Playground Daily News from Fort Walton Beach, Florida on April 11, 1974 · Page 12
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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Thursday, April 11, 1974
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Auburn AD Lee Hayiey To Speak Af Annual County Alumni Banquet Bill Golden, President of the Okaloosa County Chapter of the Auburn Alumni Association takes great pride in announcing that Auburn Athletic Director Lee Hayiey will be the guest speaker at the annual spring banquet, to be held at the Eglin Officer's Club starting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 1974. Vitally interested in a well rounded athletic program Lee Hayiey has committed the full amount of scholarship aid allowed by SEC rules to enable Auburn to compete on the championship level in all sports. In Hayley's first year, Auburn scored its all-time, record point total m the SEC All-Sports race and is on the verge of breaking into the top three. The Tigers made a big jump in their newest sport swimming, and with just moderate improvement in a couple of sports Auburn can contend for the league title. Also in his first year as athletic director, Hayiey implemented plans for a new tennis center and a recreation addition to Sewell Hall, the athletic dormitory. Hayiey plans to continue upgrading all athletic facilities. A native of Birmingham, Ala., Hayiey became athletic director July 1,1972. He had served the previous five years as co-ordinator of defense under head coach Bill Dooley at North Carolina. Hayiey grew up in the Birmingham suburb of Ensley ad played three sports at Ensley High School. He then came to Auburn in the spring of 1919, playing varsity football from 1950 through 1952. He was captain of Auburn's 1952 football team and set several pass receiving records while leading the SEC in receiving. All Auburn Alumni and friends of Auburn should make reservations ($10 per couple) by calling Reuben C. ITanasco, 243-3550. Please make your reservations early. New Owner Kroc Blasts Padres Over PA System PLAYGROUND DAILY NEWS, Thursday Morning, April 11,1974-Pagc3B AD LEE HAVLEY Alumni Guest Speaker NEW YORK (UPI) - Ray Kroc, the new owner of the San Diego Padres, proved a remarkable pacifier Wednesday ' i n uniting baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn and Marvin Miller, the executive director of the Players Association, although at the expense of infuriating his own team. Kuhn and Miller, who rarely agree on anything, both said Cubs Edge Ph////es CHICAGO (UPI) - Billy Williams climaxed a torrid day at the plate by rapping a tworun single with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Southpaw Max Scarce, the sixth Phillie pitcher, had been given a C-5 lead in the top of the inning when Greg Luzinski's sacrifice fly scored Larry Bowa. Mefs Trim Cards, 3-2 NEW YORK (UPI) - Jerry Grole drove in two runs with a homer and a single Wednesday as the New York Mets defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in the home opener for the National League champions. Grote's homer was his second in three games this season. His most productive home run year was 1969 when he hit six. The Mels spoiled John Curtis' National League debul when they scored a pair of first inning runs. The former Boston Red Sox southpaw walked Felix Milan and Cleon Jones before surrendering run-scoring singles to John Milner and Grole. Grote homered wilh one out in Ihc sixth inning to give New York a 3-1 lead. Koosman, 14-15 last season, had given up the Cards' first run in the second inning on singles by Jpc Torre, Bake McBride runscoring and Ken Reilz' sacrifice fly. The Cards rallied in Ihc ninlh inning when Reggie Smith, another off-season acquisition from the Red Sox, led off wilh a triple as centerfielder Don Hahn slipped while chasing the long fly ball. Wilh one out, Ted Simmons lofled a short fly to right that Rusty Sfaub trapped as Smith scored on the play. McBride then sent pinch runner Jose Cruz to second with an infield single and Koosman to the showers as Bob Apodaca came in to relieve. Apodaca induced pinch-hitter Tim McCarver to hit into a game-ending double play- Bruner Runners Rip Ruckel Druner Junior High School saved up enough momentum from Tuesday's county meet to score an impressive Wk to 39'£ victory over Ruckel in track action Wednesday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. Allan Silver was a double winner for the Spartans with victories in the mile and Iwo events while Glen Morris won SPORTS SLATE BASEBALL Thursday Ruckel at Meigs, 4 p.m. l-ewis at Bruner Blue, 4 p.m. Pryor al Ricbbourg, 4 p.m Niceville, Baker, Crestview in Pensacola Tournament (Wcd.-SaU TRACK Thursday Baker al Gulf Breeze, 3:30 p.m. GOLK Thursday Choctaw, Liberal Arts at Milton, 3 p.m. at Rolling Greens. TENNIS Thursday Richbourg at Bruner, 3:30 p.m. Lewis at Meigs, 3:30 p.m. Ruckel at Pryor, 3:30 p.m. EXHIBITION SOFTBALL (All Games Al Golf Course Park) Thursday 6:15-TerreH's vs. Smith Plumbing, Fid. 1. 7:30-Sandflea vs. Eglin, Fid. I. 8:45-Rig Al's vs. Mod Fashion, Fid. 1. the 880, Bob Kurzu the 440, Leslie Robinson the 220 and Glen Stephens won the long jump for Bruner. The Spartans also won the 440, 880, sprint medley and mile relays. Ruckel was shutout from wins in the running events bul gained three firsts in' the field competition with Krahel taking Ihe shot, Reeves the high jump and Ruckel's lone winner in Ihe running events was Boston in the 100-yard dash while Krahel took the shot put and Reeves won the high jump. Bruner 7011?, Ruckel 39Vi S!-.ol Pul -1, Krahel (Rl. j. .Robinson (31 1 Jcnes (R). 45 2'i Long Jump..I, Stephens BI. 2. Repvoi (R). 3. Herring (R). 16.10 D:KUS-|, Kelley [ R l . J, l.ezu lei. 3, Sen (B). 11?? Hi5hJump..l,Reeve5(R].2.Hrad (91 3, Hicks ( R l . i J ICOOjlh .1, BOSbn [ R l . ?, Robrnson IB). 3, lip, Mathews [ R ) , Head IB]. 13? Mile-l. Silver [Bl. ?, WcCabe (Bl. 3, To.chslcnc (Rl. 5:17.5 !!0 Relay-1, Br. (Ta-ver, Schwerlncr. Head, Rcu'nscn). 49.2 J« Dash .1. Ktnu IB). ?. Reeves («]. 3. Pearson (B). W J 220 Dash 1, Rcb nson [B». 2, Boston [Rl. 3, Head [B). 2J 7 E60 Run--I. Morris (Bl. 2, Darby tRI 3. Barbcur (BJ. 2:17.7 Sprint Medley-I. Bru IBrcck, Set-. weMner, Tucker, Slep^.er.s] 1 - 5 0 7 7 r/.ile.l, Silver (Bl. 2. Touc.istone ( R ) 3 rV.cCabe (Bl. 11:43 1 SORelay.-l, Bru. (Tarver. TuLker. Head, Robinson). I:i2.? Wile ReldY-l, Brur. (6'CC*. Fearsc.i, Slep^ens, Xunul. 3:58.1 Rick Monday opened the Cub ninlh by drawing a walk and raced to third when Jerry Morales singled sharply into left field. When Luzinski fumbled the ball Morales took second. Williams then slashed a ground ball to Ihe right of Dave Cash to end (he contest. Williams drove in the first three Chicago runs in the opening inning with his first home run of Ihe year, which came off Philadelphia starter Dick Rulhven. Ruthven got in trouble when he walked Vic Harris and Morales. The Phillies tied the game in the third when pinch-hitler Bill Grabarkewitz hit a pinch-hil home run leading off the inning. Walks to Cash, Del Unser, a single by Luzinski and an infield out produced two more runs. A double by Dob Boone, an infield hit by Mike Schmidt and a sacrifice fly by pinch-hitter Willie Montanez gave Ihe Phillies a 4-3 lead in the fourlh inning. Twins Explode In 7th To Nip White Sox, 6-5 BLOOM1NGTON, Minn. (UPI) -- Five walks, Jerry Terrell's double and Tony Oliva's sacrifice fly gave the Minnesota Twins a four-run seventh inning \Yeilnesday and a 6-5 victory- over the Chicago White sox. With one out in the seventh, Terrell doubled lo center to drive in Jim Holt who was walked by starter Stan Bahnsen. Terry Forster relieved Bahnscn and walked Rod Carew and Larry Hisle wilh the bases loaded to score Randy Hundley and Terrell. Cy Acosta replaced Forsler and gave up a sacrifice fly. lo Oliva lo score rookie stortstop Sergio Ferrer. Hisle accounted for the Twins other two runs with RBI singles in the fourth and sixth innings. Dick Allen slammed a two run homer with Pal Kelly aboard in the f i f t h and Carlos May collected four straight singles to pace the White Sox allack. May's first single in Ihe firsl off starter Bill Hands scored Ken Henderson who also scored in (he sixlh when righlfielder Bob Darwin hooted May's (ouctli hit. Forster, who pitched to only (our men, lost his firsl game of (he season against no victories. The Twins' third pitcher, Ray Corbin, picked up his (irsl victory while pilching only one (bird of .'in inning. Wednesday that Kroc owed his players an apology after blasting the Padres on the public address system Tuesday night during (he eighth inning of San Diego's 9-5 loss to the Houston Astros in the Padres home opener. "I've never seen such stupid ball playing in my life," Kroc had said. In a statement released late Wednesday afternoon, Kuhn said, "I've discussed Mr. Kroc's statement wilh President (Charles) Feeney of the National League. We're in agreement that Ihe statement was improper and an apology should be made. President Feeney is handling this matter with Mr. Kroc." Earlier in the afternoon, Miller had issued a statemenl calling for a public apology from Kroc. "Grounds exist for disciplinary action by the appropriate officials," Miller said. "The players who were castigated publicly as "stupid" by Ihe baseball owner whose expertise is based on a grand total of four games as an owner are entitled to a public apology. The players of Ihe San Diego and Houston clubs have demonstrated by their restraint in the face of Mr. Kroc's inexcusable insults that Iheir intelligence far exceeds his. . "The action of Mr. Ray Kroc of the San Diego baseball club, demeaning the players over a public address system al the ball park, is resented by the players, the Players Association and I am sure by baseball fans. "H should be resented equally by other club owners and baseball officials. Such conduct has clearly brought disrepute' upon the National League and professional baseball. It was, as well, not in the best interests of baseball," Miller said. Money's Grand Slam Sparks Brewers, 6-4 CLEVELAND (UPI) ~ Don Money belted a grand-slam homer off reliever Cecil Upshaw with two out in the ninth inning Wednesday afternoon, giving the Milwaukee Brewers a 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians, who lost their fourth straight game. The Brewers, who were held to two runs over the first eight innings by 37-year-old veteran Jim Perry, rallied with one out in the ninth. Darrell Porter walked and took third on Bob Coluccio's single to right. Upshaw replaced Perry and struck out Pedro Garcia. Pinch- hitter Bob Sheldon walked and Money belted a 1-2 pilch into the left field stands. The Brewers took a 2-0 lead in the second inning when John Briggs singled and look second on a throwing error by Perry on a pickoff play. Milwaukee Money 3a Berry oh w.av rf SeoH 1b Briggs If Porler c cb r h bi 5 1 1 4 5 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 Coluceio cf 4 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 Garja 2t Yount si SKe^don ph 0 1 0 0 Johnson 3s 0 0 p 0 Wrlqhl p 0 0 0 0 Rodrig-jez p 0 0 0 0 Tolals 51 4 u 4 Milwaukee Cleveland Cleveland ab r h HI Hermoso tb 4 1 i o Gamble p h 1 0 0 0 Lov;enslen H5 1 1 1 Kendrkk c( 3 0 1 0 Ellis C h 4 0 2 1 Spikes rl 4 0 1 0 Duncan c 4 1 1 1 Chamblss Ia4 1 1 0 6:11 3t 4 0 1 0 Djffy S S 3 0 1 0 Lee ph JPerry p Upshaw p Tolali Haas, Hiskey Join List For Monsanto PENSACOU-Freddie Haas, Pensacola's grand old guy of golf-in terms of appearances here- and Babe Hiskey, a five- time Monsanto Open challenger, have added their names to the growing list of committments for the Apr. 18-21 spring classic the Pensacola Country Club. Haas has played in more Pensacola-Monsanto Open tourneys (19) than any other touring PGA pro. Also adding their names for a shot at the $30,000 top prize Marty Fleckman, Bruce Fteisher^Larry Nelson and BobShaw. Haas, who missed the cut here last year, was the tourney's amateur in 1945. His best finish in 19 previous runs has been third money spot in I960. A very religious man, Hiskey has been on the pro tour since 1%3, winning three tour titles and more than $150,000. In five previous runs at the coveted Monsanto crown, his best effort resulted in a tie for eighth money in 19G5. Last year he showed and then withdrew from competition. His current earnings have come from the Greater New Orleans and Phoenix Opens. Fleisher, who made a strong run for the Greater Greensboro crown last week, also missed the cut in the 1973 Monsanto edition. A tour junior, he won the 1968 U.S. Amateur Championship and the 1968 NCAA Junior College crown. The best Miamian finished the Greensboro event in a tie for third, his best showing in the current champaign. So far this season, hehas banked winnings from the Ring Crosby, Phoenix, Tuscon, Hawaiian, Bob Hope and Doral-Eastern. Kleckman, another of the top pros coming out of the University of Houston, grabbed the golf.headlines in 1967 when he copped the Cajun Classic crown, his first pro start. The 1965 N'CAA Champion lias teed off in four previous Monsanto events but has yet to cash a check for his efforts. His best 1974 showing has been a tie for fourth in the Little Crosby Pro-Am. 1 00 I o o o o o o o o 37 4 10 4 Bulldogs Fall To Dolphs; Easily Roll Past Chipley 01000QCD4-4 OCIOiOOOJ--4 E-J Perry w, Coluccio. Dp-Cleveland 2. LOB Milwaukee 5. Cleveland 7. ?B.HermDso, Hendrick. 3B-Gare : a. HR- Woney ( ] ) . Duncan (1). SB Coluccio. ip h r er bb so Wright W 1 0 8 Rodriguei 1 JPerry L O.I 81-3 2 - 3 1 3 3 Upshaw 2 2 Wrlqhl pitched lo ore batter in, 1\h. Save-Rodnguez (2). G/anfs Stop C/ncy SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) Dave Kingman's second home run of the season and Bobby Bonds' first homer carried !he San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday for their fifth triumph in six starts. Lefty Mike Caldwell, San Francisco's winter acquislion from San Diego, went seven innings to post his second victory in as many starts. Randy Moffilt, appearing in his fourth game, pitched the final two innings and picked up his third save. Don Gullell, making his initial start, was touched for five hits in six innings and suffered the loss. One of the hits he gave up was Kingman's homer which came in the sixth and snapped a 2-2 tie. Bonds reached reliever Clay Carroll for his homer which eventually became the deciding run after the Reds scored their third run in the eighth on a walk to Johnny Bench, a single by Tony Perez and Merv Ret- tenmund's sacrifice fly. Cincinnati, now 3-3, scored an unearned run off Caldwell in the first on errors by Steve Onliveros and Kingman. They picked up another unearned run in the second on another error by Kingmar, a single by George Foster and an infield out by Dan Dries sen. The Giants tied the score in the third on a single by Bonds, a sacrifice, singles by Garry Maddox and Gary Matthews and a double by Ontiveros. G U L F B R E E Z E - G u l f Breeze High took advantage of five walks to score four third inning, runs and then added the game winner in the bottom of the seventh to edge Crestview 54 in baseball action Wednesday here. Creslview, now 6-6, look a 3-0 first inning lead before the Dolphins used two hits and five walks for a 4-3 lead. The Bulldogs knotted the count in. Ihe fourth, but GB posted the win in the seventh. Warren Byrd rapped three hits and Gary Day belted a triple lo lead Crestview's six hit attack. Crestview built its West Coast Conference record to. 5-2 Monsanto Tickets On Sole At FWB Season tickets for the Apr. 1721 Monsanto Open are now on sale at Ihc Forl Walton Beach Golf Course Pro Shop for $12. Tickets will be good for all four days of Ihc tournament as well as Wednesday's Pro-Am event. The 1974 Monsanto will be held at the Pensacola Country Club and has attracted a large 1111 inIJLT of (op name PGA tour golfers. Tuesday night when the . Bulldogs Irounced Chipley 13-2 . in a game called after five innings due to the 10 run rule. Creslview, in second place in the WCC, fell behind 2-1 after . one inning but ripped off five second innings scores and seven . in the fourth to easily put the game away. Donnie McCullam picked up his fourth straight mound win but got relief |ielp from Ricky Despaux in the fifth. After the first inning Chipley was unable to get a runner past second as McCullam whiffed four and didn't walk a baiter. Phillip Shue and Rusty Webb paced Crestview's nine hil · attack with two safeties, including a double, each, Bubba . Wright chipped in with a triple and Roger Blaylock and Warren Byrd added a double each. The Bulldogs will be back in action Thursday during the opening round of the Pensacola Tournament. Crestview opens action at 5 p.m. against Pen- ' sacola Liberal Arts. FOR ALL YOUR OFFICE NEEDS CONTACT Jim Boswell Office Supply 243-5113 or 343Sin . II) MILTON' RICIIMAN . UPI Sporls Editor : ATLANTA (UPI) -- Hank Aaron expected there would be controversy, and he was right. There is already. The lusler is still fresh on his new home run record, but that isn't preventing some people from continuously reminding I [in l Hank Aaron has now had Or ftuffi--Who's The HR King? 2,900 more official times al bat than Babe Ruth ever did. That number will grow, not diminish, and so will Ihe a r g u m e n t thai Aaron can't really compare with Ruth as a pure home run hilter. Hank Aaron knows he'll keep hearing this more and more down through the years, and he accepts this fact of life. GtTT/NG A GOOD START A new boat lo Ihe Dcslln Waters this year, the "Lucky Strike," under Ihc command of Caplaln Craig Griffith, started Us 1071 season off with this fine catch of Cobia and Jack Crcvallc Saturday. Pictured wilh the catch are John Slanlcy (left) and KA Curry. The Cobia were caught on Mann's Line-0-l.ure.Jig. Likewise, he's aware he hasn't heard Ihe last yet about his poor performance last Sunday in Cincinnati. Was he really trying lo hil No. 715 there, or wasn't he? People are still asking that now and will keep on asking it. Some of them are like a dog with good, juicy bone. They never lei go. I saw a good deal of Babe Ruth, spent lime speaking wilh him, and was at Memorial Hospital in New York, (he place he died, Ihe nighlhc dicd.l still remember Ihe exact time of his death. It was 8:01 p. m., and I slill remember Dabc Ruth, the ballplayer. He and Hank Aaron will wind up wilh only one thing in common as far as I can sec. The record book will show each hil his last home run for Ihe Braves. Aparl from thai, I see no similarity whatsoever. Babe Ruth batted from the leflhanded side; Hank Aaron hits rigbthandcd. Ruth generated most of his power from his arms and shoulders; Aaron gets his from his wrists. Ruth had a compact swing;' Aaron's is smoother, more fluid. Rulh usually went for (he fences; Aaron doesn't. The overall result was thai his fellow ballplayers thought of Ruth primarily as a home run hilter, which he was, while Aaron's fellow ballplayers think of him as the supreme hitter, which he is. I know one Hall of Famer who played against Ruth and who, at least, has seen enough of Aaron lo como up with some assessment of Ihc Iwo. He won't, (hough. He simply laughs when people try to push him into comparing Ihc two. Privately though, when he talks of Aaron, he scoffs "Home run king, my back." I t h i n k he's being a bit unfair lo Aaron, bul he's getting along in years now, naturally treasurers his memories of Ruth, and I believe I know what he means. Years from now, players of that era will relate much more to whomever it is challenging Aaron's record, if for no other reason than he will be one of them, than Ihey will to Aaron. And the players around today will keep talking about Aaron Ihc same way the players of yesterday now speak about Rulh. For the record, Hank Aaron feels Johnny Bench and Tony Perez of the Reds have Ihc best chance of breaking his home run record, provided they slick around long enough. For the record, Bench has 180 homers and Perez 212. One more thing for the record: Babe Ruth was far and away the besl ballplayer I have ever seen. Closest to him for home run hilling alone, in my book anyway, were Jimmy Fox, Johnny Mize, and Harmon Killebrew. . Hank Aaron would rate in my top half-dozen, along with Jpe Dimaggio, Willie Mays, Stan Musial, and Roberto Clementc. As for the way he played in last Sunday's game with the Reds, only Hank Aaron really knows how hard he tried to hit No. 715. I've seen him have better days, much better ones. Hank Aaron says he gave his best. I believe him, I suppose, because I wish to believe him. Hank Aaron is basically an honesl individual, but there is always thai possibility he could be taking a litlle off the truth without even realizing he is. HUDSON MffllNA 111 HUDSON MARINA DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES LIKE CONSTRUCTION ON RACETRACK RD. HUDSON MARINA IS POSTPONING ITS 151h ANNUAL BOAT SHOW BUT WE ARE HAVING BOAT SHOW PRICES ON ALL ITS BOATS. COME BY AND SEE QUALITY BOATS AND SAVE BIG. ALL BOATS, MOTORS TRAILERS REDUCED. 242-3165 April 9-13 S"xlO" Living Co/oi ' Babies -- children--adults -- groups-- 1 Special of each person singly 88£, plus 500 handling. 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