The Selma Times-Journal from Selma, Alabama on March 26, 1950 · 7
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The Selma Times-Journal from Selma, Alabama · 7

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V THE SELMA TIMES-JOURNAL, SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 19S0 r LOUIS DENIES INTENTION OF BIG COMEBACK Wouldnt Get What Hed Want For Fighting Says Battler WACO, Tex., March 25 IP) Joe Louis said here tonight he would not return to the ring but instead has signed a contract to tour Canada for a circus. Winding up an exhibition tour in America, the former World's heavyweight champion who retired March 1, 1948, after beating Joe Walcott, announced he would go with the Dailey Brothers Circus at a minimum of $1,000 per day. He will be with the circus 94 days starting May 24. Louis said he did not necessarily want to fight Ezzard Charles, the current champion, and that they couldnt pay me what I would want to do it anyway. I would want 35 percent and since there is only 80 per cent for the fighters in' a bout, the champion would have to take less than the challenger. Louis said the main obstacle in the way of title fight would be all this training routine to get into shape. Louis came here from Austin, Texas, where he had conferred with officials of the circus. Louis had been talking all along of his tour as if he planned to make a comeback. He was quoted once as saying he was making the tour just to see if he could get in shape for a title fight. He had 26 bouts on the tour, including one here tonight. But yesterday when he left Austin to go to Gonzales, Texas to confer with the circus operators he was quite evasive over his plans. Louis talked with this circus before but at the time was too busy with exhibition schedule to arrange a tour. Jbes exhibition tour of South America will begin in about ten 1950 SOUTHEASTERN LEAGUE PLAYING SCHEDULE 1950 AT VISKHUU AT JACKSON AT MERIDIAN AT PINSACOLA AT MLMA AT MONTOOMMY AT ANNISTON AT OADSDIN jf Denotes Sundays ALL -STAR GAME JULY 10 STUART X. STEPHENSON, President days. He already has booked four fights in Brazil and others are being arranged. The 35-year-old Brown Bomber said he would fight no more exhibition bouts after this year that he was quitting for good. He said he would referee boxing and wrestling matches. EASTERN NCAA BASKETBALL FINAL CCNY 78, North Carolina State 73. Consolation Ohio State 72, Holy Cross 52 Two Cattle Auctions TUESDAY and THURSDAY lea, Monday, Wednesday & Friday HORSE & MULE AUCTION Every Friday COURTEOUS SERVICE MODERN SCALES MORE BUYING POWER THAN AT ANY STOCKYARD IN THE SOUTHEAST We Solicit Your Livestock Consignments Capital Stock Yards Montgomery, Alabama Exhibition Baseball MIAMI, March 25 Brooklyn made it two straight over the world champion New York Yankees today, beating them, 7-2. Joe Hatten and Clarence Pod-bielan scattered eight hits among the Yanks, including a home run by Bill Johnson in the fifth. Jackie Robinson, made a double and single, and Gil Hodges, with a double, each drove in two runs, New York (A) 000 010 0102 8 2 Brooklyn (N) ..000 300 31x 7 8 0 Sanford, Page (7), Henricks (8) and Berra; Hatten, Podbielan (,6) and Edwards. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 25 (JP) Lefty Lou Brissies return to form and two home runs by rookies gave the Philadelphia Athletics a 9 to 3 victory today over Buffalo of the International League. Brissie held the Bisons to four hits and struck out five in the five innings he pitched. Buffalo got to Phil Marchildon for five hits after he relieved Brissie in the sixth. .Buffalo (Int) .000 010 0203 9 2 Phila. (NA) ..021 014 lOx 9 12 1 1 Silverman and Minor, Swift (4) ; Brissie, Marchildon (6) and As-troth. ORLANDO, Fla., March 25 (IP) Washington battered Mickey McDermott and Walt Masterson for 13 hits, including home runs by Eddie Robinson, Gil Coan and A1 Kozar, to trounce the Boston Red Sox, 10-3 in an exhibition game today. The Senators, who also smash ed three doubles and two triples, pounded McDermott for nine hits and a 7-2 lead in the four innings he toiled. Dick Weik and Joe Haynes restricted the Red Sox to six hits, with Merrill Combs contributing a homer. Boston (A) ...110 000 1003 6 2 Wash. (A) ....211 321 OOx 10 13 McDermott, Masterson (5), and Batts, White; Weik, Haynes (6) and Grasso, Evans (6). CLEARWATER, Fla., March 25 () 1 The Philadelphia Phillies B team combined a triple, double and three walks in the 9th inning today to score two runs and edge the Toronto Maple Leafs of the International League, 5-4. Toronto (Int) ..100 010 0024 9 1 Phila. (N) B 120 000 0025 8 2 Possehl, Peterson (4), Brlttin (8) and Plumbo; Candini, Borowy (7) and Oswald. ST. PETERBURG, March 25 (JP) The New York Yankee B team defeated the Detroit Tigers today, 7-5, scoring all of their seven runs off Saul Rogovin in the first five Innings. The young players collected 9 blows which included a pair of doubles by Gus Niarhos and Lou Berberet. Frank Shea, hurling the first five innings for the Yanks did nicely enough in the first three but then weakened in the fourth and fifth giving up four runs on as many hits. Detroit (A) s 000 220 0015 6 N Y (A) B 202 030 OOx 7 9 Rogivin, White (6) and Ginsberg, Shea, Hood (6) and Berberet. slapped a tworeing home run with a man on base. Mobile's big inning came in the third, when 10 men went to the plate to score six runs on four hits, two walks, a pitchers balk and a hit batsman., Mobile ..... 016 201 002 214 14 2 Memphis 105 102 102 012 9 3 D. Blasi, Yasinki, (3), Milsu (6), Peters (6) and Welman; Langhan, Roe (4), Hidon (6). Dahcke (7) Miller (10) and Wheeler. home runs. St. Louis (N) -010 201 0105 11 I C.ncinnati (N) 100 401 OOx 6 11 2 Staley, Deal (5) and Garagiola, Rice 5) ; Wehmeier, Peterson (7) and Cooper, Johnson 7) SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 25 (JP)-. Rookie Sam Kanelos singled in the last of the 10th to drive in the winning run here today as Sacramento Solons defeated Chicago White Sox 2-1. In the ninth inning Kanelos ran for Joe Marty and scored the tying run from third. The white Soxs run came in the seventh inning off successive doubles by Gordon Goldsberry and Phil Masi. Chicago (A) 000 000 100 01 9 1 (10 innings) Sacramento 000 000 001 1 2 5 1 Wight, Gumpert (6), Pieretti (10) and Masi; Grove, Conger (4), Brewer (7), Thompson (10) and Raimondi, Steiner (7). Come and See Us for Your FEED We are now handling two of the finest brands available. Feeds that are mixed right . . . containing just the correct proportions of vitamins and minerals to grow strong, healthy livestock and poultry. FORT PIERCE, Fla., March 25 (JP ) Mobiles violent Bears edged Memphis 14-12 here today in a 10-inning free - Rugging exhibition scramble. i The Bears storlled off with the victory in the 10th when a walk, a single and hit batter loaded the bases. Chick Pitcher Russ Miller walked the next man up, forcing in the winning run. A long fly put another tally across before the final out. The Chicks tied up the game 10-all in the seventh, and 12-all in the ninth, when Eddie McGehee AS ADVfRTISED in HOUSE S OAROUI HOW 1,322 PAINT COLORS! SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 25 JP) Home run hitting of Harry Simpson and Max West and Good pitching of George Zuverink sparked San Diegos Pacific Coast League baseball team to a 10-3 victory over the St. Louis Browns B team today. The Browns were unable to score until the ninth. Bob Seltzer homer-ed with two on. St Louis (A) B 000 000 0033 5 3 E. Diego (PCL) 003 501 lOx 10121 Upchurch, Payne (5) and Jack-son; Zuverink, Kipp (8) and Tresh. Cremation Planned For Body Of Buck HOUSTON, March 25, UP) j Frank Luck, 96-yeaold Texan who J gained fame by capturing wild animals throughout the world, died of a lung ailment today. 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WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Mar. 25 () The Birmingham Barons, paced by Fred Hatfield, came from behind to edge out the Chattanooga Lookouts, 7-6, today in an exhibition match. Hatfield, returning . third sacker, got three for five and drove in four runs. His double in the 7th with the bases loaded was good for three runs and enabled the Barons to tie the score at 6-6. Bob Dipietro then singled Hatfield in for the winning run. The Lookouts had taken the lead with a four-run spurt in the fourth. Alex Driskill led off the big Lookout frame with a home run. Birmingham 003 000 4007 10 1 Chatt. 000 420 0006 15 3 McWilliams, Atkins and Mathias; Diehl, Colley; Leonard and Early, Gipp. for 1124 Water Avenue Selma, Ala. PAINT CO., Inc. 7 Broad Street Phone 946 FOR AN ESTIMATE BRADENTON, Fla., March 25 VP) The Boston Braves scored all jieir runs and nine of their 12 hits over the first five innings off starter Ken Heintzelman to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies, 6-2, in an exhibition game today. 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