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10 Arkonui ItMtl, Man., May It, IV74 AKKAMSA* ' ' Houston Players Exhibit Outrage Watson Severely Injured, Fans Throw Cups by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Houston's Bob Watson, bleeding and nearly unconscious, slumped to the a r t i f i c i a l turf in Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium. In an iolense effort to catch Men' Reltenmund's f l y ball. Watson crashed into Hie left field wall, then collapsed. : Rettenrmmd continued around flie bases for an insirie-the-park home run. Fans in the s t a n d s rewarded Watson's superlative effort by showering his motionless body with cups of beer. The Astros reacted with indignation and anger. "They threw three beer cups on him." said outfielder Cesar Cedeno. trying to control his sore emotions. His two-run homer had provided the only Houston scoring of the day in 5- 0. 4-2 losses to the Reds. "He was laying there bleeding and could have been blinded from hitting (he wall. 1 wish I could have climbed up there with a ladder." Cedeno said. "They're maniacs." said Watson, who required 12 stitches under his right eye after the collision. Reds Manager Sparky Ander- son let his actions speak. Ho raced to the fallen player and shouted angrily at tht 1 young fans. About 12 of them were removed, to the loud cheers of the 33,000 spectators. Elsewhere in the National League, the Atlanta Braves defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-1 in the first, game of a doubleheader, but lost the nightcap 6-2; the Philadelphia Phillies trimmed the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-7: the Chicago Cubs edged the New York Mets 4-3; the Los Angeles Dodgers tripped (he San Diego Padres 15-9 in 13 innings. The St. Louis Cardinals game at Montreal was rained out. Braves 5-Z, Giants 1-6 The 721st home run of Henry Aaron's record-breaking career and two runs baited in by Dave Johnson carried the Braves fo their victory in the opener, backing the three-hit pitching of Carl Morton. Dave K i n g m a n hit his sixth homer of the season for the Giants in th esecond inning of the second game. Phillies 8, Pirates 7 .. Mike Anderson drove in two and Del Unser drove in three others to carry Philadelphia past Pittsburgh. George Mitterewald's ninth- per Matt Alexander and helped inning single scored pinch-run- Chicago beat tiie Mets and Tom Seaver. Dodgers 15, Padres 9 Steve Yeager's two-run single capped a six-run Los Angeles 13lh inning and carried the Dodgers to their fifth consecutive victory. ill Pulls Comeback In Houston Open ; HOUSTON (AP) -- Dave Hill says it's all a misimrier- .slanriins. A mistake. Perhaps a misquote. He's not mad at the Houston Golf Association. "I don't have any fuss with 99 per cent of the members of the HGA," Hill snid. "I've just got, a fuss with one man." - The stormy. controversia Hill made the comments after a dramatic comeback victory in the f i n a l round Sunday, shooting a severvundcr-par fia for a 276 total and a one-stroke triumph over Sieve Melnyk, Rod Curl and Andy North in the Houston Open. Then he took off at the press. "I don't like to talk to the press." Hill said. "Evcrytime 1 do, it comes out wrong. Evcry- t i m c I do. they cut me. Ol 1 Davey don't have much blood left, They don't hear what I say. They hear what they want to hear." He particularly objected to an article in a local paper and said he'd like to nwet the author. "1 f l u n k e d English and he writes like I do," Hill said, It all centered on comments H i l l marie Saturday. He snid then the only reason he had come to this tournament was "to gel even." He had been refused permission by John Davis, executive director of the HGA, Lo withdraw from this tournament a year ago. He flew inlo town l a t e Wednesday night, took a motel near the airport and said he "got up at five o'clock" to make an early Eec time. "I didn't know where the course was. I lonk a cab. 1L cost me $32, The cab driver couldn't find it either," he said He plnyed one round and. a he is entitled to do, then with drew, "It cost me $500 to play one round of golf," iie said. He came back this year looking for an avenging victory. .It came on a dramatic f i n a l round after he apparently had fallen out of contention with a 74 in Sunday's morning romici. A double round of Sfi holes was forced when Friday's play was rained out. .He played the front nine in the afternoon in 32, four under par. He dropped two birdie pulls of 15 feet, two-pulled for a bi rdic on a pa r-f i vc and chipped close on the other one . Melnyk, Curl and North were one stroke back at 277, Melnyk had a f i n a l 70. Curl and North 69s in the muggy heat. ·HGA President Bill ChapHne. in making the presentation after Hill's victory, h a n d e d him a-chcck and said: VI hope t h i s makes up for the cab fare we owe you." ;Hill looked al" the $.10.000 check and replied: -"Hell, it even makes up for the plane fare." Scores and money-winnings Sunday in the $150.000 Houston Open Golf tournament on the Golf Club course: Dave Mill $30,000 Steve Melnyk jn.soo Rod Curl I1J.600 Andy N'orth $11.600 Joe I n m a n S5.775 Dave Stockton So.775 Hubert Green S4.BI2 Bob Rosburc S4.6I2 Gihby Gilbert 53.450 Dick Lotz 70-67-74-65--276 72-65-70-70--277 69-71-68-69 277 73-68-67-69--277 7J-69-67-71--278 73-f»-7I-65-278 73-69-71-66--279 70-73-67-67--279 72-68-72-69 281 71-6967-74-281 Records Fall In Festival JONESBORO. Ark. fAP) _ Pole vauiter Barney Hess of A r k a n s a s Stale University vaulted 16-814 Saturday night in Ihe eighth r u n n i n g of' (he ASU Festival of Champions to break his own record. That jump was an improvement over his 1973 festival record of 15-S'i. Hess set a stale record of 17- 6'A last m o n t h . Triple jumper A l e x a n d e r Jackson of Ihe University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff leaped 49014 Saturday night to eclipse the former festival record of 4810 set last year by t e a m m a l e Lars Allen. Three persons had double victories. Danny Hazelwood of State College of Arkansas heaved Ihe shot 52-10 and threw the discus 160-014. He also won these ·vents last year. ] Royals Sweep Two From California Red Sox Drop Detroit If Detroit's fans d i d n ' t like Dick McAuliffe when he was h the Tigers, they're positively f u r i o u s now that he's not w i t h 'cm. M c A u l i f f g hit a lie-breaking douhlc in (he IfJth i n n i n g that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Tigers Sunday. Carl Yaslrzemski and Hico Petrocelli singled off John Hill- Upstart Philly Flyers Take 2-1 Lead In Stanley Cup Playoffs Over Boston Bruins PHILADELPHIA (AP) Terry Crisp compared the frustration of his first three appearances in the Stanley Cup f i n a l s and the elation he feels this lime around wilh Ihe Philadelphia Flyers. The 30-year-old Crisp scored tin' key goal S u n d a y in the Flyers' 4-1 victory over the powerful Roslon Bruins, to lake a 2-1 lead the hest-nf-seven National Hockey League championship scries. The fourth game is here Tuesday night. Crisp said the big difference between being in three Stanley Cup finals with the St. Louis Blues as compared with this set Foyt Blisters Indy Track For Pole Spot LVDlAN'APOLIS (AP) Crafty veteran A.J. f'oyt complished aboul whal was expected of him, but up-and-com ing rookie Tom Sncva had a few folks shaking their stop- In watches after the first day q u a l i f y i n g for the May 26 dianapolis 505. Foyt, 39, a veteran of 16 Ind i a n a p o i i s starts, hurtled a r o u n d t h e 2 ! /2-mile I n - dianapolis Motor Speedway oval Saturday at, an average ol 1fll.fi32 miles an hour for four laps. Thai was more lhan six m.p.h. faster t h a n anyone else except veteran Wally Dallen bach, who used an exolic ne« lurlracharger to average 189.683 m.p.h. "I'm not too h a p p y with the run." the three-time Indy win ner drawled. "I darn near hit Ihe wall coming out of the thi: turn on one lap "The speed is not w h a t we expected lo do." R a i n delayed qualifying f o r more t h a n t h r e e hours and most of the crowd of more t h a n 100.000 had started for the exits by the time the 24-year-olc Sneva. last of the day's 15 qualifiers, lonk the track" The bespectacled Sneva look the car out and ripped off Ihe first lap at 186.220 m.p.h.. speed surpassed only by Foyt and Dalienbach and equal to speedster Bobby Unser's q u i c k est. He slowed slightly on his second and third laps as ominous thunderstorms rumbled toward Ihe track. His final circuit, as r a i n _ s t a r t e d to fall, dropped to 183.673 m.p.h. on the darkening t r a c k . "The firsl time out. it wasn't really raining, but some observer bit the panic butlon." Sncva recalled. "But on (he last lap of the second try it was really s t a r t i n g to come down." He added, "Down the backstretch it was really getting dark. I was wiping the rain off my visor, and praying. 'Please :ion*t turn on the yellow light; lei me finish the riin.' "It's pretty scary going 200 m.p.h. in the rain, in the dark, with no headlights." The ensuing heavy r a i n s washed out the time trials until next Saturday, when defending Indianapolis champion Gordon lohncock is first in line. Johncock and Mario Anrirctti arc considered the only real threats among the 10 drivers still eligible to knock Foyt off the pole. against Ihe Bruins "is that I really feel we have an honest chance at Ihe Stanley Cup Ihis time. "When 1 was at St. Louis I was just happy to be in the fi- xnl. We could have given 110 percenl and still come up short. "We would have been happy then just lo sleal one or two james. That would have been just l i k e winning the. Stanley "up. On this team there are 20 iellows not whistling in the" dark." The Blues, of course, got into the Stanley Cup by winning the playoffs in the NML's expansion division. The Flyers had to knock off the New York Rangers, one of the league's original teams, in the semifinals. They won their division other pre-expansion team, t h e olher preexpansion team, the Chicago Black Hawks. SURPRISED GUY The 5-foot-10 inch Crisp, from Parry Sound, Ontario, said he was the mnst surprised guy on the ice when his shot al 15:!3 of the second period zipped off Boston goalie Gilles Gilbert's slick inlo the net to send Philadelphia ahead 2-1. Earlier, Boston's John Bucyk had muted the wildly cheering crowd of 17,01)7 with a goal at 1:03 of the opening period. Tom Bladon tied it at 10:27 on a 35- foot power goal off a cross-ice pass from Bobby Clarke. The Flyers wrapped it up in the third period on goals by Orest Kindrachuk and Ross Lonsberry. Flyers' Coach Fred Shern said he felt Boston stars Bobbj Orr and Phil Esposito were tired, adding: "And our ccntermen are laying on them. In past years we tried lo keep the puck away from them. We believe now in trying to overwork them, let them get the puck and then lean on them." Orr was terse but to the point. "The Flyers are working harder than we are. They are hungrier than we are. We can turn this around, but we've gol to start skating and start working. On the power play we'd be better to lake a 10-yard penal Boston Coach Bep Guidolin ripped his team. "We were ouihustled," he said. "Second effort is required to beat this (earn. If you don't you're in deep trouble. I've seen us play badly and win, and seen us play well and lose. We played very bad today, no second effort." The Flyers lost winger Gary Dornhoefer, who suffered a separation of (he left shoulder. He II undergo surgery today or Tuesday. The veteran Dornhoefer has scored five gctals and had six assisis in the playoffs this year Beaver Level As of Monday m o r n i n g Ihe leaver Lake level stood al 1123.77 down .16 from Sunday's cvel. Officials at the dam report that the generators are on and running. before McAuliffe pulled a double down the right field line '.o beat his former teammates.' In Sunday's olher A m e r i c a n League games, the Chicago iVhite Sox heal Texas 54. Oakland mauled Minnesota 9-2 and, :n a pair of doublcheaclers, Milwaukee swept the New York Yankees 7-3 and 5-1 and Kansas ty took two from California 32 and 5-2. Baltimore's Iwinbill at Cleveland was rained out. feels strange, v c r y strange," M c A u l i f f e said about flaying a g a i n s t Detroit in Tiger "Stadium. He'd been wilh De- roit since 1961 but wanted to return to his native New En«- and, so the Tigers dealt him to :he Red Sox for Ben Oglivie asl October. Detroit hunched its Ihree r u n s on on« hit Willie Horlon's homer in the firsl. It was Hiiler's t h i r d straight relief appearance in the series and for the third straight lime 1C couldn't check Boston He got the Aeros Ready For Opening WHA Contest CHICAGO (AP) - "The penalty killers did the job for tis," said Coach Bill Dineen after his Houston Aeros blew a two-goal ieari and then came back on Frank Hughes' tic-breaking goal to defeat the Chicago Cougars 3-2 in the opening game of their World Hockey Association playoff f i n a l s "When we kept them from coring in (hat second period and again stopped their power Jlay in (he third period, I think hat made the difference." Dineen said Sunday. The real test came in the second period when Gordie Howe drew a penalty at 6:50 and 3 aul Popiel followed him into he penally box at 3:W for elbowing his brolhcr, Jan Popiel. This gave Ihe Cougars a two- nan advantage for 46 seconds, hut they were unable to f l i c e nlo a 2-0 Houston lead. Larry -lale connected at 6:31 of the first period and less than three minules later Gordon Lahos- siere scorerf on a power play for the Houston lead, ] a victory Friday although firsl hatter he faced slugged a three-run homer. And he was the loser in relief Saturday. WHITE SOX 5, RANGERS 4 Pal Kelly hit a two-run homer in ning and Ed Herrmann drove in r u n s in a three-run third in- Ken Henderson and decish the White seventh t h a t gave Sox t h e i r victory over Texas antl Ferguson Jenkins. A's !), T W I N S 2 Dave H a m i l t o n , in his first start of the season, pitched seven solid innings and Oakland pounced on the Twins for f i v e runs in the f i f t h inning lo coast to victory. BREWERS 7-5, Y A N K S 3-1 George Scoll, Johnny Rri and and Don Don Money IMone drove drove !gs two two runs apiece: in Milwaukee's opening-game triumph, then ronkie Kevin Kobel tossed a three-hitter for his first major league victory and Scott and Dave May hit homers in the nightcap. ROYALS 3-5, ANGELS 2-Z Hal McRac and Fran Healy hit f i f t h - i n n i n g homers and McRae had a lie-breaking single in the ninth in the Roy als' first-game victory, then McRae and Frank White drove in two runs apiece in a five-run eighth-inning outburst that made it a sweep over the Angels. Purvis Stays Perfect After Weekend Action The Purvis semipro baseball learn extended its record to 8-0 over the weekend with a doubleheader victory over the f'ayetteville American Legion team Saturday and a 9-2 dec-i- sion over Winslow Sunday. The donbleheader scores were 11-fi and 12-3. John Zachariason won Ihe opener Saturday with relief help from Lonnie McCleland, and Slike Kretzer took the five- inning second game with help from Danny Dunaway. Purvis hanged out 21 h i t s in the Iwinbill. Hick McWhortcr led the way with four-for-five, followed by Jack Morris with three-for-four. David C a u g h m a n with three-for-six and David Drake with two-for-five. Drake highlighted the action with a grand slarn home run in the nightcap. Also for Purvis. Tommy Neal was two-for-three. Rick Bowles and Mark Paul each went one- for-lhree Kick Hntton had a triple in his only time at bat. Against Winslow, picked up the win McCleland with relief help from Morris. They supported by errorless fielding. Hutton had a perfect (hree-for- thrce. C a u g h m a n went three- for-five. Morris two-for-five and McWIiorter and Wayne Beach each one-for-four. Purvis will play the Springdale American Legion t e a m Wednesday night at Springdalc. Coach Orby McCleland is looking Tor an out-of-town oppo nent for Sunday. FiHipaldi Grabs Belgian Grand Prix Win NIVF.LI.ES, Belgium (AP) The load in the world driving championship belongs tc Brazil's Emerson Fittipntcli after a dramatic victory in a McLaren at the Bel victory in ·Igian Grant I Prix. 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