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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JULT 29, 1953 Marciano Kayoes Matthews in 2nd 'Ready for Walcott', Victor Cries After Easy Triumph H.\ JACK HANI) NEW YORK (Al 1 )—Rocky Jlarciftno eyes million dollar title shot at Joe Wak'olt after bis sen Harry Matthews. ••Marciano anrt Walcot will rto atl you cnn put in." said Jim Norris, international Boxing Cluli president after liisl night's Yankee Stadium elimination bout. ''A million is a conservative Kiicss. run counting television or theali'i' TV." -I'm ready for Walcott," said the imbenlen Brockton. Muss., slim- ger. "I cnn anybody T .llcavyweiKlil. Champion Jersey bis sensational two-round knockout It ilartcd to sprinkle. Matthews won >omid N T 0. 1 on the cards ol Referee Ray Miller, .Indues Harold Barnes and Joe Agnello and The A. P. but thai was nil liroiher. Two uuuchillK .hooks lo the Jaw, pome 30 -seconds afler a loiltf looping iljilit sinned Matthews on his | way. brought victory lo swarthy no'rky, an 11 to 5 lavorite. Marci• aiio had an B'.i pound advantage al | 187': to Matthews' 119. j When the 29-year-old Matth lick ' went down on his buck, clawed step! the ro])t:i In an attempt to get lip iii'ihe ring with. I i ami ihen collapsed over the bottom don't say how I'll] strand, he lost his first right since come out with j 13.13. His last loss also was a KO by Eddie Rooki'i 1 In 1313. In his Icmj- 105-bont (Career he has lost only torn 1 mid was unbeaten in his last 70 until Marciano came along. Kml fnr Mallliovs Marciano. 21, put a spectacular eml 10 the fabulous Matthews story. No question about that, scoring h'is 3111) knockout In 42 all-wiiinhii; fisllts. tiouky proved again his stunning power and .strength WITH Hlf STKIK.KOLIT ( COMPLEX LICKED, I 0»/4VVA/V MIOCS Y WAVES A POISED BAT / SSOCIATION W L Pet 59 If, .502 50 47 .557 .647 .401 .477 .477 Atlanta New Orleans Chattanooga Mobile Nashville Hirnnn^ham Memphis Little Jtock NATIONAL l.i:A(ilIi: W L I'd. OB lii 28 .085 57 32 .040 56 41.513 4!) 4(i .510 47 31 .51)0 York . Louis Philadelphia Chicago HoMon Cincinnati I'itlsburijh Mickey MANTLE POTENTIAL GREATNESS, ZO, LOOMS EVEK SHAKPER. IN FOCUS AS THE LEGEND THAT DiMACCIO BEFORE THE MICK'S IN YANKEE 3TAOIUM. 40 S3 .430 51 .40(i •n 71 .216 AMKIUCAN I.I-:AOIJK W L Pel. GB 57 40 54 52 51 51 41 Leads of Yanks, Dodgers Shrink as Races Tighten Cords Hand Brooks 4th Straight Loss; Tigers Blast Bombers 12-2 By JOE REICHLER Associated Press Sports Writer Managers Charlie Dressen of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Casey Stengel of the New York Yankees were beseeching their bosses for more pitching help today after watching their once impregnable leads shrink like a p-dollar suit Joe. T never make prediclions. Bui Rocky MarclaJio I'm ready for hitu." Walcott, who watched Mardano's crunching lefl hooks lo the jaw sprawl Matthews on his back in 2:04 of the .second round, said he wns "looking tonvard lo meeting Marciano." Hack under the stands in Matthews' dressing room, manager Jack Hurley who does nil the talking for his Seattle fighter said "Harry was a glorified amateur for 10 years and tonight be reverted lo lype." Matthews had little lo say. grinning sheepishly. Neither had any alibi about bad hands or olficlals. A Marclano-Walcolt bout Sept. 23 at Yankee Stadium Is Mortis' goal. 31.188 Watched The payoff on Mnrl.-nno-Mal- the«s was disappointing in contrast to early estimates. But a last minute gate sale savod It from being a flop. A crowd of 31.188 paid S215,- 707. to .see the short' that barely beiit the rain- n tact, the seml-fi- ual was cut from six to five rounds and the main event was shoved on without lengthy Introductions when Huston Washington Chicago Philadelphia St. Louis Detroit yi:.STi:it DAY'S KKSULTS Southern L^jglic 'niin^hain 1C Memphis 3 New Orleans 111 Mobile 't N'atioual League ,Sl. l.ouis 3 Brooklyn 2 (nif;blj (Only giiine scheduled) American League Detroit 12 New York 'i St. Louis li Washington 3 (night)) (Only games scheduled). The cud came suddenly. An overhand rhiht In mid-fine seemed to ! TODAY'S CAM1-1S buckle Matthews' knees. As In; re- : Southern League treated toward his own corner, he ! Little Rock at Allnnta (2) Irifd lo slip away Iran a Marciano I Memphis at Bii hook like. h« did in the first round, lie didn't slip far enough ami look It on the Jaw. Another hook a.s he started to RO down drove him lo the canvas almost In the lap of Hurley. Although he made a fumblin? attempt to arise, it seemed lo nio.-l rtngslrierfi he never would make it. He didn't. For the night's work, n feu seconds more Hum live minutes in the BS-ilesrcp heal, each fighte.' gets about $19,181. By rejecting a tlOO.- 000 theater-TV deal they prooahly turned down another $30.000 euch. Chattanooga at .Mobile Nashville al New Orleans American I.eaRiie Cincinnati at Philadelphia (2, tvvi-niyht) Illaekwell (2-101 and Church (2- G> v.s Simmons (8-4) and Fox (2- Chicayn at New York (night) Hacker :8-3) vs Lanier (5-5) Pittsburgh at Brooklyn (nighO Friend (4-151 vs I.oe.s (il-n. St. Louis at liostou (nicht) Ptes- ko (fl-4) or Chambers H-21 vs Wilson (10-7J. U.S. Basketballers in Olympic Finals After Win Over Chile By CHARLES WHITING HELSINKI <AP»—The United States Olympic basketball team whipped Chile, 103 Lo 55 today, piling up the highest score so far In the Olympic tournament and assuring a place in the final round-robin competition. 11 wa.s the fifth straight iJ.S. victory in the tournament and the second m the seml-Hnal round-robin competition. With one more semi-final game to play, the American team is certain to be among the four which advance to the final round. Today's score broke the 1952 high* scoring record set yesterday by Ar- yentlna. Tli ree A m eric n n m en sv, ; i mmcrs, Wayne Moore and Jimmy Mcl.atie of Yale and Ford Konno, 19-ycar- olcl Ohio" Stale freshman from Hawaii, earned places in Ihe final ot the -100 meter free style event.. PnL McCormlck of Long Beach, Calif., took the early lead in women's three-meter .springboard diving Juveniles Edge CSL Leaders by 6-5 Score Tarn O'Shanter Qualifying Gets Underway Today Smith Moves Up in City Tennis Tourney A. B. Smith moved Into the semifinals of the men's division of the City Tennis Tournament yester by" defeating Edsel Harber in quarter-final match. Smith took .Harber 6-2. 2-6, 6-3 to become the first player in the men's bracket to go to the semifinals. There wns no other action in the tournament yesterday. Planters Hardware's Juveniles, the team capable of knocking off anybody in the Commercial "Softball League, picked on the league lead- \ crs jp.stcrday afternoon; edging a 6-5 victory over the Ai k-Mo-Southwestern Bell Kilowatlers. . .— + The Juveniles did it with back lo back singles and n wild pilch In the last, hnU of the fifth timlns of the Riime played at Mnloncy Park. With the .score tied at 5-nll going Into the lust of thn llnnl frame, Charles Garner singled lo begin the Juveniles' time at bat. A wild pitch by James Pnrrlsh, Kt!»wiUlcr hurler. soul him to .second and he scored the lie-break inn «"d winning run on Uon PrivetI's single. The Kilowatt ITS saved complete humiliation in Ihe first half of the Afth inning when they rallied for lour runs to tie Ihe score after trailing 4-1 from the second inning. They got their four runs on four hits, n wnlk and two Juvenile errors. Pat. ChWmou stroked I!IR big blow of the rally when his Mugle drove in (lie tying run. Marvin Ross, who relieved starter Joe Whisenhunt in the fifth inning, was credited with the victory nnd Parilsh was tabbed with the loss The loss wns the fourth of (he year for the Kiolwnttcrs n gainst 1- victories nnri il cut their lend over The Bay Window Softball League j second place Coiuier News to twt came between Sullivnn-Nelsmi I games, Chevrolet and Mead's Clothing The Juvenile* Rul 10 hits off Par. Company sehcmileri for yesterday HMI including homo tuns by Robcr Birmingham arid Privet t. Wlmrn hunt- and Ross yielded but nv< safeties. National LcAgue New York at Chicago (night) McDonald <2-X> vs Pierce- r il-l». Washington at St. Louis (night) Shea (9-3) v.s CJarvor (C-10). Philadelphia al Detroit (2. twi- nlgbl) Sc-hcib <5-3i ami Byrd (69> v.s Wight t<i-l) nnd Houtlcman i5-i:n. Boston nt Cleveland <nighl) Hudson (7-G,i vs \Vynn Ul-B*. Hayamaka, Getz Win in Wrestle Bout Chevrolet-Mead's Gam ePostponed a rt- postponed until Thursday et noon. Neither loam hnd enough players lor a regulation ^aiuc ye.iierchw, which necessitated the postponement In a practice Rame \vst.erday. Mead's dcteated the Chevruleus K-U. ' at 5:30 p.m. League piny was scheduled lo Vx reMimcd Uiis alteruoon with th last-place Lonlher Pnlohs Dialed inert Ihe second- pi uce Dirty K Sngy Hayamaka. the Japanese mlo expert, has finally ended up on he whining side of a Memorial Auditorium tag bout. ' Huyamaka teamed with toughlc Al Get?, last night to take a victory over Lee Fields and Chief Little Fox In the feature bout of the Uncrican Lesion's wrestling bouts al Ihe Auditorium. And they did it In straight falls, too. Hayamaka and Cell won the first round of the best Iwo ol three falls affair In 18 minutes. Getz, who substituted for Henry llancll, beal Fields In M minutes with body slams and a pin and Ilayamaka. iiflcr Get?, had been disqualified for ollithness. pinned Little Fox hi four minute.s after a scries of ktice rolls. The second round lasted nine mrnvitcs with Hayamaka beatinc Litlle Fo\ in four minute.s with a sleeper hold and then beating Fields in five minutes with a body pin after a scries of vouy-h tactics. In the two one-fnil preliminary bouts. Get/, defeated Little Pox in 10 minutes with a reverse jack knife Fields whipped Hayamaka in minutes with drop kicks and body pin. with defending champion Zoe Ann Olscn Jensen of Oakland, Calif., back in fourth place after the morning round of compulsory dives. And. as usual, two more Olympic records were broken. The semi-finals of the men's 400 mcler freestyle turned into another record-breaking carnival as Jean Boitciix of France lowered the Olympic mark to four minutes 33.1 seconds. Gcertjc Wlvlctna of Holland broke the Olympic record for the women's 100 meter backstroke when she won her qualifying heat in 1:13,8. Barbara Stark Qualifies Barbara Slark of Berkeley, CnSit qualified for Ihe final on a tltuc basis. Mcl^nne. tha 1948 Olympic 1500 meters free style champion, also qualified on a fourth place finish behind Hoitcux. Konno ami Moore both won their heals hi the 400 meter scml-fiunls. Basketball coach Warren Wombl used liis University of K:\nsns toon almost entirely against Chil and the collegians responded b breaking the high-scoring mark 100 points set by Argentina yesler day. Lending *7-32 nt the half the rolled up 33 points in the next nln minutes. Uruguay, ptnying without pinyeis who were barred by th Uruguayan Basketball Fedcratio ns a result of yesterday's attack o referee Vincent Farrell of Newar N. J.. beat Bulgaria 62-54 in fh other morning basketball game. The United States water polo team bounced back from defeat to whip Austria, 4-1 and advance to By CHARLES CHAMBERLAIN CHICAGO (fl'j — Qualifying sessions today will opeti the preliminary phn.se of the fabulous Tarn O'Shanter golf meet — a series of tournaments with the game's rich- t purse distribution. $120.000. The gold rush's first lap—called ic All-American—begins Thursday id runs through Sunday. It's a 72- ole medal chase over a 6,915-yard .ayground that boasts seven water oles nnd a 36-30-72 par. There are three sections lo the 11-American. Men profe&ionals. amateurs, and women, both roa and amateurs, will strive for All-American titles in three sep- rate tournaments running simul- aneously. The tofal Ail-American prize list SSO.OQO with $3,420 earmarked or the (op mate pro and $1,000 for he women's winner if she is a pro. The amateurs receive merchandise awards. The Ail-American scramble, how- fessionals Included in this lump 1 Ihe grand men's award of 525,00 for the "world" champion, an un precedentcd prize in the history tournament golf. Second place : worth S12.500 and even the thii payoff of $5,000 Is much more tha the first jackpot offered in mos meets. The total "world" field will be 8 including the 22 low scorers In the All-American, the 32 leading money winners of 1951, 10 pros and handpicked by May himself and 16 foreign stars headed by Bobby Locke. Todays' qualifying rounds for entrance in the All-American whirligig will be for 18 berths in the women's open field and 16 spots in the men's amateur. Men pros will shoot the works tomorrow in a race for 24 places in their 110-pIayer field. in the rain. Monday's 12-2 Yankee loss to* Detroit and the 3-2 Dodger defeat by the St. Louis Cardinals climaxed a sorry six days for both clubs that saw this happen: j 1. The Yankees' American League lead of five games over Boston and seven over Cleveland dwindled to three over the now second-place Indians and 3^ over the Red Sox. 2. The Dodgers' 7 M- game bulge over the New York Giants dropped to only four. Even the third-place Cardinals, who were 1& games back and apparently out of the race, ow trail by only 9l->, Curds to ISosloii The Dodgers heaved a sigh of reef as Eddie Stanley's merciless .edblrds headed for Boston, but ot before they had taken four tralght at Ebbets' Field. Gerry Staley applied the final rusher (o the Dodgers last night, lurling a four-hitter and losing a hutout. in the ninth when two St Louis errors gave the Dodgers a air of unearned runs. There was little doubt about the Yankee outcome after the first in- Jng when the Tigers broke through ookie Harry Schaeffer for three quick runs. The Tigers continued o slug away, accumulating 15 hits vhile Hal Newhonser coasted to his .bird victory with a neat seveu- liitter. In Ihe only oilier scheduled game, the St. Louis Browns upset ihe Washington Senators, 6-3, as Satchell Paige celebrated a "night" in his honor by pitching his seventh triumph. Paige tired In the seventh inning and needed help from Bob Cain. David Acres Tops Maloney In Y League The David Acres team of the'Y's Junior High Baseball League a^teal- cd Maloney Park 15-8 in a league game at Little Park yesterday. ' The DavUT Acres team scor-'J U.s 15 runs o» IG hits collected off Freddie Akers who pitched for the l.js- ers. The winners scored In every inning hut the third and fourth and 11 runs in the last four innings gave them the win, Maioney rallied lor four runs in the hist inning hui it wasn't enough lo overcome David Acres 1 big lead. J. Bmtclier, with four hits iti fr>ur times at bat, led Maloney sit th» plate and' Holt and Hodges each collected three hits for the \viimer.i. ever, merely serves as hors d'oeuvrcs 'or the main course. This would be promoter George S. May's "world" championships over 12 holes starting on Aug. 7. The "world" affair carries a value of $00,000 for women and men pro- Pearls occur In oysters when a foreign object — perhaps a tiny grain of sand — gets between the shell and the body. 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