Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on May 30, 1974 · Page 11
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May 30, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 11

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Professional Baseball By TVe Associated Press Natieul Leagoe East W L Pet. 6B 25 22 .532 20 19 .513 Z2 Philaphia Montreal St. Louis New York Chicago Pittsburgh 23 20 27 17 24 17 26 West 35 14 26 19 26 22 26 24 25 24 18 .511 .42S .415 .395 .714 .578 .542 .520 .510 .340 Over Sprlngdole, In Pitcher's Duel College Club Wins 3-2 Los Angeles Cincinnati Atlanta ; San Fran. Houston "San Diego Wednesday's Games Houston 5, Montreal 3 .'.:;. Pittsburgh 13, San Diego 3 r ' San Francisco 5, Chicago 4 -- ; Atlanta 1, Philadelphia 0, · i n n i n g s · 'Los Angeles 5, St. Louis 2 --Cincinnati 3, New York 2, 10 Innings Thursday's Games ·"·' San Francisco (Bradley -4) . a t Chicago (Bonham 3-8), N '..V Houston (Osteen 5-4) at Mon.'"treat (McAnally 3-4), N , Only games scheduled ,. · Friday's Games -Atlanta at Montreal, N ·:. Houston at New York. N Los Angeles at Chicago ' San Francisco at Philadelphia, N San Diego at St. Louis, N Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, N (More) By GRANT HALL TIMES Sports Editor SPRINGDALE -- For' four innings here Wednesday night, Springdale American Legion pitcher Mike Pierce had a perfect game going against Fayetteville College Club. After five innings, he stilt had a - no- hitter but trailed 2-1. He tost the no-hitter in the sixth, and eventually lost the game 3-2. Pierce was invincible early, retiring seven of the first 12 batters on strikes. In the second inning, he struck out the heart of the College Club batting order on 10 pitches. Fayetteville starter Lawson Osburn began almost as impressively, allowing just one hit in the first.three innings. But Springdale pushed across a run in the fourth on a walk by Carroll Campbell, a fly-ball single that left fielder Clark Lewis lost in tiie l i g h t s , a double steal and an RBI grounder by Jerry Burton. Catcher Larry Atha spoiled. Pierce's perfect game by walking to lead off the fifth. Pierce then uncorked two wild pitches, sending Atha to third. After Bob Stephens walked and stole second without a throw. Pierce delivered another wild pitch. That scored Atha and sent Stephens to third. Pierce then settled down and should have gotten out of the inning, but shortstop Randy Eden kicked Mark Prenger's two-«ot ground ball and Stephens scored. College Club led 2-1. HOME TEAM TIES IT Springdale tied the score In American League East Milwaukee Boston Baltimore Detroit .'Cleveland New York Oakland Kansas City Chicago Texas California Minnesota W L Pet. 24 19 .558 25 21 .543 23 23 24 26 Rangers Sold CHICAGO -- The American League formally approved the sale of 90 per cent of the Texas Rangers by owner Bob Short to Fort Worth-Dallas group for an estimated $9 million. the bottom of the fifth, as Lyle Anderson and Eden -singled around a fine running catch by Lewis. -With two out, Atha tried to pick Anderson off third base but threw the ball into left field to give Anderson carte blanche home. Randy Porter got the first hit for College Club, a double leading off the sixth Inning. One out later, Atha atoned for his error with a single to drive in the go-ahead run. Those two hits were the only ones Pierce allowed, but they were enough to make a loser out of him. Springdale put two runners on base in the bottom of the seventh, but Osburn got out of the jam to,win his third game of the year in four decisions. He struck out five batters to Pierce's 12, b u t walked only two to his opponent's.three. A bit of daring base running by Campbell in the first inning came back to haunt Springdale. After Campbell walked, stole second and took third on an infield out, he tried to steal home with two out. He nearly slid unrlor. Atha's tag, but was called out. College Club, now 3-2 for the year and 1-0 in conference play, will play West Fork tonight at 5:30 in a non-conference game. Beaver Level Beaver Lake · level stood Thursday at 1122.62 feet above sea level, down .18 from Wednesday. Engineers reported that the generators were not being used. . Hunter Signs GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Quarterback Scott Hunter, who lost his starting job with the Green Bay Packers last year, signed a multiyear. contract with the National Football League team. 22 22 22 23 West .489 .48» .478 .469 .553 .522 .500 .489 .458 .452 Wednesday's Games Oakland 4, Detroit 1 Milwaukee 7, California I Texas 3. Cleveland 0 .; Baltimore 10, Kansas City S t Chicago at New York, ppd., Tain Minnesota 5, Boston 4, 13 In- ..nings . Thursday's Games No games scheduled Friday's .Games L Milwaukee at Oakland. N : Detroit at California, N · -Baltimore at Texas,.N · New York at Minnesota. N · Kansas City at Cleveland, N ' Chicago at Boston, N Judo Tourney Scheduled For This Saturday This Saturday, the Fayette- vitle Boys Club wUl hold its third annual spring Judo tourna ment. The first tournament in 1972 drew 80 contestnats. and last year's tourney brought 95 en tries from five states. Judo participation has more than doubled in Arkansas in the past two years, and as many as 200 participants may be on hand Saturday. Competitors range from lightweight pre-schoolers to black-belt seniors. Earlier this year, the Fayetteville team attended tournaments in Pine .Bluff, Little Rock and Collinsville, Okla. Because of the increase in size, this year's tournament will be held at the Ramay Junior High gym. Matches will begin at 11 a.m. and continue through the evening. Admission will be 50 cents for adults and 25 cents for children. N e w - classes f o r both children and adults will begin June 4 at the Boys Club, with David Murphy instructing Interested persons may call 442- NwthwMt Arfamm TIMH, Thurs., May 30. 1*74 * 11 Lawrence Proves His Point With Decathlon Victory LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Lar- ·y Lawrence of Augusta proved point Wednesday by winning he state high school decathlon ith a total of 7,327 points. "I came here as an unknown nd I wanted to get a point ver." said Lawrence, who is cheduled to; attend Arkansas tate University. "I proved it. ' m a winner." . Carlisle's · Brad Shoup, the first-day leader, finished second with 6,818 points and Bruce Hay of Blytheville was third with 6.651. Lawrence set a school record or 14.6 in the 120-yard high hurdles, the first of Wednesday's five events. He had 43-7 in the triple jump, threw the discus 114-2 and ran a 5:24 mile. Neither he nor Shoup attempted the pole vault. Is sure la include a happy man because Us parents had the foresight to start building up funds for his education now . . . wiOi a Golden Youth Plan issued by UFA Life Insurance Company. ZS87 No. College FayetteTille Phone 521-711: Anyone Can Do It ON 6 PACK BOTTLES OR CANS.. . OR 3 BOTTLES OF 32 OUNCE I ASK FOR CRUSH ... WITH THE TASTE THAT'S ALL ITS OWN League Leaders By The Associated Press National League BATTING (100 at bats)-. Garr. All. .391; R.Smith, StL, '\371. ..., RUNS-- Bonds, SF, 42; Wynn, LA, 39. · RUNS BATTED IN-- Garvey, . L A , 45; Wynn, LA, 41. HITS-- Garr, All, 81; Garvey, ' LA, 67; Maddox, SF, 67. ..- DOUBLES-- Rose. Cin, 15; Garvey, LA, 14; Maddox. SF 14. TRIPLES-- A.Oliver, Pgh, 6; Garr, All. 6; Russell, LA · .' .Bonds, SF. 4. HOME RUNS-Wynn, LA. 14; Garvey, LA, 11. STOLEN BASES-Brock, StL. ·30; Cedeno. Htn. 26. - . : PITCHING (5 Decisions)- j Sosa, SF, 5-0, 1.000. 2.14 John, ·:IA. 8-1, .889. 2.88. ,'". STRIKEOUTS -- Sea ver, NY ;;79; P.Niekro. Atl, 70. ' American League BATTING (100 at bats}-Carew, Min, .407: R.Jackson, Oak, .399. RUNS-- Campaneris, Oak, 35- Yastrzemski, Bsn, 30; Mayberry, KC, 30; R.Jackson, Oak, 30. RUNS BATTED IN-- Burroughs, Tex. 48; R.Jackson, Oak. 40. HITS-- Carew, Min, 79; Burroughs. Tex, 61. DOUBLES-- Rudi, Oak, 17- Burroughs, Tex, 14. TRIPLES-- Campaneris, Oak, 5; D.Evans, Bsn, 4; R.White, NY, 4; Rivers, Cal, 4; Otis, KC .4; Wohlford, KC. 4. . H O M E RUNS-- R.Jackson, Oak, 13; W.Horton, Det, 12; Briggs, Mil, 12. S T O L E N BASES-- North , Oak, 21; Patek, KC, 16; Camp- aneris. Oak. 16. PITCHING (5 Decisions)-(J. Perry, de, 8-1, .889. 1.42 Fingers. Oak, 5-1. .833. 2.66. STRIKEOUTS-- N.Ryan, Cat. 99; Blyleven, Min, 76. Pictured at-top right are members of the Fayetteville Bay* chjb jid* team. T*p row, from left: Gary Baldridge, Tim Batch, Terry Hendrlx, Baddy Capwell, Mi- chelle Barren. Katrina Barrun. Bottom row: Steve Metre, Scott Moore, N e l l Shipley, instructor David Murphy, Mark Moore, J o e y Hess and David Hay. At t o p left, Michelle Barron throws Scott Moore. At bottom left, Terry Hendrlx dives o v · r Baddy Capwell, Tim Hatch and Gary Baldrldge. T h e team's two smallest members get together at bottom right, as Scott Moore throws Neil Shipley. 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