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Professional Baseball By The AwcUlcd Press Ajierkan League Eist .., Â· * L Pet. GB Milwaukee 17 16 .515 -Detroit " U 17 .514 _ Cleveland 19 is .514 _ Boston 19 iÂ» .500 New York 20 21 .48Â» 1 Baltimore 17 18 .486 1 West 18 16 20 IB 19 19 IB 19 16 17 18 21 Chicago Oakland Texas Kansas C. Minnesota California .529 .526 -.500 1 .488 214 .485 1Â« Â«2 2Vi Saturday's Games Detroit 3, Cleveland 2 Boston 10, Baltimore 2 Minnesota 10. California 4 Milwaukee 5. New York 2 Texas 7, Kansas City 3 Chicago 3. Oakland 2 Snmday's Games Cleveland 2-9, Detroit 1-4 California 4-2. Minnesota 24 Boston 11-6, Baltimore 2-4 New York 61, Milwaukee 2-3 Texas 8. Kansas City 3 Oakland 8, Chicago 3 Monday's Games Detroit (Fryman 0-3) at Mil waukee (Sprague 1-0). N . Oakland (Holtzman 3-5) a Minnesota (Butler 0-0), N Only games scheduled National League W L Pci. GB St. Louis 20 16 .556 Philadelphia 20 18 .544 New York 17 19 .472 214 Chicago 13 20 .335 5 4hittsburgh 12 22 .353 7 West Los Angeles 28 10 .737 -Cincinnati 20 15 .571 6 San Fran 22 19 .537 7 Atlanta 20 20 .500 8', Houston 20 22 .-176 9V4 San Diego 16 27 .372 14 Saturday's Games Philadelphia 9, Pittsburgh 2 New York 6, Montreal 0 San Francisco 4, San Diego 2 Los Angeles 1, Atlanta 0. 1 innings St. Louis 11. Chicago 2 Cincinnati 7, Houston 6 Sunday's Games Montreal 7-5, New York 4-0 Philadelphia 3-1. .Pitisburg 2-2 St. Louis 6. Chicago 5 San Francisco 8-7, San Dieg 2-10. 2nd game 12 innings Cincinnati 7, Houston 1 Atlanta 4, Los Angeles 2 Monday's Games Pittsburgh (Hooker 2-2) Montreal (Torre* 3-3), N Philadelphia (Carlton 4-3) ; St. Louis (McGlolhen 5-1), N Chicago (Hooton 1-3) at Ne 1 York (Parke 1-0), N San Diego (Troedson 1-1) i Houston (Dierker 2-3), N Cincinnati (Billingham 5-2) i Los Angeles (John 5-1), N Tourney Victory PROSPECT, Ky. -- JoAnn Carner, took the $5,000 fir prize in the Bluegrass li vitational Golf Tournamen with a sudden death victor over Sandra Spuzich. Gibson Picks Up The Victory Arlntmof TIMES, Men., May M, 1*74 rAVITTIVILLI, A*KANÂ«AI Cards Edge Chicago, 6-5 ST. LOUIS ( A P ) . -- "If he hits the ball hard, it doesn't make any difference where you're playing," the Chicago Cubs' Jo.se Cardenal main- Ramay Track Day Coming down the h o m e stretch are two participants in Ramay Junior High's an- nual Track Day at Harmon Field. Competition was by home rooms, and featured both hoys and girls. (TIMES- pholo by Ken Good) First Pro Title For Houston In 13 Years Aeros Capture World Cup HOUSTON ' (AP) -- Gordie 'lowe says winning the World riockey Association's World ' the the city's fans agree--it's their first pro championship in 13 years. Houston's Aeros ended the championship series with a 6-2 victory over the outmanned Cup with his two sons is .lirill of his career and Chicago Cougars Sunday night to sweep the finals in four straight games and this unlikely hockey city went wild, The Aeros rammed in three goals in each of the first two periods, with two goals each by JYI u i' ra y Hal I ami L arry Lund and four assists by Gordie Howe, and then sparred for the Abdul Jabbar Leads NBA All-Star Team Selections Cougars" rang out f r o m the standing room only crowd of 9.374 early in the first period and ncreased in intensity as the Same progressed. The Aeros in only their sec- nd season became Houston's irst pro championship team since the Oilers won the American Football League championship Dec. 21, 1961. Howe. 46, a National Hockey Association Hall of Famer and lokler of many NIII. records said he'd have to put tht World NEW YORK (AP) -- Milwaukee's Kareem AhduJ-Jab- bar, winner of the Podoloff Trophy as the Most Valuable Play- the National Basketball Association, NBA's first-team mimed All-Slar the ter for the fourth straight year, Commissioner Walter Kennedy announced. But the massive Jabbar, 7- foot-2, finished second in the voting to New York guard Walt Frazier. who polled 15.291 of a possible 17 in the balloting, with each league city getting one full vote. It was the third first - team lection lor PYazier, a seven- year veteran. He led the Knicks in scoring with an average of 20.5 points per game, ranked fourth in the league in assists with 6.9, and made the NBA All-Defensive team for the sixth straight year. Named with F r a z i e r on the first team were forwards John H a v i 1 c e k of the champion Boston Celtics--also making his fourth conseuctive appearance--Rick Garry of the Golden Staie Warriors and guard Gail Goodrich of the Los Angeles Lakers. Each member of the first team receives $51)0, while the second team gets $250. Boh McAdoo of .the Buffalo Braves was named the second team center, and Elvin Hayes of the Washington Bullets and Spencer Haywood of the Seattle SuperSonics the forwards, while Dave Bing of the Detroit Pistons and Norm Van Lier of the Chicago Bulls were the second team guards. inal period. "We're No- 1" and 'Goodbye, trophy at the top of the "When you give up the game and then come back and play with your two sons and win the World Cup to boot, that has to DC the greatest thrill," said Howe, dripping with champagne in the post-game celebra- :ion of the Aeros' locker room. Howe will take longer, however before answering the question of his playing status for next season, the second under a four-year contract with the Aeros. little doubt of Sunday's Rod Curl Tames Field For Golf Title FORT WORTH, Tex. (AP) -Champagne glass in hand and lustily toasting his first triumph Ihe professional golf tour Rod Curl, a Wintu Indian, announced: *'My Indian name is now Yoso. It means Johnny Jump-up or Johnny-Come F r o m-Behind. My Mother named me. It took her 31 years to do it, but she finally did it." And jump up he did, over taking Chuck Courtney anc withstanding the wind, the hea and the challenge of Jack Nick laus to capture the $50.000 top prize .Sunday in the $250.000 Co lonial National Open. The former California ditch digger tamed Colonial's lestj par-70 course with a closing 6 for a four-round total of -276 four-under-par and a slroki ahead of Nicklaus, who alsi wound up with a 6$. "I'll tell you something, 1 Curl saU with a grin, "and yo 1 ain't gonna believe it. But dreamed last night t h a t T woul beat Nicklaus by, a shot . . that's every golfer's dream I'm jusi happy to beat the bes golfer in the world on om the best golf courses in th world." Nicklaus, whose hid crumble with a bogey at the par four 17th hole, earned second plac money of $28,500 with a 12-foo birdie putt at the final hole an said of Curl: "He never mad any mistakes. He just kep right on playing . . . I wa aware of his position , . . but thought I might sneak in there The turning point for me wa the 17th." Tliere seemed from the start game that the Aeros would win the game and bring to a halt the lengthy WHA season. Lund opened the scoring with his f i r s t goal at M:34. Hall followed with goals at 15:47 and 16:55. CourÂ£ney, who led Curl b two strokes and Nicklaus b one as the final round unfurled shot a closing 72 and finished a 278 for third and $17,750. Julius Boros and Lee Trevin also had closing 68s with Boro taking fourth at 279 and Tr vino fifth at 280. Gary Playe wound up at 282 wit ha par 70 It was somewhat ironic th Curl, a nondesignated playe would win the first of the trovcrsial new "super" tourn ments which require all the b names to compete. incd. Cardcnal, who is swinging the niggling Cubs 1 hottest bat, so took their biggest gamble u n d a y and lost The result was an eighth-in- ng ralJy that produced a 6-5 , Louis Cardinals victory and sweep erf the three-game sees. "I always play shallow," in- sted Cardenal, who moved oser to the plate in right field Tier fleet Bake McBride was ruck by a Bill Bon ham pitch. Bonham had a 2-0 count 01 te switch-hitting Simmons hen Manager Whitey Lock- ian signaled for submarine- yle reliever Horacio Pina. Simmons lined Pina's firs! itch to the right of Cardenal s McBride circled the bases napping a 5*5 tie. ."I didn't want McBride to go o third base on a hit," ex 'lained Cardenal. who earlie: ounded two doubles account ng for three Chicago runs. "You have to be shallow am lope to make a lucky catch,' ie added. "It was a hard hil ^11." "I think he might've caugh : if he'd been playing deeper,' Mmmnns said. "When 1 nit it " hought it would be right a m." The hit, Simmons' third, wa, only the Cardinals' seventl against the hard-luck Bonham Softball Unit Sweeps Twinbil F O R T SMITH -- Th Vashington County Observe ast pitch Softball team swep a non-league doubleheader fron ,wo Fort Smith teams Sunda afternoon at Ben CFerrin Park The Observer defeated the Ace -6 in the first game and the xxk a 9-4 win f r o m Centra Terrace Church of Christ. J. D. Hash went the dislanc the first game scatterin eight hits. (Mis Hash. Charl Smith. Norm Debriyn, Alv Early. Greg Snowden an 3avid Beck ham provided th batting support. Tom Tisdale slammed a tow ering two run homer over til 275 foot sight and D a v i K o s s o v e r circled the bas es for an inside the par h o m e r as Dean Tisdal checked Central Terrace seven hits to become Ih winning pitcher. The Observer, now 4-0 for tl season, will next play in II Fayctteville Industrial Leagi Tuesday evening opposite I City of Fayetteville at 6:00 the City Park. 8, and his mound successor. Earlier, Ihc Cubs starter had slricted them to three hits id an unearned run through innings ards first. ''I guess you em credit for after a f o u r - r u n have to give lite way they ere pounding us earlier." said onham. who also yielded first- ning home runs to McBride nd Joe Torre. "But after the first inning I It like it was easy. They just eemed like they were content sit back on their lead." St, Louis' winning pitcher as Bob Gibson. 3-3, who toiled 1-.1 innings before giving way Alan Hrabosky after Don essingcr's walk in the ninth. Pinch hitter Carmen Fany.one hit a pop fly to third base, but Hrabosky induced B i l l y Williams to foul out and Cardenal to'fly out, ending the game. Gibson, who permitted tight hits during his 240th career victory, walked five and struck out three. "Nothing comes easy for me." conceded the M-year-old righthander, who tied Juan Miirichal as the major leagues' winningcst active piteher. ELECT BILL MURRAY SHERIFF For Washington Co. Paid for by Daryl Price saver service engine tune-up To make your car run better we wilk install new spark plugs, points and condenser Â· set dwell and idle speed Â· adjust timing Â· tighten loose belts ...and your sensible driving habits will help stretch your gas mileage. regularly up to $S150 B.F Goodrich 3rd idle speed Â· adjust 24 weTetneotherguys 125 W. Mountain Fayetteville, Ark. 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