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With Important 6-3 Decision ers Dismay Cincinn By THE ASSOCIATED Pit ESS '; Tiie Los Angeles Dodgers arc ·alive and well in the National League West. The Cincinnati '. Reds are just alive. . Opening an important three- · game series Monday night, the Do tigers won G-3 and gave the Reds' pennant, dreams a kick in the percentages. "They're the · best club in baseball, there's no doubt about it," said a dismayed -Sparky Anderson, the Cincinnati manager, as his Reds dropped 7'/ 3 games off the Dodgers' front- running pace.'. Tlie Dodgers beat the Reds with S t e v e Yeagcr's grand slam home run in the seventh. "I was. looking for a pitch I could handle," noted Yeager, normally not known for his home run hitting." I got it, a fastball tiiat was down. In. the other National League games, the New York ' Mels beat tlie Montreal Expos 10-4; the St. Louis Cardinals stopped the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 in 13 innings; the Houston Astros trimmed the San Francisco Giants 7-2 and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 9-7, Cincinnati, starter Don Gul-! let, 13-8, surrendered all the Dodger runs on homers in the nationally televised game. Jimmy Wynn earlier hit a two-run homer for tiie Dodgers, the tirst. off Gullett in his last eigl«. starts. Down 2-0, Cincinnati tied the Dodgers in the top of the .seventh on George Foster's f i f t h homer of the baseball season. He hit it after Tony Perez singled. METS 10, EXPOS 4 · Pitcher Tug McGraw's three run double broke a H tie in the eighth inning a n d New York scored three more runs in the ninth to bury Montreal. McGraw, 2-5, who replaced starter Toni Seaver in the seventh inning, delivered the game-winning bit after the Wets loaded the bases. Ed Kranepool walked with one out,and Wayne Garrell singled to center. ASTROS 7, GIANTS 2 Milt May drove in three runs, two of them with a single t h a t capped a four-run seventh inning, to help Houston beat San Francisco. A double by winnei Don Wilson, 8-8. and Roger Mctzger's single gave Houston third-inning r u n off losei Charlie Williams. 1-3, before Houston wrapped up tlie game in the seventh. UUAVES 3, I'ADHES 7 Atlanta struck for two runs in the ninth inning, the tie-breaker on Hank Aaron's single, to bcal San Diego. Ralph Garr and Mike Lum singled and Darrc! Evans walked to load the bases before Aaron delivered At lanta's go-ahead run with an in field single. Philadelphia's Larry Bowa, with a resigned expression on his face, signals for catcher Bob Boonc io hold up t li e throw to second as the 'speedy Already There Lou Brock slides safely. Brock stole u total of four bases Sunday In a double header to bring this season's total to 72. His career tolal is 707. Brock says he .is slowing down some, but yon couldn't prove it by the opposition. (AP .Wirephoto) NFLPA Talks Resume With Team Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Tues., Aug. 6, 1974 £ \ V FAYETTEVH.LE. A R K A N S A S , ' Undefeated Junior Miss Team These 11 members of the undefeated 1974 West Fork Junior Miss Softball team were on hand last week at the annual Norihwcst Arkunsu! Girls' Softball Association picnic to accept the trophy from league president Kay Unison. West Fork, while winning ils fourth straight league title, compiled a 12-0 record a S A stretched ifs four-year wiw Jung streak to Z'i games. (Photo by Otis Sclby Watson) camp because lie thinks the en of the strike is near. "I think something is going t be settled pretty soon," sal Greise. "Owners lost 33 to $5 million last weekend in exhibition games. They're- not going to do that every week." Bradshaw said he came in only after much soul-searching "I' a lot of thought. "I've made my decision and nothing's going to change it." Terry- Hahratty, Bradshaw's rival for the Steelers' quarlti back job, remained on the pick et line. , Among the more notable players -. who also came into camp Monday were defensive Connors Advances In U.S. Clay Court Test INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Hey, Bjorn Bprg -- y o u n g Swedish tennis sensation r o u n d for perhaps another major title -- how's your love life? "Ha," he said ''Monday just - after- "breezing past "Norman Holmes of Melhorne, Fla., 6-1, 6-3, in the first round of the $130,001) U.S. Clay Court Tennis Championships. "The girls don't bother me," the No. 3-seeded Borg explained. "They're good for my inspiration. And, all their cheering and clapping sometimes disturbs opponents." Besieged as usual by flocks WASHINGTON (AP) -- National Football League owners and players, each group claiming to be as resolute as ever Jespite recent setbacks, return to the bargaining table today in another effort to end the 37- day-old player's strike. The NFL Players Association -- shaken by a steady stream of .veterans flowing .into, camp. including recently arrived star quarterbacks Bob Griese of Miami, Terry Bradshaw of Pittsburgh and John Hadl of Los Angeles -- says it is stand- fast and defections are slight. Owners, disturbed by the meager attendance during tlie first weekend of exhibition tackle Bob Lilly and linebacker Lee Roy Jordan of Dallas, wide receivers Jack Snow and Lance Rentzel, guard Jo'e Scibelli and defensive back Cullen Bryant, all of Los Angeles, defensive backs Al Cnlcman and John Outlaw of Philadelphia, and wide receiver Ron Sellers of Miami. Ed Garvey, executive director' of the Players Association, said he wasn't worried by tlie defections. The players' so-called free dom demands have been at the heart of the football hassle since negotiations began March 16. The union wants, among other things, elimination of the reserve ; and":option clauses, a lim- itn on/the"'authority of commissioner Pete Rozelle and veto power for veterans on trades and waivers. The owners have said they would discuss modification but no elimination of games, say the financial losses will have no outward effect on their stance in contract dealings with the players' union. Griese, Bradshaw and Hadl all showed up for practice Monday, joining Dallas star Roger Staubaeh who reported Sunday. Griese saici he came irtto autogr aph-hungry IB-year-old, blond females, champion Crenshaw Suffers Through Ha-Hum Season After - CLEMMONS, N.C. (AP) -' - It's been a long season for Ben 7 Crenshaw, the young man who · ! was .hailed' as ,a world-beater \ then made the painful dis- * covery he was very human. ; · "Maybe winning that soon · · wasn't really good for me," the I - r u g g e d l y handsome youth ··: mused in a soft, Texas drawl ':, as he went about his prepara- ,;- lions for the Thursday start of ; , the PGA national champion, ; ship. ! · "I'd really have to say I'm ; ' disappointed i n - t h e year," said · ; the husky 22-year-old who hit I ! the pro tour with more impact ' · and fanfare than any rookie ; : since Jack Nicklaus. ; : "I'd expected to win again how. I just found out that I've got a lot to learn. "As an amateur. I'd never played in competition tiiis much. You have to learn how long you can play and when you should take time off . "And I had to learn to practice. "I'd never practiced much as an amateur. I played a lot, but I didn't practice. I didn't practice much when I first came on the tour, either. "What really jolted me was when I missed Qualifying for the (U.S.) Open. I'd played in three Opens as an amateur and then couldn't make it my first year as a pro. That kind of opened my eyes." CHAMPIONSHIP HOPEFUL .. .Ben Crensliaw, 22-ycar-atd Texan who hit the pro fjol/ four with amazing /on/are and then slowed to a series o/ second-place wins this year, sans he is on the verge o/ planing wall again despite a strained tendon in his left hand. Cren- shuw is. prcpnriflfl i)i Clemmons, North Carolina /or tha PGA national cJiampioiis.'iip that begins Thursday Crenshaw won three national ollegiate championships at the niversity of Texas. He attract- d a huge gallery last fall when e made his first start as ull-fledged mem'oer of the toui the San Antonio-Texas Open nd he won it. Two weeks later he finishec econcl in the World Open, the .chest tournament in history I was one of the most pheno- lenal starts ever by a rookie n only a handful of 1373 ap- earances he collected $76,740. He's picked up $61,806 in win ings this year, but he .liasn' 'on. Most of his money came n second-place finishes in Tue on and New Orleans. "When you play so bad si ong -- I've never played thi ad this long -- you woncle ·hen you're ever gonna plaj ood again," he said. "It be ins to get to you. "Now I've got this troubk vith my hand. Somehow trained a tendon on the midd! inger of my left hand. "Bnt it. may be helping me. "I'm not talking the club bacl liiite so far 'cause when I do, i mrts, and I've' slowed m; wing down . . . My tempo i nuch better. "Now I feel like I'm just 01 he verge of playing goo gain. "I sure hope so." Porker Prospect Injures Leg CONWAY, Ark. CAP) Leotis Harris of Little Rock the All-American high sclioo ackle who will attend the Un versify of Arkansas, pulled lamstring muscle in his left le Monday while practicing fo the East-West All Star game. However, Harris said didn't think the injury wa serious and said he thought I would still be able to play Sa urday night. Harris, a Hall High Schd graduate, hurt his leg whi running 40-yard sprints. Jauffrer Advances BRETTON WOODS, N.H. -Eighth-seeded Francois Jauf ret held off a challenge fro Doug Crawford of VVesto Mass., for a 4-6, 6-0, 7-6 victor in an opening round match the $50,000 United Stales Lav Tennis Association tennis tou nament. TRI-IAKES ANTENNA Soles and Service New Used Antennas color · Black white Bonftters · Towers Free Estimates 751-7027 TS1-84M 7S1-OJS 1 the Italian, French- aiid vedish opens said all the at- ition is just "part of the me." "Three or four years ago it It a little bit strange, ough," he admitted.' Borg, who pounded the mns- lar Holmes with powerful vo fisted backhands and equal- devastating forehand volleys ared. the : first day's spotlight th - top-ranked Jimmy Conn's of Belleville, 111. While Borg had to hold the rls at bay, Wimbledon singles lamp Connors had his hands with 1973 Clay Court ama- ur champion Pat DuPre ol irmingham, Ala. DuPre, sporting a powerful ut sometimes sporadic serve nd a steady backcourt game, most ,he league's 1 at ions; rules and regu- st service when it hurt n both games as he fell from he field, 6-4, 6-4.. Both . DuPre and . Connors arely came-to.the net through- it the match, which was close 11 Ihe way until CuPre's serv- :e was broken in the final ame of each set. For Borg, however, it was mooth sailing almost all the ·ay. He calmly put Holmes way 6-1 in the first set but railed 2-1 in Ihe second before aking command and allowing lolmes only two more games. Perhaps Borg's biggest prob- em in the first nay of the ight-day tournament was find- ng a place to hide. In spite of is verbal appreciation for"; the iris, -.Borg showed"'-his 'face nly once before' the match. The top-seeded womens' play- r and Connors' fiancee, Chris Ivert, was given a first round ye and sees her first action to- lay. Her younger sister, "eanne, seeded No. 3, defeated fancy Ornstein of Beverly lills, Calif., 6-2, 6-0. Kazuko Sawamafsu of Japan, ourth-seeded, retired from her tonday match with Patty Ann Reese. St. Petersburg, Fla.. after becoming ill. Miss Sawa- matsu lost the first set 7-6 and vas trailing 1-0 in the second len she forfeited, Another upset in the womens bracket was No. 3 Dianne Ganz of Miami Beach, Fla. She lost to Micliele Gurdal of Belgium, 6-1, 6-1. Among those scheduled ilay in mcns* competition .The union, after holdiog a five-hour meeting with some 60 players Sunday, voted unai- mously to support the strong stand of its executive committee at the bargaining table and continue the strike until an agreement is reached. The attendance of the first 11 exhibition games apparently played a major role in the deci sion by the players. Garvey estimated that the owners lost between $3 million and $4 million on the first 10 games which drew only 272,127 ans. A year ago, the first full veekend of NFL exhibitions drew 521,782. John Thompson, Garvey's counterpart with the. NFL Management Council, said the association is mistaken, if it thinks ow fan turnout has weakened he owners' position. Fast Pitch Champions The Washington County Observer won the 1974 Fayelle- ville Men's Fast Pilch Softball League championship willi a 10-2 record. The Observer, 18-3 overall, is the lop- seeded team in the post-season tournament currently in. progress at City Park. In a s c«n i f i n a I game in the. w i n n e r s ' bracket tonight, t h e O b s e r v e r will, nice! I n t e r s t a t e ' Systems o f Rogers. Team mcmbcv.s a r e (kneeling) David Beckhani (14), Charlie Smith (24), Dean Tisdale (21), Tom Tisdale (28), Jerry Jennings (27), Bill Brunncr (25) and Gteg Snowclen (17). Standing: Hkli Plait (26), John Ed Smith (18), J. D. Hash (13), O (I i s Hash (151, Norm Dcbriyu (22),.Alvy Early. (20) . a n d David Kossover (16). ' Coaches Forget Veterans For A While r tor KANSAS CITY (AP) -- Five rookies made their respective coaches forget about striking National Football League vcter- ; Monday night during Kan___, City's 20-12 exhibition victory over the'Detroit Lions. The five are quarterback Dave Jayiies and rumiing backs Woody Green and Tony Grisby. all of the victorious Chiefs, and running backs Dexter Bussey and David Wooley, both Detroit hopefuls. Jaynes, an All-American from Kansas, floated a' -ili-yard touchdown pass to Craig Clark, Utah Slate rookie, the first time he threw the ball, capping 76-yard drive, with- the opening kickoff. Grisby, f r o m -Belh- unc-Cookman, rlppcdut tteough for a seven-yard touchdown arid led the Chiefs runners with 7-1 yards on 12 carries. Green, the Arizona State flash, -contributed vital yardage Has Surgery ·*j i MONROE. La. (AP) -- Former Arkansas tailback Dicky Morton, who injured his shoulder in the Coaches All-America game in June, underwent sur- gery'here Monday. The injury has been tenalive- ly diagnosed as a torn tendon in Morton's shoulder. Morton, who is definitely out of professional football this sea son. said he would return to the Pittsburgh Steeler camp nexl year. He said he injured his shoul der on the first play of the All- America game, but conlinuer to play for a while and scored a touchdown before leaving in the second half. to ilay in mcns* competition to- lay is 1 No. 4 seeded Manuel Orantes of Spain. Second-seeded Hie Nastase of Rumania had not yet arrived for the tourney arid' wasn't Wednesday. expected .until Paragoule! In Tourney Final PARAGOULD. Ark. (AP) - Paragouid, unbeaten in tb Southwest Regional Senio Babe Ruth baseball tourna mcnt, will face New Orlean tonight at 8 for the tournamcn championship. .New Orleans defeated Sa Antonio 4-2 here Monday nigh to earn a spot in the finals. ATLANTA (AP) lendez, whose hobby as a ocket-powered dragster driver as turned into a full-time job. islikcs comparison between --- Russell auto and racing-type firms and he response has been good." Mendez says it will take eight nonlhs to build ·IhV.rockel-pow- imself and daredevil mo orcyelist Evel Knievel, as he n-epares for a spectacular 700 nile an hour run at the world ind speed record. Menilez says what he does is sted and is relatively safe, al- hough he feels 'it is more dan- icrous than Knievel's esca- iadcs. "Evel Knievel sells advenlur- s and death." says Mendez. 'He thrives on accidents. I live dangerously t h a n ho does. I can get killed a lot more eas- ly going 300 miles an hour t h a n le can at 50 j u m p i n g a f e w cars. Everybody tells me I'm crazy." His group regularly tours the country and traveled over 120, 000 miles last year, "and we didn't have one single accident in all that time on the road,' said Mcndcz. In over 35 runs in his drag stcr, he has been involved " one , the machine slightly. The 34-ycar-okl Tampa. Fla., contractor, along with an Atlanta-based group caljert the Rocket Crusade, has a target dale of September 1975 for the record try at the Bonneville, 1 Salt Fiats in Utah. There's only one' problem -$1 million. "We need to raise a million dollars." says Menrtez. who lias sent out 3(10 brochures to top firms around the country, hoping to hire sponsors. "We don't anticipate any problems getting the money. We have been iii contact 1 w i s h ered machine. "We want to build a low profile type which . o o k s more like a car." he ;a'ys. Mcndez. who has been tour- ng the country .with I'hc : grnup n a rocket-powered dragster, 'The Free Spirit", says it has :lonc 325 m.p.h. or 4.fll) seconds in the quarter mile. "You blink and it's all over." lie says. "But it is completely under control." The land speed record currently is 62:i m.p.h.. held by Gary Gabelich. who established the mark at Bonncvillc in the "Blue Flame". s o Kansas City's two f i r s t ha"l? oiichclowns, averaging ,4.2 ·ards per thrust. He wound; up vith 38 yards on 15 tries. -·· Bussey. formerly the prids of Texas-Arlington, stabbed one yard 'for--Detroit's lone louch- ii.-Won!ey picked up 38 yardsloh 15 carries. Rookie E f r e n Horrera of UCLA kicked Held goals-of 32 and 28 y a r d s for the Lions. Robert Currier, a Pndgel. Sound rookie, booted a 22-yarder and rookie George J a k a w e u k o of Syracuse u 34-yard er for .-the Chiefs, who led 17-3 nt halftone. Rookies and free agents'; ·-.- plus four veterans oh eVeh team played this opening g a m p for both clubs before a crowd of 35.521. Chiefs' officials had la make refunds to 8.000.'A year ·' ago. 67.216 saw Kansas City's first home game against New Orleans. ; Chiefs' veterans picketed outside the stadium during tha contest, displaying signs and NFL club owners w i t h "failure to bargain in good f a i t h " aiid "'issuing false propaganda." .... accident, damaging only ^ss* 5 ^ Announcing: Coach Fedosky's S W I M R A N C H We will offer individualized swimming lessons for BOYS AND GIRLS of all aces and for ADULTS. (Limit of 8 per group) A new session'will begin AUGUST 12th -- one hour each day, Monday through Friday, for two 1 weeks. Mew 25 yard pool -- Just north of 71 Bypass Owner Director -- Ed Fcdoshy, Razorback Swim Coach To enroll, plcaaa fill out and return the form below. ; Name Age Phone No ' Please check one: ! ' ( ) Sinker ( ) Paddler ( ) Swimmer ( ) Adult Scaredy Cat [ I prefer a class at: I ( 9 : 0 f t ) 10:00 ( ) 11:00 ( ) 1:00 ( ) 2:00 ( ) 3:00 t ( ) after work For additional family members, attach copies. j Please enclose $25.01) for thfe (en.lessons, Aug. 12th thru 23rd. Send to: Coach Ed Fedcsky, Salem Rd. Rt. 2. Faycttevillo. Arkansas Call 521-2912 for additional Information t ) _ ( ^_ ) ^_ ( ^_ ^_ ^_ | ^_ i ^_ ^ j ^^_ i ^_ | ^_ i ^ r ^^_ ^_ t ^_ ) ^^ r-) ^_ ( ^_ ) ^ r .^ For Beg-nner Student New Pianos from Mason Hamlin Wurlitzei Knnbo Fischer Wurlilzer Ovgans Rents for $15 Monthly Rent tip to six month?. If yon rtecifle to hny, we will make full allowance charge on the purchase price. Give (he children and yourself an opportunity to see just how much musical enjoyment a new piano adds to yonr family life. Call today -- only a llnir ; tied number of new; pianos available for thlBi offer. " Southeast- Corner of Square

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