The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 11, 1952 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 11, 1952
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HONTUY, AUGUST 11, (ARK.) couRrra Lowly Browns Deal Indians' Pennant Hopes Severe Jolt Tribe Handed 6-3 Setback; Cards Win, Lose with Reds By RODF.N Associated Press Sports Writer Bill Veeck, liappy-go-lucky owner of the St. Louis Browns, is enjoying a laugh at the expense of his old p;il Hank Gveenbei'B, general manager of the Cleveland Indians. Greenberg recently charged the I 4-3, and St. Louis nnd Cincinnati major's master showman of trying divided a twin bill. The Cards won to knock the Indians out of th . American League pennant race by trading "good" players to the Clii- cajjo White Sox. Yesterday the lowly Browns' "embarrassed" the pennant hungry Tribe by beating Bob Lemon, 6-3. A victory would have moved the Indians lo within a game of the pace-setting New York Yankees. The Yanks and third-place Boston were rained out. In other American League games Philadelphia snd Washington .... from Detroit, 3-1 and 5-4. Brnnks Rained Out Haln curtailed action in the National League, wJpJng out games between Brooklyn's front - running Dodgers and Philadelphia and between the runner-up New York Giants and the Boston Braves. The Dodgers command the field by eight games. In the only games played, Chicago swept two games from Pitts- .burgh's tail-end Pirates, 9-5 nnd the opener. 3-2, and the neds tlie nightcap, 4-2, Cleveland's defeat was doubly bitter as former Indian Fred Marsh accounted for the deciding runs with a three-run homer in the fourth luning. Shuntr Beaten. Ageless Con Marrera bested Bobby, top candidate for the American I^ngue's most valuable player award. In the opener at V/a.shinglon. The Senators clipped Shant?,, who was gunning for his seventh straight victory and of the season, for 10 hits. The Cubs spoiled Ihe major league debut of Ron Necciai, minor league strikeout sensation in the opener at Plltsburgh. Necciai, who astounded the baseball world by striking out 27 tatters last Mas white pitching a no-hitter for Bristol. Tenn., In the Class D Appalachian League, was rocked for seven runs and 11 hit.s In six innings. ' Weinberg Selected For Ail-American Duty Mississippi County again this year will have two representatives In the All-Amerlcan high school football game at Memphis, Warren Weinberg, Osceola three- time all-state end, wa.s selected yesterday to take part In the East TS. West game which will be reel«d off at Memphis' Crump stadium Aug. 29. Weinberg was picked to play for the West forces In the game which Is sponsored annually by the Oklahoma chapter of the Wigwam Wise- men of America, a benevolent sports organization. The classy oXceola end will Join BIythei-ille's Me! Hay on the West team. Hay was picked earlier for a backfield slot on the West squad, •which will be coached by Nebraska'* Bill Qlnssford. Although he played three different positions for OsceoIa'E Seminoles last season. Weinberg Is rl- marily an offensive end and one If the state's best. His uncannyp ass snagging ability won him " a berth on the Class B all-state team tiiree consecutive years. Weinberg was the chief target for the bullet-like passes of Tommy Spiers. Osceola's fabulous T quarterback who Is now a member of the University of Mississippi squad. . At six-foot-one and 168-pounds, Weinberg Is built like an end, lanky and loose and his quick reflexes make him an ideal pass receiver. Besides his end duties Warren also* played quarterback and halfback I for the Semlnoles last year but his ; favorite spot In the lineup Is offensive flankman. Weinberg was a three-letter man at Osceola. He also starred in basketball and track. He plans to enter Washington University at St. Louis next fall. This will be the second straight year that Osceola will have a representative in the game. Last vear Coleman Lannlim. K tackle, saw service with the West team. SOUTIIKKN ASSOCIATION Atlanta Chattanooga New Orleans Mobile Memphis Nashville Little Rock Birmingham W 69 66 65 C2 62 55 54 Pet .661 .550 .533 .508 .500 .462 .447 .439 Brooklyn New York St. Louis . Philadelphia Chicago Boston Cincinnati Pittsburgh GB NATIONAL LI!AGUE W L Pi:I. 70 32 .688 ....62 40 .008 8 63 47 .573 1! Sfi 50 .S28 10 51 53 .505 18 44 60 .423 27 ....-16 C4 .418 28 32 81 .283 43',2 AMERICAN LEAGUE W I, Pet. GB New York 64 46 .582 Cleveland 62 48 .564 2 Boston . 57 47 .584 4 Washington 57 51 .528 6 Chicago 5854.518 7 Philadelphia. ....53 50 .515 1 St. Louis 47 G5 .428 18 Detroit 37 74 .333 27',i YESTHHDAY'S RESULTS Southern League New Orleans 8-2 Chattanooga 1-; Atlanta 10-0 Little Rock 7-1 Afemphip R-4 Birmingham 2-1 Nashville 7-1 Mobile 4-0 National League St. Louis 3-2 Cincinnati 2-4 Chicago 9-4 Pittsburgh 6-3 New York at Boston (2) postponed rain Brooklynat Philadelphia postponed raiD American League Washington 4-2 Philadelphia 2-4 Chicago 3-5 Detroit 1-4 St. Louis 6 Cleveland 3 Boston rain at New York postponed Gee and Buzick to Play This Week for Golf Title K. B. Gee, Jr., University of Arkansas golfer, and John Buzick, big MoncUe linksmen, will meet someUme late thi» veek or early next week to match strokes for the oham- ilonship of lilylhevillc's Country Club. The incellnB lias tentatively been zorb.ick golf tram thta year and for -SnhH-dfly but may who was class A Arkansas high school champ IN TUIKD 1'I.ACB—llie Yarbro Co-Ops are currently holding down third place In the Midget Baseball League standings, thanks to a fast start. The Co-Ops ran neck and neck with the championship Lions Club team ill the early weeks 'of the season hut relaxed a little in the latter weeks. Members of the team are (front row, left to right) Johnny Plunkett, Don Bunch, Clyde Griffin, Steve McGuirc, David Fowler, Willis lihodes, and Dick Wyatt. .Second row—Mm Bruce, Ray Dean Ward, John Hoffner. Bill Wyatt. Edward Moore, rjavic Barnes and Thomas Viiicenl. (Courier NCIVS 1'liolw) Middlecoff, Boros in Playoff Today for Tarn's Top Money By JEIIRY I.ISKA CHICAGO IIP)— National Open Champion Julius Boros and coil's wealthiest stroker of 1952, cary Mid dlecoff, met today in nri 18-hole playoff for golfs biggest prize, the $25.000 top payoff of the "world"' meet The showdown will resolve the deadlock Middlecoff and Boros created by finishing the f!)0,000 Tan O'Sliantcr show yesterday with identical 276"s. 12 under pur. Some sharp bickering marked the •! high-pressure chase after promoter George S. May's rich endowment, which includes a $12/500 second-spot bundle for the Loser of today's pliiy- \ TODAY'S GAMES Southern League Birmingham nt Little Rock New Orleans at Nashville (Only games scheduled) Weekly Sports Calendar MONDAY Bay Window League —' American United Life vs. 61 Implement Co Little Park, 5:30 p.m. Commercial League — Farmers Bp.nk vs. Courier News. Park, 5:30 p.m. TI'KSDAV Midget League — notary club vs. Warren Weinberg 5:30 p.m. Ninth American Legion, Street Park. Bay Window League — Sirlllvan- Nelson vs. Moose Lodge, 5:30 p.m. Little Park. Commercial League — Duro- Chrome vs. Ark-Mo Power, 5:30 p.m. Maloney Park. WF.IJNESUAY Midget League — Kiwanis Club vs. Lions Club, 5:30 p.m. Ninth Street Park. Bay Window League — Mead's vs. Y, 5:30 p.m. Little Park. THURSDAY Maloney ! Midget, League — Jaycees vs. Yarbro, 5:30 p.m., Ninth Street Park. Read Courier News Classified Ads National T-fagrja New York at Boston—(2)—Jansen <ll-'n and Maglie (11-5) vs Wilson <10-9> and Burdette (4-5). Brooklyn at Philadelphia—(2) — Lalldium (1-0) and Wade (11-2). Si. Louis at Chicago—Staley (1310) vs Kelly (2-7) or Shiiltz '(1-1). Cincinnati at Pittsburgh—Wehmeier 4-9) vs Hogue (1-3). American League Chicago at St. Louis—Stobbs (78) vs Bearden (5-2). Detroit at Cleveland—Wright (65) vs Teller (8-11). off. Three players — Davo Douglas. Jack Burke and Ed Furgol, who shared lesser loot—complained that Mid'llecoff Mowed up proceedings 45 minutes to accommodate televising of the finish. Tins trio protested that the delay, ordered by meet, sponsors, cooled off their games as they stood around leaning on their clubs. Douglas was the foremost finisher in the posl-Middlecoff threesome, winding up at 279 in a fifth place tie with pre-ineet favorite Sammy Snead, to collect $2,350. Douglas shot a closing 68. Third spot, a stroke behind the deadlocked Middlecoff and Boros, was shared by Argentina's Roberto de Vincenzo and the 36-hole leader. Jim Ferrler, who each Docketed a tidy 54.000 for their 227's. Mlddlecoif. 31-year-olrt pro of live r promoter ' , , ndowment, I 1 1 V _ _ „ f^\ I _J /"* _._._"_ I J I econd-spot 1 I - I G3 f-V^/ Q VjGOrQB l_3 Q IS ' ^ • ^.j i «-j i_«^iv^ u C -. -> ,_ R/-NV P><=1 V l-v\ / (" U -» m i-v OOdU DOX L^GrDV Vw, li 3 fTI D ~ / r iiy FRITZ HOYVEI.L AKRON. O. Mv-The deep South boasted its first Soap Box Dorb champion today, wide-eyed 11-year-old Joo Lunn of Thomasville, G The_ 87-pound fourth grader won his sleek little homemade rac the 15th annual -classic yesterday, defeating 153 other aspirants from the United Slates, Canada, Alaska and Germany. The bashful kid who •.vr.nis to be a doctor when he "grows up." received a S5.000 four-year college scholarship as first prize. Tha little fellow won it the hard way too lor defying contender. As he fashioned a 32-36—67 to match the 27B of the earlier—finishing Middlecoff. The overshadowed out still lucrative "world" women's pro meet went years, has won $15,239 to lead the | lo a silver-haired Texan, Betty pro golfers to date. If he should turn back Boros, Middlecoff will have clinched one with some $40,000 un the Shot a M Ironically, when Middlecoff was j introduced at the first tee yesterday Philadelphia at Washington (2) las the 1952's top money-winner he Kellner (8-19) and Fowler (1-1) vs Masterson 16-5) and Consuegra (5-0). Boston at New York—Brodowski (5-4) vs Reynolds (13-7). Tag Bout Booked On Wrestle Card Toughies Red Roberts and Sockeye McDonald are stated to team tonight as regulation tag team wrestling returns to the Memorial Auditorium wrestling program. Promoter Mike Meroney has booked Roberts and McDonald to oppose Joe Welch nnd Johnny Henning in the main event. Tonight's performance will mark the return of Roberts offer an absence oE several months. In the tvro preliminary bouts. McDonald is scheduled lo meet H^n- ning and Roberts will take on Welch. quipped: "That'll be the last time you'll hear that this year." Then he proceeded to shoot phenomenal round of 31-33—-64, the} ihnio rounds. •Jameson of San Antonio, v.'ho stood off rugged Patty Berg of Chicago by a stroke to capture the $5.000 first prize. She had a 303. Defending C h u m p t o n Frank Stranahan of Toledo, Ohio, zoomed off with his third strnight "world" amateur crown with a rccord-brcnk- ing 280, Hn finished nine strokes ahead of Bill Campbell, Huntington, W. Va., leader over the first best since Lloyd Mangrum fried „ Tarn record — making 32-31—6.? in the 1948 world. Boros, who won the 1952 National Open as an unheralded pro of only three years, was again a prc5surc- ot occur until Monday, dee. who lettered with the Ra- Jlodgeft Wins City Net Title Smith is Defeated. In Finals of Y's Tennis Tournament nob BlodgeU Is niythevllle's new city tennis champion. He won the honor yesterday by defeating A. B. Smith i n the linnls if the Y's city tennis tournament. Blodcett Ki-abberl the championship by dcfcntinR Smith two out or hrce sets. He took the first set lost the second and won the third. A trophy .presented by tire Y, goes with the championship. By wlnnlnp; the 1952 tournament. BlotlgcU replaces J. L. Thompson as the city tennis champion. Thompson entered the tournament this year and got as fnr ns the semi-finals, where he was heat- en by Smith. .. _ few years back, gained Ihe finals by virtue of th» biggest upset In the tournament when he eliminated defending champion Bill Joe Denton of Wilson. Thai match was all tied up at the end of 18 holes and Gee won on (lie next hole in the "sudden death" playoff. Bnzick has long been rated M one of the mid-south's best amateur golfers. He recently qualified for the National Amateur Tournament whieh will be played in Seattle. Wash, but will not make Ihe trip. Play In other nights has been completed. Professional Paul Farlington reported. I. II. Coleman defeated Dick Bell In the finals of the first flight and James Terry wnn over John Lent! i" the championship consolation finals. Venion Thomassmi brat B. A. Lynch for second flight honors and Richard Becker won out over Eugene still in the third flight. Ben Butler. Sr.. was victor over Colemnn Stevens in the third flight's consolation bracket and J. K. Bens-Icy topped C. C. Councllle to tnkc the second flight's consolation. Mai or League Leaders AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING — Fain, Philadelphia. .334; Wondline. New York, 325- Kell. Boston. .324. RUNS—Joost. Philadelphia. 10: Berra. New York, 13; Mlnoso, Chicago, 72. HITS—Fox. Chicago, 142; rtob- order, were KngleTwrt J. OechJjle- of Rochester. N. Y., Raymond M. Oot- ko of Washington, D. C., Dick Miner of San Diego, Calif.. James Mooney of Charlotte, N. C,, Ed D. Malloy of Durham, N C.. Sam Slelner of Limn. o., and Dnvid Grubbs of Pittsburgh. Inson. Chicago. 132; Avlla, Clevs- Iniul and Pain. Philadelphia. 125. HOME RUNS—Doby, Cleveland. ; Berra. New York, 23; Zernlal, Philadelphia, 21. PITCHING — Consuegra. Washington. 5-0, .1.000: Raschi, New York. 13-2, .870; Shantz, Phlladel- pia, 20-4. .833. . . 2 u NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING — Musial, St. Loilll, .325; Lockman. New York «n4 guszewski, Cincinnati, .308. HITS — Schoendtensl. St. Louis, 137; Adnms. Cincinnati, and Mil- slal, SI. Louis, 134, PITCHING—Saner, Cicago, 2«; Hodges, Brooklyn, 23r Kiner, Pittsburgh, 22. PITCHING—Roe, Brooklyn, «-l, .880; Wlmclm. New York, B - 2, .818; Yllhas, St. Louis, 8-1. .800. was almost, wrecked when he loj control nnd hit n guard rail aft£ finishing on top In his first heat A heavy cross wind made dri\ ing precarious down the 915-foi concrete Derby Downs, several i the youngsters having trouble riu ing the heats which were run off every 105 seconds for two hours anil 35 minutes. Used Adhesive T:i|« The officials had to give Joe a bit of extra time to patch up his soap box after the crash. He vised a (lock of adhesive tape to fix the nose and to hold the front axle In place and then came back to win four more heats. .The finale was a classic as (he Southern kid flashed across the finish line In 27.77 seconds, fastest time of the day. He nosed out James Thormvs of Danville, Pa,, (he second placer, and Victor C. Shepherd of Flint, Mich., v,'ho wound up third. Back of the three leaders, In this REGISTRATION BLANK Fishing Rodeo Walker Park Aug. 23 and Aug. 27 !, the undersigned, do hereby apply for 'registration in the DlytlieviJIe Fishing Rodeo •( Walker Park. I certify that T am not older than 15 years of age and that I will comply with all rule* and regulation* »f the rodeo to the fullest extent. Address ............................ R ac€ ...... (Mall or take registration blank to Police Department In CHj H»lt) The "world's women's amateur rtiamplon was national collegiate s litlist, Mary Ann Villesas of New Orleans, who rallied to win by a ' stroke over Joyce Ztske of Waterford. Wls., 325 to 32S. BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Aug. 11 8 p.m. TAG MATCH Sockcyc McDonald & Red Roberts Adults 50c—Children 15c vs. Joe Welch & Johnny Henning Also 2 1-Fall Matches 90 Minute Time Limit McDonald Vi. Henning Roberts vs. Joe Welch We Finance Auto & Truck Repairs Now you can have your car or truck repaired and pay as you ride! Don't put off having repairs done today. A delay today will lead to greater cost tomorrow. Come to Blyrheville Motor Co. and we'll be glad to finance all these repair and,service jobs . . . check the long list at the right. COMPLETE REP AIRS-ALL CARS AND TRUCKS New Engines Transmission Service Engine Overhaul Starters Repaired Generator Service Engine Tune-up Glass Replaced Body Repairing Painting Polishing • Brake Repairs • Washing • Lubrication • Oil Change • Wrecker Service Wheels Balanced - Front End Alignment - Frames Straightened "Seeing Us Today Will Save You Money Tomorrow' lytheville Co. 1st & Walnut Phone 4422

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