The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1952 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 9, 1952
Page 10
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PAGE TEN BT/miEVILI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Bob Elliott Acquired by Giants For Sheldon Jones, $50 By RAU'H Rom;x AP Sports Writer The pennant stock of the New York Ginms and the Brooklyn Powers i.s on the ascent today. It appears that Clom Labine, slated to fill tlu- I>i# shoos of Pvl. ])n\\ New. combe of the United Stales Army, will make the #rad<? whilo the <;i:mts' KOJM'H ;u'o brightened by the acquisition of Boh KlUott, veteran sludger from thn Hoston JJr;m*s. The GianU obtained Elliott late* • . .-...Jast Bob Elliott Braves Jn 19(6 night for pitcher Sheldon Jones and an estimaied S50,0no. Eliott, a holdout with the Braves. en me to fc>rms quickly and will report (n the \ Giants at Tulsn, f OkJa., tomorrow. Manager L f o [ Djirorhpr p] n n s ' to stick Rlllotl Jn j left field, a spot I left vacant by the 1 unfortunate i n • jury to Monte I Irvin, who suf- * fcred a broken j unkle In tin ex- j hibition game re- Elliott has! pli.ved ilifrd bnse .since joining the but hi? previously played the outfield for Pittsburgh. ] He'hes driven in over i.OOO nms J during his bi£ league career and is one of the best clutch hitters in the game. The Giants can use Elliott's hat. The National League champions were beaten, 5-0, by the Cleveland Indians in Houston, Tex,, yesterday. Bob Feller and George Zcrvink blanked the Giants on eieht hits. l.nblne Cioes Route Brooklyn doesn't txprcl La bine to win 20 games but the Brooks wouldn't be surprised i! the husky 25-year-old curve ball artist did hit that maple number. Lnblne, bothered recently with a £WcUin£ on his pHchinp elbow, been me the third Dodger pitcher to go nine innings yesterday when he turned back the Boston Brnves, 4-1, at Richmond. Va. Newcombe, decked in Army khaki, was an Interested spectator. Lablne allowed eight "hits. The youngster, a former Army paratrooper, said after the game that, his nrm was improved. "I felt a Htlle tired toward the end but didn't feel much of thai burning sensation I'd been getting In my elbow,' 1 Labine said. Veterans Ed Lonnt and Allie Reynolds also came up with a ftne pitching performance RS the New York Yankees downed Charolte nf the Tri-Stnte League, 3-1, at Charlotte, N. C. MlvII Vinegar Bend MJzclt, prize Cardinal rookie, nllnwRd only one hit in fire innings as St. Louis no«?d out the Philadelphia Phils, 9-B, at Wineton-Salem, N. C. Maurice McDcrmott blanked th Athletics on two hits for seven In- nin« but the Athletics landed Jim Atkins Tor four runs in the efFrith inning to bent the Boston Red Box, 4-3, at LynchbMrg. Va. Minnie Minos o banged out four hits to lead the Chicago White Sox fo an easy 8-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates at New Orleans. Dee Fondy homered with two out find one on in the lust of the ninth off Satchel Paige to give the Chicago Cubs « 5-4 decision over the St.. Louis Browns at Oklahoma City. Okla. The Washington Senators out- fluceed the Cincinnati Reds, 10-!) at BUieflcld, W. Vn.. in featured by seven homers. Re-Building Offensive Line Jim Tatum's Big Headache ».\ r. icon nt: nowi:\ COLIjKOE PARK. Mel. M 1 .- -HcbuiUihi:; -ihi- br^t oJic far I've coached hi 16 years or =:r-en" is the main lob fooiba Tatutn 5<»t out tod.iy (o rio at the 1/nivorsit.y of Marylami. W<: lijiC' b>' ( Conch Jim i WEDNESDAY, APRTT, 9, ft* Stengel Set On Yankees' Outfield Setup i:l;iimnfL Tiunin. 'Anil thai rosjipcL In 'Ali-jliiy M,,: Kil 'Miplny Mi» Mudi'Hi MarvhiiKl's >evojitl-lr,Tjn ; "fill!!) uck. Willie Mays Plans Appeal For Deferment ] BIRMINGHAM. Ala. MV-Willie j .Ways. New York oiant outfielder, toflay plans to 'o A!aJ';i TUF. .MAN- AND HTS SIIADOU'S—Stan Muslal's batilne slnnce, left, which reminds rivals of a man looking over his shoulders, Is Mil" uulr-ly «,]iic(i by other major league hitters. Yankpe outfielder owe Woodllnn. center, slrlttlngly resemble* The Man. Bobby Thomason | o( ihe Giants is n riglil-h.ino: b.itd Spring Tours Necessary?— Injuries Mount as Teams Point for Season Openers By JOE KKICHI.KR NEW YORK (AP)—Are spring tours necessary? Da they bring more harm than (rood? It would he interesting; to ask such athletes as Monto Irvin, Ked Schoondicnst, Joe Collins, Billy llartin, Vern Benson and several others what they think. Sports Roundup None of these lads will be in th» lineup when the major league sea- I son opens next Tuesday. AH are on | the sideines nursing serious woilnd» 1 suffered in exhibition games while | conditioning ihemelves for th« t champonship race. The most serious, of course, and also the most tragic, is the compound fraclure and ankle dlsloea. bon suffered by Irvin. The injury, a shattering blow to the New York „„.., „„„„ ., „„ . Giants. occuiTed while >Irvin was (NEW YORK IA; - The coming j making a routine slide Into third promises to be, base in an exhibition game against the Cleveland Indans in Denver's Bear Stadium. The Denver ball Bj G.4VLE TALKOT H.v OAl'I.E TAUSOT V baseball season promises to much the richer for the return of Rogers Kornshy as- manager of the SI l er trying It (he Cardinal star's way, j abli ' thc B«alest right-handed hit- Louis Browns. The Rajah, jirob- j park, incidentally, happens to 'be feel close toBCther. knees bent and shoulders hunched. (NBA) hste Sox to Operate ter who ever' lived, was away far too Jon,;'. A man who love-s the gallic a.^ Hornsby d<xw and is able to drill iis finer point.-, into younger players with his .sure hand .should never have been permitted to wander one of the largest, most complete and best maintained of all minor Monte, the key' man In the Giants' of/euse. is expected to be out for at least half the season, and maybe all of it. Sclioenilienst Out game 'Young' Lady in a Hurry For Absentee Ballot LAWRENCEVILLE. 111. If, _ An 85-year-old woman asked Lawrence County Clerk Bill Hensley for an absentee _ ballot. He suggested that she cast her vote then and get It over with. But she replied, "I haven't lime — must (ret back to my job " "Your Job?" said the clerk, glancing aeflin nt the So years she listed. "Oh. I'm taking care of an old lady." she said, and hustled out. Greenway Coach Troy Walls, Quits PARAOOULD. Ark. Ml — Troy Walls, basketball coach al Greenway (Greene County) High School, has resigned. In his three years at Greenway. Walls' (earns won 94 frames and lost only 1C. Walls did not announce his plans lor the future, bill said ho would remain in Ihe coaching profession. his r.cvfr \\~:ts v nine r-;"i- i. 1 ntnkcil v Bowl. plarmt; them is fnuml bi'lief "inn! our Jiur 1c .led in IV.i.- limit" ii illnr sejison fries or N. Tonnessi'e in tin 1 Sue:i ''They to^ri? Trnne.ssee to pipres,"j rrcnllorl Coach Tatum. "and don't I 1ft anyone tell yrm Trntir.^cf- \vnsi owconllrteiu." Maryland ran up a 21-0 lear! on Tonnp.'.sce. Im.illy whinliiK 2B-13 for Tatutn's first tin- ; defeated season In five HI Maryland, i \A/inc nt Coach T:it\im admits he's cot such • ' ' *'•& Ql as Dli'k Mndv.elrwski. Ho failed fo |j;;.^ an aptitude test at iiis iirst. prp-inchletion cxumi- Mo' 230- )wund brother, as a tackle who could ' ARKADELPHIA. A r k. step Into line of brcncho.'i. But Dick S|WClillist. the (s nal.i»tl last ivimrr. A "--Pxamin.'i-! / \A/ • lion wn.s ordered and he subsc- ffiyfU/Tl YV/flS tilienijy was re-clas.iiJird 1-A. In National Hendrix College AAU Tourney BOSTON' OTi—Sonny Ingram, devastating puncher from North Little Rock. Are., moved Into the Ifi5-poimd class semifinals of the concern. "It's R lol more impbrlmil to «-in startinrj April 15 than before," he said. "We are not nearly so con- of several, pitchers delivers as he has sworn to rio for his manager. Commands I.oyaltj corned with our spring showing as ^ S " me reilso " " ol Oasily ho think 1 ofTr-nsivc i Hendrix College of Conway scord some so-called experts we'll drop out of Ihe first division this year. II you n.?k me. too much importance is attached to winning spring games." Outfielders Slump Lane also is not losing sleep over tiie inability of outfielders Jim Busby, Ray Coleman and Al Zarilla to lift. "We would rather have them in a slump before the season than after it Burdette and Shawnee Boxing Teams Clash Tuesday Night JOINER — Boxing teams from Burdette and Shnwnce H i R h Schools will clash here Tuesday night In a 12-hout tournament. Tlie Burrielle team, with t h e nce's best. Another strong member nf the CAIRO. My—The ancient method nf settling disputes by "blood-ijaeii' money" agreements has befin in-1 . yoked (o cud a fatal feud between f two tribes in the Aden protccto- : Ri. ln .c rale, ihe Arab News Agency has i *•**'*•* reported. ( ' ! between (he Aw<I;i!les! In the 112-poinul class Robert i Ihey h " ve thrce 2 "-8ame winne singleton of Philadelphia d'"clsioned i ^n" believes the Sox have the Postlewaite of Hot ' Einrdette team Is j. \v. Gore who | and Beidhanics tribes had'brought also made the. trip to Boston but; death to about 50 in RlIM best defensive Infield in baseball with rookie Hector Rodriguez at third. Chico Carresquel at short, Nellie Fox at second and Robinson at first. Valley Population jj.,- , . - - -- - W(l5 eliminated in his. first bout i sides. Under the addition of classy Sonny Jenkins Gore will meet Shawnce's Henry of Caraway, is rated one of I h e I Harrison Tuesday ni K ht in this area but the Last year in the Mid-South Tour-1 dead Awdnl! will bo wriuon Sl.awnce m,,lm«, are ejected <o narnent ot Champions r,t Memphis, j attMnst a dead Baidhani Goru won a split decision over I The men are expected lo be ready for the Pirates' invasion. Jenkins, n member <tf the Arkansas team in the National AAU tournament nt nostol) this week, will Join the Burdette team on his return. He was beaten in his first match nt Boston. Tuesday night, he will Shelton Harrison onnosc l nn both! BALTIMORE. Mrl. Wi _ The 1 £YOCUOted in Mftlnva agreement Brooklyn Dodwrs haven't lost that KTIAI » MTMPim ° i X rear-hed. each tribe will submit a ; home run punch. KTIAI.A MTMPITM *.,,„„„ list of names of men killed. Eacli '. The Dodgers, who led both off; leagues in home KUALA LUMPUR. Malaya WV- Tlie entire Malay population ot isolated Beluui Valiey—near the Thai* Australian TV Postponed CANBERRA. Australia (AP) _ ustralia has postponed Indefinitely plans to setup an experimental television stn'ion near Sydney. The decision was male, by the Cabinet. because of the nerd to cut Imports according to an announcement bv Pnstma.s:er General Habrn L. Anthony. B"tKT?n 1847 and 1852 over 1 1.200.000 Irish people left Ireland tnr America, l.-jnrely because of : the pntato famine In Ireland. i Exim-BrswsdToSe Vn rlontPi r. o- n » wi " IS 5l. have: land harder into which British - - over! Tho tribe that comes out wUh! ie o l^ ^u ' n' 1 ^^ IS ^^^°° PS *T> ^^ ^ dri ^ Ilnrnson In the US pommel C h a »i- : ihc least men killed will p av Uu-islLn^d t^ Comniiiinst terrorists have been |H ^^ 1P "f (hl - , m , |blood-monoy to the rolativos of Ihe , yM ,erday In Broouivnl 11 ^«^- c «^ to P««nt terrorists Also on (he card will ho n Ijnut; dciul mm of the tribe having thcllorv over the between flurdrttc's Donld uSir.i!- mosl men killed. IR " py> Johnson and Shawnee's Botiby Sprck. Tho bowls are scheduled to start 00 * r, irrTiS—r r> r- r- J ""f« :J »aHaBsaBiH«Ss!!toa!!£iJa t SUGAR-FREE AS B[ER CAN BE commands a fierce loyalty hotli from his younger players and from veterans who have been cast off by other clubs. Several of the UuUr, in particular, such as shortstop Marty Marion and pitcher Tommy Byrne, can. be counted upoji to give it a terrific- try. Perhaps they feel they have a common bond with the men who w a.s an o u Lca-st f o r ,s c> long. AH t.he Rajah's waking hour.? are devoted to baseball. In .spring camp at Burbank he \vfis np at- 7 a.m. and demanded that everyone else rise at the siune miserable Jiour— even the writers attached to his club. It took ns tvat .sulphuric mornings to convince the girl on the Martin seemed a cinch to orxm the season at second haw for the New York Yankees when he broke his right ankle sliding into .second base while demonstrating his art for a joe DiMaggio television show. Collins Spiked Collins, the regular Yankee first biuseman, .suffered a serious splko wound on his foot in a game ngalnst the Braves and will miss the first two weeks of the campaign. He is under treatment in a New York hospital. Others currently nursinp Injuries of sorts Include Pecwee Reese of the Dodgers (swollen finger); Gil Coan and Irv Noren, Senators Cleg injuries); Sid Gordon, Braves (charley horse); Harry Brecheen, Cards (elbow chips). No Bonder the managers can't ihe switchboard, that we were a free, j wait for the season to start. They literary agent- lip Talks Baseball When he isn't on the field, Hornsby is sitting in the lobby with a toothpick between his strong teeth, lalkius? baseball with nil corners. There was a sign ever his fnv- oriie location this spring saym ; : "Hornf-by's chair." nnci there were no interlopers. We fished him one niphi if he hadn't ever been interested in football or basketball or some other sport, and he said, "No." "Why should I?" he asked. "There's enough to do Learning all there is to know about baseball. I'm still trying to learn/' mamA thc Malays lo > llant food f ° r thom r '" d ° ffcrCd thcm • arms with which to attack security forces. are counting; the (Jays on one hand and keeping their fingers crossed ij on the other. r Rczorbacks Top Winono Again 10-0 Z. Ark. Wi — Tlie Arkansas Razorbacks now boast a .500 percentage for the young baseball season. Edsel Nix pitched the Porkers to a 10-0 victory over Winona (Minn.) State Teachers College yesterday to give Arkansas it,", -second victory of the year against two rlefoats. Arkansas opens * two - gamo series with Buena Vista College of Stor niLake. IB., this afternoon. YOU'LL GET BACK THAT witfethi$ Engine Tane-op 95 PARTS EXIBA If NtEDED] * Q*m w*i<£pnt * 0««i and oJjKt ip.A ph«t * ""** »«w>tw "J (« tad * Inspect, droin mi re * CW Wftery <*IK «d WKJM * **»( P~"ts, ctecl di * Cl«. rfr Htw ^ 300 Broadway Telephone 4453 I «11<. •?.**» * hillipsMirt'or "independent state" in Belmn. They Johnny ana luntte. oiiifmn\>iin'» stn^n S\vcclhc.irl» . . . invite yon to enjoy • riJc in a s|>c<-in! "Hockct" Show Cnr. The kr.ys arc wailing for yoill "1.1.1 ihrillini! rfri S c tlir ,,7irrJ . . „/ xwr Hf,. ii|.|)ing power! 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