Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 21, 1974 · Page 10
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 21, 1974
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10 Northwest Arkonwu TIMES, Tucv, May 21, 1974 F A Y E T T L V l L L t , A R K A N S A S Casii Takes Early Shower As Tigers Fall To Brewers; A's Top Twins Br THE ASSOCIATED PRKSSi Norm Cash lost his glove, an argument anrt a ballgnine all in one sliol Monday night. Incensed over a "lair" call on Dave May's double down the : rifhl field line in the eighth inning, the Detroit Tigers' first baseman threw down his glove in disgust and let umpire Bill Knnket have it. It did the Tigers no RoocJ. through--they dropped a C-4 rtc cision to the Milwaukee Brewers. "I don't usually How my coo! out there, but this was too much." said Cash. "That ball was foul by six or eight inches. · Kunkel was tno close to the lay. H skipped behind him bc- ore lie coulri turn around." May's hit drove in the Brew- rs' w i n n i n g runs--and it was air, insisted Kunkcl. Cash's temper d i s p l a y got lim an e a r l y shower. Kunkel hrow him out. In Uie only other American -eague game Monday night. ,he Oakland A's trimmed the Minnesota Twins 5-4. Charlie Moore opened the brewers* winning rally in the eighth w i t h a walk ami moved o second on a bouncer. Pedro G a r c i a was intentionally walked and Tim Johnson ; let] to load the bases. May then delivered his two- run doable off Tiger reliever John Ililler, 5-3. and Cash delivered his heated words to Run- kcl. A's 5, TWINS 0 Hot-hitting Angel M a n g u a l slugged a nm'-scnring triple and added two singles, then Oakland held off a late Minnesota rally to beat the Twins. The. A's led 5-0 at one point, but Minnesota scored a run in the seventh on a single by Jerry Terrell and a trinic by Harmon Killchrcw. The Twins scored three more in the ninth on RBI hits by Rod Carew, Killcbrcw and Bobby Darwin before reliever Daroid Knowles shut the door. Unifas Unhappy With Attitude In Pro Football SAN DIEGO (AP) -- John Unitas. preparing for his 201] anri possibly his last season o professional football, says in attitude of pre sent -day players discourages him. "The game is a lot different than it was five or six years ago and it gets to where you don't know which end is up, what the hell their thinking is," the 41-year-old veteran National Football League quarterback said in a telephone interview Monday. "The guys just don't have the 1 dedication I would like them to have. You c a n ' t get them to do the (hings they should be doing." said Unitas. "They don't seem to care whether they p ] a y football or not as long as they make the team and get their checks." Unitas said he wasn't only talking about his San Diego Charger teammates. "It's the general a t t i t u d t in the league, and that's the t h i n g that irks me more than anything else," he said. Unitas, the NFL's all-time leading passer, came to the Chargers from Baltimore last year and signed a two - year contract for more than $200,000 a season. Rut he spent the second half of the season on the bench because of a shoulder injury and the last-place team's decision to go with younger players. lie said he's ready to play for new Coach Tommy Prothro" this year, but wasn't markedly optimistic about the Chargers' chances. "I don't have the slightest idea whether the team will be i m p r o v e d , " Unilas said' 'They'll be putting in a whole new system . . . They've got to be thinking three, four or five years ahead, rather than worrying about this year. "I really dont't know whal they're expecting. The only thing I can tell them is that I'll come to camp in shape and whatever they want me to clo after that is entirely up to them." Ali To Take Foreman Seriously LOUISVILLE AP) -- Mu- h a m m a d Ali says he'll work out for 3V4 months at his Deer Lake. Pa., t r a i n i n g camp before going to the A f r i c a n nation of Zaire to fight George Foreman. "This is serious." the 32-year- old Ali says of his e f f o r t to win back the world heavyweight boxing championship. "No more playing around." Ali spoke Monday night at a uilding fund dinner for the 'WCA in Louisville. Before the Shreveport Tops Arkansas LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- A single by Dwayne Espy brough in two runs as the Shrevepor Captains defeated the Arkansa: Travelers 4-11 in a Texa League baseball game here Monday night. The Captains took advantag of some wild pitching by Ar kansas pitcher Doug Capilla ti grab an early -J-0 lead. S h r e v e p o r t scored a unearned run in the first in ning. With two out in the sec ond. Capilla walked tw straight batters and hot scored on a single by Espy. Bill Walton To Undergo Knee Surgery PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -UCLA's Bill Walton, newest member of the Portland Trail ilazers, will undergo knee sur- ;ory probably w i t h i n two vee'ks. the National Basketball \ssociation team announced Monday. Walton, the S-fool-ll All- America center, has signed ive year contract w i t h Port and" for an estimated $2.5 mil ion. He will lie (he club's No. 1 pick in the collegiate draft Maj A club spokesman said Wai ton returned to Portland l a s t week .for further tests request ed by Dr. Frank B. Smith, the blazers' team physician. The operation should be rela lively simple and the recovery Teriod short. Smith said. Walton had been backpacking in the mountains in California imd hadn't been expected back in Portland until the start o .he Blazers' rookie camp June Smith said Walton has a ioosi piece of cartilage in the l e f t e. He said no-loose cartilage exists in Walton's right knee although be has been bolheret by tendonitis in the latter. Smith said removal of th cartilage is a "short, technical ]y simple surgical procedure requiring only a small cisional opening." The operation will be per formed soon, club officials said so that Walton can spend hi slimmer as planned and wil have time to get himself in to; physical condition for the 197-" 75 season. Because of the surgery, th Blazers' four-day rookie cam has been canceled, club off cials said. Another c a m p wi be held in late summer or earl; fall before the regular pre season camp. The World's Best Nmiber me lennis seed John Newcombe, stretches In re- tin · shot to Toronto Royals' T»» Oklier dnrtaf * match ii Toronto M»«Uy. New- combe lost the match and hi team, (he Houston EZ Riders lost overall 24-21 to the Kay als in World Team Tennis ac lion. (AP Wirepholo) nner he indicated he's not jrricd about the match with ·reman. l l got my reputation hy ing the impossible. It gets ring when the fights get too sy," he said. "That's what I about this one with Fore- LA's Jimmy Wynn Off To Best Start By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Dodgers' "Toy Cannon" isn't shooting Wanks this year. Jimmy Wynn, admitting to "the best s t a r t I've ever hat!.' continued to live up fo his nick name Monday night--just as he's been doing since the baseball season hegan. Wynn blasted two more home runs and drove in four more runs to spark the 5-3 Los Angeles victory over the Cincinnati Reds, raising his major league- leading homer total to 14. The runs batted in boosted his tola! to 41 -tying him with Jeff Burroughs of the Texas Rangers tor the major-league lead. In other National League games, the Chicago Cubs edged the Now York Mets 2-!i the Montreal Expos trimmed the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2i the San Diego Padres clipped the llous ton Astros 8-6, and the Phila delphia Phillies downed the St Louis Cardinals 2-1. COBS 2, METS 1 Burl Hooton pitched a four hitler and Billy Williams drove in both Chicago r u n s with a sixth-inning single to lead the Cubs past the Mets. EXPOS 4, PIRATES Z Bob Bailey scored two runs (AP Wircphota) an. 'The way he's knocking out st two rounds oreman. oplc -- Joe Fra/.ier and Ken irton. both of them who gave (rouble--lie's racked tticin real easy. "He's supposed to be too rong for me." Ali added, "too cat for inc. I'm supposed to with George Ali talked with many people home town crowd and ggeu 1 Penelope Fisher, who light him seventh-grade Engh at Russell Junior High. Mrs. Fisher said when Ali, en Cassius Clay, was in her ass all he did was "punch, inch, punch .. . "I'd be talking about verbs id adjectives and he'd be inching." she said. "That was I that was on his mind. "He didn't like books." dded. "He liked to talk." and drove in another to pace the Montreal triumph over Pittsburgh. Starter Mike Torres got relief help from Chuck Taylor, but picked up his first victory over the Pirates since Sept. 10. 1972. Willie Stargell singled jn both of Pittsburgh's runs in the eighth inning. The other Montreal ru nscored on a wild pitch by Jim Rooker. PADRES 8, ASTROS fi Willie McCovoy drove in four runs with three hits, helping San Diego hand Houston its 10th consecutive loss. Houston sped to a 4-0 lead in the second inning, but the Padres came back and pulled ahead 6-S on McCovey's three- run double in the f o u r t h . The Astros tied it on Cliff Johnson's two-run homer, but Fred Kendall broke the deadlock with a added insurance in the eighth. UMPIRE DOWN BUT NOT OUT Don Kessinger, left, of the Chicago Cubs and Jerry Grote, New Yorfc Mets' catcher, assist umpire Bruce Froeming after Froeming was hit in the throat by a baseball foul tipped off Kessinger's bat in the third inning of a game played at New York's Shea Stadium. Froeming's injury was minor and he was able to continue. In NBA Expansion Draft Meminger Crabbed Early ATLANTA (AP) -- Coach Cotton Fitzsimmons says the Atlanta Hawks chose Dean Meminger and Hob K a u f f m a n from the National Basketball Association expansion draft because they "can help us-or help some other team." "It was important to get two players from the expansion who are marketable," Fitzsimmons said after the draft Monday. "That's not to say we are taking them just to trade them. But the players we have she Pepitone Rips Japanese Team; Officials Angry TOKYO (AP) -- An official of le Tokyo Yakilt Atoms' base all club "flushed with anger uesday when told that ex-ma- )r leaguer Joe Pepitone had censed the club of Forcing him play despite an ankle injury ·hen he was in Japan. Yoshio Tokunaga, general .lanager of the Yakult club aid, "Don't remind us oE that uy. His story is not even ·orth a comment," P R p i t c n e, who formerly laycd with the New York Yan- ees and the Chicago Cubs, aid he had a two-year contract t $70,000 dollars a year with \c Yakult ball team. Tokunaga said Pepitone "dis- ppeartd" after playing 14 ames for the YakuHs. The first bnseman-OLitfielder 'as released after he failed to oin the workouts of the club in pring training camp, the Japa- ese official said. Pepitone wrote about his apanese experiences for the ~GW York Times in which he aid bis Japanese manager or- lered him to play despite his inkle trouble, and that he was iharged $2,000 dollars a month or a two-bedroom apartment hat had doors "only four feet ive inches high." Tokunaga said, "Everybody n Japan knows it's a flat lie. l\s apartment doors were six cet high as are most of the ther Japanese apartments. The club paid his rent. We took n'm to a top-notch doctor who issured us nothing was wrong vith his ankle." Larry Black To Miss NAIA National Meet DURHAM, N.C. (AP) ....... Larry Black, an Olympic silver Central who h a s been plagued with a strained leg muscle, will miss the Na d leg tional don't do the things we are look ing for, then we have other directions we can take." The Hawks are loaded with players as a result of the deal which sent "Pistol" Pete Maravich to the new franchise in New Orleans: Atlanta will get six players over three-years. The first installment was Meminger and K a u f f m a n , chosen by the Hawks from the players made available to New Orleans by the 16 other established NBA teams. As part oi the deal, Atlanta was allowed to require New Orleans to take aging and highly paid center Walt Bellamy off its roster. Association of Intercollegiate Athletics championships this weekend. C e n t r a l Coach Dr. Leroy Walker s a i d Monday he will scratch Black from the sprints and two relay teams he anchored. Black was the silver medalist at 200 meters in Munch in 1972. WHA Signs Coach DETROIT -- Johnny Wilson, former National Hockey League coach with t h e Detroit Red Wings, was signed to coach the Michigan Stags of the World Hockey Association after a cash and player consideration settlement with the WHA's in- dianapolis .reviously Racers, who had signeci Wilson to a two first-round, riraf choices in this year's college Orleans own 14 draft-including New pick--the Hawks will players before the second rounc of that draft next week. Tha includes 10 players from year's roster, Meminger Kauffman and the two round picks. Each NBA las anc first team can carry only 12 players dur ing the season. Meminger was pleased at the Covs Sign Chones CLEVELAND - The Cleve land Cavaliers of the Nationji Basketball Association ar nounced the signing of cente Jim Chones of the Carolin Cougars in the American Bas kctball Association in a swa that involved a draft rights lea with the NBA's Los Angeles La ews that he would be coming i Atlanta after three seasons ·ith the New York Knicks. "I consider it a compliment hat Atlanta took me as the No. guard in the expansion Bobby Mitchell Leads US Open Golf Qualifiers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bobby Mitchell, fresh from ast week's Colonial Golf Tour- ament, and Howie Johnson, ormer Professional Golf Assq- ·iation tour regular. led quali- iers all over the nation Monday into the regional qualifying round for the U.S. Open. Qualifiers from the regional ournaments gain spots in the J.S. Open which will he held at iVinged Foot County Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. June 13 IB. Mitchell shot a one-under-par 2 in the morning round, but equalled the course record in the. 1 afternoon by carding a six unrler-par 65. Mitchell's 137 headed a list of 11 golfers who qualified at the Alamanaci Country Club course in Bur lington. N.C. Johnson, who recently left the pro tour for a position as country club professional, was the third qualifier in Green wich, Conn. He fashioned rounds of 75 and 74. Tom Joyce fired the low round and header! a group of 1 golfers qualifying from the Greenwich area. Doug Fon Jr., who had to win a playoff t gain the final qualifying spot, i. the son of Doug Ford, forme Masters and PGA champion Along with the U.S. Open am British Open, the Masters an PGA complete golf's "Bi Four." In Huntinglon, W. Va., Pet Byer fired a five-tinder-par 13 nt Guyan Golf and Countr Club to lead a group of fou qualifiers. aft," Meminger soid in a ephone interview from his York apartment. "I feel th Pete Maravich gone, now ey need a guard who can be playmaker and floor leader. I st hope I can come down ere and help win a few more mes." Knicks' Coach Red Holzman id: "He did a lot of things for us. e had to protect ourselves e best we could. I think it's a edit to him that he was the first guard chosen. I think he's heckuva player. We're going to miss him." K a u f f m a n could not be reached for comment. Meminger, who played college ball at Marquetle. is a speedy playmaker who had his best scoring season last year, averaging 8.3 points a game. Kauffman. a six-year veteran from Guillord College, baa played both center and forward in his tours with Seattle, Chicago and Buffalo. ELECT BILL MURRAY SHERIFF of Washington County At regular and specified times I will make myself available in every major community in Washington County to discuss with the citizens, any problems the community may have. Paid for by Citizens for Murray Committee Melvin Palmer, Chairman, Greenland, Ark. Bonavena To Meet Middleton ANDOVER. Md. CAP) -- 'rom the time he was a little by and wore a boxing costume o the JInrdi Gras celebration n Buenos Aires. Oscar Bona- vena has dreamed of becoming he' heavyweight champion. Time and opportunities seem :o be running out for the 31- vear-o-d Argentine, who fights onight in a I2-round Ixmt at ,he Capital Centre. Bonavena is isted N'o. 7 among the heavyweights, a step ahead of M i d - dleton. 32. ENJOY! America's defenses must never become second rate! Date Bumpers believes that the people of Arkansas would prefer that America's national defense establishment be second to nopa-o»nn with the thaw in the cold war. He would work to see that our national defense badge* isaifcCM*fttornain- tain our position of eminence in the world but the tat and excessm tt» budget is removed. At the same time, to prevent m ever-increasing and costly escalation o» armament he would work to promote a cwtual reduction of arms among all nations of the world. Etect Date Bumpers your Senator, He ·· felen aKhKxk~ of Arkansas. KING EDWJ .one or a handful FOR YOUR US. SENATOR DALE BUMPERS

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