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Professional Baseball Boston New York Baltimore Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit Oakland Kan City Texas Minnesota Chicago California American League Eusl W L Pel 72 CO .545 70 02 .530 67 65 .508 65 66 .496 64 70 .478 62 71 .466 West 77 57 63 64 70 65 66 68 65 69 52 82 .575 .519 .519 .493 .485 GB 2 5 6',4 9 10 'A VA VA 11 12 St. Louis Still In Division Fight Lou Brock, Cardinals Riddle Frisco Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Mon., Sept. 2, 1974 FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS THE A5SOCIATED PRESS base By THE Today's ly's lesson in larceny comes from Lou Brock, slcaler extraordinaire: .388 25 Sunday's Games Oakland 5, Detroit 3 Minnesota 9, Boston 8 New York 7, Chicago 5 Milwaukee 3, California 1 Baltimore 7, Kansas City 1 Texas 10, Cleveland 3. Monday's Games Milwaukee (Colborn 8-11 and Rodriguez 6-4) at New Y o r k (May 5-2 and Tidrow 11-10), 2 Boston (Tiant 20-9 and Mari- clial 5-1 or Pole 0-0) at Baltimore (Grimsley 15 ; 12 and C'.ie! lar 16-10), 2 Cleveland (G. Perry 17-0) at Detroit (Holdsworlh 0-2), N Chicago (Wood 19-16) at Kansas City (Fitzmorris 10 4). N California (Quintana 2-1 or Xanana 9-15) at Oakland (Abbott 4-4), N Minnesota (Decker 13-11) at Texas (Bibby 18-15), N National League East W t, Pet. GB Pittsburgh 70 63 .526 -St. Louis 69 65 .515 I'A Ph:iaphia 66 G7 .496 4 Montreal 61 70 .466 8 New York 60 71 .453 9 Chicago 55 75 .423 13',4 West Los Angeles 84 49 .632 Cincinnati 81 53 .604 3Vi Atlanta 73 61 .545 1H4 Houston 68 05 .511 16 San Fran 60 74 .443 24 V4 San Diego 50 'S4 .373 3414 Sunday's Gamos Philadelphia 8, Houston 1 New York 3, Atlanta 0 Montreal 2, Cincinnati 1 , Stl Louis 8, San Francisco 1 Chicago 4, San Diego 1 Los Angeles 6, Pittsburgh 2 1 Monday's Games · Philadelphia (Carlton 14-9 and- Schueler 8-13) ac Pittsburgh (Reuss 14-9 and KUjn 6- "I just wait for a spot, pick it--and lake it." That formula f o r . success helped Brock swipe four bases in the St. Louis Cardinals' 8-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants Sunday, giving him 98 for the season. Maury Wills' single-season standard of 104 is about as safe as those voyagers steals Sunday on the Titanic. Brock's four Ty Cobb's 96 thefts in 1915. Only Wills, who swiped 104 in 1962, remains for Brock to catch. Elsewhere in t h e National f.eague Sunday, Los Angeles beat Pittsburgh 62, Philadelphia blasted Houston 8-1, New York blanked Atlanta 3-0, Cincinnati edged Montreal M and Chicago defeated San Diego 4-1. Bob Gibson scattered seven hits and two errors by San moved him into second place on the stolen base list, eclipsing Francisco's helped the Dave Cards Kingman to four unearned runs, but Brock's thievery was the main attract- Dodgers 6, Pirates 2 Two - run homers by Steve Ycager and Dave Lopes in the sixth inning powered Los Angeles past Pittsburgh in a battle of National League division leaders. Don Button, 13-9, got the victory, with ninth-inning relief help from Mike Marshall. Dock Ellis, 11-9 took the loss, his first since July 10 Phils 8, Astros 1 Philadelphia's Diek Ruthven fired a three-hitter and rapped two singles and a double himself. Del Unser collected three hits and Mike Schmidt slammed his 33rd homer of the season to highlight Philadelphia's 13-hit attack. Expos 2, Reds 1 Mike Torre, 11-8, fired five-hitter ant! Uon Hunt scored twice for the Expos, once after being hit with a pitch for the 14th lime this year and 241st time of his career. He was hit by a pitch from Don Gullett leading off the third and scored on singles by Bob Bailey and Ron Woods. Tug Mots 3, Braves 0 McGraw, making only lis second start of the season, 'ired the first shutout of his major league career by stop ping Atlanta on five hits. The Mels got a rim in the fourth on singles by John Milner and Rusty Staub and a sacrifice fly by Benny Ayala, then added two in the fifth. tubs 4, Padres 1 The Cubs scored three runs in the first inning, two on an Andy thornton homer, and sailed past the Padres behind the combined six-hit pitching of Rick Rcuschel and Oscar Za- . For mil 1-a Atlantic Win THREE RIVERS, Quo. (AP) -- Tom Klausler of Chicago won the $25,000 Grand Prix for Formula Atlantic cars. Forty- five drivers from North America and Europe entered tho 150- mile, 60-lap race, staged around the streets of the city. About 40,000 spectators lined the 2.5-mile course. Horse Show Champs MARKHAM, Ont. (AP) -r The U.S. team of Jamie Mann, Sue Vanderhyden, Patrick Rica and Bracl Hooker won the Nations, Cup at the Canadian junior international horse show Sunday. The Americans had a team total of only four faults in winning the trophy for the second time since the competition began in 1909. Yanks Ciimb Closer To Boston Sox By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Boston In Red the Sox, front- American League's East Division, and the tailgating New York Yankees made valiant- efforts to blow big leads Sunday. The Red Sox said Bill Virdon, succeeded. "Good " Lesley Hunt Is Out To Prove It Evert Can Be Beaten LOOK. NO ASTERISKS. FOREST HILLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Lesley Hunt says Chris Evert can be beaten and she wants to prove it. The 24-year-old Australian gets her chance in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Tennis championships. Miss Hunt, seeded eighth, heat Sue Mappin of Great Britain, 6-2, 6-0 Sunday while the top-seeded Miss Evert advanced with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Patti Hogan. "I played my first three matches knowing that w i t h each one I was one match closer to Chris," said Lesley. "I'm just delighted that we're meeting. I'd like to prove to myself that I can beat her after coming so close." Miss Hunt battled Chris through 46 games -- with time out for 12 hours sleep -- in the second round at . Wimbledon. But while Lesley slept, Chris studied a televised replay of the early part of their match, came back and posted an 8-6, 57, 11-9 victory. Miss Evert, who has won 55 straight matches and is seeking to add the U.S. Open to her whose surging Yankees downed the Chicago White Sox 7-5 -less than 10 minutes before the Red Sox succumbed to the Minnesota Twins 9-6 when pinch hitter Bob Darwin singled home the tying run in the ninth inning and Pat Bourque iollowed with a three-run homer. "Now that makes it two games out," Virdon added. Elsewhere, the Oakland A's stretched their lead in the AL West to Vk games over Kansas City by defeating the Detroit Tigers 5-3 while the Royals lost to the Baltimore Orioles 7-1, the Texas Rangers routed the Cleveland Indians 10-3 and the Milwaukee Brewers shaded the 7),.2 San ·Jones Diego (Grief 6-16 7-18) at Atlanta and (P. California Angels 3-1. Sandy Alomar and Chris Niekro 15-11 and Reed 8-8), 2 Montreal (Walker 2-4) at St. Louis (McGlothen 15-fl) New York (Mallack 11-10) at Chicago (Bonham 10-17) Cincinnati (T. Carroll 4-1) at Houston (Dierker 8-8), N San Francisco (Barr 10-8) at Los Angeles 5), N (Messersmith 16- muuiininnminiiiiiniiiniiiinniinmiiiiuiiiiitiDi League Leaders By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING (350 at bals)-- Garr, All, .356: Zisk, Pgh, .329. TTi-TKto **«-,,,,,, Cin, 95; IN--Bench. Nicklaus Has Two Stroke Lead In Rain Delayed TPC Golf Test Chambliss had three hits apiece for the Yankees, who rapped out 14-safeties. The Yanks wrapped' it up with a four-run fifth inning thai tayoed Bart Johnson, who hac litched two consecutive shut )UlS. Pat Dobson blanked the White Sox until Jorge Orta's two-run triple in the seventh. Twins 9, Red Sox 6 After cutting a 6-2 Boston lead to 6-5 with three runs in the seventh, the Twins pulled it out after Tony Oliva opened the ninth with a single off reliever Diego Segui. Eric Soderholm sacrificed and Steve Braun walked before Darwin singled to score pinch runner Luis Go- ATLANTA (AP) -- Jack Nicklaus enters today's shortened final round of the unusual $250,001) Tournament Players Championship with a two-stroke lead over J.C. Snead and only five holes left to capture his first 'golf tournament in six months. "I haven't won for a long time and I want to win," Nicklaus said Sunday. A victory would push.Nicklaus over $200,000 in earnings for the year by capturing the $50,01)0 first prize. The unusual circumstances which set up the 10 a.m., EOT, starting time were brought about by Sunday's violent weather which turned the b,883- yard, par 72 Atlanta Country Club course into a virtual swimming hole. DT. Snead birdied his firs t e a m les Sunday for a five-stroke ad over Nicklaus before fairing. He bogied the third of x holes while Nicklaus got en with Snead, knocking in rdies on Nos. 3, 4 and 6. Nicklaus, who only won at awaii in February, then bird- d 11 and 13 for his margin." "After being three shots ick, I had to like my come- ick," said Nicklaus. "Despite I the rain, I feel pretty good." cklaus said he kept dry while ailing out the rain delays by siting at some of the homes st off the cowse. Nicklaus put on patented charges me with the Bourque smashed tying Segui's next pitch for his second homer of the season. A's 5, Tigers 3 Oakland tagged Mickey Lol- RUNS--Morgan, Schmidt, Phi, 94. RUNS BATTED Cin, 105: Schmidt, Phi, 99. HITS--Garr, All, 202; Garvey, LA, 173. DOUBLES--Bench, Cin, 32; Rose, Cin, 32; A.Oliver, Pgh, 31. TRIPLES--Garr, All, 10; A.Oliver, Pgh. 11. HOME RUNS--Schmidt, Phi, 33; Wynn. LA, 29. STOLEN BASES--Brock, StL, 98; Lopes, LA, 55. PITCHING (13 Decisions)-John, LA, 13-3, .813, 2.58 Caldwell, SF, 13-3, .813, 2.97. STRIKEOUTS--Carlton, 192; Messrsrath, LA, 181. American League Phi, BATTING (350 at bats)-Carew, Min, .369; Orta, Chi, .319. RUNS-D.AIlen, Chi, 83; Ystrzmski, Bsn, 81. RUNS BATTED IN--Burroughs, Tex, 108; Bando, Oak, 88. HITS--Carew. M i n , 185; T.Davis, Bal, 149; Money, Mil, 149. DOUBLES--Rudi, O a k , 34; McRae, KC, 33. TRIPLES--Rivers, Cal, 11; Otis, KC, 9. HOME RUNS-D.AIlen, 32; R.Jackson, Oak, 27. S T O L E N BASES--North, Oak, 46; Patek, KC, 31. PITCHING (13 Decisions)-Fitzmorris, KC, 10-4, .714, 3.05 Tiant, Bsn, 20-9, .690, 2.87. STRIKEOUTS--N.Ryan, Cal, 304; Blyleven, Min, 204. ich for three runs in the first inning, two on a homer by Sal Bando, and Cattish Hunter became a 21-gamc winner for the fourth consecutive season with eighth-inning help from Rollie Fingers. Gene Tenace also homered for the A's. Detroit's Reggie Sanders, in his first time at bat in the major leagues, smacked a pitch from Hunter into the upper deck in left field in the second inning. Orioles 7, Royals 1 Dave McNally scattered seven hits and Enos Cabell and Earl Williams led a 14-hit attack against Steve Busby and two KC relievers that helped the defending' champion Orioles pull within five games of Bos- toil in the AL East. · Brewers 3, Angels 1 George Scott's two-out bloop double triggered a three-run first-inning rally for the Brewers after the Angels scored in the top of the inning. Jim Slaton settled down after a shaky start and pitched a seven-hit- one of his Sunday in three-shot leac had taken after what was expected to be the final round of the event, overcoming the which Snead the third round of play. There were 12 players still on the course when a third thun dershower occurred, halting play for the day. Two earliei rain delays of two hours and 31 minutes had threatened to wipe, out play, but 60 golfers in the field of 72 finished before the rains struck for the third time. Tournament officials said al scores would count and Nick laus, who carded five birdies Sunday, through 13 holes, wen off from the 14th tee toriay Snead, 32, and the nephew o Sam Snead, was in the fina threesome just behind Nicklaus and had six holes to play. ABC will televise the fina holes beginning at 4:30 p.m. Chi, Coach Bill Davidson of kansas Stale University Southern State Bashes Baptists SHREVEPORT, La. (AP 1 Fullback Mike Rubinski rushed for 132 yards on 22 carries Saturday night as Southern State College whipped Baptist Christian College 40-0. BBC was fielding its first football team. The Muleriders first scored on the last play of the first quarter when Rubinski capped a 45-yard drive by plunging over from the one. Ed McConnell kicked the extra point. Southern Stale scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to m a k e the score 21-0. A 50-yard drive took 12 plays as halfback Harold Williams carried over from the eight. The point after attempt was good. Quarterback Russ Bcchtclhi- ner then moved Southern State 48 yards In seven plays, which Included an 18-yard pass lo Ed Choat. good. ter. Rangers 10, Indians 3 ' Cesar Tovar's three-run double capped an eight - run third inning--six of them unearned thanks to two Cleveland errors--that enabled the Hangers to rout the Indians. Tribe Defense Ready For 1st Game With USL JONESBORO. Ark. (AP) -" Arbe- licves the' Indians'- defense is ready for ASU's season opener against Southwestern Louisiana Saturday. "Most of our people are a year older and a year wiser now," Davidson said. "Plus, we're a little quicker and we've got more depth." Nine defensive regulars from last fall's team, which had a 7-3 record, have returned. Eddie Morgan, Bill Muzik and Dick Dixon, who held the three interior line positions last year, will comprise the same trio this year. They probably will he starters at Lafayette, La., Saturday, but their backups -- Jimmy Lisko, Albert O'Bryant and Sylvester Loving -- also will see action. Morgan, who weighs 237 pounds, was the leading tackle among linemen last fall. Mnzik, who weighs 205 pounds, makes up for his smallness with quickness, while Dixon balances the trio wilh his 6-foot-G, 240-pound frame. "I think it will be hard to no- lice a difference in qualily of performance on any combination of Ih.ese six we have in Tech Gridder Suffers Injury LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Ar kansas Tech's 216-pound nose iuard, John Welch, has beei lospilalized for treatment of ; ruptured air passageway, Do: Dempsey, Tech's head footba coach said. Dempsey said the player's fa Iher, James Welch, told bin that his son's injury did not ap pear to be serious, but that doc Lors wanted to keep him in th hospital for further observation Dempsey complained said Welch ha of shortness breath from what was firs diagnosed as hype rven til atio after a practice session. Welch, Tech's starting f u l back last fall, was switched t defense Ihis spring. Dempse said Welch's playing slalus fo Ibis season is uncertain pendin a medical report. The Wonder Boys had the; first full-scale scrimmage Ra urday night at Russellville Most of the scrimmage was de voted to the running game. "One of our biggest concern at the outset has been the con sistency of our offensive bad field," Dempsey said. "Ther was some evidence of improv ment in that area" Saturda night. McConnell's PAT was a game," said Parker Dykes, 'defensive interior coach. I LEARN BASIC OR ADVANCED INCOME TAX PREPARATION Thousand* are earning good money at tax prepares. Enrollment open to men and women of all ages. Job interviews available for best students. Send for free information and class schedules. Classes Start: BEPTEHMIft 11 CONTACT T H E DOKJ3B1.0CIC OFFICE NEAREST YOU: 2 Offlct* tr Seir* Yon I3W Smith School, 5CT-1753 808 S. Thompson, Rprlnrdalfl PIKKIB 151-WM In third place behind Snead and Nicklaus, were Lou Graham, Gene Littler and Dave Hill, all at 10-under par. They will finish out their rounds to day. Bob Murphy with a 60 for 279 was the leader Sunday among those who finished. PG ACham pion Lee Trevino had a 74 for 284 while U.S. Open winner Hale Irwin shot a 72 for 288. Leading money winner John ny Miller withdrew during Fri day's second round while Mas ters and British Open champioi Gary Player, along with Arnold Palmer, failed to make the 36 hole cut. Drench and Wimbledon crowns, ieeps her opponents al bay vith a steady baseline game. But that doesn't bother Lesley. "I may go lo the net," she ;aid. "I don't think you have to lay away." Other women's quarter-fuial- sts determined Sunday were ifth-seeded Evonne Goolagong, vho beat Katja Ebbinghaus of Vest Germany 6-0, 60; and Kerry Melville, seeded fourth, vho eliminated Carrie Meyer of 'ndianapolis, 7-6, 1-C, 6-1. Although three seeded men 'ell Saturday -- No. 4 Bjorn 3org to Vijay Amrilraj, No. 10 Manuel Orantes to Anand Am- ritraj and No. 15 Tom Gorman o Australian Ray Moore -- the first of the favored women ddin't how until Sunday. Virginia Wade, the veteran British player who was seeded seventh, was eliminated by 19- year-old Ann .Kyomura. The third-round score was 7-6, 2-6, 7-5. After a day of upsets of seeded men Saturday, tilings went according lo form Sunday. Favored Jimmy Connors, Asterisks are a sure sign that the model you want is going to cost more than you thought. Volvo has come up with an ingenious device to replace asterisks: standards. 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