The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 17, 1953 · Page 6
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PAfiE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY. AUGUST 17, 1953 Yankees, Dodgers Out In Front In Flag Race BASEBALL STANDINGS NATIONAL l.KAGUK Won lioit Tel. Di'hlnil Brooklyn ...11 37 .675 Milwaukrc .7' « .602 8 I'hilatlolphm . 62 52 .544 15 HI, I.oms . , 'I 62 .544 15 Ni'W York 51) 56 .500 20 (.'llli'illiiliu .-. S3 65 .449 2li By JACK HAND Al' Spoils Wrilor With six weeks to go. the baseball season has of who's going to pitch the World Series opener " ' Dodgers. Both could blow the pennants. Cllil'llKO Piusbureh 'A 38 .386 .311 foi- st about boiled down to a question | the New York Yankee's and Brooklyn j Remember 1931. But with -10 to play and 8-gamc New Yurie Chiruuo Cleveland A.MKHK'AN Won n LKAGUI-: l-ost I'd. Hrlilnd leads the smart guys are getting buddy buddy with the Yank and 1 lodger ticket sellers.: Doston Both' league leaders have identical 77-37 records. Washington Both league The Yanks enjoyed a profitable | for Milwaukee against the Cubs. Sunday, picking "P « K nme and " JE rl < lle Mfithrws' triple in Hie riKlith hslf oil Chicago and two full games j scored two runs for a 4-2 cdu<>. on Cleveland by knocking off the Philadelphia A's 8-0 and 7-3. Chicago bowed to Detroit's Ralph Branca 3-2. and Cleveland dropped a pair to the last-place St. Louis Browns 7-6 and 7-5. Washington and Boston divided a double in the oilier American LeaKue games. Mel Parnell winning his 17th for the Red Sox 4-1 and Spec Shea taking the second for Washington 7-4 despite Ted Williams' home run. Brooklyn ran Its winning streak to nine by knocking off their old Pittsburgh sparmates twice 3-1 and 9-5. but Milwaukee kept step by sweeping two from Chicago 4-2 and 6-2. Ths New York Giants ruined Robin Roberts' bid for his 21st victory by knocking him out in the eighth inning of an 8-1 game and also whipped the Phillies in the second game 4-3. Cincinnati edged St. Louis 3-2 but the Cards grabbed the second 6-2 behind Stu Miller. The split left St. Louis tied with . the Phils for third place, 15 games back. Shutout Vto Raschi came up with a five- hit shutout of the A's to win his 10th with the help of Phil Riz,zuto's batting. Little Phil hit a, homer with two on and drove in two more with a double to down Alex Kellner. Allie Reynolds, surprise starter, lasted only one inning of the second game when the Yanks needed a five-hit relief chore by Johnny Bain to whip Charley Bishop. Rizzuto drove in the tying run and scored the tie-breaker in the sixth. Branca had to stave off a ninth- Inning rally by the White Sox two win for Detroit. The tying run was on third when pinch hitter Bob Elliott filed out to end the game. Hope* Downed Harry Brccheen and Dick Littlefield, both working in relief, denlt damaging blows to what was left of Cleveland's pennant hopes by copping a pair for the Brownies. Brecheen pitched 3 2-3 innings, facing the minimum of 11 batters, to win on Dick Kryhoski's single. Littiefield, first-game starter, received credit for the second game fitter St. Louis knocked out Bob Lemon. Early Wynn, another tribe ace, was flattened In the opener. The third-place Indians now are 13 games behind New York. Williams made his first start for the Red Sox in the second game after a few pinch-hitting jobs but his homer and double weren't enough to save Boston. Ted didn't play the entire game, leaving after five innings in accordance with previously announced plans for his gradual conditioning program. Parnell needed Ellis Kincter's 65th relief job and a sensational catch by Jim Piersall on Mickey Vernon's near-homer to become the American's first 11-game winner in the opener. . Dodgers Bowl Pittsburgh Duke Smder hit three home runs, making it 27 for the year, as the Dodgers bowled over Pittsburgh twice. Preacher roe scattered eight hits in the first game. Carl ERskine needed a hand from Clem Labine to win his 14th over Murry Dickson when the Pirates rallied with four In the eighth. Lew Burdette. on relief, and 23- year-old Bob Buhl, with a three- Buhl didn't allow a hit unnl Fontlv opened >'.:<• sixth with n double and rn,v;ti-d horn" after the Braves KOcd Hot) R«Mi in the tourlli. Philadelphia Detroit . . HL Louis . "0 M 65 48 46 .675 .603 .501 .542 .492 .411 .305 .347 8 13 15 21 29 > a 35'z 38 High Schools Start GridWorkThursday LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Arkansas hi»h school teams apen practice Thursday as football makes its appearance on SOUTIIEKM ASSOCIATION Won Lost Pet. Behind Nashville ... Atlanta Memphis Birmingham New Orleans Chattanooga I Dull; R')tk . Mobile .577 .548 .543 .520 .500 .454 .452 .409 4 7 9' 15', 15' 2 21 the 1953 sports scene. The high school teams, with three weeks before the season's opening games Sept. 10. will have their sights set on district—rather Browns Claim 2 From Cleveland In Double Game Indians 13 Games Behind the Leading New York Yankees By THE ASSOCIATED PRKSS A doublelieader victory nt homo might not mean much to some clubs but it docs to the St. Louis Browns. They turned back the Cleveland Indians twice yesterday, 7-6 nnd 7-5, for the first double win nt Busch Stadium this year. It was only the club's third twin victory of the year. With the win llw Browns just about polished off the Indians' pennant hopes. Cleveland is now 13 games • behind the leading New YOTJE Yankees. Veteran hurler Harry Brechcen, won the opener with three nnd two- third Innings of hitless relief pitching. Dick Kryhoski's single drove In the winninR run in the sixth. Kryhosfcl tied the second game with n home run in the fifth and then Johnny Groth sinplcd in the lendiing run in the same lr;\me. Dick Littlefiold. who WHS boiled out in the opener, received credit for the win in (he nightcap. Two of Cleveland's hurlim; ares. Bob Lemon mid Early Wynn. won 1 . knocked out of the box by the Browns. In Cincinnati, the Cardinals split doublcheador with the Rrriir^.s as slender Stu Miller curved his Wa.V to a 6-2 win jn the ni^hlrap after the Birds lost the opener, 3-2. The last two hits off Miller were home runs. One was Ted Kluszewski's 36th of the season which set a new Cincmnaii season record. Rookie Dick SehofieUi, starting again at shot islop, belled his first major league homer in ih' 1 nightcap. Former Cardinal .Jackie Collum set the Birds down without tronbln the last ihree innings of the opener to receive credit for the win. Hip Rcpulski and Khis/ew- tlian -slate—championships. The Arkunsiis Athletic Association, which .sel the practice and opcninc, names dates, has killed the playoff system for n. state. title lor the second time in three years. Last year, Lit fie Rock won the Cias.s /\AA—or Bit; Seven—crown; Cnmdrn, Class AA. Stuttgart, Class A; and Earlfi. Class B. Teams are clarified .iff a in this year for ihe purpose of determining district titles, __ The colleue teams' practice per.*• j iod won't open until Sept. 1, when the University of Arkansas gets ready for a Hl-tiamc schedule open- ins; Sept. 26 u gainst Oklahoma AM. Four of the six teams seeking the Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference championship will open practice Sept. 7—Henderson, State Teachers, Arkansas Tech and the College of the Ozarks. Arkansas AA.-M will becin practice (he next day. with champion Southern State hitting the field Sept. II, Season-opening games are set for Sept. IS for Teachers; Sept. 19 for Southern State; 24 for Tcuh: Sept. '.!6 for Ozarks nnd Henderson; and Oct. 3 for A&M. Little Rock's annual pro exhibition same will be played the night after hiuh school season play opens. The Philadelphia Eagles will host the Los Anuriles Rams. Yesterday's Results NATIONAL I.KAGUE Brooklyn 3-9, Pittsburgh 1-5 New "York 8-4, Philadelphia 1-3 Cincinnati 3-2. St. Louis 2-6 Milwaukee 4-fi, Chicago 2-2 All-Stars Beat Jonesboro6-4 Jonesboro, Aug. 16 (Special) — BlytheviUe's Littl, i eague All-Stars evened the series with the Jonesboro Little League select by taking a 0-4 thriller here Saturday. Jonesboro defeated Blytheville, 5-4- in the opener which went nine innings before a decision was reached. The rubber game will be played t ged badly in the first, encounter BlyineviUe Thursday afternoon, and accounted for most of the it _.. Trailing -f-2 goint; into the sixth ind final inning. Blytheville pulled the same out of the fire with uisational four - run Coaches Ott Malllnft Droke pulled the right strategy JOP Bratcher (Lions Club) opened the frame with n single to right, his AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 8-7. Philadelphia Boston 4-4. Washington 1-7 Detroit. 3. Chicago 2 St. Louis 7-7. Cleveland 6-5 AN'OTIIKH BIG CATCH — Morris Lutes, 19. and Russell Eu- bnnks. 13. of Blytheville display the 4514 Ib. catfish they pulled from Sardis Lake. Miss., while jugging there Saturday. It took them an hour and a quarter to land the big fellow. 0-3 i SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Memphis 7-0. New Orleans 6-4 <first game It) innings) Nashville 5, Atlanta 1 (second game ppri. raint Mobile 3-1. Little Rock 2-2 (first game 12 innings) B i r m i n R h a m 5. Chattanooga 2 (called end 5th, rain) Today's Games Grudge Match On Wrestling Card Tonight NATIONAL LEAGUE Pittsburgh at Brooklyn (Night)— Lindcll (5-13) vs Podres <8-3> Philadelphia at New York (2)— Miller (5-5' Hanson <Q-n vs Kosto \3-9» and Cm-win (5-2* Only games scheduled AMKKJCAN LEAGUE New York at Philadelphia (2>, (night)—Ford < M-4 ) and Kuznva '3-3) vs Fricano (6-6) and Coleman (1-1) Only games scheduled SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Mobile at Little Rock Atlanta at Nashville (2t Only games scheduled NA Champ Match Set For Bantams Tonight NEW YORK (AP) — The neglected bantamweight (.•lass, a lively boxing division in the days of Pete Herman ^ ._. Joe Lynch and Tony Canzoneri, makes a comeback tonight! the thins with a pair in the top half with a" North American championship match. of the third and after two were out thanks to a danng gamble. Fmdipg the .Jonesboro third baseman well back on the edge of the grass Whittle dropped a perfect bunt just inside the third base foul line and easily beat it out. Billy Ross blasted rand hit. Larry Fitzgerald (Lions Club) was hit by a pitched ball. Jimmy Bruce, (Kiwanis) pinchhit- tiiiE for Billy Haney, (Shrine) blasted a sharp triple to right field, mini! both runners. Glynn Dale Howard (American Legion) punch- id a one bagger into right center, i o u n t i n ',' Bruce. Jesse Taylor =!'p!if. club) was called on to bat tcr Jimmy Killctt (Lions Club) and fsnonded with a long triple to luht as Howard trotted home. Era teller hooked up with Waldo Patterson, his conqueror, in anoth- ir Metu pitcher's bade ond earned a shade even though he allowed 10 hits .thre more than Blytheville nicked the Jonesboro ace. Six Blytheville safeties went for extra bases, while Larry Rutherford's fifth inning home run was the only Jonesboro hit that traveled for more than one Rack. Neither walked a batter and both fanned seven. Jonesboro broke away to a two- run lead in the second on Jerry Jenkin's one bagger, an error of Waldo Paterson's grounder, Tyler McClain's single that scored Jenkins and Russ Cook's bingle that accounted for Paterson. Blytheville Ties U Blvtheville got busy and knotted Jonesboro scoring, was considerably improved for this one. Little Jerry (Monk) Rounsavall turned in an rally as outstanding catching performance, and Jack Score by innings: Blytheville 602004—8 Jonesboro 021 010—4 Batteries: Bratcher and Rdunsa- . McGuire; Waldo Patterson and Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway will be the scene of the 12-round match between Henry (Pappyi Gault of Spartanburg. S. C.. the North American champ, and Billy Pea- P//-JI/O f-JrtC'f cock, former Philadelphia amateur I IC/yj I Iv/jl titleholder now fighting out of Los Angeles,. The bout between the two 118- pounders will be seen on television (DumonU in some sections of the JONESBORO — Jonesboro High nation School will play host to football ' Jonesboro Plays Host To Coaches Christian. Quantico To Meet Laramie Tonight \ • WICHITA. Kas. Wl — The Quantico, Va., Marines, the top baseball club in the Marine corps, makes a second start in the National Non-Pro tournament tonight. The Marines meet Laramie, the Wyoming; champion. Both teams have lost .a g ame. Quantico dropped, its game to the Colonials of the Military District of Washington, D. C., in last Friday's tournament opener. The Colonials are defending champions. The Al p i n e, Tex., Cowboys blanked Laramie 16-0 IhSt night. In other games yesterday, Wichita Boeing shut out the Nellis Air Force Base of Las Vegas, Nev., 5-0; the Springfield, Mo., Generals eliminated Stuttgart, Ark.j Perry, Okla., Oilers pushed across^ beat Springfield, Mass., Westinghouse Electrics, 12-3. in the night's final game the 8-2. and Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., five runs in the eighth inning to whip Mountain Home, Idaho, Air Force Base, 7-3. Tonight's schedule: 5:45 p. m.—Quantico Marines vs. home with a two bagger and i Laramie (second round, loser elim- coaches and officials of District! Three Tuesday night at the annual district rules clinic. According to Ebb Pickens. state committeeman from District Three, the rules meeting is scheduled for 7;30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Jonesboro High School. Carruthers of Australia Archie,Moore, world light heavy champion, gets back to work i Wednesday at Buenos Aires in a non-title 10-rounder against Rinaldo Ansaloni of Argentina. Jimmy Blade of New York and Eratcher gave out with a carbon copy that sent Ross tarrying into pay station. I Jonesboro quickly unloosed the knot with "Bitch" smith's single, an infield out and Cook's one base blast to left. Things looked pretty grim for the Blytheville forces when Rutherford Girl's Softball Tourney Opens At Pine Bluff Mr. Pickens said that every foot- j Tommy Harrison of Los Angeles, ball conch and official of the dis- ! two boys who fight in either the to attend the! heavyweight or light heayv divi- ! sions, draw the Wednesday , nmht tricf is being urg mepU.i:R. [ J, M, (Johnte* Burnett, executive , secretary of the Arkansas Athletic Association, will be on hand to assist with the rules discussion. d^o hooking WJ\K the re- challanue hurled by the Another and tumble bout ha.s been lined up to headline the j American Lrgion's wrestling card j . f til Memorial Auditorium tonight. , PINE BLUFF ! /H -- A five-team • Promoter Mikt> Meroncy ha.s 'field drscribcd as the strongest in | bouk'ud a grudge match between; tourney history will open the Ar-l Lostrr and Edward Welch and! kansns Women's • State Softball: Walter Sirois ;nul Rex Mobley. The fin suit of a two Welches after last double main event affair which ended in a near free for all. In add!lion to (be- inn in event, two one-fall prelirrtnary bouts are also on Ihe card with Lester \Vrich mcrlUii; Sirois and Edward: were Pine Bluff Central Transtaklm: on Mnfoley. j former, Tcxarkuna and Little Rock _J . (Retail Merchants. and Retail sta ' /ion s r> eed Tournament, here Wednesday. I Little Rock Ark-Lin is the title; favorite after scoring three victor-j week's ies over defending champions Sunbeam Bakereties of Pine Bluff in pre-tourney games. Tournament Director Al St. John, who termed (he field the strongest ever to compete, said other entries AP NVwsfeatures WESTKUR. N.Y.—A brok«i bone has resulted in many winning races for the Volomiie stallion, Chuck Volo. He- cashed in with the $50,000 Nassau Pace at Roosevelt Raceway recently. Wendell Wathen. who owns Chuck Volo, says that a broken bone last iCBS> show this week from Chicago Stadium. Rocky Castellani, fighting out of Cleveland, takes on Cleveland's Jackie Keough Saturday night (ABC-TV) for the Ohio middleweight championship at the Toledo Sports Arena. inated). 8 p. m.—San Diego, Calif., Marines vs. Alpine, Tex. (second round) 10 p. m.—Columbia, Tern., Monsanto Chemical vs. Peoria, 111., Letourneau - Westinghouse (first round). got old of a fast ball and P°*<fc«d | HixSOH Defends Title it almost into the next county for j a homer, putting Jonesboro ahead, | 4-2, which seemed fairly safe behind , < ™ m ««*J[ l ' Patterson's airtight pitching. i kansfts closed Tennis Tournament But it didn't turn out that way j mie whgn the 1953 toilmey Ope n3 as the visitors came through with | nere Thursday. their four run rally to forge ahead . . . i and ice it away for good. Taylor made the victory secure by going I back onto the grass in right field j League hitting: title—George Kcll, for n game retiring out. I Billy Goodman and Tom Umphlett, Blytheville^' defense, which sag- ' a rookie. The Boston Red Sox have three men bidding for the American Hanover Horses hit complete game, did the pitching 'ski homered in the first The 1933 NCAA cross-country championship will be held at East I.nusing. Mich-, on Monday, Nov. 1'3 tor (he irtih straight year. Sports Roundup — Durocher's Re-Signing Shakes City By OAYtK T.M.BOT NEW YORK (API — It is difficult to recall that the iT-si.snini,' of any baseball manager j ever before stirred up such a ruckus as has shaken this city and its nudying precincts since President Horace Stoneham of the Giants cornered Leo Dnrocher anil made him agree to another Uvo-vear contract. Sunbeam and Retail Merchants will meet In Hie opening same of the double elimination tourney. Central Transformer and Ark-Lin will compete in the second Wednesday event. Texarkana drew a first- round bye. WESTBURY, N. Y. l.fl — Harness horses with Hanover in their names won five races in one night during the Grand Cirucuit meeting; at Roosevelt Raceway recently. The season caused ChncK Volo to mips winners were Hershey Hanover, a lot. of races which left many fast Empire Hanover, Elby Hanover, ; races in his svstem so that he'could Forever Hanover and Nevm Han-, establish the" 3.05 35 world record over. Two other Hanovers were in Ihe Nassau. < secoml and three a 'j° nns ' "VValhen. who raises Maine pota-! . ._ tnes wlu'ii he isn't racing Chuck | Read Co " ner " ews Classified Ads- Volo. says his pacer earned $39,600 j ' durinj; his first two campaigns. At; the pacer seems better than ever four he was turned out and now I at five. Inman Wins at Ft. Wayne FORT WAYNE. Ind. 'Ji-Bob Inman of Arkndelphia, Ark., won $150 yesterday in the S15.nO Fort Wayne Open Golf Tournament. Inman .shot a 69-71-158-67 for a total ol 275. Many were stricken where they sat.. Other? just as sloutly defended both Stoneham and his manacor and arqued far inio the nictit that Durocher was blameless for the plight of his team. When it came ciovvn to cither expressing an opinion or pelting out. we were forced to side with the lauer forces. Durocher is, well, Durochf-r, and he has managed over the years to pile up an amazing number of enemies, many of whom never s.i'.v imn in the flerh. We h:iVf; kntw.i him a IOHR lime and happen no; to be one of them. Wo 1-tnoiv hi?, faults, hut believe he is as Rood n baseball manager as there is in the uame. not excepting Casey Stengel and Charlie Dvessen. It is true that Leo made a grave mistake m the spring, when he bfihev.'d he had a pcnmrnt winner. but that is not necessarily a rap »t. his manrtRerial ability. The quality of a baseball club, which IP made up of a carload of young men of varying temperaments, is a very ehiMVP thmi; tn calcul.itn. and Durocher will not be the; last manager to be milled. All it takes Is for one or two Mar:in whom a pilot has ^rea! f;nth '•> inlS down on him. or for ;i sm.'ii spark of dissent ton m UMHIP a defeatist complex. Our own feeling has been th;ti (he question of niirneher 1 .-; continued tenure at the Polo Grounds never would have an'-en if a youn!. 1 , j Negro named Willie luul Ixvr. I playing center field for the Guns ' the past two season.s instead oi beinR in the service. Nn one lia- suRResled that I,en wa . no! a ure;it manager and a model character after Willie joined his loam dur.n.^ the 1151 season. It was no great, secret m Phoenix last spring that Leo mid oilier Giants officials thought Willie win- going to be sprung The puehetV eyes glinted at the ihnn^ht of hav- 'illio nut there back of them and much of Durnchpr's ifhiiMa^m undoubtedly stcm- •<un his dreams of P. lineup would include the fleet Alain IV. ::* were never quirp tlio after (he bad news rame. outmucri to drive rumscH than any other manager in mo and to shout it up, but em of realigning his forces once find have continued ;:p :.'•» now. Tlie club's Uneup has I't'ci: ';;r most unsettled in either Ir.iuuc as i( stumbled n round for <h<- in.-i half ol the race nnd then • M(idonly went into a complete col- only complaint with Stone- b.'im concern.'- his timing. He might j hi;\i' !;:vfn Purochor his big vote of rnniidenci' earlier, when it was tn:l:v nbvious that he didn't have. (lii- i.,,1,-,05, intend of waiting until the house fell in. Henry Cotton of England, three- time winner of the British Open championship, is the author of a new golf book entitled My Swing. 100 PROOF BOTTLED IN BOND • ALSO 90 PROOF "THE GREATEST AMERICAN WHISKEY" rl-UQWSTONE, INC., lOUISVlUE 1, KENTUCKY BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Aug. 17 8:15 p.m. Adults 60c — Children 15c GRUDGE FIGHT TAG MATCH Walter Sirois & Rex Mobiey vs. Lester & Edward Welch PLUS Two Preliminary Bouts E. Welch vs. Mobley And L. Welch vs. Sirois CING GHTLY! HARDWOOD DANCE FLOOR Jitterbug Contest Every Wednesday Nile — SPECIAL!— Bunny Hop Dance Fun tot All! 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