The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 6, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 6, 1952
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AUGUST «, ISM pants Outshine Shantz in 15 Inning Marathon with Bums BLYTirEVTLUC (ARK.) COURIER j! Even ^v to the Santa. Bobby picked s tough night* ;cop his 20th. II seemed every' ( ! was gunning for n headline, as Cinclnnall manager wilb n win over Chicago. The New •fc Yankees were meeting thetr mate, Spec Shea, for the lirsl e since he was trailed (o Wash- Ion, and nipped him 3-2 in a «e halted by rain after seven ings. net (hen the Giants and Dodgers orite sparring partners for r rs. had to hook up in a five- ir IS-lnnin struggle that lasted li into the wee hours. Don Muel- finally broke-it up with an in- Bj JACK HAND AuocUled Prpit Sporti Writer . 2 ° th "V^ M P ™. lilde| P hia A ' s take * « hack seat Wedne- gossll) ahout Ule 15-inning thriller between the Dodgers and d chopper that scored rookie Rhodes all the way from sec- Everything Against Shantz But Still He Got Number 20 PHILADELPHIA <fl>j—Mother Nature Ihrew a rainstorm and the Boston Hed Sox tossed in eight right-hand baiters. To lop it off Jumbo I base for a 7-6 win for the mts. "he loss slashed the Dodgers' d over the Oiants lo 6", games the opener of a "big" series, tidy Pafkn's 14th homer in llio il snapped a tie but Bob Elliott pinch homer with l\vo out in Giants' half to keep the fan- tic game alive at 5-5. 'afko's long fly drove home Pee- 'p Reese from third lo send the tigers out on top in the 15th lhe Giants came back lo tie ^fipbhy Thomson's run-scoring fit and win on Mueller's flukey Vilh two out Rhodes simply kept running and'with manager Leo ,rocher waving him on, scored iding up while Van Cuyk threw first trying to get Mueller, n beating Boston, 5-3, Shantz I to contend with both rain and 1 Sox. A storm held up play one hour and 11 minutes in first, Home runs by Sam While i Hoot Evers gave Boston its y earned runs. Cleveland dropped four full nes behind the Yanks, splitting wilight-night double header with cago. The Indians won the first jbut lost the second 6-3. Sob Cain hit the win circle for first lime since June 27 as Louis knocked off Detroit, 5-1. Jel Rice's fly hall with the bases, ded in the i2th scored Solly Hes lor the St. Louis Cards' 4-3 couldn't control his best pitch. But none of these deterrents prevented Bobby (Jumbo) Shantz from becoming the major leagues' first 20-game winner of the 1952 season last night as the Philadelphia A's topped the Bosionians, 5-3. bul it H'as no go." the five-foot, six and one-half inch ace added. "So Joe (catcher Astroth) had me mix up my curve with a fast ball on occasions. Then we ;_. , . -•' - - :-— ^. •'-"-; changed up on several hitlers and The biggest A's crowd of the sea-! that proved lo be the right medi- [son. 35,673. watched, emotionally j cine lor them." hiBh-pilched and screaming every- Shaniz ran inlo a 71-niinute ile- time Shaniz threw a strike or got lay In the bottom half of the first n man out. ' ; - - — • PAGE SEVEN Atlanta Chattanooga Mobile New Orleans Memphis Birmingham Nashville Little Rock Brooklyn .. New York .... St. Louis .... Philadelphia .. Chicago | Boston .. ...., i Cincinnati ., , Pittsburgh .; . AMF.niCAN LEAGUE New York ... Cleveland .. . ,' Boston ] Washington .. i Philadelphia ., Chicago . (St. Louis .... Detroit \V L Pet. O ...,C3 -13 .504 ....59 47 .557 55 46 ,54i ..64 49 .524 ..51 48 .515 ....54 52 .503 The littie lefty, who's been called everything from the miniscule southpaw to the mighty atom, was most concerned about the failure of his best pitch — a knuckler — after becoming the first A's pitcher to win 20 games so early in the season since Lefty Grove performed the job in 1931. Shant?. has ] inning. Rain forced the delay nnd it looked lor a few minutes like the game might be called off. Bul when the storm sub5*:ied the tarpaulins were removed and play resumed. Then Bobby settled down to run the gamut of the Red Sox right hand packed lineup. He fared well except for Sammy While's blast 8', 9 13! i 36 68 .346 20 BATTS—Barbara Ball uses her sister Gillian for a human hurdle demonstrating form while working out at Brighton College. England. The 21-year-old twins nro sprinters on the Brighton Ladies Athletic Club team. (NEA) Crackers In Southern Lead Again with Twin Bill Sweep buro-Chrome Tops Juveniles 16-8 in Commercial League Tlie cellar-dwelling Dura-chrome Leather PullerB found the winning combination yesterday afternoon nnd defeated lhe Juveniles of Warners Hardware 1(1-8 in Commercial Softball league action at Maloney IVirk. Six runs in (he fourth Inning* ^___ was all the insurance Tommy Dor-1 ri.s needed as he sel (he Juveniles ] I down on seven hlls while lie and „_._ ... —., u .......,, ..,._ t*\\,tj*L' lui kjdiiuiiy vvnne s mast ' lost three, two to New York and ] into the left field "stands for four | , one to Cleveland. "I couldn't throw my knuckler where I wanted it to go," he «airi IKLW nt.i HJ»L. mriu rtiiimis nil lOUl if,i bases in the fifth ! sl - Ij0ms 4 After thai Hoot overs lined ai' 2 """"^' homer inlo the same sector in Ihe i Cmclm: » l > 4 VESTEHIMVS RESULTS Sonllierii !x?ajjite i Chattanooga 11 Nashville 5 (Little Rock 5 Memphis 1 Mobile 6 Birmingham 1 Atlanta 4-3 New Orleans 1-2 TODAY'S ttAMKS National League | New York 1 Brooklyn 6 (night- 15 innings) Piltsbuifjh 3 (ninhl- 0 (nigho _ „ .„ „„ tfVf ,,^- onm i intuit-! iniu tut; sHiiie secior in the] •••-•• c.>< u • quietly and halt-apologetically, re-] eighth. The other Boston run came ! ladelpma "' Boslon •• laxing all 139 pounds on a dressing on a double bv Dom DiMaeeio in I phlladel Prira at Boston (3-twi-l rnnlM Vlaylf.ll .* i\_ _ ..:.... ...".. .. oo lv *" IlirrhTl nnctunlm,! ...ii>, I I tried on several occasions to - ....... u.. .i^T^mi u\,n\;>iuiis nj uy .inu[ [slop F.cll gel the darn thing over for strikes I Kell's grounder. the sixth followed by a wild throw by shortstop Eddie Joosl on George Miners and Jonesboro Win in Manila Meet MANILA—Two more games were scheduled to be reeled oft here tonight in Manila's invitational semi-pro baseball toiirnnment at Manila's municipal park. I over Pittsburgh. twilight-night double header ween the Phillies and Boston ives was rained out at Boston. Vpensive' Coffee £gstore Bragging IANVER. Mass. ItPi — A store ch nol-too-modestly admits to /ing sold tile most expensive 3S of coffee in the world Tonight's games find Blytheville's Bombers, a Negro team, meeting the Monctte Buffaloes at., 6 p.m. and Lepanto playing Stanford at 8. The Negro team w»« invited to the tournament to fill out the eight- team bracket., All the other seven teams are composed of white players. The tournament opened last night I with the Number Nine Nlners and j Jonesboro winning first round ' games. The Niners, one of the tourney| favored teams, blasted Carmhers- |Ville. Mo., 12-8 in last night's final, game and in the first game Jones- j Ixiro knocked oft the host Manila team 16-2. The Niner.s were outhit 14-11 by Carnthcrsville but they got their bingles in the clutches Ted Fisher ssi-img the big bat for Number Nine getting three hits In five trips to the plate. Borienhimer started on Ihe mound for the Niners and worked up a 9-1 lead when he tired in the fifth and was replaced by Scott. In the fifth and si.\ p th frames, Carulhers- Midget League Standings ville rallied for six runs. John I/ ;HnfIey was brousht in for the Niners In the seventh and finished the game. Bodenhimer was the winning pitcher. Tomorrow night. Ihe Niners are scheduled to play Jonesboro at S p.m. night) postponed, rain. American League Neiv York 3. Washington 2 (called end 7th, raini . Cleveland 6-3,'Chicago 0-6 Philadelphia 5 Boston 3 might) St. Louis 5 Detroit 1 (night) Southern League Nashville at Chattanooga Little Rock at Memphis (2) Birmingham nt Mobile Atlanta at New Orleans National League Brooklyn al New York Lnndrum \ (1-0} vs. Lanicr 15-1 or Wilhelm i I (9-2) St. Louis at Pittsburgh (2) (two- night) Clark (0-0) and Slaley (13101 vs. Friend (4-l(il and Mnin (3- Satterfield And Johnson Fight Tonight CHICAGO MV-A couple of hard- punching light, heavyweights—Harold Johnson nnd nob Salterfipld— meot tonight in the Chicago Slnd- ium. The bout Is scheduled for ten rounds, but, in the light of the past performances of the contestants It may not last Mint, long. Johnson, a Philadelphia!! who ranks as the No. 3 chsllenger for the \vo:!d light heavyweight championship, is a 3 to 1 favorite Satterfield. a chicagoan who literally has had an up-and-down career in the ring, has what /it takes lo score an upset knockout pov-'er. Johnson, who has won almost half of his 40 lights by knockouts hns been beaten by only two men- Jersey Joe Wnlcotl. ivho holds the world heavyweight title, and Archie Moore, who Js rated as the No 1 light heavyweight, contender Tlie bout will be telecast nationally, starting at 8 p.m. central standard time. By The Associated f're.s* -. The best known law of baseball is, "three strikes and you're out" If tlmt applies to the b.-Uter, maybe it should apply in the pennant race, as well Take the ease of the swflli-up-and-ljurst. Atlanta Crackers. The Crackers are back in lirsl*. ! place today—their third trip to Hie i top. And, if they don't hang on [his. time, maybe they don't deserve (he Southern Assoclalion pennant after all. The Crlckers reached Ihe peak wj(h a double-header victory over New Orleans. 4-1 nnd 3-2. Carltou Willey .stopped New Orleans wisth a fotlr-hltlrr in the opener nnd Howie Anderson pilchrd [ the second victory New Orleans didn't stop n ft rr giving wity in the styndiJlgs to Af- Inntn. The Pels also gave ground lo Chattanooga, 'Hie Umkmit.s took second after nn 11-5 victory over Nashville. The Vols Kick a 5-0 lead in Ihe first inning but lhat was ucanuts compared to Chattanooga's eislu- run sixth. I'rbs Top €hli'ks A srrai bid by Memphis to drive into :lic first division took :i hard lick as Hie chicks lost to i.nile! Rock. 5-1, and fourth place Mobile won from nirmingham, «-).• Verne Williamson pltf-lir-d a Hve- hitler for Little Rock. The Ti avs scored four times In Ihe Imirlh on three singles and nuke, nooh't- lle's double. Fred Waters brcnme a Mobile Starter Uvo \verks ago and Just night pitched his second victory against one loss. Uirmingiiam played the game imrter protest afler two moil were ruled safe In the first inning following Bill Boyce's catch nt Bill Antonello's fly. ERE'S HOWES rcfrsry Jnwo, TlgM, followed her twin stcr, Betty, as the women's na- jjnal squash champion. (NEA) Courier Nine Beats Wilson Softballers Team Lions . American Legion Yarbro . ...' Rotary Jaycees Kiwanis Pel. .889 .625 .625 .315 .333 .125 WILSON — The Courier News Dirty Sox of Blytheville scored four runs in the eighth inning here last nigh! to defeat the Wilson Softball learn 13-3. The Sox three-run eighth followed Wilson's four-run seventh which lied lhe score and sent the game into the extra inning. • Trailing 5-4 going into the seventh Inning, the Sax came up with four runs in the final frame to take a 9-5 lear). But Wilson came back with its four rims in the last half of the inning with the tying run scored after two were out when catcher Leon Wilson dropped the third strike pitch on what should have been the last batter. • Billy Baker was the winning pitcher and Sussey the loser. Chicago at Cincinnati Minner (10-7) ,vs. Perkowski <10-6> Philadelphia at Boston (2) (two- night) Roberts (16-8) and Meyer (7-12) vs Bkford ( -10) and Wilson 10-D) j Read Courier News Classified Ads. Anierit^in League New York at Washington <night) 7:00 p. m. Nixon 13-31 vs Byrd (8-91 Cleveland at Chicago Wynn (129> vs Dobson (9-0) Detroit at St. Louis (night) Trucks (4-13) vs Pierce (.7-6) City Softball Standings State Swim Meet Starts LITTLE ROCK Wi—The 6th Ar- ka . ns 2 5 S l ale HiRh SchMl Swim - COMMKRCIAL LEAOL'l Team w. L. f Kilonatcers 12 4 Dirty Sox 9 6 i Money Changers . ... B 8 i Planters '... 6 9 Leather Pullers 4 12 BAV WINDOW Lifers Chevrolet^ Mead's | Plowboys j Moose YMCA Collins Defending Left Hand Title SHAWNEE-ON-DKLAWMRE, Pa. '/Vj—Defending champion Ross Cril- lins, Monticellr), Ark., moves Into the quarter finals of the National' Left Handed Golfers Association tourney today against Nelson Cullenward of San Francisco. Collins and Bill Ruymcs. Knox- vlllc. Tsnn., co-medallsl. cainrrl the quarter finals with double victories on Ibe Sbawnee Country club ci> yesterday. Collins was 4 and J over Larrv GerKliash. Rochester, N. Y., in the morning round, but hart lo make n 35-foot pint on the -18th to win his afternoon match with Charle.s Laurie, Auburn, Ind his teammates got six off three Juvenile hurlers. riobrrl Cox started lor Ihe Juveniles and workrri one inning when! Mnrvln Ross took over. Hoss pitched; until the third and Leon Privetl i in linn? lo absorb Ihe loss. The leather Pullers led all the way. 'Iliey scored three runs in the' first lo (wo for the Juveniles and! five in the second to four for the 1 Jin-eniles. Then two runs in tliej third sent them out of (lie Juvc- 1 nile.s' reach. Lions Midgefs Thump Jaycees League Champions Annex Eighth Win With 10-8 Triumph ?, ivith a nomer. and two official trips lo plate, led Diiro-Chromrt. and Marvin Ross anrt Charles Garner each got I wo hits for Ibe .Juveniles. The Linns Club, which already j has the Midget Leacuc champion- sin- i ''"'I' •' ic "<'d "!'• added nnother vic- ,,,,, ton- to its ledger yesterday when It No pame was scheduled today but tomorrow the defeated the .Jaycccs 10-3 at Ninth Street Park. The Lions, who have lost but one are scheduled Fanner's Bank. Ihe : Rame alfymr. "rr'bonnd^'irom' the i week's loss (o Uin Rotary cTin " PJowboys Forfeit To Chevrolets The 61 Implement Company Plowboys forfeited to qiilllvnn-Nel- son's Chevrolet.? in Hay window Softball League artion yesterday , , i ,. -" '- '.""nj v^jiun In to play | fine form (o get their eighth win of the srnson going away. After a slow Blurt, Ihe league c-hamps i;ol rolling in the third Inning with a pair o[ runs to take » 3-1 load. Then in (he fourth, (.hpy picked ll)> four more tallies and sewed It up with R Uircorun outburst in the flflh. The Jnycces hart the bases loaded [ wllh none out In (he fovirth and their team and lost a 12-6 practice This afternoon, (lie Y leam was scheduler! to pluy the Moose Lodge. The Indiana University library's Department, of Special Collections and Rare Books houses some 23,000 honks nnd pamphlets and 170,000 manuscripts. Brown was the loser, yielding six Safeties. This afternoon, the Khvanli Club was scheduled to play the American Legion in another league game. When the Titanic rammer! an iceberg In the Atlantic in 1912 1.600. lives wore tost. . 4 I.KAf . 14 . 10 . 5 . 4 .. 3 .. 2 Pet. .750 .6001 .500 .400 .250 533 .114 .357 333 .273 .182 highlight of this town's 200th an- . cM wm - niversary • I mm « arid Diving Championships °" Cn herc to<lay - About 80 c ""test" e «"pectfd lo compete The drug store in which three ! armoreci truck guards sipped coffee '< while their 'truck was looted last ! March has hung a huge counter- i part of a coffee cup in front in- 1 ' the. firls. Class A and Big Seven Boys' division. FOSTEP/S RUSSIA NEVER HEARD OF THIS! Jigger of . 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