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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 13

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Professional Baseball New York Cleveland Baltimore Detroit Milwaukee Boston Texas Chicago California Minnesota Oakland Kansas C. American League East W L 17 13 15 13 13 13 13 13 19 12 12 15 West, 15 13 .536 13 12 .520 15 14 12 12 13 15 11 14 Pel. .567 .536 .500 .500 .455 .444 .517 .500 .464 .440 GB 1 2 2 3 3 V, Wednesday's Results Chicago at Detroit, ppd., rain Minnesota at Milwaukee, ppd., rain Boston 4, New York 0 Kansas City 4, Texas 2 Cleveland 3, California 2, 11 innings Oakland 7, Baltimore 3 Thursday's Games New York (Dobson 2-4) at Boston (Tiant 1-4). N Kansas City (Pattin 0-1) at Texas (Bibby 5-3), N Only games scheduled CINCINNATI (AP) - Three former Boston Red Sox players clipped the Cincinnati Reds in successive shutouts for the SL Louis Cardinals to grab a two- game series. "In spring training, I wouldn't have known either of :hem if they walked into my of- 'ice," said Cards Manager Hed Schoendienst. He referred to pitchers Lynn McGlothen. 4-1, who set Cincinnati down with four hits Tues- National League East Hogs Name Leading Hitter Final statistics released by the University of Arkansas Wednesday showed that John Jenkins led the 1974 Razorback aaseball team in hitting with a .272 average. Denny Lundquist was rimncr-up with a .346 mark and Jim Andree was third St. Louis Philaphia Montreal Chicago New York Pittsburgh W 16 14 10 10 11 Pel. .571 .500 .476 .435 .393 .333 GB at .344. Following those three Ralph Bradbury at .285, 8 West Los Angeles 19 9 .679 -Houston 19 11 .633 1 San Fran 16 14 .533 Fran Cincinnati Atlanta San Diego 12 13 .-180 5V4 13 15 .464 C 14 17 .452 G'/i Wednesday's Results Atlanta at Chicago, postponed Philadelphia 4. San Diego 0 St. Louis 2, Cincinnati 0 Los Angeles C. Montreal 3 New York 4. San Francisco 2 Houston 8. Pittsburgh 6, 12 innings Thursday's Games Atlanta (Harrison 2-4) at Chicago (lleiischol 1-1) Pittsburgh (Rooker 1-2) at Houston (Roberts 5-2), N Los Angeles (Sutton 4-2) at San Diego (McAndrew 1-3 or Greif 2-4), N Only games scheduled UA Signs Top Prospects Arkansas coaches Ed Renfrew, in track, and Norm Debryin, in baseball, have announced the signing of two top high school prospects. Renfrew has inked Richard Nance a highly regarded miler and two miler in Sepulveda, C;:lifornia. Nance turned in a 4:14.6 this season in the mile anri 9:13.0 in the two mile. Debryin has signed Randy Rogers a 6.0, 175 pound shortstop from Texarkana, Texas. Rogers has been a two vear all district playr-r in both football and baseball He was recruited by both Rice and Texas ASM. McGlothen, Curtis Pitch Twin Shutouts NertHwMt Arkansas TIMES, Thur*., May 9, W4 FAvrrrtviLLi. MKAMSAS ' ' T3 Cards Blank Cincy Again day night and John Curtis, 2-3, who turned the trick with three hits Wednesday night. "I know them both now." beamed Schoendienst. "Curtis' control was better, that was a big change. He's got good stuff and if he gets the ball where he wants it he'll win." Outfielder Heggie Smith, another ex-Red Sox, crashed two hits scoring Lou Brock in the sixth and eighth innings. He has 2fi runs batted in and is hitting .375. All three came fa the Cardinals in trades over the winter. "I knew I wasn't going to start the season bad," said Smith. "When you're happy you play well and I'm happy just being away from Boston. I always Identified with the National League. In Boston there was knocking in the media towards me and 1 wasn't exactly pleased with the guys. "There were too many immature players who were too busy watching what the other guys did instead of taking care at themselves." Curtis said he felt in control throughout the game. "1 must be part duck because the rain did not bother me at all," he joked. The game was played under a tornado watch, but no storm materialized. Curtis erased the final 18 men he faced with the help of two double plays turned in by It was the first time the Reds. 1973 Western Division champs, suffered back-lo-back shutouts in 142 games. The -uhs did it to them in May, !973. Reds Manager Ueorge "Sparky 1 ' Anderson was philosophical the Cardinals, both catcher John Bench two Reds hits. involving who had Mike Kirklanrl at .279. Doug Poguc .277 imci two players with .258 averages: Bill Murphy and Greg SiKhvdcn. Walter Cole-man baited .238. Bruce Mitchell hit and Wally Erwin finished with a .192 mask. Jenkins arid Liindquist belted five home runs each, Kirkland hit four an! Andree, Poguc and Snowclen collected three each. Murphy and Mitchell each hit two homers and Erwin had one. Liindquist led in RBI w i t h 28, followed by Kirkland with 23. Snowdcn with 21 and Pogue wit!) 20. Jenkins and Andre By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Kansas City slugger John Mayberry didn't have to call his own shot Wednesday night against Texas ace Ferguson Jenkins. His manager did it for him. "Just before John went up to She plate I cautioned him about trying to pull Jenkins' sliders and curves down Ihe line." said Royals' skipper Jack McKeon. "1 told him just to aim for the drove in 17 runs each, Murphy plated 16. Bradbury 13 and Mitchell 11. Outfielder Snowdcn did not make an error, and catcher Andrce WD-J second in fielding percentage at .078. Mike W i l l i a m s a n d Tim Brcwuv led (lie pitchers with records nF 4-0 and 3-0 respectively. Brewer had Ihe second best earned run average. 'i.42. Gerald Hannahs had a 3.16 KllA and n 5-5 record. Richard Miller finished 4-4, Doyle Greon 2-1. Dennis Pugh 5-7, Randy E. Jones and Ritchie Sorrclls 0-1 each and Dan Strange IK Arkansas had a 22 ?.l For the year. re-cord Banquet At- Greenland Greenland will hold its annual all-sports banquet Friday night at 7:30 at tile elementary school c.iFeteria. Boy and girl athletes from both Ihe junior high and high school will he honored. Tickets will be $3 for adults and $2 for students. Those wishing additional information m;iy call Larry Cohea at 521 1454. Mayberry's Homer Pushes Royals Past Texas Rangers In AL, 4-2 370-foot sign where the ball wont." Mayberry's fifth homer, two-run shot in the eighth inning, carried over the 370-foot sign in right field and gave the Royals a 4-2 victory over the Rangers, snapping Jenkins' personal five-game win streak and extending the Rangers' losing streak to four. Elsewhere in the American League, the Boston Red Sox blanked the New York Yankees and that ii 4-0; the Oakland Athletics whipped the Baltimore Orioles 7-3- the Cleveland Indians downed the California Angels 3-2 in 11 Utah Stars Escape ABA Playoff Skunk SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Stars also have an im- 'We lucked out in the third game and made too m a n y mistakes in tho fourth," declared New York Nets' rookie Coach Kevin Lougticry who now must rally his forces. Injured Ron Boone proved the decisive factor Wednesday n:ghl in the Salt Palace as Utah's Stars escaped oblivion uivh a fourth-quarter rally and a 97-89 victory over the Nets in their American Basketball Association championship series. Although New York leads the best-of-soven series, Loughery has problems. On Monday night here, a last- second three-point shot by Brian Taylo,' knotted the count at the end of regulation play and the Nels went on to win 103-100 in overtime. Boone suffered an unusual injury in the second game of the championship playoffs. His left hod; caught Taylor in Ihe teeth .TIC! severed a tendon in Cootie's left hand. Re plays with the Fingers taped and bandaged and on Monday scored only two points. "1 had a lillleless padding on my hand and the shots were just falling for me," the five- year pro veteran from Idaho Slate said. "We gained a lot of confidence.'" proved Zelmo Bealy and the G- foot-9 pivotman kept Utah in the game with 14 points in the Uiirei quarter as New York outscored the home club 34-24 and took a 78-74 lead. He had 18 for the night. In the final period, the New Yorkers scored only 13 points and ace Julius Erving had none although finishing as the Nets' leading scorer at 18. "We were not nearly aggressive enough," Loughery said. "We'll have to pick up hustle for Friday. We are just fortu- ra!e to have the 3-1 lead." No team in major professional basketball ever has lost three straight in a best-of-seven playoff start and rallied to win lour in a row. Bcaty. who suffered a gland infection, missed the first two games in Mew York, hut he's now back In action and appears to be gaining full strength. innings; and the Chicago-Detroit and Minnesota-Milwaukee lames were rained out. Despite the loss, the Rangers lung on to first place in the West by a half-game over Cali- 'ornia. RED SOX 4, YANKEES 6 Bill Leu shackled New York on five hits and Carl Yastr- zem'ki contributed a two-run single for oBston. Lee, w h o evened his record at 3-3, was lelped by four double plays, lick McAuIiffe and Dwighl ivdns Drove in the other fled Sox runs with singles. ATHLETICS 7, ORIOLES 3 Lefty Vida Blue recorded his 'irst victory after four losses as Dakhnd snapped a three-game osin;; sutiik. Reggie Jackson, Bert Campaneris and Gene Tenace drove in two runs apiece for the A's. Earl Williams clubard a two-run homer lor Baltimore. INDIANS 3, ANGELS Z 11 INNINGS Cleveland tied it in the ninth on John Lovyenstein's sacrifice fly and won it two innings later when George Hendrick doubled and Ossie Blanco singled .him home. The surging Indians have won 10 of their last 12 games anri have beaten California six straight times this season. The Angels scored one run while Cleveland was completing a double play and the other on an error by Tribe catcher Dave Duncan. Beaver Level Beaver Lake le-ve! stood Thursday at 1124.12 feet above s»a level, clown .27 from Wednesday. Engineers report that both generators are being used. 521-3521 OPEN DAILY 9-lCfe CLOSED SUNDAY THURS., FRI., SAT. A WELL TUNED ^·^·w ^a^^v ^^Meflp^^ »^^»w ^H^H ^BBIf IMPHMV SAVES EXTRA BONUS-DIAGNOSTIC " ENGINE ANALYSIS 6-CYLINDER ENGINE TUNE-UP SPECIAL 7MMEP MKH4VKS WAI: 1. Install K mart points, rotor, condenser 2. $·! dwell and corbwetor and major brand plugs (in stock) 3. Tim* enginei *Mbsfwtiaii Afmys* at K nart FOR MOST US. CARS · 4Cylinder cars, $2 less · 8-Cyllnder cars, $2 more · Air-conditioned cars, $2 more DOM net tacM* hiah or special eivglms. 3-DoySore Charg* It! ·£ TOUR KMART CHAKGE CARD Hwy. 71 B r ^ at Rc"*g Mi ! !s Driye in Favettevillc, Ark. about the double loss. "You run into these things when you're jusl not hiding. It goes in streaks," he said. Cincinnati is idle today and opens a three-game series here Friday. St. Louis heads for Montreal. y/4% rate ra iec« and Interest yew needs. Fayerteville Savings Loan Association Z»l N. East A' There's another but there's Tennessee only one Sour Mash Whisky, George Dickel. ' ' ''· ' It hurts to be as well-loved ,'···" · , ' aa the other Tennessee · Sour Mash Whisky and not as well-known. After all, we've been around since 1870 . . . doing some things they don't. Like letting the *f ·-.- mash sit a day longer and \ cooling as we charcoal ( \ filter. The result is a \ whisky we're confident | '*' you'll find just as smooth,!] not quite as familiar, a little lighter and a lot better. £I9» · GIORCLt O I C K E L S C O · JS ! PKOCf ·: TB IIAHOM*,tfl«[SJ Shen\in-Williams helps you do it all-- KITCHEN CARPET 1NBRANDNEW PATTERNS AND COLORS Mother's Day is a perfect day to brighten up the room where the lady-of-your-heart spends so much lime. With Style Perfect" Kitchen Carpeting, in brand new patterns and colors .,. and at 20% off our regular price. With savings like that, just about any day is a perfect day to lop off floors with carpeting from Sherwin-Williams. Choose from a selection of leveE loop prints and solid col- ors.TheyVe all rubber-backed, and so easy la install. You can even do-it-yourself! (Or, expert installation can be arranged.) These easy-to-clean carpets are great lor the kitchen, the family room, the kids' rooms...any room where style has to stand up under plenty of action. Style Perfect 1 Kitchen Carpeting at 20% off regular price. A great Mother's Day gift Idea. Because your whole room "comes together better" when the colon «ra coordinated. And, a! your nearby Sherwfn-William» Decorating Center, you gel ill iw help you need to per- fectly coordinate your carpeting with wallcover- ings and paint We'll bring umplestoyourhonw H you like (no charge for lh»l!) and our Color Harmony Guide wW show you how room* wW look. We can help arrange credit terms for you, too. So with a set-up like mat, why buy carpet- Ing anyplace else? SALE ENDS MAY 20th. SHERWIN-WLLUMS HELPS YOU DO IT ALL! PHONE 521-3555 40 EAST CENTER Fayetteviiler Ark,

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