Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on April 12, 1969 · Page 8
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ArWflMt TMMS, fat., A|N* 1), Cards Down Mets To End Losing Streak .».¥ THE ASSOCIATED I'KESS A good trade, it has been said, s one which helps both teams. .In Friday, at least, the Orlando Jepeda-Joe Torre trade was a ,-ery good one for the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardi- iM», Ccpeda and Torre both ham- ncred home runs, leading Atlanta and St. Louis to victories, i'hc Braves tagged Cincinnati i 4 and the Cardinals won their 'irst a f t e r three losses, nipping \'ew York 6-5. In other National League ionics Friday. Chicago shut out Montreal 1-0 in 12 innings. Pittsburgh dropped Philadelphia 7-1, I .us Angeles battered Houston 1 : ; and San Francisco blanked San Diego 8 0 . Huth sides in the Ccpeda- Torre training camp swap looked good after the two sluggers unloaded on the Reds and Mets. Ccpeda's Icaaoff homer in the eighth inning snapped a 4-4 tie and gave the unbeaten Braves their fourth straight victory. Atlanta added an insurance run and then Cecil Upshaw came out of the bullpen to nail down the final out in Ron Reed's victory. The homer was Cepeda's only hit of the game and it was the only one the Braves needed. Torre had an even better time against the Mets. Shackled by a l-for-14 slump as the Cardinals dropped their first three starts, Torre jumped out of it with a single, double and homer. His double started a .wo-run rally in the third against Jerry Koosman and hen he tagged a 400-foot homer n the seventh. The Mets were so snook up by Torre that they gave him an intentional walk in the ninth following Vada Pinson's two-out double. Mike Shannon followed with a two-run double that gave the Cards enough of a cushion to stand off Cleon Jones' two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth. Torre was the subject of winter-long trade speculation, with most of the rumors sending him to New York, his home town. But the Mets backed out at the last moment and the Braves sent him to St. Louis for Ccpeda instead. It was a move neither club regretted Friday. The Cubs won their fourth straight when Billy Williams' 12th-inning single drove in Don Kessinger with the only run of the game against Montreal. Chicago's Joe Niekro and Carl Morton of the Expos had battled through the first nine scoreless innings before each left for a pinch hitter. Pittsburgh's Bob Moose fired a five-hitter and the Pirates won their fourth in a row, beating the Phillies. Jerry May had his second home run of the season for Pittsburgh. Rookie Ted S i z e m o r e smacked three hits, including a bases-loaded triple, and drove in four runs, leading Los Angeles past Houston. Sizemore's triple broke « 2-2 tie in the Firth mnlnc and then the shortstoi Ntole home for another run. Bill Russell, another rookie, hom- ered for the Dodgers. Willie Mays tagged his first home run of the season and the 588th of his career and Ray Sadecki threw a six-hitter as San Francisco halted its three-game losing streak with an 8-0 victory over San Diego. It was the first loss for the Padres, who committed five errors. *··***· New Record In The Making Gary Hall, 17, of Garden Grove. California, competes in thr 40ft vard individual medley, w i n n i n g i( in 4:00.8."! for a new American record in last night's National AAU swimming and diving cham- pionships in California. tong Beach, Gosper Maintains Lead Arnold Palmer Barely Makes Cut In Masters Tournament A U G U S T A , Ga. ( A P I -- A r - He missed the cut in last nnld Palmer was an a g i n g also- ran. Ills head down and his "attic in t a t t e r s , t r a i l i n g such performers as B . R . McLcndon. years' Masters, hasn't won a major title in five years, hasn't been a factor in a major event, since collapsing before Casper in the 1966 U.S. Open, and made Itonorto B c r n a r d i n i and k a a k i Kono today as a the cut for the f i n a l two rounds trimmed d o w n field set out in . . . -- . t . : i -. pursuit of Billy Casper and Bruce Devlin in the Masters golf t o u r n a m e n t . The once proud ruler of all he .suneyed in the golfing world vowed he's never quit trying, but. in the big ones, it doesn't seem to m a i l e r much anymore. of the Masters this year by just one stroke. "As long as I feel okay. I'm going to keep on trying to win." ho said Friday after shooting 75 for 148. 11 shots back on Casper and Devlin going into the third round on the 6,980 yard, par 72 Augusta National course. But the grit was out of the frustrating struggle with brutal statement. "I've never hit the ball quite so badly. Right now I don't have the confidence to do much about it. but I ' l l keep on trying." said the gallery idol who's rapidly closing in on 40. a little on the elderly side for an athlete. He simply couldn't do anything heat, right taking the sweltering bogeys on four , holes, while two-time U.S. Open champion Casper and Devlin, a reed-slim Australian, were the most successful in a day-long. Efforts To Aid All Baseball Sluggers Fail As Able Pitching Force Silences Barters 1(v TMF. ASSOCIATED I'KESS . Baseball's rulcsmakers have i a k e n a couple of inches away from the pitchers, but American lioaRue hitters appear to be in ·lip same old rut. ·.Oakland's Jim "Catfish" H u n - ii-r, Seattle's G a r y Bell and a t r i o of Washington Senators ttircw b l a n k s F r i d a y as AL aitrhors demons!rated t h a i 1969 (imld well become another Year of the Zero despite the lowering of the m o u n d five inches in deference to last year's hum bk'd hitters. Hunter fired a six-hitter as the Athletics trimmed Kansas City 5-0 and Washington's Barry Moore. Casey Cox and Dennis I l i g g i n s teamed up to stop Baltimore 4-0 on six liils in night games. Hell scattered nine hits and stranded 14 Chicago base runners in the Pilots' 7-0 matinee romp over the White Sox. I pin placements. "The pins were extremely difficult," Casper said after a 71 to ;o with his opening 66. "The flags were in very diffi :ult positions." Devlin echoed after a 70. also for 137. "I have never seen them any tougher." The observations generally vere agreed to by a field that ired and fell back, leaving Cas- «]· and Devlin with a three- troke lead over lanky George Archer and veteran Dan Sikes. ied at 140. Sikcs had a second- round 71 and Archer a 73. It was two more strokes back o a group of nine deadlocked at 42--C h a r 1 e s Coody, Dave Stockton, Lionel Hebcrt, Al Gei- jerger. Tom VVeiskopf, Bruce Crampton. Tommy Aaron. Mason Rudolph and Miller Barber. Big Jack Nicklaus still was a 'actor at 143 after a second- round 75 and Gary Player, the ittle South African, who, along with Nicklaus and Palmer, once Los Angeles Takes First Game Win To Lead Atlanta Hawks In Series · LOS A N G E L E S (API - - "You try to follow the ball coming ifff tin- backboard, but there's .1 l i t t l e luck in getting that re lima;'!." explained Mel Counts. W i t h -·! seconds l e l t in I h r j j l a . M i l l s of the N a t i o n a l Has i M i i a l l Association, the 7 footer Had the luck and the shot and \Mih ;i !!,")-!)'* victory, his l.os Angeles Lakers h o l d ' a 1-0 edge o\vr A t l i i i n ; i . i The Laker.-, t r a i l e d !U 92 Frid . i v n i u i i i \\lien K e i t h Krickson ·jliot Counts took the rebound goal With little Johnny Egan pac ing thr attack w i t h 15 points the Lakers surged ahead 5D-40 at h a i r t i m e . before 10.11)0 at tin Near Iho end of f i l e t h i r d pe riod, the home c l u b went coll and for a total of li minutes SI s e c o n d s , extending into tin l o u r t h quarter, they d i d n ' t score. a field goal. By then Atlanta led 82-77. Counts ended the drought Then he. Elgin Baylor and Jer ry West paced a winning come back helped by the rebounding of 7 foot-2 Wil Chamberlain. It was C h a m b e r l a i n who re ;(nd followed \\ \Tlnlo being fouled by Bill ijridisrs. Ho Ihen sank the Iree bounded an A t l a n l a shot in tin throw. j h o a l seconds to k i l l off one · ' A t l a n t a t r a i l e d In l.'i points u u . |\ V o f i n a l H a w k chances. Oi nn t h r e e occasions, but Ihen r a l - .he second. Paul Silas m i s s * shots, the l a t t e r right at tin , lied late in the third period, a i d ed by some frigid shooting by the Lakers, and had Rone ahead in the fourth. Zclmo Beaty scored 29 for the losers as high scorer in Hie same and Coach Richie Guerin commented. "We can come back. If Beaty gets bis shots on Sunday, it w i l l be d i f f e r e n t . " On Sunday. New York plays nt Boston in an aflcrnoon game w i t h the Celtics l e a d i n g that series M. while A t l a n t a plays again in l.os Angeles thai night in t h e best four-of- West led Laker scorers will 25 points while Kgan had 18 iaylor 16 and Chamberlain 1 n addition to grabbing 29 re :xiimds. Walt llazzard scored 18 for At l a n f a and Bridges M. No games were scheduled ii Iho American Basketball Asso c i a l i o n on F r i d a y night. M«KtMon-B«ol SPRING SALE Prict Thru April Joe Pepitone rapped four hits, including a two-run homer, as the New York Yankees rippcc Detroit 9-1, Tom Satriano ant Jay Johnstonc clubbed two-run homers, leading California past Minnesota 5-I) and Bosto nipped Cleveland 2-1 in 16 in nings. H u n t e r , whose Ti victories ast season include a perfcc 1 game against Minnesota, sen he expansion Royals to theii 'irst setback in three starts striking out six along the way Have Duncan and Danny Catei each delivered two Oaklara ·mis off loser Dave Morcbead. Light-hitting Ed Brinkmat poled his first home run sinci 1967 and Tim Cullen stroked ; two run single as the Senator: reeled off t h e i r t h i r d straigh victory after a season opening loss. I l i g g i n s preserved tin shutout by r e t i r i n g pinch hide Clay Dairymple on his firs liitch with the bases loaded i Lhe eighth. Bell worked out of s e v c r a I Light jams and contributed a two-run double to the Pilots' attack. Don Mincher drilled a two-run homer off loser Joe Hor- Ion. Pepitone stroked a single and two doubles in addition to his homer and Roy While broke a 2-2 tie in the righlh with a two run blast as the Yanks handed Ihe world champion Tigers their first loss in Ihrep games. Linly MeDaniel picked un the victory in relief of ronkir Bill Hurbacb. SAVE UP TO $100 On That Next Sit of Tire* TEXACO TIRELAND )( E. S2I-WK Girl Jockey Involved In Horse Smashup MIAMI (AP) -- Diane Crump the first female jockey to race a horse at a major American track, Friday became the first female jockey to fall off a horse at a major American track. And although she hit hard, she's taking it lightly. The petite girl jockey was in- I'olved in a three-horse spill in the fourth race at Gulfstream Park and was knocked unconscious. But she recovered in time to bound from the stretcher and walk to the ambulance. She was taken to a hospital for jrecautionary X-rays, but was released later. Miss Crump was aboard Mis- quoia when the horse appeared to clip the heels of Micky Rab- lere and stumble. Misquoia fell. pitching the slender girl to the ground. Putter Power, under Don Brumfield. fell over Misquoia, throwing Brumfield. Apprentice Bobby Breen on Bouncing Swif ty, veered to the outside and a'lf,o fell off. In the hospital emergency room, Miss Crump said, "I was just starting to make my move." She said she could remember nothing after that. I was out cold for a while." she said, and then added quickly. 'I'll be riding again just as soon as I get put of here." The right side of her face was bruised and scraped and sin suffered a cut lip. She left the hospital wearing a neck brace. Brumfield had two cuts or the forehead and a spraincc right wrist. He canceled his last three mounts. Breen was not hurt. Undaunted by Miss Crump'f mishap, Arlene Ditmore .ioinet the ranks of women jockeys in the sixth race. She finished fiftl aboard Nickel Sain, a 20 1 shot Later, she commented. "It's a lot different than exercising horses in the morning." Out At Second Mets shorlslup Bud Harrcl- son, right, gets tlic hall uff to first base in an attempted double play yesterday after forcing out the Cardinals' Mike Shannon. The Card player hall to Harrelson. The double was caught ill a f i f t h i n n i n g play did not come olf. St. force after liis teammate. Tim Louis won the game on the McCarver hit a grounder to Mot's home ground, (i-5. Ken Bnswcll, who tossed the Arkansas Tops Memphis In Season Opener LITTLE ROCK. Ark. ( A P ) -- i w o r k erased an outstanding Arkansas rallied for two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat Memphis l-3 Friday in the Texas League baseball opener for both teams. Arkansas' winning runs in the eighth came on overthrows by Memphis inficldcrs. Blues catch cr Mike Minster three away a bunt to let one run in and short stop Ted Martinez overthrew first base for the other run. The poor Memphis defensive cr Mike Minster threw away a pitching performance- by loser Jim Bibby. who struck out 10 and retired 12 in a row at one stretch. Bibby also poled a solo homer in the .seventh to give Memphis a t e m p o r a r y lead. In other Texas League ae lion. A m a r i l l o pounded Carroll M o u l d i n for four hits and three runs in the I lib i n n i n g to defeat the Dallas Foil Worth Spurs 8-5 and Jeffrey Zahn blanked El Paso the f i n a l sev en innings as Albuquerque lies! cd Paso doublehcader 7-1. Shrcvepurt's at Ran Antonio was rained out. FREEH! Everyone Invited PANCAKE SUPPER 7 P.M. April 18th At the American l.cgiun Hut Faycllevillc Sponsored by Ka/.orliack Rirtini? rluli made up the awesome Big Three, was at 144. U.S. Open champion Lee Trevino was at 146. one stroke back of PGA king Julius Boros. Defending champion Bob Goal- hy was at 146 and Roberto dc Vicenzo missed the cut at 150. Casper, continuing to play cautiously, had one bogey, when he three-putted the sixth, and two birds. The first came on a 40-foot putt a 14 and the other after a blind approach to the 17th stopped three feet from the pin Devlin, playing about a half- hour behind Casper, caught him with a whopping, 45-foot birdie putt on the 18th. He'd taken bog eys no Nos. 3 and 5, and said the turning point of the round came with a birdie on the seventh. Wrilr or tall lor ftte T Gent I., Thraaher ft C*. 545 K*m Ntrth Kn.TcUrvllfc, Ark. 717*1 0*. OJESTIOH: HOW IS OZSRK FARMLAND LIKE AN ORANGE ? ANSWER: BOTH CONTAIN A LOT OF ACI Don't battle thtst momfrfs atom BM1BRUCE TERMINK BRUCE-TERM1NIX CO. 442-2292 Tfc MM** h* ***** Swto In An Orange . . . Thats good. It gives the orange it's own delightful taste. It's what makes you prefer an orange to, toy, a candy bar. In Your Soil . . . That's bad. 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