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Kingsport Times (Newspaper) - September 30, 1954, Kingsport, TennesseeSeptember 30, 1m4 King port Tjw i f Odds against giants taking series vanish with 1st game mar son Ousby Rhodes 1 old inning Homer Marks Sej vn0pener shortest Homer new York sept. 30 Sivji i ill Uvrl Chicago. Sept. 30 Insl from limes press Here Are some of the records equalled in wednesday s Chicago. Sept. 30 Matson. Chicago cardinals full the 51st series with right hander Early Wynn. The Crafty no. 2 tribe i lagged by hurler who fashioned 23 victories during the regular season. I hitter. Baseball s most prolific wrong Side Flintzer of the Camj i3 Vic Wertz Becan pain had a magnificent 21-7 record for the Durocher men. And a Polo i Man in series history world series Pinch i Delphia grounds crowd of was expected to see the 24-year-old Southpaw test his fast Ball and Sharp curve against the tribe beginning at 1 four hits in one game. 1 catch of his Young career that Hie Mays made on Vic Wertz in new York giants 5-2 opening . Esti. Cloudy warm weather greeted the second game. The giants who went into the series As 9-to-5 underdogs take til Field for the second contest at Vhal the wagering circles refer to As pick pm Are 13 to 11 favourites for today s game. The switch was occasioned of course when James Lamar Dusty Rhodes a professional Pinch hitter hit a rather a muscular Fly Ball on Bob Lemon s first pitch to him in the tenth inning of yesterdays Side happenings opener. The Ball propelled its Way almost 270 feet Down the right i i eld j Willil Elf line with enough wind behind it to touch Jackpot territory in the lower at deck for a three run Homer which meant a 5-to-2 if int Victory. I f f in jul Jcj thus warned. Wynn the Middle Man of Cleveland s mighty three was out to avoid what the redoubtable or. Lemon could not. For his heroics Rhodes won himself his same seat on the Bench and i Durocher planned to have slumping Monte Irvin in left Field again. And the Dis series of lying the series record of 3 a " Salt Lac Nappy so Lucky errors in one game fell upon in lne dressing room. I Mueller. Naii the Ball All the Way. There was nothing too hard about it. I be made better catches. But what about my hitting i was t any help up there at the Over in the Corner Johnny an Tonelli the giants pitching Nom Inee today was in deep conference with starting Pitcher Sal Maglie. Just a regular game Lor shrugged Johnny. We won the Pennant with finishes like this All season by will Grimsley new York. Sept. 29 How Matson s return rounds out a cards starting Backfield which includes Charley Trippi and Johnny Olszewski at halfback and Lamar Mician at quarterback. Douglass to meet Crew at stadium tonight the Douglass High Grid tigers will be seeking their second win of the Campaign at j. Fred John son stadium tonight when they Host Slater High of Bristol in a con Ference game. The tigers opened the season last thursday verdict Over wolves of Bristol struggled to a night with a 12-0 Greeneville. The Welcome rain drills aerials by the associated press rain a stranger to most of the South curtailed Louisiana state football drills yesterday and he was referring of course to yesterday s game was the sort that two fighting league champions Rox corp of opener As the giants and the indians 3core it opener. Figured to put on. The feeling Here is that it set the pattern for what May be one of the greatest play offs in history. The indians Are not beaten by a Long Way but the club must have been jolted out of its complacency and know that it faces a grim Battle. Of deep satisfaction to Leo do Tocher s club was the fact that it stayed in there and finally Defeated Cleveland s Best. Also of glad tidings to the win ners was the manner in which their Relief Star the Veteran Marv gris som. Walked in there to Stop the tribe in its tracks after their starter Sal Maglie. Suddenly Felt his 37 years in the. Eighth inning and his reliever Don Lyddle had been clouded for one of the longest and most sensational Puto its Ever teen anywhere. And last but far from least it was their wonder boy and official team electrified Willie Mays who saved the game with his truly amazing Over shoulder catch of Vic Wertz towering 450-foot smash to the Centerfield Wall with two indians on base and none out in the eighth. The boy from Alabama did t get a hit off Lemon s sinking stuff but he gave notice that he will be a telling Factor All the Way with that catch and his steal of second after Lemon had walked him for the second time with nne out in the loth. The steal caused the Indian Ace to pass Hank Thompson purposely to set up a possible double play and that gave Durocher the Opportunity to insert the lefty swinging Rhodes for slumping Monte Irvin. The ironic part of it was that the same wind blowing with some velocity across the Field from left to right almost surely robbed Jim Hegan Cleveland s Catcher of a bases loaded Home run off Grissom in the eighth inning and also blew one Back off Al dark s Bat that would have Given the giants a 3-2 win after two were Down in the ninth. Both knocks clearly were headed for. The scats when they bet out. From the very Start it was Evi Dent that Maglie was Short on control even though the Veteran had Mongue. D Lyddle p 000000 Grissom. P 100000 Rotili 36 5 9 30 8 3 one out when winning run scored. A announced As Batter for Pollley in ath. Lor Majesky in 8th. Out on strikes for Strickland in bin. A ran for Wertz in 10th. A struck out for Negan in Lois. Hit Home run for Irvin in loth. Reese had rather not watch giants Louisville by. Sept. 30 ins far As the world series is concerned. Pee wee Reese Brook in dodgers infield Star would ust As soon play Golf today As watch it. On television. Reese shot a round yesterday on his Home Louisville course As the York giants who beat out Lis second place dodgers for the warmed up for close to 20 min National league Pennant trimmed utes. His first three pitches to the the Cleveland indians in the first indians Lead off Batter Al Smith i series game were not even close and the fourth pee wee said one plunked Smith. Why should i watch the series Bobby. Avila. The to i saw enough of the Polo get funds. New York. Sent 20 api the official Box score of the first game of the 1854 world series lev land a Grasso. C Pollley. Of Strickland. Pope it Hegan. C Glynn in Lemon. P Mueller it Mayi. Of Thompson 3b a e ii 0 a e 411100 511230 301300 501130 5 0 t 11 1 0 000000 000100 300000 000000 000000 000000 3 0 0 j 3 0 100000 400010 100000 40011 38 5 a h h 0 a e 51 1900 402320 612202 310200 400110 402900 300010 Cleveland Iai new Wohlt n 200 000 000 0-2 002 000 000 3-5 rib Weru 2. Mueller. Thompson Rhodes 3. 2b-Wertz. 3r-Wertz. Son hrs Mas. 5 Irvin l 13, new tort n by series was beamed around tin world in almost every language. It was broadcast in English French and Spanish and televised to every state in the Union and for the first time to Cuba where the commentary was in Spanish. The game was Kine scoped in Miami und flown by fast plane to Havana. Latin american interest was re ported at its highest pitch. Latin players Dot the roster of both teams with Beto Bobby Avila Mexico s american league batting Champion the standout. A. A customers arriving at the Polo grounds had a newspaper thrust in their hands with the comment take it was a special edition of the Phoenix Ariz Gazette flown Here especially for the opening game. The paper carried the Streamer Phoenix cheers giants in the giants trained at Phoenix the indians at Tucson. There Quick Pinch hitter shift before the game even started. Perry Como the warbling sex Sarber Sang the National Anthem instead of the familiar Gladys Gooding. Who has a franchise on singing the Star spangled Banner in new York. Como made the my 1j, Teft Lort in a Mont dark. Mayi 2. Thompson Anthem sound like a love song Mitchrll. Doby. So Mackle 2 Strickland Smitht. Grissom 2 Popr. Lenion 6 Muglie 2. Irvin. Thomp son. Grissom. A Bielleri. To Malle 7 in 1 none out in Syhl puddle 0 in 1-3. Oris Soro 1 in a 2-3. Re Malle 3-2. Lyddle 0-0, Grissom 0-0. 5-5. Hip by Mague Smithl. We Lemon. A Grossom. Tj-a1 Barlock Ali plate. Charlie Berry Alt first base. Joe do Conlan we second base John Stevens Al third Bas i Larry a-52.751 Lon Warneke Enli Ett Field. Larry Napp a right Field. Receipt inet flu cd actually it is. It was a bit incongruous to see Joe Dimaggio his hair flecked with Gray crammed into the tight quarters. The sex Yankee great Chain smoked nervously and looked much More ill at ease As special correspondent for a news Syndicate than when he was up there with two out and the count three and two. Newsmen got cricks in their necks Locking for Marilyn. She was t there. She s in Holly league s leading hitter followed with a looping single into Short right which Don Mueller kicked around permitting Smith to race to third. However Sal settled and got Larry Doby and Al Rosen on popups and that brought up Vic Wertz the tribe first baseman whom even the Baltimore orioles refused to continue feeding Early in the season. Well sir Vic clanged one off the right Centerfield Wall that would be going yet if it had t met Wood. By the time it came Back he was perched on third and two runs were Only runs the indians were destined to get. Despite the fact that Wertz slashed a double and two singles and nearly chased Mays out of the Park on his next four tries. Liams. Who looked like he was out the giants got them Back off. Of his depth All afternoon against Lemon in the third when the rolled from that of their order led by Whitey on until Rhodes finally got Man delivered three clean singles i his Chance it was a question. And Drew a walk to push two of one team and then the other j scots across with Only one away i threatening to beat the band but it looked like a Chance for a to get the big hit. In All., big inning but that was All. Indians stranded 13, the giants struck out. And Little Davey wll if. Giants during the season when we played them 22 Church Hill Unaka game played Friday the Church Hill Unaka football game which w a s reported As being scheduled for tonight is a Friday night game and will be played at Church Hill. The panthers will Host Jeffer son City next thursday night in a game that was originally slated for Friday night. Kickoff time for the Tenaka contest Friday night has been set for 8 o clock. Game just before Mays made his great catch told newsmen i did t tire so much. It was just that i did t have real Sharp control of my curve Ball. I could t hit the outside Corner against the left handers. That s what got me in trouble. And that Wertz. The Way he s hitting today you could t get him out. I guess we Don t know him As Well As some of the other Cleve land Maglie probably will be to Start again sunday or monday although manager Leo Durocher would t say just when. Durocher added he was t so sure now that he d Start Rueben Gomez in tomorrow s third game in Cleveland. Don Lyddle might get the Call. Leo was All talk though about Rhodes game winning Home run. He was my big Guy in a Jam and that s what he s going to be for the rest of the enthused Durocher. Just what i be come to expect him to do. Bring him up in an rant place and Back in the said Rhodes the biggest hit of my Over in the Indian dressing room. Wert who had four hits but had his big one caught sat sadly before his locker. That was the hardest Ball i hit All he said. Manager Al Lopez went even further. It looked to me like the longest Ball our club has hit All year. There would t have been a tenth inning if Mays had t caught it. He sighed we were beaten by the longest out and the shortest Homer of the Rhodes Homer certainly was Short. It arched just about 270 feet much. He planned 10 polish offence and defense today for the team s Southeastern conference opener at Mobile saturday night against Alabama. At Mississippi coach John Vaught ruled out Contact work As the rebels tuned up for Villanova Harold Easterwood called a Mississippi state coach Darrei Royal the Best Center in Colleg will not Start agans Arkansas state. Easterwood Jared his leg last week in the ten Nessee game. The Tulane varsity facing a Tough scrap saturday with Norl Carolina scrimmage until after dark. Florida coach Bob Woodruf continued to fret Over several of his limping first stringers. Ailing since the Georgia tech game last week Are ends Ray Brown and Welton Lockhart fullback Joe Brodsly and halfback Bob Davis. Ralph Jordan said his Auburn team went through one of its mos satisfactory workouts of the Alabama was cheered by the accurate passing of quarterback Ace Bart Starr. The no. 1 tide Quad Erback completed 6 of 9 passes for 95 Yards during a Long ban scrimmage. Tennessee wound up its rough work for saturday s clash with Duke with. A passing Drill. Coach Down the right Field foul line. Losing Pitcher Bob Lemon the victim of Rhodes was unhappy even thinking about it. I was worried All through the game that something like tha would he said. If they 3ad to beat me with a Homer i wish Al dark s hit had gone. Into the stands in the ninth. That one was hit Good but i guess the wind ept it never a cold moment always f i que a t i t y Musken s 137 Street Kingsport never a charge for credit Shadow print Tweed Corduroy shirts Fine Quality Corduroy machine washable Rayon Satiu Yoke something new in sport shirts Wool carilon 98 feel of Wool weight of gabardine handsomely styled Cal Sheen gabardine sport shirts 98 wrinkle resistant hand washable plaid shirts Wool and Rayon 98 deluxe tailoring washable 6-6 tie with Benham. Ky., in Hipps 9.111 Call the signals opener and then squeezed past j Leon Graves who scored both of Harlan. Ky., 13-12 last week. Coach Plavier s Douglass squad got by the Greeneville game with out More than a few bruises and will be in top shape for tonight s same. The boys Are looking pretty Good and we have been brushing up on formations in preparation for the Slater coach Plamer said last night. The Tiger Mentor will Start Joe Manuel and co Captain David ii Jnore in the end slots. Durl Bristol and Walter Miller w ill open at the guard posts and Willie Hodge and Joe Green will operate from the Harvey Robinson said the vols would begin tapering off today. Kentucky s workout was described As harder than usual by coach Blanton Collier. The Rookie Wildcat coach said there might be some new faces in Kentucky s starting lineup saturday against leu but he declined to be specific at Georgia tech. Coach Bobby Dodd counted halfback Paul Rotenberry and guard Bill Fulcher out of the game with Southern methodist. Georgia coach Wally Butts noted with pleasure the passing accuracy of quarterbacks Jimmy Harper and Billy Armistead. The Lun dogs tackle positions. The Backfield the Tiger touchdowns last week will be in the right half Slot with l e r o y Goodwin As his running mate. Bobby Hord will fullback. Coach Fitzhugh Houston will Start Roy Sensabough William Cansler James Daniel. William Patum. Kenneth Daggs William French and Charles Carter up front. Howard Cudger will open at quarterback Robert Cudger will be in at right half and Robert Wiley will Start at left half. Charles Silas has been selected As the starting fullback. Kickoff time is scheduled for co Captain i . I Auto insurance for careful Drivers liability and property t3swsge each 6 months local adjusters no membership fee Stock company f. J. 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