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By FRED McMANfi lff»t Sport* Wfitef Ite *fw dip of leisure for majof leaguers mk a scheduled ift both of today in what is the "longest day" of baseball iti •who didn't participate' in Tuesday night's All-Star game enjoyed a three* this wee*-a most day welcome resale in this age of 162 gamea and crosscountry travel-but it's hack to work on a full scale today as 21 games, including the completion of an ore as veil doubleheaders scheduled in both leagues-lour in the National and three in the American League-plus an af tefnoon doubieheader at Francisco and the of a suspended game from April 21 followed by a regularly scheduled single '> gahie at InOfTiulB* six of the 25 major teams enjoy luxury of playing just one game Houston is at Los Angeles tonight in the single game on the National schedule and Chicago's WrigieyField. the day's activity begins at 1:90 p.m. EDT and figures to end sometime in the wee hours hostt Boston and New York entertains Milwaukee tonight in American League activity. Elsewhere, it's San Diego at San Francisco for an afternoon doubieheader, Pittsburgh at jo for the suspended game plus a single contest and California is at Texas, Chicago Kansas city. Oakland at Kansas City, Minnesota and Cleveland at BaHimore for twi-night doubleheaders. The second half of the campaign promises to offer more drama than the Watergate hearings as close pennant races are prevalent in both divisions of each league. Ihe Los Angeles Dodgers boast the biggest lead of any division front runner with a 5^ the at Montreal at Philadelphia, New York at St. Louis and Atlanta at Cincinnati ft* twilight doubteheaders in National League games. In the American West, but that is hardly an insurmountable lead and the NL West figures to be a three-, or possibly four-team race, additionally involving San Francisco and Houston, before the season ends. , which started first Pittsburgh games behind The New York Yankees' ate 7. •- JvW 1% games ahead of Baltimore in the AL East race, but-tiiiit division, too, is separate*!; by St. Louis, has s into League, game advantage over Cincinnati Reds in the NL slowly, has crept place in the NL East, but there is only a 7% game bulge separating all six teams in that division. The Cardinals currently hold a one-half game lead over the Chicago Cubs with the defending division champion Ends only 1M games through^ tfie first five teams. Boston i^just IVz games behind the Yank«S; Oakland, the defending W«ld champion, holds a Vk game lead over Kansas City ifl the AL West with only seven #m*s separating the first five clttfw. I'. -II .t 1.':-;":';.; j I n - - ! "[ * la' I 'I • '-ill -I • !• • •-•1. \-b -! H -i''' :' i " 'J' R R * I IF - 1 V •? BY JOE CARNICELLI UPI Sports Writer George Allen has his potential million dollar backfield together. Larry Brown, the Player of the Year in the N ational Football Conference last season, ended his 11-day holdout Ballenger Takes Lead In Amateur BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (UPI) - A field of 168 golfers tees off today at the Point O'Woods Golf and Country Club Jie second round of the Western Amateur Golf Cham- • * pionship, knowing players will remain in only 50 the Wednesday and reported to the Washington Redskins' training camp at Cariisle, Pa. Brawn, the leading the NFC last season, joins newly arrived Duane Thomas in a backfield that Men hepes will carry the Skins to the Super Bawl. "I feed I have an obligation to my team and to the community of Washington, DC," Brawn said on his arrival at camp. "I am happy to be back with George Alien and I think he is happy to have me back." At present, both Brown and Ehomas, who led Dallas to a Super Bowl tatte two years ago, will work at halfback but the feeMng is that Allen will move Thomas to fullback in place of Charlie Harraway. Thomas excelled as a blocking back in college Texas State for Mercury j Morris, now with the Miami' Doilphins. 1 'Duane makes very few mistakes and has picked up our system rapidly," Allen said, ilsewhere around the train- Oakland Raiders, was reinstated to probation Wednesday and is looking to catch on Witlf an NFL c!«b. A municipal court in Berkeley, Ca&f., found Wells innocent of drunkenness and arrest ing camps, veteran safetyman Kari Kassulke of the Minnesota Vikings was listed in "very critical condition" at a Minneapolis hospital following surgery to repair injuries incurred in a motorcycle accident. Doctors said that if Kassulke lives, he will be paralyzed j below the waist. during art 5. He*iWa$ at West He suffered a head spinal fracture, and a broken leg, wrist and shoulder when he was thrown 60 feet. after his cycle collided with a car on Tuesday. Warren Wells, the former star wide receiver for the resisting incident on May ordered back on probation for a rape conviction until Jan. 13, 1975. Pre-season play opens Friday night with the World Oiampion Miami Dolphins taking on the College All-Stars at Chicago. San Francisco meets New England Saturday in the Hall of Fame Game at Canton, Ohio. All-Star Coach John McKay of Southern California said, "We have no illusions. WTWant to get our players as enthusiastic as possible and hope for the best." W' 1 • . 'Hi! i h . tt-" m V 1 -1 • Coach Views Workout •mpetition at ^ the end of the day. Doug Ballenger, a real estate salesman from Ruton, Md., heads the field after a first round performance Wednesday of two-under-par 70. Ballenger and the rest of the amateur hopefuls are vying for the 50 spots, which advance to the double mounds College All-Star coa6h John McKay, in white hat, gestures while explaining a play to an unidentified onlooker as he viewed;an All-Star scrimmage on a Northwestern University practice field Wednesday. The College All-Stars will clash with the chai Miami Dolphins at Chicago's Soldiers Friday. The low Feld Friday night. McKay, coach of Southern California national champions, has tice session a day. play on 16 golfers Saturday. The 22-year-old former 1 versity of Houston golfer t top honors in 4he Maryl State Pro-Am Tourney in : and the Maryland State A teur in 1972. On B&lleng neck, one By RICK VAN SANT WILMINGTON, Ohio (UPI) —After three shoulder operations and three missed seasons Greg Cook is still trying to do what most people long ago thought impossible—return as the Cincinnati Bengals* starting quarterback. Tm throwing at 65 or 70 per cent of what I need to do to make it," Cook said at the Bengals' training camp here Wednesday. "If I could improve one per cent a day, -or even one half of a per cent, then it wouldn't be long. But I don't always improve. There have been some low days As a rookie in 1969, the tall and husky Cook led the American Football League in passing and his teammates voted him most valuable player on the team. But an injury to his right shoulder led to three operations and no football the next three seasons for the 6-foot-4, 215- pound Cook. Cook began his comeback early this year—throwing the football daily In hopes of returning to his old form by training camp time. But the bard enough and far enough to participate in most passing drills, but one big thing still agonizes Cook and worries his coaches—the arm is still sore. "I wouldn't actually describe it as pain," the bushy blond- haired University of Cincinnati graduate said. "It's sore. The soreness is still there and I feel it every day." The continuing ailment has caused Bengals' Head Coach Paul Brown to keep Cook out of intense outdoor workout. But he looked on admiringly at the bullets fired by the two quarterbacks he hopes eventually to surpass—Virgil Carter and Ken Anderson. and stroke back at 71, was, Mickey Van Gerbig • of Palm Beaoh, Fla. Pre-Toumament favorite Ben Crenshaw of Austin, Tex M was Carter 99 some drills "as a precaution." Cook tossed a few passes in a comeback so far has fallen [gymnasium at Wilmington College Wednesday afternoon, but wasn't allowed to throw in the stepped in Cook after the re- 1969 placed season, but since then Anderson has won the No. 1 quarterbacking job. Brown is guardedly optimistic third place entering today's play with a group bunched at 72. TII i 1 --Jf 1 h j ft Cook. like to wind Midwest League By United Press Internatii Burlington 7 Appleton 2 Wis. Rapids 9 Clinton 4 Waterloo 3 Decatur 1 (1st game) Decatur 6 Waterloo 5 (2nd PJJ h rj. r I'-' short. The 26-year-old can throw Major League Standings National Leagu American Leagu St. Louis Chicago Pittsburgh Ph'Lted&'iphaa Montreal New York East 51 45 .531 51 46 .526 -46 - 48 .489 46 51 .474 44 51 .463 42 51 .452 5H West Los / Cincin .630 57 42 .576 5% San Francisco 56 43 Houston 52 50 .510 Atlanta 45 57 .441 566 m 12 199 San Diego .337 299 Wednesday's Results (No games scheduled) Friday's Games Pittsburgh at Chicago Atlanta at Cincinnati, night. Houston at Los Angeles, night. Monteal at Philadelphia, night. New York at St. Louis, night. San Diego at San Francisco, night East w. 1. pet. g.b. 57 44 .564 51 41 .554 1% 52 44 .542 2% 49 48 .505 6 47 49 .490 Vh 35 63 .357 20% West w. 1. pet. g.b. Oakland 56 42 .571 Kansas City 55 46 .545 Vk Minnesota 49 47 .510 6 keeping three quarterbacks on our roster," the veteran coach said. 'But we might be able to! game) keep a third quarterback on the j Quincy 6 Quad Cities 5 Kill injured list or csfo squad." Cedar Rapids 6 Danville ft i %! New York 4 (Baltimore Boston Detroit Milwaukee Cleveland w L Brewer Going for Second Canadian Open Golf Title De- Golf Chicago California Texas 500 7 .500 7 358 20 Wednesday's Results (No games scheduled) Friday's Games Oakland at Minnesota Milwaukee at New York California at Texas, twilig Chicago at Kansas City, n Boston at Detroit, Cleveland at Baltimore By AARON RAND MONTREAL XUPI) fending Canadian Open champion Gay Brewer, looking forward to making it two in a row when play begins today, says the pressure is not bothering hkru "Really there's no different feeling coming back here this year," said Brewer. *Tm looking forward to the chanb pionship. I know they have a very strong field here and it's going to take a very good score to win, and the man that's putting here is going to win I it 4 \ Canadian Open at Fort Erie,! Ont., finished tied for 14th the last time the open was held in Montreal, in 1971. This year he| .. money list] with earnings in excess of $84,000. Brewer, considered to be one of toe favorites Cor thq $35,000 first prize, ranks tfaJs tournament fifth on the tour, to Arnold Palmer who has been -i , playing well lately, said that he might have a good chance of winning this one before heading Goes High in Air Brewer HEY! Don't Forget This Friday Night The Popular Summer Combination SWBfRSTAKiS TQVHNAMfNT For MEN and WOMEN Bring Your Partner and Join In The Fun! N0RTHGATE LANES BOWUNG DAILY Starts Winner Relea§ed HONOLULU (UPI) - Former Cy Young Award winner J Mike McCormick may have! come to the end of the road in! his baseball career. The veteran 34-year-old south- \ if paw was released by the; Hawaii Islanders of the Pacific! Coast League late Tuesday. 1 McCormick had a 641 record this season for Hawaii. McCormick won the Cy Young Award in 1967 when he posted a 22-10 record with the j San Francisco Giants. him and the other golfers It 's fiber one "the minute you step on to the tee." Among the other golfers 'favored to win at Richelieu Valley are Tom Weiskopf, Bruce Crampton, Johnny Miller, Gene Littler, and Lee Trevino. All of them have won at least one major championship this year, and Trevino won the Canadian open here out to Westchester next week for the Westchester open. "I feel like I'm hitting the ball yery well," said Palmer. "I'm looking forward to the tournament and I'm looking forwanl to getting tb* ball rolling on the green. With Just a little more confidence. I'd like to win this one." -Total prize money here is ^175,000—$25,000 more than last lyear. In addition to the first ; place money of" $35,000, Peter | Jackson cigarettes, which sponsors the tournament is awarding an Eskimo soap sculpture worth more than 12,000 to the winner. 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