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In 12-2 Decision NorthwMt Arkantoi TIMES, Tuti,, Aug. IS, 1972 rAYITT«VILI.«, ARKANSAS Braves Romp Over Reds Ily THE ASSOCIATE!) PHJSSS Johnny .Bench ' swept the .bases Just lor tho hell of It, i . t h e n jwcpt around the bases lor real. · , . . · · , ; , Tho Atlanta 'Braves, \yho ; hava Joined the list at baseball ·. clubs adding a bit of diversion , lo tho game^--mainly a shapely i . y o u n g ; l a d y who dusls off the . bases midway In the game-, found- t h e y - h u d a 'new sweeper r prior, to their Monday night . game with' Cincinnati; · Before the regularly sched- , tiled contest against the Reds, . the Braves engaged 'In another growing ritual, a sottball game against their wives. And halfway through the two-Inning exhibition, out of the dugout, broom in hand,'came , . . ' "Johnny the Sweeper!" His antics delighted the 15,318 Braves fans; who then watched the feminine mystique take Its toll in an 8-0 victory over Ihe Atlanta husbands. . But the fans were less than . thrilled when the "real" game got under way,. Bench, ex- · plodlng out of a slump thai had n'ovldcd him with Just two.nils' n - 2 7 - Hl-buls, manhandled the Brnvcs by driving In [Ivo rims with a single, : a double arid his 2Mil home run, leading Clnclit- mll to a 12-2 romp. In the only ether National League gamci Houston,defeated San Francisco 7-5., In the night's two American League games, Oakltind beat Baltimore i-2 and Kansas' City silenced the New York .Yankees 3-0, The : Heds' slugger look- Hie place of.the Braves' "Susie the Sweeper,", w h o ' occasionally plants,a.klss on the,cheek of a player pr umpire--or swats qnc with Ihe. brpom. : ' l i e billed himself as "Bench the Ba'sepath Beauty"--and he was, Indcod, thai, with his Cincinnati uniform shirt barely covering the white "hot pants" he : wore ; for the occasion, "1 don't know too many giiys of his stature who'd do 11," said Reds Manager Sparky Anderson, "but I tell you, when he started over toward first base and I saw those wives standing o v e r , t h e r e on Ihe sidelines! : said lo myself: 'Oh, boyl 'lease don I grab one of hem'I" Bench rlidii'l. lie went one better. . After Dnlshing his louscclcanlrig tour of tho bases, ic planted his kiss on'lhe,cheek of ihe ' home plale umpire-- ie,a.yywelghl boxer Jeiry Quarry. " He kissed off the Braves pretty, quickly wllh his Iwo-run lorfier.in t h e ' f i r s t .inning, then slng'ed to drive In Ihe last oi [our Reds runs in Ihe sixt hand doubled lo drive In two more capping;a 'four-run seventh. "1 s'wepl the',cobwebs off or something," he said of the end of the slump., ;''·· ' , Roger; Merger a n d ' C e s a r Cc dcno drove. In two . r u n s apiece for. the Astros, who remalnet 5.VS.,gamps 1 back of : lhe .front r u n n i n g . Reds in the : NL East But It'was Jim Wynn who ha( the big RBI of the night, a tie breaking .single in a four-run seventh that propelled Houston past the Giants. In Ihe nationally tclevlsec b a t t . l e of the America! /oaguo's divisional lenders, Oakland widened Its lead In the West t o , l ' / 4 game* over Idle Chicago while'ihe Orioles' mat- gin over Dclrplt i In Ihe East was^trlmmed to one game. Mike'Epstein and Joe, Rudi Mugged homers for the A's nnd Bert Campancrls,''dazzHng Baltimore by, stealing three bases, scored a pair ol runs. The Yanks, with a golden opportunity to move Into second place In the AL East and cut the Orioles' lead to half a game, fell Instead into third and remained 1V4 games off,thc pace.. ·'.. . , . , - . - . - . . ; ;. A r. , . The Royals' three run:* were unearned and Bruce Dal Canton didn't give New York much of a' chance to do anything about'11.'.' '., ' ; . ' " · · ' The Kansas City starter gave up a pair of firsl-inning singles, then set down 23 consecutive bailers before being touched' for two more hils in the ninth. But Norm Angolim came oul of Ihe bullpen lo preserve the shutout. SAFELY INTO THIRD . .'.. Sad FrdiiCisco Giants' shortstop Chris.Speicr slides into third during the third inning against Houston,'Monday evening. Astro third baseman Doug Radej- c/iases a wide-throw from center field. (AP Wirephoto) Staubach Undergoes Surgery After Injury DALLAS (AP) Marianne ', Staubach watched the collision ', of Ram middle linebacker Mar, lin McKeever and her husband, "Roger, Saturday nighl on tele- ' vision, calmly turned to some ; ; friends and said: "I hope it's his head and not his arm." : A quarterback's wife would think like that. If the arm goes the career could be over. '-"When he ' first got. up, thought, it was his head," said Mrs. · Staubach. "You can get over a headache in a couple of days. That heals faster than an arm." B u t . s h e knew when Dallas Cowboy trainer Larry Gardner helped Staubach to the sidelines that her worst fears had been realized, . . . . . . . "I could tell it was his arm by the way he was holding it," she said of the shoulder separation which required surgery. ; .; She sighed and said "I guess Roger will never quit scrambling. That's him." j She said Slaubach didn't feol like talking with the ^press Mori- day because "he's still coming around from surgery . . . you know still a little groggy. "I told him the doctor said he would be playing in eight to 12 weeks. He got out a schedule and said 'Oh, that's, when we play Washington, right in the heart of the season. ,I'll be in there for the long, haul.'" V\/hjte Leading As 2rtii Round Begins ST.'LOUIS (AP) t- -Shreveport, La. | golfer Barbara While ; h'acT; t|lree · competitors ' , . , "second round of qualifying bei gan in the U.S. Women's Ama- ,teur Golf Tournament. r Mrs. Boddie, who runs a tav- ·'. ern with her husband,- shot a three-over-par 75. Monday on ·dhe 6,138-yard St. Louis Country . C l u b course, She had a 38-37 ' against par of 35-37. ; ; ·' Second with 18-hole totals of - : 76 were Lancy Smith of Wil; liamson, N.Y., Martha : Kirouae, ^ Anaheim, Calif., arid 'Janet !; Webber of Frasno, Calif; ': "The key to this course 'is the · f i r s t four holes," said . Mrs 1 * Boddie at Ihe end of.her- .rovuid t i n humid 90-degree vyeather; · "They are terribly difficult. If i, you can play them in .two over J par you can do well." ; Calling the greens "absolute l y treacherous^" she said, "I made only one. putt all day, a 6ix-footer Tor a birdie on No. 15 On No. 6 I was three feel above the hole and t rolled .'my put five feet past." Two sons, ages 3 years am 28 months, have slowed down the holder of a record 69 rounc in past National'.A-mateur quali lying. ShB.'said.the National is the only tourney : she enters how, except when Ihe Louisiana or .Southern meet--is held in Shreyeport or nearby. - The field.,'of m c j r e . l h a n 100 Will; be culled to -32 today match play entries are chosen The first,, match .round ;Wednes day,"willi bei.followed by: twc Thursday^; semifinals' Friday and Ihe 36-hole. final Saturday. Defending - champ ,. Laur? Baugh of Whittier, Calif., Hollis Stacy of Savanah, Ga. trailed the lop four scores wit! 77. The Standings Though Members Are Unknowns · · . . . . - · · . . : America Maintains Sprinter Power By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League East , W. L. Pet. G.B. Baltimore 80 50 .545 -Detroit 59 51 .536 1 \Iew York 58 51 .532 l'/4 Boston 54 53 .505. 4V4 leveland . 5 1 58 .468' 8'A Milwaukee 43: 67 .391 17 West Oakland 65 46 .586 --, Jhicago 02 4fi ...574 . l'/2 Minnesola 56 50 .528 6'/4 Kansas City 52 56 .481 ll'/S California , 49 60 .450 15 Texas ,.-.... 44. 65 .404 20 Monday's Results Oakland 5, Baltimore 2 Kansas-City 3,' New York' 0 Other clubs not scheduled Tuesday's Games California (May 5-8) at Cleveland (Tidrow 10-10), N New York (Kekich 10-11) at Kansas,City (Hedlund 4-5), N Boston (CUrlis 6-6 at Texas (Slanhouse 2-2), N Associated Press SMorls Writer MUNICH (AP) -- America's shorter-distance runners, lor years dominant in Olympic Games competition, again appear powerful but the names, are : riot at all the same as in the past. When the sprinters go to their marks, the U.S. names will Include Eddie Hart, Larry-Black, Chuck Smith, Rey Robinson and Larry Burton. Even in the normally a event, the names are not household words. Still, America : figures to do well, despite the" youth of Ihe team; (In the three, shortest races, the .oldest runner is 25 400-meter dash,' U ..S .-dominated·· and the years.) average age is 21.8 Hart, the ofHnjured formei University of' California NCAA champ, took 1972 cautiousl; and wound up making the U.S team with a world-record-tying 9.0 in the 100 meters. He wa j o i n e d . o n the team and in the Pittsburgh New York Chicago St. Louis Philadelphia Montreal Cincinnati Houston Los Angeles Atlanta National League 'East : W. L. Pel. G.B. C8 40 .630 -57 49 .538 10 5fl 52 52 55 41 67 49 58 West 6B 42 62 49 57 50 .511 8V4 51 51 .527-11 .456 1514 .380 27 .458 18W .611 -.559 5V4 .455 17 .438 19 .389 24 San Francisco 49 63 San Diego 42 66 Monday's Results Cincinnati 12, Atlanta 2 Houston 7, San Francisco 5 Other clubs not scheduled . ..; Tuesday's Games Cincinnati (Simpson 7-4) at Philadelphia (Twitchell 2-3), N Houston (Dierker 11-6) at Montreal (Stoncman 9-9), N Atlanta (Schueler 4-6) at New York (McAndrew 8-3), N eeord books by the 20-year-old Robinson, a virtual unknown until mid-June. The :thirdi. sprinter, husky Robert. Taylor, came .. along quickly at t h e ' e n d of the sear son, ^ m a k i n g Ihe team over such belter/knpwn dashttien as Mel Fender, Ivory Crockett, Willie McGee and Gerald Tinker. , - . . . ' : For the first titne in' years, he United Slates is in jeopardy n the 100 since Russia's Valc- riv Borzov, a powerful, picture look sprinter frorii the Ukraine, s unbeaten in the last two years, . . . However, the 200 meters . is ;he biggest question mark. 'Smith is in-his fourth year ol sprinting, Burton his first and Black his fourth. Smith/was the surprise winner of- the^.Nationa AAU title and was first in the U.S. trials in 20.4. Burton, will a 20.3 time to his credit for 22 yards, shocked the experts by making the team. And Black ran two 20.0 lime Auto Winners Emerge During Summer Races All-America Tackle L., U n i v e r s i t y of Tcxn* clinch Dsrrcll Rnynl llRiiren his of- ftnnlv* linn prohnhly will lie Ihnn l« AH-Anici'loii Ucklc .Icrry Slsc- more (nliovn) All-SWC cnxnl Don Crosslin, gimrd TrHvIs Kor.cli and tackle Hill Wymnn ndillng A yeirlj ex|terlei\ce. Itoyil t e r m s filscmore A su- pop-pro urosiiecl, (AP Wire- Larry Pyle of Neoshri, Missouri, Elvin Tennanl of B a r l i n g , Arkansas, a n d Sallisaw, Oklahoma's Wendell Brewer all shared Ihe spotlight this past weekend in the stock car racing programs at · Ihe M o n e t t and ; F.ayetteville Speedways as each notched victories in their respective Feature events. : : Pyle : was the first-. Feature winner of the weekend as he returned to the Monetl Speedway Friday after a lengthy absence/ The Missouri driver methodically weaved his way from row seven, finally getting by Wayne- Ormsby of Aurora, Missouri, who one of his finest races of the year, held on to finish second as Bill Coatney of Monett' chased h i m across the line. First-half point champion Ltiwey Vaughl of V e r o n a , Missouri, finished fourth and Clarence Banner of Carleryille, Missouri, was fifth. Friday night's program at Monetl also marked the return of Banner who had riot raced there since early in the season. Tennanl made his first appearance of the - year at Fayetteville Sunday night and ie couldn't have been more impressive as he wheeled his Mustang to victory in the accident plagued "B" Feature Starting from .the front row Tennanl grabbed Ihe lead iiri mediately and never let off as easily outdistanced the fiek lhat had dwindled from 23 cars lo five after three first-lap accidents had stopped the race an equal number o! times. However, on the third re-start, the five survivors of the original field spread over Ihe Irack quickly a n d Tcnnant was out front for Ihe entire 15 laps Coatney showed Ihe Fayclleville crowd his driving abilitos as he roared pasl .Ihe flagsland in second-place ahead of Eddie Smith of Van Buren and Dale Gregory of Elkins. James Hamilton of Prairie Grove driving Ihe familiar number 00' wjlh a new Chevy .body, w e n only UvOrlnps on Ihe final slari before mechanical problems forced him lo the plls, but he slill was awarded fiflh-place. Then, U was 1 Brewer's turn The very popular Oklahoma driver started in the very hack of Ihe 16-cnr field and, nflcr two re-slarls that snw four cars towed lo Ihe plls following accidents, Brewer grabbed tin lend on about DID I2lh lap n tho 25-lap "A" Feature nnd ktp Raining ground to the end pnrroll Carpenter of Rogers who, tip until the Feature event had been having problems drove nn excellent rnco. ntx came from wny back in lh lineup lo finish second. Luthe: S t e p h e n s ' o f Forl Smllh wa: third, followed by Donni: Morgmi of Van Buren and L'ontiln Dolnn of Port Smith. I/ow6y Vaughl of Verona vl ! i s s o u r i , dr.iving a ne\ inlimited car (with the sam lumber C6) in the sccond-hal i the season, managed to kee; ils fans happy by picking \i\ he viclory in the Trophy Dasl it Monetl Friday night anc immy Payne of Cedarville Arkansas, accomplished thi ame feat at the Fayettevilli val Sunday 'night. Pyle and Buddy Frazier o duldrow, Oklahoma, won th Jonsolaliun races Friday an Sunday night, respectively.. . Joe Terry of Purdy, Missour. md Bob' Maggard of Spring ield, Missouri, won Ihe tw icat races at ' Mpnelt. Jin 1 'ampball of Harrison. Arkan las, Tennanl and Payne wo heir heats Sunday night. Charles Tarter drove hi street car number 20 lo victor n Ihe Street heat and Featur at Monett while David Gilmnr. claimed the Trophy run to street cars. At Fayetteville,' Don Smit and Eddie Stairns wore hca vinners while Bill Jones coppe .op honors in the Stree feature. There were 18 late an unlimited model cars in the ] at the Monclt Speedway week and 12 street cars. Fa cttoville-drew ils best field :he year Sunday night with lale and unlimited mode checked in and 19 street ca -- a total of 54 -- cars. ^ year, showing a powerful. ck. Jamaica's world record-hold- g Don Quarrie,- Kenyals ulius Sang and Borzov may be vored but (he Americans roved unpredictable once this ear. ' ' Americans have won 11 of the 6 Olympic 400-meter gold med- s awarded down through Ihe :ars and the only question this ear is which American will 'in. ; John Smith, the woild 440- ard record Miolder, was No n the trials with a faet lime of 4.3 seconds. The man he didn't catch at Eugene, (Ore.,) was former UCLA teammate Wyane Col elt. iColletl came through jwith swift-44.1 lo win the trial and j u m p into the No. 3 spot 01 tie all-time list The lime is th astest ever, run at sea level. Vince Matthews, the old ma: of Ihe U.S. sprint corps at 25. i the only one with Olympic ex perience." He ran the first Ie on America's world-record 1 300-nieter relay team in 1368 a VIexico City. Matthews, of Brooklyn, N.Y once ran 44.4 i n ; I h e : event. H made.Ihe team with a 44.9. . The 800 features hew co-worl' ·ecord holder Dave Wottl against probably the world' toughest half miler, Russia star Yevgeniy Arzhanov. Wotlle, 'the Bowling Gree ace who ran .1:43.3 to equal th world 800-mcler mark, wi have lo beat Arzhanov, unheal n the last two years. Ken Swenson, the former mencan record holder, has ppaiently recoveied from an .chillies tendon injuiy, and ould be a factor. The 110 meter high hurdle icture clouded up" quickly in ]e last monlh. Virtually unbeatable Rod Mil- mrn began losing and he made he U S learn only by taking hird by an eyelash in the U S, Trials. Tom Hill, who ran 13.5 at the trials, appears to have regained the form which look lim to the -1970 AAU title, Arid Willie Davenport, the defending dngpin, is back. The Americans are favored and even a sweep ts'not unlike iy Ralph Mann has something tc prove and that's why he's th first choice,of most'in the 40( meter intermediate hurdles. Mann was the NCAA an AAU champion in 1969, 197 and 1971 as a student at Brig ham Young but had a poor sea son in 1972 after graduating. H finally found himself, with Ih aid'of UCLA Coach Jim Busch and the tall (6-4) hurdler hope his 48,4 time is just a forecas of what he's capable of. Dave Henicry of England se the world record at 48.1 in Mex ico City four .years ago an Mann's time is the second bes n record Hemeiy is back, and Jgaiida/s John Aku Eua as'well s Kenya's William Koskei are p threats. · The U S. learns In the 400' and ,600 meler relays, aie ( bolh mong Ihe favoutes with' the BO team less solid i Cuba, Russia and Jamaica ave swift quartet mile four- omes and It'll'probably, lake a vorld mark--better than the 8 2 the U S team did jast Olympics to win Smith Collett, Matthews (ind Lee Evans make the U S 1,600- meter relay team a-near unanimous choice to win that gold medal The woild maik f.of 66 1 may not be in jeopaidy iut tbeie Isn't a nation in ^bs vorld with four better 400-me- er dashers. League Leaders AMERICAN LEAGUE (2(i5 .318; at bats)-- Schelnblum, BATTING Rudi, Oak, KC, .315. RUNS--Rudi, Oak, 73; Mitr- cer, NY, 70. RUNS BATTED IN--D.Allen, ihi,-82; Murcer, NY, 65. HITS-Rudi, Oak, 140; Pi- niclla, KC, 125. DOUBLES--Piniella, KC, 27; Rud , Oak, 25. TRIPLES--Rudi. Oak, 8; Blair, Bal, (i; Fisk. Bsn, 6; Thompson. Min, 6, HOME RUNS--D.AIlen. Chi 28; Cash, Del, 22. STOLEN BASES -- D. Nelson Tex, 36; Campanei'is, Oak. ;!2. PITCHING (9 Decisions)Kaat. Min, 10-2, .833. 2.06 Kline NY. 13-5, .722. 1.61. STRIKEOUTS-N.Ryan, Cal 07; Lolich, Del, 175. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (2G5 at bats)--Cc deno, Htn, .350; B.Wllliams Chi. .339. '. RUNS--Morgan C n. 93 When It's H O T . . . . You're HOT - With an Evans Mobile Home CENTRAL Special "Cash and Carry" $ftf|00 August Sale Price . ; . . . . »UU 36,000 BTU UNIT -- Complete; Ready To Hook Up. ROGERS REPAIR SERVICE 1018 East Township Road Phone 521-^1471 Bonds, SF, 86. RUNS BATTED IN--Stargel Pgh, 89; Colbert. SD, 86. · HITS--B.Williams, Chi, 142 Brock, SUv 139. DOUBLES--B.Williams, Ch 25; Cedeno, Htn,' 25; Fuentes SF, 25; Bonds, SF. : 25: TRIPLES-Brock, StL, 8 Rose, Cin, 8; Bowa. Phi, 7 Sanguiilen, Pgh, 7; Maddoj SF, 7. HOME RUNS-Colhert, SD 32; Stargel I, Pgh. 27. STOLEN BASES-Brock, SIL 46; Cedeno, Hlh, 43. PITCHING (9 Decisions)- Nolim. Cin, 13-3. .812. 2.01 Mar shall, Mon. 11-3. .785; 1.24. STRIKEOUTS--Csrlton. Ph 2-10; Seaver, NY. 163. Football Game For Charity Scheduled SPRINGDALE - Springdale f i r e m e n will be . seekfji'g vengeance tonight when IHey line u p ' f o r a charily: football game w i t h " p o l i c e ' a t - 8 p.m..Jia Bulldog stadium. · . i' The fire department has been loser In the two previous charity games staged. . : .(. Three University of'Ai'kaii'saa football players have befen secured to serve as referees^for the competition. 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