The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 10, 1967 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 10, 1967
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Blythtvffli (Ark.) Courlor Nt»» - Monitor. AprflH. »»- **gj NEA Previews the Races Puts Cards on Top By MURRAY OLDERMAN NEW YORK - (NEA) Flux, by definition, means continuous passage, which is the state baseball is in. Or rather, the men who play baseball. Now I know thai. Willie .Mays has been rooted with the Giants for 15 seasons. Al Kaline as a pro has never •worn anything but the uniform of the Detroil Tigers for 14 years. Roberto Clemente is a 12-year-man with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Don Drysdale has spent all his 11 big league seasons as a Dodger. And, as a last for instance, Brooks Robinson can claim a decade of service with the Baltimore Orioles. But keep your bags handy, fellows. If last year's trend continues, there's no telling what next winter has in store for you. * * * The 1967 season shapes up as the year of the big switch. Here's a partial lineup of the established stars in the major leagues who woke up opening day in a new town, with a new set of flannels: • Maury Wills, the National League's Most Valuable Player in 1962, greatest base stealer in history, NEW DAD - Bill Welch of Shawnee High in Joiner became a daddy for the first time yesterday morning. His wife—and she's doing fine- gave birth to a boy in Memphis Methodist Hospital at 11:20. The coach has turned in his resignation as head football coach of the Indians. He's been at Joiner seven years and the chief four year. Welch said he would probably be coaching in the southern portion of the state next season. (Courier News Photo) 46 Shoot AtBAFB § • s Steve Landaw. and John jjj n Watson won the two-ball j | tournament at the Blythe- s 1 ville Country Club golf | | course Saturday. j • They turned in 57. m 1 Second place at 62 went j S to Lt. Steve Carter and j 1 Capt. Steve Sharar. There j | was a tie for third with 64: ^ t Sgt. John Butts and Sgt. = m Carl Gonter; Sgt. P. K. m 1 Smith and Sgt. Sam Simer. = m pro Bill Pace said 46 = t members took part. In the works for next Saturday is m an Officer-NCO tournament. § i Frank: 'Worst Ever' • FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) : —Head football coach at the University of Arkansas, Frank •> Broyles said that the first ; scrimmage of spring practice was the worst the Razorbacks \ had ever had. His comments :. came after viewing films of Fri• days scrimmage. i ASU Win« Twa JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) • Arkansas State University ••• swept a baseball doubleheader . from Washington University be• hind two three-hitter pitchers ' here Saturday, winning the op- j ener 5-0 and the nightcap 6-5. 1 Porkers Split •! FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) ' —The University of Arkansas ' split a baseball doubleheader J here Saturday with William • Jewel of Liberty, Mo., winning :•' th* «pet*r M, and k»im ttw ; nightcap M. who never played a big league game for any other learn bill the Dodgers, plays for Pittsburgh. • Eddie Mathews, who remained a Brave through 15 years in Boston, Milwaukee and Atlanta and hit more home runs than any third baseman in history, steps gingerly, at .the age of 35, on the phony turf of the Houston Astrodome. • Tommy Davis, who signed with the Dodger organization when it was still headquartered in Brooklyn —possibly because he's a Brooklyn native—and then led the National League in batting two years in a row for the Los Angeles Dodgers, can take the subway to his old home from Shea Stadium, where he's a New York Met. • Ron Hunt, who was the National League's All-Star second baseman in 1965 and the only real bona fide star ever developed by the Mets, blinks in the smog at Chavez Ravine—he's a made-over Dodger. • Roger Maris, whose wandering days looked over when he came to New York in 1960, and then a year later hit more home runs in one season than any man in history, will test the right- field barrier in St. Louis this summer as a Cardinal. •iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiinnniuniiniiiiiiiiHiHi 11 " 1111 "" 1111111111 """ 11 Baseball iiiiijiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiuiii! Today's Baseball By The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE Final 1966 Standings W. U Pet. G.B. Los Angeles 95 67 .586 San Fran. .. 93 68 .570 Vh Pittsburgh . 92 70 .568 3 Phila'phia . 87 75 ..537 8 Atlanta .... 85 77 .525 10 St. Louis ... 83 79 .512 12 lineinnati . 76 84 .475 18 Houston .... 72 90 .444 23 New York . 66 95 .410 28Vi Ihicago .... 59 103 .364 36 Today's Game Los Angeles at Cincinnati Only game scheduled Tuesday's Games Pittsburgh at New York Atlanta at Houston, N San Francisco at St. Louis, N Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. Pet. G.B. Baltimore .. 97 63 .606 Minnesota . 89 73 .549 9 Detroit 88 74 .543 10 Chicago .... 83 79 .512 15 Cleveland ..81 81 .500 17 California .. 80 82 .494 18 Kansas City 74 86 .463 23 Wash'n 71 88 .447 -25 Boston 72 90 .444 26 New York,. 70 :89. .440 26% Today's Game New York at Washington Only game scheduled Tuesday's Games . Cleveland at Kansas City, I? Detroit at California, • N Minnesota at Baltimore Chicago at Boston Only games scheduled Exhibition Baseball Saturday's Results Houston 2. New York, A, 0 Atlanta 4, Minnesota 0 Cleveland 8, Cincinnati 5 Washington 7, St. Louis 4 Boston 6, Detroit 2 New York, N, 4, .Baltimore 0 Chicago, N, 8, Chicago, A, 5 Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia, 3. Los Angeles 4, Kansas City 2 California 6, San Francisco 3, 16 innings Sunday's Results Washington 8, St. Louis S Kansas City 3, Los Angeles 2 Cleveland 2, Cincinnati 1 Boston 4, Detroit 3, 1 Oinnings Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 2 Minnesota 7, Atlanta 5, 10 innings Chicago, A, «, Chicago, N, 3 New York, A, 9, Houston 4 San Francisco 7, California 6 New York, N, 5, Baltimore 4 Detroit 4, Boston 3, 10 innings • Camlo Psscual, who never pitched for any major league owner but Calvin Griffith, dating back to 1954, and was a consecutive years 20-game winner for the Minnesota Twins, finds himself back in Washington where he started—but sans Griffith. • Dean Chance, the Cy Young Award recipient as the outstanding pitcher in baseball for 1964, the greatest player in the short history of the Los Angeles-California Angeles, tries the Minnesota Twins for size. • Cletis Boyer, for eight years with the New York Yankees the finest fielding third baseman in the game, replaces Mathews' glove (if not his bat) in Atlanta. * * * You can add other assorted former hot-shots such as Jim O'Toole, Floyd Robinson and Dick Ellsworth, who are making the scene elsewhere this summer. (0'- toole, Cincinnati to Chicago White Six; Robinson, White Sox to Cincy; Ellsworth, Chicago Cubs to Philadelphia.) .What stimulated this barter of outstanding, if used, goods? Maybe last year's trade of Frank Robinson to Baltimore, after Robby had given the Cincinnati Reds the 10 best years of his life —or so they thought. The ex- Red rejuvenated himself to lead the Orioles to a world championship and capture every big individual honor in baseball. That explains why clubs are willing to gamble on second-hand merchandise, hoping for that one more big year. * * * . Prime instance: Wills is supposed to give the Pirates a pennant. At least, those who are expected to predict the season's order of finish reflect that feeling. My predictions for 1967: National League 1. St Louis 2. Pittsburgh 3. Cincinnati 4. San Francisco 5. Los Angeles 6. Philadelphia 7. Atlanta 8. Houston 9. Chicago id. New York American League 1. Detroit 2. Baltimore , 3. Cleveland 4. Minnesota 5. Kansas City 6. New York 7. Boston 8. Chicago 9. California 10. Washington LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Th Cleveland Indians pushe across two runs in the third in ning and.made them stand u for a 2-1 victory over the Cin cinnati Reds here Sunday. The Indians scored their tw runs on only one hit. Larr Brown walked and winnin pitcher Sonny Siebert single! Deron Johnsons error allowe Brow;; to score and Sieber came in on a sacrifice fly b Leon Wagner. Cleveland pitchers allowe only two hits. The Reds score their lone run in the eighth in ning. M&R Brackin's Cafe 123 South ltd St. Blytheville . Ph. PO 3-9924 • Plate Lunches • Steaks • Sandwiches at q reasonable price. Fast, efficient service Tormenting Rectal Itch Stopped In Minutes In Most Cases Unique Substance Promptly Stops Itching, Burning and Pain of Piles NewYork,N.Y.<Speeia!>: The all Without narcotics, *Hngil^ embarrassins itch caused by astringents or surgery of »ny hemorrhoids is most torturous, tend: ...... , . „„. But science has now found * The secret is this Jjbstanc* unique substance with the abrf. (Bio-Dyne*) now obtainable ity to promptly stop the burn- only in PrcporotiowH®. Prepa- insr itch, pain and actually ration H also lubricates, soothei shiink hemorrhoids without irritated tissues and helps pr*. »urg«ry except in unusually se- vent further infection. In Om> w* or vtiwUns euea, Aad BunterSupsoutory^oa..__ Tfc* Vftw from Htn ED HAYES ONI-ARMfD 8ANDW Hooker Is Second GOES UP — J.W. Seymour, Osceola Junior High coach, has been signed to coach the senior Seminoles next season. See Ed Hayes' column. (Courier News Photo) Track Records Rich Season At Oaklawn HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) Jockey Jimmy Nichols guided Jlaiborne Farms Monitor to a nose victory in the $50,000 added Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park Saturday, as Oaklawns most successful race meeting ever came to a close. Monitor broke the track record for the 1% mile test but lad to withstand a foul claim lefore the result was official. Holiday Stables Ask The Fare was second, % of a length in "ront of Barbs Delight, a 15-1 shot. Nichols had Monitor fourth most of Hie way and then col- ared Barbs Delight one six- ;eenth from home. Tiie fast- closing Ask The Fare narrow- y missed catching Monitor at :he wire. ¥ * * The jockey on Barbs Delight, Larry Grubb, charged inter- erence at the sixteenth pole Dut the foul claim was not al- owed. Monitor, a slight favorite, was timed in 1:48 3-5, 1-5 better :han the mark set by Al Davelle in the 1969 Arkansas Derby. Monitor returned ?4.fiO, $3 and $3. Ask The Fare paid $3.20 and 53.40, while Barbs De- ijght paid $8.40. Roman K. and Mr. Sidney se the early pace, followed by Barbs Delight and Monitor. Ask The Fare worked his way up from eighth in the field of ten three-year-olds. Barbs Delight moved Into the lead after six furlongs and Monitor made his move in the stretch. Both wagering and attend- nee records fell. The Agony of Leaving HE DIDN'T UTTER A SYLLABLE ABOUT MONEY when we talked Saturday but someone told me privately that Wynne High wooed Howard Cissell away from Osceola by letting him name his own salary. And then topping it. You know how these stories go. Yet, maybe these Wynne officials were willing to go all-out like this to go someplace. When it was proclaimed several weeks ago that Howard was heading for Wynne as f06tball coach, a teacher at BHS remarked: "I'm surprised Howard took the job. Wynne doesn't stress football." As an afterthought the teacher said: "Wynne doesn't stress anything." + * * A stringent remark. Perhaps unfair. Not knowing anything about the ways of Wynne I can't say. I think, though, it points up a situation in need of a needle that Howard should be able to supply. The coach has already held a meeting with his futures. "1 think we'll have beetween 65 and 70 boys," lie said. "I don't know if they'll pay the price. "They're good-looking boys." Of course Howard and his wife went through the usual agony of trying to make up their minds about leaving a city they love. It's not easy, even when you KNOW the grass is greener. Then the matter of breaking off with his boss. Howard said: "Brewer Hefner is one of the—I'm telling you he's one of the finest men I've ever come into contact with." » * * J.W. Seymour agrees that Oscsola is a solid sport? community. Seymour, who moves up from Junior High to take Howard's post, stated: "Osceola is a good sports town . . . and that's the way I earn my living." He started his coaching career in Blytheville and did a crackerjack job, a top job with the seventh graders. Bypassed for openings here, Osceola plucked him without a flicker of reluctance, feeling somewhat like the giddy guy who swiped the Leffingwell emerald right from under the queen's upturned proboscis. "It's a big step for me," J.W. said last year when Osceola put him in charge of the entire junior high athletic program. Saturday be said the same thing, syllable for syllable, about the move to senior high. * * * More than one person has reminded J.W. that he's stepping into a highly-competitve position: two straight district championships is a tough act to follow. . These folks used the wrong argument on him if they were trying to talk him out of taking the job. Osceolans like football. They want results. "I'd rather have it that way," Seymour said: "They've got tradition. "And we've got some good boys coming up." * * * "The first thing J.W. is going to do," said Alan Stolt, Blytheville High assistant and an ole buddy of his, "is schedule a game with Blytheville." "Wait a minute, wait a minute," J.W. protested. "I didn't say that!" Chickasaws vs.. Seminoles should and could be in the future book but next football season the amateur matchmakers in both cities must settle for a Blytheville-Osceola meeting on the B team level. Chuck Amati In his One Arm Bandit pulled the heist of the afternoon when h« nosed out Hooker Hood in (he Class A feature Sunday at Osceola Speedway. It was the second straight victory for the pilot from Freeman Spur, 111., over Hooker. Chuck whipped the popular Memptiian in Tennessee Friday night. "You can't win 'em all," said Hood who hasn't won yet this season at Osceola. * * * Vance Cook of Jonesboro, veteran Class A driver, was the Class C showman yesterday. He won the trophy, fast heat and feature races. Hooker wasn't exactly out of (he money. The classy Class A skipper «™i Ihe trophy race and fast heat in his division. Clovis Hodge of Osceola won the Class C slow heat. Wayne Woodward of Bly- tlieville. in a borrowed car, grabbed the Class A slow heat. * * * There were some bad hangups in the C feature. Harvey Tucker of Blytheville suffered the worst injury when his car zoomed over the fence and cracked the caution light pole. He was laken to Osceola where it was reported he had a deep cut in his chin. Amali climbed out of his winning car in a rather nervous condition. He admitted he rode a scared race. "I wasn't afraid of turning over or anything like that. I was afraid of losing. I wanted to win this very much." This boy could be trouble for the other drivers this year. Incidentally, track manager Don Morris announced that the races would be shifted to the Friday night schedule, starting this weefc Time trials Friday art at 6, races at 8:15. COMPARE THIS MOWER WMT FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) —North Little Rock edged Fay- etleviile, 115-114, in the AAA di vision of the Arkansas Relays nere Saturday. The Wildcats Finished second in the mile relay for the victory margin. Benton captured the AA division, Berryville the Class A di vision and Prairie Grove the B division. Payton, 13, Wins FT Contest After being forced into a shootoff, had tied the winner at 35-all in the regulation contest, thus forcing an extra 50 shots. Reddies Lose Pair SEARCY, Ark. (AP) - Harding defeated Henderson in a doubleheader here Saturday, winning both games 8-1. Mike Plummer pitched a no- hitter in the first game for Harding. Randy Carr was the winner in the second game, upping his record to 3-1. BUENOS AIRES-Oscar Bo- navena, 208, Argentina, knocked out Hubert Hilton, 193%, Glen Cove, N.Y., 10. Leader through most of the contest, and third place winner was Jimmy Johnson, who scored 33 and looked like a winner until late Saturday, when Payton and then Wren cashed on 35. * * * In the playoff Wren shot first, scoring 37 and putting the pressure squarely on 13-year-old Terry. In the finai he had two runs of nine and one of eight straight. A trophy was awarded to the with any other mower regardless of price! NO OTHER MOWER HAS ALL THE FEATURES A SNAPPER COMET GIVES YOU. 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