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10 Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tfiurs., July T8, 19Z4 FAVETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS . Professional Baseball Fdyetteville Blasts Arkoma In Tourney By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AMERICAN LEAGUE East W Boston Baltimore Cleveland Milwaukee New York Detroit 49 47 46 46 45 45 Pet. .538 .522 .517 .505 .495 .484 6 6 9 91 17 SPRING DALE The Fay- Â·Oakland 53 39 .576 Chicago 46 44 .511 Kansas City 46 44 .511 Texas 45 49 .479 ' Minnesota . 44 49 .473 California 37 57 .394 Wednesday's Results ' Texas 2, New York 0 California 7, Cleveland 5 Oakland 2, Baltimore 0 Boston 6, Kansas City 3 ' -. Minnesota 10, Milwaukee T Chicago 7, Detroit 1 Thursday's Games Oakland (Hunter 13-8) at Cleveland (G. Perry 15-2), N - Minnesota Butler 3-3) at Detroit (Coleman 7-9), N Kansas City (Splittortf 9-9) at New York (Tidrow 7-8), N Boston (Drago 5-6) at Texas (Jenkins 11-9), N Only games scheduled Friday's Games Oakland at Cleveland, N ' California at Baltimore, N Kansas City at New York, N Minnesota at Detroit, N Boston at Texas, N Milwaukee at Cliicago, N NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. -Philadelphia 46 45 .505 .500 .484 .456 .'38 etteville Babe Ruth All-Stars after absorbing a surprise 12-2 defeat at the hands or Springdale Tuesday evening rebounded here Wednesday evening to shake Arkoma 15-4. Duane Dunn pitched the Mrs I two and a half innings before giving way to Kendal Keene who finished and recorded the Strange had an im- win. Darrell pressive evening at the plate with three "triples that just as easily could have been home runs and seven important RBIs. Gip Gibson added a triple and Kenny Harriman a double in a Fayetteville attack that netted 12 singles. By contrast Arkoma produced only seven sing les for losing Anderson. pitcher Richarc Fayetteville returns to action tonight at 8:00.with Bentonville. Storen Buys Toms NEW YORK -- Mike Storen announced his resignation as commissioner of the Americar Basketball Association.and saic ie had purchased the struggling Memphis Tarns franchise. Montreal St. Louis Pittsburgh Chicago New York Los Angeles Cincinnati Houston Atlanta San Francisco San Diego 44 44 41 30 38 West 56 49 50 42 42 32 38 44 45 52 55 .427 .656 .596 .527 .526 .447 .433 5% 12 12 19 Vz 21 Foster's 12th-lnning Blow Sinks Cards ST. LOUIS (AP) The night strikeout. was to have belonged to the The 38-year-old Gibson; St. Louis Cardinals' Bob Gib- ki g hjs 2 79th consecutive know."" 1 George Foster chdn't^*^ gs a starter , blazed Foster, a Cincinnati Reds out-a fast ball past the Reds' Cesar fielder also had no knowledge Geronimo, in the second inning of what he hit in the 12th in-to become only the second in ning, but his blow beat Cards 6-4. thehlstory to reach the 3,000 level. JOINS JOHNSUN "All I know Is I'm sure it was In joining Walter. Johnsonr a breaking ball," admitted Fos-who had 3,508, he-also fanned ter, whose two-out double lifted Reds' .starting pitcher. Tom the Reds 5W games behind the Carroll and set down Geronimo Los .Angeles Dodgers in "Â·--- - "Â·""' "Â·'"Â· "'-"" '- "Â·- National League West. And. in so doing, it spoiled But after fanning Johnny the momentous occasion of Gib-Bench for his 3,003rd strikeout son's 3,000th major leaguein the seventh, Gibson was the on a called third Strike-in .the fourth. Cougars To St. Louis NEW YORK -- The American B a s k e t b a l 1 Association announced the Carolina Cougars had been purchased by four New York area executives who will move the team to St. Louis. WTT Match Sold Out BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Lobsters of the World Team Tennis League say their July 28th home match against Billie Jean King and the Phila-del- phia Freedoms has been s o l e out. P a u l Scarlata, busines; manager, said Wednesday 4,001 seats have been sold at Brown Rink on the campus of Boston University, and t.h a t standin! room only tickets will 'go or sale at 6 p.m. Ju y 28. McCraw Reshuffled CLEVELAND (AP -- Th Cleveland Indians purchase, outfielder-first baseman Tomm; McGraw from the Californi Angels Wednesday. Wednesday's Results San Francisco 6, New York 2 Â· Pittsburgh 11, Houston 3 Atlanta 7, Chicago 2 Cincinnati 6, St. Louis 4, 12 innings San Diego 15, Philadelphia 1 Montreal 5, Los Angeles 4 Thursday's Games Pittsburgh (Reuss 8-7) at Atlanta (Reed 6-4), N Chicago (Stone 3-3) at Cincinnati (Norman 9-8), N Houston (Osteen (8-7) at St. Louis (McGlothen 12-5), N Montreal (McAnally 6-10) at Los Angeles (Messersmith 10-2), N Only games scheduled Friday's Games Pittsburgh at Atlanta, N Chicago at Cincinnati, N Houston at St. Louis, N Philadelphia at Los Angeles, N Montreal at San Francisco, N ifted for a pinch hitter amid ;roans from a crowd'of 28,743."I thought he was getting a ittle tired," explained Cards' Manager Red Schoehdienst. "He-was also leading off the nnihg,-and I thought we might let a run." The Cards failed to score with he maneuver, however, and ibson left with the score tied 4-4 as a victim of poor support. "Our Â· defense was bad," Schoendienst said. "We gave Ihem all but one run behind him, and we should have had a double play on one." EARLY LEAD Cincinnati, s w e e p i n g t h e three-game series, - took ' an early lead against Gibson on Bench's run-scoring single the opening inning and an unearned run in the second. But Carroll, plagued by wild- ess, walked Reggie Smith and Ted Simmons to start the Cards second-and Joe Torre powered his sixth home run. ' . Smith also picked on a Carol change-up for his 13th homer and a 4-2 St. Louis lead an inning later, then Gibson's luck again soured. Dan Driessen's routine fly to left field became a double when Lou -Brock lost it in the lights and Ken Griffey's vicious grounder eluded Simmons a first base to score a fourth inning run. The 4-4 tie was forged when with two out in the Reds' sixth Dave Concepcion singled am scored after Griffey walked on Terry Crowley's pinch hit. BENCH SYMPATHETIC In at least partial sympathy with Gibson was Bench, wh noted, "He had" a hard slide and a hard breaking ball. "Both clubs had beautifu relief," remarked Bench, whos accurate throw eliminated potential St. Louis run followin a Reds error in the 10th. "The worked out of more toiig situations "than we did."' Mike Carman and Rich Foil ers escaped Cincinnati threat in the 10th and llth before Fo kers, 2-1, faltered in the 12th. Barrel Ghaneydrew a.one-ou walk and ..Concepcion agai singled, then Foster drilled a Orlando Pena delivery on a lin 3,000 CAREER STRIKEOUT . . .SI. Louis Cardinals' Bob Gibson throws a pitch past Cincinnati's Cesar Geronimo in the second inning of Wednesday night's game to record the 3,000 strike out of his career. Gibson thus became the second pitcher in baseball history to amass that total Three Run Double Boosts Travelers SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Rich Leon, League Leaders for his second win of the season against the Travelers. He was Arkansas NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING 200 at bats.-- Garr Atl. 365; R- Smith, St L., 331. RUNS -- Rose, Cin, 60- Wynn, LA, 60; Bonds, SF, 60 .Schmidt, Phi, 59; Brock, St L 59; Morgan, Cin, 59. '. RUNS BATTED IN -'Cedeno, Htn, 73; Garvey, LA 65; Wynn, LA, 65. HITS -- Garr, Atl, 144; Gar Vey, LA, 118. 'DOUBLES -- Cardenal, Chi 24; Maddox, SF, 23. : TRIPLES -- Garr, Atl, 12; D. Cash, Phi, 8. .'. HOME RUNS -- Wynn, LA, Â·20; Cedeno, Iltn, 19. :Â·Â· STOLEN BASES -- Brock, St Â·Â·L 56; Morgan, Cin, 39. ' PITCHING - - 8 Decisions -- Messrsmth, LA, 10-2, .833, 2.06 John, LA, 13-3, .813, 2.58. ':Â· STRIKEOUTS -- Carllon, Phi, 137; Messrsmth, LA, 126. AMERICAN LEAGUE Â·'-', BATTING 200 at bats -- Â·Â·Â·Carew, Min, .379; Yztrzmski, -Bsn, .327'. RUNS -- Campaneris, Oak, Â·58; Ystrzmski, Bsn, 57; D. Â·,A!len, Chi, 57. Â· RUNS BATTED IN ^Burroughs, Tex, 71; D. Allen, Chi. 66. HITS -- Carew, Min, 134; Rivers, Cal, 107. 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