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NerKiww* Arfcomat TIMES, TUM., May 7, 1974 rjkvrrriviLL*. AUK AM* AS Professional Baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Nation l Lt»goe East. W L Pet. GB St. Louis 14 12 .538 Montreal Philadelphia Chicago New York Pittsburgh Los Angeles Houston Cincinnati San Fran. Atlanta San Diego West. 18 17 12 14 13 13 .500 .500 ,4W .400 .354 .667 .607 .522 .518 .481 .448 Monday's Games San Diego 7. Philadelphia « Los Angeles at Montreal, ppd., rain ' San Francisco at New York, ppd., rain Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Atlanta Morton 4-2 at Chicago Stone 0-0 San Francisco Bryant 0-1 and Barr 0-1 at New York Seaver 1-2 and Stone 0-2. 2 San D i e g o Arlin 1-3 or Troedson 1-0 al Philadelphia Schueler 1-3, N St. L o u i s McGlothen 3-1 at Cincinnati Norman 1-2. N . Los Angeles Rau 2-1 or Downing 1-2 at Montreal Moore 0-0. N Pittsburgh Ellis 1-1 at Houston Griffin 3-1. N Wednesday's Games Atlanta at Chicago. San Diego at Philadelphia, N St. Louis at Cincinnati, N Los Angeles at Montreal, N San Francisco at New York, N Pittsburgh at Houston, N American League East New York Detroit Baltimore Cleveland Milwaukee Boston W L 16 13 12 13 10 ir West 15 15 12 11 12 10 Pet. .571 .520 .500 .500 .476 .423 .577 -.556 .500 .478 .417 (AP Wirepholo) ANOTHER NET VICTORY ... Julius Erving, of the New York Nets, reaches for the red, white mid blue American Basketball Association ball over the head oj injured Ron Boonc of the Utah Stars. Boone's left hand is bandaged from an injury earned earlier in the series. The Nets won 103-100 in overtime. Thanks To Three-Point Goal - Texas .California 'Chicago ''Minnesota Oakland ' ' Kansas C Monday'i Games · Detroit 5. Chicago 4 New York 6, Texas 4 Cleveland 5. California 3 Baltimore 6, Oakland 3 Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games New York Mcdich 5-1 Texas Merrill 00. N ' Chicago Wood 3-5 at Detroit ·Slayback 1-1, N Minnesota Decker 2-2 Milwaukee Wright 3-3, N Cleveland J. Perry 2-2 California Tanana 3-2, N Baltimore Grimsley 3-2 Oakland Holtzman 2-3. N Only games scheduled Wednesday's Games New York at Boston, N Chicago at Detroil, N Minnesota al Milwaukee. N -' Kansas Cily at Teias, N Cleveland at California, N Baltimore at Oakland, N 2 2% 3 4 at »t NY Nets Burn Utah ·MIUl League Leaders By The Associated Press... National league BATTING 65 at bats - Roilz, SIL, .380; R.Smith. StL, .362. RUNS--Brock. StL, 26; Cedeno. Htn.23; Bonds, SF, 23. RUNS BATTED IN Cedeno. Hln 25: R. Smith. SIL. 24. HITS--Garr. At!., 39: Maddox. SF. 39; R.Smith. SIL, 38; Reitz. StL, 38. DOUBLES--Conception. Cin, 11; Rose. Cin, 9. TRIPLES -Garr, A l l , 3 ; Geronimo. Cin, 3; Russell, LA, 3; Bonds. SF, 3; 11 Tied Wilh 2. HOME RUNS--Aaron, All. 7; T. Perez, Cin, 7; Garvey, LA. 7; Wynn. LA. 7: Hebner. Pgh, 6; R.Smith. SIL. 6. : STOLEN BASES--Brock. SL, 18: Cedeno. Htn. 15. PITCHING 3 Decisions Koosman NY. 3 0 , 1.000, 2.39 Freiselben. SD. 3-0 1.000. 2.55. STRIKEOUTS--Seaver. NY 4 44: KooFman. NY. 42: P. Nick- ro, All. 42.' American League BATTING 65 at bats - Carew, Min. .402: R.Jackson. Oak. .375. RUNS--R. Jackson, Oak. 21; G. Nellies, NY. 19: D.Nclson. Tex. 19. RUNS BATTED IN--R.Jack- son. Oak. 28: G.Nellles, NY. 26 HITS -- aCrew. Min. R. Jackson. Oak. 36. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 11; Healy, KC. 9. TR'IPLES--while. NY, 4-. '.Garcia. Mil. 3; Valentine, Cal, 3: Rivers. Cal. 3: Otis. KC. 3. HOME RUNS-G.Nellles. NY. 11: R.Jackson, Oak.11: Yas- Irzemski Bsn, 6: W- Horlon, Det. 6; F.Robinson. Cal. 6; Burroughs, Tex. 6. ; STOLEN BASES-Patek. KC 11: Rivers. Cal.S; Wholford. ." KC. 8: North, Oak. 8. · PITCHING 3 Decisions - · Hiller. Del. 4-0. 1.000. 0.55 Jenkins. Tex. 6-1. .857. 58. · STRIKEOUTS--N. Ryan, Cal. : 57; BIyleven, Min. 45. " SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -Brian Taylor mairilains he fell all along his New York Ncls could overcome the Utah Stars and "that's the real v i r t u e of the Ihrce-imint p I a y we have in the American Basketball Associalion." Taylor made it parlicuhirly virtuous for the Nets with a 26-fooler that was in the air when the buzzer sounded to end regulation time. When the ball swished, the three points made it 54-94. In overtime, the Nets .wcnl on lo win 103-100 and climbct lo within one game of (he ABA championship, needing o n ! y a vicfory 7 Wednesday lo score the first title series sweep in ttle league's history. The ABA scores three point- for a field-goal shot from 25 feet out. "It's going lo be tough to win it in four." said Taylor, a 22- year-old product of Princeton in his second pro season. NETS HAVE MOMENTUM "They'll he tough here Wetl nesday night. I know. Bui w have the momentum going, w have the confidence, and well we really don't want a fifll game." Julius Erving. leading N e scorer again wilh 24 points scored three in the overtime Larry Kenon added two fielc goals and Billy Paultz during the extra five minutes. Utah, down by 15 midway ir Memphis Voles To Accept WFL Toronto Team M E M P H I S (AP) -- Th Memphis Park Commissio turned its back on a possib] National Football League pansion of the Worl Football League. "We're moving the franchise it; Fourth quarter, staged a ii-ring rally with 14 straight aints paced by the returnee] clmo Bealy, Rick Mount and iimcs Jones, who had 28. With 10 seconds left the Stars ad grabbed a SM-01 lead and els' Coacli Kevin Loughcry ailed for Erving to try a three linter. Bat {lie lane was lugged up, so Wendell Ladner ;'icti for a three-pointer, ant Hissed. But, said Loughery, he vas "there for the rebound and vhippcd it out to Taylor in Hie ·ange and t h a t was it." ONLY LONG ON It was. incidentally, the onlj .hrce-point f i e l d goal in the hrct' game championship series far. Bcaty. who missed the wo games bc.causo of an iiv ection, scored 22 points and lad 16 rebounds. Winning four straight lest-of-seven p l a y o f f after Allin Stays Hot With 68 To Win Nelson DALLAS (AP)--"Those were probably the best three holes of my life." sighed Buddy Allin the freckle-faced mighty mite and winner of the $150,OOC Byron Nelson Golf Classic. "It was close at that poin and t h a t kind of got me ah of the field...1 played about a good as I could play." The tough little Vietnam vel eran swept away from a tri of challengers with three clutc birdies on the home stretc Monday to capture his fourt tour victory and the $30,000 to prize. He closed with a three-undo par 68 for a record 72-hold tola of 269-15 under par. "1 was hoping I could han n there.but 1 wouldn't have be my life on it. Anytime you w: t's a great feeling. I think feel more inside me than I she outside." he grinned. "I'm trying to kind of contr my emotions." FOUR-SHOT WIN The S-foot-9, 130-pound sha shooter grabbed a four-strok victory over at 273 over Tom! Watson, Lee Trevino, Charles Goody and Homero Blancas. I Watson posed the m a j o r , threat of the still, sultry afternoon, overtaking the third-round leader Allin at the 13th before crumbling with a double bogey at the 1'Hh, where he dumped his tee shot in the water. Kermit Zarley, whose course record 64 tumbled Saturday under Allin's incredible fi3, seized sixth place money of $5.408 with a 66 for 274. Bob Charles, 69, and Jim Simmons, 70, shared seventh, good for $4,619, while Butch Baird, 65. Bob Wynn, 68, and Bruce Crampton, 72, were stroke back at 276. Allin, 29, whose bachelor status is in jeopardy--he's gaged--left Dallas Monday night for a vacation in Las Vegas, saying he would skip the Houston stop this week and rejoin the tour at Colonial in Fort Worth. Final round scores and mon- e y w i n n e r s Monday the $150,000 Byron Nelson Golf Classic on the 6,957-yard, par-71 e« Trevino 69-69-66-69-273 ermit Zarley Jr. 75-65-71-66-274 $10,252 $5,408 Bob Charles 67-73-66-69-275 Bruce Crampton Jim Simons 68-65-72-70-275 $4,6191 67-6968-72-276 Bob Wyim $3,755 71-69-68-68276 $4,619 Butch Baird I 71-70-70-65-276 $3.755 $3.75i osing the fii'st three is believed inprececlcnletl in pro basket- all. yet Bcaly maintains. "We must continue to feel optimistic." Kcnon finished with 18 points, fault?. 17. Taylor 15 and John Williamson 14. Willie Wise had 25 for the losers to go with Jones' 28 and Beaty's 22. Mount, the former Purdue star, came on as a reserve and provided 15 points. Wednesday's fourth game is Preston Trail course: Buddy Allin David Pryor wants to meet you. RALLY 6:30 P.M. TONIGHT LIVE ENTERTAINMENT. FREE FOOD WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS FAYETTEVILLE David Pryor for Governor scheduled for 7 MDT the Salt Palace, where 10.743 turned out for Monday's overtime. Preakness May Be Run In Divisions, Says General Manager Lang the moment the mallv .signed. lease is [or- said John Bassetl JrT. principal owner of the Toronto Northmen. "We will be joined in Memphis by a very strong group headed bv singer Charlie Rich ' of BALTIMORE (AP) -- Should the $lnO.O(H)-a(ldud Preakness Stakes unexpectedly attract an oversized field next week. Gen eral .Manager Chick Lang of Pimlico promises a simple solution. "The easiest and fairest thing lo do." Lang said today, "is simply to split the field ami run two divisions. That's a lot hotter t h a n the 'Rube Goldberg way of doing things at the Kentucky Derby." Lang referred to a ruling by the Kentucky Racing Commission last week, three d a y s before the Derby, forbidding a split field and limiting lite number of starters lo 2-1. "I don't want to IK critical," Lang said, "but can you imagine the commission telling Churchill Downs to pick out an owner or two. lo lell that their horses can't compete? What if that they eliminated came hack to win Ihc Preakness or the Bclmont? What if someone scratches after another horse has been barred from entering?" C A N T CHANGE "I can't blame Churchill Down? for t r y i n g to come tip solution, but you can't and I hope the people Memphis will welcome us a.5j(,| lan ,r c t n c ,. u i rs in the middle warmly as I know the people| 0 f t [ ]e } )L1 n rr n mp," Lang said. including Derby winner Can- lonade and possibly live other derby starters. Lang said it is "possible but not probable" that there will be more than slaiiers. I'd like lo see aboul eighl · 10 slarters for a clean-run race." be said. 'Bui 1 can't agree t h a t the Derby w a s rough. Maybe some riders couldn't move when they wanted, but their h o r s e s weren't stopped or knocked off stride." Lang said he also found it hard to criticize the Derby running time of 2:04 for the $ mites. "With that largo field," he said. "I bet thai all the jockeys were lold not to be last going into the turn. The time for the quarter and the half was respectable. But after they got round the turn, they jusl settled down. "ft was just like driving in rush hour traffic -- it takes more time." In defense of Churchill Downs, Lang contended that "eight or 10 of those 23 slarlers last Saturday didn't belong in the Derby. Their owners were of Toronlo would have. Bassett. The Norlhmen now belong lo Ihe people of Memphis." Bassetl Memphis today stadium and officially announce the move. Beaver Level Beaver Lake level stood Tuesday at 1124.61 feet above lea level, down .17 from Monday. Engineers reported that both generator! are being used. expected to si £ the NFL IS OUT W. "Ned" Cook. millionaire businessman who had campaigned for an NFL expansion franchise, sniri tile vole on the lease meant that no NFL team would come to Memphis. Toronto gave (he WFL a l i f t with the s i g n i n g of running backs Larry Csonka and Jim Klick and wide receiver Pan Warlield. Mike Lynn, president of Mid South Sports Inc., a group that worked eight years Ip bring an NFL team to the city said if he were an NFL executive. ". . . I would think this city has made its choice for the WFL." When the vote w a s announced, Lynn put his head in his hands. "This vote certainly changed things as far as we Mid-South Sports Inc. are concerned," he said. reaching trying to for Ihc moon, calch lighlmng bottle, and cluttered up Dcrbv." Derby Entry Suffers Severe Ankle Injury Churchil! Downs officials. i n t i c i p a t i n s an exlra large field t h e 100th Derby, increased to $7.500 this year the total cosl of entering and s t a r t i n g a horse in the cla'ssic- "Apparently money was not a factor." Lang said. Bui they can't do much about the nominating fee because, like us. they ?cnd representatives all over the country asking horsemen lo nominate 1 . "I've heard suggestions like liavink q u a l i f y i n g races first, limiting the entries to slakes w i n n e r s or lilOTc who have won a certain amount of money. But if nothing else works, the simple solution is to split the j injured Kentucky Derby runner field. W h a t ' s wrong wilh that?" Flip Sal says it may not be The width of the Pimlico I known until Ihe weekend whe- track at the starting point for [ther Ihe colt can be saved, the 1 3-lfith mile Preakness ~ ' automatically limits the field to 15. Even for lhal, one stall would have lo he extended from the grass course pasl an opened inner rail, connecting the regular 14-stall fate. DOZEX EXPECTED Aboul a dozen entries are rxpected for Ihe second race of Ihe Triple Crown series. LOUISVILLE. Ky.(AP) -- A Louisville veterinarian trcaling Flip Sal says it may not "It doesn't look very good," Dr. Gary Lavin said Monday. "We've got some high hopes, but we've got some long odds." Flip Sal suffered a severe ankle break Saturday when he switched leads, changing from leading with one foot to leading with the other, as he started down the backstretch during the 100th Derby. Paid for by Stanley McNulty, Jr.. Campaign Chair While you're enjoying life, enjoy your Age. Ancient Age Bourbon. The one drink so smooth it perfects the perfect sour. Bomfioii

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