Â· Nerihwetf AihwiMt TIMIS, Fri., Afrit Â«, 1HÂ» MVCTTIVMJU. AMCAIMAS Houston Castoff Bombs Former Teammates uldn't help them. Six months later, they figured he couldn't hurt them either. Colbert took the first brush-off in stride, but he wasn't about to take another lying down. The rookie infielder, a former I Illusion prospect landed by San Diego in the October expansion d r a f t , confounded the Astros' strategy and tactics Thursday night and heat them 4-1 with his first major league homer, a Hirer run eighth inning wallop. After Tony Gonzalez doubled w i t h two out in the Padres' eighth . Houston reliever Jack Rillingham walked Ollie Brown intentionally to get at Colbert-then flattened him with an in "idc pitch. Colbert picked himself up and lagged the next pitch 420 feet into the left center field bleachers, breaking a 1-1 deadlock. Tlie homer was the first hit off Rijlingham in 58 games, includ inp 50 with Los Angeles last sea un. f.lscwliere in the National 1. c a g u ('. C i n c i n n a t i edged l.ds A n g e l e s 8-7, San I-' T a n c i s c o topped Atlanta! 5-!. St. Louis edged the fljicago Cubs 3-2 and Philadelphia rapped Montreal 7-1. Pittsburgh was rained out at New Y o r k . J'H was real nice hitting that tinier, especially after they knocked me down so many times." Colbert, whose blast Â·.mil the Astros reeling to their eighth loss in the last nine panics. "I don't know what it is. 'hut they knocked me down By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS twice tonight and they did it Last October, the Houston As- three times last night." tros decided Nate Colbert Colbert, who appeared in 9 games with the Astros three years ago and got in to 20 more! last season, batting .33 overall, has had hands broken twice by tight pitches in the minors. "They are trying to pitch me inside," he said. "I to chase a lot or bad balls, but I think it's the hands. One or two times might be an accident. But I don't liku to get thrown at. I don't think anybody docs." Colbert, who started the night with one RBI in 12 games, also poked an infield single against his former mates, raising his batting average to .272. Brown's second inning homer off Houston starter Jim Ray gave the Padres a 1-0 lead but| the Astros tied it in the fourth when Denis Menke homered against rookie Al Santorini. Ray, struck on the right elbow by Gonzalez' first inning liner, left the game in the third and Santorini departed in the seventh with a blister on a finger on his right hand. Veteran Jack Baldschun was the winner in relief. Lee May drove in three runs with a triple and his third homer as the Reds chased left- hander Claude Osteen and built an 8-4 load before surviving a late Los Angeles comeback. May's two-run triple and a two-run single by Johnny Bench were the big hits in a five-run third inning explosion that sent Cincinnati in front to stay. Bob Tolan also homered for the Reds. Bill Sudakis hit his first homer for the Dodgers, who wasted 7 hits--four of them by Wes Parker. Jack Hiatt's first 1969 homer, a two-run tie-breaking shot in the seventh, carried the Giants past Atlanta. Gaylord Perry scattered eight hits for nis third victory in five decisions. Loser Milt Pappas allowed two hits until the seventh, when Willie McCovey singled breaking a scoreless deadlock. The Giants wrapped it up with three runs in the eighth before Perry lost his shutout on ninth inning doubles by Orlando Cepeda and Bob Didier. .akers Hope To Cushion La In Tonight's NBA Playoff Tilt With Celts Dave Giusti fired a three-hitter as the Cardinals extended Chicago's losing string to four games. Julian Javier cracked four Ms and scored two St. Louis runs, helping Giusti re cover from a 2-0 first inning deficit. Giusti. 2-1, retired 13 straightl in one stretch while outpitching left-hander Ken Holtzman. The Phillies built a 2-1 edge over Montreal and then flattened the fumbling Expos with five runs in the ninth. Errors by relief pitchers Carroll Sembera and Jerry Robertson and third baseman Coco Laboy contributed to the ninth inning Philadelphia flurry. Winner Rick Wise checked the Expns on seven hits, including a run-scoring triple by Laboy in the seventh. LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers battle for the big edge when they face the Boston Celtics tonight in the second game of the National Basketball Association championship playoffs. 'I'd say that if we win this one, things will be looking good for us," observed Capt. Elgin Baylor as his Lakers seek to F/GH7S NIMIEII Murcer Hits Two For Yanks Thursday's Fights By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES-Baby Cas sius. 134, Pasadena, Calif., out minted Bobby Rodriguez, 137 rlinneapojis, 10. Close Call Results In Black Eye For Minnesota Pitcher Bv THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Jackson said he "didn't want Reggie Jackson wasn't much of a hitter until...Dave Boswcll served up a pair of Rood pitches and Dick Wnodson a couple of close ones. Then the (i-foot-2. to fight" Woodson. "That's why I tackled him. 1 wanted to show him I meant business. I had to protect myself. "If there were 10,1100 people 197-1)01111(1 outfielder really did!here today. 9.99 of them knew Unknowns Grab Early Margin In Classic his thing. Bosxvell's t u o losses resulted n a pair of homers by Jackson n Oakland's 6-4 victory over Minnesota Thursday: Woodson's pitches resulted in a black eye or the Twins' hurler. suffered during a brief, hut furious, little rout with Jackson on the pitch crs' mound. Jackson, who took only a .146 average into the game, charged o the mound after successive litchcs by the flame-throwing rVoodson whizzed by and over lis head in the fifth inning. "There was a lot of velocity in those halls." said Jackson. 'I was scared. "The first pitch stunned me. r fe can throw so fnst." While Jackson was attempting .0 t a c k l e Woodson, players from lioth benches streamed into the field in an attempt to separate DALLAS (AP) -- Tf it were't h.r .Julius Boros. they'd he call ins the Hyron Nelson Golf Classic the Who's He Open. Big Julie, the 49-year-old PGA champion was the only name player in the first four going into today's second round of the $1011.000 test on the tough. 7.086\ a r d . par-70 Preston Trial Golf Cldh course. Lean Bert Greene had the f h f i t - r n u n d lead at GO, while Boms, at fi" was tied w i t h Chris Blockcr and Bob Mcnnc. Greene. 25, and Blockcr. 29 =till arc looking for their first pro victory. And Mennc, 27, from Andover. Mass., simply i; looking to make the cut. The curly-haired youngster ii in his first year on the tour, ha? made the nil only once, won 5147 in the Alamcdcn Open, and I n l l c d tn q u a l i f y in six tourna incuts. He qualified here with a "I guess I'm a litle new ii I l i i - league." Menne said after c n n \ i n g in a curling nine-foot put! nn the f i n a l hole fur a bird H- l i e was the last man in the !',' man ficlrl off the wind swept "I started the tour in Jann ;-rv." he said, "and I havent'l iln'r.e a n y t h i n g yet. I've missed l u r n a m c u l s .ami failed to qua Â·Â· in thr others. "But I'm putting! well nmv am ..Â·M- a heller mental altitude." (Ircene. now playing out n was throwing at me. They wanted me out there and that's what they got. 1 lost my temper. I would have hit three home runs otherwise." A's Manager Hank Bauer sup- ported his outfielder. "I don't blame him," said Bauer. "I would have done the same thing." Woodson said he tried "to pitch him inside. The first two balls he hit out (off Boswell) TskedThe thought Woodson -re low and away. My cleats was throwing at Jackson. Bauer caught on the rubber on the first replied. "Definitely." However, Twins Manager Bil ly Martin said Woodson "wasn't throwing at him. He was told to pitch him up and in. The first was behind and the second a foot over his head." pitch and the second was way over iiis head. He (Jackson) just lost his head." Woodson suffered a gash on his right eyelid where he said "Jackson tried to take my eye out with his finger." St. Joe, Pea Ridge Share Winner's Circle In Local District 1-B Track Championships By LONNIE GIBSON TIMES Sports Writer I position on the Panther relay t 880 RUN -- Cook. West Fork, I teams. Marinoni heaved t h e shot 49-3% for a new record. He _ ,.. . . i r-j T t " I SHULr *1J") 4 1U1 n lli;iv icv,i/l\J. lit. Pea Ridge and St. Joseph s L lso bettered the existing rec- of Faycltevillc emerged t h e| or( ) O f 4(5.0 O n every toss. District I B track champions in| their respective divisions here .he two fighters. Jacksim was ejected and Woodson was lifted for a pinch hiter in the bottom of the in ning. In other American League action, young Bobby Murcer hit two more homers as New York trounced Cleveland 11-3 for the Indians' 12th loss in 13 games and hot Baltimore won its 12th in 15 starts, checking Detroit 5-2 on Dave McNally's five hitter. Washington's game at Boston was rained out. The other teams were idle. Cubs Obtain Dick Selma From San Diego C H I C A G O (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs obtained pitcher Dick Selmn from the San Diego Pa drcs Thursday night fur h u r l e r s Joe N'ickro and Gary Ross and minor league infioldcr Francis co Librnn of San Antonio. Selma. 25-year-iild right hand cr who was the Padres' fourth choice in the N a t i o n a l League expansion draft, was 9-10 with ;\n earned run average of 2.75 in 170 innings last year with the New York Mels. This season with the Padrcf he is 2-2 with a 4.09 ERA. Nickrn was 14-10 for the Cub5 last season and Ross was 1 1 t h i r d year on the tour, while after coming up late following lilockc'r is in his f i f t h year. B u i ; s t i n t s al. San Antonio and Taco- t h e y ' v e yet to w i n . And, with! ma. Both are right-handers. Mci'.nc. the trio has a total ycar-| Holland said the Padres will iv caring of $R.!I05. 57.002 by option Libran back to San Anto- Creriie. niu. A group ol six was tied at B). i.::e u n d e r . They included A r : _ , . . , .. . ,, . i:n!d P a l m e r . U.S. Open chain I Gold Cardinal Bars ,iiori I.ee Treur.o, A u s t r a l i a n , Bncc Crainptiiii. l e l t y Bi.lv \K\V YORK A P - The lat Charles of New / c a l a m i . Boh est h a t t i n g averages showed Ii] ' ur.n and OrvMIc Alnody. : major leaguers h i t t i n g ..!')Â» or Miller Barber, tin- d e f e n d i n g , better hut none wore the Um- Â·..'ampion. Mew to an (ill. , lorn, ol II,,. St. l.nuis Cardinals, ' the N a t i o n a l League champions. Porkers Sign Cage Prospect SENIOR RESULTS SHOT -- Brown. Pea Ridge, H"; G o r e . Farmington: Smith. Elkins: Patterson. Pea lidge: Winningham. Gentry. DISCUS -- Gore. Farmington. 123'3": Smith, Elkins: Elling ,on. Pea Ridge: Austin, Decatur: Hamilton. Farmington. LONG JUMP -- Elington, Pea Ridge: 19'8'/j": Whitmer, Pea Ridge: Storms. Greenland: Skelton. West Fork: Stevens. Farmington. POLE VAULT -- Hattabaugh. HIGH JUMP yesterday as seven records were cither tied or broken. Pea Ridge's senior boys accumulated 34 points in the field events in the morning session, and then added 4.1 Vi more for good measure in the afternoon running events to take complete charge of the meet. Joey Elington was the workhorse for the Blackhawks winning the long jump and the 180 low hurdles and placing in the POLE 120 high hurdles, the 100 yard Elkins. dash and anchoring the school's Ridge: Walker, relay teams: Ellington finished Prairie Grove, a busy day with 20 points and designation as the outstanding senior buy. The senior division accounted for five records with Decatur's Hcrschcl Brandon starting the show with a record tying 10.4 in the 100-yard dash. Mike Storms of Greenland had little trouble in w i n n i n g his speciality as he turned in a 52 0 time in the 440 yard dash for a new district record. The 81)0 mark also fell to n 2:114.8 performance by Bruce Cook of West Fork and Billy Rohins of Pea Ridge tied the high jump record with n 5-8 jump. In the final event of the day. Prairie Grove's mile r c 1 a s team of Robert Dennis, Mike Johnston. M i k e Ashley n n c Donald Giles set a new record with a clocking of 3:36.35. St. Joseph's (if Fayetteville, behind a 29','. point performance by Rick Stubblefield totaled 59 points to win their division. The Panthers who were in the leac by one point going into the mile relay had ti nudge runner ui: Farmington in that event to take the meet. Stubblefield who anchored al! of St. Joseph's relay teams, set a record of 5 5 in the h i g h jump, won the 440 and 220 dashes and placed in the long, jump and 100 yard dash leading ; his team to victory. St. Joseph's James Marinoni. | provided a do u b 1 c win in t h c i shot and discus and manned a 1 Robins, P e a Ridge: Walker. Elkins: Prince. Robins. Pea Ridge. 5'8": Davis, Prairie Grove. 5'8"; Dickerson. Decatur; Steven, Farmington and Beach, Greenland, tic. (Won on fewer misses). 440 R E L A Y -- Greenland (Storms. Anderson. Kirkpatrick and Martin) 46.0: Pea Ridge; Prairie Grove: Decatur: Elkins. 120 HIGH HURDLES Covey. Gentry, 10.0: Elington. Pea Ridge. 16.5: Batenfield. Elkins: Carahau. Prairie Grove and Ncal. Elkins, tie. 100 DASH -- Brandon, Decatur. 10.4: Brown. Pea Ridge. 10.8: Anderson. Greenland; Cook. Decatur and Elington Pea Ridge, tie. M I L E RUN -Â· Gardisscr. Prairie Grove 4:49.6; Harrington. Decatur. B. Robins, Pea Ridge; Sanders. West Fork. Hollaway. Prairie Grove. 880 RELAY--Prairie Grove (Stowcrs. Phillips. Ashley and Giles) 1:36.0; Pea Ridge, 1:36.3: Greenland: Elkins: Decatur. 440 DASH -- Storms. Greenland. 52.0: Cook, Decatur. 53.8: Dennis, Prairie Grove; Ashley. 2:04.8; Loman, Prairie Grove, Wise. Greenland: Robins. Pea Ridge: Harrinton. Decatur. 180 LOW HURDLES Eling ton. Pea Ridge. 21.3: Battenfield, Elkins; Ncal Elkins: Johnston. Prairie Grove: C o v e y . Gentry. 220 DASH -- Storms. Green- and. 23.9: Roach. Elkins: Anderson. Greenland and Bran don. Decatur. tie: Brown. Pea Ridge. MILE RELAY - P r a i r i e Grove (Dennis. Johnston. Ash ey and Giles) 3:36.35. W e s t r ork; Pea Ridge: Greenland Slkins. T O T A L POINTS -- Pea 1 i d g e. 77',i: Prairie Grove, 54',z: Greenland. 46'.i: Elkins, 18Vi: Decatur. 30; West Fork 19: Farmington. 14: Gentry 8; Kingston. 8. JUNIOR HIGH TOTALS SI. Joseph's 59; Farmington. 56: Prairie Grove. 56: Gentry. 20'/z Elkins, ZC'-'z; West Fork. 13: Decatur. 9: Greenland, 8; Pea Ridge. 4: Kingston. 0. HOCKEY By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS National League Thursday's Resull East Division Finals Montreal 2. Boston 1. double overtime, Montreal wins best-of- 7 series. 4 2 Today's Game No game scheduled Saturday's Game No game scheduled Sunday's Game Finals St. Louis at Montreal. Prairie Grove: Baker. Fork. W e s t build i J-0 lead in the beit-of- seven-playoff series. With Jerry West scoring 53 points and contributing 10 assists, the Lakers won the opener 120-118 on Wednesday night. Player-coach Bill Russell of the defending champion Celtics won't disclose his strategy for defensive alterations, but he did declare Boston won't try to double team West as did Atlanta in the previous series. "We will make some adjustments." said Russell while pointing out that in the two point loss "we played well enough offensively to win." A crowd of 17,554--six less than c a p a c i t y--watched the opener and tonight's game has been a Forum sellout for a couple of days. To accommodate other fans, closed circuit television locations have 1 Going into tonight's game, hamberlain commented, "I've een playing against Boston too mg to feel secure after one ictory." After tonight's game, the two Jubs go East for a pair in loston, the first on Sunday. SS--Sm QUAPAW CANOE SALE Quapow, Oklahoma Factory Clearance-a Modeb is-it-n Fo*t SO*N stem $ 139 95 Tkll WttMlrf Ulm I All MiMi P SAT. 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