The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 25, 1952 · Page 8
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 25, 1952
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COUNTER NEWS JTJtT M, Wfl Juniors Beat W. Memphis 6-2; Play Jonesboro Today Legion Team Advances In District Tournament WALNUT RIDGE — Blylheville's American Legion juniors got another crack at Jonesboro today after they got back in the District IB tournament running with a 6-2 win over West Memphis here yesterday. Jonesboro. which lost (o Pisgoft 6-1 yesterday, was Fchednled to clash with Blytheville at 10 a.m. today in the losers' bracket. The learn that loses this snme. will be knocked out of the double-elimination tournament as both have lost ont> ?ame. Either Jerry Dyer or Edrt<i' Stcmac was scheduled to take Ihe mound aeainst Jonesboro today. It's Dyer's turn on the mound as Sumac pitch- i nlyllisvillc ed day before yesterday, so he prob- Mosloy If ably got- Ihe nod. Three runs in Ihe sls'.li innins iced the game for Blythcvillc yef- terday Jan Bayrtcr vent the nine inninp distance for the victors al- loivine seven hits. BlvihevClc cot but six hits elf Burnett. West Memphis hurlnr. but • they were enough. One of '.he six ; hits was a third inning home run by leadoff batter Tommy Mos!ey. 1 Rayder Fanned 12 ' Blytheville scored single runs in ! Smith If the second and third Innlntrs to \ nodcers take an early \rnd and the three runs in the sixth were innre than encmsh but they adrled another insurance run In Ihe seventh. West Memphis pot sincle tallies in the fourth and ninth frames. Ravder kept West Memphis' seven hits well scattered as he turned ! Totals . in a well-iiHched performance. He Mnick out 12 West Memphis batters, walked only one and hit one baiter. Cat'-hrr Charlt-s earner with two fitraicht, doubles In the seventh and eishlh innings, led Hlylheville's attack and Johnson and nurnett each cot tv.n hi'.-, for ihe losers, Box score: Hill Garner c Childness ll> ... Kymiin cf Whi'eiihunt 3b Hnys rl West 2b Rayder p Total', West Memphis Cobiirn 2b ... Mooro 3b .. Spider ss , . Johnson of Burnett p . Cralf; rf Fall Ib .. All . . 5 .. 2 .. 4 4 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 31 All , 4 .. 4 .. 1 .. 4 R 1 t 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 B II a i o l 0 0 0 0 0 Legion Midgets Defeat Jaycees 11 Runs in First Not Enough to Win In Midget Loop Tilt .. 34 Basketball, Mathias Take Olympic Spotlight HELSINKI (&> —The tall Untied States Basketball team and Bob Malhlas took the center of the Olympic spotlight t/iday. temporarily shoving aside the record-breakers of the regular track and Held program. The Jayceps' Midoris Frnred 1 runs in t lie /1 rsl- t M F O i n ni nz s of a Midget League gamr at Ninth B'r^pt [>nrk yesterday affrrnoon bu', it wasn't Piiou^h as thp A merit 1 in legion r,irne [rnrn behind In the last, inninor to takp a 13-12 victory. "i The Legionnaires turned (he tide M with five runs earh In ihn first ^ i nnd sprnnrl innlnss n nd t'.vo in thp % I fourth- Thpn. with two 1 out. tlirv I j pushed r»rros> thp wmninq run in [ .' i the InM of thp fifth on a walk and j G two MraJuht. hit--;. j 0 i The Jfiycop.^ Jumped on Fitter-1 f) aid, AniPrirnn I.r^ion startrr. Fnr \l\ 1 runs on p Is h t hi i.-s 11 I li ^ f irs t inn-; — ine and nrldrd nnothpr oft rrll-if; G pitchp.r Howard in the sprnnrl on; II i a hit nnd an crrnr. mid it. Ino^rd ' 0 I like thfj jaycpps wrrp going to make ; 0, n rout of Ihn affair I 1 ! Rut, thr Anicrlrnii I,r^lon. aPrr j 1 i Inediit? Brown for flvn run. 1 ! nn i 0 thrpe hit* in thp Mrpl. matt-hod this - in the second to pull wifhln hvo runs, Then. In thp fourth, t h P v scored two morp (allies on a u-alk a nd I wo si nu !P.S t r> t If* (,hp srovp. Singles by Fitzgerald nnd Conifer aftnr Lufz had walked with two away In the last. Inning brought, thp winning run hnmc. IIKLAKS WOK!,[> M.SKK -Adhi-ninr Fr.rrcira DC Silva oi Brnzil ]ert|>s to n new world record anc] a n'":: Olympic mnvk in the hop. slop and jump evcnl oi the 15rh olymiiic gamrs in Helsinki. He leaped 53 fi'i't. 2.55 indies, bii-nkiiii; hir. o\vn wurld mark of 52 feet, 6.30 inches and Ihe Olympic mark of 52 fcrl, b !>:i Inches, set In 1935 in Berlin by Aimito Tajifna of Japan. lAf \Vircphoto by radio from London) AMERICAN LEAGUE W L, Pet. GB York 56 36 Boston 51 39 A'ashlngton 60 41 Cleveland 51 42 Chicago 49 4ft 'hiladelphia l.. !x>uls Detroit 41 43 36 58 30 60 .609 ... .567 4 .549 5', .543 5' .521 8 •1BH 11 .33321 .333 25 NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. GB Brooklyn 61 24 .718 ... New York 55 31 .640 fi'i St. Louis 5t li hlcago 46 44 .511 11 ii Philadelphls 46 45 .505 18 Boston -• 31 SI .4^3 24'i Cincinnati 38 S5 .400 27 Pittsburgh 25 70 .263 41 Are Giants Starting Push? Win 2 in Row from Cards By JACK HAND Associated Prew Sporf« Writer Are the New York Giants starting their big push? Two straight over the red hot St. Louis Cardinals whila Brooklyn split four wilh their "cousins" fi-om Cincinnati ha« revived pennant talk at the Polo Grounds. • Not that they ever gave up. But the suiht of the Dodge r£ vanishing Into the distance with no sign - • - jof help from the Reds, Braves and fi l 2 I Pirates was enough to discourage IS-vilthe struggling Giants. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Allanta Chattanooga New Orleans Mobile Nashville Elirminsham Memphis Little Rock. W 59 57 56 52 43 47 47 44 Pet .570 .559 Still e<! 2 games behind the Brooks, the Giants can draw new hope from the performance of Max Lanier, the ex-Cardinal, A sad disappointment in early spring, Lanier appears to be rounding into his old hot weather form. At least he has the weather running his way. Lanler's six-hitter against hl3 old Si r . Louis mates yesterday for a Courier IS M U **S ' -13 tn ankers The* Cr.urler scored two runs in .the top half of the This aftprnoon, ihp KKv-inls Club j s [ X th innlne and then brut off a Farmers Dink rally in the bottom half was scheduled [° Pl a v f' lf * Rotar\ r Club m another league game nt Y ESTE KD A V 'S R KS L ! LTS American League Cleveland 4 New York 2 Ch:c.;?o 3 Boston 0 Detroit 4 Washington 2 St. Louis 4 Philadelphia 3 Nail unit League Cincinnati 3-1 Brooklyn 2-2, second game 11 innings New York 9 St. Louis 6 Eoston 3 Chicago I Only game. 1 ; scheduled Southern Association Chattanooga 9, Birmingham T New Orleans 5, Little Rock 2 Mobile 6. Memphis 5 Atlanta 8, Nashville 6 .Mo:9-!> decision was bis fourth win in .5DO j his last five games. The 36-year- .4fifi ! old lefty had been beaten the last ,461 | thi'Rp limes he faced the Cards, .452' Bobby Thomson, Dave Williams, .440 I Sal Yvars and Jim Rhodes hit | home runs in the Giants' 11-hit at- |iack on loser Harry Brecheen and i three inhers. The Giant? almost made up more sro'md but Brooklyn came back to shade Cincinnati, 2-1, on Duke ! Snider's llth inning homer after the Reds hnd won the first half of the series between the two cos- tenders, leaving the fourth -places Tribe S& games back of the Ytnkfl and only one percentage point behind third-place Washington, Garcia Wlnn*r Nfike Garcia registered his 14tfa win and third over tbe Yanks with a seven hitter. He had a shutout nff- til tho sixth when Yogi Beira'i 2ls( homer tied the score. With a chance lo gain on ths Yanks, both the runnerup Boston Red Sox and Washington fell down. Boston was shut out by Chicago's Lou Kretlow, 3*0, winning his first game of the season, Kretlow, tt» fellow wbo hits that long golf ball, allowed only two hits and »truck out nine. Sam White doubled In the .second and Faye Throneberry beat out a bunt in the third for the only hits, Walt Dropo continued his longr distance-hitting for Detroit with a two-run tie-breaking homer in ths a 4-2 edge over Wight was the eicrhth inning for Bill America's tu F o-platoon basketball .-squad opened its defense of the title the United States has always won sin^e the sport was nddcd to the Olympic program, by whipping Hungary 66 to 48 with an unimpressive performance. Mathias, defending champion in the decathlon who set a new world record for the 10 events in winning thft American tryoiifs, scored 1,725 points In l.hc first two events. That left Mathias, at that Etage, 10 points behind Milton Campbell, the Plainfield, N. J, schoolboy, but the handsome Tulare, Cnlif,, athlete held the favorite's role. Campbell scored 1,028 points the 100-meter dash, in which he turned in the fastest time, 10.7 seconds. He added 107 more in the broad Jump with a leap of 22 feet 1.35 inches. Mathlns rnn Hie 100 in 10.n for B46 points and broad Jumped 22 feet 10.BO" inches lo score 779 more, This left him well behind the pace he set in the try outs, where he rolled up the record toinl of 7,825 points. At tho same stape In the trials, Malhias had 1,821 points Carlos Vero of Chile held third place with 1.644 points. "Awfl Rusty" Basketball Coach Wavcen Worn ble characterized his team as "aw fully rusty" In Us first appearance but big Clyde LovoHette, who WHS held to nine points, called It "lousy." Argentina's speedy tetim looked very good in the opening game as it whipped The Philippines. 85 to 59. The United Sln'.es advanced to j the second round in the Zencincr ! team competition, \vmninc eight j bouts in the first rounri mid ertcing ! nit Russia, 20-31 on hits, In Its pool. Russia nlso mmliEled for the next round. The water polo competition aU > began with Egypt. Hungary, •ermnny and Yugoslavia scoring asy "Victories in early mnlches. Thn mnln events In Irnck and eld were scheduled Lo resume this afternoon and them vvns every location that Ihe record-breaking lace of the first five dnys would ie continued. In 20 events so lar, 18 world or Olympic records have been broken or equaled. Killotl Ib Rounsavnll a Taylor 2b Srown p Renfro cf Graham If ferry RS Wlllford 3b Wheat rf Totals American Legion Howard Ib-p U 3b-lb zaprnld p-8 Con Her cf Noakes If While ss Barnes 3b-c Jarrett 2b Lovelace rf Totals Pels, Bears Open Crucial Series Tonight AH 4 i 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 32 All 4 4 4 i 3 3 3 3 3 n 2 2 2 2 I I 1 1 0 12 R 2 2 2 2 1 3 t 0 0 11 or the extra frame to take a wild 14-13 victory over the Money Changers in a Commercial Softball Lrayue till al Maloney Park. n The gome dnvcloprd intn FI slxrzfr*'. .it ihe Courier's le?.d with three early vnrh the Dirty Sox scurinr; , runs in the third and three in the seven nins nn<i Karniers Bank four! tourlh. in the first inntnc. | Then in the fifth with a man on. Hall hit a long home run wi roe the Fcore His homer ivas one of the three hit by Farmers Bank Gnnn and Berry hill also the circuit . Rfsgulruirm five-inning pl.iy ended with the score tied at 12-12 Then with two out in the sixth the Cornier pushed across its two win-, nmc runs. But Farmers Bank came back to ^core one run and had the tying run on base before the Dirty Sox choked off the rally. ThP Courier News .lent Hn re pitrhrrs to flip hill in an effort m Ojsavc ihn panif. Lucius st.'irtcd \virh I i F r e d d t c Houn=nvall coming in ' the fir^t. inning nnd workmn until ^Uhe fifth. Baker was the winning ,. I pitcher. I1 The Farmers Bank u*cd tv.o hnrl- 01 ers \vith Robert Cox slrtrting: and 3! Ro?s Cafriwell coming on in the 3 ] third. Cnldwcll was the loser. 1 i After the big first inning the Div- 1 f t> - Sox came up with three mnie 1 j runs in the second on a homrr with toners. hit for Sox' 31 13 10 ie victory was the Dirty Oj two on bv Haywood Hardy nnd thry | nimh oi the? season and it cut Ark- 0 : got two more in the third. But the ! Mo Power's lead to two and one' Money Changers kept pecking away i half games. Foresters Killing Parasitic Mistletoe ST. ANTHONY. Idaho i/Pi —Foresters are trying to give a kiss of dcnth to H variety of mistletoe In some- forostfi of the Intcrmmmtnin Match Play Gets Underway in Colonial Amateur Meet National League Cincinnati at New York St. Lxnns at Brooklyn, ni?ht. Pittsburgh at Boston, nicht. Chicago at Philadelphia, nicht, American League New York at Detroit, nicht. douhlehpnrler, 3-2- As a result the Dod2Prs now have a 14-3 ertsje in reason pfay o\ r et the Reds. Snider's smash was the 100th homer of his big league career. It come off Frank Smith who took up che pitching job after Ewoll Black- was lifted for a pinchhitter in the 10th. Blacky had pitched his he?i eame of the reason until replaced. Smith now ha.s lost ei^ht frames, five of them to the Dod- ecrs. Rookie Ben Wnde went all the way fnr Brooklyn with a fine four-hitter for win No. 11. Church Masterful Bubba Church, the ex-Phil who had yielded the Dodders 4D njns W inning since the start of the lf>51 season, shut them out until Washington, winner. The SI. Louis Browns ended their seven-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the" Philadelphia A's on Bobby Young's sixth-inning homer. Witdness kept Ned Garver in trouble throughout the game but h» survived for his sixth victory. Sam. Zoldak suffered his fifth straight 3oss. City Softball Standings Philadelphia at Chicago i2~i night, the seventh inning of the opener. Washington at Cleveland, night. Boston at St. Louis, night. Southern Association Birmingham at Atlanta Memphis at Little Rock New Orleans at Mobile Chattanooga at Nashville Midget League Standings COMMERCIAL Team Kilowatters Dirty Sox Money Changers . . Planters Leather Pullers . .. LEAGUE W. L. . 11 3 .. 9 5 10 BAY Liters chevrolets Mead's Plowboys Moose YMCA . . WINDOW LEAGUE 12 . 8 .. S .. 4 . 3 .. 2 Team Lions American Legion Yarbro Jaycees Rotary Kiwanis Despite Rube Walker's run-scoring rtoijble in the seventh and Jackie Robinson's llth homer In the eighth, he wont the route for his second win. A n rt y Semimck homered tor the Reds. Ed Mathewp. a top candidate Eor National League "rookie of the" hit his 16th homer and later scored on Walker Cooper's double in Boston's 3-1 victory over Ihe I jcbic.iso Cuhs. Sid Gordon also!- c , ., ,,. , homered for the Braves off loser \ POtOtO-rie/Cf ArrpOft Turk Loivn. The Cubs had 13 hits off Jim Wilson and Lew Burdette. Pel. The Phillies and Pittsburgh were 1 mo! not scheduled. .714: Talk of a New York Yankee nm- rnl away in the American faded as .129 Clevelnnd handed Tom Morgan a .161 4-2 loss in his last hall game before Pet. .788 .84* .467 .333 .231 .923 .667 .417 564 .273 .200 ST. J OHN 'S, Can ads I.4 5 )—Doug •Moore, who recently gained his pri* vate pilot's license at an air cadet inspection, later had to make a forced landing in a small plane. He A brought the plane down in a pota- ^ . to patch about. 175 feet tons. Tha .000 joinins the Army. The -,vin squared ' only damage 'vas to Ihe propeller. The Southern AssoclnUon's refreshed nnd refurbished Gulf Coast representatives — Mobile nnd New Orlonns — po hack io work on each other toniirht and (heir -l-dny series may ho Wnlerloa for one of them. Ghouirt Mobile lose the scries, by say three games lo one, Mobile's chances nf remaining: n pennant contender would become less than slim. Mobile already is 7'^ games buck oT first plncn Atlnntn. six behind Chattanooga and five bark of Now Orleans. And, with Atlanta find Chattanooga playine sohd baseball, the Hears hove a long way to go to the lor II - isn't, thp decorative or kissing kind of mistletoe. It's a dwarf or j falsn mlst.lnioc, n parasite which ! robs n host tree of plnnt food. The j mIMleloe slows t.hp growth of trees, | ril5tort-<: ihrir shape find sometimes i kills rhem. "'• AA/™ ;„ *T'^in»Mo^i' Grant A. Mnrne. Tnrfrhce National j TT I n III I VMJ 11V V Forest supervisor, said srlertive her- j blcldes <wrrd killers) ore used to destroy the parasite. Paris, Ft, Smith T New Orleans needs about an even break in the series to remain n j close challenger and a clean sweep' to close in on the two leaders. New Orloan^ completed its 3-1 scries last tiicht apainst IjHIle Rnck with a 5-2 victory. Mobilf*. rt-ccnl loser of 10 in a row, won Us second in succession from Memphis, fi-5. Neil her trained nn inch on At- lan'n and Chattanooca however. Atlanta won from NashviUe. 8-6. and OhrUUnooca from Birmingham. 37, Sow Farrows 19 Pigs RALEIGH, N.C. /?1 — A pr.ilifK sow recrnily farrniv&rl 1H o;e? ou one hHcr on a Tyrrrlt County farm All pigs were appnrpr.tU- normal and hr-althy at blrih. The liner i.~ | the fourth fnrrowe-1 by tho h^.lf MEMPHIS. Tenn, '--?> --The Coin- yr-ir-old Tcnnpsseean, went Into i . nial Amateur Invitational Golf,fhst romvi match pby today, j Tournament, with a new low medal i Mn-on Rucif?lph, former National [score put. In the books by nn IB- > Junior Champion [rom Clarksvillp, fired a second round qualifying score of 53 yesterday, givins; him a 3fi- hnlr tolnl of 134. His 63 was seven- nndrr pur. Thr piwinns competitive course rrrrirri wn^ fiJ. .-?{ by Gary Miridle- coff nnd tird by Bnminy iSnoad, Bc.-idos Rudolph, 3i other colf- ci5. inrUidinr: Defending Cham- -pian Robbins Jr., of Mem- phi.-, "".'cro Cjiinlifted for the cham- pinnship lir.:rH. Eo^:-, C'ollm?. Ark-in;,i.=; left-hand- BOONEVILLE. Ark. ^Pi—Defend- ' n^ champion Bn mi evil IP will meet; Hunic and half Pol.ii'.d -Chmri ?o-v. | She bore 9 pigs in the first llff*r,: 13 in thp f-pcond and 1*5 in the thirJ. • Bi">*h tf;iiiis commit f Dos Arc tonight a> fir-'t rniinrl piny rontlnur? in the ArXan'-as F^mi- Pro B: s* 1 bnll lonrmnimi hrrf*. Stuttgart, will Inf Blythrville in the final first rounri contest. P,nris Hurlrr Le^n Mrchtn^n Ean- upri Ifi mon nnri .il:°'.vf!il onlv tonr hn.' in pitchlnc bis iram to an 8-1 virtnvy over Ptar Ci Tv . In thr npcninc f :;imn. F^rjth Ft. Smith edrsrd. Gny, R-T. in Ifi-;r,!iin^s, p.i^ht errorji. ed chnmptfm from Montirello. shot r.^-7^ ^ qualify at MO and John Buxirk of Mnnctte, shot 74-GS. to qunhfy at 142, Tb° rif:i'.-er is second only to the musk;*}' in C^ n aria's annual 6 la nulinn *ur crop. T Iry it-you'l! know why MAN-SIZED — Ernie Bargcr. 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