The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 23, 1952 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 23, 1952
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Another Track Record Falls As Olympics Enter 4th Day Lions Midgets Defeat Yarbro Bratchcr Wins Own Game with Homer In 8-7 Thriller The undefeated Linns Club aridfrf another half game to their Mirfeoi League lead yesterday aftmioon n.i they edged by (he third place Yarbro Cn-Ops 8-7 In n Ninlh Street Park thriller. Joe Bra teller, who pitched six- hit ball for the Lions Club, wtm hi* own bnll ennie. Trailing 1 7-6 going into the fifth Inning Uratch- pr homered with a runner on to give his learn a one-run inarpin. Then Vie returned to the mound and cut down the side in order tn (he Japt. half of the fifth to preserve trie victory. The Co-Ops ontplayrd the IJrms In the early Innings. Bill Wyatt. whn weii I the distance for the Co-ops, pitched one hit bait for (he first two innlnps before he weakened Four Women Better Broad Jump Mark; Russia Leads HKLS/NKI (AP)—Another Olympic i-pcord foil lud.-iv as the fourth clay of track ami field competition Ijpjian in the big Olympic Stadium with qualifying trials in "three events. and ttp five runs on five hits In the fourth. Slayton find Bralcher, with two hits each. ]<?fi the Lions dub at the: plale. Moore. W.vatl. Barnes. McGuire and Rhodes each got one hit /or the Co-Ops. The cellar-dwelling Kiwnnlc Club leam was scheduled to play the Rotary Club this nfternoniv hut the fame has been postponed ilnlll Friday, Tomorrow. Ihe Jaycees play The women's broad Jump mark of 5.68 meters (la (eel, 8.02 inches) was subjected to a mass assault anrt was smashed by four uirls. one an American, wiihln n short time niter competition started. Vvefl* Williams of New Zealand Kill nil Ihe best Jimin of the enily trials, clearing 6.16 meters i 20 feel, 2.52 inches*, nearly two feet beyond Ihe old Olympic standard, estah- llshed In 1!M3 by Olga Oyramali Right behind Miss Williams In the riuallfylnK for Ibis aflernoon'.s final came Mabel Lnndry nl Chicago with a jump of II) [eel. 3.50 Inches. Two Russinn plrls, Alck- sandra Chudina and Nina Dtjer- kina, also exceeded the former AmerU-rm wrestler. American nipn, who have been setlinc the pace In Ihis unprece- the American Legion. Bo.\ srorc: Lions Oluh D. Morris 2b E- Nelson If T. Slayton ss J. Bratcher p S. Nelson e J. Garnet t rf B. Hayney 3b G. Austin cf B. Brown Ib dented rerord-hrcakinp carnival. contented themselves with ordinary performances as they had to attain only comparatively easy miali- f,vi/i# di.slmicp.s. All Americans Qiiiilifiril All Ihree Amerlenn entries qualified Inr (lie jnvclln throw final without removing their sweat suits. which served as protection ngalnsl rnw, mid %vpn(hcr. Franklin (Bud) Held nl Lakeside, Calif., former Stanford All .... 3 3 a .... 3 .... .1 3 .... 2 2 2 Tolals 24 Varbro AJS Orlffin 3b 3 Moore cf 3 Wyntl p 3 Bruce ss 3 Barnes r 3 Vinr.enl If 3 Fowler Ib 3 McGuire 2b 3 Rhodes rf 2 Totals 26' lele. Rot off Ihe best American loss, 226 feet, 1.63 Inches. Cv Ynmifj H of Modesto. Calif., did 220 fed, 1 8.03 Inches on his second try nfter 0 | missing on his first and Bill Miller 2 I of Phoenix, Ariz., threw 212 feet, 7.62 Inches. The minimum qualifying distance was 2ut7 feet, 11,74 inches. Walter AshbaiiRh, Cornell University athlete from East Liverpool. O,. and Jim Oerharrlt the final of Ihe hop, r.tep and jui in the firsl halt ot the field Bill "•as eliminated rljhf. at Ihe stnrl of the final dny of nia! competition. Kerslake. startine with three tie. merits, lost decision lo Hertil Anderson of Sweden. Thp rtofendinc liRhl heavyweight champion. Henry WitienherR nf New York, was Riven one demerit when he defeated AUEiKl Kntla.s of Russia hut failed lo score a (all. five mean elimination. ! More Mian 20,noi> spectators \ turned out for the mnrmns se:> sion despite rnlny wr-nther and foj- the time since the opening ceremonies Ihe 70.000.sent shulimn wns sold out for Ihe ,-iftol jiooti.' events. j .Javelin Diaiis Cruwil I The hilt riraivlng card was the javelin Ihrow. This slrennous nnii ; Often dalmerous exorcise, which i has been banned from manv Amcr-' lean high school (rack meei.s. ii a j national spnrl of this small coun-. try. | . Toh'o Hy.vli.iincn is Ihe Finni:ih | champion. He and his loam mntes, i Soinl Nikktrnon nnd Eino Loppaneri. AMERICAN LKAGUE L, Pet. Gb 34 .622 Sfl 38 .568 S New York Boston Washington Cleveland Chicago PhlladelJhia SI. Louis Detroit .551 .538 .522 .488 12 .380 22 .330 26 NATIONAL I.KARVE W L Pet. Ob 60 52 .132 54 31 .635 7'i 51 -10 .560 13 .511 18 .500 19 .432 25 3fi 54 .400 28 .266 Brooklyn New York St. Louis ChicaKO Philadelphia Boston Cincinnati Pittsburgh SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION WEDNESDAY, TULT M, 1951 Trucks Barely Misses No-Hitter; Cards Lose 3-2 Br JOK KKICHI.fM AV SJKH-IS Writer I SHOE-tN—This odrt-anplea 1 view of Rocky Marciano showed the llinrUton. Mnss,, heavyweight training \vilh the medicine ball at Crcpnwood Lake. N. Y. If his feet were really that huge, mavbi- the nlock Buster could just step on Harry Matthews and w-in the scheduled 10-round fiuht at Yankee Stadium. (NEA) Barons Knock 'Nooga Out of Southern Lead SO 52 .430 47 53 .470 47 54 .4155 <7 55 .401 43 55 .439 RESULTS American League ^ New York 7-8 Cleveland 3-1 | Philadelphia 3 St. Louis 2 Delroit 1 Washington 0 Boston 1 Chicago 2, Winnings .National League Brooklyn 1 Cincinnati 6, 10 innings New York 3 St. Louis 2 Boston B Chicago 4 Philadelphia 14-8 Pittsburgh 4-1 That's about the only thing tnat didn't, occur in the major leagues. And that, too, came within one Pitch of being accomplished. The s t arr (or js u vlcllm?) o , that pitching f Da t was Virgil Trucks, already Ihe author of the American League's sole no-hitter of the 1052 season. The, Detroit Tiger righlnander pave up just one hit. a single by Eddie Yost, in nurlmg Ihe Tigers to a 1-0 victors- over Ihe Washington Senators. Yost's nil came on Trucks- firsl pitch of the game. Other highlights included: Tho New York Yankees swept a 1 doublcheader Srnm Ihe vanishing! Indians in Cleveland, 1-3 and 8-1 (o increase their first-place mar, Bin over Boston's Red Sox to five f Barnes. The Yanks got 30 hits In I the two games. Slinntz IVIns 17lli Bobby Shantz continued on his Billy Hitchcock drov« In Me wte- ning run In the ninth. Dave Koslo registered hli fifth straight success over tha S4. Louis Cardinals this season, his 12*h ia a row over Ihem In three years at (he New York Giants earned a 3-2 triumph on Hank Thompson's two-run homer In the sixth. Brooklyn's Dodgers met a four- run )0th inning by Clnoinn«« with a five-run outburst of their own to/ nip the Reds, 7-6, and retain their ' 7'.i-fame bulge over the Giants In the National League raoe. Ken Raffenshei-ger,- third Cincy pitcher of the Inning, hit Rube Walter with a pitched bf.ll lo force over the winning run. Vcrn Bickford nnd the Boston Braves spoiled Ihe Chicago Cubs a 4-0 lead on Dee Fondy's grand slam homer and roared back tn win. 6-4. The Philadelphia Phils climbed to the .500 mark with a double Ry The Assc Baseball terms, some nf Ihem ialpd I'rt-ss anyway, must be like some people— Olympic trials. Today's track finals also im:lrdr the 2on-rncler dnsh, which sivmlrl be nnolher Ameii^^i; trinnip)]. and the hop. step and jump wHii Dru- zUiiin Abhemar F. cla Silva favor- Russia Is leading Ihe urmrric Uil with the Olympic United Slntr.1 In second place afier three days of rotnpetition. fine to strcncth * Thai's the way It looks with Chattanofina. Twice this summer CJinllanoot'ji pulled itself into first place In the Southern Association baseball rni-c si ml iwice Chaltn- iio'iRa couldn't hold first loner ennvmh to start gcllim; mail at that address. Today. Chattanooga is in a tie for second while four days ago Mends Clothiers won a H-K1 rie-itaikmR about winning the pennant, from ^lie SI Implement f>,m- : The count last ni»ht the Sof'h.-ill ] Lookom.s u-fls 8-4 Clothiers Win 14-13 Verdict \ InBWLContesti Midget Netmen In Semi-Finals Of City Meet Two more players moved up yesterday afternoon as play In the midget division of the Y's City Tennis Tournament moved Into the semi-final rounds, Marvin Zellner and Fred Hodges won second round matches yesterday lo move Into Ihe semi-final bracket. Zellner defeated .lacli Thompson 6-4, 6-1 nnd Hodces beat Jimmy Casselberry 6-2, 6-3. Hodge* Is scheduled to meet Di'an Dougherty In the seml-linals and Zellner will take on Kenneth Stanley. The winners of these matches will Play for the city championship. Play _ln Ihe men's and Junior dt- Msion of the tournament is scheduled to get underway this wclc Kilowatters Trounce Dirty Sox in CSL Play Ark-Mo Power-Southwestern Bell's lci\ B nc-le.iding Ktlmvsttcrs added another full game (o their Commercial Softball League margin yesterday afternoon as they trounced the second place Courier News o'irtv SIM 11-1 al Maloney Park. The Kiinsvatlprs spoiled Ihp .Sox four hlls. Southern Association Birmingham 8, Chattanooga 4 New Orleans 5. Litlle Rock 3 Memphis 11, Mobile 9 Atlanta 7. Nashville 2 TODAY'S GAMES .Valional League Cincinnati at Brooklyn Chicago at Boston nteht Pittsburgh at Philadelphia nlaht Only games scheduled contracted players for the came The pame will be re-i>lav?d at a Inter dalr. This afternoon Sullivan-N'i'.-.nn was scheduled lo play the y team in another leapne game. a run In Ihe iirst, Inning and then came roaring back to sew up the victory with a three rim second In- nln?. Then lo add Insult to Injviry, Ihev pushed four more runs home In the third frame and four more In Ihe fifth. Jnitiw Parrish pitched four-lit! ball for the KlloivrvUcrs and In only one Inning. Ihe third, did he. zive up more than one hit. He allowed the Dirty Sox only five bnse runners and one of these was erased on the base paths. Freddie Rounsavnll started tor the Dirty Sox and pitched until Ihe fifth when Clantle Sparks lonk nvnr Ihe mound chores. Rounsavall was the loser. Chrlstis with four tills In four l.imp.s «t bat was the Kllowalters leading hitler. Ledhetter. Harbor.! Oriffln and Sparks cot the Couriers The victory extended the ICM le.iRiie lend In t<ra and a half Raines over the Dirty Kox. • N 0 ^jyyue was schednlerl in Ihe IcacuOhlR afternoon but tomorrow the Dirty Sox are scheduled to p'r-.y Farmers Hanks. t-Tnine in Birmingham's favor and drop the Lookouts 2 !2 games he- hind Atlanta. The Crackers methodically won ai^ain 7-2 from Nashville. Mobile, a sari vision of ilsell In better June days, lost the 10th straiHht, n-i) to Memphis. From the way things are going all that wars wrom; with New Orleans was insufficient gamcs with Little Rock. New Orleans, an- Ark.—The Wilson In- : nother erstwhile league leader de- rtepenrtent softhall tram pla.verl , fealfti Ihe Travs *-3 last ni^ht for host Ixi HiRhlaud Heights o[ Mem- the second straight time alter a phis, Monday niBht. 'Hie Rnine at | disasterous run apainst Memphis tlrst was n dose well played br.ll i Birmingham and Atlanta eame. with Memphis leading 3-!. I . Wilson, however, found a silrse. of' power nl. Ihe pl/itn sroiins; four rims i in each the third, fourth nnrt fifth 1 innines lo win 21-8. Good fielriiniz backed Wilson Softball Team Wins 21-8 American I^eague Boston at Chicago New York at Cleveland night Washington at. Detroit Philadelphia at St. Louis nip hi Southern Association Chattanooga at Birmingham New Orleans at LittleRock Mobile nl Memphis Atlanta at Nashville. City Softball Standings Wichita Youth and Hollywood Singer Lead Broad moor Play COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. W) — A 17-year-old Wichita. Knn. t schoolboy and a Hollywood sinirer i were among 32 qualifiers who to- i day begin championship match) play in the annual Broadmoor In-i vitatioiial Golf Tournament. j The medalist Is Bobby V I c k e r s. i His 1-under-par 69 wns the best) round shot in tuo days of rjimlify- ~ ~—— ins play and five strokes better- t \i/ than his older brother, J i m. na- 1 ° oo " s Worry Chinese tional collegiate champion from the University of Oklahoma. The singer Is Gordon McRae He was one of the seven players to just barely quality with 15s. Qualifying with even par 70 wert I.oy Martin. Tulsa. and Keith Fowler. Arrimore. okla. John Winters Tulsa, qualified with a 74 Potatoes, But No Tops CENTRALIA. 111. W)—The potato shortace macle Ben Ruchholz worry ahot:t the many vacant spaces in his potato patch. He dus down lo see why his seed had not sent up plants. He found many potatoes as large as hen eggs. Now he's wondering if a ne\v topless potato has been developed by a quirk of nature. SINGAPORE W-Chinese educators have expressed fears that the Singapore government's plan to "Malayanise" Chinese school textbooks is going to kill Chinese culture. The Federation ot Chines* Schools Is to appeal to the Chinese Chamber of Commerce to convens a meeting of leading Chinese associations, guilds, and cultural organizations to discuss th« matter. Head Courier News Classified Ads.' pi','her Midget League Standings rollec labh.shment of grant collefes were subsequently ! Wil -on's established In each state ot thei fc!lt United States. j Rofibnll teams rcckinp to 3 ,-hed- ule p^mps should contarl. 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