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Daily Capital News (Newspaper) - April 25, 1931, Jefferson City, Missouri DAILY CAPITAL NEWS SATURDAY APRIL WHITEHILL HURLS DETROIT TIGERS TO 42 VICTORY OVER BROWNS TWO HOMERS BY ST LOUIS WERE THEIRSOLERUNS Muffed Fly by Bettencourt in First Frame Gives Ben gals Two Scores DETROIT Wiutehffi veteran ed the Detroit Tigers to a 4 to 2 victory over St Louis here today He allowed the Browns five hits Homers by Schulte and Kress in the sixth inning accounted for the St Louis runs Detroits two runs in the first in ning resulted from a muffed fly by Bettencourt two wild pitches by Gray Alexanders double and Le veys bad throw which pulled ORourke off the sack on McMa nus grounder Singles by Johnson and Gehrmger followed by Melillos muff of Alexanders hot grounder put Detroit ahead again in the sev enth The Tigers earned a run in the eighth Stone singled andstole second went to third on owens sacrifice and scored on Schangs single ST LOUIS AB R H PO A E Levey ss 4 0 1 0 1 ORourke 40 1 14 0 Schulte cf 3 1130 Kress 3b 4 1 12 5 0 Bettencourt If 1 0 000 1 McNeely if 301000 Jenkins rf 300000 Melillo 2b 200031 Ferrell c 200500 Gray p 20 0 0 40 Totals 29 2 5 24 13 3 DETROIT AB B H PO A E H Walker cf 5 1 04 00 Johnson rf 411200 Gehringer 2b 411510 SORDS POINTS ewe cwss TVMICB ARE Alexander lb 40381 McManus 3b 401010 11210 01350 Stone If 4 Owen ss 3 Schang c 401210 Whitehill p 35 4 9 27 13 0 St Louis 000 002 Detroit 200 000 Runs batted in Schulte Kress Gehrlnger Stone Schang Two base hits Alexander McNeely Three base hit Alexander Home runs Schulte Kress Stolen bases Levey Stone Sacrifice Owen Double plays Owen Gehringer to Alexan der Stone to Gehringer Left on base Detroit 10 St Louis 4 Base on balls off Whitehill 4 Gray 2 Struck out by Gray 5 Whitehill 1 Wild pitches Gray 2 Umpires Ormsby Nallin and Owens Time TAYLOR DOUTHIT TO BE OUT 10 DAYS ST LOUIS April Taylor Douthit Cardinal center fielder willbe out of the game for a week or ten days upon the order of Robert Hyland club surgeon who examined Douthit today and ad vised the layoff Douthit wrenched his hip last sea eon and a reinjury this year af fected his play Douthit after get ting a good start in Cincinnati ha gone hitless the last 16 times at bat HORNSBY SWATS THREE HOMERS AS CHICAGOWINS 106 The Rajah Drives in Eight of Teams Runs in Great Exhibition PITTSBURGH April j Three successive home runs by Manager Rogers Hornsby after the Pittsburgh Pirates had gained a 50 lead proved too much for the home team today and Chicago won ten to six It was the opening game of the season here first homer came in the third inning with two on base his second in the fifth also with two on the sacks and the third in the sixth with Kiki Cuyler on second Traynor hit a four base swat in the second which accounted for three Pirate runs The score RHE Chicago 003 033 16 0 Pittsburgh 230 000 6 12 1 Blake Sweetland and Hartnett French Willoughby Grant Bed nar and Hemsley THE BASEBALL I Barney Berlinger Wins R E C 0 R D S FALL DOPE BOOK Copyright 193J by Central Press Association Inc ATHLETICS WIN IN LATE INNINGS OVERJENATORS Ralliesin the Seventh and Eighth Dissipate Wash ingtons Lead of Five PHILADELPHIA April in the seventh and eighth nnings that gave them eight runs llowcd the Philadelphia Athletics o take their second straight victory rom Washington here today The uprising wiped out the Senators evenrun lead the champions win ling 10 to 7 Al Simmons marked the of batting slump by hitting his sec ond home run of the year and two liplcs Wellington scored all its runs in the seventh inning when it blustcd young Hank McDonald out of the box and continued the assault on Lefty Grove Cleveland Indians Shut Out the Chicago White Sox by 81 Score CHICAGO April lis Hudlin pitched shutout baseball for the Cleveland Indians against the White Sox here this afternoon until two were down in the ninth while the Indians jumped on Tom my Thomas early in the game to win by a score of 8 to 1 Carl Reynolds kept up his fine hitting with two more hits one a double RESULTS American League St Louis 2 Detroit 4 New York 7 Boston 4 Washington 7 Philadelphia 10 Cleveland 8 Chicago 1 National League Cincinnati at St Louis cold Philadelphia 7 New York Called end 12th Boston 1 Brooklyn 6 Chicago 10 Pittsburgh 6 Decathlon in Penn Relays American Association Kansas City 0 Louisville 2 Minneapolis 1010 Columbus 13 5 Second game called end of 5th by Milwaukee 3 Indianapolis 12 PHILADELPHIA April Barney Berlinger the Penn sylvania strong boy brought the first day of the Pennsylvania relay carnival to a climax late today with a recordsmashing victory in ths intercollegiate decathlon champion ship 7 A oneman track and field team j all by himself Berlinger turned in the most brilliant allround per i formance of his career to outdis tance a small field of six rivals and ROBINS STAGE COMEBACK NOW Break Southpaw Hurling Jinks to Trounce the Boston Braves 61 BROOKLYN April After suffering six defeats at the hands of southpaw pitching since the season began the Brooklyn Robins turned on BD1 Sherdel today to defeat the Boston Braves 6 to l Del Bissonette led the Dodgers 13 hit attack with a homer and three singles and Glenn Wright helped himself to a pair of home runs Manager Bill McKechnie and Catcher Spohrer of the Braves were chased in the fourth for disputing a decision by Umpire Clarke The score RHE Boston 000 100 5 0 Brooklyn 000 301 13 1 Sherdel Cunningham and Spohr er Cronin W Clark and Lopez The score Cleveland RHE 100 010 10 1 Chicago 71 Hudlin and Sewell Thomas Mc Kain and Henlinc The score Washington Philadelphia R HE 000 000 7 11 1 000 13 0 Jones Marbcrry nnd Spencer McDonald Grove Mnhaflcy Enrn and Cochrnnc MORROW IS VICTOR IN MEET AT ROLLA J B Morrow son of Mr and Mrs Curt R Morrow of Fairmount Drive and a star athlete at West minster College in Pulton won first honors in the shot put event in n track meet bet ccn Westminster and Central Colleges and the Rolla School of Mines ot Rolla yesterday Westminster captured first hon ors in the meet with Central sec ond nnd Rolla third Morrow is making a name for himself at the Fulton college YANKEES TRIM BOSTON SOX 74 Home Runs by Gchrig and Ruffing Win Contest for New York TODAYS GAMES National League Cincinnati at St Louis Philadelphia at New Boston at Brooklyn Chicago at Pittsburgh American League St Louis at Detroit Cleveland at Chicago New York at Boston Washington at Philadelphia American Association Kansas City at Indianapolis Milwaukee at Louisville Minneapolis at Toledo St Paul at Columbus STANDINGS National League W Cardinals 6 Boston 7 New 6 Chicago 5 Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 3 Brooklyn 2 Cincinnati 1 American League W New York 7 Cleveland 7 Washington 5 Philadelphia 4 Detroit 4 Browns 3 Chicago 3 Boston 2 L 1 3 3 3 5 5 7 6 L 2 3 4 5 5 4 5 7 American Association W L St Paul 5 Milwaukee 6 Louisville 6 6 Kansas City 4 Indianapolis 3 Minneapolis 3 Toledo 2 Pet 857 700 667 625 375 375 222 143 778 700 556 444 444 429 375 222 Pet 714 667 6G7 600 400 375 333 250 BOSTON April runs by Lou Gchrig and Charley Ruffing each coming with a mate on base and two out gave the New York Yankees a 7 to 4 triumph ov er the Red Sox today It was the fourth straight for Joe McCarthys men Wiley Moore held the Yanks scoreless for four innings but wilt ed in the fifth in addition to his great stick work Ruffing gave up only six hits The score RHE New York 000 043 9 0 Boston 010 000 6 0 Ruffingand Dickey Moore Lis cnbee Brillheart Kline and Berry GIANTS AND PHILLIES BATTLE TO 7 TO 7 TIE capturing the decathlon for the third straight year Leading his nearest rival Fred Klauer of Colgate by more than 800 points Berlinger shattered his own carnival record by a wide mar L gin and failed by less than 50 I points to beat the American mark held by Ken Doherty of Detroit Barney finished the ten events with a total of points His former carnival mark set a year ago was The listed American record of Doherty is and the worlds record is held by the Finnish ace Paavo Yrjola Berlinger had won five of the first nine events and needed only 400 points in the final 1500 meter run to beat Dohertys record but Big Barneys leg muscles were too tired The 200 pound Penn athlete barely jogged around the track and finished a poor last neafly a min ute behind the winner and accu mulated only 347 points Berlinger set a decathlon record of 46 feet 958 inches in winning the shot put He also won the broad jump with a leap of 22 feet 914 inches the highjump at G feet the javelin throw with 181 feet 14 inch and the 110 meter high hurdles in 16 710 He fin ished second in the discus and pole vault Third in the 100 meters dash fourth in the 400 meters and last in the 15000 meters run Klauer an added starter who got his training under Jack Ryder of the Boston A A before going to Colgate furnished a surprise by finishing second in an original field of seven starters He won the 100 meters in recordequalling decath lon time of seconds led the way at 400 meters and wound up with a total of points George Munger of Pennsylvania beat out Otto Bruno Schoenfeld of Cornell for third place Their to tals being and Walter Hutchinson of the Ithaca N Y College ot Physical Educa tion finished fifth with and T H Swartz of Gettysburg sixth with Dames Deer ing of Yale who withdrew after seven events had a total of points Clyde Hatter Shuts Out Blues of Kansas City by Score of 21 Indianapolis Goes on Batting Rampage to Trounce Milwaukee 123 LOUISVILLE April AP Clyde Hatter young Louis ville left hander pitched his second consecutive shutout of the season here today beating Kansas City 2 to 0 The contest settled down to a tight pitching duelbetween Hatter and Bill Swift youthful Blue right IN DRAKE RELAYS AT DES M01NES Hugh Rhea Heaves Shot 49 Feet 9 Inches to Set a New Mark hander The score Kansas City Louisville Swift and Thompson RHE 000 000 3 2 000 002 2 40 Peters Hatter and Brewers Beaten INDIANAPOLIS April AP The Milwaukee Brewers were DES MOINES April Two new meet records emerged from a day of drizzling rain and cold which held most of the great field of competitors in the Drake re lays today to below par perform ances Hugh Rhea the burly shot putter from Nebraska and four husky medley relay runners from Iowa State were the only entrants to better previous marks The Cyclone medley team of Na gel Henderson Labertew and Put nam led a wholesale revolt against the supremacy of Marquette in that event winning in record time of Marquette a poor fifth to day set the mark last year at Iowa State Marquette Butler and Washington State were fairly well thumped by a score of 12 to 3 here bunched as they changed batons for this afternoon when Indianapolis on a rampage to knock the vis itors out of first place in the Amer ican Association standing The score Milwaukee Indianapolis Jonnard Linke and R HE 002 000 7 I 021 016 16 1 Kessenich Caldwell Manion Bengough Cvengros and Angley Long Game Was Called at End of Twelfth Owing to Darkness NEW YORK April The Giants and Phils still were bat tling away trying to break a 7 to 7 deadlock when darkness pervaded the Polo Grounds late today and Umpire Klcm halted the melee aft er 12 innings The Phils got off to a threerun lead in the first inning bub the St Paul Conquers TOLEDO Ohio April Home runs by Durst and Davis the formers with two on and the sec ond with one on base featured St Pauls 6 to 5 victory over Toledo Durst also drove in the whining run in the seventh The score RHE St Paul 003 200 7 2 Toledo 010 112 7 0 Harriss Betts and Fenner Sny der Rabb and Devormer Kies Score first game RHE Minneapolis 010 200 11 1 Columbus 020 900 13 14 0 Tinning Hensick Vandenberg McCullough and Hargrave Ash Campbell and Hinkle Second game RHE Minneapolis 522 11 1 Columbus 01301 5 72 Morgan McCullough and McMul len Baker Beckman Wetherell Winters and Desautels Giants tied it at 6all in the sixth and from then on it was a dead heat Both scored in the eleventh Lee of the Phils and Ott of the Giants hit home runs The score RHE Philadelphia 300 210 000 14 0 New York 220 100 8 2 Elliott Wait Collins and Davis Rensa Chaplin Hubbcll Walker Morrell Heving Donohue and OParrell MUGGS McGINNIS Its an 111 Wind By WALLY BISHOP Mo X GWTT SAY TLWV ITS ML OVER WSWT IT JUST TOO AT TftE TVUHK THE FbUCE ARE TO r OUR AT LAST J SPINACH TV AT THE DooR TbseEVbo Pennant Hopes of Cards Went Soaring as Haf ey Accepts Breadons Offer ST LOUIS April The 1931 pennant hopes of the St Louis Cardinals National League cham pions received a big boost today when Charles Chick Hafey slug ging Cardinal outfielder and most stubborn of the seasons holdouts accepted the clubs salary offer I accept your terms Will leave first part of next Hafey telegraphed President Sam Breadon from his home at Berkeley Calif Cardinal players have felt Hafeys absence was the only fly in their pennant ointment He is a dan gerous batter and even when he is not hitting he makes opposing and infielders uncomfort able I certainly am glad Chick is go ing to said Manager Gabby Street We didnt quit when it looked like we might lose him but he is a great hitter and naturally the loss of his services would be felt by any ball club Nothing will stop the Cardinals now the anchor Ray Putnam carried the Cyclones ahead with Jg Sivak Butlers great coming up second heave of 49 feet 7 inches was nearly five feet better than his nearest rival Sam Behr of Wis consin in the shotput trials The old by Jim Bausch of Kansas last year was 4 12 inches under Rheas mark Except for the high jump virtu ally all the expected qualifiers in both relay and individual events came through without difficulty In that event however the chil ling breezes stopped such stars as Gordon Iowa Nelso Butler and Hackle Minnesota only four men strong of Southwestern Teachers Weatherford Oklahoma Russell of Bradley Tech Peoria Shaw Wis consin and Ehrlick Kansas State managing to clear six feet one inch Eddie Tolan Michigan sprint ace coasted to an easy victory in his heat of the 100yard dash finishing in 10 flat Glass of the Oklahoma Aggies was pressed harder and had todo seconds to win Swift the Washington State star equalled To lans time and Campbell another Wolverine won the final heat in Tolan also led the Wolverine sprint relay teams to vistory in their heats of the 440 and 880 yard team races while Kansas speedy quartet I took the other qualifying heats jf CANZONERI IS NEW CHAMPION Knocked Out Jack Berg in Third Round in Chicago Last Night CHICAGO April Tony Canzoneri knocked out Jack Berg with a right to the jaw in the third round of their scheduled ten round battle for the lightweight championship of the world tonight The paid attendance was official ly announced by the athletic com mission as with gross re ceipts at In the eight round semifinal Tony Herrera Mexican lightweight i El Paso was awarded the decis ion over Steve Halakio of Buffalo hi a battle thai failed to please the customers who continually yelled for 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