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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - April 21, 1953, Kingsport, TennesseeDick Gernert smacks 3 homers As red sox clip senators twice Roberts pitches film r 1 4 111" phils 2-1 win against giants Bilko homers As cards top Milwaukee 4-3, in Only other game Roberts says toughest Job in pitching against Jansen by Norman Miller United press sports writer Roberts remarks Are borne out by the records which show new York up despite his impressive 84 Roberts the Phillies base 48 combined lifetime record Ball s Best bet to become a 30- against All other teams in the game Winner said today he has won Only eight goal would be a lot easier if he j and lost 12 against new York. Could Only get Larry Jansen and in having his hands full with the giants out his hair. A Jinx team Strong armed i when rapid Robin beat the Roberts coincidentally is follow giants 2-1 monday it marked ing the pattern baseball s last this first Triumph Over Jansen two 30-game winners lefty Grove j in More than three years. De-1 the athletics and dizzy Dean spite his supremacy Over the cards. Grove year after by Carl Lundquist United press sports writer v. I c. New York Gern every other Pitcher in the a year had trouble with the Sena Ert who passed lea6ue Roberts has won j tors while Dean s Nemesis was course under professor Lou Bou y two his six Man to Man j the pirates with the Waner duels with Jansen. I Brothers and Arky Vaughan. Why do i find the giants so the 30-game goal which has Tough to Roberts major league pitchers in the dressing room in Dean turned the trick in to a reporter s question. It s not 11934, would be a satisfying Thireau with flying colors looked Jike a Star student for the red sox again this year As a Sopho More. Six times i be hooked up with i can remember Only Dandy Dick the big first base Man from Reading pa., smashed three Home runs monday in 4-2 and 11-4 victories Over the Sena tors As they finally got around to when we than opening the season in Boston i runs. With a morning afternoon 1 no the Grants hitting does t t riot s Day doubleheader. Bother me nearly As much As those Are the Only homers hit their he went . I thus far by the red sox who always seem to be bucking one a few years Back were the their aces. If it in t Jansen most murderous sluggers in it s Maglie Jim Hearn who be baseball but who now Are Bank also done pretty Well against us. Ing Young Gernert As never have an easy time with most authentic Long Ball threat Gernert a 23-year-old handed swinger who came up from Louisville after last season Well underway credits Boudreai with his rapid improve ment. He hit 19 homers and cardinals 9, braves 4 Crove in 67 runs in 102 games in 1952. Mlle Kef a h a St. Lon i All h a hard to explain. It s Tough Buck 1 achievement Roberts admits ing their pitching. Why in the j but he d much rather pitch in i monday s boxes Bruton Gernert who replaced Walt Logan is 5130 hemus is 4232 2 4 sch d St 2b 5 3 3 22 Dunnn the to Cirilar fir it Fiaoo m this 3b 3 2 2 4 Musial if 4 2 Ropo As the regular nest base Goritz it 4 i in 4 i Man after last season s big Trade Pafko i 4 i 4 i i big with the Detroit tigers had la 0 2 been in a batting slump until he burst Forth monday. He drove in six runs for the Clay. In the opener his the margin for the 19th Victory s career Over Washington As against Only three de Ooper Burris c 0 0 null mfr 2b 4 2 Spahn p 1 Jester p 0 two e. J son p 0 n 0 110 n 1 2 j son3b i Oiree ski c 0 0 Preskop 000 Brazle p 0 ii 2 0 003 110 1 4 0 0 a world series. After All what difference does it make How Many games i win personally if we Don t win the said Roberts who had a world series Chance once before in 1950 but lost a 2-1 decision to the Yankees Joe Dimaggio s Home run. Of All the pitchers in the majors methodical Robin is rated the Best Chance reaching the 30-game goal. Standings National league team w 1 Brooklyn 4 1 St. Louis 3 1 Philadelphia 2 3 ill Waulton Pittsburgh Pel. Son to .500 .400 .333 .254 Brooklyn at Pittsburgh postponed cold Philadelphia 1. New York 1. Milwaukee 4. St. Louis 9. 9 a today s put com Mccrowe 0 0 0 Fly Penleton 1 0 0 0 totals 35 8 24 12 totals hit into Lorce play Lor Spahn to 5th at in is. Simmons Floi. New York at no fed Magler Moi is. Friend i0-0i. Cincinnati at is. Dolls co is. Haddix in . Only games. 35 13 27 11 feats. In the second i inning. Game a singled for e. Johnson in 7th. Mick Mcdermott got even More 1 Batter for burdens in no. New from Rio Bost Teim St. American Leal e w i Milwaukee 000 030 100-4 211 030 support from Gernert who delivered his third Homer then crashed a three run double in a seven run rally in the seventh inning. Robin Roberts number one Pitcher in the majors last sea cock Johnson scoop Dienst and Seiko. 1.1 i left Milwaukee 6, St. Louis i. By Reynolds la full son pitched one his most Spahn 1. Jester 3. Johnson 1. Burdette 2. Chicilo at a ctn fleece 1-0 to her Brilliant games a three hit 2-1 Presto i so Spahn i. Presto i. Brazen Bert 1 r in 4 1 in t w t a Bruton. Logan. Dittmer. Klaus he. Mus 2, Schwend Lens 2. Musial 2, bllko.2. D. Rice. A Jablonsky. Rib Slaughter 2, d. Rice. Balko d. Schoendienst Logan Mathew i 2, Dittmer. 2b-Muslal, Slaugh Ter. Schoendienst. Had. Rice Balko Dittmer. Do Dittmer Logan and and ret. .b33 .667 .600 .500 .500 .500 .200 .167 Philadelphia Chicago Cleveland Washington Detroit be Ilerda i remits Boston 4-11, Washington 2-4. Only game scheduled. Today s games probable pitchers Boston at new Yark arts som look is Reynolds 1-01. Era i a a Joann cd Muir is pc sir to decision for the polls at new i e. Johnson 1 in i Burdette 4 in 2 York in which homers by John-1 Osny Wyrostek and Gran Hamner gave him his margin. Roberts beaten opening Day by Larry Jansen the giants reversed proceedings this time As Jansen to i Ho-3pahn 6 in 4 innings Jester 2 in i is. t 0-1 to. Lemon 11-01. Philadelphia my Washl Niton 10-11 v Stobbs 10-01. Al Spahn 4-4, Jester. 3-3. E. Johnson 0-0. Burdette 2-2. Presto 4-4. Razle 0-0. Hip Presko fadcockl.1 we Spahn. A Presko la a Spahn Al i. 17-Ballanfanl, Barfick. Gore and Jac Towsel. A-4.3h paid. Bears nip Pels 6-5, was tagged with the Defea yielded five hits. He 1 a Turk a h a Oil Kman la 2 1 Al Tho son 0 2 11 8 Cruelle it 2 dark Lisp 3b c i 2 4 1 h 27 10 3 30 000 001 001-2 100 000 000-1 the payoff came for the phils. Two out in the ninth when Ennis in Hamner delivered his drive. Hamn a Richie Ashburn. Fleet fielder for the phils saved thei total s Day for Roberts when he hauled 5gwayokkhia in a Long drive by Bobby Thorn son at the Fence in the ninth i the Ball might have gone for an i inside the Park Homer had Ash-1 Burn failed to catch it. Joe Presko showed no signs j the sore Arm which bothered botox 4-11, nats 2-4 him last year As the cardinals downed the braves. 9-4, in i night game. Steve Bilko in four runs and belted a three run Homer in a 13-hit attack which routed Warren Spahn and sent the braves Down to their third straight loss. The dodgers and pirates were idled by Snow and cold weather at Pittsburgh. All other teams had open dates. By United press most baseball players like a a clean hit to Center a Blooper 4 i 3 out the Park but Mobile s Ash Heckel figured his questionable 4 3 1 hit off the Pitcher s Mitt was As 3 2? 10 Good As they come. Ash s hit probably won t win a Wyr Stelt. Hamner. Thomson. A trip to the majors but it ass the big blow that gave the bears a thrilling 6-to-5 Roberts 1-1, Jansen 2-3. A Roberts win Over new Orleans. Illi. A Jensen la it. A Dixon. Masc ii. Secory. A-2.53j. I the ninth a neg and Heckel s scratch hit new j leans had cracked the whip. The i Pels held a 5-to-3 Lead going f a a h n Good n2b .114 b into the anal Frame. O Piersall 4 1 1 30 Grasso c 43 Marrero p 2 0 Baker Dixon p totals 35 s 24 1 1 us Lett it d Bollone is 0 2 Parnell p 1000 Kinder p 000 Cojeen Edy p _. Is totals alled out for Marrero in to. Washington 000 010 010-2 the other game scheduled in the Southern association Birm j n i Ingham at Chattanooga was 304 because cold 3 i 11 weather. 0 0 0 0000 30 7 27 16 Boston 012 my Oox-4 r Runnels. Grasso. Goodman Gernert 2, Parnell. 2, Piersall. Yost. Grass. 2b-boiling. Good Man. Wood. Kell Grasso Jensen. Gernert 2. S 12, Boston s. By 2, Parnell 9, Kinder 1. So Marrero 4. Parnell 1. To Marrero 6 in 7. Dixon 1 in 1 Parnell 6 m 7 2-3 Kinder 2 in 1 Kennedy in 1-3. R and 4-4, Dixon 0-0 Parnell 2-2. Kinder 0-0, Kennedy 0-0. Hooch Lack. Mcgowan. A-5.315. Be cd game Washington 001 000 120 4 7 1 Boston 021 001 70x-11 13 3 Porterfield. Can Supra 7i. Sima i5j and grass Mcdermott Holcombe 181 and White. Last night s fights by United press new York Tuzo Portuguez 163, Costa Rica out pointed Mississippi state stood one step j Garth Panter 162 i. Salt Lake Rearer the Southeastern con j City Ference s Western division base air Ball title monday after battering Trenton. N. A Ike Williams. Spiders outclass is Hampden Sydney a. Richmond s spiders completely outclassed Hampden Sydney 19 2, in a wild baseball game Here monday. Zero to . Mckinley Louisiana state 16-7 in the opener a two game series. 151, Trenton out pointed Billy Andy 152, Providence r. I. Wrestling tomorrow night civic auditorium tag team match one Hoar time limit Lester Charlie Welch Keene wild Bill is. Tom canny Bradley Best 2 oat three Falls preliminary one fall each 30-minute time limit Welch Bradley canny is. Keene Advance Bale tickets Palace news newcomer Tom Bradley above makes his wrestling de but in Kingsport wednesday night when he teams up with Charlie Keene against the Lester Welch wild Bui canny combination in the featured tag match. The 29-year-old Hamilton o., product weighs in at 212 pounds and is rated among the roughest in the business. New Umpire staff games this season Pennington Gap a. Spa Mountain states league will have a completely new staff umpires this season. Contrary to a ruling whereby at least half the old staff be retained to supervise new men Wacks sold half his 1952 staff and released the other half. These eight men will compose the 19s3 umpiring staff the Mil when the league opens sunday according to an official Kingsport times tuesday Aprik 21, 1953 7 locals to play important tilts tribe hosts Johnson City Sullivan entertains Bluff City Lynnes travel is Amateur Golf matches begin today pin Horst n. C. Up match play starts today in the North and South Golf tournament and right away the big name Star runs into Trou ble. First round pairings presented several the tourney favourites with Tough assignments like top Choice Frank Stranahan to Ledo o., who must meet highly regarded Dale Morey Martinsville ind. Stranahan the defending Champion Here and former Brit ish Amateur Champion will be favored in every match he plays far As he the seasoned Morey who turned in a five Over 78 in monday s qualifying round could upset him right at the Start. Strana Han had a qualifying 73. Smokes gel negro pitchers option from hot Springs hot Springs Ark. Hot Springs bathers today optioned two controversial negro pitchers to Knoxville rather than to risk breaking up the Cotton states the hot Springs club announced that Jim and Leander Tugerson Florence Villa fla., Drill wed. Afternoon Brothers were being sent to Knoxville a member the the lion s club entry in the Mountain states league a 24-1 midget league will hold a prac hour recall basis. The bather Itice wednesday afternoon at 4 management expressed Hope that pm. On the Washington Dia other members the Cotton Imond manager Ken Bingham states Loop would change their announced monday. Unree important coherence games Are tap for Usu Milieu a Luigi i 19 errors in dropping decisions to three area baseball City and Sullivan and Are Dobyns Bennett to crash Back into the Johnson City in a big five column against Holston Ference affair while Lynn is journeying to Holston Institute and Sullivan is playing Carl Matherly will probably Call either Jim to Bluff Charlie Morrison Kingsport s defending state champions were slated to meet Lynn View yesterday but the Chilly weather forced postponement the game until Rookie right handers for hurling duties. Hershall Davidson who is slated to go against Kingsport tomorrow will be ready for Relief duty along with Day. The Sullivan Bluff City game will decide first place in the upper lakes conference and infielder Jimmy Fleming. Fleming has t Given up a hit in six innings Relief pitch info Bill Caton is expected to Call either George Bailey Max Hickman to open the Hill. Bailey is a regular outfielder but switched to the Mound Friday against Lynn View and received credit for a 9-2 b. Crawford tribe Mentor is expected to Call his Ace Southpaw Don Adams to tame the Hill toppers. Coach John Broyles is expected to counter with Jim Cloyd. In his route going City s Only defeat the pirates now have a 4-1 season came at the hands Mark and need a win Over Elizabethton in an extra in City to take a firm grip affair is expected to the indians a tussle for the Lynn View has a 2-2 five Crown. Ence record but in t time for All three con out the ulc picture. Is 4 . Lions club errors help Cherokee drills Are shortened by cold weather manager Leo Shoals expects 18 for work at 1 . Today hampered by anything but baseball weather the Kingsport cherokees held a Brief workout at j. Fred Johnson Park monday afternoon under the direction new manager Leo Muscles Shoals. The drills were limited to a Brief batting practice session running and Pepper games by the Chilly weather. Shoals plans to hold another Drill this after noon at 1 clock. New players Are beginning to arrive in town from their other training Camps and around 18 Are expected to be hand to Day. Two players from Richmond were expected in town last night along with two men from the Cleveland indians Chain. Shoals has also received Promise help from Greensboro and Rock Hill members the Carolina and Tri state leagues respectively. Most the players now work ing out Are already under con tract and with the exception pitching the team is shaping up fast. La Starza rated 3rd among heavyweights attitude so that hot Springs could recall the negroes. The Tugerson compiled impressive pitching year with the Indianapolis clowns tale negro american league. With the lion s club team Are urged to be present. Nashville term. Debilt made eight errors yesterday to help the Kentucky wildcats win their first South tory the season 9-6. An error came in the eighth Washington la Starza and Dan Bucceroni jumped into the heavyweight title picture today the strength the National boxing All boys interested in Spring ratings. Fla Starza a Slick Boxer who lost a much disputed split decision to Champion Rocky Mari Ano three years ago hopped into the no. 3 challenger spot the basis his Victory Over Rex Layne during the Winter. Records Jast George Diehl former big allowed the last three Wildcat league Pitcher will be hand i runs to score. The miscue was to assist Bingham with workout. The made by Center Lelder Dick Fos Ter who let Bill Evans single get through him. Release made this week president Virgil league Wacks. Edward e. Castellano age 29, height weight 180, Brooklyn n. Y. A Veteran the Pony and West Texas new mex Ico w. Ryan age 24, height 6weight 160, Brook Lyn n. Y. Gerald p. Mcgrath age 26, height weight 155, Long Island n. Y. Kemp a Maser age 27, height weight 172, fort Pierce Florida. Richard a. Bertuck age 24, height weight 180, win Ter. Park Florida. John Edward Tirek age 32, weight 165, West Aliquippa a. Veteran Mil and Gulf coast league. Edwin j. Beeler jr., age 27, height weight 170, Cheverly Maryland. Robert e. Cook age 27, height 6weight 176, Painesville Beeler Maser and Mcgrath Are College graduates. All have completed High school. Stan Law Fin Ray Potts and Harry Mayer the Mil 1952 staff will be in a Ball this year. The choicest and most modern selection patterns and colors Lour Walls need color to make them Bright. Design to make them right. Oily wallpaper Baa both the new Southern decorator wallpapers Are Beautiful beyond description nothing will give you so much in decoration for so Little expense. Come in and see our portfolios new Southern decorator patterns and colors. Kingsport hardware co. 313 s this Man is what the City firemen Are saying about Sam Davis local policeman who will see action in the policemen firemen game thursday night at j. Fred John son Park. Davis sparked the policemen to Victory last year with three doubles in As Many trips to the plate. Game time is . Tickets Are available at w. B. Greene Dobyns Tayjor so Bel s from any member the Optimist club police and fire departments. Times news photo by Gretchen Whisnant 74 errors committed in first week baseball giants Lead with 10 by Jack hand new York the pitchers Are ahead the hitters. Or maybe the hitters Are ahead the pitchers. One thing is sure fielders Are ahead no body. In the first week major league play through sunday s games a total 74 errors was committed in 33 games. Cold numb fingers and Slippery in Fields helped swell the total Way above . All Winter the experts have been writing that Cleveland must tighten its infield if the indians Are going to break the new York Yankee monopoly american league pennants. So far it looks like the same old Story. In four errors. And six by the Leaky in yield. Three by shortstop Ray Boone two by third baseman Al Rosen and one by second base Man Bobby Avila. Luke easter who led the first basemen in most errors in 1952, had t made any before he was sidelined with a broken foot. Catcher Jim Hegan was guilty the other three. Last summer the Sieve infield at Cleveland Cost the tribe the Pennant. The regulars made 91 and the serve infielders added 28 More. No wonder Cleveland tied for most errors in the league and hit a league Low for double plays. But the indians Aren t the leaders in boots and wild throws in the new season. That title goes to the new York giants with a horrible 10 in four games. Rookie Daryl Spencer playing third base after he failed to oust Al dark from his shortstop Job has made three errors. Dark and Bobby Thomson Back in Center Field again each have two. It must be the cold weather. How else can you explain three errors by sure fingered pee Reese the Veteran Brooklyn shortstop even Junior Gilliam the dodgers Rookie second base Man succumbed to the epidemic. After going through the Spring training season without Messing up a play he finally made an error sunday in the Snow and freezing temperature at Pitts Burgh. Buying see us for Home financing you can buy As easily As you rent with our budget fitted loan plan simply make a reasonable Down payment repay the rest in monthly instalments suited to your income. For detailed information Stop in today listen every Nihl monday through Friday . Kingsport Federal and loan association 230 Street 3710 let s All buy defense Bond sit Broad Street phone 213t so easy to use super Durau Luptar no Tler and in hour. Lut Ciori Paith High fashion Gorg Towl Tho Dat. Euy la pain Wolli wallpaper Pla Ifor. 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