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NwKtwMt Arlumtm TIMiS, Thur*., April 17, IM9 PAVITTIVILLI, ARKANSAS Chicago Pitching Silences Cards By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ferguson Jenkins and Red Schoendienbt took turns shaking up the St. Louis Cardinals, Mike Shannon shook up Glenn Beckert. and the Chicago Cubs arc shaking up the National League's Eastern Division with their best start in 34 years. Jenkins, only Cub pitcher tagged with a loss in nine games so far this young season. cooked the Cardinals with five hits in a 1-0 blanking Wednesday night. After the NI/s defending c-hamps' f i f t h loss in nine games. Manager Schoendienst announced he was benching t h r e of last year's stars--Lou Brock, Tim McCarver and Julian Ja vier--for tonight's game with t h e Cubs. Beckert. the Cubs' second baseman, was carried from the field in the seventh after Shannon, an ex-college football quar- terback slammed into him while sliding into second. Beckett apparently was not seriously injured, but was taken to a hospital for X rays and further examination. Shannon didn't require hospitalization, though he said, "I've got a big lump on my head." Ron Santo. Cub third baseman and Bcekprt's roommate, said he was at first frightened by the collision. "All 1 saw w a s my roomies head go back--bang! I thought ·Oh. my Uud.' I w e n t over U him and asked 'lloomie are you all right. 1 He said. '1 can't see out of one pye.' 1 thought he was paralyzed. HP wasn't moving iiist lying there and looking straight." The Cubs picked up their lone run in the third off lefty Steve Carlton when Billy Williams singled, and moved around on a w a l k . K r n i e Banks' sacrifice and an infield hit by Randy Hundley. Schoendienst ordered a day's rest for Brock, McCarver and Javier because they "aren't hitting. Maybe a day off will give them a little help." Brock had only four hits in 40 trips this season, Javier is 6-for 29 and McCarver 7-for-37. Meanwhile, in other games Los Angeles back Bill Singer's four-hit pitching with four homers in a 9-1 conquest of San Diego. Jose Pagan rapped four hits and drove in three runs as Pittsburgh routed the New York Mets 11-3 and Hank Aaron's 512th homer of his career guided Atlanta past Houston 6-4. Montrea!-s game at Philadelphia was rained out. Over in the American League, Chicago whipped Kansas City 5-2, Baltimore stopped Boston 11-8 in a game called after 7Vz Brother Billy Makes Big Baseball Debut By Stroking Back-To-Back Circuit Blasts innings because of rain. Detroit defeated Cleveland 8-2, Oakland beat California 6-1 and Minnesota edged Seatle 6-4. Washington] at New York was rained out. Los Angeles had round trippers from \Vcs Parker. Andy Kosco. Willie Crawford and Tom Haller in handing expansionist San Diego its fifth straight loss. Pagan, replacing rookie Rich Hebncr at third, tripled in two runs in the Pirates' four-run first inning and singled in another in a two-run ninth. The Pirates chased starter Jerry Koosman in the third after Pagan doubled and scored on Jerry May's sacrifice. The Pirates got four more runs off replacement Nolan Ryan in thei fifth. i Aaron's two-run shot off lefty, Denny Lemaster in the first iri-| ning vaulted the great Atlanta slugger into a sixth place tie with former teammate Eddie Mathews on the all-time homer list. Aaron had been tied with Mel Ott. BOSTON (AP) -- Five years ago in his first time at bat in Fenway Park, Tony Conigliaro hit a home run. That's a tough art to follow, but his kid brother "Billy managed to do even bet ; ler. j "Sure I was t h i n k i n g about it." Billy said of that May a f t e r noon in 1964 when Tony, then a It year-old rookie, made such a spectacular debut. "So v. hat did I do my first time up? I struck I out." The 21 year old Billy C. quick!v made amends, however., smashing a pair of consecutive' home r u n s Wednesday in h i s j first major league start, a l - . though they weren't enough to; stop the Baltimore Orioles f r o m ; d e f e a t i n g his Boston Reel Sox 1 11-ft. ! "I k n e w t h e y w e r e gone as. »oon as I hit them, but I don't I really know what 1 thought about.' Billy said. "I didn't really think anything. I was sort of stunned." Tony, of course, went on from his debut to hit 104 home runs in four seasons before the eye injury which almost ended his career in August of 1967. and is now on the comeback trial from that injury. "They didn't surprise me" he said of his kid brother's homers. N'ot with the swing he's got. "\Vc worked out a lot during the winter, and we worked on his swing. Both of us were in real pooti shape when he got to spring t r a i n i n g , and Billy's worked hard nil spring." Billy was a high school star at nearby Swampscott. He spent four years in the minors--most of the time at 1'ittsfield in the Eastern League--with only 20 lomers altogether and without ever hitting .300 for any long stretch. Billy actually got his first chance in Fenway Park on 'uesday when he replaced Tony n right field after the latter suf- ered a muscle tightening in his eg. He came up once and struck out. Starting his first game Vednesday, he struck out again, but then in the fourth and again n the sixth he leaned into pitches by the Orioles' Dave Leonhard and drilled them into the screen atop the left field wall. Despite his sensational start, 3illy has no illusions. 1 just hope my brother gets 5ack there soon.' he said. "He's .he right fielder, that's all there is to it. One day doesn't make any difference." AL Teams Bias! Stadium Walls As Home Run Production Zooms By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS stretch The Easier Bunnv has come Rookie Carlos May enjoyed ·r.ri gone but the' rabbit re- his second two-homer day of the m a i n s in American League I season and Buddy'Bradford also baseballs Connected as the White Sox took The little fel lumping \Vednt..iun.' ..HM .», . - . , .. :'hnme runs sailing out of AL ball i?"= lTM°ls I' la 5' s m th ? fl TM 1 yards including seven in Bos- 1 .""' league game ton's cny.y Fenway P a r k . Tho Perl Sox got (wo apiece frnm Billy Compliant and George Scott hut it wasn't enough to hold off the rampaig- ing Baltimore Orioles, who beat Boston 11-3 in a game called by r a i n at 7'.; i n n i n g s. That · LUIIIIU^HJU CO ulc t v n n ^ uu.-. iwi* e'low was reallv'" 1r ' 1 ' home opener from Kansas in'esdav ' w i t h 16 TMV- Tll , c U "' "^ ^T* '" · s i x douole plays m the first ma- i.ior league game played out!doors on artificial infield turf. fp.\-r the Orinlr"; 21 runs in the ,Iiin X o r t h r u p drove in four runs for Detroit two of them w i t h a homer--and Denny Mr- Lain scattered nine hit! to heat Cleveland for the second time this season. Norm Cash also homered for the Tigers and Jose Gardens! hit one for the Indians. Sal Banclo hammered a grand homer and Chuck Dob slam last two days in Friendly Fen- w a y . Don Buforcl, Brooks Robin- f u n a n d Paii! B l a i r all reached the reals for Baltimore. V.i'ewhcre. Detroit rapped icon's four-hitter eased Oakland C l e v e l a n d 8-:. Chicago dropped past California. Bando's shot K a n s a s City ~--2. Oakland jolted followed two walks and an error Cal:fnrr.:a ' f i - 1 and Minnesota | and gave Dobson all the offense w h i p p e d SeaMe fi-1. Washing- he needed. tor.'s a ( nr.( i a' N'ew York w a s i Minnesota used a three-run p n - t p o n r - d hy r a i n . n i n t h inning rally capped by Ruforo 1 drove in four r.ms with ;Rich Reese's two-out, two-run h:s homer ar.d two singles a n d ' d o u b l e to trim Seattle. Jim Gos- Rnhir.snr, s shot was Rood for! per ended an 0-for-l7 slump with three runs. Blair's came with I three hits fnr the Pilots includ- r m p t y and Dave Johnson added fo'.ir s t r a i g h t to 'IT I f i hit Orinlr n t t a o k ingles ing his first home run of the year which pave Seattle a 4-J i lead in the eighth and set the ?co:! had t w o singles to go. stage for the late Twins' rally. « i t h his pair of homers. But i l l w a s Cnnigliaro. f i l l i n g in for his brother. Tony. v,hn captured the iriagir.a'.iim of t i . e crowd w i t h his two shots iri'i'i Fenway's in\:li:ii: left f i e ' d screen. "I v, ns fnrt nf stunned." the -1 year old rookio a d m i t t e d . Bil- lv managed or.ly 'JO homers in fm:- minor league masons and is nnt rated as nn;c!i a poucr ·:i"or ns his brother. Tnnv. Top PGA Tournei Course Described As Impossible RAXCHO LA COSTA. Calif (AP)--The course is as long as Chicago .. Pittsburgh St. Louis Montreal New York Phila'phia Hawks Ready For Fourth Playoff Baffle i The I Standings Today's Baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League East Division \V. ],,. Pet. G.B. 8 1 .889 -- fi 4 3 3 .444 ..'17.1 .333 .250 ATLANTA (AP) - "It: wouldn't make a bit of differ-1 ence to me if we were to play :he Boston Celtics or New York Knicks," says Coach Richie uorin of the Atlanta Hawks. "But first, we have to get .here.' he said Wednesday fol- owing a practice session. The Hawks, trailing the Los Angeles Lakers 2-1 in the Western Division playoffs of the National Basketball Association, seek to even the best-of-7 series tonight here where they have won 10 in a row. After losing two consecutive two-point decisions to the Lakers in Los Angeles, Atlanta stymied the Lakers with a 99-86 victory liere Tuesday. "We've been up for every game--and we honestly felt we should have been 2-0 after leaving LA." Guerin said. "There's an awful lot of pressure in the playoffs, and particularly when you play away." After Tuesday's victory, defense seems no problem. While holding the Lakers to 86 points, the Hawks also limited the heralded trio of Wilt Chamberlain, Elgin Baylor and Jerry West to 39 points. "Lou Hudson did a great job on West, but it was just a great over-all team effort.' Guerin said. "And, of course, we kept right up there with them in re- boundin.c. too." Atlanta won its last six regular season home games and the Hawks h a v e captured their last four playoff contests at home. West Division Atlanta . . . . 7 2 .778 -Los Angeles 5 3 .625 IVi San Fran. . . 3 4 .429 3 Cincinnati . . 3 4 .429 3 San Diego . . 3 5 .375 3 1 .; Houston . . . . 3 6 .333 4 Wednesday's Results Montreal at Phila'phia, rain Pittsburgh 11, New York 3 Chicago 1, St. Louis 0 Atlanta 6, Houston 4 Los Angeles 9, San Diego 1 Only games scheduled Today's Games New York at Pittsburgh, N Montreal at Philadelphia, N Chicago at St. Louis. N Atlanta at Houston. N San Diego at San Francisco Only games scheduled Friday's Games Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, N New York at St. Louis, N Atlanta at Cincinnati. N Houston at Los Angeles, N San Diego at San Fran., N Only games scheduled American League East Division \V. I,. Pet. G.B Baltimore Boston -New York Detroit ... Wash'n. .. Cleveland Kansas City Chicago . . . . Oakland ... California .. Seattle ..... Minnesota .667 .625 .571 .571 .375 .143 West Division .625 .571 .500 .429 .429 .429 Wednesday's Results Washington at New York, rail Chicago 5, Kansas City 2 Baltimore 11, Boston 8.1% it nings, rain Detroit 8. Cleveland 2 Minnesota 6. Seattle 4 Oakland 6, California I Today's Games Washington at New York, 2 Baltimore at Boston Detroit at Cleveland Only games scheduled Friday's Games California at Minnesota Cleveland at Boston Oakland at Kansas City, N Seattle at Chicago, N Baltimore at Washington, N Only games scheduled Batteries VAUGHN BATTERY So. 71 Highway World Series Playoffs increase To New High r.\P) - N K W Y O R K I r a i i i i ' - h;r-(-h.-!!!. rrlr-calr second host hv pr» tooth, p l a y n f l p , i v i , : l . i as r , i : - i mor.rv guar.iiilec"- to h i g h s [ur p ! a r r s ;:i I Serir-.-. I O U ' T !!:P p i . m i l f - - X - ; ' - ; M brought on by t l i r IHAV r i i \ i · · H ; , . M M ' l n p s ill i M i ' h !r-a£',.''. l : i O \ V i , ! . i ] Scries winners w i l l got a t-'ii.ir a n t i M M l m i n i m u m o t r m i i j a : p 1%fi. w h i l e t i i f l o = n i . u . ! l r r - i c r i v o ill leaM S l u . f i n i i . h.i'H mi 33 shares per club. I'ro I n o t b a l i ' ' . Supc-t R'IV ! -.-.::. ner.s biive bf'cn g i f t i n g Sl.'i.'ifjO anrl the losers ST..IOC Tho new agrecnv:.! a n - nounced Wednesday hy -liio I ' r o - nin, American League president, f i n d W a r r e n (iilcs. N'iitmr, «1 League president, also gnar anlees t h e players ci'i the t u n 1 ' cluhs losing the divisional p l a y - i ! n f f s J.i.Ofifl onch. The winners, oi cour.-io. go into the series. ' "' " ,," , 'course. runs in t h a t i hat «as the consensus of an Hue field of 28 of the world's bf'st golfers today as they set 'us' on uh;it some called a sa- f a r i , the f i r s t round of the $150,- Wii) T o u r n a m e n t of Champions. i "^^ TM nc * ^ to ° tough.- I said Bily Casper, the mild-man- ,nt-'re'd .Mormon who rarely com- pl.iin.-.. "It's just not fair. That's ' h o w to:mh it is. You hit a hall in the rough ' and yon just can't f i n d it." "!''., l i k e ii L'.S. Open course" Ma.-tr-vs champion George Arch '·r sa.ti "It's going to go to t i n - s t r a i g h t hitlers. Guys like i l . H - i Trcuno a n d ( J u l i u s Dors ^:;s \OK, can keep it in play '·'·i i-p :'. cm tile l . n r w a y s . " "It's a j u n g l e out there." Bo i'" the PGA c h a m p i o n , .said | " l l i t it into the rough and then · · .i' 1 --! im t i l l i n g w h a t ma; r u n , i c h a r g i n g nut ;it you. Yol don t r.ord caddies. 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