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MOPE ?AKK.) STAR Saturday, September 28, 19f4 Hope Hftmpttead Coun Star Sports Baseball roundup American League National league By GORDON BEARD AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) - It was a filling climax to a night of fulilily. With a mighty swing of his bat, muscular Bob Oliver of Ballirnorc ended a 17-inning marathon with a meek infield tapper — but it was enough to drive home Bobby Grich for a 1-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night. With the bases loaded and one out, Oliver's vicious cut resulted in a roller which third . baseman Don Money couldn't handle as he tried for a barehanded pickup. Grich scored without drawing a throw and suddenly, after four hours and 28 minutes of slruKglintf, the Orioles had extended their lead to one full game over the New York Yankees in the American League's Eastern Division. Each has five Barnes left to play. New York's scheduled game in Cleveland was postponed, and the Yanks must play a doubleheader today while the Orioles engage the Brewers in another single game. Meanwhile, the Oakland A's clinched the pennant in the AL West despite losing to Chicago 3-2. The defending world champion A's won their fourth straight division title when the second-place Texas Rangers dropped a 5-4 decision to Kansas City in 12 innings. And although New York- Cleveland was rained out, the Indians made news by firing their manager, Ken Aspromonte, effective at the end of this season. Elsewhere in the American league, Boston beat Detroit 9-3 and California trimmed Minnesota 3-2. The Orioles left 19 runners stranded, nine in scoring position, before Oliver's merciful ending. Seven of the 12 Brewers stranded had reached second base or beyond. Jim Palmer, the Baltimore starter, allowed four singles before retiring after 12 innings. Jim Colborn of Milwaukee, with an 0-5 lifetime mark against the Orioles, fanned nine and allowed eight hits in 13 innings. Royals 5, Rangers 4 George Brett's run-scoring single in the 12th inning, his fourth hit of the game, gave the Royals the victory and mathematically eliminated the Rangers from the AL West race, giving the A's the division championship. White Sox 3, A's 2 Chicago scored three unearned runs in the first inning, two of them on Brian Downing's single, to beat the A's. But the biggest cheer of the night came when Oakland third baseman Sal Ban do threw out Ken Henderson on a routine grounder in the third inning, and the message, "Oakland Magic Number 0," was pV.ed on the Scoreboard. Red Sox 9, Tigers Boston battered Woodie Fry- rnan for four runs in 'the first inning following a two-hour rain delay and then coasted past the Tigers. Angels 3, Twins 2 Pinch-hitter Doug Howard's two-run single in the seventh inning lifted California to victory over the Twins. National League scores: St. Ixniis 10, Chicago 4; Pittsburgh 2, New York 1; Cincinnati 4, San Francisco 3; Montreal 2, Philadelphia 0; San Diego 3, I jos Angeles 2. The Negro Commun/fy By Esther H/cks 777-3895 or 4474 CALENDAR OF EVENTS The Gospel Soul Searchers of Springhill, Louisiana will render their annual musical program at Shorter Cahpel A. M. E. Church in Blevins Sunday, September 29th at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Mrs. E. C. Burton, Sponsor; Rev. W.G. Wynn, Pastor. APPRECIATION SERVICE The officers and members of Bethel A.M.E. Church will honor their pastor, Rev. W.G. Baseball Scores By The Associated Press American League East W L Pet. GB Baltimore 86 71 .548 New York 85 72 .541 1 Boston 82 75 .522 4 Cleveland 75 81 .481 10% Milwaukee 75 83 .475 11% Detroit 71 86 .452 15 West Oakland 88 70 .557 Texas 81 75 .519 6 Minnesota 81 77 .513 7 Chicago 78 78 .500 9 Kan City 77 81 .487 11 California 64 94 .405 24 Friday's Results New York at Cleveland, ppd., rain Baltimore 1, Milwaukee 0,17 innings Boston 9, Detroit 3 Kansas City 5, Texas 4,12 innings Chicago 3, Oakland 2 California 3, Minnesota 2 Saturday's Games New York (Dobson 17-15 and May 7-5) at Cleveland (Peterson 9-13 and G. Perry 20-12), 2 Boston (Tiant 21-13) at Detroit (Ruhle 1-0) Texas (Brown 12-12) at Kansas City (Leonard 0-3) Chicago (Bahnsen 11-14) at Oakland (Blue x6-l5) Milwaukee (Champion 11-3) at Baltimore (Cueilar 21-10), N Minnesota (Decker 16-13) at California (Ryan 2M6), N Sunday's Games New York at Cleveland Boston at Detroit Milwaukee at Baltimore Texas at Kansas City Chicago at Oakland Minnesota at California National League East W L Pet. GB Pittsburgh 84 73 .535 — St. Louis 84 73 .535 — Philaphia 78 79 .497 6 Montreal 76 81 .484 8 New York 09 88 .439 15 Chicago i>5 92 .414 19 West Los Angeles 99 59 .627 Cincinnati 96 62 .608 3 Atlanta 85 72 .541 13% Houston 78 78 .500 20 San Fran 71 87 .449 28 San Diego 59 100 .371 40% Friday's Results St. Louis 10, Chicago 4 Pittsburgh w, New York 1 Cincinnati 4, San Francisco 3 Montreal 2, Philadelphia 0 San Diego 3, Los Angeles 2 Only games scheduled Saturday's Games Pittsburgh (Rooker 14-11) at New York (McGraw 6-10) St.Louis (McGlothen 16-11) at Chicago (Revischel 13-12) San Francisco (Montefusco 32) at Cincinnati (Norman 13-12) Philadelphia (Ruthven 9-13) at Montreal (Renko 11-15) Houston (Wilson 10-13 and Siebert 1-0) at Atlanta (Reed lOrlO and P. Niekro 1813), 2, N Los Angeles (Messersmith 196) at San Diego (Greif 9-18), N Pittsburgh at New York St. Louis at Chicago Houston at Atlanta San Francisco at Cincinnati Philadelphia at Montreal Only games scheduled By HOWARD SMITH AP Sports Writer First, Chicago Cub pitcher Tom Dellore hit Bake McBride wilh a pilch in the lop of the fourlh inning. Then, Bob Gibson of the Cardinals plunked Pele LaCock leading off Ihe Chicago fourth. "Ii was a half-speed slider," advised Si. Louis Manager Red Schocndienst, indicating an ac- cidenl. Then, Dellore clipped Lou Brock leading off Ihe Cards' fiflh. After lhat, Ihe Cardinals did most of Ihe hilling with their bats. Joe Torre's two-run homer and Ted Simmons' two- run single gave them a an 8-1 lead in Ihe fiflh and Ihey cruised lo a 10-4 viclory. The triumph enabled Ihe Cards lo keep pace wilh Pittsburgh, 2-1 winners over the New York Mels, in Ihe National Ix-ague Easl race. Si. Louis and Pillsburgh remain lied al 84-73 records wilh five games to play. Elsewhere, San Diego edged I/)s • Angeles 3-2, Cincinnati shaded San Francisco 4-3 and Monlreal blanked Philadelphia 2-0. s The Cardinals, who engaged in a free-for-all wilh the Cubs las i week in St. Louis, won the game but came oul of it with five injured players. Gibson, who drove in four runs on a double and a sacrifice fly, left afler six innings wilh a sliff shoulder. Relievers Rich Folkers, who injured his back, and Mike Garman, who look a line drive off his lefl shin, also lefl the game. So did Mcride, wilh an injured right arm afler being hit by a pitch, and Reggie Smith, who strained his back. Pirates 2, Mets 1 Jerry Reuss ouldueled Jon Mailack wilh a seven-hilter for his 16lh victory against 11 losses. Both Pirale runs came in ihe sixlh. Rennie Slennelt led off wilh a single and look third on Manny Sanguillen's single. Stennell scored on Willie Star- Cell's double and Sanguillen came home on a sacrifice fly by Bob Robertson. Padres 3, Dodgers 2 Pinch runner John Scott scored Ihe winning run on shortstop Bill Russell's error wilh iwo oul in Ihe ninlh. Rookie Dan Spillner, 9-11, scal- lered six hils in going Ihe distance. Dave Winfield homered for San Diego and Bill Buckner nil one for Los Angeles. Reds 4, Giants 3 Dave Concepcion scored all ihe way from first base with ihe winning run on a Ihrowing error by San Francisco pitcher Gary LavelJe. Concepcion and Tony Perez added home runs for ihe Reds. Bobby Bonds ac- counled for all Ihe Giant runs wilh a homer in Ihe firsl. Expos 2, Phillies 0 Mike Torrez, 15-8, picked up his sixlh slraight viclory — a club record. Jerry White doubled home one Montreal run and Barry Foole singled in Ihe oiher. Friday night's AL results: Ballimore 1, Milwaukee 0, 17 innings; Boston 9, Detroit 3; Kansas Cily 5, Texas 4, 12 innings; Chicago 3, Oakland 2, and California 2, Minnesota 1. The New York-Cleveland game was rained oul. Wynn with a series of services in observance of his fifth year as pastor of the church. The series will begin Wednesday, October 2nd and climax Sunday afternoon October 6th. Churches of the city and surrounding area will participate. A "Youth For Christ Weekend" will be sponsored at the Lonoke Baptist Church October 11,12, and 13th. Youth groups of the city and surrounding area are invited to participate. Rev. L.B. Beard, Pastor. OBITUARIES Funeral service for Joseph Miller will be held Sunday, September 29th at 2:00 p.m. at the Green Hill A.M.E. Church with burial in Green Hill cemetery under the direction of Hicks Mortuary. High School football By The Associated Press Dollarway 14, White Hall 3 Warren 19, Monticello 6 Mineral Springs 12, Horatio 0 Clinton 20, Marshall 0 Rison 26, Delta 0 Marked Tree 21, Parkin 14 Des Arc 39, Pulaski Robinson 23 Augusla 32, Mountain View 0 Newport 13, Walnut Ridge 6 Rivercresl 27, Marion 7 Charleston 35, Waldron 20 LR Cenlral 0, Forrest City 0 (lie) Prescotl 28, Stamps 0 Heber Springs 14, Greenbrier 0 Trumann 6, Pocahontas 0 Springdale 14, Springfield, Mo., Glendale 7 Atkins 44, Dardanelle 6 Bradley 28, Murfreesboro 8 Pine Bluff 14, FS Nortnside 6 Clarksville 15, Lewisville 0 Greenwood 38, Mansfield 7 Benionville 21, McDonald Counly, Mo., 13 Siloam Springs 26, Hunlsville 6 Smackover 13, Foreman 6 Earle 38, Hughes 6 Texarkana 16, El Dorado 14 Rogers 14, Springfield, Mo., Hillcresl 6 Ozark 34, Lamar 0 Siuligarl 22, BrinWey 6 Hazen 27, Magnet Cove 0 Dumas 7, Eudora 0 GiUeile 20, Holly Grove 2 Conway 18, RusseUviJUe \\ DeWiii 14, Marvell 0 Wesi Fork 12, Prairie Grove 6 Hamplon 24, Norphlel 20 Stwy 18, Bald Knob 0 Hoxie 20, Greene County Tech 8 Paragould 36, Batesville 6 Turrell 26, Nettleton 6 Wesl Memphis 23, Blytheville 20 McCrory 8, Beebe 0 Harding Academy 15, Cotton Plant 13 Mountain Pine 0, Bauxite 0 (lie) Uke Village 12, McGehee 3 Ozark 34, Lamar 0 Ole Main 21, Hall 20 Danville 20, Boonville 8 NLR Oak Grove 13, Cabot 12 NLR Sylvan Hills 33, Mountain Home 0 Yellville 14, Pea Ridge 14 (lie) Highland 28, Corning 0 Benton 15, Hot Springs 0 HS Lakeside 37, Lonoke 7 Camden Fairview 13, Hope 7 Magnolia 21, Camden 14 Helena Central 7, Wynne p Gravelte 35, Green Forest 0 Vilonia 14, Mayflower 12 Van Buren 21, Mena 0 Ashdown 12, Malvern 6 Paris 32, Subiaco 13 Harrison 13, Jonesboro 7 Jacksonville 28, LR Mills 7 Carlisle 6, Clarendon 6 (tie) Crossell 19, Arkadelphia 12 I-akeside 37, Lonoke 7 Gosnell 12, Luxoria 7 Nashville 14, Gurdon 8 Piggoil 47, Rector 0 Sheridan 20, Bryant 6 Harmony Grover 27, Sparkman 6 Sirong 60, Junction Cily 0 Waison Cnapel 12, Momlton 10 Football season opens Pee Wee and Little League football will begin play October 1. Four games will be played with starting times being 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Sponsors and coaches for this years' Pee Wee league are: Citizen's National Bank, Buddy Jordan and Dennis Ramsey; Herndon Funeral Home, Larry Stroud, Fred Verser and Jimmy Jones; First National Bank, Larry Reid, and Richard Ivey, and Spears Carpet Mill, Buddy Spf ague, Mike Vines and Raymond Pine. Sponsors and coaches for this year's Little League are: Young Chevrolet, Bill Butler, Joe Schoen, and Chick Carey; Hope Auto, Bob Tolleson, Bill Belknap, Varner Kidd and Delton Hatfield; James Motor Company, Terrell ingersoll, Travis Choeby and Nathaniel Holyfield; and Anderson* Frazier, Dick Sutton, Dale Spencer and Esthel Harvel. Games slated for the fitst day action ifi the Pee Wee league are Herndon vs. Spears at 5:30, and Citizens vs. First National at 6:30. Pee Wee games will be played at Key Field in Fair Park. Games scheduled for the Little League are Young vs. James at 5:30 and Anderson* Frazier vs. Hope Auto at 6:30. Little League games will be played at Legion Field at Fair Park. Not even Moses' $3 million Wealth doesn't awe Mary Malone MARY MALONE: "I'm just like other folks, always have been. No better, no worse. By Ira Berkow NEA Sports Editor NEW YORK - (NEA) For Mary Malone, it was a moment of deeply mixed emotions when her son Moses signed that pro basketball contract for an estimated $3 million and became the first player to skip college and go directly from high school ball to the pros. It was a moment of relief since their four-room apartment in that wobbly-looking wooden building in Petersburg, Va., would no longer be under siege from t'h'e 300 plus college recruiters and at least two pro team smoothies. It was also a moment of unarticulated anxiety since Moses is only 19, hadn't been away from home much, and would now be entering worlds unknown to both. Also, she and Moses, her only child, had lived alone together for the last 17 years, since her husband left home. Mrs. Malone is a woman of unremarkable size, but of solid-checkboned, un- astonished demeanor. She is a black woman of the South who has seen incredible changes in this country, starting from the year before Moses was born, when the Supreme Court passed the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling disallowing segregation in the schools and opening doors to integration in all areas of life. And nothing at her Morning Star Baptist Church, which she attends regularly, prepared her or Moses for these 300 men bringing everything from myrrh to incense to,' most of all, gold. You make a better basketball player, however, and the world beats a path to your door. At one point, Moses had to devise signals with friends, in order to answer his door at all: knock four times, pause, knock twice, pause and Knock three more times. Once, a friend screwed up the signals, but finally got in through the window, only to find the 6-11 Moses hiding under his bed. After the New York press conference at which Moses announced he had signed with the Utah Stars of the American Basketball Association, Mary Malone, wearing demure white earrings and a red carnation in her green dress, talked quietly about Moses and their life and their future. "I told Moses," she said, "that if he's happy, I'm happy. It's his life. He has to do with it what he wants." For years she did odd jobs at a home for elderly, wealthy women, earning a maximum of $59 a week. "I always saw to it that Moses had food on the table and a shoe on his foot," she said. "We never had much savings, never more than $25 in the bank — and that was in case he got sick and I'd have enough to get him to the doctor." Today, she works in the local Safeway supermarket, where she wraps and stamps meat, for a salary of $135 a week. Moses' first job came this summer when he worked construction. Before this, Mrs. Malone had help in bringing him up only from two brothers who were sta- SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defensive end Dave Tipton was signed to a National Football League free agent's contract Thursday by the San Diego Chargers. The 6-foot-6, 245-pound Tipton, who played at Stanford, was the fourth-round draft choice of the New York Giants in 1971. In another move, the Chargers waived defensive end Ray Baylor. Sport Shorts and Senate extended the word of praise to Kaline for becoming the 12th player in major league history to accumulate 3,000 hits. LANSING, Mich. (AP) - In one of its last major acts before recessing Thursday, the Michigan Legislature approved a joint resolution of tribute to Detroit Tigers outfielder Al Kaline. In separate votes, the House COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A committee has been named to look for a new football coach at the University of South Carolina. President William H. Patterson said Thursday he hopes to get a report for the Board of Trustees, who will take final action, by the end of the season when Paul Dietzel is resigning as coach after nine years. Dietzel has asked to remain as athletic director, a questioin that also will be decided by the trustees. Solunar Tables The schedule of Solunar Periods, as printed below, has been taken from Richard Alden Knight's SOLUNAR TABLES- Plan your days so that you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during these times, if you wish to find the best sport that each day has to offer. A.M. Major Minor Pate Sept. p a y 28 Saturday 29 Sunday 30 Monday Oct. 1 Tuesday 2 Wednesday 3 Thursday 4 Friday 5 Saturday 6 Sunday 3:05 3:45 4:20 5:00 5:40 6:30 7:25 8:25 9:20 9:35 10:10 10:50 11:30 12:40 1:35 2:35 3:25 Majojr 3:30 4:10 9:55 10:35 4:50 11:10 5:25 6:05 6:55 7:45 8:40 9:35 11:50 12:20 1:10 2:10 3:05 3:55 tioned in the Army nearby. Sometimes, when money ran low, they'd bring her food. She was asked how it felt now to be the mother of a millionaire. "I just feel good to be a mother," she said. She says that she does not see great changes in her life; she will remain at her job for the time being and she does not feel she has become any kind of celebrity. ("I'm just like other folks, always have been. No better, no worse.") It is rumored that Moses will buy her a house. But she would not confirm that. She seems not to be a domineering mother. She let Moses make his own decisions, with the help of Washington, D.C. lawyer-advisers, Donald Dell and Lee Fentress, who handle several other athletes, including Arthur Ashe (the black tennis star who grew up in nearby Richmond, Va.). Blacks in her day in the South rarely got a chance to enter college. It was a thrilling prospect for her to have Moses so wooed, but blacks in her day rarely had a million dollars either. So either way it seemed that life would be sweeter for her and her son than she ever might have allowed herself to hope or , dream. Yet she is not unaware of the possible corruptions that wealth could work on the soul. When asked if her recent prayers have been answered, she thought for a moment, and then said without smiling, "I think so." (NEWSPAPER ENTERPRISE ASSN.) sss* MRS. MALONE HAS LIVED alone with her son for the past 17 years, most of them in this Petersburg, Va., home. Despite her son's becoming an instant millionaire, she does not see great changes in her future. COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) President Robert C. Edwards of Clemson University amused a Thursday meeting on cooperation among academicians of his school and arch rival University of South Carolina when he reported this suggestion from a South Carolina professor: "Let's take the two football teams and put them together and see if we can't make one." Each team is 0-2 this season. PP&K contest registration Registration is open for the Punt, Pass and Kick contest which is being sponsored by Hope Auto Company and the Hope Star. The local contest will be held October 5. The event which is open to boys and girls aged 8-13 will consist of passing, punting and kicking. The top three finishers in each age group will win trophies in the local competition. The top scores in each age group will go to the Zone competition. After the Zone level, the winners will Advance to District, Area, Division and National competition. The finals wiU be held on national television. Information concerning the competition can be obtained from Hope Auto Company. Little is back in Miami lineup By BRUCE LOWITT AP Sports Writer Miami's Larry Little is back where he should be — or where he should have been if San Diego had seen his potential. And all of the Dolphins are back where they should be — in the victory column. When the Chargers signed Little as a free agent in 1967, they tried him at fullback. It just didn't work. So, after the 1968 season, they dealt him to Miami for a cornerback named Mark Lamb. I-amb never saw one minute of action with San Diego while Little went on to become the National Football League's first $100,000 guard. "The Chargers used me as a guinea pig," he said as Miami prepared for Sunday's game in San Diego. EARN CASH ROYALTIES IN INDUSTRY FOR COMPLETE BETA* Lfc WHITE PHQUE COUECT

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