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* · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tues., July 23, 1974 FAYETTEVILLI, ARKANSAS iiniiitiiiiiiniiuiiininiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiii- Professional Baseball liiiininiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiffliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiim NATIONAL LEAGUE East Says World Series Is What Counts Pliihiphia St. Louis Montreal Pittsburgh Chicago New York W L Pet. 49 46 .516 46 49 .484 45 48 45 49 41 52 40 52 West 63 34 58 40 51 4G 50 49 45 53 43 58 .484 .479 .441 .435 GB 3 3 Wi Los Angeles 63 34 .649 -Cincinnati 58 40 .592 5 Houston 51 4G .526 12 Atlanta , 50 49 .505 14 San Fran 45 53 .459 18V4 San Diego 43 58 .426 22 Sunday's Games St. Louis 9, Houston 1 Pittsburgh 6, Atlanta 2 Cincinnati 8. Chicago 2 San Francisco 42, Montreal 0-0 San Diego 7, New York 3 Philadelphia 2, Los Angeles 1 Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Game All-Star Game at Pittsburgh. N Wednesday's Games No games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE East W L Pel. GB Boston 50 45 .52S -Baltimore 49 45 .521 fc New York 48 47 .505 2 Detroit 45 50 .474 5 West 55 41 49 47 48 Jackson Won't Risk Injury PITTSBURGH (AP) '145th time. Gaylord Perry of hope we win, said Oakland Cleveland starts for the Ameri- slugger Reggie Jackson, "butcan League and Andy Messer- il we don't, it doesn't mean smith of Los Angeles for t h e we're an inferior league- We National before a sellout crowd won the world championship the of 50,235 at Three Rivers Sta- pasl two years and that's thejium at a national television important l/ing." audience-NBC. Game time is Jackson, Most Valuable Play-8 : 3o p.m., EOT. cr in both the American League Jackson w n o will be in right and the World Series last year, tteld and ^ No 3i emp hasiz- r°S d ^es°TM^ that he',, play to win, but National League has dominated he wont lake, any chances on the rivalry by winning 10 ofhurting an opposition player or the last 11 meetings. himself. T o n i g h t the midsummer "I'm going to lake the extra showdown will be played for the base when I can," he s'a i d, "and I'm going to tn: tor the diving catch." WON'T RISK INJURY He added: "I don't want to hurt myself or 'my club. It's foremost in my mind that I don't get injured because I'm susceptible to injuries. I haven't played a season yet without getting hurt." Scrappy Pete Rose, who will bat leadoff and probably play left field for the National different ap- Oakland Chicago Kan City Texas Cleveland Minnesota California 45 47 50 45 50 59 Wussler Promises New CBS Sports Coverage WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -Bob Wussler, the new vice president of CBS Sports, says comparing him to a new coach admonishing his team that "no- 8% 17 .573 ,521 .500 .450 .516 47 50 .485 39 59 .398 Sunday's Results Oakland 6, Cleveland 3 Minnesota 10, Detroit 7 California 6, Baltimore 4 New York 5, Kansas City 4 Chicago 6-3, Milwaukee 2-5 Texas 2, Boston 1 Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Game All-Star Game at Pittsburgh, Wednesday's Games No games scheduled body's job is safe corny. s a little bit But the 37-year-old network executive, who shifted from station general manager of Chicago's CBS affiliate 10 days ago to vice president for CBS Sports is making some bold promises. "A year from today you N League Leaders won't recognize the place," Wussler said in New York. "I plan a total facelifting which will follow a thorough re-evaluation of what we do, how we cover things and the image we have to the sports viewing community." Wussler, who as CBS's director of special events, planned coverage of Apollo space shots, political conventions and presidential journeys, is candle for lack of aggressiveness in the sports programming field. The past year, under former sports head William McPhai' CBS, among other things: --Lost Ray Scott, regarded as lie one of TV's most capable ootball announcers; Fired Elgin Baylor for in- competency as basketball color analyst during the NBA play- oFfs and replaced him with rlick Barry. --About a month ago the Kentucky Derby, a CBS staple 'or more than 20 years, ran off to the American Broadcasting o. Two seasons ago, the National Hockey League switched to the National Broadcasting Co. Wussler indicates that he is under pressure to upgrade the network's sports image in a hurry. Recently, he has been meeting with sports packagers, independent producers and others who have TV sports rights that CBS might show interest in acquiring. "Our biggest weakness?'.' he aid. "Leadership and direction. I don't think we are organized to compete with NBC and ABC. 'There is no question that we are running third and at times we are perceived to not even be competitive . . . " League, has a proach. "I'm going to play as hard as I always play. I don't waul to lose," said the Cincinnat' Reels star. Lee MacPhail, the new AL president, doesn't want to lose either and he took steps so tha Dick Williams, the AL man ager, had a rested pitching staff. American League clubs were directed to set up theii rotation so t h a t All-Star pit chers would not hurl last Sun day. Except for relievers, Rolli Fingers and John Hiller, they all sat out Sunday's games. "We're going to win at a 1 costs," said Williams "we'r going to try to keep our be. players out there, whether the are starters or reserves " CRITICIZES MACPHAIL Messersmith, who has ati 11 record and 2.11 earned ru average this season, criticise MacPnail's move, saying. "If kind of faixical to put In: game, ahead of a pennant race It's like a busman's holiday. want to win, but I'm not takin it too seriously." Manager Yogi Berra's Na tional League team will incluc Atlanta right fielder Hank A; ron, the all-time home run kiri in his final All-Star appearanc before retirement. Berra wasn't certain who would follow Messersmith, but ould follow Perry with either oston's Luis 1'iant or Jim Catfish" Hunter of Oak- dnd, .adding that he'd l e a n oward usinjf at least f o u i ilcher-s. Little League Playoff Games H o 1 s u m Bread drubbec ..veiling Lions 23-2 and Sevei Jp downed Campcll-Bcll 7-4 ii ,illle League playoff game icre Monday night. Aaron Clark hit a home ru uul two doubles for Holsum of osing pitcher David Pascha Vinncr Jerry Shackelford gav up just two doubles to Danny 1 Siland and one to Scott Hill. ?arry Rogers, Rocky Bell, Lucas Osborn and John Slalicup doubled for Holsum. Kelly Sharp got Ibe victory 'or Seven Up over Campbell- bell's Randall Sisemore. For Seven Up, Randall Boudrey slugged a home run and Frank rerminella, Jeff Slusarck and J i m m y Moore added doubles. Marc Jones doubled for Campbell-Bell. The tournament will continue at Walker Park tonight, with Cravens meeting Seven Up at 6 and Warner Cable challenging Holsum Bread at 8. Girls Softball NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (225 at bats)Garr, All, .363; Zisk, Pgh, .330. RUNS--Morgan, Cin. 63; Rose, Cin. 63; Cedeno, Htn, 62; Bonds, SF, 62. RUNS BATTED IN--Cedeno, Htn, 75; Wynn, LA, 69. H I T S -- G a r r , All, 149; D.Cash, Phi, 124. DOUBLES--Cardenal, Chi, 25; A.Oliver, Pgh, '23; Maddox, SF, 23. TRIPLES--Garr. All, 13: Slow-Pitch Softball D.Cash, Phi. 8; A.Oliver, Pgh, 8. HOME RUNS--Wynn, LA, 21; Schmidt, Phi, 19; Cedeno, Htn, 19. STOLEN BASES-Brock, StL, 60; Morgan, Cin, 40. PITCHING (9 Decisions)-- Hessrsmth, LA, 11-2, .846, 2.21 , John, LA, 13-3, .813, 2.58. STRIKEOUTS--Carlton, 140; Messrsmlh, LA, 136. Phi, Men's slow pitch soltball continued Monday evening at Asbell Field with three games on the schedule. EPC rattled McDonald's 5J as Larry Tibbs picked up the victory. Benn Schlegel was charged with the loss. Willie Logsdon produced three RBIs for the winners. Dennis Home Furnishing defeated SEC Sheet Metal 11-1. .Vayne Prince the winning hurler and Bill Rowe the loser. 141SI Srgnal Company defeated Yamaha 13-10. Bill Bottom was the winner and Dan Nichols the loser. Jerry Dill had four RBIs for the winners w h i l e Joe Kidd scored two runs for Yamaha. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (225 at bats)-Carew. Min, .382; Yslrzmski Bsn. .331. RUNS--D.Allen, Chi, 60; Ystrzmski, Bsn, 59; Rivers, Cal, 59; Campaneris, Oak, 59. RUNS BATTED IN--Burroughs, Tex, 73; D.Allen. Chi, 70. HITS--Carew, Min, 143; Rivers. Cal, 112. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 26; Briggs, Mil, 22! Carew, M i n , 22. TRIPLES--Rivers, Cal, 7; Otis, KC, 7; Wohlford. KC, 6; Hisle, Min, 6; Darwin, Min, 6; Steve Carlton of Philadelphia, Jon Matlack of the' New York Mets, Ken Brett of Pittsburgh and Lynn McGlothen of St: Louis are the most likely since Montreal's Steve Rogers and Atlanta's Buzz Capra worked Sunday. Williams said he probably Little Rock Player Loses LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Defending champion Zenda Liess of Daytona Beach, Fla., defeated Eu'se D i e t z of Little Rock Monday to advance to the ;hird round of the United States Lawn Tennis Association Girls 14 National Championships. Miss Liess, the top-seeded player in lhe girls' 14 division, defeated Miss Dietz 6-1, 6-0. The girls had byes for the first round, thus automatically advancing to the second round of play Monday at the Country Club of Little Rock. A bye occurs when a participant has no opponent after pairs are drawn. The participant then advances to the next round without playing. Campaneris, Oak, 6. HOME RUNS-D.Allen, 26; Mayberry. KC, 19. Chi, aneris, Oak, 24. PITCHING (9 S T O L E N BASES--North, Oak, 36; Rivers, Cal, 24; Camp- Decisions)-- G.Perry, Cle, 15-3. .833, 1.47 Sprague, Mil, 7-2, .778. 2.48. STRIKEOUTS--N.Ryan, Cal, 201; G.Perry, Cle, 141; Blyleven, Min, 141. 19-Year-Old Jewish Boxer Begins Career While Still Attending High School Travelers Split TL Twinbill LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- The Arkansas Travelers won t h e opener of a Texas League baseball doubleheader against the El Paso Diablos 8-1 Monday night behind the four-hit pitching of Larry Volkening. Then, the Diablos bounced back to take the nightcap 7-4. Volkening breezed in the first game after Arkansas had scored four first-inning runs. The righthander had a no-hitter until Mike Miley doubled with NEW YORK ( A P ) -- Mikei Rossman was afraid to go out for football in high school because he didn't want to risk an injury lhal would affect his vork as a professional fighter. The 19-year-old Rossman, vho fought professionally during his senior year, has acquired a 13-0-1 record punching for pay since last August and also the lag of "The Jewish Bomber." Rossman, who has scored 10 knockouts, could--in the opinion of some boxing observers--develop into the first top Jewish fighter in U.S. boxing in a long lime. "A newspaper man in Philadelphia called me 'The Jewish Bomber,' said Rolhman, who will fight Irish Mike Baker, 192, of Washington in an eight- round middleweight Co - feature two out in the fourth. First baseman Monte Boli- ndon and third Lindsey drove nger was 3-for-3 in the opener, and center fielder Larry Her- baseman Joe in two runs each. Lindsey hit his fifth home r u n of the season. E| Paso knocked out Harry Rasrnusscn. Arkansas' most victorious pitcher, with three runs in the third inning and went on to salvage a split. John Balaz, (he ~ Detroit Only 3 Time Loser By The Associated Press Detroit has already taken a step this week . . . a step back wards, that is. Now it's up to lhe New York Stars and Port land Storm to make sure they don't "catch" the Wheels. Detroit became the firs learn from the b r a n d - new World Football League lo los three games when it bowed 36 16 to lhe Hawaiians Sunda nighl. The Stars and Storm ar the only other winless WF! teams. If the Stars manage to breal their late-game bad-hick spel' them Texas League's lead- a lot of people will see thei , made a two run do it. New York travels to Ph homer in the inning. It was his loth of the year. Jack Donavan picked up lhe viclory in relief. Freeman Dealt INDIANAPOLIS -- Don Freeman, a five-time American Basketball Association all-star guard, was traded by lhe Indiana Pacers to the San Antonio Spurs for a No. 2 draft choice and an undisclosed amount of cash. ladelphia lo play the Bell i Thursday night's national! televised game. In Wednesday night's 'game: Porlland hosls Chicago, Hou Ion is al Florida, Soulhern Cal fornia visils Jacksonville an Memphis is al Birmingham The Hawaiians will host Ch cago Sunday. The Stars almost own In WFL statistical books. They' No. 1 in tola! offense and N 2, jusl behind Philadelphia, totoal defense. But they al: own an 0-2 record. ixt Monday night at Madison uare Garden. Races Held In Nine Divisions At Area Track Motocross racing is said to be one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, in terms of both participation and fan interest. That interest was reflected at the World of Two Wheels here Sunday, as racing was held in nine divisions. Tn the 125 cc. amateur class. Billy Fink took first place. Dwight Segraves was second and Mort Stone third. Barry Fink won the 125 expert class, followed by Ricky Graham anel Galen Sizemore. Finishing first in [he 250 amateur d i v i s i o n w a s Charlie Combs. He was followed by Jerry Evans and Don Pender graft. Tn the 250 expert class, Bill Eddy edged Sam Jones for first place. The first three finishers in the open amateur division were Larry DeVinney, Steve Moffilt and Mike SweeUcr. In the open expert class, Bill Eddy was first, Ricky Graham second and Two ga'mes were on the sche dule as girls softball continued at Asbell Field Monday evening. In the first game the Noon Lions defeated Elkins 21-5. Pam Nordstron was the winning pit cher and Angie Jones was chai'ged with the loss. The Kiwanis defeated Wes Fork 14-1. Lisa Williams picked up the win while Connie Warrei the loss had Iwi homers and a double for thi winners while Warren managed a home run for West Fork. was charged with Tammy Boudrey -- AP Wirephoto MANAGERS MEET .. .Dick \Viffimns,-tefl, o/ the California Angels talks with Yogi Berra oj the tfetu Yorfc Wets : during a workout /or the 41st animal All-Star Baseball Game. Williams mil manage the Amer- , ican League while Berra will head the National League . NFL Owners Promise More Pay For Players Who Cross Lines WASHINGTON ( A P ) -- National Football League owners are sweetening the pot for the 114 veterans who have crossed picket lines and. reported to training camp. The NFL Management Council, bargaining agency for the owners in t h e ' p i.bor dispute with the NFL Players Association, ordered a salary increase Monday night for all players, including rookies and free agents, who are in training. The action came after negotiations had moved b a c k to point zero with no date set for future contract bargaining. Federal Mediator James Scearce said Monday the negotiations had collapsed and that ie did not intend to call anoth- r meeting until "there is reason to believe that the talks will result in progress." In New York, Wellington Mara, chairman of the NB'LMC e x e c u t i v e committee, a n - nounced that it was immediately "authorizing the 26 clubs to implement the improved pay schedule to all players now in training camps." In New York, a boxer must e 20 before he can fight 10 unds. Hossman just turned 19 uly 1. The feature fight will be a 12- sund light-heavyweight fight etween Angel Oquendo of uerto Rico and Argentina orge Ahumada, who in his ght narrowly missed winning e light heavyweight title hen his bout with champion ob Foster ended in con- oversial draw. Rossman, of Turnersvijle, '.J., got interested in boxing y hanging around gyms as a id in Philadelphia where he urned into an avid fan. A photographer asked him to ose Monday during a press unchcon with left hand extend- d and his right hand held close Barry Fink third. Scott Lackey won the compc- JJ tition for minibikes, followed by L e e Houston and Wes McLaughlin. In the powder puff event for girls, Carla Eddy finished first and Debra Jones was second. In the beginners' street legal division, Paul Ames sped to victory. He was followed by Steve Houston and Jerry Taylor. break the union, 'which they said would not happen. Among their demands, tha players want elimination of the reserve and option clauses. :.:::. The owners have said acceptance of the players 63 demands, including the 13 'v called freedom demands! would lead to anarchy. They say they are willing to talk modification but not abolishment of NFL This means that each rookie rules and regulations, will now get $200 a week while, Mara, owner of the New York rather than a daily Giants, said earlier it n o w - i s in camp. pay of $15.65. And the veterans who defied the union will get an additional 10 per cent of their salary, up to $10,000 for the training season. Earlier in the day, Scearce conducted a brief bargaining session to which the players union sent seven representatives i :| c!v the NFL w i l l flay the exhibition season with rookies, free agents and the veterans who reported to training camp. Under a ruling by the council, fans who have tickets for the Hall of Fame game in Canton. Ohio, Saturday and for the first week of preseason games but the management sent only Aug. :2-5 will be able to get a atlornev Sargent Karen. Tchma if Ihey want it and apply "There are no proposals," for tne mmp -y « ht)Urs befor « faid Karch as he walked down the game. · _ the hall afler remaining in Ihe . room only a few minutes. "I'll 1 Trading Compliment's be back when there are nropos-| PITTSBURGH (AP) All-Star als (he players association · Lou Brock has 60 stolen :cs vishcs to give us. i and he . s ahead nf A a u r y Then Scearce announced that W ills 19S2 pace when he swiped ne did not plan to call a n y i a ,. ecor( j jQ4. more meetings at the present 'me. NFLMC representatives said Sunday, after 2V, days of nego-: b o o ( h for the-All-Star clash, rations which ended with the Brock's tribute to Wills: iwners walking out, that they » He . s lhe Godfather of t h e vould not allcnd any more Basepalhs " "Lou is the youngest 35-vear- old I've ever seen," says Wills, who'll be in the broadr ing meetings until the union made new proposals. : At a news conference here Monday afternoon, Bill Curry, union president, and Ed Garvey, the executive director, accused the owners of refusing to negotiate in an attempt to Deserves Mention A report of last week's girls Softball game between Fayctte- ville Glass Company and West Fork failed to include the information that Susan Winborn of the Glass Company hit two home runs. o his body. "No, that's not lhe way," iossman said quielly, slriking stance with his right hand ex- ended and his left arm tucked o his boely. ''This is the way the old Now that's a imers did iose." Rossman stopped being a stu- lenl-fighler when he was graduated in June, and he's happy aboul lhat because his chosen rofession prohibited him from eing an "average" sludcnt. "The kids would go lo parties and I couldn'l, and I'd have to ;et up at 4:30 and do road work jefore going to school," he said. "And I wanted to go out or football bul I couldn'l because I was afraid I'd break a leg or somelhing (which would interrupt his boxing career). "Kids in school, they play around. In (he gym, guys are serious." Stan Smith Wins Festival Singles Crown CHICAGO (AP) - Slan Smith caplured the singles title at the International Feslival of Tennis Monday night with a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 viclory over Marty Riessen. Smith collected $9,000 while Riessen earned $4.600. With partner Tom Gorman, Riessen split another $2,400 in the doubles finals, as they beat Raul Ramirez and Brian Gottfried 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. 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