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On Jackson's Homer, Fingers / Pitching A,s Win 3-2 In Series Opener LOS ANGEU5S (AP) - Meg,. gle Jackson, hobbled by n painful leg Injury Hint made him u doubtful starter until just before gnmethnc, walloped n 400" foot home run Saturday, liclp- · ing the Onklnnd A's to n 3-2 "' victory over the Los Angeles 1 Dodgers in the opening game of the 1374 World Series. ;. The victory giwc the defending world champion A's a 1-0 ^ lend in the besl-of-seven Series : which continues Sunriny when ' Vida Blue pitches for Oakland ngalnsl the Dodgers' Don Sut.' ton. With a record Dodger Sla- : dium crowd of 55,974 watching, ·; Los Angeles repeatedly threatened lo break the game open, ;,- outhilting the A's 11-6. But when it was over, the " opening game of baseball's 71st EWorld Series belonged to Oak: land, mostly because of Jack; son's homer and the relief "pitching of Rollie Fingers. · Jackson, who pulled his right . hamstring muscle during the · American League playoffs 'against Baltimore, had said he would play in this World Scries · if he had lo do it in a wheelchair. As he loosened up before the "game, he told sports writers be felt about 85 per cent of his full · capacity. ; But when A's Manager Alvin -Dark presented the lineup card, Reggie, Most Valuable Player ' in the 1973 World Series, was in right field, batting fourth lor Oakland. In Hie second Inning, he showed why. Will) the count one ball nnd one strike, Dodger starter Andy Messcrsmitli made n mistake on Jnckson nnd Reggie unloaded on Ihe pitch, sending it soaring into the left-center field seats for Ihe game's first run. That gave A's starter Ken HolUman a quick lead and, in the fifth inning, the Oakland left-hander helped his team to another run. Will) one out, Holtzman ripped a ground ball pnst firsl base and into left field for a double. It came on only the second trip lo the plate all season by an Oakland pitcher, who sej- dom bals because of the Amcrl can League's clesignated-hilter rule. The first trip had come two innings earlier, when KoHxman walked. With Bert Campaneris at bat, tfessersmith uncorked a wild }ilch and Holtzman advanced :o third. The count crept to two nails, two strikes and, sudden- y, Holtzman broke for home on a daring suicide squeeze play. Sampaneris coolly bunted the ball and the A's had their second r u n . The Dodgers had reached Hollzman for hits in every in ning, leaving runners on base in the first four. In the fifth inning, they caught up with the Oakland starter and knocked him out. Football Scores · By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS "Corlland Stale 23. Brockporl Slate 7 ^Delaware Val 50, Upsala College fi ./Georgetown 56, SI Peter's 13 ·-Hobart College 41, Hamilton Col 27. *",3ttiaca 57, Springfield 33 "·foltztown 27, Glassboro State 18 -Illildlebury 15, Williams Col 20 -Norwich Unlv 10, Tufts 7 ^Rochester 13, Union College 6 · -Bowie State 12, Hampton Inst 10 *Soutb Caro St 36, J.C. Smith 0 "Alma College 17, Albion 3 .-Ashlnnd 20. Nortlmood Mich 10 r .,13uena Vista 37. Dubuque 6 ·Carlelon College 7, Lake Forest 6 ·-Cent Methodist 30, Baker Univ 6 ~£hadron Stole 11, Wayne SI, Neb 7 · -top ColleKc 27, I«nvrence Unlv 20 ·.Cornell College 48, Grinnell Co! 12 -Haml!ne Univ 21, St Olaf College J4 ·gastltiRs Col 21, ConcordlaT, Neb. 20 .-Jlojje College 30, Adrian 15 *Jl|nn rjultilh 15, St John's, Minn. 0 «£t Cloud State 36, Bcmldji State 17 ':SC Mary, Kansas 10, Austin College 7 VSt Thomas Col 21, Augsburg 9 "SW Missouri 37, Cent Missouri St 26 . Southwest, Kans. 21, Tnbor 10 ·-SW Oklahoma 14, Northeasln Oklo 13 Xupper losva 7, Wartburg 3 - - · Wayne St, Mich 21, NE Missouri SfO ' ^JYestmnr College 21, Bethel, Minn. 7 . Wllllam Penn 30, Simpson College 0 TTOnona SU'.e 14, Manchester 12 ciLbuisville 24, North Texas St 10 '.^righfim Young 38, Ws'omins 7 ·Carroll, Mont. 26, Itocky Mountain A ^fpntana 27, Northern Arizona 0 ^jTulane 10, Air Force 3 -··Clarion College 21, Edinboro State 21 ^Colgate 21. Holy Cros.- .16 "Franklin Mar 70, Sivaithmore 0 'iG.etty.sburg Col 21, Buclmell 14 ·^ Plait snurg SI 9, Rochester Tech 7 "Plymouth Stale 23, New Haven Col Q '.Si Lawrence 6, Alfred 0 -^Selon Hall 41, Jersey City IB «Trinily College 27, Rensselacr T ·--wakes College 30, Junlata College 9 *i?oyeitevillc 46, St Paul's Co! 0 -··Glenville State 21, West Va Wesley 17 ^Livingstone Col 13, Winston Salem 0 ·-Randolph-Mncon 23, Mnryviile Col 0 Jjandcrbilt 21. Florida 10 -Capital Univ 28, Ohio Northern 17 ££ranil Valley 11, Findlay College 7 *.Gti5l(w Adolpbus 7, Concord, Moorhd 8 ^Illinois 27, Purdue 23 Indiana 31, Minnesota 3 ·-Iowa 35, Northwestern 10 tlfnnsas 50, Kansas St Univ 13 £Kenyon College 31, Case Western 13 .^£rayville State 21, Jamestown 13 "Missouri 21, Nebraska ID XNo Dakota St 29, Augustana, S.D. H ^Northern Iowa 41, Drake Unlv 17 £JfW Col. Iowa 43, Concordis, St.P 0 -,-. * Chio Weslcyan II, Denison Unlv 7 SPIivet College 27, Kalamazoo Col 7 '-fibutli Dakota 49, Momlngside 21 JSI) Dakota Slate 55. North Dakota 6 »^'oungstown 23, Tennessee Tech 0 Baylor 21, Arkansas 17 Oklahoma 16, Texas 13 *-Maine 23, New Hampshire 9 OJOiode Island 14, Vermont 0 -Syracuse 17. Navy 5 l-flfest Va Tech 14, Shephard Col 3 »Cent Michigan 13. Indiana State 0 ^Jliami, Ohln 31, Ohio 3 Moledo 31, West Michigan 24 ·harvard 31. Columbia 6 ;tarayelte 17. Holslra Univ 7 -Massachusetts 21, Boston Univ 14 -tNV Tech 14, Wm Pnterson 0 ^Northeastern 23, American Inn 20 2l*enn Slate 55, Wake Forest 0 .-p'iltsburRN 31, West Virginia II ·Princeton 14, Dartmouth 7 ·"Bulgers 37, I.ehlgh 16 fc Bt John's NY 38, Manhattan 16 temple 59, Southern Illinois 13 ·-West Chester 3I, Bloomsburg 3 H"«lc 51. Brown 0 .^Duke 33. Army 11 ·Jliaml. Fla 35, Pacific Univ 6 '.No Carolina St 22, Virginia 21 'Michigan 21, Michigan Slate 7 -·Ohio State 52, Wisconsin 7 "Amherst 11, Bowdoin 12 .'Bates College 26, Worcester Tech 18 ··Boston State 14, Curry College 14 "Xentral Conn SI 12, Monlclair 29 'Coast Guard 24, Wesleyan 7 ^.Cornell 28, Pennsylvania 28 - Delaware 15, Connecticut 6 -E Slraudsburg 21, Cheyney State 7 ·Lebanon Valley 21, Muhlcnberg 20 '-Alabama B, Florida State 7 ^'Auburn 31. Kentucky 13 .-Chattanooga 3-1, Wis. Milwaukee 7 Georgia 49, Mississippi 0 -Georgia Tech 29, North Carolina 28 -Salisbury SI 21, Frostburg State 14 ·Virginia Union 30, Elizabeth City 2 2Vcst Kentucky 32, Dayton 15 ^Bowling Green 26, Kent State 10 ·Jllllicialc Co! 24, Wittenberg 24 '.Michigan Tech 10, Moorheart Stale 0 ·Mount Union 31, Oberlin College 11 'Wotro Da mo 10, Rice 3 rotterboin Col 29, Marietta M 28 ·"Allegheny 33, Grove City 7 ·Colby College 21. Mnlne Maritime 0 ·Millerville St. 60, Main Marillmi 0 Slippery Rock 31. Calif Stale, Pa. I Thlol College 28, Bethany, W.Vn. 11 Tivnynesburg 29, Gcnevn College 6 'Westminster, Pa 23, Indiana U. Pe. 20 ·Cttawbn Col 10, GulUord Col 10 ·Centre College 19, Scwancc 11 J:asl Kentucky 21, Middle Terra SI 17 .Grambllnit Col 21, Tennessee Stnle 7 J^illsnps Collcjre 21, Prlnclpln Col 0 ·AfnrrlA nmwn 51, Morchousc Col IB 1'rcshytcrian Col 21, Mars Hill 20 ^Wofford O, Davidson Col 7 Wllh one out, Davoy Lopes ill a bouncer lo shortstop. CtimpnncM'is tried to short-hop he ball hut was unable lo mndlc It and Lopes was safe on the error. The Dodgers, who seemed anxious to le.sl Oakland catclicr Kay Fosse's arm, sent Lopes on a hll-and-run play and Bill Buckner rifled a single to right. Jackson charged the ball, hod rouble picking it up and third ase coach Tommy LaSorda jegan waving furiously lor Lopes lo keep running. Jackson recovered quickly but Lopes had lhat exlra slop and. when Jackson heaved a wild throw back to the infield, Lopes scored easily. Wlien Jimmy Wynn followed with a walk. Dark came out to get Holtzman, who had surrendered seven hits in 4 1-3 in nings. Out o f ' H i e bullpen came Fin gers, Ihe reliever who was involved, in Oakland's'latest clubhouse scrap Friday. Doctors took five stitches in liis scalp after he had battled follow pitcher John "Blue Moon" pdoni, who sprained his ankle in Ihe fracas. Fingers struck out Steve Garvey and then, after hitting Joe Ferguson with a pitch to loac thet bases, he squirmed oul ol trouble by getting Ron Gey to fly out. In the eighth, the A's got Fin gers another run--it turned ou^ to be the winning one--and have had more except or a remarkable throw by ·iBlil fielder Ferguson. Campaneris opened with a ·Jnglc and Bill North bunted, noving him to second. Next, Sinulo bounced to Ccy at third ase. He made a good stop on he ball bul threw II away for an error. Campaneris scored .us Dando raced all the way to third on he error. Then Jackson lifted a !ly ball lo right center. Wynn and Ferguson converged on the ball .with Bando lagging up, Al the last instant, Ferguson cut in front of Wynn, grabbed the ball and threw a strike to catcher Steve Yeager, reliring Bando for the double play. The throw and tag play was .0 startling lhat the Dodgers didn't even realize the side had been retired. They stood there tor almost half a minute before being waved in by the umpires. Fingers worked his way out of another two-out, two-on jam in the eighth, leaving the 10th and llth Dodgers stranded on base. He steamed inlo Ihe ninlh, protecting his 3-1 edged. With two oul, Wynn socked a long drive that barely made it into the left-center field seals just beyond Ihe leaps of North and Joe Rudi. That made it 3-2 and, when Steve Garvey followed with line single lo right, Fingers was finished. Out of the bullpen came Jim 'Catfish" Hunter, who had not etievcd all season. He fell behind 2-0 before Ferguson swung and missed at his next pitch. Then a foul ball nude it 2-2 and Ferguson vavcd at the third strike, giv njj Ihe A's their first-game vic- ory. As (he A's raced off the field, jinch-runner Tom Paciorek moved sadly to Iho Dodgers' dugout, the 12th and last Los Angeles runner left on base. IKI,AM l.OS ANUEI.ES .. ipnrjs ss forth cf Inmlo 3b Unckson rt CWhnlfm rf Rudi It Tcnace ]b ossc c DQrcen 2b loll ph Mitxvlll ss ifollzman p ··Ingcrs p iluntor r 2 1 1 1 2001) 4 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 ·TO 2 0 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0000 I-opcs 2b Huchncr If Wynn cf Gnrvey Ib Pnciorck pr Ferguson rl Cey 3b llusselt ss Ycogcr c WCruJrd rf MssrstlL p Joshua ph Marshall p 5 1 0 0 5 0 2 0 4 1 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 0 1 4 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 2 1 00 000 Total 2 Oakland Angeles Tola! 37 2 11 OID Old DID-000 010 001-- E--Campaneris, R.Jacksoji, Cey. DP-Oakland 1, Los Angeles 1, 1.011 -Oaklan 6, t/js Angeles 12- 2B-- llollzman. HR-- R.Jackson CO, Wynn (1. S-Campaneri 2, North, Tcnace. IP I! R E R B R S I Iloltzman 4 1 - 3 7 1 0 2 Fingers (W.i-0) 4 1 - 3 4 1 1 1 Hualcr 1 - 3 0 0 0 0 Messrsmth (L.0-1) 8 5 3 2 3 Marshall 1 1 0 0 1 Save--Hunter (1). HBP--by Finger fFerguson), WP--Messrsmth. T--2:4 A-55,974. V BATTERY CO. Brigham Young Clubs Wyoming PROVO, Utah (AP).-- Sophomore tailback Jeff Blanc rushed for two touchdowns and q u a r t e r b a c k Gary Sheide passed to John Bethem for two more to givfe Brigham Young University a 38-7 Western Athletic Conference football victory over Wyoming Saturday. Shetide complete 20 of 28 passes for 203 yards. Blanc carried the ball 24 times .for 74 yards, and Bethem returned five punts for 121 yards. Brigham Young played nearly the entire first half without the services of split end Jay Miller. Miller, who led the nation In pass receptions last year with 100, suffered a knee injury early in the first quarter. Penn, Cornell Tie ITHACA, N. Y. (AP) -- Cornell's junior halfback Don Fanelli scored two 'touchdown: and threw for a third, but the University of Pennsylvania rallied late in the fourth quarter for a 28-28 tie with the Big Red in college football Saturday. Colorado Rips Iowa St. 34-7 BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -Long touchdown runs by juniors Dave Logan and Clyde Crutchmer, and ttie running of sophomore tailback Billy Waddy, lifled Colorado to a 34-7 vic- .ory over lo'wa State 'Saturday in the Big Eight football opener for both schools. With 2:36 left in the half, after Iowa State had pulled within 14-7, Logan took a punt, headed for Ihe left sideline to pick up a wall of blockers and cut back to the right for a 51- yard return that put the Buffs on lop 20-7 at the half. Late in the third period, following a Cyclone tumble at the Iowa State 32-yard line, Crutchmer took the Buffaloes iri for a Miami Of Ohio Throttles Ohio In League Game ATHENS, Ohio' (AP) -- Quarterback Sherman Smith passed "or one touchdown and ran for .wo others Saturday, and Miami of Ohio throttled Ohio University 31-3 in a Mid-American Conference football game. The 20th-ranked Redskins, raising their record to 4-.0-1, let the Bobcats score first in the opening period when Gary Homer booted a 28-yard field goal. But Dave Draudt kicked a 44- yard field goal for the Redskins in the second quarter and Smith sprinted 16 yards f o r . a touchdown as Miami went ahead to stay. Smith roared over the Bobcat defenders with 112 yards.in 21 carries. He also hit Mike Rhodes for a 13-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter. Illinois Trims Purdue, 27-2: In Big 10 Tilt LAFAYETTE. Ind. (AP) -Sophomore slotback Fran Johnson grabbed a pair touchdown passes from Illinoi alternating quarterbacks, an Dan Beaver added two fie goals Saturday as Illino ruined Purdue's homecomin 27-23 in a Big Ten football col sion. The victory was the fourth five games for the lllini, the best start since 1964, and raise their conference record to 2- Th'e Boilermakers slipped to and 0-2. The Illinois piled up 17 poin in the second period as juni Jim Kop/itz and senior Jeff Hi lenbach each hit Johnson wi a socring pass and Beav kicked the first of his fie goals. Hale Irwin Wins Match Play Crown VIRGINIA WATER, England \P - Halo Irwin, the U.S. pen Champion, dethroned ary Player of South Africa 3 id l Saturday and won the ceadilly World Malch Play olf Championship and the firsl izo of $24,000. The dramatic, seesaw 36-hole nal provided more cxcitcmenl ian top quality golf. Player, below lorm, hooked s drive five times, missed a umber of vital short putts, lost s chance lo win the title for lie sixth time in 11 years and ettled fo rthe $12,000 s e c o n d ·ize, Irwin, a former college foot- all star from Kirkwood, Mo., as remarkably accurate with is three-wood second shots on long holes, planting them egularly on the greens. A crowd of 3,000 followed the wo stars around Wentworth's 097-yard, par 35-38--73 course. Player conceded the match n flic 35th hole, sparking con- roversy over the final score. Irwin went to that hole 2-up. 'layer missed a putt from 10 cot, and the American then nly needed to get down in two rom a similar distance to alve the hole. Player shrugged is shoulders, walked across he green and shook hands with rwin, apparently conceding the match. The result first was announced as 2 and 1, but later it vas changed to 3 and 1. i "I don't, know whether Gary conceded the hole or the match," Irwin said. "I would ay 3 and 1. It sounds better." Throughout the morning ·ound, the lead went back and "orth! Irwin jumped in front .hree times, and each time Player caught up. The Ameu- can was 2-up after the 12th, .hen had putting troubles and ost three consecutive holes. Irwin came back to tie the match on the 16th, but Player went 1-up again at No. 18. In the afternoon it was Irwin all the way. He won the 21st after Player's drive landed in short rough. Player three-putted at the 24th, and Irwin sank a 16-foot putt for a birdie at the 25th to go 2-up. Player pulled one back at the 29th, but that was the last hole he won. i Northwest Arkanw. TIMES, Sunday, Oct. 13, 1974 FAYITTIVILt.!, ARKANSAS -. . Fourth Quarter TD Boosts Kansas To Win MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -Sophomore Lavorne Smith wrestled loose from would-be tacklers and raced 51 yards for a late fourth-quarter touchdown, boosting 18lh-ranked Kansas to a 20-13 Big Eight Conference football viclory over rival Kansas State Saturday. Smith's burst came with 4:06 left, just aftout the time many in the stadium record crowd of 45,000 had resigned themselves to a Kansas Stale triumph. Scolt McMichael, Kansas sophomore quarterback, hit Emmctt Edwards with a pass [or two points after Smith's romp. Kansas Stale then rolled all the way to., the Kansas two, where quarterback Steve Grogan was knocked down by Mike Lemon, Kurt Knoff and Nolan Cromwell just as he was about to slop' into the end zone on the game's last play. Kansas State spotted Kansas a 12-0 lead in the first half am struck for two touchdowns in he, third period,- one on a one- /ard run by Regan Stelner .and he oilier on Grogan's 39-yard )ass to Tom Winchejl. David Jheves kicked the extra poinC Indiana Rouis; Minnesota 34-3 . BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP^ -- Sophomore Courtney Snyder rambled for 100 yards and'"two touchdowns and junior, Trent Smock caught -two touchdown passes from quarterback Terry Jones, leading Indiana lo a 34-3 Big Ten fo alb a 11 victory over Minnesota Saturday. The victory ; ended Indiana's 11-game losing string, matching their longest ever, and evened Ihe. Hoosicrs' conference record this'year at. 1-1. Indiana now is 1-4 over-all. ' . Minnesota, which lost 54-0 to Nebraska a week earlier, dropped to 0-2 in the Big Ten and 2-3 over-all. Colgate Wins 21-16 HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) -Freshman halfback Pat Healy scored three touchdowns, the last on a razzle-dazzle 32-yard pass from quarterback Bruce Basile, to lead previously winless Colgate to a 21-16 upset victory over Holy Cross Saturday. Loose Bail The ball squirts away fromi .Joe Washington (24), University of Oklahoma halfback, as he is tackled by Alfred Jackson (2), Univefsity of Texas defensive hack. This action took place in the first quarter of the Oklahoma-Texas game in Dallas Saturday. Oklahoma won 16-13. (AP Wirephotp) AUGHNJ Y jJf /' / First National is a partner to -working hands In olden days a man had to sharpen the ax to cut the trees to get the wood to build the house. Now it's a lot easier on the working hands. First National Bank of Fayetteville has home improvement financing available to give those working hands of yours a helping hand. Come see First National Bank at any of the convenient locations, West Fork, Evelyn Hills, Dickson at University and, of course, downtown on the square. First National Bank wants to be a partner to your working hands. iNATIONAL DOWNTOWNUNIVEITYDKttSON EVEIYNHJLLS^WESTFORK FDIC

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