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I Professional Baseball By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL LEAGUE Veterans Drifting Into Camps Northwest Arkamcu TIMES, Tuet., Aug. 13, 1974 · 9 AYF.TTtVILLf, A R K A N S A S East \V 61 59 58 55 49 46 St. Louis Philadelphia Pitlsburgh Monli'cal , New York Chicago West 'Los Angeles 75 41 . Cincinnati 70 47 · Atlanta 61 54 Houston San Fran ' San Diego S3 53 46 Pel. .521 .509 .500 .·187 .438 .411 .547 .538 .530 .509 .453 .393 Jlond.ay' Games 5% MA 29% "It was a strike," said Reggie McKonzie, side lost." 1 Philadelphia 4, San Francisco NFL ers Feel Defeated By THE ASSOCIATE!) PRESS long dvawn-out Buffalo guard "and our New York 3, Los Angeles 1 Pittsburgh 7, Cincinnati 4 St. Louis 6, San Diego 5, 13 . innings Only games scheduled . Tuesday's Games Houston (Roberts 6-10) al Chicago (Bonham 10-14) Montreal (Walker 2-10) al Atlanta (Reed 7-6), N San Francisco (Barr 10 5) at 'Philadelphia (Ruihven 4-9), N Pittsburgh (Dcmery 2-4) at 'Cincinnati (Billiirgham 14-7), N Los Angeles (Downing 4-5) at ; N e w York (Matlack 10-9), N. ' San Diego (Romo 5-5) at St. 'Louis (Siebert 7-6), N AMERICAN LEAGUE East W ' Boston . 63 Cleveland 56 Baltimore 57 '· New York 56 .Detroit 55 Milwaukee 54 That was one reaction Monday as National Football League players drifted i n t o training camps across the country under provisions of n 14-dny cooling off period decided on by the players association. Everyone is supposed to report to camp by Wednesday, negotiations with the owners are to resume Thursday and be could agreement isn't reached wo weeks, everyone Is Dsed to walk out again. Kcnzic wasn't the only one ppy with the plan which ilayers say was suggested hief federal mediator W. J. y Jr. I said' I was happy about way we're going in, I'd be ," said Washington defcn- tackle Diron Talbcrt. ensive tackle Dick Himes :n Bay added, "T h i s could the w o r s t thing that d h a p p e n at a time like (his. N o t h i n g ' s settled. This could be ruinous ,o. team unity. We're going in without a contract signed and we're no better off than we were a year ago." Meanwhile, rookies and free agents continued to display their talents in three Monday night games. The Pittsburgh Steelers bombed the Chicago Bears 50-21, the Cleveland Browns edged the San Francisco 49ers 21-20 and the Buffalo Citv Chiefs 35-21. Some veterans were pleaset with Ins plan to return to action. But the Minnesota Vikings were the most reluctant warriors in the league. About 33 decided to ignore Hie players association plan and remain on strike for at least another week. Some coaches were skeptical or downright hostile to the plan and others delighted to get their best players back. "I'm very unexcitcd about it. Usery knows much about football." said San Diego Coach Tommy Prothrol Oakland Kan City Chicago ' Texas Minnesota California L 52 54 57 58 fil 62 West 60 49 60 '5-1 58 56 GO 58 57 60 46 71 Pet. .548 .516 .500 .431 .474 .466 GB -- 3'A SVz 6% B'/z Angel Hurler Srtikes Out 19 Ryan Matches At Record .531 .520 .509 .508 .487 .303 G'/z 8V4 8% 11 22 ANAHEIM (AP) -- On Sept.' 15, 1969, Nolan Ryan, a New York Mels pitcher, watched Steve Carlton, then of the St. Louis Cardinals, establish a major league record by striking out 19 New York Mets. On April 22, 1970, Ryan saw Tom Seaver of the Mets equal Carlton's record against the San Diego Padres. On Monday night at Anaheim Stadium, Ryan watched with something resembling bcmuse- menl as he etched his name nto basebail'sirecord book with 19-strikeout performance. "I guess I'm the only guy n the world to have seen all three of them," Ryan drawled Monday's Games Detroit 5, Kansas City 1 Milwaukee 5, Texas 1 California 4, Boston 2 Oakland 3, New York 2 Only games scheduled Tuesday's Games Chicago (Johnson 4-0) al Baltimore (Palmer 3-0), N . Kansas City (FiLzmorris 7-3) lat Detroit (Colcman 10-9), N . Milwaukee (Champion 6-2) at Texas (J. Brown 9-8). N ' Boston (Tiant 17-8) at California (Figueroa 2-3), N New York (Medich 13-10) at Oakland (Holtzman 12-13), N T Only games scheduled League Leaders in his Texas twang after his p e r f o r m a n c e defeated t h e Boslon Red Sox 4-2. "I've always felt that if all Lhe conditions were right and everything fell into place that I might have a chance at the record." he observed mattcr-of- faclly as he gazed inlo the sea of inquiring reporters afler the game. "I've always felt lhat if al he conditions were right and iverything fell into place IhaU might have a chance al the ecord," he observed matler-of- .'acl lays he gazed into the sea of i n q u i r i n g reporters after Ihe ;ame. " 1 really wasn't t h i n k i n g much about the. record until I noticed something on the scoreboard in the seventh or eighth nning," he said. Elsewhere in the American ..cague, Detroit thumped Kansas City 5-1. Oakland edged the New York Yankees 3-2. a n d Milwaukee heat Texas 5-1. Ryan alsi) tied L u i s of them for strikes - as he won his 15th game of Ihe year. He erased the unhappy memory of his last start when he held the Chicago White Sox hitless for 81-3 third innings beEore blowing the no-hitter of his strikeout-studded career and eventually lost the game 2-1. Sixteen of the strikeouts were swinging. Although he only tied the ma jor league single-game strike out record, Ryan did succeed in erasing Ihe hallowed nami Jerry West Says This Season Is His Last By The Associated Press NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (275 al bats) Garr, All, .360; Mtmtanez, Phi, .324. RUNS--Morgan, Cin, Bench. Cin, 81. HUNS BATTED IN--Schmidt, Phi, 88; Bench, Cin, 88; Cedeno, Htn, 84; Wynn, LA. 84. .HlTS-Garr, All, 177; D. Cash, Phi, 148; Garvey, LA, 14B. DOUBLES -- Cardenal, C h i , 27; Stargell, Pgh. 27; Morgan, Cin, 27; Bench, Cin, 26. TRIPLES--Garr, Atl, 15; A. Oliver, Pgh, .11. HOME RUNS -Wynn, LA, 27; Schmidt, Phi,25. STOLEN BASES-Brock, StL, 79; Morgan. Cin, 47; Lopes, LA, 47 PITCHING (12 Decisions)-John, LA, 13-3. ,813, 2.58 Caldwell, SF, 1-3, .786, 3.15. STRIKEOUTS- Carlton, Phi, 181; Messrsmth, LA, 162. LOS ANGELES (AP) - It was all a bit disconcerting for Jerry West. He has said the 1974-75 basketball season will be his final year and last Friday night the Los Angeles Laker guard, an All Star Tor m o r e than a AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING (275 at bats) -Carew. Min, .368; Hargrove, Tex, .344. RUNS -- D. Allen, Chi, 76; Grich. Bal, 71. RUNS BATTED IN -- Burroughs, Tex. 95; D. Allen, Chi, 83. : HITS -- Carew, Min, 165; Hivers, Cai, 133. DOUBLES -- Hudi, Oak, 31; Scott, Mil, 28. TRIPLES -- Rivers, Cai, 11; Olis. KG, 9. ad the old trike-outs ame. ianl's m; f 32 strikeouts ames. Ryan said he TIGERS 5, ookie Ron omer keyed as City. Mickey ered five r from the Ameri- record book. Feller 1 AL mark of 18 in a nine-inning or league standard ouls in consecutive he still considers itters of last season :hievement than his s of Monday night. 5 5, ROYALS 1 n I.eflore's two-run d a three-run third 1st N e 1 s o n Briles 1 Detroit over Kan- Lolich. 13-14, scat- hits f o r D e t r o i t as the Tigers snapped Kansas City's winning streak at three games. A's 3, YANKEES 2 Jim "Catfish" Hunter notched his 17th victory of the season with a five - hitter, pitching Oakland over New York- The A's won the game on a pair of unearned runs in the eighth inning scored on an error by Yankee third baseman Craig Nettles. BREWERS 5, RANGERS 1 George Scott's two run single and Darrell Porter's two-rui double helped Milwaukee bea Texas. Jim Colborn, 7-10, am Tom Murphy combined to stop Texas on five hits. "I think they'should come in with the idea of staying in' 01 . . , they shouldn't conic in at all r c l l l c l i l "Mcommented Kansas City he a d Hank Stram. "I don' ke the indecinscnifwyrcnincce ke the indecisiveness of L h e latter. It's not good for any ody concerned." In Houston there was a differ ncc of opinion between Coac id Gillman and owner Buc .dams. "I'm not. about to lake a vet ran back under those cond ions," declared Gillman afto earing or the cooling oTf per d. "All it would do is riisrup ur camp. To come in and the naybe walk out two week ater is the most ridiculou hing I've over heard of." But Adams declined to ha players from the Oilers' camp In Monday night's action, Jo illiam, in relief ot slartin quarterback Terry Dradshaw .hi'cvv for three touchdowns an ran for a fourth. Chicago gainc ust five yards on offense i he entire first h a l f . A crow ol 42,325 was on hand in Pitt, burgh. Will Curclon hooked up wit Steve Ilolden on an 80-yai touchdown play in the final sc onds and Chris Gartner bootc Ihe extra point to give Clev land the victory before on 24,008 fans in Cleveland. Mo than C5,000 fans attended last- year. Rookie Gary Marangi threw two touchdown passes and veteran Joe Ferguson threw one in Buffalo's victory. T h e game was played before 39,248 Strikeout King California Angels pitcher No- Inn Ryan now slinrcs t h e American League single game strikeout record of 19 after Monday night's gem pitched against the Boston Red Sox. Above, Ryan holds a game hall m u r k c d with 19-k's. (AP \VirC])holo) fans in Kansas City. Okker Advances TORONTO -- Tom Okkcr ol The Netherlands defeated Paul Kronk of Australia li-3. 2-6, 6-4 in Iho opening round of the 5130,000 Canadian Open tennis tournament. TERMITES ? ·::. CAU. ,, ..\ ADMIRAL PEST CONTROL p Roaches, Ants, Splden, etc. - COMMERCIAL A · RESIDENTIAL.' ·' 442-7298 decade, watched as two rivals for his starting post made noisps West didn't particularly ,vant to hear. Jim Price scored 27 points, was a potent force on defense and in r u n n i n g the offense, Veleran Gail Goodrich scored 16 points and passed well. "They're supposed to be fighting for the starling position opposite me," said West jokingly, "But Ihe way things look, I think it's a queslion of whether I can make the back- court with them." The remark was made in jest in the wake of a basketball game hi which no one lost. The contest was the third annual Ralph Bunche Scholarship Fund game, won 114-111 by a team ol pro all-stars over a powerful conglomerate of former UCLA players, including six one-lime Ail-Americans. a g a i n s t . Playing agains him alone is enough to g e anyone in shape." Goodrich, working out unde a summer running program devised by UCLA Track Coach Jim Bush, s a i d he was "the lowest I've ever weighed lor this time of year. I'm 176 and I'd like to start the season under that." He said he hadn't touched a baskelball for three months before his Friday night ouling. . I "No question about it." said West, "they both played well." West, as ners, was coach of the win- right about his teammates' play. "I'm in the best shape I've ever been in for August," said third-year pro Price. "I'm playing in the pro summer league here and there's an awful lot of competition there Like Mack Calvin. 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