The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 11, 1952 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 11, 1952
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, MAUCH n, 1952 Rookie Jim Fridley Shines As Cleveland Keeps Winning BIYTHEVTU.K (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Sports Roundup CIAVI.E TAI.BOT LOS ANGELES M>) — ResDess illie Vecck lias blown Into town I ' a quick look nt his refurbished Louis Browns and he Is botli voluble and effusive nbout everything he sefs, as perhaps uas to have been expected. Bill was never a man to knock Ills own The young genius with the nluns- »'B neckline already Iws been granted a couple of brief interviews by ills manager, Rogers | Hornsby, and has applied lor another. The Rnjah is the busiest | man on (Jje West Coast as lit 1 whins' his retnarkablp collection of rook- I i'.'s and ambulant veterans into „ : . fighting ball dub. but he obviously- Intends to meet Vcer-lt hallway. ! "Don't worry about Ralah ' and j me setting along." Bill laughed I "I'll have a ln( of fun svith him ! but I know how far to go. I didnti hire him because l wauled a com- j panion. If that WHS what I wanted you'd see Grimowski (Cbarliel Orimm sitting here right now. At the time of which Bill spoke Hornsby bad been tucked In bed lor four or five hours, full ot slenk and dreams of cut-off plays. K<> had taken his leave with the ? nif/( oomment. that he had a lob lo do I ^ "Greatest" I,, Baseball I "I hired Pajah because I think! he Is the greatest baseball manager In the world." Veeck continued "He was my Idol when I was a kid peddling pcnnuts during the games. Between m, we're going to give somebody trouble. Ask Rajah if Up to now I haven't given him every plsyer he asked for every one. There'll probably come a time when he wants a man I can't get for him, but he knows I'll try. "Rajah h»s only one thing In mind—to win a. pennant. Neither of us has ever been Interesled In second place and we never will be Nobody ever remembers who finished second. "We won't win It this year, of I course. Cleveland probably will— another set of my boys, incidentally. But re'll set a • few records and we'll show you a yoimjf hustling ball club thnt Intends to go place.. I think we'll have Ihe most rookies In our lineup that ever started a big leaeue season. There'll probably be only one player in there on opening day who was ^nere B year ago. Bobbv Young st Jk^cond base." - Xfw Quarlern Though Vceck did not say so the metamorphosis of the Brownies extends beyond the playlna field. As though conscious of their newfound class, they have moved! «cros,< the tracks from their former I lively quarters among Ihe llehts of Hollywood lo a more sedate com-! numltr of homes and formal gar-' dens and Xing-size swimming pools When you pull up to the entrance of their present abotie the chances ure clow to even that you'll have to stand aside In a i| Bhl rain while a formal Bedding pnr t v , makes j,,. exit. This was not true ol former Brownie hotels, though this Is not meant as a rap at the latter Hornsby. himself, dwells In a bungalow'out behind the big house but there is no clanger of his grow-' Ills; soft. The great batfer of another era recalls all too vividly that only a few years back he was managing a club In the outlaw Mexican League. i Reds Whip Athletics 10-4 While Cards Bump Braves By RALPH KODliN Associated Tress Sports Writer Jim Fridley was just aiiotlier name on llio Cleveland ros ter when spring training began but today the husky 20-veai-- old rookie outfielder is a prime candidate for trie reiaihr ..;.,.1,1 fj(,| ( ] bpi'lli. ' of the » at m> from Dallas Tex.T.-: I.eujjuc, is, blasting a merry .583 i-llp nnd aim of iiis blows have been f> bas.-s. The fre.-htnan. \vho resides *-»|Tech in Action Tli' 1 Ire.-Mtnan. who resides in ' Duytun. O., lias buugr-d seven hits, |T • I i • k I I I 1% including lw.> triples and a double lAnirtHT 111 N A III in 12 limes a: b:it ngnim) the New lUMlUlH l|| HA ID York Oiaiils the paM, three days. •* **-*mmr . York Oiatils the paiit three days. Fridlcy stniuU (lie brsl chance ainon* the newconiej.s ol sticking 1/,-causc ho is a iiuhtli:mdcd hitler. The only islher ni'thntlnx swingers unions the outfield rnndidiites are riflc-amicd Bob Kcinmly, roukie Bud llutson and Dtno Restelli, Dale Mitchell and I.nry Doby ap- i;ear m'lab) of landing iu r o of the outfield jobs, other contestants are Paul Lchner. Barney McCosky and Harry Simmons, all left-handed hitters and switch-hitter Pete Reiser. Another prospect. Dick Wakefield, was released by the Tribe yesterday. Two Triples Fridley belled two triples as the Indians turned back the Giants 4-0 at Tucson, Ariz.. yesterday. It was the Tribe's third straight victory over the National League champions. The Giants' "B" team trounced the Chicago Ariz. Cubs 15-3 at Mesa . Heavy hitting also featured the Philadelphia Athletics' 10-4 victory over a Boston Brave rookie squad at Bradcnlon, Pla. Carl Scheib. who won only one game last year was the winning pitcher. The Cincinnati Hed.s also eiijoved a big Inning in their 10-4 verdict over the Philadelphia Phils at Clearwater. Fla. The Reds shoved six runs home In the eighth to wrap it up. Joe Atcock climaxed the rally with a three-run double ofr Jim Konstnuty. Ted Klujawskl launched the Reds' attack with a three- inn homer in lhe sixth. Yanks To|i Knsox Manager Casey Stengel's fine collection of rookies led the New York Yankees to a 7-4 triumph over the Boston Red Sox at S(. Petersburg Pla. The Yanks amassed n hits' including a home run bv newcomer Jim Brideweser. The Washington Senators turned back the Detroit Tigers 4-1 at Lakeland. Fla., and the Si. -Louis Cardinals defeated the Boston Braves 8-5 at Bradenton, Pla., In other games. Scheduled games between Pittsburgh and Hollywood of the Coast League at Anaheim. Calif., and the St. Louis Browns and Los Angeles of ihe Coast League at Bui-bank Calif., were rain. cancelled because of A color synthesizer, which can produce or repeat any color desired with great accuracy, has been developed. With this machine a scientist can mix together any combination of wavelengths he wishes to ereate a color. Palladium, one of the most precious platinum metals, is one of the newest of the rare metals used in Jewelry today, mostly for making settings for precious stones NCCA Formulates New ^Controlled TV Program will prevent a small group of colle networks in football ihj., tail: The NCAA's TV committee met College Basketball fly The Associated 1'rrss National Invitation Meet Quart rr-Plnnls I.a Salic 51. St. John's <Bkn> 45 SI. Bcnnvcnttire 70, Western Kentucky 69 • First ftotinrl Holy Cr::« 77. Seattle 72 First Ttonnrl Montana State 82, American In- ternationa! 66 Murray 'Kyi State 72, Centenary (Lai -15 Hamline 91. Tampn 65 .Tamps Millikin 101, Elon 69 Whitworlh 71. Wisconsin siale 60 Indiana State "i9, Falrlrikh-Dick- Inson 72 _^ Springfield tMo) Stale 81, char- !»jn Tclirs G6 ^Portland 84, Findisn- 82 ges from monopolizing Ihe television , for the first time yesterday and ] recommended spreading Ihe 'games on the widest basis possible. It also proposed two principles to aid in carry-ins out the program: 1. The widest possible participation by collegcs In the 19S2 program so that no one colleee or a i.'ii.ill group of colleges will dominate football television during 195'j. 2. The much greater participation of smaller collegcs In the jiro- The committee stressed the dun- nors to the game o[ football if a feiv of the top teams are nble to monopolize the video networks. "The resulting financial rewards would create far greater temptations than any yet known to the iMme and would place irresistible premiums on developing winning j teams." Ihe committee said in a .siatement. Wonder Boys Play Southwest Texas in First Round Finale KANSAS CITY (AP.-The nn- tealen Southwest Texas Snte Bobcats jiimn into yie b.iltle for a National Intercollegiate NAIB Basketball Tournament championship in Ihe winclni) game of first round play tonight. Southwest Texas will meet Arkansas Tech (15-ni'ol Rus<ellv!lle in the last of !S first-round games The Texnns have a record of 26 victories and no defeal.s Two other (op seeded tenm.s Ens- tern Illinois ot Charleston and t^awrence Tech ol Detroit, also make tlieir debuts. Eastern Illinois, seeded No. 2. will meet Huron S. D. College. Lawrence Tech follows against Waslibutn ot Toneka, Kan., an hour and a hal( later. Play followed script in the first eight games yesterday except in one instance. The nation's leading scorer among small colleees. Harold Wolfe of Findlay O. College. mr=s- ed 8 of 9 free throws as his team eliminated bv Portland Ore 84-82, Mainline Wins Wolfe, who carried a 31.7 season average Into the tournament, scored 19 points. He misred a free throw that might have nipped a successful Portland rally in the last minute of play. First-seeded Hamline or Si. Paul uniled Tampa University 31-65 to maintain its rating as a good bet to win the title for the fourth time. Hamline is the defending champion. Indiana State ol Terre Haute defeated Pairleigh - Dickinson of Rutherford, N. .J.. 79-72. and Springfield, Mo., state stopped Chadron Nebr. Teachers 87-62 in other night games. Today's Pairings: Memphis state vs Baltimore- West Texas state vs West Liberty W. Va.; Pepperdine vs Morningside. La.; Mississippi Southern vs ' N'cw Mexico A. & M. ; Utah State vs Clarion, p a . College; Eastern Illinois vs Huron. S. D. : Lawrence Tech v.s Washburn. Kan.; Arkan- ia.5 Tech vs Southwest Texas Sf,ile PAGE SRTWf n M.Uhel, a,e left. And b'se 1 ,!!; i n?!rtho'\ a ,'t' 0 <,f al< Tt llC chilmplon hiied as a 5 !'eciai Dod St. Bonaventure, LaSaile, Holy Cross Advance in National Invitational Play Gore and Jenkins Win AAU Crowns Young Missco Fighters To Go to National Meet l.i'm.K ROCK (AI')-J. W. Gore of Hurtlette and Sonny Jenkins ol Shawn.e High School, both fighting for c™^^^^ Jayhawks Win Big Seven Title «»'« '«»« make fcj , JJ E;"«fwK»^ r ^M. 1 i-Ufns|fei\ -'. • wir .' * HEFTY HEAVE — Arizona Stale College's Richard Heber of Baenos Ain-s. 1951 F'an- Americ;in Games javelin champion, takes aim at the national collegiate record of 237 feet 10 inches. The five-foot-mne. 155- pound freshman already has tossed the sp:ar 225 feet. (NEAJ St. Bonaventure. almost blowing * a huge lend, barely outlasted West- | eni Ktnti.-cky. 70-w. i.-iSaiie pro- j From the Training Camos vulcd the lournament's first real upset, whipping third-seeded St. John's of Brooklyn. 51-45. Holy ci-ois, tabbr-d by Coach Bus Sheary as "the best friends of New England undertakers" because it hZK won so many close games in the last minutes, came through with a flashy final Quarter to rout Seattle Unll'orsltv, 77-72. The fans, (jiving noisy expression to their enthusiasm, apparently loved it all. And if they were disappointed in the showing of some of the publicized stars, they found a couple of record breakers to admire. Record Broken Twice LaSalle's Norm Grekin broke the totu-nament record for foul shooting when he netted IS free throws in the second game. Seattle's little Johnny O'Brien, who scored more than l.rjflfl points during the regular season, wiped out that mark in the next game with 15, although he was held to three field goals. Between them they erased the NIT record of 12 free throws, made by Jack Kerris of Loyola. Chicago in 1!)49 "and O'Brien enualed the Garden record of 15. made in 1.47 by Mac Oiten of Bowling Green. Hickey, the serious little St. Louis coach who has an Intense dislike for "control" basketball, watched St. Bonaveuttire make a botch of an effort lo slow down the action asainst Western Kentucky and remarked: "I don't think any team can be good without a fast break. St. Bonaventure essentially Is not a fast breaking team and it didn't have the weapon when It was pressed. The game demonstrated the value of pressing defense." Then St. John's came on for the middle section of the triple-header, tried to play a slow "possession" game and it in the closing minutes when the scrappy young LaSalle players refused to have any part of (his style of play. Tonlnht its Duqnesne against Holy Cross and St. Louis against Dayton in the remaining quarterfinal Bame.5. Duqnesne and St. Mize Up to Old Tricks-Clutch Double Gives Yanks 7-4 Win -ly Hie AsMulnlrd Press SARASOTA, Pla. MV-Vctcran first baseman johtmv Mize of the New York Yankees Is up to his old tricks- hittinK In the clutch. .mariiy',«"a phlch-lmte'r 6 .wfvear" VersT'lo* thel."""" 8 """'"' *"">' socked a two-run double yesterday l club " n!>°w ' training at^'menon a.s the Yanks downed the Boston Calif J^ierton. Red Sox. 7-4. at St. Petersburg ' Welch, Riley Victorious in Tag Feature Roy Welch and Tex Riley made their reunion ns a lag team n successful one last night as they defeated Eddie Malone and Jim Bendix In the feature bout of the American Legion's wrestling matches a' Memorial Auditorium And they did it In straight falls too. lime In taking command of the melee. They copped the first fall in just 10 minutes and from there on they were In full corrmmnd Welch got things going in the first fall by bcnliug Mnlojic In 15 minutes with a reverse crab hold. Then Riley entered the ring and It took him only four minutes to dls- - Cure won the 12S pound open division by winning a decision from Kenneth Urooks of Fayettevllle and Jenkins won the 132 pound open class title by wblpjmjg Joe Pern* of Hot Springs. Ten of the IS champions crowned last niBhl were in the open division and they will represent Arkansas m lhe national AAU tournament at Boston, April 7-9. nlf-lit'j results: 110 pound novice-J.ickle Kecves North Little Hock. dec. Marvin Norman, North JJttle iiock ivrtNSA* CITY MV-All-Allierica 1 !1 - "HC-.i — Jack Post.livnitc Hot Clyde Lovdidto and his Umveisilv I s i>'''»Bs. dec. Billy Quick Little <>f Kansas J:iyhiuvks will reprint 1 Rocl1 (lie lllg Seven Conference in the! Il9 "'H'ice—Bill Miller Ft Smith western Uczional NCAA playoffs j dec - Harry Moore Conwav at Kansas City March 2\-'<2 ' \ Hi) open _ Subby Valenti Ft l.ovellette, 240-|ionm! .>- e nior ten- s '" il! '- 'I'KO'd Bobby Afahan Vay Kansas Gets Berth In NCAA Tourney; Lovellette Leads Way KANSAS CITY MV-All-Ame, ica tcr from Tone Haute. Ind clinched Hie Big Seven title for Kansi c<, u.e t>n< hevcii title for Kansas '« "ovi«-—Uimic Miller Ft ." "J*™ 1 "" [>lnt U"-''>"":iiH-e thnt s »"">. TKO'd Don Brown ' Pint lielpecl Phoif Allen's Jayluuvks to a ! nilllr - 2: 21 of tliird 72-55 victory over Colorado nt " 5 o]icii—J. W. Gore Wilson. Boulder last nliiht dec K M ,., n n, T..,.,,.. S'.'.. l :?. on ' Boulder night. Kansas Slate, which finished second In conference play, knocked itlf Oklahoma's Sooner.; 79-58 at .Manhattan but Us hopes of sharing the title with Kansas failed when the .layh.iwks dumued Colorado. New Kecorit Sei jlri'rt i ».,.-, t Loveltctte's 41-poIut salve did lust night: Set a new one game total 1 — 2:13 o! second, novice—Ixmnic Miller. -. . , son dec. Kenneth Brooks, Fayettevllle 132 novice-James Ed Smith Conway. dec. Billy Carter. Conway! 132 open—Sonny Jenkins, Wilson, dec. Joe Perry, Hot Springs 139 novice - Tommy Younts, North Little Ffock, TKO'd Weldon Gilliani. Conway, 1:36 of second «!) open—Scrappy Moore, Llttl« Hock, TKO'd John Nash, Llttla Rock, 1:50 of second. Durocher t'pset PHOENIX. Ariz. U'i — New York: Giant Manager Leo Ouroclicr Is upset over the performance of his National League champions. His regular pitchers arc being hit hard and mlsplays have cost the Giants at least one game In their duels with, the Cleveland Indians. Yesterday, a second string of Indians beat the Giants. 4-0. while a "B" Giant .squad thumped the Chicago Cubs, 15-3, -.- .. ni:» _,ic game total UOCK, i:su of second lecor, for Big seven play, breaking 147 novice-Gene Moorf r 1(11. the old mni-k nf ™ i,n *v 1 .....,'n....i. .»,,. . v ' . _.. ltx>re - L,1UJ« —-o •jK.t.L H 1 ".*, I'lVliKIIlg the old mark of 3D he shared with Dick Knoslman of Kansas State 2 — Oave him a 339 tolal for 12 Rock. TKO'd Ed Hiley. r» yeu _. vllle, 1:07 of second. ™y^<" 147 open - Tommy Montgomery, Plnn Uln.r «..«.. n-._:i ,.. . •" " "" .11 n-ivyii. l j liif, s H league average of 2B.3 nnd 21. :i (or That's n by default. the season. . 3 — Brought his three-year ca' - reer mark to 1.741 points. Ixivcllettc. the nation's leading scorer nmong bij; colicKe stars tried 2!) shots Colorado and hit 18 for 62 per cent. Oklahoma and Colorado finished the season In a tie for fourth and fifth places with 4-fl records. The only Oklahoma player to end I the scn.son 1,, (he top '10 league | scorers was Sherman Norton who I averaged 15.1 points lor 24 game* Rookies Get VVurkout LAKELAND. Pla. (V, — The be- ; troit Tiger pitching staff Is so slim j the .-quad's rookie hurlers are get- i ting extra-frequent mound duty. | "After you get beyond our-first) .six or seven pitchers, we don't know just what we've got," said! Manager Red Rolfe. .; A makeshift lineup that included only Vlr Werlz and Hoot Evers of year's regulars lost ye.sfcrday to the Washington Senators, 4-1. Hravrs vs. Cants BRADENTON. Pin. t.4>, _ The Boston Brave. 1 ; will seek revenge today aaainst Manager Eddie Stan-'' ky.s st Louis Cardinals for yesterday's 8-5 setback when they tangle at St. Petersburg. Vcrga Dropped MESA. Ariz, (if, — The Chicago Cubs have made their first cut of Louis, seeded first and second, drew byes while Dayton trounced New York University, 81-66. last Saturday. Columbia 67, Cornell « Kansas State 79. Oklahoma 58 Kansas 72. Colorado 55 UCLA 6(1, Washington SO Tractor Tires! FOR SALE Cjinrrrle culverts, 12 Inch to « inch, plain or rccnforccd. AUo Concrete Building Blocks rheap- rr than lumber for barns, chicken liousci, pump houses, tenant honjK, lool ihrdi. We <fflii-er Call us for fre« estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. fhone id U. S. 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