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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 7, 1953
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, SEPT. 7, 1958 Campanula Breaks Hartnett's Record By JOE KEICHLKR AP Sports Writer Roy Campanella of the Brooklyn Dodgers entrenched himself more securely yester ' day as the leading candidate for the National League's Most Valuable Player award. He slammed his 38th homer of the year, breaking Gabby Hartnett's 23-year-old record for home runs by catchers. ' , , , • u And in the American League, Al Rosen of the Cleveland Indians put In a strong bic for the junior circuit's MVP prize with his 38th home run. This gave him the league lead by one over Philadelphia's Gus Zernial. 'Camp.inella drove in two runs* as the Dodgers whipped the New York Giants 6-3. He thus raised his runs-batted-in total to 133, equal- Ing the major league record fo catchers set by Bill Dickey wit the 1937 New York Yankees. Campanella, selected as th league's Most Valuable Player i 1951, needs only two more homer to tie Gil Hodges' club record o 40 homers in 1951. Rosen's homer helped the Indian beat the Chicago White sox 4-2 an take undisputed possession of sec ond place. It also enabled htm tc break his own league record fo most home runs by a third base man—37 in 1950. The' Indians' slugger haE a chance to become the fourth Arner ican Leaguer to win the tripl crown-home runs, runs batted ii and batting average. He tops tin field with 129 RBIs and his .326 mark is only three points behinc Mickey Vernon's league-leading .329. Need 8 Wins Vernon was idle yesterday rain washed out the scheduled double-header between the Senators and pace-setting Yankees in Washington. The Dodgers' magic number is eight.. Leading Milwaukee by 11 games, the Brooks need win only eight of their remaining 18 games to clinch their second straight flag no matter what the Braves do in their remaining 18 games. Brooklyn, however, will have to play the next 10 days without the services of outfielder Carl Purillo, its league-leading batter. Furillo suffered a broken bone in his left hand yesterday in a scuffle with Manager Leo Durocher of the Giants in the second inning. Wrangle Wrestle The trouble started when Carl strode out to the mound after being hit on the right wrist by one of Ruben Gomez' pitches. The urn- pires restrained the enraged batter, who finally went to first base after a five-minute wrangle. Just when peace appeared to be restored, Furillo suddenly made a dash towards the Giant dugout. There he was met by Durocher and the two combatants wrestled each other to the ground. They were finally separated and banished from the game. Eddie Mathews, still trying for Babe Ruth's homer record, blasted his 45th to help the Braves defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 in the first game of a double-header. The Cards rallied in the closing innings Win Tonight Will Give Memphis SA Pennant By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The 1953 Southern Association season ends tonight with four doubleheaders, and a victory for Memphis or a defeat for Atlanta will give the Chicks their first pennant in 23 campaigns. Memphis is two games flU of the Crackers. The Chicks, v.Mo can do no worse than tie for the pennant, entertain Chattanooga tonight. Atlanta faces New Orleans. Nashville is at Little Rock and Birmingham at Mobile. Memphis downed Chattanooga 5-0 and 6-5 yesterday, while Atlanti took a par from the Pels, 7-0 and 11-2. The thrd-plce Nashville Vols dropped out of the pennant •ace by losing to Little Rock 1-0 after winning the opener 8-4. Mobile kept its hopes of getting out if the cellar alive by downing Birmingham 4r2. Dick Libby hurled seven-hit ball or the Vols while his mates lashed hree Little Rock hurlers for 13 lows in the opener. Bill Taylor nd Gail Harris homered for Nnsh- ille and Ralph Atkins socked a air for the Travs. Jim Constable and Roger Hig•ins tied up in a sterling night- ap pitchingduel . Constable had two-hitter going until Little dock's Jim Sady poled a homer the ninth. Higgins shutout the /ols on seven hits. •arn a 3-3 tie in the second ame cut to eight innings by dark- ess. The game will be replayed in St. ouis Sept. 24. The Boston Red Sox swept both ids of a double-hendor from the thletcs 8-4 and 4-0. Rookie shortstop Harvey kuenn rove in three runs with a pair ' singles to give the Detroit Tig's a 5-2 triumph over the St. ouis Browns. First baseman Roy evers of St. Louis broke his and while making a tag and will be out the rest of the season. The Pittsburgh Pirates beat Philadelphia's Phillies 7-2 and the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 and 7-6. Braves Kill Cards Hopes For Flag By The ASSOCIATED PRESS The Milwaukee Braves snuffed out any hopes the St. Louis Cardinals may have hnd for a pennant this year with a 3-1 victory Sunday. The second half of the scheduled doubleheador was halted by dark- noss in the eighth Inning tied 3-3. This is believed to be the first time since 1938 that the Redbirds were eliminated from a chance at the national league flag so early ii the season. Stan Musial saved the Redbin from a double defeat by slammln out his 25lh horn run in the eight frame of the nightcap. Solly He mus drove in two runs with a bases loaded single nn inning before. A double by Joe Pre.sko and sin le by Red Schoendienst produce the only St- Louis run In the firs ;ame. No decision has been made whether the halted game will b replayed. The Detroit Tigers came buck life after two straight defeats at th hands of the Browns to take, a 5- clecision from the St. Louis Amerl call Leaguers at Busch stadium. ONE MAN SIGNAL CORPS Scratching his neck and adjusting a sock. Charley Dresden could be giving signs to the Dodgers. The stocky little manager snouts commands and encouragement from the third base coach's box. (NEA) Seminoles Polish Up For First Game Friday The Seminole.tutoring staff faced their largest task ol lie pre-season workouts today when the number one concern vas locating a replacement for Jerry Burns, who was injurec iriday afternoon while participating in an intra-squad scrimmage. Lowrey Negrs Pinch-Hit Record ST. LOUIS (/P) — Harry (Pea nuts) Lowrey Is just around th< corner from breaking a 1-year record for pinch-hitters. The St. Louis Cardinal handyman notched hi.s 19th successful pinch- hit yesterday and that leaves him only three away from Sam Leslie's major lenpue standard of 22 pinch- blows established in 1932 with the New York Giants. College Coaches Will Use Platoons Despite Limited Substitution Rule By HAHRV GRAYSON NEA Sports Editor NEW YORK — (NEA) — Bud Wilkinson lists handling replacements in such a way as to get the most efficiency for 60 minutes as a major problem under the new limited substitution rule in college football. But those who know the Oklahoma coach best suspect that he will to a great extent get away from individual substitutions. In spring practice, character builders discovered that players they had employed only on offense were more formidable defensively than some of those hands they had used regularly in that capacity. The heavier stocked schools will continue to do business with the plattoon plan as usual when possible, operating two basic teams. One, primarily geared for offense, will be on the firing line during the earlier periods, or when Old Siwasii is behind. The other, composed of athletes Who are superior on defense, will get in (here and die for dear old Rutgers when the main idea is to stall the enemy's attack. of restricted substitution isn't up yet, he'll have another offensive combination to send in. Hit 'em again, boys; hit 'em again boys — harder! What next? Will Ohio State, Notre Dame or some other power go Biggie Munn one better, and make it four platoons? Wilkinson of the socking Sooners insists, however, that the principal result of limited substitution will bustible. The defense Is going to take the edge off the speed with which backfielris ran and hit. Field position and kicking are going to resume the Importance they had in the old days." Wilkinson doubts that the quarterbacking will be nearly as effective as It was when the signal-caller rested with an Ice towel across tlie buck of his neck for long periods, talked to the press box scout by private telephone and refreshed, be lower scores. The old Minnesota joegcd back into the thick of things guard and quarterback speaks as with the next hivS dozen plays the director of the Oklahoma squad lea lied by the head man. whica last season led the nation in scoring with its average of 40.7 points per outing. Norman's nin.stcr Dartmouth's T u s s McLaughry ; of the split T believes that this au" tumn's scoring leader will do well to average from 25 to 30 points a scramble. He predicts a flock of and other drill-masters contend that under this scheme they will use almost as many stalwarts as they did under the liberal substitution rule. The only difference will be that some will play longer than others, depending on how the game is going. MICHIGAN STATE is carrying the move a step farther. Biggie Munn is to start an offensive team. Once a lead is obtained, Munn will throw in a defensive squad to retrieve the ball. Once that is accomplished, and if the n-minute period low scores, such as 14-6 and 12-7. « * V WILKINSON SAYS TIIK team HE VISIONS STRATEGY changing, sees teams attacking individual weaknesses instead of defensive alignments. "With the platoons, every player was ,a .specialist," he says, "so you hit where you suspected a play would go best. Playing both ways. with the soundest defense will pre-!"" Payers will have weaknesses, so coaches will play more against the other side's personnel. For this and other reasons, scouting will be more important." Small, but a rugged performer,* urns injured a leg and whether r not he will play in the Semi- oles opening encounter against lythevllle Friday night will not e known until possibly tile middle the week. Burns had the inside track on the center slot and if his injury keeps him out of the lineup Coach Bill Beal will probably shift Darnell Harlan from the right tackle position to the center post. If this be the case, LHB Russ Thomson will be moved from the backflekl to take over Harlan's vacancy. Harlan has seen plenty of action at the center position, so he'll be no stranger there; however, Thonv son's removal from the backfleld leaves a gap which will have to be filled by either a sophomore or a player with very little experience. With four days of practice remaining before the Blytheville tilt, Coach Beal and his aide. James Daggett, are expected to smooth out the rough edges and to give considerable time to their defenses against BIytheville's Notre Dame box offensive. During the past week the Seminoles spent much of their time in sharpening up their passing game, and the accurate arms of Wade Rogers and Bobby Stllwell brought much Joy to the Seminole camp. Wins Boat Race Swimming HARTFORD, Conn. Iffl — Ed Canine is a man who likes to finish anything he starts — like yesterday's 02-mile outboard motorboat race on the Connecticut River from lere to Essex and back. His boat lost two needle valves, ts throttle broke, it ran out of gas, he lost his helmet and finally, his -rew pit was somewhere else on he river when needed. So the South Saline, N. Y., man umped out of the boat and, while wlmmlng, towed It across the fin- sh line. Robin Roberts of the Phillies is he real workhorse among modern lay pitchers. He has pitched 304 T more Inning during the last three easons. Booster Club Meets Tonight BIytheville's athletic booster club will meet at 7:30 tonight at the YMCA in City Hall to complete plans for opening game festivities Friday when the Chickasaws meet the Osceola Seminoles at Haley Field. The meeting also will finish business continued from last Friday night's session. Work on re-painting and repairing the high school stadium, sponsored by the club, got underway this morning, according to Herb Childs. Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia at Brooklyn—Roberts (21-12) and Simmons (13-11) vs Erskine (17-6) and Loes (12-7) Pittsburgh at New York (2)—LaPalme (6-15) and Friend (5-10) vs Worthlngton (2-6) and Grissom (31) Milwaukee at Chicago (21—Bur dette (14-3) and Wilson (4-8) v Hacker (9-18 and Pollet (4-7 Cincinnati at St. Louis (2)—Ra fensbevger (7-12) and Baczewsk (9-3) vs Haddix (16-8) and Mizel: (12-8) Girls on Twin Bill Tonight At Auditorium AMERICAN LEAGUE Chicago at Detroit (2)—Keegan (4-4) and Fornleles (8-6) vs Hoeft (8-13) and Carver (9-10) St. Louis at Cleveland (2)—Paige 2-3) andB recheen (5-H) vs Lemin (18-13) and Hoskins (8-3) Washington at Philadelphia —Masterson (9-11) and Porterfleld (18-10) vs Newsorn (2-0) and Schelb (3-7) New York at Boston «)— Ras- chl (12-5) and MacDonald 8-5) vs Parnell (18-8) and Hudson (5-9) SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Nashville at Little Rock (2) Chattanooga at Memphis (2) Birmingham at Mobile (2) Atlanta at New Orleans (2) Detecting Popularity for THE CHEROKEE by friendly MiM Migei& gewut bloat vail. "Players will be largely selected for defensive skill, so fumbling and other mistakes are to be costlier," explains the soft-spoken tactician of i But the scouts will keep an eye the oil country. "There will be less | on the opposition's platoons, too, opportunity to make up a deficit, ! for limited substitutions or no, you (arc going to continue to see package Jobs. come from behind." "Teams won't be nearly so com- BLYTHEVILLE LEGION ARENA WRESTLING Monday, Sept. 7 8:15 p.m. Adults 60e — Children 15c DOUBLE MAIN EVENT WOMEN WRESTLERS — MEN WRESTLERS MISS SUSANNE SMITH VS. MISS TERRY MAJORS One Hour Time Limit LEE FIELDS VS. REX MOBLEY 90-Minulc Time Limit No foolin'l ... [he Cherokee Is »i fieiibla as it looks! Soft Leather manipulated Into a classic for you to irenr for compliments and complements. YOUR FRIENDLY SHOf STORI Sasanna Smith Two women, touted as two of wrestledom's prettiest members, clash tonight in one of Mike Me- roney'e double main event wrestling bouts at Memorial Auditorium. Scheduled to swap grips in the bout are Miss Susanne Smith and Miss Terry Majors. Both are highly rated by the National Wrestling Alliance. . In the other half of the twin feature program, Lee Fields and Re;< Mobley are scheduled to renew their feud. Fields and Mobley have been nursing a grudge ever since they met here in a tag bout several weeks ago. Furillo, Leo In Scuffle NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn outfielder Carl Furlll<; who suffered a broken bone in his left hand during a scuffle with Giant Manager Leo Durocher yesterday, vowed to "get that guy" the next time he saw him. Furillo, National League batting leader with a .345 average, had his hand in a cast today. He will be out of action for about 10 days. "I'll get him the next time I see him," lie gritted through his teeth while undergoing treatment in the clubhouse. "The next time we come Furillo • and Durocher engaged In a brief wrestling match in front of the Giant dugout during the, second Inning of the Giant-Dodger game yesterday. They grabbed each other around the waist before a blow could be struck and grappled furiously on the ground. They BASEBALL STANDINGS face to face, whether on the street,, were separated by players from on the field or anywhere, I'll let i both clubs. him have it. He'll not get away I Hurt Hand next time." | During the tussle, Furillo's hand was stepped on. Durocher, unarked in the fracas, accepted Furillo's challenge with a shrug. "Just tell him I'll be there," he said. The rhubarb began when Furilla pitch from Ruben Gomez. He was hit on the right wrist by a charged out to the mound and made threatening gestures toward the Giant pitcher but wa> restrained by the umpires. He finally took his place at first base and calm appeared to be restored when the Infuriated Dodger right fielder suddenly made a dash for the Giant dugout. He was met in front of the dugout steps by Durocher and the scuffle followed. "Brooklyn Philadelphia St. Louis . . ew York . Cincinnati .. Mcago ---- 'ittsburgh . NATIONAL LEAGUE Won Lost Pet. Behind 94 42 .691 83 5 75 60 73 61 .010 .556 .545 .411 .434 .393 .304 11 ISVi 20 30 35 40'/ 2 53 AMERICAN LEAGUE Won Lost Pet. Behind tew York .. ileveland ... Chicago Joston Washington . 'hfladolphia Detroit it. Louis .... 43 55 56 62 68 84 86 .674 .596 .583 .547 .496 .382 .372 .350 10 11 16',i 23 Vt 39 40'/ 2 43 Vi SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Won Lost Pet. Behind demphis Ulanta r ashville .... 'irmingham.. >Tew Orleans hattanooga . jttle Rock .. lobile 65 .556 .553 .546 .507 .437 .474 85 .437 86 .430 2 3 9 12 14 191/2 201/j festerday's Results NATIONAL LEAGUE Brooklyn 6, New York 3 Milwaukee 3-3, St. Louisl -3 (2nd ame 8 innings-darkness) Chicago 7-7, Cincinnati 6-2 Philndelphia 7, Pittsburgh 2 AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 4, Chicago 2 Detroit 5, St. Louis 2 Boston 8-4, Philadelphia 4-0 New York at Washington, both ames cancelled, rain. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION Nashville 8-0, Little Rock 4-1 Memphis 5-6, Chattanooga 0-5 Mobile 4, Birmingham 28 Atlanta 7-11, New Orleans 0-2 Read Courier News Classified Ads.' prizes. feskend Golfer cores Ace CHICAGO (ffi — A 30-year-old eekend golfer yesterday posted iub]y enviable triumph — a 305- rd spoon shot, and a 160-yard o. 7 iron shot — for two holes in le in the same round. Pete Di Guilio, a grocer who nev- before scored an ace in 15 years golfing, chalked up the twin STOP COLD AT ITS SOURCE! 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