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llliijiiiiill^ Professional Baseball By The Associated Press AMERICAN. LEAGUE East W L Pet. GB Clay Kir by Nine Hits Cards As Morgan Swats 72t/i Homer Boston 48 41 .539 Baltimore 47 41 .534 Cleveland 46 41 .529 ·Milwaukee 45 44 .506 Detroit 44 45 .494 New York 44 45 .494 West Oakland 51 39 .567 Kansas City 45 43 .511 Chicago 44 44 .500 Texas 44 48 .478 Minnesota 43 48 .473 814 California 35 57 .380 17 Monday's Results California 4, Clevelandf Oakland 6, Baltimore 4 Kansas City 3, Boston 2 Minnesota 4, Milwaukee 3 Chicago 3, Detroit 2 only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Oakland (Holtzman 9-11) at Baltimore (Alexander 4-5), N California (Figueroa 1-1) at Cleveland (Peterson 7-4-, N Boston (Lee 10-7) at Kansas . City-(Busby 12-8), N Milwaukee (Wright 7-11) at Minnesota (GIolz 2-4), N Detroit (Lolich 10-10) at Chl- cagolKaat 9-6), N Wednesday's Games Texas at New York Oakland at Baltimore, N . California at Cleveland, N Boston.at Kansas City, N Milwaukee at Minnesota, N Detroit at Chicago, N ST. LOUIS AP) - Don't look now, but the Cincinnati Reds are back where they were a year ago in National League West Division baseball. Rolling at full throttle, the Big Red Machine stymied the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Monday night on Clay Kirby's nine-hit pitching. And the victory, the club's ninth in 11 games, put it 714 'araes behind the front-running Los Angeles Dodgers, just it was at mid-July in where 1973. Cincinnati, relying on Ken Griffey's double for a 1-0 lead through seven innings, handled the Cards on Kirby's clutch litching. Double plays helped the 6- oot-3 right-hander in the fourth and sixth innings, then Joe Morgan swatted his 12th home run in the eighth. Kir by, 7-5, afterward retired Reggie Smith to quell a budding Card threat in the bottom of the eighth, and the: Reds added an insurance run in the A year ago the Reds trailed the Dodgers by 11 games on June 30, then won 60 of their last 86 games en route to a repeat division title. Two weeks ago they fell behind Los Angeles by 11% games only to begin a current resurgence that has rekindled championship hopes. Can history repeat itself? "I don't really like to think that much about it," insisted Reds' Manager Sparky Anderson following the Monday night way back," realistically 'but I'm not giving up. We've got nine games left with Los, Angeles. They might beat us nine times, but at least we have a shot." triumph. "We're a long Anderson added chances, "if they beat us with the kind of lead they've had it proves nothing. We're a long way back, but we're 'in it There's still a lot of time." ninth. "On a club that's fighting like we are, you have to make gooc pitches in games," Anderson said in admiration of his pitch er. "I think Larry Shepard (pitching coach) has really d o n e a Job with him," he added. "His last five games have all been good. He's getting better and better." The outcome, boosting Cincinnati's record to 54-38, also prompted Anderson to muse further on how many victories might win the division title. "At the beginning of the season I thought 93 would win it, but I'm way off," he declared. "They (the Dodgers) are going to win 100. "Let's face it," Anderson added in appraising his team's NATIONAL LEAGUE East W I, Pet. GB Philadelphia 46 43 .517 r- St. Louis 44 45 .494 2 Montreal 42 44 .488 2V4 Pittsburgh 39 49 .443 614 Chicago 38 49 .437 7 New York 38 49 .437 7 West Los Angeles 61 30 .670 -Cincinnati 54 38 .587 IVi Houston 49 42 .538 12 Atlanta 49 44 .527 13 San Fran 40 52 .435 2IH San Diego 40 55 .421 23 Monday's Results Chicago 7, Atlanta 3 Pittsburgh 3, Houston 1 Cincinnati 3, St. Louis 0 Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Chicago (Hooton 3-7) at Atlanta (Harrison 6-10), N Houston (Dierker 6-4) at Pittsburgh (Hooker 5-7), N Cincinnati (Gullett 10-6)'at St. Louis (Forsch 1-1 or Curtis 4 10), N Montreal (Renko 6-9) at Los Angeles (Suttoh 6-7), N Philadelphia (Ruthven 4-7) at San Diego (Greif 4-11), N New York (Seaver 6-6) at San Francisco (Barr 5:5), N Wednesday's, Games New York at San Francisco Chicago at Atlanta, N Houston at Pittsburgh, N ' Cincinnati at St. Louis, N Philadelphia at San Diego, N Montreal at Los Angeles, N Paradise Valley Beats All Coiners In Pro-Am League Leaders By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING - (200 at bats)-Carew, Min, Tex, .330. .376; Hargrove, RONS--Campaneris, Oak, 58; D.Allen, Chi, 55. RUNS · BATTED IN -- Burroughs, Tex., 71; D. Allen, Chi, 60; Rudi. Oak, 60. HITS--Carew, Min, 131; Rudi, Oak, 104. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 23; Briggs, Mil, 21; Healy. KC, 21; Carew, Min, 21; Burroughs, Tex, 21. TRIPLES--Rivers, Cal, 7; Otis, KC, 7; Hisle, Min, 6; Campaneris, Oak, 6. HOME RUNS--D.Allen, Chi, By GfRANT HALL TIMES Sports Editor Ellis Bogan proved two things in a pro-am golf tournament played at his Paradise Valley course here Monday. Stung by comments that his course had been playing easy, Bogan introduced a few new elements for the one-day tournament. He moved- the tees back to thir championship length of 7000 yards, placed the pins in testing positions and stipulated the use of USGA rules. The results were predictable. No one broke par. and only eight of the 128 golfers broke 80. Players accustomed · to shooting in the 70s ballooned o the high 80s and low 90s. ·"or perhaps half the field, playing the ball 'down' every- vhere was a new expereince. So that was the first thing 3ogan proved: that Paradise Valley is a most demanding course if played properly. The second thing he proved was that le can still hit a few licks: le shot a four-over-par 75 despite .wasting four strokes on ais first three holes. ', : . . . . Th~a( score'was bettered only ay Herman Evans, who works at Paradise Valley. Evans, who had a 66 laet year from the red tees for the best score in this event, came in with a 7; Monday. Evans shared medalis honors earlier this year wit] 70 at Fayetteville Countrj Club. "After the day's play was.com pleted, several goiters made a point of congratulating Bogan both on the condition of the course '. and his decision toughen it. Said Bogan. "We made i harder, but nothing we did wa unfair or unreasonable. It's just lat a lot of people see good golfers make g^ood courses look easy on television; and think hey can do the same thing. This is the first time USGA ules have been followed in · a pro-am here. li's good for golf-. ;rs to get an idea of what that's WINNING SCORES HIGH Indicative of the difference were the scores of the first place team, which finished with a 64. Tex Gage captained the Larry 2 2 ; Mayberry, KG,' R. Jackson, Oak, 17. 17; S T O L E N BASES--North, Oak, 34; Campaneris. Oak, 24. PITCHING (8 Decisions)- G.Perry, Cle, 15-2, .882, 1.40 Sprague, Mil, 7-1, .875, 2.44. STKIKEOUTS-N.Ryan, Cal, 193; G.Perry, Cle, 136. oursome with an Magness had a 91, Buzz Hosky hot an 84 and Buford Hand carded a 99. Among those who had sur- ·eyed the course before play began, the consensus was that 14 would win. Other winning .cores this year have ranged log for the 'rom 10 to 12 under par: There was an eight-way jam at 65. second and Teams scores, tying with captain's score listed first: Chet ^owlqski, 85; Larry Clyma, 79; Warvin Chapman, 90; . Charles Sanchez,-104.' Rick ' Gordon, 78; Gerry including Hudson, 90; Carl Bell, 92; Col. Taveras. ' lexander, 85.1 · - ' Ben Whitaker, 83; Jack Gray, 87; Hayden Neil, 83; 'Ray Johnson, 94. , Jack Taylor, 84; A. R. Armstrong, 85; Bob McAnarney, 80; Louis Clyma, 92. Wayne Counts, 82; Gene Holt, 80; Lee Garrett, 86; Jack Briley, SB. A. T. McDaniel, 78; Claude Smith, 79; Guy Brawn, 89; Bill Clark, 90. Ellis Bogan, 75; R. J. Evans, 89; W. S. Parnell, 83; H. L. Elkins, 91. Gordon Carr, 78; Pete Paladino, 85; Fred Murphy, 83; Sam Sumner, 96. Reds Close Gap (to fast Running LA By THE ASSOCIATED PRES In the immortal words o Yogi Berra, who should know "You're not out of it unti you're out of it." In the immor ,al words of Sparky Anderson "I don't really think about too much." ·,;..-; Wanna hot? Anderson's ; Gin cinnati RSds, who trailed Lo Angeles by 10% games les than a week ago, climbed t within TA of the front-runnin Dodgers in the Nationa League's West Division b blanking the staggering S Louis Cardinals 3-0 Monda night behind Clay Kirby's nin hit pitching. In the .only other NL game the- Pittsburgh Pirates ende the .Houston .Astros' six-gam winning streak 3-l'' : and/the! Ch cago Cubs scored four timfes the ninth inning to defeat th Atlanta Braves 7-3. The surging Reds have wo nine of their last 11 game while the Dodgers hav dropped three .of four. A fe more numbers like that and th runaway Dodgers may sta sneaking a few peeks back over their shoulder. : "We've got 70 'games left, but we're a long way back,'.' Anderson said. "But I'm not giving up. We've got nine games left against them. They might beat us all nine, but- we've 'got a shot." The Reds broke through Alan Foster with two out in the second inning. Dave Concepcion drew a walk and scored on Ken Griffey's hit-and-run double. Joe Morgan slammed his 12th home run of the season in the eighth and the Reds added "a run off Mike Garman in the ninth on singles by Concepcion and Cesar Geronimo around a sacrifice. PIRATES 3, ASTROS 1 Dock Ellis scattered eight hits for' his first victory in a month. The Pirates tagged loser pave Roberts for two runs on 'ive singles in the fourth inning, Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tues., July 16, 1974 »i 7 FAYETTEVILLE. ARKANSAS CRASH! BANG!SLAM! .. .Detroit Tigers shortstop Ed Brinkman (S) slides into borne plate with a bang the tying run in Monday's game in Chicago, Chicago, however, went on to score a 3-2 score through Chicago catcher the game winning run in CAP Wirephoto) Ed Herman to score the ninth ninning {or Baltimore Falls 6-4 A's Shell Rookie Hurler By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Play it again, Sam, for Wayne Garland. "This has to be the most dis- ipointing loss I've ever had," e Baltimore pitcher noted onday night after dropping a I decision to the Oakland A's. was so close to being in the cord books .. . and yet so far vay." The deluxe Oriole rookie was iderstandably depressed. Not ily had he lost a 'game--but a i-hitter and a shutout as well, 1 in the ninth inning! Garland as in command .with a 4-1 no- tter until Dick Green, reac- vated from the disabled list st before game time, singled .an 0-2 count leading off the nth .. : By the time the A's were fin hed, they had knocked Garnd out of the game and lelled two more Oriole pitch- run-scoring hits They added Unearned run in the seventh on another single by Taveras, a sacrifice, an infield out and an error by second baseman Tom my Helms. CUBS 7, BRAVES 3 Andre ' Thornton's two-run single highlighted Chicago's four-run ninth innin'g as the Cubs ended a four-game losing streak. A bases-loaded walk t Billy Williams broke a 3-3 ti and preceded Thornton's hit- Williams eventually scorec the final run on a wild pitch. Fayelteville Wins Easily SPRINGDALE -- Fayetteville's Babe Ruth All-Stars began the district Babe Ruth tournament, in fine fashion Monday evening by walloping the Bentonville All-Stars 25-2. Terry Fraley was the winning pitcher. He fired a one hitter and walked only one before getting relief help from Mike Curtsinger. Rick All red homered 3-5 feet over the left field fence in the second innin'g to lead Fayetteville. Darrell Strange and Allred both added doubles as the Fayetteyille team banged out a whopping 17 hit total. Fayetteville will return to play this evening at 8:00 as they tangle with Springdale at the Springdale Jaycees Park. NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (200 at bats)-Garr, All, .370; R.Smith, StL, .329. RUNS--Wynn, LA, 60; Rosa, Cin, 58; Bonds, SF, 58 RUNS BATTED IN-Cedeno, Htn, 73; arvey, LA, 65. HITS--Garr, Atl, D.Cash, Phi, 117. 143; DOUBLES -- Cardenal, Chi, 24; Stennett, Pgh, 22; Maddox, SF, 22. TRIPLES-- Garr, , Atl, 12; D.Cash, Phi, 8. HOME RUNS-- Wynn, LA, 20; Cedeno, Htn, 19. STOLEN BASES-- Brock, StL, 55; Morgan, Cin, 38. PITCHING (8 Decisions)-- Messrsmth, LA, 10-2, .833, 2.06 , . John. LA, 13-3, .823, 2.50. STRIKEOUTS-Carlton, 137; Messrsmth, LA, 125. Phi, Travelers Fall By 2-1 Score SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) -San Antonio pitcher Dennis Eckersley scattered six hits as the Brewers took a 6-1 decision over the Arkansas Travelers here Monday night. .San Antonio grabbed a 2-0 lead in the second innin'g. Rex Bynum drove in one run with an infield single and Lusi Isacc plated another with a sacrifice fly. Arkansas' only score came in the top of the third. Larry Herndon tripled to left and Gary Raco's sacrifice fly sent him Brewers clinched the Girls Softball West Fork's Junior Miss girls Softball team defeated Purvis Sporting Goods 12-4 at Asbell Field Monday evening in the Girls Softball League. Dena Dennis was the winning pitcher and got some big help from home runs hit by Deborah Mullins,. La. Donna Cornelius and Debra Moore. Jeanne Sizemore added three singles while Rena McAdoo had two doubles and a triple. Dennis added two triples. The win was the ninth in a row for West Fork. In Petite League action West Fork upset Fayetteville Glass 14-5. Connie Warren hit two home runs and pitched West Fork's victory. Candy Fischer was the losing pitcher. Anita Spillers had a double and two singles while Carla Ellis had a single and a triple and Shelley Smith had a double and single all for West Fork. Pam Slanton had two hits for Fayetteville Glass. niiinnniHiniiiinniiiniuinniiiinniiirniiiiDnniiiiinni Slow-Pitch Softball home. The game when they scored twice in the last of the third and FYC Swimmers Shine Fourteen new records were set at the AAU Fort Smith Invitational Swim Meet held this past weekend at Creek more Pool in Fort Smith. From the Fayetteville Youth Center, Kris ten Claybaker took eighth place in the age 8-and- under 50-meter breast-stroke. In the 9-10 age group. Peter Claybaker won the second place medal in the 50-meter breaststroke and Paul Claybaker placed ninth in the 100-meter breaststroke and butterfly in the 11-12 age group. Also Tonay Gonzalez, knocked out Travelers' pitcher tending were Curt Cumbie and Lee Kelly. Fast Pitch Softball Action continued Monday ivening in men's slow pitch Softball. Local 965 slammed Yamaha 19 5 as Bub Ratliff picked up the victory. Whit Hensman was charged with the loss. For Yamaha Terry Ritchie d two RBI's while Dave Harp produced four for the winners, "..arry Stanfield had three runs 'or 965. In the second contest Br'er Frans downed 141 Signal Company 10-3. Fran Gatholo was the winning pitcher and Bill Bottom the loser. David Ray and David Johnson both had three RBIs for the winners while Ken Terry had two for 141st. SEC won the nightcap 18-6 from EPC. Bill Rowe was the winning pitcher and Larry Tibbs the loser. Steve Curry had five RBIs for the winners while teammate Phil Yingst added three runs. Lee Crews paced EPC with two RBIs and two runs. Poindexter Signs NORFOLK, Beach State Va. -forward Long Roscoe Pondexter signed a contract for an undisclosed amount with the Virginia Squires of the American Basketball Association. Hall Of Fame ' : SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Secretariat, Horse of 'the Year in 1972 and Triple Crown winner in 1973, has been voted into racing's Hall of Fame. faiiHiiiiiiiiranniiiiiiiiiifliimniiiiiMiniiiiniiJiiniiiMpra Two games were played i women's fast-pitch Softball a the City Park Monday nigh M c C 1 i n t o n Brothers edge Standard Register 8- 7 in th opener and Hunt'sville Firs National Bank 'ripped Shakes peare 12-6 in the second game. Winning pitcher Penny Pabs had three hits in four trips to McCIinton Brothers, as di teammate Sharon Hunt. Shirle Wilson took the loss for Stan dardC.Reg'ister.-iiinda Ca'rr^o Huntsville got the win over TV Hovendahl cf Shakespeare Huntsville exploded for 10 run in the fourth inning. In men's fast-pitch games a City Park tonight, Baldwi Piano will meet Auto Parts' a 6 and Washington County Ol server will oppose Interstal Systems at 8. The second game will mate the first and second plac teams in the league. The 01 server leads with an 8-0 recorc followed by Interstate System at 7-3. Trailing those two ar Dandy Oilat fi -t, Baldwin. Fian at 5-4, City of Fayetteville wit a 5-5 mark, Purvis-Kemp Ass elates at 2-7 and Auto Part at 0-10. In the women's league, EP eads with a 13-1 recon hounded closely by Burger Chi at 12-1. McCIinton Brothers 12-3, Ozark Floor 10-5, Standar Register 7-8, Levi-Slrauss 5-1 Huntsville First National Ban 4-11, Shakespeare- 2-13 -an Spencer Bonding- Service 0-14 Second Home Run In last Friday's Little Leagu roundup, the Evening Lion McDonald's game informatic was inadvertently omitte Evening Lions won the gam 17-12, paced by Jon Sco Wright's second home run the season. ^=ii^=^== TRI-UKES ANTENNA Sales and Service N«w «r OM4 AHttnnM C»lor'» Bfeek * WhiU ··often · Tawlrt Frn btrmatn 751-7KZ7 TS1-MM 7I1-A2ST s for five runs. In the other American lague games, · the : Chicago hite Sox whipped the Detroit ' ;ers 3-2; the Minnesota Twins nipped the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3; the Kansas City Royals downed the Boston Red Sox 3-2 and the California Angels tripped the Cleveland Indians 4-2. WHITE SOX 3, TIGERS 2 Ken Henderson's one-out homer in the ninth inning powered Chicago over Detroit. Henderson drove his llth homer of the baseball season into the upper deck right field seats off Lerrin LaGrow, 7-8. The Tigers had tied the game 2-2 in the eighth on Gary Sutherland's two-run single. Rich Gossage, 2-3, was the winner. TWINS 4, BREWERS 3 _Steve Brye's run-scoriirg single in the ninth inning provided Minnesota· with a close victory over Milwaukee. A single by Luis Gomez and double by Ed Borgmann preceded Brye's game-winning hit to left. The Brewers had tied the game at 3-3 in the eighth inning on Charlie Moore's RBI single. ROYALS 3, RED SOX 2 George Brett highlighted a three-run second inning with a two-run double to help Kansas City bsat Boston. The Royals scored their runs off Reggie Cleveland, 7-7. Their winning rally was started on a ;wo-oui walk to Tony Solaita before the next five men reached base. Texas Appoints Woman AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) -- Dr. Elizabeth Lanham, professor of management, has been appointed as the first woman faculty member ever to serve on the University of council, which athletics. UT President Stephen Spurr announced the appointment from a slate of five--all women--sent to him by the Faculty Senate. The only other woman to serve on the council was a coed in 1971. Winner Nelson Briles is now -3. : ANGELS 4, INDIANS 2 : Nolan Ryan broke a personal :hree-ga'me losing streak with lasl-inning relief help, leading California over Cleveland. The Angels took a 2-0 lead off Steve Arlin, 2-4, in the second inning on a run-scoring singla by Ortand Ramirez and an RBE fielder's choice by Mickey Rivers. Texas athletic governs men's VAUGHN/ 7 BATTERY CO. MS S. School EXTRA HEAVY DUTY BATTERIES ColonelTaylor was hard to get along with. Thaf s why his Bourbon isn't. The old man could be an unholy terror. Colonel Edmund H. Taylor Jr. swore that his Bourbon would be the best in Kentucky. And if a bungler or a sloven stood in his way, the Colonel would as soon nail him to the wall. If a cooper delivered some white-oak barrels that were a knot off perfect, the Colonel was the kind that'd grab an axe and stave in every barrel in the wagon. And if a hapless farmer tried .'.: sneak less than choice small-grain corn past the£\ Colonel, his fury, [to they say, could make every window sash in old Bourbon County rattle. He could be a rough, tough, mean son-of-a- something, our Colonel. But, oh, the Bourbon whiskey he made. Gentle on your tongue, soft in your gullet and as smooth as limestone rocks worn slick by spring water. We still make Old Taylor the slow, quality way the Colonel wanted it made. Even now, we don't want to rile him. Old Taylor. His Bourbon.Try it. Old Taylor. It's easy to get along with. For one flawed barrel. Colonel Taylor might take ··* an axe to trie whole wagonload.

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