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Marion L ikely JoBeK ey Man In Browns'Revamped Lineup (By The Associated Press) · *4lJ|y Marion, the deposed manager qf the St. Louis Cardinals and current shortstop of the St Louis Browns, could be a big help to Rogers Hornsby's gang ol yo'ungsters. Not t h a t . a n y one is t a k i n g the Brownies seriously this year. But with a fellow like- "viarion around to direct, the infield and pitchers like Ned Carver, Bob Cain, Tom Byrne and Gene Beardon, they could finish somewhere above last in the American League. Marion, though, is the key man. , He didn't play a game last year, but he thinks he'll be able to go about 100 this time if his injured leg holds up the way he thinks it will. "My leg isn't real strong yet." lie said today,' "but for the first time this spring, I'm actually enthusiastic about my chances." Well, they say spirit is contagious and Hornsby has it. So have his kids. Maybe the veterans will catch · on, too. Then the ' Brownies will win some games if they can get a little hitting. Gilbert The Hero Marion, went two for three in yesterday's game which the National League champion New York Giants won, 4-3, in 10 innings. Tjokie Gilbert was the hero for the Giants. He hit a double in the 10th, and finally scored on a fly, after taking third on a single. -John Hetki. a National League castoff, was the victim, but before that he gave a smooth performance \vith a perfect job on the mound for four innings. The Browns' neighbors, the St. Louis Cardinals, meanwhile, played their fifth extra-inning game of the spring, bowing to the New York Yankees, 5-2, in 14 innings. , The Red Birds now have played I I , 12, 13, 14 and 15 inning contests. They've won two and lost three. ' · The Yanks scored three times in the 14th. Gerry Coleman's double tallied the deciding marker, but an error and a base on balls that forced in one marker accounted for the other two. Goes Nine Inning* Two Favorites Tumble In AAU Cage Tourney Phillips Oilers Gain Semi-Finals Against Air Force Denver-(/P)-The U. S. Air Force All Stars, a scrappy band of tireless hustlers, and Hollywood's takc-it-easy Fibbers knocked out top-rated Oakland, Calif., arid defending, champion San-Francisco last night in the National Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball quarter-finals. The Flyers, from Tinker Base at Oklahoma City, battled through an overtime period to post their 40-34 victory. Hollywood's Fibber McGee and Molly team, reverting 1 to old-style slow-down ball control basketball, stalled San Francisco's fast breaking Chevrolets 43-41. Bartlesville, Okla., Phillips 66ers drawing a bead on their eighth AAU championship in 10 years, breezed by the Artesla; N. M., HEA Travelers, 70-52. Tonight's semi-finals match Hollywood and Peoria followed by Phillips and the Air Fore*. The Air Force All-Stars »re » collection of Rocky Mountain re- Sion former collegiate stars. They include La Del Anderson of Utah State, Bob Petry, Bob Wallace and Bryce Heffley, who played for' Regis College in Denver; Wayne Tucker of Colorado.University and Sid Kyan of Denver University. T h e y dutscrapped Oakland's towering club all the way and wrapped up the game with a siz : zling six-point outburst in the overtime after the regular game ended 34-34. The Air Force team was in front the entire first half, which ended 20-18. Oklahoma City In Underdog Role For Western NCAA Meet Corvallis, Ore. - (/P) - Oklahoma City University, a determined underdog, arrived here today for its opening regional NCAA basketball playoff game with "Wyoming tonight. The first gtme of the double- ·header-finds UCLA meeting Sarila Clara. Tonight's victors will tangle tomorrow for a berth in the National finals Tuesday and Wednesday at Seattle. UCLA, Santa Clara and Wyoming all took workouts at Gil Coliseum yesterday. Oklahoma City stopped off in Portland to work out and came on to Corvallls this morning for a warmup drill. Ev Shelton's Cowboys put on they notched five more tallies in j the heaviest practice session Here, National JC Cage Tourney Reaches Seml-Final Round Hutchlnson, Kan.-(/Pi-The National Junior College Basketball Tournament moved into the semifinals today with Minnesota/Utah, fexas and Missouri teams still-retaining a chance ror the title, Wharton County (Texas) College grabbed a semi-final berth in the championship pairings by downing Joliet, 111., 74-62, last night. Hannibal-Lcgrange College of Hanhlbal, Mo., slipped past Dodge City, Kan., 65-63, In the night's other quarter-final tilt. The wlndup of the double-elimination in yesterday's play. The Connors State Aggies of Warner, Okla., ousted Grays Harbor College of Aberdeen, Wash., 04-51; Arkansas [SPORTS 10XTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES, Fayoltevllle, Arkaniot, Triday, March 21, 1952 Gordon Happy In Wild West Atmosphere Of Coast League Garden Central City, Kan., Agricultural eliminated College of Bcebe, Ark., 88-60; Moberly, Mo., eased out Corhpbellsville, Ky., 6765, and Graceland College of Lamoni, Iowa, ousted Abraham Baldwin of Tifton, Ga., 67-61. Bowling HWA LMIn L-V a« Company - - -- ,._..,, defeated Henderson Coifee Company 3-1 while Med- oswut Dairy made · sweep over J «s- teurtztd Milk. Arkansas Western Gas Co.. and Tyson's Feed and Huchery also took Barrack's and" Llchiyler 4-0. L-P CM held ita comfortable Irarur lead and lained hifh learn scores ol 841-2.37S. Kattierlne steel of that team took Individual honors with 19T-4P Itagiif) tt«ndin|« L-P Gas Co 79 Medosweet Dairy .. . 70 Tyson's Fpftd and Hatchery Arkansas Western Gas Co _. Uchlyter'l ·_. Pasteurized Milk ,, Barrack's Henderson Coffee Co. ,,,,_ The other big news of the day was Chris Van Cuyk, the towering Brooklyn Dodgers' southpaw, going all the way against the Cincinnati. Reds and shutting them out to boot, 4-0. It was Van Cuyk's first complete game as a Dodger since July 1950. A couple of more performances like that and he'll be high on Manager Chuck Dresser's list. Andy Pafko made things easy for Van Cuyk by crashing.a home juiy'with one on in thC; seventh. ' ''The Codgers "B" squM "flropVe'd a 4-2 decision to Mobile of the Southern Association, but the farmhands borrowed Brook regular Carl Erskine for the mound chores. The Boston Red .Sox let loose with a burst of their famous power--and they needed It--to down the "Washington Senator;, 14-8. The Senators actually were in the lead, 8-7, until the eighth inning when the Sox scored twice. Then the riinth. Russ Msyer went six innings and faced only 19 batters as the Philadelphia Phillies nipped the Detroit Tigers, 2-0. while the Chicago Cubs pasted the Chicago WMte Sox. "7-1. The, Philadelphia A's and the Boston Braves each won a game at the expense of American Association teams'. The Mackmen stopped Minneapolis, 4-3. in .10 innings on a home run by rookie outfielder Keith Thomas, and the Braves polished off Milwaukee, 14-12, on six runs in the eighth inning. The Cleveland Indians defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates. 2-0, in a night game, and the Hues' "B" squad turned back Seattle of the Pacific Coast League, 8-3. scrimmaging about an hour, but without scorers or referee. In a Portland workout the Oklahoma City Chiefs used coast referees to familiarize themselves with Far West officiating. Lsachville Cage Coach Turns In Resignation Lcachville, Ark. - (ff) - Ethridge McKcll, holder of an impressive record during five years as Leachville high school basketball coach, has resigned. McKeel gave no reason for the resignation and said he had no immediate plans. McKeel's Leachville ie»me have won 123 games and lost 23. NWA Mitt The Smoke Shop dofrMed Cravens and Co., keflri-*. 4-0, while third place Clark artd Eoff Furniture Co. took ihre* from Farmeri' Market. Purdy Supply Company took the Klncmd CO. 3-1 end HOIK Coffee Co made a sweep ov«r Dick Trewhltt. The other mitch rwulUd in · 2-2 tie between Htekln Can Co. of Springdale and Bill Hodftb Liquon. TH« Smokt Shop team took all high icore honori. ThR team roll«d c W1-2.7M. while Harold Surki Muted a 216-559. LtafH* ttinrifnit ,,, The Smoke Shop ........... --------Cravens and Co. ........ ------.......... ------ ..... -go . . .. ...... -----Clark and Eoff Furniture Co ...... The Ktncald Co ......... .. ....... -Hoag Coffee Co ....... . .............. Purdy Supply Co. ................. Dick Trewhitt ----- ............... Bill Hod*e* Liquors ........ Heekln Can Co. .......... -----Farmers' Market ...... Mcl!n?y Bank still leads the league after It. 3-1 victory over Palace Drug with the Rogers five taking three polnti from Crcighton'n Drive-in. Rickelfs Drug t o o k Kellcy Bros. Lumber Co. 3-1. and Dr. Pepper made a clean sweep over Proctor Potato Chips. Ferguaon'i Cafeteria went all out in a 4-0 win over Stump Furniture Co while Hahn Construction Co. managed · tie position with Cy Carney in winning 3-1 .Mason'a Cafe defeated Swanion's 3-1 while Modern Motor* took three points from the Ritttr Agency. Bohe's Grocery and Coca-Colt Split 2-2, and Whltfield Motor Co. finally hit a win night in taking four pointy from Fairway Store. The Rogers group look high scnrr honori with team results of i)39-2.70fi and J. L. McKinley of ' Rogers hat} individual high scores with a 246 high single game and it thrte game series of 591 pink. Mcllroy Bank _._ 27 Rogers. Ark. . -- 26 RlckeU's Drus Store 2.1 Cy Carney Appliance Co : ..22 Dr. Pepper _ . . 22 Ferguson's Cafeteria 22 Hahn Construction Co. 1 22 C. A. Swanson's and Sons 21 Kelley Bros. Lumber Co. 21 Modern Motors . 21 The Bitter Atency By GAYLE TALBQT Los Angeles-f/PhWe still- holt] stubbornly to the belief that Joe Horrion should have been pl.-iccd at Second base on the n i l - l i m e Yankee team chosen n week or «o back, but Joe, himself, says (he selectors made no mistake in giving the nod to the late Tony. Lazzeri. f j "I feel flattered just being r u n - ner-up to Tony," declares the balding young Sacramento manager. "I only saw Tony at the end of liis career, but I would like to think thc'it I playod nnnrly as good as he d i d . A f t e r he quit arid was running a restaurant in San Francisco, 'I used to drop in many times just to talk to Mm." Could be. Wo didn't see Lazzeri a great deal while he was at his peak. It Is difficult, though, to conceive of. him, or -any other second baseman, for .that matter, making greater plays" than Gordon did In the years he was with the Yanks and later with Cleveland. Up And Quit . ' Joe .just suddenly up and quit the big leagues^last j'ear to come out here and maiiHge. He slugged 43 home runs for Sacramento and was, according to all accounts, t h e best .-player In the Coast League. They say there was no inficlder in the'league to touch .him, nnd that is easy to believe. They serm to wonder what a player of his caliber is doing out there. The partial answer is t h n t Gordon always has teen a cowboy ut heart. He loves to wear big w h i t e hats, and back east lie couldn't rln it w i t h o u t being stared nt. On the West Coast nobody notions a n y thing, and Joe is in his clement. His biggest moment last season, they say, was when he was permitted to meet on of the leading horse opera stars in the flesh and to Hrin the la tier's equally famous trail, buddy, name of Trigger. NeWfangUd Contraei Joe has signed one of the Cnnst League's newfangled contracts which stipulates that he cannot IIP drafted back Into the mnjont. The Coast clubs nre giving no overall figures on this touchy subject, but. it is believed that there has been no concerted'rush .on the part of young players to ban themselves from the big show. Joe has no. .illusions about the -Coast . League,.*converting .itself into a third major league in "th? foreseeable future. The players, he says, simply are not here at this time, though he points out that the Coast League owners arc signing ynung players like nnd. "We were well down in the standings last year, but we rlrrw over 200,flnn," he said. "If we were in the big leagues and were up in the race, I think we might go over a half million, nnd that's all you need. "Our problem at the moment is to keep our promising young players. If we can offer them the kind of salaries they can make in Ihu big leagues they will stay out here. You can't beat the climate." Beslapacfie Takes Magnolia Purse in Oaklswn Feature Stump Furniture Co. CreJgnton's Drive-In Fairway Store Mason's Cafe Bone's Grocery . ._ 10 Coca-Cola jo Palace Drug 10 Proclor Potato Chips _,, 9 BOWL FOR HEALTH Jim Benton Bowline Lanes. Adt. Appreciation Banquet To Honor Mountaineers Rogers, Ark. - (Special) - Johnny Campbell, assistant conch at the University of Arkansas, is scheduled to he the speaker Frid.'iy night at an appreciation d i n n e r given in honor of the HOSC-I.S Mountaineer basketball team. The dinner, served hy the P.T.A. of the Southfidp school, is spnn- sored by Rogers throe civic clubs, Rotary, Kiwanis and Lions. I t Is Hot Springs, Ark.-(/P)-Seven o the better three-year-olds wer enlered in th sl.x-iurjontf featurec mcc, The Oklahoma, at O a k l a w i I'ark todr.y. Ton weighted among I he non winners was Ralph Parachck'i B l a c k Bantam, carrying 1 1 5 pounds. Mrs. Kinll Denemark's SI;: Tiger is carrying (he lowest weigh: of 102 pounds. Other entered were Matlfor, H i l l Count, Party Kins- Dunce Change and Isomur. In the secondary feature, seven intermediate distance runners were entered for the mile and a 16th K. Harper's veteran runner B a l t i c H., was expected to yet lop billing in the field which also included Hail Hawk, Bold King, S M:L.ii;gJiljn, June Bonus, Riot anc; Pcddy fioy. F. V. Rrach's Bestapache w o n the six f u r l o n g Magnolia Purse, yesterday's feature at Oaklawn, Dear Lillian was second, Don-Cal. Ihiril. An outsider in the belting, the w i n n e r returned $21.20 straight Bestapache's time was 1:12.1. Top Golfers Out To Halt Bt/rke's Winning Streak .Jacksonville, Fln.-Ml-The most WUcrinR field of the winter goll tour set out lo break .lack Burke's w i n n i n g streak In the first round of the Jacksonville Open today. Burke, at 20 every bit as good ns the experts prophesied, has won four straight PGA co-spon- ::orcd tournaments. He look the lop 52,000 at San Antonio, Hous- .lon, Baton Rouge and St, Petersburg. But one fellow he didn't have lo co'nleml with In those four Is Sam Sncad, the only non-Texan to make a big splash in golf since World War II. Warming up tu rejoin the tour here, Snead won the Semlnole Pro-Amateur earlier this week. Burke was one of his victims but it didn't br.-ak Ihe Houston Texas, youngster's victory strlnj because the tournament was noi PGA sponsored. Burke also will have to deal with Gary Middlecoff, Jim Ferrler and a dozen other top-notch veterans. Then, there are such young men breaking Into the front ranks as Tommy (Thunder) Bolt, Doug Ford, Ted Kroll and Al nesselink. I n l o r n a l i o n a l threals arc on hand in Bobby Locke, the South A f r i c a n who is back on another s a f a r i for the American dollar, and Albert Bclissier, Frenchman who holds the Belgian championship. "I guess my streak brought thrm all out," Burke commented Thursday after a long practice session on the par 36-30--72 Hyde Park course. senior squad this season. The Rogers basketball Icam won - . the district tournament and plaved given to express appreciation f o r ' in the semi-finals In tht state the fine showing made by the i tournament held in Fayclteville. Yonks' Collins Spiked On Ploy NCAA Regional Eliminations Open On All Fronts With Kentucky Ranked As Favorite Jo* Collins, New York Ymkee first bafemtn, win «plkerl on the «nkl» (taring th« play shown «bove, He received i two-Inch faith on the left ankle when nt was blocked in hl« illde lo the plate by the Boston Br«v«s' Ebba St. Clilre. In the first picture Colllnl Is Stirling hl» slide and In the second tho effective way In whlrh St, Claire blocked th* plate Is evident. Collins w,ia trying to score from second on n hit hy Jackie Jensen. (AP Wlrefoto). ' New York-MVThe NCAA basketball playoffn open tonight on foUr regional fronts stretching from North Cnrolina to Oregon with th* Kentucky Wildcats again rated the team to bfat for the championship. . ' Although the l6-t«arn field Is studded with taltnt, Including 10 major conference champions arid six teams hand-picked at large, Adnlph Rupp's marksmrn from the blue grass country are strongly favored to capture their fourtl college crown in the last five years. ."i think Kentucky Is Ihr best team in the nation and should be favored to win," sold Coach Frank McGuIre of Brooklyn's St. John's before departing for Rnlcich, N. C., where he faced the possibility of meeting the Wildcats in the quarter-finals. Dayton's Coach Tom Blackburn, whose talk Is to outsmart second- ranked Illinois, the Big lo.cbam- pinn. in the opening game at Chicago, added his vote: "I saw Kentucky once d u r i n g the past season. I don't see how anybody can beat t h a t club." A dissenter is Coach Ken Locffler, whose LaSnlle club was surprise winner of the National I n v i - tation title last week. "I like Duquesne," said Loeffler. LaSalle was snubbed hy the NCAA. Kentucky opens .Its tournament campaign against Pcnn Ststc, one of the large teams which finished tlie season with a 20-4 record. Here's the schedule tonight ( a l l EST): At Dalelgh, N. C.--7:30 p. m. Kentucky (27r2), Southeastern Conference, vs. Penn State ( 2 0 - 4 ) ; 9:15 p. m., North Carolina State (23-!)), Southern Conference, vs. St. John's (22-4). At Chicago--8:45 p. in.. Illinois (19-3), Big 10, vs. Dnyton (27-4); 10:30 p. m., Princeton ( 1 6 - H ) , Ivy League, vs. Duqucsne (22-3). Al Kansas Clly-- Kansui (ZZ-2), Bit Seven, va. Texas Christian (22-3), Soiiflivrrat; 10:4.4 n. m., St. Touis (M-7), Missouri Valley, va. Mexico A. and M. (21-8), Border. At Cornvaills, Ore.--10:30 p. m., UCLA (18-10). Pacific Const, vs. Santa Clara (19-9); I 2 ; l » a. m., Wyoming (20-11), Mountain States, vs. Oklahoma City (17-7). Second round games are scheduled Saturday night. Then the 'our regional survivors go to Seattle for the Foml-flnals Tuesday and the f i n a l s Wednesday. The winner nnd r u n n e r u p q u a l i f y for the Olympic trials beginning March 29. With three of the top-ranked teams in the field, the East is favored to continue its mastery over the West. Eastern represehta- ives have won the title the last Ive years. The West was dominant clfht years In a row before that. Kentucky, top-ranked in The Associated Press' I9S2 final poll, won the crown In 1918. 1949 snd 1051, Its firing broken only by City College of NrW York's amazing double slam In 1950. Illinois Is second ranked nationally and Dilquesne Is (Jo. 4. Other top ID team's In the tournament scramble are Si. Louis, No, 5; Kansas, No. 8; and St. John's, No. 10. Lopez Doesn't Like Easy Way Feller Throws Los Angeles-UP)-CJove.!ftnd Manager Al Lo|cz is slightly ruffled over Hob Feller's decision to start out the season thrnv.lng the ball ''nice and gcrUle." Lopez said t h a t Feller w i l l start against the Chicago Cubs here Sunday, b u t : "If he doesn't cxcrl himself more than he did Wednesday, he won't pitch more than an i n n i n g or so," Lopr?.' mild peeve '.'.'ns over Feller's a l l o w i n g the Pittsburgh Pirates to score three runs on him In one I n n i n g Wednesday nljrlit, not becaune of the runs Lut bo- cause he isn't throwing the ball iflrd. nut Feller nays: "This Is the way I worked i n t o shape before the war. Take it. nice nnd easy. Don't throw hard u n t i l the weather gels warm. When we gel hack lo 'fu'c- son, I'll start throwing hard." Al Insisted, "If Boh lobs 'em In, he's not helping himself or the club. I'm not worried about Feller. But rnthcr than have h i m lake it so easy In the exhibitions, he can toss 'cm in for batlin.-i ]rn:tlce. "We've got other pitchers who need the work." Warren's 66 Good For Lead in Gulf Coast Tourney Cnlfpnrt. Mlii. - (IT) - Leonard Warren, professional at the Lafayette. La.. Country Club Is leading the park at the end of the first 18 holes of the Gulf Coast Invitational Golf Tournament with a five under par 68. Warren, a comparative unknown In the golfing world, shot six birdies and an eagle as he toured the Great. Southern Country Club course here yesterday. Close behind three players were ' tied for second with 67's--Dick Collord of N"w Orleans, Burt Weaver of the Louisiana State University golf team, a n d . Otey Chrlslmen of Selma. Ala. Others finishing well at the bead of the long list of players in- Charlcs Isom, Little Rock, Ark., . j and K. T. Rayford, Camden, Ark., ' 72s; John Cuslck, Monctte, Ark., 73. Hoppe Gains* Tie For Billiard Meet Lead San Francisco - M') - Champion Willie Hoppe bounced back from two defeats and a severe ease of nerves lo tie for first place in the World Three Cushion nilllard Tournament. And in thumping rotund Art Rubin of Brooklyn 50-48 last night le eliminated a dangerous threat from the possibility of a five-way lie for the championship. Hoppe's victory elevated him into a tie with Jay Bozeman of Vallcjo, Calif,, for the lead. Each has a 6-2 record. Each bas one uame left In the round robin tournament. Two other players, Klnney Mnt- suyama 8-2 and flay ittlll lire in the run , the pbnlblllty of i two, .,,-T . four-way tie for the flr«tVpl«ti ifter tomorrow night's finale. O'BulUvan Top, Murray Plnehiirst, N. C,-(P)-PJt O'Sul- llvan. shoolln? for her third Mrnlghl North and South tltl?, de- rpnted Mac Murray, 1 up, on 20th hole. : IWHTIN VwwUeii I e.l««lf1ll« «M1 ttecklHf Awmnfr Mrt OrpaMWHUI I?M Parchta, f4IKM, · Msjlrwanfa GABE COOPIR l it ' «4i to, Umt 1 PMHvS JflafWllJ JV Eisferi Try It feby! ;%x Serving MORE HOMES Than Ever · THERE ore Iv/o reasons why ycur carrter- boy -- and all his team-mates-- aro now delivering this newspaper lo MORE HOMES than ever before. ,,, .. FIRST, because nothing else provides so much reliable news, so much timely information, or so much enjoyable, reading, as docs your daily newspaper. Only in its pages can you find the COMPLETE slory of each day's events! Only with your daily newspaper can you "read all about it" at your leisurol If You are a Newcomer , . . h«ll»f h a l l t h e currier who nervfti ycur n*igh- bcri. or phoo« our o!!i:« lo ttcrrt delivery. It'c too thrilling a newspaper lor you to rolsi. 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