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16 · Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Wed., Aug. 7, 1974 FAVETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS Move Back To Within 6Yi Reds Down LA With Bench HR Johnny Bench walked up t o f b a l l . the plate thinking "home run" Bench's game-winning blast all the way. Then he translated his thoughts into action. Bench hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning to carry the Cincinnati Reds to G-3 decision over the Los Angeles Dodgers Tuesday night and make the National League West race a little more interesting. "We won tonight, now we have to win tomorrow night and then get about six more," Cincinnati's All-Star catcher said after the Heds cut the Dodgers' lead to 6 1 /; games. 'It's going to take a jot for us to catch, them. Even if they split the games they have left (the Dodgers have 51 remaining), we'd have to play .700 JUST CHECKING .. .golfers Arnold Palmer, right, and Jack Nicklaus check over a card telling the distance of the holes at Tanglewood Park Tuesday during a practice round for the PGA Championship which begins Thursday. Nicklaus has won three previous PGA Championship, Palmer none In Letters From Laymen came off a screwball from Mike Marshall, the Dodger relief star. .. · Elsewhere in the National League, the St. Louis Cardinals took a doubleheader from the Montreal Expos 5-4 and 9-4; the Houston Astros blasted the San Francisco Giants 13-4; the Atlanta Braves stopped the San Diego Padres 5-2; the Philadelphia Phillies hammered the Chicago Cubs 8-3 and the Pittsburgh Pirates nipped the New York Mets 9-8 in 11 innings. I With the Reds and Dodgers tied at 3-3,' Pete Rose led off the 10th with a single and one out later, Bench blasted his 21st homer into the left field pavi- lion off Marshall, 11-7. Los Angeles tied the contest when Wynn hit his 26th homer of the baseball season. ASTROS 1, GIANTS 4 Left fielder Gary Matthews dropped Tommy Helms' liner for a two-base error and Houston rallied fo rlhrce unearned runs in the sixth inning and went on to beat San Francisco. Mill May's one-out single and a two-out single by Doug Rader started the rally., Matthews then dropped Helms' liner and both runners scored, breaking a 3-3 tie. · BRAVES 5, PADRES Z Home run king Henry Aaron drove in four runs with two homers and right-hander Phil Nickrp hurled Atlanta past San Diego. Aaron, who passed Babe Ruth's record 714 homers ... April, tagged his 14th and · 1.5th of the season, raising his all- time record to 728. A single by. Ralph Garr and a walk to Darrell Evans set up a three-run homer by Aaron In the third inning and lie opened the sixth with another. PHILLIES 8, CUBS 3 Willie Montanez hit his first major league grand slam home run to lead Philadelphia over Chicago. . PIKATES 9, METS 8 Gene Clines reached base on an error by shortstop Bud Harrelson in the llth inning and later scored on an error by pitcher Tug McGraw to help Pittsburgh heal New York. WFL Teams Admit Giving Freebies Tonight in Philadelphia, the Bell will host the Memphis Southmen in a World Football League game. A crowd of 30,000 is expected, but it's anybody's guess how many, of those will be paid admissions. The rookie league has. been rocked by reports of "papering the house" with free admissions to its games -- most not a b 1 y Philadelphia, which claimed over 120,000 spectators for its first two home games when in fact only 20,000 had paid for their seats. So the surprising, often amazing claims of attendance in the WFL's first month have become suspect. After boasting an erilhusiatic reception, the WFL has been sent running for cover. Over-all, five of the 12 teams, responding either independently Nicklaus Getting Help CLEMMONS, N.C. '(AP) -When things go bad, the customers always write. So mused Jack Nicklaus, noting that his mail box is stuffed with suggestions on how to cure his golfing ills. "You'd be surprised . how Vets Continue To Trickle Into Camps WASHINGTON (AP) -- Representatives of the striking National Football League players and club owners were scheduled to meet again today with ·^ federal, mediator W.J. Usery » Jr., as veterans continued to *; trickle into various training j! camps in defiance of the 38- J day-old strike. 5 Usery met with the two sides r Tuesday, and the only an- J nounced result of those meet- j. ings was that they would meet \ again this morning. « Meanwhile, management said * that as of Tuesday over one Se. fourth of the .NFL veterans hac ·5 reported to preseason training .» camps. A spokesman for the ', NFL Management Council pui | the number of defections at 350 yor 28 per cent of the total NFL work force, and claimed that 111 of them were starters He said 910 veterans, about 500 of those starters, remain out ol camp. Tuesday's camp arrivals in eluded kicker Pete Gogolak o the New York Giants, defensive tackle Jon Kolb of Pittsburgh middle linebacker Nick Buoni conti and offensive tackle Norm Evans of Miami and guan John Niland of Dallas Niland said it was "God's will" that he join 19 other Dal las veterans at the team's camp in Thousand Oaks, Calif VETERANS MEET But a group of about 30 Min nesota Vikings veterans, at a meeting Tuesday night, decided to begin working out as a uni but reaffirmed their decision not fo report to camp. Cornerback Bobby Bryant speaking for those who attend ed the two-hour meeting which included Coach Bud Grant said, "We'll be working ou rj± b TM nob ? dy is fi° in S t camp. The mam purpose of tfu " ?s lo get ourseu ' e Bryant said Grant attendee .Jout one-half hour of the ses f/,° n V was not involved ii «t, d S, U 5 1 ?Lf f . U «'«Wke.H, -n invited ti tions, 'ing Tuesday's negotia '£.?. s ' n «'«'Thtin Followii ions day, mediator Usery sa lrf h , to, consummate an agree Usery said he "was verv pressed with both sides' desir jo dig in as hard as they coirt o see if they could find a rcso lution to the problem." World Tennis Team By The Associated Press WORLD TEAM TENNIS Tuesday's Matches Philadelphia 25, Pittsburgh 2 Denver 20, Toronto-Buffalo 2 Hawaii 26, Chicago 20 .any letters I get from people ho know what I am doing rong," said the game's great- it collector of major titles, al- wing himself only two days reparation for defense of his GA Championship beginning lursday. Nicklaus, whose last victory as the Hawaiian Open Feb. 3, co-favorite with South Af- ca's Gary Player in the tour- ey over the 7,050-yard, par-70 title-holder Jack Burke Jr., who decided not to compete. ' NOT TOTALLY HAPPY "I am not playing that badly," said Nicklaus, who breezed in Tuesday for his second tour of the course. "But I've not been totally happy with my game. "I've been close several anglewood lursday. course starting At last count, 146 louring and ub professionals. were pre- ared to tee off in the 72-hole mrney that ends Sunday. Late withdraw]! included ale Irwin, the U.S. Open lampion, whose wife is ex- ecting a baby; veteran Julius oros, suffering from a back jlment; Buddy Allin, who has times, in a position to win. Bui each time I've backed off.' Nicklaus practiced Tuesday and planned another round to. day. Wolfpock Touring RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Caro]ina State's national championship basketball team, led by AI!-American David Thompson, left early today for a 17-day, seven-game goodwill tr - - - - - 1 17-day, seven-gi :our of the Orient. Wolf pack Coach Norman Sloan and 10 State players will meet the national teams of the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong and Japan, beginning with three games in Masore shoulder, and former nila Aug. 10-12. "Usually, I like more'prepa. ration," the 30-year-old Nick Jaus said. "But I had no more early practice last year when I won at Canterbury (Cleveland) Player, wirine rot the Masters and British Open this year ant at 37 challenging Nicklaus for the world's' No. 1 golf ranking has been working out assi duously since Sunday. . "I would love to add the PGA," the South African said "It would make this a wonder ful year for me." Ben Hogan i the only player-to win three o the four major titles in on year. He captured the Britisl and U.S. Opens and the Mas ters in 1953. No golfer has swept all four in a single year. r directly to Associated Press nquiries, said they had given away 158,000 free tickets to heir home' games. Assuming hat none of the other seven eague teams gave tickets away, the paid attendance for he league's first 24 games is 63,000 or an average of 26,000; Bell Executive Vice President Barry Lieb admitted his club gave the extraordinary number of tickets away. Only 13.800 of the 64-719. pai dfor the natoin- he home opening 55,534 admis sions were paid; just 6,200.0! ally televised game against New York two weeks ago. "We just had to do it or we vould have been a joke," Lieb said,-"I admit .we lied to every one. What can I say? I never bought the figures would comi out." But- they did come out, a. :hey have in a number of other )laces -- to a lesser degree -around the league. And the re action of people around the cir cuit has been surprise, shock and dismay. "God, this really hurls," sail Southern California Sun Gener al Manager Curly Morrison "Why in hell would they di something like that? It's bad. I didn't serve any purpose to in flate the gate." League . President Gary Da yidson said that the league 1 initial policy had.been for eacr team to announce only a turn stile count and not divulge pair attendance. 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