The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 29, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 29, 1947
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PACT SIX BLTTHEVILLE (AUK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1017 League Upholds Lutes Protest •Blytheville Tigers Penalized for Use Of Ineligible Players The Lutes store nine, a member ot Ihe Blytheville Y's Mississippi County Amateur Baseball League, today moved into a third place tie with the Manila Cardinals by virtue ot a protest of their Jiri7 20 game, with the Blytheville 'I'gcrs. A protest committee, amx-^'iled by Bill Godwin, league president. ordered Ihe game forfeited by the Tigers In favor of Ihc Lutes team at'a meeting last night. The pro- lest charged that Ihe Tigers wen, using two ineligible players on the date Ihe game was played. Tin Tigers won ihe contest 6 to 3, bu the commitlep's reversal of ilu game pushed ihe "Timers into fifll place, a full gume behind Yarbro flie protest filed by the Yarbro team on the game played will Huffman Jv'ly 20 was denied bj the committee at last night's meet, ing. The protest charged that : runner was struck by a fair hit ball and should have been called out. The committee ruled, however, thai after the decision was made, the game -.vns discontinued with only three innings bavins; been complet Cincinnati's Conundrum Crax Down Vols; Take Third Place Atlanta Snaps Out Of Early Lethargy, Bids for Dixie Flag Bv WII.MAM A. S1I1HKS United Press Si>or(s Writer A'lLIVNTA, Gil., July 2d. (U.P.) —H look Ihc July heal :o do u bill Hie Atlanta crackers completely iccovcred fruin early season lelhwy. took 'i fiy'iig lunge at Ihc Southern Association league lender.", today willi an eye rm copping lite Dixie bunting tor ihe .second consecutive year. In undisputed possession of tliird place In the stundniijs, ihe Crackers isolchec! their twelfth win In their lusl sixteen Riimr lost night In downing this. Nash ville Vols 8 lo r> ul Ponce DC Leon Park here while fouiili place Clial icoBii bowed lo liirmmghum ii Dirty Deal Ili Ewcll Ulaekwcll looks like any other six-foot six-inch pitcher at the start of his windup, but when the Heds' young luminary unwinds for his sidearm cross-fire the batter suspects llic ball is coming from somewhere in the vicinity of third base. l''or fast ball or curve, the ex-GI grips .the ball by the seams. lie came within two outs of piu-hini; consecutive no-hit no-run games while going after Ilube MnrquuKl's major league record of 19 straight, established 35 years afjo^. . The committee ruled thc_ [fame as no contest inasmuch as tiio re.- qulred four and one half inninys had not been p'nyed. It also rulcu the game would not be re-scheduled unless the game should di-- v'clop inlo an Important factor o,' placing one ot the Uvo 'teams In 1 Chi<*s last year, will leave Wcrt- Ihe post-season play-off. | ncsday lor Beslon to report to the The ruling, by the committee hau'-Eostou Yankees' training can:p. little elfccl-on the standings o! ! "Hig iBill" resigned his position the two teams except to erase a ' as head couch at Blytheville High ~ ' ' order to Godwin Reports This Week To Boston Yankees Where He Will Resume Colorful Grid Career Williiim n." "Bis Bill" Godwin, lead mentor of the Dlytlicville ' from the Huffman nine a loss from the Yarbro .team. and Junior and Boys Net Meet Goes /nto Third Round , . KAT,AMAZO'O, Mich., July 2!>. •"(UP) — Seeded, performers In the National Junior and Boys tennis tournament faced slitter opposition-today as the meet moved into the third round. Herbert "Buddy" Bchrens of Ft. Lauderualc, Fin,, sloughed off two opponents without dropping a game. Behrens tripped Ruddy Tones, tare fooled player from Honolulu. G-6. G-0, in the opener and Ihen set .back Gerr Thomas of Washington, D. C.. by the same score in the second round, Dick Mouledous, ranked second, School last Spring in accept a berth in the Yankees linen;) this year. The Yankees are a member of the National Professional root'oall Association. »\ native of IBIylheville. Godwin wrote football history as a mem'oei of the Chirk s<|ua<ts in 1930-39. He served as first string center frcm lf31-39 and was chosen on the a'1-Etatc teams of 1038-30. In 1939 he wtis nominated for the centei berth on the All-Southern Higl School foolbal! learn. Following his graduation froir EHS in Ihc Spring of 1D40. "Bt[ Bill" entered Ihc University o Georgia. -He donned the footbal logs of the University of Georgin for tbe ifirst time in the Fii'l 19'!0 and was an important figure in Ihc Bulldog's forward vvull fo showed excellent form in dropping | Waller Hoisley, Richmond, Va., 8 6-3, in the second round. three years. While at Georgia. Godwin me nn old friend and former star o the Blytheville Chicks. J. 'U. "Ears Wlhtwortli, who is assistant to hea coaoh Wnlly Bulls. Whltworth too Godwin under his wing and lu-j lored him Uiroueli bis three years at Georgia.. In the Fa'-l of !!)42, Godwin's last, year at Georgia, he was mentioned on several All-Amerieau elevens. He followed tiie Bulldogs West to the (Rose Bowl that year where he was elected to start at the center s'ol. In 1943 03111 left Gzorgin and joined the Navy. While stationed Wm. I). 'Bill' Gadwin I * . * » at Ft. .Fierce. Fla., he again made football fame with the Ft. Pierce service eleven. His nuignificant defense performance for the .service tcium netted him a berth on the All-Service tei*n> for thai district. After his release from the Navy, Godwin signed hi.s first , coaching contract as head coach at his high .s~hool ithnu mater. Ifc returned home early in 191l> to lake over (he reins of the athclcctic activities ;H EHS. In August of last year, "Big Hill" went to C.iicago to play in the all-star game there. He was i;iven starting assignment at center and it .was this brilliant blocking that .started "Crazy Legs" Hirst:]] on his jaunt that gave, tbe college nil-stars a victory over the I.:>s Angeles Ra,ms, tx [professional £ thes of the various professional teams haunted him all List year, but Bill couldn't make up his mind 'vhether he wauled to fu'.fill his boyhood ambilion to coach football or 'turn professional Finally after one year of coaching at 'BHS, he decided he woult tnke up [professional foolhnll a; n career and signed with thi- Yankeos. 'ire willed his position head mentor of 'the Chicks to bis ab'.e assistant, Firman "Nig" By num. His first year as a coach undoubtedly put a bad taste in Godwin's -mouth, for Ihc Ohicks of 194G, even though rated as one of the State'.s raslest teams, wilnc.ssed a luckless and losing season. The lack -of reserves ami experienced material played a major role in the defeat of the Clucks last year. Godwin submitted his resignation .shortly after his plan to aid tbe experienced material siliiotion was put into effect. For ''Big Bill" was liighlhaiKler Shelby Kin'n claimed his'tenth win ot the-seis on by allowing liie Vols eight h while his tijummntcs garnered It off three Gilbert hiirlcrs, Hi Conger, Nashville starter, • is charged with the loss allliiniuh he was relieved in Ihe sixth by I Sanliii. Dolph Mitlulis came on mi the seventh for the losers. ' Birmingham piuicliccl two ruiss. across in the half of Ihc ninth Inning to take u (! lo 5 decision from the Lookouts aud climb within half a game of i!.e fifth place Vols. Jack Tens;an went the route lor thc Baronsi inaikiiig- up >-is eighth win. Gil Conn sina=kc;l hiis Itlh homer in the eighth off Pearson who was charged with Hi-' los; and Joe Scheldt knocked a ioun.1- Iripper in the same irame for ihe Barons. New Orleans slayed four full games; ahead of Atlanla by dc- feallng LJllle Rock 5 to 4 with, a score in the ninth inning. Pete Modica won his llth game by going the distance. He allowed 10 hits, two more than Little Rock twirlers Sam House, the slntler, and Johnson who was chai'se:! wilh Ihe loss. Memphis and Mobile balUed 13 innings in a series opener at Mem- j phis' nusswood Park with Inch" Uears winning 6 lo 4. All scries are resumed tonight. eene, Victorious In \Jag Match r n K-'ine md J „ M^odv made ci k \u o' I » ' Pacer and if v ruu t en V ilma last night, •, mini \ n ti i ht falls to ''.op Ihe Itr; feature- of this week's wrestli: 1 ' f;i;nw at the American Ar i Kcem i T> 111 okl graiip'cr, co n i IN i J p id fiv.n:e. l"'Jk- ed like a bantam rcoster reside his i i li 111 < i o l en nts. Jim th^ \ i h t'c i pl^i used eat-like itu i j t > cncic me his weight "(1\ I! 1 "i n T > i i i (1 Italian frfn rd a veteran or the one I'll, tnannr.'-'J"- fn It \ e'l despite? his i t t) fun'; a K.':ocl i i s hi)' holds, ho'.h r 11 ifn i (1 r lit i Hire. M".c:clv and K°ftie were awarded HIP fiis' fall in 2r> minutes bv n«f- eu "l < ' M ->ne E J \ c u l n t n i, oi . Vi'.! ! nn v Navy Offers P Officer Ratings to Vets TiSJ Qc*. 31 Ir:iis i nit "i (I '111 f lit I c 1H pf ifir Chief Pray Ofliccr A. n. Ainst, CTC, USN. re: 1 ru :'.'.•!• in i-l'.v.T.e of Hit U. S. K iHii'-ins Stittijn ;it ,;cnesl;ori;, v.imoiuii'fd today that cUeLtive i;n:i:C'ti:'J.te ;' f<;r:>:<'r -"avy pf.U- i)(t:ce:s \vl:.'i KTu 1 ') rtilv' on f.-'tivc du'.v ciini'r; II m.!. 1 •'••'-• iv.'iiHsi.xl regular wavy in j.e'.iy o;ii; fTiic Navy He: s' that 1:1 :.'.'::: veterans sray iviain t 1'irer r:itir.;i hei-i :>'; iii pet.'.y olficcr] . This r.rovn..!' '.Ml! 1; imtil midni: in C ;. 31. 1 ,.,- cf- chiei" after Valiivi o.i Ilif; 1 .\vo of T rue at the .sumo uld ijin the thle Ail 2-10 pounds of Kok j aiht'Ci a clunclit'd fn L j ^1 i cs l i in 1 LI il till KlCH IS i O lr />S 1 I [> i* \ \t Japan Player, Hit hy BctH, Not Seriously Injured lAI'liSJE -ROCK, Ark.. July 21 (UP)—Tom Wright, culfleltltT lor the New Orleans Pelicans, suffered no permanent i'l effects from Ijein;; strii'Jk in the head by a hisb-hiird curve ball thrown by Little Reek's Sam Houss last night, according lo club physician P. W. Camithnrs. Dr. Carruthcrs. who had j'.!'.'. r-xnmined Wright in St. Vir.-:oni'.« infirmary litre, said tiie youthful player "suffered no frntture, jir-1 a concussion." "He'll probably be released from j ,|he hospital Ibis altrrnoon and' will" he nbla to ]:lay lomorrow," ' the doctor said. Wright was hit by House in the fourth inning of lusl night's which New Orleans went win. 5 to 4. v.oilid reach opes and pu'l a * ) l-<>ep the kid nil r n fi< i ilie hold, aut 11 j t i 1 !\ lire Knon nut -i) lo t i s 1 i-v halted ihe lit and \\ i ind Pacor. V.din:i n Mrroncv unler.s the triLlik i i s > !>ed. thn;,- wou'd prefei r'.'t'r, <:! indecent exoasitre. '1 ,ie first roiin<l was ha'tcd fe.. .nm..te., hitci when Valin; | riitU'fl Kerne's Iw.d [I'iainsi P:i'J- (•r's !;nce after 'v?in?, \vtii-ned by iho ring official three li':'es. 't'iic second i:;il c.:ened with Tnccr -jud Keene staying a slug- in Ihe cent?r of the ring. a:'Jle Keriu 1 was Ico much for the scull-r.iw nnd P^.cer .sfiitjhf re- iiiLie ou>.<ide the rcnes. Tins con- tinned for five minutes until Koep.e i:.ive Pacer three or fcur nitinkey I'.irs and eliminated him with a Uulv win. Vii'ina entered 10 take r.ji the .squriible, but f. wel! applied henil- iocl; by Mocdv, had the big Ital- :;t;i '.'r<;;j(£.v nnd ripe for a pin afier .:!::-L iinnutes of action. !n l:;e ;:reli:ninary matches Pacer defeated Keens in 15 minutes iih :i crab hold and Moody de:a;i-d Valina in in minutes with f-:'>-ansler Lewis hcadlock. Open at 7:00 p.m.; Starts 1:30 p.m. Last Time Today the risen Kid in "Beauty ond the Bandit" The. Yi?;"if:tntc.s a iir.ain cog in formulating the plans for itho Gramar .school football league last Spring which wtis designed to furnish material both junior and .senior high school teams. Tbe Yankees -training camp \vi51 open next week and will continue through August, and 'the greater part of Eeplctnber uivtil the professional football season opens. "Big Bill" will try to make the grade at the center .spot for the National League team. State Net Champ Moves Up in Mid-South Meet MEMPHIS, Tcilll., July 2!) .lUP) on to It's Mystery More than 30.C01 ch.imnoy swifts have been bandrd. but not nni Dunklin. Arkunsns slate' ever has been captured outside Ihe — Geor tennis champion, today had ad- van:ed to the second round of the annual Mid-South Tennis j u Tcurnnment after easily defeating '"• Den Tale. Alemilhis prc.p star, G-I and 6-3. nunk:in, seeded second, was the only r.ited player lo see action yesterday. United States. Ii they S'.:end their rain fott-st. cf tin but the p.Hual wii: •anknown. b-lieved that •inters in the A'v.nzDn rivc-r. 1:11-; in-cund is Read Courier News Want Ads. 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