19540814, Oxnard Press Courier Newman Home on Furlough Pitches 1-Hitte...

Clipped from US, California, Oxnard, Oxnard Press Courier, August 14, 1954

Newman Home on FurloughiPitches I -0 Softball Win.Jackie Newman, the hottest softball pitcher in Oxnard and Ventura County circuits prior to his enlistment in Uncle Sam’s Army, returned to action lastwildly to second base, the ball rolling into left field.Bill Branon pitched three-hit ball for Chance Vought and struck out 13 men. He didn’tnight at Village Memorial Park issue a free pass and faced only and looked no worse for wear four men over the limit.as he tossed Silver Dollar to a one-hit, 1-0 win over Chance Vought in the feature game of ed up the city league. It was Silver on his Dollar's first victory in the second round.In the oDenine game. LandPicked Up SpeedNewman seemed to have pick-more speed and “stuff”ball as the the Chanceand\ oughtmissedfoot.Tommen again ana againhis offering by a goodIopening game.Air rang up seven big run.' in the sixth inning and then held off a Marine Barracks seventh said histhrow amanagerNewman, the league and .Jackie’s father,had learned to ’’ knuckleballsonitmeaninning rally to win, 13-7.Newman, who is on furlough I while in the service, until September 10, arrived ini In the opening game LandOxnard last night and the Silver!Air countered seven runs in theDollar nine put him right to bottom of the sixth inning andwork.I)1/then held off a late rallvi 1/Fans Nineteen i Marine Barracks and chalk upThe swift right-hander, who their first victory of the secondaid that he had not thrown in round.The win gave the Airmen aa game for at least ten monthstruck out 10 men and walked record and possessionfifth place in the league.ofonly one as he faced only four men oxer the nine inning limit.The game went scoreless for the first eight innings, but an error and a single broughtacross Silver Dollar's winning! record,run in the bottom of the ninth.Hill Podorsek opened the inning bv reaching first on an error. He advanced to second on Land ,\;ian infield hit by Larry Carpen- anj p[,IZter and went ail the way home.TeamThe win for Silver Dollar sent them into a tie for fifth and knocked Chance Vought into a tie for second place, w ith a 2-1with M u g u PublicWorks.The linescores:Team.. ot 1 100..... 110 317 XWarner and Morrison;MarinesR H IV7 10 0-13 9 2Cromptonwhen the first baseman threwR HChance Voujrht non ooo 000—o 1 ISilver Dollar 000 000 001—1 3 2the Washington Senators ill the Branom and Kalinic; Newman andother American League games.r riste.