The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 26, 1951 · Page 9
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 26, 1951
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THURSDAY JULY 2«, 1951 BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 9*. A PAGE N1N1 BHS Is First High School to Send Three Players to All-Star Game - v Chalk up another "first" for Blylheville. Not In cotton or soy•beans or any other agricultural accomplishment. Its in football, our city's second claim to lame. ..Mose Sims, who directs the wis\vam Wise- men of America's annual gridiron talent classic, the Ail-American high school football game, came to Blythevllle yesterday to officially besUiw upon the high school of our fair city the distinct, honor of being the only high school in the nation to send players to each of the first three Yankees Continue Mastery Over Indians with 2-1 Win By JACK HAND lrd Tress Snorts Writer) If Cleveland wins the American J.rajrtie pennant, Ihpy'll nrvor believe it New York Roston . Cleveland Chicago . Detroit . . i ankee (Washington AMERICAN I.EACIIK W L Pet. . 55 34 ,fi!8 .. 55 36 .504 Stadium. The tribal wnrwhoop is only an empty echo in tlio Yanks' concrete wigwam on the! Philadelphia Harlem where Cleveland has lost 13 straight bull games since July !•!, 1!)50. Rti Lauls • It was the same slory last sum- 6-2 winners over Chlc.ino, now nine All-Amerlcan games — ''That's quite an honor." Mose eaid In verifying our suspicions. "Each year we have had representatives from practically every state in the nation but Blythevllle High school K the only high schcol ever to send thiee boys." Denny Gentry, the Chicks' all- state end of 1918, was the. first Blythevlllc boy in be-chosen to play In (he game. He got In some lime In the first game which was played a< Corpus Christ!, Tel., In 1949. J. A. Lloyd made BUS a rwo-lirner last year and when Robert Reid. Ihe Chicks' all-slate fullback of 1950. Irols on lo Ibe •od of Memphis' Crump Stadium come Aug. 10, he will be No, Reid will be a member of lhe West team when the 46 hand-picked high rchool dandies strut their stuff under the Crump Stadium lights. And, according lo Mose. he . will be groomed to play a lol of ^fullback when Memphis state's STCoach Ralph Hatley tries his single wing against the "T" Icrces of the East team, which will be coached by Alabama's Red Drew. So, with that assurance the Chicks can add another page in their football history book alongside the one written In 1948 when Monk Mosley completed the major bowl chain for his family by playing In the Sugar Bowl fyamfi. Mose, one of the mr*t colorful figures In southwest football, Ij the father at the All-American high •chool game and he Is even prouder of hU brainchild than one might •uspect. The? Pick. th« Bent "It's no* just 'mother ill-irUr famt," h« assured us. "We get the cream of lhe crop. We have 543 newspapers and 163 radio station* ki all sections of the country* as our official 'scouts.' They pick the best boya In their locality and our screening committee does the rest. It goea through all the selections, icoute as many of the boys as possible and picks out the 44 best ones to play in the gam*. "At lot of people think <h»t Mita fame IH just «n individual promo- fa tlon. That lhe mtmej foe* In our pocket*. But It doesn't. It gam bark to football In a charitable way. The Wigwam Wl^men of America is a benevolenl organization. It's purpose is U> help some l^ny or lhe family of Rome boy whose football careers were ended by injury. Not one cent of the net jjate receipts IB spent other- ills*. II all «oes for charity. "I can name you case after hat we have helped but I don't hink thil is necessary." Mose, hln.self, is a football man of the old school. A native of Oklahoma, he has tried his. hand in a lumber 05 fields but as he put it •I've alw.'ys loved football and guess I'll stay in football. . ." He ?ilrae losing streak and whipped played college football in Texas but j Boston at Fenway Park. <i-2. ihe K more noted (or his adventures as | Yankees opened up a full same Yankee Stadium to lose innings but lost the regularly sche- ] dciwning Chicaco, G-2. It was lhe rner. After that shocking series in Boston where the Indians blew 7-0 land 12-1 leads, Cleveland staggered I into the -- - -four in a row. They came to town i two games out of first place and finished up 5'4 behind in fourth place. That wns the fata! blow. Failure to whip the Yanks in New York has been almost as cosilv full gamrs In front of New Ycuk which won a June 17 game" from Pittsburgh. T-6 in 1(1 and a 7-4 decision over Detroit. Kne Wins Illli Pieacher Roo, edging toward his first 2fl-gatne year, won his Hih b; .593 .574 .460 .451 ,387 .311 NATIONAL I.K/K;IJE this .season. They've dropped eight straight in '51 with only three to play. Big John Mb* wns the villain in the Indians' current disaslcr. His eighlh-inning homer won the opener Tuesday, 3-2, and his ninth-inning double punches home both runs of yesterday's 2-1 verdict over tough luck Mike Garcia. Because Chicago snapped iis five- coach and traveling secretary of college teams. It was Mose who got football started at tiny St. Mary's College n San Antonio. He picked up the school in the depression years, hired Frank Bridges as coach and lent its teams to all sections of the country to play gatnes. "It was a costly adventure." he related. "In the years I was there I sank something like »300.000 in the school. Yep. pretly costly experience." Mime uent Into semi-retirement several years ago In hl« native Oklalinma City. He got Interested in the Wigwam Wise- men's program and It was In 1948 (hat he dreamed up the Idea of the high Rchool All-American jtame. The rent of hfff atorr Is fr>!d in the itatlatlci—6,000 paid nd- mlmliHU In the first fame at Corpus ChrlsH and 11.900 at lhe Mtcnnd fam« In Memphis la-st Itta. Brooklyn wait/, with the Dodgers, I son and three successors for 14 hits Correction, Plea** We blushingly extend our humble apologies to Ted L-yoru. the Chicago White, the Detroit Tiger* and our good friend J. P. Frisnd. . . Afler reading our column of last week. Friend called to straighten us out on who Ted pitched for. It seems Lyons toiled for the White Sox and not the Tigers. . . Actually, we knew better but for some unexplainable reason v» Incorrectly mentioned him aa in ex-Tiger. He's now Tiger ooarti, maybe that's whj. At any race we were in error and consider ourself corrected. . . Final Session Tonight In Baseball Clinic at Y Th« firth and ttnul chut at the Oourisr Jfewi' rwsebeM c«nl« for teen-aged boyi will b« oonduotwi at th» Y tonight at 7:30. - * Th« final cl-uw WP-I scheduled » laxt week but was postponed. Top Y All-Stars Marked Tree Garner Hurk Well in Annexing 8-3 Win A team of Blythevllln T all-stars downed th« Marked Tree American Legion Junior ntne 8-S in a game at Little Park yesterday afternoon. Sonny Oarner gave the visiting I^gtonnalren only three hits as he hurled the hand-picked team of boys 16 years of age and under to the wfn. Two of the three hits were garnered by Cooper. Marked Tree centerfielder. The other wns a home run bj Divli, the third base- Y all-stars touched three. man. The Marked Tree hurlers for a total of 12 hits and Oarner himself got- two bits and Peered three nin.s. Taylor started on the mound for the visitors but wa.s relieved in lhe second by stark who worked only one inning Rocole took ot'er in the third an:! finished. Taylor was char.eed with the toss. Lanijlpy, Oarner. Bynum and Halsiead Pach got two nils 'to lead Blylheville's hitting attack. ead on the Red Sox. Cleveland Is mother came back and the White >ox are 3-1J2 off the pace. Dodgers Nine Ahead In sharp contrast to this wild itniggle ,the National remains riulcd contest. Garcia pitched acainst Ihc Yanks, a fine holding game 1-fl learLover Eddie Lopat point? to the ninth, Then that man Mi?.e did his stuff. Ken Holcombe. easy working Chicago righthander, tnmecl the Red Sox rieht in Fenway Pnrk with a five hitter lo pull the While Sox out of thrir tnilspin. Don Lcnhardt. the ex-Brownip, smnshccj r. three-run homer off Mel Paruell in the sixth lo nullify n 1-0 Boston lead. Parnell gave up another run in the seventh and Cht- caso got to Walt Mastcrson and Harry Taylor for one each In the last two innings to nail it down. Ned Garvcr won No, 13 for the last-place St. Louis Browns who have taken only 28 all season. The lalented righthander held Philadelphia to seven hits for a 5-4 edge In a night game at Shibe Park. Washington hopped on Freddie Hutchin- W L Tel. Brooklyn ,W .12 .044 New York SI 43 .543 St. Louis 45 IS .511 j 12th complete game for (he Dodg- Philadelphia , .. 45 4R .495 rs' ace lefty. j Cincinnati 43 45 .4«n The Giants lost ci-oiind In spill-';Boston n 45 Am Chtoaco 3r> -n ,434 Pittsburgh 3fi 55 ,30G HUE two decisions. They went 10 innings lo finish out lhe "suspended game" with Lairy Jnn.sen's 13th victory. It was tied 6-6 in June when the same was called because of lhe Pennsylvania Sunday curfew. Rookie Al Corwln, Just up from Ottawa, blew a 4-0 lead in lhe reRti- larly scheduled game. Joe Garagto- la's homer with two on In the seventh featured a four-run rally Hint tied the score. The Pirates won in ihc eichth when GenrRe Strickland's long fly with Ihe bases loaded scored Pelt Reiser. Robin Roberts racked up his second straight shutout for the Phillies, holding St. Louis to four singles for a 2-0 victory. Del Wilber's homer off Cliff Chambers broke a scoreless tie In the seventh. Cincinnati and Boston were not scheduled. 1 2 3'i 14 IS 21 27'j a 12 i:i>14 H'-j 18'v 22', SOUTHKKN ASSOCIATION \V 1, Pet. G.B. Little Rock . Birmingham fcmphis , . Mobile . ... Atlanta . .. [ushivlie , . New Orleans hiutnnooga Double Cross by Fixers Uncovered In Mushrooming Cage Investigation NEW YORK, July 2«. (fiv-Two fixers In the latest college basketball scandal were In protective custody today and a five-state police dragnet was out (or one of their accomplices, t, principal In « fnntnEtic double-cross among gamblers. , District Attorney Frank Hogan, who yesterday revealed that a sixth school—Toledo university—was Involved In th« sordid, mushrooming scandal, told trie story of the double-cross among the fixen. films, one on umpiring and tin other on the 19SO World Series wiU be ihown at tonight's class. The umpiring film i* .ntitled "The Umpir* In Baseball." It dials with th» importance of good umpiring and umpire and player relationship. It was made by the American and National Leagues of Professional Baseball clubs and features tome of the top umpire* of the major league*. The second film U the highlights of the four games played In the World Scries last year. The teams involved are the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies. The clinic if sponsored primarily for players In the Y's summer ball program but It Is open to the public. It Involved Nick Englisw, whoi iod» in the same compartment with an All-America basketball player; his brother Tony, New York contact man; Jack (Zip) West, a former Dutch Schulti associate, and Eli Kaye, the master fixer. ^ The two Engltsis nrotriers are in protective custody. West, who left Hew Hork Tuesday when the Englisis boys were picked up, is the object of the police search. Kaye is free on $50.000 bail on a charge of fixing City College of New York games 'last season. Her* la the story of the double- cross a« related, by Hogan: Kaye assigned ?:ick Englisis, a former University of Kentucky football player, to the Bradley University team. Englisis not only paid frequent visit* to the Peoria,. 111., campus, but at one time rode In the same compartment on a railroad train with All-America player Gene Melchlorre, who along with four of his teammates, has admitted participating In game-fixing during the 1949-50 season. Unknown in Kays Before 'each Bradley game, Nick would telephone his brother in New York, who would relay the details :>f the Ilx to West. West paid S1.0CO for the Information. The WesUEilB- lisis arrangement was unknown to Kaye. Bradley was ^favored, by six or seven poiivts against St. Joseph's In Philadelphia, and the deal was that Melchtorre and his team would win c>y a narrower margin. Persons who bet on St Joseph thus would win their wagers. ^ West was let in on the deal, but when Kayt found considerable money was being bet on St. Joseph's, he decided that the word must have leaked out and that there was a double-crass on. Accordingly, Kaye told Nick they would switch Iheir bets and "teach the other guys H lesson." Kaye then iclayed his new Instructions to the Bradley rjlayers — that they were supposed to win by more lhan the point spread. Nick called his brother In New York, who told West of the switch. But West said he couldn't change his bets. Wast and two of his men took Tony to the West apartment In Brooklyn, and, holding him prisoner. Instructed him to call Con- vention Hall In Philadelphia where the game was being played, and talk to his brother. New Players Identified Tony did. telling Nick his life was being threatened. Nick then brazenly dashed to the Convention Hall floor, caught Melchlorre's eye and turned his thumbs down, Indicating that the plans again were changed —the team was to win under the point spread. Thinking the orders were coming from Kaye. Mclchror- re nodded Bradley City Softball Standings COMMEBCML LEAGUE W L E Leather Pullers . Dirty Sox Money Changers Juveniles Roushnecks . Painters , 14 12 11 R 4 1 Plowboys Beat Lifers in BWL Two Teams are Tied For Second Place The Plowhoys of si implement Company moved into a second place tie with American United Life in Ihe Bay U'indon- Softball League standings yesterday afternoon by downing Lifers 12-S. The Plowboys iced the affair with a five nm sixth inninj? slier scor- hng iwo runs in each the first and . I fourth frames and one in the sec- jond. 737 s ™ n >' Sliles was Ihe winning pll- 'fi3> r in sp ' le ot lhc facl he yielded '579' '' basc hil ' v The Plowboys got lo ' (George Clark. Lifer hurler. for 15 base blows. BAY WINDOW LEAGUE W L Sullivan-Nelson 10 .1 A!n<rlcin United Life 7 6 61 Implement .76 .267 .091 Mno.^e Club Ark-Mo The Piowbnys and the Lifers now nave identical won-lost records, ct j7-fi, and both are three game,-, tw- . 6fl jhind the leai-ue leading Sullivan- .538 • A™ <[ .31)5 .333 hind the leagu N'elson Chevies. Stratemeyer Leaves Air Force Hospital TOKYO. July 26 '/P,-Alr Force Lt. Gen. George E. Stralemeyer. former Far East Air Forces commander, has been released from the U.S. Air Force HoipHal for further convaiescensn at his home. Stratemeyer was stricken with a heart attack May 20 white playing solf on a Tokyo course. He was re- pln«d .is FEAF Air Foice.s Commander by "Lt. Gen, O. P. \Veyland. Erwin Refuses Batesville Job BATKRVILLE. Ark., .July 26. |J>! —Arkansas College is in the market for an n'hiettc direclor. Ambrose (Bro) Erwin, selected :<>r the D.-.M by the school's F.XCCU- llv« Committee June i, said yesterday he had decided net to accept [ the job. In a Uienhone Interview, Erwin told ne«-5m<"n here he was rejecting the offer because he needed only A few more years to qualify for trr.cher re".rrment. Erwin is coach •t Beebe High School. STOP won. 64-60, under the lil SB ss 5-1 49 49 , 43 . 41 .01(5 .574 .330 .514 .«0 .471 .413 .3f18 Graver Checks A's 5-4 for 13th Victory; Phils Blank Cards B.V THE A.ssorj,vn;n FHESS Ned Garvfii- nf the St. l.nuis Hi-owns is just seven victories away from lioinp; the fourth pitcher to win 20 games in one Reason for an eiglil-pliu-o (cum. •* The young right-hander was extended somewhat last night AS h« picked up triumph No. 13, hut h* eventually returned to the old rou- linc and defeated the Philadelphia Athletics. S-4, at Shibe Park. In obtaining his 13-5 record to date, Gar- vcr pitched his tenth straight decision over the Athletics. The last lime the Ma eta defeated Carver u r a.s Jn August, 1949. Carver's mates came from behind j to lake a momentary 4-3 lead, but | quickly fell into a 4-4 tie. Then they I pushed across the winning ran In i ! he " lnth - wit h Carver', helplnj Chicks Trounce Mobile 15 to 0 Rookie Righthander Hurls Memphis to Win; Trqvs Split Yi;sn:K DAY'S RESULTS Nullun.i] League Brooklyn fi, Chicago 2 New York 7-4, Pittsburgh 6-5 first pamc- in Innings. Completion of June 17 .suspended gnmcl Philadelphia 2. 81. Louis 0 Only games .scheduled American League New York 2. Cleveland I Chicago 6, Boston 2 Washington 1. Detroit 4 St, Louis i. Philadelphia 4 Srmlhern Association New Orleans 4-0, Little Rock 2-8 second game 11 innings) Atlanta 8, Chattanooga 3 Birmingham 4, Nashville, 1 Memphis 15, Mobile o TODAY'S C.AMF.S National I*cague Brooklyn at Chicago Philadelphia at SI. Louts Boston at Cincinnati Only games scheduled American Leapl* Cleveland at New York Chicago at Boston Detroit at, Washington St. Louis at Philadelphia night SniiOtrrn Association Night Games . Memphis at Mobile ,/ Little Rock at New Atlanla at Chattanooga • ls Y ashvtl!9 at Birmingham Hy The Associated I'ress Tom Himt, .1 slender righthander whn wasn'l even in pro LttsebM] last year, threw the best game in the oouthrrn Associaiion lichl nlclit "M cooled off Hie sizzling Mobile Sam Xoldak, who had allowed onlv we run in his Inst i8-2i3 Innings on the mnund for the A's, was knocked out in the seventh] Th« Browns scored the winning inn off reliefer Carl Schelb. rillefte to Hurl He liml'.ed the Bruins l/i Ihrcei -t"- while his Memphis matos! stunned three Mobile hurlers with! n 15-3 trouncing. The one-sided j , K triumph partly avenged Iwo slraieht ', „ . lawrs suffered by lhe Chicks In the!,, V.. b J ) °rt«n:>n's Park last ...„,„ current series. | K omn Roberts pitched four-hit ball ' j Tonight Duane Pillettc (4-9) op- 1 1 poses Philadelphia's Morris Martin • night spread, and Kaye. still unmindful of what (vat going- on, lost heavily betting on Bradley to win by more than sis 01 seven points. Wc-5t won his bets, Three Toledo players were identified by Hogan as having accepted J1.750 from Kaye to ffx the point Frederick the Great cured hfs soldiers of wiping their noses on their sleeves by placing rows of buttons oh the sleeve—n custom prevailing to this day, but only lor decoration. spread in » game with Niagara last ><?ar. They are — William Walker, Robert McDonald and Carl Muii. No charges have been filed however as '.here Is no law in Ohio scalnst bribing; amateur players. .Mist behind Hurd in effcrlf a S ainst (h <> St. Louis Cardinals to . BlrminrhnmV Bobo Nc™.>m l filve lhe Philadelphia Phillies a S-o loquacious veteran six-hiUed was The Nashville's Vols as the Barnns won. to gain a.half game on the Ut- tle Flock Travelers. Little Rgck pace setters divided a pair with New Orleans, dropping the opsncr. 4-2, and copping the 11-iu- ine nighte/ip, 8-6. Atlanta regained fifth place from Nashville by lopping the cellar- dwelling Chattanooga Lookouts. R-3. Little Rock's talent for grabbinc overtime decisions earned the Pebs a split and kept them from bavin; their lead cut by one-third. A wnlk and two hits provided Ihe winning runs In the llth Inning of the second game. Ed March, who came on In the ninth, was the winner, Preston Elklns, who worked the last four and one-third Innings for New Orleans, took lhe loss. triumph. Only one Cardinal runner got as far as -second,, base. The game was a scoreless battle until (he seventh when catcher Del Wilbur, an ex-Cardinal, hammered a home n;n Into the left field stands. Granny Hamner drove In the second Phil run In the eighth with i double off the left Held wall. Both runs were scored aft Cli/f Chambers, who relieved starter Ma* Lanler In the third. Lanler complained of a pulled»fcack muscle In tonight's rubber-game either lorn Poholsky (4-B) or Gerry staler 112-8) will oppose Ken Johnson Bankers Nine Tops Dirty Sox Courier Team Beaten 6-3 at Maloney Park Farmer's Bank Money Changers got three-hit pikhing from Ted Fisher yesterday afternoon as they downed the Courier News Dirty Sox K-3 In Commercial Softball League action at Maloney Park. Fi. L :r yielded one hit and one run in the first Innlne and two hits and two runs In the third while he Egyptians to Study In Indian Province KARACHI, Pakistan (IP,— At th» request of the Egyptian Government, Pakistan has agreed Ic train o m e ^Egyptian - students in th« rangers and forest officer! course* "E Its Muree Forest College. A number of Afghan students are now receiving training in the*» studies at the college situated near Mlirce lit the Punjab province. Billy Baker. Courier hurler for WT- cnhase blows. Baker led both teams In battlnf as he got two of the Courier'* thre« liits and scored one of their thre* runs. Johnston led lhe Bankers at bai with two-hit* in three trlpi. This afternoon, lhe Juvenile* art and ht« team mates were netting to scheduled lo meet the Palnteri. GET THIS Ford Brake Special TODAY! Properly adjusted brakes add lhat extra margin of safely to essential to you and your family. Don't lota chancel i . . Take advantage of this Brake Adjuslmer' Special. 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