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EIGHT THE DAILY MAIL, HAGERSTOWN, MD., MONDAY, AUGUST 14, 1939. Sports Sorts Doc, desperately searching for a bit of batting power foi his lowly Phillies, jumped at the opportunity to get Gus Suhr when the Pirates asked for waivers on the veteran first baseman, As badly as the Phils need pitching talent, Prothro readily "waived 1 Max Butcher off to Pittsburgh in exchange for Suhr. Just how this "deal"' was permitted is somethin of a mystery for the deadline for trading was in effect. However, Suhr is in Philadelphia and Butcher in Pittsburgh. And, that is that. Suhr should give the Phillies some additional punch at the plate despite the fact that he is well past his 32nd birthday. For one thing, Gus is an extra-base hitter and his long drives may send a few badly needed runs across the plate for the Phillies. Gus still is able to do a good job .of fielding around first base. Last season he took part in 150 double plays, a new National League record. The vete'ran holds the National League record for playing in consecutive games, S22, stretching over a period of seven seasons. His streak was halted in June, 1937, when he left the Pirates' lineup to attend the funeral of his mother. Suhr's batting average has never T)een too impressive but because of the extra power of his blows he has managed to drive in an impressive number of runs each season. It was this phase of his record that interested Prothro more than any other. The Phillies have a promising young first baseman in Jack Bolling. Boiling is a fast, clever fielder and while he gets his share of hits, lie is a "tap" hitter who seldom gets any extra base blows. The youngster may be shunted to the sidelines temporarily because the Phillies are so desperate for more power at the plate but he will be back in there one of these days. And as a regular, too. MISS McKINLEY WINS HER MATCH A large gallery followed the ladies' singles match of the Cumberland Valley tennis tournament at the City Park Courts yesterday, with Miss Rachel McKinley winning over Mrs. Madeline Inging in straight sets, by scores of 6-0, 6-0. This afternoon at 2 p. m. Mrs. Stephens, of Martinsburg, will play Mrs. Bowen, in another singles feature with, the winner being matched against Miss McKinley in the finals. At 5:15 p. m. Jack 'McLaughlin •will play Joe Stevenson, of Waynesboro, the winner to meet Fred Wright later in the week for right to enter the finals. Chewsville Stops Cherry Run Nine The Chewsville Orioles yesterday defeated the Cherry Run baseball nine on the latter's diamond by the score of 4 to 3. Berger, pitching for Chewsville had five strikeouts while his opponent, Johnson, struck out nine batters. Cherry Run ... 100 001 100—3 7 1 ' Chewsville 102 001 000—4 S 1 Johnson and Pickett; Berger and Mong. CARDINALS SERVE NOTICE ON REDS THEY'RE IN RACE Record Crowd Sees St. Louis Take Both Ends Of Twin Slaughter's Two Homers Provide Necessary Punch In Both Games; Cincinnati's Lead Cut To Six And One-Half Games. By JUDSQN BAILEY, A.P. Sports Writer Cincinnati's raucous Reds may or may not be "in" but the St. Louis Cardinals definitely aren't "out"—either to callers or the National league pennant race. They held a reception at Sportsman's Park yesterday for the"senior circuit leaders and devoured both halves of a double-header to the noisy satisfaction of 40.807 fans, largest turnout ever to a baseball game in St. Louis. As a result of their 4-2 and 4-3 triumphs the Redbirds chisled Cincinnati's lead to 6 1-2 games, took the "crucial" aeries two game to one and sent storm warnings skyward all around the league in anticipation of the stretch battle to come. The fact that yesterday's bill attracted a throng in excess of St. Louis' biggest previous recorded baseball turnout—39,552 at the fifth fame of the 1926 world series with the New York Yankees—proved the "show me" people in Missouri have been shown. Enos Slaughter hit home runs in both games, his blow in the first coming with a man on in the sixth and putting St. Louis in front. Don Padgett delivered a pinch homer with one on in the seventh inning of the nightcap, and pitcher Mort Cooper hit his second home run of the season for the deciding run in the eighth. There were a lot of fireworks all along the major league front. For the- second time this year the York Giants clustered seven home runs in a single game, tying the National league record, as they beat the Phillies 11-2 in the -first ;ame of the double-header. In the second game capable Carl Hubbell uncovered a four-hit hurling job to win 6-2. Roommate Mel Ott helped with his 23rd home run. Dizzy Dean came out of hiding to give the Chicago Cubs their third straight victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4, blanking the Buccos after the second stanza. The Boston Bees pieced together 30 safeties in sweeping a double bill from the Brooklyn Dodgers, 136 and 8-2. Dolph Camilli of the Dodgers hit his 19th home run, longest ever seen in Ebbett's Field, in the first game, but Joe Sullivan pitched a six-hitter in the nightcap. All the double-headers in the American league were split. A home run by Frank Hayes with two on in the ninth gave the Philadelphia Athletics the first game with the Yankees, 12-9. Then the boys from the Bronx turned right around and won the second, 21-0, behind Red Ruffing's three-hit hurling. Babe Dahlgren and Joe DiMaggio each hit two homers in the second game. Bob Feller pitched a three-hitter to give the Cleveland Indians a 2-0 victory over the White Sox, but in the second game Lefty Thornton Lee turned the tables, 3-0 on five hits. .The Tribe got so busy arguing with the umpires it let a runner score from third unnoticed. The Boston Red Sox ran their winning string to seven straight by walloping the Washington Senators, 9-1, on Fritz Ostermueller's seven-hit pitching, and then lost the second, 6-3, in spite of home runs by Ted Williams and, Bobby Doerr. . Williams' six hit in six times at bat Sunday and two in his last chances the day before gave him eight straight, nearing the major league record of 12 straight which Pinky Higgins set last year. The St. Louis Browns outshigged Detroit to take their second straight from the Tigers 11-7. The Browns crowded seven runs into the eighth inning. (By The Associated Press) AMERICAN LEAGUE Batting — DiMaggio, New York, 395; Foxx. Boston, .366. Runs—Foxx, Boston, 103: Rolfe, New York, and McCosky, Detroit, 90. Runs batted in — Williams, Bos- .on, 95; Foxx, Boston, 93. Hits—McQuinn, St. Louis, and flolfe, New York, 144. Doubles—Greenberg, Detroit, 36; Williams, Boston, and Rolfe, New York, 32. Triples—Lewis, Washington, 12; McCosky, Detroit, 10. Home runs—Foxx, Boston, 30; reenberg, Detroit, 20. Stolen bases—Case, Washington, 40; Cbapman, Cleveland, 15. Pitching — Grove, Boston, and Donald, New York, 12-2. NATIONAL LEAGUE Batting—Mize, St. Louis, 349; Arnovich. Philadelphia; .341. Runs — Werber, Cincinnati, S3; Frey, Cincinnati, SO. Runs batted in—McCormick, Cincinnati, 93; Bonura. Giants, 75. Hits — McCormick, Cincinnati, 139; Hack, Chicago, 138. Doubles — Slaughter, St. Louis, 34; Mize, St. Louis, 31. Triples — Herman, Chicago, 14; Vaughan, Pittsburgh, 10. Home runs—Ott, New York, 23; Mize, St. Louis, 20. Stolen bases — Handler, Pittsburgh, 17; Hassett, Boston, and Hack, Chicago, 12. Pitching — Walters, Cincinnati, 20-7; Wyatt, Brooklyn, S-3. There are said to be 400 buildings of 20 stories or more in the U. S., half of them in New York, A magnet lifts 1000 time* its own weight rW MARVELS lift you U » new high in quality smoking for less money. vas CIGAR ETTE of Qualify NO DOWN PAYMENT On Any Purchase LONG EASY TERMS Goodrich Silvertown Stores 18 E. Franklin St. Phone 2065 Local Golf Team Beats Waynesboro The Fountain Head Country Club golfers were victorious over the Waynesboro Country Club golfers Saturday on the local course with the score of 25 to 14. Jeff Ohler. Waynesboro, carded 71 and E. A. Lakin, Hagerstown, 74. Scores" in foursomes were: Cawkwell and Ohler (W), 2^; Heaney and Roaue (H), ^. Stickell and Aubrey (W), 0; Lakin and Roddy (H), 3. Ohler and Weimer (W), 3; Stonebraker and Dudley (H), 0. G. Weagley and Kline (W). 0: Dr. Blair and Moore (H), 3. Reid and Gordon (W). l 1 ^; Cromer and Ernst (H,i. 1 : .2. K. Weagley and Morrison (Wj. 0.; Beachley and Funk (HI, 3. Strite and Spoonhour (W). 0; Crafton and Carey (H), 3. Smith and Brown (W), 0; Lehner and L. Leiter (H), 3. Warner and Kempter (W), 3; Stouffer and Fridinger (H), 0. Sowell and Shoemaker (W), 0; Stickell and Burhans (H), 3, Whitaker and King (W), 2V 2 ; c. Miller and Hassett (H), 1-- Shank and Trieble (W), 1; Stine and Reynolds (H), 2. Price (W), V2 and Campbell (H), 2%. DIZZY DEAN WINS Chicago, Aug. 13 (£>) — Dizzy Dean made one of his periodic comebackc today, despite 10 Pitts| burgh hits, gave the Chicago Cubs a o to 4 victory over the Pirates to sweep the three-game series before 25,150 fans. Pttsburgh ...210 000 101—4 10 2 Chicago 200 110 IQx—5 11 2 Klingcr. Sewell and Mueller, Susce; Dean and Hartnett. ANTSWINTO TIE FOR LEAD Firemen Slop Rupperts While Blue Sox Lose Tilt To Mt. Briar In the only game of a scheduled double-header at the Stadium yesterday afternoon, the Antietams defeated the Rupperts by the lopsided score of 12 to 3. The game between Old Export and the Chevies was forfeited to tire Chevies. ANTIETAMS Ab. R. H. 0. A. E. Hammaker, cf .. 2 1 1 2 0 0 Snyder, If 5 0 1 3 0 1 Moore, 3b 4 3 1 1 3 0 Mellinger, ss „. 5 2 2 0 4 1 Knode, rf ...... 423200 Schindler, 2b ... 4 2 1 33 0 Byers, Ib ....... 4 1 2 10 0 0 Metz, c 4 0 1 6 1 0 Tolbert, p 5 0 1 0 0 0 B. Hammaker, z 0 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 37 12 13 27 11 2 SHARPSBURG Ab. R. H. 0. A. E. Bender, If 411001 M. Brash'rs, p, ss 4 1 2 3 1 0 Kaetzel, 3b 3 0 0 4 2 0 Grove, c 4 1 1 3 1 0 Taylor, cf 4 0 0 3 0 0 Stockslager, rf .. 4 0 1 2 1 1 G. Brashears. 2b 4 0 1 1 2 1 Tolbert, p, Ib .. 4 0 1 5 1 1 Buxton, Ib 0 0 0 0 0 0 Williard, Ib, ss, p 4 0 1 3 1 2 Totals 35 3 8 24 9 6 z—B. Hammaker ran for Metz in seventh. Antietams 100 210 53x—12 Sharpsburg 300 000 000— 3 Summary—Earned runs: Antie- tams 3; Sharpsburg 2. Runs batted in: Hammaker, Snyd-er, Knode 4, Byers, M. Brashears, Kaetzel, Stockslager, Tolbert 3, Mellinger, Metz. Left on bases: Sharpsburg 6; Antietams 3. Two base hits: Mellinger, Moore, Hammaker, M. Brashears. Three base hits: Bender, M. Brashears, Tolbert. Sacrifice hits: Knode, Kaetzel, Metz. Stolen bases: Byers. Double play: Tolbert to Williard. Base on balls: Off Williard 4; off B. Tolbert 0; off Brashears 1; off Tolbert 1. Struck out: By Williard 3; by B. Tolbert 4. Passed balls: Brashears 1; Tolbert 1. Hit by pitcher: Metz .by Brashears. Losing pitcher: Williard. Hits: Off Tolbert 1 in 1 inning; off Brashears 2 in 2-3; off Williard 0 in 6 1-3. Time: 1.37. Scorer: Lighter. HANCOCK DOWNS JACKETS 17-11 In a free hitting Washington County League game, Hancock defeated Boonsboro yesterday, 17 to 11. The two teams collected 35 hits. H. Powers, of Hancock, was uicked for 17 safeties, although his teammates garnered IS hits off Devore and Berger to keep out in front. Lineup and summary: BOONSBORO Ab. R. H. O. A. E. B. Jones, ss, c .. 4 1 2 3 0 1 Miller, 3b 3 1 2 0 3 1 Schlotterbeck, If 3 1 1 2 0 0 Bowlus, cf 4 2 0 2 0 0 Rowe, If, 2b 5 2 3 3 2 0 Devore, rf, P ... 5 0 2 1 1 0 W. Snyder, 2b, ss 6 0 1 0 2 2 Ridge, Ib 4 2 2. S 0 0 G. Jones, c, 3b . 5 2 1 4 1 1 Berger, p 2 0 1 0 1 0 R. Snyder, rf 3 0 2 1 0 0 Totals 44 11 17 24 10 5 HANCOCK Mil; Ab. R. H. O. A. E. 31231 French, 2b 6 4 5 3 2 0 Mundy, rf 4 Cool, If 6 2 Kerns, p, Ib 5 1 2 1 0 1 200 120 0 H. Powers, Ib, p 4 0 1 6 1 Davis, ss -.4 0 0 3 1 1 Weaver, c 5 2 3 4 0 0 Vance, cf 4 2 1 5 0 0 MOVING ALONG -By Pap' WASH PANTS $1.00 — $1.49 — $1.98 ftnntm«r »Hlt» »3.»S — »5.ftS to f I2.*5 flwlm Tinmen or Snit* . 9Rc to $1.98 r«tto Shirt* 4»c: Grlpjwsr Short?. 25<HI* r*nk rants $1.00; Shirts 49r Ruditilr* Quality Shop Seiberlmg Tires ID% Off ATI STOAT CO?E1M •Ml CAM RADIO* DOMENICI TIRE CO. : 1t7 »*vth Potomac It. Totals 43 17 IS 27 9 3 Boonsboro 201 003 200—11 Hancock 300 460 22x—17 Summary—Earned runs: Boonsboro S; Hancock 12. Runs batted in: Cool 5, French 3. Devore 3, Kerns 2, H. Powers 2, Rowe 2, Schlotterbeck 2, W. Snyder, Ridge, R. Snyder, Miles, Mnndy. Left on bases: Boonsboro 12; Hancock S. Two base hits: Ridge, Berger, French. Mundy, Cool, Weaver, Devore, Schlotterbeck. W. Snyder. Three base hit: Rowe. Sacrifice hits: Bowlus, Rowe, H. Powers. Stolen bases: French, Kerns, Vance. Double play: W. Snyder. Rowe and Ridge. Base on balls: Off Berger 2; off H. Powers 1; off Kerns 4. Struck out: By Kerns 2; by Berger 1; by Rowe 1. Passed balls: B. Jones. G. Jones. Hit by pitcher: Miles by Rowe; Mundy by Berger. Wild pitches: Kerns 2. | Losing pitcher: Berger. Winning! pitcher: Kerns. HitP: Off Rowe 2J in 1 2-3 innings: off Devore S in j 3 2-3: off Berger S in 3 2-3: off H. ! Powers: 4 in 2 1-3:. off Kerns 13 in fi 2-3. Umpires: Trumpower and • Wolfe. Time: 2.22. Scorer: Xagy. ! Twin Targets At Pistol-Rifle Meet Will Protect The 'Square Shooters' CAMP PERRY, O., Aug. 14.— By FRITZ HOWELL A. I*. Feature Service Writer There wil be no foolishness on the firing line, Aug. 26 to Sept. 9, as 3500 of America's top-flight pistol, small-bore and 30-caliber riflemen match shots for the 1939 na- ational championships. An lr»ge"- ious scoring system has eliminated all chances of cheating. In the not so distant past it was not unheard of for an unethical entrant to drop an intentional shot into a fellow-competitor's target int^ a fellow-compeitors's target after a sly glance through his spotting 'scope had assured him the opponent was racking up a better score. That wrecked the opponent's chances, for if the target showed 21 holes in a 20-shot match, he wa% forced to accept the lowest possible score on the card. The perpetrator went scot free, since there was no way to find whether the competitor had fired the 21st shot, or whether someone had done it with malice aforethought. But that's all over now, under the "backing target" system used at Perry. The method calls for a second card placed about 14 inches back of the record target, so-that the bullets must tear through both, making identical patterns in each. Simple Check-Up After the match, the record target is superimposed on the backing card over a glass-topped table with a strong light beneath. If the shot patterns coincide, everything's okeh. If they don't, there's dirty work afoot. A shot dropped on the target from a foreign firing point will be off-center because of the different angle, and the holes it makes in. the two cards will not "'jibe' 7 with the rest of the pattern. The range mathematicians have figured that if the man on the next point fired the stray shot, the holes it makes will be a quarter-inch apart when the targets are matched. If the offender was two points away, the distance between the holes will be a half-inch, and so on, with a quarter-inch difference for each firing point. In that way MARKSMEN SET OWN STYLES Steadiness, of course, is one of the first requirements fop crack marksmanship—and most rifle experts have their own ideas about the best positions to obtain it. Robert Wark of Buffalo, crack small bore rifle shooter, is known at Camp Perry for his unusual variations of the standard positions, prone, sitting, and standing. He's shown here in two "prone" positions. the scorer finds just who fired the extra shot. The culprit's target is then checked, and if it shows 20 holes tae offender is disqualified, for the scorer knows the act was in- tional. If. only 19 holes appear on the offender's card, the ruling 'is that he fired the stray accidentally on the wrong target, and his score is counted, with a deduction for the hit on the wrong card. Last year one civilian contestant and several enlisted men acting as scorers were barred for life from the national matches for firing line chicanery, but such cases are few and far between. The vast raajtr- ity of the shooters, true sportsmen, are strictly honest. Straight Shooter To protest a. score, a contestant is forced to post a forfeit of 50 cents. If he wins the protest, his money is returned. In. one of last year's small bore events an entrant had been named champion was a perfect score, his bullets having eaten the heart out of the bullseye. But, the following day, he appeared before the official scorer, put down his 50 cents, and protested his own score. He had found an unfired shot in his ammunition box, he said, and figured he had fired only 19 shots, instead- of the necessary 20. His target was re-checked, and only 19 holes could be found. But the scorer had figured the 20th had gone through the gaping hole eaten from the center, and had given the shooter the benefit of the doubt. It cost the entrant the championship to make and win his protest, but he got his 50 cents back, along with a clear conscience and a sincere handclasp from a hundred friends. Mt. Briar Scores Over Victor Nine Charles Rohrer, 17-year-old pinch hitter for Mt. Briar, broke up the ball game with the- Blue Sox yesterday afternoon in a Washington County League contest and the Mt. Briar boys eked out a victory after 11 scorching innings by a score of 4 to 3. BLUE SOX Ab. R. H. O. A. E. Brandenburg, 2b 5 1 1 1 3 0 Delosier, cf 5 1 3 3 0 G Hays, ss 5 0 1 1 2 0 Barr, Ib 5 0 0 6 1 0 Hartle. If ..5 0 0 1 0 0 Moats, rf 5 0 0 2 0 0 Griffith, 3b 5 1 3 1 0 0 Hareford. c 4 0 1 16 0 0 F. Lusnbaugh, p 5 0 0 1 1 0 Totals 44 3 9 32 7 0 MT. BRIAR Ab. R. H. O. A. E. Lushbaugh, If ... 5 0 0 0 0 0 Colbert, r£ 5 2 3 3 0 0 Parks, cf. 5 0 1. 4 0 0 H. Ferguson, 3b . 5 1 3 4 4 1 Feaster, Ib 5 0 2 14 0 0 Gilbert, 2b H 0 0 1 4 1 Wade, c 5 1 1 4 2 0 Pacyna, ss ..... 3 0 0 3 2 0 M. Ferguson, p .. 4 0 2 0 5 0 Rohrer, z 1 0 1 0 0 0 Totals 43 4 13 33 17 2 z—Rohrer batted for Pacyna in llth. Blue Sox 001 000 020 00—3 Mt. Briar 100 001 100 01—4 Summary—Earned runs: Blue Sox 1; Mt. Briar 4. Left on bases: Blue Sox 9; Mt. Briar S. Runs batted in: F. Lushbaugh, Hays, Barr, H. Ferguson 2, M. Ferguson, Rohrer. Two base hits: Colbert 2; Wade. Stolen base: Griffith. Double play: Pacyna to Gilbert to Feaster. Base on balls: Off M. Ferguson 1; off F. Lushbaugh 1. Struck out: By M. Ferguson 4; by F. Lushbaugh 12. Passed ball: Wade. Losing pitcher: F. Liish- baugh. Winning pitcher: M. Ferguson. Hits: Off F. Lushbaugh 13 in 10 2-3 innings; off M. Ferguson 9 in 11. Umpires: Lushbaugh and Light.ner. Time: 2.21. Scorer: Long. Washington County League Standing VKSTEUDAY'S RKSULTS Mt. Rriar 4: Bine Pox S. AiuietJiin? 1C; Rimpert? 3. Oh^vjos ;>: Olfl Export 0 (forfeit). Hancock 17; Boonsboro 11. Coins became so battered and chipped in the Middle Ages that I merchants would accept them only by weight. Big Yank Blue WORK SHIRTS 66c HOFFMAN'S 15 North Potomac Street STANDING Won Lost Pot. Victors 15 8 .652 Antietams 15 S .652 Hancock 13 10 .565 Rupperts 12 11 -522 Chevies 11 12 .478 Bconsboro ....... 10 13 .435 Mt. Briar 10 13 .435 Old Export 6 17 ,261 r;.-\>if;s FOR .\T<i. 2 Virt/Nrs ;U Ohevir-<--, Ol'J Kxporf «T Ant if rams. Knpr" B rt<; at. T>oon?boro. Hancock at Mt» Briar, Charley Grimm Says National League Weakest In 22 Years CHICAGO, Aug. 14 (IP).— Charlie Grimm, one of baseball's greats, who is celebrating this month 'the double anniversary o£ his fortieth birthday and his first year of radio broadcasting, said in an interview today "it strikes me the National League is generally weaker than at any time in my 22 years with the majors." The former manager of the Chicago Cubs asserted the game had come to a crucial pass in both the National and Americman Leagues, accenting his conclusion: "From my observation of all clubs all year I'd say the big leagues had better go out and develop some ball players. There are plenty of promising youngsters, but they're not getting the chance." Grimm starred as a first baseman for Pittsburgh and Chicago in the National League and managed the Cubs from 1932 until last summer, yet he said he had learned more about the game from a broadcasting booth "than I did sitting on a bench and looking straight out at it." Among his comments on the current situation: "Joe Di Maggio of the New York Yankees comes closer to measuring up to the stature of Babe Ruth than any other player. "To a certain extent pitchers of today squawk a little too much about their sore arms. "Ball players of today are a lot more temperamental than they were 15 years ago. It is easier to play now. Players are better treated, and that spoils some of them. However, after considering the difference in the size of the crowds then and now, I'd say the modern players were entitled to the dough they get. "It is encouraging that some of the- big colleges have taken on old- time ball players as coaches. Something may come oC that which will help professional baseball. But until recently colleges haven't shown enough interest in the game." Grimm will withdraw to his Franklin, Missouri, farm, at the end of the season with no certain plans for the future. The radio folk have an option on his further services. SPORTS ROUND-UP By 1RIETZ PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 14 (/P).— Scooparade: The International League is seriously considering a 1940 schedule calling for twin bills every Sunday with the clubs taking Monday off Mike Jacobs personally guarantees Ambers and Armstrong will go on as scheduled and that Armstrong will make the weight. That ought to quiet the rumor hounds. Conn vs. Gus Dorazio may do a $20,000 net business tonight if the weather is good. Odds on Conn now are down to 5-6 which is more like it The White Sox are using the yellow ball in infield practice, hut are not overly excited about it. Loo Durocher has served notice on our glorious Dodgers that the main idea now is to finish ahead of the Giants. A Chicago contractor got hot the other day and picked the winners in all eight races at Washington Park They'll have to enlarge the Hall of Fame if this keeps up. A Richmond, Va., softball team used three pitchers in one game and every blooming one of 'em twirled hitless ball Dixie Walker. Dodger outfielder, is advertising in the papers for a lost hair pin which he carried as a luck piece-. tVYESTERDflY'S»STflRS ( lly Tin: A.s.«<f»«int««I 1'rt-ss) Frank Hayes, Athletics, and Red Ruffing, Yankees—Former hit homer with two on in ninth inning to win first game and latter pitched three-hit shutout in nightcap. Bob Feller, Indians, and Thornton Lee, White Sox—Feller shut out Chicago on three hits in first game, and Lee reversed trick wilh five- hitter in second. Fritz Ostevmueller, Red Sox, and Buddy Lewis, Senators — Former's steady seven-hit pitching earned first game victry and latter batted in four runs with two triples, double and single. Chet Laabs, Bi-owns—Hit home run with two on to help Browns beat Detroit second straight time. Enos Slaughter and Mort Cooper. Cardinals—Former hit homers in both games of double-header and latter hit home run for margin of 4-3 victory in second game besides hurling seven-hit ball. Frank Bemnree nml Carl Hnbbcll, Giants—Two home runs by D^| inaree started slugging assault I which took opener from Phils, while Hnhbell's four-hit pitching decided nightcap. Dizzy Dean. Cubs—Kept ten hits well scattered in earning Chicago's third straight win of series -with Pirates. Al Simmons and Joe Sullivan, JBees—Former's homer with one on in first inning started Boston to victory in first game, and latter's six-hit pitching cleaned np in second session. NEW YORKER WINS DERBY Clifford Hardesty, 10, Of White Plains, Scores Win At Akron AKRON, O., Aug. 14.—Clifford Hardesty, 10, White Plains, N. Y., entry, won the sixth annual all- American Soap Box Derby cham- pionshop here Sunday, defeating Harold Armstrong, Kansas City, Kans. ,in the final run. Mason Colbert, .of North Platte, Neb., was awarded third place although his car was wrecked in a collision with the car of Dean Bailey, of Memphis, Tenn., after they had crossed the finish line in their semi-final run which Colbert won. Hardesty is not the first White Plains boy to win the amateur boys' racing event. Robert Ballard took the 1937 championship to White Plains and Ballard's brother, Richard, finished second in the 193S derby. Hardesty's time in the final heat was 2S.4 seconds, considerably slower than his mark of 27.8 seconds made in his first heat, a new derby record. The old record was 28.2 seconds set by Herbert Muench, St. Louis, 1936 derby champion. Hardesty wins a four year college scholarship, Armstrong will receive an automobile and Colbert a motor powered midget racing car. Fourth, place went to Warren Harmon, Charleston, W. Va.; fifth, to Chai'les Cunningham, San Francisco, and sixth to Dean Bailey, Memphis, Tenn. Harmon will receive a motor powered midget racer, Cunningham and Bailey gold trophies. As an anti-climax, Hardesty took the International Derby championship with a time of 2S.5 seconds. Harvey Wright, Jr., of Colon, Panama, was second and Ernest Young, Belleville, Ont, third in the international event. One hundred and seventeen boys raced for fame and glory in the derby. Police* estimated that over 50,000 persons braved threatening weather to gather around the 1600-foot concrete runway at the Akron Municipal ^ Airport, called Derby Downs. The boys were all under 15 years of age and their home-made racers were limited to $10 in cost although all were formed like small automobiles. There were 114 boys in the American Derby. Two champions from Canada and another from the Panama Canal Zone came for the- international event. The big prize was a four-year college scholarship, although every boy received a gum watch and there were trophy cups for rmi- ncrs-up and international winners. NO HIT GAMES Two youngsters, Joe Henneberger, of the City Park midgets softball team and Coliflower, of the Winter St. junior team, entered the Softball hall of fame Friday in the supervised playground league by pitching no-hit no-run games. In the game which 1-lenneberger pitched against Broadway, ::o walks were given and no boy reached first base. The scores of nil the league games Friday are as follows: junior Softball, Winter 12, South Potomac 0; Broadway 2, City Park 1; midget softball, City Park 13, Broadway 0; Winter 6, South Potomac 1; boys' dodgeball, City 7, Broadway 4; Winter 8, South Potomac 3: girls' dodgeball, City 12, Broadway 1; South Potomac 7, Winter 4; boys' volley, Winter 17, South Potomac 3; City IS, Broadway 10; girls' volley, South Potomac 12, Winter 7; Broadway IS, City 35. 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