The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 23, 1951 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 23, 1951
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PAGE EIGHT Yanks, Indians and Red Sox In Virtual Tie for AL Lead BLTfTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS B/ JOE KKIt'HI.KR As«(Kl»ted I'rew Sports Writer New York, Cleveland a;id Boston today were locked in American League's gripping pennant race with Chicago's Tourth place, two and a half games behind (he leaders. Percentagewise, the defending ton yesterday—7-fl and 11-5—as the cjinmpions lend (he league. Vester-| Senators concluded a sweep o[ the (Jay's sweep ol two games from St. four-same series. It marked the Louls-9-0 and 1-3-boostcd them I longest losing skein of the season into first place by two percentage! for Chicago—four straight points over (he deadlocked Indians] l>od s ers Increase lead a virtual first place tie in the weary White Sox "resting" in and. ned Sax - , , , | The Brooklyn Do<l B ci-s~ continued _The rampaginR Indians made it I,, make a runaway race of It in 22 victories in 27 games and eight out of nine by defeating the Philadelphia Athletics twice. 8-4 and 3-1. The lied Sox stubbornly kept pace with a 10-9 triumph over the Detroit Tigers In 10 Innings. Tills is the picture as the American I>eaRiie clubs enjoy R day of rest today: W New York 53 Cleveland 54 54 56 Ihe National League. Trouncing the St. Louis Cardinals. 0-2, (or their ninth straight over the Rcdbhds, Ihe Dodgers increased (heir margin to 8f-i games over second-place New York. Cincinnati held the Giants to a split, at their doubleheader. dropping a 9-a decision after winning the opener, 7-3. The Chicago Cubs rteicatcd the Philadelphia Phillies 8-7 hi 14 Innings and led 1-0 after seven Innings of the second game of a tloubleheader. The nightcap was halted by Pennsylvania's Sun.. v -.- -=-- "• day curfew law. K will be resumed Ihe Yankees open a 17-game home the next time the Cubs come to stand against the Indians. The Red | Philadelphia. Sox also return home tomorrov/ for' Boston Chicago ret. .600 .607 .607 .576 GB The triple tie (in games behind) should be untangled tomorrow when 19-ganie stand startinc; with a night aflair against ihe White Sox. The skidding White Sox suffered I've slumihig dcfcat-i by Washing- I Pittsburgh split with Dnstoa. winning the second game, 5-'2. after trie Uraves had taken the opener, 5-3. Allie Reynolds surrendered only (our hits and registered his 11th victory and sixth shutout for the Yankees in the St. Louis opener. Held hitless for five Innings by old Satchel Paige, (he Yanks teed off on the Fabulous Negro righthander for three runs In the sixth and added five more In the seventh to roule Paige. Bob Lemon and Steve Groin.'t of Cleveland each pitched a seven- hitter against the A's. A two-run double by shortstop Johnny Pesky drove In the winning Red Sox runs In the 10th. Sam Mete's ninth-Inning-double snapped a 6-6 tie and won the opener for Washington. The Nats stared a. seven-run second inning against Ken HoJcombe and Harry Dortsh to win the niglitcrp. Carl Ersklne racked up his 10th victory for Brooklyn with a seven- hit performance against the Cards. Phil Cavarctta made a successful managerial debut with the Cub.s as they cited out their M-lnnlng victory In f'hltaiielphla. Hank Saner doubled in the Hth and scored on two outfield flies ns Jim Konstatity I suffered his eighth setback against ' lour wins. AMERICAN LKAGUK VV L i'cl. U.U New York 53 3-t .000 Boston 54 K .001 Cleveland Chicago . . Detroit . .. Washington Philadelphia it. Louts . ... 54 31 .607 .... 53 30 .576 . 39 .453 13 . ..40 l» .443 . ,. 3(i 50 .331 191, .... 27 02 .303 27 Brooklyn New York . St. 1 I/nils Philadelphia Cincinnati . Boston . ... ChtcftRO . .. Pittsburgh . . LKAKUR W I. Pet. G B, ... 5li 32 .1136 ...40 42 .538 S'.i ...44 12 .512 II .. 44 45 .494 12>i ...43 44 .494 12',1 ...40 15 .47! 14','. ...30 45 .444 16',i . .. 35 52 .402 20'.(t SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION VV I. I'd. G.I!. 59 37 .015 ____ 57 « .57U fl.i 45 .5-11 .510 .ISO ! Little Rock I Birmingham ! Memphis Mobile Atlanta Nashville New Orleans Chattanooga 45 50 All ,-HG MS li'.i 7 10 13 14 10'; 2I',-I Dodgers Humble Cardinals for Ninth Straight Time 9-2 to Sweep Series Hy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ^Tinies have changed. Th.ngs Ju s t aren't the same between the 31. LouU Cardinal, a,u, the Brooklyn ( h t *R le r S r eParllCil " UCd " 10ne °"" (! " 1Mt k ™*-*°™-*«*-«a. tattta. in baseball Now the Brooks who are dong th« knocking and the Cards who ar 8 doing the drawing .St/Tilflv'c onmn n» t^l.t,-.... "*"bb"'&. In yesterday's game at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn uluegal the Cardinals for a 8-2 triumph—the Dodgers' ninth straight decision over the Bed Birds this season. . Young Carl Erskine was the winning pitcher, allowing seven hits and shutting out the Cards for eight Innings. Then In the ninth Stan Muslal hit his 18th home run with a man on base. ' Brooklyn knocked ftvt cnrd pitchers for 14 hlt« with starter Joe Presko being charged with the defeat. Two of Brooklyn's hits were home runs by catcher Roy Campanella. Browni r.OM Pair M Sportsman's Park yesterday the New York Yankees won their first doubleheader of the season and climbed back into first place in the American League. The Yankees look the opener, 9-0. and rushed back in the nightcap for a 7-3 triumph. Satchel Paige, throwing a no-hitter at the New Yorkers for five Innings, suddenly collapsed In the Allie Reynolds tossed H four-hitter at the Browns, .lack Kramer oame through In relief in the second game to defeat •x-Yankee Tommy Bryne. Kramer stepped in after Ihe Browns had taken a 3-2 lead in the necond Inning on Jack Maguires two-run triple of starter Bob '•"'lava. Both the Cards and Brow IK are idle lodny. Grid Cards Sign Three New Ends Travelers Quit Losing With 10-1 ruling Victory By THE ASSOCfATEU PRESS S, J , 1 Sunday attendance lagging and Little Rock sagging. •+ The league leading Travelers managed to win 5-4, from Mobile but it took 10 Innings to do It. The victory which came on Johnny Qrlce's ' homer put an end to a three-game Traveler losing streak and Mobile's eight-game victory streak. Since second place Birmingham divided a rioubleheader with Chat- tnnooRa. 10-2 and 7-8. Little Rock Miners Defeat Peach Orchard No. Nine Team Cops 10th Win in 12 Starti The Number Nine Niners were outhlt yesterday but they managed a 7-3 win over Peach Orchard Mo for their loth victory in 12 outings' The game wns played at Number Nine. Veteran Orover Whittle was on he mound for the Niners. He yielded 10 hits but proved effective In he clutches. Goodwin. Peach Orchard hurler, gave up but eight ilt,i but he allowed them to lie bunched into three Innings In which the Niners scored all their Next Sunday the Niners are cheduled to play Manila at Number Nine. TEACU ORCIIAtm An 'arker cf 5 CHICAGO, July 13. (API— The (Goodwin p 4 Chicago Cardinals of the National [ Rhodes 2b '.." 4 H 0 Football League today announced "~~~y signing of three new ends. Lent/, ss They include Gene Ackermann. Reeves If 6-5, 220-poumicr from Missouri; Don Toole 3b Rose, 235-poimtler from Dakota Wcs Howard rt leyan; and Walter Graf. 210-|K)under from the University of Nevada. In I"" seasons at 'Missouri. Ack- crmami caught 73 passes tor I 0''0 yards. Bytnim Ita . . Harris If Totals \\ NUAIBKll' Hunch v Led belter Yi:STi:ii DAY'S KKSUI.TS National League Brooklyn 9. St. Ixjui.s 2 Cincinnati 7-3. New York 3-9. Boston 5-2. Pittsburgh 3-5. Chicago 3-1, Philadelphia 1-0 (first game H Innings; second halted bf Pennsylvania's curfev,' law jitter seven innings; to be resumed Inter) ! American League New York 9-7, St. Lotus 0-3 (second game eight innings rain) Cleveland 0-3. Philadelphia 4-1. Boston 10, Detroit a (10 innings) Washington 1-11. Chicago 6-5 Southern Assot'Tatiiiii Nashville 4-1, Atlanta 0-5. Birmingham 10-1. Chattanooga 2-8 Little Rock 5, Mobile ! New Orleans 2-1, Memphis 1-2. TODAY'S GAMES National League Boston at Pittsburgh, night. <Only game scheduled!. American League No games scheduled Southern Association Night Games Memphis nt Mobile Little Rock at New Orleans Only games scheduled MONDAY, JULY 2S, 1951 HELLO. YOUNG CLOVER—This Tokyo voiin«slcr has a r<->i chore on hand when he lifts that huge mitt to bag a pop lly Ap parently he thinks it's easier to net the ball. Japanese alh ctcsliii. be-n playing live American pastime on a,, intense scale since the turn ot the century. (NEA) Play in Y's City Tennis Tourney Starts Today Major League Leaders . -. picked up a half game lead The margin now is three and a half, still ample but_nothing like as healthy as the six-game lead held this time last week" or the seven-game lead held June 25. During the past week when Little Rock won Iwo and lost five Birmingham ha.5 won five and lost three and third place Memphis ha« won four and lost three. Little Rock played .500 ball . the past month, winning 13 and los- I"K 13. Birmingham won 17 and lost 11 and Memphis won 30 and lost eiglu. Memphis divided with New Orleans Sunday. 2-1, and 1-2. Atlanta also split with Nashville, losing a ' 4-0 and winning the sec- Distinction Toart.i and frogs -iften can be distinguished by their skin. Toads are land animals and have dry. bumpy skin. while frogs generally arc aquatic and have smooth, " moist skin. Bjr The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting (based on 250 times at -3t>— Mualal, St. Louis, .371; Rob- Json, Brijoklyn, .363. Runs— Hodges, Brooklyn, 77- Mu- flal,.St. Louis, .69. ' Hurts baited In— snider, Brooklyn and Kiner. Pittsburgh, 66. tills — Aihburn, Philadelphia 135' Muslal, St. Louis. 121. Doubles — Wyrostek, Cincinnati, 23, Rcbhison, Brooklyn, 22. lYiples— Bell. Pittsburgh, 8: Musial. St. Louis and Baumholtz. Chicago, 6. Home runs — Hodge.?. Brooklyn 28; Kiner, Pittsburgh, 24. Stolen bases— Jethroe, Boston, 17; Robinson, Brooklyn, 15. Pitching (based on five decisions) — Roe, Brooklyn, 13-2. .667; Brecheen. St. Louis, 5-1. 533. Strikeouts— Newcombe, Brooklyn 93; Spahn, Boston. 85. AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting — Mincso, Chicago, .344- Fain. Philadelphia. .334. Runs— Mlnoso, Chicago, 74- wir Hams, Boston. 72. Runs batted in— Williams. Bo.s ion, 81; Zernial, Philadelphia. 18. Hits— DiMaggio, Boston, 120- Pax Chicago. 114. ' Doubles— Noren. Washington 20" P.iin. Philadelphia. 2.1. Triples— Minoso. Chicago, 12 Fox Chicago 8. . Home runs - Zcrnlal. Philaclel- | l>hia. 23; Williams, Boston, 18. 1 Stolen bases— Busby, Cli!c. ; .>co. IS; Play in the first phase of the tournament—the junior division of today. The tournament is scheduled to run throughout the week with the finals slr.tert for the latter part of the week. J. P. Garrott, Y secretary, Siiid that to date 19 players, all men, Live applied for entry in the tournament. Thirteen are entered iti the 17 years of age and younger junior bracket and six have entered in the senior bracket. There have been no entries in the women's division. Mr. Garrot said, and therefore there will be no wo- Minoso, Chicago, 16. Pitching — Kinder. Boston and Murtiii. Philadelphia. 6-1. 857 Strikeouts — McDermott.' Boston and Raschi. New York, 87. Blytheville Y's annual city tennis the men's bracket—got underway men's tournament. Drawing for bracket positions in the senior division of the men's bracket was scheduled to be held today with play in that division to get underway tomorrow. The junior division bracket has already been set up, Mr. Garrott said, with only the time schedule for matches remaining to be decided, t •'"hr.ny Buchanan vs. byc p Larrv Baker vs. D. L. Bniley; Thomas Dowdy vs. Jim Rayder; Graham Sudbury Jr.. vs. bye; Billy Mathenv vs. Jack Halslead; Ralph Wahl vs Melton Sylvester; Billy Qilbow vs' Hiram Snodgrass and Warren McClure vs. bye. All matches will be played on the Walker Part courts. Earl Stabler Quits As Coach of Paps; Takes Florida Job Karl Stubler, who for the past two years has guided ttaf. fortunes of Blytheville Junior High School athletic teams* has resigned to accept a coaching: position in Hollywood, Fla. Coach Stabler announced Ms res- accepted a Job as head traclc and ignation yesterday. His .successor has not been named and \V. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, could not be reached by tel- , ephone for comment. Coach Stabler .said that he has Armorel Beats Manila 10 to 8 Fisher Leads Tigers To Win with 3 Hits The Armorel Tigers beat out a 10-8 victory over the Manila Jay- cecs with J. T. Conner hurling ei<!ht Innings to set credit for the win. Conner was replaced In the ninth by Dinsler who finished tile game, Conner and Dimiler gave uji 10 hits while Armorel was getting 14 off Williams ami Harris. Jimmy Filler led the Tigers at the plate \vlth three hits in five times at bat. assistant football coach at South Broward High School in Hollywood. He will assume ills new duties AUK 20. Coach Stabler currently la working on his masters degree at the University of Mississippi. He will receive the degree next month. Under Coach Stabler the Papposa basketball and football teams witnessed two of their best years. In the t',vo years that he coached, his football teams won 12 games while losing five and his basketball teams won 33 while losing only four game.*. Conch Stabler is a graduate of Hcndrlx College at Conway. Blytheville Junior High School was his first coaching job. AKMOltEL Killett 3b ... West 2b Fisher Ib .... Hay c Conner p Malone 55 ... Duclos cf Ellis rf Rutherford If Dingier p Totals JM.VILA Ketchum Ib . Shaneyfelt ss Bollineer rf ... Fowler c Wall c White 3b Pelker cf Wagner 2b Curtis If Williams p Harris p AB 4 5 5 5 5 4 5 4 4 Welchs Booked On Legion Card The eldest two of the four Welch brothers, Roy and Joe. will be to- 000 I ^"-'"i **"J ulm uul, \VIII ue tu- •* I gcthei- tonight in the tag match fea- 1 ture of the American Legion's wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Opposing the Welchs will be Ojt{ Roberts and Jack Moody, two^Jf their most hated ring enemies. In prelinriiary bouts, Roy Welch will meet Moody with Joe meeting 1 1 Roberts. 0 41 10 14 An R ii 1 l 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Totals Ib •Sfehl SHllrh According to experiments, color- Botlpnhiiner chaiijiu? fish depend on ihcir fit-lit > Bollk c to change their colors. When the! Henson rf " ' upper portion of 'lie fish eye xvat " '.er 3b sn.Ktrd, (Hey assumed a darker I McHaffev '>b shade, while they tinned lij-hicr' Jones cf' when the lower pan of the eye was Whiiilr ,,' darkened. I...„,,. ' '' • If Frisch Praises Cubs; Denies Pressure Prompted His Action hours at home today Ihe Cubs ' , ' ' Ix '> >1 '"-'« i I former Mar s, the N c «- v , sic a fust divWon club d'^-pitc their ' ,, , • ----present seventh-place standing and i "aseman of wished he had had "more "of a i tiia » ts and St. Louis Cnuliuals • c hancc." |Phil Cavarelta. veteran first' i> i 1 ' 10 famcjus Fordham flash. vUmiman and outfielder, coinmcnti- day »is not"""'*" al ' 0n h "' Si " ur ' | "fi'isch is a great manner pressure, promised he would !«•'back i*''"" 1 " 6 lcnn)s ' bul ll >e Cubs |, in batcball before long Fur llir p;e- I"' 1 oec " winning." Buy Stag by the case — and save I "t resigned because I knew I «as ! not going to be back next year " Frisch said. "1 tho» s ht it' would b» ' best [or all concerned if I uc ,-^ i to leave now Instead of waiting mi- ' CLOSED We're taking a vacation! Wei) be closed from July 2U to August (i. Barker Body Shop 425 E. Kentucky Phone 2500 BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLI N Monday, July 23 8:00 p m TAG MATCH Roy Welch & Joe Welch *~ ^ ^^B^^ Adults 50c—Children T5c Red Roberts & J ac k Moody For Reserved Seals, Call 3389 Also 2 1-Fall 90 Minure Matches Roy vi. Moody Jo* vs. RoberM 39 8 10 Osceola Team In Legion Finals Qsceoln's junior I,egtou hasebal! team met Rector today In the finals of the District One tournament at Piggott. The Osceola team advanced into the finals by winning both ends of a doubleheader yesterday. It defeated Pocahdntas 2-1 tn the first game and Pisgott 8-4 In the Second. The Osceola team must beat Rector twice today In order to get Into the state tournament. Mr. James R. Scott Tailoring Stylist of the Storrs-Schaefer Co. Will Be in Our Store Wed. July 24-25 Get the Expert Advice of Mr. Scott in selecting your new Fall Suit from the hundreds of fine Storrs-Schaefer fabrics, custom-tailored, the way you want it! R.D. HUGHES CO.

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