The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1952 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 22, 1952
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Attention AL Early Wynn Is Looking Sharp as Ever fAKK.) COUSTEK NEWS RALFH ed Press ..ODEN Sports Writer t!-y*»r-old righthander was _ mi's mrM effective pitcher town th* slrf In 1951. H« won nl. ames and lost only during the final two months of _ ffeium. Wenk hitting prevented him from posting i better record. In 12 of hts 13 defeats the Indians wer« limited to three runs or less. Winner Yesterday -Wynn turned In another fine performance yesterday as the Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox. •-4, »t Los Angeles. : Wynn pitched the first five Innings and didn't permit a hit until the fourth. - The Indians enjoyed a 5-0 lead going Into the fourth when Wynn eased up a bit and Eddie Robinson tagged him for a three-run homer. Rookies Fred Hahn and Ralph Beard also came up with some excellent pllching as the St. Louis .Cardinals downed the Cincinnati Reds, 2-0. at St. Petersburg, Fin Hahn checked the Heds on four hits In six innings and Beard allowed only one over the final three. Cubs Squeak By • The Chicago Cubs won "a 3-2 Squeaker from the Pittsburgh Pirates at San Bernardino. Calif. Roy ^Smalley tripled home the winning Jpin In the ninth Inning. Ralph Klner accounted for both •Pittsburgh runs by clouting his first homer of the spring, a belt off Warren Hacker In the sixth. "The Cubs' "B" sqund trounced Los 'Angeles. 6-4, at Pulterton. Calif. Sam Jethroe, Boston's speedy outfielder, was slightly Injurrd as (he •Braves outlasted the Philadelphia Phillies. 13-11. at Clearwater. Fla. • Jelhroe suffered a sprained left wrist as he crashed Into the fence In. a bid to calch a drive by rookie Mel Clark of the Phils. Bosox Win . Th« Braves' American Leag*a rivals, the Red Sox. came from behind to beat the Philadelphia Athletics, 5-3, at West Palm Bench Fla. . . .The Detroit Tigers also came from behind to win. beating the New York Yankees. 3-1, at Lakeland yia. Ted Gray and Wayne Mc- teland limited the Yanks to six- hits. •" Washington jumped on John Podres. Brooklyn's highly regarded rookie lefthander, for six runs In -three innings and went on to-down *£ie Dodgers, 8-2 , in a night game Tit-Miami, Fla. Podres yielded eight hits and a walk but all the.Senator runs were unearned due to three Brooklyn errors. Tookie Gilbert's three-run homer .In the fifth inning gave the New York Giants a 5-2 triumph over the Oakland Pacific Coast League club. In another night tilt at San -_Francisco the St. Louis Browns whipped the Coast League Seals 1 to 5. ^ spn ' ng and with some T Hank Thompson is One Bright Spot of Giants , , -. — most important news In the Giants camp is the hitting and the all- around (ire being exhibited by Hank Thomas, the club's Negro third-baseman who flopped all over the place last season and •••~. The American glass-blowing In. dustry is centered in a dozen plants located In the eastern states. Only Five Nags To Run Today In Handicap HOT SPRINGS, Ark. W-Only. five horses have been named lor today's oaklawn Handicap, the Inst of the week end major stake events preceding the renewal March 29 of the S10.000 added Arkansas derby. Although the $3,000 Oaklawn Is open to three-year-olds, not a single stable chose to select a sophomore representative for the test which has frequently served In the past as a trial for the closing day feature. Heading the small but formidable field named for the mile and a sixteenth feature is Mrs. Emil Denemark's Ruhe, seeking to atone for the defeat by Our Kite in the King Cotton. The 1951 Arkansas Derby winner has been assigned top Impost of 117 pounds and was to be ridden by Joliiiny Heckmann. Opposing the Denmark star were to be Mrs. Ethel Kendall Wiel's Glorietta. Bernard W. Landy's Spur On, Raymond Wilkinson's Fleet Factor and Mrs. Nellie M Mitel's False. Of thes'j Fleet Factor, who failed badly in his bid to repeat in th e Southland Saturday, was asked to carry the second heaviest burden of 112 pounds. False, a handicap, winner at. New Orleans, who made a peer showing in the King Cotton, has been assigned 111 pounde. :: ' : Spur On a previous winner here against a less capable field, wa s to carry 110 pounds, and Floriette. a four-year-old filly, was entered lightest at 103. R. A. Peirrchek's Black Bantam won the six-furlong Oklahoma Purse, yesterday's Oaklawn feature. Ridden by Jockey William Owens, the three year old Black Bantam was timed In 1:13 flat over a muddy track. He returned »4 80 in the mutuels. BIDDY BUCKETErtRS—U'.tle 10-year-old Jimmy GUI—:fe frss . >ver the head of Jimmy Collins. 12, during a r«d-hot Biddy'Buktt. bill tame at Scranlon, pa. (NEA) forced Manager Leo Durocher to bring Bob Thomas In from centerfield to caulk up the hole. Tank at the moment looks very much like the fellow who hammered 20 homeruns In 1950 and drove across 91 runs and set a new National League double play record for third sackers. He is punching the ball sharply and often fielding brilliantly again. Durocher dosen't quite know whether to believe his eyes, but he's willing to try. Hank himself, says it's Ihe McCoy. Forffet '51 "Of course I'm going to come back—all Ihe way," he declares with R big display of white teeth "That last year is Just something you can forget about. I don't know how I could have been that bad. Maybe It was that second year Jinx they talked about, but whatever it was it's gone." Hank, who had played in 148 enmes the previous season, got into only 87 all last year and was of virtually no help during the Giants' great flag drive. He drove in only 33 runs all told and wound up with a .235 mark. There was some quarters that feeling In Hank still was celebrating from the previous summer. No Eye "No, I'll swear it wasn't anything like that." he says, soberly. "It Just seemed that no matter how hard I worked .1 couldn't quite get In shape and find my batting eye. But everything has come back this spring and I know I'm going to take that Job away from Bob. He would rather be in lhat outfield anyway." At this time there is no crying need for Hank's services nt third, but there will be the day young Willie Mays is told lo return to Alabama and get himself fitted for a free uniform. It will be extremely comforting to Duroeher if he knows that on that sad day " he can toss Hank" Into his old spot out to the' open spaces again. It probably is the one thing which guarantee the another league could absolutely Polo - Grounders flag. "I'm happy to play anywh Leo wants me to," Bobby sa "but if I had my choice I gu it would be the oxitfield. Out th I feel there's a better chance using my speed to advantage.' Santa Clara In Surprise Win CORVALLIS, Ore. UV-The lightly regarded Santa Clara Broncos Kicked over UCLA's Pacific Coast Conference champions last to earn a crack at the T night - » k 11,0 i utjguu Wyoming Cowpokes tonight In the payoff game of the Western Regional NCAA Basketball Tournament. The Broncs staged a stirring rally in the final quarter, outscoring the Bruins 18-10, and winding up with a 68-59 victory. Playing careful ball that carried them to the Mountain States Con- Terence title, the Cowboys edged out Oklahoma City u. 54^48 in the nightcap. The firsi colonies w in me. b^ f built In . , fa 1 ""—' 111 1W* ended in a tie. (NEA) July Title Fight Looms Between Gavilan, Turner NEW YORK round tech By MURRAY ROSE July title light, between undefeated 21-year- old Oil Turner and Welterweight Champion Kid Gavilan was in the making today following Ihe Philadelphia sensation's seven nical knockout of Don Williams last night. Young Gil. a ball of fire all the way In his-Madison Square Garden triumph, said, "I'm ready for Gavilan. Bring him on." said, "a Gavilan-Turner bout In Philadelphia this July would draw $350,000, Including television and radio money. Oil l s a tremendous draw in his home town. He was a 9 to 1 favorite over Del Flanagan In Phllly last month and yet they drew R capacity 136,000 turning thousands of fans away. "We Want Title" "I've turned down three non-title fights with Gavilan for Turner" added Katz. "We want that title shot. Oil's ready now. I'll get him one fight In April, one In May, and then rest him for the July fight. We'd have to wait until then because of the coming Ezzard Charles- Jersey Joe Walcott light in June" Matchmaker Al Weill of the International Boxing Club said he would do what he could about making the title fight. He probably won't have much difficulty selling the Cuban and his representatives Garden and TV fans really got an eyeful In Turner. He froze a little in his Garden and TV debut with Vic Cardell on Dec. 28 although he won by a wide margin. Against Williams, who lost by a bare shade to Gavilan In Boston last month,' Turner wasted no time. He started throwing leather from the opening bell and hardly stopped for a moment. In the seventh round of the scheduled 10, he belted the slender Worcester. Mass., choir singer with 110 punches by boxing writers' count. At the end of the seventh referee Ray Miller called In Dr. Vincent Nnrdiello for a consultation and then the official stopped the bout. It was listed as a seventh round TKO under New York rules. It was a wise decision. Turner was coming, Williams was going. The younk husky Negro never floored Williams but he seemed a cinch to flatten him in another round. For Turner, who weighed !47<4 to Williams' 146M It was his 30th consecutive victory in less than two years of pro fighting. He has scored favorite and he looked It. He threw every punch In the book at Williams and was only slightly bothered in Sales Opportunity. Position, as t!r« ulei rtpTMenlatlre cOTertn* MlMlwIppI County now available for a«r««lT e man 25-40 year, of me now lirl n » In Rlythevllle Area. Musi have successful ule* record with proren ability (a «ll promotional Ideas to account. Tire Ml« experience not ntces^ry. .. College education or equivalent helpful. Salary & bonus. Apply in writing tMnf qualifications and experience. 0. D. ANDREWS District Manager, The General Tir» * Knbber Co. t.O. 353, BIjihtTim, Ark. "•H LT€R_ ;-q t -v SHOC SHoi 111 W. M«1M- ST. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, March 24 8 p.m. TAG MATCH Roy Welch & Dave Levin PAGE Kentucky is Still Team to Beat As Play in NCAA Tourney Advances By TED MEIER Associated Tress Siiorlwrflcr Kentucky's basketball team lived up lo expectations last ni^tit as the NCAA eluninuUons opened in four cities; CorvnlLs. Ore.. Hateigh, N. C. Chicago uiiii Kumas City. The mighty wildcats from Kentucky, rated the No. 1 team in the country and. aiming lor their second straight NCAA crown, walloped Penn state. 82 lo 54 before 11 000 In Raleigh. AI!-Amcrica CUff Hagan Icrt Kentucky with 20 points as the Wild- cuts romped to their 23rd straight triumph. mini Win St. John's, lllincis, Uuq.iifsne, Kansas, St. Louts, Wyoming and' Santa Clara kept pace with Kentucky In the first round plav. All were favored with the exception of Simla Clara, surprise 68-59 victor over UCLA in the West Coast competition at Corvallis. St. John's fitood off a late North Carolina state rally to beal the Wolfpack. 00-49. In the second came at Raleigh. Illinois, behind 31-30 at balltiine. roared back to swamp Dayton, 80-61, In the feature of the twin bill nt Chicago before 14.147. Duquesnc bounced back from Its pour showing in the NIT last week to whip Princeton, 00-43. The debonair Dukes pulled away In the last quarter after the ecore w a s lied 39-39. Frogs I,os« Kansas, with All-America Clyde Lovclettc flipping In 31 points, nipped Texas Christian. 68-64. before 10.500 at Kansna City after St. Louis had whipped New Mexico A & A. 02-53. Lovellclle's 31 points lied Ihe NCAA tourney record set by Gc-orge Glammack of North Car- cllnn In 1941. Rugged Wyoming • successfully stalled the last four minutes to down Oaklahoma City. 54-48. before 5,520 nt ccrvallls following UCLA's unexpected defeat. several when lanky Don stabbed him off balance at times with a left Jab. disastrous fires in the Middle Ages. Adult* 50c—Children 15c vs. Jack Moody & Red Roberts Also 2 1-Foll Matches Roy Welch vi. Moody Roberts vs. Dav* Levin For Reserved Seats. Cull 3389 GO FLY A KITE i menact presented m ft public icrvlce by— Ark-Mo Power Co. y»ma High School finals at Hershcy. Kulztown won, isAlT (NEAJj Sports in Brief By Th. Assoclifed PrtM Central SAN FRANCISCO ~ Mis« M»- -sako Kalsura, Japan, upset Ray Kilgore, 50-48 in 61 innings In World Three Cushion Billiard Tournament. PHILADELPHIA — Jack Kramer bent Frank Kovaca. 7-5, 6-0. as Inquirer Masters Tennis Tourney opened. MIAMI _ Jockey Richard A. Thompson died of Injuries sntferert Monday In a spill at Gulfstream Park. Golf JACKSONVILLE. n». — Ltw Worsharn, Oakmonl, Pa., and Pete Cooper, Whit* plains, N. Y.. turned in six under par M's to share the first round lead tn ths Jacksonville Open. OOLFPORT. Mini. — Elmer Reetl of Atlanta. Oa., took a second round lead In the Quit Coast. Invitational Tournament. Baseball CLEARVVATER. Fla — Sam Jethro. Boston Braves outfielder, suffered a sprained left wrist with slight contusions. LAKELAND. Fla. — Th« Detroit Tigers purchased left-hander Ken Johnson from the PhlUle.i for a sum reported "in excess of the S10.0QO waiver price." Raclnt MIAMI — Piping Arms $16.70 won six furlong feature at Gulf- stream as highly rated Jet Master finished third. ALBANY, Calif. — Brown Llama West Coast Heavy Booked On Mat Card David Lewln, popular w«rt COM* heavyweight, will moke tils Blythe- vlll» wrestling debut Monday night when he teams with veteran Roy Welch in the tag match feature of the American Leglon'a matchea at Memorial Auditorium. Welch and th« newconwr win team against Jack Mcody and Red Roberts in th« BO minute tlm« limit, best two or thre« falls featurt attraction. Lewln, & . 215-pound itrongbor, came to the Mid-South circuit direct from the west coast wher« h« performed in some of th« largest cities In that area. Lcwin is known as th» wrestler with the perfect body and ono of the reasons for hb popularity is his amazing likeness to movie actor Victor Mature. He 'Is** student' of Danny- Mo- Shane, the world's Junior heavyweight champion and ta rated M one of the moet promising young heavyweights to come off the west coast In a number of years. Besides the tag feature two one- fall preliminary boutj are also on the card with Welch scheduled to meet Moody and Roberts meeting Lewin S14.M won Gold Cup purs* at Golden Gates Fields. HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Black Bantam $4.80 captured Oklahoma Purse at Oaklawn. jamboree Sunday, March 30 3:30 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. IN PERSON America's Number One Hillbilly Singer Lefty Frizzell ALSO WAYNE RANEY DA NY BROWN BI.ACKIE CRAWFORD JOHNNIE RECTOR The Western Chcrokees Band American Legion Arena Blylhevillc, Ark. ARKANSAS BLUE TAG CERTIFIED COTTONSEED 80-ft.i-91% germination, drllntrd anil treated ARKANSAS CERTIFIED BLUE TAG OGDEN SOY BEANS 80-85?V Ktrmtnatlnn CORN AND HAY FOR SALE EARL MAGERS, Phone. 2811, DeH, Ark.

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