The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 27, 1952 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 27, 1952
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PACE EIGHT BLYTHEVTLLK (ARK.) COURIER NEW! 'Expendable' Feller Proves Value as Tribe Edges By A's By JOB KKICHLF.H AC Sports Writer "Expendable" Bob Feller may have lost some of his mound magic of years gone by but the stout-hearted Cleveland righthander is not ready to act as a sacrificial lamb for anyone. The former strikeout king vae enjoying the last laughs today (ol- lowlng one of his better performances of the year In which he teamed up with three other "expendable" teammates to bring a most important victory to the Indians, The one-time Iowa Farm - boy came within two outs o! winning a hurling duel from the fabulous Bobby Shantz last night before leav ing the mound in the ninth inning with the Indians and Athletic deadlocked at 3-n The Indians went on to capture a thrill-packed, 6-3 triumph in 1} Innings to re- ] main within one same of the Arnrr- j lean league-leading Yankees, who'. hob Feller whipped the St. Louis Browns. 6-3, in New York. .YicCosky's Triple Big nlow A two-run triple by castoff Barney McCnsky, a Philadelphia discord, snapper! the 3-3 deartlork ami eave reliefer Lou Brlssle the win. Brlssle. who also once wore the livery of Ihe Athletics, retired all eight men he faced and struck out pinch hitter Keith Thomas and the danperous Eddie Joost with the ban's Inatlrd and one out in the ninth ,-iffr-r relir-vnis Feiler. Brooklyn's runaway Dwltrfr* moved a step nearer to (he National, Lcnpuc ring, sweeping the four- same series In St. Louis with a 4-3 j iurre=s over the Cardinals. The sec- end-place New York Giants remained 10'i lengths behind the Dodders, winning a 11-7 slusifest In Pittsburgh, Boston's Braves blanked (lie Reds in Cincinnati, 2-0. and the Chlrnqo Cubs eked out, a l3-lnnln<; 3-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Nils Beat Chlsoi Washington moved into fourth place In the American league as Bob Portcrfleld baited In the only run In winning a 1-0 mound duel from Billy Pierce of Hie Chicago White Sog, The third-place Bmtrm Red Sox continued to trail the Yankees by 34 games, vanquishing the Detroit. Timers. 11-3. According tr> a Clei-pf.irid writer. Feller, assicncd to oppose Shantz In place of Mike Garica. the Cleveland ace. was hr-liiE sacrificed to the 22- eame winning Philadelphia southpaw. "Feller will be In there tonight because he's expendable/ wrote Fd McAulcy. Ihe able sport-s columnist, of the Cleveland News, "if the fabulous Hllle Bobby Shanlz Is to win his 23rd Bame at the expense of the Indians. It Mill hurt less If he wins it from Feller. "We'll see tonight who is expendable or who is being sacrificed," was Fellers reply. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST ZT, AMERICAN LEAGUE New York Cleveland 71 Boston Washington . Philadelphia W I, Pel. gb 73 53 ,570 53 ,573 1 St. Louis 52 Delroit 42 67 54 .554 3' 2 65 60 .520 7' 2 63 S3 .516 a 65 61 .516 8 16 .406 22 .339 30 82 NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn New York St. Louis Philadelphia Chicago Boston Cincinnati Pittsburgh W 1. Pet. gb .. 81 39 .675 ..71 50 .567 Ifl'i ••11 53 .576 II 12 . . 65 51 .533 17 61 65 .48-1 23 .. 53 63 .438 28' 2 . . 51 71 .432 21)1, ..37 81 ,289 43 " SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Osceola Faces Huge Task Replacing 3 All-Staters and Building New Team OSCEOLA - He-placing' one graduating all-staler Is a big enough job but replacing three three-time all-staters at one time is a major project. Just ask Dukie Speck, Osceola High School's athletic director That's the Job that Eptck and his coachins staff faces as they whip their Osceola Seminoles into lhape lor the coining high school grid Iron battles. The graduation of quarterback*- — —, Tommy Spiers, end Warren Weinberg and halfback Harvey Lee Hill, Osceola's three-time all-slaters, has left n tremendous cavity in Osce- olfl'B 1053. football hopes and so far Coach Speck has found the big hole darp nigh impossible to fill. But nevertheless the 1052 edition of the -Semlnoles Is hard at work getting ready for a tough 12-game schedule that opens Just two weeks from now. ' And things are not too glum •round the Semlnole's camp. To begin with, there are 15 letiermen back from last year's squad and these IS should form the nucleus mround which Coach Speck and his assistant Coach • Billy Beall begin their re-building program. Returning lettermen are: ends— Kenneth cole, Jimmle Shellon, and Sidney Posey. Tackles—Ted Nunley, Billy Hill and Russell ThomnEon. fSuards — Buck Alexander, Jimmy Phillips and Sonny Steed. Center— Doweii Harlan. Quarterbacks— Bobby Sttlwell and Kyies Burch, Halt- bucks — Joe Wells, Billy Cantrell. Robert Rose and Jess Fleming and ftHrbfl«k Donnlc, Dunn. Open With Wynne Th« remainder of the Semlnoles' M-man soiiad Is made up of newcomers, mostly junior high graduates who will be playmr their first year of high school football. With only two weeks mor« to go, *he Semlnoles are holding twlce-n- day workouts, mornings and afternoons. These will continue until the opening of school when drills will be cut to one a day. The Semlnoles' schedule Is approximately the same as last year's with only one newcomer. Portarje- vlMe. Mo., has been booked to replace Whitehaven, Tenn., on the slate. The SemJiioles have a toughle right at the beginning of their schedule. They open Sept. 12 against the powerful .Wynne. Yellow Jackets at Osceola and they close the season Nov. 27 in their traditional Thankfslvine Day battle with Marked Tree. This Vear the Turkey Day game will be played in Osceola. The schedule: Dale Onpontnl Sent, n Wynne Srpl. 19 r.irajrr-iilil Scrl. 26 Wr.|" Memphis Oct. 3 Rnnlrtle Orl. 17 fornini: Orl. 54 rorlnccville. Mo. Oct. 31 Fh.-iivnce Nov. 1 Wilson Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 27 Wliere here llicrc here til ere. liere. there licre hero Iticre t !i ere. here Marker) Tree Courier News Classified Ads Error Gives Dodgers 4th Straight Win Over Cards By The Associated Press Brooklyn's pennant-hungry Dodgers left St. Louis with the cardinals rocking on the heels of a series sweep. Last night's game gave Btu Mlllor his first major league defeat, but he only allowed four hits and two earned runs. It ivna Del Rice's first error In 80' games which allowed the winning run to score. Then after the game, Manager Eddie Stanky cut loose with a verbal blast at Dorlger Pilot Charley Dressen. The' Brat called Dressen a "phony and an alibi" manager. The pair had an argument In Ihe third base coaches' box during the game over Carl Ersklne's pitching Brdtcher Hurls No-Hitter in Midget finale The Midget Loaghe champion Lions Ciiib team ended Its first season on a brilliant role yesterday afternoon with Joe Bratcher turning in n no-hit performance. Brntchcr set (he ccllarite Kiwanis Club team down without n slnple base hit as the Lions blanked the Klwanlnns 15-0 In an abbreviated, make-up game at the Ninth Street Park. The game was called utter three and one-half innings of play because of darkness. Actually, all the Lions Club needed were Bratcher and his battery- ..,„„„,„..„ mate John (Slick) Nelson. Bratch- three hit* ' Chattanooga Atlanta New Orleans Mobile Memphis Nashville Little Rock Birmingham W L Pet 16 61 .555 TO 66 .532 52!) 74 OS 10 68 10 10 68 70 64 74 59 81 .501 .500 .•(9.7 I .464 .421 I'ESTEIIDAV'S RESULTS American League New York 6 St. Louis 3 Cleveland 6 Philadelphia 3 111 Innings) Washington 1 Chicago 0 Boston 11 Detroit 3 NalloniU League Brookl v n 4 St. Louis 3 (night) New York H Pittsburgh 1 (night) Boston 2 Cincinnati 0 (night) Chicago 3 Philadelphia 2 (13 Innings) ^ Southern League Atlanta 7 Birmingham 2 Chaltoooga 5 Little Hock 0 Nashville 6 Memphis 0 Mobile 9-4 New Orleans 4-6 motion. But Stanky said he was upset about a motion Dressen made In the dugout, sticking his finaer In his mouth "like a man taking a drink." Young Miller fanned 10 Dodgers and walked only two, but he weakened late tn the game. For five innings Miller didn't permit a Brooklyn batter to reach base. He had a no-htttcr going for six frames. .-Error Cosily Tlie Dodgers scored their first run on n soft single by Roy campanella afler Jackie Robinson walked and Duke Snider singled. The break came In Ihe elehth when Billy Cox singled with "two oul. Pep Wee Reese walked and Hnblnjon- doubled, scoring Cox | Oeorge^Bhuba tapped a pitch In front of Hie plate and Del Rice's off-balance throw iilaticcd otl Shuba's back Into right field for an error that scored Reese and Robinson. Stan Muslnl's 15th homer with a! man on scrired two tor the Birds In Ihe fifth. The other came on Hal Rice's double and Solly Hemus' sin- I cle In the second. ! In New York, the Yankees bested ! the Browns on Joe Collins' homer with two out. and two on In the! ninth, n-3. Veteran Satchel Paige was tlie loser. Thr world champions trailed until Gene Woodling slushed a home run with one on In the eighth. Up to that pnint, Lefty Bob Cain had -mothered the Yanks with only TODAY'S GAMES American League St. Louis at New York Byrne (6-13! ys Reynolds (15-8). Cleveland at Philadelphia Garcia (16-8) vs Kcllner '(9-11). Chicago at Washington (night) Stobbs (7-101 vs Moreno (8-81. Detroit at Boston Madison (4-2) vs Brodowsk-i (5-4) or Parnell (10- National League New York at Pittsburgh Connel ly U-0) vs Pollet (6-131. Boston at Cincinnati (night) Sur- kont (10-10) vs Church (5-7). Brooklyn at Chicago Landrum (1-2) vs Rush (12-12). Philadelphia at St. Louis (night) Simmons (10-7) vs Mizell (8-5). Southern League Tonight's Games: Atlanta at Birmingham Chattanooga at Little Kock N'ashville at Memphis Mobile at New Orleans Lebanon Okays Embassies BEIRUT, Lebanon i/Pi — Foreign Minister Philippe Tacla has announced that Lebanon has approved the request of the United States, Great Britain, and France to raise their diplomatic missions from the rank of legations to embassies. At present, there are no embassies Jn Lebanon, er faced only 13 batters in the roue Innings he worked and he struck out 12 ol them. Tlie other one- walked to spoil his bid lor a perfect game. The Linns Club scored nine rims In tin? second inning to turn Ihe gnme into a rout. Six morn tallies ill the third inning completed the {•cnrinr;. j Nelson, with three doubles, led! Ihe Lions Club nt the plate and ! Gone Austin pit a silicic, double \ and a Iripir- in three times at Iwt.i John Lutes n-as the victim of the i Lions' mining. He pitched all the ! way for :hr K:'.v^;-,i^ ;^am. The game ciftirlally ended MirlEe! Leslie's first season. the Jones Marries Jones In Illinois County j MARION, III if, _ M f et the' Jonesr-si Floyd p. Jones. 20. and Norma Jonc>. IS. applied ; or a ,, m . j riace lireme In WiUl.imjon Countv ' recently. ' i Jones «as under age so his moth- , er. Mrs. Prul j.inrs. tis.icd his ap-I phralinn, B',-.u:se Mlv Jones'was' al.wi under ac" her mother, nlso Immra Pcirl Jones, sicnrd her an- piicstim Tlie Pearl Joneses are no I related either. Read Courier News classified Ads SHARPE SHOT — Lt. - Col Thmms J, Sharpc scorer! 210 straight bulls-eyes to'cMabll'h orH u • 4s -« lll >" pistol rec- orrt. He was competing i n (he in 7" Rlfl ° As «>«»l>°n meet In Jacksonville. Fla (,\'F,A ,A) VtC-TORY SMILE—Vic Wertz wears his new Browns' uniform with a smile Su-itchtd lo SI Louis bylhp Tigers in the Ned F", vor . d ,"'- 'he b: e outfielder broke in !>y boating his former teammates with a home run. (NEA) -NOTICE- We wont to loon you a Garber Power Seeder to sow your Fall cover crop seed, if you buy your seed from us ct competitive prices. Yes, \Ve Can Handle Your Government Loan 1'aper. For r'nrtlier Informalion Call A. A. HARDY 705 Clear Lake Ave. OLD CABIN STILL • I1NK 90 PROOF KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY in !» I I II. K IN TU C t t Burdette Preps For Grid Wan Pirates Hold Thr«« Sessions Doily; 34 Candidates on Hand BURDETTE - Burdette's Pirates are working three times a day in yetting ready for the opening 0 ( their 1952 football season Sept. 12| The Pirates are scheduled to open the season at Marlon and Coach Charley Rims is sparing no work In tryins to whip his team, into game condition. Thirty-four candidates are scek- Ink berths on the squad this year and Coach Sims, who Is hanrilino Hie job alone, is soj-kin? with line candidates at morning sessions, the hacks in the afternoon and all of his sriuadmen at night sessions. IJcrrit* have been purchased and erected on the Pirates' playing field and this year all pirate home games will be played at night. Among the 34 candidates are in players .from last, year's squad in- I chiding nine starters. Last year's starters buck this year include': Bu- eetie Franks, guard: Bill Williams center; 'Kueene Robinson tackle- Billy Wayne Perkins, tackle: J, w' Core, back: Elgene Hamilton, back- F,u?cne Cable, back: Buddy Whatley, back and W. T, Langley, back. The Pirates, who started football | only three years ago. face a tough Il-Kame schedule this vear which includes names with Blythevillc's B' team, Osccola. and Hughes. The schedule: I>ale Opponent Sept. 12 Marion Rlyiherille B BOMBER—Sgl. Pal McMurtry keeps irl trim tossing 100-pound bombs around with heavy ordnance at a forward airhase of the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Korea. The Tacoma. Wash,, light-heavyweight won the Pacific Northwest Golden Cloves title last year, copped more than JOO amateur bouts before joining the service. (NEA) Sept. 18 Sept. 26 Ocl. 3 Orl. 10 Oct. IT Ocl. 24 Orl, 3t Nov. 7 Nov. 11 Nov. 21 Nov. 28 Osceola Open Cornlitg I.ti\ora I.epanfo Trucnann Keller Wilson Shawn ee Where there lierp there here there here here (here there there Read Courier News classified Ads Want to Pifreh No-Hitter? Then Go to Bristol, Va. BRISTOL, vs. Tenn. <3>>~H your! life's ambition k to pitch a no-hit baseball game. Just join the Bristol team of the Class D Appalachian , League. Everybody seems to get into the act with Bristol. Tuesday night it was Frank Ramsay's turn. The 19-year-old southpaw came up with Bristol's fifth no-hitter of the season—a sparkling 1-0 gem against Bluefield. The no-hitter not only was Bristol's fifth of the season, It was the i second in two nights. Only 24 hours earlier. Bill Bell had blanked the same Bluefield club without a hit. The no-hitter was Bell's third of 1952. New Coach, New System For Luxora's Gridders LUXORA — It'll be a new deal for the Luxora Pant] ers all the way through this year- The Panthers hale a new coach, a new system and some new faces in their pre-Eeason football train- Ing camp. The new coach Is Charles Johnson who Is replacing Tye Adams, Adams, who had piloted the Pan- Ihers since 1917. resigned last spring and Is now coaching In Alabama. Johnson Is a native of Jonesboro and last year ivas a member of Jonesboro High School's coaching staff. He Is a graduate ot Jonesboro Hlirh school and Arkansas State College. The Panthers this year are shifting from the Notre Dame box to the T and' single wing. Johnson brought these systems with him and Installed them as a means of getting the most out of his material which right now is rather short. Only 15 boys are working out with Couch Johnson at. present, but. he is hopefh! lhat his scjuad will grow In number with Ihe opening of schnol next week. Meeting daily workouts are- T»d Hollinger. Bobby Hollinger. Day Tate. Joe Bob Gentry. Joe Bal'cfi, L, C. Cunningham. Carol Jackson Norman Barch, Charles Bennett Billy Ray Tucker. David Towles, Jim Bradbury and Charles Stovall. The Panthers at present- have only six games on their 1952 slate but Coach Johnson is looking for opponents to fill a couple of open, dates. The Panthers will open the* season at home Sept. 26 against Charles Johnson The schedule: Dale Scpl. 19 Sepl. 28 Ocl. 1 Ocl. 10 Ocl. 17 Ocl. 24 Ocl. 31 Nov. 1 Nov. 14 Opponent Where Open I.c panto Blyllieville B Shawnee. Marlon Hurdelte Open Open Wilson here there there there here there Read Courier News Classified Ads CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Sizes up to 36 In. Corrugated Metal Culrerfs Sizes up to 84 in. A. H. 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