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PAGE SIX

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1967

PAGE SIX TIlE MIChIGAN DAILY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1967

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The event will be a novice type requiring no previous rally experience.
Actual driving time will be approximately two hours.
A party with free food will be held immediately after the event.
Registration fee for event and party-$3.00 per car of non-car
club member.
$2.50 per car for MMC members
and members of any car club
SPONSORED BY THE MICHIGAN MUSTANG CLUB
Everyone Is Invited to Join Us for an Exciting Sunday Night Event!

by

Senators

By The Associated Press
The Washington Senators ousted
Chicago from the American League
pennant race last night by nipping
the White Sox 1-0 behind the four-
hit pitching of Phil Ortega and an
unearned run in the first inning.
The White Sox, who blew a tell-
tale doubleheader at Kansas Cityj
Wednesday night, needed a sweep!
of the three-game series against
Washington to stay alive in the
hectic, four-team scramble.
All Over...
They now can win a maximum
of 91 games and must finish be-I
hind either the Minnesota Twins

Boyer's throw get away from him sweeping four games from Cali- 10 miles south of Detroit.
for art error. fornia, were scheduled to open the There wasn't any snow in Bos-
Hank Allen then hit a double series Thursday night, but rain ton. where the Red Sox are sched-
play ball to short but relay man prevented them from doing it. uled to play first-place Minnesota
Don Buford threw the ball into The game was rescheduled as today, but there was plenty of rain.
the dugout after a force at second part of a twi-night doubleheader The city was struck be a hard
for another error. Frank Howard yesterday, but the temperature in downpour all day yesterday, and
drew a walk and Fred Valentine Detroit dipped to 43 degrees late the forecast for Saturday called
for a 60 per cent chance of show-
U ::::::::::.: :::":: ::::,":>:.::":: ". .:::..... ers. If today's game can't be play-

Sept. 3i
Oct. 1
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Games Remaining

DETROIT
California (2)
California (2)

MINNESOTA
at Boston
at Boston

BOSTON
Minnesota
Minnesota

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or Boston Red Sox, who meet in drove Allen home with the first in the afternoon, and the games
a two-game set Saturday and Sun- of his three singles. were called off.
day. The Detroit Tigers were hit by That meant the teams will have
Southpaw Tommy John started bad weather for the second to play doubleheaders today and
for the Sox and quickly was clip- straight day yesterday, and Min- tomorrow.
ped for the game's only run. Tim nesota and Boston could be side- No rain was forecast for yes-
Cullen, leading off the first in- lined by it Saturday. terday, but the Tigers took notice
ing, grounded to third and first The Tigers, who can clinch at of another element--snow that fell
baseman Tom McCraw let Ken lleast a tie for the pennant by
Major League Standings FALL PRACTICE:

ed, it will become part of a dou-
bleheader tomorrow.
Baseball rules say all games hav-
ing a bearing on the pennant race
must be played. Thus, if any of
the contenders are rained out to-
morrow, the games will be played
Monday or whenever the weather
allows them to be played.
If one team has more than one
game to play after tomorrow, the
games can be played as singles
rather than as a doubleheader.
The Twins conceivably could
wrap up the pennant today-if
everyone plays. They could do it

by beating Boston while the Angels
take a doubleheader from the
Tigers.
In other American League games
yesterday, the New York Yankees
won a doubleheader from Kansas
City 4-3 and 1-0. Mickey Mantle
drove in the winning run an
eighth inning sacrifice fly in the
opener, and Bill Bryan's homer in
the sixth inning accounted for the
only second-game tally.
In the National League, Fergu-
son Jenkins recorded his 20th vic-
tory and Billy Williams walloped
a pair of homers as the Chicago
Cubs trimmed Cincinnati, 4-1.
The champion St. Louis Cards
beat Atlanta 3-1 in the 11th in-
ning when Mike Shannon drove
in one run with a single and Tim
McCarver added another with a
double. Pittsburg beat Houston
4-1 behind the seven-hit hurling
of rookie Bob Moose.

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Friday, October 6

The Ecumenical Campus Center presents its annual
INTERNATIONAL DINNER
and Prograi... the film: WAR GAME

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FOREIGN STUDENTS and SCHOLARS are especially-invited as guests
American Students-$50c; Non-Students-$1.00

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AMERICAN LEAGUE
W L Pct. GB
Minnesota 91 69 .569 -
Detroit 89 69 .563 1
Boston 90 70 .563 1
Chicago 89 71 .556 2
California 82 75 .522 71.
Cleveland 75 85 .469 16
Baltimore 74 85 .465 16?
Washington 74 85 .465 16r2
New York 70 90 .438 21
Kansas City 62 97 .390 281,
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
New York 4-1, Kansas City 3-0
Washington 1, Chicago 0
California at Detroit (2, rain)
Only games scheduled
TODAY'S GAMES
Washington at Chicago
California at Detroit (2)
Baltimore at Cleveland
Kansas iCty at New York
Minnesota at Boston

NATIONAL LEAGUE
W L Pct. GB
y-St. Louis 99 60 .623 -
x-San Francisco 88 70 .557 10=
Chicago 86 73 .541 13
Cincinnati 86 74 .538 13!,,
x-Philadelphia 81 77 .513 17 }
Atlanta 77 83 .481 22%
x-Los Angeles 72 87 .453 27
Houston 68 92 .425 31Y2
x-New York 59 100 .371 04
x-Late game not included.
y-Clinched pennant.
YESTERDAY'S RESULTS
Pittsburgh 4, Houston 1
Chicago 4, Cincinnati 1
St. Louis 3, Atlanta 1 (11 inn)
New York at Los Angeles (inc)
Philadelphia at San Francisco (inc)
TODAY'S GAMES
St. Louis at Atlanta
Chicago at Cincinnati
Houston at Pittsburgh
New York at Los Angeles
Philadelphia at San Francisco

L iamondmen'lestIReturnees

By ROBIN WRIGHT
There are two purposes to fall
baseball practice, according to
Coach Milbry "Moby" Benedict:
1) to review the fundamentals-
sliding, the double play, leads and
breaks, etc., and 2) to see what
progress has been made over the
summer by boys who had an op-
portunity to play in a summer
league. It is also a chance for the
coaches to reevaluate the varsity
squad and to see what specific
areas will require strengthening
or rebuilding.

Evans, a righthander from North-
ville, Michigan. Both are promis-
ing sophomores who saw action on
the freshman team last season.
This year's team will have a
greater need for strength in the
pitching department than last
year's, for doubleheaders have
been scheduled on both Fridays
and Saturdays. - Cramping the
schedule in this fashion requires
the addition of a third strong
pitcher and a reliever.
Captain Doug Nelson, a senior
from Adrian, Michigan will handle

at the Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 423 S. Fourth Avenue

Refreshments-5:30 P.M.

Dinner-6 P.M.

Program-7:30 P.M. (the film, WAR GAME)
(folk singing and dance presentations)
Reservations must be made at the Ecumenical Campus Center,
921 Church St., 662-5529

Benvenuti Dethroned;

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Girl bands are few and far between, and to find NEW YORK (A)-Emile Griffith, ' The once-postponed match went
Gafighting with the desperation of on despite a threat of more rain
one that is Musically Sound and Entertaining a scorned ex-champion, ended the that cut the crowd far below the
five-month reign of Italy's Nino expected attendance of 30,000 and
is rare, but The "Chips" are that and much more! Benvenuti as world middleweight $300,000 in receipts.
king last night and won a majority Griffith surprised everybody, in-
decision in a 15-round title match eluding Nino, by scoring repeated-
7 I L a'at Shea Stadium. ly with his stiff left jab despite a
IFILthe had three-inch edge in reach and a
Snatching back the title disadvantage in both height and
Slost April 17 in a tremendous up-!
set, Griffith useda sid le j weight. Griffith came in at 154
set Grffih ued soid eftjabpounds and Benvenuti at 159%1. I
and a booming body attack to even Benvenuti t th9upr
mater with the blood-spattered! Benvenuti was not the super
matters wh the se boxer of last April 17 when, as a
th hot te bittrlyfou 13-5 underdog, he upset the New
mth. -t hYorker. He was not getting off the
mac. .brilliant combinations and his
1L11 Benvenuti went down from alpunches appeared to lack steam.
> right hand to the chin in the 14th The Italian was throwing them
round but bounced up almost im- one at a time while Griffith kept
mediately, waving his hands to sending in combinations and lung-
Sreferee Tommy Walsh to indicate ing in with his head under Ben-
it should not be called a knock- venuti's chin.
, down. However, he was given the Blood dripped from the Italian's
mandatory eight count. nose from the first round on. Hea
It was the only knockdown of also had a cut under the chin and
the fight. his mouth was red with his own
Judges Joe Eppy and Johnny blood in the late rounds.
Dran scored it 9-5-1 for Griffith. While Gil Clancy, his manager,
:Walshcalled it a draw with 7-7-1 kept shouting at him in the corner
in rounds and 7-7 in points. The between rounds, Griffith closed
fAP card had it 10-4-1 for Grif- strong. He had faded in the stretch
fith. in their first fight.
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Fall practice has shown that the
pitching staff and the outfield are
the parts of the 1968 squad which
have been most affected by grad-
uation. But the overall outlook is
bright. Despite the loss of seven
fine players, twelve lettermen re-
turn from last year's squad, which
finished second in the Big Ten,
recording ten wins against four
losses.
Hurling Hurting?
Although graduation robbed
Michigan of three fine pitchers--
Jim Lyijynen, Bill Zepp and Joe
Kerr-threerreturning lettermen
and two sophomore pitchers are
out for fall practice.
Top pitching prospects on the
squad this year include Geoff
Zahn, a senior southpaw from
Athens, Ohio, Larry Guidi, a sen-
ior righthander from Oroton Falls,
New York, and Jack Hurley, a
righthanded junior from Staten
Island, New York.
Last year Zahn tied an all-time
Michigan record of nine wins
against one loss. His performance
earned him a berth on the second
All-Big Ten team.
Larry Guidi, a very successful
reliever for the squad last season,
will be a starter for the team this
year. Jack Hurley, who saw only
limited action last season will also
play an important role for the
Wolverines.
Additions to the pitching staff
include Gerry Christman, a south-
paw from Deshler, Ohio and Steve

ANDY FISHER

the catching duties next season.
He will be assisted by John Kraft,
a junior from Farmington, Pete
Totone, a junior transfer from
Tucson, Arizona and sophomore
Mark Henry from Fort Wayne,
Indiana. Kraft also may see action
in the outfield.
Totone played against Michigan
last season while the Wolverines
were in Arizona for spring prac-
tice. However, he will be eligible
immediately since he played for a
junior college.
Henry, who played both frosh
basketball and baseball is con-
sidered "a steady player who uses
his head." He will be a strong
backup for Nelson.
The infield is the strongest part
of the team. Although damaged
by the graduation of second base-
man Rick Sygar, it will have three
regulars returning. In fact, most
of them are only juniors.
Jim Hoslerl a junior from Ann
Arbor who did an outstanding job
for Michigan last season, will cov-
er first base. Buddy Forsythe, a
junior from Cleveland, Ohio start-
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ed at shortstop last season, but
is also being tried out at second
base to fill in the vacancy left
by Sygar. He is a righthanded hit-
ter with excellent speed.
Forsythe has been alternating
positions with j u n i or Chuck
Schmidt, who has shown good
technique at shortstop this fall.
Coach Benedict commented that
"although neither position has
been settled, both boys definitely
figure in our plans."
Jim Rose, a senior from Livonia,
also has a chance to win a position
at second. Another contender is
Clancy Sebula, a sophomore from
Detroit, who saw action with the
frosh squad last season.
Third base will be covered by
junior Glenn Redmon, a right-
handed hitter from Allen Park. He
was the only player to see action
every inning last season and was
name as a sophomore to the All-
Big Ten conferencesecond team.
But Andy's Back ...
The outfield is the weakest part
of the team and will require a
great deal of rebuilding. With
graduation Michigan lost Les Ta-
nona, who was named to the third
Big Ten honor squad, and letter-
men Keith Spicer and Dick Ulh-
mann.
Experienced outfield returnees
include Andy Fischer, a senior
from Adrian, and John Arvai, a
junior from Dearborn.
Fisher, a centerfielder, was the
Big Ten batting champ in 1967
with a .459 average, and was nam-
ed -to the first team in the Big
Ten conference. He has been a
starter for two years and "has
done a fine job in pracice this
fall" according to Coach Benedict.
Arvai, a returning letterman,
may see action in either right or
left field.
Another contender is Rich Orr,
a junior transfer from Fort Lau-
derdale, Florida. A lefthanded
hitter "with a good arm, he has
a fine chance of starting" Coach
Benedict commented.
Crystal Ball Cloudy
Elliott Maddox, a sophomore
from Vaux Hall, New Jersey play-
ed third base for the frosh last
season. Coach Benedict described
Maddox as "having good tools,
with excellent speed. He's been
doing a fine job in ball practice
this fall."
John Pink, a Dearborn product,
and Dave Neary of Des Moines,
Iowa, are two promising sopho-
mores that saw action on the
freshman squad last year.
It is too early to make any pre-
dictions regarding the quality of
the 1968 ball club, as scrimmaging
will not start until spring prac-
tice, and not all the players are
out for practice. Injuries have
side-lined a few and only returnees
from last year's squad are partici-
pating in fall practice. Coach
Benedict hopes that, when spring
practice starts, all interested per-
sons will try out for the team.

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