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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - September 20, 1973, Florence, South Carolina8-c thursday september Florence morning news King is. Riggs match gets an Early Start Billie Jean King left giggles at Wise crack made by Riggs left the two meet thursday night in match dubbed the lib versus the owners wont More time Chicago National league Lubou ners asserting that they wanted More Lime to study the entire Situ recessed their meeting wednesday on the proposed Transfer of the san Diego Padr j is to Washington . League president Chub Kee nay said another meeting on the Transfer would he held within a month a his Call but added that he did not think in would be i during the world series. Feeney disclosed the Sale mate after club owners. Or their representatives had heard pc i sensations by owner c. Arnholt Smith of the padres and Joseph i Danzansky of the Washington i group which tentatively has purchased the club for a reported s12 million. After hearing both the pre Send Lions. Hie owner s group discussed the proposed Transfer about 75 minutes then do sided to recess. Feeney said no Vole was Laken on the Transfer and move to where two Ameri can league clubs have failed previously since 1960. A Vole of nine of the 12 clubs is needed for approval. Houston a Bobby Riggs and Billic Jean King got into an eyeball to eyeball name calling joust wednesday on the eve of their win Ner take All Tennis Battle of the sexes which broke into a squabble Over whether Bobby is a i Don t mind you calling me a Hustler chauvinist pig or ego the 55-year-old Riggs told his 29-year-old woman adversary. But you should t Call me a creep. It is not a Billie Jean did t Budge an Inch. His not a bad in Beverly she replied. That was As far As she would go. I think she should have Nolon izod but she Kings said. He said hat Billie Jean used the term in a National Magazine article. Riggs in a Bright yellow suit and Billie Jean sweating under a sequined. White and yellow jacket appeared for a a minute press conference in the Bubble outside the Astrodome where their match will take place. Ii was their first confrontation since reaching hous ton. Asked How she Felt about Riggs who triggered this highly publicized match with his derisive comments about women in general and women s ten Nis in particular Billie Jean said "1 like him and i hate him. He is so ridiculous. Sometimes 1 laugh but mostly 1 get making a prediction about the match Billie Jean said she expected the Best of five match to go Only three sets. She left no doubt who she thought would win it. Riggs said she expects to scrape me off the Astrodome floor. I will scrape her up. She is a woman and is subject to women s emotional frailties. She will crack up during the the Pill gulping Riggs is a 5-2 favorite. Europeans will have to stay up until after Midnight to View it. Television sponsors report edly paid a minute for commercial to time. The live Gate picture is less Rosy. Ticket sales fell off when Billie Jean became ill and do King Money is scarce it s faulted in a third round match hard to find a bet on the in the recent . Open at for said Jimmy the Creek Sny Cost Hills but picked up Der. The voice of Las vegas markedly when the five time Wimbledon women s Champion quarters in. A familiar Check showed up on the scene Early ered coat and Arm loaded week and announced in a loud voice checking into the hotel head form charts. Earlier Billie Jean the 29 year old Champion of women s lib had been no worse than an 8-5 underdog against the 55 y e a a old chauvinist who shamed Margaret court in their Mother s Day Battle of the sexes in san Diego May 13. The Best of five set Duel with optic yellow Tennis balls which has excited and divided a nation is scheduled at 8 . Edt Over a synthetic Green carpet. The much ballyhooed affair will be shown nationally by Abc to which paid for the rights and to some 40 countries overseas via satellite. Feeney disclosed that a letter seeking the san Diego franchise by Seattle was distributed after the meeting but was not Dis i us cd. Petty unhappy with year despite Good earnings Lee Trevino jokes with gallery he starts for . In Ryder cup opener North Wilkesboro is a. A if you already had made added the fourth child to your family and were about ready to move into a new mortgage free Home you d More than Likely consider you were having a Good year. Not Richard Petty a super Star in Slock car racing. Lei s face says Petty. The name of the game is win Ning and i Haven t won at least not like i usually do and it sort of gets next to you. It hurts the morale of the Crew. The people who build and maintain the race cars. They like to win Loo and when you Don t get that Check ered Flag it makes frustrations for every body thai s ire reason he he needs in do Well in the remaining races of the Winston cup grand National season. And it s another reason he says he s looking convard to Sun Day s 250-mile Wilkes 400 race at North Wilkesboro. Petty. 36, is working on his fifth season in a Row. But to Date the Randleman Trevino Casper 1 St off tee when Ryder Cuppens n.c., rocket has managed to win Only five races three of them on Short tracks like he five eighths of a mile North Wilkesboro Oval. Lie also ranks a lowly fourth in championship Points. This is where i Hope to turn the season the tall 16 year Veteran said. There Are five big ones left on the sched ule and i need to win Emall to really feel that it has been a Good indeed if he is to change things North Wilkes Boro should be the place. The sport s biggest Winner of Money and events has won 10 times in his 24 starts at the picturesque Little Mountain clouding the last i rec in a Row and five Elf the past s even. His in winnings at Wilkesboro is More than double that of any other Driver and his 10 triumphs Are exactly five times As Many As any lady else has scored. I won t say it s my favorite said Petty because i d rather not single out any one track and maybe Hurt somebody else s feelings. But i la have to say it s one of my Favourite sin the Wilkes 400 a year ago Petty and Arch rival Bobby Al Lison engaged in a celebrated car bashing Duel for the Lead at he into each other during the final laps until both battered machines were limping at the finish with Petty in front. That s water under the said Petty and i d rather not talk about it any More. I m coming to race 29 other Guys not just Bobby Alli son. That other thing is All Over and this will be a Brand new a Field of 35 or More Drivers will seek the 30 starting positions in the400-Lap race. Wilt pondering san Diego offer an Gilks a Wilt contacted him. Reportedly he Chamberlain continued seeks an adjustment upwards in to Mirfield. Scotland a american Captain Jack Burke led from strength in naming Lee Trevino and Veteran Billy Casper As his first team off the tee in thursday s play in he 1973 Hyder cup Golf matches against -.7 great Britain Ireland. Trevino. Who won the Brili Sli open on the windswept moors of site of this team match that sends 12 tour toughened Veteran american professionals against Brit Ain s Best and the -12-year-Oid Casper will oppose big Brian Barnes and Bernard Gallacher in he first of four scotch four some matches thursday morning. Torn Weiskopf. The current British open Champ and the player of on the american Lour this year and . In calf the hero of the victorious 1d71 american Ryder cup team follow against Irel a n d s 48-year-old Christy o Connor and veil Coles the 39-year-old Veteran who tied for second in the last British open. British Captain Bernard Hunt said thai duo o Connor and Coles at the moment appeared to be playing the Best of relatively Youthful team. His iwo Hig guns. Tony Jacklin and lowering Poler cos Chuis a re in he Hird match against Burke s Surprise Nomi Nal Ion of Chi Chi Rodriguez and Lou Graham two of the four Ryder cup rookies on the american team. Angel Colci o led the jockeys at icel Cut pork in Florida last Winter with 41 winners three More . Wednesday to Ponder a reported offer of a year to jump from he National basketball association to play and coach at san Diego. Although there were reports that a decision was imminent. Chamberlain s attorney by Goldberg said i would t wait at the Telephone for any announcement Goldberg did verify that meetings were held wednesday hut not that Mike Storen the american basketball association commissioner was in at Tendance. Storen reportedly had flown to los Angeles to meet with Chamberlain. Reports were that the other clubs in the Aba were to help san Diego pay Chamberlain s Hefly salary if die 7-foot-l Cen Ter of the los Angeles lakers decided to make the move 125 Miles South. Chamberlain 37, said tues Day that to had made no Deci Sion and that the lakers had not pay from a salary in the per year bracket. He also has written a Book critical in pails of some team mates. V Goldberg said some tempt ing offers have been Marie. Wit will have to make a very important decision one of the most important in his life. Am Fine physically and mentally. I am ready. All i can say is Bobby had be Tler be ready Loo. He s going to have to play Jerry Perenchio the los an Geles producer who put together the million Muhammad Ali Joe Frazier heavyweight title fight in 1971, emerged from his celestial suite and said he expected a crowd of at least the Astrodome seats and Perenchio s original dream was that every scat would be occupied. A full House would mean a Gross of Perenchio said i am sure we will have a live Gate of at least the Astrodome has guaranteed Perenchio ticket sales came to almost a dead standstill and five London Heaters cancelled closed Cir Cuit contracts when Billie Jean developed a virus and doctors examining her in Hilton head s.c., discovered that she had a Low sugar count in her blood at first it appeared the celebrated Malch might be in jeopardy bul the alarm was unfounded. Billie Jeari got healthy quite quickly on a diet of Candy bars and vitamins and she has been More impressive than Bobby in pre match workouts. On tuesday night Billie Jean was particularly Sharp. She was actually vicious As she moved Over the court slamming the Ball Down the throats of her two sparring Pete Collins resident pro at Hilton head and Betty stove of the Netherlands. While mrs. King has remained in virtual seclusion avoiding All the fanfare and gimmickry the unique promotion Bobby has been swinging wildly on a merry go round of parties Public appearances and late night ses Sions gabbing with the press in his seventh floor suite. I m afraid Bobby is wearing himself out before the match we Are considering All of Ever one close Assoc Lions which Are available to him ate of his said. Frankly i am and his contract obligations worried. Bobby has Given in to with the lakers have everything and everybody. He s never Don t counselled an other member of the huge Riggs entourage. That s the Way Bobby lives. He Riggs spent most of the morning of the Day preceding the Malch looking Over possible gear brought in by a designer from fort Lauderdale Fla. At the attorney did agree that the option year remained but questioned what hold a clause might have Overa player now. Since the Rick Barry Case at least 15 cases have knocked the option clause for a he commented. In the Rick Barry Case the courts had uphold the right of a club to hold a player for the option year of his contract. Last report he was leaning to Ward a Blue outfit with a Flap in the impression of a skirt. Grimsley favors Houston by a special correspondent Houston a Best bets in sports action this week end Are Southern California Chicago sets Back Montreal 8-6 Chicago map two run by Rick monday. Ron Santo. And Billy Williams in the Chicago cubs to Over come Montreal s Early five run Lead and defeat the expos 8-6 cubs stored five runs in Chicago a r to had r h by sailed Job j 1 i n to pm act 1272 fair Jolt 7110 Kess a Sciss 1 0 7 1 Pavo Jyh 7111 3 7 7 1 .3irg e Cerf j 1 ,1 so11c3d 1112 Jrex Gersich 2 0 1 Al 1010 Oreeder in 7 0 0 g la Type of 7100 popovicn2.n t 0 0 0my of d 7010 j 7 0 31 12 i cup 0000 eco Epi 1010 Rejc Clr 1000 sri sad to 0 0 Agar Iii 1111 1 c c 0 Raulp 1000 Rulo or c 0000 poliss 4000 3000 p 0 0 c n can ailed 0 0 c 0 1 0 0 Ca Aey p 0 0 u 376 ii 6 total 376 ii 6 to Al 31 6 11 8 Mon real Moo oct i Chicago my jux 8 1. Cikac 1. 9, Chicago 3. A b Kessinger Hurdley Woods. Or won Jay Sanlo 203. in h r or 88 so to Rei 42-37 5 5 1 1 1 73 4 j 3 0 7 we anally j.3 0 5 0 0 1 Caskey i 00001 Meuchel w.m-15 5 8 5 5 j 4 31-32 1 i 1 c locker 2-310001 the fifth inning to hand Mon Treal Relief Ace Mike Marshall the defeat. Marshall. 2-ll with 29 saves came on with the expos leading 5-2 after Handy Hundley doubled and Adrian Garrelt singled for one run monday hit his 25th Homer of the baseball season and Wil Liams walked to Chase starter Mik Torrez. Santo drove Marshall s Ond Pilch Ini othe left Field seats for his 20th Homer giving Chicago a 6-5 Lead. In the seventh inning monday singled and Williams belled his 20th Homer. The cubs had scored their first run in the third on Hundley s single and Don pcs Singer s double. The expos struck Early battering flick Ruschel for five runs on five hits in the first in Ning. Bob Bailey. Ron fairly and Ken Singleton ripped singles for Montreal s first run then Ber Nie Allen hit a Ivin run double and Bob Stinson hit to two run single. Felipe Loti Hil his first National league Homer of the year in the ninth inning for something going in to seventh Montreal s final run. Inning when the cubs led by pulling out All the stops just one run. Montreal manager Mauch Mike Paul who look Over for used three Pinch hitters and a Heuschel h-15, Al the Start of Pinch runner trying to get the sixth retired the Side yielding Only Barry Foole s Pinch single. Alou who Hil into a double play in the sixth sparked Mon Treal Hopes with his Lead off Homer in Iho ninth. Expos Ron family dives headlong for first base during game Chicago s Gonzalo Marquez Waits for Ball streaking in at Lett Michigan. Notre Arne and Bobby Riggs. That s the inside tip from the intrepid prognosticator who picked Goliath Over Poland to win world War ii and the san Diego padres to win in Al in baseball. Riggs is the Choice Over Billie Jean King in thursday night s Tennis Battle of the sexes be cause he has the Superior line of chatter that is. But with All those pills he gulps he May he disqualified for failure to pass the saliva test. Last week s score 4.1-11 two ties for .796. Season record 59-18, .767. Texas 45, Miami Fla. 14 Friday the Best de lenses leak when the longhorns Spring Roosevelt Southern California us geor Gia tech 7 the red Clay coun try gels to see Anthony Davis Indian dance in the end zone. Michigan 38. Stanford 14 from Penn state to Michigan. Stanford s schedule maker must be a masochist. N Ole Dame 37, Northwestern 13 coach Ara Parseghian has never lost a game against his former team. The record stands. Alabama 45, Kentucky 10 the wildcats slow the Crimson tide s Point a minute Pace but not much. Michigan slate 27, Syracuse 7 a Young coach going up Michigan slate s Dennis meets an old one Goi Goul Ben Duke 3d. Washington h to hts rugged skirmish with ten Nessee last week should make the Blue devils tougher. A Braka ,15, North Carolina stale 10 the Piston engine goes boing boing boing the rotary goes David human. Arkansas 27, Oklahoma stale 20 the Razorbacks proved they Are on the Way Back in the game against Southern Cal. Urcla 28, Iowa 14 a week s Resl helps heal Urcla s wounds and slopes new fires. Try others Friday Long Beach Sta e 71. San Jose slate 17 Houston 33, Solh Carolina 74 Tampa 18. Xavier 4 Marshall 23. Las Vesas 10. Saturday East Tennessee 37. Army 7 Colgate 25. Lat Vetre 5 Rutgers 2ff. In thigh 10 Penn slate 35, Navy 7 holy Cross 21, new Hampshire 13 Pittsburgh 73, Bav ror 13 tar rate 19, Akron 6 Cincinnati 28, Villanova 1j we5t Virginia 26, Vir Ginia tech 17. Midwest Colorado Wisconsin 13 Purdue 20, Miami Otilio 17 Minnesota 72, North Daveta 7 Idaho 75, share 9 Tulsa a Missouri 30, Virginia a Kent stare 25, Ohio u. 20 East Carolina 24, Southern Illinois 19 to Ledo 14, Central Michigan 9 Northern Illinois 24, Western Michigan 14 slate 10, Arkansas state 7. 50uth Auburn 43, Lanosga 7 Vanderbill 15. Mississippi slate 7 North Cajina 77, Maryland 13 Tulane 76, Boston College 13 Florida 30, Southern Mississippi 10 Louisiana state 79, Texas 13 Davidson 28, Revne 70 Florida state 71, Kansas in be Cegla 19, Clemson 7 Mississippi 37. Memphis state 20 Richmond 15, Vii a Wake Forest 23, William i Mary ii fur Man 70, 14. Southwest 23, Monaloa 17 Texas Christian Texas Arlington 7 Wesl Texas stale 14. North Texas slate 9. Far West Indiana 78, 19 Southern methodist 24, Oregon stale 16 Wyoming 24, Pacific 13 Utah Szalc 19, san Diego stale 15 Utah 70, Texas Elpaso 7 Hawaii 33, Fresno Sla e 19 Illinois 25. California a Arizona Szalc 42, 20. American league East w l Pel. Go 1 i 10 15 18 Bari More 89 61 .593 Boson 62 69 .5j3 Del Oil 79 71 .527 new York 75 77 .493 Milwaukee 77 80 .474 Cleveland 67 .438 Wesl Oakland 89 61 .593 _ Kansas cily 8? 69 .543 Minnesota 73 75 .490 Chicago 73 78 .483 16 i California ,69 79 19 Texas 53 9s .354 a culls Milwaukee 7, Cleveland 4 California at Texas 2 new York Al Boston Baltimore at Detroit Chicago at Kansas City Oakland Al Minnesota thursday s probable Pithers by the associated press american league Oakland Knowles 6-7 and Odom 4 11 Al Minnesota Golly 6-4 and hands 6-101 2, . California Singer 18-13 and hand 5-6 at Texas Dunning 08 and Ste Cerl 7-17 7, 7 . Baltimore Palmer 21-8 Al Detroit Fri Ryan a . Chicago Forster 6-8 at Kansas Civ Splittorff . National league East w l Pel. Pilts Burgell 75 73 .507 Montreal 75 76 .497 is. Louis 75 76 497 new York 74 77 4m Chicago 77 7? .477 Philadelphia 66 65 .437 West Cincinnati 93 is .616 los Angeles 88 64 .579 Sanfrancisco am 67 ,553 Houston 77 76 w3 Atlanta 73 80 477 san Diego 55 95 .347 it Villi Chicago Mon local 6 san Diego Al Houston St. Louis Al pub Anniea pills Burgh Al new Yorac Allan a .11 los Angeles cinc Annali Al san Franck or go t a 2 4 a 10 a 17 21 37 Mon real Etc no 14.101 Jenkins pm cinc Annali Gull Ell us l Cisco i Bryant Foster 13.j at . Car Flor Downing 9-h, ii p

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