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May 29, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 15

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Professional Baseball National East W L Pet. ui Philaderphia 25 21 .541 Montreal 20 18 .526 1 St. Louis 23 21 .523 1 New York 20 26 .435 5 Chicago 17 23 .425 5 Pittsburgh 16 26 .381 7 West Los Angeles 34 14 .708 -Cincinnati 25 19 .568 7 Atlanta 25 22 .532 8' San Fran 25 24 .510 9' Houston 24 24 .500 9' San Diego 18 34 .346 18 , TUESDAY'S GAMES Atlanta 2, Philadelphia 1, 10 innings Cincinnati 7, New York 2 Houston 8, Montreal 4 Los Angeles 11, St. Louis 5 Only games scheduled Houston (Wilson 1-3) at Montreal (Torrez 4-4), N San Diego (Greif 2 8 ) at Pittsburgh (Reuss 3-3), N San Francisco (D'Acquisto 25) at Chicago (Reuschel 3-3) Philadelphia (Carlton 6-3) at Atlanta (Morton 6-4), N Los Angtles (John 7-1) at St. Louis (Siebert 4-3), N New York (Matlack 5-2) at Cincinnati (Gullett 53), N GR Vi 3 3 i/S 4 American League East W L Pet. Boston 25 20 .556 .Milwaukee 23 19 .548 Cleveland 22 23 .489 Baltimore 21 23 .477 New York 23 26 .469 West Oakland 25 21 .543 Kansas C. 24 21 .533 Chicago 21 21 .500 Texas 22 24 .578 California 22 25 .468 Minnesota 18 23 .439 TUESDAY'S GAMES Boston 9, Minnesota 5 New York 3, Chicago 2 ,10 innings Kansas City 9, Baytimore 5, 11 innings Cleveland 8, Texas 0 Milwaukee 6, California 2 Detroit 3 Oakland 1 WEDNESDAY'S GAMES Detroit (LaGrow 3-3) at Oakland (Holtzman 4-6), N -. Milwaukee (Wright 5-5) at -California (Tanan a 4-6), N Cleveland (Peterson 3-2) at · Texas (Clyde 3-1 or Hargan 3: 3), N -Kansas City (Busby 7-3), N - Chicago (Wood 7-6) at New ·'York (Dobson 3-7) ; Minnesota (Albury 2-2), at -, Boston (Drago 4-1). N -·nniiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiinuiiiiiiMiiiiniB League Leaders AHramm TUNIS, W«f., May M, 1*74 To Tie Another Ruth Record Aaron Slams Home Run By (be Associated Press Hank Aaron is not through chasing Babe Ruth, it seems. Howe Wins MVP Hockey Award TORONTO (AP) -- Gordie Howe, who won six Hart Trophies as the Most Valuable Player in the National Hockey League, capped his "rookie" season in the World Hockey Association by winning the second-year league's MVP award at 46 'ears of age. Howe finished eague's scoring goals and 69 third in the race with 31 assists after And you thought it was all over once' and for all.I guess the delphia^ right-hander ^Jim Lon- when he hit No. 715 earlier ....... " ' ~ " '"" ' this year. In April, the Atlanta slugger hit the shot heard 'round world by surpassing Ruth's famous 714 lifetime home run figure. But there was another Ruthian record that even Aaron himself didn't know about · homers including World Series and All-Star games. He tied it Tuesday night with a homer that beat the Philadel phia Phillies 2-1 in 10 innings. "Oh, no, you're kidding Aaron exclaimed upon lea mini of the feat. "I thought that ' coming out of a two-year retire ment to join his sons Mark and Marty on the WHA champion Houston Aeros. He drew 135 points in the media ballotin outdrawing WHA scoring leader Mike Walton of the Minnesota Fighting Saints, who had 86. REPLACE YOUR OLD DISHWASHER . had gotten rid of Ruth's record: tuth thing will be with me for the t«st of my life." The blast, ninth this year »nd 722nd of his career in regular season games, ended a longball drought for the classy Brave tritter. He hadn't hit a baseball out of the park since May 12. In the National League's other games, the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the St. Louis Cardinals 11-5; the Cincinnat Reds tripped the New York Mets 7-2 and the Houston Astros trimmed the Montreal Expos 8 4, Aaron's homer over the cen ter field fence came off Phila borg on a "hard slider." Lonborg. the 1967 American League Cy Young award winner. gav» up four hits while walking non. and striking out two. REDS 7, METS Z Johnny Bench belted a two- run homer and Merv Retten- mund added a solo shot. oowerlng Cincinnati past New York. It was the Reds' fifth straight victory, their longest winning streak of the season. ASTROS 8, EXPOS 4 Houston tagged Montreal ac» Steve Rogers for five runs iri the first inning, helped by Lee May's two-run single, and went on to defeat the Expos. Power Hitting Exhibition Los Angeles' Ken McMullen crosses the plate after hitting a second inning home ran against the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday evening in St. Louis. Teammate Ran Cey, who scored ahead of McMnl- len, meets him at the plate. Los Angeles got out of. the winning groove Monday by losing 7-2 but roared right back with Tuesday's 11-5 victory. (AP Wirephoto) Ryun, Jipcho To Duel Big Battles Expected In ITA Meet ^^ · . . . . _ . ,, , . * , _ i TX-II _ « njTn.. frr»nf oarlv NEW YORK (AP) -- A dual between Ben Jipcho, the durable Kenyan prison guard, and Jim Ryun, the world record holder, in the mile is expected to provide a fitting climax tonight to Ihe International Track Association's second season at Madison Square Garden. Jipcho, holder of the world steeplechase record with a time of 8:14.0 and the second fastest clocking in the mile with 3:52.0 compared to Ryun's mark of 3:51.1-has consistently beaten the struggling American on this eason's ITA circuit. But Ryun, a three-time Olympian coming off his best showing 4:01.6 effort at Dallas on May 17-figures to make an all-out effort to beat the virtually unbeatable Jipcho. Both will be trying to be the tirst to break the four-minute barrier, which has yet to be accomplished on the ITA circuit this year. Jipcho, winner of 17 of 19 races- at either one or two miles, has the season's fastest clocking in the mile, 4:00.6. He has said he can crack the still magical four-minute mark if the first half-mile pace is fast. In that case, the pace would have to be made by Keith Mun- Sam Bair or Chuck LaBenz 1 since neither Jipcho 'at 18 feet, 5% colorful Steve 'ront early. A'"itlier two-man battle looms in the pole vault between bitter rivals Bob Searen, the 1968 Olympic champion and world record holder nchcs, and Smith, the only man to clear 18 feet indoors, with a best of 181K. Seagrcn. and Smith are not on speaking terms, and a victory by one is particularly distasteful to the other. Consistent and underrated Chris Fisher, the leading money winner of the ITA tour in iU two years of existence and one of the two runners to beat Jip- cho this season, will be trying add to his earnings 4 Cycle Biiilt-in Soft Food Disposer Dual Detergent Dispenser · 3 Wash Levels 1 Rinse Aid Dispenser 1 Sound Insulated AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (100 at bats) Carew, Min, ,405s R. Jackson Oak. .396. RUNS - Campaneris, Oak, 33; Yastrzemski, Bsn, 30; May berry, KC, 30; R. Jackson, Oak 30. RUNS BATTTED IN -- Bur roughs, Tex. 4fl; R. Jackscon Oak, 39. HITS -- Carew, Min, 68; Bur roughs, Tex, 59. DOUBLES -- RudI, Oak, 17 Burroughs, Tex. 14. TRIPLES -- Campaneris Oak. 5; D. Evans, Bsn, 4; R While, NY, 4; Rivers, Cal, Otis, KC, 4; VVholford, KC, 4. HOME RUNS -- R. Jackson Oak, 13; W. Horton, Del, 12. STOLEN BASES -- North, Oak, 20; Patek, KC, 15; Cam- poneris, Oak, 15. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (100 at bats)--Garr. All, .386; R. Smith. StL, .370. RUNS -- Bonds, SF, 41; Wynn, LA, 39. RUNS BATTTED IN -- Garvey, LA, 45; Wynn, LA, 41. HITS -- Garr. All. 78; Garvey LA, 66; Maddox, SF, 66. DOUBLES -- Rose, Cin. 14; Garvey, LA, 14; Maddox, SF, 14; Concepcion, Cin, 12; Cedeno, Htn. 12. TRIPLES - Garr, All, 6; A. Oliver, Pgh, 5. HOME RUNS -- Wynn, LA, 14; Garvey, LA, 11. STOLEN BASES -- Brock, StL, 30; Cedeno, Htn, 26. Grand Slam Homer Defeats West Fork VAN BUREN -- Catcher Dan Martin connected with two outs for a firand slam homer to lift Courrier's of Van Buren to a g-1 American Legion baseball victory over West Fork here Tuesday evening. Van Buren had taken a 2-0 lead in the first inning before West Fork cut the lead to one when Ronnie Bradley doubled and scored on Dennis Selbe's single. The grand slam homer was set up after losing pitcher Paul Jamerson fumbled a double play ball and a sacrifice hunt loaded the bases. Vestal Carter was the winning pitcher as Van Burcn opened their season. 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