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miniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiwiiiiitiiraitiraininniii Professional Baseball American League East W L Pet. GB Baltimore 46 37 .554 -- '/'·"Cleveland Boston Milwaukee Detroit New York Boston Blasts Texas 12-3 Northwest Arkantai TIMES, Friday, July 12, 1974 FAYrmVILLC, ARKANSAS Miircer Paces Yanks Past Royals 45 37 .549 Vi 46 38 .548 Vi 43 41 .512 3 43 42 .506 4 41 43 .488 5% West .Oakland 48 37 .565 -Kansas City 42 41 .506 5 Texas " 42 45 .483 7 Chicago 40 43 .482 7 Minnesota 39 47. .453 17'/a California 32 56 .364 1714 Thursday's Results Boston 12, Texas 3 Minnesota 5, Cleveland 2 New York 2. Kansas City 1 Chicago 4, Baltimore 3 . Only games scheduled Friday's Games : California at Boston, N Oakland at New York, N Detroit at Kansas City, N Cleveland at Minnesota, N - Texas at Milwaukee, N Baltimore at Chicago, N National League East W L Pet. G8 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Just call Bobby Murcer. one of the "Sunshine Boys." "I like warm weather," the New York Yankee outfielder explains. "I just can't play in cold weath.er." The summer has brought out the best in Murcer--and he continued to match the climate with a hot bat Wednesday night that lead a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Murcer personally provided all of the Yankee scoring, doubling home, a run and coming in with another on a grounder to help George Medich post his 10th victory this year. In the other American League games Thursday night, ;he Boston Red Sox blasted the Texas Rangers 12-3; the Minnesota Twins defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2 and the Jhicago White Sox nipped the Baltimore Orioles 4-3. In the National League, the Cincinnati Reds trimmed the Chicago Cubs 4-3 in 10 innings in the only game. G e o r g e "Doc" Medich allowed seven hits to pitch his "most gratifying victory of the season" for the Yankees. Medich, 10-7, yielded four of the Royals' hits in the lirst two innings. He struck out eighl and walked two. Medich didn't ?ive up another hit until Jim Wohltord singled with one out in tKe seventh/ Nelson Briles, 1-3, started for .he Royals and left in the sixth. Steve Mingorl relieved Briles and retired the .Yankees in order, two on strikeouts. Red Sox 12, Rangers 3 Rick Miller and Rico Pelro cell! drilled two-run homers and knocked in three runs apiece, leading a I5-hit Boston attack that gave the Red' Sox an easy victory over Texas. Bill Lee, 10-7, scattered four hits. · The Red Sox pounded Texas starter Steve. Hargan, 7-5, and reliever Don Stanhouse for a 5 ) lead In the first three innings. Twins 5, Indians 2 Larry Hisle's two-run double capped a four-run seventh inning that powered Minnesota over Cleveland. Rod Carew and Steve Braun slammed successive run-scoring singles ahead of Hisle's double to boost the Twins to their fifth consecutive victory. Minnesota scored once in the bottom of the sixth when Rod Carew singled, advanced to third base on a single by Steve Braun and scored on a grounder by Hisle. White Sox 4, Orioles 3 Brian Downing led off the Amateur Golf PASADENA. Calif. -- «"-"- ccr Sappington of St. Louis floundered on the par-lis i Bucs Buy Brinkmon · PITTSBURGH -- The Nation- il League's Pittsburgh Pirates secondround lead by two strokes-in the 40th \i.o. Amu- Links Champion- ninth inning with a walk and eventually came around t score on a wild pitch, givin Chicago its victory over Baltimore. Bob Reynolds walked Downing. Grant Jackson came into the game and allowed the runner to move to second on a sacrifice. Downing took : third on a aouncer by Ed Herrmann and scored on Jackson's wild pitch shortly thereafter. The White Sox tied the score at 3-3 with a two-run eighth. Reds 4, Cubs 3 Dave Concepcion scored from third on Johnny Bench's grounder in the 10th as Cincin nati beat Chicago. tcur Public ship. the Chicago Cubs to replace backup catcher, Mik* Ryan, placed on the 15-day disabled list with a back problem. Al Capp's JUST A SHORT DRIVE AWAY! ( 1974 Capp Enterprises. Inc. 8 Ml. SO. OF HARRISON, ARK. St. Louis ;Philaphia Montreal -Pittsburgh Chicago New York -Lbj Angeles Cincinnati HouEfori · Atlanta :San Fran .San Diego 43 41 .512 43 42 .506 40 42 .488 37 45 37 46 36 48 W«st 60 28 49 37 46 41 46 2 39 49 38 53 .451 .446 429 682 .570 .529 523 143 418 Thursday's Results 1-3 13 1 . . 4 21 2314 Indy Champ Wrecks 5000 Formula Entry WATK1NS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) -- Indianapolis winner Johnny Rutherford was expected to he released from a hospital today, his left ankle in a cast after a grinding race car crash at Wat- Between Players And Owners Cincinnati 4, Chicago 3. 10 inning Other clubs not scheduled Friday's Games ·"· Cincinnati at Pittsburgh. 2, N : Atlanta at St. Louis, 2, N Atlanta.at St. .Louis, N Chicago at Houston, N Montreal at San Diego, N : New York at Los Angeles. N Philadelphia at San Fran- Contract Meeting Today ; Cisco. N mnDii League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (100 at bats)- kins Glen. "He will be okay after a bit, but he'll find it difficult to drive a racer for about a month," said Dr. Robert Siliciano, the orthopedic surgeon who attended the 36-year-old driver from Fort Worth, Tex. "I'm going to try to get rid of this thing (the cast) as soon as I can because I have work to do," Rutherford said from his bed Thursday'night in Schuyler Hospital at Montour Falls, near the Watkins Glen course. Rutherford was making his first- start in a Formula 5000 car and his first road course event of the year. But in Thursday's practice round, he lost control of the Chevrolet-powered machine as he snaked his way through a WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Football League club owners and players were scheduled to meet again today in an effort to begin contract negotiations anew and end the 12-day strike that has already caused the cancellation of the College All-Star game. "Anytime you get them to the table, it's a .hopeful sign," said Ed Garvey, executive director of the players union. "We hope we can convince them it's time to start bargaining." "We - feel, as the federal mediator does, that the proper place for the bargaining parties is at the bargaining table,'" said John Thompson, executive director of the NFL Manage merit Council."We welcome the chance to settle our differences in that forum." The two warring parties me Garr, .336. All, Gross, Htn', series of "esses" mile circuit. RUNS--Wynn, LA, 59; Bonde, SF, 57. RUNS BATTED IN--Cedeno, ^Htn, 70; Garvey, LA, 65. - HITS - Garr, All/, 133, iD. Cash, Phi, 112. · DOUBLES-Cardenal, Chi, 21; Stennett, Pgh, 21; Stargell, Pgh, 21; R.Smith, StL. 20. ·' TRIPLES--Garr, At], 11; D.Casti, Phi, 7. HOME RUNS--Cedeno, Htn, Wynn, : Phi. 18:- LA,' 19; Schmidt, on-'the 3.71- n the Labor Department of- ices of federal mediator James Scearce in attempt to get bargaining talks started again. The talks broke off June 26 after it became apparent that there would be no immediate agreement on the 63 demands made by the players March 16. Scearce said then that the meetings ' were recessed because "we have reached' the point now where we cannot be constructive. The players' demands include nine basic so-called freedom issues although they also want the elimination of curfews- in training camp and liberalized dress code Among the key freedom demands are elimination of the option and reserve clauses, the right of veterans to veto trades and abolishment of the socallec Rozelle rule which allows the :ommissioner to decide compensation when a player moves .0 another team after his option year. The players went on strike July 1 and, two days later, set up picket lines at the training camp of San Diego, followed by Dallas, Miami,. .Philadelphia, Green Bay and the New York Jets and Giants. Picket lines were to go up today at the camps of Buffalo and Oakland, as. those teams were to report. The College All-Stars reported to Evanston, 111., to prepare for their July 26 game against the Miami Dolphins but, after meeting with , union represents lives, voted not to play unless a contract was signed. The spdn sors of the game cancelled the contest Wednesday. STOLEN BASES--Brock, StL, 53; Morgan, Cin, 37. PITCHING (7 Decisions)-John, LA, 13-2, .867, 2.35 Messrsmth, LA, 9-2, .818,.2.12. : STRIKEOUTS- Carlton, Phi, 1 2 8 ; Seaver, NY, 117; Messrsmth, LA, 117. AMERICAN LEAGUE · CAN LEAGUE BATTING (190 at bats)-Carew, Min, .386; Maddox, NY, ,330. RUNS-D.Allen, Chi, 55; C a m p a n e r l s , Oak, 55; Ystrzmski, Bsn, 52. RUNS BATTED IN--Burroughs, Tex, 70; D.Allen. Chi, 0. PUTS -- Carew, Min, 128; Rudi, Oak, 101. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 23; Briggs, Mil, 21; Carew, Min. 21; TRIPLES--Rivers, Cal, 7; Otis, KC, 7; Hisle, Min, 6; Campaneris, Oak, 6. HOME RUNS--D.Allen, Chi, 22; Mayberry, KC, 17. S T O L E N BASES--North, Oak, 34; Campaneris, Oak, 24. PITCHING (7 Decisions)-- G.Perry, Cle, 15-2, .882, 1.45 Sprague, Mil, 6-1, .857, 2;37. STRIKEOUTS--N.Ryan, Cal, 185; G.Perry, Cle, 128. Sharks Triumph JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- "I don't think Notre Dame has a greater sp'rit than the Jacksonville Sharks," linebacker Rich Thomann shouted after playing a key role in the 14-7 victory over the New York Stars as the World Football League made Us nationwide television debut. Sharks' owner Fran Monaco was just as spirited in rderring to the Thursday night crowd of The open wheel, open-cockpit machine bolted off the paye : merit, struck the steel retaining barrier with its rear section, then skidded across the track and hit the opposite barrier head-on. Rutherford climbed out of the wreckage, hobbled a few steps then sat down in. the grass. His teamraate on the Carl Hogan Lola team, Britisher David Hobbs, came upon the scene and : pulled off the .course to aid his friend. '"Meanwhile, ' practice and qualifying .continued today for 175 drivers, entered in the five weekend races. Thursday's lap times .were comparatively slow. Lamar Hunt Charges NFLPA With Premeditated Disruption Plans DALLAS (AP) Lamar Hunt, owner of the Kansas City Chiefs, accused the National Football League Players Assoc- ciation today of a premeditated strike to demolish the pre-season but predicted there would be a'regular NFL season because of desertions in the veteran ranks. "My own opinion is they (the NFLJM) too their position far in advance to wreck pre.season with four- things in' 'mind,", the founding father: of. the old American Football. League told The Associated Press. Hunt said "First of all, .the pre-seasOn training camps and two-a-day workouts are extremely demanding...very hare Liftle League, Pee Wee Games physically. Now, a veteran wouldn't be against nipping that part of the camp. "Secondly, that (camp) is the one time of year that jobs are vulnerable. If there is no preseason, they (the veterans)are almost.assured of getting the'r jobs back because a rookie can't beat. them out. Third, there's not a lot of, compensation in contrast to regulai season salaries;., they're no taking a great financial risk And No. 4, I think the union leadership calculated this is the one thing that would help the World Football League get off the ground." Hunt; who has been in Europe for the World Cup and El Paso Sweeps Twinbill From Arkansas Travelers 59,112. league "That's tops and that's where the want to be--on top," he said. In Little League play Thursday night, Fayetteville Fire Department drubbed' Mcllroy Bank 18-4, Campbell-Bell beat Coca Cola 7-2, Greer Abstract whipped Red Ball 10-3 and Evening Lions · outslugged McDonald's 16-12. Shannon Burasco tripled and Mike Stephens doubled ' in support of Fire Department winner Martin Treat. Kevin Evans took the loss for Mcllroy. Ken Young and Joey Smith tripled and James Wilkins doubled for. the losers. Marc Jones and Randall Sisemore shared the pitching for Campbell-Bell, w h i l e Mike Drown pitched for Coke. Hitting doubles were Darren Farrish and Jeff Swonger for the winners and James Bexley for the losers. Tim Taylor tripled and Steve Larson doubled to help Greer A b s t r a c t ' s Tommy Milas decision Jon Elarlan of Red Ball. Blake Kinsey doubled in a losing cause. Scott Hill of Evening Lions was the winning pitcher over McDonald's Denny Gage. For the winners, Barry Gebhart had three doubles and Jon Scott Wright, Danny Eiland and Thomas Phelps added one each. EL PASO, Tex. (AP) El -'Paso twice pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Arkansas 5-4 and 6-5 Thursday, night in a Texas League doubleheader. The two losses dropped Arkansas TA games behind Victoria in the Texas League East. Arkansas trailed 4-0 in the first game, but rallied to tie the score in the sixth inning. In the bottom of the seventh, the Diablos loaded the bases and Ron Jackson greeted relief pitcher Mike Proly with a single to left for the winning ·iin, El Paso scored three runs in :he first inning of the second .lame.on a long home run by Vlike Miley and led 5-0 after ,wo innings. Arkansas scored three limes in the seventh inning to tie the score 5-5. Joe Lindsey's hit up the middle tid the score. With two out in the bottom of the seventh, Bill Smith, singled to left and stole second. Rocky Jordan singled to left and Smith narrowly beat . Jerry Mumphrey's throw home. therefore not previously inter viewed on the strike subject said: "I think there will be a season...! don't know specific ally who will play in-it. I'wouh think that in the long run mon players (veterans) would wan to play than don't want t play...It is.their means of earn ing a livelihood." He said the way he has It fi( ured the union's 93 demand coirie to over $100 million year. ' : : ."-" "Why, me. total revenue the league is $162 rn'ill'on, Hunt said. "They are total: out of touch vritti reality I make requesls like that. I ha to use the word "requests" b cause they've made il 'd mantis.' The demands are ce tainly nol realislic within th structure of football as game...it would be very har ful to the sport. 1 Hunt said the union calc lated the average NFL lea made a $2.3 million profit. I said an audit by the owners!) came up with an average $900,000 for each of " Joe Robbie, owner of the Dol ins and a member of the PL Management Council, told news conference Thursday at he did see the two parties Teeing on much at the meel- with the mediator. "I don't expect anything to appen," he said. "The im- asse has deepened. .We can't egoliate with a gun at our Dads." I , C O U P O N -FOR THE FAMILY . . 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