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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 10

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Friday, October 4, 1974
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9 Northwest Arkansas TTMW, rrxtay, O«1. *, FAYETTIVILLE, AMKAMSA» Day O/ B/cdc Manager ^Arrives-. Says He Has To Be Honest With Himself Jerry West Retires After Great Pro Career By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "The day of the black manager is inevitable," Jackie Robinson wrote in his autobiography- The inevitable became reality Thursday when the Cleveland Indians named Frank Robinson as their new manager. The first black to play in the major leagues, Jackie Robinson wrote that a black manager would be named "when an owner finally realizes that the arguments that white players will not accept advice from a black is a phony." Former teammates and associates of Frank Robinson were open in their praise for the new : manager. ; , "He's a leader," said Pat Dobson, who played with R.ob- -- inson on the 1970 world champion Baltimore Orioles. "He won't stand for mental mistakes. He'll work hard on fundamentals." Frank Messer, who broadcasl the Baltimore games that year said tile Orioles "wouldn't have won it without him. Frank made a ballplayer out of Pau Blair. I have the most admiration for him. I think he'll do a good job." Phil Rizzuto. former N e w York Yankee star infielder and low a broadcaster, noted thai {obinson managed in Puerto lico to get experience. T w o layers who performed for {obinson iu the winter league also praised him. "Frank gives players a lot ot confidence," said Sandy Alo : mar, who also played with Robnson at California this season. 'You can talk to him as, a 'riend as well as a manager; "I'll tell you one thing. He'll get respect. He demands it." Baltimore pitcher Jim Palmer, who played for Robinson in 1968 in Puerto Rico, said "ho got along with the players and they respected him for a number of reasons -- what he had done and what he-knows, and the way he acted and reacted to players." Larry Doby -- who broke the American League color line when he played with the Indians in 1947 -- said he was disappointed, b u t - not resentful, that he didn't get the job. Doby was a Cleveland coach this past season. "But I am happy that base-, ball is now showing it's not prejudiced," Doby said. "Somewhere, Jackie Robinson will be smiling," Doby said, "because he's the reason it's all happening now." LOS ANGELAS (AP) -- Jery West has retired because he loesn'l (eel he can play the .vny he wants, hut West still :aii be winning basketball james for the Los Angeles Lasers. "Although he won't be playing, he can help us in so many ways that he'll be winning more games for the Lakers," said Coach Bill Sharman, who envisions West working with younger players. The - Lakers had expected their superstar to perform one more season, but after 14 cam-: paigns, the veteran called it quits Thursday. It was his own decision, but his youngsters had a part. "It got to a point where the oilier kids didn't think (heir daddy was Ihe best," West said in announcing his decision. At 3G and an All-Star selection 13 ot his 14 seasons. West explained,- "Physically I was sound and would have been able to play (his year, but not able to play the way I would want lo play. If you sacrifice standards, you are not being hottest with yourself." General Manager. Pele Ncw- clf declared West was "the greatest guard who has played the game . .. the most totally skilled back court man this ABA Holds Big Edge NEW YORK (AP) -- The American Basketball Association has,won nine or the 11 exhibition games played so far against'the National Basketball Association this preseason. game has seen." West will remain with the Lakers although his exact duties have not been spelled out. Ele made the All-NBA 12 times, 10 as a first team selection. He finishes his career as the third highest regular season scorer with 25,192 points. In 1S69-70 he was the top scorer with an average of 31.2 points per game. He scored 63 against the New York Knicks on Jan. 17, 1962, the most scored by a guard in one game. He has tallied the most points in playoff history lor a career with 4,457 and for a single sea- son with 562 in 1970. His average o! 40.6 points per game in the 1965 playoffs Is also a record. Area Football Action Northside at Fayetteville Conway at Springdale Rogers nt South side Bentonville at Huntsville Siloam Springs at Harrison Lincoln at Gravctte Prairie Grove at Greenland Elkins at West Fork Green Forest at Pea Ridge Yellville at Farmington Gentry at Decatur Latnar, Mo. at Win slow Brawls, Boycott Spark Soviet-Canada Hockey MOSCOW (AP) -- Two brawls and a boycott by Canadian officials sparked the sixth game of the international hockey series between the Soviet Union and Team Canada Thursday. The Soviets won the contest 5-2, their third compared to one loss and two ties, as Russian fans shouted "Go home" to the Canadians. The biggest fight came at the final boll when Canada's Rick Ley pummelled forward Valeri Kharlamov. Players from both benches swarmed onto the ice and Canadian defenseman Paul Shmyr rained punches on Boris -Mikhailov. Kharlamov left the ice bleeding from the face and mouth and Ley said frustrations triggered his outbreak. "It's terrible, awful," Ley said. "We know the Russians won't get penalties and we will. At least, by getting somebody at the end of the game, I don't hurt my hockey team." CALLED "HOOLIGAN Russian Coach Boris Kulagin called Ley a hooligan who should he sentenced to 15 days in jail. "A person like that is persona non grata in our country," : Kulagin said. In the second period, Canada's Paul Henderson was man, handled along the boards by a Russian defenseman. Forwarc Bruce MacGregor went to his aid and players from both sides followed. Referee Vick Viktor Dombrovsky handed out major pen allies to MacGregor and Rus sian defenseman Valeri Vasil yev. MacGregor did not drop his gloves nor his stick, but dii raise his stick. In Springdale SEEBURG MUFFLER NOW OPEN HEAVY DUTY MUFFLER Installed LIFETIME GUARANTEE Being a lady, most places would have taken advantage of me. But, Seeburg Muffler gave me the best deal around, explained what had happened and guaranteed the muffler for as long as owned my car. That's what I call a good deal. Miss Nancy Shackclford Razor back Hall University of Arkansas Fayetteville FAST SERVICE S E E B U R G MUFFLER Highway 71 North (at North City Limits) SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS Mark Howe was in the penal 1 box at the the time, and liile Canada was shorthanded, uri -Shatalov scored to give ae Soviets a 4-2 advantage. Team Canada officials boy- otted the game to bring to a ead discussions over alleged difference by the Russian osts. Canadian officials said at a astily called news conference fiat they didn't consider pulling out of the series, but lose lo boycott the second ame to make sure the Soviets now "we didn't get the special eatment they promised us." Boris Mikhailov scored with nly 34 seconds gone in the ame to give Russia a quick ·ad. Two minutes later, Vasil- ev tallied with an unassisted oal while Marty Howe was in he penalty box. Rejean Houle put Team Canda, composed of players from he World Hockey Association, n the Scoreboard when he took feed from Shmyr late in the rst period. Gordie Howe's score at 6:15 f the second period, with his on, Mark, assisting, tied the core. : · But goals by Viacheslav Anim, Shafalov and Kharlamov inished the scoring. Read H October 6 in AmyVanderbill: The Lighter Side Of Etiquette "TAcre ore letters that came ta me tiat I anft answer, even mihtheJidpof attglaiofirn:, f friendly psychiatrist mho, a- btfar experts^ Amy Vanderbilt, America's "Commissionerof Etiquette," writes exclusively this week forMWrLYWEEKLYabputthe humorous and perplexing social' problems she's asked to solve for readers. You'll learn about false modesty backfiring, children managing to say the wrong thing even after being coached and the dh lemma of how to fflsfall a butler properly. "People Quiz": What Makes People Live Dangerously? Ine or fake?. People icJio risk ihdr Uses in sport* that diving, etc,-- are the -most susceptible- to the dorms of the opposite tcx. This week bur People Quiz asks five questions about faking risks with your money and your life. Learn who the real risk-takers are, when they take risks and why. You'll find that there's a little bit of risk- taking in all of us. In your copy of Ihe ' Arkansas Sears | SB3RS Saturday Only! Sears Coupon SAVE 34% Rebel's Super R Lures 97 Coupon Good Saturday, Oct. 5th Only The Event as great as its name SAVE 18% Ladies' Buckskin PANTCOATS Regular $49.00 39" Regular $6 to $14 Sizes 8 to 20 Sears Coupon SAVE 50% Ladies' Polyester Pants Coupon Good Saturday, Oct. 5th Only W|f|| Coupon On campus or off, these buckskin shorties can really rev up your fashion image. Great looking'styles with zip and snap fronts, novel pockets, contrast stitching, shirred waists or belts. While 20 Coots Lost Sears Coupon M SAVE 26% Regular or All Nude Cling-Alon® Panty Hose 1 99 with Coupon Coupon Good Saturday, Oct. 5th Only Regular $2.69 Sears Coupon SAVE $6.02 Men's Heavy Weight Outdoor Shirts Sold for $12.99 ^ nf j incur Am" * with Fall '73 Catalog \9 Coupon Coupon Good Saturday, Oct. Sfh On!-' Sears Coupon SAVE 26 to 64% Assorted Craftsman Screwdrivers R-sqular $1.19 to $2.49 P With Coupon Each ·s /*·- 1-DAY SALE! SEARS EXTRA BONUS VALUE! Friday - Saturday - Sunday Only Take a Sears Sales Receipt to the Fayetteville AW Drive-in for This Special: Buy a Papa Burger at Regular Price-Get the Second for Only 5 50% OFF Reg. 89? Plug Chain Current Tap. .44? Reg. $1.09 Lamp Socket 54 Reg. $1.39 9-ft. Extension Cord. . . .64 Reg. $1.99 Companion Pliers. . . $1.49 Reg. $4.29 Companion Adjustable Wrench ...$2.14 Reg. 59* 20A Glass Fuse. . . : .,-.,. 29* Reg. 2/49* Size C Batteries 2/24* While Quantities Last! SHOP AT SEARS AND SAVE Satitfaction Guaranteed or Year Money Sack Sears lEAXS, KOEBVCE AND CO. Northwest Arkansas Plaza Highway 71 North Between Springdale and Fayetteville Consider Seat* Commercial Sale* Call 521-6000

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