The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on May 27, 1952 · Page 7
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THE BAYTOV/N SUft'. TUESDAY.'ivJAY 27/J 1952-•-• t^AsiTJt? ers YORK. Ma > r 27 ( up )~~ Because Leo Durocher blew the bull pen telephone and told George Spencer 3 wh and quit throwing," the Giants instead of the • * were in first place Tuesday. ^ncer Monday night pitched a polished relief job, hold- hp Dodgers scoreless for 7 2-3 innings as New York the first of a vital three-game split-parl series, 4 to 2, nrtiers by Bobby Thomson and Whitey Lockman. The rJ was the fifth in a row for the Giants and it snapped vL *ame winning streak for the Dodgers. :5 if 3 Durocher hadn't , A,A nff on the telephone, the Brooks with three hits the rest & Tttirht not have had of •• the way. Meanwhile, Bobby •ncer fl^S 1 ^ * " . and pltch Thomson drove in three runs v/ith slrer-gth to. com ,r c vear }£ re- a nomer and a fly, and Whitey first victory•01^ ^ nrpvimis Lockman smacked a homer and Hearn For provide all: the of fen- pen, he got up to it looked as if. his in trouble. is owii and he [ out," Du- .•£jjj.:*I called the dd to keep.that guy nvi.id reed him later >..,. i Ten^c played Brooklyn, ^ an-effort, particularly. be! soencer idt he wasn't get- H»£h work. He hadn't gotten fgame since May 17 and he -ed Durocher, trying toilet him .»; batting practice ana go no ilftteWlpeaat all times. ^kncw we'd need him and this [ ' the time," Durocher said. wasn't-he a dandy all the I* was an understatement — i {or Durocher. Spencer took - 'in the second, ended the J Dodger rally of the night with • • play and blanked 1 SERVICE ALL HIES OF CARS m TRUCKS FOR LESS Ferguson Motors -00 \Y. TEXAS In.the American League, the Red Sox and Senators who are tied for second place, each gained a half game on first place Cleveland with victories which put them 2 1-2 games out of the lead. Boston made it two in a row over tne Yankees with, a G to 3 victory in which Don Lenhardt battcci m five runs, while Washington edged the Athletics, 5 to 3, as Archie Wilson, a former Yankee, drove in three runs with a triple and two singles The White Sox picked up two games without too much effort, topping the Browns, 10 to 5, in a game suspended since April 20, then winning 6 to 2 in the regular contest. Elsewhere in the National League, the Pirates topped the Reds, 6 to 3, as Ralph Kiner blasted a three-run homer to start things off, and the Cubs blanked the Cardinals, 3 to 0, on a six- hitter by Bob Rush, who scored his sixth victory. Boston at Philadelphia was rained out and Cleveland and Detroit had an open date in the American League. Lenhardt. Fort Worth Drops To Sixth, Daiias Takes Ho. 2 Standings SedgniariAndPaftjf In Top Met Matth CLOWNING ACT put on by Joe Maxim (left), the light heavyweight champ, and Sugar Ray Robinson, the middleweight king, in New York \viil give way to cruwning the night of June 23 when they tangle for lAixim's 175-pound crown. The IBC announced that each will get 30 per cr;nt of the gato. (International} Umpiring isn't Safest Profession In World DALLAS, May 27 (IP) — Texas By Jim Nelson f hilST H S ftftfl P^f £ Le * gue umpires Bud Newman and VfiiUi ^ii SaUVjJ I Q**V Bob Smith are out of action Tues- R. F. WUNSCH REPORTS the San Jacinto River still in good Memorial Baptist chalked up its shape for trot line fishing. By be- third win against no defeats in , 0 . ing in good shape he means that Church League softball play last ft_j W t_ ._ 1_??J?^.. * 5 en the top spot in the day from injuries, and, as a ret, veteran Texas Leaguer Andy By UNITED PRES S The Texas League standings wore another face-lifting Tuesday as a result of Dallas' 11 to 5 triumph over the Fort Worth Cats Monday night. The shifting saw Dallas move into second place from fourth and dumped the one-time "big dog" of the league, Fort Worth, deep into sixth place. Beaumont still held first place by two and one- half games. Other games Monday night saw Beaumont defeat Houston in 11 innings, 7 to 5, Tulsa overcome Oklahoma City 8 to 3 and Shreveport and^ Sao Antonio split two, the Missions winning the seven- inning opener 11 to 3 and the Sports the nighter 7 to 3. The Eagles went into the bottom of the eighth at Dallas trailing 5 to 2, then exploded for nine runs off four Cat hurlers. Ken Hemphill, the second Fort Worth pitcher Monday night, was charged with the loss. Pete Mazar, who relieved in the eighth for Dallas, was the winner. Beaumont built up a five-run lead at the end of the fifth at Houston, only to see the Buffs bring in five in the sixth off four hits and four bases on balls off starter Art Dyke. Jim Greenglass • hit a bases-loaded single with two out in the eleventh to give the Roughs a 7 to 5 margin. The Tulsa Oilers scored six times in the sixth in the highlight of the game at Oklahoma City. ••John Walters held the Indians to a single hit until the eighth, when Oklahoma City pushed .across three runs. Tulsa's other runs came in the second and By UNITED PRESS TEXAS LEAGUE " Team W L Pet. GB Beaumont 27 19 .587 ... Dallas , 25 22 .532 2& Houston 26 23 .531 2Vz Oklahoma City 23 22 .511 3% Shreveport 23 25 .479 5 Fort Worth 21 23 .477 5 San Antonio 21 25 .457 6 Tulsa 18 25 .419 7% Monday's Results Beaumont 7, Houston 5 (11 in- Shreveport 3-7, San Antonio 11-3, Tulsa 8, Oklahoma City 3. Dallas 11, Fort Worth 5. Tuesday's Schedule Beaumont at San Antonio. Shreveport at Houston. Tulsa at Fort Worth. Oklahoma City at Dallas. Team AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington 03to " , York T - t ,;., Lo1u1ls tedel Detroit \V L Pot. GB 24 13 ,649 k .. 20 14 .588 2% 20 14 .588 2Vfe 16 15 .516 5 .500 5& .450 7M> 18 18 18 22 * 18 nn 9 23 9 x 12 4 12 4 Monday's Results Boston 6, New York 3. Washington 5, Philadelohia 3. Chicago 10-6, St. Louis 5-2. (Only games scheduled). NATIONAL LEAGUE Team W L Pet. New York 24 8 ,750 Brooklyn 23 8 .742 20 15 .571 17 17 .500 Philadelphia 14 17 .452 St. Louis 16 20 .444 Boston 12 18 .400 7 30 .189 >, May 27 (11^- Budge Pat- spirited attempt to regain the' .Is glory he won in 1950 will" be put to the acid test Tuesday-whea' he meets the world's toj>ranjdng^ singles player, Frank Sedgmah 'of Australia, in the quarter-final ' round of the French international championships. ?"-., ~ Patty of Los'Angeles is playing the best tennis he has shown since the fine 1950 season when he won this tournament • and went - on, to win the world's most coveted court title, the Wimbledon singles cHam- pionship, - ff ^ If the California ace can upset the mighty Sedgman in Tuesday's match, he will once again have to be counted as one of the world's top players. In the only other men's quarterfinal singles match Tuesday, little Felicissimo Ampon of the Philippines goes against another top- ranked Australian, lanky Ken McGregor. Other players who have qualified for the quarter finals, but will be idle Tuesday, are 1951 Wimbledon champion Dick Savitt of Orange, N. J., 38-year-old Gardnar Mulloy of Miami, Fla., Eric Sturgess of South Africa, and Jaroslav Drobny of Egypt. „ ^ GB San Antonio belted three homers in the opening game with the Shreveport Sports at San Antonio Monday's Results Chicago 3, St. Louis 0. Pittsburgh 6, Cincinnati 3. New York 4, Brooklyn 2. Boston at ' Philadelphia, ppd., the New York runs on a hornec Wilson was the motor power for Jackie Jensen, another ex-Yank- kec. Jenson hit doubles in the first and third and on both occasions Wilson brought him home as Sid Hudson outpitched Sam Zoldak to win his third game. At St. Louis, owner Bill Veeck of the Browns officially protested the suspended game because the American League did not have the same umpires on' hand, but the White Sox won easLb*, even though the Browns made three more runs in the final two innings. Billy Pierce gained credit for that victory without, lifting a hand, then went on to pitch a nine-hit triumph in the regular game. Nellie Fox paced the 13-hit Chicago attack with three singles. Kiner had a perfect night at bat, {walking once and getting hit by i pilches twice, as Bill Friend gamed I the victory in relief. After Cincin- j nati tied the score in the sixth { on a two-run triple by Hank Edwards and Wally Post's single, Pittsburgh came through with three more runs in the eighth as Joe Garagioln hit a two-run double. 3 stay off color all of this week. He suggests the serious fishermen try their luck during the week because on the there will be so many running up and down the that they scare the fish out of biting. BRINGS HOJIE CATS George Miles is another San Jacinto River fisherman who brought home the catfish this week. He reports catching 38 head over the weekend that averaged bait. Earl D. Anderson brought in the only report from Highlands Reservoir lately and he said it was muddy enough out in the open water to be good catfishng. He had a good mess o? blue and willow cats and one gasbergou .tisat v.ould weigh about three pounds. When asked to make a statement about hov/ he caught them he said, "I used Doodle Oil, but I prefer Esso." • W Baptist .......... 3 Baptist Te mole ............ 2 Wooster Baptist 1 Central Baotist .......... •> gt j , v ........... ; '' ........ tlst Te mplc nine won its second gamet downing Highlands First Baptist 11-1. Wooster Baptist, with one W j 0r ^TII; idle last night. i n otncr g ame3 st. Joseph nipped FIrst Presbyterian 7-6 for its second victory In three starts, and Central Baptist tripped St. Mark's 6 ' 2 for a 2' 1 won . loss record. There will be no Church League & ames played next Friday because o£ hi ^ h school graduation exercise s on that night The loop re- to action next Monday. 0 0' 0' II l\ ^ 1 2 2 1 ? 3 Browns-Chisox Tilt Dirt Dug: Up JACKSON, Miss. — (IP) — The Jackson Clarion-Ledger obliged when Mrs. Lucmda Crowe of Los Angeles wrote and asked it to "dig U P some dirt " for hsr - Mrs- Crowe wanted two^ tablespoons of Missis- sippi soil :from tne state ca P ito1 United States she is preparing. In the night game, Shreveport opened up in the seventh inning, adding six runs to one made in the third for a 7 to 3 final score over the Missions. The winner was Jim Willis, who gave the mound to Dick Manville in the eighth to protect the victory. Tuesday night Beaumont plays at San Antonio, Shreveport at Houston, Tulsa at Fore \.L~_I a..* Oklahoma Oit^ at 'Dr'"- GARY, Ind. —lift— Firemen often rescue stranded cats from trees but Gary firemen got a similar distress call from a robin. One of the bird's legs got wedged in the fork of a tree. The bird's cries attracted nearby residents who called the fire department. Fireman Thomas McMahon went up a ladder and freed the bird, which then flew away with a wait- in? mate. ' 4fm Jerry Daniel >^ xi about this question My car skidded on slippery pavement and rolled info the ditch. My wife, two children, and 1 were hospitalized for fractures, cuts, and bruises. Is it true that a few dollars spenf on Medical coverage would have paid our $460 medical bill? For the answers to your Jn- surance questions, feel free to call me at the Daniel Insurance Agency, Phone 2340. *-=• Grace Methodist _~.~.. l St. Mark's l First Presbyterian l vn 2nd Bspt. 0 m 1st Bapfc. 0 Christian 0 of the Red Sox who drove in five runs with a homer and double in a 6 to 3 victory over the Yankees. -« the Si sRoomAir Conditioner aom gives you cool, air in hottest, leather! Wrings out ^ty. Pikers out dust en * R cHeves hay fever. a pactFcdders unit firs in ^pkgsinlikearadio.No 0r K no pipes, no ducts. 1 electrically rcfrig- m in. action today j »*I IN CO»I01T "wFedders ^^Conditioner A WEEK AT Phone 6285 in PRESTWICK, Scotland, May 27 IIP! — Frank Stranahan. the muscular millionaire from. Toledo. Oh:o, begins his quest for his third British Amateur golf championship Tuesday against Britain's Joe E. Gent in a second-round match. Sixteen 'other United States stars were slated to compete Tuesday, 11 of them in second round matches and five in third round contests. Six other Yanks, who have advanced as far as the third round, will be. idle until Wednesday. Although defending champion Dick Chapman of Pinehurst, N. C., and U. S. champion Billy Maxwell of, Odessa, Tex. T both compete Tuesday in the third round, the debut of the brilliant, controversial Stranahan is expected to draw the greatest attention from, the gallery. The 29-year-old blond heir to a spark plug fortune won the British Amateur title in 194S and 1950, and also has been involved in several-incidents on British links. Stranahan was rated a heavy favorite over Gent in Tuesday's ST. LOUIS. May 27 (W—St. Louis Browns President Bill Veeck filed a protest Tuesday in a telegram to Will Harridge, American League president, over Monday night's suspended 'game loss, 10 to 5 ,to the Chicago White Sox. Veeck objected because the same umpires who ruled the. original suspended game were not used Monday night when both clubs were forced to use as many players as possible who played in the original contest. Umpires called the first part of the game last April 20 at the end of seven innings when the Sox were leading, 10 to 2. The two clubs r have another suspended game to play off in Chicago which also called with the Sox in Cliff a -L i an , £ nto ^ , was with the abbreviated loss. Marine Red-Faced _ HAMPTON, Conn. — flB — A Marine recruit, Maurice Edwards, reported military life is "kid stuff." He wrote his parents that soon after induction he came down with chicken pox and mumps. Chapman, who impressed the gallery -with a 6 and 5 victory over Scotland's V. R. Lindsay-Renfrew Monday, was matched against W. C. Gibson Jr. T of Prestwick Tuesday-. Maxwell, 22-year-old Texan, trounced British Walker Cupper Gordon Buchanan Peters of Scotland, 6 and 5, Monday, and meets Eric Fiddian of Britain Tuesday. Craters of the Moon, which covers SO square miles in Idaho, is one of the laregst national monuments In the United States. f L . f you can t find it anywhere else or it isn't 6s qood as you want 1 . . , YOU CAN SET IT AT Texas Hardware lays today Bob Us a personal report. SHRIMP SCATTERED Pete Hargraves pulled a ten foot shrimp trav.1 all over this end of Galveston Bay Saturday and got a couple of dozen crabs and about the same number of shrimp for his trouble. He and Schuyler Fisher both report the shrimp very scattered. LOSES STRINGER AGAIN Jack and Mrs. Griffin. Bill and Mrs. Roundtree and Jack Decs fished the area west of the oil wells off Cedar Point Sunday and caught plenty of gafftopsail cats. Jack Dees managed to lose his stringer about the time he got it full of fish. This is the second time it has happened this year and the other boys are beginning to suspect he does it to keep from having' to clean the fish. CHANNEL SPEED LIMIT We have been hearing about the Coast Guard being active around Morgans Point lately and Lawrence Eddlcman gave us a first hand report on their requirements. The speed in the ship channel is 30 knots (or about 12 miles per hour) ant* if you are caught going 'aster in the channel you get a speeding ticket All outboard rigs must have an approved life preserver for each person aboard. Outboards are not required to have e fire extinguisher but the Coast Guard recommends that orie be carried in each boat. f igifintafe Child DES MOINES, la. T May 27 flfV- Johnny Bright. All-American Negro halfback, admitted after graduation from Drake University Monday that he wss the father of an illegitimate nine-months-old boy. Bright accepted responsibility for the child, born last Aug. 20 to Wilma Mae Kempt 19-year-old Negro, in a stipulation filed in Polk county district court. He said he would pay the hospital expenses for the birth and asked sole care and custody of the child. JOCKEY Johnny Longdea, Wake- The fleet back Was the central g e jd y England, star of the Ameri- figure in a torrid exchange of pub- C3:n tarf> ^ ins Gordon Richards of injury pret-entcd his playing the remainder of his senior year. at Hollywood park, (International} Your present car wiff probably more than cover the full ...And Look What Dodge Gives You! 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