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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - July 9, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Within two outs of record Perry it s Aii Over now Cleveland Catcher Dave Duncan dismayed As he watches a a Herb Washington score to tie contest in ninth a wire photo of strike All Star game first casualty Evanston 111. A the organized charities of Chicago could become the first casualty of the warfare Between the 26 club owners of the National football league and their striking Veteran players. The College All Star game played under the auspices of Chicago Tribune charities will be cancelled As of 4 p.m., Edt wednesday the sponsor vowed monday unless the warring sides agree a to allow the game to be played without the cancellation threat followed the refusal of the All stars to practice unless the nil management Council bargaining unit for the owners and the nil players association resume negotiations. A no negotiations no practices no contract no game Quot the All stars decided monday after a 40-minute meeting. And the executive director of the Chicago Tribune charities Luke Carroll replied a a. Unless an arrangement is worked out within 48 hours to allow the game to be played without interference we shall be forced reluctantly to the All Star game with the reigning super bowl Champion Miami dolphins scheduled to play the Cream of the 1974 Rookie crop this year has been played every year since 1934 with $3.2 million raised and distributed to Chanty. De Garvey executive director of the a Flea called the All stars decision a a great step Forward by some men who Are in a Tough position a Garvey said he had not been contacted by the Federal mediator who conducted earlier negotiations but we Are willing to go Back to the table if the Federal mediator wants meanwhile John Thompson the executive director of the a Floc said he had been asked earlier monday by the Federal mediator to resume talks and was willing to do so. Thompson said he did t think the mediator had been Able to Contact Garvey. Picketing by the nil veterans already going on at training Camps for the dolphins Dallas cowboys Houston oilers and san Diego chargers was scheduled to Start today when the new York jets new York giants Philadelphia eagles and Green Bay packers open baseball set for saturday saturday the High Point Jaycees will hold their annual pitch hit and throw Competition. Boys and girls Between the Ages of 8-12 Are eligible. This is a Competition to test the skill of the youngsters in baseball pitching for accuracy throwing and hitting for distance. The contest will be held at the High Point College baseball Field at 9 . Trophies will be awarded to first and second place winners of each age bracket. Each participant is asked to pre enter by Friday by calling the Jaycee office. Their Rookie Camps. Jim Finks representing the a Floc and Garvey were key figures in talks which led to the All stars decision. Garvey had met with the College players sunday night for about two hours and Finks talked with them for about 50 minutes before. Their monday meeting. Finks reportedly left in tears after hearing of the players decision and made himself unavailable for comment. After the closed All Star meeting Dave Casper a notre Dame tight end bound for the Oakland raiders read a statement that said a we the All stars in Light of the difficult situation we be been placed in with a majority vote will Honor the picket lines by not practising until management and the National football leagues players association begin serious negotiation. A we furthermore will refuse to play the All Star game itself until a signed agreement is in Here tonight a a we a like to play the game but not under these conditions a Casper said later. A instead of people putting pressure on us we decided to put pressure on them. Wren re not taking sides we re in the Middle of the Dave Gallagher a defensive lineman from Michigan who has signed with the Chicago bears said a Casper was a big influence in the voting. Neither Side had a decided effect on us. It was Caspers some players were unhappy with the decision and at least two reportedly voiced their objections to All Star coach John Mckay of Southern Cal. Mckay said he would go on with a scheduled players meeting tuesday morning and a practice session tuesday afternoon. A this is like world War ii a the Southern Cal coach said. A be never heard so Many rumours. No. I was not consulted when they the All Oakland apr a it Sall Over a said Gaylord Perry. There Wasny to much else the Cleveland indians pitching Ace could say monday night after coming within two outs of tying the american league record of 16 consecutive victories. Instead he settled for Bis second loss of the season a his first since opening Day a when the Oakland rallied for a run in the ninth inning and another in the loth on a game winning single by 19-year-old Rookie Claudell Washington the a a designated hitter who was starting his first major league game. Perry had Little to say in a deathly silent Cleveland dressing room which manager Ken Aspromonte kept locked for about 15 minutes after the game because a the Guys feel kind of bad about the loss. It Hurt Perry had a season High 13 strikeouts but said head a rather have no strikeouts and he said he threw a Slider on the game winning hit. A i knew it was All Over when i saw the Ball go through the it did no to take the indians Long to Stop feeling sorry for Perry. A Why should i feel sorry for the Best Pitcher in the american league a said Cleveland Catcher Dave Duncan. After blowing a 3-2 Lead in the ninth inning Perry 15-2. Started his own downfall by walking Pinch hitter Pat Bourque to Start the 10th. Tim Hosley then sacrificed Pinch runner John a Blue Moon Odom to second and o in went to third when Bert Campaneria grounded out to second base. Washington who tripled in the eighth inning for his first major league hit then slashed a single to left Field and Odom raced Home with the highpoint stars took their vote. See All Star on 5b i legion 9 can Clinch Crown it was almost a repeat performance of baseball a dramatic moment in 1951 when Bobby Thompson of the giants connected for a grand slam Home run with two away in the ninth inning and the dodgers leading by three runs. Playoffs were at stake at Finch Field monday night not a trip to the world series As was the Case with the giants. Anyway High Points american legion baseball team was trailing by three runs with one away in the ninth when Gregg Thomas of Andrews High blasted a 1-1 pitch Over the left Field Fence with the bases loaded giving High Point a 10-9 Victory. The victim was Greensboro Burtner. It marked the second straight night High Point has scored four runs in the ninth inning to win. The three Best of five series now stands at 2-1 in favor of High Point. The teams clash again tonight at Finch Field at 7 45, and a High Point Victory this evening will Clinch the Northern division title for the locals sending them against the Winner of the Concord Salisbury series which now stands at 1-1. High Point came from five runs Down to win the game in the final innings. Greensboro led 9-4 after seven frames. Aside from Thomas big War club other top hitters for High Point were Roy Dixon and Shane Wright. Each had three singles in five trips up. For Greensboro Pella Stokes was tops with a double and three singles in six trips. Enterprise Page 3-b tuesday july 9, 1974 Streak breaking run. Washington a decisive hit was Only the sixth off the 35 year old right hander and the costly walk to Bourque was Only Perry a second of the game. Perry a 6-foot-4,215-Pound North carolinian came within two outs of makings 16 victories in a Row when he fanned slugging Reggie Jackson to Start the ninth inning his 13th strikeout. But a Rte Ansboro Bart nor Ooi 303 Ioos 13 4 High Point 010 030 014-10 13 i Williams Colson 8, and Zollmon Beaman b. Thomas 4, g. Thomas 8 and Davis Joe Rudi tripled off the Glove of Charlie spikes at the right Field Fence and Gene Tenace who hit a two run Homer in the second inning lifted a sacrifice Fly to left Field that sent speedster Herb Washington who ran for Rudi scampering Home with the tying run. Vida Blue 9-8, out dulled Perry by firing a four hitter. A two run Homer by Cleveland Catcher Dave Duncan in the seventh inning brought the indians from behind and gave Perry a shot at Matching the 16-victories record set by Walter Johnson and Smoky Joe Wood in 1912 and equated by lefty Grove in 1931 and Schoolboy Rowe in 1934. Perry whose alleged grease Ball antics led to legislation this season that made it possible for the umpires to Call any pitch a Ball when they thought a hurler was loading up the baseball was warned three times by plate Umpire Nick Bremigan for using too much resin on Gaylord Perry the baseball. The first warning came in the second inning the other two in the third. It was Perry s first loss since opening Day when the Yankees beat him in new York. He fell behind in the second inning when he hit Rudi with a pitch and Tenace followed with his 10th Home run of the season. The indians who have moved into first place in the american leagues East division by winning 12 of their last 15 games started their comeback against Blue with a run in the fifth. George Hendrick and buddy Bell led off with singles the first hits off Blue. The hard throwing Lethander struck out Oscar Gamble and retired Duncan on a Fly Ball but then walked Frank Duffy and John Lowenstein to Force Home a run. Jack Brohamer grounded out leaving the bases loaded. With one out in the seventh Gamble singled and Duncan a former Oakland player walloped his 12th Home run of the year Over the left Field Fence. A sellout crowd of 47,582, Oakland a largest of the season watched the game which was played in a drizzle and delayed 22 minutes at the Start by ram. In British open Lytham s funny bounces Allison testing Matador Atlanta a. Bobby Allison was at Atlanta International raceway this morning running tests in the american motors Matador the Enterprise Learned. Later today Allison and american motors will make a joint announcement concerning plans for the remainder of the 1974 racing season. Reportedly it will be announced that Allison will drive the Matador in the remaining super Speedway races and that he will drive his own Chevrolet at Short track events. Allison drove the Matador for the first time last thursday in the firecracker 400 at Daytona Beach fla., and led a portion of the race before he was hampered by mechanical problems. The Dixie 500 at Atlanta raceway is the next super Speedway event and Allison was reportedly Well pleased with his Early morn a a test runs today. Women s head Houston a Doug Osburn Rice University baseball coach was appointed coordinator of women a athletics and club sports monday. He will handle the new duties in addition to his baseball coaching Job. Previously Rice women athletes competed in club sports and met off Campus teams. Lytham St. Annex a England apr Jack Nicklaus and Lee Trevino agreed today that Royal Lytham sets up a funny bounces that can drive a golfer to despair in Pursuit of the British open championship. As Light rain fell Over the 6,822-Yard links beside the Irish sea Nicklaus announced his personal scenario for the 72-Hole test beginning wednesday. A i want to get a solid Lead in the first round and just stay there out in front a he said. A but those funny bounces Are something to worry Trevino who remains a favorite with the British Golf fans was in his Breez Iest form in Advance of the title Chase Over the uncompromising Par-71 layout. A a it a True a Trevino said. A the Ball does Bounce a Little crazy at times out the wind crashing in from the sea in this Northwest Cor Ner of England has something to do with it. But in addition. Royal Lytham has built in problems for even the average golfer thick rough Tough traps and Blind holes. Nicklaus 34, seeking his third British open title in the 103rd year of the championship was listed by Britain Slegal bookies As the 5-1 favorite among 156. Players. Gary player of South Africa was second Choice at 8-1. Johnny Miller thin Blond sensation of the 1974 . Tour also was listed at 8-1. Trevino was rated 10-1 and Tom Weiskopf the defending Champion was at 12-1. Weiskopf was nursing a hairline fracture of his left thumb and said the injury was a bit painful although not serious. A this is a great course a said the Rangy Weiskopf a better than Troon or St. Hale Irwin Surprise Winner of the . Open at winged foot played a couple of cautious practice rounds and said primitive course awaits British open golfers Lytham St. Annex a England apr the wind whips in from off the Irish sea filling the air with a pungent Salt Spray. It blows and blows. The gusts gambol across the dunes. One moment the Sun shines. It is hot and still. The next moment without notice the squalls move in. They Are capricious Bone chilling. The fairways Are narrow and so bumpy they look like a graveyard for dinosaurs. When the Ball hits one of the Small Hillocks who can Tell which Way it will Bounce. Dandelions grow ankle High. The bunkers originally constructed by animals As Protection against the elements Are myriad and murder. Such Are the hidden perils on the Royal Lytham links scene of the British open Golf championship which begins wednesday. A a it a two different games a said Hale Irwin the new . Open Champion. A american Golf and British Golf they re not related. A in the United states we play courses that Are immaculately manicured. We almost always have a visible target. When we hit a Ball we have a pretty fair idea of where it is going and what it will do when it gets there. A not Here. The course is largely in its primitive state. The targets Are hidden. With All those Mounds on the fairways you can hit a perfect shot and not know How the Ball will Bounce. And there Are always the elements you play the wind and the rain As Well As the fails in openers new York a opening games seem to be something of a Jinx for Tom Seaver of the new York mets. Seven times the two time by Young award Winner had opened the season and each time he has failed to stay around for the finish. Irwin is one of 156 who will tee off in the 103rd British open championship Over the aged course built in 1886 and hardly changed Over the years. The dunes course which Irwin Jack Nicklaus Gary player Lee Trevino and week will be a Little different from the one on which the immortal Bobby Jones won the first of his three opens in 1926. . Courses Are As pampered As luxurious living room carpets. On Britain a links the winds the rain and the animals carve the Topography. Its Golf As the Auld scots invented it unspoiled by human hands. The Royal links stretch along the sea in a genteel neighbourhood of Lytham St. Annes a rather posh suburb of Brash and booming Blackpool the working Many a Holiday Paradise of Northern England. A i think i m close to playing Well. This is a course that demands Good driving. As it happens i m not driving too Well right the Winner of the four Day tournament listed rashly by the British As a the open a As though no other such championship exists will earn $13,200. That a Small Money in comparison with the United states where the purses Range much higher. But there s prestige beyond Cash in taking the British title. Helms now at Asheboro Asheboro a former Andrews football assistant Steve Helms has accepted an assistant coaching position under Asheboro a new head coach. Nelson Gravatt. Helms a graduate of Elon was offensive line coach at Andrews for the 1973-74 season. He had come to the red raiders from Griffin Junior High school where he taught for two years. In addition to his football duties. Helms coached the Junior varsity basketball and Tennis teams while at Andrews. He taught biology Helms graduated from Fayetteville senior High where he was an outstanding tackle under red Wilson. 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