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Yets Steal Show From Rookies As Baseball Season Opens BT JOE BEICHLER ' Who said youth must be served? Exactly .two dozen rookies, the most in more than 20 years, saw action, yesterday as the 1952 major league baseball season got under way. But it was the grizzled veterans who stole the show. Here is an account-of the first, rouncl -of the battlt between the vets and the rookies. Boston--A chilled gathering of 4,694jvatched 34-year-old Preach- f* *}o3 ;till thfl Braves' bats with seven'hits as Brooklyn edged out a 3-2 victory. The Dodger southpaw, didn't'permit a hit after the fifth innin?. limiting Boston rookie infioldcrs Billy Heed and Eddie Mathews to a pair of singles,.both by Heed. Chicago--Early Wynn, Cleveland's 32-year-old righthander, ssddened 25,037 Windy City soec- tators, . outpitching lefty Billy Pierce IQ'give the Indians a 3-2 triumph over the White Sox. "Wynri doled out six hits, holding rookies · Hoc Rodriguez and Bill "WHson to a harmless double. Detroit--St. Louis unveiled five freshmen in its opener against the Tigers but if was the pitching of veteran Ned Carver and the hitting of 34-year-old Marty Marion t h a t - w a s resnonsible in the 3-0 victory* over the Bengals. St. Louis--Red Schoendienst. one of the Cardinals' "old flusH" hammered a first-inning homer to get the Hedbirds' off to a lead they never relinciuished. A night flame crowd of 15,850 saw the Pirates use four freshmen but it was a homer by Ralph Kiner that accounted for the Hues' first run and a single by the much-travelled George Met.kovirt that scored the Bother. Tile Cards won 3-2. Washington -- Walt D m no doubled in two runs and Ted Williams' booming triple accounted for'the other as the Boston Bed Sox shut out -the Senators, 3-0. Mel- Parnell, the sterling soulh- paw, issued only three hits to whin the Nats for the 15lh straight timp. Cincinnati -- Four rookies appeared in the lineUos--two each for Chicago and Cincinnati--but it was..a third-inning nrand slam homer,by 33-year-old Hank Sauer and a run-scoring oinch hit single, by 31-year-old G.pne Hermanski that enabled the Cubs to beat the Reds, 6-5, in 10 innings. Hcr- manski's' game-winning hit came in the 10th and scored Ransom Jackson. Arid 'who do you think checked the Reds in the final inning. None other than 42-year-old Dutch Leonard. Batters Have Big Night In Southern Loop Little Rock Slaps New Orleans, 13-8 With 16-Hit Attack By The Amoriitrl Fresi Biggest question .after the shivering second round of Southern Association openers was: Who suffered most from the cold--the fans or the pitchers? It was definitely a hitter's night as an unseasonably wintry spell kept fans away. Last night's openers" included three of the big cities of the circuit -- Atlanta, Birmingham and Memphis--but the biggest turnout was 8,956 at Memphis. The scores show that most of the moundsmen were as cold the fans. Little Hock blasted New Orleans 13-8, .Nashville slugged Atlanta 12-4, Chattanooga jolted Birmingham 14-5, and Mobile edged Memphis 5-4. Ed Head's front-running Mobile entry hustled the game right from under Memphis' nose. The embarrassed Chicks blew a four-run lead and saw Don Zimmer, Mobile's shortstop swiftly race home with the winning run in the ninth inning after a fly ball. Little Rock's .defending,champions put on a brilliant hitting show for 5,421 home folks in their 1952 debut. The Travs, paced by Hal Simpson, last year's most valuable player, rocked five New Orleans hurlcrs for 16 hits. Simpson clubbed a homer, double and two singles and drove in four runs. Verne Williamson, the Rock's tiny veteran, was the winning oitcher. but needed relief from rookie Dick Hoeksema in the seventh. The success was the second of the year for Little Hock. Nashville was a big factor in the night's slugging pattern. The Vols slammed the Atlanta Crackers deeper into the loop cellar with a robust. 15-hit assault on five Atlanta pitchers. Leading the batting was rookie outfielder Dusty Rhodes, who rammed a oair of homers and a triple. Only 5,788 fans turned out. I Chattanooga gave Birmingham if'thcNew York'ciantsaid'phll- fans one of Jhe most unpleasant adelphia Athletics. Tigers' Knox Just Misses No-Hitter April Sports Card April 17--Arkansas golf team vs. Rice, at Houston. April 18--Arkansas golf team vs. Texas A. and M., at Col- legu station. Arkansas vs Tulsa, at Tulsa, Okb. Arkansas track team at Kansas Relays, Lawrence, Kan. April 19--Arkansas baseball team vs. Tulsa, at Tulya, Okla. April 21--Arkinsai golf team rs. . Ttxii, htre. April 23--Arkansas · tennis team vs. NE Okla., at Table- quah, Okla. April 24--Arkansas baseball learn vs. Tulia, here. : April 25TMArkansas baseball team | TS. TulsR, here. · ; Arkansas golf team vs. Okla. A. and M., here. Arkansas track team at Drake R e l a y s , Des Moines. Iowa. April 28--Arkansas tennis team VB. Drury, here. Arkansas golf team vs. T.C.U., a t . Fort Worth.: April 2T--Arkansas golf team vs ., ; ' S.M.U., at Dallas. April 30--Arkansas baseball team vs Omaha U., at Omaha, Nebr. openers in Baron history, "the Lookouts mauled starter Jim Wal- 'ace and reliever Jack Hartsell for ·nx runs in the third inning and ^njoyed other scoring clusters' in the sixth, seventh and ninth. Attendance was 4,175. *un-Till Vtnttitm 4tumiRum and Duck'nf Awninvi Aluminum Windows and Dtxtr Scrttni Orrameittal ITM "*c*ratloni Vwcho, Fenct*, SUinvtyi GABE COOPER Uli 441 ·. L*c»t Blind Shot Put Star Bids For Olympic Berth Lawrence, Kan.-W)-Blinl Bill Banjert. 'former University oJ Missouri and Purdue football star, will use the Kansas Relays here Saturday as warmun rorund in his hid for a berth on the United Stales Olympic team. · Bangerl, who lost his eyesight in recent ,ve-"rs because of a rare allergy, will narticioate in the :hotniu Saturdrv. While it's officially an exhibition here. Ban- serf is dead serious about, winning a spot on the U. S. Olympic team. "I have plenty nf time to threw the sliol al home.". Bill said, "hut thai isn't the same as working under fire.. I can get into Ihe competitive soirit in Ihe relays." The 6 feel 5, 265-nound athlete heaved the 16-pound iron 56 feet 5',i inches in an exhibition at the Missouri High School Indoor Track Meet at Columbia, Mo., this spring. That loss compared wilh a put of 51 feet 7?i inches by Darrow Hopper, (he relays defending champion from Texas A. and M.. at the Texas Relays. Leap year days are omitted in the even century years divisible by 400, such as the years 1600, 2000, 2400, etc.' Bwtonville - (Special) - Behind the one-hit pitching of Alfred Knox the Bentonville Tig' pounded out » 7-0 victory Gentry yeslerday afternoon in game played at Gentry. The Pirates' lone'nil off Knox cam* on an infield fly in the fifth Inning when two infielders got their signals crossed. The Tigers runs were distrih uted throughout the game. Ed- w»rd White pounded out a double and a single and Jimmy Dean hit a double »nd a singlt. Dean drove in two runs. Bontonville will play at Siloam Springs Friday. It now has a 2-i record in the Benton County League having lost to Gravette 3-1 in 11 innings Friday. Sniper Who Fired At Game Warden Hunted Lewisville, Ark. -(/Pj- B l o o d hounds followed by a posse searching the Bayou Badcaw woods south of here did not locate an unknown sniper who took potshots at Game Warden James Bray yesterday. State Policeman Milton Mosier said the hounds traced the sniper to a backroad, but lost his' scent in the' gravel. Mosier said he obviously had driven off in an automobile. . Bray reported he stopped his truck yesterday when he heard a dog. He said (hat, immediately, two shots crashed through the windshield of his truck--barely missing his head. . Kayo Expected In Robinson, ', GrazianoBout Chicago-f/1'i-More than 1!,W)0 tans, \v3id-py2tt with antitipation of a bloody brawl, w' 1 pack Chicago Stadium tonight to watch reckless RccUy C.-rvi,-,:-'. I:;; '· blast Hie middleweight crown off Sugar Kay HO..I.IKI... Most observers tliinh Ihe cla-sli won't go more tnari ei^ht rounui, of the scheduled 15. Koiiinstn i:; a 3-f favorite and udds urc even ihat he will score a knockout inside eight heals. j "I hope I can get it over quick- | ly, out if 1 h a \ e ;o so 15 I'm ready," said Robinson. ···jrii£iiuu is a guy who can take you out with one punch. 1 think he's more dangerous Man Handy Turpin." Robinson wears 11 inches of hemstitching around his eye from gashes opened by Turpin when he lost the middleweight t i t l e to the Briion and won it back in a rematch last fall. Rocky undoubtedly will ba sniping at that old wound v.'llh the strategy -that if he can't belt the champion clown for tho count he might bloody him up enough lo score a TKO. Wakefield Struggles To Make Good On Last Shot At Majors New Yiirk-liT'i-The Dick Wakefield whn used to ho.-ist "I'm the best hitter in baseball" has chang- his tnnp. Two ynirs ot "going through the mill" brmiRhi the $51.000 bonus bnliy to the New York Giants with League. Last year wit ilmoit total blank for Wikefleld. This spring [flortbtnrst ArkattnaB How They Stand AMERICAN LEAGUE W L Pet, Cleveland 1 0 1.000 Boston 1 0 1.000 St. Louis 1 0 1.000 Philadelphia 0 0 .000 New' York ' _ _ -- 0 0 .000 Washington 0 1 .000 Detroit 0 1 .000 Chicago 0 1 .000 Tutcdar's -Rtsulti Boston 3, Washington 0. Cleveland 3, Chicago 2. St. Louis 3, Detroit 0. New York at Philadelphia, postponed, rain; NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. Brooklyn 1 0 1.000 Chicago 1 0 1.000 St Louis 1 0 1.000 Philadelphia 0 0 .000 New York 0 0 .000 Pittsburgh 0 1 .000 Boston 0 1 .000 Cincinnati 0 1 .000 Tuesday's Rasults ' Brooklyn' "3, "Boston 2. Chicago 6, Cincinnati 5, 10 innings.'' St.' Louis 3, Pittsburgh 2, night. Philadelphia at New York, post- aoned, rain. SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W L Pet. Mobile 3 0 1.000 Little Rock 2 0 1.000 New 'Orleans 2 2 .500 Memphis 2 2 .500 Chattanooga 2 2 .500 Nashville 1 1 .500 Birmingham 1 3 .250 \tlanta ..'_ 0 3 .000 Tu*idar'i Rtfults Chattanooga 14, Birmingham-5. Nashville 12, Atlanta 4. Mobile 5, Memphis 4. Little Rock 13, New Orleans 8. Fights Lost Nioht (By The A«itwl»trrl Press) Sacramento, Ctllf.--Art Aragon, 143, Los Angeles, stopped Freddie Babe Herman, 139, Los Angeles, 10. Toronto -- Harold "Baby-Face" Jones, 141, Detroit, outpointed Alan McFater, 142, Toronto, 10. Portland, Me. -- Jimmy Richmond, 134, Portland, Me., stopped Curly Monroe, 133, Worcester, Mass., 4. Newark, N. J.--Bill Gilliam. 209,' Newark, outpointed Polly Smith, 184, Bermuda, 8. White Plains, N. Y.--Miguel Berrios, 125, Puerto Rico, out- pointed Alex F i m b r e s , 121, 'hoenix, Ariz. stick with the club. 1 hope 1 help." Does Wakefleld mill think can h i t ? "I cn.n slill hit rlghthandtd pitchim," lip raid. "Let's put it that way.'I haven't ployed against loft- handnrs in five years. Every t i m e a l e f t h a n d e r pitches, I go to the bench. "I'm p.bwit seven pounds over- we'^ht. It will lake me time to net buck my I'ming. A f t e r you've Horn? through the mill, you don't ray ynu're go'nn to hit .35(1 or .300 or 200. Just lot thp hitting come Kisiory Well ten-rail The hlslnr.v nf WkefleM is well known. The l.itc- Brings paid him SSI.000--bas"baH'ji first hit; bonus--and n nev Petard far lo piftn in 19-M. Ho hit .355 in 1944 win by a nnd lost it. He wandered from dnor to door in the maiors a f t e r Detroit so'rl Mm foil-wins n .200 I'll prove it. I can knock out any season in '40. IJalked at the Yanks ^uy I can hit, and 1 think I can i lrr.riin; him to Chicago he f i n a l l y j hit Robinson." wound up in the Pacific Coast George Gainford, Robinson's manager, said: "I think Hay will win, but it won't be easy. Ho.j.iison will have to use caution every minute and not take any chances." ho tried to hook on i«ln. Cleveland gave him trinl on the Invl- tntion of Hank Greenberg. , "They had 11 outfielders," he said. "They didn't need anybody. They did me a favor by letting me get in shape tor three wetk.i. 1 called Paul Rlchnrrtj of the White Sox and he was interested hut I my gn,ls too high, i ['"no-General Manager Frink it's good enough to ! I ' ane sald n °- a now outinok on life. "Tl'^y to'ik mo out nf Ihe basemen!." he said in r.r.itilutlo at the Gitinl;;' anrt'iunrement they had signer! him to n player contract. "I don't set r I just hope can I f'»v« Aw«y Olkve I _ "I furled to clean oul my stuff. he ] Even gave my {love* «w«y to the neighbor's kid. Then I rend in the paper about Monte Irvln felting hurt. My landlord said, 'Give Durocher « call. What r»n you lose?' So I did. He winted to know if I was in ship? and I told him 1 wnc a l i l t l e behind. A couple of dny« later I get a csll telling me to join the Glanti in Houston. "They treated me like 1 wi$ Joe "1 am confident knockout," said Rocky. "J 1 always thought I could' beat him and now SPORTS '**//, ',,'',,,,,%/') lOttHWtST ARKANSAS TIMtS,, Arkai Wednndny, April 16, 1952 Oklahoma Aggies Defeat Razorback Tennis Team, 6-0 j Arknnsa^ tennis te»m found -- .-. . ... , , ' iv^,t.-« IM LMU tjviuiiiwt;ni---\ DiMagglo. All I wanted was ,, ,(« bid when Iho facultv chsnct. The pitchers were n|c? to| ,« 0 , tbe mn , mmv ', me and threw a few down th* al'^y. And I hit a couple." Wake f lclri probably signed 9 contract close lo the $5,000 major league m i n i m u m . But it's all up to him. If he can generate any of the power he showed in his .355 season at Detroit, he can name his owl) ticket. A hojt of liny electric twitches, commonly known as relays, function In transmitting; a call through dial telephone .ral office. U. Of Houston Wants To Join SW Conference Houston, Texa« - Ifl'i - Hii!.tlini!.' ambitious University of HouUon is j going after n spot In the South- j Oklahoma A. nnd IVT. at fooci on U-MI Conference. I lh« Porker court! as on the hnme Seeking to rival nice Institute, i c ' J - rt » p l Stillwalcr, OkU.-.The already a member ot the confer- Cnwpokes drubbed.the Razorbacls «nee, for the «port« afkctlnnn of " °' i" e n , f!-f), here .ywtetday. Houston, Ihe Mhool wilh .13.0(1'! i '·-'r | ler In the year the Agglej Ktudcnts--one of tile biv.'.M coi- \ r'i'iiT^d over Arkansas, fi-0, at cges in the Southwest--will make j '("'waler. « i m m i t - j The results: n-is i n i C.I. Hixson, Oklahoma A. and Dallss May 9-10. |M., H?fcaf-d Charlie Crl?gcr, 8-1, Houston Is the secniid si-hunl t n ' B - l ! BiM Dnnner, A . a n d M., dt- make np)ilici)tion in h-s: tth'in , fcnled .Ilpi Portor. G-0, fi-2; Dlek three weeks. Texan Tpr.h, Icing (i | OcwjHvllle. A. nnd M., de'fMtcdi bidder, entered a formal appllcii- Hu-h Dorscy, 7-5, 7-5; and Jerry tlon March 29. . Pnltr-rson, A. nntl M.. dtfeitrd . Houston will Iw iieeking .en- Buddy Snider, B-1, 3-6, (!-3. trance In its fourth conference! llixson ahfl Danner defeated since football became a vanity Porter and norscy, 6-0, 6-1; D«- sport in 1948, The Cougars clert- ed in the Lone 55tnr Conference, then entered the Gulf Coact (.-inference and last ycnr wns in the Mlwoiirl Valley Conference. waltvlllc nnd. Patterson defeated Snider and Crlggcr, 6-3, 8-0. An nulMnndinx Havor--Junte't ' Riimun Meal Bread. 11-li-tf Bowling D*wM«wn Dickmn ClMlic The three leading teams. Wheelers Drive-In. H o u-Nob Liquors and Spyres' Esso Station walloped G. W. Shirley and Son, 0- K. Taxi and D-,-- Luxe Cafe .1-1 each. Wheelers Drive-In look trim hnn- ors with 904-2,587. Paul Spurlork of the league leaders blasted ir.i-r.19. Th = league pattern la set for ihe siat'in ivitri onlj p one possible change 1C. \V. Shirley nnd O. K. Taxi cnn swap places). Next week's howling will end Ihc Epanon. · - itague Siftnings Wheeler's Drive-In .73 Hob-Nob Liquoru i). Spyrcfi* Esso S r.llon _ . - UO G. W. Shirley and Son 33 O. K. Taxi 52 DeLuxe Cafo ._. . ,,- 41 Yes, ift true... in Ark an M* Weitern Gas W i i h on!;,' Iwo weeks rerun ' ic season runner-up IV T. U. inoh Ihe leading Frnnt Burners 2-1 and ih- Blue Flames shnvetl the High Broilers deeper in 'hp cellar with a L-l de- fear. The. B. T. U.B took team Pcrit^ ivllh 2.250 p i n s . and the Front fiurn- cra rolled high uln-fle or 73,'!. P^rry Couch of (ho B. T. U.'« h'aa'e:! n fidi icrics « v hile Stockhurger of the Front Surncrj toppled 197 · pins in (am 1 ;. Ltifiu* Standing! Front Burners _______ _ B. T. U.'s . . . B'ue FlnmM Hljh Broilera . , . Monday Ladiet League .Two par's of the nni: r.! srhedu'-r were rolled off last nigh*.-Activity in Ihe first pp.rt found Si'.vermm'x imk- Ing the only c'ean nu-aep, ricfcatim Denton'a Snnclt Bnr. All other nn'.chcs resulted In 2-1 counts with Glenn's Dairy nver Ward's Ice Cream. C?,mp- he)l-tl"ll over Wall S'rect Es-^n s»a- licn. 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They know they let wmethlnt Eitra at the Sltn of "Happy Motoring"! fir, .10 Trl-SlnJe Snica Co. Silvernnn's V/ard'^ Ice Cream '' Wall St"ot E-PO S'.alion r. n Ozirk C'eaners .Sij Glrnn's riHir.v 41 HolTOin Bread « CBmohclt-Bi'll . an. K. nml M'lartj- Benlon's Snack riar one smooth sip of silken W ILK EN.,. Sip lt...mmml Taite'll ho Delighted with the smooth, country-style flavor of superbly Wended silken Wllktn. And you'll taa amazed at Its low, tow price. Try I bottle today. silken WIIKKN and you'll be amazed at tin tos, tad price ONLY 2 78 PINT ·M nitf* in MM mnHL ifwin Impeachment proceedings, ac- cordinq to the rnnstilution, cnn he brnupht against Ihe President, Vir« Trosidcnt and all civil officers of the United States for "treason, bribery, or other hiith crimes and misdemeanors." Lichens is found nil over the world, with only a few species thriving in polar rrslons. Rut the samp speries nre found in both Arctic and Antarctic rc7inns. Please drive carefully . . . the life you save may be your own! 'Only · e*r which tiff M A i n f thtt'i poorly «4- ju}ted, bidly wont, »r IMI iinufluil compmiltm diyj ·ctrriiiici, m»y b« untbhi In ti%e fiill^ the mtny »xfft qiuliti*i of ihii |rMt ^ £sso ··"·*.! ESSO STANDARD OIL COMPANY .. MISS SOUTH CAROUNA- Sarih Hall, Anderton, S, C., high school tenlor, will reign as "Mi fs South Carolina of 1052," al iho onniul Azalcn F o s 11 v B 1 ;·» Charleston, April 2l)-May :t. She will «erve nj nflflcial hosier of the "ndillonil inrlngtlms'cole- bmlion. HATFIELD'S ESSO SERVICE CENTER Corner College and Meadow Phone 1086 BEFORE YOU BUY ANY POWIH LAWN MOWEK SIE DISPLAY AT SUTTLE ESSO STATION Corner School and Moynrain Phone 12 WAIL STREET ESSO STATION Center OoY.rnmtni and Will Phetw Ittl SEC ELZA FtNCHEH AND L. L, WIKKLE FO£ COMPLETE IEHVICE riFTEEN HOUBt A DAT SEE US BEFORE YOU BUY TIKES AT 313 WEST DICKSON SPYRES ESSO SERVICE Phone 701

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