The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 26, 1953 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 26, 1953
Page 3
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1953 BLYTHEVILtE (ARK.) COURIER NEWi PAGE THREB 1953 A YEAR OF SPORTS IN PICTURES 1953 — BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS „ . ' Thc l anl <ecs Billy Marlm right goes flv- ampanella, tags him at the plate for the final out of the fourth World i lost this one but went on to win fifth straight world title RECORD BREAKER —Jockey Willie Shoemaker was the nation's hottest rider as he eaallr outnumbered the record 394 winning races set last year bj Tony DeSplrlto. BATTLING B A 5 K ETE ERS- Indiana's Charles Kraak, 13, battles B. H. Born, 25, and Hal Patterson, 9, of Kansas for ball in March NCAA final at Kansas City. Indiana won 69-68. SAMPLING ROCKY S POWE R—Challenger Roland LaSlarza winces from * smash- Ing left by heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano in fourth round of tide bout in New York in September. Marciano scored a TKO in eleventh round in second successful defense of his title. ' ADDING ANOTHER T I T L E _ Ben Hogan chops from rough in second round of U. S. Open golf championship at Oakmont, Pa., in June. He took his fourth Open crown with a 283. PILING UP POINTS— Carl "Bobo" olfson bounces a left ofl head of Britain's Randy Turpin In 12th round of October world middleweight title bout in New York. Olson won. - GOLF QUEEN- M.rr Lena Faulk of Thomaavllle, Ga* holds the trophy after defeating Polly Riiey for U. S. women't amateur golf title at West Btt- rlngton, R. I., in August. TRIPLE T I T L I S T — Tenley AlbrisM of Boston raises three fine?"; H Herr.hey, Pa., In March to indicate she won. the women's v.-oncl, North American and U. S. figure skating titles. CHAMPION RETURNS— Hayes Jenkins, Colorado Springs, Colo., and his mother arrive in New York from Europe where In February he won the men's world figure skating crown. SINGLES KINC-Tony Trabert of Cincinnati, 6., won l!ie national men's singles tennis • crown by defeating Vic Scixas at Forest Hills, N. Y., in September. DANCER RAMBLES 0 N _ Native Dancer, left, years best three-year-old, Eric Guerln up, beats Jamie K., Eddie Arcaro aboard, in ?100,000 Belmonl Stakes at New York in June. NET CHAMP AGAIN — Maureen Connolly of San Dleeo, Cal., won the national women's sinclcs tennis title at Forest Hills. N. Y., In September for tlie third straight year. C UPLAND A H U G—Gene Littler of LaJolla, Cal., and his happy wife pose with trophy in Oklahoma City, Okia., after he won the National Amateur golf championship in September, DARK STAR TAKES TNI R 0 S E S _ nark Slir, on rail, Hunk Moreno up C rossc« nnlih line to beat Native Dancer, Eric Cuerin aboard, in 79lh running of Kentu<-h.''iwhv it ., WM wwtk IUIJM to Htrri r. ' STARTING RUN TO TOP — Maryland's Bcrnle FalontT, 19, eludes Missouri luckier (or tlialile gain In tame at Columbia, Mo. Maryland won this. Us oiiencr, 20-6, and went through tea-gam* tclcdita wtdeieakd and untM I* win rating ai naUon'a beat football team. •

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