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Thursday, May 23, 1974
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Atlanta Belts Frisco Aaron Gets Protection. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There were a couple of extra men in blue in San Francisco , Atlanta Braves Manager Eddie Ma thews said they gave his club a boost. Besides the traditional men in blue keeping law and order on the four bases, there was a Burns security guard stationed at each end of the Atlanta dugout, insuring the safety of the new crowned king--home run record holder Henry Aaron. "They did a good job today. ;t made a big difference, really lelped us" Mathews said Wednesday after dropped Ihe San I ants 6-2. The two guards ders of Giants o' Stoneham were ai tect Aaron after h the head by an o into the Braves du night. Elsewhere in t League, the Cl downed the New Y the Los Angeles the Braves' rancisco Gi- losted on or- ner Horace ound to pro- was hH on ange hurled out Tuesday i e National cago Cubs rk Mets 9-6; s Dodgers nati Reds 6- P h i l l i e s Cardinals 7-1, the Houston Astros knocked off .he San Diego Padres 5-1. and .he game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Montreal Expos was rained out. Aaron snapped .a 1-1 tie with a run-scoring double that triggered a four - run Atlanta oul- ASTROS 5, PADRES t Milt May liked his first homer as an Astro so much, he did it again. May, an offseason acquisition, slammed his first homer for Houston Tuesday night. then slugged a pinch hit grand- slam homer Wednesday night with two outs in the nouora 01 the n i n t h , giving Ihe Astros their second straight victory after 10 losses in a row. Jerry Morales, who drove in three earlier runs wilh a solo homer and a two-run single. crashed a thre-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, lifting Chicago over New York. Steve Garvey drove in four runs with a double and a single, giving Los Angeles the victory over · Cincinnati and pulling the Dodgers nine games in front of the Reds and Giants in the ML West. Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Thurs., May 23, 1974 · LE, *»KAH»*» Pole Vaulter Suffers Injury an undetermined c o n d i t i o n Wednesday night after being injured while practicing pole- vaulting. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Culdwcll of Ross University at Alpine, was hospitalized here in (AP Wirepholo) SOMEDAY SOON ...Joy Wilkerson, 35, of North Hollywood, California talks to a reporter at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday. Miss Wilkerson is the only woman licensed by NASCAR, and has actively been driving stock cars for the past two years. She predicts a woman will eventually drive in the Indy 500. Joy Wilkerson May Become 1st Woman At In Horton Powers Detroit Past Brewers 6-1 W i l l i e .Horton gave Milwaukee fans mud in their eye Wednesday night because they got beer in his. The Detroit Tigers' slugging eft fielder was the target of some naughty words the previous night when he hit two home runs. Wednesday night he was showered twice with beer after hitting a two-run homer that powered the Tigers to a 6-4 decision over the Brewers. Elsewhere in the American League, the Baltimore Orioles edged the Clevland Indians 1-0 in 12 innings, the Boston Red Sox extended their Fenway Park hex over the New York Yankees 6-3, the Oakland -A's downed the Minnesota Twins 74, the California Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 and the Chicago White Sox split a doubleheader with the Texas Rangers, winning the opener 62 and dropping the nightcap 8-2, H o r t o n ' s seventh-inning homer, his llth of the season, came off rookie Bill Travcrs and landed in the left field bleachers where, he said, t h e fans had cursed him a night earlier. ANGELS 6, ROYALS 1 Frank Robinson and Joe La- hourt bit home runs and a controversy over a call on a rundown paved the way for three first-inning runs as California's Bill Singer's pitched a five-hit- John Van Reenen Could Be Best Discus Performer In History MR. QUICK Weekend Special Friday - Saturday - Sunday LOS ANGELES (AP) -- John Van Reenen may be history's greatest discus thrower. Only two things are wrong: He hasn't done much to deserve that title and being from South Africa, he's generally forgotten tthen track buffs discuss the event. "I'm sort, of isolated down here." said the huge veteran of the event. "There's nor^much competition and I don't throw enough. So naturally, it's lough to remember what to do." Van Reenen is perhaps the largest world-class track and College Club ! Series With Ha HARRJSON -- College Club and Harrison split an American Legion Baseball doubleheader Wednesday night, with the Dairymen t a k i n g the First game 14-8 and dropping the scconc 2-1. The first game was a sche- field athlete competing today. f He stands 6 feet 7 arid weighs \ 285 pounds. There's almost no :racc of fat and his size 16 c hands are so massive they i dwarf the nine-inch platter he throws so well. Van Reenen is the world's 1 leading thrower this year, achieving 223 feet 3 inches at Port Elizabeth, South Africa, last month. A resident of Stel- Icnbosch, a suburb of Capetown, he is in Los Angeles for three weeks to train with Dick Tomlinson. the coaci; at El Camino Junior College and the man Van Reenen says is the iplits Legion rrison Entry For the Fayetleville team, Shelhy Sizemoi'Q had four hits in live trips and drove in three runs. Clark Lcwjs had two hits in five tries and Larry Atha went two Tor-three. In the nightcap. College Club ran up against Bill Foberly, a ; INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Old - Gasoline Alley might as well ; get used to the smell of per- · fume, insists Joy Wilkerson-' the brickyard of the Ini dianapolis 500 is the next bas" tion to be stormed by the lady * libbers. ·· "Girls a r c playing Little .' League baseball, women are ', riding horses in the big races, C why shouldn't they be driving i these machines just like the ; men?" the 35-year-old house- wife and race driver from North Hollywood, today. Calif., said tcr. Robinson's homer in the fifth "All we women need now is '· experience, but sponsors al- ;· ready sec the way that the gals ·" will be jockeying the formula '. cars in Indianapolis and similar '' races." *- Joy. blonde, curvy and con- J; troversial, leads a double life. "- As Mrs. Anthony Cardo/a, '· she is the wife of a Hollywood '- producer and overseer of three Z children by previous mar-' ; riages. As Joy Wilkerson, she ·; hosts a talk show on cable tele- ·· vision on the West Coast and ·' races automobiles at every op- ·· port unity. C "I've been racing two years. ; I am the first woman to be -; allowed in the pits. I am the · only one to gel a NASCAR li-" cense, and I've had the laws -· changed," .Toy said during a · break in final rehearsals for : Sunday's 600. ;' "My husband calls me the : trail blazer--he thinks I could · be the first woman to crash -; Indy. but I figure I may be too · Joy was invited to this grand,"- daddy of automobile events by ·" the head man, Tony Hulman. ' In her red fire-resistant suit and green hot pants, she has been a striking participant in all track activities--except the race itself; ..She started racing in Powder Puff Derbies but soon tired of this dilettante for women--only stuff and struck out on her own. J.C. Agajanian gave her her irst chance to race against nen. "In the last two years, I've raced everything except the big formula cars," she said. "I've raced midgets, stock cars and dune buggies and I've been t a k - ing lessons at the Bob Bondurant School in California for the formula cars. "Most of the time. I'm the only woman in a race. Three weeks ago at T e r r e Haute City Softball Play Continues In men's Softball action al Ashell Park Tuesday night University B a p t i s t Church edged Georgetown 12-11, Palace Drug clipped Fnyettcville Slrce Department 10-9 and Mister Burger downed tlie Police Department 13-5. Walter Cox was the wmne for Universitiy Baptist am Wayne Dodson the loser fo Georgetown. For the Baptists Ron Knight hit two home runs ·cored three times and drov in five runs. Don Swager hac three RBIs and Mike Jacksor scored three runs. . ' Al Reeves got the win fo Palace Drug while Dou Williford took the loss for FSD Wayne Sabfoe drove in three runs for Palace and three team mates scored twice each Mickey Ransom, I.yle Shield a n d Richard Creerman Williford and Gene Fills eac had two RBIs for FSD. a Ralph Skelton scored th "h?" the third game, Ro Wifcim was the winner and Bu Dennis ttic loser. For Miste Burger Steve Leichner drov in three runs and Dor Bohannon scored (our. Lament : Bryant plated three runner* Jor · ft* PoUc* Department. nd.) 'hnny I finished Parsons, second Jr., in to SAC-sanctioncd race. I don't v e Powde r PH ff Derbies a ny ore. It's like the roller derby. he girls just like to bend fend- ·s and work out their Frustra- :ns.'* Joy said that contrary to pop- ar belief, women are as good rivers as men. ''They just on't get st a rt ed i n racing oon enough," she added. "Girls ill have to start racing jalopies t 15 and work their way to ie big ones. They have to be ponsored." was the StiOth of his career and raised his total or extra base hits to 1,132 tying Tris Speaker for seventh place on the all- time list ORIOLES 1, INDIANS 0 P a u'l Blair's run-scoring single after Boog Powell's double and an intentional walk to Brooks Rohinson drove in .he game's only run while Ross Grimsley blanked Cleveland on eight hits. A's 7, TWINS 4 Reggie Jackson drove in five runs .with his 13th homer, a double and a single and Joe Rudi socked a tie-breaking Iwo ·un triple in the ninth inning. RED SOX 6, YANKEES 3 Cecil Cooper and Bernie Carno drove in fifth inning runs as cons cutive hthhMM M Mg the Red Sox posted Iheir eighth consecutive home victory over the Yankees. Boston has won 17 of 18 Femvav meetings w i t h New York since August 1972. WHITE SOX 6-2, RANGERS 2-8 Texas' Jeff Burroughs, who ,eads the majors with 45 runs batted in and who homered in the opener, belted a two - run triple in a three - run third inning and Ferguson Jenkins struck out 10 batters in the nighlcap for his seventh victory. duled five inning contest, but Harrison rallied from an 8-5 deficit with two out in the bottom of the f i f t h to force an extra frame. College Club exploded for six runs oti live hits in the sixth to put the game away. Brian Holt started the game for College Club, bill Lawsor Osburn picked up Hie victory for his one and one-third nings of scoreless relief. Big Name Pros In Georgia Open ATLANTA (AP) -- Dofentiinr champion DeVVitt Weaver, 197 Masters champion Tommy Ail ron and Larry Hinsion he;| ! "llic field in the $26,000 Georgia Pro fessional Golf Association tour nament starting today th Brookficld West Country Club. The three players dropped of the pro golf tour to competi here, skipping the Mcmphi Open. First pri/e will be word $5.000. Tiie 72-hole event ends Sun day at the 6,850-yard, par- 7 course. Weaver has won ill crown two straight years am Aaron won the tournament ii 1955, 1958 and 1960, all as a; amateur larrison from Memphis. "He's : incst technical coach in I world. "I'm trying to get it together," he says, "and perhaps get in a few good throws." His next U.S. meet this lime around will be Saturday at the California Relays in Modesto. A graduate of Washington State University, Van Hecncn has surpassed the world record of 224-5 a number of times in practice "but f don't like talking about those because they don't count. Right now I just want tn do some more weight training and get my technique back to where it was in 1H72 and then 1 think I can really rip it." Van Reenen, 27, was one of the world's finest discus throwers in 1972, rated fourth on the basis of his consistency. He. ha a best of 215-10 and says. "I Ihink I could have won the Olympic gold medal because il was very calm. 112 wind at and I'm a good nonwind thrower." High winds are often advantageous for discus throwers if they can get their four-pound, six-ounce plntier up into the gale to carry it. The problem with 1972 was (hat Van Reenen's nation was banned from the Olympic because of its apartycid racial o u g h , said Fayetleville HAM CHEESE SANDWICHES FOR Coach Dick Harris. "He's better ban anyone we've seen around icre." Foberty struck out 10 and was sc or cd on only whe n Ran dy Porier reached on an error in he third inning and came home on a double by Shelby Sixc- more. The Harrison hurler got all the runs he needed in the jottom or the third when with \vo out, Kevin McCorkindale Blasted a two run homer. Ttiat blow came off Osburn, who stiirtcd and Finished the second game after his relief slint in the opener, "The home run pitch was the only mistake lie made," said Harris, Osbui'n, 2-1, struck out nine in the uight- cap. College Club, now 2-2 for the year, will open its conference season next Wednesday at Springdale. policies. It was a terribly rlcpi cssing year For Van Reenen, and the International Olympic Committee still hasn't made up its mind about the 197(3 Games in Montreal. "Personally, I'm pessimistic for '7fi, 11 said. Die gmnt with a sad face. "The people in South Africa arc trying very hard to integrate and r th'ink they're getting the credit they deserve, They've got the ball rolling and they're really bending over backwards to gain international status attain. "Bui I'm not concerned thai much about the Olympics. AH I want to dp is throw a good one, gain some confidence and pcr- liaps gel the world record. Then at least in my mind I w i l l know 1 could have won some medals." Beaver Level Beaver Lake level stood Thursday at 1122.70 feet above sea level, down .H from Wednesday. ' Engineers reported t h a t the generators are not being used. Chicago's Jerry Hariston pinch hit an RBI single that ignited a tie-breaking four-run seventh inning in the opener to give Wilbur W o o d s his fifth straight triumph. Family Night at Casa Taco OAK PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER Any Dinner on our menu at regular price. Second one Half Price or Free Child's Plate. Thurs. thru Sun. Nite ENJOY OUR DELICIOUS BUFFET Both Noon and Evening Bring the family! Child's Plate Only $1.35. We have three private dining rooms that will accommodate up to 350 people. Buffet Noon and Evening 3 FISH $ 1 25 SANDWICHES Friday Only MR. QUICK 1525 South School Fayetteville J " - ifrione 442-9333 Goodbye ·B · · · U RLG U 5 PAT. OFF. Carl AM IE STONE For Reservations 443-4323 SavQOoOhyelotheeameold ho-hum meals. Get Kentucky Fried Chicken and lixin's and start your family laughing, smiling, and-having a good lime together HIGHWAY 71 NORTH 443-4323 U, MONTH OF MAY SPECIAL 1.00 off Buy 12-Pc. Bucket or 21-Pc. Barrel Don Carr's offer Good At Any of K«nt«dcy fried ^ku TM ~ M.uLt.Mt.01*. * ' carnnim m* ^^ M MM» mmm 514 North College 2768 North College Foyetteyille Siloam Springs -- BentonviHe "The Colonel Will Cater" Have a barrel of fun. //

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