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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 13

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Professional Baseball By The AsMeUt* Preu AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pet. GB Boston 2323 .55 -Milwaukee 5 3 .521 -Baltimore S C .490 3V, Cleveland S « .490 3V, Detroit 24 27 AU 4V, New York ZS 29 .463 S* West Oakland 31 22 .585 Chicago 24 23 .511 4 Kansas City 6 26 .500 4Vi Texas 26 26 .500 414 California 25 28 .472 6 Minnesota 21 27 .438 7M Wednesday's Results Cleveland ». Texas 3 Baltimore 5. Kansas City 4 Oakland 9, Detroit 1 California 6, Milwaukee 5 Boston 5. Minnesota 3 Chicago 7. New York 6, 15 innings Thmrsday's Games California (May 0-1) at Milwaukee (Wright 5-6) Texas (Brown 3-2( and (J. Perry 4-)), N New York (Medich 6-4) at Chicago (Bahnsen 5-5), N Only games scheduled NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. GB Philaphia 29 24 .547 St Louis 27 23 .540 W Montreal 23 21 .523 1V4 New York 21 30 .412 7 CMcago 19 28 .404 7 Pittsburgh 18 30 .375 8V4 West Los Angeles 39 15 .722 -Cincinnati 30 20 .600 7 Atlanta 28 25 .528 10 : Houston 27 27 .500 12 San Fran 28 28 .500 12 San Diego 20 38 .345 21 Wednesday's Results St. Louis 4, San Francisco 1 Philadelphia 4, Atlanta 2 Montreal 8, Houston 3 San Diego 4, Chicago 3 Los Angeles 3, Pittsburgh 2 Only games scheduled Thursday's Games Cincinnati (Nelson 3-4) at New York (Seaver 3-5) St. Louis (McGlothen 7-2) at San Francisco (Caldwell 7-3) Montreal (Renko 3-5) at Houston (Dierker 2-3), N Chicago (Frailing 3-5) at San Diego (Jones 3-9), N Pittsburgh (Brett 6-3) at Los Angeles (Messersmith 5-1) Only games scheduled Rau Rres Seven Innings Of No Hit Bail Los Angeles Edges Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It didn't bother Doug Rau to see Richie Hebner heading for first base with Pittsburgh's first hit after 7 1/3 no-hit innings Wednesday night as much as its did to aee Richie Zisk hightailing it for the plate with the Pirates' first run. "I wasn't really concerned about the hit, although I thought about a no-hitter in the fifth inning," the Los Angeles left-hander sail "The hit didn't get me down as much as the run since it made it · one-run game again." Rau allowed two more singles before giving way to relief ace Mike Marshall in the ninth with the Dodgers on top 2-1. And after coming within five outs of a no - hitter, the second-year left-hander didn't even figure in the decision. Marshall yielded a game-tying single to Zisk an.d then became the winning pitcher when Steve Garvey homered leading off the bottom of the ilnth. giving the Dodgers a 3-21 ictory. ! Elsewhere in the National e a g u e , the Philadelphia billies held off the Atlanta Braves 4-2, the St. Louis Cardi- als downed the San Francisco iant; 4-1, the Montreal Expos Tribe, Rangers Battle In Peace; Orioles Nip KC By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The fans left the fireworks to the baseball team in Cleveland Wednesday night. Home runs exploded at Municipal Stadium instead of people. It resulted in a 9-3 Cleveland victory over the Texas Rangers peace and quiet. in relative NFL Considers Pro Division For Europe NEW YORK (AP) -- First Seattle, then the world. That seems to be the general direction of expansion as the N a t i o n a l Football League brought Seattle into its ranks, then on Wednesday seriously was considering opening a separate pro league in Europe next spring. The NFL owners, who wrap . up their three-day meeting today, took Seattle into the fold Tuesday. On Wednesday, the owners modified the punt re- 'turn rule again, then expressed enthusiasm over the proposal of a six-team, six-week league in Europe, recommended to start next spring. Bob Kap, active in European soccer and instrumental in bringing several soccer-style kickers to the United States, presented the plan. The teams would be stocked by players from the NFL, who would return then to the U.S. for the regular NFL fall season. The proposed cities are: Istanbul, nicknamed the Conquerors; Rome, nicknamed the Gladiators; West Berlin; Barcelona; Munich, and Vienna. Except for Istanbul, which has " a stadium that seats 55,000, all these cities have stadiums with seating capacities of more than 75,000. Seattle and Tampa, which was voted into thte NFL in April, raised the NFL ranks to 28 teams. Both clubs are to begin play in 1976. although the : timetable could be moved up a year, NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle says. As for the punt rule, last season, any player on the punting team could race downfield to cover the kick when the ball · was snapped. In April, the NFL . attempted to stimulate more punt returns by preventing any player from running downfield until the ball was kicked. Now the rule, given unani- ' moos approval by the owners, allows for a wide receiver on each side to leave the line of scrimmage when the ball is (napped, the rest of the players after the kkk. "I really liked it w h e n the Tans stood up and cheered our soys when they hit their homers." noted Cleveland Manager Ken Aspromonte. "That's the kind of fans we want to come out and see us. They can enjoy our success with us. Those others, I don't ever want to see around." It was a far more civilized scene than Tuesday night when their game was torn apart by a riot. Hundreds of fans, appar ently hyped up by "10-cent beer night," threw debris and flooded the field, chasing the players to cover. The Indians had to forfeit the game. On Wednesday night, only about 8,000 persons s h o w e d up--about one-third of Tuesday night's audience. The public address announcer told them that fines would be levied if anyone ran on the playing field. And they cheered the announce ment. There were mostly cheers from then on. as Oscar Gamble ind Dave Duncan hit three-run homers for the Indians in seven-run sixth inning. The only boos through the entire evening came when Texas Manager Billy Martin walked to the mound to change a pitch In the other American League games, the Baltimore Orioles nipped the Kansas City Royals 5-4; the Oakland A's blasted the Detroit Tigers 9-1 the California Angels turned back the Milwaukee Brewers 6 5; thte Chicago White Sox stopped the New York Yankees 7-6 in 15 innings and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Min nesota at Twins 5-3. Orioles 5, Royals 4 Mark Belanger's bloop double with two out in the ninth inninf scored Frank Baker from firs base, capping a three-run rally that lifted Baltimore over Kan sas City. A's 9, TiKers ! Gene Tenace blasted a 415 foot grand slam home run in the fifth inning, leading Oak land over Detroit. Vida Blue, 5-5. scattered four hits in seven innings for hi fourth consecutive victory am fifth in his last six decisions. Angels 6, Brewers 5 Joe Lahouti blasted a two-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, giving California a vie lory over Milwaukee. White Sox 7, Yankees 6 .. Jorge Orta's one-out doubl. in the 15th inning scored DicV Allen from second base am gave Chicago its victory ove New York. Red Sox 5, Twins 3 Luis Tiant scattered 10 hits and Rick Burleson knocked ir the winning run with a single i the sixth inning, pacing Bosto past Minnesota. Tiant postec his fifth straight t victory an boosted his record to 7-5. League Leaders By The Associated Press . NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (125 at bats)-- R.Smith, StL, .380; Garr, All, .378. RUNS -- BONDS, Wynn, LA, 43. SF, 47; RUNS BATTED IN--R.Smith, StL, 47; Garvey, LA, 47; Wynn, LA, 45. HITS--Garr, All, 87; Maddox, SF, 73. DOUBLES--Maddox, SF, 16; R.Smith, StL, 15; Rose. Cin, 15; Garvey, LA, 15, TRIPLES-Garr, All, 7; A.Oliver, Pgh, 6. HOME RUNS-Wynn. LA. 15; Schmidt, Phi, 12; Garvey, LA. STOLEN BASES--Brock, StL 34; Cedeno, Htn, 26. PITCHING (5 Decisions)-John, LA, 9-1, .900, 2.60 Hough, LA, 5-1, .833, 1 AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (125 at hats)-Carew, Min, .402; R.Jackson Oak. .381. RUNS--Campaneris. Oak, 36 R.Jackson, Oak, 35. RUNS BATTED IN--Bur roughs. Tex, 53; R.Jackson Oak, 42. HITS--Carew, Min, 76; Bur roughs, Tex, 67. DOUBLKS-Rudi, Oak, 18 Burroughs, Tex, 14. TRIPLES--Campaneris, Oak S; Belanger, Bal, 4; 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, IS; W.Horton, Pet. 13. S T 0 L E N BASES--North Oak. 23; Patek, KC, 19. PITCHING (5 Decisions)-- G.Perry, Cle, 9-1, .900, 1.48 Fin gers, Oak, 5-1. .833, 2.93. trounced the Houston Astros $ 3 and the San Diego Padres edged the Chicago C u b s 4-3. Cincinnati and New York were not scheduled. Phillies 4, Braves 2 Mike Schmidt's three-run homer, his 12th, and Bob Boone's solo shot produced a four run third inning that gave Jim Lonborg all the support he needed to keep the Philbes one- haH game ahead of runner-up St. Louis in the National League East. Expos 8, Astros 3 Willie Davis, Bob Bailey and Hal Dresden drove in first-inning r u n s against Claude Osteen and Mike Jorgensen and Jim Cox drove in two runs apiece in the last two innings. Mike Torrez pitched eight innings for Montreal before Chock Taylor finished op. Padm 4, Cab* I Fred Kendall doubled home the tie-breaking run in the eighth after the Cubs had tied the score in the top of the inning on Bill Madlock's pinch single. : Stock market's too risky, your father-in-law is tired of he.lping you out, and that good friend, all of a sudden turned his back on you .... well there's still one more place that you can turn to for help -- Fayetteville Savings and Loan Association. Even though times are a little harder now and money's not as easy to come by, that doesn't change the fact that you need a larger home. The folks at Fayetteville Savings and Loan understand that and they'd like to help.. .with an easy payment Home loan. And don't worry they won't back out, half-way through the deal -- when they say they'll help -- they will. FAYETTEVILLE SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION 201 NORTH EAST AVENUE, FAYETTEVILLE FSL A Partner in Life. Thank You I wMi «· *onlt Kw pW Bv wfOJwIWJffO wfco wtod for HM in I wont to vrg* «0di ·wry cnDM to n*ok* 1 M AM Dick H*yt ttm A sheriff thqt is fair, honest and incorruptible is actually a deterrent to crime. On the other hand, if the office is permitted to degenerate, no one will have respect for the law, and justice will become a mockery. You have indicated clearly in the primary election that you want the kind of sheriff that will promote an orderly, peaceful and secure community. Responsible law enforcement is my promise to you. I would appreciate your continuing support on June 11. ELECT BILL MURRAY SHERIFF WASHINGTON L-J **K* COUNTY Pol. adv. paid tor by Citizens for Murray Committee, Melvin Ralmer, Chairman

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