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Mets Roll Past St. Louis Seaver Back In Form Tom Seaver pitched a baseball game for the New York Mels and it was no sweat. Better yet, it was no pain. After a prolonged absence with a bad back, Seaver returned Friday night and showed flashes of old time brilliance by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 with a four-hitter. While overpowering the Cardinals with a stunning fastball, the two time 'Cy Young award winner was more pleased with his physical condition. "The big thing," said Seaver, "was that I was able to pitch and not have pitched since July 7 because of a sciatic nerve condition in his over the past few weeks. Seaver hrew 108 ptiches, including 55 of 66 fastballs for strikes. O t h e r National League scores, Chicago Cubs 10. Philadelphia Phillies 7; San Francisco Giants 5, Cincinnati Reds 4; Pltsburge Pirates 3, Montreal Expos 0, and Houston Astros 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 7 in 11 innings. The San Diego-Atlanta game was rained out. The shutout was the first of the season for Seaver, 7-6, and his first complete game since June. 1 back. On Friday night, Seaver made up for his lack of work Billy CUBS 10, PHILLIES 7 Williams hit a bases-loaded home run in the sixth inning, powering Chicago over Philadelphia. The homer was the 13th of the season for Williams and the eighth grand slam of his career. With two outs i nthe sixth and he score tied 3-3, the Cubs col- ecled five straight hits to break the tie. GIANTS 5, REDS 4 Steve Ontiveros and Ken Rudolph cracked two-run singles to highlight a five-run third inning that carried San Francisco over Cincinnati. Winning pitcher Jim Barr, 85. triggered the outburst against Don Gullett, 12-7, with a single. PIRATES 3, EXPOS 0 Willie Stargel and Richie Zisk drove in first-inning runs and Dock Ellis and Ramon Hernandez combined for the victory. With two out in the first, A] Oliver extended his hitting rthwett Arkanxu TIMES, Sat., July 27, ARKANSA* 1974 streak to 20 games with a single and Slargell followed with a ine drive triple to right. Zisk .hen delivered Stargell with a single to right. Bob Robertson added another run in the seven th with his 10th homer of the year.. ASTROS 8, DODGERS 7 Larry Milbourne beat second baseman Dave Lopes' t h r o w home following Roger Metzger's llth-inning Houston grounder and gave close victory over Los Angeles. Milbourne led off the- llth with a single, was bunted to second and took third on Greg Gross' single off Mike Marshall, 11-5, before Metzger hit his decisive grounder. mniiiitiNiiiiinniiiniiiiimnniuiyniniiniiiniiiiiinr Professional Baseball NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST Philadelphia 50 47 .515 St. Louis . 48 50 .490 2V* Pittsburgh 47 50 .485 3 Montreal 46 50 .479 3'A Chicago ;42 53 .442 7 New York 41 54 .4328 WEST Loa Angeles 65 35 .650 Cincinnati 60 41 .594 5!4 Houston 52 48 .520 13 Atlanta 51 49 .510 14 San Fran 46 55 .455 19H Sail Diego 43 59 .433 23 FRIDAY'S GAMES Chicago 10, Philadelphia 7 Sand Diego at Atlanta, postponed San Francisco 5, Cincinnati 4 Pittsburgh 3, Montreal 0 New York 3, St. Louis 0 Houston 8, Los Angeles 7, 11 '""'"SATURDAY'S GAMES St. Louis Frosch 2-2 at Chicago Bonham 9-11 Pittsburgh Brett 12-6 and Kison 5-4 at Philadelphia Ruthven Critics Still Skeptical About Davis' Home Run Shots WFL Following College Club Batters Siloam Springs Texas Ranger Tally 4-7 and nighl Twitchell 4-2, 2, twi- S an Diego Spillner 5-5 at Cin- -cinnati Carroll 2-0, N Los Angeles Downing 3-4 at Atlanta Morton 11-7, N ·-Montreal McAnally 6-1 at -New York Apodaca 2-5, N The fusion of p^pwer, opportunistic baserunning, and Brian Holt's three-hit, eleven strikeout pitching accelerated Fayetteville College Club to a 5-3 victory over Siloam Springs in a District American Legion Tournament contest at Springdale's Jaycee-'Stadium last night. It was the second victory for t h e locals in tournament competition. A triumph tonight against the winner of the Harrison-Siloam game will sweep the cahmpionship of the double elimination series for College Club. Jackie Davis contributed the power, blasting two home runs in his first two times at bat against Siloam starter B o b b y Leach. The first of Davis' solo shots came in the first inning-a roundtripper to l e f t center that bounced off a car. In the fourth, again with nobody on Davis lowered his trajectory lining, a homer to straightaway left. Keen baserunning tied the game for College Club in the San Francisco D'Aoquisto 9-7 "at Houston Dierker 6-6, N SUNDAY'S GAMES Pittsburg at Philadelphia - St. Louis at Chicago -Los Angeles at Atlanta ·-·- San Diego at Cincmanti ·Montreal at New. York « San Francisco at Houston AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST Boston 51 46 526 ·Cleveland 50 46 .521 1 A ·Baltimore.*. 50 .47 ;515 1 -New York' 50 47 .515 1 MILWAUKEE 47 50 .485 4 Detroit 46 50 .474 5 WEST 'Oakland 57 41 .582 , ·Chicago 49 47 .510 7 : Kan City 49 47.510 7 Texas 50 50 .500 8 Minnesota 47 52 .475 10'A ·California 39 61 .390 19 FRIDAY'S GAMES Tesas 10, Chicago 6 · Baltimore 9. Cleveland 5, '""Sew York 5, Milwaukee 1 Detroit 1, Boston 0. 10 innings · Oakland 5, Minnesota 3 · Kansas City 3, California 2 SATURDAY'S GAMES Detroit LaGrow 7-9 at Cleve- fourth and secured the contes in the fifth. After Davis' homer in the fourth, Rick Karnbacl stretched an error by seconc baseman and eventual losinp pitcher Jerry Jennison into i base hit, sliding headfirst inti the bag. With Bob Stephens a the plate, Karnbach set sail to third. His slide distracted thirc baseman Todd Jackson from the catcher's throw. T h e bal flew into left field, and Karn bach surged home with the ty land J. Perry 9-8 ' Minnesota Corbin Oakland Hunter 14-8 5-3 at Chcago Johnson 3-0 at Texas Hargan9-5, N " Milwaukee Champion 4-1 at Baltimore Garland 3-3, N ' New York Tidrow 7-8 at ·Bbston Cleveland 7-8, N Kansas City Dal Canton 5-4 at 'California Figueroa 1-2, N Huge World Junior Golf Event Set SAN DIEGO (AP) - The largest field in its seven-year history is shaping up for the Junior World Golf Championships which get under way Wednesday over four courses in the San Diego area. ' T h e biggest jump in interest 'comes among girls 15 to 11 years old. Only 26 competed last year, but 49 are registered this year including defending champion Suzanne Cadden, 16, of Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Also signed up ars 56 other players from 29 countries outside the United States, compared with 44 from 27 nations a year ago. A total of 633 young golfers will play, compared with 585 who gathered here in 1973. '·· The other champions who are back include Tim Robinson of Shingle Springs, Calif., moving up from boys 10 and under to boys 1-2; Jackie Nicoletti of San Diego, moving from girls 10 and under to girls 11-12; Vic Wilk of Sepulveda, Calif., moving from boys 11-2 to boys 1314; Johnny Cummins of Corona, Calif., moving from boys 13-14 to boys 15-17, and Randy Bare- riaba of Honolulu, boys 15-17. If either Miss Cariden or Barenaba wins again, it will be the first time a player has repeated as champion In the oldest division. . "Bui Suzanne especially has the toughest field in the tournament to overcome, said Mrs. A. S. Smith, tournament direc- ·"We've got the most players ever in the girls 15-17 field and a big share of them have impressive credentials." The golfers under 15 will play over 54 holes, finishing up on Friday. The older players will go 72 holes and finish Saturday. Greene Wins Bass Tourney ASHDOWN, Ark. (AP) - Th Bass Tournament at Millwoo Lake was won Friday by Je Greene of Center, Tex., wh had a three-day catch o! 5 pounds, 10% ounces. Phil Greene of Monroe, La took second place with a tot catch of 55 pounds, ll'/zVa ounci Lanny Verner of Lufkin, Te whose catch weighed 64 pound 2 ! /i ounces, was third. Jeff Greene received $3,0 for his efforts. Phil Greene g $1,500 and Verner took horn $1,250. Dick Lassiter of Fort Wort Tex., received $1,000 for catc ing the largest single bass the tournament, the fish weig ed seven pounds, 13%% ounce run. Then, in the fifth, College ub broke the 3-3 tie with a ngle and stolen base by Rick aylor, a wild throw to second 'Jess Goodman that moved aylor to third, and a sacrifice y to righl by Randy Porter, i the seventh, a perfectly ex- uted suicide squeeze wilh ick Taylor bunting and Bob ephens, who doubled and trip- d in the game, charging for e plate.' College Club meet tlie inner of the 0:30 Harrison-Slam match at 8:30 tonight. Fast Pitch Softball NEW YORK (AP) -- Some] people take a reserved approach to the enthusiastic reception the World Football League has received in the three weeks since its first .season started. They say that when the National Football League starts playing, the WFL's attendance will drop off. . ': · ' Members of the New York Stars don't feel that way, however, and the Stars have played before over 140,000 people in their three games this season. "The people who come to Stars games don't go to the NFL games, I think," said Stars' quarterback Tom Sherman. "And in the cities where there aren't NFL teams, the people are going to keep coming." "But New York needs another Texas Ranger second baseman Lenny Ranrtle scores in (he third inning against Chi- cago on a throwing error by White Sox left fielder Carlos May. Attempting In make the put-out at home is W H 11 e Sox catcher, Ed (AP Wircphofo) Hermann. Cleveland Falls To Baltimore Perry Tagged Again team, Moses too," sayj pla Latjerman. I .cekicker know a Regular season, action con- luded Friday evening in the uen's fast pitch softball league. Dandy Oil defeated the Wash- ngton County Observer 14-3. Russell Ogle was the winning pitcher and Dean Tisdale the oser. John Patton homered for andy while Bill Brunner collected for the losers. James 3aker went three for four for lie winners while Tisdale prb- luced two doubles for the Ob- eryer. In the second game Baldwin [owned Purvis 13-7. W.J. White- lead was the winning pitcher and Jim Carson was le loser. Ken Merritt for Baldwin McCutcheon imacked two doubles and a riple. Tournament play gets undcr- vay tonight when Baldwin meets Auto Parts at 6:00 and the City of Fayetteville tests interstate Systems at 8:00 lot of people that go crazy for football-no matter who's play- ,es March el and lad a home run w h i l e Mike Malvern Wins State Crown MALVERN. A r k . (AP) -Pine Bluff lost to Malvern 10-5 Friday night as Malvern captured the state Babe Ruth baseball tournament. Malvern now advances to the southwest sectional playoffs at Paragould next Friday. At that time, Malvern and Paragould will face a team from Louisiana and teams from East and West Texas. mg. A lot of those people have shown up at games the Stars have.played. New York opened the season with a loss before 59,112 at Jacksonville against the Sharks, welcomed 17,943 to 21,000-seat Downing Stadium for their home opener, then trayel- 1 e d to Philadelphia last Thursday for a 17-15 triumph over the Bell before 64,719 and a national television audience. "Our games aren't on the same nights as the NFL, f o r one thing, so there's no compe- titon" says defensive tackle John Elliott. "And for another thing, there are people who have season tickets for the NFL New York Jets and Giants that still come to our game." The game they saw in New York was a horrifying 32-29 loss to the Birmingham Americans after the Stars had breezed to 315 first-half yards and a 29-3 lead in intermission, the lights at Downing stadium were dismally dim-players, coaches and fans admitted it-and the hometown heros lost. Thursday's triumph over the Bell should help as the Stars return to New York to face Jacksonville this Wednesday night to try and avenge their opening If you're in Cleveland and in a tight sporl-or if you're Reggie Cleveland, 0-2 in a tight spot- what do you throw? If you're Cleveland's Gaylord Perry, you throw a fastball. If you're Boston's Reggie Cleveland ,you try a curve. And if you're either one, you get burned.. Perry tried to sneak a fast one past Baltimore's.Paul Blair in the ninth inning Friday night and Blair snuck it into the left field seats for a game-tying two-run homer. Two innings later he hit a sacrifice fly in a four-run burst that carried the Orioles to ah 11-inning 9-5 triumph over the Indians and shackled Perry with his third straight loss. Cleveland...Reggie, that is....was no-hilling the Detroit Tigers for 6 2-3 inings. Then he tried to fool Jim Nettles with a curve. The ball ended up on the warming t r a c k in center field, a solid double. Four innings later, Jim Northrup's single, only the third hit off Cleveland, gave the Tigers an 11-inning 1-0 victory. In Friday night's other games !ew York beat Milwaukee 5-1, Texas topped Chicago 10-6, Oakland defeated Mincsota 5-3 and Kansas City turned back California 3-2. YANKS 5, BREWERS 1 Jim Mason had three hits, including his fourth homer of the year, Elliott ' Maddox singled home t w o runs and Lou Piniella and Chris Chambliss knocked in one run apiece New York's victory over the Brewers. A's 5, TWINS 3 Bert Campaneris drove in two For Cotton Bowl Classic Tickets Go On Sale DALLAS -- More and better tickets are to be available for the general public in the 1975 Cotton Bowl Classic mail order sale that starts August I and continues through the entire month. Through a reallocation of seats in the Cotton Bowl Stadium the ticket customers will have an option either yard-line purchase end-zone tickets. Yard-line seats are priced at ten dollars and end zone locations are six dollars. All upper deck seats are considered yard-line in the classification. Individuals may order any number of tickets, however, no more than 10 yard-line tickets should be requested on a single loss. the lot for us,' win has to do a said Stars Coach Babe Parilli. "People like night football, and the only time you see it in the other league is on Monday night. Football, let's face it, is the No. 1 sport. I jusi ing to it hope the people keep com to see it in New York" order. If more lhan 10 tickets are desired, two or more applications with separate checks or money orders should accompany each request. There is no naxinium limit on the number of end-zone tickets per order. After all requests are received and filed, separate drawings will be held to determine the order in which applications for aoth classificaton of tickets will be filled. If tickets are still available,in the mail order allotment after August applica tions are filled, the sale will continue with September purchasers participating in t w o additional separate drawings. In event the availability of yard-line tickets is oversubscribed during the month of Au- gust, the customer not acquir ng yard-line tickets in the dra\ will be privileged to parlicipat 'n the draw for end-zone tickets, f he makes that stipulation on lis application. A fifty cent mailing fee must added to check or money order wilh each request, all orders should be made payable to the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association and mailed to Box 7185, Dallas, TX 75209. Four of the seven winningest teams in intercollegiate football for the past seasons have played in t h e Cotton Bowl Classic during that span, and on January 1, 1975 the Southwest Conference champion will he matched once again with one of the nation's winningest teams. Avoiding A Confrontation Philadelphia Phillies catcher Bob Boonc vaults over sliding Rick Rcuschcl of die Chicago Cuhs as he throws to second during an attempted double play In the third inning of Friday's game In Chicago. Reusclio! was forced at home nu i liases-loaded grounder hit by Jose Cai-denal of t h e Cubs In third baseman Mike Schmidt. Schmidt threw to Boone in time for the force, hut the throw to second was too late to complete t h e double photo) play. (AP Negotiations To Resume WASHINGTON (AP) -- Strik- ng Nalional Football League players and owners of the 26 NFL teams agreed on Friday to resume bargaining next week under the supervision of the top federal mediator, W. J. Usery Jr, Usery, director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, said he would take personal charge of the lalks. He said the nearly month-long dispute "is threatening to cause severe disruplons in Ihe negotiators." Usery asked the slriking players lo meet wilh him on Monday, and asked Theodore Kheel counsel for the league owners, to meel with h i m on Tuesday. Negotiations between the two parties would resume on Tuesday afternoon, following Ihe Kheel-Usery meeting, it was learned Friday. There have been no t a l k s since last weekend, when the owners broke off negotiations with the players' representatives and the mediators. According to Usery's sched ule, he will meet wilh Ihe play ers commiltee at 4 p.m. Mon day; with the managemen committee at 10 a.m. Tuesday and with both sides at 2 p.m Tuesday. Travelers Nip San Antonio L I T T L E ROCK (AP) -Monty Bolinger's two-out singl in the bottom of the ninth liftcc Arkansas to a 2-1 second-gami victory over San Antonio and split of a double header Frida; night. The Brewers won the ppene 3-0 behind the shutout pitchin of James Stricklnd. Bolinger' hit drove in Rudy Kinard, wh ha'd walked off starter and lose Luisi Penalver to open the ninth Kinard was sacrificed to se cond, then scored on Bolinger' hit. The only run Ihe Brewer Wire- could score In the second gam came on a first-inning home ru jby Glenn Monroe. Chi Chi Rodriguez Produces Course Mark uns with a bases-loaded singls o highlight a four-run sixth in- ling rally that gave the Oak- and A's a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins Friday night. Bert Blyieven, 10-11, was tha ictim of the Oakland uprising. With one out, Joe Rudi walked a n d Claudell Washington grounded out. Angel Mangual singled to score Rudi and a single by Dick Green and a wa!': to pinch-hitter Pat Bour-. que loaded the bases. Bill Campbell replaced Blyie- ven and gave up an infield single to Bill North. Campaneri3 then lined a single to right field to cap the burst. The A's scored another run in the seventh inning on a walk to Reggie Jackson and singles by Rudi and Washington. Rookie Glenn Abbott, with relief help, won his third game of the season. Larry Hisle drove in all three Minnesota runs with a homer and a sacrifice fly. ROYALS 3, ANGELS Z George Brett's two-run singlo gh-lighted a three-run rally in e ninth inning and carried tha ansas City Royals to a 3-2 ctory over the California Anels Friday night. Losing 1-0, the Royals loaded le bases on singles by Richie clieinblum, Jim Wohlford and iurt Bevacqua loaded the bases efore Brett delivered hi3 ame-winning hit. Fran Healy then knocked in ic third run of the rally with sacrifice fly off Skip Lock- vood. A wild pickoff attempt by (ansas City starter Steve Busy led to the California run, vhich was unearned. After lickey Rivers walked with ona 'lit in the fifth, Busby tried to lick him off, but his throw went vild and Rivers sped to third lase. He scored easily as Doyla Jppcd a ground-rule double to ight. PORT CREDIT, Ont. (AP) --, ii Chi Rodriguiz, down to a inny 116 pounds, uncorked a istering 63 and swept into the ad after Friday's second ound of the $200,000 Canadian ·pen Golf Tournament. Rodriguez' seven - under - par core set the course record on le 6,788-yard Mississaugua oif Club layout, represented is best effort in a decade and been bettered on the pro our only twice this season. His 131 total for two rounds, he best 36-hole score of the ·ear on the U.S. Pro - tour, ?as nine under par. But he had only a one-stroke ead halfway through this low- coring natinal championship. Iappy-go-lucky Larry Zeiglcr, vlio has had more fun than success in nine years on the tour, matched the 63 and was alone n second at 132. Dick Rhyan,, a 39-year-oI( .our veteran who has yet to vin, had a 66--133 and Bobb; Nichols managed a 67--134. Jack Nicklaus holed a pitch ing wedge shot for an eagle two ;ot in with a 65 and lieadei i huge group at 135, five unde par but four strokes back of the 'uerto Rican's leading total. I shot 65," said Nicklau ,vith a shrug, "but so did every body else." Nicklaus joined de 'ending champion Tom Weis kopf and Lee Trevino in cri .icism that the course was se up to easy. The tees were pushed forwar on the par-three holes, o n e o the par-five holes and th course--subjected to a drizzlin rain most of the morning play ed extremely short. 'It's a shame," Nicklau said. "It belittles the course," sail Keiskopf. "Yes," Trevino replied to question. "I think it's set u too easy." 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