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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 8

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Nofthwnt Ariumm TIMES, Mon., May 20, 1974 «Y«TT«VILL«. Podr»s Slip Past San Francisco McCovey Axes Grand Slam Willie McCovey has tied H«nk Aaron's record. No, not THAT record. Th« other one. . Still 30S short of Aaron's career record of 721 horn* runs. McCovey pulled even with At- lanta't superstar Sunday in the category of career grand slams. McCovey's 15th hases-loaded homer came in the midst o( the San Diego Padres' 10-7, 12-in- ninj victory over San Fran Cisco in the second game of a doubleheader. The Giants won the opener, 8-2. The home run gave the Padr ts a temporary 5-3 lead in the fifth inning before a myriad of turns and twists finally settled the four-hour, 19-minute affair. In Sunday's olher National League games. Ihe Cincinnati Reds bombed the Houston Astros 7-1: the Atlanta Braves turned back Ihe Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2; the St. Louis Cardinals nipped the Chicago Cubs G-5; the Montreal Kxpos look a doubleheader from the New York Mcts, 7-4 and 5-0 and the Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates split a pair. The Phillies won (he first jiamr 3-2 «nd the Pirates took the second. 2-1. Reds 7. Astros 1 Don Gullett pitched a five-hit ter and Cincinnati used a three- rim first inning to hand faltering Houston its ninth straight loss. Hank Aaron and Dave Johnson singled home runs in three-run first inning and Bu/./, :apra made them stand up with a fivc-hlller in Atlanta's victor yover Los Angeles. EXPOS 7-5, METS 44 Ken Singleton's tie-breaking double in the fifth inning cap pcd a rally that lifted Montreal over New York in the first game of Iheir douhleheader Emic McAnally hurled a four- hitler to give Montreal its second-game victory. PHILLIKS 3-1, PIRATES 2-2 Larry Bowa's two-nm double in the eighth inning rallied Philadielphia to victory in the opener, while Jerry Reuss pitched a six-hitler and Willie Slargell doubled home the winning run for Pittsburgh in the nightcap. HHWBN8H League Leaders By The Associ»t«l Press Natioiul Ififut BATTING (90 at bats)-- R.Smith, StL, .3»7; Garr, All, J65, RUNS-Bonds, SF. 37; Brock, StL, 33. RUNS BATTTED IN--Wynn, LA, 37; Cedeno, Htn, 34. H I T S--G a r r , All, 65: R.Smith, StL. 54. DOUBLES-Rosc. Cin, 12; Concepcion, Cin, 12; Garvey, LA, 12: Cedeno, Htn, 11; Mad dox, SF. 11. TRIPLES-A.Oliver. Pgh. 4; Garr. All, ·); Russell. LA, 4: Bonds, SF, 4; 5 Tied With 3. HOME RUNS--Wynn LA, 12; Staub, NY, 8; Aaron. All, 8: Bench, Cin, 8; T.Perez, Cin, 8: Cedeno, Htn, 8; Garvey LA 8. STOLEN BASES--Brock StL, 27; Cedeno, Htn. 22. PITCHING (4 Decisions)-- Messrsmth. LA. 40. 1.000. 2.11 Sosa, SF, 40, 1.000. 2.28. STRIKEOUTS--Seaver, NY 7 5 ; Koosman NY, 58- P.Niekro. All. 58. IN-Bu R.Jackson American League BATTING (90 at bats) -Carew. Min. .409; R.Jackson Oak. .395; McRae, KC. .377. RUNS--Campaneris, Oak. 28; Mayberry, KC. 26; R.Jackson Oak, 26.' RUNS BATTED roughs, Tex. 41; Oak. 30. H I T S--Carew. A.Johnson. Tex, 50. DOUBLES Rudi. Burroughs, Tex. 12. TRIPLES--R.White, NY. 4 Garcia. Mil. 3; Valentine, Ca 3; Rivers, Cal 3; Otis, KC, 3 Campaneris, Oak. 3. H O M E RUNS-G.Nettleb NY, II; R.Jackson, Oak, 11 Brings. Mil, 9; Burroughs, Tex 9. STOLEN BASES--Patek. KC 15; North. Oak. H Min, Oak. Philly No Longer A Joke; Flyers Surprise Their Coach By Winning Stanley Cup PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- 'hiladelphia has ceased lo be a ad sports joke. The implau- ible Philadelphia Flyers are Champions of the National lockey league, owners of the liggest pme in hockey--the Stanley Cup. The Flyers, only seven years Id, became the first expansion earn to win the storied Clip, nrl their amazing drive to the ille surprised even their coach. 'hey completed the job Sunday with a 1-0 victory over the mighty Boston Bruins. "If someone asked me at the beginning of (he season, if I bought this team would win he Stanley Cup. I'd have said hey were crazy." said weary ~lycrs Coach Fred Shero. "1 wasn't even thinking of firsl place. I didn't think this team would work this hard." The tough, young Flyers closed oul the Bruins on national television, 4-2, in tlie besl-of- sevcn game series. Riek MacL eish tipped in the only goal ol he game at 14:48 of the first period off a drive from jusl in side the blue line by A n d r e Du- )ont. I have been around a long time." said Shero, "long enough lo know that Ibis is .earn that may never be dupli rated. They gave you all you asked for, and if you- wantet more they came up with it." Shero was trying to say tha Ihe Flyers don't have Ihe lalen of Ihe New York Rangers, wh they eliminated 4-3 in the sem finals, and aren't in a clas personnel-wise with Bostot They won because they wer the hungriest team in the plaj offs. The Flyers are Philadelphia' firsl major champion since th Philadelphia TSers won the Na linnal Basketball Associalin tiarnpionship in 1966-67. Before tat, the Philadelphia Eagles the National Footbal ,caguc crown in I960 and the hiladelphia Phillies won the National League baseball pen- ant in 1950. The city saluted he Flyers today in a parade owntown. Philadelphia reached the ilayoffs by winning the NHL's College Club Opens Season With A Split College Club opened American Legion baseball season here Sunday afternoon b; splitting a doubleheader with Harrison. The Dairymen won the first game 7-1 and lost the nightcap 10-8. Lawson Oshurn went the dis tance in the first game,, striking out seven and allowing just Foil "nts and four walks, "He pit ched a good ball game for Eh first time out," said Coach Dicl Harris. "He only gave up tw hits after the first inning, an he would have had a sbulou if he hadn't cul off a thro\ to the plate from (he outfield." Osburn got all the support h needed in the first inning whe R ick K a rn ba ch d rove i n 111 re runs with a double and Clar Lewis plated two more wit another double. Shelby Size more triplet! in the secon inning and scored the sixth on a passed ball. College Clu scored again in the fifth on ha hits by Larry At ha and Mar Prengcr. In the second game. Bria Holt was reached for five rur in three and two thirds inning: and Rob Stephens was louche for five more the rust of th way, Harrison led only through four innings, but Vest ver ilack Division championship the runnertip Hawks, then Chicago sweeping he Atlanta Flames in'the quar erfinals of Ihe playoffs, beat ng the Rangers in the semi- inals, and ousting Boston, 'hey were the third learn eag'ue history lo win as many 50 games during the single regular season. Shero said Ihe key to the Bns on series was the Flyers' abili y to contain the Bruins' sensa- ional Bobby Orr. "I kept telling them lo givei .he puck lo him (Orr) and lei lirn skale with il every chance vou gel." Shero explained. "I didn't mention his name but hey knew who I meant. In fact didn't mention either Orr or Phil) Esposilo." The strategy was lo tire Orr, make him work. Actually. Ihe story o! the Flyers' playoff success could be summed in two words--home ice. Philadelphia won all its home games, Uvn against At l a n t a , four with New York and three against Boston. plotted for five runs on six Ihe fiflh. "We played a of younger kids in the sccon game, anil they made sever misplays in lhal inning," Harris. But College Club took ad van age of two errors and a ba lo score three runs in the fift and loaded the bases wilh nor out in the sixth. "We had good chance there, hut just g one run out of it," noted Ilarr: Neither team scored in tl seventh and the score remaim 10-8. The FayeUeville learn scor a run in the second on a sing by Larry Atha and a doub by Prenger, and added two the third on a double by Si? more and two errors. In fourth. Gary Atha lived on error and scored on a sink by Lewis. College Club will play Harrison Wednesday night, a at Springdalc the follow: Wednesday in its first eonfe ence game. The Dairymer next home dale is a June doubleheader against We City. Mo. Just Missed Oakland's Ilillv North Elites l a B by C'hinnpn While Sox right, d i n i n g a first I n n i n g Oakland won 8-3. (AP Wire- salely under ' a n attempted lirst baseman Tony Muscr, pick-off attempt at lirsl base. photo) _ Rookie Camps To Begin Franchise Goes Player Shopping NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The skeleton New Orleans franchise of the National Basketball Association puts on flesh today, naming the 15 players it picked in the league's expansion divifi. Kacli of Ihe 17 established teams in the league froze seven players it wanted to keep, then made the rest available to New Orleans. Those not chosen return to their teams without bring identified. Bill Bcrlka. vice president Yarbrough Wins 500 DOVER. Del. Cale Yar- horough. in a Chevrolet, took the lead over a creeping Rich ard Petty, who blow an engine wilh two laps lo go and cap Uirctl the Mason-Dixon 5(10 Grand .National Slock Car Race. charge of basketball operations, las been mulling the list for l o u r days. For the young players chosen in today's draft, the off-season ends .liine 10 with Ihe beginning of ttie California Professional League. "We'll send rookies atid second year men who haven't played. They'll play two three games a week under NBA officials," Reilka said. "One of the shortcomings ol NBA basketball is thai first a n second year men don't gel ;; chancre to improve theii ELECT BILL MURRAY S H E R I F F For Washington Co. Paid for hy Daryl Price game," he explained. Bcrtka said the club will also liold four or five tryovil camp? lollovving the close of Ihe sum mcr league Aug. lf. "If we came u p with OIK player from these camps. "I be lime and money wel spent," he said. Call Williams Co. for "CANCER CARE" Insurance Earl N. William! Eugene J. Williams 521-OTJ 442.2021 521-MM Pitcher Optioned HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houson Astros announced Sunday hal relief pilcher Mike Nagy las Ireen nplioncd lo Denver of he American Association. 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