The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 17, 1950 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 17, 1950
Page 7
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THURSDAY, AUGUST IT, 1950 PAGE SEVBH Tigers Keep Pace Behind Veteran Paul (Dizzy) Trout Bv JOE REICHLER (Associated Press SporU Writer) Loquacious Paul (Call Me Dizzy) Trout, the hoosier nobody wanted in 1949, is keep ing the Detroit Tigers on top in the chase for the American League pennant. .Currently the hottest pitcher in ~ , the oldest player on the' . tKl Dmro Kroit Tiger squad is In line tor "comeback of he year 1 * honors In the majors. - • The 35-year-old righthander from Sandcutt, Ind., relegated to the bullpen throughout the '49 season and the early part of the '50 campaign, Ark-Mo Defeats Whisenhunt 24-9 Ark-Mo Power Company eliminated the Kemp Whisenlnint Com• today boasts a 10-2 won and lost record. A newly developed fork ball • has helped him. Old Dl7, gained his 10th triumph •list night when he pitched and batted the Tigers to a 6-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox. It was his sixth consecutive win and the fifth straight time he went the distance. It was an important victory for the Tigers since Cleveland and Boston each swept doubleheader. and the New York Yankees dc feated Washington. The Indians received excellent pitching from Jesse Flores a"d Mike Garcin as they defeated the St. I-ouis Browns. 2-0 and 2-1. The Red Sox pounded out 11-3 mid 12-7 verdicts over .the Philadelphia Athletics The Yankees »""'* n -4. Phillies Win 5-1 PVndelphia's runaway Phillies widc.ied their National League margin to seven games over Boston, setting back Vern (No-Hit) Bickford and the Braves. 5-1. The New York Giants mauled the Brooklyn Dodgers, 16-7. Pittsburgh handed tile St Cards their fourth straight iat. 5-3. Chicago's Cubs earned T '12-inning 4-3 win over Cincinnati. Trout not only held the White Sox to five hits, but highlighted Detroit's six-run second Inning, with a single that scored two mates. A crowd of 50,262 saw him score wha proved to bt* the winning nm Flores, making his first start for Hie Indians, distributed only four hits to the Browns In the opener. Garcfa gave up five In the nightcap. The double win moved the Tribe Into second place, three games behind Detroit. Bob Kennedy and Larry Doby knocked In 'the first game's runs against Al -Widmar. Manager Lou Boudreaii's two-out single in the ninth drove in the winning run tn the second. Phil Rlzzuto collected four hits as the Yankees capitalized .on five Washington errors for their Victors*. Tom Derrick, third New York hurler,:was the .winner. Bobby.pberr batted in seven nins five in 'the first game as the Red Sox made it -18 'consecutive Fenway Park - victories over the_A'.5 o haven't won .there'-sihce~Sept 1948. One of Doerr's four hits s & grand slam homer. Cards Lose Again Robin Roberts pitched a three- hitter for the Phillies to register his 16th victory. Richie Ashburn rapped three hits for the Phils. Blckford, who pitched a no-hitter in his last outing, allowed 11 hit?. A nine-run first inning by the Giants finished the Dodgers. Before it was over Hank Thompson had smashed two tnside-the-park hom- pany nine from the Bay Window Softball League playoff yesterday afternoon with a 24-9 victory. The game was called at the end of the fourth Inning due to darkness It was Ark-Mo's second straight wh over Whisenhunt in the playoff. Austin pitched for Ark-Mo and Doug Wilson and Larry Kneas to the losers. Mrs. Bowman Moves Up in Western Meet ers and Don Mueller had hit grand slammer for the winners. Sa laglle racked up his sixth stralgh Yin. Ralph Kiner hit his 34th home of the year with a man on to hel Pittsburgh whip the Redblrds. Ou ielder Tom Stiffen, just recalle rom Indianapolis, smacked a horn run and two singles for the Pirate A single by Ron Northey on th leels of Bob Ramozzotti's trip gave the Cubs their 12-lnning vie ory over the Reds. Winner Fran Killer and loser Herm Wehmei t the distance. CHICAGO, Aug. 17. (/P)—It was only a few years ago that Carol (Babe) Freese of Portland, Ore., threatened to be the teen-aoe wonder of women's golf. 1 But then she disappeared into matrimonial ranks. Now, us Mrs. Lyle Bowman, still from Portland, Babe Is In the driver's seat in the 50lh women's western amateur tourney. Fresh from bouncing out the defending champion, Helen Sigel of Philadelphia, Mrs. Bowman today encounters the meet medalist, Polly Rlley of Fort Worth, Tex. That's the feature match of the western quarterfinals at Exmoor Country Club. Mrs. Bowman fired a par-matching 76 as she disposed of defending champion Sigel, who was one of the three Curtis Cup team members to succumb in yesterday's second round. Miss Sigel tied Mrs. Bowman on National Junior Golf Tourney fn Third Round AMES. la,, Aug. 17. Wj-They'l cut She field to eight contenders today tn the national Junior gol tournament sponsored by the U.S Junior Chamber of Commerce. First work on hand was the com pletlon of six second round matche delayed by last night's darkness That done, the lads were ready t swing into third round play involv it>5 32 contenders. A fourth roun afternoon program would reduc the title-ambitious kids to eight i number. Most talked of player In the tour tiament conducted at the stubbor Iowa State College course was Billy Sparks, the '17-year-old from Atlanta, Ga. Billy's clubs and shoes were lost u transit from the south to Ames. [e overcame that handicap to wui lie medalist honors and two match play contests. An Ames business nan furnished the clubs and he was ready today to give Billy a pafr of shoes with cleats. Billy progressed quite satisfactor- l.v yesterday In his street shoes and borrowed clubs. He knocked off Prank Little, -Greensboro. N.Y.. 3 and 2. in the first round Charlie Btrack, York, Pa., 4 and 3, in the second. Sparks' third round foe was capable Don Dosen of Minneapolis. Bu there were a good many favorites remaining tn Hie title hunt with Billy. They Included Eddie Merrlns. Meridian, Miss.; Jim McCarthy. Taroma. Wasli.l Day Brewer, Lexington, Ky.; Billy Wolfe. Washing- Ion, DC,, and Dob Goctz, Wichita, Kan. Midshipman Caldwell Named Commander of Battalion at Annapolis Midshipman Elwyn Cochran Caldwell of Dell has been appointed fourth class Second Battalion Commander at the U. S. Naval Academy. Annapolis, Md., NMnth Naval j District officials announced today. Midshipman Caldwell was selected for the position on the basis of leadership dualities shown during his training period. He entered the Naval Academy June 16. 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