The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on May 29, 1952 · Page 23
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 23

Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, May 29, 1952
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Sports .32, NO. 308 Thursday, May 29, 5952 ' PAGE TWENTY-RYE, CURLEY KAYOE —by Sam Lei f Ivrefflonies opening the Baytown Little League baseball Uam will get underway at 6 p.m. Monday at the Jaycee ffpark some 15 minutes before the first game of the begins, it was announced today. - of the ceremonies have not yet been completed ivn Junior Chamber of Commerce, but tenta- t n P LjC- y L. v/ i»»•* ™ " — r f -^ —. — — w * *«, «_•_ I plans call for several of the city's dignitaries to pitch : bat a few balls. * ore Ferguson, chairman of the Jaycee park building nittee. will serve as master of ceremonies. He will mak-P a shoil dedication pected To Set make a speech. Radio Station KREL will record the opening ceremony on tape, and broadcast it over the air later. KREL also 'will broadcast the second game of the scheduled twin bill. League Secretary Ewell Clarke I -innrtc Max- W -IPJ— re P° rled tha t the uniforms for the IDIA-NAPOLIS, Ma$ -» £- four tcams have arrived> but the HS-a^^dlSted 5 ^ —Si 1 ' "* iSSUe *«* ^ • -ooas Thursday the winner Ln ^ * cexcna. flWv *ill go most of the way Each of the four managers has "«i 128 miles per hour. cut his roster down to 15 men. *"- mark would be a new These rosters -have been mailed to d sunassine the 126.244 mile League President \V. F. White, >rir soeed "with which Lee &»d will be published by The Ba%-- tskvfon a year ago. town Sun this week. few in the field were The opening nignt contests pit \ predict a new mark. Vic Bias* Felton Giants against F^iiViho has gone the fastest Bob Kalbitz's Union Cards at 6:15 hie track, Chet Miller, said - p.m.. and Lon DeMasters' Dittman |T there wil be no new record. Dodgers against Lefty Frazier's |f,'s gomg'to be slower Uian Earthman Tigers at 8 p.m. The league will play 36 games. There will be two games played - . ,, every Monday and Friday night their engines. until the season closes on August * ANp STOP COWERING - I HATE A MAN WHO CRINGES!-NOW DON'T COME BACK UNTIL YOU Spoils Bap Buffs; Jack Burke Is Leading Cash Winner texarkana Site Of HBC Semi-Pro Tournament WICHITA, Kans., May : 29 lift Texarkana ^will be the site of the northern division tournament He VoWs Bucs Won't Stay Down <:^r • > ~ •* ' ' -> i** *"• * k** PITTSBURGH, *May - 29 • OJ.E) — Anyone ; familiar with'' Branch , Branch Rickey crawled out on a. Rickey's repord as'a,developer Jot Jimb overlooking the National talent would_have,to go along with League-Wednesday and promised him. r ;, "'~ " ~ . , „ ^ ?- *„, > his last place-Pirates would soon x J ; " •*""'"'"'' 'v""" have the.other teams in the senior Afr fjf jm |A PfQV6 ': • ' -" ' circuit "crying."- MM ivuii RV i iw?v . / He Wears Ciothes;^;, CHICAGO, : May 28' (ttR£- itjA. Olabisi A jala, 22-year-old ' Roose-. velt"College student from West Africa, . said he^ will wear an elabosr- - ately flowered- robe on s^ Chicago to Los Angeles bicycle .trip in June. , ," *L < , r -"This will prove'' to. the Americans that we do' not go about nakedly in loin cloths fri 'my .fatherland," he seidV » _ ' • -r" - f ^ tUllilJ "•* k -"- _?.»V"wv !-»«.-..» fjear despite all the speed so By UNITED PRESS The Texas League big boys took it on the chin Wednesday night, with San Antonio gaining an 11- inmng 3 to 2 victory over first place Beaumont, Oklahoma City belting Dallas 7 to 2 and Shreveport winning a 5 to 0 shutout from the Houston Buffs. At Fort Worth. Joe Landrum stopped the Tulsa Oilers 2 to 0 for his seventh victory and third shutout of the season. The Missions held a 2 to 1 edge at San Antonio over the Rough- until the bottom of the ninth Bob Thomson homered to tie it up. Tne Missions drove in CHICAGO,- May 29 UP* — Jack Burke Jr.. led his fellow pro golfers by nearly $4,000 in winnings Thursday as' they swung into the summer season. Burke held his lead when he rallied for an eighth place- and S750 in last week's Colonial Invitational tourney. The Professional Golfers Associ- tion said the young Texan has now banked 511,970, followed by Gary Middlecoff's 53,106. Burke was also, out in front in the Vardon Trophy averages _ and Ryder Cup PRESTWlCK f Scotland; May 25 HPi — Mah. David Blair, a reseWe on the British Walker Cup squad, pulled r the first major upset of the British amateur'golf championship Thursday when he ousted defending champion Dick Chapman, the tournament favorite from 'Pinehurst, N. C., 3 and 2, in a fifth round match, ' Billy Maxwell, the U."'S. champion from Odessa. Tex./ .entered the sixth round with a 2 and 1 victory over Donald Cameron of Scotland and will tackle Blair aft- and Doug Ford of H arrison,.N.Y. also climbed in- by virtue of crushed Chapman's hopes of matching Lawson Little's feat of two straight triumphs in While the lowly Bucs wallowed }n the cellar and only the'fans and Johnny Ray were shedding tears, the Mahatma boldly promised that his kindergarten kids would soon "pay back some old debts.'' - Following his optimistic prediction, however, the Pirate general manager took a more realistic view of .the situation by stating, "right now we simply have to take it." i , •', Rickey, a past jmaster at fash- , ioning farm systems and winners, said he Was determined to stand «'by hi? youth movement and what's more he thinks it will start paying off this year. -"I'm not discouraged- in .the baseball championship, the Na- youngsters. Not one bit. But I am tional Baseball Congress announc- discouraged with the play "of some ed Thursday - 1 • , of,the veterans," Rickey said. '~~ Fredericksburg has already been ' "We're- * iwa /r l^flT -S^ awarded the • southern divisional continued^ and Lknovv the Pirates tournament, starting _July 10. The winners will meet in a post-season series to determine the championship. . Tne winner will play in the NBC - , .tournament at Wichita Aug. 15. De- and " dem bums m Brooklyn, got fending national champion Sinton a far av -' a >' look in hls eve ^ he Oilers will also play in the nation- said r "I've been through this be- al meet. - ' *°* c '" ~ -,,' said, "and-their future is our fu- a oetter team later in season." Rickey, who" may -have been reminiscing about bis days with the gas house gang at St. ^Louis PAIKT YOUR CAR: WE'LL FOR A MAY AT -700 w. TEXAS Buy From Your Baytown Merchant ture." ±*A at an average speed of 65 per hour, .fastest in ally every entrant has whatever modifica- Rs mechanics desired and ^ the necessary practice runs. pier this year's rules, all cars allowed to use one .set of ii fcr greater qualifying speed isother for the race, pre- eb!y to get greater power at sueeds and perhaps more rial sce'ed. Clarke aiso reported today that Oklahoma City got 17 hits off York who took fourth place and over British Walker Cupper 'Jim- the minor league managers will three Dallas pitchers for its 7 to 51,200 at the Colonial, ranked my-Wilson. with the league's governing 2 vlctory_at Dallas. Dallas' Negro lri f r d in the PGA lists with win- " Harvfe Ward, former U." S. !n.. tercollegiate titlist from ' Tarboro", -N. G-v became-the fourth Arneri$11 970 ' can *° en ^ r ^ e sixth round when s'loe* ne scor ed-an easy, 5' and 4 tri- I'SGS umph over 'Alex V/hite of Scotland. 6*696' With a light rain falling and a 6',37l! 6,285. 5,733. 4,981. '4,625. 4,625. Cash Winners n Western Open oody at 7:30 p.m. next Tuesday at pitcher, Dave Hpskins, was chased the Quack Shack. T-shirts and in the ninth. Winning pitcher was caps for the minors have been or- Ernie Groth. Shreveport scored one in the second and four more in the fifth to shutout the Buffs at Houston 5 to 0. The Sports' Joe Budney allowed Houston six well-scattered hits. Octavio Hubert, who was relieved in the sixth, was charged with the loss. Wayne Belardi's sixth homer of iX-ST^LOUIS." May 29, ilPr-The for- the.jvear in the sixth inning shat- ty-nin&i Western Open golf cham- tered a hitler pitching duel "at pionship gets underway here fort Worth between the Cats' Joe Thursday at the West wood Coun- Landrum and Tulsa's Johnny Vanto* Club with 121 pros and ama- der Meer. Tne Cats added another teurs teeing off. marker in the seventh for a 2 to With its grass still rather long o victorv. the Westwood fairways looked dif- 1>lurs ^ a ht Beaumont piays ficult enough to some of the big at ^ Antorrio< Da llas at Tulsa. name entrants. ' "It looks tough." said Maugrum, the man who shot a practice round of 65 here a few- years ago. A campaigner just back after a layoff. Mangrum said he believea 278 or 280 should win this tournament. But the golfing dentist Cary Mid- 1 dlecoff, who won the St. Louis Open, the past two seasons, ioking- ly joined in with, "it'll probably take about 300 strokes." of $7,565. The money leaders: Jack Burke Jr. Cary Middlecoff Doug Ford Lloyd Mangrum,Sam Snead Tommy Bolt Jim Ferrier: Al Besselink Ben Hogan Ted Kroll north wind blowing off "the of Clyde, Britain's underdog unleashed their, firsts real- strong, opposition to America's . to win "the crown, for the. fifth ihe. last six "years. All ofl-Thursday morning's fifth Around -winners will clash^in'-sixth 'round tests after lunch. iTh'e-morn- ing matches were played ""in ^v tual privacy. The rain and cold wind drove evenjthe hardy Scottish fans off the bleak seaside course. BROOKLYN. May 29 'IfV-Brook- Fort Worth at Oklahoma City and lyn Vice President Buzzy Bavasi Lloyd Shreveport at Houston. Chuck Dsvey Favored To Beat Carmen Basiilio I £g35£? >••'-*V2Ji *-&&" g^=ss3^g*g!3S5S35w; 535^ •& --' '', 5~ |^- '--^s-" SYRACUSE, N. Y., May 29 RB- FR . WKFORT> Ky . May 29 said the Dodgers will cut loose a pitcher Thursday to come within the prescribed player limit. A proposed deal with another club failed to materialize at the Chuck. - Davey, unbeaten Detroit i last minute Wednesday night and welterweight contender, was a 3 1 it seemed likery that either Phil to 1 favorite Thursday to beat , Haugstad or Johnny. Schmltz Carmen -Basilio' in their 19-roundjL would be cut from the squad._ bout at the War Memorial Audi- The Dodgers must trim one torium. here Thursday night. clear Thursday for pte3'er before Thursday's game Out of 34 pro fights, Davey has <-.v-,^m^> basketball star Bill due to the expiration of Dick Wil won 33 and drawn one. The Syra- Bm tne pros concede inat tne gp ivev to r ' e tti rn to New York vol- «ams' one-year exemption on the cuse fighter has a "-""-~ ™r^ M * a returning GI. more modest string of four victories. ; J to the Dallas Texans, new """ "" "mnl Pro football (above >. \*eteran S"l J Ji nebaCker of tile aevc • will become line Te.xans under Head Phelan. The Browns " Eti Sharkey in re- a former All-Amer(International) Slammin' Sammy, who took .most of the gallery with him in Wednesday's practice round after a terrific" 300-yard first drive, is a two-time victor of the Western t Ot With practically all the other big money winners entered, except Ben Hogan, who ss in Dallas. Snead vviU have plenty of competition. Tne entire fJeld will be cut down, in elirmrvauons which will continue Friday, to the low 60 scores arid ties for the final two days. 18 holes each on Saturday and Sunday. Buy Them at Airman's CLEARANCE SALE Kentucky Gov. Lawrence Wetherby said he had worked out "an agreement" with the New York district attorney's office whereby the seven-foot former Ail-American could return to New York on his own initiative. The governor said the agreement makes it iinneeessary for him to have to take action on extradition papers signed by New York Gov. Thomas E. Dewey. Tne state of New York had also sought Spivey's return on a fugitive warrant, but that was dismissed Tuesday by Judge W. E. Nichols in Lexington. Spivey will appear in New York Tune 9 for arraignment on charges for which he was indicted April 24. The charges grew out of the brmer player's testimony in Feb- •uary before -a New York grand ury which was investigating point shaving and game fixing. FRIDAY AND SATCRDAY ONLY v Values from S6.95 to $10.95 ONE SELECTION OF « RAYONS • NYLONS 9 PART WOOLS assortment of solids, checks, and plaids. Not patterns — not alf sizes. Cuff alterations only. MAX - Get Their Man PLATTE CTTY, Mo. — rtP» — Policemen expect to be obeyed even if they have to chase culprits in motor boats. It cost Zeno V. Culbertson $50 to find that ouf. Culbertson was cruising among flooded buiidinss in Riverside when to shore. • : ^'li;fe££ PIUS TAX and your old 1>re size 6.00x16 FAMOUS HONORED for his selection as the Nation al, leagu e's ,"most valuable" player in 1951, Roy Campahella, Dodgers' catcher, beams happily after being presented the plaque he is holding in Flatbush. (International) w-V'-ssWffi o- G °°&;^ every dav-.- tbous»*fc °! ™^ ^ husVT with. * w ' B6 f£*«rf fa ''* t P^'^SL-estratoetioa stops and starts ^^.^ - ,11 loaos. so »~ v v . on ail .. i ^an^erous. tire*. S^-fr-^ 01 this budget-easy pnoe. Other Sizes Proportionately tow 'sCss'ft • *a^=s , '^!Vc-V--3? 6.70x15 PLUS TAX [ XND TJOUR ' OU5T1R5 jCV " lli> = , -__1 :r^«-——'•"" 324 W, TiEXAS PHONE j JUMP proved to be the tough one for Spnngdale and his rider, Jockey 'Flint Shulhofer, for the horse stumbled and "Shulhofer took this spectacular tumble during: steeplechase "at Belmont." ' (International) •ALI, TrBKS SOLD BY l& ASE^FCLL^ V

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