The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1954 · Page 11
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 16, 1954
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onwaas PAOT BL1TW Punch The Champion Still Shows Awkwardness in the Ring Second of three dispatches By JIMMY BRESLIN NEA Staff Correspondent GROSSINGER, N. Y. — (NEA) — There are few frills attached to getting Rocky Marciano ready for his scheduled 15-round fight with Ezzard Charles at Yankee Stadium, June 17. Marciano Baseball Standings NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet GB __ York 35 21 .625 ^Brooklyn 34 22 .607 I -'.Milwaukee 29 24 .547 4% 4 Philadelphia .. 28 25 .528 5Vi ^St. Louis 29 28 .509 6& ^Cincinnati 36.29 .473 8'/ 2 ^Chicago 23 32 .418 11 ^Pittsburgh 18 41 .305 18% 1 Today's Games I Cincinnati at New York *£ Milwaukee at Brooklyn (N) * St. Louis at Philadelphia (N) I Chicago at Pittsburgh (N) ^ Tuesday's Results ^ New York 5, Cincinnati 3 Milwaukee 7, Brooklyn 6 ^ St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 1 AMEBK3AN LEAGUE W L Pet. GB Cleveland 39 17 .696 — '-Chicago 36 20 .643 3 'New York 36 22 .621 „'Detroit 26 29 .473 1 Washington ... 33 32 .418 15% '•Philadelphia .. 22 34 .393 17 "'Baltimore 22 35 .386 17% "'Boston 19 34 .358 18% Today's Games Philadelphia at Chicago Boston at Detroit ; Washington at Cleveland (N) New York at Baltimore (N) Tuesday's Results New York 6, Baltimore 4 Cleveland 9, Washington 3 Philadelphia 11, Chicago 4 Detroit 4, Boston 1 MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American Association Louisville 10, Indianapolis 1 Columbus 3, St. Paul 0 Minneapolis 10, Charleston 3 Kansas City at Toledo, postponed Texas Leagnue • Houston 4, Tulsa 3 (13 innings) • San Antonio 6, Oklahoma City : i5 (12 innings) -, Fort Worth 3, Beaumont 1 • Shreveport 11, Dallas 5 Western League :: Wichita 2-3, Des Moines 1-5 " Omaha 9. Sioux City 4 I Pueblo 15, Colorado Springs 8 ; Lincoln 3, Denver 1 ASSOCIATION \V L Pet. GB 38 24 .613 — •% Birmingham ... 37 .29 .561 3 II Chattanooga ... 38 30 .524 5V 2 '•$ New Orleans ..33 32 .508 6% 1 Memphis 30 32 .484 8 I Nashville 26 31 .456 9% Atlanta Marciano has had only 10 & rounds of actual fighting in defense of the world heavyweight championship since winning it by beating Jersey Joe Walcott to a right hand lead in September, 1952, but Charley Goldman still prepares him the same way. This is not the type of fighter who needs prodding or a dose of reshaping. He does things on his own. from the moment he downs a glass of hot water and lemon juice at 6:30 a.m. until his day ends at 10 at night. Unlike his opponent for this, his third title defense, Marciano understands the meaning of viciousness. He knows a wicked pressing attack is what a puncher needs. He knows what prize fighting has meant to him. It has brought him from j>, laborer's job in Brockton ,Massr He does not like the thought of anybody taking his championship. * * * You can see that when he and Al Colombo, his closest friend, walk out of the little white frame cottage on the fringe of Grossinger's mountain-top airport and begin to run. Marciano runs with a purpose. His daily routine calls for five miles and he follows it, jogging along the hilly roads which surround this huge resort. Every 15 minutes or so. Rocky will cut down his stride and begin firing punches into the morning air, snorting and growling. Sparring sessions follow the same pattern. He keept his feet flat on the floor, advances in a weaving crouch. His thick legs do almost a complete kneed bend when he wants to get under a punch. He still has the same faults. H« still hooks with his left instead of jabbing. Reminded by his corner, he begins to ..shoot straight, wicked. jabs. When Rocky fires that damaging left hook, his right hand still drops, * * * On the credit side, he hurts with every punch he lands. His punches, when blocked, knot a man's arms up- Rocky begins to get mean as his sessions drag on. He turns every round into a war. His every move is designed to get his body and jaw to the point where Little Rock .... 28 34 .452 10 Mobile 27 40 .403 13% Last Night's Results Little Rock 6, New Orleans 5 (10 innings) Memphis 2, Mobile 1 Chattanooga at Birmingham, Postponed rain. Nashville at Atlanta, Postponed rain Tonight's Game* Nashville at Atlanta Little Rock" at New Orleans (Only games scheduled) . COTTON STATES LEAGUE W L Pet. QB El Dorado 33 15 .688 — Greenville 27 19 .587 5 Meridian 33 25 .479 10 Pine Bluff M 26 .422 12% Monroe 20 28 .417 13 Hot Springs .... 18 27 .400 14% Yesterday's Results El Dorado 7, Monroe 6 Hot Springs 11, Pine Blulf 10 Greenville t, Meridian 4 .. Tonight's Game* El Dorado at Monroe Pine Bluff at Hot Springs Meridian at Greenville by GREYHOUND AIR-CONDITIONED BUSES ON AU THROUGH SCHEDULES One Way Memphis .......... ? I- 90 St. Louis ........... 5.85 Detroit. Mich ....... 15.45 Flint, Mich ......... 15-75 Denver, Colo ........ 21.80 (U. S- tax extra) One Way San Francisco, Calif. 38.00 Seattle, Wash. .'..... 44.00 New Orleant, L*. ... 9-80 Miami, Fla 20.75 Chicago, 111. 9-50 (U. S- tax extra) ticket SAW 2O% M A* trip auisnor W MM( ON? Mm* w*fr 7 for forffwr mfofiwHfcxi, *wf or prtom •RIYNOVMD TERMINAL 109 N. Fifth St. Phone 3-4441 OREYHOUND they can soak up punishment for any amount of time—and still leave him with the vitality to throw a punch at any time, a punch calculated to end the fight. Even Marciano's exercises are far from relaxed. Rocky goes about his calisthentics for a solid hour- Rocky talks about a fight as intensely as he trains. , Carefully choosing his words, the mild-talking champ says: "This could be as tough as the first Walcott fight. Charles is a god fighter and certainly won't be in there just for a pay night. This could easily be another Walcott. And that was tough." Against Jersey Joe Walcott, Rocky Marciano still had that punch in the 13th round. Thats' what he's getting ready for now. NEXT: How managers get ready for a world heavjweifht championship fifht. Del Flanagan Risks Rating H« Metis Allit Gronik On Television Tonight DETROIT (£) — Del Flanagan of St. Paul risks his lofty welterweight ranking tonight when he meets Detroit's Allie Gronik, a hungry veteran getting his first chance at the big time after seven years of little time boxing. The 10-rounder from Olympia Stadium will start at 8 p. m. (CST) and will be televised from coast-to-coast (CBS). Golden Boy An original "Golden Boy," Flanagan is rated behind only Carmen Basilio for Kid Gavilan's welterweight crown. His overall record is 65-7-2, with most of the victories compiled in a whirlwind start. Turning pro in 1947 .Flanagan won his first 40 bouts and was unbeaten in his first 52 matches. He scored 28 knockouts. Since then, however, Flanagan has scored only three kayos. Gronik's record is 52-11-6. He also had 82 fights as an amateur. He and Flanagan each are 25 and have similar styles. Both like to box from long range. Gronik, a father of four children, says he's been down but never out. He is unbeaten in his last 13 starts. Julius Boros Not Afraid of Hogan Golfers Feel Four Even Par Rounds Will Win Open SPRINGFIELD. N. J. WV-In a grim, tight-lipped way the only golfer who has beaten out Ben Hogan for the National Open championship in six years, gives out the idea that he can do it again in the 1954 tournament, which starts tomorrow. He is big, Indian-faced Julius Boros, who won the 1952 open at Dallas. Hogan finished third that year. He didn't play in 1949, when Gary Middlecoff won. Otherwise he's made the open his private property evern since 1948 and he'll be shooting for an unprecedented fifth title this week. Boros, an "unknown" in 1952 when he won both the Open and the Tam O'Shanter world championship, remained almost an "unknown" when he didn't win another tournament for a year and a half. But here he seems to be one of the few golfers who isn't scared a little by Hogan's reputation and Ben's repeated forecasts of a low scoring tournament. Big "Jay" agrees with the majority opinion that the tree-bordered 7,927-yard Baltusrol lower course is tough and that there won't be any record-breaking scores. ^ But he adds, "I've been playing well, especially at Ardmore where I finally won after a year and a half. If I can only get to putting well I could win here. That's all it takes — a few putts that drop and you have a 70." Baltusrol's par was dropped to 34-36-70 on the official cards when the course was lengthened for the tournament. Most of the 162 golfers tuning up for tomorrow's start of the 54th open feel that anyone IMPORTANT NOTICE If your set is a year or more old, we now have picture tube insurance to offer you* INSURES YOUR PICTURE TUBE FOR ONE YEAR Co// or Wrht for Information Blytheville Sales Co. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Honolulu — Carl (Bobo) Olson, San Francisco, ttopped Jesae Turner, 161, St. Louis, 8 (non-title). Portland, Ore — Jimmy Byrne, 215, Portland, stopped Andy Walker, 198, San Francisco, 5. Las Vegas, Nev. — Neal Rivers. 157. Buffalo, N. Y. stopped Frank Skidmore, 153, Oakland, Calif, 4. LITRE LEAGUE Continued from Page 10 JAYCEES AB R H PO A Storey. If 4 0 l 1 0 Jacques, 2b 3 1 2 1 0 Elledge, 3b 3 1 2 5 2 Ball, p 3 0 0 0 0 White, c 3 0 1 9 0 Cobb, Ib 3 0 3 1 1 Wicker, ss 3 0 0 1 \ Robinson 1 0 0 0 0 Gourley, rf 2 l l 0 0 Dunkin, cf 1 0 0 1 0 Courtney, cf 2 o 0 o 0 28 3 10 18 5 Indians Get Fancy Fielder To Fill for Bobby Avila FT. LEE, Va. (AP) — Stan Pawloski, a fancy-fteJdmg young fellow with no preyioiii major league experience, could be just what the doctor ordered to cure the second base ilk of tfct Cleveland Indiana. A star for two years with Ft. ^ Lee's powerful Army team, Pawloski was due to report in Cleveland today for a chance to show he can fill in for Bob Avihi, the American League's leading hitter, and Avila's understudy. Sam Dente, both sidelined with injuries. Although Pawloski won't be 22 until September, he's put in four years in the minor leagues and two years at Ft. Lee, from which he now is on 30 days' terminal leave before being: separated from 1IONS CLUB AB R Morris, of 3 0 Alford, rf 1 I Hill, If 3 1 Killett, ss 3 1 Marshall, p 1 0 Raspberry, Ib ... 3 0 Mathis. c 3 0 Smythe, 2b 2 0 Carson, 2b 1 0 Nelson, 3b 3 0 ' 25 4 H PO A 000 000 1 1 0 3 9 0 1 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0* 4 8 18 Lions Club 003 010 - 4 Jaycees 200 010 - 3 Summary: Runs batted in — White. Cobb, Jacques, Killett 2, Raspberry, Hill .Two base hits — Mathis, Killett. Home run ~ Killett. Sacrifice fly — Jacques. Base on balls — off Ball 3, Marshall 2. Strikeouts — Ball 9, Marshall 8. Time: 1:20. Umpires — Terry O'Neill, C. D. Hood and Ott Mullins. who can put together four par rounds will have the title locked up. Olson Clobbers Jesse Turner One-Sided Fight Is Stopped in Eighth HONOLULU (ft — Middleweight Champion Carl Bobo Olson scored a blood spattered one-sided technical knockout over Jesse Turner of St. Louis in the eighth round of a scheduled non-title a 10 at Honolulu Stadium last night. Olson weighed G- 1 ^ pounds over the 160 pound limit. Turner \veighed 161. There were no knockdowns. Both of Turner's eves were closed and he was bleeding from the nose and from cuts under each eye when the fight was stopped in 1 minute 9 seconds of the eighth. Olson fought like a well-oiled boxing: machine. He was hardly panting- at the end. By the sixth round Turner was staggering. He came to life briefly with windmill flurries in the sixth and seventh but there was no power behind the punches and he could hardly see. service July Oft. He broke into organized ball at the age of 17 wlbh Stroudsburg of the Class C North Atlantic League, where he hit .329. He caught the eye of Cleveland Manager Al Lopez and General Manager Hank Oreenberg when he topped the Class A Eastern League second basemen in fielding with .981 at Reading in 1952. Among those he out-fielded that season was Frank Boiling, now regular second baseman for Detroit. His batting average was .271. In two seasons at Pt. Lee, in which the Army club has won 107 pames and lost only 12, Pawloski butted .346 with 108 runs batted in for 111 games. He has hit .412 this sprinpr with 38 runs batted hi for 36 games. Although a good hitter at Ft. Lee, Pawloski drew most of his raves for his fielding. He was ^ted one of the fanciest glove men in service baseball, particularly in the art of pivoting on double plays. Perm Hall Girls Art Swimming Qy+ftitt CHAMBERSBURQ. Pa. OR — HM swimming: team of Penn Hall CHrfc Prep School and Junior College taf done it again. The talented mat- maids have completed another undefeated year. 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