he it as good at he was at Texas he'll break 4 minutes." Santee raced to an American record of 4:00.5 at the Texas Relays this spring, missing his goal by only a half second. . Deckard ticked off several re a sons for his statement including an improved track and capable rivals to push the Kansan throughout the race. Running against Wes will be former teammate Art Dalzell, who tee in previous, mile runs; 'Fred Dwyer, formerly of Villanova who beat Santee in the Millrqse Games with a 4:0«.J race; Selwyn Jones and Henry Kennedy, both of Michigan State; Bill Tidwell of Emporia (Kan.) State Teachers • and Charles Joens, Iowa freshman. The present Drake record of 17:15.9 In the 4-mile relay held by Kansas. is expected to be erased today by Oklahoma A&M's quartet which loomed to a Texas Relays mark of 17:10.8. Oklahoma AdtM also Is the favorite in the sprint medley. The Aggies were only one-tenth of a second off the American record With a 3:10.3 at Texas. Read Courier News Classified Ads Goodyear Service Store NEEDS 500 USED TIRES NOW BIG TRADE IN ALLOWANCE SALE DRIVE IN — LET US APPRAISE YOUR OLD TIRES "WE'LL DEAL — NO OBLIGATION" FREE! REGISTER NOW FREE! You may win a set ot tour Good/ear Passenger Tint ** * Wf w ** fc ~ ** *""* '" GIVEN AWAY and Register now. FREE! NOTHING TO BUY!— JUST REGISTER! FREE! GOOD/TEAR SERVICE STORE 410 W. Main Phone 2-2492 BKUAOUfWAY ALVRf MHtt M* yO!Spi*>*rm*To t A^^UV M^^^^^£ A ^^UM^IO * You.tnu*j a level (or rfownward) *wing..You ea.n'i Swing up at bail." Tigers In Poplar Bluff Relay Finals CARUTHERSVILLE — Caruth- ersvllle High's Tigers will participate in the finals ot the Poplar contender. Posing a question will Bluff relays tonight. Preliminaries were held In Poplar Bluff this at ternoon. About M teams are entered in the meet and Charleston's Blue- jays are favored. Howevar, the Tigers will be n top Vejar Is 1-3 Favorite to Beat Melis SYRACUSE, N. Y. (*) — OhiCO Vejar. the tlghUng oolkflan, Is a 1-1 favorite to beat Italy's Paolo Meltt tonight and stretch his lat- «t unbeaten string to 10. The two welterweights meet in a 10-rounder at .the War Memorial Auditorium. The bout will be broadcast and telecast NBC start- 91 8 p.m. CST. Melis is making hit TV debut. Thia is Vejara second straight TV bout in the auditorium. The 33-year-old NYU dramatic student from Stamford, Conn., outpointed Billy Graham April 1. His record 1s 60-1, including: 31 knockout*. Melli, former Italian welterweight king, hac a record of 33-72 with Kven knockouts. The bout will be judged by the referee and two Judges. Scoring is by rounds with a supplementary point system also used to help break drawl. Trie winner of each round gets from one to four points, the loser none. Monroe .Pitcher Hurls No-hitter GREENVILLE, Miss. I* — Although Bill Dietrich Jr. pitched a no-hit baseball game last night, he could still use a pointer or two from his pop — the former Chicago White Sox pitcher. Young Bill's wlldness prevented him from getting a shutout as his Monroe teammates beat Oreenvllle 5-2 in a Cotton States League opener. Bill Sr. twirled an 8-0 no-hlltcr for the Sox against the old St. Louis Browns on June 1, 19S7. Dietrich Jr. struck out eight and be Tlllman High School from Paducah, Ky. Tlllman hasn't been tested against Charleston or Ca- rulhersvllle. 3 More State Grid Stars Sign With Hogs to Bring Total to 13 FAYETTEVILLl: — Another trio of Arkansas high school linemen have announced then- intention of playing college football with the University of Arkansas this fall — bringing to IS the number of Shouts "registered" for action. The players are Billy Luplow of Parkin, Bill Jobe of Batesville and Rlchnrd Bell of -Little Rock. Luplow, 6-2 195-pound son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Luplow, is the brother of Rollle — now a sophomore tackle with the Porkers. Every bit ns heralded as his brother for Coach Cecil Kemp's Parkin icam, he was an All-State end last yenr after two yenrs as an AH- District gimrd. In addition to Parkin high school, Billy attended Se- wnnee Military Academy in Tennessee nnd while In high school earned four letters each In foot- ball and basketball and two H baseball. All-Diilrlct Guard Jobe was a two-sport lettermu at Batesville for Coach CharlM Prey — playing the pivot' position in basketball and a guard on the gridiron. Standing «•!, Jobe Is IN pounds and the son of Mr. and" Mrs. Wesley Jobe. He was All-District in football. Bell, the son of Mrs. A. L. Bell, was R two-year Ictterman at center mid end for the championship Tigers of Wilson Matthews, He was All-Big Seven second team in 1084 and selected by his teammates at the most valuable player for Little Rock last year. didn't allow a safety, but he walked nine men, hit three and uncorked two wild pitches. Pee Wee Reese of the Dodger! holds the record for the fewest errors by a shortstop in th National League (150 or more games). Reese erred only 18 times in 1M». People of Inherent, Good Taste ,«MORE t« GLENMORE MORE tasle... MORE quality... MORE enjoyment... y itntf CLENMORE DISTHXERIES COMPAMY ~ZS££S lauiivillf, Kentucky ica's most •DATE PIC SHOUT STROKI 132-h.p. V-8 or Short Stroke 118-h.p. 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