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Professional Baseball American League E»»t W L Pet. New York 14 10 .583 Milwaukee 10 8 .556 Baltimore 11 9 .550 Detroit Cleveland Boston 10 10 10 West 13 ,500 .476 .435 GB 1 1 2 2A 3V, IV, 2W 3 3 4 Texas 13 9 .591 California 12 11 .523 Oakland 10 11 .476 Chicago 9 !1 .450 Minnesota 9 11 .450 Kansas C. 8 12 .400 Wednesday's Gam's New York 4, Oakland 3 California 4, Boston 2 Detroit 2, Kansas City 1 Milwaukee 11, Texas 3 Chicago 2, Baltimore 0 Only games scheduled Thursday's Games Detroit (Coleman 4-1} at Kansas City (Fitzmorrls 2-0), N. Only game scheduled. St. Louis Montreal Philadelphia Chicago New York Pittsburgh Los Angeles Houston Cincinnati Atlanta 1 San Fran San Diego National League East W L Pet. 13 9 10 10 8 12 7 8 6 West 18 15 11 12 12 11 .565 .529 .455 .369 384 .316 .750 .600 .550 ·500 .5110 .440 GB 1 2'/j 4 4y 2 5 Wednesday's Games San Francisco 13, Philadelphia 8 San Diego 5, Montreal 1 Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 3 Atlanta 6. St. Louis 5 Houston 11, Chicago 7 Los Angeles 2, New York 1. 14 innings Thursday's Games Atlanta (Harrison 2-2) at St. Louis (Siebert 2-1 or Foster 1-1) Cincinnati (Norman 1-1)) at Pittsburgh (Reuss 0-2), N. · League Leaders (TTMESphoto by Ray Gray) LUCY MCNA1R . . .led the Fayetteaille High School giris golf team to first place in a triangular meet here Wednesday. She shot a nine- over-par 44 for nine holes at Fayetteville Country Club FHS Women's Golf Team Wins Triangular Affair Lucy McNair shot a 44 on the back nine at Fayetteville Country Club Wednesday, leading the FHS girls golf team Lo first place in a triangular meet. Fayetteville had a total of 158, two strokes better Ehan runner-up Joplin Parkwood. Lake. Green, from Ark., boated National League BATTING (50 at bats)-Reitz, StL, .420; Gross, Htn, .375; Maddox, SF, .370. RUNS--Brock, StL, 24; Cedeno, Htn, 22; Bonds, SF, 21. RUNS BATTED IN--Cedeno. Htn, 25; Garvey, LA, 22; T.Perez. Cin. 21; Wynn, LA, 21. HITS--Reilz, StL, 37; Maddox, SF, 37; R.Smith, StL, 34; Garr, Atl, 32; Watson, Htn, 32. DOUBLES-Rose. Cin, 9: Concepcion, Cin, 9; Simmons, StL. 8; Garvey, LA, 8; Reitz, StL, 7; Baker, Atl, 7; Cedeno, Htn, 7. TRIPLES--Garr, Atl, 3; Bonds, SF. 3: 10 Tied With 2. HOME RUNS -H.Aaron, Atl, 7; T.Perez, Cin, 7; Garvey, LA, 7; Wynn, LA, 7; Hebner, Pgh, 6. STOLEN BASES--Brock, StL. 14; Cedeno, Htn, 14; Lopes, LA. 14; Morgan, Cin, 9; Bowa, Phi, 8; E.Hernandz, SD, 8. PITCHING (3 Decisions)-John, LA, 50. 1.000, 1.7S Koosman. NY, 3-0, 1.000, 2.63 Brewer, LA, 4-1, .800, 3.00. STRIKEOUTS -- Seaver, NY, 4 4 ; P . N i e k r o , Atl, 41; Messrsmth, LA, 36. American League BATTING (50 at bats)Carew, Min. .398; R.Jackson Oak. .390; Stanton, Cal, .390; Piniella. NY. .367. RUS--G.Netties, NY, 18; R.Jackson. Oak. 18; D.Nelson Tex, 17; MuVcer, NY, 16; Riv ers. Cal. 16; Bando, Oak, IS. R U N S B A T T E D I N -- R.Jackson, Oak, 27; G.Netties, NY, 23; Burroughs. Tex. 20. HITS--Carew, Min, 35; R.Jackson. Oak, 32; Rudi. Oak, 29. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 10; Yaztremski, Bsn. 7; Healy, KC, 7; R.Jackson, Oak, 7; 6 Tied With 6. TRIPLES--Garcia. Mil. 3; White NY, 3; Valentine, Cal, 3; Rivers. Cal. 3; Otis, KC. 3. H O M E RUNS-- G.Netties. NY, 11; R.Jackson, Oak, 10; Yaztremski, Bsn, 6; Burroughs, Tex, 6. STOLEN BASES--Patek. KC, 11; Rivers, Cal, 8; Wohlford. KC. 8; Lowenstein. Cle, 7; R.Jackson. Oak, 7; D.Nelson, Tex. 7. PITCHING (3 decisions) -- rBIler, Det. 3-0, 1.000, 0.36 Stott- temyre, NY, 5-1, .833, 2.45 Jenkins, Tex, 5-1. .833, 1.84. Green First At Watts Bar ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (AP) -Ricky Green, t h e nig money winner this year on the professional BASS fishing tournament tiail, grabbed the lead Wednesday in the first round of the $21,325 Tennessee Invitation BASS Tournament at Watts Bar Arkadelphia, 10-hass limit that weighed 18 pounds and 15 ounces to lead a field of 191 professional fishermen. First prize money in the three day event will be $3,900. Joplin Memorial was third a .70. Earlier, Parkwood ha leaten Fayetteville by nim strokes at the Twin Hills coursi ]n Joplin. Judy Grayson of Parkwooi won medalist honors wtih a 38 three over women's par. Sh was two under par going int number 16. Nancy Lamb and Juli Brandt shot 56 and 66 respec, jyely for Parkwood. Gail Davi with a 53 and Karen Rosso wit 61 took advantage for Fay ettevillc. For Memorial, Becky Yoiu tiad a 52, Danna Kay Srhmic a 58 and Becky Browne a 60. Rain fell steadily from th time the third threesome fin ished the 13th hole through th end of the match. Fayetteville will compete i the state girls tournament a Longhills Country Club in Ben ton on May 10. Coach Joe Kre schmar said he thought eac school would be allowed to sen four golfers. If so. Kathy Taylo will join the three who palye Wednesday. Celtics Accept Playoff Split With Milwaukee BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Celtics, satisfied but not entirely happy with a split in Milwaukee, figure they have momentum as well as home court advantage over the Milwaukee Bucks in their showdown for the National Basketball Association championship. "We are going to win the scries," Boston Coach Tommy Heinsohn said. "Our team has momentum, and we will win in Boston-" The Celtics bombed the Bucks 98-83 in the series opener in Milwaukee Sunday, but then dropped a 105-96 overtime deci- on in the second game Tucs- ay night. Now the series loves to Boston Garden for ames Friday night and Sun- ay. "We went to Milwaukee and on one ball game out of two, nd came very close to winning e second one," Heinsohn said. I'm very -pleased with our earn. We didn't play our best uesday and it still took ovcr- me to beat us." The Celtics, who rely upon le fast break and a hard-nosed efense. are hoping for better hooting than in the second fame. They were only 19 for 48 rom the floor in the first half nci finished 43 for 99 as the Bucks equalled the series 1-1. Boston captain John Havli- ; ek, a true sjper star in lead- 1 ng the Celtics into the finals! nd in the first game against lilwaukee. had a letdown, hit- ing on just seven of 21 field oal attempts and winding up with just 18 points. The Celtics figure to give Ka- ·eem Abdul-Jabbar his points while trying to stop other Mil- vaukee shooters.. Jabbar has cored 36 points in each of the irst two games. However, he lot plenty of help from Bob )andridge in the second game. Dand ridge scored 24 points after being handcuffed in the series opener. "All we have to do is main :ain our poise," Boston back- court ^ specialist Don Chaney said. "We overcame a big deficit in the second game, and then just got beaten. Now it's good to get back home." Scoreless Tie SAO PAULO, Brazil (AP) -A Brazilian all-star squad clayed a scoreless tie with Aus- .ria in an exhibition soccer match at Morumbi Stadium Wednesday night. Rookie Hitting Does It Northwe* Arfcamoi TIMES, Thurs., May 2, 1974 Atlanta Edges St. Louis ST. LOUIS (AP) - Atlanta Braves statistics show young Leo. Foster hitting .222, but against the St. Louis Cardinals it's an even .500. The 23-year-old rookie infielder delivered two hits in four at-bats en route to a 6-5 Braves victory Wednesday night and was only half-right in his mental approach also. Unrenowned for power, Foster teed off for his first major .eague home run on a delivery ] by lefthander John Curtis in the c second inning, Six innings later he let his ; mind wander again and the I Cards barged back to tie on his 1 error at second base and the t Hying feet of another Bake Me Bride. "You've got to understand Lhese guys are young kids as far as experience goes," explained Braves Manager Eddie As Nelson Classic Gets Underway Palmer Stil DALLAS (AP) - Arnold Palmer, golf's first millionaire who stands 84th on the 1974 money list, wasn't rated much of a threat in today's opening round of the Byron Nelson Golf Classic, but he had this word for his Army: "I still have the Govern Will R For Utah In A UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) ft's becoming a risky business :o play center for the American Saskctball Association's Utah Stars. But Utah's 6-foot-10 Gerald Sevan, a transplanted forward, hopes to give it another try Saturday night against the New York Nets in game No. 2 of the best-of-scvcn ABA championship series. Subbing for injured Star pi- votman Zelmo Beaty, Govan 1 Has The D desire. 1 * Palmer also appeared to have the ability to win Wednesday as he shot an impressive 69, three-under-par, in his pro- am round. However defending champion Lenny Wadkins. peppery Lee eturn To Play iBA Playoffs males had scoring difficulty. "The ankle and knee are still swollen but the X-rays showed 10 real damage," said Govan Wednesday after undergoing a medical examination. "I think I'll be ready for the next game." Beaty remained in Salt Lake 3ity, meanwhile, suffering from a groin injury. The 6-9 veteran was also sidelined because of a 105 degree temperature during Utah's exhausting seven-game ilatthews of the two-run mis- ue which Atlanta overcame. "You've got to show you've Ot confidence in them," Mathews added. "Over the long laul the longer you stay with hem the better off you are." For Foster, whose 1971 ma- ors debut was marred by hit- ing into a triple play, the night *as another of peaks and val- eys. Ralph Garr's shanked shot esire revino, Bruce Crampton and aster's runnerup Dave Stock- n were the favorites in the 150,000 tournament at the Pres- n Trail Golf Club. ENJOYS PLAYING "I feel better than I have in a ong time and I still enjoy play- g," said the 44-year-old Palm, who last won a tournamen 1 1973 at^the Bob Hope Desert assic. Palmer said "I guess I have ayed less this year than lave in 20 years. I haven't layed well. But I'm working lard and I'm staying in gooc hape." Nelson, the golf great for horn the tournament is amed, said rains which have oftened the course favor a ayer like Trevino. J a c k Nicklaus, Master's lampion Gary Player and eading money winner. Johnny litler are missing in the chase or the $30.000 first prize. sprained an ankle and bruised battle with the Indiana Pacers his left knee Tuesday night in a for the ABA West Division title, collision during the 89-85 Nets "Our offense doesn't seem to victory at the Nassau Coliseum, be quite as cohesive without Forward Julius Erving. un- Zelmo in there." said Govan hurt after bumping into Govan about the Stars' loss to the at the start of the fourth quar- Nets. Beaty was hoping to play ter, poured in 47 points for New again Monday night in U t a h York while most of his team- during game No. 3. TERMITES ? CALL ADMIRAL PEST CONTROL Rooches, Ant*, Spiden, etc. COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIAL. 442-7298 If you hav» a farm we'd like to talk about insuring it. S«e your MFA insurance agent about complete farm protection 2587 No. College Fayetteville Phone SZ1-711T own the left field line had one for a homer and given the traves a 3-1 lead when be aced Curtis in the second. · "I figured I'd hit the ball own the right field line the jitch before, and lor once in my life I used my head and figured he'd try to jam on me :on he next one," he said. "He did and it was beautiful. When I was in high school I used to hit a lot of home runs, ut when I signed with the iraves my first manager tried o make me hit ta the opposite ield." :; The glow of the home run, a 370-foot blast, held behind the pitching of Carl Morton (3-^) until the Cards' Reggis Smith walked leading off the seventh; Ted Simmons flied out harmlessly as the Braves maintain heir 4-2 lead, but the fleet McBride then ripped a hit grounder to Foster's left. Able to cover the ground, Coster nonetheless let the drira hrough his legs and it rolled tp ,he wall as Smith circled the bases and McBride wound up at third. Ken Reilz' grounder in front of the mound then scored nt McBride for a 4-4 tie. but twp A t l a n t a , r u n s in the ninth withstood Jim Hickman's pinch homer for the Cards. : WATCHING SMITH 1 "I was watching Smith- which was very stupid on my part." admitted Foster of his near fatal error. "And the hall shoots through on that Astro- Turf." ' · In the latter regard he had at least partial sympathy from C a r d s M a n a g e r R i d Schoendienst. ; "McBride hit the heck out of it," Schoendienst acknowledged. "Foster got to it, but by thje time he bent down it was already through." ^ IT'S FUN TO. For Proms or Weddings See Us For TUXEDO RENTAL Complete $17 to $29 FREE TUXEDO FOR BRIDEGROOM When 5 «r More In Wedding Party NWA PLAZA THE PRICE IS RIGHT SALE ENDS SAT., MAY 4 ... Great Values in LATEX Paints Meet Rescheduled The scheduled girls track meet sponsored by Fayetteville and West Fork was postponed by rain Wednesday and reset for next Teusday at Harmon Field here. DISCOUNT PRICES BANKAMEmCAKO. MASTER QUIRE PEUVERY SERVICE ALSQ MBM? MCMAKv AVAILABLE IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS Phone 442-2351 MOORE'S Regal Wall Satin LATEX INTERIOR FLAT PAINT Benjamin Moore SALE 599 paints Svj. 9.00 If* the quickest, easiest way to decorate. 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