The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 14, 1947 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 14, 1947
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PAGE EIGHT (AUK.) COUKIKK NEWS Chicks Win Third From Vols 3 to 0 Dears' Drub Crax; Pels Trip Barons In Dixie Flag Race By JACK HARVEY United Press Sports Writer ' ATLANTA. G.lj, Aug. 14. (UP) — NashMllc's Vols Saw their chances for si first-division playoff Ucrtli In the Southern Association slipping away Joday ns they sank Into tlie depths of n three-game losing streak against seventh-place Memphis. -•• Tlie. Vols were powerless last night against the slants of Charlie ElMpmann, who shut them out 3 to 0 with a masterful two-hit pitch- ins performance. The loss. t'.-pir third straight to the loxly Chicks, led the.Vols just cue game in front of fourth-place GJiattanooga and just three and orte-half games'ahead of fifth- P&CC Atlanta '.Carman Malory started on the mound Tor Nashville and gave way to, Untty Matulla In the eighth ni the Chicks put oh an ll-hlow hitting . spree. Mallory \vas eliargccl with the loss. Meanwhile, league-leading Mobile came out of a two-game loslny r strca.k ift Atlarla to stay two slim games nhjnd of New Orleans. Kpy. Boles strengthened his po sition as the loop's leading liurliir as he set Atlanta down 5 to 2 with just seven tills. It was the llth triumph of the season (or Bole.s, who has lost, just 4 games. Mobile touched De\vey Adkitis and Lou Bush lor 10 hits, and Art- k'ns ''Ans the loser. New Orleans Wept the pace Birmingham, s'spplng down I he Barons 8 to 3. Outfielder Pete Lny- den hit a grand flam homer for the Pels In the second Inning, and Jim Atkins v.fis the winning pitcher on a pretty five-hit job. Lamat- cliin, who served up the home run pitch to Lnydcn was the loser. Fourth-placp Chattanooga took advantage of TIc-jhville's loss iml b?f! Little Rock, 6 to 4, to climb a game of third place. Pearson svent the distance on the mound for the lookouts and Livcn- Roud was the loser for the Travelers. \ Tonight Nashville tries to salvage the last of a four-game scries at Meiiiphls and the Mobile- Bears will be,,trying lor an even split as they end a [our-gnmc series at Allauu. No oilier games are scheduled. All-City Softball Team for 1947 Selection Big League Pitchers Having Considerable Record Trouble Shown above arc the members of the 1017 All-City Softball team chosen last week by officials of the Dlytlicvitlc Y's City Softball League. They are: from left to right, back row—Glenn Bunch, Hnys store shortstop; Jim Henry Lutes, Sallba Wholesale, .second base; (.con Ashby. Johns Smokehouse, first base- J II Williams, Huys Store, catcher; Ted Fisher, Owens Drug, pitcher; Ilamiy Horns. Salilja Wholesale pitchci and Jack Whittle, Loy Eicli. pitcher. Front row—Son'Lsdbcltcr. Siillbu Wholesale, manager;' Ccoit On- Sallba Wholesale, outncld; Bob Mullen, Johns Smokehouse, ontfiekl; Pete Bnnuiiuii Loy IClcli third ivi' and A. C. Bunch, HaJ's Store, outncld. ' Receiving the highest honor I Elected by the officials 10 manage awarded lo Softball players in Bly- the honor tcnm was Bon I.c'dbolter, Ihevillc are fo'.ir members of the i manager of the Wholesalers, liixl- league champion Sulibii Wholcsal- better piloted the Sallln Wholesalers, Unee members of the Hays . era through ii very succc.sslul sea- Store team, two members of the lay j son of 10 wins against throe losses Eich team, two members of the Sam Johns Smokehouse Boys; and one member of the Owens Druggist. 24-Team Pro Cage League Is Organized CHICAGO, Aug. M. (UP) — Organization a! a 24-lcnin professional i.ackclbnll l?:ig-ie of America was .:nnounccd Indny by Maurice Whito, president of both the Chicago American gears and the new circuit. While announced resignation of his team from the National Baskcl- ball League Ian night to join the and to liie league championship. Three pitchers were mimed on the honor squad by the leaeue officials. They are, Ted Fisher, of O'.vcns Little Rock, Dallas Teams Advance in Baseball Tourney IIATTlESnURG. Miss., Aug. Drtia; Hurvcy Don-Is of Salibi Wli.->l'.'sa!f and Jack Whittle of lay fthh. hurler:; were chosen on the bislfi oi their ability and their sea.smi recci'cis, J. P. Garrott, se'jr?- i-.ny of t!ie Ulylheville Y and a member of the Softball Committee, slated. Hanson, Smith Stage Upsets to Advance in Women's Golf Tourney EVANSTON. 11!., Aug. 14. (UP) — Kcverly Haiiscn, Fai'go. N. D.. and Misrilyn Smith .Wichita, Kan., were (UPi— -The Four-State Regional .Junior American Legion liusi-bnll ! the .surprise ttars of the Weslcn Tournament was set to enter its Women's Annicur Golf Tourim scml-llnal , round here today with ! mem today. teams from Dallas, Tex., and Little I MJ KS HAIISOM WC)M acclaim b- Rock, Ark., meeting as winners of sliai in K mcdalirt honors over th' yesterday's play. The losers yesterday were the nn- will have clubs will 2 Games Tonight in Play-Off for Softball Teams - The City Softball League's four 'first division teams will resume their play-off series at Walker Park tonight with the Sam Johns Smokehouse nine meeting Loy Etch In the first gune .and the Saliba Wholesalers playing Owens Drug In the afterpiece. With one win apiece, the Wholesalers and the'- Eichers could advance to the final rounds with a victory tonight. But should they 3ose, ,thc four teams would continue their series tornorrjw night. i Winners of the .first round scries vj-ill .-.'meet Tuesday night for the first game of their three-game chimpiouship series. In order to be crowned city chumps, a team must win two of the three games in the scries. league. The new pro circuit four divisions Member beT Northern nil Won: Chicago gears, St. Paul. Omaha. St. Joseph, Mo., Waterloo, la., and DCS Molnes. Eastern Division: Grand Rapids. Mich.. Marion. Vincennes. and Muncie, Ind.. Louisville and Dayton. Southern Division: Atlanta. Chattanooga, Memphis, Jackson. New Orleans, and Birmingham . Western Division: Kansas Tnycka, Wichita. Oklahoma Tulsa and Springfield, Mo. City. City, Today's Games SOUTHERN I,I:AOVK •Nashville at Memphis, night. Mobile at Atlanta, night. Only games. over Eviinston Golf Club course aud .. , . , ''ben -.\inni!u; both first and second tional champion Jesuit Jny.s of New| mmi( | ,,uitc-l:e^ easily to reach the Orleans and the team from Jack-i( |llnl t,.,- final'., in the second 'round she whipped Polly Rllcy a rugged Fort Worth, Tex., star. 2 son. Miss. They will meet at 1:30 today, and the loser will automatically be dropped out of the,;] running. ,,... In the first game yesterday. Lit- I i 0| ,;|"?.,, S '"'"' tie Rock upset the Jesuits 8 to 0 af- -\' s mos t*r Maricc Landricu, Jay's aoe^" 1 " . !hc " llanc l righthander, was belled off the! mound in the lirst Inning. The Little Hock players piled up M hits off Lanclrean and his relief, Kk-Uardj „,, . Olhrr fsivonics in the 47th an- n««l women's tnunicy were still In the running. Defending Champion Louise Suggs ousted Mrs. .Eddie ..I 1 mndcd out Ihc nailing upset {:> finals, a 2 aiid victory over Grace Lenczyk, Jn "I 19-year-old Neivington. Conn., col- ^)lc!;c sophomore and one of the names of women's goll. Villarubla. — .-.>. In the second game, which was! called at the end of the eighth i inning when si light drizzle turned' into a rainstorm, saw Dallas lake a 6 to 1! victory over Jackson after the Tcxnns got oil to a fine start by driving in three runs in the first inning. Jackson scored its lone two rutis iu tile fifth. Hush, lictroit, ft nml •!. In .the easiest victory pf the day. 'New York Citv still contains an-j proNimalelv SD.O.^n horses and 60p stablns to house them. •NEW YOHK. Aug. 14. (UP) — Whether because the ball Is a "rab- )lt" or the hitters are big bad volves. .star pitchers in uoth major eagucs were having trouble today uaintalning their accustomed rank. When the St. Louis Browns beat lal -Ncwliouser of the Detroit Timers after he came In as relief pltvii- cr last night, it was his 13th loss against 11 victories, and the Chicago White EOX' 8 to 7 victory over Cleveland with Wob Feller's nicith [irking against 14 victories—not. the mcst impressive pace possible. Tex Hughson's triumph for the Boston Red Sox over Washington finally pulled him over .5K>—10 wins md nine defeats. The Cubs' Claude Passeuu. loser to Pittsburgh yesterday, has one victory and six boat- Ings, and Hank liorowy, ancthcr Cub luminary, has won eight and lost, 10. Kirby Higbe. Pirate rUiil- liandei' who announced iiefore r-.lK trade from 'Brcoklyn that he expected to win 40 games, lias a 10- 1C mark and Howie Pollett, once the Cardinals' best lefty, stands nt seven won and 10 lost. Boston Wins; Cards Idle One top-notch hurler who escaped a black mark yesterday was the Boston Braves' Johnny Sain, although he lasted less than an i'a- ning as'Brooklyn blasted the Brav.'.s. [G lo 5, and went 3 1-2 games ahead of the idle St. Louis Cardinals. The Dodgers whacked Sain fur four runs, but Boston finally wer.t abend at 5 to ;4 in the fifth when Carvel iRowcll bit a three-run homer which was followed by Bob ILIliott's four-bagger. With Si'joUn- son and Clyde Slioim t.ikin:; Uic lacing, Brooklyn came 'back in Us half of the fifth for five runs. Car Furiilo led the atack with two hits and three runs batted in. Feller was tagged with his defeat when Rudy York belted a three- fun homer in the. seventh in:\iug. The Indian righthander, allo.ved 12 hits. Joe Gordon got a Cleveland home run svith two on. Newhocser's loss came in the second igame of a dou'Meheadcr, i.fter ' Detroit beat the Browns in the op- cnei, 7 to 1, behind Fred Hiivchin- son. who helped himself with three hits. Ncwhouser relieved Hal Wliile In the eighth inning ol the second game and was greeted by :i pincli inside-tlie-park homer by Willard Bro\vil. scoring two runs. It was the first homer by a Negro iii the American League. Then another Negro. Henry Thompson, '.v.ilked. stole second, took third- on an out and szcrcd the winning run on a passed ball, giving the Bro.vns their first win over Newhouscr in 16 decisions since opening day of 19 a .o. •Pjiir homers, two by Myrivll Jones and one each by Earn Alele and Bob Docrr. helped Hugh:;3r, and the Red Sox to a 10 to 3 decision over Washington. Three of the fourbaggers came in the first inning off Milo Candini. Yanks Down Athletics The Yankees stayed 11 gum-is ahead of Boston by downing the Athletics. 8 to 2. for Vic Haschi's sixth victory without lass. New York scored seven runs In, the first two innings and Al Clark got credit lor lour runs batted in although he made only one hit. The Phillies nipped the New York Giants, 5 to 2, behind Ken Hcint- /.elman's six-hit hurlinq. Homers by Bill Rlgncy and Bob Thompson were the only damaging blows off him. It was Tliompscn's 23rd tying a rookie ecord set by Ralph Kiner last year. •Pittsburgh beat Passcuu and the Cubs, 10 to 2. as rookie catcher Dixie Howell had a wonderful time with his first two homers of the year, driving in six runs. One was grand slam in the scven'.ii inning. Yesterday's star—Dixie Ho'.vcll of Pittsburgh, who hit two home ru'.is against the Chicago Cubs. AMERICAN I,K,1Gl)E Philadelphia at New York. C'lcveland at Chicago. Detroit at St. Louis, night. Only games. NATIONAL I.KAGUE Boston at 'Brooklyn. New York at Phi'lndclphia. St. Louis at Pittsburgh. Only games. Tractor Parrs— And International Machinery Parts! Electric and Acetylene WELDING DON'T WAIT . . . DON'T UISK HKUAKAGK'. Kc : place worn inirls now and s:tvc valuable lime during harvest season. NOW—is (he time lo ready your equipment (or fall. Bring it to our shop for complete insjwcUon and repair work DEFORM you actually need use of il. Kx- pert factory-trained mechanics at your service. Liberal Credit Terms on All Repair Work How Much Is Your INTERNATIONAL'HARVESTED 3/2 SOUTH 2SP ST, '/W. 13 PHONE863 THE ANSWER 5s Ai en Aut o Stores it? rogress «i VISIT Southern Auto Store You Blythcvillc, Ark. BASEBALL STANDINGS SOUTHERN Mobile New Orleans Nr.shvilSe . .. Chattanooga Atlanta . ... Birmingham Memphis . .. Little Rock . AMERICAN N'ew York . Boston Detroit Philadelphia . .'.. xCleveland xChicago Washington St. L-juis X—Night >ganic. NATIONAL Brooklyn Et. Louis Ne'A 1 York Eoston Cincinnati Chicago Pittsburgh Philadelphia LEAGUE W. L. 77 4S 7G 81 .... 65 05 60 63 Pet .016 .520 Tlic Blythcvillc "Y" juniors defeated the Yarbro Juniors 11 to 1 in a soltlmll game played on Yarbro diamond yestcrcay afternoon. Reid hurled for the Blythei'ille team and limited the Yarbro hitters to four safeties, while he and his teammates were j»uncl!i>g Holland, Die Yarbro hurler, for five binglcs. In another game played on the Yarbro field yesterday, the Blytheville "V" Midgets bowed to the Yarbro Grammar School team 8 to 4. Yarbro jumped into an early lead by scoring four runs in the first frame. They scored their final tallies in Hie fourth liming. Blytlievillc's runs came In the third, fourth and firth frames THURSDAY, AUGUST M, 1947 Russ Mosley Accepts Job As Grid Coach F to tii 51 12 62 .•18!) ,4(M .'J2j Crackers Buy Stockwcll As Trippi's Replacement ATLANTA, On,, AUff. 14. I UP) -The Athinta Crackers bouRlH first Baseman Walter Stockwcll from Annislon in the Southeastern League today as a replacement for Charlie Trip..;; who ended his first season as p. professional play ei" last nighl. Trlppl is en route to ChlciiKd to prcjiarc for the coming football ECiunu. He will play with the Chi- HussoU Mosley, the second nie'n- l)^r ol iBIytlicvillc Hisjli School's U- inous 'football lankly", has signed ys head coach of the Joe Bradley High School ii> HuntsviJlc. Ala., it was announced today by his father S. ''Pop" Moslcy, coacli of the Bly- . theville Junior High School Papooses. Mosley wi!| assume Ills ne\v duties us heaU football coach anrt physical education director of Hie school ' Sept. 1. following his graduation Ircm the University of Alabama this month. ( He was a member of tile Chicks' cacklield fiom 1G36 to 1938 and played three yeais with Alabama's Crimson Tide. He served two years in I lie (Army Air Forces as a B-17 pilot and was discharged in 1915. He stated that his football team would open their 1917 season Sept. 19 against ithe HuiVsCi'lle High School learn which will be coached this year by Joe Dilriy. who coached Russell at Blythcvillc High School. cago Cardinals. Stockwcll is left-handed. He hit 22 home runs for Anniston. boasting a neat. ,:i'jf, tatting average. Yesterday's Results SOUTIIKUN LEAGUE 'M::r.phi5 3. Nashville 0 Chattanooga 0, Little P.ock 4 Mobile 5. Atlanta 2 New Orleans a. Birmingham 3 AMERICAN LEAGUE New Y;rk 8, •Philadelphia 2 N'i^lit sanies: Bsston ID. Washington 1. Detroit 7-5, St. Louis 1-6. Chicago 8, Cleveland 7. NATIONAL LKACHIi: Brooklyn 10. Boston 5. Philadelphia 5, New York 2. PitUcurgh 10, Chicago 2. Only games. - Vigorous - M- bodied el llmiiill China originally cultivated cotton ?s a purely decorative plant. It was used in the ceremonial drapings of Buddhist images. 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