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Professional Baseball Amcrlcun League New York Baltimore Boston Cleveland East W L Pel. GB 84 70 .545 -83 71 .539 1 78 74 .513 5 73 79 .-180 10 Milwaukee 73 80 .477 10V4 Detroit Oakland Texns Minnesota Chicago Kan City California 71 82 .464 IZ'A West D(i G8 .550 -81 72 .529 4'/i 80 74 .513 G 75 78 .41)0 10'/2 75 79 .487 11 61 93 .395 25 Northwest Arkansas TIMES, Mon., Sept. 23, 1974 · 9 Sunday's Games New York 2, Cleveland 1 Baltimore 7, Boston 2 Minnesota 0. California 2 Chicago 3. Oakland 1 Texas 4, Kansas City 3 Detroit B, Milwaukee 5 Monday's Gumes Milwaukee (Colborn 9-12 and Kobel C-13) at Cleveland (Bosman 7-4 and Kern night Only games scheduled 2, twi- St. Louis Philaphia Montreal New York Chicago L6s Angeles Cincinnati Atlanta Houston San Fran San Diego National League East \V L 82 71 75 78 72 80 09 83 64 88 West 95 57 92 62 84 70 78 75 71 84 5G 99 Pel. .536 .490 .474 .454 .421 .627 .597 .545 .510 .458 .301 GB 'TA 12'/2 4'/4 12% 18 2G 41 'New Faces Of 1974' May Become Theme Of College Football Year By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS If the rash of upsets over the weekend is any indication, the theme tor the young college football season will be entitled "New Faces of 1074." For example, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois took some of the play away from Ohio State Texas AM in the Southwest and Michigan in the Big Ten. Conference and Oklahoma Slate in the Big Eight will have to be reckoned with afler impressive Mad triumphs. And Navy may have signaled an end to Penn Slate's long domination in the East. It was a lost weekend for no 'ewer than eigbt of the Top Twenty teams. Third-ranked Oklahoma and No. 13 Southern California may have been lucky Sunday's Games New York 4, Pittsburgh 0 St. Louis C, Chicago 5 Pittsburgh 80 72 .526 Houston 3, Atlanta 2, 14 nings Philadelphia 3-5, Montreal 2-8 San Francisco G, Cincinnati 0 Los Angeles C, San Diego 5 Monday's Games Pittsburgh (Hooker 13-11) at St. Louis (McGlothen 1G-10), N Allanla (Morto nlO-10) at Los Angeles (Sutton 17-9), N Only games scheduled League Leaders they didn't play. Things began innocently enough with No. 1-ranked Notre Dame crushing Northwestern 49-9 and second-ranked Ohio State walloping Oregon State 51-10. Then the fun started with Wisconsin upending fourth- ranked Nebraska 21-20. Alabama, rated fifth, survived with a 52-0 rout o( Southern Mississippi and No. G Michigan blanked Colorado 31-0. But Texas AM upset seventh-ranked Louisiana Slate 21-14, and u n h e r a l d e d Navy stunned eighth-ranked Penn State 7-G. Ninth-ranked Texas smothered Wyoming 34-7 but didn't reajly impress anyone, and No. 10 Arkansas, an upset winner over Southern Cal a week ear- lier, losl a 2G-7 contest lo Okla- loma State. There's more. Arizozna Slate, ranked No. 11, dcfealeJ Texas Christian 37-7 behind sophomore Mark Lovett's two touchdowns and the quarterbacking of freshman Dennis Sproul. But mh-rated UCLA lost 21-10 to Iowa, which didn't win a game last season, a n d No. 14 Maryland bowed to Florida 17-10 on Tony Green's 74- yard gallop in the second period and Jimmy Fisher's 18-yard pass to Lee McGriff in the third. The two teams tied for 15lh, North Carolina Slale and Pitt, dcfealcd Clcmson and Georgia Tech, respectively, by scores of 31-10 and 27-17, No. 17 Tennessee downed Kansas 17-3 and No. 18 Arizona held ort Indiana 35-20. National League BATTING (400 at bats) -Garr, All, .354; Garvcy, LA, .320. RUNS--Sell midt, Phi, 105; Rose, Cin, 104. RUNS BATTED IN--Bench, Cin, 122; Schmidt, Phi, 115. HITS -- Garr, All, 204; D.Cash, Phi, 2000. DOUBLES--Rose, Cin, 42; Bench, Cin, 37. .. ·· TRIPLES-Garr, All, 16; D.Cash,'Phi, 11 A.Oliver, Pgh, 11. HOME RUNS- Schmidt, Phi, COUGAHS LOSE But the teams tied for 19th joined the ranks of upset victims and may be about to 3G;.Wynn, LA, 32. STOLEN BASES-Brock, 114; Morgan, Cin, 58. StL, PITCHING (15 Decisions)John, LA, "13-3, .813, 2,58 Caldwell, SF, 14-4, .778, 3.02. STRIKEOUTS -- Carlton, Phi, 223; Messrsmlh LA 211. American League BATTING (400 at bats)-Carew Min, .363; 0 r t a, Chi, .318. RUNS--Ystrzmski, Bsn, 93; R.Jackson, Oak, 88. RUNS BATTED IN--Burroughs, Tex, 115; Bando, Oak, 102. HITS -- Carew, Min, 208; KHenderson, Chi, 168. DOUBLES--Rudi, Oak, 38; Scott, Mil, 35; KHenderson, Chi, 35; McRae, KC, 35. TRIPLES--Rivers, Cal, 11; Otis, KC, 9. HOME RUNS-D.Allen, Chi, 32; R.Jackson, Oak, 29. STOLEN BASES -- North, Oak, 53 Carew, Min, 36. PITCHING (15 Decisions)-Cuellar, Bal, 21-10, .677, 3.15 Hunter, Oak, 24-12, .667, 2,56 Jenkins, Tex, 24-12, .667 2.94 Fitzmorris KC. 12-6, .667, 2.87. STRIKEOUTS--N. Ryan, 343 Blyleven, Min, 236. Cal, FHS Harriers Place First RUSSELLVILLE -- The Fay- etleville Bulldogs took first place in a triangular cross coun- mcel here Saturday, scoring 29 points. Russellville was second with 38 and Alma t h i r d with Trojans Jump To 4th; Pats Still In 1st LITTLE ROCK (AP) - All football coaches enter a game with a plan. Few are as lucky as Bobby Hannon of Hot Springs. "We didn't deviate from our game plan for a minule," Hanion said when asked aboul his Trojans' 7-0 victory over Fort Smith Southside. Hot Springs was ranked sixth and Southside fourt prior to .he game. This week, Hot Springs is fourth and Southside s seventh in The Associated Press high school football poll. Norlh Little Rock Northeast, Little Rock Parkview and Little Rock Central continue 1-2-3, but Parkview made up some ground on the Chargers. Northeast was named first on 11 ballots by a panel of sportswriters and sportscasters and Parkview got six first- place votes. One pollster ducked the question by putting the two teams in a tie for the top spot. Parkview and Northeast play this week. Blytheville remains fifth. Pine Bluff is sixth, followed by Soulhside, Wesl Memphis, El Dorado and Texarkana. Pine Bluff advanced Iwo notches after whipping Sylvan Hills. West Memphis dropped a spot afler being tied 10-10 by Jonesboro. El Dorado, a 20-7 upsel winner over Fort. Smith N o r l h s i d c , a n d Texarkana moved into the top ten, replac- ng Northside and North Little Rock Ole Main. Lakeside continues to lead he Class AA rankings. Wynne noved up to No. 2 this week as ^aris was upset by Greenwood. Paragould is No. 3. Atkins, McCrory and Barton leave the ranks of the Top Twenty. Houston lost for the second time in three outings, bowing to Miami of Florida 203, while Stanford fell to 0-2 with a 41-7 battering at the hands of Illinois. Wisconsin's jubilant Badgers chanted, "We're No. 1!" outside Coach John Jardine's of fice after nipping Nebraska on Gregg Bohlig's 77-yard pass to Jeff Mack with 3% minutes left. Texas AM's wishbone ao counted for 417 rushing yards against LSU's vaunted defense including touchdown runs of 1( yards by Skip Walker, 50 u Bubba Bean and one yard by Bucky Sams to cap a 37-yard drive in the final period. Only the Scoreboard showec Penn State a loser lo Navy The Nittany Lions had'20 firs downs to Navy's eight and out gained the-Middies 375 yars tc 171. But they lost five of seven fumbles, missed goals, including four field a last-ditch 43-yard attempt by Chris Bahr and had a two-point conversio: pass broken up after scorin with 4:42 left in the game. Abby Daigle's four field goal --. a school record -- and We Jaokins' 83-yard punt retur iclpcd Oklahoma State to a 19 ead over Arkansas before th Razorbaeks scored in the fina period. , , If it's true that only winner make joke's, 0-11 Iowa's locke oom was a gloomy place las eason. That has changed, too. Fick threw touchdown passes ' 38 yards to Dave Jacksoi nd 30 yards lo Mark Feltcr ithin 52 seconds of the seconc uarlcr. Illinois used Mike Gow's foui nterceptions -- he returned oni yards for the go-ahead scon -- and Jim Phillips' 125 rush'ini arls and three touchdowns l 'eat Stanford. Tom Clements completed 1 f 23 passes for 182 yards -- ncluding ,a 44-yard scorini itch to Robin Weber -- am arricd eight times for 44 i Jolre Dame's rout of Nortt: vestern. Ohio Slate's Griffi irothcrs, Archie and Ray, com lined for three touchdowns an Len Willis returned a kickoff 9 ards as. the Buckeyes battere Oregon State. TODD SCORES Richard Todd ran 11 yards or Alabama's first touchdown gainst Southern Mississippi, assed 42 yards to Russ Scha- nun for Ihe second and carried 10 yards lo Ihe losers' five to ;et up Ihe third. Dennis Franklin scored one ouchdown on a fumble recovery in the end zone and passed ive yards to Greg DenBoer for another as Michigan gave Joach Bo Schembechler his 50th triumph since c o m i n g to Ann Arbor in 1969. A 1 1 - American Roosevelt. Leaks made his 1974 debut and carried seven times for 56 ?ards, including a five- yard ;ouchclown, as Texas whipped Wyoming. The Longhorns also got two touchdowns from freshman Gralyn Wyatt and one rom Earl Campbell, another rookie. Stan Frills scored three :imes in the second half as N.C. Stale beat Clemson while All- American Tony Dorsett rambled for 168 yards a n d a 20- ·ard TD as Pitt turned back Georgia Tech. Handy Wallace, subbing for injured Condredge Holloway, fired a 26-yard scoring pass to Tim Fitchpatrick while direcling Tennessee past Kansas. Arizona's Bruce Hill threw three touchdown passes and scored once against Indiana. ; Miami used Chris Denltfs two field goals and short scor Ing runs by Don Martin anc Woody Thompson to upsei Houston. Last year, the Hurri canes opened by upsetling Texas 2-15. JUST A LITTLE MISUNDERSTANDING (AP Wirephoto) .. .Eastern division leaders oj the National League, St. Louis, and the division's cellar dwellers, Chicago, giveway to tempers Sunday afternoon and battle it out around home plate. Catcher Ted Simmons and Bill Madlock, on the ground at right, exchanged punches and then everyone joined in. The Cards jinally snapped a 5-5 tie in the ninth to pull I'A games ahead of Pittsburgh But St. Louis Wins Anyway Hrabosky Ignites Big Battle ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Add the hicagq Cubs lo the list of ub_s in pursuit of vengeance gainst relief star Al Hrabosky. The left-handed pitcher opted ir his usual mound ritual Jain Sunday and wound up in brawl before the St. Louis ardiiials emerged with a 6-5 in. "I've been doing it so long I an't even tell you what I'm oing out there," insisted Hra- osky, 8-1, whose deliberations ankled the Cubs' Bill Madlock. But if it makes crowds and layers mad it's so much the etter for me," he added. "It erves my purpose, It gets me umped up." Madlock, a Cubs rookie, was t center stage in the latest Irabosky episode as Chicago's eadoff batter in the ninth in- ing. Before he stepped to Hie ilate, however, the Cards' litcher retreated for a cercmo- ly that taseball. When .ladlock Miller Barber Salvages Year With King's Island Victory MASON, Ohio (AP) - Miller Barber's victory in the Ohio Kings Island Open. Golf Tournament turned the whole season around for the troubled, worried veteran from Sherman, Tex. "You get to the point, Barber said Sunday after his front-running three-stroke triumph, "where you begin to think you're not ever gonna win I was able to 6G. John Gaston of Russellville finished first with a time of 11:53 over the 214 mile course. Charlie Ferguson of Fayetteville was third in 12:36. Also for Ihe Bulldogs, Wolfgang Albrech was fiflh, Sorcn Kramer sixth, Duane Dunn sevenlh and Eric Teas eighth. Fayctlcville will next run in a University of Arkansas-sponsored meet at Fort Rools in North Little Rock on Oclober continue 1-2-3 in the Class A rankings. The Class B r a lings ·cmain unchanged with Farm- nglon, Murfreesboro and De- Valls Bluff Ihe top vote-getters. Here are the results of The Associated Press high school football poll with first-place voles and team records in parentheses and total points at again. "Fortunately, turn it all around today." Barber, 43, balding,paunchy, wearing his trademark dark glasses despite the leaden, threatening skies, needed only a one-over-par 72 in the final round to coast in to his 12lh career triumph. He set the pace from the second round on, led by three when the final round started in chilly, raw weather, and had a 'our-shot advatage most of last 18 holes. "I had to put some heat on him right at the start and I jus couldn't do it;" said Jack Nick laus, the man expected t dominate this tournament fo which he is a major promoter. Barber won with a 277 tola: seven under par, and exlendej to eight the number of years ii which he has won at least on tille. Only Nicklaus can mate lhat performance in the sam span of time, going back t 1967. Nicklaus, a six-shot winner, this event last year, designer o the 6,9!)0-yard J a c k Nicklau Golf Center, a heavy favorit again and the only one of th game's superstars in the fielc started the last round six shot back. includes rubbing the Hrabosky returned, strolled toward the dugout for the resin bag and plate umpire Shag Craword entered the scenario. After warning Madlock to re- urn, Crawford first called an automatic strike on the young nfiekler and then argued icaledly with Chicago Manager Jim Marshall. As Hrabosky wound up for a second delivery, Madlock ran o the plate in time to duck a itgh, inside pilch and engaged in words with catcher Ted Simions. Simmons, who look . exception, punched the Cubs' player and bolh teams' dugouts emptied during a fist-swinging melee lasting two minutes. "They were the guys with the jats and they were everywhere," remarked Simmons, who later cracked a game-winning hit. "Madlock came back to the plate and just stood there staring at me, "Simmons- said. "I asked him 'what are you look ing at?' and he said 'nuts to you.' Then I went 'wham.'" Ejected following the figb was Marshall, who admitted hi told Crawford '"none of thi New York Bumps Pittsburgh As Cardinals Move Ahead By V/2 Games; LA, Cincy Static By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SI! Louis reliever Al Hratms- :y survived ooth physcological varfare and a ninth-inning brawl that stemmed from it vith two innings of hitless relief Sunday to beat the Chicago s 6-5 on the strength of a run-scoring single by Tod Simmons with two out in the ninth. The victory moved the front- running Cardinals I'A g a m e s ahead of second-place Pills- burgh in Ihe National League East. The Pirates were blanked, 4-0, by. the New York Mels. Mets 4, Pirates 0 Lefty Jon Matlack stopped Pittsburgh on three hits, all infield singles, f o r his seventh shutout of the season. Matlack also drove in a pair of runs with a single and a squeeze bunt. Dodgers 6, Padres 5 Dave Lopes clubbed a three- run homer and Joe Ferguson added a two-run shot as Los Angeles reduced its magic number for clinching the divi sion tille to five games. : Gants (1, Reels 0 Rookie John Montefusco right: 2. LR Parkview (6',4) 195% (3-0) 192 V4 160 149 135 Hog Ruggers Lose The Memphis Old Number Seven beat the Arkansas Hazor- back Rugby Club 10-6 Saturday in Little Rock. John Williams scored the Arkansas try and point afler kick. Out For A Week CHICAGO (AP) -- Oakland A's slar rightfielder Reggie Jackson estimates he will miss a week of action because of a muscle pull he suffered Sunday. "I've had enough of these to know how long I'll be out," Jackson said, estimating a week. , Jackson, last year's American League most valuable player and home run champ, pulled his right hamstring muscle while chasing a fly ball in the eighth inning of Sunday's 3-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox. 3. LR Central (3-0) 4. Hot Springs (2) (3-0) 5. Blylheville (1) (3-0) G. Pine Bluff (2-1) HB 7. FS Southside (2-1) 60 8. West Memphis (2-0-1) I9 9. El Dorado (1-1) 38 10. Texarkana (2-1) 22 Others receiving votes, listed alphabetically: Atkins, Farm- inglon. Lakeside, LH Catholic, LR Hall, Paragould. Russellville and Wynne. Class AA 1. Lakeside (16) (3-0) 57 2. Wynne (1) (3-0) 26 3. Paragould (2) (3-0) 20 Others receiving votes, listed alphabetically: Camden, Camden Fairview. Hamburg (1) and Van Bnren (19). Class A 1. Alkins (1714) (3-0) 54% 2. McCrory (114) (3-0) 35'/ 2 3. Barton (3-0) M Others receiving votes, listed Eiirle, Heber Springs, Prescolt (19) and Rison (1). Class B 1. Farmington (14) (3-0) 50 2. Murfrecsbnro W (3-0) 30 3. DeVals Buff (1) (3-0) 16 Others receiving votes, listed Hazen and Norphet. elphabclically: Corning, Foreman, Greenwood, HOW TO WINDOW SHOP FOR YOUR NEXT CAR. First, look beyond the base price on any new car sticker. See what extras they have, and how much they want for them. Add to that the extras you want, and how much they want for them. Then check the sticker on one of our Volvos, You'll find extras like fuel injection, four.-wheel disc brakes, whitewall radial tires, rear window defroster/^ defogger,reclining bucket^ seats and tinted glass. But you won't find out what we want for them. Because they're standard equipment on every Volvo. , ,, . , , . E .. ,, . Now, compare our car and our sticker 'to their car and ·their sticker. Ours is the one that's not way off base. "VOLVO t ..n.uv.ortNUiuemn.iiiaii A lot mOK Car thartVOU bargained for. n N. coiue niton hackled slumping Cincinnat n seven hits and belted ome run to uoot. Dave King nan added a two-run homer fo ic Giants off loser Don Gu !tt. Astros 3, Braves 2 Pitcher Tom Griffin, pressc nto service as a pinch-hittci 'on it for Houston in the 14tl th a run-scovng single off r ever Max Leon. Phillies 3-5, Expos 2-8 J a y Johnstone's Lwo-ur ·iple in the first innng Ifte riple keyed a fve-run oulburs the second inning that le lontreal to its triumph in th ghtcap. 'buld have happened if you'd part of a Cubs double play. ontrolled Ihe game' plus a few her commenls. "My batter was in the baler's box," Marshall said. "The itcher walked off the mound nd just stood there. At that loment the pitcher is the one hat should have been told to ome in with the ball. ' I grabbed Simmons' arm," larshall added, "but aside ·om lhat I don't really know 'hat happened. I saw him start ) go alter Madlock, so I rabhed him." 'Three wasn't a word said vhen Madlock came to bat," rawford related. "I told him le first time, 'Bill, get back in icre,' but Ihe people were yel ing and I figured he didn't icar me. "So I gave him the benefit of he doubt and told him again Vhen he didn't, I told llrahosky o pitch. Then Marshall came over and I said the game's gong to be expedited." The altercation was the sec ond in as many innings foi Crawford, who thumbed Bak McBride and Joe Torre to Ih clubhouse afler a rhubarb the Cards' eighlh. McBride, attempting to huh was struck by an inside Dav LaRoche pitch and becam "I was trying to get out oE ic way of the p i l e h." said IcBride, whose split index finer on his left hand later re- uired four stitches to close. "I was turning (Crawford) iy hand and he yelled 'fair jail.' 1 \yas waving a bloody and in his face." "They (Cardinals) said tha iall hit him first," Crawford esponded, "but the ball was milted first by the batter, ilaybe his fingers were 'inched, but it was still a Hint." A near capacity crowd of 43,- !G7 on hand for the Cards' eventful Recognition Day game ncluded the widow of Hall of 'amer Dizzy Dean, whose uni- orm number "17" was retired. "I think Ibey did it for Diz," remarked Mrs. Pat Dean, who vatched the Cards climb I'A O ames in front o! the Pitts- anrgh Pirates in Ihe National League East. 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