Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on April 9, 1951 · Page 6
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 6

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Monday, April 9, 1951
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NEWS <CONN.), MONDAY, APRIL 9, 1051 ^w v 3 ^ • ''-.>',• • - ' Shea May Hurl Against Boston Braves In Exhibition Tilt Naugatuckian Has Good Chance Of Bertfc With Yanks The' pitfcfth/gfmagic, which has been absent from, the arm of'Frank Shea for three seasons, appears to be returning, if three good exhibition -appearances by the former •Naugatuck, High hurler is any m- latest showing-, FRANK SHEA ; against'the .Class B Austin team Friday, Shea gave up one hit over a five inning .stretch". He struck .out six men, and didn't give up a free pass. ' Larry Berra, who caughtifor Shea when he was a rookie sensation in 1947 . said, "I been -telling you the- .guy's got it "once more^ and now you've got to believe me! Frank's got his fast ball hopping like it did before" h& lostjhis stuff in 1948." • 'Against\the University of Southern California on March 26, Shea- injured a bsck rnucsie, and it was feared it would put the'big right handcr out of action for some time, but Shea reported'that it. gave him no trouble against the Austin club. For Yankce^manager Casey Stengel, a comeback by. the Naugatuck- lan. might ;mean 'a third" straight pennant. 'T.tvas Immensely pleased. I'm not interested in the statistics of what Shea did on the mound. I'm not trying to find out if his arm is as alive as it used ,td be," •aid "Old Case" after the game. "'• . .. "Frankly I .think he is regain- Ing that zing. And in any case I want to see-.ail-'l .can of. him. Definitely he'll stick-with the club until we fceach New York." ; : 'According to Stengel, Shea may feee action this week In the scries with the Boston Braves. : ; i Charlie 'B e r ry, an American League- umpire who •' worked the Austin game is quoted as saying, '''It's th c best I've seen Shea look elnce 1947. The slider that used to' be his best pitch was back. Also lie Deemed to be trigger accurate with It: once more." ' Fishermen use a leaf from an automobile : spring ; to: pry- abalones from their wave-s.wept rocky homes. : -.:' 'i" Fox Makes Waterbiiry Debut Tomorrow Waterbury, April 9—Chief Little Fox, famous Sioux Indian, makes his debut here at the Sports Center tomorrow, night against little Abe Coleman, rugged New York veteran, in a 30-minute exhibition wrestling test. Little Fox has met the outstanding matmen in the country over a period of years and has an impressive record, according to Matchmaker Jess McMahon. Another 30-minute mat event shows Felix Kohnke, of Chicago, and Mighty Yousuff, champion of Turkey, in what should be an interesting bout. The main event Tuesday between the teams of Tony Galento and George Lenihan, 240-pounders, against Chick Garibaldi and Eddie Zaharias, Colorado, will be decided on a best-of-three fall afafir. Galento recently returned to the U. S. after a successful tour of Europe where he won five matches. REPLACEMENT—Tom Morgan turned in 19 consecutive scoreless innings as evidence that the Yankees had a replacement for Whitey Ford, now in the Army. The 20ryear-old Morgan won 17 games for Binghamton of tho Class A Eastern League last season. (NEA) ADS DO SELL.v. ; Furniture.. .cars .. .homes... if you ;; want to buy, sell or trade ... let the ;0' WANT ADS ': ,^...•..-.--.; >r .,.r market place! You can furn- jsh'a home inexpensively, _ get a letter job . . . buy a good used car ... through the WANT ADS! Remember, Classified Ads reach more people than anj other sales medium. Use them ~ read them!' ; IN THE || NAUGATUCK DAILY NEWS 20-GAME MEN—-Bob Feller, left; B'ilL Wight, center, andJEwell Blackwell are potential ?0-gatae win- with, the Indians, Bed Sox and. Reds, respectively. .(NBA) Yanks, Bosox Rout Minor Leaguers Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio were again the big guns in the attack of the New York Yankees,as they whipped Houston of the Texas League yesterday 15-9. Both clouted homers. iDiMaggio, who is hitting .377, had his first three-hit day, and Mantle, who is pelting the pill at a mean .417, mawe two safeties. Tom Morgan pitched for inningn for the Yanks, but wasn't his usual self. He gave up eight hits and four runs. . Sox Win Header The Boston Red Sox won a double header from the Class AA Birmingham team of the Southern Association 2(^6, and 13-6. Clyde Vollmer homered twice for the Sox, while Lou Boudreau, Dom tHMaggio, Ted Williams, Bob Doerr, Fred Hatfield an'd Tom Wright each hit one. Walt Dropo, who suffered an injured wrist two weeks ago, socked a double as a pinch hitter. His, Rams Clash Wednesday; Healy Possible Starter New Haven, April 9 — Baseball irt New Haven will get its .official start on Wednesday afternoon at 3: at Yale Field when the Elis tackle Pep Faces Ortiz In Los Angeles St. Louis, Mo., April 9—(UP) — F o T. m e r ,'world's Ifeatherweig-ht champion Willie Pep of Hartford makes another bid on the comeback trail at St. Louis in a 10-round fight April 17th. The? little Connecticut boxing master takes on lightweight Baby Ortiz of Los Angeles. Ortiz will probably outweigh p ep by five or six pounds. Sandy Saddler took away Pep's world title in a-.stirring battle at the Yankee Stadium last Seotem- ber. VVTLI.IAMSI, KOBINSON ACTIVE Don Ellis, and Middleweight 'hapion Ray Robinson .meet to- nig-ht in an over the weight bout n Oklahoma City tonight; Another top bout will be held Wednesday night in Chicago, when Lightweight king Ike Williams -runs into Frit2 Pruden of Canada. Both are non title affairs. VIN HEALY an always good Fordham dlub. At the same time, at the field adjacent to the Coxe. Cage, the varsity lacrosse team will make its 1951 debut in a game with Springfield College. The Eli nine has been having its measure of success during a spring- vacation swing through-the south- land, which wound up yesterday, in aoontest with'Lafayette at East- 011, and the 20-man squad arrived in New Haven late Saturday, night. Down through the years the Rams and the Elis have engaged in some pretty 'stirr'ing""dianio.nd battles, most of them, close oneirun affairs, similar to last year's engagement when the Rose Hill nine walked off with a 4 -3 decision after nine tinnings of fine collegiate baseball. It was Tom Casagrande who pitched and batted. fof'.'Fbr'd- ham, hut the Naugatuck Valley Hogan Cops First . .Ben. Hogan, wh.Q h v as^.one of _the?' most : amazing' comebacks in "sports"' history, won the Masters golf championship yesterday at Augusta, Ga., .with a. brilliant 68 on the last, round. It is .the first time 1 that Hogan has won the tourney, although he came close on several -other occasions. Hogan's closest rival was' Robert Illegal, a pro from Tulsa, Oklahoma','who posted a 71 on the final round- _ Other, leading challengers, Lloyd Mangrum, Dave'Douglas, and Gary \Iiddlc.cpff, had rugged times on the. 10th",.llth, and 12th holes, which ms become known as "heartbreak highway." t Behind Hogan and Riegal in the itanding- came LewWorsham, Mangrum, Douglas, and Lawson Little: Pond Hill Midgets, (n Final Playoffs The Pond Hill. M*idgets. and.-the Torrington Vets face each other: in. the Grove Street Community .Club court tonight iii the final playoff game of the Pearl Street Community ..Club tournament. 'The game..;.is scheduled for 6 o'clock this evening. * I EXHIBITION BASEBALL •Philadelphia (A) 7, Baltimore 1. * Cincinnati 6, Washington 1. St. Louis (A) 11, San Antonio 5. .Chicago (A) 6 Chicago (N) 5. Atlanta 8, Brooklyn 6. • Beaumont (TL) 6, St. Louis CN) 5 New York (A) 15, Houston 9 Philadelphia (N) 10, Pittsburgh 9 Memphis 5, Detroit (A) 4. Boston Air (N). 16, Tulsa 11. Boston (A) 20, Birmingham 6 (1st). youngster is no longer around. During the off season, he signed a $40,000 bonus contract with the-pennant winning .Philadelphia Phils. -Yin Healy, - a former Naugatuck High school'.pitchor, may chuck for Fordham. Localites Figure Plans For Semi-Pro ... . - / -. Several local baseball players figure in the plans of Duke Delpo and Prank Devine, who, have high hopes of organizing a very strong semi-pro nine, in Wpte'rbury or Naugatuck, that Will give Naugatuck Valley fans headline dia'mond attractions during the summer. DelPo, who served as : Business manager of the Waterury Timers, and Devine, a well-known sportsman and ardent baseball enthusiast, are of the opinion that residents of the Valley will support a first class senii-prd club. Present plans call for home and home, series with the West Haven Sailors, ' Torrington Braves, Meriden Insllcos, and others. In addition, games would be booked with several leading road clubs. Efforts would also 'be made to b'rlng one or tw,o major league clubs here. A meeting of the players, club officials, and team backers is scheduled for the Waterbury Sports Center, tonight, at 8 o'clock shsjp. Several Colonial league players now residing in this area, have been invited to attend tonight's conflab. Those invited from the borough include Dick 1 . PisteTelli Gene Czaplicki, Ray Wisniewski, Cy Blanchard, Bob McDermott, and any other local player of minor league calibre. BABE'S BOY—Don Herman awaits his turn at bat for the' University of Southern California. The young outfielder is the son of Babe Herman, the old National League slugger 'now a coach with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Scouts say he's definitely a major-league prospect. (NEA) ALCAZAR Cpnt. Performance 6 to 11 p. m. , —., TODAY. — ' ' .« P T H I RIVER—Peddled to the Indians by the Browns', George Stirnweiss is back'with a pennant contender. Snuffy was eg. three world championship Yankee clubs. He is a tough fellow to take out of a double play and, as their regular second baseman, led the American League at bat, on • the bases and in the field. (NEA) f 7r ", m ^ 1S , an y t £ ln S but a sissy/s game, judging by the -expressions on the faces - lr^ '• • e ^. t> * nd Gardnar Mulloy. 'Flam'; 22. ranked second nationally, wore down the 37- -pld Davjs t Cjjp veteran JR the final of Miami Beach's Good Neighbct-Tournament. (NEA) r starring Yvonne DeCARLO Richard GREENE with Jackie 6UXSON A UnivetsaNnternational Picture ALSO - 5HIBLEV MD M Corliss Tues., tVed., Thurs. "G. I. JOE" and ' "Grounds for Marriage" .Tel. £144 for' Bunoint Time* ContiBuom JHMJ !:*« to 11 P. M. PLAYHOUSB ' Tues., Wed., Thurs. - rn-U-BI f »E»EBTJ — jt X «MNE POWELL .... Cci-Featnre; t'The'M. G. M. Story" Musical Pacemaker-News _ Tod>y— 'Td Climb The' Highest Mountain" and "Double Deal" , Sri., Sat.— "My Friend. Irma Goes West" and • "Cubap PirebaU" SKttL W Typmg & Short'iand Gets Jobs - Holds JolM Send for Information Post Junior, College 24 Central Ave, " Waterbury Tel. 4-8778 W THE SCOREBOARD Grayson Picks Cleveland. New York In Finaj Lineup By liABRY GRAYSON NUA" Sports Editor New York —(NEA)— Who d'ya like in the pennant races, who'll bounce down in front in the fall? If the Red Sox can't make it with Scarborough', Wight and Boudreau, there ought to be a saliva Leo Durocher Al Lopcx tesjt, pr something, but this observer has been around too long to go for. an old saw. The Bosox -will manage'to find a way. They always have; The Yankees probably will win by fqr ; ce of' habit, but thia handicapper is getting away froni the Bombers, too. . It's going to be a' new deal-all around, men, with the Indians and Giants winning exciting four-club races. . , ' Here, la what the crystal ball shows: ' ' AMERICAN NATJQNAI. Cleveland New \York Boston Brooklyn New York Philadelphia Detroit Boston Washington St. Louis Philadelphia Cincinnati Chicago Chicago St.: Louis Pittsburgh Cleveland will be steadier under Al Lopez. : ' " I^idia^ pitchers have led the American League in effectiveness the past two" years. With Suitcase Simpson, who manufactured 3S .in the Pacific Coasi League in left field, the Tribe shoots at 'the circuit's seasonal home run record of 182. Snuffy Stirnweiss is on hand to straighten out any trouble which may' arise;'in connection with the double play. > The Giants were the best club in baseball from mid-stream on last trip. . . (• '••••' lieo . Durocher has convinced that that he is doing something for them as well as himself. The big question is, "Will Jim Hearn and 1 Sal Maglie pick up where they left off ?" The same query could be put about any of the contenders, and you've got to ride along with the New York side's momentum,- es- P^cially with 77 gam<?s at the Polo BOUTH 8-A MEBIDES BOAB NEAR HITCHCOCK I,AKE NOW PLAYING Frefl Astaire - Beity Hutton "LET^S DANCE" (in Technicolor) JOHN WAYNE in "SEA SPOILERS" Popeye— Tom & Jerry Cartoons WED.—Aluii La<ld in Shows KHely Bnbi or Shine : •" '"Dartr 1 Til MWnijjiit ..... Children FKEE! Srlttg ..the kiddles. Snack J5ar. Cartoons. Smoke, eat, rclux. In, car BpeakBrn. 1'crtcct vision. REPAIR WORK ON AUL MAKES OF CAllS G. M. C. TRt CKS —Sales - Service— J-C. Raytkwich, JR; AUTO ACCESSORIES 106 SOUTH 'MAIN Sri Telephone 40M Grounds with its Chineac foul lines. ' :With; Art Houtteman in olive drab, the Tigers start with a minus 1$; .-•• -,.-V : ....-•-.' Joe DiMaggio indicates that this may be his last time out with the Yankees, and first and third bases are uncertain. Mickey Mantle may be marvelous, but even if the Army 'd6esh't • tiike him, the Joplin Jolter 'lias to learn 'his way around. The 'pitching ; shortage could extend be- 'yond the absent Whitey. Ford. If Erv Palica is called by the armed forces, Chuck Dressen may hurt his eyes looking for .Brooklyn pitching beyond Newcfombe and Roe. There are the familiar stories centering around left field and third base. Philadelphia's Whiz Kids are a year older, but are without Curt Simmons, and you saw what happened to them last summer, when the slick southpaw marched off with the National , : Guard. It's no longer Spahn and Sain and pray for rain on the National League side in Boston. Vcrn Bickfprd then goes to work, but outside of -the Big Three, the Braves are not spec- iacular. The Cardinals still have Musial, Slaughter and Schoe'ndiest, but holes show elsewhere, and the pitching! staff . : ,is: incredibly antique. . The Reds, especially with Ewell • Blackwell,; .are. ..capable of stirring up trouble. The others couldn't get any higher,, with DiMaggio/ Williams, Kiner and Rosen.'"- ->-.-• - TK. WE HAYt IT...81G MCHHR-OT A <tJM- MAIN-KILBRIDE MA&PAKETTLEl ON THE RicfcanflONG-JIbgftANMU ft«X COU7NS 2nd HIT 'LAST HOLIDAY' /UK emmu • *>•*** umntu. STARTS WEDHCIDHY Ml ManMiu UP ntONT' ».»« WArnf. r.» iwnt. • „r»tt • 'OHt SUSANHA-;4~ . CHILDREN Thc' the' : ' -Marine Corpa- '.•'•'.,-, "HALLS OF MONTEZUMA' : and •11 'WHEN YOU'RE SMILING" ; ..With Frankie Laine ;^Box Office Opens At .','' ""•'' 6:30 jp. m. ' Show Starts At 7:00 P, M. • . Feature Shown Twice ; Saturday, Sunday Night* Peter Paul, Inc.' NAUGATUCR, <JONK. Manuf actnrcM of Nation's Largest Selling COCONUT CANDY BARS EXCHANGE BINGO 14 NortJiM^in St. Watorbury, Conn. Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Afternoons Free Series At 1:30 Open Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights £ -.., ..-*. 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