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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - March 15, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeA Swallop Ais 13-3 hold clean Citrus record Ivy International news service the Philadelphia athletics wore supposed to have been looked when they gave up right hander Harry Byrd and first baseman Eddie Robinson to the Yankees last Winter in a whopping 13-player Deal. But right now the athletics would be willing to be robbed some More if a continuation their Spring fortunes were guaranteed. Eddie Josol s club undefeated the Grapefruit trails won its Gams in a Row sunday blasting the wingless Washington senators 13 to 3. Starring in the Mack men s Triumph at West Palm Beach Fla., was Don Boll wi3p. First baseman they acquired in the Trade with new York. Bollweg hit a grand slam Homer in the fifth and singled doubled in three trips driving in a total six runs to Fea Ture a 17-hit attack. Brooklyn s dodgers also won their fifth straight Topping the Boston red sox 9 to 6, at Miami. Gil Hodges got four the 15 dodger hits and Joe Black Al Lowed Only two hits in a five inning pitching stint. Milwaukee s braves playing without Bobby Thomson and Eddie Mathews overpowered the Cincinnati Redlegs h to 8, at Tampa. Thomson who fractured his right ankle saturday is expected to be out action at cast until june 5. The braves were heartened by a doctor s report that Home run King Mathews backache was merely due to a Strain and that the third baseman will be Avail Able for duty in a couple Days. Late inning rallies featuring homers by Sherm Lollar and Billy Wilson brought the Chicago White sox a 7 to 5 win Over the Yankees at St. Petersburg. Steve Neill juggled his line up and the Philadelphia Phillies out slugged the Detroit tigers 14 to 11, at Clearwater. Veteran first baseman Earl Torgeson drove in six runs with a grand slam Homer and a double. Rookie outfielder Stan Palys had a Homer triple and a single and Rookie outfielder Dan Schel had a double and two singles. The new York giants blasted Bob Feller Hal Newhouser Early Wynn and the Cleveland indians 16 to 6, at Tucson Ariz. The giants made 22 hits in win Ning their third in a Row but More encouraging to the do Roche men was the fact that Sal Maglie allowed Only two hits and no runs in a four inning Mound assignment. With Vic Raschi Joe Presko and Al Brazle doing the hurling the St. Louis cardinals beat the Chicago cubs 4 to 2, at los an Geles. In other games the Baltimore j orioles beat san Diego the Pacific coast league 10 to 4, at san Diego and Brooklyn s team downed the Pittsburgh j pirates 7 to 5, at it. Pierce Fla. Mathews Thomson braves ailing list Bradenton Fla. One woebegone week end old Man injury hurled two Quick strikes past the stunned Milwaukee braves and put a deep Chiu their Pennant Hopes. On saturday Bobby Thomson Star left fielder obtained from the new York giants broke his right ankle. Sunday third base Man Eddie Mathews Home run King the majors suffered a painful Back sprain. Thomson fractured the ankle in three places attempting to break up a double play during an exhibition game against the new York Yankees and will not see action again until about May 15. That Means he will miss the first four weeks the season. Mathews injury which is expected to sideline him Only for about two three Days is less serious. Milwaukee officials Are greatly concerned however because this is the third time Mathews Back acted this Spring. Lose overtime verdict in tourney final boy err Clyce team to take Bowling honors Oak Ridge cer Tain 13-year-old Oak Ridge Bowler posted an 1896 to win Handicap event the Tennessee top honors in the All events state Bowling tournament which ended Here sunday night. A Brace Kingsport bowlers b. Boyer and f. Cycle won Dou Bles honors with 1263 in the Handicap and 1167 in scratch. John Tatum Nashvle was Winner All events scratch with 1731. Smith Oak Ridge was runner up in All events Handi Cap with 1795, while r. Lutes Chattanooga was second in All events scratch with 1704. Certain won the singles event with a 681 Handicap series and was second in scratch with 597. Roscoe Stevens Oak Ridge was first in scratch with 622 and second in Handicap with 670. Chattanooga s Bowling baddies shot a 2772 series to capture the scratch team championship. The tournament has been con monday March 15, 1954 Kingsport 5 spares u and by Doug sieves strikes Model City motors dropped a 21-19 overtime contest to Munal clinic to take the runners up honors in the fall Branch invitational girls tourney saturday night. Pictured left to right Roberta Adams Zelda Breeding sue mull1ns, Lou Dykes to Clayman Blackie Kistner and Jenny Gilley. In front is coach Earl Kinti and sponsor c. B. Gilley. Nashville West went All the Way for Doc Nashville up a balding sad faced Man walked into the utter bedlam Vanderbilt s big gymnasium in the final stages the state basketball tournament saturday night. A few minutes later his boys were state champions. The Man was w. H. Doc Yarbrough principal West end High school Nashville who retires at the close this school year. All the Way for Doc was the Battle cry carried throughout the tournament by West rooters and As the students cheered and the West team played magnificently Many a Neutral observer was quickly converted. For three weeks West carried its cry All the Way for Doc through the District regional and up to the final game against a free Wheeling Lafollette team. But at the half with Lafollette leading 23-17, Doc was called at his Home and told the bad news. Doctors had ordered the Veteran school teacher to stay away from basketball games but when he thought his school was losing he came to the gym to console his Entrance into the auditorium was a tense one. The West cheering Section already gone wild by a third Quarter Blue Jay scoring spree went even Wilder. Minutes later Captain Jimmy Giardello Troy scrap tops card Johnson Andrews go wednesday French whipped in a jump shot to put West into its first Lead 40-39. Then in the last half minute play French dunked two free shots and the Blue jays were state champs. West s other Fine guard Ralph Greenbaum staggered through the screaming fans to Tell Doc we did it for they Are wonderful. As As ability goes we probably have had better teams at West end. But never a greater Doc said As he clutched the Basket Ball that had brought his boys the championship. It was a Toughie for the Fine Lafollette club to lose but As the owls coach John Brown said they out scrapped us in the Guy Crawford coach Kings port which won third place by i edging Memphis Treadwell 53 51 in Consolation said i was naturally for Lafollette for the owls Are from our Section the state but deep Down you just had to be for this battling Bunch. I have never seen a team in any sport to match that club in guts fight and pure scrap. They just would t be beat and that is what it certainly West is not one the Best teams Ever to win a j state title As As Talent is concerned but an unstoppable combination when it wanted to go All the Way for new York Giardello the Boxer turned puncher and Willie no Clinch Troy the hard hitting 21-year-old Washington middleweight clash this week in an outstanding ten Rounder at Madison Square Garden Friday night. The 23-year-old Giardello second ranking .160-Pound con tender knocked out Garth Panter in five rounds and Walter in heat in his last two outings. The cocky Phila Delphian is a Fine Boxer who has just Learned How to turn the Power. Troy Winner his last seven fights by knockouts stopped Moses Ward in the ninth round a sensational Clinch less slug fest at Detroit feb. 3. Now ranked seventh among the middleweight Troy has a Walt Alston named to Pilot nationals in All Star game 26-1 record with 20 Kayos. Giar r ecord is 48-10-5 with 16 bout will be broadcast Miami Fla. Ins Walter Alston manager the Brook-1 Lyn dodgers will Pilot the naj Kayos tonal league team in the an the Nual All Star baseball game july Abc and telecast 13 at Cleveland. Harold Johnson the no. 1 Light Alston was notified his a heavyweight contender faces ointment sunday by National Pfaul Andrews a fast rising Buffalo n. Y., 22-year-old, in a ten Rounder at the Chicago stadium wednesday night. Andrews ninth has a 23-2 record. Moberly mo., wins Johnson Winner n straight league president Warren Giles at Miami. Hutchinson Kan. Persistency finally paid off in the National Junior College Basket Ball tournament for Moberly mo., College. It won the tournament championship saturday night by beating Snow College Eph Raim Utah 55-49, in an Over time game. Moberly had participated in four previous National Junior College meets but never had finished better than sixth. Togo palazzi most valuable player in nit in t sure about pro try new York palazzi holy Cross probably the Only basketball player in history named for a japanese Admiral also seems to be the Only person who s worried about his ability to make Good As a pro. The Crew Cut Stockill built youngster who led holy Cross to its first National invitation tournament championship in t even sure that hell go for the pro game. I d like to play All right but Rny main purpose in going to holy Cross was to get a Good he said today. I have a Chance for a Good Indus trial Job when i graduate and i d hate to pass it up and then Flop As a i am pretty sure i can shoot Well enough. I believe i have the strength to play that 72 game schedule and i know i d Hustle enough. But i Don t know whether i can play defense Well enough for the palazzi left Little doubts As to his scoring ability with a Tor rid 32 Point demonstration against Western Kentucky in holy Cross semifinal upset. Then he showed his appreciative fans that he can play defense too when he restricted Duquesne s great Dick Ricketts to 13 Points in the crusaders ,71-62 upset Victory in the finals saturday night. Niagara Defeated Western 71-65 earlier in the evening for third place. With ail that it Caine As no great Surprise when Togo was named the tournament s most valuable player. In addition to Togo the All tournament team selected included his teammate Tom Sohn who tied him for scoring honors against Duquesne and did a great Job rebounding against the Dukes big men Ricketts Tom Marshall West Ern Kentucky and Maurice Stokes Little St. Francis Loretto a. About that name it seems Togo s father did not want to give him an Ordinary name and named him instead for a count Heriha Ichiro Togo who is credited with planning the strategy in Japan s Surprise Vic tory in the Russo japanese War. Has a 47-5 record. The will be telecast by lbs. Nate Brooks the North Amer ican bantamweight King from Cleveland meets Henry Pappy Gault former Holder that title in a ten Rounder at Brook Lyn monday night. The 20-year old Brooks olympic flyweight Champion won his Continental 118-Pound Crown with a Kayo Over Billy Peacock feb. 8. Pea cock had won the championship from Gault , s. Brooks record is 7-1 and Gault s 43-8-1. The bout will be telecast by Dumont. Braves farmhands begin work today Macon a. Mil Waukee braves minor league training season gets under Way at. Waycross ga., today with expected arrival seven club managers and 75 players. The seven clubs training at Waycross Are Jacksonville the class a Sally league Evansville ind the class b three i league eau Claire wis the class c Northern league Law ton okla the class b sooner state league Wellsville n. A the class d Pony league and Waycross the Georgia Florida league. Brooks favorite Over Gault tonight new York ins North american bantamweight Cham Pion Nate Brooks Cleveland is favored tonight in his ten round non title bout against former Champ Henry Pappy Gault at new York s Eastern Parkway i Arena. Prep Grid coach finds pupils Are Winifred Mont. Coach Chuck Kettering decided to give his Winifred High school physical education class some pointers in football. The students caught too fast for Kettering. He went to the Hospital with an injured leg. Louise Suggs sets record to win 2nd titleholder prize Augusta a. Louise Suggs the Little Atlanta shot maker won her second women s titleholder championship sunday with a record 73-71-73 although she led from the first round she did t have the easy runaway Victory her seven stroke margin Over runner up Patty Berg St. Andrews 111., would indicate. Patty who set the 294 record last year babe Zaharias Tampa Fla., who was third with 302, and Betsy Rawls Spartanburg s. C., fourth with 303, threatened constantly. The Triumph brought Louise a Check for t Hamp Coleman Rookie Pitcher for the Brooklyn dodgers is a Nephew Taft Wright former american league outfielder. Bob Toski Battles Way to Victory in Baton Rouge open Baton Rouge la. In slender Bob Toski a rare win Ner along professional golfing s Winter Trail owes his Victory in the Baton Rouge open to a Putter which sizzled despite Chilly winds. The 27-year-old Livingston. N. J., professional Sank four birdies the last nine holes to come from behind and overtake Chandler Harper and Jim Ferrier. Toski battled the winds Over the Baton Rouge country club course turning in a final round 68, four under for a 72-Hole total 279 and in first prize Money. Ruth Rader s series score 612 is tops Chattanooga Morristown woman rolled a Fine 612 series sunday to wrap up first place in three the individual events in the Tennessee Wom an s Bowling association state tournament Here. Ina Ruth Rader s series included a sizzling 246 game. She won the All events scratch with the All events Handicap with and the Handicap sin Gles with 684. Broadway pharmacy Mary Ville fired a series saturday night to cop the team championship. Ducted Here during three week ends. The past Little towns still produce big names in major leagues by Bob Considine new York sporting around. The Little towns still produce the big Fellows in baseball. The big cities for All the millions they spend organized play and modern playing Fields often must step aside to make room for the pros who Spring from bucolic pastures where the sea son can t open without faithful old Bossy s contribution a Home plate. Take the newest major league Baltimore orioles. Bin Duren is from Cazenovia Wise., Mel held from Edon o., Vachel Perkins from Edmore mich., Marlin Stuart from Paragould ark., Darrell Johnson from Ord neb., Bill Hunter from Punxsutawney pa., Vern Stephens from Mcalister n. M., Bob Young from Granite md., and Jim Fridley from Philippi w. A. Gene Stephens the red sox is from. Gravette ark., and Sid Hudson from Olive Springs Tenn. Harry Dorish the White sox hails from Swoyersville pa., and Al Sima from Mahwah n. J., Carl Sawatski from Shick shinny pa., Bob Boyd from Potts Camp miss., Fred Marsh from Valley Falls kans., and Tom Wright from Ruthe furton n. meter la., where Bob Feller was born is hardly new York nor is Coamo puerto Rico Home the indians Jose Santiago. Earl Harrist the tigers is from. Dubach la., Teno Bertoia from St. Vito Udine Italy Walt Dropo from Moosup conn., Carl Linhart from Zborov Czechoslovakia. New York Yan Kees symbols the big town in baseball come from lairs va., Darlington s. C., Melvindale mich., Grants pass ore., min Kingsport bowlers Are All set Lor the City tournament to is held All next week. Action will consist team doubles and sin Gles. The Bowler finishing with the High total for the nine games in the All events will be crowned As City Champion. For spectacular action take in the Bowling next week. Eastman s entries in the City 16 Mark and Industrial leagues the going a bit rough at Oak Ridge last week end As they rolled their games in the state tournament. Tommy Thompson was High for the City league team with a 1691 All events total and Frank Altom led the Industrial team with a 1632. The current. Rag time doubles tournament is being led by Joe Rice and Harry Carrell with a 1283. Joe hold the individual High three with a 653. Eastman and Bauer Are Sull deadlocked with a 11-1 record in the City league fourth Quarter race. Both took three Points in their matches Eastman Over Holston Auto and c. A. Bauer Over Mead. Palace news took a clean in the remaining match the 21-19 connovers blasted three Points from the 22-18 Block busters. Joe Rice and Bill Webb shared the High single game honors with a 223 but Joe rolled the High 609 series. Richards clears 15 feet 50 times Milwaukee. Wis. Ins the Rev. Bob Richards 15 foot and a Quarter an Inch pole _ vault in the Milwaukee indoor sweep Over the wingless Borden track meet Tod team and now have a 5-7 tally. 1hp in the remaining match pet Dairy took three Points from the Gibbons lumber five. Paul Ramey took single game honors with a 234 but Ralph Danna came in with the top series a 619. Eastman had the team High 939 single game and Palace news the High 2704 series. Bill Mclntosh was top Man in the Industrial league last week Richards former Illinois Star in racking up his 50th Effort Over feet came through where other stars failed to live up to Advance expectations in Satur Day night s program. Ken Wisner Milwaukee Ace High jumper finished in third place in his specially. Ron Mitchell Illinois won the event his 233 High single and 587 High with a leap six feet series led Kingsport paint inches. Wallpaper to a 3-1 Victory Over Lowell Zellers Indiana won the Mead team. team j the collegiate mile in is in first place with an 3-4 rec Ord but shares this position with Eastman who had a 3-1 win Over Penn Dixie. Robinson Transfer with a 6-6 tally had a perfect night at the expense Bennett Edwards and in the remaining match foundry took a 3-1 Victory from Bray so King. Foundry also has a 6-6 Mark. Kingsport paint wallpaper rolled the team High 922 single game but Eastman took series honors with a 2646. S m moved into a tie with venite for the Eastman Ameri can fourth Quarter Lead As a re sult last week s action. S m blanked organic chemicals venite split with research no. 1. The leaders have a 16-4 record. Seconds faster than Len Truex did in winning the featured invitational mile in Zellers finished 10 Yards ahead Sture Landquist Sweden now running for Oklahoma m. Lakers kicks Are pro court champs playoffs scheduled by International news service the curtain came Down the _ i regular season the National Power department took three bask Coball association sunday Points from a. division it with new York enl moved into a tie for the second Erik champions the place with research with a 13-7 Eastern pand the Man. Tally. Neapolis lakers champs the with Only two nights left to astern division round Robin playoffs among first three teams in each Sion begin tuesday night the Boston celtics who beat the Philadelphia warriors 97 to 92, in their finale finished in a lie for second with Syracuse in the Eastern division. The nats downed the knickerbockers 113 Nerville pa., Havana ark., big no. 2 As they took three Points Cabin okla., Manila ark., Paris j from the 11-9 electric shop. Re the Winner will have to come from these four teams with s m having the Edge schedule Wise. I h. D. Dale had the High 224 single and Lee Johnson the High 569 series. S m rolled the team High 889 single game but research no. 1 took series honors with a 2458. E. Maintenance held to the Eastman National Lead 83. A 15-5 record after taking three Rochester second place team Points from building 95. The 95 in the Western division lost its team used Rudy Greear s High final game 91 to 53, to Mil 221 single game in posting the Waukee while the third place team High 815 single game in fort Wayne pistons ended up saving the one Point. They now j by beating Baltimore 91 to 86. Have a 13-7 record. Venite development took a j clean from engineers no. 2 to build a 13-7 worksheet. This position is also held by research Tex., Spavinaw okla., and Monesson a. Philadelphia athletics come not Only from hunger but from Ribnik Czechoslovakia Barretts search took series honors with a 2303 and their Ted Stanin with a 539. The Eastman girls fourth Quarter race goes the final Bluff Tex., Aliquippa fa., night with the a incites and Cheswold del., Gratz pa., spares still deadlocked with 16-2 mo., and Arecibo puerto Rico j Marks. The leaders had clean and Washington senators sweeps in their matches last reached the nation s capital from i week pipettes Over the 49 ers almost every place except Wash j and spares Over the Rollette. In ton d. Of like Saga la1 in the other match the Nemos Grande and Mariana four Points from the steam la Salle Bradley Southern Calr Penn state Battle for Mcaa Crown Santa , Cal., Scotland neck n. C., Jenks okia., Caracas Venezuela and Kenedy Tex. The doges course Are Sel Dom from Brooklyn. Russ Meyer was born in Peru. Peru 111., that is. Bob Milliken was born in Dallas. Dallas w. Va., to be exact. Preacher Roe was born in Ash Flat ark., but moved to the big town West Plains to. Tit i 3 to c Foj not Mil .to a Kansas City sur prise teams whose chances appearing in collegiate Basket Ball s annual climactic show were considered rather slim will fight it out for the Mcaa championship this week end. Coming up from regional play offs last saturday Are the la Salle explorers Philadelphia Penn state s Kittany Lions Southern California s trojans and the Bradley University braves. Bradley which upset okla homa 71-57 at Stillwater. Okla., and Southern Cal 66-65 double overtime Victor Over Santa Clara at Corvallis will meet in the first semifinal game Fri Day night. Penn state and la Salle clash in the second game the same night. Penn state humbled notre Dame 71-63 at Iowa City. La Salle got to Navy 64-48 at Phila Delphia. The finals Are scheduled in municipal auditorium saturday. Both Penn state and Bradley Are at Large entries. Of the semifinalists Only la Salle was Given much a pre tournament buildup. The explorers were ranked 12th nationally in the associated press poll. Bradley Southern Cal and Penn state did t make the top 20. Southern Cal which lost to Kansas 42-43 in the 1940 finals the Western championship took the Only shot in the Sec Ond overtime session at Corvallis and won. After Dick Welsh us scored a free throw Early in the last session Santa Clara elected to stall and Gamble one shot. The Broncos never got off a shot. Third places in the regional were won by Indiana the 1953 National Champion 73-62, Over Louisiana state at Iowa City North Carolina 65-54 Over Cor Nell at Philadelphia Rice 78-55 Over Colorado at Corvallis. Other than the us Santa Clara game there was t too much contesting in the regional finals. Bradley hand spanked and 1 barred from Mcaa postseason games last year because rules infractions poured it okla homa by 14 Points in the aggie own gym. Bradley played like its Fine team 1950, which went to the finals in both the Mcaa and nit meets. Rollers. Mary Horton had the High 156 single but Ann Vaughn took series honors with a 291. Nemos took team single honors with a 644 and pipettes the series honors with a 1211. How pulled an upset 3-1 win in the Drc league As they Shui Down production no. 1 with a 62-34 record. How shows a Don Hoak s Tom Roulette pa., 41-55 Mark the scoreboard. And got stuck there. Jackie Rob Inson is an old Cairo boy. Cairo a. Cincinnati corralled people from Kayma Tex., Dante va., Curley wash., Comer ga., pier Point Manor n. Y., Holland Strawberry Plains Tenn., Calhoun n. J., Tuolumne Cal., Refugio Tex., and Santurce p. Milwaukee got pm from Nitro w. Va., Paris Che packet r. I., Coushatta la., and Angels Camp Cal. Big City giants Hail from Arroyo p. R., Menasha wis., new braunfels Tex., and commanche okla. Curt Simmons the phils was born in Egypt Richie Ashburn in Tilden neb., Earl Torgeson in Snohomish wash., and Mel Clark in Letart w. A. Pirates come from Odd places like Brooklyn Sid and cardinals irom Arapaho okla., Tacu Baya Mexico Brush Prairie wash., Desloge mo., Nanticoke pa., and the greatest player in the game Stan Musial naturally is a product Donora a. How do you figure it some them must have Learned to play with hedge apples and a barrel stave. U we give j. Green Stamps Atlas Esso station intersection Bristol and j. Highways Hove i 5-1561 engineers moved into a challenging 61-35 second place Posi Tion with a 3-1 Victory Over the 44-52 maintenance team. Area a with the team High 2377 series slowed Down production no. 2 with a 3-1 Victory and lab blanked accounting in the remaining matches c. P. Poe took individual Hon ors with a 223 High single and 557 High series. Production no. 2 had the team High 814 single game. The rattlers moved Back into the Broad Street league Lead with a 31-9 tally after blanking the 11-29 Gutte Snipes. The thunderbolts fell prey to the 23 17 crusade team and dropped Down to second place with a 28 12 worksheet. The atom smashers got their automatic win from the Alley rats to up their record to a 24 John Pyecha Rookie Pitcher for the Chicago cubs attends appalachian slate teachers col lege at Boone n. C., during the off season. 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