The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on June 5, 1952 · Page 24
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 24

Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, June 5, 1952
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PAGE 24— THE BAYTOWN SUN, THURSDAY, JUNE 5. 1952 Try VFW, Black's ul! Another Win Hi-City Loop Openers The Baytown Oilers can't lose for winning, and Friday night they will shoot for their seventh win in a row. By JACK CUDDY VFW and Black's Pharmacy Glenn McCarthy's Shamrocks o£ Houston will furnish PHILADELPHIA, June 5 (ip> ~ scored victories last night in two the opposition in the contest set for 8 p.m. in Humble Ball Amaz5 »s Jersey Joe Walcott, 38- games that open play m the HI- rr year-old father of six children, will Cltv Softball League. VFW downed Kiwanis 14-8. Carter limited the Kiwanis The Oilers defeated Southern Select of Houston 3-2 in *fy * deliver ™ rac ! e No.2 Thurs° ay their last start. It was the second time this season that the Baytown nine had bested Southern Select by a 3-2 ™«f ™« iQ . iVf0 hits _ VFW co i lec ted- count. Charles in the vast concrete horse- Most- of the players on the Oiler nine are playing with shoe o£ Munic - pal stadium. »*»•»* r* 1_1_ _ j * the club this. year for the first time. The Oilers bolster- r- • ed their pitching staff two f"/ Cfl/f65 weeks ago when they added Lcvi Clay, who formerly played for the Galveston White Caps. Clay is considered by some to be one of the best hurlers • to join the Humble nine in many years. Other newcomers to the team include such fine players as In- Campos. Larry Stoerner twirled a; five- Odds-makers say a Walcott vie- hitter in Black's 9-6 victory over tory in his first title defense would be much more remarkable than a Leggett's Drug. Black's touched Leggett Chunker W. R; Mize for Heavyweight Title Fight Charles triumph despite the fact e j g ht bingles. Mize socked a three- that 30-year-old Charles would be run homer in the fourth inning- for first ex-champion in boxing the losers to recapture the heavy PEELADELPHL4, June 5 (IP» — Billy Kane, FrenkTe Facts and figures about Thursday ,. ,. Sparacino, and Baytowu's own night's heavyweight championship °eiween me Mickey Pillow. Seibert Gault, an- fight. other new Oiler, is doing a good Principals — Champion Jersey "They never come back " job behind the plate. ' Joe Walcott of Camden, N. J., vs. Some new outfielders are Bob ex-champion Ezzard Charles of Davidson and Billy Flanagan. One Cincinnati. history crown. And the bookies quoted Charles of Cincinnati an 11 to 5 favorite to beat Walcott of Camden, N.J., in the fourth championship fight two Negroes. That quotation shrugged off the ancient ring axiom for . heavyweights: There will be rid'games played next Wednesday night because of the Boy Scout Camp. Another round of play in the Food Market., Baker's is in fifth tightly-wound Major City League place while Franta is holding down softball race is scheduled tonight thp -^ TO -> If last Tuesday's results are any indication, the standings will undergo considerable revamping when the firing ends tonight." Humble, fast becoming the giant-; -killer of the loop, gets a chance to knock over third-place Bayshore Motors in a contest carded for 7:30 p.m. on diamond one. Humble is currently holding down seventh place, but they beat such toughies as General Tire and Fra- nta in their last two starts. The 9 p.m. games on diamond one pits Franta Motors against Baker's League-leading Prince Buick takes on Culpepper Furniture at 7:30 p.m. on diamond two. General Tire plays Service Produce in the 9 p.m. contest on the same field. STANDINGS W L Prince Buick 7Vi Franta 7 General Tire 6 4 Baker's Mkt '...'54 4% Culpepper 4}£ SVi Humble • 3 7 Service Produce .......... 010 Stocky, bull-shouldered Walcott made an ex-champion of statu- ____„ ...... esque mustachioed Charles at Oiler veteran is still playing top- Title at stake — World heavy- p itts burgh last July 18 with an ex- notch ball out in the pasture. He's weight championship. • -nlosive left hook that knocked out Merle Burch. Place — Municipal Stadium. Distance scheduled — 15 rounds. Cincinnati Options John Temple To Tuisa plosive left hook that knocked out Ezzard in the seventh round. "Miracle No. 1" was one of the Bayto\vn's Alma Morgan is scheduled to meet Ruby Lee Harding of El Paso today in the fs ~ Herman Taylor of b j ggest - U p se ts "in sports history. It quarterfinal round of the 31st Time of main bout — 8 p.m. cst. area: within 75-mile radius of sta- CINCINNATI, June 5 UP) — The Cincinnati baseball club optioned John Temple, an infielder to Tulsa in the Texas League Wednesday to make room for Willard Marshall, an outfielder purchased from the Boston Braves Tuesday night. Luke Sewell, .Cincinnati manag- -drum blacked out. er, said that he" would use Mar- Radio — ABC network, shall -"in right field Wednesday ' Walcott's record — 64 fights, won night'and put hiia fifth in the bat- 48, lost 15, drew 1, kayoed 30. ting order when the Beds meet the Charles' record — 81 fights, won Philadelphia Phillies. 74, lost 6, crew 1, kayoed 47. Temple was sent to Tulsa on a 24-hour recall basis. Oldest known system of examinations was that used in China for the selection- of officers for the public service. Philadelphia ana Jim Norris of was acn i e ved by a 6 to 1 under- Annual Texas Women's Golf As- New York. • - dog — by the oldest man ever to Weather forecast — Fair and w in the title — by a man who was moderate. - ,• -' "37 'going on 45" — bjy a man-who If postponed — To Friday night, had been- defeated in his two pre- Expected crowd — 35,000. vious title bouts with Charles. Expected gate — S250 000 - His - terrific pO rtside blast in TV and radio fees — 3175,000. f -' _. , ^ , , „- Pittsburgh's Forbes Field not on- Fighters purses — Each gets 30 j li£ted Je Joe to wor i d . w i de cent of total net receipts. acclaim, temporarily at least; "but it relegated Charles to the come- Television - NBC network But back trail pursued with futility by VACATIONISTS! * HUNTERS! *-,HSHERMEN! Shbrl • Term Life and Accidenf Insurance Protect Yourself from 3 Days to 6 Months EXTREMELY LOW RATES— • • .UP TO $25,000 - INSURANCE See Jim $ee Bond insurance Agency 907 S. Main Dial 8248 six other champions who tried to win back the title: Jim Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons, Jim Jeffries, Max Schmeling, Joe • Louis and even the great Jack' Dempsey. Backers of Walcott gloated over the additional avoirdupois Charles displayed in training at Pleasant- vflle, K. J. They said, "the overstuffed " light heavyweight will be so slow,, he'll be a "sitting duck for Jersey Joe." And Ezzard contributed to their gloating by being somewhat less than 'impressive during most of his 101 rounds of,sparring. However, Walcott likewise was no ball of fire during his 75 rounds at Atlantic City, N. J: irne Poll Finals in all division of the Annual City-Wide Tennis Tournament are scheduled today on the Humble courts. In men's singles, Leo LaBorde was slated to meet Rollin Russell at 1 p.m. for the crown. Yesterday - LaBorde defeated : Rob Middlcton 6-2, 6-1, while Russell downed Don Fuller 6-2, 6-0, and then upset Hap Marshall 4-6, 6-3. 6-3. In men's doubles, Marshall and LaBorde will play Russell and Middleton at 5 p.m.* and LaBorde 'eliminated Paul Wilkins and Tommy Roberts 6-1, 2-6, G-2, yesterday while Russell and Middleton defeated Thurman Watson and Don Fuller 6-3, 6-3. In junior singles, Russell plays Paul Wilkins for the title at 3:30 p.m. Russell gained the finals by beating -Roberts 6-1, 6-4. Wilkins had a tough time defeating Don Dixon 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. in the. feature match of the day. Wilkins dropped the first set when he tried, to out-rally Dixon from the'base line. In the second and third set, Wil- The midgets racers roll again tomorrow night at the Channelview Speedway. Promoter A. A; Ward has been sending the mighty midgets ihtp action every Thursday night-, but'. • from" now on the little cars wili run-on Fridays. ; -First race is slated to start at The Channelview Speedway and so elation Championship at Texarkana. Mrs. Morgan defeated Mrs. Lou Lewis of Houston. 4 and 3 yesterday while Mrs. Harding ousted. Mrs. • W. A. Mnley of Houston 4 and 3- In other quarterfinal matches today, Mrs. II. C. Kiedel of Dallas plays Mrs. Harry Coffman of Houston; Mrs.'I** M. Keating of Houston meets Mrs. Al Mortenson of Houston; and Miss Pat Garner of Midland plays Mrs. Xed Stewart of Texarkana. kins started going to the net and mixing his play to keep Dixon off balance, and this strategy paid off. Junior doubles a'iso is slated today. In girls singles, Eleanor Sirmons wrapped up the crown by beating Bessie Belle Daves in the finals. To reach the finals Elean' or downed Peggy Gary 10-3, 2-6, 8-6. In girls doubles, Sirmone and Gary play Bessie Bell and Kay Daves for the title today. Sirmoris and Gary defeated Shirley Pe- witz and Frankie Pfardrescher 6-0, 6-1, to gain the finals. In singles for 14 and 15-year- olds, Billy Williams and Dixon meet today. Dixon defeated Paul Como 6-0, 6-0, yesterday while Williams downed Douglas Bash'rum 6-3, 6-1. In singles for boys 13 and under, Como and Baehrum. meet today for the finals. Doubles competition for boys 13 and under will also be completed -today. LESS THAN A ;L!YERS feature. All the top drivers will be NEW YORK.-June 5^ — The eoast-to-coast poll to determine the starting teams, pitches excluded," in the 19th all-star game between American and National Leagues, at Shibe Park, Philadelphia, begins Friday. Under all-star game • rules, • the 16. stars chosen"by. the fans must play three Innings unless injured. The pitching staffs and "reserve players" will be chosen by the „ mu« -i«i--, •> , ' . — —j-x-wf-...... U..N* .is,u.i.i4i.i_. jT.ii tile LWU i^iivuia win ue 8 pm. There will be:< a .two-lap hel- the Houston Stock Car Drivers As- present to -vie for the "gold" and met dash, four eignt-lap heats,^ sociation have ironed out their .glory' a 10-lap semi-final and 20-lap^feaf, .differences which-means that. a " ,,ture. '._ --. S; I-,.;-itop-flighVshow isin store for. fans Last week's races were unreeled' Saturday night. in one hour and 45 minutes, a rec- Afore than 30 cars are expected ord time for completing a full rac- to. be "in the action-packed field, ing program. The elimination of Last week" the Speedway staged the time trials is the-- big factor a bang-up program despite the in making the ' program shorter and more interesting for the-faxis. - Drivers from throughout'Texas are appearing in-the weekly races. fact that only 21 cars were on ~* "First :race is"'"slated to start at '8 p.m. An added attraction also has been" lined up. Betty Lee, four- time world champion baton twirl - er, will stage a twirling exhibition, from atop a specially-build float. hand. Promoter Jack Baldon and She is currently appearing' at the the drivers association reached an Town Lounge in . Houston. The agreement this week whereby at highlight of her act will be the STRIKEOUT KING of .the Class D Appalachian league, Ronnie Nec- ziai, 19, of ifonongahela, Pa., is to be given a good Jobk'by the •Pittsburgh Pirates- after a spec- ;acular record for the_ Bristol, Term., team. Necciai, a 'right- larider, fanned 27 in'a no-hitter Buddy Rack-ley has been the hottest driver to date; but he is being closely pressed' by such well- Casey Stengel of known midget racers as Speedy the Yankees and Leo Durocher of Matheny of Rosenburg, - Tommv the Giants. Rcsborough o£ Shreyepbrt and The poll, conducted, by news- Hugh Porter of Houston. papers; radio stations and :maga r zines and directed by "the Chicago ____ _ • •' Tribune, closes at midnfght. June 27 and the results will-be announced on June 29. least 30 cars will roll at the Speed-- twirling of a baton that will be on wav every Saturday night for the \gainst Welch, W. Va., and came. Net proceeds from the game go pack with 2± strikeouts against; to the baseball players' annuity XingsporL (International} \ and insurance plan, which was en- f the summer. Actually, as many as 40 cars may be in the field. A regular program is scheduled —three heat races, trophy dash, consolation steeplechase and 25-Iap Tire Softbaliers.Spift Twin Bill With Mearn's fire at both ends. The Speedway lights will be turned off for this specialitj r . For Men Who Want Real Value! FAMOUS ALL-WOOL riched 5120,000 last year when the PRAIRIE du CHIEN, Wis. (IIP) National League won. 8 to 3. The Al Lechnir, Jr., 27-year-old milk- American League holds a 12-6 edge man. has found a way to color General Tire's a doublchea(Jer softballers split ;th Steam's Che- The Arrowhead Speedway in Houston has carded 103 laps of stock car racing'for fans tonight. It will be the first night race ever held at the Arrowhead oval. in the series. Stylishly tailored, lightweight, wrinkle resistant. . . . these handsome" slacks fit right into your warm-weather wardrobe. Their colors of tan, grey, b(ue, and green blend right in with your favorite sport coat or shirt. Select a pair today . . . o rsave more money and select two pairs. •Sizes'29 to'46 in isses e?s minnows. He says they catch more fish 1 that way when used as bait Lechnir said he could turn minnows any color of the rainbow by a two-minute swim in a solution he has developed. The formula is a closely-guarded secret. vrolet of Liberty last night in Liberty dropping the first game In the past the races hav ~ 5-3 and winning an abbreviated five-inning contest 12-3. .Timy Johnson pitched the sec- FREEZER SIZES FOOD PLAHS staged on Sunday afternoon. First race is slated to 'start at ond game for Tire, givmj up only S p.m. Highlight of the program will be a climaxing 50-lap feature. There also will be three 10-lap heats, 15-Iap consolation and eight- three hits—one in the fourth frame and two in the fifth. Julio Martinez was on the mound ™ TT _ TOTTe ... T . • _ The minnows apparently are not for Tire in the first contest, al- lap trophy "dash. Gates open" "at 6 COLUMBUS. Ohio, June D OP! — affected by their change .in hue. lowing seven hits. p.m., and warm-ups "et underwav American Association Umpire John "They're, just as lively with color Mearn's Cheverlot is seeking at 6:30-pm Mullenwill, brave the remarks of as without it," Lechnir :said. games with Baytown"teams. Any Four 'drivers—Willie Williams baseball-fans, Thursday night and H e said one. ice fisherman put club that wants to plav the Lib- Jim Smith, Sonny Goebbels and wear glasses m working the Triple- down five lines, using natural col- e rty nine can call Mearn's Chevro- Buddy Raekley-will be driving A Columbus Redbtrds-Kansas City -ored minnows for bait on four of --• uiiying Blues game here." ~ them and his rainbow minnows on It will be the first time in history the other.'" "V ^ * : • that an umpire higher than Class "- - .^ D rating dared to wear spectacles at a game, according to all that Association President Bruce Dudley can learn at Louisville, Ky. Back in 1S49, Bob O'Reagan officiated in Class D Ohio-Indiana League games while wearing glass- let. ; new cars. REGULAR $14.75 S Reagan Hew State Basebal! Champion AUSTIN, ' June 5_' (IK—Houston Klem needed them to. read, for many years but he never wore them in public. .Reagan downed, Dalla s " Crozier Tech 8 to 5 Wednesday night to TWO PANTS $22.50 IDEAL FATHER'S DAY GIFT! Saxton Pointing For Shot At Title Dial 2996 win the title in the fourth annual schoolboy baseball tournament. 'Jack Schultea struck out 10 men and gave up only six bjts in recording his 14th straight victory of the year, Doyle Stout of Crozier, who tied the .state strike-out mark - of 21 in an earlier game with Amarillo. was the losing pitcher. ^TTT/-.*^. rt -r - «, T i. Th e two teams joined to set a CHICAGO, June a (m-,Johnny r , ew record for ^ lotal num b€r Saxton a businessman fighter who of crrors committed in a title will take on the world if the cab- game Reagan committed six bob- bage is right, : took dead aim at bles and Crozier five. Johnny. Bratton Thursday. Waco won ^ e conso lation game Saxton. undefeated in 29 pro from Laredo Martin 4 to 2. Laredo fights, posted his last victory, a pitcher Ramirez set a tournament unanimous decision, over light t mark by fanning seven straight weight Luther Rawlings before a batterst sparse 2,411 crowd in the Chicago Stadium. Wednesday night, Then he pointed himself at Braton, another top ranked welterweight, or even champion Kid Gavilan, or challengers Gil Turner or Chuck Davey.' " "I want to fight Bratton next The field for the National ,Open week,' 'he said. "They told me if golf championship at Dallas June I :got past this one, I might get qualified at Montclsir's golf club him hera soon. But, FH fight the 12 was completed Thursday with guy tomorrow if the cabbage is the addition of 12 players who right. That goes .for GavOan too or in the final qualifying round. Davey or 'Turner.** Herman Barrpn of White Plains, Saxton definitely had too much N, Y.. led the "final dozen qualifi- power for JRawlings. ers with ^a 72-67 — I39 r two strokes He weighed 147 pounds to Rawl- better than Mike Turnesa of White ings 144 : "I-2 r and he .bulled inside Plains.-who shot a 69-72—141. Barfor six 6t the 10, rounds -to -win ron engineered 1 his three under, par eaclj stanza and fceep Rawlings on 67 when, mV. putter started work- !* f*« M »J/vl A iS 1 011101616 -MONTCLAIR, N. J.. June 5 ' thej.defensive, steadily. «—-> , v . -"•*• ,. ".jwS. ~_ -. right.. VJHER.E /S THE GREATEST EXAMPLE OF Don't let .your savings erode with rent. Invest in a home today, using our facilities. Answer: Grand Canyon, Arizona, a National ParV, 5s the greatest example of erosion. 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