Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on October 3, 1974 · Page 4
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t*age HOPE (ARK.) STAR Thursday, October 3, Luster gone from Central-Spa game By HARRY KfNG Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK « AP* - Little Roc* Central should have played Hoi Springs last week. Mwh of ihe lustre is tone. Central ami Hoi Springs were ranke*] third and fourth in the Both were un- l*.-a;».-n and this week's game »a> billed as a confrontation bt.wevn AAAA and AAA- Then. up stepped Forrest City arid fkmon. Forrest City tied Central 0-9 while Benion upset Hot Springs Steamers puff to win over Wheels SHREVEPORT, La. *AP; "That last dnve shewed what pnde we have," said No. 2 quarterback David Mays, who threw a fourth quarter touchdown pass thai gave the Shreveporl Steamer; a 14-11 World FoolbaJl League victory over the Detroit Wheels Wednesday night. Mays referred to a 78-yard dnve thai took 11 plays, climaxed by his pass to Willie Frazier. "It was a great effort on the part of the offensive line," Mays said. Hi took over for starting quarterback E. C. Nobles in the third quarter after Nobles fumbled while trying to pick up a first down near midfield. Mays played the rest of the game. Shreveporl look a 7-0 lead on the first play from scrimmage on 63-yard pass play from Nobles to a wide open Rick Eber, who caught the ball at the Wheel 30 and went in untouched. It was the longest scoring play in the Steamer's history, and head Coach Marshall Taylor said it was planned ahead of time. "If we got past the 25 on the kickoff return, we were going Pa* jfj;enepuon$ sunk Hot Spnnus Sas, week and Central has one o{ the spate's top de- k-rxiers in Robert Farrell. LR CENTRAL 10. HOT -SPRINGS 7 Ln.k" Rcr.k Parkview at Pine Bhiff and L'l Dorado at North U,<k Rrxk Ok Mam should *;s'. e the AAA definition. Parkview and Central are the only AAAA teams still unde- f-a.«Jm league play. Parkview was superb last week, thrashing top-ranked North Ijttle Ro k Northeast 27-6 to lake ovtr the No. 1 spot in the slate. Parkview's offense is sirnpk—fujlback inside, quarterback off-.ackje and tailback o-jviide—but it is giving opponents headaches. The Patriots knocked off Ole Mam last year when the Wild- ca.s were No. 1. but lost the following week to Ole Main. Coach Sam Goodwin says his .seniors will make sire the Pa- snois are readv. I.R PARKVIEW 14, PINE BLUFF 7. Ole Main and E! Dorado are each 1-3 in league play. El Dorado is coming off a nortconference loss to Texarkana. Ole Main may have found some much-needed of- fcast in last week's 21-20 victory over Little Rock Hall. I^st week's record was 35-12, a .744 mark which raised the .-x.-a.son record lo 135-58, a .700 mark. Hope Star Sports Goodbyes said to vear Detroit Coach Danny Boisture said it was "a wellpconceived play and Eber simply beat our safety man." When the Steamer powered ahead for the winning touchdown in the final period, "our defense just wore down," Boisture added. Detroit went ahead late in the second quarter with a 21-yard scoring pass from Bubba Wyche to Perry Phillips and a pass to Billy Sadler for the extra points. Then, on the first play of the fourth period, Detroit's Rocky Izmt4 ran a Steamer punt back from his own 22 to the Stamer 21 and set up a field goal by Eric CJuthrie. Shreveporl's Charlie Durkee had missed on a 52-yard field goal attempt with five seconds left in ihe half. Steamer Jim Nance was the game's leading rusher with 137 yards. Shreveport now is 4-9-1 for the season. Detroit dropped to 1-13. The victory, before an announced crowd of 22,012, came after five consecutive losses, including one to Memphis last week in the Steamer's first uame since moving from Houston to Shreveport. Porkers FAYETTEVTLLE, Ark. ,'AP; — Waymon Hawkins, who spent one day at fullback, was back on the Arkansas Razorback defense Wednesday at his own request. Teddy Barnes will fill the vacancy at fullback left by Hawkins. The Razorbacks went through a short drill Wednesday preparing fo. tHir Southwest Conference football game with Texas Christian University Saturday night in Fort Worth. The team wore pads but went through mostly noncontacU work with emphasis' on the^" kicking game. "We worked on all phases — field goals, punts and kickoffs," said Coach Frank Broyles. "I think the team knows what has to be done." The Razorbacks also spent some time on the passing phase of the offensem They have completed passes for a total of only 19 yards so far this year. "I feel confident we will complete passes when we have to," said Broyles. Sport Shorts By The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Joe Buzas, owner of the Pawtucket Red Sox of the International League and the Bristol Red Sox of the Eastern league, is adding another club to his 1975 operations. Joe Romano, president of the Elmira club in the .New York- Penn League, announced Wednesday that he and Buzas have formed a partnership to operate the franchise next vear. Buzas previously owned Winston-Salem of the Carolina I>ea^ue. Pawlucket and Bristol are ihe major farm clubs for ihe Boston Red Sox. By BRUCE LOWITT AP Sports Writer The fans said goodbye. They said goodbye to Al Ka- Ime. finishing 22 illustrious seasons. And they booed ferociously when the goodbye came prematurely. They said goodbye to Ken Aspromonte. about to be replaced by Frank Robinson, major league baseball's first black manager. And they said goodbye to the season. There were 24.812 fans on hand. Not a bad crowd for a baseball game. The only problem was, it was the crowd that , showed up for the entire American lyeague Wednesday, But then, that's what happens when everything's tied up in a couple of neat little bundles when nothing counts — except for the record books, the drives for the post-season awards, the pushes for next year's salary boost ... and for those hardcore fans. Orioles 5, Tigers 4 Baltimore, relaxing after Tuesday's pennant clinching, used plenty of reserves and still beai the Tigers. Enos Cabell, whose two-run, lie-breaking double in the seventh inning enabled the Orioles to conclude the regular-season with their ninth consecutive triumph. Kaline was happy to see his career concluded. "I'm glad it's over. I really am. I don't I'll miss il." He got ovations in UK first and third innings when he bat*ed. In the fifth, the crowd sorted booing loudly. They had spotted Ben Oglivie in the on- deck circle instead of Kaline. It turned out that Kaline's noi ... Even-body wanted to have me hii my 400th home run. bu; no way could I swing hard enough Jo hit a home run. Yankees 2, Brewers 1 Ron Blomberg's his 10th One-car wreck kills "Bud" Campbell By The Associated Press Veteran Arkansas sporlscas- ter Claude N. "Bud" Campbell of Little Rock, 51, was killed early today in a one-car crash at 9300 Rodney Parham Road in Little Rock. Campbell, who was sports director of Little Rock television station KATV, came to the station in 1966 after working for KARK radio and television stations at Little Rock for eight years. He moved to Arkansas in 1954 from Chicago. Police said Campbell's car left the road, skidded 100 feet and rolled over three times, partially pinning Campbell underneath the vehicle. The accident occurred about 2a.m. Dr. Gordon Holt, Pulaski County coroner, pronounced Campbell dead at the scene about 2:40 a.m. Campbell was driving a K-A-T-V car. Police said Campbell had attended a birthday party after his regular 10 p.m. newscast Wednesday night and was following an individual in another car to a Little Rock apartment after the parly when the accident occurred. Arkansas Coach Frank Broyles said today that he was deeply sadden by Campbell's death. He called Campbell a "close personal friend" and a "friend of everyone in Arkansas. "I admired his abilities and tireless efforts that he puts into his work. My family and my• self share the grief of his wife and family," Broyles said. Robert Doubleday of Little Rock, KATV president, said today that Campbell's death was a deep personal loss to him as well as the Arkansas sports community. "He (Campbell) was a real professional," Doubleday added. . Campbell is survived by his widow Leigh; two sons, Ricky , and Buddy, and a daughter ; Debbie. ning, was all Pat Dobson needed to finish the season at 19-15. White Sox 5, Royals 4 Chicago scored a run in the 12Ui inning without a hit, Kansas City reliever Bruce Dal Canton wild-pitching in the winning run. Angels 3, A's 2 California's Denny Doyle singled with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, capping a two-run burst that finished Oakland's season on a low note. Rangers 2, Twins 1 "I think either Jim Hunter, Mike Cuellar or I will win the Cy Young Award," Ferguson Jenkins said after finishing the season with a 25-12 record by winning 18 of his last 24 decisions. "I'd like to win it, sure, but those other guys certainly deserve it too. Indians 8, Red Sox 6 Cleveland will break a racial barrier once again with Robinson's appointment. It was the Indians who, in 1947, bad the American League's first black player, Larry Doby. Robinson said goodbye to his 1974 playing days with a bang, driving in two runs, one of them with his 22nd homer of the year and 574th of his career. But it was Rusty Torres' homer, opening a two-run ninth, that enabled Gaylord Perry to finish at 21-13. Bucsmove^on to playoffs 4 <£• - - -. . -*"-^r * --.'ii&v • - ^m /• ^ '-Ti f f f. --"• ' ' •-•"•"' • •">"- JL •/•<•%/€/ By HOWARD SMITH AP Sports Writer "I really think the Lord had something to do with this ball- game," said Pittsburgh catcher Manny Sanguillen. "I just thank God we were able to do it." The Lord may have helped but Chicago catcher Steve Swisher didn't hurt either as the Pirates clinched the National League East Division championship Wednesday night with a wild 5-4, 10-inning victory over the Cubs. Chicago had the game won with two out and a man on third in the bottom of the ninth. Cubs' right-hander Rick Reuschel struck out pinch hitter Bob Robertson for what would have been the final out but Swisher let the pitch get away from him for a passed ball and Sanguil- len raced home from third to send the game into overtime. One inning later Sanguillen drove in the winning run with a bases-loaded infield single and the Bucs were on their way to the National League playoffs. They wind up Hi games ahead of the runnerup St. Louis Cardinals who were rained out at Montreal. That game will not be made up. The Pirates start the best-of- five NL playoffs Saturday afternoon against Los Angeles in Pittsburgh. Chicago unloaded on Pirate starter Jim Rooker for four runs in the first and the Bucs spent the rest of the night playing catch-up. Robertson, who celebrated his 28th birthday Wednesday by turning in the game's big play — the clutch ninth-inning strikeout — drenched Manager 'Danny Murlaugh, a non-drinker, with a gallon of milk. Braves 13, Reds 0 . Hank Aaron closed out his eventful season with his 20th homer, No. 733 lifetime, but refused to say it was his last game. He said earlier in the season this would be his last campaign, but has been having second thoughts lately. Phil Niekro hurled a four-hitter for Atlanta to become the National League's second 20- game winner. Dodgers 5, Astros 4, 10 innings John Hale singled and Lee Lacy doubled him home in the 10th to give reliever Charlie Houghn 9-4, the win. Phillies 3, Mets 2, 10 innings Bill Robinson won it for Philadelphia with a sacrifice fly off starter and loser Jon Matlack. Padres 9, Giants 5 San Diego scored four times in the ninth inning to win it. Robinson named Indians manager Aaron may still play but not for Atlanta Baseball Scores ATLANTA (AP; - Hank Aaron, baseball's all-lime home run king, has the option of rearing in style, after belting an- o-:her one on his final at-bat of the 1974 season. By The Associated Press Final Standings St. Louis at Montreal, National League celled, ram East American League W L Pet. GB Fioa! Standings x-Pittsbrg St. Louis Philaphia Montreal New York Chicago 88 86 80 79 71 66 74 75 82 82 91 % can- 543 - WHL Pet. GB 534 .494 .491 .438 .407 14 8 84 17 22 West x-L. Angelesl02 Cincinnati Atlanta Houston San Fran San Diego x-clinched 98 88 81 72 60 60 64 74 81 90 102 division .630 .605 .543 .500 .444 .370 title x-Balumore New York Boston Cleveland Milwaukee Dfcii-oit 91 89 34 77 76 72 71 73 78 85 86 90 .562 .549 .519 .475 .469 .444 2 7 14 15 19 - West 4 14 21 30 42 x-OakJand Texas M: rint-so la Chi'.a-o Kan city California 90 34 82 80 77 68 72 76 80 80 85 94 .556 .525 .506 .500 .475 .420 5 8 9 13 22 Baseball Playoffs By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE Saturday's Game Baltimore at Oakland Sunday's Game Baltimore at Oakland Tuesday, Oct. 8 Oakland at Baltimore Wednesday, Oct. 9 Oakland at Baltimore, if nee- Wednesday's Results San Diego 9, San Francisco 5 Pittsburgh 5, Chicago 4,10 innings Atlanta 13, Cincinnati 0 Philadelphia 3, New York 2, 10 innings Ixjg Angeles 5, Houston 4, 10 innings x-won division tale Wednesday's Results Bakunore 5, Detroit 4 Texas 2, Minnesota 1 Chicago 5, Kansas City 4, 12 Cleveland 8, Boston 6 New York 2, Milwaukee 1 California 3, Oakland 2 Thursday, Oct. 10 Oakland at Baltimore, if nec- t-isary NATIONAL LEAGUE Saturday's Game Los Angeles at Pittsburgh Sunday's Game Los Angeles at Pittsburgh Tuesday, Oct. 8 Pittsburgh at Ix>s Angeles Wednesday. Oct. 9 Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, if necessary Thursday, Oct. 10 Pittsburgh at Los Angeles, if necessarv There are, however, strong indications from the 40-year-old slugger that he is seriously considering playing another season in another uniform, because he said Wednesday, "I am sure it is my last day in a Brave uniform." "I'm hoping that's not my las; home run," Aaron said af.er smashing the 733rd of his illusinous 21-year career off rookie reliever Rawly Eastwick in Atlanta's 13-0 victory over che Cincinnati Reds. "I might nil my last one against Cleveland or in Chicago or somewhere." In Milwaukee, Aaron, describing Milwaukee as home, was quo led today as saying he would like 10 play baseball as a Brewer if ihe Braves would allow hun to chart an unfettered future. Aaron, quoied by the Milwaukee Sentinel in a telephone conversation from Atlanta, reia.ed: "I don'', want to go any o.hcrplace than Milwaukee." "I. depends on whether the Braves give me a clean bill of heal ; .h," Aaron said. "If ihey .•said .0 me. "Hank, you can make jour own deal.' ihen I would iry to work something ou. 'Auh .he Brewers." CLEVELAND (AP) - Frank Robinson, for two decades one of baseball's greatest players and competitors, today was named the first black manager in the 105-year history of major league baseball. Robinson, 39, the game's fourth all-time leading home run hitter and the only player ever to be Most Valuable Player in both leagues, was named to succeed Ken Aspromonte as manager of the Cleveland Indians at a salary estimated at $180,000 a year. At the news conference at which Robinson's appointment was announced by General Manager Phil Seghi, the 39- year-old superstar received a telegram of congratulations from President Ford. The elevation of Robinson ended a years-long struggle by blacks to be elevated to a meaningful management position in baseball. It places Robinson in charge of a team which has a top white pitcher who has publicly criticized him and a black centerfielder who has been accused of being hard to handle. The announcement, made at a Cleveland news conference attended by Commissioner Bowie Kuhn and other officials, came 27 years, five months and 19 days after Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier as a player. Ii came almost two years after the greying, blinding Jackie Robinson made his last public appearance at a World Series, and said he wished he could one dav see a member of his race managing a major league team. Jackie, who was no relation to Frank, died soon thereafter, his final baseball dream unfulfilled. The telegram from President Ford called Robinson's elevation to the managing position welcome news. Ford said it was a tribute to Robinson "personally, to your athletic skills and your unsurpassed leadership." For Robinson, today ended a public struggle he began in 1969 to be a baseball manager. He often said it did not matter if he was ihe first of his race to gain the position; he just wanted to manage.) For the next five winters Robinson went to the Puerto Rican Winter League, managing the Santurce team to a pair of league titles. Three times during the past season managing positions came open, but neither Robinson nor any other black got them. Frustration appeared overwhelming on their part that they may never get one. But Robinson did today, and he did it saying he knew he faced problems and that his every action would be under the microscope of the news media and the public. Michigan State's football team has three sets of brothers. They are Dave and Mike Duda, Terry and Pat McClowry and Ken and Mike Jones. Cards, Pats still leading division shoulder was bothering him. "I homer, which followed Alex dtdn\ know if I should play or Johnson's single in the firsl in- ail By BEN THOMAS AP Sports Writer Aw. c'inon now! This can't be correct. It must be a misprint in the National Football league standings! Si. Ixwis and New England leading their respective divisions, both with 3-0 records? Well, football fans, it IS .rue—not a misprint. Of course the fact that the Cards and Pals are leading hasn't helped the old Pro Pigskin Picker's average. Last week, however, the picks ••limbed to M — most respectable showing so far this season. Over-all, it's now 23-15-3 and .he average is .605. And on to this weekend: St. I-ouis (3-0) at San Francisco (2-1): The oddmakers like St. Ixnjis by a field goal, but Coach Don Coryell should do better, so ... CARDINALS 24, 49ERS 17. Baltimore (0-3) at New England (3-0): This was one of the few games the Patriots were expected to win in the preseason guessing ... PATRIOTS 31, COLTS 14. Minnesota (3-0) at Dallas (12): The Vikings are favored by a mere two points in this replay of the 1873 NFC Championship game ... VIKINGS 17, COWBOYS 14. Washington (2-1) at Cincinnati (2-1): The Bengals are favored by 44 but the Redskins are No. 1 in the NFC in total defense and No. 2 in total offense. Let's call for a mild upset ... REDSKINS 19, BEN- GALS 17. Buffalo (2-1) at Green Bay (2-1): Theoddsmakers like Buffalo, but only by four points. Ixwk for O.J. Simpson to handle the .situation with ease BIUJ5 24, PACKERS 17. Denver (0-2-1) at Kansas City (2-1): The odds favof Denver by m points, and the Chiefs are getting old. BRONCOS 17, CHIEFS 12. Oakland (2-1) at Cleveland (1-2): Oakland hasn't given up a point in the first quarter for nine games ... RAIDERS 27, BROWNS 13. Detroit (0-3) at Los Angeles (2-1): This game features the oddsmakers' biggest spread of the weekend, 15 points. But the 15 points could be worthwhile ... RAMS 27, LIONS 14. Pittsburgh (1-1-1) at Houston (1-2): Another big-spread game — 14 points. Bui against Houston, the Sleelers should roll to the tune of ... STEELERS 30, OILERS 10. Philadelphia (2-1) at San Diego (1-2): The odds say Philadelphia will win by five points. It should be more. EAGLES 28, CHARGERS 7. New Orleans (1-2) at Chicago (1-2): The Bears have lost some close ones and should win this one, close. BEARS 21, SAINTS 17. Atlanta (0-3) vs. New York Giants (1-2) at New Haven: The Giants are favored by four points and that's reUly not too surprising when you consider how the Falcons have played lately ... GIANTS 21, FALCONS 12. New York Jets (1-2) at Miami (2-1): Remember when Broadway Joe led the Jets to a Super Bowl triumph? Well, this isn't the Super Bowl and besides, the Dolphins are favored by 13 points ... DOLPHINS 27, JETS 14. 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. Oct. 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