The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 4, 1947 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 4, 1947
Page 13
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1947 BLYTI1EV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Rumors Fly Fast At Baseball Meet Little Action Taken , At Annual Gathering ! Of Minor Loop Teams By Carl I.undquM (United Press Sports Writer) MIAMI. Fla., Dec. 4. IUP) —The trouble with the lobby legends at 11^ overcrowded minor league base- l^R meetlnc he-re today was Ihnl they were' denied as fast, as they were heard, even though all had nn essence of fnct. The Brooklyn Dodgers through secretary Harold Parrott. their only qiialltied oracle on hand, denied the two biggest reports, although they would not go so far as to say that both ^ould not come to pass at any hour. Parrolt said that Cagers at Manila Book 21 Games For 1947 Season MANILA, Dec. 4 he Manila High School Ltons face & 21-gune basketball schedule Including gumes with some of the leading cage teams of Northeast Arkansas, Coach Cliarlcs Jolllff announced today. Included on the schedule me games with Pnrasould, Blytlievllle. Osccoln and South Side High of Memphis. The Lions have played Ihrcc i>rc-season worm-up Rimes and have emerged victorious on every occasion, CoaMi Jolllff Mid. The schedule followa; Dee. 6—Dell there Dee. 9—Cooler her* Dec. 12—Bay there 3cc. 1C—MonetU here Dec. 19—Paragoutd here Dec. 30—Gosnell here Jan. 2—Lcpanto hero Jan. 6—Cooler there ihcre was nothing to the report that Leo Durocher had finally signed up as manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers for 1948. He also stated ihat outfielder Dixie Walker, who turned down an opportunity to manage the Dodger farm club In St. Paul, nllll was the regulai Brooklyn right fielder and tha' "no, deal has teen made to send him to any other club." , Parrott said he was Qualified to deny the stories because he had talked to Dodger president Branch Rickey at Ills Maryland farm retreat only a half hour previously, and that the old man had nothing to say about either matter. Also denied with more sharpness than cordiality by General Manager Bill bewitt of the'fit. Louis Browns was tho report that waivers had been obtained on lib slugging ouflelder, Jeff Heath, .; "1 never have received waiver* on Heath," Desvilt said ."1 don't know how these things Bet around- l" don't, think he Is a waiver-price Jan, 0—OsceoU there Jan, 13—Missco here Jan. 15—liiixora there Jan. n—South Side ol Memphis here Jan. 20—Blyihevllle here Jan. 33—Lcpanto there Jan. 27—Lake City there Jan. 30-Kelscr here Feb. 3—UlythcvUlc There Feb. 6—Osceola here Feb. 13—Paragould there Feb. IB—Luxora here Feb. 20—Keiscr there. .chcdule, us Jollows: Friday, Dec. 19—Holland, here. Tncsd'ay, J»». 6—Wardell .here. Friday, Jan. 0—Haytl. there. Tuesday, Jan. 13—Kennetl, thcic Friday, Jan. 18—Bragg City, here Tucsd'iiy, Jan. 20—Cooler, there. Friday, Jan. 23—Scnalh, ,here. Tuesday, Jan. 27—Haytl, here. Friday, Jan. 30—Portagevlllc, her Tuesday. Feb. 3—Wardell. there Tho County Tournament will b „ _ held from uesday, Feb. 10, to Fr rjan"player"a'nd"l wonder" what the I day, Feb. 13th, Inclusive, in *hic!i I ann In other Amulcan League | Caruthersvllle will participate, will think when they read that citieii —their owners *passed on a man who )i^27 home runs last season." "ewllt said that he definitely was willing to make a deal for (Hcalh but'saw no reason why he should have to go out of the American League to do so, Just as unconfirmed was the report that the Yankees, who previously denied they were after pitcher Walt Masterson of the Senators, now were trying to get catcher Jim Began of the Cleveland Indians. And every person connected with the Boston Ren Sox organization r,alri that they knew nothing about any pending deal which involved purchase' of first baseman Mickey Vernon from the Washington Senators with question mark pitcher Mickey Harris as a possible "throw in." The trade chatter overshadowed the very i-ouing business thai hart taken place thus tar in the minor league meetings, although some fireworks was expected today when the clubs take action on the Pacific Coast League's .request _to become a third major league. Read Courier News Want Ads. ^^^=^^^=== RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tonight "Hollywood Barn Dance' with Ernest Tubb» and Hl» Texas Troubadors AVarner News and Comedy Friday, & Saturday 'HOPPY'S HOLIDAY" The West coast loop lacked definite support In its aim from any wimam smarter although It was reported |j)at some of the minor league | li Circuits would go along with plans provided that the major leagues okay the program in their meetings at New York next week. Among the few deals completed during the three days of much chatter and little accomplishment, was one which sent Elbie Fletcher, hard-hitting first baseman of the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Cleveland Indians in exchange for utility ' mtm Lcs Fleming, who was promptly assigned to the Pirates Incllanapoll*- farm club. with as HopalonK Cassid Chapter 13 of "Purple Monster Strikes" Also Cartoon Distinctive Gift Suggestions That Go Ml the Way Toward Brightening a Man's Christmas Perfectly Suited For a gift that will please him most, select a new suit. You'll find it c;isy to choose from these fine woolens th;il are tailored to perfection. See them! From $35 Corall Him With Color! Vies to harmonize with his suits, whirls, hli dl»position! Your choice of silks, rayons, or woolens in. bold or quiet ptttterned designs. And the prices are right to fit your purse. From $1 to $6.50 CarutfiersviHe Cagers To Pfay in Tournament CAEUTHERSVILE. Mo.. 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