The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 29, 1947 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, August 29, 1947
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, AUGUST 2!), 1947 Missco League GamesScheduled --.»•',-..•.. . , ") Moy-Off Series to , : Sta rt Sun day en • Diamond in Manila Play In the Mississippi County Amateur League's play-off between the four first division teams will get underway Sunday afternoon on th« Manila diamond with the Manila Cardinals meeting Cooler In the first game, and the Bl.vthe- vllle Route Two Lookouts meeting the fourth place team In the second game. Play will be in Sliaughnessy system with each team being required to win two games of each of the three game series I hey participate in before advancing to the finals. The highly contested fourth place will be decided this afternoon when the Yarbro Yanks meet Lutes at Walker Park. Yarbro advanced into a .fourth place tie .* Ill Lutes by virtue of a forfeit by tht Huffman team in a mnke-up game scheduled to be played earlier this week. tVjead's Blythcvillc Tigers wore eliminated from the plav - o:f through a reported "error" in the league standings. Ptollowing Sunday's games piny in the play-off will move to Walker Park for the second game of the three-game first-round seric = The date for these games has not ben set, J. P. Gnrrott, secretary of the league stated. League-hired officials win work each game of the play-off including two umpires and an official scorer. These officials wi!l be persons not interested in the play-off he said, and their word will be final. Sunday's games arc sintcti to begin at 2 o'clock sharp, he said. All-America Grid Conference Sets Eligibility Ruling - NEW YORK. Aug. 20. (UP) — The All-American Football Conference drastically tightened up 1U rules today In a move to prevent tampering i\\ith college players before they have used up all their I collegiate eligibility. Acini; Jonas II. Ingrain, the new conference commissioner, announced that "no person whose class hns graduated but who is attending college and who is still eligible for college Jootball shall be eligible to pay in the conference." .Under original rules of the AAC. college players became eligible for pvofootball in the new conference when they or their class \vn-s graduated on a flat four-year tnsis Signing of returned servicemen whose classes had been graduated but who still retained collegiate eligibility caused a split b2t\vcen the colleges and the pro league. " Ingram said the AAC offers Us new rule with no such strings attached. Balance and Horse Sense. If John llanclticks" Flying Twins wci - o SiamcKO, they couUln't clear this lour-foot h untie with in CUT pc'rfect conj'di nation. I lend ricks rides and lakes jumps bareback, with nothing (o reach for tnil sky if one of Iho horses makes a mis-step in ihr lako-olT. He appeatx-U at the Colorado Stale Fait- in L'uelXo. BASEBALL STANDINGS > BOUTHEKN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. lew Orleans M 5* .61) .Icblle £0 55 .610 tahville Ti 64 .548 JhnUiiiioofiti 73 C» .511 UliuHu . . .f 68 71 .4J9 Memphis G2 Jtlle nock <l 73 IS D8 NATIONAL LEAGUE W. L. Brock'yn 78 46 St. Louis 70 55 :oston : 70 57 New York Cindnnati . Pittsburgh . l-'lilltK'.i'lphln 64 61 56 53 52 AMERICAN ^' York .. Boston Detroit 1'hihulcipliia Cleveland . Chicago . .. Washington ot. Louis LEAGUE W L ...:•» 45 ....66 56 59 59 69 67 70 79 65 0! 58 52 45 .475 .310 Pet. .614 .5>l .520 .409 .444 .421 .410 .PCt. .637 .541 .528 .5?.4 .516 .464 J2G Yesterday's Results SOUTHERN LEAGUE Memphis C. Atlfii'.ta 2, Only game sclicclulccl. Jewelers Battling for Softball Crown The Fitzpatrlck Jewelers dropped their first semi-final game of the State Girls Softball Tournament lo the Local 368 girls niue of Little Rock by the score of 8 to 4 at Lamar- Portcr Field In Little Rock last night. The Jewelers have one more game lo play In the double-elimination tournament and should they win that they would advance to the finals. The date for this contest will be announced tomorrow. J. U. Lunsford, manager of the Jewelers stated this morning that there Is a possibility tliat the remaining games of the tournament lie played In iBIythevllle. Officials of the tournament stated yesterday that plans arc being formulated to finish the tourney either In Bljthe- ville or West Memphis'provided an agreement could l>e reached among the managers of the teams participating, he said. ' • In the event that no agreement can be reached, the tournament will be finished in Lltlla Rock later, hi said. -Camera Shy NATIONAL LEAGUE Huston 8-3, Cincinnati 7-2 ( game 16 innings.)Brooklyn C, Chicago 2. New York U, St. Louis 5. Philadelphia 7, Pittsburgh Johnny Mize Edging Nearer To Babe Ruth's Home Run Mark BV COKXELUIS KVAN (United Press Sports Wiitcrl NEW YORK. Aug. 2D. (UP) — Today; maybe, or surely tomorrow or the next day. the New York Giants will set a new team home inn record, but thai, feat is lost in Hie individual effort or John M!z> lo better Babe Ruth's season mark of CO loiub.igiiers. Sentiment is divided as baseball fans watch ihe big Georgia chniter creep up on the tnosl famous record of the same's best-loved player. Ruth still is -Mr. Basctall." the most colorful man the game lias no\vn. M 7e, a steady plodder, is perhaps less colorful lhan any oth- plivyer who bus achieved such )rominence. 'But 'Mizc can hit, and ic has 44 home runj today, with 31 atncs to play. Sixteen more homers ic the mark, 17 beat it; a pace ol one every Uvo games will do it. The team record is a cinch. When ilize hit >No. 4! yesterday to lead he Giants lo a 0 lo 5 conquest of the Cardinals, II was New York's ISOlh roimdtripper. j:ist two shy of rnurk set by the 153,5 Yankees. Lciu Gehru; led that Yank team with 4D. Jce Dimaggio had 2!). Hill Dickey 22. George Selkirk 13. Frank "rusetll IS. Tony Lazzjri H and Reel Rollc 10. Nine ulhcr Yanks contributed lo a lesser degree. State Amateur Softball Meet Starts Tomorrow LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 2X (UP)— Some 25 teams will participate in the opening rounds of the Arkansas State-Amateur Baseball Championship playoff which gets underway Saturday in tittle Rock. The winner oi the Arkansas playoff will so to Battle Creek, Mi to play in the "Amateur Little World Series," Sept. 20. 0. AMERICAN LEAGUE 'Boston i:i, Detroit 3. Chicago 4, Cleveland 2 (12 niligs). Only games scheduled. once getting five in two games. If Mi;:? keeps up his present rush, though, he won't have to hit them in clusters. He has five for his lasi six gpnies. His three-rim blow :n the first, inning yesterday started the Giants toward the victory which dropped the Cards seven games behind Brooklyn and Bli; John doubled home another run in the third inning. 'The Redbirds tried valiantly with home run.s by Enos Slaughter, Stan •Mtisinl and Wlu'tey Kurowski, but just couldn't mukc it. Brooklyn added ro its lead by attiiK the Chicago C'.:bs, G to 2. Johnny Jorgensen returned lo .he lineup and drove in four run.s with a double and single. He had been benched since a disastrous error which enabled St. Louts to beat Brooklyn in an important game. Boston's Braves won a doubleheader from Cincinnati. 8 to 7 in 10 innings and 3 la 2 in 5-12 innings. Hd Krautt. who annowecl only two hUs in the 9-2^ innings he pilched for the R?t!s, walked Earl Toi'!;eson 1;) oj:en Ihe ICth, and :i wild throv; by Ray Lamanno on a pickoff try sent Torgesol) lo third. Two intentional walks filled the bases and au unintentional walk to Tommy Holmes ended the game. Bostor. bunched four h>ts and two Today's Games SOUTHERN LEAGUE NiglH games: Little Rock at Memphis. \5obile at New Orleans. Birmingham at Atlanta. Nashville at Chattanooga (2). NATIONAL LEAGUE New York til Brooklyn. Boston at Philadelphia. Only games scheduled. AMERICAN LEAGUE Night games: Washington at New York. Philadelphia at Boston. Chicago at Cleveland. Detroit at St. Louis. Crackers Out-Hit Memphis But Lose 6 to 2 In Southern (By United Press Righthander Dewey Adklns of the Atlanta Crackers found cold comfort today in the fact that his mates collected more hits than did the Chicks last night at Memphis and yet lost the Southern Association game, 6 to 2. The Crackers outhit Memphis 11 to 10. But the chicks' three-run outburst in the first frame was Ohioans Beat Little Rock in Legion Meet LOS ANGELES. Aug. 29. (UP) — Little Rock. Ark., the South's representative in the American Legion's little World Series tries for ItG lirst win today against San Diego after dropping a 5 to 2 game last night to" Cincinnati. Manchester. N. H., joined Cincinnati In the winning circle by whipping San Diego. 3 to 2 fn the opening game, at Gilmore Field. Under tournament rules the Uo losing teams play each other in (he double elemination process while the two winning teams — Cincinnati and Manchester — meet tonight. Cincinnati pitcher Bob Andres won the 18th of his 19 Legion games by giving up only five hits while his teammates got 12 from Little Hock Pitcher Ernie Funk. The Ohio team broke n scoreless tie with two runs on a pair of hits in the fourth and adtled the winning three tallies in the sixth on a double by Stewart Heln. two singles and two Little Rock errors. Little Hock tried to catch up but could score only twice in the eighth. New Theater Manila's finest Blum EVERY NIGBT Matinee BaCunU? * B»nd»- B*x Open* Week l>»yi I'M ».•. ial-Bu. 1 fjm. C*nt Friday "KIT CARSON" with k)anu Andrews Also Short Saturday "GUNSMOKE RANCH" a. Republic Picture with Hub Livingston and Hay C'orrigan AJsti Short Subjects Saturday Owl Show 'Winter Wonderland" a Kcpubiic Picture Selected Shorts Assault doesn't sec that his match nice with Armed at Chi- .cago's Washington Park, Aug. •30, is any reason for his pic- lure being taken. Joe Louis Knocked Out — Of Negro Golf Tourney M:zc hr.s ir.nch sturdier help. Wll- • Cincy errors to score three runs m lard Marshall has 31, Walker Cooper 28. Bob ThGinsGlv 21. Hill Rigue.y 10. Sid Gordon hns nine, and nine "other players have- chipped in. This all- around team stremUh helps Mize in his drive, for pitchers might just as well pitch to him as the next man-all have a home-run punch. iBEb? Etitth himself has commented oi\ M\Z2's changes frequently, at lirs: decrying possibility of a new ' the second inning of the nightcap. Schoolboy Rrjv.e pitched his first shutout of tile season as the Phils whipped Pittsburgh, 7 to 0. Rowe allowed six hits a.s he cot his 13th victory. Harry Walker led the winners with two doubles and a single. The Baston Red EDX walloped Detroit. 13 to 3, with a 22-hil tack that started on Hnl Ncwhou- -ser. Who resaiUctl It bitterly and PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 29. (UP> —A knockout of Joe Louis /.vent enough to send Adklns to the show- . UJ t 0 the sports records today — crs and charge him with the loss.! but it was on the fairways and Memphis followed that up with' a three-run attack on reliefer Charlie Mostos In the seventh to put the game on ice and give Ray Harrell, who went the distance for the Chicks, a victory. The Atlanta-Memphis game was the only one scheduled. Birmingham moves to Atlanta. Little Rock is at Memphis, Mobile at New Orleans and Nashville at Chattanooga for two games tonight. not in the boxing ring. The Brown Bomber, heavyweight champion of the world, met his golf superior yesterday — Detroit Dairyman Tupp Holmes, who eliminated him in the quarterfinal round of the Negro United Golfers' Association National Open with u 4 to 2 victory. The match ended on the IGth hole, where Louis followed an cut-oi-baund shot with poor putting. Month-Long Duck Season In Missouri This Year CiVRUTHERSVlLLE, Mo.. AVIS- M. — The duck season in Pcmis-ot County and tho rest of Missouri is uoin 2-Iov. 4 to Dec. 3 this year, as compared lo 45 days in 1946. ami 8*3 days in 1945. The daily bag limit is four ducks, and a hunter may PCS- ,ses;j a total of eight ducks of which only one may be a wood duck. Four gers? miiy be taken daily. Hunters over 16 years of age must have a federal "duck stamp." Mis- soxiri regulations also rcQuire all hunters, regardless of age, to carry a state or county hunting permit, unless hunting on the land where thev reside. Sunday and Monday "Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?" with June Haver News ami Shorts It is against the law to picnic twice on the same spot, or within three miles of it, inside of 30 days, in Nebraska. Read Courier News Want Ads RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday and Saturday H "SECRET VALLEY" with Richard Arlcn Cartoon and 14th Cljiiiiler "Manhunt on Mystery Island" ot Ruth's speed isi lS2i—makes it- I close. But Bnbe hit 17 in September, i record, then admitting'that'Mix:'* (•ruled with a EfSa fine imposed byi pacn lie's now five games ahead ' -Manager Sieve O'Neill because' Ncwhouser wasn't iryiui' hard and because he refused to give way to a rt-Her pitcher. O'Neill finally came into the mound and took the ball away from tile Lclty, who hud allowed seven hits and five runs in the third inning. The 'White Sox needed 12 tuning.-; to detect the Cleveland Indians, \ to 2. winning on Cass Michael's doubie. singles by Mike Tresh and pitcher Jje Ilayncs. and a long fly. Huyues buUrd iu Ihc wiiuung rvu\ in his 10.h victory, in which he allowed nine hits. « * • Yesterday's star: Brooklyn's John Jorgcn.rcn. who batted in four runs in a G to 2 victory over Chicago which increased the Decider lead Legionnaires to Witness Sebastian-Robinson Bout NEW YORK, Aug. 29. (UP) — A gardenful of fighting men — about 19.500 American Legionnaires — will watch Flashy Sebastian tonight as he tried to blast out his Philippine independence against Ray (Sugar! Robinson, world welterweight champion, in the Madison Square punch emporium. Senor Sebastian "no like de'.'s Robinson fellah," \vlio cayised Flashy much trouble and forced iihn lo fly to the United States for this non-title 10-rouud bout, wiiich originally \vt\s scheduled for Man^la- New York bookies "no like" Sebastian, for they have made the broad-shouldered, black-h.iired Filipino n 5-1 underdog, despite his claims of the welterweight championship of the Orient. Only Legionnaires and their relatives will be admitted to the scrap, which is, being staged as an enter^ tainmeni i lenlure of the > Legion convention here. They will he free >pcctators. Game I To Enlarge Hatchery LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 'a. 'UPI — Cor.lnictoio were in ihr of (ire of the Arkansas Game iinri l'isli Commission tociny gain;; over plans and spei-ifications for a proposed $30.003 addition to the Luke Hamilton fish hatchcrie.s. Kids on the project wiil u? opened Newhouser Fined $250 For 'Indifferent' Game DETROIT, Allg 29. (OP) — Hal Newhouser, star Detroit Tiger left- hander, was in manager Steve O'Neill's dog-lhonsc today, wlh a $;50 fine deducted from iiis paycheck for an "mdUfcrcnl" performance in yesterday's game against the Boston fled Sox. The penalty wa.s levied on New- houscr for deliberately Ignoring O'Neill's summons to le;ive the game after being belted for seven hits and live run.s in the third iuning of the same .won by the Red Sox. in to :!. After Newhouser had turned his back on hi.s manager's signal to relive, O'Neill .stormed out to Lhc mound, took the ball from the pitcher's hand, and angrily tossed it to the ground. Saturday Owl Show "Adventures of Kitty O'Day" with Jean Parker anil Peter C'ookson Also Cartoon Sunday and Monday Tuesday \ For grand locking Grandstanding ARROW HUDDLE STRIPE ENSEMBLE by Commission Secretary T. .\. McAmis at 10 a.m. Sept. 12. and tho best bid will be presenter! to the ccmmis-sion for approval on Sept. 15. 11^ Mile- £- Minute /fax£f , t'pl A, LITTLE, JR 'POLLY- I'VE !WA,NTIK1G TO SAC/ FOR. TIME. - IS I SOMETHING- ROMANTIC"? &LYTHEV9LU MOTOR CO OJLfW 3Nld 3M1 100QV Klullieville Motor Co Dodde. Plymouth 217 5. SECOND STREET PHONE +22 ) Button yourself into one of these swell-looking Arrow Huddle Stripe Ensembles and even a footloose halfback will play second fiddle lo you in the little lady's eyes. Huddle Stripe shirts come in soft tones of blue, tan, gray and green with tastefully grouped svhite and colored stripings. And there's a specially harmonized tie and handkerchief for each color. 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