The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 27, 1954 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 27, 1954
Page 7
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MONDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1954 BI/yTHEVTU.E (ARK.t COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN 1954 A YEAR OF SPORTS IN PICTURES 1954 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WILLIE MAYS AMAZES — Sequence camera catches Giants' outfielder Willie Mays snaring 450-foot drive by Cleveland's Vic Wcrtz in eighth inning of World Series opener atNew lork't Foki fiMiindi. Giants won 5-Z in 10 inning* and then took Series in four straight games. itrcamlng from titlt POUR MINUTE MILERS — England's Dr. Roscr ^^X^K^^. GOLF LEADER- Barban Romack of Sacramento, Cal., holds trophy after her victory over Mickey Wright In women's national amateur at Pittsburgh in September. CHAMP IN A TRAP — Eil Furgol lifts Hie ball from a tVap to the g'een during his June march to the US. open golf championship at Baltusrol Golf Club, Springfield. N. 3- A FIGHTING F I S H — An angry Northern Pike leapi from an Ontario lake anil spits out the hook on the line of Oliver lloglund of Cloquot, Minn., who lost his lighting fish. DRIVE TO VICTORY — MiiliUewclcht etamnlon Curl "Bubo" Olson drives right to noily of his challenger. Kid • Oavllan, In 14lh round of April title bout Olson won in Chicago. LED AMATIURSI — Arnold Palmer shows the trophy presented to him after hit Aujuat victory In the national amnteur golf champloa*. thlp at Detroit, Michigan. ; TOP THOROUGHBRED- Native Dancer, voted American champion of the year by Thoroughbred Racing Assn., arrives at Alfred G. Vanderbilt's Baltimore farm to be retired. WINNING RACKET — Vic Selxas of Philadelphia won the 1951 title in the national men's singles tennis championship at Forest Hills. X. Y.. in September. AT LAST! — Doris Hart, (our - lime runner - un for -women's national tennis title, holds the cup after "'"line f.oulsc Broufh In the final at Forest Hills. N. Y,. in Sept, ROSE AND SHONE — Ch. Carmor's Rise and Shine, corker spaniel Indeed hesl in show at February Westminster Kennel Club benching, New York, poses with one of IU trophies. BOUNCING CAME— Basketball Isn't only thine that bounces as LaSallc's Charles Slnelcy lands on Bradley'* Bob Carney in March NCAA linal at Kansas City. t.aSallc won, 92-76. DETERMINE TAKES KENTUCKY D E R B Y _ Determine, piloted by Ray Vork, erossti Hnlsli line to win »0th Kentucky Derby at Chtiio: II Do.vns, .May I. by a length over ' TOP BATTERS — Bohhy Avlla, left, Cleveland second has- n:m. lu-adfil American League with .341 batting average, while Willie May:, right, topped League with .345. OHIO STATE STARTS ROLLING — Howard "llopalong" Cassady. Ohio Slate All-America halfback, makes a nix-yard gain against California In October game at Columbus Ohio. <U>1» Wai* won and w«ul Iliroujh tttnta UjudrfMlMl I* win »Uo« u n»li»» • b«»l (»»W t

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