Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on September 12, 1974 · Page 11
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Professional Baseball vlorthside Over Springdale NATIONAL LEAGUE East W I, Pet. GB Pittsburgh 77 65 .542 -St. Louis 75 68 .524 2Vz Phllaphia 72 71 .503 514 New York 65 75 .464 11 Montreal 64 77 .454 1214 Chicago 57 84 .404 19'A West Los Angeles 90 52 .634 -Cincinnati 86 56 .606 4 Atlanta 78 65 .545 12 Houston 71 71 .500 19 San Fran 66 77 .462 24' San Diego 52 92 .36. 39 Wednesday's Hcsults Montreal 6-13, Chicago 1-4 Philadelphia 8, Pittsburgh 5 Atlanta 1, Cincinnati 1 called, 5 Innings, rain St. Louis 4, New York 3, 2! Innings San Diego 1, Houston 0 Los Angeles 5, San Franciso 4 Thursday's Games Atlanta (Krausse 4-2 anc Reed 10-8) at Cincinnati (T Carroll 4-2 and Hall 1-1), 2 Pittsburgh (Reuss 15-9) a Philadelphia (Twitchell 6-8), N St. Louis (Gibson 9-10 a New York (Matlack 12-11), N Chicago (Dettore 1-3 at Mon treal (Torrez il-8), N Houston (Griffin 13-8) at Sal Diego (Grief 7-17), N Los Angeles (Downing 4-5) a San Francisco (Barr 12-8), N AMERICAN LEAGUE New York Baltimore Boston Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit East VI L Pet. G 77 66 .538 -75 68 .524 2 74 68 .521, 2 1 .504 .5 .479 8' .455 12 71 70 69- 75 65 78 F'ville Gets Nod, 13-7 By HARRY KING Associated Press Writer LITTLE ROCK (AP) -- Little lock Central and Pine Bluff 'ill play a version of "To Tell ho Truth" Friday night. Will the real AAAA contender lease stand up? The loser will not be out of he AAAA race by any means, ut will have to fall back and egroup. Pine considered one f the darkhorses in the league ace this year. The Tigers are mong the favorites along with orth Little Rock Northeast md Little Rock Parkview. Both Central and Pine Blufl ipcned their seasons against members of the AAA-East. Central slipped past Ma- ianna 13-0 and Pine Blufl vhippcd Forrest City 22-7. Central's defense was impres sive against Marianna, but the offense managed only one touchdown. The offense may play better this week. CENTRAL 13, PINE BLUFF 7. The Region 6AA race may over this week--the secoru week of the season. Sheridan, the favorite in the teams: eague race, plays Lakeside, :ie defending champion. Both teams are expected to lay well on defense. Sheridan more offensive 20. LAKESIDE may have lunch. SHERIDAN ,4. Mike Bender isn't about to creep up on the AAAA race. Bender, faced with the task of rebuilding El Dorado's foot- jail program, sends hLs Wildcats against top-ranked North Little Rock Northeast Friday night. The game will be 4he Wildcats' season opener, .Northeast displayed excellent defense, led 5y Melvin Beavers, in its .27-7 victory over Conway last week. Northeast also has the home field advantage. The cards appear stacked against Bender and the Wild cats. NORTHEAST 20, EL DO RADO 7. Last week's record was 35-16 a .686 percentage. Here are other predictions in volving AAAA, AAA 'and AA LH Catholic 14, LR Hull 10; Fort Smith Norlliside 13, Springdale 7; LR Parkview 20; Camdcn 6; NLR Ole Main 7; Jonesboro 6; Benton 13, Stuttgart 7; Hot Springs 20, Jack; sonvlllc 6; LR McClellan 13. LR Mills 7; Sylvan Hiils 7, rianna fi; Tcxarkana. 14, Bastrop, La., 7; Fort Smith Southside 14, Comvay 6; Fayelteville 13i Springfield, Mo., 7;,;,Rogers 21, Silotam Sprinjts H, and'Rus- sellville 21, Harrison 14.' Blytheville 21, Forrest City 7; Helena Brinkey West Memphis 13, Memphis Fraysci 7; ; Bcntonville 20. Alma 7 Huntsvilje 13, Prairie Grove 8 Mountain" .Home 27, Mounlair View 13;.Mena 14, Heavener Okla., 13; Waldron 14, Davda idle 7; Paris 20, Clarksville 4; Morrillon 13. Suliiaco V ; Van Burcji 20, BoOncvillc 14; ?ohohonUis : , 13, Balesville 7; livercres't 13, Gosncll (i; New)ort 17, Osceola 14; Paragould 21, Trumann 14; Greene County I'cch 14. Cross County 7. and Dumas 131 DcWilt 7. Wynne 2V, Hughes 13: Marveil 20, Marion 14; Dollarway 14;" Lake"Hamilton 6; Watson Chapol'-13, Althcimer 7; Lonoke 14, Bryant- 6; Joe T. Robinson 20, Cabot 14; Searcy 15, White Hall 6; Ashdown 14, Arka dclphia 7; Malvern 20, Crosse', 13; Fairview 15, Gurdon 7; Prescott 20,'Hope 14; Magnoli; 13, Nashville 7; Eudora 7, Mon ticello G; Fordyce 20, Lake Vil lage 14; Hamburg 14, Warren 7 and Star City 13, McGehee 7 . Northwest Arkamai TIMES, Thurs., Sept. 12, 1974 * FAYETTEVILLI, ARKANSAS , ' ' ' · Last Unbeaten WFL Team Defeated The rookie World Football .cagiio -- newly embarked on he second half of its 20-gamo season -- no longer has any un- jeatcn or winlcss teams. £.. T h e Memphis · , : Soutlm^n ·olleil to a'»6-7 victory-:; \V«clnes; day night 16 hand the'.'BIrniirig- lam Americans their first loss. And the Delp'oil Wheels upset the Florida Blazers 15-14 for :hcir first victory. In the other 'WFL games, New York downed Portland 3415, Southern California defeated Chicago 31-28, Philadelphia bombed Jacksonville 41-22 in overtime and !he Hawaiians edged Houston 24-17. Locked in a tight WFL Cen tral Division race, Birming ham, 10-1, and Memphis, 9-2 hold the best won-and-los 1 records in"the league. In Orlando, Fla., u six-yan touchdown run by rookie Bill; Sadler nnd.-his subsequent ac- ion-point pass reception even- ually became the points for Detroit in cyer Florida. decisive its 15-14 Adams hit Keith Donson. 6u. a 56-yard..TD pass, with; "only''25 seconds-left. . : . ", '··.: ' · · : -·· Knotted 22-22 after four periods, Philadelphia, 5-6, sank 31azers, 7-4, scored on a- one- yard plunge. Detroit had to slnn .111 ru'fion point pass that could have .tied it. : The unexpected-'loss plunged Florida into a lie with New York, ·7-4,; in.'their -battle ' f o r first place in the WFL - Eastern Division. Against -Portland, 2-7-1, Jim Ford of New York scored on a pair of one-yard .plunges. Stars' quarterback Tom Sherman who ''led'-tho : 'marches that se; up i Ford's -scores,- also .rtossct for another TD. Southern California, 7-4, got) by Chicago, 7-3, when Tony Sodaski's interception. yolrn return ior a TD. Edd Hargett threw · fii- t wo ouchdowns and speedy Derrick Williams returned a kickolf 80 yards for another -TO .to lead ;he Hawaiins, 3-8, past 'Houston. 2-7-1. " . . ' , ; . ;··".. INSS FOLDS TO 10" RENTALS t SAICS '..._. t · F»yeltevillel)rnr"- E.SldeSumre 442-731S Cardinals, Nets Battle Over 25 Innings Before St. Louis Produces Game Winning Run Us* Your Kmart *? 5' 9' 11V4 12 2414 Oakland 82 62 .569 Texas 77 68 .531 Minnesota 72 71 .503 Kan City 70 73 .490 Chicago 70 74 .456 California 58 87 .400 Wednesday's Results Baltimore 3-1, New York 2-5 Cleveland 3, Boston 1 Milwaukee 3, Detroit 0 Minnesota 5, Oakland.3 Texas 6, Chicago 2 California 3, Kansas City 2, 10 innings Thursday's Games Boston (Lee 15-12) at Cleveland (J. Perry 15-10), N New York (Tidrow 11-12) at Baltimore (Palmer 6-11), N Milwaukee (Colborn 8-12) Detroit (Coleman 12-12), N Oakland (Holtzman 17-14) at Minnesota (Blyleven, 14-15) ,N Texas (Hargan 11-8) at Chicago (Bahnsen 11-14), N Only games scheduled at iMiBiiiniiiiiiMitHiiitiiiiifflffliiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiifniiiiiii] Pro Football Standings iniinnniiiiniiiiimiiinniiiiiii n mi' Eastern Division W L T Pet. PF PA New York 7 4 0 .636 253 17! Florida 7 4 0 .636 193'14! Philaphia 5 6 0 .455 290 22 Jacksonv 4 7 0 .364 215 23 Central Division Birmham 10 1 0 .909 2B2 22 Memphis Chicago Detroit 9 2 0 7 3 0 1 10 0 .818 353 19 .700 292 256 .091 167 27 Western Division S. Calif 7 4 0 .636 247 21 Houston 3 7 1 .300 99 22" Hawaiians 3 8 0 .273 188 296 Portland 2 7 1 .250 131 22 Wednesday's Results Detroit 15, Florida 14 Philadelphia 41, Jacksonvill 22, overtime Hawaiians 24, Houston 17 Southern California 31, Chi cago 28 Memphis 46, Birmingham 7 New York 34, Portland 15 Wednesday, September 18 Philadelphia at Florida, N Portland at Jacksonville, N Memphis at Chicago, N Detroit at Southern Califor ma, N New York at Hawaiians, N Thursday, September 19 Houston at Birmingham, national TV Assistant Coach NEW ORLEANS -- The Ne Orleans Jass named Elgin Bay lor, the No. 5 alltime leadin scorer in the National Baske ball Association, as assislan coach of the new NBA team NEW YORK (AP) -- The Na-' tional League has no curfew, which explains why the St. ouis Cardinals and New .York :ets were playing baseball at 10 a.m., EDT, Thursday lorning. And Bake McBride was get- ng a little tired waiting round for something to hap- en, which explains why the ardinals won a 4-3 decision in 5 innings, the second longest ame in major league history. McBride had opened the 25th -- yes, 25th -- with an'infield ingle and was leading off first ase when Cards' Manager Red choendienst flashed the hit- nd-run sign. "I was leaning," aid McBride, "leaning back on ny heels, resting." He was entitled to the breath- r. After all,'he'd been in cen- er field from the start, some even hours earlier. Hank Webb, the sixth Mets' pitcher, ecided a pickoff throw might je a good idea. It was, but 'here Webb threw it wasn't. The high throw got past first laseman John Milner for an er- and McBride was on his vay. "I figured I could get to bird," he said, "Then, when I urned second, I said to myself. I'm going all the way.'" McBride steamed around hird, never looking for a stop ^r go sign from coach Vern 3enson. "He was going too fas q see any sign anway," de cided Benson. Milner retrieved the ball ant threw to the plate and McBridi slid across just as catcher Ron lodges dropped the ball. As plate umpire Ed Sudol sig nailed him safe, McBride lay the ground, seeminglj stunned that the tie-breakinj run had finally scored. "Ther was dirt in my eyes, dirt every where," he said. "I was tired. At seven hours, four minutes t was the longest night game in major league history, both in ;erms of time and in terms o innings. And it fell only one in ning short of the all-time mara Ihon record, a 26-inning dandy between the Brooklyn Dodger and Boston Braves May 1, 1920 Ironically, the Mets were on out away from a regulatio nine-inning victory. Jerry Koos man was leading 3-1 with three-hitter when Ken Rcit tagged him for a two-out, two run homer that tied the game. Given that second life, th Cards hung on until McBride legs delivered the victory tha moved them to within 2? games of first-place Pittsburg in the National League's Eas Division, In the St. Louis dressin room, Reggie Smith delivered a warning to his married team mates. "There's, no way," h said, "that your wives are gi ing to believe you guys wer out playing baseball all night.' Phils 8, Pirates 5 The Pirates not only lost the ame, they lost their ace pitch- r when a line drive by Philae 1 p h i a ' s Willie Montane: ruck Dock Ellis on the right and, fractured a bone and nocked the Pirate star out of he lineup for at least three eeks. The other damage done by a hiladelphia bat was Bill Rob nson's three-run eighth-inning ome run, which broke a 5-5 tie nd sent the Phillies to victory Bob Robertson and Art Howe it homers as the losers built a -2 lead entering the Phila- elphia seventh. Dodgers 5, Giants 4 Center fielder Garry Maddov lade a two-run error on Ron 'ey's sixth-inning line drive elping the Dodgers break a 2 2 ie and record their victory ver the Giants. Padres 2, Astros 0 Rookie Mike Ivie hit a two- un homer in the seventh in- ling to back the three-hit pitch- ng of rookie Dan Spillner and arry the Padres past the As- ros. Expos 6-13, Cubs 1-4 Willie Davis's two-run home run sparked the Expos' four- run first inning and set them on the way to a rout of the Cubs in he second game after Mike Jorgensen clubbed two homers to lead Montreal in the first game. Braves 1, pcds 1 Rain washed out the contest . the fifth inning, and .the game was to be replayed com- iletely as part of a double- leader today, although the sta- ;istics counted toward the regular season records. Exhibition Slate MILWAUKEE (AP) -- An eight-game National Basketball Association exhibition schedule for the Milwaukee Bucks which does not include any games at its home court in the Arena was announced Wednesday. The only game in Wisconsin is one slated Oct. l against the Phoenix Suns at Green Bay] Milwaukee will face the Boston Celtics Oct. 5 at Buffalo and Oct. 10 in New York, and the Buffalo Braves Oct. 6 at Rochester. N.Y.. and Oct. 10 at New York. They will also meet t h e ' Indiana Pacers at -Indianapolis Sept. 18, the Portland Trail Blazers in Dayton, Ohio, Oct. 4 and the Virginia Squires at Norfolk, Va., Oct. 12. TRI-LAKES ANTENNA Sales and Service H.w a, UKd Antennas Color · Bl»ek White Booit«r» · Tow«r§ Free EUlmatM 751-7927 7S1-MM 751-0257 113 GO HOGS! - STUDENTS-ALUMNI-RAZORBACK FANS- INTRODUCTORY OFFIR This rugged bronze buckle will make you stand out in any crowd this season as a Razorback fan. 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