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ililJiiirmzmiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiri Grant Hall Wally Moon Reflects On Baseball, Then And Now Wally Moon doesn't really look old enough to play in Old-Timers games. He was only 35 when he retired nine years ago. But there he was tjiis summer at Los Angeles, batting against Sal Magile in a Dodgers-Giants reunion before a packed house of 55,000. "I hit the ball awfully hard," said Moon, "But Willie Mays made an over- the-head catch at the warning track in center field. It was a sensational play. The fans went wild -- they weren't used to seeing plays like that in Old-.Timers games.". ·' 'Moon could always hit. In 12 big league seasons, five with the St. Louis Cardinals and seven with the Dodgers, lie compiled a,batting average of .289. He helped Los Angeles to the World Series in- 1959. 1963 and 1965, and the Dodgers won all three times. Sines his two former teams are contending for the National League pennant this year, I wanted to get Moon's views on the · teams, then and now. I found him working, sans shirt, on the tennis courts at John Brovyn University in Siloiam Springs, where he is athletic director and baseball coach. "As athletic director, .1 get to use this hoe here," he said, smiling. "We're still recovering from the flood that hit in June.' The baseball field was under water, and we lost $1500 worth of fence." BEST SEASON JBU had its best season in Moon's eight years there last spring, winning the NAIA District 17 (Arkansas) championship. "We lost at Birmingham to David Lipscomb College of Nashville, Tenn., which went on to finish fourth ,in the nation," said Moon. The' Eagles finished with a 27-10 record. "Coaching is the next best thing to playing," said Moon, "and this is a good age to work with. But sometimes I miss the high calibre of major league competition." Why not coach in the big leagues, then? "I just don't like the travel and being away from home," said Moon. 'I turn down two or three coaching jobs a year because I like Northwest Arkansas. About the .only thing that might lure' me would be a managing job, but you usually have to have major league experience as a coach before you can manage." Moon's most celebrated season was 1959, his first year with the Dodgers. "I had played in the Los Angeles Coliseum the year before with the Cardinals," he recalled. "I saw then that a lot of good left-handed hitters were sitting on the bench. The distance to the left field screen was very short,' so it was natural for managers to play right- handed batters. "HAD A PROBLEM" "As a left-handed hitter, I had cranked up on a few balls in 1958 and seen them caught in right center. It was a long way out there, and the ball didn't carry. So I -realized I had a problem." What he did was to develop what came to be known as a "screen-0" swing. "I could always hit the ball to the opposite field," said Moon. "But the screen in left was high, so I had to practice lofting the ball. I took an inside-out swing, similar to a calculated golf slice. Being naturally right- handed helped me take a strong swing." The results were astonishing. In the month of April, Moon hit 13 "screen-o" home runs in the Coliseum. "Later, I was hurt some and the pitchers adjusted to me, so I didn't hit but 11 or 12 more homers that year," he said. "The reason it attracted so much attention was that it happened early in the season. "The same kind of thing happened with Gaylord Perry this year. He won 15 straight and then' lost six of his next seven." Perry - supposedly isn't throwing a spitball any more, but Moon is skepti- Professional Baseball NATIONAL LEAGUE East cal: "I hit against him, and he had a good one. The thing about the spitter is that a pitcher might just throw one a game but it will come when he needs it the most. Preacher Roe had a great spitter." KNOWS ROGER KAHN Roe was the subject of a chapter in Roger Kahn's wonderful book "The Boys of Summer." "I've known Roger for 20. years," said Moon. And I played either with or against most of the guys in the book: Preacher, Carl Erskine, Gil Hodges, Carl Furillo, Clem Labine, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella and Jackie Robinson." Kahn visited the players 15i years after he covered them in 1952-53 as a sportswriter. He did not pass lightly over the tragic life circumstances which befell most of the men. "At first, I didn't know if the book woud be fair to them,''said Moon. "But Roger treated them v e r y well. In showing that they survived the tragedies, he made good men out of them. I read the manuscript with Carl Erskine before the book was published, and it showed how Carl had done" so much for others in spite of his own problems." (Erskine has a son who is Mongoloid.) How would Moon compare the Dodgers- of his own era with the 1974 edition? "They're similar in their emphasis on pitching, speed and defense," he said. "This year's Dodgers probably have a better offense and more depth, but I don't know if they could handle Koufax or Drysdale. We had super relief pitching in Larry Sherry, Ron Per- ranoski and Ed Roebuck, but now they have Mike Marshall. He's something else." TWO HOLDOVERS The only Cardinal holdovers from Moon's years are Red Schoendienst and Bob Gibson. "I'm pulling for St. Louis," said Wally, "but I'm afraid they don't have enough pitching. I look for Pittsburgh to win that division.' Asked if he considered Lou Brock's impending stolen base record as impressive a feat as, say, Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak or Roger Maris' 61 home nms, Moon said, "Yes. And I don't see anything to stop him." Moon's c a r e e r ended when he "couldn't play three'days in a row without my knee swelling up." He could have continued with the Dodgers as a pinch hitter, but chose not to. Had . the designated hitler rule been in effect then, American League teams would surely have clamored for his services. But Moon noted, "I have no complaints whatsoever. I'm fortunate to have had a good career and made some great friends. People have been good to me." Wally Moon, Jr. is a-senior at JBU, and a student assistant coach at Siloam Springs High School. "He's a good college catcher-outfielder," said his dad, "but he has some eye limitations that prevent him from being a major league hitter. FIVE CHILDREN Wally Jr. is the only hoy among five Moon children. One sister is a sophomore at Hendrix College and the other three attend S i l o a m public schools. Said Wally Sr., "I'm an Arkansan all the way. I piill for the University of Arkansas, even though I went to Texas AM. Norm DeBriyn and I have a good relationship, and I like what I see of Frank Broyles. He's broadened the scope of the athletic department." Well, I'd been -there too long, but I explained that it was quite a kick for me to finally meet someone I'd first seen as an eight-year- old boy. That night in old Busch Stadium in 1956, Don Newcombe and the Dodgers beat Moon and the Cardinals 5-1. Don't apologize," said Moon. "I enjoyed the talk." As I pulled away, he resumed work with, the hoe. "Remember," he said. "This is what I getoto do as athletic director." St. Louis Pittsburgh Philaphia Montreal New York Chicago Los Angeles Cincinnati Atlanta Houston San Fran W L Pet. .524 .512 .504 .472 .434 .423 GB In First Razorback Scrimmage Northwest Arkansas TIKES, Sun., Aug. 25, 1974 r«YimVll-UE, ARKANSAS 3B Barnabas White Runs Wild .441 .389 11 13V4 23 29 'A 66 63 61 63 62 58 65 53 69 52 71 West 78 47 .614 77 50 .606 69 56 .552 64 60 .516 56 71 San Diego 49 77 Friday's Games Atlanta 4-ti, New York 3 0 Cincinnati 10, Montreal 7 Houston 1, Philadelphia 0 Pittsburgh 6, San Diego 2 St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1 'Chicago 1, San Francisco 0 Saturday's Games Cincinnati 6, Montreal 4 Chicago 2, San Francisco 1 New York at Atlanta " Philadelphia at Houston St.' Louis at Los Angeles Other clubs not scheduled Sunday's Games New York (Sadecki 4-7 Koosman 11-8) at Atlanta Niekro 14-10) Cincinnati (Kirby 8-7) Montreal (Blair 7-5) Philadelphia (Carlton 14-7) at Houston (Wilson 8-10) Pittburgh (Demery 4-4 and Rooker 810) at San Diego (Jones 7-18 and Freisleben 9-7), 2 Chicago (Bonham 10-15) San Francisco (D'Acquisto 911) St. Louis (Siebert 7-7 or Foster 7-8) Los Angeles (Mes sersmith 14-5) AMERICAN LEAGUE . East W L 70 54 64 61 63 61 61 61 61 66 58 68 West 71 65 .563 67 58 .536 6l 62 .516 62 64. .492 9 60 66 .476 11 50 77 .394 21 By GRANT HALL , TIMES Siiorls Editor Alan Watson must have fell like Wally Pipp. Pipp was the regular firsl baseman for the New York Yankees until he sat out witii an injury one day and Lou Gehrig stepped in. Gehrig started that game and the next 2129. Watson is lusted as the starting left halfback for the Arkansas Razorbacks, but he missed Saturday's initial preseason scrimmage with a bruised knee. The nominal second-teamcr, B a r n a b a s White, zipped inside and outside for 121 yards on 12 carries. Barnabas, a sophomore from Marion, used his 9.5 speed on dashes of 10. 12 and 17 yards and a touchdown run of 24 yards. But he also had gains of nine, eight, seven and five yards, flashing the same kinds of quick inside cuts he showec might have or (P. at in the spring. Asked if White earned a first-team berth, Coach Frank Broyles said, "No it wouldn't be fair to promote him after just one scrimmage But we were very pleased with him. After he did so well a the beginning, we held bin out," White did all of his running on only three possessions. BARNES SIDELINED Another veteran halfback 'eddy Barnes, had to watch lorn the sidelines with a foot nfection as freshmen Vaughn ;iisby. Tommy Woods and O.C. a c k s o n r a n impressively, .usby gained 116 yards on 111 iarries, Woods 108 on 19 and 'ackson 42 on six. Ike Forte, the starter at right laltback, was held out of the vorkout. "We didn't think he needed it," explained Broyles. "We were very pleased wilh he beginning of the scrimmage," said Broyles, "but the ^layers got tired and the play ;ot sloppy toward the end. I iuppose that's to be expected, though. "Defensively, I was impressed by our older players." He singled out tackles John Rhiddlehoover a n d Brison Manor and ends Ivan Jordan and William Walkins. Broyles added, "Of the younger ones, Mark Lewis and Gary Roper did a good job. I also thought Hawkins and Leotis Harris die well at nose guard." The only serious injury was suffered by Terry Irwin, a'jun ior defensive end from Little Rock. "He hurt his knee for the third time," said Broyles "It's tragic." the right from 37 yard to the loft from 40 yards. He punted twice for a 32-yard average. "Steve will continue to work at quarterback," said Broyles, but we'll give him more icking time in practice." Tommy Cheyne punted once r 42 yards. Asked if Cheyne vcrc. ahead of Little nmter, Broylos answered, "He ias more experience." Broyles had hoped to give quarterbacks Mark Miller, Mike irkland and Scott Bull 40 snaps each, but said. "We only lad 91 total snaps because the players got tired." Bull seemed io get the short end .directing only two possessions to Miller's five and Kirkland's eight. But Bull led his team to a touchdown on one possession and a field goal 01 LITTLE Freshman nected on MAKES TWO Steve field Little con goals of 30 and 42 yards, but missed t the other. Miller nut 10 points the board and Kirkland Bull did not throw a pass while Kirkland and Miller each completed two of three. "W passes sparingly." acknmv ledged Broyles. "We're tryini to sell ourselves on the run." DEFENSE STINGY The number one defens worked only againsl quarto back Larry Blown and his ban of Soulhern California imper senators. Brown came out the chute with three firs owns, two on passes to J.R. :oss ami another by penalty, lit that was lo he all. Rollen Smith stopped the Troan pretenders with an inter- eption at the eight-yard line, le cruised back npfield for 48 ards but Brown's group was ivcn another chance. On the rsl play of the next series, . was Floyd Hogan's turn lo ntercept. Brown failed to move the takes in six subsequent series gainst the slarting defense. Miller opened (he scrimmage by taking his team 70 yards o a touchdown in nine pays Barnabas White gained 39 of he yards in four carries, including Ihe last 24 to pay dirt Liltle kicked Ihe extra point with 40 yards lo spare. Again wilh Miller at quarterback, the firm (Marsh) carried White of and White Lusb the ball unlil lhe reached fourth-and-lhrcc at the 13. Little soccer-kicked a 30 yard field goal, well into Ihi construction area beyond thi north end zone. BULL EFFECTIVE Dull took his team 70 yard; in six plays for the touchdowi and 67 yards in eight plays to the field goal. Barnabas Whit gained 34 yards in the firs drive, and Woods broke for c 0-yard gain in the second. The second march reached he three-yard line, but tha oachcs slrelched a fourth-down enally to 22 yards in order o make Little's field goal more lifficult. He made the 42- ·arder. Kirkland couldn't manufac- ure any points on his first even possessions, and faced hird-and-20 f r o m his 20 on tha eighth. But he outran three de- ciulcrs on a scramble which covered 36 yards lo the enemy 44-yard line. One play later, Lusby ended .(IK scrimmage by racing around the left side for a 41- rd touchdown. Marsh White led the fullbacks wilh 51 yards on 12 carries. Elijah Davis had 12 yards in ;our Iries, Holland Fuchs 10 in ,wo and Sammie Singleton Lhree in three. Fuchs and Woods each lost a fumble, with Richard Fulcher and Steve Elliott making the recoveries. Hogan returned two punts for total of 26 yards. Kenny McCulloch tried one field goal, coming up short from 54 yards. He made the only PAT he tried. With registration set for Monday at the U of A, the Razor- hacks will practice only in Ihe afternoon. Tuesday will he the final day of two-a-days. Boston New York Baltimore Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit Pet. .565 .512 .508 .500 .480 '.460 Oakland Kan City Texas' Chicago Minnesota California GB 6% 7 10V6 13 3V4 6 Chicago Blips Indians 3-fl CHICAGO (AP) -- Bart Johnson shut out Cleveland on five hits and Carlos May and Bill Melton cracked run-scoring singles in the first' inning to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-0 victory over the Indians Salur- Weiskopf Two Strokes Behind Miller Blisters Coarse With 65 day. Johnson, 5-2, recalled from Friday's Games Kansas City 8-0, Milwaukee 41, 2nd game 13 innings Baltimore 4, Minnesota 1 Boston 3, Oakland 0 New York 10, California .4 Texas 5, Detroit 2 Chicago 2, Cleveland 1 Saturday's Games New York 3, California 1 Chicago 3, Cleveland 0 Texas 6, Detroit 4, 10 innings Kansas City 4, Milwaukee 0 Minnesota at Baltimore Oakland at Boston SUNDAY'S GAMES Texas (Bibby 18-14) at Detroit (Holdsworth 0-2) Minnesota (Blyleven 11-15) at Baltimore (Grimsley 14-10) Oakland (Holtzman 14-13) at Boston (Marichal 5-1) California (Ryan 16-13) at New York (Gura 0-0) Iowa of the American Association less than two months ago. beat Cleveland star Gaylord Perry, 16-9, in the nationally televised game. Perry, who earlier this year posted IS consecutive victories, suffered the eighth loss in his last nine decisions. Pat Kelly opened the White HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) -Brilliant Johnny Miller, show- Ing no effects of a long layoff rom the game, came from four strokes oft the pace with a gaudy 65 and established a two- shot lead Saturday after the bird round of the $250,000 Westchester Golf Classic. Miller, the All-American boy who has payed only twice in more than two months, put to- gelher a 202 lolal, a dislant 14 under par on the hilly G,614- yard Westchester Country Cub mrse. "Not bad for a guy in a Sox first a walk, Jorge been saying I'm in a slump. 1 laven't said that, but everybody else has. "It's just that I haven't won for awhile. "I'd like to win again. I really would. I want to win real 27-year-old Miller, Ihe slump," who won year in April. "Everyone has murmured Johnny, his fifth title of the bad." The Tickets To Razorback Games Will Go On Sale Tomorrow Tickets for the general public to all Razorback home football games will go on sale August 26 in Fayetteville and August 28 in Little Rock. The Barnhill Fieldhouse ticket office in Fayetteville will open August 26, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. War Memorial Stadium's ticket office in Little Rock will open August 28 and remain open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm, except for Labor Day, as long as the tickets last. "We will have tickets ayailble for the games either individually or. by. aeason books," said ticket; manager Vera Moody. "This includes the opener with Southern Califor- Cleveland (Bosman 5-2 and Arlin 2-4) at Chicago (Wood ISIS and Bahnsen 11-14), 2 Kansas City (Dal Canton 7-6) at Milwaukee ( Kobel 6-9) Nets Slip By Atlanta In Extra Inning ATLANTA (AP) -- Pinch-hit- :er Norm Miller walked with the bases loaded in the 10th inning Saturday night, forcing in the winning run and giving the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets. Darrell Evans led off the 10th with a single off Bob Miller, 22. After Hank Aaron flied out to deep center, Dusty Baker singled up the middle, Evans taking third and Baker moving up to second on the throw to third. Mike Lum was walked in- tentiionally to load the bases, and after pinch-hitter Frank Tepedino popped out, Miller drew his game-winning walk. It was the sixth consecutive victory for the Braves, who have won all eight meetings with the New York- Mets this year. The Mets sent the game into extra innings on Wayne Garrett's run-scoring single with two out in the ninth. JONE SSCORES With Atlanta nursing a 3-2 laed ,Cleon Jones led off t h e ninth with a single, advanced to third on a pair of infield outs and scored on Garrett's RI single to right. The Mets had taken a 2-0 lead in the first when Bud Harrelson walked, stole second and scored on ones' double play grounder. Rusty Staub then belted his 15th home run of the year. Ralph Garr hit the first pitch from Mets starter Tom Seaver over the left field fence for his ninth homer of the season, and the Braves went on to tie the game in the bottom of the first when Evans doubled and scored on Baker's single. Atlanta moved in front in the second as Vic Correll singled, reached second on Seaver's throwing error and raced home on Garr's single to center. Orta followed with a single and May, ending an O-for-20 slump, singled -home the first run. After Ken Henderson struck out, Melton singled to right-center, driving in Orta. The White Sox added an unearned run in the fourth when Henderson doubled, wenl to third on Perry's errant pick- off attempt and continued home on centerfielder Rusty Torres' wild throw to third. The loss was the Indian's llth n their last 15 games. Johnson struck out seven and walked one. Perry, who allowed seven hits, struck out five and walked one. Johnson retired the first eight Indians before Dave Duncan singled in the third inning. Rico Carty singled with one out in the fourth but Johnson struck nut Charlie Spikes and John Ellis flied out to end the inning. Oscar Gamble opened the fifth with a single was stranded there as Johnson fanned two of the next' three batters. Johnson didn't allow another baserunner until the eighth when he issued his only walk of the game, to Torres. Frank Duffy fanned but pinch-hitter Tom McCraw singled to center. Joe Lis, however, bounced into a double play to end the threat. Pinch hitter Leron Lee sin- Sled to open the ninth but Carty lit into a double play and Spikes popped up to end the game. season's leading money winner with more than $205,000 for the year despite his inactivity of the last couple of months, had a two-stroke advantage over Tom Weiskopf but was looking at the threat of Jack Nicklaus going into Sunday's last round of the chase for a $50,000 first prize. "He's the one I've got to ;hink about," Miller said. Nicklaus was three strokes back at 205. He had a third- round G8 in the hazy, threatening weather. "I've played three adquate rounds," Nicklaus said. "I'm due for a good one. Maybe tomorrow." Weiskopf birdieri the final hole--several minutes after national television cameras had completed their coverage of the event--to take second alone at 204. He had a 68. Nicklaus, second-round leader Dale Douglass and non-winning tour regular Don Beis followed at 205. Douglass had a par 72, Bies a 70. Red Bluff, Calif Falls 12-1 Taiwan Breezes To Little League Crown Larry Ziegler managed a . ound of par 72 despile a ouble bogey on the first noie nd a two-stoke penalty on the 2th where tie took an improper rqp. He was lied at 206 wilh hipper Jerry McGee, who had 70. South African Gary Player ad a sparkling 66 bul was well back at 2^0. Arnold Palmer hot 71 for 212. PGA champion Lee Trvino s not competing. The tall, blond and handsome liller said he has great con- idence going into the last ound. "I've got to the point where jeople expect something from, me. I'm ready for the late.-sea- on finish. I'm not gonna let go of my leading money w i n n e r pot without a fight. "I've given these guys three nonths to nail me to the wall md they haven't done it. Now I vant to finish strong." Miller didn't miss a green, missed only one fairway and Jidn't even come close to mak- WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Pitcher Lin fired a two-hitter Wen-Hsiung and hit two home runs Saturday to lead Kao Hsiung,. Taiwa. to a 12-1 win over Red Bluff, Calif., in the Little League World Series championship final. It was the fourth straight year that a Taiwan team has won the annual tournament and the fifth time in.six years. Lin, a 12-year-old right- hander, used a quick fast ball The four Liltle Rock games are September 14, vs. Southern California at 7:30 pm; September 21, vs. Oklahoma State at 7:30 pm; October 26, vs. Colorado State at 7:30 pm; and November 16, vs. SMU at 1:30 pm. The Razorbacks' three Fay- elteville d a t e s are September 28, vs. Tnsa at 2 pm; October Saints Lose Money NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The New Orleans Saints' business manager figures the club lost about $195,000 because of preseason expenses and lost gate revenues due to the six-week strke. "We were fortunate in play ing only one game at home during the refund period," he said, "And we got 45,000, which was Veteran Pros Tied In LPGA Event At 69 GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- JoAnne Carner and Joyce Kazmierski shot identical three-under par 69s Saturday to move into a tie for the lead in the $35,000 Ladies Professional Golf Association tournament 'here. Both veteran pros had 72s in the opening round of the 54-hole tournament Friday and were set for Sunday's finish deadlocked at 141, three under par. Both openinground leaders-veteran amateur Carol .Flenni- cen, wife of the club pro, and second-year pro JoAnn Wash- im--had poor rounds Saturday ut remained within range of the leaders. Mrs. Flenniken shot a 77 Saturday for a two-day total of 144 while Miss Washam had a 79 and a 36-hole total of 146. Sandra Haynie was one of several women coming in under Dar on the 6,500 yard, par 72 Rollings Country Club course. Her 71 put her only a stroke oehind the leaders at 142, the same as Kathy Whilworth, who matched par with a 72 Saturday. Tied at 143 were JoAnn Prentice, with a 70, and Jan Ferreris, with a 71. Mrs. Flenniken still remained in a good position to successfully defend her amateur title at this tourney. She has won all three previous amateur titles. The defending professional ti- Houston Blanks Phils 1-0 HOUSTON (AP) -- Dave Roberts fired a one-hitter and Roger Melzger delivered a run- scoring single in the eighth inning Saturday night to carry the Houston Astros to a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday night. The only hit off Roberts, 9-10, was Bob Boone's leadoff single to left field in the sixth inning. Roberts outdueled the Phils' Steve Carlton, 14-8 who gave up four hits. Larry Melbourne singled to lead off the Houston eighth, stole second and scored on Metzger's two-out single to center. Through the first seven innings, each team managed to advance just one man as far as second base. Boone was sacrificed to second following his single but was stranded there. Houston got runners on first and second with one out in the seventh on Bob Watson's single and a hit batsman, but Doug Rader flied out and Milt May tapped back to the mound to end that threat. The game took just one hour, 26 minutes to play. Aggies Ready For Contact COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (AP) -- "We're ready to put on pads," Texas AM defensive coordinator Melvin Robertson said after the Aggies had finished three days of conditioning drills Saturday. "This is the fastest start we've ever had." Robertson said. "We already have our whole defensive scheme in. and now we're ready for some contact work." Offensive coordinator Ben Efurt echoed Robertson's feelings. "Our right where and a slow curve to strike 15 of the 21 California batters he faced. He" walked one. The only solid hit off Lin was a fifth-inning h-imer ty Red Bluff first baseman Greg Shoff. That made the score 9-1 and stopped a 45-inning streak in which Taiwan teams had held their opponents scoreless. The only other California hit was a second inning infietc single by Schoff off the seconc baseman's glove. Taiwan rapped Red . Blufl pitcher Mark Keluehe for five runs in the first inning to take command of the game. The big blow 'was Lin's first homer, a towering two-run shot over the left field fence. Lin ended the series with five homers · in three games and a .727 batting average. He also pitched a one-hitter in Taiwan's opening round 16-0 win over New Haven, Conn. Liltle League volunteers from the United States have been in creasingly disturbed at Tai wan's domination of the annua tournament. The number of leagues on Ihe Asian island was increased this year from 23 to '41 in ' ah at empt to reduce Ihe pool of tal ent from which league all-sta .earns are chosen. Chicago Beats Frisco 2-1 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -Jerry Morale tripled home one run and scored the other in a Chicago pitchers collaborate on a six-hitter as the Cubs hea the San Francisco Giants 2- Saturday. Jim Tyrone's one-out wal started the uprising against los er Ron Bryant, 3-13. Morales triple scored Tyrone and And Thornton's grounder -got Mo rales home. Ex-Giant Steve Stone, worked the first five inning and was lifted after allowin two hits in the sixth. Reliever Ken Frailing, Burt Hoolon, Os car Zamora and Dave LaRoch preserved the victory. ng bogey. He Ie holed birdie putts of 15, 10 and 10,, feet on the front side, missed two others of 10 feel, reached the par five 12th in two and two-putted, scored again 'rom 10 feet on the next hole and finished up birdie-birdie after lofting soft iron shots close to the cup. THE LEADERS Saturday In Third round a; J2.iO.000 Wcstchc tfie 6,fil-l-nnl, i»; fry Club course: Johnny Miller Tom Weiskopf Dale Douglass Don Bics Jack Nicklaus Jerry McGee Larry Ziesler Ken Still Miller Barber Drivid fir.iham Brucfi Cmmptnn Jim Colberl Charles Coody Iloinero Blatieas MHJ-OII Rudolph. Tom W.iison John i.lster Gary Player Jerry Heard Bruce Devlin Ha ID Irvvm Genrgc Archer Chuck Courtney Golf CMssIc on ! Westchester Conn- 6968.65-202 70-66-65-58-201 67-66-7?.-2B5 6a-G9-63--203 6868-70-M3 67-67-72--205 70'60 BS-207 57-71-69-207 70-G9 68--207 68-68-72--203 70-69-70--209 70-71-68,-209 7I1-69-7I--218 53-71-71--2 SO 63-74 68--2iQ 63-72-70--210 71-736-210 69-63-73-210 72-7,055--210 70-72-68--220 69-70-72--211 70-63-73-211 Linda Alston Knocks Heads With The Guys Altus Employs Female Linebacker 12, vs. Baylor at 2 pm; andJ the top crowd in the league that November 9, vs. Rice at 1 pm. weekend."- Hist, Sandra Palmer, shot a 72 for a two-day total of 146. May Advances HAVERFORD, Pa. · T o p seeded Kathy May of Beverly Hills, Calif, swept 10 straight games in a 6 4 , 6-0 come-trom- behind victory in the quarterfinals of the Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis championships. linemen took up they left off last spring. The enthusiasm and attitude has just been great. We're ready for some hitting." The Aggies went through a pair of two hour workouts Saturday and enjoyed cooler temperatures as a mild norther blew through Kyle Field for the afternoon practice. Most of the time in shorts was spent on timing drills for the offensive unit while the defense worked on recognition and reaction in preparation for the season opener against Clemson Sept. 14 in Kyla Field. ALTUS, Ark. (AP) -- The Altus-Denning High School football team has a linebacker who is 5 feet 11, weighs 163 pounds and has tp suit up in a room separate from the rest of the team. The linebacker is Linda Alston, 17, a senior who Coach Stacy Wilson calls one of the best of the 17 players on his squad. Wilson said Linda would start at linebacker if doctors who are treating her for a bone ailment give their approval. Linda is to undergo surgery Monday at Fort Smith for removal of pins inserted in her hips lo strengthen them after discovery of an ailment that t e m p o r a r i l y softens some bones. "I'll play," said L i n d a . "I don't think I'll have any problems." Wilson said he asked Linda to try for the team after he saw her in action on the baseball field and basketball court and heard of her exploits on an all- girl football team. "At first, I thought he was kidding," Linda said. But he wasn't and Linda soon was on the practice field. She brings some runners down with sharp tackles, others she "just holds on and hopes help gets there fast," said Wilson.. Linda points out that she has been interested i n sports and competed with boys in her hometown all her life. "They're like brothers." Now, though, she steps up to the center in practice, lakes the snap, moves back and tosses nice spirals without any visible sign of consternation. "We've played baseball with her for years," said quarler- oack Mark Young. "Everybody around here knows everybody else. Really, its not like it was just some girl. She's a good athlete." Wilson said he understood that any go-ahead from Linda's doctor would clear her to play in mid October. That would make her available for several this season. are some corn- having a female But, there plications to football player. "T guess t h e biggest thing is when we had tryouts for quarterback," said Wilson. "Yon know where you have to your hands." (AP Wircpho)o LINDA ALSTON . . .brings down runners as vxll as anyone on the Alias, Ark. football team

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