The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 25, 1951 · Page 11
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WTOHESIJAY, JULY W, Basketball Fix Investigators Hint Another School Involved B^TTHETTLLB, (AMC.y COTRIBK AMERICAN LEAGUE !»ew York . Boston . .. Cleveland . Chicago . ., Detroit . ... Washington Philadelphia St. Louts . W L Pet. G.B. ... M 34 .614 ...55 35 .611 ...51 36 ,600 .570 I ...53 ...40 46 .465 ..40 50 .444 15 ..36 58 .391 20 ...37 62 .303 27 'A NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn . . New York . St. Louis . Philadelphia Cincinnati Boston . Chicago . .. Pittsburgh . W L Pel. G.B. 57 32 .640 60 42 .543 BV, . 45 42 . 44 46 . 43 45 . 42 45 .517 .489 .489 .483 11 13 ". 36 46 .438 17V 35 54 .393 22 SOUTHERN Little Hock . .. Birmingham . . Memphis . ...! Mobile . Nashville Atlanta New Orleans . Chattanooga . ASSOCIATION W L Pet. G.B. .60 37 ,619 ..57 43 .570 4H f. 54 47 .535 8 ..54 50 .519 9 '.:, . 49 54 .416 14 ..48 53 .415 14 ,. 42 60 .412 20V. ..41 61 .402 2Ui YESTERDAY'S RESULTS National League RrooUyn 8, Chicago 3 (10 inn- igs) - New York *, Pittsburgh 3 (10 inn- Ings) St. Louis 9. Philadelphia J Boston 6. Cincinnati 1 American League New York 3. Cleveland a Boston 8. Chicago 3 Detroit 2, Washington 1 Only games scheduled Southern Association Little Rock 14. New Orlenas t. Nashville 3. Birmingham 2 Chattanooga 7, Atlanta 3 Mobil.! 6, Memphis 3 TODAY'S GAMES National League Btooldyn at Chicago Philadelphia at St. Louis night New York at Pittsburgh Only game* scheduled American Leagu* Cleveland at New York Chicago at Boston Detroit at Washington St. Louis a't Philadelphia night Southern Association Night Games Memphis at Mobile Little Hock at New Orleans (» Atlanta at Chattanooga ({Nashville at: BirHlhigham Among thf: earliest rules of Russia were the Diike.5 of Kiev, (about •50 A.D.). 2 More Bradley-Players Are Due to Be Questioned By JEREY M5KA PKOniA, 111., July 25. (AP)-TI« college basketball belting scanda that has smeared New York and this cage- proud town today was expected to spread to a near' eastern Even a* authorities sought to s.well the list of five Bradley Uni- vtrsily brioe-accepting' players in $6,500 paycfl It was reported that New York District Attorney Frank Hogan was prepared to drag a school between here and New York into the mushrooming cage scandal. Vincent A. G. O'Connor, assistant New York district attorney, disclosed thnt the vicious activities of gamblers had touched another unsuspected hinterland school. O'Connor, who has been assisting in in-earthing the surprising bribery at Bradley, one of the nation's top cage schools the past two years, dec.'ned to reveal the next school under suspicion. "Just let us say that our Investigation of the New York scandal Ifd one team of investigators to this public eye within a day or t«»." Meanwhile, five members of Bradley University basketball team were in technical .ciistcdy for accepting bribes from gamblers. Two More to Be Questioned They vierf all-American Gene Melchiorre 23; William Mann, 24; Aaron Preece, 24; Charles (Bud) Grover, 22; and Jim Kelley. 21, who still has another year of competition at Bradley, The other four are out of school. O'Connor said that two more Bradley players remain to be questioned, but It was believed neither was seriously implicated in the Bradley "fixers" which Involved Bradley's 61-59 win over Washington State College, and Bradley's 77-74 triumph over Oregon State last Dec. 7. The "fix" was on a point-spread basis. At New York, it was announced Nicholas ITIie Greek) Engllsis, and his brother. Anthony, both of Brooklyn were under arrest for conspiring to fix two Bradley games, One involved a Bradley vs. Bowling Green (Ohio) game at Madison Square Garden in New York in the 1048-19 season, and a Bradley vs. Si, Joseph g&me at Philadelphia in 1350. Neither game was under fire Mi the investigation here. "Just a Bombshell" . District Attorney Hogan. who announced in New York the arrest ol :he two Englisis brothers, also said an alarm was put out lor a third man. He wai identified by police as Jack Wast, alias "Zip," 39. Hogan's office said West was wanted on charges o! bribery in connection with the case. Coach f'crdy Anderson of Bradley was distraught after the disclosure his players were involved In the bribery. "It's Just a bombshell In our laps," said Andersrm. "Who's to blame, we -don't know. Maybe Its just the philosophy that seems to be prevailing in this country that a dollar is easy to get. "1 know in my time, a bribe offer would have got the guy offering it a punch in the nose. Maybe things are different now. r.still think there must have been tremendous mental torture allectinj; those kids. I don't think those lads are bad boys, and 1 want the full story before I criticize them' Peoria County State's Attorney Michael A, shore said the case would be turned over to grand jury investigation as soon as his piobing was complete. Walcott's Manager Talks 'Fight' with IBC Officials CAMDEN, N. J., July 2S. (^Heavyweight- champion Jersey Joe Walcott has a radio engagement in New York city today, but his manager is going along to "talk fight' 'with International Boxing Club official. Felix Bccchicchio, the manager, said "we're not going to be in * hurry" :to' decide- the -time;- place and opponent fvr . Walcott's first title defense — but that doesn't mean he won't talk about it. Bocchicchio said he and Jersey Joe will have a few words, social and business, with Jim Morris, IBC president. "It~t entirely up to Norris whether Jce fights Chsrle.^ or Joe Louis —who's beep asking for the fight," PAGE ELEVEN CardsOpen Long Home Stand With9-4VictoryOverPhillies •r T«» ASSOCIATED PKEgg I h «Ir'hiIin,, Pl ."i C * "i^- 0 "]" f far ** the St ' Uuis Cardinals are concerned. •^wlth.^ •<l Birds slasher) out against five ni""<- n-'*~i ...:. L _.,,.. .spoilsman 3 fark. flyln|{ from hi! « ra! P. Martorell lhe a ' r a(ter h * v angry bul1 ' 5 horns in Madrid's Plaza del Tn n . * angry u5 orns in Madrid's rnaladm rJt?,r »J, KP> • lh !. • ierl ° US wound and Ioss °' t>l°°d. '^ matador returned to action, dispatching all the animals aligned to him before seeking medical attention. (NBA) Trautman Calls Hearing On Walker's Suspension COLUMBUS, O., July 25. UP, - -The disputed 90-day suspension ot Manager Dixie Walker of the Southern Association Atlanta Crackers appears headed lor a showdown r.exl Saturday In Washington, D. c. George M. Trautman, minor leagues president, last night called an open hearing for Saturday. Walker was suspended July 6 on charges of permitting Atlanta players to abuse umpire Paul Roy In a June 29 game at. Mobile, Suspension of the former major league star was ordered by Charles Hurth. president ol the Southern Association. Walker and Earl Mann, president of the Crackers, appealed In Tntit- man on ground that Hurth may have Imposed the penalty undor the impression that baseball law gave him no alternative. Trautnmn wired the Southern Bocchicchio said. But the manager said emphatically he'd have something U> say abciut^ where Hie. next tight will be held, "and he ?dded he definitely is against any city in New York state. 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He soor*d three runs »nd drove In two more. Harry Brecheeti was the winning pitcher, while Rliss Meyer, first In the parad« of Phil pltchera, wu charged with the low. Meyer »tao entered *nto a fourth-liming controversy with Cardinal catcher Del Rice, but no blows were .struck although plnjers from both benches sprang out on the field. Lanler .Tonight Tonight the Cards probably will work behind Max Lanler (5-1), while the Phillies' probable slait«r is Robin Roberts (12-8). The St. Louis Browns wer« Idle again yesterday, but get back Into the swing of things tonight atshibe Park against the Philadelphia Athletics. Stepping with their best food forward, the Browns will start behind Ned Garvor, their ace at 12-5. Philadelphia will start Sam Zoldak (J- 4) on the mound, A Brownie newcomer will be in the lineup tonight a: rookie Ben Taylor takes his place at first base. Taylor was obtained by the Browns yesterday from Port Worth of the Texas League. Roughnecks Get 8-7 Win Ltath*r Pullers Beaten In Commercial Action Montgomery Ward's Roughnecks 'cored two ruus In the bottom hair of the filth Inning yesterday afternoon to slmrte the Dura-Chrome Leather Pullers 8-7 In > Commercial League game at Maloney Park. A long blast by Sampson, (hat would have gone for at least a dou- Moscow wa.s built by Jnrie, or George I, Duke ol Kiev UU9 A.D.) Ihelr own discretion In ordering the suspension. Hurth re-affirmed the suspension, saying the rule was clear [hat if there wns a .suspension, it hail to be (or a 90-playlng day minimum. The Atlanta club re-appealed to Trainman, who hns asked Walker, Hurth, Mann. Roy and Mobile Man- nger Paul Chervinko to attend the hearing. ble, with the bases loaded brought the tying and winning runs hom« tor thn Roughnecks. 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