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Professional Baseball By The AlMClaied Pros National League East I. Pet. GB St. Louis 13 10 .565 -Montreal 3 8 .529 i Phibphla 10 12 .455 IVi Chicago 7 12 .368 4 New York 8 14 .164 4'/i Pittsburgh 6 13 .316 5 West IK S .750 -15 10 .600 3V4 11 9 .550 5 12 12 .500 « 12 12 -500 Los Angeles Houston Cincinnati San Fran Atlanta San Diego 11 14 .440 7M Atlanta at St.Louis, ppd., rain Cincinnati al Piltsburgh, ppd., rain Only games scheduled. Friday's Games St. Louis (Foster 1-1- at Houston (Oslecn 3-2 , N San Francisco (D'Aquisto 2 1 at Montreal (Rogers 3 1 ,N San Diego (Jones 2-4) at New York (Matlack 2-1), N Los Angeles (Downing 1-2 or Rau 2-0) at Philadelphia (Schueler 0-3). N Cincinnati (Billingham 3-0 »l Chicago (Hooton 1-2) Atlanta (Niekro 3 2) al Pittsburgh (Hooker 0-2), N New York Milwaukee Baltimore Cleveland Detroit Boston Texas California Oakland Chicago Minnesota Kansas C. American League East W L Pel. 14 10 .583 10 II 10 11 10 West 13 9 12 10 9 8 9 11 10 13 .55S .550 .476 .524 .435 11 11 11 11 13 .531 .522 .476 .450 .450 .381 Thursday's Games Detroit 9. Kansas City 7. Only game scheduled. Friday's Games Cleveland (J.Perry 2-1) Oakland (Holtzman 13). N Baltimore (Grimsley 3-1) California (Tanana 2-2), N New York (Medich 4-1) Kansas City (Pattin 0-1). N Detroit (Slaybach 0-1) al Minnesota (Decker 2-1). N Chicago (Wood 2-5) at Milwaukee (Wright 3-2). N Texas (Jenkins 5-1) al Boston (Wise 21), N Texas League West El Paso 9 5 Midland 6 8 A m a r l i l o fi 8 San Antonio 7 7 East 8 .1 .727 - fi 5 .545 I 5 7 .417 : 4 8 .333 ' Thursday's Results FI Paso 6. Midland 0 Amarillo 10. San Antonio 4 Shreveport fi, Victoria 5 Alexandria 7, Arkansas 4 Arkansas Victoria Shrevcport Alexandria .643 .571 .571 .500 League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS American League BATTING (50 at bals) Carew. Min. .398; R.Jackson, Oak, .390; Stanton, Cal 390 RUNS--G. Nettles, NY, \,, R.Jackson, Oak. 18; D.Nelson Tex. 17. R U - N S B A T T E D IN-- R.Jackson Oak, 27; G.Netties NY. 23. H I T S - C a r e w . Min, 35; R.Jackson. Oak, 32. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak. Yaztremski. Bsn. 7; Healy. KC, 7; R.Jackson, Oak 7. TRIPLES - Garcia. Mil. 3; White NY 3; Valentine Cal 3- Rivers Cal 3; Otis KC 3 H O M E RUNS-G.Nettles NY 11; R.Jackson, Oak. 10. STOLEN BASES-Patek, KC, Killer, Det. 3-0. 1.000, 0.33 Cole 11; Rivers, Cal, 8; Wohlford, KC, 8. PITCHING (3 Decisions)-Hiller, Del. 3 0 , 1.000, 0.33 Cole man, Det. 5-1. .833. 3.35 Stott lemyre. NY 5-1 .833 2.45 Jen kins Tex. 5-1, .833. 1.84. STRlKEOUTS-N.Ryan. Cal 51; Blyleven, Min. 39. National League BATTING (50 at bats)-- Rcilz, StL. .420;. Gross, Hin, .375. RUNS--Brock. StL, 24; Ce- dtno, Hin. 22. RUNS BATTED IN-Cedcno, Htn, 25; Garvey, LA, 22. HITS--Reilz, StL. 37; Maddox. SF, 37; R.Smith, SIL 34 DOUBLES--Rose. Cin, 9; Concepcion, Cin. 9; Simmons, StL, 8: Cnrvcy, LA, 8. TRIPLES-Garr. All. 3- Bonds, SF. 3; 10 Tied With 2. HOME RUNS-H.Aaron, All, 7; T.Perez. Cin, 7; Garvey. LA, 7; Wynn, LA, 7; Hebner, Pgh, 'STOLEN BASES--Brock, SIL, 14; Cedeno, Htn. 14; Lopes, LA 14: Morgan. Cin, 9. PITCHING (3 Decrsions)- John, LA, 5 0 , 1.000. 1.76 Koosman, NY, 3-0, 1.000, 2.63. STRIKEOUTS -- Seaver NY 44; P,Niekro, All. 41. Records Fall In AIC Meet . ARKADELPHIA, Ark. ( -- An Arkansas Intercollegiate record was set in the discu throw at an AIC distrio'. track meet here Thursday night by Danny Hazelwood of St»t« Col lege of Arkansas. His toss of 165 feet, 11 inche set aside the old record of 15 feet. 11 inches which was made in 1970 by John Duncan of Har ding. SCA Icd wi'-h 17 points aftei the first three field event: Thursday. Following SCA, was Bender son with 9V5, Arkansas Tech 7 Southern Stale 6V4. and Har ding and Ouachils, both 4. The University of Arkansas-- Honticcllo, Hendrix and College ·f 4k* Ozarks did not ictat. Bang You're Out Umpire Run "pistol pose sas City's H Luciann nses Ihe ' in Idling K a n al McRae t h a i he i.s mif al second in Thursday night's game with the Detroit Tigers. McRae was forced when K r a n k White grounded In f i r s t . The Tigers won 9-7. (AP Wirepholo) Ashe, Tanner Save Doubles Match In World Championship Tournament MONTREAL (AP) -- Ameri- ans A r t h u r Ashe and Roscoc 'anner scored a "normal" ome - Irom - behind victory mrsilay night as the $80.000 Vorld Championship Tennis oubles championship began. Asho and Tanner, trailing 1-5 11 the t h i r d set wilh the match icd 1-1. came buck to capture 7-6, 3-6. 7-ii, 7-5 verdict over loss Case and Geoff Masters of .ustralia in the opening match. In the other first-round con- est, Frew McMillan and Boh lowitl of South Africa com- iiicd for a 6-4. 7-6. 3-6, G-3 vie- ory over Sweden's Ove Rcn- itson and Bjorn Borg. A f t e r his match, Ashe said he ml Tanner were kidding each ilticr when Ihey were down by our games in the third set. "I turned around and t o l d Roscoe that we've been in t h i s tMisilion .so m a n y times, I'm not even worried," Asho sniri. 'NOIU1AL FOR US' "It seems like we're always down like this. This is normal for us." A f t e r Ihe short rest. Ashe returned lo the court and held his .serve to narrow the gap to 5-2. The Americans then t u r n e d the pressure on t h e i r opponents, b r e a k i n g Case's serve in ttie eighth game and Masters' in the 10th to tie the match. They eventually won in a tiebreaker and steam-rollered the Australians in the fourth and deciding set. "We were pretty loose out there," Tanner said later. "After we t a l k e d , we j u s t settled down and played like wo can. I think tile pressure bolh- ered t h e m a bit. Ross the steadier of the Iwo and lie began to miss balls he usually doesn'l miss." In (he second match, Hewitt and M c M i l l a n demonstrated the poise, which led them lo four tournament wins on the WCT Ked Group tour, playing sleady tennis in their victory over the younger Swedes. The winners advance to Saturday's semifinal round. In tonight's first-round p!ay. Australians Owen Davidson and John Newcombe will meet Americans Clark Graelmer and Charles Pasarcll while John Alexander and Phil Deul of Australia challenge the defending champions. Bob Lut/. and Stan Smith of the United Stales. Competing are the top eight doubles teams from the three WCT tours. Broyles, Cook Decide Against NCAA Tourney Arkansas tennis Coach J e f f ; ook announced Thursday thai I ic Razorback learn will not ompcte in the N C A A tournament at IMS Angeles. June 17- The decision came out of a meeting between Cook a n d ' t h I e I i c Director Frank royles. "Coach Broyles said thought we should go only we could finish I5lh or better the touniamenl," said Cook, ' couldn't guarantee that. "I think we could finish ;lwcen 2l)ih and 311th in Ihc ;lfl of 70 teams, hut probably ot 15lh. I wanted lo be cnlii-ely oncst with Coach Rro.vlcs -- ic last thing I want to do Is iwcr our credibility with Jiim." Arkansas f i n i s h e d the season 'ilh a 23-5 record, including Ihe hampionship of the Oral lobcrls University Invitational "ournamonl. "We had a remcndous year." said Cook. 'It was as good as I could have loped for before the season, but 'm sure now thai it couldn't lave been even better." He noted that (lie Razor-backs' -1 loss to Austin Pcay University here Wednesday 'could have been my fault. We ladn'L played any lop - notch apposition for three or four natchcs, antt it c a u g h t up with BKST RECORD Cook added, "We had the best percentage of any Arkansas earn ever. Brian Sakey and \like Vogl were 30-1 in doubles the f u l l year. And we still lavcn't been beaten 9-0." T h c Kazorback tennis iro^ram has produced seven straight w i n n i n g seasons, two mdcr David Kossover and the ast five u n d e r Cook. Arkansas' record under Cook is %-30. "Next year, there will be two 'actors in our favor as far as he NCAA tournament is con- Utah Stars Search For Ways To Defense Julius Erving U N I O N D A L E , N.Y. (AP) -'he Ulah Stars, burned by 'ulius Erving's fireworks, hunt- el today for a way to defuse he New York Nets in the American Basketball Association championship scries. The Slars, usually known for heir scoring outbnrsls, were groping for a defensive stra'.e- *y to hinder New York's Dr. .1 'atnrday night in game No. 2 if [be best-of-seven scries. A 41-point scoring display by irving. the ABA's Most Valuable Player, led the Nets to '.he 89 85 victory Tuesday night vhilc shooting difficulties pla gued most of the other players n the game. ANOTHKK SHOT "I'm looking f o r w a r d to another shot at the Doctor but he's kind of a hard person to Uiard," said Utah rookie Bruce Seals Thursday after Coach Joe Mnllaney staged a team prac- ice. Seals, a (t-t'noL-9 newcomer rom Xavier, La., had liltlc iupport while defending Er- ,'ing. But veteran Willie Wise iclpecl l i m i t Dr. .1 to six points n the last quarter. "I thought I played him pret- y tough." said Seals about the battle. "But he can go up high with t h a t soft shot." The Nets, despite Erving's acrobatics, sank only 39 of shots from the field for a '16 per cent team average. But Utah was just 33 of 80 for a 41 per cent m a r k . "We would h a v e won the Same if we had shot a lillle better," claimed Seals. "We're confident about the next one." EMOTIONAL LETDOWN Seals said Utah m i g h t have suffered an emotional letdown after the seven-game playoff series with the Indiana Pacers. ''There was a lot of stress in -hat last game," he said. Seals has seen a lot of action ecause forward Gerald Govan switched lo the pivot to replace :enlcr Zclmo Bcaty, still in Salt Lake City recuperating from a ;roin injury. Govan bruised his left knee and sprained his ankle d u r i n g a collision wilh Erring in the 'irsl game. But he said he should be ready for the up coming contesl here. Wise, wilo led U t a h scorers ivitli a 22.27 season average, might wind up -trying to cool Erving. who bad a 27.37 average. t\ pair of 6-0 Stars, veteran John Bcasley and rookie Roy Ebron, were other possible ean- didntcs for tlic fight to stop Dr. J. Evert To Meet Rosie Casals In Semifinals HILTON H E A D ISLAND S.C. (AP) -- Four of the world's lop women lenuis players move inlo the semifinal round today of a $100,000 pro tennis tournament.. The w i n n e r Saturday will gel the biggest prize in women's professional tennis. $30.000. R u n n e r - u p will win ?H,OUD. Thursday's quarter - f i n a l round narrowed the field to four hut the play was sluggish and heat might have been a factor, as the temperalure hit the 90s. Top-seeded Chris Evert of Ft. Lautierdale. Ma., easily defeated Betty Stove ot Rotterdam, Holland, (i-2, fi If. Defending c h a m p i o n [{oscmary Casals of San Francisco bree/ed into the semifinals by beating fourth-seeded V i r g i n i a Wade oi E n g l a n d ii-2. (-;. Today, f i f t h - s e e d e d Miss Casals will face her com petition of the tournament thus far when she faces Miss Cverl. Second-seeded K e r r y Melville of Australia defeated fellow Aussie Karen Krantzcke fi-2, 63 pong, also of Australia, won her ticket to the semifinals by dc. feating s i x t h seeded Olga Moro /.ova of Moscow (i-3, 6-2. Derby Field Is Biggest Since 1928 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A mixture of 3-ypar-olris, in tiliiclin^; #nuiuaics ul smal .rack racing Hnti rmijor slakes iVinncrs such as Judgcr. was set lo battle for glory ;md goU S a t u r d a y in Ihc 100th Kentucky Derby. The acldecl presli^e of centennial Derby, the genera inconsistency t)F this year's year-olds and n record purse :lrc\v t t i u most contenders even for the famed I'/i-mile race a uirchill Downs. If all 23 start, whicli wonlc break the record of '22 in w h e n Rcigh Count won, Die purse will be $;12(,5QO. will $274,000 to the winner. The hig pot -- the.- old record was $1DB,80 last year whrli Secret aria won - wn s d u e lo a record 29 nominations at $100 each ;in increases from $2.500 to $I.OQi to enter and from $1,500 to $3, 500 to start. E A R L Y FAVORITES Tlie Woody Stephens-Ira ine entry of Scth Ha nock's Judge and John M. O l t n ' s Cannonadi was made the- early 8-5 favorit Thursday while the Sigmoru Sommer pair ~ of Rube Thi Great and Accipiter was secon at 9 2 . "He's gonna lie taken bac! anyway." Stephens s a i d a f t e r ttie stretch-running Judger| NortHwt* Arkansas TIMES. Friday, May 3. 1974 r A V e T T C V I L L E . AMKANtAt n With Portland, Lawyer Says Walton Will Sign PORTLAND (AP) -- Bill Walton, UCLA's basketball superstar wilh art inclination to- vard gardening, will sign to alay with the Portland Trail ilazers of the National Baskel- lall Association, says Ihc rcd- laired All-American's lawyer. II is estimated Walton will receive at least $2 million in the ·nulliyear agreement. "He wants to buy acreage in a secluded area and raise vege- ables." said Sam Gilbert, Wiil- on's business adviser. Walton will travel to Portland Saturday after signing a con- ract to play for the Trail Bla/.- cr.s, Herman Sarkowsky, prcsi- Icnl of the team, said Thurs- lay. The 6-fool-ll. 220-pntiml cen- cr has kept his intentions a nystery since finishing his col- ege career and indicated at one time he might n u t even play professional basketball if 'I meant he had to move t-on .he West Coast. Qs FAIL The San Diego Conquistadors hold the A m e r i c a n Basketball Association rights lo Walton but verc unsuccessful in trying to woo him lo play for Ihe ABA in its homelown. cerncd," .hat we said Cook, ihould have "One is a bettei .cam. and ttie oilier is that the ournamcnl will be in Houson. Ve could drive to Houston, so vou're t a l k i n g aboul a difference of maybe $2000." Cook said that the Iplh-place criterion was an arbitrary one nit that "it will give n^ something to shoot for." lit idclcd, "Finishing 15th in the \'CAA tournament is probably comparable to f i n i s h i n g f i f t l i "oolball or basketball, where here's a big drop-off after 15 r so teams. In tennis, there might be 50 great teams.' 1 But he emphasi/cd. "I believe n Coach Broyles' right to make .his decision, and harbor no icgative feelings about it. realize what the cost of week's t r i p to Los Angelcb would be." -- G R A N T HALI Al Feuerbach Big Attraction SAN JOSE. Calif. (AP) -- A Feuerbach. whose world recori .hotput m a r k of 71 feet. 7 inches has stood for a f u l l vcar returns Saturday lo the place where he established it. "Because of the .achievement of the world record last year certainly the shot put has to be the premier event." says Sat Jose State Coach Ernie Billiard, of Ihe eighth an nual San Jose Invilationa Track and Field Meet. Feuerbach, who lives in Sat Jose, will be challenged Satur clay by 19-year-old Ron Senv kiw. the Arizona junior collegi afhlete who already has ex ceeded 70 feet. Other athletes entered in the meet at San Jose Stale's Bud Winter Field include pole vaul- tci's Kjell Isakkson and Vic Diaz, -high jumper Dwighl Stones, discus thrower John Powell and sprinters Don Quar- ric, Norbert Paylon, Jim Keap and Vince Breiidctl. Breddell is a member of Bull ircl's Spartan track squad. Ollir San Jose Stale athletes who will compete in Saturday's Open events include milcr Mark Schilling, whose lifetime best is 3:58.6, and hurdler Greg Timlin. Two ilrouns hoping to eslab- "The man has m a d e a choice ish ABA franchises in l.os An-'" 1 "' I !» vc t o ;il)i(le by ''·" s i l i f ' s alai) wanloil Walton w hilCiic|iiiHta«lors General A l a n n UIITO seasons al UCI.A be-! a K"' Men Gro/a. "He'd have ·ame Hie most accurate shoal-1 been good for Ibe league." cr in N a t i o n a l C o l l e K i n t e A t h l e t - c Association biiskclball liis- ory. making IJ5 per cent of his shots. The ABA offers may h a v e c x - i l r c r U - cccded Portland's in terms o f | Sarkowsky cash, but G i l h t r e said variables' lie said any offer to Walton would have come from San Die^o owner Leonard Bloom, who was u n a v a i l a b l e for eom- fiber ' than 'Incnced Walton's decision. The at a conference that Walton, who is shy of newsmen, would be un,, t a v a i l a b l e u n t i l he gets to Port- Encini). Calif., businessman ''"."! !'," ,., Si , l ' LI|1(Ii .'.V' TliotL he vas reached by phone in Calio r j u a . Portland picked Walton as 'ii'st d r a f t ch')ice aflei 1 a eoin 'lit) wilh P h i l a d e l p h i a , which .hiired last place wilh the T r a i l 3laners in the f i n a l NBA s t a n d - ngs. Gilherl said Wallon would no- .iTy Ihe losers personally in the bidding for his services. "I told him I would n o t i f y ev ciyone, but he said 'No. i t ' s ' m y said, if Walton likes wlifll lie Muds, he may decide to change his address before (he weekend is through. Walton, uho will be 22 Nov. 5, wns U C L A ' s a l l - l i m e leading r c n o u n d c r wilh a career total of 1.U70. dnd was Ihe second leading scorer in ils history wilh l,7f»7 points, averaging 20.3 a game. Sarkowsky said Walton's contract contains no u n u s u a l contingency clause regarding the responsibility to call them up. center's knees or back, which Fhey were nice euonght to m a k e ] h a v e troubled him while play- offer*."' lj n { ; ; ,t UCLA. C O U P O N FOR THE FAMILY . . Ken's Pizza Parlor 409 WEST D1CKSON 3 2 ! Order Three Pizzas - Pay For Only Two! · This Coupon Redeemable at KEN'S in Fayetteville · the No. 22 post position. Blue Grass Stakes and drew The- Florida Derby winner will be ridden by La f fit Pincay Jr. "The other horse can gel a position fast." said Stephens of Stepping Stone w i n n e r Cannonade. who will s t a r t nnrier Angel Corriero from the No. 2 post . I n Ihe N n . ] spot is Mcken Stable's Agitate, winner of f f v c of six .starts i n c l u d i n g the C a l i f o r n i a Derby. Agitate is the t h i r d choice, at 5 - J . and will be- ridden by Bill Shoemaker. CHS television cove-rage is set for 5 p in. to 6 p.m. £DT. · 91 it tastes Q! expensive ...and is. Macfc from an o old style sour m»sh recipe by Si [(Samuels. fourth generation Kentucky Distiller. THE UNIVERSITY-NORTH ARKANSAS SYMPHONY AU Ballroom, Fayetteville FRIDAY, MAY 3, 1974 8 P.M. Rogers High School Auditorium SUNDAY, MAY 5, 1974 3 P.M. SYMPHONY CONCERT Conductor: Theodor Avitahl PROGRAM: BLOCH, BIZET, GRIFFES, SIBELIUS BEETHOVEN, RACHMANINOFF, PUCCINI, DEBUSSY, GERSHWIN SOLOISTS: Teresa Fream, Glenda Slaat, Ellen G. Hicks, Deniu Oler, Lyndoll Coffield, John Purifoy, Rita Savage, Margie Austin, Mike Rice Thii program was assisted in part by grant-in-aid from the National Endowment for the Arts, through the Office of Arkansas State Arts and Humanities of the Department of Planning. ADMISSION FREE DANCE Public Invited Knights of Columbus Hall Tontitown SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1974 MUSIC BY: JERRY HAYES COUPLES ONLY SIS MR. QUICK Weekend Special Friday - Saturday - Sunday NORTH "25 N. College SMORGASBORD ALL THE PIZZA and SALAD You Can Eat MONDAY 5 p.m. to 8 p.r BRING THE KIDS Only lOc Per Year of Age DOUBLE CHEESEBURGERS FOR 3nsH $ 1 25 | SANDWICHES Friday Only MR. QUICK 1525 South School Fayetteville Phone 442-9333

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