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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 7

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In Game Three Of World Series It's Hunter Vs. Downing OAKLAND (AP) - The'tem- pestuous Oakland A's hope to explode tonight with their bats instead of their tempers in the third game of the 1974 World Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers. "I'm expecting us to break out any day now, but I've been expecting that for six weeks . ... So I don't really know," said Oakland Manager Alvin Dark, whose team lias had more notice recently for hitting people than hitting baseballs. A change in the baiting order might be' just the thing that the A's need to add some punch to their recent Punch and J u d y hilling. Dark, whose team won the' World Series opener with an undistinguished 3-2 victory Saturday in Los Angeles and then lost the second game by the same score, Is thinking about an adjustment 'In his hit- ling alignment. Noting thai the A's face a lefl-handcr in Al · Downing, Dark revealed: "1 might bat Bill North first instead of second. He has more power as a right-handed hitter. I might also move some of the others around in the lineup, too. We've ju,st got to get some more runs." , The A's may not be hitting well lately, but they've certainly ha.d the pitching. And the best on their staff goes tonight, 25 game winner Catfish Hunter. HUNTER RESTED The tobacco-chewing Hunter, well rested sinqe he only pitched to one batter on Saturday after working in last week's American League play- offs, has been embroiled In a salary dispute with Oakland owner Charles 0. Finley. Hunter, mad at Finley because he claims the owner reneged on half of his yearly. $100,000 salary, might make the Dodgers pay for it tonight. The A's fight as well as anybody else, too. The Dodgers, or any other team in baseball, are sedate compared to this flamboyant, aggressive team of odd- halls. , The combative A's started the Series 'out with a bang when pitchers Rollie Fingers and Blue Moon Odom exchanged blows in the clubhouse last week. And during Monday's off-day workout at the Oakland Coliseum, a sports writer was the target of wrath. Detroit Lions Shade San Francisco 17- DETROIT (AP) -- No longer will the cynics chide: "Detroit's got the best 0-4 team in football." Now it's got the best 1-4 team in football. The one victory may not enhance the looks of the record much, but "it beats getting hit in the eye with a sharp stick," Coach Rick Forzano said after Monday's 17-13 key victory over San Francisco. The Lions used a disputed pass interference penally and a key goal line stand lo notch heir first triumph under Forzano. T h e nationally televised game, played before a Tiger Stadium cro\yd of 45,199, had plenty of exciting plays to keep the viewers happy. Among them: BIG PENALTY ~-A 32yard pass interference penally which set up Steve Owens' one-yard touchdown plunge for Detroit in the second quarter. ' --Four interceptions. One was returned 44 yards by Lion cornerback Levi Johnson and led to an Errol Mann field goal. -A 45-yard punt return by Dick Jauron of the Lions lo set ip another TD. --A 64-yard run by 49er rookie Wilbur Jackson to the Detroit one. --The Lions' goal line stand after that run. "We won by a few points .. . We would have made it more out we didn't want to run up the score," Forzano said, grinning. NOLAN DEPARTED San Francisco Coach Dick Nolan rushed off without saying muuii but quarterback Dennis Morrison, making his first NFL start, didn't mind talking about the loss, the 49ers' """' slraight in a 2-3 record. "I was nervous in the afternoon, but when we opened with the passing attack it calmed me," the left-hander said.' "Bul in the third quarter I got more excited than I should have." Detroit picked off three Morrison aerials. One, by line backer Charlie Weaver in the 'irst period, ended a scoring threat. Then there was Johnson's interception in the second quarter, and linebacker Jim Laslavic grabbed another in the final four minutes to thwart a drive at the Lion 10. Morrison finished with 1' completions in 40 attempts for 171 yards, including an 11-yarc pass to Jackson with 33 seconds left for the only San Francisco touchdown. Detroit's Bill Munson hit on 15 of 32 passes for 130 yards, including a 13-yard scoring shol to Larry Walton 15 seconds into the final quarter to clinch the victory. Services Scheduled WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind (AP) -- Services are scheduled here Wednesday for longtinn Purdue assistant football coach and athletic department figure Al Parker. The 57-year-old Parker died Sunday, succumbing to a six month.bout wilh cancer. Braves Allow Aaron To Talk With Brewers Reggie Jackson, Oakland's tar outfielder, verbally ch'al- eiiged Murray Oldcrman, cdi- or of Newspaper Enterprises Association in San Francisco, ecau.se of an article he wrote anta Braves have given Hank OAKLAND (AP) -- The Al- or u national magazine. Jackion roared out of Ihc balling :age when he saw Olderman ind abused him verbally before 1 crowd of gaping onlookers. Jackson was unhappy about he general lone of Ihe article, vhich dealt with his alleged attle wilh other players for sole leadership of Ihe learn. . Meanwhile, back at the World Series. Downing concentrated m keeping the A's in their pro- ractcd hilling slump. Despite us modest 5-6 season record, MS Angeles Manager Walt Alston feels Ihal Downing can conlinue lo maintain the Dodgers' masterful pitching of late. The A's have managed only 2 hits so far off Dodger pilch- ng, and Ihe formidable Los Angeles arms were equally as ef- eclive in the National League ^layoffs against the Pittsburgh Pirates. NORMAL LINEUP Alston planned no changes, other than going lo his normal ineup for right-handers. In the iirsl two games.. Ihe Dodgers faced southpaws bul since Hunter is on the mound, Alslon will have Willie Crawford in right field inslead of Joe Ferguson. Alston will use the right- landed Ferguson behind home plate instead of Steve Yeager. The Dodgers will need'all the hitting edge they can muster against Hunter, tile premier right-hander in the American League in 1974. Hunter not only won 25 games during the season but atso led the league .with a 2.43 earned run average. The contest-at the 50,000-seat Oakland Coliseum, first of three night games here, start at 5:30 P.M., PST, a difficult period for the players because of the strange tricks that sunlight plays in this stadium in late afternoon in Ihe fall The Dodgers had a late work. out Monday lo get used to the conditions. Aaron permission to talk with he Milwaukee Brewers, possi- )ly opening the door for base jail's most successful home rim lugger to become the first )lack general manager in the major leagues. The announcement Monday iy Dan Donohue. president of he Braves, was made just one day before Aaron was to hold a icws :dly plans. conference here report- to disclose his future Northwett Arkansas TIMES, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 1974 · FAVITTEVILLE, ARKANSAS The news conference apparently was arranged by Magna- iox, an electrical firm with vhicli Aaron has a $1 million contract. If Aaron, who will be 41 next 'ebruary, does sign' with the Srewers and finish his major eague career where it began -n Milwaukee -- lie probably vould spend next season as a designated hitter before taking a general manager's position. All along, Aaron had made it known . lie planned lo retire after this season until Sun- Knowles Marvels At Mike Marshall OAKLAND (AP) -- The Oak-[couldn't do it," said Knowles. he hypnotizes him- Ihat Marshall "was low man In. our bullpen, behind Diego Segui and me. a .,. s t u r l y ", Ule i "Our pitching coach up there, with mutton chop| Sa | M aglie, · · · · · · · · nilltnnorl.rlmun ST.I. - · - land A's Darold Knowles. in-'"Maybe active so far in Ihe World self." Scries, owns a pitching record. Marshall. that busy Mike Marshall of the right-hander witn muuon chop i gal Maclie didn't believe iii Los Angeles Dodgers can't sideburns and a buttoncd-down Mike's theories and didn't like break. [mouth, jsn I about to let any n- him throwing HIP screwball his "Bul if Ihis thing goes seven val pitchers know the secret be-K S" screwball, his games. I'm sure he'll tie il," hind his durabilily. _,. ,, ' , ... ,, ., . said Ihc Oakland left-hander "But I think I can read be-'. . T h e . D ^? ers Waller Alston, who appeared 'in all seven Iween Ihc lines." said the A's games of the 1973 World Series .Bob Locker, a right-handed re- to establish a record. | liever who sal out this season with a bad arm. "It's partly a menial Marshall, who set a major league record with 106 appearances during the 1974 National League season, was the Dodgers' finishing pitcher in the first two World Series games at Los Angeles and was ready to back up starter Al Downing here tonight in game No. 3. "I don't know how he pitches as much as he does. I know I day, Sept. 29, when he an- lounced that his future still remained in doubt. Aaron's problems at Atlanta apparently stem from a financial squabble wilh the Braves, who have offered Hank a front office job for next year at substantially less than his $200,000 player's contract. "Titles," Aaron once snapped. "Can you spend titles at a grocery store? Executive vice president, assistant to the executive vice president, what does it mean if it doesn't pay good money? I might become a janitor for big money." It is believed that.the Braves offered Aaron as much as $75,000 to serve in the front office, and' he still has four more years to run on the Magnavox contract, for which he receives $50,000 quarterly. game. He believes there's no way you with many great relief stars in his years in Los Angeles and Brooklyn, and most other big league managers are going lo their bullpens more than ever these days. The A's Alvin Dark pulled ran opt u l r n n D n r hir roctinif * I 1 L " 5 "'VIII uarK p The more he throws life starter Ken H ° ltzr " an . «*° ine more ne cniowb, me Q n rtl ,,_.i nn \,, _,, ,, nn ~~ nn j stronger he gets. I'm sure he'll pitch in 100 games next year, too," said Locker. Locker was a teammate of Marshal] in 1969 with the short- lived Seattle Pilots and recalls Professional Football By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS i National Football League American Conference Eastern Division W L T Pet. PF PA New Eng 5 0 0 1.000 118 61 Buffalo 4 1 0 .800 107 77 Miami 3 2 0 .600 114 108 NY Jets 1 4 0 .200 68 10G Bait , 0 5 0 .000 40 1 4 9 Central Division Cinci 4 1 0 .800 133 71 Pitt 3 1 1 .700 112 83 Cleve 1 4 0 .200 8 2 1 4 3 Houston 1 4 0 .200 52 115 Western Division Oakland 4 1 0 .800 118 62 Denver 2 2 1 .500 9 8 1 1 3 K a n City 2 3 0 .400 8 6 1 0 1 San Diego 1 4 0 .200 72 93 National Conference Eastern Division S.Louis 5 0 0 1.000 1 1 8 1 2 Minn. rn Bay Chicago Detroit L.A. Atlanta S.F. New Orl. Philphia Wnsh Dallas iVST Giants .800 .600 .200 .200 Central Division allowed only an unearned run, in Ihe fifth inning of the World Series opener, used Rollie Fingers into relief ace the ninth and then brought in 25-game winning starter Catfish Hunter to get the final out. "That was a great move," said third baseman Sal Bando, who early in the regular season hollered after a tough loss, "Dark couldn't manage a meat market." Fingers has appeared in 13 of e A's 16 World Series games. into tonight's contest, 5 0 0 1.000 1 2 4 6 t 3 2 0 .600 8 2 9 7 ; 2 3 0 .400 79 6 6 ' 1 4 0 2 0 0 6 4 7 4 going Western Division ' since 1972. 77 60' The last pitcher to throw a 50 71 complete game in the World 58 95 Series was Pittsburgh's Steve .600 .400 .400 .200 54 111 I Monday's Game Detroit 17, San Francisco 13 Sunday, Oct. 20 New Orleans at Atlanta New England at Buffalo Philadelphia at Dallas Baltimore at New York Jets Cleveland at Pittsburgh New York Giants at Washing- ten i St. Louis at Houston Detroit at Minnesota San Diego at Denver San Francisco at Los Angeles Kansas City at Miami Cincinnati at Oakland Monday, Oct. 21 Green Bay at Chicago, N Blass in the Pirates' 2-1 final _ame victory over Baltimore in the 1971 World Series. V VAUGHNJ Y Jf / BATTERY Y o u P i c k ' E m | OFFICIAL ENTRY BUNK , Games for week ending Oct. 19 I Game No. 1 Game No. .2 ~ iGameNo. 3 "Game No. 4 I . Game No. 5 I Game No. 8 .' 'Game No. 7 i I Game No. S IGameNo. 9 ·· 1 Game No. 10 ..:. · I I Game No. II ·»·· "Game No. 12 : 1 Game No. 13 I Game No. II 1 Game No. 15 -- Game No. 16 ... ^ I Game No. 17 '· I TIE BREAKER (Predict Correct Score) 1 Arkansas vs Texa Name .. I Address i City .... You Pick 'Em Rules 1. You can win $35.00 cash each week. Just be the one who picks the most winners from the games listed in Ihe advertisements appearing on .this page under the You Picfe 'Em headline. A tie game counts as a loss unless you have called the tie. Do not pick scores. In the event there are two or more entries ie- ing for first place, the ene picking the winner and closest score of the tie-breaking game will receive the $35 prize. Decision of the judges will be final. 2. Enter the name of the team you select as the winner of each game or write the word "tie" opposite game No. 1, No. 2, etc., on the entry form reproduced at the left, or on a separate sheet of-paper. 3. Entries are limited to one per person. Entrants much be at least 12 years old to be eligible. 4. All entries for this week's contest must be in the Northwest Arkansas Times office by 9 a.m. Sat urday, Oct. 19. 5. Mail your entries to: You Pick 'Em Contest Northwest Arkansas TIMES P. O. Drawer D Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 (Please write your name and address plainly.) 6. This contest is not open to em- ployes or families of employes of the Northwest Arkansas TIMES. 7. Name of winner will be published on this page next week. ^^H RSrofl^^^^^^HH HIKH^^HM ^HiHH LAST WEEK'S WINNER: Jan Lookadoo Box 92 Ten contestants tied with four mis. scs each on last Saturdays games, but only one of these 10 correctly Pen Rirlna Arlr predicted the winner of the Ark., red Kiage, ArK. Baylor game. Jan gels the $35. 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College (Formerly Stagecoach Real Estate) Phone. 521-6421 Game No. 2--Air Force Vs Navy There Is No Better Time Than Now to INVEST in a Mercedes Quality Unmatched Game No. 3--Colorado vs Oklahoma FISHER BUICK, INC. 2396 N. College 442-4261 NORTHWEST ARKANSAS PLAZA Northwest Arkansas' Favorite Sparling Center Football, Tennis, Golf, Fishing, Hunting, etc. You will find all the lop brand merchandise here . . . at prices you like to pay. Drop in today and get acquainted. Gam* No. 6--Tennessee vs Alabama Evelyn Hills Sprlngdale No Sweat-with a McCulloch or Homelite AUTOMATIC CHAIN SAWS As Arlr«r«sed In Family Weekly COMPLETE SALES and SERVICE Fastest Selling Saws in the World! Game No. 5--SMU vs Rieee 'Front End Alignment Engine Tune-Up. . . Lube Oil Change. $34,95 PARTS SERVICE GOOliYfAR SERVICE STORES 1«J N. 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