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Professional Baseball iBiiiiiiiiiiiinni iiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnnii mini iiiinnuiuiiiiniDiNi! AMERICAN LEAGUE East Boston Cleveland Baltimore New York Detroit Milwaukee Oakland Kan City Chicago Texas Minnesota California W L Pet. GB Cincy Reds Drop Dodgers 2-0 61 57 57 54 53 52 West 65 47 57 52 56 54 57 SB 53 60 69 .555 .528 .514 .491 .477 .468 .580 .523 .509 .504 .469 .384 6A 8 12VS 22 Wednesday's Results New York 4, Baltimore 3 Kansas City 7-5, Minnesota 6- Detroit 3, Cleveland 2 Boston 1, Milwaukee 0 Oakland 8, Texas 4 Chicago 2, California 1 Thursday's Games California (Figueroa 2-3 or Lange 3-7) at Chicago (Johnson 4-0) Boston (Tiant 17-7) at Mil waukee (Champion 5-2 or Kobe 5-8) Oakland (Hunter · 15-9) a Texas (Clyde 3-7), N Cleveland (Arlin 2-4) at D. troit (Coleman 10-9), N Minnesota (Decker 11-10) a Kansas City (Fitzmorris 7-3) N Only games scheduled. NATIONAL LEAGUE East W L Pet. GB St. Louis 59 53 .527 Philaphia 57 54 .514 IV Pittsburgh 54 57 Montreal 51 58 .468 .. 6V New York 47 60 .439 9V Chicago 46 62 .426 11 West Los Angeles 73 39 Cincinnati Houston Atlanta , San Fran San Diego 68 · 58 57 50 45 .652 .602 .527 .514 .442 .398 Cardinals Fall To Montreal NorthwMl Arkantai TIMES, Thun., Aug. », 1974 rAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS That body stirring in the Na- onal League's West Division elongs to the Cincinnati Reds, ho have been buried two or ree times already this season ut are breathing once again. Not only are they breathing, ley're fighting. Jack Billingham and Johnny ench provided Wednesday ght's artificial respiration as \e rebounding Reds' blanked os Angeles 2-0 to creep within A games of the division-lead- Dodgers. [ench accounted for all of le game's runs with a fourth nning homer -- h'i s secodn game-winner in as many nights against Los Angeles -- and Billingham made it stand up with a neat six-hitter for his Hlh victory of the season. The Reds also survived a brief fighting flurry in the ninth, triggered by Bill Buckner's hard slide into Cincinnati second baseman Joe Moran. Elsewhere in the ML Wednesday night, Philadelphia edged Chicago 3-2, Pittsburgh battered New York 10-1, Montreal topped St. Louis 7-5 and Houston downed Atlanta 6-4. San Diego and San Francisco were not scheduled. PHILLIES 3, CUBS 2 Bob Bo one's bloop double] chased home two r u n s and key: ed an eighth inning rally that moved Philadelphia past Chicago. The victory pushed the Phillies to within IVi games ol "Irsl place St. Louis which lost to Montreal. The Phils were trailing 2-1 with the bases loaded and two out in the eighth when Boone delievered his winning hit on a 1-2 pitch against reliever Tom Dettore. EXPOS 7, CARDINALS 5 Ex-American Leaguer Larry Biittner, making his first starl for Montreal since being re- called from the minors last veek, contributed a pair of clutch singles, driving in two runs as the Expos trimmed the Cardinals. Biltner singled and scored on Barry Foole's hit in the third and then singled in front of Ken Singleton's RBI-double in the sixth. Steve Renko went all the way for the victory. ASTROS 6, BRAVES 4 Cliff Johnson climaxed an eighth inning Houston rallj with a two-run pinch homei that lifted the Astros past Atlanta. Lee May's RBI-double hat tied the score before Johnson agged his fourth pinch homer of Die season to win it for Houston. Darrell Evans and Dusty Baker homered for Atlanta. PIRATES 10, METS 1 , Rookie Larry Demery limited New York to just three hits for his first major league complete game and Manny Sanguillens and Ed Kirkpatrick slugged home runs for the Pirates. Demery had the Mets shut out on one hit until the eighth inning. Sanguillcn had a two-run homer and Kirkpatrick a three- run shot as the Pirates moved to within 4Vi games of first place St. Louis. Summer Diamond Meetings Continue No Baseball For D.C. Until 76 NEW YORK. (AP) -- Washington, D.C., apparently seek- ng to be the site of major eague baseball next year, like- y will have to wait until 1976. Washington has expressed teen interest in having baseball next season, one year before an expected wholesale expansion by the majors. That became evident Wednesday at the major league summer meetings.- A key proposal under consideration was to play as many as .20 games in Washington in 1975. No announced action was taken on the matter, and an offi- cial decision was expected today following completion of separate discussions by the A m e r i c a n a n d National Leagues, and then a joint meeting of the leagues. But the Associated Press learned that Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn and Ameri- can League President Lee MacPhail have rejected the proposal. The Baltimore Orioles helped trigger the proposal by arranging for a special contract that permits them to play 11 oE their 81 home games elsewhere in 1975. The 11 is significant in Wednesday's Results Philadelphia 3, Chicago 2 Pittsburgh 10, New York 1 Montreal 7, St. Louis 5 Houston 6, Atlanta 4 Cincinnati 2, Los Angeles 0 Only games scheduled Thursday's Games St. Louis (Siebert 7-6) Montreal (Walker 2-1) Chicago (Bonham 10-13) Philadelphia (Rulhven 4-9 Schuelcr 6-11), N . New York (Matlack 10-8) Pittsburgh (Reuss 10-9), N Atlanta (Reed 6-6) at Housto (Roberts 6-9), N Only games scheduled. TEXAS LEAGUE West W L Pet. G El Paso 64 49 .566 -San Antonio 59 55 .518 5% Amarillo 59 55 .518 5V4 Midland , 54 59 .478 10 . East Victoria 65 50 .565 -Arkansas 62 51 .549 2 Shreveport 49 64 .435 15 Alexandria 42 71 .372 22 Wednesday's Results El Paso 10, San Antonio 1 Amarillo 4, Midland 1 Victoria 3, Alexandria 2, 13 innings Shreveport 3, Arkansas 2 League Leaders hat it means the Orioles could ace all the other American eague clubs once each in RFK tadium. the proposed site ol he Washington games and the ome of the Washington Sena- ors before the franchise was moved to Arlington. Tex. in 972 and became the Texas dangers. It does not mean, however hat the Orioles could not play all of their 81 .home games in Baltimore next year. Reportedly, nearly all othei American League clubs hat agreed to the plan, and the At anta Braves of the Nationa eague had consented to play n Washington. Among the Na ional League clubs reportedlj laving rejected the idea wer he Philadelphia Phillies, Pitts jurgh Pirates and New York Mets. It is expected that .Washing on and three other sites--New Drleans, Seattle and Toronto eventually will be awardec ranchises for the 1976 season. New Orleans is the only on represented at these meetings Two officials of the Lousian; Superdome, which is schcdulei o be completed by next year made a special presentation o .heir bid for a franchise t Kuhn at the commissioner's of "ice. When expansion is an nonnced, New Orleans an Seattle are expected to. be ad mitted to the American Leagu and Washington and Toronto I the National League. Hard Training Foreman K e a T y w e i g h t champion George Foreman winds up a right as he works out on (he heavy bag at his (raining Calif. Trainer Dick Sadler of his title against Muham- camp at Ihe Alameda County hangs onto the bag. Foreman mad Ali in September. (AP Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, is in (raining for a defense Wirephoto) Beaver Level Beaver Lake level stoo Thursday at 1118.35 feet abov sea level, down .30 from Wei nesday. Engineers reported th the generators were not bein used. BENCH HOMERS .. .Cincinnati's Johnny Bench gels a pat jrom his third bast coach as he heads jor home after his home run against the Los Angelas Dodgers Wednesday evening Purvis Advances To 31-9 With Win Over Pioneer Purvis Sporting Goods im- jroved its semipro baseball record to 31-9 Wednesday night vi'th an 11-1 win over Pioneer Mobile Homes of Springdale. Danny Dunaway allowed just .hree hits in gaining the victory 'or Purvis. Pat Talkington, who pitched, for John Brown University last year, was the loser. Talkington gave up eight hits, wo each by Tommy Neal, Da- 'id Caughman. Hick Porter and Ken Selby. Pioneer committed our errors while Purvis committed none. Purvis will play Tyson's in he first game of the Springdale nvitalional Tournament Friday nfght at 6. Pioneer will play Tontitown in the second game. Injury Examined CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland Indian John Ellis has returned here .from the team's trip to have his injured ham- string'muscle examined. Ellis,- who plays first base and catches for .the Indians was injured in Tuesday ntghl' game with the Detroit Tigers Indian Trainer Jim iWarfielc says the extent of the "injury will not be known for a coupli oE days. Jazz Signs Counts NEW ORLEANS -- The Na- :ional Basketball Association Jlew Orleans Jazz signed seven- foot center Mel Counts to a multi-year contract. TRI-LAKES ANTENNA ,,, Sales and Service New Uied Antenna* Color · Black Whit« Boosters · Towers : Free Estimates 751-7927 7S1-WN 7S1-OJ57 NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (250 at bats) -Garr, Atl, .364; Garvey, LA, .321. RUNS -- Morgan, Cin, 78; Schmidt, Phi, 76; Bench, Cin, VB. RUNS BATTED IN -Schmidt, Phi. 87; Bench, Cin, 82; Cedeno, Htn, 82. HITS -- Garr, All, 168; 142. End Of An Era Beginning Tiger Stars Traded DETROIT (AP) -- Jim Northrup handed over a pile of blank fan equipment club cards man and to an said, "We're only thinking of one thing now -- winning," insisted Manager Ralph Houk. "... I D.Cash, Phi, 142; Garvey, LA, DOUBLES -- Cardenal, Chi, 27; Stargell, : Pgh; 27; Rose, Cin, 25; Cedeno, Htn, 25. TRIPLES .-- Garr, Atl, 15; A.Oliver, Pgh, 9. HOME RUNS - Wynn, LA, 26; Schmidt, Phi, 25. STOLEN BASES -- Brock StL, 75; Morgan, Cin. 45. PITCHING (11 Decisions) -- Messrsmth, LA, 13-3, .813, 2.18 John, LA, 13-3, .813, 2.58 Caldwell, SF, 10-3, .769, 16 . STRIKEOUTS -- Carlton, Phi, 175; Messrsmth, LA. 159 AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (250 at bats) -Carew, Min, .366; Hargrove, Tex, .342. RUNS -- D.AHen, Chi, 72; iN -- Bur- Grich, Bal, 71. RUNS BATTED roughs. Tex, 92; D.Allen, Chi, 78; Bando, Oak, 78.' HITS -- Carew, Rivers, Cal, 128. Min, 159; DOUBLES -- Rudi, Oak, 1. Scott, Mil, 26. TRIPLES -- Rivers, Cal, 9; Otis. KC, 8. HOME RUNS - D.Allen, Chi, 29; Burroughs, Tex, 22. STOLEN BASES -- North Oak, 40; Rivers, Cal 29- Carew, Min, 29. PITCHING (II Decisions) - G.Perry, Cle, 15-6, .714, 2.32 Tiant, Bsn, 17-7, .708, 2 85 STRIKEOUTS -- RRyan Cal, 241; Blyleven, Min, 162. ' 'Here, I guess I won't be needing these any more." Then he continued to stuff gear into a battered equipment bag and reflected upon the end of his career as a Detroit Tiger. His departure, announced Wednesday in the form of a trade with Montreal, coincides with that of fellow veteran Norm Cash. "I Eigured it h a d to happen sooner or later. I've been expecting it for five years," said Northrup, who was told shortly before Detroit's 3-2 victory over Cleveland that he had been traded to the Montreal Expos for a player to be named after the ; end of the baseball season. Earlier, the Tigers announced Eirst baseman Cash had been put on waivers in order to give him his unconditional release. The day marked the end of 15 years as a Tiger for Cash. Northrup, a 34year-old outfielder, had spent almost a decade with the Bengals. Their parting marks the beginning of the end .of an era for the Tigers, who are stilling criticism by grooming o 1 d timers and grooming youngsters. Detroit entered the season with one of the oldest teams in the baseball but is quickly get- :ing rid of the image. don't anticipate any sbake-up. Where are you going to shake up?" The departure of Cash and Northrup -doesn't think who he'l said he report to Montreal -- leaves only seven players left from the 1968 World Series championship team: pitchers Mickey Lolich and John Hiller, center fielder Mickey Stanley, left fielder Willie Horton, first baseman Bill Freehan, plus designated hitters Gates Brown and Al Kaline. Right-handed pitcher Fred Holdsworth, 22, and shortstop Tom Veryzer, 21, have been called up from the Tigers Evansville farm club to fill the open spots on the roster. Both were members of the Triple-A squad's Ail-Star team. Both Cash and Northrnp saic they weren't bitter over their fate, but neither seemed par ticularly pleased. "I'm not bitter, but I think they could have handled it a little differently," said Cash who will be paid the rest of hi reported $75,000 salary. North rup earns an estimated $50,00f a year. Prairie Creek Tourney Slated The third annual Beaver Lake Men's Four Ball Golf Tournament will be held at Prairie Creek Country Club near Rogers, Aug. 17-18. Qualifying rounds will be played from Aug. 10-16, with entries closing at 6 p.m. on Aug. 16. Teams may declare to play in the championship flight without qualifying if they choose. Entry fee is $15 per person. The tournament will consist of 18 holes of medal play each day. Those wishing additional information may call Began Rountree at 636-7467. New Orleans Wins Crown PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) -New Orleans won the championship of the Southwest Regional Babe Ruth baseball tournament here Wednesday nighl by defeating ParagouM 16-3. New Orleans will go on to the Tournament of Champs at Mattoon, 111., Aug. 17-25. Jets Acquire Woods HEMFSTEAD, N.Y. -- Th New York Jets of the Nationa Football League acquired Lar ry Woods, a 6-foot-G, 260-poun defensive tackle, from th Miami Dolphins for an undis closed future draft choice. Cash appeared in 2,089 AL ames with a lifetime batting verage of .271. In 53 games lis year, many as a pinch hit er, the lefthanded hitting club ouse comic had a .228 aver ge, seven homers and 12 run batted-in. Northrup said he hadn't spok n with anyone from Montreal \sked if he would report, he aid: "No. At this point in time sincerely doubt it." He said he didn't want to be away from his family for six veeks. The lefthanded "Gray Fox," a former football quarterback at Alma College, played in 1,279 er games and batted .207 for his career. 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