Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 8, 1972 · Page 7
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Tuesday, August 8, 1972
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Third Victory In 10, Days Orioles Take Win From Brewers NortSw.Jt ArVcnw; TIMES, Tu»». r Au«. I, WJ E, ARKANtA* . · 7 " By TUB ASSOCIATED PRESS Mike Cuullar hud nothing, «all Earl Weaver, Bui Weaver l',!;! have M a r k BolnndcV--al- though by listening to Uio Baltimore shorlslop, lio may nol liuvo lilni for long. ' - ' · · Whnt BelnngBr had Monday nlghl was n hoi bat ut Ihe right lime. His lie-breaking, Iwo-run double In Iho sixth inning provided the Orioles wllh the Impetus they needed to turn back the Milwaukee.Brewers. Elsewhere In t li e American League, Minnesota shul out Texas 5-0, Ctevcland heat Boston 6-2 and Kansas City defeated Oakland '1-2. On the abbreviated National League nehcduld 1 , St, ' Loufs nipped tho New York 'Jftp'ls ,1-2 in 1,1 innings, Cincinnati clobbered Atlanta 9-1 an(| PlUsbilrgti's gamo ill Montreal wits rallied b\il. "Duti'l misquote' mo bccniise I'm not asked : lo be traded," Bqlnngor.sald nfler iiplplng .ttip staggering Orioles to only their third, victory In lliq ;l«sl lp games,. "b'nl ."llioso '. :'thoughts huvc rim thro'ugli my mVnd end u trade Is slill.a.possihllily, ., "I feel I have, to play; r'p'gu- Inrly to dp my jol) because I said the nine-year veteran who alternates at shortstop with Bobby Grich. When Belanger is at short, you'll find Grich somewhere else around the In Hold. ' · . : ' " Ollle Brown's run-scoring single' In the first Inning (or Milwaukee and Brooks Robin'- son's homer Irl 'the second for their sixth-Inning tie before Jlrri Lonborg Issued two walks nri(i served u p ' I h o ' pitch that Bnlan- gor drilled into I Iri- left-field corner. Bui ·' Doyle Alexander had to come to Cucllar's rescue In the sixth' after the B'rdwcrs had cul Ihe margin 10 one run. · ' t-C u c 1 la r had nothing tonight," Weaver, Ihe Orioles' manager said. "He had no fasl ball to start with and they were jumping on bis slow curve." Jim Ferry gave up just Iwo hits--a pair of harmless fifth- lining slngloa--drove in a'rim a n d ' helped himself with i n strange unasslalcd double play ,o lead: the ' Twins past tho Hangers, Bpb -Darwin chipped In wllh a llireVru'n homer, Dick Billings' andotcd Ford's hits set up t h e ' w e i r d double play. B i l l ' K a h e y ' followed with 11 looper buck to the - ' m o u n d , with plate Umpire Bill Hallc'r calling the Infield fly rule. ' That meant Fahoy was auto, matlcally out. Perry, not hearing Hallcr's call, let the ball drop, then grabbed It and raced to (bird for an attempted force play. And when, In the confusion, Billings assumed he was out on the force and wandered lowurd Ihe dugout, ; Perry togged him for the second out. Craig Nplllcs slapped a tie. breaking single In the eighth in ping, llicn pinch-hitter John I3roliumcr · followed ' w l l h a lascB-loaded, three-run : double .0 pave the way to Ihe Indians' vie lory · ovc r Bps Ion,' ' - ' . The Iloyals Jumped on Jlrri Hunter (or tour runs in the fourth ''"with" winning ; pitcher Djck Drago,'Cookie Hojas arid Amos Otis hitting the 'lying, w i n n i n g and Insurance-run singles. " · ; . . . ' The Standing r i SAFE ON SINGLE ... Doug Grijftn, Boston Red Sox second baseman, slides into home in the third inning oj last plight's game with the Cleveland ' Indians at Fenway Park. Carl Yastrzemski hit to center''where Del Unzer made the throw to catcher Jerry Moses who missed the sliding Gri//i)i coming in from second base, (AP Wirephpto) In Hall Of Fame Ceremony Veterans Installed COOPERSTOWN,; N. Y. (AP) -- Yogi Beri-a batted leadoft and made a hit, He. was followed in the lineup by a host of superstars. The Hall of Fame induction ceremonies was baseball drama at its best. The tearfully sincere Berra and humbly grateful Sandy Koufax were among eight great names out of baseball's past inducted Monday into the Hall amid Cooperstown's pastoral setting. : "My only regret .is t h a t - m y father and mother weren't here to see this moment," Berra said of his late parents while be cried openly. "But I - w a n t to thank baseball for what it's giv Erection To Begin SAN DIEGO (AP) struction of the new -- Con- Calionte Race Track in Tijuana, Me*, will begin in 10 days and, the facilily should be ready for horse racing in 10 months, says Fernando Gonzales, presiden' of the unbuilt facility says. The new track is being con structed to replace the which was destroyed by fire Aug. 5, 1971. in "me ... I only hope that I :an put something.back." · 'The..former New York Yan ; see catching great was the first speaker on the rostrum, bulging with .famous names, .from he sport's past and present. While thousands of fans, albng with friends and family of the new.inductees, crowde'd ri front of the Hall of Fame 1'i- irary, Baseball .Commissioner 3owie K u l m . introduced the newest of the immortalized: · Berra, Josh Gibson, Lefty Gomez, William Harridge, Koii- "ax, Buck Leonard, Early Wyrtn and Ross Youngs. Gibson, Har- ri'dge and Youngs were honored posthumously. ; - . . ,', Koufax, the fabulous Los Angeles left-hander, recalled his early "inglorious" years when the Dodgers were in Brooklyn. "I thought after my first six years in baseball that it was going to be: Go; out and look for another job," said Koufax, "But then I had some help." Joe Becker, the Dodger pitching cqach, and, catchers Roy Campanella and John Roseboro eventually provided the assist ance that made Koufax the out standing pitcher iti the game for five years before an early retirement in 19G6. Each of Ihe speakers lalkec succinctly and sincerely. Lusty applause greeted each as he vas announced. Movie cameras vent into action and flashbulbs popped as photographs zeroed n on each now Hall of Fanner, landing wilft'his plaque next to Cuh'n. · ' " " · · · ' : ' Their speeches were of one one--gratitude. With the ending of the histor- c day's ceremonies, more than 1.000 fans attended the annual iall of Fame game at nearby 3oubleday Field.' 1 The New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles · Dodgers 8-3, ; but the game was an_anti-climax to the ceremonies. The induction was really the only game in town. Olympic Trainer i EAST LANSING, Mich (AP) -- Gayle Robinson, Veteran Michigan Stale Uniyersily athe- letic head trainer has been named a trainer for the U.S. Olympic team at the coming games in Munich, West Germany. Robinson, MSU head .'trainer since 1959, will leave for Washington, D.C., Wednesday lo assist other trainers, perform physicals for members of the U.S. teams. He will be in Munich for the. international competition which runs from Aug. 26 through Sepl. 10. Amarillo Wins Opener, 41 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Amarillo won the grcat'grass- hoppcr contest 2-1, bul Midland's Boh Maneely made sure the Giants' bats weren't houpin' Monday night in the delayed second half of a Texas League doubleheader. Amarillo won the opener 4-3 Sunday 'and the nightcap was suspended as grasshoppers invaded Midland Stadium: In other games, San Antonio bopped El Paso 7-4, Arkansas edged Memphis 2-1 and Shreve- porl split a doubleheader al Alexandria, winning the opener 51 and dropping the second 5-4. A f t e r all-day · · spraying cleared the field of grasshoppers attracted by t h e stadium lights; Sunday, Midland clubbed Amarillo pitching for three runs in the first inning. The Giants bounced back with homer by . -- a two-run blast by Dick White that climaxed a three-rim fifth' frame. In a second game, however, Cubs pitcher Bob Maneely fired a two-hitter'and Pete LaCoek gave - h i m all the. offense he needed with a two-run homer. A tie-breaking homer in the fifth inning by shortstop Milt Ramirez proved the winning run for Arkansas against Memphis. The Blues' only rim off winner Greg Millikan, who pitched a four-hitter, was a inning homer by Paul Womble. , S e c o n d baseman Danny Thomas knocked in four runs, including three with a clutch double in the decisive seventh inning that saw San Antonio break a 3-3 lie with El Paso. The Alexandria splil wilh Shreveport allowed the Aces lo lake a six-game lead over Memphis in the Texas League Easl. El Paso holds a similar lead over Amarillo in the West. Tonight's games match the same teams in the same cities. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League v East Division W. L. Pel. G.B. Pittsburgh fa 38 .627 -New York 55 16 .545 8'/z Chicago 54 50 ..519 U SI. Louis 50 51 .495 13'A Montreal 45 55 .450 18 Philadelphia 33 63 .382 25 West ' Cincinnati 62 39 .814 -Houston . 5 8 ' 46 .558 S'A Los Angeles 53 48 .525 9 Atlanta 47 58 .448 27 San Francisco 46 5D .438 18 San Diego 41 61 .402 21V4 Monday's Results Pittsburgh at Montreal, rain . Cincinnati 9, Atlanta 1 ' , St. Louis 3, New York 2, 13 Innings Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Montreal (McAnaly 1-11) at Chicago (Jenkins 14 10) Philadelphia (Champion 4-21) al Pittsburgh (Blass 11-5), N Houston (Wilson 7-7) at Atlanta (McLain 2,2), N Los Angeles (John 9-5) at Cincinnati (Grimsley 10-4), N San ~' Greif (Stone 4-7 and Reberger 2-1), 2, twi-nighl New York (Gentry 5-8) at St. Louis (Wise 10-12), N ' Wednesday's Ganies New York at St. Louis, N Los Angeles at Cincinnati, N Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, N Montreal at Chicago Houston al Atlanta. N San Diego at San Francisco American League East W. L. Pel. G.B. 57 45 .550 -- Cynthia Docrncr of Australia lunges-; lor -the ball Jn her match with Kazuko Sawama- (an of Japan In Monday's Long Reach opening round of the $60,000 U.S. Clay Cpurl Tennis Championships In Indianapolis. Sawamatau won (he snatch 6-4, 6-1. The tourney I* sched ulcs lo run through ncxl Sunday. (AP Wlrcpholo) After Turbulent Life Former Heavyweight Meets End SAN -FRANCISCO (AP)/ -The turbulent and near-brilliant career of Eddie Machen has ended in violent 1 death with authorities unable to fit together the pieces leadjng to the former boxer's last bout. , Machen, once Ihe world's leading heavyweighl contender, Diego (Arlin 8-13 and 5-11) at San "Francisco died Monday in f a l l , from his apartment. an apparent second-story .peed and hitting ability. His first loss was a one-round moekout by. Sweden's Ingemar Ichansson in- 1958. Two years atcr he went a full 12 rounds Before losing a decision to soon- .o-be champion Sonny Liston. , Bui mental problems plagued lim a.nd In 1962 ho Was admitted to Napa State Hospital for Monday that Machen, 40, suffered liver damage in Detroit Baltimore 47 48 50 55 62 .539 2 .520 4 .505 5V4 .466 '9V4 .398 16t4 .596 -.569 3 .530 7 471 13 456 14'/z 394 21 a third-inning solo Horace Speed and 55 New York 52 Boston 51 Cleveland 48 Milwaukee 41 West Oakland 62 42 Chicago 58 44 Minnesota 53 47 Kansas City 48 54 California 47 56 Texas 41 63 Monday's Results Minnesota'5, Texas 0 Cleveland 6, Boston 2 Baltimore 5, Milwaukee 2 Kansas' Cily, Oakland 2 Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Detroit (Lolich 18-7) at New York (Peterson 12-11) Cleveland (G. Perry 18-9) at Boston (Patlin 9-10), N Baltimore (Dobson 1,2-11) at Milwaukee (Colborn 4-2), N Texas (Bosnian 4-8) al Mill nesola (Blyleven 10-14), N Oakland (Odom 8-4) al Kan sas City (Del Canlon 5-4), N Chicago (Bahnsen 14-11) al California (Messersmith 2-5), N Wednesday's Games Chicago at California, N Texas at Minnesota Oakland at Kansas City, N Baltimore at Milwaukee, N Detroit al New York, 2 Cleveland al Boslon The coroner's office said:late had the fall and thai foul play was not suspected. The violent end paralleled his life. Machen's first public acl came, in 1952 when he was convicted and jailed for three years f o r ' a r m e d .robbery. In 1955, , released from prison Machen Uirned lo the/ring. His success was quick. He won his first 25 profes sional fights, the f i r s t , 10 b; knockouts, and quickly, became the;World Boxing Association's No. 1-ranked heavyweight con tender. His fighting weight o 200 pounds was somewhat lss than many of his foes but he was feared because /of his reatmeht said .was .of what authorities acute schizophrenia and paranoia'. Authorities said he had threatened suicide. Upon his release a:year.later he lost a 12-round decision/tc Floyd Pattersop and a 15-round decision to Ernie Terrell.for Ihe W o r l d Boxing Association championship. The Redding, Calif., bomber seemed to lose his zip after the hospital stay and his last sue cessful year was 1966 when he beat J o e y Orbilo and eJrry Quarry in 10-round matches three weeks apart. Then t h roof fell in. By year's end, he had filed a bankruptcy petition In his last three bouts, Machen Was knocked out in the 10th round by up-and : coming Joe Frazier in November 1960 and then dropped two more tights ly the following year b'etort retiring; with a lifetime record of 50-11-3. ·_« "What have I got for all rriy years as a ranking heav'y"- weight?" Machen; rhetorically asked afler his . release frdnj Ihe hospital in 1963. ',·» "Nothing," he answered. ··£ Gains Boxing Berth f WEST 'POINT, N.Y. (AP) -Ray Russell, a Marine staff sergeant from 1 Cincinnati,, has gained the light heavyweight berth "-on;, the -United Spates Olympic boxing leam. ; Russell, gained the spot Monday when Louis Slaughter, of Portsmouth, Va. withdrew from a deciding boxoff with Russell. (XPERT WATCH MlPJIIIt _ SWIFTS 27N*rth Blocks. Franchise Calls For New Name And Colors SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The new American Basketball Asso- here be Beach Towel, Please Cherokee Cndy, K 7-ycar-olil gelding, leaves Ihe I'otnpium Park Hivlmmlng iiool after n workout under me illi'ccllmi of I miner .Ociio Glcssnrr of Jacksonville, Flnrhlii, Trainers mill track official!) - s a y Ihe wnlcr wnrkmils reduce ilnmagc .suffered In (ruck workouts and helps horses recuperate niter iuiKery, AI \Vlrcplioto) elation franchise called the San Diego Con qulstadors and will wear the colors red, while and gold. Leonard Bloom, owner of Ihe team, said Monday the name was selected hccasc It reflects San Diego's Spanish heritage. The National League basebnl team here Is the Padres. Blooni's announcement to the San Diego Sportswriters-Sporls- cnslcr.i Association was greeted with groans and laughter. The groans came primarily from editors wondering how they are going lo fit the name Into headline?. . Bloom said he would annouce loday.who his general manager and coach will be. Tho loam's emblem will bd a profile drnwlnfl of the Portu- Igcsc explorer Cabrillo. Trav Hurler Grabs 2nd Win MEMPHIS (AP) -- Greg Mil likan, a relief pilcher at UK start of the. year, gained hi second straight victory as ; starter "Monday night as h hurled the Arkansas. Traveler to a 2-1 victory over Memphi in Texas League action. Millikan, w h o was louchci for a leafoff homer in the nint! by Paul Womble, improved hi record to 6-2. He piched hitless ball into th fourth inning. Milt Ramirez homered fo Ihe Travelers. In other league games, Sa Antonio clipped El Paso 7- Shrcvcporl splil a doublcheade with Alexandria by 5-1 scores and Amarillo split wilh Midlan 4-0 and 2-0. The first game wa a completion of Sunday's garni W W( WAIT R# A F6i,V SAVING Smart people by the thousands are heading for the Hills. Not too long back, only hunters and hermits deliberately chose the solitude of the hill country and llie lwck\vools. Today, increasing thousands are coining to realize (hut the "quality" of life is tied up somehow with nature. And it helps, of course, to know lliat you CHII now move oul of hearing distance of your neighbor's guitar or piano williout hiiving to sacrifice anj of llic conveniences and comforts of the city, lilcctricity, piped water, gas, telephone, grocery stores--they're all out there wailing for you. It's also nice to know that you can get reliable long-term, low-rate home loans for rural homes from your friends at I'aycttcvillc Savings and Loan. If that gives you an idea, let's talk about it. Fayettcvillc Savings and Loan: serving Northwest Arkansas for more than half a century. FAYETTEVILLE SAVINGS LOAM ASSOC,. 201 NORTH EAST AVENUE, FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. 1

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