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Thi TIMES-REPORTER Sat., July 27,1974 DOVER-NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO QB reports to camp Eagles 9 Gabriel raps freedom issue CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Quarterback Roman Gabriel says he crossed the National Football League Players Association picket line because he doesn't like the freedom issue which has kept players on strike. "There are two ways to bargain, you can go in with a bunch of stuff and see what you can get. Or you can go in with what is basic. And sometimes you get more when you stick with what is basic," Gabriel said. "If the Players Association had limited its freedom demands to the Rozelle rule and the option clause, I probably would have stayed out. But we probably would have all been in camp last week," the $125.000-a year, 14-year veteran said at a news conference. Tight end Kent Kramer and defensive back Willie Germany, two other veterans, joined Gabriel in camp late Friday, giving Coach Mike McCormack five vets Will WFL attendance drop off? NEW YORK (AP) - Some people take a reserved approach to the enthusiastic reception the World Football League has received in the three weeks since its first season started. They say that when the National Football League starts playing, the WFL's attendance will drop off. Members of the New York Stars don't feel that way, however, and the Stars have played before over 140,000 people in their three games this season. "The people who come to Stars games don't go to the NFL games, I think," said Stars' quarterback Tom Sherman. "And in the cities where there aren't NFL teams, the people are going to keep coming." "But New York needs another team, too," says placekicker Moses Latjerman. "I know a lot of people that go crazy for football—no matter who's playing." A lot of those people have shown up at games the Stars have played. New York opened the season with a loss before 59,112 at Jacksonville against the Sharks, welcomed 17,943 to 21,000-seat Downing Stadium for their home opener, then travelled to Philadelphia last Thursday for a 17-15 triumph over the Bell before 64,719 and a national television audience. "Our games aren't on the same, nights as the NFL, for one thing, so there's no competition" says defensive tackle John Elliott. "And for another thing, there are people who have season tickets for the (NFL) New York Jets and Giants that still come to our game." The game they saw In New York was a horrifying 32-29 loss to the Birmingham Americans after the Stars had breezed to 315 first-half yards and a 29-3 lead at intermission. The lights at Downing Stadium were dismally dim—players, coaches and fans admitted it—and the hometown heros lost. Thursday's triumph over the Bell should help as the Stars return to New York to face Jacksonville this Wednesday night to try and avenge their opening loss. "Yes, the win has to do a lot for us," said Stars Coach Babe 'Parilli. "People like night football, and the 1 only time you see it in the other league is on Monday night. Football, let's face it, is the No. 1 sport. I just hope the people keep coming to see it in New York." No discipline, no football! ByJOHNNEANSONNE Newsday NEW YORK - Nodiscipline,,No football? I see a crack in the players' union's solidarity, a clinging of many rank-and-file members to the basic theory of football discipline. One of the things the union is fighting is the owners' and coaches' belief that their players must be taken by the hands and disciplined, screamed at like so many Army privates. My question is: How often do the privates find security in that discipline? Not all do. Football players often become football coaches. They see the game's environment basically through the same eyes. They've been kicked in the fanny so often since they started playing the game back in the 7th grade that a goodly number of them believe it works. MOST FOOTBALL players make good soldiers, in other words. The volunteer usually gets ahead. He passes the ammunition and expects his teammates to do the same. When the New York Giants fell apart last season, their player representative did not lash out at the bungling coaching of Alex Webster or the organization. Instead, Bob Tucker called his teammates "quitters." Many players agree with fines and curfews. Former players always seem to, convinced that their successors will realize later — when they grow up, you know — that it was good for them. American League East W L Pet. GB Boston 51 46 .526 — Cleveland 50 46 .521 % Baltimore 50 47 .515 1 New York 50 47 .515 1 Milwaukee 47 50 .485 4 Detroit 46 51 .474 5 West Oakland 57 41 .582 Chicago 49 47 .510 7 Kan City 49 47 .510 7 Texas 50 50 .500 8 Minnesota 47 52 .475 10'A California 39 61 .390 19 Friday's Games Texas 10, Chicago 6 Baltimore 9, Cleveland 5, 11 innings New York 5, Milwaukee 1 Detroit 1, Boston 0, 11 innings Oakland 5, Minnesota 3 Kansas City 3, California 2 Saturday's Games Detroit (LaGrow 7-9) at Cleveland (J. Perry 9-8) Minnnesota (Cor bin 5-3) at Oakland (Hunter 14-8) Chicago (Johnson 3-0) at Texas (Hargan 9-5), N Milwaukee (Champion 4-1) at Baltimore (Garland 3-3), N New York (Tidrow 7-8) at Boston (Cleveland 7-8), N Kansas City (Dal Canton 5-4) at California (Figueroa 1-2), N Sunday's Games Detroit at Cleveland Milwaukee at Baltimore New York at Boston Chicago at Oakland, 2 Minnesota . at California, 2 Kansas City at Texas, N Tribe box BALTIMORE Coggins rf Blair cf TDavis dh Grieh 2b JPowell Ib Cabell Ib Baylor If BRobinsn 3b Bumbry pr Etchebrn c EWillams c Belanger ss Cuellar p Jefferson p CJackson p Johnson p Total CLEVELAND Lowenstn If Duffy ss Lee ph Alvarado ss Hendrick cf Spikes rf Ellis Ib BBell 3b Us dh Gamble dh Duncan c RTorres ph Brohamr 2b GPerry p Benne p Total Baltimore Cleveland DP-Ballimore AB R HBI 6251 5113 5212 6112 4010 0000 5000 4110 0100 0000 3021 4110 0000 0000 0000 0000 42 9 13 9 AB R HBI 3110 4120 1000 0000 5000 5232 4132 5000 2011 3000 3000 1000 4010 0000 0000 40 5 11 & 260 000 003 04-9 014 000 000 00-5 3, Cleveland 1. LOB-Ballimore 7, Cleveland 6. 2B-Spikes, B gins. HR-Grich .Robinson, Cog(16), Ellis (8), Blair (10). T.Davis (6). SB- Spikes. S-E.Williams. SF- E.Williams. Blair. IP H RER Cuellar 21-3 7 5 5 Jefferson 61-3 4 0 0 G.Jackson 1-3000 Johnson 2 000 G.Perry 102-3 13 9 9 Benne 1-3000 W-Johnson (1-1). L- G.Perry (15-4). WP-G.Perry. T-3.20. A- 42.818 National League East W L Pet. GB Philaphia 50 47 .515 St. Louis 48 50 .490 2Vz Pittsburgh 47 50 .485 3 Montreal 46 50 .479 3'/z Chicago 42 53 .442 7 New York 41 54 .432 8 West Los Angeles 65 35 .650 — Cincinnati 60 41 .594 5V 2 Houston 52 48 .520 13 Atlanta 51 49 .510 14 San Fran 46 55 .455 19W San Diego 43 59 .422 23 Friday's Games Chicago 10, Philadelphia 7 San Diego at Atlanta, postponed San Francisco 5, Cincinnati 4 Pittsburgh 3, Montreal 0 New York 3, St. Louis 0 Houston 8, Los Angeles 7, 11 innings Saturday's Games St. Louis (Forsch 2-2) at Chicago (Bonham 9-11) Pittsburgh (Brett 12-6 and Kison 5-4) at Philadelphia (Ruthven 4-7 and Twitchell 4-2), 2, twi-night San Diego (Spillner 5-5) at Cincinnati (Carroll 2-0), N Los Angeles (Downing 3-4) at Atlanta (Morton 11-7), N Montreal (Me Anally 6-U) at New York (Apodaca 2-5), N San Francisco (D'Acquisto 97) at Houston (Dicrker 6-6), N Sunday's Games Pittsburgh at Philadelphia St. Louis at Chicago Los Angeles at Atlanta San Diego at Cincinnati Montreal at New York San Francisco at Houston Reds box SAN FHANCISCO AB R H BI Bonds rf 3100 Speier ss 4000 Maddox cf 4110 Ontiveros Ib 3012 Matthews If 3100 Arnold 2b 3111 BMiller 3h 4000 Rudolph c 3012 Barr p 3110 Sosa p 1000 Total 31 S S 5 CINCINNATI AB R H BI Geronimo cf S 0 0 0 Rose If 5110 Morgan 2b 4000 Bench c 3111 TPerez Ib 4222 Driessen 3b 3010 Concepcn ss 4011 Griffey rf 3020 Gullett p 1000 Baney p 0000 Kosco ph 1000 CCarroll p 0000 Crowley ph 1000 Borbon p 0000 Total 34 4 8 4 San Francisco 005 000 000-5 Cincinnati Oil 020 000-4 E-Speier. LOB-San Francisco 7, Cincinnati 8. 2B—Dries- sen. Rose, Bench. HR—T.Perez (18). SB—Bonds. S-Speier, Baney. SF-Bench. IP H R ER Barr 5744 Sosa 4100 Gullett 22-3 4 5 5 Baney 31-3 1 0 0 C.Carroll 2 000 Borbon 1 000 W-Barr (8-5). L-Gullett (127). Save-Sosa (4). T-2:33. A- 30,094. Andy Robustelli, former all-pro and now director of operations with theGiants, said, "They're men, but all men are weak, and sometimes they'll stay out till four in the morning. If a coach can't find a player, then how can he control him? As a player, if I could get away with one less back-bend, then I'd do it." "Sure," agreed Giant quarterback Randy Johnson. "You need curfews. Frankly, if you didn't have them, some guys would take advantage.'' THE CONFUSION — and something the players' union has failed to get across to many of its members — is the correlation between discipline in the job and discipline in life. Robustelli thinks that if you let a player stay out late then he won't have the self-discipline to do a back-bend. Houston Oilers center Bill Curry, president of the players' union, admits that some will stay out late if they can, but "curfews and fines are also motivation, just proof that a coach can't motivate. They shouldn't worry so much about a player's personal habits as his performance on the field. In any business, if a guy doesn't produce, then get rid of him. I know that football players are used to being treated like children. It's time we grew up, though, and time we were allowed to." The league needs more like Bill Curry, who understands the silliness of owners viewing themselves as parents. But what Curry doesn't realize is that there really aren't more of him. If this strike continues much longer, there will be more veterans like the Giants' Roy Hilton, who crossed the picket line. Hilton said he simply put himself and his family ahead of the union. Also, he finds security in football, he said. "ONE OF THE reasons I like being traded (from Baltimore) is that it creates several new chances for me," Hilton said. "I still want to play a few years, and coaching is a possibility. I've rolled with the punches." Plus, there always are aspiring free agents like Andy Self ridge who keep coming back to football though football has tried to reject them. "My brother has an office job," Selfridge said, "and I've spent some time checking it out. Nine to five. Now that's the kind of thing that made me feel like 1 was suffocating. I enjoy football. I don't really have a burning desire to do anything else." It's too bad, in a way, that owners have that leverage. They know the players basically want to play. They always can tell the players to be happy they aren't selling shoes. Give them freedom, or give them a football. A heck of a lot will take the football about three weeks from now. Phila-owned filly wins twice at Harrison fair CADIZ — Mississippi Woman, a three-year-old pacing filly, won its first two starts at the Harrison County Fair Friday. The filly is owned and trained by Wayne Barr of New Philadelphia and trains at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds in Dover. It is staked to run in the three-year-old-pace at the Tuscarawas County Fair in September. STANDINGS Team W L Pet. GB IGA 20 7 .740 — R&M Trucking 17 11 .630 3'/a Bonvechio's 16 10 .615 3 '/a Sugarcreek 16 10 .615 3'/a Scio Two Pines 13 H .482 7 New Phila Moose 12 16 .462 8V 2 Gnadenhutten 8 19 .296 12 Newcomerstown 6 21 .222 14 SUNDAY'S GAMES (Doubleheaders start at 1:30 p.m.) IGA at Two Pines Newcomerstown at Bonvechio's Sugarcreek at Gnadenhutten MooseatR&MTrucking DOVER LITTLE Burger King 10, Tank & Plate 1. WP—Jamie Devore (combined with Ron Wills to pitch a no-hitter and strikeout 17 batters). Top hitters (King) Jamie Devore ana Ron Wills, single and double; Blick, two singles. DOVER LITTLE General Electric 8, Robinson Clay 6. WP - Todd Young. Top hitters (GB) Cunningham, two doubles and a single; Casterline, three singles; May. two singles; Terry Young, Todd Young and Law, singles. (GEhad three double plays). Golf BIG BEND NEW PHILA MAJOR Buchanan's 10, Elks 2. WP - Leo Renner. Top hitters (Buchanan's) Joel Watson, three singles and a double; Leo Renner, Rick Wright. Ken Stiff ler, Bob Ren and Bret Wigfield, singles. (Elks) Chuck Albaugh, Dave Vance and Kevin Spittle, singles. . Lady Duffers — Lois Greenfield, first flight 39, Vivian Maxwell, second flight 41, June Kennedy, third flight 46, Vivian Donohoe, Sherry Trimmer, fourth flight, 54. Jet Sets 43. Sand Trappers 42'/a; Putt-putts41'/z; Snailers39; Ding-bats 37; Birdies 33 v*. SUGARCREEK Two M»o - Ken Winkler, Bob Troyer, Stan Gerber 36, Jim DeNicola, Stan Yoder 37. Gary Gerber, Ed Hosteller 38, Leroy Shaw, Sterling Troyer, Ted Gerber, Ed Hershberger 39. S. Yoder&S. Gerber 38; L. Biggs&J. DeNicola, E. Hershberger, A. Miller & B. Troyer 37'-V, J.Miller &G. Miller,S. Hershberger & K. Winkler & D. Sampsel 36; D. Bear, C. Blauch & E. Hosteller 35; J. McConnel, M. Phillippi. N. Phillippi & F. Weingarth 32; L. Amicone, E. Moeller&A. Amicone29V, D. Hosteller, A. Mast & S. Troyer 29; L. Shaw Si N. Weingarth 28: A- Tango. K. Tango & T. Gerber 27V Z ; G. Gerber. J. Rice & J. Hotbem 27; K. Richardson. P. Jones &T. Miller26^; G. Miller. H. Weston & R. Horrisberger 25Vz; D. Richardson & R. Richardson 25; D. Gerber. K. Gerber & A. Stein. B. Gerber & B. Lammers 24; B. Wise, M. Rabesfc T.Redman 20 v s . . in camp. Gabriel, who arrived at the Eagles' Widener College training camp after dark Thursday night, said: "The decision to come into camp was not as difficult as the decision how to handle it, My way of thinking was that I don't agree with the way our association has more or less attacked the owners. "Their way of negotiating was like sending a bill to Congress with a few riders, hoping the big bill would be accepted with the riders," explained Gabriel, who quit the players association in 1970 and rejoined it last year "as a show of team unity." Gabriel said he timed his decision to coincide with a vote by 25 other veterans to end their informal workouts and report to camp. Player representative Tom Dempsey was expected to conduct it soon. Pitchers hurl no-hitter in LL Jamie Devoreand Ron Wills combined to pitch a no-hitter and strikeout 17 batters as Burger King routed Tank and Plate 10-1 in the Dover Little League Friday. Devore and Wills were the top hitters also with a double and single along with Blick who had two singles. Devore was the winning pitcher. Green Valley ladies host invitational The Green Valley Ladies Golf League hosted 70 lady golfers from area golf courses in an invitational Thursday. Nine holes of golf were played and the prize winners and the golf courses they represent are as follows:'(Low gross.) — Sandy Bongini and Ruth Miller, Green Valley; Audrey Haag, Wilkshire and Fay Bodenweber, Sugarcreek. (Low net) — Mary Fabiano and Vera Hunter, Green Valley; Lou Pritz, Sugarcreek; Joan Ronshausen and Janice Emig, Hickory Flats; Carol Lowery, Wilkshire. (Low putts) — Tye Stahl, Jean Swinderman, Bernine Clark and Kay Zehnder, Green Valley; Betty Moser, Elms and Genelle Sims, Hillcrest. (Longest drive) — Deb Fishley, Wilkshire; Janet Hawk, Green Valley. (Closest to the pin) — Perry Rhamy, Hillcrest; Marge Dues, Green Valley. Red All-Stars down Blue in Pony action The Red All-Stars defeated the Blue All-Stars two games to one in the Dover Pony League All-Star series which ended Friday at Dover City Park. The first game Wednesday saw the Blue team win its only game, 4-3. John Perkowski was the winning pitcher as he fanned 14 batters and walked three. Perkowski had two hits to pace the winners along with Greg Baker and Jeff Phillips getting one each. Jack Neiger suffered the loss striking put six and walking three. Neiger had two hits with Greg Kaser, Mark Caswell and Chris Inverso with one each. Behind the one-hit hurling of Cal Heid, the Red squad rebounded to win big, 13-3. Heid fanned nine and walked five. Kaser led the hitting attack with four hits including a double. Caswell had three hits as the red team pounded out 13 and scored in every inning. Rich Walker was on the losing end for the Blue team. Another one-hitter stopped the team in the finale Friday. It was a combined effort by Ted Eigner and Jack Neiger with Eigner getting the win. Greg Baker took the Joss. The winning run scored in the top of the first inning when Neiger walked, stoled second and third and scored on a sacrifice by Mark Caswell The Red team had outstanding defense in winning the last two games. FREE FILM FOR LIFE Kudcuoloi or Blink £ While 111) HlOil (Jupuiti. li/fi Plus Top Quulit 24 Hour Service WOLFE'S PHOTO SERVICE 'IH (jiundview Ave NW N.Plulu Ph J64 JO IV Chris Arnold slides under the glove of Reds catcher Johnny Bench to score a run for the Giants. The Giants won 5-4. Mets Seaver back, beats Cards 3-0 Tom Seaver pitched a baseball game for the New York Mets and it was no sweat. Better yet, it was no pain. After a prolonged absence with a bad back, Seaver returned Friday night and showed .flashes of oldtime brilliance by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 with a four-hitter. While overpowering the Cardinals with a stunning fastball, the two-time Cy Young Award winner was more impressed with his physical condition. "The big thing," said Seaver, "was that I was able to pitch and not have anything hurt." Seaver hadn't pitched since July 7 because of a sciatic nerve condition in his back. On Friday night, Seaver made up for his lack of work over the past few weeks. Seaver threw 108 pitches, including 55 of 66 fastballs for strikes. Other National League scores, Chicago Cubs 10, Philadelphia Phillies 7; San Francisco Giants 5, Cincinnati Reds 4; Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Montreal Expos 0, and Houston Astros 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 7 in 11 innings. The San Diego-Atlanta game was rained out. The shutout was the first of the season for Seaver, 7-6, and his first complete game since June 1. Cubs 10, Phillies 7 Billy Williams hit a bases-loaded home run in the sixth inning, powering Chicago over Philadelphia. The homer was the 13th of the season for Williams and the eighth grand slam of his career. With two outs in the sixth and the score tied 3-3, the Cubs collected five straight hits to break the tie. Giants 5, Reds 4 Steve Ontiveros and Ken Rudolph cracked two-run singles to highlight a five-run third inning that carried San Francisco over Cincinnati. Winning pitcher Jim Barr, 85, triggered the outburst against Don Gullett, 12-7, with a single. Pirates 3, EsposO Willie Stargell and Richie Zisk drove in first-inning runs and Dock Ellis and Ramon Hernandez combined on a five-hitter as Pittsburgh beat Montreal. With two out in the first, Al Oliver extended his hitting streak to 20 games with a single and Stargell followed with a line drive triple to right. Zisk then delivered Stargell with a single to right. Bob Robertson added another run in the seventh with his 10th homer of the year. Astros 8, Dodgers 7 Larry Milbourne beat second baseman Dave Lopes' throw home following Roger Metzger's llth-inning grounder and gave Houston a close victory over Los Angeles. Milbourne led off the llth with a single, was bunted to second and took third on Greg Gross' single off Mike Marshall, 11-5, before Metzger hit his decisive grounder. Yanks 5, Brewers 1 Jim Mason had three hits, including his fourth homer of the year, Elliott Maddox singled home two runs and Lou Piniella and Chris Chambliss knocked in one run apiece in New York's victory over the Brewers. "I think we're the best team in the American League," Mason said. "We can play with anyone. Boston and Baltimore are still the teams to beat. But we haven't won a game in Boston yet. We hope we can take care of that on the road trip." Rangers 10, White Sox 6 "Well, no one can say our bats are dead any more," Manager Billy Martin said after his Rangers banged out 16 hits en route to their fourth straight victory. N If anything was dead, it was Chicago's gloves. The White Sox made five errors. A's5, TwinsS Bert Campaneris drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single to highlight a four-run sixth inning rally that gave Oakland it's eighth straight victory over the Twins. Rookie Glenn Abbott won his third game, despite yielding Larry Hisle's homer and sacrifice fly for all of Minnesota's runs. Royals 3, Angels 2 George Brett's two-run single highlighted the Royals' three-run rally in the ninth inning that handed the Angels their 12th straight loss at home and kept Manager Dick Williams winless in California. . In Friday's National League games it was Chicago 10, Philadelphia 7; San Francisco 5, Cincinnati 4; Pittsburgh 3, Montreal 0; New York 3, St. Louis 0, and Houston 8, Los Angeles 7 in 11 innings. San Diego at Atlanta was rained out. Baker wins Queen Bee at Union TUSC. COUNTY WOMEN'S SLO Chicken Manor 8, Gnadenhutten2. WP-Carol Comani'ta. Top hitters (Manor) Jane Egler, three-for-three; Sue Monaco, Jane Foutty and Sandy Hampshire, two hits each. (Gnaden) M. Stocker and B. Parrish, two hits each. CENTRAL OHIO WOMEN'S SLO Chicken Manor 13, Wilcox Tailors 3. WP—Carol Comanita. Top hitters — (Manor) Sue Monaco, three-for-three including a double; Paula Whitschey, three-for-four;'Cathy Lirgg, Donna Barnhart and Jane Egler, two hits; Kim France, home run. Fire damages house DELLROY - Two units and 20 firemen of the volunteer fire department answered a call at 11 last night to the Lyle Poole residence on Roswell rd,, one mile west of here. Fire Chief Wilbur Hodge estimated damage at $500, confined to the east wall of the residience and said it probably was caused by defective wiring. Peg Baker of New Philadelphia shot her second 18- hole round of 69 to capture the Women's Golf Assn. of Union Country Club Queen Bee tournament Thursday. Baker shot a 69 in the first round and was declared the winner since her score was the best by any golfer in either round. Baker received the traveling Queen trophy and a sweater for her victory. Other winners in the event were Connie Krantz of Dover as she had the longest drives on holes No. 1 and 18 and Edith Seibert of Dover, who had the longest drive in the nine-hole event on hole No. 1. On Aug. 5, the Women's Assn ; will have its playoff tournament to determine this year's club champ. The third annual Litty Open begins Monday and will continue on Tuesday at the club. Motorcycle Racing Sat. July 27 Night (Short Track) $450 Purse Plus $100 Contingency Pructi(e ut 6 p.m. RICK CASE CYCLE PARK OH 1-77 ut New Phi Phone 364 5119

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