The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 25, 1947
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PAGE ...BLXTHEVILLE . (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, 'AUGUST 25, 1947 Missco Ball League Standings Tangled by First and Fourth Place Ties as Season Play Erids The Mississippi county Amateur BnseUnll Leaguo officially drew the curtains on Its. first season yesterday with the muddle simouiirt- ing fourth plncc lit the league standings not much .clearer than It wns tliis time last week, ; \ Lutes and Mead's Blythevillc Tigers went into a two-way tie for Die highly contested hot, .sjioi at tlie close or .the season yesterday by virtue of wius while the Varbro Yanks were shoved into fifth |x)silloii, but not out of th'e picture, by virtue o[ n loss. The Yanks dropped their contest* ~ — • to Manila by a 14 to 9 count while Lutes drubbed Number Nine. G to 5 and the Tigers bent Little River 9 to 2. This advanced the Tigers and Lutes Into a, fourth place lie, one runs before an oul was inacle to sain the victory. McHaffey was the winning hurler. Mead's Blylhcvillc Tlgersf behind —-5i?r <= MS EF^ -----_ have a up, and should they win this tilt from Huffman, there would be a three-way tie for the fourth spot. Special Play-Off Necessary Land diamond. Allen started for Little River but-was knocked out In the sixth and Weldon finished the contest. Cooler had nil easy time with lust- it .wJll Tx necessary j place Annorel defeating llicm 10 to 3 in tlic other league contest played yesieiday. Team Manacrrs to Mrel A. C. Dijclos, vici'-prcsldenl of the league, stated this inomlng that if an additional play-off Is held to decide the fourth place question It for the league officials to call special play-off to decide who will be the fourth team in the regular play-off which is scheduled to get underway Wednesday, To add to the confusing situation, the Blythcvlllc Route Two Lookouts ;nnd..the Manila Cardinals failed to settle their argument Tor league lend this week-end as both teams won their final tilts. This, too will call for a social play-off unless the managers of the two teams can "settle the question between themselves. ' Tlie Lookouts downed Huffman 5 to 2 on tlie Huffman diainond in their final scheduled game. Marcus Gaines started on the hill for the lookouts but gave wny.. to , Frttz West In the seventh Inning. Stevens went all the way for the losers: ' " West aided the Lookouts cause with n seventh inning triple to cop hatting honors-for Hie day.- • Cardinals Defeat Yarbro The Cardinals, rhoanlime, knocked Yarbro from fourth place to the 'tune of a 14 to 9 victory'behind the probably will get underway tomorrow. However, he pointed oul thnt this would be settled' nl a iiwetiiu; nt the YMCA tonight of the managers of the teams involved in the regular play-off. This \vould throw the regular play-off n few days late in getting started, he said, and complete plans for this event \vill • be announced later. Present'plans call for the opening of play in the play-off at Walker Park Wednesday afternoon with the first place team meeting the- third place team and second plncc moeling fourth. • Play will be in Slmiujlincsscy' .system with the teams being required lo win two out of three games In each series before Ihey can advance to the championship round. All enmes in the first round series will 11 me l>i • side-arm slants of Sanders aiid Me-! n -•.Whirter. Sunders started on the ' mound for the Cardinals but was forced to give way to 1 ! Lefty McWhirter in the seventh frame. 'Lutes took advantage of Yarbro's licking by defeating Number Nine 6 to 5 with a three-run rally in the •-last of the ninth. Red Lutes drew '^"the starting mound 'assignment for -the Lutes team but was kayoed In -the eighth and John Hnrvcy Mc"Haffey had to come to his rescue. .'Going into the last of the ninth •trailing by two runs, the Lutes batters jumped on Number Nine's hurl- :er Bailey for three hits'and three The Slide for Home " s unus " al . N.EA-Acme the slide for home. Cincinnati's Hugh Poland misses the catch for the Dodgers. photographer 'Tony S imle has captured all. tlie drama of Dixie- Walker scores another run Giants Set New Major League Seasonal Home Run Record ELBERTA PEACHES $2.50 and $3.00 Per Bushel We Sell: • By the Pound • By the Bushel • Truckload BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET 130.E.-Main. Phone 973 rlcs to be plnyed in Manlht. he said. Indians to Open Baseball School in Mexico City MEXICO CITY. Aug. 25. (UP) — Tlie clevelands announced a new version of International relations today — a Mexican baseball school which will o])cn this fall anil seek to develop major league players from the vast amateur and semipro ranks South of the Rio Grande. I Cleveland's program, as outlined by Indian Scout Giillermo Ornclas is not aimed at the Mexican league whose president. Jorge Pasqucl, bought several players away rroiu the majors Inst season. Ornclas said Cleveland will not approach nny Mexican league plnycrs although there are several whom he considers good prospects. Assault Has Sore Hoof CHICAGO. Aug. 25. (UP) — Assault, the 1946 "horse of the yenr," began a forced vacation today after coming up lame in his workouts lor a match race against Armed next Saturday. The match race was called off after Benjamin F. Lindhcim, .president of Ihe Washington Park track here, learned that the King Ranch four-year-old would not be in condition to run. The "Clubfoot Comet" developed soreness In the hoof which has been deformed since he was a colt. By CORNELIUS RYAN I ' (United 1'rrss Sports Writer) | NEW YORK, Aug. 25. IUI') — I They have the best home run hit- | lets, the best pitcher in percentages, the best-fielding shortstop, three' of the best rookies — mid • fourth place in National. League standings. . ' ' ; What makes the New York Giants like that? ' The pennant races marked time yesterday as- the Dodgers and Cardinals .both won single games, so the spotlight went to the Giants as they sot n new National League team record for.home runs by hitting .five against, (lie Chicago Cubs for a .season tgtal of 113, two better than the mark set by the 1930 Cubs. 1 Characteristically, the Giants lost the game as, they set the record. New York won the first of the two games, 4 to 0, on Larry Jansen's eight-hit hurling. It was his 15th victory against four loses, giving the Rookie righthander the league lead In percentages, since Eivell Blackwell has lost six against his 19 victories. Walker Coojier and Sid Gordon hit home runs. But Chicago drubbed the Giants in the second game, 8, to 3, and each Giant tally was n homer — Ernie LombardI's in the sixth inning tied tile record. Buddy Kerr's in the seventh broke it, and Johnny Mlze. added to the mark in the eighth inning. It was Mize's 40th roundtripper. and he needs 20 in 35 games to tie Babe Ruth's all-time record of CO in a season. Kerr, who set ti record for the number of chances accepted without errors, got three hits in the second game, and Bob Thomson, candidate -for rookie-of-the year, got two hits and scored twice in the oIKMicr. Most fans blame the Giants' poor standing on poor pitching which cannot hold the leads the Giant ower builds up. but others blame lanaget' Mel Ott. who has taken ome horrendous booing this year n New York, there is no ncutr'fil- :y on Ott, Either you're all for lim or you want to boil him in il. Those against him look at all he Giant assets — Mi/,c, Kcrr, 'homson, Walker Cooper, Rookie Clint Hnrtmig. Willard Marshall, ansen — and 'gnpsh their teeth. Those favoring him point out the ailurc of the rest of the pitching staff, phis the defensive, holes nml point out that four'home runs |A>I- game won't win if poor piichins and errors give opponents six runs per game: ...... •The Dodgers beat-.Pittsburgh. 3 to 1, lo stay six games ahead of St. Louis. Second-stringers stanc:! as.Ed Miksls, replacing Kd. Stauky. hit a homer and Stan nojck. replacing Peewee Reese, drove in 111" winning run .with a single. Stanley and Hecse were spiked In Saturday's bloody flesla with Cincinnati. The Cardinals 'bounced Boston, 9 lo 5, titter Boston scored four In She first inning. A steady attack on John Bain and Si Johnson produced the victory after Murry Dickson refused to get ruffed about the four first-inning unearned brace runs. Dickson went tlie roiuc for his 10th victory. Nine runs in the 10th iiming gave the Reds the first of two games with the Phils, 12 lo 3. bin Ihe Phils won the seven-inning nightcap, 8 to 6. Cincinnati got eight hits in Its big Inning in ihc first game, two by Babe Young. Homers by Andy Semlnick, Al Pennsylvanian Wins Reno | Open Goti Tournament \ RENO, Nov., Aug. 25. (UP) — E J. i Dutch) Harrison, perenially ai "also ran" of the big-lime professional golf circuit., finally, wrapped up a king-sized tournament aftei a pair of • record-shattering-roundF in the S15,000 Reno Open. Harrison came from behind on Ihe last 10 holes yesterday to du plicate his record slx-under-par 6C In tlie medal round, arid " win oni of the biggest victories of his long career by a three-stroke margin. The 30-year-old York. Pa., shot- 1 make)-, shooting sub-par golf consistently — for 72 holes, had a four-day tolal of 66-70-70-W 272 to trounce former tennis star Ellsworth Vines of Los Angeles and PGA Champion Jim Ferrier of San Francisco. Byrd and Magee To Tangle With Welch and Riley A conglamoration of wrestling •tyles will be displayed at, tonight's feature attraction of Mike Meroney's weekly wrestling program when Floyd Byrd and Irish Magee ake on Ju^k Welch and Tex Riley. | Each of these four matmen have | :heir o*n ideas on how lo carry on v wrestling- program and no two are alike. I Welch, a w'lrey little fellow Is a strong believer In arts and science Kit sometimes add* a good punch | .o the jaw for good measure, Riley ' likes his grappling on the tough! ide and Is never one to by-pass i good fracas. Magee, the ex-pugi- :lst. Is an easy going type of a felVow that had rather his opixjn- ent bring the fight to him rather than go after it and Byrd. believes that rules were made to be broken. If you put these four methods in one ring, and stir in a little agitation from the ringside most anything is apt to happen. Preceding this four-star main event will be two one-fall preliminary matches between the contestants. Riley and Magee will start things rolling in the first match and Welch and Byrd will tangle in the second. Net Champs Head East INDIANAPOLIS, Ind,, Aug. 24. (UP) —Fred KovaleskI of Detroit and Mary Arnold Prehllss of I/>.s Angeles, two power timers, headed East, today to prepare for the national championship after winning the singles crowns in the Public Parks Tennis Championships ye-i- lerdny. • Scientists say there are more atoms In a drop of water than the entire population of the earth could count in 10,003 years. MONEY •NAME TOUR NEED New Opportunities—Old Debts New Clothes — Education Unexpected Illness — Travel Low Rates — Friendly Service PHONE 2928 122 W. ASH ST. DLYTHEVILLE GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION Shoe manufacturing wns introduced into America in lfi2<J by Thomas Bears?, who brought hides overtoil the Mayflower. Limit on Doves to Be Small Five More Years WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (DP) — Southern hunters will have to wait another five years before they can shoot "normal" numbers of their favorite' game bird — the turtle dove. That's the best estimate of Pred- Lakeman and Schoolboy Rowe led I C1 ' icl ? Lincoln, fish and wildlife the Phils in the second game. The Yankees .stayed 12',{. games in ' front of Boston by splittin: service expcrl. Most of tlie slender-throated grey" birds, also known as mourning with the White Sox, who won the I dovcs - starved to .death in :the first game, 3 to 2. oe Hayne? was, winter of 1940 when heavy snows the winner and Bobo Newsom the swept all the way to the gulf coast. Lincoln said the doves "always have been over-shot" an the freeze caused "a much more serious loss loser. New York won the second game, 16 to C, with a 16-hit attack that included d three-run homer by Joe Dimaggio and a home run by Aaron Robinson. Boston divided with Cleveland, H to 2 for the Bosox and 2 to 1 .1 for Ihe Indians. Dave Perriss pitched the Boston victory and got three hits. Sam Mcle and Johnny Pesky each got four hits. Joe Gordon's two-run homer gave Al Gettel the decision over Mickey Harris in the nightcap. Detroit moved into third place a- hcad of Philadelphia by beating the Athletics twice. G to 2 and 5 to 4. Roy cullenbine drove in three runs in the first game, two on n homer, and Hoat Evcrs batted in two more runs with three hits. Hal Newhouser won his 13th victory against 14 defeats as Vic Wortz hit a two-run homer in the second game to tic in the eighth, and Pat Mullen singled in the ninth with the bases full to send in the winning run Gerald Priddy starred at St. Louis than anyone appreciated." Exploration of the Libyan desert- caves has revealed drawings on rock. that show cows were milked 1O,000 years ago. as the Senators divided with the Browns. After the Brownies won' the opener. 7 lo I. as iritcher Cliff: Fannin and Paul Lehner each hit a bases-fill single, Priddy led Washington lo a 7 to 3 victory in tiic second game. He baited in five runs with an insidc-the-park home run and a triple, each with two men on base. 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