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March 19, 1952

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 9

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Schmidt Looms As. Hot Pitching Prospect For Cardinals Mirjiret Tobln, Doris Horton, Joyce Bra«ll »nd BCSJ Hcnrler- ·v-tfws ;-Marctt.:,(i ,. long ^'·.'WiliiriJ;Schmidt, .a pitcher not even on the Red Bird roster, looms as one of'the finest . righthanded pitching prospects thf:Cards have come up'with, since big .Mort left the..Mound City,- .'.'j! The. jiardrthrowlpg rookie r right- hand*r '."has · as.. much'' chance'. 1 ;to stick'as Vinegar.Bend Mizeli, the highly publicized lefthander. Fred- Saigh^Cardinal president, said recently, . "Schmid- has a great 'chance IS stay up because of hlsr-great poise; good control and tt* fact that he's /faster than any citcher except Mizeli." ·" · Schmidt has appeared in · four . games so Jar and hasn't yielded an earned r.un in. 14 '.innings. He has. 'allowed- eight" 'hits, walked ' onlj!- four" arid struck bill 15. He is still on the Houston, Texas, roster. Schmidt and lelty Cliff Chambers teamed up yesterday to pitch 'the Cards to an 11-0 four-hit 'Victory over the Cincinnati Heds at Tampa, 'Fla. Schmidt allowed two hits, in five innings, walked three ancVfanned six. · Sti Louis pounctsd Ken Kaffens- bergo'r for seven runs in five innings -and nailed Jos Ntixhall, who broke Into the majors us a 15-year-old against the Cards in IB", fir the other four. The Boston Braves- won brilliant 14-inning 1-0 duel from the New York Yankees at St. Petersburg, Fla. Negro rookies Bill Bru- lon and Georpe Crowe doubled with two out in the 14th off Joe Ost.rowski to break up the game. ' Pittsburgh also'grabbed an extra-inning decision, nosing out the New York Giants, 3-2, in. 11. innings at San -Bernardino, Calif. Bill Howerton broXe up the game with a two-out, two-run pinch- hit triple. The game was score- less'until the top-of the llth. Brilliant pitching also featured the Chicago. White Sox' 2-1 .triumph over Cleveland at Pasadena, Calif., and the Philadelphia Phils, . 2-1 victory over' the Washington Senators-at Clearwater, Fla. -- _,,o., nt i« r Art Hoi-lteman al- 4owed only {our hits in seven in- i .. :·: tue Detroit Tigers downed the Philadelphia Athletics' "A" team, 3-1, at Lakeland, Fla. The -A's "B" team downed the Brooklyn "B" team, 3-2, at West Palm Beach, Fla. The Chicago Cubs trounced the Bt. Louis Bro.wns, 9-3, at Burbank, Calif. · · . Faulk h X.-S. Medalist - Pinehursl, N. C.-OT-Mary Lena Faulk of Thomasville,. Ga., won . the North and South Women's Tournament's, qualifying medal for the second straight year with · 75. ' . '.., ' ;,.,/.«·,--,- ·'· · ? /By OAYLE TALWJT » of the fairly modern ftneration who did not see Ty Cobb.at his best and. has never understood how : it was possible for t ball player to run the bases the way they say Ty did, we are looking forward to the coming season with something more than normal curiosity. : The reason is that Rogers Hornsby says he has a man who is the closest thing to a throwback to Cobb he has seen, a fellow who will have Hornsby'i permission to run almost as he pleases, and who will prove to ic*ara, skeptics brought up in the era of ' the rabbit bail that the oiatimeri aren't just dreaming. If you've followed the sports pages at all this spring you know the player -- Jim Rivera, a 30- year-old outfielder coming up to the St. Louis Browns from Seattle, where he helped Hornsby-win a Pacific Coast League flag last year with a .352 sticking average and 33 stolen bases and just about every other honor that .wasn't nailed down. First Slnct Cobb "He's the only player in the game today I'd pay my way into the park to see," Hornshy says seriously. "He's .the only man since Cobb with the speed and the instinct to run a catcher and an infield crazy. He's a little tight now. He's been reading them clippings about himself. But wait until he settles down. He'll show you base running like you never saw before." s The Rajah continued: Maybe it doesn't make sense to you, but you'll see. Rivera will rim, and he'll get away with it. What do you think they.were using for thrdwing arms when Cobb was running?" We said we..often had wondered about that. Could Throw Good "Them catchers," Hornsby said, "could throw as good as any around today, and some of them a lot better. There was one rookie catcher. I remember, name of Idling. He told the newspaper boys that he was looking forward to seeing Cobb try to run against him. He was going to throw him out every time. Ty must ve read it. "Anyway; first time he got on base, Ty hollered, "Hey, Khng, I'm going down on the next pitch, and he did.. Slid under the throw, and Kling never was the same again." . . . . Jim, himself, doesn't know how it's going to come out, but hes looking forward to giving It a try. He hasn't been hitting well against big league pitching so far, he readily admits, but he attributes it to over-anxiousncss and feels he will settle down once he quits reaching out for the ball. "Thirty IE 2 heck of an age to be breaking into the big leagues, isn't it?" he laughs. "Maybe I'll have a few years, anyway." ' ASK FOR IT AT YOUR STOHE TODAY! --that's why , it's America's top-selling Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey! IKJCH THAN EVER VALUE, STIll ONIY To Cobb As Base-Runner SPORTS RACK UP 109 POINTS Stewart Chevrolets Snap Scoring Mark In AAU Basketball Tourney lORfHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES, FoynrTtviito, Arkansas, W«dn«»doy, March 19, 1952 -- 9 Cavarretta Counting On "Hustle" To Pull Chicago Cubs Out Of NL Cellar Mesa, Ariz.-^J-The -Chicago*Cubs, in the best spring condition in years, will be counting on the long ball-hitting potential of a rookie outfielder -nd a flock of sophomore slab talent to pull them out of the National League cellar in 1952. Leon - Brinkopf, a 25-year-old third basement who crashed 25 homers for r, 0 s Angeles of the Pacific Coast League last season, is being converted into in outfielder. Bob Rush, the elongated rijht- lander who was the winningest Cub pitcher in 1951 wit.1 il victories, is believed by Cub pitching coach Charlie Root to be on the verge of achieving greatness. He posted a 3.7» earned run average in 37 games last year. It's up to the rest of the ,oung- sters to prove themselves. Last year's experience may bring re- Without very much new talent, Manager Phil Cavarretta's main lope of making a better showing is that he can instill more hustle into his shaky lineup of veterans and youngsters. Phil, a 36-year-old first baseman took over from Frankie Frisch It the midpoint last season. At east, he has a running start t\'s season. He .expects to play 60 to 70 games himself. If Dee Fonriy proves himself a major bajuer, Phill will be able to do less playing. Fondy, a good man in the field who hit .37B for Los Angeles after being sent down by the Cubs last season, Is getting another chance to make good. The Cub infield will have plenty of experience, with either Ransom _ _jksoir%.r ; Bill .Serena at third; the veteran Roy Smalley-at short; and the ex-Brooklyn handyman Eddie Miksis.at second. . Ron Northey, the former St. Louis Cardinal, Cincinnati R«d and Philadelphia Phillie, ci-uld help he Bruins if his knee holds out. Always a long bi'.l-hltter, Northey was voluntarily retired last season for an operation on his left knee. He says he's ready to nail down the right field berth. Hammering Hank Sauer, Bob Usher, Bob Addis, Gene Hermanski, "Hal Jeffcoat, rookie Harvey Gentry, Brinkopf and White Sox castoff Jack Wallaean are all battling for outfield spots. Keei B» with UM UM--rud tit TIMES telly. · ITHAIGH! (IOUR60N WHIifflr, M «OOf. THE STAC6 DlST. CO., Beebe Beaten In National JC Cage Play Hutchinson, Kan.-(/I')- G r a y s Harbor College, which put on a record performance in its opening game of the National Junior College Basketball Tournament, may run into tougher competition tonight. The Aberdeen, Wash., .club . meets a well-balanced Branch Agricultural College team, from , Cedar City, Utah, in a second game. The Utah team round whipped Gracelanc! College Lamoni, Iowa, 81-80, yesterday. Grays Harbor, with center Tony Vlastelica collecting 24 points, bettered the tournament scoring record in trouncing Abraham Baldwin . College of- Tifton, Ga., 112-90. Vlnstelica total also was a new individual scoring mark. in other games yesterday, Han- nibal-LaGrangc of Hannibal, Mo., beat Garden City, Kan., 75-72, in a double overtime; Connors State Aggies of Warner, Okla., trounced Wingate, N. C., 57-40; Hibbing, Minn., walloped Campbell College of Buies Creek, N. C., 86-66, and Dodge City, Kan., beat Beebe, Ark., Agricultural College 69-57. The double-elimination tournament continues through Saturday. ' Today's schedule includes Moberly, Mo., vs. Wharton, Texlis; Campbellsville, Ky., vs. Jollet, 111.; Campbell College vs. Wingate, N. C - Hibbing, Mi.in., vs. Connors State; Grays Harbor vs. Branch Agricultural College. State Collects From Oaklawn Park Racing Denver-(yp)-San Francisco's de-* fending champion Stewart Chevrolets set a new scoring record last night in leading 18 teams into today's second round of the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Basketbrll Tournament. The Californians slaughtered Santa Fe, N. M:, 109-45. The previous high of 103 points was set by Phillips Bflers o( Bartlcsvllle, Okla.. against Roanoko, Va., In the 1947 tourney. The Virginians scored 2fi points. The California club had been lightly regarded because of the loss of George Yarriley. the 1951 tournament's most valuable player, and others who wheeled the Stewarts to the championship. Don rlenrikson, former U.ilvcrsity of California star, flipped in 20 points ,n pacing San Francisco's well- balanced attack. The Stewarts meet Portland, Ore., todny. Yardlcy, playing with a cast nn his right wrist, made only 11 points as his mates from Los Ala- nitos, Calif., Naval Air Station doused Bedford, Ind.. Kalcr Kandy Kids 91-71. The Navy team plays Phillips, champion seven out of the last nine years. In one of the highlights of today's eight-game schedule Yardley led the Stewarts to a three overtime victory over Philips in last year's semi-finals. Winners today go into tomorrow's quarter-final round. All seeded teams have breezed University Women Schedule All-Star Basketball Game An all-star basketball same matching the cream of the University women's basketball players will be held at the Arkansas Field House. Monday, March 24. Game time Is 8:15. Membership of the two teams will he determined- by draw from the all-star squad selected on performance during the past season of play. The teams will be designated "Green" and "Red." Members 'of the all-star Kiuad Forwards--Marchie Flucht, Hoi- combe Hall, Fran Sedbury, Hoi- combe, Martha Miller, Kappi Kappa Gamma, Ann Parker Kappa Kappa Gamm, Pat Thomas, O. 1. W., and Sybil Hose. O. I. W Guards--Jerry Waddlll, 4-11 Eubcrta Proctor, Cnrnall Hall Mary Ellen Click, Holcombe Hall Sharis Smith, Kappa Kapps Gamma, and Lillian Craycraft Davis 'Hall. R e s e r v e s --Pat Weis. Betty Lowe, Mary Lou Pope', Pat Fricke :on. The referees will be Thomas, Wyati Md. , , Barbari Speen iud JMli *j*'*- : lire, and the «corer«, Crt^cnrft and Frnnkii. · ' Attention All Fishermen! Free Demonstration lewis Bros. Co. It pleased to present Mr, G»oig» Mr. Goelz is on» of the nation'! Itoding rnl-caiMri. lit will cait fishing luro» with boxing glove* on. He will edit from all sorts of poiilions. He will perform all «orti bf trlclts. His show it exhibited ih all the great «port »howi of the notion each yoor. His slunti will b« of int»r«tt jo the expert fisharman or to the youngsters who want fo learn to fish. He will be glad to answer question! during or after the show. '· TIME- Thimdiy, March 20, 3:00 p.m. PUCE- s Lewis Bros. Co. YOUR SPORTS HEADQUARTER! JiBCQ CASTING REEL LEWIS BROS. CO. 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