The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1954 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 28, 1954
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BLYTOEVTLL1! (ARK.) COURIER Homer-Happy Crosley Field Has a Leader By BEN PHLEGAR AP Sport* Writer The gals in the laundry are fast losing their home run business to the fans in the sun deck at Cincinnati's Crosley Field. For years one of the National League's favorite home run targets has been the laundry just beyond the left field fence in Cincinnati. But last season the Redleg management eyed the muscles of left-handed hitter Ted Kluszewski and company and moved in the right field fence about 25 feet. Now most of the long-ball trade Is -going into the right field seats. These used to be the bleachers. Thi* season it's the sun deck, complete with lounge chairs, sun tan lotion and sun glasses for rent. Six Made It K was a little chilly for these devices last night but the home runs fell thick and fast. An even half dozen cleared the bats of left- handed sluggers as the homer- 8-7 verdict over the Pittsburgh Pirates. One home run went to the laundry in left. Ten of the 15 runs were direct results of homers. Kluszewski Slammed one in the first with one aboard and Jim Greengrass followed right behind him with another. <Jame the third and Kluszewski hit another. Back to Back 'The Pirates blasted back in the sixth with back-to-back blows by Toby Atwell and Jerry Lynch. And in the eighth Atwell and Lynch did the trick again. So far this season the Redlegs have slammed 15 homers and the total for Crosley Field is 25. Cincinnati pitchers have yielded 26, *n average of two per game. Cincinnati moved into first place by half a game over the Brooklyn Dodgers, who bowed in St. Louis 7-3. Milwaukee squeezed by New York 3-2 and Philadelphia was rained out at Chicago in the National League. The Chicago White Sox won their fourth straight, a 4-3 thriller over the New York Yankees in the only American League action. Bad weather brought postponements of the Boston - Cleveland, Philadelphia-Detroit and Washington-Baltimore contests. Miller Shine* Preacher Roe, a long-time Cardinal jinx, was the victim at St. Louis. He Ic-ISt his usually good control. Two walks, a double by Bay Jablonski and a single by rookie Tom Alston gave the Cards two runs in the fourth. Another walk and a single by Del Rice were followed by Red Schoendienst's double, an intentional pass and a two-run single by Jablonski in the fifth. Al Brazle and Stu Miller preserved Gerry Staley's second victory. Miller worked three hitless innings. 18 Nags May Run For Derby Roses LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The 80th running of the Ken- with tucky Derby took a Hasty turn today but there was every indication the names of 18 horses will be dropped into the entry box for the $100,000 added mile and one-quarter test of speed and stamina. Baseball Standings By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL LEAGUE W a sus- defeat Central Wins Gra-Y Contest Central's Rebels put on tained hitting attack to. Lange Gra-Y 18-6 in a Gra-Y League game at Tom Little Park Monday afternoon. Off to a fast start. Central scored five in the opening inning and fix-e more in the second. The rest was so much icing on the cake. Lange did not help their cause as they committeed a total of nine errors, most of which were spaced where they hurt most. The Rebels were helped along with a timely bases-loaded homer by Jesse Taylor in the second while Jerry Polsgrove unloaded one with two mates aboard in the fourth. Tommy Smith went all the way for the winners and was credited with victory. While Danny Smothers and John McDowell shared the Cincinnati 8 Brooklyn 7 St. Louis 6 New York 6 Milwaukee 5 Philadelphia 5 Chicago 4 Pittsburgh 5 Today's Games Pittsburgh at Cincinnati. New York at Milwaukee. Philadelphia at Chicago. Brooklyn .at St. Louis. Tuesday's Results Philadelphia at Chicago, poned. rain Cincinnati 8, Pittsburgh 7 St. Louis 7, Brooklyn 3 Milwaukee 3, New York 2 Pet. G.B .615 — .583 .545 1 .500 V/ 2 .500 1 .455 2 .444 2 .357 3 post- AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet. G.B. Chicago 8 4 .667 — Detroit 6 4 .600 1 Washington 6 4 .600 1 Philadelphia 5 5 .500 2 New York 5 6 .455 2^. Cleveland 4 6 .400 3 * Boston 4 6 .400 3 Baltimore 4 7 .364 31/2 Today's Games Baltimore at Washington (N). Detroit at Philadelphia (N). Cleveland at Boston. Chicago at New York (postponed wet grounds). Tuesday's Results Chicago 4, New York 3 Baltimore at Washington, postponed, rain Detroit at Philadelphia, postponed, rain Cleveland at Boston, postponed, rain Twenty-four hours ago it was "California here I come" with a pair of three-year-olds from the West Coast dominating predictions as to the outcome of Saturday's rich turf classic. Then yesterday a strapping horse from the Middle West by the name of Hasty Roads hung a head defeat on Determine one of the Californians, in the mile of the Derby Trial. The supporters of the California-owned colts were stunned by the defeat of Andy Crevolin's A.l- hambra-owned Determine, winner of six straight stakes races before heading for Churchill Downs. They could find no excuse for the little grey son of the English stallion, Alibhai. For, after all, it had taken a track record smashing performance of 1:35 to turn back one of their chief hopes in a photo finish. The victory boosted Hasty Road's total earnings to $291,232 and sent the Ohio colt into second pot in the Derby odds. "He'll beat any of them if he feels like running." remarked Allie Reuben, Toedo real estate operator and maser of the Hasty House Farm. With Sea O Erin as a running mate, the entry was quoted at 7-2. Correlation, owned by Robert S. Lytle of Los Angeles, remained he firm choice at 2 to 1. Determine, who will have Al- ied as a running mate Saturday, ropped to the co-third choice at to 1 with Goyamo from Royce G. Martin's Woodvale Farm. Go- *amo won the Blue Grass Stakes t Keeneland last week but much f his popularity is based on the act he'll be ridden by the Derby's 1 winning jockey—Eddie Ar- aro. Old Banana Nose has piloted ve winners since 1938. C. V. Whitney/s Fisherman, run- er-up to Correlation in the Wood fter stumbling at the start, held own the fifth spot at 10 to l. HURDLER CANDIDATES — Among candidates for positions as hurdlers on the Blytheville High School track squad have been Glenn Ray Thomas, Billy Oilbow, Billy Colston, Freddie Akers and Kelly Jones. The Chicks go to the district meet in Jonesboro Friday. (Courier News Photo) SOUTHERN , ASSOCIATION W L Pet. GB Atlanta 11 Little Rock ... 10 7 8 10 10 9 11 12 .811 .556 ..500 .500 .500 .421 .333 Birmingham ..10 Memphis ...... 10 Mobile ........ 9 Chattanooga ... 8 Nashville ..... 6 Tuesday's Results Birmingham 7, Chattanooga 6 Memphis 6, Mobile 4 Little Rock 7. New Orleans 1 Atlanta at Nashville (called end 3rd — rain) er recieveing credit for the loss. Lange's only extra base blow was Mathis's triple in the fourth hurling duties for Lange, the form- with one man on. Today's Schedule Birmingham at Chattanooga Memphis at Mobile (2) Atlanta at Nashville Little Rock at New -Orleans MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American Association Columbus 10, Indianapolis 5 Kansas City 4. Charleston 3 St. Paul 3. Toledo 1 Minneapolis 7, Louisville 5 TEXAS LEAGUE Beaumont 13, Dallas 4 Shreveport 3. -Fort Worth 2 Houston 2, Oklahoma City 1 Tulsa at San Antonio, postponed WESTERN LEAGUE Denver 6. Des Moines 5 Colorado Springs 3. Pueblo 0 Sioux City 4, Wichita 2 Lincoln 5. Omaha 3 Dupas Out to Prove Ring RatingTonight NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Speedy Ralph Dupas, out to justify his No. 4 lightweight ranking after a poor Showing last month, meets heavy-hooking Dennis Pat Brady tonight in a nationally-televised 10-rounder Dupas, an 18-year-old high school student with 50 triumphs in 55 professional outings, will be making his third appearance over the 10- round distance, the clever nit-and run artist dropped a split- decision to lightweight champion Paddy DeMarco earlier this year before the Brooklyn billygoat lifted the crown from Jimmy Carter. No Mixing Dupas made his second 10-round showing against unranked Santiago Esteban last month and his usual faithful following booed his performance in winning the deci- Quarterflash was content to peck away with his sizzling left jab and move around the ring, rather than tangle with his willing opponent. The power-punching Brady, a 26- year-old New Yorker with JJ2 knock- outs in 95 ring appearances, said he doesn't aim "to mess around." "I'll knock him out." the cocky Irishman predicted. Round Scoring: The fight will be decided on a round basis. There will be no draw decision since the two judges and the referee can award the fight to the more aggressive fighter in the event of a tie in rounds. COTTON STATES LEAGUE W L Pet GB Hot Springs Monroe Greenville . Pine Bluff , El Dorado . Meridian .. 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 Tuesday's Results Greenville 5, Meridian 1 Hot Springs 6, Pine Bluff 5 Monroe 6, El Dorado 4 Today's Schedule Monroe at El Dorado Hot Springs at Pine Bluff Meridian at Greenville British Open at St. Andrews, Scotland, the White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., pro shot a 290 to beat Johnny Bulla and Bobby Locke by four strokes. Little Rock Is Back On Win Trail Ag * By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Little Rock's Travelers have snapped out of their slump convincingly and temporarily stymied New Orlean's campaign for the Southern Association lead. BUI Norman's boys, who had lost Atlanta was ahead 4-0 when three in a row and five of their downpour halted its game with last six, snapped the Pels' winning streak at four last night with a, 7-1 verdict. Fel* Drop New Orleans went into the game only 11 percentage points behind loop-leading Atlanta. The loss, combined with the rain-out of the Crackers' game in Nashville, dropped the Pels half a game back. And Little Rock, which was on top of the league until its bad case of slumpitis, is just another half game to the rear. Chicks Win Memphis found Mobile pitching to its liking and trimmed the Bears 6-4 and Birmingham rallied spectacularly to edge Chattanooga 7-6 in 10 innings. Hal Martin's two home runs and the six-hit hurling of Vince Trakan highlighted the Little Rock triumph. The Pels' lone run came in the second on two Trav errors. Birmingham got its winning run off Verne Williamson in the 10th when Jay Van Noy, who had singled, came home on Jerry Kudajeski's double. Memphis jumped three Mobile pitchers for 12 hits, wrapping four of them around a walk in the fifth inning to score four runs. Nashville. The game will be replayed at a later date. SPECIAL OLD GERMAN BEER 24 Can Case $3.18 6 Can Case OoC Campbell's Liquor Store and Pool Room 312 E. Main T H E PLANTERS We have i complete stock of highest quality seeds and insecticide!. Here are just a few of our many fine product!. COTTONSEED : Br e e d e r s Registered, Deltapinc 15, D & PL Fox, Certified Deltapine 15, Certified D it PL Fox. SOYBEANS Blue Tag Ogdens, Non- cert. Ogdens. Non-cert. Dormans, Non - cert: Dortch 2's, Red Tag Ogdens. (All beans in new 2 bu. bags. High' est purities & germinations available.) INSECTICIDES Toxaphene— Dusts & Liquid. DDT—Dusts & Liquid. 3-50 Liquid. 3-10-0 Dust. Call, Write or Visit Phone POplar 3-3418 P.O. Box 326 Blytheville Ark. Seven-Foot High Jump Recorded East Texas State Star Did It In Practice Session Sports Roundup— Story Behind Jackson's Fa By GAYLE TALBOT IsEW YORK (AP) — It will be possible now for the nation's boxing fans to settle back and start working up a fever over the heavyweight championship between Rocky Marciano and Ezzard Charles on June 17 without having to worry about whether their latest heart throb. Hurricane Jackson, is being done out of his rights. Jimmy Slade, the happy character from Harlem, attended to that when he punched the latest television hero full of holes here the other night. It was reminiscent of the job Kid Gavilan did on Chuck Davey at the time the collegian was on the point of being terweight by popular acclaim. Fast Rise . Jackson, like Davey before him, had looked unbeatable and positively lethal as he disposed of such name heavyweights as Clarence Henry, Rex Layne and Dan Bucceroni in startling succession- before national audiences. The 22- year-old seminovice from Long Island had almost overnight been acclaimed the country's No. 3 fighting man. It was easy to believe too, watch- tag the relentless, tireless young Negro batter down his seasoned opponents. Even the professionals, such as Jack Dempsey, became excited over Hurricane. Even some of them thought he might already be the destroyer that Joe Louis was at his age, so it was barroom experts were infected. A Hunch The »tory now goes that the pro- Brenner, who had "made" the Hurricane with his nationally tele- ibowi, had a strong hunch that Slade, though only a blown-up light heavyweight, could employ his unorthodox style to make the "pheenom" look like a monkey. Jackson's managers, it seems, had notified Brenner that they were quitting him to go big time and fight Charley Norkus for the Internationa] Boxing Club in the Garden May 28. In view of this larger opportunity, they suggested that Brenner tear up a contract they had signed, before their tiger stopped Bucceroni, for a subsequent meeting with Slade. Lost Bundle As Brenner had dropped a bundle on the Bucceroni bout through having guaranteed Bucceroni $10,000, the promoter said no. He wanted a chance to get his money back, and he knew Jackson would fill his hall. Also, he had his aforementioned hunch, even though the odds makers thought he was dead wrong, 18 to 5. So the Hurricane was forced to go through with what looked like only necessary chore, and he doesn't know yet where all those punches came from. He looked perplexed at times, as though he suspected his smaller tormentor of using four gloves. At any rate, it made for a highly entertaining evening, and both Marciano and Charles can relax for a while. COMMERCE. Tex., (^)—-Chuck Holding, the East Texas State College stringbean, leaped the magical seven feet the other day and now his coach says he'll do it in a meet before the track season is over. Holding, who packs a meager 172 pounds on a 6-foot frame, has been soaring over the 6-foot-9 mark for four years. His best was 6-9% at the Southwestern Recreation meet at Port Worth in 1951. This year he did 6 feet 9^i inches at the West Texas relays, tops in the nation thus far. A Brush Holding made the seven feet Saturday while the Drake Relays, to which he wasn't invited, were going on. Dr. J. J. Hawthorn, head of the physical education department did the measuring. The bar was at 7 feet 2 inches and Holding brushed it as he went over. But it didn't fall. The jump was measured from the sag line in the bar and it was found to be an even seven feet. Yesterday, he leaped 6 feet 10 and his coach, Delmar Brown, said he is confident that Holding will make seven feet in one of the three i meets he has left on his schedule —a triangular meet with Howard Payne and Southwest Texas. State Saturday, the Lone Star Con- ' ference meet May 14-15 and the! NAIA meet in June. j Holding couldn't compete in the Kansas and Drake Relays because, he was a four-year-man-he con- i peted as a freshman. YOU'RE AS COOi That Will Give You Weight-less Comfort THE BATTERY IS THE HEART OF YOUR CAR 1 . When it Stops Your Car Stops! 'DON'T TAKE CHANCES Now-Battery Prices Slashed! NEW FORD BATTERIES Warranties up to 36 Mos. From 9 up ipany Broadway & Chickasawba — Phone 3-1453 AS ALL OUTDOORS THE STRAWESTER •MMiORV . . . a superior lightweight Leghorn . . . pinched front . . . diagonal stripe, wide puggree band and comfort-fit leather. ADAM BREEZEWAY [ J $150 and I Adorn straws are "hair conditioned", let cool air circulate so your hair stays clean, fresh. 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