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While Brock Steals 2 More Garrett's Blast Dooms Redbirds ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Fiery Wayne Garrclt of the New York Mets figures lie boat more than the St. Louis Cardinals with his llth home run of the season Sunday. After scuttling the Cards 5-3 with a three-run wallop in the eithth inning, the red-haired infielder passed along his compliments also to the plate umpire. "He (John McSherry) called me out on the same pitch in the third inning." commented Gar rett. who teed off on a 3-2 Lynn McGlothen delivery to c a p four-run Mets' rally. "And he would have called me out again if I hadn't swung." he declared. "It was a high curve up around my eyes. It wasn't a strike." Garrett. whose drive dropped the Cards 2% games behind the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Na- lioinal League East, said he was s u r p r i s e d to be facing McGlolhen, 16-9. "I was thinking about it," acknowledged Cards' Manager Red Schoendicnst, "b u t Mc- Glolhen wa sthrowing g o o d . He pitched bad the first few innings, then he pitched real well." Overshadowed by a Mets burst snapping a 1-1 tie and a Jards six-game win streak was more spectacular base-running by Lou Brock, who swiped his 102nd nnd 103rd bases. In drawing one from the major league record of 104 set by Maury Wills, Brock also tied the NL career mark of 738 set by the Pirates' Max Carey in 1929. "Outstanding pitchers do not have good moves," asserted Brock, who victimized the Mets' Tom Seaver in the first and eighth innings. "Nobody's on base againsl hem thai much," he explained. 'Who are they going to prac- :ice against? I can't get overly anxious to steal No. 104 and No. 105 to beat Wills," a d d e d Brock, whose thefts came in the Cards' 140th of 162 games. "It I were to change my style and put a kind of emphasis on the record then I'd really ' frustrated," he noted. "Our top emphasis or priority right now has to be on winning ball games. And winning w a s some-thing we didn't do today." Seaver, 10-8, restricted 'the Cards to four hits through seven innings, then ignited the vinning Mels burst with ingle in the eighth. He advanced on a sacrifice and Felix Millan (lied out before Ed Kranepool followed a Cards conference at the mound with John i lie-breaking hit and Milner was purposely walked. "Red just asked .me whether I'd rather pitch to Kranepool or Milner," McGlothen, who after ward succumbed to the Garretl blasl. "I elected to go with Krane pool," he added, "but I though both the pitch to him and the one to Garrett were good pitch Professional Baseball National League East W L 76 63 74 66 B9 71 64 73 61 76 56 81 Pittsburgh St. Louis Philaphia New Yok Montreal Chicago West Los Angeles 87 52 Cincinnati 84 56 Atlanta 78 Houston San Fran «an Diego Pet. .547 .529 .493 .467 .445 .409 GB 7% 11 14 19 63 .625 .600 .553 3V4 10 16 23% 37 71 64 76 .457' 51 90 :362 Sunday's Results . Pittsburgh 8, Montreal 2 Atlanta 5, San Francisco 3 Los- Angeles 7; Cincinnati 4 New York 5, St. Louis 3 Houston 3, San Diego 2 Philadelphia 11, Chicago 10 Monday's Games Pittsburgh Demery 6-4 )at Chicago Stone 6-5) Los Angeles Zahn 2-4 (at Atlanta Capra 13-7), N San Diego Frieselben 9-1C (at Cincinnati Norman 10-11), N Montreal Blair 8-6 at New York (Sadecki 7-7), N Philadelphia Lonborg 14-11 at St. Louis (Curtis 8-12), N San Francisco (Montefusco 10) at Houston (Roberts 9-11), N New York Boston Baltimore Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit Oakland Texas Kan City Chicago Minnesota California American league East W L Pet. GB 74 65 .532 -74 65 .532 -73 66 .525 1 b8 70 .493 5 1 67 74 .475 7 65 75 .464 9 1 West 80 61 :567 -75 67 .528 5% 70 69 .504 9 70 71 .496 10 69 71 .493 lO'/i 55 86 .390 25 Sunday's Games Cleveland 7, Baltimore 4 Boston 8, Milwaukee 6 Detroit 11, New York 3 Minnesota 8, Kansas City 4 Texas 5, Oakland 1 Chicago 1, California 0 Monday's Games New York (Medicli 17-12) Boston (Morel 7-8), N Detroit (HolcJsworth 0-3 Lolich 16-17) al Cleveland (Bos man 5-3), N Baltimore (Cuellar 18-10) a Milwaukee (Kobel 6-12), N Chicago (Johnson 7-3) at Min nesota (Albury 6-8), N Texas (Brown 11-11 an Hands 4-5) at California (Fig ueroa 2-8 or Lockwood 2-5), twinight Kansas City (Busby 19-13 anc Splittorff 13-15) at Oakland (Hunter 22-10 and Blue 14-14), 2, twinight Strikes Out Side In 9th Marshall Snuffs Out Rally, Downs Reds 7-4 : By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mike Marshall, making his recordbreaking 93rd appearance of the season, came on in ie eighth inning to snuff out a Cincinnati rally, then struck out ie side in the ninth to preserve the Los Angeles Dodgers' 7-4 victory over the Reds. The victory gave the Dodgers wo out of three in their weekend series against the Reds and jut them 314 games ahead of ie second-place Reds. Marshall pitched in all three ?ames of the series to break lis own record of 92 anpear- ances in one season, set with ie Montreal Expos last year. He also broke a record for innings pitched in one season by a reliever. He now has 180-2-3, All-Star Team After Fourth Win Over USSR GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -'he College All-Stars, seeking a ourth victory, resume their lasketbalj series with the Sonet National team tonight in jreensboro Coliseum. The meeting is expected to iroduce the largest crowd of he series so far because six of he U.S. players are members of the North Carolina Stale University team. In addition to All-American David Thompson, Wolfpack slayers on the team are Monte Towe, Moe Rivers, Phil Spence, Tim Stoddard and freshman fo- ward Kenny Carr. N.C. State Soach Norman Sloan is coaching the U.S. team. Spence, a burly Coward, and ihe tiny 5-foot-5 Towe, a guard, have sparkled for the U.S. Towe led all scorers with IE points in the fourth game Sat- urday.won by the Americans 75-69. Spence added 14 and Thompson 13. The fourth game, played at Spokane, Wash., almost endec after the first half because of protest signs, an Expo '74 offi cial said. Tommy Walker, entertainment director for the world's fair w h i c h sponsored the series of games between the two teams, said the threat wa; issued by Boris Kokorev. the surpassing his former mark of 179. The Dodgers chased Cincinnati ace Jack Billingham, 18-9, in the sixth, taking a 4-3 lead on Dave Lopes' bases-loaded grounder. Bill Buckner then 'reeled reliever Pedro Borbon with a double off the right field wall for a three-run lead. Pirates 8, Expos 2 Red-hot Pittsburgh posted its 13th victory in its last 15 games, exploding for five runs in the eighth inning i.ncluding a grand-slam homer by Dave Parker. Montreal lost i t s sixth in a row, and starting pitcher Steve Rogers suffered his 20th loss against 12 victories. Astros 3, Padre sZ, Wilbur Howard's first major y eague home r u n , in the sev ,, enth inning, lifted Houston to victory and handed Padres starter Randy Jones his 20th loss of the season. Jones, who allowed just four hits, has won seven. Phils 11, Cubs 10 Bob Boone's three-run double capped a seven-run third inning lor the Phils, who. then held ofl repeated Cub rallies. Chicago's Jerry Morales accounted for the Cubs' final four runs in the ninth inning with the first a ^rand-slam homer of his major c league career. j Braves 5, Giants 3 , Vic Correll drove in three r ms with a double and a single c and Ron Reed', 10-8. 'scattered C six hits for the 'Braves. Davis Pleased With Blocking B Of Bulldogs' Offensive Line By GRANT HALL TIMES Sports Editor Fayetteville Coach Doyne Davis was generally pleased with his Bulldog football team after looking at film of their 14-6 win over Bentonville Friday night. "The offensive line blocked Sunday. "We weren't polished enough to pitch the ball well, but that wasn't the line's fault. We had a good gain set up when we lost a pitchout near the goal line. "That discouraged me from calling the play again. But we've got to get our outside ·unning game going. Both Brian Hicks and Michael Jackson and Arthur Budd did a gooc ob blocking at wingback." Davis continued, "Defensively, we're light, but we had gooc pursuit Friday. We have some Kople who can h i t . Dayton jerley, John McCutcheon Scott Mundy and Greg McClel land all played well." Davis was a little disappoin led that the Bulldogs didn't ge the ball to split end 'Rick Tay lor, the team's fastest . player "We threw six passes," he said "Lawson (Osburn) completec three intended for Rick were incomplete. 'Still, Rick is a valuable wid receiver even if he doesn' catch , a pass, because th( efense has -to respect his otential to go the distance. He's oing to pay off tor us there, j But we'll work hard this week ] at getting the ball to him." s STREIGLER READY ' Davis said that defensive »ack Striegler could have jlayed against Bentonville i the Bulldogs had needed him. "Keith had a car wreck before he season and injured a calf muscle. It's taken him awhile to recover. But he'll probably ilay this week against Springfield Kickapoo." Striegler and Clark Lewis were the starting defensive lalfbacks for Fayetteville last year. Scott Stanberry joinied Lewis Friday night flnd "did a good job," according to Davis. Off the results of the first football weekend in Arkansas, Davis figures the AAA-West conference is stronger than most people anticipated. "We saw Rogers almost tie Fort S m i t h Northside Thursday nighl," he said. "Then on Friday, Southsidc beat North Little Rock Ole Main. "Russellville beat Benton, and that scares me 'to death. Conway lost to North Little Rock Northeast, but lookec good. And Springdale bea Spiro, Okla., one of the top AA s teams in Oklahoma." Prep Rankings LITTLE ROCK (AP) - Here re the results of The Associ atcd Press high school foothal poll with first-place vote and ·ecords in parentheses and to al points at rrght: 1. NLR Northeast Birmingham Squeaks Past Chicago, 41-40 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Birmingham Americans, the World Football League's cardiac kids, have done it again. They pulled out a thrilling 41-40 victory over the Chicago Fire to keep their perfect record.intact. Earl Sark booted a 34-yard field goal with just 52 seconds left to enable Birmingham to win for the 10th time in as many outings. It was the sixlh lime the Americans have rallied late !n the final quarter to pull out a victory. The Memphis Squthmen didn't need any last-ditch efforts in Saturday night's other WFL contest as they crushed the Houston Texans 45-0. George Mira threw two touchdown passes as Birmingham built a 38-19 lead going into the fourth quarter. But Virgil Carter rallied Chicago with three touchdown passes of his own, giving him five for the game, as the Fire went on top 40-38 with less than three min ules to play. Reserve quarterback Mat thew Reed then engineered thi Americans into position foi Sark's winning kick. Carter wound up with 23 com pletions in 43 attempts for 30' yards in a losing cause. Tin Fire is now 7-3. Memphis quarterbacks John Hiiarte and Danny White bomb ed Houston into submission with five touchdown passes Huarte connected on scorin passes of 42 and 12 yards to E Marshall and 21 yards to J.J Jennings. White tossed a 26 jr«rd*r to Roger Wallace and 34-yarder to Gary Powell. (14) d-o: 16 13! 11 11 10 2. LR Parkview (1-0) 3. Blytheville (1) (1-0) 4. LR Central (1) (1-0) 5. Hot Springs (1) (1-0) 6. FS Southside (1-0) 7. Pine Bluff (1-0) 7 8. West iMemphis (1-0) 5 9 FS Northside (1-0) 3 10 LR Catholic (1-0) 1 Others receiving votes, lisle alphabetically: Atkins, Cam den, El Dorado. Farmington Lakeside, LR Hall, NLR 01 Main, Paris. Prescotl, Sher dan, Texarkana and Wynne. Class AA 1. Paris (8) (1-0) 2. Sheridan (3 )(1-0) 3. Camden (3) (1-0) 2 Others receiving votes, lisle alphabetically: Ashdown 3rinkley, Fairview, Hamburg Garrison, Lakeside (1) Ma vern, Paragould and Wynn (2). : ' Class A 1. Prescott (12) (1-0) 2. Atkins (4) (1-0) 3. Barton (1-01 Others receiving votes, lisfe alphabetically: Booneville (1 C o r n i n g , Earle, Forema McCrory, Oak Grove and R son. Class B . 1. Farminglon (12) (1-0) 2. Danville (4) (1-0) 3. DeValls Bluff (1) (1-0) Others receiving votes, liste alphabetically: Bauxite, Gille Gravette, Magnet Cove, Mou in Pine and Murfreesboro oviet pavilion director, and eonid Ivanov, the leader ol )e basketball delegation. Walker said the pair declared quite forcefully" that their earn .would not return for sec- nd half play unless the signs rotestuig treatment of Soviet ews were removed. The signs were not removed, ut Walker said his efforts to pnvince the protestors not to isplay them were sufficient to btain agreement to continue ie game. Kokorev denied he had shown ny interest in the protest in a elephone interview. But when ressed on the point, he abrupt- y hung up on a reporter. U.S. ,'ommissioner General Claude Bekins, who participated in negotiations with the demonstra- ors, refused to comment. LOOK. NO ASTERISKS Cards Trim Roster ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. XHiis football Cardinals have rimmed their active roster lo 50 players, .Place on waivers Sunday were sixth-year middle line- acker Jim Sniadecki, fifth- year wide receiver Walker Gillette, fourth-year center Gene Hamlin, first-year quarterback Bill Bynum, rookie running ack year Reggie wide Harrison, receiver second- Mary 3wens, and second-year defensive tackle Bonnie Sloan. Defensive end Ron Davis, a first-year iured in against placed on ist while surgery. player Friday Kansas the he who was in night's game City, was injured reserve undergoes knee 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. They allow every Volvo 164 to come fully equipped, at no extra cost, with extras like: Air conditioning B Ten-outlet heating and ventilation system Rear window defroster/defogger Tinted glass all around FourS-pomt retractable seat belts Child-proof rear door locks 12 - month warranty with unlimited mileage Of course, with all Automatic transmission these standards, you may Power steering Infinitely-adjustable front bucket seats that let you sit on leather Fuel injection Four-wheel power disc brakes Whitewall radial tires wonder if the Volvo 164 conies with any factory- installed options. Yes. Volvo left one opening for options. A sunroof. VOLVO A lot more car than you · bargained for. Bigger Prize ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) -The B.C. Open Golf Tournament will offer a total purse of $175,000 next year, making it one of the best paying stops on the Professional Golf Association tour, officials say. This summer's total purse was $150,000. The winning pro in next year's tournament Aug. 29 through Sept. '! will receive $35,000 prize money. The B.C. Open takes its name from the comic strip "B.C.," whose creator, Johnny Hart, lives here. (3372 N. COLLICI 1 Houston Taylor niotori INC. I Northwett Arkansas TIMES, Monday. S«p4. f, 1974 FAYITTEVILLl, ARKANSAS udden Death Playoff Today Trevino, Player Deadlocked AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Move er, you strugging rabbits of! ie pro golf tour: Gary Player nd Lee Trevino are teeing it ) on Monday morning. No, they are not attempting j qualify for this week's tour vent -- the trauma that faces undreds of non-exempt players ach week. They are going in sudden eath'for a $50,000 first prize in BULLETIN AKRON. Ohio ( A P ) -- Lee revino beat Gary Player with par on the seventh sudden eath playoff hole today--the econd hole of the day--and laimed the $50,000 first prize n the World Series of Golf. he World Series of Goif. The oser gets $15,000. Neither wants to be here. "I wish I could call it a tie and get out of here," said Play"Neither one of us wants to play. We'd both like to call it a ie." "I agree," said Trevino. "We both have things to do. But it wouldn't be fair to the people vho paid Iheir money to see a vinner and it wouldn't be fair o the sponsors thai put up the noney." Trevino came from si strokes down with 13 holes to play to force a tie at the end ol he regulation 36 holes Sunday and force a sudden death playoff. He and Player each had a 139 total, and one under par on the .180-yard Firestone Country ;iub course. Trevino made up icven strokes in one nine-hole itrelch -- he actually led at one ime -- in his last-round 69, vhile Player had a 72. It was strictly a two-man ight. Host pro Bobby Nichols, vho got into this elite event as he Canadian Open champion, lad a wildly scrambling 72 for 143. U.S. Open king Hale Irwin Ozaki Wins Title _ INZAI, Japan -- Masash 'Jumbo" Ozaki of Japan won he $82,508 Suntory Open Goli Tournament by three strokes over, countryman Kosaku Shi- nada with a 72-hole total of 272. ook 72--148. Nichols won $7,500 stop. for third and Irwin took «I,«M for fourth. Trevino, the PGA ch»mp, m4 Player, winner of the BriU* Open and the PGA, began their playoff immedi»tely after completing regulation p!ay. Each parred the tint fjy» playoff holes when they wer* stopped by darknesj and 0» playoff was extended to Monday. Both agreed It mt time to 61/2% We have a savings program and Interest rate to meet your needs. Fayetteville Savings Loan Association 501 N. East Avenue People who know, because you might not have time to. That's the kind o people we have, and that's one of the reasons we chose the Lioness as our symbol. Lions are the only big cats who work in groups, caring for one another. Our people would like to work with you. 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