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Smoke Rings
A Good Swap
By SAM RAGAN
June trades often mean much in baseball and a little
swapping the other day that sent Joe Med wick, the Car
teret N C slugger and old Curt Davis to the Dodgers m
exchange for Ernie Koy and something like $150,000 in
change is bound to have a bearing on the National league
^ Brooklyn needed the new blood and its injection ha-j
brought out the old Flatbush spirit like nothing else has.
Medwick is a natural with the up and coming Dodgers and
we are willing to bet that his .304 batting average when
he left the Cardinals will climb ere many weeks. _
Paving: Dividends
Larry MacPhail has a habit _ of
picking up castoffs and making
them pay dividends and that s why
we figure Curt Davis will be worth
his salt too. «
St. Louis is out of the running
apparently and that extra cash in
5am Breadon’s jeans is probablj
worth more right now than Med
wick and Davis. The Cards need
good husky young pitchers and
don’t be surprised if some young
sters with flaming flippers don’t
show up in their camp before the
season is over.
All in all, the National league
race will be a hot one. Cincinnati
is good, but don’t overlook Brook
lyn or that menacing scowl of Bill
ferry and the Giants.
Legion Fracas
There’s nothing much more dis
appointing than to see a hero act
go to waste. The local Junior Le
gion nine suffered that bitter ex
perience here Thursday afternoon
and Adrian Rhodes was the goat.
Here’s the way it happened. The
locals were trailing by one run as
they went into their half of the
10th inning. The score had already
been tied in the ninth. A man was
on base and Rhodes stepped up
and lined out a home run—t h e
blow coming with two men out,
the tieing run on base and a two
three count on the batter.
Everybody was jubilant and the
whole Wilmington team went
trooping off the field toward the
shower room. But up stepped a
visiting umpire and called Rhodes
out. He had failed to touch second
base, so the official said.The game
wound on into —the 11th inning and
Selma won 8-6.
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there. S. B. Hoy, who has charge
of managing the team, is protest
ing the game to Legion officials.
Not the umpires decision, of course
but certain irregularities that oc
curred prior to the hardluck home
run ball. According to the local
officials, Selma’s manager failed
to announce pinch-hitters and sub
stitute players when they went in
to the game. The game will prob
ably be played over.
This and That
Bob Ruark, a Wilmington boy
who does sports in Washington,
broke into print with a first-rate
article on Emil (Dutch) Leonard,
the knuckle-bailer with the Nation
als, in this week’s issue of Col
lier’s. .. . There is more interest
in the coming fight between Joe
Louis and Arturo Godoy than we
imagined. . .Aproximately 25 per
sons either called or stopped by
Thursday night to inquire about
the battle, which will come off
next Thursday night, June 20. . . .
Be sure to have your bob on the
right bobber. . . . Oscar Vitt now
realizes what it means to manage
the Indians. 4
Hunt, Davis Win Matches
In Net Qualifying Meet
ANNAPOLIS, Md., June 14.—UP)
The Naval Academy’s Joe Hunt and
Vanderbilt’s Joe Davis bowled over
semi-finals opponents today to
reach the last round of a quali
fying tournament here, prelude to
the national intercollegiate tennis
championships to be played at Hav
erford, Pa., beginning June 24.
Hunt, Davis cup doubles player
last year and a ranking player na
tionally, brushed aside Landon
Buchanan of the University of Vir
ginia, 6-1, 6-0, 6-0. Davis, South
eastern conference titleholder, had
easy sailing trouncing Albert Ritz
enberg of the University of Mary
land, 6-1, 6-1, 6-0.
All four arc eligible for the na
tional intercollegiate singles as a
result of their play here, along
With a pair of doubles teams.
SQUARE SERIES
NORFOLK, Va., June 14.—UP)—
The Tars squared the series with
Durham today 5-1/ behind Stew
art’s five-hit pitching. The Tars
attacked Bobeck for ten safeties,
Including homers by Cooper, Allen
and Soufas.
CLEVELAND BEATS
ATHLETICS, 8 TO 0
Johnny Allen Almost Has No
Hitter But Allows Two Hits
In Shutout Victory
CLEVELAND, June 14.— UP'> —
Only five outs separated Johnny
Allen from a no-hit pitching tri
umph today. Sam Chapman spoiled
that drtam with a single over
shortstop Lou Boudreau's head, but
Allen turned in a two-hit, 8 to 0
shutout for Cleveland in fhe opener
of the four-game series with Phila
delphia.
Allen, who has never returned
to consistent winning form after
an arm operation a year and a
half ago. was the master today for
his third 1940 victory against the
same number of setbacks. He
opened by walking Benny McCoy
and then retired 22 batters in order.
Boudreau jumped high in an ef
fort to prevent Chapman's eighth
inning '.single, but couldn’t reach
the ball. A moment later, Pinch
Hitter Joe Gantenbein made the
Athletics’ second and last single.
. Chubby Dean was clubbed for
three hits and two runs in the
first inning, Beau Bell's single
driving them in, and the Indians
finished Dean with a four-run out
break in 4he third.
PHILADELPHIA AB R H O A
McCoy, 2b _ 3 0 0 3 5
Moses, rf_ 3 0 0 1 0
Johnson. If _ 4 0 0 1 0
Hayes, c_ 4 0 0 3 0
Siebert, lb _ 3 0 0 12 0
S. Chapman, cf _3 0 110
Brancato, 3b _ 2 0 0 2 4
W. Miles, x _ 1 0 0 0 0
Rubeling, 3b_ 0 0 0 0 0
Lillard, ss_ 2 0 0 1 3
Gantenbein, ss_10 10 1
Dean, p _ 1 0 0 0 1
Besse, p_ 1 0 0 0 0
Simmons, xx _ 0 0 0 0 0
Heusser, p _ 0 0 0 0 1
Totals_ 28 0 2 24 15
x—Batted for Brancato in 8th.
xx—Batted for Besse in 8th.
CLEVELAND AB R H O A
Boudreau, ss _ 5 2 2 2 4
Weatherly, cf_ 5 2 2 2 0
Pytlak, c_ 4 0 0 4 0
Bell, lb _5 13 7 0
Keltner, 3b _ 4 2 2 1 0
B. Chapman, rf_3 12 3 0
Mack, 2b _3 0 12 3
Campbell, If _3 0 10 0
Allen, p..4 0 10 0
Totals_ 36 8 14 27 7
Philadelphia_ 000 000 000—0
Cleveland _ 204 010 lOx—8
Error: Lillard. Runs batted in: Bell
3, Keltner, B. Chapman 2, Allen. Two
base hits: Boudreau, Bell, Keltner.
Three base hits: Keltner, B. Chapman.
Stolen base: McCoy. Sacrifice: Fytlak.
Double plays: Brancato, McCoy and
Siebert; Lillard, McCoy and Siebert;
Mack, Boudreau and Bell. Left on
bases: Philadelphia 4; Cleveland 8.
Bases on balls: off Dean 2, off Besse 1;
off Allen 3. Struck out: by Dean 2:
by Allen 3. Hits: off Dean 7 in 2 2-3
innings; off Besse 7 in 4 1-3; off Heus
ser 0 in 1. Losing pitcher: Dean. Em
pires: Basil, Grieve and Geisel. Time:
1:56. Attendance: (estimated) 8,000.
Koy Leads Cards To 6-2
Triumph Over Phillies
PHILADELPHIA, June 14—1#)—
The St. Louis Cardinals came
through today for Billy Southworth
their new manager with a 6-2 ver
dict over the Philadelphia Phillies
before 3,000 spectators at- Shibe
park.
In his first appearance as the
Cards’ leader, Ray Blades’ suc
cessor saw another newcomer to
St. Louis start out fast. Ernie Koy,
obtained in the Brooklyn deal in
volving Ducky Medwick, led a nine
hit attack on Hugh Mulcahy and
Clyde Smoll with two safeties, one
a triple. 4
ST. LOUIS AB R H O A
S. Martin, 3h _ 4 2 2 0 0
Slaughter, rf _5 12 3 0
Koy, if - 5 12 4 0
Mize, lb -4 0 17 0
Padgett, e -5 113 2
T. Moore, cf _ 2 0 0 3 0
Orengo, 2b - 3 0 0 4.2
Marion, ss_4 1 1 3 4
Bowman, p _ 4 0 0 0 2
Totals -l— 36 6 9 27 10
PHILADELPHIA AB K H O A
Mahan, lb _5 0 1 7 I
Schulte, 2b _5 0 112
Marty, cf-4 1110
Klein, rf- 4 0 0 3 0
Arnovich, If _ 4 0 2 1 0
Mueller, 3b_3 0 13 0
Bragan, ss _4 13 3 3
Warren, c_2 0 16]
Mulcahy, p _ 2 0 0 2 1
Martin, x _ 1 0 0 0 0
Smoll, p _ 0 0 0 0 0
Berger, xx_1 0 10 0 0
Totals_ 35 2 10 27 8
x—Batted for Mulcahy in 7th.
xx—Batted for Smoll in 8tli.
St. Louis _ 000 120 003—6
Philadelphia _ 000 001 0001—2
Errors: Bowman, Bragan. Runs bat
ted in: Klein, Marion, Koy, S. Martin.
Mize 2, Mahan. Two base hit: Padgett.
Slaughter. Three base hit: Koy. Double
plays: Orengo, Marion and Mize; Pad
gett and Orengo. Left on bases: St.
Louis 8; Philadelphia 9. Base on balls:
off Mulcahy 5, off Bowman 3. Struck
out: by Bowman 2, by Mulcahy 3, by
Smoll 2. Hits: off Mulcahy 5 In 7 in
nings; off Smoll 4 in 2 innings. Wold
pitches: Smoll. Losing pitcher: Mul
eahy. Umpires:- Stewart, Barr and
Magerkurth. Time of game: 2:15. At
tendance; 3,000.
I
DODGERS WIN OVER REDS, 2 TO ft
HAMLIN PITCHES '
TWO ' CONTEST
Joe Medwick Makes First Ap
pearance In Lineup Amid
Cheers Of 27,998 Fans
BY JUDSON BAILEY
BROOKLYN, June 14—Ufl—In
spired by the vision of a National
league pennant, the Brooklyn
Dodgers performed like men o f
destiny today as they conquered
Cincinnati’s champion Reds 2 to 0
;n the two-hit hurling of Luke (Hot
Potato) Hamlin.
The debut of slugging Joe Med
wick as a Dodger and the natural
Lustre of a clash between the lead
ing rivals for the flag brought out
a noisy, typically Brooklyn crowd
of 27,998 f^ns, 10,241 of whom were
ladies day guests.
Medwick was not exactly ma
jestic at the plate, but he covered
an amazing amount of territory
in making six putouts in left field
and batted in one of the Dodgers’
two runs. This was more than
satisfactory for the spectators, who
cheered his every move.
The triumph gave the Dodgers
a full game lead over Cincinnati,
witn rnree games m me series sun
to be played tomorrow and Sun
day. There were about 5,000 va
cant seats in Ebbets Field today,
but officials of the Brooklyn club
said there would be none for the
remaining games.
From the time elaborate Flag
Day ceremonies had been com
pleted by the American Legion, the
Dodgers never gave the Reds a
chance. They scored on Gene
(Junior) Thompson in the first in
ning and again in the third.
Hamlin, on the other hand, al
lowed only a single in the third
and another in the seventh, each
with two out, never gave a walk
and never let a Red get to second.
A spectacular show of pitching,
supported by perfect help in t h e
field, gave Hamlin his fifth vic
tory against three defeats.
The Dodgers were limited to five
singles by Thompson, and one of
their runs was unearned, but
Brooklyn was able to coast home.
In the first inning Dixie Walker
led off with a walk and after he
had been erased stealing, Cookie
Lavagetto slashed a double into
right - center and Joe Vosmik
brought him around with a ter
rific single to right.
In the third frame after Walker
singled and two were out, Thomp
son struck out Vosmik. but catch
er Ernie Lombardi let the pitch
get away and Vosmik reached first
and Walker second. This set the
stage for Medwick’s only hit, a
hard single to left that scored
Walker.
Three of the four-other hits the
Dodgers made were doubles, but
each blow was isolated in a dif
ferent inning and caused no fur
ther trouble.
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against eight victories. 3
CINCINNATI AB R H O A
Werber, 3b - 4 0 0 0 0
Frey, 2b - 4 0 0 4 3
Goodman, rf _ 3 0 0 1 0
F. McCormick, lb _3 0 1 10 0
Lombardi, c_ 3 0 0 2 2
Craft, cf - 3 0 0 1 (i
Rizzo, if - 3 0 0 3 (l
Joost, ss- 3 0 0 3 4
Thompson, p _2 0 10 2
Hershberger, x _ 1 0 0 0 0
TotalR - 29 0 2 14 11
x—Batted for Thompson in 9th.
BROOKLYN AB R H O A
Walker, cf_3 110 0
Lavgetto, 3b _4 12 2 1
Vosmik. rf _3 0 11 tl
Medwick, If_4 0 1 6 (1
Phelps, c - 4 0 0 4 0
Camilli, lb - 3 0 2 5 0
Coscarart, 2b _ 3 0 0 3 1
Durocher. ss _ 3 0 0 0 2
Hamlin, p -3 0 1 0 C
Totals _ 30 2 8 27 4
Cincinnati - 000 000 000—0
Brooklyn - 101 000 OOx—2
Errors: Lombardi. Runs batted in
Vosmik, Medwick. Two base hits: Lava
getto, Hamlin, Cnmilli Sacrifices: Vos
mik. Double ploys: Frey, Joost and
F. McCormick. Left on bases: Cincin
nati 2; Brooklyn 6. Base on balls: oft
Thompson 1. Struckout: by Hamlin 3
by Thompson 4. Passed ball: Lorn
L.rdi. Empires: Pinelli. Reardon and
Goetsz. Tome: 1:31: Attendance—pair
17,757, ladles, 10,241.
Sues Acquire Al Lopez
In Trade With Boston
PITTSBURGH, June 14.—UP)—
The Pittsburgh Pirates tonight an
nounced they have acquired Al Lo
pez, star catcher of the Boston
Bees, in exchange for Catcher Ray
Berres and an unannounced amount
of cash which was described as
“substantial.”
The trade was completed in New
York today at a conference between
Bob Quinn of the Bees and Wil
liam Benswanger, president of the
Pittsburgh club.
“We’ve wanted Lopez for years,”
a spokesman for the club said in
disclosing the deal.
Berres will report at midnight
and Lopez will join the Pirates to
morrow.
Roaring Gap Man Wins
Senior Golf Tourney
RYE, N. Y., June 14—W)—
Charles Jennings, 62, of Roaring
Gap, N. C., won the National Sen
ior golf championship today on the
Apawamis club links for the thirc
time and second in successior
when he posted a score of 75 and
finished with a 36-hole total of 14£
The retired automobile distribu
tor, who captured the title for the
first time in 1934, recorded a bad
39 on the way out but came ir
strongly with a 36. 4
★ ★★ ★★★ ★★★ ★★★ * * *
High Point Club Edges Out Pirates, 5 To 4
BUCS LATE RALLY ’
SHORT OF VICTORY
Haney Limits Locals To Eight
Hits And Fans 11; Lamb,
Shoaf Hurl For Pirates
The Wilmington Pirates bowed
5-4 to the High Point nine last
night at Legion field in one of
the closest ball games seen here
this year.
High Point scored one run in
each of the first three frames,
again in the sixth and another in
the eighth.
The Pirates lagged behind all the
way, but after scoring two in the
eighth and two in the ninth with
only one away threatened to knot
the count but muffed, when Trog
den hit into a double play, short
to first.
Roy Lamb started for the Pi
rates and looked unusually good
for a youngster on the mound,
fanning six men in the five inn
ings he hurled. But in the first
of the sixth the High Point boys
looked too good for him and Shoaf
was called to relieve him.
Shoaf hurled a nice relief game,
giving up but three hits and strik
ing out three.'
sensation or me game was me
hurling of Haney, who displayed
a fast-breaking curve ball that had
the Pirates somewhat at a disad
vantage. Haney struck out no less
than 11 men, gave up eight hits,
five of which were in the last two
frames, and walked but two.
Sharing the honors of the game
afield were Trogden, right gardener
for the pirates, who made two sen
sational catches, one being Haney’s
fly in the sixth with two on, pre
venting a three-run scoring spree.
The second came in the eighth
when he robbed Gaddis of a nice
hit.
This week-end the Pirates will
take a rest but Wednesday night
they will meet the Beaufort, N.
C. nirfe in a return game here.
Beaufort last week-end defeated the
Pirates and are generally credited
with having a fast, clean ball team.
Friday night of next week the
Pirates will meet the MeColl, S'. C.,
nine at Legion field.
Last night’s box score:
HIGH POINT— AB R H 0 A E
Gaddis, cf_ 5 0 0 2 0 0
Hayworth, ss_ 5 2 3 3 3 0
Frazier, e_ 5 0 2 11 0 1
Connor, 3b_ 4 0 112 1
Singerfield, cf_ 5 0 1 2 0 0
Emerson, If_ 4 2 1 0 0 2
Culler, 2b_ 2 0 0 3 3 1
Craven, lb _ 400410
Haney, p_ 4 0 2 1 0 0
Fulton, 2b _ 1 1 0 0 0 0
Totals . 39 5 10 27 9 5
PIRATES— AB R HO A E
McKeithan, 2b —. 4 1 1 1 4 0
Moore, 3b_ 4 1 0 2 0 1
Smidt, s s_ 5 112 11
Davis, cf_ 5 0 1 2 0 0
Trogden, rf_ 5 0 2 3 0 0
Carter, If- 3 0 0 2 0 0
Sellers, lb _ 4 0 1 6 0 1
McKenzie, c _ 3 0 1 9 0 1
Lamb, p _ 2 0 0 0 0 0
Shoaf. p _ 2 0 0 0 0 0
Stefano, 3b_ 1110 0 0
Totals . 38 4 8 27 5 4
Score by innings:
High Point _111 001 010—5
Wilmington_ 000 000 022—4
Runs batted in: Haney, 2; Connor,
Smidt, Davis, Trogden. Two base hit:
Connor. Three base hit: Hayworth.
Stolen bases: Hayworth, 2; Emerson.
Double play: Hayworth to Craven.
Left on bases: High Point, 9; Wil
mington, 10. Base on balls: Off
Lamp, 2; Haney, 2. Struck out: By
Lamb, 6; Shoaf, 3; Haney, 11. Hits:
Off Lamb, 7 in 5 innings, none out
in 6th; off Shoaf, 3 in 4, innings. Hit
by pitcher: By Haney, McKenzie; by
Lamb, Connor. Wild pitches: Lamb,
Haney. Passed ball: McKenzie. Los
ing pitcher: Lamb. Umpires: Baker
and Griffith. Time of game: 1:50.
Berg To Meet Jameson
For Golf Title Today
ST. LOUIS, June 14.—UP)—Pat
ty Berg of Minneapolis, the de
fending champion, staged a sensa
tional comeback today to defeat
Mrs, Russell Mann of Milwaukee,
1 up, on 20 holes and enter th-.
finals of the Women's Trans
Mississippi golf tournament.
Miss Berg will play Betty Jame
son, the women's national cham
pion, tomorrow.
Miss Berg, dormie three, came
back to square the match at the
18th hole. She then eased in a
short putt for a par on the 20 to
win the match.
Miss Jameson, San Antonio (Tex )
golfer, advanced to the finals with
a blistering 5 and 4 victory over
15-year-old Phyllis Otto of Atlan
tic, Iowa. Miss Jameson won five
of the last Bix holes.
A COWS TALE
PUEBLO, Colo. (A’l—A couple of
Central high school girls, in a
horned costume built for two, im
personated a cow too realistically
at a dancing fete. A couple of
dogs in the audience nipped at
die heels of the make - believe
dairy animal and barked. 2
Red Beard KO’s Bezzelle
In Main Bout At Beach
Taylor Knocks Out Weeks
In Second Round; Dodd
Scores T. K. 0. In Bout
Pour knockouts were registered
last night in the weekly program of
amateur fisticuffs at Carolina Beach
with Vance “Red” Beard’s second
round k. o. over Red Bezzelle, who
subbed for Bob Moore, topping the
card.
Bezzelle weighed 162, Beard 160.
The two readheads set a furious
pace in the opening round but Beard
came out with a rush in the second
to land his sizzling right jab to the
jaw several times and put Bezzelle,
a Greenville boy, out of the running.
Tiny Taylor, the 220-pound Wil
mington Golden Gloves champ, look
ed more like a champion than ever
last night as he dropped Benny
Weeks, 190, of Goldsboro, with a bar
rage of left hooks in the second
round.
Smokey Dodd, 135, of Raleigh,
scored a t. k. o. over Ken Goodman,
140, of Millbrook, in the first round.
Goodman, clearly outclassed, was
knocked down five times before Ref
eree Russell Sorrell halted the match.
Raymond Tyndall, 117, of Warsaw,
scored a technical knockout over
Donald Moore, 125, of Goldsboro, in
the second heat of the preliminaries.
Francis Ludwig, 155, of Carolina
Beach, decisioned Hugh Hinnant, 140,
of Carolina Beach. Dick Shaw, 155,
of Wilson, defeated Buddy Gay, 155,
of Zebulon, with a three-round de
cision.
Between the preliminaries and the
semi-finals bout, a negro bout was
staged with Clyde Williams, 165, deci
sioning David McAllister, 175.
Sorrell refereed all but the main
bout, with Dave Coen the official in
the Beard-Bezzelle set-to. Judges
were Fred Barnhill, Bob Riddle and
James Kennedy.
TIGERS TRIUMPH
OVER NATS, 10-1
Five-Hit Hurling By New
houser, 13-Hit Attack By
Mates Gives Detroit Win
DETROIT, June 14—UP)—Five hit
pitching by young Harold Newhou
ser and a timely 13-blow attack
enabled the Detroit Tigers to beat
the Washington Senators 10 to 1
today in their opening game of a
long home stand. The Senators
kicked in with four misplays, all
of which helped the Detroit cause.
The Tigers made 10 of their hits
and seven of their runs off Walter
Masterson, young Washington
right-hander, in the first five in
nings. Mike Krakauskas finished.
Leading the Tiger attack were
Barney McCosky and George Teb
betts, each of whom rapped out
three hits. McCosky’s blows includ
ed a triple while Tebbetts belted
two doubles.
WASHINGTON AB R H O A
Case, rf _ 4 0 0 0 0
Lewis, 3b _3 10 12
Welaj, cf _10 12 0
Walker, If _ 4 0 0 3 0
Bonura, lb _3 0 18 1
Travis, ss_- 4 0 12 2
Myer, 2b _4 0 14 4
Ferrell, c _4 0 14 0
Masterson, p _ 2 0 0 0 1
Krakauskas, p _ 1 0 0 0 1
Pofahl, x _ 1 0 0 0 0
Totals_ 31 1 5 24 11
x—Batted for Krakauskas in 9th.
DETROIT AB R II O /
Kartell, ss _ 5 3 2 2 0
McCosky, cf _ 4 3 3 4 0
Geliringer, 2b_ 3 0 2 1 2
Croucher, 2b _ 0 0 0 0 0
Greenberg, If _5 0 16 0
York, lb _ 5 0 0 4 1
Campbell, rf _ 3 0 0 0 0
Higgins, 3b _4 2 12 0
Tebbetts, c _5 13 7]
New ho user, p -41110
Totals _ 38 10 13 27 4
Washington _ 000 100 000—1
Detroit_ 101 233 OOOz-lC
Errors: Ferrell 2, Travis, Welaj. Rung
batted in: Bonura, Tebbetts 2, Gehring
er 3, Kartell 2, Greenberg, McCosky.
Two base hits: Greenberg, Tebbetts 2
Gehringer, Kartell, Bonura. Three base
hit: McCosky. Stolen base: Tebbetts
Sacrifice: Newhouser. Left on bases:
Washington 8; Detroit 12. Bases on
balls: off Masterson 4, off Krakauskas
2, off Newhohser 5. Struck out: by
Masterson 2, by Krakauskas 1, by New
houser 7. Hits, off: Masterson 10 in 5
innings; off Krakauskas 3 in 3. Hit by
pitcher, by—Masterson (Kartell). Losing
pitcher: Masterson. Umpires: Ormsby
McGowan and Kolls. Time: 2:12. At
tfendnace: 4,401.
s --
Company A Team Scores
8-3 Win Over Sunshine
Although out-hit 9 to 8 the Com
pany A softball team triumphed
over the Sunshine Laundry ten 8
to 3 in a Commercial league game
played at Bellamy park yesterday
afternoon.
Plaster, with two hits out o f
three attempts, paced the Sunshine
team at bat.
Lackey and Hicks made up the
winning combination, and Evans
and Weeks comprised the Sunshine
battery. 4
PORTSMOUTH WINS
ASHEVILLE, June 14 — (A>> —
Portsmouth defeated Asheville here
today in a ragged game 10 to 7.
Five double plays were turned In
the Cubs. i ■
BUILDERS DEFEAT
ETHYL-DOW, 7-4
Godwin’s Ten Stages 13-Hit
Attack To Score Win In ,
Independent League
E. W. Godwin’s Sons of the In
dependent loop emerged from their
batting slump yesterday with a
surprising 13-hit barrage to de
feat Ethyl-Dow 7 to 4 in a five
frame game.
The Builders picked out the
fourth for a rally of seven runs
and seven hits. McKeithan, .Tenne,
Royal, Hawkins and McDonald col
lected two hits each for three times
up. Burriss was driven from the
mound in the Builder big fourth
and Brown proved ineffectual in
steming the up-surge of base
knocks.
Benson, the Builders’ new hurler
gave but twro hits, but he was as
wild as a buck. He walked one in
the first and it eventually ac
counted for one Chemist run via
pass balls and errors. In the sec
ond, Grainger and Herring con
nected safely to score one, and in
the third, Benson walked four men.
forcing in a run. Hawkins, who
relieved him, walked in another.
Benson, and Hawkins walked nine
Chemists; Burris and Brown gave
free tickets to four Builders, the
latter brace, however, failed to
count as Umpire Burns called the
game on account of darkness.
Grainger, with two for two lead
the hitting for the Chemists.
Ethyl-Dow _-_110 20—4 3 2
Builders _000 70—7 13 0
Batteries, for the Chemists: Bur
ris, Brown and H. McKeithan; for
the Builders, Benson, Hawkins and
McDonald.
Cape Fear Loop
Pickups
The Cape Fear association winds
itA way intp the ninth week of play
tomorrow afternoon with four
games being scheduled as follows:
Pepsi Cola vs Jackson Bell at
Stadium, Griffith and Peal um
piring.
Leland vs S. A. C. at Leland,
Casteen and Grotgen calling.
Hi-Kappas vs Purol at Hilton,
Hale and Watson officiating.
R C vs Masonboro at Robert
Strange, Singleton and Jackson ar
biters.
Scanning the list we would say
that the Pepsis would take the
JB’s by a comfortable margin not
withstanding the fact that the
Printers have added "Coot” Mel
ton, old-time hurler to its mound
department. On the home lot, Le
land’s Bears are our pick to top
ple the surprising A’s. A close one
will be the battle at Hilton, but
we favor the frat nine to edge
out the Bluebirds. Masonboro may
pull one out of the hat and upset
the RC’s, but to our way of think
ing it seems a little too difficult
task for the Sounders.
Heartened by the tremendous
success of its first venture into
the business of staging after dark
games, the league is presenting its
second night double-header at Le
gion stadium on Tuesday night
with the pace-setting Pepsi Colas
hooking up with the ever-danger
our Purol gang in the first tilt,
starting at eight sharp and the
cellar-dwelling JB’s meeting the
Ramblers from Masonboro in the
afterpiece which will get underway
immediately following the PC-Pu
rol setto. Both are scheduled for
seven innings and the Wilmington
fans are urged to purchase tickets
to the bargain bill because in doing
so they will be helping the home
boys make good-—in the home town.
The lineups of the various teams
will be announced later.
Last Sunday s Stars:
Lefty Brew, Leland—Hurled one
hit ball in beating the JB’s.
Snag Allen, PC—Came through
with a three-hit pitching effort
against Masonboro.
Fletcher Finer, A’s—Set the Hi
Kappas down with six safeties for
a 4 to 3 conquest.
The individual stars of the night
games Tuesday at the stadium in
cluded Lefty Brew, who allowed
the A’s only two singles; John Hen
drix of the RC’s who granted the
Hi-Kappas four; and Sunny Jim
Bullock, of the fraternity nine who
rapped out three base knocks, in
cluding two triples in three trips
to the bat to walk off with the bat
ting honors for the evening. 4
Firemen Collect 13 Hits
To Beat Star-News, 6-3
The Fire ■ Department softball
team connected for 13 hits yester
day afternoon to defeat the Star
News ten 6 to 3 in a Hanover league
played ^ Robert Strange
The Newsmen garnered 10 safe
ties. A pair of double nlavs howi
the Smokies’ cause pinches
Bowen, Crowlev s'
made up the Star-News at^ews
while Cherry andBullTrd was^e
winning combination me
GIANTS WIN OVER
PITTSBURGH, 8-6
New York Pulls Up Within
One Game Of Second Place
Reds With Victory
NEW YORK, June 14—lift—'The
New York Giants ran their win
ning streak to seven straight to
day and stayed in the thick of the
National league pennant race by
turning back the Pittsburgh Pir
rates 8 to 6. The victory left the
Giants only one game back of the
second place Reds, who lost to
the Dodgers.
Bob Klinger, who had beaten the
Giants twice this year, was charg
ed with his sixth defeat as Bill
Terry’s men came charging from
behind with three runs in the se
venth after the Bucs had counted
four times in the upper half ol
the frame and driven Cliff Melton
from the mound. Relief pitcher Bill
Lohrman was credited with the
victory, his sixth against one de
feat.
joe Moore extended ms catting
streak through 15 games with a
single in the seventh, that drove
in the tying run. Bob Seeds sent
three across the plate after re
lieving Frank Demaree. Demaree
injured his right shoulder in a
tumble at first base.
Vince Dimaggio led the Bucs’
eight-hit attack with two homers,
both with the bases empty. 4
PITTSBURGH AB R H O A
Handles’, 31> _ 4 0 0 0 3
Bowman, xxxx _ 1 0 0 0 0
Elliott, cf_ 5 0 2 1 0
Vaughan, ss _ 4 0 0 2 5
Fletcher, lb _ 4 0 0 13 1
VanRobays, If_3 112 0
Gustine. 2b _4 12 3 4
DiMaggio, rf- 3 3 2 2 0
Pavis. c_2 0 111
Sewell, x _0 10 0 0
Rerrcs, c _ 0 0 0 0 0
Young, xx _ 1 0 0 0 0
Klinger, p _ 2 0 0 0 ]
Helntzelman. p_ 0 0 0 0 1
Brubaker, xxx _ 0 0 0 0 0
Totals_ 33 6 S 24 16
x—Ran for Pavis in '7th.
xx—Batted for Berres in flth.
xxx—Batted for Heintzelman in Oth.
xxxx—Batted for Handlev in Oth.
Miff YORK AB R H O A
Whitehead, 3b _ 4 2 3 0 0
Moore. If _4 1110
Demaree. cf_ 0 0 0 0 0
Seeds, cf _3 0 110
Young, lb _4 0 1 13 1
Panning, c _4 0 10 1
Ott, rf..4 1 1 2 »0
.Turger, ss _ 3 0 0 1 3
Witek, 2b _ 4 2 3 0 3
Melton, p_ _2 110 2
Lohrman, p _ 0 0 0 0 0
Rucker, z _1110 0
Joiner, p _ 1 0 0 0 1
Brown, p _ 0 0 0 0 0
Totals _ 34 8 13 27 11
z—Batted for Lohrman in 7th.
Pittsburgh_-000 010 401—6
New York _ 100 030 31x—8
Errors: Gustine, Seeds. Runs batted
in: Young 2, DiMaggio 2, Moore 2. Seeds
3, Davis 2, Elliott. Witek. Two base
hits: Ott. Home runs: DiMaggio 2.
Sacrifices: Jurges. Demaree. Double
plays: Panning, Jurges and Young:
V: i.ghan, Gustine and Fletcher. Left
on bases: New York 4: Pittsburgh 5.
Bases m balls: off Melton 3: off Joiner
1. Struck out: by Belton 6: by Joiner
2. Hits: off Melton 5 in 6 1-3 innings:
off Lohrman 1 in 2-3 innings; off Joiner
2 In 1 1-3 innings: off Brown 0 in 2-3
innings: off Klinger 11 in 6 (none out
in 7th) inning: off Heintbleman 2 in 2
innings. Hit by pitcher: by Melton
(DiMaggio). Winning pitcher: Lohr
man. Losing pitcher: Klinger. Um
pires: Klem, Ballanfant and Campbell.
Time: 2:22. Attendance: 5,955 paid,
4,108 ladies. Totals 10,063.
rUUK BUYS Sttk
MARBLES CROWN
Piedmont Boys Qualify For
Title Held By Worry Wood
cock, Of Wilmington
GREENSBORO, June 14— OR) —
Four young men, all from the Pied
mont section, shot their way Into
the final round of the second annual
North Carolina Marble Champion
ship tournament this afternoon at
Memorial stadium here.
Fred Williams, of Whitsett school,
the Guilford county champion; Sam
Warren of Lenior, the Iredell county
champion; and Ralph Blalock, the
Durham city champion, were the
winners out of the 40 boys who be
gan playing yesterday.
This quartet will seek the title now
held by Oscar (Worry) Woodcock,
of Wilmington. Woodcock, by vir
tue of his championship automatic
ally qualified for the finals, but it
was not known tonight whether or
not he will be here. He has not ar
rived to defend his title.
The state winner qualifies auto
matically for an all expense trip to
the national tournament in New
York and Wildwood by the Sea, New
Jersey.
All finalists will likewise qualify
for the Southern tournament open
ing next week. _
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Henderson, Grant Meet
In Net Tourney Finals
Chapel Hill Star Upsets
loy; Atlanta Ace Defeats
Gillespie In Meet
CHARLOTTE. June (fl
Archie Henderson of Chapel','
N. C„ upset Gardnar Mulloy Co,3
of the Miami University ,Ck
team, in semi-finals of ihe
ern tennis tournament todav ,
tomorrow will meet defending /.'"
pion Bryan (Bitsy) Grant of aT
lanta who conquered Bill, c
pie, of Miami, 6-2, 5-7, ip4. , ,
Third-seeded Henderson, rrh '.
a wide swath in spring toura-*
ments, struck down Mulloy 'JZ
• ’cond, decisively, 6-4 6 •>" - -
Henderson, flashing a' po^,
backhand, and Mulloy carried J
ices in opening games of Vhe
set, but Henderson broke jp, T
service on the ninth and ran »
handily. He came t.ack to win tb
second easily. In the third «, u I
trailed 4-5. but there again bro
Mulloy's service and bru«lim *„ i
to the finals. j
Gillespie, member of the Miami
university team, put up a" bri
iiant battle against veteran Oiy
who has won the title eight tin/
After taking the second" set Gi
lespie built a 4-2 lead in the'third'
but Grant, playing carefully on /
turns, outlasted his young 0pM.
ent in deep court play. Gillespp
also started the final set with /
two-game lead. Gauging the pace
accurately, Grant broke through
and came up with five games is
a row.
nenaerson naa readied the semi
finals with loss of but nine games
in eight straight sets of the first
four rounds. His victims, in order,
were Joe Blackmon of Bradenton,
Fla., Cortez Suttles of Atlanta, Bui
Hart of Miami and George Par.s
of Miami.
Grant had achieved the cham
pionship round with victories over
Rodman Robinson of Charlotte,
Campbell Gillespie of the Miami
team, John Agcr of Duke universi
ty and Earl Bartlett, Jr., the
Southern Junior champion iron
New Orleans.
Picard, Revolta Take
Lead In Inverness Meet
TOLEDO, O., June 14.—De
fending' Champion Henry Picard
and Johnny Revolta ripped ia
strokes off par today in the sec
ond and third rounds to assume a
commanding lead as the half-way
mark approached in the sixth an
nual $6,400 Inverness four-ball go.!
matches.
By going 10 strokes under par
with a brilliant 61 on the morn
ing round, the two stars soared ^
a “plus 11” rating but they fell
a “plus 10” in the third round u
they dropped a one-hole decisr
despite a neat best ball of 66.
The 61, which tied the Inver
■ ess best ball record set by ^
Snead and Vic Ghezzi. gave • * j
champs a seven-up victory c'-r
the veteran Walter Hagen and B • |
ron Nelson, home pro and •■■■
National Open king. _

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