THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Tuesday, May 7, 1968
Page Six THE MICHIGAN DAILY Tuesday, May 7, 1968
Birds blank Tigers on one hit
By The Associated Press McDowell, a hard-throwing intentionally before Cepeda de-
BALTIMORE - Rookie Dave left-hander, struck out 16 batters livered.
Leonhard of Baltimore allowed in his last appearance against Gibson. 3-1, gave up only three
one hit - a single by Jim North- Oakland and his two-game total hits, and struck out 11 as he best-
rup with two out in the seventh- of 30 broke Bob Feller's league ed Seaver, 1-2. who allowed only
and pitched the Orioles to a 4-0 record of 28 strikeouts in consec- six hits.
victory over the Detroit Tigers last utive games set in 1938. Sandy The Mets tied the score in the
night. Koufax holds the major league fourth inning by bunching all
It was the eighth consecutive record with 31 strikeouts in two their hits off Gibson. Bud Harrel-
victory and the 13th in the last games in 1959. son and Ken Boswell led off the
15 starts for the red-hot Orioles, McDowell struck out the side inning with singles and Art
who widened their American in the seventh, the final out mov- Shamsky drove in the run with
League lead over the second- ing him ahead of Feller. He gave the third straight single.
place Tigers to 2 games. up seven hits and didn't walk New York had a chance atan-s
anybody until the ninth when a other run in the inning but oBs-
left, ending Leonhard's bid to single and two walks loaded the well was tagged out at home when
jointeammat Tonhod s asd a bases with one out. he slid past the plate and couldn't
jomn teammate Tom Phoebus as a get back in time.
no-hit pitcher this season. Phoe- However, he got Mike Ferraro to St. Louis nicked Seaver for an
bus hurled his against the Boston pop up and Steve Whitaker to fly unearned run in the second. Tim
Red Sox on April 27. out, ending the game, second on a throwing error by Ed
Leonhard, a 26-year-old right- * * McCarver singled and reached
hander, walked or hit a Detroit ST. LOUIS - Lou Brock opened Kranepool. Julian Javier then.
batter with a pitch in every in- the 11th inning with a triple and singled in the run.1
ning. Orlando Cepeda singled himhI
The most serious bid for a hit home, giving Bob Gibson and the als on one walk and no hits until
prior to the seventh was a line St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory Mike Shannon's infield hit in the
drive into the right field bleach- over the New York Mets and Tom 10th.
ers by Dick McAuliffe with one Seaver last night. . * *
out in the sixth, but it went foul Brock's hit, only the second off HOUSTON-Rusty Staub drove!
by inches. Seaver since the second inning, in six runs with a double and'
The next batter, Mickey Stan- went to deep left center and the three singles and Denny Lemas-
ley, hit a looping liner which first Mets walked the next two hitters ter storped San Francisco on sev-
en hits last night as Houston beat
the Giants 10-2.
Staub got to San Francisco
starter Gaylord Perry, 2-2, early,
doubling in two runs iri the first.
In the second, when the Astros
scored four more runs off Perry,
Staub singled in a run. In the
sixth, he singled in another and
in the eighth drove in another
pair with a single.
Lemaster. 3-3. who shut out St.
Louis on three hits in his last
start, threatened to hold the
Giants scoreless as he limited
them to five hits in the first seven
But in the eighth, Jim Daven-
port walked and Willie McCovey
followed with his seventh homer
of the season.
ATLANTA - Donn Clendenon
belted his fourth home run of the
season in the fourth inning with
a man on, propelling the Pitts-
burgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory
over the Atlanta Braves last
Loser Pat Jarvis had retired
the first 11 hitters before Roberto
Clemente beat out a hit to short
and Clendenon followed with his
blast over the left field fence.
Atlanta got its run off Jim
Bunning in the fifth when Felipe
Alou singled and Sonny Jackson
tripled him home.
CINCINNATI - John Bench
hitting .171 before the game start-
ed, exploded for a two-run homer,
a single and a double to key three
Cincinnati uprisings and power
the Reds past Philadelphia 10-1
George Culver picked up his
first victory over the year as he
scattered 10 hits and pitched out
of several jams. He held the Phil-
lies scoreless in five innings after
they put two men on base.
baseman Boog Powell caught run-
ning to his right.
Dave .May drove In two runs
for the Orioles with singles in the
second and sixth innings. Dave
Johnson started the second in-
ning with a double off loser Joe
Sparma during a two-run fourth.j
The Tigers had one runnerl
trapped off base and three others
thrown out stealing or on run-
and-hit plays which backfired.
NEW YORK - Sam McDowell
struck out 14 batters, breaking the
American League's consecutive-;
game strikeout record, and drove
in two runs with a single last
night as Cleveland beat the New
York Yankees 3-2.
Mickey Mantle of the Yankees
hit his 522nd career homer in the
first inning, moving into fourth
place on the all-time homer list
ahead of Ted Williams.
M sY1'' l hi C
x-Late game not included.
Baltimore 4, Detroit 0
Cleveland 3, New York 2
Minnesota at Oakland, night
Chicago at California, night
Only games scheduled.
Pittsburgh 2, Atlanta 1
Cincinnati 10, Philadelphia 1
Houston 10, San Francisco 2
St. Louis 2, New York 1, 11 innings
Only games scheduled.
Al KO'd by courts again
Supreme Court vowed next
IY Ut1 tsC ill L4 NEW ORLEANS, La. ()-Cas-
sius Clay, the world's heavyweight+
boxing champion who refused in-;
H R duction into the armed forces last
year, lost an appeal of -his con-
NEW YORK MP-Mickey Mantle viction and five-year prison sen-
of the New York Yankees hit his tence yesterday.
522nd lifetime home run in the The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of
first inning of a game with Appeals affirmed a lower court
Cleveland last night, putting him jury's decision that Clay should
ahead of Ted Williams and in have accepted service as an Army
fourth place on the all-time private, despite his claims to be
home-run list. a Black Muslim minister and con-
his claiih to be a conscientious
objector was concerned, "There
was more than adequate evidence
to justify the rejection of his
It noted that the Justice Depart-
ment said Clay did not assert his
objects "until military services
becomes immient, not having been
made at all prior to being reclas-
sified 1-A in February 1966."
Although influential U.S. box-
ing circles stripped Clay of his
title when he defied induction, he
is still recognized as the champion
in some countries of the world.
Mantle's homer, his fourth of scientious objector.C
the season, came off Sam Mc-1 A federal court jury in Houston,
Dowell and went into the lower 'Tex., last June 20, 1967, convicted
right field stands. It was the first Clay on criminal charges. The
homer off the Indian pitcher this judge sentenced him to the maxi-
season and only the second mum prison term of five years and
Mantle has ever hit off him. a $10,000 fine.
Babe Ruth with 714 career: Clay, who prefers his Muslim
homers, Willie Mays with 569 and name, Muhammad Ali, is free on
Jimmy Foxx with 534 are ahead of $5,000 bond. 'His lawyers have
Mantle on the all-time list. promised to fight to the U.S.
The ball was retrieved by a fan Supreme Court.
in the right field stands who His draft board ordered him to
promised to return it to Mantle report for duty on April 28, 1967,
after the game. in Houston. Tex. Once at the in-
The Yankees announced then duction center, however, in a high-
an anonymous person had offered ly publicized move, he would not
$1,000 for the ball and another take the traditional one-step for-
$1,000 when Mantle hit his 535th;ward signifying entry into the
homer, the one that would put a
him ahead of Foxx. armed forces.
The money will be turned over The courtn its op onnot
to Mantle's favorite charity, the that Clay "claims to be a minister
Mickey Mantle Foundation for of the Lost Found Nation of Is-
Research in Hodgkins Disease at lamn Black Muslims" and main-
St. Vincent's Hospital here. ' tains he was due a ministerial ex-
The balls will be sent to emption from the draft.
Cooperstown, N.Y., for enshrine- The judges traced Clay's activi-
ment in the Hall of Fame there. ties back several years and said,
The donor was described only as "His vocation is clearly that of a
a wealthy businessman who in- professional boxer."
sists on anonymity. The opinion said that as far asI
Hannum to coach ABA Oaks;
Gets part ownership of 'club
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OAKLAND, Calif. VP) - Alex
Hannum, who coached two Na-
tional Basketball Association.
championship teams and five /di-
vision winers, signed Friday to
coach the Oakland Oaks who fin-
ished a dismal last in the Amer-
ican Association's just ended first
Hannum will be executive vice
president and a minority stock-
holder as well, joining a new
trend among professional basket-
Bill Sharman signed Monday
with the new Los Angeles Stars
of the ABA as vice president and
coach and, he said, has a promise
of an opportunity to buy. stock.
Ironically for San Francisco
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owner Franklin Mieuli, both Han-
num and Sharman were Warrior
coaches. Hannum might have re-
turned after two years in Phila-
delphia and Sharman might have
stayed if Warrior stock had been
Informed of Hannum's Oakland
contract, Mieuli said that open the
Warrior head coaching job to as-
sistant George Lee if he wants it.
Hannum told a news conference
he signed an eight-year contract
with the Oaks and "will become
totally involved in basketball,"
giving up in effect his Southern
California construction business.
He saidrhe will receive the same
salary from the Oaks as he re-
ceived at Philadelphia.
His 76ers won the Eastern Divi-
sion season title, but lost the firstJ
round playoff to the Boston Cel-
tics, who %vent on to the NBA
Hannum left the Warriors two
years ago because Mieuli demand-
ed that he devote full time to the
team, including holding offseason
Bruce Hale, who coached the
Oaks the past season, will devote
full time to being general manager.
Hannum declined to say how
much stock he gets in the Oaks
except "It's the same as Rick
Barry's." That would be 10 per
cent. Barry will play for the Oaks
after Sept. 30.
Would his and Sharman's
switching to the ABA attract play-
ers from the NBA?
"I think there would be trouble
if we tried wholesale recruiting of
NBA players,"Hannum replied. "If
someone feels he wants to improve
his lot by coming to the ABA we',l
be glad to talk with him."
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