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Friday, April 16, 1976


Page Nine


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By The Associated Press
NEW YORK-The New York
Yankees returned triumphantly
to renovated Yankee Stadium
yesterday and rallied to beat the
Minnesota Twins 11-4, with the
key blows being consecutive run-
scoring hits by Oscar Gamble,
Willie Randolph and pinch-hit
ters Lou Piniella and Otto Velez
in the fourth inning,
The Yanks salted the game
away with a six-run burst in
the eighth inning, including two-
run singles by Mickey Rivers
and Chris Chambliss.
The Twins moved out to a
3-0 lead on a four-pitch walk
to leadoff batter Jerry Ter-
rell and a booming 400-foot-
plus home run by Dan Ford on
Rudy May's next serve. The
Yankees returned with a rally
of their own in the bottom of
the third with a run on Jim
Mason's double, Rivers' single
and Roy White's grounder.
Graig Nettles started a four-





run uprising with one out in the Parker and Manny Sanguillen.
fourth inning by drawing a walk The Cardinals, w h o had
from Minnesota starter Dave scored twice in the first inning
Goltz and he scored on Gam- off Pirate starter Jim Rooker,
ble's triple. made the score 5-3 in the
Randloph s i n g 1 e d Gamble sixth inning on Reggie Smith's
home, stole second and scored solo homer to center off
the tying run when Piniella Rooker.
greeted reliever Vic Albury with However the Pirates put the
a single. Piniella took second on game away in the seventh with
a wild pitch and raced home an assault that began with Ren
with the lead run on a single by niebStennett's single and Richie
Velez. Hebner's walk off Cardinal re-
* * * liever Mike Wallace.
Al Hrabosky then replaced
Bucs breeze Wallace and allowed Oliver's
PITTSBURGH-Al Oliver and three-run homer down the right-
Willie Stargell hit consecutive field line. Four pitches laterl
homers to key a four-run sev- Stargell drove his first home run
enth-inning spurt that secured of the season deep into the right-k
the Pittsburgh Pirates' 9-3 vic- field seats. ,
tory over the St. Louis Cardinals
yesterday. Phils Frymaned
The Pirates, 4-0 on the season, MONTREAL-Tim Foli's two-
scored five runs in the opening run double in the six-run fourth
inning off C a r d i n a 1 starting inning and Mike Joregensen's
pitcher Lynn McGlothen, who two-run homer in the seventh
yielded two-run singles to Dave carried the Montreal Expos past

Pistons squeak b


the Philadelphia Phillies 8-5 yes- ner and Del Unser preceded
terday. Kingman's game-winning blast
The Expos, held to just one off Tom Dettore, a shot that
baserunner in the first three went over the left field wall and
innings by Jim Kaat, chased completely out of Wrigley Field.
the Phillies' left-hander in the It was Kingman's fourth
fourth and handed him his homer of the young season and
first loss in the National his third in two games. He
League. also unloaded o f f Chicago
Singles by Larry Parrish, starter Bill Bonham in the
Gary Carter and Nate Colbert second inning with a two-run
produced two runs, a ground- cloutethat vent over theleft-
rule double by Pete Mackanin center field fence and out of
made it 3-1, then Foli greeted the park.
reliever Ron Reed with his dou- The Cubs had taken an 8-7
ble. Bombo Rivera singled home lead in the sevepth when Manny
Foli to cap the burst. Trillo walked, Champ Summers
* was hit by a pitch, Dave Rosello
walked and Joe Wallis hit into
King Fong a force play.
CHICAGO - Dave Kingman's
second tape-measure home run Bosox battered
of the game, a three-run shot in BOSTON - Buddy Bradford
the ninth inning, vaulted the collected four hits, including a
New York Mets to a 10-8 victory homer and a pair of doubles,
over the Chicago Cubs yester- and 1975 World Series hero Clay
day. Carroll checked Boston in the
One-out singles by John Mil- final four innings, leading the
--.- -- -IChicago White Sox to a 8-4 vic-
tory over the Red Sox.
Bradford drove in three runs
and scored three in keying
Chicago's 13-hit attack against
iC k s Rick Wise and Dick Pole.
Brian Downing drove in $
pair of runs for the White Sox
with a homer and a single.
goal average. The Pistons on Carroll, the winning pitcher
the other hand finished with for Cincinnati Reds against the
only a 50.5 per cent average. Red Sox here in the seventh
With about two minutes re- game of the World Series last
maining the 8,330 fans in at- October, r e p 1 a c e d Chicago
tendance began to cheer en- starter Bart Johnson withnone
thusiastically, realizing that the out in the sixth and picked up
Pistons were about to even up where he left off in the Series,
the series, blanking the Red Sox on three
Both teams traded baskets and hits in preserving the victory
fouls, with the Pistons holding for Johnson.
onto their slim lead of two,,--
three, and then five points. Blue lose House
Only 46 seconds remained Stuart House, the all-
when the Bucks' Brian Win- American 6-10 center from
ters fouled Mengelt who con- Detroit Denby, has signed a
verted one of two for a 124- national letter of intent to
120 Detroit lead. play for Washington State.
Winters led the Bucks in scor- House cited several reasons
ing with 33. Other high scorers' for choosing Washington St.
were Bob Dandrich, 31, Gary over Michigan and several
Brokaw, 17, and Elmore Smith, other schools that recruited
16. him: wanting to play for a
Lanier sized up the deciding black coach (George Ravel-
game set for this Sunday in ing), the spirit of the student
Milwaukee. "For the final game body (5,000 students signed a
it's going to depend on who's petition asking House to play
hitting the boards and how well there), and being able to play
Brokaw and Winters are shoot- at forward instead of center.

Special To The. Daily
DETROIT-Bob Lanier scored
35 points, but played only half
the game in leading the Detroit
Pistons to a 126-123 National
Basketball Association playoff!
game victory over the Milwau-
kee Bucks at Cobo Arena last
Lanier got into foul trouble
early in the game when the
referees' whistle blew a total of
67 times, 37-32 in favor of the
"If the fouls were called that'
even in the last game, you'd
know who'd be going to Cali-
fornia," said Piston coach Herb
Brown. He was referring to Mil-

waukee's 32 points off of free1
throws, which he felt made theg
difference in the Bucks 110-107
win last Tuesday. t
"I'm really satisfied because1
we won, and we won in a pres-F
sure game," said Brown. "A
lot of people were laughing ata
us because we can't win pres-
sure games. Maybe this per-n
formance will dispell some ofi
those derogatory statements.
The real pressure game's com-
ing up," added Brown, "but4
now the pressure is on both
of us."
The Pistons played over La-
nier's absence, with five other
players scoring in double fig-
ures. Curtis Rowe was second
with 20, followed by Eric Money,'

Wolverine pitchers h
faced with twinbillsT
By TOM CAMERON Minnesota and the Gophers
The Wolverine baseball team have been awesome this spring
opens up Big Ten play this while compiling a 16-3 record.
weekend with two doubleheaders Minnesota also has some
against Iowa and Minnesota and: revenge riding on the game as
unless something drastic hap- the Gophers had just as many
pens with their pitching staff, Big Ten victories as Michigan3
they could be in serious trouble.: did last year, but also had
Coach Moby Benedict has )nly one extra loss due to a gamep
been able to field one successful Michigan did not play.
pitcher, Lary Sorensen, so far On Sunday, April 17, Michigan
this year although Mark Weber will go to Iowa to play a very
has been pitching quite respec- hot Hawkeye team. Iowa hast
tably also. But after those two, now won their last eight gamess
the roof falls in. in a row, allowing only 7 earnedp
Bill Stennett was the number I runs. In the last four games,
three pitcher this year, but Iowa stickers have totaled up
in four outings, he gave up 18 i49 runs.
runs and pitched only 6113 in- Michigan faced Iowa three
nings for a 14.22 earned run times already this summer while
average. Benedict has even on its trip down South. Michigan
tried pitching Mike Parker, surprised the Hawkeyes two of
an outfielder with an out- those times, winning by scores
standing arm, in his despera- I of 6-5 and 5-3 while losing the
tion to find a pitcher. other time 8-6.
Michigan moundsmen jport a Benedict is going to need a
5.14 earned run average, which lot of hits from his line up this,
the hitting, although at an out- weekend to make up for the
standing .305 average, has not pitching and so far that is what
been able to keep up with. has kept the record at a re-
What makes matters even spectable 8-8-1.
worse are the opponents the Dick Walterhouse and Mark
Wolverine nine are going to be Grenkoski lead the team with
facing. .410 and .365 averages respec-
The defending Big Ten cham- tively and both have stolen tourE
pions open tomorrow against bases without being caught yet.

18, Archie Clark, 15, John Men-;i
gelt, 14, and George Trapp, 13.1
The game started off with a
fast pace that never let up. The
lead see sawed and then the
Pistons caught fire and scored
16 of the next 17 points to take
a 24-10 lead.
Then Milwaukee scored the{
next seven straight to pull with-
in seven. The game stayed close
from here on in with the excep-
tion of an 11 point Piston lead,
40-29, in the second quarter.
Milwaukee thwarted any De-I
troit attempt for a rout with
a 53.2 shooting percentage,
which drew some response
from the players.
"We were a lot quicker offen-
sively than we were Tuesday,"
said Lanier. "We shot better as'
a whole, but I still think theyE
had uncanny shooting."
The Bucks reduced the Pistons'
lead at halftime to 60-58 with a
torrid 70 per cent from the field.'
They continued to hit in the
third quarter with a 70.6 field
Ilies' applies
for hardship
Bo Ellis, star forward on
Marquette University's basket-
ball team, confirmed yesterday
he has applied for hardship
status with the National Bas-
ketball Association.
Ellis has until 24 hours before
the NBA draft, tentatively
scheduled for June 8, to remove
his name from the list.
- f

American League
New York 11, Minnesota 4
Chicago 8, Boston 4
California 5, Kansas City 1
National League
Pittsburgh 9, St. Louis 3
Montreal 8,Philadelphia 5
New York 10, Chicago 8
Atlanta 10, Cincinnati 5
Buffalo,95, Philadelphia 89
Detroit 126, Milwaukee 123
Cleveland 80, washington 79
New York 5, Buffalo 3
Montreal 2,'Chicago 1
Toronto 5, Philadelphia 4
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undergraduate look into our
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way of planning for a good
future. Get all the details
today. Contact: AFROTC

The University of Michigan
The U of M's show choir for singers and dancers
Saturday, April 17-1:00 p.m.
Room 2058 School of Music
For details call: 764-0593

AP Photo
ANDY THORNTON of the Chicago Cubs attempts to upset New York Mets' second baseman
Felix Millan, during a second inning double play. The Mets won the high scoring contest 10-8.

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