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Lions And Eagles Ready For Game At Little Rock Bj CAM, BELL » Little Rock - (fi - The golden slipper will be on the other foot when the Detroit Lions and the Philadelphia Eagles square off in a professional football exhibition game in War Memorial Stadium here tonight. Two years ago, the Eagles strutted into Little Rock as two-time world champions, well slocked viith seasoned talent, and romped to a 49-24 victory over a young, rebuilding band of Lions. Since then most of the mightj "old Eagles" have aged them selvet out of the game, their posi- Indians Beat Yanks, 6-4, To Gain Lead In tioiu filled by rookies. And Detroit's youths of 1950 have become the stars of the Nationa League -- such adept operators as Doalc Walker, Bobby Laynr and Leon Hart. Detroit was knocked out of the NFL title in the final four minutes of the 1951 season and is one of the teams to be reckoned with most seriously this year. II they're superstitious, the Lions should be happy to be playing here. Twice in the past three years, one of the teams in the Little Rock exhibition has gone on to win the world pro title -- Philadelphia in 1949 and Los Angeles last year. Detpite predicted 80 - degree - plui heat, tonight's encounter-the earliest football game ever played in Arkansas-- should be a wide open spectacle. In the Lions' Layne and the Eagles' Adrian Burk, B6bby Thomason and Fred- Enke, the game will have a good supply of passing artists. Walker and Hart of Detroit and Eagles Pete Pihos and Bob Walston, the rookie of the year in '51, are among the best receivers in the business. By RALPH KODEV , , Associated preM Sports Writer The 4 Cleveland Indians are in first place, firmly convinced they will win the 1952 American League pennant. One reason for their bright outlook on life stems from the fact they have conquered- one of their chief stumbling blocks of the past --beating the New York Yankees in the Yankee Stadium. I Cleveland turned back t h e ] Yanks 6-4, in the first game of a ] vital two-fame series and took , over first place from the defending champions by one percentase point. This is the first time that Cleveland has ruled the roost since June 7 and also the first time since June 114th that the Yanks are the pursuers instead of the [SPORTS MORTHWEST ARKANSAS TIMES, Fayerlevill., Arkanioi, Saturday, August 23, 1952 'hlsox Trip Boiox The Chicago White Sox, Jresh from three straight triumphs over the Yanks, extended their winning streak to four games by beating | the third place Boston Red Sox, 4-1. In other American League ;ames, the Philadelphia Athletics captured a twi-night double-header from St. Louis, 5-2 and 9-0, and he Detroit Tigers defeated Wash- nglon, 2-0. Cards Beat Giants In the National League, the red i TRIBUTE TO STANKY Cardinals Best Team In Majors At Winning One Run Decisions the great Steve Van Buren out of the Little Rock game, but the Eagles have plenty of other adept ball carriers -- Arkansan Clyde Scott, Ebert Van Buren. Jim Farmer, Al Pollard, Frank Zlegler, ct al. the ability to stand firm in the elutch and squeak out victories in hot St. Louis Cardinals defeated! lne games where a single run is the New York Giants, 3-1, i 0 | decisive. It is doubtful that any stretch their winning streak to : team ever reached the World Sc- seven games. The victory also' riM without having won » husky moved the Cards to within three I majority of its one-runners. ball aground Pat Harder, Jim be Hardy, H a n k ] percentage points of the second place Giants. Brooklyn's pacesetting Dodgers split a twi-night double - header with Pittsburgh, winning the first game, 9-2, but losing the second. 3-2. while Cin- By fiAVLE TALBOT | Urtainment. the totals shove New York-WI-One h a l l m a r k o f , showing American 146 one-run- permanent winning ball club is ncrs. National 139. Observe also that the top four clubs in the National League arc those which have at least broken even when the chips were down. Detroit and'Pittsburgh may be cited as horrible examples of what happens to those ill-starred out- Tits which ran't .seem t n buy a West With Lead In Southern Little Rock Drops Two To New Orleans As Memphis Wins By The Auoelated freaa The Chattanooga Lookouts head west today faced with a problem of keeping their lead In the Southern Association. Chattanooga -first ranked team in the Southern's pennant race -- is idle tonight before opening series in Memphis tomorrow. Little Rock Tuesday and Nashville Friday. During this f i n a l road trip of the season Chattanooga must settle its problem of playing bcttei baseball on the road. The Lookouts' road record is 29 victories and 36 defeats. Right now Chattanooga's grip looks great--especially after last night. Chattanooga walloped Birmingham. 13-2, while second place A t l a n t a faded another shade, losing again to Nashville. 9-4. Chattanooga is three games In front of Atlanta. Just a whisker back of A t l a n t a is New Orleans, coining up fast. Last night the Pels won twlrc from Little Rock, 3-2 and 4-2. and trail the Lookouts by four games. Memphis won from Mobile, 7-1, in the night's f i n a l game. Five tiouble-plays by Chattanooga helped give Ai Sima hl» 21st victory. Seven runs in Ihe third Stanky And Cardinals Eye Pennant As Giants Tumble just about settled the question for Chattanoosa. New Orleans crawled to vithin a game of A t l a n t a in second place when Frank Halloran and Lee A n t h o n y won their games against Little Rock. BT AL DOPKING ·- St. LuuuH/JVLook out National I League, here comes Eddie S t a n k y . ' baseball's "Mr. Competitor," and · his St. Louli Cardinals! The l i t t l e guy is all iteimed up and so are his Redblrds. They have pennant dust In their eyes as they take Jack-the-Olant-Klller role for the weekend. "'We've got to beat them all now --cvcrybouj in sight--if we're going to go all Ihe way." They marked up their seventh straight victory of their home stand Friday night. The second place New York Giants were the victims, 3 to 1. Stu Miller, heady 24-year-old rookie up from American Association, pitched the Glints' b a t t i n g average down the d r a i n Friday night. H« lit Leo Durorher's dandles down w i t h three hits w h i l e Lto was sitting It out somewhere In the stands, still under suspension for mlconduct. The victory left the Cards only three- percentage points out of see', nnd place and 7'.i cames behind the Irom-runnlnc Brooklyn Dod- aers. "If we can win 15 in a row, we TMn go all the way." Stanky announced, meaning the pennant, of course. And 15 In a row doesn't seem Impossible for a man who laM season helped spark the New York Giants to 18. straight for the close- in on the Brooklyn Dodgers. " Fred Saigh, owner of the Cird- Wasn't Foul, After All ihals. Is «o Impressed with his freshman manager that he tore up the old two-year contract Friday and signed a new one assuring Eddie managerial work through Whether Salgh upped the re- Memphis needed the victory l^melTM " ownV?rcfVre'd badly over Mobile because w i l h j not to tafk about h m h e ' d c TV: t he Chicks moved to w i t h i n a "Eddie Is entirely satisfied "t h half game of the first division, the contract" Dixie Upright and Floyd Fogg Since t h e ' last riav of Inn. homered for Memphis. stanky's club h"s won ,14 a n d " st' R.-lMf-o P l d t c lnurli,,,r l.-ll.,. I p l _.. . , " I l y JIIM Witii that in mind we have oh- j m.s wmn tained figures from the Associated ! one-run t r i u m p h . Press' statistical bureau on t h e i . one-run situation up to this point in both big leagues, and the only The Cardinal.-' great record the Southern was struck in the face by a hall I h r n w n by A t l a n t a R e l i e f e r Gerr.v Lane. He suffered a fracture and will miss at least week a l t h o u g h his condition Is Lauricella. Ollie Cline, and Lin- dcll Pearson. . Each team is due to have a former Arkansas Razorback in its starting lineup--Scott for the Eaf -1 cinnati edged Philadelphia, 3-2, and Boston downed- Chicago, 4-3. Enter Sees Flag Luke Easter, whose hitting the past few weeks has been Instru- conclusion to be drawn from them j TM^^?Sf^^ ! " Ot ^TM' ^ TM" t h a t the St. Louis Cardinals and i was ,, p ',,, rcccnt , v es all for the Lions. How They Stand (By The Awociated Prete) NATIONAL LEAGUE' - W L " Brooklyn 76 33 ' New York 69 47 St Louis -71 49 Philadelphia 63 54 Chicago 59 82 Boston -- .50 67 Cincinnati ,,· 51 69 Pittsburgh 36 88 . Friday'! Hisulti Brooklyn 9-2, Pittsburgh twi-nijht. Boston 4, Chicago 3. St. Louis 3, New York 1. night ' Cincinnati 3, Philadelphia " night. Pet. .661 .595 .592 .538 .488 .427 .425 .290 game with the Yanks that the Indians would end New reign as champions. ,,"We're going to v/ln this pennant," the big first baseman said. "Furthermore, we're going to win Cleveland Indians probably will meet In the big October play-off. The Cards, scrapping to the last breath for their new pilot, Eddie Rtanky, hold a sizeable ed?e over Brooklyn, their closest rival in the National League, in n u l l i n g York'sj nut tne tiRht ones ' a n d tllc Indian." have proved themselves a hit slauncher in t^at respect than the runner-up Philadelphia Athletics in the American. it right here--in the Yankee Sta- d l u m - The won and lost count of onr- Easter. Dale Mlt*ell and Bob- I runners in the National League as y Avila were the leading lights this was written went: St Louis the triumph that moved t h e ! 28-15: Brooklyn 22-12; New York AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians to the head of the class. Starts Triple Play Big Luke drove in four runs on hi^ 20th homer and a single. Mitchell cracked out five straight hits and Avila started the first triple play of the American League season. A vile pulled his fielding gem in 2.1 the fifth. He speared- Bauer's low ! liner, stepped on second to dou- w c un Billv Martin and fired to first to nail Reynolds. Cleveland 69 ' New York 70 Boston 63 Chicago 64 Philadelphia 62 , Washington 63 St. Louis 51 Detroit 40 Friday'! Hewitt Cleveland 6, New York 4. Chicago 4, Boston 1. Philadelphia 5-9. St. Louis 2-0, twi-night. Detroit 2, Washington 0, night 54 58 56 58 73 80 .574! .538 .525 .525 .521 .411 .333 SOUTHERN ASSOCIATION W Pet. Chattanooga 74 Atlanta 73 New Orleans 71 Mobile 67 Memphis 68 Nashville 66 Little Rock 62 Birmingham 58 Friday's B.iulli Nashville 9, Atlanta 4. Chattanooga 13. Birmingham 2. Memphis 7, Mobile 1. New Orleans 3-4, Little Rock 2-2. .556 .533 .526 .504 .500 .493 .463! .426 Stu Miller, sensational rookie righthander, turned in his third straight victory for St. Louis. Miler limited the Giants to three hits and struck out nine. Enos Slaughter singled home Solly He- inus with the winning run in the eighth inning. Stan Musial' later scorer 1 an insurance run on s passed ball. 15-11: Philadelphia 18-18: Chicago 16-18; Boston lfl-19; Cincinnati 14-21; and Pittsburgh 10-25. In the American it was: Cleveland 22-14; Philadelphia 22-15; New York 18-13: Washington 2319; St. Louis 21-17: Boston 16-15; Chicago 12-22; and Detroit 12-31. Note, among other things, jthat the American League, that old- time sluggers paradise, now seems to be producing more close thrillers than the National, which once prided itself on that brand of en- very shaky pitching staff. There were long j stretches where the f r e s h m a n ; manager had to use practically | every pitcher on his squad in re- ! lief duty, but it paid off in a lot of those 28 one-run wins. That was, incidentally, exactly the total won by the Cards all last season, j Al Lopez of the Indians also has i not been backward about throwing ' his starting aces in these to hold a lead in the late innings. He even received some criticism for th'us squandering his stars, but the figures vindicate his judgment. If the Boston fied Sox had been able to match the Indians in one- ' wm '-'inal matches today at Long Aussies Going Strong In U. 5. Doubles Meet B r o o k 1 I n e, Mass-W)-F i v e Australian stars, defenders ' Frank including Scdgman run wins, the ^--.erican League race really wojld be something to "awk at todjv. The Cardinals, a', last count, had won six of the nin; extra-inning sanies they had plavcd and owned the distinction of being the only club in their league which had not lost both ends of a ''cubleheader. There is beginnlnc ti be some loose talk about them f i l l i n g In for the Giants as this year's miracle team if there's a vacancy. Seven members of the Cleveland Indians were chosen for the 1952 All-Star game. This Is the greatest number ever chosen from Cleveland in one year. Westland, Mengert In U.S. Amateur Tournament Finals liUe Ken McGregor, are involved in the men's national doubles tennis wood. Scdgman and McGregor have an all-Australian a f f a i r with 17- year-oldsters Lewis Hoad and Ken Roscwell. And Mervyn Rose, one of last year's runncrs-up, It paired with Vic Seixis of Philadelphia, against four-time winner Gardnflr Mulloy of Mhmi and n"iy M. His cluh needs only « in- 15 record the rest or the season to win »0 games. Stanky recalls that was enough for Boston to win the 194B pennant but, of course there are the Dodgers now What really gives Slanky hope s his young pitchers. He his rookie Vinegar Bend Mizell, with seven straight trlumps; Miller, w i t h three and Harvey Haddix, who made his big league debut tht against the Boston Bravei. Robert Moore To Help Coach At Hot Springs Hot Springs, Ark.-M»-The head football coach at Hamburg High School for the past four years Robert Moore, yesterday wa'a ap pointed assistant grid couch a Hot Springj Hitih School. He «uc cecdj Duvall Thornton York Yankee Third Baseman oil McDou R ald and Plteher Tom Gorman (241 keep hoping It will roll foul, but Ump Hank Soar with the linal word as usual, iay« it's fair. Chlcauo White Sox Batter'MlB- ne Minoso staned it all with a hunt down the third bate line in the fourth Innlne of the Yankees-White Sox game at New Yorlt'i Yankee Stad-.tim, August 21. The Chlcagoans won, 6-1, to sweep the three- Kame ;.erics. Maureen Cunnolly of San plego e C rly" HS", d cj.^ BrOU * h ^ K , UM '« Connolly, national and w mbledon ilngles ehamplon, and Miss Brough gained the last round yeslcrtny with a «-2, 3-f »-? w | n Seattle-^-It's an old timer against a youngster today when the final round unfolds in the 1952 United States Men's Amateur Golf Championship. Rivals for the nation's top amateur honor arc two Washington stars, Jack Westland of Everett, Out On A Limb Twenty-seven varsity and 14 freshman awards were given to participants in Spring sports at the University of Wyoming. Tte newest player representa tlve In the American League Is Ted Gray, recently named by the Tij?eri to succeed Fred Hutchin. son who became their manager. HUDSON TUN! UP? COMPUTE OVHHAUL? Sit 10* HALL AT WHimtTS GARAGE MCh ncxrr MIXID ARKANSAS at 47 a most unusual finalist, and i 22-year-old Al Mengert of Spokane. ] Ayala of Chile, and Straight Clark of Pasadena, Calif., 6-4, 6-0, 6-4, and the Australian youngtters outlasted Herb Flam of Beverly Hllli, Calif., and Frank Guernsey of Garden City. N. Y., 7-5, 13-11 3-6 11-9. Doris Hart of Coral Gable*, Fla., and Shirley Fry of Akron, Ohio last year's titllsts, meet England 1 ! Helen Fletcher and Angela Mortimer in the remaining women's semi-final. The defr-nrlers favored to man thi Francis Ouimot in the finals of this same classic, and was beaten by 38-year-old Ouimet, 6 and 5. The heaten player was Westland, '.hen a resident of Chicago, where the 1931 tournament was held at the Beveriy Country Club. Today Westland is t a k i n g time out from his campaign for Congress to campaign for the .golfing crown. Westland, a deliberate, businesslike golfer, reached the f i n a l s w i l h a sparkling 5 and 1 t r i u m p h over Bill Mawhlnney, 23-year-old former Canadian champion from Vancouver. Mcnsert, who has been campaigning for a job since his release from the A'r Force recently, ended the tournament melody of Don Cherry, 28, the ex- Texas caddie and now an established nightcluband record m a k i n g crooner. The score was 3 and 2 in a match that was as dizzy as the weather. ! Both mlchep ended all even ! after a morning round played In | weather that ranged from showers i to a d r i v i n g ririz/.le. ! Westlanrl and McnRert h a v e met before. Westland defea'.ed Ihe then 18-year-old Al for ilm Wasnington state t i t l e in 1948. Mengert turned the tables in the q u a r t e r - f i n a l s I j of the same tournament In 1D40. Westlanri, incidentally, cjii.celed his campaign speeches t o n i g h t and last night. Rut the n i g h t before \ e semi-finals the Insurance execu- i live-turned politician made three i speeches. Did his thoughts h i r k back tn th«t match with Ouimot in 1931? "No, 1 honestly didn't t h i n k about it," Westland said. Dr S. J. Morris is the onlv taarn physician West Virginia Unlver- «··' 'he Bevery 1942 been one of the doubles finalists here. Before bein* sidelined all of lait season with an elbow ihury M£« Brough shared the team titles nine tonsecUtlve times with Mri. Margaret Osbornf DuPont of Wilmington, Del. Dick Kryhoikl, firjt baseman for the St. Louli Browni, 'served , on the aircraft currier Ticonder- during World War II. Cardinals Beat Giants, 3-1, But Cant Pin Loss On Koslo Arkiiuis' Tripshoolen Finish Out Of Running Vandalia, Ohlo-(/P)-Trap«hoot- Ing'i biggest prize -- the Grand American Handicap -- was won by a 44-year-old Nebraakan yei- terday tin Arkansas' shooteri finished out of contention. Orval E. Voorheei, a garage owner from Grand liland, Neb., broke M targeU out of 100 from W yardi to oulshoot a field of 1,754. Shooting from the extreme handicap yardege of 25, Stuttgart's Julius Petty »hot a 78. Best of the Arkansas shooters waj Hudtens Jester of Altheimcr, who broke BS from the 23 yard line. C. II. Hulen of Hushci scored ·r The AawUM The St. Louii Cardinali, rolling with the "Gaahouit" fury ef «U. jtlll must rnpect Cave Koeto *ve« though they eluded him laat night. The Cardir.ili eased by the New York Olar.ti, 1 to 1. in the tint . ' f r o 1 " 2Z Hugh . W. Shiibe of Little Rock hit 10 from I B virds and Mrs. Julius Petty broke 73 from 21 yards. Fights Lost Nioht in St. Louli but they didn't mark It up against Dave. Still Dive, who hid beiim the RcdWrrta 13 tlmVs in i rev, wu in trouble all the way. The ·*·- birds got a one run lead in the second Inning on Peanuts. Lew- rey's double, hit aitute bee* running and one of three Giant errori to acore off Ko«lo in the ·ecaml Inning, Dave held Eddie Stenkjr'i new gaihouse gang to four hlU for levcn Innings but there wu in- other chap on the mound who was dolnc right well himself. He w» Stu Miller, the 24-year-oU reekie juit up from Columbui in the American Aitoclation. Miller held the second-place Glinta Ui hre* hits. The Glanti took Kotlo «ff the hook in the eighth when niddenly with two out Whiter Lockmen sliced a double Inilde the left field line and aeored on Al DarVi single. I cleat GrMka and Xomafti. tt/f f7*Mi tOtiPlTfnoflHffic At AflAMAreUK. S/MCf Mitt* A aoOC CtfAHCt MIL BT The Aiaeelaled Hartford, Conn.--Vic Cardell, 45, Hartford, outpointed Oeorie! hitter in the eighth and .^ Dunn, 135, Edmonton, Alberta, 10.! Kennedy took over. Mr. Kennedy Th. Onm.n. ,,r/,^ i . ' , cw Orleans--Joe Brown. 138. wain't mueh help and the Birdi The Romans used large amounts i New Orlconn. outpointed Jimmy Quickly icored a couple of nin«. Koslo wai removed for I Blnch- Monty i Ti i u " n8 ' , 0Mex j co stopped ' doubleheader from the St. Louis Jimmy Dunn, 126, San Diego, 5. Browns. » to 2, and 9 to 0. The " ! Browns had the misfortune ef run- Walt Dropo of the Detroit Timers ' nlng Into Bobby Shanti In the »ec- IB the tallest tint baseman in the ' on d S»me. Shantr proved a good American League. He is six feet ' oun . man sti " 1 better than * five Inches tall. »no ur.Kn. Jim i , if ?. HEALTH Jim Benton Bowllnt I «ne. Ad«. ood old man out th«r« on th* hillock. He hung up Ml tw«nty- set-ond victory while old Satchel f»U.-. 1-Sted only two innlnfa for the Browns. BASEBALL SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 2:30 Fayetteville Chicks vs. Prairie Grove FAIRGROUND PARK ATTENTION Dairymen and Fanners Let us solve your Feeding Problem by filling your silo, using o new Ensiloge Cutter For Full Information Coll 68-L, Hunrsrille or 1689, Fayetteville

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